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 Librarian .   ���������  , ...  Legislative Assembly   mav 10  Apr? i ���������.  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER,  Volume XII.      Number 12.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, APRIL 6,  1916.  <=^pt-    $2.00, In Advance  JflS. CLARKE'  . U/atchmaker  ClOGks and Watches for 5  B. C.  |Tho.mps n i'hoxk sevmouii ffln  MOB. WKSTKHN CANADA  Lmmell Laird & Co. Ltd.  .  Steel Manufacturers  *    Sheffield, Eng.  Alices and Warehouse. 817-03 'lenity Street  ��������� Vancouver, B. C.  I     MINING NOTES   -t  ��������� Northport smelter has just blown in  furnaco number 2, with the prospect  of another in the near future.  tof  A.  F.  &  A. M.  REGULAK monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodf-e No. ili, A. V. & A. M.,  . are hold on the second Friday in  ;h month in fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  ibhren aro cordially invited to attend.  JH..SPRQULE,  ' S. E. HAMILTON  W. M Secretary  L. O. L.  The Reuiilai-    meetings of  .Hedley Lodge 17'4 are held on  tho   first and  third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd and ' Holidays  Jsiting brcthcrn are cordially invited  ���������W. LON'SDALK. "VV. M.  H. KHAN SON, Sco't.  R.  F>.  BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tm.. No. 27 P. O.-Dhawkk 1(50  PENTICTON,       -       -       B. C.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL  ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -    " Princeton  A. J. Becker, who is working the  Apex, near New Denver, reports the  outlook on that property as being encouraging.  ions Fi  It is reported that work will soon be  resumed upon the big gold mine sit  Ciirmi. Considerable mining will be  done in that section this summer.  Another company .is operating near  Flin-'FIon, the Tonopah Mining Company. They are bringing drills'froui  Porcupine, Ont. and like the Hammi'ls  will drill through the sulphides.  There has been a considerable exodus of miners lately from Ainsworth  and Slocan districts to tlie Coe.ur d'  Alenes and Butte, tlie higher bcale  now being paid across the line proving  a strung inducement to tire men.  Balance   Sheet,  Monthly   Subscriptions, .January, February, 191G.  Receipts:  c  Subscriptions   J'roni    Employees   of  the Hedley Gold- Mining Co., and the  Daly   Reduction   Co..  Ltd.   deducted  from pay rolls:  .'January Mine Pay Roll  $250.75  February Mine Pay Roll $216.75  The KALEIDOSCOPE  Rus.-ia will  Manchuria.  build a   railway   across  Trail hnt.pil.-il will lie enlarged to the  tune of $5,000.  Nelson   auto owners   will   form   an  association.  )  Recruits Wanted For  First Canadian  January Mill Pay Roll....  February "   .     '���������    ���������'        $-107.50  ..$17-1.00  ..$103.25  $3137.25  Subscriptions   paid direct   to   Secy-  Treas. by Residents of the To.vn, aiid  Employees of the Hedley Gold Mining  and Daly Reduction Co.:  January :...... .$175.50  February $102.00  VA/alterClayton  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  MONEY TO  LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  ledley Opera House  fl. I. JONES, Manager  |l  large,  commodious  hall for  tlane.es or other entertainment.  Nelson is trying to arrange a big  mining convention to meet in the  "Queen of tho K������otenays" for a week  in the early part of July. Fred Star-  key is bank of it with his eharaeteiis-  tic aggressiveness and the project  ought to i*o.  Prof."Lake devotes nearly a-column  of the Daily News advocating the  search for tungsten. He says: It lies  in tissues in the Cambrian quartzite, a  hard white rock we often meet in  British Columbia lying next upon the  granite series.  $337.50  Hedley   Gold   Mining Co. Subscription, commencing  February, 1910 $200.(10  $1,372.25  Disbursements:       - ;  Feb. 24th.. Remitted-to the Treasui-  er of the Canadian Patriotic Fund,  Victoria, B. C....."...-  $597.00  Feb. 24-th Reimbursed the Daly Reduction Co., for fuliscription collected  in error. $3.25  Balance in   Bank of   British   North  America. .Hedley, 13. C, - --  March 27th., 1910 $772.00  ;reat northern hotel  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  The Princeton Star in an article on  the Copper Mountain proposition, recites that representatives of the big  railway contracting firms have recently heen on the ground sizing up the  situation. The inference is clear, viz:  That some definite action is anticipated in the near future.  X  X  Grand--Union.g  Hotel  X  X  X  X  HEDLEY,  British Columbia $  X  ���������   X  -       %  Rates���������$i.so a Day and Up X  X  %  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands   ���������������  of Liquor and Cigars ������  X   . X   .  x  A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor. *  The diamond drills on the Great  West sulphide mines at P'lin Flon  were put in operation early last week,  and the first core of the drilling was  brought to The Pas on Sunday. Mr.  Hammell, who is. superintending the  work is verv optimistic. The drills  are being worked day and night.  KBgig*stiiati������������tHte������tat*itat������iiiatitiKatttata(ie  =*%  HEDLEY MEAT  MARKET  anas  wi  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  The Merritt Herald is authority for  the following:���������T. Carnow, owner of a  group of eight copper claims located  on Skookum creek ten miles in a  northeasterly direction from Clapper-  ton, has given an option on the property to C. E. Johnson, secretary of the  Aberdeen Mining Company. This property has what is said to be a most excellent showing and Mr. Johnson proposes to have it thoroughly examined  within the next few weeks."  $1,372.25  Town   subscriptions   in arrears   for  month of February  .$19.00  Subscriptions cancelled through subscribers leaving   the Town,   and other  causes ....     . $13.00  C. P. Daitox,   Secy.-Treas.  We have examined the books nf the  Secretary-Treasurer, and find tin-  above statement to be correct.  H. D. Barnes, F. M. Gillespie,  Auditors  Note:���������The balance as shown in  Bank on March 27th., has since been  remitted to the Provincial Treasurer,  Canadian Patriotic Fund, Victoria,  B. C.  C. P. Dalton, Secy.-Treas.  Mike Merrick was in Hope Wednesday fiom his free-milling gold claims  on .the Coquahalla. In order to procure quicker returns Mr. Merrick will  shipper express a ton of his high  grade to Selby. The balance of the  trial shipment of teutons will follow  by freight. These will be forwarded  as soon as K.V.R. work trains commence to operate.���������Hope Review.  Legislation has been introduced in  the House which will prove a boon to  prospectors. It is in the form of a Bill  to provide that when mineral claims  have been forfeited to the Crown for  an (inpayment of dues, the dilinquint  owners instead of having to run very  grave risks of entirely losing their  properties in the event of wealthy  companies buying them in when the  government sells them by tender, will  now be able to lease them at $25.00  per year renewable, with the privilege  of obtaining a Crown.Grant by putting up over due assessments.  Commenting on the government's  contract with the Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co., whereby the latter supplies its zinc output on a basis  of 15 cents per lb., A. E. Hagen, writing in the Vancouver Province, says  the contract "appears to have had the  remarkable effect of regulating the  American zinc market, as immediately this contract was entered into.  American zinc, which has been controlled by German-American firms,  dropped from tho artificially high  prices that it had reached due to the  manipulation of these firms with a  view to holding up the Allied governments in their munition requirements.  The price now hangs around the figure  set for Canadian supplies. The policy  has had the effect of saving the Allies  many millions of dollars in the cost of  munitions."���������Kootenaian.  M.olson wants a giain elevator for  this fulls .activities.  Trail meichains will close up Wednesday afternoons.  Penticton isc-njoying an encouraging development   in the building line.  28,000 pounds of butter if-- the record  of the Salmon Arm Creamery during  eight months of operation.  Province: The sun does not have to  work overtime in order to .-hine on  German colonial possessions.  The railroad connecting Port  Albei-ni and Victoria is expected to  reach completion about June 1st.  Kaslo Women's Institute is making  arrangements to sell 150 cook hooks  which it has compiled and printed, ���������  The Review claims that Suuinierland  leads the province in the number of  packages of   fruit shipped   bv express.  AI. Campbell won the H. B. Sweepstakes dog race at The Pas-, making  the run of 150 miles in 22 boms and IS  minutes.  Bob Green is working to have the  Slocan Pool stocked with rainbow  trout as* well-as the Columbia River  between GasslegaVatul Traill"" ' ^  Steamer Nasookin resumed her regular run on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake Saturday, having been laid  off on account of ice, for months.  Fernie has a poison case with- a  chink as defendant. Now where is our  white B. C? Next to the war this in  the livest question   in the province.  Cecil McCallum, of Grand Forks,  son of Immigration Inspector Pete  McCallum, has gone to Vancouver to  join the 231st Battalion, now forming.  The Leland, in Winnipeg; at one  time one of the finest hotels in the  Northwest, has had to close its doors,  being hard hit bv the recent prohibition enactment. i  On the last day of March, Freddie  Walsh, the world's lightweight champion met defeat at the hands of Benny  Leonard, of New York, in a ten-round  bout in Madison Square Garden.  Socialist-Liberal Wind-Janiber Parker Williams certainly makes some  ridiculous breaks in the House, but  then what can you expect. Wonder  what fool told   him he was a debater?  Ores ton Board of Trade sent some  boxes of Apples to the members of the  house in session at. Victoria. The flavor of the fruit and its keeping qualifies were the cause of much favorable  comment.  Nelson is arranging for a system  whereby the names and memories of  all the men who left for the war, will  be recorded, with photos attached, the  whole to form a concrete memorial of  the men and their deeds.  Germany is disappointed in the efficiency of the much tooted Zeppelins.  She will not build any more. No the  chances grow less from day to day  that she can find excuse or material  for that kind of plaything. The Terrible Turk is a back number, he has  lost his standing. In the field of Mur-  der-kultur Kaiser Bill and little Willie  now occupy and probably will hold the  footlights.  This regiment is now in France having moved across at the latter end of  February, and is engaged in construction work. Before leaving England  tlie regiment leceiveda great supply  of tools and equipment for railway  and other work, and though fully  trained and equipped ai an Infantry  Battalion it will bo employed except  on emergency, solely as a battalion of  workmen. ��������� All descriptions of trades  and occupations are represented in this  Pioneer Battalion but those mostly in  request are carpenters, linesmen, railway construction men, miners, loggers  and the like. The general handy man  is also a very useful member of the  corps.  