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 ��������� 1 '.'VI:  V  -i   If  ���������r������������ ���������     -   -   -  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IV.  No. ni  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BAHK  OF COMMERCE  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1807  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager -  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, *- - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, - 113,000,000  PRESIDENT HILL PREDICTS.  He Says the Road Will Reach Princetdn  This Year ��������� Difficulties of the  Coquihalla iRoute.  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS* PAPER DISCOUNTED!  H  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  'current rates.    The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter, Manager.  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civii, Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial'  Land Surveyor.  THE LATE MRS.  HAMILTON.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  HEDLEY,      :      :      :      :  B. G.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      - .   B. C.  W. H. T. -GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,   .  Notary Public- Etc.  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -  B. C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate, Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied  For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantco Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. BAHiftes, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  I  I  HOLLAND, FRENCH  AND  JAPAN  * bulbs for fall planting.  &66ds-Tr66S-riants  fov the farm, garden, lawn or  conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties, at  reasonable prices.  Please bear in mind in placing your order  that our fruit trees arc not grown from  eheup imported picec root grafts, butare  budded on whole root seedling grown on  our own grounds andfrom bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps und  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.   CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the mainland of B. C.  H  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  ���������On Thursday morning April 9th,  after lingering for days between life  and death in a brave fight with the  grim reaper, the end came fcJi- Mrs.  S. E. Hamilton, bririging with it untold grief for . the bereaved family.  The ailment which caused her death  was rheumatism, followed by grippe,  cnusing partial paralysis, which first  Attacked the throat and the limbs of  the left side. There was " besides a  combination of circumstances working against her recovery, the most  serious of which was a weak heart,  and but for her extraordinary vitality  and hopeful desposition which would  not give in, the end would have come  sooner. There was present at the bedside her husband and their only child,  Frances, four years old; also her father  and mother Mr. and Mrs. Giles of Sand  Point, Idaho, and her sister, Mrs.  Koebel,; of Rossland, B. C. The deceased Olga Leona Giles was born at  Cherokee, Iowa, Dec. 24th 1878, and  moved west with her parents to Washington state when'she was four yesirs  of age. She graduated from the high  school-in Portland, Oregon in 1808,  .and was prominent in W. C. T. U.  work and other public matters. Froni  1899 to 1901 sho was superintendent of  the W.<���������. T. TJ. of eastern Washington. She possessed rare .histrionic  talent, and as a public reciter had won  many medals. In November 1902 she  was married at Medical Lake to'Samuel  Eldon Hamilton, and ever since her  marriage has resided in British Columbia. Early in the spring of 1907 Mr.  Hamilton came to Hedley to work in  the Daly Reduction staiiiip liiill, and  Mrs. Hamilton and her little daughter  followed in May.  During her residence in  Hedley she  proved herself   a   devoted wife and  mother, and made warm friends.    Her  elocutionary talent was shown in Hedley on her very successful management  of the entertainment on  the evening  ql last Labor Day, when she took full  direction in putting on a play in aid of  the hospital fund that was greatly appreciated by townspeople, who looked  forward to other presentations of a  like nature, but ill-health from rheumatism  during   the early part of the  winter prevented hpr from acceeding  to the general wish  in   that respe.ct.  In February she had made fair progress towards recovery,  but early in  March she was stricken with the- ailment which caused her death.    For  the. last three weeks of her  illness her  mother, Mrs. Giles, was in attendance  upon her, although during the greater  part of that  time,   Miss  Elliott  who  had first been called at the request of  the doctor,  also, bore a share, in  the  watching,  and   was struck  with  the  kindly disposition of her patient,  who  was always most grateful for any  service performed for her .and. most considerate for those in attendance upon  her.   The funeral, which was conducted by the Rev Mr.  Cameron  of Keremeos, took place on Friday afternoon  and was largely   attended  by townspeople, many floral offerings testifying  the esteem in   which   she   was   held.  The  bereaved husband and relatives  '(Vancouver Province)  "Performance is better than promises," said Mr.  Hill  in   discussing the  Grgat Northern project for building a  line   from   Winnipeg  to   Vancouver  through Canadian territory.    "A beginning has been made.    At interme-  dicite points we have many miles of  completed   road  that  would furnish  links in the proposed route.   We have  first-class terminals at Winnipeg, aud  have   also  reached  Brandon,  in  the  wheat-growing  belt.     But  the  construction of such a road will take time.  That's why I don't like to make promises.    We did not* promise to extend  the V. V. & E.  through the Similkameen to Princeton this year, and yet  we will reach that point before Christmas.   Difficulty is being experienced  in securing the proper gradients over  the summit of the Hope Mountains to  hook up the eastern section with  the  line now building east from Cloverdale.  "Perhaps you will not believe  it,  but our engineers had to hang on by  means of ropes in  making their surveys down the valley of the Coquihalla  ���������it is a veritable box canyon.    Rest  STEMWINDER    -  Mil TO DATE  Description of Present Condition of JFairview's Well-  -   .   known Property.  RESULTS OF RECENT DEVELOPMENT  South Ledge' Encountered at Depth for  First Time ��������� Stratheyre Properties  Acquired���������The Question of Power���������  Finances.  NICKEL PLATE LITIGATION.  Some Interesting Figures Regarding the  Output���������Longest 3-Rail Gravity  Tram in the World.  assured of one thing. All these engineering difficulties wjl! be overcome',  and befoie very long���������I again prefer  performance to promises���������we will "have  a direct line from Vancouver to-the Similkameen, Boundary and Kootenays."  