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 <;<!  f^*r-.-'i'j..  '-;;'.<!  ,.   ' l'>      ,   . 'I  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  -1  0'  Volume V.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY,  JANUARY 14, 1909.  Number 1.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -���������'    B. C.  THE WENATCHEE CUTOFF  Reports  of Building; in  the Spring* are  Revived.  W. H. T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Mukiv Block  PENTICTON, B. C  "v i  J. W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  General Agent  Agent for Tiik Great West Like In-  SUKANCE COMl'ANV.  PENTICTON,  B. C.  JflS. GLflRKE  Watchmaker  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  [ r  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  -    BARRISTER,- SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC,, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate,  Mines.  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.       Penticton;, B.C.  ( Vancouver Province)  11 if. understood that the Great  Noifhern railway early in the coming  spring will undertake the work of  building a line from the V. V. & E.  railways east of the Cascade range  south through the American Okonogan  river valley to Wenatchee, Wash., on  the main line, a distance of about 100  miles. The final, surveys have been  approved, and already one-third of  the right of way has been aqenired.  The northern junction point will be at  Oroville, a station in the State of  Washington a few miles south of the  international boundarv. Owing to engineering difficulties a portion of the,  V. V. & E. railway extending from  Laurier, B. C, in the Boundary district to Keremeos in the. Similkameen  district makes two detours into  United States territory.  Mr. Hill's programme would indicate that the financial situation has  improved and that he anticipates an  early return of commercial prosperity.  The proposed line "hooking up" of the  Canadian and American portions of  his railway system will cost upwards  oi* two million dollars. Jt will not  only open up a 1 ich ranching and fruit  country, but will provide an alternative route for through east and west  bound freight, thus relieving the congestion of traffic over the heavier  ������  grades across the Cascade range. The  Okanogan river valley is situated east  of the Cascades. The river joins the  Columbia at Wenatchee. The valley  has long been famed for fruit-growing and for its vast horse and cattle  ranges. Okanogan county constitutes  the biggest grazing tract west of Montana. Owing to its remoteness and  hick of railways it harbors many  "bad men" who are wanted in other  states. The United States Government is now building a large irrigation ditch which will bring a. large  area of the fruit belt under cultivation.  The Great Northern is now building  a branch line from a point 16 miles  east of Wenatchee to Waterville, a  distance of 62 miles.    It will  open up  THE TOO PREVIOUS LITIGANT.  HOW THEY COMPARE  Vancouver   Justice  Sentences   Innocent  Chinaman  to   Six   Months'  Imprisonment.  The following incident is an example  of what is likely to follow the practice  of rushing into court on mere flimsy  suspicion.. There is not a Justice of  the Peace in the country actuated by  a desire to deal justly by his fellow-  man who has not heen importuned to  take .cases where there is nothing  upon which to base a charge except  suspicion, (sometimes of the absurdest  kind) and often when a magistrate  with the best intentions possible, tries  to show the unreasonableness, he is  abused aud , improper motives attributed to him. In such ease there is  nothing for it but to let the litigant  have his lawsuit, but when it comes to  a hearing the greatest care should be  exercised that abundant proof be furnished before a conviction follow, for  it is a very serious wrong to convict  an innocent man. Speaking of the  Vancouver incident the News-Advertiser says:  "The unsafety of convictions and severe sentences on circumstantial evidence was illustrated in an application which came up before Judge  Grant in the County Court yesterday  morning. About thiee weeks ago,  Magistrate Alexander sentenced a  Chinaman named Hing Lung to six  months'imprisonment for the alleged  theft of a five dollar bill fioiu a Mrs.  Davis residing on Robson stteet. The  evidence of Mrs. Davis was that the  $5 had been lying on a table in the  dining room of her house and the  Chinaman who had come there for  laundry! had heen in the room, and  after his departure she noticed that  the money had disappeared.' Her  little child was playing about the  room at the time.  The Chinaman swore in Court that  while he had been to the door of the  house he had never been in the room.  Magistrate Alexander said that he believed the evidence of the woman and  because he thought the Chinaman was  The Cold Snap Contrasted With That of  January, 1907.  GETTING DOWN TO   BUSINESS.  United   Wireless  Invade   the  Getting-     Ready  Inland   Field.  to  There has been considerable discussion as to whether this cold snap exceeded that of two year.-, ago, aud as  the method of calculating averages  for the wei'k ending Saturday may  not give a fair comparison, owing to  the fact that Saturday would not  divide the cold spell evenly we heie-  with give a comparison of the readings  in each case, from commencement to  end of cold snap.  IX JANUARY, 1907  At the Nickel Plate.    Altitude 6000ft.  Maximum      Minimum  one of the best wheat-growing sections in the State of Washington. The  route of the road is almost direct-  north. Eighteen hundred men are  now. employed on construction   work.  NEW MINE FOR OROVILLE.  Sow growing i  the Fall trade:���������  90,000 Peach, Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry, Plum, Prune, Pear and Apple  ���������in all leading varieties.  100.000  Small   Fruits.  10.000 Ornamental Trees, in all leading  varieties for 15. C.  Strictly homo grown and not subject lo  damage from fumigation.  Stock of Bulbs to arrive in August from  Japan. France and Holland.  Bee Supplies. Spray Pumps, Seeds, Ktu.  110-page CATALOG UK FRKIO.  Office, Greenhouses and Seedliouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  ������.>/W^WA*r/W''W\AA  VANCOUVER,   -   B. 6.  Under   New   Management  Qimet and Convenient  Special Attention Given  to the Travelling I'riu.ic.   I!ATMS   JIODERATK   The Latest Thing in  Mining Circles is  An Epsom Salts Mine at  Oroville.  : (Spokesman Review)  "Judging from what I have learned  of the deposit of epsoniifce at Oroville,  Wash., I believe that one of the few  deposits of marketable epsoni salts in  the world is to be found in this, state,"  said A. W. Doland, secretary of the  Spokane Drug Co. yesterday. "It  will be a valuable find if it is possible  to get freight rates making it possible  to ship the crude product to the east,  whore large refineries are located.  