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 A.NU SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.  No. 13.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, APRIL .11, 1007.  $2.00, in Advance.  11EA1> 'OFFICE. TOUONTO  ESTAni.ISHEI������  1867  B.' E. WALKER, President  -ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10.000,000  Pest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  : Branches throughout Canada, ar.d in  United States and England  BANKING   BY   B1A1L 8s  Business anay bo .transaQted.by.-im.ilv/dfcluany;branch  ���������': of the-Baxk. ,-:Accbu^t3^ayhbe^o:>:.ttQ:ll!and ^deposits  ���������\ made---lor!Awkhdrr^r^:'lpy^.^^l. -fEycry;,a4iexitioii is paid  Hto out-6f-1;������wnliacci>ruxto.  FRUIT-GROWERS  FOREGATHER  W\  Keremeos Fruit-growers As-  i ������ ���������  sociation Have Interesting  Meeting and Discuss  THE   INDUSTRY IN   EARLY DAYS  Similkameen Electors Shown  to be Level-headed in Staying by L. W; Shatford.'  SLOWLY AND SOMETIMES SlELi  Frank Richter Gives Experience of Earliest Efforts at Fruit Growing in the  Similkameen ��������� An   Address  Which  Should Be Preserved in Records of  the  Association.  PentictonTrBraiibh ]] J.'t'M:'.Christie, .^Manager.  WILLIAM: E.; B iMliiTT:  lt.VlUtlSTISK.   SOL1C1TOH.  - NOTARY  I'L'HLKV KTC.  Ottices:  411 Seymour St.  VANCOUVKR,   B. C  CHARLES JK. SHAW  ClA'IL  EXGIN'ISEK.  Dominion   and    Proa-incial:  Land Surausyoh. i  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  HEDLEY,       :       :       :       :       B. G.  R. H. liOGERS,  M.A., D.C.L.  To  the   Party   Leaders   was  Left Largely the Task of  Dealing With It.  OPPOSITION LEADER ACADEMIC  With a Special Client to Defend���������That  Client was Sir Wilfrid Laurier���������The  Socialist Position was Entertainingly Illogical.  SOLIC [TOR, CONVEVANCE R,  NOTARY PUBLIC; ETC.  VEKNON,   B.C.  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIST  (College of Liberal Arts)  Will reiKii-t on geologic conditions in -the  vicinity of Nickel Plate Mine, mid Siniilka-  ���������Theen country generally.  and disinterested reports  Dependable  furnished.  H K I) L K Y.   ������. C .  Grand Union  Hotel ___  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  The Premier opened the.theball in  a quiet and temperate, btitconviheing,  speech of   mi   hour's   duration.      He  went fully into the question of Better  Terms for the province of British Col-  lunihi.-i,   relatinir   the   steps  taken  by.  | him as the��������� representative of the peo-  i pie of this proA-ince at the Conference  j of Premiers at Ottawa, ami giA-ing.his  ! reasons for his Avithdra\val from the  j deliberations of that body, after it had  j become evident that it was useless to  I "hope, for any  measure of fair treatment for British Columbia.     The Premier handled   his   important subject  |    A meeting of -this fruit growers  was  held in Keremeos on the afternoon of  Saturday,   March   28rd.       Rev.   Mr.  Cameron   occupied     the    chair..   Mr.  Richter, the president of  the association,   gave  an   address /detailing his  difficulties    in   connection    Avith    his  first attempt to start   an   orchard an  the   Similkameen   \-alley   years   ago.  The place is 'now "owned and occupied  by Mrs. 15. Loavk and family. * He got  his first   trees   fi-oin New Westminister, and had  to; pack  them  in with  horses from Hope.    Being anxious to  get fruit at as early a date 'as was possible, he ordered four  year  old  trees  from eight to ten feet high;   Think of;  packing such cumbersome things such  a  long distance.     The first night in'  bringing the trees home some of the  horses broke loose and whether or not  that thev had "horse sense"'enough to  know that they were carrying a lot'-of  useless Avood, or horse feed was scarce,  they ate nearly all  the  limbs off the  trees.  In due course they arri\'ecl home  and planted the remnants of the  trees  which were   a   sorry   looking   sight.  When the trees began to  grow Mr. R.  began  to   congratulate himself   that  his troubles were all en'er, but not so.  EA-ery animal on the place  seemed  to  have <-t special spite at these  trees.    If  any of the horses or cattle got  near,  they iimiriably made a  clash at the  trees, eating all they Avanted and then  breaking denvn all  they could.    Even  the hogs when they got. into the ��������� Orchard amused .themserves  by tearing  off a lithe bark they  could from  the  trunks'of the trees; yet the trees made  HALO OTA,  IIIYU CII1C0MIX  Similkameen's District Vote Not Exceeded by That of Any Other Rural  Constituency ��������� Where the Silvery  Tones Come In ��������������������������� Budget Brought  Down���������Premier.Goes to London.  ably and well: the effect of the power- j a, gol}l\ growth the first season.    Th  JflS: CLARKE  Watchmaker  HEDLEY, B. C  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,   Ileal   fet'iito.   Mines  Crown    Grunts   Applied    Kor  Under   Land   Act   anil  Mineral, Act.  Agent for:  London &  Lancashire l-'ire Ins. Co.  Ck-cim Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  ful arguments he; adduced in faA'or of  his resolution and in support of Better  Terms being evident when the leader  of the Opposition, Mr. J. A. Macdon-  ald, of Roesland, rose to reply.  As previously outlined in this correspondence, Mr. Macdonalcl was on the  horns of a dilemma,-and at a, loss to  find his way out of the difficulty into  which his own political duplicity had  led him.  He produced a resolution of his own,  which, for practical purposes, coilsist-s  of two parts.      The first clause���������possibly interesting, even soothing,  to  Sir.  Wilfrid   Laurier,   but haying no con--  ccivable  bearing  on  tlit*  question  of  British    Columbia's   right   to   better  terms���������was  that   the.   House  had   no  confidence   ill   the   Hon.   Richard   McBride.    Tlie second clause, presumably  i by way of condemning the first,  en-  ;dorsed   the   Hon.   Richard   Mcllride's  action  at  the  conference of premiers  . by reiterating his  .statement made on  ; that occasion,   to the effect  that  one  ��������� hundred   thousand  dollars a year for  ; ten   years  was  not enough for British  ! Columbia.  '    Taken  altogether,   it was a most re-'  niai-kable   resolution   to  offer   to   the  House, as an  amendment;    and Mr.  ��������� .Macdonald seemed  to have some dim  i ....  | consciousness ot the tact, tor he labor*  ed over it for an houi%  Avith  the. only  next spring as Mr.  Richter  was  pass-  sing through the orchard he noticed a.  couple of trees had toppled  over,  and j , . ,  1 ...       .. ' '.        ,   .-   .    .      clraAVing to a close,  upon  examination  he found  it to be -  the Avork  of gophers  that had eaten  (Special to the Gazette.)  The member for Similkaineciii /. is  wearing a happy face at present. This  is accounted for from the fact that the  estimates have been-.'