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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VII.  HEDLEY, B.C., THUKSDAY, JAjnUAKY 4. 1914  Number 52.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 ycar.i' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Vjmck  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Dak.ves, Prop.        Pkntioton*, B.C.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches, Properties, Mines. Timber,  , Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C.  N. Tiro.MrsoN* nioN'i: buy.moi.i: j!)*:}  MGR. WKSTKllN' CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, 8l~<i'i Realty Sti eet  Vancouver, B. C.  THE   LATE   MANUEL   BARCELO  Word  is received as wo go to press  of  the death at 7:30 on   Wednesday  morning of Manuel Barcello, of Keremeos, of whose  illness  mention w.-is  made in our Keremeos correspondence.  Since the   death   of   the   Into Frank  Richter   about a  year   ago.   Manuel  Barcello  was probably the oldest survivor among the earliest settlers in  this,  portion of the Similkameen valley,  and   was   universally   respected.  Deceased was born in Mexico and like  most of the oldest settlers of the dis  trice, who camefiom  nil parts of the  Globe,  placer mining engaged his attention.     Even when  not engaged in  active placer mining  he. packed  supplies into  the placer camps  and had a  large  pack train of mules  that were  used  by him  to transport goods into  the leading camps were placer mining  or other pioneer operations  were carried'on.     Jt was   in this way that he  made his first acquaintance  with the  .Similkameen  at Keremeos which was  then-a Hudson's Bay tlading post and  there he took up his first pre-emption  A MILL STONE  HONORS FOR BORDEN  E. H. EOGEES,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  Grand Union  HotPJ  HEDLEY, B. C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Prbprietof  elaim and began the breeding of  horses and cattle at which lie prospered. He was always a man of strong  physique and with abundant exercise  in the open air at all times he enjoyed  ed the best of health until about seven  year*- ago he met with an accident in  whichhe sustained permanent injury  of the knee which left him crippled.  He leaves a widow and family of three  sons to mourn his loss.  THE DEADLY FISH AGAIN  Another    Ptomaine   Horror   Mars   Germany's Christmas Festivities  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13. A. F. & A. M.,  are held on the second Friday in-  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Arisiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAHILTON,  W. M  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  G McEaciiku.y  Counsel  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity   Hall   the   llrst and  'third Thursdays-in the month.  S,  'E. Hamilton*  Clerk.  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meetings ot  Hedley Lodge 1714 arc held on  the third Monday in every  l"5iS3liif3S&3k,1,OI,th hi Fraternity Hall. Visiting brethern arc cordially invited to attend.  ARTHUR KING. XV. M.  WM. LONSDALE. Sect.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will Ik* at Home of lieu in Oroville, 1st  to llth of each month.  Ollii'O  on  North   Main   Street.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  Berlin, Dec. 29.���������Nine deaths since  morning bring the total victims at the  municipal night shelter for the homeless, , who were poisoned by eating  tainted fish on Christmas day, up to  57 at midnight. Ninety persons still  are ill, 15 oeing in a dangerous cbndir  tion.  The attending physicians say the  reason sorrre of those poisoned died  quickly, while others lingered for  hours, was the varying physical condition. A majority were ill-nourished;  and succumbed', quickly.  While the doctors believe the worst  is over they say it is possible ptomaine  poisoning may not develop for four or  five days in some of the persons affected.  Berlin fish dealers have been hard  hit as a result of the poisoning. Most  people buy.only live fish and the sale  of smoked and iced fish has almost  ceased. These brands are selling at  half their usual price.  Premier Borden Gets   Knighthood���������His  Name to Appear in List of New-  Year Honors  News that was not unexpected  come*- to hand that Premier Borden  was honored with knighthood on  New Year's Day. The honor would  doubtless have come a. little later in  any case, and that it has come so soon  is doubtless due to Britain's appreciation of the service performed the empire when reciprocity was turned  down. Canada ha--, had numerous Sir  Johns, Sir Williams and Sir Charlies  with occasional Sir Georges, Sir Jims,  Sir Freds and Sir Richaids, but this  time, we have Canada's one and only-  SirBob.  That's What The Lloyd-George Insurance Bill Is Proving  London, Bee 2(1.���������The ministry find's  little comfort in the election to the  House of Commons on Friday of Mi.'  Holmes, Uhcr.il candidate in the  Gowarr district of Lanarkshire.  While the party letained the seal,  it was by a ieduced majority (080 compared with 22(10 last election), and this  following thtee defeats recently in  districts, which elected Liberals in 1010  has brought the government to the  realization of the iact that the Unionists aie making headway, with the  Lloyd-George compulsory in.sirrance  law as an issue. It defeated the Lib  eral candidate in the election at Ayrshire on Tliur.sd.iy. and it was admitted afterwards that the new law alone  was responsible for the overturn of  the district.  After the holidays the Unionists will  begin -i stirring campaign with Irish  Home Rule and the compulsory insurance1 law as objects of their attack.  GENERAL NEWS  UPS AND DOWNS OF MINING  MASONIC INSTALLATION  NO MORE JAPANESE  Member   of Mikado's   Parliment  Immigration to Canada Will  Be Stopped  Says  iumnir n-xrrt*t*������������  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL EXniNEEU and HRITISII  COLUMUIA  LAXJ) Sl'liVEVOIl  Star Building  Princeton  j. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVI'IYA.Vt.'INO, '"ITSTOIMS IJIIOKUIIAIIH  KIRK   1.NSUKA.NCK  AGENCY HEDLEY" GAZUTTK  Ottawa, Dec. 29th.���������That the Japanese Government intends in future to  send no Japanese immigrants to Canada at all was the statement made by  Mr. K. Miyako, a prominent lawyer  and member of the Imperial .Tapime.se  Parliament for Iharkai, near Tokyo,  who is in town en route home from  Rome.  For some time past, as is generally  known, Japanese immigration to Canada has been restricted, but, according  to Mr. Miyako, as the result of the  agreement between the different members of the cabinet of the country, it  will irr future be absolutely stopped.  