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Array Keremeos Trumpet
Vol. I.
KKRKMKOS, B.C., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1909.
No. -to
GEO. KIR   Y,
Notary Public.
REAL KSTATE, MINKS.
Agent for ;
London & l.aneashire Fire Ins. Co.
Oeean Accident anil Guarantee Co.
Kkrkmkos,  II. C.
EZRA MILLS,
Contractor and Builder,
KEREMEOS, B.C.
C. A. STOESS,
B. C.  LAND SURVEYOR.
IRRIGATION WORKS.
Growing Tomatoes.
The following timely hints on the
culture of the tomato are given by
J. K. Lambert of Coatsburg, III., in
the current issue ofthe Fruit-Grow*
er:
For the home garden the seed
should be sown in a flat box filled
with soil, made by taking 3 parts
garden loam, 2 parts well-rotted
manure and 1 part sand. Sow the
seeds a half inch apart in drills two
inches apart, or broadcast. Start
about the last week in   February in
atttftatftS" °U1 'nnv""i"'' " ****  0*i* Latitude.   It is well to cover the
i bed lightly with sand or rotted
manure after lowing to avoid crushing. Wet thoroughly and place in a
warm sunny window. When the
plants have   enveloped slightly   the
JOHN KNUDSGN,
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER.
BitilllAtel Furnished.
Workmanship Guaranteed.
not be afraid of getting  fruit   clus-   R£V    JOHN McDOUGALL.
ters this way as they   start   directly
from lhe vine.      Sometimes   a   leafL, ,   . ...    . _,. „    __.     ,
Noted Missionary Visits the Indians of the Similkameen at
shoot starts from a fruit shoot axil,
and it is especially important that
these be removed. This pruning
should be done every few days, for
if it is not it is a detriment rather
than an advantage.
If the plants are not to be staked
and pruned they should be set five
by five feet and as they grow are to
be brought up through a hoop fastened to stakes or have brush under
them to allow free access of light
and air. If the vines are making a
long, spindling growth from too
much nitrogen in the soil it is advisable to cut the ends back.
The insects which may trouble
the tomatoes in the garden   are  the
Request of   Federal Government.
second pair of leaves   transplant to I   ut worm .,nd   wister   bt,etk,
Rev. Dr. McDougall of Calgary,
whose forty years of experience in
the mission fields of Western Canada and intimate knowledge with
the various tribes of Indians has
often enabled him to render valuable sen ice to the federal government in their difficulties with the
natives, is now visiting the B.C. In-
d..ns at the request of the government wilh a view to studying their
conditions and gaining such knowledge as he hopes   vvill   enable   him
to   formulate   and   submit   a policy
1 he i        '
Which wtll prove oil upon the tronb-
SIMILKAMFFN UV°'inCh P°tS COnUloln* "oUof Hyoung plants may be protected -'-1—" P^eotl upon the Ironb-
LOLNomo s,mea™povi1io„,or,hcvmayho|romth;taler by ,;K, „ „„ W waters ol Ind.an affatrs m here.
__u.i_rao.i7 70 transplanted two inches apart iii an-    -.,,  ,.      .„,' ,   , ,„    „,,        I he government   is   fortunate   m
Meets Tuesday on or before
Ihe full moon in each  month
in     Keremeos
Visiting members cordially
C. L. Cl'MMIKCS, \V.  M.
D. MiO■kiiv.R. S.
can with  the   bottom   and   top   out
Stage Lines.
planted two inches ap
other flat box.      Always   select  the j oy#f        j(.i;i| „,, ,    ,,,
Town     Hall   short, stocky plants   in   transplant-   b ; d        j fa
invited. *r. i •     . • i l_ I   *     •
ing.      I be object in transplantiiig is I _i..nts
to check too rapid growth and make |     The UlmaU, |oves sunshine al,j  .,
stalky plants with a large bunch  of i^,,^ ,ia|my bntm a|)d wj|1 s,.|nd
Ki.iKK Bran.
I.eaies Keremeos ilaily, except Sunday,
at noon, arrives al lleillev 3 p.in.
Loaves Medley daily, eacepl Sunday,
at 8 a.m., arrives at Keremeos II a.m.
fibrous mots.     If now too early to L good 4mA at dry weather,  but  it
set in the field give one more trans-  ,, a,w.|ys wc|| {0 keep ,he   dirt stir.
pl'l",i"^- red well around thc roots.
The garden soil in which vou  are
to set vour tomatoes should be well
Only through connecting siage between  drained and   made  just   as   fine as
Vnlieton, Keiemeos, Iledlei \ l'i ineelon.
