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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VI.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1910.  Number A  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 your*1 practice in A'ancouvcr.]  S.O. L. Co.'s Hlouk  PENTICTON,       -      -      B. C.  w.  H. T.  GAHAN    .  Barrister,  Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  AfCHK  PENTICTON,  Block                     ^  -      -      B. C.  K. C. BROWN:  BAItRTSTKIt an-d SOLICITOR  XOTARY PUHbIC, Etc.  PRINCETON;  B, c;  JflS-CtflRKE  Watchmaker;  heole'yj'<b.c.  .Clocks and Watches for Sale.  HOTEL PENTICTON  -    Headquarters for TourNt Travol.  , Rates Modci-iitc.  A. Baknes, Prop.      Penticton, B.C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY. PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Renl Estate, Minos.  Crown-Grants  Applied   For  Undor Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for: .< ���������  '- Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  Calgary Fire Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co.  London ifc Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B. C.  GrsMd LJiiidn  hedlev, Bcr  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  HEDLEY BARBER SHOP  Two Doors North of Bank of B. N. A.  i HAIR  CUTTING   A   SPECIALTY  Razors Honed.  Hot and Cold Baths in Connection  W. T. BUTLER.  A. F. & A. M.  KKfil'LAU monthly meetings of  Hwll'-y Lodge N'o. 1.1. A. F. & A. M..  at-'! held on the second Friday in  leach month in 'Frntei-in'ty liull. Medley. Visiting  Ibrethrc-n are coiiUiilly invited to attend.  |w. J. FORBES H. D. BARNES,  AA'. AA Secretary  L. O. L.  Kr-irular monthly meetings of  IfedJey Lodge 1711 are held on  the    third    IWondny    in    every  ���������SStwrSil������9S'i'i(inth in l-'ratornity Hull.   Visit"  | ing hrethorn are t-oi-dinlly invited lo attend.  JOHN .IAiAIIKHOK. AV. M,  l-\ HOLLKMORK. Sec't  IK. A. C STL'1)0  HAKOr.I)  MAVKK DAIA*  ISTUDD & DALY,  Members Vancouver Stock Kxchange  jReal Estate,   Insurance, Stock, Loan  and Mortgage Brokers  73S Hastings Street AV  Opposite N'ew Post Ofllc-c  P. O, UOX !)0(i  iVancouver, - - B. C.  ' More expert thinking  has gone into the making  of the Monarch than any  typewriter sold. That is  why it demands little or  no thought from the oavii-  er or tlie user. That is  why it is the typewriter  your best ? )j$eri6gra'pher  deserves arid your poorest  stenographer heeds.  The Monarch Typewriter  Company, Ltd.  98 King Street West, Toronto;  A. MEGRAW,'local Agent  *^  r ������       *       *       ������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything. New and First-Glass.  Bar supplied' Avith the Choicest  Liquoi's'and'Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   t<>   the   Table.  PflLA6E  Liveru, Feed & Sale tables  HKDLEY   B. C.  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    If Orders, for Teaming  proinptly attended to.  Office Qf Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phon   ii."       IN NIS B R OS. Proprietors.  H. ZIBLER  Repairs  neatly and  Promptly  Executed  Charges Moderate  Shop on Irene St.  Stocks /Vllries  M&rk>e>rt B. Brown  Broker  MK.MISKK    AWXCOl'VRtt  jiixixa rcx-<.'H.\.xr.E  443 Pender St. W. Vancouver.  Write me about vour claims  R H. ROGEKS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. G  FOREST  FIRE  STATISTICS  THE;  NEW  ZEA&AND  What  British Colambia Lost This Year  By Failing to Take Care of  Forest Fires.  Victoria, Dec. 1���������Chief Fire Warden  GladAvin, of V.-incouver, has tendered  his annual report to Hon. W. Rous,  chief commissioner of lands. The rc-  poit Minis up u number of suggestions  for increasing the efficiency of the service.  The number of forest fires reported  for the season amounteil to 1181. The  cause in 335 cases was sparks from  locomotives or donkey engines. Campers arc charged with 162 and settlers  land clearing with 18-1. Lightning is  set down as the cause in 103 cases and  374 fires are recorded "causes 1111-  kitoAvn.  The total estimate of damage done  is $(529,915, apportioned as follows:  To standing timber $103,976: to cu t  timber $63,974; to improvements $371,-  985.  Six persons during the file fighting  were .suffocated, one man Avas killed  by a falling tree two Avere seriously  injured. A total fire fighting force of  4,452 men Avere employed by the government, involving a disbursement of  $35,000 by the government and $37,394  by pri vate, employers.  The total value of the propc-i ty protected is placed at $1,165,000. An area  ,of 218,388 acres Avas burned over. The  fines for breaches of the Rush Fire act  amounted to $1,275. The total expenditure of the government amounted  to $185,902.  The warden suggests that the government should share in the expense  of burning the bush, refuse, etc., left  by the lodgers either in the autumn or  in the early spring. Aha-fire warden  should be -empowered to impress into  the service any person at a wage of 25  cents per hour. Increased staffs, more  wardens, rangers, etc., are also, urged.  B. C. FRUIT IN ENGLAND  Canada  Makes Good Showing, in Prize  List at London Horticultural  Exhibition  London' Dec. 1st-Following are the  awards to Canadians al the Colonial  Fruit Exhibition:  Gold Hogg Memorial���������British Columbia Government for collection of  apples.  Silver Gilt Knightsian medal���������Salmon Arm, B. C, apples, and Gilman-  son, N. B., fruit.  Silver Belt Batiksian medal���������Grand  Forks district. B. C, and Vancouver  Island district.  Silver Knightsian medal���������XV. C  Staples, New Brunswick, apples: West  Kootenay district, apples; Okanagan  district, apples; Kamloops district: apples; Keremeos district, apples; and  New Brunswick government, fifty  boxes of apples.  Silver Cup, West prize���������R. H. Fortune, B. C, dessert apples: J. XV.  Cockle, Kaslo. B. C.  Silver Banksiau medal���������J. W. Clark  New Brunswick, apples; G. H. Laws,  British Columbia, apples: Kootenay  district apples.  Bronze Banksian medal���������British Columbia Development Association, apples.  AN UNDESERVED STIGMA  THE HOSPITAL BAZAAR  German Paper Attacks Business Methods  of Reputable Vancouver Firm  The Ladies' Auxilhary of the Hedley  Huspit'al scored an unqiiidified success  in the bazaar \vhich they gave 011 Friday last in.Fraternity hall.     The bazaar av.-is offered to the public in afternoon and in the various booths \vas  displayed the array' of fancy '-and useful articles which they hud provided  for sale in aid of. the hospital fund,  These   booths   were   arranged   with  greatest-taste 'and skill and the ladies  in   charge, proved   themselves   adept  saleswomen  for in the afternoon: they  had disposed of nearly everything and  t;liere was but little left for the evening.   For the children  the fishpond  Avas the booth  that excited  most interest.   By Avay of entertain men t  a  musical program Avas provided both  afternoon and evening,   and. on  the  latter ecca.sion   wiis  more  extensive  and varied.   The   instrumental music  was provided  ,)V   M*.'*--   Sproule   and  Mrs.  Lyon  on piano and violin   and  contributed largely to the enjoyment  of those present.    Songs Avere sung by  Mrs.  Forbes and'Messrs'.  Whiteinan  and Oliver the former giving "Father  O'FJyiin" and the latter "The Midship-  nite", but  the feature of the program  was the singing of Mrs.  J. A. Brown,  who sang Flight of Ages with   fine  effect and  in response to a hearty encore sang "Then  why don't you ask  Me".    