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Array :%#!?������  ^Ul.'nt  AND SIMILEAMEEM  RTISEE.  Volume V.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY,   APRIL 1, 1909.  Number 12.  m  m  ���������-���������ViM  ;;lj|S|  i1;  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  ..'...���������'   DENTIST  [IS years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  W. H. T. GAHAN    ;  , ��������� .... ;  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk Block  PENTICTON,       -       -       B. C.  THE NAVAL CRISIS.  Britain    At ; Last  Her Position  Realizing  AUSTMU'SIASS' ready rrsponse.  J-  W.EDMONDS'-  Insurance and  General Agent  Agent for Tun Great Wrcs-r  sukance Company.  ���������LiifJS-.lK-  PENTICTON; ���������       -  B.  C.  New Zealand's Splendid Example���������A  Ready Answer to Germany s Designs  Vancouver's Spirit Will Find Echo.  WORDS, WORDS; ONLY WORDS.  While Australia and   New Zealand  Give  Dreadnoughts Ottawa Has Only  Wind to Offer-  ACCIDENT ON RY. GRADE  XPJ&kt o h rra ea lk.enr  HEDLEY, B. O.  I   Clocks and Watches for Sale.  R. IT. ROGERS,  M.A., 13.C.L.      '  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  London. March 23.-~rLord' Crewe  has expressed to. Premier Ward his  appreciation of New Zealand's offer j  of battleships, which he communicated  to the King, the Premier and the Admiralty.  Premier Ward, interviewed at Wellington said that the Cabinet was unanimous and added that-the -burden  upon the British Nation for Naval expenditure was enormous, and that  every loyal subject must feel, in a  crisis like this, that he was called  upon to help the mother land by  more than-words. New Zealand was  proud of her past proofs of loyalty,  and stood to-day among the first in  the British Dominions for a, ready and  loyal response when the necessities of  the Empire called for. if.  At a dinner at Sydney, N. S. W.,  four .[citizens' offered to contribute  ������35,000, if it was decided to present  Great Britain with a Dreadnought, by  public subscription.    The Lord Mayor  Vancouver World  Ottawa, March 25.��������� The government  ���������after-considering in council the question of offering assistence to Britain in  the present naval situation, has decided  bo send assurance to the imperial government that Canada is ready and willing to offer all needed support to the  Motherland in maintaining the present  supremacy of the emj>i,re. Britain-has  been assured beyond doubt'where  -Canada-stands'in the matter of loyal  'co-operation in .any steps deemed desirable by the imperial authorities' to  advance the general ��������� defence of the  empire consistent with the observance  of the loiig established principle of  iiiitonomy of the self governing dominions.  "What can Canada do, "litis been  fisked. Details of the assistance to be  offered will be.worked out after consultation with the imperial authorities  relative to tho -most ^practicable and  wisest foi-the offer can take.  Azi Italian May Lose Sight As Result   of  Premature Explosion..  SIGNS AT CROSSINGS.  Vernon, B. C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  Grand Union  Ii O L.^ I ���������.MKi?=tsak.  HEDLEY,  B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A.  F. &  A. M.  REGULAR, monthly meetings o-f  Hedley Lodge Xo. i'i, A. F. Sc A. M.,  tire held on tho second Friday in  eacli month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  ARTHUR CLARE  \V. M.  H. D. BARNES,  Secretary  - A������\/^'v/���������/uV-/v\/������������������'<J\J'''^^���������^V���������',A/���������'^^  For the  Tested stock, seeds for farm, garden  Or conservatory, from best growers in  England, Holland. Franco, United  .States and Canada.  HOME  GR.OWN   FRUIT   AND  ORNAMENTAL   TREES  SMALL   FRUITS.  Fertilizers. Bee Supplies, Spray  Pumps. Spraying Materials, Wire  Fencing and Gules, Cut Flowers etc.  110 page catalog free.  Office, GreeiiiioiiSGS and Scedhouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  B. 6.  ls-f\*fJ\*r A������^U/-'\..i-A<i^ AivrA-j^Vr^.v^Vi/^nr-J  In  T  F T  H V  ���������*3  Under   New   Management  a8Mto^^to^^te^a3^c������d<l^cSte,hfiS������3e3l'3^^1<3SS  x  x  ft"  a?  &"  x  x.  ���������x  x  x  i%'  X  ft'  X  8."  ���������������  ss  ffi'  X  X  X  X  a?  of Melbourne has agreed to call a  ���������meeting to-'.consider, the-suggestion.  Tho English Press������ waimly welcomes  New- Zealand's offer. Apropos thereto the ".Daily'Graphic" says that the  whole question is how-far the Dominions can or.ought to assist. This  must be examined in the light of the  new naval situation.  WHAT AUSTRALIA AVILL DO.  Melbourne, March 23.���������The Commonwealths Government has decided,  not to offer a Dreadnought to England, preferring to adhere to her settled policy of defending Australia.  Ministers generally are reticent on the  subject.      '  Widespread enthusiasm, prevails  here over the question, and Dreadnought meetings, are projected at  numerous centres.  CANADA'S  KESPONSIIJILITY.  Ottawa, March 23.���������At a caucus of  Conservative members and senators  this morning, the question of contribution by Canada to the Imperial  Navy was discussed, and it is understood that there is a feeling strongly  favorable to the Dominion taking immediate action towards lending a helping hand -to the Mother Country.  There was much Press discussion of  Mi-. Foster's motion, which, in effect,  says that Canada should no longer  delay in assuming a proper share of  the responsibility and financial burden  incident to suitable protection of her  exposed coastline and great seaports.  This motion has been on the order paper since the beginning of the-session.  ONLY  ONE  NOTE.  Toronto, March 23.���������Thy .sensational despatches from New Zealand regarding the British Naval quastion were  the sole topic of conversation on the  street yesterday. A largo number of  leading business and professional men  were asked what their views were as  to what Canada should do as a contribution to the national defence.  Without exception tho reply was that  the Canadian Government should  make some proffer of aid to the Imperial authorities. The general sentiment was that it would be a humiliation to every patriotic Canadian,  should tiny New Zealand outdo us at  this crisis.  CHILDREN  HUnSCHIKK.  MARTIN BURRELL TALKS FRUIT  His Thorough Knowledge of the Subject  Shown in Debate on Fruit  Marks Act.  When the question of amendment of  Fruit Marks Act came up in the House  the principal part of -tlie discussion  Avas taken by the member for Yale-  Cariboo. Mr. Burrell had given notice  of various amendments to the Fruit  Murks Act,, and--when. he. took.occasion-  to explain these, the House were soon  made aware of'the fact that not only  hud he.a thorough grasp of his subject,  but that he was prepared to divest it  of all political bearing and consider it  wholly in'-the interests of the fruitgrowing industry.  