Powells, Weightinan ������fc Rosengerten .  of Philadelphia have tested the samples submitted by F. MeCainuion and  have favorably passed on the product.  The freight rates now are prohibitive  for a profitable marketing of the product, as it'niust first be refined:  "These deposits.of epsomite. are exceedingly rare, and the largest percentage of the epsoni salts now on the  market is chemically manufactured,  being magnesium sulphate. We will  try to handle some of the product in  Spokane, but it will have to be taken  out clean and' white, as we cannot refine it here. From the reports wo have  received the deposit is a great find, as  the quantity seems to be unlimited and  of great purity,"  The deposit is of a hard character, in  the place of fine crystals, as first repotted, and of great purity, which will  permit if to be easily handled.  telling an untruth he made the sentence more severe by sending him  down for half a year.  The Chinaman secured the services  of. Mr. G. G. Duncan to appeal the  case and when Mr. Duncan went- to  serve notice of appeal on Mrs. Davis  she informed him that she had since  found the money hidden away in a  book in the house, and had at once  told the police.  Mr. Duncan applied to Judge Grant  to have the conviction quashed, and  for the costs of the appeal. In doing  so, he condemned very strongly the.  City prosecutor for pressing for a conviction where there was no evidence  to justify it.  Judge Grant agreed that it was the  duty of a prosecutor to see only that  justice was done, as he represented  society. At the same time it should  be a lesson to the accused that it  would pay to tell nothing but the exact truth in Court in future. He regretted that an injustice had been  done in this case, and ordered that  the conviction be quashed and the City  pay the cost of appeal amounting to  $10.  Hing Lung was in prison only a few  days, having been out ever since."  January   6.  7.  8.  9.  10.  11.  12.  13.  14.  15.  16.  17.  18.  19.  At Hedley  January   6.  7.  8.  9.  10.  "       11.  "       12.  "       13.  14.  15.  10.  "  .    17.  IS.  ������������������������'.     19.  23 '  - 5  25 -10  30 ���������10  sj 10  29 19  28 ��������� 5  29 ���������12  8 ���������28  12 ���������25  26 ���������18    '  20 ��������� 5  23 ��������� 1  20 3  23 4  .    Altitude 1670 ft.  Maximum      Minimum  8  -1  S  10  15  16  10  ��������� 5  ��������� 1  ������������������ 5    2   2  12  15  ���������13  ���������12  ���������12  ��������� 7  ��������� 5  ���������20  ���������22  ���������25  ���������24  ���������20  ��������� 7  ��������� 9   2  4  JANUARY. 1909  At the Nickel Plate.   Altitude 6000 ft.  .Maximum      Minimum  Januar\  '   4.  ��������� 6  ���������14  it  5.  ��������� S  ���������16  ft  6.  ���������20  ���������35  66  7.   22  ���������37  ft  8.  ���������30  .-���������-41  . it  9.  ���������23  ���������40  ft  10.  ���������IS  ���������39  ft  11.  ��������� 3  ���������a?  ft  12.  5  ���������26  ft  13.  '.''���������' 7      '  ��������� 5  At- Hedley.    Altitude  1670 ft,  Maximum  Minimi  January  4.  34  6  .f  5.  19  ���������19  tt  6.  ��������� 9  ���������24  tc  7.  ,   ��������� 9  ���������15  tt  S.  ���������11  ���������17  i;  9.  ��������� 9  ���������22  tt  10.  ���������10  ���������22  kf  11.  . ��������� 9  ���������26  ft        .  12.  ��������� 7  ���������21'  ii  13.  S  ���������13  The United Wireless Te'egraph Co.  which have heretofore confined their  activities to the sea and the coast because that was where the greatest  profit was to be earned, have their  plans so far advanced that they are  now piepaiing to give the cable and  wiie companies a run for the land  business as well. The following from  the Spokane Chronicle will be of interest to many and particularly those  who have investigated the matter and  decided to share in the success. The  Chronicle says:  "Spokane is to be on the main transmission line ot wireless stations to he  established fiom the Pacific coast to.  connect with the Atlantic seaboard.  "Within the next six months or a  year at most, the United Wireless  telegraph company will begin construction in this western field. A high  power station will be put in at Spo-  kand, and one at Butte, and all preparations made to transmit messages  by wireless across the continent.  "S. Green, fiscal agent for the company for eastern Washington and  northern Idaho, with headquaiters in  this city, announces that a contract  has just been let by this company for  250 complete sets of wireless instruments to be located at inland points  east of the Mississippi rivet. A similar campaign for inland business is to  he made in the west, and stations will  be establiseed in a chain to cross the'-  continent.  "The contract for250 instruments is  the largest order ever placed for wireless apparatus, and to manufacture,  erect and put the stations into operation, will require an expenditure of  $500,000.  ��������� "The majority of the stations will  be from one to two k.w. capacity, with  a range from 100 to 300 miles, but some  will be from 5 to 20 k.w. to transmit  messages under all conditions of  weather for a range of from 500 to '  2000 miles "overland, and from 1000 to  3000 over-    water."  RUN ROAD BY COMMISSION  MORE TRACK-LAYING   RUMORS.  Report Has It That the Date Now Set is  April First.  THE POPULAR VOTE  These    Figures   Reveal     a   Surprising  Closeness.  Ottawa, Jan. .4.���������The clerk of the  crown in chancery made public recently the  figures  as  to  the  popular  S   VANDER J. ROSE   5  ?���������> Proprietor ������  a *tr  'nin Longboat and Schrubb will  snoi fly see who can run the fastest.  On the 20 mile race Longboat's friends  feel sure lhal. he will worst the Englishman, and if he doe>, then he is  booked to race Schrubb again over a  15 mile course.  turns for British  Columbia  are  incom-  plete.  Provinces,  Libs  Cons.  Ontario   ..'.22-1,821  236.919  Quebec   ..158,393  129,304  Nova Scotia   .. 48,431  47.615  P. E. Island ....  .. 14,490  14,280  Manitoba   . .  23.290  34,089  British Cohuuhi.  ...    3.514  5,19 f  West "Alberta,...  . .   19,508  19,2! 10  West Sask   27,222  19,883  Total   ..575,350  512,085  A report that appears to have come  pretty straight from head-quarters  has it that tracklaying between Keremeos and Hedley will begin on April  first.  We do not    question  the aecuracy  of this date as much as the wisdom of  it, for one would think that   with   the  experience of two years  ago  and   the  difficulty   in  connection   with  bridge  building on the Similkameen  river   in  high    water   before   them,   the date  would not be left so late as April first  to begin   track-laying when less   than  three miles from   the  present end  of  the rails would put them up against  a  big bridge; spanning the Similkameen; 0  and after this crossing is  made  only  some eight more miles of track-laying  That is What  Borden  Would  Do  With  I C. R.  