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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. I.  No.  3������  HKDI/EY, B.C., THURSDAY, AUG. 24, IU03.  $2.00, JN ADVANCE.  Methodist Church.  ..,   Hi-:i>r.Kv. B.C.  Sunday .School 'at !i o'clock.  Evening Service at 7:S0 o'clock.  ���������Kvcrybd&y welcome.  L. THOMAS. Pastou.  ftflflRLES flE. SflAW  Civil Enginekh,  dominion*   .vxd    pkovixcr.vl  l.vn*������ sukveyok. '    '  Orders mau'be left at Gazette office.   "  ftlEDLEY,       :       :      :       :       B. C.  Domlnionjiiitjon  D 60RIST1N&, V. S.  CoNSTLTiNG  Veterinarian  =====0.sOVOOri, J3.C.  Advice mid prescription by mail, $1.00.  WINKLER & MOHR  Penticton "and Princeton  Real Estate and Alining Brokers.  1905���������September 27 to October 7���������1905  Under the auspices of the  KOVAL AGKICCr.TUKAI. &  I.NDUSTIUAr/SOCIKTV   .    .  NEW WESTMINSTER, B; 6.  Stupendous and comprehensive '"-  array of Exhibits representing  the   resources   of   all  Canada.  ($100,000 ^SS;S $100,000  Enlarged grounds, new,   handsome and spacious'buildings   .  IIIMGIIT OF LAND  Between   Twenty   Mile  Keremeos   Creeks.  and  ['Correspondence   Solicited  from  Those Having  Rropei-ty  to Sell.  R H. KOGEKS,  it.A.,  ii.C.L.  solicitor, convevancku,  NOTAKV i'CBLIC, ETC.  Wokld's CirAsr^ioxsiui' Fvknt.s  iii Rowing and Lacrosse, Horse  Racing, Broncho "Busting," Mili-  tary Parades and Exorcises.  Royal lmsii Guahos and other  Famous Bands.  Graxd AVater Caknivat,��������� Parade  of Fraser river fishing, fleet, patrol  boats, H. M. warships.  Indian war  a canoes, etc.. etc.  Indian Sports. '  MTHEY AND (MB MOUNTAINS  McNulty's and Northey's Groups.���������Faithful Work on Hard Tunnels and Long  Trails. ���������Encouraging Showings.  Yeunon, B. C.  GILLESPIE & flflSLAM  R.EA.L   ESTATE  ���������AND -  /VIIINING    BROKERS  Insurance Agents,.Conveyancers, Etc.  Next'to Post OlUce. HftDLKY, B.O.  Koi'iil! information ivrile W. H. KKAKV,  JSkciii;taiiv  and  Maxac-ku,  Xr.w Wkst-  I MIXSTHli.   H. <'.  ran  Cawsfon 8 Edmond  (Continued from licit week.)  Or. the east end of a mountain variously named���������-Throe Horse mountain,  Red mountain and Norlhy mountain ���������  Jim McNulty and his partner, Tom  Roderick, are at weak on the Jim.  They have run in a tunnel SO feet with  cross-cut at the end of 25 feet. The  mineralization in the tunnel is (mite  strong at the mouth, and the values  are claimed to he abend 'i or $-1 in gold  and a, little over two pei cent, copper.  This tunnel was run in with a view of  cutting an ore" body outcropping on  the surfaces higher up the mountain  side, and v.;ork in the face of the crosscut gave, evidence of approach of a  change which indicated the close, proximity of>an ore body or si fault plane, I  The Dominion *Fair.  ���������With the Dominion Exhibition just  six weeks away this various committees that have had to do with the elaborate arrangements are working overtime in order to have , their work all  completed so that it will requires only  the pressing of abutton to set everything in full swing on the morning  of Sept. 2<th.  Scores of artisans and laborers are  busy on the site of the 1005' National  Fair and nearly all work has developed  into the stage where finishing touches  are the only worries. The old. provincial exhibition grounds, on which so  many successful fairs have been held  under the auspices of the Royal Agricultural & Industrial Society, have  been'greatly enlarged and with" many  alterations and improvements will', for  beauty, surpass anything of the kind  in   Canada.  The new buildings, which represent  the latest ideas and best skill in architecture, together with the expenditure  of .$o5,000, are now in the hands'of the  painters and decorators whose schemes  promise most attractive results.  The space in the building is ample  to accommodate a stupendous array o'f  LAWN   SOCIAL.  exhibits   representing   all   that is  of  being in o.vi-  EdWo G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        B.C.  ���������Estimates Furnished ox any Electrical Pko.iect for Power ok Light  ALLISON  C. P. RAILWAY TOWN  Will be in the Market in a Few weeks.  Jfl  1A/������a.tc-irmmlL&tr  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  01  J-  QD  a:  j  0  1  PURVEYORS  OF.  ALL KINDS  OF  Fresn Meats  Vegetables  AND  Fruit.  3a  1  D  -JO  w  r  a great deal of alteration  donee and a plentiful showing of talc  and black clay gouge being encountered.  Higher up the stoop mountain side  are several open cuts well mineralized  on surface outoroppings. On'oiio of  these a, oO-l'oot tunnel has been driven  showing mineralization all the way  and in the centre of it is an up-raise to  thl>"surface of about IS feet. Tn this  tunnel there is encountered a wide  hand, of highly oxidized gangue that is  in forest in the products and manufactures of Canada-and'the extreme limit  of this space will he occupied.  The British Columbia exhibits of  horticulture, floriculture", agriculture,  live-stock, fish", game, timber, minerals;, etc., will be: an eye-opener, to all  who are not in constant touch with  every centre and coiner of tlio province,  and it will ho a revelation to visitors  from other parts of the Dominion and  the world. Nearly every fruit growing  'district in the province���������and there are  about thirty of them���������will make its  best showing, which nieaus an amazing  display of what is destined to be one  of British Columbia's most important  resources.      - ���������  -  The sports and spectacular and-, musical even ts"'will be in keeping with the  general nature, of the great exhibition.  