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 t~^:v  I  1  r*  Volume VIII.  AND SIMILKAMEENaDVERTISER  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, ���������AUGUST'..!. 1912.  Number 30.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years'practice in Vancouver.]  S.O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C  JnS.GLflRKE  Watchrnalcer  " " '���������" HBDLEY.B.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  o..  HOTEL  PENTIGTXW  Headquarters foi- Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  -A.-Barnes, Prop.  Pe.n'tictox, B.C.  THE NICKEL PLATE  Descriptive   Write - Up   of   Mine  Works  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public  , Real Estate  .Ranches,  Properties,  Mines, Timber,  Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O, B.C.  N. Thompson   , l'lio.s'K sEV.Morirr 691.'"  MGR. -WESTERN* CAN*A DA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, 847-K1 Be'iitty iStreet  Vancouver, B. C.  Grand Union  Hotel _________  c MEDLEY, B.C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  .^ted1 Ie v_Tli nens'. _. and - - flill men's  Union, iVo. 161, W. R of M.  Reg-alar meetings of the Hedley  Local, Xo.  llil are held on the first and third  Wednesday  in the month in Fraternity hall and the second  and fourth Wednesday at the X". I\ Mine  O. M. Stevens T, R. VV 1 __K v  Presidcnt Kin-Secretary.  A A. F. & A. M.  VSaf"      REGULAR monthly meetings of  /^/\   Hedley Lodge No. -3..A. b\ & A. M.,  arc held on the second   Frielay in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAHILTON,  W. M  ARTHUR CLARE,  ������     Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity   Hall   the   tirst and  I third Thursdays in the month.  A. Cr.AUK E. IT. Sim i-son*  Counsel Clerk.  L. O. L.  Regular- monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1711 are held on  the third Monday in every  v-p.sJfi'iSiSK'S-iiioiith i" l-'ratcrnity Hall. Visiting brethern arc cordially invited to attend.  IT. J. .TONES, AV. M,  "WM. LOXSDALE. Sect.  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be absent from hi*  office during  the month of August.  Office  on North   Main   Street.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors, Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL ICXCilXKKK a.\i> MMTISII  COLUMBIA LAXI) Sl'KVKYOli  Star Building Princeton  HILLIARD'S  B/\RBJ3R    shor  FOR AX KAN V SI IA VI *  HOT & COLD .BATHS  Next door-north of ('rand Union Hotel  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  (Xclsoii Xows)  (Continued from last week.),  HEDLEY MILL DESCJUISED  The' oiii  is drawn  from  the  lower  train way birr  direct to  a 20x10 Fan el  crusher, from which it passes by gravity over a grizzly,  the  coarse going  through a 6x20 FarrelI  crusher.' The  throughs from, the   grrzzly  and  the  smaller-  crusher feed 'on  a  belt conveyor,   running at right -ingles  to,, it  and which  is  carried orr   a carriage  running on a   trac     over the   main  storage  bins.     Over  this  belt is suspended   a powerful   electric   magnet  which picks up any bits of steel or iron  iri the ore.     By moving  this carriage  the ore can be fed into any eif the bins  desired.     From  the bins  it is fed  by  Challenge feeders  to  the 40 stamps.  The stamps drop 101 timi'Si- minute, a  distance of seven and  one-half inches,  and weigh 1,050 pouuils.    No amalgamation   has been attempted eitherin  the  battery or on the plates for  the  hist'year and a half, as the saving effected by amalgamation  was found to  be. so small, anel the gold could be collected in the cyanide plant anyway^  This .was one of  the'many changes  made in'the mill since Mr. Jones  became manager, although   be has been  with the property as mine superintendent for over 12 years.  The stamps crush to 12mesh iiuel  have ji duty of live tons per stamp;'  The screens used are of the steel slot  type.  COXCENTUATINl}  PLANT  The pulp passes  to four  explicated  Spitzkasten.     The coarse   is  fed   hy  these to  eight corrugated  belt Fine  Viinners  and  the fines  to  10 smooth  belt vanners and 12 Deister tables. The  tailings from the corrugated belt van-  ri_rs'arev're-eI6vafci_dr'-b"y'::it~'8iaiHi--pHmp  to a tube mill and re-ground. The finely ground proiluct  tlien joins the feeel  to the 16 smooth  belt vanners and 12  Deister  tables.     Churtz   pebbles   are  used altogether in the  tube mill.    At  first coarse ore and pebbles were used,  but by using  the Churtz  pebbles, ob-  taineel from Denmark,   it was found  that the  output of the  mill'was  increased  and the life  of the lining was  much longer.    Two-fifths  of a pound  of pebbles are  used to one ton  of tailings.     The  tailings  from the Deister  tables and smooth belt vanners go te>  a set of cone classifiers.     The slimes  from  the  classifiers go  to   the slime  plant anel the sands to the sanel plant.  About j240 tons ofconcentrates, containing silica 14  to  16 per-  cent'and  iron  2S to 30 per cent, the  iron being  arsenical iron, are produced per month  anel  shippeel  to   the  Tacoma smelter j  for-   treatment.      These   concentrates  contain  from 70 to 80 per cent of the  values saved.  CYANIDE   PLANT  The sand plant treats 120 tons per  day. while the slime plant treats SO  tons, that being about the proportion  of slimes to sands produced. The sand  plant has 12 tanks; six on each floor.  The tanks are six feet deep by 32 feet  in diameter. The sands,are treated  twice with cyanide solution, first in  one of the lippei tanks and then iu one  of the lower, the whole treatment occupying 20 days.  The slime plant tanks are all on one  lloor and the slimes are agitated for 12  hours in one tank and allowed to settle once arid then are. thrown overbite! the No. 2 tanks, where they remain for- about 30 hours. From the  No. 2 tanks they are taken to two  Oliver filter presses, where they are  washeel with a barren cyanide solution, which is sucked through them to  wash out any gold-carrying cyanide  they may contain. After being pressed dry by the suction provieled by the  vacuum pumps they pass to the tailings launder.  The cyanide solution troni the sand  plant and the slimes plant is fed into  a solution tank with zinc dust, with  which it becomes thoroughly mixed  in the tank. It is then pumped with  the zinc elust anel precipitated gold  through two Merrill presses, one 20-  franio and the other 10 frame. These  are kept locked and the gold precipitate   is   all  collected   in   them,   from  sulphuric acid solution and then with  water dried and melted into bullion,  and | The barren .solution from the presses  passes to the sump tanks and from  there it is pinniped to the mixing tanks  oil the upper sand plant floor, where  it is-: brought up to standard strength  and used again.'- The consumption of  cyanide is tliroe-eighthsi of a. pound, of  zinc one-quarter of a pound and of  lime.four..pounds per ton of ore treated while the 'extraction of gold is averaging 95 per cent, although last month  it was nearer 97 per- cent of the total  gold contents of the ore:       ,  The-important changes that have  been made in the niill and which have  brought about the increased saving  were completed about 18 months ago.  They consisted of iibolishing amalgamation altogether, '.'theVinstallatinii of  the tube -mill for the fine grinding of  the sanil tables -tailing's, the addition  of the 12 Deister tables for the con-  centratiori eif the fine-slirnes in the  concentration', plant, the addition of  the Oliver filter- presses for the slirnes  treatment, anel the abolishing of the  use of the zinc boxes arid the installation of the Merrill filter, presses and  tank treatment of the':'.solution with  zinc dust instead of zinc shavings fentile collection of the golel precipitate.  