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 Librarian  Legislative Assenib y   iuur 14  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  \'oi,i'mk Xlf.      Dumber  V  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, .JANUARY 21,   liHtf.  $2.00, In Advance  N. THOMI'S   N - I'IU).NK 8EVMOUK flOf?  '{ MUlt. WKSTKHN CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, St'-ltt Ifcntty Street  Vancouver, B. C.   .  Hospital Masquerade BaP  Biggest Event"of."Season  Hedley *s hip annual masquerade hall. elancers.    Should   your name   not ap-  tor   the   henefit   ofthe  Hospital   is a j pear it will not   he because  of any in-  GS  A.  F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  FIcillcy Lod.cc No. ���������IS, A. F. & A. M.,  uro held on tho second Friday in  eiu;h month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  bmthren arc cordially invited lo attend.  ������. H..SPRQULB,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Regular    meetings of  JTcdlcy I^odgc 17J1 are held on  tlie   first and  third  Monday in  every monUi in the Orange Hall  "^^^22."   Ladies meet '2nd and 1 "Mondays  Visiting uret.horn are cordially invited  \V. LON'SDALK, W. M.  H. K. JiANSON. Sen't. .  R.  F*.   BROWN  British (Columbia Land Surveyor  Tki.. So. 27 '   P. O. Dhawkk HM  PENTICTON,  B.  C.  P. W. GREGORY  (JIVIL  KNGINKKH and IJIUTISH  COLUMUIA  LAND SURVEYOR  Star Burlding  Princeton  U/alterClayton  JIOXKY  TO   LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  i Hedleu Opera House  I      ft. I. JONES, Manager  A large,  coniinodiejus hall for  dances.or other entertainment.  GREAT  NORTHERN'1 HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  ^*aqa^'^5������i������'i������������������i������<������<������M3������!<������������������ifii������J������i5������������Mi������i������*  ������������������*   ��������� ��������� .    4  Grand  Union *$  Hotel  ������  X  X  %  HEDLEY,   British Columbia %  X  X  ���������   JI  '    : JI  ���������      X  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up X  X  First-Class Accommodation.        -2  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  %  of Liquor and Cigars j{  X  ���������=������������������ J  A.  WINKLER,     Proprietor   *  im������tBt8W*ciw>������iw^i%KK*eiitiutit>Kte*t*w  HEDLEY MEAT  MARKET  ��������� a a ���������  All kinds of fresh nnd  cured moats always on  .hand.    Fresh   Fish on  Hti\e   every  Thursday.  R. j. EDMOND, Prop,  thing of the   past,   but, went   into   his  tory in a blaze of glory.  Despite* the; extremity of the  colel snap, quite a.mrge erowel assem-  hleel to enjoy this big social event.  There were qui tei a. few who wore  neither mask nor- costitine', there wore  some who masked birt wore no costume, hut the rcene was greatly enhanced hy the appearance- of those  whose loyalty to tire tr-nlitious of the  Hospital Ball, elecieled them to aelopt  both musk and costume in order to  make the affair tho success it eleserves  to lie.  Theses latter were not only the life  of.the hall in its .beginning hittstayeel  by it to the fini.-h ami wire hugely responsible foi- its I'omplete sucriiss.  II* a stranger had come m town ami  without warning been bronchi to the  Opera House at any time between S:15  mil lU:-li5p.ut. nn Friday the; sivnr  would have taken his hretaih away.  From one oriel of the big- hall lo the  other, was a mass of lite anel color,  while ihe greatest liiimor w������.- to be  derived from the variety of facial effects as produced   by the masks.  The good old Union Jack anil the  patriotic; colors found a prominent  place in the; cost'imes, and tiiecniin  tries of our Aides weie each representee!. As -b f urther. reminder that we  are at present engaged m .1 lernble  war-there"was a elancer pre-ini'in the  khaki irniform o. a stall'sargeant of  the O.ma, iian Contingent of the South  African war.  Imagine the task ofthe judge's to  select from the scores of elancer.-, this  medley of costume's, the evercnangiug  scene of gliding colors toe costumes  eleserving eif the highest commendation  Mrs. A. Olaee: and Messrs. VV. Lons  dale, VV. C. Lyall, and B. VV. Knowles  weitvthe judges and their selections  met with general approval.  The prizi s for best ladies costume  went to Mrs. Geo. French and Mis. G.  P. Jones whn representee! Ireland in a  costume, of while trimmed with green  milder and shamrocks. They Were  calleel "Irish Twins" ,and tin- scheme  was well carried out in evi-ty detail to  the confusion of the ltickle.-s one- who  thought he was capable of telling One  from the othei. Each of the twins  receiveel a ni< e hand mirror in which  .0 discover who was which.  The prize for the liest gentlernaii's  costume was a -mall alarm clock and  was captured liy John Hos-aek who in  a costume of gunny sacks lepresented  an Indian (Siwash) and carried the  putt oil so well that tho . local chief  who happened to Ire in .town, stalled  t ��������� give John the high sign. ,'Tis said  the latter had it all over the aborigine  when it came, to an exchaiure of dialects, however.  The prize for the best comic costume  an electric flash light, went to V. P.  Dalton, who as "Dutch Cleanser"  easily took the premier place. Until  Charley unmasked there were many  there who would have sworn that the  woman with the dirt chaser had come  down off the can of Dutch Cleanser  and was actually in . search of something to clean tip on.  In a gathering of the size of this hall  it would not be possible for the scribe"  to report every masker anel their costume Imt we have procured the following list and in   ns many cases   as poss  ible have   peison.illy   interviewed the  lention to overlook or slight yon hut  because you probably ilisrobed before  the Gazette representative hael an  opportunity to interview you."  Following is the list of maskers and  what the costume .was elesigned lo represent:  Mrs. T. "Willc.y. Hri'taiiin  Mr.-. J. ITossack.   Highland   Lassie  Mr. Simons, Swell Coon  Mis. Simons, Gypsy Girls  Mrs. "VV. Corrigan,   Billiards  Mrs. MaKaei'eiii, Pierrette  Mi.-s Melon Jioliinson, Yankee Girl  Boll Clare,   Punch  Mis. Sproule, Ii -<1 Cross Nurse  Mrs. Han-en. Negro lmly  W. Corrigan, Co >n  Leo Brown, Clown  VV.,.Mr Alpine, O-'own  Mr-. M'l-Chire, Orange Gir!  Mrs. T. Smart'," Red Hiding   Hood  Miss Katy H.iitjhly, Morning  Kmily .lack^nn,   France   and  I^ugi'i ml  .Jack Naif, School Boy  Tour Sniarl, Stu If Sirjea'nt  Jack Williamson, .Jew  Axel   Sondliecg,     Swedish. Naval  Officer  Amel Nelson, Qu ikei-  Mrs. Dalton,  Chi Ut mas Cracki r  Mil-".1. Bi den. Show Girl  C. E. Prior, Mexican Bandeiillo  Mis- Daly,   (Keremeos,) Red Cross  Nurse  Ml-'. Boh Clare, Canada  Mrs. Blaiich.n-d, HalletGirl  Joe White, Little Girl in Blue  Mi-s B iweriuaii. Winter-  One of tlie niee-i feat u res nf costume  arr.ingement    wa- l lie   scheme   which  rep.esented    "Our   Allies".    