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Array Advertise
And   the   world   is   8
with you;<Quit and
you stand alone.
Circulation Highest,
Rates Lowest.
VOL. III.   NO 23.
fob Printing
Special Facilities for
~~"TSSTreral   Li
Meeting of City Council
Large Amount of Sidewalk Construction Planned  -  Irrigation
Committee Gets Grant of $300 - City Band Asks for
Assistance From Council
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The council   held   its   regular
weekly meeting Saturday evening,
the  mayor presiding  and   a   full
attendance    of. aldermen    being
present.    The minutes were  first
passed, and. the following accounts
referred to the finance committee
for payment:
G. P. R., express on typewriter......$   5 20
Morrison-Thompson Co., supplies.. 105 92
Crane Co., packing '.;."   14 4?
Remington  Typewriter, Co., type- -. . ■
writer and supplies  144 00
Drs. Knox and _^artin, examination
of prisoner........ '    5 00
Sidewalk construction pay sheet to
May 1 .:.......  ........  122 20
H. Johnson, 3 days special police
duty     9 00
" Ian MacRae, expense taking prispn-
7     er to Kamloops........    25 55
S. D. Colquette 1st Engin'r sal....... 150 00
;  H. Blakeborough, 2nd Engin'r sal...  100 00
E. Fowler, lineman, sal	
-Gr Goldsmith, fireman, sal..... 	
I. MacRae, constable,' sal...............
D. Mills, scavenger, sal..;....	
R T. Dunn, assistant clerk,;sal......
.   G. H. Dunn, clerk, .sal. and petty
/  cash.......... ;';";.,....	
; Dr. Keller, rent of council chamber
Bogarcfus,   Wickens,   Bigg,   Ltd.,'
"1 plate glass.....;.:.........,.....:...7.    18:50
Thompson Stationery Co., 24 meter
readers books     17 50
L. G. McPhillips, legal advice...:.... 25 00
The matter of sidewalks was the
first-business , taken  up,  and  the
following motion was passed:
7- "That tbs council deem'.it desirable
to construct the following sidewalks
7 as locarimiMrovei^jentR:
1. A 6 ft. cement sidewalk  on
; the west side of Richter street from
Bernard avenue to Harvey, avenue.
2. A 4 ft. 8 in. cement sidewalk
ori the north side of Glenn avenue
from Ethel street to the S.E. corner
of lot 8, block 55, map 242.
3. A 10 ft. cement sidewalk on
the south side of Bernard avenue
from Pendozi street to Ellis street.
7 4. An 8 ft. cement sidewalk on
the south side of Bernard avenue
from Ellis street to Richter street.
5'. A 4 ft. 8 in. wooden sidewalk on the north side of Doyle
avenue from Ellis street to. St. Paul
6. A 4 ft. 8 in. wooden sidewalk on the west side of St, Paul
street frpm Doyle avenue to the
N.E. corner of lot 11, map 432.
7. A 4 ft, 8 in. wooden sidewalk on the'north side of Cadder
avenue from Pendozi street to
8. A 4 ft, 8 in. wooden sidewalk on the south side of Cadder
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the N.W.
to the
9. A wooden sidewalk 4 ft, 8"
wide to be constructed on the west
side of Ellis street from Cawston
avenue to the N.E. corner of lot 9,
map 660.
10. A wooden sidewalk 4 ft, 8"
wide to be constructed on the east
side of Richter street from a point
172 feet north of S.W. corner of
block 20, map 202 to Wilson street.
11. A wooden sidewalk 4 ft, 8"
wide to be constructed on south
side of Wilson street from Richter
street to N.E. corner of lot 12, map
In accordance with the usual
procedure a resolution was also
adopted: " That the reports of the
chairman of the Board of Works
and the city assessor on the above
sidewalks be passed." Also the
following: " That t\\p sidewalks to
be constructed by way of local
improvement be advertised as required by law."
Mr. D. W. Crowley* who was
present, then addressed the council.
He was there, he said, representing
the irrigation committee, who were
appointed at a public meeting the
previous week. In company with
Aid. Copeland and Mr. McMillan
he had gone over the irrigation
ditch all over the town. The
committee had examined the system thoroughly, and had already
started men at work cleaning out
the ditches, which was the first
f thing to be done.
corner of lot 12, map 737
N.W. corner of lot 8, map
They had
gone   very    carefully     into
probable   cost   of   handling
system for the present year,
they had estimated at $600.
The ditches had . not been
properly cleaned . out for several
years and were in a very bad
shape. If the water was turned on
in their present condition, there
would no doubt be Hoods which
would cause very considerable
damage. There was some little
repairing to be done to the fluming
and then so far as it extended, the
system would be first-class.
The provision'of a good supply
of irrigation water, continued Mr.
Crowley, was a matter which
a«Teoled those on the outskirts of
the town more than the" small lot
holders close in. The former had
been paying heavy taxes for a long
time without deriving much benefit
and he thought they were entitled
to some help from the council
this matter. Without water it was
impossible for them to get
crops from their land.   _
Aid. Gopeland said that as a
member of the commitee- entrusted
with.the matter, he would like to
explain how they had arrived at
the estimate mentioned in Mr.
Crowley's request. After a careful
examination of the ditches they had
estimated that it would take at
least $300 to clean them all out
and re-build a portion of fluming
which was broken down. The
Other $300 was for the maintaining
of a water bailiff for four months
at a- salary of $75 per month.
Personally he felt that the city
ought to give the grant asked for.
Aid. Cox asked if the committee
had formed any idea as to the
opinion of the taxpayers in making
their rounds of the ditch. They
had no doubt had conversations
with several in respect to the
ment of a grant by the city.
Aid. Copeland said that so far
as he had learned, they all seemed
anxious to have the water.
Aid. Jones enquired if-they had
any idea as to the acreage affected.
That would be very difficult to
arrive at, replied Mr. Crowley, but
there was a very large area this
side of the creek which was dependent upon the irrigation system.
Aid. Jones doubted the fairness
of asking the city to bear the whole
of the expense. Those people who
had installed the city water system
were buying water from the city
and paying for it. He did not
think if wouid be "quite just to" the
ratepaynrs to go to such a large
expense in providing others with
water free.
Aid. Leckie did not think the
owners of land on the outskirts of
the city were under such great disadvantages in the matter of tas
paying compared with those nearer
the centre. Those who had bought
lots close in were assessed
considerably higher than those
further out, and in that way things
were evened up pretty well. For
the city to bear the whole expense
of irrigation for the benefit of just
one particular section of the ratepayers was sure to cause a lot of
hard feeling, and was, moreover,
establishing a precedent which
would be difficult to refuse in
succeeding years. There wns
quite a large, section of the town
which could^ not get any possible
benefit from the expenditure.
These people would have to help
to pay for what other people were
using. The council were there to
represent the whole of the ratepayers, and he did not see how lie
could discriminate in favour of a
few. For these reasons he was
not in favour of the city bearing
the whole of the cost.
Mr. Crowley contended that the
expenditure would be for the benefit of the whole town. It was not
a good advertisment for the town
to have people diive around and
see trees dying out for want of .water. When people saw the poor
crops some people had to put up
with for want of water they were
liable to be disgusted with the
place. The city had certainly been
slack in not taking control before
now. They ought certalrlly to get
into shape to do so this fall.
Mayor Sutherland said that this
question of irrigation was something he had been taking up privately for a considerable time. Some
people had an idea that nothing
had been done. This was because
up to the present his investigation
had been carried on privately and
and apart from municipal work.
The matter was full of legal difficulties, and he had personally been
at a great deal oi trouble and expense in endeavoring to ascertain
exactly the position of the city,
and the. powers possessed by the
council in handling the problem.
He had twice interviewed Premier
McBride, and the Attorney-General
He had had three interyiews with
Mr. Billings, for which he had paid
out of his own pocket. He had
taken the question up with the
water commissioners,'and had obtained two legal opinions from-Mr.
Kerr f~r which he. had also paid.
He could assure them he had spent
more time over the irrigation problem than upon any other matter.
The latest legal opinion he had
received was one contained in a
letter '«ritten by Mr. R. B. Kerr.
Mr.'Kerr drew attention to certain
sub-sections of the Municipal
[Clauses Amendment Act, 1910 by
which the city was given power to
pass a by-law to purchase from the
owners the ditches, flumes and all
the distributing system. This, the
w'riter considered, gave the city the
right to handle the irrigation system
without acquiring the water rights.
