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 Librarian  Legislative Assembly   mar 14  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume XII.      Number (3.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24,. 1������1C  $2.00, In Advance  N. THOMPS   N l'llONE SEYMOUR 51)13  MGK. WKSTKRN CANADA  Carnmell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, 817-03 Bc-vtty Street .  Vancouver, B. C.  ca  a. f: & A. M.  REOUIjAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. ,t A". M.,  are held on the'second'." Friday in  each month in B'r-atefiiity hall, Hedley. "Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  O. H..SPRQULE,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Reuular    mcefcintrs of  Hedley Lodpre 1744 are held on  the  lirst and  third Monday in  every month in the'Orange Hall  ~S������a������Jgijl������90   Ladies 'meet 2nd iuid I "Mondays  Visiting hrofchern arc cordially i������i.vited  .  W. LONSDALE, \V. M.  H. K. HANSON", S<x:*t.  R.  F>. BROWSN.  British Columbia Land Siarveyor  Tki.. So. 27  :-. P.O. Dk.vvvku Kill  PENTICTON,       -      -       B.  C.  P. W. GREGQ-RY  ���������CIVIL  ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA' LAND SURVEYOR  Star .Budding        -        Princeton  WalterClayton  .   .    Byrist'-. Solicitor. Ktc.  MOXKY TO   LOAN  PENTICTON,  B.-.C.  ���������Hedley Opera House  fl. I. JONES, Manaser  A, large,^commodious   hail i'or  dances or other entertaie'uient;.  CREAT MTHEKN ... BOTE  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table-the Best.    Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  i&Wa''*W4*Ula%,^w&*a*<a������ATaytie,toz&s,iav  St ,**>  ������   ��������� ���������     ��������� ��������� x  X  I Grand  Union J  J Hotel  X  X  X  X  J������  HEDLEY,   British Columbia j������  It ��������� i. X  se  se  i   Rates���������$r.50 a Day and Up  St   First-Class Accommodation.  !j������   Bar Stocked with Best Brands   ������  of Liquor and Cigars  se  x  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  s  *������ A.   WINKLER,  Proprietory  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop. (  There Iras just arrived at tin* editor's  desk Bulletin JST<>. 1, for the current  year, issued by the 13. C. Bureau of  Mines, lieing a preliminary review and  estimate of mineral prod net ton during  1915.  The bulletin is a testimony to the  present efficient organization of the  mines department and with the coming confirmation of Hon. Lome Campbell as Minister of Mines for B. G. one  feels encouraged to look forward to a  great uplift in mineral production  throughout the Province.  The bulletin contains a very'careful  exposition of ruining conditions as affected by the  'war'rind continues:  In British, Columbia the recruiting  soi-geant has found such ready response from the prospectors and miners  that prospecting is practically at a  standstill and is left to.those too old to  be' accepted for military service or  otherwise disqualified.  Of all the rnetals produced in British  Columbia, silver was the only one the  price of which was not raised by the  war, for the reason that it is not used  in war materia Is, despite the old saying that "wars aiewon with silver-  bullet!-." On the contrary, the price  of silver fell off v^ry -.considerably.; in  101.3 the price of silver in New Vork  varied 'between 08 and 57.8 cents averaging for the year 59.S rents: in 1914  the average price for the year was3J7S  while fur 1915 theaveiage price for the  year was only 49.7 cents.  This low price of silver- acted .as a  deterrent to production in many of  the silyt������rlead nines of the Slocan,  Ainswoi th. and .Nelson Divisions, the  ores of which contain. 011 the average,  a .In Hit twice the .value in silver that  they do in lead.  The various medals and their prwkr-  tion are reviewed    in   detail    later   in  this, report, hut it might be noted I ware  that the   following   table   shows   tlie  gross value of   the   anctallie   minerals  recovered as being  .$20,S95,096\  which  represents an increase over   last   ye.-ur  of   over   $5,000,000., .a   percentage   increase of about 33  pe.r   cent., which is'  ���������certainly a matter of   congi ,-itula ti<Halt, might further be pointed out that;  tlie   metalliferous     output     for   1915!|  would appearto be the   greatest in the  Province, being more than 10 per cent  greater than in the forii.ie.r- record year  of 1912.  The features of the year .are the very  great increases irr toe copper and zinc  productions, and, as the price.-- of both  these rnetals seem to show aid indication of serious decrease, while the  present .developments of the properties give u-asou to expect further large  increases iji 1910, there is every cause  lo believe that the coming year will be  a record one as far as the metalliferous  mines are concerned.  The estimated mineral production  during 1915 had a total value of $29,-  200,58-1 which is an increase of nearly  three millions over the previous year  and the forecast for 101b* is that it will  witness a much greater increase over  1915.  Discussing placer gold the report  mentions the recovery of $745,000  which is probably $185,000 more than  1914. Nine tenths of this amount  conies from the Cariboo and Cassiar  districts.  The Similkameen and Tulameen  rivers produced more gold this year  than for some years back and give  promise of again being a factor in the  placer-gold industry,  Yale Mining   Division rna.de   an un  usually good output, owing to the  very, low water in the river exposing  the bars.  The quantity* of lode gold produced  seems to have been less than in any of  the last three years. The output is  estimated af'$5,051.293, as compared  with $5,109,001 in 1914, a decrease of  $57,711. The chief reason for this decrease is a very heavy decline in the  output of the,Nelson Division and a  lessening of tj.ie outputs in the Boundary and Coast Districts. To oll'sct  this there were increases in Oiniiicca,  Skeena, and Trail Creek Divisions.  The production in the Rossland District shows an increase of 3,411 oz. as  compared with 1014, which is accounted for by an increase in the tonnage  shipped.  