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 ���������v  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.     -No. 51.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  BEAD OFFICE. TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1867  B. E. WALKER, President   -  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. B. IRELAND, Superintendent of  - Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, - 113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  THE CLOUD  II AS' PASSED  Camp Hedley Is Spared the  Annoyance and Loss of  a Shut-down.  TIMBER LANDS  RESERVED  AGREEMENT ABOUT REACHED  ������4  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal oi the-whole or any portion of the deposit.  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter, - Manager.  The Wage Scale Posted by the General  Manager Is Readily Accepted by the  Men���������Everything Lovely and Goose  Hangs High.  3HARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor. .  >rders man be left at Gazette ottice. - ,  IEDLEY,   r:      :      :      : "   B. G.  Important   Order-in - Council  to That Effect Is  Passed.  B.C. LOOKS TO FUTURE  Government Does the Right Thing, and  Would Have Done Better by Making Reserve Six Months or a Year  " Sooner.  REVERSE FORMER  PC!  Granby Employees Reconsider  "   Question and Agree to  Former Scale.  WORK AGAIN IN PROGRESS  Great Relief to People of the Boundary���������  The Railway Crews Manning Ore  Trains, That Were Laid Off, Are  Again Being Put On.  WHY THEY DON'T ENLIST.  I. H  ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC..  Vernon, B. C.  jrand Union*  HEDLEY, B. C. ;  IERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  JftS. SIMM  Watchmaker  ' HBDLEVj B;<3.  Clocks and Watches.for Sale.  *  A. ME0 RAW  ";   NOTARY7 PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real Estate. Mines,  Crown.  Grants  Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  ,   London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  ���������   Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at.HEDLEY,  B. C.  ��������� (Ambitious younir Americans will not go  into the army in these piping times at 910 a  nionth.���������Army Officer.  m  "What is  the  plumber makin' now?" said'  Files-on-Parade;  "A dollar' oighty-flvc  an   hour,"  the   color  sergeant said.  "What is th'  scale   f'r  layin'   brick?"   said  Kilcs-on-Parade;  "A cent a brick, n. cent a 6rick," the color  sergeant said.  " The ��������� carpenter is makin' seven  thirty-flvc  *--   a day,  A plasterer can .scarcely carry all he makes  , awayti , .        ��������� ���������       '    *,  A fanner gives a farmhand what ho wants  if .ho will*"stay,   -   ..  An'; they're  laughin'   at   the   soldier   cv'ry  pay-day!" ;    , ;  -'t'\yhat'ft'-*that -a'-whizzin' down the street?"  .said Files-on-Parade; ^.  "A painter's car. .a.painter's car," tho color  sergeant said.,-.'  ".What's,jthat above.so high, so high?" said  '. ��������� Filcs-on-Parade";  ."A inolder flyin':his baloon," the color sergeant said.^  "Tliereis printerstourin' Europe, an'a-loadin'  ���������c 'On their-yachts;;  There is bpiiermakers gamblin' in expensive  corner lots;  There's machinists with their * motor-boats  '      that's.makin' 30 knots,  An" they're laughin' at. the soldier cv'ry  pay-day."- '  ���������St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  Inqiiii-y-at the office of the Daly Reduction Co. on Monday night as to the  local situation  on the*' labor question,  elicited the very-welcome information  that-wic conference between the general manager and a committee of the  miners who waited on him,  had been  satisfactory and pointed to an agreement to continue work after Jan. 1st.  '   The opinion expressed by the Gazette  two weeks ago  to the effect that the  men had reason  to  be confident and  were confident' that they could expect  fair treatment from the management,'  was amply borne,out by the satisfactory character of the meeting on Monday evening,  for the new wage scale  posted was in no single case  less than  that paid in the Boundary and in some  instances was from 11 to 15 per cent,  in advance of the wage paid there under latest agreement,  on   which  the  Granby employees resumed work.  The only thing therefore which can  now put- a stop to operations in this  camp is the weather, which, if too severe, might interfere with the efficient  working of the flume. So far as water-  supply goes there is ample  to keep   immediately, as the licensee. has  21  (Victoria Colonist".)  A reserve has been placed on all the  uns-taked timber of British Columbia  by the provincial government. The  order-in-council bringing this into'effect was signed yesterday at a meeting  of the provincial executive, though it  has been under consideration for some  time. The decision is in order that  the forest wealth of the province may  be conserved and to pi-event timber being staked merely for speculative purposes. The action of the government  will be hailed generally with approval.  In all some 0,500,000 acres of timber  land in the province have been staked  and the revenue from this for the last  fiscal year amounted to over $1,275,000.  Though the area of the total timber  lands of the province is estimated at  over 182,000,000 acres this is regarded,  as an excessive figure and at all events  that which has been taken up is either  the most accessible or the most valuable.  DOES NOT INSURE MARKETING.  The mere staking of timber does not  insure the marketing of the product  THE CHRISTMAS SHOOT.  Constable Sproule Lands.the Chechakho  Cup���������Low Scores Prevailed.  HOTEL PENTICTON  ���������     Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  j ' '  ' Kates Moderate.  :A". Bahnes, Prop.      Penticton-, B.C.  HOLLAND, FRENCH AND JAPAN  .; . bulbs for fall planting.  See������s-Trees-Elaiits  ���������for the farm, garden, lawn or  '. conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties, at  reasonable'prices.  Please bear in mind in placing yotfr order  that our fruit trees are not grown from  chcap'importcdpiccoroot grafts, butaro  budded on whole root seedling grown on  pur own grounds and from bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.   CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the mainland of B. f.  >  \  ���������' The shooting on Christmas Day for  the Chechakho cup .was;..the rattiest  that ever took place on/the-rangeivln  fact./the ��������� - bullseye seemed to ���������:: bear- a  charmed-life,, while within the magpie  ring: and'tori j that bleak area where  outers are scored there seemed to be  some new kind of * loadstone ;that had  a powerful attraction for nickel jacketed bullets. The weather didn't look as  bad as it really; was. ���������: There was no  downfall of rain'or sribvv, but a dull  light which made' eievation'abhorinal,.  and a. choppy, irregular wind varying  in velocity from nothing to a fierce  gale and in direction was quite as irregular. The bleak cold wind of the,  range weeded ;but.the- number of competitors, and only five were present  to shoot.  Counting up the year's average for  each man in order to arrange the bonuses in compliance with the conditions  governing this particular competition,  it was found that L. C. ��������� W. Rolls was  again scratch man, the others being  bonused the number of points representing the difference between their  averages and his.  ... Jf. the association providtt trophies  to take the place of those won, namely,  the club cup and the Shatford medal,  the winner would be Constable Sproule  whose aggregate was 53,' and whose  score on the first two ranges, upon  which the medal would be contested,  was 38.   Below is the standing:"  ������'                                                 '  ���������������������������< v-:"           ��������� ������������������'-*$  48$.                                                     ���������'���������:������������������.- ���������������������������: -:���������         - *:���������>������������������������������������;������������������.      :-.-<.������������������   ���������&  ��������� ������������������V-:  The GAZETTE wishes its Patrons and  ������     7  Friends a Happy, Prosperous New Year  '.'���������/'���������              :.-....       .'-.'.'  Geo. Sproule  A. Megraw  J. Corrigan  L. C. W. Rolls  F. H. French  200  20  17  20  21  20  300  18  17  12  11  13  100  15-  17-  18-  12-  Total  -53  -51  -50  -47  things, bowling along in good shape  until spring-opens up, if the frost?will  permit of getting it down to where it  is needed,1 ' : . r  ^: Below is the wage schedule which  iwent into force on January 1st:  at the mill.. ;    .  Crushermen....-.-.-....... $3.50... .9 hrs.  Conveyormen  3.00... .9  Batterymen   Amalgamators   Head vannerman ...  Shift vannerman....  Classifierme'n .,......  Solutionmen   Sluicers   Carp'enters   Machinists   "         helpers...  Blacksmiths   ������������������ helpers...  Compressormen   " helpers.  Flume-men   at the mink  Sinkers, over 25 degrees. $ 1.00  Machine miners   Muckers ...  .. ..   "     , sinking..   .  Barmen .   Nippers .   Timbennen   Blacksmiths   "         helpers...  Machinists   3.00.  :..9  4.00.  ...8  4.00.  ...8  3.5Q.  ...S  3.25.  ...8  4.00.  ...8  3.25.  ..9  4.00.  .9  4.00.  ..9  3.25;  .9  4.00.  ..9  3.25.  ..9  4.00.  ..8  3.25.  ..9  3.00..  .10  3.50..  3.00..  3.50..  3.75..  3.25..  3.50..  4.00..  3.25..  4.00..,  Motormeu   3.75.  11 ��������� 44  For Chechakho with bonuses added:  in. J. HENRY,  joio Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  It. H. Sproule  .7. Corrigan  A. Megraw  F. H. Fi-eiich  L. C. W. Roll!  53  50  51  (4  -17  Bonus  10 -  11 -  7 -  0 -  0 -  Total  03  01  5S  53  47  Brakemen   Teamster   Compressor engineers..  Lake pumpmen   Head trammer (ore bin)  Central Sta. trammer..  Tipple trammer........  Trackman   3.25.  3.25.  4.00..  4.00..  4.00..  3.75..  3.50..  3.00..  .8 hrs.  .8   "  .8   "  .8 "  .8 "  .8 "  .8 "  .9 "  .9 "  .9 "  .9 "  .9 "  .9 "  .8 "  .8 "  .9 "  .9 "  .9 ,;  .9 "  The subject of Rev. J. Thin-burn  Conn's lecture on Friday, January 10,  will he "The Thi-ee-storcycd M-m."  years in whicli to strip" his hinds.  Many of the holdings have'been purchased by speculators who look to  turning it over and not to handling it  themselves. It is thought that the.  new . order-in-council will encourage  the bona fide logger to purchase" and  manufacture the product, in this way  ensuring a supply of lumber forthe  development which. the province is.  undergoing and will undergo In the  approaching years*.'  Any move to: hold lip the riiillinen  caii be rriet'by the mere removal of the  reserve,- and thcmillmen of the province'have already secured a large proportion of the'timber now staked. .  '      .  PREMIER'S STATEMENT.  Premier McBride, on being interviewed upon the announcement, said  that he felt satisfied that when the  chief commissioner of lands and works  presented his views to the people of  British 'Columbia there would not be  two* opinions offered as to the wisdom  of the move. The only eiid sought by  the government was What was best in  the public interest. * They had demonstrated this in connection with the  other resources of the province in the  past. Their chief endeavor in the past  had been that the resources of the,  province should make a proper return  to the provincial treasury. Despite the  reckless charges' of tlie!, government's  political opponents, they have always  been successfully answered and the  government stands as it has always  stood for the conservation of the natural resources of the Pacific province  for the people of that province. He  was satisfied that lumbermen as well  as laymen would concur in the action  of the government.  In view'of the depletion of the timber resource's of eastern Canada as well  as the eastern and southern States,  the government had regarded -their  present   mow  as  advisable.      Ample  Phoenix, Dec. 20.���������The best possible  Christmas present that could have  come to the people of the Boundary  was delivered Tuesday night when the  Grand Forks Smelternien's Union and  Phoenix Miners' Union decided to return to work at once at the mines and  smelting works of the Granby Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company.  The men started in at the Granby  mines in this en nip to'day and also at  the smelter. In the course of a week  or two the whole complement should  be at work, somewhere between .800  and 1000 employees.  On Tuesday afternoon a special  meeting of the Stnelternien's Union  was held at Grant! Forks and a new  vote taken on whether the' new wage  scale should be accepted, it having  been turned down last week. All hut  30 voted to accept it, according to the  report, and then the vote was made  unanimous.  In the evening a special meeting of  Phoenix Miners' Union No. S was held  here. A week ago this onion gave a  majority vote'to accept the new scale, ..  and at Tuesday night's meeting, after  hearing from the Grand Forks Union,  the Phoenix Union also decitled to resume--work at once.'  