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 IHedlev Oazette  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. II.  No.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, EEB   15, 1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  [WILLIAM E. BURR1TT  :.      nARIUSTEK,  SOUC1TOK.  ,    ���������'���������      NOTARY PUIIWC,  COMMISSION Ell, K'JV.  HEDLEY  li. C.  KHARLES JE. SHAW  Civil Engineer, . ���������  Dominion   and   Provincial  Laxd Surveyor.    ���������  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  MINING BY  . ,, ..iracRAFt  Anna Eva Fay Hits It Up to  ��������� .. a  Lively Time for New  Fairview Corporation.  ".'  Tin   Weddingf-  I ED LEY,  B. C.  R.-H. ROGERS,  M.A., 13.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUHL'IC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  !A.   LOGAN; &   CO,  (Successors to Miller Uros,)  ATCHMAKERS and  JEWELERS  Repairing u Specialty.     ,"  Work Guaranteerl.  IIDWAY and GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Hamilton, Out., Supplying More Sinews  of War.��������� President Richard Russell  Sharpening 'Up the Steel for that  Very Hard Rock.  Mw. G. Warrei*  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        B. C.  IBsximates Furnished on any Eusc-  IraicAi. Project' foU Powuk ok Light  Hfl: WRIGHT  IBOOT &  SHOE  MAKER  HEDLEY, B.C.  . Who has not* heard of Anna Eva  Fay, hypnotist, mind reader, etc. ?  This lady has been dazzling the people  of Hamilton, Ont., by a .series of  seances to crowded houses, junking the  hair stand on end by her wonderful  revelations. She asks her hearers lo  write any question they my desire, on  a piece of paper which they are allowed to hold in their hand,- while she. on  the stage in a hypnotic state, calls  out their names, answers questions  and gives advice. ' At one of these  meetings Richard Russell was present,  and the Hamilton Review (pinkun)  tells the rest.  ���������'On   L'Yidav  last one of   the  most  Mr. and Mr.������. .1. R: C. Cootes entertained a number of friends at their  residence on Webster Street on Wednesday, the 7th, by way of celehrating  the ]0th anniversary of their wedding.  Mr. and Mrs. Cootes are good entertainers, and the company enjoyed a  particularly pleasant evening. Progressive Hearts took up the time until supper, after which some othei and  new features   that' afforded pleasant  diversion  were  engaged  in.    Among  these was that of horse-racing with  sonic of its modern 'concomitants of  pool-selling etc., which were most  unique in their apt- imitation of tho  real thing. Tho presents of tinware  were also most interesting, comprising  everything from a large handsome  bathtub to a nutmeg grater. If the  next forty years deal as kindly with  Sir. and Mrs. Cootes as the past ten  have, they will celebrate a healthy  vigorous golden wedding.  The New C. P. R. Steamer  PROVINCIAL  ���������   LEGISLATURE  Discussing the Branch of MeGill University.  Provisions of Important Bills  MeGill   University    Would   Establish a  Branch in B: C.,��������� Vancouver  and  Victoria atLog-g-er-heads on the Site  ���������A Mix-up on  Hawthornthwaite's  ��������� Bill to Reduce Amount of Deposit.  The Late Mrs. McEwen.  (ban in tic  Richard   Russell  readings  took  place  was  called.  Mr.  and  she  irand Union  [Hotel���������_    -���������  HEDLEY, B. C.  [ERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  (LIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:-  [Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o.:-  TVVirNES eurkdi  IREAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B.C.  JflS.GLflRK  IA/ st t c h m e*. l<.& r  u  Clocks and WatGhes for Sale.  stated that he was a big fair man in  the middle of the hall. She said you  ask. '��������� Will I be successful in obtaining  the capital to carry through the enterprise in which I,am engaged and will  it be a success." ���������>��������� The answer came  quickly. ���������' You- will- get the capital  soon. Then you must sink the shaft  to live or six hundred feet and drift to  the right fifty or sixty feet, and you  will encounter a very hard' place, so  hard that you can scarcely get through  it, but when you do,-you will find, the,  richest -mine iii panada.' Miss Fay  was quite excited and Mr. Pingree,  the'..manager, asked "Where is this  property?" and the reply was "Fair-  view, British Columbia."  Shortly after,'. Miss Fay told S. S.  King in reply to a question "Where  shall I invest to get large returns r ",  "to buy the Fairview, British Columbia, mining stock as it was a splendid  investment.'" Mr. Russell has lived in  Hamilton all his life until about eight  years ago when he became president  and managing director of the Fair-  view -corporation, a large mining and  land company in British Columbia.  A reporter called on him at his office  in the Sun Life.Building. Mr.-Russell,  informed him that he had written the  question four days before and was  more than surprised when it was  answered.  On Saturday morning he wrote further questions to Miss Fay, and the  answers received on Monday morning  were wonderful, as not only were the  questions answered fully, but information given relative to a. sale of a large  interest in. the property, which no one  The Vernon Okanagan thus describes the new steamer that the 0. P.  R. will place in commission on Okanagan Lake:  "Work will  be   started 'probably  within a  week,  on   the  new .steamer  that the C. P. R. propose  building at  the Landing for  the  Okanagan  Lake  service.     The   steamer    will    be    the  largest of any the C. P. R. have in the  Interior,  not excepting   any  of their  fine fleet in the   Koofenays.    She will  measure 230 feet over all, -with 40 ft..  beam, and will have GO first class state  rooms, and spacious saloon and dining  hall.   The engines will be 21 in. x S ft.  and will "be of 1,000 horse power, which  will give an average speed of 20 knots  an hour.     When the new steamer is  completed, likely some 'time  in July,  she will make'a daily  trip each way  between the Landing and   Penticton.,  The old Aberdeen  will  then  be used  principally as a  tow for the two S-car  capacity freight barges that are now  being built.   The new  boat  will cost  ninety thousand dollars, and with the  additional docks and barges, the C. P.  R, will spend at the  Landing,   in the  next few months, about one hundred  and fifty thousand dollars.    The ship  carpenters,   numbering    seventy-five,  will be brought   from  Nelson  just as  soon   as   tho   new   C. P. R.  steamer  there is finished, which, it is expected  will be in a week or two.  