Town ids the end of January recruiting for a reinfoicing draft of three  officers and one hundred men was  started, the reciuits however were not  ass-einbled until the middle of February and on the 5th. March they left  Victoria en route for England where  by this time they should have arrived,  that is, the draft i.- in England within  two months of starting recruiting,  A second draft of similar strength  was authorized and recruiting for this  lias been so satisfactory that the draft  is now up to strength and will be  ready to embark within a couple of  weeks.  A thiid draft is now starting and if  rei.-.f.iiils for.this offer a.s,.readily as for  the first two drafts it is expected that  this third reinforcement will be ready  to leave for England by the middle of  May.  Men who wish to get away with the  least possible delay and see a little of  France before the summer is well  through cannot do better thau join the  reinforcing di:tft. now Leinir assembled  at tho Old DriU'K;.:;, ?.7en-/.i<-> S:..,Victoria, where itcruits can iippiy iu person. Those not in Victoria can apply  by letter and- recruits passed medically fit and approved will have their  transportation sent them to enable  them to join without expense.  Lieut. McMurray   will be in  Hedley  shortly.    Men   wishing   to   join   tin's  corps of Pioneers  should apply to him .  at this Office.  *     .  WAR  NOTES        1  The "Enterprise" says practically all  the members of Blairmore Masonic  Lodge have enlisted.  "Libre Belgique" the daringly published Brussels newspaper, the home  of which the Germans, despite their  most strenuous efforts, have failed to  unearth, has now reached its fifty-  third number. Domiciliary searches  for its editors and staff take place  everywhere, but no single capture has,  been made.  Chilliwack has a boarding house  keeper, who in addition to her other  duties has knitted 40 pairs of sox for  the boys at the front. She probably  will never know how much she has  actually accomplised towards heartening some of our soldiers who are bearing the brunt of the fight.  Britain has the biggest hospital ship  in the world. She is the new 48.000-  ton liner Brittanic, which was built at  Belfast for the White Star line. As  soon as completed she was taken over  by the Admiralty, towed to Liverpool  and converted into a hospital ship.  The Mauretania and Aquitania are  also being used for hospital service. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL G. 1916  ' .   '  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  '   Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year...   .., ...fJ.dl.  "   (United .StiitesI  --'.;">(l  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1- lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, Sl.WI for one insertion. 25,cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10'cents per line for first insertion and 5  cents per lino for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.25: over 1 inch nnd up to -I inches, SI.00,  per inch pormonth. To'constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches. On  application, rates will be {riven of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Certificate of Improvements 310.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, $2.50 for each additional  claim.)  A. B. S: STANLEY. Editor  , Editorial Quotations  It has been the custom of oj>-  p'osition parties, since the beginning of the party system, when  they had no alternative policy  to offer and no valid criticism  to make of the administration,  to console themselves and try  to justify their existence by  complaints of inefficiency and  corruption, the latter being  more generally, on this continent, referred to as "graft."���������  Hope Review.  The Finance  Minister's state-  ��������� merit   shows that   the   government   has   pared   the estimates  of expenditure down to the last  cent.    Since   the fixed   charges  of the province-'.amount to $3,-  300,000. it is seen that it is difficult   for   the    government   to  make further  reductions.    For  public, works   there is the large  vote of $3,000,000 of  which $2,-  500,000   is   foi-    roads,    streets,  bridges     and     wharves.    How  necessary this outlay  is, an expenditure   which in some   provinces is  charged to capital account and added   to the debt of  the province, is to be seen when  account is taken  of the nunier-  ons   demands   that have   been  made upon the government this  session for road improvements.  The vote for hospitals has been  increased   by   $150,000,  also   a  necessary expenditure, that for  all   public     institutions   being  slightly increased.   Administration   expenditure    other   than  salaries has   been decreased by  $70,000;  that  for education   by  $50,000: and   the vote   for agriculture by $30,000.    The cost of  transportation  lias dropped by  $40,000, and a saving of $100,000  has been made in miscellaneous  items.    Thus   the   government  has been closely scrutinizing the  estimated   expenditure   lists in  an honest attempt to meet the  decreasing    revenues,   without  impairing   the efficiency of administration or neglecting those  calls upon   the provincial  trea-  ury which the conditions of the  province   imperatively demand  be met.