For the last two weeks, following  the effort of the special committee of  the Phoenix Board of Trade to get  the management of the Granby Company and the employees together on  the wage scale posted at the mines  and siiielter nearly three weeks ago,  there have been a'��������� number of conferences between Mr. A. B. W. Hodges,  the local manager pf the Granby Company, and a committee of the Union.  Thus the entire matter has been amicably settled.  The scale accepted is about 50 cents  per day lower than that prevailing  when the mines closed on November  11, on acconnt of the low price of copper and high operating costs. It is a  certainty that the Granby will operate  at its fullest capacity of 3000 tons of  ore shipped arid siiiel ted daily, as only  on this scale can the company make  even a moderate profit on 12 or 13 cent  copper.  " The announcement is the cause of  greatest satisfaction in Phoenix and  the Boundary generally.  timber had been staked to supply the  mills of the province for years to come.  WILL  PROTECT   FORESTS.  With regard to the question of forest  protection, Premier McBride stated  that the intention of the chief commissioner'was to take the utmost precautions to have the forests as thoroughly  protected a* was possible.  The decision of the government has  been taken only after the most careful considerations As previously announced in the Colonist, the chief  commissioner has been in consultation  for months past with the officials connected with the timber department.  With the richest timber resources in  the world, British Columbia has hitherto had the most generous timber  regulations prevailing anywhere. Revenue was -necessary for the development of the province and out of .the  revenue which largely was derived  from its timber, the present government of British Columbia has placed  the province financially upon its legs,  and the vast areas of timber as yefc  untouched by the timber merchant,  speculator or otherwise is preserved  for British Columbians.  Interested persons after considering  the resolution of the executive express  the belief that all stakings. made prior  to date of order will not he affected by  the action of the. government. No title  can he. secured to timber staked after. THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JANUARY 2,   1908.  ���������=**?- *  i*i&  Ifeties  ������rM<  and  Similkameen. Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by tho Huducv Gazkttk  PlUNTlNO AND l'lMU.ISIIlNCJ COMl'ANV.  Li.Mi-n:i).  at Hedley, B. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vcur...  Six Months  .���������������^.1)0  . 1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement. l'J linos to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement. <'tc.  $7.(K,I for ISO-dny notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. ������1.00 for one insertion, '25 cents for  ��������� each subsequent insertion. Over one inch.  10 cents nor lino for Hr.st insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $I.*.!S; over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, ������1.00  per inch per mouth. To constant advertisers  taking; larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, based on si/.c of space and length  of time. ��������� ���������.������������������,-  Advertisements will be changed once every  mouth if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftoncr thnn once a month  the  iJiie'o of composition' will bo charged at  regular rates.- -        .  Changes for.contract advertisements should  bo in the oflice by noon en Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, /Managing bdltor.  full Moon  18th  f^^^\   N'ow Moon  Last ci uar.  ���������-'(ifch  }ljv������\������ Fh'sfc f>,,ar-  1908  .TAN.            '  .1908  Sun. Mon.  tues. Wed. Tlui. JFri.. Sat.  ���������   1       2   , -3       1  5.      (5  7       S       0     10     IT  12     13  11     15     10     .17     IS  .19     20  21     22     2:3    2+     2o  26     27  28     29     39     31  THE OLD YEAR AND THE NEW  in'the bus-  world,  not  Work was  high, and  Looking* back a twelvemonth  as 7 every one  does  on entering  a new year, it is  iiripoSHible to  avoid  making   comparisons of  the circumstances attending the  advent of each.    Rarely on such  occasions is the contrast found  to be so marked  as  in this instance.    A year ago  iness and industrial  a cloud was in sight,  plentiful and wages  these  have   ever   been   looked  upon as propitious signs on the  prosperity weather gauge. Qniy  a few. of the  wiser  heads  saw  evidences of change,  or if they  saw it, had courage to pass the  word for the shortening of sail,  but from  all sides these were  called croakers and told to shut  their heads.   Instead  of shortening,  "Seaward  the opal snils were set"  and the  kindly -warnings,  like  the cry of the sand-pipers, were  in   too   many    cases   left   1111-  heeeded, for  "The sand-pipers trip on the glassy beach"  Ready to mount and fly;  Whenever a ripple roaches their feet  They rise with a timorous cry.  ���������"Take care' they pipe, "take care, take care  For this is the  treacherous main,  And though you may sail so grandly out  Von may never come home again."  Whether J. J..Hill and others  who counselled caution and retrench u;ieiit to meet the coming  storm, believed themselves that  it would break so soon is doubtful, and few of them expected  that hel'oro the bells had tolled  out the last hours of H107, old  time-honored financial institutions would have had to. close  their doors or'that 190,000 operatives from various factories  in the United States .would be  walking the streets out of employment within three mouths  after the storm broke, and that  this Christmas season Avould  find them among the ranks of  the unemployed.  While no great war marked  the year 1907 like' some that  have occurred during the past  decade, the year will not go  down in history as one of the  uneventful ones. There are other struggles that may be fought  besides those between armed  forces in the field. Other kinds  of rebellion against constituted  authority that may raise their  heads besides those whicli reddened the sands of South Amer-  j ican republics or in Morocco,  j are often subjects for milder  j arbitrament and in the court  j records of this and other count-  j tries some noted cases have held  /public attention.  Tlie year 1ms been fraught  with danger to the travelling  public, many serious accidents  by boat and rail having occ'ured,  arid in our own country "the collapse of the Quebec bridge will  be sufficient in itself to make  1907 a landmark in the annals  of public disaster.  