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 i air ith rni hihh in ir������n������*.���������  ^���������A^^f^^MT-7,  /  ^ i  r.~. ��������� J,-'t;*j' ,f..",-.-;v*.',-.������';i"'V.A;;'..:. ���������>*'-,.,.,.-!,!���������  #'-;\  ���������*.*'        *  '*- -V'  AND SIMILElAMEEN  Volume XI.     Number 3.  HEDLEY, B.C., THUESDAY, JS&KRUARY 4 191������  JmSGLMKE  lA/������tchrrieik-*.������������i- ���������  HBDCEY, B.C.  ClOGks and Watches for Sale.  N. Thompson' ' piionk seymour 5913  MGR.' WKEH'KR.V CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  ��������� Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, 847-63 Beatty Stroet  Vancouver, B. C.        c '  . CAMSELL'.S* REPORT  Report of Work Done   in The Similkameen in 1913   -  r !-.-���������>  -7(  V'r.>--rv..'  ������r- *  VERTISER.  ������^pt������ -$2.00, In Advance  A. F. & A. M.  sa  ������ REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. Mi,  are held' on tho second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Ilcdley. Visiting  brethren aro cordially invited to attend.  A. CREELMAN,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Regular    meetings of  Hedley, Lodge 1714 are held ou  "the  first and third ^Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  ������������0  Ladies meet 2nd and I Mondays  Visiting brethern aro cordially invited  A. ,T. KING, XV. M  C. P. DALTON, Sec't.  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Orovirle, 1st  to 20th of each inonth.  Office  on North   Main   Street.  If  p������T  F<������  F������  BROWN  British Columbia  Land Surveyor  Teu No. "S  PENTICTC  P. 0. Dhawiok liJO  >N,  B.  C.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL ENGINEER axd BRITISH  COLUJ1IUA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building;       -        Princeton  WalterClayton  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  .    MONEY TO  LOAN'  PENTICTON,  B. C.  During 1913, the greater part of the  season usually devoted to'field work  was spent on work in connection with  the Twelfth International Geological  Congress. This work included the  preparation of the guidebooks for the  various excursions, attendance at,the  session in Toronto, and participation  as guide on Excursion* C2 to the Pacific coast and return.  In consequence of this, it was-the  middle of September before tegular  field work was begun in southwestern  British Columbia, and only six weeks  was devoted to it, including the time  spent in ' travelling ' to and from the  field. The work included the collecting of soils from Enderby, Kelowna  and Peachland, in Okanagan valley,,  for the Agrogeological Congress to be  held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in the  summer of 1914: thfe examination of a  reported occurance of oil at Kelowna,  and a general reconnaissance of the  Similkameen district-to outline the  area in which future topographic and  geological work should be carried out,  and to keep in touch with the pro  gress of mining development there*.  Hedley���������At Hedley, little has been,  done    during  the  past year  on   any  mineial  claims other than those owned by  the  Hedley Gold  Mining Company.     A group  of claims,  however,  lying  in the northwestern  part of the  camp, has been bonded by a syndicate  composed  of a  few   members  of the  Hedley Gold  Mining  Company,   and  - two -.-day moo d. d ri l.ls. .w^ce ���������- hej n y* used.  throughout  the summer  to  test  the  beds of the  Nickel Plate formation on  the Red Mountain claim.     The Nickel  Plate formation is here covered by the  Red Mountain foimation,  and where  drilling  was being done lies about 400  feet vertically below the surface.    The  slope  of  the  mountain   is  here very  steep  and   water  had   to  be  pumped  over the top of Nickel Plate mountain  and more  than   1,000  feet down  the  city for some years, a'nd' tOttcdui^bov  eries made within the last two year.*-,  have "extended the life* of���������'the mine  several years beyond this period. Altogether there is good' Feasbn to expect a continuance of mining on this  propet ty for several years to-come,  and if prospecting is actively and intelligently prosecuted-on this and adjoining property, there���������should be no  fear of the exhaustion *"of, the Hedley  camp for many years to come.  Copper Mountain ���������- At Copper  mountain, 12 miles south'of Princeton, prospecting, of tho "copper depos-,  its is being actively carried on by the  British Columbia Copper Company,  with a stall' of a.bout 100'men and live  diamond' drills. The 'Company has  options on eleven .mineral claims, but  most of the work was being done during the summer on the Sunset, Helen  "H. Gardner, and Princess May mineral claims, where a considerable tonnage of low grade coppeivore carrying  a small amount of goldiind silver, has  been outlined. !  Coalmont���������After meeting  with   a  good deal  of discouragement due to  local  crushing and  disturbance of the  coal seams,   development'in the Tula-  meen  coal basin  at  Coalmont  ceased  early  in 1913,  and  the .property was  sold   to  another company.     The old  company  had attempted, to mine  the  coal from-a  point on the north side of  ���������the basin where the outcrop approached nearest  to the Tulaiheeri riv'^r and  the railway line.     Unt'ovtunately, the  seams at this point have 'been disturbed by a strong strike-fault which left  them in a very much  shattered condition  and rendered tho *coal   unfit for  ���������use      The-aew  eoiupai;--proposes to.  mine  the coal  from the south side of  the basin where the seam outcrops on  the north fork of Granite creek.     