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 '���������P '  -i  VI -V?O.IjTJ[ME iXI:  ail������ SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  ^  .^HEDLEY, B. C���������,^HUESi)AY, APltJL 8, 191o.  . <s^^-  .,$2.00, In Advance  ,\N. Thompson phone seymour 591?  MGR. WF.SWKRN CANADA  iCammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel:Manufacturers '������������������t"-  Sheffield, Eng.  ��������� Offices and "Warehouse, 847-63 Beatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  ^  ���������\A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedloy- Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  are held on tho second Friday in  \ each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  '���������: brethren are cordially invited to attend.  - ,A. CREELMAN,  W. M  S. E.  HAMILTON  Secretary  r.L..o. L.  The Regular. ; meetings -.of  Hedley Lodge 1714: arc hold on  tho  first .and - third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd and 4 .Mondays  - 'Visiting brethern are cordially invited  A. .T.KING. W. M    ,_,  C. P.'DALTON, Sec't.  -DR. J.  L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 20th of each month.  Office  on  North   Main   Street.  R. F-*.  BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor-  Tel. No. 78  PENTICTON,  P. 0. DllAWEK 100  -      -       B. C.  P. W. GREGORY"  CIVIL ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  MOTHER O.EiP^E.MIER  "'-    .;.;^O.RbENj>ASSES.;AWAYi  *- ������������������ ��������� ���������  Mrs. ��������� Eunice/ Borden Dies- at Her' Home  ',,at,Grand Pre, N5-S.l;.Age Ninety���������  Members of Family-Present.  ;. Mrs.>.FiUni.ce Borden, .mother of Pre-  mier Borden; passed'away on-March  29th, at her home in Grand Pre, N. S.,  surrounded by the members of the  family, her sons Sir Robeit and J. W,,  a.nd^her.diiughter,,, Julia.  Sir Robert arrived,, at Grand Pre on  the afteinoon of March 28th by special  train -..from Ottawa.,. For two years  Mrs-Borden had been in failing health,  suffering.;-fropi.; spinal paralysis, but  foi"tlie>piis.t-thr.ee,or.fonr days she had  been,, much more .seriously ill and had  lost consciousness. The doctors did not  think- Ihe evening before her death  that tlie venerable lady, the .honored  mother of the,Prime,Minister of Canada,.-would-.snivive .till the morning,  but- = fortunately she' lived for some  hours after her.son arrived.  , . Mrs. Borden would have been ninety-  one, had she. lived to next December,  and all through her life had enjoyed  remarkiihle health,..no serious illness  haying.been suffered by her till the  present time. Her father was John  Laild, a' man who left his mark for  good-on his .generation. He was a  farmer, teacher, classical scholar and  unithematiciiin, and- his daughter in-  heiited in a marked.degree his strong  mental qualities, sterling character  and courteous disposition. She was  born in GWind Pre, as her father also  was, and was laid to rest in the old  churchyard, mourned by the whole  countryside. Her distinguished -son  and bereaved family have the sympathy of all classes.  aREBORT OF HEDidEY  -Got������ MINING COMPANY  BALANGE;;SH-EET .DECEMBER 31, 1914/  ASSISTS  Original, ^Investment (mines, mine buildings, reduction'  plant,  etc.) ...'..".   Additional Investments:  Additions to'Machinery and Plant .���������.������������������;���������$ 136,352.96  ..New Mining"; Claims '���������" ..".'....    ........    145,913.13  . .. -N,ew,.Power, Plant ."..'.."   192,009.35  Cash .' '.....$. 108,715.78  Accounts  Receivable .".        57,333.66  $ 920,000.00  $ 471,275.44  FATAL DROWNING   ACCIDENT*.  r^r.i-.yi   ��������� i I.--��������� .'?������.���������������, -1\ ������   "    '     ���������   ' /  Wm.   Evans   Loses    His   Life   hi   Icy  j .    y -*  Waters-of Similkameen River-  ��������� on Saturday  -$  166,049.41  LIABILITIES  $1,560,32-1, S8  Capital Stock���������Anth. Issue, 150,000 shares, par, $10.. .$1,500,000.00  Less Treasury Stock, 30,000 shares   Undivided Piofits .-it January 1, 1911   Earnings for Calendar Year 1914      Less Dividends paid in 1914 (No. 18-19-20-21)...,  Surplus at January 1, 1915..   300,000.00  $ 272,096.23  .     388,228.65  $ 600.324.S8  .    -300,000.00  -$1,200,000.00  HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS  WalterClayton  - Barrister, Solicitor, Ktc.  MONEY TO  LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  GREAT  NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor,  EGGS FOR HATCHING  From.imported heavy laying  strains of  WHITE WYANDOTTES  ���������������������������and    Single Comb Whit.e Leghorns  Day old chicks for side about end  of March  A few White Leghorn Roosters for  sale  James Murdoch  Sterling Creek,       -       Hedley, B.C.  x  Grand Union!  Hotel |  HEDLEY,   British Columbia |  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor ami Cigars  I A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor. ������  ROLL   ME   A GAME   AT  ROLLS!  To the Editor, Gazette:  Dear Sir,'���������I am Instructed by" "the  executive of the B. C. Poultry Association to respectfully draw your readers' attention to the fact that the season for preserving eggs is now here.  The present low price of eggs offers  householders a splendid opportunity  to secure good reliable eggs for this  purpose. In packing che eggs the  housewife keeps down the expenses  and also aids in supporting the poultry industry at a time when conditions  are far from satisfactory. When buying the purchaser should insist on  getting fresh, infertile egg*. AV.iter-  glas". is the best medium for presetva-  tioii. "Wooden or earthenwate receptacles aie used to hold the eggs and  liquid, and care should be taken to  see that the former aie clean and free  from odoi s. Directions as to the use of  water-glass are given with the liquid.  Cracked or dirty eggs should not be  packed. When taken out of the preservative the eggs should be pricked  with a needle before being used.  