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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B. C., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22. 1912,  Number 7.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  ' [18 years' practice) in "Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -     -      B. G  RY.   COMMISSION   MAY  DECIDE  For Joint V. V.'&E.  and K. V. Down  The Coquihalla  HOTEL PENTieXON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Bahnes, Prop.    , Penticton', B.C.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches, Properties, Minos, Tiiiibei-,  Water Powers   '���������-.���������       '.;.;  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomb P. 6. B'C  N. TiioMPSO'x "-��������� vrrpxi: suvmouk 5913  .MGR. , SvKSTKRX CA.VADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng-.  Oiliccs aiid Wfirehou*3e, 847-03 Beatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  R H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  Grand Union  Hotels ^  HEDLEY, B. C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A.WINKLER, Proprietor  A A. F. & A. M.  "*%[SQf      REGULAR monthly meetings of  /^/\   Hedley Lodge No. 43, A. F. & A. M���������  are held on the second  Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  There will bo a "joint hearing beforo  the Railway Commission at Ottawa  on March 5th of the respective applications of the Kettle Valley line and  the V. V. & E. railway for approval of  plans of proposed lines from the summit of the (Hope mountains down the  western slope to Hope, in the Fraser  River Valley.  Those in a position to know assert  that in all likelihood an order will be  issued"' requiring both companies to  build a joint line, on the ground that  there is only room for a single track  clown the watei'grade of the Coqui-  halla river. In that event the cost of  the road wouitl probably be apportioned between theI two railway companies, eicli of which would enjoy equal  running rights over a section about  twenty -six "-.'mile's long, a pertion of  which'will have two percent, grade. ���������'.  The matter lias already been the  subject of informal negotiations between the two companies. If arranged oh the basis above indicated the  saying affected by building one line  instead of two, apart from the difficulties of the latter, would be between  $4,000,000 and $5,000,000.  THE PANAMA GRAB  New York World Advises U. S'.Gdverh-  ' ment to Follow Canada's Example  A PROSPEROUS YEAR  S. E. HAniLTON,  W.M  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  A. Cr.AKK  Counsel  Hedley Local Cam]) meets in  Fraternity Hall the lirst and  third Thursdays in.the month.  K. IT. SlMI'SOX  Olerk.  L. O. L.  Ketrular monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1711 are held on  the third "Monday in every  C?������������J@M'2*nion*-'1 '" Fraternity Hall. Visiting brethern are cordially invited to attend.  AllTJILMt KINO, \\\ "M,  VOL LO.VSDALK. Sect.  The-Mutual Life  Assurance  Company of Canada had a very prosperous  year in 1911.    Its 42hd annual statement shows  that the surplus earned  during the year amounted to $731,064,-  83,  which is a very gratifying result  of the year's operations.     The insurance in force is now  upwards of $71,  000,000, the assets over 18,000,600, the  income $3,320,511, so  that this company has become one of the Doririn-  ron's  big financial institutions.    The  combined effect of a good interest income and a favorable death rate seems  to   be indicated   by the fact that the  interest income would have been .sufficient to  pay the death claims more  than twrce over. The bulk of the company's assets are  invested   rn  mortgages, debentures and bonds and loans  on policies, all of which  have proven  themselves in the past  to be safe and  consistent   with   the   investment  requirements of an insurance company.  The new assurances for 1911 were $10,-  027,374.  New York, Feb. II���������The World advocates a free Panama canal. Editorially it says:  "Canada has expended more than  $100,000.000'-'"to. provide ship canals  froth the Atlantic ocean to the Grejit  Lakes. It is a larger expenditure relative to the population arid resources  than the United States will make at  Panama. The rcpst of maintenance  and improvements are relatively  larger. ��������� <  "Nevertheless, America h vessels are  allowed to go toll-free through these  costly Canadian waterways. Thi;  American tonnage throiigli the Wel-  .land canal is larger than the Canadian. The tonnage of both countries  through the American- and Canadian  canals at the Soo is larger than that  of the Suez and larger than that will  be at Panama. But Canada rejects  the policy of cost-tolls orprofit-tolls  where they could be so easily collected.  It adops the policy of making its artir  ficial waterways as free as the high  seas. The United States does the  saiire with its canal at the Soo.  "Can the United States afford to  adopt a Panama canal policy less  generous to Canada or the nations  than this Canadian canal policy is to  the United States? , ."Protests'are being  made in the Dominion Parliahferit  against preferential tolls for the  American;;' ships in the Panama canal.  Canada has a right to protest. It has  an equal right to ask for- a canal without tolls, arid this country will perform a world of service of greater  profit to itself than can be computed  in money by adopting the policy of a  free canal."  THE HELPING HAND  Short Courses for the  Fruit-Growers���������  Important Gatherings at Various  Points in Similkameen  Riding  PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE  GENERAL NEWS  MINING  NOTES  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will beat Homo office in Oroville, 1st  to 14th of each month.  Office  on  Arorth   Main   iStreet.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL ICXOIXKI-'l!. ami IIIIITISII  ('OLL'MWA   LAM) SIMIVKYOU  B. C. Copper .made a net profit last  year of $134,000 nearly all of which  was made in the last four months.  The properties of the new Dominion  Copper Co. which are now being worked by the B. C. Copper Co. are furnishing 33% of the ore being treated by  the Mother Lode smelter at Greenwood. The Phoenix Pioneer can see  no chance for the minority stock-holders in the Dominion company getting  anything out of it.  The Second Relief mine and mill at  Erie are again being operated. Minneapolis capital has it in hand.  Granite Poor-man is showing strong  improvement   under   recent   develop  ment.  An important Iind of ore was made  recently on Siwasli Creek, a tributary  of Five-mile. The Canadian Consolidated, of Rossland and Trail, have already secured the property which is  on the line of the K. V.  The Granby smelter at Grand Forks  is increasing its output of blister copper week   by   week.     The shipments |  this year already total 2,f>S0,O0O lbs.      |  The indications are that Camp Hedley will see more   genuine prospect inn;   that   was pulling  during  the  coming  summer than for  several   years  past, and   more properties will be working.  President Madero has come to the  conclusion that'the mailed fist will be  necessai-y in Mexico before order is  restored.  