PROGRESS ON CONSTRUCTION.  'No. 1  Camp   Makes  Another  Move  Steam Shovel Re-crosses River.  No. 1 camp has made another move  and is now located on this side of the  river at the lower end of Brushy Bottom. ' About the middle of last week  they began to move the steam shovel  and on Friday the crane and other  portions .of it had arrived at the new  location while the shovel itself was  being laboriously toted along the new  grades across the river, heading for  the point where the railway re-crosses  the Similkameen, over which a temporary bridge was almost completed,.  The cut on the new location is about  20 feet at the deepest point, and it is  not-long. When they finish this part  the next move will be. to the vicinity  of fifteen-mile.  On Brushy Bottom, J. Budd "has  completed a long stretch of grade running almost from end to end of the  bottom;  Between Fifteen-mile and Hedley  the gaps are closing up one by one,  many ;of the station men having finished their first sections.  The rock work at the saw-mill is  going on steadily. One thing that has  made it slower for them is that the  engineers compel them to use considerable of the. broken rock for fills. If  it had been simply a matter of breaking a way through the bluff, they  would have been through over a  month ago.  There will be considerable grading  across smelter flat, the stakes showing  grades all the way from 3 to 9 feet.  At Hedley the right of way has been  cleared all the way across the bottom  of Twenty-mile, and on Pinto flat the  .station grounds have been cleared off.  To complete the grading of the station  grounds a vast amount of work will  be required.   4.   DUNCAN  ROSS  GETS   PLUM  have the sympathy of all.  There is vigorous kicking along the  S. F. & N. at the discontinuance of  the Sunda-v train.  The Liber;i 1 nomination for Yale-  Cariboo which was given at Vernon  on Tuesday, went to Duncan Ross, the  sitting member. He was wise in coming from Ottawa toattend tho convention and watch his own interests, to  prevent being served as J. B. Kennedy  was in Westminster.  The Liberals of Yale-Cariboo have  certainly done themselves much more  credit than those of Westminster, for  after all there was no reason why the  convention should turn Ross down.  He has given the party aloyal support  that never for an instant wavered  during the term and no one can truthfully say that he has not~ shown ability. Huge rents in his armor there be,  but to the huskies on the other side of  the fence will belong the exploitation  of these.  Frequent references during the past  year were made in the Gazette from  time to time of progress on the Stem-  winder mine in Fairview, where during  last fall a large force was employed in  development work and getting ready  for installing new plant. In January  last, before the working force was'cut  down, for good and sufficient reasous  given in the Gazette two weeks ago, a  report was issued to shareholders from  which the following extracts were  culled by the B. C. Mining Record:  "About 1G years ago a company purchased five claims at Fairview and expended about $150,000 on them, doing  a considerable amount of development  work and erecting a, 10-stamp mill and  other machinery.   Soon afterwards the  principal owner died, and the work  was not proceeded\with.    One of these  claims is situated immediately to the  southeast of and adjoining1 our mine,  and another to the northwest;   the  veins beiug traceable right through the  claims. ��������� Our directors concluded that  the present was an opportune time to  acquire the property, and offered $10,-  OCO "in cash  and $15,000 in ordinary  stock (60,000 shares) for   the  whole  right, title and interest in the real estate, machinery, and  effects  of   the.  company, which has been accepted, it  being recognized that it was better to  have an  interest with lis,  as a going  concern, and also that while we can  open -up the claims from our present  workings, they would hav������ to expend  .several hundreds of thousands of dollars for plant and equipment to work  them themselves.  " In our repoi^ sent you October I  last, we stated that wo had run into  the main ledge in  the new vertical  shaft at about 50 feet below the ,300-ft.  level, and that it was large and good,  with free visible gold showing oh the  hanging-wall side.   Also that wejiad-  cross-cut to the main ledge on the '400-  ft. level,  where it is 12 feet wide and  showing average values of $8 per ton.  Further, that we had cross-cut to the  north ledge on the 200-ft. level, under  the fault,  and got it, and that it was  showing its usual values at that depth.  "Since then we have sunk the new  shaft to 10 feet below the 500-ft. level,  and there we ran into our south ledge,  which we never before had in depth,  although we ran a crosscut from  the  main ledge 245 feet to the south some  years ago to find it, and failed.   It is a  fairly large vein and the average values on the hanging-wall side for 4 to 5  feet are $13 to the ton  where we located it,  but until some drifting on it  is done we cannot estijnate the extent  of it.  " We ran a cross-cut 110 feet to tap  the main ledge under the fault on the  300-ft. level and found it, and it is a  magnificent  showing.      An   average  sample  taken from the hanging-wall  side for about 5 feet gives values of  $14.10 to the ton. We do not yet know  the width of the vein or the general  average value, as we have not got the  foot-wall yet.    It is) however, an unusually large ledge, and it looks better  now than when we  took  the  samples  from which the assay mentioned was  taken.   Should these high values be  maintained, of which  there  is  little  doubt, we shall be able to pay large  profits, and we. npw feel that it is simply an industrial proposition, requiring  proper management in all the working  details, and good machinery.    In our  recent purchase of hoisting engine, boilers, etc., wo have the best obtainable.  "A serious question which will soon  have to he taken up is that of power.  Wood is becoming scarcei- and dearer  all the time.   While our present water  power is  of great value for a certain  (Seattle Times.)  M. K. Rodgers, for fifteen years a  special representative of the Anaconda  Mining Company, the personal friend  of Marcus Daly, representative of the  Guggenheims in Alaska und "former  mining adviser for James J.cHill.' has  brought suit to recover a quarter interest in the Nickel Plate mine "at  Hedley, estimated to be worth more  thiin $4,000,000. An offer to sell the  mine at a $4,000,000 valuation was  tinned down by the Daly estate recently. The case will have to be fought  out befoie British courts, for the property is located on James J. Hill's new  Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern Railroad, now building bhrough British  Columbia. ���������*"'  Rodgers claims in his suit that he  was a mining engineer sent out by  Marcus Daly during his lifetime to find  profitable mining propositions on the  basis of ac 75 and 25 per cent, split.  