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 a&rsj.i.  i'-i,.': i  Volume VI.  AffP SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  ';</ .  ���������j-^.i.. t  ���������^tt-iTOg^v.'  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 1910.  N  Dr. C. A. JACKSON.  DENTIST  [18 years' practico in Vancouver.]  S. O.L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  HOSPITAL  BENEFIT BALL  Number 3.  A MISTAKEN POLICY  Greenwood Board of Trade Takes Extraordinary Stand  W. H. T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  J. W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  General Agent  Agent for The Great West Life In-  ��������� surance Company.  -      B. C.  PENTICTON,  An   Unqualified   Success  in  Every Respect.  211 TICKETS~WERE SOLD  Netting: Over $6oo-Large Gathering:  Without Being a Crush���������Brilliant  Costumes and Apt Impersonations.  "Alike al! ages: dames of ancient days  Have led their childron through the  mirthful iiiazo; .  And the gay graiidsirc. skill'd in gestic lore,  Has frisked beneath the burden of  threescore"  Geo. H. Broughtbn  B.C. & D.L.S., Graduate S.P.S. '  Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor  -   Wade Block, Penticton.  The masquerade benefit ball in aid  of the Hedley hospital has come nnd  gone aud the result has .been a success  far oyer, the rosiest anticipation of the  most sanguine supporter of the movement.     Although the length of time  The Greenwood Board of Trade have  apparently decided to launch a little  sensation  of their own, by passing a  long-winded resolution setting forth  the perfidy of the Great .Northern in  failing to  build the  branch  between  Midway and   Greenwood;   and   they  even go so fur as to say that no extension of time is to be given to complete  the unfinished portion between Princeton and the coast until the branch between Midway' and   Greenwood   has  first been built.  We are- all ready to admit that it is  exceedingly annoying to have promises  broken and  hopes raised only  tb.be  dashed again to the ground as they  were in  Greenwood's case in the matter of that local branch,  for the Great  Northern obtained charter rights to  build   from    Midway  to' Greenwood  located a line; and gave Greenwood to  believe   that   actual   building   would  follow   shortly' after    Midway   was  reached.   Nevertheless Green wood is  not justified  in saying that because  CONTROL NICKEL DEPOSITS  Dominion Government   Urged to Take  This Step.  Ottawa, Jan 20.���������Before the commons committee of mines and, minerals yesterday, Arthur Wilson who has  been engaged by the imperial government to inquire into Canada's nickel  resources,- said it was the duty of the  Dominion government  to step   in at  PADDY RULES THE ROOST  English Elections Result in Giving Nationalists the Control  Any initial successes which the As-  quith government obtained during the  earlier days of the polling have been  more than overcome by the steady  series of reverses met with since then,  and the Unionists have now captured  a sufficient number of seats to make it  _ ������   ...  oi/cjj   in hl   a sumeient number of seats to make it  the present monent and take over the   impossible for Asquith and his Minis-  control of its mineral deposits.    Can-   tw i-n miw ."���������   +">������������������  control of its mineral deposits. Canada, he said, possessed three-fifths of  the stores of nickel, which is now con  trolled by the American nickel trust  Millions of tons of nickel, representing  =ense  wealth, were lying undevel-   over al. of these  oped in Canada because it did not siiit  the trust to develop them. He regarded the taking over of the deposits by  thegovernmentasof imperial urgency.  Such action on the part of Canada  would give Great Britain a splendid  advantage in the construction of warships.  try to carry oil   the; government without the aid of the .nationalists.,  The Unionists' have more seats than  Liberals, Lahorites and Socialists  combined, but not a sufficient lead  to offset the Nationalist representation as well.  Meanwhile the government may try  to hang on with the Nationalists as  allies', but -another election within a  year is regarded as inevitable.  AFTER   THE    RAILWAYS.  allowed for preparation was feared to I f'"th h"8 nofc been kePfc with her in a  have been too ������hn,.i: r*h������ ��������� ��������� I?-���������"  mattei- of dtJt}lil.  the main object for which the V. V. & E. charter  G. MILBURN  BRICKLAYER AND PLASTERER. ,  IS PREPARED TO ATTEND TO ANV  WORK IN THIS LINE  THOSE     REQUIRING     CHIMNEYS  BUILT AtAV HAVE TnE WORK  DONE IN GOOD SHAPE       ,    ,������������������  HEDLEY      -     and     -      KEREMEOS  HOTEL PENTIGTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  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 Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insuranco Co.  Calgary Fire Insurance Co.  London & Lancashire1 Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee' Co.  United Wireless Telegraph Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.O.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  ZcQ  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 43, A. F. & A. M.,  are held on the second  Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren aro cordially invited to attend.  ARTHUR CLARE  W. M  E. a. c. STUDD  HAROLD MAVNE DALY  STUDD & DALY,  Members Vancouver Stock Exchange  Real Estate,  Insurance, Stock, Loan  and Mortgage Brokers j  728 Hastings Street W.  Opposite New Post Ofllco  P. o. BOX 00(i  Vancouver, - ��������� B. C. I  have been too short tho var.ous committees   including   the   ticket   sellers-  worked with a will'and .when the evening came everything was in readiness.  ���������  The residents of the valley responded heartily and   many   tickets were  bought where the purchasers were unable to be present.   Nevertheless the  large   upper  storey   over' Shatford's  store, where .the dance was held, was  well-filled and if all who benight had  put in an , appearance there would undoubtedly have been a crush.  Keremeos, as they have always done,  turned outin Iarge.,numbersand Princeton also  had   a, fair  representation.  Among those noticed from Keremeos  were: Mrs. Frank Rich ter--.Mrs. E. M.  Daly and Miss  Corrigan. Mrs. J. A.  Brown,  Mrs. J.'.D.  Innis,  Miss.Ella  Innis and Miss Annie Innis, Miss May  Smitheram and Miss Lily Smitheram,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   B. H.    Carmichael  Miss Ethel Bromley and Messrs. J. A.  Brown,  Will Richter. P. Bromley, K.  G. Hankinson, George Cawston, Ralph  Quin.ton, G. Keeler,  F. H. Parsons, of  Olalla, L.Robertson.  From Princeton were Mrs. Marlowy  Mis������ Norah Lyall and Miss Alice  Allison and Messrs. J. J. McDonald,  Bert Thomas Dr. Lazier.  The Nickel Plate mine sent down a  strong contingent, almost every man  who could manage to get away, being  present and Hedley was out in force.  The decoration committee spared no  pains to put the hall in holiday garb  and pretty effects were produced that  harmonized with the gay costumes of  the maskers.  Among the characters impersonated  were some that we're aptly made up  and aptly sustained and others which  classified  through  the various gradations of good,  bad and indifferent to  the  utterly nondescript.   The judges  chosen  were Mrs. Revely and Messrs. I  J.  A.  Brown,  of Keremeos,  and R.  Wheeler, of Hedley.   