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The Hedley Gazette Dec 6, 1906

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 .'������������������:.'If|  ���������:" i '���������, i  ��������� i i/ f-.j i'    -.  v - vlv^'/V  AV,'A5   V  /^^^- A"*^n> SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  -:WV  Vol. II.  isd.  DEC H .������*"  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6,   1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CJW������Bt3lN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  B.  HEAD  OFFICE,   TORONTO  E. WALKER, General Manager t   ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN  THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  BAN&BNC   BY   MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with-any branch  of the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits  made or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid  to out-of-town accounts.  SCOTCHMEN  FOREGATHER  Hedley\s First Celebration of  St. Andrew's Day.  Scotia's Triumphs Recounted  An Excellent Dinner��������� -Larder and Cellar  Vie in  Producing Good Cheer���������Improving the Hours With Speech  and Song ��������� The ,'Hccht o'  Hospitality.  Penticton Branch  J. M. Christie,  Manager.  CHARLES JE. SHAW  CtA'IL ENGINEER,  Dominion   and    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders maij-be left at Gazette office.  HEDLEY,       :.     :       :       :       B. G.  R.  H. ROGERS,     ,      ���������'  m.a., b.c.l.  sol ic [tor, cox v'e yance r,  notary public, etc.  Superintendent Hussey's Visit.  Mr. F. S. Hussey, superintendent of  provincial police arrived iu Hedley on  Thursday last on his Avay from V'ernie  and Boundary points. Mr. Hussey  Avas in the Pernio"district during the  Avhole of the coal strike. While Mr.  Hussey's absolute neutrality forbade  any expression of opinion by him on  the merits or demerits of the case for  either the Coal Company or the strikers, yet it av;is very evident that the  miners Avent up several notches in his  faA'or because of their correct, ordei ly  behavior during the continuance-oi"  the strike. He does not believe in  making any display of power unless  such be absolutely necessary, and for  that reason he Avent alone into the  district. Avhere he found the miners as  loyal to the cause of laAV and order as  any other residents of the district.  From Grand Forks he AA'ent up to the  Estimates Furnished on any Elec--| acene of the dynamite outrage at Niagara, hut up till- the time .of leading  Hedley he had received  no   neAvs   re-  Yernon, B. C.  Edw.C Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  trical Pro.iect forPoaa'er or Light  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIST  (College of Liberal Arts)  Will'report on geologic conditions in the  A'icinity of XiokolPIato Mine, and Similka-  incen country generally. : : Dependable  and   disinterested ��������� reports furnished..  HK1) LEV.  B, C.  " '      ��������� '  Grand Union  Hotel ���������___  HEDLEY, B; C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  I garding the Italian Cedio. While in  Hedley he had a matter to investigate  in his oavii department of provincial  police for the department of Justice,  He left On Saturday for Keremeos,  and intended to go out .via-the Great  Northern.  A good-looking and   good natured  company of thirty-four, sat down to a  magnificent spread  prepared by mine  host, J. E. Gibbon, in the dining room  of the   Hotel Hedley.   on    St.    An-  dreAA''s night in  honor  of  .Scotland's  patron  fciint.    The a*   Avere.   hoAA'eA'er,  not all Scotchmen  and Mime not even  descendants  of Scotch, but this latter  is not urged as a reason aa'Iiv the company AA'as good-looking.     There was a  Scotch menu card  and many Scotch  dishes but only tAvo natiA-e sons of the  heather AA'ere there to partake of them.  Nevertheless Canadians' of Scotch descent sIioav that the soil of Canada is  favorable-   for   the    reproduction    of  Scottish   seutiment.    Their fathers in  many eases  emigrated 'from Scotland  and "at. the  old  fox   oats sour grapes  the young ones' teeth are set on edge."  Then there  is  the  Scotch-Irish blend  broAved in the province of Ulster, and  claimed   by   sonic   to   be an iinnroA'e-  nienl on   the   old   article   itself,   and  these and their descendants  obeying  the inexorable laAV of natural selection  graA'itate around  the   banquet hoard,  Avhen   the memory of either St. Andrew   or   Bobb>'   Burns is  to be celebrated.  ���������' Finlay Fraser, a sturdy Canuck,-of  Scotch parentage, discharged the duties of toast-mastei- Avitlvconsuminate  skilland Sue regawr^or^ancieiit forim  The menu card Avhich Avas too Doric  for the comprehension of many of  the guests AA'as as folioavs:  toast given to J. D. Brass and L. G,  MacHaffie. The former traced the  impress upon Canadian life, made by,  the irresistible sweep of Scotch immigration. The latter dealt Avith the extent and resources of the Dominion  and the rapid development that was  setting in. Avhich encouraged the hope  of immense extension of industrial  Avealth and population in the near  future.  The Army and Navy Avas responded  to by A. MegraAV, after Avhich Mr.  McPhail sang in good \*oice the  "March of the Cameron Men."  Possibly the most important toastof  the evening avus  "The Mining Industry,"   Avhich   brought    an    excellent  speech from F. A, Ross, general manager of the  Daly Reduction  Co. and  Yale Mining Co.     His presence at the  banquet, in spite, of the stress of work  Avhich he  has  on  his  hands,  and the  heartiness and  neighborly spirit Avith  which he entered into  the enjoyment  of the occasion   Avas  thoroughly appreciated by the guests,  but Avhen by  AA'iiy of introduction < to  his speech, he  expressed  the pleasure it  had giA'en  him to mark the friendliness that had  been shoAVii him in Hedley, and   to  find himself persona grata whore he  had been  led to expect the opposite,  he struck a responsive  chord  in his  listeners   that   augurs   Avell   for    the  harmony Avhich  is bound henceforth  to prevail in this community.    He had  formed   a.   favorable   opinion , of .the  country and its  la avs .when    he had  spent some time in Rossland ten years  ago,  and  that   faA'orable    impression  The* mining  MdflNM RED17IV0S  Resuming of Operations  the Old Cariboo.  Oil'  AS SEEN BY AN OLD-TIMER  Lowering Water in the Mine at the Rate  of  Seven   Feet   per   Day���������  Historical Sketch.  Avat being strengthened  Liaa's here AA'ere good and  offered en  couragement  JflS. CLARKE  $ HEDLEY, B.  ������ Clocks and Watches for Sale.  c  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,   Ileal   Kstatc.   Alines.  Crown    Grants   Applied    Kor  1'nder   Land   Act  and  Mineral Act.  Ap'ont  for:  London & Lancashire Kiro Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and fiuaruntee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:  Civil & Mining Engineers  Wedding at Penticton.  A quiet but  pretty  wedding   was  solemnized  at the home  of Mr. and  Mrs. .T. R. Mitchell of Penticton, B.C.,  on Wednesday   evening,   Nov.   28th,  AA'hen their cousin, Miss Mabel Mitchell  of Winnipeg, Avas united in marriage  with Mr. James  Boyd Fisher of-.Kel-  OAvna,  B.   