OTTAWA, Jan. p.���������R.L. Borden, the  leader of the opposition, was asked to-  chiy for his views on the rumors that  the sale of the Intercolonial to' a private railway is contemplated by the  government, and said ;  "It is impossible to consider the government's proposals before they are  announced. The Intercolonial has  been hampered, hindered and handicapped by pull and patronage.  "It was constructed under a compact  contained in the Confederation act and  it should at least be given a fair chance  Place it under an independent commission and make it subject to the Kail-  way act. If state railways, not only  in Australia and New Zealand, but in  Ontario, can be operated efficiently  and profitably by the application of  business principles and the (dimillation of party control and interference,  why not tin: Intercolonial 'i  "That the patronage system is abso ���������  lately destructive of efficiency and  economy is most clearly indicated by  the recent investigation into other departments. That its effect upon the  Intercolonial has been most deadly  cannot be doubted. .But the true-  method is to abolish such evils, not to  alienate the road or permit it to be  exploited to private advantage."  MASQUERADE BALL  The popular mnjnrly thus would   be  31,071, less the Conservative   majority  in British'Columbia.    The   total   vote  was 1.117,001. plus 1 he British Columbia  I figures.  would bring them to the second bridge.  If a commencement were made  about the end of February or beginning of March, these crossings could  both possibly be made before any  serious trouble from high water need  be encountered, but to delay it until  April first would look too much like  going out looking for trouble and  there is a current belief that those  who do so generally manage to find it.  The date April  ominous in itself  A.   is   a    little   bit \  nr  Perhaps there may  Arrangements are being made to  give a grand masqera.de ball on the  evening of February 5th.  The entire upper floor of Shatford's  store has been secured so that there  will be ample room for dancing and  for the large number of spectators  who always enjoy this kind of a   ball.  The usual good music will be provided and special arrangements will  be made for the supper.  There will he no charge for admittance all will lie welcome and it. is hop-  he some "April fool" in it.  j ed there will bealargeatteiidanee from  ! the neighboting towns.-  *     ^ ft -A. j-V  "* J  THE   HEOLKY GAZETTE, JANUARY U, 1909.  and  5imiIfcameeiY Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by tlie Hedlev Oa/.ktte  i'lilNTINC ANH I'l'lli'.'tSHlNli CoMt'.WY.  Li.mite:>.   af.  Ilodlov.  1>. (.'.  Subscriptions in Advance,  IV." Year.....'... .'���������;.���������. '. $'2M  "  ���������( United States)  iotl  Advertising Rates  Measurement. l:i lines to tho inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for GO-diiy notices, and Jj-tUW for IHI-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion, At cents for  each snbsef;iicnt insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for llrst insertion and f>  cents tier line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  ������l.;io: over 1 inch and up to I inches, SI.00  pci-incb permonth. To constant advertisers  talcing' larger space than four inches, on.  application, rates will of. given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  .  'of time. "������������������.-���������.  Advertisements will bo changed once every  mouth if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oi'tciicr than once a month  the   price of composition  will bo charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisoinonts should  be in the oliice by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. iUEGRAW, Managing h'ditor.  did so. These can never be re-  ; placed from any other source  and there is no telling tlie use  that may have been made of  them in international questions  to Canada's -.disadvantage.  f  Full Moon  nth  Last- quar.  II.  1900  New Moon  2\  First quar.  - 28.  1908  Sun. A\on. Tues. Wed. T!ui. Pri. Sat.  *������  4  5  0  ���������7  8  10  11  ' 12  !"  1,1  15  17  IS  10  20  21  22  2f  25  20  27  28  2i)  31  -8  10  2iJ  3',)  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  There  tire two   men  in  Victoria,   who  have  quietly  been  doing work for the province that  has apparently attracted  very  little  notice   from  the press of  British   Columbia.     These  are  R. E. Gosneil and A.  E.  Scbol-  fielcl the librarian of   tlie  legislative  assembly.     Mr.   Gosneil  was a former  librarian  of the  provincial parliament, and  during the time he was  in  charge  he did  good  work  in  forming  the nucleus of an archive department.     His  removal from  the  'office when the  Turner administration was Aviped out as  the  result of    gubernatorial   highhandedness, brought the  work  temporarily to a standstill,  but  the province  was  fortunate  a  year later in   the' appointment  of    the    present  librarian   Mr.  ScholHeld,   who has  now   been  in    charge  of  the library   for  about ten years, and   has   been  most painstaking  in   collecting  all dtita bearing'upon the early  history    of    British   Columbia,  and preserving the  same.     His  articles on Simon Frasorin connection with the  celebration in  honor of the  memory  of  that  great explorer are most interesting and  instructive;  and  Mr.  Gosnelfs series of articles in the  coast dailies on the early days  .of    the    province   will  be  the  means of preserving much valuable data that would otherwise  be lost.   Mr. Scholfield's article  on Simon Fraser  in   Westward  Ho. is given additional   interest  and value by   the  author's  discussion of the question of  bona  fides of the sources of  information.    And in thus discussing it,  while    full  justice  is  done  to  the historian .'Bancroft the criticisms of Bancroft as a man and  historian while  severe  are not  unfair.    The injury done to this  province     by    Bancroft  It begins to look as if  Roosevelt is going to make his tenure  of office as notable as  possible.  As a rule when a successor   has  been elected in  November,   the  president's   function    becomes  very much a sinecure in the interval    between   that and  the,  beginning    of    the     following  March when he is to vacate the  White'-House, tlie only  serious  piece of work being the preparation    of  his  final   message    to  congress ; but evidently   Roosevelt  is  not  going  to  have    it  that way.    Since the election of  TaIt, Roosevelt has  been  making things interesting in various  directions, and   some  think   he  has not exercised due  care for  maintenance of the dignity that  is expected to go with" the president's   office.     