An Old Servant in a New Place.  Cut  Rates on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages....  Inquire for  Latest Fruit Arrivals.  HEDLEY,    -   -   -   B. C:  OUT  Maker  HED  C  I  . fl_./ ������������������<  Notary  SF'utoIlc-  Conveyancer,  Real Estate,  Minos,  suranro. Crown Grants applied  For under Laud Act and  Minor;!!      Act,  lu-  Now that thoGreatNortliorn is coming sure, just hustle in your jobs of  ollice stationery into the Gazette print  shop and get ready for your share of  the rush.  rnaorasn  To make good bread you  musthave u'ood flour.   If  1. -  you want the rest bread  you must use the best  flour.  full of ground quartz suggestive of a  sheer zone that'might seem to .hear out  the idea of the probable existence of  that fault plane in the lower tunnel.  They have a group of five claims,  comprising the Jim, Dimtholni, Standard, Surprise and Sunrise. The work  has nearly' all been confined to the Jim  and it is seldom that two prospectors 1  can show the amount of good faithful  work' which they have done this summer.  On the same mountain but farther  west, R. W. Northy is working on the  Beucorisfield group, owned by the.  IvQremeos-Pontiae Co., which he. organized with headquarters in Now  York. About twelve of the company's J  claims-are.on tins'mountain. On the  Beaconstioid a 250-f t. tunnel has been  driven, and on the Gibraltar is a 50-ft.  shaft in which some of their' best ore  has been found. Mr. Northey also-purchased last year from J. McKinnon the  Homestake, on Iliordan mountain,  which adjoins the Grand View, Billy  Goat and Shamrock on which he did  considerable work last year, uncovering an ore body from which values of  $'Jo in gold and a fair percentage of  copper wore said to have boon obtained.    Mr.   Norlhev   has   done  a   lot  of,  work in  surface'improvement  which ! particular bit of it   rest:'  will beneiil". not only   his  own   claims   prattle, locally of the peach and potato  but those in the viciuiiy.    Close to the ; VVo]K ;��������� ;ls younger davs it announced  Penticton    wau'ou   road    comfortable I , 1     * .      ,��������� ��������� .111      . xr       1  ,    .. .. .        T     , ,    ,  ... ,   ,.,.��������� the tateo: empires, to Id how Napo eon  buddings have been erected ior living! ' ,,-.,,,  quarter^ and the storage of outfits a.iid 1 '" lost Ins crown,   and   described   the  snp|)!ies, but t))e p;irt which is proving 1)101 rors  of   the commune,  of greatest bonelit to  other  claims   in' .. __^_. . .  ������������������ A' most recherche affair was the lawn  social given by Mrs. S. L. Smith, with  the   assistance   of   the   ladies of  the"  Methodist church,  at "The Firs,"  on  Wednesday evening of last week. The  grounds were well  lighted  with  Ian-,  terns, and seats for the audience   were  provided 011 the lawn, the  large  wide  verandah which rims the entire width  of the house being used for the stage.  from which the programme was given.  The "chair was occupied by A.Mograw.  The first number was a march, "College  Girls," by the Hodlev orchestra, under  the .loadoiship  of Mr. LL A. Wright.  The. players who took part wore:" cornet, Mr.Wright; violins, Mrs Rodger*.  Mrs. Lvon and C. H. Chapman;  tioin-  bone. G. E. French: piano,,Mrs.'W. J.  Forbes.    The opening piece  was evidence of the great improveiueiitvuado  by the orchestra, and a foretaste rtf the  general m'usicai treat in store   for the  audience.     Misses Lowndes and  McLean   gave an    insti-uniental    duett.  ���������'Masaniollo." which was enjoyed, after  which the orchestra  followed  with   a  selection schottisohe,   ''Sweetest Girl  of All." The chairman then introduced  Mrs. AV-. P. Rodgoi-s for the first lime  to a Hedley audience,  and  the violin  sojo, "Trovatoiro." winch she gave, far  outreaelu-d the highest'oxyeclation. although the fame which preceded her  had raised that expectation to the topmost pitch.    Tn.Mrs. Kodgers Hedley  has a musical artist whoso equal  probably is hot'lo he"'foitnd on   the province.    In response to  an  encore -.Mrs.  Rodgers   ga-vo   ���������'���������Nearer   My   God  to  Thee," a composition of her own.    Mr.  S. Flemhig sang in 'good form,  "Sing  Agaiii   the   Sweet' Refrain"  and   in  response to an encore gave a, seriocomic selection, "Lucky Jim." A piano  "  solo, "Bonnie Doon," by Mrs. Walter .  Smith was favorably received and Mr-  Wright's comet solo, "Serenade," with  orchestra accompaniment was well appreciated.   Mrs.  Rodgers,   by special  request, substituted "The Holy City"  for the piece which she was to give as  a vocal solo, and  played her own accompaniment on the violin.   To an encore she gave   "Annie   .Laurie."     A  waltz selection   by   the  orchestra   Followed,   after   which   Mr.  Dickinson's  vocal solo, ���������, was given in good voice.  Mrs: Rodgers' imitation of two violins  played on one was a most skilful  per-  formance'and the   "Soldiers' Joy," old  'style, captured the audience.    TI10 :orT  chestra gave the closing-number, "Golf  'Club."  It .was the first entertainment after-  a long spell and came as ;\ rich musical  feast after a long famine. At the close  of the. programme refreshments of  cake, ice-cream and coffee wero.sorvod..  supplied by the, ladies'rvf the church,  to whom the thanks of the audience  wore due.  THE  HOSPITAL.  Agent ior :  The Mutual Lifo Assurance Co. of Canada,  London 5: LHnc:s;;hire Fire Insurance Co.,  The Ocean Accident .1': Guarantee Co.  B. C.  i.&SL:'!0���������������?���������*?������������������*���������%?���������*'���������'!"������������������?��������� **.**.r*<.**,**-f*���������.**���������**.