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 AND SIMILKAMB  Volume X.     Number 17.  HEDLEY, B. C...TH'  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [lis years practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. Ij. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,       -      -       B.  C.  ANNUAL REPORT'  Of the British Columbia Portland Cement  Co.���������Abridged Fourth Report  N. Thompson    ��������� i*uo.\*e sbvmouu 5913  MGH. WKSTKKN- CANADA -    "   '  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd:  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Oflices and Warehouse. S47-IW Beatty Street  Vancouver, B..C.  Hedley    niners'    and    nillmen's  Union, No. 161, W. F. of M.  Regular meetings of the Hedley Loca . No.  161 lire* held on the first and third Wednesday  in the month in Fraternity hall and the .second  nnrt fourth Wednesday at the >.". P. "Mine  O. M. Stevkns T. R. Willkv  Prcsidcnt Fin-Secretary.  A. F. & A. M.  RKGUIjAR monthly meetings of  lledloy Lodge No. 43. A. K. & A. M.,  aro held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  CREELMAN,  .,   W. M  . H,  G. FREEMAN  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  l-'.K. IlURlt  Counsel  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity Hall the first Thursday only in the month.  H. G  Fhek.man"  Clerk.  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meetings o  Hedloy Lodge 1744 arc held on  the   third    "Monday    in    every  "���������������*_iW*-J'_S'f?I,10l*'''i ''��������� Fraternity Hull.   Visit  ing brcthcrn are cordially invited to attend.  '���������'"* S. KNOWLKS.AV. M.  C. CHRISTIANA, Sect.  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 20th of each month.  Office  on North   Main   Street.  P. W. GREGORY  . CIVIL KXGINEKR AND BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building Princeton  WalterCIayton  Barrister, Solicitor, Ktc.  MONKY...TO   LOAX  PENTICTON,  B. C.  GREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  At the fourth annual general meeting of the shareholders of I he B.C.  Portland Cement-Go. held in Vancouver em February '1th, the following  was presented :'���������'  TlllSASUliER'S  HTCPOItT  The Fourth Financial'Statement of  the Company presented herewith re-  quires bub little comment or explanation. I wish to call your attention to.  only a few prominent features.  Herewith attached is a eletailed schedule of the receipts and disbursements  anel the Auditor's certifieel statement  of the Assets anel Liabilities. The annual report of the Auditors, Alfred  Shaw *fc Company, is on file in my  office, anel shows that the books anel  official elocunients have been examined  and audited, the balance sheet prepared, and thab everything is as stated  anel in good order.  In general, collections from Bond  anel . Stock subscriptions have been  slow, and'especially haul to collect  during the last six months. The total  collections from Bonds and Stock  amount bo$73.67o'(X), and from other  sources, including Bank advances, $39,-  S2S.G1. Tho disbursements for the past  year amounted to $125,179.39, of which  $59,121.85 has be en paid but for plant  and machinery. The next largest  items of expenditure are: Quary ele-  velopmenb, $11,061.06; Manufacturing,  $14,057.71; and Debenture Interest  $13,293.90.  .. LIABILITIES  Capital increase for the year amounts  to $31,287.s*50, anel Bond increase $48,-  987,50. Interest accrued due January  1st, 1914, is $14,448.85. Sundry creditors include ban!, advances amounting  to $59,000,000, balances due on machinery anel supplies and wages accrued.  ASSETS  Property   and  -equipment   account  amounts  to  $502,220.66,   being an increase of $49,56S,99 during  the year.  Sundry  Debbors' includes note given  by  the  Uniteel  Empire Company for  $30,000,000, other small bills receivable  and open accounts. Inventory includes  stock of cement,   cement clinker, gypsum,  coal anel  materials arid supplies  for "repairs to  machinery.   .Bond  discounts amounts to $187,000.00, and commissions to $30,228.46.     Debenture interest paid out  and accrued amounts  to   $34,605.52.     Experimental   manufacturing inclntles labor,  coal, materials and supplies  used for making" alterations  anel   repairs   to   machinery  anel  plant after   manufacturing   was  actually started.    Hereafter all materials arid  supplies used  for repairs will  be charged   to  maintenance account.  Cement solel  together  with stock   of  cement   and   supplies   on   hand   will  largely offset this item of experimental manufacture.  Detail   schedule  BANQ  ADVERTISER.  V  ���������������*,!_���������' ' I t If i;     I   }   ������������������*,������������������,���������  hi AY  '.O    -,',  AX, APIUL 30.  1914.'  \ h,.  %-l.m. In Advaxck  AT KEREMEOS  Magnificent.Inception Given Mr. Shatford by Electors  'of Riding at Splendid Event  "S*"  IG-H*iN -PL'ATI NU M  The- reception given Mr. L. ,W.  Shatford, M. P.-P.', for the Similkaineen riding, at thedveroineos Hotel,  Keremeos, by his constituents was an  indication eif the ' .popularity and  esteem in which he' is'held by his con-  stitutents. . ,  '.  The day was lmt :_��������� nice one, for it  rained most of the time, but that eliel  not seem to deter thiventhusi-isni a bit  and the event was attended hy representatives from every" part of the constituency, from Rock Creek lo Tulameen anel from Peiitieton to the International Boundary.  About one hundr-'ucll and twenty-five  guests sat down tp'partake of the  princely banquet which the-management of the KorenietVs hotel had pro-  pared. Owing to the large number of  guests present two '\ tables hud to be  set as it was impossible to. seat all at  one sitting in the dining room. After  the seconel table, however, all managed  to finel room to listen' to the toasts and  speeches. ;'  Daniel McCurdy, president of the  Keremeos vConservative Association,  was toast master anel the first toast  called was "Tlie Kh'ig." The toast  "Our.Country" was the next one given  and this was responded to by Mr. W.  A. Mac-Lean who maele an excellent  response which was greetcel with much  enthusiasm. Major' A. Megraw, Inspector of Indian Agencies, also made  an excellent response. The third  toast'being "Our- Guest" Mr. Shatford  arose amid louel applause'to respond.  