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 '. ..���������]..Jl  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Llbrnrlnn ���������  Lcifi-ilutivo Aiirmbljr   MM 10  (*/*/  Volume XII.      Number 13.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, APRIL i:j,  191(5.  $2.00, In Advance  JflS. GLftRKE  , UUatchmakfer  HEDLEY, 13. C*  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  , THO.MPS   K t'HONK SEYMOUR 5913  MOli. WESTERN CANADA  i)airimell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  |OIHccs nnd Warehouse. 817-03 Beatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  A.  F. &  A. M.  KEGUIjAR monthly meetings of  Hcclloy Lodge No. -j:i,.A. F..& A.M.,  are' held on tho second Friday in  Ich month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. ��������� Visiting*  iethren are cordially invited to attend.  H..SPRQULE,  .  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  C ,   MINING NOTES .   i  - .ThejConditBi-os'. a'n? steadily -shipping from tho Horn Silver mine near  Ch optica. '  One of Keremeos Recruits  Is Killed in  Thu Interstate-Calhihan Mining Co's.  earning iu March were reported to be  $300,000.  The Rambler-Cariboo Co. has just  declared a dividend of one cent share,  the first since April 1915.  The "Eureka Mine, seven' miles from  Nelson expects to be a regular, weekly  shipper'to tjie smeltera't.Tr-iiil., _\  .   L. O. L.  The Regular    meetings of  Hedley Lodge 17-14 are held on  the   first and third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  2?  Ladies meet 2nd and 1 Mondays  fisiting brethern are cordially invited  "VV. LONSDALE, W. M.  H. E. HANSON, Sec't.  R.  F>.  BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor ���������  Tkl No. 27 P. 0. Dkawkh 1(10  PENTICTON,  B. C.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL  ENGINEER  'and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  The Bunker Hill and Sullivan Mining Co., of San Francisco will build a  $1,000,000 smelter ut   Kellogg, Idaho.  It is rumored that the Rocky Mountain cement plant at Frank Alta. wrll  open up in a few days. Several men  are at work there getting things into  shape. It is expected that the mill  will run all summer.  Northwest Mining Truth.���������Remon  etization of silver does not appear to  bo such a remote possibility as it was  a few short years ago. Bryan and  Charles F. Caldwell may yet be the  wise men of history.  liA/ajter Qlayto n  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  MONKY TO  LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  The lvanhoe mine has spentupwards  of $250,000 in the past two years and  is now blocking out their ore and getting ready to spend probably not less  than $250,000 for mill, trams and other  transportation facilities.  lediey Opera House  HI. JONES, Manager  large,  commodious   hall foi*  lances or other entertainment.  IREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Both white men and Chinamen are  preparing for- the placer- mining season  on the Tulameen, Similkameen and  other streams in this part of the country. With the high price of platinum  the Tulameen especially should be an  attractive spot for placer miners.���������Star  Ira'kfe'iffe^fcferoiatettfeM'fcfeMfefe'fcMa-iitv  ���������-������  X  X  Grand Union |  Hotel  .V  X  X  X  HEDLEY,   British Columbia x  X  ��������� . X      X  . ��������� ���������        ; ; %  X  Rates���������$r.50 a Day and Up X  First-Class Accommodation. J  .1  J. T. Oiim, formerly a director of the  Laurier Mining company mine, near  Laurier, Wash., reported last night  that the strike made Thursday assayed 40% copper. He said: "We have  made arrangements for electric power  to be obtained from Bonnington Falls,  Canada, and will put in a compressor  to be completed in about 60 days."  |j������   Bar Stocked with Best Brands  $  IX of Liquor and Cigars  f  A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor   %  ������ s  HEDLEY MEAT  MARKET ��������� ��������� 1 ���������  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop, [j  The revival of the zinc smelting industry in The Crows Nest Pass is one  of the must important, bits of industrial hews given out. for a Icing time.  While it will not effect Leth bridge  directly, there will, be an indirect- benefit through the increased demand for  wholesalers' supplies which are distributed from  here.���������Lethbridge Herald.  Machinery for the Aberdeen mine,  located on Ten-milt? creek, arrived this  week and is being hauled to the property. Manager T. J. Corwin on  Thursday was employing a crew of  men and about fifteen left that evening for the mine, where they will be  engaged during the next three weeks  in erecting the plant. The machinery  that arrived this week comprises a 50-  horsepower boiler; a hoist, a '4-drill  compressor and a battery of pumps.  ���������Merritt Herald,  The war is being brought home to  us these clays as never brfore. Although the greater- number of our recruits have escaped so far, Lhe decisive  actions in and around Verdun have  drawn some of them into the maelstrom, and we niust: expect to hear of  wounds and even deaths.  It was a decided shock, however, to  learn of the death-- of one of our Kere-  meos-Bedlvy boys, Blair- Mills, who  fell in the action at St. Eloi on March,  27th., one of the most bloody of the,  numerous engagements in connection,  with the Huns'fuliie efforts to lake  Verdun. ;-  His father-, Ezra Mills received word  on Thursday, the following ' wire,  '���������Deeply regret, to. inform you, 443812,  Lani-e Corporal Blair Wilfred Mill*,  killed in action March 27th.