**. **./���������.&. *?���������<-*.  ^������^fe^ir-^.^.^.ar.^.^.cr:������-cr.C"-*^cr.er.^.^^v^  i)/  (*/  \b  \ii  iff  iU  \*/  it/  \ii  \t>  Hi  \b  Hi  Hi  ^  Hi  iii  JRY (SOODS  FANCY (K)ODS  .BOOTS & SHOES $  ������ Millinery in Latest Styles ������  ���������AOK.VI'S |.'Ol;���������  MASON (S, RISCH Pianos.  ButteriGk Patterns  B. C.  the   vicinity   is   the  splendid   graded  trail which lie has made up over   Nor-  ] they mountain, giving access to   Independence   mountain   from   this   side.  1 Over this mountain trail   the supplies  ! that have recently boon   taken   in   for  ' development of the  Apex group   were  packed. This matter of trails is one for  which the province owes  the   prospector a debt that will never be adequately   repaid.  Din'' north of McNully's claims is the  Cinnabar group, owned by Louis Good-  chap. The Cinnabar enjoys the distinction of being next to the 13i!!y Goat  the oldest claim on these mountains, if  being staked in "IStU by Xick Trego.-ir  for Capt. flail who was killed in'tho  Le I7oi.  Gkmcen Mor.vr.vix  Lies to the east of Norlhev lnounfain  On it are th  IST1-IK KINKST KLOCIi .MADK.  You can  always depend  on if.    Use no other.  $  HEDLEY,  :3:-33:-33:-3*.:S:-3:-?33:-3.iaa33'3P>.  :for sale by:  W.T.-'SflflTF0RD& 60.  fledleu and Fairview S  across Kerenieos rwi  Black group   in   which    considerable  I prospecting has boon done in a pyrrho- ' ���������sl'SS1"  ( ford dui'ing  the  and {.he  trying times of last  ;reat good to the dis-  i lite cajijiiug. South of Green" Minin-1 friet which has resulted from their  j tain are claims held by McDonald and j joint action; for had tho.v not steered  j Wccdon. on which prospecting in the j "tn(. n)Ulw whi(.h ��������� , ,'  1 garuetiti' and lime has shown up, ore  iving values in gold and copper,  and  which   they  did  it  would  have boon utterly impossible   to   have  uortiTof tin? Black grtuip Mrs.' Daly, of j got anything through at Ottawa.    Mr.  Macgowan wentout by Tuesday morn-  Koremoos, has a claim of considerabh  promise. On the west side of Twenty-  mile lake John Lodge and his partner  McDonald have a group of claims consisting of the- Blue Diamond, "Cliff.  Ruby and Heather-bell, and a large  body of good-looking ore has been uncovered.  A most'interesting .feature of the  new telephone line from Penticton up  the lake to connect with Kelowna is  that of spanning the lake with a cable  from Kelowna to the west side. This  will require about-threw miles of cable,  and from the Clarion we note that the  cable to be used is part of the old Atlantic cable. What food for thought  this simple and apparently matter-of-  fact piece of news carries. Memories  of the Groat Eastern which laid it in  1808 are recalled;, and tins little 3-mile  chunk cut out of the long serpent that  wizard-like, spanned two continents, if  endowed with speech or power of reflection could toil most wonderful tales  and draw wierd comparisons of local  circumstances. Here it will lie peacefully in the bottom of Okanagan lake.  In what part of the ocean bod did this j     '_rh(> iu)snjt;li fonuuittee   have   been  Hero it will j xvorkiug over time latelv to catch up.  .By-laws have been formulated and arrangements made to run booths in  connection with the celebration on  Labor Day. Collections are being  [lushed and considerable money is now  in the bank. The money in sight so  far is: government grant. Jj? 100(1: subscription at mine. SKiO; town subscription, Spi'ioO. Deeds of the lots are  being prepared by M<-^srs, Thomas  and Hedhmd. and plans for the building are being got ready. A. general  meeting has been e-dled for September  Kit.ii to complete organisation.  A. H. Hogeland.   chief   Engineer  of  the Great Northern System and .1.   1L  Kennedy chief ftuginoer  of  the V. V.  A: E. were in town on Monday accompanied by L. E. Shields of the big contracting firm   of   Xieuis and    Shields.  They left 011 Monday'for Tracy's Camp  in the Hope  Mountain.    From  there  Mr.   Hogeland     intended     going on-  through to Hope over the route of the  Groat Northern to their linos  on    the  lower Fraser, for it  is    practically an  assured fact tliat Hill's V.   V. it  K   is  to he an all    Canadian' road    to    the  coast.    Mr. Kennedy   will    return   to  Hedley and go back to Midway which  is at present the point from which  he  ! Air. A. 11. B. .Macgowan. M. P. P.,  j of Vancouver, one of 1 he noble live,  j was a. visitor to .1 led ley t his week, eom-  i ing in with ?<Ir. Shut ford 011 Saturday.  i .Air. .Ma go wan was doing the country  ��������� on a trip which was partly business  and partly pleasure. Me was favorably  ; impressed with Penticton and the re-  j gion round about, and Mr. Shatford  I induced him to come over into the Si-  ' miikaiiieen with him as they have  al-  ! wav.s been warm friends in the   House  t  : and worked    together  on    important  ,'queslions.    Here  in   the Similkniucon  j there is a particularly friendly fooling  1 towards Mr.  Macgowan for  the  man-'  j nor in which he stayed  by Mr.   Shat-  im-'s Flvi  for  Midwav,  , is directing operations.    The presence  A tidy letter-hea(d or hi 1-head   com-   ()f (Jontra(.tm. >Shiol(ls with  th(>        ,t  : mauds attention   troin     those     with. ...        ,. ;.  whom you do   business.    The Ga-/,otte   ungues well for the early letting of tur- ^  print-shop can lit you out in style.        j ther contracts in the Similkameen, .TH rfi. H lflDT-TCy_-GA7,F/irnK���������A-TiriTXSJT_l'7__lOnS-  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. AUGUST 24, 1905.  Zte H>cdUy Gazette  and. .