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VOL. III.   NO. 7.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Meeting of
City Council
Auditor's Report Commends
-     Work of City Clerk
268 80
252 00
15 50
3 00
A meeting' of the city council
was held last Tuesday evening, the
Mayor,.Aid. Harvey, Jones, Leckie
and Cox being present. .
. The minutes of last meeting were
passed and the following accounts
ordered, paid.
W. R. Glemi, gravel.far Ethel »t....$ 13 50
W. C. Blackwood,  supplying  and
hauling rock fpr streets	
W. C. Blackwood,   do.	
• J. A. Campbell, 3 60-watt Mazda
G. F. James, electrical supplies	
D. McMillan, J day hauling gravel
G. Markham,  cleaning office and
fire hall      5
H. H. Millie, telephone     II
Wm. Haug, wood for Court House     4
■ J. C. Collins, 20 hours work on
boulevards at 30c.         6
Brandon Bros., rent of Opera House
for meeting    35 00
G. A. Fisher, auditing city books...   90 00
Kel. Sawmill Co., lumber and fuel 724 60
Collett Bros., teamine for Dec.......     3 50
' Morrison-Thompson Co., supplies..   38 02
Crawford & Co., stationery	
P. B. Willita & Co., stationery	
I.   S.    Chamberlain,    waterworks
supplies....      7 25
''. The following letter was read
from Mr. G. A. Fisher, who has
just completed the auditing of the
city's books for the year:
■ :_ I beg to advise you; that,I haye
completed the audit of the city's
books and have certified same to
be correct as per statement in hands
of your clerk, Mr..Dunn. ;
I take pleasure this year in again
commending Mr- Dunn's~work on
your books in the neat and perfect
accuracy, and in the accessibility
oir reference to any matter on the
City Council Give Account
of Their Year's Work
Annual Ratepayers' Meeting Draws Large Attendance
''-   Interesting Speech by Mayor Sutherland
6 25
4 15
I regret-I am unable to meet vou
and the council for the presenting
of the   statement,   but   pressing
business compells my absence. -
Yours very truly,
, A letter was also read 'from the
Kelowna Benevolent Society asking
the council to deal with a case of
extreme poverty.
The mayor said they had no
particular department for dealing
,with such cases. He would therefore ask Aid. Cox to make enquiries
and report. 7 _
- A form of liquor license was
■read which had been; drafted by
the city solicitor to comply with the
License By-law No. 76 passed
during the summer. The license
form included a clause reserving
io the board of commissioners the
right to cancel in case of conduct
Warranting it.
Aid. Cox asked   if- something
should not be done in respect to
Continued on pace 0.
The annual meeting ofthe Knox
Presbyterian church was held last
night (Wednesday)* Satisfactory
reports were read from all societies
and organizations of the church.
Dr. McNaughton and W. B. M.
Calder were added to the list of
managers. It was resolved to increase the minister's salary to $1,-
200. Refreshments were served at
close of meeting.
Haug's skating rink was open,
for the first time on Tuesday evening last. The band had been engaged to provide music, and .the
ice being- in good shape a large
number turned up. The band has
also been engaged for next Tuesday evening.
" Uncle Tom's Cabin " is booked
at the Opera House next Thursday,
Jan. 19th.
Mr. J. G. Fraser lelt Wednesday
morning for Vernon, where he has
the contract for the construction
of a house for J. Milligan.'
Mr. and Mrs. R. Sproul and family returned Wednesday from a
few week's trip to Vancouver, Vic
toria and other coast points.
Considering the unfavourable
state of the weather last Monday
night, there was an unusually large
gathering at the annual ratepayer's
meeting, where custom decrees
that the outgoing council shall give
an account of their stewardship
during the past twelve months.
Mr. R. H. Parkinson was elected
to preside.
Mayor Sutherland was the first
speaker. He said that his part of
the election was over, as he had to
thank the ratepayers for that day
electing him by acclamation for
another term of office. He had to
thank them because this year would
probably be the last for some time
in which he would serve in that
capacity, and probably for all time.
This was his sixth term in the
council, two as alderman, and four
as mayor. It had been a pleasant
time for him and he had been
interested in the work, and enjoyed
it. Of the twenty men who had
occupied seats on the council since
incorporation, he had sat with
nineteen of them. Their relations
had always been of a pleasant and
agreeable kind—perhaps because
he himself was not of a fighting
The • work during the last few
years, continued the Mayor, had
been a good deal lighter than, at
the beginning. The work had
been hardest during the first two
years. He had been associated iii
the early days with Mr. Bailey and
Mr. C. S. Smith. They had no city
solicitor then and no by-laws. All
these had to be drafted. During
his five years' service he had drafted all the by-laws, and he could
assure them had burnt a good deal
of midnight oil in the service of the
city. As there was no contest this
year for mayor he was free to tell
them these things without convey-
the impression that he was canvassing for votes.
Of all the years he had seived
on the council, he went on, none
had been more pleasant than the
last. All had worked harmoniously
together.- He would by to give
his hearers some short account of
the year's work.
Starting with the financial question
he said, they started the year's
work with arrears amounting to
$7,100. Deducting $3,600 unpaid
taxes and rates, left $3,500; which
amount was borrowed.
The matter of assessment was
first taken up in 1906, the amount
being then $250,000. In 1907 it
was7 $500,000r just"double: The
following year it was $750,000, a
50 per cent, increase, and last year
it had risen to $840,000. This
year the amount was $1,112,000,
an increase of. 32 per cent This
did not mean that the value of the
land had been raised, but improvements had been made and new
subdivisions marked out. This
year's increase of 32 per cent, was
due approximately 15 per cent, to
improvements, and 17 per cent, to
general increase of assessment.
The city had been fortunate during
the year in having a sub-division
registered by the car tracks, which
had materially increased the assessment.
During the past year they had
borrowed on debentures $ 18,000,
$15,000 for water extensions, and
$3,000 for school purposes. On
this they had paid interest for six
months. Next year, an increased
amount would be necessary to pay
interest for twelve months. • The
same kind of thing happened every
year. This year they had .had
$ 1,250 additional interest to pay
over last year. In all they had had
$2,230 make up. more than last
year's requirements. v This had to
be provided either by increasing
the taxes or in some other way.
The total tax levy this year had
been $26,370, or $708 lew than
last year. This increased the
amount to be made up to $2,938,
and adding this year's surplus of
$2901, meant that they had raised
or saved this year, $5,839.
This could only be done in two
ways. They could not cut down
the amount required for debentures
nor for_ school purposes, so they
had cut down the general rate to
6£ mills, a saving of $2)852. The
rest of the saving had been on-the
light and water plant..
Perhaps they should not have
had that $2,900 surplus, continued
the mayor. They might have
struck the rate at 20£ mills and
come out even. But in figuring
their estimates they had not taken
into account some savings ' which
had been effected in various
directions. For instance, in the
light and water they had figured
the monthly expense as last year at
$596, whereas it had been reduced
to $481. This they had not figured
Going on to the electric light
plant, this yeair it had practically
paid for itself. There had been a
total revenue of $ 13,333; the
operating expense, interest and
sinking fund, and additions to
plant amounted to $ 13,949. This
showed a loss of $616, but if the
additions to plant, which were'
permanent improvements had
been charged as they might have
been, to capital account, the plant
not only paid for itself, but showed
a saving of $1000 (applause).
When we considered that at
Vernon the operating expense of
the electric plant alone was over
double our own combined water
and light, he thought the plant was j
a credit to the city. He could not
of course say. what another council,
would do, but as they anticipated
an additional revenue next year of
$2,500 from the combined plants,
it was likely there would be a reduction in rates.
In referring to this year's waterworks extension, he said that this
year 25,000 feet or nearly five
miles of wood pipe had been
added, at an average cost installed
of 55c. per foot, as against $3.15
er foot for ten inch iron pipe and
2.82 for eight inch. The water
rates had caused a little trouble,
but he thought the rate now fixed
by by-law compared very favorably
with other cities.
Most of the work on the roads,
he continued, had been done in
the centre of the city, though
actually more gravelling had been
done than any year since < 1906.;
The work was ..not yet complete,
and when a covering of finer gravel
and a top finishofsand had. been
added we should have a street to
be proud of.
The debenture debt of the city
was now $163,000 made up as
follows: Local improvement $f7,-
000; water and light, $75,000;
streets and fire protection, $ 16,500;
schools, $17,500; parka, $37,000.
The first two paid for themselves,
while the others were raised from
taxes. The latter had been kept as
low as possible. It was right and
proper to raise money when it was
a good investment, but care should
be exercised when there was no
revenue in sight.
There were a number of things
to be taken up in the coming year,
said the Mayor. He would like
to see a great deal more cement
walks. This yea* the demand had
been so small as not to be worth
while issuing debentures for. They
would probably have a cement
walk from Pendozi street to the
Presbyterian church. There was
also a great probability that they
would be able to make a still further
reduction in the taxes.
In conclusion the mayor said
there were other things above the
financial question, to make the city
a good place for ourselves and
children to live in, and he thought
they had given them consideration
in the best interests of the community. : .
The mayor resumed his seat
amidst loud applause.
Alderman Jones said he was
pleased to see such a large audience to hear about city affairs. He
congratulated the city, on having a
man like Mayor Sutherland at the
head of affairs. He was of opinion
that he was fully deserving of the
confidence the people had shown
in their Mayor by electing him for
a further term of office. * It was not
necessary for him to speak continued Aid. Jones, on the finances
of the city. That had been already
dealt with by the Mayor. He was
personally gratified at the evidence
of prosperity shown by the statement. He would like however to
say something about other, committees he .had been connected
with. .'."..
Take the fire brigade. The city
had'now twenty active young men
who gave their services without
any pay at all from the city. In
material and equipment, hose, reel
etc., the city has paid out about
$ 1,000 in addition to a grant. of
$ 100. The fire hall had been fitted
up comfortably and a number of
the brigade were living there. They
had all witnessed the splendid
efforts of the brigade at the various
iires which occured., (applause).
He knew of no town where the
boy8 were more enthusiastic than
here. He could not leave the subject without paying a tribute to Mr.
F..M. Buckland, who was acting as
a kind of god-father to the boys,
and organized them into splendid
shape. They had now 1,700 feet of
hose and two reels, and a very
fair equipment. He hoped that
during the coming year the city
would be able to do more towards
the; support of the brigade. • He
suggested that accident insurance
policies might be furnished to the
young men who worked a considerable, risk .to life and limb.
They never puE" ih auy bills for
spoilt clothing or other loss, and
Mere always ready to turn out at
f ?■• o'clock in - the morning ■;■ in any.
kind of weather. He thought, the
city might be able to do a little more
for theiii. •   ;.;  . 7 •-.■.■A-••■-.-:-. :
Speaking of the public Park,
Aid. Jones said the council started
last year with a policy of econom-
ical.adminstration, and did not see
their way to spend any large - sum
on the park. Last year the money
spent-was from proceeds of debentures and not from current revenue.
Thip,year they had spent -nearly
$400 on flowers etc. He Suggested
that each year ornamental trees
should be planted and the old trees
gradually removed. In a few years
they would thus have a fine park
which would be a credit to the
town* 7
The cemetery, continued Aid.
Jones, as many knew, had been in
a bad enndition for the last few
years. No proper plan-was in existence and in some cases graves
hald been dug in the roadway. This
year a plan had been made and
the ground properly marked out,
and.people._.;could=now~'secure- a
proper deed from the city for
graves there. Records of burials
were also kept in books belonging
ao the city.
He confessed they had not done
enough on the streets. They had
been anxious to make both ends
meet If' they had known there
was so much of a surplus they
would have done more. He was
not altogether satisfied with the
way the streets were handled. He
advocated the purchase of a rock-
crusher, which; would supply rock
of the proper size, instead of either
too small and mixed with line clay,
or too large. He would also like
to see some experiments made in
oiling the streets to prevent dust.
The process had been tried at
various places in B. C. and reported
as satisfactory. He thanked the
electors for again electing him to
represent them and promised to
do his best in their interests.
Aid. Leckie then addressed the
meeting. He agreed, he said, with
Aid. Jones' eulogies of the Mayor.