This wa.-  cariied   out by five   young ladies  and  r-esulted in a very pleasing effect when  the young laeli.'s were grouped.  Miss Edith Miller, Brittania  ���������'    Beaks' France,  "    Maude Be 1 e, Belgium  "    Avonia Jones, Russia  '-".    Hallielay, Servia  ��������� A, word   about tbe   music,   Hedley  Brass Baud'   certainly  ought   to have  the appreciation   anel thanks of every  citizen    ofthe   district.    There   is  no  public body which  gives mure liberally of its time   and its talents   for public and    patriotic   purpose's.    The  res-  ponse.is   always   hearty   and willing.  Nearly every   member is a elancer- and  to play for ;e dance   means  to. provide  pleasure for   oilier people   when   you  perhaps, a re   lunging  for-a   chance to  enjoy a little of that pleasure.yourself.  The relief came when for afew 1111111-  liei'S   tho     orchestra,      Mrs.   Sproule,  Messrs Hansen and Bertie Jones, took  up tne burden and supplied some very  excellent music.  As predicted by the Gazette, tire  supper feature at the Grand Union  Hotel was a big success. Two long  tables twice set groaned under the  weight of the good things provided  for the hungry dancers. The smallest feature was tho price and frequent  comment was heard on the excellent  repast, which in the opinion of many  had never been  excelled in Hedley.  After supper dancing was continued  and although some of the spectators  had retired there still was a gooel sized crowd and the best part of tho  evening's enjoyment began and continued until nearly sunrise.  strenuous year in the history of the  ho������uital. have had ti steer the. financial  ship.  More sane or impartial .judges il  would be hard to di.-cover.  Miss Avonia Jones nude a re.corel by  selling over sixty tickets for   the   bill1.  vis a result of the hospital ball the  funds of that institution me about  $200 to the good.  Mrs. W. Coirigan niiielii a .hit with  hei- "BilliauV costume. Wonder  wh -re she got her cue ?  Mr.-. T. Willey's costume was the  C ii.-e of considerable comment, ��������� she  m '-1 ably represented Brittania.  Mis. Robert Olai e's costume, "Can-  ael '," was a vei y happy creation, and  brought forth many a pleasant  comment.  Miss Emily Jackson's costume,  "England and France," was exceedingly well planned and attractively  I'm rieil out.  .Jack Naif, as School Boy, ll.-is been  there befoie, and Jack Williamson  mil���������l have served his apprenticeship  in the Ghetto.  Ijobliy daie woulel make a splenelid  "Punch" if some of his perpenilicu  larity could lie hot izontalizcd". Pillows  ar.- Mich a nuisance  Chilly :>s VVintei in the  early  even  in.:. I he genLle .-.tmospiier-i-of the   ball  ro un hi might up ;i C   inook  and   Mis.-  Bowei man yielded to its lralmy  inilu ���������  eneic   anel   became quite, genial  as a  p .filler, as llSUal.  ".\loining," Miss Katy Humbly,  c iiue el iwn t! c bi 1 anei brought "Red  Riding Hood," Mrs. T. Smart; they  \v re escorted by ;��������� stu it" .-argeairt iind  a naval officer. A qiraker and si clown  ace ni'pani'i d theni, anel a Jew made  up the party.  A Highland lassie, a gypsy, a show  gii I, a nurse, a e. own, a coon, a ballet  girl, ami a Mex can, could have a  luncii with������������������.or..nges for ��������� essert, with  Pierette ;ind Yan,<ee Girl to pud the  C 11 istmas crackers, and a little gii I nibble to make v r. tiling- Wuite with  Dutcu Cleanser.  Some inepiisitive person wanted to  know what "Dutcn Olean.-er" hael in  herbu-tle; another what size corset  she wore ; but C. P. never blinked an  eyelash. Another said it was a take  off on "Dutch Cleanser," C. P. said it  was ii put-on, but he. would tako it off  a3 soon as he could.  Tbe eoininittee. in charge' of the  bos pi t.-i I ball desire to express, theii  appreciation to the Hedley Bras?  Band, Mrs. Sproule and Mr. Hansen;  Miss Avonia Jones and Mrs. R. S  Collin, the former for- their assistance in furnishing the music anel  the latter for disposing of the tickets.  Christmas iiw Bring  Many Worcs of Thai ks  We have great ple.-iMire this wet-k iu  publishing a letter-from Privtite Bobby  Robertson. He is in Bngl.-tml aril  writes to expiess thanks to Jii.-elley  and Nickel Plate, poop.e for the excellent hamper and- the cheerful good  wishes the:y sent, which arrived during tut Christmas season.  His lei ten- is as follows:  January 1, 1916.  EiMTOit 1-iKKAr.n: I received the  parcel O. K.; many thanks. I. hardly  know how to thank the people of  Hedley. Tell Mrs. Sproule 1 got the  Christmas pudding, ft was fine. We  had ii lovely trip on the train; but oh,  t 10 boat. Mhink I will, walk back.  I don't believe I'll have the courage to  get on it. boat again. Thought 1 Wwiifd  b sick, but wasn't. I was what they  call in the army a mess orderly, iietttir  known in B. C, a h.i.-h stinger. We  h;i\e lots o| rain and mud in tuis  country.  . I   :w,-is   up to   London for  ti v days,  iind    il   sure   is   .some   place.     Jl.ui   a  lovely time.      Wa-  ihl-oiigii  l lie T"Wer  of London; al.-o Si. John v ha pel.  Nearly all the iioy.-. no., ii.ne .1 o.i'el  cold.  Gue-s 1 hail bet lei iiuii r'01  iiiisiimu  iiS    I    have,    to   -������ii    oiu au.l ilo ii  ��������� I��������� ��������� lo  more eliii.ing.  ���������I lemaiu <is ever, a licit eyii.-.  PTK.   R.    W.   UoiSKlsTSON,  No.   4-13,H61,   C.    CompauN.   oltb   B.-it-  tiiliou, Bi amsh.it Camp-. Lip-ho >k,  Hants, JMiglaml.  Mr, C. P. O.-ilion is in r .eeipt. of eater.-from Arthur Kn eimi 11', C. I'luis-  liana, C. S.-iuiideis, and Nigel l!o\act,  also expressing their appi-.-ciiaiou and  asking him to thank the ..people of  Heelley suicl Nickel Pliite for the .-p.en-  diel parcels.  J ck Howe iind A. VV. .lack have  also been heard from arid all likewise  .send their thanks for th" hampers.  The. men are all very enthusiastic  about their Ileal nielli, both at. home  and abroad, and u e are sure will make  .1 name for l hem-elves and Heelley  iiefore they return.  MINING NOTES  It ceists the Granby Company So  cents a ton to mine its ore at Phoenix.  A good body of copper ore carrying  values as high as $480 per ton, has been  encountered.on the Celtic Chief, Summit camp, near Tulameen.  Copper is selling in New York for 21-  cents a pound and over, the highest'  point reacheel by the. metal in nearly  40 years. The consensus of opinion  aiBoujr leaeling eastern sidling agencies  i.- that the price will advance: umleri&I-  ;y in the next 30 days. The increased  demand from abroad foi-munition purposes, together with the fact that domestic consumers are competing now  with foreign bidders to replenish thoir  practically exhausted stocks, has  brought about a situation thut sir gues  well for a further rise.���������Star-.  Aftermath  What in the* worlel would a Siwash  do with an alarm clock?  