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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.  No. 29.  HEDLEY, B. C., THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1907.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED  1867  B. E. WALKER, President'  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States'and England  MINING IN  SIMILKAMEEN  The Minister of Mines' Annual Report for the  -���������        Year  1908.  A GENERAL  BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED.'  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  Penticton Branch, L. M. de Gex, Manager.  PROPERTIES EAST OF NICKEL PLATE  Description of Work on Apex Group-  Showings on Various Properties  and Development Done���������Vast Area  of Promising Low Grade Mines.  ANOTHER  .MINING DEAL  Important  Group  Down the  LoAver   Similkameen  Is Bonded.  GRADING SOON  I0RESU1  Work Likely to Begin With  Whatever Force Is  Available.  FORK TO COMMENCE SHORTLY  (Continued from last week.)  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  BARRISTER,  SOLICITOR,  XOTAKY PUBUC,  ETC.  s  Offices:  4-1 Seymour St.  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  CHARLES JE. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and    Provincial,  Land Sura'eyor.  Orders maij be left at Gazette office.  flEDLEY,       :-"-���������   :       :       :       B. G.  ABOUT THE V. V. & E. YARDS.  Work Constantly Moving, to Prepare for  Traffic���������Steam Shovel Breaks  and  Guises   Delay.  ft.'R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIST  (College of Libenvl Arts)  Will report on geologic conditions in the  vicinity of Nickel Plato Mine, and Similka-  mocn country generally. : : Dependable  and  elisinterested reports furnished.  II K D L K Y,   ii, C.  Grand Union  Hotel __   HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  \i JflSGLnRKE I  ^ Watchmaker  ������ HEDLEY.B.C.  \ Clocks and Watches for Sale.  l-'WW  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,   Real  Instate.   Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under   Lund   Act  and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire l-'ire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.   C.  Tlie t-ailwayyards at Keremeos continue to present a. busy appearance,  although a temporary set-back to the-,  surfacing ciew took 'place-.-.last, week  through a break-down in . the large  steam shovel,' which hael to be sent to  Spokane fen- repairs.  The station building and platform  are priigrt-ssihg ~ rapidly, 'and the water  tank is already in use supplying the  engines., v  The surfacing gang have their boarding cars at Delniar, that being nearer  the point where they are working.  Bridge material is lying at the Armstrong bridge, consisting of span timber, bridge plate>s anel truss rods, but  trains are still being accemimoelateel  011 the falsework.  The fencing will only require a few  days to .complete. It is wire, with 8  strands, and in the matter of crossings  the company have dealt, liberally with  the rane:hcrs, giving them all the crossings they need.  The track is laiel past Keremeos for  a mile or more and some cars are  staneling out on the Price property at  the enel of the grade.  After the break-elown of the steam  shovel, the work trains have been  bringing in material, anel although  four long tracks cover the yard, the  amount of rolling steick on band seems  to tax the available room.  ��������� A temporary coal dock has been improvised by building up tie timber to  the desired height for loading coal in  the tenders, and tracking it, so that  car-loaels of coal can be ran up on it by  rail. This with the water tank makes  provision for coaling up the engines  anel taking on water.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:-  Civil & Mining Engineers  :o:-  TVUINES eincl  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Hendriuarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. liAKNKS, Prop. I'KNTICTOX, B.C.  There has been very marked shrinkage; in the   water   supply   in  Twenty  Mile during the  past  few days,    anel  the owerfiow from the cliff, which is a  prominent feature in   Medley's scenic  attractions is conspicuous by   its   ab-  Ise-iice at   certain   times   of   the   day.  j Nevertheless the   Hume  continues  to  j carry a large volume which keeps   the  I stamp   mill,  genera tors   anel   the  big  Compressor moving at   a   rapid   rate.  I Fortunately   the    Hume   is   behaving  1 better this year than ever before, anel  ! as the result   of   the ��������� thorough  over-  [ hauling which it received last spring  is giving out a power efficiency hitherto    unknown,     The   double-boarding  which was begun   by  M. K. Rodgers,  but discontinued   by Mr.  Lamb,   Avas  further extended this spring,   but the  shortage in labor   anel   material   prevented finishing it, anel   any   leakage-  now existing that  effects the  volume  delivered by the filmic is from   the un-  hoareled partion which allowed the extreme  heat   to shrink    the   planking  sufficiently  to cause   le-aks.    Hael the  double-hoarding   not been  interfered  with  by  Lamb,   the Hume, with   the  over-hauling it received   this    spring,  would doubtless now he giving a   full  efficiency,   for   even   with   the  leaks  above referred to, more water is being  delivered at   the   power   house   than  there- was in former years,   even when  the  head of water in the creek was at  its  height.  INDEPENDENCE  MOUNTAIN.  "The  Apex  Group of eight claims,  situated,on a spur running north-east  from Independence mountain,  owned  by W. D. McMillan,  of Olalla, and in  which W. .T. Forbes, of Hedley, has an  interest.    In  the late suinnier.of 1005  the B. G. Copper Co.,   of Greenwood,  started work under a.bond, but a great  deal  of -'development "work bad  been  done by McMillan before the company  made   the   the   deal.      The  company  built large dining,  and  bunk-houses,  stables, powder house, two blacksmith  shops, shcif t-house, anel erected -a horse  whim capable of hoisting from a depth  of over 200 feet.   Work was first started on the Nighthawk, where McMillan  had opened a ledge of pyrrhotite and  arsenical ..iron'.    A cross-cuttunnel was  run in through this mass of ore, which  by actual measurement.'was found to  be 32 feet wide, with a strike N.E. anel  S.W. aiuVa dip S. E.    The values were  not deemed sufficient by the company  to warrant continuance of the work,  and operations were accordingly concentrated on the  Apex,   farther west.  