1). tiii.i.KseiK, IVoprieior. possible. I hese two points are very
important. The tomato is a particular feeder and   will   not   send    its
Kkkk.vii os IIkhikv Mvu. Stvi.k.
Leaves Keremeos daily, exeepl Sunday
at I p.m.; connecting with all stages  east roots out very  far   for   its   nourish-
an.l vies,, arrives in Hedley at 3 p.m. t       | horefore incorporate in the
Leaves lledlev daily, exeepl Sundav, at '
H a.m., arrives iii Keremeos at II a.m. hill where the plant  is    tO    be    set   I
I). J. Isms, Proprietor. fgMu{ rf we|| rotu>d mamir0i   faf,
Kikimios Pknticton Mvn. SrviiK.        oughly mixed wilh  the soil.     Make
Leaves KaraMOl for I'entieton on Mon- faff hj||s four to live feet apart for
davs, Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon.   I . r        ,
Leaves I'enlieion on Tuesdays. Plans- ordinary growing, or three leet lor
days and Saturdays at 6 a. m., arriving in staking. A bushel of wood ashes
Keremeos at noon. . .
W. V. Wki.hv, Proprietor.     , -<■■ the square rod added to   the soil
    will greatly improve it. If the weather is cold and rainy at this time de-
New Books for Library.
The following books for the reading club have arrived and have
been added to the library. Members should cut out this list and
attach it to the one recently published.
62 Fly on the Wheel.
03 Brewster's Millions.
64 Meditations   of   Marcus  Aur-
elius.
65 Robbery I'nder Arms.
66 The Virginian.
67 The Octopus.
61  Kmerson's Kssays.
Id)   The New Madgalen.
securing the services of this premier
missionary for the work in hand.
If any man in Canada can effect a
mutually satisfactory arrangement
between the Indians and white men
that man is John McDougall. He
is revered by the Indians from Winnipeg to the coast and respected
by his own countrymen throughout
the entire Dominion and even beyond. That Indian affairs in this
province require prompt and careful consideration is apparent to all.
Present conditions seriously inter*
! fere with the development of the
country and are far from satisfactory
to the Indians themselves.
Mr. McDougall spent over a
week in the Similkameen and visited every camp of Indians from the
boundary to Princeton. He was
accompanied while here bv Moee
McDougall ol fairview, who is a
cousin of his. Asked for an expression of opinion as to the conditions here and as to what recommendations   he    would    make,   the
Keremeos Directory.
  lav setting till warm and sunny, for
Hoard of Trade    George   Kirhv, Presi- Iu,lnjn,,     js     M    deleterious   to   the
dent; R.  Ii. <- armiehaol, Secretary. " .
Sinnlkameen .'aimers   Kxehan.--    I.  J. J*""* l****t0 *****   *****   >( ***•*   a
Armstrong. President; W, M. Frith, Secy, check in its young growing   life   bv
Public Sehool Hoard   George Kirhy, R. ,|K.se conditions it   seems   never   IO   VValk Over shoes.    Our new spring   situation and hoped  to   be   able   to
doctor had nothing   lo   say   further
We are exclusive agents   for   the , than that   he   was   "studying"   the
Elmhirst, D. J. Innis Secretary.
V. U. Frith, tab-Col*\**-*y -******•     -'our  ****** •*-*---**
stock   will   arrive   next    week.     P
Richter it Co.
Coronei and   Medical   Health  Officer
Dr. M. I). Me Liven.
Justices of the Peace    T.   W,  Coleman,
Prank Richler.
Postmaster and Telephone Agenl    Goo.
Kirhv.
Member of Parliament     Martin   Hurtell,
Grand I oiks, P. O.
Member    Provincial   Assembly    L.   \V.
Shatford, Penlieton P. O.
Town Hnll—J. J. Armstrong, Mgr.
Great Northern Ry    Daily train, arrives
bunch   of       A   very   pleasant   social   evening   ;">ll equitable to all interested.
Thermometer Readings.
Customs' Otli
lector. now be eight   or  ten   inches   high,
Presbyterian Church     Rev. A. II. Cam- L^ck*    alu|    wj,|,    ;,    big
eron, Patter. , ,.      i
,ii     .. i n .„..■. <• .„ . w „ i..„      rootlets and il   taken carefully from was spent in the   school   house   on
l onstahlc and Ileputv  i.atlle   Waiilen      i                                                                           t t
M. II. Kwart                                                  the pots or cut   out   of   the   box   in Tuesday evening, the   occasion   be-
si|ii,ties with a quantity of adhering ing a farewell dance to Miss Moon-
dirt, may be set out without hardly ey, who in company vvith Mr. and
any wilting. Mrs. Burt is leaving to-day lo lake
If your room is limited and you up her residence in Calgary. Miss
desire early fruit, set plants two Mooney's many friends here view
and one-half to three feet apart and vvith regret her departure from the
firmly plant a six-foot stake at the'social circle of Keremeos, from
side of each.* As the plant grows 'which she vvill be greatly missed.
