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 ' '���������.  AND .SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IIT.  No. 52.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY, 9, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  ]?STABLIStIED 1867  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  B.E. WALKER, President  ALEX.. LAIRD, General Manager  A. 5L IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Branches throughout Canada, and in ihe United States1 and England  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS* PAPER DISCOUNTED!  ^ __ ^ 84  "V  BURGLARY IN KELOWNA.  A. E. Clark Breaks Into Several Places-  Is Caught on Way to Vernon���������  Incident Recalls Zimmer-  ��������� man   Murder. -  '  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  1  Deposits of $1' and upwards received, and interest allowed at  Current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit. %  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter,, Manager.  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civil, Engixeer,    .  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor:   - -  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  ttEDLEY,      :      :       :      :       B. G.  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  R. H. ROGERS,  ������ v      m.a:,.b.c.l.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC/'ETC. :.'  Vernon, B. C.  Grand Union  Hotels       ^  * '"     t HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A. MEGRAW  \rV; NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real Estate. - Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied Vor  ,      Under  Land  Act and  Mineral Act.   ;  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office at   HEDLEY,  B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  ; ' Headquarters for Tourist Travel. ���������  Rates Moderate.    ..  A. Bahnks, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  v--  HOLLAND, FRENCH AND  JAPAN  . ���������.        . bulbs for .fall planting.  Seeds-Trees-Plants  fb������ the farm, garden,, lawn or  i. i conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties, at  i reasonable prices.  Please bcarin mind in placing your order  tliat our fruit trees arc not grown /rom  cheap hn ported piece root grafts, but arc  btJddcd on wliole root seedling grown on  our own grounds and from bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.   CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest cstublislied nursery on the mainland of B. C.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,     Vancouver.  (Held over from last week.)  y  Mr. Atkins received from the meteorological office, Toronto, a. very complimentary letter for his weather reports.  By the kind invitation of Mrs. J. R.  Brown all the pupils of, the; Sunday,  school are to spend Tuesday evening  witti her.  ��������� Miss'Ethel Bromley, 'of^ Keremeos, is  thtjvgues^'of ,M,iss. Pauline, Campbell.  ,She, W;ill return, to Keremeos on Sunday, with;her unc:le,";Joe,Bromloy.      ,,  'Although the holiday season has interfered rsi. Jit tie with the work at the  Stemwinder, mine,., the spring will hear  ,bh,e.'grinding of the ore. -  ��������� V Mrs. Wm.' Dairy triple went to Davenport, -Ui S. A., last week. Her father's  estate ;wns to, be settled and payments  made to,the heirs on Dec. 27th. She  is expected home on the 30th inst.  On Friday evening Mr. Maloan's  youngest son gave his right hand a  deep cut with a knife. He was cutting  an orange when a companion accidentally hit his elbow.  Mr. McGilliyary held diyine service  at the Stem winder on Sunday, Dec.  22nd. The attendance was encouraging and a service will be held there by  him every Sunday evening.  Analaim of fire-' called the citizens  to Mr. Campbell's house last Friday  evening. ,The/fi,re was caused by...unr  overheated'stovepipe^ It was. a close  caii^bulVthere yv^is^io dariiage.; .j  The Vernon News of Dec. 2tth failed  to give the Hedley ..Gazette credit for  the item headed " Good News from  Fairview." It was evidently,an oversight.  ���������   .'���������.-    '        \i'\V; ���������:������������������.[,���������<?: ^;   -y  C. W. Hamlin, of St. John, N. B.,  whose arm was,, badly,injured by the  saw in.the. mill at the Stemwinder last  August, and after several operations  was..amputated, .near the elbow, returned  by stage, from- Penticton on  Saturday.  f  On.Friday night a small kid,  after  watching,Santii Claus distribute some  of the presents,  said to his mother,  "Ma,does Santa. Claus speak with.his  heart, his lips don't move.?;!'", :.Evjdent-.  ly Santa Claus must give moieatten-  tion to details if he would hoodwink  the rising generation*.  % Bob is on his  track. ...���������   ...   ...-...���������; :���������''���������'���������������������������   ,  The children's Christmas tree enter- The  taiument brought out a full hall on  Friday .night. The tree, \yas nicely  decorated and loaded \vith presents.  The children,, trained by Mesdames  Brown and Hine, in Christinas carols,  musical drill and Mother Goose medley, acquitted thunigelvus in a. way  that won from the audience the verdict " very good." In the programme  the kids were assisted by several  "grown-ups." Books and other prizes  were given by the chairman, Rev. Mr.  Cameron, to deserving Sunday school  pupils for class attendance and for  good conduct, and to Pauline and Eugene  Campbell for answering all the  On Friday night last three places in  Kelowna were burglarized, and the  burglar is. now in, the toils. Two of-  the places entered were LawsonV store  and the' Lakeviow hotel. The housebreaker confined his attention principally to cash,.and succeeded in gathering up considerable filthy lucre in bank  notes of various denominations! the  total amount of which has not yet  been ascertained.  Immediately on discovery of the  robbery, Constable Rose got busy and  ascertaining that his suspect had started' down the trail on the east"side of  the lake towards.Penticton, he phoned  Constable ��������� Tooth, who proceeded to  watch the trail, accompanied by Mr.  Edmunds. ' *  The party under suspicion was A. E.  Clark, who had been arrested last winter on suspicion in connection with the  ���������Zimmerman murder, but dismissed for  lack of evidence to connect him with  the crime ; since which time he has  been, at Kelowna, employed mostly  around the hotels.  Finding that his man, after, proceeding a distance on the trail, had doubled  back and was making towards Vernon,  he was soon gathered in and Constable  Tooth notified of the capture, on Sunday, evening, thus saving him the  trouble of spending a second night on  the trail."  The prisoner shortly after being taken made a full confession of the burglaries. He was brought on Monday  before Jno. F. Burne, S. M., who re--  'manded him, to give opportunity for  the crown officers to prepare the case  for the preliminary hearing.  