On this claim a shaft was sunk close to  the point where the spur eir rielge runs  out from the main  mountain..  Here,  under a granular lime  capping,.McMillan  had obtained  values   in both  golel and copper, the geild being carried  in white arsenical iron anel the copper  in the lime or calcite.    The values continued all the way down the shaft, and  at the 100-foot level a drift was run  south-west on the ledge for over 00 feet,  still in ore, but very variable in values.  At this juncture the B. C. Copper Co.,  who had paid the Hrst  instalment of  the purchase money, askeel for an extension of time, and, being refused, the  company stopped work-in May, 1906,  since  when   the Apex has been closed  down.  ���������'The King Arthur adjoins the Apex  on the south-west, anel has the Apex  lead-running through its entire length.  The work done in 1900 consisted of a  cross-cut tunnel'to intersect the leael  at a depth of 150 feet. The first 20feet  of this tunnel is in loeise rocks anel  water-worn gravel, necessitating timbering for that distance. Some arsenical iron was taken out from an open  cut about 50 feet above the tunnel  entrance. About 300 feet south of the  tunnel, and lower down the hill, a big  open cut discloses a body of pyrrhotite  anel iron pyrites. The owners of the'  King Arthur are U. XV. Northey and  .1. 11. Hayes, of Olalla.  "The Monarch's Daughter adjoins  the King Arthur on the- south-west.  The work done during 1000 consisteil  of stripping anil surface cross-cutting,  exposing a great ileal of mineralized  ledge matter. This claim is owned in j  Fairview. j  "The Conkling Group comprises six  claims. Work done includes several  long open cuts, chiefly on the Monarch,  where the Lead, which is about 10 feet-  wide-, is opened up by half a, dozen  eleep cuts for a distance of 500 ft. The  ore is pyrrhotite and of the usual  grade.   On another claim in this group  Henry Bahrs, Who Holds the Bond, Is  Now on His Way East���������Good Surface Showing and Convenient for  Transportation.  One of the results of railway communication- in the 'Similkameen is a.l-  reaely seen in 'the. bonding of a group  of claims'down in the lower part of the  valley about three or four miles from  Delniar stiitiou.  These claims are no new-discovery,  but have been held, for years. Now  that transportation has been brought  almost to the tunnel .-mouth for them,  however, the difficulty to get mining  operators to take hole! of them has  passed.  The group consists of". some nine  claims, among which are the Gladstone, Bonanza., Ironsides No. 1, Ironsides.-No. 2, Jumbo, Susap and others.  Some of the .owners' are W. J. Armstrong, R. J. Armstrong and George  Loudon,' and- the bond was takencby  Henry Bahrs, of Looiliis. It is a working bond that lias been taken, for a.  period of twelve months, although the  occurrence of the ore body is saiel to be  simple in character, having all the appearance of a true fissure, both the  strike anel elip of which are disclosed,  anel unless some intricate system .of  faulting is encountered later on, should  be easily and cheaply proven.  The claims are on Susap creek in  close proximity to the properties of the  King Edward Mines Co., which is a  Fairview flotation, anel which carried  on development some three "or four  years ago to a considerable extent but  were hampered by insufficient working  capital and the absence of transportation.  The surface outcrop of the vein on  the Gladstone group is claimed to be  plainly seen for a. length of 3,000 feet,  and is from 3 to S feet in width, and  carrying its values in gold, silver anel  copper. Already a shaft some 30 feet  in depth-has been sunk, anel numerous  open cuts made, from which high assay values have been obtained.  Mr. Bahrs' intention is to form a  company to work the property, and  provide funds for development. He  left on Monday for Seattle anel would  proceed thence to New York.,  CONt'Jl GALLAGHER SIZES UP WOEK  Came In With Chief Engineer. Kennedy  Who Showed Him 'Work to be Done  ��������� Rock Bluff Opposite Saw-mill One  of Initial Points of Attack.  "On the Teviot, owned by Kenneth  Matthison, of Phoenix, several veins of  arsenical iron have been opened on,  giving yalues iu gold. On the Aniases.  the same owner, the ore is chiefly pyrrhotite, but of a rather better grade  than usual.   Work done in 1900 incluel-  ; -The people of Hedley are, for the  most part satisfied that the Great Northern Railway Company are- not disposed to keep them waiting any longer  for a. railway than is necessary. This  Week they have had another evidence;,  of this in tlie-. appearance on the scene  of Mr. J. H. Kennedy,' Chief Engineer  of the V. V. &.���������]_., who was accompanied by Mr. T. G. Gallagher, who was  one of the most progressive of the subcontractors operating between Midway  and -Molson'during the period-of grading operations there. The work done  by Gallagher's grading camps covered  some of the heaviest work on the  route, and particularly the portion of  it from.-Myers'creek,' along the steep,.'.'  rocky face of the south bank of the  main Rock creek and in the yicinity/of  Saw creek and-Baker, creek..  He has lately had part of his force  engaged in Phoenix camp putting in a  Great Northern spur for erne of the  mines, and'as that work is Hearing  completion to such an extent that the  services of a part of it at least can be  dispensed, with, they will be removed  over here to push grading operations  north of Keremeos.  Messrs. Kennedy and Gallagher came  into Keremeos on .Friday evening on a  special which was bringing in supplies.  After consultation with the superintendent on track-laying, ballasting  <fcc, and inspection of the work, they  proceeeleel up the river accompanied by  C. A. Stoess to examine the route as  far north as Hedley, but as they had  to make back to Keremeos to catch  the work train returning to Oroville,  which mostly leaves Keremeos about  5:30, they were obliged to cut short  their stay while here.  The piece of work which apparently  received closest inspection was the  rock work on the face of the bluff at  the south end of Smelter Flat anel immediately east of the Heelley Lumber  Company's saw-mill, where in all probability the first work will be elone.  Between here anel Fifteen Mile, and  particularly around Fifteen Mile, there  will be a gooel deal of work, but below  that the work will be light, the bridges  over the Similkaineen at Webster's  anel Brushy Bottom being the principal features.  