tie the leader   by   first   wrapping   a This evening Mr. Clarke's  Kereine-
to-.do a. m., leaves at 3 p.m., \V. O. Stev- j strjnj, or nHrmw strip of cloth once os friends are giving him a send-off
".Mailf Daily from the west via   Medley I ******   ****   ***-*•   "'id    then    loop |in the   town   hall
stae,e; from easl via G. N. Ry.; Tri-vveek-
Iv via Pcnlielon Stage from tin- norih.
evolve a policy lhat would be  satisfactory to lhe government  and   fair
I For Mercantile and   other   Business institutions see ndvcilicmenls in Ihis paper. I
He leaves on
around the vine. Now remove the Monday for Phoenix, his place in
young shoots that start from the the bank here being filled hy Mr.
axil or   crotch   of  the   leaves.     Do J.   K. Grant of Phoenix.
Keb.
M.N.
Max.
18
32 above
47 above
l->
28 "
44 "
20
21  "
41  "
21
23    "
45 "
22
24 "
42 "
23
28 "
39 "
24
30 "
38 "
Plows, harrows, seeders, cultivators, wagons, trucks and all
kinds of farm implements at a big
reduction.     K. Richter & Co. Lecture and Musical Entertainment.
Under the auspices of the Ladies'
Aid, whose funds were increased
$20.35 by the receipts, Rev. Conn
delivered an able address in the
church on Monday evening. He
took as his subject "Slum and Prison Life in the Large Cities" and
spoke entirely from his own experiences with the criminal classes while
engaged in mission work in Glasgow. To those who have never
had an opportunity of witnessing
anything of the kind much that he
related appeared too horrible to be
real. Rev. Mr. Cameron acted as
chairman. The program was as
follows :
CHORts — Children of public school
solo—"Robin Adair" Mrs. Brown.
lecture,   part    I,       "Slum
Life in a Large City."
duet — "Larboard   Watch"
Messrs Milburn and Herald.
solo—"My Ain Folk" . .Mr. Conn.
encore "Bonnie   Banks   O' Loch
Loman."
solo—"Comin Thro the Rye"
 Miss Kergusson.
encore "By the Zuider Zee."
LECTURE,   Part  2       "Prison
Life in a Large City."
cm'Aktette    "Old Kolks at Home."
Mrs.      Brown,     Mrs.     Crooker,
Messrs Milburn and Crooker.
Honorary Officers.
In reporting the board of trade
meeting last week we omitted lo
mention that W. II. Armstrong of
Vancouver was elected honorary
president ot the organization and Ci.
B. Murphy of Carberry anil J. C.
Woodrow of Vancouver vice-presidents. It was felt that the names
of these gentlemen would not onlv
add lustre to the board but that
their identification with it would
greatly add to its weight and influence.
In our last issue we announced
Longboat as the winner of the 15-
mile race arranged between him
and Alfred Shrubb, the Knglish
runner. We were mis-led by a report in the Nelson News. The race
which was to have been run at New
Vork on the I .ith was postponed
until yesterday, 25th inst., at Buffalo. Last evening our long distance wires were not working and
we have not yet learned how the
race resulted.
Rev. J. Thurburn-Conn ami Rev.
A. H. Cameron, who have been in
Revelstoke during the week attorning a meeting of the Presbytery,
report finding over four feet of snow
on the level at that point. In the
lower Okanagan, like here, there
was none, but from Vernon on they
found it in increasing quantities.
Rev. Mr. Conn returned to Keremeos on Saturday, officiated at a wedding at the Central hotel the same
dav and conducted service in the
church hero on Sunday evening.
LOCAL NOTES.
Board of Trade meeting to-morrow afternoon at three o'clock.
FOR Sale Three or four teams
good work horses. Keremeos
Land Company.
New spring samples just arrived.
A perfect fit assured or money refunded.— F. Richter & Co.
H. G. Taylor, Vancouver, has
been elected Right Worshipful
Grand Master of the Orange Order
for British Columbia.
Ven. Archdeacon Beer will conduct two services in Keremeos on
Sunday next. Morning service
and holy communion at tl o'clock.
Kvensong at 7:30.
Work on the new town hall at
the Centre is now well under way
and it is expected thai the building
will be completed in time to wind
up the season with a grand masquerade ball. The hall is to be
40 by 50 feel with a stage 40 by 20
feet at the east end. The site is
opposite and quite convenient to
the Central hotel, which will have
its advantages.
