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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.  No. 33.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 1907.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  MINING IN  Deposits   on   Tributaries  the Tulameen  of  KEREMEOS NOTES.  Newsy Forcefnl Budget  From the   Orchard Town. .  IN TOTEM PART 0F< THE RIDING  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole pr any portion of the deposit.  Properties in Aspen Grove Camp���������rAlso  Those on Bear Creek and Ten-mile  ���������Coal Formations  (Continued from last week.)  li  Penticton Branch, L. M. de Gex, Manager.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  BARRISTER,  SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC,  ETC.  Offices:  MI Seymour St.  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  WEDDING BELLS.  ^CHARLES M. SHAW  I  ��������� Civil Engineer, ,:  Dominion ..and.   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders man be left at Gazette office.  HEDLEY,      ':.'.   ':.'.   :      :  B. 6.  R. H.  ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIST  (College of Liberal Arte)  Will report on geologic conditions in the  vicinity of Nickel Piute Mine, and Similkameen country generally. : : Dependable  and disinterested reports furnished.  HEDLEY,  B. C.  Grand Union  Hotels _  HEDLEY, B.C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  On Thursday evening last Mr. Geo.  E. French of the Gazette staff, Avho  has been absent a little .'over a Aveek  on a most important mission, returned  from Vernon AA'ith his bride. Mr. and  Mrs. French are occupying the neAA'  dAvelling on Kingston Ave. referred  to in last issue. The Gazette joins in  Avishing them all happiness and prosperity.  The Vei-noii NeAVS in describing the  event has the folloAving:  "On Wednesday morning the Presbyterian Church A\'as filled to the  doors on the occasion of the marriage  of Mr. George E, French, of Hedley,  and Miss Effie Forbes, of this city, the  ceremony being ��������� performed by the  ReA'. Logie Macdonnell. The church  Avas prettily decorated Avith fienvers,  and the full choir AA'as in attendance.  The bride, Avho entered on the arm of  Mr. William Adams, avus accompanied  by Miss Daisy French as bridesmaid,  and Mr. Percy French filled the position of best man. Messrs J. McClus-  key and Stanley French acted us  ushers. The bride presented a most  charming appearance, being very becomingly goAvned in Avhite silk  organdie.  Mr. French is an old Vernon boy,  avIio at different times Avas on the  staff of both local papers, and iioav  holds a responsible position on the  Hedley Gazette. The bride has been  numbered among the most popular of  our young ladies, and the neAvly married couple Avere the recipients of  many Avarm and sincere congratulations and expressions of good will from  a host of friends. They left by yesterday's boat for their home in Hedley,  and the NeAvs very heartily participates in the good Avishes Avhich they  take Avith them for a long life of Aved-  ded happiness and prosperity.  CARD  OF THANKS.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CoiiA-cyaiicer,  Heal Estate.  Mines,  CroAvn   Grants   Applied   For  Under  Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Kire Ins. Co.  Ocean Aueidenfc and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B. C.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Elmhirst Avish to  thank their many friends in Keremeos and Olalla for the kindness  shoAvn them through the illness and  death of their son Frank.  I OLIVER & GLftDDEN  -:o:  \ ttvil & Mining Engineers  /      '  :o:   I       TWINE������ aricl  IREAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. IU111VKS, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  The Gazette  received a copy of the  prize list, rules and regulations for the  first annual    meet of   the Okanagan  RiHe Association to be  held at Armstrong on Monday and Tuesday, Sept.  2nd and Hid.    There Avill be tAvo Avhole  days shooting, open to the menbers of  the Armstrong, Keknvna and Summer-  land Associations avIio join the Okanagan  Rifle   Association,     Some  eight  matches will be shot during the tAA'0  days, at Avhich   sixty   prizes   Avill be  given, aggregating in A'alue something  over $150 in cash, besides 20 valuable  trophies.      Lee-Enfield,    Lee-Metford  and Ross rifles only Avill be used,  and  the rules are practically  the same as  those governing provincial association  meets.    The Okanagan Rifle Association is   to   he   congratulated   on  this  shoAving for their first meet.    It seems  funny that Vernon  isn't represented  in   the   event,    unless  by   individual  members avIio may have joined some  of the other  three associations.    The  secretary of the Ok. Rifle Association,  and vice-president F. .1, Nixon of the  Suminerland  Association    each  have  our thanks for information concerning  the meet.  ASPEN GROVE CAMP.  The largest number of mineral locations is in the Aspen Grove Gamp,  of Avhich several groups have been  Crown-granted. About nine years  have elapsed since prospecting woi k  began in this, section, and up to date,  but few claims have changed hands.  Efforts are now confined chiefly to  keeping up assessment 'work and  Crown-granting.  