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The Hedley Gazette Feb 25, 1915

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 w   *  I  ,.Yolume XI.    -Number.-.6.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY,  N. Thompson      -       -    phone seymour 5913  MGR. WKarKKN CANADA .  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, 847-63 Beatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  HOSPITAL REPORT  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR' monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodgo No. 43, A. F. & A. M.,  are held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. "Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  A. CREELMAN,  W.M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Reenlar    meetings of  Hedley Lodgo 1744 are held on  the first and third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hal-1  ^SsStiSP?  Ladies meet 2nd and 4 Mondays  Visiting brethern are cordially invited  A. J. KING, W. M  C. P. DALTON, Sec't.  ��������� DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  ; "Will be.iit JHome office in Oroville, 1st  - -  - -to 20th'of each.month."     ���������' :*'���������  Office  ou North   Main   Street.  F*.  P.BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor"  Tel. No. 78  PENTICTON,  P. O. Dkawkk 160  -     -       B. C.  F.W. GREGORY  CIVIL ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       - "    Princeton  WalterClayton  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  MONEY TO LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  Our total- cash expenditures for th������  year 1914 amounted to $3141.83 while  our total earnings including receipts  of every kind were $2810.80; leaving a  deficiency of earnings against expenses  of $325.00 Of this $2810.80 earnings, I  must point out that $228.50 consists  of unpaid accounts for- the year. The  greater part of which will probably  be collected* However as far as they  effect the finar.ces for the year 1914  they will bring .the deficiency up to  $553.53. ���������  Regarding the expenditures of 3141.-  83. I may say that $425 of this  amount was expended for the purchase of an Xray machine and about  $60 was spent for equipment of a permanent nature which will not; by any  means be. an annual expense.  If we deduct these items amounting to  $185 from the total expenditure the  dilference $2658.83 will give uas a fair-  average of our yearly expenditure  provided that the work can be handled  without increasing the permanent  staff.  It will, thus be seen that if we can  collect our outstanding accounts forthe year, or even a fair percentage of  ���������thcni, our earnings will have about  balanced' our current.7expenditu"ri-s-  without making any special appeal to  public charity. The "result of the past  year's operations may therefore be regarded as very satisf actor y.  Respectfull submitted  .R. S. Collin,  ��������� Treasurer.  We begin the present year with a  cash balance of $565.73 in the Bunk  ofJ3, N. A. :.:.'- ���������    .  Apperrded is the balance sheet for  1914.     ���������  AND SIMILKAME^^^ftVBRTISER.  UAllY 25 1915.  $2.00, In Advance  HOTEL ROBBED  OB  On Saturday morning ,qtrite'a little  excitement was occasioned in town  when it became known that the Grand  Unionhotel had beenbroken into iind  the till in the bar r'tJoin rifled and  about forty dollars takiin. The robber-  made a good job of it'-'and he left no  cine as to how he got in. As the  windows are build with one sash he  could not make an entrance by them  unless he broke the glass and as the  locks on the door hiubhoL been, forced  or broken -he either-had concealed  himself irr the bar room before Andy  locked up or had a key that would fit  one of the night latches :on one of the  doors.  Furnishings    Medical supplies..  Laundry..'.   Fuel and Light...  Buildings   Balance on hand..  607 34  29 05  3 50  43 75  48 81  106 52  Savings Account  HECEIPTH  To Balance :   Interest, 1914 ..'....,   $3 100 55  .$1 02S 50  30 71  $L 059 21  -���������'-_���������.     , ." - - .DISBURSEMENTS.  Transferred"to Cnrien't,'Acct.$  ;600 00  Balance on hand '         459 21  PASSES BAD CHECK  I  On Friday a colored man named  Stepson, who had been hanging  around the town for two or three  weeks, cashed a check for ten dollars  with Andy Winkler. On presenting  the check to the bank on Saturday  morning Andy was informed that  the check was no good as Stepson had  no funds there. Constable Sproule  was notified and started out to round  up his man but found on inquiry that  he left early that morning for- Keremeos. The constable of that town  was immediately notified to be on the  lookout for him and to arrest him as  soon as he arrived. On Monday con  stable Sproule, A. W. Jack, teller of  the bank, and "A.'Winkler journeyed  to' Keremeos to be witnesses on the  case which came up before magistrate  Coleman. Stepson pleaded guilty and  was sent up for trial wliicli is to be  held in Princeton. In the meantime  he is the guest of constable Sproule sit  the lock-up here.  FINE COAL AT COALMONT  TROUBLE BREWING  Assets  Buildings ,.$1 296 55  Furnishings    1 540 20  Savings Bank Account       459 21  Cash���������Bank of B. N. A ' .   106 52  Accounts receivable        117 52  $1 059 21  Hospital Ball, January 22nd, 1915  Receipts  Side of Tickets $150 00  Door Receipts'..'    "28 00  Expenditures  Music    ..' ".-. .. ..