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 fe^  he IHecilep <3aze  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. II.       No. 4.  EtEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, FEB.  8, 1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  WILLIAM E. BUliEITT  BAJUUSTER,  SOI.ICITOH,  NOTARY i?unr,rc,  .;���������'���������'    COMSUSSIONEK,  ETC.  HEDLEY,  B. C  [CJHARLES 2E. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  . Land Surveyor.  )rders may be left at Gazette office.  MEDLEY,  B. C.  IR. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  S0L1C[TOR, CON YE YANCEK,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  CAN FIGURES LIE?  What the Postal Returns Show.  Vernon, B. C.  A.   LOGAN   &   CO.  (Successor'- to Miller Bros.)  [WATCHMAKERS and  JEWELERS  ���������  -       Repairing a Specialty.     '.' >  I Work Cuimintcul. r  [MIDWAY and GREENWOOD,  B. C.  Several town readers have drawn  the Gazette's attention to the following paragraph from '.'the ''Star,' and request that the full figures published in  the Gazette of January 18th be reproduced.   The Star says:  "The money orders and posts) 1 notes  paid at the Princeton post office indicate the growing importance of this  section when compared with other  places. The total paid was $1877, or  nearly $400 more than the next highest  office in the Similkameen."  The Gazette deprecates any sectional  feeling between towns, but nevertheless must admit that it has a. duty to  perform in the interest of the town in  which ii gets its living, and therefor  has- no right to refuse the request.  The figures were compiled from the  Postmaster General's report for the  year ending June 30th, 1005, and does  not include non-accounting offices.  ���������-������<--  '35 2  as's  S  ������ ������������������S'.-S''8-:"8;'8'.;S..  t^    ������k"    io    is    p  make any. Apart also from these  figures to.substantiate the claim made,  there is the verbal statement made in  Hedley by A. E. Howse in a public  gathering in the presence of at least  fifty people, one of whom was the  editor of 'the Star. That statement  was to the effect that the aggregate  profits of the two stores of the A. E.  Howse Co. at Nicola and at Princeton  were placed at $100 for the year. The  speaker said he was not aware what  showing the other stores had made,  but hinted very strongly that it must  have been considerably less as' his  company seemed to be doing all there  was to do. ' That was said on Sept.  5th, 1905, and nothing has occurred  since then to materially alter conditions. Now what kind of bird is this  that thus treats its own nest in Sept.,  1005, and publishes the above dishonest  paragraph in January, 1900:*  PROVINCIAL  Opposition Gleans One Crumb:  of Comfort.  SUNSET WORK SHUT DOWN.  ���������M  The Drill Is Not Taken Out of the District���������This Looks Well for  Resumption of Work. ,  (E-dw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        B. C.  \ Estimates Furnished ox any Elec-  tiucaf. pro.! ect for power oh llgu'j  Aft/WRIfiflT  BOOT &  SHOE  MAKER  ... -MED LEY, B.C.. .'<,���������;  Grand Union  Hotel _^__^  HEDLEY,  B.C.  'HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER & GLADDEN  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:-  REAL    ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  ^WWArfl  JflS.-GLuRK  c lA/atchmaker  * MEDLEY, B.C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  T. M. GULLEY & CO.  Furniture Dealers  and Undertakers  Aic luuHllinir :i full line (if  I'Vi'MTiiti:.   ('.\urin's.    JiKDDixif.  I'l'IIOLSTKUV.        bl.NOI.KlWIS.  l'lrrritK   Kka.mks  ano  Window (Ji.ass.  GREENWOOD   and MIDWAY  Hi  iff  ib  \ii  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ib  Hi  ito  id  ,Hi  ib  Hi  Hi  it/  Hi  i*  Hi  Hi  ,Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  feSfeftS;&������S������&&S������SS&������;5;'������*~s:fe  MRS. G .1 LYON  Has a Full Line of  BOOTS  SHOES  HEDLEY,   B.   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January  ISth giving these figures, the Gazette  made the following explanation of  how. the amount of money orders and  postal notes paid in any post office  might under certain circumstances be  misleading. In this connection the  Gazette said :  "Of course there may he special  features which may swell the business  of a post office beyond tho mai-k where  it can be taken as a fair index of the  business done in the town. Location  of a Government office in any particular place, for instance, will do this,  for where the people of any certain  district send their taxes and other  official correspondence to one place  the money order and postal note business as well as the gross revenue of tin?  post office in that particular place will  possibly be doubled over what it  would appear under normal conditions."  Hedley is included in the Princeton  assessment district and all Hedley's  taxes go- to Princeton.  Now if all the money orders and  postal notes paid to Hugh Hunter,  Government Agent, for taxes, wero  deducted from the Princeton figures,  and all those at Hedley paid to F. M.  Gillespie, Deputy Mining Recorder,  deducted from Hedley,s account, it  would in all probability be found that  the ratio would stand about 2 to 1 in  favor of Hedley, which is about the  average comparative standing under  all other headings.  Anyone who will honestly examine  and compare the foregoing figures  must come to the conclusion that  Hedley, the pay-roll town, does a  greater volume of business than any  place in southern British Columbia,  between Greenwood and the coast.  Since June 80th, 1905, it is quite possible that Midway, with railway construction in progress, is a. single  exception.  Comparisons may be odious but the  Gay.et.te is not to blame, If other  people would be fair and truthful the  Gazette would not be called upon  to  -Messrs. R. C. Morrison and L, E.  Turner came down from Princeton on  Thursday. They have shut down the  work on the Sunset group at. Copper  Mountain and were returning to the  Boundary. They were reticent as to  the cause of the shut-down but it is  presumed that with the assistance of  the drill they have obtained a, sufficient knowledge of the property to enable the Company to decide what they  intend to do with it. The drill which  was at work on the Sunset is' to be  taken to Otter Flat to do some prospecting work there. Messrs Morrison  and Turner left here for Greenwood  on Friday morning. The Star in referring to the matter savs:  "it is known that friction has existed for some time between the South  Yale Mining Co. which controls the  Sunset, and the B. C. Copper Co, the  precise nature of which is of private  concern only, and this made it necessary to stop operations until an ad-  justmeu t of difficulties is made. Supt.  