.brought down to  the House. As compared with other  constituencies certainly Similkameen  should be satisfied. But L. W. Shatford, always .alive to the interests of  his own riding, contends that he should  have more. He "may therefore he expected to put up a hard fight against  any reductions as far as his district is  concerned. Only one other constituency has received the same appropriation for roads, &c.,; as Similkameen.  This is Price Ellison's .'riding of Okanagan. : Mr. Ellison's long experience in  these matters: has made.him a master  in the .art of glutting good; appropriations,, but he '���������e'ven-'has a kickepiniiig-  on the member for Similkainecufor he  points tci'/the fact that Mr. Shatford  has succeeded in the general estimates  in securing \'arious special grants fluids district which conies nearly equalling the general appropriation.  The general appropriation for public  Avorks in. Similkameen is $25,000. In  addition to that, there is a grant for  the Twenty^niile. creek road of $10,000.  and assistance to the Bear creek road  of $2,000. OA'er and above this from  the grant, of $120,800 for bridge,*  throughout the province Mr. Shatford  expects to get a fair share.  Some of the other niemliers are disposed to regard Mr. Shatford's grants  with envy, but the member for Shnil-  kameen points to the fact that it is by  far the most important portion of the  province at the present time;���������the appropriations show that he has convinced'-the GoA'ernment of-this fact.  The. session may iioav be said to lie  The coming week  avill afford the Opposition members a  chance; to debate the. policy of   the  That  is the Way the  Track  is Advancing on the  V. V. & E. ���������:���������'  STEEL   PROBABLY  AT   BOUNDARY  Conflicting --Reports���������Long Detour From  Nighthawk���������AH Material to Hand  for This Side ��������� A Race Against  High Water���������Ballasting Completed  to   Nighthawk.  the roots  completely oft a   number of i ,, ,   .      ,. .        .,        ...  '      , ' ,_    .. i Government m  discussing the, estun  the trees so that when a  person   took  OLIVER & GLADDENr-uor *..������.������.���������������~  i    Mr. A. E. Mi-Phillips followed with  . a .lengthy and  able, speech,  of  Avhich  Civil &   Mining   Engineers j space forbids your correspondent to do  more than give; a brief excerpt.    This  -:o:-  TWINE������ eind  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY. B.C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headciuarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates 'Moderate.  A.   Haunkh, Prop. Pl-.N-TICTON. M.Ct  hold of the top he could  lift it  right  out of the ground.   Yet notwithstanding all those troubles  the  major part  of the trees grew well and for a great  many years have produced.large crops  of excellent fruit.     Mrs. Lowe's Baldwin apples have earned a A-ery em-iahle  reputation, many people believing that  they   cannot   be   excelled   elsewhere;  Mr.   Richter's next  attempt   was on  what is known as the  Lower Ranch,  in Richter's pass,  where Mr. and Mrs.  Kdwar'd Richter now live.    Here  his  great trouble  lay in   the  unfavorable;  predictions   of   his   friends,   who   all  seemed determined to make Mr. Richter believe that he was only   throwing  time anil money away planting an ore-hard   on   such .'��������� gravelly   and   stony  ground.   "But in spite  of all the '��������� blue  ruin"  as seen   by his  friends,   lie kept |  right on.    The o'rehard,   then planted,  although on   very stony ground,   has I  been a'great success and is   producing!  cA'ery   year an  abundance of very line ;  fruit", being especially Avell colored, the;  reason   for  the high  coloring in   Mr.  Richter's  opinion   being so much lime  in the soil.  His last venture AvasAvhere  he iioav lives.   Every person who visits  this orchard can'see at a glance that it  is controlled by a master hand,  and if  the visitor be lucky enough to be there  .when the fruit is ripe he eran get Avhat  may perhaps  not be equalled on the  continent of North America,   that  is,  the excellence cif Mr. Richter's Early  Crawfoul peaches.   Although this Avas  Mr. Richter's first appearance before a  public audience, he. made.a Airry interesting and  entertaining address,  and  everybody Avas pleased.  Mr. Stoess,   the  provincial land surveyor, gave an address on   irrigation,  which   was  listened  to Avith great attention   by all   present.--   Irrigation,  .     ,T        ..    ..     XT      ��������� !v"   being a very important factor in grow-  Otitn.no, Nova. Se-otia, New Brunswic^k -j,-|ff fa ki]lds (,f plants in the Siniilka-  and Quebec entered  Confederation, it ineen,   Avas a very opportune-subject,  give; a  deals with a Arery strong and remarkable point scored by the member for  the Islands in support of British Columbia's fight for better- terms. , This  is  that,   Avhile  in   the terms in Avhich  is expressly stipulated there, Avith respect to the financial conditions, that  "this shall be in full and final settlement " of all claims, no such-clause  appears   in   the   terms   under Avhich  Conclnilcd on Page Knur.  and Mr. Stoess deserves the thanks of  everybody in. the farming line for his  Avelf prepared and able; address.  A number of matters Ave re discussed  in one of which a .committee was appointed to enquire into the advisability  of holding a summer.or fall.exhibition  in Keremeos this season.  ates.  They will not be able; to say that the  public works and the roads arc; being  starved hoAveA'er as in past years, the  Government   haA'ing   made   generous  appropriations this year.  :  The   budget  speech of   Hon. R. G.  Tatlow was a brief one this year.    He  however gave ample evidence that the  GoA'ernment was prepared to grapple  with great questions affecting the Avel-  fare of the province  in a business like  way.    The fact   that $2T>,000 was set  aside for fighting   forest   fires   was   a  proof that the; Government was  keenly alive to the importance  of preserving for economic uses the vast   timber  resources of B. C.    Quoting from statistics submitted at the Forestry  Convention he  showed that there  was estimated   to   be  about   2tS0,(KK)   square  miles of timber in   B. C.     Since   Confederation it was estimated   that not  more than .'W0 square miles   had  been  cut.    The great destruction of the forests was therefore  to   be;   feared  fiom  fires and not from commercial cutting.  The public debt   had   been reduced  by $2W5,fv5H.    With  an  estimated re-  Aenue of $8,286,470,   the .Minister   of  The V. V. & E. rails are constantly  making their way up the Similkameen  but the track-laying and ballasting  gangs are the only forces at work.  At the end of last week a Gazette  representative took a trip to Night-  hawk, which has become, the temporary headquarters of the V.Y". A:E sleei  gang, although the end of the track  was variously stated to be. from six to  eight miles further on towards Hedley.  To correct a misapprehension, it may  he explained that the wagon road to  NighthaAvk does not follow the river,  but cuts across the; foot-hills through  apportion of boundary .pass,- while the  railway folloAviug the friA-er makes an  immense horseshoe detour around  high mountains and is not-yisible from  the Avagoii road at any ��������� -point between  'NighthaAA'k and the hill above; Moyes*.  