--7^5 00  Hall Rent     10 00  Printing       5 25,  Borax       1 00  $178 00  $.41 25  GREAT NORTHERN. HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  '"���������'"* Bar aiid Table the[Best. "Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  '   JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  $3 500 000  Liabilities  Capital StocK......... .....'. .$2 500 000  Trial Balance  Hospital Ball  $   263 60  Subscriptions  . .1180  General Expense..$   171 29  Balance credited to Hospital     $136 75  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending. Feb 20 1915:  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  First-class Line of Cigars, Tobacco  and Soft Drinks always  on hand  MILLIARD (gfcTOPLBY  ���������*������^^*rt''rf^^^^^^ic������<*^n<������''*"rt������"������������������rt^*a^is2  x ��������� 2  se . ���������*������  J, Grand Union |  Hotel  I Hotel I  te x  & HEDLEY,   British Columbia X  -��������� X  Furnishings.....".'.  Pay Roll ......  Nursing............  Mess,...............  Medical Supplies..  Fuel and Light....  r-  B. C. Government.  Laundry   B. C. Govt. Grant.  Building and  Property..../.'  Savings Bank   Cash    ......  Sundry Account..  1 510 20  1 476 50  607 98  '."29 05"'  164 65  8 50  1 276 55  459 21  106 52  401 35  1 709 40  757 00  3 500 00  Feb  14  ���������    15  10  17  18  19  20 ���������  AT THE  MINE.  Maximum  28  29  30  29  30 .'.'"     .  30 ..        .  29 ..        .  Minimum  10  19  30  19  IS  19  20  8,**  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  St  se  se  K  se  se  se  se  .se  ae  H  ae  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ���������t  X  X  X  X  n  nn^-^'������^'H������S***n������%'������'^W'^'R%^������������������������WW������W  ROLL    MB   A GAME   AT   ROLLS  $6 241 80 $6 241 SO  This is to certify that I have exara-  ided the books iind accounts of the  Hedley Hospital Board and declare  the above statement to be true in  every particular.  S. L."'Smith,-Auditor.  Cash Account  - .    "REGEirTS  Balance -...,...$  'Road Account -,........'..,....  .Ball..   Accounts Receivable    Daly Reduction Company..  B. C Government  Church  Savings Account  DISBUUSEMSNTS  Wages.  Mi-f  General Expense...  Average maximum temperatui-e 29.29  Average minimum ^o 18.71  Mean temperature 24.00  Rainfall for the week   00.0 inches.  Snowfall     "     ..   "        .������*00  CORRESPONDING WEEK: OF LAST  YKAlt  v  Highest maximum temperature 4S.  Average maximum do   .     42.2S  Lowest minimum do 15.  Average minimum do 20.S5  Mean do 31.50  AT THE  MILL.  ------- Maximum       "Minimum   ���������  Feb  2-1 47 ..        ������������������ 35  25 47 ..        .. 2S  20 45 ."....' 31  27 49 .... 3S  2S 50 ..        ..37  20 4S ..        .. 32  30 47        ...        .. 30  Average maximum temperature 47.57  Average minimum do 32.71  Mean ���������-       do. 40.14  Rainfallfor the week     -.0     inches  Snowfall        "        "       0  OOItltESlTNDINO  WKEIC OK LAST VKAR  Highest maximum temperature IS  Average do do   -     ..42.2S  Lowest minimum do 15.  Average do clo 20.S5  Mean do 31.50  About a week ago  an  information  wiis laid by Walter Crey,   of   Hope  against  H.  B.   Brown', of Vancouver,  ^vyhich. resulted in  his arrest on Wednesday last.'" It appears that the sum  of $214  was  entrusted  to Mr. Brown  for- conveyance to the Department of  Lands at  Victoria in   payment of fees  in connection   with the ��������� purchase,   registration,  advertising,  etc.,  of   land  situated  in the Nicola district, at the  junction   of the Surmiilow and Skagit  rivers.     A receipt for tho monies not  I being forthcoming from  Mr, Brown,  the Liind Office at Victoria  was com-  municated  with,  resulting  in  the in-  forn-ition-that no monies had been received from   the party in   question for  the purpose designated.     In response  to  a   telegram  received   Wednesday  evening,   Mr.   Crey returned  to Vancouver to appear at the court hearing,  which  wiis to take place on Thursday  of this week.���������West Yale Review.  Mr. A. W. McCullock. who. for  month's has been in charge of the  steam "plant at the Coalniont Collieries, has returned for a short visit to  his liome here. Mr. McCulloch is en- ���������  thusiastic about the coal producing  possibilities- of that particular section  of the Similkameen. He says that the  Coalniont properties are located about  ten miles from Princeton and include  fields of great promise.  Three quarters of a million dollars  has already been invested by the Coalniont Coal and Coke Co. in the development of its mines .-it that point.  For some time past 25 tons of first  class coiil has been the output per- day  and this comparatively small amount;  has found a ready sale in neighboring  construction camps, as well as in  Princeton, where it is benefitted by  comparison with other "fuel mined in  the district. At present the coal mined at Coalmont is transported by  aerial tramway to the siding- wheie  the cars tire placed for loading.  Mr. A. N. Cantril, manager of the  company, hopes shortly to increase  the output to 1,000 tons daily. With  the railway transportation that will  be provided by the K. V.R., Penticton  residents may look for a welcome reduction in the price of good coal, and  it is quile possible that eventually  they may obtain such coal next winter tit $6 or $7 per ton. It is said that  the Coalniont Colliery coal compares  favorably with the semi hard varieties  from Alberta.