-  Similkameen Advertiser.  Nsue-l mi Thursdays, liy tlic IIkdi.kv Gazkt  PlUXTINIS AXl) I'l'lll.ISllINU Co.Mr.SNV,  I.-i.mitki). . at Medley,  II. IV  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year -....'  .SAOO  Six Mouths..   1.00  A   MBQRAW,  Managing Editor.  Now Moon  2nd& Hist.  First (jliar.  Ilth.  ������'  Kiill Moon  IBth.  Last <|iiar.  ���������2������th.  1005  /\UG.  1905  'Sim. Mon.  Tues. Wed. Tliu. Fri. Sat.  1       2       8/  ���������i     5  o ;   7  8       0      10  11      12  r;   u  15      10 -  17  18     19  20     21  22     23     21  25     20  27     2S,'  20 J m     Bl  '���������������������������  ;o';    .   "      C.  THAT   DISMISSAL.  Prjim'ment Liberals in this riding���������  not self-constituted spokesmen for the  Liberal party, but men whose .voices  are listened to in the councils of the  party, have assured the Gazette not  only that they consider an injustice  has, been done to Mr. Wade in the  matter of the Penticton .post office, but  that Duncan Ross lias done an injury  to their party in Yale-Cariboo by listening to those who have urged him  to do this  thing,  and  they repudiate  the right of T. C. Revely to speak for  them in this matter. One reason which  they give for thus repudiating the  letter which appeared in last week's  Gazette is that.instead.of allowing an  act of which they were heartily ashamed to be forgotten as soon as possible  he must add tmther injury by placing  the party in a still worse position by  the ridiculous defence which he has  allowed to appear over his name.  Aneh t the spoils system Mr. Revely  must be credited with enunciating a  principle, of Liberal ethics, viz., that 9  years of Liberal rule should be considered the maximum'for a Tory to hold  office; and mark the fatherly indulgent way in which he condones the  Government's offence. Mr. Wade  moved the office " without the consent  of tin; Government, a matter they are  most particular about."  Note the self-satisfied chuckle contained in those concluding paragraphs  ���������the parable of the smelter flat. Have  property-owners in Hedley any reason  to thank Mr. Revely for the publication-of that kind of stuff:-    In all con-'  science surely the  town   has suffered  enough tiiis summer from the propagation of  that sort.of  rot  through  the  medium of jaw-wagging without putting it into cohl print and sending it  abroad to the whole province,     In the  first place, the cases are not parallel at  all, for in Penticton both the old town-  site and the  new are  owned  by  the  Southern  Okauagan Land Co., and to  accuse them of wishing to do  up  the  old townsite in the interests of the new  by trying to get the post office moved  is pure drivel,     in the second place, it  would be impossible to lay out smelter  flat as a. townsite and sell lots on it for  it was obtained for smelter  purposes,  and not for town-siting, and for smelter purposes it must   be  used.    In   the  third place   if the   Daly Reduction Co.  had the power to townsite smelter Hat  and tin- majority of the people  preferred to move there why shouldn't  they  have the post office there:- The greatest good to  the  greatest   number  has  always   been   considered   good  sound  doctrine: but apparently it is to bo excluded from Air. Uevely's new code of  Liberal  ethics.  So much For the letter signed T. C.  Revely. There is also a column of misrepresentation in the Similkameon  Star, signed A jax and purporting to be  from Penticton, but the manuscript  for which never saw Penticton. A  comparison of the two letters will settle very effectively the authorship of  both, no matter what flimsy ruses may  have boon employed to conceal; but in  this case the very clumsiness of the  attempts to conceal, furnishes additional proof of identity.  Now the Gazette has made no misstatement of the case, except in one  minor incident���������that of the petition  which it appears had not reached its  destination when' the dismissal was  made, but it is by no means certain  that Mr. Ross had not been advised by  wire of the petition with its purport  and the number of signatures attached  before the dismissal was made.    With  regard to the petition is it not remark-1  abie   that   the   same   mis-statements j  should   appear    in    both  letters and  couched in -precisely the same words.  They do not attempt to deny that  115 j  signatures nut of 125 were on   the  pe-j  tition to retain   Mr. Wade,   but they j  both say that the 115 were made up of j  transients. Now if men who have come j  in then* and  invested   large sums   in \  real estate and intend residing in Pen- |  ticton are not to hi! considered genuine  signers, ��������� then  where   do   the   carpetbaggers come in���������the ones who formed  a lair porcontage.of the remaining ton  who would not sign, and no counter  petition could be got up in  Penticton  signed by Ixma  fide, property-holders  or residents that could get a doy.en  signatures.  This attempt to convey the idea that  it is a case of one townsite against the  other is mere moonshine ' for reasons  already pointed out, ami is deliberately  intended to throw dust in the people's  eyes so as to blind  thein> to  the real  issue.   If the people of the old townsite  didn't want to see 'the-office -moved  why did Stewart & Mathias, who purchased the building occupied  by Mr.  AVade, force iiim out:-    To state'that  ���������'he was induced by the -8. O. Land Co.  to move, the office is to tell a deliberate  falsehood to mislead the public.   The  question of removal was never thought  of until Mr. Wade was given notice to  vacate, and it was only the'question of  the greatest convenience to the greatest number which prompted removal  to the new townsite at all.   