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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15. 1912.  Number 6.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  (18 yearn' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O.L. Co.'s Ri.oe.fK  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C  MINISTER BURRELL'S  CONQUESTS  Pleases the Farmers of Ontario Who Expect Great Things from His  "���������'���������'.'     Department  HEDLEY HOSPITAL  HO TE L PENTICTON  .. . i. ���������. . ��������� -        .  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Bakxes, Prop.  Pkntioton, B.C.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches, Properties, iMines, Timber,.  Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C.  N. TlIO.Ml'SO.V I'lIO.N-H tittl'MOUIt 511-13  MORi WKSTKKN CANADA''���������;-  ���������"   '>'-..  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Engy  OlTices and Warehouse, 8T7-IK! Hearty Street  . Vancouver, B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L-  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B.C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  Toronto, Feb. 7���������Hon. Martin Burrell, Federal Minister of Agriculture,  brought glad tidings to-night to the  delegates to the twelfth annual' convention of Ontario Association of  Fairs and Exhibitions.  The honorable minister announced  in the course* of a cheerful talk, that  the Dominion.vGovernment proposed  to take aggressive steps in the near  future to co-operate with the province  in the working out of schemes for the  bettermentof .agriculture.  By lifting this basic industry to a  still higher, place, the whole country  would be benefitted. The idea- pleased  the assembled agriculturists mightily,  arid, when Hon. Mr. Burrell resumed  his seat they broke out into enthusiastic cheers, culminating in singing  "He's a jolly good fellow."  Hon. Mr. Burrell left for Ottawa tonight. "Speaking as a Federal Minister of Agriculture, and I may say for  the government, I can' assure you",  said Mr. Burrell, "that we are most  anxious to assist the province in working out schemes for the betterment of  agriculture .with assistance either by  financial aid or in any other way that  may be accepted.  'The government intends taking a  decisive step soon, whereby we may  better co-operate in improving agricultural conditions in this province.  (Applause.)  "The only question is, What is"the  best and wisest way of going about it?  The main reason for any kinel of assistance is to put it in such a form as  still further to stimulate the farmers  in their lines of work."  Financial Statemeut Showing   Receipts  and  Disbursements for the Year  1911--Finances in Connection with Ball  The following' is the cash   account  for the'year 1911 in the financial statement of the Treasurer duly-audited' by  S. L. Smith. r  Hospital, Board  Cash Account for Ye>ir 1911  ���������;r-���������:,-.-���������'���������; ;���������  ,,'. .     RECEIPTS ���������-  To Balance, Jan 1st, 1911....  Hospital Ball ;;...:.........  E. A.C.SLudd.............  Mrs. J. A. Brown's concert...  Ladies Auxiliary......  .....  Receipts from all tother  sources as revenue;.    ..-- .  THE HELPING HAND  Short Courses for the Fruit-Growers���������  Important Gatherings at Various  Points in Similkameen  Riding  LOCAL NEWS  378 01  244 40  10 00  43 00  257 70  1,982'02  $2,915 13  ;'        . DISBURSEMENTS  Wages...-....;...,. . ..... . .:.-.;.  1,425 70  General Expense.   175 75  Laundry.'......   .".. .'.   80 75  Mess.-.............. .-.'��������� ......  790 55  Medical Supplies.   .........'.: .*  2000(3  Fuel and light -.-......  203 02  Cash on hand, Dec. 31....;.".'.  30-30  A A. F. & A. M.  y%taSr      HKGULAR monthly meetings of  /^S\   Hedley Lodge No. 43, A. F. & A. M.,  are held on the second Friday in  each inonth in Fraternity hull, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAniLTON, ARTHUR CLARE,  W. M Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity Hall tiie rlrst and  third Thursdays in the month.  AllK -K IT. Sl.MI'SO.V  Counsel Clerk.  KINGSTON INSPIRES  CONFIDENCE  (Oroville Gazette)  Geo. J. Gardiner is at work.at Hedley surveying the Kingston group of  claims recently purchased by C. H.  Brooks, and as soon as the necessary  tram anel machinery can be installed  Mr. Brooks will commence active development em the property. The Kingston is one of the best undeveloped  prospects at Hedley, anel promises to  make as valuable a mine as the celebrated Nickel Plate, one of the best  paying mining properties in British  Columbia close at hand. Hedley will  speedily become one of the most important mining camps in the northwest and rapidly grow to a city of  consielcrable size. Mr. Brooks will  make a. mine if there is a mine there  te> oe made.  $2,915 13  Jan. 1, 1912, "to balance, $39.30  The finances of the hospital ball  were partially given in'a previous issue and the donations thereto duly  acknowledged. Since then there have  been further donations of $3.00 from  John Cosgrove; .-��������� $2.00 cash, towards  supper by R. G. Shier anel $2.50 in  supper supplies. Mrs. Sproule also refunded $5.00 of the music fee. The  total cost of the music was $35.00 anel  Mrs. Sproulc's refund on her portion  left it $30.00 in all. It is only fair to  say, however, that there were other  elonations that do not appear as such  as they have no mention in the statement of receipts or expenditures in  connection with the ball because no  account was turned in or charge made  although the service rendered gratuitously contributed materially towards  the good balance left for the hospital.  There was the use of Shatford's hall  for the dance and Fraternity hall for  the supper and considering the length  of time that both halls were in use for  the event and the amount of trouble  occasioned $15.00 apiece would haye  been a moderate charge. Then there  was no charge made for $7.00 worth  of printing supplied.  The total amount appearing from  the statement shows the. balance to  the good for the use of the hospital to  have been $303.35.  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meetings of  ITodlcy Lodge 1711 are held on  the third Holiday in every  ^oawo^&S'month in Fraternity Hall. Visiting brcthcrn are cordially invited to attend.  ARTHUR ICING. \V. M.  WM. LONSDALK. .Sect.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 14th of each inonth.  Oilicc  on  North   Main   Street.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIl, KNC'IXICFR ami HIMTI.SII  COLOMBIA liANI) St.'l!VF.YOlt  Star Building-  Princeton  HILLIARD'S  BARBER     SHOR  FOR AX EASY HIIAVF  HOT <fc COLD BATHS  Next door north of Granil Union Hotel  When   writing   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  TWO KINDS OF ECONOMY  Monetary Times  A well-known engineer the other  day tolel the engineering students at  Toronto University that one. way to  succeed in their profession was to keep  an accurate record of costs. The man,  he said, who knew how to make one  dollar do the work of two, was the  man who would be engaged by the  capitalist and the financier to supervise big engineering works. This is  true, but the young engineer should  also remember that it is better to  make $1.99 do the work of $2, conserving accuracy anel safety, rather than  save 99 cents, and ultimately see his  grandstand collapse, his bridge fall,  his skyscraper topple,, and his reputation blasted.  