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 S's./-i'3'*iH*yl^-: ���������..(*���������>  ^^wcyariiWfS&sifcaa  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  VOLUAIK   IX.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY    0. 1913.  NUAlI.IEll    1.  -^  hi'  <"*  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  dentist  [IS years practice in Vancouvcr.J  S.O. L. Co.'s Ui.ocic  PENTICTON,       -       -       B. C  SLEEPY MINING EXCHANGE  Watch maker  HEDLEY, B.C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches,   Properties,   .Mines, .Timber.  Water Power.-;  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C  .V. 'J'llO.Ml'SO.V I'llOM* SKV.MOl.-l! iiilKI  .MGIi. WI'RTICK.V CA.VAOA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng-.  Otllucs unit 'Warehouse. 8l"-(i.'t I Scatty Street  Vancouver, B. C  -Grand .-'Union  J.   Jl U In.W' 1  urn mill llll'i   j  HEDLEY, B. C.  First Class Accommodation,   liar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Ciyars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  Hedley    Hiners'    and   TlHlmen's  '     Union, No. 161, W. F. of M.  Regular meetings of tlio Hedley Local, So.  I'll are lielfl on tho tirst anrl third Wednesday  in the month in Fraternity hall and the second  and fourth Wednesday at the X. 1*. Mine  O. M. Stevkns T, H. Wn.r.KV  President ' t'ln-Seurctary.  A. F. & A. M.  -KKti'yiviVlt- monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. J.'*. A. .F. & A. M.,  arc held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  brethren tire cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAHILTON.  w.m  H. D. BARNES  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity Hall the first and  third Thursdays in the month.  A. Cl.AIiK K. If. Sl.MI'SON   ���������  Counsel Clerk.  The Vancouver Chamber of Mines Gives  Out Some I-l&JTSs of the Year's  Production  Vancouver dailies in the last issue  of the old year had a report of mining  conditions in the province, supplied  them by F.-.i. Orosslancl, secretary of  the Vancouver Chamber- of Aline.-.  This report essays to give an approximate idea, of the production for the  year and in :i more or less cocksure  tone bands ontdefiuitely the dividends  paid in 1012 and among them credits  tlie Nickel Plate of Camp Hedley with  $180,000 which is only one half of what  the Medley Gold Alining Company  paid their shareholders during the  year.  The error was quite inexcusable as  tlK! Chamber of Alines knows, drought  to know, that this company pays its  dividends quarterly arid they had paid  the amount credited to them in the  first three quarters willi another  quarter to the good. In the last  quarter they paid as much as during  the first three quarters put together  and this was made public a little after  the dividend was declared, shortly  after the middle of the month of  December. IF the Chamber of Alines  and the Alining Exchange are the  same organization the secretary  ought to be better informed, for a free  copy of the Hedley Gazette goes there  every week at the request of the  exchange, and the Gazette has supplied  the information, and other papers in  the interior and in Spokane had  published it.  The secretary says: "For some unaccountable reason theminingindustry  oii .the coast, for the last few years,  has received less notice in the press  and irr reports than Unit of other  portions of the province."  Now we think that it is not very  long since Portland canal was receiving all kinds of attention.in -.the.-, press  of the province and Hidden Creek  which appears' to fully deserve attention is not being neglected.  WORK FOR THE RAILWAY  COMMISSION  \  One job which should, engage the  attention of the dloard of Railway  Commissioners-ill this district is the  lack of moans for transfer between the  Canadian Pacific and the Great Northern at- .Midway. lTiine anil again  shippers make mistakes and the railways make mistakes and goods which  should come in direct to Hedley with  out delay are found.to land in Alidway  arid then ensue moji'ths of delay and  barrels of correspondence and profanity before it can be got to move any  further'west. Tt is How seven years  since both roads were running into  Midway   and   there  Jias  surelv  been  INDECENT ASSAULT CASE  BREAKING THE GAME LAWS  ample time f<  railways   to   make  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1741 are held on  the   third    Monday   in    every  ���������mm  Jt&J*~- -   vSS"^^^5,n0ntl' in Fraternity Hull.   Visit'  inf? brethern are cordially invited lo attend.  II. .I.JON KS. XV. M.  G. .If. TU.HNKU. See't.  THE WENATCHEE BRANCH  Track-laying Now in Progress South of  Oroville  provision to transfer cars from the one'  road to the other. That the. railways'  have not done it. before now is evidence,  that that they don't want to and the  only way to deal witli individuals and  corporations who diyi't want to i.- to  make them. The only body which is  invested with powers lo compel these  corporation's to stand around and do  things a little livelier Lhan they are  inclined to do them -is the Board of  Railway Commissioners anil their  gootl of/ices in the matter cannot be  sought any too soon.. It is not. only  points in the Similkameen which an*  made to suffer by the lack of readiness  of the Great Northern and C.P.It. to  exchange freight at Midway, but the'  same trouble obtains for those living  at Greenwood who h.-ive goods come  over the Great Northern to Midway  and'cannot get them any farther'.  PARCEL POST LAWS  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will beat Home office in Oroville. 1st  to llth of each month.  Office  on  North   Main   Htroot.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL I'XCilXI'KI* and niflTISH  COLI-AHIIA  LAM) Sl'lU'lOVOi;  Star Building Princeton  MILLIARD'S  BERBER     ������ HI O R  KOIt AN I'.'ASV SUA VI-'  HOT A; COLD BATHS  Next doornorth of Grand Union Hold  W. H. T.  GAHAN  liiu'ristiT. Solicitor, Kb'.  MO.MOV  TO   LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  (Oroville Gazette.)  At last railroad building on thesouth  branch is no longer a promise, but a  thing of actual fact, and the day of  newspaper guessing and public disappointment is over. The doubting  Thomases down the valley, who from,  frequent false alarms have reached a  state of mind where all belief in the  possibility of track laying this winter  had disappeared, can now cast doubt  to the wind, for they are assured that  the cross ties are already in place for  several miles at this writing ami firmly  shod with two bands of steel. Afore-  over, the construction process is going  on 'every day as rapidly as a track  laying machine can vomit forth the  material to an active crew of muscular  laborcis. How long this activity is to  continue deponent sayeth not, but let  ns be satisfied that the construction  train is on the wing, and up to date  there has been no halt in proceedings  and the indications point to a coritina-  a| ion of t he good work.  The track is expected to reach  Tonasketthis week.  GENERAL NEWS  .1. Kit kup who has been government  agent at I'.ossland since the opening  of that c'liup has at his own request  been moved to the coast and will be  located at- Alberni.  The unrest, is said to be spreading in  India and the bomb outrage at Delhi  is not an isolated case.  