Another feature of the program  which    was  much   enjoyed   was   the  recitation      of     Whitcoinb     Riley's  "Granny's Coin/.', to Our   House"   by  little   Erniinie   Wheeler   which   was  very cleverly done, showing as it did  wonderful  talent  on the  part   of the  child and careful,skilful tuition on the  part of whoever  trained her.    in response  to an   encore she  i-ecitetl the  "Minuet".  Last on the programme but not least  in the interest it created was the vot-  contest for the most popular young  lady. For the contest Miss IJond, Miss  Eniilv Jackson, Miss McLean. Miss  Boeing. Miss Clare and Miss Mable  Robinson were nominated. Five cents  counted as a vote and it was clearly a  case of where money talked. Very  soon Miss Jackson and Miss Bond shot  ahead in the voting and as it became  plainly a contest between the supporters of these two the others were allowed to drop behind. The contest  terminated only when time was called  and then it was found that. Miss Jackson stood 71-1 and Miss IJond 710 while  the contest, netted the fund $77,55.  The total proceeds of the bazaar totalled $269.80.  Vancouver papers do well to resent  the action of the Monetary Times of  Toronto in repeating a dishonest attack of a German paper, the National  Zeitung, upon the Vancouver financial  firm of Alvo von Alvenslehen. That  firm advertised in a German paper  setting forth the advantages of Vancouver and of British Columbia as a  field for profitable investment and  went on to explain the class of invest?  moots they specially recommended  and this ad was seized upon by the  Zeitung and distorted so as. to make  the firm appear as a wild-catting concern.  ' The ad when reproduced and t'lius  given to British Columbia' readers who  throughly ..understand ; conditions'  Iiere is found to be a plain unvarnish-  ed.statemeht of facts and instead' of it  subjecting the Vancouver firm to the  suspicion of Avild-catting can only be  taken as evidence of the conservative  methods pursued by them in their recommendations co intending investors.  The Monetary Times is being taken  to task for its apparent approval of  the Gerniau paper's attack, for while  the action of the German paper niaA* be  due to its ignorance of Canadian affairs, that excuse can scarcely be urged  for the MonetaiA' Times.  STILL INDECISIVE  First Day's Polling in British Elections  Give  Unionists Slight Gain  In 106 seats decided  last  Saturday  the Unionists have 62 and the Liberals  49.   To the Liberal strength may be  added  the  nationalists and  laborites  who are   also   against the House   of  Lords and their 14 seats  added to  the  Liberal strength gives a total of only j over the pipes  LOCAL NEWS  On Sunday last there was about  eight or ten pai lies out deer hunting-  but L. C. Rolls was the only nirnrod  iu the batch who bagged his quarry.  Rolls got a couple.  Bob Clare and Billy Matthieson. left  on Monday for England going by way  of New York. They expect to sail on  the 15th which will give them time to  reach their homes for Christmas.  Harry Brad is h returned 011 Saturday from Grand Forks where he had  been called by the last illness of his  mother who died there shot tlv after  his arrival. Deceased had four cancers which had made considerable  progress before the cause of the trouble had been ascertained.  The Victor people ate keep'n" >i ���������  their reputation for supplying .1  class music iu their records. On.-  the most popular of their recently ... -  quired artist'* is Mrs. Wheeler whose  singing is haul to equal. Ask Rolls to  play over some of her pieces.  Mrs. J. A. Btown, Mrs. Daly and  Mrs. Crooker Avere among the Keremeos people who took in the bazaar  last week. Mrs. Brown contributed  greatly to the success of the musical  part of the event by her songs which  proved so great a treat to a Hedley  audience.  During her recent trip to Vancouyer  for the Apple Show Mrs. J. A. Brown,  of Keremeos, had the pleasureof hearing the noted Welsh choir which recently completed a tour of the province and of which she was formerly a  member before she came to Canada.  Many of those on this tour she kneAv  quite well and the pleasure of meeting  them again and hearing them give  their concert was by no means the  east enjoyable part of her coast trip.  There were over 30 inches of snow  fell up at the Nickel Plate last month.  This amount so earlv in the season  and the lake still up above the running out point as the result of better  judgment -on the part of the management in saving it, there, will not likely  be an}1;, necessity for pumping before  the end of February, and then about  two or three weeks will be the extent  of pumping. This makes the outlook  particularly good for a long spell of  cheap power next year.  It may be interesting to members of  the golf club to know that .monthly  dues will be suspended for the winter  months beginning with November and  Avill not likely be resumed again until  April or perhaps May. The short days  have pre vented" most of the members  from getting rriiich use of the links  since the. end of October and the executive see no need for continuing the  .monthly duet. It will be well, how*  ever, for all Avho may he in arrears up  to and including October to pay up so  that next spring may find all hands  squared with no arrears being held  over.  The water pipes have all been covered up with dry earth and fine gravel  in gooil liiikl weather with 110 frost in  the. ground and there does not appear  to be any possible danger from frost  this winter no matter how severely  the weather may set in or how long  the cold snaps may continue. Tho  management played in rattling good  luck with the fine nii'd spell which  came along with the beginning of last  week, removing every vestige of frost  there had been up to that time and enabling the use. of scrapers to n'il in  over the dry earth which had been put  63.  There are still 561 seats remaining  to be voted on and unless these go  much moro favorable for the Unionists than the first, 106 it is unlikely  that they will get enough to out-vote  the other three combined, and unless  they can, Britain must, still be ruled  at the dictation of John Redmond.  The shortness of the time in  which  to explain the referendum   to the elec-  The Hotel Hedley has not made the  necessary application for renewal of  licence which now lapses by default.  The conditions laid down by Inspoctor  Colin Campbell, requiring vastly improved accommodations in order to  hold a licence under the new Act i.s  likely to weed out a, good many of the  smaller and older hotels throughout  the  province.    The  proprietor  of the.  tors is believed to militate against J Hotel Hedley also gave out the infertile success of the Unionists. Many ' niation sonic time ago that he had  defections from the .Liberals have niade assignment to the sheriff, but as.  already taken place and  these are  in   many of the foi maliiics which arc sup-  most cases prominent Liberal free  traders who are opposed to the wrecking of the constitution in the reckless  manner evinced by the Asquith government.  posed to go with the making of an  assignment have been omitted in this  case, creditors are somewhat mystified  and want to know  ing to get off.  where they ait- go THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   DEO S,   1910.  $?%<*��������� ''#&iA-f?\? '*- '-.*-?.  i'ic .*:���������;*'' ��������� ":"'  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  i '. , ������������������       . r .   