No definite date for arrival of the  working force was mentioned,   but in  ... ... I {'H  probability the grading outfit will  ed six large openings into the ore-body j .UTive }lt KeiH}nK,os hy mil fmm  Mi(l.  from   the summit of the  rielge to the '  j way any day, and be teamed up the  | river to the points where camps will  j be; established : and it is not unlikely  that the middle of August may see- at  least some of tlie work under way, anel  the grading force increased later, as  men become more plentiful after the  harvest.  free golel has been found.    Conkling A:  Cornell are the owners.  "The White Grouse adjoins the  Monarch on the south. Considerable  work done and ore of pay grade. Claim  was surveyed in 1900 anel Crown grant  applied for. Owned by W. Dalrymple,  Fairview.  "The Dominion and Pine Apple adjoin Conkling's group on the southwest, and are owned by Alex. Ford, of  Fish Lake. AVork elone consists of a !  30-foot open cut across the lead and a  12-foot shaft. The ore is pyrrhotite,  with garnetite carrying yellow copper.  bottom, over 500 feet.  "The Star of Hope Group, situated  at the junction of 10-Mile anel Cedar  creeks, consists of four claims, owned  by Frank Richter, of Keremeos, and  L. M. Lyon and .1. A. McDougall, of  Olalla. The ore is galena and arsenical  iron. The work consists of a 40-foot  shaft, tunnels and surface cuts.  "The Mount Zion   Group consists of j  three claims, situated on Mount Zion, j    em the  east  side-, of  lower Keremeos j Next Payment" to be Put Up on the ist  valley and about three niile-s northeast  of Olalla.   There are two parallel leads ;  on this property,  both running N. K. j  and S. W.  and about 1,000 feet apart,  the lower one being only about 300 feet |  above Keremeos creek anel the Pentic-  DOLPHIN   LOOKING   WELL.  of   Aug-ust.  ton-Princeton wagon road. The work  on the lower lead includes eight open  cuts on the outcrop for 500 feet, a  cross-cut tunnel in 105 feet, a drift 05  feet and a winze down 12 feet. In 1900  the work was concentrated on the upper lead, where considerable stripping  Avas done and a shaft started in the  ore-body, which is about 10 feet Avide.  News comes from Keremeos that the  ! Dolphin   group,   between   there   and  Olalla, Avhich has been under bond  I since December last, anel on Avhich de-  j velopnient work has been  prosecuted  vigorously ever since, is looking par-  I tieularly well.  j Tavo payments have already been  i made, but a. substantial one is due on  I August 1st, so that the good showing  j which has resulted comes most oppor-  | tune at this time.  !     The manager, Mr. H. Stevenson, avIio  Both leads are similar in size and class  of ore, which is chiefly  garnetite car-1 h,,s hnd ch,ll'g������  of tho development,  1 has  made  the  most of his time, and  rying yelloAV copper and magnetic iron.  Owned by the Mount Zion Mines.  Continued Next Week.  capital, and is to be congratulated on  Avhat he has elone, even if he should  fail to have the deal carried through. THE   HEDLEY    GAZETTE,   AUGUST 1,    1907.
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Similkameen Advertiser.
i Thursdays, hy ilic !Ii-:t>i.i:v (,'.-. with
..'VINO AMI I'l'HI.ISIIIXU COMI'A.VV.
I.i.mi*ri-:i��.   nt llcdlcy. H. C.
I supervised detail in   that department j
I as it had not been done for many years.
:'.    The great trouble with lawyer heads |
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j departments is that when a question
I dealing with the work of their depart-
| iiieiit   or asking interpretation  of any
NOTICE.
Certificate, of Improvements.
���RKAYKR," "HAP(iKR"iiild "OK0 PLATA"
Mineral Claims,  situate In the; Osoynos !
Mining Division of Villi; District.   Where '���
Located:   Ciuiip llcdlcy.
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Subscriptions in Advance
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Six' Mouths......
Advertising; Rates
Measurement. I- lines to the inch.
Lund Notices ���(Vrli lli'iil cs of 11 n pro von iciit. etc.
ST.im fur KO-diiy notices, and S/i.OO for HO-day
notices.
Trunslc-nl Advertisements - not exceeding one
inch, SI.(Hi for oiK! Insertion. '_';> cents for
each subsoiptent Insertion. Over one inch,
in ci'iils nei- line for Mrs! insertion and !i
cents ncr line for (.-ni-h subsequent insertion.
Transients payable in iidvancc.
Contract Advertisement.-!-One inch per month
SI.'J.'i; over 1 Inch and up to I inches, SI.00
per inch pi.'riitonth. To const unt advertisers
tiikin;; larger space than  four inches, on
application, rates will he (riven of reduced
charges-, based on si/.c of space and length
of lime.
Advertisements will be changed once every, .    . . . .   .        .,
iiiom-.li if advertiser desires, without any extra j ���'"��' he-nig   incon venn-need   iiy   tin
charge. For changes ol'tencr than once a month
' particular clause of a provincial enact- ��� T-AICK NOTICE that we. I. L. Dc-urdorll', F.
! ,     \  l      M. C. No. H;m7:i. L. W. Sh.it lord. F. M. C.
' incut effecting the   work   of  their  de- I No. M.Viou. mid T. D. I'lckard. F.M.C No.H���,
j j intend, sixty days from the dnte  hereof,  toup.
: partni'-nl,-t'he-v would dismiss the sub-| ply to the Mining llccorder for a Ccrtillcate of
j ' . I Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining n
'jeclwith   a   curt   nofe   that   it   was   a   Crown Oram of the above claims.
i ,.       ,.      ., ,      '     ,     ; i        '    i r   And further take notice lliat action, under
j question tor the courts to decide,   and . y^.ti,,,, :i", iniist he coinmenced before the Issti-
',, , ...   ,   .   ,      ,.    ��� ,   auce of such Oortlllcntenf Improvements,
they are even accused of  being alraid \
�� :   BANK OF
I BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
�� ��� Established 1836 : ��� i	
Q      ONE OK THE   OLDEST   HANKS   DOING   HUSLVKSS  IN  THIS   COUNTRY.
0 all jmANCIIK.S IN CANADA AND TIIK U.S.
I    Dated this llth day of July. 11107
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to let business go through on - business
schedule time lest it "should establish
a, precedent. The man who is needed
in the Lands and Works department
is one/who is not afraid of work and
who will not allow his subs. Co dawdle
time While (he public
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II. STIKEMAN, General  Manager
.1.   Kb51 SLY.   Supt.  of   Mi-anches
Paid-up Capital,
Reserve,
$4,866,666
$2,238,666
BLINKING   BY   MAIL
��� 1   Accounts of parties living nt. a distance receive every attention.   Deposits can
''   he made through the until, and sums added thereto and withdrawn, at-any time.
Drafts Issued, payable at. nil pohns in Canada and abroad.
NOTICE.
Certificate of Improvements.