Mr. Sutherland had a fad for
municipal work, a quality necessary
for success. The city was indebted to him in no small degree
for his untiring work in connection
with the by-laws. Speaking of his
own work, Aid. Leckie admitted
that he had'not always got along
quite pleasantly with those he had
had to deal with. The task he
had takenCup required a kicker,
and he had had every opportunity
to kick.    He had made certain
promises at the beginning of the
year, and he had endeavoured to
live up to them. They had got as
good a set of employees at the
power house as could be got anywhere. Travellers who knew
nothing of the affairs of the city
had declared that they had the
neatest little plant in B. C. The
men in charge were neither lazy
nor careless and it was a pleasure
to go over the plant. The only
misfortune which had happened
had been through a streak of
lightning, which had found him not
quite ready for it. He was negotiating about lightning arresters at the
time, but the lightning, would not
wait for him.
The plant, he continued, now
pays for itself. When they borrow
ed the $ 15,000 for the water works,
it was with the understanding that
it would not be expended until
there was revenue in sight. The
tax payers did not have to contribute anything.
He referred  to  the by-law   to
raise money to  extend   the  plant.
They could be sure of this that the
money would not be spent unless
there was revenue in sight.    At the:
present time they had a 150 horse
power  engine  working   on a 100
kilowatt generator.    At five o'clock
at the present season when  the
lights  came  on  it was working at
full  capacity.     They  would  thus
soon  need  a  new  plant to cope
with increasing  business.     Later
on in the night, however, the load
became  less,  and   then  the plant
was running wastefully.    He calculated that by providing  a  smaller
generator for the lighter load  they
would save a cord of wood a night.
Then there was  a   demand . for
power during the day.   He thought
it would be a good investment.
AWe't referred    to . the    efficient
maniter in iwhich the.pipe liije, had.
beenjaid.    It paid  to  get good
men when  work was to be done.
The running expense of the water
plant   compared - favorably   with
other towns, and the surplus this
year of $7,400 would pay interest
and sinking   fund on the outlay.
Thus- for the first' time the plant
would pay for itself.    He invited
questions oh the matter.   He had
kicked hard himself,  and  he expected there would be some kicks
in return; if he could not answer
them he was quite willing to  take
all that was coming to him.
Aid. Harvey then spoke on behalf of the Board of Works, of
which he was chairman, s The city,
he said, covered a great area in
proportion to its population.. It
was therefore difficult to keep up
with the work on streets and sidewalks in so young a city. They
could not attempt it all at once, or
the city would go bankrupt. The
idea was to do a little at once as
well as possible. He regretted the
fact that-during the--late- -summer
and fall he had been away from
town on business a great deal, and
much of his work had fallen on
others. He referred to the gravelling of Bernard ave. and Pendozi
street In the latter case they had
been caught by the weather, the
Contmued on pave 3
Completion of Important
Telephone Line
One of the important works
undertaken by the Dominion Government in British Columbia has
just been completed in the forging
of the final link in the iron circle
of the Kamloops-Okanagan telephone system by the construction
of a new telephone line between
Kamloops and Vernon by way of
Grand Prairie. In its completed
state the government telephone
line now runs in a full circle from
Kamloops through Nicola, Hedley,
Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon
back to Kamloops, with these six
offices acting as connecting points.
In addition there are three spurs,
Kamloops to Little Fort, Nicola to
Lower Nicola and Vernon to
Between Kelowna and Vernon
there are both a copper metallic
line, used exclusively for telophone
work, and a single iron wire for
telegraph service. This telephone
system is 372 miles around its entire circle and in all there are over
500 miles' of wire including the
spurs and the second circuit between Kelowna and VernoD.
Among the improvements in the
near future will be a considerable
amount of re-poling in the Otter
Valley and Similkameen section
and the construction • of a second
circuit;of metallic copper between
Kelowna and' Penticton. The
latter will give a copper metallic
service^between' ;Vernoh and Penticton, the. business section of the
system, The old iron wire will be
used exclusively for telegraph work
thus relieving the work of the
telephone between these points.. -\
.,.;,' There ;We|Avl^'?fift^pffice8 and
a^hties'ptt^^ jy8tem>c^tolaecting
with the outside vsrpr|d, many points
of which are at some distance from
the railroad arid whose only connection with the larger centres*
apart from the telephone, is a mail
once a week.
As a connection)with a number
of both government and private
exchanges the wires are of inestimable value. The government
line has its own exchanges at
Hedley, Princeton, Merritt and
Nicola, on which there are over
100 local telephones. The system '
also connects the three exchanges
of the lake shore telephone at
Peachland, Penticton and Summer-
land, controlling nearly 300. instruments. Connection is also made
at Kamloops with the British Columbia system, at Vernon with the
Okanagan Company's system and
at Kelowna with Mr. Millie's private
exchange. The new line between
Vernon and Kamloops was constructed under Mr. G S. Stevens of
On Wednesday evening the
choir and Chancel Guild of St.
Michael's Church were entertained
at the home of the Rev. Thomas
and Mrs. Greene.- A large number
of guests Were present, each wearing some device representing a
popular magazine, and much
amusement was derived from the
attempts at guessing the names of
the different periodicals. The evening passed pleasently with music
The ladies of the Kelowna Benevolent Society would be glad to
receive any children's or men's
under garments. Anyone having
such to give kindly leave at Mrs.
Capt Philp*8 as soon as possible.
An explosion which might have
had still more disastrous results
occurred this morning at the house
of Mr. Cameron, on Bernard ave.
next'to W. C. Blackwood's. The
hot-water apparatus recently installed had frozen up in the night.
In ignorance of this a fire was
made in the stove as usual, with
the result that the water front exploded, shattering die stove and
doing considerable damage to the
Municipal Election
There was no contestant's year
for the mayoralty, D. W. Sutherland being returned by acclimation. •
In the North Ward, J. W. Jones,
and A. S. Cox were returned by
In the South Ward five Canidates
presented themselves. As only
three were required, a poll was
necessary with the following result:
DALGLEISH (elected) 108
LECKE (elected) 107
COPELAND (elected) 87
Mantle 68-'
Voting on ByJaw.
A poll was also held on By-law
No. 83, which is for the purpose
of borrowing $7,000 for addition**
to the power plant
The voting resulted as follow! t
For .149'
Against ,. 42
»    TO
V        •"<!
The ttecessairy
ority b«ing 119
easily carried.
the by-law
^ Tiie Orchard Gity Record.
Thursday, Jan. 12
News of the VaJey.
The s. s. Kaleden has been
drawn ashore ae Kaleden, and
will remain there through the winter.
The Hon. Price Ellison was
entertained last week at a luncheon
iii Vernon in honor or his return
from the Old Country. His long
end entertaining account of his
adventures there contains manv
timusing passages. Apples he said
■were grown in England under
{.•.'.ass that would cost a guineii each
.■.nd he proposed to show them
what they were like. Here Mr.
Ellison produced from his pocket
a parcel, and after unwinding
several layers of tissue paper he
disclosed a miserable sunken and
spotted specimen of an apple,
which looked infinitely-worse than
any wind...11 that could be picked
up in an Okanagan orchard. To
show that it was a fair specimen of
English fruit, he stated that it was
one of a lot that had been on the
table in a house where he had
dined. He had taken it ^vith the
permission cf the owner (laughter)
find it had come from the table of
wealthy people who had four but-
1 rs and footmen to serve the family and two guests when he was
with them. In contrast with these,
<nd as an evidence of what kind
c f markets awaited our fruit, he
s iid that he had seen Winter Bananas from this province sold in
London for a shilling apiece, in
Regent St., while a nice little paper
box containing six Spitzenbergs
brought four shillings and sixpence.
Me had sold boxt.s from the B. C.
exhibit for <_ ?>u_nr-a a box, while
others brought .wei.ty-five shillings
per box. One of the things that
'surprised the people of the Old
Country was the manner in which
our fruit "stood up." They could
hardly believe that the apples
shown had come six thousand
miles and had been handled several
-.tries <>n the r.-.-hvays and steamers.
He had given away a great many
boxes of apples as an advertisment;
and was particularly glad to be
able to announce that, after a considerable amount of red tape, he
had succeeded in presenting a
couple of boxes to His Majesty
King George V. (cheers).
An Excellent Plan
The Canadian Government
Annuities system which was approved by unanimous vote of
Parliament in 1908, and is available to everyone, presents exceptional advantages to the young or
middle-aged who are able to save
over a considerable period to
secure for their declining years an
income free from all possible
danger of loss or diminution, and
at the lowest possible cost. If the
person ha3 a lump sum saved up
which he or she could apply on
account of the purchase, the cost
for the remaining years would be
reduced to a greater or smaller
extent, according to the amount
which was paid in the lump sum.
For example, a man of 35 wishing
to purchase an annuity of $300 at
60 and having $500 in the savings
bank which he could apply on
on account of the purchase in a
lump sum could then complete his
contract for an annual payment of
$38.82, while if the $500 had not
been paid he would have had to
make an annual payment of $71.04.
In the event of his death before 60,
his heirs would of course receive
back the $500 as well as the annual
payments with 3 per cent, compound interest; and if he became
an invalid or disabled so that he
could not earn a livelihood, and
the amount that he had paid in
would yield him an income of $50
or more, he could draw his annuity
at his then age though he were
under 55 or 60. This points out
the advantage to a man or woman
who has been saving up for the
years when they are unable longer
to work of immediately transferring
any amount which they can spare
to their account for the purchase
of an annuity. The amount, if left
in the savings bank at 3 per cent,
would yield an income far short of
the amount required for their
Information may be had at the
Post Office, or of the Superintendent
of Annuities, Ottawa, of the plan
you may adopt to make this
The citv of Hamilton is going to
print its assessment roll in pamphlet form for general distribution
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
A eprained aaJda will u«u»Hy dteable
the injured p«_»op» i.r tLnte orfour meelce.
thia is du* to lack .t prcper lieatment.
When C-.amberfeun.e Liniment it applied
■ cure me; be effected in three or four
day*. This liniment it one of the best and
most rtmarkabla preparation* in ute. Sold
hy all druggists.
(Section 31.)
Application for License
Notice it hereby fivtn that, on lite 3let
day of December acxt, application Will be
made to the Superintendent of Provincial
Police for the (rant of a license for the
sale of liquor by retail in and upon the
premises known as the Lakericw Hotel
situate at Westbank, B. C, upon the lands
described as Lots 9 and 10, Block 6.
Dated thia 24th day of November, 1910.
q   A WANT AD. in the Record
will bring speedy results.
The peculiar properties of Chamberlan's
Cough Remedy have been thoroughly
tested during epidemics of influenza, and
when it was taken in time we have not
heard of a single case of pneumonia. Sold
by all druggists.
Bouvette's Express
And General Delivery.
Meets all Boats.
Prompt attention to orders.
Phone 158.
Office, Wilkes old store.
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Hcly Communion, first and third Sundiors in.the
month at 8 a.m.i second and fourth Sundays, attar
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Momin* Prayer at 11  o'clock;  Evening Pimyer at
REV. THOS. GREENE, B. A.. Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Servicss »t I! a.m.; evening services at 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
W««k-7 ftsysr M i iSwa en Wednesdays at 0 p.m
BeoToalic Presbyterian Church.
Afterneee. service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Peetor.
Phone II
Phone 120
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sebbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 0 p.m.
REV. J. W. DAVIDSON   Pastor.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh, Pastor.
The sailing schedule of the S. S. Okanagan during the summer months it  as  foi
Read up         Daily Except Sundays Read down
10:45           Okanagan Landing 12:45
8:05            Okanagan Centre 2=25
Short's Point
7:15                  Kelowna 3:05
6:45                    Gellatly 3:40
6:15                 Peachland 4:15
5:25                Summerland 4:52
5:00                   Penticton 6:30
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 contageoua 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
Kelowna M
Funeral Directors and Emhalmers.
W« haoe a lar6e consignment of the latest lines of?
Picture Mouldings JUST IN.
Now is your time to get all your Picture Framing
done, st prices that DEFY COMPETITION.
Satisfaction Guaranteed. Office Phone, 86
A "Want" ad. in the Record
ia a sure dividend-paying
The greatest danger from influenza is of
its reulting in p n eumonia. Thia can be
obviated by using Chamberlain's Congh
Remedy, as it net only cures tnflueaza, but
coutracte any tendency of the dsae'ase towards pneumonia.  Sold by all druggists.
Boot & Shoe Maker
and Repairer.
Ladies' and Children's Work, and
Men's Light Goods.
Next Royal Bank.
Trade Marks
Copyrights &c;
Anyone sanding a skstoh and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
Invention Is probably patentable. Conmnnlea.