His  scrap  with  Pulitzer    of    the   " New    York  World    was    scarcely    quieted  down until  he  attracted  some  rather unenviable notice by his  conduct    towards    a  party, of  young ladies from  a  seminary,  who were out   for a  horseback  ride,  and     incurred     his   displeasure to the  extent  of getting a calling down  from  him ;  but his latest act to. put fat in  the fire is the  incorporation  of  certain expressions in the   message to congress at which a considerable section   of  that  body  has taken serious offence.     He  has   both by word and act  conveyed    the  idea  that  he   considers individual members both  of senate  and  congress  worth  watching     and  in  addition   to  l.iiat belief had  taken  steps  to  see that the watching was done  by those whose business it is to  study the action of wrongdoers.  It was a pretty hard indictment  and    it is  perhaps not to    be  wondered at that some are  expressing themselves very- plainly in resentment at theimpulta-  tion.    Evidently Teddy is determined not to have  a dull  moment, while his  term  of office  prudent to have lying around j  loose, and if there is any teclmi-,  cality to prevent loading, it on  to; existing charters, it may be  desirable to have some other  vehicle with ample subsidy-  carrying capacity; and now that  we have practically .adopted  the doctrine of free trade in  railways to all who,are able to  build theni. it will be up to the  legislature to .grant the charter,  with/whatever restriction, they  may think proper to safe guard  the public. With B. C. it becomes a case of providing a  gunnysack in which to carry  the other fellow's pofclatch;  1836  THE BANK OF  British North  72 Years in Business.  The Nelson News expresses  its views in unmistakable terms  upon the introduction of -party,  politics into municipal affairs,'  a. practice which the News very  rightly condemns. At election  times every citizen has the  privilege of lighting for his  party for all he is worth, and at  such a time should be prepared  to both give, and take; but  when it comes to matters wherein the welfare of the town ih involved, it is up to all citizens to  throw party politics to the  winds-and allow no consideration to influence one except  that off the common good. If  the town is incorporated- then  the best men should be chosen  to manage its affairs irrespective of party. -.���������...'���������:���������'..  -Capital and Reserve Over $7 ,000,000.  I is as necessary for a'  family as for a- company. The best lie-  serve,Fund for a family*, is a snug sum of money in a  strong Bank. .  Begin your Savings Account now in the Bank  of -British North America.  Deposits of $.1.00 and upwards received and interest added even- six <months.  ���������������������������Hedley Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  We wish to thank the people of Similkameen and  Hedley for the generous patronage given us in the past  and to say that we have an Excellent Stock of  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following1 are the readings show-  ing temper-  atiu  e,  etc.,  for.  the  week  ending  Jan.  14  :  AT  l'HE  MINE.  M  rximuni  .Minimum  .Tan    3  24        ..  20  4  -6  -14  5  -S  -10  0  -20  -35  7  -22  -37  S  -30  -41  9  .23  -40  NEW GROCERIES  which we are selling at as Low Prices as can  be   bought  in .Hedley.    We have a fairly good line of  DRY GOODS and  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  which we are selling at reduced prices, in order to make  room for our spring stock.  Shubert's Supply Stores  HEDLEY, = - = B.C.  9)  9)  1.I)'  m  m  <r������  m  m  f>  t������  ������r������  i������  m  m  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN L.ALD DISTRICT.  DiSTiticr ok V.vi.r.  'TAKE NOTICE   tli.it I, John W.  Rlough. of  A     Rock  Cieok. caiponlcr, intend to apply  lot- put mission to purchase the tallowing described lands:���������  Conmienoingat.i post planted at the noith-  wost comer of C. W. Uo/ier's pre-emption  claim. Lot Xo. -512 thence south twenty cliimis;  tliclice west twenty, chains ; thence ninth  twenty chains: thence oast twenty chains to  point of commencement, and containing' 10  acres more or less.  JOHN W. BLOUGH.'  '      -  Dated December 22nd, KtOS 52-4  NOTICE  lasts, and if it can be shown  that the facts warranted the  employment of secret service  detectives to look after senators  and congressmen all the more  honor to Roosevelt for having  the back-boiie to thus grapple  with the question.  The Kettle Valley line appears to be a concern that keeps  all of them guessing except  those who are "in the know."  Every session of the legislature  is preceded by the usual notices  for application for charters, and  recently the notices took in territory that makes the name  "Kettle Valley Ky" altogether a  misnomer. At the present time  there is evidence that a charter  is sought to cover the country  between Penticton and Nicola,  for that is what the notice says.  When any building is done for  the Kettle Valley company it is  always the C. P. R. forces which  handle the work and C. P. R.  money pays the bills, but what  do the C. P. R. want with a  charter for that piece of country  when the C. & W. charter is  who j supposed to   be   good   for  any- \  Average, maximum temperature -12.14  Average, minimum do -23.28  Mean temperature -17.71  Rainfall for the week   0.      inches.  Snowfall        "        " 2.  Try  .v\w\\\\\\\>nk  COKKESPOXDIXG WEEK OK LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 30.  Average maximum do 28.  Lowest minimum do 11  Average minimum do 14.85J  Mean  Jan  do  21.41  AT  THE MILL.  Maximum  M  mimum  3  28  16  4  at  6  5  19      .;..  -19  6-  -9  -24  7  -9  -15  s  -11  -17  9  -9  -22  Average maximum temperature   0.14  Average, minimum do -10.71  Mean do -2.28  Rainfall for the week     .     inches  Snowfall        "       "     1.  COIiltlCSl'OXDlXG WEEK OF LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 44  Vkftoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  SIMILKAMEEN   LAND DISTRICT.  Disnuor or Yaw,.  fAKE NOTICE that   F.. E.   limr. agent for  1    W. A. IJurr, of Medley, occupation���������blacksmith, intends to apply for permission to purchase tho following- described hinds:���������  Commencing; at .1 po-r planted nt the northwest corner ot Lot No. 'Mi. then .south Kichiiins;  thence west 20 chums : thence 1101 th 10 chains;  thence east 20 cliains to point of commencement. '  W.  Oct. loth. WOS.  