In the field of invention and  discovery the year has been  a  notable    one���������not   perhaps oil  account of achievements fully  completed but  rather for important steps made in advance  in the  working out- of important   problems   that   have   required   lengthened   periods   to  solve.    Two in particular  have  served to bring the solution of ,  the   flying machine   in   sight.  These are Brennan's  gyroscope  and Alexander Graham Bell's  aeroplane    experiments.     The  discovery of color photography  too is a   notable event in scientific research.     From  the vantage ground  thus   gained   the  year 1908 should  witness  still  greater     advancement     along  these  lines, and to the   babies  born in 1908"homage will be due  when it isr considered the opportunity .which..they., will enjoy in years to come in the realization of inventions and discoveries that to'-lis'are but day  dreams.  NOTICE..  In the matter of the Land Registry Act and in  the matter of Title to Lots 13 and 11, Block  'I, Map 137, Kastcrn Addition, Hedley City.  . WHEREAS the certificate of title of Harvey  Tingley, being Certificate of Title Xo. 10,!KH) A,  to the above hereditaments has been lost or  destroyed and application has been made to mo  for ajlnplicate thereof:  NOTICE is hereby given that a duplicate  certificate of title to the above hereditaments  will be issued at the expiration of one month  from the date of tlrstpublicatiou hereof, unless  in tho meantime valid objection to the contrary  be made to me in writing.  :W. H. EDMONDS.'"'.  " District Registrar.  Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, 11. C, Dec. Kith, 1H0".        19-1  NOTICE.  ���������Certificate of Improvements.  ', ���������- /*���������*'���������' ��������� .���������  ZERO, -JACK FROST,. MOL'LIK and PHYL-  .-'LIS Mineral .Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining ^Division of Vale District.    Where  ' located:   Camp Hedley..  TAKE NOTICE that I.'.Chaa. deB. Green, aa  agent for C. A.-C. Steward, h\ M. C. No.  580B, and for A. R. Marrow,  F..M. V. No. .  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder'for Certificates of Improvements, for'the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants of the above claims.',.' _  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 5th day of November, A.D. 1!K)7.  .4(5-10   ;,"'-;': C.deB. GREEN, Agent.  THE BANK OF  1908  ���������  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,000.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. ,51 Drafts bought and  sold. II Sale Notes cashed or taken for collection.  51 --Money.. Orders and Letters'- of, Credit.''-issued,-' payable in theieading cities of the world.  Escrows in connection with Mining" Deals given special  attention.     4"  Hedley   Branch,    -   -   L. G. MacHafne, Manager  S0OOQO0O09SO6O8������SeefS������  NOTICE.  The old age pension  scheme  which elicited so  much  discussion  a while  ago is *' going to.  come before the House of Commons in Ottawa during the present session but in a very.modified form.     In fact the scheme  being presented to the House is  so far modified  that it cannot  be called an old age pension at  all but rather an old age amiu-r  ity which is to be purchased by  the recipient by paying $13 per  annum from the" age of twenty  years.    This at the age of sixty  years is. to be'paid back to  him  in an annual payment of $120,  or if he waits-until he  is  sixty-  five he will receive $200 per annum.   In this way there is very  little    difference   between  this  government   scheme   and   the  terms upon which life annuities  are being furnished by  the  insurance'companies.     One feature in its favor is that there is  government guarantee to carry  out the terms of agreement, for  if any deficiency should occur  to render the fund provided biannual premiums insufficient  to meet the annuities to be paid  out, the credit of the country  is pledged to make good the deficiency. No commissions are  to be paid for securing business  under the scheme, the government undertaking to administer the scheme without charge  to annuitants. Altogether it  seems at first glance a commendable scheme, and if taken advantage of, should in the future  save many an old man and old  woman from ending their days  in houses of refuge.  Certificate of Improvements.  "B. C",   '-'IRISH BOY.". ."GOLDEN ZONE"  and "SILVER BELL" Mineral Claims.  situate in';tho Osoyoos Mining Division of  ���������������������������'   Yale District.    Where located:   Quartz  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Chas. deB. Green, as  agent for J. J. Marks, F. M. C. No. U KM,  Paul Brorthagen, F.M.C. No. B 5543, and James  .Murphy, F.M.C. No. B 5544,intend, sixty days  from date hereof, ��������� to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of-Improvements, for  'the purpose'of obtaining Crown Grants'-of tho  above claims.    ���������  -  And further take notice that action, under  section 'Si, must be commenced before the issuanceof such .Certificatesof Improvements.  Dated this 5th day of November, A.D. 11*07.  15-10 7 C.-df.B. GREEN. Agent.  Eastern Townships Bank  =====  Established 1859 =====  CAPITAL AND RESERVE, $4,8<30,<>(X>  Head Opitce:   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  70 BRANCHES IN CANADA  Keremeos Bran*   -   -   J, fl. R. Rome, Manager  imi^irm/vn  ������������������on  acssstua  NOTICE.  Certificate- of Improvements.  "Kino'Edward" and "Nightiiawic" Mineral  Claims, situated-in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located :   On Susap Creek. -/.   ,  TAKE NOTICE that T, K. H. Parkinson, free  x miner's certificate No. 115075, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply, to the Mining  Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  tlie purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of tho  above claims.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, mnst be 'commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvement*!.  Dated this 28th day of October, A.D.. ISO".  ���������13-10 R. H. PARKINSON.  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN    HEDL>&yr B. 6. ���������-.   1  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LxVND DISTRICT.  District ov Yai.k.  ���������"TAKE NOTICE that I,   G. M. Allison, of  ���������**    Keremeos. B. C, occupation���������rancher, intend to apply for permission to purchase the  following described land :-'-  Commencing at the southeast corner of Lot  3200, thence running 20 chains south, thenue 20  chains east to Lot 257, thence 20 chains north  along line of Lot 257, thence 20 chains west to  point of commencement, and containing forty  acres more or less. '  G. M. ALLISON.  