Scribe overheard someone say of the  twins:    "Ain't they cute ;j"  The proceeds will look good to the  management who, through   the  most  Hugh Campbell and Colonel Robert  Stevenson are working a copper-gold  property about seven miles from  Princeton that has all tho ear marks  of being a shipper. Stevenson and  Campbell were in Cariboo in T^S-'OO.  Miss Porteous arrived Thursday for  ii visit with her brother Tom.  AV. J. Mannery of Similkameen  came in on Tuesday's train but could  not return until Wedrresday owing to  the "Flyer" being stuck in the snow  at Princeton.  The total dividcndseleclareel by British Columbia mines for 1915amount, to  $2,236,839 as against $1,700,304 for 1914  so that the past year shows an increase  of  dividend   distribution   of $536,535  over previous   year, an increased ratio  of over 30 per cent.    The dividends for  the new year should reach  about $3,-  000,000.    The  total   dividends paid by  the   mines   of the   province   to   date  amount to $25,833,403,  and the profits  applieelto development and equipment  amount to   a similar sum.   so that our  mines   have returned   about   ten   pee  cent of   their   production   in   profits,  thus  constituting the  most profitable  development   of natural  resources un.  deitaken in  thc   province4.���������Province. UK   HKI'IjI* "i    <��������� v.  JAN.' ft.   I'.��������� IK  \  and  Similkameen Advertiser  '. Vl  '-Mbscriptions in Advance  i United Statesl; '.   S-J.IK,  ������������������j.sii  Mineral Development in  the Simian District  nt  ��������� t 'on   ol'   t be  The King-  {������������������  '���������ly,  i ui. j  ,   Advertising Rates  Aloasiii'iMiicnt. 1'. lines t<i Hie inch.  Transient Advertisement*���������mil   exceed |.,i:  .>nc  inch, .?1.(Ml  fur- line  insert Inn. 25 ecu-   fei  ��������� ���������ncli siilisei|iiont insertinn.   Over one inch.  10 cents per line for lirst   insertion .-iini ���������">  coats per line fur eaeli subsequent insert inn.  Transients imyahle in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������i )ne im-li per iiiuul.li  *!.;������: ever I iholi[ ami'up to I inches. Sum     f      b-     incline  shaft   known   as   th-  per incli peruiiint.li.   I o constant advertisers "  '..icing larger space Hum  four im-hos. "n    i)j,.k*nii incline.    It was stilted   in   the  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges. bane<l on size of space >ni<l length   c,,���������luilny's 1!)12 annual report that the  The Annual .Mining Kdilion of the  N-l.-on Daily News contains ihe follow ing-.-ibntil' [ led lev camp:  The chief development work done in  the last few years on the Nickel r .itc-  Sunnysidegroup has been the sinking    which wii li cheaper 11 in.si>nii   I,  ealities for b ���������<���������  gold bv <���������!rr-1 la I lesion group ��������� 1' -s v- . v la i. i  sit iialed fei Ire i-cirr. i"-. ol  bodies, .-illil in i��������� ���������(���������xli-ti-ivv- d- veinp-  morit may pt o\- I h.-ii- . xisi. i..-e, in it.  A. group i.i i i ' em pa i ������������������ I' i he  camp is nwii- ���������\,y T. |5r-nl- w .-mil  other-, giv - .i u.-i- e.-m| ��������� iui ng  S'uiie v.i hi ib1 li . . s I' ore I'e-iile-  I iii-    there    ill-'      in.in        nl'e      claims,  n ��������������� ud  How Will You Protect Your Wife  ���������;iiid tho. children .should you fall ill or lose your employment"?, Have vou money in the Bank to tide the family'  over until yon are "on your feet" again?  livery married man should open an account in our  Savings Department mikI put by a part of his earnings  cvrrv  week or month.  Mich a. sum, omruing interest, will be a welcome proton ion for the family.    A Savings Account may be opened  1 with one dollar. &  liel ler f.-ieilil ies geiier-.iily will 'lied to advantage.  ,rk-  of time.  Ceiniieate nf Improvements Slium  (Whore more than one claim appears  in  notice.   32..V) for each iiddilional  .   claim.)  A.-B. S. STANLEY. Editor  Editorial Quotations  Last week the Merritt Herald  celebrated its twelfth'anniversary. The paper is old-enough  .to-.change its political bearings.  Speaking of the British failure to take Constantinople by  the'Gallipoli route; it is to be  remembered that some other  people have not yet, reached  Paris, Calais, or Riga, and they  started first.���������New York World.  After all they are pretty slow  in the Uniled States. A letter  mailed at Neogra, III., in 1860  reached its destination last  .month.. It was fifty-five years  on the -road, and must have  been in some post-office store  that did not advertise.���������Ledge.  February 2 is Chinese New  Years. The Chinks'New Year  commences any old time. It  changes with the sun, moon  and stars. On that day they  worship their god, which might  be a pig, a ham-sandwich, a bale  of hay, or even a copy of the  Princeton Star.  "Belgium has deserved well  of the world. She has placed  .us under an- obligation which,  as a nation, we shall not forget.  We assure her today in the  name of this United Kingdom  and of the whole Empire, that  she may count to the end on  our wholo hearted anel unfailing support."���������II. H. Asquith.  An editor in a sil vercamp sighs  thusly : Some philosoper remarked that it is just one darned  thing after another. It seems  to be true. Silver goes over  fifty-six cents an ounce and  nearly every mill in the country  had to close down because of  lack of water or cold weather.  If silver went to ninety cents an  ounce it is likely that some condition would arise that would  shut down every mine -and mill  in the district.  " Somebody has remarked  that this bill is likely to lead to  an industrial conscription of  wealth. I say if industrial conscription or conscription of  wealth is necessary to the winning ot: the war, why should we  shrink from it? This country  surely is willing to make any  sacrifice necessary tn bring the  struggle to a successful conclusion. What good is property to  me if I have to hang my head  in eternal shame because my  country has been beaten?"���������Sir  Edward Carson.  intenlion is to   sink   ibis   incline   to   a.  depth of siotJU   feet.     It   is  so  situated  tli.-it when sunk sut'ficienlly it   wi.l   be  uinlei all   the   known   ore   bodies   and  will   have  pay   ore   above   it   continuously   for   11(10   feet.    In    that    .samo  year's report was mentioned the recent  iicejuh'einciii  ny the  company  of   I hi-  adjoining   Windfall    group    of    five  claims.-  By the end of 1014-   the   Dickson incline bad been sunk   to  a  depth  oi 750 feel, with stations,   cut   sit   J 111),  200and 601J foot leveN, with ore pockets  and all necessary equipment   throughout.    Stupes   were   opened   on    three  levels in ore of good grillle, that on ihe  sixth level having been found of higher  grade, than   on   the   others.    In   1915  iniiiing was done only   in   th'-   Nickel  Plate   mitl'development   wa.