BIG FUR CROP  Reached a Million Dollars in ion in B.C.  Vancouver, B. ('., l<Vb. 9.���������The total  fur production of British Columbia  last year was 'worth nearly $1,000,000  according to game warden Bryan  Williams, whose annual report will be  presented to the legislature in a few  days. Some interesting facts an; promised. Bounties of $3 a head were paid  on 3,(500 coyotes in the province last  year, the sale of skins averaging the  hunters about $3.50aho������d in addition.  At the recent sale of furs held iu "Vancouver 1,500 beaver skins were disposed of at an overage of $0. In addition  land otter, wolverine, marten, mink  and silver fox skins were sold to a  total exceeding 11,000.  GRANT FOR THE HOSPITAL  The secretary of the Heelley Hospital has just received a communication  from Dr. Young, the Provincial secretary advising him that the Board's  appeal for aid made through Mr. Shatford had on Mr. Shatford's urgent  representation been granted and the  sum of $1000 hud been appropriated.  The Hospital had not been as low in  funds for some time as they were at  the end of the year and this appropriation will make easier navigation for  the hoard and enable them to make  needed improvements that have had  to stand over for lack of funds. One  necsssnry improvement is alteration  of the operating room so as to obtain  more light, anel there are several  others equally urgent.  GENERAL NEWS  A couple of burglars were caught in  the act of demolishing a safe in the  office of the Brackman <fc Kerr Milling  Co. at New Westminster last week.  Yniir hospital has obtained a grant  of $1000 from the. piovincial government.  The evidence against the men suspected of robbing the bank of Montreal at Westminster, who were captured in the United States may not be  strong enough to secure extradition.  Two Liberal senators Choquette and  Cloran are moving to repeal the naval  bill passed by the laurier government.  They both supported it when the  Liberals were in power.  Greenwood hockeyists elet'eateel the  fast Phoenix team in the international  championship cup at the Rossland  carnival last week.  In no way is the department of agriculture in the B. C. government doing  better and more practical: work to  reach and benefit the farmers, than the  short courses which they are giving tb  the various Farmer's Institutes in this  province. . ,       ". ';...  From now on until the fruit" crop  tor 1912 is gathered in every day will  have cause for vigilance and attention  on the part of the live up-to-date fruitgrower. The winter or very early  spring is the .-Lime. to. do most of the  pruning and begin to fight the fruit  pests. Everybody who buys a fruit  lot and goes in for fruit-growing does  not possess the necessary knowledge  of the art; and the man who shows  him what he ought to do and how to  do it is the best friend he could meet.  To act the part of that friend is the  thing the department of agriculture  has set out to. do.    .  The department are sending out  their experts tlucitlgh the proyince to  meet the. farmers at their institutes  and the commencement for this riding  will be niede at Keremeos'which is the  easiest place to reach for farmers residing; anywhere in.the Similkameen  riding anel where the greater number  of fruit-growers, are centered'.and or-,  chards for illustration. The Keremeos  meeting will be held on Monday and  Tuesday, February 26th and 27th and  the following is the programme:  KEREMEOS  MONDAY  FORENOON  10:30���������Priming   Demonstration, M. S.  Midtlleton.  AFTERNOON  2:00���������Commercial Vegetable Growing,  P. E. French.  3:00^ Planting the Orchard, M.S. Mid-  dleton  EVENING-  7:30--Ore hard Sites and Soils, B. Hoy.  8:30���������Irrigation  and Conservation of  ' "Moisture, If. Thornber  TUESDAY AFTERNOON  2:00���������Orchard Pests anel their Control,  B. Hoy-  3:00--Small  Fruit Culture. H. Thorn"  ',     her  SIDLEY  TUESDAY AFTERNOON  2:00���������Pruning   Demonstration,  M. S.  Midtlleton  3:00���������Commercial Vegetable Growing,  P.E. French  EVEN I NO  7:30���������Soil and Soil  Cultivation, M. S.  Midtlleton  8:30���������Planting    the   Orchard,    P.  E.  French  9;30��������� Illustrated Lecture with Lantern  Slides, M. S. Middleton  ROCK CREEK  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON  2:00 ��������� Pruning     Demonstration,    If.  Thornber  3:00���������Soils   and  Soil   Cultivation,  B.  Hoy.  EVENING  7:30���������Orchard Pests and their Control,  B. Hoy  8:30���������Irrigation  and  Conservation   of  Moisture, If. Thornber  Meetings will also be held at Midway and Greenwood in the Greenwood  riding on Thursday 29th. Thu Midway  meeting will be in the forenioou and  the Greenwood meeting afternoon anil  evening.  The public are invited to be present  at all or any of the lectures. The  courses are free to everybody and the  asking of questions is encourageel hy  the lecturers.  Albert Olsen, a Swede, who has been  around Hedley for two or three years,  known as "Speedy", was found dead  in Edmonds'-.barn yesterday hiorning,  where it is thought he had lain down  on his face and smothered to' .death.-.  He was known to have been intoxicated the eveninp- before anel how or  when he got into the barn is not,  known. Just the day.before, he told  he was a widower and had a daughter  19 years old in -Minneapolis,' and before  that little or nothing was know concerning,him.  The Castle Squure Entertainers gave  a-Very'enjoyable performance; in Fraternity hall, on Saturday night and  earned for*....themselves, the right to  rank as one of the good concerns that  have appeared here. They played; to  'a good'house,; the;reserved seats being  practically all taken two days before  they reached town. Their performance was meritorious throughout and  their audience was Well pleased with  the entertainment given them. The?  chorus singing and character representations were the strong features of  their repertoire. The hospital under  whose auspices they 'played had a balance of some $17 to the good after all  expenses were'paid.'.  Messrs. C. H. Crookes and W. Van  Meter are in Spokane this week and it  is expected will make the necessary  arrangements for purchase''.' of the  aerial. tram way. The pla i is anel pro - ,  file had to be prepared by the engineer  and forwarded to them and all this  takes time. There are some people  here who are unreasonable in their  impatience to see a big gang of men  at work on the Kingston. This is  foolish. Mining Companies that operate successfully and understand what  they are doing do not employ men for  the sake of getting a pay-roll but to  elo as economically as possible whatever work they have for the men to  do, aud to employ men before they  are ready for them is a thing they are  not at all likely to do. Work on the  Kingston will go forward as rapidly  as may be consistent with intelligent  profitable work and no faster. A  thorough sampling of the property is  still going on with as many men as  are required for that purpose and  when all is ready to go forward with  the work of putting in the tramway  I the necessary force to elo se> will be  employee!.  