Mr. Shatford after thanking every  hotly for the honor bestowed upon  him said it was one ' of the proudest  moments in his life to he'present at  this gathering, saying he felt unworthy -of tlK! honov bestowed--upon:  him. "Gentlemen," he saiel, "I appreciate it, I appreciate the confidence  you have had in me and a-m.proud to  say that many things I have worked'  for and am working for have been fulfilled and others coining to pass anel  am proud to know that my efforts are  appreciated." He maele special mention 'son.  e-overnment for this riding for the  continuation of a "good roads"-policy,  anel the expenditure of which hael been  fully jusbifioel and judiciously spent in  the performance of the road work.  Referring to Premier McBriele he said  that, the papers had stated that he had  been slated for the High Commissioner of Canada, and if this came to puss  and- he assumes his duties as such,  bhab this province and the Dominion  would fine! that he would fill the- position with credit to the country. Long  and hearty applause greeted the guest  of the evening nt the conclusion of his  speech.  The Mining toast w.-is responded to  by W. C. McDongall, T. H. Murphy  and G. P.' Jones. The toasf'The Press"  was responded to by J. H. Wiight,  and the. toast to the Ladies by the  banquet in general.  We wish to adel here that the confidence in which this riding helel Mr.  Shatford has been reciprocated by  him in many ways. As soon as the  question of the alteration of the route  of the K. V. railway was made known  to the public Mr. Shatford threw himself wholeheartedly into the work  with the result that the line will be  run through Prinreton and the west  portion of the riding.  Among those present at the banquet  were:  From Tulameen���������Jas. Canning, W.  E. Henderson, Chas. Henderson, J.  Kelly, T. H. Murphy and J. A. Schubert.  From Coalmont���������J. T. Ryan and <H.  Hertell.  From Princeton���������Frank Bailey, S.  R. Gibsoii, B. M. Manfield. W. C. McDongall, Neil McFadden, J. J. Priest,  C.rE. Thomas, Herbert Thomas, Geo.  Wardell, J. M. Wright.   '-'���������.  From Hedley - H. D. Barnes, E. D.  Boeing,' J. D. Brass, H. G. Freeman,  F.H. French, Ray Hilliard,'G.P. Jones,  Win. Lonsdale,; W. A. McLean, Geo.  Sproule, Homer McLean, A. "Winkler.  From  Rock  Creek���������Henry Nichol-  Attention  is  Being  Paid to Alluvial Deposits in Similkameen--Discarded  in Early Days  Gentlemen's Ilaircntting  IS AN ART  Every man who has his hair cut  at this place will tell hi friends  Satisfaction guaranteed  Hot and Cold' Baths  of bills payable,  Sundry Creditors and Organi/.ntion  Expenses are includeel in the Auditors'  report, which can be seen at tho office  of the Company. I shall always be  pleaseel to exhibit our recorels anel  books of account to any of our shareholders of record, or their duly authorized agents, when requested.  . Claiiuncr R. Brigc's,  Treasurer'.  IHLLIAI.D'S BARBER- SHOP  FlgMIINQ   RODS  -atnd JRishing Tackle  We  carry a full lino of all  that  the   fisherman  -    needs    -   -    -    -  g-oods  fietlleij Drug & Book Store  lH_-cJley������ O. C  TllK  I'RKSIDKNTS   A DDK EMS  Following  the financial   reports,   I  wish to make a few general statements  relative to the affairs'of the Company.  Financial  affairs  during  the year, as  you all are well aware, have been anything but satisfactory.   Your directors  have had  to give   consielerable   time  and labor to the financing of the Company's affairs.   Collections from bonds  and stock subscriptions   have failed to  meet  the expenditures as  they shoulel  have done, if all past due accounts had  been  paid.    Other  means of securing  funds have been used in order to bring  about the completion of the plant and  put it on an operating basis.  The Treasurer's report shows that  $73,075.00 have been collected eluriiig  the year from subscriptions to bonds  and stock. There still remains unpaid,  about $55,000.00, nearly all of which is  past elue anel will be difficult to collect,  because of the tightness of the money  market. The. United Empire Com-  Coiitinucrt on Pafre Two  of the  thorough   way  the  committee  had handleel the evening and he highly complimenteel    Mrs. Kirov* on  the  sumptuous spread   which hael been set  before the guests.   Taking up the conditions of the riding he was pleased to  see  the progress and   the   wonderful  developments  in the  agricultural and  mineral pursuits which had been made  and   the still greater possibilities   eif  further developments  in these fields.  He  said that wonderful progress was  being made in the development of the  several properties from the AVest Fork  of Kettle Kiver on the east to Summit j  Camp on the  west and said it would  not   be   long  before   many   of   these  woulel  lie   put on  a.  sound   shipping  basis.     He also said that with the ael-  vent of the K. V. and   V. V. & E. railways connecting  up with Vancouver  anel  the coast cities they would open  up greater-  markets for our products.  He spoke of the vast  timber resources  of  the province  anel the large industries   which   were   made   from    that  source.   He spoke of the roads and the  large appropriations granted   by  the  From Fairview���������D. Braithwaite, J.  Bromley, Joe Graham. Win. Haines,  C .Tweedie, F. B. Wilmot and R. H.  Roelgers.  From Okanagan Falls���������W. Arnott  J. Davis, N. McLean, Y. O. Kitley.  From Kaleden���������A. S. Hatfield. W.  H. Bedelell.  From Penticton���������L. A. Clarke, A.H.  Kelly, Chas. Greer, Tom Johnson, J.1  Mahoney, G. H. E. Hudson, W. H.  Hain, G. R. Mason, J. R. Mitchell,  W. A. McKenzie, John Power, C.A.O. ���������  Stewart, II. A. Turner, Dr. White  ' and F. Williamson.  From Keremeos���������J. J. Armstrong,  J. AV. Armstrong. J. A. Brown. O. II.  Carle, R. H. Carmicheal, R. L. Cawston, R. C. Clarke, Wm. Daly, M.  Daly, T. W. Coleman, H. 0. N. Etches,  C. S. Ferris, J. Grainger, R. B. Hogg,  Ed. Lee, E. Mills, G. E. Emory, D.  McCurdy. S. II. G. McCurdy, R. J.  McCurdy, D. McEachern, J. D. Taylor,  W. Thompson, J. M. _"oung and H. 15.  Parsons, and main* others were present, but it was impossible to get the  names of all.  RUSH WORK ON K.V.R.  Half of Grading on Joint Section  Complete���������Track-laying on Hill Line  Will Be Commenced in  August  Vancouver, B. C, April. 23.