So marked was this that Hon.  Sydney Fisher, the Minister of Agriculture, to whose-department full tho  responsibility of directing legislation  appertaining to fruit-growing, complimented him on the spirit of fairness  which had been displayed in dealing  with the subject.  One of the greatest needs pointed  out by Mr. Burrell was more thorough  inspection. This he said was in the  interests of fruit-growers and also of  consumers who are now paying forth e best grades of fruit and were  not  On Wednesday of last week Barratri  Penz an Italian station-man up  at Hankinson's camp got mixed up in  a dynamite explosion and was badly  injured. He'<was brought down to  Hedley and is now in care of Dr.  Rankin, in the. construction hospital  down near the sawmill.  A six foot hole had been drilled and  they were going-to spring it. To do  this a piece of fuse.two' feet long and  detonator was attached to. a stick of  dynamite and dropped into . the hole.  Usually this is considered safe enough  as the two feet of fuse, generally lets  the man get far enough away, and a.s  the effect is only to shatter the bottom  of the hole and make a bigger- space  for., powder for the real charge, no  injury is likely to ensue to any one  who is not immediately, in line of the  hole . It was the brother of tha injured man who dropped the."fuse in,  not noticing that his brother wa.s a  few feet away coming with a pail- of  water. Had everything,gone all right  both could have gob clear away, but  the shot, went off immediately and  caught Barratri fair in the face as he  was passing. The most feasible explanation is 'thatthe concussion caused  by the charge falling on. the bottom of  the hole put.it off, for the man who  dropped it in,was only two or three  steps away when the shot went.  The face of the injured man was  quite badly burnt With powder and  riddled with small p.ieces of rock. A.  portion of the lower lip was carried  away and front teeth knocked out while  both eyes are closed. It may of course  be possible that the sight has not been  destroyed, but the chances are against  it.    ���������lffii������ -  . :   An Inexpensive Improvement That  Should no Longer be  Neglected  ' The Gazette has noticed at intervals  for several months past, reference in  Chesaw and Molsun papers wherein  the County Commissioners in Washington-state were being asked to put  iip ..cheap signs at every cross-roads,  explaining" where the roads lead to.  This meets the Gazette's view exactly, and it is years since we fiist recognized the benefit,to b.ederived from  such an innovation, although that is  not the right name to apply to it, seeing- tliat our forefathers had far more  sense in such matters than we have,  and in the old country it is said to huvo  been-si common  thing, to  have signs  RAILWAY    GRADE    ADVANCING  Grade Completed All The Way to   Bulldog Brown's  getting that.  In the matter of duty on fruit Mr.  Burrell not ask for increase of duty at  the present time, but did ask for more  rigid inforcernent of the customs regulations governing the importation of  fruit, and he thought that- if , the [ire-  sent law was properly carried out it-  would answer the present needs of the  industrv.  GETS MORE FOR MONEY  Comparison of British and   United States  Naval Programme and Cost  of Same.  The work of grading on the V. V. &  E. is now so well advanced that about  Toper cent of it between here and  Princeton is.completed.  With the removal of No. 1 camp  this week to Norman's, the nearest  camp to Hedley is Madclen's camp at  Sterling Creek about four'.miles out,  although there are, of course, gangs  of station men on smaller jobs between  here and there. A few days'work remain to be done on the station grounds  to make, room for yard trackage, but  from there on it .is completed to the  bank of the river, and on the, other  side it is done all the way to Bulldog  i Brown's where a gang of station men  are at work.  Between there and Madden's camp  there are a few short breaks, but be-,  youd Madden's camp many -miles of  grade have been built. In fact it is a  very safe estimate to place .the completed portions between Hedley and  Princeton at 75 per cent.  placed at cross-roads informing wayfarers of the direction and location of  towns and stopping-places.  In the summer of 1S93 the. editor of  the Gazette   had  the  honor of being  the first newspaper man who   strayed  away fro'm the Okanagan river which  was then the only highway   of  travel  between    Washington   State  and  the  Canadian Pacific.    The.only-thoroughfare .east and west was  the  Dcwdney  trail and away from.it branching in  various  directions  at long   intervals  were various  prospectors'  trails,   but  with the single exception of Boundary  mountain, not a sera}) to show where  the trails.led to. On Boundary mountain, however, there  were  thoughtful  level headed .prospectors, who at every  point    where   a   trail, branched  off,  either' in- the woods  or on" an  open  mountain siderhad taken  the  trouble  to split off a piece of wood,  smooth it  off-with an axe and write or,paint on  it an arrow and the name of the camp  which the trail led to and  distance in  miles.  No one can tell what an advantage  and satisfaction this was to a wayfarer making his way about alone on  foot or on horse-back.  A few years later Billy Younkin and  others adopted a similar plan for the  main and branch trails on McKinnuy  mountain..  Now it is just as necessary and  would be more beneficial to-day not  only on the trails but all the roads of  the district, for there are more of  them no.wand more people-using them.  Only a few weeks ago the writer  crossed the ferry at Kelowna to  the  Q f I KT AND OONVKNIKNT  Sl'KC'IAI, ATTENTION GlVKN"  TOTIIK TltAVKI.LTNO PUBLIC   Bates IUodkuatk   VANDER j. ROSE   %  Proprietor ������r  SCHOOL  Ottawa, March 23.���������The Governor-  General has received a letter from the  Governor of New Zealand announcing  that the school children have contributed in penny subscriptions tlie sum  of $070 toward.-; a. .Dreadnought.  Hunter in the Toronto World has mi  apt cartoon showing Canada, sitting  on a. block of ice with a pair of bellows  marked "loyalty wind" blowing at the  Union Jack at the top of a mast on a  British man-of-war. The picture is  labelled "How Johnny Canuck Would  Keep the Old Flag Floating."  Washington, March  24.��������� The  British naval estimates, in themselves, are  always interesting, but they are doubly interesting when they are compared  with those  of  the  United  States   for  the same year.   It is particul.-u-ly noteworthy when compared with those   of  the United States or  our  navy;   what  England pays and what wo get for our  money and what England gets.     The  naval bill as passed   by  congress   this  year carries $120,035,100.05.    In return  for this expenditure we receive in   the  wiiy of new construction   two   Dreadnoughts, eight, lorpedoboi-itdestroyers,  one collier and four submarines.     