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 1 /'  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VI.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1910.  NUMUKR  4.  Dr. C. A. JACKSdN  DENTIST  [18. years, practice in Vancouver^]  S. 0. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON/     -   " -      B. C.  ������y  -I  R'tf  W. H..T. GAHAN  <������������������ .  <    v   ���������,     ������������������.-,"���������  Barrister,' Solicitor, -'.   <,  ���������"     Notary Public, Etc.  Murk Block  penticton,*  ' -     -'    B. c.  .-������-���������  TT-t 1-  W I'  '*'-'. ''-  T. W. EDMONDS* '  I "i-Insurance'and " r< ������     ;- <  General Agent'  Agent for The Gkkat Wbst Likk Insurance .COMPANY.  PENTICTON,  B. C.  .Geo. H. B.roughton  B.C. & D1L.S., Graduate S.P.S.  ���������       ,   *   '        >/   ���������  Civil'Engineer "arid Land Surveyor  Wade Block, Penticton.  G. MILBURN '  BRICKLAYER   AND  'PLASTERER.  IS l'KEl'AHKD .*TO A*T$TKNn,TOiANV '  WORK IN Tlils'XlNK -.-'-���������      " "* "  THOSE      ItEQUIRING'    CI1IMNEVS  15U1LT *>rAV,riAVE THE WORK  ��������� DONE IN GOOD SHAPE  HEDLEY      -     and. .^   -KEREMEOS.  STR  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  Al Barnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  . ,,/NOTARY   PUBLIC -i'  Corivcyanccr.'SKcai 'Estate'."-Mines,  !���������������������������;��������� .Crcwnj Grants:; Applied.: For  .- -.-;��������� v.-|Undcr.>Ijai������d\Act..;ahd;:-'.'      .1  ���������i .'..���������:.-,'.-' Mineral .'Act. ��������� ;-,":'���������" ��������� ���������' '.."       -���������  Agent for:  ;:* Mutual Life of Canada. ...  ������������������'Hudson' Bay Insurance Co.;  ^ Columbia Firo Insurance Co. "...  1 'Calgary Fire Insurance Co.''.  -' -"*jOndoh''&: Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  "Ocean Accident'and Guarantee .Co.  ��������� '������������������United-Wireless Telegraph Col  Office  at   HEDLEY,   b/c.   !  Grand Union  Hotel��������� -  HEDLEY, B, C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A: WINKLER, Proprietor  R, H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C.  Speech .from, Throne a Comprehensive Document���������In-  , ���������L teresting Debate on  /       >    Address.       "  STANDING COMMITTEES  DRAFTED.  ���������Opposition' at Sixes and Sevens on the  Question  .of-'Leadership ��������� Parker  / Williams'   Attacks /Earl Grey  and  ;, Strathpona-^Imporiant _, Bills   Beirig  Introduced. '.**������������������', rv *  HOSPITAL, MEETING  Attendance ' Not Large ���������Some   Matters  Left in Abeyance for Larger  Representation  NECK AND NECK  One' Majority and Not Decided Which  ' Will Have It  VISIT FROM M. K. RODGERS.  After rending of speech, from tin*)  throne which'.'outlined a session of  more thuhordinary interest, two able  addresses ,were made' Lby Ernest Miller  and Frank W. Mackenzie respectively^  the '.mover' and seconder of the address  The first gun fire'd from the opposition  side was''by Parker*-'Williams who  tried tb attract some attentiofrto himself by making a violent attack on  Earl Grey and on Lord Strathcona;  also a bitter attack upon the mover of  the address; whose or owhmpr;offence in  Parker. WiHidms1* "eyes -was thnt'he  had defeated* a socialist.,  ,      -      ,  On the opposition side so far as the  Liberals areconcernedH.iO. Brewster  is the leader, but he is without a following,-'the'othei1 member elected as a  Liberal, John Jardine, having cast in  his lot with the 'sdcialists'so far as the  'proceedings m the 'house are concerned, accepting the leadership of J.-H.  Hawthornthwaite.  ', The standing Committees were  drafted as follows:  -.:Private bills and standing orders���������  Messrs. Ross;, Mackay, Shatford,  Thomson,* * ^McGuire, - Brewster and  Jardine. ...'.. ���������  ; Mining���������Messrs. Schofield, Callahan;  Braden, Wright, Mansbh '(Cb'iriox) Ca-  rv'eriV.l:HHrr:t'eir,' J'icfcsbhy' 'Mackay,; Mc-  Donald-'and Williams.  RaHways���������Messrs. Macgowan, Caw-  ley,'1. Fraser,-*Caven, Braden, Clifford,  'Brewsfei**,''.'.',.'JaVdine, Williams and  Ha*wtliorn.thwaite. .  ^bH.c*'ti)c'dtHifa't^VMessrs. Davey, Tis-  d-Alij'Fraseri'Manson (Skeena), Parson',  arid- Hawthorrith wai te.  :*-'''-���������AgricultiVre-^Messi-s' Shatford, Shaw  Gallahaji, HitvwHrd;-Jackson, Mackenzie; 'Ciiwley; Jardin.e-;arid' Williams.*.  ': Municipal������x rtiatters'���������Messrs:! '��������� Hay-  Wiird? Manson (Sk^eria)' Gifford, B'a^ey,  BehnSeriv^ Cawley,!ii:Ma61{en������i4,r*Miller,  'Wirtsdn, -Schcifieldi^''-W-iiglit,- Brewster  arid'-Jiirdine^-'1'^-   ���������*"*-->>;;:'���������.:-..-lJ;\-'*-:-.-:--.';i-  Printing���������McPhillips, Parson, Man-  son (Dewdney)/ -Watson and*1 Jardine.  Mi. Bowser gave';nbivice:'that' on!  Wednesday he would ask leave td introduce the followingirieasures': :!  ' :-Abill entitled an iict to'aniend the  Notaries Appointinentect.      ���������  ' *������������������ ���������  : A bill entitled ah act to amend the  Cdi-onors' act.' '��������� :  *     :   " : ::  A bill entitled an act to Provide for  the Establishment of Juvenile Courts.  The annual, general meeting of the  Hedley Hospital was held inFratei-  irity, h,*ill oil /rueSday evening 25th  inst., as provided in the by-laws of the  association. The attendance on the  occasion was' not what might. have  '   1       i r  been expected jiidging(from the interest lateiy displayed. t That the night  was inconvenient for some there was  ample evidence near home, but it was  scarcely to be expected that this  should be the reason to account for  the absence of so many that might  have'been there. I  Owing to the small 'representation  the-meeting did not feel at liber ty--to  deal with-matters out of the usual  routine and consequently they confined their attention to the election of  officers and matters * "of a routine  nature.  In election of the officers for the ensuing year no changes , were made  further than to substitute T. C. Reve-  ly-for G. P. Jones as the representative from the Nickel Plate mine, but  Mr. Jones will continue to work with  the Board as before. The directors  elected were: Arthur Clare, T. C.  Revely, L.'G. MacHattic, F.H. French,  T. *H. Rotherham, R. S. Collin and  R. G. Shier.  The treasurer's report was submitted as follows:  Year ending 31st. December 1909  Balance on hand at dale of  last annual meeting   No recepits and no expendi  The,last few days' polling which  was mostly from Scotch ridings  brought up the government even with  the Unionists again; but if they are to  have, a majority at all over the nationalists and Laborites it cannot exceed  one.? j     ,, '  ,���������       STANDING OK PARTIES  Unionists 271 gains 120  Liberals 272 gains   23  Nationalists... ,70,gains     0  Labor...' 40 gains     2  Independent Nationalists 10 gains".., 7  Total-seats, 670. ,     N       >       '  Still,to be'polled, 7. )  ESTIMATED FINAL STANDING ,  Unionist ' 274  Liberals -. -..-....- 273  Nationalists ,.  72  Labor!.' .'  