C  formerly of Greenock,  Scotland.     Roa\   B.   M.    Balderston,  B. A.,  officiated.     The bride  wore a  very pretty goAvn of cream silk, crepe  de chene Avith hand embroidered yoke  in silk  and baby  ribbon.    The  bride  carried  a  shoAver   bouquet   of  bridal  roses.      Mrs.   Mitchell   attended   the  bride and Avas A'ery becomingly goAvn-  ed in champagne henrietta. cloth, Avith  bodice, of lace  trimmed Avith touches  of pink. She carried a shoAver bouquet  of pink and Avhite roses and carnations.  Little  Miss  Edyth Mitchell, in Avhite  silk, made a very dainty little floAver  girl.      Miss  Ede   played   appropriate  music during the evening.    After the  ceremony the guests  repaired to the  dining room,   Avhere a dainty supper  AA'as serA'ed.     Tlie bride's going aAvay  goAA'ii Avas a handsome tailored suit of  royal blue  broadcloth, trimmed AA'ith  black silk military braid.    The hat of  Avhite felt  AA'ith   Avhite   plume,, completed a charming costume.    Mi-, and  Mrs. Fisher left on the morning,  for their home in KeloAvna.  boat  Farewell Ball,  MINES eit\dL  RE/\L   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B.C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknks. Prop.        Penticton, B.C.  A very pleasant social event took  place at Keremeos on Friday night  last. It AA'as a. ball given by the contractors' staff' and engineers of the  Great Northern, Messrs. Kellet, Cunningham, McLeod, Chiene. and Flan-  nigan, avIio Avere leaving there on the  completion of the grade. The dance  AA'as held in the school house. Excellent music avus provided and there avus  a good attendance, a most enjoyable  evening being spent. The supper avus  giA'en in the Hotel Keremeos where,  mine host Kirby, provided an excellent  spread. The dance Avas pronounced  one of the most pleasant and successful that have  been  held at Keremeos.  ;    MENU..  The parson avuII. Avi' admonition due, ask a  blessin' to begin ivi'.  Oa'stkks  Scokcii Broth aa'i' Kail, Cakhots an'  Xkki's In Tilt, 't  b'HKsu Hkkkin'-JTuae Labrador  M hae a drooth, an awfu drooth, an' Avater  does iiixo. gnkl."  Loiisteu Salad   ��������� -..���������'���������'  BliEIST O' BlKDS   AVI' DltESSrN'  TinsBUBIH.AMOCK, AVI'  ClIAl'Prr Tattiks  Haunch o' Venmson  Frae the hills o' Hedley  Loin* ok Beek  Tiie.Haogis  Great chieftiim o' the puddin' i-ace.  But the haggis is king- o' the table  A Scotchman's maist tonhtsoiac delecht.  By dinin' on (hat he is able  To match ony twa in a focht.  'Apple and Hot Mi.voe Pies  Scotch oat calces an' cookies.  A IvUHIH'CK h'UAE McbAKKN's 'O PERTH  Lemon a no MTU.vwitEiuiV Jellies  Kit cits. Xrrs an' Raisins  Tea Cofkke  AA'c thank thee, Lord, for these mercies a'.  Sav far ayont:- oor merits.  Let Mistress tlibbon tak all' the plates.  And .lock briny lien the spirits.  TOAST LIST.  The first on the toast list AA'as "The  King," responded to by the companA"  singing, "God Save the- King."  Next folloAveil "Scotland's Patron j  Saint," responded to by Roa*. 1������. ^\'. ;  Hibbert. in an instructive address I  suitable alike to the subject and the j  occasion. j  A song. "Loch Lomond," AA'as sung j  by Mr. L. G: MacHaffie. I  "The Land o' Cakes" fell to the lot of  Messrs, T. .1. Armstrong. D. C. Scott  and D.   McPhail,  and all  in  a happy  to outside capital, and  especially so Avhen it had iioav become  apparent that theie aahs no longer  au inclination to tainper Avith them.  This feature Avas most gratifying to  mining men, With judicious optimism Avhich is essential for a successful  mining man in ancnv field, Mr. Ross  couldsee a bright- future for the. mining industry hi this district and pro-'  vince and gave reasons. What the  province needs is abundance of .capital  and plenty of skilled labor. Mining he  Avas certain must prove to he British  Columbia's most important industry,  and to retard it bj' undue taxation or  other hindrance would be a- mistake.  Mr. G. P. Jones also ,resoonded to this  toast and spoke of the debt Avhich the  mining industry OAved to the prospector, and offered suggestions tending to ameliorate the pi-pspectoi-'s lot.  A  reading,   "The   Society- on  the  Stenislaus," was given by A. MegraAV.  i     "The Learned Professions,"  Avas re-  j sponded     to   by   Dr.   Whillaus   and  Messrs.  Holbrook,  Reid and 'Cootes-  each of the  last three gentlemen representing a. separate dopartrnent  of  allied industry AA'ith mining.     Messrs.  Holbrook and-Reid  aa'Ikj   haA'e charge  of cyanide and amalgamation, met the  greater number of  the guests   for the  first time and   made a favorable  impression.    Mi-. Cootos, electrician, did  not handle, any lightning,   but gaA'e  the late John Hay's "Jim .Bludso and  the Prairie Belle," in very good form.  The "Pioneers" had an apt sponsor  in Mr. .J. A. Schubert, Avhose residence  in the province dates  back  over forty  years, and Avho   related  some  of the  difficulties  of   transportation   in    the  early days.    Mr. John Love OAvned up  to  a   residence   of   tAvelve   years,   as  a  qualification  to rank  as  a   pioneer,  and noted A'arious UnproA'cments effected in  that time.    Mr. Schubert sang  voice  " Ma'  Camp MeKinuey. Nov. 21st.  To the Editor of the Hedley Gazette:  Dear Sir.���������The great interest you invariably take in all that concerns the  progress and Avell'are of the Siniilka-  meeii district will, 1 it-el, ensure me a  small space in the Gazette to tell the  good neAA's that the familiar toot of  the old Cariboo's whistle once more  gladdens the ears of the faithful IVav  who still belioA'eina prosperous future  for Camp MeKinuey.  Briefly, this welcome eA-ent has been,  brought about by the leasing of'the  Cariboo group of seven claims, A'ix:  the Cariboo, Amelia. Okanagan, Alice,  Emma, Maple Leaf and Sawtooth  fraction, to a syndicate of Phoenix  mining men, and already the work of  unAvatering the mine has commenced,  Preparatory to actiA'e mining operations, an electric plant Avill then be installed and the mill thoroughly overhauled and repaired for putting  through the extensive,  body of good  grade ore knoAvn to exist in the vicinity of the mill.  The history of the Cariboo is practically the history of MeKinuey, the old  mine ever haviug been the luaiustay  of the camp, its Avhistle blmving with  the regularity of clockAVork, the hum  of its stamps sending one to sleep and  greeting yon as you awake, Avhile  every month might be seen a group of  smiling miners making their AA'ay to  the company's office to receive the  welcome cheques. "Men might come  and liien might go," but for ten years  (1894-1903). the Cariboo kept-the even,  tenor of its Avay a'nd during that period  produced nearly $1,500,000, about one-  half of AA'hich AA'as' paid to its shareholders.  The Cariboo and Amelia .claims Avere  located iu'������������������May, 1887, ' by Messrs. A.  McMinney. F. Rice, Burnhain and  Lefevre, aa'Iio started from Shokane to  prospect the hea.d ' Avaters of Rock  Creek, stopping en route at the Victoria mineral claim, (located in 1881)  on the North Fork, of Rock Creek.  The rich shoAvings on that ijro]Jerty  determining our prospectors to folloAv  up on the backbone of the peniusiila,  formed by the iavo forks of Rock  Creek, that night Ccimping on a small  plateau in the foot-hills of Bald mountain.  