On Wednesday night. December 27.  the anniversary of St. John the  evangelist, the brethern of Hedley  Lodge, No. 43, A. F. ifc A. -M., met in  their lodge room for installation of  the new officers who had been elected  to fill the various positions tor 1012.  The following are the officers for the  ensuing twelve month:  I. P. M., W. Bro. J. K. Eraser  VV. M.. W. Bro. S. E. Hamilton  S. W., Bro. H. D. Barnes  J. W., Bro. G. H. Sproule  Sec'y.. W. Bin. Arthur Clare  Treas., Bro. IS. D. Boeing  Chaplain, W. Bro. Rev A.H. Cameron  S. D., Bro. F. H. French  J. D., Bro. G. P. .torus  D. of C.,'W. Bro. W. J. Forbes  S; S.. W. Bro. J. D. Brass  J. S., Bro. E. H. Williams  Tyler. Br-6. R. G. Shier.  At the close of the ceremony the  customary annual banquet was held  when a dainty supper was enjoyed by  the  members   and   visiting   brethern  Big Discovery Made in Le Roi After It  Had Been Sold by Former Owners  For One-tenth of What They  Paid For It  The Canadian Consolidated, who  recently purchased the old Le Roi  mine of Rossland, have encountered a  body of fabulously rich oie in the  course of the new development. This  latest purchase by the company has  proved in the highest degree satisfactory and it is thought that enough ore  will be taken out within the next six  months to pay the purchase price.  RIVER ACTS SUSPICIOUSLY  and   tlu>  honored.  usual   masonic   tosts   were  CHEAP RATES BEGIN  London. Dec. 27.���������An announcement made today by the post rnnster-  geneial states that on and after Jan.  1st, 1012, plain language telegrams to  the British dominions across the seas  and the United States will lie accepted conditional upon a delay of not  more than 21 hours, if necessary to  favor full rate messages.  Simon Fraser's Big River May Emigrate  South  Engineer Louis Coste, of the Public  Works Department, Ottawa, gave the  people at the coast a mild shock last  week when he expressed the belief  that there was a danger of the Fraser  river breaking through its south bank  at Ladner's Landing and finding a new  outlet to the sea which would place its  mouth in the, state of Washington.  To guard against so great a calamity,  it is proposed to strengthen the south  bank at that point.  Such' a mishap would be a bitter-  blow to New Westminster and the  dreams of all the advantages to be  derived from the possession of a. fresh  water harbor would be rudely dispelled.  WHAT IS THE BASIS ?  A Controversy on Real Estate   Values in  Canada���������Is It Overdone ?  PRINCE EDWARD  ISLAND GOING TORY  SIR WILFRID WILL  REMAIN FOR SESSION  OFFICIO  When   writing   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Ottawa,   Dec. 27���������An   ollicial denial  was given to a report from Los Angeles  published in Toronto yesterday, to the  effect that Sir Wilfrid and Lady Laurier intended   to leave for California at  the end   of January  or the   beginning  of  February.     There   is   the   best   of  grounds   for denying   the report.    Al  though   Sir  Wilfrid   is anxious   to rc-  i visit  California, he  will certainly  not  j do so   dining a  session of   parliament  KERI.0M FOS. B.C. j so long as his health keeps good.     He  will be at  his pose on   January 10 and  will stay in Ottawa till the end of the  session.  Nomination  Day Gave  Mathieson   Five  Seats by Acclamation ;  election    in   Pi-inee  Montreal, Que. Dec. 28.���������In reply to  the caustic criticisms of alleged Canadian land speculation appearing recently in the London Times, Frank  W. Gardner, of London, writing to a  well-khown Montreal publication says:  "The purchase of real estate through  reliable firms within the city limits of  the established cities of Canada, which  have vast tributary territories as yet  undeveloped, is a safe and sound investment. The prosperity of Canada  is founded upon the safest basis in the  world -the production of wheat." If.  is also noted that the Times wriler. in  his sweeping attack, made one exception, namely, in the. case of Winnipeg, where, lie says the hirrh price of  land in the heart of the city to-day is  based on the large and increasing  population of rural Manitoba, whose  solid prosperity is a virtual guarantee  that even in lean years the position of  that metropolis will not !>.* seriously  shaken.  The New Year opens with a cotton  lockout in Lancashire.  Premier .McBi ide say.s that B. C. is  not after- the Yukon and thinks that  this province has enough waste arrd  wild land to take up the attention of  the government without them looking  for- more responsibility.  Over- 5000 men are working on the  Canadian Northern between Port  Mann and Kamloops.  Premier McBride doe*-, not anticipate legislation this .session for resis-  tribution of the constituencies.  Vancouver Post office was handling  1000 sacks of mail pei day during the  Christmas rush.  Canadian hay is being shipped to  the British Is)e������.  There was a case of smallpox in the  Nelson jail.  Louis Hill derrics that he had any  intention of retiring iroin the presidency of the Great Northern.  Indians aie obstructing construction  of the  Canadian Northern  in Quebec.  Revolutionists in China have been  gaining strength steadily and nothing  can now save the-Marichu dynasty.  Russia and the United Ssates are on  the eve of a tariff wai.  Twenty-five million bushels of wheat  are yet  tin threshed in Saskatchewan.  Administration of h-nds irr the railway belt has been turned over to the  provincial government.  The Canadian Northern are going to  establish a lirre of steamers for Australia.  Sir Charles Tupper is again in a  critical condition and death is said to  be near.  A halibut steamer was lost oft' the  west coast near Prince Rupert last  week.  Canada is planning to develop trade  with South America.  ���������Porcupine ore bodies are said to indicate greater depth than those of Co-,  balk  A Canadian Bank of Commerce teller surprised a holdup man at Lady-  smith on Vancouver Island. The hank  cleric happened to be the handiest  of the two with the gun and the $1000  which the robber demanded' was not  forthcoming. But as usual the robber  was able to make a get-a way.  Nelson passed a. by-law to borrow  $15,000 to be given as a grant towards  the building of a new hospital to cost  $70,000. Ninety per cent of the vote  cast was for the by-law. Eighty two  women voted and it is believed that  they all plumped for the hospital.  Who says that women would not bts  progressive it they  had the ballot. ?  FORESTRY CONVENTION  The   provincial  Mil ward Irlaiid is  said to look blue for  the former Liberal government.      