The  British estimates   provide   for  an   appropriation of .$175,713,50!) with which  will he built   four  Dreadnoughts,   six  protected cruisers, twenty   destroyers  and $5,000,000 worth of submarines.  hi other words, England, at an   outlay    of    about   $40,0011,00!)  more,   re-  A PECULIAR SITUATION  B. C.    Government and G. T. P.   Can't  Agree on Wages Cut.  Prince. Rupert, March 20.���������When  the Grand Trunk Pacific lowered tin-  rate of wages on January 1 last from  .$100 per mouth for traiisituu'-n. and  $15 per month for rodmen. to $75 and  .$35 respectively, all their engineers I  and men employed on the townsite j  work with very few exceptions quit  work. When the townsite work and  land surveys wen; resumed, the men's  drove by the new road southwardly  through Westhank. PeachUmd and  Summerland to Penticton, but didn't  see a- single sign-hoard by the way,  and there, weie several instances where-'  a stranger would have been more like-  to take the wrong road than the right  one, because the wrong one  was the smoother of the two.  Not many months ago. two men lost  their lives by losing their way on the  same road between Penticton and  Suimnerland.  But the same applies to almost  every road through Similkam'een, and.  yet we do not believe that it would,  take more than $25.00 to put up the  necessary sign at eacli cross-road in  this riding. They-could be printed on  strong duck and nailed to a. board or  tree.  All that would be necessary would  he for the Minister of Public Works to  notify each road supervisor to have it  done, and as the road supervisor goes  all over the roads several times each  'ic could attend to putting them  without     any    additional  cheuues were made out at the reduced ' "   ', ���������        ,,.  I l ���������     up iiinisi-ll  !SI''. *"'     . .   ���������   i    ��������� -ii-      ���������   ���������   .   J cost io the province,   or  at   all events  i-   As this work is being paid lor mint-1      ,, ��������� ,     ..  ' ..,,."' ;' notnmg to speak ot.  ��������� ly by the .Provincial Government audi  j the    Grand     Trunk   Pacific,   William j   ���������������="   ! Malison,government-agent, who repre- j  jsentsthe  Provincial   Government  on j  the board of managers, is   reported   as I _.  ,    ���������      .     ! Tne  refusing to sign cheques issued to   thej  men when,the amounts specified in the ;  cheque    is    less   than   $45  for  a.   full j  month's wages for   laborers   and  ,$100  for    tvansitinen.     maintaining     that  WILL NOT CLOSE DOWN  B. C.    Copper Co.   Has  Decided  to  Keen Goin<r.  reives in return twice as manv Dread  jcheques are  not  m  accord   with  the  current, rate of wages   being  paid   in  noughts and more than twice as m  destroyers and submarines as America,  and besides all this will have  six  protected cruisers to put up  fleet collier.  the district.  Many of the old employers, are still  here and are anxiously waiting to see  what the outcome will be and if the  clause,in the railway's agreement with ]  Later  advees   state   that   fh-   'B.C.!.  smelter at Greenwood and the '.Motluu-  Lode  mine  will  not close    down  on  April 1st as formerly announced.  The reason given for changing then-  views was a   bi-ighter  outlook  the  ADVERTISE   IN   THE   GAZETTE! I the government will be lived up to.  copper situation.  This    will  prove a   great relief   to  Greenwood and will be welcomed over  { the rest of the province.  urn  ���������: :ft;P  .-ji'.L  ���������''l:!|  !-;:K|  '���������Il  :-0tl  '���������'liit  I  .-.!* THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 1, 1900.  '������.- ���������''..  ������\f  and  SRoSKtameeiii Advertiser.  ssuftdon Thursdays, by the Hkdlev Gazbttk !  " Printing and Pchi.ishing Companv.  ���������JjIhitki.).  at Hedlov. B. C.  .S2.0C  Subscriptions irs Advance  Per Year...! '.   '��������� .   "   (United States)   Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 linos to the inch.  Land Notices���������Cert-.ideate.-* of improvement, etc  'cdnstitu'tiohaliy^'contribute   to  the sxipport of the British navy  | without representation  in  the  j imperial parliament they'only  betray their  ignorance  of the  j question.    It is true that  taxation   and  representation  must  '. go hand in hand, but if Canada  (J50j'-votes  a   certain  sum annually  ! towards    maintenance   of  the  S7.00 for (iO-diiy notices, and tu.00 for 30-day  notices.-  Transient Advertisements���������nob exceeding one  inch, 51.UJ for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one ineh.  . i- 1(1 cents per line for lirst insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements��������� One inch per month  51.2.0: over 1 inch and up to t inches, SI.00  pei-inch pcrmontli. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size'of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes offcner than once n.month.  the   price of composition- will be charged at  regular rates.  . Changes for contract ad vcrtiscnients should  be in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure,  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, Metwffinjf fc'ditor.  /bacfc in 1879 "could not be counted on to do, themselves justice  nrthe framing of ^thbse terms  when they had it all to tlieni-  selves, for the policy holders  were not represented in the  matter.  But now they come forward  stating that the ten per cent  which they agreed to retain as  a first claim upon' the earnings  of the company- before policyholders .should get anything,  was not enough and that stockholders should get a bigger slice.  During the most successful  period of its existence the Canada Life had a capital of only  $125,000, but now its capital  stock is $1,000,000. What amount  of this.is'.'cash-and-how much is  Full Moon  5th  1'jiisuqiiar.  New Moon  20  First quar.  2(5.  ISiJO  '5RJL  1909  J  Moil, lues, Wed. Tim. FTi. Sat.  .4     5  0  ~  8  0  10  11      12  13  1 i  15  Hi  17  IS     19  2.'J  21  22  23  21  25     2ii  27  2S  2!)  30  SAVE   CANADA'S  EONOR.  The failure of the administration,at Ottawa to give the ready  response in the matver of support to the navy which Canada  owes to herself as the most important British colonial possession, will prove a great disappointment to loyal Canadians  in all "parts of the Dominion  regardless of political leanings.  If the dispatch to the Vancouver World be accurate and  sets forth all that the government of Canada had to offer in  such a crisis when Australia  and i\rew Zealand had done so  nobly, it is indeed another instance where true Canadians  were made to drain the cup of  deep humiliation.  Unfortunately it   is   not the  first  time, for it: is not  so   very  'long.ago that Canada's premier  turned a cold shoulder and   refused to give accord   when  the  matter of contribution   to   imperial defence  came up  before  the colonial conference in  London which he attended as  Canada's   representative.      