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Array P1&& v  Volume VIII.  AND SIMILKAMEEMADVERTISER.  '    ���������   '    ;-    ���������     - ���������-���������    " ������������������ ������������������'-���������������������������-iBt   <   ���������'������������������ -     ��������� " '������������������   ?JBF   HEDLEY, B. C, THUR^BfeM AUGUST 22. 1912.  ���������" .���������".������������������.���������������������������'��������� ������������������ .-������������������-������������������ ��������������������������� mmm ��������� ������������������ ���������'���������������������������-" ��������� ��������� ������������������ ������������������  ������������������ ������������������  Number 33.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [IS years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. 0. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -       B. "C-  CAN IT BE POSSIBLE  Another   Report That  Great   Northern  Are About to Resume Building  '���������������������������'-   fSWhc  WHEKE OH ApMRE  Is a Man -Who Is Afflicte"S-ai'vVith a Wad  in Oroville to Look for Safety ?  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  'Ranches,  Properties,  Mines, Timber,  Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C  "N*. TllO.Ml'SOX PUO.VE SEV.MOUll :'!)43  . .   MGR.WESTERN* CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co; Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Engf.  Offices and Warehouse, 817-03 '"catty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  Grand Union  ���������HnfAi ���������:���������.'���������..  HEDLEY, B.C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A: WINKLER, Proprietor  Hedley    fliners'   and    nillmen's  Union/No. 161, W. F. of M.  Regular meetings of the Hedley Local. No.  161 are held on the first and third ��������� Wednesday,  in the month in Fraternity hall and the second  ami fourth Wednesday at the N. P. Mine  O. M. Stevens T, 11. Willev  President Kill-Secretary.  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  'Hedley Lodge No. 13. A. F. & A. M.,  iirt-'ii'elri-on-t'nj'-BueOiirl -.Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAniLTON,  W. M  The Oroville Gazette has reliable information that the Great Northern  are at last to make a move for resuming operations in construction of their  line to the coast.   The Gazette says:  '���������'Our information was to the effect  that contractors were and had been  foi; several days passed, putting in  bids Oil this work with the expectation of starting actual work immediately if they chanced to be the liicky  bidders.  "There is about ,70 miles of heavy,  mountain, work between Coalmont  an'diHope. to be completed and of this  strip the part through the Coquihalla  pass is to be joint .construction for  both roads. Large survey parties for-  both companies have been in the field  all summer and everything is now in  readiness to rush construction in re:  cord breaking time. The C. P. R. has  practically let contracts tor all of the  work on their road from M.idwa'y  throughPenticton to the point where  joint construction is to begin and has  had as large a force of .men in the  grading camps all summer as it was  possible to secure. These camps are  still crying for more men. but owing  to the laborers preferring to work in  the orchards and harvest fields it has  been simply impossible to rush this  work as had been expected.  "The following railroad con tractors  composed the. party that stayed over  night here. Tuesday: R.B. Porter. Spokane; 0. W. Wenerhoff. Minneapolis;  M. VVoldson, Spokane, G. A. Carlson,  Spokane, W. L. Dean, Missoula. .1. H.  Ellion, Minneapolis, A. W. Sagel. Spokane. This is a very representative  crowd of railroad contractors and  their- presence has put confidence in  the hearts of our citizens that there is  surelv something doing this time.  The fame of Hedley camp as a  wealth producer hasextended so widely that Hedleyites;are in danger of  being sandbagged whenever they venture abroad. Last week a miner named  Paul Nelson from .the Nickel Plate  went out with a roll of Bank of B.N.A.  bills to the amount'of $175.00 which  he was taking along as a little pocket  money. But he otily got as far as  Oroville when his little nest'egg began  te excite the cupidity of the impecunious.'- Report says that he began to  imbibe too freely, but at all events he  must have taken some liberty with  the constitution of.-the U. S. or done  something which gave excuse to lay  hands on hinifor the local 'policeman  landed him in the lock-up.  But the funny part of the episode is  that even prison doors cannot with  stand the the business enterprise of  Uncle Sam's rustlers down around  Oi-ovile for- when thejnorning dawned  ���������it'was found that the jail had been  broken into during,the night and the  prisoner's roll of billsihad disappeared.  The luckless victim of .the rolling  claimed to have seeji the man who  robbed hirn and made some, attempt  at describing him.    j-  WILL AID SETTLEMENT  NOTES BY THE WAY  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity   Hall   the   first and  ��������� third Thursdays in the month.  A.'CLAKH E. H. Sl.Ml'SOX  Counsel Clerk.  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge 17-1-1 arc held on  tho third Monday in every  ^3i-������-aiuS^*^mont:n m Fraternity Hall. Visit*  ing brcthern arc cordially invited to attend.  11. J. .TONES, W. M.  WM. LONSDALE. Sect.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be absent from his 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 ENGINEER and IiRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building Princeton  HILLIARD'S  B/1RBEJR     S H O F-������  FOlt AN EASY SHAVK  HOT <fc COLD BATHS  Next door north of Grand Union Hotel  M.  LEIGHTOn   WADE, B. Sc.  Electrical Engineer  Isolated   plants  for light   and  power in Mills. Mines, etc.  Municipal   installations   and  extensions.  KAMLOOPS,  B. C.  The pilgrims have been heard from  and while old neighbors in Hedley  were commiserating the hardships  that Capt. Kent and his party were  doubtless undergoing the pilgrims  were luxuriating by the way. The  Captain writes back giving some experiences by the way from which we  glean that they had a good time and  made a jolly holiday of it.  Capt. Kent and his wife accompanied by Mrs. Vic Ryder, left Hedley on  August 3rd on horseback for the coast  by way of theHope  trail, the Captain  and his good  lady  bound  for Prince  Rupert and Mrs. Ryder to visit friends  on the coast.    The first day they made  Brown's Inn for dinner and from there  pushed on to   beyond Princeton about  six miles   where   they camped   at a  creek.     The next day  being Sunday  they  took  things easy and   did   not  start out until two o'clock in the afternoon and journeyed till evening, when  a. grassy slope was reached and  unpacking the horses they cut brush for  beds,   made a. camp  fire and  had supper and   later   regaled   on  nuts  and  candy which  were a parting gift from  Mr. Stewart Hedley.    Next  morn ing  they  found gooseberries   and   .strawberries   in abundance  anil had  strawberries  and cream   for breakfast,  and  another mess  of strawberries   for dinner on   the summit.    