In conclusion, permit me to mention that, owing to the high cost of  poultry feed stuffs, large numbers of  fowls are being killed in the province.  The number of chicks raised this year  will also he materially curtailed, Both  these facts point to the possibility of  ii more than usual scarcity of eggs  next winter, hence the advice to preserve, eggs now, when they are-at  their cheapest..  Yours truly,  J. R. Terry, Sec. B.C.P. A.  Department of Agriculture, Victoria,  20th March, .1915.    360,324.88  .' $1,560,824.88  I-have"examined into the affairs of the Hedley Gold Mining Company for  the year ending December 31, 1911, and have verified the. Balance Sheet as  shown above. T Hereby Certify that this Balance Sheet shows the financial  condition of the Hedley Gold Mining Company at January 1. 1915.  W. S. Harper, F. A. A., Auditor.  STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND EARNINGS FOR 1914  Date            Torih Milled As.say Value Recovery at Mill   Expenditures Profits  January    6,402 $11.38 $68,639.14 $33,680.70 $34,952.44  February ."��������� "6,576 13.81 87,384.99 35,333.31 52,051.65  March    7,012 ,   10.82 72.458.Sl 31,511.53 37,947.31  April    6,992 '   10.46 70,054.92 31,956.33 3S.09S.59  May    7,267 10.28 70.S27.36 31,803.21 39,021.12  June    7,420- 8.94 63,276.60 30,783.23 32,493.43  July ......   7,036 -  -10.07 .   - 66,336.21- S3,142.00 33.19t.2I  August      0,806 9.01 57.679.9S 35,605.-11- '        22,074.51  September    5.153 \2.Tt 59.255.S2 34,743.50 24,512.32  October    5,605 10.81 55,529.35 33,953.31 21,576.01  November    5,823 10.33 55,104.00 34,701.59 20,702.41  December    6,370 12.01 70,493.40 38,891.87 31,601.59  78,491: $10.80       $797-340.76       $-109,112.11    *$388,22S.05  'Including $0,27-1.76 interest earned on funds of this Company dining 1914.  . What was perhaps the' saddest occurrence of this nature in the vicinity  of Hedley for a number of years,..took  place on Saturday afternoon at the  new power plant of the Hedley. Gold  Mining Company, when Wm. Evans  was di owned in the Similkameen  river; ' - ���������  It appeals that the unfortunate man,  in company with Dave Henderson, was  engaged in tearing- up the temporary ���������  bridge across the liverat that point,  when he lost his footing and was  carried down stream by the swift  cvrrentof the river. Mr. Henderson  also fell in and had a narrow escape  from di owning.  Mr. Evans has been in the employ  of the company for a considerable  time, coming heie from Prince Edward inland. He was about forty-  five yeais of age.  Although a vigorous search has  been carticd on since the accident all  attempts to locate the body-appear to  be futile. " He has a sister living in  Prince. Edwaid Island and two  brothers in the Slate of Mont,-ma.  The heailfelt sympathy of the Gazette  is extended to them in their bereave-1  nient.  KITCHENER FALLS    -  INTO LINE FIRST  Earl Kitchener, at present the foremost figuie in'Great Britain, is the  first one to follow tlie example of King  George in banishing alcoholic liquors  from his household. He gave orders  on April 1st that no intoxicating drink  is to be used in his household for the  remainder of the war.  BEHOLD THE FISHERMAN!  He l'iseth up early in the morning and  disturbeth the whole household ;  Mighty are his preparations;  He goeth forth full of hope;  When the day is far spent he retuin-  eth, smelling of strong drink and  the truth is not in him.  Report of the President.  February 20th, 1915.  To the Stockholders of the  .Hedley Gold Mining Company:  During the past year everything in  general, at mine and mill, has gone  along very well.  The ore bodies now being opened in  lower levels continue to hold their  size and value. Everything seems to  indioite a long life for our mine.  Our Superintendent, Mr. Jones, and  his assistants are to be commended fordoing good work and economical work  on our new power plant which should  give us a surplus-, power to' develop  some portions of our property not now  being worked. .We hope that this new  and cheaper power will increase our  earnings enough to pay for the new  development work planned as above  mentioned.  For detailed information I submit  tlie reports of the Superintendent and  Treasurer.  Yours truly,  I. L. Merrill, President.  SPECIAL NOTICE TO  HEDLEY FOLKS  We wish to announce we are exclusive Hedley agents foi- the simple  mixture of buckthorn bark, glycerine,  etc., known as Adler-i-ka. This remedy, used successfully for appendicitis,  is the most THOROUGH bowel  cleanser we ever sold. It is so powerful that ONE SPOONFUL relieve?  almost ANY CASE of constipation,  sour or gassy stomach. Adler-i-ka  never gripes, is safe to use and the  INSTANT action is surprising. F. M.  Gillespie, druggist.  Report of the General Superintendent.  Hedley, B.C., Feb. 13,1915.  To the President and Stockholders,  Hedley Gold Mining Company:'  Gentlemen :  For the year 1914 your mill has  treated 78,494 tons of ore of an average assay value of $I0.S0, and having  a total assay value of $847,349.39.  Extraction by concentration .?(!it,S5l.5S  Extraction by eyanidation  lo2,l8i).lS  Tolal $797,310,715  or w.eo#  All the ore treated in 1914 has been  mined from the Nickel Plate property.  Practically all the development work"  done has been in the nature of extensions of drifts, inclines, crosscuts or  stupes, all this work has been in ore,  waste having been encountered only  in passing through the Andesite sheets  which form the foot and hanging  walls of the ore. The boundaries of the  big stopes in the upper section have  been extended east and west beyond  the lines of payable ore bodies as pre-  viouslv estimated. The ore on the east  side is still of satisfactory grade and  strength, which indicates considerable  more ore in-that diiection. The ore. in  the old stopes is being left while the  lower levels are heipg pushed forward  into new country. The stopes in No. 5  Incline below No. 4 Tunnel level have  all pi oduced high grade ore, and drill  holes from the thiid level through the  foot wall indicate another section of  payable ore. Assays of the cores taken  from these holes average $20.00 per  ton. This ore will-be mined from the  second level of the Dickson'Incline.  