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Array be IHedlev  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. I.  No. ;V2.  HEDLEY:, B.C., THURSDAY, JAN. 11, 1906.  .$2.00, in Advance.  Methodist Ghurch.  IIkdlkv. H. (.'.  Sunday School at 3 o'clock.  |Evoning Service at 7:30 o'clock.  Everybody welcome.    ,.  L. THOMAS. I'astok.  JHARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and    Provincial.  Land Surveyor.'  )rders may be left at Gazette office.  Masonic Institution.  IEDLEY,  B. G.  H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.-  SOLICITOK, CONVEYANCE]*,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  A.   LOGAN   &   CO.  (Sucscssors to Miller Hros.)  IWATCHMAKERS and  JEWELERS  Repairing a Specialty.  "Work G uimuitccd.  IMIDWAY and GREENWOOD,   B. C.  |Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and   l  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        B. C.  [Estimates Furnished on any Elec-  Itrical Project for Power or Light  HflWRlGHT  BOOT &  SHOE  MAKER  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B.C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:-  | Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:-  MINESand  ���������������  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY. B. C.  Free Masonary in Hedley advanced  another step last week, when R. \Y.  Bro. Bume of Kelowna, empowered  by the Grand Master's representative  in this district, visited Hedley on  Thursday, January -tth, and, after  delivering to the local .lodge a. dispensation empowering them to ply the  ancient and honorable craft, instituted  the lodge in due awLancicnt form and  placed the officers in their respective  positions.  It was in March, 1905, that the Free  Masons- resident in Hedley first met  informally to take steps for the organization of a new lodge by asking permission of the Grand Lodge of British  Columbia. They have met the various  requirements of the Grand Lodge and  advancing step by step have now been  accorded the privilege of entering upon  the last or probationary stage of working under dispensation until such time  as they may be granted full standing  among the lodges belonging to the  jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of  British Columbia.  The first draft of officers made when  dispensation was first applied for was  as follows :  W. M.���������A. Megraw, P  S. W.���������Arthur Clare.  .T. W.���������Finlay Fraser.  Sec.���������A. II. Brown.  Treas.���������J. D. Brass, lJ  S. D.���������R. G. Shier.  J. D.���������H. H. Messenger.  S.���������J. K. Eraser.  S.���������A. Stewart.   .  G.���������\V. H. Smith.  ���������Alfred S. Shaw.  The removal of several members has  necessitated changes and given to  many of the officers acting rank. It-  is not often that a lodge suffers so  heavily by removal so, early in its  career, and one of the removals to be  specially regretted was that of Rev.  E. P. Flewelling, who, as a former  Grand Lodge officer in the Grand  Lodge of British Columbia, was a  tower of strength to the new lodge in  Hedley; for both by precept and example his influence was most wholesome to younger members of the craft  who saw in him those qualities which  the true Mason is expected to possess.  After the institution .proceedings an  address, which took the form of advice  to the new lodge, was delivered by  R. W. Bro. Burne and was well received by the members.  Refreshments of tea, coffee and  sandwiches were served in the anteroom and a little informal banquet  was held, when the usual Masonic  toasts were honored.'  ORDERS ISSUED  JO HUSTLE  Contractors  on  V. V.   & E.  Construction Told to Get  a Move On.  UP AROUND THE WORKS.  Improvements Constantly Going Forward  ���������December 'Tonnage   the   Largest  Since  the   Mill   Started ��������� The  Fight with the  Elements  Goes Bravely On.  TEAINS Iff OflOVIlLE BY EP OF MAY  Progress of Work Between Midway and  Oroville���������Work Well Advanced on  Myers; Creek���������Camps About Molson  Busy���������To Build Greenwood Branch  In Spring.  the  being  M.  M.  S.  J.  I.  T.  RUNAWAY ACCIDENT.  Jack Neill has His Shoulder Dislocated by  Being Thrown from Sleigh.  On Saturday last J. Neill, who owns  a ranch across the river from the Hedley Lumber Company's saw mill, met  with an accident in which his shoulder  was dislocated, by being thrown from  a rig. He had hitched up a horse that  had never been remarkable for its  amiability, and intended to draw water  from the river on a light sleigh. The  brute became unmanagahle and ran  away with him, with the result that  when he was thrown from the rig he  received a very severe fall, and, although badly shaken up, he sustained  no further injury than the dislocation  of the shoulder.  " While work on the grades in  Lower Siniilkaineen was not  rushed during the month of December as fast as on-lookers would  like to see, there is evidence that a  change is taking place and that things  will move faster from this on. During  the fall the whole cry was scarcity of  men, but for two or three weeks in  December plenty of men were offering  who couldn't get work, and the whole,  situation might almost be described  as that of "marking time", which is  not to be recommended as the best  method to cover much ground.'  Last week, however, saw some improvement, work being stinted in several new places on this side of the  line and particularly at Keremeos,  wliere a steam shovel is expected  very shortly, a supply of fuel being  provided for its use.  Farther east the progress seems to  be. satisfactory and no effort is being  spared to rush the grade and get  everything in shape for the steel.  It is the intention to start the track-  laying machine out from'-Midway., on  May first; This track-layer, with a  speed of three miles per day, would  cover,the distance to Oroville in about  twenty days, and as the time for completion of the large tunnel near the  Nighthawk is placed at the beginning  of June, it is a mild estimate to place  the arrival at Kereineos for the first-  week in August.  The Chesaw News, in telling of the  progress of the work in that vicinity,  says: "Engineer Turrell, in charge of  the railroad work at Molson, has received instructions from headquarters  to have the contractors working under  him to rush the railroad work with all  possible dispatch during the remainder  of the winter. The instructions were  accompanied   by   the   announcement  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  ������jeeeeee*ese*e������������**s������e������e������e������%t:  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ''"T-\  Hi  Hi  Hi  >*  \Hi  ft  life  I*  I*  \Hi  \Hi  IHi  I*  \%  MRS. G. B. LYON  Has a Full Line of  BOOTS  ��������� '   -���������- and _���������=  SHOES  HEDLEY,   B.   