The  trip was a  lovely  one and  the weather good  all  the  time, and  considerable   travel on  the trail with people  going both ways  and  they saw  game in  abundance by  the way.    The next  night they reached Hope where they met Mr. Corrigaii.  That night they stayed at a hotel and  had a good night's rest leaving in the  morning    for   Roscbale   which    they  reached   for   supper   and   there   they  met Mrs.   Ryder's  mother and stayed  all niirliL.  WILL CELEBRATE ROYALLY   t-^_  Kamloops  Sparing* No Expense in Fittingly Marking Its Hundredth  Birthday  From 1812 to 1912 is a far cry for a  western city and there are few places  on this side of the Rockies where a.  modern up-to-date town is able to  celebrate the hundredth anniversary  of its founding. -  The citizens of Kamloops have not  let so.. miiquQ.!!.!! oppTiitunity pass unnoticed and a three day fete has been  arranged which, will eclipse anything  heretofore attempted in the interior  of British Columbia. Over $10,000 has  been subscribed for prizes and attractions and every cent'of it is to be spent  to give the visitors who come to help  the city celebrate, a good time for  three whole clays.  Pageants and parades, sports and  races, fireworks and fun will be the  order of day and night and the gathering will break up with a confetti  carnival when King Frolic will reign  supreme throughout the city.  Single fares have been arranged on  the Canadian Pacific Railway to cover  the 17th.   18th and 19th of September.  Great Northern Officials Will Visit Province Preparatory to Immigration Campaign  An attempt is to be made presently  by the Great Northern to, assist in the  settlement of the territory through  which the road passed in British Columbia. This is the information given  to the publicity commissioner who  has returned from Seattle and other  Sound cities where he was in confer-  ence with the l-ailway officials.  Those interviewed were Mr. M. .1.  Costello, general traffic manager; Mr.  W. A. Ross, assistant general passenger agent; and F. W. Graham, the  western immigration agent. These  officials promised', to make a trip,  through this territory in a short time  where' they will familiarize themselves with the conditions in this vicinity.  The commissioner visited the  Chamber of Commerce in Seattle and  was favorably impressed with the  manner in which the business is conducted at that place. AVhile there he  interviewed a number of the officials  of the chamber who gave him valuable  information as to the.manner in which  that body was conducted. One of the  featiues which appealed most to the  New Westminster man was the exhibit  in the chamber of the products of the  manufacturing plants of Seattle and  vicinity. In this manner both the  local people and strangers can become  acquainted with the product of the  local industries from a match to an  engine. Id is hoped that this plan may  be adopted in New 'Westminster by  the local  Board of.Trade.���������Columbian  ABLE TO HANDLE CROP  Railroads  Say Arrangements Are Being  Made to Move Grain  GROUNDLESS FEARS  Strands of Empire All Right���������Weakness  Only in Brain of This Imperial  -.--  ���������-"'���������--.-,.  -���������--������������������ ���������--Jeremiah         ���������.������������������-,   ,  Montreal, Aug. 17.���������The Canadian  Pacific and the Grand Trunk Pacific  are already arranging for the sending  west of all available empty cars to be  in readiness for the. moving of" the  immense grain crop which is expected  this year. In fact, tlie movement' of  cars to the west has already begun  and by far the biggest collection of  rolling stock the west has ever seen  will be in readiness as soon as threshing starts.  'Officials of both roads expressed the  conviction that the crop would this  yearbe handled with the minimum of  inconvenience,' while the Canadian  Northern announces that it is in a  position to handle the same proportion of the crop which it handled last  year, namely one-third.  Vice-President Bury of the Canadian Pacific Railway, whose headquarters are in Winnipeg, declares his  belief that there will be no car shortage this year.  HINTS TO CAMPERS  GENERAL NEWS  A couple of Rossland miners were  overcome by gas in the Bluebird mine  and were unconscious  for a long spell.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier is reported to be  contemplating a tour of tlie west  shortly.  The Duke of Connaught will lay the  cornerstone of a new building to accomodate the library of the  tare.  legisla-  The season has come to that stage  when forest fires may lie looked for.  and when the greatest care should be  exercised by campers and all others  in the bush in the lighting and extinguishing of fires. At this season of  the year forest fires spread with  startling rapidity and the amount of  damage which can be caused by a few-  sparks left from the noon-day camp  fire, is almost inconceivable. A few  rules for the guidance of campers in  handling their ramp fires are not out  of place at this season of the year.  Never kindle your fire in the vicinity of a rotten log, as the sparks will  live in the punk for days and will  travel many yards before breaking  into flame.  Never build your fire in the vicinity  of heavy undergrowth. The dried  bracken and ferns will catch the fire  and spread in the least wind.  Always see that your fire is extinguished at least fifteen minutes before  you leave it. Do not be content with  its apparently being out, but scrape  away the ashes and assure yourself  that there are no live coals.  Remember that a fire, once started  mav cost thousands of dollars and  many valunble'Iives before extinguished. Cigarette ends should be watched  when in the woods, as a single spark  will often cause a conflagatiou.  Ottawa. Aug. 19���������"I hope not."  This was the reply of Hon. R. H. Eni-  merson, M. P., a former member of  the Laurier cabinet, when asked if he  thought Rt. Hon. Winston Spencer  Churchill, first lord of the. admiralty,  would come to Canada to confer with  the government with refei ence to a  naval policy. o"  ������������������This country is in a position now"  continued Hon. Mi. Emmerson, who  is visiting in the city, "to formulate  its own policy with regard to naval  affairs and a demonstration such as  would necessarily be occasioned by  the visit of a British cabinet minister  might do incalculable harm.  "I am speaking imperially in saying  this and not politically. The strands  of empire are so intangible that the  least strain might break them."  Works.    V. I).  Pacific coast in  The Provincial government have  ordered an inquiry into the habits of  the Doukhobonrs in this province  with a view to determining whether mended the  they ate likely to make desirable citizens.  GENERAL NEWS  The earthquake managed to kill  more Turks than the dagoes have done  in the war up to date.  Harvesters are pouring in from  eastern Canada, to help save the crop  on the prairies.  Minister of Public-  Monk, will visit the  September.  Statutes of IT Arc y Mi-Gee and Geo.  Hrown are to be erected on Parliament Hill. Ottawa..  Col. Sam Hughes. Ministerof Militia  is apt to come in for a wigging from  his leader and colleagues in the  cabinet for indiscreet remarks in the  discussion of international affairs.  