Dated October 10th, 1007.     ;     . '11-10  THE LEADING  HOTEL OF THE SIMlfKnM&EN VALLEY  This house is new ami strictly first class  in.every respect, being equipped with all  modern conveniences���������electric liprht, telephone, baths, etc.       : :       Rates moderate.  W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  NOTICE "TO    ELECTRIC .LIGHT  USERS.  fjWING to a shortage of power, it may be  ^ necessary to tlie operation of tho plants  of this Company that tlie Town Lighting-Service be discontinued at any moment during the  next four months, either temporarily or for tho  period named. Users of the light arc therefore  notified hereby to prepare for such an emergency. Whenever possible, two flashes of the  lamps will be given ten minutes before the  circuit is opened.  DALY REDUCTION CO.. Ltd.  Hedley, B.C.. Nov. flth, W07. 13-11  NOTICE.  APPLICATION   FOR   TRANSFER   OF   LIQUOR   'LICENCE.  *M*OTICE is hereby given that I will make  *���������* application to tho Board of Licence Commissioners for the Similkameen Licensing District at its next meeting for a transfer of the  lifiuor licence held by D. G. Hackney for the  Hotel Hedley, situate on Lots II and 15, Block  25, townsite of Hedley, from tho said 1). G.  Hackney to Vander .1. Rose and Oust Elstrom,  trading under the firm name of Rose & Elstrom.  Dated this 12th day of December, A. D. 1907.  * "���������  WHEN YOU HANKER FOR    '  Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  .'    CALL UP PHONE No. S  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  Ho X E������M@NP,  IB ������BHftclaw  i  I  x  I  i  I  x  X  %  X  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention la probably patentable.   Communlca.  tlons strictly confidential. HANDBOOK onPatentB .  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Alunn & Co. receive  special notice, without clinn?c, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Lnrcest circulation of any scientific jonrnal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUKNSCo.361Broa^JewYor!(  Branch Offlao, (K5 P St.. Wasblngtou, D. C.  ���������i!)-t  ]*). G. HACKNEY.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To W. James Sinclair and any person or persons to whom he may have transferred any  _ interest in tho ".Sacramento" mineral claim,  situated on Nickel Plate mountain, in tho  Osoyoos Division of Vale District.  YOU are hereby required to take notice that  .1 havo expended for assessment and for recording certificate of work on the above named  claim, JJlOAnO being the expenditure necessary  to cnabl6 me to hold said claim, and you arc  hereby required to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure, together with  all coste of advertising. If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within ninety (!K>) days of first publication of  this notice in tho IT  beeome vesti  dor the provisions of tlie  ndini  Dated t  41-1 VV,  Iedlcy Gazette, your interest  will beeome vested in niOf your co-owner, under the provisions of the "Mineral Act and  Amending Acts.'  " ;Tiis 17th day of October, 1S07.  A. HAINING.  Route of the Oriental   Limited  Fast Mail  HE SHORT WAY  LEAVES KEREMEOS DAILY 4:30 P. M. ;   ARRIVES 9:00 A. M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  tori a & Eastern  Points  Edw. OREENOUGH   ������   Agent  -  W. A. ROSS   -  A. Q. P. Agent  Keremeos, B. C.  Seattle, Wash.  DIRECT   CONNECTIONS   AT   SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND   OVERLAND   TRAINS rHE~HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JANUARY  % 1908:  i  REVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  i'our wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by culling Rhone 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  COAL  When buying your heater or range for winter  be sure and get a coal  burner, to ensure comfort and economy.-  VERMILLION FORKS  MINING* COMPANY  W.  F. -Revki.y,  Agent.  r  COAL  '-fti'niW-fH'l-^  I  THE   -  Great Nortliern  Hotel  rrin&eton  Is noted over the  entire  district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.      :' :   :   :  X All the wants of the travelling        X  -J? public   carefully  attended   to. *8  * s  TO THE.  Travelling f iiDiic:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  ;: : call on  : :  SAM'LD.HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,   -   -   B. C.  FOR  Commercial Priming  TRY THE  Gazette Job Dept.  i,**->ff'������<.  ���������S^S^^f*  **W*a**V*'&,k^'^^^  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  5  I  ae  ae  ae  ae  *  :S  J"  I  ae  K  ae  ������������������K  ae  *S  te  ���������*?  ae  I  IS  ae  a?  ^^^ShS^^-;  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room . accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar  first - class.    Rates  moderate.  ft  I  I  8  JOHN LIND,  Proprietor fi  Town and Distri<&.  R. Church, representing, a Spokane  pipe linn, was in town this week.  Mrs. Bryant left on AVednesday hist  on a trip to Spokane.  Skating on the settling pond continues to he a favorite pastime in Hedley.  . Miss Daisy French, who had been  visiting her brothers in Hedley for the  past three weeks, left on Monday t'other home in Vernon..  Miss Blake, teacher' of the Hedley  Public School, is visiting this week at  Keremeos, the .guest of Mis. E. M.  Daly.  Mr.' and Mrs. "Vy.,J. Forbes returned  lit the, end of the ' week from Green  Mountain where" they spent Christinas  with friends.   -  The revenue collected at the Princeton agency'by Mr. Hunter up to Dec.  31st. was the largest of any year up to  the present, amounting to ,$20,'5l0.  A carload of concentrates from the  Cariboo-McKinney mine wife recently  shipped from Bridesville, the nearest  railway ppint, to thesmelterat Everett.  ��������� Anyone who wants to buy an icehouse with its supply of lumber and  sawdust, -apply'at this office.  This week again we have gone to  press earlier owing to the holiday, and  were unable to get all in type which  came to hand by Tuesday night's mail.  Some correspondence is for that-veason  held   oyer.  - Rev. J. Thurburn Conn is expecting  a visit sometime during January from  Rev. G. A. Wilson, B. A., snperinten;  dent of Presbyterian Missions .in this  portion of B. C. The exact date of his  intended visit has not yet been learned.  Gilbert McEaehern, formerly "with  the Cascade Power and Light Co. here  and. latterly electrician with the Dominion Copper Co. in Phoenix, left to  accept a position as electrieion with  the Yale Mining Co." and Daly Reduction Co. nt Hedley.