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 .!.:"'��������� ".  V-  '*   V  ? -  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  1'     I'll;  ft'- ���������! ��������� :f V  v���������������  Vol. II.  No. 48.  HEDLEY, B.O., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13,   1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10.000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,  TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN  THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  JUDGE CLEMENT PROMOTED.  Becomes a Justice of the Supreme Court  to Fill the Place of  Justice Duff. ���������  SWEARS BY-KEREMEOS.  BANKBNC   BY   MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch  of the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits  made, or xvithdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid  to out-of-town accounts.  Penticton Branch J. M. Christie, Manager.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  .BAUBISTER,  SOLICITOR,  ���������-SO-TABY PUJiLIC,  ETC.  441 SSSur's^' Vancouver, b. o.  M^������430^I^M1i9^A^^^^4^4M1������^o4������������u������^4  I  I  i  HO T-E L  IHEDLEY  x  x  *"���������  K  K  i  i"  I  X  :.<x  ���������������������������'*���������  1'  ������������������*  Under  New   Management  THE BEST ��������� PROVIDED  'IX KITCHEN AND BAR  A XI) E V El'Y' CAMS  TAKEN FOR THE COIVf-  FORT OF P A T R. O XS.  '*?  ''S "  t  M  if  x  pi B B O N   an d  c D O N A L D  :   Proprietors���������  :?  X  X  ;  s  3  3  X  i  'J  it  X  ���������X  ,X  5  ���������v  X  I  X  X  X  X  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civil Exginekr,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  1     *  HEDLEY,      :      :      :      :      B. G.  Several weeks ago there were rumors  to the effect that Judge W. H. P.  Clement of Grand Forks either had  received or was to receive I he appointment to the bench of the Supreme  Court of this province, to fill the.  vacancy caused by the appointment of  Mr. Justice Duff to the Supreme-  Court of Camilla. An Ottawa dispatch  to coast papers under date of December 5th, however, conveys the news  that the appointment had been made,  and Judge Clement is receiving the  congratulations of his friends in the  Boundary, and elsewhere through the  county of Yale, upon the honor conferred on him.  It appears to be a new departure for  such an appointment to be made in  this province, the course generally  pursued being to elevate some prominent member of the bar. Heretofore  a county judge was considered out of  the running, and Judge Clement, who  held a county judgeship only about a  year, is the first county judge in the  province to receive such an appointment.  Col.  Whyte, Fruit Expert from Washington, Gives Impressions.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., 13.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  RIFLE. MATCH.  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  Estimates, Furnished onanvElec-  trical Project i-orRweb or Light  HORitetF; .EVANS.  ' '     GEOL,OGT������T ''-/'.';',  .   (College of Litteral Arts)  Will report-oh goologie eondifciohs in "the '  .yicinity of Nickel Plate. Mine, and'Siiuilka-  .ineen 'courttry generally.   :  :   Dependable  'anil ���������disinterested reports., fiirrislicd.  .'; ,- ���������   v,.;',H'K;DLKy,  B. C.   '  X  ~K  x  K  "K  x  x  x  x  x  x  x  *  x  x  x  ��������� x  x  x  t  %  x  %������  X  X  X  x  X  *'  x  x  K  K  H  i  S  x  H  ^^a%  ������������������/i '������������������. Lii/.i.;.  Grand Union  Hotels  ���������A  ~mmM  HERRING & WINKLER,, .Prdpfietors;  Great Northern  Hotel  A new liou.se containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. 'Table anil  bar   Jirsb-class.     Hates   moderate.  PKTKUSOX BROS & LIXD.  Proprietors.  \ Jft$. GLflRKE  } Watchmaker  $ HEDLEY, B. C  I Clocks arid -Watches-for-sale.  ������?^������������8������8?S?&������n������l|S?%H������l%S?������?*E������>^*E*t>t^*so������5  i  When buying your heater or range for winter  be sure and gob a coal  burner, to ensure coin-  fort and economy.  VERMILLION KOltlCS  MINING   C O M P A N Y  W.   K.  Kkvki.v,  Agent.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC'- ���������  Conveyancer.   Heal Estate,  Mines,  'Crown-  Grants   Applied   For  Under   Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for: ,  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.  C.  OLIVER 8l GLADDEN  The latest match of the Hedley Kifk-  Association, shot last week, was rc-  mark.ible for the improved all round  scoring of the competitors." There was  no wind and the light was good, which  n<> doubt conlribnlul in ;\ gL-eat measure to the improvement.  To correct a misappiehension which  seems to exist, that the scoring made  in these Hedley shoots is ridiculously  Tow;., in comparison with .the shooting  elsewhere, the Gazette wishes it to he  remembered that in. Hedley only five  shots are .allowed., on .. score, at each  range,  while in matches on  the outside   seven shots aro allowed.    This  means that while 105 is the possible in  the seven shot matches, the possible  in the five shot matches is only 75.  In the -seven shot^matches-SA is only  aii av;erage of iniiers,.~or.nine points  lnoi-e the possible, ina five .sliot'inatch.'-  A^riy niari-wlioi-ma.'kcjs^^OPliu'the Hedley;  shoots, in reality doe's better than the  one who imikes Si where the p()ssible  is-105, for if anything should go wrimg'  iii the fore part of .the score tiii-re is  niore chance to pull out after the error  is; .'correctedi'..where   seven   shots   are'!  fired.  -Pleaseibbar this.in mind befor.e;  nniking odious cbjiipiivisons. ,  In this last shoof.it will be observed  that'-the.lowest tieore is 50^. which is''  five.-points "better than -aii average, of-  magpies"''or equal to 70, in iVseveh shot  match. ...Frmmthe regnliii-ity in which:  ..pne.of, the. coinpeti tors. ivjjs.t.m;ning.iip  the. 'twite, uns1' he was honored with  t'he-nanie of"builseye Jolmny." !'  The winner of both cup aud^'medaT  .'tins .time is F. M.. Gulespie,���������.wit.h a  .' ���������     ' .;-'*     , : '���������. ��������������������������� -...  ' '* ���������  total of 03, the medal being won .with  a sc'oi'fe" of'43 in the first two.ranges. .._  :The'" next, shoot will he held . on  Christinas Day, when it is expected  that the 'Chechakho Cup will be shot  for.  