A shortage of binder twine is likely  to interfere with harvesting operations  around Moosejaw.  Nelson has hospital trouble that  appears to have put the whole town  by the ears. It originated in a scrap  between the acting matron and one of  the pupil nurses over the wiping up of  some milk that had been spilled. The  pupil exhibited a little displeasure at  the manner in which the matron called her down about the mishap and  was suspended for insubordination.  Eleven other pupil nurses asked for  her reinstatement when the matron  who had meanwhile returned recom-  board of directors to suspend all of them and this they were  foolish enough to do.  * THE LATE MRS. FRENCH  F. M. French received  word by wire  o'n Sunday morning of the death of his  'mother' which occuired at  the family  home in Vernon   that evening.    The.  event was  not unexpected as she had  been sinking gradually for a couple of  weeks after the  seizin e of an apoplectic nature which resulted in .paralysis.  Mr.   French left  on  Sunday morning  to  drive  through   to   Penticton   and  take the  boat there for  Vcrnom    Deceased had beeii for over twenty years  a resident  in Vernon   where she was  highly esteemed by all who knew her.  Previous to coining to Vernon she had  resided near Winnipeg which was her  first home  in Canada.    She  was born  in   England and   married   there   and  came  out to  rejoin her husband who  had  settled Til  M;riiitbb"a"b'i;f6i-e lliiib"  province was joined  by rail with eastern Canada:  and when  she made  the  journey from. England. Dringing with  her the  elder members  of the family  who were then quite small she had to  go by steamer to Diiluth and take rail  westward   until  the  Red   River   was  reached     and     then     westward    by  rail  as  far as  Winnipeg.     Her  high  ideals of home life were early observed  when she  first came  to Vernon  and  has resulted 'in the rearing and training of a large family of whom   every  member does  credit both  to   himself  and herself and to the home in which  they were reared. She leaves to mourn  her loss  besides her husband,  an  unbroken family of eight children most of  whom are married  and have families  of  their own.     The  writer  who has  known  deceased for  twenty years extends  sympathy to the bereaved family and takes this opportunity of bearing  tribute  to  the social and   moral  worth of the departed.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature,   etc.,  for  the   week  ending August  17. 1912:  AT thk mine.  Maximum Minimum  Aug II . 53 . . 38  12 (il .. HI  13 .. ON .. 35  14 .. 7d .. 4-1  lo .. 48 .. 3\)  Hi ���������- -I"> .. 32  17 .. 12 .. 30  Average maximum temperature 55.28  Average minimum do 30.  Mean temperature 45.04  Rainfall for the week    1.50 inches.  Snowfall        '���������        "        00.0  COKKKSrO.VIH.VG  WEEK OK LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature ("58.  Avernire  maxi  mum  do  03.42  Lowest minimum  do  33.  Averaue  mini  mum  do  35.57  Mean  do  49.99  at the  MILL.  Maximum  M  nimum  Aug 11  71  ,  f  47  12  78  ,  48  13  SI  52  1-1  88  58  lo  03  48  Hi  (H  45  17  00  49  Average maximum temperature 73.71  Average minimum do 49.57  Mean do 01.01  Rainfall for the week 1.05    inches  Snowfall        "        "      0.00 "  COHKKSl'O.VniXU  WEEK OK LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 03  Average do do 81.57  Lowest minimum do 47.  Average do do -J9.S5  Mean do 05.71  HOB THE HEDLEY GAZETTE AI 'G 22. 1912.  CbeHra  \i*  atttK  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  l-isucd on Thursdays, hy the Hedley Gazette  I'm.NTixo .\xi> I'l'in.isiiixii Co.mi'asv.  Limited,  at Hedlev.  M. <���������'���������  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year. Sii.(K)  ���������'   < Cnilcd Statesi.  -J.oO  Advertising Rates  "Measurement. \2 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������I'crtiUrates of improvement, etc.  $7.(10 for Hii-day notices, mid $5.00 for 30-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. 81.00 for one insertion,  2!i cents for  each subsequent, insertion.   Over one inch,  10 cents per line for tirst insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payalile in advance.        *  Changes for contract advertisements should  bis in tlie ollieo hy noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue  Advertisements will lie changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oflener than once a month  the price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch pur month  SLAV, over I inch and up to I inches, Si.00  per Inch per month. .To constant advertisers  raking larger space than four inches, on  . application, rates will be given of reduced  charges. based on size of space and length  of time.  A. MEORAW. Manairing Kditor.  lOli  AUG  First quar.  111.  1912  Sun. Moa. Tues. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  i  2       3  9      10  ���������I 5 (i 7 S  ]] 12 13 14 15 10 17  IS 10 20 21 22 23 21  25 20 27 2S 29 30 31  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  From comment of newspapers on  the action'of the United States Senate  in reference to the Panama bill there  is vi-ry good evidence that tin*'press of  the United States are morally in advance of the legislatures and are actuated by a higher sense of national  honor. While there may be a considerable number of publications that  regard tin- matter lightly many of  tlie greater journals and inng'taincs  .-of continental reputation have conn;  out very plainly and denounced the  action as dishonorable and calculated  to place the nation in a bad light  before the rest of the civilized world.  Even the legislatures might not have  acted so basely but for the fact that  a presidential election is on and the  average politician, cannot lise above  the plane of ward politics.  can, some sane or valid reason for  fearing that tlie presence in this country of a British cabinet 'minister of  the same political faith as themselves  could-in any way effect injuriously  the cause of empire in Canada. The  The speeches of-'Winston Churchill  and .Mr. Asqnith in the British parliament when referring to the visit of  Mr. Borden and his colleagues and to  the mission on which they had gone,  read very strangely alongside of these  views expressed by Mr. Eriiniersoii.  And yet they are. all 'of them known  politically by the name of Liberal.  Wherein then lies the difference between a, British Liberal and a follower  of Sir Wilfrid Laurier if both of them  are to be considered loyal subjects of  the same sovereign and members of  the same political  party?  WATER NOTICE  The most telling shots dealt out to  the Asqnith government on their  Irish Home Rule policy were landed  by Bonar Law and Sir Edward Carson  at the Blenheim meeting. Bonar Law  twitted Mr. Asqnith with the magnitude of the reception he had just received from the corporation of the  City of Dublin, which body had point  blankly refused to extend any reception whatever to the present and late  Kings on the occasion of their last  visits to that city. Sit- Edward Carson  furnished a little additional detail concerning receptions of that corporation  by recalling the grudging courtesy  they had extended to the late Queen  Victoria on the occasion of Her  epoch-making visit to Ireland, and he  quoted from the speeches of prominent- nationalist members, at that  time who condemned the City of  Dublin for-giving any reception at all  to British royalty, and one of them.  