The Dickson Incline itself has been  extended to 750 feet and stations cut  at the 100, 200 and 600 foot levels, the  whole Incline fitted with pockets add  all necessary equipment, so that it is  in first class shape for doing good  work. Stopes have been opened up on  Ihe first, second and sixth levels, all of  satisfactory grade; the stopes on the  sixth level, however, produce a rather  better grade than the others. A 160 ft.  raise running from the sixth level of  the Dickson Incline to the fourth level  of No. 5 Incline above has been holed  through and is provided with two sta  tions, from both of which good ore is  being mined as well as from the top of  the Raise and from the 600 level, making all told four separate, inclined beds  of ore which are being mined through  this Raise, into the pockets of the 600  level of the Dickson Incline. The sinking of the Dickson Incline has beer,  resinned and should intersect and open  up large bodies of payable ore below  already proved by diamond drill holes.  The indications from this section, as  well as from the ground northeast  from the Dickson Incline below No. 4  Tunnel, are very promising. From the  No. 5 Incline drifts have been run out  in this direction from each of the levels  and all have encountered payable ore  shoots. The total footage of new work  done during the year has not been  huge, due primarily to want of power.  Fortunately the mine has not suffered,  as tho ore sections are in first class  shape for mining and it is not difficult  to hold the present grade.  In the month of December, 1913, we  A   CORRECTION  In the last issue of the Gazette the  Golf Club announced that the monthly medal competitions would be played  on Saturday, Sunday and Mondavi  this should have read Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Subsequent coin-  petitions will be played on these days  in the second week.of each month,  commencing on Apiil Sth.  wcie  authorized   by  the  Direclois to  select a site on the Similkameen  river  and   submit   proposals   for a   hydroelectric  power  plant  which was done  and  the plans  accepted.   Work   was  commenced on the dam about January  1,1914,   and  the.  whole plant was finished and in operation January 2,1915.  The location of the dam is on the Situ-.  ilkame.en  river,: just below ilsconflu-  ence   with Twenty  Mile creek.     The  dam is of the stoplog type; from it the  water, is  conveyed into  a -flume, nine  by seven feet in inside dimensions, for  fifteen  thousand feet  to  the .forhay,  which supplies  the  turbines  through  an eight foot steel penstock.  The twin  turbines,  of  the  Francis  type,   were  built by S. Morgan Smith Co., of York,  Pennsylvania.,  and .have a capacity of  2100 horse power.   The K..V. A. alternating current generator and all the  electric machinery at the power house  were supplied by the Canadian West-  inghouse Co.   The governor was provided by the Lombard  Governor  Co.  There has also been installed, in an addition to the old power  house,   a  new  2,000   foot   compressor,   built-by   the  Canadian   IngersoII-Rand  Co., and direct-coupled   to   a   Canadian   General  Electric   synchronous    motor   of   410  horse power.   This unit, together with  the present compressor, which will also  be driven by fin electric motor, should  supply ample  compressed  air for the  mine and allow a surplus.   The new  plant started off without a hitch and  has been operating satisfactorily ever  since.  During the year all other departments have been brought to their  highest efficiency. Special mention  may be made of a new tube mill which  has been purchased and is now being  installed. We have also added to our  mill equipment a new 21 x 36 Traylor  Jaw Crusher. At the mine all the  buildings have been rearranged, so as  to have the men's sleeping quarters as  Concludod on Pago Four. THE HEIJIEY GAZETTE, APRIL 8, 1915  Cbe *8>������uey tomtit  and ' - ,"  Similkameen Advertiser.  S-i.tKJ  '������. 30  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Your   "   (United Stiites)   Advertising Rates    -    -  Measurement, r. lines to tho inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not'exceeding one  Inch, 81.00 for one insertion. US cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over-one inch,  10 cents per line for tlrst Insertion and 5  cents per lino for each subsequent, insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.25; ovor l Inch unci up U) I inches, Sl.00  per inch pur month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space t-hail four inches, on  application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, based on siv.o of space and length  of time.  Certificate of Improvements $10.00  (Wheremore thail one claim appears  in notice, S-.SO for each addltioiuil  claim.)  GEO; E. PKENCH, Manaecr.  agitiicst it.'. Tlie" King-is not one'"^  thein. His" Miijes.ty is ie;idy.to.Hi-ike,a  ���������probiluliiiii order for -himself and flis  household. This Is a loyal recognition  of the fact that class.legislation- would  he found offensive. aiuK ineffectual.���������  News-Advertiser. ".  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Tlui. fri. Sat.  4  n  is  or.  12  19  20  6  13  20  27  i  U  1 III  ���������  ill  1  2  1,  o  8  9  10  15  10  17  22  23  24  29  3D  OUR POLICY  We wish to inform'our readers that  iu fiiLiui! this pape.r will be published  every Thursday evening barring accident. We intend to use our best  endeavors Lo make it a bright, newsy,  up-to-dalc weekly worthy of the sup-  poit of every resident of Hedley and  ��������� distiict and'credit* to'ihe. coniinunity  and of real interest iw thu world at  large.  News items of interest pertaining  to mining, sport, church, lodge,  social events, etc., will be gratefully  received, -and we beg yom hearty  co operation along these lines.  