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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. TIL  No. 4.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7,   1907.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,  TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10       " " $30   10 cents  "    $30       " " $50    15 cents  These" Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking* points in the United States.  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RATE AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remitting small sums of money with safety  and at small cost.  THE McBRIDE GOVERNMENT IS SUSTAINED.  Result of Saturday's Polling Gives Unmistakable Evidence  That Present Favorable Industrial Conditions  Aro Not To  Be  Disturbed.  LONG LITE TIIE GOOSE THAT LAYS THE GOLDEN EGG  Some Stalwarts Go Down on  Both Sides���������Socialism on the Wane���������Coast Cities  Score Heavily for the Government���������Defeat of Mclnnis and Henderson the Most Pronounced Evidence of Disapproval of  Federal Interference.  Penticton Branch  J. M. Christie, Manager.  Till* pulling on Saturday lust. Feb.  an unmistakable  McBri'lr   govern-  WILLIAM E. BU11RITT  BAItlilSTJSU,   SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC,  ETC.  Offices :  441 Seymour St.  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  CHARLES J-E. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  ',=       '     Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  ^Orders maij be left at Gazette office.  IflEDLEY,       :      :       :       :       B. G.  CHARLES ANDERSON RICHARDSON LAM BLY.  ��������� R H.  ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Power or Light  HORACE F. EVANS  G E O L O G I S T  ( College of Liberal Arts)  Will report on geologic conditions in the  vicinity of N'ielcol l-'late Mine, unci s-jhuilkn-  mecii country generally. : : Dependable  and  disinterested reports furnished.  1IKDLE V.   B.C.  Died January 20th, 1907.  The subject of this brief sketch was  ���������1 Canadian by birth, being born in the  county of Megan tic in the province of  Quebec, on May 1+th, 1852.   He was of  English descent, his father having been  born on a British frigate in the time of  the French Avars, about a century, ago,  and his grand-father commanded one  of Nelson's ships.     His early boyhood  was spent in his native county, but  later the: fainily' moved to Bothwell,  Out., where he adopted engineering as  bis profession, serving apprenticeship  with   a   civil  engineer   in Bothwell.  After working at his -"'profession'" on  eastern railways for a, few years, Mr.  Lanibly left Bothwell,  Out., on May  27th, 1S78, enioute for  British Columbia, traveling via.  San Francisco;<md  eventually reaching New Westminster.    His first work in British Columbia was in the customs of New Westminster, .under Mr. Low.e,..until in the  spring of 1879,  life accepted a position  as assistant engineer under Mr. Hamlin and started for  the  north on railway work.' Leaving Port Essmgton,  June 10th, 1879, his party traveled up  the river for sixteen days until they  reached the  forks of the Skeena and  were engaged in locating railway in  that country, in  the Peace river district and along the Fraser,   being engaged in this for about ten years, when  with the commencement of the movement for securing construction of the  Shuswap & Okanagan, he moved into  the upper Okanagan or Spallumcheeii,.  where his brothers Thomas and Robert were ranching at Enderby.    Shortly after he entered the provincial govern rmen t serv ice,  fi rst as assessor, an d  ifterwards as  recorder.- gold  . ���������.nxCTSZCl.  MEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  Hay nes,  Haynes.  two chii-  \ JftS. GLftKKE  2 U/atchmaker  l  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Convev.uiuer,   Ileal  Kstnte.   Mines.  Crown    Grants   Apiilied   For  Under   Lund   Act  and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London it Lancashire Kire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B. C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  Civil & Mining Engineers  ���������:o:-  7VUNE������ GLtndL  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  commissioner, stipendiary magistrate  and govern men t agent. In the. service, of the- provincial government he'  had been stationed at Enderby, Iio(  Creek, Camp McKinney, Osoyoos and  Fairview, most of the time at the latter two places, coining to Fail-view  from Osoyoos in 1899. He held a commission of Justice of the peace when  only 27 years of age.  In 1897 lie  married Hester  daughter of.- the late Judge  Besides his widow he leaves  dren, the eldest about 9 years old and  the youngest an infant in arms.  ���������   He   was   a   Mason   ol:   some thirty  years standing,   becoming a   member  of the craft in 1S77. and was one of the  charter member of   Enderby   lodge.  He was also a. gunner iu the artillery  at   New   Westminster,   in  the .early  eighties.    It was  in   his   official capacity, during his long and  efficient service for  the government  in   this dis-  j triet,   that  he  was  best  known, and  very few could  have   Iilled  the   position   with   the   skill    and   judgment  I which he. displayed.    Among the early  prospectors were manv whose   respect  for law and order was not of the highest, but in Mr. Lanibly they  found an  officer who  upheld the dignitv of the  law without antagonizing   them, and  they in time learned  to  iind in him a  man in whose probity they could rely  to guard their rights as well  as give  them wise counsel.    In   his  death the  province loses a valuable, civil servant  anil the district a  good   citizen.    His  bereaved  widow   and other  relatives  have the heart-felt svmpathv of all.  Farewell brave heart, Thou leuv fit us weeping here,  I Jut not for thee the tour;  \iiy���������for ourselves who wait.  Forlorn and desolate.  Gazing' with anguished eyes upon thy bier.  Meeting thy fate, like soldiers true and brave.  Thy duty's willing slave;  In harness to the last.  Thy strenuous life was passed,  Karning a. rest which came   hut with the  grave.  True husband, father and unfailing friend.  Faithful to the end;  How we shall miss thy face,  And in thy vacant place,  Our heart's, thy niein'ry lovingly shall tend.  Farewell dear friend, thou gavestof thy best.  And now at God's behest;  Thy duties bravely done,  Thine carthlv battle won.  Thou goest to thino overlasting rest.  2nd, has resulted 111  indorsation  of the  ment, giving them  2S seats out  of a  total   number   of  +2, or a  majority  of 14 over the liberals ami socialists combined, the  former go tti 11 g  only  11 seats and  "the latter but 2.  The result is ho  .surprise to s u p-  porters of the go v-  er n men t  w ho  were e o n fi d e n I  that its record and  the results  which  had been attained  in bettering' tbe  financial Co u d i'-".'.'  tion  of the prov-  i.n ce   warranted  their return.    