To question that the greatest number is on the  new townsite would never be thought  of by anyone else except the writers of  these letters, for the difference is simply overwhelming in favor of the new.  Tn building this year fully five  times  more has been expended in the new  townsite thau in .'the old.   Ajax says  that the hank is in  the old townsite  and no one knew any better than  he  that the quarters in  which the bank  was opened were only temporary and  that the new bank building had been  arranged for. at the outset, and commencement made forthwith to get it  in shape,- on  Main street.- But the  amusing feature of all is that the point  to which Mr. Wade  had removed the  office and where it is now located are  only about from 150 to 200 feet apart,  which proves that the question of convenience does not figure in the case so  far as they are concerned, and that- it  is simply a vulgar exhibition  of the  spoils system.  Another feature which must not be  lost sight of is that to give, the thing a  show of decency and order the Department sent Post Office Inspector Greenfield in to examine, and report on the  situation, but they would not wait until his report was received together-  with the petition of which cognizance:,  would have to be taken.  There is in Ajax's letter an exhibition of personal antipathy towards the  managing directors of the Southern  Okanagan Land Co. The reason for  that may he easily explained. The  managers, however, do not require  any advice from Ajax as to how the  affairs of the compauy should be rim,  but they may have occasion to explain  to the public, how, in protecting the  company's interests they were obliged  to spoil a little game for Ajax.  As for Mr. T. C. Revely, a little additional light may be shed on the subject when it is known that rumor ascribed to Mr. Revely the first move for  dispossessing Mr. Wade, it being currently reported fully three months  before the dismissal, that Mr. Revely  was to have the. pcistoffice himself, and  subsequent moves look as if he has.  with the assistance of Mr. Ross, accomplished the remarkable feat of  transferring something that ho never  had. This is the feature of the situation  that is most repugnant to old Liberals,  who feel that their party lias been imposed upon to further personal ends,  and that the more the affair is raked  up the worse they, the Liberals, are  scandalized.  NOTICE  A SITTING of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the Nicola Licensing District  will bo held in Hedley on Monday, .September  4th to transfer the licences from .1. K. Hraser of  the Commercial Hotel, to II. W. Yates, and of  the Princeton Hotel. Princeton, from Albert  Bryant to .lames Wallace.  HUGH HUNTER,  32-2 Chief Licence Inspector.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "STAR OK HOPE "and "ECLIPSE" Mineral  Claims, situate in the Ososoos Mining Division of Yule District. Where located: Yun-  einun Camp, Mi Mile Creek.  TAKK NOTICE tluib 1. C. .del*. Green; as  agent for F. Kiehter. K.M.C. No; B788K8. for  L. M. Lyon, F. M. C. .No. B78S57. and for James  McDougnll, l<\ M. C. No. U78SIKI, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to imply to the Mining  Heeorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.'.....-'"  And further take notice that action, under  section .'(7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certiticate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of June. A.D. WO*  , 25-!) C. dell. GREEN, Agent.  BANK OF  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,666.  HEAD OFFICE IN CANADA,  H. ST IK KM AN. General Manager '  Reserve���������$2,043,997.  -      MONTREAL  J. ELMSLY. Supt. of blanches  HANKINO BY IYIAI1���������Accounts of parties -living at a. distance receive our  special attention. Deposits can lie made through the mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn utiiny time. A General Hanking Business Trans-  acted. ��������� Drafts issued, imyablc at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,     -     L; G. TlacHAFRE, Acting Manager  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  FR ACT ION A L Mineral  11  the  Osoyoos   Mining  ���������THK "GLEN WOOD  Claim,   situated  ...   ���������..-    ..,,...      Division of Yale District.   Where located  (Jump Hedley.  TAKE.XOTICK that 1, Chas. de Ulois Green.  * as agent for M. K. Rodgers, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B7JKKU. intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate or Improvements, for the purpose olobtaiuing a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  AXD FURTHER'', take notice that action,  under section 87, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thislith day of June, A.D. 190'.  21!) .-���������,-(:. dcR. GREEN.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  THK "CLIMAX:" and "IX L\ mineral claims,  situate in .the Osoyoos Mining Division  of Yale District. Where located: Camp  Hedley.  TAKE .NOTICE tliat 1. Chas. dc Hlois Green,  .*... as agent for the. Yale Mining Company,  free Miner's Certiticate No. B71I033, intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  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 87. must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certiticate of Improvements.  Dated thistithday of June, A.D. 11)05.  21-il C. rtoB. GREEN.  J.H.S6HUBERT  Wholesale and Retail  General     Merchant  Groceries  Dry Goods  Gents' Furnishings  Boots and Shoes  Etc., Etc.  Hardware  Flour and Feed  Sash and Doors  Lumber and Shingles  Etc., Etc.  