They had a diffi-'  cult task to perform and this was not  lessened by  the fewness of the prizes  and the large number competing, for  the only  prizes given  were for best  sustained character,  ladies,  and best  sustained character,   gentlemen.     In  such a position sensitiveness would be  an inconvenient quality for a judge to  possess for  there  is  bound to be difference of opinion between judges and  competitors and even the rankest, out-  VERNON,   _d. Kj.   sider will disagree with both; so in the  matter of absence of sensitiveness Bro.  Brown had the advantage of the other  judges who had not had the benefit of  the hard school of country journalism  to thicken  up the cuticle.    That the  judges decided impartially and to the  best of their belief there is no reason  to doubt.and if they should have erred  in any particular they would be merely exercising humanity's right.  In addition to the prizes they awarded, the  Gazette    is   foolhardy    enough    and  thick-skinned enough to single out one  other for special mention.    The char-  [ aefcer "Topsy"  impersonated by Mrs.  Gillespie was both apt and artistic, for  it was  both dressed and acted with a  true conception of the character.    If  Mrs. Gillespie had not seen some good  Continued on Pngo Two  was given  is to  be defeated,-   Even  Greenwood herself should be more interested in speedy connection with the  coast, by completion  of the road from  the Similkameen, than the building of  a small    branch which   will   merely  serve to save  thern from .a ten mile  stage ride,  which  is   not   absolutely  necessary for them  to take, as  they  have   had   railway   connection   with  Midway  by the C. P. R.   for the past  ten years, and their present grievance  with the   G.  N; R.   is more'. one   of  annoyance than of loss.  If they would only take time to reconsider their resolution and view it  from .the standpoint of every other  part of: the _ province except Greenwood alone, they would see the mistake they are making. ��������� '.-.'  Conservation Commission   Would   Hold  Them Responsible for Fires  Along Their Lines  MORE RAILWAY RUMORS  Russell's Party at Osoyoos Causes Pipe  Dream to Evolve  SPROULE- LOWNDES  Vancouver Province) '  Mr.  George Sproule; and Miss Ellen  C..P. Lowndes,'both; of Hedley, B. C,  wero married at Christ church yesterday morning at 11 o'clock.   The impressive ceremony was performed by  Rev.: C. C. Owen, rjjctor.    ,The bride  looked charming in a travelling dress  and was given away by an old friend,  Mr. J. H.  Kennedy,  chief engineer of  the V. V. & E. railway.    The organist  played    the wedding   march ,as   the  bi-idal couple passed down the aisle  after the ceremony.     Those present  included Mrs.  L. W.  Shatford, Miss  Ottawa, Jan.21.���������A -spirited attack  by Hon. Clifford Sifton upon the Canadian railroad corporations generally,  and upon  the   Intercolonial   railway  specifically, for causing many distinctive forest fires along their-routes, was  the feature of the closing session of  the Canadian conservatin' commission.  The discussion  of this question arose  in connection with the report presented by Senator Edwards;  chairman of  the committee oh forests.  Although   no   definite   action   was  taken this morning, it   was'  virtually  stated that when the commission  had  emerged from   its swaddling clothes  there would be, recommended   to the  Dominion    government      legislation.  rendering every railroad company in I  Canada liable   for every   forest-   fire  caused by its locomotives.  Mr.   Goodeve,     speaking    for   the  Kootenay,   expressed   the   view  that  the commission  would  be doing  the  country a gre������it service if it would induce the government to get after the  railroad companies, as,it was next to  impossible for. a private  individual ,to  fight a   great   railroad     corporation  through all the courts, however plausible his side of the'Case might be.   .  It was moved by. W. B. Snowball  and seconded by Joseph N. Hendry  that steps be taken at once by this  commission to protect forests from  fire, especially along the lines of railroads, and that in", particular .legislation be recommended by this eonmiis  sion to bring the Dominion   govern  McHaffie,  Mrs. Hale, Mrs. Irwin, Mr. .       .. j     ...     ,.      , ,.  ~. , . nr        T TT   XJ������       , , ment railways under the fare laws  of  Dickinson,  Mrs.  J. H.  Kennedy and -.. . ���������   ,  .... , ...  _,.     ...    '      ���������   ��������� ,      __,-     ���������    .    ' the several provinces,  and   that. n���������  Miss Alice Kennedy. The entire party  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A.WINKLER, Proprietor  was then entertained to a dejeuner at  the Dunsniuir. Mr. and Mrs. Sproule  left on the afternoon boat for Victoria  where the honeymoon will be spent.  Over in   the Okanagan   they have a  rumor afloat  that the engineering being done by  Mr. Russell's party is not  for the  G. N. R.   but for the   Kettle  Valley line.    The story is not one that  will be  readily credited   by those who  have had the .best opportunity to ob-t  serve the relations subsisting between  the two roads during   the past few  years.  The burden  of the story as circulated  in  the Okanagan'' is to the effect  that an understanding has been'arrived  at between the Kettle Valley and the  Great Northern  to  have the former  abandon  the idea  of building up the  West Fork and over the mountains  into the Okanagan by way of Wilkinson  Creek  but to  secure, instead running privileges over the   V. V. & E.   '  'from Midway to Oroville, build from  Oroville up the Okanagan Valley to  Penticton and allow  the Great Northern the right to running powers over  the new portion from Oroville to Penticton.    -,-'������������������.'  It is an interesting conception to  say the least, whether evolved from a  nimbus of nicotine or not; but there  are'some irreconcilable features about  it to explain anyway.  Those who effect to believe it or  who may believe it, accept it as something to be utaken for granted, that  the Kettle Valley and the C. P. R. are  one and the same; and yet it is well ..  known that at the present moment  the C. P. R. are marshalling their  forces to give the Great Northern all  the opposition they can in the matter  of   opposing   extension  FATHER PAT MEMORIAL  Handsome Edifice Dedicated at Rossland  1.     ���������     , - of   time   for  .   .-,-.--,  ���������   ��������� WJe   c������,npletK>n of their line through  to  government   owned   railways should   the coast via fche  Coquihalla, which  also be liable for rbiin..i<yQo  ^i^���������..   1... I amply   shows   that   the   two   great  systems are  yet a long way apart so  -Fit*.   .������������         a. _ 1    ��������� ... *  A. F. & A. M.  H. D.  BARNES,  Secretary  (Nelson News.)  Rossland,  B.C.,  Jan. 20.���������It is exactly eight years and a  week  today  I since Rev. Henry Irwin, who was loved and revered    under the  name of  Father Pat, passed away. The memory  of his manv good and charitable acts,  his great unselfishness and the carrying out of his life as nearly as possible  as  taught by  the gentle Nazarene, is  preserved in the Father Pat memorial  church, which was formally dedicated  I today as a  temple of worship by the  members of the  St. George's church,  who have   occupied  the   old   church  erected  bv Father Pat for the past 13  years.  