The changes have brought the values  in the sand tailings down to about 25  cents and in the slime tailings to about  60 cents per ton.  INCREASED CAPACITY  The capacity of the mill has been increased from 4,000 tons' per month to  over 6,000 tons, while." the additional  cost of treatment is nominal.  Before these changes were maele the  slimes were till  saved without cyaniel-  ing in the slime pond.,; This pond contains over 6,500  tons of slimes which  will  be pumped  back  to  the   slimes  plant for treatment at some later date.  Under  the former   management   the  tailings were not saved; but under the  | present management the tailings were  iVU Siiyeel'befor-irthe Infttiillii Dion eif the  changes  mentioned could   be effectetl,  and  these   will be  also  pumpeel hack  and i-etreatcdat a-lsiter elate.  POWER   PLANT  At the power house compressed air-  anel  electric   power are generated by  duplicate   steam    and    water   power-  units.  The air compressors and generators  sire direct connected   te>  water-  wheels.      When   using water   power  the   connecting   mils   of   the    steam  cylinders  .-ire disconnected and if any  accident occurs   to the flume line or-  the water  becomes low  these can be  connected  up and steam raised in the  boilers with a delay of only four hours.  Water- is taken   from Twenty-mile  Creek  and  conveyed by a  flume  line  four feet by   four feet and 13,000 feet  long toaforehay  412 feet above  the  power  house.     For storage purposes  there is a dam at an elevation of 7,000  feet. 400  feet across  and 16 feet  high  on the east fork of Twenty-mile.   This  forms a lake  one mile  long and  one-  half mile wiele.   from which the water  cm be discharged into  the creek and  caught at the flume  when   the water  becomes low.  The  main  generator is ,-i 300 K. W.  2.200 volt    Wcstinghouse  direct  connected    to   a   400-hor.sepower    Doble  water wheel of the Pel ton type on one  end.     The   water  wheel is controlled  by a .Lombard governor. The 30-horse-  powcr  exciter    is   belted   to   the line  shaft.    On   the other  end   the generator can   be direct connected   to a 500-  horsepowr-r Goldic tV. McCulloh Corliss  condensing  engine,   controlled   by   a  Rites-Inertia    governor   when    it    is  necessary   to use  steam  power.     The  lights for the town and  plant are supplied by a. 100 Kilo-Watt generator direct connected to a Pelton wheel. This  is  the only  unit in   the plant which  has  no steam   connection.    The main  unit of the  compressor- plant  is  one  two stage cross  compound steam condensing Corliss gear Hand compressor,  supplying 2,100 cubic   feet of air at 125  pounds,   driven   by  a   20 foot   Pelton i  wheel direct  connected  te>   the  main  shaft.     There is  also an auxiliary ISx  EXTEND VISIT TO FRANCE  Canadian  Ministers When Visiting- the  Mother Country Will Call on the  Mother-in-law,   Madam  France as Well  GEOLOGISTS'  ITINERARY  Paris, July 25. The Canadian Postmaster-General, Hon. L. P. Pelletier,  arrived.'here this evening. The principal object of Mr. Pelletier's visit is,  if possible, with M. Ohaumet, Under-  Secretary of Posts and Telegraphs, to  establish a reduction in cable rates  and iin introduction of two cent letter  postiige  between Canada arid France.  The Postmaster-General will be joined Saturday by the Canadian-Premier,  Hon. 11. L. Borden; the Canadian  Minister of Justice, Hon. C. J. Dolrer-  ty: the Minister.of Marine anel Fisheries, Hon. J. D. Hazen. and Hon. A. E.  Kemp, Minister without portfolio.  Mr. Hazeri will confer with Delcasse  the French Minister of Marine- on the  subject of reciprocal shipping regulations notably twith respect to < an increased number of lifeboats on steamships plying between Fiance and.Canada,'and on the possibilities of improving trade'between the two countries.  Great importance is attached to the  visit to Paris of. the Canadian ministers, on account eif the close relations  between .'France and Canada, anel an  imposing programme of entertainment  has been arranged-in their honor.'This  includes a. trip to Versailles and banquets by the British .Chamber'of Commerce and the France-American- Commission, the latter to be ���������.presided'over  by Premier Poineare sind'M. Gabriel  Honotaux, the president of the commission.  HOSPITAL DONATIONS  Mr-si Wirth, flowers; Mrs. S. L.  Smith, lettuce; Mrs. Clare, potatoes,  radishes, turnips, onions, carrots,  beets, apples and fruit jars; Mrs Mier  hoffer, beets; lettuce 'and peas; Mrs.  Brass, fancy ornament and Vancouver-  papers; Mrs. Critchley, fresh trout;  Mrs. Collins fruit, fresh eggs anel  flowers; Mrs. F. Richter, Kerenieos,  flowers; Mrs. Shier, Oranges; Mr.  Jacombs, currants anel two and a half  gallons raspberries; Mr. Cody, lemons;  Mr-. Drinkwater, magazines. Mr. Mier-  holfer, one gallon raspberries.  Arrangements Are   Progressing for Entertainment of the Visiting Geologists  to the World's Congress in  Canada in 1913  Excursions will be maele to various  parts before, during and after the congress. It will be after the congress  that parties"will visit British Columbia anel the following is an outline, of  the route to be taken:  ''--Examination of the intrusive contact of the grarioiliorite fit Nelson, the  gold-copper deposits at Bossland, the  gold-quartz veins at Sheep Creek, the.  copper- mines at Phoenix and Greenwood, the silver-lead' mines eif the  Slocan district, the Nickel Plate-gold  mine at Hedley..and the pre-Oambrian  rocks west of/the Kootenay river will  be maele by the members of the  Twelfth International Geological Congress in September, 1913.  Fifteen days will be devoted to the  trip via the Crow's Nest line from Toronto to Vancouver.  Those participating in this excursion will travel over the main line of  the Canadian Pacific Railway directly  to Medicine Hat, in the province of  Alberta. From this point the journey  will be by way-, of'.the Crow's Nest  branch line passing through the mining centres of Lethbridge, Fernie.  Nelson Rossland and Greenwood.  At Midway the party will be -'divided,  some of the party returning to Nelson  and Revelstoke on the mainline by  way of tlie .Arrow Lakes. The remainder of the party will -proceed te> Vancouver, passing through a mining region of which the principal places are  Hedley, Princeton. Tnlaineen and Nicola. Between Lethbridge and .Ferine  sections of the Cretaceous coal measures  will be examined. At Frank the party  will be given an opportunity of viewing the notable rock slide which occurred in 1903.  BAD -FOR COAL-MINES.  But Good for the  Forests���������Oil-Burning  Becomes   General   Through  the Mountains  GENERAL NEWS  A Canadian immigration inspector  w.is shot on board the boat between  Windsor and Detroit by a man whom  he hiiel ordered to be deported as an  undesirable.  Bank hold-ups still figure in Vancouver's bill of crime. The, Central  Park branch of the Northern Crown  Bank was the last to be robbed.  The coal-miners are on strike again  at Coleman, Alberta. There were one-  hundred and fifty went out on 25th  ult a nil several hundred more the following day.  Rural mail delivery is becoming  popular and the Post Office Department are beseiged with applications  for the service. Most of the applications are from Ontario.  Half the Rainbow's crew are going  back to England and the ship is to go  out of commission in consequence'.  The term for which the men hail taken  service litis elapsed.  The Railway Commission sitting at  Calgary gave out a very important  decision last week. It was to the effect that where a railwav company  removes a station away from a town  they must also stand the expense of  moving the town.  