Morrison who has charge of the B. C.  Co's interests here will leave for New  York iu a few days en route to Nova  Scotia, and will then see Managiug  director Underwood when it is hoped  arrangements will be made satisfactory to all for resumption of exploratory work and completion of the bond  terms."  The property is situated about ten  or twelve miles, from Princeton, and  the exploratory work which has been  going on for the past ten or twelve  months has given business men in  Princeton an illustration of the beneficent effects of having a working  property within trading distance.  Work on a-more or less extensive scale  has beenenrried on at Voigt's Camp  on Copper Mountain for several years  past. This camp is about ten miles  south of Princeton, but relations that  coidd hardly be called cordial have existed between Mi*. Voigt and Princeton, which unfortnnatelv interfered  with   business.  This explains why additional regret  is felt in Princeton because of the shut  down on the Sunset The result of  exploratory work thus far is generally  believed to have, been most satisfactory, which should help most materially in an adjustment of difficulties.  The British Columbia Copper Company arc good people to have around,  and other parts of the Similkanieen  would regret with Princeton, to see  them quit operations on Copper Mountain.  WORK BEING ADVANCED  Frequent Divisions Demonstrate Government's Strength���������-The Dowdney Re-  elief Bill Passes���������Private Bills Committee Kept Busy ��������� Similkameen's  Representative is Chairman.  Maple   Leaf   Dance.  The Maple Leaf Club held their  second dance in Frasev's hall on Monday evening last. There was a large  attendance present and the event was  one of the most successful held this  season. The. music was supplied by i  Mrs. "W. H. Smith, piano, and Mr. !  Hill, violin. The members of the Club  wore a pretty badge, of a Maple Leaf  hand-painted on white satin ribbon  and decked out in all its autumnal  splendor of brown and gold. Supper  was, served in the hall by the committee of management. The dance,  broke up at 1:80, everyone pleased  with the good time spent.  ( From pur Special Correspondent)  The Conservative party in the House  on Tuesday afternoon gave ^ evidence  that while they were united on questions of public policy thev were not  bound together to support any measures in a slavish'manner in the House.  In doing what he considered was, in  the best interests of the Province, independent of party exigencies, A.H.'B.  Macgowan found it necessary to vote  against the majority of his party in a  simple motion that a committee rise,  ,and in so doing technically defeated  the Government, much to the enjoyment of an opposition which has few  rays of consolation and hope to cheer  their faces - in the Legislature. The  reverse vote in no way revealed any  split in the Government following, and  has the simple effect of holding a  .-eotion of the,bill introduced by the  Government for the prohibition of the  export of timber to the United States,  over for further consideration. The  Conservative party was.'not fully represented at the time; One of its supporters, W. .Manson, being chairman  of,the committee, and another, J. F.,  Garden, being absent. John Houston,  the two Socialists and the Labor representative also voted with the opposition. The motion was moved by Dr..  King, who desired that some provision  should be made in the bill by which  limber; might be shipped into the  Canadian: North West .without being  manufactured. The Chief Commissioner promised to make provision for  this later in the Act.  . The vote being taken, the wish of  the Legislature was shown to be that  the section needed further consideration, and the motion carried.  When twitted with the technical  defeat, a little later by the leader of  the opposition, Premier McBride soon  set at rest any impression which might  ���������prevail that he was in the least agitated by the vote. He assured Mr.  Macdonald that his position in the  House was perfectly satisfactory.  The   Assessment   Act   amendment,  introduced by the Minister of Finance,  has   apparently   been   received   with'  general  favor by  both   sides   of   the  House.  The Socialist Leader alone introduced an amendment to this measure.  He proposed that farmers whose income from the farms was not more  than $1000 should be exempt from  taxation. He contended that in this  the, Legislature would be but consistent. The incomes of persons when  not more than $1,000 were exempt.  The amendment was opposed by the  Liberal members as well as the supporters of the Government and voted  down, the only supporters of Mr.  Hawthornthwaite*������ niendment being  the mover, Parker Williams, W,  Davidson, .John Houston and Harry  Wright.  By  amendment to   the   Assessment  Bill it is made clear that the reduction  of the rate on real property from one  per cent, to three-fifths of one per cent,  should apply to small owners of land  and  not  to   those  who  although not  holding the land in one block still had  large    possessions.      Under    the    old  wording of the Act if the several pieces  of .land were each less than   $2000 in j  value  the  taxation   would   be  at   the!  low rate.    The amendment   provides!  its follows : i  ruder income tax the act is proposed to be amended by making it  clear that the total income is to be  assessed at a fixed rate.  Another amendment applies to the  sale of unworked crown granted mineral and placer claims, if a bidder is  not obtained at the sale for the amount due in taxes then the claim inverts to the crown, not absolutely as  in the -.present act, but subject to re:  demptioii for twelve ' months by the  paying of the amount due. in the  mean Lime the cluiiu cannot he preempted nor located.  