A.BURR. ,  J3-10  NOTICE  Okanagan  College  The Fall Term will begin on  Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1908  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  District oi.' Vale  TAKE NOTICE that  I. Charles Dundee, of  ���������*���������    Rossland, miner, intend to apply for permission to   purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about 40 chains  in asoutherly direction from Fife Station on  the Columbia and Western Railway and about  50 feet on the easbsidc from the railroad track,  at the south-west corner of lot 2885 thence  north 40 chains; thence west 20 chains hence  south -10 chains : thence east 2() chains to point  of commencement, and containing- SO acres  more or less.  CHAS. DUNDEE.  Dated October 17th, KK.IS.  ���������10-10  NOTICE  College Matriculation, junior  and senior; Commercial Course;  Stenography and Typewriting;  Vocal and  Instrumental Music.  Average           do   '  do          39.14  Lowest minimum  do          17.  Avernge          do  do          23.71  Mean  do          31.42  FOSTER'S WEATHER REPORT  treacherously obtained from ! thing in the shape of a, railway  easy-going oi'licials documents I running east and west between  of   which   (ho.-r   officials   never i the    ('olumbia.    river   and   tlie  Washington, D. C, Jan. 9.���������Last  bulletin gave forecast of disturbance  to cross continent 7th to 11th, warm  wave 0th to 10th, cool wave 10th to  1.3th. This disturbance was .expected  to o;i use a great rise in temperatures,  the wjirm wave reaching meridian 90  about 9th, to he followed by rain or  snow and falling temperatures, but  not a cold wave.  Next   disturbance  will  reach  Paci-  For further particulars  address  the Principal,  Everett* W. Sawyer  SUMMER.LAND, B. C.  APPLICATION for transfer of Liquor Lie  ���������**���������      once, under Section  IS, on desertion of  premises by Licensee.  I, John Gladden, of the Commercial Hotel.  Hedley, hereby apply to the Superintendent of  Provincial Police for a transfer- from Thos.  Guiney to John Gladden of tho license to sell  intoxicating liquors under the provisions of tlie  Statute* in that behalf, in the premises known  and described as the Commercial Hotel, situated at Hedley, to commence at once.  JOHN GLADDEN.  Hedley, P.O.  Dated at Hedley this 10th dav of Dec. 1!)0S.   l!)-5  NOTICE  .  dreamt  able  W'ii'Il  rei  the   value,   is    incalcul-  Ujinerol't    was   inti'tisled  :���������; .'in (iortmients   on   I Ik;  '���������ji.iii i-h 1 i.'Tiipai ion   under   pro-  coast?     Thai  Inst    session  i>-o\ eminent  suosid.v grant cm I  by the Dominion  is   most    likelv   at  illOSI  "i ^ 1  111!  1 M'li I lie in .1 -ii!    neve 1  he not,!on 1 ol  ii.  'tie si nice which it  ).-it  is a. nice  may not  be  j lie coast about 11th, cross Pacific  ! slope'by close of 12th. great central  j valleys .131.11 to 13th, eastern slates  : 10th. Warm wave will cross Pacific  j slope n Lout )| Hi. great-central valleys  : J3t.li, eastern sta.tes loth. (Viol wave  I will cro.-s Pacific slope about ,'Mth,  jgl-cal eeiill'.-ll [.valleys Ili|,h, eastern  i slat",   L-'lil.  This disturbance will come during  a period of moderate temperatures,  but another weather feature will be  severe. Temperatures will? go [above  the normal as this disturbance approaches and then a great cold wave  and blizzard. This great cold wave  will not reach Texas, Oklahoma and  Western Colorado, but it will reach  Manitoba, the Dakotas, Missouri and  Illinois and the country lying east of  those states. A cool wave and possibly some snow will reach Northern  Texas about 17th, but temperatures  will soon go up again.  The Ohio valley and all the states  and provinces east of a line drawn  from Winnipeg to St. Louis will get a  bad cold wave a little later than mentioned for the Winnipeg-Sf. Louis  line.  This disturbance promises heavy  r/r'ns or snows within oOO miles of a  line drawn i'roin Houston. Texas, to  Montreal. N<>t ,-o much precipitation for l-'.'iiii.sylvani.-,. N'c.w York.  Maryland m-l the. Xew Knglund  States.  COMPANIES ACT 18117  ���������MOTTCE is hereby given that Frank A. Ross.  i'       Mining   Engineer of Hedley B. C. has  been appointed the new attorney of Yale  Mining Co. m the place of M. K. Rodgers.  S. Y. WOOTON,  Register of Joint Stock Co.  Dated at Victoria this JOtli day of  Dec. 1!������8  m-i  Similkameen Valley Saddlery  Company.  HARNESS and SADDLES  WHIPS, BITS and SPURS  Boots and Shoes made to order  Harness Repairs   and   Boot   Repairs  Attended to.  First-C)ass Work.  HEDLEY BRANCH  J. CRITCHLEY, Mjpr.  To Buy Cheap, Pay Cash.  Family Groceries  Fresh and Seasonable  at the  Cheap Cash Store  MRS. (]. !.',   LYONS. THE HEDLEY   GAZETTE, JANUARY 14,  1909.  <\  THE  i  i  X  X  X  i  i  8  J  ������  I  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  i  i  i  I  I  I  T-3 noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.       :   :   :   :  All the -want* of, the travelling  public   carefully   attended' to.  ������  Grand Union  Hotel ____  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  arc held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  ARTHUR CLARE  W. M.  H  D. BARNES,  Secretary  PALA6&  Livery, Feel& Sale Stables  Town and District.  . *  - Now tlnil the weather man has  cracked all records for hair-lifting  cold, he can surelv. rest on his laurels  iind, be sociable for the rest of the  winter  G. S. London of Kereineos started  east last week on a business ��������� trip to  Winnipeg "and Montreal. He started  just in time to get some experience  with prairie cold snaps.  The year 1909 will likelygo down in  history as the year with the cold  January. Some of the kids of today-  will prodably be spinning marvellous  grey-beard yarns about it sixty or  seventy years hence.  The regular annual meeting of the  Hedley' General Hospital Society will  be held on Tuesday, Jan. :20th, at  S p. in., in Fraternity Hall. A'full  attendance of members is requested.���������  F. H. Fbex'ch, Sisc'y.  The year 1909 in going to be a prosperous one for Canada. All the crops  are likely to be good  already   tin' assured  The ice  crop is  success and  the  harvesting of it  will   begin  in  a .few  TIEDUSY, B. C.  If A good  stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand,    "f Orders for  promptly attended to  Teaming  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'Phono 14.   -   1NNIS   BROS.   Pioprictors.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  # .. tt tt .* x  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and first-Class  B;rr supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, find Special  Attention   paid . to   the   Table.  THE   "MODEL''  LIVERY STABLE  Princeton, B. C.  THE FINEST TUHXOUTS IN THE COUNTRY  EXTRA WELL KITTED FOR LONG DRIVES  Broomfield & Garrison  PROPRIETORS  "x  I  I  i  H  K  at  at  H  K  at  K  S  at  at  at  2t  ft  .at  xt  it  ^^^^  3  3  |  X  X  X  X  s  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  When   writing;     Advertisers,     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Great Northern  Hotel  A, new house containing more bed  room aci'oiiniiodat.ioii than any  other hotel in town. Tabic and  bar   first - clnss.     