���������Penticton Herald.    ,  ACTIVITIES AT GRANITE CREEK  DEATH   OF   HELMER SWANSON  The  membership of. the Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship Society sustained a  loss this  week by  the death  in   Spokane on Tuesday,  of Helmer  Swansori, for  twelve -years a  highly  respected resident 6f7 this city.    The  tidings of his passing away were quite  unexpected,  as his friends were anti-  cipiiting.his return this week from the  Suites,   where-he had gone for special  treatment for tin internal disorder.   In  addition ' to . his   affiliation   with   the  above society he was a member of the  Phoenix   Aerie,   No,   15S, ' Fraternal  Order of Eagles, and it is the intention  of  both  lodges to attend  the funeral  service in St. John's Church tomorrow  Sunday.    The deceased leaves two sisters to mourn   his loss,  Miss A. Swanson  of Nelson,  and  a married  sister-  resident   iit   Sheep   Creek. ��������� Phoenix  Pioneer-.-  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN'  HEDLEY, B. C.  An Up-to-date   First-Class Hotel  RATES MODERATE  .   J. DOLLEMORE  Proprietor.  ���������'^������/"'W''*W������'W*'W*/W'A^^I���������A^'���������AM���������A/>rA/WV^  MUCH ADLER-I-KA USED  USED IN HEDLEY  It is reported by F. M. Gillespie,,  druggist, that much Adler-i-ka is sold  in Hedley. People have found out that  ONE SPOONFUL,.df thissimple buckthorn bark and glycerine mixture relieves almost ANY CASE of constipation, sour or gassy stomach. ' It is so  powerful that it is used successfully in  appendicitis. ONE MINUTE after  you take it the gasses rumble and pass  out. It is perfectly safe to use and  cannot gripe.  WHEN   WIIITINO ADVERTISERS "PLEASE  MENTION Till"' GAZETTE  -   "Granite oreek,.Sir, from all indications will  witness a very busy season  this coming summer" said Mr. Frank  Mansfield  to a Herald man   in answer  to ii question as  to  "what's doing at  Granite Creek."     Mr.  Mansfield who  owns ii very large number of horses is  wintering  them  here    in   the  Nicola  Valley, the cost being so much cheaper here  than in  the Tulameen.     Continuing Mr. Mansfield explained to us  that    he   owned   considerable   placer  mining property on Granite Creek upon which he and his partner will soon  start operations aoout May 1st.     Last  fall, stiid Frank, we did a large amount  of work in  preparing for the;coming  spring.    We. put in  200 feet of flume-  ing and about 100 feet of sluice ditching, besides the  preparatory  work of  getting everything in ship-shape order  Yes, we   haye received very encouraging returns from the thorough prospecting we have given the ground one  nuggett we got from panning "cultus'  ground went $24.   ��������� c i  Mr, Mansfield said there were, many  on the creek who Were milking goad  and among-whom he mentioned were  Hugh Holmes and Jiis Smart, who  havo beenwoiking steady all winter  getting everything in shape for a big  spnng clean-up as soon as the frost  goes   out of the ground.  Chas. Lambert, of Vancouver, has  spent so fiir as I can jutlge, said Mr.  Mansfield, about $30,000 on his property iind-the coming season should'  give him laige returns. A. Seattle  company have acquired a large area  of ground on the creek and I understand it is their intention to spend a  large amount in development the coming season.  There are others who 1 cannot '"ill  to-mind just at present making the  same .preparations as the above companies all along the creek, so you can  readily see that Granite Creek will  witness a busy season.  Mr. Mansfield also is a large holder  of copper-properly in the Aspen Grove  country.���������Mc:.Titt Herald. TfjIE UBuf EY-'GAXErTa FEB 2*5,  1915  -Cbt Uttdley Q>mtte  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per V<  .J2.00  ���������2.60  "   {Vnilvil StnteM   Advertising Rates  Mensurciiu-nt. U lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not en-eciliiiK one  inch. 81.110 fur one insertion, 25 cents for  each HiibfCtiitciil insertion. Over one inch.  10 cunts per line for (list insertion and 5  i-enl* nor lino for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Ccilltli-ate of Improvements $10.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, S-..VJ for each additional  uliiiin.l  WM. C. MARTIN, ManajclnR Editor.  Full Moon  r*iisl ii liar.  K  1015  ���������"KB  New Moon  U!  First quar.  21.  1915 ���������  Sun. Won. Tubs. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  i  H  21  2S  S  15  ���������)���������>,  9  1(>  ���������>���������{  3  IP  17  21  4  11  IS  5' 0  12 13  19 20  20 27  A BIG OPPORTUNITY  The government of Franco," it is  reported, is pi'ep'a'i-ed to place an order  for 500 million feet of lumber- in  British Columbia, if the mills can o.-  ' g.-ini/.e .-iiiil co-opei ale to handle such  a contriifl, which would cover nearly  two-thirds of the lumber production  of tin1 province, and this was rccoidt-d  in 1913. What such a contract would  mean not only to the lumber industry  but all allied trades in (his province  can hardly be conccivi !���������. Every tug  boat would be busy, every machine  shop would find new activity, every  supply house and distributing  agency' would find increased orders,  iind labor would benefit most of all  for- the next nine mouths ot the year-.  Some of the old time prosperity  would then come hack to Canada's  Pacific province.  