���������More  than half of the grading work on: the  joint section of the Hope mountain  route has been completed anel with the  exception of a three-mile stretch grading work is now proceeding on the  entire section of the Kettle Valley railway between Hope and Coquahalla  summit.  There are now 1,800 men spread  along this line and tho number is being still further augmented.  The section in 3S miles in length and  and was only started late last summer.  Operations have been prosecuteel with  the outmost vigor all through the winter in the face of the, most elifficult  physical handicaps.  Grading gangs are working on the  last link of the Kettle Valley railway,  ���������which will afford connections with the  Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern at  Princeton and nearly two-thirds of the  grading has been completed on the  27-mile section of the latter line between Princeton and Otter Summit.  About 200 men are working on the  Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern northwest of Princeton and it is expected  thab grading will bo completed and  track-laying started by the mieldle of  August. The section probably'will be  ready for traffic late this autumn.  Benefits Local People  Hedley people have discovered that  A SINGLE DOSE of simple buckthorn  bark, glycerine, etc., as compouneleel in  Aeller-i-ka, the German appendicitis  remedy, removes gas on the stomach  and constipation AT ONCE. F. M.  Gillespie, druggist.  Consielerable attention is now being  paiel to the-alluvial deposits 'of the  Similkameen and Tulamee-n rivers in  southern Briti.-h Columbia, owing to  the fact that the Tulameen district  has the richest platinum deposits on  the North American continent, anil  partly in view of the high price which  platinum has attained and the scarcity  of the metal.  The rise of the'price of the metal is  probably elue to its extended uses iu  the; setting of precious jewels, for  which purpose it is better adapteel  than golel. In addition to its value  for jewelry, platinum is in such ele-  mand in the arts, as for electric,  chemical and scientific apparatus anel  other uses, that scientific men say ib  must be found, as there is nothing  else known to lake its place.  That platinum exists in economic  quantity in British*-CoIiiinb"a placers  is evident fiom bhe leturns officially  recorded. The (jeole)gical survey gives  the* production from the year 1887 up  to 1902 at a total value of $44,972. The  records available are, however, very  imperfect. In those days, too, noboely  paid any attention to platinum, re- ,  garding it as worthless and the prices  ranged from 50c to $3.50 per ox.  The Similkameen country has for  years been known as a. rich mineral  elistrict and the Tulameen river is its  main west fork.  While the Similkaineen river was  found .rich only in spots, the early  place*r miners in the sixties got richer  and larger returns from the Tulameen. The largest golel nugget found  eluriug the Granite creek excitement  was reported to he- worth- about $350,  while .sevcralaiuggets;,,ranging.inrv_ihier\--  froin $80,to $150 were picked up from  tilh heels of the Tulameen river and  its tributaries. Several conflicting re--  ports are made 'on: the'-estimated-'output of gold from the 'Granite creek  arid Tulameen diggings during and  long after the rush of miners from  the California goldfields to the Tula-,  liieen.  They evidently all made good and  spenb their golel dust as fast as they*  niaele their daily clean-ups. This has:  been corroborated by the. few old  timers who returned to this district at  the close of the Cariboo excitement,  which was the direct cause of the  general exoelus of miners from the  Tulameen and Rock creek into the.  far north.  The   Similkaineen    and   Tulameen  rivers   have    been    for  many   years  famous for the  remarkable    quantity  of   black    sands .contained    in   -the  gravels, which,   all more  or  less eon-  tain  gold  and -platinum.    C. F. Law,  who  knows  the   district,    places  the  production'  of    platinum   from    the-  Tulameen and its   tributaries at 20,000  o/.s.   The    black    platiniferous sands  held    in   the  riffles and sluice  boxes  were regarded as nf  no value in those  days and  were thrown away.    For instance,  according  to  the Mineral   Industry, platinum   was  selling  in Russia in   1S98 at $7.75  to  $S.75  pe- oz.  Today it is quoted in New   York  at  $45.50 for  refined   metal and  $4S per  oz.   for  hard   metal.    This represents  an average increase   in   price  of over  50  per cent,   per annum,  or 000 percent,    in    10   years.    The   Tulameen  platinums are classed  as hard metals.  Hugh Hunter, tliegolcl commissioner  at   Princeton,    has    some   very  nice  specimens of  platinum   nuggets,  also  the British  Columbia Platinum  company  of Vancouver, which  has been  operating on  some  of  the leases for  a number of years.  0. IS. Lee of Seattle is at present  examining the placer leases held by  Messrs. Coulthard <fc Snowelen Bros.  of Princeton. This mining company is  employing men on these diggings and  will make a thorough test of the  ground for gold and platinum on (ho  Roancy leases. C. Lambert is preparing to work his ground on Granite  creek. He has several nice specimens  of gold he recently took out.  When   writing Advertisers    Please  Mention the Gazette. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, APRIL 23,  1914.  &   _  aze  and  ,: Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year..' ;...........; ...':'.......S'-MKi  "   ( Cnl ted Stat os I.;  .   ....--'.o'l  Advertising Rates  "Measurement, 1- linos to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certitic.ites of improvement, etc.  ,      $7.00 for liO-iluy notices, and $3.00 for ao-dny  notices.    -  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, S1.00 for one insertion, ii cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch.  10 cents per line for lirst insertion. nnd o  cents per line for eaeh subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  Sl.-.->; over 1 inch and up to 1 inches,.81.00  per inch pernionth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space thiui  four inches, oil  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on si/.e of space and length  : r    of .time. v,      '  W. C.MARTIN. Manag'tig Editor.  Full Moon  10  ^_>    New Moon  ������                  -5  Last quar.  17  &     Kirst quar.  1914  A PR I  _      ,       1914  Sun. Mon.  