Dillon, had said that Dublin had disgraced herself by giving a reception  to Britain's Queen in the name of the  corporation.  It may not seem a nice thing to  question the loyalty of either an individual or a party without some good  reason I'or doing so. but what are we  to make of the maunderings of R. H.  Eiiinier-son M. P.. a former cabinet  minister and colleague of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier, reported in another column?  If Mr. Eninierson be a fair sample, of  Canadian Liberal and his views are  shared by any considerable number of  his party it would be interesting to  have some of them attempt to elucidate their  position   and  give, if they  The Asqiiith government will take  I about the speediest form of -political  suicide open to them if they attempt  to put into effect'their silly bluff of  prosecuting Bonar Law, Sir Edward  (.'arson and F. E. Smith on a charge  of. inciting rebellion. The, recent  speech by Winston Churchill attacking Bonar Law when taken together-  with an apparently inspired article in  a Scotch paper controlled by <-i member of the'government ' to the effect  that tlie Attorney General was preparing an indictment .with the imprisonment; nf Parnell as a precedent,  is a plain threat from the government.  There is absolutely no parallel between the two cases. Parnell was  locked up for inciting Fenian land  leaguers in Ireland to rebel against  the British government and British  laws; Bonar Law and Sir Edward  Carson have merely commended', the  loyal people of Ulster for expressing  their determination to remain loyal to  the Empire, and oppose separation  and everything which would tend to  lead thereto. If Winston Churchill  thinks Bonar Law should be imprisoned for anything he may have said in  bis Blenheim speech he. practically  says that his own father. Lord Randolph Churchill, should have been  jailed when he said ���������'Ulster will fight  and Ulster will be right." Should  their folly lead them to the extent of  putting into effect the threatened in-  dictinent the life of the Asqnith government would bo only a matter of a  few hours.  KAMLOOPS  CENTENARY  CELEBRATION  3 DAYS OF   FUN   AND   FROLIC  TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY  and THURSDAY  Sept. 17, 18 & 19  Baseball Tournament  (���������"oofball Tournament  Lacrosse Tourilament  Lawn Tennis Tournament  Polo Tournament  Motor Boat Races  Field Sports. ��������� Rifle Shooting ���������  Aquatic Sports  Grand Historical   Pageant illustrating  the Progress of events since the  founding    of     the    first  white settlement  in 1912  Trades Procession - - Decorated .Motor  Car Parade  TWO PIG DISPLAYS OF  FMREYA/ORKS  arranged by Hitt Bros., Seattle  The most elaborate   ever shown in the  interior  Grand Confetti Carnival En Masque  on the ('losing Evening  Come and Help Kamloops Celebrate  Single Fare from all points on C. P. R.  For Programme   and further in formation, address  Hon. Sec. Celebration Committee,  Kamloops. B. ('.  For a Licence to Take and  Use Water ;  ���������V-OTICK is hereby given that 1, Hobcrt Krown 1  -^ of-Vernon. 11.0:., Indian Agent. Okanagnn  Agency, will apply for a licence to take and  use.'! cubic feet of water out of Susap creek,  which flows in an easterly direction through  Indian Reserve No. I and empties into the Similkameen river near Indian Reserve. Tho  water will be diverted at Susnp's place and  will be used for Irrigation 'purposes on the  land described us Indian Reserve No. I  This notice was posted on the ground on the  1 Ith day of August, 1!I|-J. The application will  be Med in the oltlce of tlie Water Recorder-tit  Kairview.  Objections may bo  filed with the said Water  Recorder   or   with   the   Controller  of   Water  Rights. I'arliainent liuildings, Victoria. 11. C.  ,TM , .1. Kohkht IIkowx; Indian agent  (Sealed Tenders address to the undersigned.  '-" and endorsed 'Tender for the Construction of a Break water in Victoria Harbour, 11.  C1..'.' will be received at this office until 1,00 p.m.  on Thursday, September 5th. 11)1-'. for the construction of a llreak water at. Victoria Harbour.  Victoria, It. C.  'Plans, specifications and form of contract can  be seen and forms of tender obtained at this  Department and at the ollices of W. Henderson. Kesident Architect. Victcria., 11. (.'.; 0. C.  Worsfold, Ksq.., District Kngineer, New Westminster: H, C: J. G. Sing, Esq., District Kngineer. Toronto, Out.; J. L. JMiehaud, Ksq.. District Kngineer. Montreal,' Que.:and on application to tlie Postmaster at Vancouver, 11. C.  Persons tendering, are notilied that tenders  will not be considered unless made on tho  printed forms supplied and signed with their  actual signatures, stating their occupations  and places of residence. In the case of ilrms,  the actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member of  the firm must be given.  Kach tcndci-miist.be. accompanied by an accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable to  the. order of the Honourable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10 |>.c.) of  the amount of the tender, which will lie forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter  into a contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted for. If  the tender be not accepted the cheque will bo  returned,  The department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  By Order  11. C. DKSKOCHEKS.  Secretary, i  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa. August's, 19T2 S:M  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority  from the Department.  Laying  The Corner   St>one  The firstjcleposit, with which you begin a Saving  Account, is as important an event as the laying  of the corner-stone of a fine building. You are  laying tlie corner-stone of your position in the  world, of your circle of business acquaintance,  of eventual success. ���������������������������'  Can you aft'ort to postpone that first deposit?     V  The Bank of British North America  76 Years in Businesi  Hedley  Branch,  Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  H. A Hincks, Manager  PURITY FLOUR  MORE BREAD AND BETTER BREAD  We have just received a car load of Purity  Flour, milled from No. 1 Manitoba Hard "'Wheat.  It pays to buy a well-known trade-marked product and will be at your own interests to insist  r on getting food products bearing- the Purity  Trade Mark.    Try them.  See Our Bargains in Men's and Children's Hats  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  .. Copyrights 4c,  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Slunn & Co. recelre  special notice, without clinrge. in the  Scicwific American.  A handsomely illustrated weekly. I.nreest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  jenr; four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.3etBroa-,w^ New York  Branch Office. 6% F St.. WashinKton. D. C.  