T. M. GULLEY & CO.  Furniture Dealers  and Undertakers  Arc Im Hilling a mil line of  FuriN'iTL-m-:.   Caiii-kts.    Budding.  Ueiioi.sTi:uv,    Linolkums,  PlCTUUK    FltAMKS    AND  Window Glass.  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  .*  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  [ib  lib  lib  \ti  la  hi  Iii  hi  P  Ml  hi  }������'  Iii  1.4/  1%  GREENWOOD   and MIDWAY  3S������fe������������S;f&&:!fe������fBSceeS-:S:.S-:f&SS-:S-:SS^}:  MRS. C'B. LYON  Has a Full Line of  B O O T  knew anything about. He was told  the'coal lands and town of Fairview  would prove very valuable, and that a  railway company would come into  Fairview and force the Canadian  Pacific Railway to build their line  soon. Also that $75,000 for working  capital would be subscribed in Hamilton alone. We. sincerely hope the  prediction will eventuate, as nearly a  half million dollars of eastern capital  is invested in this enterprise, over a  third of which is held in Hamilton."  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings show  ing   temperature,   etc.,  ending February 10th:  for the   week  A  and  SHOES  H ED LEY,   B.   C.  AT  TUB MINK.  Maximum  Minimum  Feb.   4     .  . ,  34  14  5  34  14  (i  37  17  7  38  22  S  37  19  0  30  22  10  33  21  Snowfall f  u* week   .7 inchi  !S  To  till on gioun  d, 5 inches.  AT  THE MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  -1:  38  21  5  38  25  (i  38  25  7  31  21  8  33  15  0  30  22  10  , ,  32  25  Snowfall for week,  2.8S inches.  Rain on 20th, sleet on 30tb.  F. G. White, who is "old father  probs" at the Nickel Piate has a crow  to pick with the Gazette for doing him  out of ten degrees of weather last week  on two successive days. The Gazette  pleads guilty, but then the 'phone was  working so wretchedly that day that  Mr. White's dulcet tones, usually so  mellow, (no inferences meant) sounded  as raucous over the wires as Pete  Heldstab's hurdy gurdy go-devil at a  charivari, and 31 sounded very like 21.  Last week they had delightful weather  at the mine all week.  The diamond drill has commenced  work on the Humming bird for J. J.  Marks. Last week the Spokane drilling Co. who had made the arrangements to do drilling for Mr. Marks  wanted to take the drill to the Nickel  Plate, having made a contract with  the Vale Mining Co. to do some further explorntorv work for them. Mr.  Marks, however, wouldn't stand for  this and entered a vigorous kick  against the owners of the drill With  the result that, it was not taken off  his ground. It appears, however, that  it was not the intention of the Spokane  Drilling Co. to jump the job and go  back o.. their arrangement with Mr.  Marks, but merely to borrow that particular drill for work on the Nickel  Plate until such time as they could  get in another drill lo do the work on  the Humming-bird.  ( From Our Special Correspondent)  The Legislature has under consideration several important bills at the  present time. One of these is the proposal to authorize the establishment  of a MeGill University College in the  province. The bill to provide for this  was introduced by the Minister .of  Education, who explained that although there was an "act passed sixteen years ago to provide for a university nothing had been done towards  establishing such an institution. He  explained McGill's object, which was  at the first to consist of two full years  in arks, two full years in ������������������pplied  science and a course in chemistry and  biology, looking to a. medical course.  It was expected that the course would  from time to time be extended.  The bill while iu committee came in  for some considerable criticism on the  part of Victoria's members, who apparently are sore because MeGill University has decided to .locate the  college in Vancouver. In the course  of the discussion it wa.s brought out  that MeGill so far has'.asked for no  monetary aid from the Government.  If it were asked, later the Minister of  Education said it would be considered  on its merits. A plea was put forth  that the establishment of'such an institution would preclude the possibility  of ever establishing .a university in  British Columbia and that it would  also shut out other universities from  seeking similar*'rights in the province.  The members of the Government denied that airy such result would follow, i  Premier McBride intimated that there  was no intention of shutting out othei*  universities, on the contrary the Government would welcome all institutions that would come seeking similar  After an illness of about a year and  a half, Eleanor Hazel, beloved wife  of Dr. Morton D. McEwen, of Hedley,  formerly House Surgeon of Vancouver  General Hospital, passed away at nine  o'clock on Thursday morning last, at  the age,of2(). Although but young in  years lliuch work had been crowded  into her short life and her labor and  strength spent for the good of others.  Deceased Avas the third daughter of  R. J. Stitt of Vancouver. She first  qualified for a public school teacher,  taking the various examinations, but  never taught. At the age of 21 she  entered upon a .course of nursing and  graduated as a professional nurse at  the end of.three years, after which she  had many difficult cases that made  serious inroads upon'her strength. A  severe attack of-typhoid'fevcr left her  in a very weakened condition, and  before she had regained sufficient  strength   she went   back  to nursing.  Card of Thanks.  Mrs. Stitt wishes to' express to the  people of Hedley her affectionate gratitude for their unfailing kindness to  her beloved daughter, Mrs. ;,lcEwen,  and would assure them that the loving  sympathy shown by so many has been  of great comfort in this time of deep  sorrow.  powers. It was stated that Sir William McDonald had promised $3000 a  year for a 'term for the college, while  it was likely this might be increased  if the needs demanded it.  Price Ellison has introduced a bill to  make it possible that private persons  or companies may make connection  with any telephone line or lines autb  orized by act of the Legislature. The  bill provides also that the rales to be  charged by the line connected with  shall be fixed by the Lieut.-Governor-  in-Council in unincorporated districts  and by the municipal council in incorporated districts. Another provision  is made in the bill by which the rates  to be charged by all telephone companies shall be subject, to revision by  the Lieut.-Governor-iii-Couneil or the  municipal council according to whether the companies operate in unincorporated districts or municipalities.  