i  j and   patriotism    which   the ..Germans j  ; are showing, in   their  support, of   the I  ���������Water Notice  ���������"lia vv league" movement in tha t IVot'co is hereby given that an application will  ���������   -    -���������      ������ ���������   -i ,1^    he made un<lei- part V. of tho Water Act  cou'ntrv we shall fall far short of ac- l!������'; to oi.t.iin a, licence in theSmn'lkn.iiiocn  .   ,   ��������� ! Untor district <>1 tiie district of A ale.  IKE''.-'BA'ttK'' C  a   The name, address and  occupation of the  -nnli.n lluu-sdiiys. hy the Hkdi.kv C.a/.ki ''-   <���������<uiinlisliiniir what all pati iotic (,'auadi-  I'lsi-crrxo AMil'i-i'.i.isiiiNG |0'il-ANi. to i applicant. is'lvc'n neth (.'. H. Frith, in the city of  I.i.mitkiv at   Hedlev.  11. 1. : ans would like   to attain.      The   thing j Greenwood, in the District of Vale, Postmaster  .... ,1- i       .1     l!     h   The n.-iniu of the stream or source is Hun-     ���������  : that is needed is   some hrmul. gener.il-| tcl.<.1.0(.,{% ��������� tributary of Siisap creek,  which  ....                              i ���������   i ��������� ii    '���������             . :,      ! easterly and enters into the Siniilkaiiioen river  jplallol-iii   upon   which all    call   unite, l,J()ut ,��������� mjlcs ,sonth-ea.-ter!y   from Keremeos.  74 Years in Business  Capital and Reserve Over $7,000,000  Subscriptions in Advance  .Vciir.'..' .������������������������������������?-���������* Land  Lii'rd   NortliclilTe  seems  to   hav  ���������   1 United Slates)  --'^ [  I'  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to tho inch.  c   The point of diversion is on IImiter creek  aljout���������=! of a miles west, ot lot 1!)!/1.  caught, the correct idea   in   the   move-j    d   The fjnaiilily  of water  applied   for,; in  ' cubic feet per second, is one foot  e   The character of the proposed  works is a  i tuent he has set afoot in   the columns  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc. j o|'the overseas Mail .for   the  (irgamz-  $7.00 for (ill-day notices, and ������5.00 for M-day I-  notices. -' I atiou through   Britain   and   the  cold-  C<,ntract Advertisenients-One f     ,   (          , ,'  h   .l^lace   for   the  SI.-o; over 1 inch and up to 1 inencs, si.oo  per inch nor month. To constant advertisei-s   ,- , p,.',,,.,-,^]^ tj,.tt  ^ntain   must   he  taking larger space than tour liicnes, on | i   ,.      i  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and longtii  of time.  kept supreme on the seas. In no  other colony of the empire that we  are aware does there -exist  the  iiidiff-  ccnts per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract advertisement!- should  be in the oflice by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue. l  ��������� Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advortisor desires, without any extra  charge. For changes often'or than once a month  he price of composition will bo charged at  regular rates.  A. MEGRAAA'. Managing h'dltor.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, ������1.00 for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch, .     .,.,,.,���������    ,.,,  10 cents per line for lirst insertion and u   erence  on   that  principle   which is to  he found in Canada and particularly  in Driiininond-Arthabaska and other  parts of Quebec while there is a sprinkling also in some of the other provinces. If the Druiiiniond-Aiihabaska.  election has any leeson for thoughtful  Canadians it should be that now is  the time to cultivate the sentiment  in this country that Canada owes it to  herself to lie no laggard in the matter  of cheerfully contributing her share  for the maintenance of an institution  which has protected her. for all these  years, and Whether her contribution  take the form of a Canadian owned  anil manned'navy acting in concert  with that of Britain or whether it  be a direct annual contribution in'  money, let it be giA*en cheerfully and  ungrudgingly and without any unseemly wrangling among ourselves.  Full Moon      m-  16  a.  Last quar.     A  as.   J  a(^v^c������^#    Xcw Moon  & & J          l  ^V^ -r     First quar.  k,~  f                    '-'  1910  NOV               1910  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  i  2       3       4       5  6       7      -8  9      10     11      12  13     14     15  16     17      IS     19  20     21     22  23     24     25     26  27     2S     20  30'               ���������       '. ���������  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  ditch with . fl'inios and pipes where necessary,  and leading from the point of diversion to the  pointof user.;  f Tho premises on which the water is to be  used is SO acres, which the applicant has applied to pureliaso from the Government, and  which lands are bounded south by said lot 1001,  east by Indian Reserve No. II, North by Indian  Reserve No. I, uml west by lands believed to  be vacant crown lands,  -g The purposes for which the water is to be  used are agricultural purposes.  h If for irrigation, describe, the the lands to,  be irrigated giving acreage: The lands intended to be irrigated are mentioned and described  in Paragrapii I-1'hereof and contain 80 acres.  i The area of crown land intended to be occupied by proposed works: The ditch and pipes  leading from the point of diversion to the lands  of the applicant will be about two miles in  length and will run through Government lands  and a sufficient width will be required to,construct and maintain a ditch witii flumes and  pipes..if necessary.  i This notice was posted onthe 5th day of  Dec. 1010 and application will be made to the  Commissioner on the 4th day of January, 15)11.  ��������� k Give names and addresses of any riparian  proprietors or licensees whose lands are likely  to bo effected' by the -proposed -works, either  above or below the outlet, none.       '"  Kknxkth C. J'. FlUTIl  Greenwood. U.C.  NOTICE  Banking fc>y /Wail  live some distance from town.    ���������  is a.  great  convenience   to   tlio.se-' avIio  Winston Churchill's favorite tune  to harp on in the present British elections is to prate of "the idle rich."  There is another class of rich of whom  he says nothing; they are the rich  with an insatiable thirst for notoriety, and of them he is himself a characteristic type. To such as these the  plaudits of "the mutable rank-scented  inaiiv" .ire as music to the ear, and in  their degree of pestiferiusne-ss they  bear to "the idle rich" the same ratio  as the mosquito does to the butterfly.  COURTS OF REVISION  AND APPEAL  "Assessment Act, 1003"  -\t6tICK is hereby given that courts of Rcvi-  -1-'       sion and appeal  under the "Assessment-  Act l!K������" for the county of Yale,  will beheld  as follows; ��������� '."  At the Court House, Xicola, Saturday, Dee.,  17th, 1910. at 10 a. m.  At the  Court  House. Princeton,  Tuesday,  December 20th, 1010. at 11 A. M.  At the Court House, Kamloops. -Thursday,  December 20th. 1010, at 11 a. m.  Dated at Kamloops, Nov. 25th, 1010  ALED. D. MACINTVRK*  Judge of Revision and Appeal.  Certificate of Improvements.  Alpha. Apex Fraction, Acacia. Acadia,, Australian and Utopia Mineral claims on Apex  Mountain, Osoyoos Mining Division, B.C.  fake notice that I. T.'D. Pickard. Free Miners  *~ Certificate -12li:'H acting as agent for  ���������'ennic Louise AA'illcy, of New York, Free  Miner's Certificate lJ4(i2!K' intend sixty days  after (lute hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvement for the  purpose of obtaining Crown .Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action under  section 37 must be commenced before the issue  of such Certificates of improvement.  ���������T.-D. PlCKAKD'  Dated at Ara,hcou ver, H. C December 2nd, 1910.  Deposits  may be sent in,  (.-ash"draw.n or other busi-  , ness transacted-by Mail, AN'ithout any trouble or delay.  Write or ask our Local Manager to explain our system to you.  Hedley  Branch,      H. A. Hincks, Acting Manager  pfjaifers Voice".  While   there   is   a    certain    poetic  .-justice   in  the   trei.'tinenl.  which  Sir  Wilfrid Laurier and   his   friends   received  in  the   by-election    of Drum-.  mond-Arthabaska.  in   that  they were  but receiving back the same medicine  and in similar doses  to, that concocted  for Sir Charles Tapper  in   1S96  when  there  was no  naval  question   before  the people and nothing  in   sight  to  suggest service .abroad for   Canadian  troops, it is questionable whether the  opposition are acting wisely   in   referring to it as much as they  have done  during the debate on the address.     If  tire Laurierite candidate   had been defeated on any other issue  than   that  which it is admitted Avas the cause  of  his   downfall      and    the   contention  which won out had been more in line  with their own policy   it would have  been a different matter, but the opposition have scarcely  the  right to  rejoice  with  Bourassa   on  his    victory  obtained by the means  which  appear  to have been employed, for Bourassa's  arguments were as applicable against j  Borden's naval programme as against  Laurier's.    The  opposition, under the  circumstances, are not in a position to  felicitate with Bourassa  on  the result  and they showed to better  advantage  so far as their attitude;   on   that  point  is concerned, when   they sat silent  in  their places and were as undemonstrative as the  ministerialists  when   the  new   member  for   Dninimoiid-Artha-  baska was-introduced in the House.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  niSTHlCT OK VALK  TAKE notice that Leone M. Lee, of A'ancou-  ver. occupation married woman, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of Siinilkauieen riv-or and oppositeHrom-  ley station on the Great. Northery railway:  thence east 20 chains; thence north 20 chains;  thence wost.20 chains to the .Similkameen river  the'nee in a southerly direction along the bank  of said river to the place of beginning containing 40 acres more or less.  LKONK M. LKE  Hicks A. Lee, agent  Octobel 20th. 1010. IH-iO  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  rtlSTKICT OK YAI.K  TAIvK:NOTICE that John Richter of Kerc-  uieos. occupation, Farmer, intends to  apply for permission to pure base the following  described lands  Commencing at a post planted at the S. E.  corner of Lot MOD, Group 1.  Osoyoos,   thence SO  chains cast, thence 10 chains south,  thence SO  west, thence40 chains north to pointof com  mcnccinent, containing 1120 acres in 'Pp. on.  JOHN RICHTER  October 21th, 1010.  The London Directory  (Published Annually)       - ^  Enables traders throughout the world  to coiiiiiiunicate direct  '���������"'������������������     with English  MANUFACTURERS   ������fc    DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with  the   Goods  they ship,  and   the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged  undei-  the   Ports  to  which  they sail,   and indicating the approxi  mate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading manufacturers, merchants,  etc' in.'the principal provincial towns  and industrial, cent-res of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  he forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for- 20st  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for ������1, or larger-advertisements from -S3.  We may be able to still-further improve Victor Records���������though  avc hardly knoAv where. ���������:      '       ���������  They are now absolutely uniform in tone and quality, wherever  you buy them���������so smooth you can scarcely hear the needle���������more  durable than ever-T-and double faced-���������two records for the one price.  NEW DOUBLE SIDED RECORD**���������00c. for the two.  Send 90c. and 10c. postage for sample Record.  Write for catalogue of over 3,000 Records and watch  the papers for list of new ones every month.  Berliner Gram-o-pbone Co., Limited  -fe, Montreal.  Agento Wanted I  ii  For Sale by , = ,  LOUIS G.   ROLLS&CO.  Hedley B.C.  NoFreight - No Express  You can buy from us at Montreal Prices.  Tiie London Directory 60. Ltd.  25, Abchurcli   L ai <. London, E.G.  Western Distributors  DYKE, EVANS ������������ CALLAGHAN  536 Hastings St., Vancouver.  1 The  Halcyon  SanitariumI  NOTICE  SIMM.   .A.AIKKN LAND DISTRICT  DlSTKICT OK  Y.W.I'  The whole question of Canada's position iu the matter of naval defence is  tine which should have been kept out  of politics as far as possible. Until  Canada can approach the question  'with   tin; same  degree  of unanimity  -TTAKK NOTICK that I. .1. K. Anderson, of  ���������*���������       Hedley. occupation mill-man, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:���������  Comniencint: at a post- planted about three-  fourths of a mile west of Chiirlcs:Nclson's preemption on Sterling (-'reck; thence east 20  chains; thence south 20 chains; thnnee west20  chains; thence north 20 chains to the pointof,  commencement and containing forty acre-  more or less.  .1. K.ANDERSON  September 21. 1010 WO  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  ADVERTISE    IN   THE   GAZETTE  COPPER  . The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  A'ol. VIII. issued May. 1009, contains 1500  pages, with nearly 50 per cent, moro matter  than the 'pi-eccdintr edition. The chapters  with mine descriptions and on statistics  have been carefully revised and the bulk of  the matter therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapter.  .GOVKRIXG:     Copper   History,   Geology.  Geography,   Chemistry.  Minernlogy,  Mining,  Milling. Leaching, Smelting, Relining, Brands,  Grades, Imuuritics, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology,    Deposits by  Districts,   States,  Countries  and Cuiitiiiontoi Mines.'in  Detail,  Statistics  of   Production.   Consumption,   Imports. Exports, l-'iiuinces, Dividonds, etc.  The Copper Handbook i.s eonccdedly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  ROOK ON COPPER.  The Copper Handbook contains, in this new  and greatly enlarged edition, about 50 per  cent, more matter than the Bible���������though  not necessarily a better book because of its  greater bulk. It is filled with 10ACTS of vita  importance to  THK INVESTOR  THK SPECULATOR  THK .Al IOTALLURG 1ST  THK CONSUMER  THK MINER  PRICE: ������5.00 in buckram with gilt top. or  $7.50in full library morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  but order the booksent you, all cnrriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you nft'ord not to sec the book unrt judge for  yourself of its value to you .'  'WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE I. STEVENS  61)1  SHELDKN   HUILDING, HOUGHTON.  MICH.. U. S. A. lo  When   writing    Adver sers  Mention the Gazette.  Please  X  i  X Chlorine  ANALYSIS OF WATER  j^ Sulphuric Acid   K Silica        8.U i  MSA'S \  14.501  Lime      S4.57!  5.91 :  .232.00 j  .SO I  M2.00 i  X  Has recently,   been throughtly renovated X  and re-furnished, and is now tho greatest W  health resort upon the continent.    Natural 5  hot water in baths, 121 degrees of heat.   