Invention is probably patentable. Ct __ . .
turnsstrtotly confidential. HAN8BO0K on Patents
sent free. Oldest agenoy for securlntrpatents.
Patents taken tfiroaeh Munn 4 Ce. receive
tftcialnotUt, without charge, Inthe -
Scientific America...
A handsomely lllnitiatsd weekly. Ljggnt clr-.
culatlon of any sclentlflo journal. Xenns for
Canada, $8.75 a year, postage prepaid. Sold by
all newsdealers.
MUNN & Co^i^NewJfork
Branch Office, 825 F St. Waffclnston, D.C..
If your business is
not worth advertising,
advertise it for sale.
Agency for all kinds of Music,
Songs, Dances, Instrumental,
and  Church Music, and
Teachers* Supplies.
Violins' Banjos, etc., and fittings
for same.
If you desire  prompt   delivery   at
lowest rate* order from
P. O. Box 325, Kelowna.
G.3E3      CSSa
Opens January 7th, 1911, Closes January 18th.
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This will be ten days of GENUINE BARGAINS for the people of Kelowna.
No hot air sale, but a sale that will benefit every buyer, and SaVe You Dollars.
2 fori
Ladies'Fancy Collars, Belts, and Furs,
To clear at Half-price.
Dress Goods Sale.
Suitings and Suit Lengths, in
Venetians, Panamas, Broadcloths, Taffetas, Serges, Clan
Must move, 30 per cent. Dis.
Waists and Waist Lengths
Novelties in SilkWaist Lengths
Nets, Silks, Delaines, Muslins,
and Tailored Linens.
All on the Bargain Counter.
One-third off regular price.
Hosiery Bargains.
Regular 25c Wool Socks, 6 pairs for $1
Regular 35c. Cashmere, 4 pair for $1
Ladies' Hose, regular 35c Ribbed Cashmere,
$1 will buy 4 pairs
Regular 50c Fine Cashmere, $1 will buy 3 pr
All Sale goods Cash.       No goods on approbation.
Odd Pants      Boys' Knickers      Fancy Vests
Hats and Caps
Mens and Boys' Suits and Overalls
Going at 30 per cent. Discount;
Good bye tb our Wool Blankets and Eiderdowns.       20 per cent. Discount.
Big Reductions in all SKIRTS.
Towel Bargains that will keep
them on the move;
Lace Curtains, Curtain Muslins, 25 per cent off
The root of coufidence is value, not talk.   Come, bring your friends, and be convinced.
BARGAINS!  Money saving Bargains in every corner of the store.   Remember the dates, Jan. 7th to 18th.
Phone 22
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Established )650e
A:: Thursdaq, Jan. 12
Orchard Gity Record
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
Gomera, in the Canaries, Possesses a
Queer Custom.
Gomera is two centuries behind the
timea, although it lies no more than
•       fifty miles outside the track of steamers.   In importance, as in size, it is
3ixth among the Canary Lslands; but
according to   a gentleman   who   haa
R _, just sojourned thore, it possesses one
"• ^« feature that is distinctive, the whist-
 ling languagp.    T_y a curious graded
scale of shrill whistlings the mountaineers of the r\'ion are able to converse over a dLt ^_ ■ oi' as far as four
or. five miles.
The art is of greM antiquity. -The
original" inhabitant,-, of the island
were the -Guanchcs, who were conquered by the Spaniards in tbe fifteenth century. (These were a pastoral people, despite   the   mountainous
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da m    u nature of their territory.   It was their
a. a. Moornouae, need of   a meun!.  of  communication
across long distances over the great
ravines that cut the heights which
caused- the development of a system
oi crude signalling by whistles into a
complete language. The like method
is employed. by the natives of the
Atlas Mountains, and it may be that
the primitive manner of -whistling
was brought thence to Gomera, since
long ago there was considerable emigration of the Africans to the Canaries. But the signalling in the Atlas
Mountains has never expanded beyond its original simplicity, while
Graduate Toronto in Gomera it has grown into a distinct language.
As far back as 1660, Dr. Sprat, who
was at that time. Bishop of Rochester, wrote a letter to the Royal Society, in .which he made mention of
an Englishman he hadf met at Teneriffe. This unfortunate man had
been made deaf for fifteen days by
the shock of a native's whistling at
his -ear7-. Indeed, as one reflects on
the distance that the sound is made
to carry, it becomes apparent that the
noise, must be fairly deafening at
close quarters. A hotelkeeper in
Santa Cruz de Teneriffe "employed-a"
KELOWNA Gomerian as kitchen girl. She had a
lover who worked in Laguna, almost
  five miles from tlie hotel.    Yet the
girl was accustomed to mount a hill
that rose at the back of the hotel, aiid
there indulge in a series of ear-splitting whistles.   And always the lover
• . .,   , arrived, to visit h>r; within aii hour.
Money to Loan on reasonable terms That   such    performances    requires
Amoc Mem. Cen. Soe. C. E
Waterworks and Sewerace -Syttami, Pumpinj end
lightins Plant., Concrete Construction, etc.
P.O. BOX 137
Financial Agent
AH binds off Financial
business transacted.
Keller Block.
P.O. box 273
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
p. o. Box ias
special powers- is. demonstrated!?"-by
the fact that the Gonieransof the:
mountains have extraordinary devel-'
opment of chest and:throat;    '.':,
It is small wonder that. the' island
is little known, as it lies two days',
journey from Teneriffe, and is without accommodation "for guests.: Its
extent is only fifteen miles in length
by thirteen in breadth," and the.
population niimb'.'rs a scant fourteen
•Phone 06 thousand. It7k7 however, an ideal
spot so far. as climate goes in. all sea-
r.       ^o     -    • c. _   -J sons ofLthe year, since rain is rare,
Corner feneozii Street and        and the temperature is uniformly de-
Lawrence Avenue, lightful.    The"  priniitiveness  of  the
place is shown by the fact that it has
___«. ——.  no roads, only bridle patfys, and- these
are so steep that. cruppers and breast
girths are essential to hold the>sad-
dies in place.
One must adventure over the rough
trails' if he would hear the whistling
language; for it is not .used except by
the mountaineers., Dwellers in towns
are not familiar with it, since with
them there exists- no necessity for. its
use. To" the "mountaineers; however,
it is ..a'great convenience, and women
emjiioyit as much .as: meh7 Some.'of
the.■•less skilful resort to their "fingers
in the mouth, after the fashion of
our own boys; b,ut this is a confession
of inability.' 7  A
The language is made up like a sort
of Morse code, with high calls; and
low, short calls and long, with rising
and falling inflections,   and  with   a
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.    Mrs. LAWRENCE, Graduate Nuree,
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.G
Phona 134
Horses bought and sold on commission.    Dray meets all CP.R  =  	
boats.   All kinds  of heavy team curiously articulated utterance, some-
Work. 'Phone 20. thing, similar to triple-tonguing on a
       .cornet. ^Quaint  and  impressive   as
— 7- ""—:—: "this whistling language is, it-seems
.■A a pity that it should die out.   It is,
I0HN CURTS however, surely piassing, and a few
"       .■■—-.. years .more will witness its extinction.
Plans and Specification* Prepared
and estimates siven for publicBuild-
An Astonishing Invention.
   _____ .   _ Perhaps one of the most astonish-
inflS,Town and Countty Residences ing inventions on record was the de-
yyy--      .,„_„„,_ vice of a Frenchman who suggested
JOHNCURTSt KELOWNA the laying down of huge suction tubes
PHONE No. 93
from the coast but to various points
in the open sea. When war broke
out-and -hostile ussts approsc**©**1 .us
coast, machinery on shore would be
set to work, the enemy's vessels
would be caught by the irresistible
On improved property also other securities BUction   drawn to the ends of   the
tubes and there hold firmly as prison
Fire, Life, and Accident
era. The ono essential part of this
idea Which seemed to be missing was
the machinery which was going to
draw a 25,000 ton warship backward
with its engines going at "full stasm
  She Wasn't Fretting.
A fond mamma had found occasion
during the morning to reprimand her
small daughter with more than usual
severity. It seemed to hurt the
child's feelings considerably.   In tbo
•nd afternoon the little girl sat on the
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship   graduate  in   Piano
Teacher'* Course of Toronto Conservatoiy sofa staring vacantly out of the win-
of M.uaic    Late Teacher in Westminster dow, apparently wrapped in medita-
College, Toronto.
Will receive pupila for pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
Lawrence Avenue, off PendozrStreet.
Address: P.O. KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
Haroey Aoenue. East
tion. The mother relented and, coming over to the side of the little girl,
placed her hand on the child's shoulder and asked, "What are you thinking about, dear?"
"I *uz jus' finkin*," Baid the little
girl, "if I want six or eight bridesmaids." *%
Ills We Might Have,
A famous writer said: "Man in general, or, as it is expressed, ■, on the
average, does not live above two and
twenty years, and during these; two
and twenty years he is liable to two
and twenty thousand evils, many of
which are incurable. Yet even in this
dreadful state men will strut and figure
on the stage of life. They make love
at tho hazard of destruction and intrigue, carry on war and form projects
just aa if they were to live in luxury
and delight for a thousand atfes."   '
Pleasure and Happiness.
There are many pleasures found in
tho search for happiness, but there is
little happiness for him who seeks
pleasure. Pleasure is what you feel
when your neighbors come to Spend
the evening. HappineBS is what yon
J^el when they go.   .
jf. H. P. Murray, Lieutenant-Governor
of New G .in. :• Desr-rfoss Habits of
the Man-E^.ti-ig Natives—You Can-
i    not Eal Yojr O.vn Quarry, Accord-.
1     Ing to the- Best Table  Manner^—
1    The Re-Marrnga Qjcstion.
Monotony i!. n -t goneral y lo.kedfor
as a chnractenV ■> of existence in a
1 country wlie.o d. :th is ipjarded as a
; tnere incident, and cannibalistic-feasts'
are of everyday occurrence. And. Papua, or British New Guinea, is no
exception, us we made clear by Mr.
•J. H. P. Murray, the lieutenant-governor—recently in London on a short
holiday—in a_i i .tervbw with a newspaper man.
! >. "The settled r" t," stiid his'honor,
,"ia safer thcji'Lo'.don'; and. even the
districts outsi.7 Government influence
are safe enough, if you travel with an
armed escort.
i "Papua is a wuitry without railways, and, r.psitiv-.'ly, 'he only means
!of traveling and t!'aus;ort is on foot.
Of an Australian it/, is sa;d that he
Iwlll walk two mi!(S to' find a horse to
carry hh'u one; but in Papua the country is impossible for riding^everi to
an Australian. Ti'here it .is hot densely;, wooded and entangled with undergrowth, it is steer ar.d,5tony; or.it is
swampy. All over the island gold is
found; but, - expert in the creeks, .the
outcrops are Hidden by dense masses
of decayed leaves and other vegetable
taatter. .■,-."; : .■.-•".'   ::
"The country is briniiul of interest,
and the natives, at once utterly, sav-.
age. and . curiously   intelligent,. are
•among the most picturesque and won-,
'derful peonies .of/tlio world. :
;   "In the district beyond Government
Influence,. and,   one   would   suppose,
i [in the unexpired parts, cannibalism,
'is rife; although, in traveling through-
! the . country, you   don't   often  come
i'across evidences of the practice.   The
'cannibals themselves take good care
lot.-that... . _ 7   :7-7
"But, not so,long ago, on"one of my
pfficial^ excursions, I came upon the
'roasted body of a man, partially eat-
,en, hanging from a house, within easy
reach. As a matter of fact, thefind-
_ipg of such remains is quite a casual
"matter. It is as-though I went down
to my" pantry; I might find a leg of
mutton there, and.-I.might not.   '
"As Government influence extends,
however, the natives are easily per-,
fiuaded to give up even secret cannibalism.-
r "Possibly, the eating of human flesh
Ib frequently connected with some religious rites. With some, of ihe tribes,
"before a man-hunting expedition is en-
terecV upon, a sorcerer stands by the
canoe, calling;-loudly,■•'Shall...we go?
Shall we go!' Should the boat rock, it^
•is looked iipon as a propitious omen..
The canoe is quickly manned, one na-.
tive taking uo a position in the -boWr
spear in hand, and away they go.