The Boundary District shows a decrease of 2,709 <y/.. as compared with  1914. The Granby Company's mines  made an increase of about S.000 oz.,  but the British Columbia Copper Company, the .'level and the Union show  decreases respectively of about 5,000,  4,300 and SOO oz.  The Nickel Plate production shows  a slight increase over 1915 amounting  to a little more than '38,000 oz. The  other- propei ties in this district only  contribute small amounts and those of  the Gar-mi and Dividend-Lakeview  produced less than last year.  s utter;  On National Service  There was liitle change at gold-treatment mills,   except   that the   Hedley  company" made     additions     to     the  .machinery   and plant at its   40-sta.mp  mill at Hedley,   Siuiilkameen.    These  included a   24   by 36 in.  Tray lor  jaw-  ci.usher. a second 5   by 22-ft. tube-mill  with   Moritaiia-Tonopah lining, and a  Dorr classifie^-which, working in continuous system   with the   tube mill, is  giving satisfactory results* four cyanide tanks,   two being 34 by   16 ft; and  ���������two 34 by IS ft., made of Pacific Coast  fir.:-and a third.Olivet-continuous filter,  S by 12ft., of la test design. The hydroelectric generation station on   Siniilkanieen river was  completed .at the beginning of tlie year: its twin  .turbines  have a capacity of 2100  lip.; cm rent is  transmitted over.a line 17,000 ft. long  to the power-house At the mill, where  a,ii-js   compressed for   mine .and   mill  ���������uses.and   current is   distributed to all  motors operating   the mill machinery.  The .quantity     of .silver   produced  seems to have been   about 3,434,393 oz.  worth   .$1,021,033 a   decline from   the  production   of 1914 of  1G7,7S7 oz. and  $255,703.  The total amount of lead produced  iiin 1015 is estimated to be about 45,990-  372 lbs., .valued at $1,917,779. This  represents., .as compared'with the previous year, .u decrease ir: the quantity  of the metal produced of 4,034,076 Ml,  hut owing to .the higher market price  prevailing in 1015, the value of this  year'*! product is some $1<15,.'J22 greater!  than tJiat of the previous year.  The .amount of copper estimated to  have been produced during the year  1915 is the largest irr the history of  copper-mining in the. Province,  amounting as it does to 57,905,4SS lb.,  worth $10,000,008; tlie highest previous  production, made ia 1912, was 51,450,-  537 lb., valued at $S,40S,513.  The quantity of zinc shown to have  been produced in 1915 amounted to  12,S17,S0S lb., having a value of $1,554,  503. These figures are so very much  higher than have ever before occurred  in the zinc production of the Province  that comparisons are almost out of  the question.  The former highest recorded productions were in 1909, weerr S,500,000  lb. of zinc was produced, worth $400,-  000, and in 1914, when the production  was 7,SljG,467 lb. valued at $340,125. It  will be seen, therefore, that this year's  The. "Morning Post"-prints this letter from "Anglo-Saxon:"���������  "For many years I have lived in or  near Germany, and I have many  friends among the higher olTicers of  the German army. Shortly before the  war. one of these officers���������a general���������  assured me that England would never  adopt national service, and when 1  asked him why he was so confident,  he replied.���������  Lord Maldane told our Government  so.    He said   that no English Govern  ment, whether Conservative or Liberal,   would   survive   for  a   week   if  il  fathered such a principle.  "I also learnt from the sa me 'source  that Lord Ha Ida ne assured the .-Emperor-William that England would never  intervene in a European war against  Germany, but   would remain  neutral.  "If the   German   Govern ment   had  nut been misled���������if it had realized that  that this country would fulfil her obligation to Prance���������this war would nev  er have 'occurred.  "Sir Edward Goschen warned our  Government again and again of the  danger ahead; but the warning fell on  deaf eats. Was that obduracy induced  by Lord Haldane?'"  output has been, in value, about four-  times as great as that of former record years.  Of the total.-.-output. S,S22,SS0 lb.  came from theSlocan District 3,127,-  ,2091b. from Nelson Division, 1,370,000  ib. iVv-.> .'.-"iivvorth-.Division,-and 491,-  719. lb from East Kootenay.  In the Similkameen section the only  company credited with a coal production is the Princeton Coal and Land  Company at Princeton, which in J915,  mined 12,675 tons, a decrease from the  previous year of 6,800 tons.  While there was a slight revival of  iuterest in mining in parts of the Oso  yoos Division that had not seen mining activity for some time, production  was small in those parts. In Camp  Hedlej", on the contrary, the Hedley  Gold Mining Company continued energetically its gold-mining and milling  operations, with the usual profitable  results.  Five   men   were   employed   on   the  Horn Silver group of four claims, situated fifteen miles south of Iveremeos:  115 tons of   ore shipped   thence to the  Granby Company's  smelting-woiks at  Grand Forks  yielded  a total   of 23 ok.  of gold  and  7,779 oz, of   silver.    Two  adits have, been   driven. No.  1 105 feet  timl No 2 75 feet   lower, about 50 feet.  The ore ranges ingioss value up to $30  a ton. A light tramway was constructed 3,000   feet to the   wagon-road,  and  .over this ore to   the amount of 10 tons  itri hour-   is conveyed   at a   cost of 45c  a ton. This development is of interest  as being the first productive lode-mining done in   this part of  the Division.  On claims   in   Olalla   camp,   when-  copper ore, has   long   been   known to  occur, interest   was shown   in molybdenite   ore   also   found   there.    Some  properties were  examined and reported on, and work   was done for  part of  the year under a bond.  nnances to  Prisoners of War in Turkey  The Canadian Government has received tiotice'fi-0111 London tha.t the  Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs  has-been informed by the United  States Ambassador, that the Turkish  Government desire that in future remittances of money ii"t exceeding five  pounds from private, peixms for British Prisoners of War in Turkey should  be despatched lo the International Red  Cross Committee at Geneva for transmission to the Ottoman Red Crescent  Society lo Constantinople by whom  payment to ihe recipients will be  ofl'ected and a leceipt ii-liuiied to the  International Committee at Geneva.  