MINING  NOTES  STRICTER LIQUOR LAWS  Attorney-General    Introducing    Amendments to Present Act  Victoria. B. C, Feb. 9.--Hon. J. W.  Bowser, attorney general, has given  notice of a bill to anienel the provincial liquor act of 19.10. His object is to  deal in inure drastic fashion in maintaining the standard of road houses  and country hotels and the removal  of licenses from these when they are  found to be houses of assignation and  used for improper purposes or when  interdicts are served thereat.  The Monetary Times roasts Canadian Sunset Oil, a Vancouver concern  that started in to exploit California  oil. The Monetary Times says*"Most  of these Californian oil companies,  have money absorption powers equal  to the water absorption propensities  of a sponge."  Cobalt's ore .shipments are as follows: In 1904 the camp produced 15S  tons, valued at $310,217; in 1005, 2144  tons, valued at $1,437,190; in 190(5, 5,835  tons; in 1907,14.S50 tons; in 190S, 29,300  tons; in 1909,29,941 tons; in 1910, 35,011  tons, in 1911, 25,089 tons.  The Voigt properties on Copper  mountain now under development by  the B. 0. Copper Company are reported to be opening up in most encouraging shape.  Recent assays obtained by Sam-  Spencer from his claims on Whipsaw  creek show unusually high values.  Work is going ahead steadily in the  Apex tunnel which is reported to be-  ne-aring the old workings from the  bottom of the shaft and the results  being obtained are reportetl to he  satisfactory.  The Spokane mining convention begins to-day.  The steady increase in the quantity  of concentrates shipped out from Medley indicates that the* ore is becoming  more heavily mineralized all the lime  and indicates t'urtbei that the Great  Northern's freight receipts fiom this  camp are showing a corresponding  increase.  In all probability .���������mother tube mill  will be added to the present equipment of the Medley Gold Mining Company's stamp mill. The tailings loss  is very small now but with another  tube mill to slime more of the sands it  mav be cut still finer. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE    FEB 15,   1912.  Cbe 1ktlle$ gazette  ���������and  Similkameen Advertiser.  s*ned on Thursdays, hy the Hisdi.kv Ga'/.kttk  JMllNTlNU AND I'Unl.ISUlNC Co.Ml'ANV.  I.i.mitki).   (it Hodlov.   \i. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vent*   ..$���������2.00  .. 2.50  ���������'   (United States)   Advertising: Rates  Measurement, VI lines to the inch.  (Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  b $7.00 for 00-dny notices, and $0.00 for 30-dny  ' notiees.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.25; over 1 ineli and up to I inches, $1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger siiaee than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. $1.00-for one insertion, '25 cents for  ������ each subsequent insertion. Over one ineh:  10 cents iter line for tirst insertion and ;>  cents net* line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in itdvanee. ..-���������'������������������  ' . Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure  ttentibn for that week's issue.  Advertisements will he changed once every  I'tonth if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes often'ei* than once a month  he   price of composition  will be charged at  regular rates.  A. MEGRAW. Managing Bditer.  appoint a commission'to take the whole  matter under advisement-and. to report  such legislation as may be desi.ra.ble?  British Columbia has just had a report  from a. royal commission on taxation,  and the recommendations are'sufficiently radical, including the abolition  of the poll tax and the personal property tax. Ontario should have an official survey of the tax situation, and  understand its bearings."  'Full. Moon  Last quiu*.  1913  FEB  New Moon  18  First quar.  2.-i.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  4  11,  is  ���������OK  ���������12  19  20  (5  13  20  27  i  14-"  21  2S  1  8  l.-r  22  29  9  10  23  X  IP  17  24  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The aiiuounoenieiit by Finance Minister. Hon. Price Ellison, that his  budget would be presented to the  House on the 10th brings the end of  session within measurable distance.  While' the session has been unmarked  by any special events it has nevertheless been a busy one and it can perhaps be claimed to show the maximum  of work with the minimum-of talk.  An interesting 'feature of the Kettle  Valley bill now before the Dominion  House is  the  paragraph which asks  power to build a branch  up Twenty-  mile fronia point at or 'near Heelley  on the line to  be constructed   from  Midway to Hedley.   This would look  as if the Kettle Valley people "had,not'  given up  the ielea of having  railway  connection to this particular part of  the valley; and, should  they build, it  is quite probable that instead of building up Twenty-mile from  a point at  or   near   Hedley    they   would.. build  down Twenty-mile' to Hedley.   That  would require very little mileage and  would give them-a feasible route to  contict Hedley with ther line running  out of Sumrnerland.     Of course  there  is also  the lower Okanagan and  the  lower Similkameen  to be considered,  and, whether taken together or singly,  thev offer substantial induceinnt.to a  railway to get in for a share of the im-  niense fruit traffic they will produce.  It would not be a formidable' undertaking for ti railway that is already at  Penticton  to run ii line down to Osoyoos  and  through   the Richter  Pass  over into the lower Similkanieen  and  up the valley through Keremeos  and  Hedley to join their main  line again  at the 'head waters  of Twenty mile.  It remains to   be   seen -whether   the  foregoing programme  or* any portion  of it will come about within a reasonable persoel,   but whether  it eloes  or  not the prospect at all events   will be  a. pleasing one  to contemplate,  in   our  spare moments.  The Lolon Directory  (Published Annually)    *"',  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct,-. *  with English  MANUFACTURERS   &   DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete coninieicial guide to London anel its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXP011T MERCHANTS  with  the   Goods  they ship,   anel  the  Colonial  and  Foreign   Markets  theVy  supply;  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged  under  the  Ports  to  which  they sail,  ami indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading  iniinufaeturers. merchants,  etc., in thi! principal  provincial towns  anel indtis'triitl e'entre-.s'Vif the United  Kingdom.' ':.'���������:'"���������'-.'