���������Phoenix Pioneer.  Miss Elliott,* Kingston Ave., does all  kinds of plain sewing, mending, pressing and renovating gentlemen's cloth-  ilig.&c. Orders may be left with Mrs.  Lyon.  There has been another change in  the'time of running Rover's -stage to  connect with Great .Northern trains  at Keremeos. . The stage... will now  leave here at 11:30 a. m. for Keremeos,  and returning will arrive here at 5  p. ni. This took effect on. Monday  last. 7   * :-. ;  It is understood that the B. C. Copper Co., when in operation, pays the  C. P. R.'about $10;000 per month in  freight accounts. The Granby Co.,  under the same conditions^ pays to  both railways over $30,000 per month.  ���������Phoenix Pioneer.  ��������� The change in the V: V. & E. time,  card between Oroville -and .Keremeos  makes no provision for any 'wait-in  Keremeos, the train starting back  shortly after its arrival. This will  disarrange somewhat the Customs arrangements for Chopaka and Kete-.  meos.  There is a good big logging contract  for somebody, over on the McKinney  road near McCuddy's," where' the  Southern Okanagan Land Company  are asking for Renders for getting out,  hauling and banking up in mill yard,  1,800,000 feet board measure. See adv  in this issue.  The Orphans' Dinner.at the New  Zealand hotel on Christmas night was  not as sad an affair as the name might  suggest. Many of the orphans who  partook were not genuine,'permanent  orphans. Exiles might fit bettor as a  name, for. most of them "who were  there were merely exiled temporarily  from homes elsewhere, iincl others  were temporarily bereft of their  spouses, who had gone to spend Christmas at their homos. The common tie  of forsakenness led them to club together for a $2.00 a plate dinner. Music was plentifully interspersed with  the proceedings.  Christinas Day passed off quietly in  Hedley considering the number of men  ab work between the mine aud the  mill, and the men employed on V. V.  & E.��������� construction. Only one man  got sufficiently obstreperous to be  taken in custody, and that was on  Christmas eve. He was a Swede from  the construction camp, whose liquor  showed itself in a burning desire to  reduce hotel glassware into the maximum number of pieces. In the morning he was sober and penitent, and altogether a decent sort of fellow. As  the constable didn't want to deprive  him of his Christinas, he requested a  hearing of the ease early in the day,  which was given and the man released  on the payment of a small fine,  amounting, with costs, to $7.50  A letter has been received from Rev.  D. F. Smith, B. A. of Neemuch, India,  who is apparently standing the work  well on lijs new field.     ,  G. D. McKay, collector of timber  dues for the provincial government,  was in town this week picking up  stumpage from all and sundry who  could be persuaded to jar loose.  NEW   YEAR   1908.  by Rev. .1. Tnurburn Conn.  \ good New Veur to you and yours.  And many may you see;  A bright New Year to one and all.  And happy may we be.  May peace and plenty as before  Within the homestead dwell;  And friendship as in days of yore  Throughout this land prevail.  Whatc'cr this year may have in store  For either you or me,  Let each one use the precious hours  As life's hours ought to be.  May faults and errors of the past  Be steps on which to rise, -,  ���������And bring the soul in Quest of God  Within his Paradise.  There's not a day in all the year,  But holds some task for you;  Then iik and do the task the man, '  And thus the World renew.''  Oh! learn to trust and be content  Whatc'cr thy lot may bc,c  And know all is divinely sent  ~   From God who lovcth thee.  God wants your best, your choicest gift;  . Is Ho to plead in vain 1  He gives His best���������the richer gift;  Come, make the grand exchange!  Then through childhood, youth and prime,  'Achievements great and good  Will mark thy.goings out and in,  As nothing earthly could.  ������<><*>^'^-->^'<>'0-<>''^'^<>! *$"%  1   9  psssr  ^  XMAS TREE   ENTERTAINMENT.  Statement of Receipts and Expenditure  In Connection With the  Above.  SHATFORD S LIMITED  wish to thank t-heir jiunr-  erous customers for their  liberal  patronage during  the year just past, and  wish them all a Very Hap-  py- & Prosperous Year���������  %  %  X  The committee having in hand the  Christmas Tree Entertainment met  after the bills were all in to straighten  up, accounts and see where they stood.  After all outstanding-accounts had  been settled there is left the sum of  $10.70 What disposal will be made  of this has not yet been determined on.  Lust year the surplus was used to purchase some books to form the nucleus  of a reference library for the school,  and it is possible that this year's surplus, although small, may be used to  add to what is already, there.       ,  Below is the statement:  Receipts -        ��������� .'. ���������  Collected by Mr. Conn.... $37.00  " Mrs. Jones...   24.00      ~  " Mr.Barnes.... 23.00       ,  1   9   O  ���������^���������������������������'���������������������������������������������������^ ������><-><->'->���������  Expenditures  Shatfprds Limited  ace.  ..$18.40   ���������  Jno. Love    7  te  ... 11.30    :--  J.  K. Fraser, Hall  rent  ...VlO.OO  J.  A. Schubert,  ace.  .,..10.00  L.  Rolls^ Co.     .'-  .     ������������    -  ... 8.10  C.  Hairsine   ,  <C  ... 7.00  Jas. Stewart  tt -  .... 4,75  T.  H. Rotherham  . ft  ....2.25  R.  G.-Shier  it  ...71.50    :-  -Balance dii  ���������'     <ft7S 30  Bank,   $10.70  s.  Megraw, "  ��������� ���������     '  Treas.-  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market.  .���������=  The V. V. & E. Railway Station will be in the  centre of the town.  Nqw.is the time to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the  valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around  town site..  -The 10 acre Fruit lots are goingfast,    Just a few  left.   Now is the time to double your money.  -.������������������-.-.  ... For Full Particulars Apply to .        ���������  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  ?ioo, $200  and. $250  i, 2 and 3 Acre-  Lots $300 Acre  to Acre Lots ���������'������������������  $200 per Acre  ���������Terms Easy y  FIRE AT   BEAVERDELL.  The  Hotel Hamill   Was   Destroyed by  Fire on Dec. 22nd���������Store of  W. A. Keith & Co. Had  Narrow Escape.  GEO. KIRBY, nanager.  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen'Valleys.    Post House oir Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. G.  