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Array AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 25. 1912.  Number 16.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [IS years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C  THE DREAD HARVEST  Loss of Life on Titanic Reaches Figures That are  Appalling  CASE LOOKS BAD FOR S. S. COMPANY  GOING AFTER COMPANY  Action Against Diamond Vale Coal Co.  in Consequence of Recent Disaster  in the Nicola Field.  Thrilling' Tales by Survivors���������U. S. Senate is Probing Cause. Reckless Speed  Maintained When Danger Was  Known���������No Precautions Taken to  Avert the Calamity.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknes, Prop.       pENTroxoN, B.C.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches,  Properties,  Mines, Timber,  Water; Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C  X. TnojirsoN I'lioxi-; srymoui: SiH'l  MGK. WKSTKKN CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Ofliees and Warehouse. SI7-GU Bcatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B.C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  Hedley    fliners'    and    nillmen's  Union, No. 161, W. F. of M.  Regular meetings of the'Hedley Local, No.  lfil arc held bn the first and third Wednesday  in the month in Fraternity hall and the second  and fourth Wednesday at the X. P. Mine  O. M. Stkvkns T, R, WrLLKV*  Proficient Fin-Seeyetary.  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. -13, A. F. & A. M.,  are held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  S. E. MAHILTON,  W. M  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  ii A  It  It  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hcdloy Local Camp meets in  Fraternity Hall the lirst and  third Thursdays iu the month.  C'r.AKK K. II. .SlMl'SON  Counsel Cleric.  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge  1711 are held on  the   third   Monday   in    every  ���������>^-aa*i������Si^^nio,ltl1 iji Fraternity Hall.   Vjsif  ,'ing brethern are cordially invited to attend."  ARTHUR KING.W.M,  TO LOXSDA LF/, Seu't.  ]DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  IjYVill he at Home ollice in Oroville, 1st  I to 11th of each month.  llOffice  on  North   Main   .Street.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors, Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL KNGLVKKR am. BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND .SURVEYOR  Star Building Princeton  HILLIARD'S  BARBER    SHOP  FOR AN KASY SH.VVI-'  '   '!''      HOT & COLD BATHS  aNext door noith of Grand Union Hotel  ;������������������������������������ '���������      ���������������������������������������������' iiii  ; SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  Fuller details of the Titanic disaster  is told by various survivors and fuller  particulars from . reliable sources as to  the total death loss reveals an even  greater calamity than that which was  given out with the admission of the  S. S. Co. that the loss of life would  reach 1300. It is-now seerr that the  loss goes a little over 1600.  The Senate of the United States are  pioceeding with an investigation at  which all the surviving officers of the  -Titanic and some of the men are being  detained.  The leading points of the investigation thus far are that the captain was  driving the ship at full speed with the  hope of establishing a new record and  that they had received warning from  two separate sources that there were  icebergs in the locality where the ship  struck. It is also told by survivors  that there were no searchlights being  used and no extra lookout. The only  thing by way of precaution was that  the ship had been steered 60 miles  further south than the usual course irr  order to avoid icebergs.  It was further shown that the ship  had not struck the iceberg full on  which would have resulted in the destruction of only the forward bulkheads but had been given a glancing  blow which enabled the iceberg to rip  open the plates along a large portion  of the side and rendered so many of  the wa*rer-light. bulkheads useless that  any remaining bulkheads there might  have been were unable to keep her  afloat, and she went down by the  head.  The conduct of the officers and crew  after the accident was, however, most  commendable in the bravery and unselfishness it displayed and in this respect-they atoned in a great measure  for the fool hardiness and lack of care  which brought on the disaster. Neither was their'conduct better in this respect than thai of the passengers. The  captain's call to his crew through the  megaphone, "Be British" appealed to  the Anglo-Saxon that was in the passengers as well, and while there were  women or children aboard who were  willing to take their place in the boats  no men tried to displace them. The  men who were saved were taken into  the boats only after all the women except those who would not leave their  husbands were takerr oil'. Only two  men among the Canadians were saved. One of these got in because he  was required to man a boat and the  other accompanied his wife after there  were no other women to be saved.  Major Peuchen's narrative censures  the officers very much for the carelessness which brought on the disaster-  arid tells of incompetence on the part  of some of the ship's crew who were  manning the lifeboats.  Colonel Grade told how he was  driven to the topmost deck and jumped just before her final plunge has  passed.  "1 jumped with the wave," said  Colonel Grade, "just as I often have  jumped with the breakers at the seashore. By great good fortune I managed to grasp the brass railing on the  deck above, audi hung on by might  and main. When the ship plunged  down I was forced to let go and I was  swirled around and around for what  seemed to be air  indeterminable time.  DOWN   WITH  THIS  SHIT  "After the sinking of the ship it appeared to me as if I were propelled by  some great force through the water,  this might have been occasioned by  explosions under the water. I recall  that I was most fearful of being boiled  to death.  I reached the surface after a time  that seemed unending. , There were  dying men and women all about me  groaning and crying pitcously.  Prior1 to his departure for London on  Sunday last, Hon. Mr. McBride, as  minister of mines, concluded his consideration of the testimony taken at  tho coroner's inquiry into the circumstances of the recent deplorable disaster at the collieries of the Diamond  Vale Coal company, near Merritt, the  verdict of the jury sitting at Merritt,  and the subsequent special reports of  the provincial mineralogist, Mr. W.  Fleet liobertson, and the chief inspector of mines, Mr. Thomas Graham.  It is understood that the government will at an early date institute  proceedings against the colliery company under. the Coal Mines Regulations Act, but not for manslaughter  under the criminal law.  The result of the minister of mines'  investigations, with his memoranda  thereon, is now obtaining the consid-  eeation of the attorney general, to  whom the matter has been referred  for subsequent ac tion.  GRAND MASTER'S VISIT  Hedley Masons Honored by Presence of  Chief Executive of the  Order in B. C.  