also be liable for damages done by  fires originating from their engines,  and that the burden of disproof should  be on their side; also that legislation  provide for transportation by all railroads of the chief district fire rangers  and wardens, free of charge when on  their way to investigate or  fight fires  STUTTZ COMPANY TO-NIGHT  On January 27th the J.G. and Aggie  Marion  Stuttz Big Theatre Co., will  make a  historical date  being the first  dramatic Co. to visit our town.   Mr.  Stuttz is the oldest dramatic manager  in America, he has played every province of Canada and every state in the  Union.   Their opening offering will be  that ever popular,  society drama, in  four acts,  entitled   "Till death do us  part"! as seen by ten million ladies and   ti  . ��������� ��������� ���������*    -""(but  gentlemen in the last twelve years and J ]jar  CARD OF THANKS  The directors of the Hedley General  Hospital extend their thanks to the  ladies who got up the supper in connection with the hospital bull, the  ladies who sold tickets, those who  contributed to the funds, cither by  purchase of tickets or in other ways,  and thus helped on the movement.  ADVERTISE   IN   THE  voted   by  them   Queen   of   dramatic  productions.  It? simplicity and purity  gives a picture of every day life holding the auditor in rupture and admiration.   Not a fulsome or spectacular  show,  nor   a tale of   falsehood   and  fiction,  but a true picture taken from  the beauties of nature,  for purity and  grandeur it has   no equal, the comedy  is bright and sparkling which causes  the most sober minded  to burst into  laughter.    A play never to be forgot  ten, sweathenrts and  wives and children  all should  see it.    A  lesson with  two hours solid amusement to the old  and young.     Seats on sale at the City  GAZETTE I Drug store.    Don't miss it.  far as patching up their differences is  concerned.  That Mr. Russell is still getting his  pay cheques from St Paul and not  from Montreal may be taken as afore-  gone conclusion inasmuch as the grub  that he and his men are at present  living on is said to have been issued to  him out of the Great Northern commissariat, at Keremeos, and went in  bond from Chopaco to Osoyoos.  What the real import of Mr. Russell's presence in the Okanagan may  be is more reasonably explained as of  tactical importance in continuance of  the struggle than as a patching up of  the difference between them. There  is good business for the Kettle Valley  by going up the West Fork which is  the way that they are supposed to go,  but the C. P. R. have done some pecu-  things at times that looked more  like biting off their nose to spite their  face than as doing business on business principles.and it may be that they  would feel that they would be more of  a thorn  in the side of the G. N. R. by  extending the Kettle Valley from Republic into the Okanagan and up that  valley to  Penticton, than   going after  the ores of the West Eork   and possibly it may be that the G. N. R. have  ������i shrewd  suspicion   of  that kind too,  which would account for Mr. Russell's  presence just now in the Lower Okan-  After all the   whole thing is nierelv  a matter of wild conjecture the utility  of which is doubtful.' THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE,  JANUARY 27, 1910.  Cbe Sbcdle* tatte  and  SJrnilkanicerv Advertiser;;,  ssucd (in '!hursdays. Iiy IhoIlKm.KV Q'A'/.KXi'K  I'liiNTi.-ri; and l'riii.iSiiixu Company,  ���������";  i.iMiTKD.  mi   Hodlov. B. C. ��������� ���������  HOSPITAL BENEFIT BALL  Continued fron Page One.  troupe  play  Uncle  Tom's.-Gabin and  paid ��������� .special attention  to the ,work of  clever  ' artist ;,-iiiipers()riatihg  METEOROLOGICAL.  soine  |.Topsj*' the'n'.we miss our-giiess.  Subscriptions in'Advance  Per Year   "   ( United Stales I   Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1- lines to the ineh.  Land Notices���������Corlillcatosof improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for (M-day. notices, mid $.0.0(1 for :>0-day  notices.  Transient, Advertisements���������not exceed ing one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion, '-'5 cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over ono inch,.  , 10 cents per line for lirst insertion and 5  cents nor line for each subsequent insertion.  Transient* payable in advance.  Contract-Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.'<!.'>: over 1 inch and up to I inches. ������1.00  per ineh permonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges,'based on size of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will ho changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes often'er than once a month  tho  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should'  be in the ollice by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, Managing b'dltor.  Full Moon  Last quar.  New Moon  11  '"irst quar.  IS.  1910  JAN.  1910  Sun. Mon. Tnss. Wed. Tltii. Pri. Sat.  1  2  3  4  5  0  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  lo  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The speech from the throne at the  opening of the present session of the  gr_. C. Legislature indicates an interesting and important session. The rail-,  waybill ratif ying the ������������������'agreement entered into by the government with  the Canadian Northern will of course  be one of the main features, and iirixt  to that in importance will be. legislation in the line of conservation.  'The list (if characters' impersonated  sii.oo ��������� is given herewith and if any have been  '2.50 I niissi'd it ])Hs not been intentional :  |     "Mrs. J. 1). Innis, Morning  ' ���������'  Mrs. Forbes, Little Red Riding Hood  Mrs. J. A. Brown. Morris Dancer  Mrs. Bolam, French Maid  Mrs. Marlow, Japanese Lady  Mrs. Prest, 'Flower'Girl  ���������Mrs. Oi. P.* Jones Y  Mrs. Rotherham j-    Pickaninnies  Mi'ss,'Megraw      ��������� J .   .  ,Mrs. Gillespie, Topsy.  Mrs. Arnott, Qiieen Louise of  Prussia.  Mrs. McEachern, Pop Corn Girl  Mrs. Rose., School Girl       . ";  Mrs. Collins,'Dutch Girl  Mrs. Winkler, Night /,   ,   .  Mrs. .Jamieson,   Peasant Girl   ,  Mrs. VVirth, Fairy  Mrs. J. Smith, Gypsy Queen  Mrs. Shier, Folly    '. "' -.    ' ,. "  Mrs. Jackson, Domino  Mrs. H. Jones, Watteau Lady.  Mrs.'Richt.er,  Evening Dress,   black  satin with jewel trimming.  Mi-h.F. Bills; Cow Boy.                 .  '  Mrs. Lngsdon, Red White and Blue  . Mrs. Burr. Fairy Queen                 ,  Emily Jackson, Gipsy Queen  Myrtle.McLean, Klboc'hman   May Sinitherhaui, Jockey.Girl  Alice Allison, Nurse  ��������� Annie Carlson,   Swedish  School  Girl  Meluia Jackson. Union Jack  Annie Jackson, Nigger Girl      . ;i  "Ethel Bromley, Night "''*:''',.'  Florence Daly, Christinas  Noral Lyall,1 Little. Girl ..      '.'".'_'"'.,.  Helen Corrigan Old' Style       ���������  Gladys Brown,  Mettie Stott, French Maid  Avonia Jones. Fairy ;.."-��������� ���������-'.  ���������Lily'Smitheram, Negress  ���������      ��������� ���������������������������  E. Innis,  Annie Innis, Spring .  Edith Bradshaw, Queen of Diamonds  S. E. Hamilton, Uncle Josh���������-.-'  Frank DoIIemore. Sailor  F. H. Parsons, Inexpensive Sport  F. Fulcher, Indian Chief   .  Roy Corrigan, Clown  A. J. King, Clown  J. Jamieson,'Clown .     ���������  F. McKinley, Little Boy Blue ���������  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc.,.,for .{.he week  ending. Jan. 2v, 1910 :   'pf   '.''   -o;'":':   -."AT-THE -MINE,  .'       ��������� Maximum-j'  .   ������������������������������������M'-'-'X  ���������Mininnjm  Jan. 16 .      ;-15���������-���������.;.���������..,-?:.-���������'i^S'':  -17'-'       ...   '    '22' .���������'���������''.. ���������>/...������������������-* 10 ^'  18 '"���������.. 23        .. 20  19 .. 20 3  20 .. 26 '    .-..    > .2  21" .. 30 ���������������������������.'...-���������"'���������' 18.''  22 .. 35       .. 22  Average maximum temperature24.57  Average inihim.uni". do,       11.85  Mean temperature 18.21  Rainfall for the week     . - - inches;  Snowfall        "        "        14 : " '  COHKHSi'OXniNG WKKIC- OK LAST VEAH  Highest maximum temperature 35.  Average maximum   .      do       ,22.85'  Lowest minimum do       .    0.  Average minimum do 12.28  Men n do "���������   ' ��������� 17.51  AT  THE   MILL.  Maximum Minimum  Jan. 16      ,:-.������������������    29           . 15-  17. -  ��������� -., 32 . 25  18             37 .. 13  19 ���������-.'.' 42 .. '       15  20 " ' '.. 40 .. (52 ���������  21,,. . .. . 44 ... 27 .  22    .../..',..;     42         ..         31  Average., maximum temperatme 38.  Average "minimum do 19.71  Mean' - ��������� flo 28.85  Rainfall'for the week   .28   inches  Snowfall,;-.    '���������"���������;     ' ".   3.  ���������    '.CORRESPONDING  WKKK OV  LAST VEAK  Highest inaxiuium temperature   16  'Average' do. do ,37.71'  Lowest'minimum do    ''      5.'  Average-���������''''.       do do 23.  'Mean'-;-. do       ���������   30.35  tt/HL  74 Years "In Busines  ,  Heive You  a.  Bank Account  Capital and Reserve Over $7,600,000  The money is safer in  the Bunk than in your  house or pocket.  A Checking Account provides a safe aiid convenient  way of.paying your bills, as each check issued returns to  you as. a receipt.  A Savings Account keeps growing all the time, with  Interest compounded at highest current rates.  Hedley Branch,    - ��������� -   L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  X  X  X  ,1  A few weeks ago  the Gazette in re:  rniniscent mood referred to  the time  twelve  years ago  when the mistaken  zeal of  the  Vancouver and Victoria  Boards of Trade   gave to the southern  ���������   interior of British  Columbia a brutal  throw down, in  preventing D. C. Cor-  bin from   building at his own expense  into the Boundary and subsidizing the  C. P. R. to build over a route, that will  forever   forbid  them   giving   us   the  reasonable    freight   rates   which   we  might expect  if the  road   had  been  constructed  over a route upon which  rational   gradients  were   obtainable..  Let us further indulge the reminiscent  mood  by following it a step onward,  and noting  the sequel  which  shows-  that a great corporation which foolishly and   blindly follows   the   subsidy  will-o-the-wisp will make as great mistakes comparatively as the private iiir  dividual.     Before the C. P. R. accepted    the   subsidy   to   build   over   the  toboggan  slide   between   Arrow  and  Christina lakes and between the North  Fork  of   the   Kettle   and   Boundary  Creek they were  offered the chance of  purchasing from Corbin  his Spokane  Falls and  Northern Ry., his Rossland  and Red Mountain Ry. as well as other  charter  rights  for   building  through  Washington  state including the river  route  from  Marcus to Midway, for a  sum   very  little in   excess  of what it  cost   them  to   build  from   the Arrow  lakes  to   Midway   with   the   subsidy  thrown   in, and they   failed to take it,  only to see it grabbed up by the Great  Northern   interests   the next  minute.  That  would have  given them immediate entrance into  Spokane, a connection which has since cost them millions  to  obtain   in   addition   to  the cost of  building  the Columbia and Western.  It was a bad  piece of generalship on  the paifc of the C. P. R. but possibly it  paved   the way to  the competition  in  transportation    which    the   southern  interior of British  Columbia has today:  Carl Johnson, Negro  Norman Weir, Clown  A. Humphrey, Mrs. Muggins  G. P. Jones, Base Ball Player  Dr. McEwen, Policeman  Jack Smith, Base Ball Player  Will Corrigan, Clown  R. Clare, Clown  Frank Bailey, Hunter  Fred Erickson,  Joe Wigmore, Star Winner  T. C. Revely, Base Bull* Player  W. Knowles, Domino  Leslie Robertson;- Cow Boy  J. Smith, Clown  Elmer Coile, Dutchman -  Ralph Quinton, Demon  Richard Clare, Clown  J. Wirth, DominO  H, Innis, Cow Boy  J. M. Cody, Hay Seed  R. S, Collin, Capt. British Navy  L. Bradshaw, Chink  W. Rich ter,  Evening Dress  J. Woodward, Irish Gentleman  F. Bills, Perriot  T. Griffin, Courtier  H. D. Barnes, Court Jester  G. McEachern,   Spanish Cavalier  A. Pleasance, Monk,  M. Hetrick, Domino.  M. Jacombs, Jockey.  XV, J. Forbes, Clown  E. H. Williams, Evening Dress  J. Raitor, Baseball Player  J. Corrigan, Nigger  L. C. W. Rolls, Chinaman.  Gomer Jones, jr. Little Boy Blue  Bert Harris, Nigger  Geo. Cawston, Tommy Sing  The prizes awarded were: best  sustained character, ladies, Miss  Myrtle. McLean: best sustained character, gentlemen, S. E. Hamilton,  "Uncle Josh."  The music was supplied by the Oroville orchestra who was employed by  the committee and the. .supper for  which the ladies deserve special mention was served in Fraternity Hall.  The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  Vol: villi, issued.May, 1!I0S), contains 1500  pages, with nearly 50 per cent, more matter  than, tlie preceding: edition. The chapters  with mine descriptions and on' '������tatiities  have been carefully revised and'the bulk of  ���������tho.niatter therein is  ''.'ENTIRELY NEW'.'  There are 25 chapter.  COVERING:'- Copper History. deology.'  Geography, ��������� Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling. Levelling, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, lin'purities, Alloys. 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"WRITE'NOW to the editor and publisher.  HORACE J. STEVENS  664  SIIELDEN   BUILDING. HOUGHTON.  MICH, U. S; A. .'     15  PMA6B*  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  J. A. SCHUBERT  ��������� Agent for ���������  Singer dud Goodrich Sewing  Machines  Four-Drawer,  Drop-Head, Polished  Oak Machines  . .   '$35.00 to $45.00.  A Choice Line of  Bacon, Hams, Salmon Bellies, Pickled Pork  and Tripe.  Try; our .ranch eggs,  .preserved in  waterglass, equal  to fresh ones  J. A. SCHUBERT, hedley. 1  x ' ������  fcfcfc-fcra^'*'*-'*'*^'*'*'*'^^'*^1*^^  ALWAYS    GOOD   AND   FRESH  THE MEAT YOU GET FROM  EDMONDS, THE BUTCHER  x  X  i  I  X  I  I Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, and ������  I  X.-:.  X,  v  :?  i  *  Also Vegetables and Other Accessories  i  ^^^^^^������^������^^^^^^^^Va'^^^'^^"*������*bTp^'^'^^^^���������*<^^^l^^^^v'"������*Cf������9������^>������^^*'  ^^^^Wg^^r^fyi^^,^^ ^X^^>^^^^^5^^^������^^^^'^^^>^^^^^i^������'^^^^*^^^^^ ^^>^^> ^tr^>^^>^W^vPvi^^>^^>^^'^^>^^>^^* ^^>^^&o^%>^^> ^������ *^^^^t ^^^^^^   HEDLEY, B. C.   IT A good stock of Horses and. .Bigs .on  Hand.   If Orders for Teaniing  promptly attended to.   .  Office of Dominion Express Company.,  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phone II.        INNIS -BROS.. Proprietors.  NOTICE  'TAKK NOTICE that thirty days after date,  ���������*��������� I. .lolm Liwl will apply to thc Superintendent of Provincial police, F. S. Hussoy, for  permission to.transfer the licence pf thc Groat  Northern Hotel, Hedley, to Thomas Bradshaw.  JOHN LIND.  Hedley. 13. C. Dec. 1st, l!K)i).  3  I  5  X  i  I  X  x  PRINTING  Such as You should use when you want  to make an impression  on  customers.  Is Only Obtained  By using modern type faces on good stock  The  Gazette  Job   Department  is prepared to turn it out for you.  i  I  *  ;  *���������  i  X  i  t  I  X  X  i  K' -  ������?