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 ���������/.  MILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. I.       ISTo. 15.  HEDLEY, B. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1905.  $2.00, in Advance  Church Services.  [n the Mc'tliouisb (.'hurcli, on .Sunday.Kvoning  |f cauli wcok, ub 7::������) p. in.  .S'tmngora Cord i:\ll.v Invited.  UKV. G. K DOCKSTKAPKIt.  [EL A. Wihllans, M. D.  Physician  ���������:.;. Hfdlf.y  and Surgeon  B. C.  HORTICULTURE  DISCUSSED  g Meeting of the Rirmers'  Sprin  Institute  at Penticton.  |R.H. ROGERS,  M.A.,  IJ.C.L.  ]'    SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCE]I,  .'."' NOTARY rUliJJC, ETC. .  .;;;,;.;:;.;       Vkiinon, b. c,  \GEQ. E.   WINKLER,  Penticton, B.G.  |Real  Estate and Mining  Broker.  (Correspondence Solicited from  Those Having  Property to Sell.  A MOST ��������� SUCCESSFUL  GATHERING  Fruit Growers and Business Men Listen  to Extremely Interesting Addresses  on the Aspects of Fruit Growing- in  British Columbia.  [QfiftRLES AE. SflAW,  ��������� Oivu. En(mnkkk,  dominion   and    provincial  Laxij Suuvhyou.  [Orders maij be left at "Gazette office.  HEDLEY,  B. G.  JflSGLMK  lA/atc hrnakef*  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  c.  DEWDNEY & SPRINGETT  Metropolitan Block, VICTORIA  Real   Estate.   Mining &  Financial Brokers  Special Attention given to Similkamcen Valley  and Keremeo.s Properties.  Owners of ALLISON Townsite Properties.  The spring- meetings of the Farmers'  Institute ate being held at this season  throughout the Okanagan valley, and  on Friday, the 14th instant, a gathering of Penticton fruit growers and  business men listened to extremely  interesting addresses from Mr. Thomas  Earle of Lytton, B.C., and Major  James Sheppard of Queenston, Out.,  who discussed the various aspects of  fruit growing'in British Columbia,.  The meeting was held in the school,  house. \V. T.' Sliatford, managing  director of the Southern Okanagan  Land company, limited, was elected  chairman, and .George; E. Winkler,  secretary.  After a fitting though" brief reference  to the vast importance to all of southern British Ooliunbia of the subject  liitder consideration, the .chairman  called upon Mr. Earle to address the  meeting. To Mr. Earle belongs the  proud distinction of being the first  fruit grower in British Columbia. He.  came to this province from California  thirds full of earth and pour a pail of  water in it, and shape the roots in the  mud slightly. After letting it stand  half a day till the hole and pack the  earth tight. To decide the. shape of  your tree cut to a bud, throwing in or  out, according the way you wish the  tree to grow. Trees should lie pruned  properly in order to economize;, on  space.  As regards irrigating, it is well to  keep water on your orchard' until the  first of August so that your trees will  get their season's growth during tlie  proper months. If theydo nob grow  iii the spring fall rains are likely to  start them and they get winter killed.  Cultivation is extremely necessary,  and it is a good thing to grow vegetables in , your.-orchard- between the  trees, but cave should he taken..not to  plant too close to them. Trees make  nearly all then- growth, here in about  four 'months of each year.  Mr. Earle' closed by referring with  pride to the enviable 'reputation our  fruit is winning on all sides, mentioning in particular the gold medal British  Columbia fruit had won in 'London" in  competition with the world. It was  shown against fruit from Ontario,  Nova. Scotia, Australia and other  famous fruit growing countries.  When the fact was taken into consideration that when 'Mr. Earle came  to the province the. Okanagan.was  known only to a few Hudson's Bay  trappers thewonderful progress of the  district-was evident.   .  Major James Sheppard fit" Queenston,  on the Niagara peninsula., was.'.next  called upon by the. chairman. ' In  opening "he dealt with the question  of markets for British Columbia  fruit, 'arid,;,gave'   it   as    his ��������� opinion  general tiling the higher and colder  the altitude in which apples can lie  grown the better the flavor.       '  Questions regarding grape culture  were asked by Mr. R. H. Parkinson,  which-elicited some interesting particulars.     ,   .     : ' '  The speaker was constantly interrupted by eager questioners' who  wanted information about particular  varieties, or wished for  obscure [joints.  At the conclusion of Mi\ Sheppard's  ���������address, Price Ellison, M. P. P., of  Vernon, who was present, heartily  thanked the speakers' of the evening  for the information given, arid moved  a vote of thanks, which was seconded  by Mr. Parkinson. With a vote of  thanks to the chairman and secretary  the meeting closed.  knowledge on  ON COPPER  Great Future for Thin Wonderful   Camp.  A PASSENGER WAH  C.P  K &G.KR to -.Fight ibv  Similkaineen Traffic.-  A' VISIT FROM MANY  EXPERTS  B.  C. Copper Company, Who Have  Demonstrated Their Bona Fides in  the Boundary, Are Investigating- the  Famous Sunset���������Look Out for Big  Things From Copper Mountain.  Voigt's Camp Coming- to the  Front.  g'flvt'  that fruit growing in this, valley should  STAGE im TO THE.-BOUNDARY-  Royer Arranges to Put on Stage���������No  Mail Carrying Contracts Let.  Phoenix. the Boundary End* of Line  Until Steel Is Laid on Curlew Branch.  NICKEL    RLAXE  Barber Shop  BATHS  Alex. F. McDonald  A. MEQRAW  Notary F������Lifc������lic  Conveyancer,  Real Estate, Mini's,  wiirance, Crown Grants.applied  for under Land Act ami  Mineral      Act  io  Agent tor:  The Alutual Life Assurance Co. of Canadu,  London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co..  The Ocean Accident & Guarantee Co.  Hedley,  B.C.  O. WRIGHT  Boot and Stioe Maker h���������S  HEDLE^V, B.C.  REPAIRING  NEATLY  DONE.  Stage and Mail  Orders Promptly  Attended To.  Hi  M  "..������,  m  w  M  ii  STS.-3Se-.sr.:  DRY GOODS  FANCY GOODS  BOOTS & SHOES  Millinery in Latest Styles  ���������ACSH.N'TS KOK���������  MASON ������j RISCH Pianos.  HEDLEY,   -    ���������   B.6.  where he went in the gold rush of '19,  At present he has forty-live acres of  land under fruit near Lvtton in the  Thompson river valley. During all  those years that have, passed since he  first started to grow fruit Mr. Earle  has been a. constant and observant experimenter. As a consequence his  opinions are entitled to receive careful'  attention'.from the new generation of  fruit growers now rapidly filling this  portion of .British Columbia.  lie commenced by warmly defending the strict regulations of the board  of horticulture in its efforts to prevent  the entrance of destructive pests into  our orchards.  A discussion of the .merits and demerits of different kinds of apples was  next gone into and he strongly advised  the planting of only a few varieties for  market purposes. Out of 201)0 kinds  of apples only about ten should be  planted. Medium sized apples are  best for the Northwest markets and a  highly colored apple sells best because  of its attractive appearance.  For instance the Russet apple and  the Mammoth Pippin are good apples  and line keepers, but the Russet sells  at 20 cents a- box below the red-cheeked  apples. Surh'applos as the King and  Wolf River are extremely showy, but  too large to sell well.  