A X  course of baths at Halcyon, will cure ncr- ������  vousand muscular diseases and eliminate 5  rhueinatism and uictalic poisons from the S  systi'iii.     The water heals liver,  kidney, ~  and siomach complaints.   The rates are������2  a day up; or ������12 weekly up.    Postofrice. express and telegraph otlicas in connection.  fg Alkalies as Soda   S Magnesia.   X Lithia..   If Sulphuretted Hydrogen..  *    X -������������������  ���������J'-11' -- - ���������  | William Boyd, Proprietor  Halcyon, B. C. 3!  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.    Comprising ioo Acres  Largest growers of Nursery Stock in British Columbia.    All stock wintered in our cellars and no danigor of billing winter killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  >���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������   THE ��������� T  ��������� Canadian Apple Grower's Guide ������  By Linus Wolverton, M. A.  A Complete  Guide to  the. Planting    Culture, Harvesting and "Marketing of Apples.  Cloth, Large Quarto. Be.-uitifull Illustrated, $2.00. by "Mail $2.25  For Sale bv all Booksellers  ���������  WILLIAM BRJGGS  29-3? Richmond Street West  Toronto, Canada. THE HEDLE"? GAZETTE; DEC S, 1010.  Town and Distrkft.  A* "quantity of .good''dry  wood,  sale.    Apply.Innis' livery barn.  for  J. A. Schubert went to Penticton at  ' the ene of last week.- . .    '  The Bank of B. N. A. are closing up  the business of their Greenwood  branch.  "Mrs. S. L. Smith returned on -Tuesday from Calgary very much benefit-,  ed in health.     '  : Mrs. F. H. French and children left-  last week for Suminerland and Ver-  011 a. visit of a few weeks.  Stephen Brooks, an old prospector  of the upper Similkameen died last  week of heart failure at Otter   Flat.  31. II. Reeves, general agent for the  Alliance and North American lnsur-  ���������ance companies was in town last week  visiting the Hedley agencies of those  companies.  .1. R. Campbell, druggist, of Princeton, returned recently from Fort  -George where he has'started a drug  store and intends returning there in  the spring. ' '.  Piano how at Railway station will  he sacrificed, for $250.00 cash,-never  . been used, lady unable to keep it.  Apply in first instance Mrs. Mungeain,  2040, Columbia Street, Vancouver,  B. C.  H. A. 'Tumor was in town this week  inspecting road work and was well  pleased Avith the progress being made.  He Avas going to Bridesyille from here  to arrange for shipnient'of the bridge  timbers.  ' "Wesley Shier is likely to get'a trip  to London to the coronation next  summer, He is ;i, member of the Vancouver cadet corps who are going and  -is in hopes that lie may be included in  the contingent Avho Avill go.  ��������� Golfing Avas good on the Hedley  links most of last week, the course being clear of snow, and no frost in the  ground. The district that can oft'er.  -conditions of that kind in December  has nothing more to ask in the way of  . climate.  * - Frederic Keffer, of GreenAvobd, was  ���������in Princeton last week on his way to  : Copper mountain where he was making an examiuatibn of the Voigt properties on behalf of an outside concern  with whpin Mr. Voigt has been negotiating.  Eddie Simpson, electrician's helper  had a close call one day last week  ;when working up on a pole at the  mill. His belt broke and by some  Avoiiderful intuition of danger his  hands shot out in time to grab the  pole and save himself.  The Ladies' Hospital Auxiliary of  Princeton are giving a grand Mascruer-  ade Ball in the Oddfellow's Hall on the  evening of Friday Dec. 30th. Tickets  -admitting one couple are $3.00 each.  Supper free. All Hedle>* friends are  most cordially invited.  The soft spell that came . along last  ���������week worked right into the hands of  the management in completing filling  up the ditch over tiie Avater pipes.  Full advantage Avas taken of it by  putting on a number of scrapers Avhere  the earth was suitable to work them.  James McGregor,- inspector of mines  on his last trip to Hedley stepped ou a.  piece of rock up at the central station  ���������and sprained his ankle. In going  through the mine he had the misfortune to give it another twist and as a  result had a pretty sore foot on leaving here.  METEOROLOGICAL.  Dec  Minimum  0  '-':  ���������"  -  -I  (3  10  17  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc, for';the week  ending Dec/ 3, 1010;:.-- .  - ''i'  '"'     ':���������'���������'"  ���������';.',.:--.' ���������'; . ���������-' AT-THE;?tINK  .; ,'���������      .Maximum  Nov*:27 .    -..���������.-. 22.   ,  ���������2S ...      '   20-  29 .. 23  30 .'.- 28'  1 .. 30  2 .'. 30        .. 2.->  3 .-. 30       .. 22'  Average maximum-temperature 20.1-1  Average, minimum do        V.i.  Mean temperature 10.07  Rainfall for the Aveek   0.00 inches, '���������-  Snowfall       "       " -1.0  COKlUJSl'ONDING WEEK 01-* LAST YEAlt  Highest maximum temperature 32.  Average niaxi mum do  Lowest minimum do  Averaere minimum do  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  CAMP HEDLEY  WATCH IT GROW  -21.  Men n  do  AT  THE MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Nov 27  .   ,  34  , .  21  .  28  .   t  46  2S  29-  38  . .  as  Dec 30-  .   .  40  . .  30  1   .  .   .  o3  . .  ;x>  ' -'��������� 2 "  3  ���������  .���������>2  41  31  29  Average-maximum temperature 44.71  Average minimum do 33.  Mean      ��������� do 3S.S5  Rainfall for.the,week O.lo inches  Snowfall       '.'       "      0.22  ���������:    CORMESrO.VDIXO .WEEK OF LAS!' YKAK  Highest maximum temperature 47  Average do do 3.5.14  Lowest minimum' do '       ��������� 1  AA'ernge do do 1S.57  Mean do 20.85  Water Notice  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE C0MPAPY, Ltd  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager    c    - HEDLEY, B.C  ���������P  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  OISTHICT OK YAl.E  PRINTING  x  I  'Take, notice that Robert Kerr, of  ���������*-       Hat, Alta., occupation Pullmai  ^plication will be  A'ater Act. 1909"  Similkameen division  of  "VTot'ce is  hereby given  that an  -'-'     made tinder  Part V". of die  to obtain   a-licence  in the  A'alc district.  a The name, address and occupation is AV. C.  McDoug.-dl, Miner, Princeton, ]). C.  b The name of the lake, .stream or source, Similkameen river.  c The point of diversion is near the southern  boundary of'.lot 709, about two miles above the town  of Princeton.  ���������  d    The quantity of water  applied for, iu cubic feet  per second, 840 cubic feet.  e The. character of the proposed works, dam in  river and Jt'tch and flume.  f The premises on which the water is to be used  about the centre of lot 3030' on the northern boundary of said lot, at the Similkameen river.  g The purpose for which the water is to be used  Generation of Electric power.  i If the water is to he used for power or mining  purposes describe the place where thWnter is' to be  returned to some natural channel, and the difference  in altitude between, point of diversion and pointof  return. The water is to be returried.'abput the centre  .'of lot 3030, on the northern bouftdaryof said lot into  the Similkameen river. Difference.in altitude between point of diversion and point of-return, 113:  j Area ot Crown land intended to be occupied by  the proposed works, none,  k This notice was posted on the 22nd day ot Nov.  1910, and application -will be made to the Commissioner on the 22ml day of December 1910.  I   Give the' rionies arid addresses of any riparian  f>roprietors or licensees who or whose lands are like-  y to be "affected by the proposed works, either above  or below the outlet. C. O. 1-rench, Princctn Coal and  Land Co [Vermillion Forks Mining- Co.) Dr. AA'est-  wood.  