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 f 1  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY-'ifC 1912.  'Number 2.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vuncou ver,]  S.O. L. Co.'s 13r.ocic  PENTICTON,      -      -       B. C  APEI and OREGON  KeccntDcvelopnientlniproves  Conditions  in Both  . Properties  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknes, Prop.       Pektictox, IIC.  f OIK GOES ON AT APEX  Oregon Likely to Resume Work in the  Spring���������Latter Shows Some Sansa-  tionally High Grade Ore.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches, Properties, Minos, Timber,  Witter Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C.  X. Tiioau'sox 1'iio.vh: seymoui: 5U-13  '    MGK. WESTKKN CANADA    '- ,-  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Olllecs and Warelionse, 817-G3 Ueatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  R H. EOGERS,  m.a., b.o:l.  BARRISTER, SOLiGTTOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC '  Vernon, B. C  Grand Union  Hnfpf w  HEDLEY, B..C..  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  arc held on-tho second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAHILTON,  ARTHUR CLARE,  .'��������� Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity  Hull   the   first and  i third Thursdays in the month.  GarcEACIIKllN  Counsel  S. K. Hamilton*  Cleric.  L. O. L.  Regular monthly meeting* of  Hedley Lodge 17-M lire held on  the third Monday in oveiy  S^iSiSlltl'S'1110'1^'1'" Fraternity Hall. Visiting brethern are cordially invited to attend.  ARTHUR KING. W. Ar,  WM. LOXSJMLK. See't,  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will he at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 1-1 th of each mon Mi.  ! Office  on  North   Main   Street.  |Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors, Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  T. D. Pickard .left last week for the  coast after a rather busy month's  work looking after development operT  atio'is on the Apex properties a short  distance east of Mie Nickel Plate and  on tho Oregon near Hedley and situated on the watershed between Sixteen and Eighteen Mile creeks. He is  expected back again m a .few weeks  but meanwhile work is proceeding on  the Apex although the 100 foot tunnel  for which a contract was let last fall  was completed a fortnight ago.  apex wo UK  Tlie contract let on  the Apex last  fall   to McEachorn   Bros,   and   three  other associates,   was   for 100 feet of  tunnel to meet a. drift which had been  run for some distance from  the bottom of thc old shaft which had follow  ed the ore body from  tho'surface.   Of  course they knew at the time the contract was let that 100 feet would not  reach the   face of  the old drift  but it  would be a fair commencement and  after   a careful   examination   of  the  ground   had  been   ina.de   by   Messrs.  Rodgers :and Pickard it was decided'  that instead of running it all dead as  laid out by Bobbins'.' they would deflect it in the direction of a line of contact where ore was most likely to be  found, and from  there follow the contact to the face of the old drift which  had been left in  good pre.   The first  contract secured the object sought and  arrangements  have  now   been   riiade  for McEachei-n Bros, to  continue tlie  work  and supplies  have  been laid in  to last them until spring.  OREGON  WORK  On this property two men, McNulty  and Kirkpatrick have been working  since .November.- Considerable work  had formerly been done on the property both in open cuts andtunnels but  the most of it was done in a tunnel  run by Henry Bahrs who had the  property under bond at one time but  ran out of funds before he reached the  point where ore should be found.  The work that has now been done  was principally surface prospecting to  learn more of the trend of the ore  bodies from the outcrop and when the  weather was too stormy they worked  in one of the tunnels. The results being obtained were so interesting, that  work was continued longer than was  originally in tended, but this week they  expected to knock off and nothing  more will be done until spring.  While the work was being done Air.  Pickard rigged up an assay outfit from  parts of some others around town and  kept strict tab on values. Some of  these are understood to have been  surprisingly high. One sample seen  by the Gazette whs most interesting  and bore evidence of the presence of  some of the rarer minerals in which  cobalt bloom figured conspicuously.  in all probability the coining spring  may see work resumed and the possibilities are most encouraging.  COWAN���������KENNEDY  The  home of Mr.  and   Mrs.   .1.  IL".  Kennedy, at 1215 Eleventh Ave West,  was  the scene of an  interesting and  pretty event on Wednesday evening,  when their daughter, Alice,   was united in marriage to Mr. Harold P. Cowan",  manager  of   the   Cowan   Co.' at  Montreal, and son oi Dr.   and Mrs.  Cowan, of Napanee, Ont.    About fifty  guests were present for the wedding.  The    house   was   brightly   decorated  throughout' with    cut   flowers    and  greenery.  In the drawing-room wheie  the ceremony took place,  the   color  scheme was in green and white.     Festoons of greenery and white carnations  were  carried  from   the chandelier to  the corners  of the room, and the bow  window was banked with palms.    The  hall  was done with  pink  carnations,  and the dining-room   with red carnations. Rev. P.Clinton Parker performed the ceremony, assisted by Rev. Dr.  Spencer. The bridal party entered the  room as the wedding march was play-  ee by Miss McPhail.     First came the  bridesmaid,   Miss Hazel  McKenzie, of  Penticton,  then tha little flower girl,  Miss Vera McAlpine, of Lytton, who  strewed the  bride's   path   with   rose  buds.    Then   came the bride  wilh her  father.    Two  little pages.  Master Arthur   Kennedy,  the   bride's   brother,  and Master Jack Fyfe, formed an aisle  by .holding  white  ribbon   with   tulle  bows.     They  were  dressed in  white-  serge suits.     The bride  looked dainty  and sweet in  a gown  of soft white  satin,  draped   in' a   tunic effect, and  trimmed  with  cut steel   and fringe.  Her  bouquet   was a.  shower of white  ioses, lilies of the valley and maiden  hair fern.   She also carried a. handsome bag of hand crocheted Irish lace,  lined with satin, the gift of airs. Alex.  Kellett.     The bridesmaid was gowned  in. pale pink  satin,   veiled  with pink  ninon, and trimmed  with pearl passementerie.     Her bouquet was a huge  B.C. LEGISLITIIRE  Speech from   Tin-one   Offers  Interesting Legislative  Menu  HELPING THE HOSPITAL  All Citizens Are  Urged to Bear Their  Share���������United Effort Needed  DEBATE ON THE 1DMESS  Brings Out Able Speeches from Mover  and ������eco der���������Railway Legislation  ���������Many Bills Introduced.  