Tucs. Wed.  Tlui. fri. Sat.  r  2       3       4  5       (i  ���������7       3  9     10    ii  12     1,3  14     15  lti      17     IS  10     20  21      22  23     24     25  211     27  2S "-   2d  30 .-'-,-  DOMINION FINANCES IN  SOUND CONDITION  Tlie third budget of the , Borden  government is in eveiy respect and in  the fullest, sense a people's budget.  The story of financial stability of trade  expansion, and of the splendiel manner  in which the Dominion of Canada  passed through a year of world wide  financial sti ingency was gratifying to  the people of Canada and a. lasting  credit to the Borden guvernment.  Despite the financial depression of  the past year, Hon. Mr. AVhite was  able to present, in his speech, astate-  lnent which shows that the position  of the Dominion was never better, anel  that the present finance minister has  ably and skilfully- brought the ship of  state safely through a perioel of commercial difficulty. The revenue fertile year was $103,000,000 anel the expenditure $120,500,000, leaving a surplus of revenue over and above the  amount required for.expenditure upon  current account of no less than $36,-  500,000.  There are a. number of important  features in the finance minister's pronouncement which are of special interest. There is the announcement  that the revenues have been and will  be in the coining year sufficient to  meet all expenditures.  ANNUAL REPORT  Continued from Page One  pany liave been unable to pay us their  share of the cost of the. railway spur  . and bridge, amounting to approximately $35,000.00; we hold their note  for $30,000.00 of this amount. Failure  to receive moneys from these and  oilier accounts elue us has maele it  impossible to pay balances elue on machinery anel suppliesand furnish working capital to operate the plant. To  meet pressing needs, adelitional bank  aelvances were secured, notes were  . given to creelitors, anel in some instances our bonds have been eleposited  to furnish adelitional security.  At a regularly calleel meeting of the  bondholders, held on December 20th,  the financial condition of the Company  was placed before them by the elirec-  tors. After a thorough anel careful  consideration of the Company's needs,  the bondholders gave their unanimous  consent to the plan of allowing the  Company to obtain additional funds  by way of a loan or otherwise, an  amount not to exceed $150,000.00 in  addition to sums already borrowed,  by way of mortgage bonds and to secure the same by giving trust deed or  mortgage to rank in priority to the  trust deed or mortgage, securing the  present issue of bonds. At a meeting  of the shoreholelers helel subsequently,  the required by-law was passeel authorizing the directors to secure the  new loan upon the most favorable  terms and conditions that they could  obtain in order to pay off current  liabilities and supply working capital.  The directors have accordingly decided to issue a series of preference  bonds having a  prior  claim on  the  assets of the Company, considering  that this wo-.ilel be the best and surest  way of interesting investors under-  present financial conditions. AVe trust  that the present bondholders and  shareholders will take advantage of  the opportunity that will be given to  subscribe for- this preference issue and  thus give the Company the immediate  financial aid that is necessary. As soon  as funds are received from this source,  present floating inelebleelness can be  wi|)ed out and working capital will  then be available.  I take pleasure in slating that the  plant is now completed and that the  quality of our product is first class,  being equal to any cement in B. -C.  Construction woik on the: plant was  not hurrieil faster than the, receipts of  our funds would allow, coi-fcqiiently  experimental manufacturing was not  started until about the Sth of July.  After a short run. it was found thab a  number of minor changes had to be  maele in speeds of pulleys and in convoying- anel' elevating machinery, in  'order to get the desired results. In  August tlie plant had to be ������hut down,  when it was discovered that the brick  used in the boiler settings were giving  way and allowing the boilers to settle.  It was fo'uiid. thal-lhe brick used was  of inferior quality. On the advice of  our Superintendent and Chief Engin-  eei, after they had consulted the Boiler Inspector,- it was decidetl to rebuild  the entire brick settings, under the  ���������boilers' and at the same, time to finish  all other alterations anil repairs that  were found necessary in the machinery  I thiouglmiit- the plant.  Dining thefiist trial run, the United  Enipiie Company were unable ta furnish us with more than about one-  quarter of our coal requirements, anel  we hael to purchase our fuel from  another mine, at a much higher price  than our contract with the United  Empire Company called for. The manager of the United Empire Company  bad been given due notice of our requirements, but on account of having  insufficient development work done,  they could not get out the necessary  tonnage. AVe were informed that sufficient work woulel be done on "the  coal tunnels dining the time we woulel  be closed to give us full coal capacity  on starting our operations again.  Although our plant was closeel down  until October, yet they were unable  even at this time to furnish all the  coal required'. This company has been  doing considerable work on their mine,  anel we now hop? to get all the coal  needed as soon as we stait continuous  operations.  The plant was again started up in  October, but as stated above, the coal  situation brought a stop to our operations until about December the first  when a large quantity of coal had  been accumulated. The machinery now  seems to be in gooel working, order,  except the preliminary grinders, known  as the Emerick Ball Pulverizers, with  the attached air separators. AVe found  thab bhe greatest trouble occurred at  the finishing end, where the cement  clinker was somewhat hard, ariel these  machines .proved to have frequent  break-downs, anel much time was lost  in making repairs and replacing broken parts, besides not being able to secure much more than half the quantity  that bhey are . supposed to produce.  Since these machines were represented to produce a definite capacity, use  a certain amount of horsepower, and  that repairs woulel be small, both by  the manufacturers and by Mr', W. J.  