Up at the Centre there is to be
quite a shuffle among the residents
of Cottage Avenue. Mr. and Mrs.
Burt and family and Miss Mooney
are leaving for Calgary. Mr. C. L.
Cummings is closing his blacksmith
shop and moving with his family to
Princeton to reside, while Mr. P.
Bromley, in order to gel located
nearer his work, is arranging to
exchange residences with Dr. Mc*
Kvven.
On Tuesday morning I). Gillespie's teams left for T'aitvieiv to assist W. Garrison in bringing over
the two large boilers from the Stem-
winder mine. Thev are to be taken
to Princeton and used in a saw mill
near that place. Bach of them
weigh over four tons and with the
quantity of snow now on the summit and the roads in their present
condition the men anticipated  some
difficulty.
A jolly time was spent in the
town hall on Friday evening when
Or. McKvven entertained his friends
at dancing. As the doctor's friends
include everybody iu Keremeos and
surrounding district there was a
record number in attendance, many
being present who do not usually
attend such functions. 'The occasion was the doctor's birthday and
vve are pleased to learn that he has
one every year.
O. H. Carle is preparing to enter
upon gardening on quite a scale
this year and will aim at having his
produce M the market early. Already he has his plants nicely started in a hot house erected for the
purpose. With the prospects of a
good market in the upper valley
this year there should be money in
gardening for such Kcremeosites as
care to soil their hands in that
healthy pastime.
When in
Keremeos
stop at the
Central Hotel
Special attention to
Commercial Men,
Tourists
and Land-seekers.
Hoadi|iiartcrs for all
Stage Routes.
Livery Stable
in connection.
Oood table.
Large, airy and
comfortable rooms.
Free  bus to and from
all trains.
Tweddle & Elmhirst,  - - Proprietors.
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mmmmmmmmmmmmMmmmm
The Big Store.
Bargains
Bargains
Bargains
Spring will soon be here and with it
our stock of goods for the new season
In order to make room we are offering exceptional values in what is left
of our winters'stock, including Dry
Goods, Boots and Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Big value for every dollar
spent here now.
" Royal Household " Flour   Ogilvie's Best Brand.
Rolled Oats.     Bran.     Shorts.     Feed Wheat
A pleasure to show our goods.
Keremeos Commercial Go
Ma_!le__a!__!!__!M_iMMM_i_iM!!i___i-l The Keremeos Trumpet
PaWhMf***) l-'ri.lav at tin 0*09
9o*mtmm, it.c
Subscription $2.00 a year,   $1.00 |„r six   months,
in advaiu-r.
Advertising   Rati'v     L**"*J   neli.vs,   15,    jvr   line
Brat iiiMTtion, IO,-iht line I'.'K-li Mihsii|m'ni insertion.
LanJ notiVi's Certificate! nf ImprOV enient ,,■(,., $S.O0
far nO-dav notion, $5.00 far 30*Jay neluvs. Contract
display aillertisine. We. per iiu-li |H'i wti-k. Tran-
si't-nt ■llvillwiUnll. Men as Lest, Pound, Wanttst,
etc, not MCgnding am- ineh, $1.00 tirst insertion, ur
throe insertions for $_'.00. L.s'al reading notiees,
25e. per line first insertion. l.V. eaeh suhsequt-nt insert it'll.
J. A. BROWN, I'nhlisher.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1909.
grant ol the   surface   rights   of  the
mineral claim.
Changes in Mining Act.
Victoria, Feb. 20 For the first
time since ils accession to power,
the government   has   introduced   a |
bill for the amendment of the Min-
I
eral act.     There was   a time   when !
this act was  altered   every   season,
until no one knew just how the law
did   stand.     The   present   administration, however,   has   set   its   face
against tinkering with   the   mineral |
act, and has given the legislation a
good   trial.      One   or   two   defects
have been revealed,   and   these   are
now being remedied in   time   to   be
included in the new revised statutes.
Section 8 ol the   act   is   amended
by making clearer   the   penalty   for)
mining  without   a   miner's   license. I
Formerly it vvas merely   an   ollence
to mine without having taken out a )
license.      This   did   not   cover   the
Case of fl man who had   once   taken'
out the yearly license and neglected
to take out one afterwards. This
oversight is now remedied.
Another change is a simplication
ot the proof required to vest in a
man the share of a partner who has
allowed his free miner's license
to lapse. In future all that vvill be I
needed vvill be the tiling with the
department of mines a certificate to
that effect from tiie mining recorder.