Rodgers paid a quarter of his expenses  and as an illustration of his work for  Daly, he travelled 135,000 miles within  three years to find a profitable mining  venture. He travelled 36,000 miles in  Mexico alone.-  According to the Rodgers' story, the  Hedley mine was purchased by the  Daly corporation in 189S and has been  operated by the Daly crowd .and the  Daly estate ever since. A special feature of the work has been the construction of a 10,000-foot tramway, the  loqgest three-rail tram in the world,  which shows a difference of 4,000 feet  in elevation between the mine and the  lower level of distribution.  Since the mine has been shipping it  has sent $1,000,000 in* gold bullion to  the Seattle assay office and it is claimed that the company has now been put  on a pVoducing basis where an estimate  of Rodgers' shar������ figures far ubove  the $1,000,000 mark.  It is set up that the Daly estate has  attempted to settle with Rodgers on  the basis of a $2,000,000 valuation of  the mine. This settlement has been  refused by Rodgei-s. ���������'.������������������**���������  Rodgers is one of. the best known  mining engineers in this country.  CARD OF THANKS.  Mr. S..E, Hamilton and Mr. aud Mrs.  Giles desire to express their thanks to  the Rev Mr. Cameron and the people  of Hedley for their- attendance and assistance at the funeral of the late Mrs.  Hamilton, and kindness shown them  in their bereavement.  time of the year, it will be necessary  to obtain large power, and there is  ample available, and only requiring  the erection of a suitable plant. The  Southern Okanagan Land Company,  who are now arranging for the irrigation of their large estate around Fair-  view, which will require considerable  power for pumping, etc., will either  install a plant from which we could  purchase power, or work in conjunction with us in the matter.  ���������' It is likely that the 10-stamp mill,  which we get with the piachase of the  Stratheyre Mining Company's property, will be added to our present 40  stamps and will increase our output  about 30 tons per day. This can be  done at any time without stopping our  mill except to couple the driving shaft  when the addition is erected. It is a  good mill, although the stamps are  not so heavy as ours and therefore not  of so large capacity.  "We are now cross-cutting in the  mine on the 500-ft. level to the main  ledge, which should be reached dining  January; then Ave have to drift on the  ore on each level���������raise on it from one  level to another���������put in stations and  pockets in the. new shaft���������erect head-  works and install boilers and hoist-  prepare mill, cyanide plant and accessories before we can extract ore and  recover values. But all this work is  well under way and presents no serious  difficulties.  "The acquisition of the Stratheyre  properties is one of great importance,  to us and adds immensely to the value  of our mine, which has never looked  so well as it does now." THE   HE&LE^ GAZETTE,   A^PRfc 16, 1908.  *  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thuisdav*. bv the Hi;di.i:v Gaz-ktti:  PlUNTING AND PUllUSlUNG COMPANY,  J^iMirui).  at Hedley, B. V.  Subscriptions in Advance  ..������2.00  Per Vein- ,  Six Months   ' ���������  Advertising Rates  Measurement, 12 lines to the- inch.  Land Notices���������Cei-tiUeates of improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for (iO-day notices, and $5.00 for 80-dny  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. ������1.00 for one insertion. 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch.  10 cents per line for livsfc insertion aud 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  ������1.5:5; over 1; inch and up to i inches, ������1.00  per inch perinonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger spate than  four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  ehai-ffcs, based on size of space and length  of-time.  Advertisements'will bo changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than'onccamoiith  the  price of composition  will  bo -charged at  regular rates. ......  Changes for contract advertisements ^liquid  be in the oilicc by noon on' Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A; MEQRAW, 'Managing h'ditor.  Full MooTi  Kith  Last iiuar.  ���������23rd.  1908'  APR.  New Moon  1&30  First onaiv  .    8th:  1908    i  true diagnosis  of tlie"'ailment.  It-is-now   up   to -ourselves' to  j choose the remedyvuf one can  be found.  "Wore itnot that the letters  tire copy-righted and the privi-  j lege of using them comes high,  i.oo we would be pleased ' to reproduce this particular one. In  ���������ftiet Mr. Kipling might almost  be asked, in the' interests of  patriotism, to forego the copy  right on, this particular letter  so far as the press of British  Columbia is concerned, in order  that everyone might have an  opportunity of reading it. A  peep in the looking-glass once  in a while is good for any person whose ambitions still lead  hi in to seek the approval of his  his fellowman, and Mr. Kipling's Vancouver social storm  mirror is evidently a faithful  refleector. By all means have  a look in it.  Rev.   Pringle,    of  County Court of Yale.  SITTINGS of the County Court of Vale will  be held as follows, viz: At Fraternity  Hall, Hedley, on Wednesday, May Bth. 11108;  and at the Court House, Princeton, on Friday,  May 8th, 1008, at the hour of 11 o'clock in the  forenoon of each day.   By command,  ���������   HUGH HUNTER,  14-2 Registrar County Court.  Sun.  Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. fri. Sat.  County Court of Yale.  SITTING of the County Court of Yale will  be hold nt Fairview, B.C.,on Tuesday, the  12th day of May, 100S, at the hour of 11 o clock  in the forenoon.   By Command,  J AS. 11. BROWN,--  14-4 Registrar County Court.  THE BANK OF  ritish Nort  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until'they now exceed $50,000,000.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. U "Drafts bought and  sold. 11 Sale .Notes cashed or token for collection.  11 Money "Orders and Letters of Credit issued, payable in the leading cities of the world.  Escrows in connection with Mining Deals given special  attention. " , -  No. 332.  CERTIFICATE  OF THE  REGISTRATION  OF AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL  COMPANY.  "OOMl'ANIKS ACT, 1897.  "1  2  3  4  5  0  7  8  9  10  11  12  18  11  15  ~1G  ".n  18  10  20  21  22.  23  24'  25  2G  27  28  29  :-30  vrhose stinging  letters  A   FAITHFUL   MIRROR  The fifth instalment  in  Kipling's series  of "Letters to the  Family"   deals  with  the   anti-  Asiatic  turmoil  in  Vancouver,  and the result'of his investigations  was evidently   far from  satisfactory to himself and anything   hut   complimentary    to  British.   