The Hotel Hamill which has been  the only licensed house in Beavevdell  for the past seven years, was completely destroyed by fire on the.morning of  the 22nd.  -Thos.  McAuley,  who   has had tho  building leased for the past four years  was the first to   discover   the   fire.  About 3 a. in.  he was awakened by  the breaking of glass in the windows,  which  showed   the.'   great   headway  which the fire had attained, and left  no* hope of saving  the   building.    He  awakened A. J.  Whoatley,  who was  the only other occupant of the   building that night,   aiid rushing back to  his own room was only able to recover  his watch when he had  to leave  the  building.   The fire originated at the  back of the building and was supposed  to   have   been   caused   by  the   pipes  of   the   kitchen   stove   taking   fire,  and in less than an hour had eaten its  way to the front, which,  fortunately,  fell back in.   Ab one stage the store  was   in.   great,  danger,   the windows  were cracked, and pitch from the lumber was running down  the front of  the. building.  The hotel was built in the summer  of 1901, by contractor Wilfrid Cook-  son for John Hamill of Armstrong,  brother-in-law of Thos. McAuley.  The building was a two storey frame  structure large and sufficiently commodious to serve the wants of a much  larger place.  iaas������.-i^icses=������'~-~-i!  Make the Farm Pay  A Fairbanks-Morse   Jack-of-AII- Trades  GASOLINE ENGINE  will pump water, saw wood, sholl corn,  run cream separator, in fact furnish  power for any purpose.  Every Farmer Should Have One.  Cut out this advertisement and send  it to  THE CANADIAN FAIRBANKS CO., LIMITED.  101 Water St., VANCOUVER, B.C.  Please send ine   (without cost to tnc)  your catalogxie with  full   information  regarding your &nsoline Engine for farm use.  8.  Hi  NAME  TOWN  Try  n\vv\\\V\\\^  ross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  NOTICE  LOGGING  TENDERS.  THUNDERS will be received by the rindor-  , x signed up to and including receipt of mail  Friday, January >oth, 1908, for getting out,  hauling and banking up in yard, 1,800.000 feet-  board measure���������Tamarack, Fit-and Pine, from  limits about throe miles north of McCuddy's,  on the McKinney road.  Any further information can be obtained on  application. The lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  The Southeun Okaxao.an Land  Comvany, Ltd.  Penticton, B.C., December-iTtli, 1907.        51-1    ,.  1  \  ��������� u  ? ;  -        *  *}  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE ! THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JANUARY  2,   1908:  Waltern "Who Speak Ittanr LaDgnaBci  "When it comes to linguistic ability,"  ������aid the manager of one of "Washington's biggest hostelries, "the real ex-  - ^perts can be found in the dining rooms  ;of this and other similar establishments.  "We have waiters in our employ  , who. can talk in six or seven different  itongues, and the ones who know only  itbree, say English, German and  (French, aro away, behind. When I  Bay talk, I mean the ability to converse  fluently. ' Your college men can hold  fi sort of powwow, In n halting style,  but Helnrich or Jean who waits on  Oiir guests can rattle off the lingo of  nearly every patron who comes along,  'uo matter what his nationality. Now  and then we get a man who is making  bis first tour of the United States and  whose mind is a howling wilderness  eo far as the understanding of English goes. Ho Isn't able, to 'savvy' o  word, and then it is that we send  forthwith to the dining room and utilize one of the waiters as an interpreter."  PROPERTY IN HEDLEY  Is  A  Good,  Safe   Investment  The JVanieles*  Girl*  of Korea.  Girls in Korea have no names, or  .what would be considered names in  ���������the western world. There' are no  ���������'Marys.or Mabels or Ruths. The little ones are given a pet name at their  birth, and this they, bear until they  are ten years old, after which time it  Is no longer used. '  After her tenth jbirthday the .young  woman is known as "Mr. Kim's daughter," or "Mr. Kim's girl baby." The  latter title is considered the more  "honorable. If there are several daughters in the family they are distinguished by such words as "big" (for the  eldest), "second," "third," "fourth,"  etc.  After marriage they are known by  the husband's name and title, with  ,jthe word "house" affixed. They may  ������190 be distinguished by the name of  ffaie place from which they came when  ���������quarrying, as "Mrs. of the house'of  i-i-Gm; the young lady who came from  ���������Kongjo." s  Oi-lRln of "Attorney.'*  In the time of our Saxon ancestors  the freemen in every shire met twice  "ii year under the presidency of the  shire reeve, or sheriff; and this meeting was called the.sheriff's torn.  By degrees the freemen declined giving their pevsonal attendance, and a  ���������freeman who did attend carried with  Wm the proxies of such of his friends  as could not appear. He who actually  .went to the sheriff's torn was said, according to the old Saxon, to go "at the  torn," and hence came the word attorney, which signified one who went  to the torn for others, carrying with  tilm a power to act or vote for those  Who employed him.  The distinction between attorney and  solicitor arises from the latter practicing in a court of equity and the former  only in a court of law.  And  Will  Make  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous " Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in��������� Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. Tc is the mining and business  centre of the  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Colombia.  HEDLEY" is the chief town oh the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and -with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it .will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and to\yn lots will bring  big returns on nioney invested at the present time.  BSEBBBSBHEBa  Scott Ave. (main st.)    $400 to $600  Other Streets          $200 to $400.  .... 1 tH"V������''^....  '���������I,  ,1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who  Invest Now.  s===Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Cemes^^^  For "Pull "Particulars, 'Maps Etc.,-.  ��������� nppi-Y TO���������  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y. it  =       -       HEDLEY, B.C.  L   W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and Manager,{  KEREMEOS NOTES.  