���������������������������. x  Patronize the Home Shop  You lAZant Home Trade.  MORTGAGE SALE  NOTICE  ASSESSMENT ACT 1903  COURTS OF.REVISION AND APPEAL  COUNTY OF YALE "  'ENDERS  OKALKI) TKXDKKS will be received by the  vj nndcisigned until the 5th day of February  1010, for the construction of a building HO iect  by 30 feet.  Plans and specifications maybe seen at the  office of the Hedley Gazette. Thc lowest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.  VERMILLION FORKS MINING &  DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd.  "When   answering   ads.   plesae  mention this paper.  VTOTICI'; is hereby Kivon that the Courts of  i>1 Revision and Appeal for tho ycarlS'lO are  adjourned as follows:  Korllio Princeton Assessment district from  Thursday tho Kith day of December, A. I). !!������)!)  to Friday the 11th day of January, lillO, at 11  a. 111., at Princeton, li. (.'.  Dated at ICamloops, H. C, this !)th day of  Deceiulier, A. 1), I'M).  ALEC. I). MacINTvRE  Judge of tlie said Courts of Revision and Appeal  Xry  o.v>������rea"S"'''k  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  UNDER and by virtue of the powers contained in a certain mortgage which will bo  produced at tho time of sale there will be oll'er-  edforsaio by puplicauction by Henry H.Avcry,  auctioneer, at '  AVERY & AVERY'S OFFICE.  in the  TOWN OF PRINCETON  British Columbia, on  THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY 17th, 1910  at thc hour of two o'clock in the afternoon thc  following property:  Lots 'land") in Blook 1. in tho Ready Casii  Mineral claim addition to Hedley City, and  also Lot 1a, in Block 3. according to map 107,  Hedley Townsite.  For terms and conditions of sale oppiy to tlie  auctioneer,  or to Bowser, Reid & Wallbridgc,  solicitors. Vancouver, 11. C.  Dated this 4th day of January, 1910.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTKICT OK  YAI.K.  NOTICE  T  AKR NOTICE, that thirty days afterdate.  I, Thomas Walsh, of Bridesvillc, intend  to apply to tho superintendent of provincial  police, F. S. Hussev, for a retail liquor license  for thc Bridesvillc Hotel, located at Bridesvillo  B.C.  THOS. WALSH  Bridcsville, October 14th, 1909.  "hJOTICE is hereby given that two months  *���������* after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for pciniission to purchase thc following described land, situate on  Dog Lake in the Okanagan District in thc Si-  millcamecn Division of Yale District and described as follows:  Commencing at a post where thc southerly  boundary of Lot id intersects thc cast boundary  of thc Columbian and 'Western Railway Right  of Way; thence southerly following the easterly boundary of said Columbian and Western  Railway Right of Way one mile more or less to  the point where the northerly boundary of Lot  ll'.i" intersects tho said Right of Way; thenco  due west to the easterly shore line of Dog  Lake; thence northerly following tho sinuosities of tho said Dog Lake to a point due west  from the point of commencement; thence duo  east to the point of commencement.  Dated the 15th day of November, A.D. 1909.  W. J. WATERMAN  Agent for  Charles Joseph Loowcn  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  SNAP IN REAL ESTATE  THE UNDERSIGNED will sell his house  and lot on Daly avenue. House will bo  sold either furnished or unfurnished. X speedy  sale is wanted as seller is removing to Alberta,  and the first satisfactory applicant will get it.  The house and lot arc improved and in every  way a desirablo residence  JOHN LIND THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JANUARY 21, 1910.  >  <v'  Town and District.  The days will have lengthened out a  full hour by the end of this week.  Homer McLeha returned .this week  from a three week's trip to,Alberta.  Blank receipts, bound arid perforated, dirt, cheap at the City Drug and  Bookstore.  Dr. Lazier came down with the  Princeton contirigpni to the hospital  ball on Fiiday last.  The Misses Smithenim, of Keremeos,  were in town last week attending the  masquerade ball.  There was a plentiful representation  of commercial men in town last week  with their spring simples.  On Monday evening Joe Rotherham  had the misl'oitnne to slip on the sidewalk and bieak his leg.  A week or two more like thc past  should bring the ptecipitation aggregate up to something like the normal.  Wanted���������Good live business of any  desciiption, must be a paying proposition. Vancouver Locators, Loo Block,  "Vancouver.  And now there is real anxiety that  the ice ciop which a few  weeks ago  , gave evidence of being a bumper one,  may fall short. / "  Mrs J. A. Brown of Keremeos came  up on Thursday to take in  the, hospital ball, and dining her stay was the  ' guest of Miss Megraw.  Telephone connection with the station would be a great convenience.  In fact when the station is so far out  it becomes an absolute necessity.  Mr. J. H: Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V. v! & E. Railway, left yesterday afternoon for Hope to inspect the  progress of thc Hope-Abbotsford section.���������News-Ad vertiser.  James Innis has been under the weather tor several days with a sore back  brought on by heavy lifting, although  the primaly cause was an injury to  his spine ieceived in childhood.  The mairiage notice describing the  wedding of Geo. H. Sproule and'Miss  Lowndes leads like a regular Similkameen loundup of ex-Hedleyites. . The  Gazette extends congratulations with  best wishes.  John Li ml returned on Monday  fiom a trip to the Northwest wheie  he has invested in a good sized tract  of wheat land besides cattle and horses  and the equipment; requisite to become  a full-fledged prairie farmer.  W. A. McLean; had a run over the  location line of the V. V. & E. from  ��������� Princeton to Granite Creek and spotted out a few likely pieces of work  which will in all probability receive  his.attention later on;  Vernon appears to have developed a  sudden attack of municipal hysterics.  Resignations and recriminations are  the order of the day, with an inordinate display of touchiness in quarters  where it might be least expected.  The hospital coimnitteeaeknowledge  with thanks the receipt of... three  quarts of cream from Mrs. Murdqck,  of Princeton,.for the hospital ball supper, which helped to. garnish, several  dainty dishes. ' "'���������"  The Vermillion Forks Mining Co.  of Princeton are- calling for tenders  for the erection of a mine building at  their.pit head, plans and.specifications  of which may be seenuat the Gazette  office.    See notice in another column.  Dr. McEwen and T. H. Rotherham  went to Princeton last week to give  the people there, all necessary information as to the position of affairs in  connection with the hospital, and  make any explanations that might be  asked concerning it.  A bracelet was found on the ballroom floor on Friday night and given  the Gazette to find an owner. It had  ���������evidently belonged to .some of the  little folk, and if the owner will describe it sufficiently well for identification it will bo given her.  Mr. William Baxter, C. P. R. conductor, of Moose Jaw, arrived in Hedley on Saturday to spend a few clays  with his mother, Mrs. J. D. Brass.  He had been in California in search of  health and not feeling well when here  . -went out again on Monday.  Myrtle McLean did a. good stroke of  business lor the hospital when she  ���������wrote to Mr. Studd in Vancouver to  buy a ticket and received by return  mail a cheque for ,$100. And now "we  take off our 'ats' to Mr. Studd. A lift  like that counts.  