Tliiis a distance Of five/miles by wagon  road requires a distance of about thir-  ���������teen miles of railway track to reach a  point opposite Moves' on the Similkameen river.  The track-layer on Saturday night.  0th inst., had reached' the. Mountain  Sheep mineral claim. Avhich Frank  Richter, who knows that countrv perhaps better than any man in the-district on either side of the line, estimates  it to be about 1 8-1 miles below the  boundary line. At Nighthawk it av������is  claimed that the track-layers' were  making a mile a day, and if this be so  they should therefore reach the boundary line on Monday night. At the  boundary a. station to be known as  Chepaco Av-ill be located, and there the  yawttracks\Avould have to be put in to  accommodate the Canadian steel Avith  Avhich all the track on   this side of the  line is to  be. laid, before any further  progress northward is made;.  From-,"Chepac<������ there is clear sailing  until the bridge at Armstrong's is  reached, and here the most serious  hold-up.will occur, for, in addition to  the bridge spans, a long trestle on piles  Avill have to be; constructed, making a  Avooden structure said to be about 1000  feet long. On Friday last, Mr. L. M.  Hale, C. 13., and his assistant, E. Wiseman, began work on this bridge, pegging out the ground for the piles and  abutments. This bridge is practically  the crux of the Avhole situation so fai  as the time required for completion of  the track into Keremeos is concerned.  Estimation of the time required to  build the bridge is rendered difficult  because'of one uncertain factor, and  that is the behavior of the Similkameen river, and those who know it  best are least disposed to answer for  Avhat it will do. Should the high Avat-  er hold off long enough to enable them  to complete; the bridge all may yet be  well. Fortunately there will be no  occasion to wait for material to put in  the spans, for this is said to be already  in the yards at Oroville, but not a pile  of this has yet been dm'en and even  the pile timber has to be> brought in by  rail. A lower bridge down the track  oA-er a creek from Palmer lake is still  accommodating the work trains on  false-AVork, the span timber not having  Finance expects to spend it all  and a [.arm-ed tci enable^ them to complete it.  surplus of about $(50,700 left OA'e.r after \ Concluded on Pa ye I-'our.  the supplementary of   last   year Avas  provided for.  The Minister of Finance Avas given  a very hearty reception on rising to  speak, and sat down amidst applause*  Then; .seems to be general satisfaction felt that the premier has decided  to go to Loudon to press the; claim of  B. C. for better terms upon the Imperial authorities Avhen the amendment  to the B. N. A. Act proposed by Sir  Wilfrid Laurier comes up. The Oppo-.  sitiou though undoubtedly taken by  surprise when they learned that he  was to take; this course never offered ii  single objection to or criticism of tlie  decision. After the strenuous fight  which the premier put up at Ottawa,  it is generally conceded that the proper thing for him to do is to proceed  to London and show that B. C. is determined in this matter.  In order to allow him to get away  early this Aveek, the; business of the  session will be pushed foi-Avard as  quickly iis possible.  The; Opposition present a sorry spectacle this session. With nothing to  find fault Avith it requires considerable  ingenuity to .formulate reasons Avhy  they should vote against government  measures. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   APRIL   11,    1007.  ���������be tbcdlcv (Bazctfe  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hkih.kv Ga/k/itk  I'KlNTINCi AND I 'Clll.lsll I XH ClIUIMNV.  LlMtTKIi.   111.   Hl-dlcy.   K. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  !'<: Vc.u-   Six  Month"*...  .?'.'. IK-)  .  1.00  Advertising Rates  .AlofiMii-cmcMtt. IU lines to the Inch  from Toronto. Dr. Driminiond was  every inch a Canadian. His earliest  literary contributions appeared anonymously in Montreal papers and magazines, where " M'sieu Smit," "Mon  Chrvnl Castor" and "The Wreck of  the Julie Plantc" discovered to the  world a new vein of humor and set the  public laughing; but a masterly address at a medical banquet in  Chicago  Land I  FOSTER'S WEATHER BULLETIN,  Supplementary  Forecast of Weather for '  April.   .  "INptfccs-t'iH-iine-atcse.finiproveiiienl. etc. [ jn t|H. late eighties where he replied to  !$7.(Ht tor (in-day notices, and Sa.lKi for IHl-elay n - ,  "tli-fs. I the toast "Canada." introduced to the  Transient Advertisements ��������� no!  uxiTvcltiiir one; i -    ���������  Inch. Si.en for one insertion, -J.l cents fori Canadian people the man Di-iimmond,  e-iich subsequent Insertion.   Over one Inch. !  10 cents net- line for llrst insertion anil ft land   when   " I he; Habitant    collection  cents nor line' for each siibsceiiiont Insert Ion. i        ,.   ,  Trap.slcius payable in advance. j of dialect verse-appeared over his own  Contract Advertisements-One; inch per month, i .    , .      , ...i       i ,       ,���������  ,,  Sl.-Al: over 1 inch anil up t<������ I im-hes. *l.oo \ name Ins place m the  hearts of  Cana- | (,].1)  st.,t(,s   j8i  per inch pormnnth. To i:oiistunf advertisers f  ,.   ..      ...        ...     , .   , .. .     ,        ������������������     ;.''''���������' .....  :.-ilcinK larjrer space thiiii four Inches, on idian.>   was   firmly   established.      I he,     Low temperatures will .prevail  dur-  aipplication, rates will be u'b'<������i of reduced '  e-lmi-tfcs, bused on si::i: of space anil length  (Copyrighted 1907 by A\\ T. Foster.) j  AVashington, D. C, April 8.��������� Last j  bulletin gave forecasts of disturbance'  to cross continent 7 to 1,1,, warm wave  6 to 10, cool Avave 0 to HI. Next disturbance will reach Pacific coast about  11, cross west of Rockies country hy  close; of 12. great central valleys 18 to  15, eastern states 10. Warm wave will  cross west of Rockies about 11, great  central \-alleys 18, eastern states 16.  Cool wave- will cross west of Rockies  about 1-1, great central valleys 16, east-  "icliolarlv introduction to   the   " Habi-  ,"' 'l".,c''       ..,,,,��������� , -...J taut," written in .French by Frechette,  Advertisements will he cbaiiKed once every ��������� ' . - |     ������.*������.,  mouth if advertiser desires. wU'hcuit. any extra j tll   |;u,m,tl. ���������f   French   Canada,   pays  ehm-jre. For changes oltencr than oiice-n month '   '    '  the  price of composition  will  he chained at h,;m ., -just and eloquent tribute in pas-  rujfiilar rates. ���������' ' '  Changes for contract ad vealiseiiioiits;should ; ving- over  to   Driiinniond   the   honor  be in the ollice by noon on Tuesday to secure '  attention for that week's issue.  A   A1EGRAAV,  JVlanaKinK h'ditor.  1 ] ; j chette as  "the  pathfinder of a   new  ' ! land of sung."    One  or two enntrihu-  which-was giA'en   to   himself by Long-  j fellow,   who   had   characterized   Fre-  ing the week covered  by this disturb-  r'llll  Last eiiuir.  all  N'civ Moon  1:2th  - irst nuar,  Ltltll.  