We invite criticism of ciurunteveuts  aud letters to be published must bear  the writer's name. We svill not print  anything of it slanderous nature.  This is your paper and it is to your  interest to assist iu making ita.successful and reliable advertisement for  your home town.  EDITORIAL NOTES  Ottawa Legislators--- a"re; discussing  a proposal to grant railroad men an  extra hour.at rioon-ron".election days  without loss of pay, providing it does  not inteiftie with the running of  trains. ...  As is'often the case" men have not  time to make a very long trip to their  polling booth and are reluctant to  lose time voting. The exlia hour  would be a gieat inducement.to' these  men to exercise franchise.  y -KErkfiMoS^piCiONa.  'Auto: Leaves on .arrival  of 9.30  and to clock .trains.  Baggage arranged for.  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO    STAGE  ������������������     . ' .Cars Call at~d.ll Hotels ''��������� ���������"  The Win- still goes on .without decisive gains on either side. Reports  are prevalent that Austria is seeking  peace and the Turkish cabinet is considering t-he surrender of Constantinople and the Dardanelles1;' The elusive  German submarine still'continues its  system of piracy and murder. The  allies' spring campaign will soon commence and it is only a 'matter of time  when the wonderful resources aiid  strength will batter their'way .through  to Berlin.  Hedley'sTonsorial Parlors  *.  -"      For a'Good. Haircut  : and Shave  .First-class jLine of Cigars, Tobacco   and Soft brinks always  . on hand  R. H1LLIARD   -   Prop.  How jyViiiiYou Protect!YtfariWife  " Tci.j--*'and thi.: children should . you-falll-ipor* lose your em-  ' ploymentV   Have you money in the Bank to tide the  family over until you are "on your feet" again ?.  Y:     --Every .married man. should open an account in our  Savings Department and put by a part of his earnings  every week or 'month. -���������   ' .... ^dII0-  Such  a sum,  earning interest,  will be a welcome  protection for  the ��������� family. . A Savings Account may be  opened with brie dollar. -----         ^���������  |BB -   ������     .���������'"���������'        ������������������        ���������"-"���������---������������������>'������������������-������������������#  ��������� 78 Years in Business-'  Capitai and Surplus $7j88#,000.  Hedley Branch, -       C. P. Daltoti^'Manager  THE LIQUOR QUESTION  IN GREAT BRITAIN  ,       c  There, is no reason to suppose, that  drink is causing any greater economic  loss in Great Britain than it did. in  time of peace. This is the time of urgency in the production of war equipment and military supplies, and every  retarding influence is emphasized. The  situation lias called attention to the  great loss of time by workingme n  Had it been merely a question of the  loss of earnings and savings by artisans  and their families, or of the damage  suffered by contractors, the Chancellor  of the Exchequer would not have intervened by raising the question of  drink. He might have considered it  important, but would not have been  impressed with the urgency of the  matter. But just now the War and  Admiralty offices are straining every  nerve to provide the material for this  great war. Unlike Germany Britain  did not lay up a heavy stock of such  equipment.- No government had  dreamed of a time when it would be  necessary to provide for an army of  three millions. But when every .workshop in the land engaged in producing  military stores, or capable of doing so,  was urged to work at full capacity it  was found that the full capacity could  not be reached or approached because  a large proportion of the employees  were unsteady. After much study  some of the minisl< > s and some high  officials reached the conclusion that  tho remedy could not he found by  mere local measures, or by forbidding  certain classes of artisans to drink.  Britain is seriously considering the  Russian example of ..total prohibition  iis   a   war   measure.    Many   protest  The British Columbia Liberals . al  their 'convention in Vancouver .���������have  announced the platform on which they  will ask the electorate, to vote "them to  the. treasury benches at the forth-  coining elections.  They promise investigations into  public iill'airs, abolition of patronage,  improved legislation on the recent  Workmen's'Compensation Act. Curtailment of Railway sssistnnee as new  land policy, etc. The policy looks  like an endeavor towards an improve  inent on recent legislation hut so far  is very indefinite .-is to what ���������impi-ove-  .inents'ihey would make. The present  government has been continually returned to power by-reason of their  Province-wide development' policies  such as better roads, more, railways,  assistance to fanners' union, .-ind the  general business like ' administration  of Provincial affairs. The near  future will be productive of much  oiatory from both parties and present  indications point to a very hotly contested campaign.-  -HOTEL SIMI LKAMEENi  HEDLEY, B. C.  An Up-to-date   First-Class Motel  RATES MODERATE  F. J. DOLLEMORE  Proprietor.  ���������s  /JWJfcrf*  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing lana, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  KEREr.ri<-.os, B.C  CHARGE OF THE AIR BRIGADE  (W'itn apology to the Shade of Tennyson.)  'Cross the Sea 1 'Cross the Sea!  'Cross the Sea!��������� German���������  Fill- o'er the misty North Sea  Flew the brave airmen!  "Upward 1  the Air Brigade!  "Bombs on the Huns!"���������he said ;  Valiantly by Samson led  Flew the brave airmen !  "Forward! the Air Brigade!"  Straight for Ostend they made,  'Neath them the Channel waves  Whitened and thunder'd !  Swift their propellers churned,  Bravely their ardour burned,  Danger (ind foe they spuru'd.  Up and away they turn'd,���������  Not ii man blunder'd !  Clouds loomed to right of them,  Clouds loomed to left of them.  Clouds loomed in front of them,  Wild the sea dashes !  