Clark had spent time in the Stony  Mountain penetentiaiy and was altogether a bud actor.  . It is now almost a year since Zimmerman, the old jeweller in Penticton,  was foully murdered in his store by  being struck seveial blows on the head  with an axe, and after being killed, or  at all events rendered unconscious,  was stabbed in the abdomen, the knife  being left in the wound. There was  evidence also that an attempt had been  made to.stab hhu, in. the throat, but  the, pointy of, the; knife coming in cqn<-:  tact with the. jaw-bone, the murderer  in'..1, his, -agitation next cliose( the abdomen" to finish his fiendish/work.  The crime had been committed under the,most favorable circumstances,  the weapons used for the assault belonging to the victim and nothing  being carried away.- To add to this,  there was also the; long time elapsing  before the crime was discovered. The.  murder was believed to have been  committed early in the evening of the  16th of January and not .discovered  until 3 p. hj. of '.'the 17th. ,     -,;'.  Other suspects,at th.it time besides  Clark were arrested and dismissed for  lack of evidence. Whether this; latest  offence in which he. has boon caught  almost redrhand., may lead to further  disclosures to clear up the Zimmerman  mystery it is impossible to say, but  it is hoped that.it wjli.  LIQUOR   CASES.  Robt. Jamieson and J. Duncan Get.Into  Trouble for Mistaken Generosity.  , All along it has been evident in Hed-  ley^that the law forbidding  the supplying of liquor to Indians  has been  disregarded with a degree of recklessness that has been annoying to citizens  and particularly to those, responsible  for having  the law put in force.    At  times there have been good reasons for  suspicions as to some of the offenders,  and while the suspicions weie on sufficiently reasonable grounds to warrant  action being taken,  it became, a question of whether'it would be wise to do  so without a fair degree of certainty  that the case could be proven.    Last  week, however, one of the suspects left  himself open and an information was  laid against him by Constable Spionle.  This suspect was Bob Jamieson. half-  breed, a freighter, and associated with  him in the spree was Jimmy Duncan,  from. Nicola,  who has been doing carpenter work for .1. H. Bromley.   They  had been drinking around  town on  Sunday forenoon; Dec. 29th, and went  to Pinto's cabin, on the reservation,  where" Agatha,   Jamieson's  sister-in-  law, was with her mother and an Indian boy, Albert .  The charge laid  PROGRESS ON V. V. & E.  Steam Shovel Now at Work��������� Most Difficult Portions of Grade Covered  all the Way to Hedley.  A MYSTERIOUS COMPLAINT.  Malady   That Afflicted a  Man in  the Dago Camp.  questions in Carson's Primary Catechism. At ton o'clock Santa Claus  distributed the presents from the tree  and made every child glad. Rev. Mr.  Cameron received frem the children a  fine Conklin self-filling fountain pen.  After singing the National song, the  children went home, .happy and to  dream of Santa Claus.  iFairview; December 30th, 1907.  Last week in the gang of Italians  that have a grading contract on the  V. V. &.E. near Chief Charlie Allison's  a man took violently ill, and when inquiries were made of him to ascertain  the nature of the trouble all that could  be learned for a while was "me vera  seek, me vera seek." His arms being  clasped in a suggestive manner in the  region of his stomach, the inquiries  became more direct concerning that  particular kind of ailment, when the  patient varied his exclamations .from  "nie-vera. seek" to "oh, the beeg eyes,  the beeg eyes." .This made the malady appear all the more mysterious,  and the questioner began to conjure  up ills that,might arise from a foreigner's belief in black art, sorcery, and  otheii similar mysteries peculiar to  medheval .times.. .But an explanation  was soon forthcoming from one of the  bystanders that the sick man had  shot an owl the (lav before and made a  against them was that of taking liquor  on the reservation, but later on the  charge in Duncan's' case .was amended  to that of being drunk,on the reservation. As the culprits had loft town  before the charge was laid the expense  was incurred of getting a team and a  man to accompany the constable, in  following them to Princeton. ��������� To this  also was added the expense for livery  hire in bringing Justice" Coleman from  Keremeos to sit on the case with A.  Megraw, J. P.  The evidence elicited in" the hearing  left no doubt as to the guilt of the defendants on the charges laid against  them, and the punishment meted out  was ,$75 fine and $24.50 costs for Jamieson, or five months in Kamloops gaol,  and $50 fine with $21.50 costs for Duncan, or four months in Kamloops.  In addition to this'there was against  Jamieson an old charge of cruelty to  animals for leaving his team out for  over twenty-four hours at the. .Park  hotel on one of the coldest days at the  |beginniug. of December. In, view of  the fact that the fine and costs in the,  liquor case had amounted to .$90,50, he  was let off. on the cruelty charge with  ���������a repriiuand aiid.the warning that any  like cruelty, to his team jn the, futin-,e  would. get.hini into trouble -and. severe  punishment would result.;  t In nabbing , Jamieson on the liquor  case, it is .not to be inferred:that jusr  tice. will go to sleep, until the ���������.next  "^sure enough" case arises for prosecu.-'  tipn. The fact.still' remains that the  sight of drunken Indians about, the  streets would not be of so frequent occurrence if there were not so. many  'deliberate violaters of the law. It is a  well-known fact that there .are certain  Indians who can get liquor in this  town almost any time they want, it,  and that certain parties: are in the  habit of packing bottles to them. So  far as the spirit of the law is concerned, it, is just as had .to sell a bottle to  anyone knowing that itjs going to be  packed to Indians as to sell to the Indians themselves. No sympathy is  cotning.to any man for punishment he  may incur for violation of the law in  giving liquor to Indians.  An altogether mistaken impression  exists, even in Hedley, regarding progress being made, on the railway  grades. Some who were disappointed  in the amount of stir and noise that  was popularly supposed lo go along  with railway construction, have complained that it is slow. Others took up  the refrain and passed it along until  finally- the majority have come to believe that it is frightfully slow. Few  of them have been over the ground for  months and are therefore ready to fill  up on these pessimistic yarns. The  Gazette has heard, the computation  made in all seriousness that at the  present late of building it would lake  two years to reach Hedley. A drive  over the route at present, however,  will serve to show that this is all very  wide of the truth. In fact it is a matter of surprise how rapidly the grade-  is shaping up, and we are more confident than ever that the first of April  will see more than iiinety per cent, of  it ready for the steel, and the middle  or end of April see not only the completion of the grading but also the laying of the greater part of the steel.  