Stores���������HEDLEY and  PENTICTON.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "MARTIN," "MAPLE LEAF." "DAISY."  "PINE KNOT" AND "MINNEHAHA"  Mineral Claims; situate in the' Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I. H. S. Cayley, acting  ���������*��������� as agent for J no. Gladden, F. M. ('. No.  B79071. Edw. A. C. Studd, F. M. C. No. B7!H>lfi,  and Chas. E. Oliver, F.M.C. No. B79072, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  J  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE <&, REITH, Proprietors.  Mining Recorder for a Certiticate ot Improvements,   for the purpose of obtaining   Cr<  Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of July. A. D. liWo.  28!) H. S. CAYLEY."  NOTICE.  ���������MOTICK is hereby given that 80 days after  f' date, I intend making application to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands 4������ Works for permission to gazette a Public Road from my Preemption, "Record Xo. 1020," east side of Okan-  ivgan Lake about (i miles north of Penticton, to  connect with the Kelowna trail, and about one  mile, more or less, south-west, for joining this  trail.  JOHN' ROBIXSOX.  Penticton, B.C.. August 7th.'1905. 30-5.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.   Livery Barn in Connection.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  HULLIOX." "EVENING STAR," "PRIDE"  and "GOLD .HILL" Mineral Claims, situate  in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District. Where located:  In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that L V. W. Groves, acting  A   as agent lor .John Grecnhill, free minors  certificate No. B7005S.  L. O. He'dlund. free miner's certificate No. B70001, and J. A. Schubert,  free minor's certificate No. 1171120!), intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate, of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown grunts of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37,  must, be commenced before the issu-  i mice of such Certificate of Improvements.  j     Dated thisi'.th day of July. A.D. I'.Ki.*.  I    25������������������'.) F. W. GKOVES.  PATRONIZE  YOUR   HOME  MILLS  Ask your grocer for.  Moffets Best  ^    and help us to help  British Columbia  by employing more men in our mills.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO., Ltd.  ENDERBY  AND   VERNON, B. C.  ^:  NOTICE.  Be-Pioneer Carriage  and  epair  HEDLEY,     -     -     B.G.  NOTICE is hereby given that..sixty days after 1  date, wo intend to apply to the Chief Com- I  missioner of Lands and Works- for permission to j  purchase I lie following described lands, situate 1  near   15-Mile creek:    Commencing at a post j  planted on the easterly margin of Lot No. 1071.  Group I. for the Osoyoos Division of Yale  Dis-j  trict, 'JO chains south of the  north-east angle of ;  sairl Lot No. 1071, and marked "John McLean':  and Nigel B, Ewart's N.W. corner", thence east I  10 chains;   thence souv.h K0 chains: thence west'  ���������10 chains: thence north 80 chains to the place of j  liegiimiug.'coutaining 320 acres,  be the. same j  more or less.  Medley, B.C., July 15th, 1005.  JOHN McLEAN  28-0  NIGEL B. EWAUT  amwia-in  NOTICE.  Ilorsu-Sliouing aiid all kinds  of Bliieksiuitliiii������- done.    :    :  GEO. ft. SPROUlfc,  Proprietor.  OIXTV days after date I intend to apply to  v-> the Chief Commissioner of Lands fc Works  for permission to purchase 320 acres of mountain  land, situated in .Hiniillcanieon Division of Yale  District; commencing at a post marked " Yeoman C. Kitley. south-east corner": thence running SO chains north; thoneo 10 chains east:  thence HO chains south; thence 10 chains west  to point of commencement.  Dated July 10, 1005.  28-0 Y. C.  KITLEY.  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc. :        :        :        : THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, AUGUST 24, 1905.  Town and District.  No teacher has yet been been ' engaged for the Nickel Plate school.  Einil F. Voigt of Voigt's (Jaiup was  ,   in Hedley on Sunday night on his way  to the Boundary.  Neil McKadden was laid tip a lew  days last week with an attack of quinsy.  W. J. Forbes went over to Green  Mountain on Saturday, going by way  of Apex Camp.  Hugh Hunter, Government agent  ���������and constable at Princeton was in  town this week gathering in the shekels for the Government.  Miss Violet Schon and Miss Gibson  oime in on Mondayls flyer from Greenwood. Miss Schon went on to Princeton on Tuesday morning.  W. A. McLean lias leased his house  for use as a school-room and will remove to Penticton to complete his contract of putting in irrigation works.  School opened on Monday in charge  ���������    of   Miss   Colbeck,   daughter of Mrs.  Colbeck,   who     taught the    Hedley  school so satisfactorily last year.  "VV. T. Atherton went over to Midway hist week to see his daughter.  Miss Atherton has been ill and is endeavoring to regain strength camping  over on the Kettle River with rela tives.  Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Cayley and their  son Beverly left for Revelstoke on Friday morning.   They expect to be gone  several weeks before returning to Hed-  ,   ley.  Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Armstrong left  yesterday for Hedley where they will  reside. It is understood that Mr. Armstrong is going into, business with J. A.  Schubert.���������Vernon News.  , Mr. and Mrs. Schubert returned to  Hedley last week after a three weeks'  stay in Penticton, where they were  camping on the- lake, shore, Mr. Suliu-'  bert thus combining business with  pleasure.  