���������British Columbian.  need not weigh heavily with  the public. The firm of Foley,  "Welch & Stewart are paying  interest already on money borrowed on their own credit to  the extent of between five and  six millions and that sum has  been put into the construction  of (lie P. Gr. E. over and above  any liability which tlie province  has in the P. G. E.,to date.  Hon. Lome Campbell explained to the house that the payment was made in the exercise  of a right reserved by the government in its agreement with  Foley. Welch & Stewart, and  was acted upon in order that  the future financing of the road  ���������might--not be impaired. The  government has the covenant  of the firm for the repayment  of the instalment, and this being the case, the province is put  to no risk as the firm is perfectly good for that amount.  The incident only emphasizes  the necessity foi the government devising some plan by  which the firm, in the absence  of a market for its guaranteed  bonds, can proeure, the money  necessary to complete the road.  Alberta's operations in connection with the Dunvegan  road appear to indicate how  this may be done, as has already been pointed out in this  column. No doubt Premier  Bowser, who has found the solution of the land question, the  prohibition problem and others  during the present session, will  also find one for the P. G. E.  which will give as general satisfaction as his land policy is giving.���������J. P's Weekly.  emnly assures his Dutch Jackies that  they must be prepared to meet the  allied navies of Britian and France,  the griiiiuess of the joke which he is  springing on said Jackies entitles him  to.be promoted to. the position of end-  man rfor the tioupe,���������Ed.     .  "We will belaying steel oil the Similkameen line for the Great Northei n  railway, a distance of 100 miles from  Midway, B. C, to a point near Princeton, B.C, by way of Oroville, Wash.,  inside of 30 days, and, as the work is  not difficult, the line should progress  at the rate of a mile a day." A. H.  Hogeland of St. Paul, Minn., chief  engineer of the Great Northern system  gave out the foregoing statement yesterday before, going to Portland, Ore.,  with F. E. Ward, also of St'. Paul, general manager of the company, on the  way to the Sound, where the officials  will pass a week inspecting new work.  Amateur politicians who are  more concerned about making  campaign material than they  are with the real interests of  the province will probably try  to make capital out of the fact  that the government, a couple  of months ago, paid an instalment of interest on the P. G. E.  guaranteed bonds, but that fact  I   TEN YEARS AGO   1  (fl ifc  (fl  il>  #i   From the Hedley  Gazette  Files   -jj  | of April 5, 1906 j������j  The Midway Star discounts Chief  Engineer Hogeland's statement as to  probable time of starting track-laying.  W. H. Smith was up from Keremeos  last week and reports things looking  brighter there in the building line.  Mr. E. D. Boeing started in on Monday morning on his new building for  the barber-shop next door to his pool  room. Bath-rooms are to be fitted up  in connection.  Geo. Cochrane has the contract of  putting in 650 feet of flume on Mr.  Atherton's ranch down at Atherton's  Corner. A hydraulic ram will be used  to force the water up  on to the ranch.  Princeton has organized a baseball  club. A meeting with the Hedley  huskies may be expected before the  ball season is too many weeks old.  Already Hedley twirlers are licking  their chops in anticipation.  Mr. D. McCurdy, Collector of Customs in the lower Similkameen, was  in town Tuesday. He reports two  more railway camps having been put  in between Armstrong's and the Boundary, but says that they are scarce of  men, teams and everything else.  Scott Ave. is being treated to a new  seven foot side walk along the east  side from Irene St. north to Webster.  Dr. Whillians and other property owners between Irene and White streets  are putting up for the portion of the  walk along this block, and F. Eraser  and partner are shouldering the expense from White street north to  Webster.  Heretofore no one was disposed to  give Kaiser Wilhelm credit for being  much of a humorist; but when he  sol-  Tt is said that Charley Chapman a  famous artists gets $070,000 a year.  Some pickin's.  London publishers have had to condense their news owing to a shortage  of paper.    The war is to blame.  At Bull River camp tlie Crows Nest  Pass Lumher Co. has 4,000,000 feet of  logs ready for the season's cut.  A rock slide near McNeillie delayed  the westbound train on the Crows  Nest branch for 30 hours last week.  Canada's exhibit at San Diego has  made a decided hit and our. troops at  the front have made a succession of  hits. It is only at home, within our  own borders that curtain political ga.s  bags try to knocK o,ur prospects.  The Convenience of a  Joint Account  A JOINT Account may be opened in the  ���������**��������� names of two or more persons. Whichever one can most conveniently reach the bank  can then deposit the joint funds or withdraw  the cash needed.    It saves time and trouble.  THE  BANK  OF  78 Years in Business.  Hedley Branch  51  Capita/ and Surplus $7,884,000.  C. P. DALTON, Manage  "Instruction by correspondence is the cheapest and best wa  for the poor man."���������Thos. A. Edison      ^  *6  99  SEE THAT IT IS  Made In Canada  F*!u.t   Up  A Dollar every now  and then to send some  tobacco or other comforts to the men at the  front.    DO IT NOW !  TheyVe   Right  You admit  the International Corresponded  Schools   are a good  thing.     