Miss Florence Daly is visiting a few  days with Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Mr.  and Mrs. Wirth. Miss Daly has made  splendid "progress as "a "vocalist under  the tuition .nt*. Mrs. J. A. Brown and it  is ho^ed that on some occasion in the  ,near. future Hcdjeyites will have an  opportunity of hearing them both  sing. .   .  Constable Sproule has been making  full use ofjjis holidayr ' Word ha*.-  reached Hedley that he .and Miss  Lowndes were inanied in Vancouver  on the 20th.pf,the present, month and  were going over to Victoria with a  probability that they might make a  trip back .to Mr.. Spioule's'home in  Nova Scot'iar before ictiirning here.  T. H. Rotherham was the first one  in Hedley to catch a glimpse of Halley's  comet. He overhauled it on Tuesday  evening just as it was taking a sneak  down behind the Pollock group about  5:30. Astronomically speaking it is to  be found at that hour of the "evening  in the constellation Aries, but for all  local pmposes, scientific or unscientific, best go gunning for it just over  the Pollock mines on Henry creek.  The Stutts Company are. not going  to give Hedley the go-by after all, as  decided hy, their,ndvance agent when  here last-week. No doubt hearing of  Hedley's leputation as a show town  they made another trial and secured  the use of Shatford's hall which happened to be cleared out after the ball;  and .which gave-thern moie room to  make stage ariangements. The company is well spoken of in towns they  have visited and doubtless they will  get good houses during the thiee  nights they will appear,in Hedley.  i      :  The mild ' weather bf the end of last  week and beginning of the present  week has improved the water situation very much and for the first time  for many weeks the whole forty  stamps were dropping and the genet-  ator running at the same time. A  curious feature in the situation was  that for a week before the thaw set In  the anchor ice quit forming on the  bottom and-the flume began to freeze  on the top until for about two and a  half miles of its length there was a  coating of ice about six-inches thick,  The team   of   blacks   belonging   to  J. R. Edmond added another runaway  to their score when on  Saturday last  they exhibited a lively blast of speed  going down Scott avenue.    They were  hitched:..to, a sleigh and; were being  driven   by.-the owner who   had   Dr.  McEwen and Billy Rich ter in  the rig  with him.   They   had driven up the  street as far'as Shatford's corner-and  made the turnabout   when the runaway started.   All went well until the  crucial' right ���������" angled, turn , had to  be  made on Haynes St.  and then bipeds  all had to do the flying act   whether  they had wings or not,  foi- at that  point the box par ted fro m .the. :\un n i n g  gear arid' the*becupants more/*tjbedten t  to the law of centrifugal force  made a  still wider, higher and- more graceTiiT  flight than the box.but came off lucky,  none of them   being hurt, although  the rig and harness were pretty well  demolished.';; )       ���������.     .     if   ���������"> V ,,  ������������������-."   '.������������������  ������������������' ������������������'���������/-./ '      l'','���������':���������������������������      H 'V'n!:  In the matter of a public hall, Hedley is handicapped'in comparison with  other places in the valley,  and until  other provision is made we will'dbubt-  less be givcn.the go;by by. travelling  shows that require larger houses arid  more stage room to put on'theh' performances.  - Keremeos has two' good-  halls both of which is larger than fraternity hall and   with<-much   larger  stage and  thc public hall in Princeton  is also much larger and with  more  roomy stage, and yet Hedley is a good  show town���������possibly the very best in  in the district, for some performaces  had   good   houses   here   for   several  nights in succession,  like the Murray  Comedy Co., that' couldn't get houses  worth showing to in  Penticton and  Keiowna.     But the question is "who  is to provide the extra accommodation  or what inducement's  there for private enterprise to undertake the out  lay ?  KEEP YOUR-EYES ON.  K*,ri  WATCH IT GROW  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  *W  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE C0MP4  * F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  Wire Wound and Continuous  WOOD STAVE   PIPE  For Irrigation, Power, and Water Systems  Write for Catalogue  THE DOMINION WOOD PIPE CO., Limited  New Westminster, B. C.  ���������  OF  M SHATFOR.D&  *       CIJ6LAJRJNG SALE  t  ;*���������  ���������  -->?/.*"  GREAT BARGAINS in. Men's,;^omen's  and Children's Overshoes, Rubbers, Felt Boots and SKp-  pei's, Winter Caps, Gloves and Mitts.  We want to clear out our entire stock of these goods,  and "in, order to do;so at once are offering them at less  than cost.     '';���������'.'���������  '       ���������'���������'"'.������������������'"   ���������'������������������'������������������ '''.'������������������'���������'' '���������-��������� .  You require some of these goods for the cold weather..  Here is your chance.  .**  t  ���������  ���������  NEWiU  zmmmm  HOTEL  * * *.. *. .*  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  To Buy Cheap, Pay Cash;  J-  40 Great Years  And 1909 Best of All  With over Eight Millions of new  business written in Canada  alone in 1909. .;     '  Began business in 1S70 with assets $6,216, ancl.no w the assets  are over $14,000,000.  Canada's Big-. Popular Company  ;   Chosen alike by rich and poor.  ;:       William J: Twiss  *'"������������������'  '        'manager. ;..;,������������������,..  FeeBIock,,.. -..  570 GranyilleSt.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. nEQRAW, Local Agent.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley,, B. C.  il'U  Family (Jroberies  Fresh arid Seasonable  at the  Cheap Gash Store  Everuthing New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and-Special  Attention  paid   to   the   Table.  MRS. G. B. LYONS.  60 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  The station gang arrived in Hedley  on Thursday and have got down to  work on the station building which  will make things more comfortable,  and ease off somewhat on the baggage  and freight 'smashing which is quite  impossible to do under the present arrangement.  HEDLEY BARBER.SHOP  Two Doors North of Bank of B. N. A.  ft J. KING! 60.  HEDLEY'S NEW BUT6HERS  ��������� Horseshoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  -.Promptly attended to.  ^IS'v":r3*''^'r,''^^'v':';-i:*?>s  ,1''5-*  HAIR   CUTTING   A   SPECIALTY  Razors Honed.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description mar  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention ia probably patentable. Communications strictlyconHdential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest apency for securing patents.  Patents taken throuph Munn & Co. receive  special tiottce, without choree, lu the  A handsomely illustrated weekly,  cjlntloo of any ncientlHe journal.  r,ar������:est eir-  Terms, $3 a  (dealers.  7������W"J four months, JL Sold by all newt   EStfM & Go.86*8���������*** to York  Jivanch Office. 6SH JT ������k. Washtaflton, d. C.  Hot and Cold Baths in Connection  W. T. BUTLER.  Houses to Let.  4 Roomed House, Furnished, with good gardon  ���������������15.00 per month.  I Roomed Cottage���������������10.00 per month.  3 Roomed Cottage���������������8.00 per month.  