The B. C. Legislature will not give  Vancouver the concession form of  government.  Vancouver has started in to raise  $10,000 for the famine in China.  Gompers was not included in the  round-lip of dynamiters concerned in  the McNarnara outrages.  Dr. Rutherford, veterinary inspector, says that from sixty to eighty percent of the humans have tubercular  infection in some form or other and  that tubercular milk is tin* main  source of infection.  Ten million dollars is invested in  plant for the manufacture ofautosin  Canada. There are. foiirteen factories  and all of them in Ontario.  In no way is the department.of agriculture in the B. O.'"government doing  better and more practical work to  reach arid benefit tlie f-rimers than the  short courses which they are giving to  the-various Farmer's Institutes in this  province.  From now on until the fruit crop  tor.1912.is gathered in every day will  have cause fcir vigilance and attention  bri the part of the live up-to-date fruitgrower. The winter or very early  spring is the time- to dp most of the  pruning and begin to fight the fruit  pests. Everybody who biiyJ* a fruit  lot and goes iii for friiit-gr owing does  hot possess tlie necessary knowledge  of the art and the man who shows  him,what he ought to do and how to  do it is the best friend he could meet.  To act the piirt of that friend is the  thing the department of agriculture  has set out to do.;.  The department are sending out  their, experts .through the proyince to  meet, the farmers at their institutes  arid the commencement for this riding  will Ik's ihetle at Kerehiebs which is the  easiest place to reach for farriiers residing anywhere in the Similkameen  riding, and -where the greater number  of fruit-growers sire centered arid orchards for illustration. The Kereriieos  irieetirig will be held oh Monday arid'  Tuesday, February 26th arid 27th and  the following is the programme:      <  KEREMEOS  The Dominion government will send  hydrographic    survey    to   determine  which  is  the.   best terminal  port on  Hudson Bav.     The consensus of opin- mi        .  ,   ..      ��������� '    , Thornber  ion  among sea captains  favors Port I ���������  MONDAY FORENOON  10:30���������Pruning Demonstration, M. S.  Middleton.  AFTERNOON  2:00���������Commercial Vegetable Growing,  P. E; French.  3:00���������Planting the Orchard, M.S. Middleton  EVENING  7:30���������Orchard Sites and Soils, B. Hoy.  8:30���������Irrigation   and  Conservation  of  Moisture, H. Thornber  TUESDAY AFTERNOON  2:00���������Orchard Pests and their Control,  B. Hoy-  3:00 -Small  Fruit Culture, H. Thornber  SIDLE Y  TUESDAY AFTERNOON  2:00���������Pruning    Demonstration,  M. S.  Middleton  3:00 ���������Commercial Vegetable Growing,  P. E. French  EVENING  7:30���������Soil and Soil  Cultivation, M. S.  Middleton  S:30���������Planting    the    Orchard,    P.  E.  French  9;30���������Illustrated Lecture with Lantern  Slides, M. S. Middleton  ROCK CREEK  WEDNESDAY  AFTERNOON  2:00 ��������� Pruning    Demonstration,    H.  House is Expected  to Prorogue on Feb.  28th- -Estimates Announced for  Monday 19th  The present session of the .13. ('.legislature which is novy diawing near a  close is one of the shortest held for  several years: but nevertheless it has  been ah important one and has witnessed the enactment of important  legislation of which possibly the Forestry Bill introduced by the Minister  pfLands will rank among the rnost  rioted.���������;.-���������,.",.-."  The Liquor Licence Act  lias  undergone amendment to strengthen  some  of the weaker points.     The 'most prominent change  made by  the  amendments is that of looking more strictly  after;  tlie  interdicts    and   those  who  persistently violate the law   by giving  them  liquor.     The  Attorney-general  com batted    the   idea    that   the   law  should be made  to  bear severely  on  the interdict himself, holding  that he  should be  dealt with as diseased  or  insane and not as a criminal, although  the changes  make it possible  now  to  come down heavier on interdicts  who  will   persist  in  trying   to screen the  offenders who supply them   with  the  liquor.     This amendment   will   help  but it will not do everything, and the  mam    thing    the    Attorney-general's  department should  look   after  is the  constables  who should be made to enforce the law, for it is useless to enact  laws if the constables arc to be allowed to assume  the role of supervisors  of legislation  passed   and  suit  themselves as to what laws are  to  be enforced and  what to  remain    a  dead  letter*.  Tho estimates have doubtless been  brought down before this but have  not yet come to hand in time for this  week's paper. But it is safe to say-  that in them it will be found that  Similkameen riding has come in for its  full share. That is a point the representative has never been known to  fail in looking stiictlv after.  GAME PROTECTION  Nelson.  Kootenay mining men have revived  an old association that existed some  years ago but has lately been dormant.  The revival of lead mining in the district called it into life again.  Nelson has sent an invitation to the  Duke and Duchess of Connaught to  visit thai city on the occasion of their  contemplated trip to British Columbia  next autumn.  It is rumored that Justice Meredith  will bo appointed to conduct an investigation into the affairs of the late unfortunate Farmers' Bank.  Star Building  Princeton  HILLIARD'S  OAR BER     @HOF������  l-'OH, AN EASY SUAY'I-'  HOT k COLD BATHS  Next door north of Grand Union Hotel  When   writing   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  GENERAL NEWS  Hon. (LP. Graham has been nominated Liberal candidate for South  Renfew. ft is thought likely that he  will get in us a number of prominent  conservatives in the riding feel themselves in honor bound l.o see that he  gets the seat they had promised l.o  deliver, even if the promise was irregular and unauthorized by the rank  and file of the party or any regularly  appointed executive.   .  A rorkslide struck a C. I5. R. engine  a freight train between Eholt and Grand Forks. The  engine was swept from tin; track and  the fireman killed and the whole train  of twelve ears had a. narrow escape  from being tumbled over a 200 feet  embankment.  The term '���������Manitoba No. 1 hard" is  to remain as the title by which the  highest grade of wheat in the world  is to bo known.  Many fatalities have oeetired in the  G. N. H.  construction   camps   in   the  go  O  blood-thirsiy   in the  3:00���������Soils   and Soil   Cultivation,   B.  Hoy.  EVENING  7:30���������Orchard Pests and their Control,  B. Hoy  8:30���������Irrigation  and   Conservation   of  Moisture, IT. Thornber  Meetings will also be held at Midway and Greenwood in the Greenwood  riding on Thursday 20th. The Midway  meeting will be in the foreiuoon and  the Greenwood meeting afternoon and  evening.  The pub'.ie aro invited to be. present  at all or any of tlie lectures. The  eoiuses are free to everybody and the  asking if questions is encouraged by  the lecturers.  THE ODIOUS COMPARISON  Eraser  canyon.     This  that Ondordonk may not have  old C. P.  (British ('aHerman)  "A subscriber- calls for certain lig-  ures: here they are: Population of  London 7,01,0,00); murders last year  li). Population of San Francisco and  Oakland half a. million; murders last  year "i3l.     Make vour own comment."  Hti'iictioii days as some people tried to  make out.  A visit  of King George  and  Queen  to   show I Mary to Germany is the latest propos-  heen as   al in   the way   of diplomacy.     If King  R.  con    George can make as good a job of placating  Germany as  his father did of  France, he will be all right.  The fuller report of the public meeting to organize a. Game Protective  Association for the Similkameen,  promised by our Keremeos correspondent in last week's issue, appears to  have been over-looked by him. The  meeting was held in Keremeos on  Monday, 12th, and the valley was well  represented. The officers elected were:  President. J. A. Brown, Kereriieos;  1st Vice-president, Ernest Waterman, Princeton; 2nd Vice-President,  W. J. Forbes, Hedley; Secretary, W.  M. Daly, Keremeos; Executive, C. M.  Snowden, E. Waterman, F.H. French,  and the president and Secretary.  It was decided to make the membership the mere nominal fee of 25 cents  per annum so as to get the igrgost  possible membership and thus make  the work of the association the more  effective The meeting was unanimous on the desirability of amendments to the Game Act and among  the changes which it was decided they  should ask for was the shortening of  the deer hunting season to cud about  the 10th of November;' the reduction  of the limit per man to three: a closed  season of throe years for grouse: the  increa.-i.* of the bounty on game-destroying animals to $2.") per head for  cougars and timber wolves and $.> for  coyotes: a gun licence ol* $2: tin ap-  I pointiin-iit of four game wardens for  the riding, arid to make sale of deer  illegal at any time.  It was decided to ask for the stocking I'f'treains and lakes with game  fish and to have the Canadian .. lit 11 -  orites act in conjunct,ion with those  of tin United Stales to have li.-h lad-  deis placed in the falls nf 1 he Siuiilk-  amo'-ii.  Tin- matter-of further close season  for big-horn was discussed i>ul left, in  abeyance, and the matter of a gaunreserve in the riding, if such can be  procured. The district, at the bead  waters of the Ashnola was considered  ideal if it could be reserved.  A committee was appointed to draft  by-laws and the annual meet ing was  fixed for the third Tuesday in August,  the place to be decided by the executive. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE    FEB 22,   1012.  #*&  She  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssiii.-d on Thursdays, li.v tin; Ili'iu.KV Oazkttk  I'lUNTlNIi ANli l'Ulll.l.SIIINCi (.'OMl'ANV.  ���������LiMiTKO. at Medley.  B.C.  :r;:;;;:r:;;:\;y'ry:z;iT!]6 London Directoru  (Published Annually)  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Your..  ( United .States)   ....$2.0(1  ....'���������i.f.0  Advertising Rates  Measurement, VI lines to tho inch.  Land Notices���������Cortilic.-ttcs of improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for (iO-day notices, and ������5.00 for:������)-day  notices.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  Sl.-io; over 1 inch and up to I inches, SI.00  per inch per month. To constant, advertisers  taking larger space than I'our inches, on  application, rates will ho given of reduced  charges, based on size of space aiid length  7 of time.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding: one  inch. $1.00 for one insertion. '���������������"> cents for  each subseiiiient insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for lirst. insertion and fl  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract, advertisements should  .; in the olllce by noon on Tuesday to secure  ttontioii fur that week's issue.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes of toner than once a month  ho '"price of composition  will  be charged at  regular' rates. ,,  A. MEGRAW. Manaffinsj Editor.  granting of franchises..   Of the Simil-  ,    . ,. ,. ,1.1.1..     , i 'I Enables traders throughout the world  kameen  apart trim, the tabular record j to (.-onm.unicate direct  of Twenty-mile, it  savs: "The   Kettle j      7  and the   Similkaiiieen and  their- tributaries are   also affluents.of the Columbia.   ..While  they  contain   numerous  water power sites, the summer flow is  be  considerably less than that of the  glacier fed streams." The water laws  of each province are given with a full  history of same in each case anil this  -portion of the bonk in the case of British .Columbia where the Dominion  law and its application in the railway  belt is fully gone, into, makes the volume of intense interest and value. Mr.'  S if ton and his colleagues of the Commission are rendering splendid service  to Canada.  Full "Moon  Last i| war.  1912  FEB  Sow "Moon  First (piar.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tnes. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.]  4'  .**>  Si  7  8  ii  12  13  .1-1  lo  is  10  20  21.  22  25  20  27  28.  20  o  0  1(5  o  10  17  24  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The vote on the proposal for organic  union between the,Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational bodies is to  be'taken before the 15th of March,  1912, and that all who are asked to  vote on the question may have an intelligent idea of what they are to expect under the union, leaflets were  distributed on Sunday evening by Rev.  A. II. Cameron setting forth the basis  of union as drawn up by the "joint  c.imniittee appointed by the various  bodies. The document.is lengthy, but  very comprehensive, and on the. whole  should prove satisfactory to all who  are sincerely, anxious to see a system  employed by the church for the moral  well being" of the people that will be.  less calculated to produce strife and at  the same time will be economical by  doing away .with the unnecessary duplication of mission fields which has  proven so wasteful both in men and  'money. The basis deals with both the  doctrinal side and that of church  polity. It was always believed the  doctrinal   side of the   question   would  with English  'MANUFACTURERS   &   DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  'EXPORT MERCHANTS  with   the   Goods  they  ship,  and  the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP' LINES  arranged   under  the  Ports  to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings; .  PROVING IAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading   manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in tin-, principal provincial towns  and  industrial   centres  of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current- addition will  he forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for- 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards foi��������� ������1, or larger advertisements fiom ������3. '-. ��������� "���������  A RESERVE FUND  is as necessary for a family as a company.    The  best 'Reserve Fund  for a family is a snug sum ,  of money in a  strong Bank.    Begin your Sav-    -.,   .  