W. C. McDOUGALL  Princeton, 13, C.  Medicine  in Car Conductor.*' Canadian Pacific Railway, intends: to  apply for permission to purchase the following:  described .lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the southeast corner of Lot 111451, thence north 80 chains,  thence cast 80.chairs, thence south 80 chains,  thence west SO chains, containing 010 acres,  more or lass.  ROBERT KERR  M, .L'MoKcow-n, locator,  Oct 28th. 1910 18-10  NOTICE  NOTICE  MOTICK is hereby given that.-on the 15th day  1 ^ of December next, application will be  made to the Superintendent of Provinciol Police for tho grant of a licence for the sale of  liquor by retail in and upon the premises known  as the Carmi Hotel situate at Carmi. B. C.  upon the -lands described as Lot B, Block 1,  Town of Carmi.  Dated this 24 day of Oct. 3910.       ." -  J. AV. NELSON  NOTICE  TO DEBTOKS  I x  K  \x  X  x ���������  X  i  X  S  I  I  X  .  x  Such as You should use when you want  to make an  impression on  customers.  Is Only Obtained  By using modern type faces on good stock  x  X  The  Gazette  Job   Department  is prepared to turn it out for you  I  x  i  I  patronize the Home Shop  You Want Homi  Trade.  ���������f x  ALL PARTIES owing butcher bills to either  -x A. J. King & Co. or to - George Ca wston  are hereby notified their accounts are payable  to the undersigned towhom all the book debts  have been assigned by George Cawston.  A speedy .settlement ofthe.se accounts is requested.  Hedley Nov, 4th, 1910  44-4 .A.J.KING  x  Every   House-keeper Prides  herself on   the   |  Goodness of her $  Try  MWWWWW  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OK YALE  Water Notice  TMKK notice that AA'illiam Stewart, of Crivn-  x brook. B. C. occupation Hotel manager,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  followingdescribed lands:  *     -    ���������  Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of lot 915S. thence south So chains,  thence east 80 chains, thence north SO chains,  thence -west 80 chains, containing 640 acres,  more or less.  A Villi am Stewart  M. J. MoKcown, locator.  Oct. 28th, 1910. . 48-10 ���������  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT 01.' YALE  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating-.  NOTICE  g  x  K  K  i  5  ff  i  X  CHRISTMAS  CAKE  She prefers to pay a few cents more for the best  Raisins, Currents, Peels & Nuts than to take a chance  buying the cheapest.  Our store has gained an enviable reputation for  selling the best goods and.; will'never sacrifice quality  for paice especially in dried fruits.  .Valencia Raisins, Cleaned Currants, Calif ornia Seeded Raisins, Sultanas.  Best Imported Peels, Whole and Cut Mixed in Tins.  Shelled Walnuts and Almonds, -'Largest Layer Figs,  Best California Figs, Stuffed Dates, Bulk Dates.  i  i  ��������� K  I  ������  X  "M-otice is hereby given that an application  A' will he made under Part V of the "AVater  Act" to obtain a licence in tho .Similkameen  Water District of the District of Yale.  a. The name, address and occupation of the  applicant is AV. A. Haining of -Hedley, B. (.'.  in the district of Ynlo, Miner.  b The name of the stream or source is Hunter Creek a tributary of Siisap Creek which  runs easterly and runs into the Similkaniccn  river about ten miles south easterly fromKere;  in cos.  c The point of diversion is on Hunter Creek  about :| of a mile west of lot 1991.  d The quantity oj water applied for in cubic  feet per second, is one foot.  e Tho character of the proposed works is a  ditch with flumes and pipe were necessary, and  leading from the point ot diversion to the point  of user.  f Tho premises on which the water i.s to bo  used is 40 acres which the applicant has applied  to purchase from tho government being the  north east corner of tho surveyed lot No. 1991.  g Tho purposes for which the water is to be  used are agricultural purposes.  h If for Irrigation, describe the lands to bo  irrigated giving acreage: 40acres of lot 1991 laying on the north east corner of said lot.  i The uvea of Crown Land intended to he  occupied by proposed works; The ditch and  pipes or Humes leading from the point of diversion to the lands of tho applicant will be about  two iiiilesin length and will run through Crown  lands, and a sulllcient width will he required  to construct and maintain said works.  j This notice was posted on the oth day of  December 1910, and tho application will be  made to the commissioner on the Ith day of  January, 1911.  k Give name and address of any riparian  proprietors or licenses whose lands arc likely  to be atl'ccted by tiie 'imposed works, either-  above or below the outlet, none.  William Alexa.vdkk I-Iainino  Hedley. B. C.  nPAICE notice that Daniel Burton, of Cran-'  -1- brook, B. C. occupation train' conductor  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:���������  Commencing^ at a post planted at the southwest corner of Lot 3,901, thence cast 20 chains,  thence south 40 chains, thence west SO chains,  thence north 40 chains, thence east (50 chains to  pointof commencement, containing 320 acres  more or less.  D.\.\*ii-i. Bui-ton*  M'. J. McKeown, locator.  Oct. 28th, 1910. 4S-I0  NOTICE  ���������SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OK VAI.K  'Pake notice that Theodore Clows Phillips, of  J- Cranbrook, B. C. occupation C.P.R. Auditor, intends to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of Pre-emption 23s, thence north  80 chains, thence west SO chains, thence south  80 chains, thence east 80 chains, containing (540  acres, more or less.  Thi'Odoi'E.Clow.s Puillu's  M..I. McKeown. locator.  Oct 28th, 1910. 48-10  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  "TAKE notice that I, Marcus H.L. Jacombs  ���������*��������� of Hedley, occupation amalgamator,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands-  Commencing at a post planted about 30  chains from the west fork of Sterling Creek on  its north side and about half a mile above the  forks of same; thence south 20 chains; thence  cast 20 chains: thence north 20 chains; thence  west 20 chains: to point of commencement.  Marcus II. L.  October 9th. lillll  Jacojius  41-10  X  it  X  X  X X  X X  J. A. SCHUBERT, hedley  LAND NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTIMC'I  Distkict ok Yale  TAKE  NOTICE that Axel  R.  ���������*���������        r"rank.  Al.ta.   occupation ;  Swansea, of  igcnt. Canadian Pacific Raihvay. intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the N. AA\  Corner of Lot 9148, thence west 80 chains,  thence south SO chains, thence cast SI) chains,  thence north 80 chains, containing (HO acres,  more or less.  Axel R. Swanson  M. J. McKeown, locator.  Oct. 2Sth. 1910 JS-10  40 Great Tears  And 1909 Best of AH  "With over  business  alone in  Eight Millions of new  written  ]!)09.  in   Canada,  Began business in 1S70 with assets $b',21(), ,-uul now the assets  are. over .$11,000,000.  ���������-aiia  (.'ho:  a'S  Hig Popular Company  en alike by rich and poor.  William J. Twiss  MANAGER.  Fee Block,   -   570 Granville St.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. JIEORAAV, Local Agent.  ���������  ���������  STOVES  Don't You Want a New Coal  Heater or Steel Range  We  have a  Large Assortment at  prices  from  $7.50 up,  and you  will save money by buying  .    .    .    from us    .    .    .  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  ���������  1  ���������  IShatfords,  Ltd.