Letters and parcels should also he-  sent lo the' International Red Cross  Committee at'Geneva for transmission. Such letters and par-eels are-  post free. Money should be remitted,  by International Money Order which-  can be obtained at any Post Office and  which should be made payable to the  International Red Cm.-s Committee at  Genenva and sent on with full name,  nuiiiber and Regiment of the Prisoner  of War to whom the money is to he  paid.  Information has also been received  from the United Sr.-t 1 i-s Ambassador  that prisoners of war in Turkey are-  now allowed to write only one letter  a week limited to Tour lines and that  this regulation applies also to letters  addressed to them. Letters of greater  length will  not he delivered.  Aftftiiul Hospital Meeting  Monday evening occurred the annual  meeting of the Hedley General Hopi-  tal Society.  The   attendance    was small and the  most important item   of   business was  .the election of officers and receiving of :���������  reports. '  The following directors were elected  for the ensuing year: G. P. Jones. R.  S. Collin, G. I-L Sprrtile. C. P. Dal ton;  O. A. -Hammer, Norman Dewar,'(the  latter two .representing the Miners  Union) and F. H. French.  ' The treasurer's report aiid financial  statement were received and approved.  S. L. Smith was elected auditor.  The meeting voiced a vote of thanks  to Treasurer Collin, ''Auditor Smith  and Secretary.!'. 11.  French.  At the next meeting of directors the  Secretary for the year- will bo appointed and will undoubtedly be F. H.  French.  We hope lo have the treasurer's  report for publication in next week's  issue.  The city fathers of our big neighbor, Trail, believe in preparedness as  for fire and have made arrangements  for increased facilities for the protection of the city against the great  destroyer.  C. J. Carlson came in from Greenwood Tuesday and will find employment at the Nickel Plate.  One of the   strangest   incidents of a  tour of the coast  towns by  Major Ha-  gar, of the   102nd   Battalion,   was   to  meet a man,   known to him   as "Scotty," who had not heard of the war until a week ago.  It appears that he had  been in the wilds  of British  Columbia  engaged in trapping.    Having gather-  ad together a respectable lot of furs he  came   away   from    his    forest   home  shortly   before the recruiting   officers  arrived.    To  Captain    Hagar and   his  associates he admitted that he had not  known that   the greatest   nations   of  the world were at grips and that nothing would   please him    more than   to  take a hand in  the game i'or the cause  of the Empire. He enlisted forthwith,  passing     the     medical     examination  readily.    All he   wanted  was   to   get  through his training as a soldier at the  earliest   possible   moment and   get to  the front to take  an active part in the  fighting. THE HEDLKY GAZIOTTE.   FEB. 24.   |V������)0  Cbe Ibedlcy 6azdte  " and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance   ,  Per Vt-.-'.r   ......S'.'.IKi  '   '���������   ( United .Slates!.-..'.  i.'.5(l  Advertising Rates  "Ylousiii-i-iiiciit. 1'- linos to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding oik*  inch. 3I.-KI for one insertion. '2,r> cuius for  each subsequent insertion. Ovor one ineli,  10 cents iier lino for first insertion and 5  cents 'per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transient.-; payable in advance.  Contract Advertisement*���������One inch per month  SI.-.'.')-. over 1 inch'mid up to I inches, SI.00  per ineli'per month. To constant advertisers  -taking liu-ger space tluin four inches, on  application, rates will he given.of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time. .'���������'..'���������  Certificate of Improvements1 ������10.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, $2.M for ouch additional  claim.)  7     A. 13. S.STANLEY. Editor  Hon. Lome Campbell  In Hon. Lome Campbell the  province -has a Minister of  Mines, honorable, capable, representative, ever alive to the  best interests of- the milling-  industry whether, in- tlie form  of a big camp or, a small prospect. He is a man of experience  and ability in this particular  line. He resides in the biggest  canip in the province, is  thoroughly familiar ' with the  industry and we are confident  will give the province a service  greatly superior; to that render by any similar minister in  the past. ;  He is thoroughly imbued with  the idea that that the "mining  .industry'is in its fancy in the  province and he is magnificently  enthusiastic as to its future.  power on the   flood   of Liberal | advance   of   the   community.    It has  votes.     That is if   they    ever do ' 'unbitions whi<-h carry it forward, and  ,.       i    ���������-, I it i-i.fleets  ideas   that   are. .sometimes  come to flood-tide. j ,   -  ���������I regarded as out or place. Wliv.J   Thev  It does seem incredible that, ;^ J,,,n<.ij,tl.llu.it ,,,.,��������� t.rill.ir;.s whl^  tlie Liberals would be willing St.(.m ,,, ���������;,,- i,(.vo,,d W-.-d hopes and  to .sacrifice tlie honor and bene-j rapacities.  fit to be derived   from the pres-j    The home   newspaper  is   the   best  ence of a minister in the riding,   fl ilM"1 ,)f ^.-.-y eo.umur.it.v, and when  it does its best, at soine sacrifices occa-  t'or the mere gain of a seat and  that by a man who is far from  representative of the bestinter-  estr of the Liberal party and, is  franlcly opposed to the policy of  the government.  sion'ally, in order- to prove-the consistency of its policy it can depend upon  the support of the. people.���������British'  Whig, Kingston.  Editorial Quotations  Speaking ol: the British failure to take Constantinople by  the Gallipoli route, it is to be  remembered that some other  people have not yet reached  Paris, Calais or Riga, and they  started first.���������New York World  A Timely Hint  The Convenience of a  Joint Account  A JOINT Account may be opened''in-.the.  ��������� ���������**������������������ names of two or more persons. Whichever, one can most conveniently reach the bank  can then.