Enderhy Press  The first oil-btir-ning locomotive to  enter the Okanagan Valley was attached to the south-bound passenger-  train on Monday, anil will run regularly hereafter. The C. P. R. is converting iis rapidly its possible all locomotives on the Mountain sectiorr into  oil burners.  Twenty Years Ago  From Vernon News, July 21, 1S92.  '���������The mail now leaves Vernon for  the lower country on the last Thurs-  elay in each month. A separate lock-  sack is sent to each office���������Penticton,  Osoyoos. Keremeos. Rock Creek and  Kettle River ���������besides a way point between the Mission it nil Kettle River  for- local use."  METEOROLOGICAL.  which it is   taken, washed first with a  24 straight   line   Ranel  compressor, a  14x18 lugersoll e-ompie-ssor steam connected and belt, driven by the water  wheel, which drives the 100 Kilo Watt  light generator has been transformed  into a vacuum pump for the cyanide  plant machinery.  The  boiler  plant consists  of  three  150-hiusepower  tubular return boilers  made by the .Tencks Machine company,  iiuel two 100-horsepower tubular return boilers, made, by the Vancouver-  Engineering works. A. 100-horsepower  Mumford is used" for heating the mill  and buildings with steam at 10 pounds  pressure.  An interesting anil effective feature  of the air compressors is the location  of the intercrioleranel after-cooler tanks  in an excavation in the tailrace. The  constant flow of the abundance of  water thus provided assures a maximum of condensation and provides  much drier air for the 17,000 foot pipe  line to the mine than is ordinarily  obtained.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending July 27. 1912:  AT THE .MINE.  Aliiximum        Minimum  Jul 21 . 71        .. 44  22 .. OS        .. 12  13 .. 55        .. 40  14 .. 50        .. 12  15 .. 52 .. 3S  10 .. 55 .. 39  27            ..          02        ..              36  Average maximum temperature 59.85  Average riiiniinuui elo 40.14  Mean temperature 49.99  Rainfall for the week      .70 inches.  Snowfall        ������������������        "       00.0  COKUKSPOXnr.VG week ok t.ast ykak  Highest maximum temperature 7S.  Average maximum  do  6S.57  Lowest minimum  do  30.  Average  minimum  do  4.1.2S  Men 11  dei  54.97  AT  THE  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Jul 21  SO  54  22  72  53  23  00  51  21  OS  5S  25  71  53  20  71  43  27  82  51  Average  maximum tempera  tui-e 72.S5  Average  minimum  do  52.2S  Mean  do  62.56  Rainfall for the week  .60   inches  Snowfall  *������                tt  0.00  i i  COUKESPOXDIXU  WKKK Ol'" LAST YKAK  Highest maximum temperature 97  Average elo elo 89.12  Lowest minimum do 53.  Average do elo 57.14  Mean do 73.28 THE HEDLEY GAZETTE AUG 1, 1912,  gfse fttdlW'&Ktti  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  1-siK-d on 'nuns-days, by tlie Hiooi.i'V I.iA/.k.tti  I'iu'n'i-inu and I'citi.i-siuxti-Company,  Li.mii'kk.   at Ilcdlev.  B.C.  ���������-.."() I  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year... -..' ��������� ���������������������������  ->   ( United Stales I....   Advertising Rates  Measurement. VI lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certilie'iiles of improvement, etc.  $7.00 for 150-day notices, and S5.WI tor ������������������(1-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not; exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion. -"> cents tea-  each subsequent insertion. Over one men.  in cents pel' line for llrst insertion and o  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  ���������Transients payable in 'advance.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue ,  Advertisements will be changed once every  pionth if advertiser desires, without any extra  charjic. For changes oftenci- than once a month.  tho   price of composition  will be charged al  regular rates.  . (-ontract Advertisements���������One inch per niontli  $l.'/.h; over I inch and up to I niches, bl.UU  lier inch pei'inonth. To constant ad vcrtisci-s  taking larger space than tour inches   on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time. >���������  A. MEGRAW. .Managing Hdltor.  that very  few  would  expect of .him!  Mines, mills and smelters are now per- |  uiitted   to   run  on   .Sundays  whereby '  the men are deprived   of their one day j  off in tlie. week, and it is men  who are ,   j shut up   in the mill   all week   who are  ��������� in a position' to enjoy the- opportunity j  S'J.iKi i of going'out after coining oil" shift on ���������  a Sunday afternoon anel'either engaging in the ��������� healthful, exercise of the  game or .of sit ting on ;( bank in the  open air watching others play, .lint  now they are to be denied that privilege. Those who are rich enough to  alVord an auto may go speeding about  the country all day Sunday if they  want to. but those whose means compel them to, choose the cheaper and  homelier form of amusement of a ball  game are not to be-allowed a couple  of hours of it  <>n a Sunday afternoon.  Full Moon  ���������_7  Last i|uar._  5  191_,  Xew "Moon  l-_ .  ���������irst quar.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. rri. Sat.  -1  5  6  i  1  8  11'  12  13  14  15  IS  19  20  21  _2  25  20  27  23  29  9  10  23  do  10  17  21  31  SOME  BLUE LAWS  .'.���������   Constable  Sproule.    received   orders  from chief constable- Dinsmore   to  not  permit  the playing  of any more baseball  game's   on  Sundays   in   unincorporated, towns, and under  the. circumstances  then: is nothing for him to do  but   to obey his orders.     The piobibi-  tion seems to be  just another of those  instances where an excess of religious  zeal   will   elefeat  its   own   object, anel  instead   of   promoting   morality     will  tend to lessen   the hold  of the church  upon the masses: for the public, meaning no harm  and   being  unable   to recognize any  harm  in the little diversion of a. ball game  in  the  pure open  air  on a Sunday afternoon, are hound  to   resent    interference   of  this  kind  with what they conceive to be their innocent pleasure. AVhat has precipitated  the present  ukase we can only  guess,  but in all probability  it is an  echo  of  the incident which  occurred over in  the   Boundary  district a    few   weeks  ago   when   customs   collector    Robt.  Kerr took upon himself to turn at the  boundary line a number of spectators  anel players   from Republic   who were  on their way   to play   a ball  game:  on  Sunday at Greenwood   and   the  matter    got    into   the  papers.     That   of  course  would   be   the   signal   for  the  Lord's Day Alliance  to stick  in their  oar- and get busy.    It is very true that  the Lord's Day Act is a Dominion law  forced on the country by the Alliance  and their supporters, and  as a Dominion law it is up  to all portions of the  Dominion to  obey   it. subject   to  any  provincial restrictions, but   it must he  remembered   that   there   is   a   safety  valve   clause  to   it    which   permitted  each province to reserve for its Attorney   General     the    right     to    decide  whether or   not  a  prosecution   might  take place   for infraction  of  any  particular clause of the Act.    Quebec and  British Columbia elected   to  make the  reservation   anil thereby  arouseel   the  pious horror   of   many   in   the   east.  Having done so  it is  now left  to   the  Attorney General  of this province  to  decide individual cases on their merits.  We do not know  whether  the chief  constable has issued this  order  about  Similka.nieen base-ball   off his own bat  or hael his instructions from higher up,  but    if   the    Attorney   General    has  yielded to the Alliance  for action  in  this  case he has shown a weakness  even where there is no gate charge  nor no prize nor stake being competed  for. 