Below i.s the score :  .. aw.  F. M.- Gillespie    23  T. D, Pickard  Or. \Vliillaiis  L. C. W. Bolls  .J. Gibbon  F. H. French  J, Gladden  H. Swan'  .1. Bruce  ( Vancouver Provineel  Col. Albert Whvte icturnoil last  night from a holiday trip to the Keremeos country.- He went in via Spokane, and thence on the V. V. &; E. to  Molson, almost fourteen miles east of  Oro. From Molson he drove a distance of forty-six miles to Keremeos.  Col. Whyte, when asked about the  prospects of the Keremeos country,  said he believed the wildest prophesies  would eventually he the nearest. He  did not like to express his real opinion  or state what he saw without photographs to substanti'te what he said,  as the truth sounded impossible and  exaggerated.  He came west twenty-four years ago  from Philadelphia in the interests of  Scottish immigration, and in that capacity he visited many parts of Washington State, among others North  Yakima. In those days the whole  valley could have been bought for  $1.50 to $2.00 per acre. To-day that  land sells for as high'as $1800. "And,"  he went on to say, " the Keremeos  Valley has a-number of advantages  not possessed by Yakima. When I  say that Keremeos will excel any  other district in British Columbia, I  don't think 1 overstate.it. It is hem-  med in on all sides with high mountains   which reflect the sun into it,  i    ' '  making it a piece, of .California transplanted to British Columbia.    -     1  "When yon put water on. the soil of  the Similkameen it acts like magic. All  sorts  of semi-tr'opical -fruits  do well  there.   I never saw finer almonds than  those  grown, on'   the  Richter ranch.  They sire very thin ,uvthe shell and of,  a fine, delicate flavor.   The trees are  covered with beautiful dark green fol-:  iage and are still in full leaf; : Peaches  are the largest and best flavored in  that valley.   The melons,, both,\yater  and Cantaloupes, are a.marvellous success, When t.saw one cucumber patch  there I cOuld not believe they were, all  growing'; oir that ground till I picked  them op and found they Were, still at-'  tached- to .the,,.vines.    The*:Hamburg,  variety of grapes is doing well,  and  last.year Mr. Ricliter made' thirty or.  forty gallons of very fine  wine.    Although' il? was an aniatt'iVr production,  it was' clear' as .crystal,, sibooth 'and  ihellow, resembling, a ��������� German.':;Saur*  ternc: ���������   We ;broi1ght'. home, a: bunch of]  peanuts   growing, -on. -the.   stalks.     I  never .saw   finer  or .move   beautiful  apples than the jNfacIntos'h'K,.i--ds',:gr()\vn*  in'there. ���������'"'   :' ���������";.'''���������'���������'���������"���������   -'i*'?'     !  "A small canniiVg factory; is operat-'  ingat Keremeos now, putting., up. to-,  ma-feoes. Last se-uson ���������it turned out  almost six hundred cans, and they -ire  a very fine quality. Plums, cherries,  small'-'fruits.' anft'vegd'tHbtes thrive-in  almost incredible ^profusion; The canning factory is. operated,.by iv, society  known as, the Keremeos Farmers' l  Exchange, and >yill lie 'enlarged to'  include other products as conditiobs  warrant. " ' ���������    "���������''������������������ ���������    ������������������....-..-     ���������  "Settlement ������������������ and   development' are  GREAT NORTHERN STAGE.  Now Runs Tri-Weekly Between Molson  and Hedley.  Direct communication with the Gt.  Northern has been re-established by  Royer's stage running through to  Hedley direct from Molson.  Royer has now moved his headquarters from Midway to Molson, and  from that point runs daily stage to  Oroville, with tri-weekiy trips from  Oroville to Hedley.  The trip from Oroville to Hedley is  made in one day, reaching here on  Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, returning to Oiovillu the following day. This, with Welby's Penticton  stage line, e-ives Hedley daily connection with Kereinccs.  When it i.s known that by thi.-. stage  passengers can leave Spokane on Sunday morning and lie in Hedley on  Monday night, and that this same feat  could be accomplished over a year ago  by Royer's flyer when the Gt. Northern tiains were no neaier than  Phoenix, it will be more readily appreciated the difficult task that Royer  was then performing. By the trains  now running to Molson no faster time  is made, Jnit the trip is much less  strenuous,-as the all-night ride on the  stage is now cut out.  ARRANGING THE MATCH.  Executive Makes Arrangement, For the  Xmas Day Shoot.  The executive of the Rifle Association met on Monday night and arranged for the next match, to be held on  Christmas day, at winch.the Chechakho Cup donated.by Duncan Ross, M.P.,  will be contested.   They also'iirranged  the terms of the handicap, and did so  in a.'manner that seems unquestionably fair and just.   The plan adopted  was to calculate the average score1 of  .eachman from the scores made at the  matches which have already been shot.  The highest average was that of 56; by.  Mr.  Rolls, who was placed as scratch  man':'  All whose average fell  below  that sue to be. bonused the number of  points necessary to bring them up to  ,56.   This will give, the poorest shot an  equal chance to win the c-\\p against  the best shot, and "will'make a most  interesting contest.    It. is;;hoped that  ���������no-mem\>ev Ot'.the association- will fail  to compete.,, if for no other reason than  as a mark of respect,to the donor;" and'  appreciation   shown   for the. trophy.  The Tories are all going to shoot fori t,  and surelv the Grits ought to.  PROSPECTORS?  CLUB.  20  2H  20  17  IS'  IS  ������������������I  'if):  14  1(5  17  18 .  ���������100  20 ���������  Total  ��������� 03  24 ��������� 02  -:0:-  Civil & Mining Engineers  :o:-  MILNE������ etridL  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.     .  his brother in about twenty-five hundred acres at Keremeos. They are  getting'it under cultivation as-rapidly  as possible. Their ranches al-e equipped with, the most modern ..appliances.  The other day they started fourteen  plows to work. Tliey have'under contemplation the construction of a huge  irrigation ditch which will cost an  immense^.sum,. but, . I; think,, quite  ; justifiable.  .    ^o,  ���������!     "KeieiiK'os A alley possesses remark-  Opening of Spence's Bridge-Nicola Line: \ "���������--������ featni-es.  As a'productlve district    j too much cannot be said ot it.   Within  twenty miles of it is one of the largest  mines in British Columbia-, the Nickel  Plate, and all around in the hills are  fine mineral prospects.    In addition to  The Prospectors' Club met on Monday.,evening.    The principal   business  was that of filling  the secretaryship,  and arranging the. dance.    The Com-  nittee'appoiuted at a previous meeting  t<V  collect' funds,   reported  that  $150  -had been subscribed, of  which about  $120 was paid,   .The committee asked  to be_ discharged,   and  in  their place  going on rapidly.   ,.Mr...>V.   II., Arm- j "'������'.>s  'ij-l'i'i'ited a permanent financial  strong of this city is intlivested with I committee, who are to have control of  14  2-1 ���������  20 '���������  20 ���������  19. -���������  21 '���������  IS ���������  15 ���������  00  00  58.  58  55  5!  51)  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel,  ltates Moderate.  A. Baknes, Prop.       Pksticton, B.C.  Permission   to   open   the   Spence's  Bridge-Nicola, line for passenger traffic  is expected by the O.P.R. from Ottawa  within a week or ten days.    Recently  the railway commission's engineer inspected the entire line, and expressed  himself as .satisfied with its construction. Formal notice of official approval  is   expected   at  any   time   therefore.  Although the road is  acceptable   to  the government, and could be opened  as soon as formal permission iss granted,  it  is   not   likely   that   passenger  traffic will be commenced till the beginning of next year owing to the desire to complete a number of buildings  for the accommodation  of  the operating department.     Several of these  buildings will be erected in Nicola.  these market possibilities, the V. V. &  E. will bring it within two 'hundred  miles of Vancouver by rail on the  west, and Spokane on the east. Then  the C. P. R. will connect it with the  main line and Vancouver on the west  and the Crow's Nest and the plains on  the east. With- all these advantages  it is bound to become one of the greatest districts in British Columbia, and  will form an important part of the  future trade of Vancouver."  ill the'funds and to see that they are  ��������� disbursed     for    legitimate    purposes.  i This   committee   consists   of   Messrs.  1 W. F. Revclv. F. H. French and John  , Love.    F.  Bailey   resigned  the; secretaryship' and A. D. Worgan was appointed  in   his stead.    The dance arranged for by the Club was discussed.  The arrangeiiiei.its for same had progressed to a  point   that  indicated an  expenditure of $115, which would have  put the finances  in a precarious condition,  but these arrangements were  revised so as  to put the affair on a  much simpler basis.  Some suggestions were thrown out  as to desirability of some arrangement  by which the Board of Trade might be  revived and united action of the citi-  /.eus secured. This is a consummation  devoutly to be wished.  The Gazette and the 'Mining ' World  for $3.00 per year/'       ''      -;     ' ���������  The school children are putting in  faithful practice those times rehearsing for their entertainment on December -21st, and there is every reason to  expect that they will acquit themselves  creditably. All our townspeople,  whether they have children going to  school or not. should endeavor to  make Christinas a joyous season for  the'kiddies by giving them a bumper  house to encourage them. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   DECEMBER 13,    MXKJ.  Cbc Ibedley Gazette  ;       '��������� and .    ���������'"'.-,-':  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hudlkv Ua/.kttk  PllI.VTINO AND Pulti.ISHINC; Co.Ml'ASV.  Limited,  at Hedley, K. C.   ,.  gpt up-to excuse  their own' .slackness  ���������''-., i  in the. coipinonest detail pf a i-eal   estate transaction. If sufficient bekimu-n  -of the tonnage and value of the  ore in  the Nipissing to warrant the valuation  represented by placing the shares  at  ; $20,   then   the   Toronto   people   who  ��������� wired their New York  brokers tif buy  ....9-2.(10 : all the stock  offering-below  twenty,  1-(M)  did a wise and patriotic,  thing,   but if  they were merely rushing in blindly to  support the'   market   against   a   bear  movement,' it was  "love's labor lost."  Now that Ontario people  have  mines  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year.......    Six Months.   Advertising Rates  . Measurement. 1'J lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Corlitioates oi'improvement, etc.:  $7.00 for 60-iln.y notices, and So.RO for M-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding- one  inch, 31.00 for one insertion. "At cents' for t  each subsequent insertion.  Oyer one inch,   of their own to operate, let them stick  10 cents i/or line for'first'insertion and ;'> ���������  cents per lino for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance. '  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month,  $1.::.*.: over 1 inch and up to J inches. Si.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking' larger space than  four inches, on  application, rates will be {riven, of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.    ��������� ; "��������� '���������' , ���������  Advertisements will bo eliiiiigcd once every  month if advertiser'desires, without any extra  charge. Kor changes of toner than once a montli  the price of composition'will'be charged at  regular rates. .   \  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the ollico by noon on 'rncsilay to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A  iHEGRAW,  Managing Suitor.  good licking than any oin* els;e. If this  be so/ he will find the Siinilkauieen^ at  the present tiipe, an excellent place, toi  keep his nose out of, for if he comes I  out he can count on as sound a twinnc-1  ipg as he could very .well run up i  against, anywhere in this hilly country  '; to legitimate exploitation of their mineral resources, and pay no attention  to these bull and bear' capers of the  New York curb' and  exchange sharks.  The letter on fourth page from Mr.  