'The  election   takes place   on   January   3rd  and the   nominations   went   decidedly  in   favor   of  the   Conservative   leader  who obtained   five followers   by acclamation   and   all   the   other   -seats    tin.:  contested, but the Liberals are reported to  be putting   up a   spiritless  tight;!1'*1'   Unlumliia  s.-ilmon   pad-  and the desire for a change appears t(  have taken firm hold of the electors.  THIS YEAR'S SALMON PACK  Vancouver',  past  Three men were caught in a snow  slide at Sarrdorr. Two escaped but the  other, named Thomas, is lost and the  body has not been recovered.  '������. C, Dec. 27���������The Bri-  for the  eason, available today, shows a  total of close to 1,000,000 cases, the  actual number being 9:18,905. Of these  the Fraser provided over MOO 000, the  Skeena. over 250,000, riyers and inlets  over 100,000. The total cases of sock-  eyes was over 383,000 cases.  Ottawa, Jan. 2���������The members of the  Canadian Forestry Association arrd  others interested in forest conserva.r  tion will on February 7th and Sth, 1912  gather in Ottawa to discuss what they  hope will be the most practical programme of any of their conventions.  TL ft. TI., the Duke ot Oonnuugtit.  evinces his interest in the subject by  extending his patronage to the gathering, and the concern of the Government is shown in the fact that the  meetings will be held in the Knilway  Committee room of the Parliament  Buildings, and that a number' of Parliamentary leader's will be in attendance. The Railways have granted  special rates.  On the livening of February 7th a  banquet in   which the members of the  ('anndian .Lumbermen's Association  will participate with the Forestry Association, has been arranged. The  Lumbermen will hold their annual  ineeting in Ottawa o i February 0th.  "and it is expected they will attend in  large numbers to discuss with the  members of the Forestry Association  matters lespecfing fire protection, logging methods and regulations which  vitally affect thein, and which are also  of concern to every tax payer in  Canada.  Details are now being worked out  by the Committee in charge, of which  Mr. James Lawler, Canadian Forestry  Association, Ottawa,, is the Secretary,  and from him may be obtained any  needed information. nu-  ��������� :a>'..  ��������� N-l,-' .'-12.  ������������"*>!-  m'-'.O*'  :     '.* A.' '<������.'���������-.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssticd oil Thursdays, hy the lli'Dl.KY (���������A/.K.'rrK  l'KIN'I'IXU AM) I'ritl.lKUIN'd' t'O.MI'AN'V.  Ll.Ml'l'Kli.   nl, lledlev.  II. I".  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year.  (United States)   ..S'.'.OO  Advertising Rate*  "Measurement, 1'.' linos* to the inch.  Land Notices -Certill'-'iitcK of improvement, do.  R   .S".(������i I'or iW-day notices, and S.'i.lKM'or Itu-dny  tuJ notices.  Contract Advertisements--One Inch per month  SI.11.V, over I Inch and up to (Inches, 81.00  per Inch liernionth. To constant advertisers  tiil-intf larger spneo limn I'onr Inches, on  application, rates will ho iflvcn of reduced  chnrifi!!', bused on sly.o of space and lunirt'.li  of tillll.'.  Transient Advertisements -not, exceeding one  inch. SLOP for onu insertion, '������!> euiits for  each subsequent insertion. .Over* one inch.  Ill cents per line for llrst Insertion and .5  (.���������cuts per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the olllee hy noon on Tuesday to secure  Mention for that week's issue.  ,  Advertisements will he changed once every  ���������'Month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge, h'or changes oftonor. t.hun once a month  he  nrico of composition  will be charged at  regular rates.  A. MEGRAW. Mana-finR Editor.  work ni'ii'e  e.sts of those  ate it.  satisfactorily iii the inl  ���������   who can ,-ind  do nppi-i  Full Moon  I ���������  Last quar.  11.  191':  JAN  New Moon  111  First quar.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  i  u  21  28  1  S  15,  22  2!)  ,9  10  2H  30  10 11  17 ��������� IS  21 25  31  o  12.  10  6  13  20  20.   27  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  An extraordinary feature about the  Ne Teinere decree is that it "is riot to  apply to Gerrhany." This in itself is an  insult on the part of the Pontiff to  every Roman Catholic subject of King  George or for that part to every  Roman Catholic citizen of the United  States or of any other country, but  particularly so in the British Empire  where the decree itself is not to be  regarded as anything less than an impudent pretence inasmuch as the British' subject, be be catholic or protes-  tant,'has. been released from observance of any laws save those of the  British parliament- and Crown for  over three hundred and fifty years.  When they add that the decree "is  not to apply to Germany" they practically say that the Roman Catholic  subject of Ihe German emperor is of a  more manly type and will not exhibit  the cow-like docility which Rome evidently expects of the Catholic subject  of Britain. Surely it is the Roman  Catholics and not the protectants who  have most reason to rise in righteous  rebellion against so impudent and insulting a decree.  An  abridged   draft  of   the   Public  Libraries  Act to be submitted for the  consideration of  the B. C. Legislature  at the coming session is to hand and is  very likely   to pass as it appears to be  the very  thing that  is wanted at the  present time,    in fact it is very similar in many  respects  to the old  Ontario law by which Mechanics'Institute  libraries were fostered and maintained  and   which  exerted a  powerful  influence    in   promoting    intellectual   advancement of the people of that province.    While   the act about to be submitted-appears  in the  abridged form  to  deal   more   with   the   conduct   of  libraries   iir the   cities   and the  larger  towns,  and fits in with  municipal organization, there is a  note which indicates that provision   will  be  made  also  for  unorganized  districts by the  recognition  and support of travelling  libraries     It will thus be interresting  when tin; full text of the proposed bill  is  given to  the   public  to  note  what  will be the requirements in connection  with   the  travelling   libraries    which  were  exceedingly generous and open  before.     In fact they were really too  generous  and open before and a little  more restriction would have made the  library more  appreciated  and would  The  surrrtri.it y   cutting   off   of   the  Great Noitlu-rii hotel licence came as* a  surprise to everybody   in town, and it  should be ample  evidence   to the public that'neither, partisanship  nor politics  in any form   is  allowed   to enter  into the administration  of .the liquor  laws of the province.    