Cleaving the wint'ry breeze,  Skimming the heavy seas,  Straight for the foe they flew,  ���������Straight to the Hunnish crew,  Thirty-four flashes 1  Flash'd all their pinions fair,  Flash'd as they cleaved the air,  Dropping their bombshells there,  On shed and submarine 1  Whilst Kaiser Bill wonder'd 1  Straight through their fleecy shroud  Down from the drifting cloud,  Bullet and bombshell  Burst on the huddled crowd,  Shatt.er'd and sunder'd!  Then they flew hack again,���������  No one had blunder'd 1  Cloud hanks to right of them,  Storm clouds lo left of them,  Huns down beneath them  Shatler'd and sunder'd 1  Storm'd on by shot and shell,  Ostend and Zeebrugge fell!  They who had rung their knell  Game through the jaws of Death  Buck from the mouth of Hell,  All who had sallied forth,  Not.one had blunder'd !  When can their glory fade ?  Oh! the wild flight they made I  All the world wonder'd !  Honor the flight they made,  Honor the Air Brigade 1  Noble, unblunder'd !  ���������Dykrig.  Good /Worning"!  lA/eare Introducing  ��������� 'American Silk  American Cashmere  ' American Cotton-Lisl  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real foot comfort. No seams to  rip. Never 'heroine1 loose, or  liaggy. The. shajit- s knit in ���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness  style, supeiioiily ..of material  and workmanship. Absolutely  stainless. Will wear six months  wit-limit holes, or new.ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal note, to cover  'advertising and shipping charges  we will send post-paid with written  guarantee, backed by-a five  million dollar company, either  3 Pairs of our 75c. Value  Ameiican Silk Hosiery  or       4 Pairs of our 50c. Value  "American Cashmere Hosiery  or       4 Pairs of our 50c Value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or       6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give, the color, size,'and whether Ladies'. oi- .Gent's .Hosiery'is  desired.  DON'T DELAY���������Offer expires  when a dealer in your locality is  selected.  Tlie International Hosiery Co.  P.O. Box 241  DAYTON, OHIO, U. S. A.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  C'OAh mining rights of the Dominion, in  ' Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories iiikI In a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2,5ti0 acres will be leased  to,one applicant.  Application for a lease inns be made by tho  applicant in person to the Agen or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the ri applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land roust bedes  eribed by sections, or legal sub-division lof  sections, and in unsiu'vcyod territory tho tract  applied for shall be staked out by  hi  applicant  b:  inself.  Knch application must be iicconi by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded if rights  applied for aro not available, bu no otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on t , merchantable output of the mine at the rate five cents  per ton  Tho person operating tho uiinesha furnish  tho Agent with sworn returns accounting for  UIO .AgUIlb    Hll.ll [.wuiii    .v.w.....u ��������� -..0   tho full quantity of merchantable coa J mined  and pay the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights aro not being operated such returns  Tho lease will include tho coal nun ing rights  only, but tho lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surface right fi may  be considered necessary for the working of tho  mine at tho rate* 810.00 an acre  For full  information applica fihou    bo  mado to the Secretary of tho Dopartnio of  the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion hands.  W. W. CORY,  Doputy Minister o  the Intorior  N.B.-Uniuithori/.ed publication n-dvor  tisoment will not be paid for. 9-om  Done in the Most  Artistic Styles  Large and Modern Plant,  giving facility for prompt execution of all orders  Right Prices  Our Ideas are Effective and  Our Work of the   Highest  Standard  1  THE  HEDLEY, B.C.  Satisfaction Guarantee  # WiE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 8. 1915������������������;  m  f  3  I  ���������a  i*  Town' and Distruft.  Good Friday pas.-ed off quietly in  town; April showeis fell at inleivals  throughout the da \\ ,   ���������"_  Mrs.'O. P.   Dalton h'-fi   on-'Wednes-  ���������-day  afternoon's  train   on    a   visit   to  friends in Vancouver.  J. C. Slater, school teacher ofOlalla,  paid Hedley a vNit on Wednesday  between, trains.  "   Harold Townsend left -..on- Monday's  *   tiain for Republic,   Wash.,, "where   he  ���������expects to resiile'for it few months. ���������  Numerous gardens mound town  have, beenreceiving attention the past  few days,- prepaialory to seeding.  .Mfs.s Fi-iiser, ,of Tulameen, Is spend-  - ing-'the, Easter  holiday^ -v* the  guest  of Mrs. B. W.   Knowh-s, coming down  un Monday's train.        ' -  Miss Blake, of Pi inn-inn, caine down  on MondayVtraiii to spend her Faster  holidays in town, the. guest of Mrs. S.  ���������E.'Hamilton, Kingston Avenue.  Mrs. E. M. Daly and daughtei, Florence, of "The Willows." Keremeos,'  are. visiting friends iu town for-a few  days this week.  Tim Griffin has just completed the  paiuting of his residence on Kingston  Avenue, and as a result it is veiy  much improved in appearance.  C. A. Schis.-ler, game warden, was  in town on Friday on his Wfiy .to the  lower- Similkameen, where heoxpccU-d  to spend a few days.  A. Evans, who came down from  Princeton last Wednesday to assist in  getting out tlie Gazette last wpek, le-  tuined on Fiiday morning.  I have a erackcrjack .proposition for  a good live wire Agent iu Hedley.  Lady or gentleman. "Write me at  once. F. C. Ritchie, 132 Peniberton  Block, Victotia, B.C.  Misses .Tompkins and Walker went  down the valley on Monday to spend  their Easter holidays, the former to  Mrs. Bradshaw's .-and the latter to  friends at KereniHos.e  The series of films entitled "Lucille  Love" which J. K. Fraser has secured  for his picture sliow, and which he  puts on on Wednesday night of each  week, are attracting large audiences.  Mrs. Geo. Bowei-man entei taincd a  number of lady friends, at nn-"April  Fool" party on Thursday night of last  week.    