The work done at No. 1 camp has  accounted for all the grading from the  end of the track to the first crossing of  the river well on the way to Ashnola.  with the exception of the work of the  steam shovel which will bo completed  in'less than a week.  1 There was a breakdown accident to  the shovel last week which caused the  loss of three days, but it is at work  again.  , On the opposite side of the river the  grade is mostly done all the way from  the crossing to a point opposite Alexis'  cabins. Beyond that is a gravel bank  which the steam shovel will take out  in less than two weeks, and when this  is done steel might be laid to Ashnola  creek, after which a short distance of  exceedingly light work will bring it to  'the second crossing of the Similkameen  a little below Brushy Bottom.  On Brushy Bottom,  J. Budd has a  number of teams on plow and scraper  work, and between  that and Hedley  where, the heaviest work lies, a gre.-it  deal of work has been done during the  past three months, for these tasks, being the heaviest, -were started earliest.  i Altogether   thei progress    made   is  ihost i encouraging   and  justifies   the  hope  of  completion   in   the   spring.  Supt. Cunningham is , to be congratulated on accomplishing so much with  a;s little fuss.    Having his base of supplies Joy-rail so close,  the expense and  turiuoil of* .teaming is   reduced to  a  ininimu.m,: and that is a.feature that  contributed   to the  false   impression  that the work  was tentative in character rather   than   being  prosecuted  in earnest. ���������.-.'���������������������������     ,  THIS LOOKS SUSPICIOUS.  The Concern Is Said to Have  Received  v.Orders From Hedleyites, and So  Far Has Kept, the Money.  MURDER IN VERNON.  New Year Ushered In With Another of  yernon's,Y,Many^Trajjediesrr-,r',  .v:i;.\-....Booie''.':Pid;>!l^'.';-. "  Vernon,, Jan. l.^-Joseph Ethier, the  rancher, ;who"was shot : on; Monday,  night by Geoi-ge McCfdjla following a  saloon brawl, died to-day,    \  :   . ; .  Ethier and McCalla, who were both  old residents of the province, had been  drinking, heavily and met in the Victoria hotel. bar. Ethjer wa;s abusive  aud insulting. McCalla polled hisgun  and fired one shot into, the ceiling.  Ethier ran for the door and 'McCalla  shot him in the back. McCalla is under arrest.  hearty meal of it. This fully accounted for the fact that anyone in like  case might be haunted by a pair of  " beeg eves."  Winnipeg, Dec. 31���������An information  was sworn out yesterday before Magistrate McMicken against George M.  Ssunuels, manager of the Northwestern Supply House, Winnipeg. The  information states that Samuels has  appropriated to his own use the sum  of $21.43,��������� being an amount received  by him from George P,.Barry, of Saltier, Sask., for goods from the Northwestern Supply   House. ������  This concern has been doing a mailorder business in the city for the past  sixmotiths, and lately the police had  reqeived many complaints, but through  the fact that no one could be secm-ed  wl>o would swear out a. warrant, they  have been unable to do anything in  the matter.  Lately, the Northwestern Supply  House;Company,,L't'd has changed its  name, and according, to a circular, it  is now known as the British-American  Manufacturing Company, 137 Banna-  tyne east, and that the new company  will assume all' liabilities of the old  firm. A cheque sent out as a refund  for goods not forwarded was yesterday presented at the bank and turned  down, there not being sufficient funds.  I'  .-��������� l.A}''k;-  ���������iV--': . THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JANUARY 9,   1908.  ffltfi  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by tho 1-Ikui.kv Ga'/.kttk  PiU.VTr.VCi AND 1'L'lil.lSIII.VO Co.Ml'ANV.  LiAiiTKi).   at Hedley. H. C'.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year.   Six Months   .������2.00  I   1.00  Advertising Rates  .Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, -ore.  $7.0(1 fur (Kl-day notices, and $5.00 for :������>-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding One  inch. ������1.00 for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inchi  10 vents nor line for llrst insertion and 3  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One incli per month  $1.25; over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, $1.00  per inch per.month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than' four inches, on  'application, rates'will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will be'changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  the  price .of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the.office by noon on Tuesday.to.secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. A1EGRAW, Managing hdltor.  Full Moon  18th  Last quar.  2<ith  o  f^&T������\   New Moon  <������%������*$   |                 a������'rt  ������A%P*JE     First quar.  lk������L#                10th.  1908  '������������������������������������  JAN.,              1908  Sun. Mon.  Tues. Werf. Thu. Fri. Sat.  . ''  1       2       3       4  ' 5       0  7  8-      9     10     11  12     13  It  15     lf>     17   . 18  ���������.���������������������������10-    20  21  22     2:5     21   .25  '20     27  28  29     30     31  ness and speculation in Manitoba, and  the territories''during the past few  years, is coining in for the inevitable  re-action, and those 185 failures in  November and, December cannot be  ignored by those who are whistling to  ���������keep uptheii coinage. The toppling  of -one toy building block will knock  down others, and much of our business  and '-speculation, especially in boom  tiiiU'S, is .very little more rational in  design and execution'"than-the. jaunty.  edifices constructed by the kiddies  with their building blocks and will  offer no 'greater resistance when the  storm blows.       ,.���������       ,  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  Since Mr.'Roosuvelt's fiiial-aiid  iin-  .'equivocal declaration.-that he will- not  accepfnomination. .for ...apothei"pi-esi-  ��������� dential term, the political -atmosphere  in   tlie    United    States-lias    become  clearer.    Now the great'ijuestiou is as  to his' most   probable . successor.  .Although the great trusts.and  corporations have condemned Mr. Roosevelt's  policy, they are still likely to he found  in harmony with the Republican party  and supporting its 'candidate.   There  does not, therefore, appear to be much  doubt that the  Republican   candidate  will again   bo  successful.     