-deposit the joint funds or withdraw  the cash needed.    It saves time and trouble.  51  Thorough in his knowledge  of the industry, sincere in his  conviction as to the place it  ought to occupy in the resources  of the province, with his .native  tact and business ability and  the confidence of the government at his back, there is no  limit.to the amount of benefit  the province will derive from  his appointment.  It would be nothing short of  a calamity if his opponent could  win in the bye-election.  "Somebody has remarked  that this bill is likely to lead to  an   industrial conscription.  Even if the conscription of  wealth is necessary to the winning of the war, why should we  shrink from it? This country  surely is willing- to make any  sacrifice necessary to bring the  struggle to a. successful conclusion. What good is property to  me if I have to hang my head  in eternal .shame because my  country has been beaten?"���������Sir  Edward Carson.  O'Leary, V. C, is bright as well as  brave. To a young fellow who begged  him for one of his buttons as a keepsake, JMichiiel said:  "Is it one button only you're wan-  lin'y.Surc, if" ye'll "just cross the road a  bit there's a fine-lookin' sergeant there  who'll give you a coat full of buttons  for the asking; arrd you'd look mighty  fine in khaki, ine lad."  The souvenir-hunter disappeared.���������  Boston Transcript.  THE  BANK  OF  78 Years In Business.   Ca������itaf and Surplus $7,834,000.  Hedley Branch       -       -       C. P. DALTON, Manager  "Instruction by correspondence is the cheapest and best way  for the jooor num."���������Thos. A. Edison  WOODforSALE  TEAMING  All kinds of team work done.  Wood for sale.    Prices  reason  able.    Terms cash.    Apply  GEO. H. SHELDER.  LeaATe  orders at Gazette office.  Rossland's Bye-Election  The Rossland Miner recently  issued an appeal to the voters  of that district for their support  to Hon Lome Campbell in the  bye-election which takes place  on the 26th of this   month.  The appeal is a strong one  setting forth as it does the benefit to be derived by the Rossland camp, tlie mining industry  generally, and the Province.  In this appeal the viewpoint  of the Opposition is discussed  in a plain, out spoken businesslike way. The Miner stands itself for the advancement of the  mining industry every day of  the year in what is assur edly  the greatest camp in the province. It asks its readers and  friends to support Mr. Campbell  because he will support Rossland as well as every other  reputable camp or prospect in  the province.  As to the Liberal candidate,  Mayor Wilson the Gazette  thinks he is too small and inefficient to represent Rossland or  any other camp of consequence  a-nd his appearance at this time  is but an effort of a politician  to profit by the circumstrance  of a bye-election, and mount to  The eagerness that wounded  Canadian soldiers display to  get back to tne firing line is the  strongest kind of appeal to the  physically fit young men of  Canada who have not yet enlisted to fill the vacancies in the  ranks. Men who have suffered  terrible "wounds and sickness do  not want to be invalided home;  they want to do another "bit'-j  for their country. But they  should not have to go back as  long as there are young men at  home who are able to take  their places.���������The Daily News  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  Set-vices   every   alternate  Sunday   at  7..-30 p.tn-  Pastor, R. G. STEWART  THe Nickel Plate  BarDer_SHop  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  T0NS0R1AL SERVICE  This shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical  Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER, '"���������  Prop.  To Belgium  You have taken up the burden, which  on the back  Of Athens rested in the far-off time,  When   first   of Greece,   and   in her  own sublime  First hour of greatness, she withstood  the attack  Of Persia; when on her alone the black  Barbarian storm-sky lowered, when  by the rime  Of  the salt  sea at   Marathon,   that  worst crime  Was foiled, that dark cloud parted into rack.  You   took   up   Athens'   burden;   and  Athens lent  Willing   her   spirit;   and  still   like  Atrrens, you  Removed your kingdom, through the  ��������� Wintry sea.  England this   bitter while   is proud  to be  Your Salamis.    For great   as  glory  grew  To Athens, yours  will grow past wonderment.  ���������Geoifery 0. Fa.ber  NOTICE  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  ������6  They're   Right  You admit the International Correspondence  Schools are a good thing. You'd take a  course right now "if "���������"except" ���������  "If' what? If vou weren't so "overworked," with such  "long hours," or had more strength and energy? Didn't  John Mitchell get his training after working 12 hours a day  as a mine boy?  Wasn't it Edison who stayed up half the night to read  every get-at-able book on electricity? Didn't he educate himself in spite of every handicap you could ever have? Spend  as much time in I. C. S. study as you do in reading the newspapers and you'll get that promotion before 3rou know it.  All big men who have made their mark in the world had  the ambition���������the determination���������to improve their spare  time, to train themselves for big work. You, too, can possess  power, money and happiness if you'll only make the effort.  The reward is great���������it's worth it.  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon. Put it up  to us without paying or promising. Let us send you the details of others' success through the I. C. S., and then decide.  Mark the Coupon  and  Mail it Now  Complete Mining- Engineering  Fire Boss  Metal Mining  Metal Prospector  Complete Metallurgy  Hyilrometallurg-y  Milling  Complete Coal  Mining  Complete Civil Engineer'g  Surveying and Mapping  Bridge Engineering  Structural Engineering  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Running  Chemistry  Commercial  Drawing  Electrical  Mechanical  Steam  Marine and  Refrigeration Engineering  French,    Spanish and  Italian taught by  Phonograph  Spotted Lake and Spottod Lake No. S Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos Mining: Division of Yale District. Where located:���������North  end. Kruger Mountain.  