C.  L. W. Shatford M. P. P. came over  from Hedley on the oth, and left on  the 7th for Victoria.  Mrs. R. Travis and family, of  White Lake, returned on Saturday to  Fairview. They will remain here for  the balanV'*. r'f->-the waiter in order that  the children may attend school.  Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Prather have the  sympathy of the district owing to the  sickness of their youngest daughter  Pearl, succeeding the recent severe  breavenient in the loss of their son.  Dr. White has been most assiduous in  his attention to the case.  A small dance was held on Saturday  evening which was enjoyed by all.  D. M. McDougall came in on Saturday, returning on Sunday with Mr.  Shatford.  that the work of laying rails from  Midway would be commenced on May  first.  Although little is being said of the  various Great Northern construction  camps the work is going steadily on  and a very prominent showing is being  made. In the Chew, Burns ������fc Jordan  and Porter Bros.' camps���������the nearest  to Chesaw���������new grades, cuts, "fills"  and trestles are marking the line of the  new road, and in fact is beginning to  resemble a railroad New men are  being added daily and the lack of  laborers is not quite so serious a question as it was a few weeks ago.  To the northwest of here in the  camps near Molson the contractors  are pounding away with dagos and  giant powder plenty. In that part of  the line the use. "of vast quantities of  powder is necessary, 1(X) can shots  being touched off in the A. V. McDonald Camp No. 3. The Great Northern  is now in the field tor good and from  all appearances intends to hustle the  line to the coast. Contracts have been  let for construction work to bo carried  on eastward from the western end of  the line, a force of several hundred  men now being at work in the vicinity  of Cloverdale, working this way. In  the Siinilkameen about 300 teams are  at work.  It is also reported that work will  commence early in the spring on the  branch between Midway and Greenwood.  Mrs. L. W. Shatford and Miss  Stewart went out on Monday mornings stage. They were to meet Mr.  Shatford at- Penticton and go out on  Tuesday's boat en route for the coast,  which would just give hirn time to  reach Victoria for the opening of the j tronbles h:ts-bpen rendered less harm-  House to-day. Miss Stewart goes oast j fill. So f- r theiv has not been much  to her home at Lacombe, Alberta. I freezing in tiie flume itself;   but of  In addition to the regular work of  mining and milling which has gone on  without interruption, with a. gradually  increasing tonnage,- the 'work of improving the plant has not been allowed to drop behind, and as week after  week passes by,' a\building disappears  here and another rises elsewhere to fit  into a general scheme of re-arrangement, with a view to making the plant  capable of more economical production,  while hillocks lose their heads and hollows are'filled up to provide level yard  room' and trackage.  -  The slowness with which freight and  supplies move is a never-ending source  of annoyance to the manager who is  kept waiting the arrival of machinery  and supplies, long beyond the date  which he had counted on receiving  them.  The old assay office has disappeared  and the work will now be done in the  stone building south and. east of the  office New furnaces have been put in  and a laboratory crusher of the Gates  pattern will be installed and driven by  a 5 h. p. electric motor, so as to permit of the speedy pulping of large, samples-- Cement floors are being put in;  a fair-sized laboratory occupying the  north east corner of the building. The  pulp balance is housed in a small room  off the furnace room, and the bead  balances in the north west corner,  Avhere in addition to the balances now  in use a new high grade Ainsworth  balance is being added.  In the north end of the mill, to the  north of the precipitation boxes a complete transformation has been made,  cement floors being put in, a large  vault installed, and the necessary furnaces for the 'metallurgical processes.  These embrace two smelting furnaces  andsone muffle furnace besides the  roasting and retorting, the latter being most conveniently arranged for  expeditious work as well as to minimize any danger to the operator from  salivation.  Underneath the vanner floor the concentrates are now being sacked up for  shipment," and here also hydraulic  classifiers will soon be installed, part  of the equipment for which is now being made in the machine shop. Itis  hoped that by re-sizing the pulp for  the various tanks the process of leaching will be quicker and more thorough.  A re-arrangement of the main five  inch feed pipe for the gold tanks by  which they are now fastened tight to  the beams instead of being suspended  from rods has also taken a great deal  of vibration out of the building, by  acting as a brace.  The machine shop and carpenter  shop are each awaiting the machinery  which they are to,contain, and a coal  and coke bin is being constructed to  the west of the machine shop, the top  being on the same level as the track  around the machine shop to facilitate  filling from the freight wagons.  The ware house is now stocked with  a fine supply of machine and pipe fittings of various kinds and other supplies required on the works, and all is  arranged in apple pie order so that  not a moment's delay need occur when  anything is wanted to repair a -break  or equip nt'M- work.  At the power house the fight with  the elements which has been going on  for several weeks past and which will  be waged for the next two months  with increased vigor from week to  week as the cold operates in shortening up the water supply, is at once  evident. Had no precautions been  taken to bring up reinforcements,  Twenty-mile would have succumbed  to the struggle several weeks ago, and  instead of forty stamps dropping continuously day and night, possibly not  more than ten would now be in operation. A powerful pump has been installed at Twenty-mile Lake, which  Mr. Lamb says is virtually supplying  about all the water that is coming  down the flume. Precautions, too,  have been taken to protect the valves  at the head of the penstocks and thus  a very prolific source of last winter's  this it is too early to boast, for there  has been no cold .this winter lower  than 8 degrees above zero and that for  only a day or so at a time. The main  hope, however, when the final struggle,  conies, is the fprce of the auxiliary  steam plant, which is already put into  requisition and the effectiveness of  which will depend upon the wood  supply obtainable. The amount of  water coming down the main penstock  to' the power-house is insufficient to  keep the large compressor moving at  the requisite speed, and when it slows  up they turn - the steam on to the  steam compressor, lately placed in  position in the power-house, and shut  off tlie water to allow it to back up  and gain head in- the penstock, and  when the water gauge shows the.  desired pressure the'steam is shut off  and the water turned on again, and  thus the fight goes on. Meanwhile  the teams are hustling in the wood as  quickly as they can, but at present  seem barely able to keep ahead of the  boilers. The hteain compressor at the  mine is also in commission and* thus.a  good working pressure? is kept on the  air pipes, Avhile,the whole forty stamps  are,dropping continuously in the mill.  