The watej would still be owned by
those who held the records, but
their means of getting water would
be owned by the city. Such a bylaw would have to be approved
by the Lieutenant-Governor, and
then by the ratepayers.
. There appeared to be-thus only
three lines of action, this contained in Mr. Kerr's advice of purchasing the ditches, assignment of the
records to the city by the holders,
or a special act to give the city
greater powers.. The simplest and
easiet seemed to be the assignment
of the records.
Other places, continued the
mayor, were experiencing the very
same difficulties which we had to
encounter here. The act had been
amended session after session by
the Legislature in an endeavor to
make it easier for municipalities
like Kelowna to get control of their
irrigation systems.
The question, however, was one
which had never beer raised in the
council. It was not much use
bringing it up until it was known
just what they could do, and what
powers they possessed.'
IF the xouncil_realIy_ wished to go
into the matter, they would have to
get the advice of some good legal
authority, and outline a proper plan
for taking over the system. So far
as he could see, the easiest and
best method was to get hold of
the records by assignment from the
ownets. He had spoken to a great
many people of this plan, and had
only met one or two who would
object to transler their water right
to the council.
Returning to the question of a
grant from the council Aid. Leckie
read the following motion:
"That the councl make a grant
of $300 for the purpose of cleaning
out and fixing up the irrigation
ditches, and that this, amount be
placed at the disposal of the committee appointed at the public
meeting held an the 21st inst." It
seemed more reasonable, he considered that if the people got the
ditches fixed up and the water free
they should pay a bailiff ko look
after the system. This would be
meeting them halfway.
This proposal, of course, raised
the old difficulty of collecting a fee
from each ofthe water users, which
Mr. Crowley declared he would
not undertake on any consideration
They had no means of compelling
people to pay, and he was quite
sure the.8ame thing would have to
be contended with, of people taking the water and refusing to pay.
And how were they to make thehi?
He had no objection to paying
himself, but he did strongly object
to paying for someone else.
- The apparent impossibility of
getting all who used the water to
bear a fair share of the expenses
incurred gave rise to a good deal
of more or less serious suggestions
as to the best means of making
Aid. Leckie said he was so far
interested in the subject that he
would undertake to help the committee to fix anyone who stole the
water without paying.
Aid. Leckie's motion to grant
$300 was eventually passed.
Mayor Sutherland asked if the
council wished to take any steps
towards the city's acquiring the
irrigation system.
Aid. Leckie said he personally
had no objection. He would like
to see the city control the system
and tax the. land irrigated for its
A resolution was passed as follows : " That the citv take steps to
acquire irrigation rights within the
city limits, and control the distribution of water."
It was also resolved that the
Board of Works be instructed to
have the telephone poles moved in
Harvey Avenue.
Real Estate Is
Waking Up
Many Important Deals Put
Through This Week
Contiuued on page 6
Successful Exhibition
by Athletic Club
The Kelowna Athletic Club held
another successful exhibition of
boxing, wrestling, etc., last Thursday evening. Although the price
of admission had been raised there
was a well-filled hall, and the funds
of the club weie considerably augmented. As on the previous occasion Dr. Huycke acted as chaiwnan.
The boxing included a three
round bout by Claude Newby and
Abbot; a light weight contest between Fisher, of Woods Lake, and
L. Paton, of the Vancouver Athletic
Club; the middle weights were
represented by A." C. Petman and
W. Miller. The heavy weight bout
in which as usual a good deal of
the interest centred, was between
H. Johnson and Bigby.
A new feature was a demonstration of club swinging by J. B.
Whitehead. Messrs. J. F. Burne
and Errington gave a display with
the foils. The wrestling match
between Woods and Beecher,
which was so highly popular last
time, was repeated, Woods scoring
two falls out of three.
Musical items were rendered at
intervals by C. Quin, H. Johnson
and A. E. Woods.
An unusual activity has characterized real estate in the city and
district during the past few days,
and many thousands of "dollars
worth of business property has
changed hands, in addition to several important orchard sales. Besides these several transactions, involving much larger sums of money
are pending.
The vast amount of development
work which is going on in the district is no doubt beginning to have
its effect on the value of business property. With the growth
of the district the city is bound to
develope, and evidence is not
wanting that ih a very short time a
considerable rise in price will result.
One of the most important purchases of the week has been that
made by Messrs. D. Lloyd-Jones
and A. Day, who bought from Mr.
Bertram for $12,000 the fine corner on Bernard avenue and Ellis
street, including the house occupied
by Dr. Martin. The property comprises something over two acres.
Mr. S. Bray sold his lot next to
the Post Oflice to the Belgo-Canadian Syndicate, for the purpose
no doubt of erecting offices for the
company in the near future. The
price, we understand, -was $2,400.
Another business lot was disposed
of by Mr. Thos. Lawson on Water
street behind the Bank of Montreal.
The purchaser was Mr. S. C. Cosens.
Mr. Mawhinney sold four acres
on Ethel street opposite Mr. W.
Lloyd-Jones' house to D. H. Ratten-
Another notable transaction was
that made by Mr. Harry Royce,
who disposed of his fine twelve-
acre place on the Vernon road for
$1000 per acre to the Taylor Bros.]
The property is exceptionally well
situated, and has about nine acres
of orchard which was planted last
year. A new house has also been
built within the past few months.
Mr. W. R. Trench has sold his
house on the east end of Bernard
avenue to Dr. McNaughton. He
has purchased lot from Mr. Harvey,
sr., adjoining the old school ground
and is already commencing the
building of a new residence.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Farmers' Institute
Spring Itinerary
The spring itinerary of Farmers'
Institute meetings throughout British Columbia has just been completed. The speakers secured include Mr. M. A. Jull, B. S. A., live
stock comissioner for the province;
Mr. R. M. Winslow, B. S. A.; provincial horticulturist; Messrs. J. F.
Carpenter B. S. A., and M. S. Middleton, assistant horticulturists; Mr.
J. L. Dumas of Walla Walla, Wash;
Professor F. C. Elford, director of
the poultry department of McDonald College, Quebec; Mr. J. I.
Brown oj the poultry branch ofthe
Gunn & Langlois Company, Montreal; Mr. J. R.Terry, poultry farming instructor of the department of
agriculture ; Hon. E. T, Judd, deputy dairying commissionerr Salem,
Ore.; Mr. William Schulmerich,
Hillston, Ore., Dr. W. Wansbrough
Jones, Kelowna, a specialist on
soils, and Mr. H. Reid, Victoria,
a recognized poultry expert,
In connection with the Kelowna
Institute, lectures will be deliveied •
on Monday, June 19th by Mr. J. R.
Terry, poultry instructor under the
Department of Agriculture, on
"Practical poultry Raising," and on
Saturday June 24th by Dr. W. W.
Jones, of Okanagan Mission on
"Soil Cultivation, Conservation of
moisture, etc."- Further particulars
will be announced later.
Government Arranging
for Market Reports
More Comprehensive Scheme
to be Worked This Year
The irrigation water is beginning
to flow in the ditches. Both the
Central Okanagan Company and
the Rutland Estate Irrigation Co.,
turned on the water'at Rutland for
the first time this week.
The refreshing showers of the
past few days have done much to
brighten up the appearance of the
Mr.- Bernard Lequime has been
a visitor in town for the past few
The coronation of King George
V. will, in all probability, be marked by a feature which no Coronation of an English monarch has
known before. It is proposed that
a fleet o"f aeroplanes shall circle
the towert of Westminster Abbey
and greet the King and Queen on
their arrival. Most of the British
aviators will probably make an
attempt, and it certain that a similar demonstration will take place
at Spithead, when the King attends
the naval review.
A new flume is being put in to
replace the old sandy ditch in
Glenn Ave., and a concrete culvert
to avoid the present ugly crossing
of the road near the school.
Mr. J. T. Campbell, of West Bank
is installing a new eight horse-power gasoline pumping plant for irrigation purposes.
It was just 25 years last Tuesday
since Frank Bouvette made the acquaintance of the Okanagan, coming on foot from Revelstoke.
Mrs. W. Lloyd-Jones and baby,
left Tuesday for a visit to her home
at Red Deer, Alta.
Mr. Norman Packer who recently
severed his connection with G. F.