PROGRESS ON THE G.T.P.  Ottawa, April 17.���������Mr. Collingwood  Schrieher, chief consulting engineer  for the Dominion government, has  just returned from a tour of inspection  over the most recently constructed  portion of the G. T. P. main line in  the West. He was as far west as Tete  Jaime Cache, which is fifty miles west  of Yellowhead Pass. In conversation  with representatives of the press this  morning, Mr. Schrieher stated that  the Grand Trunk is now completed to  a point 278 miles west of Yellowhead  Pass. Track has been laid from Prince  Rupert 16-1 miles eastward. This leaves  a gap of 490 miles still to be'construct-,  ed. ' '    '  Mr. Schrieher remarked en the fact  that the line, so far built in British  Columbia represents the most difficult  of mountain construction. By the end  of the present month thirty-five more  miles will be graded on the section  this side of Tete Jaime Cache, while  on the section east of Prince Rupert  grading is being done to a distance of  2-15 miles east ��������� >f Prince Rupert.  Mr. Schrieher* reports that labor  conditions are unsettled in the northern part of British Columbia, although conditions are better than  they were a year ago.  Capt. Bernier, of the  steamer Arctic has been suspended  pending investigation of the charges  made against him and certain members of his crew who were accused of  engaging in fur trade with the natives  of the Arxjtic regions.  "Aerate-like block of wood floated  within my grasp and I grabbed it.  However. I saw an overturned boat a  short distance away and swam to it.  "On this raft���������it was really a collapsible boat that was called a. raft���������  there already were lying more than  twenty, men who seemed to heloni?  to the Titanic crew. Two men, one in  the how and the other in the stem*  propelled us through the wreckage  with pieces of wood which answered  for urn s.  For the first time since the lodge  was organized seven years ago Hedley  Lodge of-A. F. & A. M. had the honor  of entertaining the Grand Master of  the Masonic Grand Lodge of British  Cairrrnbia. The distinguished brother  came in from the Boundary and was  accompanied by Past Grand Master,  H. N. Rich, and Grand Senior Warden  John M. Rudd. Unfortunately their  time was limited, for the Grand Master, who is business manager for the  Vancouver Province newspaper is too  bus}' a man to remain a.w.iy longer  than is absolutely necessary, and consequently was unable to stay here as  long as the brethern iir Hedley would  have liked. On Friday, * the day  of their arrival, they were taken up  the tramway to see the Nickel Plate  mine and had the advantage of being  shown over the mitre by general superintendent, G. P. Jones, who piloted  the party. It was a new experience  to all of the visitors and they appeared to enjoy it very much.  In the evening the Grand Master  and suite met the members of the.  lodge and went very thoroughly into1  the work and standing of the lodge  pointing out wheie improvement  could he made ami offering most valuable suggestions. Orre most desirable  end to which he has1 drawn the attention of all the lodges in the province  is that of making adequate provision  for the safe keeping <_)f the records of  the lodge and their preservation from  danger of fire by having some fireproof receptacle. That his visit cannot  fail to prove of great value to the lodge  is evident to all for he has the faculty  of communicating much erf his own  enthusiasm and zeal to those with  whom he may come in contact in his  official capacity.  The Grand Lodge of British Coluiri  bia have ever set a very high standard  for its officers arrd particularly the occupants of the Grand Master's chair  and that high standard is well sustained by-the present incumbent. He is  the first Grand Master, who in visiting the lodges of the jurisdiction has  made it his business to see that Hedley lodge shall form part of his itinerary, and in the two officers of Grand  Lodge who accompanied him we have  the present, the past, and the future;  for, while Past Grand Master Rich was  unable to visit us during his term of  office, he has made ample amends for  the omission by accompanying the  Grand Master on this occasion.  After closing of the lodge a banquet  was spread and done ample justice to  as might well be expected after the  more or less arduous labors of the  fore part of the evening. The toast  list presented by W. Bro. S. E. Hamilton, the Master of the lodge, was  somewhat shorter than usual on such  occasions, but in view of the fact that  there were three noted visitors to  respond to that of the Grand Lodge it  made up in interest and throughness  what it lacked in length.     The toasts  THE STRIKE SITUATION  Railway Construction at Hope-A month's  Delay is Net Result of Strike  The West Yale Review of last week  has the following on the C. N. R.  strike:  "By noon to-day all the station men  on the C. N. R. construction between  Hope and Yale will be at work. Except at Camp, 12.all were at.work on  Friday. The bottom has fallen out of  the strike, the strikers are tired of  short commons and mock-court discipline and would gladly return to  work. The net result to tire contrac-  tractors will be a net delay of about a  month.  The activities of the provincial police has restored normal conditions  practically from Hope to Kamloops.  The strikers are still numerous but are  getting tired of their soup kitchens  and would like to get wages again to  spend as they please.  The bridge gang arrived at Hunter-  Creek Tuesday night and are now at  work with the span over Silver Creek.  The track-laying crew is beginning  its advance eastward from" Cheain towards Hope. West, from Cheain to  Port Mann, there is now a, well ballasted road, material for this work  having been taken from the gravel pit  at Cheain during the past few weeks'  delay. The slide has now been thoroughly cleared away, the slight trouble  over a right of way and compensation  at Popcurn has been straightened out.  and there is no obstacle between the  end of the track and Hope. The probabilities now are that the track will  reach Hope about the middle of May.  Ocean  THE INEVITABLE EFFECT  Blow in  Travel Receives Severe  the Titanic Disaster  Wrnnipeg, April ISth.���������Terrified by  the fate that overtook the Titanic,  warranted by the shipping agents  proof against all hazards of the sea, a  number of Winnipeg people are cancelling steamship reservations made  befoie the catastrophe. A local steamship agent says his company, which is  not connected directly with the tragedy, is losing a lot of eastbound business from western Canada.  A   KOOTENAY   MINING   SCHOOL-  Till-:   RAFT  FL'I'.I.  "Presently the raft became so full  that it seemed she would sink if more  came aboard, and the crew, for self-  preservation had to refuse to permit  others to climb aboard.  "Hold on to what you have, old boy,  we shouted to each man who tried to  get aboard. 'One nior-e of you aboard  will sink us all."  "And many whom we refused shouted as they went to the death, "good  luck and God bless you'.  "And so we passed the night, with  the waves washing over us and buried  in water under our feet.  "Long before light we stood in  columns, two deep back to back, balancing ourselves, fearful to move lest  the delicate balance should be disturbed and all of us thrown again into the  water. The hand of God seemed to  have soothed the sea. and it was calm  when we first saw the twinkling lights  of the Curpathiu. We recognized her  as our rescuer.  Concluded on Page Four.  were "The King and the Craft" to  which all responded by singing "God  Save the King." "The Grand Lodge  of British Colunibir" brought excellent  helpful addresses from the Most Worshipful Grand Master and the Past  Grand Master and Grand Senior Warden. "Pioneers in Masonry" was responded to by Bros. Brass, Cameron  and Megraw. The remaining toast  was that of "Visiting Brethern" which  brought in some lesident Masons who  have not yet affiliated with the lodge  here, while the Junior Warden's toast  and "Aulii Lang Syne" brought a very  pleasant evening to a close.  SHE IS GETTING THERE  Woman is  Raised to the Bench in  Australia.  Nelson,   B.   C.  April   16.���������The   announcement made  here on Thursday  night by Hon. H. E. Young, Minister-  of Education, when   waited upon by a  representative joint delegation asking  for  the  initiation  of a mining school  for  the Kootenay,  that the government would consider arranging courses  of lectures   for  prospectors   and  others  interested  in mining  if an  attendance  of fifteen  students  could bo  guaranteed, is being actively takennp-  The  terms   imposed  by  the  minister  are  regarded as ridiculously easy of  fulfilment,   and the opinion is general  that an   attendance of fifty  or   over  could    be   guaranteed    for   a   winter  course.    It is a notorious fact that the  money  sent out of the  Kootenay annually  for correspondence courses in  mining subjects would support an entire staff  of instructors.     There is no  doubt but that the provincial government will be invited to act on the minister's tentative promise, and establish  such a course at this city.  NOT CATCHING ON  Home Rule Receives Rebuff at Hands of  Electors of Nottingham  Melbourne, Australia, April 18th.���������  Nancy Isaacs, daughter of Justice  Isaacs, has been raised to the bench of  the Australian Commonwealth high  court and will be her father's judicial  associate. The appointment is regarded as the world's greatest triumph for  women lawyers. In Great Britain and  some of the great self-governing colonies women have not yet achieved admittance to the bar.  London, April 19.���������The East Nottingham by-election caused by the retirement through illness of Capt.  Morrison, resulted in a Unionist majority of 1,501. The figures are: Sir-  John Ress, Unionist, 6,482; T. AV.  Dobbson, Liberal. 5,158. This is the  first by election in which home rule  was made the leading issue and the  result of the contest was anxiously  looked forward to by the leaders of  both parties as an indication of how  the question of the hour is looked on  by the provincial electors.  Vancouver comes second in the list  of building permits in Canada for  month of March. Toronto is the only  other city ahead of her. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE APRIL 25, 1912.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ���������sued on Thursdays, by the"IIkoi.hv (.'! azettk  PiuxTiNi! and I'um'.iKiu.s-i; Company,  I.i.mi-i-HIi.   at Hedlev.   M. ('.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Veur. ' '..:.',' - ,82.00  "   < United .StatesI '.   Advertising Rate*  Measurement. \2 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement; etc;  .?7.(K) for (iij-ilay notices, and $.���������������.<)() for'iO-ilny  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  ' ��������� inch, 81.00 for one insertion. 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion and o  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable In advance.  ' Changes for contract advertisements should  ' bo in the ollico by noon on Tuesday to .secure  ttention for that week's issue  .   -Advertisements will tie changed once every  jiioilth if advertiser desires, without any extra  ' charge. For changes of tenor than once a month  he  price of composition will bo charged at  regular rates.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per.month  Sl.*>.">; over l inch and i:p to i inches, bl.00  per inch pel-month'. To constant advertisers  talcing larger space than four inches,' on  application, rates will be giveii ot reduced  charges, based on si/.e of space and length  lives of of those who had .been  drowned. Panicky legislation ���������'pre  maturely born under shadow of some  great calamity is never wisely framed  and the spur of the moment is not  the time to evolve a proper plan to  wipe out abuses that may have be-  2.50 I come deep-rooted. ft took years' to  -���������establish the law which gave to the  shipping world the "Plimsoll mark,"  and a little of.the same care and deliberation will not be amiss in this case.  The attack ot Senator Rayner upon  Bruce Istiiay was both cowardly and  hi iital in the extreme rind McMullen,  of North Dakota, manfully told only  the truth when he said that the people  of the United States in their mania  for speed ���������''are more t������> blame for the  disaster thaii the White Star line.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  METEOROLOGICAL.  ofjtime.  A.'MEGRAW. Managing Editor.  Full Moon  Last, ci liar  191^  APR  New Moon  17.  First quar.  24.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tucs. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  14  21  2S  1  8  15  22  29  9  10  23  30  3  10  17  21  1  H  IS  O  12  19  (5  13  20  27  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  To  blame the. Titanic   disaster oir  the tendency to increase  the size  of  the ships seems a very prevalent error  on the part of many papers!    There is  really no good  reason we can see for  coining  to  that  conclusion.     It was  not the  size of the Titanic  but the  speed   at which she was  being  driven  and the lack of  proper  vigilance  and  care    that  was  at fault.     Long  immunity from mishap  is almost sure to  breed slackness, and  if the increase in  size could  in  any  way contribute  to  the direful result it was in the greater  feeling  of security   the  larger vessel  inspired, which   might induce a reckless   captain    to  relax   his    vigilance.  Common    carriers    require    constant  supervision   and it is   the  duty  of  all  governments   to  see   that  the  supervision will be both competent and constant.      How   the  British    Board   of  Trade  which had the responsibility of  .seeing that all   passenger ships  carry  ample  life-saving equipment for  the  number of    passengers, should  have  s-lifped   up   in    this    matter    seems  strange,   but nevertheless    they   did.  The   three   most   urgent    safeguards  would appear to be compulsory use of  searchlights after nightfall, the carrying of ample number' of life boats and  an   efficient system   of   wireless   telegraphy    with  an   ample   number 'of  operators to relieve one another.  