���������Adjutant  ���������General,"  Blair- Mills was well known in Hedley. having worked at the mine for  months before going to the front. He  was ti very bright ahd cheerful young  fellow, and a great 'favorite' with his  fellow-workers. When hisl fall we  had the smoker in .the Opera House  and some of the boys decided to enlist  Blair Mills was one who volunteered  but who would not go until he first  went to Keremeos lo consult his parents. Needless to say their consent  was readily obtained and ' although  there were those at the time who said  he. would not go through with it. he  did and it is significant that he should  be the very first to give irp his life in  actual warfare. However distasteful  it might have been to a young man of  his gentle,habits, he realized his duty  and gave his life for it. This is heroism.  Although he left here with the 54th.  Battalion he afterwards transferred to  the Engineers, hoping the sooner to  get into action. The result was that  he took part in one of the most important and as time will show, decisive  actions of the greatest war in the history of the world.  The actual details of how he met his  death have not come to hand, hut it is  knnvvn it was in the engagement ot  St. Eloi on the 27th of March. .-'. .  ^'&-t.ft*r.&&&e-.&'r^'-,G&-t:!f'f&-&:&tS-:&e  I        WAR   NOTES J  '���������^���������aaa a*-* a-ar-ss -m *������ ���������*3*9 334 /nsf������  Canadian troops now in Plande.ts  now   number 00,000   and in   England  -1-1,000.  i  From February 21st to Apiil 1st the  estimated losses of the Germans at  Verilun ;are in the neighborhood of  2I>0,000, the greatest losses of any  single engagement of the war.  What Lincoln said of peace ere it  came, must and an echo today in every  heart: "I hope it will come soon and  come to stay: and so come as to be  worth the keeping in all future time."  The French have ready fov use their  new 10 inch guns, which are able to  fire ti more devastating explosive shell  than the German 17-inch gun. Two  giant shells for this gun, exhibited in  Paris, stand five and one-half feet high  each and, weighs more than a ton.  Dr. Karl Liebknet-ht, the great German Socialist, repeatedly tried to discuss to discuss the motive for the resignation of Von Tit-pi tz. in the Reichstag, hut was called to order and finally ordered to desist. The hold of  Socialism.in the Reichstag is not what  it used to be.  Go to Eevpt Soon  An editor works 365.1 days iti a year  to get out his pa per--that's labor.  Once and awhile somebody pays a  year's subscription���������that's capital.  And once and awhile some dead beat  takes the paper for 11 year or two and  vanishes without paying for it���������that's  anarchy. But later on justice will  overtake the last named creature, for  there is a place where be will get his  desserts���������that's  hell.���������Exchange.  When sets the sun  o'er yonder hills.  In pence upon   the earth once more*,  Fair youth, thy memory bright shall be  A benediction as before.  We think of thee as time rolls on,  A hero in thy country's cause,  Spending thy life in glorious deeds.  Fighting for dear old Britain's laws.  Thy place amongst us who can fill?  Thy parent's grief what canassuage?  Their noble sorrow grudges not  Thy name to live on glory's page.  Their thoughts   of thee encompassing  Thylife throughout the passing years  Need not to falter, though they see  Thy glory through a mist of tears.  Life's greatest objects,   though so fair  And needful to us here they've been,  Assume true beauty, added worth,  Attained through sorrow notforseen.  We quote from Thomas Grey's beautiful, "Elegy Written in a Country  Churchyard,-" just one stanza:  The boast   of heraldry,   the pomp   of  power-,  And all that   beauty, all   that  wealth  e'er gave  Await alike the inevitable hour:���������  The paths of glory lead but to the grave  The Germans are renewing their attack on Verdun, but it is noted with  far less vigor than the first assaults.  The policy of France is to rise as few  men as possible to hold the points assailed and to keep her army fiesh and  ready for an offensive just as soon as  the enemy begins to show signs of exhaustion.  Brihtol has discovered that a soldier  who has been paying out the states  two-and ninepences to Derby recruits  is a millionaire. Pi-fvate Brian Cavan-  nagh, aged twenty-four, was a voluntary helper at Colston Hall for'three  days. He owns 250,000 acres in Australia, was wounded in Europe, _and  hss been in hospital tit Bristol.  The sister of a farmer in Lincolnshire found recently an article which  she thought was a radiator fan from a  motor car. She took it home and a  few days biter while turning the propeller round, her brother aged 28, was  blown to pieces by the detonator from  a Zeppelin bomb. The sister was injured in the leg, but a youth in the  room was uninjured.  French scientists are claiming that  the intensely powerful searchlight  now used on the German zeppelins is  the invention of a Frenchman, Monsieur Dussaud, who described the new-  lighting system to the Academy of  Science four years iigo, but it appears  not to have been put into use by the  French forces merely because of red  tape delay. The invention is called  "cold light", and it is said to realize  an effective illuminating power equal  to 90% of the initial energy, whereas  in ordinary lighting systems 80 to 90%  of the energy is absorbed in heat.  In a letter to his mother Bobby Robertson tells of the probability that the  men of the 54th Matt, may be sent to  Egypt. This is in line with the turner  which was current some time ago.  Mai oh 21, 1910.  Dear Mother.  I thought I would drop you another  line, to let you   know that I am >-till in  the.hind of   the living and  in the best ������  of health.    We   are, still    in Brains-hot  and by the way it  look* to me we will   '  stay here.   ,  1 would like to get over there and  try to see some of those Gurmans.  They say we will go to Egypt when  we do go. I wish we would go right  away.  