As  the  result  of Sir Wilfrid Laurier's  attitude to the question of  contributing to the support of  the  British navy  on   that  occasion  we   had  the  late  Sir Richard  Seddon, premier of New Zealand  addressing audiences at leading  points in Canada and   lecturing  us on our duty in   this  matter.  Occasionally    we   find   Canadian newspapers with a streak  of yellow in   them,  advocating  the pernicious doctrine of non-  participation     and     ridiculing  what they sneeringly dubs the  "naval spirit."  Any Canadian, who is so  small-souied as not to see the  humiliating position which the  people of Canada occupy in allowing the mother country to  tax her people $0.80 per he;.id  per annum for imperial del once  while Canada's annual contribution is only 60 cents per ic,*,.!,  should have sense enough to  keep such ignoble sen tho ones  to hmiseii: instead of trvmg  to preach them. And iv:-mn  Canadian newspapers attempt  to tell us  that Canada  (vumot  British navy, it is the Canadian  government that is imposing  the tax and not the British.  Canada is a self-governing-  country, and she can vote  money for whatever, she likes,  and surely no one will say that  it is not. constitutional for her  to vote money for her own  defence.  In early October 1899, Laurier  gave us the same kind of guff [water is.another question, . and  ahout the' constitutionality of ! it may weigh -somewhat with  sending Canadian troop's''��������� .to j independent legislators. One  South Africa, and not.- until the J thing, however, is certain and  mammoth indignation meeting that- is that if a brute majority  iu Toronto''forced his ha-nd did-in the house .should vote that  he agree'to climb down and i Cox-Jaffray-Pellatt and other  conform to , the wishes of the ' shareholders are to get any  Canadian people. Jiuore'   the   policy-holders   will  [ That it is Laurier's obstinacy j have to take just that . much.  ��������� which lias' dictated this milk- ��������� less. Another thino- that will  and-waterwilly-nilly bosh about' appeal also to policy-holders in  Canadian "assurances" when other companies, and partic-  Australia and New Zealand are ; ulariy to those insured in a  giving dreadnoughts there ' is ��������� mutual company is that capital  not the shadow of doubt.'It was j stock in a. life insurance com-  the same way in 1899. for tiie j pauy at all is only a graft on  New South Wales lancers were! the policy-holder. As a proof  already under arms for South ; of this we have only to take the  African service while Laurier j history of the Mutual Life of  was still insisting that Canada : Canada which started 38 years  could not send troops. Let us - ago without any capital stock ;  hope therefore that the Vail-i has assets now of eleven and a  coaver Board of Trade's dictum \ half millions and its interest  is only the first outburst of the i account exceeds the total death  popular demand which will [ claims paid by over $000,000. Yet  compel Laurier and his gelatine l in face of this achievement we  spined colleagues to uphold ', have our representatives at  Canada's honor by rising to the''Ottawa- asked to consider a bill  Occasion. New South Wales , to.enable stockholders who al-  j shamed us into action in ' .1899.1 ready absorb ten per cent of  ���������urely    the   national   honor   is! the profits, to gather in   a  still  K OF  73 Years 2a Business. Capital and Reserve Over $7,060,000  offered, to Farmers  Cattlemen,     Miners  and Lumbermen.  Sale Notes handled on most.favorable terms. Checks  on any Bank cashed.    Money advanced to   reliable  men  at reasonable rates. ,  Money sent to  any point by Money Order, Draft or  Telegraph Transfer. ���������  Hedley  Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  af  si  K  x  X  H  a?  af  a"  J.'..'A. SGHuBERT..  none the, less alive now.  greater proportion.  ���������r. mwwi'w tf^wwuwtfl-mfarcoriifttf-^!  AN EXTRAORDINARY BILL  ! FIGHT THEM WITH TARIFF TOG  The attempt being made in' Germany's ambition to rule  the House of Commons at ' the sea., and the colossal naval  Ottawa to amend the charter [ programme which she is earry-  of the Canada Life Assurance r big out is at last opening the  Co. so as to permit the stock- j eyes of British parliamentarians  holders to absorb a greater ; to what they must expect,  share of the profits than here- j The trouble is, Germany has  tofore should open the  eyes   of j always found the British elector  af  x  x  K  x  X  X  ������������"  af  af  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  fl>"  &"  ���������������'  &"  ���������&"  &"  a?  is  Has Just Received a consignment of  Men's Stylish Summer Suits  from the Broadway Tailoring Establishment,  Toronto.    Very Good Fit and Cut.  OUR STOCK ".OF" DRY GOODS   IN   NOW  COMPLETE.  A Dressmaking Department has been added-  Ladies are invited to call.  A NICE LINE OF, AMERICAN and CANADIAN SUMMER FOOTWEAR  Agent for Singer Sewing Machines  A. -SCHUBERT  I    HEDLEY, -   ' - - B. C.  ������' ���������  .������'  X  X  x.  ������������������������������������������  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  s  X  X  X  X  X  X  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  "KAGLE'SNEST" No. 2, Mineral Claim, situate in tho Osoyoos Mining Division of  Vale District. Where located ; Camp  Hedley.  HP A ICE NOTICte that; I. Ainslcy Megraw.  ���������"��������� K. M. C Xo. B7!������02. agent for Tlioiuas  Hi-adshaw. Free Miner's Certificate No. HTH.itl.  intend, sixty days from tho date hereof, to  apply toUio\Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for tlie pin-pose of obtaining  a Crown Grant; of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section .'IT, must be co.nmeneed before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  '   Dated this 10th day of February,  A. D., 11X13.  5-10 A. M KG RAW.  i&mi���������-31  and the British, parliamentarian  an easy mark. She has for years j  the Canadian public to the  grasping tendencies of a clique  of financiers in Toronto who  can always be counted on* to  line up wherever there is a killing to be made. So frequently I bave seen through long ago  have these men figured in in- J iW1(I would have checkmated,  vestigations as having allied in- j but  Britain   has  been  so    fat  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  terests that their names are  hyphenated together as "Jaf-  fray-Cox-Pellatt." They were  together in the Crowsnest deal  where they cleaned up a tidy  pot of easy money, and in some  other mining   deals  they  were  together,    but not  so conspic- market that   should  belong  to  uously successful, for here they birn, but no   British  manufact  had no friendly government to  give them tips. The insurance  investigation in which the  Canada Life came into the limelight in a rather unenviable  way again showed these men  to the fore. One of them was a  borrower of the company's  money, and the probing of the  commission indicated that the  investigators were by no means  satisfied that security for loans  obtained had been ample, or  that others could have got making use of the company's funds  on as favorable terms.  