Wm. Hlakemoie, the commissioner  t i investigate the complaints against  tne Ooiii'hoboiirs and their noncompliance with the laws, has reported  favoring patience and leniency. For  any infractions of the law that may  have to he proceeded against Iliad vises fines rather I ban imprisonment.  Most of laboring men nowadays are  striking for shorter hours, but tracklayers on the Canadian Northern are  st i iking for longer hours.  Castro, the stormy ex-prcsidcnt. of  Vcnczul.'i.is likely to be deported from  the United States as an undesirable.  Beginning January 1st, 1913, fourth  class ' matter* irr the United States is  made to include all kinds of merchandise, including farm .and factory  products, not lreretvifore���������'���������"- included,  except-perishable matter. Parcels will  be carried through the mail weighing  notrriorethan.il pounds nor greater  in size than. 72 inches in length and  girth combined. ���������  . The new parcels post is divided into  eight' postal zones. The first zone  will be an area within 50 miles radius  of any given post office.' The second  within 150 miles ; third within iJOii;  fourth, 6U0 ; fifth, 1,000 ; sixth, 1,-100 ;  seventh, 1,800; eight, all in excess of  the seventh zone.  This zone scheme is the basis for  determining distance and rates except that parcels up to four ounces,  regardless of distance will be charged  at a flat rate of one cent per- ounce.  Above that weight-up to the limit of  11 pounds the rates increase from the  first zone of 50 miles to the eight zone  of over 1.S00 mires.  The cost of carriage has been determined as follows :���������  1st  .Each  11  lb.  add'l  lbs  It. F. D. and city del.  ....(.to  .01  .15  50-mile zone   ....0(1  Mi  ..'iii  150-mile zone      . . ..0(i  .01  .10  MOO-milc zone      ....07  .05  .57  500-mile zone       OS  .()(!  .OS  1000-mile zone   .... ()'.)  .07  .70  l 100-mile zone    10  .0!)  1.00  ....11  .10  1.11  Over 1S0O miles       ...12  12  l.'.t'l  The cost of service has, undoubtedly,  been put on a maximum basis, the  theory being that it will be both easier  and inon* popular to reduce charges  after t he sei vice gets well established  than it will be to raise the rates if  found insufficient to cover t he expense  of the service.  Hates on smaller parcels up to five  pounds are low in comparison with  the express rates, but as the packages  increase in woightthey finallya ppro.-tcb  the express tarills.  The close of the year found  Charles  May, who had formerly worked at the  Nickel Plate, a prisoner in the lockup,  charged with committing an   indecent  assault   upon   Margaret   Ilea ley.  who  had for- most of the year been waitress  at the Grand Union Hotel.    The   complaint was made by the girl herself to  constable Sproule  who   took the man  into custody without warrant on  the  afternoon of  December  the 2.SUi  and  made no report of the circumstance to  the local magistrate until   well   on   in  the afternoon   of  .Monday.   December  IJOth.    It. is well   known   between   the  constable and the magistrate, that the  latter- who gives his" time and labor  to  ihc.-e indictable offence cases   without  a   cent   of   remuneration    makes   no  pretense of hearing  them   during  the  busiest time of the  week  for  him.-elf  hut will remand where necessary for-a  more convenient time.     In   this  case,  however, as the man had already   lain  so  long  in   the  lock-up   and    it    was  necessary that he   be   brought   up  for  either   hearing   or   remand   within  a  certain time, and exception was made  and sufficient time was given the same  evening by the magistrate to   remand  him    until   after    New     Year's   Day  When Thursday,  the clay  set  for  the  hearing arrived it was found that   the  girl had left for the   United  Slates on  the afternoon of the day before.    That  she had gone to avoid giving evidence  and   thereby   seeking   to    clear    the  culprit in that way, was quite evident,  but whether the scheme was  her own  or  had   been   planned   for   her-   is   a  matter for opinion.    One thing is very  sure arrd that is that she compromises  her own   reputation   considerably  by  doing so, if a. reputation   can   be  compromised   where   the demeanor, and  fictions were so  indiscreet as  to give  rise   to   the   talk   which     had     heen  indulged   in.       The   case   was   again  reinatidedailit-il Saturday .to-give time  to get her  back,   but as  she did   not  letui n the case was gone on with  and  the man did the wise thing to own up  to what   he  had  done and   make  his  statement which was taken down and  sent-  forward   with   his commitment.  Should he elect for speedy' trial   when  he goes to Kamloops, as he undoubtedly should, it   will  doubtless  result in  his dismissal  in   the absence of  prosecution.      Meanwhile   it   will   be   a  lesson to hini  in  a good   many  ways  and  should   he   choose   to   seek   em  ploymeiit in  Hedley    again    he   will  arrange his  plans differently all   the  way through.    The details in this case,  are given thus fully not   because  it is  deemed   of  sufficient   importance   to  warrant it but to show some   who  are  prone to talk that  they don't always  know   what  they are   talking about,  and also to  give  the   public  accurate  data   upon     which     to     base     their  conclusions.  Canadian   trade  increasing rapidly,  apples    are   finding  there.  with Australia is  Hritish Columbia,  a.   reailv   market  FORESTRY ITEMS  The foresters in charge of the  national forest, of Arizona have printed a placard as follows :���������  TIIK SIX   lU'I.ICS   RIBCAIIK   WITH   I'lliK  IN TUK   MOUNTAINS.  If every mem her of the public strictly  observed these simple rules the great  annual loss by forest fires will he  reduced to a minimum.  1. Be sure your match is out before  you throw il away.  2. Knock out- your pipe ashes or  throw your- cigar or cigarette stump  where there is nothing to cat eh lire.  '.). Don't build a camp lire any larger  than is absolutely necessary. Never  leave it, even for a short time, without  putting it. out with water or earth.  -I. Don't- build a .'amp lire against  a tree or log. I IniId a small one where  you can scrape away the needles,  ieaves or grass from all sides of it.  j ~>. Don't build bonfires. The wind  I may come up at any time and start a  fire which you cannot control.  (i. If you discover a fire, put it out if  possible: if you can't, get Word of it to  the nearest forest ranger or lire warden  as quickly as you possibly can.  On    Saturday    last    district   game  warden ('. Schisslcr of   Princeton   had  John Bciim,-n settler lately   from   the  .United Slates, up before   A.   Megraw.  magistrate,   on   a   charge    containing  three counts, all of which were in contravention of the Game Prelection Act  ���������these wore: having deer meat in his  possession on theHrdday oi"  January,  exceeding the bag   limit   and .hunting  deer  in   British   Columbia ' without   a  license within six mouths afler   entering the province.    The   game   warden  conducted    his   own     case    and     the  'defendant was   represented   by   I.   II.  Mallet, barrister,   of Greenwood.    To  prove his case the   prosecutor   himself  gave  evidence.      