We aie having lots of air raids just  now. The Germans get a child now  and again. That is about all the devils  can get.  I saw an old Hedley Gazette yesterday there was a. letter in it from E. W.  Vans. It is the last letter he will  write poor fellow. ��������� He had a nice funeral We boys got, hiru a wreath of  flowers and Sgt. Jack was around yesterday taking up a collection for a  tomb stone.  We just came out of quarantine yesterday it was some time.  Roy is still in the hospital yet.  Nobody   ever     tells   me     anything  about Collin,   did he get married yet?  I got a letter from you that has been  in four   places in   France   and   seven  places in   England.    It sure has   done  some tiavelling hasn't it?    It left Hedley the 3rd of January and I got it the  19th of March.  \'  Well I guess I told   all the news for  this time.    I,remain as ever,  Your loving son, Bob  443961 AI. G. S., 54th Batt.'C. E. F.  'Bi-.-iin.-lii'ii t 0.-.in;-, l.io-liook,  Ha'iup.-sliii e, England  Hedley Ladies Sewing Circle  Foil owing is the result of two uron-  the work of the Hedley Ladies Sewing  Circle. Shipped to Nelson April 4th.,  1916.  7 dozen Huckaback Towels  3 "  3i "  4 "  1 "  h   "  Editor Slim R. Wilson of the Saline  Observer, is a lucky man. The other-  day he picked up a Winchester rifle  and started up the street to deliver  the weapon to its owner. Somehow  the delinquent subscribers got it into  their heads that he was on the warpath, and every one he met insisted  on paying him in full, one fellow going  so far as tivwipe out ten long years of  delinquency. And that was not all.  When he got back to the" office he  found a load of hay, fifteen bushels of  corn, ten bushels of potatoes, two  cords of wood, a barrel of turnips and  seven tnuskrat hides. Back out the  machine gun, Hiram; we're going to  try it, too.  Bath Towels  Face Cloths  Bed Pan Covers  Pillow Cases  Night Shirts  Hospital Shirts  3 Pair Ward Slippers  1 Pair Bed Socks  200 Swabs  For- the two months the knitters  have knitted 3S pair socks, 0 Scarfs,  and 3 pair wristlets. These have been  sent to The Boys in France, England  and Kamloops.  An article in last Friday's Daily  News told of the danger of straining  gasoline through .chamois. The passing of the gasoline through the skin  causes the formation of an electrical  current which is liable to explode the  gasoline.  Hon. Martin Burrell, Minister of  Agriculture, who was so severely burned in the Ottawa Parliament buildings fire, and confined to his home  ever since, left last week for Virginia.  Mr. Burr-ell is gradually recovering  from his injuries and there are hopes  that he will not be permanently scarred. It had been his intention to come  to Grand Forks for some weeks, but  his doctor urged him to go south. He  was accompanied by Mrs. Burrell and  will be absent from the capital for several weeks.���������Grand Fonts Gazette.  BBB  Mta-ftta  anuuiimJ* THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. APRIL 13 1916  Cbe Ibedley Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Yonr. ........;..... $2.(l(i  '"��������� (United States)  .-  ....'-'.50  Advertising Rates  Measm-oiiient. 1'. lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, S1.00 for one insertion, -���������*> cents,for  each subsequent-insertion.-Over one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion and S  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.2.1; over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, 31.00  per inch porinoiith. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches," on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Certificate of Improvements. 310.00  (Whore more than one claim appears  in notice, $2.50 for each additional,  claim.) ...���������'..:...������������������  A. B. S. STANLEY. Editor  and active force. So long as a  married man knows that his  wife will be looked after and  and his children's education  provided for, every consideration of patriotism will urge him  to give what he can in the service of his country and thus ensure the triumph of those principles of Justice and Truth and  Liberty for which we aie contending in this war.���������London  ���������Telegraph.  Editorial Quotations  The 172nd Battalion at Kamloops has formed a battalion  choir of twenty-four voices.  Rather hard luck on the Germans, but there is nothing like  paying them back their "fright-  fulness" iu their own coin.���������-Kelowna Courier.  Recruits Wanted For  First Canadian Pioneers  In urging that Chinese employed in Vancouver island col-  leries should be re-examined,  Parker Williams on Friday  night Was right in line with a  policy "which Premier Bowser  announced several days before  and which will be made L effective by an act to be introduced  this session.���������Daily News,  Music: of rakes, shovels and  spades is heard these days in  gardens and yards of Trail, having a clean-up for the season  and getting gardens and flower  beds in order.. It would be good  business for the council to offer  a small cash prize for the best-  flower bed or garden made in  the city limits this year.���������Trail  News.  Von Tirpitz was said to have  been dismissed because the kaiser disagreed with his policy of  torpedoing "merchant ships  without warning. The record  of ships and lives destroyed  since Von Tirpitz retired indicates that the former head of  the navy was too humane to  suit his imperial master. William II. does not intend to lose  his title of "Bloody William."  British Columbia is doing its  part toward keeping the rain  out of homes in the Unitod  States, its shipments of shingles  across the border in 1915  amounting to 1,256,804,000; and  this notwithstanding the movement in the latter country looking to the employment of less  combustible materials in roofs,  and despite the commonly accepted belief that the shingle is  no longer necessary to the  maintenance of family dicipline.  ���������Christian Science Monitor.  The call is for men and more  men, to defend our honor and  safety, and we have little doubt  that the response will show  that the appeal is not made in  vain. Military training it must  be remembered, directly improves physical stamina, and the  whole country will be benefited  by a   general increase in   vital  This'regiment is now in France having moved   across at the  latter end of  Fein nary, and is  engaged in construction   work.    Before  leaving   England  the regiment   received a   great supply  of tools   and   equipment   for railway  and  other-   work,   and   though   fully  trained and   equipped ar.   an Infantry  Battalion it   will be employed   except  on emergency,  solely as a battalion of  workmen.    All descriptions of trades  and occupations are represented in this  Pioneer Battalion but those mostly in  request are carpenters,  linesmen, railway construction men, miners, loggers  and the like.    The general handy man  is also a   very useful   member of   the  corps;  Towards the end of January recruit  ing for a reirifoicing draft of three  officers .and one hundred men was  started, the recruits however were not  assembled until the middle of Februaryand on the 5th. March they left  Victoria en route for England where  by this time they should have arrived,  that is, the draft is in England within  two months of starting recruiting,  A second draft of similar- strength  was authorized and recruiting for- this  has been so satisfactory, that the draft  is now up to strength and will be  ready to embark within a couple of  weeks.  A third draft is now starting and if  recruits for this offer as readily as for  the first two drafts it is expected that  this third reinforcement will be ready  to leave for England by the middle of  May.  Men who wish to get away with the  least possible delay and see a little of  France before the summer is well  through cannot do better than join the  reinforcing draft now being assembled  at the Old Drill Hall, Menzies St., Victoria, where recruits can apply in person. Those not in Victoria can apply  by letter and recruits passed medically fib and approved will have their  transportation sent them to enable  them to join without expense.  Lieut. McMurray will be in Hedley  shortly. Men wishing to join this  corps of Pioneers should apply to him  at this Office.  this is ii cool color and will be appreciated litter on when they begin to run  excursions to the brewiu-y.  Diller and Seherbauer of the Hedley.  brewery have been supplying the local  hotels with the   product of their,insti  lotion and connoisseurs pronounce the  brand A I.  Father Conan of Kamloops, came in  on Fridny evening last, and celebrated  Miiss with his parit-hioneis here. On  Palm Sunday Mass w.-i* celebrated at  the Mission chapel on'the Chu-chit-  way-hii reservation.  Mr. M. R. Morrison, who was all  Inst year in charge of development  work on the Sunset for- the B. 0. Cop  per Co. was in town on Sunday and  was accompanied by his wife and  daughter. They were on their way to  the Boundary, going out by private  rig.  Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Shatford of Hub-  bard's Cove N. S. father and mother  of L. W. Shatford M.P.P. arrived in  Hedley on Sunday from Passadena,  Gal., where they spent the winter.  They were brought in from Penticton  by Mr. L. W. Shatford and will remain here for it bout a week before returning to their home in Nova Scotia-.  How Will You Protect Your Wife  ���������and the children should you fall ill or lose your employ-.'!1  -'merit?    Have you money in-the-Barik to tide the familyfll  over until you are "on your feet" again? J  ......i Every married man  should  open an account in ourf/l  Savings Department and put by a part of his  earnings-!]  every week or month. (\  Such a sum, earning interest, will be a welcome pro-/j  tection for the family. A Savings Account may be opened].]  with, one'dollar. . 42 |;l  ������r  II  78 Years in Business.    Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  Hedley Branch       -      -       C. P. DALTON, Manage'  fl  -H  "Instruction by correspondence is the cheapest and best XvM  for the poor man."���������Thos. A. Edison  6������  Shakespeare on Bees  April 23, 1G16  This   being   the     tercentenary    of  Shakespeare it will not be out of place  to give an extract from his works upon  the subject of bees���������  "So work the honey bees;  Creatures,   that by a  rule in   nature,  , teach  The art of order to a peopled kingdom.  They have a king, and officers of sorts;  Where some, like magistrates, correct  at home;  Others, like merchants,   venture trade  abroad;  Others, like   soldiers, armed   in   their  stings.  Make boot upon   the summer's  velvet  buds," ���������;������������������;���������-.:���������������������������,.-.������������������- .;'.>'���������:.:.-'.' * ������������������-'������������������  "Which   pillage     they,     with    merry  march, bring home  To the tent royal of their emperor;  Who, busied in his majesty, survey  The singing  masons   building roofs of  gold; .  The   civil   citizens,   kneading   up the  honey;      ���������-.  The poor mechanic porters crowding in  Their heavy   burdens at   his   narrow  -      gate;  The sad-eyed   justice,   with   his surly  hum  Delivering o'er to executors pale  The lazy, yawning drone."  Tlrt&y't-G   Right  99  You admit the International Corresponderic  Schools are a good thing. You'd take {  course right now "if"���������"except"��������� {<  "If" what?    If you weren't so "overworked," with su<;i.!  "long hours," or .had  more  strength  and  energy?     Didn  John Mitchell get his training after working 12 hours a  ds  as a mine boy? ' \  Wasn't it Edison who stayed up half the night  to  res;  every get-at-able book on electricity?    