The bill introduced by J. 1:1. Haw-  thornthwaite to amend the Provincial  Elections Act by fixing the deposit of  candidates at $50 instead of $200 as at  present, passed its second reading on  a close division, the vote being :  Yeas : Messrs. Tanner, Davidson,  Hall, Hawthorntiiwaito, Williams,  McBride. Wilson, Bowser, A, McDonald, Garden, Taylor, V\ right. Young,  Gilford, Macgowan, Manson���������-10.  Nays: Messrs. King, Brown, Murphy,  Jones, Oliver, J. A. Macdonald, Henderson. Munro, Paterson, Cameron,  Tatlow, Cotton, Ellison, Fulton,  Grant���������15.  When the bill comes into committee  it is likely that important changes will  be made in it. Mr. Bowser will move  to make it $100, and other changes  will undoubtedly be proposed.  Among the bills which have passed  their second reading during- the week  is the one to incorporate the Southern  Okanagan Railway Co. The bill was  introduced by A. H. B. Macgowan  of Vancouver, A member who ever  since his visit to the Similkauieen has  taking charge of a bad case of tuberculosis, thus getting into her system,  by   infection,   the deadly germs,  for  consumption was a thing unknown in  her family.     Although   declining   in  general health, no special lung trouble  was' apparent in the earlier stages, and  not until two specialists had decided  was it recognized  that  the case was  serious.    In April last she was hi ought  to Hedley iu a very  weak  condition,  thc'difficult trip by stage proving most  trying.    By September   the  improvement was so marked  that  hopes for  recovery  which  had  been abandoned  earlier, were-restored.   It was only the  skilful   treatment and  constant,  care'  which   she   received,   combined with  her   own   marvellous  vitality,  which  kept her alive so long,  for  with  the  late fall the disease, which could not  be checked,   had continued  to  make  rapid  headway   and  had greatly, reduced her strength.     Through  it all  she was- most  cheerful   and 'uncomplaining   and   always   considerate  of  those about her, for her own   knowledge as a professional  nurse enabled  her to understand  the cares of those  waiting  upon   her.    Although   young  in years, her life of toil in ministering  to   others as  well   as  her own   long  illness   seemed' to  have developed a  beautiful character.    Too ill when she  came to Hedley, to go about, her personality nevertheless'appealed to the  people and made for her warm friends.  During her illness her sisters, Mrs. C. F.  Cotton and Mrs. Hunt, of Vancouver,  and Miss Garcia Stitt, came to Hedley  to see her.     Miss Stitt accompanied  her to Hedley and remained for.three  months and Mrs. Cotton was here for  over   a   .month.     Her   mother,   Mrs.  Stitt. remained with her most of the  summer,   returning   to Vancouver in  September, and came back again early  iu January, remaining with her until  the end   came.     Miss   Elliott,   nurse,  assisted   Dr.   McEwen    in    the   long  watches  of   the. weeks-preceding the  end.    The   funeral   on  Saturday was  very largely attended.    Dr.   McEwen  .and Mrs.  Stitt   and family have the  heart-felt- sympathv   of  the  town   in  their loss.  Concluded on Paso Four.  The. following verses were received  by Mrs. McEwen last November from  a friend in the east and were greatlv  prized by her. An additional interest  is lent to them when it is known that  the friend who sent them died three  weeks ago after a week's illness,  HON' VOVAOK.  Farewell, farewell, you sail away  To whore the lighted headlands arc.  Your face is turned to radiant day  Frotn glimmers of the sun and star;  Cloio the tired lids until you grain  God's haven, where is no more pain.  Tho little boat will safely bear,   ���������  The sea is quiet in the bay,  Xot yours, the trouble and tho care.  Dear-heart: the boatman knows the way,  Lio still and sleep without, a fear.  It is not long, for home is near.  Bo not, afraid of hurt or loss.  It is a peaceful way you take,  Tho night, will see you safe across.  And when you land the day will break.  Then ah! the dear ones gone before.  What welcomes wait along the shore  Farewell, you vanish from my sight.  Atul into shadow softly glide;  Oh friend of mine, bound for the light,  They watch you from the other side,.  All joy and hlcssuig go with you.  Who go to God, farewell, sullen. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. FEBRUARY 15, 1900.  Cbe fbedlcy 6azette  and  Sranlkameeu Advertiser.  -..!���������   'in Tlii:r.siln.v.s. by the Hi;i>i.i:v Gazkttk  i'lO.Vn.Vfi AND Pl'HI.ISlllNO COMl'ANV,  bi.MiTKi),   at Ilodloy, B. ('.  PRINCETON   NOTES.  Subscriptions in Advance  Pel   Vriu*..:  Six  .Mumhs  ..Stt.lH)  ..  1.(10  Advertising Rates  ,   .Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Cui'tiflcatus of improvoinentetc,  .$7,011 for (ill-ilny notices, and $r,M) for SO-day  notices. , _ .,  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, 81.00 for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent; insertion. Over one inch,  to cents ocr line for first, insertion and n  wents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.   :,  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month.  Sl.aii: over 1 inch and up to I inches, ������1.00  per inch permontli. To constant advertisers  inking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, hascd on size of space and length  of time. '..������,...  Advertisements will bo changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. I*'or changes oftener than once a month  tho price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  ho in the dfHeoby noon on Tuesday to Kccure  attention for that, week's issue.  A  MEGRAW,  Managing Editor.  From our own' correspondent.  The ice 'harvest is still on. Four  hundred tons are stored away for the.  | brewing company, and some others  are laying in the season's supply.  H. Swan and a capable force of assist ants' are making great headway  with the brewery. The site on Vermillion Avenue is worthy of the handsome building that is going Up, and  the prospect of long cold drinks next  summer, makes, the residents sinile.  The Great Northern surveyors are  camped on the Tulanieen, 10 miles a-  bove here and expect to be through in  two-weeks. ',',���������'  A powerful mineral spring was  found on the townsite of Well-do, on  the Tulameen River. An analysis of  the water is reported as follows : 20%  capsici; 20 % auranti ; chlorine and  ether, each a. trace : spts. cocktail, q.s.  NOTICE.  BEAVERDELL  DOINGS  First: (|uiir.  1st.  'Full Moon  . iith.  10(11!  FEBRUARY  Last quar.  loth.  Xow Moon  ���������23rd.  1900  :>.. Alon. TiiGS. Wctl. Tliu. Pri. Sat.!  The  Dominion   Parliament  will meet on March 8th.     