The Golden Sovereign Group.which  makes a strong shoAving of native  copper, was bonded last March. Development work was engaged in and  a'shaft was sunk to the depth of 100  feet.  The Copper Standard group of  claims, owned by Price Ellison, M.  L. A:, et al., contains copper ore with  appreciable values in gold and silver. Work was done on the Bighorn  and adjoining claims, enhancing the  value of the property.  On the group of claims owned by  Dad Allen, assessment work has resulted in exposing copper glance,  chalcopyrite and bornite. Locations  held by Roberts and Budd, on which  prospecting has been done, afford excellent shoAVings. Some good exposures are to be found on the Tom Cat  group, where several strong showings  of native copper are in sight.  Bates Bros, and Armstrong, Avho  Avere among the first prospectors in  the camp, have several groups of  properties, on some of which considerable development work has been  done.  Disclosures on the Wayside Group,  owned by Larsen and Murray, indicate a wide ledge with copper showings.  TEN-MILE CAMP.  The camp at 10-Mile Creek has attracted attention on account of the  ore exposed by assessment work on  some of the properties. Work done  in this camp during the last two  years has resulted in very favourable  disclosures, both as to permanence  of veins and values of ore-bodies. An  open cut on the property of the  Broomhead Syndicate exposed the  lead, which is 15 feet Avide with two  Avell-defined pay chutes of high-grade  copper ore, with small gold and silver values. . In a former tunnel a  station was cut and AVinze sunk 15  feet on the larger pay chute, Avhich is  several  feet wide.  Work on the CoAvboy claim, owned  by the same company, has disclosed  a vein of ore of excellent indications.  On the Coronado mineral claim a  lead about 12 feet Avide, which seems  Avell mineralised,  has been discover-  A memorial service by Rev. A. H,  Cameron Avill be. held in the school  house, Keremeos, on Sunday, Sept 1st  at 7.30 p. in., in memory of the late  Frank R. Elmhirst.  Miss Armstrong, daughter of J. J.  Armstrong, came in from Vancouver  on Tuesday, 20th inst. By appointment of our trustees she will have  charge of the Keremeos school for a  year. The tongue of good report  speaks in her favor.  The funeral of the late Frank Elmhirst on Wednesday,'- August 21st, at  10 a. m., AA'as attended by friends from  all parts of the Similkameen, and every  home in Keremeos Avas represented.  The casket avus covered Avith crosses  and Avreathes of-flowers'.' The service  at the house and at the grave Avas conducted by the Rev. A. H. Cameron.  Mr. Conklin, avIio acted as undertaker,  made excellent arrangements.  A road is being surveyed from the  Dolphin mines to Keremeos.  Mr. Drury, inspector of railroads, of  OttaAva; Avas here last AA'eek Avith Mr.  Kennedy, of the V. V. & E. An interim licence to carry freight, &c, from  Oroville to Keremeos is to be granted.  Stanley Mattice is night-Avatchman  on one of the V. V. & E. engines on  the construction Avork betAveen Keremeos and Oroville.  Mr."'and Mrs. Malvan Avere the guests  of Mr. and Mrs. R. Elmhirst for two  days last week. <  Mr. BoAvland is an expert budder.  He and his assistants at; the nursery  are iioav busy attending to that Avork.  The Keremeos public school Avill  open on September 2nd.  The dead horse in Mr. Richter's field  has iioav the carcases of tAvo coavs to  keep it company. The odor is not any  better, but it is possible that a feAV  more items of this kind in the Hedley  Gazette, to Avhich the constable strongly objects, will rouse him to give the  citizens some relief.  NEARING COMPLETION.  The V. V. & E. Tracks and Yards Almost Ready From Oroville  to  Keremeos.  Since the return of the steam shovel  which Avas sent to Spokane for repairs  a feAV Aveeks ago, no time lias been lost  in getting the tracks and yards ready  for inspection before being taken over  by the Great Northern operating department.  The long fill to the south of the Armstrong bridge has required a large  amount of material to complete, and  two gravel trains have been hauling  constantly to complete, the rest of the  ballasting having been completed some  time ago.  The destruction* of a portion of the  bridge by fire last AA'eek delayed sonic-  Avhat, but it AA'as soon repaired. The accident Avas caused by some burning  coal from the locomotive dropping on  the ties and starting the blaze.  The station building is a roomy  structure and should afford a m pie accommodation for years to come.  Last Aveek the government inspector,  H. A. Drury, paid a visit>of inspection  and Avas met here by Mr. Kenned}',  the chief engineer on construction. It  is said that as a result of his A'isit an  interim licence to carry freight and  passengers is to be given at once, and  in a feAV more days a train seivice to  Keremeos Avill be giA'en.  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  visitor here  The Avriter of these notes for the  Hedley Gazette is ready to Avrite in a  Avay that Avill protect the public. He  has no axe to grind and no salary to  hinder him from discharging this duty.  He Avould be more than pleased to  have the Avork done by others but he  has nerve enough to continue until  that other person is ready for the  Avork. He Avill state facts and aim at  the highest standard of morality. If  a man is too dull to understand that  and finds that he is hit by an item, he  should kick the responsible party,  himself.  