'Under the circumstances it  would appear that if the Attorney  General is supposed to have decided  this case on its merits he has been  most'unfortunate, in the recognition  of those merits.  The order clearly goes too far and  no conviction could be obtained from  a prosecution under it for the. Act  itself will-not .bear it out. To issue  an order of this kind under the circumstances is only to bring law and  authority into-public-contempt.  THE   ���������-..  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * ������������������������'..  # * x  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  &veri|tliin(j New and   First-Glass  Bar- supplied' with the  Choicest'  Liquors anel Cigars   and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  -���������-���������-:-   .--���������Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.!  THE BANK" OF  76 Years in Businesi Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Bank by Mail and Save Trouble  If it is inconvenient for you to get to town  every time you want to deposit.or withdraw 1110.1103%.  call or write the Manager of our nearest branch.  You simply mail us your deposit or write for  ���������whatever casli you need.  Interest paid half-yearly on all Savings Accounts.  Hedley  Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  PURITY FLOUR  MORE BREAD AND BETTER BREAD  3C  Department of Lands  '\VATKK RIGHTS'BRA'XGH  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The cat is out of the. bag. Borden  has really committee! himself to the  dreadful doctrine that. Canada should  'expend good haul money for the  building of dreadnoughts to be usee!  to fight Germany if she should choose  to dispute tliet right of the British  navy to control the sea. It will now  be in order- for young William Lyon  MacKen/.ie King to say to those  Dutch voters in Waterloo county,  "Didn't 1 tell you so."  After Winston Churchill, first Lorel  of the  Admiralty, maele   that   noted  speech introducing his new naval programme, laying the responsibility for  it plainly  on Germany and acknowledging  his  perfect accorel  with  the  views  anel  attitude  of Canada's  Premier,   and after  his sentiments  were  even   more   strongly   emphasized   by  Premier Asquith, it will   t;ix the sidestepping powe-rs  of our Sir Wilfrid to  find   a  suitable  pretext  on   which  to  line   up   his   compatriots   in   Quebec  against Borden's proposals which are  now   known   to   and   commended  by  Asquith anel  Churchill but which will  not  be announced in Canada   or elsewhere until they are submitted by Mr.  Borden   to his cabinet in Ottawa and  then    announced    to   the    Canadian  people.  Readers of British Columbia dailies  cannot fail to have  noticed  the  wonderful   improvement in the   character  of the news that now fills the columns  and is served   up   to   readers of  these  papers throughout   H. (J.    while  it   is  still fresh.      Formerly the   bulk of the  news contained by them  that was not  home   brew and  dealing   with  the affairs of the province alone.was for the  most part  about happenings   through  the   United   States   about   which   the  average British Columbian   reader did  not care a button, and the very small  amount of  space given to news of the  eastern provinces and to British news  fresh from over the water at the heart  of empire was meagre indeed.    Worse  still, it  had filtered   in   to British Columbia papers through American channels   anel   in   transit had   taken   on   a  tinge  of coloring  that was   decidedly  pale after  all that was  at all national  in character had been lopped out of it.  Too  much  credit  cannot be  given to  those  who have been  responsible for  bringing about the change, and national as their news service is now becoming we  believe it is only an approach  to what  they will  yet be able to give  us when cable rates are cheapened.  WHEN WHITING ADVEHTISKKS PLEASE  MENTION   THIS PAPER  TAKE XOTICK that the Hoard of Investigation, acting under Part IIL of the "Water  Act," will meet at Grand I-'orks. on the fith day  of August 1SII-, at! o'clock in the afternoon.' to  licar and determine claims to water rights  existing on the 1-th day of March. ItOII. on: -  Kettle River and tributaries, Volcanic creek,  Tom Tit creek, Flatt creek, Gloucester creek,  Houlder creek, Clark creek. Lime creek. JVIua-  elow creek, Headman Gulch. Gilpin crek. Line  creek, Ruckle creek. Prairie creek, Mcl'onnell  creek, Fislu-i-uiaii crook,Cyclops creek, Savage  creek, Knappon creek, .Wiseman creek. Blue  Joint creek. Deadeye creek. St. Anne creek  Fraser creek. Mulligan, creek. Cedar creek.  Lynch Creek. Spring Branch or "Mill creek. "Mill  creek. Sandbank creek. Sand creek.' Hcwlit  creek. Hewit creek. Fourth July creek, Spring  Gulch, Hardy creek. Cedar lake. Mill, White  or Gibb creek. May creek. Ward lake, Murray  creek, Little Volcanic creek, Gold Mill creek.  Hornet creek. Josh creek, Joshua creek,  Franklin creek. Twilight creek. Rock creek,  Colchester crrelc. Beaver lake. Canyon creek,  Baker crock, Sutherland creeic, Kara creek.  Moody creek, Maida creek, Italy creek. Bitter  creek: Deep creek Boswell creek. Trout creek.  Deer creek. Sheet) creek. Monroe creek. McRae  creek. Christina, creek, and their tributaries,  and to unnamed streams in the vicinity.  On the 7th day of August, 1���������1_. at :i:30 o'clock  in the afternoon, at Greenwood, to hear and  determine claims to water rights existing on  the 1-th.day of March, li.'Oil, on:���������  Ivettle river and tributaries. Boundary creek.  Providence creek. Ruby creek. Jolly Jack  creek. Copper cveek. Twin creek. Smuggler  Spring. Lake; Marshall. Lynn or Lind creek.  Lind creek, ICholt creek. Atwood creek. Gold  Drop creek. Summit creek, McCarron creek,  Douglas creek, Xorwegian Creek, Wallace  creek. Well's spring. Spring creek. Sunset  creek. Dead wood creek. Mother Lode creek,  Haussener creek. Crosscut creek, Granite  creek. Cedar creek*. Gold creek. Deer creek,  Hughes creek. Prior creek. Taylor creek.  Spencers Spring, Wartman lake. Wood creek,  Seivington creek. Skeflington creek, boon lake,  Little Chief creek, Buekhorn crook. Long lake,  Houleler creek. Pass creek. Beaver creek. Curry  crock, Cranberry creek, Wilkinson creek: Canyon creek. Deep creek, Oarmi creek. Quillette  creek, Dry creek. Slate creek, Kepler creek,  Conkle creek. Cedar creek. Copper creek. Rock  creek and tributaries. Baker creek, Myers  crock, Nicholson creek, Hulme creek. Two-mile  creek. Semple creek, Murray Gulch, Wilson  creek. Myers creek Canyon, Ingram creek.  Rice creek, Johnston creek, Xine-niile creek.  Eight-mile creek. James creek, and their tributaries, and to unliamed streams in the vicinity.  On the ilfcli day of August, 1!)I_, at 2 o'clock in  the oftecnoon, at Princeton, to hear and eleter-  inine claims to water rights existing on the  12th elav of March, 1'IOil. on:���������  Similkamoon river and tributaries, Wolf  creek. Nine-mile creek, ('old water creek, Bromley creek, Stevenson creek. Five-mile crock,  Lu-la-w-la-uli crock, X-Kan-sc-ko creek, Aks-  spo-papts-in creek, Chu-chu-way-ha creek, X-  kam-a-he-nat-co creek, Jim creek. Granite  creek. Cellar Springs crock, Verde creek. Whip-  saw creek. Little lake. Spring creek. Deer lake.  Summer's creek, Graveyard creek- One-mile  creek. Otter crook, Boulder creek; Strong  Meadows, Deep lake. Small Beaver lake,  Klliott crock, Cedar creek. Six-mile creek.  Three-mile creek, Collins Gulch Stream. Big  Kid lake. Red I leer creek, Gordon creek, Ashnola river. Kingston creek, Kighteon-niilccreek  Brodhagen creek. Sixteen-mile creek. Fifteen-  mile creek, Stirling crook. Tom creek, A-chc-  ghip-llat creek. SniHise-tsc-pas-kan creek.  