-���������  A copy of the current -addition will  be forwarded V freight paid, on receipt  of:Postal Order for 20s.  .Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for -61, ��������� or larger advertisements fremi ������3.      .-'':���������':.���������*'������������������  It a good idea to have some money where you  can get it if you want it. A Savings Account in  The Bank of British North America  can be drawn out at any time and, until it is  .'wanted, interest is added twice a year. Sums  of $1.00'and upwards received. ���������������������������-.���������  76 Years in Businest Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  WHY DO WE  The London Directorii 6p, Ltd.  25, Abchurch Lane. London, E. C.  , The big Belfast excitement is al1  over and even as cheeky a -man as  Churchill'* will hardly have the hardihood to claim that he made a single  convert to Home Rule. It was practically only nationalists who heard him  .and the speech as printed contained  paragraphs that must bring the blush  of shame to many of his friends in  England and Scotland. The. admission that one of the objects of a home  rule .measure was to placate the Fenian  Irish in the United States coulel be  ���������dismissed as puerile if it were not so  humiliating.  ���������uorrBOj'qnct cpn can���������u.., iu.i������j -a an op jn* noi  ssvw 'aiHHDNiHds "oj r>ivraaaw 3-* 'D  0\ ZHS^i UOlEJOOClS JOJ 0WLJ&.  :' ��������� A.  What coulel have been the object of  Sir Wilfriel Laurier and some of the  noisiest of his followers in putting up  such vociferous objection to the government's plan to take the tariff out  of politics is difficult to see. There  could he no no grandstand play or  cheap bid for popularity about it for  popular sentiment would appear to  run strongly iu the opposite direction. An evielonce that the rank and  lile of the opposition had no relish for  the position which their leader was  compelling them to occupy was seen  in the fact that so many of them  shirked the vote and out of a, total  opposition strength in the House of  85 only 52 were on hanel to cast their  votes with the leader.  The  taxation  report  subinitteel by  British Columbia's special commission  appears to be  attracting consielerable  attention  on the outside   anel in some  quarters it  is ^regarded  as indicating  very aelvance.il ground   on the  subject  of   taxation.       The   Toronto   World  gives a .summary of  the changes re-  coninieiidejtl  by  the  commission   anel  urge;* Ontario   to follow  the  example  to the exent of having a   commission  make an exhaustive  inquiry into the  whole question of taxation anel assessment in Ontario.     The  World says :  "Since the question  is not a partisan  one, why should not the government  -U9AU0Q  *djLjSJT2JOL|OS   Uj  1S38 3H.L X30  "S9SW1W PUB SpJO^i OOO'OOi?  ���������snpnBjjsnm coo������   "ssSbj OOZZ  rpajcpOQ XjjBS^DBi^ noi)������-auojQ|  j-eisaat) -sauaias-^uoAag poin-j-eis  -?J1 oj A.9j A^dejtfoDixa-piJiiaapg  uiaponj ������<j psdopAaQ uojiip-ej^  ���������WJsqs/llV a*q������ ���������nojjBonpj jo -0103  *S 'fl ^^oj^HTJ-A ������zq *pnd  "jpa "aanssi j.snr  AUVNOIXDICI  -IVNOIJ-VNdBXNI  Mara  S;VI3XS93M  jaAQ3QUaA03Uio4Ma)������j  ���������Irm -nrmrmir w^he���������i '   The-New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  jxffct published, is volume X, for tho years 1910-  1011, and i-tciaiied' nearly eighteen months in  preparation,. ... ��������� --��������� ������������������ '  , It has 1902 Pages  containing nearly one-and a half million -words  or about twice as much mutter as the bible.  There are 35 chapters, and the book covers the  Copper Industry of the World   ���������  COVERING: Copper History, Geology.  Geogi.iphy, Choiuistry, Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Helming, Brands  Grades Imputitie*. Alloys Uses, Substitutes,  .Terminology, Deposits by Districts, Suites,  Countties and Continents, Minos in Detail,  Statistics of Pi eduction. Consumption, Impotts  Expotts, Finances. Dividends, etc.  ' Vol, X of the Copper Handbook lists and  describes  8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions tanging fiom 2 or'{ lines; in  the case of a dead com puny.- in which case reference is made to a proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in the case  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of the world. The chapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest number of mines and companies ever given  in any work of reference'on mines or mining  investments, lms'beeivfully revised.  The new edition of the Copper handbook is a  dozen books in one, covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world.   It is used  * YORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  ROOK ON COPPER.  by the itinnngeis of the mines'that make ninety-odd per cent of the worlfl's output of copper  and is used in every civilized country of the  globe, ft is tilled with facts of vital importance to .  THK INVESTOR  ������������������THE SPECULATOR  THK METALLURGIST  THK CONSUMER  THK MINER  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top, or ������7.50  in genuine full library morocco.  Terms are thu most liberal, Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage charges prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not to see the book and judge  for yourself of Its value to you ?   -   ���������  Write now to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  (Kil TEMPLE BUILDING, HOUGHTON,    *  Michigan, U. S. A.  to bur Store by selling  Because it; lias a critical taste  and give$ satisfaction  Users speak of it as the Flour.  S chubert's Supply Stores  Hedley and Tulameen  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  JULY FRACTION Mineral Claim, situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Vale  District.    Where located:- Nickel Plate Mountain, Camp Hedley  TAKE NOTICE that I, Ainslcy Megraw, F.  M. C.  No.  -I0.t1*2A agent for the Hedley Gold  Mining Company, Limited, F. M. C. No. J52210U  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining Recorder for a Certificate of  .Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a.  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  section 'Al must be commenced before the issue  of such Certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of .lanuary, 1912  Tenders for Quarantine  Accommodation  "-pENDERS are invited for the construction  x of a Quarantine Station at Keremeos. B.C.  tho exact location of which maybe obtained  from Wm. Thomson, V.S.. of Keremeos, B. C,  from whom .-specifications may also be obtained.  Tenders must be addressed to the undersigned, forwarded by registered mail and marked  plainly on tho outside covering "Tender for  Quarantine Station at Keremeos, B. C."  Tenders must reach Ottawa not later than  noon on Friday, the 1st day of March. 11)12, and  must be accompanied by an accepted chec|tie  for ten per cent of the amount of the tender.  The department'does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement ifthoy insert it without authority  from the Dopnt'tinetit. 'A-'A  A. L.JARVIS.  