ings Account, now in  The Bank of British North Ameriea  Deposits  of $'.L00 and upwards received and  interest added twice a year.  76 Years in Businesi Capftaland Reserve Over $7,500,000  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  the: London Director ii 60. Ltd.  25, Abehureh Lane. London, E.G. .  In the 'February Rod and Gun is a  poetical tribute to Pauline ."Johnson,  the Indian poetess, who is known over  the lengtli and breadth of Canada and  who has warm friends and admirers  for her ability and her patriotic senti-  monts, that were indeed good to meet! P''*'^ easier of solution   than that  of  in these days when patriotism in Canada does not seem to count for as  much as it did in former times. Miss  .Johnson who has been residing in  Vancouver was striken with paralysis  and is   rendered thereby quite unfit to  pursue    her    literary   calling.      .Miss  1  Johnson   deserves   well   at   Canada's  hands and whatever befalls as the outcome of this visitation of sickness it  would be a disgrace to the country if  she should be made in any way to feel  the touch of want.  One  of the  finest publications   the  Canadian   Commission   on   Canserva-  tion of Canada's   natural resources, of  which    Hon.    Clifford   Sifton   is   the  chairman,   has yet sent out (and they  had formerly   issued some   very interesting and valuable productions) is the  report on the water powers of Canada  which   is just to   hand.    The.  volume  contains  some  -100  pages   printed   on  line book paper aud  handsomely illustrated.    It shows the exhaustive character of th(! work which  has been carried on   during the   past two years by  this brunch   ol" the public  service arrd  right   well   they   have   performed   the  service   allotted to   them, there  being  apparently not a single stream in Canada,  upon which   power has  been   developed   tha.t  is  not   mentioned   and  reasonably   full particulars   of the development given.    For instance in the  department given to the water powers  of   British   Columbia it  is shown that  Twenty-mile   creek has  developed 750  horse   power   while  the .Similkameen  river   of  which   it   is   only   one  small  tributary   has not  developed   a single  pound on this side of the international  boundary.     The total horse   power in  Canada that has already been developed   amounts   to   1,010,521    and   this   is  only    a   commencement   on   what  is  available   and  what   is   yet   going   to  make    Canada,   one   of   the   greatest  manufacturing countries of the world.  The Niagara, water  power is shown to  have been very much exaggerated, for  it places the available low water power  of the   river at. 2,250,000 horse  power  which   would give Canada one half or  1,125,000 and a considerable  portion of  church   polity     for   the    people    are  getting  broader nowadays  than they  were  when   the   old   schisms  divided  and  kept   them   apart.      In   doctrine,  two of the bodies weu- always exactly  alike  and the  difference   between the  Presbyterian  and Methodist creeds in  the  point  upon   which  they differed,  was so   trivial that all that was necessary was to forget about the one minor  bone of contention.    The question of  church  polity, however, was   thought  to be the one thing which would most  appeal to the prejudices of both.    The  greatest   point of difference between  the various bodies was that which had  to do with' the choice  and  tenure of  the  pastors in so far  as the. congregation was  concerned, for the rigid machine-like   operation of  the Methodist  itinerancy  left the* congregation very  little say in  the matter of who should  or should not be placed as pastor over  thorn,   while in   the   Presbyterian and  Congregational   bodies  the  congregations had far too much to say for their  own   good,   and   many  of   the   better  class of  Presbyterians will   welcome a  very material   modification of the old-  time   '���������preaching   match"   into  which  the whole thing degenerated when one  minister left, a. pastoral charge before  his successor was installed or inducted  in his place.     So humiliating was the  position   in   which   the   Presbyterian  clergy   were  placed that  not a, few of  them absolutely refused to trot around  the ring  (so to  speak)  and show  off  their theological paces for the delectation of and to minister- to the self-conceit of many   occupants  of  the  pews  who   had   a,  knack  of   making   themselves  over-officious and  disagreeable  at such   times.    The   compromise proposed  by the   basis of union  seems to  have   struck   the   happy medium   and  we believe will be  found acceptable to  all alike.    Keeping in   view the broader principle which inspired the movement for union   the committee which  drafted  the basis acted   wisely in refraining  from over-burdening   it with  an   excess  of detail   which  would do  more   harm than  good by re-awakening prejudices   that  are much  better  asleep.  COPPER  The XuwlCdition6ft.hu  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X, for the years 11)10-  11)11, and required, nearly eighteen months in  preparation.  It has 1902 Pages  containing nearly one and a. half million words  Or about twice as 11 inch matter as the bible.  There are 35'chapters, and tlie book covers the  Copper Industry, of the World  COVETUXG: Copper History. Geology,  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, Leaching, .Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys. Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts. States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production. Consumption, Imports  ���������Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  Vol. X of the Copper Handbook lists and  describes  ���������8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions ranging from '1 or '1 lines; iii  tlie case of a dead company, in which case reference is made to u proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to '21 pages in the ease  of the .Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of the world. Tho chapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest number of mines and companies ever given  in any work ol! reference on mines or mining  investments, has been fully revised.  The new edition of the Copper handbook is a  do/.cn books in one, covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world. ..It is used  "'WORLD'S standard reference  ROOK ON COPPER.  by the managers of the mines that make ninety-odd per cent of the world's output of copper  and is used in every*civilized country of the  globe. It is tilled with facts of vital importance to  TIIK 1XVKSTOR  TIIK SPECULATOR  THIC M RTA bbURGlST  TiriC CONSUMICR  THIC MIXER  Price is J*".;") in buckram with gilt top, or ������7.5o  in genuine full library morocco.  Terms are the most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage charges prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if itsuits.  Canyon allord not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value to you ?  "Write now to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  Wit TEMPLE BUILDING. HOUGHTON,  Michigan, U. S. A.  