Section 30, regarding the obtaining ot a certificate of improvements
prior lo the issuance of a crown
grant is repealed and practically re-
enacted, the new legislation differing in only one particular. Prior
lo obtaining a crown grant a certificate of improvements has to be
obtained from the gold commissioner, and prior to thai again a   ceilifi-
Duncan Ross is out with another
challenge to Hon. W. J. Bowser to
meet him on a public platform and
discuss the Gotoh charges. While
it is quite proper that Mr. Ross
should endeavor to keep himself
prominently before the public, the
attorney-general cannot be expected to leave his sessional duties for
the purpose of advertising every
defeated candidate in the province
Mr. Ross was at the coast dining
the last federal campaign, and
spoke in New Westminster and
Victoria. If he was sincere he
should have also spoken in Van*
COUVer. Then he was tqe representative of a great party seeking
election, now he can only be considered a past and almost forgotten
incident in the politics of the interior. If Mr. Sheppard, the defeated
Conservative candidate in Nanaimo,
were to go to Ottawa and challenge
Sir Wilfred Laurier to meet him in
public debate, he would probably
land in the insane asylum. Mr.
RiMM would do well to class himself as one of the political incidents
that have "happened," along with
Cory Ryder, Joe Marti.), Smith
Curtis and others.     I.edge.
Tinsmithing.
All  kinds ol Sheet   Metal  Work  in
Tin, Copper, Sheet Iron, etc.
-o—
K.wETRorc.iuxi. a Specialty.
Plumbing.    Pipe fitting and cutting.
Pumps repaired.
o
Don't Throw Away
Your old graniteware. Have it repaired. Vol Peek Granite Cement will fix the holes aud make
it as good as new.
H. B. Meausette,
cate of work   from   thc   mining   rel      |0w,,.,-,.,,.„„.„„ Hantaan ****.]
conler.    The life of the certificate of
improvements,   during   which  noi
more vv ork need be done, has al-1
w ays been and will continue to be,
three months. Hut under the old !
legislation there was no period set
to the certificate of work. The re-
suit was that in some cases the
miner would get his certificate of
work and proceed no further, but
hold his claim indefinitely, without
further work under this certilicate.
In future the life of the certificate ot
work vvill he but three months. The
provision is not lo come into force
till April  I, P. 10.
In order to remove a conflict
with section 99 the application for
a CFOWn granl will be made to the
chief commissioner of lands through
the gold commissioner.
Another minor change is the
charging of a fee of $10 instead of
iji.S   for  the  isssuanee  of a  crown
GOING
AT COST    WHAT ?
Our   entire   stock.      Call   and   buy
while the BARGAINS are on.
—o—
Place your spring   orders   now   for
ii and-madk HARNESS.
del your harness repaired or else
throw it away and get a new
set from the
SIMILKAMEEN
SADDLERY CO.
(Comar Opposite B.G l.ivoiv Startle.)
Keremeos, B.C.
K
eremeos Hardware
Spray all your fruit
trees with the famous Myers' Spray
Pump.
We have them in
different sizes for
the large and small
trees at the lowest
price.
Turpentine ami Gasoline always on hand.
E. M. CROOKER.
Alkazar Hotel
Keremeos, B. C.
PERCY  MARKS      -      -      PROPRIETOR.
B.C.
Livery, Feed & Sale Stables
KEREMEOS and HEDLEY, B.C
rv
Comfortable
and
Commodious
Stabling
for Teams
Good Rigs
Careful Drivers
Draying
of all kinds
Prompt attention to all customers.
Land eeekeri ami Tourists invited to five us a trial.
D. J. INNIS,
Proprietor.
HUGHES & MILBURN,
Builders and Contractors
I.nne.   lenient,  I'enletit   Itloeks anil   Uriels  lei   s.ile.
Plastering   Masonry   Painting   Paper-Hanging
Kslimates Kiien for all ami every km.I tt I'etnenl Wt*
mil Ruililifi|f ifi'i'i'rally.
Write ns fnr priees.
E. J. HUGHES.
Pi-l.tn. e IM olijeet.
Q. MILBURN. LOCAL NOTES.
Jsilin Knudson left on  Friday on
a visit to friends at Nelson.
BOSS—Thursday, 25th inst. to
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Shaw, a daughter.
Place   your   order   vvith    us    for
choice alfalfa,   clover   and   timothy
seed.     We guarantee our   stock.
F. Richter & Co.
Prints and spring goods are now
arriving.     Will be pleased   to   have
vou look over our stock.— Keremeoa Commercial Company.
Mr. Hugh Hunter, government
agmt of Princeton, was in town
yesterday collecting funds for the
provincial exchequer.