Victoria. B. C, Jan 12���������The first  business sitting of the third term of  British Columbia's twelfth provincial  parliament was also exclusively devoted to the addresses of the'inover and  seconder in presenting the formal resolutions in reply to his honor's speech  from the throne. Both Mr. AVatson  and Alexander Lucas were in excellent form and discussed current public  affairs as clear headed men of business  and patriotic British Columbians and  Britishers. Upon the completion of  the seconder's" address debate on the  resolution was adjourned by the Lib-  eial leader, Mr. Brewster. The discussion is.not expected to be at all  prolonged.  SEVI^KAJ^ IJIIJ.S PRESENTED  The business of the first working  day of parliament proved purely preliminary. Mr. Tisdale presented the  petition of Vancouver city for its extensive and complicated charter revision. Mr. Fraser, Cariboo, at the same  time brought forward the petition of  the British Columbia & Alaska Railway Co. for various amendments in  its charter, and there was also introduced by message from his honor, presented by the attorney general, the  short but significant bill essential for  the ratification   of   the   consolidated  If the citizens of Hedley regard.the  local hospital as an institution which  must be kept alive at any sacrifice it  will be up to all the citieens to endeavor to do their share and that means  not only the loosening of the'purse  strings but also the saciifice of time  and trouble to help it on.  For the past few months the Board  have found themselves sailing very  close to the wind and the utmost care  has been necessary to make ends meet.  A feature which made it unusually  hard for the board to finance the institution during the past two years is  the amount of charity . work which  had to be done in the way of treatment to patients who eithei could not  pay or preferred lo get out of it.  The annual meeting of the association will be held on Tuesday the 23rd  in Fraternity hall atS o'clock p.m.  when citizens are asked Lo turn out  and show greater interest in the affairs  of the hospital, for if the public would  come out to the meeting and learn for  themselves where the money has been  coming from and how it has tieen expended there would be less-criticism  and less foundation less talk than some  have been in the habit of indulging in.  WOODMEN   INSTAL OFFICERS  shower of pink  roses and maiden hair    .������.;,,..,,. ,        ., .   ,   .     .,  -... ,r   .,   . -,        statutes as presented   by the revising  tern.     Little  Miss McAlpine  made a I   ���������.,...   .,     .-,,     ,     XXT., .   .  ,"  _.       ���������  .. ...       ���������      , J committee.    Charles Wilson and A.P.  charming little, flower girl  in a frock  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL KNGIXKKR ,\.\'i> iilMTISH  COhVMlilA LAX.D SURVKYOR  Star Building  Princeton  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  |t;oNVlfiYAXCIXG, CUSTOMS V.HOKlillAUli,  Vlllti  INSUJtANCK  AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  lOFFlCE  K ERE JVI EOS. B.C.  When   writing   Adversers  Mention the Gazette.  Please  HOSPITAL DONATIONS  The matron of the Hedley Hospital  acknowledges receipt of Ihe following  donations  not formerly ackowledged:  Mrs. 8. L. Smith . pillow's, sheets,  .shirts and chair.  Mr. Williams, vegetables.  Mrs. Clare, dresses, .-carl's and  doilies.  CHRISTMAS l{ KM EM I USANCES  Schubert's, grapes, apples, oranges  and celery.  Shatford's,- oranges.  Rev. A. II. Cameron,- grapes.  Mrs. r-Yiinp,- towels and finger towels.  Hedley Sunday School,- set of silver  spoons.  There was also the furnishing of one  room which Mis. S. L. Smith provided from the sale of the boo/k "'In-Cow-  Ma.s-Ket." donated by the author,  Mrs. Allison.  of allover lace, and carried a basket of  pink roses and smilax.     Mr. Edward  Kennedy,  brother of the bride,  was  best man.  Miss McPhail played softly  all through the ceremony.  The. bride's  mother  wore   a   tiecoming    gown   of  Alice  blue satin,  with  trimmings of  cut steel,  and pale pink dresden silk.  Mrs. Alex Kellett, who assisted in receiving wore an  elegant model gown  of white satin,   draped with heavily  embroidered net,  and  trimmed with  lace and  black satin.    After the ceremony a. buffet supper was served. Mrs.  Anderson  cut the ices.     The  happy  couple were  made the   recipients  of  many elegant gifts from friends here  and in many other cities.     The pastor  and  Sunday School teachers   of   the  Central Baptist Church, of which the  bride was   i  member,   presented  her  with a.  heavy cutglass  water jug and  tumblers.     The  groom's   gift   to   the  bride was  a   necklace   and   pendant,  with whole pearls.   To the bridesmaid  and pianist  he gave pearl and  amethyst brooches, to the flower girl a gold  bracelet, and  to   the groomsman  an  amethyst and pearl scarf pin.    After  the reception Mr. and Mrs. Cowan left  on the night boat for the south where  they    will   spend   their   honeymoon.  They will return heie for a short stay  before going to Montreal, where they  will reside.     The bride is travelling in  a tailored suit of navy blue serge, with  mink furs  nnd green  hat, with   white  satin facings.  ANNUAL    MEETING  The annual meeting of the Hedley  General Hospital will be held in Fraternity Hall on Tuesday January 2Mrd  at S o'clock p. in., at which the financial statement will lie presented and  anew board of directors elected. All  who take an interest in the hospital  are requested to attend.  V. 11. FRKNGII. Secretary  CANADA'S   MINERAL   OUTPUT  Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 12. --- Canadian  mineral production in 1011 totalled the  large .sum of $105,0l)(',(!00.00. an in-  crease of 11 per cent, (mid production amounted to nunc than $10,100,  000; silver. $17,000,000; nickel, $11,-  000,000; and pig iron, $11,000,000.  Luxton,  K. C.    This  bill has already  Eidvanced to a second reading.  Mr. Hayward. of Oowichan was yesterday re-elected by the house as deputy speaker and'A. H. B. MacGowan,  Vancouver, vice-chairman of the house  committee and chairman of the ways  and means committee, both nominations being made by the premier and  affably seconded by the opposition  leader.  URGES SHORT   LINE TO XELSOX  In the cource of his speech in moving the address, Mr. Watson said:: "I  am heartily in favor of the extention  of the government railway policy in  the direction of securing direct railway  connection between the coast and the  southern interior by means of a line  across the Hope mountain. The Kettle  Valley line-is doing important work  under its contract with the goyern-  metit, but 1 would like to see a railroad-from Vancouver to Nelson that  would shorten the time of the journey  between the two places by 12 hours as  corn pared with the? present schedule.  