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  AM)  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a. straight life policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  OF CANADA  The history of thousands of policies  on tho above plan shows that it has  cost less than four dollars per year to  carry a policy of one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this call on the local representative, and see the history of  one policy for 26 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  S chubert's Supply Stores  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  It  is  tlie  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 and  achievement;  W. J. TWISS A. Megraw  .Manager for B.C. Local Agent  ! HELP WANTED���������FEMALE  j  adics to do   plain and light sewing at home.  '-' whole or span; time-: good pay; work sunt  iinv distance; charges paid: send stamp for full  particulars. National "Msinitfiic"tiit-iii*r Company. "Montreal. SI-2  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  When   writing   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  *������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  * Princeton  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  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, Coldwater Hotel: Tulameen.  Tulameen Stage Co.; Coalinont, Coalmont Truck A: Transfer-  Co. ; Princeton, A. E. Howse, Co.. Ltd.  ���������  ���������  ���������  FRUIT    TREES  Buy Healthy Horn������ Grown Trees  No Danger of Importing Posts       No Injury from .Funligation  No Drying Out in Course of Shipment  Protect Yourself "toy Buying Our Trees  Write for catalogue and Price List to  THE   RIVERSIDE   NURSERIE  Dept. B. GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Established in 1900  12.5 ACRES  R.epresentatlue-V. Dynes, Penticton  N. B.���������We  have   Dwarf stock in���������Mcintosh Red,  Wealthy. Jonathan, Cox's  Orange. Ontario, Northern Spy and Wagoner.  The London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English ,  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERC HANTS  with  the   Goods  they ship,  and  tlie  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP   LINES  arranged  under  the  Ports  to   which  they sail,  and indicating the approxi-1  mate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TH A I) E NOTICES  of leading   manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in the 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 can adver-  their trade cards for ������1, or larger advertisements from H3.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMKKN LAN'I) DISTKICT  MSTIllCT 111-"  V.M.K  'PAIvK Xotico that. I. Charles Joseph Loeweu  1 of Vancouver, 11. ('.  occupation, liroker  intends to apply   for   permission to  purchase  the following described lands.  Commencing tit a. post planted nt tho Northwest eonier of Lot Xi~: thence northerly along  the Kast shore of Hog Luke eighty chains more  or less to the South-western cornet- post of Lot.  Nil; thence. Kast "111 links more or less to the  west ^boundary nf the Columbia imil Western  Hailway rightof way. being the Kast boundary  of Lot 271(1, (ii'imp 1: thence Southerly eighty  chains, more or less, along the West boundary  of Lot. -J71()tothe north boundary of Lot '1M7;  thence west three chains more or less to the  point of commencement and containing 2~>  acres more or less.  ClIAKI.I'H .lOSKI'll   I.OKWKN  by his agent,  Herbert K. A. Robertson  Date, May-_':!rd. \'.)\2  Tlie London Dlrectoru 60. Ltd.  25, Abchurch Lane, London, E. C.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMKKX LAND DISTKICT  iiis'iiuct ok v.w.i:  TAKK notice that I. Hiram Inglco of White  Lake: occupation Farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:���������  Commencing at a post, planted at t-he smith  west corner of Lot HKI!). thence north 1(1 chains,  thence west -li chains, thence south III chains,  thence east HO chains to point of commencement containing Nil acres, more or less.  HI HAM  IN'OLKK  .Inly iJlllli. I III-.' .'11-10  I  I  if  .1  i  I  I  I THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, AUG 22. 1912.  Town and District.  Mrs. J. T. Nail* left this   week  on  a  visit to Puyallup, Wash.  Game warden Schissler was in town  the end of the week and posted up  notices giving information re, .the  game, laws. ',.   .   ���������  , Mi-, and Mrs. G. H. Wliiteman of  Princeton were in town for a couple  of days this week and are the guests  Mr. and Mrs. Sproule.  District road supervisor Turner-  was in tOwh yesterday on his way up  the. valley. With that auto of his he  slips around swiftly and silently and  keeps all hours from cockcrow until  midnight.  A couple of strolling musicians, mail  and woman, held forth in Fraternity  hall on Friday night to a very small  audience. The public have learned  from experience to fight shy of per-  fprmances  that give too short notice.  CH. Brookes and wife came in on  Saturday from New York and are  staying at the Siinilkanieen for- a few  days. It is Mr. Brookes' intention to  .begin active development of the Golden Zone as soon as supplies can he got  on tlie ground.  -Mr. C. F. Wilson, principal of the  Hudson school in Vancouver, was in  town on Saturday between trains. Mr.  Wilson is spending part of his holidays at Keremeos, and during his brief  visit here on Saturday he had a ..run  .'through the mill. ,  Some of T. C. Brooke's white leghorn pullets hatched out in March  and brought to Hedley began laying  before tlie month of July was out.  The white leghorns maintain their  reputation as laying machines, and  are at it early and often. A layer at  4.h.months is some class.  is  hunting for dia-  Billy Lonsdale  , liionds in South Africa. In the particular camp where he is there are three  hundred whites and 1500 Kaffirs. A  temperature of IIS degrees with frequent sand storms are some of the  climatic conditions that help to make  the experience interesting.  An auto party from Kamloops consisting of F. T. Cornwall and wife,  Mrs. Meighen, F. V. Cornwall and J.  Grindrod as chauffeur were in town  on Monday on their- way back to  Kamloops by way of Merritt. They  had been to Spokane and were having  a pleasant trip.  """The hesTvy rain of T/riday had the  usual ill effect of taking out part of  the rtuine and as a result the steam  boilers had to be put in commission to  handle the works until after the repairs could be made. The breach this  time occurred up near the dam where ;  some four sections of the flume went  out.  The two diamond drills are busy at  work proving the ground between the  Nickel Plate and the Windfall group,  which the Hedley Gold Mining Co.  have under bond. One of'the diamond  drills at work is the company's own  drill and tlie other is owned in Rossland and working on contract. The  exceedingy hardness of the ground  has made busy work for the diamond  setters, but that is something that  must always be counted on in this  camp.  The Great Northern are said to be  planning schemes for settling the  country through which their lines  pass. Why, bless their hearts, that's  easy. If they had built their road  through to the coast at the time they  were expected to have done so, the  country would all be settled up now  and they wouldn't have to bother  their heads with anything of that  kind.  