To  this  end   they  looked for the assistance, of :.t h e  saving     remnant  of the better class  of liberals   w ho  could be counted  on to  put the interests of the pro  vince before   the  mandates  of  the  party  machine,  and tliey did  not  count in vain,  as  various parts will show.  Although it was a most strenuous  campaign,it was no where more so than  in the Siniilkameeu, where the opposition made their fiercest, onslaught.  They had no harder tighter in the field.  in any constituency than Smith Curtis, but he  found "'in L.   W. Shatford  v.iss  tlirei  from  with an  aliack  of la gnppi  :t":r.*d   pneumonia.      Gettini  hii sick J)1  L. W. SHATFORD, M.P.P.  Hc-Electcd Representative in Similkameen.  the returns   from  would be  that the ',  left  out,  anguage'  that  ?   up  just ten   clear days  before the polling-  (lav. he .started a-  gfiin into the canvass, woiking  all  dfiv and   driving  half the   night.  Smith Cuitis,  o n  the other  h a n d,  was in the  riding  fionr his nomination on the Sth'of  J a 1111 a ry   until  polling-day.    The  g 1 eater part of  the time he  was  accompanied    by  the liberal organizer,  and Duncan  Ross   came   from  Ottawa to camp a  considerable time  in the portion of  the r i din g   be-  t\\ ecu RbelcCreek  and Hedley.    We  had hoped  at the  beginning of-the  campaign  to   be  able, when it was  through,  to .congratulate Mr. Curtis and h is  supporters on  con-  ducting   a   clean  fairfight, in which  pe rso 11 a 1 i t i es  but regret  to say  it Rock Creek was  not clean, the wilful distortion of acts  of the government were not fair, and  Ills prying into the private'business of  Mr.'Shatford and ���������tiring them on the  public pia-lform. were both personal  and unjust.    It is  regretable  that the  HESULT  IN THE  PROVINCE.  The following are the returns so far  as learned. Later advices may make  some changes but cannot materially  effect the result: ..',,'  Alberni, R. Brewster, Liberal,  Atlin, Dr. Young, Conservative,  Cariboo, H. Jones, Liberal,  ���������'���������"-     J. Yorston, Liberal,  Chilliwack, S. A. Cawley, Cons'tive,  Columbia, H. G. Parsons,  Comox, Robt.  Grant, Conservative,'  Cowichan, W: II. Hay ward.   "  Orahbrook, Dr. King," Liberal,  Delta, Jolm Oliver, Liberal.  j     Dewdney, Hon. R. McBride, Gon've,  Esquimalt, J. Jardine, Liberal,  Fernie, W. R. Ross, Conservative,  Grand.Forks, J.  Mclnnis, Socialist,  Greenwood, G. R. Naden, Liberal,  Islands, A. E. MePlillips, Conser've,.  Kamloops, Hon. F. J. Fulton,  ".���������'���������"  Kaslo, N: F. Mackay,  Conservative,  Lilloet, A. McDonald, Conservative,  Nanainio, J.H.Ha wthornthwait,Soc.  Nelson, Dr. G. A. B.  Hall, Liberal,  Newcastle,  D. J.  Thomas, Liheral,  New Westminster, T. Gifford, Cons.  Okanagan, P. Ellison, Conservative,  Revelstoke, Thus.. Taylor,       "  Richmond, Hon. F. C. Cotton, Cons,..'  Rossland, J. A. Macdonald, Liberal,  Saanich, D. M. Eberts. Cbnser'tive,  Similkameen, L. W. Shatford, Cons.  Skeena,  Slocan,  W.  Hunter,  Conservative,  Vancouver, Hon. R. G. Tatlow, Con,  " A. H. B. Macgowan,   *"'  " Dr. McGuire, Conser'tive,  " J. Garden, ���������*  W.-'J. Bowser,  Victoria, Hon. R. McBride, Cons've.  H.'B. Thomson,  44 "..  H. F. W. Behnseu,   "  ...'','    "        G.   Davey,   Conservative,  Yale, S. Henderson, Liberal,  Ymir, J. F. Schofield, Conservative.  in sijiilkamken.  The vote in Similkameen shows that  Shatford carried both ends of the  riding, and increased his majority  both in the aggregate, amount of votes  and in the percentage of the votes  polled.  Shatford  Curtis  Hedlev              52 -12  Otter Flat         7 ������  Granite Creek  2 8  Princeton         34 30  Bradshaws         (5 1  Nickel Plate      -1 2  Keremeos         87 2-1  Olalla                12 7  Green Mount.   6 2  White Lake       2 1  Fairview           2$ 28  Cp. Fairview     8 1  Ok. Falls           13 8  Penticton         31 5  Sidley               12 19  Beaverdell         3  ' 7  Westbridge       5 7  Rock Creek'    36 16  Cp. McKinney S 2  Totals       290   '      20(7  Winkler  3  0  0  3  0  0  2  6  1  1  3  0  0  3  6  1  0  0  1  30  ON ELECTION  NIGHT.  There are no people to whom victory  is sweeter than   thoso  invaded  upon  their own soil.    That is perhaps why  the returns on Saturday night were so  acceptable to Shut-ford's supporters in  Hedley.     The   Siniilkameeu   returns,  embracing   all   from   Otter   Flat   to  Okanagan   Falls,  were  known   to  be  sufficient  to decide the matter so far  I as this riding is concerned, and jubilation was the order of the night.    Mr.  Shatford.   who spent the morning in  Hedley, had gone to Keremeos in the  1 afternoon  and was expected to drive  ] back at   the  close of  the  poll.     The  provincial   returns   weie   sufficiently  complete   by   11   o'clock   to  show   the  j decisive character of the victory in the  1 province,   and   then   bedlam ��������� reigned.  A  torch-light procession  entertained  itself and  011-lookers from that until  ' two o'clock in the morning, by which  time Mr. Stratford had returned from  Keremeos.  Speeches were made at intervals in  the Hotel Similkameen, during the  evening, the speaking being entirelv  impromptu. In most of Vases the  speaker was forcibly lifted either on a  table or on the bar, and for the honor  of addressing so enthusiastic, good-  looking and good-natured an audience,  was expected to "set 'em up." The  other hotels were visited bv turns.  HON.   RICHARD   McBRIDE  TlIllICK 1'llKMIKU Ol' JiUIVISIl COUWllUA,  AM) TWICK   l.VIKlItSKI')   1JV   T1IK   l'KOPl.K.  an opponent who  bard as he.   It is  work, as the population is .scattered  over an immense area.. With the exception of four days, given him by  Dr. Rowe, who addressed four meetings in the riding and who in those  four days, drove l(i(> miles or more besides  addressing   the   meetings,    and  Premiei  three days  from  who in that time  addressed four  had to conduct the  and  had the   additional  could work just,'is ; without resorting to the deliberate  1 long hard riding to j lying and defamation of character employed by ninny of Shatford's opponents. Some of those who were doing  it, may, of course, be characterized as  irresponsible*, by the more prominent  of Mr. Curtis' supporters. The fabrications complained of had many variations, but when even some of the  wildest of them are examined and  compared with statements made by  Mr. Curtis himself, it was easily seen  where the key-note was obtained.  Such circumstances are regretable. and  the less said concerning them the better.  FIRE AT CAMP McKINNEY.  The greater part of the Crimp McKinney hotel was destroyed by fire a  short time ago. The bar is reported  to have been saved. It is reported  that Mr. Cameron intends to rebuild  at once. How they managed to save  the portion containing the bar, when  the rest was burned down, seems a  mystery, as both are heavy log buildings and there was only a space of  about five feet between them. To put  up a new hotel building in McKiiutey  at the present time, when three others  are vacant, would look like carrying  coals to Newcastle  drove 9.")  