Such a railroad would be of great  value to the coast cities of British Columbia."  Mr. AVatson spoke for So minutes,  reviewing the forthcoming legislation  and drawing particular attention to  the much sought, after railroad from  Vancouver to the Peace river country.  Mr. Lucas, in seconding, dealt with  the development in his constituency  of Y.-ile and, speaking of the appioach-  insr inauguration of a provincial university expressed ihe hope that a  faculty of agriculture would lie included wliich would sec to the introduction of more scientific methods of  farming.  MINING   NOTES  In his review of Boundary operations and speaking of the B. C. Cop  per Co. Mr. Jacobs writing to the Mining and .Scientific; Press says: "During  the year seveial properties were bonded find exploration carried on; among  these was the Voight group of 08  claims in the Similkameen district,  whieli, it is hoped, will develop into a  big copper mine."  Word conies from East Princeton to  the effect that the United Empire Co ,  had struck two new coal seams on  their property.  Nickel Plrte camp of the Modern  Woodmen of America, installed their  officers fot the new term on the nighc  of January oth when the following  were placed in their respective positions:  Past Consul���������G. McEachern  Ven. Consul���������A. Clare  Adviser���������R. J. Corrigan  Banker���������Geo. Gilbert  Clerk���������E. H. Simpson  Escort���������R,W. James  Watchman��������� F. G. Simons  Sentry���������C. A. Christiana  Managers���������E. E. Burr, John Smith  mid T. R. Willey.  After the ceremony of installation  was completed an adjournment was  mde to the dining room of the Great  Northern hotel where a swell banquet  was provided at a cost of $1.75 per  plate.  HEDLEY MASONS DONATE  Another  Grant of. $50 is  Made   to  the  Funds of the Hospital  For the second time a grant of $50  has been made by Hedley Lodge A. F.  <fc A. M. and this last comes at a time  when it is urgently needed to help to  finance an institution to which the  town is committed for maintenance.  While the Masonic body does not pose  as a benefit society and enters into no  agreement with its members' or any  one else to render financial assistance  in return for membership its annual  appropriations for works of benevolence of which the outside world hears  but little, unless in the cases of .support to public institutions where concealment of the act is impossible,  amounts to enormous sums of money.  In this province the Masonic ("rand  Lodge basset a good example to the  subordinate lodges by ilsminual giant  to the sanitarium at Trampiille for  treatment of tuberculosis aud-most of  the subordinate lodges find local charities which they assist.  THE NEW BROOM  (Greenwood Lodg-p..)  Greenwood changed mayors on  Monday, and last night a poker game  was running in one of tlie local hotels.  Bowser's Liquor Act is a very laughable farce in this city.   ������������������������   ���������,   GENERAL NEWS  Vancouver turned down "Mayor Taylor hard. His opponent Fii.'ey was  elected by over 1500 majority.  A. serious train wreck on the C.P.R.  occurred at Terre Bonne in Quebec  when two passenger trams met in  head-on collision and several lives  were lost.  Tho Grand Trunk Pacific are out on  a, borrowing mission and are seeking  Dominion assistance in that direction. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE    JAN 18,   1912.  dnjd' '������������������  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssticit on 'i'liiu-sdiiys, bytlio Hkdi.ky Oa/.k.Ttk  I'KI.N'i'lNO AND I'mil.ISUINO COMl'AXY.  bi.MiTKU. at. Hoillov,  0. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Yen'..!.;..-.'.-.....'.'.' ������2.<JU  . " . ( United StiU.cs).  2.50  Advertising Rates  "Mcashremciit, 12 linos to the inch.  Land Notioes���������Cui'tiflcatos of improvement, eto.  |-*7.00 for (50-day notices, and $5.00 for 30-day  CT notices.  Contract Advertisements���������One incli per month  S1.25; over I inch and up to 4 inches'! $1.00  per inch per mouth. 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.  ^Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  . ineh, Sl-00 for one insertion, 25 cent* for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line tor first < insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract advertisements should  ,be in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure  "ttention, for that week's issue.  ���������    Advertisements will be changed once every  ���������no'ntli if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes of tenor than once a montli  he price of. composition will be cliurged at  regular rates.  A. MEGRAW. Managing Hdltor.  ers , to build ".mills-in the Canadian  west so near tii the 'grain districts that  cost 'of transportation on wheat, will  be reduced to a minimum for them  and they will occupy an advantageous position in the marketing of their  flour which they can now despatch  Over Canadian or 'American routes all  over Canada and to Europe and the  Orient under more favorable conditions than they could from their mills  in the United States.  GENERAL NEWS  Full Moon  Last quar  1912:  JAN  New Moon  1!)  first- quar;  : .-27.V]  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. fri. Sat.  i  ii  21  28  1  8  15  22  29  2  '!)'  16  28  30  3  10  17  2f  31  4  11  IS  5 ������������������ 0.  12 13  19 20  20 27  ONE OF OUR PROBLEMS  The  congestion existing in  railway  traffic on the. prairies of the Canadian  west which has   resulted   in   serious  losses to grain-growers brings up some  very  important questions that must  bv  faced both by the  politicians and  the  transposition  companies.    That  the lateness of the harvest did much  to   precipitate the  congestion there is  no doubt  whatever.     The amount of  waste in grain that  has resulted from  inability of the railway  companies to  handle it at the time required   seems  almost  incredible, and the  wonder is  that in  view of  the very  careful estimates  which had  been   made of the  wheat crop the railways were not prepared   to  make a   better showing in  deal ng with the situation  than  they  have done, even   if the   lateness of the  season did prevent them from getting  to   work  on the  task  of moving the  grain as soon as they   had counted on.  The great question is, what is going to  be the outcome and what precautions  are  to be  taken   to  prevent a recurrence of it? Three Canadian remedies  are peoposed.   These are the shipment  of a large quantity of the grain to the  Pacific coast, the  addition of another  outlet by  way  of Hudson's Bay and  the third by enlarging the capacity of  eastern    Canadian   canals   to   permit  more, of the grain   reaching the Atlantic: through Canadian channels than at  present.    