in   reference   to   the  count of having venison  in   possession  he testified   of  having,   under   search,  wan-ant obtained in   lYinci'lon. found  a couple, of pieces   of   venison hanging"  up orr a hook   outside   the  defendants  door and produced the pieces in court;  as ti) exceeding the bag   limit   he   had  found six hides of deer that-he believed  to   have   been   killed    within   a   i'o.w  months,   and    in    support  of  having  hunted   without   a    licence   within  a  period of six months: he placed defend  ant.s father  in   the   witness   box  and  ascertained that they had crossed   the  boundary line   into. British   Columbia  on or about the 27th of .lune last.-   The  defendant   testified    that,     the     meat  found had been thrown out in the yard  at the end of   the  open  season- as '-required by the game law and had   been  picked up hy. him .and  placed on   the-  hook where they had heen found until  they could be boiled fur the   chickens.  In   this   he   was  corroborated.'by the  evidence of his   wife,    lie  swore   that  he had   killed   four   deer  during  the  open season arid his wife testified that,  unless he had killed deer  that  he  did  not bring home he had only killed four  as   that   was   the   number      he     bad  hi ought  horne'._ _Coun.seL.���������fpi'__M1e ..d.e.r..  fence   cross-examined    rigidly dui-ing  the hearing and   made a strong  plea  for a liberal interpretation of  the  law  (in various points  which  he indicated.  The bench held the count of exceeding  the  bag  limit .unproved.    There  was  reasonable  doubt  as   to   whether   the  intent of the law was  violated   in   the--  matter of having venison in'possession  and the defendant had the right to the-  benefit of that doubt.    The   matter  of  hunting without a licence- within' six  months after coming to  the  province  was    held     to     have     been     proven.  Counsel for-  the  defense asked  for a  suspension of tlie sentence on   various  grounds.    The bench, in   partial  compliance,   reserved   judgment   pending  reference   to   the   Attorney General's  department as the penalty  laid  down  in the Act seemed unduly severe and  there were extenuating circumstances  attending the   case   which   warranted  reference  to  a   higher   source   before  inflicting so  seven.'  a   penalty, as   it  meant the payment of $150 in addition  to the costs of the court.  So far as the game warden is concerned then* is no wish to convey the  idea, that he has shown any disposition  to in any way exceed cither his powers  or his duty, lie is simply given the  law lo enforce as il is and he is trying  to do it, and as a result <>f hi- efforts  there is a far more whiilcsiiinc r e.-pect  of the .game law and disposition to  obey it than there has ever been in  the (iislriet before.  WHISKEY  CASES  TRY THE  edley Gazette! '-���������-*��������� ^������������������"^mi-'i������* ^m ^^wv ������������������������  ~ ��������� the Province, has establish.id a bureau  for  of information in  the  Forest   Hianch,  Victoria,  from   which  statistics, etc..  On Saturday last I wo cases of supplying liquor to an interdict- were up  before the local magisli a leand i esilh d  in Ihe regulation fine of $1110 and (���������������������������-is  oi' four months. Tlie cuipiits were  Sain Wo. Chinaman, and Walter  McDonald, and the inicruirl supplied  was AI. .1. Alehcr, better known as  "York;,." The la tier packed a boltle  to Yorky in his room in Ihe Great.  Northern Hotel, somewhere about ihe  ���������20t.li December, and the (.'hinauiaii on  Christmas Kve had Vniky in hi.-- house  in Chinatown and went up tnwu and  bought a bolt le of whiskey and look it  down to him. Moth denied Ihe charge  bill as McDonald was himself di unk al  the time he packed the hoi tie he may  not have leniembered anything about  it. The Chinaman while denying il  in   court   admitted    out   of court   to  |        ���������-���������- >..-. .. .-- .--.....- ...lib.....,..-,       >..,,... I, Mill .........   .-v.-  ...���������  T-MflP       Ynh     "PirJntf"if]P" ' ,'<>"'u'l'"ly'   tlH'   ,'("'('"k1,   ",u*   ,lu'   forest'g.-ttingllic bottle but said he  did   not  A    IIIC      J *JU     X   A 1"UU5 , ill(lusn.it,s m.iy l)(. h;uL ) ,.nmv V(M|-V wls'OM die interdict list. THE HKDLFY GAZETTK .IAN 0.    MI1S  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued (in Thursdays, by the Hi:oi.i:v 1������asm>*.tti-  l'KlS'l-INU ,\NP I'L'lll.ll-lllXO COMPANY,  Li.mitkii.   at. Iludlov.  H.C.  .���������Subscriptions in Advance  PtrYcir.....���������:-.'..-..-...-...-.��������� S'AWl  :'���������;,    "   (United Staves) ; ��������� ..... .ti.ofl  ' Ailvertissmg Spates  "Vloa.-nn'oiiioiiL. 1_ lines to tbo inch.  Lain! Notice'i'^Cert'lio.aos of improvement, etc. j     To carry out the st rict letter   of   1  :.   ������7.(ID for lifl-diiy notii.'us, and SS.IKI for illl-day  notiees. '  Transient Advertisements���������not- exeeediiif* one  inch, *U.0(i for,one insertion, --'.i cent*' for  eiic.li sulisecpiont insertion.. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for tirst insertion and 5  cents pet- line for each'subsequent, insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  ' Clianjies for contract advertisements should  be in l.ne olliee hy noon on Tuesday to soouro  attention for that week's issue  Advertisements will be (-ItanKod onco-every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge, For changes oftener than once a month  the price of composition will ho charged at  rojxular rates. .  Con'crar.'t Advertisements���������One inch per month  'Sl.iO; over 1 incli and up to I inches, Ssl.OO  per inch pormonth. To constant, advertisers  tiilciiii! larger space than  four'inches,' oil  application", rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on si'/.e of space and length  of time.  A. MEGRAW. ManaKinc liditor.  itHMinmi  New Moon  (i  First (iiinr.  11.  1913  .IAN  1.91 IS  KBKimSMr^aKnnBiia Mita iMntoaeMW  Sun. Mon.Tucs. WmI. Tim. FrS. Sat.  HI*  I  o  12  19  U  13  20  '��������� I  11  21  2S  15  22  21)  -9  10  2'.',  3d  I!)  17  21  31  1  11  IS  PROTECTING   THE GAME  The prosecution in Hedley a few  days ago for infractions of the Game  Protection Act has drawn the attention of the public to many imperfections in the existing law. That it- has  many excellent points and is inmost  of its provisions well calculated to  preserve the. game is very true, and  ' for that part of it we have reason to  be thankful; but- there, are many  other features that mar.it by making  it an instrument 'for oppression irr the  hands of any who may have any" inclination tu misuse it.  A law under which it would be difficult to secure, a conviction for an infraction would afford poor protection  to the game, and the present law has  steered as far. away from that evil as  it is possible to get. Where, a hunter'  is not- disposed to walk the straight  and narrow way a live game warden  will have little trouble in landing him  on some one of its many prongs. One  of the most effective features of the  law which makes it operate in the  direction indicated is that of laying  the onus of proof on the accused.  That part of it is all right, and it  would be a mistake to change that in  any way.  