When morning broke it AA'as dis-  good  Highland  A-ein. The tAvo last mentioned Avere  the only native Scots in the gathering  and the latter in particular shoAved  that the gift of oratory is not neglected among native Scotchmen for he  had mastered the art of thinking on  his legs, and with sentences nicely  rounded out he spicily and in good  taste told, among other things, of Iioav  in the past England had gone to Scotland for a king and to-day for both  the premier and the leader of the opposition, in the imperial parliament.  A song "Wully BreAved a Peck o'  Malt," Avas sung, by D. McPhail.  "The  Land We  Live In,"  was the  m  very  Home."  For "The Ladies," Messrs. .1. P.  Watson. L. G. MacHaffie and H' D.  Barnes responded, Mr. MacHaffie  supplementing his appreciation Avith a  local adaption of "Conihv Thro' the  Rye," and Mr. McPhail sang "Green  GroAvs the. Rashes O".  The remaining toast Avas "Our Absent Friends," after Avhich the company sang "Auld Lang Syne."  The toast list had for 1' envoi the  naiA-e hut tell-tale request, "Your  aiim Jamie, I hae sairly lamed  inysel."  The Molson Independent, of the 23rd  ult, said, that although the coal strike  had been settled on the 12th of November, coal had not yet commenced to  come in fast enough to keep work going and as a result both the tracklay-  ing and ballasting, gangs between  Molson and Oroville Avere idle.  covered that the tent had been pitched  on some ore croppings.    A liCtle prospecting soon  rcA'ea.led  the richness of  the find  and  tAvo claims,   the Cariboo  and    Amelia   Ave re   staked���������believing  ���������the   A'ein   ran   AA'ith   the    formation,  northerly  and  southerly,   the  claims  Avere  located accordingly,   to   find on  further prospecting that  the  vein cut  across the stratification   wit li   an  east  and Avest trend,   and   a   southerly dip.  Hence   the   Iaa'o   claims cover scarcely  1200 feet of the ledge.    The  sinking of  a .small shaft   still   finther proved the  value of the strike, gold   being plainly  visible in the rock   on the   little dump  pile  a specimen giA'en the Avritcr being  literally  plastered AA'ith   the   precious  metal.    It  Avas,   indeed, a poor man's  mine, Avith pay from the   grass roots  doAvn.    The neAA's of the strike quickly  spread and in  a  short  time   the little  plateau,   uoav   the  site of  MeKinuey,  Avas covered Avith tents and men Avere  milking locations iu   tAvo feet of suoav.  Quartz mining  in   British Columbia  AA'as very much  in   its infancy.    Victoria, in   those  days  the  only money  centre,   had scarcely  recovered from  the   disastrous  effects of the Cariboo  quartz fiasco of '78, and it may be Avell  understood that the gloAving accounts  of this neAv strike AA'ere reeeiA-ed AA'ith  reserve.    No such untOAvard influences  obtained on the other side of the line,  where some of the shreAA'dest mining  men  of Spokane   and  the Coeur d'-  Alenes were not slow to  realize the  possibilities of this  neAv mining field  and lost no time in sending experts to  look over the ground,  resulting in the  closing of a deal for the   Cariboo and  Concluded on Page Tavo.  tiMWaHtUMUiiiiiHia THK   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   DECEMBER 6,    1906.  Similkomeer* Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hedlhv Gazkttk  PlMNTINO AND PUIII.IHIUXG CO.MPANV.  Limited,  at Hedley. B.C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year. ���������  Six Months   Advertising Rate*  ���������Measurement. 1- lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  ������7.0(1'for (>0rtay notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  .   notices. ���������  Transient Advertisements��������� not exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion, i*. cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch,  10 cents per line for f'nvt.. insertion and 5  cents per lino for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month,  SI.:;."): over I inch and up to -! inches, ������I..(;(J  per inch pel'luontii. To constant auvortlseis  taking larger "space than  tour inches, on  application, rates Avill lie given of reduced  charges, based on sixe of,'space anil length  ���������    of,time. ��������� ' .  .Adverfcis.'iinent.'-. will be changed once every  month if advertiser desire.-;, without any extra  charge. Kor changes oftenor than oncu a month  the   price of composition  will  be charged at  regular: rates.  ���������Changes for contract advertisements should  be.in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's iss'ite.  A   MEGRAAV,  ManaRins: liditor.  toral district. The territory is tributary to Greenwood, and AvilLbe until  the Midway, and Vernon ..railway, is  built. Nearly alt the business of the  West Fork is done in Greenwood, its  AA'orking mines haA'e headquarters in  . GreeiiAVood, and a. stage runs tAviee. a.   : Aveek  from  GreeiiAVood  to points   in  i that district. There is no connection  ! betAveen the West Fork and other  ������a.0Ci p0*ints in the Similkameen district, except a. trail from Penticton to Carhii,  Avhich is .seldom used. All the interests of the West Fork are identical  avith" those of tlie GreenAvood electoral  district. The same .public'questions  affect both, so an effort should be  made at the next .sitting of the legislature tc transfer the. Wert Fotk from  the' Siiuilk'ameen' to the Green Avood  riding." .'���������"���������'  1.IMI  l  qJ,TPlT2gr^7r.,^WJXJ.i.C  Full Moon  : soili  Last. quar.  Sth.  ,.. rC-.:^'>;-5--:.->  HF^A-^'  ���������"I'lliA ;'  ;i(..'j.f-:/v'- -p'.-Z  ���������;i  New Moon  lath  First oiinr.  2_'nd.  .^-���������r-'a^Jaa-T-.l .  While past administrations in this  province did many iniAvise things,  their acts Avere by no means all bad.  A pi-OA'isioii made some tAA'elve years  ago to to discourage the exploiting of  townsites, Avliic.h avus then becoming  sonu-'Avhat of an industry in this prov-.  ince, stipulated that in.case any land  pre e'mpted from the ci'OAVii, Avas laid  out as a, toAA'iisite and' toAvn lots sold,  one fourth should revert 'to" the. pro-  McKINNEY  REDIVIVUS.  '���������: Continued from Page One  Amelia to James  Monaghan,. the, late i  G. B. McAuley,  Clem.  King and asso- i  dates, Avho incorporated the old com- j  pany knoAvn as  tlie Cariboo Mining j  &. Milling Company, with a capitalization of .$800,000, in S00,000 $1.00 shares.  Nothing,  however,.  AA'as done to  de-  A'elop the property until the fall of '93.  The slump in  silver and   tliegener.il  had times in Spok-'iie and  the Coeur  d'Alenes Avpiild seem   to have directed  the attention,of the CaribooOAvners to  their long neglected  gold property iii  BRITISH  CCOOCCGOOOCOOO&CCOOCCCCOOOOOSOa?  ttAlNKOF  NORTH AMERICA  British   Columbia  When   the    old  shaft Avas deepened and the gold  values increasing .-with depth, a- ten  stamp mill Avas placed on the property,  making its first run in April, 1S9L.  In 1895 the property Ay as nearly  passing in to. the hands of,the Butte. .&  Boston Co. Had their .superintendent continued his prospecting drift a-  fcAv feet further heAvoidd haA'e struck,  one of the richest bodies of ore in the  mine and the history of the. Cariboo  AA'ould li.iA'e had to have been Ayritten  differently.      '    '    . .    ' ������������������'.  