No special   violation  of the law   that we have heard  has been put forward as cause of withdrawal  of the licence, arrd the house  has possibly been  conducted as nearly  in accordance  with the   requirements  of the Liquor licence law as any in the  town   or  district;   but   nevertheless  there are. many who can give a fairly  successful guess at the reason.    When  the  house  was licensed   in   the   first  place  it was  under'a'..Liquor Licence  law which was very  much less in the  interests of the general public and of  the better conduct of the traffic than  the present law.   The granting of its  licence'in the first place was of course  overdoing the thing, but the licence  commissioners who granted it were in  no  way  to  blame   as  they only did  what over ninety per cent    of   the  people of Hedley  by petition   asked  them to do and there was nothing in  the Act to forbid it.   Neither did the  conditions  then  exist    which   afterwards developed and which many believe to have  been  the sole cause of  the present refusal  to renew.    This  reduces    Hedley    to   three " licenced  houses which is less than we have had  at any time  in the last seven years  and only half of what we-had  for five  of the seven.   There have been times  when some of the  remaining houses  were in much greater danger of losing  their licences than the Great-Northern  and it is hoped   that all of these  will  now take warning *to hew straight to  the line and obey the law   both in the  spirit   and  the letter,   and  the. constable,   we   are sure,   will   have   the  moral  support of all   in  seeing  that  they do so.    The present liquor law is  strict but it is not unduly burdensome  and the man   who is not prepared  to  obey it in its minutest particular has  no right to be in the business   and he  can blame only his own fool self if he  is made to feel the weight of it.  'AT IT HERE SI11CE 1900V  The Best of  QBALED TENDERS addressed to the under-  10 signed, and endorsed "Tender for Armoury, Fernie, B. (!.," will be received at this  office until 4;00 p. ni. on Wednesday, January  '24, lill'2, for the work mentioned.  ��������� Plans, specifications and form of contract can  be seen and forms of tender obtained at this  Department- on application to the Caretaker  of Dominion Public Building, Fernie, B.C.. and  at the office of Mr. Win. Henderson, Resident  Architect, Victoria, B. C.  Persons tendering are notitie d that tenders  ���������will not be considered unless made on the  printed forms supplied and signed with their  actual signatures, stating their occupations  and places of residence. In the ease of llrms,  the actual signature, the nature of tho occupation, and place of residence of each member of  the lirm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable to  the order of the Honourable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.) of  tlie amount, of the tender, which will bo forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter  into a contract when called "upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted for. If  the tender be not accepted the cheque will he  returned.  The department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  By order.  It. ('. DESKOOHERS.  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, December '211th. 1!)11.  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisements if they insert it without authority  from the Department. C>'2-'2  ������2*'  Extension of Time  rphe time for receiving tenders for the con-  J- struotion of a Jetty at Mouth of the Eraser  River at Stovoston, 1". ('.. is hereby extended  to Kriduy, January l'lt-li. 11)12.  Uy Order  R. C. DESROCIIERS.  Secretary.  Department, of Public Works,  Ottawa, December '20, It'll. 5I-*"  MflKEyOURrtOPICY  W0RKT00.  BH PETOSITIIIG VOURMVinM  WITH US THEY Will.EMM J  4% INTERESTWHICH  WECREWTMOPITHCV :  WM0l1E>ISRETURn-  rtBLE ON PEMflnP  AS QUICKLY/13 THE MAILS  CAN C/1RRV IT.  PEOPLE JUST /IS CAREFUL  AW CAUTIOUS AS  XHICflriBE,  ffW THOROUGHLY  MTISFIED*  WITH THE Win WHICH  our Business is  TRMSaCTZD-a BUSINESS  MANAGED 8Y PEOPLE OP  N/ITlJREPEXFERIEfMiB  flP05m-.GIVe.riG  y<)UR NnME OPPRESS  WIlirPROMPTO BRING YOU  rULi- IMFORMflTIOM. ������������������'  mm To-iw.  SHouLPyouiMVEnriy  PINrlNGML BUSINESS 111  V/HIGOUVER'-VICINin,  RENTS TO COfcECT,  /iMEEMENTSFORaiLE"  nOinTOESTOKOMPTCR  /WPCOIVEGT.  FIRE IM5URrtPIGE TO PMCB.  LETUS/1TTEI1PT0IT.  WE ARE PLEASING  OTHERS WE Wlli-BE SURE  TO PLEASE YOU,  DtnvrRASER^fo Ltd  321 fombU Stmt,  may be unable to help you in time of need. But ;  if you  have  money in a good strong bank you  are independent of friends. A savings account in  The Bank of British North Imerica  guarantees your independence. Deposits of$l .00  <'  and upwards''received and interest added twice  year. "-   ���������>      ,  .. ',/ . -----       - ���������-.���������'.'���������.'  76 Years in Businesi ' Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  PRINCETON   BREWING   CO: j  PRINCETON^ B. G.  Make the  NOTED HOP GOLD BEER  i  THEIR NOTED HALF AND HALF  (HALF STOUT AND PORTER)  is a Winner.  THE   RIVERSIDE   NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.   Comprising 100 Acres  'Largest growers of Nursery Stock in BritishColumbia.    All stock wintered in our cellars and no dnniger of Inning winter killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  * WITH THE  |NEW   YEAR!  ���������  .,!.:  ust Look at This  No wonder the Mutual Life of  Canada is a favorite with the  man who is looking for the best  thing in Life Insurance.  FORTY-ONE YEARS' RECORD  Shows that the interest receiv-  sd on its investments has exceeded the death claims by $1,  780,804.01.  Policyholders Get Everything  Because   there    are   no   Stockholders  to absorb any  of the,  profits.  William J. Twiss  MANAGER.  Fee Block,   -   570 Granville St  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. nEQRAW, Local Agent.  Look up Your Stock of Office Stationery and  see whether there is not something you  need  to lighten work and increase business in 1912  Beware the rubber stamp ad on your  stationery or the ready-made Bill-head  or statement. It always looks "one  horse" and will hurt your business by  creating a bad impression.  