Take Notice that 1, R. P. Brown, us agent for  Silvestor Rayburn, Free "Miners Certificate  Xo. 75Q.18-B, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  soction 37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement,  Dated this 13th day of December. A. D., l!)t;>.  The Home Newspaper  In community building the one asset  of incalculable value is the home newspaper. In whatever else it may fail,  in this one respect, of ringing true to  every local   interest,   it speaks out in  no uncertain way.  rr       ���������_   .. I    N.B.-Unauthorized publicati  Usually   the   newspaper   is   far   rn   tiaonrent will not bo paid for.  Synopsis of Coal .Mining* Regulations  f"*iOAT.i mining right* of the Dominion, it  '"' Manitoba. Saskatchewan aud Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of .British Columbia, may be leiused for a term of  tweiity-ono yours at> an annual rental of SI an  aero. Not more tluin i.'.oi'O acres wi bo leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must he made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in wliich the rights applied for  arc situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurvoyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out y the applicant  himself.  Kach application must be accompanied by  fee of ������5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for aro not available, but not other  wise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchant  able output of the mine at the rate of live cents  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable mined  and pay the royalty thereon.   I coal min  ing rights are not being operated su returns  should be furnished at Jeast once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted lo purchase whatever available surface rights may  bo considered necessary for the working of the  mine at tho rate of ������10.00 an acre  For full information application should bo  made to the Secretary of the Department of  the Interior, Ottawa, or o any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. "VV. CORY,  Deputy Minister of tlie Interior.  this advc  !) lim  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, Scranton, Pa.  Please inform me how I can gain a money-earning knowledge of the subject marked X, or named below, a.nd send me catalogue containing description  of course and letters from successful students.  Name .Address   Age Occupation Employed by.  Course Wanted (if not given above)   Remarks       .....   RALPH KENDALL, Agent  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. HILLIARD   =   Prop.  Travel by Autocall up Phone No. 12  IF A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to,  WOOD    FOR   SALEI  PflLflGE  Livery, Feed & Sale StaDles  FAINTING  PflPER-flflNGING  KflLSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE,  Hedley   Gazette  $2 per annum  Phone 12.  HEDLEY   B. C.  D.  J.   INNIS  Proprietor  Bow KeeJLauodrj  Only First Class Work  Laundry Delivered Anywhere 'I.HE HEDI.KY GAZETTE, FEB. 21.   1916  ������  K  te  H  st  ae  x  se  ae  %  Big New Stock  ���������OF���������  Boots and Shoes |  Specially Reduced  rie������  Vegetables  at Groceries,  Fruits and  ae  ae  ae  w*������*������*^WH������*n������������W'������tK'*!������e������sR������e������������s������5'������'������?**'.������?  TOWN AND DISTRICT  Keep an open date for the 29th,   the  iLeap Year Ball.  3jj       Read the ad*  Thri ty-t wo Rhode I-land Red Pullets  for sale. All laying.' Apply W.  Thomson, Keremeos.  and Bowel TronDle  -fledleu Drufl & Book Store  Hedley, J3. C  There will be service in  St.   John's  Church next Sunday at 7:80 p.m.  Game Warden Nrliislci- came in  Monday from Princeton and registered  at the Great Northern Hotel.  ���������  The Company has gotten the water-  running in the upper flume again and  are now on the alert  for rock slides.  Robert Strachan, of Merritt was a  Ivisilor in town Tuesday and yester-  Iday.  W. H. Cameron, of Keremeos, came  Iin yesterdy bring some pullets for sale.  "hey found a   ready   buyer   and   "W.  |H. will have   some   more   in the near  Ifutitre.  In Spring the storekeepers mind  lirrhtly turns to thoughts of seeds and  garden tools.  Alfalfa hay for sale, apply to R. J.  Armstrong, Chopaca, 13. C. Field furnished to feed stock in. 5-G  There will be a, big free dance on the  night of the. 17th of March. Don't let  anything interfere with your being  there.  J. Peck MacSwain left on Saturday  Ifor Princeton, to assist in the prodric-  Ition of that great metropolitan, intel  Ilectrral luminary, The Star-. We can  [now look for some real live, news in  |its numerous columns.   ���������   Mrs. C. P. Dalton left Thursday for  {the coast. On account of the depth of  Isnow there was no traffic from Prince-  Iton "West so she had to go to Spokane  land up to Vancouver. Her object  fwas to undergo an oper-atiou for appendicitis and we learn sho has come  ���������successfully through the operation  (which was performed in.St. Paul's  {Hospital.  Mr. Hislop, piano timer for- the  Ajollo Piano Co., of Vancouver, will  he in this district for a few days from  February 2Sth. Address Communications to Mrs. Kirby's Hotel, Keremeos.  Born to Mr.- and Mis. Wallace, of  Merritt, on Friday, February ISth, a  son. Mrs. Wallace is at present the  guest of Mr. and Mis. .1. Donovan of  Hedley.  W. Lonsdale left Tuesday foi Oio-  vilh*, to have some needed dental  work done. Bill will enjoy the little  outing as he has been working a number of extra shifts this strenuous winter.  ���������   The religious editor of the Enderby  Press says: "Loving. Jesus does not  seem to interfere with a lot of good  people hating their friends like .  % We Are Cutting Ice!  Getting ready for'tlie hot 81111111)01- days which  are bound to come in spite of all Jfick Frost is  doing at the present time.  WE  CUT   ICE !  x  ���������  X  ���������  In   the matter  of   QUALITY   GROCERIES  j  also, wliich we are sclliiig at Avar time prices..       9  CREELMAN. &LYALL  "STORE OF QUALITY"  V  ���������>  Duncan Donnelly appealed before a  small audience -and delivered his address. The story of his life and how  he conquered himself ought to point a  lesson to young men starting out.  