When the Cariboo Mining ,& Milling-  Co.'AA'as turned over to.the Toronto  people, the. company AA'as reorganized  and the capitalization increased to $1,-  250,000 in 3,250,000 shares of $1.00 each,  1900  ..DECEMBER           1900  Sun. mon.  tues. Wed  Tint. Pri. Sat.  l  2       3.  4       5  (i       7       8  -  9     10  11     12  13     1-1     15  16     17 ���������'  IS     19  20     21 ,   22  23     21  25   .26  27     2S     29 .  30  '.'���������������������������������������������NThe GreeiiAVood Ledge strongly objects   to the arrangement of hiwing  the West Forlc of Kettle River in the  Siiiiiikiine-Jii    electoral   district,   and  claims that it should be taken out of  the  Similkameen riding and placed in  that of GreeiiAVood.     In  making  this  kick the Ledge giA'essonic strong reasons for   tlie  contention.      While    it  could   scarcely    be   expected'  of   the  Gazette to _advocate. very strongly a,  nioA'enient   that AA'ould  look like dismemberment or Avould mean   loss   of  territory for the Similkameen  riding,  Yet anyone Avho has resided any Avhere  on the Kettle River above  the mouth  of   Rock   Creek   cannot   but    admit  that   the. people   1'iA-ing   there    have  very  little., in    common    AA'ith    the.  rest     of     the    Similkameen   riding,  and   haA'e   much   in    common    with  GreenAvood     and     other     Boundary  points, particularly   Avhen   the   West  Fork and even  as far AA'est as Camp  McKinney is, for mining purposes, included in the  Gremvood  mining divi-.  siou.    The. Ledge, hoAvever,   overlooks  tAA'o    reasons    Avhy  the Kettle RiATer  aboA'e Rock Greek Avas placed   in the  SimiVkaineen   instead   of the   GreenAvood riding.    One Avas no less important ihaii the Old time-honored reason  ���������the just f.nd holy principle of representation   by population Avhich from  the daAvn   of   constitutional   government and the rights of the  commons,  has been the p'n-otal point  in all re-ar-  rangement of constituencies.     GreenAvood on the east and Okanagan on the  north, although both smaller in extent  than Similkameen, had larger pooula-  tion, and to haA'e put upper Kettle riA--  er points in the Green Avood  riding  as  aa'cII Avould haA'e been to make the dis-  paritA' iu   population    much greater.  The other reason appears to have been  that in rounding out the Similkameen  riding as tlicA' did. the object Avas apparently to provide for future subdivision by cutting it in tAvo at   the Okanagan KiA'.'f.     HoAvever, it may be rc-  gareed by somi' that these reasons fire  more theoretical   than  practical, and  that all abstract theories   of   government must go doAA'ii before the physical barrier* that obtain in   this prov-  incp, and that alone determine the division;!: boiuidaries Avhere community  of interest exists.     The  Ledge  says :  "There is considerable dissatisfaction  among the people of the West Fork of  the Kettle river over  the manner in  Avhich they Avoro side-tracked in   the  last   redistribution   act.     The   Weil-  Fork is a part of the Similkameen elec-  , ,    . ,,    . , and such  AA'as  the demand  tor stock  A'mcial government; and to insure that |       ,    . . ,, .������������������ -        ...  ������ c- that shares  Avere sold, tor as  high as  that the government allotment should ; $L73_i>--^n   to mind au old .friend  be of equalvalue Avith the rest,  it AA'as j v,'ho had determined to sell Avhen the  arranged that the government Avas  to. j shares  reached  $1.00,  and Avhile the  Tetter -notifying    his   broker AA'as   in  transit, the stock had gone up to $1.25.  haye first choice of lot and the OAvners  the next three, alternating in this  manner until all Ave re allotted.     Thus  It-had been my intention to-mention  some of the other   promising  proper-  the government became partners AA'ith   ties Avith   some ��������� reminiscences' of the  toAvnsite oAvners in  a promising  crop j old camp,   AAihich  has  been my hqnie  for many years, but imagine I hear  the Editor, exclaiming, "Oh those old  timers Iioav fond they aie of ancient  history, and^they don't seem to realize  that the public want real live neAvs  and infoiination, such as '. the future  prospects Of the Cariboo." Well, sir,  though pleading guilty to the gar-  rnloiisness of age, let me remind vou  that the Avitness of history, is the  surest guide' in human affairs, and I  Avill endevor to sIioav you that the past  record of the Cariboo is the best  augury of itjS future success.  First, as a matter which affects, not  only the Cariboo, but the Avhole camp,  I-would point to the changed conditions .in. transportation facilities, an  important factor in the economy of  .mining. McKinney is iioav connected  Avith the V. ,V. <fc E. raihvay by a  good Avagon road, for the construction of Avhich Ave are indebted to our  energetic nieniber, Mr. Shatford, aa'Iio  realized the importance to Camp Mc-  Kiniiey of said connection���������he further  secured the completion of the Rock  Creek-McKinney wagon road, thus  affording tlie farmers on Anarchist  mountain a good and safe road for  hauling their produce. It is satisfactory to add that his efforts for the  Avelfare of this portion of his constituency is fullvjappreciated.  But to return to the. mine and briefly enumerate what may he termed its  assets in-sight, without, further development. First, there are the three  claims, the Alice, Emma and Maple  Leaf, upon Avhich little Avork has been  done. Secondly, a bodv-of fair grade  ore under the mill, extending from  the 350 foot level to the surface and  some 500 feet in length. Thirdly, a  body of ore in the old Moran shaft and  lastly a very large body of zincblende  east of the Avorking shaft, the extent  of Avhich is not knoAvn. Several attempts Avere made to treat this ore in  the mill, but the mixing of the zinc  Avith the concentrates so depreciated  (Province.) j tlic latter that it avus finally given up.  Then  Mr.   Armstrong launched out   Whether this zinc ore   is of sufficient  into adiscursiA'e talk about th'e inter-   value to make it profitable to ship by  of infantile townsites all.over'-the.province. Auction sales were, held in  each of these by the lands and work's  department from time qo time,' but in  scarcely an instance untiL the- sale of  Hedley lots toook place, Avas it found  that the game .was .worth the candle.  At Hedley, however, the government  netted some $11,000.00 for Avhat did  not cost them a bean, Avith a good  many lots still held in reserve. And  the other day in North Vancouver the  sale of the government allotment  brought in over a quarter of a'million  dollars, So ''much- to the credit of the  Davie t'overiinient of 1894,.which made  that provision. A feAV more such  scoopt its that of North Vancouver  Avill Avipe out the entire, cost of the  parliament buildings for Avhich Theodore Davie and his government .were  so severely censured. Then there is  the Kaien Island deal eonsuinated by  the present "administration, out of  Avhich the province is bound to make  a.mint' of money. Had the government in that.matter as.their critics in  their desire to find fault have intimated that they should haA'e done, the  terminus AA'ould doubtless have been  at Port Simpson or some other point  on the coast, held by private parties  or boodlers in the Avake of the Ottawa  hipprodro'me and the pravineo of  British Colunibea would have got  nothing, for Kaien Island Avithout the  terminus Avould haA'e been useless.  