I Tho following are the readings show-  i ing temperature, etc., for the week  ' ending April 20,1912 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum  38  15  11  3S  30  33  ���������1l������  Average maximum temperature38.71  Average, minimum do        21.12  Mean temperature 31.50  Rainfall for the week 57.00 inches.  Snowfall        "        " 8.  CORltESPON'DlNG WEI5IC OK LAST YEAlt  Highest maximum temperature 40,  Apr 14  13.  . 10  17  18  19  20  Minimum  21  25  23  25  24  23  27  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything  New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  .Liquors and. Cigars and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  to Wealth  is found by forming habits of economy. Spend a  little less.than you earn and put the surplus in  a Savings Account where interest will be added  twice a. year.  (1  ���������" :���������' will receive deposits of $1.00 and upwards.  76 Years in Businesi    ��������� ���������'     Capital and Reserve Over $77500,000  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean  . do  do  do  do  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  . 50  62  ���������58  Apr 14  <  15  19  17 52  18 .-.. 53  19 47  20 -������������������        vr 50  34.57  0.  20.71  27.04  Minimum  30  30  39  38  39  40 ..,  40  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY1 PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Keal Estate. Mines,  Crown    GranUs   Appliccl   For  Under  Land  Act and'  Mineral Act.*  Average maximum temperature-54.  Average minimum     ���������..  do 3,7.42  Mean    ��������� , -..,-, do 45.71  Rainfall for the week  0.00 inches  Snowfall       "       "      0.36  CORKESr'O.VDIXa WEEK OF LAST year  Highest maximum temperature 72  Average do do 03.  Lowest minimum do 27  Average.      .   do do 35.57  Mean do 49.28  FRATERNITY  HALL  TWO NIGHTS Commencing  >  25  The.  action    of    the   United   States  ���������Senate  in'precipitating the   investigation into   the sinking  of the  Titanic  showed   questionable    judgment.       If  the object is to legislate   in some form  that will secure  a greater measure   of  safety  to the I ravelling public  it is of  course desirable to obtain   all   the   information   possible  at first  hand, but  there is no likelihood  at all   nor does  any one  expect at this  juncture  any  enactment  of  the   kind   to   be  forth-  coining in a few  days'   time:   but  the  zeal of the worthy  senators   was such  that at one  time  they  seemed  determined   that every    man-jack   of  the  Titanic's  crew   (notwithstanding  the  fact that their friends   across   the  Atlantic   were anxiously  awaiting  their  return)   was to   be detained  ponding  the outcome of the investigation; and  on   the   heels   of   the   anxiety   these  friends    had    suifcred    before    they  learned that their own flesh  had been  saved from the waves  they   were now  to fear that they had  been  placed  in  the prisoner's dock  to answer for the  A Favorite of All  TOM MARKS  ' THE FCTNXY IHISH COMEDIAX  supported  by a   Strong and Capable  Co. presents the Happy Comedy  with the Real Laugh  HIS IRISH HONOR  OK "HELLO, BILL" t  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  American Central Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co..  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Maryland Casualty Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  n  Henley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  ���������CHIVER'S   JAMS  If you are particular about bought jam  you're safein recommending this brand  You them have something reliable and  of rcalmeril:  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  ���������-'-���������-������������������������---���������--���������-������������������'������������������-=������������������-" and :-'-' ������������������-1-:---.;---^---  Cheaper than the (Cheapest  ':' * 'is a. straight life/policy in ���������  OF Cif  Oliver's Jams are what you need.  Schubert's Supply Stores  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  The history of thousands of policies,  oh "the "'-above plan shows that it has  cost less .than four dollar's per year to,  car'ry a policy bf one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this call-on the local representative and see the history of  one policy for 20 years; then ask yourself whether yon know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show.a  similar record.  A CLEVER PLAY  CLEVER SPECIALTIES  CLEVER PEOPLE  Prices 50c, 75c and $1.00;    Reserve  Seats on  sale at City  Drug Store.  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  It is  the people's  Company and   its  profits are all for the people  This accounts for the wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.  ���������  i  ���������  "���������  X  X  X  X  W. J. TWISS  Manager for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  pya rrt/>kcJfalfiGriej,.Zfnj:-  Skhings.Cufj ������.J>rir(jingJJJ.-jtt'f  jtrorri PIiotos&DrauXrigsJar  Sool<letf,Proypezti, (aialogtief  cA'ealypapegf, andal/purpaxe;.  Phone main 6454  (^poftantyJVeiilffiSraVi'ffgCsQ-        ���������  nrnamsam  Advertise in the  H e d ley Gazette  and watch Results  THe London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a. complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with  the   Goods  they ship,   and  the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged  under  the  Ports  to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRAD]'] NOTICES  of leading manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in the -principal provincial towns j  and industrial centres of the United,  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for- 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for ������1, or larger advertisements from ������3.  X  ���������  ���������  x  ���������  X  ���������  ���������  A great railroad terminus' a great grain shipping' port���������a  great factory centre with a population of at least 50,000���������that  will be Port Mann, western terminus of the Canadian Northern, five years hence.  Factories to employ over 5,000 men, grain elevators arid  flour mills, big freight yards and railway shoys���������these are already arranged for. ' A year fro hi today property values will  be treble���������five years hence they will be''ten times today's  prices.    Every lot bought NOW will make you a fortune.  Close  In Lots, $250.00  RAILWAY ADDITION - practically adjoining C. N. R.  property is easily tlie best Port Mann subdivision on the market. Values must go up 'enormously. High, dry, level lots,  33x122 feet, $250. Terms $15 down, $10 a month. Xo interest  or taxes.    Send for booklet and lithographed plan.  41  ������')  ������i  I  '41  ������!  4  4  <-  Colonial Investment Co.  "THE PORT MAN PEOPLE"  Vancouver, B. C.  A. MEGRAW, Local Agent  The London Directoru 60. Ltd.  25, Abchurch Lane. London, E. C.  WIIKN WRITING ADVERTISKlfS 1-'I,KAS1S  MISXTION   THIS PAPER  :   1  '   1  ______���������    J  H *  11  i 1  n  ���������  1  !    fl  1    1  ��������� 1  /   1  __���������   1  1  c  ���������   *������������������  I fc  I   -*���������  1   ll  1   ������  1 y  1 rJ  1 y  ���������  10-:hn  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  R  fi  ai  01  &  w  Pi  ai:  en  til  th '!  