The " Avhenceness " and "Avherefore-  ed.  A large body of medium grade copper ore is in evidence on the group of  claims owned by Mr. Sissett and  others.  Locations held by J. W. Collis and  associates Avere favorably mentioned  in previous reports, and subsequent  work strengthens the conviction. H.  Stumbles & Co. have a large ore-  body in sight, containing copper pyrites, which give excellent assay  values.  The extension of the railway into  Nicola brings the 10-mile camp within   12   miles  of  shipping     facilities,  with a doAvn-grade to the station.  MILL CREEK.  On Mill Creek, about three miles  north of Nicola, Thomas Hunter has  a group of several claims, gold and  copper bearing. The ledge matter is  white quartz and the formation granite. Frank Lambert has five claims,  on Avhich several years' assessment  work has been done. Assay values  from both properties are good.  Continued Next Week.  ness" of a certain neAA* dAvelling at  Hedley, after complying with all the  requirements of the marriage Uiavs of  Canada, registered at the Central Hotel, Keremeos, on August 22nd.  Last month alfalfa proA'ed to be too  much for tAvo of Mr. Richter's coavs.  The third crop of alfalfa is cut and  Avill be in the stack this Aveek.  Mr. and Mrs. Turner, of FairvieAV,  Avere in toAvn on Wednesday.  About 100 feet of the V. V.'& E.  trestle bridge on the Similkameen at  Manery's Avas burned last Aveek, but  Avork at the ballast pit here Avent on  as usual.  Mr. Walker and family, of Vancouver, are among the latest arrivals. Mr.  Walker will put up a house on his  fruit lot at once.  A meeting of the directors of the  Farmers' Exchange will be held on  Tuesday evening in Mr. Jelly's room.  The folloAviug strangers are registered at the Central Hotel: W. H. Wad-  dell, W. C. McGregor and Colin C.  BroAvn, Vancouver; M. J. O'Brien,  Vernon; H. P. Christie, Ashcroft; J.  H. Kennedy, MidAA'ay; .11. A. Turner  and Avife, FairvieAV; T. J. Draim, Nor-  Avood, Ont.; E.N. Hopkins, MoosejaAV,  G. C. Mathison, Winnipeg; Jas. Mc-  Mahon and J. A. Mohr, Enderby; Geo.  E. French and Avife, H. P. Nelson and  J. A. Schubert, Hedley; J. H. Smith  and Thos. Roadhouse, Penticton; John  T. Prather, White Lake; P.Whimster,  Portage la Prairie; W. Thacker, Suminerland, and J. P. Keates and Avife,  Annapolis, N. S.  Mr. R. P. BroAvn Avas a  on Tuesday. ,  Mr. Elliott was.a passenger by the.  P. & O. stage for Osoyoos on Saturday.  Mr. MeLeod has a position in the office of the SteniAvinder Co. We Avish  him suceess.  Mrs C. B. Green and daughters of  Horn Lakeyvere in toAvn on Tuesday  and Wednesday.  Under the neAv postal arrangements  the first mail sacks, one for OroA'ille  and another for MidAvay, Avere sent  from here on Thursday.  Bill Miner has not registered at the  Golden Gate since he played his last  game Avith the guard at the penitentiary, Westminster.  There are many reports about the  strike of ore at the Steimvinder. Some  of these reports are likely exaggerated  but the general opinion is that the ore  is good.  Last Aveek a team belonging to th(e  Park Ranch ran .away, and considerable damage Avas done to a new democrat. It Avas a case of a driver's misplaced confidence.  Nurse Marion Hardie Avho Avas taken  suddenly ill on Wednesday is still confined to her room. She expects to return Avith her sister, Avho is also trained nurse, to Victoria next Aveek.  Mr. Parkinson's part of the survey  of the Okanagan Valley for the S, O,  Land Co., is finished and the Avork  Avill soon be ready for the Usonian expert to determine the best AA'ay to put  Avater on the land.  The pubiic road at the SteniAvinder  is required for the Avaste rock from the  mine, and another road is under construction. The grade on the iicav road  Avill be an improvement on the old.  George Ham says that on his AA'ay  to Hedley from FairvieAV be found a  mountain lion in possession of the  trail near the summit. At first he  thought he had a shy faAvn to deal  AA'ith, but a closer inspection revealed  the king of the Canadian forest. Ham  at once retreated and armed himself  Avith a club. He then advanced to  in tervieAV his kingship. It is perhaps  Avell for Ham that the lion had disappeared, for lions relish ham.  Mrs. Elizabeth Paterson died on  Monday morning at the adA'anced age  of 78 years. She Avas born at Oben, '  Scotland, lived for many years in  LiA-erpool, England, and came, to Canada in June 1906. Shortly after her  arrival here she received severe injury  from a fall and for'more than a year  she Avas a very great sufferer. She  held a high place in the esteem of the  citizens. Her daughters, Mrs. (Capt.)  Hine and Miss Paterson Avaited upon  her Avith tenderest regard. The funeral service in the church here at 11  a. :m and at the grave Okanagan Falls  at 4 :30 p. m. on Wednesday, and the  memorial service here on Sunday Avere  conducted by the Rev. A. H. Cameron. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   AUGUST 20','   1907.  and  "milkameen Advertiser.  ' speech  has appeared,    but he  might  I have  Avoven   in  similar  pictures and  1 said much  more    to   sIioav  tlie part  I played in the service of natinh-building  .'Inu-sdays. liy.tlioTlKDi.KV Gazkttk | .  ��������� i.vc and I'l'ni.isiiiNCi C'o.Mi'A.N'v.        ; by the   settlers   from   that   vigorous  i-iiMiTKii.  at I led Icy. B.C.                 ! .   . i county,    for iu  his   long association  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year.���������  Six Months..  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 linos to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  S7.00 for (iO-day notices, and Sii.00 for SO-duy  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, ������1.00 for one insertion. 2."> cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per lino for llrst insertion and 5  cunts per line for each'subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $],:'.n\ over 1 inch and up to J inches, Sl-00  pur inch pcrmonth. To constant advertisers  taking- larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on si'/.o of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every'  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes ol'tener than once a month  tho price of composition will ho charged at  regular rales.  Changes for'contract advertisements should  be iu the oflico by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, Managing fc-dUor.  ���������uni^trji *es*.CKin*-tHi*"  I.  Full Moon  23rd  Last quai'.  :������th.  1907  New Moon    '  i Hth  "  First quar.  Kith.  AUGUST  1907  Sun. fVlon. Tiies. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  ���������L  5  (i  11  12  IS  IS  19  '20  25  20  27  ���������/  .14  21  28  1  S  35  22  29  2  9  16'  23  HO  3  10  17  24  31  NATION   BUILDING  Hon. Frank Oliver in his talk before  the Canadian Club in Vancouver the  other day took for his subject 'Nation  Building," and in discussing it, he had  considerable taffy tor the men from  Bruce. He shmved the part they had  taken in the early settlement of Manitoba and the territories, braving the  hardships and difficulties incident upon pioneer life as their fathers had  done before them. It avus a point  Avell taken and a tribute Avell deserved.  Bruce county in the early fifties avius  a dense Avilderni'ss of forest  that   had  to be cleared before it  could be   tilled,  and the task of clearing   was certainly  no light  one.   for   those   forests   AVei'c  mostly   of   hardAVood���������maple,    beech,  elm, ash and iroinvood, Avith occasional streaks of bassAVood, cedar,   balsam,  hemlock  and   pine  for  dessert.      The  men who grappled with   this  stupendous task AA'ere either young men   from  the British Isles or  Canadian-born, of  either Biitish  or   U. K.  Loyalist parentage   from   older  settlements,   avIio  took Avith them   into  the  hackAVoods,  young Avives as stout-hearted as themselves.      In   thirty   years   the    forests  had given place to broad  tilled   fields ;  the   original   cabins    to   comfortable  brick, stone or frame farm houses, and  the primitive log  out-houses  to   large  frame bank barns on  stone and   lime,  foundations, in the basement of Avhich  thoroughbred    or    Avell-graded   stock  Avere comfortably housed.    Good-sized  families Avon: the rule,  the older members of Avhich had   ripened   into   manhood and Avonianhood, and with   such  fathers and such mot hers, these, Avhose  .services could now be  dispensed   Avith  ; Avith the affairs  of  the.'Vest he had  '.'.'liiJo ' ii'iiple opportunity to.meet the thrifty  ! laAV-abiding settlers from  Bruce and  i to know Avhei'cof he spoke.    ,  One  thing,   however',   he   evidently  did iiqt touch on   and   that  AA'as. the  cause. 'Avhich sent so  many   sons   of  Bruce to -.Dakota,  who  Avould other-  Avise have settled in Manitoba and the  territories.    That cause Avas the com He  pursued  by  the Toronto Globe,   the  great organ of the Liberal party in the  province of Ontario.    .During the Mac-  Kenzie regime,  from 1873 to 187S,  the  Globe upheld  the ��������� government in. its  policy  of masterly  inactivity  in   the  building of the  transcontinental  rail-  Avay to Avhich the honor and the credit  of the Dominion had been  pledged  to  British Columbia,   by  the Carnarvon  terms of the  union   of   1871.    Again,  Avhen the goA-ei-ninent of Sir John A.  Macdonald  Avhich  succeeded   that of  MacKenzie, set about to build the'road  and  thus  retrieve  the   honor of the  Dominion  and  do justice  to   British  Columbia, it  AA'as  the  Toronto  Globe  allied Avith MacKenzie, Blake, Laurier,  CartAvright et al.   of the Liberal party  Avhich fought them  inch by  inch  to  prevent it.    But the most heinous offence of the Globe against Canada, and  against decency, and AA'hich.caused the  expatriation of many good men  from  Bruce, Avas Avhen in its blind  partizan  zeal, in order to raise a'ery. against the  government, it|condenined the North-  Avest land   la-Avs  on  the ground  that  they Avere not liberal  enough   to settlers   and  pointed  out   that   settlers  could, do   much ' better   in    Dakota.  This insane disloyal policy it  kept up  month   by   mouth,     tooting   Dakota  lands and  land  laAvs,   in  the middle  eighties Avhen   the  hiving process in  Bruce, Huron and parts  of Grey Avas  at flood tide.    Those of  the  intending  emigrants from   these   counties  Avho.  Avere of the Globe's political faith, and  many others Avho Ave re  not,   Avere influenced  by the    Globe's   continuous  boasting of the superiority of   Dakota  land laAA's. and Avent  there  instead of  coming to the Canadian Avest  to help  build up their own country. This then  AA'as the part AA'hich the Toronto Globe  played in   ���������'nation-building"; but the  Hon. Minister of  the  Interior Avould  iio doubt fight shy of any reference to  so  unfortunate an  incident.     