APPLY TO  P, H. FRENCH.  The undersigned have  opened a Shop in the  commodious building  formerly occupied by  H. H. Messenger and  have on hand a supply  of all kinds of Meat and  Vegetables.  ft J. KING & GO.  *    ���������   ' I  I  I  I  5  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  :!  X  X  X  X  I  $  Great Northern  Hotel  A new houso containing moro hed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Tablo and  bar  first - class.    Rates  moderate.  THOS. BRADSHAW, Proprietor  I  ������^������e?t?>n8?>?������(|8|8S8?������?%e?'W%������65������JES?������?e5������sjt  When   writing1    Advertisers  Mention the Gazette.  Please THE   HEDLEY  GAZETTE,   JANUARY 27, 1910.;  m .p.-  ������������������.>;������*:���������.'-.    -xfiyr:,   .... ������,  ''J.r-< ���������_   ���������������������������'���������������������������     .'>;      f;<.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkam  Town and Lower Valley.  Married���������On January 10th, by the  Rev. Mr. Conn, Amos Charles Kennedy  to Ardella S. Bates, of Olalla.  With the present mail service Keremeos readers of the Gazette can now  get their papers bri Thursday evening  instead of on Friday noon as formerly.  Court of revision of tlie assessment  roll is being held at Keremeos Centre  to-day (Wednesday) with Hy. Nicholson, of Camp McKinney presiding.  Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Carmichael attended the inasquerade ball at Hedley  on Friday evening, and on Saturday  paid Princeton a visit between trains.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McAlpine and  children left on Tuesday for a week's  visit at Spokane. On their return  they will take up their residence at  Princeton. ���������   ��������� '  '��������� 'i  Mrs. J. YVirth and Roy Corrigan of  Hedley attended the presentation of  "Was She to Blame," by the Stuttz  Opera Company in Richter's Hall on  Monday night.  We understand that Harry Armstrong has-accepted a position with  the A. E. Howse, Co. at Princeton and  will leave Keremeos shortly to en ter  upon his duties.  J. R. Shaw returned on Tuesday  from a business trip to Princeton. He  is contemplating following up the railroad 'builders by opening a general  store at the new terminus.  It is much too early to even hint at  the approach of spring, but the lengthening days', the increased amount of  sunshine and the extremely mild weather of the past week are all verv suggestive.'  On Friday evening last Keremeos  not only sent a splendid representation to the hospital benefit ball at Hedley, but also contributed a load of  young people to a dance at Okanagan  Falls the same evening.  Dr. McLean of Vancouver, formerly  of Ci-aubrook, left for the south on  Monday's train, after a few days spent  in Keremeos. The doctor is looking  for a place in which to locate.  Geo. D. Turner, real estate agent of  Vancouver, spent a few days in Keremeos during the past week. So far,  we have failed to hear of his having  unloaded to any considerable extent.  Kerenieosites need not look abroad  for splendid opportunities to invest  their surplus cash.  J. J. Armstrong left on Monday, via  Penticton, for Vancouver on"'a" trip  which will combine business with a  visit to his mother and other relatives  ac the coast. He had purposed making the trip at Christinas, but was  forced to delav it owing to the home  of his mother being quarantined on account ot 'an attack of .scarlet fever.  Rev; Ai H; Cameron has now a  frame residence on his lot west of  town, which though not remarkable  for its architectural design, is withal,  a snug, cosy dwelling. It is the building which Engineer Kennedy occupied  as an office during his sojourn here,  and which on his departure for the  Coast he presented to Mr. Cameron.  On Wednesday afternoon last the able  bodied citizens of of our town, under  the [leadership of Harry Meausette,  lent a hand and the building was transferred without mishap of any kind, to  Mr. Cameron's lot. Needless to say  Mr. Cameron appreciates very much  the generous gift made by Mr. Kennedy,   and  also    assistance    given by  friends here.  ������  STUTTZ  The J. G. and'Aggie Marion Stuttz  dramatic company will complete, a  threXnight's engagement; at Keremeos  Centre to-highfr; by presenting "The  Celebrated Case" Thursday,; Friday  arid'Saturday nights ttiey will play: at  Hedley and then to Princeton for  two nights. To our.friends up the  valley we would say don't miss hearing them. It is an opportunity of enjoying a few evenings of mirth-provoking, refined comedy that rarely  presents itself to residents of our  valley. The company's bookings sit  Keremeos and Hedley are longei than  they otherwise would have been on  account of an incompetent advance  agent. .-���������  In the presentation of "Was She to  Blame" on Monday evening the rapid  changes from. the. pathetic to the ridiculous kept the audience laughing  through their tears, and ensured a  good house for Tuesday ev.ening when  that no less amusing comedy "Rip  Van Winkle" was presented.  Mr. Stuttz is a whole show in himself, but he is also ably supported'by  his wife and a. strong company including his two little children, a boy and  girl, whose specialties are very much  appreciated. Don't miss hearing them.  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public'.  ltlSAL ESTATE MINKS  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.   ���������  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos, B. C.  J. A, BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE INSURANCE  .   AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE - KEREMEOS, B.C.  P. BROMLEY,  GENERAL BLACKSMITH  Horse-Shoeing a Specialty  KEREMEOS,      ~~r7~".     -  B. C.  SIMILKAMEEN  L.O.L. No. 17?0  Meets Tuesday on  or before  the  frill inoon  in  each month  "UnSjpiS^S?  in Keremeos Town Hull.  Visiting members cordially invited.  V.' O. WILSON. "W. M.  J. KNUDSON, K. S.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G.N. li. Station  GEO.  KIRBY,  Manager.  JANUARY SALE  We are offering our entire, stock of merchandise  for one month only for actual cash.  Remember this is a cash  sale.and if you wish to  save money it up to you to look over our store,  Mail Orders Promptly attended to  FRANK RICHTER & GO.  |  I  PLUMBING  WARM  AIR  HEATING  AND  GENERAL  OPPOSITION LEADERSHIP  Both  Liberals Claim the   Job���������No  phonse and Gaston This Time  Al-  The Y, which... 'during construction  period, permit.ted the'railroad engines  and trains being,.turned on the tracks  here, was pulled up on Friday and  Saturday by an extra gang of workmen. The Y, was the last remaining  souvenir of the terminal davs for  Keremeos. On Monday tlie gang of  workmen proceeded further up the.  line to complete other odd jobs.  H. Massonat, jeweller and optician,  of Princeton, is nt present at the Central Hotel, suffering from an acute attack of appendicitis. He was brought  down on Saturday's train and was accompanied by his wife, whose intention it was to take him to^the hospital  at Vernon for surgical operation. Dr.  McEwen, however, who was called in  to attend him, counselled against his  being moved further at present, and  now has his patient on a fair way to-  wa rd recovery.  