Budd, who selected the machines, we  have refused to settle for them. About  the 10th of December the quantity of  coal supplied by the United Empire  Company was insufficient to keep our  plant operating, and as coal purchased  from another mine in tho vicinity  made the cost of production high, and  as we hael insufficient capital to continue operations, it was thought best  to close down for the present, especially as at this season of the year the  demand for cement is small. The coal  company in the meantime are going  ahead with further development work  and state that they will make every  effort to supply sufficient coal to meet  our requirements.  The machinery installed in the plant  is now in good condition, with the exception of the above-mentioned machines, anel steps are now being taken to correct this on short notice. We  wish especially that so far as possible, all shareholders will avail themselves of the first opportunity to personally visit the works. Those that  have visited to date have come away  well satisfied that the plant���������except  as above-mentioned���������is first-class  and should be a money maker for the  shareholders.  During the year extensive development work has been carried oh in our  quarry   in order to   secure   a large  Continued on Page four  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  COAL milling rights of the Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the-Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in a, portion of the Province of J'ri-  tish Columbia, may be leased for n term of,  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 tin  acre. Not more than ..oHO acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to thu Agent or Sub-Agent  of tin* district in which the rights applied for  are situated. '  In surveyed territory the land must be described by suctions, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be slaked out by tho applicant  himself. ' .  Kucli application must be accompanied by a  fee of Su which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not. available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of thomino at the rate of live confe*  pur ton  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn rutlirns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  and nay tho royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights are not being operated, such returns  should be furnished _t least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  be considered necessary for the working of the  mine at the rate of 310.00 an acre.  For full information-application should be  made tothe Secretary or the Department of  the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. XV. (JOKY.  Deputy "Minister of the I nterior.  X.Ji.-Uuaiitlioi-iiicd publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. iMiin  WATER NOTICE  THE BANK OF  78 Years in Business.   Capital and Surplus $7,786,666.  AN AID TO BUSINESS-LIKE FARMING ,  In the financial end  of your farming operations  the -  Bank of  British  North  America wants to be  of defi- "~  nite service to you,  just as it is  to financial men  in the -     ;  largest firms and corporations,    Open both Current and  ���������  Savings Account, and avail yourself fully of our services.  Hediey  Branch, -        -        C. P. Dalton, Manager  Wat-ch Our Show Windows  and See t>he Fine Line of  Goods we carry m Stock.  1  Notice, of Application for the Approval of  Works.  TAKE NOTICE that The Daly lioducfcion  Co., Ltd, of Dudley, HA'., will apply to  the Comptroller of Water Rights for the approval of the plans of tho works to be constructed for the utilization of the water from the  .Siinilkameen river,- which the applicant is.  by Permit No, 2lo authorized to take, store and  use for power purposes.  The plans and particulars i-cquii-cd by subsection (l) of seel ion 70 of the "Water Act" as  amended have been lllcd with the Comptroller  of Water Rights at Victoria and with the  Water Recorder at Princeton, li. C.  Objections to the application may be filed  with the Comptroller or Water Rights, Parliament Buildings. Victoria.  Dated at Hedley, 1J.C, this l-th day of March,  IM I.  GOMER V. JOMKS  Agent oflthc Applicant.  FRASER BLOCK  HEDLEY, B.C.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  ijDliJIDi^^  m  m  m  m  IH  You Can Thank  Advertising  NEXT time you step into the corner store,  take a look around. Of all the articles  on the shelves, how many were on your  shopping list five years ago? Make it ten  years* and you will find that most of the  things you buy to-day���������and could not do  without���������were not even made then.  m  m  m  m  m  m  [___  m  m  m  i__j  [G_J  You men and women who buy  things, let this sink in. You are  better men and women because of  advertising. You eat more wholesome food. You wear better clothes.  Your home is better furnished. You  have cleaner and more sanitary,  houses. You read better books and  magazines. You seek more healthful amusements.  Your whole standard of living has  been raised ��������� and why? Because  the men who make these better  things are telling you that you will  be more comfortable, happier and  healthier if you use these higher  grade goods.  It is advertising that makes it  possible for you to buy "the best"  right at your corner store. It is  advertising that encourages the  inventor to make new comforts and  new utilities and enables you to buy  them almost immediately after they  are perfected.  J. J. Hill says this "high living"  costs more. True for J. J.���������but  it is worth more. And leaving the  cost aside, do you want to go back  to buying jam out of a pail, oatmeal  out of a barrel, raisins out of sticky  boxes, or tea exposed in an open  chest?  Do you  regret the money  paid for a Player Piano?  you  Would you forego the new style  razor?  Isn't a Tungsten worth a thousand  candles?  Would you now be enjoying these  if enterprising manufacturers had  not told you about them in their  advertisements ?  m  Isn't life brighter because we have new  and higher standards of living?  Let us thank advertising for it.  Advice regarding your advertising problems is available through any good advertising agency or the Secretary of the Canadian Press Association, Room 503,  Lumsden Building, Toronto. Enquiry involves no obligation on your part���������-  so write if interested.  