Now' that  President   Roosevelt   is definitely  out of the Held the several  candidates  suggested by different sections  of, the  country are heconiing more prominent  in the public eye.    Mr.  Tiift and ''Mr.  Hughes occupy a   position   as. candidates   different   from   that  of ..other  suggested     presidential   possibilities'.  Most of the latter are local rather than  National candidates, being   the   favorite sons of their several states.    Both.  Mr. Taft and Mr. Hughes have adherents on account  of  their national  re-  p.ntntion.   Of the two, Mr. Taft at'present seems to have the greater support.  But it is possible that the efforts being  put forth to   "boom" his  candidature  may have an effect contrary   to  what-  is intended.    He is regarded, however,  as the man most acceptable to the Administration, while his sane treatment  of different questions has -gained   him  support among a large class of 'voters.  ���������News-Advertiser.  Another forward step in the movement for government ownership of  public utilities was witnessed in the  purchase of the Boll Telephone interests in Manitoba, by the legislature of  that province. Thus the. movement  goes on steadily and what was denounced as heresy in tin; Dominion'  election of 1904, is almost accepted as  an article in the industrial creed.  Toronto, also is responsible lor another  grand siride in that direction by carrying a comprehensive power by-law  whiclneinancipated the public from  the domination of the electric power  ring in that city which was fast making millionaires of a- few schemers at  the. expense of the public. Cheap  power for industries great aud small  will gi.ve Toronto a. big lift in still  further establishing it as a great man-,  iifacturing centre.  NOTICE.  In-tlie matter of the Land Kogistry Act and in  the matter of Title to'Lots 13 and 11, Block  '    2, Map 137, Kastern Addition, Hedley City.  WHKRKAS the certificate of title of Harvey  Tingloy, being Certificate of Title No. 10,!l!J0 A.  to, the above hereditaments hits been lost or  destroyed and application has been made to me  for a duplicate thereof:  N0TIC-K is hereby given that a duplicate  certificate of title to the above hereditaments  will be issued at the expiration of one month  from the date of llrst imblicatioti hereof, unless  ,in the meantime valid objection to the contrary  be made to mo in writing.  W. H. KDMOXDS,  District Registrar.  Land Registry' Office,  Kamloops, B..C, Dec 13th, 1!K>7.       4tt-4  THE BANK OF  1908  I.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  ZERO; JACK FROST, MOLL1E and'PHYL-  . LIS Mineral Claims; situate in tlie Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District.    Where  located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKB NOTIGK that I. Chas. dell. Green, as  agent for-C. A. C. Steward, F. M. C, No.  5806, aiid for A. R. Harrow, F. M. C. No. ,  intend, sixty days from date liercof, to apply to  tlio Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants of the above claims. ���������  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated tins 5th day of November, A.D. 1!X>7.  1������-10 C. ueM. GREEN, Agent.  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,000.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. U Drafts bought and  sold. IT Sale Notes cashed or taken for collection.  11 Money Orders and Letters of Credit issued, payable in the leading cities of the w/>rld.  Escrows in connection with Mining Deals given special  attention. v   Hedley   Branch,    -   -.. L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  FOSTER'S WEATHER BULLETIN  NQTICE,  Certificate of Improvements.  "������. C,", "IRISH BOY." "GOLDEN ZONE"  and "SILVER HELL" Mineial Claims.  situate inithc Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located: Qmutz  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Chas.'doll. Green, as  agent for J. J. Marks, F. M. C. No. B 358(5,  Paul Brodliagcn, F.M.C. No. B 35-13, and James  Murphy, F.M.C. No. Jl 5514, intend, sixty days  from date hereof; to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of'Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Giants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced befoie the Issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 5th day of November, A.D. 1!I07.  .   I5--10 ���������- C.dkB. GREEN, Agent.  Eastern Townships Bank  T'.-.r.- Established 1859  ���������    ��������� ���������   ���������������������������..���������-������������������  CAPITAL AND RESERVE, fco/KJOiOoV ���������  Head Office:   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  7������ BRANCHES IN CANADA  Keremeos Branch,   -   -   J. ft. K. Rome, Manager;  Second disturbance of Jnnuaiy will  -.t   .���������-.'.- ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� * -   *       .....  jL-enoh.Pacific coast- about 4, cross Pacific slope by close of 5, g. c. valhws, G  to 8, eastern states 9. 'AVann w;ivo.  will cross Pacific slope about January  A, g. c. valleys (>, eastern states 8. Cool  w.ave will cross Pacific slope, about 7,  g. c. valleys i), eastern states  11.  This will be a radical disturbance  during its entire, passage 'across the.  continent and all should' prepare for  extremely severe weather. High temperatures' will accompany the disturbance and a severe cold wave  will follow. Heavy tilths' south and 1  heavy snows north will result from  this unusually severe disturbance.  - Immediately following December  28 the trend of te 111 peratines will 'be  upward and rather high average temperatures may be expected till after  Jan. 7.   ��������� '��������� ..'  I am expecting January to average.'  warmer than usual, ''especially about  the great lakes. First half of the  month will average much colder' than  the last half! Very stormy "throughout the month.  In the great central valleys January  will be a. very dry.month, most precipitation not far from 10, which will  also be coldest part of qhe montli'.  The most severe 'storms of January  will come not far' from'4 to 7,' 17' to 20  and 29 to Fell. 2.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "Kino Kdwauij" and "Nigiithawk" Mineral  Claims, situated in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located :   On Susap Creek.  f AKK N0TIC.K'thn.tT.'R.'H. Parkinson, free  A miner's certificate No. 115(575, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Kocordor'for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of tlio  above claims.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 2Sth day of October, A.D. 1!X)7.       ���������������  43-10        ��������� R. H. PARKINSON.  HOT&L SIMILKAMEEN  -*  HEDt&y, B. 6.    NOTICE   TO    ELECTRIC    LIGHT  .:y"'        USERS.   "-'  OAYIXG to ti shortage of. power, it may be  . ' ��������� nehessary to the operation of the plants  of this Company that the Town Lighting Service be discontinued at any moment during the  next four months, either temporarily or for the  period named. Users of the light are therefore  notified''hereby to prepare for such an emergency. .Whenever possible, two .flashes of the  lamps will be given ten minutes before the  circuit is opened. ���������  ���������'���������'������������������  ���������   ;...     .DALY RKDUCTION CO., Ltd.  Hedley, B.C., Nov. 5th, 1!K)7. J3-H  Those who   are   disposed   to   make  light of the financial  depression  it nil  are predicting  that a.  month  or  two  will see the end of it,   may  lie  right,  hut the  signs   are   decidedly   against  them.    Instead of the  much  heralded  recovery,   each   month     witnesses   a.  greater tightening than   the last, and  day by day  evidences  arising out of  the commonest-  business  transactions  tell on  all   sides   the   mad   desire   to  realize.    Occasionally   a   little   flurry  may mark the temporary recovery of  some particular stock,  but the convalescence is short-lived.    The wisdom of  trying to  buoy   up   the   public   with  false hopes at such times  is questionable, for it may cause  them  to relax  the caution that in some   cases  is  requisite to ward off bankruptcy.     Canada's finances are health'yjn comparison with that existing elsewhere, but  the boom that has characterized bust-  PflLflGE,  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ' 'HBDLKY-,'11. ('.    A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    *l Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  NOTICE.  APPLICATION   FOR   TRANSFER   OF-LIQUOR  LICKNCJC.  VrOTIGIC is hereby given that! will make  A'' application to the Board of Licence Commissioners foi"the Similkameen Licensing District at its next meeting for a transfer of the  liquor licence held by D. G. Hackney for the  Hotel Hedley, situate on Lots 14 and 15,-Block  25, townsito of Medley, from the said D. G.  Hackney to Vander .J. RO'se and Gust Klstvom,  trading under the firm name of Rose& Klstrom.  Dated this 12th day of December, A. D. 1907.  Kt-4 D. G. HACKNEY.  THE. LEADING ftQTEL OF TnE, SIMILKflMEEN VALLEY  This  house  is new and strictly first class        ,  ' in  every respect,   being equipped with all  modern conveniences���������electric  ligfrt,  tele-  .    phone, baths, etc.       : :       Rates moderate.  W? T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  =jj  ���������^4Vfrv^yi,vfo*wirA^^  at  K  ���������at  at  I  $  K  at  K  at  at  at-  at  at  at  at  ';,.-'    ���������  WHEN, YOU HANKER^OK  ���������  Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  CALL UP PHONE INo. 3  AND' TELL YOUR WANTS TO  EL J, IP.  I������ IBitefeip  X  %  X  I  X  j?  I  I  I  W 0 O D   FOR    S A L 1<:!  NOTICE.  ���������I'hone l-l.   -   INNIS   BROS.   Proprietors.  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  S1MIL1CAMKKN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok Vai.h.  X^KI*-  NOTICtK that   1,   G.  M.  Allison,  of  I   *���������     Kercmeus. 11. (.'.. occupation���������rancliur, intend to 'apply for permission  to purchase the  following described land :���������  Commencing at the southeast  corner of Lot  IfiiK), thence running lid chains south, thence 20  I chains cast to  Lot2">7, thence 20 chains north  j along line of Lot 257.  thence 20 eliuins west to  j point of commencement, and containing forty  teres more or less.  Ci. M. ALLISON.  Dated October 10th. 1(J07. 11-10  Notice of Forfeiture.  ET 8'Is  ern Railway  Route of the  Oriental   Limited  and Fast Mail   ���������  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention Is probnbly patentable.   Communlca- ���������  tlonsstrlotlyconfldontlal. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest npency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, In the  Scientific FMmmi.  A handsomely illustrated weekly. I.nrKest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  year: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  "        .361BroadWay, fJgW York  Branch Office, C26 F St.. WashiaKton, D. C.  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE !  To W. James Sinclair and any person or persons to whom he may have transferred nny  interest in the ".Sacramento" mineral claim,  situated on Nickel Plate, mountain, in the  Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  ���������V70U are hereby required to take notice that  x I have expended tor assessment and for recording certificate of work on the above named  'claim, $102.(i0 being the expenditure necessary  to enable me to hold said claim, and you arc  hereby required to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure, together with  all costs of advertising. If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within ninety (!)0I days of llrst publication of  this notice in the Hedley Gazette, your interest  will become vested in me, your co-owner, under tho provisions of tho "Mineral Act and  Amending Acts,"  Dated this 17th day of October, i������07.  LEAVES KEREMEOS DAILY 4:30 P. M. ;   ARRIVES 9:00 A. M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  &��������� Eastern   Points  Edw. GREENOUGH   -   Agent  ���������  W. A. ROSS  -  A. G. P. Agent  Keremeos, B.C.  Seattle, Wash.  DIRECT   CONNECTIONS   AT    SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND   OVERLAND   TRAINS  ���������u-l  YV. A. HAINING. IHE, HEDLEY GAZETTE,   JANUARY 9,   1908.  r, : 1 ���������a  REVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work ivill bo attended to  by culling Phone Yi.                  ,  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  U���������; JJ  lilt         THE        ' jj  Great Nortnern |  Hotel |  Princeton.   J  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :       and bar.       :   :   :' :  at All tho wants of the travelling <���������  J? public   carefully   attended   to. j{  ���������*. -       J.  Town and Distrid.  The Provincial parliament meets on  .the 19th inst.    '   '  , It has been reported that Mrs. W. P.  Rudgeis is.dangerously ill in Seattle.  F. H. French, manager of Shatfords  Limited; went over to F;iirview on  Monday.  Chas Armstrong of Keremeos, accompanied by D. W-. Moore, paid Hed-  lev a visit last week.  F. Jackson. Calgary, representing  theR. W. Brock Co. was in town on  Sattu day.  A. P. Slade, Nelson, representing J.  Y Griffin & Co. Limited, pork packers,  was in town on Monday.  Princeton Oddfellows installed their  officers oii Monday, the. 6th inst. The  order, is making good   progress.  School st/irtt'd on Monday morning  last, after two. weeks' Christmas vacation.  Send for our descriptive Catalogue,  of Nursery stock. Address,���������The  Riverside Nurseries, Grand Forks, B.C.'  Divine service will be held in the  church on Sunday next at 7:30 p. m.  by Rev. J. Thurbnrn Conn.  Anyone who wants to buy an icehouse with its supply of lumber and  sawdust, apply at this office.  On Sunday evening last coyotes  were heard howling near the town.  