L1EDLEY   BRANCH,      -      -      L. Q. HacHAFFlE, Manager
along and kil
the   price of composition  will  be charged ut
regular rates.
Changes for contract advertisements should
be in the ollleei by noon on Tuesday to secure
attention for that, week's issue.
A. /yiEtlRAW, Alanaglnu fcdltor.
"COPPER CIIII.F" 5lineral Claim, situate in
the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.-   Whe-rc hii'iited: In I'amp Medley.
TAKE NOTICK that I.  Charles K. Oliver.'
l-'rcc 5liiiei-"s.Certlllnt��! No. U;Vi,S_, intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to imply to the
lay.    The pruning Was not completed. ! 5I!iiihg Recorder fora Certiilcate of Improve-
1 , ' i inents. lor the( purpose of obtaining a ( rown
miaa��ja��-M��gBBW��BJLu.i- ''";;-* | (J runt of the above claim.
. j    And further take notice that action, under
.The  appoint men t  ol   \\ . .1. Bowser   Section H7. must be commenced before tlie issu-
. 1 imce of such Certiilcate of Improvements.
'is    Attorney-general     111    the     .B.C.      Dated this thirtieth day of .lune. A.D. Ii)07.
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cabinet should   prove   gratifying not
only to the friends of that -'gentleman,
but to all friends of the ..present administration, ii. is an appointment
that is not only deserved, but it gives
to the province a capable man at the
head of a very important department
of the public scrvieec.
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(.'MAS. E. OLIVER.
NOTICE,
Certificate of Improvements.
SIZING UP A TOWN.
IfA'ouwere going  to   investigate
I "Wiiitk Giiousi-:" 5linera] Claim, situate in tlie
I        Osoyoos 51ining Division of  Yale District.
Where located:, Independence mountain.
TAKE NOTICK that I. William Dalrympie,
Free Miner's Certificate No. HatfSS, intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to tlie
Mining Itecorder fora Ceitilicate ot lmprovc-
nienfs. for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 37. must be commenced before issuance
of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated .Inly Kith. 1!XI7. 27-!)
LAWYERS vs.   LAYMEN
METEOROLOGICAL.
The following are the readings show-
The readjustment of the pi ovincial
cabine-t which makes W. .1. Bowser
Attorney-general and leaves F. .1.
Fulton in possession of the portfolio
of Lands and Works brings up again
the old dtscussidii of the usefulness or
otherwise-- of lawyers in the goyern-
iiient. Ft is true the Premier in doing
so has flown in the face of a very popular prejudice against having a. lawyer iu possession of that important
portfolio, for lawyers heretofore! who
ha.ye liei-n the occupants of-that office
have not been remarkable for swiftness in tin- transaction of lmsiiu-��s | Avowigc in.-ixiinuin teiiipi-Tafcuri. 07.57
coining  through   it,   but  on   the  con- j Average minimum do -i&.V/
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location, says an exchange, wouldn't
your lirst step be to send for'copies of
the local pape-rs and study their advertisements;' In no other way coulel
you put your finger so quickly on the
pulse of trade. You can tell much
more easily than by walking through
the streets whether it is a. live town or
a dead one. 'anel   just   what  forms  of
business were most active. ,    Co,ltmoHt:lng nta post phmt(!tl ut the middle
And if you judge another  town   in ! of tlie east boundary of Section -JI, Tp. 55, Sim-,
this way. how about vour own ?
HOTEL SIMILKriMEEN
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NOTICE.
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DlSTKICT OK  YAM-:.
TAICK NOTICE that tlie Southern Oknnngaii
Land Coinpaiiy. Limited, of Penticton,
occupation���land dealers, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following-described
land :--
ilkamcen : thence south Hi) chains: thence west
j_0 chains: thence north .Ocluiins; thence'cast
j 'ill ciiaius to point- of commencement-,'and con-
staining forty acres.more or less.
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! ;)cr K. II. Parkinson. Agent.
j Dated July 17th. I!i07. '��)-'.)
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Tflb  LEftDING  HOTEL  OF  THE .SIMILKAMEEN.VALLEY.
This  house  is  new  and strictly first, class
in  every respect,' being equipped-with all
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QIXTY DAYS afterdate I intend to apply to
^ the lion. Chief Coriimissioner of Lands &
Works for permission to purchase M'-'O acres of
mountain pasture land, described as follows:
("(itiimoncing at a post placed on the north line
of Lot-Xo."'.ill marked "S. K. corner of llugh
Megraw's purchase." thence 811 chains west,
thence Iti chains north, thence SO chains cast,
thence 1(1 chains .south to point of comnicncc-
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Dated 'this -.llth day of 5Iay. A.D. lilO".
Proprietor.
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the public with the- idea that "the law's
delay" and the lawyer are inseparable,
whet her it be in a law court or in a
elcparhnont of the public sei vice.
There is no department of the provincial government that the general
public have as much to do with as the
Lands and Works and it is most essential that despatch of public- business should characterize, its work,
Since the days of Forbes George
Vernon there have been many Commissioners, and tin- public an? thus
able to institute comparisons; but it
Avould scarcely be right to make the
sweeping statement that all professional inen who wire at the head of
the clepa.rtnieiit|were ���'cunctators'" and
the laymen all swifts. Xeverlbele-ss
it would be, and is. quite in place to
make a plain statement of fact that
the department of Lauds and Works
under I'. !-'. Green who was a business
man and not a lawyer, issued crown
grants both under the "Laud Act' and
the '-.Mineral   Art,'-   in   one   I bird   the
Rainfall for the week .2   inches.
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SIXTY DAYS afterdate I intend to'apply to
the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands &
j Works for permission to purchase .'i-0 acres of
' mountain pasture land, described as follows:���
' Commencing nt a post placed on the north line
: of Lot Xo. '-'(ii. marked "S. XV. corner of W. A.
! Dorr's purchase," thence SO chains east, thence
j 10 chains north, thence HO chains west, thence
I 10 chains south to point of commencement.
|    Dated this _!Jth day of May. A. D. 1(107.
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WHEN YOU i-FANKI.R FOR
Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton
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AND TELL YOUR WANTS-TO
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per E. E. JU;i:u. Agent.
NOTICE.