Of the weak features a serious defect is that of permitting so much  chopping and (-hanging to be done by  order in-cmuicil and placing so much  power in the hands of the Provincial  Game Warden who is in many cases  vested with powers and privileges  above those of the legislature itself,  for there art; cases where statutory  enactments may be superseded at his  whim, if he should happen to get an  unduly big hold on the executive ear-,  and there is reason to fear- that he.  has. What makes that feature all  the more serious is that a certain  niggardliness in the administration of  the Act makes little or no provision  for giving the public due notice of the  changes that are made by order-in-  couneil for they are not promugated  in the public papers which is the  proper medium by which to reach the  people who have no opportunity of  seeing these orders-in-council as they  appear in the official B. C. Gazette.  Another bad feature of some of these  orders iii-council is the obscurity in  meaning produueed by excessive verbosity and a, needless juggling with  names in description of the different  species.   For the purposes of the Act  it should be :-.ullle.ii-iil to (li-tiuguisb  between caribou, moose, mountain  sheep, mountain goals and the eoin-  inon deer, and this mixing up of the  names Columbia or coast deer, mule  deer or white-tailed or black-tailed  deer is senseless rot and should be  discontinued, I'm it answeis no good  purpose and lends only lo confuse and  obscure.   ' " " " Inlaw as it stands is to lose sight entirely.of the wise intent of the law. Take  for instance the clause or clauses relating to having venison in possession;  there are a hundred ways in which an  absolute liter al application would be  clearly wrong and utterly opposed t.o  either law, justice or common sense.  The. real intent must have been to  prevent men during the open season  from slaughtering deer in quantity  and slocking up their larders for half  the year. When the law permits a  man to kill a deer- on December loth  it-surely does not .mean that he and  all his neighbors to whom he may  give portions, are to gorge themselves  for the space of five or ten days as the.  case may be, in order to have none in  their possession by the time which  tlie law now states it will be. unlawful  to have in the. possession-; and neither  could it have meant that they should  waste oi-destroy what small portions  may be left. A circular letter to.game  ���������wardens and magistrates showing  what leeway ihi'.y might observe in  in -rases where small quantities are  found in-private dwellings would help  and should not entail much trouble or  cost in the particular 'department of  the'government that has to do- with  game and game regulations.  What is needed is a caieful re-enactment of the law on both sensible and  scientific lines or we. will soon have no  game to protect. The people are not  opposed to a rigid game law nor yet  to I lie efficient enforcement of such.  On the contrary, they want it. From  Sept. 2nd to December 15 is altogether  too long to kill deer. Hundreds of  buck are killed every year after the  15th of November that are not fit for  use and are left to rot in the hills.  Every district should have its game  association which should make a  study of the habits and breeding of  the different game animals in their-  district and the views of these should  de obtained in the re-enactment of a  reasonably permanent game law- with  which the public may become familiar  and have done with this eternal  chopping and changing by order-in-  council.  PflLfl6&  yveru, Feed & Sale Stables   IIKDLICY    II. C,   '  ; *ii A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    ".! Orders for Teaming  I promptly attended to.  :  Office ot Dominion Express Company.  W O O D    F O It   S A L 13 ���������'  I'lione 11.  ,     INNIS   BROS. Proprietors.  foOTEL SIMILKAMEEN!  { HEDLEY, B. C. *  ,- An Up-to-date   First-Class Hotel ,  | RATES MODERATE ,.  \ F. J. DOLLEMORE <  j3 Proprietor. ������  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate,  Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under  Land  Act and        ,  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Hay Insurance Co.  Maryland Casualty Co  Ucoan Accident and ('iiai-antce Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  The Science of Saving'  In a nutshell, the science of wiving: money and',  of successful investment is   ku*gely  the  science-  of self-control.  A Sayings Account in  THE   BANK   OF  British  North America  "will assist you wonderfully Ln the developnaient  of   self-control.      Why   not   open   one   NOW'-?'  76    YEARS   IN    BUSINESS  CAPITAL AND RESERVE OVER $7,500,000  Hedley  Branch,  H. H. Hobbs, Manager  WATER NOTICE  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the read  ings show-  ing temperature,   etc.,  for  the week  ending Jan.   -I, 19111:  at the >n*-*i".  Maximum  Minimum  Dec 22           .           35  12  23         ..        :k  U  21          ..        :u  10  Jan    1           ..          20  -15  2           ..          2S  ���������>  '     3           ..          20  0  ���������I           ..          10  -7  Average maximum tempera  tyre 2(5.1-1  Average minimum            do  3.57  Mean temperature  1-1.87  Rainfall for the week     .00  inches.  Snowfall        "        "          S.O  .,  For a Licence to Take and Use Water  Motice is hereby given that The Daly Reduc-  ���������^ tion Co., of Hedley, B.C., will apply for a  licence: to take and use MOD cubic feet per second  of watorouttheSiinilk.-auoeii river, which flows  in a .southerly direction throiiKh Hedley, 1$. C.  and empties in the Okanitgiiii river near Oroville. The water will be diverted at a point  on or between lot 1S3J and lot '2SI00 and will be  used for power purposes on the land described  as Lot- 'J!K)(I.  This notice was posted on the {"round on the  III day of November, I'll*". The ii.ppliuat.ion will  be tiled in the olliee of the Water Commissioner at Fairview, H. C.  Objections may be Hied with too said "Water  Commissioner, or the Controller of Water  tights,  parliament Buildings.   Victoria, It. C:  . ThCiDalyKedui-tion Co., I.ta  '���������'' 's, <!. 1'. Jones, AKont  WATER   NOTICE  For a License to Take and Use Water.  TNTOTICK is hereby given that Percy FA.  -^ Howell of Green Mountain, ranclicr, will  apply for a license to take and use WO inches of  water out of Sheep Creek, which Hows in an  easterly direction through Lot "I'liHi and empties  into Okanagan Lake, near Penticton. The  water will be diverted at. IOt) feet from the S.K.  corner of Lot 1707, and will be used for irrigation and domestic purposes on tlio land  described as Percy Ed. Howell's Pre-emption.  This notice was posted on the ground on the  SOtli day of iJecember, l!lr>. The application  will be tiled in the oftice of the Water Recorder  at Fairview,  Objections may be filed with the said water  Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria. B.C.  o'J-l V. K. Howell, applicant.  FRUIT    T R E E S  Buy Hea-Tithy Home Grown Trree-s  No Danger of Importing Pests        No Injury from Fumigation  No Orying Out in Course of Shipment  Protect Yourself fc>y Buying Ouir Trees  Write for catalogue and Price List to  THE   RIVERSIDE   NURSERIES  Dept. B. GRAND FORKS, B.C.  Established in 1900 125 ACRES .':'���������..,  Representative-\S. Dynes, Penticton  js*. IJ._\Ve  have   Dwarf stock in���������Mcintosh Red,  Wealthy, Jonathan,'Cox's  Orange, Ontario,'Northern Spy and Wagener.   .  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������������  ���������  A Nice Stock of  CRANBERRIES  CELERY  SWEET   POTATOES  ORANGES  DATES  FIGS  RAISINS and CURRANTS  For the New Year Trade.  