Hand   a   dollar over to the Tobacco  Fund.  W. Sampsorrr was down from the  mine Monday and John Holland Yesterday. They report the nicest  weather- possible at the mine although  we of the plain have had it a little  murky down here for a few days.  Tuesday's train brought in Provincial Constable Simpson, of Greenwood.  He reports Col. Lowery's town quiet,  about the only excitement being produced by the efforts of the Colonel to  prove that the pen is mightier* than  the law.  S. G. McClelland, representing  Smith. Davidson & Wright, arrived  from Keremeos Friday afternoon and  rounded up considerable business for  his firm before leaving on the train  for Princeton Saturday morning.  Little Helen Macdonell, grand  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyall, was a,  passenger- on Tuesday's train for  Princeton. She was accompanied by  her dolly and is quite a little traveller.  We understand the family will shortly  move to Calgary to reside..  Mr.,R. B. Berks, the, hardware man  passed through Saturday enroute to  Princeton. He expressed regret at the  loss of the Siniilkanieen Hotel but said  he was informed the travelling men  were well taken care of in the two  remaining hotels and he had no doubt  Hedley would be visited by the usual  quota, of "genial  representatives."  The register at the Great Northern  Hotel contains the name of Mr. and  Mrs. W. Hamill, Tlie young couple  stole a march on their friends when  two weeks ago they left to spend the  week end atManery-'s place down the  tive.t'-. They wont to Spokone .and  when they -returned Saturday last  they were man and wife. Their many  friends atNicKel Plate and' Hedley  wish them a long and happy life.  course there will be more snow yet.'"  Oroville is dry. Greenwood has a  magit-tiate and Rossland a Mayor. So  we can sit in our letreat and hug our  little earthquake while we ''view with  complacency" our less fortunate neighbors.  There was quite extensive rock slide  near "Bull Dog" Brown's mine Tuesday after-noon, which covered the  railroad track for quite, a distance.  The section crew arose to the occasion,  however, and will have all clear by  the time Jim Hill's cheese-box "flyer"  re-arrives.  flight I  "Ed. Malm, P. McPhail, Ed. Chieholm  and W. Jones came down from the  mine the first of the week. They are  all bound for other camps. McPhail  and Chisholm will likely hit Rossland,  Ed. Malm will circle round by Spokane  and East and Jones will try out Montana. They are all good men and will  have no difficulty in hitting a'job.  Thr* dog poisoner has been getting  in his work this week. He got the  new dog that Andy Winkler bought  to work as a team mate for his fine  bull Andy. He also got Ed Ho.-saek's  dog wliich he has had for years and  was as a member of the .family, a fine  blooded dog. In a small town like this  it is a very small business to set out  poison for your neighbor's dog. It  does not- take much of a man, besides  there are children running about and  they might accidentally come in contact with the poison, setting out poison, is a serious matter-.  ���������  To do  your  part  throughout  the New Year to support  the ���������  dependants of the  brave men  who are fighting  your battles  at the front, taking your share |  of the heat and stress of the day |  The song of the robin could be  heard more frequently on onr streets  were it not for the toot of our auto  squad which is begin daily augmented  as the truth is forced home that "the  winter of our discontent has actually  become ' glorious spring." George.  Riddle was the first to "crank her up,"  Burr followed and now "everybody's  doing it."  Everything is "jake"for the Leap  Year Dance on Tuesday evening. All  week long little hand painted productions have made -their appeal to the  people of Hedley from the store windows. Bashful maids'and men and  even "Father" and "Maggie" told their  stories of welcome and preparedness.  But the young ladies themselves  have been doing real manual labor in  getting everything lined up. Above  all remember the ball will start at  exactly and promptly nine o'clock  sharp. If voir miss this you'll be  sorry. It is going fine and it is going  with a swing. Be there at the start  and you'll enjoy it to the finish.  When the   Canadian   Mining Institute meets in Ottawa at the beginning  of the month   there will be   in session  some of the most noted  and scientific  mining  men of   the Dominion.    They  will   discuss   mining   problems   from  every standpoint   and withrint   doubt  arrive at  some valuable   conclusions.  Mr. G. P. Jones, ��������� General Superintendent of the   Hedley  Gold   Mining Co.  and   the   Daly Reduction    Co.   with.  Messrs, Thos. Graham, of Victoria and  M. 13. Purcell, of   Rossland,   represent  our own province on the council.   Owing   to some    contemplated   improvements to the plant here Mr. Jones will  not   be able   to be present   but acting  with some   other   influential   mining  men will   present some   practical suggestions to the session of the Institute.  Among them will be the. recommendation   for   the   construction   of a   zinc  smelter   somewhere in this   province.  The importance of such a recommendation   should   not   be  underrated   and  with the support of Hon. Lome Gamp-  bell, Minister of Mines for B. C. ought  to be a possibility  for the near future.  The  location, of   course,'   would   be a  matter calling for deep consideration,  and is a   question    that   in   any   case  would not be decided by the Institute.  It is a.matter   of congratulation ' that  our B. C. representatives  on the council of the   Institute are  practical miners and can  approach that   body with  a suggestion of this  character, aiming  to exert every   influence for   the procuring of   this .much needed   industry  for this province.  Read all the ads.  MUSKRAT, FOXES, WOLVES, REAVEK, FISHER, WHITE  WEASEL and oilier Fur becrers collected in your section  SKIP YOUR Ft;} IS DIRECT to "SHU"eERT"Uie larqcsl  house in the World dealing exclusively in WORTH AMERICAN RAW FURS  a reliable���������responsible���������sate Fur House with an unblemished reputation existins: for "mora tlian a third of a century," a lonpr successful record of sending- Fur Shippers prompr,SATIS FACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "me g>Ij������i*crt j&I-ipptr."