41  Independent Nationalists  10  Coalition*majority over Unionists..122  Coalition ,majority over Unionists  and Independent Nationalists 102  Is Well   Pleased   With   Appearance   of  Things Around Nickel Plate.  ,$ 7.65  NEW MACHINERY COMING  Extensive Improvements in Plant to be  "'   ''      Made at Once  tures.i    Balance on-hand.at 31st De  cember, 1909.  7.55  Since the 31st Dec. however the  following additions have been made  to the funds of the Society. ���������"  Subscription from the'Daly  Reduction Co., Ltd... ...'..$ 500.00  Subscription   from   Hedley  Mason ic Lodge......'......  Sub. from Mi*. E.A.C. Studd  ! : through Miss MacLeari:....  Subscription from Mr. Arthur  ��������� ���������;���������''H.' Ransohie,' Keremeos....  Subscription from H. Webb.  ��������� * Sundry- subscriptibns;-.. ..*;..  ' Profce'eds: from sale of tickets  r -for thevHospital ball, 215  - at .j'*'.. *-*...' '��������� *.-.-. >-.'.-'. .:>. iv..  Add-balance on hand at 31st     ��������� ' '  Dec:i909.:.. I....;......-.       7.S5  5O.C0  100.00  5.00  5.00  '2.00  ais.oo  $1309.55  STUTTZ THEATRE COMPANY  OH THE NASTY MAN I  Jim  Hill Blames  Housewives for   High  Cost of Living.  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hodlcy Lodge No. 43; A. F. & A. M.,  .are hold on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  H. D. BARNES,  Secretary  ARTHUR CLARE  W. M  E. A. C. STUDD  JIAKOI.D MAYNK' DALV  STUDD & DALY,  Members Vancouver Stock Exchange  Real Estate,  Insurance, Stock, Loan  and Mortgage Brokers  728 Hastings Street W.  Opposite Now Post Oilieo  1'. O, BOX 900  Vancouver, - - B. C.  New Yorks, Jan. 28.���������James J. Hill  one of the first to issue a warning  against national extravagance, said today that half the problem of the high  cost of living lies in the discretion of  the housewife'.  "If a housekeeper," said Mr. Hill,  "instead of standing in front of si telephone to order the family: supplies,  would go to market and learn what  foods'iue cheapest and what are dear,  there would be less of this kind of  talk. As I have said before, the high  cost of living is the cost of living  high."  Mr. Hill denied that there is any industrial and financial uneasiness over  the attitude of the government toward corporations. Asked to what he  attributed the depression of the stock  market, he answered laconically,  "Hysteria."  An attempt is being made to forum  new state to be callad Siskiyou, out of  Northern California and Southern  Oregon.  The J. G.  and Aggie Marion Stuttz  Go. completed a- three nights engagement''in Hedley on - Saturday night  last, -and made a "host offriendsher*e  who were delighted  with the entertainment  they provided.    The building used was  Shatford's hall  which  afforded-better facilities1 for staging  the various 'pieces its well as  giving  more'ioom for larger audiences.   The  play on the first night was a unique  production  with an   interesting plot  and-offering   room   for   diversity   of  histrionic  talent and was one  of the  cleanest from a  moral  point of view  that wo'have seen among modern productions.     It  was  played  under the  name  "Was She  to Blame"  and was  compiled  for and   in a great measure  by Mr.  Stuttz himself,*-and-the name  was changed here to   "Till Death Do  We Part".     The reason  -Mr.   Stuttz  made the change: (and it meant a considerable loss to him to do so inasmuch  as  he  had a large  sum   laid  out in  printed' matter* under  that name) was  that he had frequently been annoyed  in    hearing remarks   which   showed  him that in the minds of more people  than  he cared   to  own   there  was a  tendency to read into tho name a sug-  gestiveness of evil that was altogether  unwarranted.     The acting of   J.   G.  Stuttz and of  his wife  who took   the  part of leading lady was   the   main  feature   of   all performances,    while  their children, a precocious little chap  of 4  years and  his sister  two  years  older, showed marked cleverness and  careful  training and  their* specialties  formed an  interesting feature of each  night.    The  troupe numbers fourteen  and  the members  thereof gave   fair  support to the leading roles.   The play j  While one of the old steam com-  pressors-in the power house was being  moved on to a foundation prepared  for it in. another -location, to make  room for, new machinery that is coming, the work at the mine was. shut  down for tlnee or four days but was  resumed at thebeginniria; of this week.  Word . has' been, recei ved at the  works'that the new machinery will be  here on the 8th and an erecting engi-  gineer- is coming.- with it to sec up and  start it-in operation. ^Meanwhile the  two old^ steam. compressors , and a faiv  head of water up at the lake may keep  everything moving as before while the  new machinery is being stalled, for it  is estimated that there is water  enough remaining to keep going dur-  February if-it does not turn in too  cold again.   .        -,���������  ���������  The machinery that is coming in  and the hew plant:to be installed is  partially, a re-modeling of the presen t  water.- power compressor, ��������� which is to  be re-arranged and fitted with steam  cylinders. -The:hew equipment when  completed will ��������� be a 17x36 .cross compound, Corliss^ condensing steam air  compressor* connected with the original water wheel and available to be  used as an ..all water : machine  when there is water enough, all steam  when'there- is no water as in the case  of a break in the: .flume; and partly  water and partly!steam, when the  water supply gets short.  StiHAhead.  First Golfer (who is beating the  curate ' all' hollow)���������"Never mind,  Sander's. You wait till you are saying  the burial service over my grave."  Sanders���������"But, my good man, even  then it will be your hole."  on  the second   night   was   the  time  honored production of Rip Van Winkle  which Joe Jefferson made famous and  in this also Mr. Stuttz made a decided  hit,   leaving little room  for improvement while Mrs.  Stuttz was a most  effective Gretchen  and   the girl who  took  the    part of Meenie   did  some  clever* work iii   this as  well as  in the  performances   of  the   first   and   last  nights.   There were very fair houses  each   night,   which   was scarcely to  be expected,  coming so shortly  after  the hospital ball,  but in  view of the  largeness of the company  it is questionable   whether they managed   to  make  it do much more than pay expenses, with   the houses   they   had.  Their visit  was certainly enjoyed by  play-goers and it is hoped that Hedley  may have a visit from them again.  A welcome visitor to Hedley last  week was,Mr. M. K. Rodgers of Seattle, who took a run up to Hedley to  get a hieatii of good healthy Similkji-  meen air, and to take back Mis Rodgers who had been spending a couple  of weeks visiting' hei lather and  mother.  ��������� Mr.. Rodgers is looking for more  activity in minim; in this province  during the present year than has been  seen for. *-,ome time and he expects the  district around Portland canal' to come  in for a veritable boom owing to the  keen interest that is now being taken  in the deposits of that locality and the  attention they are attracting from  mining investors.  -'  Mi.  Rodgers appealed  particularly  well pleased with  the way the Nickel  Plate has responded  to   the   development work which has been done during the last four months, the fiist real  development which the mine had rhad,  apart from ore extraction,  for years.  The policy of the new company in the  matter of   development    appaiently  suits him down .to   the   ground.   To  him it   was not only gratifying  but  amusing  to compute the present mine  maps with those of a iye.ii* ago.      Although the gtourid  is just the same,���������  where the maps.of a year ago showed  "no ore," they now give  much  more  palatable   information    of    nice   ore  bodies of good  pay  values  that were  theie all the time but were  not to  be  found because the management knew  too much.    It is often a very bad thing  in mining when people get to know so  much that they fancy that.ore htrs no  right to be any place where they think  it should .not'be; but happily tliat way  of looking at. things is a thing  of  the  past on the Nickel Plate, and the manager in charge instead of oeing hedged  about with restrictions is encouraged  to use his judgment and experience of .'  the   property,   together   with  advice  and suggestions   from  his  principals  who are practical capable men  themselves.  Regarding the camp as a whole, Mr.  Rodgers has implicit faith in its future  and thinks  that  the   Department   of  Mines should issue a  special   bulletin  on the camp and its possibilities.     He  is well satisfied with the mining laws  of the province, anil hopes  to see the  Premier continue iu his resolution  to  head off any. tinkering with the Mining Act.   As regards   fees,  he thinks  British Columbia is getting a bigger-  return from their mineral  lands,than  any  country,   he    kiiows of,  and yet  mining mem are  not complaining in  view of the  protection   that is given  them and the clean cut way in which  business is done.  Neither doeo he take  any   stock    in    these    agitations   to-  increase the taxes on mineral lands so  as to bear harder on . the  prospector-  who, he thinks, is now bearing his full  share of the load. On the contrary, he  thinks     that    every   encouragement  should he shown the   prospector,  and  if a   hundred or two  more  of   them  could be induced to come in   here  and  prospect, the province  would be  well  repaid for any encouragement which  might be given them.    In this connection he was also of the impression that  there, was  no better field for the prospector than right here in Camp   Hedley and vicinity.    If a hundred of the  men  who   had  made Goldfields   and  other Nevada   camps   famous   after  others  had    been    walking   over the  ground for twenty years could be  induced to spend, a few seasons prospecting   this   vicinity,    as   it   shonld   be  prospected, he  thought their chances  excellent.    So f-tr as holding up capital by asking  high prices and giving  insufficient time to investigate is  concerned, he didn't think the prospector  was as bad   as  the middlemen.    The  day is past when   men pay out  much  money for unproved mineral  claims  without.getting ample opportunity to  Expensive Living  "An operation will cost you $500."  "And is it absolutely necessary ?"  "You cannot live without   It."  "Say, Doc, the  high  cost of living  can't all be blamed on the tariff,    can  it?"  Why shouldn't some of our coltish  young rivrrs in the wild and wooly  west go on the spree occasionally  when old staid fluvial patriarchs like  the Seine, Tiber and A1110 are indulging in high jinks?  ���������HHB THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE,  FEBRUARY 3, 1910.  Gte %*d!cy Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssuert on Thursdays, by the Hudi.kv Gazuttk  Piu.vri.vi;���������A.vi>.l>i;ni;iynCs'G Company:.*.*  LiMiTKii.  jit. Hedlcv. 15. (>.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year. St-UKi  "   (United States) :.  'IM  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������C'ertiileates of 'improvement, etc.  $7.00 for (50-day notices, and $5.00 for SO-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding- one  inch, SI.00 for one insertion, -US cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������Ono inch per month  ������1.25; over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, $1.00  per inch per month. To constant ad vertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will bo changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  the  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the ollico by noon on Tuesday to .secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW. Manas-inst Editor.  Full Moon  25  Last quar:  . .   3  m'  New  First  Moon  11  quar.  ���������IS.  n������S*  191C  .  JAN.  1910  Sun.  Mon.  Tutis. Wed'  Thu. Fr  . Sat.  ,  l  2  .3  A  .-    .' **  6  7  8  9  10 ���������-..  ii  12  .13  14  15  10  if  18  ."' 10  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  .29  30  31  1  CONSERVATION  SENTIMENT GROWS.  Those whobelieve thatthis country's  future depends largely on careful conservation of its natural resources (and  who is there ..who has .^giyen. any attention to the question.. can believe  * otherwise) have reason to feel keenest  satisfaction at the evidence on all  sides not only that the sentiment is  growing but also that the time for*  talking is at last reaching the time for  action.  More attention is being paid to tiie  subject by the press of both Canada  and the United States, but much of  this, so fa;- as British Columbia is concerned, has been forced by public an-  ' noiineemcuts, along those, lines; on "the  part of leading legislators, prominent  among whom is -"our own Premier,  .McBride, who made it a vital question  by giving it the prominence of a reference in the speech from the throne,  ;uid followed this lip with a cleaV-cut  declaration of policy in his admirable  hour and a half speech on the address.  Then too, it begins to look as if the  Dominion government which has been  more 'or less friendly in the past and  deserving of some credit for what  little they have already been doing in  the way of encouraging forestry, is  likely to take more advanced ground  in the near future as evidenced by  Sifton's outspokenness at the conservation convention in Ottawa a few  days ago, in which he admitted the  government's responsibility to compel  the railway companies to look after  Ares along the line of their roads. The  greatest hindrance to effective aid  from federal sources was the extent  to which certain departments were  subservient to the army of spoliators  eternally on the move for franchises  and concessions that belong to the  rieople, an influence ever powerful to  crush out any obstaele placed in their  way as witness the removal of Pinchot  in the United States; and if our federal  executive can once break away from  it and resolve to guard the interests of  the people the cause of conservation  will be almost won.  