icetings,  fight sin  McBride.  miles and  Shatford  tt.c-handed,  handicap of  being laid tip in the  midst  of tin-can  The loss or making away with a  bundle of last week's papers somewhere  between here and Princeton, and the  circumstances attending the same  would afford material for a little story  on the frailty of human nature, and  the methods sometimes employed in  modern campaign ing. THE   HKDLEY    GAZETTE,   FEBRUARY   7,    1907.  ���������Cbc 1b$&kytomtit  and  Similkameen Advertiser. '  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hi:i)i.i;Y Gazbttk j  BlUNTlNC AVO'l'UIII.ISIll.VfJ Cd.Ml'A.VV. I  Li.MlTKi).   at-.Hedley.  B. C. ���������   i  Subscriptions in Advance  offer "food   for reflection    in  various  quarters.    The electorate do not as a  j rule abandon to any considerable cx-  I tent   their   party    affiliations   unless  there be some deep  underlying cause   : to move them.    So thorough a verdict  for the McBride administration   is not  .?2.'K. ' to be accounted for on the assumption  ��������� -    . that conservatives have stood by their  Advertising Rates I           . .           '       .���������-���������..           ,.  ,,                ��������� _ ...,.      .   .,   .   , i nartv, tor hundreds ot  them  all  over  Measurement, 12 lines to the inch., j '           '                        ..-���������<���������  Land Notlces-Ccrtilieutcsof improvement, etc. j the; province, did not, as we had reason  ST.ii!) for (K)-day notices, and ?.').fi(i for 3fl-day'!        ���������        . .      ,.   ,,  ..    ,,.    .,������������������,     .  notices. ,  . j to see   liere  in   Hedley; hut   there   is  Trans  i  eac!  10.  con  f'tr Vear '...  .Six Months   A QUESTION OF VERACITY.  During the campaign only two  statements made, by the Gazette, were  directly challenged by either Mr.  Curtis or tin* Princeton Star as being  untrue. The one by Mr. Curtis was  when he characterized as a falsehood  the reference made hy the Gazette to  the presence'of Mr. Naden in Simil-  kaineen in his behalf; the other was  by the Star,, which held that thestate-  I  aooooooooooooooooooooo  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month.  Sl.iio; over 1 inch and up to -1 inches, $1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  Taking larger space than  four inches,  on  application, rates will he given of reduced  charges, based"on size of space and length'  of, time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  mouth if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftencr than once a. month  tho" price of composition  will  be charged at  regular rates. ���������  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the oflice by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A   MEGRAW,  Managing h'ditor.  Full J toon  ���������JSth  defence of so dear a a principle as that j  of provincial rights. Others of them  were impelled to look at it from the  industrial and financial point of view,  and preferred to sacrifice partv affiliation for the more important end���������the  material welfare, of the province.  Possibly in no corner of the province  was the fight waged more fiercely  than in Similkameen where the little  McBride    garrison    were . beleagured  Capital���������$4,866,66b.  .HEAD fJFFICE IX CANADA.  IT. STIKEMAN, General Manngor  Reserve- $2,141,333.  MONTREAL  .1. ELMSLY, Supt. of Dwindles'  BANKING BY MAIL���������Accounts  of parties  living at a  distance  receive our  1 be 11  .  . .     .. dine.    A General Hanking  acted.   Drafts issued, payable at nil points in Canada.and abroad  special attention. Deposits can  thereto and withdrawn at any dine  aide through the mail, and sums added  A General Hanking Business Trans-,:  LHedley Branch,    -     L. G. TlacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  Last Q  was a falsehood.   Let us examine both  of these.    The first Is a mere quibble���������  a  juggle   with  words.      The' Gazette'  used the preposition "with" instead of  "for",;" but    what-,.difference   does   it  make?   The point wbich the Gazette  sought  to   make, and did make, was  that Mr. Naden was in   the Similka-  1 nieen   addressing  a. meeting at Rock  I Creek  in   the  interest of Mr. Curtis,  bured !  ,"..'���������  .,   , .,, .,      ...    j and that the. same Mr. Naden, accor-  nd assailed from without and   within  ���������,r w^m  "a-Vi      i������Hr--^:./&  1907  FEBRUARY  New Moon  ,12th  First quar.  lilt!:.  1907  AFTER THE BATTLE  What British Columbia has been  praying for ever since the general election of 1S98 is a stab'e government and  a capable government. The nearest  approach to that which we have had  since the. dissolution of the House in  the spring of 1S98 has been the three  and a half years rule under the McBride administration. The. narrowness of the majority upon which the  government, especially during the  first two sessions, carried on the business of the province left the impression that socialistic domination obtained to a more or less degree, although there was really nothing passed which would bear out that supposition except a few objectionable but  minor features in the assessment act.  All people of the province, regardless  of party, felt that a bigger majority  was desirable, and now we have it.  But while narrow majorities were  deprecated, they are by no means an  unmixed evil. They are conducive to  carefulness in the character of the legislation to be introduced, and they afford the very best possible opportunity  for a leader to demonstrate what is in  him. It is under such circumstances  that Premier McBride's qualifications  for leadership stands ont so prominently today, for where is there another  instance in Canada where an administration, had such a task set before it.  When we consider the state of the  provincial finances, at the time they  came into power, the narrowness of  the majority, the warring elements at  work in the house, and the drastic unpopular legislation that was imperative in order to bring order out of  chaos and cause fatness where all was  lean, the wonder is that he could infuse, the necessary courage into his  following to induce them to tackle it,  and carry it through; but he did.  Now, howcrcr, this is all changed.  With a following of at least twenty-  eight, in a house of forty-two members, and with a probability that it  may yet reach twenty-nine or thirty,  giving n. clear majority of from fourteen to eighteen over liberals and socialists    combined,      an  .;1  j the   tiding:   and When   the   field   is j  scanned to note the personnel   of the ;  slain  it is doubtful, whether greater!  credit is due any portion  of  the  gov-;  eminent forces  than  to  the faithful -j  little baud of stand-putters  who stood j  by their guns until the  last  shot  was  fired, and who bowled over one of the  enemy's hardest and craftiest fighters.  In view of  important   principles   as-,  .,   ,    , .    .   , .  