You'd   take  course right now "if"���������"except"���������  "If" what? If you weren't so "overworked," with sucj  "long hours," or had more strength and energy? Didi  John Mitchell get his training after working 12 hours a di-  as a mine boy?  Wasn't it Edison who stayed up half the night to re������  every get-at-able book on electricity? Didn't lie educate hii  self in spite of every handicap you could ever have? Sper  as much time in I. C. S. study as you do in reading the new]  papers and you'll get that promotion before you know it.  All big men who have made their mark in the world hal  the   ambition���������the   determination���������to  improve their  spail  time, to train themselves for big work.    You, too, can posse.-,  power, money and happiness if you'll only make  the  efforl  The reward is great���������it's worth it.    .  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon.     Put it  to us without paying or promising.     Let us send you the dt  tails of others' success through the I. C. S., and then decide  Mark the Coupon  and  Mail it Nkr  Tne Nickel Plate  Barbershop  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  TONSORIAL SERVICE  This shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical   Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER,  -  Prop.  Complete Mining Engineering  Fire Boss  Metal Mining  Metal Prospector  Complete Metallurgy  Hydrometallurgy  Milling  Complete Coal Mining  Complete Civil Engineer'g  Surveying and Mapping  Bridge Engineering  Structural Engineering  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Running .  Chemistry  Commercial  Drawing  Electrical  Mechanical  Steam  Marine and  Refrigeration Engineerind  French,   Spanish and  Italian taught by  Phonograph  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, Scranton, Pa.  Please inform me how I can gain a money-earning knowledge of the subl  ject marked X, or named below, and send me catalogue containing description  of course and letters from successful students.  Synopsis of Coal Mining- Regulations  fiOAh mining rights of tho Dominion, it  v-y Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be loused for a term of  twenty-ono yours at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not moro than 2,6(10 acres wi be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to tho Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situatod.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurvoyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out y the applicant  himself.  Name Address   Age Occupation Employed by.  Course Wanted (if not given above)    Remarks.    RALPH  KENDALL, Agent  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  Each application must be accompanied by  fee of 55 which will bo refunded if the rights  applied for aj-e not available,  but not other  wise. A royalty Khali be paid on the merchant  able output of the mine at the rate of live cents  per ton.  Tho person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for  tho full quantity of merchantable mined  and pay the royalty thereon.   1 coal min  ing rights are not being operated su returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include tho coal mining rights  only, but the lesseo may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  bo considered necessary for tbo working of the  mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre  For full information application should be  made to the Seorotary of tho Denartment of  the Interior, Ottawa, or o any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. (JORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. HILLIARD   =   Prop.  Travel by Autocall up Phone No. 12  H A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.   II Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE1  J.BEAL&  PAINTING  PAPER-HANGING  KALSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE.   -   -   flEDLEY; B.C.  Hedley   Gazette  $2 per annum  PALA6E  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  N.H.-Unauthorized publicati  tisouient will not be paid for.  this advc  !) en-  Phono 12.  HKDIJSY  B. C.  D. J. INNIS  Proprietor  Bow KerLaundryj  Only First Class Work  Laundry Delivered Anywhere] THE HEDIEY GAZETTE,   APRIL  0,   1916  strawtMTOtraaiferafefeMtftftataiitMiriit  I  |Bi������ New Stock f  X  -OF-  x  w^ x  X ~ X  5 Boots and Shoesf  Jf     Specially Reduced     $  i For Cash I  X  X  X  K  x  X ** X  sf Groceries,  Fruits and g.-  ������ Vegetables $  jf tf  ijames Stewart  Groceries,  Fruit;  . Vegetables  TOWN AND DISTRICT  There will be service  in  St. John's  Church next Sunday at S:00 p.m.  R. Cawston and H, Tweddle were  Keremeos visitors Sunday.  Mr. Robertson and family have  moved to the premises over Howse's  store.  TAKE  flfller-ll-Ka  For stomacn  and Bowel TrouDle  fledleu Drug & Book Store  Hedley,B.C.  WOOD for SALE  TEAMING  , Read all the ads.  A. E. Howse was a Prinreion visitor  to town Thursday.-  All kinds of team work done.  Wood for sale.    Prices  reason  able.    Terms cash.    Apply  GEO. H. SHELDER.  Leave  orders at Gazette office.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Services   every   alternate  Sunday   at  7.30 p.m1!  Pastor, R. G. STEWART ,  t  ���������  ���������  The Quality Store!  When goods are fresh and of good quality  how   I  much better  they   taste  and  look  than  goods  which have been in stock too lonu''?  Our's Are Quality Goods  CREELMAN &  LYALL    *  "STORE OF QUALITY" ���������  Miss Emily Jackson entertained   at  cards Thursday afternoon.  ��������� ������   Mrs. "G. P. Jones  entertained with a  card party Tuesday.evening.  Mrs. J. Bromley is in town for a few  days visiting with her daughter Mrs.  Edmond.  V. Quaedvlieg, the Keremeos dairy  man was in town between trains Saturday.   ���������   Harry Phelps, of. Princeton, motored to town yesterday bringing C. S.  Craddock, of Vancover with him.  Jim Stewart is enthusiastic over the  new floor he has just had installed in  the store.    Mr. Donovan did the work.  Henry Prince, the hide buyer, of  Oroville, paid Hedley a visit this week  leaving for home yesterday wit h a big  load of hides.  J. Simpson, of Phoenix, was one of  the mining men who hit the burg on  Thursday's train.  Miss Edna Lyall, who has been on a  visit with her parents here, returned  to her home in Princeton Tuesday.  take which appeared in last week's  paper under this heading, Mr. J.- Cor-  ma.ck was credited with making Rocky  Ridge in (1). It was a typographical  error. Just what the figure or figures  should have been we dislike to state,  or how many of them fell out between  the parenthesis. The mistake was  ours he did not make it in one or in  one hundred, either.  Read the ads.  26%  off   on   Ladies   foot   Wear  Fraser's.  at  J. G. Martin and W. Simmons, of  Rossland, arrived in town Thursday  and left again Tuesday for the big  camp of the Boundary country  The Princeton Dramatic Players are  trying to make arrangements to come  ..to Hedley.,.with -a ��������� couple . of.  plays.  "Watch for further notice  R. Stevenson, of Princeton, an old  timer was in town for the past week  shaking hands with old friends. He  returned home Tuesday.  The little four-year-old son of  Harvey Jones was taken to the hospital yesterday, having in some manner  gotten a fish hook in eye.  This appears to have been clean-up  week with some of our househoulders  and a very good thing it is to have  such a notion once and awhile. The  time is opportune for a general cleanup of all back yards and unsightly  spots.  M. J. Eraser and family moved into  the residence of N. K. Rodgers, Saturday. Jack Smith having moved to  the home he boughtfrom Bill Simonds.  The Gazette learns that the Freeman  house will now be occupied by Mr. V.  Zackerson.  George Riddle made the' trip 'to  Princeton yesterday taking up five  members of a wedding parly. The  occasion being the wedding of W. B.  Hacker, of Edmonton to Miss Jean  Tredard, of Hedley. The ceremony  was performed in the parlors of the  Similkaineen Hotel shortly afternoon.  Rev. J. A. Leslie officiated. The  happy couple will take the K. V. train  for their home in Edmonton.  Hatching-  Eggs  Si.oo PER SETTING  Single Comb Rhode Island  Reds (selected stock)  D. HENDERSON  Nickel Plate Nuggets  Hand  Fund.  a   dollar over to the Tobacco  The hour of service in St. John's  church has been changed, the services  ���������ommencingat 8 o'clock instead of 7.30  as heretofore. This will continue dur-  ing the summer months.  Golf Gossip: Golfers are asked to  remember that the handicap for 1915  holds good for the month of April.  They are requested to hand in to Mr.  J. Clarke some time during this month  two or more score cards so that the  committee can get together and formulate the handicaps for the present  season.    Further: We   regret the mis-  It is lucky for the province today  that we have a premier of the stamp  of W. J. Bowser. There is prohably  no other man who could handle so  ably the situation as it is in the House.  With an opposition thirsting to precipitate trouble in any way or form,  sacrificing anything to jeopardise the  government, it certainly requires a  particularly strong man to stand in  the breach and see that the people get  a square deal.  W. Roy, spent Monday in Hedley.  Axel Sandborg was a visitor to Hedley Tuesday.  Mrs. Messenger transacted business  in Hedley  Monday.  Another fall of snow this week came,  as a reminder that we are up in the  world some (5,000 or more feet.  J. Coulthard, B. Rescorl, S. Curnow  and L. Tohns were Nickel Platers who  made the trip to town Saturday.  F. McAuley.had the misfortune to  have his eye hurt by a piece of rock  Tuesday. He went to town for treatment returing Wednesday.  Mrs. L. S. Morrison, Mrs. W. Samp-  on and Mrs. T. Bysouth were passengers on Tuesday's train when Lhey  went to Oroville to have dental work  done.  flveru & /.vero  PRINCETON, B.C.  o   AGENTS  FOR  Imperial Oil Co., Ltd., and  John Deer Plow Co.  Flour,  DEALERS IN  Feed   and  Grain  Extra special prices on Wagons, Stoves and Ranges, "Washing Machines, Farm Implements, etc., etc.  BUY NOW and SAVE MONEY  25% off on Ladies  Footwear at M. J.  FRASER'S store.  D O  T     F^ORGET  -T H E-  I HARD   TIMES  !  I  !  Mr. A. Clare yesterday received a  telegram from his son Richard saying  that Mrs. Clare had .undergone an operation for appendicitis and was now  out of danger. Mis. Clare has suffered  for some time but only recently was  convinced as to what the trouble  really was. She is in the hospital at  Nelson and when able to leave that  institution will probably visit there  for some time.  COME   AND    HAVE   A  REAL    GOOD    TIME...  Music  Refreshments  Tuesday   evening   was   the   annual  meeting of   the Hedley   Brass   Band.  The   officers   were re-elected   for   the  coming year and are as follows: S. E.  Hamilton,   President: Dr.   N. W. McEwen, Vice-President; A. T. Horswill,  Secy-Treas.; G. E.   French, and G. M.  McEachern,     Auditors.    Mr.'    