The directors of the Spokane Interstate fair are making special effort to  obtain a representative display of ores  of the Pacific Northwest which they  intend to keep on permanent exhibit  in a uiincralogical museum. They invite the co-operation of Boards of  Trade or citizens' committees through  adjoining states and British Columbia  and they agree to pay the freight on  all samples sent them that the senders  will agree to leave with them for the  museum.  After what the. Salnionbellies did to  (Jon Jones' hired help in Vancouver  on Saturday and the way the Vancouver baseball team in the Northwestern  league aie careering down a greased  slide it begins to look as if that silver  wear cabinet we heard so much about  from Vancouver papers last fall is going to present a mighty hungry looking appearance next Clu-istineas.  When the Minto Cup goes back to  Westminster this fall as it appears  very likely to do, there will he very  little regret throughout the province  for there is a, general feeling in British Columbia outside of Vancouver  that it will be where it belongs.  The Gazette had a pleasant visit on  Saturday from Mr. Leonard P. Low-  son, cartoonist of the Winnipeg Free  Press, and from .Mr. R. L. Cawston of  Keremeos with whom he is staying.  Unfortunately the visit was provok-  ingly short, for thoy could only stay  between trains, and as ill-luck would  have it, the train that day was very  late in getting iii from the south. Mr.  Lowson is preparing illustrations for a  new prospectus which the owners of.  the old It ranch are bringing out  shortly and as they are Winnipeg men  thoy succeeded in getting the services  of Mr. Lawson for a while to look  after the. artistic end of the work for  them. The Gazette was looking forward to the pleasure of taking him up  the gravity tramway and showing  him some of the finest views to^be..  seen anywhere, in Canada���������views that  would he sure to appeal most strongly  to an artist.  An action was he'ard last, week in  Princeton which will interest residents of this valjey and serve to disabuse the minds of many of a. wrong  impression they had formed in reference to the game laws. Game warden  Schissler had two prospectors. Billy  Knight and Charlie Day up on a  charge of having deer meat in their  possession in the close season. It has  always been thought by prospectors  and miners that a prospector had the  right to kill deer- out of season for his  own sustenance while actively engag-*  ed in prospecting. The Mineral Act a  few years ago gave the impression  that a prospector was exempt but  there is now a clause .making it subject to the Game Act and the Ganu-  Act inakes no exception. The meat in  question was killed last fall during the  open  season and  cured and the game  laws gave no such privilege. It being  the first action under the new arrangement the defendants were let off  with a fine of. one dollar and costs  each.  The matter of a superior school for  the Similkameen has been finally- settled and on Monday S. L. Smith, secretary of the school board received a  wire from L. W. Shatford, M. P. P.  advising him of the fact that the department had agreed to sanction a  superior school for- the valley to be  located at Hedley and that the official  notice of same would follow in due  course by mail. The board will now  have their hands full to get everything, in readiness,.to^tjtart after the  holidays. Seating must be procured  for the extra room and two teachers  employed. The principal will take  the junior fourth grade in addition to  the higher class of* those who have  passed the entrance, and the assistant  teacher will take all the classes below  that. The opportunity of having this  advanced work taken up in the valley  and obviating the necessity of undergoing the 'serious cost of sending  pupils out to attend school elsewhere  is something which we. are sure will  be fully appreciated by those who  have children to be educated.  County Court of Yale  A sitting of the County Court of Yale will be  -L-v     holdin Fraternity Hall, Hedley, on Tuesday. October 8th. at 2 o'clock, p. m.  By Command  HUGH HUXTKK  "Registrar- County Court.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  CAMP 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.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  . *    ������������������*     *     *      ������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  kvernthing New and First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  tFRUIT! FRUIT!  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, J3. C.  Horse-shoeing arid all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN,  HEDLEY, B. C.  An Up-to-date   First-Class Hotel  RATES MODERATE  F. J. DOLLEMORE  Proprietor.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  *���������  ���������  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Heal Estate,  Mines,  Crown   Grunts   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  To Insure Getting Nice  Fresh fruit  ...    for   .   .  .���������.���������.'  Preserving*  anticipate your requirements  and leave your orders with us  tWe   Will Deliver the Goods  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Maryland Casualty C o  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.  C  ���������  ���������  ���������  Our Sugar is the Best obtainable and we  handle the celebrated  Schram Fruit Jars  Shatfords,  Ltd.  x  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  "9f  722RlVEtSIDEAVE.  fya rriakeJfa/fifongj,CZir\c-  Gtchings,Cufy AtPririf/nfrF/j/ej-  jfhoni "Photos & Drtw)iri$jjor  Saokfet; ,Proypecti, (tiifafat>tte;  ^fapj, IretferffC^c/f./lc^ajifief  ^eubpapetf, and a//purpose;.  PKone lXLes.ixi 6434  c)por(ant������rJVeu)(������$$n3 *lij������ Go.  Advertise in the  H e dley Gazette  and watch Results  WATER NOTICE  For a Licence to Take and   Use  Water  "VTotice is herehy given that I Anton Wink-  -!-> lor. of Hedley. H. C. will apply for a He���������  enec to take and mso -J cubic feet per second of  water out of an unnamed Spring locally known  as Bald Hill Slough. The water will bo diverted at a point I liille north of Thos. Sirois' south  line and will lie used for irrigation purposes on  the land described as A. Winkler's pre-emption  This notice was posted on the ground on the  13th day of May, till".'. The application will  he tiled in the of'ice of the Water Recorder at  Fairview.  Objections may he  filed with the said Water  Recorder   or   with   the   Controller  of   Water  Hights, I'arliainent. Buildings. Victoria. B. C.  ANTON "Wl.VKLKIt  SsriBfet.  NOTICE  PflLflGE  Livem, Feed & Sale Stables  Notice is hereby Riven that the Hoard 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 been duly tiled and vended.  Any claims which have not already been so  Hied and verilled 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  mis supplied in connection with the surveying,  locating or obtaining of right of way between  Hock Creek and Vernon.  H. l-M'iHKKN  ���������JIM Secretary of the Hoard.  