*   in   the  lower levels.    Ore-produetiorr also w .b  altogethei from   thi.-   mine.    The   ue-  velopment woi k done had for its chief  object the opening of ������re  bodies,   tbe  ocC'irience   of   which   hail   previously  been indicated by diamond drilling, so  as to ascertain   what qii.-uil.it y  of ore  there is here in reset ve.    In   this  eon  neetion there   was   much   erosseulling  and drift ing iii ore, neside which more  diamond drilling was done.  The power plant, driven by water  fioni Twenty-Mile creek with auxiliary  steam when required, having tieen  tixcd to its limit to keep mine iind  mill going and production up to the  higher scale l hat had been reached in  1912, there having been iin increase  from-lO.S-ZS tons of ..re crushed in 1910  to 7U,455 tons in 1012, the directors of  the company gave instructions to proceed with the construction of a hydro-'  electric svstein, with plant to be placed  on Similkameen river two or three  miles below Iledley, so that the power  might be generated nt n lower cost  than miller existing conditions, anel  to an extent that would allow a sufficient margin for enlarged operations  at the mill in the future. The new  plant was designed to have a capacity  of JSUIJ horse power, nnd it was calculated that by its displacing the steam  auxiliary its cost would be s.-iveel irr  about four years.  OTHER PROPERTIES  The Kingston group of mineral  claims corrsists of the Warhorse,  Kingston, Metropolitan anel Kingston  fraction, all lying on the Twenty-mile  slope of the hill. The Wai horse ore-  body lies on a contact of massive blue  limestone with an nndesite sheet, and  riot fiir from the central core of nion-  znnite. The limestone dips 30 elegrees  to the west, anil contains irregular  masses of cherty rock. It is cut by  irregular elikes of imdestte, which alter  the limestone to an epidote: garrret-  calcite rock. This constitutes the  giingue of the ores, anel the ore: minerals are pyi-ihoiite, chaloopyiitc,  arsenopyi ite and galena. These are  scattered through the gangne in varying proportions, pyrrhotite forming  with chalcopyrite the largest percentage. The chief value is in copper, but  this is supplemented ''.V Mime gold anel  silver.  On the Kingston claim furtherel own  the hill the workings are in the sediments within a few feet of the edge of  the monzonite core. Injections from  the monzoiiite have penetrated tiie  bedding planes of the sediments, altering and mineralizing them iis in I license of the Nickel Plate mine. The  chief value is in gold, which is associated with arsenopyi ite. Some latter  elikes   cut   both   the    sediments   and  Constable Boh I'liiebiird    -f    Vnn-e-  Liiii lias eniisl.i d: ni.il t- i ��������� \\ on h     wav  Th. <��������� .' tahi,  is on  nen of tie   intei  or.  to the fron I.  the skookiiiu  should    lie ,-ilile ��������� 11   knock  ki-.-oii oiu iif li!'! v 'leriiim-  the  of  i nd  ir-  On February 4th  Stop the i ig will, i e b i .old buy  tin ee ye.-.i-"Id uiutt n, choice ��������� xlra  gooel dressed eiiiek'-u ...d * nunu grain-  led pnik. K.J     \RMSTRONG.  Hed.ev  "���������"a Years '������������������     business-    Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  ranch       -       -       C. P. DALTON, Manager]  "EnstruGiion by correspondence is the cheapest and best waj  for the poor man."���������Thos. A. Edison,  Hyg;ei\c Dairy  .<".-��������� Ml ��������� -. De-. I, 1915  This is I-- i-'i-'.il'y ih.-n I haw this  day tuberculin 1-- < d i he -��������� v-mii-n  milk cow-, i !������������������-ptopei i y of MV. Victor  Quiiedvlieg, of ive ��������� n-o-, B. ���������''. .-ind I  kind lliein fee������ i" iuii.-riul.isi-, ,-unl  otherwise ln-.-i <l hy.  I also eei lify  ��������� II-.- (���������������������������! I iy I lie i-"W ha ill  and dairy l-i l>e m-i i"i n ami up io-date  and that a, high , degree of cleanliir���������s  is observed.  (Signed)  Willi;.in Thomson, V. S.  Licentiate B. O,  Vetcrinarv Assnetal ion.  The Nickel Plate  BarDer_Sliop  SflTISFflCTORy, SnNITflRY  TONSORInL SERVIGE.  This shop it equipped witJi  Baths and all the latest  Electrical .Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER, -. Prop.  NOTICE  "Of Course  TheyVe   Right"  You admit  the International Correspondence  bchools   are  a good  thing.      You'd  :take  course right now "if"���������"except"���������  "If"'what? If you weren't so "overworked," with ,sucl  "long hours," or had more strength and energy? Didn't  John Mircliell get his training after working .12 hours a dayj  as a mine boy?  Wasn't it Edison who stayed up half the night  to  reac  every get-at-able book on electricity?   Didn't he educate himself in spile of every handicap you could ever have?      SpendJ  as much time in I. C. S. study as you do in reading the newspapers an-1 you'll get that promotion before you .know it.  All big men who have made their mark in the world hac  the  ambition���������:the  determination���������to  improve  their  spare!  time, to train themselves for big work.    You, too, can possessj  power, money and happiness if you'll only  make  the  effort.]  The reward is great���������it's worth it.  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon. Put it upj  to us without paying or promising. Let us send you the de-j  tails of otliei's' success through the I. C. S., and .then decide, j  Mark the Coupon  and  Mail it Now  MIXKRAL ACT  ���������Certificate of Improvements  Spotted La kennel Spottotl Luke'No. 'i Miner-  nl Claims, situate in the Osoyoos Mining IJivi-  sion of Yale District. Where loentctl:���������North  uritl Kruger Mountain.  Take Notice that J. It. V. Brown, as agent for  Silvester Rayburn,; Free Minors Certificate  No. "aOiB-IJ, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a lerti-  tif.-ato of Improvements, for the purposcof obtaining a Crown Grant of thc above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  sOetion H7, must he commenced before the issuance Of siieli Certilici'.to of Improvement,  Dated this lUtli clay  of December. A. D., 1015.  Complete .'Mining- Engineering-  Fire Boss  .Metal Mining  Metal I'rospoctor  Complete Metallurgy  Jlyclrometallurgy  Milling  Complete Coal Mining  Complete Civil Engineer'g'  Surveying and Mapping  Bridge Engineering  Structural Engineering  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Knnning-  Chemistry  Commercial  Drawing  Electrical '  Mechanical ���������.  Steam  Marine and  Refrigeration Engineering'  French,   Spanish and  Italian taught by  Plionpgrapli  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, .Sciantoii, Pa.  Pli'asi' infniin nw how'I can gain a money-en rnrng knowleelge of the* suh-  ,ji:r-t nr.-irkeKl X, or'nnmcel Jielow, and se>nd me catalogue containingele-t-cription  nf course anelii'ite^rs fr'iini siicci;.������sful students.  