Two immediate aims lie before the  friends of conservation. One is to  protect existing forests from further  spoliation and the other* is to repair as  far as possible by reforestation the  losses already caused. It was evidently with both those aims in view that  Premier McBride outlined the work  which he regarded as.ly.iug near-est at  handfor him and -his government. To  protect the ��������� existing, .fqi*ests and use  tbeir forest wealth scientifically.;und  at the same time observe the vested  riglits of holders of tiinber.lands was  the problem that lay before thu.government of British Columbia. The  present tenure in these timber lands  is a twenty.-one year leasehold, thus  nn'.king it necessary for the holders to  strip the land of its timber within  that time or lose all -opportunity of  gain from their present holdings.  What the Premier indicated might be  done is to extend the term of leasehold indefinitely pending the report  of the special forestry commission,  and by means of the information obtained therefrom, decide '-upon-"what  re--frictions should be placed-;iupon  lumbermen'' in the cutting of; timber  from their holdings, as well as'enact  more' stingent regulations to' protect  tl.ie. forests from further losses liy fire  and reclaim by reforestation some of  the wastes laid bare by fire :a������d by  the-greedy lumberman. '-.'  ���������'*  There.'is' no   reason   why   scientific  'cutting- and i-ebu-esiatipii  should  not  g<i'.im   together.     No'"fair-minded in  tclligcnt 'lumberman should  object to  a regulation which would prevent him  from  cutting a   tree that  had,riot attained   almostits full growth,   and for  every such  tree  lie cuts,  require him  to plant  two young   trees.   'If this In;  done,  and  the  various   governments  take  hold of  the work  of forestry as  they should,   a few   decade's"should  suffice to see not only a vaJst increase  in  the forest wealth  of the country,  but also increased  volume of,water in  the streams thus adding vastly to the  wealth   of   the    country, fby;   giving  abundance of pure water and cheap  power ail  the year around.     Surely  this is an  end^which should enlist the  sympathy and co-operation qf, jail good  citizens. '-"~.i. *������..������������������  ���������       '      - '-'    i ' '  NEW      ������  zealanJd  HOTEL  . #     ������     *     ������      ������ ��������� -  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  PALA6E  biveru, Feed & Sale Stables  74 Years in Buslnes  ;   Ha\Ze You  &.  Bank Account  Capital and Reserve Over $7,000,000  The money is safer in  the Bank than in your,  house or pocket.  A Checking Account provides a safe and convenient"  way of paying your bills, as each cheek issued returns to  you as a receipt. ��������� ""'      .  A Savings Account keeps growing all the time, with  Interest compounded at highest current rates.  Hedley Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager'  HEDLEY, B.,0.  ir A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company,  wo o D  Phone 11.  FOB   SALE!  INNIS  BROS. Proprietor*.  fl. J. KING k GO.  The Butchers, Hedley  ���������  We do not belong to the  Beef Trust nor are we  wholly opposed to Vegetarianism, consequently,  we keep'on hand  of all kiiids and the necessary  Vegetables  to go '  with them.  Vol.  pages.  . The New Edition of tho ' .  COPPER HANDBOOIC.  VIII,   issued. May,  1909,. contains  1500  with nearly"50 per cent.'more matter  .   ���������    .       - .        P  than the preceding .edition. The chapters  with mine descriptions and on statistics  have been carefully revised and the bulk of  the matter therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapter.  COVERING: Copper History. Geology.  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Imparities, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conccdcdly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK ON COPPER.  The Copper Handbook contains, in this new.,  and greatly . enlarged edition, about 50 per  cent, more matter* than' the Bible���������though  not necessarily a 'better book'-'bocause of its  greater bulk. It is filled with EACTS of vital  importance to  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER .  PRICE:   85.00 in buckram with gilt top, or  ������7.50 in full library morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  hut order the book sent you, all carriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suite. Can  you afford not to see the book and judge for  yourself of its value to you?  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEYENS  661  SHELDEN   BUILDING, HOUGHTON,  GIVE US YOUR ORDERS  Phone No. 4.  flJiNGfrGO.  ���������^w^*.*^*****^  February Sale  Dry Goods and  Men's Furnishings  We are selling out our stock  at a great reduction,,. to make  room for new  Spring.Goods.  J. A. SCHUBERT, hedley  '    '      i'' '  - *   '  '  x  x  I  ALWAYS    GOOD   AND   FRESH  THE MEAT YOU GET YXXML S  EDMONDS, THE BUTCHER  ,:   ^NOTICE'   ..  <.   .-..,'-. . ���������'('     A,.:..    .        ���������*....,  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Disrarcr ok Yat.e.  MICH. V. S. A.  15  TENDERS  OEALKI) TENDERS will bo received by the  ���������^ undersigned until the 5th day of February  1910, for the construction of a building 30 feet  by 30 feet.  Plans and specifications may be seen at the  ofllee of the Hedley Gazette. The lowest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.  VERMILLION FORKS MINING &  DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd.  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that,two months  after .date I intend to apply to the Chief  -Commissioner.- of Lands for'pel mission to purchase the following described land, situate on  Dog Lake in the' Okahag'an' District in the Similkameen .Division of-Yale District and described as follows: *���������-'���������''     .**'���������.  Commencing at a post where ��������� the southerly  boundary, of L6tl61 intersects the east boundary  of the'Columbiari and'Western Railway Right  of Way; thence southerly following the easterly boundary of said Columbian and. Western  Railway Right of Way one mile more or'less to  the point where the northerly boundary of Lot  337 intersects the said Right of Way; thence  due west to the easterly shore line of Dog  Lake; thence northerly following the sinuosities of the said Dog Lake to a point due west  from the point of commencement; thenceduc  east to the point of commencement. ,_;,-. -,  Dated the 15th day of November, A.D. 1909.  W.J. WATERMAN  Agent for  Charles Joseph Locwen  MORTGAGE SALE  UNDER and'by .virtue of the powers contained in a certain mortgage which will be  produced at the time of sale there will be offered for saie by puplic auction by Henry H.Avery,  auctioneer, lit-  AVERY &' AVERY'S OFFICE.  in the  TOWN OF PRINCETON  British Columbia, on  THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY 17th, 1910  at the hour of two q'clook in the afternoon tho  following property:  Lots 4 and 5 in Blook 1, in tho Ready Cash  Mineral claim addition to Hedley City, and  also Lot Ia, in Block 3. according to map 107,  Hedley Townsite.  