Tins following section has been inserted as a new section to take the  place of a repealed section last year :  ������������������" If tiie -Minister of,Finance should  deem it advisable to . expose for sale  during the year 1000 all;Jots, in town-  sites, villas oi- other small subdivisions  of property for the taxes delinquent  th������renn, and which he has hitherto  withheld from the annual tax sale, he  may, before the date fixed for advertising such public auction, agree to accept from the owners of such propel ty  a si'ini less than the total amount due.  in full settleinent thereof, upon satisfactory proof being made to him that  the, owner is unable to pay, the full  amount due, or that the amount due is  greater than' could be realized by the  xnvner by sale of the pioperty. If the  sum agreed to he accepted by the  Minister of Finance is not paid before  the date fixed for advertising said  public auction, the said property may  then be exposed for .sale at such public  auction, and in the event of the Minister of Finance agreeing to accept less  than the amount due, lie may instruct  the collector to receive the saine and  issue receipt therefor.'' ,  The,forfeiture to the crown^of lands  which at a tax sale is fixed at twelve  months instead of six months, as is  the rule under the existing act.  The bill for the relief and disincor-  poration of Dewdney municipality has  caused    considerable    discussion    in  ��������� the House.    The reason for the bill is  ithat in 1S9I the dykes in that district  were'carried away and the farms of  several of the settlers in the dyking  district were ruined. For the past six  years- the settlers have neglected to  elect a council and there is now due  $31,160.    The creditors have agreed to  ��������� settle the matter by accepting a lump  sum of- $25,000. The bill proposes to  have $10,000 of this assumed by the  province and the remainder to be met  diy the residents of  the municipality.  ; J; H. Hawthornthwaite, the Socialist member of the House has only one  objection to the bill and that is that it  does not go far enough in the way of  aiding these unfortunate people. He  wants the province to assume the  whole of the indebtedness of the dyking scheme.  The Premier and members of the  Government point out that there is  involved in the question a serious one  for the province. If this difficulty is  not overcome and the lands of the  district pass into the ha nils of the companies holding the debentures that it  will not only seriously affect the district directly concerned but a stigma  will be cast upon the whole province.  The effect .would thus be to hurt the  credit of B. C.  The opposition has raised a cry  against the bill. At the same time  the do not suggest any way out of it.  The leader of the opposition in fact  expressed great sympathy for the  residents of the district but feared that  a bad precedent was being introduced.  The opposition would not come out  and say that they would refuse to deal  with the question the way proposed,  but as an excuse they pressed for a  special committee lo go into the subject and report to the House. This  motion was moved by Stuart Henderson. The Premier refused to accept  this amendment nnd on a division  being called for. the amendment was  voted down.  John Oliver, representing the opposition, proposed an amendment which  plainly bore on its face the imprint of  being intended only for election purposes. He proposed that of the  $15,000 proposed to be borne by the  residents of Dewdney $18,000 should  be saddled upon the dyking area and  $2,000 only should he collected from  the whole of the municipality. The  rough attempts to pose as the friend  of the people of Dewdney failed and  the amendment introduced by Mr.  Oliver was voted down.  A. bill introduced by J. H. Haw-  thornthwaite to extend the franchise  to women in provincial elections met  defeat on its second reading by a vote  of 2\ to 12.  There are a vast number of private-  bills coming forward at this sitting of  ContiiUK'd on last Puge. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, FEBRUARY' 8, 190(1.  ���������that there are  many   applications for charters, good, bad and  \ indifferent, now before the Leg-  ' islature.      It doesn't cost   the  '������������������    .-i on Thursdays, by tho tiwh.kv Ga/.kttk j province  anything  to   give    a  ^KlNTINIi AND I'lDl.lSlUSC roMl'ANY, 'flinvfor   Jinrl    if    tllPVP    MVP    suffi-  biMiTKn. at Hedley. n. c. , cn.ii tci, una u  wiue  ^t   rr\  -    ���������--  -, ic'ient   evidences  01  bona   hdes  Subscriptions in Advance ! that the charter is being sought  Per Year. ���������������������������$'f''f!'ifor legitimate purposes to  se-  hix Month*   1 -*HI o .       j.      .j.  Cbc *cdlcy Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Advertising Rates  Measurement, 12 lines to,-the inch.  Land Notices -Cert.thelites of iiitprovomentetc.  I cure actual construction   and  J not to phiy a dog in the manger  ,������������������      ,��������� ������������������   ���������    ,. , ,    'game, the   Legislature should  11] Notices -Certificates of iiitprovomentetc, , *> '    .        , " ml ,  .?-.(i(i for w-day notices, juxi s.i.no for:������i-day j grant charters,    Inure are also  leases, whei'e holders may require extension of time, and  where this mny be done  with  out imposing upon the general  public, nothing is gained by re  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding r,"c  inch, SI.(10 for one insertion, 2ft cents for  each subsequent.insertion. Over one inch,  ' 10 cents per line for first insertion and ;">  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transient* payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements-One inch tier month,   ... r ..        ...  S1.'_'5': over V inch nnd up to 4 inches, S1.00 fusing, but if it can be SIIOWII  per inch per month.  I o constant advertisers j   .,     ���������   r>'. , <���������    1        * i  ���������  taking linger space 'than four inches, on j that holders Of charters seeking  application, rates will be given of reduced L,,.+nr,e}rm h'ivr������ nnlv tliemwlvpts  charges, based on size of space and length   extension 11.1V O OUiy ClltmbU^ Cb  .'of time. I to blame for failure to meet re-  '" Advertisements' will be changed once every 1        '^i.^ ,1 ^v'trniQirtris   tire*  month if advertiser desires, without any extra I Q.uu emeilUS, ana extensions U.1C  charge; For changes oftener than once 11 month j benio- asked too 'frequently, IX  the   price of composition  will  be charged  at   -.     :P    , 111 j. r>      ,     ,l  regular rn-tes. -        1! limit should  be set.      Beyond  j the exercise of proper discretion  I in tiie granting of charters and  j giving extensions for charters  i where needed, there is nothing  ! to come before the House in the  'way of railway legislation that  ! warrants being dubbed with  I the high-sounding name of a  "railway policy,"., and those who  For Sale.  S^  MILLION KKET of timber .on Tularneen  River.   