The Southern Okanagan Land Company's  Programme.  W.'T. Shatford, of Penticton,  came  up   on   Thursday's  boat,  returning  south the following day.    Speaking of  his   trip   to   California   recently,"   he  states that the United States government is taking up the question of irrigation, and'doing a great deal towards  reclaiming arid lands.    The irrigation  problem in  the south,   however,  does  not shed much light upon the question  as  it concerns  the Okanagan, :>.s the  conditions  are   very   different,   level  plain-like   valleys   instead   of   rolling  bench-lands, while the  great scarcity  of   water renders  necessary extraordinary   precautions   to   preserve   the  moisture from seepage''and'evaporation.  There is a great boom on now in  California,  a large number of people  from the east continually arriving to  locate there.    The  climate,  however,  does not compare  with   that of the  Okanagan.   Mr.  Shatford states that  the Southern Okanagan Land Co, has  hardly yet begun its campaign of advertising,   the   sales   so   far   effected  having  been   brought" about   without  any 'very positive effort on -their, part.  Now,    however,   that   the   irrigation  plans and survey work are well under  way, they will begin to adopt .'more  active measures.���������Vernon News.  AFTER THE BALL IS OVER  The Gazette regrets several important omissions and inaccuracies in the  report of the hospital ball. Next year  the reporter will try and have the  floor manager compel the guests to  line upas they do in lacrosse, and  then there will be less danger of missing any,  Where there is danger  of having a  joke told on you it is better to head it  off by telling it  yourself.      While on  the way to the Boundary a little over  a month ago, the editor had  the misfortune to part company with his grip  at Keremeos. and had to  start  on   to  Oroville without it.     A fellow passenger on the rig bound for Oroville, was  a lady who was going to a Thanksgiving ball at Loom is and  whose  enjoyment of a good joke caused her to poke  fun at the editor's  misfortune on  the  grip question.' She   maintained   that  under   the circumstances, she   would  have to keep a. close watch on the editor to see that he didn't break into her  valise (turkey, she called it) and steal  her ball dress for a nightshirt, and she  was ably assisted by another passenger���������a professional gentleman���������in the  job of poking fun at the editor.     Now  it so happened that on reaching Oroville,   while the lady  obtained snug  quarters with a lady friend, the doctor  .and the editor went on  to  the hotel,  where, being unable to obtain  rooms  they were sent aloft to a cold cheerless "ram pasture."     Fancy the figure  which the editor would have cut in  such a place if arrayed   in   that  ball  dress.   The low neck would assuredly  have let him in  for a   bad   attack   of  bronchitis,   and what a time he would  have, had to keep all his ten 'toes from  getting tangled up in  the meshes of  Russian net! THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. JANl'AKV Jl, 19CN5.  Cbc Ibedlcjf 3azctte  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ;.i-'������l 'in Thurs(la.\'s.'b'.v the Hkih.kv Ga/.kttk  PlflNTINU  AMI I'l'III.ISEIINO COMPANY,  Lr.\UTi:n.   in Hedley.  H. ('.  Subscriptions in Advance  I'd' Vein' ;,... ,.  .! $2.6(1  Six -Allmtlis........ ,..  '  ..   l.(K)  Advertising Rates  iVIoasiircineni:. 12 lines.to the inch.  Land Notices   (V-t-l iCt-ii'tesof improvement etc.,  ���������87.(Jtl I'm- on-day, mil ices, and Sa.00 for 30-<lay  notices.                                         .���������'.���������'  Transient Advertisements not exceeding one  inch,. ������1.00 for one insertion, -J������ cents for  each subsequent) insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for lirst/ insertion, and 5  .cents per line,for eiic-h subscqiiont insertion.  Transients' payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month,  SI.2.'i; over 1 inch and up to i inches, $1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  Inking larger space than four inches, oh,  application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, bused on sisse of 'spuec and length  ,  of time.  Advertisements will be changed onee every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For ehaages oftcnci- than onccu month  the, price of composition will bo charged at  regular rates.       '  . Changes for contract, advertisements should  be .in the oflieo by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A   MEGRAW,  Managing Editor.  this railway policy 'talk is bo-1  coming not only stale but silly, i  The present session is likely to I  be a busy one ii'ora.'i railway  point of view, judging lVoin llio  notices given of charters being  sought. A very good policy to  adopt won Id be that of granting  every .charter asked tor. wherever there is reasonable assur--  a nee that the concern is genuine  and lias some capital behind it  to perform-what/ they are asking permission to perform. As  for paying ou^ anymore money  in aid of ..railways, or' giving  away any more land, only very  exceptional circumstances could  justify it.  NOTICE  AN AWFUL   ACCIDENT.  c-  George Alexine Gets his Foot Caught in  Stirrup���������Dragged for 18 Hours.  I KTOTK'K IS JIKRKBY UIVKX   Unit an up,-1  I1'    plication will be made-to the  Legislative,  ! Assembly of the Pun in< e ot British Columbia,  .it its newt session,  for an  .\ct to incoi-|)orate a .  I Company  with  power   to  acquire,   purchase,!  I construct and operate the-'iii'idei-takings of the.)  