Rntts   moderate.  JOHN  LIND,   Proprietor  days now.,  Saturday night's mail did not get in  until nearly midnight, but postmaster  Gillespie very considerately distributed the mail on Sunday morning and  enabled many to get their mail on  Sunday. The steamer couldn't land  the mail at Penticton owing to the  ice, and it had to be teamed from  Summerliind on Saturday morning,  which made it late .for the Similka-  stage to start out.  Evidence is not lacking that weather changes come from the upper atmosphere. A casual glance at the  temperature readings at the Nickel  Plate mine and at Hedley will show  that the cold spell arrived at the mine  24 hours ahead of its ..nival in Hedley,  and again when the. cold tapered off,  the rising temperature struck the mine  about 21 hours ahead of Hedley. The  two points are. less than a mile and a  half apart horizontally and nearly a  mile vertically.  L. W. Shatford, M. P. P. arrived in  town on Thursday hist sifter a cold  drive in from Penticton. Mr. Shatford has been a very, busy .man this  winter. The departure of his brother  W. T. for a three months' trip to the  West Indies, has left the work of the  S. O. L. Co. iin his hands and this'with  the closing out of the Fairview business as well as his Hedley interests tie-'  mantling oversight has left a heap of  work on his hands to jget in shipshape  before the opening of the house on the  21st.  Hedley City Township Co. held  their 'annual meeting in Hedley on  Saturday evening last, when most of  the stock Wiis represented either in  person or by nroxy. Outsiders who  were here to attend were L. W. Shatford, M. P. P. and Mr. J. N. Ellis, of  Ellis and Brown, Vancouver, who represented Mr. Leigh, of England, the  largest shareholder. Mr. Shatford who  has for several years past been secretary of the company, resigned and Mr.  F. H. French was elected in his stead.  With rail connection into the town  so close at hand, and prospects for  vigorous development on other piop-  erties in camp outside the Nickel-Plate,  from this on, the townsite company should enter on another period  of rapid profit-earning.  Mr. .T. N. Ellis, of Vancouver, spent  Sunday in Hedley, having come hither  the day before on townsite business.  Mr. Ellis, who is the son of Senator  Ellis of the St. John's, N. B., Globe, is  an ardent liberal. His father is one of  the oldest newspaper men- in Canada  and still actually engaged in it, for he  still writes editorials for the Globe,  which he has been doing now for 47  Besides there arc very few church  j'buildings in this climate that are fit  I for such weather ; and discomfort, if  not real danger is incurred by attempting to bold it with the limited amount I  of heating which can be done with t.he.j  facilities at hand. j  i  The  Dominion's death   roll for last |  yearincluded many well known names, j  .Among   the   most   pioininent   were:!  Edward    Haol.-m,    famous   oarsman;!  Hon. Arthur Peters, premier P. E. I. ; I  Hon. A. 0.  Ivillam," chairman  of  the-i  boaul of railway commissioners;  Sir  Adolph Caion, ex-postmaster general;  Hon. Dr.  W.   A.   Willoughby  of  the  Ontario cabinet; Dr. James Bain, chief  librarian, Toronto; Dr. Louis Frechette  French Canadian   poet: Hon.   Thomas  Green way,   ox-premier  of Manitoba ;  Hon. J. H.  Agnew,   provincial   treasurer   of   Manitoba ;    Hon.   F.  E.   A.  Evauturel, ex-speaker of Ontario ; Sir  Henri    July  de Lotbiniere,   formerly  lieutenant governor of B.C.,  and Sir  Robert Reid,   the ^Newfoundland millionaire.    In   England the death roll  for 190S included Sir Henry Campbell-  Banuerman,  prime   minister;   Ouida,  the novelist; the duke of Devonshire,  and general Sir Redvers Henry Buller.  In the United states   among  the  prominent men   who passed away  were  Grover   Cleveland,   bishop sPolter of  New York, Joel Chandler Harris,   Tra  D. Sankey and Murat Halstead.  ������������������������������������<!���������<?><& ���������>>-&.<>������������������������ ���������^-���������"^���������������������������^���������^  t  ���������  x  Overs  i  i  and  Heavy  ers  GENERAL MEWS  France   is declared  to have   more  ready   cash than  any   nation  in   the  world.  I  Port Essington had a fire hist week j  I  We are offering our entire stock  of these goods away below  cost in order to have every  pair cleaned out before we  take stock.  ���������  x  the    losses  aggregated j  in     which  $100,000.  Gas has been struck in Sumas near  Chilliwack and a company formed to  exploit the discovery.  The United States government last  week turned the first sod on a. new  dry dock at the Bremerton navy yard,  which is to cost $2,000,000.  It is rumored that Hon. A. G. McKay is to resign the Liberal leadership  in Ontario in favor of Rev. J. A. Mac-  donald of the Toronto Globe.  .      ' t  Montreal is holding a great winter  carnival. It is to be-one of ..the old  kind that used, to. be blamed forgiving  a wrong-impression of Canadian climate. ��������� -  The world's total gold output in  190S wiis $427,000,000, -against $410,-  555,000 in 1907, according to the preliminary estimate of Director of the  Mint Leach.  Thefourth session of the first legislature of Alberta will be convened by  Lieutenant-Gonernor Bulyea, Thursday, January 14. This will be the  final session of the present legislature.  And   now Fort   Macleod   bobs  with a new record���������the  coldest  ing ever held in Canada.   They  Man    Song,  a Chinaman. there   hist  week with the temperature 35 below  zero.  Our stock is riot very large and  they won't stay in the store  to wait for you so hurry  along and get what you rer  quire.  Shatfords, Ltd.  i  X  ���������  ���������I  X  at  * ��������� WHEN YOU HANKER FOR     Fresh Beef,  Cured Meats,  i,p  hang-  hung  years. This is without doubt a record,  for no other newspaper man in Canada has been actively engaged for 47  years on one paper. Mr. J. N. Ellis,  is a. member of the law firm of Ellis  and Brown, Vancouver. His firm  have the handling of the British Columbia interests of Mr. Lsigh, of England, who is the principal owner in  the Hedley townsite and owner also of  the Hotel Similkameen in Hedley.  Rev. J. Thurburn-Conn  had a. cold  drive of it down from Princeton  on  Saturday last.    It would take a good  warm   brand    of   theology  to stand  transportation   in   an atmosphere so  frigid as the character   of o/.one  thai*  prevailed on the upper reaches  of tlio !  Siniilkaineen    that   day:    for    while;  Hedley   was cold   enough.   PiihcHon  went it over 20 degrees lower.   I ndoors ;  is really the best place  to   keep   when!  the weather gels  that  sevre, and    a j  2."i  mile   drive    with   ihe   eold  _'<���������   be- ]  low zot o. to hold ;i   p'.ihlie   -eiviee   1.'-  i-iiniiis    a    work     ���������.':     -up'-i-enni'at ion.  