It is encoiuaging to learn that  there is a movement under way to  so organize the lumber manufacturing interests of the province that  this large order can be concentrated  for. It will mean meeting the coin-  petition of tho more highly organized industry in Oregon and Washington.  But   with   co-operation   all   round  there should  be no  reason   why  British  Columbia mills  should not secure  this order.     Canada is with the allies,  and undoubtedly it would be along the  line of sentiment for France to help a  British ally.    The opportunity is here  for'-'general  patriotic:  effort   to   meet  the   competive  conditions.     Are  the  lumber men  enterprising enough to  organize?     Are the  working men so  fully seized with the facts of the situation as to be prepared to co-operate in  tke rate of wages?   Is the government  ready to  reduce the 'royalties?   Are  all interests prepared to work together  for the  common good,  although  the  profits to cither capital or the returns  to labor will not be huge ?     These are  questions  which are  to be  settled  if  the lumbermen are  to assume the responsibilities   for   carrying   out   this  large order.    It lias been well said that  British Columbia mills should not have  lost the recent large European tie order, if there had  been a readiness   for  all  interests involved in  lumber  production to  meet the situation and cooperate its the lumber interests to the  south have done.  wealth of any" class of individuals irr a  community dvpends in the long run  upon the prosperity of the whole country, is ii very unsafe adviser. Here we  have a bald proposition to the fanners  to bring about a shortage in tiro production of Wealth so that the value of  what they produce, expressed in terms  of money, may be enhanced. The proposal is that they shall check the production of actual wealth in Older- that  a larger share of the money in the possession of the whole community may  In.- diverted into the pockets of some  of its members.  We have seen several references to  Ibis pernicious advice, but had assutn  ed that it was merely a vagary of  some absurd person whose opinions  were not worthy of attention, but the  Toronto Globe seems to think it calls  for  set ions   treatment,   and  enters   a  *-*....<* -        -     ���������  vrgorons   piotest. against  its   b������ing  heeded by the farmers of Ontario and  ���������   - if    .- . .'   ������  the  Prail-ie Provinces.   -.There is one  . '!     ir      -  point that does not appear to have  occurred to our contemporary in this  connection. Canada lias been a large  borrowed of money Twin Gr"oat "Britain iind elsewhere, and upon this  money interest must bo paid. The  several Governments have guaranteed  the  interest upon  large issues  of rail-  ������������������     .-M  way bonde, iind, this must be met.  These charges can only be met by increasing domestic production of articles that can be hauled by our railway  and can be sold to customers abroad.  There is, in point of fact, no way in  which ii country can keep solvent, not  to say become prosperous, except by  producing commodities of value, and  advice to farmers to raise smaller-  crops strikes'at the very foundation  of all kinds of industry.  "A L������ittl<& Saving is a  ; ;"H*a*rtdly*TPHl!rt*jgw  TWTANY a man  has lost his chance to become independent by not having the ready money to take advantage of a really big opportunity.  "Fortune knocks once at every man's door". Greet  her with a Savings Account, and be ready for what she  brings. -  One Dollar opens an account in tlie Savings Department  !'������������������ .1    ������������      ib     Ja %  78 Years 1h Bastriexs.   Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  Hedley Branch, -       G. P. Dalton, Manager  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  UNWISE ADVICE  There has recently been inaugurated  in the East a propaganda, the purpose  of which is to induce farmers to decrease the acreage under cultivation  in order that their produce can command a higher price. This is not only  unpatriotic, but it is exceedingly poor-  economy. The man who is so shortsighted  that he cannot see that the  For 20 days  commencing  Friday, February 5th,  we are offering our  Entire Stock at Reduction Prices.    Here aire a Few of them.  Look them over, they will interest you.  Men's Clothing  The finest quality of all wool  serges and fancy worsteds. All  this season's goods and strictly  irp-to-the-mimrte. stylos.  $28.00 Suits,  sale price "$21.00.  25.00 Suits,  sale price    .19.50.  22.50  Suits,  sale price    17.50  $18 and $20 Suits, sale price    10.50  22.50, $18 and $10 O'coats....  11.50  Men's Pants  Men's  odd pants are going at  these slaughtering prices.  $5 & $6 fine worsted pants at $3.25  4.50, 4, 3.50 down to $2, at... .$1.95  Men's Shirts  Men's Dress Shirts with or  .without collars in a variety of  patterns.  2.50 shirts - - $1.75  2.00 and $2.25 shirts        - 1.50  1.50 "shirts - - LOO  Men's working shirts  2.50 all wool, heavy, to clear  $1.65  Fifty or sixty odd sizes in  heavy shirts, regular  2,25, 2.00 sale price to clear 1.05  1.50 Heavy Drill shirts $1.15  1.25 Heavy Drill Shirts .95  1.00 Heavy Drill Shirts .75  Men's Shoes  Included in this is the well  known Geo. A. Slater Invic'tus  shoes in patent leathers, velour  call's, tans: and kangaroo stock  made up in the latest styles and  of tlie best workmanship. Also  niediuni 'and lnjavy working shoes  G.50 heavy dress shoe.. . .$5.10  0.50 light dress shoe. .'.'