Name. Adelri-ss ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� - ���������            Age Occupation ���������....Employed hy    Course Wanted (it* not given above)    Remarks    igneous  rocks,  forming  favorable.  Io-  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  COAL mining rightK of tho Dominion, ii  Manileilju, HiusUatehewun and Aluerla,  the Yukon '1 eiritory, the Norlli-west 'lei-ri-  tories iiihI in a portion of tlie I'loviuee of lin-  tish Coliimbiii. may he leased lorn, term ot  twenty-one .\ ears at un annual lenuil ol $1 an  acre. Nut riniro tlinn ^.oIKi acres ivi be leased  lo one applicant.  Application for a lease must bo made by the  applicant in purxun to tno Aguiitur ouo-Agenl  oi the distiicLin which the rights tippliuu toi  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bo described hy sections, or iegin suo-itivisiuiiB ol  sections, and in unsurveyed lerritory the tract  atnilicd for shall tie staked out y the applicant  himself.  Kaeh ������pplicu.4uii must he accompanied by  fee ol !i5 wliich will lie retiiiiiiuti if tlio riglit^  applied for aro not available, but not other  wise. A loyally shall bo paid un Hie iiicretiiiMl.  able output of tin: mine at llio nilu of live cenli^  perluu.  The pel-sun o|ii;i:iting the rniiiesbu.il furuLsh  the Agent, wi'li suurn rel.iirnr. aixuiinliiig fur  the lull  iiiuiutiiy ol' iiierelianiaKlo mined  and bay  the royalty   Ihereun.    i coal min  ing right* arc nol cluing operated su      retiirn.-  shoulil be liiriiislied 'il least, once a year.  The lea.se will include the coal milling rights  only, but the lessee may be pia-iintteil lo purchase wluitever available surlace i-ignts inaj  in: considered iii!(.:..-ssary lor fbe wurleingot tin  nunc al the rate of -���������Sll/.UU an acre  l'"or full infui'tiiatiori application sliuuld hi-  inadc lo llie .Secretary "I the ounartmenL ol  Ihe Inierior. Otlawa. or <> nny .'.gent or .-Siib-  Agent of lluiiiiinoii ijiinds.  \\". \v. t:ui{V.  lieputy "Minister of the Interior.  .Wlt.-Uriniitluirizod puhlieat.i tliis ii'dvo  tiscment will imt 1-e paid for. ilfiin  RALPH  KENDALL, Agent  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. HILLIARD   =   Prop.  Travel by Auto ...  Call lip Phone No. 12  "! A good stock of Horses and  Rigs on  Hand.    H Orders for Teaming  promptly attendee! to.  WOOD    FOR    SALE!  PflLAGfc  Uvery, Feed & Sale Stables    HKDLEY   n. (;.  I'hone 12. P. J,   INNIS Proprietor  PAINTING  PflPER-flflNGING  KflLSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE.   -   -   tlEDLEy, B.C.  Hedley   Gazette  $2 per annum  Bow KerLaundiy  Only First Clttss Work  Laundry Delivered Anywhere  ww-w**?! hi 1 ��������� nrHinaiiBi'umim THJffl H^niRY. GAZKTTP. J\N.'?7. .1916  k  I  X  Big New Stock  ���������OF���������  Boots and Shoes I  Specially Reduced  flames Stewart!  ���������? j .it  -x Groceries,  Fruits and g  % Vegetables jf  x ������  "fputaumKK'iwae^ieifaMtauu'weaut'KiUt  TOWN AND DISTRICT  Rend the ads.  ,H. 0. Tni'iiri' made a flying;   visit to  "town Thni-day.  1  ivp  Tour's is Here  Hedley Dm(j& Book Store  The Wedding Bells Ring  Out Again in Iledley  I We Are Cutting Iqe!  Spokane. The Yank- saw him coming, and now he has to work for a  living.   ,  There will lie  service  in   St.   John's  Church next Sunday at 7:30 p.m.  Girl "Wantedfor-h.iu.-ework.    Apply  Mr-. Stanley, Gazette nffice.  Read till t he ads over- twice.  li.   C.   Hay   representing   Canadian  Explosives, !,td. was in town Sal m day.   ������  ���������Mis. W. Putrlie and family arrived  "Saturday i<> ii>in her hushari'l thuyriiv  III>w located in Messenger cntlai^e and  like? Heillev ������-m-v much.  .G. G. Lyall. "f   Piiiweton,   came npi  "Thursday t ��������� Hike in th" hull and   visit  his parent- .Mr. and Mr-. Lyall,   he re-  "turned lioni'- un Saturday's train.  The last Gr-at Northern train   fmm  .Merritt was 18 hours late.    This great  ���������railroad sv-t'-m will have to lay   <>IT a  .train in ord"- to catch up to  the  time  fcil.le.  Ti.   St'in'-Ki'tinedy,   who  six   yen is  -ago puhli-li-d   the  Princeton  Star,  is  now   Wi'-tininster   i-nrr-i���������pniidi-nt   nf  the   Vaniiiiivr   Sun.    After    leaving  Princeton   I*>nnedy  cleaned up ahmrt  -$200,01)0 mil of the real Mutate game on  , the coast. ..j.T'.vn years.ago Iih  wi'iitto  The   recent cold  spell  put golf and  'lawn tennis out <>f,commission.  - G. B. Savers, representing Johnston  TBi-ns. the dry goods firm of Vancovei,  -pent the. week end in town roundinir  up orders for his'fir,m.  Mrs. Magnei- of Richmond Beach.  Wash., arrived Tuesday of last week  for a visit with her aunt, Mrs.   Maier-  hnfer.  ���������������  Rnliert White was crushed to deal li  h-tween logs at Alaric & Hayes logging camp, Cnldwater, last Thursday.  Aliout ten years ago the deceased  freighted     hetween    Penticton     anil  Hedley.   ���������   Mr-. Barnum assistant to W. T. Butler returned Saturday from Grain!  Porks where he went to play for- tin-  holiday season, his tromlione lieing in  d'-rnand each winter. He reports a  TviygiHul time. '���������'.,..-,_  ��������� Mokuiron���������Robertson*  At noon, Tuesday, Hedley witnessed  a rather pretty wedding, when  La wrence Morrison and Phoehe Robertson were united in matrimony hy  the Rev. R. G. Stewart. The ceremony took place at the home of the  bride.  The hrrde looked charming in a dress  of white Messaline silk with shadow  lace, a veil of white net with orange  blossoms and carried a hoquctof while  carnations.  .She was supported hy Miss Maude'  Beale, who wore a dress of white voile  with pale blue sash, and curried a'  spray of white and   pink carnations.  Win. McAlpine supported the  ���������groom.  The bride was given away by her  father William Robertson.  . A large number of nice and useful  gifts testify to the esteem in which  the happy couple 'are held hy their  'numerous friends in the district.  They had planned to leave on the  afternoon train lint owing to the fact,  that it was snowed in at Princeton,  .the departure had to lie po.-p.ined till  nearly noon of Wednesday, when  they took train for a short honeymoon trip to Spokane.  On their return they will reside at  Nickel Plate where Mr. Morrison is  shift buss in'the mine.  Saturday afternoon the girls of the  Sewing class met at the bride's home  for a whist drive and luncheon -when  Mi-s Robertson was the recipient of a  number of gifts.  Mondayafternoon there was a. shower for-the bride at the home of Miss  Ruth Bower-man. :  Tuesday evening witnessed a char i-  vari given in honor of tlie happy  couple, and Wednesday morning they  were .showered with rice arid * good  wishes as  the bus slowly diove away.  Getting ready for thc hot Summer days which  are bound to come in spite of all Jack Frost is  doing at the present time.  f 1A/E  GUT   ICE !  In  the matter  of   QUALITY   GROCERIES  also, which we are selling at war time prices.  