James, electrician, held a sale of
his household furniture last Saturday, pior to moving to the coast.
Mr. and Mrs. Packer and child left
early this week by the boat.
The pile driver has been busy
this week making a solid foundation
for the Royal Bank building.
The " Trail Magazine " last week
made arrangements with Mr. J. B.
Knowles to run a subscription contest for Kelowna. A $50 diamond
ring was offered as the first prize
and a $15 pearl ring the second.
The competition was to close) as
<ioon as a total of 125 subscriptions
had been secured. Five young
ladies entered. Miss Fanny Copeland, who carried off the diamond
ring with 72, Miss Winter, who
won the pearl with 20, and Misses
Anna Knight, Rosa Patterson and
Pearl Elliott.
Mr. Roy Roberts, who has been
for four months pijst in the employ
of K. F. Oxley, grocer^ left this
morning for Vancouver.
WARD — On Wednesday, April
20th to the wife of Geo. Ward,
a daughter.
to the wife
Friday, April 28th,
of Archie Hardy, a
WILCOCK-On Sunday. April 30,
to the wife of Archie Wilcock, a
The provincial government is
taking steps for a most comprehensive market reporting for the
benefit of the fruit industry this
season. The past season, Mr. Met-
|calfe, the market commissioner,
was alone in the field, and his reports to Victoria were distributed
throughout the fruit districts by
mail. This season, the government
has promised to have agencies in
the principal distributing markets
of the prairie and from the telegraphic reports sent to Victoria
bulletins will be wired out to the
affiliated associations. This will
cut at least five days from the time
required to get market information
to originating points and will, in
fact, keep the association posted to
within 24 hours of the actual market. In addition, one agent will be
maintained in the competitive
valleys south of the line to advise
market conditions there, for with
reciprocity looming  up,  it  is im-
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American conditions, methods and
Kettle Valley Survey
Not Yet Complete
The Ketde Valley Railway surveyors are having some difficulty
with their location lines east and
west of Penticton. According to
the "Penticton Herald," it has been ,
found impracticable to build a line
with a good gradient in Trout Creek
canyon and a new line has been
run which keeps closer to the lake-
shore than the previous one. It
passes back of Summerland round
the base of Giant's Head ancl enters
Trout Creek valley west of the big _
canyon. Further surveying will also be necessary between Kelowna
and Penticton before the final location on. the east side of the lake
is made.
News was 'phoned from up the
the lake yesterday that Wm, Smith-,
son of West Bank, had had his
neck broken by a fall from his
horse while riding in the neighbor-,
hood of White Man's Creek.
Mr. F. Armstrong has been away
this week on a visit to Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. J.'E. Wheeleraritl
family returned last Tuesday from
the prairie, where they have been
staying during the winter months../
'_i-Mj,3^',. The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, May 4
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The Kelowna Land
and Orchard Co.,
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Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Keller Blk.
The Best Paint is the paint for you.     When you buy
you want a paint that will give you the greatest covering capacity  per  gallon, the  greatest durability, and
the best protective qualities.
That is the paint we are offering you, and it is combined
with beauty and permanency of color.
Use Stephens' Paint and save money.
Stephens' Shingle Stain's.
Stephens' Floor Paint and Stains.
" PFROLIN " Sweeping Compound, the enemy of
     dust,    in packages or bulk.
The Cleaning Device for Every Home.
" Cyco" Ball Bearing
Weight but 5J pounds, operates by a mere touch, clean*
thoroughly without injury to carpets or rugs, taises no dust,
always ready, no burden to carry from room to room, and is the
only, efficient cleaning apparatus that is offered at a price within
the purchasing power of everyone.
BISSELL'S Ball Bearing Sweeper excels all other cleaning
devices in the work it does in the sewing room, dining room, or
wherever there is a miscellaneous lot of litter to gather up.
The "Bissell" picks up without effort what other
cleaners cannot gather, such as lint, large crumbs,
matches, threads' ravcllings, scraps of paper and cloth,
.etc., etc.
The "Bissell" gives ihe maximum sweeping effic-
,. iency at the minimum cost.
"Cyco" Ball Bearing "American Queen," - $4.25
„   Grand Rapfdt, nickel  - $3.75
japan   - $3.25
Cyco Bearing, Universal *>**>     ^^^
Town and Country
Mr. and Mrs. Binger and daughter left Monday for a visit to the
Old Country.
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. E. DeHart
were visitors to Summerland last
Dr. Caddes and Mr. N. D. McTavish went last Friday to Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Woods returned from their honeymoon trip
last Saturday.
Little Graham Evans, who was
kicked on the head by a horse a
few weeks back, lelt the hospital
last Thursday. The terrible nature
of his injuries make progress slow,
but great hope is now entertained
for his recovery. His parents are
very anxious to make known their
appreciation of the general sympathy which the sad event aroused.
Dr. and Mrs. Martin returned last
weekend from the coast.
Mr. F. R. E. DeHart and Mr. T.
Lawson have been selected to
serve on the grand jury at the
spring assizes which open Vernon
on the   12th.
Mr. Rembler Paul, who has been
spending the winter months at
Tuscon, Arizona, is expected home
during the next few days. Reggie
Paul has entered for a three year's
course in the hospital corps. Says
he means to be a doctor.
A meeting will be held in Lequime's Hall on Friday, May 12th
at 8 p.m. for the purpose of reorganizing the Kelowna Cricket
Club. All interested will kindly
attend, or if unable to come, will
please notify A. H. Crichton, Kelowna, in writing, before that date,
their intention of joining the club.
It is said that the human skin
sells for $10 per square inch.
Think of the waste of valuable material during hockey and lacrosse
seasons I
The annual meeting of the W.
C. T. U. will be on Tuesday next
May 9th at the home of Mrs. Allen
Wildon. All members interested
will please be present.
Mr. J. W. Clement, formerly of
Penticton, was a visitor in town
this week.
Mr. N. D. McTavish returned
Tuesday from the coast.
Mr. and Mrs. Ball returned Tuesday from their holiday trip to
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. K. Herdman
left Tuesday morning for the coast
where Mr. Herdman is to be present at the Presbyterian Synod.
Mr. C. E. Dick who has been for
several years on the staff of Leckie's hardware store leaves this week
for Calgary where he will enter the
real estate business.
Mr. W. M. Parker, ihe jeweler,
who was to have opened his new
store this week has been delayed
in doing so by the non-arrival of
of some new fixtures. The store
has been renovated and everything
is in readiness for their reception.
The style of the firm will in future
be W. M. Parker & Co., Mr. Wm.
Pettigrew jvho is leaving Knowles*
store having taken an interest in
the business.
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
C. Harvey, B. A. Moorhouse,
B.A., Sc. C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,
and B.C.L.S.
Kelowna,    B.' C.
Phone 147. P.O. Box 231
P.O. BOX 137
Stoves and Ranges
"PEERLESS" Steel Range, with warming
closet and reservoir,
FERN, ALBERTA, wood or coal.
B.C. with cast front and heavy sheet steel body.
Two and three burners and ovens for same.
Agents for Parkyte Sanitary Closet, and Rowe Sanitary.Lavatory
Get our pripes on the above before purchasing elsewhere.
Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Back is our motto.
E. C. SCOTT & Co.
Dr. J. W, Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box .««
'Phone 66
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Mrs. LAWRENCE, Graduate Nurse,
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.C.
Phone 134
Horses bought and sold ojt commission. Dray meets all CP.R.
boats. All kinds of heavy team
work. 'Phone 20.
For Sale by
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings,Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
The Ladies' Hospital Aid meets
on Saturday May 6th at 3:30 p.m.
in the old school house. A full
attendance is needed for inportant
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
W. HAUG - Kelowha, B.C.
"Phone 66
Fob Chains.
We have been fortunate this
season in procuring an unusually
complete line of the above goods
and can offer you a large selection both in style and price.
Jeweler and Optician,
kELOWNA   -   B.C.
Next door to Crowley's Butcher Shop
Bring your old comforts and
have them fixed up as good
as new.
Agent for Okanagan
Haircutting, Shaving,
Shampooing, etc.
(Bouch's Old Stand)
Kelowna Livery
Landscape and
Largest Studios in the Interior   .
Portraits by appointment.
Pendozi Street
Smith Street
A good supply of work
horses, driving and saddle
horses always on hand for
We guarantee every horse
sold as represented.
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cash prices for good sound
young stock.