But to return to the bill itself  which, purposes to change the  terms upon which division of  the profits was effected as between the stock-holders and the  policy-holders, it is a remarkable thing indeed if those stockholders who made those   terms  CKALED TENDERS; superscribed "Tenders  "bled   Rrif-iin  with  -l  fitsr-il   nnlicv for School-House." will be received by the  OICU JL>lliam VvlLU a- USCai  policy   Tronom.abio the Minister of Public. Worlds up  that iiiiv other lioonlo midor the   to noon on Tuesday the Kith day of April. I'M).  ouul nil,)-   otiioi   poopio uiiuoi L.������t. i for ,���������],��������� ^.^tio,, Illul completion of a two-room  sun  except  the  British   would   SiSHVoSu^fiTitrtet^** a'fc ICtsr"0i1,eo*** Si--*������fcn-������*������������������^  lj;-'.ns, specifications, contract and forms of  tender may be seen on and after tho 13th day  of March li)0i). at the ofliees of the Government  Agent, Fairview:of D..). Innis, Ksq.. Secretary  of the School Board, Keremeos, and at the  Public Works Department. Victoria. B. C.  tench proposal must be accompanied by an  accepted bank ehcfiuc or certificate of deposit  on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable  to the Honourable the Minister of Public  Works, for a sum equivalent to ten per cent, of  the amount of the tender, which shall be forfeited if the party tendering decline to enter  into contract when called upon to do so, or if  he fails to complete the work contracted for.  The cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them  upon the execution of the contract.  Tenders will not be considered  unless .made  out   on the forms supplied, signed with  the  | actual signature of the tenderer, and  enclosed  in the envelopes furnished.  '    Tho lowest or  any tender not necessarily  accepted.  EDWARD MOHUN,  Assistant Engineer.  Public Works Department,  Victoria, li. C, 9th March. 1009. 11-2  uously wedded to Cobdenism  for so long that her people have  become incapable of reasoning  about tariffs. German manufactures are allowed to enter  the British market free to rob  the    British    artisan    of    the  (s). Liberal Policy Conditions���������  Generous C'nsh and   Puid-up  "Values.  Autotnatieully Extended Tn-  sumnce.  (2).  Progressive , and  Management���������  Efficient  Lnw.Expi'nsH-'s and Growing  Business.  Well and Profitably Invested Funds.  Favorable Mortality Experience.  Expanding Profits to Policyholders.  A    POLICY'   IN TfiiS   COfl-  PANY PAYS      .  You are invited to join its  ever-expanding -household, to  become a partner in its eyer-  growlng business, and to share  equitably in all its benefits.  Full Information from Head  Office, Waterloo, Out., or from :  William J. Twiss  MANAGER.  Fee BUock,   -   570 Granville 5t.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. flEGRAW, Local Agent.  A  i'il  .'|-M  %  >'t"m  m  I!'  rj',-J  I  1 ;'|  ���������'M  I  I  '��������� ���������  til  I  ml  I  I  1  I  'ill  v'l  ures can be put on the German  market   because    of  the  high  tariff Avail.  Realizing    that   Britain   has  been so blind in tariff matters, "fore than  make Germany  pay  it   was    only     reasonable   for it   by   taxing  German   trade,  Germany   to  assume  that she sjnee they are the on]y portions  could in a few years get posses- ���������   r- ,1    t^      ���������     v-i   ������   i  ��������� J, ,, j of the Lmpire that   have  sense  sion of a navy that would over-1 . _        _  it r, .,   -  , , --,   j enough   to   see  that  Germany  shadow    Britains  navy   while! & .-'_���������_  Britain slept.  Even    after    Australia    and  Canada showed what could  be  done with  a  tariff Britain  re-  can be as effectually fought by  means of a hostile tariff directed against her trade as  by  the  building of more dreadnoughts,  mained unmoved, until  at  last! why   not   (as    an.    additional  Houses to Let.  4 lloomed House. Furnished, with good garden  ���������������15.00 per month.  i Kooined Cottage���������������10.00 per month.  3 Roomed Cottage���������$S.0O per month.  APPLY TO  P. H. FRENCH.  SHERIFF'S SALE  1.  11  HOWARD D. SMITH vs. LOUIS C.W. ROLLS  she may be awakened by means  of th e German n a val progra.mm e.  This latest phase of Germany's aggressiveness is now  likely to compel all the British  colonies to provide large sums  each year in order to preserve  Britain's naval supremacy.  What better can they do there-  awakener for Great Britain)  regulate the annual contribution to the navy on a sliding  scale. ? Say for instance a million a year under free trade, or  two million on condition that  Britain discriminate against  German trade by means of a  good stiff duty.  UNDER and by virtue of Warrant of Execution issued out of the County Court of  Vale in tho above entitled action for the arm  or $781.21 besides Sheriff's fees and other legal  expenses, and to me directed and delivered, I  have duly levied upon the following property,  to wit:  2000 Shares.   The Pollock Mines  Co.,  Limited.  Notice is therefore given  that on  Monday, 29th day of March. 1909  at tho hour of 2 o'clock of said day at Sheriff's  Office in  the Court House, Kamloops,  [  will   \  sell   by public auction tlie  above   described  property, or so much thereof as will satisfy  claim and costs.  Terms; Cash  WENTWORTJI F. WOOD,  Sheriff of Yale County.  Dated this Sth day of March, liJOU. 10-2  If  m  FOR SALE  A Horse and Saddle  ���������"���������      Livery Stable.  Apply at the Palaco  10 tf 11 n  < Ml  1  ������41  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 1,   1909."  Town' and District.  All. fools day. Don't be too crVd-'  ��������� uloiis.  H. Williams, assayer, returned on  Monday evening.  Next Sunday will be Palm Sunday.  Easter the Sunday following.  S. L. Smith returned on Monday  evening i'vom a trip to the coast.  S. E. Hamilton returned on Tuesday  from a visit to Sand Point, Tdaho.  Harry Williams has made extensive  improvements on his ranch down at  Cold Creek.  Mrs Greer was quite ill at tlie home  of her daughter, Mrs. S. L. Smith, but  is improving.  Charlie Bennett, formerly blacksmith up at the mine has returned to  take his old job.  Sid Boone, machinist, come in on  Tuesday night from JCamloops to take  his old position with the D. Ii. Co.  The generator was put in motion in  the power house last week and on  Friday night last the electric light  was on rigain.  Mrs. L. A. Clark is visiting this  week with her daughters, Mrs. Forbes  and Mrs. Innis, in Hedley and Keremeos. ��������� -.