Nicholson ponies in must'opportune as  an instance of how fair-minded qien  who are capable of judging, regard the  record of Mr. Sh(itford in the Similkameen. Mr. Nicholson knew nothing  of the Star's views when the letter  was written,'and yet he. could not have  made it more suitable, to meet the.  Star's-charges.  BANK  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Capital-���������$4,86<5,666.  HKAIi OFFICE IX CANADA;  H, STJKEMAN, General Manager  Reserve- $2,141,333.  -       MONTREAL'  .1. KLMSLV, ..Supt. <>f Ijtm'nuhos  BANKINGBY MAIL���������Accounts of parties living at a distance receive our  special attention. Deposits can be made through the mail, and sums added  thereto ai|ilwithdrawn at.uny dine. A General Hanking HusiiVoss Transacted.   Drafts issued, payable at ail points in Canada ana abroad.  L Hedley ^Branch,     -     L.Q. HacHAFFIE, Acting Manager    ?  C    D  ;. o Scene! Fifteen Millions.  Full Moon  :mtii  Last quar.  8th.  1900  DECEMBER  New Moon  ;     .l.ith'  Kirst quar.  '    .-i2nd...,  1900  '.-���������Victorians are 'celebrating-'over the  ���������assumed prospect of rapid growth of  the city, consequent upon the announcement' by the U.' P. R: of its intention to spend fifteen millions in  clearing 150.000 acres of forest-land  tributary, to Victoria and opening it  up for agricultural settlement.'��������� .'This,'  with the prospect. <if the 'early os'fcab-  lis-hiuent   of   ship   building   yards  at  The Canadian press have given far  too much prominence to  the panicky  .trading'.in.Cobalt sfockH on  the New  York curb.   The Cobalt mining field  hassufficiently demonstrated its worth  to be able, to  ignore such  a  performance as that witnessed in  New  York  when a rumor' to  the effect that the  Guggenheinis who  had  taken an option on a large block of stock  in  the  Nipissing property had decided  not to  exercise their option, but to  lose the.  large sum that they had already paid  on it.  The reason alleged for the back-  out was that they  had  discovered a  flaw in the title to the property, and  that the trouble was to come from the  Ontario government who were said to  be disposed to repudiate the  title of  the original  owners.      In  New  Yn^k  the   Nipissing  stock   slumped    from  twenty to   something   below   sixteen  dollars per share,'   \yhich, came  as   a  surprise  to 'Toronto!   holders   of   the  f*t*������ek.   The ministers of the Ontario  government were at once, wen concerning the title difficulty and they expressed  their  complete ignorance, of  any thought or intention of questioning the legality of the Nipissing title.  Toronto men. then wired their brokers!  111 New York to take any and all of the  stock which they  buy. below  twenty.  Where a ce.mp springs suddenly into  prominence   because   of   phenomenal  success of some of its mines,  it seems  in-possible to compel  the. sharks  and  gamblers of the New  York stock exchange to keep  their hands  off; and.  once these ha:pies get a hold, no matter how small the   interest,  then farewell to honest values  based on rate, of  production or ore in sight, for some  one of two things  is bound to happen.  Either infiatioi. of values will tollow,  or the wheels of progress will be stopped to further the  ends of stock jobbing, and every kind of lying and deceit will be employed to secure, their  ends.    All that can be learned of the  recent Cobalt stock  flurry from  the  meagre details at hand, makes it difficult to pick out gjvuns of truth from  the web of falsehood that appears to  have been woven about" the incident,  but from  the flat denials that have  The..Princeton Star last week .devotes a paragraph'to L. W. Shatford  ���������M. P. P. in which among other inuckv  things, it says:  "Has Mr.Shatfiird's voice ever been  heard on the floon of the ''House  since  his election ?   Has .'he. done  anything  for the-good of-'the country to war-  ! rant the .support and confidence of the  j electorate;-' Has he. done anything  [worth mentioning for his own consti-  'tuehcy;PAVea,ifeweraifen.phaticNO.''jEs(lllilll;at,   the   construction,;of   the  That, pai^igi-aph  should be  worth  at: 0. P. R. ocean docks there, the'taking  least, 100 Liberal   votes   for   Shiitford, ; of all the timber reserves- of the C.P.R.  for we have too good an opinion of. the , ������" tht- ^land by an immense corpor-  j. . ii-i -     .. -������������������.��������� ��������� T -l      1   I ������������������'ation. and- other, important industrial  fairness or the maionty or Liberals to   ,���������-, ...  , ���������'.  '.- :-.;. i and   expansive   movements,   nistines  believe that they will not resent. Unit 0^timisrii never hisfore known locally  sort of thing.    If  the   Gazette should  use that sort of language, about Dun-  can^oss,we would expect to see it j ������������d '������>'������������*������������������* hj LaniL^Agent Dehii^,  resented by at least that number, of  coiiseryjitives voting  for h'iin.'    . The  pi'iblii; nowadays ai-e not foiils..  They  9SS3SBSSC73  HOTEL.SIM    HEDL&y, B. 6.  The C. P. R. aimouncement, as uiade  by Sir Thbihas Shjiughnessy yesterday  affords explanation of the nianv large  i purchases of yictoria reality by wealthy easterners during  the past fortnight.; ...';...!;,;,;.  read for themselves and know 'what  their representatives are doing. Conservatives ha've many reasons for d is-  ���������tppi-ovihg of inucli that Bli-, Ross has  done hutthey know iilsio of niuch that  he is to! be cojinnended for, and to tell  them that he has accomplished noth-  Special huhibers ai;e being prepareil  l)y the Phoenix Pioneer and the AiJ'V-  conda News.';-���������'-.-'  The. hospital ball has been, put offbe-  yond the holiday season, The idea  npw. is to have it come off cspui.e tune  in February if ji suitable.phice can  be  ,,-,    .      ���������. .   .      ....     ���������,-   .     procured that will  be large enough  nig would be to ofter   insult   to   their   ,      ,,      ' i   i ������������������,.:     k,   tt ������ "i-     :: t?::  0 In all probability St. Valentines Day  been given by Ontario ministers, it is  safe to hazard the guess that if the.  uiatter of title had anything to. do  -ivith the slump, in Nipissing stopk,; it  was dtie to the fact that while the  G.uggenheims were sparchin^. trele  their, option ran out, ^nf^- t\}k ^yepn-  ment repudiation yarii wis a, canard  intelligence that they  would not be  --,:���������' ���������-.' '' ��������� .;.     : ::' '    ���������   -J,'- '���������*   ���������'������������������ ���������    ���������-\������������������ ���������[������������������'     '��������� : -.���������      : - -  sIpAy to resent.      To compare, the record of achievement of the representa-  tiyes for  Yule-Cariboo   in   the   coin-  mons, and Similkameen in the legislature,; ho faii-ihinded nian who has any  regard for truth  and   honor   can  do  otherwise than coiidenin this language  on the part of the Sfcu.   Take the railway question   which   is   connnon   to  both   of   them   and   in    which   both  played a most important  pavt*    That  the role vj:h.ich. Mr.   Shatford   had   to.  take at Victoria was even more difficult than 'that devolving, bit Mr Ross at',  pttayya,^ feiy Who have all t$e facts will  be disposed Ui deny,,' and tjliat the siuii  of achievement was as   great   in   the  one. case as, in the other it is only��������������������������� mv-  cessary to cit<p the opinion of one. of  the ihost'pi-ominen^iind ardent tibVafr  nil siipppi-ters oj Sir. lioss in; this. viijL-  ing who said ihafc  --it   was   only   the  \yo;rk of--MesisBs! Shatfoi-d anjcj Macgow-  an at Vietpria that made,  Mr.   Ross's,  work, at Ottawa,; possible." But when  comparison is luade. of what each has  obtsiined for his constituency in   the  way   of    appropriations    for    public  works, the language of the Star ap-.  pears in its true light, for it is  iuipos-  sible to excus.e the Star oil the ground  of ignoran,ce.   S.urely th,e editor of a  newspaper iu thus province  shouldn't  be able to say that he h.-ts not read the  estimates    and    appropriations   published at the' end of each session in  which it was  shown  in  plain figures  that     Similkatneen's      appropriation  each year was not exceeded by that of  any other in the province.    Will the  Star add up, all the monies that have  been received in the Similkaineen riding- from  the Dominion   government  during, the same period and  give   us  the. result ? If honest Liberals, in view  of these facts, do. nut resent such language on the part of the Star, then  the  Gazette is   mistaken   in.   its   estimate  of thein.  will lie the date,  A. Please-nee is busy these days- with  his wood contracts for the Daly Re>  duction Co. A considi-i-able por!fri.(>!ii  of it was obtained up Twenty Mile,  and a j^ood .deal Ls being secured on  the mountain to the north wiist of the  town,; .off the pre.-eniptions of Messrs.  E. p. Burr, R. J. Wynne and T/shoE  TflE LeftDING  ttOT&L Of THE SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class  in every respect, being equipped with all  modern conveniences���������electric light, telephone, baths, etc.       : :       Rates model ate.  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  NOTICE:  Certificate of Improvements;  THK BULIiEB. BADEN���������'��������� PQW-BLL, RobeiU*.  ' lyitchncr,���������' Hiiligoniiiii   lind' ;' Fairview.  .    miueral clHinis situated in.the Osoyoos  Miiiiug;   Division    of   Yale . District.-  AV'betclocated:-   Camp Fairview -'  intend, sixtydi>xftfcom.diite hereof, to apply to  the Mining:Re'cordoKvfor.' ii Certificate of- Irii-  prbvcDit-nts.^or, the  purpose of obtiiiniug a  ��������� ^'w*?;a G-faiit of ^bo. ftboye claims,'  /..,;,' '.','.;.;.���������'  And further take nptiec that action, under  ; Section 3?;.' must be coiunienccil bei!o)ro the iss'u-.  : iu^bfexwcl? CejtiflciitQ of Iujj>i pyemebts.  ' ^te^-thw-^-dftybrXovc^ 190fi,  <^3     ''"''  ' MGHARD H;'PABK1NS0X.  IferemeQS New Townsite  Now On the Market.  The V. V, &.E. Railway Station will lie in the  centre, of the tii.wn,  Now is .the; time^ to, get your lots, before the first  train conies iip the valley.  Choice 1,2 and 3. a.ci-e lots all around  town site.  Th!e. 10 iici'it Fruit lots are.;going fast,   Just a few  left.    Now is. the time to,double your money.  '   For Full Particulars. 'Apply to  Ker^ijifpf l^anft'Gp^^ -^erernebs, g.(Q,  J.' J. Armstrong, JWanngcr  TownXots  $100, $200  and $256  .1,2 and 3 Acre  Lots $306 Acre  16 Acre Lots  |2op per Acre  Terpis Ei*y  The.9tar announces Smith Curtis as  the choice of the Liberals off this rid-  : inig to contest it against Mr. Shatford.  ' Mr. Curtis' friends maintain, however,  that he will np,t accept, and they base  ^hjeir.oplnipn.. Oft the, kimwtedge that  Mr. Curtis has no more stomach for a  Notice of Forfertiire,  >o Thomas Farquhar and any person or.:j>orsbh������  to whpm he. iniiy have transferred, his-in-.  terests iii the'Maple Lent and'.Lpiisr; Sliot  mineral claims, situated 611 DividendJtfoyii-.  tain.; iu  t-h'e Osoyoos Mining...Division, of  Yale District. ' '.������������������".',  VOt* are hereby required to take notice that  ,T    I have; expended, for asse������smen,t8.. ������i)4 fox:-  recording, certifleatei- of work- dono.-oh-'-the.  abbveHclftinis, theVsum of three hu/Klred,: an.d  forfy-flve   '    dollars     .-and      'fifty"���������'    cei)ts���������  ( ?.'U5���������t<J ),   beinpr an  expenditure necessary to  enable me to hold saia claims, and yoi.i /are.  hereby required to. contribute .your share or  proportion of s,iich expenditure, together with  all costs of .-uive'rtising-.   If you fail-.or refuse to;  contribute such amount, including iMlvei-tisinK,'  within sixty days from dato of lirat publieatioii  of-this notice in the Hedley Gfazcfcto, yoiir.inter*  est will become vestcii in inc. yo.ur co-owner,  under the provisions of the ������������������'Minpral Act and  Amending Acts."  Dated this 9th day of ^To^���������embor. 190ft  34-4 '    \V. J. GAHBUTT.  "'";': AT   ���������  TWEDDLE <Sh REITH, Proprietors.  CxQod Accpminpda,tfpn aild Strict Attentiop to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To William Edlin Welby of I'entieton. and any  person or persons to whom lie.nuiy have  transferred his interests  in, the  Klorerpeo  miiieral claim and %eerusfc fractional riiuv  eral   claim,     situated    on    Twenty-Mile  Crock, in the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District.  