For full particulars iipply to  1-4 ��������� James Wati\ Penticton, B. C.  NOTICE.  MEdRAW,  Managing Editor.  First (inar.  ,:.ist-  Full Moon  lltli..  Last quar.  loth.  New Moon  ittrrt.  1000  FEBRUARY  1906  Sim. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu.' Fri. Sat.  1     2 .3  1     no     7     so    10  11     12     18     14     15     10     17  18     .10     20     21     22     23  25     20     27   2S  talk of such at this stage merely anake themselves ridiculous.  -���������  The   wreck  of the  Valencia  has aroused  the public  to  the  seriousness of leaving the coasts  unprotected.      The Dominion  Government,' whether ��������� Conservative ..".or'..Liberal,  has  always  been remiss in this matter.    On  Lake Superior, for instance, the  Canadian shore is  but  ill-protected iu comparison with that  along the south shore where a  mariner could sail from the Soo  to Dulutli  without ever being  out of sight of a lighthouse,  but on the Canadian shore navigators have  had  to  go  it on  dead reckoning from  the time  they left the Soo lighthouse behind them   until the lights at  Thunder Cape ..came in  view.  On the Pacific both the American and Canadian Governments  appear to have been at fault,  but the  latter particularly  so,  Various suggestions have been  made to avoid the recurrence of  these 'fearful marine  disasters,  and one of  the  most feasible  seems to be that of compelling  the ma.intenance of wireless telegraph ie communications betAveen   light' stations    and  the  various passenger craft plying  up and down the coast, by which  means   navigators   may   know  absolutely  where   they  are  in  weathtu- that is too thick to see  the lights or get the sun.  There are a few of the  more  pa iTo! ':���������/ among the lesser lights  of the Urit press  in   this  province, that continue  to  cry  out  "Folly wants a railroad policy."  The -Midway Star croaked out  thusly in its last issue ; but then  its editor has but lately arrived  from tho land of the screaming  eagle and is not yet accustomed  to the sharp  curves  in  public  policy dot*u-inded of supporters  of Bis  Majesty's loyal Opposition across James  Bay.     Last  year that cry was orthodox for  all, but those of them who now  realize   where  it   has   landed  them, never say it any  more.  Last  year a  "railroad policy"  was known principally to mean  legislation that would provide  for immediate construction of a  Coast to Kootenay railway.   It  now transpires that the Government, by refraining from perpetrating the act of handing over  a land subsidy to the G. T. P. as  a bribe to get them to do what  they had already agreed to  do  for nothing, and to grant a subsidy to the C. P.E.. to build from  M dway to   Spence's   Bridge,  took  the  very  position  which  has resulted in  the  immediate  construction of the V.V. &E. by  the Great Northern.   This work  in progress,  what is there remaining to be done by the enactment of further railway legislation this session?   It is true  j The new Postmaster-General  (by Avay of showing his goodwill  towards Yale-Cariboo, has been  sharpening his knife to lop off  afew more mail services in order  to show a bigger surplus to brag  about. The latest pruning is  that of cutting off another mail  per week to 'Camp McKinney.  This leaves McKiney with only  one mail a week which a year  ago had three. MeKinney is  only 28 miles distant, by wagon  road, from Fairview where the  nearest Government office is situated. Formerly the mail went  direct from McKinney to Fair-  view and it was possible to get  an answer back next day. The  first change was to send the  mail six hundred and fifty  miles around by the Arrow;  Lakes, requiring two .weeks to  get an answer by the service of  three times a week. With the  service reduced to once a week,  it will now, in all probability,  take three weeks to get the reply. This is a sample of how to  improve the mail .service, and  yet the reform of the Post Office  Department by the present administration is a great card for  the Postmaster-General to brag  about to people in Toronto who  have their letters handed in at  their front doors twice a day.  NOTICE is hereby given that application will  be Hindu'to the Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia at it������ present  Session, for a Private Hill to Incorporate a company to build, e<|iiip, maintain and operate a  line orlines of rail way. either standard or narrow gauge, from a point at or near Penticton,  H. (!., tlicnco "southerly by the most feasible  route ton point on tho southern boundary lino  of the Province of Hrifclsh Columbia; and also  with power to equip, construct and maintain  branch lines, and all necessary bridges, roads,  ways and ferries ; and to build, 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 waters within the  Province ; and to build, equip, operate and  maintain'telegraph and telephone lines in connection with tliesaid railway and branches, and  to generate electricity forjt'.ho 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 levy 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 built by the Company ; and with  power to make traffic and other arrangements  with railway , steamboat or other companies,  and for till other accessary or incidental rights,  powers and privileges in that behalf.  Dated at Victoria, B. C. 17th January, liKKi.  ROBERTSON.,& ROBERTSON,  3���������fi Solicitors for Applicants.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY; GIVEN7 that, sixty  days after date I will apply to the Honor-  ble the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  SVorks for permission to purchase 320 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 Wm. Arnott's pre-emption No. 4703, running thence east to Dog Lake, thence north  along the shore of Dog Lake to southeast corner of Win. Simpson's pre-emption ������������������ No. Ho-',  thence west to Indian Reserve line, thence  south along Indian Reserve line to" opposite  point of commencement, thence east to point  of commencement. .  TltOS. NAIRN RITCHIE  Siiinmerland, B. O,   )("  per J AS. RITCHIE,  Dec. 13th 1905 50-0  NOTICE  SIXTY .-DAYS after date I intend to apply to  the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission .to.'purchase Kit),,acres of  mountain' In .nil. situated in the Similkameen  Division of Yale District: Conun/jneing at a  postmarked L.T. Shaw's X. E. corner, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 20 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence east 20 chains to point  of commencement.. ,   .