I guilty in that case then it was likely  sailed, the record ot the government,'  ���������',    , '.,..,     , ,     . ���������  ,      to he so in saving that Mr. Naden had  and also the individual record ot the: ������������������"���������',  ''.���������������������������'     "���������.'���������-, 1 made use of disparaging remarks con-  government candidate   who accomp-1  ,. ,    , ''.,,"..'������������������        .."���������....    cerning  Camp, Hedlev.    This  was in  hshed so much for his constituency, ���������   . ���������  his speech the night before the polling,  ! ding to. reliableinformation, had given  !a knock at Hedley camp in his own  ! riding. This being the point in view,  jwhnt matter was it whether Mr.  i Naden was on the same platform with  hint or was there a. night or two be-  1 fore him or a night or two after?  j Yet this quibble .was sufficient ground  } for Mr. Curtis'to say that the Gazette  j had   been   guilty of falsehood, and if  HOTLL SIMILKAMEEN    HEDb&y,  B. 6.    it would seem that the people of this  riding owed it to themselves to give  him a larger majority than before,  and they did.  and in the editor's absence ; but next  morning  he  was   informed   that the  Gazette would put up $100 that the  main poi nt which i t had -raisedIregard-  ..A.. ,   ,      ,.      .  ,    . : ing  Mr.   Naden's   presence  at  Rock  been given a fitting rebuke for inter-  I Creek in his behalf could be. proven to  be correct, and it asked him to name  the amount which he was prepared to  That the federal government   has  ference with provincial rights, and  that the cause of "better terms" for  British Columbia has taken an important step in advance, is very apparent, but the most direct benefit to be  derived from Saturday's work at the  polls is that purse strings that were  being tightened pending the result  of the provincial election, will now  be loosened out; and projects that  were afoot, but were allowed to remain in abeyance until assurance was  given that stabilitv and business like  put up to say that Mr. Naden had not  used the disparaging remark credited  to   him    concerning   Camp   Hedley.  As for the Star's charge, is there any  man in Hedley who will say that the  $5   incident   did    not   occur   in   the  maimer described,- when it is common  report that the party referred to had  acknowledged it? The Gazette has  received from the Coast and elsewhere,  congratulatory messages commending  management of our affairs  would still i the   cleanness,    fairness   and   ability  obtain, will now go forward.  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  Yorky was the only voter kid-napped, but he broke loose.  Those who flopped to be in line with  thenew government fooled themselves.  Both sides are busy figuring out the  liars, and as a rule they are generally  able to place them.  Yorky says that the British at  Waterloo waited for Blucher, but that  Shatford's men didn't wait for Blucher  but finished the job up for themselves.  W. A. McLean was a stronger man  than Smith Curtis, taking 41% of the  total vote polled, while Smith Curtis  polls only 38%.  The candidate who will promise  everything is fortunate to be left at  home, for in this wav they escape a  heap of trouble.  Duncan Ross as s prophet is a- failure,  and he k, not familiar enough with the  truth to handle it efficiently. His forecast that the Liberals would have six  out of the nine seats in Yale-Cariboo  doesn't figure out that way.  The Penticton vote was Penticton's  answer for the Chinese cry; the Rock  Creek vote was Rock Creek's answer  for Curtis and Ross' Midway and Vernon jeremiads; arid lied ley's vote  showed how badly Duncan Ross inan-  ���������stigma     of ! aged to stampede us on smelter flat.  1       *^ 1  with which it had conducted the campaign in its columns, but it did not  expect this unlooked-for testimonial  from its opponents which is contained  in the real character of the only two  objections which they could urge  against its veracity.  P*rV  3������*fc������*vw,i ^  Ttt&  LEADING HOTEL  OF  THE SIMILKftMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class  in every respect, being equipped with .ill  modern conveniences ��������� electric light, telephone, baths, etc.       : :       Rates model ate.  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  Keremeos New Town-site  Now On the Market.  The V. V. & E. Railway Station will be in the  centre  of the 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  left.    Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy fc  socialistic domination is buried a !iun-  I.f .Shatford's supporters had known  : Smith Curtis as well on bite start of  the campaign as they did at the end,  they would have had an easier thing.  Various things that have cropped out  since in connection with this campaign  will do to put in cold storage for use  which thi' cieelors have spoken should   four years hence.  dretl   fathoms   deep   and   the   trovci-n-  meiit is fefl;  a   l'i ee   hand   to do what-j  i  ever  i hoy   may  see   is     necessary   (o  udA'aiire the industrial   welfare   ol" the .  province. :  The   verv    pronounced   manner   in  TROUBLE ON THE SIMILKAMEEN'.  If ye've got about a minute,  'And'11 listen while I spin it,  I will tell yc how it went in S'milkamccn;  For the Grits imported Curtis  To besmirch us and bo-dirt us���������  An' he done it, too���������the.best yc over seen.  Now, what hurt us was that Curtis  Aired his linen, while his shirt is  .  Just as foul us any other demagogue's ;  An' lie said he'd boost the taxes-  Swore he'd stop the use of axes-  Just by raisin' of the cost of euttin' logs.  There be some that talk for money-  Some because they think they're funny���������  And heaps of them that talk  because  it's  cheap;  But of all the talkin' talkers  There 11 re none that talk like hawkers  Who can beat .Smith Curtis on his own dung  heap.  There be times, ye know, when Money  Thinks it's not so deuced funny  To he threatened with a ptillin' of the leg;  And these men us work for wages���������  (If they're wise as ancient sages)  Never kill the goose that lays the golden egg.  So we lads, we soon gets leery  Of this animated Query,  And of Dune who quite forgot  his house of  glass:  An' we put it tin that bellows-  Like these empty-pated fellows���������  Ought to get their walkin' papers'cross the  pass.  Then we fellers of this ridin'  Wore for thinkin' an' dceidin'  That a lobster like Smith  Curtis coti.dn't  pass:  But Hint- he. like mighty Sampson,  Would he sure to smash the lamps on  Opposition���������with the jawbone of an ass.  An' ho done if.-���������sure as shoofin'���������  An' the (Jrits has quit their hootiu'  An'a-slingin'of tlieir mud an' things beside:  But we helped him. though agin' us,  'Cause we couldn't stand Mc'liinis ���������  Shatford's good enough   for us���������an'Dick Me-1  Bride. I  Xow there'!-, more unbind this winiiin'���������  Afore fiiaC-i sinned against than siiinin'-- !  And flic !<���������-; ;iiii Laurier should ponder well ;  For the men of B. ('., a!!, sir,  Know the mi:;.iiing of Cabal, sir.  