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Write for it-MOW���������it's FREE  AR   ^HIIRFRT   Inr   25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE.  . J3. &ST1KJ Et&SS. I, IOC. DeptC107CHICAGO,U.S.A.  Earl Brown, who is a brother to  Mrs. Frank French, died Sunday at  the. Sanrtorium at Kamloops. He is  well known in Hedley, having resided  here for some time before, leaving a  few inonths back for the Siinitoi-ium  to begin the fight-against the dreaded  consumption. The sympathy of the  community goes out to the bereaved  family.  Through a typographical error in  the account of the Patriotic Fund in  last week's Gazette, Anonymous was  made $5.00 and should have been $8.00  Paddy Murray was made $5.00. and  should have been $0.00. The cornmitee  has since added some names, Miss Ida  Tompkins $3,50, G. Lyon $5.00, E. E.  Bun- $2.50, J. Martin $1,00, and Fred  Lyon $3.00, which added tothetotnl  of $788.25 makes' $803.25.  Once again within   the year  Hedley  has been   visited I>3>- an   earth tremor-.  The seismic visitant  was preceeded by  no untoward   demonstration or condition.    It just   happened.    It made  its-  presence felt by the most indisputable  tremors, lasting several seconds.    The  miners   down   in   the   bowels   of   tho  Dickson   Incline   in the   Nickel   plate  mine were   aware of the   visitation at  identically the   same time as the store  keepers and pedestrians down in Hedley.    At first   there    were   numerous  conjectures as to   the cause, but sifted  down the consensus of opinion is that  it was a pure   and simple earthquake.  Might as well   be out of the   world as  out of   the   fashion   and the   fashion  these   days   is    Earthquakes.    Every  man in Hedley holds his head high today, havo we not had  an earthquake. ?  There are worse things.    Knslo is having a shaking and a quaking time with  measles.    Princeton      Star    devoted  more than   half of a column   in "doping" out the  weather   for the   past 14  years, and says   "up to the   middle of  OUR FUNNY BONE    i  Here's another story on Billy Sunday���������almost as numerous as Ford  jokes!  Joseph and Isaac went to hear Sunday preach, and after the service  Joseph said: "Veil, Isaac, vat you tink  of him?"  "ldidn'tlikehim."said Isaac. "Too  much hell. It vas hell, hell, hel[ all  the time. And I don't believe there is  any hell, Joseph."  "No hell," said Joseph in amazement.  "No," answered the friend.  "Veil, then, Isaac," said Joseph, "if  there is no hell, vere is   hizness gone?"  It was a beautiful evening and Ole,  who bad screwed up courage to take  Mary for a ride, was carried away by  the magic of the night.  "Mary," he asked, "will you marry  me?"  "Yes, Ole," she answered softly.  Ole lapsed into silence that at last  became painful to his fiancee.  "Ole," she said desperately, "why  don't you say something?"  "Ay tank," Ole replied, "they bane  too much said   already."- San   Fran-  February G3 inches of snow fell, but of I cisco Star. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE.   FRB.   24.1910  ������������������������������.    ���������������   '  "The Big Store  General  Merchants  Popular Keremeos Gir! Is  At  "KEREMEOS, B.C.  KEREMEOS  Mr. Sehisler, Game Warden.  spent a few 'days in town hist  ���������week.-  Miss So well spent the week  end with her sister. Mrs. Love  of Oro ville.  August Pedy left on Saturday  for Kamloops Avhere he will  train for Overseas Service.  The   marriage took   place   at  Oroville   on Friday.   .February;  18th   of  Ethel   .Janet   Bromley  only daughter  of;Mr.   and Mrs.  P.   Brorniey   of that,   place   to  William   Alexander Glenn only  son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Glenn of  lloltoii, Kansas. The bride looked   charming   in   a    travelling  dress of   blue serge  and messa-  line, with   long   coat   of   Baby  lamb cloth- with   plush   trimmings and blue . plush hat with  blue   and   black    mount.    The  happy   .couple   left   on the 7.15  train for   a   short, honeymoon  trip and will   make their home  in Helton, Kansas.  Their many Keremeos friends  join in wishing them a. Happy  journey*.through life.  Mrs. B. I). Fargo returned  from Princeton on Saturday's  train.  Carl Keeler left on Thursday  for Montana where he Avill visit  with relatives for a month.  Mrs. J. Dignah of Princeton  is spending a few days here visiting her sister Mrs. Fargo.  Mr. and Mrs. Condit of the  Horn Silver Mine .were passengers to   Oroville on   Thursday's  train  Mr. Berks traveller for Turner Beaton-was here a few days  last  week on   business for   the  jfirm.   '...--.-  Mr. Mills returned from Oroville on Saturday where he had  been having some dental work  done.  Divine Service will be conducted in the church on Sunday  Feb. 27th. Morning .service at  1.1 o'clock. Subject:���������The Being  of God. Evening service at 7."->0.  Subject:���������The Christian a light.  A hearty invitation is extended  to all.    Preacher P. G. Stewart,  Mrs. Harold Quant accompanied her father to Oroville on  Saturday night where he went  to consult a doctor.  Miss Ethel Bromley returned  to her home in Oroville last  week after spending a few days  here visiting with friends.  Tlie Annual Convention of  the B. C. Stockbreeders' Association will be held in Victoria  on March 13th and 14th. This  Association represents every  feature of the industry, from  the small intensive mixed farm  to the extensive ranch. The  live stock industry must of  necessity become of greater and  greater importance, and there  is no body in British Columbia  which is working harder to gain  this end than the B. G. Stockbreeders' Association. Ati interesting pr.ogram is being prepared, with a view to discussing  questions of vital importance  to those interested in any phase  of the live stock industry.  German   Editor on   Cavell  Murder  Editor Sellarber, of the Hudson.  South Dakota, Huil.Minite. is a German who is thoroughly disgusted with  the actions of his countrymen. Here  is what he says anetit the.Cavell nnii-  (lor: .''..-.' ,",    .'."