lijlilllll^^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE APRIL 23, 191 -1  Towi- and District.  Mr. G. P. Jones loft on Tuesday for  Grand 'Forks.  Mr. W. Manery wits'a visitor trj town  on Monday.  Miss Emily   Jackson    le-ttirnoel   on  Wednesday from a visit to Seattle.  ; Messrs. A.  Suiitlierani and M. Bar-  celo were visitors to Hedley over Sunday.  t Mrs. G. H. Sproule and Mrs. C. P.  'Dalton   went to  Keremeos on   Tlmrs-  ���������' ,. fifty.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Grieves returned on  Tuesday from a week's visit to Spokane.  ���������Dr.  and Mrs.   McEwen anel   Miss  ' 'Beak'  were  visitors  to  Princeton   on  Friday last.  -Mrs. Logsden and daughter, Mildred,  were visitors to Hedley for a couple of  days tli is week.  iDnne. Wooers returned to Heelley on  -Tuesday after- an absence* of about  four months.  : /Mrs. J. D. Brass returned home  on Saturday after a six weeks' visit  to the prairie's.  L. W. Sliatford ,M. P, P., and road  - 'supervisor Turner were in town for a  few hours on Friday.  ���������' Eggs are 15 cents in Oroville. This  is the low water mark for that popular  article of consumption in the records  of the Oroville market.  A dance will be given in the Fraternity Hall on Friday evening under the  auspices of ,the baseball club. Everybody come and help the boys along.  Mr. L. W." Shatford, M. P. P., ac-  coiripanicel by roael supervisor Turner  went up the valley on .Sunday to take  a look over his constituency. He returned on Wednesday.  ���������Mr. G. P. .Tones took Mr. Shatford  arid Mr. Turner over to Penticton on  Friday. He also met Mrs. Jone-s anel  Gorner, who were returning from a  few weeks' visit to the const.  . fMr. F. H. French took a run over to  Penticton in his car on Wednesday  last to bring over Mr. -Mr. L. W. Shatford. He was accompanied on the  way out by Geo. French who was  going to Vernon.  Major- A. Megraw was a visitor- to  Hedley for-a few hours on Friday of  lust weeK. He was over to Keremeos  ���������attending the banquet and took a riiir..  up to Hedley to see his old friends  here. He returned to Penticton with  Mr. Jones in the company's ear.  The Revelstoke Re view,is the latest  addition to British Columbia journalism, the first issue of which has reached our table. The Review is healthy  looking, original in style and brightly  edited, and shoulel prove an important  factor in developing Revelstoke and  elistrict.  Those who attendee! the banquet in  Keremeos on Thursday evening last  were : Messrs. G. P. Jones, A. Winkler, W. Lonsdale, H. D. Barnes, Ray  Hilliard, E. D. Boeing, J. D. Brass,  G. H. Sproule, W. A. McLean, H. Mc  Lean, H. G. Freeman and F. H.  French.  On Saturday evening  the town was  plunged   into   darkness owing   to  a  break in the Hume eauseel by a rock  coaming down  and punching a hole in  the   bottom  of  it.    Before the  water  could be turneil oil' it had washed the  foundation  anel   flume  out for a   dis  tance of  nearly  eighty feet.    This   is  not the largest break that has  oe'eur-  od, but it is one of the most disaster  nils'.    The   water    rushetl   down   the  mountain  side and down in front of  the hospital  and into some  of the cellars on   the   east side   of the creek.  Work was started  immediately to repair  the  break and   the  water    was  again   turned into   the  flume  on   Fri  day.  ���������    BASEBALL MATCH*  EXT  Princeton   Visits   Hedleys   and   Defeats  Local Team by a Score of 15 to 9  On Sunday afternoon a match game  of baseball was played between Princeton and Pleelley. The Princeton team  drove elown on Sunday morning anel  were given some time to limber up before the game was called. Heelley  was shy of three of the regular, players 'and were somewhat handicapped  by the loss of their pitcher who  was sick and unable to play.  Princeton went first to bat anel managed to get a couple of runs in their  half of the innings while Hedley se-  011 red four. In the next innings neither Princeton or Heelley were able to  score. After that it was all Princeton  all the way through although in the  sixth innings' the local team tigain  made a desperate rally and succeeded  in getting five runs anel tying up the  score.  The game was very loosely played  by both sieles and the errors were  many, but as this was the first game  of the season and the teams have not  hael much practice there was pome  excuse. A return game will likely be  played in Princeton this coming Sunday.  Hedley has a bunch of gooel looking  recruits who should get out and get  a little more practice and they are  likely a secure a position em the regulars.  Shorty Wagner umpired the game  to the satisfaction eif both te*ams.  The line-up was as follows:  Princeton Hedley  VVaddeir 2nd base Martin  Hugliy '   ��������� -.   centre field   Messenger  Petrie pitcher McLean  Hertell catcher       Robertson  Russell 1st base Bowlan  Brown shortstop       Coriigan  Johnson 3rd base,        Sullivan  Rube right field        Hansen  Osborne .- left field.. .    Anderson  Princeton���������2 0 3 10 2 10 3 ���������15  Hedley     -1000 05 0 0 0-9  METEOROLOGICAL.  Herrings  in   Tomato   Sauce   and    Kippered   Herring,  regular 25c a tin.    ALL  NEXT WEEK we will sell at  15 c per  ���������   WALL,. PAPER    -  A Large Stock of New and Up-to-date patterns-All  Next Week at 20 per cent: Discount.  m  I  You ought to have one of our O Cedar  Mops.    Very handy and the price  is easy���������$1.50  Frank Bailey was a visitor in town ���������  on Thursday of last week. This is the I  first time he has been able to get any  distance from home since he broke his  leg last fall. He went from here to  Kerenieos where he took in the banquet given in that town in honor of  Mr. Sliatford.  On Tueselay morning Jimtiiie Steves,  and old Indian living near Bromley's,  was founel elead on the Hedley-Prince-  ton road between here and his home  by Jiininie Jamieson. He was in town  on Monday anel left for home about  _ o'clock. Deceaseel hael suffered a  stroke of paralysis a short while ago  and it is not known whether he had  another on his. way home and fell out  of the rig or not.  