Nevertheless the fact remains that  numerous as Avere   the  settlers  from   Bruce  and Huron in the early days   of settlement of Manitoba and  the territories,  the same obtained to  a  considerable  extent in A'arious parts of Dakota.  NOTICE.  PUBLIC INQUIRIES ACT.  VTOT1CE is hereby given that, under and by  '���������*'" A'irtue of this Act. a Commission has been  issued to the Honorable.Frederick .lohn Fulton  ICC, and to Louis O. Carpenter, Esquire, Consulting Engineer, jointly, appointing them to  be Commissioners to enquire into and report to  His Honor'tho Lieutenant-Governor in Council  upon the irrigation of land in the Province of  British Columbia.  Meetings pursuant-to the said Commission  Avill be held as folloAvs :���������  At tlie Town of Ash croft, 2:2nd August, 1007.  At the City of Kamloops, 2Hrd August. 1007.  At the City of Vernon, i'llth August, 11)07.  At tho City of KoloAvna, 28th August, 14107.  At the Town of Penticton, 20th August, 11107.  At the Town of lvoreuieos, .W.h or Mist August, 11)07."  Provincial Secretary's Oflico,    w  22nd August, 11)07. 33-1  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  MASCOT ERACTIONAL, SKI PPEll FR AC-  TIONAL, BLUE GROUSE FRACTIONAL  mineral claims, and CALIFORNIA and  SPECULATOR Mineral Claims, situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yalo District.   Where located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Duncan AVoods. of  Hedley B. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  BnoH. intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  CvoAvn Grants of the above claims.  And further tnIce notice that action, under  section 1(7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ���������Dated this 22nd day of August A. D. 1007  32-10  ONE    OF   THE    OLDEST    BANKS   DOING   BUSINESS   IN   THIS  COUNTRY-50 BRANCHES IN CANADA AND THE U. S.  H. STIKEMAN, Genera! Manager  J. ELMSLY,   Supt. of Branches  Paid-Up Capital,  Reserve,       -      -  $4,866,666  $2,238,666  . BANKING    BY    MAIL-/  If Accounts of parties,living at; a distance receive every attention..    *,\ Deposits can be  made through the mail, and sums added thereto and withdiwAvn a.t any time.  ���������J Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley   Branch,    -    -   L. G. MacHaffie;-.-Manager  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "AVINPFALL." "MORNING." "BIG HORN"  aim ������������������WINCHESTER FRACTION" Mineral Claims', situate in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:  In Camp Hedley.  'FAKE NOTICE that wc, F. II. French, F. M.  ������������������������     (A No. B.ioSD. and Geo. II. Cahill, F. M. C.  No. B , intend, sixty days from date hereof,  to apply tothe Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must he commenced before the issuance of such CortBieutcs of Improvements.  Dated this-17th day of August, A. D. 1007.  31-10  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "BEAVER," "BADGER"and "ORO PLATA"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  Located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that we,  I. L. Pcnrdorfl', F.  M. C. No. B5ri73. L. W. Shatford, F. M. C.  No. Bf>5!)0, and T. I). Picki-.rd. F.M.C. No.B ,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claims.  And farther take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before tlic issuance of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 11th day of July, 11107. 2G-10  NOTICE.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The folloAving are the readings sIioaa'-  ing temperature, etc., for the AA'eek  ending Aug. 2Ith :  A ut  AT  TIM  ������ MINE.  Mi  ximuru  Minimum  IS  55  32  10  00  33  20  til  10  21  OS  ���������12  22  . .  05  ���������10  23  57  II  21  52  3S  COmtKSI'OMlINfl   AVKKIC OK  LAST  VKAIl  Highest maximum temperature (IS  Average maximum temperature 00.12  Average minimum do 39.2S  Mean temperature 19.85  Rainfall for the AA'eek .11  inches,  because   the   introduction   of   modern I SnoAvl'all        "        "        2.5 ���������'  implements bad lightened the labor of  the farms, were the very ones best  suited to people the 1 k-aa' opening pro-  A'inces of the Avest. The liberal education obtained in the common and high  schools of Ontario, the lessons of industry and self-reliance AVell-learned  during the transformation of the land  from a Avilderness to a. populous prosperous county, imparted to them most  of the qualities Avhich go to make up  ideal citizenship; but the task of making for themselves hoav homes on the  prairies of the Avest, Avas light in comparison Avith Avhat their fathers and  mothers had borne and in Avhich many  of them had no little share,  Whether the honorable gentleman  had elaborated his theme Avith any  such deta.il as Ave have given is not  knoAvn   for no lengthy report of his  Certificate of Improvements.  "COPPER CHIEF" Mineral Claim, situate in  tlie Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.   "Where located:  In Camp Hedley.  TTAKE NOTICE that I,   Charles E.  Oliver,  ���������*���������     Free Miner's Certiliato Xo. BnaS2. intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the pui-posoof obtaining a Grown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such'Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this thirtieth day of .lime. A.D. 11107.  