���������  5.00  0.00 litrht dress shoe.......... 4.85  6.00 plain toe. 4.25  5.00 shoes other makes ...... 3.75  5.00 women shoes at......... 3.50  Heavy miners boots, French  Calf Top and nailed soles.  8.00    sale price.  $6.85  7.00    sale price..... ......... 5.85  6.50    sale price  5.00  5.00    sale .price.............. 3.10  15 pr Ladies' pumps at..... .$2.65  ���������i������ ic  Men's Underwear  English and Stanfield's manufacture. Guaranteed all fine wool  7.00 per suit, stile price $5.15-  -S.OOiper'.suit,;sale price.._.    A     .3.50,-  3.50 per suit, sale price 2.30  4.00 per suit, sale price 2.90  ���������100 pieces of Sttuiu'eld's heavy underwear at''$1.00 a garment, any  label.  Fifty Stetson Hats, regular  5.00, sale price  '4.00 aiid 3.00 values at  $3.65  1.60  Men's Sweaters and  Cardigan Jackets.  3.50 and 400 sale price $2.15  Rubbers  100 pr., Ladies Rubbers,  regular 1.10 at 65c  50 pr., Men's Rubbers,  regular 1.35 at 95c  50 pr.. *Tennis Shoes, reg  ,   i.50 and 1.25 85c  25 pr., Ladies Tennis Shoes 70c  Men's Working Gloves  1.60, 1,50 and 1.25, sale price   $1.00  Fifty pieces odd sizes boys'  underwear, regular 1;60 values,  sale price 25c per gkrnlent.  Big Reductions oh Fancy "Hose,  Ties, Suspenders, Gaiters, Etc,  A look through this Stock will convince you that this is strictly a "Slaughter Sale".     These bargains must be seen to be appreciated.   All Goods at Sale Price are for cash.  MAIL   ORDERS   GIVEN   PROMPT  ATTENTION  MAN  Men's  Furnisher  ���������:������  Hedley, B. C.  (iiiii iiriiiiMtiliiiiiMWi  iTlllill-inili'MI-IIIB HlMIIIIUIIIBIIII il *...  X^B HfeDLEY-GAZBTfi'B FEB. iCllM \  _���������" 'i  ^"V  ���������e *,,-V'*''V'*',''',g-''V'*^^  ,-JBE ��������� FAMILY GROCERY  .   ..      --^������������������_t,.i -,..,     -..���������   .   ftJ...   .  The Celebrated  English K Boot  For Sale Here  j JAS. STEWART k CO.  Town and Distrit&.  -a?  se  ae  se  K  K  st  K  at  ,J*C  se  at  f  ART       FRICTION       POETRY  Suitable for old and  young  Large/stock,  on hand  x  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  il  1  S fieclleu Drug & Book Store  It Hedley, B. C  se  I  PflLfl6fc  .Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   B. C.  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.  'IF Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Gompanij.  "WOOD   FOR   SALEl  Phono 14. D. J.  INNIS        Proprietor.  This Is YOUR  Newspaper,  Get Full Value  From It  By HOLLAND.  THIS paper Is yours. It is  what you make It It  will serve you as well as you  will let it And it is only  through the united force of  the big family of renders that  such a .paper is possible at  such a price.  But do you get all out of  the paper that you can get-  all that you are entitled to?  You do not unless you read  the advertising columns.  Besides the news of the day  and the happenings of the  world, there are advertisements that will keep yc-ii  posted on business" affairs,",  that will give you the news  of commercial life. These advertisements tell you which  are the most reliable stores,  what are the purest foods to  eat, the most serviceable ah8  fashionable merchandise and  the most reliable products.  GET THE HABIT  READ THE  ADVERTISEMENTS  AND  PROFIT BY  THEM  The' band boys" intend giving a street  concert on Friday evening.  - j. R: Brown"'of'Fail-view  was a visitor to  town on Wednesday-   df  this  week.  W. H. Cameron of Keremeos drove  up from Keremeos on Wednesday oh  business.  Hugh Hunter of Princeton was a  visitor to town a couple of days this  we������K on business.  The golf links .-ire now in pretty  good shape and many of the phiyers  here have enjoyed a round on them.  Harry Tweddle of Keremeos is abusy  man these days. He made three trips  to Hedley with drummers so Tar this  week. "  Joe Goodwin of "Princeton was a  visitor.-to town for-a couple of hours  on Tuesday. .He made the trip in a  Ford car.  Mrs. Joudry, who has been spending the past week in Princeton visit  ing Mrs. H. Avery, returned home on  Monday's train. ��������� --   '  Charlie Henderson, accompanied by  his wife and son, arrived in Hedley on  Wednesday's train and intends taking  up his residence here.  ' Miss Sibbald, who hits been visiting  her aunt and uncle, Mr. aud Mrs. S. L.  Smith, for the past three months left  on Monday for her home at Banff.  The people of Keremeos Centre are.  giving si .benefit dance in Iweddle's  Hall, .011 Wednesday evening, March  17th.    Everybody is invited to attend.  James Murdoch had the misfortune  to lose ii valuable horse on Saturday  last. One of his other horses kicked  it breaking it's leg. The horse had to  be shot.  The warm bright days we are now  enjoying have brought the baseball  fever with them and many boys can  be seen every day limbering up for the  coming seusorr.  . .A number, of the local; Chinese,citizens held their. New Year's celebration  the past week and made the usual lavish shattering of the ozone witlr firecrackers.  Since the drying up of the roads  around here the automobile owners of  this place have put their cars in commission again and are enjoying a spin  around through the country.  The 1915 samples of Wall Paper,  Wood-Custra. Bui-laps, Mouldings,  etc. have arrived. A post card brings  them for your inspection, J". R. Way.  Get prices for painting and paper-  hahging.  Hornet* McLean made the trip to  Keremeos oh Monday with his car-  taking out a number of passengers,  including the witnesses on the Stepson case, Arthur Freeman, Mrs. S. L.  