j ' ��������� *.  CREELMAN & L^ALL  "STORE OF QUALITY"  I Keremeos Boy Seonts  ���������      Win by SGore of 7-4  "The  New  V  RigHt !  To do your part throughout  the New Year to support the |  dependants of the brave men  who are fighting- your battles  at the front, taking your share |  ofthe heat and stress ofthe day j  life  Get "More Money" for your tyics:  M0SKRAT, FOXES, WOLVES, BEAVER, FISHER, WHITE  WEASEL and other Far bearers collected in your section  SHIP YOUK FIJI'S HIRECT <o "SHUBEKT" the larncst  bouse in the Werld denting exclusively in N0RTU AMERICAN RAW FURS  a reliable���������responsible���������safe Fur House with :in unblemished reputation existinK for "more than a third of a century." a lonpr successful record of sendinfrFur Shippersprompr.SATJSFACTORY  AND PROFITAIJLB returns. Write for "VHp g>Iitil������rt febipptr.'*  tlie only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  "Wrilo lor it���������NOW���������it's FHKE  A R SHURFRT Tn^ 25-27westausttnavis.  /���������*.. d. onuDtivi, inc. Depic io7CHicago.u.s.a.  On a piece nf ice 156 feet by 60 fret  the Keremeos Buy Scout hockey team  defeated the Hedley Boy Scut team  l>y a score of 7 to 4 in Keiemeos last  Saturday. A good number of rooters  turned out to witness the game.  The ice was in pretty'good condition,  although it had been thawing nil day.  The game consisted of two twenty  minute periods. The first was played  in darkness, and the second with a  lone light doing sentry duty in the  middle of the link. As our boys aire  rrot bats they were badly handicapped.  And'then .-ig.-iin, another crimp was  put iir tho Iledley team. Henry Jones  broke his skate and Had., lo be trans  i'erred to goal.  ��������� The first period, after good work on  both sides, ended in favor of Keren-  mens, 4-0. ���������'���������  After an inter val of ten minutes the  puck chasers .stalled oil' with the  Iledley spirit--vim, vigor and push���������  and like a rapid firing gun, Ti. .Tones,  centre, shot the puck three, times into  the net, and ii little later Elmer' Burr  scored another goal. This ended the  scoring for Hedley, while Keremeos  boys, to show they had no ill-feeling,  made another tluee goals.  The  game   was  clean,  no one being  put on the fence.    Although   at  Li s  wwil't, not as swift as the Similkameen  river dining high water.  Following is the line up:  Hedley���������II. Jones, goal; G. Jones,  point: W. Lynns, cover; B. Jones,  centre.; G. Luke, left wing; B. Burr,  right wing.  Keremeos���������George Clarke, goal; J.  Bromley, point; G. Kirby, cover; J.  Clarke, center; B. Clarke, left wing;  lu. Vader, righs wing.  R. II. Canriicliael, was  referee, and  he must have given satisfaction, as he  is still pretty much alive.  A return mutch will he played in  Hedley Saturday. Come and root the  boys to victory. Also don't overlook  the Boy Scouts concert Friday  night.  The Keremeos Boy Scouts, assisted  by Mrs. Tom Daly, Miss Florence  Daly, Mr. James Edmunds, vocalists,  and Mr. William Daly, violinist, will  give an up-to-date concert in the HedT  ley Opera House on Friday night,.January 28. The entertainers are well  known to,Hedley theater goers, and a  bumper house is assured. Admission,  adults, 50 cents; children, 25 cents.  ATING  Season tickets for sale as follows;  Gentlemen. $4.00, Ladies, $2.116;  Man and wife,. $5.00; Extra adult  in -family, $1.00 each.  Children,' $1.00 (under 15 years).  -GMit^'iil admission, 25e and 10c.  No skating Sundays after 6 p. in.  Tickets may. lie purchased from  H. G. Freeman.  Hedley Hockey and  Skafini Club  PKESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Services   every   alternate  Sunday   aft  7.30 p.m  Pastor, R. G*. '.STEWA RT ,  Hedley Methodist Church  FRA.NK STANTdN, B. A.  Minister-  Services will   he held the   First and  Third Sundays <if the month .  at 7.30 p. 111.  KEREME0S-PENT1CT0N  ROYALMAIL STAGE  Auto Leaves  on   arrival   1 if 9.30 J������  and 4 o clock trains. >  , Baggage ari aitged foi. i  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO     STAGE )  Cars Call at all Hotels ������  ...We Want Your Electrical Work..  Fixtures and Supplies  THE  Jarvis Electric Co.,  JLimitedl   r'  General Electrical Contractors  570 Rirhai ils Street. V 11m  ���������!-, B. (J.  WRIT.K FOR ESTIMATES  HEDLEY  GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  (,"        " ���������        !        ' '    ' ;   '        '   "  WHENl YOU ARE IN NEED OF-������������������  Letterheads  Billheads.  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs'  Posters  Dodgers, I Jatejs  ;���������'Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards-  Bills of Fare    ^  Memo Heads   :  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards'.-..  TRY US == WE GIVE SATISFACTION  UNDER   NEW"   MANAGEMENT  Rooms   all  Thoroughly  Renovated.  Cuisine under direct control of the  Manager, who has had twelve years'  experience in the Old Country.  None but the best brands of Liquors  and Cigars.  Your patronage respectfully solicited  GOOD    SAMPLE    ROOM  VIM. BRYAN? THE HEDLEY GA/KTT15,  JAN. 27.IMG s  ',.< #   #    #  ^The Big Store"  General,  er chants  !  KEREMEOS, B.C.  KERVMFQS  - : E\*oryhni!y1*  putting n'p ico  fUs*-  'JUS' wee  .To������""Ri'rn!11 v'*"��������� "��������� ���������*')'f ' V-wille. Is rl->r  g-siesf". o^Goorg-e Kirby.     f  1* .      ��������� '  .���������      O.  H   r';irl>   was.'a   1 usiness  <** ,-v'is'fbr :f���������'* iledley'ast "*eek.  Mis^ T7'-; jjiil" "���������*' vislt'n0' "w'fli  frie-ds ~><'H'^-'e*' Mi'  ���������^ wee'  Evervx"x>uV V cnjo"nv the  ���������Splor".d'''.j-'kiir..*Ti������if ;:f, th"" r-nV  Mrs. Muiloro *efurnrK"l hnire  ���������on Saturday's :t*v.:iii from Sard  Point, Idaho.'.  Ttev.,.T. il/r-Tollan'l will hord  service^ Iiemnn ���������. Surda-v,-morning nild  ^Vt!!)''"'!".  T'e R"n>h*Varnonn Vruit Lain1  oomp'Mi1' aro '������������������liipp-'n-Tt. rwl'"^!  0+- v.oee p.^j-jft.fo p_ "Burn'? ������% Co.,  Yiuioonv0)-.  Tlio Cr^onb ATorf>ern luive a  crew .of rno������i here rerviiriw  ���������bridges' nn \-Le rGad between  _T3W1 ley and Oroville.  Charles Wijoon o*"'  Kiimlnnps  Tcni'PPentlnfi' P.  Burns,   was  "ii  ~s town a pouplp ofda vs this week  buying c-attld and hoars.  Ann! tatty County  Wp,iJl,L0i.  The annual meeting of the  Similkameen County Lodge, No.  91, L. O. A., .met in Knudson  hall on Thursday, 20th inst, with  P. Russell of Princeton, County  Master, in the''(���������hair. The representatives from Medley wove  few owing to tbe cold weather.  After routine business had been  linished thc following officers  were elected, and installed for  the year: ���������  GYM., D. McCurdy, Similka-  neeiv; D. M., II. B. Meausette.  Princeti'ii ; Secretary, S. A. Gibson. Princeton; Chaplain, Rev.  V. H. Cameron, Keremeos.  Alter the election the crow'c  '.