2(1-10  CHAS. E. OLIVER.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "AYiil'l'K Guousi:" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located :   Independence mountain.  TARE NOTICE thai. I, William Dalrymplc,  Free Miner's Certillcat.i! No. .1.151X18. intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a CcUillcul'c ot Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tho above claim.  And further take notion that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated July Kith. 1IIU7. 27-111  Ti1������  LEADING iiOTEL  OF  TtlE,  SIMiLKflMLEn VALLEY  This  house is  neAv and strictly first class     .  in  every respect,  being equipped Avith all  modern coiiA'eniences���������electric  light, 'telephone, baths, etc.        :  :       Rates-moderate..  W. T. ATHERTON,      :     :      Proprietor.  fvrr7ra^T,TKy������������gniTO������tt^iii^wu.'v^������^  ������������rafcs0^������fc3^&3a&^^^  &������  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  x  a?  X  -  WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  Cot  toKSCCKCXVE  one  *h ��������� or Poultry  CALL UP JPHOrME: No. S  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  BL J. EBMOSm  Hm SHisitelkiir  X-  X  X  %  X  %  X  X  X  X  %  9tVL���������������VJ&Jt������JPJP^^  en 111 Hereimeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE <& REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  j*g3������BBnM������������������nr������itx.TrnTn-XCTB������.J a. in t .iiu.ii 1 ��������������� i^jlujjjt:  NOTIC3  Average  111  iximuin  do  57.85  Lowest minimum  do  31  Average  miniu  uin  do  37.2S  Mean  do  ���������17.50  AT  Till  :  MILL.  Maximum  M'inimum  Aug IS  10  20  21  22  23  21  09  77  S3  S3  S2  SO  S3  ���������10  ���������10  10  (ill  5^  (iO  58  Average  m  iximuin  tempera  lure S0.S5  AA'era go m i n i 1 mi 111  do  52.1!  Mean  do  00.10  Rainfall for the  AVC<  ���������k  .01  inches  COllllKSl'ONIJIXO AVKKK OK   LAST VKAU  Highest maximum temperature S3.  Average do  LoAvest minimum  Average do  Mean  do  72.71  do  47.  do  51.14  do  01.02  Si.mii.kamkkn Land District.  DlSTIIICI'  OK   Y.AI.H.  '���������PAICE NOTICE lh.it !ho Southern Okanagan  ���������*��������� Laud Company. Lhuileil. of I'onl.icton,  occupatioii-laud dealers, intends l.o apply for  permission to purchase the following described  land:-  Commencing at a post planted at the middle  of the east boundary of Section 21, Tp. ;'>���������">, Similkameen: I hence south 20 chains; thence west,  20 chains; thence north 20 chains; thence cast  20 chains to point of commencement, and containing forty acres, more or less.  Tim Soi'tiikkx Oicaxaoax La.vd  ( O.v.i'AXV,   Ll.MITK.I).  !. II. Parkinson, Agent.  BLACKSMITH  Horse Shoeing' A Specialty ! !  per I  Dated July 17th. I'.mT.  211-10  .-������woAVV������SKS6k  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  WHEELWRIGHT  and REPAIR SHOP  Stand opposite  Central Hotel, Keremeos  m*-������-:iT������wi;|������������ nr-iy������mmaKnVf^B������Tr^B^,WTi^*Terr~j\^.tr=t  ���������xnsDuuKxxrcs  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Distiuct ok Yai.k.  TAKE NOTICE that I,   Frank Reynolds, of  -1        Keremeos, occupation surveying, intend  tn apply for permission to purchase the following described land:���������  Commencing at a post planted about oOO feet  castof Ashnola. creek about 2A miles south of  Indian Reserve No 10, thence south 10 chains;  thence east 20 chains; thence north 10 chains;  thence west 20 chains to the point of commenco-  muntand containing WD acres more or less.  Aug. 12th, 1007.  FRANK REYNOLDS.  31���������10  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that, a, certified copy  of the plan, profile and book of reference  of the 'amended location of tho line of railway  of the Vancouver, Vicrorin, and Eastern Railway and Navigation Company, between Hod-  ley, B. (;., and Lot 2.(180, Group I, Yalo District,  sanctioned by order of the Board of Railway  Commissioners for Canada under section 107 of  the Railway Act on the 20th (lav of J line, 11)07,  was, on the 27th day of July, 1!)'()7, deposited in  the Land Registry Oflico for tho District of  Yale at Kamloops, B. C.  Dated this lircl day of August, 11)07.  A. H. MacNEILD,  Solicitor for the Vancouver, Victoria &  30-1     Eastern Raihvay and Navigation Co.  f  4  f -��������� -  -3   l-  !!  II  ,5      I  j   V  >1  v������   I THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   AUGUST 29,   1907.  REV ELY'S  S T A BL E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your Avants for Li\;ery or Team  Work Avill be attended to  by calling Phono 12.  W.'F.   REVELY,   Proprietor  1 H OT EL  x  K  x  X  X  K  x  *?  H  K  x  K  I  X  X  x-  K  x  K  K  X  HEDLEY  Established 11)00  Quiet axd Convknmkxt.  Si'F.ciAT, Attention* Given*  TO THE Tu.AVEttlXO PUIH.IC.  &&'' Rates   Modkkate. *ih3i  D. G. HACKNEY  Prop, and Manager .  SEEPS* TREES,  for the farm, garden, laAvn, boulevard or conservatory. Acclimated  stock. Oldest established nursery  ���������on the Mainland.  NO Seedless Apples  NO Pitless Plums  NO Cobless Corn  Just old. -reliable and approved  varieties a t reasonable prices. We  do not even supply any kings or  presidents just    tlie     common  British Columbian is good enough  for our trade.  