Didn't he educate inn  self in spite of every handicap you'could ever have?      Sper*  as much time in I. C. S. study as you do in reading the newspapers and you'll get that promotion before you know it.     j-1  All big men who have made their mark in the world half]  the  ambition���������the  determination���������to  improve  their  spar  time, to train themselves for big work.    You, too, can posse?.'  power, money and happiness if you'll ��������� only  make  the  effori'j  The reward is great���������it's,worth it.  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon. . Put it ujj  to. us without paying or promising. Let us send you "thed<L  tails of others' success through the I. C. S., and then decidr  ''''''.. " ":'���������'���������*'���������. 'II  Mark the Coupon and  Mail it Nov j  ^������������������a'aa'a-aaija'-jaaa^giaiaa-s*-*'^*^.  ������ TEN YEARS AGO $  m  i������  9|i From the Hedley Gazette Files &  $ of April 12, 1900 *  ^���������6ft6C-:fc6&t*f-eC-:fct6ttf:66-:ftf-:C^'  There  will be a dance   at the Hotel  Similkameen on Monday night.  The new sawmill is expected to be in  operation in three raore weeks.  Telephone connection is now established with up the lake points. The  connection was made on Monday.  The Hedley Lumber Co., are sending considerable lumber to Keremeos  these days. It is understood that they  are supplying the lumber for Reith's  new hotel.  Fred Revely has put into commission a fine new covered stage for the  Hedley-Princeton run. The body was  pamted a dark green which led some  of the boys to conclude that it was  due to arrive on St. Patrick's Day, but  had been delayed.    They now say that  SEE THAT IT IS  Made In Canada  Complete Mining Engineering  Fire Boss  Metal Mining  Metal Prospector  Complete Metallurgy  Hydrometallurgy  Milling  Complete Coal Mining  Complete Civil Engineer'g  Surveying and Mapping  Bridge Engineering  Structural Engineering  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Running  Chemistry  Commercial  Drawing i  Electrical i  Mechanical j  Ste������im j  ; Marine' and ..:_���������. ��������� j  Refrigeration Engineerin  French,    Spanish and     ;  Italian taught by I j]  Phonograph  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, Scran ton, Pa.   .       /:  Please inform me how I can gain a money-earning knowledge of. the suYljI  ject marked X, or named below, and send me catalogue containing descriptio  of course and letters from successful students.  Name   Address.   Age....'. .Occupation ;.. .Employed by.  Course Wanted (if not given above)    Remarks..    I:  -���������������  RALPH KENDALL, Agent  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  fiOAL mining rights of the Dominion, it  ^ Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories nnd in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one yoars at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres wi be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  li  hi  are situated.  applicant in person to tho Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  In surveyed territory the land must bo described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory tho tract  applied for shall be staked out y the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by-  fee of $5 which will bo refunded if tho rights  applied for are not available, but not other  wise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchant  able output of tho mine at the rate of Ave cents  per ton  Jlhe person operating tno mine snail rurnisn  the Agent with sworn returns accounting: for  the f ifll quantity of merchantable mined  and pay tho royalty thereon.   I coal min  ing rights are not being operated su returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  . Tho lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  be considered necessary for tbo working of the  mine at the rate of $10.00 an aero  For full information application should be  made to tho Secretary of the Donartment of  the Interior, Ottawa, or o any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.-Unauthoriaed publioati this adve  tiscment will not be paid for. 0 8m  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. HILLIARD  Prop.  Travel by Auto...  Call up Phone No. 12  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.   T Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALEI  PiUfl6E  yvery, feed k Sale Stables  Phone 12.  ���������HBDLEY   B.C.  D. J.   INNIS  Proprietor  PAINTING  PflPER-fiflNGING  KflLSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE  /;:  DALY AVE.   -   -   flEDLEY, B.C.  Hedley   Gazette  $2 per annum  Bow Kee_Laundrj  Only First Class Work     :  Laundry Delivered Anywher THE HEDIEY GAZETTE,   APRIL 13, 1916  a������a������Mraft?������tera������4-Mfefe<,<r������'*-'������krait;������attt  X  X  X  K  X  X  ������  X  I  Bi������ New Stock  ���������OF���������  |  x  %  %  X  Specially Reduced  isl  Boots and Shoes s  'X  X  x  iff  x  K  ���������K  x  x  K'  ���������x  x  X  X  'X  S Groceries,  Fruits and x  g Vegetables g  a;'-. ' t������  ���������ow>mic������macic������E>tK������ucKKnic>eaeimtiut  XAKE  I"  For stomacn  and Bowel TrouDle  Hedleu bruo'&Book Store  Hedley.B. O.  Tlie'. ..Nickel Plate  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  TONSORIAL SERVICE,  This shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical   Appliances.  W. T. BUTLER, - Prop.  i   Nickel Plate Nuggets  Read all the ads'.  TOWN AND DISTRICT  "W.H.Cameron,   of Keremeos,   was  in town Tuesday.  Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Hoi-swill  Friday, April 7th., a son.  There will be  service  in  St. John 's  Church next Sunday at S:00 p.m.  George Sproule is able to be about  on crutches but it will be some time  before he can play football again.    '  Boeing & Brass have just completed  the construction of an 18-foot boat for  the Daly ReductionOo. to be used at  the dam.  Read the ad-*  Provincial Constable Simpson ��������� of  Greenwood, and Constable R. Bowen,  of Keremeos come in yesterday, the  latter driving 'home in the afternoon  and the former waiting for the train  todav.  Homer Wells brought J. Mansell,  the Princeton constable, to town Fri -  day.  Torn-Wilson returned from Slocan  Tuesday, where he spent most of the  ���������winter.  Robert Strachan, Mining Inspector,  of Merritt was in town on official business Saturday.  Diciples of Ike Walton are getting  restless ugain. Several of them tried  out Twenty-Mile creek last week and  Sunday, but the catches were not  large.  Hand  Furid.  a   dollar over to the Tobacco  A. E. Howse & Co., were the suc-  cesful tenderers for the Cr-eelman &  Lyy 11 stock and are now in the process of taking, it over, ��������� F. A. Howse  and J. H. Drunimnnd arrived Tuesday  for this purpose.    ,  *    ���������  2G%  off  Eraser's.  on   Ladies   foot   Wear   at  Kelly .Tiickson was a caller in Medley  the week end.  Riley Anderson w.-is doing business  in Hedley Monday.  Mr. and Mr.*. T. Smart weie visitors  to town Thursday.  M. L. Gnzon was transaction business iu Hedley Friday.  Li-rr Morrison and H. Brenquist were  callers to town Monday.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Humbly and Mrs.  Messenger were visitors to Hedley  Monday.    <  "Mr. and Mrs.-Keeler left Satuiday  for Oroville where Mrs. Keeler will  visit her parents, while Mr. Keeler is  away to Spokane on Business.  Mrs. Sampson and son, Mrs. Morrison iind Mrs, Bysouth retured Saturday from Oroville where they had gone  to have some dental work done.  Boundary apples when h&rh-ide up his  display for San Diego Fair. Consequently Creston ranchers feel bad. It  is this system of discrimination in  public: affairs that makes trouble in  the province. One district has as  much claim to recognition as another,  bonehead officials to the contrary notwithstanding.  '. Dune Woods returned home Thursday . having made a rather extended  visit to the Slocan and Spokane countries.  The Workingman's Compensation  Act Wiis introduced in the House yesterday. It will undoubtedly become  law.  G. E. Leverton, the typewriter man,  is in town arrd this is a fine opportunity to get your machine put in repair  for the summer.  Mrs. L. A. Clarke, of Allen Grove,  who has been visiting with her daughter, Mrs. W. Forbes, left for her home  tin Tuesday's train having.had a. very  pleasant visit. .  Next Tuesday will be the Hard  Times Dance given by the L. O." L.  1744. There ought to be a large attendance. You must ..have on a liard  times costume or pay a forfeit. Music  by Rainbow'sorehestra.  H. W. Miller, of the Na-Dru-Co., J.  D. Williams, the Mason & Risch piano  man and J. L. Bamford, motored to  town Saturday in the interests of their  respective firms.  25% off on ladies  Footwear at M. J.  FRASER'S store.  The school house is resplendent in  the new coat of paint recently bestowed upon it by our local artist of the  brush, Mr. Beale.  The hour of service in St. John's  church has been changed, the services  commencing at 8 o'clock instead of 7.30  as heretofore. This will continue during the summer months.  The children of the Sunday School  will give a concert in the Opera.House  on "Wednesday evening April 26th.  The program/will include drills, comic  songs, recitations and instrumental  music. The price of admission will be  50 ceuts.  Divine,Service will be conducted in  the church on Sunday, April 16th at  7:30- p. ra. subject:-''The path that  leads to noble fellowship and glorious  reward." A hearty invitation is extended to all. Preacher, R. G. Stewart.  Geo. Brady and T. Slattery came to  town Monday in the hitter's auto.  They visited the trade and next morning "folded their tents like the ' Arabs  and silently stole away" only there  was little silence, Slat's benzine buggy  chugging a friendly-farewell.     ;-.  The Similkameen Water Works Co.  is having a great time repairing the  numerous leaks in the mains caused  by the excessive frost of the past winter. Slowly but surely they are overcoming the big task of digging out  and replacing the broken sections of  pipe arrd hope soon to have the sys;  tern in normal condition once again.  Whileat Kelowna some days ago  Game Warden Gartrell, together with  the resident Warden, captured a nat-.  oral curiosity in the form of a pheasant  almost pure white. Other than in  color it was similar to the pheasants  common to the. district. The bird was  sent to the game authorities for classification.  DON'T    F^ORGET  -THE-  HARD  TIMES  "Advertising is no good," saiddthe  man in old. clothes. "It never helped  me none." The millionaire merchant  smiled, "that is because you tried it,  John, as the Indian tried the feather  bed. An Indian took a feather, placed  it on a plank and slept on it all night.  In the morning he growled: 'Paleface  say feather heap soft. Paleface heap  fool, ugh!'"      ,  S6,  COME   AND    HAVE   A  REAL   GOOD   TIME...  Jack Way has received from his  brother three sets of pictures of the  great Mai-di Gras carnival at New Orleans. Each sheet contains twenty  pictures of floats as they appeared at  the carnival which was held on March  7th. The first series was twenty floats  representing Rex, the King of the Carnival, the next representing Robin  Hood and the third Glimpses of the  Modern World of Art. The work is  very good and gives some idea of the  immense scale on which this world renowned carnival is carried out. The  pictures are on display at the Great  Northern Hotel.  