������������������ended their way to KeelerV  ���������estaurant where a bountiful-  ���������epast was partaken of. .  Lfiter the Scarlet Ghaj")ter ol  !ie.L. O. A. met, with Sir Knight  I. J.J. Meausei te, AV. C. Ol, 'in the  hair. General routine busi-  tess being concluded tlie following ���������'���������wore' elected and in-  tailed  for the ensuing year:   '������  Sir Knight, .II.'JF. Jones, W.  ���������I C, Hedley; Sir Knight E.  tl lis, E. C. C, Keremeos; Sir  Inight D. S. McCurdy, Scribe  ���������"rinceton; Sir Knight A...H.  .'.���������imeron.  Chaplain, Keremeos.  The semi-annual meeting of  j. O. A. will be held in Prince-  (in in June, 191G. Tbe annual  neeting will be held in Hedley,  January, 1910.  Ihe KALEIDOSCOPE  Ci-atibiook   has   100 men enlisted in  the 102nd overseas refitment.  ���������Jtisl niiw Crnnlirnok is  to   the   fore  (four) with M-bclnw weather.  Tl is-rumored   .thai    the    Provincial  Legislature will meet ���������on Mai ch Jst.  ' ��������� ��������� ��������� !  Traffic, through I ho Ciows Nest Puss '  (������������������     ��������� I  is    sufl'ei'ing on  aceourit of tl.ie ;. exce.-   I  siv-e snowfall.  ' ���������������������������        : i  ��������� The new three-cent stamp is in ui-e  in the East and Middle West hut so  far has not hilB. C.  R. ad all tin  ads.  P. Russel, ii. Gibson, D. J. McCurdy, and  l'i. Meausette were  visitors     to "Keremeos     irom  Thursday luit.i Saturuay.  ' -      -  Mr. Po tor, i ustoms oflicer at  Midwtty,_ returned home on  Tuesday's, train. He was here  helping Mr. iYith fix up the  year's work.  Interesting letters were received rorn the hoys at the-  front this week stating, thoy  .had received their Christinas  hampers in splendid   condition.  : There will bu a farewell dance  given in the Town Hall on Monday evening, January 31,for the  boys who aro leaving for Kamloops, v\liore they will train for  military service,  The hockey match played here  on Saturday between the Boy  Scouts of Hedley and Keremeos  was well contested ; but the en-  duranco of the Keremeos youth  "was what defeated the visitors.  The score was seven to four in  favor of the home brews.    Another1 new settler arrived  a'om Winnipeg on Saturday  with a carload of household  effects. He has purchased a lot  from the Similkameen Land Co.  There is room for many more.  Divine service will be' conducted in the church on Sunday  January, 30th. Morning service  at 11 o'clock Subject:���������The-final  advent of Christ. Evening service at 7:30 Subject:���������Beatitudes  A hearty invitation is extended  ro all.    Preacher R. Gr. Stewart.  Where Are  Your Interests  "f Are they in this community ��������� ?  11 Are. they among the  people with whom you  associate ?  11 Are   they   with   the  neighbors   and   friends    .  with whom vou do busi-  business ?  If so, you want co know what is hap  pening in this community. Vou want  to 'know the goings and ciruings of  the people with whom you associate,  the litllu news items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every issue. It is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and tho interests of this  town. Is your name on our- subscription lists? If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it is put.  there.    To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  Cieston is strutrjiling with a coal  famine. Should order some of the  Princeton, black nuggets.  ��������� Merritt'is to have a cigar factory.  Tin- cabbage rrop'-in tin- Nicola valley  lastyear was the best ever.  Kelowna Branch of the Okanairan  Ambulance.. League has collected  nearly $S0() iii six liioiithes. ,  .1. J. Ma lone has been elected mayor  of Nelson in the receri.r municipal  ��������� ���������lections.    This will lie his third term.  -.Among the.. Aldermen elected recent Iv in Nelson, appears the name of  A. M. Tlor.^wjl.l., Our own illustrious  A.-T. is a son.  It is reported that there are nearly  .100 idle 'men', in the I'lossland camp  a'iid job-seekers are finding it hard  -leddiug in that Jmrg.  By the enfnicement of the prohibi  rion law in   Washington,   the annual  i"ss   <>f   reveue   to   thf United States  uovci nnieni will be $1,;100,000.  Over- in. Idaho the 'snowfall.' is very  'icavy and near-port ���������Hill, the Idaho-  Goiitiiiienlal mine is. having trouble'  in hauling 'the ore for shipment,  Penticton is dividing the city into  1-t -'districts in ruder to conduct a  i borough collecting campaign in aid  ofthe Canadian P.-iliiotic Fund.  Tunes are so  quiet  in   Merritt that  tlu-y elected the city council by aecla  nation.      A   spirited    contest   might  have caused some one to drop dead.  Over at Penticton last week the B.  0. hotel had a narrow escape from  destruction by fire and the home of  Ou-toms Inspector Heales was dama-  g"d.  The west arm of Kootenay lake has  frozen and the O. P. R. is running all  p isseriger traffic over to Proctor to  connect with the boats on tho main  lake.  Nelson now has over 100 men enlisted for overseas service. The Queen  of the Kootenays is keeping up the  ^ood work in a most commendable  manner.  Stock TTalcin.  HEATERS  Very Hot Blast, Brick Lined,  Regular Price $30.00,   for  Number 14 Belle Oak Heater  Regular Price $22.00 for  Celebrated Columbia very-  Heavy lining, Reg. 32.00  Standard Globe Heater  Regular $14,000 for  3 lines Airtights at Big Reductions  IH1MBMWIII  WASHING  MACHINES  12.50 lines to go at     $10.50  8 50 lines to go  at     $7.00  ���������   ALL BIG BARGAINS  MORE NEXT WEEK  "fF  15-50  22.50  10.00  epn commi  Appeals for Relief  The United States Steel company  has raised the wages of its employees  10 per- cent". This is the first general  raise in the wages of the steel tru'-t  workers irr 20 years.  The Government is holding packing  Schools at Penticton. Enough pupils  were found to make two schools necessary. Arrangements are. progressing  towards the organization of a pruning  school.  According to thc Chinook of Vancouver, Prospective Councilor Almas  was addressing the citizens of Colling-  wood East. "I stand," said he, "for  entrenchment at municipal hall when  I get irr."  Jesus Garcia, one of the earliest  settlers in the Nicola valley, died at  Merritt last Wednesday at thc age of  81 years. Deceased was well known  to many Hedley citi/.ens. In a few  years there will be none of the trail  blazers left.  Thc government of Manitoba is considering a proposal to initiate a system  of state banks which will loan money  to farmers at threo per cent per annum. Manitoba has a surplus of some  $3,300,000, which now lies idle in the  chartered banks, and it is thought  very probable that the money will be  used as suggested.  