Capital-.-$4,866,666.  HEAD OKFICK IX CANADA;  H. STIICEMAX, General Manager  Reserve-$2,141,333.  MONTREAL  .L ELMSLV, Supt, of Branches  BANKINQ.BY MAIL���������Accounts of parties living  at a distance   receive our  special attention. Deposits eav> be made through the mail, and sums added  thereto and Avithdrawn at any amc..   A General Banking.Business Trans!- ���������  aetcd. ^Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  A  Hedley Branch,  L. Q. nacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  TtLSlMIL    HEDLEY, B. 6.  Ttl& LEADING flOTBL  OF  THE SIMILKftMEEN VALLEY  This house is neAV and strictly first class  in every respect, being equipped Avith all  modern conveniences ��������� electric light, telephone, baths, etc.       : :      Rates modeiate.  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  A FATHERLY  TALK.  W.H.Armstrong, Who   Believes in the  Similkameen Says Plain Things  to Vancouverites.  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. =====  The V. V. &-.E. Railway Station will be in the  centre of the toAvn.  Noav.is the time to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the 'valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around toAvn site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just a foAv  left.   Noav is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J.'Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200.per Acre  Terms Easy  ior. "I tell you," he. said, "people of  Vancouver themselves do not realize  the Dossibilities of the Interior. Of  course, Ave ktiOAV the people in the  East don't, and most of thcni Avon't,  but our own people should. "Why, it  is the interior that is going to make  a city of Vancoirver. We can't haA'e a  big city here Avithout markets, and  Avhere are Ave going to get the markets  if not in  the  interior.    Our agricult-  the present modified  freight rate remains to be proved.  One marked feature, in the former  AA'orking of the Cariboo, AA'as the almost entire absence of development  Avork, AA'ith the exception of some  diamond drill Avork, Avhich proA'ed  anything but an unqualified success,  as Avas evidenced by one of the. shift  bosses, avIio had Avorked many years  in the mine, finding the ore Avhich the  tal and it is not surprising that the  old Cariboo tumbled from its high estate in the stock market and took  rank Avith those properties Avhich are  but one remove from wild cats.  These feAV facts, AvellknoAvn to those  Avho have Avatched the career of the  mine, create the belief that Avith  thorough and intelligent development  the. best days of the Cariboo and Camp  McKinney are not ancient history,  but belong very much to the future.  The timidity, so characteristic of the  late management, reminds one of the  old lines:  "He either fears his fate  too much,  Or his desires are small;  Who dares not put it to the touch,  To Aviii or lose it all."  Yours truly,  H.N.  Notice of Forfeiture.  aO Thomas Farqnhar and any person or persons  to Avhpni he iiuia' have transferred his interests in the Maple Leaf and Long Shot  mineral claims, situated on Dividend Mountain,  in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District.  ���������yOU arc hereby required to take notice that  *    I have expended for assessments and for  recording .certificates of avoi-U done on   the  above claims, the sum of throe hundred and  forty-live        dollars       and       fifty        cents  (������315.50).  being an  expenditure necessary to  enable me to hold said claims, and you are  hereby required to contribute your s'harc or  proportion of such expenditure, together Avith  all costs of advertising.   If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  Avitliin sixty days from date of first publication  of this notice in the Hedley Gazette, your interest Avill become A'osted in me. your eo-OAvncr.  under the provisions of the "Mineral Act and  Amending Acts."  Dated this 9th day of November. l!Kl(i.  31-J aV.J.GAUHUTT.  S'.A1  S5   ;  !;'{  I  ural and horticultural possibilities are   drill had failed   to  locate.    Sometime  guessed at onlv in a general Avay like  our mines. Of course, I Iciioav that  most of the capital in Vancouver is  kept pretty busy, but I Avould like to  see more VancotiA'er men putting their  shoulders to the Avhoel and giving  the interior a push along. Ea'oii if avo  don't invest in land or mines, Ave can  at least do .something to make its possibilities knoAvn to outsiders, and thus  encourage settlement and deA'elop-  nient. Look at the trade. Ave are getting from the Okanagan iioav, and Ave  ought to be getting trade from other  valleys as Avell, and we will when the  raihvays build into them.  previous to the closing doAvn of the  mine, the late G. B. McAuley proposed  to sink a 500 foot triple compartment  working shaft south of the present  shaft and open up the mine in good  shape. Su near Avas this only effort  to properly deA'elop the mine being  cairied out, that the bill for the necessary lumber Avas under consideration,  but aL the eleventh hour the order  Avas countermanded and the old hand  to mouth Avork of getting enough ore  to keep the 111'ili running Avent ori as  usual. Such obvious Avant of confidence in the property on the. part of  the management avus most detrimen-  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  THE BULLEK, BADEX POWELL, KobcrLs,  Kitchncr. Haligonian and FairvieAV  mineral claims situated in tho Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:-   Camp Fairvicw  TAKE NOTICE that I, R. H. Parkinson,  agent for The Dominion Consolidated  Mines. Ltd. Free Miner's Certificate Xo. BnliOi),  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply to  the MiningB-ecovder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 1)7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 23rd day of Xovonibcr, A. D. lOOli  ���������lli-3 UICHAUDH. PAHKINSON.  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works for permission  to purchase that portion of Section 11. Township ol, .Similkamoen District, bounded on the  north by L. 'MM G; 1, on the south-east by the  A. D. A. and Columbia mineral claims, and on  the Avest by F. B. Boono's pre-emption, containing 10 acres more or Iosh.    Required for range.  Dated at Fairvicw this 5th day of Oct., 1906.  EVAN MORRIS  39-18 Per R. H. PARKINSON, Agt.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To William Kdlin Wei by of Penticton, and any  person or persons to whom he may have  transferred his interests   in   the Florence  mineral claim and Zeerust fractional mineral    claim.     situated    on    Twenty-Mile  Creek, in tho  Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District.  \70U are hereby required to take notice that  x    I have expended for assessments and for  recording  certificates  of   work  done  on   the  above claims for the years 1!K)I-1'.I05  and 1905-  1IKXI, the sum of four hundred and ten dollars  (������110.00),   being an expenditure necessary to  enable me to hold said claims, and you  are  hereby required  to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure, together Avith  all costs of advertising.   