The  notices gi ven indicate that  charters tor railways' of minor  importance will comprise the  legislative bill of fare.  Lauricr is up to snuff after  all. He kept British Columbia  waiting nearly ten years for a  port-folio so as to work up a  good appetite, and now confers  that of Minister of Inland P.ev-  Froiii our own correspondent.' ''.   ,  The Sally has shipped  two  cars of  ore and-Supt.   Vacher  and  crew are  getting out a third.  The Rambler has also shipped two  cars and the third is being got out.  Two additional men were added to the  force last week. .       .  A-bond has been given on the Washington and Idaho to W. T. Hunter and  Geo. Collins. This is a: property from  which much is expected and work is  to be resumed shortly.  Oliver La Porte is building a two  storey house on his farm at the. mouth  of Dry Creek. The building is to be  20x28 feet. ���������;. .'  Bearoil is in great demand as a hair  restorer and is being largely used on  the"West Fork.'  Several loads of machinery have  been shipped up to Carmi, and it is  supposed that the mine will start up  again in the spring.  Rather than commit suicide come  up the. West Fork and murmur railroad.  .KTOT10E is hereby given that'application will  i' be made to the Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia- at its'present  Session, for a. Private Hill to incorporate a coin-  na-ny to build, equip, maintain and operate a  line or lines of railway, either standard or narrow gauge, from a point at or near Penticton,  B. C, thence ".southerly by the most feasible  route to a point on the southern boundary line  of the Province of British Columbia; and also  with iiower to equip, construct and maintain  branch lines, and all necessary bridges, roads,  ways and ferries : and to-miild. own and maintain wharves and docks in connection therewith *, and to build, own, equip and maintain  steam and other vessels and boats, and operate  the same on any navigable water* - within the  Province; and to 'build, equip, operate,and  maintain telegraph ami telephone lines in connection with thosiiid railway and blanches, and  to generate electricity forlthe supply .of. light,  heat and power; and to acquire lands, bonuses, privileges or other aids from any government, municipal corporations or other persons  or bodies; and to lcyy and'collect tolls .from''  all parties using telegraph or telephone lines  and on all freight passing over any of such  roads, railways tramways, ferries, wharves  and vessels'builtby the'Company ; and with  power to make traflio and othei- arrangements  with railway , steamboat or other companies,  and for all other necessary or incidental rights,  powers and privileges in.that behalf. r  Hated at Victoria, B. C. 17th January, 1!KM>.    .  ROBERTSOX & ROBERTSOX,  3���������(i Solicitors for Applicants.  NOTICE.  N^OTICE IS HEREBY CI VEX that sixty  -days after date I will apply to the llonor-  ble the Chief-.Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to pin-chase. 320 jicios of  land, more or-less, in the Similkameen Division  of Yale District, situated as follows;  Commencing at a post at tho northwest corner of .Wni. Arnott's pre-emption Xo. ���������ITOS, running thence east to .flog Lake, thence north  along the shore of Dog Lake to southeast corner of Wm. Simpson's pre-emption Xo. 1I.V2,  thence west to Indian Reserve line, thence  south along Indian Reserve line to opposite  'point of .commencement, theneo east'-to point  of commencement.  "'-"..     TITOS. XAIRX RITCHIE  Smimierland, B. C.   )(     per .IAS. RITCHIE,  Dee. 13th 1905 50-8  NOTICE  SIXTY DAYS after date 1 intend to apply to  the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase 1(H) acres of  mountain land situated in tho Similkameen  Division of. Yale District: Commencing at a  postmarked L. T. Shaw's X. E. corner, thence  south 80 chains, thence westL'O chains, thence  north SO chains, thence cast '20 chains to point  of commencement,.  - Dated this 2Sth day of Xovemhcr, lSfti   -  L. T. KIIAW  50-!) per C. .<"E. SHAW  NOTICE.  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  From our own correspondent.  Work began on Monday on the new  school house at Myers' Flat, and the  election of school trustees will be held  on Saturday, 17th'.  The ladies of Fairview are giving a  grand ball in Elliott's hall on the 22nd.  To doubt, the genuineness (.if the  Anna Eva  Fay prophecy  is  to   incur  OlXTY DAYS AFTER DATE, I intend to  vJ apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purchase  240 acres of pasture laud situated on tho west  line of the Penticton Reservation:'Commencing  at a postmarked Alex. McKay's X. W. corner  .post, running JO chains east, thence SO chains  south, theneo 20 chains west, thence .10 chains  north, thence 20 chains'west, thence -10 chains  north to point of commencement.  Dated December 11th, 1M05.  ALEXAXDKR   MclvAV  Similkaniccn Land Recording District  51-!)  NOTICE  enuo upon Senator Templeman. i i,1Ktant wrath.    Clubbing to death is  It is up to the Inland   Revenue  the punishment for any skeptical re-  Department to  grog and the 'b  Senator do  full  job?  look  after the  baccy.     Can   the  ustice   to   the  ���������It is rumored that Joe   Mar  tin will contest Victoria  in   op  position to tiie new Minister of  Inland lio venue.    In that event  mark. She says that the greatest  mine in Canada will be found in Fair-  view, as soon as we get "through the  bard place."  Mr. Main is the proud recipient of  congratulations because of the new  son and heir.  Sixty days after date 1 intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for [lcrmission to purchase eighty acres of land  in the Siiiiilkaiiieen Division of Yale District,  situate as follows: Commencing at a. post marked W. 1VI. C. which is about the South East! ty  corner at.I. lleLelltin's pre-emption and run- i a  ning down tiie Okanagan River in a southerly i \?i  direction JO chains, theneo West '20 chains, j J  thence North 10 chains, thence East to point of : ������j  commencement.  Walter M. Gillespie  OUanagiiii !''alls. B. C.  Feb. Iith. If-.OS. I-'.J  NOTICE.  for Vernon.  F. H. French who has been here for  a couple    of   weeks   stock-taking   at  sensible Conservatives will stay j Shatlord's Limited, left on Wednesday  at  home- and mind   their own  business,   and    loyal   Grits  will  turn out and give  the   "stormy  petrel" a taste of a genuine  old-  time back    east   March   snowstorm.  i VrOTICE-IS HEKERY GI.VEX that <iO dnys  . I *L   .. after date'.I. intend to apply to the Chief  -Commissioners of Lands and works for pormis-  NOTICE.  