Columbians   concerned  in  'tlie   agitation.     Neither   is  there any reason  to  doubt the  accuracy   of   the   pen    picture  which he draws, or the genuineness of the conversations he reports.    Those outside the province who read this  letter  will  be apt to put us down as a community  of self-confessed   cowards and hypocrites.     And  the  worst of it   is   the. indictment  is only too true.    In fact that is  where the   shoe   pinches.    The  one saving feature in the situation is that in   so   far   as   the  domination of organizations  is:  concerned,    Canada    does   not  stand alone, and. people of. Gi-eat  Britain and the  United- States  who will consider honestly their  own   situation in   that   regard  will have to   admit   that   they,  themselves are in no position to  cast stones at us.  When  Kipling  was  here  he  jollied us   along,   tickling   our  faucv with oratory that was a  judicious mixture of salads and  confectionery���������his  own "sound  claret after  olives"���������but  withholding judgment upon the situation until  his  investigations  were completed  and   sufficient  time for reflection was given to  obtain due  perspective  for   his  word-picture.    When  here, the  only   off-hand   expression  hazarded by him, at all bearing on  the question was his oft quoted  "pump in the whites," but even  this he now modifies  or shows  to be inapplicable in the present  capricious mood of the average  British Columbian, as shown by  the attitude in certain quarters  towards the Salvation Army's  immigration movement, against  which the socialists in the local  legislature took no pains to conceal their  hostility  during  the  last session.  Altogether, Kipling's contribution, while showing us up in  no enviable light, is nevertheless wholesome in that it is a  Dawson,  to the  eastern press showing up immorality and gross irregulari-  ties in the administration of the  Yukon, has accomplished good  results already. He has compelled 'the.���������resignation--'of Girou-  ard whose career was most unsavory, and various other officials dropped out when the  searchlight was turned on them.  Mr. Pringle was wise in choosing an audience where the conscience was, more, tender than  if he had appealed to Yukon  sentiment dominated by tyrannical officials..'-' Another writer  might have made the same  charges as fearlessly and as  honestly and accomplished nothing.   It depends on the soil.  There is a little misunderstanding between King Edward and  the London Times.  ! The King's  mollifying letter to the Kaiser  in which the Times was given a  coat of yellow 'was considered  good diplomacy at the time but  it was rough on the scape-goat.  Apparently the jab rankled, for  the Times has just been getting  back at him.    The King generally spends  a   little holiday in.  France each spring that has had  good effect in promoting  cordial relations between v. the two  countries.   This year, however,  the holiday came at an inopportune time because of the premier's illness.   There was nothing  to show that the King  had any  reason to anticipate the premier's resignation at so  early a  date,  but the opportunity  for  the Times to get after him- for  neglecting his work was not to  be   missed.      It   makes   funny  reading,   that fatherly lecture  well peppered   with    sarcasm,  and yet it grated on the nerves  somewhat, for we are not used  to that.  T   HEREBY CERTIFY that the "Columbia  * Copper Company" has this day been registered as an Extra-Pun incial Company under  the "Compernios Act, 1897," to carry out or eifect  all or any of the objects of the Company to  winch the legislative authority of the Legislature of Hritish Columbia extends.  The head ofliee of tho Company is situate ub  the city of Spokane, Spokane county, state of  Washington.  Tlie amount of the capital of the Company is  one million dollars, dhided into one million  shares of one dollar each.  The head oiriecof the Company in this Province is situate at Princeton, and F. P. Cook,  merchant, whose address is Princeton, 11. C, is  tho attorney for the Company. Not empowered  to issue and transfer stock.  The time of the existence of tho Company is  fifty vonrs, from tho 31st day of March, A. 1).  1SKM.  * The Company is limited.  GIVEN under my hand and Seal of Office at  Victoria, Province of Hritish Columbia, this  Fifteenth day of February, one thousand nine  hundred and eight.  [r..S.] S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  The objects for which this Company has been  established and registorcd-are :���������  To carry on the business of mining, milling,  smelting and reduction of ore-, of all kinds; -to  work, operate, buy, sell, lease, locate, acquire,  pioctue,"hold and deal m mines, lands, metals  and mineral claims of every kind and description hrthe United States of America and in the  Piovince of British Columbia; to carry on and  conduct a general mining, .smelting, milling-  and reduction business; to pmchase, acquire,  hold, erect and operate electric lighfcand power  plants, for the purpose of mining and tieating  ores,- for the purpose of furnishing light and,"  creating power for all purposes; to bond, buy,"  lease, locate and hold ditches, flumes .Mid water  lights; to construct, lease, buy, sell, build and  operate railroads, ferries, steamboats, tugs,  tramways or other means of transportation for  transporting ore, mineral and other materials;  to ow n, bond, buy, s-ell. lease and locate timber  and timber claims, and finally to do everything  consistent, proper and requisite for the carrying out of all objects, and purposes in the fullest  and bioadcst sense, within the territory heretofore mentioned. 10-5  Hedley   Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  I Eastern Townships Bank  X     i ... a:.        -     . ���������=���������  Established 1859 "     ���������  ( CAPITAL AND RESERVE, $3,000,000  Head Office :   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  79 BRANCHES IN CANADA  Keremeos Branch  J. ft. R. Rome, Manaoer  ipecooooosos-aoftooosb-s-^^  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN    HEDL>&y, B, 6.    101111111011  YALE-CARIBOO ELECTORAL DISTRICT  A Convention  of the :Liberal-Conservatives of Yule-Cariboo will beheld  _v__ :lt  v  Ellison Hall, VERNON'  on  NO DANGER FROM HIGH WATER.  The spring is latei- than average, this  year-. While the grass has already  uifide a good showing and butler-cups  are everywhere, there is not yet any  appreciable rise in the streams. Three  years ago. the 10th of March saw sufficient increase in Twenty Mile to run  all the machinery, and two years ago  fording the Siniilkameen was impossible after April 25th, which was considered a late spring, but high water  has ceased to have much concern for  us in Hedley, which is now doubly  protected from the fury of Twenty-  mile by the cribbing along the. bank  and the darn on Twenty mile lake.  