KKV  APRIL  1907  I Sun, Mon. Tues. Wed. Tlui. Fri. Sat.  i  1  2  '���������">  4  .">  0  S  0  10  n  .12  18  .1-1-  I;")  .10  17  IS  19  20  21  22  28  21  25  2ft  27  ' 2S  29  80  ance. and then will come a great high  temperature wave reaching meridian  90 about 20 and followed by a severe  cool wave that will carry frosts unusually for soiithAvaid. The warm wave  expected to leach meridian90 about 14  will be very moderate with very cool  weather preceding and .following it.  First half of April will average very  cool with most rain within a hundred  | tions last  year gave evidence that in j mj,(.K-of a Hni.-clmwn  fnml- Pittsburg  i the new mining field of Cobalt Drum-j to St. Louis; rather dry elscAvhere.  ��������� inond was absorbing local color that'Temperatures Avill be moderately  j would   find  expression  later  on.  and | clianjjfnbic   up to the middle of April  .,    i       ,/-,-!���������       v.       . , ��������� ,  : and then radically changeable,   going  : the loss to Canadian   literature which -        ,, , .    ,       ,. , . .  I i to all kinds  of  weather extremes  m-  would result from his untimely taking i c]lIU;jn,, st.Vere storms.  off would he very great indeed. j     Last  half of April will bring exeep-  ! tionally bad crop weather and farmers  | of in id-latitudes will begin to see why  11 advised them not to sell corn. From  I this to end of crop season crop weather  -V disastrous fire blotted out Granite i w!��������� gmitly fluctuate, sometimes good,  '������������������ ��������� ���������      BANS* 0F  BRITISH mmM AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,660.  UK.VIi OKKlc;-: IN CANADA.  H. .STIKKMAN. (ienerai .Manager  Reserve- $2,238,666.  MONTH KAL  .1. KI,MSLY. Supl. of Urauehes  OANKINU I1A HlAlL--Aee-oiiut.s of parties llvlnjr at. adistance receive our  Kiiueiiil utteiitiiin. Pepositscun la: made t!irniu:'.i ihoniuil. and sinns adeled  theretoand withdrawn at any .line. A Genual Haulciiif; Husinoss Trans-  iictocl.   Jh-alts Issued, payable at. all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,       -       -       L. a. HacMAFFlE, Manager  1  r  J.^ is,  FIRE AT GRANITE CREEK.  Creek on ThursdaAr afternoon and  left j  HO'TEL'-SIMILKflMEEN  :������������������ -.flEDi&y. B. 6.   soinetimes bad.  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  tun; wave will reach meridian 90,  carrying with it strenuous  weather with  the old placer camp a heap of blacken-;    iSoon .,ftei. Apvil KJ a high tempera-  eel ruins.    The only buildings that 'escaped   the    voracious   element    Avere  .lodge Murphy's quarters and the cele-   a nol.tilttl;n f;0ld wave following.   That  bi-ated  Cariboo  House,   now  vacant, j co](, waVe will reach ineridian 90 about  but once the scene of much gaiotv and I  I 1  ! eonvivialtv in the early golden   daws. 1  j April 22, and farmers, florists, gardeners and   the  housekeeper with tender  The   Harriman-Roosevelt   estrange-      The lire originated in the kitchen  of | plants��������� particularly along and  north  ������������������-,,������������������     ,-���������-,��������� .     . ,    ,      ",    F- p- Oook's house caii.se;d by a defec-1 of parallel 40���������should   be on the alert  ment reached an acute stage last week ,.      ,.      ,  ....   ��������� tive stove pipe.    1 he. house  and  store | for frosts,  in the publication of Hari-inian's letter j (m. pnu.Li(.aIIv ()110;  .(I1C,   fell   .,���������   casy | ���������   ,   Hm   t])0l.0ll{Jhly  convinced   that a  to the effect that at Roosevelt's request | prey owing   to   inflammable   building i serious drouth will greatly damage the  he had raised .$200,000 for the Republican campaign fund in New York state.  The President has given it direct denial, and now the public: are disposed to  take sides in the controversy on other  lines than mere party affiliation.  material and contents of store. Nothing was saved. Mr. Cook's loss will  he heavy, as it is understood insurance- was only partial. Mrs. Cook and  children are. staying at "Somerset,"  and Mr.Cook le;fb Princeton yesterday  11101 ning for the scene.  crops in some sections this year, particularly in tlie c-orn belt. I do not  believe, there is as much corn in the  country, as manipulators' reports indicate. The great speculators have complete control of everything that has a.  bearing   on   the  markets  except   the  iSSS^-fi-Tr-  fc#3������e^-,:  THE  LEftDING  tlOT&L  OF  THE SlMlLKflMEEN VflLLEY  This house is new and strictly first .class  in every respect, being equipped' with all  modern conveniences���������e'.eetric light, telephone, baths, etc-.        :  :        Rates moderate.  A. McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  wan Hm,rvxB^rimisx&xmx^3Tsyssssr.-s!srs!st  If Duncan Ross (metaphorically  speaking) hasn't had his panties taken  clown, to allow free access and .ensure  thoroughness in the spanking which  his fellow-Liberals feel is coming to  him owing to the terrible, effects to  the; party which have attended his  break in the House, then poetic justice  no longer obtains in modern day politics, ft was his nasty fling at. Fowler  which brought forth the bomb shell  thai has virtually snuffed out already,  three Ministers of the Crown, for Kni-  merson has already taken to his heels,  Hyman has suffered relapse and Sir  Fred B. is on the lookout for a ground  hog hole. Duncan is 'Teiifant terrible."  The Granite Creek hotel,  invnod   by I weather   and   they    even   annul   the  C. deBarro is a. total   loss,   the   furni-j natural Aveather effects.  ture .-Mid supplies being partially saved, j "** :   It is  understood  he  will  temporarily j THE  NEW TELEPHONE   POLES.  occupA' the Cariboo  House.���������Similka-1  * - 1  -���������  meen Star.  Kerenieos New Townsite  FAIRVIEW   NOTES.  j Contractors are Finishing the Stunts Be-  ! tween Penticton and Kamloops,  ] Via   Similkameen.  Danger of further labor trouble in  the Alberta, coal fields is imminent. It  was most unfortunate that the operators represented by G. G. S. Lindsay  showed their hand for a reduction of  the wage scale below that which was  made the basis of the agreement of  1901. Such a desire on their part was  bound to create distrust and arouse  resentment, and those are; the conditions out of which labor strikes grow.  The  Lcmiciix bill was intended to pre-  Mrs. McKay who has been running  the Stemwinder Boarding House cut  her finger last week, and through neglect blood-poison ensued. Dr. White  was summoned in from Penticton and  operated on the hand, which it is  hoped will now rec.-OA'er from the mishap. Mrs. McKay has moved to Oroville for medical attention in the hospital.  W. T. Shatford and Dr. White  came in from Penticton and rode  around the boundaries of the Land  Company's estate at this end of the  valley Avith a amow to determine the.  course of future operations in regard  to its development. TheyAvere pleased  with the look of things and returned  to headquarters at Penticton.  There is quite a lot of travel now-a-  days, as the result of the stage connection Avitli Oroville. and Mine Most  Jones smiles bcnigntA".  