For terms and conditions of sale opply to the  auctioneer, or to Bowser. Held & Wallbridgo,  solicitors. Vancouver, B. C.  Dated this 1th day of January. 1910.  i  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, and |  Poultry;  Also Vegetables and Other Accessories  ���������y.V  t^^^MI^WWKKWK^^^  }{u f^u V'ice*/  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that thirty days after date,  ���������*��������� I, John Lind will apply to the Superintendent of Provincial police, F. S. Hussey, for  permission to transfer the iicence of the Great  Northern Hotel, Hedley, to Thomas Bradshaw.  JOHN LIND.  Hedley. B. C. Dec. 1st, 1909.  SNAP IN REAL ESTATE  THE UNDERSIGNED will sell his house  ���������*��������� and lot on Daly avenue. House will be  sold cither furnished or unfurnished. A speedy  sale is wanted as seller is removing to Alberta  and the first satisfactory applicant will got it.  The house and lot aro improved and in every  way a desirable residence.  JOHN LIND  ADVERTISE   IN   THE    GAZETTE  TAKK NOTICE, that thirty days after date.  ���������*��������� I, Thomas Walsh, of Bridesvillc,.intend  to apply to the superintendent of provincial  police, F. S. Hussey, for a retail liquor license  for the Bridesvillc Hotel, located at Bridesvillc  B. C.  TIIOS. WALSH  Bridesvillc, October Mt.h, 1909.  Try  .xvvvcv\V-VV������?fc.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  The Victor and Berliner Gramophones  Stand Alone  With a Victor or Berliner Gramophone you will have  the world's best music, interpreted by the world's  greatest artists, always at your command.  Sold on easy payments if desired.  NEW DOUBLE SIDED RECORDS-90c. for the two.  Send 90c. and 10c. postage for sample Record.  Berliner Gram-o-phone Co., Limited  Montreal.  '///tin, Agents Wanted Everywhere.  Pi������i^l^%K,._ 109  We are the Western Distributors of B. C.    of   Victor Talking Machines, Beliner Graphemes and  Records  DYKE, EVANS ������> CALLAGHAN  536 Hastings St., Vancouver.  L. C. ROLLS <& CO.  Agents for Hedley, Keremeos and Princeton.  '.( !'  . THE HEDIliiY GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 3, 1910.  ���������j  1  I '���������������:���������"- ���������  #'��������� r  Town and Distrirt.  Hill Innis has been  on the sick list  /.'this week. '"',/*��������� J '  ' O. H.' Curie,, of Keremeos A\as a visi-  v   tor in town.on Mqnday.  M. K. Rodgers and wife went out  on Sunday in Mr. Morgan's piivate  car.   - i  Mrs. M. F. Caldwell has moved her  fancy store from Naramata to Penticton.  Tho weather during the past few  days looks more favorable for the ice  crop. " ' '  Blank receipts, bound and perforated, dirt cheap at the City Drug and  Bookstore. '  Dr. McEwen is having his furniture  .' brought up from Keremeos and if.  gradually getting settled.  Mrs, Low, of Keremeos, and her son  Richard, Low, of "Victoria, weie in  town on Friday last.  J. J. McDonald has already made  considerable headway on his right-of-  way contract above'Princeton.  Mr. A. Pleasance expects to go to  Vancouver in a few days to look'after  some real estate interests which he  has there.  Herhert dure left on Monday's train  with his wife and. child for England  and is not sure whether he will be  back again to B. C. or not.  David Keefe, who has been spending  a few months with his sister and  brother-in-law. T. H. Rotherham, left  yesterday for his home in Nelson.  Superintendent Morgan's* private  car made a run up the line on Monday.  Mr. Morgan was accompanied by D.  C. Kennedy, of the head office staff,  St. Paul.  Most of the Nickel Plate miners took  advantage of the temporary shutdown  to spend a few days in town arid thus  help to shorten up the period of snow-  wading.  The Orangemen,, of Princeton, "are  holding a smoker to-morrow evening;  February 4th, at which a boxing contest will be one of the features. Tickets  are $1.50.  The Great Northern are stickinur out  for the full pound of flesh aud refuse  to reduce the rate on coal from Princeton to Hedley below ���������the price formerly'named of $1.15 per ton.  Dr. Whillans was not. enamored ; of  the appearance of Prince Rupert and  has decided to settle in' Victoria instead.. This week his furniture was  shipped to him from Hedley consign;  ed to Victoria.   ���������  .,' Gofdenrod is conling,'ihore in use for  office stationery. "The"Gazette has it  in-a nice grade of, Jjjpan Bond in gol-  denrod with envelopes to -match.  ,       . j    :        (**,**������������������  1 - Hugh-Hunter, government   agent  .Princeton,, was in town on\Saturday, ���������.  on one of his periodical tax-collecting  trips. He now travels' by the Jim Hill  trains and the sight of his Irish jaunting car will soon fade from the  memory of Similkameen dwellers.  Why not donate it to some historical  society as a memento of early transportation methods' in the Similka-  mepn, -,,'-���������>       e,   ,  ;;-/    *'i .-./' KEEP YOUR EYES ON .  "  CAMP HEDLEY-  ��������� 'P  WATCH IT GROW  Dr. McEwen has so far proved about  the best customer the Great Northern  have for* local passenger traffie. ,His.  practice at Keremeos has'Compelled:  him to makeja good many trips up  and down the line.  The ladies of Hedley .are ' requested  to meetin the Union Hall on Friday  afternoon at 2:30, sharp, to organize  an auxiliary lo; the Hospital:* Come  every one. Officers will be elected,  and plans for workdiscussed. :  r'r '.' * - .'-'"   -i'-:, **" ..   ���������-.'������������������ h .'-, : *���������", '-'   . .'*' v ':   ' '   ��������� ^'  ��������� One of the actresses of' the 'J. G;,aiid  ..- Aggie Marion Stuttz theatre compahy  was taken ill from a severe attack of  lagrippe and,was uiisible to take part  in any of the performances here. A  severe cold ^contracted ;in the drive  . over from Penticton was :the prime  cause.' .-, ������������������"'       '" ���������' ���������'  The station gang are rushing their  .work as quickly, as possible rand already a great improvement has been  "effected in this building "of the platform which facilitates,the handling of  freight and baggage arid ' makes it  much easier to get on and .oft' the  trains.     . :.      ���������  - -:  Shrubb, the fleet-footed, long-winded, has returned to town'and'is* ambitious to lower the colors of .all aspirants to long distance running in  the Similkameen, so the rednien will  have to look to their laurels. He has  gone back to the Nickel Plate and  says that the sea lions are going to  to get into training again.  Work on the Oroville-Brewster* line  of the Great Northern has gone forward steadily all winter but has been  somewhat, hampered by frost in the  ground which compelled a liberal use  of powder* to help out the steam shovel  It is the intention to increase the  working force considerably when the  frost is out of the ground.  