There   is still another aid in  solving the question and that one will  not rest upon  Canadian initiative but  has to do with the politicians and railways of the.United States. The Democrats  claim  that  they  can  solve the  problem by throwing oil' the duty on  Canadian wheat and allowing United  .States milleis and United States railways to  take a  hand in   the game by  building more railways into the Canadian west to take out the grain which  American millers are so anxious to get  hold of.  In that contingency it will be  up to the Canadian railways to make  enormous additions   to  their   rolling  stock and doubletrack their lines from  the  wheat fields,  and  the Dominion  and   provincial   governments   should  see  that ample elevator  capacity is  provided on this side of the line. These  are precautions necessary to maintain  for Canada the maximum benefit from  her own  grain production   for   they  will induce British and Canadian capital to provide  more milling  capacity  in Canada and will also   tend   to a  movement among United States mill-  The Canadian Northwest is likely to  lose a bunch of Doukhobours who are  going to try southern California. Canadian tailors will not be a bit sorry to  see them go.  The Bank of Commerce are moving  to increase their capital,to $25,000,000.  The heaviest storm since 1863 raged  in the Maritime provinces last week.  In Newfoundland ariexpress train was  blown off the track.  The provincial health department  finds typhoid prevalent at Ashcroft  and diphtheria in parts of the Okan-  ���������>S*in-  A couple of suspects were arrested  last week in New York and Los Angeles charged with the bank robbery  in New Westminster in September  last. The Pmkertons have been after  them and are confident that they are  the right men. McNamara and Deane  are the names of the men arrested.  METEOROLOGICAL.  Jan  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Jan. 13,1912 :  AT THE MINE  Maximum  -1  ���������   ...-���������    4  10  17  .'."        23  ".".'*"      24  35  Average maximum temperature 16.  Average, minimum do 4.71  Mean temperature 10.35  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall        '������       "       14.  COKUESPON'DINO WKEK OK LAST VEAR  Highest maximum temperature 20,  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  Minimum  -20  -3  -1  5  15  17  20  The NewKdition of the ,  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X, for tho'years UllO-  l'.lil, mid required nearly eighteen months in  preparation.  It has 1902 Pages  containing hourly ono and a lialf million words  or about twice as much 'matter as tlie bible.  ���������There are 35 chapters, and the book covers the  Copper Industry of the World  COVKl'UNG: Copper History, Geology.  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, lionehing. Smelting, Refining, Brawls,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys. Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents. Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports  Kxnoi-ts, Finances,Dividends, etc:  Vol, X of tlie Copper Handbook lists and  describes   .  8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions ranging frbm'2 or 3 lines; in  the case of a dead company, in which case reference is made to a proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 'Jl pages in the case  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of tlie world. The'chapter  giving mine descriptions, wliich lists thc 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 Uie  copper industry of the entire world;   It is used  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  .''. ROOK ON COPPER.  by thc managers of thc "mines that make ninety-odd per cent of tlie world's output of copper  and is used in every civilized country of tlie  globe. It is tilled with facts of vital importance to ',--'������������������  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top, or $7.50  in genuine full library morocco.  Terms are the most liberal. Send no money,  but order tlie boolc sent you, all carriage charges prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not'to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value to you 1  Write now to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  m TEMPLE BUILDING, HOUGHTON,  ��������� ���������'' Michigan, U. S. A.  When   You  Want*  Money  you may want itin-a '''huiTy:->VMyQU-ltiave:''  a Savings Account in  The Bank of British Nortti America  you can get it at once. Deposits of $1.00 arid  upwards received and interest added twice a  year.,. ���������  76 Years in Business Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Hedley  Branch,  H. A Hiricks, Manager  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  Average maximum  do  2.71  Lowest minimum  do  -35.  Average  minimum  do  -16.28  Mean  do  -6.78  AT THE MILL,.  Maximum  Minimum  Jan    7  10  -12  8  5  -10  9  10  3  10  10  8  11  11  t ,  7    '  12  30  13  13  29  13  Average maximum temperature 14.42  Average minimum do 3.14  Mean do 8.78  Rainfall for the week 0.0   inches  Snowfall       "       "      5.0  COKKESPONDING WEEK OF" LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 48  Average do do 32.57  Lowest minimum do        -20  Average do do -3.  Mean do 2.78  Water Notice  T T. 1). Pickard, of Hedley, B. C, hy occupa-  -*��������������� tion Assayer, as agent for tho Ashawota  Power Company. Limited, of Vancouver, give  notice that I intend on thc fifteenth day of  March next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon,  to apply to thc Water Commissioner at his  ofllco at Fairview for a licence to take and use  100 cuhic feet of water per second from the  Ashnola river, a tributary of thc Similkameen  river. The water to be used for power on a site  to be chosen near the southern boundary of the  Ashnola Indian reserve.  T. D. PICKARD  Dated this 15th day of January, 1912  Hope - Mineral Claim, situate in the. Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale district.   Where  located:   On Sixteen Mile. Camp Hedley.  TAKE  NOTICK 'that 1. Ainslcy   Megraw,  F. M. C. No, 40512B agent for John McLean, F.  M. C. 405-I3B, and Joseph RotJicrhanr, F. M. C.  No. 405181':, intend, sixty days from :thc ,date  hereof, to apply to thc Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Iniprovrmcnt, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of tlie above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,   must be   commenced before the  issuance of sqch Certificate of  Improvements,  , Dated tliis third day of November. A.D., 1911  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.  1  I  i  S chubert's Supply Stores  Hedley and Tulameen  WITH THE  ! NEW   YEAR  Just 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.  WATER NOTICE  T T. D. Pickard. of Hedley. 