If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within sixty days from date of first publication  of this notice in tlie Hedley Gazette, your interest will become vested in  me your co-OAvner,  under the provisions of the "Mineral Act and  Amending Acts."  Dated this 13th day of November. 191)0.  :il-l TJIOS. BllADSHAW.  (V  NOTICE.'  vl  NOTICE IS HEKEBY GIVEN that (id days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lamb; and Works for permission to purchase 100 acres of pasture land described as follows; Commencing at tho N. K.  corner of Lot 2iU, thence JO chains east, JO  chains south, 40 chains west, JO chains north  to point of commencement.  M. DALY  Koremoos B. C, Sept. 15, 100(5 37-9 THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   DECEMBER 0,   1906.  /7s  REVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your AA'ants for Li a cry or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phone 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  Town and' Distrfct.  CLAUDET & WYNNE  ASSAYERS  METALLURGISTS and   t,  HINING  ENGINEERS.  MIXES a.vd MILLS EXAMINED,  SAMPLED axd REPORTED OX.  Samples   by mail  receive   prompt  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRENCETON  and   ROSSLAND  II. IT. Cr.AUDlvi', As*oc. Inst. M.M.,  Member Am. Inst. M.E.. JRossj.and.  ������ L. C. WvNNK, A-soc.  \      Late Assaycr LeRoi.  Tnst. M. M..  PaiN'CUTOX.  l"J\*r*\^*\*jJ\^^**J^\^''\*rA^S\*r'\ArSLi*e>'\sis*$  ���������- v: '*';>  jM'tjMz*���������$ - V;    ;?': ��������� k  ?&&[M   .. imm A-,jIS'-'1^   Ci^    r vC ^  ������rs --aw .  -W\   ,'-- rv-i ., ��������� ������  ^^���������www  s  I  x  X  I  Great Northern  Hotel  A iioav house containing more bed  room accommodation than, any  other hotel in toAvn. Table and  bar .first- class.    Rates  moderate.  PETERSON. BROS & LIND,  Proprietors.  K  x  x  x  *i  x  x  K  ai^ii>������(ii>������i������i������i>^^i(K^^rcKAi������ttKKii������yt  managed, to  could   get  H O T E L  H ED LEY  Under   New   Management  THE BEST PKOVIDED  IN KITCHEN AND BAB  AND EVERY CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT OF PATRONS,  X  H  x  x  3  X  X  X  X  X  X  i  GIBBON   and  M c D O N A L D  Proprietors  BOOT &  SHOE  MAKER  HEDLEY.B.C'.  ���������Hugh Hunter, government agent,  Avas in toAvn this week.  Fred IrAvin and Elmo Henderson  AA'ere hunting, up Stirling creek, on  Tuesday and got a deer each.  PaulBrodhagen came doAvn on Sunday from the Jiiinbo- Avhere work Avas  resumed on the 21st ult.  Yon should be stocking upfor Xinas.  You can get everything you Avant at  Love's Drug Ac Book Store, Santa  Clans' headquarters.  ^y There has been skating on the D, R.  Co's settling pond during the Aveek.  The pond makes a splendid out-door  rink, and Mr. Ross has kindly permitted skaters to use it.  Rev. Mr. Bartlef has changed his  night of service, so as to alternate  AA'ith the Methodist service in Hedley.  In making the change he held ser-  A'ice in' Princeton Iavo Sundays in succession.  Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Wynne have the  sympathy of their Hedley friends in  the loss of their infant daughter Avhich  occurred shortly after its .birth on  Thursday of last Aveek. Mrs. Wy  is progressing favorably.  A hcav lime-kiln is being put in at  the Daly Reduction Co's Avovks. The  neAA' kiln will have a larger capacity  and Avill be more economical in operation than the old. In'additiou to the  lime'required for building and repairs,  a constant supply is required for neutralizing purposes in^the cyanide plant.  A Christinas tree and entertainment  AA'ill be held in Fraternity Hall on the  evening of December 21st. A good  programme is being prepared, and an  enjoyable time may be expected. The  tree is open ��������� to all Avho wish to put  presents thereon for their friends.  Admission,���������Adults 50. cts., children  free.  P. Revely returned last Aveek after a  stay of about six Aveeks at the Coast.  The biggest coup made by anA' of  the deer hunters this season AA'as that  by Ed Burr one day last Aveek. In the  early part of the season he Avas decidedly out of luck, and spent days in  tramping Avithout a chance of making a kill. This time, .hoAvever he ran  on to a bunch of five, and  get all of them before any  away."  . ;  Jimmy Jones is this AA'eek assuming  an air of lordly superiority over'other  masculine bodies about toAA'n. The  reason tor this is found to he that  he is the recipient of some telegrams  informing him of the fact that his  'wife, who. AA'ent to Portland a feAV  weeks ago has added to his paternal  honors to the extent of another installment of triplets. This certainly  is a meritorious fulfilment of the duties  of citizenship, but there is no need to  emulate the vanity of the ��������� rooster by  getting up before day-light in the  morning to croAV about it.  ���������One'"day last AA'eek L. C. W. Rolls  Avent out, accompanied by Harry Ha vrir  son to bring in the deer he shot last  Sunday. They wandered .around the  hills until nearly four o'clock without  being able to locate the deer, and the  young man concluded th.it it Avas time  to hike for home, which he did, taking  his horse along Avith him. Rolls, Iioav-  ever, was determined to make further  search, and on this situation of affairs  they parted company. Mr. Harrison  AA-as able to make toAvn, but Mr. Rolls  spent the night in the hills, and next  morning reached the Park hotel near  Sterling creek in an exhausted condition. Fortunately, before leaving him  the young man thought of the necessity of having matches and gave him  some, or otherAvise he ivould have been  out all night Avithout fire. Evidently  it AA'as Mr Rolls' night out.  Some of the stragglers that strayed  from the herds of cattle which came  doAvn the river a ftuv Aveeks ago from  the upper ranges, arc to be found  along the valley and are having a hard  time of it this Aveather. Their condition sIioaa's the diastrous effects of the  extensive forest fires of August last  AA'hich burned the grass from large  tracts of the best range, and this Avas  noticeable also on the herds Avhich  Avere. dmren doAvn some time ago.  Bromley's cattle, hoAvever, seemed to  haA-e fared better than the rest, from  the fact that the OAvners, being nearer  the ranges saAV the effect of the lire  early in the fall, and took the precaution to change their cattle about  frequently, by driving them to localities Avhere the fodder AA'as better. Fortunately the hay crop in the loAver  A'alley AA'as good this year, and unless  the Avinter should prove too severe  and long, they should all stand a good  chance of pulling through, notwithstanding the shortness of flesh Avith  -Xnias - and   NeAA-    Year's   cards   at  ���������-   . i  Love's Drug Store.  Much valuable matter, that came to  hand late   is   held   out* of this issue.  Miss Greenhill returned on Saturday  night from KeloAvna where she AA'ent  about fiA-e Aveeks ago to niirse a patient  for Dr. Knox.  I  ' Mr.  L.  C.    Wynne   of   Claudet   <fc  Wynne,  Avas in toAvn this Aveek on his  Avay back from  Olalla  Avhere he. had J  gone to report on a property. '  A tidAr letter-head or bill-head com-j  mands   attention    from   those   Avith  AA'hom yon do  business     The  Gazette  print-shop can lit   A'ou out in  stvle.  