What is expected to improve materially the telephone: service, is the conclusion of the Department of Interior  to string all the Avire on poles instead  of using trees. Although the appropriation to make this change was pro-  A'ided in the early part of 1900, the  contracts Avere. not let in time to enable  contractors to complete their work before the snows of 1907 overtook them.  This spring, however, they have resumed work and some have already  finished.  The contractors for various sections  are as follows : From Granite Creek  to Bromley's. .7. H. Bromley: from  Bromley's to Bradshow's, John Knud-  son : from Bradshaw's to Keremeos,  H. Twceldle;; from Keremeos to Fair-  view, \Y. '.Dairympie : from Fairview  to Penticton, W. B. Kinc: from Granite Creek to Tliynne's, Jno. Amherty;  Now On the Market.  The V. V. & E. Railway Stailmi will be in the  centre  of  the  town.  Now is the time to get your lot-,  train   conies  up   the   valley.  Choice .1, 2 ami 8 ac-i-i- lots a!! ;>:-"iind   town site  The 10 acre Fruit lots are M'oliij; fast.    Just a. few  Now is the time to douhie vo,,r moucv.  bei'01 e- the first  p-fiind  lef!  r-'or  V\l\\   i'anie-.iliU-s A:'���������;���������:..-  '. i  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  ArmsrrouL-. :vi,-.:;aK'.;  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  No Need  ^o  matter   which   way  Klection went.      Fen  tlu  x  X  ������  X  I  i  i  i  I  *  *  K  x  x  x  X  *;  x  x  X  K  x  X  X  *  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  a?  Prime Roasts,, Steaks and Chops  See  our stock  of line  fresh   meats.  Beef,   Pork  and   Mutton   nlwaA's in stock.  HI SI I FOR TlIK  LENTEN SKA.SON.  Cawston & Edmond  The; railroad construction camps  having been moved from Oroyille to  Nighthawk, the former town has  less  vent strikes,   but later interpretations i nocturnal peripatetics  than   formerly,  of  its  provisions  look as if it will fall j     Fd. Stone,   who decided   that  after  considerably short of that. The bill is  deficient in machinery to compel either  side of the dispute to submit to the  rulings of outside; disinterested parties,  and all that it can be guaranteed to  accomplish is to delay the commencement of the strike for a term of thirty  da vs.  Lovers of Canadian literature learned with deep regret the stroke of paralysis which befel Dr. Drunmiond, the  author of the Habitant, Johnny Cor-  teau and other writings. He was  stricken in the new mining field of  Cobalt, where he had gone to look after mining properties in which he and  his brothers Avere interested. The attack Avas believed to be most serious,  and expert medical assistance Avas sent  all the Okanagan is bettor than "back  east has bought a fine team of young  horses and will start in clearing up  his pre-emption at once.  Mrs. Allen and family moved in  town from Loomis to be near her husband avIio is employed at the Stem-  winder  mine.  F. B. Boone; sustained a painful injury to his finger the other day hy  dropping a piece of heavy plank on  the end of it and bursting the skin.  "Pa" had it dresseeda.iid then recovered sufficient presence of mind to say  Avhat was being Availed for,���������"Doggone it."  Work is going fast at the Sti-m-  Avinder, and connection Avas made ���������������-  tween the 200 foot level and the 11 w  shaft on Saturday.  J. P. McCuddy is started on a trip  to Oregon after horses,  so it is said.  FOR SALE.  County Court of Yale.  bout, 10  'arniiui &  CMTTING.S of the County Court of Vale will  *-* be held as follows, viz: At the Court  House, Princeton, H. C. on Friday. April -.'(ith.  1!K)7 ; anelab Fraternity Mall, Medley, on Mem-  day, April aith. at 11 o'clock in the forenoon of  each day.   Hy command,  I-IL'GH   ML'NTEH.  il-td Registrar County Court.  A Qt'ANTITV of ifood hay: also a  I ���������**��������� tons of choice potatoes of the Ca  : Koe.'liest'ei- Hose variety.  .IOI1.N M. THOMAS,  Oknnngnn Falls,  l(i-:i  ir^<������%������'*^<cftVfc^^;������fc,*w<iiV4fe?(������.������  THE  from   Thynne's   to  Aspen   Grove,    J. Ir^**,*^*****^^^  Alunro.    The contracts  included sup- j -    plying  the   poles,   digging  the  post-  holes,  erecting tho poles  and putting  on the brackets.      Harry Tweddle fiu-  ishi'd his work on Saturday last as the  frost ha.-   been out in   this  section  of  the   valley   for  several   weeks,   which  enabled   him to proceed Avith  digging  the post-holes.   Bromley and Kntidson  will resume Avork eai   theirs this Aveok.  Owing to tlie snow on the summit, W.  Dalrymple  will be: allowed extra time  for the completion of his.   W. B. Hine  is now at work  on   his  section.   The  inspector of work is D. Carmichael, of  Fairview.  In changing from the trees to the  poles it is said to be the intention to  avoid, as far as possible, any interference with the service. To do this, new  wire Avill be strung on the poles for a  mile; or so paralleling the old, and the  connection made at the end, after  Avhich the. section strung on the: trees  will be taken off and Avound up and  used for the next section of poles.  While: the line is strung on trees it  seems most difficult to keep in Avorking  order, as the line is frequently lying  on the ground.  a"  X  X  IX  .t>  ���������X  i  X  X  X  X  :X  'X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X   X  A limited number of lots in Richter's 1 X  townsite at Keremeos Centre are: now ! x  County Court of Yale.  A SITTING of the County Court-of Vale will  ���������"��������� be held at Fairview, HA'., on Wednesday,  the 1st day of May, 11107, at the hour of 11 o'clock  in the forenoon.   Hy commune',  .IAS. H. BHOWN.  11-tel Registrar County Court.  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :       and bar.       :   :   :   :  on the market. Corner lots, $100 ; inside lots, $12a. Terms. T. W. Ccilk-  man, Agent.  All the wants of the travelling  public   carefully   attended    to.  I  i  X  X  X  %  *  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   -4.PBIL 11,   1807.  ^SV  REV ELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by culling-Phone 12.  Town and District.  ltoljt. Stevenson is said to have sold  .some, of his mining property to Spokane parities-for $14^000. '  The .annual meeting of the conservative, local association, some, more Ker-  enieos notes and other matter held  over.' --        ���������'���������'.'  John Nicol who is under arrest at  Penticton for the murder of Zimmerman, Avas lirought up on Saturday  last and further remanded for a week.  Cattle'from the lower Similkaineen  are beginning to move up the river to  the ranges above Princeton. . W. Daly  and Harry Allison took up a bunch  belonging to Mrs, Daly on Monday. ',..;  The contractors on the Oregon were  not long in getting up living quarters,  and everything is now in ship shape  to go, on Avith the work. On Monday  Tom Finn came in on Rover's stage to  sharpen the steel, and if things don't  hum in that tunnel it Avill not be. the  fault of the gang.  One of the construction trains of  the V. V: & E. was wrecked ,:oii.^Sunday morning between Nighthawk and  .OroA'iile." The train ran into a. ruck-  slide,'arid tlii: engineer and fireman  jumped, bbtlv sustaining injuries. The  engineer Ava's taken out to Spokane.  The- engine had its driving wheels  smashed. ��������� t* ���������'���������-.'