���������������������������'..'''  Dated this 2Sth day'of November, 1!K)5  L. T. SHAW  ufl-!l '-'���������.'   per C. .K. SHAW  NOTICE.  OIXTY DAYS AFTER DATE, 1 intend to  >-' apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for .permission to purchase  210 acres of pasture land situated on the west  lino of the Penticton Reservation: Commencing  at a postmarked Alex. McKay's N. W. corner  post, running 10 chains east, thence SO  south,' thence 20 chains west, thence -10  north, thence 20 chains west, thence -10  north to point of commencement.  Dated December 1 Ith. ISlOn.  ALEXANDER  McKAY  Similkameen Land Kocording District  51.  chains  chains  chains  -'.)  NOTICE  Sixty days after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase eighty acres of land  in the Similkameen Division of Yale District,  situate as follows: Commencing at a post marked W. M. C. which is about tho South Kast  corner at.I. Mcl.ellan's pre-emption and running down the Okanagan River in a southerly  direction 10 chains, thence West 20 chains,  thence North 10 chains, thence East to point of  commencement.  Walter M. Cillcspie  Okanagan Falls, B. C.  Feb. (ith. l!IO(i. 1-!)  NOTICE.  A SPECIAL SITTING of the Licensing Hoard  for the Nicola District will be held at. the  Court House, Princeton. 011 February 21th,  lilOO, at the hour of four o'clock in the afternoon,  to consider the following applications for hotel  licenses:  .lohn G.   Thymic,   of  the   Wavside   House,  Otter Valley.  Charles Cameron and Edgar Tingloy. of the  Otter Valley Hotel. Otter Valley.  G.  P.  Mvren.   of   the   Myron   Hotel,   Otter  Valley.      '  K. Hewat,  Chief License Inspector.  Princeton. January Hist. WOO.  NOTICE.  SIXTY DAYS AFTER DATE. 1   intend to  ���������apply  to the  Hon. Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Works for permission to purchase  ���������180 acres of land, more or less, as follows :  Commencing at a post at the southwest, corner  of G. H. C������hUl's.pre-emption, thence SO chains  east, thence 00 chains sou!,h.   thence SO chains  west, thence KO chains north to point of commencement.  Dated this 3rd day of January, IflOli  ;'.2-i) THOS.  BBADSHAW.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that 00 days  afterdate I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioners of Lands and works for permission to purchase SO acres of land as follows:���������  Commencing at the N. AY. corner of L. 2003,  G. 1, Osoyoos Division, thence west 10 chains:  thence south 20 chains; thence east, 10 chains;  thence North 20 chains to the point of commencement. Rcipiired for range and agriculture.  JOHN QU1GLEY.  Per It. H. Pauici.vso.v, Agent.  Fairview. B. CV Jan. 11th. WOO. 52-9  NOTICE.  TAX NOTICE.  Princeton Assessment District.  NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with  the Statutes, that Provincial Revenue  Tax and all Assessed Taxes and Income Tax,  assessed and levied under the "Assessment  Acts," are now due and payable for the year  1510*5. All taxes collectable for the Princeton  Assessment District are due and payable at my  ofllee, situate at Princeton.  This notice, in terms of law, is equivalent to  a personal  demand  by me upon all  persons  liable for taxes.  Dated at Princeton this 30th day of Jan., 1906.  Hugh Hunter,  Collector Princeton Assessment District.  t-2 Princeton Post Oflice.  NOTICE.  Nc  OTICE 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 3-.() acres of  land, moro or less, in the Similkameen Division  of Yale District, situated as follows:  Commencing at a post at the northwest corner of Wm. Arnott's pre-emption No. I70S, running thence south 80 chains, theneo west 40  chains, thence north along tho Indian Reserve  line 80 chains, thence east 10 chains to point of  commencement.  JOHN CLARK F1NDLAY  pcrJAS. RITCHIE  Suinmerland B.C. Agent for applicant  Deo. 13th, 1905 50-9  NOTICE IS IIEREHY GIVEN that application will he nuide to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, at  its next session, for an  Act to incorporate a  Company   with   power   to   construct,   equip,  maintain and operate a line or lines of railway  of standard or other gauge, with any kind of  motor power for the conveyance of passengers  and freight, from some point at or near Osoyoos  on the 'international Boundary,  running in a  northerly direction along or near Lake Okanagan to a ooinf ator near Enderby, thence in a  westerly direction Lo a  point at or near ICain-  loops, thence in a. northerly direction following  the course of the North Thomson river, thence  by the most feasible route to Quesnello and  Fort   George;   Also from a point at or near  Enderliy in a northerly direction to a point ator  near Sieanuius along the course of the Spall-  umcheen river; Also from  a point at or near  Kamloops in a southerly direction to a point at  or near (^uilehena, tlieucc in a southerly direction  by a feasible route to a point at or near  Princeton ; Also from a point at or near Quil-  chena  Creek   in   a northerly direction along  Nicola   Lake   to  upper  Nicola   river;   thence  northeasterly along the upper Nicola river to a  point at or near Salmon river, following the  course of that river to a pointat or hear Salmon  Arm, all in the Province of British Columbia.  And with power to construct, operate and  maintain  all   necessary bridges, roads, ways  and ferries, and to build, acquire, own   and  maintain  wharves  and   clocks  iu   connection  therewith, and to build, acquire,  own. equip,  and   maintain   steam   and   other   vessels and  boats, and to operate, the same on any navigable waters; and with power to build, equip,  operate and maintain telegraph and telephone  lines in connection with the 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 tho 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 to connect with  and make trafhV 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 5th day of January, A. D. liKtli.  TUPI'ER & GRIFFIN,  Solicitors for the Applicants.  I  -.' BANtt^������F:;;::':>-:::^ ::  BRITBSH NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,660. ���������      Reserve���������$2,043,997.  HEAD OFFICE IN CANADA.       -      -MONTREAL  II. STIKEMAN. General Manager J. ELMSLV, Supt. of Branches  BANKING BY MAIL���������Accounts of liartics living at. a distance receive our  special attention. Deposits can be made through the mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any time. ���������  A General Banking Business Trans-  ,.acted.   