The cribbing, by confining the creek  to its own bed, caused it to deepen its  channel over four feet in places:, and  the dam holds back the water in Twenty mile lake until the surplus water  from melting snows in the mountains  has had time to run off.  Thursday,-April-23rd, 1908,.  for the purpose of selecting a candidate to contest the forthcoming Do-:  minion Elections in* the interests of  the Liberal-Conservative Party. Local  Associations are requested to meet  and appoint, delegates at once. Representation at the Convention will be by  delegations from the Provincial Electoral Districts of Grand Forks, Greenwood, Similkameen, Okanagan, Kamloops, Yale, Lillooetand Cariboo. One  delegate will be appointed for each  twenty 6Y fraction of twenty votes  cast at each poll. . Accredited delegates  may vote either in person or by proxy,  but not more than five proxies shall  be held by any one delegate.  .-.Chair will be taken ai, 2 p. in. All  Conservatives are invited to attend  the Convention, but only accredited  delegates will be allowed to vote.  PRICE ELLISON,  Pros. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  .1. A, McKELVIE,  Sec. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  I - ���������:? ,���������������������-> -**���������-*?    **.       * J*^V* *   *- *     ~* *V,*_ < V      ������>. -*   ,      ,. ���������**���������������*(   <   "SJi .   U ^   *���������*     **���������  ,���������_,</ * -^   t v   >* ���������*?: fv:  ^ *->-,*-. *."   -. -'s>^y i*jL-lr*" *���������:Ll  TflE, LEADING MOTEL OF TtiE. SIMlLKflMBEN VALLEY  :--   .������������������This-house: is "new and strictly first class  .-'���������. in  every respect,  being equipped with all '  modern conveniences���������electric light,  tele-'--. '  phone, baths, etc.       : :       Rates moderate.  W. T.-ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  WHEN YOU HANKER FOR'  'Fresh-Beef*  ��������� I  ���������I  j  I  5  3  J  N  T  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Ml THE  HEIjfcBff GAZETTE,. AgR^L 10, .1908.        THE        Great Northern  ftOtCl  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both tabic  ':   :   :   :      and bar.      :   :   :   :  X        AU tho wants of tho travelling.     , fi  S        public   carefully  attended   to. ������  'Town and Distrkft  Money saved by having- your   Boots repaired.   J. Critchley  SHOEMAKER  and Harness Repairer  Has  opened   in   the old repair^  ��������� store, opposite^Love's drugstore.  The spring is Here ; get your  BOOTS REPAIRED  before the rush begins! Comfort  and ease in old boots. Bring in  your Harness before you~begin  spring work. .,   in-5  Grand Union  Hotel   HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  PA1A6&  Livem, Feed & Sale Stables  ���������*-,  'HEDLEY, B. C.  if A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand. ~'J$ Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'Phone 14.  - iHHIS BROS."Proprietor*.  ** ���������*  N "is  Mrs. S. L. Smith and-daughters are  expected-horiie in about a week.  John Love went to Vernon on Monday to attend the Liberal convention  as delegate.  ^ Mrs. Revely went to Keremeos on  Friday last to spend a week with Mrs.  Lowe at the R ranch.  F. H. French, manager of Sliati'oiilH  Limited, wheeled over from Fairview  on Friday last.  ' Mr. J. K. Fraser sprained his ankle,  yesterday, at the ore bins, and a forced  holiday for a few'days will result.  W. J. Goepel, inspector of government ageucies, went through to Princeton last week, returning on Saturday.  For plain sewing, repairing and len-  o.vating gentlemen's clothing, try Miss  Elliott, Kingston Ave.'  Road supervisor Deardortt' started  for Otter Flat on Tuesday to have a  look over the roads in that portion of  the riding.  The number of acceptances already  to hand makes the Miners' Union hall  on Monday evening next an assured  success'.  Mr. and Mrs. Giles and their daughter Mrs. Koebel, with her two children,  left on Monday morning, taking with  them little Frances Hamilton.-  Mrs. Rodenback returned on Friday  evening from Victoria -where she has  been in the hospital, but has made a  satisfactory recovery.   .  Diamond drilling on the Yale Mining Co.'s properties is going forward.  The diamond-setter is Mr. McMillan  from the Nicola country.  i , h  ��������� M. Daly of Keremeos, *" accidentally  put a bullet from a 30-30 rifle .through  his hand Saturday. The. bullet grazed  his shoulder in passing, so it was a  very close call. >  *���������'  Rev., J. Thurburn Conn returned on  Saturday evening from Okanogan  Lake points and went to Princeton on  Sunday morning, where he was to hold  service Sunday evening.       .    ,   .-  Who is ,W. W. Rogers, formerly of  Phoenix but latterly of Hedley; who  told" the Pioneer that it wouldbe: well  on to the time for the snow to fly  again before trains would be running  to ..Hedley?  -������       -���������.'*���������.-   -.���������'���������        .. ���������. ���������   ������������������ ���������������  T.  Alfred : Love,  -who: bought   the  Phoenix Pioneer and also owns the  Morden Chronicle, is taking the' mail-'  agement of the. Pioneer- himself and  NOTICE.  NOTICK>iH hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I, John .Jnekhon, of Hcdloy,  B. C, intend to apply to the superintendent of  provincial police, F. H. Hussey, of Victoria, for  a renewal of a retail liquor licence for the Now  Zealand Hotel, located In Hedley, B.C.  .JOHN .IACKSON.      .  Hcdloy, li. C. April 10th, 15108. IU  notice;  NOTICE In hereby given that, thirty da.VH  after dale, wo, Itoucrt Herring and Anton  "Winkler, of lledloy, 1\.O.t intend to apply to the  superintendent of provincial police, P. H. Huk-  Key, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor  licence for the Grand Union Hotel, located in  Jlodloy, B. O.  .HEItitlNG & WINKLER.  Hcdloy, B.C., April lfitli, KfOS. 14-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE Is hereby gh en-that, thirty days  after date, I, \V. T. Atherton, of Hedley,  1$. C, intend to apply to the superintendent of  provincial police, If. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renowal of a retail liquor licence for the Hotel  in Hedley, B.C.  W. T. ATHERTON.  qnor  Similkameen, located in Hedley, B.C.  ,     . W. T.  Hedley, B.C., April loth,' 1008.  14-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, we, Frank li. Mc4.rth.ur and  Thos. Guincy, of Hedley, B. C, intend to apply  to the superintendent of provincial police, P. S.  Hussey, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail  liquor licence for the Commercial Hotel, located in Hedley, B. C. ,  .      McARTHUR & GUINEY.  Hedley, B.g., April 15th, 1008. 14-1  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I. Vandcr J. Rose, of Hedley,  B. C, intend to apply to the superintendent of  provincial police, F. S. Hussey. of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor licence for -the Hotel  Hedley, located in Hedley, B. C. .  