*  + ���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  '9S THE   HEDLEY  GAZETTE.  DEC   S.   1910.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen--"Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Mr. and Mrs. Al. Aloody were visitors in Hedley between trains on  Thursday last.  .Air. Quaedvlieg and family haA'e  moved into their newly acquired* home  on the Webster ranch.  .1. A. .Schubert, of Hedley, was in  town on   Saturday on his   way.from a.  AV. A. Boss, of Seattle, Asst, Passenger Agent of the Great Northern<-  was a visitor to the valley last Aveek.  He was accompanied by-It. C. Morgan  supl. of Spokane in his private car.  AVe understand that it was hinted,  thai a through service on this line is  likely to take effect but no date set.  Wonder if any of the present generation will live to see it. There is also  a rumor to the eifect the present, time-,  killing  schedule  on this  line is  to be  trip to Peiitieton.  Airs. E. Al. Crooker;' Airs.. Daly and , superceded by'another which will per-  Wni. Daly '-'at tended the .hospital ha- j uiit of the run between Oroville and  z.-iar in Hedley last Friday. j Princeton being made in one hour less  C. A. McDonald, of Vancouver-was'���������;tl,,,e each way.  in town last week  and made a trip up  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING. CCSTOMS UROKIJI'AGE,  :i-*iiu<* iN.suitA.vci-:  AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE  .KEREMEOS, B.C.  Good-live  friend Sch-  - .-.-. .,-.. . -.;,'..w,+ ..f...  the valley a* far as Princeton.  -.-���������.��������� vMrs.. A. C. Kennedy, of Olalla, Avent  out oh  Tuesday train  bound for Cnli-  .   foi-Jiia. when- she  will spend  the win-  .  ������������������'���������', r ��������� i -  -    tvrv    :;:     ..-'   . ,: ���������    .;     .  'A pleasant  social evening  at which  dancing, was the. principal attraction  was spent at the home of Air. and Airs.  '.YohiiKnudsoii on Friday evening.  Air. and Airs'.' Richter left on Thursday to spend the winter in California.  Air;.  Richter  considering a .change of  . climate adviseable for his health.  F. H. 'French,  of Shatford's,  Ltd., j  Hedley  was  in town on   Wednesday  last accompanying Airs. French, who  was leaving mi a visit to friends in the!  .Okanagan.  F. Schneider has disposed of such of  his household and other effects as he  did not Avish to take with him and  with his family will leave for Vancou-  A*er this week.  Schneider.  Airs. R. H. Cari'iiicliitel.'of Princeton  who has been visiting her parents, Air.  and Airs. J. J. Ariiistroiig, accompanied her husband home last Friday on  his return from his regular weekly  visit to -Keremeos.----'-"-    .,  George B. Clark Avho spent the summer and fall up in the Cariboo district  returned oh Saturday to his home in  Keremeos. He avhs accompanied part  of the way by Air. Fargo who with  Airs. Fargo is expected a little later.  The regular annual christmas tree  and entertainment for the scholars of  the Keremeos Sunday School will be  held in the town hall on Friday evening, Dec. 23rd. A good musical pro-'  gram is being prepared by the children.  Charlie Armstrong lias made a selection of a ton-acre lot and is busy  these days clearing it up ready for  operations in the spring. He has  chosen No 06, the lot in the east end  of the sub-division which Air. Kirby'  had in garden this year. We understand that this lot is also ' to be used  as the government experimental station for the Sirnilkameen.  .1. J. Armstrong received a, letter  this week from XV. E, Scott, deputy  minister of agriculture, Victoria, congratulating him on'the success of tiie  Keremeos exhibit at the "Royal Horticultural Society's exhibition in London in winning the silver Knightsian  medal and contributing to the success  of the province as a whole in winning  the Hogg memorial., which has now  been Avon for the first time. The honor  is one which Keremeos fruitgrowers  have reason to be proud of and should  stimulate to further effort.  Al. C. AIcAnley. after a brief flutter  in the mercantile life of our village,  closed his butcher shop on Saturday  and is now awaiting word to go to  Princeton where he has the olfer of a  job with the P. Burns' company, ft  i.s said that this company is closing its  slaughter house at Greenwood, which  they have already made their headquarters for the boundary country and  will transfer it to Princeton. This will  do away with the necessity of driving  cattle all the way from the summer  ranges above Princeeon to Greenwood  and should effect a considerable saving  in beef for the company.  Considering the extremely unfavorable evening there was a good attendance at the town hall on Saturday  evening to hear the presentation of  the rural comedy drama "Joshua  Sinipkins". The company were not  in the best form after their long tiresome drive over from Penticton, winch  owing to unfavorable roads and a. poor  equipment of horses took them from  early morning till late night. But even  avitli such poor opportunity foi preparation they acquitted'themselves in  a manner that appeared entirely satisfactory to those who braved the  weather and took in the performance.  'WATER'NOTICE  "VfOTICIvis'hereby given that an .application  -L> will be made under j>art V, of the '���������Water  Act. 1909." to obtain a licence in the Osoyoos  Division of Vale District',.  (ii-l The name, address'and occupation of the  applicant. Ii. A. Hargreaves, Keremeos, B. C.  (b) The name of the lake, stream or source  (if unnamed, the description is) Big Horse  Creel*, rising on south slope of Crater mountain.     . ���������.:���������;'- '.'..:.--.- .     ';���������     '  (c) The pointof diversion one quarter mile  from mouth of creek  (d) The quantity of' water applied for (in  cubic feet per second) one cubic foot.  (el The'icharaoter of the proposed works.  Irrigation ditch for domestic and Irrigation  purpose.  (f) The premises on which the water is to be  used. Pre-emption of E.'A.. Hargreaves,      . ��������� -  (g) The ..purposes for.-which the water is to  bo used Domestic and Irrigation  (h) If for irrigation describe the land intended to be irrigated, giving acreage, pre-emption  of E. A. Hargreaves, ISO acres of land.  (k) This naticc was posted on the -1th day on  November. 1910, and application will be applied  for'to the Commissioner on the 4th day of Dec.  1910.  E. A. HARGREAVES  ' '���������' Keremeos, B.C.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. It. Station  GEO.  KIRBY,  Manager.  Keremeos-Peiiticton Mail Stage..  Leaves Keremeos, for Penticton on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon.  . Leaves Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and-Saturdays at 7 a. m., arriving in  Keremeos at noon.  W. E. Welby, Proprietor.  ti������(itaiie>iai>iati(������iK^at>maMe������M������������tKitKiMe  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  *.,.,-..... . distkictok-yale   ������������������ ...  KEREflEDS  MEAT   MARKET  Christmas Suggestions  Silk Kimonas Men's Smoking Coats  Silk Snails'������������������  Piano Scarfs  Sofa Covers  Velvet Slippers  Belt Buckles  Brooches  Scarf Pins  Ladies' Watches  Braces  Smoking Sets  Sweaters  Groves  Fancy Hose  Mufflers  Fancy Silk Ties  Silk Shirts  We have a, beautiful line of hand painted china  and fancy silf goods direct from the Orient.  Our line of Xmas Candies ane Nuts aie strictly  fresh. We carry nothing but the best and will guarantee satisfaction. Please call for one of our beautiful Art Colanders for 1911.  