"As to cookingf soma -tribes prefer
to roast their "victims, and others to
boil them." One curious point-of. eti-<
quette, in icany parts, is that you must
•not eat. the man you have yourself
killed, although you may exchange
With another successful fellow-tribesman. 77
. '^Unfortunately,, some of the most
intensely interesting statements re-'
gardihg the curious characteristics and'
customs ofc. tribes of the interior can
only be given as hearsay, though some
of these accounts'must be taken with
a grain of salt." 7
"Frequently, for .instance, I have
heard of a race of pigmies with tails.
If a few. of thesg imaginary being
could actually be found, they would
fee of extreme interest to men of science, or would make a fortune for the
first showman to, exploit them.
; "The Papuan is fairly truthful; but
I havelHkni-I-'of a native who boasted
that he-had not-only stan these tailed pigmies, but had practiced a practical joke on thean., These littls fellows are said to lira in houses set
on wooden piles,~and having holes in
the floor, through >hich the inhabitants allow their tails to dangle. Our
practical joker could not resist the
temptation,jind^Jieoeniin* to his own
acoount, le tied a knot in each tail,
roused the little man, and fled to the
hils. Tlie predicament of his victims
can better be imagined than described.
"Soma of the Papuan tribes live in
huts in small viuagea; but others
build huge houses, each consisting of
•a tall, narrow, structure, perhaps a
hundred yards long and seventy feet
high, with a roof reminding one of an
upturned oanoo. On© house will accommodate over on* hundred natives,
and sometimes many more.
"Most Papuans ,a» remarkable linguists, nearly every tribe having a
distinct language; and I have come
across individual natives speaking sev-
<en or eight tongues.
"In one part of the obuntry, husband and wife speak, to soms extent,
separate languages, though, of course,
each understands the other's tongue.
But each must use only his or her
own. By the way, I may mention that
this trait is by.no means uncommon
in the South Sea; Islands.
"And besides those two languages,
this tribe employs a third—especially
for fishing expeditions. These flshinc
excursions to a-neighboring island
are taken periodically, and the natives have a superstition that anyone
neglecting to use the .third language
on these occasions will find all sorts
of dreadful things happening to him.
These are not really distinct languages, but each contains many words
peculiar to itself.    4ft
"One mngistrate had an amusing deputation from an inland village, the
chief of which, having heard of the
white man's rule, was. desirous of
consulting him on an important social
question. Was it legal, he wanted to
know, for a widow to marry again?
When he was assured there was no
objection whatever to her doing so,
he and nis followers seemed mightily
pleased. He had heard, he explained, that we objected to cannibalism,
and 1 had thought it was just possible
tve mi^ht equally otyeot to widows re-
Every    Country   Has   Some   Legend
About the Old Disk's Inhabitant.
You young. fellows or fair maidens
who know how it is to spoon on
moonlight evenings ought to be interested in these tales, about the old
moon. In every country in the world
people have some story or other, to
tell about the mysterious spots on" the.
face of the moon. The Indians . of.
America tell two".legends concerning,
these spots. One declares that the'
man in the moon was a hunter with
his dog, banished to the sky for some
offence. The other story is that long
ago a group of Indian boys met every
evening to dance to the music of one.
of their number Who was a sweet
singer. One night, however, when
their parents had refused their request for dainties to make a great
feast, although they danced as usual,
the singer sang more sweetly than
ever before and as, he sang they
danced ever faster, till they finally
rose into the air, still whirling
around their leader. Though their
parents called them, they rose higher and higher. One boy, looking
back, fell to the earth and changed
into a pine tree. The others rose'toward the sky till they stepped into
the moon, where they can be seen
on any moonlight night. On certain
nights of the year Indians still climb
as high as possible' into pine treesr
and, stretching their arms toward
the heavens, chant : prayers to the
boys to bring blessings from the
moon to the earth. -
In New Zealand the Maoris say
that a man went out one.night and,
stumbling, sprained his ankle. He
cried so loudly that at last the moon
came down and took hold of him.
In his fright the. man seized a bush",
but the moon pulled that up by the
roots and sailed. back into the sky
with both man and bush.
In China moon worship still exists.
There they say that the man in the
moon arranges marriages and ties
together with a silken.cord the youths
and maidens whom Ee intends to
unite. In all probability the man in
the moon is the creator of the honeymoon. Sampan islanders believe that
the moon-came down, one night and.
stole the woman Sina, working in the
twilight. Never able to return to
earth, you can see her now in the
moon, with her mallet and the board:
on which she was beating, out bark-
to make cloth. - It is true that about;
nine days after;,the new moon a
pretty, unmistakably feminine face
appears on the western half of the
disk. ■.'"'■'. -
The Marechal Nlel Rose.
When Niel,- the French general, was
returning Tiome from the scene-of his
victories in the war between France
and Aus1.ria.JiB received from a pea-:
sant who wished' to honor the hero
a basket of 'beautiful pale. yellow
roses. One-of the stems the general
took to;a florist in Paris, in whose'
care it remained until it became a
thriving bush, covered with! blossoms.
Niel then took the plant as a gift to
the Empress Eugenie. She expressed
great admiration for the exquisite
flowers arid on learning that the rose
was nameless said:
"Then I'll name it. It shall be
'the Marechal NieT."
At the same time she bestowed upon
the astonished general" the jeweled
baton that betokened his promotion
to the high and. much coveted rank
of marshal of France.
.    Lattice Screem forJnns;.   '
Many quaint old inns are to be
seen in King's Lynn, England, and
the. sign of the Lattice Inn is one of
the oldest in existence. In the olden
times the windows of inns were kept
open, and in order to hide the revellers v ".thin a lattice screen, painted
red, was placed in the window.
There is an old saying: "As well
known by my wit as an alehouse by
a .red lattice." The lattices continued up to the beginning of ihe eighteenth century and when they disappeared from the windows they were
adopted as signs. The latter are
getting very scares and it is questionable whether half a dosen could
be found in England.
Habit is the deepest law of human
nature. It is our sapreme strength,
if also, in certain etoeomstances, our
.miserable.* weakness. Let me go
once, scanning iny way with any earnestness of outlook and successfully
arriving, my footsteps are an invitation to me a Seconal time to go J>y
the same way; it is easier than any
other way. Habit is oor primal fundamental law — habit and imitation.
There is nothing more perennial in us
than these, two. They are the source
of all working and all -apprenticeship,
of all practice and •& learning in the
world.—Oarlyle.        ■        •
Qrunt-Who-Wm Tower.
Annie, the duchess in wooden shoes
who brought Brittany in the pocket
of her wedding gown to her husband,
the King of Franoe, kept the Government for herself, and when the Bishop
of St. Malo protested against the
stronghold which she built to cow the
too independent Maloons ahe carved
on her tower the irreverent inscription, which may stfll be Tead there,
"Grunt who will, so shall it be; 'tis
my pleasure," and the tower "Grunt
Who Will" <Qoicojwn Grogue) it remains to this day. .
The Judge's Whfte Gloves.
In the olden days judges were forbidden to wear gloves on the bench
for fear of bribes being dropped into
Hhem. If there wears no cases to be
tried, however, these was no opportunity for bribing, and the sherifis
might give the judge a pair of gloves;
hence the custom ot presenting a
judge with a pair ef white gloves
when he haa no oases to try at an assises. *
Tho Tailoi^-Married or single?
The Customer^—Married. Why?
The Tailor—Then let me recommend
my patent safety deposit pooket. It
contains a moat ingenious little contrivance that feels exactly like a live ■
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.
TL   E.   BOYER,  Manager.
Cheap Fire Wood
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
'      will deliver 20 inch wood for
<   $1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
Cottage to Rent:
Five Rooms,   Close in,
$ 16 per month.
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about 100 feet above the lake, it command* a baauti-■■■■■■
ful view of the town, Hep and surrounding country.
Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.
Close to Town and Market.
There i» only one GLENMORE.   Don't miis the op-
.        portunity of selecting a few acre* of this deairable
'    property. .- ■
If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call o» im and w. will
show you our sub-division        7    7
Just four blocks from the centre of the town.    Pricas low.   Tarms aasy,
monthly payments if_so desired.
Fire Insurance
We represent only the beat boardJcompania
The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.
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Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
Town and Country
An unusually high wind on
Friday night or the small hours of
Saturday morning made things
pretty lively for about half an hour
or so. A good deal of damage
was done in and around town.
Several signs were torn down, and
old, fences laid on the ground.
The big sign over the Palace Hotel
was blo>vn clear across the roof
and dropped a heap of wreckage
by the water trough in main street.
The " Orchard City " sign over one
of the fi eight sheds, which served
to introduce the city to new arrivals
by the boat, was carried^ considerable distance and crashed into the
wall of the Royal Hotel, some of
the splinters even going as far es
the back of the L^ke View. The
Kelowna Furniture Co.'s sign also
left its moorings and came down.
A big tree at the corner of the Park
was bicvn over and the roots lifted
up the promenade several feet
high. The roof of the Rowcliffe
block also sustained considerable
The rehearsals for the forthcoming revival of "H.M.S. Pinafore"
bv the Kelowna Musical and Dramatic Society commenced on Tuesday last. I'
of an excellent cast, including
many who took part in the production three years ago. As the
time for preparation is so short, the
management hope that all
those engaged will endeavour to
assist them by consistent and
punctual attendance at all rehearsal
Lady   Helmsley's Gospe!
of   Health    to    Women.
lie Society have been
in  securing the services
IK. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Keller Blk.
fa ?»Mia.iM'-«'g«n3iEEES
20 per cent. Off
From January 13th to 21st
we will give a cash discount
of 20 per cent,   off all
The high winds this week have
made navigation on the lake a
somewhat difficult matter. Last
Monday morning the ss. Okanagan
was unable to get in to the wharf
to land passengers and mails from
the south. This is the first time
the Okanagan has had to miss
Kelowna on account of rough
weather. Mr. D. Lloyd-Jones, Mr.
A. Day, Mr. Leckie, and a number
of others who had been south for
the weekend had a long ride up
to the Landing and back. On
Monday afternoon a large crowd
assembled to witness the arrival of
the boat. The wind had abated
somewhat since morning, but was
still fairly strong, and several unsuccessful attempts were made
before a landing could be effected.
Rev. Geo. Pringle, lately in the
Yukon will lecture in the Sunday
School hall of the Presbyterian
church in connection with the
Young People's Society on Monday
evening next at 8 o'clock.
Rev. J. McKay who supplied the
Presbyterian church in Kelowna
16 years ago, was in town for a
few days, the guest of Mr. D. W.
Sutherland. Mr. McKav preached
in the Knox church last Sunday
S. Munson is returning to Olds
Alberta this  week.
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Viscountess Muriel Helmsley has organized a movement to preach the gospel of health to women throughout tbe
British empire. It's Just as good gospel Iu democratic America.
Caravans, with lecturers and moving pictures, will be dispatched to different parts of England, and from
tbesi; lectures and demonstrations on
health will be given.
Lady Helmsley has promulgated ten
ruins for the government of those who
would enjoy good health. She calls
them her "ten commandments." They
First.—Keep the windows open day
and ulght.
Second.—Do not sptt.
Third.—Breathe through the nose by
keeping the mouth shut
Fourth.—Drink pure water.
Fifth.—Eat slowly well cooked meals
at regular hours.
Sixth.—Wear loos© clothing of seasonable material.
Seventh.—Take regular open air ex
ercise in sunshine if possible.
Eighth.—Wash the whole body nl
least once a week.
Ninth.—Work, but do not worry.
Tenth.—Get house drains certified by
sanitary authority.
Plaited Ruche Like Feathers.
As becoming as a fluffy feather boa
for the women wearing mourning is
this dainty ruche, which is made of
net cut in points, each point being bordered with a half inch hem and the
Civic, Nominations
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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 h
ave a
New Stock of Pictures,
New Frames, New Moulding,
and an expert framer.
t<t' owna  FURNITURE CO.
The following nominations for
Mayor and Aldermen, and to fill
the vacancy on the Board of School
Trustees were handed in Monday:
Sutherland, Daniel Wilbur, merchant. Prooosed bv W. H. Gaddes
and P. B. Willits.
Cox, Albert Simeon, contractor.
Proposed by W. R. Glenn and W.
Jones, James William, real estate.
Proposed by D. W. Sutherland, F.
M. Buckland, Thos. Lawson.
Mantle, William James, real
estate. Proposed by D. W. Sutherland, M. Graham Gorrie.
Copeland, Robert Andrew,
retired rancher. Proposed by T.
Lawson, S. T. Elliott.
Newby, Edmund, machinist.
Proposed by R. F. Morrison, Ja«.