By growing more fall .apples larger  quantities can be sold, the fall apples  meeting the. early demand and the  winter apples supplying the market  later. Among the late summer and  early fall apples the Williams, Favorite  and Jersey Sweet ranked high. The  Yellow Transparent is also a nice apple  but does not keep long.  The best fall   varieties  are   the   Mcintosh red, (jiravcnstciu and Wealthy.  For winter the Northern Spy is   itn-  o come   into   bear-  Spitzenberg is  a   line  apple!  land   the   Jonathan,   although   some-:  ! what small, is also good.    The Salome I  | is a first-class winter variety, and   the I  ! Stark is a very attractive  apple.    The j  J Newton   pippin   has   been   attracting j  i much   attention   and   is  an    excellent;  i apple, but grows slowly and is a sparse i  bearer.     In England   the  Orange   pip-|  ; pin is a very ready seller. i  ! Northern Spys should be planted HO;  ! feet a part and lillers grown hetween j  i which could be taken out when the j  | Spys begin to bear. I  j Peaches or plums make good fillers  ! and should be planted 20 feet apart in  j rows. Trees do not require to be as  I far apart in this country as in the east.  j With our climate you can plant 70  i trees to the acre.  I      In   putting   fruit-  on   the   market it  j must be in attractive packages.  Never  send out a box of fruit unless  you   are  I proud to see your name  on   it.    Trees  I here come into bearing  in   about   five  I years.    They should never  be planted  j in sod.    When transplanting  trees al-  i ways   be   careful   to  cut any injured  roots so that   the   fresh   wood   strikes  the ground, ami be sure and cut clean.  Tops   are   less  important   than  good  roots.    Two year old trees are all right  to plant, but one  year old   are  much  better,   and   experience   shows    that  nothing owr two year old   should be  set out.  In planting you should dig the hole  larger than the roots of your tree, and  cone your ground underneath, packing  the roots   tigbflv.    Fill  the  bole two  part   of.  growin  to  prove'"profitable because a very large  the west was unfitted for  fruit. It was perfectly safe  say that British Columbia fruit  growers could control the "market as  far east asAVinnipegv Compared with  the east, orchards in this country bear  younger and freer,  and  are. also free  froni.pests. 'With proper-jeare pests  could be' kept out. If a'man would  grow the proper varieties and give;the  business' the attention necessary he  could majte money.. There>.w is -little  danger of oyer doing' the =: fruit! trade.  There had been talk of over1 stocking  the market for years back east, but  orchards continue to be planted, on a  larger scale than ever. Good fruit,  well packed, will always find a market  as it creates' a demand for itself���������  croakers- to the contrary notwithstanding.  Owing to good apple crops in Europe  last year the price dropped as low as  fit) cents a barrel in the Niagara district.  In this* country we have no such competition to meet. '  Mr.   Sheppard   favored   the.   bench  lands in this country for fruitgrowing,  the soil being more sticky and clayey.  Sandy land is not so good as it lacks a  .subsoil  to act as an  anchor for the  trees.    A northern or eastern slope  is |  the -hist for apples, especially Avhere j  high winds from the southwest pre-1  vail.    There is also more loss from sun !  scalds on southern and western slopes, j  It is necessary to produce  largely  a j  few superior varieties in order to find  ready sale for apples;  mixed  lots are  not nearly as saleable.    Buyers often  want carloads of one variety.    Owing  to trees here" bearing so young and  so  heavily orchards 0 to 10 years  old are  often   practically destroyed,   whereas  apple trees should be good  for at least  50   years.     Big   apples   from    young-  trees, especially if grown  on   bottom  lands, are invariably lacking in flavor  and hurt the reputation of British Columbia fruit when marketed.    It is  a  great mistake to let young trees bear  heavily.    Trimming   .should   be  commenced   early   and   followed   up carefully and   systematically   in   order  to  prevent  over  bearing.    A   pyramidal  form   of  tree  is  preferable and limbs  should grow upwards  instead   of outwards   as   it   gives greater  strength.  It is best to cut the limbs a foot or  so  from the crotch in order   to   keep  the  trees reasonably low down.  Buds should be cut on   the Northern  Spy so  it   will   grow  outwards.    Five  years of such   trimming  will   prevent  breaking and it   is  well   to  remember!  that you cannot correct the negligence |  of live years by the industry of one.  As   compared   with   Ontario     fruit ;  British   Columbia    apples   are    better \  cleaner ami   better   parked,  ami Jonathans ',  Before a yard of track is laid the; two  big railway's, are to lock horns for the  ^Hmilkaiiieen passenger traffic. Jim  Hill will throw down the gage of  "J)attl(i!when his stage coach line is put  on in a.few days between .Hedley and  the Boundary. Many months before  the Great Northern started to build its  Phoenix .branch. Royer's stage line  carried passeugers out of Greenwood  and Phoenix to Grand Forks where  they met the Great Northern trains to  *and.froin Republic, and last week Mr.  Royermade a trip into the Siiuilka.-  meen with a view, to starting- a line  which'will cover the distance between  Kettle river and Hedlev in one dav.  This would not only beat the C.P.R.  on the Similkameen-Boundary traffic  by one day to four, but would also  give direct communication with Spokane and offer an alternate route  to the'coast.  Royer's stage service to Hedley will  begin in all probability on May 15th,  and hot later than May 22nd. Those  were-the dates which he mentioned  while in Hedley, and he is known to  be a thorough stage man who can be  counted on to carry out what he  undertakes.  PENTICTON NOTES.  Thomas Roadhouse has recently improved the appearance of bis house by  adding a verandah.  . Colonel Herchiner of  berta, has been1 visiting  for the past few days.  J. A. Nesbitt, our  loc;  tive of   law and   order,  Calgary  friends  Al-  here  When   F.   L.   Underwood,  W. . H. '  Thomas   and   Fred.   Keffer   make    a  journey in company to any new mining,  camp it is well known  that  the B. C.  Copper  Company, 'either are or. are  about to be. intensely interested in  it,  and wlien they   are accompanied  by  W. N. Merriam and J. Kellerschon of  Duluth, who were connected with the  making   of   tubs  of money  from tlie'  operation of the  huge iron   mines of  the Mesabi and Vermillion ranges-.and  by William Anderson, .of the  Cascade  Wa ter Power and Light Conipany, the  visit is sure to  be  one"of more than'  idle curosity.     ��������� .".    ,  They  passed .through , Hedley   last  Thursday on  their way to Princeton,  taking lunch at Hedley.    On .,Friday  morning they left Princeton  for Copper mountain, taking with them sup- -  plies and a sampling outfit, and a most ���������  thorough and searching examination  of every-feature, upon  which   the'successful operation of a-mine   must   de-  ���������  peud, has been given.  Nothing has yet been .given out and  I neither will it be known What, the re-. ���������  J sultwill be until careful analyses have  '-been made of the .samples  taken;  hut'  there   is  a settled    conviction   about.  