Schubert's Supply Stores  DEALERS IN  Creamery Butter,  Dairy Butter  Eggs, Cheese  Hams and Bacon  Potatoes, Onions and  other Vegetables  Sole Agents of Oroville Creamery  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  fi  il  1  u  H  ���������13  M  I!  H  .ii  -n  ' \i  ���������  ���������  ���������  Tenders for Quarantine  Accommodation  ���������"r.KXDlCR.S are invited for the construction  -1- of a Quarantine Station at ICerenieos. B.C.  the exact location of which may be obtained  from Wm. Thomson, V.S., of Iveronioos, B. C,  from whom specifications may also be obtained.  Tenders must be addressed to the undersigned, forwarded  by registered mail and marked |  plainly on  tlie outside covering "Tender fori  (Jimrnntiiic Station at Keremeos, H. C."  Tenders must reach Ottawa not later than  noon on l-'riday, the 1st day of March. I')12, and  must lie accompanied by an accepted cheque  for ten per cent of the amount of the tender.  The depart incut doc* not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  New.-papers will not he paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority  from the Department. '*-*'  A. L. J Alt VIS,  Assistant Deputy Minister  and Secretary of Agriculture.  Ottawu.,.lanuary f>, 1!)12.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������     WITH THE  NEW   YEAR!  Lookup Your Stock of Office Stationery and  see whether there is not something you  need  to lighten work and increase business in 1912  Bewaiie tlie rubber stamp ad on your  stationery or the ready-made Bill-head  or statement. It always looks '''one  horse" and will hurt your business by  creating a bad impression.  You 11 own name and Business neatly  printed on good paper will make friends  for you wherever it goes.  We do all Kinds of  Water Notice  I T. D. Picknrd, of Hedley, II. (.'.. byoceupn-  1 * Hon Assnyor, as agent, for the Ashawota  Power Company, Limited, of Vancouver, give  notice that I intend on the fifteenth day of  March next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon,  r.o apply to the 'Water Commissioner at his  ofllce at, l-'airview for a licence to lake and use  Kill cubic feel of wider per second from the  Ashnola river, a tributary of the Similkameen  river. The water to be used for power on a site  to be chosen near tho-oiithcrn boundary of the  Ashnola Indian reserve.  T. D. I'ICKAKD  Dated this .l;"ith day of .laniuu-y. I'll:*  <������   Including Letter-heads, Bill-heads, Statements,  Envelopes, Notes, Receipts, Shipping-  Tags,   Price   Lists,   Blotters,  Mining Forms,   Etc.  Send in Your Orders to the  WATER NOTICE  T T. .1). Pickard. of Hedley, II. ('.. by occ.upn-  ** lion, nssuyor. as agent for the Ashawota.  Power Company, Limited, of Vancouver, give  notice that 1 intend on the L'Othdny of February  next at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, to apply  to the Water Commissioner at his ollicc at,  l-'airview for a licence to takeand use '2~i0 cubic  feet of water per second from the Similkameen  river. The water to he used for power on a site  to lie chosen near the mouth of 2d mile creek,  and on a site to be chosen adjoining the East  line of LotlilliS.  '-'-I T. I). PICKARD  Dated this loth day of .lanuary, 1!)I2  epartme  and They will have Prompt Attention  ������!  ������i  a  ��������� 1  SUBSCRIBE FORTHE GAZETTI] THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,    FEB 22, 1912.  Town and.-'Distrldi.  Homer McLean loft on Saturday for  California to bring hack Mrs. Gillespie.  Duncan Woods who has spent tho  winter thus far at Vernon is -now- in  Summer-land.  ^Penticton is agitating for a, corps of  Mounted Hides with a very good prospect of getting it next year.      " ������������������, .  Rev. ,J. Williams will hold Anglican  service in Fraternity hull on Sunday  25th, both'morning and evening, commencing at 11a. m. and 7:30 p. ui.  J.R. Edmonds was under the weather last week and confined to his bed  with a combination'-attack-of rheumatism and appendicitis but is now on  the mend again.  H. B. Brown and wife came up from  Vancouver on Saturday. He intends  to do some work on his claims across  thu river and complains that his  cabin had been broken into and tools,  other belongings  taken.  bedding and  Lost���������On Tuesday evening between  Hedley and Cosgrove's, a mouse-colored wrist bag or purse with, metal  letters ���������'C. Bl" on the outside. Finder  is requested to leiive same at the Gazette office.   ,  Tour Daly was in town last week  and took in the golf dance. He is  looking fit for the season's hall-playing  iind in another week will leave to join  the Portland team which goes into  training on the first of March.  Cameron expects that  Hogg will be able  fo give  Rev.  A. H  ���������Rev.  Mr.  Hedley another Sunday before he  leaves for his homo in Scotland.-to resume his duties as pastor of an inipor-  tant parish in Ayrshire.  The extraordinary mild weather for,  this time of the year which has lasted  for over ..-.three weeks is causing some  uneasiness among fruit growers who  that vegetation  are  afraid  too soon and  by rigorous frosts   which  sure to come later on.  serious damage  will start  bedone  ire almost.  There was a, comfortable attendance  at the golf dance on Friday evening  last. The number of guests present  nicely filled the floor without crowding and as the music was satisfactory  the conditions were present for a successful function and the committee  which had the affair in charge had the  room nicely decorated with the insignia of golfing in which the club  colors, red and white, were the dominant tints in tho color scheme.        ���������  , i-I. A., Turner, road supervisor -for  the Sirnilkarnecn riding, was in Hedley last week on his return from the  west end,of the riding where he was  making arrangements for road protection .work to save the roads from  damage from the melting snows. He  is going to Victoria this week to attend the meeting of the good roads association. The. surmise that the gathering of the various road supervisors  throughout the province portended  the formation of a road supervisors1  union appears to have been mere  speculation.. .7,"''���������'....;.;,..,. ''.','.  A pedlar paid Hedley a visit at the  end of the week and canvassed the  town for jewellery, laces, handkerchiefs etc. Whether he had a licence  or not was riot ascertained until he  had got through and was gone. Every  one of these gentry no matter what  line of goods he may be handling,  should be made to show a licence, and  either the hotel in which they put up  or the first one on which they call  with their pack should report the "matter to the constable without delay., In  nine cases out of ten the stuff they  have is either shoddy or may-be stolen  and those who'-patronize them run a  big risk.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  CAMP HEDLEY  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada. ���������'���������'<.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  MARRIED.  At Hedley, February '21st, by Rev. A. H.  Cameron,' Mr. Swan Julius Olson to Miss  TTelma Josephine Jackson.  M. K. Rodgers accompanied by Mrs.  Rodgers caiiie in on Saturday's train.  