Vancouver & Const-ICootenny Railway Com- i  puny:   the Alhcrni & Cowielinn Railway Corn->  I-jinny; the Kumlonps& A tlin R-Mway Company, j  and the Midway & Vernon i-.uilway Company: ;  and to acquire all the rights,  powers and privi- i  legos of the said Companies; and with power to  exercise ail the powers contained in the Acts of  Incorporation of the said Companies; and with '  power to acquire,'- purchase, construct and op- ���������-  crate the undertakings of any other Railway-  Company or Companies;  and  with power to j  subse'ribo for and  purchase the stock, bonds, ]  debentures or other securities of any ltailway j  Company: and to exchange the stock or other i  bonds,  debentures or other securities of the '  Company to  be incorporated for the shares, j  stock, debentures, bonds or other securities of j  any other Railway Company ;  and with power,  to increase the capital of the Company to be  incorporated; and with power to issucshares as  fully paid up:  and to borrow 'money on the  Company's assets by any form of security : and  with power to promote .any Railway Company  or Companies,  or  to amalgamate  with  any  Company or Companies; ana with all the other  and necessary nowors conducive to the carrying out of the Company's undertaking.  ���������"Hated at 'Victoria; B.C., Nov. 22nd, 1903.  ���������"ROBERTSON & ROBKRT.SOX,  ���������Ifi-ti Solicitors for the Applicants.  qoeococccooocoocooooscoaoocosco  BANK OF  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Capital-$4,866,660.  ITKAI) Ol-'KICK IN CANADA.  STIKKMAX, donci-nl Manager ���������:; ;���������  Reserve-: $2,043,997.  -        MOXTRICAI.  J.:WL:\ISLY, Supf. of ..Branches'  BANKING .BY.MAIL -Accounts  of  parties' living  at a   distance   receive our  ,   special attention. Deposits enn be made through the inail. and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any time.     A (Jeneral.Banking Business Transacted.    Drafts issued, payable sit all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,     -     L. Q. flacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  wcoococooooooaGoccocosoccoeoooocoo  iMist-i'iuar.  .......  2nd.  Full Moon  10th.  M'flii  Last qunr.  17th.  Xcw  JANUARY  Moon  24th.  1908  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Tim. Frk Sat.  I-1  21  2S  '->���������>  2!)  il  Hi  m.  10  ���������3.1  i;  0  (i  1  ���������12  13  ������  i������  20  .j  2G  27  An awful accident' occurred n't' hi-1  cameop, an Indian-''.settlement iiear j  Fairview on G'liris'tinns eve. 'This. par-  tieulai'.s are .-.s follows: Alexine, a-niid-  dle-aged man, left his home at niiH'j.iO'  clock iii the niot-ning and startedf'(u-  Incaiheep, distant about eight miles.  He arrived at a friend's house about  noon and ate dinner. At 1 o'clock lie  got on his horse and started down the  road presumably to visit other friends."  This was the last seen of the man alive.  At the investigation; it was learned  that his saddle turned and his foot became  fastened    in    the stirrup.    The  NOTICE.  There is a split in .the Liberal  ranks on the coast with reference to filling the Cabinet vacancy. Now that there seems to  be a better prospect for British  Columbia obtaining representation in the Cabinet, the Vancouver Liberals are urging the  a ].)}) o i h t m e n t of McPherson.  The general sense of j u s t i c e  throughout the Province on  both sides of politics will agree,  however, that the honor be-'  longs properly to Senator Templeman   who was for years   the  foremost exponent  ox  Liberal- : ,  ���������     ,1 ��������� , ,.        ��������� wagon road  ism in the  province  at  a  time;  when Liberalism was very un-  popular, even if he has swallowed more than the half of it since  in common with his leader and  so many others. In point- of ability, too, Senator Temploman is  an abler man than McPherson,  and is a man who carries decidedly more   weight.     So  far  as  horse, started for home,  dragging  tlu  unfortunate over a rough country. N<  body saw the accident, but from traces  of blood on the. snow," which scarcely  covers the ground, it appears that the  j horse,   after  following   the;   road   for  ; three miles   took   to the   mountains  i and wandered around.all night, 'drag-  i giiig     the.     victim.    A   papoose,   on  ; Christinas morn while going to church  ' about 10 o'clock saw  the animal  running along a. fence, shying   and .kicking..   He followed- the horse,   and  on  TVJOTICK ISUKRKBV GIVKX- that an ap-  ���������'���������,' plication will, be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British Columbia  at its next Session, for an Act extending the  time within which the Vancouver & Coast-  Kootena.v Bail way Company has to complete  its line of railway, and empowering the said  Railway Company:to build from some point on  its line of railway to Kamloops, in the Province  of British Columbia.  Dated at Victoria. B.C.. Nov. 22nd, 1!W,j.  ; ROBERTSON' & ROBERTSON".  Xi'.i .Solicitors for the Applicants.  PATRONIZE  YOUR   HOME   MILLS  Ask your grocer for  1  NOTICE.  !��������� orXTV DAYS afterdate 1 intend to appl.  1- ,. v_?   (.),c C'liicf: Commissioner of Lands & Works  Moffet's Best  IL-UMWWW  and help us to help  British Columbia  by employing more men in our mills.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO., Ltd.  ENDERBY  AND  VERNON, B. C.  ! for permission to purchase forty (40). acres of  ���������land, situated in Vale Division of Vale District,  j and commencing-at a post marked P. 1!., X. W.  1 cornel-, audjoining Krcd l-'rombd's pre-emption.  ! Following his southerly line -JO chains easterly,  ;thence 2U chains,southerly, thence .">U chains  i westerly, thence .MO chains northerly, thence 10  , <:hains easterly, thence 10 'chains southerly to  j poiut.of commencenient. containing ID acres,  , more or le--.  i PIUULKY  BUSSICLD.  (Jranile < 'reek. -Nov. 1st, 1!!0.">. Hi-!)  NOTICE.  'catching up saw the  bodv  ol" a  man i '  1 -i,      '     ,.Vi,t   tr"'i" '    ni .    T IHCRKBY CilVKXOTICK that, 1)0 days from  liornblymutilated. He hurridly   went'I   the date hereof,  I  intend to apply to the  to a ranch near bv and got help. Thev | C'hief Commissioner of Laiu1^ & Works for por-  ��������� , "     mission  to purchase .SO acre.-, -f ranye land, as  cornered the horse and  cut  the  cinch i follows:   t.'ommeneinsat the X. K. corner of  1      ..     ��������� ' ;i ''��������� -I'M. G.I. thence .south 20 chains, thence east  "'ose' l     12(1 chains, thence north !0 chains, thence west  ! alotifr south boundary of Lot .">0!)2, G. 1, 20 chains  more or less,  thence south   20 Chains to  point of commencement. ���������  Kilpoola Lake, Xov. loth, 1900.  T. LACiKV.  +1-!) R. H. -Pakk-ixson. Agent  NOTICE.  The unfortunate was so hadly broken  up that- he was scarcely   recognizable.  