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 25, 1912.  Town and District.  John McLeod, of Nelson, fishery inspector,.was in town on Tuesday.  A ten__jacre young fruit orchard was  sold at Penticton last week for $0,500.  George Loudon, of Keremeos Centre  was in town on Saturday between  trains.  3Jiss Florence Daly, of Keremeos,  spent the week end in Hedley with  Mrs. Sproule.   '  There was a strong representation  of commercial travellers in town the  beginning of the week.  Messrs. Boing and Brass left for  Keremeos on Tuesday to begin operations on the quarantine building. -  Oliver Typewriter for sale at a bargain. Practically new with printype  letter.       Price  $85.00.      Inquire   this  office. -" - '  'Albert Wingate, a miner at the  Nickel Plate, came down Sunday suffering from a' rupture brought'about  by lifting, and has gone into the hospital. " :  The Greenwood Agricultural Association met yesterday to adopt constitution and by-laws arrd appq'intconr-  mittees for the fall fair on Sept. 30th  and October 1st. ��������� ,      ���������  G. N. Bisset, of Sudbury, was in  town on Tuesday. He is interested in  mining in Northern Ontario and is endeavor ing to get hold of the latest  ideas in milling practice.  The personal effects of the late Constable Aston were sold last week at  Penticton ��������� by public auction. W.-T.  Shatforu bought his pedigreed racer  "Swift McNeill" for $2S5. ���������  A public meeting to consider fire  protection will be held at the Commercial Hotel to-morrow (Friday 20th)  at 3.30 p.m. Every property holder  in Hedley should be present.  Harry Tweddle with his new Case  auto is going to run between Penticton and Keremeos on the alternate  days with XV. E. Welby's auto and  thus a daily service may be counted on.  Charles E. Mink, representing the  New Dominion Cartridge Co. gave an  exhibition of fancy shooting on Tuesday to demonstrate the accuracy arrd  reliability of the ammunition made by  his company. He certainly can shoot  some. ..  Okanagan Falls will hold their  second annual celebration on June 3rd.  A good programme is being arranged  consisting of horse-racing, athletic  and acquatic sports. The secretary,  sports committee, will give any information desired. :_'.;.-....  Some-prospecting outfits have been  seen in town during the past week.  There is no part of the province that  offers better encouragement to those  pioneers of industry who have added  so much to the country's wealth than  the hills overlooking the Similkameen  river.  W. A. McLean has put up a neat  fence around his lots on the corner of  Scott avenue and White Street and  has sown the grounds with lawn--.grass  and Dr. McEwen has also prepared  his lots on Daly avenue for a lawn and  sown it. All these improvements help  out in beautifying the town.  The West Yale Review, published  at Hope, announces the return to that  place of James Corrigan after his stay  in the hospital in New Westminster.  'It further states that D. Neyin, who  has leased Mr. Corrigan's timber limits  on the Coquihalla, has made an assignment for the benefit of his creditors.  J. Procter, representing Tisdall's  Limited, Avas in town last week in the  interests of his firm. The business  formerly conducted by Chas. E. Tis-  dall has been incorporated into a joint  stock company of which Chas Tisdall  is president, C. T. Rolston, vice-prcsi-  rrent and H. B. Morley, formerly of  Armstrong, secretary.  The Great Northern have .given notice that as soon as the telegraph is  completed to Coahnont they will run  a train there twice a week., 'If that is  all it is going to be it will fall far short  of what the'1 people have been led to  expect, and the cutting out of the  Oroville layover with a daily through  run to Spokane would appear to be as  j far off as ever.  T. D. Pickard went to the Apex the  end of last week to note progress being made. He had a hard tramp of it  through- the amount of fresh snow  which had fallen. They are still working along and as the connection was  made some time ago between the tunnel they*were driving on and the drift  from-the .'bottom of the old shaft, the  development must be giving satisfactory results or they -would not be  pushing it along so steadily.  The break in the (flume at the big  trestle, while playing hob with April's  output and profits/came nevertheless  at a most opportune time and is a sort  of blessing in.disguise. Coming as it  did before the. water had made any  appreciable gain, the repairs effected  will .increase the carying capacity of  the flume to a considerable extent, for  thesagin the flume at that point decreased it a great deal and the change  made in effecting the repair will not  only restore the old normal so far as  that portion is concerned, but the How  of-water will be still.further needier-,'  ated by taking out the bend. Thus,  for several months to come, with the  full head of-water which can be counted on, the Big Doble waterwheel  should keep things humming, in fine  shape". ' If all the other weak spots  would only-quit leaking for a while it  would make things still better.  Thursday   night   the   Tom Marks  Company  will appear in   Fraternity  Hall  when  one of  the   wittiest and  most  laughable comedies  Will-be presented  ''HisTrish Honor'".     The play'  gives  each  and  every  player a large  scope for some clever acting and  the  comedy  end, which  to a large extent  is handled by Mr. Marks, is something  out Of'the ordinary, making, as it does  one continuous  laugh from the rise of  the curtain  on the first act to the fall  of the  curtain on   the last act.'  It is'  not -for us to say "that it could not be!  in better hands',' as we all kno\y "Tom";  Mr. Marks  is one of the  most popular  comedians on the American stage and  by the  interest already  taken by the1  theatre-goers of Hedley we  predict a:  full house Thursday night to welcome  to Hedley the very .popular and  re-j  liable comedian,  Tom Marks, and his  excellent company. Many noteworthy  vaudeville   numbers    are   introduced  between  the nets,- which greatly -add  to the pleasure of the evening.       ���������'-*������������������-  EXCLUDE HAWAII FRUIT  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  CAMP HEDLEY  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY C8TT TOWNSITE COMPACT, M,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager      '    - HEDLEY, B.C.  ix-i-is   'i*^:  ������IP  .^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������*  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  (pOAL mining 'right's  *  ���������  ._ of the Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Tcrri-  torici and in a portion of tho Province of British Columbia, nriiy be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of ������1 an  acre. Xot more than 2,5(10 acres will-be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to tho Ag-ent, or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bo described by sections, or legal sub-dh isions of  sections, and in unsiirveyod territory the tract  applied for .-.hallbo .staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of 85 which will be refunded if the rights  applied "for'arc 'not available, 'but not*otherwise. A royalty'.shall be paid-on the merchantable output of the mine .