The  seams  here  have  proved   to be  more  regular in  dip and strike and   have  already been prospected by a number  of adit tunnels, the lomrest of which is  nearly 1,000 feel in length. This point,  however,   is nearly 3  miles in a direct  line from the Gieat Not thorn Railway  line  in Tuliimeen   valley and   this dis-  HOSPITAL MEETING  The postponed annual geneinl meeting of the Hedley General Hospital  was held in Fraternity hall on Tuesday evening last at.7:30 p.m. The attendance was not as large as was desired, but as there was not much hope  of securing a large attendance and as  the meeting had been postponed once,  the business of the evening was gone  on with.  Mr. C. P. Dalton was elected chairman for' the evening and Mr, F. Ii.  French was secretary.  Minutes of the pievious meeting  were read and confirmed nnd the.  treasurer's statement was presented  at the meeting and showed that the.  past year had been a very satisfactory  one. The institution breaking even  for the year, although it had been under extra expense owing to the purchase of a. X-ray and other equipment  of a permanent nature.  Tho, treasurer's report and the annual statement will be puniished in  the next issue.  The directors appointed for the following year are: G. P. Jones, F. II.  French, G. H. Spioule, Ii. D. Barnes,  R. S. Collin, T. R. Willey, and C. P.  Dalton,  HOCKEY MATCH  Hedley Wins From Merritt in Overtime  Fixture by Score of 9 to 8  KEREMEOS   TURN TABLES  GREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C. .**.'..  Bar and Table thelBest.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation ,  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  western side, so that the difficulties of   t.ince  will  h.lve Lo  be ovei conic by  ���������,.*... \,i;���������i,;..���������   .. ��������� ,    1   ��������� ,:.....   First-class Line of Cigars, Tobacco  and Soft Drinks always  on hand  MILLIARD <������b TOPLEY  So*  I Grand  Union &  ote  X  X  X  I X  # HEDLEY,   British Columbia x  X ��������� ��������� ��������� X  x ��������� -- ? x  X x  x x  X  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up X  X f.  X First-Class Accommodation. "S  J������ Bar Stocked with Best Brands  3ff  X of Liquor and Cigars 5  I i  I X  ������������ A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor   Jf  & '*  ROLL   MB   A GAME   AT   ROLLS  establishing a camp and carrying on  the work were very great. On account of these difficulties, the work  can only be carried on during the  summer months.  On the property owned by the Hedley Gold Mining  Company,   all work  has been  discontinued  on  the   three  Sunnyside  mines and all the ore mined is now being drawn from No. 3 and  No. 4 tunnels of the Nickel Plate mine.  On   the  exhaustion ' of  tho  main  ore  body above tho level of No. 3 tunnel���������  an event which is not far distant���������the  mine will be worked with No. 4 tunnel  as  the main  entry.     Two ore  bodies  are now  being tniiied.     The upper or  original  Nickel Plate  ore body which  lies  on a  footwall of porphyritic gab-  bro  and   has  been   shown   to   have  a  length   of about "1,100   feet  from the  outcrop,   has beeii  stoped  out  for almost its entire length.    The lower ore  body   lies   directly    underneath    the  gabbro footwall of the  upper ore body  and   litis   been  proven  for   about  000  feet.     This  ore  body,   known  as the  No. 5 ore body,   dips about 30 degrees  to  the  northwest.     It extends below  the level  of No. 4 tunnel  and is being  mined by.an incline from  that tunnel.  Other ore bodies  have been proved by  diamond dulling to lie below the No. 5  ore  body and   these are to  be worked  by a  main   incline from  No. 4 tunnel.  Diamond  drilling  has also proved the  existence of a body of ore of unknown  extent  to  the  north  of the  main  incline.    Enough ore. remains in the ore  bodies  now being  worked to keep the  reduction  plant working  to its oapa-  tramway.  ...Four feet of serpentine ��������� quartz has  been struck in the roof of the Argo  tunnel. Practical .mining men say  that the Aigo mine has the outer  marks of.'a great mine.  The miners in Phoenix expect another raise in wages next inonth, owing to the   rise in the prize of copper.  The Highland Valley coppei' prop-  perties, near Ashcroft, have been  bonded to the British Columbia Copper Company for $100,000.  R. A. Brown has machinery on the  ground at the Volcanic mine, 10 miles  from Grand Forks, and will install it  in the spring. There is a 900-foot tunnel at this mine, which will be driven  900 feet more, giving the properly a  depth of 1200 feet. To treat the ore  Mr. Brown will erect a 1000-ton smelter a short distance from the mine.  The British Columbia Copper company will build it mill at its Princeton  property and ship the concentrates to  the Greenwood smelter. The mill  will be equipped with the oil flotation  process.  A shipment of 1-100'tons of matte  from the Hidden Creek smelter arrived at the Granby smelter in this  city this week. The matte contains a  high percentage of iron, and it is he  insr-; run through the furnaces as a flux  for the Phoenix ore. This was the  first shipment of this nature received  at the local works, but if the experiment proves successful and profitable,  other shipment are sure to follow.���������  Grand Forks Sun.  