This is said by the pioneers of the district to be a sign of cold weather.  Rev. J. Thurburn Conn will lecture  in the church on Friday evening, 10th  inst. at 8 p. m., taking for his subject  the Three Storeyed .Man.  Mr. W. J. Forbes left the "early part  of the week on a trip in company with  his partners to their chums on Apex  Mountain.  Mr. Harry Swan left on Monday  morning for Rock Creek where he will  take charge of the work on the bridge  being built there.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  TO THE  Travelling Pyplic:  If you want a  ,  good stable  and prime feed  .   for your horse  : :, call on : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,    -   -   B. C.  FOR.  .  Commercial Printing  TRY THE  Gazetie Job Depi  ������  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  s  X  5  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  :?  3  X  P. H. Burnham, district passenger  agent of the Great- Northern, whose  headquarters is Grand Forks paid a  flying visit to Hedley last week.  -.Miss Elliott, Kingston Ave., does all  kinds of plain sewing, mending, pressing and renovating gentlemen's clothing ������&c. Orders may be left with������Mrs.  Lyon.  The machinery for the-Golden Zone  stomp mill arrived in - Penticton on  Monday. It was ordered to come by  Keremeos. The haul to the property  from Penticton will be longer and  more difficult than from Keremeos.  Mrs. G. P. Jones and children came  down from the Nickel Plate on Mom  day and wjll spend the remainder of  the winter in Hedley, having taken  the house on Webster St., formerly  occupied by J. C. R. Cootes.  Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Coleman, of  Keremeos drove up-- to Hedley last  week, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.  ,T. W. Cavers and son, Rossland, L.S.  Coleman. Vancouver, and J. C. Cavers  of the Golden Grail mine.  The Masquerade ball held in Princeton on New Years Eve was one. of the  most successful events of the season.  Some, of the costumes worn were very  funny, while others were fearfully and  wonderfully made. Many guests wore  present from outside points, and altogether the dancers made up a merry  throng. t  A fierce chimney fire at the residence of Mr. L. M. Hale, Kingston  Ave. on Thursday morning last,  caused considerable excitement in that  vicinity for a few minutes. Fortunately the chimney was substantially  built and stood the heat remarkably  well, preventing any damage being  done to  the   house.  CANADIAN MINING  INSTITUTE.  The Meeting in Nelson on January 15th.  K  K  tt  ���������K  at  at  at  at  it  I  S  *  Great Northern  Hotel  A--new Jiouse containing moro bed  room accommodation than any  otlicr liotcl in town. Table" and  Jjar  llrst-class.    Hates   moderate.  JOHN LIND,  Proprietor ������  On January 15th at 2 p.m. there will  be convened at Nelson, B.C.,.a meeting  of the western members of the . Canadian Mining Institute for the purpose  of forming a western branch of the  Institute, and also for tho reading and  discussion of papers. The Canadian  Pacific railway will sell-reduced rate  tickets to Nelson and to return to  membei's and their wives when accompanying them.  All members who expect to attend  the meeting should at once notify Mr.  J. J.' Campbell, at Nelson, who, together with other Nelson members, is  looking after hotel accommodation etc.  Mr. Barber of (barberry'is the c;uest  of Mr. and Mrs. James- Elmhirst.  Miss Campbell, was at Fairview on  Monday, December 30th.  C. J. Wilson, agent for Burns & Co.  registered at the Central hotel on Sunday.  Will Richter and other young men  entertained their friends at a dance in  the school-house last week.  George Louden went to Spokane,  last week, and is expected back tomorrow.  Miss Patterson, of Olalla, was a visitor here on Tuesday.     She will  leave  " 1  for Vancouver next week.  . Teams are freighting  ore from   the  Dolphin mine, at the Baredlo  ranch  to the V. V. & E. station.  L. E. Bidler, Supt. Palmer Mountain Tunnel & Power Co., and Mr.  Louden of Loomis were in town yesterday and went South by V. V. & E.  to-day.  At Keremeos Centre, Frank Richter  is building two cottages, 24 x 2-1. feet  with 0-ft. veianda, on the lots south  of Pete Bromley's house. There are  more to follow.  The Rev. G. A. Wilson, Supt. of  Presbyterian Missions will visit the  Lower ..Okanagan and Similkameen  districts this month. He will be at  Penticton on Jan. 14.  R. Elmhirst would like to know the  whereabouts of his two cows and an  eight months old calf. They������ were  kept in a wire fenced pasture. For  five days dilligent search has been  made for them without success.  A'goodly company of the Mattices  arrived here from Garberry, Man., by  V. V. & E. train on Saturday. There  are now 6 men, 2 women and ^3 children in the Mattice contingent here and  they are all welcome. "  James Reith has been troubled with  his eyes for some time. -The trouble  is now so serious that he intends going  to Winnipeg to consult a specialist.  He will leave Tuesday byV. V. & E.  aud go by Spokane.  The V. V. iV- 15. passenger trains are  due to arrive hero at 10.30 a. 111. and  leave for Oroville at 3 p". m. That arrangement will give the trainmen 4{>  hours in Keremeos and will not interfere with our present custonms arrangements.  Mr. Mattice sr. is considered a man  of wonderful nerve but when in a  dream, he tested Dr. McEwen's skill  and handiwork by kicking the bedpost with his game foot he missed his  reckoning. However, the Doctor does  hot anticipate a very serious set-back.  F. J. Empanger, of Minneapolis, U.  S. A., president of the company holding the Potts and some, other mining  claims on Cedar creek, was in town  last week. With Malcolm McAuley,  of Olalla, he .made a snowshoe tramp  to the claims on Saturday. McAuley  and Kenneth McLeod are lucky members of this company.  The annual meeting of the Keremeos  Fruit Growers' Exchange was held on  Tuesday Jan. 0th. The report of the  auditors, Wilson and Shaw, was received, discussed and ordered to be.  placed on the docket for the next  meeting of the Exchange. The following were elected directors for this year:  W. Manery, Rev. A. H. Cameron, -R.  Elmhirst, ,T. R. Shaw, D. lnnis, W. J.  Stover and J. J. Armstrong. At a  meeting of the directors the following  officers were elected: President, J. J.  Armstrong; 1st Vice Pres. Rev. A. H.  Cameron; 2nd Vice Pres., W. J. Stover  Sec'y D. F. Jelly, Treasurer J. R. Shaw  and auditors, J. 11. Shaw and W. J  Stover.  X  ���������  Get the  Habti  II Mciny people are now.  drinking Beee  Cohdial.  "i" Nothing like it to produce energy and vigor���������  no matter whether taken  at 11 a. m.   or 11 p. m.  ���������| We have just received  a shipment of this line in  16, 4, 2 and 1 oz. sizes.  i  ���������  X  SHATFORDS, LIMITED  FAIRVIEW  AND   HEDLEY.  ������������������������������������������������������������������<  !  