-it the rate of five cents  per ton '    "    "  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Ag-ent with sworn returns accounting for  the full quantity 'of merchantable Coal *miiied'  and imvv tho royalty 'thereon.   If'the coal niin- _  ing right", are not being operated, such returns : 1^  should be furnished at least"once a year;'  '   '     "i  The louse will include th'e coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase 'Jtyliatcvcr' available sWrfacd rights limy  bc'consiclet'cd iiecessiiry for 'bb'cworking of the'-  mine ab'the'rate of ������10.00 an aero.I ::  ' lFor .fhil inforinatiioii' application should bo  made tb the Secretary ot the '���������Department of.  the IiiCe'rioi-. Ottawa, or to any'Agehb or'Sub-  A.gcht of Dominion Lands. '  ���������;;.. ';'.' w.:vvycoe.y,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  ���������N'.K.-Unautliorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. ,0:6m  Hon. Martin Burrell, minister of  agriculture, is considering the advisability of prohibiting the importation  ������������������into-Canada of fruits from the Hawaiin  Islands; owing to the prevalence on  those islands of Mediterranean fruit  pests. This insect would do just as  much damage to fruit grown in Canada as to productions of a tropical cli  mate, if it once got a foothold. The  United States government is also considering the advisability of prohibiting  Hawaiin fruit, and it is possible that  joint action may be taken by the governments.  ���������  X  We have just received a consignment of these well known buscuits  and recommend them as the nicest  lot of biscuits ever received in Hedley. We have them in bulk and in  packages of all sizes.  :  ���������  t  ���������  x  X  I.  ������ .Curlew Butter Now in Stock and We Will Have *  ��������� It In Continually ;Frpm Now 0n '&  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  BUY SITE FOR CANNERY  Competition for'Now University Buildings to  be Erected at Point.Grey, near .Van-"  cpuver, British Columbia '.:��������� '  The Government of British Columbia invite  Competitive Plans for the general scheme and  design for the proposed new University, tpgetli;  er with more detailed Plans for tiro buildings  to. be erected first at. an estimated cost of,  $1,500,000. '...���������'���������.'.  -..".  Prizes of ������10,000 will be given for the most  successful Designs .submitted.  Particulars of the competition and plan of  site may bo obtained on request from the  undersigned. .  The designs to!bo sent in by July 3tsfc. 1912  addressed to '.  The MrxisTEit ov EEuc^'nox.  Parliament Buileings,  Victoria, British Columbia  t  & Green vegetables arrive at the end of every week T  r>  -���������^^������������������[������������������^������������������^.^���������.,^,,,.^.,.v.v,/.,^|  '������������������!���������  ��������� ���������  '���������  }  A. golf tournament among members  of the club has been carried along during the past two weeks and most of  the matches have been played oil'. It  is understood that the results are to  used for revising the handicaps. Some  of the events have not been pulled off  yet and some are going by default.  The result of some of them 1ms not  yet been learned.  Kniile Rodenback and his brother  Raymond. Rodenback, a couple of Belgians, who have worked in the mill  and on the tramway for the past four  or live years left on Monday for Michigan on a visit to friends and afterwards they intended to settle in the  Peace River country. They have been  among the steadiest of the men iu the  employ of the company and lost no  time. Their Hedley friends will wish  them prosperity in the north country.  Penticton, B. C. April 19.--The cannery company.has completed the purchase of the greater portion of block  C for their factory arid yards. The  plot of land is over an acre in extent  and has a frontage on Okanagan lake,  Penticton creek and Ellis street. The  machinery has been ordered from Chicago and the factory will be in operation for this year's crop. This move  upon the part of the company seems  to have put new life into the fruit  industry in the district, assuring the  growers, as it does, of a splendid market for their second grade and soft  fruit which they cannot ship.  WATER NOTICE  SO   YEARS"  EXPERIENCE  For a Licence to  Take and  Use Water  "YTotieo is hereby giveii that The ������������������ Ashawota  x> Power Co. Ltd.. of Vancouver, B. C. will  apply for a licence to take and use 250 cubic feet  per second of water out of the Hiliiilkaiiicen  river which Hows in a south-easterly direction  through li. C. and empties into Okanagan river  near Oroville, Wash. The water will be diverted near S. \V. corner of L->t207S and will be used  for Power purposes on the land described as  near the mouth ol* Twenty-mile creek.  This notice was posted on the ground on the  ���������Kith day of March. 101-.'. The application will  bo filed in the ollice of the Water Recorder at  Kairvicw.  Objections may be  filed with the said Water  Recorder   or   with   the    Controller  of  Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria. U. C.  Tin-: Asiiawota Powku Co. Ltd.  13-1 ���������    T. D. Pickard. agent.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������  -   '������������������" ���������  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PflLflGE  Liveru, Feed k Sale Stables  UKDLEY   II. O.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention Is probably patentable. Communications strictly contldentinl. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent. froo. Oldest upency for securing patents.  Patents taken tnroiieh Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, intb.6  A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.   ������f Orders for  promptly attended to.  Teaming  PRINTERS' INK       t  This may be applied, in different <������  ways  but the two  old stand-bys are ���������  judicious  advertising   in   tho   local <$>  paper and neat stationery' printed at Y  home.    The Gazette can suit all re- ���������  quirements. X  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phon.   II  IMN1S  BROS. Proprietors.  *  A handsomely illustrated weekly. T.nrccst alt-  culation of any pciientlflo journnl. Terms, $3 a  your ;_four months, $1. Sold by all nowsdculers,  IfJ 361 Broadway  Branbii Offlco, 635 V St.. wnHblnKtbn. D. O."  e  TRY THE  ey   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing"  HAS THE LUBRICANT  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. APRIL 25,1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen-���������Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  e  home of Mrs. A.  The meeting was well at-  W. R. Hope .spent- the week end at  Oroville.  A carload of lumber came in for the  Lowe Estate.  Dr. Schilstra left for Victoria Monday of last week.  Mrs. F. .1. Sauve will leave Wednesday to join her husband at Vernon.  C. D. 13. Green, "C.#E. came in to renew old acquait.'inces Thursday last.  C. A. Brooke, of Princeton, was a  visitor to town for a. few days* last  week.  Mrs. Eslin, sister Of Mrs. AV. M.  1 Frith, left for her home in Monitoba  Friday last.  