Stray-horse lake. Clearwater lake. Henry crook  Crystal Springs, Cold creek Thirty-two-niile  creek. Smith creek. Gold creek, Schumaker  crock. .Shoemaker creek. Bear creek. Twenty-  mile creek, Mark creek, Tom Mark creek. Murphy creek. Sunset creek, and their tributaries,  and to unnamed streams in the vicinity.  On the Ulth day of August, l'.ll.. at I:HI) o'clock  in the afternoon at Keremeos, to lie-ar and determine claims to water rights existing on the  12th day of March, lilll!). on:���������  .Similkameen river. Kerenieos creek. Itichtei-  creek. Caustcn crook. Blind creek. Ontario  creek, Sliuttlewoi-lli crock. Cedar creek. Goat  creel;. Sheep creek. Loilg lake. Daly Gulch,  Olalla creek.ISkcii-Kani-Sko-Xoo-Sko-tancrook  BigXnit-le-huh-tan creek, Susap crock. Hunter  creeic, ami their tributaries, and to unnamed  stream.- iu the vicinity,  On the 12th day of August, ISI12, at 10 o'clock  in the forenoon, in the Government Agent's  otlle-c. at Fnirview. to hear and determine  claims to water rights existing on the 12th day  of March. IllOil. on:--  Okanagan river and tributaries. Kearns  crook. Kcogan crook. Rocky crock, Myers  creci*. Tcstalinda crook. Houlder creek. Sheep  creek. Met'uddy creek. Heed creek. Hester  creek. Victoria creek. Ilaynes creoU. Sawmill  cteen, Xclntyro creek. Alkali lake. A-tsi-klak  crocK, Inrnineop crook. Little or Grcgoire  crock, McCraig creek, Horn creek. Sawmill  lake. Twin lakes, Kleveii-mile creeic. Fair  creek, Slra wherry creek, Shiittleworth crock,  Orollno creek, Fresh water lake. Green lake.  Wolf creek. Togo creek, T-nliorii crock. Xugi  creek. Three Spring creek, Limokilm hike.  Blue Iai'e. Round lake, Irrigation crock. Wild-  west-, creek. Taylor creek, Inglee creek, and  their tributaries, and the unnamed streams In  thi! vicinity.  On the 1'tth (lay of August. 11/12. at 10 o'clock  in the forenoon, al, i'onticton, to hoar and determine claims to water rights existing on the  12th day of March, I HI ill, on:���������  Xine-iiiilo creek. ICIlis crook, Mim-on creek  and lake, Boaver-Snakecrook, Sheopcreek, De-  Foe creek, Beaver in' Furleigh's lake. Dauphins  lake, Parker crock. Six-mile creek, Coldstream  creek. Mamma creek. Schillings Springs, Me-  Leiiui creek, and their tributaries, and to unnamed streams in the vicinity.  Parties who presented claims to the Board in  IillOnnd have received licenses in substitution  of the records need not present any stiitement  of claim.  Dated at Victoria, B. C, thel7th day of June  101*2.  By order of the Board of Investigation.  J. F. ARMSTRONG  Acting Comptroller of Water Rights.  We -have.' just received a car load of Purity  Flour, milled from I\To. 1 Manitoba Hard .'.Wheat.  It "pay's to buy a well-known trade-ma rked pro-  duct and will be at your own interests to insist  on getting food .products bearing the Purity  Trade Mark.    Try them.  See Our Bargains in Men's and Children's Hats  S chuber t's Supply Stores  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  and  Coalmont  TO  Vancouver  In One Day!  Most  Luxurious Auto  Service in B. C.   Over  the Most Picturesque Route in Canada  LEAVES COALMONT Tuesday,  Thursday and Saturday; making  connection with C.P.R. Train for Vancouver at Merritt  LEAVES MERRITT Monday,   Wednesday and Friday on arrival  of Train from Vancouver  FOR SPECIAL RATES AND APPOINTMENTS APPLY  COALMONT-MERRITT AUTO   SERVICE  J. H. Jackson, Prop., Tulameen  AGENTS: Merritt, M. Mclntyre,' Cold water Hotel: Tulaineeri,  Tulameen Stage Co. ; Coalmont, Coalmont Truck <fc Transfer  Co.; Princeton, A. E. Howse, Co.. Ltd.  r  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Have still on hand for spring planting  Wageseh NorthEitx Spy Wealthy Jonatiiax  McIntosh Run WrxESAP Snows Gkavenstjn  KingDavid Rome Beaumy Red Chekkisi) Pippin*  Plums, Prc.-vns and Peaches  Established in 1900 125 ACRES  THe London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables trailers throughout the world  tei communicate direct  with English  MANUFACTURERS ev DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial .guide to London and its suburbs, Ihoelirectory contains lists of  EXPORT MERG 11 ANTS  with   the   Goods  they ship,  anel   the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP   LINES  arranged   nuclei*   the  Ports   to   which  they sail,   and indicating  the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading   manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in tin- principal   provincial towns  and   industrial   centres  of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for"20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies cm adver-  their trade cards for ������|, or larger advertisements from XX.  Tbe London Director!! Go. Ltd.  25, Abehurch Lane. London, E. C.  Advertise in the  H e dley Gazette  and watch Results  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  ANN  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a straight life policy in  THE MIJTIALLIFE  OF CANADA  The history of thousands of policies  on the above plan shows that it has  cost less thali four- dollars per year to  carry a policy of one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this call on the local representative anel see the history of  one policy for 2b' years: then ask yourself whether you know of any other-  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  Every Plan of Genuine. Insurance  It is  the  people's Company and   its  profits are all for the people  This accounts for the'wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress anel  achievement.  W. J. TWISS A. Megraw  Manager for B.C.        Local Agent  ______ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, AUG I, 1912.  Town and District.  A Sutherland eif Nelson boiler inspector, was in town last week.  Hugh Hunter, government agent,  was iii town last week, jogging up the  tardy tax-payers.  Welby's motor car was in town on  Monday with W. E. Wei by himself at  the helm as chauffeur.  Girl Wanted���������To take, care of  baby fourteen months old. Apply J.  J. Campbell, Hedley, B. 0.  An exchange says that the local  newspaper should always be a business  directory of the town.'.  Is it? ;'  .Road suporviseir Turner was in town  last week with his auto, making an inspection of the work in this part of the  riding.  Game warden Schissler spent some  time up the Ashnola last week looking  for some law-breakers , that were reported to be up there.  Mrs. M. K. Rodgers who has been  visiting her father and mother at  Hedley went back to her home in  Seattle by Friday's train.  Harry.Rose is doing fine work on  the road between here and Princeton.  A troublesome: piece of road beyond  Five mile has been  put in good spape.  Lost���������On roatl between Jackson's  ranch and Hedley, one drab sweater,  ladies\ Finder will be suitably. re-  wardeel on leaving same at Gazette  office. t  A party from Vernon consisting of  C. J. Wilson, of P. Burns & Co.; W.'  Crawley Rica relo, manager ., of the  Coldstream estate; and W. Fleming  were in town on Monday.  Capt Kent and Mrs. Kent leave today to make the trip over the Hope  trail arid they will be accompanied by  Mrs. Vic Ryder, who will visit relatives at Chilliwack and Blaine.  Mrs. Frank Richter was in Hedley  on Monday on business and took advantage e>f the opportunity to niake a  few calls on her friends in town. She  went on to Princeton next day.  F. H. French was called to Vernon  last Saturday by the serious illness of  his mother. He expected to make  Penticton on Saturday evening and  get the boat up the lake on Sunday.  John George, who was one of the  leading promoters of the B. C. Portland Cement industry at East Princeton on One-Mile Creek, went up the  valley on Thursday last and visited  the works.  