-������������������.  Miss McLean came down from the  Golden Zone on Friday hist where she'  had been visiting Mrs. .T..T. Marks for  a week.  ��������� L. W. Shatford, ALP. P. is making  a hurried trip through the valley. He  spent yesterday forenoon in Hedley  and went on to Princeton in the afternoon.  I. L. Deai-dorif, road supervisor, left  the end of the week for a trip over the  i-pads in the White Lake direction to  si-ze up requirements in the way of  repairs.  Herbert Clare'iniproved the shining  hours on his trip to England by taking  unto himself a wife. She did nob return with him but will come a little,  later on.  A. Pleasa-nce returned last week  from a visit to the Nicola, valley. He  intends leaving this week for Spokane  and will take in the coast cities before  A general meeting of the Carbon  Hill Coal and Coke Co. is being held  in Spokane to-day. Most of the Hedley shareholders are represented by  proxy.  Kelowna citizens are considering  tlie .advisability of putting on the.  time an hour to save daylight and  give more time for athletic sports,  gardening etc. in the evenings.  F. W. Groves, P. L. S-, was in town  over Sunday on his way r.o Princeton.  His family are at present in Vernon  where he removed from Okanagan  Centre about a. month ago.  Dr. and Mrs. Whillans and Mr. H. A.  Hincks drove to Princeton on Saturday, returning on Sunday evening.  The doctor's sister, Miss Whillans returned with them and will visit a  while in Hedley.  Mr. Sheehan, railroad, man who has  been engaged on construction work on  the G. T. P. ahout 70 miles inland  from Prince Rupert on Stewart &  Welch's big contract came down last  week to tlie Similkameen.  Louis Marcott leaves this week for  Granite Creak where he will take  charge of the hotel. There is likely  to be considerable doing in coal and  placer there this summer, with the  chance that G. N. R. construction  will soon move on in that direction.  Mr. and Mrs. Sampson and baby  were down town on Tuesday from the  mine for the first time since they went  up in .'January. Mr. Sampson has recently learned of the death of his  father, which took place in Dover, New  Jersey on March 12th.  On Sunday last mine superintendent  G. P. .Jones took a gang of men up to  the Nickel 'Plate. The snow is too  deep up there yet to run the electric  traniw.-iy which got snowed up during  the winter, but the skips on the gravity  tram were 'running again  on  Sunday.  The Trumpet quotes P.H. Burnham,  of Grand Forks, as authority for the  statement that the commencement of  track-laying had been postponed until  after high water. Mr. Burhani should,  endeavor to be more explicit and state  what year or at. least in what   decade.  The Greenwood Ledge moves this  week to Nelson, where it will bo published henceforth. This leaves Greenwood again with only its original paper the Times. The Ledge drew a.  large portion of its support from  Kootenay, and consequently Nelson  will bo a convenient point for publication.  i  Miss Elliott went, to Keremeos on  Saturday morning, on a nursing case.  J. A. Schubert has added a dress  making department to his business  with Miss Forbes in  charge.  Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Boeing and  daughter returned on Saturday last  from Wisconsin where they spent the  winter; they repoi t a good time, but  Similkaineen weather looked partic-  ulailygood to them when Wiey got  back and they sorely missed the  equable Similkameen climate during  the winter.  The clearing made by Messrs Bradshaw and Shelder and the fine new  tracts of land which they are bringing  under cultivation begins to show what  this portion of the Similkaineen valley  is to become a few years hence. Those  level sub-irrigated river Hats will yield  a fine return for the labor pub' on  them.  Thos Bradshaw is working at present on Eagle's Nest No. 2, a claim  which he bought last fall from E. D.  Boeing. The claim is showing up  well with the work being done, and  on Tuesday afternoon Leonard Brad-  show brought down from', the 'Florence some good looking ore, bearing  a strong resemblance to Sunnyside ore.  lb is the intention of the Keremeos  Land Co. to get water through the  big ditch this week." The water was  turned into the upper part of the ditch  on Thursday last, bub was not let into  the wooden piping imtil-fhc contractor  who pub in the piping was on hand to  witness the operation and take the  responsibility.  No. 1 Construction camp is moving  this week from the flat opposite  Whillans' ranch to a point up the  river about S miles from Princeton.  No. 1 Camp was established in its  winter quarters in November last find  has made an immense fill all across  Bulldog Brown's fiat from near the  river to a point opposite Brown's  house.  The Oroville Gazette draws a. rosy  picture of the future of the. lower portion of the Canadian Okanagan, the  portion about Osoyoos Lake and owned by the Southern Okanagan Land  Co. This region the Gazette claims  will all be tributary to Oroville.  El wood Mead's report is largely drawn  upon for dafc.-i and Mead's 'conclusions are pasb gainsaying. When  Osoyoos land goes on the market  there, will certainly be a scramble.  On Friday last a party of Hedleyites  went down to Keremeos to a social  given in Armstrong's hall by Mr. J. A.  Brown in honor of the Trumpet's first  birthday. The Gazette acknowledges  receipt of a kind invitation, and regrets inability to attend. Those who  went down report a splendid time.  Music, dancing and bridge served to  pass the time pleasantly in one of the  most enjoyable entertainments of .the  season.  F. A. Ross, general-manager of the  Daly Reduction Co, returned on  Thursday night last from New  York.  '   Mr. and Mrs. Richard Collins arrived  back in Hedley on   Friday night hist  making the trip  from   their  home   in.  England in exactly two weeks.     They  had a stormy passage across. So much  so in fact that the Empress of Britain  on which they had taken passage lost  a day in the stress of   weather.     Mrs.   ^0  Collin has improved very much after  her recent illness.  NAVVIES STRIKE'ON G.T.P.  A-' Section of the Line is Tied up. and  ' Construction at Standstill.  -  Prince Rupert, March 24.���������There is  practically no change in the condition  of affairs on the fiist mile, of construction of,the Gt-find Trunk Pacific  under contract to Foley, Welch &  Stewart, and "subbed" to Ross ic Mc-  Coll. Two weeks ago hist Monday all  the men who had been receiving $2.25  and $2.50 per day for ten hours' work  made a. demand for $3 per day all  round, and refused to return to work  until their demand was granted. The  contractors refused to consider the $3  rate on this section of their work, although it is reported that figure is being paid farther up the Skeena. and  the men arc still out.  --  ;;-i ,-'*!,  ��������� 4  Spring: is Coming1  r 5  ! i I  1 1 il  '��������� f J  - '; (I  ' e. ������l  f ., U  ALBERTA'IS A FROST  Rutherford GoTernment Strong as  Were   Before  rhey  The general election in Alberta has  resulted in increased strength ��������� for the  Rutherford administration. The Conservatives will have as many members  as in the last house, but asthcrearenow.  more seats it means a gain for the government. A mil way policy, which practically said "blow the expense," was a  strong card. People always want  railways and the government which  undertakes to provide them can,generally rely on getting the support of  those who believe, in living for-the  present lob the future, take care' of itself.  Two straight conservatives two independents and a socialist .fire all who  can array themselves against- the government in a house, of 41 members.  And You will need new FOOTWEAR  Our Stock of Men's  Ladies'  and Children's  BOOTS and SHOES  is Large and Well Assorted.  We can fit almost any shape of Human foot.  SPECIAL BARGAINS I  Children's   Shoes   and   Clothing.      25%  to  33 1-3%  Discount.  atford  DEFERRED ELECTIONS  Martin Burrell Assails the  Fraud  in  House of Commons  the  There was seen at Ottawa last week  the curious spectacle of a strong government voting down a motion which  its leader and most of its members  who had any tiling to say on the subject, admitted to lie right.  The debate came up on a motion introduced by Mr. Burrc-11 to compel the  holding of elections all on.one day.  Mr. Burrell m his speech showed  conclusively the injustice. of the  practice. Fielding was leader of the  House in the absence of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier. Many government.supporters  agreed with Mr. Burr-ell's contentions  and said so. ' Mr. Fielding also admitted the force of the arguments advanced, bub said that the government  couldn't accept the motion as it might  be construed as 'a" want of confidence"  motion, and on that contention had  his followers vote it down.  Even Congdon of the Yukon agreed  with the 1 notion, and said that' there  was nothing to prevent the writ  being telegraphed from Ottawa, to  the  more distant constituencies.  Temple-man was about the only old  stick-in-the-niud of the whole crowd  who was prepared to defend the fraud.  V><M!>"3*<&M ���������^-^^���������^^^^���������<9^^^^^^^^>^>^^^^^^<!^^-^^>~^-^^^  ^ ��������� WHEN YOU HANKER FOK  ���������       -?i;;,":  ���������it:  Robins appear to be unusually plentiful this spring. One afternooirrecent-  ly the writer counted 34- of them in  sight at one time on Pinto-flat. These  red-breasted songsters that live largely  on grubs, and other insects, are valuable allies of the gardener find small  rancher, and self interest (if no higher  motive) should impel everyone to do  fill in his or her power to protect  them. Any action on the part of boys  to kill or drive them away should be  discouraged in as effective and summary manner as occasion may require,  and cats or squirrels that show any  signs of evil design on either the. robin  or its nest should have capital punishment meted out forthwith.  GREENWOOD MINERS   DENY  Truth    in   Statement  That  Miners  Made Voluntary Offerfor  Reduction.  X  X  X-'  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  a?  CALL UP  PHONE No. 3  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  EL Jo EBM������MB)?  IE������ JBmtck������^  "Xi-  X-  JS  1  X  X  as  x  I  %  %  a-  tlW&&j������&vjuiui������j^^^  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Ileal Estate,  Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada-.  Hudson Hay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Go.  Calgary Fire'Insuranec Co.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  United Wireless Telegraph Co.  Office, at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  X  The Boundary correspondent of the  Nelson News wired that paper that  when manager McAllister announced  the close down of the B. 0. smelter  and Mother Lode mine owing to fall  in price of copper the miner's union  agreed to .accept a reduction of ten  per cent in wages.  This appears to have been a. pipe  dream on the part of the correspondent for the union have sent through  their secretary an indignant denial.  TENDERS  To Buy Cheap, Pay Cash.  Family Groceries  Fresh and Seasonable  at the  Cheap Cash Store  MRS. G. B. LYONS.  X  X  *i  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  &:  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  K  X  x.  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  ���������\^^*5W.  r���������1  :   b  \  I.  1TI  "-w"w~'<iSSmS������������  ���������^vr^rn^m:  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. . Table and  bar   first - class.    Rates   moderate.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ������  *���������  X  X:  I  x  X  X  X  X  X  X:  X  X  I  I  X  I  i  x  X  X  X  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor >������  X  INTO THE ORE BODY.  The Tunnel on the Mrtropolitan  Said to  Have Reached the Ore.  As we go to press there is a report  on the street- that the Metropolitan  tunnel has reached the' ore body. In  fill probability the repoi- fc is true, for  at the beginning of the week the tunnel was in 50 feet, and SO feet was all  they would have to go to reach a  point under the winze which was all  in an ore body of unknown extent.  TENDERS? will be received till noon on May  15th, 11109.. for tho purchase of Fraternity  Hall and lot. (Lot 21 Blk 1II,   Hedley, B. C.  The   highest or any other tender not nee  cssarily accepted.  For further particulars apply to  J. K. ERASER  Hedley, B. C.  or FIXLAY ERASER.  Nicola B. C.  Address tenders to J. K. Frascr.-Hedley   B. C.  NOTICE  NOTICK is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I, Louis Marcott. intend to  apply to the Superintendent of Provincial  Police, F. S. Hn.ssey. of Victoria, for a retail  liquor lieense for the Granite Creek Hotel, located at Granite Creek, B. C.  LOUIS MARCOTT,  Granite Creek, B. C., March 1th, 1900.      8-1  Try  ���������^.vw.v^.-ViVS'X.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  TO RENT  GOOD Furnished Rosidcnco to rent    Apply  at this ottice. 10-2  X x  X 9  X        THE        5  x  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  Great Norifiern  Hotel  Pnn6et>oo  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :       and bar.       :   :   :   :  All tho wants of tho travelling-  public   carefully   attended   to.  n\  -i'H  ��������� ��������� i- "i'il  mi  mm  ������������������.\:T':f-si  ..,;i"'-;5-2|  ;-'.j.fi|  ^���������������������������wsl  mm  ���������������vm  ,4m  iill  ���������-i-il  mft  MM  '-I'.'S'if  m  r-.J'-'$?.i  ;: lil  ��������� '������������������'���������'- li  m  Ml  ���������;'! ii'.-t  ���������i'.jM'l  Pi  -V-S'tl  '5-4*1  ���������'���������i'4n  ���������'".Mil  "���������'���������'.j -^ -  ' ' ;- jri  ���������'������������������?.!! il  "! M  ��������� i SiI  5.