They were on their way to New York  but concluded to take in Hedley on  the way. The snow is still too deep on  Nickel Plate Mountain to permit him  - getting around, so he had to be satis-  lied with a trip underground at the  Nickel Plate.    They go out to-day.  W.Thomas, representing the Prince  ton brewery was in town last week in  the interests of that business which  has extensive trade with the Hedley  hotels. Louis Scherbauer, formerly  of the Hedley brewery before it was  absorbed by the Princeton concern, is  now the brewer at Princeton while  . Mr. Thomas is business manager.  Miss Forbes who has been in charge  of the Millinery department in Schubert's store* for the past three years  left on Monday for her old home in  Nova Scotia where she intends to reside a while before re-visiting the  west. Miss Forbes leaves many warm  friends in Hedley and especially  among those who had the best opportunity to appreciate her many sterling qualities.  Rev. A. H. Cameron came up on  Wednesday lor one of those pleasing  jobs he occasionally has to perform,  and at the New Zealand Hotel he tied  the knot for- S. ,T. Olsorr, miner at the  Nickel Plate, and Miss Helrna .Jaekoon  The bridal party leave to-day for "Nelson on a short honeymoon, their real  bridal lour being reserved for next  May when they will sail for Sweden.  The Gazette  extends congratulations.  A rumor was started last week by  some highly imaginative individual  that Angus Stewart had died at the  coast and in a short time ib had received pretty general circulation irr  the town. Following close on another  rumor of a week preyious that he had  been removed from the hospital in  Merritt and sent out to the? coast, the  last rumor received ready credence,  but when inquiries began to In; made  as to the authority no one seemed to  know anything about who had told it  first.  During the past week most of the  Hedley golfers have had a try at the  game. With the; exception of two of  the holes which are in a sheltered position and have not had the benefit of  the spring-like sunshine the course  is irr fine, condition for play, with tin;  turf dry and springy underfoot, and  if the greens were put in order again,  conditions would be almost ideal.  Surely the Shnilkanieen climate needs  no other recommendation than the  bare, fact that before February is  much more than half oyer there has  ���������already been about a fortnight of  golfing.  GENERAL NEWS ,  Sir Donald Mann claims that the  Canadian Northern will have the best  grade across the mountains of all'the  transcontinental lines. .  Vancouver is to have another ten-  storey building to cost half a million  and add to the list of that city's skyscrapers.  The Rossland carnival was a grand  success although the soft weather so  unusual there at this season of the  year interfered with some of the winter sports.  Mrs. Hazzard, the starvation doctor,  of Seattle, has been convicted of manslaughter. The ease has baen appealed and application granted for a new  trial.  Sir Edward Grey is looked upon as  the most likely successor of Asquith  in the premiership. If they wait too  long in making the transfer Mr. Bonar  Law may have something to say  about that.  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  ANOTHER PROMINENT  SPOKANE WINNER  A Typical White Leghorn Male Owned  by the Westwood-Brooke Poultry  Farm, Princeton, B. C.  Get the Best  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  % Buy from Us and You Get %  ���������'SPOKES}! AX  winner of 2nd Prize Spokane Poultry  Show .1011; also headed 2nd Prize Pen  at same show. Sired by 1st Cock,  Seattle, 15)11 arrd 1st Cock, Spokane  Show, 101.1.  Watch  our advertisement in next  issue of Gazette.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  A.  no Other  Potatoes, $2.oo per 100 lbs.  Onions, 5 cents per lb.  Apples, leading varieties,  $2.50 per box  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� Fresh   Curlew   and    Government #  ��������� Creamery Butter and Morn-       ���������  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following  are the  read  ings  show-  ing temper  atui  e,   etc.,  for  the  week  ending Feb  .17,  1912:  AT  THE MINE.  Maximum  Mini  111 inn  Feb 11  ,  31  IS  12  ,  .  29  . ,  10  13  ,  ,  31  . .  20  11  ,   ,  2S  18  15  ,   ,  32  21  10  ,  .  2S  . .  15  17  3S  . ,  19  Average maximum temperature 31.  Average minimum do        17.2S  Mean temperature 21.11  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall       "        " 9.5  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  ���������  ing Glory Eggs  ���������  ���������  fShatfords, Lt-d.f  AND  coiou-:  SI'O.NDI.VO WKKIC  Ol* L.  1ST  YKAIt  Highest  maximum ten  perature 21.  Average maximum  do  20.14  Lowest minimum  do  . o  Average  uuiiimum  do  ���������7.85  Mean  do  11,29  AT  THE  "MILL.  Maximum  M  nmmm  Feb 11  ���������12  ,.  27  12  as  ..  32  13  ���������13  ..  29  14  39  ,.  33  15  15  33  10  48  30  17  10  ..  30  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a straight life policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  OF CANADA  ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������  ���������  Average maximum temperature 42.11  Average minimum do 30.57  Mean do 30.35  Rainfall for the Aveek  0.20 inches  Snowfall       "        "      0.5J.  COKISKSl'OXUING  WKKIC 01.' LAST  VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 10  Average! do do 37.71.  Lowest minimum do 0  Average do do 18.12  Moan do 28.00  The history of thousands of policies  on the above plan shows that it has  cost less than four dollars per year to  carry a policy of one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this call on the local representative and see the history of  one policy for 20 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,   Heal Estate,  Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under   Lund  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  "Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Hay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  American Cent nil Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  "Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B. C.  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  it  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  the   people's  Company  and  profits are all for the people.  its  This accounts for the wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.  W. J. TWISS  Manager for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  *     ������     *     *     *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  7������2RJVE2-}SID&AV&.  H'a n\okcMeJffon������f,Zir\c-  Gfcftings.Cuff ������,JPririj(in$iPfaf}-y  Jrrorri Tliotas&DreuXrigsfor  ������aoklefj,Projpecf:, (tF/afogaef  ^nafeX, lfcfterfyesdj;J7a$qjt'f{ef  eA'eubpaperj, and all purpose?.  Phone JH-mn 6434  "(Jpol(aneyJVeii><������}gn2i''ff?r<!; &>o-  PflLflGE,  Llveru, Feed k Sale Stables  1TEDLEV   B. C.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  ���������J A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    II Orders for Teaming*  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   F O It   S A L E !  Phon.   It        INNIS  BROS. Proprietors.  ���������WHEN WRITING ADVERTISERS' PI.KASE  "MENTION  THIS TAPER THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. FEB 22,1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Mrs. Dr. McEwen was a visitor to  town Monday.  AV. A. Gore,, of Princeton, was a  visitor to town Friday.  Ira Carter, of Curlew, Wash, was a  visitor to town Friday.  Now come on, all together boys,  let's boost for Keremeos.  F. .'). Sauve and wife spent a few  days at Princeton last week.  Mrs. Splaun, of North Yakima, is  visiting her. sister, Mrs. F. Richter.  H. B. Meausette cinue down from  Princeton to spend the week end at  home. ���������   ���������  The K. K. K. had another splendid  meeting being the guests of Mrs. J. A.  Brown.  Dr. Anna Schilstra will receive in  "The Tent" oh Friday afternoon of  this week.  F. 13. Gibson and A. Robertson left  for Vancouver via the G. N. on Wednesday week. ,  E. Prentice, Charley Buitch and N.  Laycock, Penticton. were visitors to  town lest week.  There is a rumor of a dance. Keep  your eye. on next week's items. Richter's hall, we think.  Tom  Johnson   and   Joe   McDonald  have  taken  a four year lease of the  Penticton Hotel;  Homer McLean,  of Hedley.  stayed  off a day in Keremeos, before he went  through to California.  Harry Rose, of Hedley, came in  town last Friday to see how things  looked to him in this burgh.  Angus McDougall carne in from  Penticton Sunday and will take a position with the Keremeos Hotel.  Don't forget the two days course in  Fruit and Vegetable Growing, in the  Town Hall, Feb, 26th iind 27th.  Business is picking up. One day  last week, besides the regular stage,  three specials left for Penticton.  A cannery is badly wanted here.  Someone should take this in hand for  there is certainly a fine opening.  J. A. Brown left for Princeton Monday. While away Mr. Brown intends  visiting Coahiiont and Tulameen.  Mr. Rome, the first manager of the  E. T. Bank here, paid the town and  district a visit for a, few days last-  week.  J. R. Brown, Indian Agent, came in  from Suiimierland Thursday to iiiter-  terview the Siwashes. He returned.  Monday.  Mr. Paul Harrison left for Calgary,  to transact some business, before returning to Keremeos to spend the  summer.  Mrs. Daly, Miss Florence Daly, Miss  Corrigan, Tom Daly and Billy Hope,  all took in the I.'o. O F. Ball at  Princeton.  J. W. Whitely, left for Vancouver  last week, after putting in a strenuous  time with the L. O. L. in the Similkameen Valley.  -*Eneas Nahuuishen, of horse-stealing fame, was given nine months by a  Vernon jury to think out abetter plan  I'or the future.  If. Watson, P. Burns A-. Co.'s auditor, of Calgary, was up at the Centre  a. few days last week, going over the  books of the Richter estate.  Mrs. Forbes, who has been slaying  with her sister here, during the sickness of Baby Innis, returned to her  home at Hedley last Saturday.  Arthur Kyle, expert engineer, arrived Tuesday and will goto work and  start up the Steam plows brought in  here by W. 11. Armstrong a few weeks  ago.  Mr. and Mrs. Macl.la.flie, after having spent a few days in Hedley, went  out on a. special from here to Penticton. From there they will return to  .Fort George.  On Wednesday 2Sth a meeting will  lake place at S p.m. in the Boosters  pool room to form a, Sport committee  to handle a baseball and football club  I'or the coming season. Wo hope that  everyone interested in sports will be  on hand.  The ('a.-tle Square Entertainers gave  a very creditable entertainment in the  Town I fall, Tuesday of last week. The  crowd that turned out was the largest  of the season. After the programme  a. .-Jiort (l.-iuei; t.-iOic place, which was  enjoyed by all who stayed.  A meeting of the creditors of F. J.  Sauve'������������������&> Co. was adjourned from  Saturday last tp Friday 23rd to be  held at 7 p. in. in the store.  Chinese New Year is over once  more. Chinatown here bla/.ed'away  in all its splender. A little Union Jack  floated above the new flag of the  Chinese Republic.  The party who vamoosed with a  couple of new lanterns, the night of  the entertaininerit, will clo a kindness  by returning same to the Big Store at  their earliest convenience.  To Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Louden, a  son, Saturday morning last. Charley  is wearing the smile that won't come  off. And as for looking after the rest  of the boys.  Well! he came  'through  We notice that although the Scotch  Curlers had twenty-eight teetotallers  out of a total number of thirty-one,  they lost heavily. I guess it was because they had to go through too  much rye.    Eh what!  George Christie, wife and family  hioved into the K. L. Co. rooms until  a bungalow is built on Mr. Robert  Armstrong's property. Mr. Christie  will then move into it, and look after  the interests of R, A.'s lots etc.  The annual meeting of the Fruit  and Vegetable Growers Association  nret in the Town Hall, Keremeos, on  Saturday, February 17th, at 2 p. m.,  with a good attendance. Officers elected if or the coming year are as follows;  Geo. B. Clark. President; W. G. Mattice, Vice-President; J. A. Brown,  See-Treas.; Directors���������-It. C. Clark,  August Pedy, E. A. Hai-greaves, It. L.  Gibson, A. H. Harrison. At this meeting matters of growing and handling  fruits and vegetables were taken up.  As there is every appearance of a  heavy crop this year, they are counting on three cars of peaches and fifteen cai s of apples, besides fruits of a  smaller variety.  Friday evening, the ladies of the  W. C. T. U. held a social evening at  the home of Mrs. McLennan. There  was a good attendance in spite of the  inclement weather. The prograrli was  opened by singing "Sound the Battle  Cry" followed by a few words by the  chairman, Mr. R. L. Gibson. Mrs.  Harrison then gave an essay ou the  life of Frances Willard. Three little  girls sang a chorus nicely, followed by  a recitation by Mrs. Forbes. Mrs. McLennan then sang a solo followed by a  humorous reading by Mrs. Keeler.  Mrs. D. J. Innis recited "The Kegs"  after which came a trio by Mrs. Gibson, Mrs. Harrison and Mr. Crooker.  Mr. P. Quant gave a reading followed  by a recitation by Mrs. Robertson.  Refreshments were then served and a  social time spent. There was a. collection taken for the Missionary movement which amounted to the sum  of $1.00.  Hotel Keremeos  . Opposite G. N. It. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  CJoods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOHMY SING, Keremeos  J. A. BROWN  c Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE INSURANCE  AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE  KEREMEOS, B.C.  Kcrcmcos-Pcritictoii Mail Stage.  A first-class new auto has been added to W. E. Welby's stage and Livery  business at Penticton and a thoroughly competent driver has been engaged  to run the car.  Phone 11 W. E. Wiclby  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  REAL ESTATE MINKS  Agent for : ., -.7  London & Lancashire Firclns. Co.  Ocean . Aceidoht and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos. B. C.  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  il  'I  .'���������**  - II  V,  P  !  Biiy a Sack and Start the New Year right.  