���������������������������  ���������  "What is there to be said of a piece  of uncalled fur barbarism like thai?  Don't you think that it makes tne  ashamed of my German birth when to  their distorted military minds such  outrageous- -things.are deemed necessary ? And don't you know the good  people of Germany deplore the act as-  much as I, but what caii they do with  tlie iron hand at their thio'ats and a  war mad Kaiser prodding theiir -on ?  "Miss Cavell 'nursed German soldiers  as. well as Belgians and English/and  performed her duties as-head nurse in  the hospital**, iihpai lially. Why did  not the stein Germans, depose her-and  send her about her business when they  took Bru-sels? Why did they not  have charity enough to send her out of  thecountry, or even', place hev in a  pi rson instead of living .���������i.W'unaii on a  comparatively ti ivi.-il charge like that,  at five, in the afternoon and shooting  her like a dog at two- in the morning?  It is .something no one can condone  and I dem'tsee how the Germans, with  all their love of fatherland, can, away  down in their hearts, sanction any  such action, or expect to win the great  struggle they are engaged in by such  outrages.  "I hale to think about it, much lo.--s  talk about it, and it makes me ashamed of my people, over there who havo  gone war mad, and whose sense of  1 ight and wrong is strangely terribly  distoi ti'd. Had Miss Cavell been a  German and had done such things she  would have been a heroine. Because  !-he was English she was shot like a  mad dug. How long will the Germans,  who consider themselves the most enlightened people on'.earth, stand for  such iron rule? Why don't they ditch  that war mad Kaiser of theirs aiid  take the rein.> of government into  their own hands.?"  s  WATCH SHIS SPACE  SOMETHING   DOING  Hkdley Methodist Church  PRANK STANTON, B. A..  Minister  Services will be held the Second and  Fourth Sundays of the   month  at 7.SO p. m.  Mrs. F. B. Gibson met with a  very painful accident last week,  while washing. A pan of boiling water upset, scalding her  foot x'evy badly.  Quite a number of Keremeos-  ites attended the social held at  the home of Mr. and Mrs Crooker at Similkameen on Friday  night. All report having a jolly time.  The Similkameen Women's  Institute has donated ��������� to Belgian Relief Fund $100; 1 bale of  clothing; Patriotic Fund $25;  maintaining bed for 1 year in  Cliveden Hospital, $25. British  Columbia Base Hospital, $100;  50 surgical y sheets, Red Gross;  60 pints of jam for wounded  soldiers.  The   Annual   Convention   of  the Farmers' Institutes of British   Columbia   will be   held . in  Victoria   from   Wednesday   to  Friday,   March 8th to   10th.    A  large   number   of    resolutions  have been submitted by various  Institutes  throughout   the province,   and the   merits ol:'  each  will be discussed in detail.   This  Convention willconline itself to  business    matters     principally.  Prof.   Wesbrook,   of tho   B. C.  University,   and Dean   Klinck.  Dean   of   Agriculture     of   the  same   institution,  will   address  the delegates, as well as a number of   other men  prominently  identified with   the agricultural  interests       of    the     province.  Amongst the latter will be Prof.  W.   T.    McDonald,     Provincial  Live Stock   Commissioner,   and  H. O. English, Soil and Crop Instructor.    Premier   Bowser and  Hon. A. C. Flurnerfelt, Minister  of   Finance   and     Agriculture,  will be   accorded   a   prominent  place on the program,  ���������KEREME0S-PENT1CT0N-'  ROYALMAIL STAGE  1  Auto Leaves  on   arr'eal. of 0.30   3  and 4 o clock trains.  Baggage arranged for.  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO     STAGE  Cars Call at all Hotels  .We-Want Your Dectrical Work.  Fixtures and Supplies    the   aryis-Electric Co.,  Limited  General Electrical Contractors  ;*>70 Richards Street, Vancouver,   IJ. C  WRITE FOR NSTIMATliS  Where Are  Your Interests  "l" Are they in this community ?  11 Are they among the  people with whom you  associate*?  IF Are   they    with    the  neighbors   and   friends,  with whom you do busi-  business *?���������  If so, you want'co"know what is hap  peuing in this community. You want  lo know the goings and comings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every i.ssue. It is printed for  that pur-pose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Ts your name on our subscription li.sts? If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it is put  there.    To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  SING LEE  Laundry,    Contracting    of   aDl  '   kinds,   Ditch  digging,   Woodi  Sawing, Clearing  lana, Cook-:!  ing  and all  kinds of Chinesef  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  EEHQHICBaCSB  JMll.HlJ.I.MWUIUil.l.1.111.-.���������^-T,  flumwww  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF-  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  Posters  TRY US ��������� WE GIVE SATISFACTION  Then Think!  Now that you have  commen-l  ced to'read this   article,   just-  keep right on to the end, and]  then you will have   absorbed!  meat of the cocoatiut.  What has this town ever done]  for yoUf.   It has fed yon, and]  clothed you, and housed you,j  and given   you   employment  and kept tlie wolf from   your'1  door for these many years.  It has done more.    It has fur-|  nished you recreation,- and en-1  joyment, and has guided you J  safely   over, many    of     the  stones that beset the pathway.!  of life.  It has praised your good  deeds and litis thrown the  mantle of charity over your  questionable ones.  It has been, and is, YOUR  HOME. But what have YOU  done for the TOWN?  You. arc-making yon money  here but where are you spending it?  Are your buying goods   from  the   local   dealer,    who   pays  and otherwise coi 1 tributes lib-1  erally to the   upkeep   of   the  community and   your   home,  or are you sending your mon- j  ey away   to   some   catalogue  house that wouldn't lend you  a five cent piece to stive your,  soul from purgatory?  And now you   have   reached:  the point where we want you j  to stop and think, and   think  hard, and to a   sane,   sensible*!  and patriotic purpose

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