^1  K  ���������f?l  t^������f^ia^tw������:^^B^^tWBttf&&'>%ttttfts>(teae THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   APRIL 1, 1909.  MOST POWERGUL  WIRELESS AFLOAT  Jim  Hill's  Big Ocean Liner Minnesota  Now Carries It.  Seattle, March 15.���������The steamship  Minnesota, of the Grectt Northern  steamship 'company will be equipped  by the United Wireless Telegraph  company with' the most powerful  wireless telegraph sob afloat. Work  on the installation of the. apparatus  has started and will be completed  before March 20 when tlie ship will  sail for the .Orient.  , The apparatus will be three and one  half kilowatt   capacity.     This  is  one  and one-half kilowatt more  than   the  most powerful set  of  instruments  in  the United States navy.      The   battleship    Connecticut,     which   holds   the  long distance record for the navy,  has  only .a   two .'kilowatt  set.     This   set,  which is rated at four, has never  been  able to make more than two. Figuring  on    the    same    basis    the   Minnesota  would    be   rated   at  seven   kilowatts, |  <$,  but the wireless engineers   are  giving  ' tho lowest rating.    As the.  Minnesota  has plenty of electricity aboard,   there  will   be   no  difficulty   in   getting   the  maximum of capacity out of the wireless out fib.  Wireless engineers believe with this  equipment the Minnesota will be able  to keep in constant communication  with laud during the entire trip to  the Orient. In addition to having a  powerful apparatus, the vessel will  have an exceptionally long stretch of  antenna wire. This is made possible  . by the great-length' of the liner. It  is the great stretch of wire between  bhe masts that, counts when the receiving ability is taken into consideration.  According to the United Wireless  construction engineers the Minnesota  will be able to transmit, aerograms  from the Orient to the coast of the  United States at-night. This placing  of so powerful an apparatus aboard a  boat is somewhat in the nature of an  experiment find wireless experts are  expecting marvellous results.  HARRIMAN IS ON TOP  Report   That    He   Holds   More   Great   ������  Northern  Stock  than  the  Messrs Hill.  The sensation of last week was the  publication of articles showing that a  compilation from latest mil way reports  in Washington show that E. H. Harri-  iiian owns $15 l,5So,50U in railway stocks  giving him control of. most of the  railways in the United States, bub the  most startling feature of the report is  that even in   the  Great Northern   he-  holds  more stock    Liian  he  combined  holdings of J. J. Hill and Louis W.  Hill, and is a heavy stock-holder in  the Northern Pacific as well.  He is said to have improved immensely the service on the roads that  lie controls. Efficiency-is sa.id to be  the goal that he insists upon.  METEOROLOGICAL.  #>  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc.. for the week  ending Mar. 27 :  AT THI-;  MINK.  Maximum  Minimum  Mar 21 .. ���������        ..  22    23 '.'. -       ."  26 .'!v���������        '.'. -  2'7 . ���������  Average maximum temperature���������.  Average minimum do ���������.  Mean temperature ���������.  Rainfall for the week      .    inches.  Snowfall  COKNKSI'O.VW.VG WKKK OK LAST  7K,\l:  Highest maximum temperature -15.  jfiVeivige maxnnuin do  Lowest minimum do  Average minimum do  M'e.-m do  Mar 21  22  23  2+  2.".  ::<;  27  AT  TUli  MILL.  Maximum  59  01  01  .'tt.71  ���������I-  12.2S  22.99  Minimum  2fi  27  28  &!  ���������A2  ;>>:>  Average maximum temperature 58.S5  Average minimum do 3J.J-1  Mean do 14.99  Rainfall for the week   .00   inches  Snowfall "        "      .  CORKESeO.VOIKC  WKKK OK  LAST  VKAU  Highest, maximum temperature  Average do do  Lowest minimum do  Average do do  Mean do  59  47.57  22.  27.85  37.71  When you can get a good lot on*the best residential streets  at from $200 to $250 on easy terms of payment.   ;  m    1  ������  ������������������    I   ������  Now, during the quiet months,' you might be building a  * 1        ������������������������  ������������������ m  Gall in and see what we can do for you������  F. H. '.FRENCH        '  Secretary and flanager,  ���������NKtSmiNK  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing' imprint of the home office���������is  a valuable aid to tlie local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  Joyai to his town. e,l Having this, he can (  consistently appeal to the community in  which lie resides to give him their trade.  O  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  First  Class in  Every liespect.   , Commercial  and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys,    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  B  'o     ''Wa  1)  Is tlie best equipped of any office in !Ithe  district, outside of Vernon and the .larger  offices in the Boundary :: ::  aE332rta72SSSESBJS3IJ-E3I  Largest Type Faces,  O  *  ���������Xm   lljj   ^Sp^t).     '-S*^   vtf*"S   *T*t^ft   ������������P%^   /f^T"5*--1  1M1'iffia ^-fflss^   ">l3s������^   ^Jb*"    Jul      NsUiEi.  'hvJP  Nqwj MesiaSy  Foe������  Are the throe essentials to good work:  Lettkr Heads Blt.slvwns Cards  Note Heads Bills of Vauk  Bill Hkails Cor.nucncrAL Fokais  Me?. 1 o ill-: A'j >.s Pam p.j 1 l kts  STATEMENTS POSTERS Vc, >'<:.  *[ Anything from a visiting card to a 'j-  shect"plain and colored exhibition poster.  'f No job too small or none too large for us  ������5-������ for eaeSi l@-2Me.fe ssleefli������Ea#  Send to us at once the factory number of your talking  machine���������no matter what make it is,  and we will send you,  free,  with postage paid, a Handsome Colored Litho of the  Celebrated picture "His Master's Voice"���������well worth framing,  also special catalogue of the New Double Sided Records and  our regular catalogue of more than 3000 Records.  The cost to you will be only a posted card���������we  wiil send you the catalogues free if you simply ask  for them and mention this paper. ' 40  K:2E2.aKESC GKAiW-Q-iraONH CO- ������F CANADA S.IA2F.7TE33,   -   MOJITCKEAK.,  PALACE  Wveru, Feed & Sale stables  iircnr.uY, v��������� c.  <i������  TTE F J P. GO.. Ltd  O-  A good .stock of Morses .-mil Rigs on  H.-md.    1; Orders for Teaming j  promptly attended to. j  STAGE LINE  Stage  daily,   leaving Hedley  8 a. in.  and arriving aLKereinoos at 11. a. in.  connecting   with Pen lie ton   stage  and Great Northern Railway.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  W O O D   J? O li   S A L K!  Phone II.   -   INN IS  BROS.   Proprietor*.  THE  NEW  POTFT  JOHN JACKSOW, Proprietor  Ev(injf.l;iiifi  New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied, with tho Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  'k  i  i  ���������m  1  1  '���������'<"M  js.L  :-|  1  I  m  \  i  li,  lit

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