VANDER J. ROSE. '  ncdlcy, B.C., April loth, I'JOS. , 11-1  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  afterdate, I, John Cosgrovc, oMlcdlcy,  B. C, intend to apply to the superintendent of  provincial police, 1<\ S. Hussoy, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor liccnec.for the Park  Hotel, located 011 the Similkameen river; four  miles west of Hcdloy, B.C. .    -        .  .    JOHN COSGROVE.  Hedley, B.C., April loth, 1������0S. lt-4 *  NOTICE.  Pianist and flGCompanist  Certificated ��������� Royal College of Music,  London; and pupil of Herr uojtze. Saxc-  Weimar, Germany, will receive pupils.'  at her residence.   Terms on application.  Miss Lowndes, Daly Avenue, Hedley.  Try  ;-WVV\\\\������l\SS^.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  ^^-fe^Wrfttttft0^  ] :���������  1  X  K  x  K  X  K  x  *C  x  X  X  X  X  V  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing; more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.    Kates   moderate.  JOHN LIND,  Proprietor  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE !  has made ������1 very good start. He is  acting wisely to follow as closely as he  is.dc-.irig -the old Pioneer 'sty-loot makeup and arrangement of matter..     '.... ���������'  H. Stevenson, who hai-fbeen exploiting the Dolphin group, near Olalla, B.  C, for several months,-Avas in town  last week mixing up pleasure, with-  business. He'expeets to 'scion return  to:work on the property he. ���������hasxhad  charge of, as the showing indicates  that he has what is the making of a  paying mine.���������Prospector.  The V. V. &E. are changing tlie.  the wagon road at the lower end of  Brushy Bottom; which will make considerable improvement. That is one  feature to which chief engineer Kennedy pays strict attention and shows  that he has more regard for- public  right's arid public, convenience ��������� than is  generally credited to railways.  Mrs. Logsden gave an At' Home yesterday, afternoon for her fricuid, Miss  Richards of Loomis. Miss,Richards,  who is on the Loomis post office staff,  was disappointed oh receiving a message requiring her to retu'rn home on  Saturday, and tbus depriving her of  the opportunity to attend the Miner's  Union ball on Easter Monday evening.  J. R. Way is in charge of Love's  drug store during the hitter's absence  in Vernon. J. R. has just- returned  from a telephone, repairing tour west  to Otter Flat, where he had a hard  time of it wading around in wet snow,  and it seemed like the good old summer time to get back where, the dust  has been flying for over a month and  'the buttercups are everywhere in evidence. He reports the phones in good  talking order up the valley.  Robert Stevenson, father of blie >Si-  niilkanieen, paid Hedley a visit lust  week, looking hale and hearty, having  wintered as well as any of the. younger  colts. That is because he stayed in  the Similkameen instead of going to  Spokane when; he had so bad a time  in the winter of 1907. He feels almost  as young and vigorous as he was -10  years ago when he. was the boss jockey  and 100 yard sprinter in the valley,  and is immensely pleased at the near-  prospect of realization of his old-time  dream of a raihvay running from end  to end of the ���������Similkameen.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  ..-" after date, I, Harry Jones, of Fairview,  B.'C.lintond to apply to the .superintendent of  provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of ii retail liquor licence for tho Golden'  Gate Hotel, located in Fairview, B.C.  HARRY JONES.  Fairview, B.C., April loth, 1908. ��������� 14-4 .  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I, Evan Morris, of Fairview,  B. 0., intend to apply to the superintendent of  provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor licence for the Miners'  Home Hotel, located in Fairview, B.C.,  EVAN MORRIS.  Fairview, B.C., April loth, 1908. ,    14-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is? hereby given that, thirty days  afterdate, we. J.-IT. MoKchxic and W. .1.  Guincy, of Osoyoos, B.C., intend to apply to the  superintendent of-provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor  licence for the Osoyoos Hotel, located at  Osoyoos, B. C.       . '���������  McKENZIE &-GUINEY.  Osoyoos, B.C., April loth, 1S08. 1-1-1  NOTICE.  NOTICE.is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I, NV..B. Hinc, of Okanagan  Falls. B. C; intend to apply to the "superintendent of provincial police, l<\ S. Hussoy, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor licence for  the Alexandra Hotel, located at Okanagan  Falls, B. C:  W. B. IUNE.  Okanogan Falls, B.C., April 15th, 1008.        M-l  t)o You Want a New  Spring Suit,  >' ->i  ���������  of the latest Style,  Cut, Fit* and Finish  that can be procured   ?   ?   ?   ?  If you do, you should  have it made by  f  The Campbell t  M'f g Co,     !  This firm's Made-to- X  ^Measure Clothing is recognized as the best produced  in Canada, and we personally guarantee, that you  will be pleased with anything bought- from them*  through us. We are'  their sole agents.  Their large -range of  spring samples have just  arrived, and we invite you  to coine- and -look them  over.  SHATFORDS,  LIMETE0  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE (Si. REITii, Proprietors.     .  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in -Connection^-  ,-���������...-,     ���������--���������';���������;---���������������������������������������������-F*eii*rtoeiri-lcs-*A\o*rsef--:;.-  PUmPING PLANTS  FOR   IRRiqATiQN  If yon want one this season, remember that we have  supplied most of the successful irrigating" outfits on  the western continent. ' . -  ���������      Take no chances-and save money. . /       ,.  -, '       We will install your plant-under a definite guarantee. .   _  Write us now and give, us time to do it.  Canadian F^alrlDai-ilcs Go.  tc������.  MONTREAL  TORONTO  WINNIPEG  CALGARY  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I, II. S. Pittendrigh, of Rock  Creek, li. V.. intend to apply to tlie superintendent of provincial police, F. S. Hussoy, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor licence for  tho Rock Creek Hotel, located at Rock Creek.  Rock Creek, B.C.  IT. S. PITTENDRIGH.  April 15th, 190S. 14-1  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  afterdate. I, .James Wallace, of Princeton, B.C., intend to apply to the superintendent  of police, F. S. Hussey. of Victoria, for a renewal of a retail liquor licence for tho Princeton  Hotel, located at Princeton, B.C.  .JAMES WALLACE.  Princeton, B.C., April 15th, l!I0S. 11-i  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, we, George A. Golrtsbrough &  Amy A. YVorgan, of Allison, B.C., intend to apply to the superintendent of provincial police,  i<\ S. Hussey, of Victoria, forronewnl of a retail  liquor licence for tlie Allison Hotel, located at  Allison, B. C.  