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  Services   every  alternate Sunday   at  7.30 p.m^  Pastor, R. G. STEWART  Music  Refreshments  Hatching1  Egg's  $i.oo PER SETTING  Single Comb Rhode Island  Reds (selected stock)  D.HENDERSON  Grand Forks will observe Arbor Day  April 14th.  Peachland is going in more for diversified farming.  Monday was pay-day at Trail and  1300 men received   a total of   $120,000.  During February Silverton donated  nearly $1,000 toward the Patriotic  Fund.  The-, session of the .-Federal House  will likely, be continued until after  Easter.  Seventy-five men will be sent to  Gerrard to begin logging operations at  the mill there.  Men.are leaving Vancouver by the  hundred, to go to work on the farms  of the prairie provinces.  Street railway men employed by the  B. C. Electric have won in their fight  with the company for a six-day week.  Within a few days last week, Riverside, Wash, experienced two disastrous fires with a total loss of nearly.  $75,000.  Trail Pythians are planning to build  a large public hall with business places  underneath, the whole to cost about  $20,000..  The present provincial government  is the first in Canada to adopt definite!  legislation to provide land for the re-'  turned soldiers.  It seems there is a possible chance  that Capt. Co'ok may get a chance to  prove that he and not Rear Admiral  Peary discovered the North Pole.  A man in Vancouver was given thirty days in prison for endeavoring to  .persuade men not to enlist. Magistrate  South said.he could not consent to  impose a fine.  The man who gets mad at what the  newspaper says about hrm' should return thanks three times a day for  what the newspaper knew about him  and suppressed.  Over iit Merritt a representative of  Woodward's Department store, of  Vancouver, had to pay $60.00 and  costs for soliciting orders for the house  without obtaining city license.  At a mass meeting of the Nelson  Improvement Association last week  telegrams were sent to the Premier  and the Minister of Public Works petitioning that the wagon road between  Nelson and Ymir be begun as soon as  the weather permits.  Macdonald and Brewster are making  a great fuss in the legislature for good  roads, but they claim to want the  estimates reduced for roads and bridges everywhere. How do they  expect to get good roads if they don't  want to pay for them?  The government power sprayer has  been taken from the Creston district  and given to the Okanagan. Inspector  Clarke failed to include Kootenay and  Avery k flvery  PRINCETON,  B.C.  AGENTS   FOR  Imperial Oil Co., Ltd., and  John Deer Plow Co.  DEALERS TN  Flour,    Feed   and    Grain  Extra special prices on Wagons, Stoves and Ranges, Washing Machines, Farm Implements, etc., etc.  BUY NOW .and SAVE MONEY  H. fi. AVERY. ProD. and Mar  WOODforSALE  TEAMING  All kinds of team work done.  Wood for sale.    Prices  reason  able.    Terms cash. . Apply  GEO. H. SHELDER.  Leave  orders at Gazette office.  NOTICE  MINERAL .ACT  Certificate ol Improvements  Midnight Fractional Mineral Claim, situate  in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Similkameen  District.  Where located:���������Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOTICE that I, William Waugh.  Free Miners Certificate No. 75182-B, intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining- Recorder for "a*. Certificate" of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  80Ction 85. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement,  Dated thisllth day of April, A.D. 1916.  He<ttey's Contingent  Following is the list of the men who  have gone to the front from Hedley.  The Gazette publishes them in the  hope that our readers will not fail to  remember these brave fellows who are  fighting our battles for us. Write  them a letter occasionally to let them  know you are keeping "The Home  Fires Burning." Addresses gladly  furnished on request.  Pte. Blair Mills  '������������   W. Fullmer  "   J. Stapleton  "  J. Frame  "   Tom Corrigan .  " Ebenzer Vans, (Died in Hospital)  "   Roy Corrigan  "   T. C. Knowles  "   N. B. Ewart  "   Bobby Robertson  "   Jack Howe  "   M. J. Meher, (Yorkie)  "   Dan Devjine  "   Dan Dolleinore  "   J. T. N. Hepper  ". Arthur Coles  "   Bert Schubert  Corp.    Frank Dollemore   .  Pte. Rod McDougall  "' R. James  *  "   M. H. L. Jacombs  "   E. J. Rotherham  "  Arthur Freeman  "   C. Christiana  "   J. Corrigan  Gunner Chas. Saunders  Pte. A. P. Martin  Sergeant A. W. Jack  Pte. T. Calvert  "   W. Liddicott  "   George Boxall  "   W. Tucker  "   Fred Beck  2nd Lieut. A. E. Denman THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. APRIL 13, 1916  "The Big Store"  General  Recruits for the  225th   Koote-  nay-Boundary Battalion, ii&w  Being' ���������.Organised ��������� =  ercnants  KEREMEOS, B.C.  KEREMEOS  We are glad to be able to report that Mrs. 0. H. Carle is  able to be home again and it-  able to get about a bit although  still very weak. She has had  quit, a siege of it.  In   addition   to the news   of  the death    of   -Blair; Mills   the  town was greatly upset to learn  that Lome   Coleman had   been  wounded.    The   news was sent  by wire   Thursday.    The   community   extends   its sympathy,  to   the    parents    of    both     of  the young   men.      Pte.   Lome  Coleman, mentioned in   yesterday's casualty list as   wounded,  is a son of Mr. T. W.   Coleman,  druggist,  of   Keremeos,   B.   C.  He left his work as surveyor in  the mountains,   rode 150   miles  on horseback   with his   friend,  Ross Flemming, to the   recruiting station at Keremeos, joined  the 2nd C. M.   R. in   December,  1914, and left   here for overseas  service.    After a   term   in the  school of gunnery in France, he  Avas attached  to   the   machine  gun section   of   the   battalion.  He is 24 3-ears  of   age and   unmarried.    He is a cousin of Mrs.  Harry   Davy,. Niagara Street,  and has a kirge circle of friends  in this city.