You cannot hope to have good Bread unless  jrbu Use good flour  Be sure and ask for Five Roses  FRAN K  RIGHTER & GO.  1  i  'J  ���������ii  I  .;>���������  'A  f  C. M. SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provin  cial Land Surveyor.  Office, of j. A. Brown  KEREMEOS - -  B. C.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremkos, B.C.  ESTRAY  Strayed to the premises of the undersigned during the fall of 1910 one  red yearling steer with white face,  branded f>Ooh left hip and nick in  ear. Owner- mav have same by proving property and paying expenses.  Bertie Allison  m  ���������  **������  ���������  ������  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with your savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  REME/VIBER  We  otter no  land but what has  the  water already on it  Fruit Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  i  il  7-1  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  E  w>  New from Cover to Cover  WEBSTER'S  NEW  INTERNATIONAL  DICTIONARY  JUST  ISSUED- Ed.in  Chief, Br. W.T. Harris, former U. S.  Coin, of Education. The Webster  Tradition Developed by Modern  ScientificLesico-jraphy Key to Literature of Seven Centuries. General  Information Practically Doubled.  2700 Pages.   6000 Illustrations.  400,000 Words and Phrases.  GET THE BEST  in Scholarship, Convenience, Authority, Utility.  Hope Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale district. Where  located:   On Sixteen Mile, Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOfICK that I. Aiiislcy Megraw.  F. M. C. No. .1051215 agent for John McLean, V.  M. C. 405I3H, and Joseph Kothorham, V. M. C.  No. 'lOiilSli, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the .Mining Recorder for a  Cortiiioato of Improvrm'eht, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 'Si. must bo commenced before the  issuance of sficli Certificate of   Improvements,  Dated this third day of November. A.D., l'lll  THE   RIVERSIDE   NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.   Comprising ioo Acres  Largest growers of.Nursery Stock in British Columbia.    All stock winter-  fil  eel in our cellars unci no cl.-iinger of buring winter killed ti-pes.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  *"������������������������������  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Write for Specimen Pages to  G. &C. MERRIAM CO.. SPRINGFIELD, MASS.  Von will do Ufl a favor to mention thin publication.  SB  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &.c.  Anyone Bonding n sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion froo whether an  Invention Is probnbly patentable. Communications HtrictlyconUclcntlul. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent t'roe. Oldest -money for sccurniR patonta.  Patents taken through JUunn & Co. recelvo  special notice, without charge, lu the  Scientific American.  AhnndHomoly Illustrated wnokly. I.nrccst circulation of any unlcntltlo journal. Terms, $3 a  year: four mouths, $1. Sold by all news tleulorn.  WUNN & Go.36,B'oadwi* New York  Branch Oltlce. f*'!5 w St.. Washincton. D. C.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Creditors'  Trust. Deeds   Act, KM I, and  Aiiu-ndiiii' Acts.  "iyoTK 'K islici-eh.v given UinU-'crmin .1. Sauve  J of Keremeos, in   the Province of British  Columbia, trading under the name of l-\ .1.  Ssiuvo & Co.. inei-i.-hiint, assigned to Thomas  \\". Coleman, of tin; Town of Keremeos. Druggist, in trust. I'or tlie lienelit of his creditors, all  his renl .-uiil personal liroperty. credits und effects, which may lie sci/.cd and sold under execution: which assignment bears date the ftth  day ol* February, A. I)., lill-2  ('[editors arc required tosend to the assignee,  Thoniiis W. (,'olciiiim. Keremeos, li. ('., on or  before the I7th day of Kebru.-iry, WV2, ]i;i.rticu-  lurs. duly vorillud of Lhcir claims, and of the  security, if any held by them.  A moetiiitf of tho creditors will be hold at. the  oltiee of T. VVr. Coleman, Keremeos, 15. C. on  tlie 17th day of l-'ebiiia.ry, I!ll!i, at the hour of a  o'clock in the afternoon for tlie purpose of Hiving directions for the disposal of tlie estate.  Keremeos, 15. (.'., Kob. iifcli, 1!)12.  TIIO.S. W. (JOLKMAiV  Assignee.  NOTICE  Certilicatc of Improvements.  Nk.w Vokk l-'itACTio.NAi, Mineral Claim, situate in tlie Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District,   Where located: Camp Hedley  Take Notice that I. A insley Megraw, K.M.C.  No. lord'JH. agent for the Hedley Gold Mining  Company Limited, l-'recMiner's OortilleatoNo.  U-22100, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certilicatc of .Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant to tho above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section H", must be commenced before tlie issu-  alice of such Certilicatc of Improvements.  Dated this ISth day of November. I'lll    1(1-10  NOTICE  SIMll.KAMKKX LAND DIKTUKT  lUSTlCICT III-' VAI.H  ���������TAKK notice that I.  Williun  Charles  l-.yn.ll.  L       of  Hedley,   merchant.,  intends   to apply  for  pi.-rmissiou to  purchase the   following described lands  Commencing al.a post, planted at northwest  corner of Lot \07'2. situate on the Siinilknmei-n  river, thence south ������������������'il chains thence west. 20  chains, thence north 20 chains, thence cast 20  chains to point of commencement, containing  acres mure or less.  WILLIAM (TIARLK.S LYALL  PentiGton-Kereiiieos  AUTO STAGE?  Makes  the round  trip between]  Keremeos and Penticton  everyday and  Meets All Trains & Boats]  Making*  Close Coniieetions andj  Affording* Rapid Transit  No Driver allowed to handlej  car who does not thoroughly)  understand his car and must I  exercise greatest care at alia  times.  November ISlh, lilfl  Fare $6.00.   Return $10.00]  Mortiner.l.Costcllo, Agent. S.   M.   STUDEBAKER  18-1  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  .It'LV '���������'CACTI')N Mineral Claim, sit uatc in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District. Whore located:- Nickel Plate Mountain, (.'amp llcdley  TAK.K XOTICK that I. Ainsley Megraw. K,  M.C. No. KI.1I2A agent for the Mcillcy Cold  Mining Company, Limited. !���������'. M. C. No. H221ll(i  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining Recorder for a Certlllcutc of  Improvements, for the purpose of obluininga  Crown (irnnt of th(! above claim.  And further take notice Mint action under  section 117 must be commenced before the issue  of such Certilieate of improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of January, I'd'.'  ill  NOTICE  SIMILKAMK.KN LAND DISTKICT  WKTKK.-T Ol-*   VAI.H  TAKK  N'OTICK  that Kmilc .lensen. of flic  1 Valley. New Westminster District. 15. (  occupation l-'ai-nicr, intends t.oaptily I'or per.  mission to purchase the following 'described"!  land.  CommcMeing at a post planted (northwesll  cornei-l about six chimin distant and in a north���������  ei-ly diroction from the Ashnola llivor innl  about seventeen miles from its mouth l.hcncd  cast (in chains, thence nuiit.li 20 chains, Ihoncij  west 110 chains, thence north 20 chains to point  of commencement, containing 120 acres morij  or less  KM ILK .IKNSKN  II. U. N. Ktohes. agent 1  October 17th, I'.lll iKi-10

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