On Saturday last the Hedley ..boys'  hockey team journeyed to Keremeos  to give the. boys of that town a return  game. This time the tables were  turned and the local boys were defeated by a score of G to 1. Three  fifteen minute periods were played  and as the game was not started till  five o'clock it was pretty dark before  the finish. Keremeos had a couple  of new faces on the line up and these  accounted mostly for the defeat of  the home team. During the game  only one man was lulled oil' the ice,  Lloyd Armstrong getting two minutes  for slashing. H. Burns was referee  and R. II. Caimicheal was judge of  play.    The players were:���������  Keremeos Hedley  G. Clitike goal li. Jones  C. Harrison point R, Clare  G. Cawston cover point J. Bromley  J.Clarke right wing Leo Broun  L. Armstrong left wing B. Jones  G. Kirby centre G.Luke  On Tuesday evening the much talked  of game of hockey between Merritt  and Hedley was played at the local  rink and the many people who turned  out to see the match certainly got  their money's worth as the result of  "the game was in doubt until the tap  of tiie gong.  The game  was one  of the " best  yet  seen on the local ice  and  as  the   two    '  teams  were   pretty    evenly   matched  there    was   something   doing   every  minute they were on the ice.  The score at the end of the tliiid  period wns eight all and overtime had  to be resorted too in oidcr to find the  winning team. Five- minutes each  way wtis agreed on by both teams and  seven of the ten minutes were, gone*  befoie Hedley was able to get the-  rubber into the net and score the  winning goal. Merritt worked haul to  tie the score but the lime was short  and the local teamweie the winners  after one of the hardest fought games  ever seen 011'lhe local ice.  Men-it t started oir with a rush at  the start of the g-tme and succeeded  in scoiing twice hefoie the Hedley  boys got started and it looked for a  time as if Merritt. was, going to have  a walk away, but they could not hold  the pace for long and at the end of the'  first period the score stood 3 to 2 in  favor of Men itt but the play was all  clown tit their end of the ice and  their-, goal again in danger but the  gong saved it.  - ..JIL.,^..se.C0.I1.fl. P.l'LlPd  Met 1 itt again . . _  sucr   ed d in  scoring .right after   the  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following tire the readings show-  ing temperature, etc., for the week  ending. Jan 30 1915:  AT  THE  MINK.  Maximum  ���������Ml  niiwmi  Jan   24  20  0  25  30  5  20  2S  10  27  30  12  28  29  IU  29  27  S  30  31  f      ���������   ���������  15  Average maximum temperature 28.71  Average, minimum do 9.  Mean temperature 18.S5  Haiti fall for the week    00.0 inches.  Snowfall " 2.00  OOKRE.SPO.VIM.VO WEEK Ol-'   LAST   VKAII  Highest maximum' temperature 20.  Average maximum do 23.14  Lowest minimum do 4.  Average minimum do 13.1-1  Mean  do  IS. 1-1-  AT  THE  aur.L.  Maximum  M  mini inn  Jan  24  25  20  27  2S  29  30  31  30  35  37  32  30  2S  15  12  17  20  20  19  17  face-oft     but   Hedley    came     right  back an I notched   up  two   tieing  the  s-coie  ;md  in     a   few   minutes  after  they   got another   giving  llieui   the  lead.    This   was  all   scoring   in   this  peiiod.    The    thud    and  last session  was   the  best  of  them  till   the game  see-sawing   back  and  forth   and   the  many    spectators    weie given   many  thrills.     Merritt succeeded, in  tieing  the    score    again    only  to   have   the  local boys come  right  back and  take  the lead,   Merritt  again  succeeded  in  again tieing  and  Hedley, again   took  the lead.    With  only  a few   minutes  left to play the   visitors scored   again  and  as the gong  rang in  a couple  of  there was no more damage done.  Hiid the ice been in better shape the  game would have been faster, but as  far its the spectators wero concerned  they were given enough thrill for one  night and ovcrbody went home happy.  Few .penalties were banded out  during the game and in this respect  Merritt-was the ono to suffer, having  had two of their men put off for tripping for three and two minutes.  NOTKS  Tin; Merritt boys are one of the  best bunch of sports that ever visited  Hedley.  "We look for Merritt to lake every  one of these games" says the Herald.  He evidently forgot the boys here said  they would the Merritt team how to  play hockey if they would make the  trip heie.  Average maximum temperatiue Sl.Sfi  Average minimum do 17.14  Mean do 24.50  Rainfall for the week     .0     inches  Snowfall       "       "'      1  COKUESI'CN-DIiVa WEEK OK LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 38  Average do do 31.14  Lowest minimum do 10.  Average do do IS.  Mean do 14.. 85  Luigi Bombeu, an Italian, employed  on the big railway cut near East  Princeton, was run over by a dinky  engine List Monday morning and died  while being brought to the hospital.  He. wtis 31 years of age and leaves a  wife and children in the old country.  An inquest was held Wednesday, and  the verdict of the jury exonerated the  contractors from blame. Burial look  place yesterday and the funeral wtis  quite largely .attended.���������Star. THEHRDtKY Gazette feb 4, 1915-.  Cbe Hkdley ������azsfte  and  Similkameen Advertiser."  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Yen r 9i.U0  "   (United Stiite-i)  'i-50  Advertising Rates  *Mcii-airt<inent. 1. lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not. exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion. 2o cunts for  eneh subsequent Insertion. Over one Inch.  ID cents nor line for first insertion nnd 6  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients ptiyablc in advance.  C'orlitlciilo of liuprut onii'iil-s ' SHI.H0  (Where more than one claim nppenrs  in notice. Si.W for ctiuli luldilional  claim.)  