The present week has witnessed a  marked decline in the flow of the  water in Twenty-mile. If it continues  to recede like this for a week or two  more they will have to steam up the  boilers again.  There has been pretty good fishing  in adjoining streams during the past  week. In Twenty-mile Creek tho fish  have been biting quite ravenously but  so many are under- size that a good  many have to be returned to the  stream.  Captain Kent and wife who have  been residents of Hedley for the past  five years are leaving today for Prince  Rupert where they expect to reside in  the future. It will seem more natural  to the captain to live again where he  can get a sniff of the salt sea.  Lois Boeing, the five year old  daughter of E. D. Boeing cut her foot  badly on a. broken bottle on Monday  evening, and it became necessary for  Dr. McEwen to put six stitches in it.  The wound is a painful one and will  spoil her play for a week or two.  Arthur Clare, foreman of the stamp  Mr. E. Waterman,.' manager of the  Princeton Coal it Land Co., went up  the line on Saturday last. He hael  been travelling for the past two weeks  making arrangements for marketing  the output of their- collieries and the  coming winter is likely to see a very  large increase in' their output.  O. H. Carle arrived in tosvii on Saturday with a!'load of the first-fruits of  the.Kei-eineos fruit season"of 1912. The  ���������load was made up of apricots and  early apples but a few days later he  promises to set the mouths watering  with the luscious peaches that are  now ..commencingto come in. The  cool.inoist weather which has proved  troublesome to the haymakers has  also hindered the ripening of. fruits  and.as^ a consciiuence the full tide of  the peach'crop will be delayed a bit.  W. A. McLean, who has charge of  the provincial trunk'-' road beyond  Princeton came down on Saturday'to'  visit his family over Sunday and went  back again by Monday's train. The  work in the immediate vicinity of  Princeton was delayed in consequence  of a 'difference of opinion among the  residents as to where ib should come  down into the town. The services of  locating engineer Cleveland were  necessary to settle the -matter and lie  made atrip there at the end of the  week.  Penticton had a gala day em Thursday last to make up for the comparative failure eif the' .Dominion Day celebration which was spoiled by the rain.  The events of Thursday were a matched trotting race between two local  horses and ii baseball match between  Penticton anel Oroville for a prize of  $100. The ball game was won by Penticton em a score of 0 to 2 and Tapley's  Little Jap won the. trotting race. Torn  Daly pitched for Penticton and had  goeid support.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  =C A M P HEDLEY=  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY* Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  7%\  Nelson had a severe electric storm  in which,the lightning tore up a lawn,  and did other damage. .....''.  Aa/>/W^W"/W"?  hotel similkameen;  HEDLEY, B. C.  An Up-to-date  First-Class Hotel  RATES MODERATE  F. J. DOLLEMORE  Proprietor.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  C~*OAL mining: rights of the Dominion, in  v-/ "Manitoba., Saskatchewan anel Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, tho North-west Territories anil in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,660 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be, made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bo rtes-  criboel by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in- iinsurvcyod territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of ������5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for arc not available, but not otherwise; A royalty-shall be. paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents  per ton  i The .person operating tho mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  anel nay the royalty thereon.   Jf the coal.ruin-,   _  ing rights arc not being operated, such returns: ^  should be furnished at least once a year. Y  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be perniitteei to purchase whatever available surface rights may  be considered necessary for tbe working of the  mine at the rate of ������10.0(1 an. acre.  For full information application should be  made tothe Secretary of the -Department, of  the Interior. Ottawa, or-to any Agent or Sab-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  . Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.-Unauthori���������od publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. 'Mini  ���������.-'/���������������������������������������������.^������������������"������������������'������������������������������������. *  ��������� I  ��������� 1  .If*   li \iu.mmimmKmmsrBB^m^mamxmimm(mm^t^nwi^Bmm^mmmarmmiiaKiiimwu������i!iuaiin'\mtmwT^mm^Bav^ranm ^^  Hl_________ffl_B_B___]  s  We have just received a consignment of these well known buscuits  and recommend them as the nicest  lot of biscuits ever received in Hedley. We have them in bulk and in  packages of all sizes.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  M.  LEIGHTOn  WADE, B. 5c.  Electrical Engineer  Isolated  plants for light   and  power in Mills, Mines, etc.  Municipal   installations   and  extensions.  KAMLOOPS,  B.C.  k mill, went over to Eholt last week to  If overhaul the .lewel .stamp mill. He  |f was followed a, day or two after by It.  S. Collin who will endeavor to get the  ||i cyanide plant of  tlie Jewel   mill   in  more satisfactory working shape.  ^ Robert Sherman, the diamond man,  was in town this week. With the  amount of elianionel drill exploration  work that is being done in the Similkaineen at present, in Camp Hedley  and on Copper Mountain, the little  black diamond finds a ready  market.  A Creelman and L. H. Patten went  up to the Gulelen Zone on Monday  taking a, loael of supplies with them.  The usual reticence is being maintained as tothe nature anel quantity of  the work in hand. There appears to  be nothing new in the Kingston situation.  Mr.  anil   Mrs.   King   of   Princeton  [| spent Sunday iu Hedley visiting with  Mrs. .Joyner. Mrs. King who is a  sister   of   Mrs.   Charlie   Joyner   and  j formerly lived in Hedley in the young-  fj or days of the camp, has not been back  here since they  left Hedley in the fall  i! of 1005. Her old friends were pleased  to meet her again.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate,  Mines,  Crown   Grants  Applied   For  Under  Land Act and  Mineral Act.  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  Competition for New University Buildings to  be Kreeted at Point Grey, near Van  couver. British Columbia  ��������� Curlew Butter Now in Stock and We Will Have 4  ��������� It In Continually From Now On i  ��������� ���������-���������  + Green vegetables arrive at the end of every week  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Day Insurance Co.  Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  The Government of British Columbia invite  Competitive Flans for the general scheme and  design for the proposed now University, togcthj  cr with more detailed Plans for the buildings  to be erected first at an estimated cost of  $1,500,000.  Prizes ofSlO.000 will be given for tho most  successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition and plan of  site may bo obtained on request from thu  undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 31st. !!)!_  addressed to  The Mlvister oi������* Kkucation.  