Princeton that it  is a go,  and   when  operated it will be on a scale so  large  that the experience  of  the   Boundary  will be more than repeated: for  while  the ore bodies of Copper mountain are  even greater in extent than   those of  Greenwood or Deadwood camps, in the  Boundary, the values.are higher,  vi hot's  camp.  Neither is it at the Sunset alone that  signs of great activity an; in evidence  for Voigt's camp  will  soon   be  heard  from in a way that will prove 'ah  eye-  opener to the whole district.    Here.ras  at the Sunset, are enormous bodies of  ore that could not be   worked  out   for'  generations, and that  the  values  are  sufficient to make great mines  there-  can be no ground for doubt,   for   Mr.  Voigt has had ample time and  is fully.  mining engineer to know  is doing.  \\   rcpresenta-  has  recentlv  on  the  lots  behind  his  looking,  while our Spitzenbei  arc better flavored.  The best of fruit may fail of a market  if poorly packed and particular attention should bo paid to this pha/.o of the  business. British'Columbia is far in  advance of eastern Canada as regards  packing. It is a short-sighted policy  to ship any but the best of fruit and it  would pay much better to destroy poor  fruit than to ship it as such fruit hurts  the reputation of your section.  The handling of second grade fruit  to advantage is a problem that must  soon bedeaitwith in this country and  either can iters or evaporators will be  necessary in order to care for it.  Second class fruit when done up in  this way is quite as good its first class.  Mr. Sheppard expressed doubts as  to whether the Delta district would  ever produce Al fruit as it is impossible to groiv good flavored apples on  trees planted in a peat soil close to the  water line.  As-the trees get older the quality of  the fruit should improve.    Taken as a  built a stable  dwelling.  W. T. Sliatford, managing director  of the Southern Okanagan Land Company, Ltd., paid Vernon a short visit-  last week.  G. S. M'ohr returned on Friday's  boat from a short visit to Enderhy  where he went to look after a mining  deal being made on a property in  which he is interested.  Harvey Tingley of Hedley pui chased  a ticket for some town in the Northwest a few days ago. When questioned ;ts to his business there his replies wore evasive and unsatisfactory,  so your correspondent has reasons to  fear the worst.  The Maud Moore, with Captain Lawrence in charge, took a crowd of Penticton folks to Suininerland on Tuesday, the 25th iusl. to attend a concert  given by the Sunuueiiand brass band.  The entertainment, was greatly en-  joved hv all in attendance.  i .1. S. I !arl-.\I.iuirn. otherwise known  ��������� as ������������������Shaughnessy," was (be first to  take a dip in the lake this spring..  When Princeton gels large enough to j  i justify the erection of a Turkish ' bath ;  j house there will he no necessity for!  'such drastic methods as Hart re-i  1 sorted to. i  L. O. Barnes came down   from   Kel-!  ' owntv last week on a short visit.     Mrs. !  ; Barnes, who has   been   severely   ill   in I  the private hospital at that place, was!  i obliged   to   have   her  leg  amputated  above  the  knee   in   order  to save her  life.    The operation was" performed on  Sunday last by  Dr. Boyce  and   she   is :  I now in a fair way to recover. j  j     We wish to call the attention of the j  j government telephone  department to i  j the fact that no tariff  for  kisses  over ;  j the   wire  has been  issued.    A certain j  j young man  (well  known   in   Hedley)  j who has well   developed   lady-killing  I propensities,   frequently   indulges   in  I this form of love  making.    Tf it does  i not stop soon the "rubbers" along  the  line .will be getting jealous and regis-  1 termg a kick. '  qualified as a  what Ik  An extensive force, is to be put on  shortly in addition to the gang" which  he has had working all along, and a  sawmill is being brought in.  Mr. Voigt has also purchased the  Laniont ranch on the Similkaineen  several miles above Princeton. A.  smelter too is.one of the projects for  the near future which will mark the  operations of Mr. Voigt's company,  and everything points to very stirring  times in that camp, which the Gazette  visited a i'cw days ago.  WEST   FORK   ITEMS.    *  Tuzo and his partners have struck a  ledge of high grade ore on the Iron  Horse located in Currv gulch.  K. G. Cuniniings is getting out some  nice looking ore on the Nap;.nee group:  but the surface water Is bothering  considerable at present.  The seven stamps at-t he Carmi are  pounding away and turning out the  yellow stulV 'and lots of it. Robert  Longley experts to start working the-  mine about the first, of May and running the mill day and night.  Thomas King and Hugh McKay are  driving a crosscut,on the Colorado for  an interest in the properly. They expert to cut the ledge in about 175 feet.  On the surface the ledge is three feet-  wide and assays as high as i '00 ounces  in silver.  Clement Varher has all  can g< t at work on the  from    Beaverdell    to   the  the men he  wagon road  Sally mine,  where he has two carloads of firstclass  ore sacked ready for shipment, it is  understood that the Sally people intend working the mine all summer and  make regular shipments.  W. II. Ram ho has a force of men at  work on the Rambler mine driving a  crosscut at the 50 foot level. He'expects to crosscut the ledge in about 20  feet, and intends making the Rambler  class among the steady shippers of  Wallace mountain this coining fall and  winter. Last winter the 'Rambler  shipped two cars of ore that netted  $82 per ton. THIS MEDLEY GAZETTE.  APRIL 27,    1005.  ������be 1kdle> 'Gazette-  and  Simiikameen Advertiser.  ssiied iim Thursdays, by the IIlim.KV Oa/i-NTK  I'KI.VTlXC A Nil I't hi.isiiixi; ('O.M I "A NY.  Li.mitku.   at  Hedley.  H. ('.  Subscriptions in Advance  Ve.a.-.. ,..^.on  .Months.- .'"    l-<"������  A  game <>f  railway   checkers   as j  played by Hill jtnd his  cjiptains:  is apparently" much   too   subtle ;  for   those  who jire   unable   to;  anticipate an adversary's move,  until   it  has  been   made.    The!  administrative blunders of the j  Pacific division  of  the  C. F. H  (assumii  eiit.of  e  si.ble for the rt  effect the prosperity of the road  NOTICE.  nooooeoooeooooooocoooooooGGobeeeboooo  SKALKD I'HOI'OSALS   will.be received until   May With. -liKlft. for HKKI cords of wood to  be delivered at the mill or on the bunks of the ;  Similkuiiiccit   river,   Hedley.    on    or    before  November 1st. ISXtf.  r'nr particulars address  TilK DALV ItKDCCTlOX CO., LW  BRITISH  l;V I  Hedley. H. C.  no-that tJ.e superintend-  ],]    ()ie    Sufireffle     COlIlt     Of i  jjich division   is  respon-; i ;  thm-s that      British Columbia...   J  Capital���������$4,866,666.  of  north america  Reserve���������$2,043,997.  :i-eat  n.  iiKAD OI-'KK'K IN CANADA,  STIKHMAX. (Jciicral 3-funoyror  MONTRKAL  .I. KLMSLV, Supt. of Hi-andies  -sun.'Mon. Tues. Wed. Tim. Pri. Sat.  New Moon  "  Ifli.  Kirst��������� fjnar.  l-Jfli.  100.1  A   ft'Mowing Editor. J's   ^*������11    as    the    sniJlll     things) ; |r. ,m|.   aiA,,,.1.  .