Gerald  Barnum is the   leader and the organization   is looking   forward to a   most  successful   year.    They     favored   the  towns   people to  a very fine open   air  concert during   the  evening and   it is  understood that if   the people of Hedley would get together and construct  a  band   stand   down town   we would  have these concerts   more frequently.  This is one of the organizations which  go to make a town all that it ought to  be and it   is up to the   citizens to give  it more of their interest and   support.  In Hedley the question of tlie few dollars it would   require to    procure   the  necessary lumber for the building  tlie  band boys want, is but a circumstance  and the actual   benefit, derived   would  pay a   dividend  worthy of consideration on the part of any  of our people.  We   are not  so  enslaved by   circumstances   that   we     have   to   sacrifice  everything, music, pleasure, education  for the sake of a few dollars.  King George has given half a million  dollars to the war funds out of his own  private, income.  - 'An Okanogan, Wash.,man was fined $20 and ��������� costs for selling a cord of  wood which was not a cord at all. He  wont do it again.  Through the co-operation of Consta  ble Forrester, of Creston and Marshall  Clark Collins, of Port Hill, the burglars  who entered Meigher's store at Nelson  were apprehended. The stolen goods  were nearly all recoved.  "We are working in the best ore  body we ever had in the Queen mine  in the east drift on the No. 7 level,"  said E. V. Buckley, manager of the  Queen Mines, Inc. a close corporation,  with headquarters in Wisconsin,  which has owned and operated the  property on Sheep Creek, near Salnio,  for eight years.  J. J. Bennett, of Oroville reports  that the old Rainbow mine, from  which marvellous gold specimens were  taken years ago has been bonded to  Spokane people who expect to start  extensive exploration work in June.  As the first payment on the bond has  been made it is certain that the work  in contemplation will he carried out.  Under a Spokane date line the following article appears in one of our  exchanges:���������"Preliminary arrangements are being made to incorporate  the Hudson Bay Zinc Mining Company for $5,000,000, divided into 1,000,-  000 shares at $5 each, and announcement of this intention is being advertised in the papers of British Columbia.  The proposed incorporators are M. W.  Bacon, W. E. Cullen, R. K. Neill and  A. C. Jamieson, all of Spokane, who  acquired a three-year lease on the  Hudson Bay group of zinc mines, near  Salnio, B. C. on Sept. 1, 1915."  A. A. AVERY. ProD. and Mgr  Hedley's Contingent  Following is the list of the men who  have gone to the front from Hedley.  The Gazette publishes them in the  hope that our readers will not fail to  remember these brave fellows who are  fighting oiir battles for us. Wx-ite  them a lettev occasionally to let them  know you are keeping "The Home  Fires Burning." Addresses gladly  furnished on req nest.  Pte. Blair Mills  . "   W. Fullmer  "J. Stapleton  -'.   J. Frame  "   Tom Corrigan  "   Ebenzer Vans, (Died in Hospital)  "   Roy Corrigan  "   T. C. Knowles  "   N. B. Ewart  "   Bobby Robertson  "   Jack Howe  "   M. J. Meher, (Yorkie)  "   Dan Devane  "   Dan Dollemore  "   J. T. N. Hepper  "   Arthur Coles  "   Bert Schubert  Corp.    Frank Dollemore  Pte. Rod McDougall  "   R. James  "   M. H. L. Jacombs  "   E. J. Rotherham  "   Arthur Freeman  "   C. Christiana  "   J. Corrigan  Gunner Chas. Saunders  Pte. A. P. Martin  Sergeant A. W. Jack  Pte. T. Calvert  "   W. Liddicott  "   George Boxall  ������������������   W. Tucker  "   Fred Beck  2nd Lieut. A. E. Denraan  60   YEARS  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights <fcc.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  Illicitly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention Is p-obably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK onPatenw  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken thronch Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  ���������             largest circulation of any scientific journal.   Terms, $3 a  "   1oV'     " "    "  A handsomely Illustrated weekly.  culatlon of any scientific Journal.     ._ _  year: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.36tBroadway- New Vorfe  Branch nfflcr, p������i V St_ WashiuPton IX C bbh  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. APRIL   G, 1916  "The Bis:  Store"  i=>  ercii.c  Recruits for the  225th   Koote-  nay-Boti.ndary Battalion, now  Being* Organised  KEREMEOS, B. G,  -x������u������anu������������urjunu:rAK-iL-wj-jjurai]csarjuici  KEREMEOS  "'Divine Service will.be conducted in the church' on Sunday  April 9 th. Morning Service at  11 oclock, Subject: Preparedness  Evening Service at-7:30 Subject  Tlie multiplied mercies of God  breathing through the forces of  nature. A hearty invitation is  extended to all. Preacher. R.  G. Stewart.  Early Spraying Wili  Larger Crop  Tis practice is of great importance in keeping an orchard tree  from'pests and diseases, or in  cleaning up one that has been  neglected. At this season caustic washes can be applied which  ; would defoliate a tree in leaf.  As a combined insecticide and  fungicide for use at this time  commercial lime sulphur solution diluted one to nine or ten  is most commonly used, but soluble sulphur has also given good  results; Bordeaux Mixture is  employed against apple antrac-  nose, but this comes in a differ-  eategory. Sufficient force and  enough material to thoroughly  cover the bark and penetrate  into the outer bud scales, cracks,  crevices, etc., must be used, and  a nozzle employed throwing a  coarser spray than that used for  summer work. The addition of  two-third lbs. of well screen  slaked lime to each 40 gallons  of diluted-spray makes it easier  to see where and how the spraying has been done.  