Tho    elevation    of   Senator  Templeman to  a   cabinet  position at Ottawa has been followed by the resignation of George  Riley,   M. P.  Vor  Victoria,   and  the  opening  ol'  that,   constituency, which will  most probably  return him. although   it  would  look, from nmrmurings still existent in  the   Liberal   ranks   iu  Vancouver,   that;   no    dust  nor  ashes   would  mark   his  defeat.  Whether the Conservatives will  oppose him is  not yet known,  but in all probability  they  will  refrain from  doing*  so, which,  for various reasons, would  appear  to  be  the better course,  even if the temptation is  very  strong* to  put him  on  his  defence and require an  explanation for those pledges which he  made with reference to the immediate costruction of the G. T.  P.   in  British   Columbia.     The  fact    remains,  however,  that  Conservatives in British Columbia are pleased to note his preferment as well as gratified for  the sake  of the  province  that  there is. an  opportunity to  secure suitable representation for  British Columbia in  the  Cabinet and they would  hesitate  before polling a vote that would  endanger that  end.      Nothing  would be gained  by defeating  him at this juncture.  A tidy letter-head or bill-head commands attention from those with  whom you do business. The Gazette  print-shop can fit you out, iu style.  NOTICE.    j semhly of the Province of British Columbia, at  OIXTY DAYS AFTERDATE. I. intend to j its nest session, for an Act to incorporate a  v-3 apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner of i Company with power to construct, equip,  Lands and Works for permission to purchase maintain and operate a line or lines of railway  ISO nctes of land, more or less, as follows: of standard or oilier gauge, with any kind of  Commencing at a post at the southwest, corner motor power for the conveyance of passengers  of (I, II. Cahill's pre-emption, thence SO chains | urn! ''might, from some point at or near Osoyoos  east, thence (if) chains south, thence SO chains j on tliu International liouudary. running in a  west,  thence fill chains north to point of coin-j nor: lu.rly direction along or near Lake Okan  in  sion to purchase SO acres of land as follows:  Commencing at tho X. W. corner of L. 2o(i:t.  C 1. Osoyoos Division,-thence west 10 chains;  thence south 20 chains; thence east -Id chains:  thence Xoith 20 chains to tho point of commencement. . Required for range and agriculture.  JOHN* QU1GLKY.  ' Peril. If. PauisI.vso.v. Agent.  Fairview. Ii. (.'.' .Jan. 11th. H.'Ofi. 52-!l  VrOTTOE IS HEREMY GIYEX that up plica- j  ���������"���������^    tion will be made to the Legislative  As-  meiieouient.  Dated I his 3rd day of .lanuary. l'l'l'i  .YMI TITOS.   HRADSIIAW  TAX NOTICE.  Princeton Assessment District.  NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with  the   Statutes,   that   Provincial    Revenue  Tax and all Assessed Taxes and  Income 'fax.  assessed   and   levied under the "Assessment1  Acts," are uow due and payable for the ye-ir !  liXXi.   All taxes eollec.ta.ble for the  Princeton j  Assessment District arc due and payable at. my I  otliee, situate at Princeton.  This notice, in terms of law. is neiuivulcnt !���������>  a. personal demand by me upon all persons  liable for taxes.  Dated at, Princeton this.'SOth clay of Jan., Iljflfi.  Hreu ITcntki:.  Collector Princeton Assessment. District.  l-'i Princeton Post Oil ice.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN' that sixty  days after date I will apply to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase .'{20 acres of  land, more or less, in the similkameen Division  of Yale District, situated as follows:  Commencing at a post at the northwest corner of Win. Arnott's pre-emption No. '1708, running thence south K0 chains, thence west 10  chains, thence north along the Indian Reserve  line 80 chains, thence east 10 chains to point of  commencement.  JOHX CLARK FIND.LAV  per .IAS. RITCHIE  Summerland B.C. Agent for applicant  Dee. 13th, 1'JOj .        50-11  ton point nt or near Enderby. thence in a  j >v ,c!ly direction to a point at or near rCiim-  i ;-p ;.,������������������, t.-icnce iu a northerly direction following  '��������� in ���������.:��������� >i; r-<( ��������� of tiie North Thomson river, thence  I. ������������������ 'Ii-. limit feasible route to Qucsnclle and  I i ''..ii George; Also from a point at or near  j i i r.<y in it northerly direction to a point at or  ' i��������������������������� i:- SicamoiiM along the course of the Spall-  .. linen river; Also from a point at or near  j . ..iiiilnojis in a southerly direction to a point at  I ..:��������� near Quilchcnn, thence in a, southerly diree-  j .on iij'ii feasible route to a point at or near  :'��������� -,'ii-ctoii; Also from a point at or near Quil-  -... -f���������:*_ Creek in a northerly direction along  \iiiila Luke to upper N'icola river: thence  ��������� ���������'.Jicasterly along the upper Nicola river to a  ���������������������������I'vt at or near Salmon river, following the  ��������� iise of that river to a point ator near Salmon  Arm. all in the Province of British Columbia.  And with power to construct, operate and  i maintain all necessary bridges, roads, ways  ! and ferries, and to build, acquire, own and J  ��������� maintain wharves and docks in connection  therewith, and to build, aenuire, own. equip,  and maintain steam and other vessels and  boats, and to operate the same on an> navigable waters; and with power to build, equip,  operate and maintain telegraph and telephone  lines in connection with (lie said railway and  branches, and to transmit messages for commercial purposes, and to charge tolls therefor,  and to generate electricity for the supply of  light, heat and power; and with power to expropriate, lands for the purposes of the Company, and to acquire lands, money bonuses,  privileges or other aids from any Government,  municipal corporation, or other persons or  bodies, and to levy and collect tolls from all  persons using, and on all freight, passing over  any of such roads, railways, ferries, wharves  and vessels built by the Company : and with  power lo connect with and make traflio or  other arrangements with railway, steamboat  or other companies; and to exercise such  powers as are granted by Parts IV. and V. of  the "Water Clauses Consolidation Act"; and  for all other necessary or incidental rights,  powers and privileges in that behalf.  Dated the "ith day of January. A. D. lOOIi.  TUPPEK & GRIFFIN,  fiiWi Solicitors for the Applicants.  ^O0eGQO9CCOSO^������*9Si^^  ���������*4f>        .)i-:  i'W  BRITISH mum AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,666.  