���������",'  Dr. MeEwiii) returned to Keremeos  X  I HOT EL  HEDLEY  x  x  I  .*  I  X  :i  'i  .x  I  s  X  ������  X  X  %  *  X  X  ;  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  K  K  :S  -I-  X  X  K  x  X  K  x  I  $  X  X  K  x  x  X  X  I  *      .     -. S  Under   New   Management  THE BEST PROVIDED  IN KITCHEN AND BAR  AND BVERY CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT OF PATRONS.  at the end of last Aveek from Winnipeg Avhere>he had been called-by the  serious illness of his brother. The Dr.  is looking better than any.-'of his Similkameen friends ever saw him before. He Aveighs heavier than'he over  did in his life, and is particularly fit.  He expects to be in Hedley in ii.few  days. '���������;..-'"  A comfortable, home-like" --stopping  place for travellers in the lower Similkaineen is the RiA'erside: house,  kept by A Moves. ���������-where the meals  are always tasty and appetising, and  guests  GIBBON   and  Mcdonald  Proprietors  SEEDS, TREES,  PLANTS  for the farm, garden, lawn, boulevard or conservatory. Acclimated  stock. Oldest established nursery  on the Mainland.  NO Seedless Apples  NO Pitless Plums  NO Cobless Corn  Just old, reliable, approved A'ar-  ieties at reasonable prices.   We do  do not even supply any  kings or  presidents just    the     common  British Columbian is good enough  for our trade.  Bee Supplies. Sphav Pumps,  Spraying M ate h i a l, G- ree n-  house Plants, Cut Floaveks.  We do business on our own  grounds���������have no rent to pay, and  and arc: prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before, you  place your order.  Catalogue Kit'RK.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.  Tenders Wanted.  THE UNDERSIGNED will receive tenders  up to April 27th for cleaning up and fencing the grounds at the new school-house; and  also digging ditch for the water pipe:,  S. L. SMITH.  12-tel Secy. School Hoard.  are. always sure of a.; good,  night's rest. The Riverside house; is  on the bank of the Similkaineen,  where the wagon road leaves the valley for Osoyoos and for Nighthawk.  On Tuesday night the generator in  the Daly Reduction-Co's power house  Ava-s started and tcmnnspeople Avere delighted to have the electric light again  which has been shut off since the first  week in January. The Avarni wave of  Monday and Tuesday increased the  head of water sufficiently to permit  of starting the generator but it will  have to gain considerably yet to run  all .the Avorks.  Mr. J. H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V. V. E., Avas in town on Tuesday night on his way up to Allison to  consult Avith engineer Milliken. Mr.  Kennedy Avas not prepared to set any  date for the opening of construction  work north of Keremeos. He avus evidently more engrossed Avith the grav-  ity of the situation attending the completion of the Avork at the Armstrong  bridge, and preventing the loss of considerable grade that is in danger now.  Although Dr. Higginbotham, dentist, has been at Avork a. little. OA'er a  Aveek since his illness, it Avas not until the. last day or so that he began to  look anything like himself or feel fit  for his work. The attack of pneumonia Avhich he had Avas a stwere one,  and he was fortunate in Aveathering it  as Avell as he did. Fortunately for  him he Avas Avhere he could obtain  medical attendance, and have the advantage of a professional trained  nurse during a couple of Aveeks of the  most critical stage of the illness or the  chances Avould have been very much  against him. While he is to be congratulated on his recovery, the fact  remains that a man who has been  through such an experience is apt to  feel that he has been up against a  piece of \'ery hard luck.  Duncan Woods has sold his Woodlands tenvnsite property to a Winnipeg company, Avhich proposes to erect  ; a summer hotel, and after grading  I streets and effecting other improve  incuts, to place it on the market.  Woodlands comprises a beautiful flat,  situated on Okanagan Lake, about  three miles from Suinnierla.nd. Adjoining the; toAvnsite, Avhich includes  about 00 acres, Mr, . Woods has sonic  200 acres of first-class fruit land,  plentifully supplied Avith Avater from  Trout Creek, on which he holds tho  first record. This fertile tract is very  similar in its main features to tho  adjacent Brown and Gartrell ranches  which produced the prize fruit of  Suuunerland. It Avill be placed on  the market in five and ten acre  blocks. Mr. Woods informs us that  as soon as he can dispose of his horticultural   holdings,   he   Avlil    de.A-oto  .Tell this to the young man  in  love,  he who is in  such  haste to Aved: His  lady lerve, his angel of light, Avinsome,  dainty andiissome, requires just eight  -times her  Aveight,   or   one   thousand  pounds of grub a   year to   keep   her  boiler going. ���������Elbert Hubbard       '  ���������-Other -papers  from  Avhich the Gazette copied the item that the V. V. <fc j  E. had sued   the  C. P. R.   in  connec- j  tion witli the right of way fracas in '  October 1005,, Avere in error.   The V.V. \  &, E. were: defendants in   the' case-  in- !  stead of plaintiffs;    The C. P. II.   were j  given judgment "for  $500   instead   of!  $10,000,   but   the     judgment   carried  costs. .."'���������-.���������-.'  Jas. Clarke, jeweller, w-ent to Penticton last Aveek to look after the stock  and business of the late jeweller Zimmerman who Avas murdered there last-  January. It is hoped,that Mr. Clarke  has not concluded to leave Hedley for  good, for he Avas a good citizen, independent, broad-minded and an ardent  hook .lover, -which made him excellent  company for those of literary inclina-  tiohs, or those who' interested themselves in public affairs. [Later-^-Mr.  Clarke has returned and will stay avith  Hedley.],.,-,,        ,..���������/";- ���������"' "." :.'"."���������  The editor of the Gazette is in receipt of invitation- and complimentary  tickets to the first annual banquet of  the British Columbia Bruce Old Boys'  Association at Vancouver, to tie held  at the Badminton hotel on the 12th  inst, and is pleased to acknowledge  Avith heartiest thanks the honor clone  in the invitation. When railway con-  nection,in the Similkaineen shall have  become an accomplished fact and a  trip to the coast is less of a. pilgrimage, these functions may he taken ad-.  Arantage of.  J. F. Royer is said to have disposed  of his stage and livery interests in  Washington state and Avill deA'Ote his  attention for this summer to forwarding passengers tip the Similkaineen.  He expects the. section .of the V. V. <fc  E. between Oroville and NighthaAvk  to be turned over to the operating department of the G. N. R. in a few-  weeks and the. inaugurating of a. train  service to Nighthawk, and will make  his headquarters either at NighthaAvk  or Iverenieos. The stage missed the  trip to Hedley on Friday last.  