Our Livery is complete.
Good horses and equipment.
Phone 25. Leon Avenue, Kelowna.
Will be at Summerland until
about May 1st.
It does not pay to use inferior fencing material.
The GREAT WEST is unequalled for .quality and strength, and has'no
superior on the market.   Made in heavy.and medium weights and any height.
Prices given for Fences Erected Complete.
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Have you tried the new Prepared Roofing?    "DUKSBAK" ROOFING
Makes a permanent and efficient job.       It is  made  from  the  famous
Trinidad Lake Asphalt, and is bound to give satisfaction.
A. E. CLARKE, Rutland. Thursday, Mat) 4
The Orchard Gity Record
Sponge Fishing being a
dangerous business, and
the product limited, the
constant tendency is towards scarcity and high
This makes care in buying necessary.
'e make a specialty of
sponges, which means
jthat we use special care
(in selecting them.
We have a large
\assortment of all grades
far all purposes.
[Also all sizes of
Russian Rubber
P. B. Willits ft Co.
Kelowna,     B. C
J. A. Bigger
Plant and Eitittaies Furaiihed
Residence,   10 l_awren£e Ave.
Ladies' and
Gents' Tailor*   •
,-. Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
Sutton's Seeds
Cut Flowers
Kelowna. Greenhotofe.
A'Wait" Ad. iii the Record
is a sure dividend-paying
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelswna Ltd*
Wholesale & Retail Batchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
The Osrea* Frettt.d Coast of the Pacific Province Has Everything From
the Sardine to the 'Whale, and the
Wealth That Swims Beneath the
Wavfes Is Almost Incalculable-
Fringe of Industry Not touched.
' "Ji it's sport you want, good fishin'
and huntin.', you'd best come back
with me." '*
' The speaker was a fisherman from
British Columbia, a man who had his
sport and earned his bread in a little
fishing smack on the Fraser River
and along the Pacific coast. He had
come back east to see "the folks,"
arid they had expected him" to stay,
but he would not, no, not yet. Maybe
in a few years, when he was too old
to fish, or do much of anything, he
might come back, but he did not
know. There wns a something in
tha swish of the tide and the smell of
the ocean and tho rock of his little
■fishing smack out there that was a-
calling to him, and lis wanted to go.
•;Many a tourist who has visited the
Pacific coast ami who has been for-.
tunate enough to see the fishing bbat3
leave Steveston on a Sunday evening
will understand tha desire of the-fish*.;
efmen to return to the life that "would
always be a-calling him. Hundreds
of boats gather in for the clo«e time,
which is from six o'clock Saturday,
inorning until six o'clock Sunday
evening, to allow the-fish to get up
the rivers to t_._ spawning ground.
Promptly at the hour of release the
little white sailboats, like a flock of
large birds; unfurl their wings and
akim out over the water. At first
they appear to be going together, but
aoon they are spread far and wide.
ov-r the rolling-waves, dancing gaily
along north, south, east and west, until one by one they disappear, each
careless little craft on a deadly purpose bent.
Although fishing is spoken of as
one of tiie leading industries of British Columbia, and there are some
[twelve thousand men engaged in fishing and in the canneries, the fringe
'of the industry'has not yet been cut.
Some idea of where British' Columbia
will stand in thi3 industry in the.future may be gleaned from the fact
that, although the average annual out-'
pat for several years has been over
six million dollars, 80 per cent, of
this is credited to salmon alone,
which, except halibut, is the only fish
that has been taken in large quantities  for  commercial  purposes.      7
The reason thut the salmon has
fallen such an easy victim to man is
due to its habits, and, by the way,
the name salmon does not properly
belong to any fish in the Pacific.;
However, they have become the commercial salmon of the world. The
so-called salmon is similar in form
.and habits to those found in the Atlantic^ but their life history is different, that is. so far as it is known,
which as yet is but slightly. But
that slightly reveals what man would
call a tragedy. Maybe in fish life
it is not.
The .Sock-eya or Blueback salmon
is commercially the most important
fish in British Columbia, and, like'the
'other kinds of salmon, it generally
deposits the spawn in lake fed or lake
feeding streams, the first of the run
pushing up to the extreme head
waters.. This run is where the^tra^
gedy begins. Every fourth year , is
called "the big year," the following
year "the lean year." Why this is
so no one can tell, altlidugh many
theories have been offered. On this
fourth year the run in the Fraser
Eiver has been known to be. so great
that the fish; have cirbWded ana shoved in their eagerness to, get up until
some have been left oh the banks to
die, and others have- been bruised
and battered in the crowd. But many
fish reach the desired spawning
grounds, and here is the fish tragedy. As soon ns the spawn is deposited the fish die; both male and
female. Some mad Impulse urges
thletri~6ri until they fuifirtneir"mission in life, and then maybe they
hear the (.all to the "fishes' paradise" where men do not fish. Anyway, whatever happens, they die without a struggle. A peculiar feature
of this large run every fourth year
in the Fraser is that It has no marked
counterpart In nny other river in the
province or on tho coast.
No one has. yet been able to tell the
life history of the young. It is not
known how long they live in the fresh
water before going out to sea, nor is
anything   known   of   their   feeding
f;rouuds in the salt water. It is be-
ieved they must live in the open sea,
for they are never found in the bays
afid intetaf,-;' Which are So numerottd
along the coast, nor is anything" seen
of them again until the fourth year,
when theic is another mad rush for
the head waters,and after that dead
fish line the sHtiW or'float, belly up,
down the river. 7 7
Fishermen claim that fish have
been marked .in,the^big year when on
their way backed the ticeari and that
the satoe fish have been caught the
, fourth  year  after.      This,  however,.
has not been authenticated.
A peculiar thing about the salmon
is the distortion the heads of the
males undergo when goifag up the.
rivers. The. Dog salmon ana the
Humpback get their names because
, of this distortion. These, and also
the Spring salnioti-and tho Ooho, are
valuable c6nliiie',"iiilly in British
I British Columbia cunnot help having n large fishing industry for it has
a coast line, including Vancouver Islands  and  the  Queen  Charlotte Is-
! lands, of 15,000 miles, protected from
the ocean storms by thousands of
islands and all the coast waters are
teeming with life, life from tho tiny
| sardine to tho mighty vlale. And
tbo great advance mado in salmon
canning is but an  instance of what
1 moy be expected in the future.
The fl'tst  salmon  cannery  was e«
forontonians In Bed-Tap? Play Seemed  Rather   Nervous.
Two well-known Torotnoniaas
whose talent tor acting has be-n allowed to lie dormant all their _ive»
made their debuts a few days ago.
Mr. Lawredce Solman, the manager
of the Toronto Ferry Co., will always
be able to say that they appeared in
the original production of Rupert
Hughes' farce, "Excuse Me." It was
given a reading here in order that
the owners might copyright it in England, as the law requires a red-tape
performance, and the stage manager
had a very seried array of talent at
his disposal. >      7
Mr. Garwood appeared very much
at home in the role of a"TJk>rgyman,
who was trying to disguise.while oh
a holiday, so that no one would recognize his profession. Mr. Solman
had the part of an Easterner who was
crossing the continent in order to be
married, and it appeared to make him
very nervous. The nervousness may
have been assumed to fit the part, it
may have resulted from an effort to
keep track of his lines and also occasionally answer the 'phone in the
grant office, but a casual observer
would have said that Lol Solman had;
stage frighit..
The audience was very small and
select, and the way in which they
applauded seemed to disconcert some
of the less experienced actors, though
the nrteitibera of the professional company did not mind. Half; way through.
tho second act, a large section or the
audience interrupted. His remarks
did not suggest perfect satisfaction,
but he- may Hav« been bveraritieal.