WM. C. MARTIN. Manaeinj; b'dltor.  Full Moon  r.nsc quar.  10  w ' New  fi     First  Moon  Hi  quar.  21.  1915  FKB  1915  Sun.  MOIL  I  Tnes. Wed.  Thu  . Fr  . Sat.  2       3  4  5  0  7  S  !J      10  n  12  13  14  15  ���������Hi     17  IS  19  20  21  22  23     24  25  2:5  27  2S   i  THE SUBMARINE MEN'ACE  Germany has sent her suh-uarincs  into the Irish Sea to prey upon Britain's mercantile marine. A few days  ago two merchant vessels were sent to  the bottom, one apparently torpedoed  and the >)t her sunk by mine!- attached  to the craft by the. crew of the sub-  niaiine. It is not known whether  one or moie of the enemy's underwater craft arc operating in the Irish  Sea, but the incidents reported show  the dangers to comiU'-i -.-..' in Mm new  and more powei fill sail.marines. They  are apparently able to operate at a  long distance from their bases. The  submarine LF-21, which is mentioned  as having torpedoed the Ben Craiichaii,  must, have travelled- over G00 miles  from her base to the Irish Self, even  supposing it possible that "'she left  Zeebruggee. The pieseticc of even  one of them in the Tiish Sea shows  the menace they ate to- merchant  ships. A new danger, that it will be.  difficult to combat, is apparent.   . ,  Germany's  submarines,   which   are  designated   U-17 to U-24 and   in which  class  is  included   the U-21,   are boats  equal  to  the British  D class.    They  displace   750  tons   when   submerged.  They have a gun   armament of one 14-  pounder disappearing gun,   which can  come  into  action   within   twenty   seconds of the boat rising to the surface,  ��������� and one 1-ponnder  automatic anti-aircraft gun, , which "remains  outt-ide the  boat and is   exposed-to  the sea when  she dives.    The class which is numbered from  U-25 onwards  contains boats  newer and more powerful.   It was one  of these  which torpedoed the Russian  cruiser   Pallada.     These   submarines  are driven   by heavy oil engines when  on   the   surface   and    with    electric  motors for use under water.     Each of  the  latter German ..submarines   have  four or five   torpedo  tubes and each  carries  a    supply  of (tight   or   moie  torpedoes.      The  limited    supply   of  torpedoes accounts for one of the mer  chant    vessels    being   blown    up    by  rnines.     It is easy to understand why,  especially  when   dealing   with   small  vessels, mines  should be used and not  torpedoes, foi* much, if not all the. submarine's efficiency would have vanished   were it supply of torpedoes to run  out.  It was generally thought that the  range of Germany's Latest submarines  would be tit least 1,000 miles and possibly, in some cases, as high as 2,000.  Germany, indeed, laid claim to have  these boats that would make the trip  to the Mediterranean. Obviously she  has submarines that can reach the  Irish Sea and return to their bases in  safety and they will have a fruitful  field to ply in along this part of the  English coast line. The experience of  the war shows that torpedo boat destroyers a'*e invaluable as a   defence  against the underwater.,craft-, and if  Germany is determined tirpursue this'  new. phrase of warfare against the  British mercantile marine it seems as  if destroyer flotillas will have to be-  more extensively used on the different  trade routes. It would be interesting  'to learn what was the starting point  of the submarine, or submarines, that  have been npcitiling in the Irish Sea.  If-it, was Zeebruggee, an eventuality  that hardly seems possible, their menace to li-.tflh' is further emphasized.  The Pious American's Creed  I dti believe in Freedom's cause,  Her Justice and Morality;  But when in her  the Prussian claw:  Are stuck���������my cue's Neutrality.  To slaughter gels and infants may���������  Or may not���������lie improper,  I haven't anything to say,  ..   .'���������..- . \  ' My deal is���������selling copper....^  I du delieve in treaties planned  To bindthe folks that make 'em,  And iii supplying contraband. '-   -  (For cash) fo'those who hi oak 'em.  I tin believe that War is Hell,  And Wroiijf must come a cropper,  But, if Wrong wants to buy, I sell  For ammunition���������copper.  T du believe in ideals great,  For troth and right I holler,  But what I love and venerate  Is the Almighty Dollar.  To Belgium  pain  and Prussian vice  Oh, Britain, put a stopper. -  But while  the. Kaiser pays my price  I'm out.to sell him copper.  Bank fc>y-.'Avail and &&.\z&  &. 'Xr'tjp to. rTo\AJti-        ��������� ;*'���������"'    '--'  pOR the benefit of those who live out of town, we have  arranged- a plan by which you can do your banking by mail quite as satisfactory as if you stood here at  our counters.     Come in and let us  explain the plan���������or  write for the information.  78 Years in Business.    Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  Hedley Branch,  C. P. Dalton,  Manager  WHEN   WJUTING ADVERTISEHS PLEASE  MENTION THE GAZETTE  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  .73Z5---J |g-*aP3Fgeaai.^.imwtL������������n������i������������ii.i���������1^| ^v-ix-j., uiimmumiiii m  fi IF '  For 20 days  commencing   Friday, February 5th,   we are offering our  Entire Stock at Reduction Prices.    Here are a few of them.  Look them over, they will interest you.  SBKSS  EgassgaasiF^^ dKSsaia^Ks^smBa  Men's Clothing  The  finest quality of all wool-  serges  and fancy worsteds.    All  this season's  goods   and ^.strictly;  up-to-the-miiiute-styies/i:--  $28.00 Suits,  sale price S.\ >���������: $21:00  25.00  Suits,  sale price:. ....   