Assistant Deputy Minister  and Secretary of Agriculture.  Ottawa, .lanuary u, 1912.  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  Water Notice  T T. 1). l'ickiird, of Hedley, B. C, by occupa-  1 > tion Assiiycf, as agent for the Ashawota  Tower Company, Limited, of Vancouver, give  notice that I intend on the fifteenth day of  March next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon,  to apply to the Water Commissioner at his  ofllce at Fairview for a licence to take and use  100 cubic feet of water per second from the  Aslinola, river, a tributary of the Siniilkanieen  river. The water to be used forpoweron 11 site  to be chosen nuar the southern boundary of the  Ashnola Indian reserve.  T. D. PICK ARM  Dated this 15th day of January, 1912  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  !  ���������  ���������  ���������  t  x  ���������  t  t  ���������  WITH THE  NEW   YEAR  Look up Your Stock of Office Stationery and  see whether there is not something you  need  to lighten work and increase business in 1912  Beware the rubber stamp ad on your  stationery or the ready-made Bill-head  or statement. It always looks "one  horse" and will hurt your business by  creating a bad impression.  Your own name and Business neatly  printed on good paper will make friends  for you wherever it goes.  We do all Kinds of  Gommeroial Frintina  Including Letter-heads, Bill-heads, Statements,  Envelopes, Notes, Receipts, Shipping-  Tags,   Price   Lists,   Blotters,  Mining Forms,  Etc.  Send in Your Orders to the  WATER NOTICE  T T. D.tJ������jekiu*d. of Hedley, I?. C, by occupa-  J-' tion, assayer, as agent for tho Ashawota,  Power Company, Limited, of Vancouver, give  notice that I intend on thc2l)thduy of February  next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, to apply  to the AVnter Commissioner at his ofllce at  Fairview font licence to take and nso '250 cubic  feet of water per second from the .Similkaiiieoii  river. Tiie water to ho used for power on a site  to be chosen near the mouth of 20 mile creek,  and on a site to bo chosen adjoining the Fast  line of Lot 1IIII8.  2-1 T. D. PICKARI)  Dated this 13th day of January, 1912  ���������  ��������� j  ���������  <  41  <j  i]  A  <i  | Hedley  Gazette  Job Department  and They will have Prompt Attention  ****+���������*****���������*���������#***���������+���������********���������<  SUBSCRIBE FORTHE GAZETT! THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,    FEB  15, 1912.  Town and Distrkft.  BoRN���������lu Heelley, February 10th, to  Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Gilbert, a son.  A school has been opened at Five-  nule with Miss Haggie ;is teacher.  F. H. Parsons, of Olallii, was in town  on Monday accompanied by his wife  and child.  F. II. French mid W..J. Forbes went  Lo Keremeos on Monday evening to  aid in the organization of a game protective association.  Tho working force on the Kettle  Valley is all the time increasing and  last week saw some more outfits come  over die V. V. & E.  Everything is in readiness foi* the  Golf Club dance in Fraternity Hall to-  .  morrow (Friday) night.     The music  will be supplied by W. Knight and  Miss JLyall, of Princeton.  Severn I carloads of machinery for  the B. C. Portland Cement company's  plant at East Princeton passed through  recently and the rest is to follow shortly. Theie will be some forty' car loads  of it in all.  Lost���������On Tuesday evening between  Hedley and Cosgrove's, ajnouse-color-  ed wrist bag or purse with metal  letters ''C. B." on the outside. Finder  is requested to leave same at the Gazette office.  M. S. Middleton, assistant horticulturist at Victoria, sends us a program  of the short courses which we gladly  publish in this issue as it will interest  and benefit our readers at Keremeos,  Sidley, Rock Creek and elsewheie.  The Moneymaker is the name of a  little leal estate magazine issued by  the Colonial Investment Co. and edited by G. Wynn Wilson. It will tell  you all about snaps in Vancouver real  estate with Port Mann for specialties.  J.J. Irwin, first teller of the Bank  of B. N. A. in Hedley. is now manager  of the branch recently opened by the  Bank at Lytton, B. C. The Hedley  friends of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin are  pleased to learn of his promotion.  L. W. Shatford, M. P. P.. is now  vice-president of the Bank of Vancouver. Last year he was second vice-  president. The bank had an eminently successful year* in its first year of  business, and is rapidly rising into  popularity.  Billy Lonsdale, master mechanic,  sprained his back wrestling with a six  inch pipe in the cyanide department  and is forced to take a lay-off for a few  days. He is. in the hospital and a few  days' rest ahd attention will straighten him out again.��������������� " ' ���������'".'.  G. P. Jones, local manager of the  Hedley Gold Mining Co., made a  speedy trip over to Grand Forks at  the end of last week. While there he  went through the Granby works and  saw how Granby ores are treated, and  there he met the officials of the Great  Northern who were taking a run over  the line and brought him back Which  enabled him to save a day oh the trip.  W. F. Cameron, who was Vernon's  first -merchant and also Vernon's first  mayor, died last week in a sanitarium  in Guelph, Ont. It was men like him  who made the days of long ago a golden age to look back upon, with its  sturdy honest friendship and square  dealing between man and man. Rest  his ashes, for there were few truer or  better men than Billy Cameron.  The people of Keremeos are petitioning for very needed alterations  and extensions in the telephone system. OnO of the principal ends sought  is the -extension of the line to connect  with the Boundary system. As the  provincial highway is to take that  route there is no reason why the telephone system should not be in advance of it.  Mike Costello informs the Gazette  that several bench placer claims  have been staked dp-Wjri the river for  Vancouver parties. Either Mike was  joshing about it or somebody"else, will  be made to see the josh later on, a la  Vancouver mining, for it is funny that  bench claim staking should be done in  that particular spot. But go to it.  There may be a pot of gold right there  for nil anyone knows to the contrary.  The Gazette acknowledges receipt of  a button badge for the mining convention which opens in Spokane to-day.  The design is apt and besides distinguishing the wearer thereof as belonging in some capacity to the piofes'sion  of mining, will serve as a souvenir of  the event. The centre ot the design is  taken up with a pick and shovel,  doubtless to make the prospector feel  at home. The pick is all right: but as  the shovel is got up on the design of a  farmer's scoop shovel, we fancy we  hear an old time prospector start in to  cuss the man that would expect a  fellow to put in a day's work in an  open cut with tliat sort of weapon.  