The grain growers of Western Canada will urge the Dominion government to appoint Mr. Andrew Graham  of Pomeroy a member of the railway commission in succession to the  late Hon. Thos Green way.  The customs revenue of Canada for  the month of December is $3,875,090,  ji decrease of $217,975 as compared with.  December, last year. For nine months  of the fisacal year the total has been  $34,844,334, a decrease of $10,549,504.  According to a statement issued  from the Census and Statistics Office  at Ottiiwa, an area of 27,505,003 acres  of field crops ��������� has yielded a harvest  which computed- at average local  market prices, has it value of $432,  533,000.  Bishop McDonald, who has been  appointed to the Vancouver Island  diocese of the Roman Catholic church,  will not reach Victoria until the  spring of this year. He is now in  Rome, and will as previously announced be consecrated there.  Addison Smith, the oldest man in  Kent County, Ontario, has died, aged  111. He was born in slavery in the  Southern States, and came to Canada  by the. underground route. He was  by many believed to be the original  of Mrs. Harriet Beccher Stowe's  "Uncle Tom."  X  %  X  X  X  %  %  3  X  X  X  %  %  CALL UP PHONE INo. 5  AND TELL YOUR -WANTS' TO  Ho; X E������M������������  IIS JWteta8  MILNER   ON   IMPERIAL   TRADE  According to the final and official  figures of the C P. R., as supplied to  (v. M'. Uosworth from the 'Winnipeg  office, the total value of the western  grain yield this year is $120,108,018,  which fis something like $2'1.000.000  ahead >>:' any previous record, and  ;:bo;it    SSt.l.ililO.dflO    better    than    last  Ve:ir'-. .;���������!���������.!?-���������.  London, Jan. 4.���������The London Times  reprints lengthy extracts from Viscount Milner's speeches in Canada and  editorially defiling with the prospects  of tariff reform, says : "The moral of  recent bye-elections is not lost- on the  Dominions over the seas. They aie  waiting now upon the fiscal controversy in the country."  So far from regarding Great Britain's adhesion to free trade with impatience, the Times thinks the Dominions may take this very reluctance  to show that when at last a nation's  faith is shaken, as it is now shaken,  in free trade, they may await with  confidence the triumph of the policy  which imperial causes require. "It  will be well, meanwhile, if every nation  within the empire, and every tariff reformer at home, would take to heart  the statement of the imperial'idea'  which a series of Canadian cities have  lately been privileged to hear. As the  only need of national conditions is to  enable them to meet their foreign con-  petitors, but not to buttress shaky industries which can only exist under  the shelter of a protective wall, trade  should be as free as possible, with two  provisions : that where we can do so  without violence, we should turn it  into imperial channels, and that where  conditions are unfair we should make  them fair."  The Times adds that "Lord Milner's  definition of the purpose of reciprocal  arrangements as tending not to divert  trade from its natural course, 'but to  keep it in an imperial course rather  than another, where both are natural,'  has a bearing even upon the domestic  aspect of tariff and our purposes  should be to defend such of our industries as require it."  A. teacher was expected in Hedley  Tuesday night, but did not come anil  up In time of going to press we h.-ive  not heard when he is expected. The  teacher who has been engaged is Mr. ,  Cainerni'i a gentleman will) high quali- '<  lical ions,  who  come  from   the   eua-t.  BRITISH   SCIENTISTS    COMING  Winnipeg, Jan. 4.^���������Afra.rigemen ts  have been completed for the visit* to  Winnipeg next August of the British  Association for the advancement of science, the greatest scientific body in the  world. Theteare twenty-three hundred members, of whom twelve hundred will visit here, headed by xProf.  J. J. Thomson, of Cambridge University, who since the death of Lord  Kelvin is the greatest living physicist,  lately having.been knighted, by King  Edward. The great experts in science  of the British Empire will spend some  time in America, examining into resources and in teresting features of the  United States and Canada.  The cost of entertaining tlie body in  Winnipeg will, be $50,000. all of which  has been subscribed. The American  Association for the. Advancement of  Science will meet in Saint Paul or  Minneapolis next August, and arrangements are. also 'made for the  visit of three hundred members to  Winnipeg during the convention of  the British Association. The Canadian  Medical Association will also meet  here, some four hundred members.  After business sessions nn excursion  train will be made .up aud several hundred mem hers of the British Association will go to Vancouver and return  via Seattle, Twin  Chicago.  Cities,   Denver  and  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sondlnfr a rikotch mid description tr.ay  {Illicitly Jiacortnlu our opinion free whether an  Invention Is prolmbl7 pnt.oiitnlilo. Oonnnimlca.  l.ionamrictlyooiifi.Jcviti.'il. HM'JPBOOK ������i Patents  aunt. free, driest rice.ii'V for securing; DS-tcntB.  i'.-itenls t..':!:-.'n "h'.-ou'cli jluim & Co. receive  Cj'-rhil notice, v.'ii:>or*. chiireo, ������n ttifi  A hanrtsoni:-!  IMllllMnll !>/" -.  .lour: j'onv in-  ^'!!5P -���������'  weoiav.  inm-n:-!.  i'iy l>yn'l  ������������������-���������'--���������J'  O  t'L'iV'l. CiV-  nns. fj f,  '���������rir.'aicrn.  wti ViMi  '1. THE  HEDLEY  GAZETTE,: ��������� JANUARY 14, 1909;  COOLNESS  IN   BATTLE.  Bismarck's    Test   of    Von    Moltke    at  Kohiggratz.  Then he came to speak of the battle  of'Koniggratz arid especially of that  "anxious moment" in it before the arrival of the crown prince in the rear of  the Austrians, when some Prussian attacks had failed and there were signs  of disorder among the repulsed troops.  "It was an anxious rnomeut,"  said  Bismarck, "a moment on the decisiou  of which the fate of the empire  depended. V I confess I felt hot a tittle  nervous.   I looked at Moltke, who sat  quietly on his horse and did not seern  to be disturbed by what was going on  around   us.    I  thought  I   would   test  whether he was really as calm as he  appeared.  I rodq up to him and,asked  him whether I might offer him a cigar,  since  1 noticed he was not  smoking.  Tie replied that he would be glad if I  had one to spare.   I presented to him  my  open   case,  in   which  there  were  only two cigars, one a very good Havana and the other of rather poor quality.   Moltke looked at. thorn and even  handled them-with great attention in  order to ascertain their relative value  and than .'with slow deliberation chose  the Havana.  'Very good.' he said composedly. This reassured me'very. much.  I   thought  if  Moltke   can   bestow   so  much   time   and   attention   upon   the  choice between two cigars things can-  ,not be very bad.   