19.50  22.50 ��������� Suits,  sale price    17.50  $18 and $20 Suits, sale price    10.50  22.50, $18 and $16 O'coats,.-..   11.50  Men's Pants  Men's  odd pants are going at  these slaughtering prices.  $5 & $6 fine worsted pants at $3.25  4.50, 4, 3.50 down to $2, at.-. . -$1.95  Men's Shirts  Men's Dress Shirts with or  without collars in a variety of  patterns.  2.50 shirts           -           - $1.75  2.00 and $2.25 shirts         - 1.50  1.50 shirts           -           - 1.00  Men's working shirts  2.50 all wool, heavy, to clear $1.65  Fifty or sixty odd sizes in  heavy shirts, regular  2.25, 2.00 sale price to clear 1.05  1.50 Heavy Drill shirts $1.15  1.25 Heavy Drill Shirts .95  1.00 Heavy Drill Shirts .75  ���������  Men's Shoes  Included in this is the well  known Geov A. Slater Invictus  shoes in -patent, leathers, yclpur  calfs, tans and kangaroo .stock  riiiade upr/in the latest styles and  of the best workmanship. Also  ���������medium and heavy working shoes  0.50 heavy dress shoe....... .$5.10  6.50 light dress shoe   5.00  6.00 light dress shoe.......... 4.85  6.00 plain toe.. ... ........... 4.25  5.00 shoes other -makes  3.75  5.00 women shoes at.  3.50  Heavy miners boots, French  Calf Top and nailed soles.  8.00   sale price.. ........ .$6.85  7.00    sale price  5.85  6.50    sale price..............  5.00  5.00    sale price  3.10  15 pr  Ladies' pumps at..... .$2.65  Men's Hats  Fifty Stetson Hats, regular  5.00, sale price $3.65  4.00 and 3.00 values at ���������    1.60  Men's Sweaters and  Cardigan Jackets.  3.50 and 4.00 sale price $2.15  Men's Underwear  English and Stanfield's manufacture. Guaranteed all fine wool  7.00 per suit, sale price, v, , $5.15  5.00 per .suit, sale price ; : 3.50  3.50 per suit, sale price ..'���������/ 2.30  4.00 per suit, sale price 2.90  100 pieces of Stanfield's heavy underwear at $1.00 a garment, any  label.  Rubbers  100 pr., Ladies Rubbers,  regular 1.10 at  65c  50 pr., Men's Rubbers,  regular 1.35 at  50 pr.. Tennis Shoes, reg  1.50 and 1.25  95c  85c  25 pr., Ladies Tennis Shoes  70c  Men's Working Gloves  1.60,. 1.50 and 1.25, sale price    $1.00  Fifty pieces odd sizes boys'  underwear, regulur 1.50 values,  sale price 25c per garment.  Big Reductions  on  Fancy Hose,  Ties, Suspenders, Garters, Etc,  A look through this Stock will  convince you that this is strictly a "Slaughter Sale".     These bargains must be seen to be appreciated.    All Goods at Sale Price are for cash.  **������*"-���������'- ������*���������*���������*���������  MAIL   ORDERS   GIVEN   PROMPT  ATTENTION  H. G. FREEMAN  Men's  Furnisher  Ura >   ' JJU'iHU  upixjj'^itXBBSigucBC  rilE.H.ftDLEV.GAZKT'L'K FEk-4. I1M5  1/.'  THE FAMILY ��������� GROCERi j  The Celebrated  English K Boot  For Sale Here  j JAS. STEWART & CO.  Town and DistrM.  ������ LADIES' COATS,  | SUITS and DRESSES  x  V To Measure  Samples of goods, and Fashion  Plates of Ladies' Suit's, Dresses,  and Winter Coats maybe seen at  HEDLEY SHOESTORfc |  X  X  X  X  X  K  x  X  X  X  g. Agents for Rex Tailoring Co.  *j! Suits  Cleaned  and Pressed  at jjj  X Reasonable Charges X  Lorne Oolemah of Kerenieos wns a.  visitor to Hedley on  Friday of lust  "week. "    "    -���������   -   Born���������In Keremeos, on Monday;  Feb 1st 1015 to Mr. and Mrs. F. Scrogglc.  a daughter.  Born��������� In Hedley on Tuesday Feb-  iimy 2nd. 1915, to Mr, and Mrs. XV. G.  Martin, a son.  Boitx���������In Hedley, on Wednesday,  February 3rd. D015 to Mr. and Mrs.  Rankin, of Keremeos, a daughter.  Mrs, J. K. Fraser and young son,  left on Wednesday for Oroville where  Jack is to be operated on for appen-  dicis. '  W. S. Harper, auditor for the Hed-'  ley Gold Mining   Company,   was   in  MILITIR? HORSES  For  WANTED  the   Canadian   Govt.  Hteb6x--/U^ng^lwi^stand.'yQard of use. be*:  cause made of McClary Semi-g'fedli-:1 See a  RIDING HORSES  Age.  5 to 0 years'.'     Height, 15 to 15-8  hands. .   Weight, 1H00 to 1150 pouniK  ARTILLERY    HORSES  Age.  5 to 0 years."   Height, 15 to 15 3 \  hands.     Weight,  1100 to 1300 pounds  ������wr������ #������&*���������+  ,���������������"-  . -   r-'  'ii.y^ #  *$������Z2d3  /  iXl.1  .3  town tho first of the week going ovi r  aQfe������<afetefe������.tte3ftMrofefeMa'i������������ra&feMfe',������������������������i'-ri)  ?  ������  ART        FRICTION      POETRY  ft  a.������  a?  x  X  ���������K  x  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  K  X  X    ,x ���������  I fi6cll6uDruQ& Book Store  x ���������  U Hedley, B. C  X  araMfeftM1������MfeMHi'������fera'fefcfefeMfeMfefeS'-|)t  Suittible for old and  young.    Large stock  on hand  X  X  X  %  %  X  X  X  x  PflLft6E  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY. B.C.  IT A good stock of "Horse'si'and" Rigs' on  Hand.    ���������[ Orders for Teaming   .  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phone li.  D. J.   INNIS        Proprietor.  This Is YOUR  Newspaper,  Get F������U Vame  Fiom It  By HOLLAND.  THIS paper is yours. It is  what you make It It  will serve you as well as you  will let it And It is only  through the united force of  the big family of readers that  sucb a paper is possible at  such a price.  But do you get all out of  the paper tbat yon can get-  all that you are entitled to?  You do not  unless you  read  the advertising columns.  ,    Besides the news of the day  and   the   happenings  of  the  world,   there   are   advertisements   that   will   keep   you  posted   on   business   affairs,  that will give you the news  of commercial life.   These advertisements  tell you  which  are the most reliable stores,  what are the purest foods to  eat, the most serviceable and  fashionable merchandise and  the most reliable products.  