"I may riot have, paid anything}tb
get in," he said,: "butjtist tha-same
I think I have ai right to <temind a,.
rain cheek."        7 ,
tablialied on the Fraser River in 1876
■ " He Looks Good. - 7
Arthur Gilbert, &e Artl&liliiSka
farther, wlib was the cprgsfe tipbn
which the iiavkl post-mortem Twas
held,7andtthe man solely responsible,
for all ififi iioubljb; W&9; promptly sent'
to Coventry, wben he made bis-alp.,
pearkhce in the House7 tut judging
by the looks of the agricu^ltunst;from
Sir WiHrid^ hbme riding, he % not
the kind of chap to let a little thing
like that worry him. He stands six'
feet high, sports a heavy black moustache, and a Prince Albert coat, and-
has the appearance of being well able,
to take care of himself. And by a
strange turn of the. wheel of political
fortune, the7very, first vote he cast
in Parliament was with. Sir Wilfrid
Laurier,' aid bis;followers',; against,
the amendment of-Mr. .Borden, calling
for the submission of the Government's naval policy for :tbe\ endorsar.
tions. of the people, And to ahow
Jthe fickleness of poUticiaris, wteh tha'
new man-with the soil of his Arfha-
baska farm hardly off his- boots, rose
to register his first vote the roar ot
cheers from the right caused a blush
to flood the visage of him who met the
foe on the battle ground of his own
choosing and _ laid him low. Those
cheers sounded ^strangely, especially
as a few moments - later' a chorus of
jeers was substituted, when Mr. Gilbert voted for the Monk amendment
this time with Mr. Borden. .But those
who would take the same Mr. Gilbert
for a political dullard are apt tb be
fooled eTe long.' He has>the look.of!
a man who knows his own mind. His
maiden speech was modest and un-
aBSuming, and even hide-bound party,
men paid him a little tribute after
it was, .over. Gilbert may be- anti-
navy, the campaign which gave him
a seat in Parliament may have been
anti-British, but unless all sighs
prove misleading; this.same Gilbert's
career will be worth watching. He
looks  all right.r-Saturday Night.
tlsar^d thV Governor.
Oapl. Dan Macauley, a Newfound-,
lander engaged many yearg in sealing, had an adventure at the Com-
manderofski seal rookeries some years
ago, which was as daring as it was
cheeky. It was a. dull April morning
when hir schooner Beatrice—she afterwards became the Duchess of Bedford when used by the Mikkelsen
Arctic expedition and- Was wrecked
in the Arctic—anchored off the seal
rookeries ,and the Russian guard of
:Jhe eovftrnbr^ ahd_ien.i.men. did not
see the sealer in the tog.
There were twenty-four men on the
sealing schooner and flteen of them
landed with rifles and went .direct to
tha little fort near the seal rookery.
Capt. Macauley went in to see the
governor of the island, and presented
his compliments. He told the Russian that he had come to raid the
sealing ground. He informed the
governor that ten men Were no good
to drive out his twenty-four men, and
they might as well look at the matter
in a proper light.
He had brought some whisky ashore
anyhow, in th? hope that the governor
might accept his hospitality. The
Russian sat down at one side ot the
table, the aialfer at the other, while
his cr?w Was engaged on. the sealing
grounds clubbing and skinning the
valuable -lur bearers. • POr several
days Capt. Macauley re&ained-on the
rookery ibading his sctfobiier with
pelts.   Then' life stflfed iwfiy.
Opening for. 6oy Scouts.
Why riot have tfye Boy Scbtlts' idea
on tho farm? Ihstead of tbfc poles,
they could carry hoes or bay forks,
according to the season, and among
their duties would bo: Hunting for
concealed eggs in the bdffi and barnyard; breaking uji' ehxsampments ot
Canada thistles and othfer agricultural
enemies: apprehending stray detachments of cnickens; doing entrenchment work along, roWs of potatoes
and around corn hills, and stalking
and bringing home cows.—Canadian
Canadian's Come to tha Top.
A native of Elora, .Ont., has been
elected Governor, of California. Johnnie Canuck is a success, even in the
Land of the Lemon.
Reading the BlbU.
To read the Bible through at the
rate of a chapter a %y wbuld require
throe years and 'thxfet maitha.
Donation* 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 fpr one year from
date of issue for any sickness or accidents
except contageous or infectious diseases,
which are not be admitted to the hospital.
Applications for tickets or for further information should be made to the" secretary, Room I. Keller Block, or P.O. Box
275, Kelowna. B.C
If your business is
not worth advertising,
advertise it for sale.
Capital Paid Up A - $6,200,000
Reserve Fund A- - $7,000,000
Total Assets     -   -$95,000,000
Savings Bank Department.
Interest allowed on Deposit^.
H. F. REES, Manager.
. Sick headache results from a .disordered
condition of the stomach, andean be cured
by the use of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. Try it. For sale by all
Good meals to be bad.
Closes Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 9 p.m.
Corner Water St. and
& Co.,
Wholesale and Retail
J. M. Howell, a popular druggist of
Greensbiirg, Ky., says, "We use Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in Our own household
and know it is excellent." For sale by all
Fresh Me&t I)afly
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
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W. LUDLOW, Manage.
Phone 135
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We have just received a car of-the famous
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The models are technically correct, skillfully designed by a_ designer of well
deserved prbrtiihence, to give the bwt ettiaency, proper trim, b«to
maximum speed, and attractive appearance.
Retain their finish, and attractive appearance for years after the average boat is
. discarded, and when needed can be re-finished to look li'ce new.   The material
and workmanship is about as near perfect as it is possible to get, and the power,
fittings, and accessories are of the highest grade.   They are built for reputation
also, not merely for profit
These Boats represent the latest development
in Motor Boat building.
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We have also put in a stock of
The quality of which is too well known to need comment.
Come in and look these over—they need only to be' seen td be apjireaated-
and be ready for the boating season, so close at hand now.
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Thursday Mat] 4
Published eoery Thursday al the Office,
Kelowna. B.C.
Subscription $1.50 per annum.
To United States $2.00 per annum.
Adoertising tales upon application.
Real estate  seems  to  have
taken quite a lively turn lately,
every  day bringing  news   of
some  important deal   having
been   put  through.    A   good
deal of attention seems  to  be
paid just now to business lots,
which in itself is a sure indication that there are good   times
ahead.    Kelowna is not by any
means a  boom  town—grown
up in a month to fall flatter
than a last week's  newspaper.
It's record of progress has been
steady but sure and solid, and
now it seems as though it were
on the eve of coming into  it's
own.    Business was never so
good as it has been this spring
is the general opinion.    There
:"s a vague and indefinablejfeel-
ing to be noticed as one goes
around town—a feeling which
finds expression in a confident
and cheerful    optimism—that
our velocity is accelerating—in
short,  that we are  getting  a
move on. And why not ? Where
in  the whole valley will   be
found so much  good land  as
surrounds Kelowna?    Where
in the whole province i3 so
much costly development work
being carried on as will   be
found within a few miles radius
of our town ?    Many hundreds
of thousands  of dollars  have
been spent, are being spent,
and will still be spent,  in  the
improvment of the rich areas
of fruit land, which will some
day make of Kelowna one of
the busiest shipping centres in
the interior of the province.
Kelowna Public School
Senior IV—Will McKeown, Winnie Jones, Bernard McKeown,
J. G. Whitehead.
Intermed. IV.—Annie McLennan,
Jean Kincaid, Everett Faulkner.
Junior IV.:—True Davidson, Lydia
McKeown, Gladstone Langille.
Senior HI.—Christina McMillan,
Mary Wilson, Dorothy Evans.
Junior III.—Dorothy Forrest, Laura
Wilson, Violet Tuft.
Senior II.—Vivian Jones, George
Sutherland, Norman DeHart.
Junior II.—Geo. Pettigrew, Marsh
Davidson, Harold Herdman.
Senior 1.—Terence Crowley, Emma
Rutledge, Gladys Ling, Clifton
1st Class (A)—Ray Elliott, Emma
Millie, Dorothy Francis.
Iss Class (B)—Pearl Downing, Eva
Collins, Allie Bawtinheimer, Lee
Senior 2nd Primer—Lizzie Wilson,
James Anderson, Harry Bawtinheimer, Hugh Burnette.
City of Kelowna
No. on
I.        24
II.        47
III.       38
IV.       37
V.        29
tal       175
tendance Percentage
The death at the Kelowna Hospital last week of Mrs. Denton, of
Summerland, the wife of Mr. C. Du
Blois Denton, professor of mathematics at the Okanagan College,
has been the occasion of widespread sympathy with the bereaved
husband. Mr. Denton desires to
express his gratitude for the many
expressions of loving sympathy
which have come to him in his
A rare treat is assured the music
lovers of Kelowna in the visit of
Ruthven McDonald and company.
He is probably the finest baritone
Canada has yet porduced, and his
support is in every way worthy °f
of his high reputation. Don't miss
it.  Knox church, Monday May 8th.