During the past week the work on  the power dam has been making good  headway anel the work will soon be  all complete. The breaking of the  coffer dam nearly a month ago has  held the work back more than it was  lit first anticipateel. The work of. putting in the fish ladder and the head-  gate for the flume is nearly finished  anel this week the cement mixer was  again started and the work of filling-  in the abutment on the west shore  with cement was started. At the present time only one shift is at work.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending.  Apr IS, 191_:  AT THK MINE.  Maximum  Apr 12 . &*>  13 .. 36  14 ... 50  15 ..54  10 .. 12  17 .. 10  IS           ������������������         17  j Average maximum temperature 13.43  Average minimum do        24.57  Mean temperature 34.  Rainfall for the week     .00 inches.  Snowfall       '        "        6.00  Minimum  23  16  25  30  25  25  2S  COrtBESl'ONDI.VG WEEK Ob* LAST YEAH  Highest maximum teniperatnre 55.  Average maximum do 16.28  Lowest minimum do 23.  Average minimum do 25.S5  $250.00 will buy a Olioiee  Residential Building- Lot on  Da ly Avenue  Mean  do 36.00  AT THE MILL.  Maximum        Minimum  59        ������������������ 33  ..48        .. 30  03        .. 32-.  6S        .. 48  54 S3  56        . . 32  03 36  Apr 12  13  14  15  10  17  18  Average maximum temperature 5S.71  Average minimum do 35.57  Mean do 47.11  Rainfall for tho week       .05 inches  Snowfall        "       " .00  COHKESl'O.VDINO WEEK OK LAST VEAR  Highest maximum temperature 77 _  Average elo elo 65.57  Lowest minimum elo 33._  Average do do 37.57  Mean elo 51.57  Don't Pay Out Good Money for Rent When You  Can Own a House of Your Own  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.  F..-H. French, Secretary and Manager        . HEDLEY, B. C.  MMfeM^feMM'MratoterafefcMicMv  ������  EGGS FOR HATCHING  \VJ_   guarantee   our  Single   Comb  White Leghorns to satisfy the most  critical.     A , trial   will convince you  that they will outlay any other breed.  $1.50 per Setting of 15 eggs.  T. C. Bkooke,  Princeton Poultry Farm  WATER ACT 1914  Notice of Application for Approval  of Undertaking;  TAKE NOTICE thab the Daly Reduction Co..  * Limited has filed with the Comptroller  of Water Rights a Petition for the approval of  tho undertaking of tho Company, anil that tho  said Petition will bo heard ii_ tho oflico of the  Board on a day to bo fixed by tho Comptroller:  and furthor take notice that any interested  porson may file an objection thereto in tho  oflico of tho Comptroller of Water Rights, Government Buildings, Victoria, or in tho office of  tho Water Recorder of tho District at Princo-  ton.  Dated at Hedley, B. C, this 1st day of April,  191-,    G OMER P. JONES,  Agent of the Applicant.  Grand Union|  Hotel  HEDLEY,  British Columbia  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  x  I A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor.  n������*������*������>w?������^^*n������i?H8?H>ti������^r!s������t*?t^ws  %  Plumbing* and Keating', Sheet   '%  1 x  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,   in ���������iMurdock's blacksmith shop.'  _?���������  x    Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  I H. DIGNAN I  I    Practical Workmen Proprietors    |  ������ PRINCETON, B. C. I  x x  PflLftGE  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   H. O,  IT A  ?ood stock of Horses and Rigs on  land.    IT Orders for Teaming  promptly attendeel to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phono 1J.  D. J.  INNIS Propi-ioto  ieatt?������?iw������8?������^������i������^it������?������?8?������������?������������������������ri������t������?������?_.  General  BURR  Blacksmith  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  ���������   Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  HiaynesSt., Hedley.  ������W^W^S������585������1������S������n������l������J������_lJelBS������St?������^JoJ������������_  RUB THE HEDL'   ,       -\ZETTE.. APRIL 80. 191-1.  'fei  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen���������Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  (Jet your (lulling tackle at Ezra, _il ill's  hard ware store.  l.verytliing in the fruit line is progressing favorably.  Mrs. L. A. Keeler and Mrs. Sinclair  were visitors to Pi-iiticlon last week.  William lilackwood of Vernon is  building the residence of I.. I). Fargo,  iSli*. Sproule and Mrs. Daltou of  Heelley wen- visitors to town last  Thursday.  Mrs. Williaid Voung and daughter  were visitors to Oroville. Wash.. over-  Friday evening.  A ten thousand dollar rain fell on  Monday last causing considerable excitement among the natives.  Jack Thomas accompanied by Pete  Bromley left to ilo assc-iucnt work  on bis claims in the Lower Similkaineen.  William Rucks after being over  seven years with the Keremeos Land  Co. returneil to his home at Mission  City last week.  Miss Quaeelvlii-g returned to the  home of her parents after spending a  lew mouths with Dr. and Mrs. Scliil-  straat Kerenieos Centre.  Mr. Manery has traded his stallion,  Diplomat, for an Imported French  Coach Stallion lately owned by the  .Kettle River Coach Horse. Association.  W. II. Armstrong and Mrs. Ann-  strong of Vancouver arrived in Keremeos on Tuesday accompanied by Mr.  tJe-orge Armstrong and his daughter,  Alice, of Medicine-Hat, Alta.  G. II. E. Hudson of Kelowna anel  Penticton was in town Wednesday  anel Thursday. He took some pictures  of the' banejiiet and an assembly of the  guests outside of the Kerenieos Hotel.  Chief Constable Simpson of Greenwood was in the elistrict a couple of  elays last week. While here he installed a new constable for this district by  the name of Bowen, late of Yale, B.C.  Word has been received of the  death of Miss Carrie Leailbcttcr, at  Sunny Isle, Sask.. on Gooel Friday.  It will be reinenibereel that the young  lady visiteel here three years ago at  the home of her grand parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Matt-ice.  Art Thompson anil a number of his  friends autoeel into the Similkameen  last Wednesday for a change of climate.  He nearly smashed the record beV  tween Hedley and here by making the  trip in thirty-live minutes. ���������'Gordon  Pyne is holder having done the elis-  tance from Kerenieos to Heelley in  thirty-three. AVe would advise no  one to try to better this as they are  liable to break  more than the record.  building operations. The demand will  keep all local plants in British Columbia busy for the coming season, and  undoubtedly considerable cement will  also have to be imported. We ex peel  to get our share of the business.  