^ ,,^  Watku  Clavsks j      ������}                        , ; (tiirnii^- tlie past eight years, 111 :     consoi.u>atki.v act, i.sht. i'aut in.and    |     &  -, ^ this portion of the province. ;ire J ix run Matti-..: ok a pctitiox nv "Tu'k j   ������0  ��������� 4    .-  1 ���������       _1 " '��������� SlMU.ICAJIKKX     W.VTKU   W (UilCS CO.Ml'AXV, ,V  - h^w*^.,. jainny.ing. A '"dog in the niJinger  -      um men." Von a ci--.utii-"icati.:   Uxdku ���������     0  /;S:yv-^   Full Moon 'policy may seem a   harsh term'     ���������,k; I'aovisions oi--; suction r,r, or sail,-,   ������  $,&,&,������ 1!lt1''    1 by which to characterize it, but!      ' Cl' .  %  iki'^^'J1   UxM''".iJ-V'i. ianalyze   the  situation   step bv ; this istockktikv that the .simnkumccn1 _���������-  &&*������__������dk i.                1       1     j.      tl           4-     ...    ...:i'l     ���������*���������     Water    Works   Company,    Limited,    in-.""..'"  MMg& :,Step and  Wluit   other   term    Will 1 s|H,(.ia||v . incorporatedeompuiiy    within   the :      ._-  APR.  11X13  !)  l(i  2H"  :���������>!)'  1.0  17  2-1-  11  IK  v>.V  I'2  If)  2(i  ���������(}  20  27  If  21  28  1  8'  15  22  25)  <t Office   Department  about   paying  more j  by which to characteri/e it, but;  analyze   the  situation  step by  ���������itep and what other term will  ; describe it. In LSilS they opposed  lurjintinu" a charter to Corbin to  j build into the   L'oiindary   and  bulldozed the government at  i Otta wa into the worst piece of  j folly that has been perpetrated  jon the province. Next, .their  ! propensity for petty dickering-,  -prevented them from buying  ���������/from Corbin the Spokane Falls  ;and Northern .and its brjinclies,  ! which fell like a. ripe plum into  : the lap of the Northern Pacific, j [  = ' now held by the Great Northern.  This   would   have given them  A General Banking- Business Transacted.    Drafts Issued on  New York, San Francisco and all Points in Canada. ....  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT      *  L Hedley Branch,        -���������     G. H. WINTER, Acting Manager  occceccoooeeoooGOQCoooooeosoooeooooocoeoooso  access  to  Spokane  and  would i ���������f jtHtisi. coiumbi  HIS IS TO CKKTIl-'V that theKiinilkuiiiciiii  Water  Works   Ctanpuny,    hituited.    at  <peei!illv iiiL-orpoi-atod company within the  ! meaning of Part III of the Water Clauses fun- (  ' solidated Act, 1.S1I7. incorpoiated.011 the fit 11 day j  . of January, 11KIS. for tlie sole object of eon- j  i sti-uctiiiK-a'nd iipei-iitiiiKii water works system j  i for the supplying; of the unincorporated locality |  ; hei-eiiiiifter defined and for tlie purposes neces--]-  ! siu-v mid incidental thereto has by its petition j  '������������������ pia'vcd for the STantin������ of a, ccrtilieate under.!  1 the provisions of section o/iof the said act: and  i furthermore,  that   upon the Injuring- of said  petition it has been made, to appear to my  j satisfaction that tlie company lias complied  j with the provisions of section ifl of said act.  land that tlie facts made to appear tome are  i such as to justify tlie construction and opei-  ! atioii of tlie proposed undei-takin^ and works.  j and the '-doing- and exercising of all acts and  ��������� statutory, powers in connection therewith:  ���������; Sxi������ Tins Is KriiTHKU Tof-KitTiKV that the  i said iindei-tiikiny assliown by the -(loeuiiiejits  J and plans liled in support of the said  petition  isiis follows:  (a) To construct and operate :ii waterworks  svsteni for the supplying <>f the unincorporated.,  locality known as Hedley City, in the province  vmm  ^V  tojrether with the lands in  which locality  4-%-i������r.il-\voV.lv^ M"()   1)V   the   resi-   ivru,wa.y   W.iwuras   ine   omiiiivu- hu-jriees  east -m feet:  thence  east 2(^������teet:  e\ei.U \\ccivs a^o  o,>    uic _i.c.si ;j. ��������� ... ���������    ���������    .|"cm[������i'- tliev'"\vofc-������'-c*x:i>e'iitl-' thoiice.iiiM-ti.-xum. foot: thence west s������������ feet:  flits   of     that    liortlOll    Of    thei!,,CC"',\l-nMVU-1C^WC,CCX'W,-,1    ti.ence  south' 1IH������  feet  to  the  Si.nilkaineen  11     .    ...11^/....^..    ,w������'  <������w>   ;u   Ulg   tlieil'   colossal   energy   and   river: tlience down the left hiuik-.������il> the/������">"}���������  valley: JUKI   neCJIllse.    HO    (Hie    IS,      r>- ��������� ..,,-,   ,   "'i,      1    J kaiueen   river  to   the mouth of Twenty-Mile  J ���������    - ln if   for ! power phiymg Wltll John MJinly j S^kT"'Iioik* h|> west bank of Twenty-Mile  '���������"���������'���������  hjulger Hill  eJiril- i ������'eek to the iwant of eoiiiiiiunc'enieijh the esti-  ������s a.pvi]������j)et to)  ng nothing for themselves by  tiTn 1 suc)1 a course but the hejirty de-  orJii I testation of the  peopJe  wluise  liii.ye'  '.' Ijibored  to ;retju'n.     And   now,  what ��������� have' they  gjvuied?   The  f]ie! Grejit    Noirthern    is    h:ihdh"iig'  C-rrniiliv iiiitiiiif Mini tti lifliitf t,li(������'I incbrporateil 'Soeiility. by a householder of the  vjiann^ our|)ur, .um iiiik.ii 01 1111., s:lJ,I.l>l]l;l)<.0(.)Mtr:(tl.<i i,������,,.iir,v with theconsent  H.   C.  Copper    Company Is    UUSl-i in writing of the attorney-Keneial of the oro-  11 Xi "-.i. ���������;'_ ii;!   \n i.    ���������' vinee of   Itritish  Columbia  lii-st obfcuneil, of  ness jis well jjs tlwit or the Mon-  |nepj������red jit present to <  r.lmtsiiin the office is not  likely;  robe    granted.    It  would  epstj  rhe inail-cjMrier-$l.()0 eacli  r'or  hotel   expenses   jtnd  horse,    . ... .-���������...-.  reed.:. Tliis W(,uld, leave  $2(UK)| J1 |^������W������1>   tliey    slnmld  fay covering 150*0 miles,  or  sjij  ���������J.1.2 hours work JitTA   cents pei  hour for .-������hijui.jukI horse  l������eo[)le too who tire jisking for j  this officii.are settlers wlio luive J  r'or over fifteen yejirs,  sonie^-.of-j  rhem twenty years, biien going!  this distance for the nuiil. Now, J  it nuiy,   in the  opinion of   the  postniaster-genei'Jil. be of jnore  importance to show  ji.  surplus  From the working of the  j>ost-  office    de])artinent   ejich    yen!  rhan to furnish ]>ostjil  facilities  r'or the-people   or   to  dispense  (iven-lnin'ded     justice    in     the  grjmting    of     these    facilities  Public   utilities   should   not  be j  i-onsidered   as  ;i    source    from | ,,,    .      , ,. ,  which   revenue  should  be ob-! ������������������m <>} the business which was j  rained   and    the     practice    of theirs   tor   the   taking is now.  economics in   the  departments ! Hopelessly gone from them, and .  .intrusted   with   these   utilities if1   <>*   this   the  result of   the!  i blunders and pettiness or those  ! "who are responsible for the  (policy   pursued on   the   Pacific  amount ofcapital of the said company  win  shall be duly subscribed for before   the  eoi  mated costof Which inidertakinw at the pi-csent  tiiueis^Mt:/.-     ;./:   ;,',       -    V-' ''y-  AXI> TlCIH Is r'tliTIIHU T'O .t!KMTIKVi.tl������it the  which  "-  pany shall lie authorized to exei-cise its cor-  Itorate powers is hereby ascertained and fixed  at the sum of $M*h which capital ha viiiK been  already subscribed for.: tbe said coiiiiMiny is  hereby aiithorizV-d to exewise its c-orporiito  powers forthwith. :''., ���������.'  