Bee Supplies. Spray Pumps,  Spraying Materia',, Greenhouse Plants,  Cut Flowers.  We do business on our OAvn  grounds���������have no rent to pay���������  and are prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list lelbre you  place your order. Catalogue free.  1YI. j.  HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.  Notice to the Public !  OAA'ING to 11 rapid doc ase in the Avatcr  supply, it is necessary to begin economizing water to the fullest extent in order that the  Avbrks may bo kept running throughout the  ���������season. The Company request.-.,' Hicrofnro, that  each user see to it that, taps arc kept closed  and that as little 11: possible is wasted on  sprinkling or irrigation.  SIMILKAMEEN W. \Y. CO..  2!)-tf by I'-. A. Ito.-s. .Manager.  ���������s  x  x  x  X  X  X  ���������K  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  .X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  #  X  *>  X  T  ���������I.'-.  Great Northern  Hotel  A iioav house containing 'more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Tabic and  bar   first - class.    Rates   moderate.  PETERSON BROS & LIND,  Proprietors.  X  X  I  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  3  X  X  X  ,������  X  X  X  X  %  ���������*������^6'P^^^w.^tc^si^^^ci-s?.w.6?titj&s������ite*5*e  Tows* and Blsin<&.  ��������� Miss Violet Schon, of Princeton, Avas  'in Hedley on Tuesday on her way to  Spokane.  S. Praether, of Spring Creek ranch,  Avas in tOAvn on Friday last AA'ith a load  of apples.  H. P. Christie, provincial assessor  Avas in town last Aveek. accompanied  by his Avife.  E. E. Burr has moved his family  from the ranch to his dAA'elling on  CaAvston St.  J. A. Mohr, of Enderby, Avent up  the. river last Aveek to do some further  timber cruising,  Mr. Arthur Lakes, geologist, of Denver, returned on Tuesday from a trip  of inspection up the Tulameen.  Mrs. G. P. Jones came down on  Sunday, from the Nickel Plate, Avith  her children. She left the eldest,  Ayonia in Hedley, to attend school.  The iioav blacksmith at Keremeos,  C. L. Ciunmings, solicits patronage of  all who may require"blacksmithing.'or  repairs to A'ehieles. See.-his ad. in this  issue. ."--"������������������  Mr. Fin lay Eraserreturned on ...Friday t'uom Keremeos, and Avent 011  through to Princeton same day to  Avork on the school-house in course of  erection .there.  W. J. Forbes Avas home for a short  run last Aveek. lie has completed the  addition to D. J. Tunis' neAV stable at  Keremeos, and goes this Aveek to join  his partner, W. J. McMillan to do  some Avook on their properties at  Apex camp.  Residents of Hedley Avill find a great  convenience in the-arrangement made  by 0,'V. Pressor, the saddler and shoemaker of Keremeos. Damaged foot-  Avear sent him for repairs Avill have  prompt attention. See his announcement in another column.  Local competitors in the rifle shoot  for Labor Day will please remember  to put in their entries AA'ith the Sec'j'"  of the Rifle Association, G. H. Sproule  by Saturday night, Aug. 31st, and be  on hand ready to shoot at about five  minutes before S o'clock on Monday  morning.  Mrs, Souk up avIio Avas called to Oroville last Aveek through tho illness of  her daughter, Mrs. Bird, returned on  Tuesday, accompanied by her youngest  daughter Lilian. It Avas not typhoid  Mrs. Bird had,, as reported, and she  is noAA* improving. Mrs. Soulcup reports considerable typhoid in Oroville.  At ReA'. Mr. Jones' service in Hedley  next Sunday night he Avill haA'e the  assistance of Mr. D. R. Thomas in the  musical part of the 'exercises. Mr.  Thomas is a first-class baritone Avho  has had some distinguished audiences,  having had the honor of singing before Royalty.  Miss Blake, the ugav teacher of the  Hedley school arrived from Victoria  on Thursday and opened school on  Monday morning. A feature of the  present school opening is the fact that  a feAV debutantes for the infant class  Avere on hand. Among these Avere  Vera and Reggie Shatford and Monica  Smith. ���������  The Salvation Army Avas officially  represented in Hedley last AA'eek for  the first time, by Captain Laidhuv. a  Salyation lassie avIio Avas collecting  funds for a, children's home in Vernon.  There. Avas no drum-beating nor knee  drill connected Avith the visit���������nothing in'fact but the "crude demand to  shell out, and pointed personal reasons  asked for failure to do that same.  Mr. A. P. Loav, Deputy Minister of  Mines, in the new Mini's Department  of the federal government, and Director of the Canadian Geological Survey,  is expected in Hedley this Aveclc to confer Avith Mr. Cainsell avIio is in charge  of the excellent Avork AA'hich the Survey is doing in this camp. The Geological Sui'A'ey is certainly doing Avell  by the camp,, and Mr. Loav is to be  congratulated on his staff and also on  carrying out so fully his plans of a  year ago.  The heavy rain lasting all Saturday  afternoon loosened some boulders up  the canyon of Twenty mile creek, and  as a consequence the flume came to  grief and the toAvn Avas in darkness on  Saturday night. A gang of men, Avere  put on double shift and had repairs  made shortly after midnight. The  AA'ater AA'as on again and the stamps  dropping about tAvo o'clock in the  morning. Poor old flume! All the  elements seem to conspire against it.  