Indeed, a few min-  .utes later we heard the crown prince's  guns,  we observed unsteady and confused movements on the Austrian positions, and the battle was won."���������Car)  Schurz in McCIure's.  Good  HEDLEY  Investment  And  Will  Make  Money  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 many other'  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre of the  Similkameen  WON  THE  VERDICT.  the 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 proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will .unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  BBBBBS  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave.   (main st.)   $400 to $600  Other Streets    $200 to $400.  .... 1 dviTld....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  and 6 months, with  interest at the rate  of 6 per cent.  Those Who  Invest Now  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes   The Jury  Did   Its  Best to  Make Good i  Uncle Sam's Word.  General Tom Edgar, the first white  child  .born   on  Galveston   island   (his  j birthday was in June, 1S37), once nar-  ��������� V rated his experience as a juror in the  -case of a negro on trial for stealing a  ' mule.    It was in  18G5,   while  United  States soldiers were still in charge at  ^���������Galveston.    The   negro    pleaded    not  ; .guilty.-/ but the testimony  was pretty  clear against him.   His lawyer, ignoring the testimony,  based  his defense  1 upon   the   assertion   that   the   negro  could not possibly be guilty.  "Is it not a fact," he said, "that the  federal government promised to every'  freed-man two mules and sixty, acres  of land? No man can deny it, because  it is a fact. My client has not received his promised sixty acres of land.  He has not received his promised span  of mules. He has indeed got but one  mule, as these witnesses have testified,  and the United States still owes him I  another mule and sixty acres of land. I  I leave it to you, gentlemen," he said, .1 ���������  turning to the jury, "if the facts do J ^  not prove conclusively that my client j A  is not guilty of stealing this mule and j ���������  cannot under the circumstances have -  been guilty."  ; "That argument," said General Edgar, "tickled us so that we actually  returned a verdict of not guilty. I  don't believe the darks' ever did get  the other mule and the sixty acres, but  we did all ��������� we could to make Uncle  Sam's word"good."���������Success Magazine.  For Y^vill Particulars, Maps Etc.,  -MF������F,t-~V   TO-  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  F. H, FRENCH  Secretary and flanager,  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������$  ���������  ���������  The Chimney.  Where %vood is much used as a fuel,  according to Suburban Life, considerable soot collects in the chimneys, and  it is a source of many fires. The chimney should be burned out once a year  at least and the work done on a damp  day, or it may be swept out. A chimney is burned out by placing a bundle  of straw or similar material in the bottom of the flue and firing it To sweep  out a chimney a small metal ball about  four inches in diameter is hung on a  thin rope and pulled up and down in  the chimney until it is clean. WheD  not too high, the chimney can be cleaned by a brush on a jointed pole.  ���������  ���������  ���������  Birds That Play.  Some birds, like all children, like to  play, and Australia and New Guinea  produce the "bower bird," which builds  regular playhouses. These houses are  not a part of their nests, but are con-  structed usually in the shiipe of covered archways of little boughs two 01  three feet long, eighteen inches higli  and about as wide. They use these  houses simply for their games, as if  they were clubhouses. Generally these  playhouses are decorated with brighl  colored shells and feathers, just as  children decorate their playhouses.  THE EFFE6T  PR0DU6ED  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing imprint of the "home office���������is  a valuable aid to the local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town II Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the community in  which lie resides to give him their trade  Tlie Gazette Jot Department  Is the best equipped of any office in the  distinct, outside of Vernon and the  larger offices in the Boundary        ::        ::  Latest Tip Faces,  Hioli Grade Paper k  Artistic Arrangement  Are the three essentials to good work  :  ��������� ���������  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager.  First  Glass in  Every Respect.     Commercial and  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Pentioton-  Princeton  Stage. Line.-" .  Mining  KEREHEOS,  B. C.  ���������  &  ������  <$>���������  Do  you  ?  Lucky Future Generations.  There is a saying of Carl.vie that the  greatest hope of our world lies in the  certainty of heroes being born into it,  That is indeed a glorious certainty, but  the reference might be enlarged Birth  itself, we venture to say, noi of heroes  only, but of the generations in theit  succession, is the infinitely hopeful  thing. It is the guarantee that the  world will never grow old: that it will  never stand still; that no halt is to be  called in  its  eternal progress.  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters, ^c., T?c.  U Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition poster  II No job too small or none too large for us  There is one cheerful thing about  it.    You can have  the Victor-  Berliner Gram-o-phone  and  make the long" evenings at home  merry and glad with the splendid  voices of the great opera singers  and the popular songs and stories of those who devote their  lives to-making music  and entertainment.     The great  Bands of the world, the Negro Quartettes, the Violin, the  Cello, the Banjo���������all these too may be brought right into  your own home by the Victor-Berliner for your pleasure at a very trifling  cost.     But there isn't much use of talking���������you can't really believe what  we are saying until you go to a dealer and ask him to put on one of these  wonderful Records for you,���������then the real meaning of what we have been  saying will dawn upon you, and you will want a Victor-Berliner at once.  Write   us   for   free   catalogue   of the New   " Double Side"    Records.'  Price 90c, making the records 45c. each.  BERLINER   GRAM-O-PHONE  CO.  43  OF CANADA LIMITED,  MONTREAL.  TJie Bloclern  Vrojthft.  "Have we any modern pro;diets, pa������  pa?"  "Certainly! There's the promoter. Ho  can foretell >noro good thin;:; than did  the whole bunch of the pro;-hots with  a record."  4fr  ��������� 9  fcj$?  I  trial 0rSgrj^!*fl7hep1ia!E,'} prove  .5 n f i-< r  :r?svs>"  5**>v>  f/CTOmA^.C.  'O/,:.   "'  V

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