Miss F. Daly left for Hedley List  Thursday to spend a'few days with  Airs. Sproule.  A. E. Hai-grinves is loading a car  with potatoes, which will he shipped  to Victoria.  Road foreman Young is out with  his gang improving the condition of  tlie roads to tire west of the town.  Mr, and Mrs. W. II. Armstrong and  II. B. Armstrong left for Vancouver  .Sunday via auto stage to Penticton.  A 1 urn her yard will,soon be started  here and will be handled by the Keremeos Laird Co. All orders can be left  at the office.  We are pleased to report that Lome  Coleman has been successful in the  recent exams, of the surveyor's preliminary at Victoria.  D. J. Smith, of Vancouver, arrived  Monday to take the_position of Teller  in the local bank. J. Freeman returned to the Princeton office Tuesday.  /The W. C. T. U. held a very successful   meeting at th  Robertson  tended, and one new member enrolled.  D. .1. Taylor', one. of the directors of  the ."Similkameen Land Co., returned  to Winnipeg last week, after spending  about ten days looking over the property.  The primers are still very busy.  They are cutting away tons of fruit,  on account of the light crop last year.  There is an abundance of fruit this  season.  _ "We are pleased to report that Mrs.  A. F. Kirby, who is now at Banff Hot  .Springs, is progressing very nicely,  and hopes to be back in Keremeos the  first week in May.  The party or parties who took the  plow from the yard of the Keremeos  Hotel, without permission, will do the  right thing by returning same as soon  as possible and saye trouble.  Mrs. E. M. Daly left on Monday's  train for Spokane to see her son Tom,  who is under the doctor's care there.  He received rather a bad strain while  practising with the Portland Colts.  John Siniondson, section forrinan,  while unloading some rock at bridge  3d over the Similkanieen had the misfortune to break a, couple of fingers.  He is now bossing the job with liis  arm in a sling.  Fruit prospects are very favorable  for this year. The only trouble will  he in disposing of it all, as it is estimated that there will be about ten  cars of peaches and twenty-five of  apples besides other small fruits,  Coining! The ever popular Irish  Ceinedian, Tom Marks, and a distinguished Company in repertoire of  comedies and dramas, including five  big Vaudeville Acts. Richter's Hall,  Saturday, April 27th. Reserve seats  can be had from Richter's store and at  the Post Office, Keremeos.  Miss M. Traub is arranging for a  concert to be given in Keremeos on  May 17th. A dramatic and musical  programme is under way of preparation and every effort will be made to  render the evening an interesting one.  A prominent feature will be a farce-  comedy in three acts, with seven characters, all local talent, Everyone is  cordially invited to attend.  Stuart Henderson, ex-member for  Yale, has been arrested for embezzlement but says he can clear himself.  THE DREAD HARVEST  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  Continued from Page one.  "The Marconi operator���������-one of the  37) on the raft, confirmed our hopes by  saying  that he knew it was the Car-  path ia.  Colonel Gracic denied with emphasis  ' that any men were fired upon and declared  that only  once was a  revolver  discharged in the air.  "This was for the purpose of intimidating some steerage passengers," he  said. "There was. do confusion and  ho panic".  "Before I retired," said Colonel  Gracie, "I had a long chat with Mr.  Charles M. Hays, president of the  Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad.  "One of the last things Mr. Hays  said was this:  'The White Star, the Cunard and  the Hamburg-American lines are devoting their attention and ingenuity  in vicing with each other to attain the  'supremacy in luxurious ships and in  making speed records. The time will  come when this will be capped by  some appalling disaster.'  "Poor fellow, a few hours later he was  dead."  "The conduct of Colonel .John Jacob  Astor was ��������� descrying of the highest  praise," Colonel Gracie declared. ,"The  millionaire New'Yorker," he said "devoted all his 'energies to saving his  young bride who was in delicate  health.'  "Colonel Astor helped us in our efforts to get her into the boat. I lifted  her into the boat and as she took her  place Colonel Astor requested permission of the second officer to go with  her for her own protection.  " 'No sir-,' replied the officer, 'not a.  man shall leave on a boat until the  women are all oft'.  "Colonel Astor then enquired the  number of the boat which was being  lowered away and turned to the work  of clearing other boats arid reassuring  the frightened and   nervous women.  "By this time the ship began to list  frightfully to port. This became so  bad that the second officer ordered  everyone to rush to the starboard  side. Thej' did this and found the  crew trying to get a boat off in that  quarter."  Colonel Gracie said that despite the  warnings of icebergs no slowing down  of speed was ordered by the.commander of the Titanic. There were other  warnings too, he said.  "In the twenty-four hours' run ending the 14th,"he said "the ship's run  was 510 miles and then we Avere told  that the next twenty-four hours would  see oven a better record posted.  "No diminution of speed was indicated in the run, and the engines kept  up their steady running. When Sunday evening came, we all noticed the  increasing- cold, which gave plain  warning that the ship was in close  proximity to icebergs or ieefieids.  "The officers, 1 am credibly informed, had been advised by wireless frorii  other ships of the presence of the icebergs and dangerous Hoes in that  vicinity. The sea was as smooth as  glass, and the weather clear, so it  seems that there was no occasion for  fear.  A young English woman who requested that her name be omitted, told  a thrilling story of her experience in  one of the collapsible boats, which had  been manned by eight of the crew  from the Titanic. The boat was in  command of the fifth officer, 11. Lowe,  who, she said, saved the lives of many  persons.  Before the lifeboat was launched he  passed along the port deck of the  steamer, commanding the people not  to jump into the boats and otherwise  restraining them from swamping the  craft. When the collapsible boat was  launched Officer Lowe succeeded in  putting up a mast and a small sail.  He collected the other* boats together'.  In some cases the boats were short  of adequate crews, and he directed an  exchange by which each was manned  adequately.  He threw lines connecting the boats,  two by two and all thus moved together. Later on he went back to the  wreck with the crew of one of the  boats and succeeded in picking up  some of those who had jumped overboard and were swimming about. On  his way back to the Oarpathia. he passed one of the collapsible boats which  was on the point of sinking with  thirty passengers aboard, most of  them iu scant nightclothing. They  were rescued just in the nick of time.  Hotel Keremeos  ...   Opposite G. N. li. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,, Proprietress.  Keremeos-Penticton-Mail Stage.  The auto stage leaves Kereiiieos for  Peiitictoii, Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturday at 5 p.m.  