While in see our Cut Glass and China.  "\X7"E wish our Patrons a Happy and  ��������� ���������"* -Prosperous New Year  ���������  t  0  ������ Schubert's Supply Stores It  MINERAL ACT  COlrrtKSl'ONOINO  WEKIC OK LAST   YKAlt  Highest maximum temperature 21.  Average maximum  do  12.1 J  Lowest minimum  do  13.  Average  minimum  do  -2.75  Mean  do  4.71  AT  THE  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Dec 20  m  , .  i!i.  HO  m  ,   .  30  81  ���������11  0  .Ian   1  HO  t t  10  2  27  t .  28  .'5  *   29  15  4  22  2  Average  maximum tempera  tine 33.28  Average  minimum  do  10.42  Mean  do  24.85  Rainfall for the  week  .00  inches  Snowfall  i.  u  LOO  it  COHHKSl'O.VDING WKKIC OK LAST YKAH  Highest maximum temperature 25.  Average do do 10.  Lowest minimum do -7.  Average do do 0.  Mean do 8.  Bruce Ismay is retiring from the  general management of the White  Star line. It is believed he was  advised to do so by the director���������  ei'R".'II''lCATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  T AST Chance Fraction, Last Chance, Avoca,  ���������lj Summit Fraction, Goodview Fraction,  Jack Pino, Primrose Fraction, Deadwood and  Cyclone Fraction Mineral Claims situate, in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of Yule District,  Where located���������In Camp Hedley.  Take notice that I. Duncan WooiIh, Free  Miner's Certificate No. I0HI1H, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a eertilicate of imorovc-  ments, for the purpose of obtaininfc a Crown  Grant of tlio above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section It", must bo commenced before the  issuance of such Certillcate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day of December, lill'J.  iVilO DUNCAN WOODS  WATER NOTICE  For a Licence to Take and   Use   Water  Notice is hereby (tfvc.11 that Similkanieen  Fruit Lands (,'0. of Winnipeg Manitoba will apply for a licence to take and use  live cubic teet of water out of Similkameen  River which (lows in a Southerly direction and  empties into tlie U.S.A. near the Roundary  Line. Tho water will be diverted at. one mile  below Keremeos St. and will be used for Irrigation purposes on the land described as all the  lands belonging to tho above company.  Tliis notice was posted on the ground on tho  llth day of December. 11112. The application  will be llled in the oillco of the Water Recorder  at Fairview, li. C.  Objections may be filed with tlie said Water  Recorder or with   tho   Comptroller of   "Water  Rights,   l'arliiunent Buildings. Victoria, 11. C.  Similkameen Fruit Lands Coy.  It. L. Cuwston  ���������Ul-I  TENDERS WANTED  'endors will bo received for material   and  work in fencing the cemetery.   Apply to  F. II. FRENCH  France, has spent over forty million  dollars irr an endeavor to prevent the  erosion of the .soil from mountains  whose slopes have been denuded of  timber through forest fires.  The forest industry had a value to  British Columbia in 1!)11 of $28,000,000  ���������almost equivalent to the value of the  foodstuffs produced and imported.  HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  *Km\Km\nm%m%m\Vt\%m\t^^^^  Plumbing and Keating', Sheet  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,  in-Mm-dock's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  H. DIGNAN  Practical Workmen Proprietors  PRINCETON, B. C.  1  ' &_  X  THE   MOTTO  OF  THIS  ���������  ii.il Lite ol Giinada  "The Largest Amount of Assurance  for the  Least Possible Outlay."  The reasons why they can do this are :���������  1. The Expense Rate of this company is unusually  low���������considerably lower than many other  Canadian Companies.  2. Its Death Rate is remarkably favorable���������being  only about one-half of the amount "expected"  and provided for, showing careful selection  of lives.  ;*>. Its High-Class Investments have been such  that in the 41 years during which the  Company has been doing business, not one  dollar received from its Policy-holders has  been lost out of the millions invested for  their security.  These conditions produce large profits, and large  profits mean good results to Policy-holders. A policy in  this Company pays.  A. MEGRAW  ���������  W. J. TWISS  t Vancouver  Manager for B.C.  Local Agent THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JAN 0.     LOW.  Town and District.  Itev. A. II. Oiiiiii'ron'.s Hcilley friends  were pleased lo see him hack agaiir  anil find him fully recovered from the  illness he had dining his trip to the  prairies. He was .-is far cast as Bran-  don and as far north as Edmonton and  during the trip met many from the  Siinilkameen. At Brandon he met -Mr.  and Mrs. McEwen, father and mother  of Dr. McEwen, who sent regards to  their Hedley friends. At Oarherry he  met Richard Elmhirst anil at Edmonton had dinner with Mr. and Mrs. L.  G. MacHallie. There also- he met  others from the Similkninccn iiiiioii1,'  whom he (-mentioned (George Kirby.  The growth of Calgary and Edmonton  were hot.li of them very much a  -siir|iri.-.e to him, hut particularly  Calgary. In Nelson, 13.C, lie. met and  had dinner with Mr. and Mrs. .W. C.  Martin, whom he found too happy to  he penitent.  Scarcity of cars is interfering with  the coal output of the. Princeton Coal  and Land Go. It is more than annoying to the coal company to have their  operations hampered in this way after  they have gone to the expense of  equipping their mine with plant to  handle a much bigger output than the  rolling stock of the Great Northern  appears to he a hie to transport for  them. The railways are in the habit  of complaining that branch lines'do  not pay because the districts into  which they are built cannot supply  sufficient tonnage for them, but this  shortage of cars for Similkameen coal  and the fact also that the Hedley Gold  Mining Company had to wait weeks  for the new boiler they recently installed because no cars could he got  to haul it irr, docs not help very much  to bear out their contention.  and the wage claim*- the ones likely to  do tin* most harm would he appeased  and till'chances niade brighter-'for all  to get out.  Hedley experienced a coal famine  last week. There is plenty of it al  Princeton but the Great Northern  could'nt supply the cars to bring it  down.  The social event of the winter'will  be the Hospital Masquerade Ball on  Friday, January :21-th. . Now is when  originality in the design of a costume  will count. '     .       '  Heavy snowfall between here and  the coast made the mails very  irregular last week.. The blockades-  were worse south of the line than they  were in B.C. and 'fchV rail ways "hacl "to  he neighborly for a while irr allowing  rival roads to run trains over their  lines.  A. Al. Hill returned from Kelowna  on Friday last to he on hand in  good  time   for ...the  opening- of  school  on  ["'   Monday morning.  Miss Avoiiia Jones left again on  Friday hist for Victoria to resume her  studies at St. Margaret's school for  girls which she had been attending  since the summer holidays. She was  accompanied by her mother who may  stay a few days on the coast after  taking her- back to the school. .  Skating is reported to he fairly good  on the river and quite a few are taking  advantage of it. The rink is still out  of commission���������not for lack ot frost  hut for luck of judgment and experience. They will never get a decent  sheet of ice while they persist in  constantly running cold water directly  on to the ice from pipes.  "VV. F. Law of Vancouver went up  the line on Saturday to inspect placer  operations on the Tulameen in which  he is interested. He had been called  by a message from the superintendent  in charge of operations informing him  that the workings had struck the old  channel for which they were drifting  and both gold and platinum were  plentifully in evidence. The old days  of placer activity on the Siinilkameen  and its tributaries bid fair to be revived.  The latest advices regarding the  Golden Zone affair's are said to be a  little more favorable for* settlement  than formerly, Effort is being made  by interested parties on the coast to  raise enough money to pay off the  more insistent judgments and the  wage claims, and giving assurance to  the other claimants of full settlement  a little later on. Should any holder of  a judgment whose'claim is small compared with the total indebtedness insist.  on execution and the property should  go to the sheriff's hummer it would not  likely bring enough to settle the  claims of half a dozen of the larger of  them arrd the buyer would he the only  man who would have any show to  make gain from it. The .Tenckes  Machine Co. who supplied the mill  which was not paid for in full are said  to he the most bloodthirsty of the  batch at present. 'Their-judgment is  of lorrg standing arrd amounts to  something over $1000.00. If money  enough is got  together  to  pay these  ' Now that the days are beginning to  lengthen from both ends each day  from this end will begin to count.  Alieady the net gain amounts to  about 20 minutes.  The beginning of the week found  Hedley in the throes of the first real  storm of the winter. The cold was  not very severe but when accompanied  by wind and snow it begun to resemble  somewhat- the .old time hack east  winter storms that always meant  snow blockades. If Tweddle's auto  can manage to maintain its schedule  through this storm it should he good  for most of the winter.  The new teacher who succeeds Miss  Easton is Miss McCa Ifery, sister of Dr.  McCaffery of Princeton. She entered  orr her duties with the re-opening of  school on Monday morning.  The Voigtaeal with the B.C. Copper  Co. for- his group of claims orr Copper  Mountain is now known to be off for  the present. Nevertheless this,does  not mean that the company ai-e going  to pull out from Copper Mountain for  they own outright a number of promising claims apart from those under  bond from Mr. Voigt; besides it is not  improbable that a compromise will be  arrived at between them and the deal  go through on modified terms. A  report reached here last week that the  B C.'s foreman in charge of the works  had been arrested at the instance of  Victor Voight for taking the drill  cores off the ground, but the rumor  appears to have been exaggerated.  I. li. Hallett, barrister and police  magistrate of Greenwood, was in'town  over Sunday, having corrre in on Saturday to look after the Golden Zone  matter which he has in hand for the  lienholders. While here he was retained hy John Beam to defend him  on the game law case. Mr. Hallett is  also solicitor for the B.C. Copper- Co.  and had been up at Princeton on  business connected with the company's  operations in the Similkameen.  A funny story is told on Mi*. I. H.  Hallett irr connection with game'. law  infraction cases. His mime is Isaac  and as police magistrate for the town,  he sat on a case of infraction of the  game law for deer killing in which his  decision was rrot acceptable tp,���������tb.t*  game warden over there. 'Hero, also  he was counsel for the defendant in a  case of deer killing which, would indicate that, he��������� does riot look with a  very severe eye orr the man who may  be brought before the courts in the  present condition hi* the provincial  game law. .Some might attribute this  leniency-on his part to a modern day  fulfilment of the old scriptural text  "And Isaac loved Es-.au because he did  eat of the venison."  - Mrs. Jackson and Miss Jackson returned last week from a visit to  Northport.  Constable Sproule left orr Monday  for Kamloops with Charles May as  prisoner in his charge.  The mails have been very irregular  during the past week and no coast  dailies later than January first got.  through to Hedley before the 7th.  Mount. Allison University graduates  lesident in the city will regret to heai  of the death of Mr*. Charles Pickard,  one of the members of the Board of  Regents. His death occurred Decern  her 2(5. He has been ill from cancer.  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Synopsis of Coal Milling Regulations  COAL milling rights of tho Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, jtlio .North-west Territories tipd in ii portion of the Province of Uri-  tish Columbia, may bo leased for a term of  twenty-one -year's at an annual rental of Si an  acre. Not more than ���������2.5M) acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a loal-o must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which'tho rights applied for  are situated.  Iii surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be aecompanied by a  fee of So which will be; refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the riiuruiiunG-  ablo output of the mine at the rate of live oeuts  per ton  Tho person operating the miiio shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns aceountint' for  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  and nay the royalty thereon, if trie coal mining rights are not being operated, such returns  should be furnished iit'leiistonee ayear.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  be considered necessary for the working of the  mine tit the rate of SI0.pt) an acre.  For full information application should bo  made to the Seerotury of the Department, of  the Interior'. Ottawa, or to any Agent or riuli-  Agnnt of Dominion Lauds.  XV. U'.CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.H.-Uiiaiitli-.i'ized publication of this advertisement will not be paid lor. !l-(it:i  *  We all have plans for the coming year;  May they all be Realized���������  both yours and ours���������  and may the New Year be one of ���������  Health, Happiness and Prosperity  for all the people of Hedley  Is the wish of  F. H. French     i  t  >���������-������*������������������*���������������������������**���������*������������������**������������������**���������**������������������**���������*<������*  OPENING    UP  Goods are arriving every day and already  some nice lines are on display.  20th Century Clothing W. G. & R. Shirts  fl nice line of Men?s Ties Fine Stock of Underwear  The Shoe stock and other lines will be cm  hand in a few days.  Remember the Place���������Shier's Old Stand .  h. c  free;v\an  07tl������>  ������>���������  J0*gS ~&&n<ri&&l0ii>/6l>  4 ?wf  The London Directum 60. Ltd.  25, Abchiirch Lane, London, E. C.  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It is printed in sepia on henry board ready for  framing, arrd will be of the greatest educational value in the home,  the school arid the library.  The Prime Minister, HON. Ii. L. BORDEN, occupies a. central  position, and is shown standing at the head of the Council Tahle.  Seated about him are his colleagues.  Dimly in the background the features of Sir John Macdonald  look down on his successors.  