Axi) This Is iKi;KTiiKKT������������-t.'KKtiKV..tlui.Ctlif  -------    |,0  nine-tenths   of   the   pjissenger i time witimi ������imJi such,-iiiuivi-utkiiiir is u> \w  x--   : 1       1     . _i      "!-l������." 1   .-   !J-eoiiii'nen<re(l.. is: tlxe'(l; lit six iiionths fwuii tlie'  tnide   between   the   Jioundnry jTiatehei-wif. :.--.--���������:.-- - .   ^    <  jihd the coiist; it Svill 111  a. few!   axi������ Tims is Kiiitiik  rTO  f KIITII'V   tliiit  ���������,,���������ii .       1 ������������������:-l\     ; :   u ..i.:..;   ! upon H|������plierttM>ii-'IjoiiiK.Mi������MltJit(i'ii.������.,o'iiiit.veiHii,t  lUOIltllS       control       tllO       entire !,j,JdKel!a������iiiKjurisdiction within the said.iin-  vinee-of   Itritish  Columbia  wh-iclr application   fourteen  days   notice    in  trejil  and    I^mtou- their   stjltres i writinir shall be (riven to the com pun.v. it shall  ';,  . V,  ,-M������-sum,>l,lIliIi    .sl.1^,1^ 1 bc  s|���������,wn   to  t|lt. s,tisfactimi of said county  , will liandTe tlie entire Houndjirv  j .and Similka meen ' passenger  ! tivvde. As for tlie ore-c.'irrying  trjide in the Similkjuneen it  would look" jis' if the Grejit  1 Northern  were   to   become  court .jiiiljre that the net prolits earned  by and  divided from the said wjitor works system shall  exceed twenty |ier eentnni per annum on  the  paid up stock of the company, the, said jud^e  of the county court may order that tlie rates  ; chai-K-ed by the company for water shall  bo so  ! regulated that the prolits shall not exceed the  ' afol-csaid rate of twenty per centum per annum  ^O < on   the paid  up  stock   of  the  company, and  ,. 1111. .1        thereupon the company shall so regulate the  nrmly   entrenched   before   the [ said rates accordintfiy.  C. P. R. can rejveh here tluit the  J. n. S6HUBERT  Wholesale and Retail  General     Merchant  Groceries  I Dry Goods  Gents' Furnishings  Boots and Shoes  Hardware  Flour and Feed  Sash and Doors  Lumber and Shingles  Etc., Etc.  3i  Stores^HEDLEVsand  PENTICTON.  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager.  First Class in  Every lie.^pect.     Commercial and Mining:  Hea<lquarters of the Keiemeos and Lower Similkaineen Vallevs.     Post House on Penticton-  :. ton-Pi inceton 8taj������e Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  Dated this 1 Itli day of April, 1!H������.  M--_> LYMAN 1������. UVl'V.  .1.  se  should be confined to  them self-sustjiining where such  1-an be done without too seriously impairing'the service, jind  Co administer the business so jis  no obtain the highest degree of  efficiency obtahmble for the  money expended. To cut off  any. iKirticuhi.r nuiil route just  because the revenue from the  sale of stjunps used between the  points on that route is insufficient to pjiy the expenses of  i-arrying the mail is bad policy.  Take a cji.se in point���������the cut-  Ding off of the route between  Fail-view and Camp McKinney  because the sale of stjunps between those offices wjis insig-  iiiiietiut in ])ro])ortion to the  cost  of nuiintJiining the route.  COUNTY   COUKT  division of the rojid.  To Be Here This Fall.  A sil  fsittin}? of the County Court of Vale will be  '< held at the (iovei-niiient ollice. J'rinceton. on  ' Tuesdav, May lltli. A. I). l!l(tt. at 10 o'clock in  ! the forenoon; also a Small Debts Court.  JJy order,  I M-i UVOU  IKJNTKli. lietristrur.  News-Advertiser.  Direct trans[)ortati(in facilities between the roast and the Knotenayniay  not lie Ionian uncertainty if the plans  of J. .1. Hill are carried out as meditated. There has been much talk of  the Great Northern constructing a Hue  of railway connecting Vancouver with  the mining towns of the southern interior, and of late rumors have been  substantiated bv more or less certain  statements. Mr. L. W. Sliatford, M.  P. P., is at the Hotel Vancouver, having been down to Seattle on his way  from Victoria to see .Mr. .1. D. Farreli,  Mr. Hill's right hand man in connection  NOTICE.  NOTIC'K is hereby given that sixty days after  date I intend to apply to the lion. Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase Kill acres of land in the Osoyoos  District, and more particularly described as  follows: Coiniiicncintf at.a .post in Section -Jli.  Tp.. ."#, running thence north 40 chains: thence  west III chains: thenco smith 1(1 chains; thence  east in chains to point of enninicncenieiit.  KDW. IHM,M>CK-WKMSTKK.  Vernon. H. C. March -JUt-h. 1'JIII. \2-X  NOTICE.  $  FLOUR  is made through tlie most careful  selection'of hahd whkat and stnet  attention to detail in milling.  THE COLUMBIA, FLOURING MILLS CO., Ltd.  VERNON and ENDERBY, B.C.  Here were two points only 28 j ������ it ��������� tl e Great Northern. .Mr. Suit-! ^,,-,-k.,,; ,-s licrcbvgivcntl.atsiN-ty days from  n.lloc ..ii-n-t wliei'e -i letter could i ,(>|,<I '',sk(''1 llM" I������U't'cnIarly regarding; 1\ date 1 j���������tend'tonpply to the Chief Commies dpait, WI1CK. .1 ICTU.l   (Oil (I . Lj���������. piilIls ,)f t|I(. (..,)m.).,nv in respect to I missiouerof Lands and   Works for permission  ,c sent one day mid   the   reply : ,.,���������. similkaineen an-hvas tol.l that by J^;!";;!^^  tllll  received the next, but when the  mail route was changed, the  letter had to ^o by wjiy of  Ureenwood. the Arrow Lakes.  R e velstoke j;i ndKicju nous, ta kin  "\vo weeks to get a reply  yv.t Fjiirview. one of the points,  -.vas th(i place where the. government office of the district  wjis phiced. That theie should  be no direct mail route; between  Okanagan and points on the  divide between the Okanagan  and the Kettle river is a disgrace to the; postal service of:'  rhe dominion and an injustice  ro all residents of the .Similka-  iiieen. riding lying cast of the  Okanagan valley. Mr.  should step down and  room for ji bigger man.  fall the line would be running into  Medley. Mr. Sliatford said: ' '"Our  conversation was merely casual, but  from what I learned I believe it is the  intention of the Great Northern to  connect with the coast as soon as  possible."  OTTTCK^  iiincnciaK at a |> .  Indian -Ueservc. marked K. M. Dalys southeast corner anil following the reserve line -III  chains north, thence leaving the reserve line  and riimiinj.' -0 chains west. Ill chains south.  ���������JI chains cast to point of commencement and  containing ���������>f" acres more or less.  K. M.  DALV  Kcrciucns, H. ('.. .March :ilst. ri-S  NOTICK.  NOTICK IS   UK  days artel-date  Mulock  111 j ilce  KHV OIVK.V that sixty  I intend to apply to the  lion. Chief Coumiissinucr of Lands and Works  to purchase ;i-Jli acres of mountain land, situate  about, two-and-one-half miles northwest of  Voiyt's camp.  fommeiicin^ at n post marked .1. T. .l.-inies'  northeast corner: thence south -K)chains;thuiiec  west, so clmins: thence north-ID chains; thence  east SO chains to point of be^ilining;.  Dated April 1st. ISIltt.  I;V!I .1. T. ,1AM KS.  XOTICK.  Ortiiicatd of Improvements.  2  NOTICK is hereby H'ivcn thai:, (ill days a  dale.   I intend In apply to tlie   Hon.  C  fter  hief  Commissioner of Lands & Works for permission  to purchase It'll acres of la.nil lyiiiK' soutiiwestof  and adjoiniiifr M. A. Voigt's land. Lot. M.aTil. in  the Osoyoos Division of Yale District: Coin-  inencint'-at a post, marked Athol l-'raser's southeast corner, t hence north -Ml chains to I he south  boundary of Lot .'i..'������7!l, thence west SO chains,  thence south 10 chains, thence cast, Sll chains to  point, of commencement.  