Dr. Mathison will return on May
The Municipal Council of the City of
Kelowna have determined that it is desirable to construct the sidewalks hereunder
mentioned on the following streets, viz.:
1. A cement sidewalk, six feet wide, on
the West side of Richter Street, from
Bernard Avenue to Harvey Avenue.
2. A cemint sidewalk, four feet tight
inches wide, on the North side of Glenn
Avenue, from Ethel Street to the South,
east corner of Lot 8, Block 55, Map 262.
3. A cement sidewalk, ten feet wide,
on the South side of Bernard Avenue,
from Pendozi Street to Ellis Street.
4. A cement sidewalk, eight feet wide,
on the South side of Bernard Avenue, from
Ellis Street to Richter Street.
5. A wooden sidewalk, four feet eight
inches wide, on the North side of Doyle
Avenue, from Ellis Street to St. Paul
6. A wooden sidewall', four feet -eight
inches wide, on the West side of St. Paul
Street, from Doyle Avenue to tlie Northeast corner of Lot 11, Map 432.
7. A wooden sidewalk, four feet eight
inches wide,- on the North side of Cadder
Avenue, from Pendozi Street to Long
8. A wooden sidewalk, four feet eight
inches wide, on the South side of Cadder
Avenue, from a point 212 feet from the
North-west corner of Lot 12, Map 737 to
the North-west corner of Lot 8, Map 737.
9. A wooden sidewalk, four feet eight
inches wide, on the West side of Ellis
Street, from Cawston Avenue to the Northeast corner of Lot 9, Map 6f.0.
10. A wooden sidewalk, four feet eight
inches wide, on the East side of Richter
Street, from a point 172 feet north of the
South-west corner of lock 20, Map 202 to
Wilson Street.
11. A wooden sidewalk, four feet eight
inches wide, on the South side of Wiison
Street, from Richter Street to the Northeast corner of Lot 12, Map 622.
The total cost of the cement sidewalks
to be assessed against the property immediately fronting tnereon, and shall be
payable in twenty equal annual payments,
and shall be carried out in accordance with
the Local Improvement By-law.
The total cost of the wooden sidewalks
to be assessed against the property immediately fronting thereon, and shall be
payable in five equal annual payments,
and shall be carried out in accordance
with the Local Improvement By-law.
And the Chairman of the Board of
Works and the City Assessor having reported to the Council in accordance with
the provisions of th? said By-law, upon
each and every of the said works, giving
statements showing the amounts estimated
to be chargeable in each case against the
various portions of the real property to be
benefited by the said sidewalks,
And the reports of the Chairman of the
Board of Works and the City Assessor
having been adopted by the Council,
Notice  is   hereby  given   that  the said
reports are open for- inspection at the
Office of the City Ch-.tk, Bernard Avenue,
and the said sidewalks will be constructed
unless a majority of the owners of land or
real property to be assessed ot.charged in
respect of such work, representing at least
one half in value thereof, petition the
Council against such assessment within
fifteen days after the first publication of
this notice.
Kelowna, B. C,
.    April 29th, 1911.
City Clerk.
City of Kelowna
Notice is hereby given that the Council
of the City of Kelowna have appointed
Wednesday, the 17th day of May, 1911, at
the hour of 10 o'clock in the 'forenoon, at
the Council Chamber, Kelowna, B. C, as
the time and place for hearing complaints
against the assessment for the year 1911 as
made by the Assessor.
Any person complaining against the
assessment must give notice in writing to
the Assessor of the ground of his complaint
at least ten days- before the date of the
first sitting of the Court of Revision.
City Clerk
Dated at Kelowna, B. C, April 8th.,
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Asparagus Roots, 2 yrs. old
Rhubarb Roots
Strawberry Plants
Blackcurrant Bushes, 2 yrs.
Raspberry Canes
J.   BIRCH,   ,'.
Pendozi Street.
We have exceptional facilities for
the production of the best
kinds of
Give lis a look in, or phone 94.
l&^rfZ   1®ARrf9   IgX&rfl   Mj&tf
W*M SS&Bi W£M wM&
Ladies' White Underskirts.
And here is where you will find Bargains.   Quality and Quantity.
A big range to select from.      Prices from $1 to the Finest Quality at $5.50
All sizes from 38 to 42.        Here is a chance to fit yourself up with some lovely
Whitewear for your Holiday Trip.
Gowns and Corset Covers.
From the pretty Lace Trimmed Cambric Corset Cover to the Fine all-over
Embroidered Muslin Cover, have found their way in the'..
Ten-day Whitewear Sale.
Children s Dresses
50 Little Tots' Dresses, values, $1.10 and $1.50
Special to clear, 75c
Hosiery    Three Specials
best wearing stocking for the boys, 3 pairs for $1.00
Ladies' stockings, 2 pairs, 35c
Men's special, 2 pairs, 25c
Special sale.of \ 000 yards of imported Gingham
Special values, 12^c per yard
See our big BOOT and SHOE SALE
It's Mans Turn
to be Well Dressed
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Ever since Lve chose the prettiest and most becoming fig-leaf in the garden the eternal feminine has dressed more
richly than the male. It is characteristic of the sex that woman had an intuitive understanding of the economic value of
good clothes long before the idea penetrated the reasoning head of man. Always she has wanted them for herself (and
usually she gets them). The small boy lifting his vpice against the maternal application of soap suds and scrubbing
brush is the early masculine protest against the doctrine of the value of appearance which met the usual and most deserved
fate of masculine protest.
It is one of the unending struggles of feminine intelligence to instil the truth of the doctrine in the dull male mind.
But the dull male mind is beginning to understand and appreciate.—He is beginning to demand finer rainment with
the result that the demand for
20th Century Brand Garments
keeps the big tailor shops in Toronto working overtime.   O, you Adam, come look at these fine clothes!
Phone 22
Established 1850.
Phone 22
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Thursday, Maij 4
Orchard Gity Record
"The Mighty Reo."
The car with the get-there-and-back
wait until you have seen a Reo
before buying your automobile.
Impress upon your minds these two special facts,*
Robin Hood Flour must satisfy you in two
fair trials, or you can have your money back.
It is the guaranteed flour.
A Robin Hood Flour absorbs more moisture
than other flours, therefore add more water
when you use it, and get a larger whiter loaf.
Oats, Brariy Wheat.
Barley and Oat Chop
Fresh Clean S ock, Just In.
Buggies, Cutters, Wagons,
Bob-Sleighs, etc.
Do your own and other spraying rapidly, cheaper, and
more effectively..   Do all kinds off odd jobs  with  the
engine—pumping, rawing wood, feed grinding, etc
Dealers in Farm and
Orchard' Implements
Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.
All kinds of Repairs
Prices Quoted to Any Point;
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66
Phone 120
Iv _o_l/-v«Axrv€a      l\/lo^vvro^fvTTriT"_rir
Funeral Directors and Embalmers.
W« habt a lar6e consignment oil the latest lines of
Picture Moudings JUST IN.
Now is your time to get all your Picture Framing
done, at prices that DEFY COMPETITION.
Satisfaction Guaranteed. Office Phone, 85
Trustees: Rev. T. Greene, C. S. Smith, M. G. Gorrie, E. R. Bailey.
.Librarian: J. B. Whitehead.
Subscription: $2 per year, with .depo.it of 75c. returnable upon "withdrawal.
Country member* allowed 30 dajs, town members 14 day* fer reading.
The books are placed just inside the door of the Billiard Hall, and can be ob.
tained between the hours of 10 «.m. and 10 p.m.
Borrowers wishing to do so may leave books for exchange with  Mr. J.  M.
Croft, shoemaker, Bernard avenue, giving librarian choice of three books.
J. B. WHlTEHEiADi Billiard*.«U. Kelowna.
- Provincial and General News -
Much criticism is directed against
the United States in Great Britain in
consequence of their maintaining a
navy on the Great Lakes in contravention of the terms of the Rush-
Bagot .treaty. The London press
holds that evidence has thus been
given to show that the United Stales
does not really desire the adoption
of a peace pact with Great Britain.
Messrs. E. A. Weir, an expert
agriculturist and horticulturist from
Ontario, and E.W. White, a son of
Rev. Silva White of New Westminster, have been specially commissioned by the provincial department of agriculture to proceed to
Northern British Columbia, via valleys of the Naas and Skeeria Rivers,
and investigate the agricultural and
horticultural possibilities of that
great region.