Your own name and Business neatly  printed on good paper will make friends  for you wherever it goes.  t\  ���������  ���������I  We do all Kinds of  I GommerGlal Prlntina  NOTICE  e  Fine  TRY THE  ey   Gazette  FOR  SIJHLKAMEIO* LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OK  VALE  rPA.ICI* NOTICE that finale Jensen, of Glen  Valley. New Westminster District, 11. C.  occupation Farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase tlie following1 described  land.  Commencing nt a post planted (northwest  corner) about six chains distant, and in a northerly direction from tho Aslmola River and  about seventeen miles from its month thenco  east lid chains, thence south'JO chains, thence  west (if* chains, thence north 2(1 chains to point  of commencement, containing 12(1 acres more  or less  ICMILE JENSEN  II. C. N. Etches, agent.  October 17th. I'll I 10-10  ���������  ���������  Including Letter-heads, Bill-heads, Statements,  Envelopes, Notes, Receipts, Shipping-  Tags,   Price   Lists,   Blotters,  Mining  Forms,   Etc.  Send in Your Orders to the  Hedley  Gaze  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Job Printing I Fine Job Printing  and They will have Prompt Attention  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETT] THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,   JAN 4,    1912.  Town and District.  The. 'British' Oolnriibiii. Legislature  will meet, on January llth, a week  from to-day.  Don't forget the masquerade ball in  ���������aid of the Hedley hospital on Friday,  January 19th.    r  The heginning of the year did not  see the tram schedule through to  Coahnont as expected.  The Dixie. Jubilee Singers in aid of  the Hedley Hospital, Fraternity Hall,  Wednesday, January 10th.. .  The installation of officers of Nickel  Plate Camp of the Modern Woodmen  of America will take place tomorrow  (Friday) night instead of to-night.  T. D. Pickard took a trip over to the  Apex last week to note progress being  made on the tunnel contract, and it is  understood, was satisfied with developments.  The first morning in the ' new year  found the* temperature 7 degrees below  zero. When 1912 has had , time to  thaw out'a bit we will be able to see  ���������what it looks like.  The Oroville Gazette issued a special  number for Christmas in which the  claims of Orovill and surrounding district are ably set forth, and the typography creditable to the office.  G. H. Whitenian, of Princeton,  spent Sunday irr Hedley, going back  with the party of Hedleyites who  went up on Monday to attend the  New Years Masquerade ball.  There is no more word from the  east as to how the Kingston litigation  is coming on. Possibly the Christmas  holidays made a- good excuse for both  the litigants and the court dignitaries  to take a holiday.  Dr. Westwood, of Coleman, Alta.,  who has for years held important property interests in the Similkameen has  decided to make his permanent abode  in this valley from now on. He has  leased the Hewat residence in Princeton until he can build oh his ranch  and take an active interest with his  partner T. 0. Brooke in the working  of the ranch and poultry business.  Pin the date, January 10th, in your  hat, and if you haven't got a hat pin  tise some other kind. That is the date  when the Dixie Jubilee Singers will  appear in Hedley under the auspices  of the Hedley hospital. There is no  burnt cork business about it; the  troupe are genuine college bred negro  talent that have beeu patronized by  the best class of music-loving concert  goers in the larger towns and cities.  The Vernon News issued a very  handsome special number for Christmas which is most creditable to that  office. For typographical excellence  as well as for the suitability of the  matter compiled it is rarely that as  meritorious a production is issued  from any office in the province and  the town is fortunate indeed irr its-  local paper which is giving such excellent return for the generous support accorded.  The local hotels received their renewal licences on New Years Day, but  in the bunch two were missing. These  were the Great Northern hotel and  John Cosgrove's Park hotel four miles  out. It is presumed that the reason  for cutting off the Park hotel licence  was failure to make the alterations  specified by the chief licence inspector  on his official visit, but as the Great  Northern has more bedroom accommodation than any other hotel irr  town it would look as if they have  been pinched for going to the other  ���������extreme.  The Russell Hale Co. played to good  houses oiv Monday and Tuesday nights  On the first night the play was "Qh  the road to Calgary" arid the second  night'���������The Canadian Girl." Some of  those who attended both nights preferred the latter play of the two,  there being nothing distinctively Canadian about the first except the name  Calgary, for the play itself might more  correctly have been designated "Oh  the Koad to Fargo or Missoula" as the  peace officer was termed a "marshal"  which is distinctively un-Canadiaii.  "The Canadian Girl" was a rather  pretty conception and well sustained,  the characters Robert Rowland, Jessie  and Lady Rowland being well borne  out by theartists.uiipersouating them  KEEP YOUR EYES Oti  ",*:-.  )  WATCH IT GROW  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. X, the tenth annual edition of  the Copper handbook is just received-.  The new issue of this work, which is'  considered a standard authority on  the subject of copper aud copper mines  for the entire globe, has 1002 octavo  pages containing nearly 1,500,000  words, and, in addition to the miscellaneous chapters, lists ,,and describes  8,130 copper mines and copper mining  companies, in all parts of the world,  this being the largest number of titles  ever listed by any work on mining.  The descriptions range from two or  three lines, in the case of dead companies, wherein reference is made to  detailed descriptions in past volumns  at the period of their actiyity, up to  twenty-one pages in the case of the  Anaconda mine, which yields one-  eighth of all the copper made in the  world.  The miscellaneous chapters of the  book,  twenty-four in  number,   treat  the subject of copper from all possible  viewpoints,  there being chapters on  the   history,   chemistry, mineralogy,  metallurgy, brands and grades, alloys  and   substitutes   for  copper,   with a  copious   glossary,   and  a chapter  of  statistics ending the book that contains 10 odd tables,  thoroughly coveting copper production, consumption,  movements,   prices,   dividends,    etc.  The Copper handbook is sold on the  unique plan adopted nine years ago  the publisher  sending the   book   by  mail, prepaid to any address ordered,  without advance payment of anv sort,  and subject to return after a week's  inspection.  