Address Box SV>. Victoria. H. C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  pOAt mining: rights of the Dominion, in  ^ Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2JW acres will be leased  lo one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  appiicantin person to the Agent or-Sub-Agent  of the district in which the right* applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory (belaud must he described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurvoyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by the applicant,  himself.  Kach application must be accompanied bv a,  fee of ss.'i which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on -lie merchantable out put of (he mine at the rate of five cents  per ton  11KDI.HY   11. (\  If A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    "If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  W O O D   F O R   S A L E !  l'hon. ii      INNIS BROS.i-i'opi-ictoi-K.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  NURSERY STOCK  ������������������01'R   AGENTS MAKIO MONEY'*  selling  our  hardy, guaranteed  stock.  Experience unnecessary.  YAKIMA VALLEY NURSERY CO.  Toppeuish. Wash.  ADVERTISE   IN   THE   GAZETTE  lease will include tho coal mining rights  but the lessee may be permitted to pnr-  i  whatever available surface rights may  nsidered necessary for the working of the  at the rate of .$10.00 an acre.  full   information  application should Into the Secretary of the   Department, of  n tenor, Ottawa.'or to any Agent or SJub-  1 of Dominion Lands.  W. W. COMA'.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.-t'naiitliorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. (Mini  Th  only,  chase  be co  mine  For  made  the I  Agon THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. AUG 22,19J2.  THE  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Mrs. AV. J. Forbes of Hedley is visiting her sister, Mrs. D. J. Innis.  Frank Hnrgreaves returned from  Edmonton-Wednesday of last week.  AV. R. Hope left Monday to relieve |  the Customs officer .-it Midway for a I  Week.  Alfred C'ah.-iii. of "IC-ty <v Gahan,  Penticton, was a visitor to town last  Wednesday.  Air. and Mrs. F. B. Gibson and three  children are paying a visit to, friends  in Vancouver.  Airs'. AVirth of Hedley came down to  spend a, few days as the guest of Mrs.  Only at the "Willows."  Richard Davey. leading  livery man  'of Sit I moil Arm. was in town Wednesday and 'Thursday of last week.  Dignan and Bnssett, of Penticton,  lnought in a. moving picture outfit on  Monday to be consigned to Princeton  Mrs. J. VV. Cameron and A'liss Cameron left for Calgary Friday last, after  having spent a pleasant vacation in  the district.     ,  Mrs. Lowe returned from Victoria-  Wednesday of last week and at present is staying with her daughter, Mrs.  Max Ewart.  Mrs. Meiuisette and family returned  this week from Princeton where they  had been staying a. month with Mr.  M cause tte.  0. .1. Bei-ghoust.C E. and .loe Alason  spent a few days at the Centre last  week after surveying all creeks tributary to the Siinilkanieen.  ��������� Miss Dolly Lindsay who has been  spending her holidays at the "Willows" returned to her home in Spokane last Snturda.y.  -Mrs. B.-Wilcox of "Princeton came  down to spend a few days with Mr.  and Airs. Dune Campbell but unfortunately her baby was taken sick so  she had to return to Princeton the  .following day  A number of contractors went up  Hue last Wednesday to look over the  G. N. right-of-way before putting in  estimates for the. construction of a  little more of the G. N. railway. AVe  would like to see a little more grade  built before the snow Hies.  A very enjoyable evening was spent  by a number of the young people in  the district as the guests of Airs. Richter at the hall. Dancing was greatly  enjoyed hy all.     Airs. Sproule and AV.  Daly gave much   satisfaction with the  music they provided.  L. P. L-iwson left again for Winnipeg on Tuesday to resume his duties  as cartoonist on the staff of the Winnipeg Free Press. He was very much  pleased with the Similkameen valley  and regretted that he had no lime to  remain after completion of his work  he re  Fred AVilson, cousin of Vincent  Wilson, of Horn Lake, spent the week  end in Kerenieos and district. Air.  AVilson is now principal of one of the  Vancouver schools. It is now nearly  four years since he was in the valley  and he says it is wonderful the difference that has taken place during I hat  time.  Aliss Bessie and Freida Richter left  Tuesday for St. Anne's Convent. Aric-  tori.-i, where they will spend nearly a  year more in studies. The district will  feel the loss of these popular young  ladies.     All join   with  us in  wishing  days by a heavy snow storm   in which  they claimed it snowed eight inches.  On   Friday   last   when   AleCurdy's  road  gang was   tearing up   the gravel  they ran across two skeletons, presumably  Indians,   one of which   was in a:  'pretty  fair state  of  preservation, nil  bones  from the funny bone to the last  bone in   the little   tocw.cre  there: lessons  in  physiology  can   now   be had  free of charge by going to the museum  in the P. 0. One jaw, 'which was rather ghastly  to ' behold.. measured   five  incites across and still held' a  beautiful row of teeth.     Apparently the one  time owner   of   this jaw   must have  been a  regular- grinding mill   for the  rest of the  tribe.    A peculiar thing in  one of the skeletons  was  that  it was  covered  with  a copper   green, stain;  where the copper came from is beyond  ns to find  out so many  theories being  advanced.     Alongside of the departed  a battle axe or club was found.    This  was   made out of some 'kind- of slate  and is shaped somewhat like a. paddle  on a  small scale  and on it some rude  engravings were made  fin the flat of  the blade, and towards the point were  eleven notches on one edge and twelve  on   the other,   whether these   notches  denoted .'victims   is another  question  we are unable to   answer.    Also a. fine  flint spear head was found and strange  to note there was jet black hair lying  the    whole   length   of   one   skeleton.  Anyone who  wishes  to  do   any  tall  thinking can step  around  and   interview the bones.    They will be at home  all week.  SIMlLlvAMEE.V   NOTES  The usual Methodist church service  did not take place at Siinilkanieen on  Sunday owing to sacramental services  at Keremeos.  The farinets fititl it slow.work finishing haying on account of wet weather.  Frank McLean came down on Friday last and is doing some work  building woodshed etc on Siinilkanieen  school house.  Paul Shurson, wife and child are  visiting at Dan AfeCiu-dy's for a week  or two. Paul intends going up on the  Shurson ranches on Trout creek before returning to Carmi.  AV. .1. Alanery lost a valuable mare  on Saturday last. She got snagged or  staked a few days  ago.  Some people down at Siinilkanieen  are wondering if the editor of the  Gazette really wrote that article in  the issue of August 1st entitled "Some  Blue Laws". The majority are charitable enough to come to the conclusion  that the "'devil" had put that article  through while the Major was out.  [The charity is wasted this time for  the editor takes full responsibility-En]  J. J. Currie, AV. II. Armstrong's  engineer, intends leaving Similkameen  in a few days for Vancouver and other  coast points.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. It. Station  MRS.   