Readers of the Gazette in Hedley  and Keremeos will do themselves a  good turn by noticing eacli week's  announcements in our" advertising  columes. One dollar* left in the town  for a genuine article you can see before you purchase will give you more  satisfaction and help the town more  than ten sent to Toronto or* Winnipeg.  Another community has seen fit to  reward the editor of its home paper  for his.rseryices in boosting the community. ,'��������� The'' Chesaw Commercial  Club recently extended a vote of  thanks and gave $25 to the News for  its good wbrkTn attracting attention  to the opportunities of that locality.  Such ^expressions of appreciation are  so' rare - that ib.it> deemed worth while  calling attention to them.  H. Freeman, motorman at the mine,  met with a rather painful accident in  a very simple way. He was fixing a  a type-writer and using a jack-knife  for^a screw-driver when a piece of  steel "flew and hit him in the eye, cutting the eye-ball which bled profusely,  and the steel 'remaining in the eye  caused intense pain. He came down  to Hedley where Dr. McEwen located  the piece of steel and extracted it for  him and the eye is now doing all right.  The annual meeting-of the United  Wireless Telegraph Company will be  held in New . York early in March  when it is expected that the annual  statement covering the-year's business  will be an eye-opener.1, The large increase in the earnings and particularly the extension of the system which  has far exceeded the estimate of a  year ago is regarded with special .satisfaction by the directors. , At* last  annual meeting the date tor holding  the'annual meeting was changed from  January to March.  Mr.-' and Mrs.,' Geo. H. Sproule< returned to Hedley on Friday last from  their wedding trip and are receiving  congratulations of their friends. Mrs.  Spr oule advises us* that the repoi t of  the wedding copied from the Province  hefore a correct one had come to hand  from a friend in Vancouver, was inaccurate in several particulars and  especially in the enumeration of the  guests w,ho were: Mr. and Mrs. J. H.  Kennedy, Mrs. L. W. Shatford. Mr.  arid Mrte Dickinson, Mrs. L. M. Hale,  Mrs. Geo.- Cottrell, Mrs. -MacHaffie  and the Misses MacHaffie, Miss Alice  Kennedy and Mr. H. W..Hurtelli    .    ,  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested iii Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months   ,   Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up..  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPAPY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  Wire Wound and Continuous  WOOD STAVE   PIPE  For Irrigation, Power, and Water Systems  Write for Catalogue ..  THE DOMINION WOOD PIPE CO., Limited  ;^ New Westminster, B. C.  CLEARING SALE  OF  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending-Jan. 29, 1910 :  ���������'��������� -.���������--���������' -'..'->���������������? XT THE 'MINE.''���������"  ;      -.:,-���������":       Maximum .     Minimum  Jan. 23   ���������   ?   *.    *      38       ..- 29  24 '..'       30       .. 3i  ...      Zo ...       24        .. 10  26   '      .-.':-.-   29       ... 11  ':.'.,,   -27 ������������������.';���������-������������������"���������;'.:,,...   '22'   ; .".' ' 9  ..-fcv'28-TvC.-i:*'?".   24? ������������������-���������:.-.-.���������".-      7  yl-\ ,29'-������r;,;*: ; :    23   -;,..' -   ;'���������    9  Average maximum-temperature 27.14  Average minimum do       14.57  'Mean temperature. *''' 20.85  Rainfall for the week : v..���������-.'   inches.  Snowfall       "       "10 "  COKKKSPONDINO WEEK OF LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 25. '  Average maximum do 17.42  "Lowest minimum do -3.  Average.minimum do  .   ������������������   4.  Mean do .10.71  AT THE MILL.  Maximum        Minimum  Jan. 23 .-.-<       43 .-.-        35  24 ;;���������'    .43 ,.        27  25 .. 43 ..'        26  26 .....    46 ..-       26  .27        -.-.         44         ..-���������     27  28 .. 42 ..'        28  29 .. 43 .. 30  Average maximum temperature 43.48  Average minimum do 28.42  Mean do 35.85  Rainfall for the. week   .28   inches  Snowfall        "       "     .75  COHRESFONDING WEEK OF LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 32  Average do do 25.14  Lowest minimum do 3.  Average do do 7.42  Mean - do 16.2S  ! WINTER GOODS  AtSI-iAlT^  X       GREAT  BARGAINS   in   Men's,   Women's  +.'"and 'Children'sOvershoes, Rubbers,  Felt Boots and Slip-  ��������� pers, Winter Caps, Gloves and Mitts.  ���������#     .We wantto clear out our entire stock of these goods,  ��������� and in order to do so at once are offering them at less  J than cost.; v  ��������� You require some of these goods for the cold weather.  ��������� Here is your chance. '  t  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  i  GOOD PRINTING     I  Such as You should use when you want  to make an impression on  customers.  40 Great Tears  -...  And 1909 Best of All  With over Eight Millions of new  business written in Canada  alone in 1909.  Began husiness in 1870 withas-  - sets $6,216, and now the assets  are over $14,000,000.  .-        ..-  Canada's Big Popular Company  Chosen alike by rich and poorr'  William J. T.wiss ���������  MANAGER.  Fee Block,   -   570 Granville 5t.  VANCOUVER, B.C.     "','���������  A. i-IEQRAW, Local Agent. ' .&  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Is Only Ototeiiin&di  By using modern type faces on good stock  Tho   Gazette  Job   Department  is prepared to turn it out for you  BOW KEE-.  LAUNDRY  Washing called for and delivered. Satisfaction Guaranteed  Hedley, - B, C  X    patronize the Home Shop  * Yoti lA/*ar������t Home Trade.   5  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Wit'n������wi?rDi?rDit^������r.Ki������*^*nrD*>������*H>t*t������?������Wt  To Buy Cheap, Pay Cash.  Houses to Let.  4 Roomed House, Furnished, with good garden  ���������$15.00 per month.  1 Koomed Cottage���������-������10.00 por month.  ���������*} Koomed Cottage���������$8.00 per month.  APPLY TO  F. H. FRENCH.  Family Groceries  Fresh and Seasonable  at the  Cheap Cash Store  HEDLEY BARBER SHOP  Two Doors North of Bank of B. N. A.  HAIR   CUTTING   A   SPECIALTY  Razors Honed.  Hot and Cold Baths in Connection  W.T.BUTLER.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  MRS. Q. B. LYONS.  When   answering*-   ads.   plesae  mention this paper.  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any-  other hotel in town. Table and  bar  first - class.    Rates  moderate.  X  X  i  X  X  X  THOS. BRADSHAW, Proprietor 5  ttKVMK*MKW&KPMKWM������&*KQ*'Jfi.  When   writing:    Advertisers  Mention the Gazette.  Please  T-r^t - s������������m<-������w :n t*"* t>ifW -WT������wim-i"^ .:������������������.���������..-������������������  ]$)!���������%. $.$?'  ''^S.''":!?  THE  HEDLE^. GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 3,1910.  ������  KEREMEpSr the^^C  .. i\-  Towri and Lower Valley.*  Lentbegins on Wednesday,_next,  February 9th. j   ���������      , .       ,.���������������������������'.���������...,     ���������  Now is the time to begin sharpening  the pruning hooks.  Complaints  have  reached  us of the  unsatisfactory..condition   of the road  from    Keremeos   to   Penticton.     