An' they've lolil those "Eastern   seheiiior.3-  ���������"(in io I fades".  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE (ffi, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Venison on Potlatch  May be all right for a   change,  but  look  out for our  HOLIDAY MEAT SUPPLY  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal kept in stock.  Oysters, Fish and Poultry.  SEE OUR  XMAS DISPLAY  Cawston & Edmond  i  I  I  a  %  %  n  pxfc*.**.*.*.1**^1****^1*^  Politics in the papers during election  time is not a pleasant tiling in itself.  To those who are not particularly interested it may be; nauseating. So is  vaccination. We. dont gist vaccinated  because we enjoy it, but to keep off a  greater evil. It was to ward off this  greater evil from Ii, (.!. that allopathic  doses of politics were administered,  but since the vaccination took and the  evil is warded off for four years more,  we can afford henceforth to ease up on  political bovine lymph, and rustle for  news instead, (rive us a hand by  drawing this editor's attention to anything which will be of benefit to the  town and district.  A tidy letter-head or bill-hen d��������� commands   attention     from    those    with  whom you do  business     The   Gazette  print-shop can   fit   you out  in  style  A trial will convince von, THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,    FEBRUARY 7,   1907.  ft                             a  REV ELY'S  ST A B L E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phono 12.  W.   F." REVELY,   Proprietor  ���������          : ������������������������������������������������������   ���������'"      h  Town and Distruft.  CLAUDET & WYNNE  ASSAYERS  METALLURGISTS and  fllNING  ENGINEERS  MIXES an-d MILLS EXAMINED  SAMPLED and REPORTED OX.'  Samples   by- mail  receive  prompt  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRINCETON  and   ROSSLAND  IT. J I. Claubet, Assoc. Tnst. M.jtf..  Member Am. Inst. M.E.. Rossr.ANn.  L. C. Wvx.s'ie, Assoc. Tnst. M. M.,  Late Assayer Lclioi.      Pkixceton.  I H O T E L j  i HEDLEY I  $   1  Under  New   Management S  THE BEST PROVIDED  IN KITCHEN AND BAIt  AND EVERY CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT OF PATRON S.  | ======== j������  I GI B B ON   and |  S. Mc-DONALD I  ft       . jj  *5                Proprietors ������  i S  ���������^^���������������������������������������������^*"?^���������*i^*"^'^'^'>^���������*'>*iWW?.'**'W*  COAL  When buying your heafc-  er or range for winter  be sure nnd get a coal  burner, to ensure comfort and economy.  VERM|LLION FORKS  MINING   C O M P A X Y  AV.   F.   REVKf.Y,   Agent.  COAL  M. J. HENRY'S  NURSERIES and   SEED  HOUSES.  Large stock of Home Grown Fruit  and Ornamental Trees now matured  for the fall trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, and Flower  Seeds  in Season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Whale  Oil Soap, Greenhouse Plants, Cut  Flowers, Bulbs for fall planting.  We do business on our own grounds  ���������have no rent to pay, and tire prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before placing  your order.    Catalogue free.  M.   J.   H E N K Y  8010 Westminster Road.     Vancouver.  HOTEL  VENTICTOX  'ravel.  Headquarters for Tourist  Kr.tes Modorutq.  A. Mauxks, Prop. Puxtictox. B.C.  Mrs. Brass is having her turn of  la grippe this week.  Mrs; Loonier had a very severe sick  spell last \veek but is now convalescent.  Great Northern right of way men  have started in to negotiate right of  way between Oroville and Wena tehee.  .Saturday last was ground-hog day.  How many political ground-hogs were  there who saw their shadows on that  date tuid concluded to hole up again  for another spell ?  The Gazette, had an invitation on  Tuesday 'morning to go out to pick  buttercups in the banana belt. The  little botanical outing, however, was  postponed on account.of the weather.  Smith Curtis, left on Monday evening for his home in Rossland, after  what lie acknowledged to have beeii  the hardest mouth's work in his life.  . Miss Eliza Bromley is in town this  week, stopping at Mrs. Greenhill's.  She has a sore hand as the result of  blood-poisoning, and is undergoine-  surgical treatment.  Rev. D. .T. Macdonald,' B.A., held  his first service in Hedley on Sunday  evening last, in the Methodist church,  in which the Presbyterian services  will be held. This week he goes to  Princeton to make arrangement for  the services there.  The ice harvest was interfered with  somewhat this week by the heavy  snowfall. Most of those wdio are putting up ice have now laid in their  supply. In no winter has the ice.  harvest been put up so early or has it  been put up in such good condition.  Mr. D. McPhail was another of the  voters who was prevented by illness  from polling his vote. His condition  has been improving somewhat during  the past week. There is still the effect of paralysis in one leg. This it is  hoped will soon pass away, as it did  from the arms that were similarly affected. Miss Elliot who has been  nursing him for the past two weeks  is in constant attendance.  Harry Rose was taken down the  day before election with a severe attack of pleurisy. It was thought by  some of Mr. Shatford's friends that  the patient could be carried to the  polls, but Dr. McEwen, on making an  examination of his condition that day  would not santion it, and thus the ambulance corps was not called into use.  In Fairview, however, the ambulance  tallied for Smith Curtis.  H. A. Turner, formerly assayer for  the B. C. Copper Co. on the Sunset,  came down from Princeton this week.  Mr. Turner knows Copper Mountain  possibly better than any man in the  province, and in all probability will  stand a good chance for coming in for  some of the plums, as it is understood  that his recent sampling and negotiations with prospectors are likely to result in some movement before long.  The freeze-up on Okanagan lake has  thrown considerable business in the  direction of the Great Northern. Ever  since last September there has been a.  good deal of quiet profanity at the  slowness of the Great Northern in  getting its track in this direction.  Now, however, it is louder, when instead of the track being tit Keremeos  or some point in the Similkameen in  this province, there is no train service  nearer than Molson.  It was with dismay that people  heard on Monday that Okanagan lake  had frozen over and that no boat  would be down the lake. The prospect of having mail communication  paralyzed in this manner for an indefinite period was not re-assuring, to  say the least. Tuesday's stage came  in with nothing but local mail. If the  ice blockade should be likely to last  for any length of time some other  arrangement should be made at once  to get the mail in from Midway.  The proceedings on election day  were varied a little in mid-afternoon  by the call of fire. Smoke was exnud-  ing from underneath and between the  shingles, and along the entire roof of  Mr. Shelder's residence, on Ellis avenue, and it looked as if the flames  would soon break through the roof,  A crowd was soon on hand, but the  absence of water was severely felt and  efforts were made to extinguish the  fire with snow. For this. purpose  buckets and tubs were called into use.  