Dated at Voijrt's Camp. April 1st. I!I0.">.  i:i-,s  ATHOL  KASKK.  NOTICE.  There wjis ji time when Cana-  vlijms were justly jinuid of the  (J. P. K. and its jichievements,  but it would look jis if that time  is fast ]nissing. The Pacific  division at all events is most  unfortunate in the policy pursued   by  itslocjiJ   he/ids.    The  lODWAI'D VII mineral claim, situate in (Ii-ecn-  wood   iiiiniiiK'  division   of    Vale   district.  Where  located:     On   Douglas   mountain,  about one mile from Camp IVlcKinney.  TTAKK NOTICK, that we. ireiiry J. Ilomaim.  ���������"���������     free    miner's   eertilicate    No.   SIMaO,   and  (feorfcu ST. Hcnnetl. free miner's eertilicate No.  HHS!)7, intend, (ill days from date hereof tnapply  to the mining; recorder for a  eertilicate of improvements  for  the   purpose  of obtaining a  crown Kruiitof the above claim.  And I'llrtlicr take  notice that action,  under  section ;i7. must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this lath day of April. ISO"). \'>-S I  NOTICK  date.  is hereby ffiveii that.sixtyda.ysafter  I intend' to apply to the lion, tlie  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to purchase (SO acres of laud in tlie  Osnvoos Division of Vale District, and more  pni-ticuUu-lv described as follows: Cniiiiiieiieinjj  at the south-east corner of Lot .X HIS, (I. II. Cn-  hill's purchase mi IS-Mile Creek, riimiin������-thence  west SO chains to the Indian reservation: thence  south (id chains: thence east SO chains; thence  north (ill chains to point of commencement;.  A.  I). WOftdAN.  per 0. IT. Cum,i., Atfent.  Ifcdley. H. C. ath April, 11103. ll-S  Cawston 0 Edmond  *^?.':-V���������������  PURVEYORS  Id OF  J        ALL KINDS  5   PresH Meats  o       fish  \   veoetaDies  AND  Fruit  WE MAKE  One Orade Only  AND  THEY STAND THE  Heaviest   Fires.  Never   Known  to   F~������iil0  We do not make  vHiin Wall  HEDLEY,  B. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 27, liX)5.  Town and Distrfct.  Good Friday wns observed more  ! less sis si holiday in lledlev.  Gazette  is   husv  moving  Tlu  weeki  When  an;  wtt.  mail per week ?  The Hoard of Trad(  Monday evening.  Heal   estate    is  very good  prims. j  Messrs. Winter and McHafriie of thej  '..'���������!.    ���������!��������� H. Kennedy, chief engineer of tin  this | v. V. *v. E., was" in town on Sunday.  to  have  that third  will   meet   next  (.���������hangiiif.  hands  Mr. Crawfoid auditor for the Daly  Reduction Co. canie in on Saturday  night's stage.  .1. McNicol formerly of Midway was i  : in tow n tin* week accompanied by Mr.  ���������t; Munro of the Bound,u y.  NV. T. Atherton went down to  fVtherton comer to make auangement  or      Now that the Great Northern is com-  i ing sure, just hustle in   your jobs of  office stationery into tlu: Gazette print J ta  shop and get ready for your share of,  the rush.  H. N. A. took a. drive to  Kcrcmeos on  Good Friday.  Hew A. J. Fowlie of Princeton will  preach in the Methodist church on  Sunday evening next.  .Tames Wallace ^Jnis leased the  Princeton hotel at Princeton to Bert  Bryant and his partner.  Mrs. Hard wick returned on Tuesday  lYoni-Vernon, where she. attended the  ���������Sunday school convention.  How would some iron brew go in  Hedley? The Gazette; thinks that  McCreath is seriously considering.  .7. McDonald of.the Standard Furniture. Co., Nelson, visited  Hedley   this  week on a business and pleasure trip.  Yesterday "morning". F.' W. Revely  took the Princeton stage on from here,  Welby's stage going back to Penticton.  A. brand new piano arrived in town  hist \wuek for T. D. Pickard, coming  through from Penticton in good shape.  Fraiik Bailey lias been making hay  while the sun shines. He has taken  options on most of the ranches on One  Mile Creek. '.  C. H> Chapman, who has been on  duty as tippleman on the gravity tram,  left hist week to represent his ranch  to the/south.  Twrt.Spokane doctors, who have the  contract for hospitals during railway  construction, were expected in oil  Tuesday to locate same.  The';Messsrs. Peterson have been negotiating for the lease of G. Sproule's  building on Haynes St.. with a view  to making a three-story hoU:l: of it. -.-  George E. French'left foil; Vernon;  on Friday morning t'oFii.'short holiday.'  and to attend the Wecldihg'ot liis sister  whoSwjis to -be married ;on Easier  Monday.   " -'.,:V.'. -n.v.''.      ..- ��������� >���������   ���������  Mrv find Mrs. F. M. Elkins and child  of Greenwood canie in on Satimlay  night's stjtge.:! Mrs. Elkrris went lip to  Allison on Sunday with Mrs.. A. 1).  Worgan.  The Hedley baseball team held good  practice last ;Sunday afternoon. The  boys intend getting into shape to  meet all corners. Loom is to bat, Vernon on deck.  When the first few callers walked  into the Gazette office and inquired:  ���������'Is this the bank?" the editor almost  gasped before getting breath enough  to ssiy "next door;" but it is astonishing the things one can get used to.  The school has moved from the  Gazette hall to the building formerly  occupied by them on Ellis avenue.  The new school which will be built by  the government is expected to be  ready for occupancy after }he summer  holidays.  for spring wink on his ranch.  A new store-building is being erect  ed by .1. A. .Schubert on llaynes stieet,!  to the east of his present store.  Oliver iVi Gladden are putting up a  real estate office on the lot between  Love's di ug store and the barber shop.  D. Smith, ot Smith fcMrKac, Greenwood, was a caller at the Gazette  office last week. He is looking over  the Similkaineen.  Carl Hairsine came over fioni Fair-  view on Tuesdav to help out at W. T.  Shatford's. The accident to W. G.  Murray made  his arrival  timely.  "Similkaineen fever" is the way that  the Phoenix Pioneer characterizes the  widespread interest in this district,  which is prevalent in the Boundary.  Harvey Tingley journeyed out by  Friday morning's stage on a .short  holiday and business trip to the  Northwest Territory, where he has a  claim.  Mrs. Garrison, Miss Schubert, Miss  Perrcy, Miss McLean, and Messrs. J.  Edmond, \V. Murray and G. Caw.ston  attended the dance at Keieinco.s last  Monday night.  ��������� ���������It. F. Tohnie, the special commissioner to impure into the conduct of mining recorder Hugh Hunter, was in  ���������town on Tuesday night, leaving for  Princeton where the investigation is  i n pr( igres.s t( >-day.  S. L. Smith has pure-bred 'buff leghorns and poultry fanciers may obtain  from him eggs for hatching at $2.o0  per- dozen. Everylxxly is after the hen  that lays the golden egg Jind the buft  leghorn comes nearest the color.  The Licence Commissioners for the  Nicola Licensing District met in Hedley on Tuesday .and transferred the  licence for the Commercial hotel from  W...1. Henderson to .1. K. Eraser, and  of the Hotel Hedley from D. G. Hackney to NV. .1. Henderson.  At this Season <i Good Spring  Medicine will assist Natiue to  throw off "That Dead Feeling."  Look up that Old Family Recipe  and let us get it ready for you!  We have quite a variety of  Sp-kino Tonics already on hand.  Spring Requisites  Such as Ammonia, Sulphur,  Chloride of Lime, Carbolic Powder-, etc., etc., should be provided  for now.  An Exciting Experience.  ,7. R. Way and W. Dunn returned  on Sunday front their winter's trapping tour on Ashnola creek. They  obtained some, beaver, -considerable,  mink and some other fur and seemed  to thrive on bannocks and bacon and  the spoils of the chase'  The presence of contractor W. C.  McLean of Nelson in the upper Similkaineen valley last week has been interpreted as an indication that the C P. R.  intend building in from Silence's  Bridge. But others are of opinion  that private huisness alone will account for his visit.  Kilknockie is the name of the Armstrong ranch down on the lower  Similkaineen. Had it been Kill-  knocker it would be the spot to send  some of the' real estate men in the.  upper Okanagan. By letting them see  the country held by the ranchers in  the Similkaineen they might possibly  become, conscience-stricken and quit  their yelping.  There was an epidemic of eroupy  colds among the. school children last  week, and in Leonard Bradshaw's case  it developed into a case of pneumonia.  A fall which he received at play  among the children in the. incipient  stage of tlu; trouble, aggravated the  attack, but he is improving satisfactorily, and will soon be around again.  Beginning this week Welby's stage  to Penticton will give Hedley a service; of three stages per week. Tlie  Gazette made inquiries at the post  office as to whether a third mail would  be carried with the extra stage and  was informed that no notice had been  received. This is surely an extraordinary state of affairs, that instead  of (he mail service being established  and acting as an inducement to put on  a   passenger   stage,    the   department  bc-  A party, of yoimg .people who drove,,  to a dance at Kcremeos,;on -.Monday.;  night had a very exciting experience  on the way home, The. rig which  came to grief contained Mrs. Garrison,  'Misses'Schubert arid Alice and Myrtle  McLean with NV. G.   Murray  driving.  About 10 o'clock on Tuesday morning  they had reached Atherton's corner,  near the mouth of Ashnola creek, on  the way home, when''si breast strap  broke coming down the hill allowing  the rig co run forward on the horses  causing them to run away." The breaking of u single-tree and dropping of  the tongue freed the horses from the  rig which ran m aga.in.st the fence and  .stopped', but' the occupants of the front  seat, Miss Myrtle. McLean and NV. G.  Murray were, thrown out and the rig  passed over them. Both were' badly  shaken and Myrtle had her face badly  scratched and a cut in 'her forehead  which required stitching. W. G. Murray had his hack sprained which necessitated removing him" on a stretcher  when they reached Hedley about the  middle of the afternoon. Both Hedley doctors were called to the scene.  The patients are doing well and no  permanent injuries are feared.  A Full Line of Flower and  Garden Seeds.  JOHNLpVE,  Druggist* ������>  Stationer,  HEDLEY & FAIRVIEW  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN  Thfe   Leading  MEDLEY, B.C.  Hotel of the  Slmllkameen Valley.  I  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being; Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc.        :       :       :       :  ^^^w^Rates /Wod&rat&c-������������������   ���������������������������������  A. McDermott, Proprietor.  TUg Pioneer Garriaoe  . and  Repair shop  HEDLEy,     -     ���������     B.6.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksmithing done.    :    :  GEO. fi. SPROULfc;   .  Proprietor.  Hedley  Livery,   Feed  . and  Sale Stable  HEDLEY,     - ���������     -     B. C.  OTEL  EDLEY  Strictly;First Glass Service.  Special Attention given to  the Travelling Public.  Teaming of all kinds (lone.  Horses Bought and Sold.  ..Alfalfa Meat Market.  FRESH AND CURED MEATS  Wholesale and Kctail.  R. J. WYNNE,  Manager  The Hozier Vindication (?)  Tins controversy over nothing has  been carried on Ai> NAUSEAM and as far  as the. public are. concerned avo are sure  that everyone, is heartily sick of it.  With the editor of the Star the Gazette has noquarreland never did entertain any unkind feeling; but as we are  not in the habit of making statements  that we have not reason to believe are  true, the Gazette does not intend to  remain under the accusation of falsehood brought forward by Ifozirr's  quibbling denial of a charge that  was  never made,  that Hozier  with Ilowse  publication  The  had  Gazette did not say  any    conversation  over   the   phone   for  the  of   his letter.     It did say,  lONfl HOUSE  WHEN journeying to the  Boundary Country arrange your plans to stop  and rest a while at the  ION A HOUSE, the. halfway hotel between Midway  and Sidley. This is where  the stage stops for dinner.  Good Accommodation at  Moderate Hates.  J. s. McLean,  W. F. REVELY,  Proprietor, w. J. Henderson, Prop.  The  Leading  House  For  Commercial  Hen.   :   :   :  Best Onlv Provided for Table  and Bar.  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  TEe Central Hotel  TWEDDLE ������, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  I  however,   that   Ilowse   requested   the  publication   of   the   letter    over   the  phone from Nicola Lake,   and   the   information     received     warranted    the  statement-.    Even    if   Hosier's   denial  was    a    quibble,    it    does    not   clear  A.      E.      Ilowse.       There      is      only  one   feature   about    this    affair   that  the Gazette has  any   cause   to  regret  and that, was the   reference   to  editor  , Wright's alleged action as secretary of  will delay until traffic owv a route be- | t|1(1 j,j|K.,.ai   meeting   to  appoint d'ele-  eomes so congested that  extra   stages | o-;1tes.     The     Gazette's     information  came from a Liberal supporter  of Mr.  Murphv: and   although   we   were   ini-  Proprietor.18  ���������_ ^  Fairview's      |  I  Leading ib  Arriving  ������  This "Week.  mM.n,i.i**nag*.m,m.������*iny3i*uw������^w������.n<��������������������� ���������c  I o e 8 9  rv- I  must be put on and run without ca  the mail.  McCreath, the iron brew man of  Greenwood, and Jim McLean, tinsmith, of the same burg, .were among  the visitors to Hedley last week.  Andy Safer, hotchnan, also of Greenwood, accompanied them. Jim McLean reports business in the Boundary  to be very good. He has generally appeared on the scent/ in the early stages  of every local hustle. The Gazette  met hint first in Vernon in the early  nineties, in Rossland in '97, and in  Greenwood in 'HI), and his hurried trip  to the Similkaineen last week felt like  u. visit from the robins in the spring  time, for Jim is a precursor of good  times���������and post-curser if they happen  to go bad again,  portuned to publish it, we admit that  we should not have done so without  ascertaining all the circumstances.  Like the. passerby who interfered between a man anil wife who were fighting and found out that he had himself  to light the two of them, it was unwise of the Gazette to mix up in what  was apparently a grit family quarrel,  for in doing so it is quite possible that  an injustice was done Mi-. Wright  who, possibly smarting under what he  considered an injustice, wrote sentences that he is now ashamed of. For  the. editor of the Star tlu; Gazette has  no unkindly feelings, in spite, of it all;  but for A. E. Howse it litis still a rod  in pickle���������a-sort of suspended sentence.  35 Golden Gate  H. JONES, Proprietor.  