When in Keremeos
STOP AT
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Highest maximum temperature 93.
Average do do S9.57
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NOTICE is hereby s'b'on that. 00 days after
ilate. I intend to apply the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to
alter tlie place of diversion of Water Kecord
Xo. 1-0, issued to XV. IT. Armstrong: on January
_(i, 110). to where tlie Vancouver, Victoria and
Eastern 1 Jail way and Xavifjatiou Company's
railway line crosses the Ashnola River: also to
alter the direction of the ditch line in order to
i run through the following lands:��� Indian Reserve Xo. 10. Lots .T_(I2. _HHs.: Indian Reserve
No. II: Crown land east of Indian Reserve Xo.
il. Lots (157. l!;Vi. -77: Crown land north of Lot
-77, Lots iS'-'l, 111. 7!!). 171. 10!). .:!_, H-.'l, :ili). III).
C. A. STOIOSS.
Agent for ICercnicos Lanrl Co.
Ivercincos. H.C., ."bmeS. V.m. '.'_-!)
The Ce
TWEDDLE (Si, REITH, Proprietors.
Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the
Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.
Stray Horse.
Notice to the Public !
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about .j years, branded ?? on left hip
Owner will prove property, pay expenses and
time that had formerly been   taken   iu | remove him.
, , , , , '      , i     ,        i   i        '-!!''1 CHARLIE Sia'AKIM.
that deparl inent   no matter   what  ad-
minisl rat ion was iu power. While
that Fact in itself scores a. point for the
tin? business man it does not necessarily explain why other business men as
opposed to lawyers were quite as notorious for delays as the la-wyer commissioners. Possibly the true- explanation of Mr. Green's success lies in tlie
fact that he had the. advantages of
some priming done by the McBride
government when some of the mouldering branches in that department
weie lopped oil"; and it is also to the
credit of the legal profession that it
was a, lawyer in the person of Neil F.
McKay, now representative for Kaslo,
who, as deputy commissioner for Mr.
Green, kept the Avheels in motion and
: /~\WING   to a   rapid decrease in  the water
r.UlK on the- premises of the  undersigned. : supply, it is necessary to begin cconomix-
'-'     about two years ago. a brown horse, aged ' nig water lo I he liillcsl extent in order that the
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Great Northern
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Princeton
Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table
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All the wants of the travelling
public   carefully   attended   to.
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works may be kept running throughout the
season. The Company rcmii'Sls, therefore, that
each user see to il that, taps arc kept e:lose;d
and that as little ns possible is wasted on
sprinkling or irrigation.
SIMILICAMKEN  W. W. CO..
���JO-1f by I-'. A. Ross, Manager.
Mortgage Sale.
UN DIOR and by virtue of the power of Sale
��� contained in a certain Mortgage bearing
date the lirst day of April. A. D. 100."), and made
by Westle-y Harvey to me, the undersigned,
there will be sold by Public Auction on
SATURDAY,   the 31st  Day of
AUGUST, A. D. 1907,
iitt.be hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, at
the Central Hotel, in the town of ICcieineos.
B. C, tlie following described lands, namely:���
All thai certain parcel or tract of laiul and promises situate, lying and being in the Townsite
of Olalla. in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District, and being composed of Lot Number Ten
(10) in Dlock Number Twelve (l'i) in said Town-
site according to registered plan numbered H.">,
registered in tlie Land .Registry Ollice at ICam-
loops, and being a sub-division of apart of Lot
17(1 in Group I in said district.   Terms���Cash.
Further terms and conditions of sale will be
made known at the time of sale, and may be
had in tlie meantime on application to
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FRANK RtCIlTEK,
Keremeos, JL C.
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n.Ax<-ii_ of   Men's   Hcalaihr.  and   Holiday   Goods
Mun's 2-rnccE 8i;its
"       Lustre (Joats
" WlllTK   A^UKTS
AViiitk Pi;:i/r 1-I'ats
from $15.50 to $11,00
From $2.25 to $-1.25
from $2.00 to $1.50
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<V. Ladies' Outini; ITats (mottled colors) $!.()()
ot Boys' Linen A: Straw Hats, 05c. to $2.50
Balisrig-oan  Mksii Undi.:i;wi-:ak,  suit, $1.50
Washing   Tjiss                15c.
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_3J, i_.-M.-U^-;fiX.-_^.'^!.^'liStW^-i?^^f*t_yJKl,Ji*I������.  ff.-*!*T111^.'rf>_^.^ifft'fJ������VM*!9f������*ir������  __ tcraw.utf.aiCKwJ���������_-_������������*.������.- v .i-tfA  .-..���������..( t ,*������>������������������ .;������������������ :a������_*������i j, ������tva. t ������u_fw i������o ������_,������  ,W>������������UW I*" ������n'"HJBJ-������ vwm-  THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   AUGUST  1,   1907.  t  ��������� ~"^ft  REVELYS  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phone 12.  W.. F.   REVELY,   Proprietor  ^r-   __ Jj  %|aA^^n4%l������������te1a������������W4������������a������<ll������4������������������Aa������������t������������%������������������4l<������������43������  K  -K  x  x  x  x  ���������K  K  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  H O TEL  HEDLEY  Established 1900  Q C I K T   A N II   C'OX VEXIKXT.  Si-kcial Attkxtiox Gm:x  to Tin-: TiiAVici.r.ixa Pcnr.ic.  its?"Kates   Modkuati-:. "0^.  D. G. HACKNEY  Prop, and Manager  SEEPS* TREES!  "for the farm, garden, lawn, boule-  A*ard or consei'vatory. Acclimated  stock. Oldest established nursery  on the Mainland.  NO Seedless Apples  NO Pitless Plums  NO Cobless Corn  Just old, reliable and approved  varieties at reasonable prices. We  do not even supply any kings or  presidents���������:���������just the common  British Columbian is good enough  for our trade.  Bel-: Supplies. Sphay Pumps,  S Vn AY IXC!   M A T E R I A L,    G It E J_ X-  hou.sk Plants,  Cut Floaveus.  AVe do business on our own  grounds���������lnwe no rent to pay���������  and are prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before you  place your order. Catalogue .free.  M. J.  HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.  Town and District.  