HEAD OFFICE IX OAXADA.  IT. STIKEMAX, General Manager  Reserve��������� $2,043,997.  MONTREAL'  .!.��������� ELMSLY, Snpr. of Branches  -BANKING BY MAIL���������Account*' of' parties living at a distance receive our  special attention. Do|Ktsits can beuuide through the mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any. time. A General Ranking Business Transacted.   Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,     -'     L.G.riacHAFFlB, Acting Manager  FURNITURE  Bro Stock. Gkkat Vaimi-.tv.  Rhasoxahu: Puiei->.  Write us for Prices.    We can s.1 ve you money.  MAHOX & RISCH PIAXOS  XE'.V WILLIAMS  SEWrXG MAOHIXES  CAMPBELL BROS.  VERNON, B. C.  CARPETS,      LINOLEUMS  CARPET SQUARES      '"  OST ERMOOR Mattuksses,  HEALTH Mattuksses, Etc.  ���������^ZJVizzEzmx :.g.-aaasjscea  iT"-jr'  DON'T NEGLLv,  APPEARANCES  Style   is   Essential    :::  E ARE AFTER YOU to come  in  and get a  SUIT OR OVERCOAT  We will not carry any heavyweight clothing over to next  winter, so you can get a bargain by buying now.  Special' Attention    paid    to  Ordered  plothing.  Nice   range   of up - to - date  Collars and Ties.  Ladies'and Gents' Clothes Cleaned and Pressed.  \������x Jl\. I}ll.  XT   13 jl_> jL* J-^r  H E D LEY,  ���������jar-r^-Mi' > ���������'j^ssrar'-ry?  Y^J  IER  c.  r*&ff&  IB w i E L   & h M v. it It A Ifi C E1^-  HEDLEY,  El.O..  Th������a   Leading   Hotel of the  Similkameen   Valley,  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being- Equipped with nil Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone,  Baths, Etc. :        :       :        :  Rates Moderate-  McDERMOTT & McARTHUR,  Proprietors  in Js.eremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE ������> REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  < 1 THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 15, 1906.  e  Town and DistrUft.  Did you see the Eclipse?  Mr. "YV. E. Burritt made a trip down  the valley last week.  S. T. Elliott, implement agent of  Kelowna was in town last week.  Indian Agent Irwin of Kamloops is  in town this week.  Mrs. Stitt left on .Monday for her  home in Vancouver.  The eclipse waited until  the moon  was good and full and then put it all  .    over.it. ''������������������":;. '     .;,".'���������       .  :   ''.  R. C. Armstrong, of Kilnockie, in  the lower Similkameen, has been appointed J ustice of the Peace.  Keremeos is to have a. resident constable. Mr. Nigel Ewart received the  appointment from tho Provincial Government this week.  "Wo'rrk is progressing in a lively  manner on the V. V. & E. down in the  lower Similkameen, especially where  the steam shovel is at work.  The Maple Leaf Club will give a  dance in Fraternity Hall on Wednesday evening Feb, 21st to which they  invite their friends.  Mrs. Bell of Princeton came down  on Thursdiiy and went out on Friday's  stage. Mrs. Bell will visit friends in  Vernon before  returning.  Mr. and Mrs. Einil Voigt, of Voigt's  Camp came down on Sunday and went  out to Penticton on Monday morning's  stage, bound for Portland, Oregon.  Dr. Morton D. McEwen has been appointed coroner for the Province of  British Columbia. A resident coroner  in the Similkameen was very much  needed.  R. It. Shier returned on Satmdav  from the Coast, and reports dense fogs-  day after day in the "terminal city"  "which made him glad to get back into  the clear sunlight of tho Similkameen.  The ladies of Fairview are giving a  swell dance there on February 22nd,  for which invitations are out. --Hedley  will in all probability be well represented. '.'������������������.', c     .-     .  Mr. Peter Scott, an old tinier in the  Camp, who still has important mining  interests here, came in on Tuesday's  stage. Mi*. Scott is a prominent member of the Kingston Company and has  several other valuable holdings besides.  The Maple Leaf Club will give a  masquerade ball in Fraternity Hall on  March 16th. St. Patrick's Day comes  on Saturday this-year and the eve was  therefore considered a more suitable  night to blend the maple leaf with the  shamrock in a social dance.  F. H. French, manager of Shatford's  Limited returned on Tuesday's stage  after an absence of something over  two weeks. He was in Fairview most  .of the time but paid a visit to his parents in Vernon before returning.  F. Revely has had difficulty getting men tb cut ice. the; Daly Reduction Co. having picked up most of those  who were unemployed, in pushing forward some surface work. Work has  not been very plentiful this winter  and when tho ice. harvest winds up  this week, there will again be the usual sprinkling of unemployed.  - Govt. Agent Hunter of Princeton  was in town this week. Mr. Hunter  was so modest that he couldn't take  any credit that didn't belong to him.  A few weeks ago the Gazette gave him  credit for letting tax-payers here have  a brief respite, but he has confessed  that on that particular occasion he  had cleaned up everything in sight  before we saw him.  Tho 0. P, Ii. have been letting out  men on their Nicola-Spenoe's Bridge  wot*!'.. A few of them have been drifting through, L'Hind for the Great Northern camps down the valley. If the  C. P. If. want lo do any racing into  the ttiiiiilkaiii'en, it is surely poor  policy for them to hand over men to  their rivals.in the. race.  The Canadian Bank:  of Comm&ir<2&  CAPITAL���������$10,000,000.   -      -  Total Rksoijhckk (Nov. 80, '05)-  REST���������lii',500.01 H).  -$9H,000,000.  PENTICTOIM   BRANCH  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT���������Interest allowed oil deposits of SLOtland upwards.  BANKING   BY MAIL.  Deposits may be made and  ivit.hdrn.ivn by mail.   Special attention g)veil to'this  class of business.: ::   Drafts and Money Orders, issued on all points.  A General BtiiikitiR Business Trii'nsncted.      '  J.m. CHRISTIE       -       -       -Manager  A Branch of this Bank has been Opened at Princeton.  lS^^&o^^&oo^>������^^^^a������Beooacoeoea������oGoaceos)&9XA  Is Designed to Wear and Keep its  Shape for more than One Season  On no consideration will the Gazette  publish any contribution without  knowing the sender's name, so don't  was to any stamps to fill up the w. p. b.  It is fat enough already. Even with  the sender's name given, if "the communication itself is intended to be published anonymously, the chances  are very much against it appearing in  that way. In short, the Gazette has  no use for anonymous scribbling.  A little over a year ago the Gazette  congratulated its nearest journalistic  neighbor on the west on being successfully ' launched on the sea of matrimony. Now our next nearest neighbor, Bio. Fred Fine of the Oroville  Gazette has been andjgone and done it,  having been married last week in Spokane to Miss Salina Campbell. Our  heartiest congratulations are extended.  