The  Keremeoe Commercial Co.
have ■ most creditable window display of boots and shoes, part of a
large shipment  that   has  just   been
received.
The ladies of Fairview are •jiving
a dance in Elliott's hall on Friday
evening, March 5th. String band
ill attendance and a good time assured all who attend.
An issuer of marriage licenses
should be appointed in Keremeos.
It WOUKJ save our friends across
the line who come over here to jjet
spliced a lot of trouble.
Mr. Winkler, ofthe (irand Union
hotel, Medley, passed up the vallev
on Tuesday on his way home from
Spokane, where  he   had   taken   his
lit Mc daughter lor an operation.
I he Stun/ Optra company have
written the manager of the town
hall in reference to a three night's
engagement here, but as yet no
definite arrangements have been
made.
There was a heavy precipation of
rain in the valley and snow on the
mountains     on     Wednesday,     and
people who were  talking shortage
of water a few   days   ago   are   now
prophesying floods.
Beef cattle are scarce in the Similkameen and last week Jack Ed*
BrOnds of lleillev and GtOTge C'avv-
slsin of this place vveie SCOUring the
OkanagBfl tO see   what    they   could
Ind. Thev returned t>n Wednesday with 20 head.
Steel foi railwaj   construction  is
arriving here by everv train and a
large gang of 'neii are employed in
Unloading and piling it south of the
depot. It looks as if everything
would be in readiness lo get to
WOrk in earnest by the first ol  April
or even sooner.
We would remind smr readers   of
tee change in the game laws re-
garding trout   Ashing,      Heretofore
the season opened on   March   25th, j
but now in the streams   of  the   interior   of  B. C".   east    of   meridian
120 west longitude,   the   taking   ol
trsiut is prohibited until the Irst of
May. The meridian referred to
crosses the Similkameen in the vi. -
inity of Hedley, so thai   the   spoils
of Keremeos will have to wait
another two months before they can
indulge in this pleasing pastime.
A telegram received yesterday
from Ven. Archdeacon Heer states
that owing to a death in the family
be will not be able to be in Keremeos on Sunday, consequently the
services announced have been cancelled. There vvill be no service in
the church here, Mr. Cameron having arranged to go to Fairview.
Rev. J. Thurburn-Conn has been
striking   it  rich in  marriage  fees
lately. Whether it was owing to
the excellent example he recently
set his parishioners or to the extremely cold snap we do not know
but during the winter he has been
repeatedly called upon to tie the
nuptial knot. Fven on his recent
trip to attend the Presbytery bis
good fortune accompanied him.
Arriving in Keremeoa on  Saturday
on his return, ahead of Mr. Cameron, he found a couple at the Central hotel impatiently awaiting the
offices of a clergyman. Needless
to say he soon performed the brief
ceremony that ended their misery.
Mr. ti. II. Knowling, formerly of
Vancouver, who has been spending
the last few months in Wenatchee,
arrived in Keremeos ou Tuesday
ami will occupy a riiom in the Keremeos Land Company's building.
His health has not been the best
recently and he is seeking a more
favorable climate. He expresses
himself aa greatly pleased  with the
Wenatchee vallev and would have
made his resilience there only that
he could iisit reconcile himself to
the Stats and Stripes after living so
lonj,r under the I'uioti Jack. If he
linds the climate of the Similkameen to his liking (and he will) he
intends locating here permanently.
C. L. CUMMINGS,
GENERAL   BLACKSMITH.
Lumber
and
Builders' Supplies.
HORSESHOEING
Carriage BUILDING,  Repairing and Painting
STAND:
Opposite the Central Hotel.
P. BROMLEY,
GENERAL
BLACKSMITH.
Horse-shoeing a Specialty
KEREMEOS, B.C.
Rough
and
Dressed
Lumber
Estimates of cost cheerfully furnished to intending builders.
Contracts for all kinds of buildings in town and country promptly
executed.
J. KNUDSON,
Contractor And Builder.
Kkkkmkos, B.C.
HOTEL KEREMEOS
OPPOSITE G. N. R. STATION.
MISS LOWNDES,
Teacher of Pianoforte and Accompanist
(certificated Royal CoAotge of Music, Loo-
don) open te ene,.ie,euienl   lot   aeeompan-
iinetits.    Terms on application.
IIkuii v, H.c .
J. A. BROWN,
Notary Public.
CONVEYANCING. CUSTOM* hkok
BRACK   KIKE INSURANCE
Ol I UK     ....       Kl Kl VII .IS,   H.c'.
Apex Mineral Claim.