The price is $5 in a strong  green buckram binding with silk headband and  gilt top,   or $7.50   in  full  library  morocco.   Anyone interested  in copper, as a producer, consumer, or  investor in  shares, would do  well to  write  the author and  publisher,  Mr.  Horace J.  Stevens, Houghton, Michigan, ordering a copy of the new Copper Handbook sent prepaid, subject to  approval.  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  ?      Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  #     *     *     #   ' *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate. Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  ��������� ��������� ���������  I'To Our Friends |  and Customers  The Ogden, Utah, Examiner, says  this oi the Dixie Jubilee Singers, who  will appear at Fraternity Hall, Hedley,  on Wednesday, January 1.0th. "The  Dixie, company at the Tabernacle last  night added new beauty to the old  plantation sorrgs. It was the irrepressible optimism of the negro expressing itself in audible form. Melodies  that have become common to the entire country, sweet lullabies, rollicking  dialect songs, and songs of the southland were rendered with expression.  The quartette blended excellently."  Charlie Allison jr. shot a baby owl  of the big-horned species and came in  to claim the bounty which he did in a  sort of half apologetic way doubtless  feeling that the diiniimtivcness detracted somewhat from the validity  of the claim, but it is more, profitable,  to pay the bounty for the killing of  an owl at.the outset of its career than  after it has had time to make away  with too many victims. Another bird  on which he claimed the bounty was a  monster golden-head eagle which he  found in one of his coyote traps. In  order to get the bounty on the eagle  the feet had to be sent to provincial  game warden Bryan Williams for  identification.  A masher was fined $50 and costs in  Vancouver for trying to make himself too indiscriminately chummy with  the o pposite sex.  The Grand Trunk and Canadian  Pacific show signs of indulging in a  rate war shortly.  The orange growing districts of  California have been visited with unusually severe frosts.  An unusually large number of snow-  slides have occurred in the Kootenays  this winter already. These were generally in--evidence a month or two  later in former winters.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  Calgary Fire Insurance Co.   .  Alliance Insurance Co. -   '   ���������.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B. C.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  ���������-  We wish you all  A Very Happy  ���������   ���������   ���������   cLIlCL   ���������   ���������   ���������  erous  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  IN E W YEAR!  PftLftCE  Liveru, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   B.C.  ME  3llo\  TEOROLOGICi  ings  The f<  vr'ng are the read  show-  ing temper-  attire,   etc., for  the  week  ending  Dec  . 30,1911:  AT THE MINE.  Maximum  Minimum  Dec 21  10  0  15  13  2  1<>  21  5  27  20  0  28  11  3  29  14  -10  30  12  o  f A,  -ood stock of Horses and Rigs on  land.   11 Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Average maximum temperature 11.57  Average minimum do .71  Mean temperature 7.01  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall        "       "        3.5  CORKESPONDr.VG WKKIv OK LAST VEAK  Highest maximum temperature 25.  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean  Dec 2-1:  Minimum  20  27  do  do  do  do  AT TUE  MILL.  Maximum  2(i  21 , . 11  30 .. 13  32 .. 22  28 .. 28 .. I  29 11 7  30 .. 12 .. 7  Average maximum temperature- 23.2S  Average minimum         do           12.2S  Mean                                  do            17.78  Eainfall for the week 0.0   inches  Snowfall        "       "      4.0  CORRESPONDING WEEK OK LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 47  Average do do 33.S5  Lowest minimum do 0  Average do do 19.S5  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phoii.   U        INNIS  BROS. Proprietors.  t  ���������  ���������  !  ���������  ���������  Ltd.!  ���������  ���������  t  nrz?.73Bzrx'JS53sr.-~  ,   't      -^  ������*!  TO OUR CUSTOMERS  Keep in mind the fact that this is the Headquarters  for hundreds of wide-awake dealers, and that we  maintain assortments sufficient to insure immediate shipments.  With good business up and down the valley, is it a  wonder we are busy?  The persistent growth of trade is due to the measure  of satisfaction we always give.  7^RWER51D&AVlv.  \ya iTyjfeJfa/ffancy, CZir\c-  Gkhmgs.Cuty <& tPrJstfingtPJafcy  $ool([etj, Profpecti, (aHalogiiej  zA'etiljpapegf, and all purpose/.  Phone main 6434  c*)pot(gngrJveu)($tgr������ii//ifc$ bo.  ������.M������f|.lr||.^������������.l.irl|||H|||1||m|  Mean  do  26.S5  WHEN WHITING ADVERTISERS PLEASE  MENTION  THIS PAPElt  Schubert's Supply Stores  Hedley and Tulameen  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  mm THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JAN 4,1912;  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Fam  Town and Lower Valley.  i-  Died-   At his home at   Kereineos.  'Manuel Barcello, aged 7S years.  T. D. Pickard was in ' town Thiirs-  after being up at the Apex a few days.  Homer McLean dropped in for a. day  last week before going back to Penticton.  Dr. McEwen, of Hedley, came in  Thursday on a professional visit returning the liextday.   :  Kev.   Mi*.  Mawhinney   went   to  Siniilkaineen  last Tuesday,   to spend a  l'e\v days with Mr. D. McCurdy.  cThero is a fine stretch of ice opposite  '.", the gravel pit, which is affording great,  pleasure to"a great number of skaters*  Manuel Barcelo. who we reported  sick last week, we are sorry to say is  very low, and hopes of his recovery  are slight.  On   Thursday   Welby's Auto  Stage  plowed* its   way   over   the   summit,  ���������'.-'���������reaching-' here   in   two   hours and a  quarter from Penticton.  C. A. Stoess, of Kelowna, arrived in  town  Saturday last and will  b'> the  guest of W. M. Frith for a few days,  -V'before he goes on to the coast.  Young .and Jensen, ditch contractors, closed camp Friday, owing to too  much-frost being in the ground. They  w-ill'resume operations as soon as the  weather opens up.  A call was put in  like a' fire'alarm  ten minutes before tram   time Monday  to rush  tlie Rev.  A. H.  Cameron to  Princeton  to perform   another marri  age ceremony.  Don't forget to come and hear the  Original Dixie Jubilee Singers in the  town hall on Friday,'"January 12th.  Popular prices and a good entertainment promised.  