A trial will convince you,  A freighter named BroAvulee broke  his leg in , toAvn on Saturday. The  particulars of the affair are not A'ery  cleai-, but it is mi id to have taken place  in a scuffle of some kind���������Avhether  horse-phiA' or not iuiia' come out later.  On Sunday, E. Scherbauer, of the  Hedley BrcAving Co. AA'ent out deer-  hunting, taking one of  the delivery team. At  in the hills the horse lost its footing  and Avent doAvn 200 feet breaking its  ynue neck. By tho rarest good luck Scherbauer !>ot clear of the animal befoi e it  ���������started on the descent.  LOOKH&RE!  THE   RIGHT   PLACE   TO   BUY   YOUR  Presents  the  horses of  m  ugly point  There  Avill   arrive   today  Love,   one   of   the  largest  1  1  "8  #  I  *  for .John  stock.-- of  Christmas and fancy goods, including  toys, etc., that has ever come into the  Similkameen. ' Persons desirous of  securing a gift of any kind Avould do  Avell to call early and make a selection  as arrangements are made to set early  purchases aside  until Christinas Day.'  To those interested in mining, the  article on Camp McKinney, is especially commended. It has both the  local coloring and the sure hand touch  of the one who knows. Much has  been Avritten of McKinney, but mostly, by those on the outside avIio do not  understand, and to those of us Avho  do understand, their inaccurate statements and their general treatment  has so much of-.the exotic as to Avound  our sensibilities. It is therefore refreshing to have tho subject treated  again by more capable hands.  The Avork of putting in cribbing on  the creek to protect government and  other property was resumed last week  to complete the. plan furnished by the  chief engineer of public Avorks, C. F.  Gamble, hist year. Fortunately the  spring freshet of last year Avas much  lighter than that of any ordinary  season, and the Avork done a year ago  Avas sufficient, to keep the creek in  hand, but it Avas thought inadvisable  to run the rislc of next spring being  as favorable as last, and hehcei the  necessity for early completion. I. L.  Deardorff is in charge.  i  i  I  ��������� .Born.  Jones.���������In Portland, Or., on Nov.  26th,,Mrs. Jaihes Jones, triplets, all  boys.  '   ' c .''��������� ���������' ��������� ������������������   '������������������.���������" : -' ���������  Wynne.���������At the ranch near Hedley,  on Nov. 29th,'Mrs. R. J. Wynne, a  daughter. ;  Died.  On Nov. 29th. the infant daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Wynne.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The folloAving are the readings sIioav-  ing temperature, etc., for the Aveek  ending Dec. 1st:  AT THE MINE.  Maximum  Nov 25 ..- U  26 ., 40  27 ..' HS  28 .. 40  29 ... 3S  80 .. 8S  Dec    1 .. 40  SnoAA'fall 10 inches.  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  80  88  20  31  83  30  20  Nov 25  2(5  27  2S  29  30  1  Dec  SnoAA'fall for Aveek .2 inches  Minimum  14  15  12  10  12  14  15  Minimum  IS  21  19  IS  22  23  23  ���������  t  I  IS   AT  SnflTFORDS  AVe  and  haA'e   a   fine   assortment   to  choosi-  the folloAving are just a ioav  from,  suggestions.  t  FOR TtlE LADIES  FANCY NECKWEAR  SILK WAISTS  SILK and LEATHER BELTS  SILK and KID GLOVES  SILl\  and   WOOLLEN  SHAWLS  SILK and LAWN HANDKERCHIEFS  Embroidered and  Plain  FANCY LEATHER HAND  BAGS  KNIT BLOUSE WATSTS  FOR GENTLEMEN  HANDKERCHIEFS  ,   Fine linen, put lip in fancy  boxes of half-dozen each.  SILK HANDKERCHIEFS  Either   plain   or   with   colored  border.  COLLAR and CUFF  BUTTONS  PURSES and BILL BOOKS  LEATHER and FELT ���������  SLIPPERS  GLO VES, S US FENDERS  4  i  some very pretty things in fancy- china, cutlery",  Furniture, Rugs,  Etc.  AVe are ahA'ays pleased to sIioav you through our  stock.  SflaiMUs Limited  tledleij and  Fairview  'fledley and  Fairview  ������"^-������K$~#>^<$..$> +^<$><&+.  t=ri*vatsrBimff!mvs'^K^K  tvGu's  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  -.'��������� : '-.���������ALSO���������       v  -j:'.-: "- '    ���������    ��������� "������������������ ;  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND     PENTICTON  1BTAGE   LINE.    ��������� -     '��������� ���������������������������^- ��������� -':  Good Horses;ancl Rigs and Careful Drivers;.  Teams fornishe.d. to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * * * * X  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and First-Class  Bar supplied Avith the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  TRAVELLERS' DIRECTORY  M. J. HENRY'S  SEED  NURSERIES and  HOUSES.  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S.  F.  & N.  RY.  Daily  Leave.  9.J5 a. m.  9.1J a. m.  9.15 a. m.  MIDWAY  Spokane, Seattle.  Everett. Uellingr-  hain, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points.  Spokane, Ferine,1  Winnipcgr. St. Paul  Minneapolis ���������  Grand Forks. Republic, Marcus  9.15 a. m.  9.15 a. m.  Northport.  Koss-  land. Nelson  Kaslo. San don  Daily  Arrive  (i.10 p. in.  (i.10 p. m.  ������.10 p. m.  0.10 p. m.  (i.10 p. m.  which they began the winter.  Mails and Stacks i.v run Simii.ka.aieex.  Hedley and Penticton Route.  AVelbv's StaKi1. carrying mail and passenffers.  leaves Penticton for Hedley at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving; in  Hedley at (5.30 o'clock same days.  Roturnin������\ leaves Hedley for Penticton nfc  7, a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Connecting each Avay at Keremeos with  Roycr's line for Boundary points.  Hedley and Princeton Route.  Revely's Stage loavos Hedley for Princeton  at 7 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Returning on Thursdays and Sundays.  Only tho AVcdncsday and Thursday iitagcfi  carry mail.J  Large stock of Home Groavx Fruit  and Ornamental Trees uoav matured  for the fall trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast  groAvn Garden, Field, and Flower  Seeds in Season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Whale  Oil Soap, Greenhouse Plants, Cut  FloAvers, Bulbs for fall planting.  AVe do business on our own grounds  ��������� have no rent to pay, and are prepared to meet all competition  Connecting at Spokane AA'ith the famous  rj   "ORIENTAL LIMITED" n  ������ Dailv    Overland    Trains       ������  your  Let me. price your list before placing  mr order.   Catalogue free.  M.   J.   HENRY  3010 Westminster Road,    Vancouver.  From Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago  and  all  points   east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call  on  or address  C. E. Preston,  Agent, Midway,   B.  C  S. G. Yerkes,  A. P. A., Seattle, Wash.  When   writing    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, DECEMBER 6i   1906.  iB  RESOURCE  'THE SIMILKAMEEN  Emil'F. Voigt Tells the Coast  .People of Vast Resources  ..of This "District.  Transportation Badly Needed  Development   Work   Dons���������Values  Obtained from Same���������Deals   Made  and Pending.,  ( Vancouver Province)  Speaking of the Similkameen nulling, prospects the other day, one milling man said to another : "If there is  one man   in   that country avIio  more  than   another   deserves    to    make   a  million, i'tisEmil F, Voigt.    Starting  AA'ith A'ery little he has done. Avonders.  He'dwns or has an interest in betAveen  'sixty ' and   si-woii'ty   churns, ! and  lias  spent   on   development   Avork    about  $200,000,  and all.in eight years  too.'  