Parliament Buileings,  Victoria. British Columbia  ���������  ���������  ���������  y  ���������  t  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  WATER NOTICE  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMF.FX LAND DISTRICT  IHSTIUCT OK   VAI.I'  For a Licence to Take and   Use  Water  Notice is hereby given that I Anton Winkler, of Hedley. B. C. will apply for a licence to take and use-Jcubit: feet per second of  water out of an unnamed Spring locally known  us Bald Hill Slough. The water will be diverted at a point 1 mile north of Thus. Sirois' south  line and will be used for irrigation purposes on  the land described as A. Winkler's j>re-cmption  This notice was posted on the ground on the  Kith day of May. 1!)1_. The application will  be filed in the ollice of the Water Recorder at  Fairview.  Objections may be filed with the said Water  Recorder   or   with   the    Controller  of   Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria. B.C.  AXTOX WIXKLER  IW       SUBSCRIBE FOR  l-T"       THE   GAZETTE!  "PAICK Notice that I.  Charles Joseph Loewen  "L        of Vancouver, li. C. occupation. Broker  intends to apply  for   permission to purchase  the following described  lands.  Commencing at a post planted at the Northwest corner of Lot JOT: thence northerly along  the East shore of Dog Lake eighty chains more  or less to the .South-western corner post of Lot  Kil: thence Fast 71,'i links more or less to the  west, boundary of the Columbia and Western  Railway rightof way, being the Fast boundary  of Lot '-'"III, Group I; thence .Southerly eighty  chains, more or less, along the West, boundary  of Lot 2710 to the north Inmudary of Lot .''.''7;  thence west, three chains more or less to the  point of commencement and containing 2">  acres more or less.  Cu.uiu's Josi'i-u Lokwi'.v  by his agent,  Herbert K. A. Robertson  Date, Mny.Hrd. Ill 12-  HELP WANTED���������FEMALE  Ladies lo do plain and light sewing at home,  whole or spare time; good pay: work sent  any elistaiie-e: charges paid: send stamp for full  particulars. National Manufacturing Company, Montreal. .'il---  PALACE  Uveru, Feed & Sale Stables  NOTICE  HKDIJSY   U. C.  ir A good stoek of Horses and Bigs on  Hand,    "f Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Gpmpanij.  W OOD    F O K   S A L E !  Plum.   II  INNIS   BROS. Proprietors  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  Notice is hereby given that the Board of  Valuators to consider claims for work actually  performed and materials supplied in connection with the construction of the Midway and  Vernon Railway, will further consider all such  claims as have licen duly died and verilted.  Any claims which have not already been so  died and verilleil by statutory declaration or  otherwise, should be filed with the undersigned  without delay.  The Board will consider all claims for actual  physical work performed and goods and mater  lalssupplied in connection with the surveying,  locating or obtaining of right of way between  Rock (.'reck and Vernon.  R. F. Glt'CKX  29-1 Secretary of the Board.  Address Box .112, Victoria. B. ('.  NURSERY STOCK  -OUR AGENTS MAKE MONEY"  selling our hardy, guaranteed stock.  Experience unnecessary.  YAKIMA VALLEY NURSERY CO.  Toppenish, Wash.  ADVERTISE   IN   THE   GAZETTE  Department of Lands  WATICR RIGHTS BRAXX'H  Take notice that the Board of Investigation  acting under Part III of the -'Water Act'" will  meet at the times and pin cos hereinafter mentioned to hear and determine claims to water  rights on streams in their respective vicinities,  existing on the 12th day of March lilO!):���������  On the (Ith day of August. I'll., at ' o'clock in  the afternoon, at Grand Forks.  On the 7th day of August, I'll'., at :,:',0 o'clock  in the afternoon, at Greenwood.  On the 9th day of August. 1!)1_, at- o'clock in  the afternoon, at Princeton.  On the Kith day of August. Nil., at,-I'Mo'clock  in tin-, afternoon, at Ivereiiioos.  On the 12th day of August. 1!H2. at, in o'clock  in the forenoon, at the Goverinnont Agent's  Ofllce, Fairview.  On the tRUi day of August. 1<I12, at in o'clock  in the forenoon, at Penticton.  Parties who presented claims to the Board in  lillOand have received licences in substitution  of the records need not present any statement  of claim.  Dated at Victoria, B. C. the KSth day of June,  11)12.  By order of the Board of Investigation.  .1. F. ARMSTRONG  Acting Comptroller of Water Bights.  When   writing   Adversers  Mention the Gazette.  Please  _���������___ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. AUG 1,1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  t ��������� ���������  L. A. Clark of Green Mountain  drove over Saturday last.  H. A. Turner, road supervisor, was  in from Fairview Friday.  Joe Bromley of Fair-view was a visitor to Kerenieos over the week.  All kinds of fruit packers anel pickers are 'badly needed.in the district.  Hoy Hargreaves of Penticton is  visiting his father,   A. E. Hargreavi-s.  Mrs. Frank Biu-ndley, left for her  old home in Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday last. '.'-..  Mr. and Mrs. Perrin of Bowelen,  Alta., are visiting their daughter, Mrs.  A. E. Hargreaves.  Mr. anel Mrs], D. J. Innis drove over'  to visit their  parents at Green Mountain Monday last.  Mrs. .lone.'-  and  Gomer came elow n  from Hedley anil  spent the week end  .'���������with Mis. J. A. Blown.  The Keremeos Cycling Club turned  out Sunday. All came- back except  Herb anil he is back-now.  The Unique Theatre Co. put up a  pretty bum show at Ricbter's hall last  Tuesday.    Were you stung?  Our esteemed customs broker has  his eye in  a sling  through  coming in  contact with, some poisoneel oak.  B.' Hoy. Provincial Government  Fruit Tree Inspector, was in town last  week looking over the orchards in the,  elistrict.  Max Swain's Theatrical Company  put up a fairly gooel play before a  largo house at Ricbter's Hall on Saturday last.  Miss Dolly Lindsay of Spokane.  Wash., is spending a pleasant holiday  as the guest of Mrs. E. M. Daly at the  "Willows."  Miss Helga Johnson of Vancouver  came in from the coast Thursday to  .-join her parents. Mr. and Airs. Sam  .Johnson.  Miss Avonia .Tones and Miss Edith  Bradshaw' of Hedley have been guests  of Mrs. J. A. Brown and. also Mrs.  Daly during the past week.  H. R. Spnoner. expert and salesman for the United Typewriter Co.,  Ltd., was in town Saturday looking  after the interests of the Underwood  machine.  Miss Shaw anel Billy Smith of Greenwood were guests of Mrs. Geo. Kirby  over last week   end,  C Jli. Shaw's camp,  ley. on Monelav.  Sunshine all the time. Great haying  weather, all the ranchers are at if.  Peaches line and juicy, apricots nearly all preserved,-plums of all sizes and  descriptions staring you in the face,  apples of different varieties ripe others  following on day by day, pears showing up fine, everything in the garden  is just lovely, vegetables the best ever.  Every rancher is wearing a smile, although it's pretty hot.  Miss Cameron anel Mrs. J. \V. Cameron of Calgary, sister anel nephew's  wife of. Rev. A. H. Cameron, arrived  Friday evening last, to spend a short  vacation in our valley. Miss Cameron's  health has not been at the best of late,  but the few-days here . has : already-  seemed to do her much good. Mrs.  Cameron, who is the wife of.tho manager of the Royal Bank at Calgary, is  enjoying herself immensely and delighted with the .mountains..  What's that ? No more baseball on  Sunday.' Go on that's not right is it?  Sure olel sport duty must be done anel  the law enforced.- Y.ou know you  fellows should not do such a haughty  thing as to play baseball on Sunday.  You should learn at once to play golf,  lawn tennis or croquet then everything will go on nicely. You can walk  around with your- linger in yourmouth  you can riile your bicycle, horse,  motor or aeroplane, walk, laugh, eat,  sing, but nix play ball.  Although there is plenty of activity  in and around Kerenieos during the  fruit season and the majority are as  busy as they can well be, one has only  to look arounil to see a ileal of business which might be got for the town  if residents -would all pull together.  