Air. Peterson, of the Eastern Townships Bank, at Tuber, Alta., is relieving Mr. Stevens at the local branch  hei-L*. Mr. Stevens left for the coast  by way of Merritt Sunday last, to  spend a short vacation.  It is generally accepted that the  E. T. Bank is to be absorbed by the  Canadian Bank of Commerce. The  shareholders of the E.T. are to receive  two shares of Commerce stock for  every one held by them.  Leslie Bates, of the Spring Brook  Ranch and Leoto Mills,' daughter of  Mr. Ezra Mills of this town, were  united in marriage last week in Penticton. We join in wishing the young  couple, a happy and prosperous future.  G. S. Lawrence, wife and son, Clifford, left for the coast Thursday via  the Great Northern Mr. Lawrence's  health has not been of the best of late,  but he hopes that under a, specialist's  advice he will regain his old self once  more.  A death occurred on Friday morning last of the infant sou of Dr. and  Mrs. W. Thomson. The remains were  interred in the cemetery on Sunday  afternoon after the. funeral service  conducted at their home by the Rev.  A. II. Cameron and Rev. .). A. Hogg.  We deeply sympathize with the parents in losing their little child.  The Canadian Girl, giverr by the  Russell-Hale Co. on Saturday last in  the town hall was one of the best  shows ever given here. The members  of the Company are all clever, all play-  You Buy Right if You Buy at  THE    BIG    STORE  Ladies' Sweater Coats    Ladies' Woollen Gaps  Ladies' Woollen Underwear  t  t  t  I  I  I  t  I  K  at  I  t  K  at  I  I  I  I  I  The Bargain Table is full of Kitchen Utensils  Men's Sweater Coats       Men's Woolen Shirts  Men's; Woollen Underwear Men's Woollen Sox  A Full Line of tlie Best Quality Groceries  always on hand  f*\ J. SAUVE & CO.  M. Smith, of Hedley, ,delighted the  club with some fine pianoforte selec-  tibiis. Mr. Daly, on the violin was  much appreciated, and Miss -Trailb  gave a splendid recitation. A dialogue  which afforded great amusement,was  then given hy Mrs. J. lnnis, Mrs.  Keeler, Mrs. Thomas, Miss Hattie  lnnis, Miss Hogg, Alex lnnis and  Percy Quant, after which the evening  ���������was'"'spent in some very aniusing  games. Refreshments were very kind  ly. provided by the hostess, Mr. Crook--  er on behalf of the club thanked Mr. and  Mrs. Brown for the pleasant evening  spent. Mrs. Brown replied in a few  pleasant words, saying that she was  pleased to see so 'many of the club as  their guests, and hoped that it would  not be long before they met together  again here; The Club will meet tonight at the restaurant where the  chief item oh the programme will be a  mock trial.  ���������Kcrcmeos-Pcnticton Mail Stage.  A first-class new auto has been added to W. E. Welby's stage: and Livery  business at Penticton and a thoroughly competent driver- has been engaged  to run the car.  Phone 1-1 W. E. Welby  NOTICE  SIMILKAMKKN LAND DISTRICT  DISTKICT OK V.M.I*  T'AKK notice that I, Willian Charles Lyall,  L of Jtcdley, merchant, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following''escribed lands  Commencing at a post planted at northwest  corner of Lot 1972, situate on the Siinilkameen  river, thence south 'JO chains thence west 20  chains, thence north 20 chains, tlience east 20  chains- to point of commencement, containing  1  acres more or less.  AVILL1AM CHAR LKS LYALL  Morliner J. Costcllo, Agent.  Xovember IStli, 1!)U |S-10  ��������� ������������������������������������<|x������������������00  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  Buy a Sack and Start the New Year right.  You cannot hope to have good Bread unless  you use good flour  Be sure and ask for Five Roses  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  NOTICE  COURT OF REVISION and APPEAL  Assessment Act, 1903  "^"otice is hereby giveil that a Court ofllovi-  -L^ sioii and Appeal under the "Assessment  Act lOOIl" for the Princeton Assessment District will be held  At the Court House.  Princeton, on'the 4th  day of .January, 1912, at 11 a. 111.  Dated  at Kamloops,  B.C.   the tilth day of  December, 1311.  F: TEMPLE CORNWALL  ���������  .Judge of Court of Revision and Appeal.  Kamloops,' Nicola and Princeton Assessment  District. 51-2  ing their part very well, and, it would  be hard to make a distinction. On  .Sunday evening at 0:!���������!() p. 111. the same  company played "East Lynn" the proceeds of which were to go to charity.  A very pleasant evening, which  came as a surprise party, was spent  at the home of JMrs. R. L. Gibson on  Friday last. The members of the  Methodist choir, presented her with a  handsome carving sot, also an address in which the members expressed"  their gratitude and appreciation foilier- faithful set vice as leader of the  choir. .Mrs. Gibson replied in a few  well chosen words and thanked the  members for their lovely gift: she said  she had (lone what she considered her  duty, and for the Master.*, service. The  remainder of the evening was spent  playing games. Music and refreshments were provided by the choir-.  The K. K. K. spent, a delightful  evening on Thursday last--as the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. .1. A. Brown at  their residence. Although the weather was disagreeable, thirty-four enjoyed the host's and hostess' hospitality  A fine musical program was provided.  Solos were rendered hy Mrs. Brown  and Miss Daly,  and the Misses G. and  COPPER  The New-Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X. for the years 1910-  1911, and required nearly eighteen months in  preparation.  It has 1902 Pages  containing nearly one and a half iaillion words  or about twice as much matter as the bible.  There are &"��������� chapters, and the book covers the  Copper Industry of the World  COVERING: Copper History, Geology.  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy. Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, Uses, .Substitutes,  Terminology. Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production. Consumption, Imports  Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  Vol, X of the Copper Handbook lists and  describes  8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions ranging from 2 or \i lines; in  the case of a dead company, iii which case reference is made to a proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in the case  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of the world. Tho chapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest number of mines and companies ever given  in any work of reference on mines or mining  investments, has been fully revised.  The new edition of the Copper handbook is a  dozen books in one, covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world.   