Mr.  Voigt's   name appeared on the  register   this   morning   at the Hotel  'Vancouver,, "and  the   reporter  immediately looked him up.    Mr. Voigt is a  tall,   broad - shouldered,  quiet-spoken  man, AA'ith a German accent.   He talks  modestly  of Avhat he'.has- done .and  hopes to do.  "If AA'e only had the. raihvay in  there," he said, Avith the tinge of impatience a man must feel Avho has day  . after day for years, Avalked over untold riches, lying falloAV in the ground  for lack of .transportation facilities.  "If Ave only had that railroad in there,  the Siiiiilkanieeii Avould soon be knoAvn  as a tremendous producer 'of copper.  Of course it is coming, but to some of  us it seems aAvful s.Ioav in getting  there.,;  Mr.Voigt's pro])e.rties are at Voigt's  camp, about .ten.miles ...south of Princeton, and when the V. V. &E. is finally i  built, its'line avill pas's right through  his camp and tap some of his most  ���������valuable properties. Mr. Voigt does  things on a big scale, For instance,  .'"on...one property, the R. S. and San  Francisco group, he has stripped a lead  four hundred feet Avide and a thousand  feet long, exposing ore all over that  area. At the base of the hill he can  quarry into the lead at a depth of  nearly a thousand feet. The quantity  AA'hich could be shipped per day from  oue such property alone Avould tax a  single line of raihvay to handle. This  ore Avill average about -1 per cent, in  copper and $3 in gold values.  Adjoining this property, and on the  same leads is the Number It group of  tAA'O claims Avhich Mr. Voigt has just  bonded to a large corporation already  operating soA'eral big properties in the  Boundary country. This.outfit will  take over the Number 14 next month,  and commence AA'ork at once. The  leads, the main one of AA'hich is about  three hundred -feet Avide, haA'e been  tested by shafts and open cuts. There  are three shafts doAvn sixty mid sov-  e.nty feet, and they run 35 per cent,  iron, Hh per cent copper and $'S in gold.  The property Avas examined about tAvo  months ago by Mr. .lames Lindsay,  M. E., and on his report the deal Avas |  consummated.     In   addition   to   this!  PROP  IN  is  A Good,  Safe  And  Will  Make  Money  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on AA'hich 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 iioav mining district AA'hich has already been proven, by a  .small amount of development .work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief toAvn' on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootonay Railway'; and Avith the adA-ent of this road,  AA'hich is assured in the near future, it Avill unquestionably  become a huge and important city, and toAvn lots Avill bringing returns on money invested at the present time.  For Those Who Invest  Purchase a few Lots before the Hallway  For Full Particulars, TVleips Etc.,  --rtF������F,L>'   TO ���������  LW. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY,  Ave could be doing business and making  and making  money  siders  had only  it fast.'    If out-  knoAvn  the riches of  the Siniilkaiiieen years ago. as some  of us old-timers haA'e, the raihvays  could not have been. kept out of it.  They don't knoAV, and Ave don't knoAv,  hoAV big the possibilities of the Siuiil-  kaiiieen are", but aa'c can get a little  idea from the little corner I have in  there. But," and here the miner in  him shoAved, "there is a good time  coming and after the long AA'ait Ave'll  soon have a chance. Those Avho  stayed Avith the Siniilkrmeen like  Armstrong and Law and myself and  others, Avill get the big harvest Avhen  the raihvay is built."  Try  A.XWAMKW  To make good bread you  must have good Hour. If  you want the rest bread  you must use the  flour.  1  ul  Mr.   Voif.  has   seA'ei'al    others  dea  pending.  Another group of his consists of  three claims on Avhich he has done a  large amount of surface AAork. He  has an open cut seven hundred feet  long all in ore. This lead he has  drifted into Avith a crosscut tunnel for  a hundred feet, securing the large  depth of sixteen hundred feet. The  tunnel gains depth r. foot for evei-v  foot drifted from the beginning. The  aA'crage ore on the surface is 2 per  cent, copper and $H in gold, although  the tunnel is shoAviug higher values  as if is drifted. Starting Avitli less  than 2 per cent, copper, the last assay  hoav sIioavs over '.). Sonic splendid  seams of bovnite and chalcopyrite  haA'e been cut in this drift.  Right across Wolf Creek on Sunset  Hill are many other fine properties,  though none of them have been developed to such a stage as those, of  Voigt's camp.  The base of the ore in this camp is  dioritn, and the Avails of the lends are  AVell defined, the adjacent country being porphyry. The large amount of  iron contained in the ore makes it-  valuable for fluxing purposes as AA'ell.  "And yet," said Mr. Voigt, "Avhile I  have some big things, they are onh' a  small part of that country. If AA'e only  had that raihvay," he said again.  "What it means for us in there cannot  be computed. It means that instead  of paying out everything Ave get for  expenses, and Avith no chance of shipping and therefore no chance of getting our money back as Ave are now,  IS THE FINEST-FLOUR MADE  You can   always depend  on it.    Use no other.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  For sale by \  AT FORDS UMiTkD  i-iEDLLV/ and FfUKVIEW  X ������������������'���������   M  I       , ��������� : ��������� ���������������������������,    ���������*  | The Commercial Hotel    1  g       Hedley,   B.C.' ���������  f  X   - ' : ��������� ��������� '��������� ��������� : X  X ���������                                                                                                                   X  H ���������       .   ������������������ 9,  X x  g HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.                           j*  $ TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.                                    %  X RATES MODERATE.                                                f  X. ���������                            .������  F r an k  B.  Me Arthur,   -   -   Manager  f  ti*i^t;ititr���������i������ijt>it*������D*ititi*i|i;^^  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager.  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similka  nieen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Pri nee toil   Stau'e  Line.  Mining  x  x  &������  ���������������  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  tQ'^^^������4'^^^'^^'k|^c$k|llt^'6$^l������^^<|n<(>  May   be  all   right   for  but  look   out for  a   ciiange.  our  HOLIDAY MEAT SUPPLY  Prime Heel'. Pork. .Mutton and Veal kept in stock.  Oysters, Fish and  Poultry.  SICK Ol.'K  XMAS DISl'i.AV  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  a  !  1  x  n,������j*&w&*M^^^  KEREMEOS.  C.  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE <Sb REITH, Proprietors.   !  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public    Livery Barn in Connection.  ESTABLISHED 1903  Fine New Covered  Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton   :0:   Special Bigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :  -:0:  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.


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