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  When in Keremeos stop at the $  Fresh  Fish  Every Thursday  EM. CROOKER  MMM^MM?irara������Wtitrara������������������<frt  TAKE notice that Robert A. Cdnkoy.of Cal  gary. Alta. occupation Salesman, intends-  to apply^for permission to purchase the follow-  ingaescribed lands. -  Commencing at a post planted about one and  one-half miles north and east. ;'of |Bromley  station on the Great Northern Railway, thence  north SO chains: thence west SO chains; thence  South. 80 chains: thence east SO chains to the  point of beginning containing 610 .acres more or  less.  ROBKHT A. CONKEY  Hicks A. Lee.  . < Agent.  October ISth. IMC. .1(1-10  PLUMBING  WARM AIR  HEATING  Cetitral Hotel  HARRY TWEDDLE, Proprietor.  S  ������  *  |  i  |    X ���������   S    X  j '        . .   Sole Agents for Princeton Coal  Free Bus to all trains  B. C. Fruit Lands Qffice  Headquarters for all stage lines.  *        . , .    .....    ;-,  AND  GENERAL  TINSMITHING  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  niSTKICT OK YAI.E  TAKE uoticte that Matilda M. McClelland of  A'ancouver. B. (.'.. occupation widow, intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at-a post planted otic and one-  half miles north and east of Bromleystatibn on  the Great Northern Railway: thence north SO  chains; thence east 80 chains: theneo south SO  chains: thence west 80 chains to the point of beginning containing.(<40 acres more or less.  Matilda M. McClelland  Hicks A. Lee, Agent  October ISth. 1M0 10-10  NOTICE  Orders  by Mail  will receive  Prompt Attention  ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON  APPLICATION  H. B. MEAUSETTE  Keremeos  NOTICE  SIMILKAMKEX LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OK YALE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OI-' VALE  TAKE notice that AVilliam.V. Coons, of Vancouver, occupation Broker, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described tends:  Commencing at a post planted about one and  one-half miles north and east from Bromley  Station on the Great Northern Railway; theneo  south JO chains: thence west eighty chains:  thence north JO chains, thence cast 80 chains to  the point of beginning containing .'120 acres  more or less.  AVILLIAM A*. COON'S  Hicks A. Lee, agent  October ISth. IMO l(i-10  TAKE notice thnt Marguerite McKeown, of  Quebec City, K Q., occupation Private  Correspondent, intends to apnly for permission  to pureha.se the following described lands:���������  Commencing at u post planted Twenty chains  east of the south-west 'corner of lot 3.-MB. thence  west eighty chains, thence south sixty chains,  thence east eighty chains, thence north sixty  chains to pointof-commencement containine-  480 acres, more or loss.   ���������  Makgceuite McKeown  M. J. McKeown. locator.  Date Oct. 27th 1M0 48-10  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  District ok Yale  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN* LAND DISTRICT  niSTItRT OK VALE  -TTAKE notice that Hincks A. Lcc. of A'uncou-  ���������*��������� vcr. occupation cruiser, intends to apply  for permission  ro purchase the following described Iniids:  Commencing at a post planted on the south  hank of the Similkaiucen river about one-hall'  mile northwest from Bromley station on the  Great Northern railway; thence south'JO chains  thence east 10 chains: thence north to river:  thence westerly along the river hank to the  point, of beginning containing eighty acres  more or les-.  KICKS A. LEE  October 2nth. IMi.i |!M0  TAKE notice that I, Ronald Hewat. of Eair-  vicw, B. C. occupation collector, intend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands���������  Commencing at it post planted at the X. AV.  corner of Section 7, Township ;*>0. thence east  lOchcitis, thence south 10 chains, thence west  40 chains, thence north 10 chains to point of  comcncemcnt.  RONALD HEWAT  September 2!ltli. 11)10.  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������-'  FIGURE OUT  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with yoiir savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous,-than by investing them at home.in- something that is as  safe as the Dank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  W  REMEMBER,  offer no  land biit what has  the  water already on it  Fruit Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 2I5 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Go., Ltd.  KEBtEMEOS, B. C.  '&4  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  :������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  NOTICE  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing,'Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kkuemkos, B.C.  SIMILKAMEl'.V LAND DISTRICT  DISTHICT OK YAW-:  NOTICE  HIM I  LKA.ATEEX LAND DISTRICT  DISTUHT OK   VAI.K  TTAKE notice that .'lames Mcl'liorson, of Van-  x        con vcr. occttpiil ion Accountant, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about two  miles northeast from Bromley station on the  Great Northern railway: thence north eighty  chains; shence oust eighty chains; thence south  eighty chains: thence west eighty chains to the  point of beginning containing (140acres more or  less.  JAMES MCPHERSON  Micks A. Lee, agent.  October Kith. 1Mb.  TAKE notice that John A. Judy, of Vancouver, nceupntion cruiser, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about one and  one half miles nortlica^t from Bromley station  on the Great Northern railway;  thence south  80 chains: thence east 80 chniuf: ihence north SO  chains; then west SO chains to the point of beginning containing fill) ados more or less.  JOHN' A. Jl'DV  Hicks A. Lcc.'agent.  October 18th, lillll 1(5-111  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEKN LAND DISTRICT  DisTicr oi-- v.'.i.r.  rPAKE notice thnt Alex. J. Mut.hieson, of  J- I'incher Crook, Alta. occupation commercial Agent, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:���������-  Coinmcncingat a pout planted about20i.-haius  west of the south west corner of lof 2(21; thence  north SO chains, t.honce west 80 chains, thence  south NO chains, thence- east 80 chains containing lild acres, more or less.  Alex. J. Matiiiesox  M. J. McKeown. locator  Oct.   ilth. I Mil. 48-10  WM. DALRYMPLE  GNERAL  BLACKSMITH  Your Patronage Solicited.   Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Cumming's Old Stand  (Keremeos Centre)  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  REAL ESTATE MINES  Agent for:  London  & Lancashire  Eire Ins. Co.  Ocean  Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos, B. C.  ADVERTISE   IN   THE    GAZETTE  Keremeos  Trading Company  Have a goutl lino of Groceries, Flour,.  Tobacco, Clothing, Boods and [Shoes,  Etc., Avhich they invite you to call and  see before .IniA'ing elsewhere.  Prices, reasonable  G.   G.   KEELER,  Keremeos, B. C.  TOMMY SING  Contracts for Work  Land scrubbed or any kind of work by  contract at reasonable rates.  Silk Handkerchief's sold cheap, imported direct from China.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMKEX LAND DISTRICT.  District ok Yale.  ''PAKE notice that Frank Richter, of Kerc-  -1- meos, occupation, merchant, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described land :���������  Commencing at a post planted at the S. E.  corner of i\ R. (wis thence 80 chains south,  thence SO chains west, thence SO chains north,  thence SO chains cast to pointof commencement and containing (Milacres.  KRANK.RICHTER  October 27th, 1010 47-10

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