Some of the local golfers have been  out and found the playing not bad at  all. It is too early to begin fixing up  the holes yet as there is liable to be a  little more winter before the weather  gets down to permanent spring business. There is a gang of vagrant nags  wandering around that,have already  done considerable'lia'rin to the course  and now is the time they can do more  harm in a few days than their hides  are worth. ' If the owners of them  will turn out a little later on with  pick or hoe and fill in the deep hoof  marks they make by sinking in the  ground while the fiostis coming out  it wouldn't be so bad, but as they are  not at all likely to do so the next best  thing would appear to be to set the  dogs on the four-footers.  On Friday night last Hedley masons  had the pleasure of a visit from  Princeson brethern who came down  for the regular monthly meeting. The  visitors were J. Holden, superintendent of the Princeton Coal and Land  Co., and J. F. Logsdon and W. D.  Gorden, engineers for the same company, the latter" two brethern being  members of Hedley Lodge. The party  brought their wives along and had it  been known in advance that they  were coming some provision would  have been made for entertainment of  ^he ladies while their husbands were  otherwise engaged. Keremeos inerii'--  bers of the Lodge were represented by  W. Bro. Cameron and F. J. Saiive.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  EY:  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  v <   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 COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY; B.C.  PROMINENT SPOKANE WINNER  A Typical White Leghorn Female Owned  by the Westwood-Brooke Poultry  Farm, Princeton,' B. C.  Mr.  and Mrs.  L. G.  MacHaffie ������������d  wife came in on Monday from their  European trip to have a few clays with  Mrs..MacH*iffie's parents in Hedley before proceeding  back to Fort George  where.  Mr. MacHaffie will resume his  duties as manager of the Bank of British  North America.    Unfortunately  they ran the  time too close to  have  much  to spo-ve and could only stop a  couple of days.    Their trip   to  England and the continent was' a most enjoyable one and  will doubtless  hold  many pleasant memories for them in  the years  to come.    Fort George  is  still so isolated   that the trip in from  Ashcroft will take six days.   Mr. Mac-  Haffie's leave of "absence extends only  to the first of March and with a visit  to Mr. MacHaffle's parents in Vancouver the intervening time will be fully  occupied.  t  t  Get the Best  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  "NULLl   SECUNTMJS  winner of 1st Prize Interstate Fair,  Spokane, 1911; Is-; Prize Spokane  Poultry Show, 1911; also "Shape Special" Spokane Poultry Show, 1911.  Besides winning the above prizes  this pullet also laid 109 eggs before she  was nine months old.  "Watch for advertisement re egg-  settings to appear in forthcoming issues of Gazette.  X Buy from Us and You Get X  no Other  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  ���������  Potatoes, $2.00 per ioo lbs.  Onions, 5 cents per lb.  Apples, leading varieties,  $2.50 per tjox  ���������  ���������  ��������� Fresh   Curlew   and    Government ���������  ���������  Creamery Butter and Morn  ing Glory Eggs  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  AND  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Feb. 10,1912 :  AT TIT 15 MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  Feb   4 . 38        .. 20  The number' of beaver taken this  year in the province has been large  and is larger than that specified by  the provincial game warden. The  number taken on the Similkameen  river between here and Aslmola is not  known for. while some of the trappers  observed the law and confined their  trapping to the period specified, there  were others who made it a go-as-you-  please. William Bryant got four, all  of which were taken within the period  and duly reported by him as required.  A party of Great Northern officials  comprising- Traffic Manager Kinney,  Assistant Traffic Manager Costello,  and district traffic agent, Smith, went  through to Coalniont last week, passing through here about midnight on  'Thursday. The report was current  tliat the trip had to do with the immediate inauguration of regular train  service through to Coalniont but there  is nothing definite as yet in that direction. It is understood, however, that  arrangements have been made for the  transportation of machinery for the  coal mines at Coalniont.  5  ���������12  25  G  31  -13  7  31  21  S  30  20  9  32  15  10  29  19  Average maximum temperature 36.11  Average, minimum do        23.2S  Mean temperature 29.71  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall       "       " 1.  COUUESPOMDI.S'G WEEK OK LAST* YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 25,  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a straight life policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  OF CANADA  ���������  ���������  Average  maximum  do  21.14  Lowest minimum  do  0.  Average  minimum  do  0.42  Mean  do  1S.7S  AT  THK  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Feb   4  27  , ,  20  it  33  ,  .  30  (i  31  30  7  38  30  8  48  31  9  ���������Jo  , r  30  10  37  t t  30  Average  maximum tempera  ture 37.42  Average  minimum  do  29.57  Mean  do  33.49  Rainfall for the week  0.0   inches  Snowfall  n        .<  0.51  ti  CORHE3PONDI.VG WEEK OIj' LAST YEAK  Highest maxim urn temperature 39  Average  do  do  31,57  Lowest minimum  do  12  Average  do  do  20.57  Mean  do  27.78  The history of thousands of policies  on the above plan shows that it has  cost less than four dollars per year to  carry a policy of one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this call on the local representative and see the history of  one policy for 20 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Kstato.  Mines,  Grown   Grants   Applied   For  Under   Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Hay Insuranco Co.  Columbia Kiro Insurance Co.  American Central Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B. C.  Every Plan of Genuine' Insurance  it  is  the  people's  Company and  profits are all for the people  its  This accounts for the wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  *     *     *     ������     *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Evenjthing New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  722RM^IDE,AVlv.  \ya- rripk.eJ1a(fioncf,CZii}c-  Gfcfiings.Cutf &iPrf'rif/r>$JpbA'f  tJ/roni TIiotas&DnatiXrigsjfor  <Boo/(letj,Profpecti, (analogue/  ~Mapj, Irefterffe&Jf.flagajinef  vWeohpaperf, ant/off purpose/.  Phone JUain 6434  C$pof{an%y- JVetHifJxgraJiqg (so.  Pf\L/\6E.  Uveru, Feed.fc Sale Stables  HEDLEY   li. C.  W. J. TWISS  Manager for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  "\ A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.   If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Gompanij.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phon.   M        INNIS BROS. Proprietors.  