There are certain kinels 'of business  that will not come unless it is gone  after and when we see it going past to  others who have hael the enterprise to  go after it we have no right to blame  those who get it but only ourselves for  our slackness and lack of unity.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. K. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,  Proprietress.  Kercmeos-Peiiticton Mail 'Stasre.  The auto stage leaves Keremeos for  Penticton, Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturday at 5 p.m.  Single"fare $7.50, Return $14.00  The  auto   stage will   run an  excursion  every   Sunday  from Penticton   to Hedley  and   return, leaving ' Penticton��������� at S a. ni.  and, returning leaving Hedley at 4 p.m.  Phone 14, Penticton W. E. Welbv  S F������-R A;V  Do not neglect to spray your trees with  Pendray's Lime Sulphur Solution  Pendray's is endorsed by all tlie leading fruit men  of the province.  We are sole agents for Keremeos and can sell it bv  the barrel or gallon.  1  ���������  i  t  going on   to join  in the Otter Val-  Now is  the  time   to  plan your  trip to the Federal Capital  Cent r a 1  Canada  Exhibition,  monster fair of the east, to  be held jointly with the  DOMINION EXHIBITION  OTTAWA  SEPTEMBER 5th & 6th, 1912  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  HEAL ESTATE (> MINES  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos. B. C.  C.  JE.  SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provin  cial Lanel Surveyor.  Office of It. A. Brown  KEREMEOS       ..-;..  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE  INSURANCE  OFFICE  KEREMEOS. B.C.  SILKS  ra.rge Assortment of choice Silk Dress  ,  'Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right price's  TOHMY SING, Keremeos  We  carry a full line of Garden and Field Seeds.  Five Roses Flour always in stock  !  F.  RICHTER ESTATE  During Herbert's attempt to lower  all records to Similkameen last Similar lie dropped many documents and  papers out of his pocket book which  were luckily picked up by Mr. Mills.  Don't be in such a rush Herbert.  Our minister while practising an  underhand curve thought he woukl  scare the postmaster, anel he did, for  insteael of landing near the spot intended curved too much. Well! Ezra  will be on the job shortly with  another pa(i)ne.  Tom Daly arrived back Monday  after playing anel winning two ball  games by good pitching. "While playing fur Penticton Oroville went down  to him the score- being 0-3. Also while  playing for Vernon tlie following day  Kamloops suffered elel'eatat his hands I  the score being 11-1.  Mr. Parker of Fairview drove over  JSundiiy accompanied by Mrs. Ronald  Ilewatb and child, anel Miss West-  wood of Princeton, who has been  .spending about ten days with Mrs.  He watt. Miss West wood stayed as  the guest of Mrs. Brown for a couple  of days before returning home to  "Princeton.  It is rather a strange commentary  on church union and those who claim  to favor it to find members of one  church who have been out nt another  service heading for home at the same  hour when there is to be a service of  the church with which they have  voted to unite, and vice versa. It is  surely a funny way for unionists to  unionize. Can't we look things squarely in the face and even if we do not  lind it convenient to attend all the  services of both denominations let us  try to show some consistency and try  to cultivate a little of the union spirit  so as to get ready for the great event  in case it "really should take place one  of these elays.  Dominion Grant of $50,000 and many  special grants will be used to improve  every feature. All premiums increased 50 per cent. Association pays freight  on western exhibits. Every province  sending its best from field crop coin-  petitions. Excursions and railway  rates, cut in two, from all points east  of Port Arthur.  KI.'UIT  OHOWI-'KS  Think over displaying your products  at this great 'all-Canada-Exposition.  Special opportunities for enterprising  fruit men. Profit by large prize-s offered.  Hundred Acres of Grounds.  Buildings worth $500,001)  Grand Stand Seals 12.000  New Educational Features.  Horse Races and Vaudeville  Entries close August 20th  Do not decide till you write for prize  list and programme of attractions.  I.. MuMAHON, Secy & Mgr.  2(5 Sparks St.. Ottawa.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  @  m  ������  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ������  ft  ft  ������  ft  ft  ft  ft  FIGURE OUT  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing     ,  -,    - -���������   -     - n  Can you do better with your savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous, than by in  vesting  them  at home in  something  that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such,  big returns on the capital invested.  m  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  We  offer no  R E M E M13 IB re  land.but what has  the  ready on it  water al-      ������  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  w  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  ft KEREMEOS, B.C.  ft  ftftftftftftftftft.ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftSft  NOTICE  SIMILKAMKKX LAND DISTRICT  niS'l'lUCT OK VALK  TAICK Notice that Kmile Jensen, of (Men  Valley. H. (.'.. occupation funnel-, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following elcsei-ibed hinds:���������  Commencing at a post planted (Northwest  cornerl about six chains distant, in a northerly  direction from the Ashnola river and about  seventeen miles from its mouth thence cast <>0  chiiins: thence south '_() chains: thence west HO  chains: thence north -0 chiiins to pointof commencement and containing 120 acres more or  less.  KJIILK .IICXSKX  If. (.'. X. rCtches, agent  Jiiiie-Oth, l!ll_ 28-10  PRINCETON POULTRY URM  PRINCETON, B. C.  Breeders of S. C. White Leghorns  Egg Settings from now on at half  price except No. 3 pen.  Young stock for Sale, March and  April hatched pullets from $1.00 each  anel up. Cockerels from $2.00 to $5.00  each in any quantity.  Address all communications to  T. C. Brooke, Princeton.  KEREMEOS       I  AUTO LIVERY  Tweddle's New 40 horse-power  Case Auto  Leaves Keremeos for Penticton. Monday, Wednesday  and Friday at 4:45 p.m.  Returning, leaves Penticton  Monday, Wednesday and  Friday on arrival of Str.  Okanagan at 7:30 p.m.  $7.50  $14.00  nents for Ti links  anel other Baggage  A First-Class Driver has been  Engaged anel the auto may  he hired at 50c per mile,  minimum rate: for further  particulars apply to  HARRY TWEDDLE  Keremeos Centre       -       B. C  nwstw^Js'^tn^H'^'*^^  sixer.'!* 'KARIS  RETURN"  A i rang':  FOR SERVICE  The  Thoroughbred   Running  Stallion  "Beautifuland Best"  (Canadian Stud Book, No 237)  K  x  H  H  x  K  H  x  ������  x  i  i  X ,  t  t  Plumbing and Heating, Sheet  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,   in -Murdoch's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  DIGNAN & ATKIN  ���������:*-!_  _M  Xi  X���������  -3  ���������S  s  Si  ViiACTicAL Workmen  PRINCETON, B. C.  PltOPJ-IETOKS  * Grease Hit: Wheels!  Will stand for puhlic service at "the  Willows,'' Keremeos, B. C. for the ful  season, 11)12.  Fee for service of mares $10 to insure  Mares may he pastured.  E. M. DALY.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  ���������  ���������  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PRINTERS' INK  This may be applied in different  ways but the two old stand-bys are  judicious advertising in the local  paper and neat stationery printed at  home. The Gazette can suit all reel uirenients.  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