When it is too hot it shrinks the planking and makes the. flume leak: Avhen it  is too cold, it freezes; Avium the heat is  prolonged and no rain falls, the creek  dries up, and Avhen it rains too hard  and too long, the mountains up the  canyon shy boulders at it.  PENTICTON NOTES  L. W. Shatford, M. L. A., is in town  for a feAV days. '-,   '  Mrs. H.. C. Huycke visited friends  in Peachland this Aveek.  F. Richter of Keremeos Avas a visitor iu toAvn tho fore part of the  week.  Ben Baker is -building a large barber j  shop on Main St. above J. R. Mitchell's j  office. " I  Master AndrcAA' McFie killed a large j  eagle last Thursday. Its Avings inea- j  sured 7 ft. 0 in. from, tip to  tip.  ' Messrs C.'.L. Rogers and Alex. Stewart are building pretty residences on  their bench lots.  R.M. (Tiny) .Ste.Ava.rt left on Monday morning for London England to  visit his parents there.  Mr. and Mrs. Riley , left on their  honeymoon tour, Avhich includes a  trip to the principal coast cities and  tho eastern provinces.  The Suiiinierland gun club came  doAvn and shot a match AA'ith the Penticton club last Friday. Sum merland  Avas again on top, so, your correspondent does not feel like giving the score.  John D. 'Kearns came down, froin  Vernon Friday and left the next morning for the loAver Similkaineen. Mr.  Kearns'. has severed his connection  AA'ith the V; C. Maddbck Co. of Vernon and is iioav in the real 'estate business for himself.  Rev A. N. St. John Mildmay of Penticton representing the Vancouver  Province returned from a.trip through  the Similkaineen and Nicola districts  via the Hope trail on Saturday's boat.  Mr. Mildmay reports a" most interesting trip. While in Hedley he visited  the Nickel Plate .'mine., and in Princeton he crawled through something  more than 150 feet of tunnel in the  Princeton coal mine. A few miles  this side of Hope Mr. Mildmay had tire  misfortune to get his foot entangled  in his picket rope and as a result he  AvasthroAvn from his horse and dragged quite a distance before he managed  to   extricate himself.    Mr.    Mildniay  says there are numerous mountain  streams Avell stocked Avith Dolly Var-  den trout. Gezette readers should  Avatch for an article from Mi'. Mild-  may's pen which Avill soon appear in  the Vancouver Province describing  his trip.   CC������   LABOR DAY DANCE.  Now is she Time  You Require  A REFRIGERATOR, an  ICE CREAM FREEZER  FRUIT JARS and  PRESERVING KETTLES.   The BEST place to get them is at ��������� -  ���������  ��������� ���������  t  u  99  We have just received a new  stock of the   above   goodsi  Also ENAMELED WARE  of All kinds.  ���������=  ���������*%&  FA I -R-V-I E W  W-  arrd,  i ���������; -. -  LIMITED  H EDLEY.  t  ���������  ^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������0;������������������������������������'������'������������������������������������������������������������#  The committee in charge of the  Labor Day dance, being unable to secure home talent to furnish ninsic, is  uoaa' negotiating with some outside  parties and they lnivo made arrangements that will guarantee the. A'ery  best of music.  There will be a short informal dance  on Friday evening to get the floor of  the neAA' school room in good condition.  $1,500 - PRIZES - f 1,500  BORN  WALLACE���������At Penticton. U.-C. on August  25th, to Mr. and Mrs. K. Wallace, a daughter.  SEzxarTfl-mr-"���������ir:  Egnapzrsnsssrrarasi:  Do your Boots and Harness  NEED   REPAIRING  If so,   take  them   to S.hatford's  Store, to be sent every Monday   to   C.V.  HARNESSJMAKER  and SHOEMAKER  Keremeos,   =   =   B. C.  Special  and   Prompt  Attention   given  to Hedley and Princeton Towns.     33-1  r#������Tr' ,?fllyw'7r*pn*T?T^'IT1rgn-fftWT U'JIJ! u' "-**-*"n-rTyTTT\Kfl1  Okanaoan College-  ^^^^ SUMMERLflND, B. G.  I'HKISTIAN SCHOOL for young  men and women, situated amid  surroundings beautiful and inspiring and in a ennununity of  exceptional moral strength. Regular  course for IJiivcisit.y ICntrancc. Thorough Coinmereial Course. Special  advantages for Music. Competent Instructors. Well appointed building,  tastefully furnished, heated with hot  water, provided with bath rooms and  improved sanitary arrangements.  Terms Moderate. Kali term opens^on  October 1st. For further particulars,  address the Principal at Siiinnierliind.  E. W. SAWYER, Principal  NOTICE.  IN THK MATTKR OK the Land Registry Act  and in the matter of the title to Lot Hi,  Btoek IS, and Lotti, Mock 21, Townsite of  Hedley, Province of British Columbia.  WI-IKRKAS the deed of .1. V. Rolls  above hereditaments has been  to the  osfc or  destroyed,  and application  has been made to  me for registration of a duplicate of the same.  XOTICK is hereby given that a Certificate of  Title Avill bo issued at tlie expiration of one  month from the date hereof unless in the meantime valid objection to the contrary is made to  mo in writing.  Va'. II. KDMOXDS,  District Registrar of Titles.  Land Registry Oflico,  Kamloops, B.C., Aug. 10th, 11107. 31-1  MONDAY and TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBERS and 3, 1907  PRINCIPAL EVENTS:  Horse  Racing  Base   Ball  Rifle Shooting  Drilling Contest  Trap Shooting  Athletic Sports  SEE SMALL BILLS FOR PROGRAMME  TT*mrri mi���������������������������!!!mm 1 1 "���������"~m  EVERYBODY   WELCO  E  COMMITTEE:  A. Holbrook, Chairman. AV. F. Revely, Scc.-Treas.

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