Draftsissucd; payable at all points hi Canada andi abroad. ��������� f  Hedley Branch,     -     L. G. flacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  SOSOSOSOOOOOOOQOOQCCOOOOOOCCOCOCOSOOOai;  FURNITURE  Big Stock.        Gkkat Vahiktv,  Rkaso.n'ahi.i: Pkicks.   ���������  Write us for Prices.    Wc can save you money.  CAMPBELL BROS  VERNON, B. C.  MASON & RISCII PIANOS  NEW AVILLIAMS  SEWING MACHINES  CARPETS,      LINOLEUMS  CARPET' SQUARES '  OSTERM.OOR Mattkksses,  HEALTH Maitkkssks, Etc.  DON'T NEGLECT  APPEARANCES  Style   is   Essential    :::  E ARE AFTER YOU xto come  in  and  get m  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  Clothing.  Nice   range   of up - to - date  Collars and Ties.  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Cleaned and Pressed.  CAMPBELL & SHIER  H ED L EY,    B.   C. .  K2S3? EKffiETCSTCXKt- ���������2&Z23ZSZmZZ333SEEZ8tiSSSaai33Sa  %������SSttSamSEH.13S8  IlLiA  HEDLEV, B.C.  The  Leading   Hotel of the  Slrnlllcari-seeri  Valley.  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being- Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc. :      , :        :       :  -Raters /Vloderait���������������  5'������-G  McDERMOTT & McARTHUR,   Proprietors  miMBiinfifiM''Mff"*"TO"m'^������'^^  m  STOP AT  TWEDDLE <������i. REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  ( THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 8, 1900.  a  Town and District.  H. H. Jeffreys, representing Simon  Xittispi;, came in on Tuesday's stage. ���������  ' Angus Stewart, of the Hedley Lumber Co. left last week on a trjp to the  Coast.,    ..",��������� '    ' .: ':���������'.      .',- ���������  ��������� ;������������������  A communication from George E.  Winkler is held over, It will appear  next week.  Win. Gosnell, the Nelsiui. brewer  passed through Hedley on Sunday on  his way to Princeton.  A social dance will be held on Valentine's night at Hotel Similkameen. A  nice lunch will be served. Everybody  invited.  Al. Piper  has   completed   the new  bridge at the month of .Rock Creek  which has been in bad shape for some  time past.  . The ice harvest is now fairly under  way in Hedley. W. F. Revely has a  gang of men at work cutting , ice on  the river near Pinto's and all his available work horses are busy hauling it  into town.  The steam shovel is at work on the  V, V. & E. right of way below Keremeos, and the manner in which it  handles the dirt would make Irishmen  and dagoes turn green with envy.  The Hedley school vacated McLean's  house on Scott avenue on February  ��������� 1st, and took up their quarters in the  new building over adjoining the resei-r  vation. Hedley has the most itinerant school in the province. They  move on an average about four times  n year.  Miss Greenhill who had been nursing out at Prather's, White Lake, returned last week quite ill, and is now  clearly in for a seige of typhoid. The  Prather piemises are evidently in- a  very unsanitary condition, one of the  family having died of typhoid a few  weeks ago.  King Kennedy gave a performance  in Fraser's hall on Saturday evening,  doing some rather mysterious-looking  slight of hand work, and discoursing  . sweet strains with a. gramophone' by  way of interlude. The trick-work and  the Punch and Judy show with which  the show wound up were especially  entertaining to the children.  Phoenix is promised a third railway.  A company has been organized in  Spokane with J. P. Graves at-the head  to build a railway to Phoenix, and J.  P. Graves is a name to conjure, by in  the "big mines" city of the Boundary.  At all events Phoenix has never had  any reason yet to kick at J. P. Graves'  bill of fare.  There is a very good prospect of the  Department of Education putting up  this  the  The Canadian Bank:  of Corhmeree  ���������_  t  CAPITAL���������$10,000,000. ���������- - REST���������$1,500,000.  Total Rksoukces (Nov. J������,.'Q5)-t-$98,OOT,00GY.  PEINTIGTON   EJRANCH  SAVBNQS BANK DEPARTMENT���������Interest alloivcuon depositsof $1.0(1 and upwards.  BANKING   BY  MAIL  Deposits may be made and withdrawn by mail.   Special attention given to this  class of business.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on all points.  A General Banking Business Transacted.  J. M. CHRISTIE       - Manager  A Branch of this Bank has been Opened at Princeton.  Our Clothing  ...-,,'' 'V - , ' '             ' '','''  Is Designed to Wear and Keep its  Shape for more than One Season  a new school building  in Hedley  building, oh  summer. Mr Shatford is  necessity of a two-room  the Government. The steady increase  of school population in " the- past two  years will show the folly of putting up  a. one-room building, which would be  overcrowded almost as soon as ��������� completed.-������������������ ,   ,    '  A jolly little social event took place  in "Fraser's hall on Friday evening last  when a few of the Hedley bachelors  gave a. dance. There was a good attendance, and dancing, interspersed  with songs and Bridge was kept up  until a late hour. Some, new dances  were introduced which were well received and enjoyed by all. The bachelors purpose giving another in about a  month.  Diamond drilling will begin iu a few  days on the Humming-bird mineral  claim owned bv 3. .T. Marks. The drill  is all ready, and the boiler is now  either on the ground or within a clays'  drive. The drill-operators who completed their work last week on Copper  Mountain went up to the Humming  bird to get every thing in readiness and  as soon as the boiler is hitched up the  work of proving up a big mine will  commence.  J. F. Roycr has issued a. new time  card for his Overland Flyer, taking.effect February 1st. The night drives  are all out out. Passengers leave Hedley at 7 a. m. arriving at Oroville at  G p. in.; leaving Oroville next morning  at 8 a. in., they arrive in Midway at 7  p. m. where they catch the Gt. Northern train next morning. At present  connection is made with Welby's stage  at Keremeos, but later, when travel  becomes more congested it is expected  that tho Flyer will run through to  Hedley.  destruction of trees. Mr! Rodgers believed every tree, to be worth its room  for the shade and ornament it afforded,  but many that were formerly protected on that score have now been condemned by Mr. Lamb because they  were in the way and were more or  less of a menace in helping the spread  of fire. Henceforth workmen or visitors who are careful of their complexion will have to adopt a sombrero type  of millinery, and poets must seek elsewhere for "the checkered shade.'"  