VOU are hereby reou'rod to take noti.ee that  1    1 have expended for assessments and for  recording certificates  of  work  done on.' the  above claims for the years I90H905, and liXJor  li)0f>, tiie sum of four hundred and ten dollars  ($-110.00),   bciiiK'' an expenditure noeessury :tp.  enable mc to bold said claims, and you, are  hereby .required to contribute your-sharp or  proportion of such expenditure, together with  all costs of advertising.   If you fail or refuse to  contribnfce^.suoh'amount, including advertising;  within sixty days from date of first publication  of this notice in the Hedley Gazette, your.inter-  osfc will become vested in me yo.ur eo-bwiiiCr,  utulofthc provisions of the "Mineral Act and  Ampu.diiigA.Qts;"  Dafwdthis 13fch day of Xovcmber, 19(j(i.  344 THOS. BKADSHA.W.  X  X  X  X  *  i  i  X  $  $  X  Venison on Potlatch  May be all right for a  change,  but look  out for pur  HOLIDAY MEAT SUPPLY    f  i  i  x  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal kept in stock.  Oysters, Pish and Poultry.  i  i  i  SKK OUR  XMAS. DISPLAY  Cawston & Edmond  ���������NOTICE  to purchase that poiifcibn of- Section 11, Township 51, SimilkVuiieeh. District', bounded on the  north by L. 20fl3-G>.l, on the s.outh-eiiHt by-the  A..D. A. ah'd Cohiihoia infribrnl claims, and on  the wewt' by F-: B.B6oub's ppo������oinption, cowteiri..  ing 40 acres more or loss.    Required' for range.  Dated at Fairyiow this 5th day ������������Oct., WOft'  EVAN MORRIS  39-13. Por R, H. PARKINSON, AgU  The ^edley: Gazette   and   Mining  World one year for three dollars.  TRAVELLERS' DIRECTORY  Maim and .Stacks.in tiik Simii.kamke.v.  Hedley anil Penticton Route.  Wclby's. Stago, cftrny]ng.ni^Uand passengers,  leaves' Penticton. for He'dlpy-at. 1 a,m. on Tuch-  days, TliiirHdays and SatutiiayB, arriving in  Hedley at 6.30 olclock samo days.  Returning, leaves HcdVoy^for Penticton alv  7, n.m, p.n Mopdays, Wedjjosdnys and FridayH.  Connecting oaeh way afc>Koronjcos with  Royer h lino for Boundary po'Tits.  Hedley and Prlncetpn Route,  Rovely's Stage leaves Hedlloy for jprincoton  at 7 a.m. on "VV>dnesdays andfi&JlurdftyH.  Returning on Thnrsdayfl'ahd Sundays.  Only the AVcdncsdav and: Thursday Htages  carry mail. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   DECEMBER 13,   1906.  REVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wimts for Li\ cry or Team  AVoi-k will be attended to  by calling Phone U.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  Town and Distritf.  iszizisasszir  Leave orders for 14, 10 and l'8-jnch  wood ait."Revely's stable.  Mrs. A. , Winkler returned from  Andrews, Alta., on Tuesday evening,  bringing her two children with her.  Harry Robinson is again driving the  Princeton stage, and his return is appreciated by people along the wav.  J. K. Campbell, formerly of Campbell & Shier has opened a shop in Viin-  couver for tailoring and renovating,  and has three men   working for him.  r**\fS^r**<r'*\f*l  CLAUDET & WYNNE  ASSAYED  METALLURGISTS and  fUNING  ENGINEERS  MINES and MILLS EXAMINED,  SAMPLED AND REPORTED ON.  Sample^  by mail  receive prompt,  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRINCETON  and   ROSSLAND  IT. IT. Ci.Aunr/r, A*soe. Inst.M.M.,  Member Am. Inst. M.E., Rossland.  L. C. Wynxb, As--oe. Inst. M. M..  Late Assayer LcRoi.      Princeton.  r*i*s*\f*,*\*rS\m*'  Leave ordeis for 14, 10 and 18-inch  , wood'at Revely's stable.  Tuesday night's mail was an unusually heavy one, some twenty large  sacks landing into the local office,  which kept the p. in. .lumping for a  while. As Christmas conies on Tuesday this year, the postmaster will not  find it much of a, holiday, for the  Christinas mail is always a bumper one.  Mr. C. A. Crawford, auditor for the  Daly estate, who has been here for the  past three weeks in connection with  the affairs of the Daly Reduction Co.  and- Yale Mining Co., went out on  Wednesday's stage, en route for Toronto and Belleville, to spend a well-  merited holidav. Mrs. Crawford is  now in Toronto.  T. D. Pickard, road supervisor, came,  over from Fairview at the end of last  week and went up to Priuceton. Mr.  Pickard is certainly a whirlwind for  getting about the distiict, and if any  particular section of the riding has a  road grievance it cannot be of very  long standing until the supervisor  gives it his personal attention.  Among the winter signs' ifc������ ishioted  that J.-Peek >^eS>yain lias gone South  from Golden to Cranbrook. ,'  ��������� Iff A E W-iteriiiau, of the Vermillion  Forks Mining Co., owners of the-Princeton Townsite was in town on Friday  last.  Prospectors' ball to-night in Fraternity hall. Evervbodv welcome. , A  capable committee of management  has the matter in hand.  Dr. Whillaus,, Rev. E. R. Bartlett  and L. C. W. Rolls went out deer-  hunting on .Saturday. The doctor  and Mr. Bartlett got one each. ������  The beautiful snow came on Thursday last to the extent of about throe  inches, and on Friday morning one or  two sleighs were seen on the street for  LOOK HERE!  THE   RIGHT   PLACE  TO   DU.V   YOUR  Christmas Presents  IS   AT  Lctli-  again,  ning to All  work engines are  WILL SOON m HERE  GET YOUR CHRISTMAS  PRESENTS EARLY  pre8knts for the baby,  Mother  and Father,  either boy or girl.  Brother and Sister,  and Your Best Girl or BiAu.  WE HAVE  COMPLETE  LINES IN  Christmas Cards  Christmas Numbers  Chinese Lanterns  Christmas Tree  Decorations  Photo Frames  Souvenirs of Hedley  and District  Toilet and Manicure  Cases  Glove and  Handkkrchie Boxes  Purses,, Military Brushes  Dressing And  Travelling Cases  Shaving S?ts,.  Razor Sets  Cigar Cases, Pipes  Toys, Gam������s, Dolls  Story and Picture Books  Blocks, Toy Dishes, Etc.  the iir.sb time in two years.  With the   Crow's   Nest  and  bridge coal miners all at work  the depleted'coal  bunkers are begin-  up again.    The V. V. & E.  igain  getting suf'fi  cient'to keep them going full time.  The crib work on the creek is making away with a large quantity of timber. Most of it is being taken off the  reservation, but .sonic arc of the impression that this timber when standing formed a wind-break that protected the town, and the res-tilt will be  storm where it \\*a<- formerly calm.  