Geo. Gilbert is expected back from  England shortly.  Finlay Fraser went down to Night-  hawk on Friday's stage.  C. E. Oliver has been out (in, a prospecting trip for a week  or two.-  Dr. and Mrs. Whillans and Frances  returned from Toronto on - Saturday  last.  Wm. Gosnell, proprietor of the  Princeton brewery came in from the  south last Aveek.  Fred. A. Richardson, representing  the Ames Holder) Co. of Vancouver,  was in town this  week.  Mrs. Schisler and her daughter, of  Princeton, were in tOAvn on-Saturday,,  and Mrs. Schisler Aveiit south on Royer's stage. .'..,. ^ ���������     ���������  Mrs. H.. S. Joyner returned on Saturday evening, and reports former  Hedleyites resident in the Sound city  doing Avell.  AY X. Forbes is at Keremeos this  week-where he is likely to be engaged  for sometime putting up an addition  to Mr. D. J. Innis' stables.  Mr. Terill had a letter last, week  from Otter Flat, 'telling of the slow-  but steady progress of his son-in-law,  Mr. D. McPhail, towards recoA-ery.  Geo. Cawston is in tenvn this week  selling thoroughbred stock, and receiving the condolence 'of sympathetic  friends on the mishaps attending his  absence.   ' ��������� "   .  Mrs. W. A. McLean and daughters,  of Penticton, are stopping up at their  ranch, having come in on Wednesday  last. Miss Edith BradshaAV is visiting  a few.days with them.  There are something over 20 men at  ���������work-on the road gang up'.Twenty  mile. The road foreman; up at.Princeton finds it impossible to get men for  the Avork up there.  Mr. .T. D. Brass Avent nut on Monday, A'ia the. V. V. ������fc E. and Spokane,  bound for Vancoiu'er on a short btisi-  ness trip and will return in about a  Aveek or ten days.  Mr. Chas. A. Gainsell, of the Canadian Geological Survey, avIio has  charge of the work in this camp is on  the coast this \ve?.ek, but will return  about the beginning of next Aveek.  Mrs. T.'BradshaAV received avoi-c! of  the safe arrival of Mrs Doran at her  home iu Scotland. She did not sail  from New York on the elate she had  intended and her non-arrival Avhen expected had caused some anxiety.  R. E. Hall and Avife of KeloAvna, formerly of Fairview, who have been  visiting at AY J. Manery's, paid Hedley a visit last week as guests of Mi-,  and Mrs. S. L. Smith. They were accompanied by Miss Nellie Mane-ry.  The V. V. <fc E. has given the  ncces-  See R. G. Shier's stock of men's one  and two-piece bathing suits.  Mr. E. A. C. Studd is keeping up his  Avinning gait. At the B. C. Rifle Association's match in Vanc6'u\Ter last  week he landed the cup for the grand  aggregate.  R. Lawrence,'-the man who carpets  the sideAvalks and hotel halls Avith  foreign printed advertising matter for  a correspondence school was in town  last week.  "Wow is the Time  ll  i  i  You Require  ���������  Dr C. \V. Cross, AH'terinary dentist,  of Ashcroft, is making a tour through i  the Similkameen .and  Okanagan.     It |  will be Avell for owners  of horses  to j  meet the doctor and hear  his  expla.n-'  afion of the necessity of equine clentis- -  try, and see the instruments which lie j  has with him  for  work   in  that line. I  The Sharpless tubular cream  separat-! a  or, one of the most improved and up j Y  to date separators  on the market,   is|J  also handled by the doctor and will he  on exhibition at the Central Hotel, in  Keremeos until further notice. -  A REFRIGERATOR, an  ICE CREAM FREEZER  FRUIT JARS and  PRESERVING KETTLES  ������������������. The BEST place to get them is at ���������-  I  :  :  t  ���������.  t  ���������  t  ���������  KEREMEOS NOTES.  Mr. Kirby has taken up his residence  at his new hotel.  The V. V. <fc E. station house and  'phitform here Avill  be  compietell  this  Aveekv - -;"  .   I .  :    .-  Mr. Baker who has invested in several town lots went by stage to Penticton on  Wednesday.  On Wednesday the steam shovel  gave way under the pressure and it is  now in Spokane, for'repairs.  Mr. D.'.F. Jelly went to Trail on  Thursday.. Why -was the meeting of  the. Farmers' Exchange cancelled ?  At the present rate of progress making on the big. wacer ditch the A\'ork  will not be completed in two years.  Had the visit of the Rev; Mr. Cameron to the L-OAvei- Similkameen to do  Avith a marriage or a mining proposition ?.'''..-''.".-'.  Is the Farmers' Exchange here supposed to handle, fruit and vegetables,  or is the canning business the limit of  the Exchange?  Percy Wilson of Winnipeg, avIio has  passed hi.s law examination and is prepared to open a MaAV office is spending  a feAV hays with his brother.'  How about the price of vegetables ?  One man sells green beans at 2cts. per  lb. and another supplies the same at S  cts. per lb. There is about the same  difference in the price of potatoes and  other vegetables. .There should be a  happy medium.  I "The Big- Store"  t We have just received a new  ��������� ' stock of the   above   goods.  Also ENAMELED WARE  of All Kinds.  ====  ^HATFORDS, J^IMITED  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  t  ���������  ��������� ���������  ��������� ..  ���������  FAIR V FEW   and  H E DLEY.  PHIZES p $1,500  NOTICE.  TO T11K C'llll.'.K  blCKXC'l-:  IXSl'ICCTOK. Sl.M If.l-CA-  MHH.v J.iCKXSixe; District:���������  TAKIC NOTICE- that I intend to apply to the  Hoard of Licence Commissioners for the  .Similkameen Licensing District, for permission  to transfer tlie licence of the Hotel Medley to  i>. 0. Hackney.  .7-1 .1. K. OIHIIOX.  ^kd������0^^^"4^c3<fi������������Mn<C^il'^<t������,it<������^������3^������rf<������  x  X  X  X  J>������  X  X  X  X  K  x  x  x  .x  X  X  X  X  X  X  .X  X  X  X  X  H  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  <  ^__S*2v  'S!f;;i;3������r^ijS^^���������gy:-j  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first, - class.     Kates   moderate.  PETERSON BROS & LINT).  Proprietors.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  $  _���������������  X  X  X  X  ���������t?>snwJi.������^^%^i.������.������������w���������������i.������?������.i._i������.ii.������5>t  sai-y legal notice of the filing of its  plans for a branch to connect the  main line at Myncastc-r Avith the International boundary, and its intention to apply to the Board of Railway  Commissioners for approval of same.  The posters are out for Labor Day  celebration in Hedley, Avhich promises  to be an affair of more than ordinary  importance in the celebration line.  