The Canadian Northern Railway
have let a contract to the Cowan
Construction Co. for a line from
Edmonton to the Peace River, The.
line leaves the mam line at Ono-
wajv thirty miles west of Edmonton
runs northwest to Pembina and to
the Athabasca River, and crosses
at Athabasca, eighty miles- below
the McLeod River, then goes to
the Duregan on the Peace River
and through Pine Pass to the Pacific coast opening up millions of
acres of agricultural land.
A movement is afoot at North
Yakima among sportsmen today to
compel various irrigation companies to efficiently screen the intakes
of the irrigation ditches, in order to
prevent fish from going down into
the orchards and there perishing.
It is not unusual for farm hands to
catch big trout in the small lateral
ditches during the spring and thousands of young fry end a short and
unprofitable life in some small
irrigation ditch because of the lack
of screens.
Seven Indian chiefs, representing
all the Fraser Valley tribes under
the leadership of Chief Mathias,
will attend the coronation. They
will leave on May 15.
Hon. W.. J. Bowser, Attorney-
General of the province is on his
way to England to attend the cor-
cnation ceremonies.
Calgdry has just sold over a million
dollars 4J per cent bonds to the
Bank of Montreal for 103. This is
the best brice. in the history of Calgary, and about the best in the
west. Six years ago the same bonds
sold for 88.
Proceedings have been instituted
against Henry." Agnew, formerly
constable of Penticton on the
charge of permitting a prisoner to
escape from' custody. Agnew was
sent to Kamloops with a man
named Felfa, who was given three
months for assaulting Cbnstable
Carpenter. Agnew came back in
due course and the authorities
afterwards learned that the prisoner
had escaped en route. The provincial police are now looking him
up.   .
American immigrants give reasons for their trek into western Canada, being attracted by the rich
lands that_ can Abe^ secured allow prices.
Buenos Ayres has been visited
by a terrible flood which has caused great loss of life and property.
Two hundred bodies were found
within the limits of a few streets
along the waterfront, and in the
outskirts of the city. Thousands
of families are homeless, and. both
official and private charity organizations are working to raise funds
for their relief.
A Scotsman, Geo. Garin, dropped dead last Wednesday at Revelstoke while at work on a C.P.R.
steam shovel.
The census commissioners of the
interior of British Columbia will
meet E. S. Macphail of Ottawa, special census officer, at Revelstoke
on May 8 and 9 for the purpose of
receiving instructions as to the
manner of carrying out the taking
of the census in June next and for
the discussion of matters affecting
the work of the enumerators in
this portion of the province.
A big boot and shoe merger
will be formed in eastern Canada
with a capital of $20,000,000.
Bleak House, made famous by
Charles Dickens, and once his
favourite home, is to be sold at
auction next month. Dickens
wrote almost the whole of " David
Copperfield " in this house. ^
Twenty-five • tons of paint, are
being used for the redecoration of
the exterior of the Crystal palace in
readiness for the Festival of Empire.
The colour is light French grey.
About 1,000,000 panes of glass are
being cleaned by a patent process.
Turpentine shows an advance of
40 per cent, in price since January
1. Less than two years ago it
could be bought for one-third the
present price, which is the highest
on record, and is due to scarcity.
-Fifty United States millionaires,
negotiating through a syndicate in
Belfast, have chartered the new
White Star line, "Olympic," which
is being built for that company
and will visit Great Britain in June
in the giantess -of the seas to
attend the coronation.
The Hon. Dr. H. E. Young,
minister of education, is to be acting
premier during the absence of
Premier McBride at the coronation.
The citizens of Canada are becoming thoroughly aroused over
the " Ne Temere " decree of Pope
Pius. It appears that this ecclesiastical law of Rome has been made
the civil marriage law of Quebec,
and under it the courts have
annulled marriages performed by
Protestant ministers. That such a
thing could be possible under the
British flag is almost inconceivable,
and in fact, outside of Quebec it
would not be tolerated for one
A Rare Opportunity
Germany will have an army bf
one million men engaged in military manoeuvres this summer.
These men, all strong and active,
would do more real good to the
world, says the Free Prdss, if engaged in breaking up homesteads
in western Canada.
Alberta needs farm hands. Farmers throughout the province are
deluding the office of provincial
publicity commissioner with applications for help. Throughout the
Edmonton district from.Red Deer
to Camrose the cry is going up for
help. Farmers will pay as high as
$30 and $35 a month and board.
Official figures of ravages of the
bubonic plague in the central provinces of India show the appalling
total of 95,864 deaths from disease
in March, Fatalities during Feb-
urary were 43,508.
The Grand Truhk Railway is
proposing to spend three million
dollars in abolishing the level crossings in Montreal.
An outbreak of measels in the
R.N.W.M.P. barracks at Regina.
may be the cause of the coronation
trip for the contingent of mpunted
police, seven of whom were chosen
from Alberta, being cancelled.
For ooreness of the muscles, whether induced by violent exercise or injury, Cham-
berlain'j Liniment is excellent. This liniment is also highly esteemed for the rcliejf
it affords in cases of rheumatism. Sold by
all dealers.
The coming summer promises to
be one of the most prosperous in
the history of Kelowna. Business
is good ; a number of important
real estate turns have already been
made rat leasfone new bank is to
be opened, another is having
new building erected, and plans
are being laid for additional extensive buildings.
The prevalent prosperity is rendering it constantly more difficult to
obtain property at low prices, and
this difficulty will undoubtedly increase from year to year with the
settling up ofthe surrounding country. Those who are able to secure
property at the present time at
reasonable figures are sure to realize large returns on their investments in the near future should
they want to sell. One of the very
best opportunities. that has been
offered for years is that of the subdivision on the property owned by
the late W. C. Clement. Four acres
of this block have been subdivided
into lots averaging a third of an
acre each, and will be sold on the
best terms, and at prices away below those that have prevailed for
years. The entire property is
planted in orchard, much of which
is bearing, and is in an excellent
state of cultivation. Those wishing
to secure a firstclass homesight at
bottom prices should consult W. J.
Clement or E. L. Clement at once.
Is there anything in all this world that is
of more importance to you than good digestion > Food must be eaten to sustain life and
must be digested and converted into blood.
When the digestion fuils the whole body
suffers. Chamberlain's Tnblets are a rational and reliable cure for indigestion. They
increase the flow of bile, purify the blood,
strengthen the stomach, and tone up the
whole digestive apparatus to a natural and
healthy action. For sale by all dealers.
Fro it Trees
Shrubs, Shade Trees, Roses, Ornamentals, and
> * ' general Nursery Stock.
Book your orders at once for spring planting.
The highest class of stock, true to name, and all the
standard varieties.
H.   B.   BOYER,   Manager.
Rough and Dressed Lumber.
Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,
Mouldings, Etc.
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
Lot on Pendozi Street,, between  Cadder Avenue and
Park Avenue, Price $650.
Fire, Life, Accident, Employers' Liability, Plate Glass.
7 -   Mortgages  Negotiated.
Agreements of Sale Purchased.
Situated within one half mile of town, and being
about loo feet above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, Wee and surrounding country.
Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.
Close to Town and Market.
There is only one GLENMORE. Don't miss the opportunity of selecting a few acres of this desirable
If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on us and ws will
show you our sub-division
ft   WOODLAWN   €
Just four blocks from the centre of the town.     Prices low.   Terms easy,
monthly payments if so desired.
Under New Management.
The Blackwood Livery Stables, recently
carried on by A. R. Davy,  is now
under new management.
New Rigs and Teams have been
added, and everything conducted
in first-class city style.
Prompt and careful attention to all
orders for livery or express.
7i * A Wf'v.'t!
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-'     . mf ' -J        .     *J The Orchard Gity Record
Thursday, May 4
Insist to-day on buying your Groceries
There's Special Values,
Good Goods, Good Service.
We aim to please our customers.
Saturday is Bargain Day,
Do not forget it.
Specials for Saturday, May 6th:
St. Charles Cream, lar. size, I 5 c. snap
Choice Black Tea    -    -
Royal Crown Soap -    -
Choice Sevile Oranges -
Bath Brick	
Egg Plums, large tins
A few more days and our Ice Cream
Parlors will be opened
Everything  Clean and Neat!
We will Guarantee our Ice Ceam
to be of A1 Quality.