Mr. VV. D. McMillan was in town on  Tuesday. Mr. McMillan is well pleased  with the vigorous manner in which  the B. C. Copper Co. are going to work  to prove .up.the ore bodies on the Apex  group which he recently bonded to  thein.  Chief Engineer Kennedy's trip west  was cut short at Princeton by a tele-  grain which he received calling him'  back to Ottawa where he must appear  before the Railway Commission on  the 20th. Mr. Hogeland went on over,  the new route to Hope, hut-Mr. Shields  accompanied Mr. Kennedy back.  .T. F. Royer and wife drove in on  Tuesday. Mr. Royer has fully decided  on running his stage through Fa irview  which will be a very great convenience.  There should be a mail as well, especially sinceFairview has been made a  land office.  The children of the Methodist Sunday school will hold a picnic on Saturday, the 26th inst., on the hank of the  Similkameen near Pinto's. Conveyances will be at the church at 8:30 to  take the small children'and the baskets.  A cordial invitation is extended to all.  The. Labor. Day sports committee  have been using every endeavor to secure an outside base-ball team for a  match on the first day of the games.  The prize of $200 is a liberal one and  should bring a good team. Oroville  was disposed to entertain the proposal  hut finally declined. The committee  next offered to give them $100 towards  -expenses. This will mean 'that they  will get $200 is they win and $100  if they lose. Some arrangement on  those lines will likely be made.  Mr. Hilton Keith, of Allison, B. C,  was in town mi Monday. 3[r. Keith  is representing the Allison townsite in  Avhich the controlling interest lias been  purchased by the C.P.R. The big corporation is going to push Allison anc  make it an important railwny point,  which they can easily do a.s their line  from Spence's Bridge* will come out on  the .Similkameen at Allison, and the  Great Northern railway must pass  through, mi-king it a. junction point.  The townsite itself is a beautiful piece  of ground, making it a most desirable  location for a, town.  The trail to the Nickel Plate is very  inueh in need of attention, as it is- becoming dangerous in places. In fact  the trip, up the tramway looks to be  the safer of the two at the. present  time, Tor the thin covering of earth on  the steep mountain-side is sliding down,  and to make matters worse, some people who use the trail are in the habit  of taking a short cut down crossing  the various legs of the switch-hack, by  sliding their horses down in the dust.  Then* was a man at work with a pick  ���������and shovel fixing up the lower end  last week, but a footing will have to  be cut in the bed rock in many places  before it will be safe.  This year appears to be a repetition  of last so far a-s quantity of water in  the streams is concerned. The (Gazette rode in company with an old prospector about ten.or .twelve miles over  the country from which the water  ���������supply of Twenty Mile is supposed to  come, awl dry creek l������eds were pointed  out that were never known to have  been dry at this time of the year, - or  in fact any season until last year.  There were some of them dry also that  held out last year. Apparently there  is a dry time ahead.  Mr. W. A. Mcl-ioan was awarded the  contract for putting in the irrigation  works for the Southern Okanagan  Land Co. This is a very extensive  contract which will keep him busy for  the balance of the year or more. His  experience in this sort of work enabled  him to figure closely on the cost of  woi-k, and the Southern Okanagan  Land Co. are a business institution  and appreciate close figures provided  they go with good work.  Complaints are made to the Gazette  of shooting out of season. It is said  that a party down -on Sixteen Mile  were slaughtering birds last week in a  shameful manner. The season for  grouse does not open until September  1st, and this year it is claimed that  the birds seem to be two or three  weeks later, which would , have made  Sept. loth a more suitable date this  season. On Twenty Mile lake fool-hen  chicks were seen on Sunday last that  were not much bigger than an ordinary sized apple.  Jas. Hislop, P. L. S., received notice  last week to report at Winnipeg for  construction work on the Grand Trunk  Pacific and on Thursday morning took  the flyer to go out by way of Midway  where he had to turn over his field  notes to the Chief Engineer of the  Great Northern for whom he had been  doing work down in the. Similkameen.  Mr. Hislop's departure from Hedley  at the present time is to be regretted,  for he was a good citizen, but railroad  engineering has always been his strong  Iioint and hence his impatience  to go  tack to it.  Reggie Shatford, the little son of L,.  W. Shatford. M. P. P. was playing on  Monday afternoon near the Hotel Similkameen where they are stopping,  and in climbing a. small'tree he fell on  a hornets' nest and was badly stung  about the face and all over the body.  The shock was enough to have killed  many a grown up person, but he is a  sturdy little fellow, and a strong, constitution with prompt medical assistance brought him through all right.  The Citizens of  Machinery For Sale.  THE following list of second hand sawmill  machinery will be sold at a sacrifice:  1--California No. 2, ���������> x 21 planer and matcher;  1���������10 x US Erie engine;  1���������."Hiead block carriage and truck frame with  top saw;  1���������;V2 in. Hoc saw;  1���������40 in. Hoc saw;  1���������Bull wheel rig, complete except chain.  For terms and further particulars, uddr.css  31-tf  C. F. PACKARD, Agent.  Hkdlky, B. C.  ������ ALLISON ������  Now in the Market - Allison Town Lots  HEDL  Extend A  Cordial  Invitation   To   All  TO JOIN  THEM  i  IN CELEBRATING  LABOR DAY  $1,000.00 IN PRIZES  Foture Great Railroad Centre  nLLISON is the terminal point of the C. P. R. on the  Similkameen, and is the supply point for the Copper  Mountain District and others. v .  Aixison will be the junction point for any railway lines  running west and connecting with the Canadian Pacific  Railway, who agree, in the operation of said railway, to  make .the', town'-'of Allison a' point of general importance  in' connection with the working thereof.  Investments now in Allison will surely biing large  profits in the near future as railway construction proceeds,  and this is now assured.  Terms: one half cash, balance in six months and a  year, with interest at 6 per cent.  For F*ull Particulars  . -^-APPTVY TO���������  HILTON KEITH, Agent, Allison, B.C.  Rifle   Match  Horse Races  Rock Drilling Contest������  Base Ball Match  Athletic   Sports  fltDLEVS BIG STORE   ���������-^��������� ������������������a Headquarters for o^^-^^���������_      'k  MINING   SUPPLIES &  GROCERIES AND  HARDWARE 8  (of all descriptions) 8  Fireworks  GRAND   BALL  IN THE   EVENING  Subscribe for the GAZETTE  The Ceuneidiein  Bank: of Commerce  CAPITA!,���������$S,7()0,000. - - REST���������$3,500,000.  Total Resouiicjss (Nov. 80, '01)���������$91,000,000.  bt&S&&&&2&S&SG&&^  Everything   New and  First-Class.  Penticton Branch  A Hronch of the Hank is now  open at I'enU'cton. ]i. C.  Princeton Branch  A Branch of this Hank is now  open at Princeton. B. C.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT -Interest allowed on deposits of .������;|.(ll);uid upwards.  BANKING    BY   mpiIL  Deposits may he made and  withdrawn by mail.   Special attention (,'iven to (his  class of business.   ::   Drafts and .'Money Orders issued on all points.  A  General   Hanking  Business Transacted.  J. /VY. CHRISTIE  Manager  THTHmwiiasiifimraw  0   ������. ���������  JOHN JACKSON  Proprietor.  Bar supplied with the  Choicest Liquors and  Cigars,- and Special  Attention paid to the  Table.  rjua% of aofa tfian elseatoere v* & '<*  JBon'i take our coorci fori! r^Setul us a  triot enfertf^SIhe plates preve iJ y^><W*  ENOmvm���������r���������0^   Jfcr0M4,$>C. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, AUGUST 21, 1005.  PROPERTY IN  Is  A Good,  Safe   Investment  NOTICE  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the'Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre, of the  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of > '  Britisli Gambia.  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.)    $400 to $600  Other Streets       $200 to $400.  .... 1 dviTl.3....  A iMKU'V THOMAS HRVAJfT, of the Princc-  .���������**��������� ton .Motel, Princeton, intends to apply to the t  Licence Commissioners for.the Nicola District,  for permission to transfer his hotel, lieenee to  .lames Wallace. ��������� >.���������' ���������   . ���������  ,Dated at Princeton, A iiffiis'tSttli, 1!X)5.  ,:a-l '     Al.llKKT TllO.MAS Bkvaxt  OLIVER & GLADDER  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:<):  7VYIINE3 einc*  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  HEDLEY-is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and with the advent-of this i-oad,  which'is assured in the near future, it-will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring,  big.returns oi( money invested at the present time.  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  OTE'L  EDLEY  For' Those Who  Invest Now.  Purchase a lew Lots before the Railway C������mes=  The  Leading  For F'ull Particulars, TViaps Eto.,  -APPl-V   TO-  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary andTlanager,  p,  nfcl^LfcrfYo       Oc \^m  SIMILKAMEEN  Livery, Feed and Sale Stable  Single and .Double Saddle  and  Pack  Drivers. Horses.  Wood for Sale.  HOPKINS (������> McINNES, Proprietors, Hedley  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  First Class  in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters .of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Conimerclal  Hen,   :   :   ; ���������  Btpst Only Provided for Table  and Bar.  W. J. Henderson, Prop.  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  ������>��������� ..v/*  e  Hot>ei  HEDLEY, B.C.  This hotel tinder new management has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is .supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  L  HERRING & WINKLER,.P-KOPs,  OirKMK������MnMIEEUV3t  ranuuicasua  Choice   Liquors  and   Cigars  always in stock.  Good Table and Comfortable  .Rooms.  '/'. H A V E  YOU  TRIED  LOVES  PERUVIAN-  i a 9 \5 li    p*  Careful, attention to wants of travelling ^     |  $3ui1bli<c ancS regular boarders.  ... W. v  Y  The  GRAND   UNION is the nearest to the 'works of the Daly  j $     Reduction Co., which makes it especially suited for regular boarders.  A LI-   WII1TI-:   IIKIVC.  r������ua a "h-"yt"1""        ���������' ���������������������������������  I      JOHN  LOVE,    -  ! .St������a4'4oner9  !   ���������  fHEDLEY'& FAIRVIEW  fHEDL-EY, B. C  Pine New   Covered  Stage   Carrying  Royal Mai  Passengers and   Express to  if 1  :<>:  Special Pigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :  :0:-  Fairview and Penticton  --also���������  Proprietors-FAIRVIEW    AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  ! HEDLEY,  B.C.'  Good Horses and Pigs and Careful Drivers.  L  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  SU'iet'iy .First Class Service.  Special  Attention given to  the Travelling .Public.  Teaming of all kinds done.  Horses '.Bought and Sold.  Proprietor.

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