Progressive   whist formed   the  The Giil.-.' Sewing-Club anil the  Basketliiill. Girls-gave, Miss-Newho'use!  a "china shower" last Thursday even''  ing at the lesidence,   of R. S.  Collin.   ,"  Bills a.re out announcing the third  annual visit to Hedley of the Musical  Eokhaidts-���������Swiss hand-bell ringers,  which will take place, on Mtinday  evening, April 12th.  Lust' Sunday evening a special  Easier Service was held in St. John's  Church      (Anglican); Appropriate  ���������Easier, by ins-wen- appointed and the  "Ahtheiirsiing by "J. Howe assisted by  .the choir .was well rendered. Rev.  G. D. Griffiths preached a masterly  sermon, taking as his text that familiar Easter phrase "He, is risen".  The Methodist Church choir volunteered their,services" for-the evening.  Altogether the service was greatly  enjoyed by the extia. large congrega-  lion present.  , -M-W  I  Call   and See  our   New   -  Samples    of   Wallpaper  Burlaps, Cretonnes. Etc.*  ���������'. '.. ��������� '' /    ���������';  fieclleu Drua & Book Store  - Hectl'esy, B.C-  Oveii is a wonderful baker. That's because  the.heat flues completely encircle it.      *  J  WAR  STAMP TAX  A win- lax of one cent has been, imposed on each letter and .post card  mailed in'Canada for delivery in Canada, United States, Mexico, United  Kingdom and iill British Possessions  to become effective on and from'Apiil  lolh, 1915.- Also a war slanip of one  cent will be attached to every postal  note and two cents' to every money  order  issued on and from April  15th.  I OF   INTEREST TO ������  8 ^     ..      ^   . 8  9gmfe  satisfies .. the   most exacting  cook on every point. Let the  McClary dealer demonstrate the fact.  Sold by HEDLEY TRADING COfiPANY  a  GOLF CLUB HANDICAPS  chief ainus">ment of the evening.    Oh,  you tarts! '   .'  Mis. "W. C. Lyall returned lust-week  from Princeton when1, she had spent  a couple of weeks visiting friends.  She was accompanied by herdaughter,  Mrs. Geo. Wardlc, who will lemaiii  here" for ii few days.  J. Be.-ile has secured the contract  for painting and kalsomining the  residence recently erected by Messrs.  Boeing and Brass on Kingston ..Ave.  for Paddy M-.nray. He commenced  on the job on Saturday last.  Work on the Government road  started up on Monday morning. Harry  Rose took a gang of about a dozen  men up and the 'camp was located at  a point near-the Similkameen river-  near the Arkett place. ���������    ��������� ���������  F. H. French and family motored  over to Penticton-la������t Thursday evening, continuing their journey as far as  Suniinerland -Friday. They were, 'accompanied -oh-Ilie'.trip but by..L. W.  Shatford, M. P. P. .;They- returned on  Saturday evening.  Mrs. S. L. Smith returned yesterday  from a tiip to Spokane, where she  had gone last week lo accompany  Mrs. A. II. Soukup, who"is undergoing  treatment for' her eyes. We aie sorry  to say that the last reports of their  condition were far from encouraging.  Mr. L. L. Woods of Portland, Ore.,  arrived in town on Friday's train and  expects to remain for the next month  or so paying much needed attention  to some of our local pianos. Many  here will remember Mr. Woods-1 when  he spent a similar period in Hedley  last year.  Archie McEachern has located a  gypsum deposit on the road between  Keremeos and Penticton, 'about ten  miles fiom Keremeos. He is at pres  ent working the property, and is negotiating with some Spokane capitalists in view of making a sale in the  near future.  Vast impioveinenls have recently  taken place in our local barber shops.  Ray Hilliard has had his place lathed  and plastered; in addition he has purchased and installed the hath room  fixtures from E. D. Boeing's building  near the bank of B. N. A. W. T.  Butler has renovated the Nickel  Plate Shop by kalsouiining and  painting the interior.  The following are. the handicaps  fixed for tlie Golf Club's" monthly  medal competition in which play will  take place on Thursday, Friday and  Saturday of Ibis week���������not Saturday,  Sunday and Monday as mentioned in  last issue. JVIembeis whose names do  not appear below will play fiom  scratch. The handicaps are of course  more or less tentative, and may be  amended in subsequent competitions.  Members shouldsee that-rin fairness  to all competitors���������the general rules of  the game are strictly adheied to in  this competition, inure especially those"  relating tivtho non-removal of obstructions prior to making if stroke.  A member must accompany, the  players as leferee or judge of play and  his sigiiatuie will he appended to the  score- card with those of the compel it,ois.'"  "Handicaps :  L. 0. Rolls scr.  P. Murray ,...'. ' scr.  A. W. Jack scr.  R. S. Collin '    8  G. H. Sproule '..      9  Jas. Clarke       9  Miss E. Jackson       9  H. D. Biu nes     10  C.-P! Dalton     10  G.' P.-Jones ���������     12  F. H. French     12  C. Brown     16  W. Corrigan '     16  E.J. Rotherham     18  B. W. Knowles ,     IS  Mrs. G. P. Jones :     20  Mrs. T. H. Rot herham     20  Miss 1. Tompkins     20  Miss N. Walker     20  Miss A. F. P. Allen     2*  Mrs. B. W. Knowles     22  Miss F.~ Messenger     22  generous samples of our famous Chick Food and Growing  Food in order that you nriy  test their wonderful values.  State name and address and  nearest post office, also name  and  address  of your dealer.  ������  X The VANCOUVER MILLING ������  g and GRAIN COMPANY, Ltd. ������  x S  k Vancouver, B_ C. v  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  Hedley  Gazette  $2 per annum  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal "Tickets  ��������� Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY;US.  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrapper  Visiting Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION.  Exact  IS A SPECIALTY WITH US  "Rough on Rats" cle.ns out Rats,  Mice, etc. Don't die in the House. 15c.  and 25c. at Drug and Country Stores.  