Fortunately, however, a sleigh with a.  barrel of wafer happened to be passing, and a bucket or two got it under  control. The temporary absence of  water supply necessitates the utmost  vigilance to  Geo. ,Mbffat went out."this week en-  route for the coast. Having to go by  way of the Boundary he might possibly stop off there.  ; Geo. Bowerinari, Paul Brodhageh  and J. Murphy have the contract of  enlarging the tuniiels on the flume line  sufficiently' to allow passage between  the flume and the roof of tunnel.  - W. E. Burritt returned to the Coast  this week going out by way of Molson.  He went with the proud satisfaction of  duty well and 'nobly done. Mr. Burritt is an old campaigner, but this campaign in the Siniilkaineen had some  features in it that were both new and  repugnant to him.  Mr! Milliken's party of V. V. & E.  surveyors are still camped tip near  Stirling creek and are engaged in making slight revisions of the line. The  very cold weather and the unusual  depth of snow has made winter work'  much more trying for them than it  would have been .under, normal conditions. ;  The people, of Hedley regret the departure, this week of Rev. E. R. Bart-  let and family for Ladner, B. C. 'Mr;  Bartlet has been in charge of the Anglican church nb Hedley, and Princeton since April last, and had made  many friends in the town. His successor is coming-out. from England in  a. few weeks to take charge.  A pack train between Kelowna. and  Penticton was at first considered' by  the P. 0. department as relief from  the ice blocade. The mail that came  down to Kelowna by Monday's boat  .was taken across the ice andpaeked to  Suinmerland and will be in here tonight. In this way mail matter will  always be one mail late.  Big Reductions  In all kinds of  wE  have decided to clear out all  winter footwear at greatly  reduced prices right now, before 'the  .winter is half- over, and done want a  single pair left when we take stock  next month. , We still have a full  range of sizes in nearly all lines, but  some styles will soon be cleared so if  you will require a pair before the  cold weather is over come and secure  :    :    :.:       them at once.'"   :    :    :    :  r  ���������  ���������t  ���������  ���������  Laced .Lumbermen's        :  2-Buckle Lumbermen's   :  1-BucKLE Lumbermen's   *.  Men's MaNitobas,, 3-buekle  Women's Empress, 2-buckle  Reg. Price  Sale Price  ."$3.75.  ' $3.00  '$3.00  $2.25  .   $2.00  $1.50  $3.50  '; ' $2.75- "  $2.25    ���������  1   $1.75  A very unsatisfactory feature for  opponents of Smith Curtis, is the  treatment which they receive from  him in public debate. When his opponent is speaking, he (Mr. Curtis) is  eternally rising on his hind legs .to  interrupt, but when he himself is  speaking, his opponent is given no  opportunity to correct him, no matter  how wild or how unfair his statements  may be. He takes advantage of his  deafness to make it appear that he  does not hear him, but keeps buzzing  away like a threshing machine, and  takes care never to look in his direction lest he might happen to see him,  and have to recognize the point of  order that is being raised.  SHATFORDS LIMITED  Stores at FAIRVIEW and HEDLEY  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Feb. 2nd:  at the mine.  Maximum  Jan 27 ..23  28 .. 27  29 .. 29  30 .. 32  31 .. 28  Feb.   1 .. U  2 .. 18  Average maximum temperature 24.42  Average, minimum do 2.71  Mean temperature 13.56  Snowfall for the week   10 inches  COKRESPONDIXG WEEK OF LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 52  & 60'S  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  -ALSO-  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  Minimum  -1  -2  ���������3  13  19  -2  -11  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  Average maximum  do  46.28  Lowest minimum  do  20  Average  minimum  do  26.85  Mean  do  36.56  AT  Till  2 MILL.  Maximum  .Minimum  ���������Tan  27  ..  15  ,  %  7  2S  , t  1-1  # ,  5  29  , ,  20  , ,  10  30  20  ,  ,  11  31  ,  (  2S  4  Feb.   1.  , t  11  -9  2  5  -9  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * # * # x  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  WMMML  Average maximum temperature 17.  Average minimum do 2.71  Mean do 9.85  Snowfall for the Aveek   1.1   inches  . COItltESl'O.VniXG   WEEK  OF* LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 40  Average do do 37.85  Lowest minimum do 21.  Average do do 27.71  Mean do 32.7S  Piles get quick relief front Dr.  ���������Snoop's Magic Ointment. Remember  its' made ai.onu for Piles���������and it works  with certainty and satisfaction. Itch-  iny, painful, protruding, or blind piles  disappear like magic by its use.  Hold by .JOHXLOA'E. Medley.  Everything  New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  NOTICE.  guard against fires.  When   writing     Advertisers,     Please  Mention the Gazette.  BORN  lASEIt���������In lleillcy. P. ('., on Monday. I<"eb,  Ith to Mr. and Mrs. .1. K. Fraser, n daughter.  THE   MINING   WORLD  and   THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE  for ONE YEAR for $3.00.  Certificate of' Improvements.  GREENWOOD, PINNACLE. SWEDEN. Un-  ION   JACK.   CA1UN   NO.   Ii    FRACTIONAL, COLUMBIA FRACTIONAL  and VALENTINE mineral claims, situated in the Osoyoos niinins division of  Yale District.     Where located:   Camp  Hedley.  TAKK   NOTICE Hint  I. Fred M.  Gillespie.  ���������*���������        acting as agent for Duncan Woods, tree  miner's   certificate   No.   H79-J7!!.   intend  sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for  certificates  of  improvement  for the purpose of obtaining  eunvn   grants   of  the above claims.  AND   FU.RTli.KU   take notice Hint nation,  under section .'17. must lie commenced before the  issuance of such Certiticate of   Improvements.  Dated this 27th day of December A. I). lilllli  50-SJ FRKD M GILLKSLMK,  FRESH   MILK  FOR SALE.  Apply to   MRS.   A.  WINKLER,  Next Door to Grand Union Hotel.  s  M  %  %  I  I  S  %  ���������*������  s  i  K  f  S  ������������  *������  K  \%  t  *-  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation tliiun any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   Hist - class.     Rates   moderate.  PKTKRSON DROS & LIN I").  Proprietors.  ������  t?^S������^t?%^^ynRn*^%^ft,^^!������i������%������������%8,������S������������������t  NOTICE.  TVTOTICK IS llKRKBY GIVKX that K) days  iN after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner ol Lauds and Works for permission to purchase one hundred and sixty acres  of third class land situated on the mountain  about ton miles east of Okanagan Fulls. The  said laud is to include and surround a lake  known as Lang Lake, at the head of one of the  tributaries of McLean Creek, in the Similka-  nieen District. The land is required for a reservoir site, and is to bo forty chains square,  commencing at a. east: near Hie proposed dam  site, JAMKS LANG  Dated at V  1007.  