And now the Gazetie is matrimonially  happy on both sides.  The Gazette had a pleasant call yesterday from Bro. Wright of the Si-  milkanieeh Star who was paying the  town a short visit. Mr. Wright was  much impressed with evidences of progress made even during the interval  since his last visit, some five months  ago. Here we see buildings going up  one and two at a time with no rush,  and we do not notice it like those who  see the town only at , intervals of  several months and who are struck  with the changes   made.  A wholesale stationery concern in  Vancouver is soliciting retail job printing through towns in the interior of  the province and is thus trying to do  local publishers out of the trade which  naturally belongs to them. On the  circular letter sent out puffing the  praises of British Bond Linen, the  head margin is five points wide at one  corner and 17 at the other. Possibly  it was that sort of blacksmith work  in the city that has made it necessary  for them to seek fresh fields and pastures new. Keep your job printing at  home.  ..Hedley Meat. Market.'.  HiH)Hii6i6H^ibi6HiHiiliiHiHiHiHii)iiHiHiHi  THE UNDERSIGNED HAS  OPENED THE BUTCHER  SHOP ON WEBSTER ST.,  WITH A SUPPLY OF  CHOICE MEATS OF ALL  KTNDS���������BEEF, MUTTON  AND PORK :: POULTRY  FOR   THE   HOL1 DAY'  SEASON :: ::        ::   i  totowtototototototototoifiwtototototo  M.  \AI. J. Manery  McAULEY,       -       -       Local tlanager  Try  KxxV\.\VCVVOX%.  Vidoria  Cross  GEYLON TEA.  ���������������.���������  Pure  and   Invigorating.  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  o ��������� ���������  If you do not  find extreme  styles in our  stock it is because extreme  styles are short  - -  lived.   - -  It is a waste to put  enduring materials  and high-class work  into a garment that  Avill be out of date  before it is half worn  out.  We aim to meet the  requirements of the  thrifty and sensible  buyer who wishes to  be well dressed, who  wants clothes distinguished by neatness  and good taste instead  'of merely conspicuous  on account of freakish design.  1  Clothing  "We carry a large stock of ������������������ Ready-to-Weai  and  also  a big  lange  of  samples  for  those   who   wash  a " Made-tp-Order " Suit.  A New Stock of Men's Collars and Ties  just received.  !  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  BORN  Tn Kairview, on February  nnd Mrs. Henry Main, a.son.  rtli, 1900, to Mr.  DIED.  McKWEX.���������In Hedley. 11. V. on Thursday,  February Stli, Eleanor Hazel Stitt. third daugrn-  tcr of Mr. and Mrs. R. ,T. Stitt of Vancouver.  B..C. and beloved wife of Dr. M. D. MoKwcn,  Hedley. Ii. (_-., ag'ed 26 years.  Tllli  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the    Table.-  Shatfords, Limited  HEDLEY, B. C.  Keremeos New' Town site  Now On the Market.  Station will be in the  V  the  & 13.' Railway  town.  0*  PENTICTON LUMBER SYNDICATE  Have on hand a largo stoek of  FINISHED LUMBER  Al.l, ICIS'DS  DIMENSION LUMBER  VI' TO 30 KKKT  FENCE POSTS, DRY G0RDW00D  For  Commercial  flen.   :   :   :  Best Only Provided for Table  and Bar.  Tho v  centre of  Now is the time to get your lots,  before the first-  train   comes up the valley.  Choice 1. 2 and 3 acre lots all around  loft.  The 10.acre Fruit, lots are goim  town site.  fast,   Just a few  inonev.  Now is the time to double you  For Full l'lirtk-uUirs Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C  .1. .1.��������� Ariiwtrontf. Milliliter  Town Lots  $I0O,   $200  and $250  i, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10s Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  somaa  *mm*iaimT!?*mmsmiiaK���������*x]MamqwHpninmft  I  W. J. Henderson, Prop.  in^f"rtolftone8 Dti Zinc er HVppei-rV  (Dur ������ork i? gtricfty fiMMoMr-V  ������ur prices are "tamer fortfie snmep  gudVihj of ������ark tftcui eWafttere v? tf \*  JfWt tribe Bur murd for if ^v^Senn us a  iriol avhen?)* (CHepWes prove it ->*i*i*&  .miffSS COLUMBIA  TH6  ioneer Carriage  and  Repair Shop  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  ���������ALSO-  Proprietors��������� F AIR VIE W    AN D  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  HEDLEY,  B. C.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksmithing done.    :    :  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freiiditin  transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  GEO. Ii. SPROULE,  Proprietor.  ram  WHEN   ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE   GAZETTE. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 15, 1900.  I  Li  '-'(roiitiniied from Fiixt 1'iigc.  . l^ui^loVidrhi his praises of the district.  Hi'. Macgowan said the railway which  sought; incorporation was., a. mcist de-  ' *iii*abje'Vine. ' It was being financed by  O'Vei) who were well..qualified, to see it  ,0$L*!*ieflyritir' .X'ho'/line would, liosaid;  ���������5j|en np a country >vhic}i was capable,  t������r. supporting . a:. vast .population.  l&aifkV ft) tho"e"lforts of the Southern  fifjilihagan Land Company, that district was being opened up.     The Ellis j  and Hainc^-ranches. had been  divided i  Up."', The railway  would provide the  means for 'conveying the luscious fruit  which' t1i'at"district.-was -capable of producing, ,to; the ".mouths which   were  ,watering;for it."  -  ���������'���������"The bfil passed its second reading.  VThe  investigation -iiito   the.  Ivaien  Island la-lid grant has been coinnienced.  . B; H. Bodwell, K.C., the chief witness,  was, the   first   witness  called  and he  gave  ii  vow  frank statement  of the  crrcunistauces   connected   with   the  transaction.     He   explained    that he  had acted as solicitor for-Pote'i* Larson  of Helena., Mont., who sought the land  in order, '.lot  to-make any great sum  out <if it,   but with  the  intention  ofj  'turning- it over to  the  Grand  Trunk  Pacific Railway Company.   Mr. Larson  . expected to niaki! friends of'the G.T.P.,  looking to future business.   The transaction was one absolutely free from all  ',-crookedness"   and    he    defied   the  lpader of  the  opposition   to   suggest  anything   which   was   iiot   regular   in j  Connection with it.    The  Chief Com-j  ihissioner of Lauds  and   Works  also j  gave evidence in which he pointed out  some of the. advantages which would j  follow to the province by   the  trans- j  action.  ������������������������������������' The. investigation is to be continued  but there is little prospect of the opposition finding anything which would  Warrant the alarming reports raised  by them   with  respect  to  this   trans-  PROPERTY IN HEDLEY  And  WHAfllj-tmr >s the supply point for the.Nickel Plate inoiin-  ��������� ���������vlllCj tain, on' which is situated.the famous '��������� Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold'mine'hi Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects.' It is the mining a-ml.business  centre of the.  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to lie one of the richest-  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 ���������uiupicstionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will.bring-  big returns on money invested at the present time. .  ...PRICE OF LOTS.  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  ���������������������������'���������.-.i���������-.���������.'....''.. '.:.���������"'>'.''$400 to $600.  Other Streets..   ..........  ... .$200 to $400.  ...TERMS....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  t^ Railway ���������������iiies^  For F?.ct|i:PaHictJlars;.:-.'*M'aps Etc,  APRLY   TO ���������  ia  action.  The proposal to alter the deposit of  candidates for the legislature from  $200 to $50 failed. The bill was' introduced by J. H. Hawthornthwaite and  was not a. straight party question.  Although in a House'of thirty-one  members the bill passed its second  reading by a majority of one, it was  defeated later after going into committee. The Minister of Finance, who  Was strongly opposed to the measure,  moved as a, test that the committee  rise. The motion carried and the bill  was killed. ���������   i  The opposition leader during the  discussion of the bill suggested that it  might be wise to do away with the  deposit altogether and provide that  only representatives of a majority vote  should be allowed to take their seats,  elections being held until a candidate  received a majority vote.  John Houston expressed astonishment at the proposal being made to  introduce, a German system of voting  in preference to an English system.  On a bill introduced by the Chief  Commissioner to prohibit absolutely  the export of timber from British  ' Columbia to the United States, the  leader of the opposition introduced an  aniendment to provide, for the export  . of inferior grades of timber.  The Government would not accept  this amendment. It was pointed out  that to open the door at all to the  export of any classes of timber would  result in trouble. The United States  mill men were not seeking the inferior  grades hut what they wanted was also  the first class timber. If any class  was allowed to go over,_ a way would |  be found to evade the law. The policy  of the Conservative party was pointed  out to be the conserving of the lumber  industry to British Columbia. The  United States, by a high tariff system,  Mr. Bowser pointed out when the bill  was under discussion, had closed the  British Columbia market to the republic and also to all its dependencies.  If the timber were allowed to be shipped into the United States it would  again come into competition with the  provincial mills in the markets of the  Northwest Territories.  The amendment was voted down.  Hon. Mr. Green informed tho House  however, that he intends later to introduce a bill to provide for tho scaling  <>f logs.  The Midway <& Vernon Amendment  Act is still before the Legislature  pending a solution of the question satisfactory to all sides. The bill, which  has passed the Railway Committee  jind also its second reading and been  committed in the House, provides for  the extension of the time for completion of the line to Dec. 31st, 1910, to  build branches to Penticton and to  Kamloops, It also contains the following section: ;  "The  Midway & Vernon Railway'  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY,  Company is hereby .declared to be, and  to have been since the 11th May, 1901,  a body corporate and politic under the  name of ���������'The- Midway and Vernon  Railway Company," with all the  rights, powers and privileges granted  and conferred by the Company's Act  of Incorporation, viz., the "Midway  & Vernon Railwav Aid Act, 1902,"  and the "'Midway & Vernon Railway  Act, 1901, Amendment Act, 190i."  The Premier proposes to add the  following section to the bill on report:  "Nothing in this Act contained  shall be held to extend, vary or in any  way affect the provisions of the said  "Midway & Vernon Railway Aid Act,  1.902," regarding the earning of aid by  the said Company under said Act or  this granting of aid to said Company  under said Act."  .1. H. Haw thorn thwaite proposes to  move a section as follows :  "Should the Midway & Vernon  Railway Company fail by this Act to  obtain confirmation of its rights as  " a body corporate and politic," then  the province shall take over any and  all lines of railway constructed by the  said Company and pay all just debts  incurred for actual construction of  same."  The bill is standing over in the  meantime in an effort'to solve all the  difficulties which present themselves  in the legislation before the House.  To  make good bread -ybii  must have good flour. If  you want the best bread  you must use the best  flour.  T H E  CO  MERCIAL  HEDLEY, B.C.  O -T E L  This hotel under new management has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  ousehold  IS TJ-IK FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always de23end  on it.    Use no other.  : FOR sale by:  L  SflflTFORDS, LIMITED  iledley and Fairview  nil  J]  I  H. W. YATES, Proprietor  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  First Class in Every  Respect.      Commercial and Mining-  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  REVELY'S  STABLE  ^!���������awstonSEdmond  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Youi'watiU for [jivcry or Town  Work will tie attended to  hy cnUintf l'liouc VI.  REVELY,   Proprietor  2  F0RTY=F1FTH YEAR.  56 PAGES : WEEKLY : ILLUSTRATED.  ffl  HSDISPEBSABLE TO MIHING MEN  $3 PER YEAR  POSTPAID.  SEND FOK SAMPLE COPY.  and  330 MARKET ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.  PURVEYORS  OF  ALL KINDS  OF  Fresli Meats  ��������� Fisn  cables  AND  Fruit  Cut Rates on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.  Inquire for Latest Fruit Arrivals.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  r  HEDLEV,  B. C  STABLES  ESTABLISHED 1903  Fine New Covered  Stage  Carrying Royal Mail,  Passengers .and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  -:0:  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :        :   -:0:���������   W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.

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