Thos, Graham, well-khown at the  Nickel Plate where he worked for  years, died at Kruger Mountain .on  Monday, of hemorrhageand was buried  yesterday at Fail-view. He was very  well liked at the Nickel. Plate mine  where he was a general favorite. This  is another of the old Cariboo's victims  who contracted miner's consumption  in the dry stopes of that famous old  McKinney mine which made a few  .men rich and laid many more in their  graves. The. mine has now been shut  down for over two years,- and the full  harvest of its victims has not yet been  gathered in. They were, all looking  for a dry place to work in, not thinking of the deadly dust that was being  imbedded in their lungs. Better the  temporary discomfort of a wet winze  than Uie seeming comfort of a dry  stbpe. ���������  The town liars got tired manufacturing canards about Jim .Hill's   Chinese  contract, and switched off last week  on to the Daly Reduction Co. whose  works they said were to be shut down  by an  injunction  obtained by M.  K.  Rodgers.    As the   representatives of  the Company in Hedley, and also Mr.  H. Rodgers, who is here,  state  plainly that they heard nothing of   it   beyond the general   street rumor, it is  evident that   home  talent   as   usual  spun the yarn.   Meanwhile the whole  forty stamps   continue    as    usual to  pound away without an   hour's intermission in   the   twenty-four.    Whatever friction may exist in the internal  working of   the   Company   either in  their offices in Broadway, New York,  .or at Butte, Montana, it is a very snre  thing that the people of Hedley will  see no difference so far as the   work  here is concerned, for it will not pay  either a majority  or a minority interest   to   have   the work here shut  down for a single hour.  Now that the Great Northern is coming sure, just hustle in your jobs of  office stationery into the Gazette print  shop and get ready for your share of  the rush.  ..Hedieu Meat Market..  tfi,ilii(<il/il/il/it<i)/i(/il<>la>/il/il/i)/il/i>>itili'  THE UNDERSIGNED HAS  OPENED THE BUTCHER  SHOP ON WEBSTER ST.,  WITH A SUPPLY OF  CHOICE MEATS OF ALL  KINDS���������BEEP, MUTTON  .AND PORK :: POULTRY  FOR THE HOLIDAY  SEASON :: :: ::  ^9><|i/|\9i/n/|\/|i/|wn/|)/n/|)(|i/ivi>/|i/|!i/n  \A/. J. TVlanery  M. McAULEY,       -       -       Local Jlanager  Try  KWNNVCVYMVfc.  Vidoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  ���������������������������  Pure  and   Invigorating.  The  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  If you do hot  find extreme  styles in our  stock it is .because extreme  styles are short  - -   lived.   - -  'i-i i.  It is a .waste ito put  enduringi- materi a 1 s  and high-class'��������� work  into &" garment that  will be out, * of. date  before it' is  out.  ha'lf;;worn  ���������. lCl'n' '  We aim to rii'eet the  requirements of the  thrifty and sensible  buyerwho.wish.es to  be well dressed,, who  wants clothes distinguished by neatness  and good taste instead  of merely conspicuous-  on account of freakish design.  We carry a large stock of " -Ready-to-Wear  and also a big range of sam  a " Made-to-Order " Suit.  A New Stock of Men  just received  Clothing  ���������  e  ���������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Shatfords  HEDLEY, B. C. g  REVELY'S  STABLE  \ng  Keremeos New Townsite  The V. V.  centre of the  Now On the Market.    .  Station will be in tho  & E. Railway  town.  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 town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a few  Now is the time to double your money.  se  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by nulling Phono 12.  W.   R  REVELY,   Proprietor  J>  For  Hen,  left.  For Full Particulars  Keremeos Land Co  Apply to  , Keremeos, B.C.  T. .1. Armstrong, Muimyx'f  Town Lots  $100,  $200  and $250  1,-2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  1 ������was������BaW! w.������w������g���������iMvynnmimi  standing  A number of trees left  about the works of the Daly Reduction Company have been cut down  during the past week, which has considerably changed, the appearance.  Privo-vnfioii of trees was always a  hob!-y with the former general manager, whose ire was quickly aroused  by what he considered   unnecessary  Best Only Provided for Table  and Bar.  W. J. Henderson, Prop.  LIVERY, FEED 8 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  THK  PENTICTON LUMBER SYNDICATE  .lliivi: on hand a Inrjjro stock of  FINISHED LUMBER  ,M.L KINDS  DIMENSION LUMBE>R  CI' TO .'10 VKKV  FENCE, POSTS, DRY G0RDW00D  Tne Pioneer Garriaoe  and  Repair Shop  ���������ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  HEDLEY,  B. C.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksmithing done.    :    :  GEO. tt. SPROULE,  Proprietor.  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and  good  saddle  horses always on hand.  WHEN   ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE   GAZETTE. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, FEBRUARY S, 1906.  PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE  ('ontinued from Tirst I'ntfo.,  the Legislature.    During the week the  standing  committee   on  private hills  have been kept busy   in   consequence  . during   the   forenoons    disposing .of  .   .these,.    This   most   important   committee has seen lit this year to honor  ;, L, W. Shatford bymaking him ohair-  IllilH.  Alllong the private bills which have.,  come up is one to amend the Midway !  <fc Vernon Railway Act, extending the j  time for completion of the line to 1W10 J  aiul declaring the company to be since j  11)01   a   body  corporate-with all  the J  , privileges and rights conferred by the  Act of   Incorporation, and amending  , Acts..   .        ''.    ���������   ':  '   .'���������'���������   '  ���������   The   bill   has   passed   the  Railway  Conimittee and received its first reading in the House. - ���������'..   ,        ,  The British Columbia Central Railway Company,  for which   incorpora- ���������  ��������� tion is being sought by .lames Ritchie j  of   Sununerland,   Thos.   J.   Smith of,  Vancouver   and   .1.   M.   Robinson  of!  . Siuninerlaiid, has had its bill of incor--!  poration introduced by Price Ellison.'  .    It is proposed to capitali/.eat.lS.OOU.OOO.'i  The company .proposes to construct .  