In  .  places i;t:js said to be unsafe for travel.  '���������"���������'--. R. EJmliirst is'again able to be  around.after a short but sevcie illness.  "' We handle a full  line' of Field and  , Garden Seeds.���������F.: Richter and Co.  Mi.-^s'Megraw,'of Hedley,-Was'the  .giu**yt,of Mrs, J, A, Brown over Sunday.  The Eastern Townships Bank pnr-  ������������������" pose opening an office in Princeton  shortly. V '  How about plow shears for spring?  We are taking orders.���������F., Richter &  Go.     ','-/:;--���������  S: F. Chamberlain of the Bank of  B. N. A.,, Hedley, w.is a visitor in  town over Sunday.  We have a thirty ton car of Five  Roses Flour due to '.arrive on February  ' 15th.���������F. B ich ter & Co.  * Spr-iy your fruit tiees with Pend-  .ray's Lime ..and Sulphur Solution.  We are agents.���������F. Richter and Co.  Dick Lowe, who has been spending  the past ./month, with his mother on  the. ranch'-...returned to Victoiia on  Tuesday. .  .  H. D. Armstrong left on Monday  for Princeton where lie.has accepted a  position in the general store of A. E.  Howse & Co.-.'���������...:".. -  Afternoon services are now being  held at Olalla, regulaily, by Rev. Mr.  Cameron and Rev. Mi. Kinney on alternate Sundays.  We can tell you all. about ..Turkestan ., the Alfiilfa that, grows. on dry  land. We have secured a good stock  of the pure, genuine imported seed:  ���������F. Richter & Co.  Book your orders with us now for*;  Dry Land Alfalfa Sued, and save money.   We guarantee all of our seeds to  be the dest that money can buy.���������"F.  Richter and Co.  Superintendent Morgan;of the G. N.  was a brief visitor in Keremeos on  Sunday. He holds out little hope of a,  through train, being put on between  Spokane and Princeton.  Foxes are rarely seen in this valley  but Charlie Lowe recently bagged a  fine cross with a pelt in prime condition,. in the early ..daysFrank Richter  shot a red one at the lower ranch.  Several residents of Kereiiieos report having seen robins and .other  migratory birds early last week. Evi-'  dently our, feathered friends have  entirely ignored the calender and been  guided solely, by the sprang like  weather of the past two weeks.  Messrs Hy. Nicholson, of Rock  Creek and Assessor Turner, of Fair-  wiew, were in town last Wednesday  holding court of revision of the assessment roll. Several appeals were made  and general satisfaction expressed  with the rulings of the court.  .T. J. Armstrong is extending his  visit.at the coast somewhat longer  than intended in order* to attend the  convention of, delegates of fanners'  institutes being held at Victoria this  we^k. Delegates to this convention  are given a round trip for the price of  single fare by the C. P. R.; the first  time that such a favorable rate has  been granted for a.similar purpose.  G. H. Broughton, civil engineer and  land surveyor, who has been spending  the past three weeks, at Princeton was  in town on Tuesday on his way back  to Penticton. ,. Mr. Broughton is considering making.-iris headquarters at  Princeton and covering the Nicoia  district, Siniilkameen valley and  Southern Okanagan. There should be  a first class opening for a surveyor in  this valley as at present none is located here.  On several occasions lately when the  ���������Weather was everything that could be  cleared at Keremeos the train has  pulled into the station here showing  it n mist akeable evidence of having  passed through snow storms on its  short trip up the valley. Earlier* in  the winter, when there was scarcely  enough snow here to make a snow  ball, thrre was considerably more at  Oroville. Such is the difference in  climate which may be found in travel-  in f; a very short distance in this  country.  -.,'��������� Jnstearl of holding the. usual -large  .number of fruit growers meetings  throughout the province,"this year' the  department of agriculture is considering holding fewer meeting** -at central  points.with aview,, presumably, of reducing expense, securing better attendance aiid creating some enthusiasm at these meetings.  STILL AT IT      . -      ,   ,  Greenwood Endeavoring to Get Indorsement of the Associated Boards .     1  of Trade  (Nelson News.)  ' An important resolution was adopted at the session of the Associated  Boards of Trade of Eastern British  Columbia in Nelson on Tuesday which  within the, next "week, will be transmitted to all the constituent-bpaids of  trade in affiliation with the central or-*  ������  > i i ,     - *      i *     >  .. ���������  i * i . - .  gaiuzatiqn, fop ratification: This course I  is necessitated, through the fact of no  notice having been given'of .the reso-  lution, which emanated from the  Greenwood board of trade,'arid which  .was introduced by F. W. McLifine.  The -Victoria. Vancouver & Eastern  railway is,-applying to,-the dominion  parliament for certain concessions,, in-t  eluding a long extension'of tinie. The  associated boards adopted .theaesolu-  tion, which leqnested parliament to  grant no concessions until the company has complied "witlr its>charter  tei ms. which require it to build from  Grand Forks to Midway, via Greenwood and Denoro. At the end of 12  days if a majority of the local boards  endorse it, the resolution will be transmitted! to Ottawa:   X   - ?       N  > GEO. KIRBY  .Notary Public.    .  ItEAIi-ESTATE MINES  Agent for':       '.-      '  Ld'hdon' & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  - ...   --Oc,ean Accident and Guarantee Co.   ���������  ^Keremeos, B.C.  J. A. BROWN  t' -        Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  .      FIRE INSURANCE '     '  ^AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE - KEREMEOS, B.C.  GROCERIES and HARDWARE  Dry, Goods, Boots and Shoes  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  OUR SPECIALTIES  Ridgeways Teas and Coffees  Five  Roses Flour  .   -P. BROMLEY,  GENERAL BLACKSMITH  Horse-Shoeing a Specialty  KEREMEOS, - -  B.C.  SIMILKAMEEN  L. O.L. N6. 1770  '.. Meets Tuesday on or! before  the''fitll��������� moon.* in - cach; month  in Ker,enieos Town Hall.  Visiting mcmbci-. cordially in\ lted.  V. 0. WILSON. AV. M.  J. KNUDSON, R. S.  (  Hotel Keremeos  j  Opposite G. N. R. Station  j  *i  GEO.  KIRBY,  Manager.  AGENTS FOR  Campbell's Clothing  Hudson Bay Blankets  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  GENERAL  NEWS.  The Swedish Cabinet resigned after  defeat at the polls. .  The Kootenay r-artchers are going in  for* goa.tRising--,^v     i        ���������    /-  The list of victims from the. C. P. R.  disaster at'Webbwpod to date exceeds  forty^      "   " "*. '''" '..    *"'/���������'.  And now they are blaming Halley's  comet' for* floVcling- France'. ���������'���������/'���������'��������� .'���������"���������?' -V- "  . Vegetarianism is becohiing- popular  on this continent: at present. .,Many.  Canadian centres are joining in the.  boycot against the Beef Trust.  , The. Duke of Sutherland . is a rival  claimant with Lipton to lift the  American cup.  The Earl of Carrington is the latest  named successor to Lord Grey, who  may possibly succeed Lord Minto in  India.  