It is used  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK ON COPPER.  by (he mauiigcM's of the mines that make ninety-odd per cent of the world's output of copper  and is used in every civilized country of the  globe. It is lilled with facts of vital importance to  THE 'INVESTOR  Till' SPECULATOR  THE MI'TALIA'I'GIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  I'rice is ������5 in buckram with gilt top, or $7.5(j  in genuine full library morocco.  Terms arc the most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage charger- pr/ipaid, on one week's approval, to.be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Canyon all'ord not to sec the book and.judgc  for yourself of its value to you'!  Write now to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  Wil TEMPLE IJUILDINC, HOUGHTON.  Michigan, U. H. A.  Certificate of Improvements.  Nr-:w Yoarc Fi-action'a*. Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yule  District,   "Where located: Camp Hedley  Take Notice that I, Ainsley Megraw, F.M.C.  No. lOSI-'B, agent for the Hedley Gold Mining  Company Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No.  R22100. intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate ot Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant to the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of November, 1911   >i(5-10  9  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  FIGURE OUT  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with your savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  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.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  4&  The London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  MANUFACTURERS   &    DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with  tlie   (Roods  they ship,   and  the  Colonial and 'Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged  under  the Ports  to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading  manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in tlie principal   provincial towns  and  industrial  centres  of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Posyrl Order for 20s.  1 ���������  Den.rrs seeking Agencies can adver-  their ,-rade cards for ������1, or larger advertisements from ������3.  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  REAL, ESTATE JUNKS  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos. B. C.  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  FenttoM-Kereinebs  AUTO STAGE  Hope, Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining I)ivision of Yale district. Where  located:   On Sixteen Mile, Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOITCK that 1. Ainsley Megraw,  F. M. O. No, .'05121' agent for John McLean, F.  M. C. 40513B, and Joseph Rothcrharn, F. M. C.  No. 4051811, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvrrnont, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must he commenced before the  issuance of sqch Certificate of   Improvements,  Dated this third day of November. A.D., 1!)11  NOTICE  TVrOTIt K is hereby given that an application  J> will be made to the Legislative Assembly  of the Province of British Columbia, at its next  session, for an act to encorporate a company to  be called Luke Shore Telephone Company for  constructing, equipping, maintaining ami operating a telephone system within and throughout the Okanagan, Vale, Kamloops and Siniil-  1-ameon Electoral Districts, in the Province of  .British Columbia, and for that imrposo to construct, erect and maintain  poles, wires and  Tlie London Directorii 60. Ltd.  25, Abchurch Lane. London, E. C  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending iiBlietc'h and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probnbly patentable. Communications strictly conlldentinl. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest neency for securing patents.  Patents taken throucli Alunn & Co. rocolve  special notice, without chnree, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. T.nirnst circulation of any NcientiUn journal. Terms, $3 a  7enr: four months, $1.  Sold by all newsdealers.    "      " ,rl  361 Broadway,  "Branch Offlecrl'25 V St.. Washington. D. C.  other works and devices as may be accessary  for making, completing, operating and maintaining communication by telephone within  and throughout the said Klectoral Districts to  enter upon, opeii and break up high-ways and  street-* within and throughout the said Klectoral Districts: to acquire, hold, lenso and dispose of land; to purchase or lease any other  telephone system or part thereof: to connect  with other telephone lines and systems: to sell  or lease the Company's system or any part  thereof or to amalgamate with any other line  or system operating within the Province and  nil such other powers and privileges as are  usual or incidental to all or any of the aforesaid purposes.  Vernon. It. C. Nov. 13th. l'.lll.  HILLINGS &; COCHRAN1'  Solicitors for Applicant.  Makes the round trip between  Keremeos and Penticton  everyday and  Meets All Trains & Boats  Making  Close Connections and  Affording Rapid Transit  No Driver allowed to handle  car who does not thoroughly  understand his car and must  exercise  times.  greatest   care   at   all  Fare $6.00.   Return $10.00  S. M. STUDEBAKER  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements'  . SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kkremeos, B.C.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  C. JE.  SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provincial Land .Surveyor.  Office of .1. A. Brown  KEREMEOS  B. C.  C'i*AC.'KKi,-.L\ci\. Cannon-Ham. and Wellinc  ton* Mineral Claims, s  Mining  Division of  V  located: Camp Hedley  ro.N* Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining  Division of  Vale District.    Where j|  Take notice that I. Kraal* Iiailoy. KreeMiners  Certilicatc No. WilOHH. for myself and agent for  .lobri Gladden*.cl��������� a.l, intend sixty days from  date hereof to'a|/|il.Y to tho Mining Recorder  for a. Ccrtilleate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant to the above  claims.  And further take notice lhat action under  Section H7 must be commenced before! the issue  of such Certificate of Improvements.  I'K.WK ILMLKV  September.'Jilth. i!Ml -10-111  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite C N. II. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SILKS  I'.ai-{j*e Assortment of choice Sillc Dress  t'oods. Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at rif-lit prices  TOflMY SING, Keremeos


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