His clothes were torn   from   his  body  and all that remained  on   him   was  a  pair of shoes. One half his head was  1 ground oil' from being dragged over  J rocks  and frozen  ground, and   all .his  flesli was torn away from his bones..-    i    The deceased kept a. stopping-house j MOTICK IS HKRKBY  OIVKN  that sixty  ,     .   ., ,.        ,,. ir   t-- '   ' days afterdate i will apply to the Honor-  and stable   on the    (amp   JMcKmiicy i ,-iblc the  Chief tNimmissi.iner of  Land;  Mi,.   n-i~lv   Fi-ourlii In..- i Works for permission to purchase 320 acres-of  rnt    < a..n    ti.cignung j ]ilIuL I1|(���������.c w. j^,^ in tne similkameen Division  tho ! of Yale District, situated as follows:  ,"..-, .., . i   /.'       ' I - Coinniencinguta post ut the northwest cor-  best riders   in   the   country  and   tor a j net-of Win! Arnott's prc-cmptioii Xo. -17CS. run- ;  b>nfr i-i������i-iiiii f-n-cd I'm- flu. 1-n-o-c   lnnwli i >u'������S' thence south SO chains, thence west   10 j  longpcuod (.ana 101  Hie  I.llgt    linntli   (;luims. thence north along the  Indian Reserve  line SO chains, thence east 10 chains to  point of  ��������� cominenceincnt.  ! JOHN* CbAllK FIXDLAY  j pei-.IAS. lUTCiITlE     -  I Summerlanri   B. C. Agent for applicant'  !    Dec. 13th. lii'0.") no-!)  in  days.    He was considered  one  of  lit  le  of thorough-bred horses owned  by tin.  late Judge Haynes of Osoyoos.  NOTICE.  this portion of the  province  is j c  ���������VTOTIC1-: IS HKRKBY GIVKX that 00 days '  ���������*���������*    afterdate I intend to apply to the Chier i  NOTICE.  I.) i.roin the first, which  cannot be said of Mr. McPherson, who in the early stages i  was really opposed, and who j  only swung oA--er when he saw j  that public sentiment was going j  friend I-*- ���������  .lOr-IX QIMGLEY.  I    ��������� Per K.'.H. l'.\uicrxsox. Agent  1 Kiiirvicw. B. (.'.- Jan. :11th. 11)00. S2-!)  in   that direction,  when   the   fight  was  Pherson made lots of  Of  course  iti  ,..   \f,.   j sembly of the Province of British Columbia, at  0\ t I     .11C- 1 jfK next se.-Kinn.  for an   Act to incorpoi-ute d  noise and ���������    <"'1;l"-v   w'th   power   to   construct,   equip,  , ��������� ������������������   1 'r,   ,   ^ '! mainUiin and operate a line or lines of railway  announced   .publicly    "HctSY  "WO | of standard or other gauge, with any kind of  of Yulo Disli-ict. situated as follows :  Cotmnencins' tt a, postal; the northwest corner of Wm. Arnott's pre-emption Xo. (70S, running thence east to   Dog   Lake,   thence  north  along the shore of Dog Lake to southeast corner of Wm.   Simpson's pre-emption   Xo.   II.r>2.  t thence  west to  Indian   Reserve line,   thence  j south along-  Indian  Reserve line to opposite  : point of commencement, thence east to point j  VTOTICIC IS IIKRKBYGIVICX that applica-i ������f t0"ll,;llcc"^[.  ���������^    lion will be made to the Legislative As- I . lJI������" ^"-N RirCJIJL    ' Summerlaiu!. B. C.   )(     ,-:er .IAS. RITCIII1-  NOTICE.  Dec. 13th IIKVi  :W>  killed the i>ear.'* but all  same the public will still be inclined to give the credit to the  Betsy over in Victoria. Now  Mr   Mcpherson's   friends   think  H-w������ i "lotor power for the conveyance of passengers  1 DC ��������� and freight, from some point at or near Osoyoos  nn'the International Boundary, running in a  northerly direction along or near Lake okanagan to a point at. or iiearTCnderby. thence in a  westerly direction to a point at or near Kamloops. thence in a northerly direction following  the course of the Xorth Thomson river, thence  by the most feasible route  to Quesnclle anil  N O T I C E  SIXTY ')/  the II ���������������������������:.  Works ���������'{>>��������� ���������������������������  111011111.-1!"   '  Dlvisli  t   ,. ,        ,,, , . .    ny tin- most tcasiDle route to (jticsncJii: and    Divisn: ���������  tliai. senator .! enipleiliail WOllld 1 l-'ort Oeorge-. Also from a point at or near I pus'.-in-  Ars -il! '-i'l-lii- [',%.��������� f L.i-f rm.,���������.���������n��������� ! lOnderby inn northerly direction to a point at, or I s<iiit'i "!i  (lO.lIt  xl^JU. fOI    ijieist-ViOVei HOI', ;,���������,.,,. siranioiis along the course of the Spall- : north' ���������'.  <  evidently because Mr. McPherson does. Lieut-fiovcrnor McPherson wouldn't, sound too bad  itself, but then there is no retiring allowance attached as in the  case of a Cabinet Minister.  Mr. McPherson wasn't working for his health when he supported the sessional indemnity  measure.  The Vancouver World keeps  harping on the matter of a, provincial railway policy. Last year  this policy was taken to mean  the building of a Coast-Kooten-  ay railway and the granting,  or otherwise, of a land grant or  other assistance to the Grand  Trunk' Pacific. Now that the  Coast-Kootenay Railway is becoming an assured fact without  any outlay from the province,  and Mr. Morse is not ever as  likely to o*litain the assistance  sotiii-ht, as he was  last  session,  1 iimclieen river; Also from a point at or near j uI'<-.r; "  K.-imloops in a southerly direction to a pointat,     [j.,,,. ; .-..  I or near Qiiilelionn, thence in a southerly direc- j  I lion  by a feasible route to u point at or near |  Pi-iiK-eton : Also from a point at or near Qui!- j       ;V'-:-  cliena  <'reek   in   a.  northerly direction along |  Xicola   Lake  to  upper   Xieoln   river:   thence '    northeasterly along the upper Xicola river to a j  pointat or near Salmon  river,  following I lie | '*  course of that river to a pointat or near Salmon ]  Arm, all in the Province of British  Columbia.  And with  power to construct, operate and I QIXTV  D\Y:  maintain   all   necessary   bridges,  roads,  ways j >->  'apply to" (.'  and  ferries,  and  to build, iieriuire.  own   audi Lands ���������><<{'. Wo.'.  maintain  wharves   and   docks   in   connection   ���������_'!().������������������<���������)���������'���������; "f u.; .;:  therewith, and to build, acquire, own. euuip. I iYiu-ol 'tin- !'i -ul 'h-  and  maintain   steam   and  other   vessels aiid I a-..1 po::t a::-;-' - !  boats, and to opeuite the same on any  uavig- | pi'i.sl.'rii'.-ii'ii'iif- !0<  able waters; and with jiower to build,  eqm'ij'': s,,inii, tiience ��������� d ,  operate and maintain telegra|ih and telephone i ni.r;'.'i! .'!...; .  "���������"  lines in eoniicction with the said railway and ] ihji-i !.';.������������������'-,���������..'���������,'���������.������������������!'  branches, and to transmit messages for com-j     |>; ....i i���������,���������<���������.-.':..,!,  niercial purposes, and to charge tolls therefor, j  ii,nd to generate electricity for the supply of .     ,,  light, heat and power; and with power to'ex-| Sit.:"'. -:.;.-i 1;  propriate lands for Ihe purposes of the Com- | ���������; 0  pa.ny, and to nerpu're lands, money bonuses,  privileges or other aids from any Uovcrmncrit.  municipal corporation, or other person-; or  bodies, and to levy and collect tolls from all  persons using. a,nd 011 all freight passing over  any of such roads, railways, ferries, wharves  and vessels built by the Company; and v/it!;  power to connect with and make trafiic. or  other arrangements with railway, stcuuiho.i.t.  or other companies; and to exercise ,-utcli  powers as are granted by Parts IV. and V. of  the "Wiiter Clauses Consolidation Act"; and  for all other necessary or incidental right",  powers and privileges in that behalf.  'Dated the 5th day of January, A. D. l!)0(i.  '��������� ! intend to apply to  'iss'iMier of Lands and  erchase 1(10 acres of  u  Ihe  Similkameen j  ' 'vmiuencing at a  .'.. V��������� corner, thence-  ���������-���������������������������I "a chains,   thence  .:-! 20 chains  to  point  m". .'.iiber, woo  I. SHAW  f. .���������!���������;. SHAW  TICE.  .'. ��������� ViCIt DATK, I intend to  i! Ch'ef Commissioner of  ��������� .eruiissiou to purchase  - ���������'; o'.'l situated 011 the west  . : ileservation: Commencing  ���������'. < ���������:<��������� McKay's X. XV. corner  runs east, thence HO chains  1.1-''is west, thence 10 chains  ...Mils west, thence 10 chains  ���������.���������i.r.ineneement.  .���������ill:, lSXlo.  LKXAXD1CR   MeKAY  :ui Bi.icording District  TUPPKIt & GRIFKIN,  Solicitors for the Applicants.  1OTICE.  CiXTV :)AY.' .^KTIOil. DA'I'IO. I intend to  *-* apply v,'; t,';e II'.11. Chief Commissioner of  Irfiri'ds arid Vv'orks for permission to purchase  ������������������tl-'O:!������������������������'.������������������; of land, more or Icks, as follows:  Cornuieiicjng at a post at the southwest corner  of G-. IL Cnhill's pre-emption, thence NO chains  east, thence 00 chains couth, thence .SO chains  we,-;t, thence W chain.* north to point of commencement.  Dated t his 'livl day o Ja mury,  D.'J'  f.2-0 T..OS. BL'A   SUAW  Advertize in the GAZETTE THE HKDLEY GAZETTE JANUARY, 1], 1906.  .a  , --  Town and District.  Mr. and Mrs Fred Billings, of Vernon, left lasL week on a  trip lo Honu-!  ' lulu. ;  Harvey Tinidey arrived safelv al his  ��������� " ��������� i  home in New Brunswick and is having ,  a. good lime.  Mr. (J. A. Htoe.-s, P. L. S��������� was in1  Hedley last Friday on his way to'  Princeton. v i  t  Mrs. .Stilt, of Vancouver, arrived in j  Hedley on Thursday last to visit her I  daughter, Mrs. McEwen.  Miss Marion G. Lyall, of Winnipeg,  came in on Thursday's stage and. proceeded to Penticton ,'wliere she. will  visit her brother.  AV. V. Clark, of Glasgow, is representing a Sheffield steel firm and paid  Hedley'a visit this week.  Finley Fraser went to Princeton- on  Saturday's stage to work with H.  Swan on the new brewery building.  Miss Lam.jnt,  the new teacher,  arrived   on   Saturday's-, stage,   and   reopened school on Monday morning:  ,   The people of Oroville are subscribing  funds  for re-building the  ian  of Commerce  CAPITAL--.$10,000,000.   ���������       - - KEKT--.$l,."i0O.()on.  Total Kksockcks (Nov. M. ���������(ri)-$flS.OOO,000.  JPEINXICXOIN   EiR/\INGH  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT-  Intere-I.allowed on depo-ilsof SLOUand upward-.  BAINtCIIMC    OV  N\FKt\-:,_  Depoiits may be made anil   withdrawn by mail.   Special attention given to thi-.  cliiss of business.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on all point-.  A General Banking Busine.-s Transaeled.  J. M. CHRISTIE       -       -    ( -       Manager  ^ f  A Branch of this Bank has been Opened at   Princeton.  The elopement trial at" Princeton,  which figured not as an elopement-,  but as a case, af horsestealing, results  in the affair being dismissed. - Tt was  a. case of not gtiiltv, but doti't do it  OTEL  EDLEY  (MoooooeosooooooscoeQooooooooeoooeceoQoeoooeosoGOi>  Our Clothing  Is Designed to Wear and Keep its  Shape for more than One Season  bridge over  the Okanagan which has been declared  unsafe.  Porter Bros.,con tractors, gave their  navvies a Christinas dinner at their  camps on the Siniilkaineen. For the  feast 100 turkeys wore required.  The new $-1300 bridge over the Similkameen at Oroville has been completed,  and is now open for public traffic, ffc  is 010 feet long with a 14-foot roadway.  Mrs. T. IJ. Ifotlierliani arrived from  Yniir on Saturday night to join her  husband. They h'avo taken Mr. T. D.  Piekard's house on  Kingston Avenue.  Judge Spinks, who has been in the  hospital in Montreal for the past two  months, is reported'convalescing, and-l lii'"lly colored.     The   calendar  will proceed southward for the balance  of the winter, to gain strength.   4"  The .smelters in the. Boundary' are  now all running the eight hour shift,  Driver McKenzie of the Penticton  stage, reports that the Roy'er stage  for the Boundary makes regular- connections with him at Kereineos, both j  ways, and that the arrangement was  mutually.beneficial, both lines getting  business as the result of it that neither  would otherwise get.  Wild Alec, Indian, who in a drunken  row shot another Indian nea.r Vernon  last summer and sunk the body in  Okanagan Lake, was despatched on  Fridav last at Kamlqops by Radcliffe,  the hangman. The. unhung reptile  who gave Wild Alec the' booze is still  at large.  The Bank of B.N. A. have issued a  very artistic as well as useful calendar.  The central feature is a, tine view of  the British parliament.buildings beau-  The  Leading  House  For  Commercial  ������������������������ , ,  Hen.   :   :   :  Best, Only Provided for Table  and Bar. ���������   ���������  the differeir-es between employers and  employees having been amicably adjusted by mutual concessions.  Miss Ford and Mrs. G. 1  from the Nickel Plate, were  for a.' few davs  last week  with  Jones,  visiting  Mrs.  ! moon phases, list of bank holidays,  list of branches with managers, and a  good .summary of postal information.  Mr. .1. J. Marks made an important  strike last week on the Lookout min-!  eral claim. The rock pans well, and  1 the oxidized covering is said to be rich  enough to sluice. This adds another  to Mr. Marks' valuable mineral holdings in this camp.    The Lookout was  Frank Bragg, and a dance was  given   one of his old locations, but heretofore  had not developed anything to  make  ' it rank among his best.  W.J. Henderson, Prop.  Cawston 0 Edmond  for their entertainment   on   Friday  evening.  W. .7. Manery. of the Lower Shnil-  kameeii, w.is in town ..last  week.   -Ke  reports a  revival   of activity  in  the j form -.,������������������ changed to, the standard size  railway eampsstrung along the route,   of page adopted by  most magazines,  The holiday 11111111x11' of the Phoenix  Pioneer   is  to  htind.     This  year the  and the early expected arrival of the  steam shovel. -  A new licence district.is being made  which will be appreciated by readers  as it is more convenient to handle.  The number con tains 72 pages,  with  in the Boundary,'to include ..all 'points fabqiit 1.00 engravings showing local  ���������in the Greenwood electoral- district. I views and . several maps of various  Local ru'nipr in Midway has .1. R. .lack- j parts of the district. The matter,  son, .las. Kerr and Thos. Hardy slated   historical   and   descriptive,; is . well  written and very interesting.  as the commissioners."  Winter, Parsons & Boomer,-' who  had large contracts on the V\ V.- <fc E.  between Oroville. and the boundary  line,.have finished up and are moving  their stuff back to Molson where the  firm have still a large amount of work  that is uncompleted,  Dr. M.ill.-isnii is an aldermanic candidate >V<r I he. north   ward, in   Cieen-  d. ..A I  A.i.-, 1.hisitii wi-udd sos'i-nd all  '.'e, Marte  c.vi-v the  nt"(!iods  ;���������-.!���������. AVii-  f.A-  some  -.I.-.."ted in  s  a store  wooi  right. The mimicipai n.Tair\s OfGreen-  avooiI ha.ve hi-", n well ..handled for the.  pa.st two years by Mayor Naden and  his associates at the.Council Board/ '"���������������������������  The Review of Mining in H. (,'. for  1905, given by the Nelson News, was  mi excellent summary of what has  been accomplished. The issue was  well-illustrated and'i.lie;reading..i<natter  very well written. B. 0. cannot have'  too much advertising of this kind.  Messrs. ci. F. Williams and (J. 11.  1 [arte, representing \V. K, Jh-n.-k A;Co  were in town this week,  was making his initial c\  route, and taking it: l.i^.iii!  and conditions in flu: wen'  Hams has been western1':-.-  time.  Two new buildings' we; <  Hedley last week. i,m:  building for J. Stewart <;i '! '.lirview,  on the lot adjoining Cawsfon ������fc Ed-  rnond's butcher shop, ami ; i:e other is  a. Chinese store and .1 ���������:-.- .use for  Lee Lee on the lot in. tii-- ."ear of his  laundry.  Among local exchange,:-: {���������> I he south,  the Palmer .Mountain ������'rospc.'{or, published at Loom is, is a'wa.\s ;:. Weleoinft  arrival. The Prospector bears every  evidence of being a well conducted,  paper in a cheap-skate town, where  local business houses haven't the public spirit nor the. sua)) about them to  deserve as good a paper as they are  getting. The Prospector's news columns are' bri:rht and represent rare  and hard work on the pari of the  publisher, but the advertising columns  spell, writ large, "commercial necrosis"  enough to frighten away railroads and  everything else.  In fact  the number contains juste what'-"people  want to know, and every time a publisher, can turn out a number''which  accomplishes that end, he has made, a  decided hit. It is a fine advertisement  for the Boundary.  Invitations are out for the wedding,  on the 17th of January, of.-Mr. J..'..f..  Marks and Miss Blanche Brown, of  New Westminster, recently filling the  position of housekeeper at the Hotel  Similkameen. The wedding will take  place in the Methodist Church, at S  o'clock p.m., and supper will be served  at the Hotel Similkameen to the'wedding., guests. The affair is creating  keen interest and will be one of the  most interesting society_events (if the  ���������pre-leriten period, which is usually  marked with the. gayest occasions.  Mr. Alarks is receiving congratulations  on all sides. This week they have  gone to Vernon but will be back in  ample time to give Hedley the honor  of witnessing'the nuptials, and-participating in celebration  of the event.  PURVEYORS  .,.'    QF;>;V-;:'j>  ALL KINDS *j  OF D  Fresh Meats a  '; Fish J3  i Vegetables   -  -     AND ^,  Fruit.  ':: . '       ���������      'J  Cut Rates' on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.      ���������- ,    ,;  Inquire for Latest Fruit Arrivals.       !  ���������    l  HEDLEY,    -   -   -    B. C. I  III  J'  <  (1)  i  ~  FoiJJiD���������A silver bracelet. .Owner  may have same by calling af Gazette  Office and paying foi' this   notice.  NEW  ZEALAND  0   s   ���������  The Pioneer Carriage  and  Repair Mop  HEDLEY, - - B. C.  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied .with the (Choicest  Liquors and..Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksinithing done.    :    :  A. MEG RAW  Notary Public-  GEO. ft. SPR0UU,  Proprietor.  Conveyancer, Real Estate, Alines, Insurance, Crown Grants applied  for under Land Act and  Mineral     Act.  Agent for:  The Mutual Life Assurance Co. ot Canada,  London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co.,  The Ocean Accident & Guarantee Co.  Hedley,  B.C.  If you do not  find extreme  styles in our  stock it is because extreme  styles are short  - -  lived.   - -  It is a "waste to put  end uri ng materials  and high-class "work  into a garment that  will be out of date  before it is half worn  out.  Wo tiim to meet the  requirements of the  thrifty and sensible  buyer who wishes to  be y,\'c\l dressed, w ho  wants clothes distinguished by neatness  and good taste instead  of merely conspicuous  on account of freakish desiim.  We carry a large stock of " Ready-to-Wear " Clothing  and also a big range of samples for those who Avish  a " Made-to-Order " Suit.  A New Stock of Men's Collars and Ties  just received.  8  ������ . *'��������� HEDLEY, B. C. ;iC  SMCBHnBSBnUEESBZ  Shatibrds, Limited  '    . *' ��������� HEDLEY, B. C.  all &��������� Go's  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  '''������������������"'        ...  >���������-��������������������������� "���������'��������� ".;���������?.    >.-    Fairview and Penticton  v       '; 'J      '���������������������������   ���������: -t     '��������� ������������������-       '    '��������� ^    .:���������  -'        --1        -.   . *\      .'....-���������'  7   "    -'--ALSO-  Proprietors-FAIRVIEW    AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Good Horses and Km\s and Careful Drivers.  '.reams fiirtiished to do''��������� freighting, transferring aiid  general  teaming, and good saddle  hor.ses always on Iiand.  :-i  i,:l  '1  ���������l      "(  \fie maliii original 5esigns.'i?Ztnc ���������icV-  .in^.'iiQlft^nES bu Zinc op Peppe;-^^  ������ur CDorkfi? ?{rictiy fiP6icW"5^v?  ffliir prices.areV;CDCi- fov[fosame-.  