Smith and her neice, Miss Sibbald,  S. L. Taitbe, optician, of Calgary arrived in town on Monday but as there  was nothing for him to do in his line  he left, for Princeton the same afternoon. He mrtde the trip to Princeton  with Httrry Tweddle who was taking  a couple of drummers through to that  town.  A Saturday afternoon A. Horswill  ti wire from the manager of tlie Prince  ton hockey team wanting the boys  here to give them another game on  Wednesday evening irr that town, but  its the full teanr could not get away  the trip could not be made.  On Monday Nigel Ewart, E. Michell  and Art Freeman left for* Penticton to  under the examination for volunteers.  They returned home the same day.  Freeman was the only man who sue  ceeded in passing. He has to join his  company at Penticton on Friday.  skirmish .or output affair was eagerly:  read.   ��������� Horrified exclamations follow-  ert the reading'of an accbunt^of a big  battle and the sinking of a boat with  several hundred men caused the na���������  tlves to gasp when  the news en me in-  on a bulletin.  People could not wait for the daily  >p 1  papeis  to anrve  by mail.     They had  1  to  hiiVe bulletins,  sometimes  two or  a day.  By this time the reading of details  of- battles has become tiresome. A  naval scrap excites only passing interest and is almost** forgotten in a day.  Previously they used to chew the ray  over details of a naval fight for days  at a stretch. Everybody is coming  down to earth again and getting a  grip orr things at home.  Ju^t now speculation appears to be  centered upon what will happen as a  result of the enemy's recent bombast  about stilling English commerce and  what will happen when Kitchener-  crawls out, as he promises to do, anil  opens the war in May. That at" least  promises some excitement that will he  worth while after comparatively dopey  happenings of "the past three, or four  months.    .  ^decided economy in fuel consumption is  :<!cc t������c d-ifcfj* m\x\$ ni-ckelled steel in *  - ' ^L^-?^qm -   --.    a  . -     fe * 8  * /. rfG. j>������  **"*'���������";  V,  ������  tJ        >  -*-"���������*������������������*��������� v..  oven. It attracts and  heat far better than most oven  materials. See the McClary dealer.          u  Made-in-Canada  Sold by HEDLEY TRADING COHPANY  -jO{?OttCOO������OOOCOSOCOSOC������OS^  Clip this  advertisement from     v-  the  Hedley Gazette and mail     q  ALL NEXT WEEK  ON  nearest post office, also name  aud   address, {.of. your dealer.  X The VANCOUVER MILLING  X and GRAIN COMPANY, Ltd.  O  fi Vancouver, B C.  fi ���������  WV00OSi0O0SO00>SO6f9OeCiSO  fi  fi'  Men's Clothing  Crockery and China  Ladies' and Girls' Dresses  Sweaters  EGGS FOR HATCHING  From imported heavy laying  strains of  WHITE WYANDOTTES   and    Single Comb Whit*e Leghorns  Day old chicks for sale about  end  of March  A few White Leghorn Roosters for  sale  James Murdoch  Sterliag Creek,       -       Hedley, B.C.  Where Are  Medley Trading 60. Ltd.  IT Are they in this community ?  If Are they among the  people with whom you  associate ?  Get* This Straight  WE SELL FRESH GROCERIES  THEY   COST NO   MORE THAN  THE OTHER KIND.   ONE TRIAL  WILL CONVINCE YOU  X  TAKE YOURS PR.ESH  When   Writing   Advertisers   Please  Mention th    Paper.  It is interesting to note the lack of  interest shown in the war as compared with six months ago. While the  people are still interested in the main  features, tire details have become uninteresting.  During the first two months of warfare every  little   item   concerning   a  1f -Are they with the  neighbors"and friends  with whom you do busi-  business ?  If so, you want to know what is happening in this community. You want  to know the goings and comings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little rte-ws items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper giv.es you  in every issue".������������������ It is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Is your name on our subscription liijlW If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it is put  there.    To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  CREELMAN <& LYALL  ���������  FRASER. BLOCK - HEDLEY, B.C.  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrapper  Visiting Cards  SUBSCRIBE EOR THE GAZETTE  TRY: US.   WE GIVE SATISFACTION. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE.   FEB 25 1915.  TH  JSk. JSk. JB.  RE  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen���������- Famed for Fruit Growing-  WAR PREDICTED  IN ALL DETAILS  Crossing of Rivers on   Bodies of Slain Is  Described, With the Final Battle  in  a  publication-culled   "Omens of  the Great'war," the following remarkable-  allegory,    written    by   Brother  Johannes,   three hundred  years ago,  appears.    In deciphering tlie ullei/ory,  it tnust be remembered th it:  France is represented by a Cock.  England by a Leopard.  Russia by a White Eagle.  Genminy by a Black Eagle.  Austria by the "other Eagle."  The Lamb stands for-justice, mercy  and truth.  '���������Towards the year 'Z'J'M the Antichrist will manifest himself. His army  will surpass in numbers all that can  be imagined.  '���������There will be Christians among the  legions, and there will be Mahometans  and savage soldiers among the defenders of the Lamb.  "For the. first time the Lamb will be  all red. There will not be a single  spot in the Christian world that will  not be red, and red-will be the Heavens, the Earth, the.Waters, and even  the Air, for blood will flow' in the .domains of the four elements sit once.  "The Black Eagle ..will throw himself on the Cock, who will lose many  feathers, but will strike back heroically with his spurs. He soon would be  crushed were it not for the help of the  Leopard and his claws.      "���������"     ~*  ���������'The Black Eagle will come from  the'country of Luther, will surprise  the Cock from another sideband will  invade the country of the Cock up to  the middle of it.  "The White Eagle, coming from the  North,   will surprise  the Black  Eagle  and the   'other eagle,'and will invade  the country of the-Antichristfroin one  . end to another.  "The  Black Eagle  will see himself  forced to liberate the Cock in order to  fight  the White Eagle,  and the Cock  "will: pursue the Black Eagle into the  country of the Antichrist'7' to help the  "White Eagle.  "The battles fought up to then will  be as' nothing compared to those  which will'take -place in'the country  of Luther, for the seven; Angles ;wi}l  together pour in th.? fire- of their censers on the  impious Earth," which sig-  (This may have reference to Essen,  where the Krupp works are, and many  authorities believe that the decisive  battle may take place in Westphalia).  "The three Animals defending'the  Lamb will extei miiiate the last army  of the Antichrist, hut they will be  forced to erect on the battlefield a  pyre as large as a. city, for the bodies  of the dead will change the aspect of  the countryside, as there will be  mounds of the slain.  "The Antichrist will lose his crown  and will die in solitude and madness.  His empire will be divided into twenty-  two states, but none of them will any  longer- possess fortresses, armies or  vessels.  (Curiously enough, lln* number coincides with the number of German  states.)  "The White Eagle, by the. order of  St. Michael, will drive the Crescent  from Euiopeancl will install himself  iit Constantinople. 'Then will begin  an era of peace and prosperity, for the  earth, and there will be no more wars,  each nation being governed according  to the rules of justice.  "There will no longer be Lutherans  or Lchismatirs. The Lamb will reign,  and the supreme happiness of humanity: will begin.-" Happy will be those  who, escaping the perils of that period, will be able to enjoy- the fruit of  the reign of ten Spirit and of the purging of Humanity, which can only come  after the defeat of the Antichrist."-Ex  KEREMEOS-PENT1CT0N  ROYALMAIL STAGE  Auto Leaves  on  arrival of 9.30 *  and 4 o'clock trains.  Baggiige arranged for.  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO    STAGE  Curs Call at all Hotels  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing lana, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos,' B.C.  ",. .nitres that the Lamb will order the ex-  ' tcrinrtiTition of  the race. of-Antichrifct.,  "When the Beast-sees that he.is lost  i. hev.wili. become.furious,.'iind for. many  , ln.onths the beak of the White Erigit**,  the claws of the Leopard, and'' the  spurs of ihe Cock will furiously strike  at him. ....  "They will cross rivers over the  bodies of the slain, and these, in  places, will change the course of the  waters. They will bury only the noble  families,   the-leading   commandants.  .   and  the:princes,   because  to  the-carnage made  by the uriijies will be join-  - ed tin; wholesale death or M������pse who  will die of hunger or the pest.  "The Antichrist will ask irln'ny times  for peace, but the seven Angles who  walk in front of the three Animals defending the Lamb havo declared that  victory will only be granted on the  condition that the Antichrist be crushed like straw on the barn door.  "The executors olr the justice of the  Lamb cannot stop fighting as long as  the Antichrist possesses soldiers to  fighb-against them.  That which makes the decrees of the  Lamb so implicable is that the Antichrist has pretended to be a follower  of Christ iind to act in His Name and  if he does not perish the fruit of the  Redeemer would be lost, and the doors  of Hades would prevail against tin-  "The fight which will take place  where the Antichrist forges his armies  will not be in any way a human right.  Coca is the Soutli .American invig-  orant. The shrub from which .the coca  leaves are obtained grows,, under favorable conditions to a height" of 'about  four meters. It is 'cultivated in Peru  and Bolivia. ,...���������"���������"���������:  At the time the crop is gathered the  seeds are sown in* beds, when they  germinate and grow, 'and in. two  mouths tho growing plants reach a  height of about a-, foot. The leaves,  grown in the proper sunlight and  shade, are yellowish, small and thick.  This is the kind of leaf that is preferred for chewing by persons using  the leaf as" a stimulant, fortifier and  preventive of sleep and fatigue in the  performance of . arduous work, inasmuch as they prevent rheumatism,  from which miners suffer when working in mines that contain much water.  Indians who masticate the leaves of  this plant can work twenty-four hours  .without eating or sleeping. ���������  Coca leaves are used by the natives  when engaged in long and fatiguing  .journeys and by soldiers when subject  to hardships and privations. They may  be used with all kinds of food and.are  said to cure dyspepsia, either taken as  ad-infusion in the shape of tea or by  masticating the leaves. The life of the  plant when perfect is eighty years.  ."***���������*'.'  Synopsis of Coal Mining* Regulations  pOAL mining- rights* of tho Dominion, in  **-* .'-Manitoba, - Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west- Territories and in a portion .of the Province of British '-Columbia, may, be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of ?1 an  acre' Nob more than 2,560 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease inn's be made by the  applicant in person to the Agen or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the ri applied folate situated. ',,.''.  In surveyed territory, the land must bedes-  ci-ibed by sections, or' legal sub-division iof  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by o applicant  himself. '  Kach application musbbcacconi by a  fee of So which will be refunded if ��������������������������� rights  applied, for are not available, bu no otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on I merchantable output of the mine at the rate five cent's  per ton  . '..:: ���������"���������''.:-. 7- '        ,..,'  The person operating the mine sha furnish  the Asrent with sworn returns accounting for  ine full quantity of merchantable coa .'mined  and Bay the royalty thereon. If the coal mining i-ights-ar.eniob being operated such returns  should be furnished at least once    year.  The lease will include tho coal mining rights  onl'yTbut-tho-lcssee-iuay be permitted to purchase whatever available surface right ������ may  be considered necessary for tbo working of the  mine ab the rate''*- $10.00"an acre  For full information"-applica - shou be  made to the Secretary of tho Jlepartme of  the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agenbor Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  \V. }V. GORY,  Dcputy;Ministcr o tho Interior  N.B.-Unauthorized publication  tisoment will not be paid for.  dver  n-6m  ������������������-.  x- Man and the Motor.  "Yep," said Uncle Rooster as he so-  -berly*traced, in the glass the increasing" whiteness of his hair and beard  and the remarkable deepening and  spreading of his innumerable facial  wrinkles���������"yep, man is like the motor  car, by guinea."  "How so?" inquired the city nephew.  "Because," said Uncle Rooster, "by  the time he's got in good workln' order  in all his bearin's an' paid fur hisself  to tlio last installment nn' learnt to do  his daily run with case an' certainty  an' never a breakdown, why, he's antiquated by that time, the noo models  is out,-an' there's nothlu' fur him but  the shelf."  Lighting the Nest.  There dwells in upper Hurmn n bird  with the high sounding name of Now-  couris baza, but which is reaiiy a sort  of blackbird. It is conspicuously clever, at least in ono curious particular,  for it actually lights up its nest artificially. To do this it works up a lot of  clay into balls and sticks these balls all  over with living fireflies in such a way  that, although the fireflies are held captive, they shine all the same. The New-  conris baza then decorates its ��������� nest  with half a dozen or so of these balls  by hanging them round. The balls  last for only a few days and are then  replaced by others, and so on all  through the nesting season.  L  il P-e  SIL  \ i-uni'l lie-til  i  w./l������.  <"'*M; 1i.-ie  fnv .....1,.  ������������������!   ,  f..!.,.;,.,. c-iu-  ,T.,.,.,.i,;..r...,.  >   <-���������:./-.    if,,..  71 )���������,.������������  e.  Good Morning:!  "lA/een-e* Ii-itrocJucirig  American Silk  American Cashmere  ' American Cotton-Lisl  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real foot comfort.     No seams to  '-rip.      Never'1 become   loose   or-  ' baggy.    The  shape  s  knit in���������  not pressed in.  :GUARANTEED for fineness  style, 'superiority of material  and workmanship. Absolutely  stainless. Will wear-six months  without holes, or new ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER*  to every one  sending us $1.00 in,  currency or postal note, to cover-  advertising arid shipping charges  we will send post-paid with writ  ten   guarantee,, backed by a five  million dollar company, either  3 Pairs of our 75c. Value  AmericairSilk Hosiery  or       4 Pairs of our 50c. Value  American Cashmere Hosiery  or       4 Pairs of our 56c Value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery ,  or       6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give the color, /size, and whether Ladies or Gent's Hosiery is  desired. '���������  DON'T DELAY���������Offer expires  when >r dealer: iiryour locality is  selected.  The International Hosiery Co.  P.O. Box 244  DAYTON, OHIO, U. S. A.  3ff������pl^>nWM������^������ARtMtf^������il.i������M'IM������������������WM������W������J.UIIII������IMI  60   YEARS"  EXPEDIENCE  Trade Marks  Df.signs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending aalirefoli and description may  uulckly ascertain our opinion free whether ax.<  invention is p-obnt-jl? Kiitentnblo. Communications strictly cotitldonUAl. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent free. Oldest oscney for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  cvecial notice, wll.hout-olir.rce, !uth6  $dentifi$HtnericatL  ,' handsomely illustrated"weekly. Largest clr-  '"lliifcion or aii? selenitic journal. Tonus, S3 it  -var: four Months, SI. ,Sold by nil newsdealers.  ������N-ASn>*^^.SBwYork  "���������iVr-viic'i '"i:i.-;.". e*i> V St.. Wnohiactoii. B. 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