and operate, a railway from some point ,  at <>i- near Osoyoos on the Intel-nation-:  al boundary, running in  a  northerly'  direction  along or: near. Lake  Okanagan to a point at or near Enderby; I  thence  in a  westerly direction   to  a1  point at or near Kamloops ; thence in  a   northerly   direction   following  the  course of the North Thompson river;  thence by the most feasible route to  Quesnelle and Fort George; also from  a point at or near Enderby in a northerly direction   to a point',������t or near  Sicamoiis along the course of the Spal-  lumcheen river; also from a  point at  or near Kamloops in a southerly direction to a point at or near Qiiilehena;  thence in a  southerly direction by a  feasible  route  to a point at or near  Princeton;   also from a  point at or  near Quilchena Creek  in a northerly  direction along Nicola. Lake to upper  Nicola   river;    thence   northeasterly  along the upper Nicola, river to a point  at.or near Salmon river, following the  course  of  that river to a point at or  near Salmon Arm, all iu the Province  of British Columbia; also branch lines  not exceeding in any one case twenty  miles in length.           ;  Another railway bill which has been  introduced into the House is by Mr.  Macgowan. It is to incorporate the  ���������Southern Okanagan Railway Co.  Under this bill Reginald B. White,  Penticton ; Robert Martin, Vancouver,  and Walter T. Shatford seek to construct and operate a railway from  Pentiction, thence southerly by the  most feasible route to a point on the  southern boundary line of the Province  of British Columbia.  The Minister of Education has introduced a bill to permit of the establishment at such a point in British Columbia as may be selected, of a MeGill  University College, The bill has been  introduced and read a first time.  Good,  Safe  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"-���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects.: It is the mining and business  centre.of the  Make  Money  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a.  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, eppper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ...    . .$400 to $600  Other Streets    $200 to $400.  ....TERMS....  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway: and with the advent of Ibis road,  which is assured in the near future, it will un<|iiestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present  time.  ���������m���������rut���������mi mi mi iiiim ���������inrni iimjiiimtiihhtii  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who Invest Now.  E===sPurehase a few Lots before the Railway Comes^=====  For Full Particulars, Maps Etc.,  :-' : .'   ,s'.     ,:...'     j:''.     '���������':/. '���������;'.       ���������rtF������F������l-V   TO ���������  The Hedler City Townsite Go'y, Ltd.  l: W. SHATFORD, _ = HPHI   PV     R   C  Secretary and flanager, 1IUI/L*L<I?   ,U* V.  The Passing of a Pioneer.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the Week  ending February 3rd :  at ti-ik mi:sk.  Maximum Minimum  38 28  -IS        ..        80  -15        ..        Si,  45 2U  Jan. 28  29  HO  81  1  ������>  22  8 .. 85        ..        81  Snowfall for week 2.5 inches  Total on ground, 5 inches.  at thk Mir.I,.  Maximum .Minimum  23  29  80  81  1  2  8  8S  81  39  88  38  88  ���������10  31  31  31  29  20  21  Rainfall for week, .8   inches.  Rain on 29th, sleet on 30th,  During the past week or two there  have departed an unusual number of  the pioneers of the. city and the prov  ince. Yesterday morning was laid  away the remains of Mrs. Dewdney,  wife of the Hon. Edgar Dewdney, ex-  Lieutenant-Governor and ex-cabinet,  minister. ��������� The deceased had been a  resident of the province almost .continuously since 1862, with the exception  of the periods of absence occasioned  by Mr. Dewdney's official residence at  Ottawa or in the Northwest. For over  five years she graced the old government house, then known as Carey  Castle, and it is scarcely necessary to  say that few hostesses in that capacity  were more popular or respected than  she was. .lust a few days previous to  that the mother of deceased passed  away at the advanced age of 90. She,  too, as well as her daughter, had spent  a great many years in British Columbia, and was probably the very oldest  of its pioneers, though perhaps not so  many years a pioneer as some others.  ���������News-Advertiser.  To make good bread you  must, have good flour. If  you want tiie best bread  you,must use the best  flour.  p  vies  THE  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  HEDLEY, B.C.  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 ill the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  ehold  FAIRVIEW NOTES.  A meeting of the Fairview rate-pay- i  ers was held on the 27th ult. when it j  was decided to raise the sum of $300 j  for sundry uses.  Miss Hazel McKenzie, of Cliff Ranch, j  is very ill with bronchitis. j  Mrs. C. A. R. Lanibly has had an at- j  tack of tonsilitis. ' .  Dr. R. B. White has pronounced the j  colds which are so prevalent, (<> be a!  mild form of whooping cough. j  Butter-cups wm-e blooming here last  week. !  IS TJIK FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.    Use no other.  "~ FOR SALE RV    SttflTFORDS, LIMITED  tiedleij and Fairview  j  Cawsten 8 Edmond  side-  (irsl.  The Fairview minstrels gave- a  splitting entertainment on the  The troupe was complete with inte  locutor. eudmen, banjo, bones and  tambo. The cast were Vernier, Soft-  leigh, Hardie, Lee. Coristine, H. Hinc,  Main and Dalrymple, with R. 11. Parkinson (uncorked) as middleman. It  was a big success.  H. W. YATES, Proprietor  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  First Class in Every  Respect.      Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  j  WJ7  vm  lule maV erjaina! fiwiifiw.tfEmc (SJclv  im^,'rWi������m������s m Zinc Br Ifoppes'-A*  ������ur ffiurh i^lfirfly FiwkWtfV  ������iir prices nreWer Fortfie some-,  gudVtJy sf cdb& ttwn elseaWe -fi & ���������>#  JEWi tahe eur <DorS far 51 ?*V������encl ti3 a  (rial onW^QHtep^aiea prove it VA*)*  3RITf$MCOMM3lA  PURVEYORS  OF  ALL KINDS  OF  resli Meats  fish  Vegetans  ^ AND ^  Fruit  Cut Rates on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.  Inquire for  Latest Fruit Arrivals..  ������s  NTI6T0N  ESTABLISHED  1903  Pine New  Covered  Stage   Carrying  Royal Mail,  Passengers and  Express to  Keremeos, Hed!ey and Princeton  :():  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public. :        :  -:0:-  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor,  HEDLEY,  -   -   B. C.  JI

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