15. ('., by oeeupa-  a-> tion. assayer. as agent for the Ashawota  Power Company, Limited, of Vancouver, give  notice that I intend on the 2Uthday of February  next at cloven o'clock in thc forenoon, to apply  to the Water Commissioner at his oflice at  Fairview for a licence to take and use 250 cubic  feet of water per second from the Siniilkaineen  river. The water to be used for power on a site  to be chosen near the mouth of 20 mile creek,  and on a site to be chosen adjoining tlie Fast  line of LotlMiS.  2--I T. D. PICKARD  Dated this loth day of January. lillii  FORTY-ONE YEARS* RECORD  Shows that the interest receiv-  sd on its investments has exceeded the death claims by $1,  786,804.01.  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.  Mortgage Sale  TTnder and bjr virtue of thc Power of Sale con-  ^ tained in two Indentures of Mortgogc  bearing date July 9th, 1907, and April Kith. 1910,  respectively, and made by David G. Hackney,  of Hedley, B. C, in Mortgagor, thc lands tlierc-  in mentioned, that is to say. Lots fourteen (11)  and fifteen (15) in Mock seventoon (17), plan  one hundred and seven (107), will be sold by  private sale. Tenders for tho purchase thereof  will be received by thc undersigned up to and  inclusive of the 27th day of January, 1912.  For further particulars and terms of sale apply to  HILLINGS & COCHRANE  Vernon, B.C. Solicitors for "Mortgagee.  Vernon, B. C. January 9th, 1912.  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  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  the   Goods  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 leiiding manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in the principal provincial towns  and industrial centres of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for ������1, or larger advertisements from ������3.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  Lookup 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.  ���������  We do all Kinds of  Gommerclal Printing  Including Letter-heads, Bill-heads, Statements,  Envelopes, Notes, Receipts, Shipping-  Tags,   Price   Lists,   Blotters,  Mining Forms,  Etc.  Send in Your Orders to the  THe London Directoru 60. Ltd.  25, Abehurch Lane, London, E. C.  I Hedley Gazette  t  I Job Department  and They will have Prompt Attention  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������������<  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETT THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,   JAN IS.  IHJ2.  Towiv and Distrid.  Geo. Y. Bowerman arid'>Mvs.. Bower'-  iikui of Oriiville ^ve.iptqwn.  . ��������� A eoulial support is expected for the  masquerade' in.aid of the hospital on  Friday night 10th inst.  ; Mr. 0. H. Brookes is expected in  Hedlev shortly when arrangements  will be. made for getting the Kingston  under way.  Saturday's mail was very light. No  mail from Vancouver came through  and no mail from the east. There was  evidently, a kink in the service at some  point or other.  A January thaw which set in at the  beginning of the week furnished a  change from the winter programme  we had been having for about a  month previous.  A Washington state doctor who has  drugstores in Molson and Chesaw is  having informations for illegal whisky  selling fyled against him in batchcs.of  nine at :i cime.  The days have already lengthened  out 32 minutes in the evenings and  8 minutes in the morning. The improved quality of the light will also be  appreciated by those who have photographic work to do.  Two more banks opened out in  Princeton on Monday. They were the  Bank of Montreal and the Royal Bank  of Canada. This will make four banks  until such time as the E. T. branch is  formally taken over by the Bank of  Commerce.  The matron of the hospital has expressed the wish that parties who  have old linen to spare in the shape of  old sheets or pillow cases or anything  of that kind, such articles will be  thankfully received at the hospital  where good use can be made of them.  Hon: Martin Burrell has induced the  Post Oflice Department to put a mail  clerk on the steamer Okanagan and  thus relieve the congestion in the Penticton post office as well as securing  quicker delivery of the mail at all hike  points bv doing away with the necessity for carrying mail matter past.  The ice harvest in Hedley has commenced and the ice being taken from  the Siniilkameen river is said to be  over 30 inches thick in places which is  altogether unusual so early in the  winter ,as this. It is not at all likely,  however, this thickness has been formed of cloar ice frozen in place but must  have been due to the lodging of anchor  ice.  It is a new thing to hear of depth of  snow being an inconvenience in the  Similkaniecn valley, but JoInY'MfXitin  who is^cutting wood u be >.u t",se'yen^fiiiles  up , thei.i'.ive.r from here says he has  been unable to do any work for tho  past,two,weeks. When he would fell  a tree it sank out of sight,in tlie deep  snow arid he had to shovel it out before he could saw it up and this on-  tailed an amount of extra work which  cut down his profit on the labor expended.  Boundary papers tell of the death in  St. Catharines, Out., of Rev. Thomas  Paton who was the first missionary in  the Boundary and they give the date  as 1893. The editor of the Gazette has  a. very vivid recollection of listening  to the deliberations at the first meeting of the Kamloops presbytery held  In Vernon in August 1892 and at that  meeting Mr. Paton was appointed to  the Boundary field. Doubtless editor  McKelvie of the Vernon News remembers it as he was present that day.  The Nelson News issued a very excellent annual review number but like  many other excellent things it had its  imperfections. As it purported to be  a review of mining in the inteiior of  the province it is rather singular that  it could find so much space for mere  prospects in the Kootenay that have  not yet produced a dollar and had  nothing whatever to say about a mine  in thc Similkameen riding that paid  25 per cent dividend in the  year 1911.  The Dixie Jubilee Singers gave a  swell entertainment on Wednesday of  last week to a good house. The eon-  cert was given under the auspices of  the Hedley General Hospital and the  troupe fully sustained the reputation  which preceded them. Especially in  the choruses and quartettes the harmony and perfect blending of the  voices left nothing to be desired and  the solos by the contralto were particularly fine. The generosity with  which they responded to encores gave  evidence of their desire to please and  the taste, and judgment they displayed both in the character of the numbers given and the general deportment  of the troupe made friends for them  at their first appearance. No matter  whether it was the simple Foster  melodies of the sunny south or the  more pretentious music like the "sextette from Lucia," they were equally  familiar with it and equally effective.