The Duke of. Connaught has been  invited to the Toronto exhibition.  The -new Canadian loan of $20,000,-  QOQ was .underwritten in London, at ,99,  the Bank of Montreal acting as agents,  while the .Indian loan at. 93A and .German loan at.94 is going begging.  PLUMBING  WARM  AIR  HEATING  AND  GENERAL  TINSMITHING  Orders  by Mail  will receive  7        Prompt Attention  ^ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON  APPUCAtibrvj ���������  H. B. MEjAUSETTE  Keremeos -SLation.  For a Luxurious Shave,  Hair-Cut or Bath go to  BOOSTER'S  TONSORIAL v PARLOR  * 9  x When in Keremeos stop at the                            ������  I 5  | Central Hotel  at -    ^^       .-., i           i ���������     * '  E TWEDDLE & ELMHIRST, Proprietors.  Sole Agents for Princeton Coal  Free Bus to all trains  B. C. Fruit Lands Office,  ,   ��������� Headquarters for all stage lines. |  Keremeos Hardware  9:-9'4������������-������  Stoves and Ranges  Shelf &TJEJeavy Hardware  TOIVJMY SING  Contracts for Work  Land scrubbed or any kind of work by  contract at reasonable rates.  Silk Handkerchiefs sold cheap, import-  :   ed direct from China.  . Box Trade in Cigars a specialty  A! fine lihejof Cigars   and  .'. Tobaccos, Fruit and  Confectionery  POOL TABLE IN CONNECTION  X J. SAIJJNDE^s  Keremeos.  Unbusinesslike .  A British financier who had celebrated his eightieth birthday about a  quarter of ii year previously, fell very  sick. His business friends visited hirrr  and tried to cheer him up.  ���������'You, with your strong constitution  will come out of this sickness all right,"  said one. "God will leave you with us  until ninety at least."  The sick financier smiled and said:  Why should he wait to take me at  00 when he can have me at  80.} ?  NOTICE  "M'OTICK is hereby given that thirty days  *1' after date. I Sidney -Walter Brown, of  Osoyoos, H. C. intend to apply to the superintendent of provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of  Victoria, for a retail liquor licence for tho  Osoyoos Hotel, situated at Osoyoos B. C.  . SIDNEY .WALTER BROWN  Osoyoos, January 18th, 1010.  LAND ACT.  TAKK NOTICE that Kenneth Carlton Boyd  x Frith, of Greenwood. B. C, occupation  Postmaster, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands : Commencing at a post planted on the west boundary of Indian Reserve Lot No. 3, theneo 20  chains along Indian Reserve Lot No. \, thence  south 40 chains, thence cast 20 chains, thence  north along the Indian Reserve 10 chains to  point of starting.  Kenneth Caklton Boyd Fkith.  Wii.ltam Alexander Hainino, Agent.  Dated December 9th, 1909.  Kercmcos-Pcnticton Mail Stage..  Leaves Keremeos for Penticton on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon.  Leaves Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays fit 6 a. m., arriving in  Keremeos at noon.  W. E. Welby, Proprietor.  ^ DALRYMPLE  GENERAL  BLACKSMITH  Your Patronage Solicited,  isfaction Guaranteed.  Sat-  Paints and Oils  393������S������  e. m. e$tqoKE$  Keremeos, B.C.  Keremeos Trading 6o.  Retail   and'-^'Wholesale   "' ���������  of General Merchandise     >  flUWltyS PLEASED TO SHOW GOODS  G. G,   KEEL^R,  Keremeos, B. C.  SING LEE  LAUNDRY  Work called for and delivered.  v     'Satisfaction guaranteed.  . Keremeos, B.C.  WING SING & CO.  LAUNDRY        '  General Merchants. & Employ-  '-''     'nietit Contractors.-    '  ,������������������'.���������<.     ���������    ; ��������� -���������    i-:'n.   ���������'-;.��������� ....-  Keremeos, B.C.  Cumming's Old Stand  (Keremeos Centre)  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  District ok Yai.e  TAKE NOTICE that Louise Brown, of Keremeos. B. C, occupation, married woman  intends to apply for permission to purchase tho  following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about 20  chains west or the north west corner of Lot 178  in the Similkaineen Division of Yale District:  thence north 20 chains; thence cast 20 chains:  thence south 20 chains; theneo west 20 chains  to point of commencement, 40 acres, more or  less.  LOUISE BROWN.  By her agent, J. A. Brown  Dated Dec. 27th, 1909 51-10  Kettle Valley Assessment District  NOTICE is hereby given that Courts of  Revision under the provision of the  Assessment Act, for taking appeals for 1910,  will be held at the following places:  Rock Creek Hotel, Rock Creek, January 24th  at 11 a. in.  Bridesvillc Hotel, Bridesvillc, January 25th  at 11 a. m.  Government Building, icevomeos Centre,  January 2!itli at 11 t\.m.  Government Ofllcc, Fairviow, January 27th  at 3 p. in.  Signed  HENRY NICHOLSON  Judge of the Court of Revision  Dated Fairviow January 3rd, 1910.  *M*.KK������M**M**M*������M*J*MK*&^^  KEREnEQg  MEAT   MARKET  E. M. CROOKER  Successor to  GEO. CAWSTON  ,iik'kkk^,ia)^^^^^^%ni)������)ii������)������a������'ii^<������c<������ii  ALKAZAR HOTEL  Keremeos, B. C.  BENNETT & FORD,  Proprietors  G. C.  Bennett,   Manager.  Board of Trade���������George Kirby, President,- R. H.-Carmichael,-Secretary. '������������������-���������  ;;'Similkaineen Farmers' Exchang-e���������J. J.  Armstrong; President; W. ,M. Frith, Secy.  *:Public School' Board��������� George "Kirby,.  Ezra'Mills, R.: Elmliirst, Secretary:'' '  ' Customs'Office���������W. M.- Frith, Sub-Collector."  Land Registry Office���������Kamloops, W. H.  Edmbfras',' 'District ;Reghstrar.  Presbytferian. Church���������Rev. A. H. Cameron, Pastor.' .  Methodist Church���������Rev. G. R. B. Kinney,' B-. A., Pastor.  . ���������Church''of: England���������Rev. A.  H.   Ran-  some, M.'A., Incumbent. '  ;   Constable and Deputy Game Warden���������  M. B. Ewar't."  Issuer of Marriage Licenses-J. A. Brown.  Coroner���������Dr.;M.- D. McEwen.  Justices of the Peace���������T. W. Coleman,.  Frank Richter.  Postmaster and Telephone Agent���������Geo.  Kirby. ���������  Government Agent���������-J. R. Brown, Fair-  view.' ������������������������������������������������������  '   Member of Parliament���������Martin   Burrell,.  ���������Grand'Forks; P.O.  'Member Provincial Assembly���������L. W.  Shatford, Penticton P. O.  Town Hall���������J. J. Armstrong, Mgr.  Keremeos Hall���������Geo. Loudon, Mgr,  Great Northern R'y���������Daily train, west  bound 10:30 a. m.,   eastbound  4.20  p. in..  L. A. King, Agent.  Mails���������Going west closes at 10 a.m.,  going east closes at 3.45 p.m.; via Penticton stage, at 11.30 Mondays, Wednesdays.  and Fridays.  (For mercantile and other business institutions see advertisements on this page.)  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok Yalk.  TAKE NOTICE that, T, Joseph Alexander-  Brown, of Keremeos, Publisher, intend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about a  quarter of a mile we-it of the south west corner-  of Lot MS in the Siniilkaniccii Division of Yale  District; tliencc north 20 chains; thence east 20  chains; thence south 20 chains; thence west 20*  chains to point of commencement, 10 acres,,  more or less.  JOSEPH ALEXANDER BROWN.  Dated Dec. 27th, 1909. 51-10-  *

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