GET THE HABIT.  READ THE  ADVERTISEMENTS   AND  PROFIT BY  THEM  the books of the company.  Maurite Daly of Keremeos came up  to Hedley on Friday to spend a few  days visiting fiiends. . He stayed over  for the hockey' match on Tuesday  night.  On Tuesday afternoon W. Simons  came in and gave us a bouquet of but  tercups which he had picked on Pinto  flat. This is the earliest they have  picked here for a number of years.  G. MacEachern and Eddie Simpson  have, been busy for the' past week  thawing out the water pipes around  the town. The last cold snap pretty  near put the town water out of com  mission and many of the people were  carrying water.  While driving home from Princeton  after the hockey match on Monday  night Mr. Mitchell of Coalniont had  "the misfortune to drive off the road iu  the dark and the team and cutter  went over the steep bank. Mr. Mitchell escaped unhurt.  Jimmie Robertson, Louie Nicholson  and one of the Tumas boys are in a  pretty bad way from poisoning and  there is little hope held out for their  recovery. It appears that they- had-  be'en drinking the alk'tili'"water froni  the spotted lakes, which are below  Keremeos. for medical purposes.  . On Saturday last Mrs. Beit Jones  had the misfortune to fall off the sidewalk in front of Boyd's residence on  Webster street and has been laid up  ever since. Where the sidewalks are  so high, a railing should be run along  both sides. If this isn't done someone  is going to fall off the sidewalk some  dark night and kill themselves.  Since, the stop logs have been put  in place at the dam there has been  good skating on the river and many  of the skaters of the town have enjoyed a SKate on it. The dam has  backed up the water as far as the  slaughter house, and a sheet of ice  about half a mile long was in the best  of shape for skating.  Mi'. R.A. Rutherford returned home  fiom Spokane on Wednesday after  being away for about ten days. While  away he met some capitalists who are  willing to send a man in anytime  after the snow leaves to look over his  property at Sterling creek. At the  present time he and the McKimiun  boys are at work on the property driving a tunnel on the ledge.  COLOURS  BAYS, BROWNS,   BLACKS, BLUE  ROANS, RED ROANS, CHESTNUTS  NO LIGHT GREYS or WHITES  You'll notice the It  O m^de in nine pieces.   Lncre  a good reason���������ask the McClary dealer, '  /Vl-acie-in-Geinacia  Sold by HEDLEY TRADING COHPANY  ?\  m  Requirements  All horses  must be in good condition,  sound,    of   good   conformation,   free  from blemishes or vice, and broken to  harness pr saddle.  Horses   will be inspected at. Keremeos  '   on  Monday, February 8, 1915  CAPT. J.J. FRY, C.V.S.  Purchasing Officer  For Canadian Govt.  LIEUT. OOL. A. D. McRAE  Chief Commissioner for Remounts  for the West.  **  GIRLS' and MISSES'  Souvenir From Front  J  Advertise in the  Hedley Gazette  and watch Results  Mr. A. W. Jack, teller of the Bank  of B. N. A. received a souvenir from  the front the other day that he values  very highly. While in Rossland he  gave a donation to the tobacco fund  for the soldiers and a couple of days  ago received a following postcard.  Dear Sir.  I wish to thank you for  your ever welcome present of cigarettes  and tobacco which I received alright.  I may tell I was very glad of them as  there is nothing like a cigarette in the  trenches.  I remain,  No 11616  Pte. E. Mukphy  10th Brigade,  4th Division.  1-4 off  CROCKERY & CHINA  Feb. 4th to Feb. 20th  20 per cent, discount  See Our Windows for Big*  Bargains in  MEN'S, WOMEN'S AND  CHILDREN'S  BOOTS and SHOES  Trading 60. LM.  Straight**  WE SELL FRESH GROCERIES  THEY   COST NO   MORE THAN  THE OTHER KIND.   ONE TRIAL  WILL CONVINCE YOU  TAKE YOURS FRESH  CREELMAN <& LYALL  FRASER BLOCK - HEDLEY, B.C.  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  For Fine Job Printing  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY US.  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrapper  Visitinsr Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION.  When   Writir.g.., Advertisers  Mention; this Paoer. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,   FEB 4 191 j.  XH  REflEOS  I'f   ���������    H* '.>. .    J JUW..  tztz  ���������Ml   J.i'l'  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen���������Famed for Fruit Growing  KEREMEOS NOTES  A tea "will be held at the home of  Mrs. Oarmichaei in Keremeos on  Monday, February, Sth from tii roe to  six, under the auspices of the. St  John's Women's* Guild.*' *A" silver collection will'be taken for l In- Patriotic  Fund.  .���������'���������'., '..-      -,  The l.-idii's of Keireineos are to-give  a Valentine social ��������� card-?, games,  music and'refreshments���������on Tuesday  evening, February Ifith.: , .at eight  o'clock in the town-hall. Fifty cents  admission will be charged, the object  being to pay a debt owing to Rev. * A.  H. Cameron. Everyone is cordially  invited." <���������������������������  CHINA'S l^E^T WALL.  of   a  ONE SPOONFUL   GIVES       ���������    r  ASTONISHING RESULTS  Hedley residents are astonished at  the QUICK results from the simple  mixture of buckthorn hark, glycerine,  etc., known as Adleri-ka. This  remedy acts on BOTH upper and  lower bowel .'and is" is'so THOROUGH  a bowel rleanseer that.it is ��������� used successfully in -. appendicitis. *;��������� ONE  SPOONFUL of Adler-i-ka relievi s  almost ANY CASE of constipation  snur or fra'ssy stomach. ONE MINUTE after you take it, the ga.-x s  rumble and pass out. F. M. Gillespie,  druggist.  