Fairview will have a turkey shoot,  at the Golden Gate Hotel on December 21th. T. D. Pickard, being due in  Hedley for the Association shoot on  Christmas Day, has a problem on his  hands to attend the Fairview match,  and get his rifle freighted over to Hed-.  ley in time for the shoot here.  No more deer-hunting after Saturday next, as the open season units on  that day. Let all who are interested  (and everybody should be) in the preservation of game, unite in seeing that  the shut down' lie good and tight until  next fall. Whether it be by Indians  or whites every infraction of the game  laws should be severely punished.  .Pratt who drives Rover's stage on  the Hedley-Oroville run' says that the  track-laying and ballasting gangs are  again at work. . A trestle a short distance on the other side of Oroville has  been keeping the track from getting  into Oroville. but it was expected that  the steel woiild be laid oyer this portion bv Saturday of this week.  Nothing has yet been aniionnced.as  to when a. traiiV service to Oroville  will be started, but as the portion between provide and Molson will be the  most .difficult to operate owing: to the  existence in it of a pusher grade, it. is  hot likely that they will be in any  hurry about: starting, and may- be sir't-  isfied with keeping Molson as the terminus for a" while longer."  On Friday evening last a party of  young people took a sleigh .ride out to  Broinley's and pronounced the sleigh-'  ing all-right 'from Bromleys to within  about three miles' of Hedley, where it  became a trifle thin, causing numerous  bumps'on the stones, and occasional  nerve-destroying screeches of protest  from the steel shoes while passing oyer  the stones. , At Bromley's they were  right '-'royally entertained, and came  home bragging of the good time they  had.  A break occurred in the flume on  Friday evening last, but as the repair,  gang were close at hand to turn off  the water and repair the break, it was  only a matter of a couple of hours un-  till .everything, was going all right  again. When the break was reported  to the office it was not known what  the extent of the damage was, or how;  long the water would be off, so word  was sent over town by the manager,  who asked that it be passed around'  among users of the town water to give  them a chance to fill up their buckets  lief ore the water run out. This thought-  fulness is appreciated by townspeople.'  We  and  SflftTFORDS  have   a   fine   assortment   to   choose from,  the following are just a few .aiggestions.  FOR TflE LADIES  FANCY NECKWEAR '  SILK WAISTS  S1LK and LEATHER BELTS  SILK and KID GLOVBS  SiLK  and   WOOLLEN  SHAWLS ;  SILK and LAWN HAND- ',  KERCHIEFS  Embroidered and Plain  FANCY LEATHER HAND  BAGS  KNIT BLOUSE WAISTS  FOR GENTLEMEN  HANDKERCH TEFS  ���������Fine linen, put up in fancy  boxes of half-dozen each.'  SILK HANDKERCH IE FS  Either   plain   or   with   colored  border.  COLLAR and CUFF  BUTTONS  PURSES ami BTLL BOOKS  LEATHER and PELT  SLIPPERS  GLOVES, SUSPENDERS  t  t  t  ���������  ���������  ���������  some very pretty things in Fancy* China, Cutlery,  Furniture, Rugs,  Etc.  We are always pleased to show you through our stock.  ttedleu and  Fairview  Slidtfoius Limited  fledleij and  Fairview  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  Fairview ^nd Penticton  ���������ALSO-  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  LINE.  PENTICTON  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers:  Teams fui-nished to dp freighting, transferring and  generalSteaming- and good saddle  horses always on hand.  THE  NEW  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Dec. 8th :  Lowney's Confectionery���������put ur in Fancy Boxes.  We Have Some Nice Tilings to Send btj  DRUGGIST and STATIONER  HEDLEY, B.6.  AT  THE JUNE.  Maximum  Minimum  cc   2  41  18  8  3S  14  4  40  16  5  , ,  38  14  (5  38  15  7  t t  40  12  8  30  12'  Snowfall  7 inches.  AT  THE MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  ec   2  4,  34  28  3  ..  33  26  4  .. #  34  22  5  ..  37  19  6  ..  30  20  7  11  43  20  8  ..  38  21  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  FirstrGlass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  MIDWAY  9.1.) a. m.  M. J. HENRY'S  NURSERIES and  HOUSES.  SEED  Snowfall for week 2.1 inches  Large stock of Home Grown Fruit  and Ornamental Trees now matured  for: the fall trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, and; Flower  Seeds in Season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Whale  Oil Soap, Greenhouse Plaftts, Cut  Flowers, Bulbs for fallplanting.  We do business oh our own grounds  ��������� have no.'rent to pity,.&&& ������*e prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before placing  your oider.   Catalogue free.  M.  J.  HENRY  3010 Westminster Road.    Vancouver.  9.15 a. m.  9.15 a. m.  9.15 a. m.  .Spokane, Seattle.  Everett, Itelling-  tuuiL Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points.  Spokane, Fci-nie,  Winnipeg, St. Paul  Minneapolis  Grand Forks, Republic-Marcus  N'orthport, Rossland. Nelson  Kaslo, Sandon  Daily  Arrive  fi.10 p.m.  6.10 p.m.  6.10 p. m.  G.10 p. m.  0.10 p. m.  Connecting at Spokane -with the famous  ORIENTAL LIMITED"  1  Daily  Overland   Trains  '"'2  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  IS. G��������� Yerkes,  A. P. A., Seattle, Wash.  When   writing'    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, DECEMBER 13,   1906.  "sm  If MEMBER'S WORK APPRECIATED  ���������i  ������������������<��������� What ah Elector of 35 Ycars'Stahding;  ^     Who Knows the Riding from A to Z, ���������' I  Thinks Of It.  To the Editor of the Hedley  Gazette.  ��������������� Denr. Sir;���������The 'n.enr advent   of a  Provincial  election   seenis   an oppor'^  tune nionient t'o review,' in  a   general  way,   tiie services "-rendered   this district by. our   present representative,  Mr. L. W; Shatford, and   to  ascertain,  whether   the district  has  materially  beiieh'ted'iluring his stewardship and  whether his pre-election promises have  been fulfilled in such a manner as  to  justify Lin; support of the  electorate.  '..I have no hesitation   in   saving that  every  unprejudiced  and fair  minded  resident of this district must acknowledge that Mr.   