A petition to the postmaster-general,  praying to have the objectionable and  wholly unnecessary word "station"  eliminated from the post-office name  of our town, has been started and is  now at the post-office here where all  may sign. It was a sublime piece of  blundering on the part of the ex-M.P.  for Yale that inflicted such a backwoods name on our enterprising burg,  and we trust residents of Keremeos  and district will assist in having the  mistake remedied by affixing their  autographs to the petition. It is being circulated at the instance of Post  Office Inspector Greenfield, who is  heartily in accord with making the  change.  There will be no leader of the opposition in the legislature, during the  present session. Both the liberal members, H.C. Brewster and John Jardine,  will sit as private members, while J.  H. Hawthornthwaite and Parker Williams.will also sit as private, members.  The reason why the liberals have no  leader is because there is a dispute between Messrs. Jardine and Brewster  as to who should hold the position.  Both want it.  In the emergency it was proposed to  consolidate the opposition, and let Mr.  Hawthornthwaite be leader, but the  socialist leader refused to enter into  any such agreement, saying1 that the  tenets of socialism prevented him or  any other member becoming leader of  his own party, let alone assuming  such a position as the one* offered to  him. The feeling was so bitter that  Mr. Brewster refused to second any  motion that Mr. Jardine might make  as leader of the liberal opposition, and  Mr. Jardine made the same threat if  Mr. Brewster insisted upon being  leader. Then the appeal was made to  Mr. Hawthornthwaite, and after he  had refused to become leader, Messrs.  Jardine and Brewster compromised by  both agreeing to remain private? members.  TINSMITHING  Orders  by Mail will receive  . Prompt Attention .  ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON  APPLICATION  H. B. MEAUSETTE  Keremeos Station.  For a Luxurious Shave,  Hair-Cut or Bath go to  BOOSTER'S  TONSORIAL    PARLOR  When in Keremeos stop at the  Central Hotel  TWEDDLE & ELMHIRST, Proprietors.  3  3  i  I  ������  Sole Agents for Princeton Coal  Free Bus to all trains  B. C. Fruit Lands Office  Headquarters for all stage lines.  Keremeos Hardware  -*&������������**-  Stoves and Ranges  Shelf & Heavy Hardware  TOMMY SING  Contracts for Work  Land scrubbed or any kind of work by  contract at reasonable rates.  Silk Handkerchiefs sold cheap, imported direct from China.  Paints and Oils  ������������***  Box Trade in Cigars a specialty  A fine line of Cigars .and'"  Tobaccos, Fruit and  Confectionery .  POOL TABLE IN CONNECTION  A. J. SAUNDERS  Keremeos.  WM. DALRYMPLE  . <   ��������� . .     . ��������� ��������� ���������  GENERAL  BLACKSMITH  E. M. CROOKER  Keremeos, B. C.  Keremeos Trading Go.  Retail   and   Wholesale  of General Merchandise  ALWAYS PLEASED TO SHOW GOODS  Your Patronage Solicited,  isfaction Guaranteed.  Sat-  Cumming's Old Stand  (Keremeos Centre)  NOTICE  TiJOTICK is hereby Riven that thirty days  1,1 after rtnto, I Sidney Walter Drown, of  Osoyoos, J J. C. intend.to apply to tho superintendent of provincial police, K. S. Hussoy, of  Victoria, for a retail liquor licence for the  Osoyoos Hotel, situated at Osoyoos D. C.  SIDNEY WALTER BROWN  Osoyoos, January 18th, 1SU0.  LAND ACT.  TAKK NOTICE that Kenneth Carlton Boyd  -1- frith, of Greenwood, li. C, occupation  Postmaster, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands : Commencing at a post planted on the west boundary of Indian Reserve Lot No. li, thenco 20  chains along Indian Reserve Lot No. 4, thence  south 40 chains, tlicncc east 20 chains, thenco  north along thc Indian Reserve 10 chains to  point of starting.  Kennktii Cahlton liOYD Fkitii.  William Alexander Hainino, Agent.  Dated December 9th, 1909.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  District ok Yale  T^KE NOTICE that Louise Drown, of Kcre-  ���������*��������� meos, D. C, occupation, married woman  intends to apply for permission to purchase tho  following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about 20  chains west of the north west corner of Lot 178  in tho Similkameen Division of Yale District;  thence north 20 chains; thence cast 20 chains;  thenco south 20 chains; thence west 20 chains  to point of commencement, 10 acres, more or  LOUISE DROWN,  Dy her agent, J. A. Drown  Dated Dec. 27th, 1909 51-10  G.  G.   KEELER,  Keremeos, B. C.  SING LEE  LAUNDRY  Work called for and delivered.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  Keremeos, B.C.  YVING SING & CO.  LAUNDRY  General Merchants & Employment Contractors.  Keremeos, B.C.  KEREHE05  MEAT   MARKET  Kettle Valley Assessment District  Kercmcos-Penticton Mail Stage.  Leaves Keremeos for Penticton on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon.  Leaves Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 a. m., arriving' in  Keremeos at noon.  W. E. Welby, Proprietor.  ���������VTOTICK is hereby given that Courts of  *���������* Revision under the provision of tho  Assessment Act, for taking appeals for 1910,  will be held at the following places :  Rock Creek Hotel, Rock Creek, January 21th  at 11 a. m.  Dridcsville Hotel, Bridesvillc, January 25th  at 11 a. m.  Government Building, iccrcmcos' Centre,  January 2(ith at 11 a.m.  Government Office, Fairview, January 27th  at 3 p. in.  Signed  HENRY NICHOLSON  Judge of the Court of Revision  Dated Eairvicw January 3rd, 1910.  E. M. CROOKER  Successor to  GEO. CAWSTON  yt^^^^yiytiAiaaAaA^^^^%^^yt"<saayii������nA"^  ALKAZAR HOTEL  Keremeos, B. C.  BENNETT & FORD,  Proprietors  G. C.   Bennett,   Manager.  Keremeosjweciiopy,  ���������Board of Trade���������George. Kirby, President; R. H. Carmichael, Secretary. ,  Similkameen Farmers' Exchange���������J. J.  Armstrong, President; W. M. Frith, Secy.  Public School  Board���������George  Kirby,  Ezra Mills, R. Elmhirst, Secretary.  Customs' Office���������W. M. Frith, Sub-Collector.  Land Registry Office���������Kamloops, W. H.  Edmonds, District Registrar.  Presbyterian Church���������Rev. A. H. Cameron, Pastor.  Methodist Church���������Rev. G. R. B.  Kinney, B.A., Pastor.  Church of England���������Rev. A.  H.   Ransome, M. A., Incumbent.  Constable and Deputy Game Warden���������  M. B. Ewart.  Issuer of Marriage Licenses-J.A. Brown.  Coroner���������Dr. M. D. McEwen.  Justices of the Peace���������-T. W. Coleman,  Frank Richter.  Postmaster and Telephone Agent���������Geo.  Kirby.  Government Agent���������J. R. Brown, Fair-  view.  Member of Parliament���������Martin Burrell,  Grand Forks, P. O.  Member Provincial Assembly���������L. W.  Shatford, Penticton P. O.  Town Hall���������J. J. Armstrong, Mgr.  . Keremeos Hall���������Geo. Loudon, Mgr,  Great Northern R'y���������Daily train, west  bound 10:30 a. m., eastbound 4.20 p. m.  L. A. King, Agent.  Mails���������Going west closes at 10 a.m.,  going east closes at 3.45 p.m.; via Penticton stage, at 11.30 Mondays, Wednesdays  and Fridays.  (For mercantile and other business institutions see advertisements on this page.)  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Disthict op Yale.  fAKE NOTICE that, I, Joseph Alexander  A        Drown, of Keremeos, Publisher, intend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:��������� ���������  Commencing at a post planted about a  quarter of a mile west of tho south west corner  of Lot 17S in thc Similkameen Division of Yule  District; tbonco.north 20 chains; thence east 20'  chains; thence south 20 chains; thonce west 20  chains to point of commencement, 10 acres,  iiioro or loss.  JOSEPH ALEXANDER DROWN  Dated Dec. 27th, 1900. 51-10  I  ���������A  1  -i  I'  *'i  ll'  1  lit  ' t;l  It-  ''''J  Ij  '���������'J  li  I  l!  1  I1  ill  >ul

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