3\hs. for $ 1
- 20c box
- 30c. doz.
- 5 c. each
25 c. each
Direct from the
Manufacturers in
Ladies' Shirt Waists
in Fine French Cambrics, at 90c,  $1.25,
In  Fine  Chambrays,
at  $1.75, guaranteed
fast colors.
!■..   ,
Phone 35
Phone 35
The People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
As you yourself know this is the hardest time of the
year to get good butter.
The Australian  and New Zealand supply is limited,
ana   we   nave   ueen   worrying
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that would suit.
This week the manager of the "Prairie Lily" firm has
been here and we arranged to get a quantity of this
butter which has given such splendid satisfaction.
We heartily recommend this article and are sure you
will like.     Ask for "Prairie Lily", 40c per lb.
Do you want POTATOES ?
A car load of Okanagan grown Burbanks has just been
unloaded at Haugh s warehouse.
They are not too large, but are firm and in nice condition.   We recommend them for seed or for table.
Our price is $2.25 per sack at the store, or $40 per ton
net at Haugs warehouse.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
New Sunshades
and Umbrellas
We are now showing
the largest range of
these goods ever shown
in Kelowna.
Buying, as we do, direct
from the manufacturers
in England, we are able
to quote prices on these
goods that cannot be
The Kelotona
N.B.  5 per cent, off
on all cash purchases
Good willing farm man who understands
horses about middle of thia month.. Or
married man with wife accustomed to
cooking (no children.. Apply Box P.
Record Office. 23-24
1 horse, buggy and harness or  will  sell,
horse alone, good saddle horse   or   driver.
E. J. pettigrew 23-24
'     10,000 TOMATO PLANTS
$1.00  per   100.     Apply  R.  E.    Harris
Hawksdale Ranch. 23tf
Baby carriage, good   condition.    Apply
P. O. Box 360.
Modern, hot water heating,  electric   light,
city water.     Apply   Morrison  Thompson
Hardware Co.
Magnet Cream Separator nearly new,  also
200-egg Chatham   Incubator.     I.  Duggan,
Rutland. x
of housenold effects, from 9 to 1 1 ».m. and
2 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May  5th
and 6th.    Mrs. Philp, Corner of Ethel   St.
and Laurier Are.
1 Pedigreed Jersey cow,  and a  few other
cows, all in milk, also' 1   Pedigreed  Berkshire   brood   sow,   and   1   boar.     Apply
Hawksdale Dairy. 20tf
f#   K&k
The qualifying examinations of Third-
Class Clerks, Junior Clerks, and Stenographers will be held at the following places,
commencing on Monday, 3rd July next:—
Armstrong, Chilliwack, Cumberland, Golden, Grand Forks, Kamloops, Kaslo Kelowna, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Nelson, New
Westminster, North Vancouver Peachland,
Revelstoke, Rossland, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vancouver, Vernon and Victoria:
Canidates must be Britisn subjects between the ages of 21 and 30, if for Third-
class Clerks ; and between J 6 and 21, if for
Junior Clerks or Stenographers.
Applications will not be accepted if received later than the 15th June next.
Further information, together with application forms may be obtained from the
Registrar, Public Service.
Victoria, B. C, 27th April, 1911.      ap27
Sorrel mare, about 6 years old, little white
on all four feet, white face, branded^ on
left shoulder, pieces out of both ears. If
not claimed before Saturday, April 29th,
will be sold.   C. Blackwood,
Pound-keeper. 21-2
Continued from page 1
The telephone poles, it was
explained, had been set too far in
to the road. The idea was to have
them set back and grade up a good,
wide street. The cost would be
about $275.
Aid. Jones said if Harvey avenue
was made good it would relieve to
a great extent the traffic on Bernard
Mr. Crowley said he had another
petition to make, this time on behalf of the city band.
The Band, he said, had been
successful in securing as leader a
competent musician who had
worked up the Vernon band during
the past two years. He thought
there would be no doubt about his
making good. They had not approached the council at the beginning of the year for a grant, as
the band was then in a somewhat
disorganized condition. The new
leader had been engaged at a
salary of $60 per month. The
band would undertake to raise $ 10
if the council would pay the other
$50. It was quite necessary that
the city should have a band, and
he could guarantee that the money
would be well spent. They had
never had such a good chance of
making a first-class band. Vernon,
he reminded the council, was paying their leader $120 per month,
and Summerland $60. The latter
was now quite a fine institution
and a good advertisement for the
Aid. Gox, as a member of the
Band committee, supported Mr.
Crowley*8 request. He regretted
they had not been, successful with
their band leaders in the past.
1 here was no doubt, however, that
iney   nau    scCuicu   an    /-_ i     man
now. He would like to Bee the
council take the matter up at once
and help them along. He was
quite sure the majority of the ratepayers were in favour of having a
city band. It was one of the best
advertisements the city could have.
If this city intended to draw tourists
here, they would have to provide
music. He thought the money
would be well invested.
The matter was eventually left
over for future consideration.
By-law No. 89, to provide for
the levying of a special rate for
street sprinkling, was then taken
Aid. Jones suggested that the
whole of Bernard avenue should
be watered this year, and most of
Pendozi street.
A difficulty presented itself in
carrying the sprinkling far from
the centre of the city in the fact
that no rate could be levied against
vacant lots,, but only on occupied
Aid. Dalgleish said that the
watering was a great benefit to the
street itself, preventing a good deal
of cutting up into sand.
It was decided to include in the
area to be sprinkled, Bernard
avenue^ from the wharf to Ethel
street, and Pendozi street from
Bernard avenue to Glenwood
avenue, the rate to be 2 cents per
foot frontage per month.
The by-law was read a second
and third time.
The meeting then adjourned
until Saturday next.
Length 33ft., beam 9ft. First-
class high-pressure engine,
nearly new safety water tube
boiler, all in good running
order. Will be sold cheap for
cash.   Apply P.O. Box 1.60.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.'
Mr. Harold Tod Boyd now receives pianoforte   pupils   at   the  studio, Trench Block
(Front room). Address box 374. Post office
160 acres of good fruit land, 2\ miles
from Kelowna and J mile from school.
20 acres cleared, the rest is free from
stones and easify cleared. Small house,
stabling for 6 horses also chicken house
and other outbuildings. For -further
particulars apply to P. O. Box 448 Kelowna. 10-tf
Experienced,   moderate  terms.
Mrs. C. Pitt, Rutland.
For sale. Choice Early  Rose  $2.50  per
sack.   Apply. V. E. Dilworth, Rutland.
Morden's house, six rooms, with or  without land.   Apply G. E. Boyer. 16tf
Mr. Boyer Snr. has 5 or 6 small, but very i
desirable Properties for   sale,   situated   in
and just outside the city limits. 17tf
On  to   my  place,   about  Sept. 1st, sorrel
filley, branded GB, white  face, and  white
hind legs. ' If not claimed within  30  days
will be sold to defray expenses.
- Joseph Christian, Vernon Rd., Kelowna.
Having received instructions
from Mr. H. W. Hardman of
"The Pines" Rutland, the un-
dersighed will sell by public
auction on
Thursday, May 11
in the Afternoon at
2 p.m.
On the Premises at
(near McDonald's Store)
the following goods, viz.:
16 Well -bred
Broken and unbroken,
and Effects
All    _1_   _._   1_ _     --1.1
/-mil gooas to De soia
Without Reserve and
for Cash Only
Cabinetmaker and
Certified Embalmer.
On call night and day.
James Bros. Block.
Phone 88.
Good condition and size.   Address Record
Offiice. •
By week or month.    Apply Box W,  Record Office. x
Barred Rock Eggs
From healthy, vigorous, bred-to-lay stock, •
kept in open front  houses,   summer  and
winter.   Eggs per setting, $2, 3 settings for
$5. C. E. Weeks. Benvoulin.    19
Woman, two or three days a  week   for-
general housework. Mrs. Ashbridge Glenn
Avenue. 22-23
Right in this Column
is a good place to let people know
if you have anything to buy, sell,
or exchange.
Owing to a slight delay in shipping we are compelled to pos-
pone our opening for a short
time, but will promise the public a pleasant surprise when our
stock is arrived for inspection.
In the meantime genuine bargains are still the rage in the old
stand in Trenches' Drug store.
Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
Studio     open
Thursday, Friday, and
Rowcliffe Block


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