guriVtfaj af ODorh fom elseoWe v? *���������* v*  fyorit to^e Bur ������Brd faril r?v^5ertS use  irial BriWtfi^&hepWES prsve if -Z:**-^  3MIT/SMCOIUM31A    :  'Bimm:\w^  'fWT^TViT'-"-!^  lil^^^^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. JANUARY 11, 1906.  Is  A Good,  Safe  HEDLEY  Investment  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and nia-ny'other  promising mines and prospects^ [t is the mining and business  centre of the  Similkameen  Make  tin; new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposer I  Goast-lvootcnay 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.  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) .....   $460 to $600  Other Streets       $200 to $400.  ....   1   CK">d..n  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who  Invest  Now.  =^^sPurchase a few Lets before the Railway Comes^===  For F"ull Particulars, Maps E,tc,  I The Hedley City foivnsite Co'y, Ltd.  I L. W. SHATFORD, m HPIM   FV      R   C  W Secretary and flanager, * ll-*l^i_wi_-* I 9    !-*��������� W������  S Commercial Hotel  HEDLEY, B.C.  This hotel under new management has b'-jn  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation, for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and .cigars.  H. W. YATES, Proprietor  To make good bread you  must have good flour. If  you want the best bread'  you must use the best  flour.  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  Class  in  Every  liespect.     Commercial  and  Headquarters of the Keremeos and'Lower Similka  meen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton -  Princeton   Stage   Line.  Ogllvie's  Royal  Household  IS THE FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.  ��������� Use no other.  For Sale or Rent.  A STORK. (JO x 25 feet;  location c-cnti-al-coi-  ucr Scott Avc.'tuid White St., Hedley, i������.t\  For term's apply to .',  49-tf  F. I-'KASER. Hkih.kv, B.C.  Try  uttwxwvras  Vidoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  : FOR sale by:  SflflTFORDS, LIMITED  fledleu and Fairview  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  PENTIGTON  Livery. Feed and Urn  .TABLES  , ESTABLISHED 1903   ===  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  :Or-  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        : :  :o:-  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.    J  ..rledley Meat Market..  Hi id Hi idiiiiiiiiiidiiiiiiiliiiH Hi til Hi HiHi \6Hi  THE UNDERSIGNED HAS  OPENED THE BUTCHER  SHOP ON WEBSTER ST..  WITH A SUPPLY OF  CHOICE MEATS OF ALL  KINDS���������BEEF, MUTTON  AND PORK :: POULTRY  FOR THE HOLIDAY'  SEASON :: :: ::  \A/. J. yyianery  M. JYIcAULEY,        -       -        Local flanager  Pure  and   Invigorating.  Hedley  Livery,    Feed  and  Sale Stable  Which Place?  And Who Is the Candidate?  HEDLEY,  B.C.  (Communicated.)  Toronto, Dec. 29th, 1005  To the Editor:  In the Lord's Day Advocate, Nov.,  1905, there, appears an article entitled  "The Lord's Day Among the Mountains and on the Prairies ", written by  the Associate Seei'etary. The whole  article;would be too lengthy for insertion in your boliinins.but the following  sentences are sufficient to show its  spirit toward the-West generally, and  the sinners in particular:  "True it was not always'the quiet  and worshipful Sabbath of older parts  of Canada, but in the newest prairie  towns and in the busiest mining  centres there was an evident respect  for the day. In the most Sabbathless  places there were, those who helped  the Alliance, and stood steadfastly for  the maintenance of the Rest Day as  the inherent right of the citizens and  an absolute necessity to the nation."  And there were some towns where the  methods of keeping the day would be  'fin example to many places in Eastern  Canada."  ���������'The miners differently observe the  Sabbath. The coal miners in the Pass  Towns have demanded and obtained  freedom from work on Sundays, and  in many silver-lead mines in British  Columbia the toilers have their rest  day. But in some mines they work  every day alike. Some miners argue  that they have tq pay board tor everyday and consequently they must work  every day. It must be very poor work,  wh"ie six days' wages will not pay  seven days' board bill. But without  exception these men after a few  months' work would collect their entire  wages andrepair to the saloons, gambling dens and places ..of vile resort,  where in a few days their hard earned  money would all-be spent." ' .  The Nelson, B. C, News of Nov. 30,  1905, prints the following :  "Surely the Associate Secretary of  the Lord's Day Alliance does not- expect to make converts to the cause he  julvocates by the publication of grossly  inaccurate statements concerning the  silver-lead miners of this province.  Yet we find in his report published in  the last number of the Lord's Day  Advocate, the statement that in some  mines the men work seven days a  week and " without exception ��������� these  men, after a few month's work, would  collect their entire wages and repair  to the saloons, gambling dens, and  other places of vile resort, where in a  few days their hard earned money'"  would all be spent." The man who  will deliberately pen scandalous libels,  of this nature ought to be in jail or in  a lunatic asylum." '��������� '. '  The editor who would deliberately  and maliciously misrepresent the statements of any person in this way ought  not to be in a lunatic asylum, but  ought" to be in jail.  By publishing this letter, in your  valuable paper you'will greatly oblige.  T. Albert Mooke,  Associate Secretary L.D.A.  METEOROLOGICAL.  Strictly First Class Service;  Special Attention given to  the Travelling Public.  Teaming of all kinds done.  Horses Bought and Sold.  W. F. REVELY,  Proprietor.  The following  are the rear!  ingsshow-  ing  tempei  ���������attu  ���������e,  etc:,  for  the week  ending Dec  emb  i>r28rd:  AT '  HIE JUNE.  Maximum  Minimum  Dec. Slst  25  12  Jan.   1  29  10  2  35     . ..  12  3  HP  15  4  32  27  5  25  .17   ���������  0  32  )7  AT  HIE  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  31st  38  14  1  39  9  2  22  9  '3  29  19  4  42  28  5  32  21  0  33  8  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE ������. REITH, Proprietors.  A tidy letter-head or bill-head commands attention from those with  whom you do business. The Gazette  print-shop can fit you out in style.  FORTY-FIFTH YEAR.  B6 PAGES : WEEKLY : ILLUSTRATED.  INDISPENSABLE TO MINING MEN  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  $3  PER YEAR  POSTPAID.  SEND Foil SAMP1.12 COPT.  ���������** Scientific Press  320 MARKET ST., SAN FKAKCISCO, CAL.

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