I wish to thank I he shareholders for  the confidence that they have placed  in the men composing the Directorate,  and especially the Executive Committee, who have had the eli reef overseeing of the work connected with the  Company during the past year.  There have also been some conditions to face and unforseen problems  to overcome, which have tested the  ability of the OlHcers anel Directors; but with your co-operation anil  finanic.-il atel the Company sboulel  make steady progress during the  cemiing year.  J. A.   H.VHVKY,  President.  J. A: BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS DIUIKISHAOB,  KIKE   INSURANCE  OFFICI.  KEREMEOS. B.C.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. li. Station  ���������  MRS.   A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SHOCKING  TRAGEDY  ANNUAL  REPORT  Continued from t'lij-c Two  working face of .limestone. This development will have to continue for  some time to make possible*, the safest  and most economical working conditions. As the limestone constitutes  about fotir-lifths of the raw {material  that enters into the inaiiufact  Portland Cement, it is our intention to  place the quarry in such condition that  we can get all the rock, required at  the minimum of cost.  We have been shipping our product  to Vancouver and many  points in the  Boundary country,    such  as Nelson,  Trail,   Greenwood   and other   points,  where it is being used iu both Government and private work.    Wo are now  in hopes that with  the completion  of  the  Kettle    Valley    Railway  to   our  yyorks, we will  .soon lie able to outer  the Okanagan and Fraser .River districts.    Since the la rill' on cement  has  been removed on cement expor-te-el  to  the United  States,   wo can now ship  to many points   in   Washington  over  the newly completed line of the Great  . Northern  Railway,   which    has  been  built from Oroville to Wenatchee, and  we   can    compete   successfully   with  plants located in the State of Washington.   With tho completion of the Great  Northern and Kettle Valley Railways  to the coast, wo will also be able to receive  greater   profits  on   cement sold  on   the  coast.    The  average  price at  the mill has run   about $2.00 per  barrel and we would be able to more than  maintain    this     average    in  , selling  to most of the markets in our territory.  The demand for cement for the coming season is good, and   there  will  be  large  Government and   railway  contracts to fill,   as   well  as  considerable  cement that will be used in Vancouver  This community was greiviously  shocked Thursday morning upon  learning of the suicitle of Miss Ruth  Strong, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.  A. Strong, which occured at Chesaw  some time during Wednesday, anel  news of which was conveyed by te.le-  phone to the father anil brother at  this place  Wedneselay evening.  This case is one of the saddest of  record in this  county.   About a year-  ago Miss  Strong  was engaged  to  be  married   to Elmer Gassert,   a   worthy  young man  living near Chesaw,  anel  the wedeling was soon  to take  place.  Mr. Gassert was taken ill, and physicians pronounced   his   ailment incurable.    His sickness, and the  trial that  his condition was to his mother, preyed upon the young man's mind anel in  a moment of   mental aberration   he  took his own life.   The tragic death of  her betrothed was a blow  from which  Miss  Strong    never   recovered.    She  could not be  consoled.   Time  elid not  alleviate her sorrow  and nothing that  the  family could  do  coulel  turn  her  mind from her loss.    She  made several visits to the grave from Republic,  where she  has   been   living  with  her  mother for the past   three years.    She  had   evidently   been    contemplating  self-destruction,  for  the  act  was deliberately  planned.    Tuesday evening  she  airived  at Chesaw  on   the  west  bound train from Republic.    "Wednesday she secured a vehicle at Chesaw  and drove to the cemetery alone.    Not  returning toward evening an acquaintance went tothe cemetery and found  the  unfortunate girl  dead  upon   the  grave of her lover.    Death was due to  poison.  The   deceased was  well  known   in  Oroville,  where   she  lived   with  her  parents for some two years.    She was  a sweet, winsome young girl, developing into a capable and char-ruing young  women, beloved by all who knew her.  Her shocking and   untimely death  is  deplored by a large  circle  of friends,  and the sympathy of  the community  goes out to   the striken   family.    The  deceased    was    only    some    eighteen  years of age,   and  was  born in   Alex-  "u:i1'1,11, j andra, Minn., coining to Oroville with  'I'0  "     her family some live years ago.���������Oroville Gazette.  J. F.  General Blacksmith  and Woodworker  Horseshoeing a Specialty  All Work Neatly and Promptly   Executed   KEREMEOS,       -      British Columbia  AUTO STAGE SERVICE  Twedelle's  cars are  comfortable.   Twedelle's drivers  are experts.  No delavs. No accidents  Autos leave Penticton every morning to connect with trains to Hedley.  Princeton, Coiilniont, Oroville and  all Boundary point.-*.  Leave Keremeos for Penticton" on  arrival of Ore-nt Northern trains  Fare���������single $6.00  RETURN $11.00  Baggage-carried. Commercial trunks  arranged for  Break the monotony of train and  boat',*tiTivel and take an auto trip.  When you arrive ab Ponticton or  Keremeos ask for  TWEDDLE'S AUTO STAGE  Cms Call nt all Hotels  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kekemkos, B.C.  H. C. N. ETCHES  is Agent for the Hedley,Gazette in  Keremeos and'authorized to book  Subscriptions and take orders for  job work anel advertising.  POST OFFICE,   KEREMEOS,  B. C.  Tender Touch.  A man who is rough and awkward  at everything else will show a delicacy anil skill greater than any woman's when ho has to patch n ten dollar  bill.  More Than Equal.  Lady���������You   look   robust.     Are   you  equal   to   the   task   of sawing   wood?  Tramp���������Equal   isn't   tho   word,   mum.  I'm  superior  to it.     Good   mornin'!  ,   Oh, what a goodly outside falsehood  bath!���������Shakesceare.  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  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