Shatford has ably represented the requirements of the dis-  trict to tin1 Government, and  through  the-esteem in which ho is held   by  the  executive a nil his party, has obtained  grants of  exceptionally large   appropriations to meet the very exceptional  nerds of a/listi-ict too long overlooked  by previous  governments.    The  brief  ��������� summary nf   road  work  so  ably  set  forth in   the. Gazette.'-of   Nov.   loth  should be vuad by  every   voter,   more  especially liy those who have'more recently, settlwl among us, enabling them  to form some idea of the extent of the  .      riding and-the'--amount of work  en-  .   tailed upon tiie inenibpr in the  proper  apooitioinnent  of  the1 public  monies  "audits expenditure in such  a   manner  '.'as to fairly satisfy the vequirehu-ntsof  .'.every part of the constituency.    That  J. Mr.   Sliatfm-d    has succeeded  in   this  ii somewhat delicate task is an eloquent  A tribute,  to. his  business capacity and  impartiality. .'.'-   ���������  Passing to the  measure, which nuist  '.-(������������������vi-i- he-the'distinguishing feature, of  .Mr.   -Shatford'-s'.] first' parliamentary'  term,' viz.fhe granting of the V. V". iVr  '.:.' E. railway chaiter, for. which, togeth-.  ;; er with Mr. JIaego\v;ui"hP Vancouver,  ;; he niadesuoli a strenuous fight, stamps  ::- liini as  a num.   who. haying,   made,-; a-8  ���������1 ���������*     ���������"..���������  '-,,1.1.' '*:' .-T-t*'   '  ,'; -[Vroinise' to'his.coii.si'itiients, considered  ���������--.'? it his  pariiiiiount ilutv  to fulfil, that  ';]"prbiiiise to thci'letter,'even  in ..opposition to the urgent requests of-;some. of  ���������> his closest legislative colleagues.    It is  '���������: scarcely necessary   to   point   to  the  ; f; changed   conditions    of    this   riding  it. brqngli't aboiit by.the.construction . of  '?- the V.Y.k 15.  Ry.   and  it would 'be'  ���������'.-J well foi- thosi; who have so much bene-  3'fi'ted'to  beat-in   mind   that   had Mr.'  '. Shatford weakened  in  his  pledge  to'  .'���������his  constituent.--,    the  V. V.'&'E.'('RyJ'"  ���������' would have been as dead as the Dodu.  ���������*;    The Hon. Mr. M'cBride'sgovernment:  J of which Mr. Shatford is a prominent  :i .supporter,- has during its term of office  '������:shown a business capacity as commond-  f; able to the  executive as  beneficial  to  lithe province.   On assuming office the  ���������/Government was   confronted" with  a.  ���������.depleted treasury  and   the provincial  ': credit at its lowest ebb.'  To hieet'these  Sjj'eonditions a  rigorous   priming policy  -in the adininistration was at once carried out. a closer'and more  thorough  collection'6'f tiie i-c'veniie instituted and  a judici?)'(is'riicVe'as*e of"the ITtxes" TliTiT  this last niefis.ijre  sliould   be ..more   or  less ui'iyioptiiiu-^-goes   'wlth'^w^;:saying,  and, of course,- bocaine  the "bete' noir  'of the' liiore 'iVib'id pcirfioh^ijf the oppo  ������ sition-press; 'but. th'e, goodfsenSe 'of the  ��������� -'people was not''. Icing .'ui-yj'fpalizihg  t'lie  ���������.wisdom''..'(if ' tile gciyi-riifuent's  policy  ,' when the Minister of Finance was able  to announce a'surplhs  instead .of the  usual deficit, aiid the credit of Briti.spi  ���������.Columbia restored. ' '.-. j'  Doubtless in the-coining campaign,  the pi-ess of battle will rage arountl  .. --1-JcLti-r Terms." Tliat it\should, will  only prove t.he inability tj): the opposition to successfully attack the administrative policy of tluigovernmen't,  for I his (|ues(inii is entirely removed  fi-oiii iiie ai-iMia of party- politics, it is  a question effecting our rights, iii  whirli all should be muted. In this  connection ! would draw"attention tio i  a very able article by thei editor of the  Week of Nov. Mi'd. under, the captiiin  Better Terms Edition. I.tisan imperial digest of British Columbia's case,  and un'di'signcdiv a dignified reproof  to the unpatriotic ravings of certain  . Coast papers.  ;. As an old tinier, by right of some'  thirty five years' residence in the Similkameen district, I would offer a  word of advice to those who have but  lately made their homes in this beautiful .section of the Province, and that  is to continue to show tip- same good  sense they displayed hi coming here  by selecting as their representative a  tried business man. who is heartily assisting in the development .of the resources of the riding and whose inter-'  ests are one with the "'community. ������-  little.incident occurrdd recently which  further brings out my meaning.  A remarked toB "Who are you going to vote- for? Why, for Shatford  of course" replied B. "Well." said A,  "I was a. Liberal back home, but you  people who have been here a. long time  ought to do iis tiie InOst good, so I'll  give Shatford my vole."  Yours trulv,  HENRY NICHOLSON.  ���������I&IA  1  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate liioun-  itain, 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  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richOst  gold, copper and coal.mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  ' Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future,- it will unquestionably  become a large-aud important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  ������w1auiiiJj^,rr..ir������w^i^  Scott Ave. (main st.) ...    ... .$400 to $600  Other Streets    $200 to $400.  .... J tlyiVl^....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who  Invest  Purchase a few Lets before the Railway C������mes;  ������W.  For F"i4ll Particulars, Maps Etc.,  -ftPPLY   TO-  L. W. SHAT FORD,  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY, ,B. C.  To make good bread. you.  must have good flour. If:  you want the best l3read.<  you must use the Viiest^  ���������Mir:  fillvie's  IS THE FINEST PLOUft MADE  You can  always ���������������������������depend���������  on it.    Use.no other. .  For sale by  Sftflf FORDS. .WMITED  flEDLEY and FmIRVIEAV   '  Ihe MINING  WORLD  Is the most progressive, accurate, JH i  widely read mining journal published. It contains every week  the best articles on mining and  metallurgy as well as the best  news and markets. It is invaluable to mine owner and investor, '  and is an unparalleled advertising  medium.  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