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  GAMP HEDLEY  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  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  Get the Best  ������������������  t  ���������  t  The Gazette has no apologies to  offer for the space given in reproducing the account of the wedding of  Miss Alice Kennedy at Vancouver.  The bride and her parents were very  popular in the Similkameen and her  bestowal of the positions of honor at  the function showed that she was  loyal and constant to her old friends  in this pint of the province.  The B. C. Mining Exchange published in Vancouver reproduces in its  December number the announcement  of the Hedley Gold Mining Company's  25% eividend duly credited to the Hedley Gazette of December 14th. The  Boundary papers and most of the local  publications through the Kootenays  and elsewhere through the province  had it.  The Canadian Almanac for 1912 is  the usual interesting iind indispensible  publication which makes it the ready  reference for the Canadian business  and professional man. It contains  among other things: astronomical calculations, star tables,  latitude tables,  i  complete customs tariff, banks with  branches, British army and navy,  militia list, postal information and  list of post offices, list of newspapers,  clergy list, legal and judicial information, life insurance, banks and,other  stocks with their prices and dividends.  So thoroughly has it been brought  down to date that the result of the  Ontario elections held about the middle of December is given, with complete list of the new legislature. The  book contains 504 pages and sells for  60 cents. If your news dealer does not  handle it send to the publishers, Copp  Clarke Co., Toronto.  5 Buy from Us and You Get %  ��������� ^ '   ���������  1 no Other X  t  ���������  ���������  t  t  Potatoes, $2.00 per top lbs.  Onions, 5 cents per lb.  Apples, leading varieties,  $2.50 per box  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything. New and First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, arid Special  Attention   paid   to  the   Table.  $Fresh   Curlew   and   Government  Creamery Butter and Morning Glory Eggs  ���������  The Cliesaw News mentions some  names in connection with the almost  forgotten Thomet murder at Midway  and hints that there is likely to be  something doing shortly. That affair  and the Zimmerman murder at Penticton are two blots on the administration of justice in this province and a  bad mark against the detective service  until such time as the mysteries are  cleared up.  E. Jacobs devotes a two and a half  inch  paragraph   in  the   Mining   and  ���������Scientific Press to a review of operations in the Nickel  Plate  which  he  says is tlie only property in the   Si-  inilkainoen (riding we presume) which  produced ore during the year.   The  figures of production given by him are  approximate as the year's output had  evidently not been known  Avhen the  paragraph was  written but they were  sufficiently  near  the correct amount  to give a right idea of the season's  output.   It is to be hoped that the day  is now not very far distant when both  Hedley and the West Fork of Kettle  River will furnish   some   more   producers to help remove the stigma of a  solitary dividend payer   which   does  not   sound   good   when   proclaimed  abroad oven if that one mine has a 25%  -dividend to its   credit for thc year.  That fact was not stated in the paragraph   and   had   evidently   not been  known to Mr. Jacobs when his copy  to the Mining and Scientific Press had  ���������been sent forward.  W. W. Van Meter who has recently  arrived from Mexico where lie was engaged professionally with the Redeemable Investment Co. and finds rather a  marked difference in climate between  that country and the interior of British Columbia.     In   response   to  inquiries by the Gazette into conditions  prevailing in  that  stormy   southern  republic  he said  that foreigners   who  had capital  invested in  mining  ventures in the country and were endeavoring  to  carry   on   operations  found  matters far from being safe, but he is  in hopes that more stringent measures  will soon be taken  to clean   out the  bandits and other lawless  individuals  who are at present menacing life and  property.    Madero he thinks is a man  who means well and has  powerful influences  backing him both in  Mexico  and other countries from which investors had come   and his greatest fault  seems to be that he is disposed to be a  little more tender hearted than would  seem prudent  under  present  conditions.     A military dictator is needed  until lawlessness  is put down with a  heavy hand.  The late president, Diaz,  had done much for the country,  but  the grafters under him who obtained  an ascendancy by taking advantage of  his declining years had been  his undoing.     The   extent  to which   their  grafting and misrule had been carried  left patriots scarcely  any alternative  than  to take up arms in defence of  their rights.  ���������  fShatfbrds, Ltd.!  !  !  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 Insurance Co.  Calgary Fire Insurance C6. .  Alliance Insurance Co. ���������  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  PRINCETON   BREWING   CO.  PRINCETON, B. C.  Make the  NOTED HOP GOLD BEER  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  PALACE  Uveru, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   B. 0.  IT A  ?ood stock of Horses and Rigs on  land.   H Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  THEIR NOTED HALF AND HALF  (half stout and pouter)  is a Winner.  Office of Dominion Express Gonipamj.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Mion.   14        INNIS  BROS. Proprietors.  ���������������������������������<*  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.   Comprising lob Acres  Largest growers of Nursery Stock in British Columbia.    AH stock wintered in our cellars and no damger of buring winter killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  722RJVERSIDEAVE.  ]fa nxaf^eJfatf/onef.Ziric-  Gfchings.Cuty & ^riqfinfrPfafcj-  <Jr\>r>i "Pfiotos&Dmu)!ri$sfir  Jfoo/tfefftProjpectt, (3/aloguef  Jia/lj, Jbv1terl}eadf,J1a$q}irief  eA/ett)spapecf, and all purpose/.  Phone main 6434  "cfpoffant&JVeu)(&griai//iig (so.  WHEN WRITING- ADVERTISERS riiEASE  MENTION  THIS PAPER r'., i *vr-i \,xz4't,iri;-?i.~;>i;i--*tpr. fffivpvgss^ ������ac vuwvefi :VJ?ZT  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. JAN 18, 1912.  rl  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen���������-Famed for Fruit Growing  Towa and Lower Valley.  Jack Dignun, of Penticton, was in  town over the week end.  J.-McCroath, ��������� of ClretMiwood was in  town last Saturday.  