WHEN WRITING ADVERTISERS TLEASE  MENTION   THIS TAPER THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, FEB 15,1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkarneen-��������� Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Pete Marcott, of Nicola, was a visitor at the Centre last week end.  Messrs. French, .Sproule and Forbes,  all of Hedley, were visitors to town  Monday last.  Mr. L. G. Maclialne. and wife, passed through Monday last, to spend a  few days in Hedley before returning  to Fort George.  Mrs. -Ezra Mills, who has been laid  up at her home with sickness the past  two weeks, we are pleased-to say is  now convalescent.  Claude Snowden, of Princeton, came  in Monday to represent the sportsmen  of that district, at tiie meeting of the  Game .Protective Association.  J. W. Whitely, of Vancouver, organizer of the L. O. L. in this Province was in town Thursday last, going  on to Princeton the. following day.  Arthur Potter, and Ella Bulger, of  Oroville, Wash., were married, at  Keremeos, last Thursday, Rev. A. H.  Canieroin performing the ceremony.  A meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable growers, will be held in the  Town Hall, Keremeos, on Saturday,  February 17th, at 2 p. in. All interested in this business should be '.on  hand.  N. Harrison, of Strath more, Alta.,  is a guest at the Central Hotel. Mr.  Harrison intends to stay in the district for the next two weeks and have  a good look around before making any  .investment.  The following petition has been  drawn up. We, the undersigned residents of Keremeos and surrounding  district, do hereby petition the Department of Public Works that the  following alterations be made in the  telephone system, now operating in  the Vale-Cariboo district, as follows:  That the connecting line between  Keremeos and Penticton be made tii  follow the main highway between  these points, and the line which now  connects with Fairview be continued  down the Okanagan valley to Osoyoos  and thence to Bridesville or to connect  up with the telephone system now  operating in the Boundary country.  Now this petition is lying in the post  office and has already been signed by  fifty residents, but there are many  more who believe this change should  be made on account of the heavy traffic between* these points, so kindly  wake up. and realize and then you  won't have need to say what should  have been done. If you want anything done get in and drill.        .  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. li. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  '���������'������������������      for sale at right prices  TOflMY SING, Keremeos  i  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  GENERAL NEWS  C. A.C Stewart u*as the first to'arrive* in Keremeos, this year, with an  automobile coming "in last Thursday  from Penticton. This car is one of  the latest designs and needs no cranking; you just press the button and  away you go.    Honk! Honk!  A G. N. Special passed through on  Thursday at 11.30 p. m. for the west,  returning on Friday at 3.30 p.m. with  officials amongst which were: W. P.  Kinney, General Traffic Manager; M.  J. Costello, Asst.-Tiattic Manager; H.  A. Noble, General Passenger Agent,  all of St. Paul, and R. J. Smith, District Passenger-Agent, at Nelson.  The first meeting of the. Game Protective Association took place in the  town hall on Monday evening last,  with AV. J. Forbes in the chair and  W. M. Daly as sec-treas. Princeton  and Hedley were represented and a  very successful meeting was the result. Resolutions were drawn up and  adopted, the particulars of which will  be fully printed in next week's Gazette.  The K. K. K. had a splendid time as  the guests of Mrs. E. M. Daly, last  Thursday. A. very good programme  was provided by the eointnittee. After  the programme refreshments were  very generously served by the hostess.  The meeting came.to a close about  10:30 p. in. and two democrat loads  and two or three single rigs then  set out for Keremeos. All the club  pronounced this evening to be one of  the best spent in the history of the  K. K.-K.  The Horticultural branch of the Department of Agriculture intends holding under the auspices of the Farmers'  Institute, a two day course in Fruit  and Vegetable Growing, in the Town  Hall, Keremeos, on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 20th and 27th. Programs  and posters of the meeting will be  posted later We hope to have a good  meeting of all fruit and vegetable  growers of our district as it "will be  important for us to get all tho information we can.  The concert given by the Ladies Aid  in   the Town   Hall, Keremeos,   was a  decided  success, surpassing anything  ever given by local talent, here before.  It would not be fair to make a distinction  amongst  the performers as each  and  everyone   played  or   sang   their  parts splendidly.    A.  dialogue consisting of Miss Traitb, Miss FI. Innis, Mr.  ' Crooker  and   Mr.  P.   ���������).   Quant,   was  very amusing and caused ntiicli laughter    Solos were rendered by Mrs. J. A.  Brown, Mrs. Ii. L. Gibson, Mrs. W.M.  Frith,    Miss    Oriel    Meuusctte,   with  gieat success.'���������  Vocal duet by Mrs. W.  M. Frith and Mrs. J Mi. Gibson.. Pianoforte duet by  Miss   10. Bromley  and  Miss   IJ. Innis  and violin  solo by Mr.  \V. Al.   Daly  were  all  well   rendered  and great   appreciation \v;is .shown by  the audience.   The receipts of the concert,  amounted  ton   little  over* fifty  dollars.  An explosion of five tons of dynamite at Fort Frances, Ont. killed a  dozen men.  Vancouver may find it necessary to  follow Denver's experience and substitute restaurant girls armed with custard pies. The police are apparently,  unable to stop the hold:nps.        *  The January fire loss on the North  American continent was the greatest  of any month yet experienced.  No fire Insurance was carried on  the Equitable-..Life Insurance, Company's building destroyed by fire recently and valued at $15,000,000. The  Monetary Times mentions it as an  illustration of the "lack of one doctor's  faith in the other doctor's cure."  Canada's fisheries are claimed to be  the most extensive of any in the  world, Last year the catch amounted  to $30,000,000 of which less than $4,-  000,000 was contributed by the inland  fisheries and all the rest-was from the  sea fisheries.  J. J. Hill is reported to be trying to  obtain control of the Harriman system of railways.  Irish members of parliament who  are home rulers are to be taxed $250  annually for the support of the home  rule campaign fund. Will this promote or dampen their enthusiasm ?  Mexican rebels are again on the war  path and already have captured six  cities from the government.  Sir Dan Mann sees a great future  for New Westminster.  The Countess of Warwick is to receive $1500 each for 25 lectures to be  delivered in the United States and  Canada.  The railway commission at the request of the British Columbia provincial government is to take a hand in  preventing railways from causing fires  in forest areas by their locomotives.  The old Bush Fires Act which has  been carried on the. British Columbia  Statutes for years and was more honored in the breach than in the observance is being repealed* because the  new Forestry Act which was made fo  cover the same ground is calculated to  cover it more effectually.  