���������Colonist.  This is the call of ITour King" and  Country, Enlist To-day  dies' and Glii  sts and Dress  At 20% to 40% Discount  Our Whole Stock  on Show  fire-Prevention in the Home  There is no place were greater  pre-caution be taken against  fires than in the home. Where  women and children are housed  every human consideration  demands the utmost vigilance  on the part of those responsible  for their safety. When fires  occur at night the occupants are  frequently fortunate to escape  with6ut injury or loss of life.  It is easier to prevent fires in  dwelling than to extinguish  them; there is often no such an  emergency.  Perhaps you have helped to  extinguish a tire in a neighbor's  dwelling, possibly a fire which  endangered your own house,  and perhaps you have inquired  into the cause and discovered  that carefulness in some detail  of good housekeeping would  have prevented the fire. Hot  ashes may have been deposited  in a wooden box or against a  Avooden partition or outside  "where tlie wind blew them into  some dry rubbish, hot coals may  For the Grand Forks Company  Communicate with  Lieut E. L STENSTROM,  Officer Commanding  Grand Forks, B. C.  have dropped on to an unprotected floor, or the Avails may  not have been protected against  overheating of the sto\Tes or  stove-pipes, repairs to a cracked  chimney or defective fireplace  may haAre been put off until a  more convenient day, or paper  and other rubbish may haAre  been allowed to accumulate in  cellar or attic, Avhere the carelessly di'opped match was all  that was required to start a fire.  Have you not felt aggrieved at  your neighbor for permitting  conditions to exist which endangered your property? Was it a  warning to you, and haA'e you  cleaned up and kept your own  place free from accumulations  of fire-breeding material, and  seen to it that 3'our stoA'e, your  furnace, your chimney, your  fireplace, and your pipes could  not be the cause of a fire?  Of 701 fires reported to the  Department of Insurance by the  municipalities of this Province  during 1915, 430 (GO per cent.)  were in dwellings, and these  fires were, with exception of a  small percentage, due to negligence. These fires entailed a  total loss of $400,335.  The richest man in the world is Czar  Nicholas, whose wealth figures out to  $550,000 a day. AVith that of- his family all of whom are immensely rich,  the total comes to $35,000,1X10,000.  Hedley Methodist Church  FR ANK STANTON, B. A.  Minister  Services will be held the Second and  Fourth Sundays of the  month  tit 7.80 p. in.  I   OUR. FUNNY BONE   \  Before he left the admiralty Tirpitz  met the Kaiser with these words; "We  went out to meet the British fleet and  we succeeded in safely returning without the enemy having seen us."���������London Daily Mail.  In every heart  some seed  of goodness  grows:  In every   path some   bud uf  beauty  springs:  In every sky some rainbow-color glow.-;  In every hedge some woodland warbler sings;  And he who in life's lai-gencs* hath no  part,  Hides deep an ivied ruin in his heart!  ���������M. A. B. Kelly  Mr. John Ross Robertson, owner of  The Toronto Telegram, is tin old-time  repwrter, and as such has his eye open  for good stories. He nailed one on the  street car the other day. A soldier in  kilts wti.s sitting opposite a man in  civilian attire, who observed that his  knees must be very cold in the keen  weather, prevailing. "Not half as cold  as your feet." was the sharp rejoinder.  ���������Scottish American.  "Where Are  Your Interests  ir Are they in this community ?  IT Are they among the  people Avith whom you  associate ?  IF Are they Avith the  neighbors and friends  with whom you dp busi-  business I  If so, you want to know what is liap  pening in this community. You want  to know the goings and comings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbors  and friends��������� now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every issue. It is printed, for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Is your name on our sub-,  scriptrori lists? If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it :is put  there.    To dp so  "Will be to  Your Interest  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  SaAving, Clearing lana, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese-  Labor.  Kekemeos, B.C.  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF������������������_  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY VS ���������  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  .  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION  READ-  Then Think!  NoA\r that you have  commenced to read this   article,   just  keep right on to the end, and  then you Avill haA'e   absorbed  meat of the cocoa nut.  What has this toAvn e\'er done-  for you,;    It has fed you, and  clothed you, and housed you,  and given   you  employment  and kept the wolf from   your  door for these many years.  It has done more.    It has furnished you recreation, and enjoyment, and has guided .you  safely   over   many    of     the-  stones that beset the pathway  of life. '.  It has praised your--, good  deeds and has thrown the-  mantle of charity over your  questionable ones.  It has been, and;' is, YOUR  HOME. But Avim't have YOU  done for the TOWN?  Youare making you money  here but Avhere are you spending it?  Are your buying goods from  the local dealer, avIio pays  and otherwise contributes liberally to the upkeep of the  community and 'your home,  or are you sending your money away to* some catalogue  house that Avonldn't lend you  a five cent piece to saA'e your  soul from purgatory?  And now you have reached  the point Avhere we want you  to stop and think, and think  hard, and to a sane, sensible  and patriotic purpose.

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