T. G. 15. Anderson, of'. Coalmont,  was in town,Thursday.  There was five feet of snow last week  on the Green Mountain summit.  The Ladies A.id will give a concert  in the Town liall on Feb. 7. Admission"  5,0c.  . ; .       '  ,.  T. C. Stukdale, of Milner, B.C. after  staying here a day passed cm-to Weii-  atchc-o. .'.������������������'���������"���������  Just in time! Most of tho ice..-lias  been hauled in, after two weeks of  hustling. .  Dr. Tolmie, V. S., chief veterinary  inspector, was here on an official visit  Thursday.  ��������� r . Mrs. ..Forbes,., of Hedley, paid her,  sister, Mrs. I). J. Innis, a visit last  Thursday.  The steam engine and plows .consigned, to the W. H. Armstrong ranch  arrived last week.  Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Sauve paid Princeton a visit on Monday, returning on  'Tuesday eyening.  The bridge crew arrived on Saturday and will proceed to fix up all  bridges in the vicinity. ..'.'���������  J. J. Armstrong left tor Victoria via  Penticton, Monday, to attend tlie annual Fruit G rowers -meeting.  '.Mrs.'. Thos. Dignan, of Penticton,  passed through Thursday on her,way  to join her husband at .Coalmont.  Mrs. G. Sproule, Mrs. Whillans and  Mr. Hincks, of Hedley, were guests of  Mrs. Kirby over the week end.  A carload of cattle consigned to P.  Burns & Co.,-Princeton, was shipped  by It. L. Cawston Wednesday.  Mrs. A. H. Harrison gave a nice  little dinner last Wednesday to a number of the bachelors in the district.  C. A. McDonald came in from Vancouver last week and after a couple of  days stay with us went on to Calgary.  Mrs. James Innis, who was rather  sick for three oi- four days last week,  we are pleased to say is up and around  again.  Keep this in mind! On the 12th of  February the Castle Square Entertainers will be bore. Further announcements later.  Mr. and Mrs. Burdekin, of Okanagan  Mission, are spending their honeymoon here and are at present guests  of Mrs. Kirby.  There will be a sitting of. the Court  of Appeal and Revision, at Keremeos,  Thursday, January 18th. (This is a  free ad for the 'government.)  J. W, Armstrong arrived back from  the coast last Wednesday.   Mrs. Arm  strong and Lloyd will stay for a couple  of weeks  in Seattle  befoie returning.  Geo. Cawston has made n sale, of his  ranch in Maroon valley to Mr. Har-  greavos of this place. George is going  up into the Peace river country short-  iy.  Miss Faulds, matron of the Hedley  hospital was in town a. couple of days  last week soiling tickets for the mas-  qiioiadc ball in aid of the Hedley hospital.  The K. K. K. mot at Mrs. Keelor's  last Thursday and had a very enjoyable time. They will meet to-night  with a good programme at the .same  place.  .Mr. Burpee, and Mis Burpee, of Penticton, came in on Monday on their  way to Princeton where Miss Burpee  lias boon engaged to toach in the puhlic school.  Vincent 0. Wilson, wife and child  arrived from Vancouver last week and  went out to his father-in-law's, Mr.  Taylor, on the White lake road, where  they will spend a few weeks.  Rev. J. A. Hogg, of Galston Parish  Church, Scotland, who has boon visiting his son in Keremeos. will take  Rev. A. II. Cameron's service in Hod-  ley on Sunday night, .January 21st.  Miss M. J. Blake after spending her  vacation with her sister at Myncaster  arrived last Wednesday, and was  driven over to Fairview whore; she  will take up the duties as school teacher oi* that place. Miss Blake for nine  years taught in Vancouver. Mr, Tunis  who drove her over had quite a time  getting through for there was throe  feet of snow on the .Fairview slope,  and no road broken.  I  S  X  K  x  K  I  t  t  x  X  X  x  x  x  x.  You Buy Right if You Buy at  TH E   BI G   S T OR E  Ladies' Sweater Goats    Ladies' Woollen Caps  Ladies'Woollen Underwear  The Bargain Table is full of Kitchen Utensils  Men's Sweater Goats       Men's Woolen Shirts  Men's Woollen Underwear Men's Woollen Sox  A. Full Line of the Best Quality'Groceries  ^always on hand ".  x  I  I  F\ J.SAUVE  &  CO  s  X  X  X  X  i  J  X  3  "J  "���������������  ���������*  JS  ~f  ������  ������  ������  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  the ranch house on the H. W. Arm  strong estate, returned to Keremeos,  and is now open to' further engagements.  Frank McLean, who has been build- As the supply of seed is limited, faring bunk  houses and  an 'extension to J rnevs ave advised  to apply early   to  avoid possible disappointment. No  applications can be accepted after  Feb. 15th. .."'������������������  All applications'for grain (and applications from the provinces of Ontario  and Quebec for potatoes) should lie  addressed to the Dominion Cerealist,  Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa.  Such applications require no postage.  Applications, for pota toes, from farmers iii any other province should he  addressed (postage prepaid) to the  Superintendent of the nearest Branch  Experimental Farm in that.province.  J. H. GRISDALE,  Director, Dominion Experimental  Farms.  On Sunday evening last the Rev. A.  H. Cameron, gave out most of the  rules and regulations that will govern  the United church. That is-to say. if  the Methodist, Presbyterian and Con-  gregatioiialists agree to unite.  The- Original Dixie Jubilee Singers  appeared in the town hall last Friday  night and gave one of the most delightful concerts ever heard- in this  town. Each member pbssessos great  talent. The programme was varied  with popular old southern as well as  high class songs, duos, trios, solos,  quartettes and Sextettes. Miss Small-  wood, contralto, fairly delighted the  audience with her wonderful voice.  The others also excelled in their several parts.  W. S. Tait and son, Nelson, of Big  Bar Creek, ' Cariboo road, passed  through last week with a" bunch of  horses with the iutentinn of taking  them across the line, instead of which  they sold all to W. J. Mancry, of Similkameen. Mr. Tait then left for  points in the south, and his son after  spending a few days with us, went  back to the ranch via Penticton and  Ashcroft.  .SIMILKAMEEN  Mrs. Manery visited her brother, D.  McCurdy on Friday of last week.  We had about three inches of the  beautiful yesterday bub it isahnost all  gone again.  Seven or eight men are busy clearing the sage brush off the bench on  W. H. Armstrong's property.  A number of the horses bought by  XV. .J. Manery from Mr. Tait, of Big  Bar, we understand, are of very good  stock.  Ii. H. Carmichael. manager of the  Eastern Townships Bank is going to  the coast for a couple of* weeks' holidays.  D. McCurdy lost two fine Shropshire sheep during tho past two weeks.  He would like to get the bounty on a  few of the mutton eaters.  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.  DISTRIBUTION OF SEEDS,  ETC.  