Situate   In   the   Similkauioen    Division   of
Vale Mining Distriet.      Where  loeat-
eil   On M.merv  Mountain, adjoining
the Eclipse gromp on the east.
"T*AKI NOTICB that the Eclipse  Mm-
** ine; anil Milling t'ompany, Erie Miner's IYrtilieate No. St9,2J3, inteml, HI
ilavs lion) Ihe dale hereof,  lo apple   lo the
Mining Recordei tot a Certificate of Im-
pi elements, lot  the purpose   ot   obtaining
a lien n tii.iul ol the aliove elaim.
Anil (urllier take noliee that action,
Under seetion .17, nmsl be eominoneoil be*
fort- tin1 is.name of sueh I'orlilieale df
Improvements.
Dated this ttrd day ef Deeeaher( IMS.
I i I list   Minim. vm> Mil i.isi. COMPANY,
Strayed.
Strayed to the premises of the undersigned, on or about I Jlli of January, I'XJ'I,
one 2-year-olil hull, blaek spotted, branded on left hip. Owner is requested to
prove property, pay expenses and remove.
W, J. Mammy,
Lower Similkameen, lebiuai v dill, IW.
ENTIRELY NEW AND FIRST-CLASS FAMILY HOTEL.
Headquarters in the Lower Similkameen for Commercial Travelers and Mining Men.
GEO. KIRBY,
MANAGER.
Keremeos, B.C.
KEREMEOS MEAT MARKET
Choice Fresh Meats,
Cured Meats, Fish, Poultry,etc.
FREE DELIVERY.
Special contract rates to camps.
Orders for  Cured   Meats,   Fish  and   Poultry  promptly
and satisfactorily filled.
HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR HIDES.
GEO. CAWSTON. Keremeos Property is
a Good
Safe Investment.
3-ACRE LOTS
R6ady fop
Planting
$300
Per Acre
Shut in by the mountains and only to be
reached by stage, the Valley was not known. Now the Railway is completed to Keremeos and they are busy grading on
to the Coast. When completed this will place the Valley
within 180 miles of Vancouver.
8 and 10 Acre
Lots
$200
Per Acre
1-3 Cash,
Balance in
3 Payments at
7 per cent.
We have laid out a Town Site at Keremeos, and the surrounding land in 3, 5 and 10 acre plots. A
COMPLETE SYSTEM OF IRRIGATION is under construction and is expected to be completed this fall.
Prices of
TOWN LOTS
7th & 8th Ave.:
$250.0 each
5th Ave.
$200.00 each
Now is the time to come and get a piece
of this property while it is going at the present price, for
when the water is running on the ground it will double in
value.
m
Home-seekers or excursionists from the
East have a choice of routes to Keremeos. The Great Northern Railway, which taps the Prairie Provinces at numerous
points, furnishes a quick, comfortable and convenient means
of reaching the Similkameen at rates the same as to corresponding points on the C.P.R. Or excursionists may come as
far as Midway over the Crow's Nest branch ofthe C.P.R. and
the remaining 90 miles over the Great Northern.
4th Ave.:
$100.00 each
Half cash,
Balance in
one year at
7 per cent
FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY TO
Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.
J. J. ARMSTRONG, Manager.
KEREMEOS. B.C. Provincial and General.
Princeton is to have a jeweler.
Potatoes ate selling at $30 to $35
a ton at Kelowna.
The Silver King mine near Nelson is once more operating;.
Prince Rupert townsite lots will
be put on the Victoria markets on
or about the first day of May.
Manitoba temperance workers
are Baking their legislature to abolish the bar. Hotel men are putting
up a lively opposition.
Penticton is negotiating tor the
purchase of Kelovvna's gaaoline
street lamps which were recently
replaced by electric lights.
The Kelowna board of trade has
decided lo sell the two fruits won
at the Spokane fair and apply the
proceeds towards advertising their
town and district.
Vernon hoard ol trade is agitating for a land registry office at that
point. It would prove a convenience  not   only  to  the   Okanagan
but  to the Similkameen.
before he becomes a participant in
tlie returns the amount he has paid
fjoes in to his legal representatives.
Many of the smaller wage earners
will not see their way clear to contribute weekly payments. But even
those should make the attempt. If
they have to drop out they can get
their money back. The arrangement makes the system a compromise between a savings bank and an
endowment life insurance policy.
Kind Word for Uncle Jim.
The Great Northern Railway Co.
which owns and is building the V.
V. & E., is making a record for
square dealing with the people of
this country. It is being constructed without a cent of bonus from the
government ttnd in settlement of
right-of-way claims along the V. V.
& E. it has acted in such manner
as to cause no serious complaint.