Hydophohia has broken out virulently among the dogs in Fort William  Ontario, and some deaths have resulted to humans who have been bitten.  Much British Capital is expected to  seek Canadian investment this coming  summer and Lloyd-George's taxation  laws are proving a powerful factor in  sending it over here.  J. A. BROWN  ���������-���������'   :- Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE INSURANCE  AGENCY HEDLEY G AZETTE  OFFICE  KEREMEOS, B.C.  Keremeos-Penticton Mail Stagev  A first-class new auto has been added to AV. E. Weiby's stage and Livery  business at Penticton and a thoroughly competent driver has been engaged  to run the ear.  Phone 14 W. E. Wei.bv  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  REAL ESTATE MINES  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos. B. C.  Buy a Sack and Start the New Year right.  You cannot hope to have good Bread unless  you use good flour  Be sure and ask for Five Roses  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  e, iE: Shaw  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office of J. A. Brown  KEREMEOS -  B.C.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting- of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing'; land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  ESTRAY  Strayed to the premises of the undersigned during the fall of 1910 one  red yearling steer with white face,  branded >Oon left hip and nick in  ear. Owner mav have same.by proving property and, paying expenses.  Berth-: Allison  ������  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  ���������������������������  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  me  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you elo better with your savings by  sending them outside to- invest in some speculative scheme, more or less ''hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the bank and at the sahie time offers such  big returns oh the capital invested.  REME/nBER  We  offer no land but what has  the  water already on it  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  me  : me  me:  me  mr  me:  m>  me  m>  m>  mi  ���������������.���������  &  mi  mi  mi  m>  mi  mi  m  mi  mi  mi  mi  m  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  Hope Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale district. Where  located:   On Sixteen Mile. Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Ainsley Mcgmw,  F. M. C. No, IO'il2H agent for John McLean, F.  M. C. iOai'ili, and Joseph Rotherham, F. M. C.  No. 40548H, intend, sixty days from tho dato  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder font.  Certificate of Iinprovrincnt, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of sqoh Certificate of  improvements.  Dated this third day of November. A.I)., lilll  PRINCETON   BREWING   CO.  PRINCETON, B. C.  Make the  NOTED HOP GOLD BEER  THEIR NOTED HALF AND HALF  (HALF STOUT AND PORTER)  is a Winner.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  mstkict oi' v.vi.i-:  rPAKK NOTICE that Emile Jensen, of Glen  -1- ��������� Valley, New Westminster District, Ji. C.  occupation .Farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described  land.  Commencing at a post planted (northwest  coiner) about six chains distant and in a northerly direction from the Ashnola River and  about seventeen miles from its mouth thence  enstliO chains, thence south'.SO chains, thence  west IK) chains, Uionco north 20 chains to point  of commencement, coiitniiiing 120 acres more  or less  KMILK JENSEN  II. C. N. Ktches. agent.  October 17th. I!)ll lfl-10  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.   Comprising ioo Acres  Largest growers of Nursery Stock in British Columbia.    All stock wintered .in our cellars and no dainger of buring winter* killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  ~*9f|  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Ci  ���������editors' Trust Deeds  Act,  Amending Acts.  101.1, and  -\j"OT[CE is hereby given thatFerinin J.Kaiivc  -'���������^ of Keremeos, in the Province of Uritish  Columbia, trading under the name of F. J.  Sauvo & Co., merchant, assigned to Thomas  W. Coleman, of the Town of Keremeos, Druggist, in trust for the benefit of his creditors, all  his real and personal property, credits and effects, which may be seized nnd sold under execution: which assignment hears date the nth  day of February, A." I.).. 1012  Creditors are required tosend to the assignee,  Thomas W. Coleman, Keremeos, .IJ. C, on or  before the 17t.li day of February, 1012, particulars, duly vei-illed of their claims, nnd of the  security, if any held by them.  A meeting of the creditors will be held at the  ofllce of T.'W. Coleman, Keremeos, U. (.'. on  the 17th day of February. .11)12, at the hour or 2  o'clock in the afternoon for the purpose of giving directions.for the disposal of the estate.  Keremeos, \i. C, Feb. fltli, 1912.  THOS. W. COLEMAN  Assignee.  Trade M^rks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable Coirimunica-  lions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  Bent free. Oldest iiueney for socurtuK patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without clmrge. iu the  Scientific American.  A handsomely illustrated weekly. T.nruest circulation of any scientific Journal. Terms, $3 a  yoitr: four months, $!.  Sold by all newsdealers.  Branch Ofllce, <*'!*i jr St.. Washlnmoii. D. C.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  Xi-'w Yokk Fractional Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District,   Where located: Camp Hedley  Take Notice that I. Ainsley Megraw, F.M.C.  No. I0512H. agent for the Hedley Gold Mining  Company Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No".  1122100, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt to the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 117, must be commenced before the issu-  ahec of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of Novi liiber. 11)11    HMO  NOTICE  PentlGton-Keremeos  AUTO STAGE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  lUSTKK'T CM'' VAI.K  'PAKE notice tliat 1. U'illian Charles Lyn.ll.  L of Hedley. meri-haut, intends to apply  for permission to' purchase the following described lands  Commencing al, a post, planted at northwest  corner of Lot 11)72, situate on the Hinillknmoeii  river, thence south 20 chains thence west 20  chains, thence north 20 chains, thence oust 20  chains to point of commencement, containing  acres more or less.  WILLIAM CHARLES LYALL  November IStli, 11)11  Mortiner J. Costello, Agent.  18-1  Makes  the round  trip between.  Keremeos and Penticton  everyday and  Meets All Trains & Boats  Making   Close Connections and  Affording- Rapid Transit  No  Driver allowed to handle,  car  who   does not   thoroughly  understand   his   car   and  must i  exercise   greatest   care   at   all  times.  Fare $6.00.   Return $io.ooj  S. M. STUDEBAKER

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