FOR SALE  Team of-draft horses for 'sale  particulars apply to " -' -'���������;���������  Daly Reduction* Go. Ltd.  12-1 Hedley, B. C.  For  NOTICE  *."���������"  For Sale ���������A iiu"mber''of freshened  milch cows, cheap for cash.  Apply  H. Tweddle, V  12-2 Keremeos Centre, B. C.  Baby  Chicks  or  Eggs for   Hatching  from eight different  breeds, the best of  their kind in the valley. Get your order in first.  VALLEY  POULTRY  YARDS  L. V.  NEWTON  KEREMEOS   CENTRE,   B.   C.  |~|AVE You ever considered  the quality of your work  from the standpoint of careful  type composition and efficient  proofreading ? The reputation  of this house for good printing  has been established through  accuracy and attention to the  little details. Send your printing here and we will do it right.  Hedley Gazette  HEDLEY, B. C  ~JM������m  >*'">  ������������������ T.-.'iifi-i'in 'il 1E hWLi^)--^A^TT'E. -APRIL 'ft, 1915  REPORT  OF   HEDLEV ,  , '   '.  GOLD. MIN.ING_COMEAHY.  Coiiliiu'ud from Passu due  comfortable as possible., A large build-',  ing has been erected for,a dining i.-ooui-$  cook house, 'wasli House, dbuhge'iboin",'  etc. Theie h;is been installed .-i'coin  ph-te now,fire protection system, with  a large tank reser'voir for supply. !;-,  Diamond drilling, drifting.-uidstop'^  ing would indicate- that we have as  much reserve Jon: -at ibis date as \y'e;!  had la.st<year and of J.-iu equal gi'-ade.  We-can confidently stiy that the mine  never looked betlvr. iuid has a veiy  promising-outlook for 1915. "        '.-  Gomkh P. Jones,     . -       -i-.  GeneraVS'ii'lieiihtendenl'.  . ..- ��������� ��������������������������� -'-fi  Report ,of ,the! Treasurer.  'January 1st, 191o.  To the President nnd Stockholders,  Hedley Gold Mining Company:  Attached arc Balance Sheet of January 1st, 1915,- and detailed statement  of earnings in the year 1914:.  Tho net profits for the-year were'  $38S,228.(53.  The dividends for the year aggregated $300,000.00, or25 per cent, upon the  issued capital stock.  The undivided profits after all dividends were $1-560,321.88, on January  1st, 1915.  The new. all-the-year-round walei-  power plant wn* completed. $178,980.-  78 were expended on it in 191-1. This  added lo the $13,028.57 expended in  1913, was charged to capital account,  making total cost of the plant $192,-  009.35 or $7,990.65 less than the esti  mate of $200,000.00.  The cost of the new Traylor Crusher  $7,079.54. was clnuged to capital account, also the cost of a house built  for the Mine Engineer, $1,979.34.  All other expenditures, including extension of Dickson Incline, new mine  buildings, new fire pioleclion system,  have been chaiged to operating expenses.  The Company, on its formation in  1909, was provided with ii ca-.h winking capital of $280,000.00. lo this  should be added $300,321.8S of undistributed piofits. The following sums  have been expended since the Company Wiis formed, and chaiged to capital  account.  Additions to aiill and Want S1"!ti,-i52.IJ()  i\'c\v claim-; purchased    Mj,!)1''.13  Now I'owur Plant    l^.OO!).:1."  IT'J' ^fii**^,*-*-���������--'-ii������m--J  '-A*<C6at."of  will hilp. :We have thergoods.  Garden   Hose   and  Poultry and Mbsquito Netting.  Lawn Mowers    - - Sprinklers;  Wheelbarrows,:' Etc.  *6  Quality Plrst  99  H6BI6U TraflfllQG0.-BI1.  Total 8I7I.-J73.il  leaving a working capital of $166,019.-  ���������14 tit January 1st, 1915, consisting of  cash and accounts receivable..  Although the profits of 1914 were  more than enough to pay- dividends  equal to those of the years 1912 and  1913, the directors deemed it wise to  maintain a CASH surplus of iit least  $100,000.00.  Yours truly,  C. D. Phaser, Treasurer.  Lraisdit,  WE SELL FRESH GROCERIES  THEY   COST NO   MORE THAN  THE OTHER KIND.   ONE TRIAL  WILL CONVINCE YOU  FRASER BLOCK  LYALL  HEDLEY, B.C.  COMMUNICATION  All correspondence-to the editor Of the Gazette  must bear signature, otherwise it will not  1)0 published. The editor assumes no responsibility for the views contained in correspondence.  SIMPLE CULTURE OF ROSES  Editor Hedley Gazette,  Hedley, B. C.  Dear Sir:  As I have been asked numerous  questions at different times on trie  cultivation of flowers, if you will allow  me a small space of your valuable  ���������paper I will endeavor to give n few  pointers oii th-? cultivation of toipe.of  the more common and beautiful  flowers as I have found the most satisfactory way to cultivate.  Hedley being gifted with the most  perfect drainage, one can grow almost any flower that will grow north  of the 49th parallel, if they will'use  plenty of water in the proper way.  This is where I have found that a  great ninny mistakes fire made. No  person can do justice to a flower garden in Hedley by springkling the top  of the. ground with the hose once a  day. I find I get better results if I  give the ground a thorough soaking  iind then let it go for two oiA three  days, according to weather. Too  frequent watering causes shallow  rooting. Deep rooting is a very im:  portant matter in the production of a  perfect flower.  A few years ago I was told that  Roses would not grow in Hedley. It  is true that they will not grow here as  they do some places, but by getting  the right kind and applying a little  labor yon will be well paid for your  trouble. The hardy Hybrid Perpetual  ,'ire by far the best roses to grow here,  especially .for the beginner. As they  are  the   nearest to   the  briar, their  wood is the hardest and will withstand  winters  without, any   protection,   although it pays  to  give  them  a little  protection   of   straw   manure.    They  should not be protected lill the ground  has  been frozen  down  two  or  three  inches,   as  this   protection   is  not  to  keep them from freezing   but to  keep  the frost in the ground in case  a. thaw  comes as'that is when  the 'damage is  done.    Do not  be  afraid   to prune,  a  hardy Hybrid Perpetual.    Cut them  back at least two  thirds of the.  new  growth and make them  throw out as  much new wood as yon can as it is the  new  wood  that  bears   the blossoms.  