Dalgleish, Alexander W., merchant. Proposed by D. W. Crowley,
R. S. Hall, J. A. Bigger.
Leckie, David, merchant.    Proposed by J. L. Doyle, W. J. Knox.
Bailey, E. R., Postmaster. Proposed by R. S. Hall, J. W. Jones.
At two o'clock, Mr. G. H. Dunn,
the returning officer, declared the
nominations closed. After examination of the nomination papers he
declared them all in order, and the
following elected by acclamation:
D. W. Sutherland as Mayor, A. S.
Cox and J. W. Jones, as Aldermen
for the North Ward, and E. R.
Bailey, as School Trustee. There
being five nominations for aldermen in the South Ward, a poll
would be necessary, to take place
on Thursday, the 12th.
whole plaited before the net is gathered to the foundation. Ribbon bows
and loops, which form a dressy chou.
are arranged to come just back of oue
ear when the ruche la in place on the
Libraries In Out of the Way Placet.
Whatever the economists and sentimentalists may say as to the advisability of women working outside of the
home—for very few have arisen who
object to their drudgery Inside of the
home—the fact remains patent that
women will work, and therefore those
who have the abfittjr and ambition
ought to foe directed to tne octupations
that are most congenial. The change
ln our social problems and the increasing scope of our country have opened
up all kinds of new fields for women.
For Instance, growing ln numbers
faster than the little red school-
houses" are the many district libraries
ln the country parts here or in the Inaccessible regions. These demand women workers often, women who will
not only help organise libraries ln comparatively isolated districts, but who
will start in operation circulating libraries ln tbe vary moots spots where
books are a treat In tbe larger towns
and cities, too, then* are numberless
opportunities for women librarians. Of
course to engage tn sueh work It is
necessary to have bad specific training. There are ln tUs vicinity a number of library training schools, and
their entrance, qualifications, vicinity,
etc., can be discovered by application to any person already officially
connected with a library. There are
great opportunities for women to advance in this field, and tbo salaries are
fair, ln some cases qaite munificent as
salaries go these day*.
Way to Seleot Partner*.
A clever way to ask tbe men to select partners at an evening party is to
get each girl to bring the earliest picture of herself obtainable.   Tbe pictures are numbered, the hostess having a list of each name opposite the
oumber, so when tbe time comes for
making   revelations   she   can   do   It
quickly and wltb certainty.   Just before time for tbe game or refreshments for which partners are necessary pass a basket or tray with the
1 pictures turned face down; ask eaeb
j w to dmw ont «■££»* tbe cdgtoaL j
For the morning   wash,
seems   even   more   refreshing Hvhen it is contained  in beautiful
Toilet Ware.
We have just received  a number of finely Decorated
Sets, from the largest makers in England..
They are rich in design and contain ten pieces in  each
set.   All of the very latest shapes.
The quality of the ware is better than any we have
hitherto been able to offer at such reasonable prices.
This lot is sure to command attention, so intending buyers should not delay  purchasing at once,  as we on'y
have a few sets.
OUR      ' f
Contains  everything   in
that line,  and   at   very
. reasonable prices.
Common Tumblers, 70c
80c 90c $1 doz.
Cut Glass Do., $2, $2.25,
$2.50, $2.75 doz.
Cut Stem Wine Glasses,
$1.50, $1.75, $2 doz.
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Special Bargains
Opposite^ the Courier building.
A few lines of Xmas goods left over, such as Toilet
Cases, Manicure Sets, Fancy Handkerchiefs, Dolls
and Toys, at 25 to 50 per cent, discount.
Velvet Waists, in Black, Brown and Navy, in newest
tailored style, were cheap at $4.50, now $3.90
Just received a splendid line of the popular and serviceable Brass Goods.    Hammered Brass Trays, $2.25
Large Hammered Brass Jardiniere, $2.50
Lasge Brass Fern Dish, with earthenware lining, $2
Handsome Brass Vase, 13 inches high, $4.50
A new line of Postcards, Postcard Albums, and Wire
Card Racks.
Albums holding 50 cards, 10c.
Albums holding 100 cards, 20c
Albums holding 150 cards, 30c.
Balance of Calendars in new and original designs, at
half-price and less
Just received a line of
Small Hardware Specialties
Egg Whips, 2. for 5c,  Kitchen Forks, Cake Turners,
Bowl Strainers, and Asbestos Mats, all at 5 cents.
Granite-ware Plates, at 10c and 20c
Granite Pudding Plates, at 15c and 20c
New Goods constantly arriving.
It will pay you to come and see us.
Give us a call.    See what we have:
Branch Store No. 2
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Jan. 12
ighiy Reo."
The car with the get-there-and-back
wait until you have seen a Reo
before buying your automobile.
Impress, upon your minds these two 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.
If You Want a
GoodMeal atAny Time
Go -to-..
Coldman's Restaurant
Meal Tickets at Reasonable Price.
Rooms to Rent.
All kinds of Repairs
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box «6 Kelowna, B.C.
us your
Printing Orders
We can execute them neatly and
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time.
James J. Gallagher, who shot
Mayor Gaynor oi New York, last
August, was sentenced to 12 year's
imprisonment. He was convicted
in Jersey City on an indictment
charging him, not with shooting
Mayor Gaynor, but with assaulting
with intent to kill Wm. H. Edwards
commissioner of street cleaning, of
New York City.
According to Evangelist'jSunday,
our twentieth century muli-iriillion-
aires are mere " pikers "compared
with some of the ancient financial
magnates. Mr. Sunday gives King
David ,a rating of three billions, a
competence that would enable him
to employ Rockefeller,. Carnegie
and other cheap imitations in his
shoe shine parlors.
Many persons find themselves affected
with a persistent cough after an attack of
influenza. As this cough can be promptly
cured by this use of Chamberlain s Cough
Remedy, it should not be allowed to run
until it becomes troublesome. Sold by all
Will be open Tuesday,
Thursday, and Saturday nights at 8 p.m.
Also on Saturday aft-
ternoons from 2:30 to
Noiice is hereby given that an application
will be made undei 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 the applicant—W. H. Gaddes, Kelowna,
(__.) The name of the lake, stream or
source (if unnamed, the description is)—
An unnamed lake at the headquarters of
Mill Creek, Osoyoos Division of Yale
(e.) The point of diversion—A point
on Mill Creek about ten miles from said
(</.) The quantity of water applied for
(in cubic feet per second)—1.
(e.) The character of the proposed
works—A timber cribbed, rock filled dam,
galvanized steel flume, rivetted steel pipe,
cement lined main ditches and cement
laterals and the natural bed of said Mill
(/".) The pfemises on which the water
is to be used (describe same)—Lot 16, and
part lots 14, 15 and 19, Map 362,
(g.) The purpbses for which the water
is to be used—Irrigation.
(A.) If for irrigation describe the land
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
40 acres, Lot 16 and part lots 14, 15 and
19, Map 362-
(/.) Area of Crown land intended to be
occupied by the proposed works—10
(J?.) This notice was posted on the 21st
day of December, 1910, and application
will be made to the Commissioner on the
31st day of January, 1911.
(/.) 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—W. H. Spencer, Thos. Bulman,
D. Bower, Ernest McKinlay, Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd. All of Okanagan Mission
and Price Ellison, Victoria.
The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd., Kelowna.
(Signature)   W. H. GADDES.
(Address)   Kelowna, B. C.
Continued from page I.
roads becoming too soft for hauling.
As a consequence it had- to be left
until the frost came, and \yas not
finished yet, though the contractors
Were at work on it.
He spoke of the heavy cost of
upkeep of plank sidewalks after
they were a few years old, and
would like to see more cement
used. He also strongly advocated
a by-law for the protection of
boulevards. At the present time
it was an expense to keep down
weeds on the sides of the streets.
These should be laid down in.grass
and a law made to keep people
from driving over them. They
could be kept in shape either by a
frontage tax, or at the city's expense.
Their attractive appearance would
be a valuable advertisement for the
He spoke of the pleasure of being in the council during the past
year, and regretted that business
prevented him from accepting
nomination again.
Aid. Cox was greeted with loud
applause. He said he was not going to make a speech. He had
attempted one a year ago and
made a muss of it, so he would
not try it again. He thanked the
ratepayers for having elected him
again for the third time to the
.council, and hoped he would be
able tp justify their confidence.
His work has been chiefly as health
officer. .He had only one man to
look after and he was a Scotchman
and he sometimes had a pretty
hard task with him. Never the less
his part of the work had gone on
pretty well (laughter arid applause).       . • .
There was one question, he said
which the council would have to
take up in the near future, and
that was a drainage system. In the
meantime he urged people to be
more careful about the sanitary
state of their back yards. It was
not pleasant to have to get the
police to enforce what should- be-
a duty with everyone.
He also referred to the fire limits
extension by-law which he did not
think would work any hardship.
There were so-many wooden places
going up which were increasing
the danger from fire.
He again thanked them for
electing him by acclamation (voice:
"You're all right," and applause).
Mr. R. A. Copeland said.he had
been asked by so many business
men that he had decided to offer
himself as a canidate for the south
ward. He felt he might possibly
be of some use in - improving the
streets which would be his chief
aim if elected. He thought the
roads should be made right before
bouleuards were considered.
Mr. A. W. Dalgleish. also spoke
briefly. 'He said he would not
canvass for votes but leave it for
the electors to decide. -
Mr. E. Newby thought the
financial statement should have
gone into more detail, so as to judge
better how things had been carried
on. He criticised some of the
remarks which had been made
with respect to the light plant. He
did not think our plant made such
a wonderful showing. Vernon
light, he had noted, was cheaper
and they were under a heavier expense for fuel. He questioned
Aid. Leckie as to the tenders for
wood pipe, and also as to the employment of one of his own men
on the water connection work, to
both of which, however, Mr. Leckie
had satisfactory replies. Mr. Newby
also spoke of the necessity of a
drainage system for the city. It
was the duty of the council to keep
that end in view. Should he be
elected, he said, he would do hi3
best for the city without fear or
favor. He had had considerable
experience in many branches of
city work and would use his best
endeavours in the ratepayers'
A vote of thanks to the retiring
council was moved by Mr. J. Ball,
in replying to which Mayor Sutherland referred in appreciative terms
to Aid. Stirling, who though absent,
deserved recognition for his untiring efforts for the good of the
The chairman also commended
to the votes of the ratepayers the
name of Mr. W. J. Mantle, who
at present absent in England, was
running as'representative for the
people of Parkdale.
The meeting then adjourned.
Turkey     Is ' Considering     Irrigation
%  Scheme for Mesopotamia.
Mesopotamia, fir gsner.ations the
cradle'of tho human race and the one
place in the world that is generally
supposed to have been the prehistoric
Garden of Eden, stands now, for the
first time in its history7a fair chance
of reclamation. Up to the present
Abdul Hamid has never permitted
anything that would really further
progress in that country and. has always been opposed to any movement
that would in any way tpnd to be.reactionary. Governmental change has
greatly benefited conditions there and
Sir William Willcocks,. the moat celebrated irrigation engineer in Europe,
:is working on plans for the restoration of the ancient irrigation system
that made Mesopotamia, one of the
richest countries in the world. In ancient times Mesopotamia was especially noted for its rich and fertile agricultural lands. In the land lay the
secret of the great wealth of Babylon
and Ninevah, but through the evolution of the centuries the land has suffered from neglect and that which
once furnished luxury to the denizen.-,
of th§ Babylonian palaces is now a
Sir William proposes, by dams and
canals, to store the floods that are
brought down from the mountains in
the spring, in enormous reservoirs for
use during the summer, and has indicated locations for at least five, which
will, he believes, answer every purpose. At least two of these locations
were used as reservoirs by the Babylonians and probably by previous civilizations, and Sir William will adapt
to modern use the same canals that
were then used to distribute the water
over the plains. Several dry river
beds can also bo made available and
thus economize the cost.
After the 3,000,000 acres that will be
first reclaimed have been sold and settled the area available for agriculture
can be doubled by the expenditure of
$15,000,COO additional, and ultimately
the gain would bs 6,000,000 acres capable of producing annually, according
to his estimates, 2,000,000 tons of
wheat, 4,000,000 hundred weight-of cotton and fabulous quantities of other
exportable products, in add.t.'on to
whatever food will be necessary to
support a population of a million people.