X  \  X  X  ���������  ���������  X  ���������  X  . I  Keremeos New Town site  Now On the Market.  The V.. V. & E. Railway 'Station will be in the  centre of the.town.  Now is the time to get your lots, before the first  train  comes up the  valley. -  Choice 1, 2 arid 3 acre lots all around  town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just a few  left.    Now is the time to double yoiu-iiioney.  ���������   For Full Particulars Apply to ������������������--  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  ��������� - -  . J. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250 .  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  . $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, rtariager.  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  Line.  Mining  KEREMEOS,  Bo C.  BORN  BUKRITT.-vAt 1212 Burrard St., Vancouver,  li. C!.,.on December 29th,-1(H>7, tlio wifo'of  W. IS. Burritt, barrister, a son.  The following is the programme of  the Christmas Tree entertainment,  held over from last week :  Chorus, "Hark the Merry Bells," hy  the school :���������  recitation, "The  Eve Before  Christmas," Alex lnnis:   recitation,   "Bells Across the Snow," Toyne  Elmhirst: song, "Come Little Leaves,"  primary pupils;   dialogue, "The Train  that Goes to Mauro," Ella lnnis, Maurice Daly and Douglas Walker ;  recitation,   "Revery in  Church," by Ethel  Bromley;   the  Calendar,  by  12 girls  and  boys ; Flag Drill,   by 14 girls and  boys ; dialogue, "The Sick Doll," Rollie  Elmhirst and Clara Shaw ;   recitation,  "Most Obliging Sister," Lily Smither-  am ;  chorus, "The Winter Song.'' the'  school;    dialogue,  " Keeping Store,"  Mildred Kirby, Toyne Elmhirst and  Alex   lnnis;    recitation,   " Christinas  Has  Come."  Bessie Marsel ;    chorus,  " Hark the Bells Are Ringing," school.  Santa Claus arrived at 10 o'clock and  after a few words of cheer,  gave or  sent by friends, boxes of candies, nuts  and raisins, with oranges,  to  the 100  children in the district, and in addition  Please  send  fu!I   information  Make the Farm. Pay  A Fairbanks-Morse  Jack-of-AII-Trades  GASOUNE ENGINE  will pump water, saw wood, shell corn,  run cream separator, in fact furnish  power for any purpose.  Every Farmer Should Have One.  Cut out this advertisement and send  It to  THE CANADIAN FAIRBANKS CO., LIMITED.  101 Water St., VflNOOUVER, B.C.  me   (without   cost  to me)   your  catalogue  with  regarding your Gasoline Engine., for farm use.  NAME    ..  TOWN   ..  PROVINCE ..  gave books to the children of the. Sunday school. Evergreens and the artistic messages, "Merry Xmas," relieved  the monotony of the walls, and from  the ceiling were suspended bells and  wreathes. The Xmas tree was nicely  decorated and illuminated. With a  hearty vote of thanks, moved by Mr.  ,T. H. Kennedy and seconded by Mr.  Walker, Miss Armstrong received a  present of two beautiful vases from  her pupils and Mrs. Shaw a rich fruit  dish from the scholars of the Sunday  school. All closed in peace and harmony at 11 p. m.  Try.  WVKKWtajiiJfcv  CEYLON TEA.  Pure and   Invigorating. THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JANUARY  9,   1908.  Macaolnr'a Mind,  Lord Macaulay on one* occasion repeated to himself the whole of "Paradise Lost" while crossing the Irish  channel.  . At another time, while waiting in a  Cambridge. coffee house for a post-  chaise, ho picked up a country newspaper containing two poetical pieces-  one "The lleflections of an Exile" and  . the other "A Parody (on a Welsh Ballad"���������looked them once through, never  gave them. a.'further thought, for for-,  ���������ty,years and then"repeated them with-,  out the change of a single word.  Mneaulay's mind, some one has said,  was like a dredging net, which took  up all that it encountered, both good  and bad, nor, ever seemed to feel the  burden. Very much unlike a dredging  net and more like a strainer are tho  minds of some other persons, who carefully select what they will'retain or  have a natural facility for remembering, special classes of facts���������George  Bidder for figures. Sir Walter Scott for  vcr'ses and MoKzofanti for languages.  Caste and  Cn.sli.  How to avoid, the apuoiiriince of conventionality is one of the hardest  problems' that confront our provincial  aristocracy. It is second-only in importance to that high nchisveine.ht, the  - simulation of weir bred indifference to  what the world thinks. To prove one's  right to,be numbered of the caste of  ..Vere.de Vere one must be uutrain-  meled by old fashioned customs and  moth-eaten prejudices founded on mediaeval sentiment. The distinction between the representative of the up to  . date aristocracy of wealth,'branded  with the hall mark of the elect and the  mere pretentious climber is that the  latter, uncertain as to his footing, is  something of a hypocrite and pauses  to consider effect. lie does not enjoy  that freedonvof restraint that gives an  air of abandon to the new rich who'  are already high and dry on the upper  crust.  I* IN  Is  A  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, pn which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre of the  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Similkameen  the now mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of. the 'proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably,  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.   .    1  taassssmsss,  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  ........ .$400 to $600  .'.��������� .         . -^  Other Streets    .$200 to $400.  .  .... 1 tUvi''"5....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Kasrlnn  Castle.  Raglan/near Monmouth, in England,  is pre-eminent among English castles,  as Heidelberg among those upon the  Rhine. Its tower's .and .halls, have a  rich hue given by the red sandstone  of which they are built. It has a  mighty tower that was half destroyed after its last great siege so tliatjt  might not trouble, the enemy again.  For here, after his fatal battle at  Nasebj', Charles I. found refuge with  Lord Beauchamp, one of his stanchest  supporters, although already past fourscore years. Fifty thousand men and  $500,000 he placed at the service of his  luckless guest, but in vain. Then  came Fairfax, and the last castle faithful to the monarch fell, costing its  loyal owner a second sum of equal  value and imprisonment.  For Those Who  Invest Now  ���������������������������Purchase a few Lets before the Railway C������mes^EE^=  For Rull Particulars, Maps Etc.,  .-'��������� ��������� /*r������I=l~"V   TO ���������  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  L W. SHATFOftbr = = HPtit  FV    Rf  Secretary and flanager, * fV171^^ ��������� ������    ^r * V/*  N,  Inflammability ���������( the Diamond.  