GOLIKSBROUGH & WORGAN.  Allison, B.C., April 15th. IMS. 14-4  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, [, 1). A. Cameron, of Camp  McKintiey, B. C, intend to apply to the superintendent of provincial police. F. h". Hussey, of  Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor licence  for the Camp McKinncy Hotel, located in  Camp Me Kinney, B. C.  D. A. CAMERON.  Camp McKinncy, B.C., April 15th, 15I0S.       14-1  Certificate of Improvements.  LONG SHOT, MAPLE LEAF and SELKIRK  Mineral Claims, situate, iu tho Osovoo.-s  Mining Division of Yale District. "Where  located:   On Dividend Mountain.  -TAKE NOTICE that 1. Chas. A. Stocks, of  -1 Keremeos. acting ns agent- for AV. .1. Gnihil tt. l'"reo Miner's I'erlillcate No. B7*-("l>* N. .!.  Cuvunugh, Free Miner's Certitkate No* B TWO;  U. D. Mitchell, Free- Miner's t'ertitlcate Xo. B  lOClo'2, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to tho Mining Recorder for CVtitlcatos  of Improvements, for the inn-pose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tlie issuance of such Certificates of Improvciuents.  Dated this 15th day of .January. A. D. lOOS.  -10  C. A. STOESS.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, 1, A. D. Broomflold, of! "West-  bridge, B. C, intend to apply to thosuperin  teudctit of provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of  Victoria, for renowal of a retail liquor licence  for tho Westbridge Hotel, located iu West-  bridge, B. C.  A. D. BBOOMFIELD,  AVestbridge, B.C., April 15th, 11)08. 14-1  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I. R. G. Sidley, of Sidley. B.C.,  intend to apply to the superintendent of provincial police, F. S. Hussey. of Victoria, for renewal of a retail Iirjuor licence for the Mountain View Hotel, located at Sidley, B.C.  R. G. SIDLEY.  Sidley, B. C. April 15th, 190S. .14-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, I, David McBride, of Bridc-  villc, B. C, intend to apply to tho suporinten-  ���������ilent of provincial police, F. S. Hussoy, of Victoria, for renowal of a retail liquor licence for  the Bridevillo Hotel, located at Bridevillc, B.C.  DAVID McBRIDE.  Bridovillc. B.C., April loth, 1908. 11-1  The  Old Reliable" Shoemaker  SHOES MADE TO ORDER  SHOE and HARNESS R.EPAIRING A SPECIALTY  Rear of Shier's Clothing Store.  13  I  When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  17?.  k THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,  APRIL  16,  1908.  WORK   ON   POLLOCK.  *%- The Lower Tunned Going- In  Rapidly-  ���������*��������� Property Improves'Say by Day.  :fo-  Already 90 feet Of the lower tunnel  started on the Martin claim of the  Pollock group has been run, and the  results thus far have been most satisfactory. The ground has been favorable to good progress being made.  This tunnel' will show the vein at  greater depth and give more backs for  ore extraction. '  The warmer weather has begun to  retard them somewhat in the length  of time necessary to clear but the  smoke after bln'sting; but this difficulty will be overcome by an up-raise to  the surface as soon as the vein is encountered.  This week, track is being laid to  enable them to use a car, as the distance to which the tunnel has advanced is too great for handling the  muck with any- degree of satisfaction  by means of  Wheel-barrows.  From this on the river will make  traffic back and forth a little more inconvenient. Since the ice went out  they have been using a boat, but occasionally the boat manages to get on  the wrong side of the river, and fording is at present neither safe nor pleasant, owing to the icy temperature of  the water., Later on, the railway  bridge which will cross the'river a little lower down wiU prove a great convenience to them. The G.-N. R: protect their bridges and trestles by decking them over with broken rock, making a-roadway'*' over which stock or  vehicles could pass provided they were  willing to incur the risk of keeping  out of way the trains.  The work in the tunnel for the next  few weeks' will take on a*keener interest especially for those who hold stock  in the. company ; and from all indications they will soon have reason to  think more highly of their stock-than  <v ;;  Is  A  Safe   Investment  And  Will  Make  feM^JhtfSHiav *s ^ie suPP*y P������hit for the Nickel Plate monn-  BKljtlil^b'J tain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  .Plate"���������the richest gokVmihe in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and-business  'centre of the  ...PRICE OP LOTS...  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one "of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of '   -  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the i-oute of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Raihvay ; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, aiid town lots will bring  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....   $400 to $600  Other Streets       . .$200 to $400.  ��������� ��������������������������� ��������� * ���������'���������  .... A tjl-vir!������>....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Who Invest Now.  Purchase a few Lets before the Railway Comes=  ever.  For F*ull Particulars, Maps Etc.,  -'.--, -APPLY   TO ���������  CONSERVATIVES  ELECT  OFFICERS  The Hedley Liberal-Conservative  Association held their- annual meeting  on Monday evening last w_hen the following officers were elected:  Honorary Presidents���������Hon. R. L.  Borden, Hon. Richard McBride, L. W.  Shatford, M. P. P. and W. E. Burntt.  President���������J. D. Brass, 1st vice  president, G.M. Gilbert; 2nd vice president, ,E. D. Boeing; 3rd vice president,  D. McPhri.il: Secretary-treasurer, A.  Megraw; Auditor, P. H. French.  Executive Committee���������Jas. Clarke,  O. J. Marshall, H. D. Raines, T. H.  Rotherharn, E. E. Burr, H. S. Joyner,  R. G. Shier, S. L. Smith, Paul Brodhagen and Thos. Bradshaw.  The annual meeting was^also made  the occasion for choosing delegates to  the convention in Vernon oh the 23rd,  when the following were elected: For  Hedley; A. Megraw, j. D. Brass, L.W.  Shatford, Jas. Clarke and R. G. Shier.  For Bradshaws, Geo. M. Gilbert; for  Nickel Plate, (1. P. Jones. x  Before adjourning, the following,  resolution was unanimously passed:  Resolved that we the members of the  Liberal' Conservative Association in  meeting assembled wish to place on  record our implicit confidence in' the  present leaders of the Conservative  party, and the representative in the  Legislature.  We firmly believe that with a united  front our present leaders will ensure  an overwhelming victory at the coming election in the Dominion of Canada.  L  W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  ey City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  ��������� -       -        HEDLEY, B.C.  