per Richard Parkitxnp. Agl.  fairview, this 'J.'lrd day of .(miliary, THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. FEBRUARY  7, MOT.  ���������"LT.i" I'-���������.-��������� JOKES.  Sonic Kn;;li.,!i lloiii.-  i:uli; Onra and a Few  1'r.nii   .1 n s -.-:������1 i;������.  Aii old story re-ioid (after JS'. E.  I.aiiaru;.��������� First JMeeiii.ster (A. J. 13.,);  Wc must gin it up. Alfred.���������Second  Nlei-n.s.cr (A.f L.;���������\Muit; gie up  ^o\i i'7���������l*"ir.st .Meenistei*���������Xue,' nae,  moii.-' t'ietijj the inceiiistr.y.���������I'tinch.  lie���������I'm you've heen careful who  you've- lold of our I'ligageineiit, darling? She���������Oh, yes, dearest. Uve told  everyone,, unci, what's more, I didn't  say 'that it was a secret.������������������Judy.  'j he secretary . of the .I'.ritish ,Dental Association has proposed that a  .demist- shall he atlaclu-d tu each  l.c.a.d Sv-l.oi!. At present the most  severe p- ni;h:::citL that may l:c iti-  llicC'd is a lii'rching.-���������-'iincli..  lie (wildly)'���������Angelina, you're false!  1 say it- to your .teeth! She���������You  rude man! You're no gentleman, or  you wouldn't take anv notice of my  niisfortue;!!���������I'ick-jMe-i'ii.  .'ni'.scri'be'd.���������"What kind of a gfirl.is  she?" "Well, she's the kind of a  g'ir! why will ilirt desperately tor six  months and then want to be a sister to you!"���������Si-.eichy Hits.  Gaining His Wife.��������� Wife���������Here is a  ��������� letter in a pnpoiv, advocating that we  should     eat    eats. iiuslxuid���������How  horrible,  my ,dear!    i'uu^.v   my  eating  you!���������l.'icl-:-.\ie-Up.  Da'i.'-.liti r���������!      lost      my    heiirt   last  ���������.night,. dad.    i   accepted   Mr.   Jlardup.  Duel���������Yo.i   didn't     lose    your     heart.  You . i'liii.st   have- lost   your   head.���������li-  lustrate:!   Lit*.  A Cruel  .test.���������"Have you heard of  t.he joke Certio playe'd oif.voi ng Hiig-  . g-iiis-.'"���������'-'No:    what    was it?"���������"She  married him!"���������ISkelihy Hits.  " 1 i.I you sny Hie master caned you  for aiiK'.vering his ipiestion?" "Y-yes,  pa."���������**il'ni! What was the question.?"���������"Whose pea-thooter it was."  ���������Judy.  A IHIUeult .lob.���������Hiill'.n���������I'm going  to have forty win^s. See that I am  not disturbed. Servant���������Very good,  sir. When shall I call you? RulI'm���������  I'll ring the hell v. hen I want calling.��������� AJIy  Slopcr's   Hall-Holiday.  How, Indeed.���������Mrs. II.���������Her lius-  band simply won't listen to her. .1:1.  ���������How the deuce docs the lucky follow  manage  it?���������Illustrated Bits.  .-liist:':ilia:i.  In- .^Extenuation.���������Oentlcinan���������'Altai,  do you mean by .putting your hand  in my pocket? t.irht-i.n end .nd.-  vidtial���������Excuse me,'.sir: I'm so absent-minded: I. used to ���������h-.iyo a pair  of trowsers 'exactly Iii.e vo.-;rs.���������b.\ d-  ney Town and Country .Journal.  Airs. Newbridge���������i:o you keep- a  cook? Mrs. Oldwed���������N'o. Toes anybody?���������Melbourne Weekly Times.  As Put.���������Mother (to a n.*w nursemaid):���������If you can't keep the children quiet, send them up to me for a  while, and I will sing t0 th.':::.  Nurse���������Oh, that won't do e.nv lo -.::  I've threatened them with that already.���������Sydney Town and ������.. otnitrv  .Journal.  Huniley���������By George. I believe I'm  the greatest fool in the world.  Synnex���������That makes it unanimous.���������  Melbourne Weekly Times.  Merely Sug^'^U'd.��������� '**You l-no'.v that  man Plippe, who claii::s to rend character at. a gUuuv?"��������� ������������������'*���������'.t-."���������"Vs'eH.  he swindled me out of -CI.0."���������*��������� indeed:  J didn't think he ever put his boasted talent to any practical use."���������  Sydney Town and ( o nitry .Journal.-  ".I h-iipi-ck has given tip smoking,  lint   lakes a   eotal   deal   of  v.iit  ��������� h->  el!  power."     **Y(;.':.:     h������s   wife  j 'Melboitriu.'  Weekly  'i'inies.  has   it.' ���������  i o  .'as  tile    e :.;'.-���������.  given     to  | N>!<o:i*������  t'a.'a'Mis signal.  A Toronto gentlenmn while in Eng- |  land recently car..-' upon ih'e history i  of Nelsoii's fanious 'irai'algar signci. j  His host was a connection' of Mr. .... I  Willia:::" Thompson, a desccnthiiit o: j  the oliicer who m-ran.^-e.-l tf.e sigr,.;! ]  'lie.;:-:-.. Air. '!!:>>;. ^on':. contribt.i:. -n j  to tiie con trovers.  :'::���������;:: of the or:..  t...e   !:ig!mi:i!i;v:   as   ,<;i t;..:;:  The      Admiral   :;;:ve      the  tcie;;;-a;:!l    lo    the   \, .';,', If    ili.'c*.    "I\l..'  .ex|-.;-ct.s eicry ir.v.n to" (io ��������� Ii;'.--. dui.\ .  This order was not given out ���������to the  signalling lieiiteii::i:i of the Victory  (who had l.-ccii ('!>aliled. 1 believe)  but, to my grandfather.''Uie late Ceo.  Lewis X.ronne. wh.o was then serving  on   boarrl   the  iin.uship.  The young lieutenant's suggestion,  half hint, half request that "I'l-..^-  land" should he substituted. ������*s that  worfi was in the signal code and  could he run up at onci���������"Nelson"  would require six sets of Hairs, displayed one after the other���������was followed by Nelson's prompt and hearty  reply, "Right. Zronne; that's better."  J have once, or twice seen a curiously garbled version of this little  bit of history, iu which Nelson is  made to have carefully adapted his  words on this occasion to tho reports of the writers of popular songs.  A Costly Miniature.  There    was a sale of   old    prints,  miniatures,  and  curios   at  Christie's  (London)  recently. A big matrix   of  amethyst snuff box brought two hundred   guineas.   A pendant  of   Italian  workmanship,   supposed  to have been  given to the Bishop of    Chester    by  Pope Leo XII., after some brisk bidding, foil to a Father Race for ������150.  The most interesting article   in    the  collection  was a miniature of   Mary  Queen    of    Scots.     This    miniature  shows the Queen in three-quarter face.  She wears a black velvet dress with  draperies   of   dove-grey  lace  overlaid  with gold bands.     The face   is   very  girlish, but the eyes are solemn. The  whito ruff stands out stiffly about tho  beautiful head proudly held, the poor  head pillowed   on the  block  at  last.  Tho miniature,  two inches- long, sold  lor a thousand cuineas.  A  Good,   Safe   I  And  win  Make  Money  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  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to bo one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Cpast-Kootenay Railway ; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  inWMmir"ir.-T;k.l-ir'irai II '  ITWIIIM n il l������flilllllB3Mag������I3ESgEa  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  ... .$400 to $600  Other Streets..   $200 to $400.  .... 1 tH*viTl^....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who Invest Now.  =E=E=Purchase a few Lets before the Railway Comes^^^  For Full Particulars, Maps Etc.,  -APPLY   TO ���������  The Hedley City Townslte Co'y, Ltd.  