In addition to the agricultural products he promises pasturage for millions of sheep and goats and hundreds
of thousands of cattle in the delta,
and he would build a railway from
Bagdad to Damascus with branches
here and there to tap the harve.it
fields. The total length of this road
would be about 550 miles and, according to his estimates, it could be constructed for between $10,009,000 and
.The Turkish Government falters
and hesitates about accepting the report. They do not seem to be able
to grasp the magnificent scheme, the
vastness of which bewilders them.
This attitude cannot be permanent because in a little while the agricultural
?yudif,._t?s will become interested and
tii'suite of Ottoman lack of courage
will "carry the scheme to a successful
realization and the "Garden of Paradise" will be reclaimed from the desert.-. V        •-■....
Ellis street, price $1,800
$500 cash, balance to be arranged. As house is in course of
construction, the bath-room,
plumbing, fittings etc., can be
arranged to suit purchaser.
Hewetson & Mantle.
.Japan's Gorgeous Fire Brigades.
Tho fire brigades of Japan are organized into oompanies, and each of
tliesy companies carries some striking
emblem ns a kind of rally banner.
Glorified drum majors' sticks,_gigan-.
tic club?, spades, hearts, diamonds,
balls, crescents—all kinds of strange
...jn.v'-nTe- borne proudly "1°^ ^J" t^ie
standard-beaier of the detachment. It
is the duty of this functionary to
stand in the thickest of the fire, amid
smoke, sparks and hissing water jet.,
to show where his company is at work.
Thrilling tales are told of modern
Casabiancas among these men who
have remained too long .at the post of
duty aud have! been engulfed in a
fiery furnace upon the collapse ol a
roof.—Wide World Magazine.
How Timber Is Selected.    -
Timber was formerly selected according to its external appearance.
The diameter and length of the piece,
the stfaightness of grain, sometimes
the. weight, sufficed to determine both
its commercial value and ita destination. .The diversified industrieslof.the _
present day require a corresponding
diversity in the wood employed. For
one purpose the important quality is
hardness; for another, elasticity; for
a third, ease of working or resistance
to attack by external agenoies. The
compound microscope ia now used for
tho minutes and careful examination
of longitudinal and transverse sections
of a specimen of timber.—London
A Naturally Formed Punch Bowl.
At Kenmare Castle, Ireland, is an
enormous cockleshell, weighing 120
pounds, brought from the South Sea
Islands. It is moulded into a most
fantastic form and exquisitely elaborated by the hand of Nature. In
tlie olden duys of baronial hospitality it was used as a punch bowl.
When this gigantic natural bowl, filled with its ocean of choicest punch,
was placed on the oaken table in the
vaulted hall of the castle it is recorded that the effect was very pleasing.
An Artist's Criticism.
Probably no two artists .ever criticised each other more severely than
did Fuseli and Northcotc, yet they
remained fast friends. At one time
Fuseli was looking at tforthcote's
painting of the angel meeting Balaam
and hi9 ass. "How do you like it?"
asked Northcote after a long silence.
"Northcotc," replied Fuseli promptly, "you're an angel at an ass, but an
ass at an angel."
"But," asked the defaulter, who was
arranging for transportation to Mexico, "haven't you something special
for tourists?"       \
"No," replied the ticket agent.
"Pardon me, hut I have," chimed
hi the detechvo, nppearing at that moment with a pair of Bteel bracelets;
"here's something special for two
wrists. Suppose you try Vm."—Cathoa
lice Standard and Times.
Perfection  of  Home  Life   Is  One  ef
- Her Highest Ambitions. I
The woman of Japan does not have,
to bother or interest herself in what
the   coming   fashions   are   in   dress.
She does not have to be prepared to'
change   her full   plaited short   skirt-
into a long, sweeping tight one or a
banded,    strapped    hobble    one—but
what she does have to do is to changeI
the color of her kimonos to carry out'
the Japanese idea of fashion.    Color
is the thing.    Her   kimono   remains|
the   same, but Madam Nippon  may!
be terribly out of fashion if she dons1
a kimono that is pink when the season's dictator of   women's   fashions
says   that   she   should   be   wearing
violet tones.    Another peculiarity of
Japanese fashion is that the older a
woman of that country becomes the1
shorter   and   smaller   must   be   her
kimono sleeves.
Japanese women are further advanced socially than they were before the new code ot 10 years ago, a
condition which has been brought
about largely through the difference
in the marriage laws. Now divorce
can only be procured through mutual
consent. Formerly a man could divorce his wife without any cause
whatsoever. According to the present
laws there are just two reasons for
divorcing a woman -one is unfaithfulness and the other is if she has
served a prison sentence of over a
year's time.
The girls of Japan are brought up
with different ideas of life from those
held by girls in America. They are
taught that their lives are to hold
suffering and care; that whatever
there is of happiness is an incident.
Marriage is looked forward to as one
of woman's duties and as a high service. Therefore she generally accepts her mother's choice of a husband without dissent, for she is
brought up to believe that her parents' judgment is best until she is
married. This explains why in that
country marriages, for the most part,
are satisfactory, while divorces are
much less frequent than in America.
Japanese women concern themselves not at all about politics, for it
is not customary for women to know
about such matters or to show curiosity about them. Whatever effort
they wish to spare from attending
the domestic duties is concentrated
on philanthropic and educational
questions. Domestic duties come first
of all, however, for these women take
the keenest interest in their home
lives, the highest ambition of a wife
being to perfect her own in this re- -
gard so far as she may be able.
The Mediaval Kitchen. \
It was the middle ages before the
kitchen had been raised to the dignity
of an established apartment. Strange
doings went on in those medieval
kitchens. Butchers slaughtered animals there, which were skinned and
dressed as well as cooked in the kit- '
chen. The family blacksmith kept hia
fire there and repaired the plows and
wheels of the estate. Coal began to
be used as a kitchen fuel in 1245,
though • not generally for 200 years
after. The oven did not come intoj ,
use until the year 1400, and then it1 '-
was the old-fashioned brick oven,
which persisted for hundreds of years.,
The stove when invented took thai
place of the separate oven and the!
fire place, with its hanging pots.
A      Railway Car Wheels. j
Everybody knows how the wheels i
of a railroad car are fastened to the.
axle.    They are shrunk on—that is,
put on hot and allowed to shrink in,
cooling so that they are practically a'
solid piece with the axle.   These cars
go around curves, and it will be ob-j'
served that the outer rail covers a'
great deal more ground than the inner one, so that to turn the curves!
and  finish  even  the outside  wheel
must of necessity travel considerably'
faster than the inner one.   Yet it is
fixed solidly to the axle and cannot
make a fraction of a revolution more    .,
than the other, one, yet the axle remains intact, and the curves are passed with untiring regularity.
An Ungallant Parliament.
All women of whatever age, rank,
profession or degree, whether virgins,
maids or widows, that shall from after
the passing of this act impose upon
and -betray into ~iatnmouy any ui-u»~~ —
majesty's male subjects by scents,
paints, cosmetics, washes, artificial
teeth, false hair, Spanish wool, iron
stays, hoops, high heeled shoes or bolstered hips shall incur the penalty of
the laws now in force against witchcraft, sorcery and such like misdemeanors and that the marriage, upon
conviction, shall stand null and void.
—An Act of Parliament in Reign of
Charles II.
Vocation and Avoeatton.
"Avocation" is one of those unfortunate words that are constantly being used in a wrong sense. Strictly
speaking, it refers to something that
calls a man away from the ordinary,
occupation of his daily life. If you
earn your living by drafting conveyances and interpreting legal subtleties
and also are often seen in leisure
hours with a camera in your hand and
have a dark room at home, then tbe
law is your vocation and photography
your avocation.—London Telegraph.   <
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Beauties of Long Island.
A teacher tells me that at a Brooks
lyn school not long since the oUmt
in geography was asked, "What «»
some of the natural peculiarities of
Long Island?"   The pupils tried to
think, and after awhile a boy raised '
his hand.   "I know," said he. "Well;.
what are they?" asked the teacher. 17
"Why,  said the boy, with a triiim-s\$f
pliant look, "on the south side yon>;£ £$$
can see the sea, and on the north side, A'A
you can hear the sound." yJ
The Diving Bell. ,' A
The diving bell was not mentioned !>"A
before the sixteenth century,   Tiw >>.U
Greeks in that century (1638) gave 'f.' •$•„
an exhibition before Charles y., de- ?k
scending into water of considerable ;f.
depth in   an  inverted  large  kettle.   *-A
They took down with them btiSning   "'**'
lights. The men returned to the earth" -n
level without being wet.   The light•*.    "|:
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__C'1^i______a___|!<w^^ii^^^»__m_^-&Jil he   0 h  rd Gity Record
Thursday, Jan. 5
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5a/e Opens
January 4th,
at 9 p.m.
All goods sold for
Cash only,
Money  Refunded
if not satisfied.
No need to explain that this has been a backward season, that, because
of the warm weather throughout the whole fall season, business has
suffered unforseen injury.
We promise you for this sale
The Greatest Values ever offered in Kelowna
Our stock must be reduced before stock-taking.   We are determined to
triple the ordinary amount of business for the month  of January, and
prices have been made with that idea in mind.
Sale Closes
January 31st,
at 6 p.m.
All goods sold for
Gash only,
Money Refunded
if not satisfied.
1 0 only Ladies' Suits
$18.00 Suits cut to $12.00
$21.00 Suits cut to $13.00
$24.00 Suits cut to $18.00
$25.00 Suits cut to $19.00
$27.00 Suits cut to $20.00
c ■m^^-Jc-MF'jnmxnrirjKXziTKaGszs'isKim
33] per cent. Discount
off all Ladies', Misses', and Children's
■■■sn in i   mi mi " *—.r~"ii'i-anni^wiTirwi—
25 per cent. Discount
One quarter off all Ladies' Dress Skirts
and Underskirts
All Ladies' Silk, Flannel, iVluslin, and Net
at prices that will astonish you.
1 5 Ladies' Pattern Hats
at $9.00, $12.00, $13.50, $15.00
Your choice while they last only $3.00
33   per cent. Discount
off all Ladies' and Children's Knitted
Golf Jackets
Dress Goods Dept.
20 per cent, off all Press Goods,
Delaines, French Flannels, Silks, Satins
20 per cent. Discount
off all Colored Dress Muslins, Linens,
Cambrics, Scotch Oinghams,
Criims Prints, Oxford Shirtings
Big reduction on all
20 per cent. Discount
off all Underwear, Hosiery, Gloves, Corsets, Laces, Embroideries, Insertions,
Handkerchiefs, Collars, etc.
Fancy Braids, Gimps, Jet
During this sale we will offer these at exactly
half price
Staple Dept.
700 yards Flannelettes, regular !2ic and 15c
qualities, extra wide, Sale price,
10c per yard
33 per cent. Discount
off all Lace Curtains, Madras Muslins,
Curtain Nets, Art Serges, Art Muslins,
Cretonnes, etc., etc.
20 per cent. Discount
off all Blankets, Comforters, and Pillows
20 per cent. Discount
off all Table Linen, Napkins, Towels,
Towellings, Canton Flannels, etc., «tc.
625 yards of Best
English Flannelette
at 15c and 18c per yard, Sale price, 10c 12c
Bargains in Sheetings
8-4 bleached, 30c, cut to 24c
9-4 bleached, 35c, cut to 28c
9-4 bleached, 40c, cut to 32c
Pillow Cottons
40 inch circular, 22c, cut to 18c
42 inch circular, 25c, cut te 20c
Our regular $2.25 Crochet Quilt special, cut
to $1.50
$2.25 Marseilles, cut to $1.80
$3.00        " "    $2.40
$4.50        " "    $3.60
Boot and Shoe Dept
Men!    Men!
Here are Shoe values that are positively
not equalled elsewhere
Box Calf Bluchers, at $4.50, cut to $3.60
Velour Calf, at $5.00 cut to $4.00
Patents, at $5.75, cut to $4.60
Gun Metals, $6.60, cut to $4.80
K Boots, English made
Regular $7.50, Tan, cut to $6.00
"      $8.50,   "      "     $6.80
25 per cent. Discount off all Ladies', Men's
and Children's Felt Slipper.s
Ladies!   Ladies!
If you are just as particular about the style and
appearance of your Shoes as you are about the
rest of your clothes, if you appreciate perfection
in shoe making, and like shoes with an uncommon look, you'll much prefer the kind we sell.