TRAINS TO VANCOUVER  NEXT MAY  "Fruit Specials"   May  Be Run by  K. V.  R. Line if Business Warrants the  Experiment  Vancouver,  Jan. 27���������A   definite announcement  was   made   this morning  by F. W. Peters,  General Superintendent of the  British Columbia  division  of the C. P. R. that the competed portion   of    the   Kettle   Valley   railway  would   be  placed   in   operation   when  the  company  put into effect  the new  summer time tallies, at the end of May.  A   daily   passenger service   between  Penticton   and  Spences'  Bridge,   the  junction point with the Kettle Valley,  via  Merritt,  and the main line of the  C. P. R., is planned, and thiough connections   between    Penticton    will   be  afforded.       Passengers    leaving    the  Okanagan  in the   morning will reach  this  city the same night,   which now  takes about 16 hours.  The new service will lie a great boon  to fruit growers as express shipments  will get to Vancouver the same day.  Mr. Peters said, in response to tin enquiry as to whether "fruit specials"  would be operated, that if the business  ���������warranted, the company .might afford  such facilities.  An opinion was expressed by Mr.  Peters that the Hope Mountain section of the Kettle Valley would be  ready for traffic late in August.  It Was Undoubtedly the Work  Real Genius.  The Great Wall is often stigmatized  as a monument of human shortsightedness and folly by many who^ a"*.*  willing to rhapsodize over the GrcM  Pyramid. A great architectural wo:.;  the pyramid was not. It was simply  a stone' tumulus, and everything goes  to prove that it was nothing more  than a .superlative mausoleum, a  monument of the vanity of the monarch who was entombed beneath it.  and considered either as mere bulk  or as an engineering feat it sinus  into utter insignificance beside the  Great Wall, a work of vast pviictic.il  uf.ilitv.  It is in fact the  Great Wall  more  than    anything    which    stamps    its  founder for all time for what he \vn:-  ���������a man of the highest order of genius, possibly the greatest genius who  has   borne   sway   on   the  earth.     The  Chinese of the second century 15. C,  like the Romans of the first, had arrived at a critical stage in the course  of   their   development,   and   each   nation' succeeded   in   producing  a   hero  at   the   'right   moment   to   load   it   to  the   accomplishment   of   its , destiny.  The   prescience    with    which    Julius  Caesar,  confronted   with  the problem  of finding  a  suitable defensive  frontier   for   the   Roman   empire,   solved  it by the occupation of the line of the  Rhine   is   rightly   considered   as   one  of   the   chief    reasons    for    his    preeminent place in tho world's history.  The guarded river that the genius of  the    groat    dictator   had   made   the  frontier of the Roman empire was the  terminus of barbarism for nearly five  centuries.     Chi   Huang  Ti   was   confronted with  the  same  problem.    He  solved  it  with   equal  prescience  and  greater success  by   an  inspiration  cf  genius      unparalleled      in      history.  Where nature had placed no barrier  he  reared  an  artificial  one,  and for  ten centuries the northern barbarians  pressing down from the great central  tableland   strove   in    vain:   to    burst ���������  through  the  bulwarks  which   he  had  interposed    between    their    ravening  hordes and the rich plains of China.  Probable    the    Great   Wall   was   a  more formidable obstacle to the barbarians    of    central * Asia   than ��������� the  Rhine   lo   the   Germanic   hordes    cf  Europe.    It was  at once a well defined frontier, a magnificent military  road   and   an. impregnably   intrenched picket line along the border. 'The  towers were probably all occupied by-  pickets    and    communication    maintained by cavalry patrols, a very- easy  matter on the platforms of the wall.  The   gates . were    doubtless    strongly  garrisoned,   and   at   strategic   points  along the wall and to its rear bodies  of field troops collected in permanent  fortresses     and    intrenched    camps.  The wall itself was  a formidable obstacle   to   a   band   of  marauders.     If  they   succeeded   in   scaling   it   there  still remained the nearly insuperable  difficulty    of    bringing   across   their  horses.' and   a   Tartar   without   his  horse is well nigh helpless.    Did   a  stronger force make an attack it must  still   have  been  an   easy  matter   to  concentrate  on the  threatened point  before  the   invaders   could pass   in  any numbers.  SILKS  Large Assortment o ichoiceSilk Di eiXS  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOniilY SING, Keremeos  Where Are  Your Interests  *\ Are they in thi.s-community ?  IF Are  they among the  people with whom,  you  associate ?  If Are   they  with  neighbors   and   fi  the  ends  with whom you do busi-  business ?  If so, you want to know what is happening in this community. Yon want  to know the goings and comings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbmv  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every issue, ft is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of thi-  town. Is'your name on our sub  scription lists:J If not you owe ii  to yourself to sec that it is pin  there.    To do so  Will be tc  High Finance.  "I have a bookkeeper in my office  who is evidently destined to be one  of our future captains of finance,  all right," a broker remarked the  other day. "He is a good, clerk, but  of late he has been late several times,  and I had to call him clown.  "'You have been late three times  already this week,' I said. 'What  is the trouble���������oversleeping yourself ?'  " 'No, sir. and I am very sorry,'  he .answered. 'I will try not to let  it happen again. It has been due to  the fact that 1 have been walking to  the office instead of riding.'  "'Think    the   exercise    does  good?' I asked him.  "'No, sir; rather a matter of economy,' ho explained. 'Even small  sums count to me, you see, and I  have already saved enough to havo  my shoes resoled.'"  you  yo  Civ  What He V/antcd.  IVrliap.j somo of our readers ani  critical enough in. the use of language-to decide whether (ho customer  pr tie* f..'il''-n!i!ii was right in the follow!!.';  dialogue:  Ou.-toriier ��������� 'ihi'MV rue a small, low  prie'.*'.!    -!>.e,", I-5-.  Sa.le.-.'.mui   (faiviionsly)   -���������-���������   'Perhaps  rin n   pair of :-*,K"*!rs?  .::���������!���������   (.-eve-vly)--[   menu   pre  cist !;,*  what   I ?nid.  ft.:'. ��������� *!i!.--.'.i (deii.'iiitly. 'opening a  K'K.. ���������':::���������.*;���������. ni'i'ii'I'-i-Ai'c there not  two blades bore, arid don't two mn)-o  a   pair;-'  Ci.:.-,(o:ner (triumphantly) ��������� You  have two legs. Docs tliat make you  a pair of men?  The shears wove done up in profound   silence.  Force of  Habit.  "What did that young cub reporter  follow up before he came with us?"  asked   the  managing  editor.  "Believe he was a dentist," responded the assistant.  "Ah, I thought so!"    '  "Why, has ho been writing anything about dentistry?"  "Yes, rather suggestive of it. In  describing  a   storm   on  the  lake   he  KBRBME0S-PBNT1CT0N  ROYALMAIL STAGE  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  SaAvingrClearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keiiemeos, B.C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  COAL mining rights of the Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories nnrl in a iiortion ol1 flic Province of British Colnmbin, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of 51 an  acre. Not more than 2.5(i0 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease inns be made by the  applicant in person to the Agcn or Sub-Atfcnt  of the district in  which the ri applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bedes-  eribed by sections, or legal sub-division :of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by e applicant  himself.  Each application must be accom by a  fee of ������5 which will be refunded if rights  applied for are' not available, bit no otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on I merchantable output of the mine at the rate five centfi  per ton .  . The person operating tho mine sha furnish  thcA'rent with sworn returns accounting, for  one'tull quantity of merchantable coa 'mined  iiml oav the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights are not b.ing operated such returns  should be furnished at least once    year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rightsmay  be considered necessary for tbc working of the  mine at the rate <" ������10.00 anacre  For full information applica . shou bo  made to the Secretary of the Jlepartmo of  the Interior, Ottawa, or to, any Agcntor Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands. '������������������*;���������  AV. TV. CORY,  Deputy Minister o  the Interior  N.B.-Unauthorized publication  tisement will not be paid for.  dver  fl-Gm  Good Morning!  \At&aiir& Intr-odviciing  American Silk   ,  American Cashmere  American Cotton-Lisl  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real foot comfort. No seams to  rip. Never become loose or  baggy. The shape s knit in������������������  not pressed in. '  ���������  GUARANTEED for fineness  style, 'superiority of material  and workmanship. Absolutely  stainless. Will wear six months  without holes, or new ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one. sending us .$1.00 in  currency or postal note, to cover  advertising and shipping charges  .we will send post-paid with written  guarantee,* backed by a live  million dollar company, either  3 Pairs ofrour 75c. Value  American .Silk Hosiery  Or       4 Paii s of our 50c. Value  American Cashmere Hosiery  or       4 Pairs of our 50c Value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or       6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give, the color, size, and whether Ladies or Gent's Hosiery is  desired.  DON'T ONLAY���������Oder expires  when a denier in your locality is  selected.  The. International Hosiery Co.  I P.O. Box 211  1        DAYTON, Oil 10, U. S. A.  It  ;,  ^���������M#.4,^     GO   YEARS'  ^if^^prl:^* E-XPEB8ENCE  ^ ^ ri ������i}mi^  ������ft  Anyone semllng n*. rUo! nli and description may  ufekly ascertain our opinion freo vrhfctlicr an  quickly us   ��������� -.----      -������������������  invention ia )>-obnhly patentable Communion.  UonnBtrictlyroslldsnt.ia]. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent, free. Oldest nueiiiy for scennnpr patents.  Patents taken thronirli "Blumi & Co. receive  special notice, without clmrce, in lae>  StieMiflcT3MtricatL  A handnomely Illustrated wos'.tly. Largest circulation of any hcIrtiMIIo journal. Turnia. $J a  year: four months. 81. Sulci by all newsdealers.  &ONfi&Go>6#^'KewYoif{  fii'Siich 'i/lice. i''b V 8t.. Washiiiatfii. I). G.  Done in the Most  Artistic Styles  Large   and   Modern   Plant,  giving facility for prompt execution of all orders  . . .   A JL  Our Ideas are Effective and  Our Work of the   Highest  Standard  V-  ��������� ,<  mmmmiitmmissmiiwm  f.Sl  *)

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