By instructions of the Hon. Minister  of Agriculture a distribution will bo  made during thc coming winter and  spring of superior sorts of grain and  potatoes to Canadian farmers. The  samples for general distribution will  consist of spring wheat (5 lbs), white  oats (J lbs), barley (5 lbs), and field  peas (8 lbs). Those will lie sent nut  from Ottawa. A distribution of potatoes (in. 3 II) samples) will be carried on  from several of the experimental  farms, the Central Farm at Ottawa  supplying only the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. All samples will he  sent free, by mail.  Applicants should give partic-nlais  in regard tn the soil on their farms;  and should also state what varieties  they have already tested and in what  way those have been found unsatisfactory, so that a promising sort for their  conditions may be sent.  Each application must be separate  and must he signed by the applicant.  Only one sample can be soilt to each  farm. Applications on any kind of  printed or written form cannot bo accepted.  A   Rare   Nobleman.  The'-American "father of-the heiress  greeted the count Avho was. a .suitor  for-her hand with  dignified frigidity.  ���������'''Sare," sa id the count, "your  daughter lias done-me v.e honnaire of  consenting to bo my wife. I am called to complete ze negotiations."  "All right/' wearily said the father.  "How much of a, cash settlement do  you  expect?"  "Nossing,  sare."  "What! How much will I have to  pay for your racecourse debts?"  "Nossing, sare; I do not gamble."  "How much will I have to put up  to settle breach of promise cases  brought by chorus-girls?"  "Nossing, sare; I do not flirt.".  "How much will I have to pay to  rebuild your  castle?" ;>  "Nossing, sare; it is in fine repair."  "But there must be some expense  for me.   Out with it."  "No, sare, nossing; I simply love  your daughter and she loves me, and  we wish to be married. Is not zat  enough? Is it not enough to ask you  to give me your daughter wizzout  your expecting to "  "Come to my arms I" exclaimed  the American father, and tried to fall'  upon the neck of the delightful count.  But he awoke on the floor, having  tumbled from tho bed as a finish to  his  amazing dream.  B  0  ������  a  e  a  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  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.pavings.by.'     @  sending them outside to  invest in some s  tive 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 al-      ������  ready 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.  cara**"? *"��������� -  8>.  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  #  ������r  #  #  ������f  ������-  IT  ������-  #  *  ������  ������-  ������-  #  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  Kercmcos-Peiiticton Mail Stage.  A first-class new auto has been added to "W. .15. Weiby's stage and JLiivery  business at Penticton and a thoroughly competent driver has been engaged  to run the car.  Phone 14 VV. E. Wislbv  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  KE.VL ESTATE MINKS  Agent for:  .London & Luncnsliirc Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Kkkemeos. B. C.  PentiGton-Keremeos  AUTO STAGE  C.  JE.  SHAW  ESTRAY  Strayed to the. premises of the undersigned during the fall of 1910 one  red yearling steer with white face;,  branded |> O on left hip and nick in  ear. Owner mav have same by proving property and paying expenses.  Biciitik Allison  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provincial Land'Surveyor.  OITice of J.  KEREMEOS  A. Brown  B. C.  Makes  the round trip between  Keremeos and Penticton  everyday mid   *  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 greatest care at all  times.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. K. Station  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cook-  iug and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keiikmkos, B.C.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  MRS.   A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOHMY SING, Keremeos  Fare $6.00.   Return $10.00  ���������������������������������������������MMan  S. M. STUDEBAKER  NOTICE  NOTICE  Anyone f  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  > sending n ultotfh nnd description may  quickly ascertain onr opinion fi-co whether an  Invention is prohnblr patentable. Communications strictly conlldoiitlul. HANDBOOK onl������atento  sent free. Oldest n������ency for secunnjrputeuts.  Patents talcon through Munn & Co. recelvo  special notice, without chnnre, iiithe  sricatio  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. J.nrcost circulation of any acienllUc Journal. Tonus, t& a  year: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  dfHSNN ^ Co.361Broadwa>' New York  Branch Office, 6'25 P St.. WashinKton. D. C.  SJMir.ICA.UKICX UXII DISTlUC'l'  DISTKICT  (IK   VAI.K  'CAIvK N'OTK.'!-: Unit Kinilu .Jensen, ol'Olen  *��������� Valley, N'uw AVcstniinstui-JJistrict, \1. C.  occnjialion l-'iu-inc-r, intends to apply for permission to jHu-clinse the following riesuriuijrt  Iiiik).  CoiiiDiciiciiiK at a post planted (nortliwost  roi-nur) iiliout six lOniins distil nt and in ;i. northerly direction from tho Ashnolii 1,'iver and  iiliout .sevonfooii niilui- from its mouth tlience  nasi (id cliains, tlionee south L'(l<-hiiins. thenco  west (iO chuiiis, tlioneo north ���������_'(������ cliains to jioint  of coiiiiiiciiei.-inoiit, coiitiiiniiifr 120acres more  or less  lailLIC JICXSKN  II. C. X. Ktclius, afrent.  Ili-ltl  Ortobur 171h. 1!UI  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  Certificate of Improvements.  Xkw Yoijk Kuactionai, JMinernl CJluiin, situate in the Osoyoos Mining .Division of Yale  District,   Where located: t'niiip lleilley  'I'ukc Notice tliiifc 1. Ainsley :\la'i-a\v, l-'.M.C.  No. R);">(-JH. iiffunl; for tin; Hedley Gold Mining  (.'ompiiny Iainited, KreeMiner's Cci-tiliciiteNo.  ])'J2I(|0, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the MiniiiK lleioider for a Gertili-  cate of Tinpi-oveiiieiils, for the purpose ot obtaining a Crown Grant to the above claim.  And furtlicr tuko notice that action, under  section 3", must he coiiiiiicm<-c(I before the issu-  nhec of such (.'ertilieate of lm|irovcments.  Hated this JSth day of Xovc inber, Jill J   -Ifi-JO  NOTICE  HIMILJvAMJOKX LAND DISTKIfT  DISTKICT OK VAI.K  rrAICJO notice that  I,  VVillia.ii  Charles J,ynll.  *���������       of  Hedley. merchiuit,  intends   to apply  for  permission to  purcha.-;c the   following described lauds  Coiiiirienoiiiu; at a, post planted at northwest  corner of hot l!)7'2, situate on the .Siiiiilkiuncen  river. I.hcneo south 20 chains tlience west I'll  chains, thence north 'JO chains, thence east L'll  elm ins to point of comiiienceinent, containing  acres more or less.  WJDUAM CITAHLKS LYALL  Morfciner .1. Costello, Agent.  Xoveiuber ISt.lt. 1911 (8-10

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