Ladies] Dongola Bals, at $4.50, Sale price, $3.60
Ladies' Dongola Bals, at $5, Sale price, $4
Ladies' Patent Bals, at $5.50, Sale price, $4.40
Ladies Oxfords, at $3, Sale price, $2.40
Ladies' Nine-strap Slippers, $3, Sale price, $2.40
Ladies Patent Pumps, at $3, Sale-price, $2.40
Ladies' Patent Pumps, at $4, Sale price, $3.20
Ladies' Bronze Slippers, English make, at $3.25,
Sale price, $2.60
Ladies' Silver Beaded Slippers,
at $3, Sale price, $2.40
Ladies'Black Beaded Slippers,
at $3.25, Sale piice, $2.60
English make,
English make,
Boys* Boots.
Gent's Furnishing and
Clothing Departments
31 Men's Suits to be sold at a great sacrifice, in order to clear tnem out.
Men's Suits, at $12, cut to $8.00
Men's Suits at $14, cut to $10.00
Men's Suits at $16.50, cut to 12.50
Men's Suits at $18.50, cut to $14.50
350 pain* Men's Odd Pants
Our regular $5.50 pants, cut to $4,40
Our regular $4.50 pants, cut to $3.60
Our regular $4.00 pants cut to $3.20
Our regular $3.50 pants, cut to $2.80
Our regular $2.75 pants, cut to $2.20
Our regular $1.75 pants, cut to $ 1.40
Boys' Tweed Suits, at $3.50, cut to $2.70    .
Boys'Tweed Suits at $4,,, cut to, $3r00
Boys' Tweed Suits at $5.50,1 cut to $4.10
Youths' Tweed Suits at $6.50, cut to $4.90
Youths' Tweed Suits at $&.0Q, cut to $6.00
275 pairs Boys'Odd Pants
90c quality cut to   70c
$1.15 quality cut to 95c
$ 1.65 Corduroy, cut to $ 1.30
make a specialty of Solid Leather Boots
for Boys
Boys' Pebble Grain at $2. Sale price, $1.60
Boy-' En2lish Kin, at 22.50. Sale nrice. $2.00
Boys' Box Calf, at $2.75. Sale price, $2.20
20 per cent. Discount off aU Misses and
Children's Boots and Shoes.
Men's Fleece Lined at $1.50, cut to $1.20 a^suit
Men's " Penman's "   Fine Natural Wool $3.00
cut to $2.40 suit.
Men's " Penma'a" Fine Natural {Ribbed $3.00
Cut to $2.40 suit
Dr. Jaeger's Pure Wool (Unshrinkable) $5.50
cut to $4.40 suit
All Boys' Coat Sweaters at
At Half Price to clear
20 per cent. Discbunt:
off all Men's Sox, Braces, Handkerciefs,
Skirts, Collars, Coat Sweaters, Gloves,
Mitts, etc.
Queen Quality Boots
We have made special arrangements with the manufacturers oi' he Queen Quality Boots to allow us to inlude them in
our annual stock-taking sale.       Don't neglect this opportunity to buy a pair of The Celebrated Queen Quality Boots at
Greatly Reduced Prices, viz.:  $4 style, reduced to $3.20       $5 style reduced to $4      $5.50 style, reduced to $4.40.
Come and see what we think will be the greatest values ever offered anywhere.   You^will think they are also when
you see the remarkably low prices we have placed on all strictly new and up-to-date goods.
itting Store,
Wr B. M. CALDER, Proprietor.
y ■ i, -.. Muirsdaij, Jan. 12
The Orekard Cifeq fi&cord
)t to eat but to keep
just receiv-
^rate of these old-
the pet
e foot
rect from
ies in Nottingham,
ley aire strong, and
iv^ a rubber wash-
^ered screw cork,
-ill keep warm for
ist the thing to ta^e
bed for cold feet,
to use in the rig
when driving.
and $1.50
'.B. Willits ft Co.
Kelowna,    B. C.
4. A. Bigger
[plain and Estimates Furnished
10 Lawrence
f   Ladies' and
Gents* Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
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 of the company in full
—The Central Okanagan Lands, Limited.
The head office—Kelowna, B. C.
The capital — how divided, showing
amount paid up—Capital, $ 1,000,000—5000
shares of $100 each and 5000 preference
shares of $100 each—$500,000 paid up.
[4.]' The name of the lake, stream or
source (if unnamed the description is)—
An unnamed lake at the headwaters of
Mill Creek, Osoyoos Division of Yale
.   [ c]   The point of diversion—A point on
Mill Creek about ten miles from said lake.
[d.] -The quantity of water applied for
(in cubic feet per second)—32 cubic feet
per second.
[e.j The character of the proposed
works—A timber cribbed, rock .filled dam,
galvanized steel flume, rivetted steel pipe,
cement lined main ditches and cement pipe
laterals and the natural bed of said Mill
[/] The premises on which the water
is to be used (describe same)—W. I-2 Sec.
23. lot 32; W. 1.2 Sec. 15; S.E. 1-4 Sec.
21; S.W. 1-4 Sec. 22; S.E. 1.4 Sec. 15;
S.W. 1-4 Sec. 14; N.W. 1-4 Sec. 11. All
in tp 23. E. 1-2 Sec. 32; N.E. 1-4 Sec. 29.
tp26.      .
■   [ g.\   The purposes for which the water
is to be .used—Irrigation.
[h.) If for irrigation, describe the land
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
1952 acres; W. 1-2 Sec. 23, lot 32; W/1.2
Sec. 15; S.E. 1-4 Sec."21; S.W. 1-4 Sec.
22; S.E. 1-4 Sec. 15; S.W. 1-4 Sec. 14;
N.W. 1-4 Sec. II. AUin tp 23. E. 1-2 Sec.
32; N.E. l-4Sec.-29tp.26.
y.) Area of Crown land intended to be
occupied by the^proposed works—10 acres.
-It] , This notice was posted oh the 21st
"day of December, 1910, and application
will be made to the Commissioner on the
31st of January, 1911.
[/.] 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—W.' H. Spencer, Thos. Bulman,
D. Bower, Ernest McKinly. All of Okanagan Mission, and Price Ellison, Victoria.
[ p.] Copy of such parts of the company's
memorandum-of association as authorise
the proposed "application and works—Subsection (I) of Section' (2)—To develop, acquire, own and hold records of unrecorded
water or licenses and to purchase . water
records,-licenses water privileges,, and to
construct, erect, maintain and operate canals
ditches, aqueducts, raceways, flumes, weirs,
wheels, feeders, laterals, reservoirs, dams,
lakes, wells, buildings or other erections
or works which may be required, in connection with'the improvement and use of
the said water'and water-power, or by
altering, rent:wing,'extending, improving,
repairing or maintaining any "such, works,
or any parts thereof, and to conduct, carry
on and transfer water to all persons and
corporations for irrigation, munufacturing,
industrial, mechanical mining, milling,
domestic and stock-raising purposes, and
also to buildv and construct storage reservoirs for the, collection and storage of
water for the purposes before mentioned,
with full power and authority, to make
contracts and agreements for the sale of
permanent water rights and carrying water,
for the purposes aforesaid.       .   .
[a.] 'Lake* and Swamps at or near.the
headwaters of Mill Creek, in the Osoyoos
Division of Yale District,
Government's Grant To
Apple Show.
Although it was a signal success
an* advertisement and as an
educative feature, the First Canadian Apple Show closed with a
deficit of $5,558. To enable the
promoters of the exhibition to meet
this deficit they came to the executive requiring a special grant of
$5000, despite the-fact that the
Provincial Government had found
itself unable to make jthe apple
show a grant when it was originally
promoted, the government have
already materially assisted the Vancouver exhibition. In view, however, of the unforeseen and unforeseeable circumstances which have
operated chiefly to occasion the
apple show deficit, the government
has found itself justified in promising that a sum of $4000 will be
placed in the^estimates at the approaching session which will reduce
the deficit very appreciably. Tn
addition Hon. Mr. Bowser has
recently received from the C, P. R.
Company a cheque for $1000 as a
complimentary donation, to assist
the apple show promoters in closing
their- accounts with credit.
Electric Wiring
All kinds of Electric Wiring"'™
neatly and promptly done.
Best Workmanship and Materials
. Satisfaction Guaranteed
Enquiries addressed P.O. Box 160
will receive prompt attention.
Do YouKonw
The C. P. R. has ordered a supply of Kelowna cigars from the
Kelowna Tobacco Co Ltd., for the
dining car service and for the inland and Pacific coast boats, and
will stock these cigars continuously
hereafter. A great future is dawning for the products of the Kelowna
Tobacco Co., and the few cynics
who turn UP their noses at Kelowna
cigars because they are a home
grown product, will soon have to
change their attitude and recognize
that a great industry is developing
in the valley, which before long
will closely, rival, if it does not surpass, fruit-growing.-ATcm/oops Stan.
real estate investments are the best in the
Okanagan   in   quality   of   soil,   location,
prices,  etc.,  and  that  they will triple in
value in one year.    Have you stopped to
consider?     If not,   just  remember.,that
Westbank will be tha largest, most industrious, and influential place in the valley.
Now ia your opportunity.   Most excellent
bargains.   The lots ar* cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards on them;
wall  irrigated,   and  hare   good damssti
water.   Prices, $175 to $200 yer acre.
Other most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
Hitchner Bros.
Wcctbank    -   British Columbia
Capital Paid Up■■
Reserve Fund
Total Assets
Savings Bank Department,
Interest allowed on Deposits.
H. F. REES, Manager.
m  ^g;-:   A;AA,r
ft. acres-,    ft. acre* ft' acres '.
4 41,01--'. 12 97.0 20 149.2
5 46.5 .13 104.1 21 154.8 .
6 52.0 :  14 109.5 22 160.0'    f
7 57.5      15 115.7 2i 164.9 -
8 64.9      16: 122.6 24 170.1
9 72.3      17 128.0-25 175.0    -
10 79.1      18 133.8 25.6 181.0
11 S6.0      19 145.0 .      A
v.]   By purchase.
u».]   2408 acre feet. "  7
x]   Rock filled crib dams faced with
earth. ■'■.■.-'■■;■■.    '•'-,..
N. D. McTAVISH.   Stctdary.
Head Office, Kelowna, B. C.
j^l Hudson Bay Co. director, who
wishes his name kept quiet, is
authority for the statement that the:
Hudson Bay~ Co. has recently dis^
posed of seven hundred thousand
acres of land in western Canada,
half a million acres to a land concern and two hundred thousand
acres to the C. P. R., the sales netting the company $11,000,000, the
average price being from twelve tov
fifteen dollars per acre. These are
the biggest land sales put- through
in Canada.
Portraits and Local
Views, in Calendars,
Post Cards and
New Year Cards.
Largest Studios in the Interior
Portraits by appointment. .
Pendozi Street   -    Kelowna
Smith Street     -    Penticton
P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail
That Photograph you intend to
send at Xmas or New Year's can
be made at Grays Studio any Wednesday to Saturday inclusive. Rowcliffe Block.
Fresh Meat Daily
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
W LUDLOW, Manager
Phone 135
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Lverybody reads our
ry one next week.
Planting, etc.
P.O., Kelowna.
AU, Varieties.
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 the appplicant—Michael Hereron, Kel.
 D n .. i-_ii.k— ■ .• ■ .._ . .::...  _.__':'
WT.-0-, __.. ^_w,"»M_.V-.«»..  _  - -..
(&.) The name of the lake, stream or
source (if unnamed, the description is)—
An unnamed lake at the headwarters of
Mill Creek, Osoyoos Division of. Yale
District. ' "   •   f.
(c.) The point of diversion—A paint
on Mill Creek about ten miles from aaid
( J.) The quantity of water applied for
(in cubic feet per second)—4. ■,.     .
(e.) The character of the proposed
works—A timber cribbed rock filled dam,
galvanized steel flume, rivetted steel pipe,
cement lined main ditches . and - cement
laterals and natural bed of said Mill Creek.
(/.) The premises on which the water
is to be used (describe sameV-^-S.W. 1-4
Sec.22; ttW.MSec. 14; N£. MSec.
15. All in tp 23.     v
(g.) Tha purposes for which the water
is to be use<_[—Irrigation. . ,--"
(...) If for irrigation describe the land
intended to be irrigated, givmf^-acrealge—
480 acres, S.W. MSec. 22; N.W. 1-4 Sec.
14; N£. 1-4 Sec 15.   All in tp 23,
(■/.) Area bf Crown land intended to
be occupied by the proposed works—10
acres. .   •   ■■'
(k-) This notice was posted on the 21st
day of December, 1910, and application
will be made to the Commissioner on the
31st day of January, 1911.