The diamond, being pure carbon, will  burn and bo .consumed without leaving  a trace behind. The inflammability  of the diamond was not known till the  middle of the seventeenth century. The  ancients were firmly convinced that a  diamond could not either be'burned or  broken. This was disproved in 1G70 or  thereabout, when a four karat stone  was consumed in the flame of a blowpipe. I think it was in Rome.' The  Grand Duke of Florence' in 1094  thought that fire would reveal the secret of the diamond's composition, and  he caused a stone to be placed under  the focus of concentrated sun rays.  The diamond cracked, coruscated and  disuppea red���������Exclra nge.  PRESERVETHE   FORESTS.  The Man In the Iron Mask.  All the best informed persons of my  time have always thought that this  famous history was founded upon the  capture and captivity of Mattioli, a  Piediuontese political prisoner, who:  died in the Bastile in 1703. In those  days prisoners were made to wear  masks when traveling, but it would be  more exact to say'a mask'the color of  iron. All the details which Voltaire  added were simply fabulous and laughable, and I think you will find that my  theory of the iron mask Is the right  one.���������From the ITrench Noblesse.  Setting Him Right.  An Irish soldier was crossing a barrack square with a pall, In which he  was going to get some water. A sergeant passing at the time noticed that  Pat had a very disreputable looking  pair of trousers on and, wishing to  make a report, stopped the man and  asked, "Where arc you going?"  "To get some water."  "What! In those trousers?"  ' "No, sergeant; in the pail."  Cornered.'  Life Insurance Agent���������I should like  to insure your life in our company for  $10,000. Editor���������No, sir. I don't want-  any insurance. I expect to live at  least until I'm ninety years old. Life  Insurance Agent���������Well, here's our  other policy. If you die, you get nothing; live until you're ninety and get a  million.   See?  Canada is one. of the very few countries which .can'be. depended upon to  produce more timber than is sufficient  for its needs. Such is the opinion of a  gieat French authority, M. Melard,  who has made a careful study of the  source of the world's timber supply.  There are only seven countries in the  \vorld which now export wood in any  quantity. Besides Canada, these are  the United States on this continent,  and Austro-Hungnry, Norway,. Sweden, Russia and Finland in Europe.  In Asia, only Russia has more than  enough for her own use; Africa and  South America can send little or no  timber suitable for ordinary use, and  Australia can supply little.  Of the. seven exporting countries  mentioned, the United States, Russia  and Austro-Huugary have been increasing in population and developing  their resources so rapidly that they  must soon cease to rank among exporting countries. Norway is over-  cutting her forests and must soon decrease her export. Only three countries remain,namely, Canada, Sweden  and Finland, as sources that can be  depended on for the timber supply.  Canada's forest area has been estimated atSOO.OOj),000 acres, but so lnuc-li  of this is of little value naturally, or  has been burned over that more recent  estimates fall much below this, even  less than half. The amount of wood  produced annually is no doubt much  in excess of what is being cot each  year. It is important, -however, if  Canada is to hojd her position as a- timber producing country that her forests  be protected from Are and so managed  as to ensure the greatest amount of  timber being cut year.after year, so as  to keep th(;m producing.in. perpetuity  and it is to this end thatettoi'ts.aie being made to secure bettor' care Of her  forests.  The demand for wood is sure to keep  up and increase; it is wanted for building, for furniture, for tools and for a:  multitude of other uses; and as a na- j  tion progresses so the amount of wood  used for each individual of its population increase^, and so the country  which can supply the demand for this  commodity has a. resourse of. ever increasing importance, and one that will  well repay considerable expenditures  in its care.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  at  Everything New and First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  'Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  METEOROLOGICAL.  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND.REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  . , CLASS ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY, i  The following are the readings showing temperature,   etc.,  for the week  tr  ending Jan  Jan  AT THE MINE.  Maximum.  ..  ���������    at-  29  28  29  .. * 30  27  20  Average maximum temperature 26.71  Average, minimum    ..-��������� .do 14.71  Mean temperature 20.71  iuches.  Dec 20  30  31  1  2  H  4  Minimum  10  II  10  IS  II  20  14  Mean temperature  Rainfall for the week  Snowfall  coumesi'oxniNG week ok last vk.ui  J> A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  I        :""   '-���������"'���������''-"������������������''"-;-   ;���������'.  ������    McArthur <������b Guiiiey,   -   -Proprietors.  ���������      *���������'������������������- - . '.t ; _ *���������-���������'���������.'..:..."-.        ';���������/*  When in jteremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE <Bb REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Highest maximum.temperature 33  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean .  do  do  do  do  Jan  She  Jjilced Bargains.  Clarissa (pettishly)���������Why on earth do  you keep asking me to marry you?*"  Haven't I refused you once? Rupert  (with an attempt at jocularity)���������You  have, but I wanted to give you another  chance before offering this bargain  elsewhere. Clarissa (on the alert)���������A  bargain, did you say? Bupert, dear, I'll'  toUaifl  At the  Seaside.  She���������Oh, George, what bvely wares!  Ho���������Very nice; but.- poor tilings,  they're just like me���������we both, arrive at  the shore in splendid style���������and go back  broke.  Canada is an Indian word, meaning  "collection of huts."  27.14  -17  -3.57  U.7S  AT  THE  MILL.  Maximum        Minimum  ..     .33 ... 29  23 .. 28  37 .. 28  3d .. 28  41 .. 20  40 .. 20  44 .. 20  Average maximum temperature 34.85'  Average minimum do 28.14  Mean . do 3L49  Rainfall for the week    .0     inches  Snowfall for the week   0.' ���������'  COUHESJ'O.VDING WKEK OK LAST VKAH  Highest maximum temperature 28.  Dec 2!)  30  31  1  2  3  4  Aver  ige  do  do  13.71  Lowt  st minimum  do  -13.  Aver  age  do  do  4,42  Mean  ���������  do  22.42,  When   writing    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  ���������t.    .���������������������������������' >;���������  ESTABLISHED 1903 =  Fine New  Covered Stage  Carrying  1 -. .. . ���������  Royal Mail, Passengers & Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  Special Rigs for .Travellers, and Every  Attention Paid to Wants of the Public  W. E. WELBY  PROPRIETOR  i


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