The   application     should   be  made after winter  pruning has  been completed, and, in general,  it is well  to defer   it until near  the time of swelling of the buds.  For   peaches it   is important  that spraying be  completed before   the   blossom    buds   have  swollen, otherwise the spores of  the Leaf  Curl   fungus   may be  "washed by rain   inside  the bud  and produce infection   in   spite  of spraying.    On the other hand  the   closer   the   application   is  made to the time the buds begin  to swell the   more   effective   it  will be against the over-wintering peach   worm.    It is   important that the grower keep these  two facts in   mind arid   use his  judgement accordingly.  For apples   spraying may   be  postponed until   the first green  s is the call of  -Country, Enlist  King* and  -day  ������jll^jljjnmWilMliraiijinn";i������w������^^  .Hedley Methodist Cj-iubch  frank stanton, b. a.  Minister  Services will lie held the Second and  Fourth Sundays of the   month  at 7.80 p. in.  For the Grand Forks Company.  Communicate with  Lieut E. L. STENSTROM,  Officer Commanding-w^liere Are  Your Interests  "r Are they in this community ?  If Are they among the  people with whom you  associate ?  TT Are   they    with   the,  neighbors   and   friends  with Avhom you do busi-  business %  oil the opening buds is visible.  Add -'Black Leaf 40" at the rate  of one part to 900 of diluted  spray and the stem-mothers of  the apple aphids which are at  this time clustering on the  opening buds will be destroyed.  For pears the spraying should  be given when the buds are beginning to swell to make sure  of the Blister Mite.  Where gooseberry mildew is  serious as is often the case  where English varieties are  grown a dormant spraying with  lime sulphur will assist in its  control.���������Agricultural  Journal.  While the total value of farm  products of British Columbia in  1914 was over $30,000,000 the  province bought from the rest  of Canada $20,000,000 worth of  the same class of goods, including $2,400,000 worth of flour,  and from other countries similar goods to the value of $5,000,-  000. These purchases from outside included $5,500,000 worth  of live stock and $4,500,000 of  dairy products, $3,000,000 of  meat products, $800,000 of fruit  and $1,400,000 of eggs. All of  which goes to show that there  is still a good home market for  British Columbia farm products.  ���������News Advertiser.  ficate issued by inspector W. H.  Lyne of the Vancouver government inspection staff, is exclusive of any exports from other  districts, and shows how without any special preparation for  entering the potato trade, the  lower mainland has taken advantage of the shortage in the  potato crop in California and  Eastern Canada. What amount  of money this crop has brought  in, the inspection office could  not say, but it is presumed by  the Vancouver Province that  the export of potatoes the past  month was responsible for $40,-  000 in cash being brought into  tho Province.  Scottish machinists are on strike,  delaying seriously the manufacture of  munitions for the Allies. Canada  might help out in the emergency, if  we had the chance.  SING LEE    ���������  Laundry,    Contracting    of   all  kinds,   Ditch  digging.   Wood  Sawing, Clearing lana, Cook-'  ing  and all   kinds of Chinese  Labor.  KlCUEJUiOS, B.C.  If so, you want to know what is hap  pening in this community. You want  to know the goings and ceilings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every issue. It is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Is your name on our subscription lists? If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it is put,  there.    To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF   Since Feb. 16th there have  been exported from British Columbia a total of 43,594 sacks of  potatoes, weighing approximately 2000 tons. This statement  is based on the inspection certi-  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY US  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION  READ==  Then Think!  Now that you have commenced to read this article, just  keep right on to the end, and  then you will have absorbed  meat of the cocoanut.  What has this town ever done  for you,:- It has fed you, and  clothed you, and housed you,  and given you employment  and kept the wolf from your  door for these many years.  It has done more. It has furnished you recreation, and enjoyment, and has guided you  safely over many of the  stones that beset the pathway  of life.  It has praised your good  deeds and has thrown the  mantle of charity over your  questionable ones.  It has been, and is, YOUR  HOME. But what have YOU  done for the TOWN?  You are making you money  here but where are you spending it?  Are your buying goods from  the local dealer, who pays  and otherwise contributes liberally to the upkeep of the  community and your home,  or are you sending your money a-way to some catalogue  house that wouldn't lend you  a five cent,piece to save your  soul from purgatory?  And now you have reached  the point where we want you  to stop and think, and think  hard, and to a sane, sensible  and patriotic purpose.  rife

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