The illness of Theodore Morrison,  referred to in last issue, terminated in  his death on Wednesday evening of  last week. A complication of ailments  grippe, stomach trouble, inflammatory  rheumatism and a weak heart Avere  all AVorking against him. A sad feature of the affair is the fact that A'ery  little appears to haA-e been learned of  his friends. The Daly Reduction Co.  did all they could by wire on Thursday and Friday to locate his friends,  but were unsuccessful, and he Avas  buried on Friday afternoon. He had  been a member of the machinist union  in Vancouver for a. short time, but  they had not learned from him any  definite particulars as to his family,  although it was stated that his home.  Avas in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  Richter's townsite at Keremeos  Centre is now on the: market. Good  openings for all kinds of business. T.  W. Coleman. Agent.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������<������*  'I A comfortable,   easy,   good-wearing  Shoe means satisfaction to tlie wearer.  *f That's what you get when yon buy  _____ .__'  the- ������������������ ,  i  44  **  t  x  ���������  I  " The  Perfect  Shoe  for  Men  and  Women."  |UB SHOE BUSINESS has  been steadily growing since we  commenced to sell ���������''Walk-  Overs " for men, and we have  now added a few lines of Women's   "Walk--  :: :: :: Ovkrs." :: :: ::  ���������  X  ���������  X  ���������  ���������  Our  Spring  Stock  Has Just,  ..       Arrived.  SHATFORDS LIMITED  Stores at FAIRVIEW and HEDLEY  X  X  ���������  ���������  \  1  ���������  ���������  x  ���������  1  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  ���������  METEOROLOGICAL.  Mat-  Apr  The following are the readings sIioav-  ing temperature, etc., for the Aveek  ending April. 0th :  at the mine.  Maximum   Minimum  44 30  40 28  30   ..     22  38 15  37 .. 17  38 ..     12  3S.  ..    10  AA'erage maximum temperature 3S.71  AA-erage minimum do 20.  Mean temperature 20.35  Snowfall for the Aveek   5.5    inches  coKKKsro.vDi.ve.- wkek oi.- last vhak  Highest maximum temperature 57  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE (Sb REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  31  1  2  o  ���������1  5  0  AA'erage maximum do  LoAvest niinimuni do  Average minimum do  Mean do  at  Mar 31  Apr    1  3  4  5  0  THE MILL.  Maximum  55  50  50  -IS  -19  -IS  10  ���������IS.  15.  27.  37.50  .Minimum  25  25  25  31  20  "      22  27  himself exclusively to  11011 News.  niining.  ' er-  Average maximum temperature -19.85  AA'erage minimum do 20.2S  Mean " do 3S.00  SnoAvfall for Aveek   .0   ins., rain  .07  CORUKSrONDIN'C;  AVKKIC  OK  LAST  VHAK  Highest ma.xi1.11um temperature 73  AArerage do do 00.14  Lowest minimum do 28.  AA'erage do do 33.71  Mean do 19.92  ������  ������  Stilenfit,  TAILOR-MADE  Clothing  \\TL7E have just received our  Spring  samples of special ordered suitings. ".F We can giATe you just Avhat  you want to suit the hot weather and  dust of this country, in a nice light or  medium Dark Grey A11-avoo1 Flannel,  Fancy Grey Worsted, Scotch Tweeds,  Blue and Black Serge suitings���������avc;  can giA-c you a. nice suit for $25.00.  GUARANTEED   TAILOR ��������� MADE.  "1 Call  and  inspect our samples  at the Men's Furnishings Store !  K. G. SHIER. - ItTe Clothier  ������  ������  m ^HE HEDLEY GA  THE BETTER TERMS DEBATE  Continued from I,mc One  British  Columbia  joined.    The:   inference:,    the   member    for   the    Islands,  pointed   out,   is   that   this   province, {���������  aware   that  its own needs were not so ���������  clearly known to it   as   were   those-  of  the older provinces to their law-gi\'crs,  had refused to he bound at  that  early  date to the hard  and  fast   limitation:  provided for in the eastern provinces.  The   Premier   in   his closing speech,  while paying'the leader of the Opposi-ej-  tioti a compliment upon his  rhetoriea  ch-liverv. justly characterized'the mat- j  ter of his  (Mr. Ma'cdonald's )  remarks |  as purely academic. ' j  In this respect, Mr. iMcBiiele has the ;'  ondorsatioii   of  men  and 'journals' oi  both sides'of politics,  for Mr. Macelon-  ald's  speech''has been universally condemned on- these:   very  grounds.'  The:  speech   of  the   member  for  Rossland  was not the speech of ������ patriot or of a  statesman, advocating   his    country's I  cause,   but the  speech eif a lawyer  do-,'  fending a client���������the client in this case j  beingSir VVilfrid Laurier.    From first:!  to  last  Mr. Macdonald attempted   to-j-  luisrepresent the conference of  Premiers as a sort of final  ce'nn-t of appeal,  thereby  to make; it a! buffer to shield  Sir Wilfrid Laurier''from  public  condemnation on''account of his  attitude  towards British Columbia.   The whole  tenor  of the  remarks of the .leader of.  the  Opposition 'placed' him in the de-4-  grading light of a   man who  spoke  inj  deadly fear of offending Ottawa on the  one  hand' and  the A-oters of BritishS  Columbia on the other.  The attitude of Mr. .J. IT. Hawthorn^  tlnvaite and his Socialist following to  wards Air. AfcBride's resolution presided the comic eleineiit in the evening's.],  debate.      The member for   Nanaimc  expressed  himself as  unable to agiec  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mouii--  tain, on which is situated the famous " Nickel'  Plate;"���������the richest' gold mine in Canada���������and many otherf  promising.mines and prospects. It is the mining and business^  centre of the ��������� ; ; ,$j;-  the new mining district which has already been proA'en, by aj:  small amount of cleA'elopiiient- work, to be one of the richest^  gold, copper and c-oal mining sections of 5'  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed?:  Coast-Kootenay Railway: and Avith the advent of this road,:.  Avhie-h is assured in the near future, it'.will unquestionabry?  become a large and important city, and toAvn lots''will bring!''  .iPRICE OF LOTS...  returns on money invested at the present time.  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....         . .$400 to $600  Other Streets..  .,.-.'.'i . .-..-.';'.'.'���������'; $200..;tO'i-'$400.  ...������ 1 Li lv It lO....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes  For FuirPaHiculars,7V\aps'Etc.,  -APPLY   TO ���������  Avith  the  Premier's  motion   in its en-;  tirety,   although  he  approved of it iii'|j  part, and showed some desire of introducing  a   motion   to  say so and why  Finally he decided that he and his fol- j  lowing would not vote, and according-1 operations elsewjipn: on his railway  ly they didn't. I system  have  beep carried on as they  Mr. Macdonald's amendment having j have   been  here   for the  last twelve  been already  ignoininiously defeated, i months,    where   railway' contractors  HEDLEY, B.C.  Mr. AfcBride's resolution Avas put to  the House, and received the emphatic,  endorsation of twenty voters to nine,  the: Socialists having retired from the  House, and the Only votes against the  resolution being those of such of the  Liberals as had not paired.  SLOWLY AND SOME-  ,   TIMES SURELY  and coast mill-ipen have been doing  win-k and supplying material and acting generally as if they-were .working  for some semi-bankrupt concern that  had to'do business oil a hand-to-mouth  basis, it is no Avonder that occasional  phenomenal slumps in stock should  occur.  Try  tt*w*yi^*w*������*w^^^  The Commercial Hotel  ������������������-���������; ���������     -       Hedley,. B. C.      ���������   Continued from First I'ajfe.  At Nighthawk they are hecoming  alarmed that the water may rise and  carry out this false-AVork before the  spans are completed: and if this lower  bridge: is at this kite date an object for  solicitude, how much more'desperate  must appear the case of the Armstrong  bridge. It is a race between a swift  river and a sIoav crew with odds em  ,the river.  Between    Chepaco   and    Keremeos  stations a distance of  10 miles inter-  A'enes,  and this  is to be   broken   Avith  another station,   to be known as   Del-  lhar, on the loAver boundary of D. Alc-  Curdy's upper ranch.    The: Great Nor- j  them lniA'c; procured tweh'e acres here, J  giving yard room 3,000feet hy 300 feet, !  half the ground being on D. AleCurdy's j  ranch and half on the  Indian reserva-1  tion.   Delimit- is 10 miles from Chepaco j  and 9 from Keremeos. i  So far as grading operations north i  ejf Keremeos is concerned, it seems ex- ;  traordinarv that contractors arc: allowed their own way. With the track  at NighthaAvk'there seems to be nothing to preA'eht'them freighting their  supplies, as the heavy pull over Richter's pass is done away with, and the,.,  roads up the Similkameen valley are;  for the: most part hard, firm and rea-j  sonably smooth. Freight is now being  delivered in Nighthawk by rail, but  contractors avIio are operating Avork  trains charge 40 cents per 100 lbs. for  bringing it from   Oroville,   a distance  "Preventics" Avill promptly check a  cold or the: Grip Avhen taken early or  at the "sneeze stage.'.' -Preventics cure  seated  colds as -well.. Preventics are:  j little candy cold cure tablets,  and Dr.  | Shoop, Racine;,'Wis., Avill gladly mail  you samples and a book on Colds free,  if you Avill write him. The samples  prove their merit. Check early colds  Avith Preventics and stop Pneumonia.  Sold in 5c-. and 25c. boxes, by JOHN  LOVE, Hedlev.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  NOTICE.  THE  NEW  SIXTY 'HAYS after elate I intend to apply tci  the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Luuls and  Works for permission to purchase forty acres'-  (more or less) of la nil in Tp. 51 as-'follows: .;.;  Hounded on the east by.Lot 11)81 Group 1: on-  tho north by Lot :������>!ll Group 1; anil on the south;  west by Lot 216(5 Group 1, Lot 21 s and LotiiUs,-:  reejtiirod for reservoir site.  Dated at Ifairview J}. C, this oth' day of April  A. J). I!K)7.  l.i!) RLCHARDH. PARKIX.SON  Agent for the Stem winder Gold &  Coal Mining Co. Ltd.  NOTICE.  i  '������  X  X  K  x  X  X  t  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  TABLE and' BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.'  Fr ank  B. Mc Arthur,   -   -Manager  f******',*******^**^^  &4  OIXTY DAY.S after elate. I intend to apply  *-* to apply the Chief Commissioner of Lanils  & AN'orks for permission to purchase the following1 deseribeel piece .of land, situated on the  west bank of thoSimilkameen river. Starting  from the S. K. corner of lot -21(i<>. thence running- south 20 chains, thence west 2(1 chains.  thence north 20 chains, thence east 20 chains to  point of commencement, containing1 forty  acres more or less.  ('. K. HA I LEY.  Dated March 18th. '07. 10-18  GEO; KIRBY, ilanager.  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  $  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied Avith the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the:   Table.  of 12 miles. With the grading contractors, however, it is not likely that any  charge would he; made.as it is understood that the railway company Avill  haul their stuff free. To people in this  part of the Similkameen, the delay is  hecoming most exasperating, and no  one pretends to understand how it is  that the: heads of a great corporation  like; the Great Northern Avill allow a,  few contractors' and sub-con tractors to?  dominate the situation and driA'c  Co;iehes-and-four 'through every- pre-v  diction they have made to the public.  It woiild seem pretty nearly thno.that  J. J. Hill   was  asserting himself.      If  Heart ^trengtlf  Heart Strength, or Heart Weakness, means Nerve  Strength, or Nerve Weakness���������nothing more:. Positively, not one weak heurt in n hundred is, in il,,  .self, actually diseased.    It is almost always ������'  hidde-n tiny little nerve thai really is all at fault,-;  ' This obscure nerve���������the C'anliac. or Heart Nerve  ���������simply nereis.-and must have, more power, morel'  Stability;   more    controlling,   more   governing*  strength.   Without that the Heart must continue.:  to fail, and the stomach and kidneys also Imvej:  ' these? same controlling nerves. ;J  ��������� This clearly, pxnliiins why. us a medicine. Djm  ��������� Snoop's Restorative lifts in the past done so much'1;'  for Aveak and. ailing Hearts. Dr. Shoop lirst sought ���������  the cause of all this painful, palpitating, sulTorntJjj  .ing heart distress. Dr. Shoop's Kestorative��������� thisic  popular prescription���������is alone elirecte-d to thes<$  weak and wasting nerve centers. It. buildsln  it.strengthens: it offers real, genuine heart- help. ^  Ifyott would��������� have-strong He-arts, strong digestion, strengthen these Inerves ��������� re-estnblisl>  them as needed, .\ylth  bop^s  The  &A  Is the most progressive, accurate^  widely read mining journal pub/,  lished. It contains every week:  the best articles on mining and.  metallurgy as well as the bes|  news and markets. It is invar|  uable to mine owner and investor!  and is an unparalleled advertising  medium. -;;  Subscription Price S3;00  Foreign 5.00    SEND POR SAMPLE COPT    The MINING WORLl|  1420 Monadnock Block. CHicAGCX.  Everyone should take his local paperlj,?  and, if interested in mining and cafj  afford it. The MINING WORLD as  well. You can get both papers for just  about the price of one. Ask your local  publisher about it fo-day. |:  ������ -  - ; ii''-'  THE' MINING   WORLD  and- THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE  for ONE YEAR for $3.00.  First  Class  in  Every Kespect.      Commercial  and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  P.rinceton 'S-taye  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C  r  PENT ICT ON III VERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  From March 1st,  1SI07, W. K. W^elby's Stage will have  connection with the Great Northern Railway at Oioville.  JOHN LOVE.  When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  Le-.-iA't- Hedley at..  " Keremeos..,  " White Lake  '���������    Fairview  ArriA'e at OroA-ille.  ..(i.m a. m.  .11.^1 a. m.  ..2AM) p. m.  ..-UK) p. m.  ..(5.1)0 p. m.  Return Tuesdavs and Saturdavs  Leave- Oroville at.  "      Fairview...  Arrive at Hedlev.  in.  .:").:*) a.  .8.(10 a. 111.  .0.30 p. in.  Fare from Hedley to Oroville,  Fare from Hedley to Fairview,  ....$8.00  .-..$0.00  IL  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor  A beautiful drive over the best of ronclH.       Kxpi-ess   I   e-c-nts   per  lb.   to   Oi'ovillc.  I-'nst   Stock   and   the   best   of Drivers.       Kxpi-ess  2  cent!,   per  lb. te> Fairview.

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