Egyptian Smoker* and Hadncu,  An Egyptian smoker of hasheesh Is  *ven a more helpless slave than the  Chinese opium fiend. He knows that  In the end he will become a .madman,  ftt he rushes toward the awful goal  .with unrelaxed speed. With the  Strange exaltation which first comes  to the smoker he feels himself floating  from cloud to cloud or alighting in the  gardens of palaces all his own.' Most  of the hasheesh which Egypt consumes comes from Greece.>'From the'  husks of the henin seeds and the.tender hops of the hemp plant tlie Greeks  ���������manufacture a greenish powder whose  fuihes bring the ecstasy "'its: victims  desire. '        "- ' ������������������.��������� = ������������������-���������  Wliy ������ Harpooner la Alao  a Taber.  Among the old New Bedford whaling  families was that of the Tabers. In  speaking of this fact to a representative of the family the other day, a man  Who Is a member of a well known New-  Bedford family himself, said:  '"In the old whaling days the har-  pooners who sailed out of New Bedford  were very often of your name. After  a time the name Taber came to be the  generic title of any harpooner, whatever his name might be. Even to this  flay a famous harpooner is known as a  ���������taber."  Tlie Ancient* antt Electricity-  Although little was known of electricity until comparatively modern  times, it has been understood since  fix or seven hundred B. C. that certain substances when rubbed show attraction and repulsion for. yarloui  light materials. Among these is amber; so, in the latter part of the six-:  teenth century, when electricity was  more definitely known, Its name was  taken from the Greek word for amber.  Hl������  Sense of Touch.  "'Some men have the sense of touch  developed to an extent that is little  short of phenomenal."  "Yes, indeed! There's Closeboy, for  Instance. I've known him to say he  hadn't a cent before I opened ray  lips." -   '���������..."  Cruel.  Grayee-���������3Jaud tells me that Ferdy,  kissed her band last night. Sow, what  do you think of that? Kdythc���������Well,  I stippo.'je.tbe poor man had to do something and couldn't go her face.  For the New Year'I wish the Gazette  a wide circulation, heaps of money in  the treasury and a better correspondent for. Keremeos.  The public school closed fo the holidays on 21 st. The .work ofthe teacher  is highly commended by the rate-payers and she holds the fovor and goodwill of her pupils.       .  For two months the following pupils  attending .the '-school were present  every day : Toyrie Elmhirst, Douglas  Walker, 'Robbie Elmhirst, Alex Innis,  Jack Walker and Maurice Daly..;  The Christmas tree entertainment  on the night of Dec. 23rd was in every  way a marked success. The seating, ac-  eom,mo.datipn was taxed.to, the .limit.  [Notice of the programme is held over  until.next issue.   Ed.]  Mi*. Barcello Sr. has been.on the sick  list for a few days, but is now better  and able to be out again.  Tin-key shoots are the order of the  day.. There was one at Olalla on Tuesday.  Frank Richter was a passenger by  the y, V. & E. from Oroville on Tuesday,, .     ,7-    ...    ,  Thos. Daly is home from college.  This district was represented 'at the  colleges by Reith, Manery, McCurdy,  Coleman and Daly hi 1907. ,   ,,.-; ���������"���������>-;;  R. McLeod, after spending the sum-  nier in Idaho is with us again to enjoy  life in tlie beautiful valley of the Si-,  milkameen.  Query���������Who married Miss Olsen at  Spokane? The editor'evidently got  badly mixed on the marriage .question.  [Not so badly either. ; Jack Peterson  married one MissOlsem Ask Doc or  another Jack, who. married.thc1 other ?)  Neil B. McFaddeu of- Fail-view and  Lilian C. Water's of;.Princeton were  married at Keremeos Centre by the  Rev. A. H. Cameron on Dec. 30th.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  >ra?t)*ntim}*itfi������ti*i^^  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,v B.C.  Everything New and First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, arid Special  Attention . paid   to-, the   Table.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Dec.  28:  ���������'���������'������������������-.  AT THE MINE.  ���������: '-' Maximum        Minimum  Dec 22 ..24       .7 16  23 ..        29       ..       '    13  24 .:        31       .. 12  -    25 ..         30       ..             10  26 .. 32       .. 15  27 ..27       .. 14  28 ..v      31       .. '   13  Average maximum temperature 29.14  Average minimum do 13.28  Mean temperature, .      . .; 21.21  Rainfall for, the,week   .28 inches..  Snowfall ;     "       ":      1, ",  ...  COItKESI'ONDING WEEK OK LAST VEAK  Highest maximum temperature 39  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean  -THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDERS WHITE HELP ONLY.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS &. CIGARS  McArthur *������> Guiney,   -   -   Proprietors  Wl-i'l-lS"-*!-"-**^  ^     When     ICeremefts  - -.\'^- :-'-;:STpR AT-���������-:-/' ' :. '/  The Central Hot^  -?       % TWEDDLE (St. REITH, Proprietors. -     ->       -   Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection:  34.S5  -l  S.85  21.85  MASONIC  INSTALLATION.  On Friday night last, the (festival of  St. John the Evangelist) the officers  previously elected for Hedley Lodge  No. 43, A. F. & A- M- were ,duly installed by A. Megraw, P. M. on behalf  "of the D. D. G. M. for the District, R.  W. Bro. F. H. Barnes of Euderby.  The elective officers for the ensuing  year are:  Finlay Fraser,  .1. I). Brass, P. M.  A. Clare,  ���������   W. .). Forbes.  E. D. Boeing,  H. D. Barnes,  W. T. Atluu-ton.  Some of the appointed officers being  absent their installation was deferred.  1. P. M.  W. M.  S. W.  .1. W.  Treas.  Secy.  Tyler.  Minimum  26  26  10  20  24  25  19  do  do  do  do  AT THE UIL.V.  Maximum  Dec 22 .. 42  23 .. 37       ..  ,      24 .. 31        ..  25 .      .. 31  26 .. 30  27 .. 31        ..  28 .. 30   ���������   ...  Average maximum temperature 33.14  Avei-age minimum do 22.71  Mean do       ' 27.92  Rainfall for the week    .0     in ernes  Snowfall for the week   2. *'  COKKESrONDINO WKKK OK LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 30.  Average do do  Lowest minimum do  Average do do  Mean do  PE^TIGTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  : ESTABLISHED 1903-  Fine New  Covered Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail, Passengers & Express to :  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  1  ;  Speeial liigs for Travellers, and Every  Attention Paid to Wants of the Public  When   writing    Advertisers,     Flease! s  Mention the Gazette

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