( /.) Give the names and address 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—W. H. Spencer, Thos. Bulman,
D. Bower, Ernest McKinlay, Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd. All of Okanagan Mission,
•land Price Ellison, Victoria.
(Address)   Kelowna, B. C
Phone 110.
. 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—W. E. Adams, Kelowna, B.C.
(_>.) The name of the lake, stream or
source'(if unnamed, the description is) An
unnamed lake at the headwarters of Mill
Creek, Osoyoos Division of Yale District.
(c.) The point of diversion—A point on
Mill Creek about ten miles from aaid
lake.   '■'        A''''A A,    .-.■..7
(</.) The quantity, of water .applied for
(in cubic feet per second)—One.
(e.) Theocharacter of ■ the proposed
works—A timber cribbed, rock filled dam,
galvanized steel flume, rivetted steel pipe,
cement lined main ditches and cement pipe
laterals and the natural bed of said Mill
(/.) The premises on which the water
is to be used.'(describe same)—Lot 17;
Map 362. '
(g.) The purposes for which the .water
is to be used—Irrigation. _^y._. _ _ 7_.
(A.) If for irrigation describe the land
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
19 acree; Lot 17, Map 362.
(/.) Area of Crovyn land intended to be
occupied by the proposed work*—10 acres.
( k-) This notice was posted on the 21st
day of December,' 1910, and application
will be made to the Commissioner on' the
31st day of January, 1911.
(/.) 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—W. H. Spencer, Thos. Bulman,
D. Bower, Ernest McKinlay, Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd., W. H. Gaddes. All of
Okanagan Mission, and Price Ellison,
(Address)   Kelowna, B. C
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Never wastes time and horseflesh^upon faulty or worn-out implements.
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A machine that will not do its worV right is dear   at   any   price,   and   the
A       "longer you keep it around, the more it is "eating its head off."
This spring, and it will be easy to   keep right.   Call  in and let us show
you how easy it is to get the right  start.
■- . W.l
If you are suffering from biliousness constipation, indigestion, chronic headache, invest one cent in a postal card, send to Chamberlain Med. Co., Des Moines, Iowa, with
your name and address plainly on the back
and they will forward you a frae sample
of Chamberlain's stomach and liver tablet*.
Sold by all druggists.
Sutton's Seeds
Cut Flowers
Kelowna. Greenhouse.
Our Gockshutt Plows and Adams' Wagons are the
last word in proficiency and reliability.
Many persons find themselves affected
with a persistent cough after an attack of
influenza. As this cough can be promptly
cured by the use of Chamberlain s Cough
Remedy, it should not be allowed to run
until it becomes troublesome. Sola by all
S.   T.   ELLIOTT    -    Kelowna, B. C.
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•   ■■ -<n,y\ .'i^/'iSM*^ The Orchard Gity Record
Thursday, Jan. 12
In order to reduce some lines of our
stock before r tock-taking we have decided to give you big bargains in a
good many lines.
' jo.', e aiv some Specials for
Friday and Saturday
:•-■'■       ••      • m:., a) -../.cans 2 foi 25c
Canned   1 oinatoes, 3 lb. tins  2 for 25c
Mmd Pick.cs. Musf.ard Pickles, and Onions, 30c a bottle
Cho.ce Oftylfm,  5 ert  3 lbs. for $1.00
Ak.vr. G< .-   SlMtcK   10c package
Corn *>.*rci.       3 for 25c
Pure Kelownn Honey, 3A lb. bottles 70c each
Lard, 5 lb. pails  $1.00 each
Continued from page I
Bring along your orders.
We guarantee satisfaction and deliver
the supplying of liquor to people
who were "Siwashed." These
cases were of very frequent occurrence, such men being seen drunk
nearly every day.
The mayor said there was a very
severe penalty for such breaches
of the law.
Aid. Leckie observed that if there
was much of that kind of thing
going on it would be as well to
instruct the police to keep his eye
on the offenders.
It might be a good plan, said the
mayor, to give one of'them three
months in Kamloops. That would
probably have the effect of slopping it.
A petition was read from several
Cliir.ii.Tien for street lights in China
town. This was referred to the
light committee.
The lease of the ground on the
lake shore was submitted by the
Aquatic Association, with the request that it be put through and
signed before the old council's term
of office expired. The lease, which
was on the lines of an agreement
entered into by the Aquatic Association and the Council some time
ago, waa read by tbe clerk.
Aid. Joneo said it was advisable
that the matter should be gone
into very carefully. He advised
leaving it over until next meeting,
to give the council an opportunity
to consider it.
A motion was accordingly passed
to that effect.
Extension of Fire Limits By-law
No. 82 was then taken up. The
mayor asked if it would not be
advisable to include Chinatown in
the extension.
Aid. Cox agreed that this would
be a wise move, as more and more
shacks and other dangerous buildings were going up in Chinatown^
There were also several sanitary
matters which needed adjustment
in that neighborhood.
It was arranged to meet again
next Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.
Wmmi  vJui.'i'iua 1
A^m§:W^r^rA' -r.-rasr:"--.-
Birthday Cake.-When a child's birthday happens to full on n special holiday the colors appropriate io that occasion can "be used in the candles—a»
buff and blue for the 2l_d of February.
red, white and blue for tbe Independence day child and holly painted candles for the Christinas birthday cake.
Wonderful color combinations can be
made with colored icings—put on with
a pastry tube in designs—and candles
to harmonize or form a contrast.
Brery child should be given the privilege of cutting bis own birthday cake.
Cunning birthday cakes of tiny proportions can be bought for baby's first
birthday. Tbe one candle is larger
than those used later and sometimes
can be bought with tbe chlld'8 first
name decorating it in gilt letters.
When for any reason a child has been
unable to come to the birthday party
at the last minute his slice of cake
with candle attached is wrapped In
paraffin paper and sent to him.
Sponge cake or n simple cup cake
batter is the best birthday cake for
young children, as many mothers are
fussy about their children eating rich
Potato Cake.
Potato cake is uot the plebeian pastry
that it sounds. Made according to the
following rule. It is worthy to hobnob
with the most aristocratic sounding
dainty. Cream together two cupfuls o.
granulated sugar and a cupful of butter. Work in a cupful of hot mashoil
potato, a cupful of English walnuts
chopped' fine, half a cupful of sweet
milk, two cupfuis of flour, four eggs
beaten light, five teaspooui'uls of melted chocolate and a tablespoonful each
of cinnauiaon. nutmeg and cloves:
Add two.teasponfuls of baking powder
and bake in layers. Put together with
marshmallow filling.
Phone 35
Phone 35
Many persons find themselves affected
! with a persistent cough after an attack of
i influenza. As this cough can be promptly
; cured by the use of Chamberlain's Cough
i Remedy, it should not be allowed to run
| until it becomes troublesome. Sold by all
| druggists.
The People's Store
Phones:   Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
df' '"\
Stocktaking Sale.
Vi ■: ,,p- of]ering 50 only
jL-aaies   and
Children's Coats
and Mantles,
at. Holf-Price.
il   [ ..dies'
UiK-.-piece Dresses,
One-third off.
!'••') Blouses,
r<■_■_.'la  price, to $5.00
175 Shirts,
Regular from $1.25
to $2,50,
To clear at T5c
'••) Blouses,
:i price, $5 to $8,
V"   ' o* ■"***
■•«_». wvw - Mt>W'<«UMM_tl__NM_k«.
250 pairs
Boots and Shoes,
Men's, Women's, and
To clear at 50c, 75c,
$1.00, and $2.00
These lines are all extra-
special values, but we
wish to clear them all
out to make room for
our new spring stoc^.
SL.8£ $n^ff
A IlUlf 1
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Cocoa Sauce.
Cocoa saupe is liked with Dutch apple cake by at least one ^family. For
the aance a couple of tablespoonfuls of
butter are melted in a saucepan, and
then there is stirred in two tablespoou-
fuls of flour and two teaspoonfuls of
cocoa that have been sifted together.
A cupful of hot water Is added gradually, and the sauce is cooked until it
thickens. Then a quarter of a-cupful
of sugur is turued in and a tenspoonful
of vanilla and u pinch of salt More
cocoa may be used If the sauce Is to
be served with a plain dessert like
cottage pudding.
Codfish Souffle.
Soak the prepared salt codfish for
three' hours, then boll for twenty minutes, drain and set away until cold.
Measure the fish und to two cups of It
allow one cupful of mashed potatoes.
Mix well, ben ting in one cup of milk
and the yolks of three eggs, well
whipped. Add a tablespoonful of melted butter, salt and white pepper to
taste and three tablespoonfuls of grated Parmesan chetsc. Turn into a buttered baking tllsh, sprinkle grated
cheese over the top and bake to a
golden brown.   Serve immediately.
Potato Griddlecakes.
Twelve large potatoes, three heaping
tablespoons of flour, one teaspoon of
baking powder, one-half teaspoon salt,
one or two eggs, two teacups of boiling
milk. The potatoes are peeled, washed
and grated Into a little cold water
(which keeps them white); then strain
off the water and pour on boiling milk,
stir ln eggs, salt and flour mixed with
baking powder; if agreeable flavor with
a fine chopped onion. Bake like any
other pancake, allowing a little more
lard or butter. Serve with, stewed or
preserved fruit.
Egga a la Goldenrod.
Three hard boiled eggs, one cup milk,
five circular pieces of toast, one tablespoon butter, one tablespoon flour, one-
, half teaspoon salt, one-eighth spoon
pepper. Make' a thin white sauce of
milk, butter, flour, aalt and pepper;
separate yolks from white* of eggs,
chop whites and add to sauce. Arrange toast on platter, pour sauce over,
force the yolks through strainer,
sprinkling over the toast. Garnish witb
The Useful Caramel.
Many women who do not venture to
prepare caramel at home because of
the danger of burning instead of
browning the sugar do not know that
the druggist has It at its best Delicious custard Is made witb maple
sugar for sweetening and caramel for
coloring, and the t wo flavors blend excellently. The caramel Is useful for
coloring eauces as well as for flavoring
custards and creams.
Molasses Cookie*.
Put into a saucepan one cupful of
molasses, then allow It to cool, add
two well beaten eggs, half a teaspoon-
ful of baking soda dissolved in one
tablespoonful of boiling water, then
stir in lightly one pound of sifted
flour. Roll out. cut out with a round
cutter and bake In a hot oven.
Hot wheat pancakes are delicious for
a simple midday luncheon if served
with quince Jelly.
A spoonful of fluffy whipped cream
I makes an ornamental addition to an
I - 5 room cottage on Richter street^ with
or without fnrniture.   Also, 1  mare   three
years old, 1 top buggy and harness. Cheap
for caeh.   Apply, E. J. Pettigrew.        4tf
4 tons early seed potato      " .   _v
wharf in March.  H. Wall Kelowne.
To clear stock will be  sold  at   75 cents
per box. Apply, R. E. Harris. ' 6 tf
Cottonwood, will deliver.  Phone,  party
line,  R. E. Harris.
Bay horse, nine years old, branded 32
on right shoulder, has white scar from
barbed wire cut on point of shoulder;
about 17 hands high. Liberal reward for
information leading to his return will be
White Valley Irrigation & Power Co.,
Vernon B. C; 6 tf ,
Furniture,  also  new. improved   White
sewing machine, cheap. Enquire two doors
east of residence of H. W. Raymer. Lawson
Avenue. 7p
Wanted to rent a room, centrally situated
with piano to use as Music Studio,
Apply P. O. box 374. 7p
Miss M. Laidlaw   is  prepared   to   take
pupils for the above.   Address P. O.   box
248 Kelowna. 7x1 Op
D. W. Crowley Co.
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City r     ■
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
The Kelotona
Outfitting a  -
P.S7 Remember we
have always given 5
per cent." off on all
cash purfchases.
For high-grade Watch
& Jewelry Repairing
go to Parker's. All repairs carefully and
promptly executed,
and charges the lowest.
No job too small or
too large.
Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
Cabinetmaker and
•'■'. A A-  .    '....' A7
Undertaker.   :
Certified Embalmer.
On call night and day.      '
/' ■   '
James Bros. Block.
Phone 88.
We specialize in Ladies' Waists
and Fine Wear.
Woolen Goods receive the greatest
care from start to finish.
A trial solicited.
Phone 159 P.O. box 382
Parcels called for Mondays.
S. M. GORE, Manager.


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