Single fare $7.50, Return $1:1.00  Phone 11, Penticton XV. E. Weley  I  SPRAY  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  MEAL ESTATE   '..,'���������,. MINES  Agent for :-���������-.���������"'���������  London & Lancashire, Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos. B. C.  G.  JE.  SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provin  cial Land Surveyor.  Office of J. A. Brown  KEREMEOS -   -   -    -  B. C.  Do not neglect to spray your ti'ees with  Pendray's Lime SulphUr Solution  Pendray's is endorsed by all the leading fruit men  of the province.  Weare sole agents for Keremeos and can sell it by  thei barrel-or gallon.  We carry a full line of Garden and Field Seeds.  Five Roses Flour always in stock  F.   RICHTER ESTATE  R, H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.O.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B: C  WATER NOTICE  For a Licence to Take and Use Water  "VTotiec is hereby giveii that The Ashawota.  -^ Power Co. Ltd., of Vancouver. B. C; will  apply for a licence to take and use 50 cubic feet  per .second of water out of Ashnola river, which  Hows in an easterly direction through the Si-  iiiillciuiiecn district and empties into the Similkanieen river about Smiles from Keremeos.  The water will bo diverted at the second canyon and will be used for Power purposes on the  hind described as C. 15. Oliver's Pre-emption.  This notice was posted on the ground on the  aithda.v of March, 1SI12. The application will  be tiled in the ollice of tho Water Recorder at  Fair view.  Objections may be filed with the said Water  Recorder or with the Controller of Water  Rights. Parliament Buildings, Victoria, li. C.  TlIK ASHAWOTA POWKK CO. LlTi.  V.U T. I). Pickard. agent  COPPER  The NewEdition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X, for the years 1010-  11)11, and required nearly eighteen mouths in  preparation.  It has 1902 Pages  containing nearly one and a half million words  or about twice as much matter as the b. ie.  There are Ho chapters, and the book covers the  Copper Industry of the World  COVERING: Copper History. Geology.  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy. Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades. 'Impurities, Alloys. Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology. Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports  Exports, Finances. Dividends, etc.  Vol, X of the Copper Handbook lists and  describes  8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions ranging from 2 or II lines; in  the case of a dead company, in which ease reference is made to a proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in the case  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of the world. The chapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest number of mines and companies ever given  in any wor of reference on mines or mining  investments, has been fully revised.  The new edition of the Copper Im.ndboo is a  dozen hooks in one. covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world.   It is used  "WORLD'S standard reference  BOOK ON COPPER.  by the managers of the mines that make ninety-odd per cent of the world's output of copper  and is used in every civilized country of the  globe. It is lillcd with facts of vital importance to  TIIK tXVKSTOK  TDK SIMOUULATOR  TIIK METALLURGIST  THK CONSUMER  TIIK AUNKK  Price is $*.** in hue ram with gilt top. or S7.n0  in genuine full library morocco.  Term.- are the most liberal. Send no money,  hut order the boo m nl you, all carriage charges prepaid, on one wee 's approval, to bo returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Canyon afford not to sce'the boo and judge  for yourself of its value to you /  "Write now to the editor ui)d publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  Ml TEMPLE BUILDING, HOUGHTON.  Michigan, U. S. A.  m  ������'  gt  ft  @  ���������ft  ������  *  ���������@  ���������������  ft.  ���������ft  ft  ft  ft'  ft  ft-  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  FIGURE OUT  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with' your savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less, hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on: the capital invested.  REMEMBER  We offer no land but what has  the  water already on it  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  &  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft'  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  THE   RIVERSIDE   NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Have still on hand for spring planting _      '  Wagexeh Northern Spy Wealthy Jonathan  McIntosh Red       ��������� Wines ap Snows Graa'enstin  Kino David Rojie Beaujiy Red Cheeked Pippin  Plums, Pears and Peaches  Established in 1900 125 ACRES  METEOROLOGICAL  Tcinpei aturi- registered at Meteoro-  gical Station, Kerorneos, fur week  ending, April 20th, 1912.  Maximum Minimum  Apr 15 - - 03        .. 12  10 .. 00        .. 13  17 54 -12  18 .. 51        .. 11  19 58        .. 38  20 ..          01 12  21 .            30 ..              10  Average maximum 58.5  Average! minimum 11.12  Mean 19. SI  Rain full for the week 0.2:*! inches  S  |  X  S  K  *  x  X  X  X  X  3  Plumbing and Heating, Sheet  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  * St.,  in 'Miirclock's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  DIGNAN & ATKIN  P i:actical Workmen I* i:oput ktors  PRINCETON, B. C.  ���������if.  to.  fi  'V  I  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS I5KOKEUAO 12,  KIKE  INSURANCE.  MORTGAGE SALE  OFF 1.0 K  KEREMEOS. B.C.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dross  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOflMY SING, Keremeos  NOTICE  SIMIUCA.MK1.CN LAND DISTRICT  DISTKICT OK VAI.K  ���������"PAICK NOTICK Mint I. Edward Asi.uitli  L Hiirffroavcs, of ICerenicos, U. C. occuim-  tlun Handier, intends to apply fur permission  to purchase Mie following described hinds.  ('omnii-nointr ut.n post planted at the S. K.  corner of Lot,'.-"'Is, Mrs. WaKstiilPs I'. V,��������� thence  east 111 chains, tlimico north SO chains, thence  west, Hi chains, thence south KO chains to point  of comnioiiceiiiont, containinE* SO acres move  or less  KDWAUI) ASlH'ITM HARdUEAVKS  March 1st, lill'J !M0  TTNDKR and by virtue of the powers eontain-  *--' oil in a certain iiiortf-'iitf'e which will bo  produced ut the time of sale there will lie offered for sale by public auction at  THE TOWN HALL  in the  Town of Keremeos, B. C. on  Saturday, April 20th, 1912  at the hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, the  following property:  Lot 5, ISluek 7i), in the Keremeos townsite uit-  i cordiiiK* to 11111.]) numbered 3C0. Kerciiioos town-  ��������� site.  j     For tern is and conditions of sale apply to .LA.  ; Ilrown. iiKcnt for mortgagee,  Dated at Keremeos this.'10th day of Mui-cli, 15)12.'  SING LEE -r|  Laundry, Contracting of all .:  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood \\  Sawing, Clearing land, Cook- \\  ing and all kinds of Chinese-j]  Labor. I| I  Kgrejieos, B.C.

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