With the collections that have been  made to date the Committee luive been  able to announce the expenditure of  $l,oOO in prizes.  The attention of readers is direct-  eel to the notice in this issue from the  Waterworks Co. re. waste of water.  When some people are so senseless as  to try for hours to Avash aAvay rock-  piles with a gal-den hose stream, or to  dig boles in the streets, others avIio  could make good use of the Avater for  a few minutes evich day, sprinkling  a lawn or for other purposes, must  suffer. AVhy not aa'.-itch avIio the avi'1-  I'ttl wasters are anel treble the rates  on them ?  Air. W. T.    Vtherton has   put   in   a  handsome piece of   furniture,   Avhich  not only adds to the attractiveness of  the rotunda in the hotel Similkaineen,  but is one of the most  useful  articles  that he could introduce,    it is a bandore cabinet eight feet in length, fastened to the wall abrwo  the  Avainscoting  and having four glass doors   inclosing  thi!    specimen    cupboard,    in     Avhich  shelves are arranged for the reception  and  display    of ore   specimens.    The  cabinet is in   light   colored  Avood, oil-  finished   and     av.-is     made   hy  AV. J,  Forbes who has done  a most artistic  piece of Avork.    It is new up to  claim  owners   to  bring in   specimens  from  their properties, as they now have  a  guarantee that any  Avhich  they may  bring Avill be taken   care  of,  and  not  mauled about, lost or broken   up,   but  will be preseived in a place Avhere they  Avill meet the eyes  of mining capitalists.  The business arrangements between  the Beautiful Aralley Land Co. and Mr.  Webster are settled to the satisfaction  of the lu-AV company. The agent 'of  that company, Mr. McDonald, has  sliOAvn himself to be a wide awake  business man, and his success is gratifying to the people of Keremeos.  Last- Aveek the following Avere registered at the hotels: O. H. Tillmann,  AYash.; A. J. Jackson, Oroville; J. R.  Brown, Fairview: Mrs. AY. C. Holmes  and Lester Lawrence, Spokane; AY H,  King, Otta-Ava; J'.S. Appleck, Brandon,  Man.; J. Baker, Banff; .1. AV" McKer-  nan, Stratlic.ona: Robert Perchel and  Henry Sahwarnot, Mi'lroy, U. S. A.:  J. H. Kennedy, IVudway; V. C. Mad-  dock, Vernon: T. J. Gallagher, Phoenix; AV. A. McLean, Penticton; F. L.  Deardoff. and Geo. H. Sproule, Hedley.  TO THE  Travelling PubiiG:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : : call on  : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,    -   -    B. C.  MONDAY and TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 2 and 3, 1907  Try  PRINCIPAL EVENTS:  Horse  Racing-  Base   Ball  Rifle Shooting  Drilling Contest  Trap Shooting  Athletic Sports  SEE SMALL BILLS FOR PROGRAMME  .\v\vVV-S3_.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  arid   Invigorating.  irand Ball on Monday Evening  EVERYBODY   WELCOME  COMMITTEE:  E. A. HoLiinooK, Chairman. AV. F. Ri_vi_i.y, Sec.-Treas.  SBB-BUHI  ;dJ THE   HEDLEY  GAZETTE,   AUGUST   1,   1907.  FOSTER'S WEATHER BULLETIN  APOTHEO-I" OF S4=t>RT.  Mow a. Kin;...  A-AVi:  Views the   .'estlvl-  His  ���������!��������� :i  i'-hi ���������  ���������!.������������������  A  ph op.-.ii  writer  in  1'.ie   Kini;s-  on    .-.,- .  .--.   |ili;|  'i ini-.-s   ii h-  is   thus   to  recent s.-i 1.    ;  .-:   : ore nto:  '.,'i\ i!i/.ii i :oi.   .  S    ()lll\     OM'I  the   fence  from   bai'bar.KMi,     and   is   constantly  Knocking neuii'd.s olV w> -make holes to  crawl   tliroitgh.   back   to   the   original  -'.-.���������ale.    ri-ople- dearly   io\c  noise and  :::-i)w.    Physical  prowess and not    in-  ti -Ih-ctual     aeliievciiM-iu     still     claims  tiie attention   of   the   world���������and   this  was'the sermon that the machine hung,  on  these pegs of text.    Let the gi'i'al-  i-st    preacher,     the   greatest    teacher,  tin-  greatest     surgeon,     the    gn ati St  author  that   the  world  holds  to-day,  all   come to  Toronto  together,  and a  hail'   column   interview,    with   a   mild  intimation that a  few .of. their friends  had   called   upon   them   at   the   hotel,  would   be   the    sum   of   public   notice  und   of- public interest.    A   few  years  ugo   when    the     inl rod-'cer    o(  antiseptic   surgery     was ��������� r-   Toronto,     a  man    who   indirectly    has     probably  been   the  means  of saving more  lives  than     all     the    wars   of   the   Empire  haAre  cost,   who  lias  prevented    more  suffering than  all   the   wars  have  iB-  Uictecl,   when   this   man   was   in    Toronto a, lew medical men and college  people  joined   to   do  him  honor,   but  the    public   had   not   interest   enough  to enquire hi.s name.    The (.'My Council  did   not   A'ote  a   thousand   dollai.s  to  entertain him.     nor a   half score  aldermen  rush     across    the   lake     to  meet     and    welcome    him.       Nothing  that     is     of  surpassing    hem-lit      to  humanity,      nothing    that   raises   the  status   of     the   race,      nothing     I ha',  makes   life      better   or     mure   intense,  appeals  to   the crowd.    Winn  Nchoi.'-i  ���������   won tlie  boat   race, though, there :\:ls  a  stir  abroad.        lb-re   was ;i   chain-.-  for   noise.       No   ma Her   that   tlr-    alleged      rowing   Was   not     of   tin-   least  practical   value.      that     no    oid.nai.v  man   could   ,n'el      into   1.lie   boa1       ii:.-  elrowned,     that   if  lie    were     in   it   he  could  not  stay  in  it.  I hat  if hecoil'l  keep   his   balance   the  craft   -..oidd   be  no     more      valuable   as    a     carrying  agent    or   more      navigable   thun      a  fence   rail:      still     .Se-ludcs   won     . t h -  match,   and   there   was  a   chance    fo.-  civilization   to   rip   off   a   hoaid    and  get  over  to   the side  of  iiaruar.sm for  a   few   hours,    and   Toronto   was   not  going to   m-gl"Ct   an   opportunity li.-.-  that.    .So   the   public  of  this  country  has to take  its sulphur and  molasses  in   the   form   of  hundreds  of  columns  of  nauseating   twaddle.    There   in     a  photograph   of   th-   boat   he   won    in.  the  room he  ate in,   the  lx������l he slept  in,   and    the    yelling     mob     he     had  triumphal   progress     through.        