Put about   three    inches  of   manure  around the bushes  as a  mulch and it  will answer for two  purposes, first as  a fertilizer and second as  it helps to  hold the moisture and  the bushes do  not lequireso much water and arc not  so apt, to mildew.    Mildew is one of  ti'.G most deadly diseases among roses,  but it can be held in check by dusting  the bushes with  flowers   of sulphur  which must be applied as soon  as  the  mildew is noticed.    Mildew is  recognized by small whitish grey spots appearing probably on just one leaf, but  it will spread over  the whole  bush in  48 hours.if weather conditions are in  its favor and it is   not checked.    To  apply the flowers of sulphur wet the  bush well with a fine spray from  the  hose, and  if you  have  not a proper  bellows to  blow it on  with use a salt  shaker.  There is a little reddish brown bug  with an armor plate on his back, and  a, bill as long as our local grocerytnan  sends in the first of the month. This  is the insect that is known as the rose  beetle. He is death on buds. He  makes his appearance about the middle of June just as the bushes are beginning to blossom, drills asmall hole  in the bud with this long bill of his  and kills the bud which withers, dries  up, and dries up.in a few days.  The only way to battle with this insect is to hand pick him. He does  his work in the hottest part of the  day, usually between 12 and 3 p.m.  The longest time I have noticed them  on my roses is a week or ten days,  when they disappear as suddenly as  they came. There is another.troublesome little pest that is known as the  rose maggot. This is noticed first by  the end of the new growth withering  and drooping as if from the hot sun,  but if you will pinch this withered end  off and examine it you will find'a tiny  little worm eating down in the tender  heart of the shoot. , Hand picking is  the only remedy I know of for these  two pests, which is not such a task as  one would think, us neither of them  stay for any length of time. Aphis  troubles a little, but one good spraying  with black leaf (extract of tobacco) is  all I h-ive.cver had to do to get rid of  them.  Climbers are more subject to mildew than bush roses. Among the  many kinds I have tried I have at  last found one that is perfectly hardy  nnd free from mildew and all insects. It is the American Pillar which  has beautiful bright green foliage.  The blossoms aie the same as the wild  rose but larger and grow in clusters of  10 to 00 in ii cluster. It blooms about  the middle of June and stays in bloom  lill the first of August. Climbers  should be pruned a little, after they  ars done blooming, for it is the year-  old shoots in the climber that blossoms  i.e. the growth that is made this year  will bloom next year.  In purchasing rose bushes do not  get over two.year old bushes for you  gain nothing. The roots are all cut  away, so it takes two years before the  bush is itself again. For my part I  prefer pot grown plants as you get all  the roots and the plants start to grow  at once.  In planting rose bushes do not use  manure around the roots as it causes  air cavities in the soil which dry the  roots out. Pack the soil siround the  roots well by tramping it with the  feet (the bigger the feet the better)  and put the manure, on top as before  stated. Follow these simple instructions, take an interest in the work and  you can have roses us well as anyone.  S. E. H.  is the great music festival  of the year. Without music  Easter loses much of its  significance. The Vi&rola  brings all the world's wealth  of sacred music into your  home.  Instead of hearing a few of these  beautiful hymns and sacred selections  sung "only once a year, you can hear  them often and come really to know  them as they deserve to be known���������  as they are rendered by the world's  best singers, on the Victrola.  Here are some of the favorite Easier  selections on Victor Records:  Angels Evec Bright and Fair  Unfold Yc Portals  Christ Arose  Beautiful Isle of Somewhere  Creation���������With- Verdure Clad  Gloria from Twelfth Mass    (Mozart)  Hallelujah Chorus  Lucy Marsh 1 m?5  1 unity Choi:)  Hayden Quartet| 16008  Harold Jams )  Lucy Marsh���������60055  Lyric Quartet���������31589  (Messiah)  Victor Chorus with Soma's Band  Hosanna    (Granier)  I Know That My Redeemer Livelh  Jesus Christ is Risen  Les Rameaux    (The Palms)  Les Rameaux    (The Palms)  Les Rameaux    (The Palms)  The Palms    In English  31770  Herbert Witherspoon���������74279"  (Messiah)  Lucy Marsh���������70071  Hayden Quartet��������� 16178  In French      Enrico Caruso���������88459  In French  Edmond Clement���������74319  In French Pol Plancon���������85020  Harry MacDonough���������31601  Any "His Master's Voice" dealer in  any city or town in Canada will be  glad to play any of these beautiful  Easier hymns or any other music you  ���������wish to hear.  Vidtrola VI     $33.50  With 15 ten-inch, double-sided Vlcftor Records  (30 selections,  your own choice) $47.00  Sold oh easy terms, if desired.  Other Victrolas from $21.00 to $305 (on easy  payments, if desired), and ten-inch; double-sided  Victor Records at 90c lor the two selections at  any "His Master's Voice" dealer in any town  or city in Canada. Write for free copy of  our 420-page Musical Encyclopedia listing over  6000 Victor Records. Ask to hear the great  British battle song���������"The Flag That Never  Comes Down," sung by Edward Hamilton, on  Victor Record No. 1 7696���������price 90 cents.  BERLINER GRAM-O-PHONE CO.  LIMITED  W$&  Lenoir Street, Montreal  DEALERS IN EVERY TOWN AND CITY  Victor Records--���������Made in Canada���������Patronize Home Products  533-430  PALACE,  Livery, Feed & Sale StaDles  lj HATCHING     EGGS ������  HKDLEY   B. O.  IT A good stock of Horses and  Rigs on  Hand.    H Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion  WOOD   F '  ~~Q Gompani!.  Phono 12.  p. J.  i'mtn-iotnr.  /'-'.^ A^MK^IMMtia  ^ppTO*.r������tr.i--;.r.*>-5,��������� ,;rr r Vjz%?,  _fc������.  SSSSE

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