'I  i8  b  WALL PAPER  Over '1,000 Ivolls, Comprising Mainy  Beautiful Xew Designs.  ���������EtftuiBtwtutnan  This house was lately over- j \  hauled and enlarged, and k  is  now  comfortable  and  convenient.  Charges moderate.  FAIRVIEW, B.C.  A Targe Shipment of Men's, Women's  and Children's 'Fine Shoes. Some  Very Nice Lines for the Ladies.  SUMMER HATS  for   Men,  In   Linens  Women an<  and   Straws,  Children.  1  I  I  I  I  I  I  &0S0O0<6OQCO0COSO3Si&a&&0@{?S&SttO99O^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 27, 1905.  BOUNDARY   SURVEY"  THE WORK,IS TO BE RESUMED  ON THE FIRST OF MAY.  Roughest   Part   of the   Work is  to be j  Done   This   Year.  Is  A  Good,  Safe   Investment  N. J. Ogilvie,  ( Kossl;mi,l .Minor.)  a member of the International Boundary survey, is here from  Ottawa for  the  purpose  of  resuming  the work of delimiting  the  boundary  line.    This work.has.been  in  progress  since the spring oflOUS, and  will  continue for the. coining two years.    Mr.  Ogilvie says  thai  the  work   is   being  jointly   condii- Led   by Canadian  and  American surv.-y parties.    At present  lie is getting <���������.   i ytliing in shape for a  -resumption i.u i^-.'survey on or about  .May I.    T/iieiv .,-,.    be  five   parties  of  .Canadian surveyors  in   the   field   this  year, aiiil 3:1 r. ^i, vie is to have charge  of urn! of these parties..   The first 'work  tube  done   tins  year, will   be   in   the  vicinity of  the'-iVtid  d'Oreill'e  river,  and-it  will   be o.'iitinued   west J'roiii  there towards  tlie coast.    A   part of  the. survey   this   year   will   be   in   the  Skagit country in the. Cascade mountains.    Tliis is. tin.' wildest and   rough-  c" est. country through which the survey  runs front the Atlantic to the   Pacific,  owing to the  heavy  timber and   the  ruggedness of the country.  ���������;i\*h(.!ii asked, if any discrepancies had  been found between   the survey  that  was made of the  international   boundary. HO years ago and the present survey. Mr.  Ogilvie  replied  that so far  not1 a  single  error  had   been   found.  The old time surveyors,   he said,  did  their work exceedingly well.     The old  survey commission placed monuments  on the tilth parallel in   some  places a  mile-apart   and   in   others   25   miles  apart.    The.present survey consists of  proving the correctness of the location  of these monuments and the runningof j  straight lines from one monument to i  the other and the placing of, new nion- j  tunents, besides the cutting of a  sky- ���������  line 20 feet wide through  the  timber. '���������  The new monuments must not be  less !  than a mile apart nor more than   four'j  miles.    The work, he says, has been in ,'  progress since the sirring" oF'IOuH  and \  will take, all of this year and  next to  finish it.    The. Americans  have; some  work to finish  near the coast.    Last  year a party worked ail ���������summer in the  Cascades  and   will  in   a.11  probability  '"resume operations shortly.  PROPERTY  S< '���������'���������"'   fcfe  i'S'J    K:  DLEY  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate nioiin-'  tain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plato"���������the. richest gold  mine  in  Canada���������and.many other,  promising mines and prospects.    It is the." mining and business  centre of the .  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Similkasiieen  Make  Money  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,  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....'  ............ $400 to $600  Other Streets.   ....... .$200 to $400.  ....TERMS...  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway.;��������� and Avith the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important, city, and town lots will bring  big.returns on money invested at the present time.  sssasmaaF  !-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who Inve  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes;  For FijII Particulars, Maps Etc.  ��������� MF������F������I->'   TO ���������  -���������*  The Hedley  L   W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and Manager,  What Lugfrin Got.  Charles H. Lugriu, who litis an incurable dose of the itch for scribbling,  is tobe found at all times and on all  conceivable, subjects in the columns  of coast dailies, laboring to mould  public opinion. His latest attempt at  opinion moulding was when he tried  to persuade the. people of B.C. to compel the government to give Morse, of  the G. T. P., a big land"grant. Well,  the government didn't give any, and  Mr. Lugrin couldn't be silent but must  write still another letter to upbraid  them by asking them "what we've got  from the Grand Trunk people ?" The  Victoria Week allows one of itscontri- j  butors to tell what. Lugrin got: I  What did you pu'ii. do you ask. Lufrrin. j  When you tried to butt in with yom- Ijcttors.' ;  Woil. tin; answer in  your case is simple nail I  pliiin��������� j  .1 ust one little word nf four letters. j  You tried. Iiy epistles and speeches jralore:  To miilce the (triind Trunk men your delitors;  When you .sought for rowan!  for your eliivul-  rous aid.  You trot���������one little work of four letters.  You "williiiffly loaned tlioin your intellect  vast.  To help bind this poor hind in their fetters:      j  Hut. instead of their thanks,  you received  at  the last. I  ���������lust one little word of four letters.' i  And now. when dead  silence  would  be most j  discreet j  On your part, you iiiusl needs join then-otters:  And folks say with a grin, as they hear your |  sad  bleat. ' ' j  "��������� lie's {rot���������one little word of four letters."  TKKMI.WS.     :  PENTICTON  Liveru, Feed and stage  STABLES  "��������� ESTABLISHED  1903 ���������  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  -:0:-  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    : : : :  -:0:-  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.  Mclennan, meet & co., l������i.  Vancouver, B. C  Wholesale and Retail  HARDWARE,  STOVES,  SPORTING GOODS.  Try  SIMILKAMEEN  mi^*lTU'������..vvvm<^imrrt^T*xvinm^iinm^  n Hotel  HERRING & WINKLER, Prows.  Choice   Liquors and   Cigars  always in stock.  Good Table and Comfortable  Rooms.  ������  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  Orid Livery, Feed and Sale Stable  Single and Double Saddle   and   Pack  Drivers. Horses.  Wood for Sale.  HOPKINS <& McINNES, Proprietors, Hedley, B. C.  Careful attention to wants of travelling  public and regular boarders.  Tlie GRAND UNION is tlie nearest, to (lie works of tlie Duly  'Reduction On., which makes it especially suited for reyular boarders.  Alt. wiiitij iiki.i*.  HEDLEY, B.C.  1 aecgrrfm������frf������rm'minMrMmTiirn���������  F.  n j i rn n  R k CO.  uwm, mm  Fairview and Penticton  General 23tore  KEREMEOS,      -        B. C.  A Large and Entirely  Ncav Stock of General   Merchandise  Just Opened.  Prices  Reasonable.  ALSO  HEDLEY, B. C.  Proprietors    FAIRVIEW     AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Give Us a Call!  This hotel under new management, has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  J. K. FRASER., Proprietor.  Good Horses and Riu's and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.

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