Hotel For Sale.  ON Similkameen River, 3 miles ivest,of Hedley and in -'close proximity to Pollock  Mines. Railway right of way is now being  cleared close to the hotel, and heaviest piece of  work on the way to Princeton is within a mile.  This is a snap.   Good reasons for selling.  11-5  JOHN COSGROVE,  Hedley P. O.  The  Family Tree. .  A pleasant piuu.me. iiierally. for  those who' have no 'more pvcviida;: <ri-  ties-and wish to get o*:f*i.!e the r e-i-  vironment at least in tli-nudit wi!: opea  up before her who begins to n: > n.i a  family tree. Tracing one's gene ! ���������:'��������� \  may .become���������probably will become?-.a  .matter' of absorbing auiu.seni.eiit ���������������������������������������������d  attention, for St entails a thread ^-r.'.i-  ered up here, dropped there. ������ leu-.-r  to write, a book to re;nl. a re;.>*!s'e;* iO  consult. To tlie self absorbed. tii.e  despondent, the listless, one may recommend this diversion as certain to  suit even rather"'uYor.bUl conditions of  temperament, and yet ns certain to  gently force the mind -lwn.v t'raiii itself to other persons niid tilings hi  opening up a wider and wider field of  reflection.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok- Yalk.'  TAKE NOTICE that E. E. Burr, of Hcdloy,  1       agent for A. Megraw, of Hedley, occupation���������publisher, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described lands.������������������  Commencing at a post planted on the north  boundary of Lot 261 and 40 chains'east of the  northwest corner thereof-; thence 20 chains  north; thence 80 chains west; thence20chains  south; thence 80 chains cast.  9ti ^2.  March 26th, 1908.  EDGAR ELMER BURR/  Agent for A. Mkgkaw.  11-10  NOTICE.  Commercial Hotel   ���������      Hedley,  B.C.    "������������������'.  ��������� .'   '   ':  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  ���������    AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS^ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  The Kelowna Courier did not like  the Gazette's views on the changing of  the S. S. Okanagan's summer sailings.  It deprecated calling names, and insinuated that the Gazette had been  guilty of that, which was very far  fetched. Then the Courier pitched in  to call names itself. Judging from his  language, and the pedantic suffix  which the Courier editor uses in subscribing hinself on his editorial page,  his readers will have little difficulty in  seeeing that he has very effectively  appropriated and applied to himself  the opprobrious name which he called.  Qiinlnt Prayers.  The chief of the Leslies is said to  have prayed before .si battle: "Be on  our side. An gin ye carina be on our  side, aye Isiy low a bit, sin' ye'Il see  thae carles get n-hidin' that must  please ye." An old covena'nter, wlio.  ruled his household with n rod of iron!  Is said to have prayed in all sincerity at family worship: "O 'Lord, lute  n_care o' Rob,, for he is on the great  deep, an' thou boldest it in the hollow  o' thy hand. An' hue a care o' Jamie,  for he hue gone to light the enemies  o' his country, an' the outcome o' the  battle is wi* thee. But ye need mi  fash o' yersel' wi' wee Willy, for I hue  him here, an' I'm eawpable o' lookin'  after him mysel'."  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  ���������fAKE ���������NOTICE'that E. E.Burr. of Hedley,  ���������*���������     agent for Jennie Burr, of Hedley, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at ti post planted on the north  boundary of Lot 2fil and 40 chains west of the  northeast corner thereof; thence 20 chains  north ; thence 80 chains east; thence 20 chains  south; thence 80 chains west.  EDGAR ELMER BURR,  . Agent for Jennie Beaut.  March 26th, 1908. ' 11-10  I    McArthiir <������b Giiiney,   -  -  Fraprietors  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following sire the'readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Apr. 11 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  Apr  o  6  7  8  9  10  11  30  20  44  48  44  50  50  15  14  17  19  23  25  29  NOTICE  "Certificate of Improvements.  "BLUE BIRD" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : Camp Mckinney.  TAKE NOTICE that. I. Hugh Mcgraw, Kroe  Miner's Certificate No. B93167, intend, 60  days from the date hereof, to apply to tho  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the abo������o claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section .'17, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement**.  Dated this llth day of April, A.D. 1908.  J.I-.10 ,H. MEG11AW.  Careless ot Honors.  Eastor Kneipp, the famous discoverer of the "barefoot cure," who was  appointed chamberlain by the pope,  cared little for the honor. He did not  even take the trouble to open the letter announcing the appointment and  first learned of the honor conferred upon him by the arrival of a deputation  at the Woersihofen cloister to congratulate him. He declined to be addressed, however, as "monsignore." It was  with difficulty that he was persuaded  to leave his retreat to go to Rome to  thank the pope.  Aversige maximum temperature 42.14  Average, minimum do 20.28  Mean temperature 31.21  Rsiinfall for the week    .      inches.  Snowfall      '"       "       7.  COllitKSi'ONDINO WEKK OK LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 59  Average nisiximuin do  Lowest minimum do  do  GEO. KII*BY, flanager.  First Class in  Every  Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Pen ticton-  Princeton  Stage  Jane.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  Average mini mum  Mesi n  Apr  o  fl  7  8  9  10  11  do  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  44  44  58  60  53  60  07  51.28  15  25.42  33.56  Minimum  30  26  32  44  36  37  38  IKC*  m  ^i$il'i  Basis ot His Esteem.  "It is proper to respect nn office under the'���������government," said the patriotic  citizen, "even if you do not happen  to approve of the man who holds it."  "Of course," answered Senator Sorghum. "It is to the office that the snl-  ary'and perquisites are attached, not  to the individual."���������  Fixed to no spot is happiness. 'Tin  nowhere to be found or everywhere.- ���������  'Vi>v.'\  Average maximum 'temperature 55.14  Average minimum do 34.71  Mean do   ~~"   44.92  Rainfall for the week     .04 inches  Snowfall for the week   . "  COlUtKSI-ONDING WKKK OF LAST YKAtt  Highest'maxim um temperature 67.  Average , do do 58.85  Lowest minimum do 23.  Average do do 28.14  Mean ' do 43.49  \fit mate er]^nc| J&j^.->Einc������cY-r  m^yiMienes on Zinc bp fljBpppi'W  ������ur price* m%wttf&\foiam^  gua% of ojbAj Jfiim '&m$wv ���������& **��������� vp  Jtetft triWe ciuraBrS fori! J^v^^en&uai:  trial BrSeri^}^3rKejJlale3 prove si >*j*i������v-*  mimMcoivmiA  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE !  BBaaeattsssmai

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