The  whole show  was nearly  as good  as a  circus  parade.    A id   this   is  the  apotheosis of sport.  When   writing"    Advertisers,     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Washington,\D. C, July 20th.���������Last  bulletin gave forecasts of disturbance  to cross continent Kilo 20, warm aviia'o  15 toll), cool wave IS to 22.    Next disturbance will reach Pacific coast about ',  21. cross west of   Rockies  country   Inclose of  22.   great  central   yalleys  2M, j  eastern states 2o.   Cool Avave will cross \  west of Rockies about 21. g. c.   valleys  20, eastern states 2S.  This disturbance will bring a period  of notable weather events, a. real spell  of wentliei, full of storms, rains, excessive evaporations, extremes of temperatures. This unusual aggregation  of all the furies that belong to nature's  method of expressing its dislike for tlie  unbalancing of its forces will cover  fully a, week, from .July 27 to 29, and  the prudent will put their affairs in  order.  Some,of the results of these unbal-1  anceel conditions will.be- dangerous  storms beginning Avith great heat, j  great- concentrated rains covering!  small .sections, ��������� Avith larger sections'  suffering from heat,and drouth, hail-j  storms doing much damage to crops '  but not coA'cring large sections and  finally Avoiding up with a great fall in  temperature and -a spell of very cool  Aveather.  . 'Last disturbance of July Avill reach  ���������Pacific coast about 27, cross west of  Rockies country by close of 2S, g. c.  valleys 29 to 81. eastern states August  1. AVarm Avaye will cross west of  Rockies about 27, g. c. A-alleys 29, eastern states 81. Cool Avave will cross  Avest of Rockies country about HO g. c.  Valleys August 1, eastern states 3.  West of Meridian 90 this disturbance Avill be of a character, similar to  the one described above and avi'11 ca-i-ry  Avith it all the furies of bad Aveather  events. But as it progresses through  the middle and eastern sections it .will  lose force anel become a tame anel well  behaved Aveather eA'ent.  Immediately folloAving July 20 the  great hot-"wave, then on or. a little east  of meridian 90, Avill begin to take on a  threatening character, and for a- week  thereafter everyone should be on tlie  alert for the eyil eye of the storm  forces. These disturbances will be  quite general.  0PERT.Y IN  Is A Good,  Safe   Investment  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on Avhich is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������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...  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  'small amount of development Avork, to be one of the richest-  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  y -  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway;   and with the -advent of this road,<  Avhich is assured in  the  near ,future,  it Avill  unquestionably..'  become a large and important city, and town lots-will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  '^iinnhTirmnMffi^  Scott Ave. (main st.) ..  .......... -.-. .$400 to $600  Other Streets............  .... .���������'.'"'., $200 to $400.  ...TERMS....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who Invest  "Piircliase a few Lets before the Railway Comes  For F"ull -Peirtaomleirs, Maps Etc.,  ��������� f\ F������ F* LY . TO ���������  ey City  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confldentfal. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency forsecuring patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. recelre  tpecial notice, without charge, in the  Scientific American.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientlHc journal. Terms, $3 a  year: four montha, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.3618���������*"*New York  Branch Office, 625 F St, Washington, D. C.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  ���������it- -ii-  :        ih * x  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied Avith the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   'fable.  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. ~  x  f_  ���������*_  X  X  f  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  I  If  X  X  *  X  X  X  X  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING    MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  Frank  B. McArthur,   -   -   Manager  i  s  s  I  3  I  i  x  I  I.  The V. V. <fc E. Raihvay Station Avill be in tlie  centre  of the  toAvn.  Now is the time to get your lots,  before the first  train  comes up ' the  valley.  Choice-1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around  town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a few  left.    Now is the time to double your money.  For  Full  Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  .1. .1. Ariiistroiig-, Manager  Town Lots  $100,   $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  L_1_ET I  Northern Railway  Route of the  Oriental  Limited  and Fast Mail  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, nanager.  First  Class  in  Every Kespect.     Commercial  and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  LEAVES OROVILLE DAILY 5:00 A. M.; ARRIVES 10:15 p- M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  ton'a &  Eastern   Points  M. COSTELLO,     -     Agent,     -     Oroville, Wash,  P. H. BURNHAH, D. F. & P. A., Grand Forks, B. C.  DIRECT CONNECTIONS AT SPOKANE WITH  EAST AND WESTBOUND OVERLAND TRAINS  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  From March 1st,  11107. W. E. Welby's Stage Avill have  connection with the Great Northern Railway at Oioville.  Leave Hedley at O.H0 a. in.      Return Tuesdays and Saturdays.  "    Keremeos 11.30 a. 111.  "    White Lake 2.00 p. in.     Leave Oroville at 5.H0 a. m.  '���������    Fairview  LOO p. in. "     Fairview 8.00 a. m.  ArriveatOroville 0.00 p. 111.      Arrive at Hedley 0.80 p. m.  Fan- from Hedley to Oroville $8.00  Fare from Hedlev to  Fairview $0.00  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor  A beautiful drive over the host of roads.       Express   I   cents   per  lb.   to   Oroville.  Fast  Stock  and  the   best of Drivers.      F.xpress  _  cents  per lb. to Fairview.

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