How to Obtain the Picture  This fine engraving, of which a limited number have been prepared, will be sent  FREE OF CHARGE  9  _ .��������� __.__���������=. . ^  in Sepia  of the  f  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  to new subscribers, or- to old subscribers,   who renew their subscriptions for one year ($3.00).  For- out of towrr subscriber's the picture will be tubed and postage prepaid.  Non-subscribers may obtain copies on payment of *>0 ceirts. If  mailed, ten cents extra for'tubing and postage.  Applications and remittances (cash 'must accompany order),  must be made to  The Circulation Manager  "News-Advertiser," Vancouver.  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  *������?  9  9  9  9  9  9 THK  HKDUSY <iA/.KTTK. .IAN 9.  15)13  ggma  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Maurice Daly left' on Friday to  resume his attendance at Goir/.aga  College, Spokane.  A paper arrived in the local post  office addressed to \V."-U. Giegerieh,  Hell, B.C. It. first found its way into  Royal Oak, Bruce Co.. Ont., the post*-  .niastcr of that, place wrote on #the  wrappei " No Hell in Hoyal Oak "' try  lb dley, B.C.  Misses Winnie and Mabel Manny  returned last Saturday after spending  a pleasant holiday with their uncle at  Kelowna. On the 'trip they were  accoriipiiiiied by Miss Brett,' school  teacher of Siiiiilkameeii, who had  been spending the holidays with her  people in Armstrong.  J. J. Ainistiong and II. B. Armstrong and wife left for the coast cities  on Monday last.  On Tuesday of last week the Trans-  Pro vincial Road surveyors after getting  through with the woik between  Brrdi'bville anil Princeton stayed over  night in town and the following  morning took a four-horse special for  Penticton, en route for Vancouver.  A number of Keremeos people attended the masquerade ball at  Princeton on New Years' Eve arrd  report having had a lirst rate time.  Mr-,. Daly, Miss Daly, W. M. Daly,  Miss Corrigan. Misses Violet and Rita  Kirby, Mrs. .1. A. Brown, William R.  Hope and Lome 0. Coleman were  among the happy throng.  At Penticton. by the Rev. .1. A.  Cleland, Catherine McDonald of  Keremeos and Abraham Harris of  Summerland were united in the bonds  of holy matrimony.  ' The prizes given by ���������'Mrs. F. ,- B.  'Gibson for the best essay on ������������������ Tithes'"  was worr by Mr. W. H. Quant in the  senior'and Miss'Vrole.t Honeywell..fin*,  the ���������junior��������� of the Sunday School.-  There were -three judges for the coin-,  petition who after mucli discussion  the majority ruled and the pi izes were  rewarded as mentioned. We were  sorry.to hear one of the judges, the  one out of'the three, still' stick out  that the prize in his idea should have  been given to so and so. ��������� To talk that  way in public   and   in   front   of   the  ,   winner is. at the least unsportsmanlike  To the wihner'all credit is due.   Don't  _ belittle a winner if he and she runs  right.  Mrs, Kirby sent out a special rig to  Penticton last week with a number- of  passengers, including J. Sharp of  Penticton who had been relieving at  Bank of-Commerce hero and.the .well-  known Billy Bryant.who was" on Iris-  way to Nararnata to shoot biscuits at  a.mulligan hunt.  Miss Violet Kirby entertained her  friends on."*Tuesday livening at the  Keremeos Hotel when about twenty  guests were present and engaged in  dancing until after midnight. All  were delighted with the enjoyable  evening spent.  On Monday evening Mr. and Mrs.  Keeler entertained a party of young  folks at their residence. Mr. George  Christie brought down a fine gramophone with excellent dance records  which made lint; music for dancing  and all enjoyed a good time.  Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Trrrgley returned  on Tuesday from Calgary where they  spent the Christmas holidays and  report having a good time. The  weather was fine all the time they  were away. Mr. Trngley resumed'his  duties yesterday with a good attendance at the local academy.  H. G. Freeman of tho Canadian Bank  ' of Commerce, Princeton, is at present  releiving teller at the local hank.  The Tweddle auto is still on the go  and making good time. On Monday  last after a very bad wind storm the  road was bad to travel owing to fallen  timber'. In one place nearGoodehap's  a team had to be requisitioned lo plow  a way through a snowdrift. After  this eight good sized trees were encountered, these also after a miniature  logging bee were dispatched with.  Anyway the car got through and was  back in Penticton in time for supper.  Wei by V old reliable hoise stage  caiiying His Majesty's mail between  Ken-Mien- and Penticton, has, we  believe broken the record for the past  year in keeping to the  schedule  time.  Kcremeos-Pentictoii Mail Sta^c.  The auto stage leaves Kerenieos lot  Penticton, Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturday at 5 p.m.  Single fare $7.50, Return $1-1.00  The   auto   stage will   run an   excursion  everv   Sunday   from Penticton   to Medley  and   return, leaving   Penticton .at 8 a. hi.  and, returning leaving Hedley at 4 p.m.  Phone 1-1, Penticton \V. E. Welbv  Out "of .'tie bundled and fifty six times  out of this town has, with the exception of three tiniest kept within the  Una* limit of being on time. Of the  one hundred and fifty seven trips in,  with .one exception, has never been  more than a few minutes off schedule.  We think this is very creditable  especially when we look to Oroville,  Keremeos and Princeton mail train  with its spectacular flights to keep on  time. This of course, is not an  aeroplane we refer to.  We see by the Calgary Herald that  the Rev. Geo. Kinney, very well known  in these parts, delivered a lectine in  the Central Methodist Church on  "Exploring in tin/ Canadian Rockies  and the Capture of Mt.-Robson " and  recently lectured before the Geographical Society in Washington, D.C.  This society was so enthusiastic over  the views presented and the information given that thi y desired the lecture  repeated. ,s.  W. J. Armstrong of Shingle Creek  (better known 'as Billy) sailed into  town last Friday accompanied by a  couple of gentlemen from Wet'aska.win  Sask., by the name of Rix Billy took  them down the valley to look over- his  father's place. -The weather was not  of the best, nevertheless the brothers  Rix were very-much impressed by the  appearance of: the lower valley and'  intend comingagain when the weather  is a little-more favorable.  FORESTRY  ITEMS.      ���������'.-.'  '��������������������������� The_.Chief Forester! of the Province  announced'recently the earnest desire  of the Forest Branch in Victoria to  assist those who require information  orr any phase of the forest ���������industry. ; ...  Russia began a. forest policy 'in ������������������ 1013'  and had forest reserves in 16S7. She  possesses today the greatest store of  timber in the world.  One forest in France pays over 20  million dollars annually. Such a thing  as a-lire, is of course, unknown.  There is a town in Europe whose  citizens receive a dividend over- and  above the municipal expenses. ' Wise  use of the surrounding forest ha& made  it a permanent and growing revenue  producer'.   ; ���������   '      '  WATER NOTICE  For a  Licence to  Take and   Use Water  "VTotice is hereby given that the I'ritish  xy llui-oki) incut Company Limited of Vancouver, li.C. will apply for a licence to take  anil use :Vi cubic feet per second of water out.  of the Aslinolii Kiver, which Hows in n northeasterly direction mid empties into the Simil-  l-iunei'ti river near Ivorcmoos. Tlie water will  be diverted at the second canyon and will be  used for power purposes on the land described  as Oliver's pre-emption and within a radius  of 10 miles.  This notice was posted on the ground on the  28tli day of December, lllli Tlieapplication will  be lilcd in the olliee of tho Water Recorder at.  I'"airview, U. C.  Objections may be filed with the said Water  Recorder or with tho Comptroller of Water  Rights, l'arliaaient RuildiiiKs, Victoria. Ii. (.'.  Hritir-h Development Co. Ltd.  H. C Sjiiiaffiii*  J. A. BROWN . ��������� ��������� ''  -   ���������    Notary Public  CONVJSY.VNCINO, CUSTOMS HKOKKHAGl*,  1*1 ItK' lXSlJHASCE,  OFFICE  KEREMEOS. B.C.  C.   JE.   SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyor.  Olliee of J. A. Brown  KEREMEOS       ,.- - - B. C.  It. H. KOGERS,  -M.A., 13.0. L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  ���������', Vkrnon, B. C  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  MRS.   A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silkjiandkwrchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOflMY SING, Keremeos  SING LEE  Laundry, ' Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land. Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  KEREilliOtj, B.C.  TWEDDLE'S  AUTO LINE  Leaves Penticton every morning at 7 o'clock, except Sun-  ~"  day,- to connect with train  for  Hedley,   Princeton and  Coalrnorrt.      '  Leaves ���������Keremeos daily,   ex-  -   cept Sunday on  arrival of  10:30 train'.-  I-IOUSE  STAG IS  Returning, leaves Penticton  Monday, Wednesday and  Friday at 7 o'clock a.m.  Leaves Keremeos at 12 o'clock  a. in. Tueiday, Thursday"  and Saturday.  Special rigs at- shortest rrotice  HARRY TWEDDLE  Keremeos Centre       -       B. C.  NOTICE  SIMIUCAMT'KN LAND DISTRICT  niSTltrGTOI* VAI.K  TAKK Notice That I. Oltfa DanotV, of Nelson,  H.C., occupation Housekeeper, intends to  apply for permission to purelinse the followiiiy  described lands:--  Commencing at a post planted about 10 feet  in a southerly direction from the Nortli-Kast,  corner of Sec. '22, Tp. (it!, beinu the initial post  the North-West corner: tlience south '20 chains;  thence east 10 cliains; thenco north '10 chains;  thence west 10 chains to point of commencement and coritniniiiK SO acres morn or less.  OIrii Danotl'  S. Danoir, Atfunt.  fil-10  LOST, STRAYED OR  STOLEN  O  ASEVEN TTKAD OI-'  HORSKS from  my ranch. 10 miles north of    ,  ���������- ICKUEMEOS CENTRE. H.C.  Brand-Split about Dec. 15. VM'l  Key Hat-    1 Bay Gelding, white strip in face, coming .1.  1 Rrown GelriinK, nin{*y colt, cominjr :i.  1 Dark Brown Gelding,''.stocking; feet, com-  inK'B.  1 Dark Iron Grey Filly, coming ii.  1 Black Horse Colt, hud bell on. eominu 2.  1 Chestnut or LiKht Sorrel, eomiii!,' 'J,  horse  colt,  1 small horse Colt, white face and stocking  leK, 1 year old.  AH branded on left shoulder, with Split Key  Bui'. Said colts are halter broke and very  Kentle. Suitable reward for their return or  information leading; to their recovery.  A. C. KENNEDV.  !>'l-i\ *     Keremeos Centre, B.C.  ILLOW KIVKU-On main line of  Grand Trunk Pacific-, and I-Voillc &  Hudson Bay Railway. It is tbo desire of the Railway Company to  make it one of the most important  towns in the entire Canadian West.  Lots SI0 down, $10 monthly: no interest;'no, takes. Write today for  full information. I'm:. Bond & Land  Corp., Ltd., 4������i I'm'. Bid**;.. Vancouver. B.C.  NURSERY STOCK  Dee. 13th. V.W2  -OUR AGENTS MAKE MONEY"  selling ���������our hardy, guaranteed stock.  Experience unnecessary.  YAKIMA  VALLEY NURSERY CO.  Toppenish, Wash.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTKICT  IlfsTIltCT (II-- YAI.K  TAKE Notice That I, Sam Danotl', of Nelson.  B.C., occupation Merchant, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:���������-  CommoncliiK at a post planted about 10 feet  in a northerly direction from the North-West  corner of Hue. 22, Tp. (Ill, beinj; -the initial post  south-west, corner ; tlience north 10 chains ;  tlience east 10 chains; thenco south 10 chain.-;  thence west 10 chains to point of commence-1  merit and containing; HW acres more or less,       ',  Sam. Danoir.       |  Dec. IIUli. llir-J. ftl-IOi  NOTICE  SIMITiKAJ.II'1'N LAND DISTRICT  DlSTl'ICT OI-'   YAI.K  rrnkc notice that I, Hilton Kutmi, of New  ���������"- Westminster, occupation Broker, intends  to ilpply for perinissioii lo purchase Ihe follnw-  iue; described hind.  Coiuniencinf' nt.:i post planted at. the N. XV.  corner of LotliMs thence west HO chains, thence  south 80 chains, tlience east fti chains, tlience  north SIi chains to point of commencement con-  tainiii!,* lilO acres more or less.  '   HILTON   ICATON  M, .1. MeKeown, aircnl.  October-Jit h, KlI-J 10-10  ������������������������������ m>^4>&-m>i&&-&4>^'&'Q>&'������>'m>4>-m>4>*>m>+--m><&m>~m>&+~v> <9~&-m>^KS>  A Good Resolution  To  Begin  The  N E W    YEAR  Is  to  save  money  all   through  1913 by  dealing at the  Store of  the F.  Richter  Estate.  .. The stock is always well assorted and  the customer can always count on being  well satisfied.  I  I  ���������  ���������  X  ���������  ���������  F.   RICHTER ESTATE  \  fi  D'  a  W  ������������������'.*.'       ' -.->     -     ��������� ������  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  ������  Of What   Keremeos   Fruit   Lands  Have  Done for Early Purchasers  is Now Here  ���������This year the trees in'bearing will give an  output which although' showing handsome profit,  on the original investment, is only' a mild suggestion of the profit to be realized with a larger  market.  REMEMBER  We  offer no 'land'but what has   the  water already on it  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  9  9  9  9  ���������9  9  ���������9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  I  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.       ���������':������.  KEREMEOS, B. C.      ������  -������-*? .' ���������������������������'���������-. -.    '���������'..'������    .'���������"������������������ 9 .,  <-'A  Effect  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  -���������bearing imprint of 'the home office���������4s  a valuable aid to the local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town, if Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the community in  which he resides to give him their trade.  TH6 Gazette Job DeDartment  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district, outside of Vernon and the  larger offices in the Boundary :: ::  Latest Tuna Faces,  Hian Grade Paper and  Artistic flrranoement  Are the three  essentials  to  good  work :  Lettkr Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Mkmo Heads  Statements  B usi n ess Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters, &(;., &o.  1T Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  shect plain und colored exhibition poster.  Ii No job too small or none too large for us  11  !  <  < ���������.  1:  <������������������  i'i  i  if  (���������  <  -I  <  THE HEDLEY .GAZETTE  -&+<><*+*> ���������*������^<Xr>4������'������*������'������*������������ ������������������*������0^������^<i>������������^������<������^'������������^i������������-4

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