L   W. SHATFORD, m     -. HPHI   PV      R   C  Secretary and Flanager, uui/UUiv   *-*��������� w.  The MINING  WORLD  Is the most progressive, accurate,  widely read mining journal published. It contains every week  the best articles on mining and  metallurgy as well as the best  news and markets. It is invaluable to mine owner and investor,  and is an unparalleled advertising  medium.  Subscription Price 53.00  Foreign 5.00  Try  ^xvvvxVSVk***^  Vkftoria  Cross   ���������   CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  trft-fc^tltir^^^tltirt^  %  SEND FOR SAMPLE COPY  TO MINING WORLD.  1420 Monadnock Block. CHICAGO  Everyone should take his locai paper,  and, if interested in mining and can  afford it. The MINING WORLD as |  well.   You can get both papers for just %  about the price of one.  Ask your locai K  publisher about it to-day. gj  Notice of Forfeiture.  Keep Poste  On Matters That Interest You  Your local paper is a necessity  to you, financially and socially.  But a NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION, containing- the latest news of the world,  is equally necessary to you. The  "up to date man" will provide  himself with these two essential  features of progress.  In THE TWICE - A - WEEK  EI- OKSSMAN - REVIEW, Spokane, Wash., will be found the  very latest news of the world, its  matter including information on  commerce,    agriculture,  i  i  a?  K  K  i  K  X  K  K  %"  a?  as  as  as  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  Frank   B. McArth'ar,.   -   -.  Manager  3  :������  :3  $  ?  %  .������  X  M  X  I  3  X  X  X  X  X  i  X  X  X  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  'x o Tliciniiis l-'iinjiihiir nnd uny person or poi'sonss  f.o whom ho may havo ���������transferred his interests in the .iVliiplo Leaf and Long Shot i      ....  mineral claims, situated on Dividend Alonn- j politics,  tain,   in   tho   Osoyoos Mining Division of [ ,.,;���������������������������    i4<._������������������4...������������������    ������������������    n   ������������������   iv.  vale District. ! saining, literature, as well as the  ���������yoU are hereby required to take notice that ) local   happening's   in   the  States   Of  1     1 have expended for assessments nnd for | -kt_.. j.       ^._    _        t.t   i  _     ������������������������������������������������,���������-.. i_  rwordinsj certificates of work done on the  tiliove claims, the sum of three hundred and  forty-live dollars and ttfty cents  (S:{lo.;VI), Ix'inir an expenditure necessary to  (���������liable mc to hold said claims, and yoti are  hereby required to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure, together with  all costs of advertising. If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within sixty days from date of first publication  of this notice in' tho Hedley Gazette, your interest will become vested in rue. your co-owner,  under the provisions of tho ���������'Mineral Act and  Amending Acts."  Dated this !)tli day of November, liKJfi.  W. J. GAKHUTT.  31-J  I Iiave found a tried and tissteil cure for Uhou-  mutism! Not ft remedy that will straighten Mi*  (i\iir>rti-ci limbs of chronic orippli.-s. nor turn Ixviy  %���������.-������������������������������������;.'..:. :..-.:!���������: lo ilosh nsam. Thiit is iinuossi!>!-\  ;; ;'..������������������'. :;���������.'.'.' suiv.lr kill the pains and pua^'j of  tl...i i'.' p'on;ble dixeiiso.  'a f.;.'r:imny���������with n Chemist in the City -n  Diiriiintiiflt���������I found the last ingredient "' '  wiiicli Dr. Shoop's Khoumsitie Keinedy was :nace  n p-rfeeted, dnpeiuliibli! prescription. 'SV'.'.'itr.it  that last- iiigrodifiit. 1 succitssfiilly tri'iifi't' ���������.������������������.r.\y,  i:i*i::y ������!���������������.���������>of Kh'.MiniMtisin: butiiow. i:t \>'r: ���������  fori'dy eon's nil curable cases of tin-. no.'. ���������������������������������������������>���������''���������!������������������!  nuic'o dr.'ii.ded disease.   Those sn;iri-:.i :���������;: n...i-,.:r  wastes, found iiucheiiinntic Mood sec n *.o Ii e  iind pass si way imdor tho ������icth> i c.' tl'.l.* ."������������������ i)��������� i;- ������.i  freely as cVies ������iigisr when nddi^d *-o ;"��������������������������������������������� ��������� ,.r.  AndH'.en. vh"ii rlissoiv.'d, tbesi p;iiSiii:o,:'. '.-i- ���������;  freely puss  irfin lilt; s������leiii. ������ i .  w.ie    i" ��������� ��������� of  Kheuiii.iiisa. '.s go.io forcvi'f.    J' ��������� is ntrv no  real need���������no actual exciuit to suifv r longer ���������.. :m-  outhelp.   AYe sell, and in confidence rccoinumnd  Dr. Shoop's  Rheumatic Remedy  JOHN  LOVE.  Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and the province of British  Columbia. In addition, its col-  ur..;-.3 for women, its popular  science articles, its short and continued stories, its "Answers to  Correspondents'' and '' Puzzle  Problems" combine to form a  home newspaper that at $1.00 per  year can nowhere be excelled.  ITS  ADVERTISING  VALUE.  Perhaps you havo something to sell������������������  farm, a team, farm machinery. Tou may  wl.sh to buy something. The best possible  way to communicate with people who wish  to buy or sell Is by inserting a srriall advertisement  in  Tho  Spokesman-Review.  Farmers, stockmen, lumbermen and miners take  the TWICE-A-WEEK.  If you wisli to reach business men and  newcomers, use the DAILY or SUNDAY  .Si'dCESMAN-nEVIEW.  THE   TWICE-A-WEEK  RATES   ARE  Ten   cents  per  lino   each  insertion.   Count  fix   words  to  a  Une.  THIS    I>AILY    AND    SUNDAY    RATE    FOR  (JONSEQUTIVE    INSERTIONS.  First  Class  m  Every  liospect.      Commercial- and  Mining  Headquarters of. the Keremeos and'Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stau'e   Line.  KEREMEOS,  1  1 time  30c  2 times  45c  3 times   ......... 60c  1 time  40c  2 times  COc  3 times    SOc  THE   SUNDAY   ALONE  Ten   cents  per  line   each   Insertion.   Count  six   words   to   a  line.  ADDRESS i  THE   SPOKESMAN-REVIEW,  Spokane, Wash.  Write your adv. plainly, enclosing amount  in stamps or money order for number of  Insertions desired, and state whether you  wish   ad-r.   Inserted   In   Daily,   Sunday     or  T>**������-a-W������k.  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  From March 1st, W>7, W. E. Wolby'.s St.-igu will have  connection with tin* Great Northern Ha.ilwav atOi oville.  Leave Hedley at (5.80 *i. m.  "    Keremeos 11.80 a. m.  "   White Lake 2.00 p. in.  "'   Fairview  4.00 n. in.  Arrive at Oroville 0.00 p. in.  Return Tuesdays ;iiid Saturdays.  Leave Oroville at.  "     Fairview...  Arrive at Hedlev.  n.'iH) a. m.  8.00 a. in.  .0.80 p. in.  Fare from Hedley to Oroville $8.00  Fare from Hedley to Fairview $(i.0()  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor  A beautiful drive over the beat of roads.  Kant  Stock  and   the   best  of Drivers.  Kxprews  i  eontrt   per  lb.   to   Oroville.  KxprcHs  i  cents   per  lb.  to Fairview.

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