A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  'Kcrcmeos-Pcnticton Mail Stage.  S R'R,A-V  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. m.  and, returning leaving Hedley al 4 p.m.  Phone 14, Penticton XV. E. Welbv  C.  JE.  SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provin  cial Land Surveyor.  Office of J. A. Brown  KEREMEOS  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  ALA., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY'' PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  \  t  ���������  X  X  Do not neglect to spray your.trees with  Pendray's Lime Sulphur Solution  Pendray's is endorsed by all the leading fruit men  of the province.  We are .sole agents for Keremeos and can sell it bv  the barrel or gallon.  carry a full line of Garden and  Yield Seeds.  Five Roses Flour always in stock  We  F.   RICHTER ESTATE  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS .BROKERAGE,  FIRE  INSURANCE  OFFICE  KEREMEOS. B.C.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc. ,  for sale at right prices  TOflMY SINO, Keremeos  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditcli digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking  and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  (. ���������  Kerejieos, B.C.  COPPER  The New-Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X. for the years 1010-  I!UI, and required nearly eighteen months in  preparation.  It has 1902 Pages  containing nearly one and :i half million words  or about twice us much mutter 11s the bible.  There are .'15 chapters, and the book covers the  Copper Industry of the World  COVERING: Copper History. Geology.  Geography. Chemistry. Mineralogy. Mining:,  Milling, beaching-. Smelting. Re-lining, Rrniids.  Grades. Impurities, Alloys, Uses. Substitutes.  Terminology. Deposits hy Districts. States.  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail.  Statistics of Production. Consumption, Imports  them success ill their studies and hope    Exports. Kinanees, Dividends, etc  }        KEREMEOS       }  AUTO LIVERY  > Tweddle's New 40 horse-power  \ Case Auto  C Leaves Keremeos for Pentic-  ������ ton,  Monday,    Wednesday  X and Friday at 4:15 p.m.  \ Returning,   leaves Penticton  F Monday,   AVednesday   and  J Friday   on  arrival  of   Str.  \ Okanagan at 7:80 p.m.  \ SINGLE FAKE   -     $7.50  I RETURN -        $14.00  Arrarig-siiients for Tuinks  and other Baggage  A First-Class Driver has been  Engaged and the auto may  be hired at 50c per mile,  minimum rate: for further  particulars apply to  HARRY TWEDDLE  Keremeos Centre       -       B. C.  ISP  ������  @  @  m  m  '���������������"  #  m  Of What   Keremeos   Fruit   Lands   Have  Done for Early Purchasers  is Now Here  1 This vear the trees in bearing will"-give'an  output which although showing handsome profit  on the original investment is only a mild suggestion of the profit to be realized with a larger  market.  We  offer no land but  Avhat has  the  water already on it  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  ���������&  ������������������������������������������  ������  *  ���������*  ������  FOR SERVICE  that it will not be as  long as a  year  before they return.  Tlie ice. cream, peaches and cream  social of the Ladies Aid was held in  the towir hall last Friday and was  well attended. Thirty-two dollars  were the gross receipts, fifty per cent,  of which was clear profit so not only  making a. splendid little social evening which everyone enjoyed it left a  nice little margin for the Aid. The  Ladies Aid through thiscolunm wishes  to thank the many young gentlemen  who helped so generously to make  everything a success.  .loe Armstrong accompanied by  J-'nens ALusel brought down the  mountain two hundred and thirty-five  head of yeailiug sheep which he will  drive over to Penticton instead of  driving up the .Similkameen as he did  in tlie past. .Toe kept coming north  from his range and keeping above  timber line brought the sheep out at  Shoe)) creek opposite town, by doing  this it only necessitated about three-  quarters of.a days trailing. They were  detained in the  mountains a couple of  Vol. X of the Copper Handbook lists and  descri bes  8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions ranging from'2 or .'f lines: in  the case of a dead company, in which case reference is made to a proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to -Jl pages in the wise  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of the world. The chapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest number of mines and companies ever given  in any wor of reference on mines or mining  investments, has been fully revised.  The new edition of the Copper lv.inrlboo is a  dozen books in one. covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world.    It is used  " WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK ON COPPER.  by the managers of the mines that make ninety-odd per cent of the world's output of copper  and is used in every civilized country of the  globe. It is rilled with facts of vital importance to  THE INVESTOR  THKSPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE  MINER  I'rice is������,') in hue ram with gilt top, or ">7."(j  in genuine full library morocco.  Term.- are the most liberal. Send no money,  but order the boo si nt you, nil carriage charges prepaid, on one woe 's approval, to he returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Canyon a lford not to sec the boo and judge  for yourself of its value to you .'  Write now to the editor and publisher.  HORACE |. STEVENS  Mil TEMRLERUILDING. HOUGHTON',  Michigan. U. S. A. I  Plumbing and Heating', Sheet  Metal Work Tinsmithing  X  I  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,   in 'Murdoch's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  H. DIGNAN  Practical AVohkmex       ��������� Piiochietors  PRINCETON, B. C.  X  %  X  I  X  X  %  X  M  The  Thoroughbred   Illuming  Stallion  "Beautifuland Best"  (Canadian Stud Book. No 237)  "Will stand for public service at "the  Willows," Keremeos, B. C.for the fill  season, 1912.  Fee for service of mares $10 to insure  Mares may be pastured.  E. M. DALY.  NOTICE  SIMILICAMEKX LAXD DISTRICT  UISTItlCT OK VAI,K  TAKE Notii-e that Emile .lenscn. of Glen  Valley. R. C. occupation farmer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:--  Commencing nt a post planted (Northwest  eorneri about six chains distant in a northerly  direction from the Ashnola river and about  seventeen miles from its mouth thence east IKI  chains; thence south -JO chains; thenee west'K)  chains: Cliencc north 20 chains to pointof commencement and containing 120 acres more or  less.  EMTLE .IENSEM  If. C. X. Etches, agent  .hinc-Jfltli, lill-J -'8-10  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  Grease the Wheels! |  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PRINTERS' INK  This may be applied in different  wavs but the two old stand-bvx are  judicious advertising in the local  paper and neat stationery printed at  home. The Gazette can suit all requirements.  TH6 HEDLEY GAZETTE  HAS THE LUBRICANT  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  mm

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