Honorable methods are as praiseworthy in railway corporations as
in individuals and it is hoped other
railway companies will take a leaf
out of the Great Northern's book
and build without begging for bonus.—Princeton Star.
Eastern Townships Bank.
ESTABLISHED   1859.
Head Office,
Capital and Reserve,
Shbrbrookb, Queue
$5,000,000.00
TRANSACTS A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits of $1.00 and upwards received,  subject  to no delay in withdrawal  of all or any portion.
Keremeoa Branch. R. H. CARMICHAEL, Acting Manager.
XXXXKXXXXXXXX-XKXXXKXKXXXKX
i> F. Richter & Co.
Dealers in General Merchandise.
VOl   KK   NEXT   Al
A e/edding took place at the Central Hotel on Saturday afternoon,
February the 20th. lhe contracting parties were Mr. Henry ll.i/el-
liurst anil Mrs. Nellie Reniiels, both
of Oroville, Wash. The valley be-
ktg without a minister, when the
bridal party arrived, and the groom
minus a marriage license,  il   was a  	
question how the couple  were to be
TVvvy- l\\?' kT GENERAL STORE
that license   could   be   procred   at
Fairview and three clergymen arriving in town on Saturdav aftelnoon
the difficulty vvas soon removed.
Booster's Barber Shop
and Bath Room
A. J.  SAUNDERS,   Prop'r.
\ very large OOUgar, says the
Princeton Star, was found dead on
VVelldo last week, its position indicating that it was about to leap
on its prey when death in a mysterious manner overtook it. Mr. Lawrence, who discovered lhe animal,
describes its position as indicating
a supreme effort,  its   lore   lege   be-
Iny outstretched lull  length,  while
its hind le^'s were bent for a spring.
The body evidently became suddenly rigid for there il stood in the altitude   described.       It   would   have
made a famous snap-shot but
the   beautifully mild   weather   at
W'elldo caused decomposition and
the carcase collapsed soon after
discov ei v.
Attention is   now   being   directed
to the Dominion government's old
age annuity scheme introduced at
the last session. By small contributions ol 23 cents per week, be-
(Ufl at the age of 20, a man or
Woman may provide a yearly income
of $130 againat  the age ttt sisty,
On ceasing to contribute at sixty,
the annuitant may let the annuity
lie till he or she arrives at the age
of sixty-five, and thereafter receive
$200 per year. These annuities
are inalienable and absolutely free
from seizure for debt or for other
cause.      Should   a   contributor   die
Groceries
Boys' Clothing
Ladies' Hose
Shirts and Overalls
Boots and Shoes
Confectionery-
Stationery
G. G. KEELER.
KEREMEOS, B. C.
Sweeipng reduction in all lines of dry
u'ihhIs |0 make room lor our spring stock.
Kvery pair ol" ladies ami cliililrens shoes
going at cost.
Blanket*,  Underwear,   Hose,  SNrtaaad
Cottars, Men's Tailor Made Suits, Ladies
Skirts, Japanese Kimonas, Hand Painted
China, Sweaters, Clngalee Turkish Towels, Carpets, Linoleums.
We mean   to   cut   prices    rigfct    and  left
snd it will pay vou to Investigate. We
carry no shoddy goods. You will not gel
stun^ if you trade lien-.
Wa are closing out our entire stock of
harness and saddles.
Hon aboul four stock of Five Roses?
XXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXX
Acclimatised Tested Stock.
Seeds, Trees, Plants for the
Farm, Garden Lawn
or Conservatory.
Reflates varieties al reasonable prices. No hoiers, no scale, no fumigation to damage stock.    No arindji agenl
Iii annoy you.
Keifs meice lot   of fruit    trees   now
coming on for tbe fall trade, consisting
o*50,M0 Peach, Pear, Hum and Cher-
ri : 711,000 Apple in leading varieties;
100,000 small fruit plants. Strictly
home grown without irrigation anil our
own propagation from  bearing stock.
Ions of Hulhs for fall planting. Choice
grass and vfrain seeds always in stock.
Fertilisers,    Bee    supplies,    Spray
Pumps, Spraying materials, Cut (Towers, etc.   Oldest established nurseries
on llie mainland   of   H. C     Catalogue
m. j. henry,
tlrtvnli.MiNc:    .10(0 U rstminsli'i RoftA
Branch nurseriesi   S.  Vanrmivrr.
COLEMAN & CO.
Druggists and Stationers
KEREMEOS CENTRE.
Model Livery. Feed and Sale Stables.
KEREMEOS, B.C.
Fretfrhtin*-, Drajrirtf, mid General Livery Bueineee.     Grain and Hav.
D. GILLESPIE, Proprietor.

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