In certain quai i eis, -1 lie impression  prevails that tho commission for- relief  in Belgium had assumed ihe heavy  burden of feeding the Belgian population friiiii funds lollecled exclusively  in the United States and that, as a  consequence,.the ^eriei-uus cooperation  ofthe other cuinnies was not required. Such is unfortunately not I he  case, as shown liy the repeated appeals  of the commission, aiming other  friendly cuiiuii ies, especially to the  British empire.  You, who have lieen spared the  horrors of invasion, will yon once,  more, as you so genemusly did last  winter, give a compassionate thought  to the ii'iartyr-pe.'ple, to the nation  which-Deliberately sacrificed itself in  the defence of the .noble principles at  stake in the gigantic struggle in which  we are all involved?  It is bread that we are asking for  the Belgians, the luearl that must help  therrr to live.through the anxious expectation ,of diliveiance.  It is estimated that a. bag of flour  costing'only $2.30 would make enough  to feed two Belgians for- a month. Is  it asking too much that you forego a  luxury so that a life may be preserved?  Your cheques or money orders may  be addressed either to the provincial  or local committee of our work or directly t<> the central executive committee of the relief work for the victims  of the war in Belgium, which will duly  acknowledge receipt. CENTitAL Ex-  ECtmvii Committrk, 59 St. Peter  street, Montreal.  The Conference of the new Ciyic  Improvement league of Canada, to be  held in Ottawa on the 20th. inst., is  likely to he one of the most iinpottarrt  municipal gathings that have ever  been held in the Dominion. The Conference will be held in the large Hail-  way Committee Room.  SING LEE   '  L-iumlry, (JonUm-th)",- of all  kinds. Ditch (li^jfinjr, Wood  S,-iwm#, Clenriii"- lana, Cooking nnd all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kehismkos, B.C.  For Sale  One small upright cottage piano,  English make (Chappel & Co., London)  also one Angehrs Player attachment  with 21 rolls of music with stool and  bench for- same. The whole lot for  $175 Cash.  A. li. "McCu'AN. Keremeos. 1������. O.  AD==   Then Think!  Now that you have commenced to read this article, just  keep right on to the end, and  then you will have absorbed  ineat of tiie cocoanut.  What has this town ever done  for you,; It has fed you, and  clothed you. and housed you,  and given you employment  and kept the wolf from your  door for these many years.  It has done'more'. It has furnished you recreation, and enjoyment, and has guided you  safely over many of the  stones that beset the pathway  of life.  It has praised your good  deeds and has thrown the  mantle of charity over your  questionable ones.  It has been, and is, YOUJi  HOME. But what have YOtf  done for the TOWN? ''���������  You aro making you   money  here but where are you spend-  ������������������ 'its  ing it.*  Are your buying goods from  the local dealer, who pays  and otherwise contributes liberally to the upkeep of the  community and your home,  or aro you sending your money away to some . catalogue  house that wouldn't lend you  a five cent piece to save your  soul from purgatoryi-  And now you have reached  the point where we want you  to stop and think, and think  hard, and to a sane, sensible  and patriotic purpttse. rHK  HKHLKY  GA/KTTH.   JAN. ������1.  liMfi  and  Similkanteen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Pc'r.Ycu' '.-.;..:,    &M  " '.(United State*!.. '-'.50  ,       Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1'- lines to tho incli.  Transient Advertisements���������not. oxeecdiriK one  inch, Sl.W) for one iiiHortlon. \i5 cents, for  each snl)su(|iiuiit insertion. Over one ineh.  10 cents per line for first insertion ami :">  eenl.s iier line for orieli subsequent inserl ion.  Transients payable in advance.    '  Contract Advertisements���������One incli per month  . $\;2T>; over 1 inch iind up to 4 inches. Si.������'  per inch per month. 'I'o constant advertisers  talcing larger space than four- inclies. on  application, rates will lie jfivon of red need  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Certificate of Improvements 910.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, $2.;>0 for each additional  claim.)   ,    .  'A. B. S. STANLEY. Editor  ������  Of WISH  f'$  ���������The Trail News, with  its   six  pages o(: good   reading- and live  ads. is cot tainly   a credit  to'"'its  "new'manager, W. Beach Wilcox.  ,'We are moving. In fact we  have moved into larger and  ���������more .'central quarters. Th^  Hedley Gazette will now be  found in the Pollock building,  formerly, known as the Com-,  mereial hotel. We are now on  the ground floor, front street,  opposite 'the postofTico. We  shall be pleased to see,. any of  our readers or friends and show'  them over tlie premises. Come  in and look us over.  Some of our American contemporaries are throwing' a fit  over the chance of Spain and  Sweden entering the war on the  side of the Teutons. More unlikely things have come to pass,  but Ave see no reason to tremble  even then. Let them come, the  more the merrier, but tlie entente powers will meet -them  "with a ring of steel and machine  guns. The sooner we know the  measure of our enemy the  sooner we can match his size.  In the meantime Canada calls  to every available man. to train  and arm for the fight. The  empire's need is the call to arms.  The Aberileen mine on Ten Mile  ci-eek, Nicola valley, -shipped . three  cars of ore last week. Prom now on  three car.s a week will be shipped. B.  C. Johnson, M. E., has charge of the  wnru, and says lie is confident the  Aberdeen will delisted with big shippers with in a year.  Great mines die slowly. The Camp  Bird in Colorado has been described as  exhausted for three years successively.  Last year the company's report said  that the reserve remaining would still  yield a profit of $307,000; now it is.  stated that during the past year a  profit of $5'!6',."J00 was won, or S25S,5W0  more tlio ii the estimate! made the year  befoie; and yet the ore left on June  .'30 Inst is expected to yield about $275,-  000 more. Since then we liav." heard  news of further promining develop  inents, so we shall refuse to consider  the mine'-von moribund.  In view of the demand for zinc, the  ���������Slocan .Star Mines, limited, have decided on making extensive improvements to utilize to the bent advantage,  arid while the market is good, the extensive reserves of zinc ore in the  mine. It is proposed to install a new  power plant on Caipeuter creek, am!  to construct an aerial tramway "between tiie mill and the railway. This  will make the mine independent of tbe  shortage of power experienced dorimr  the dry season, and will reduce the  cost of hauling ore to the railway and  delivering supplies tit the mine to an  appreciable extent.  90 Chart Itoad, F.>lksiuin-,  -,.      ���������    . January 8, 1������1GV  Dear Mr. Da lion ; At- la>t I have  found lime lo write to you asking yon  on' my Iwlialf to I hank all lh- good  people of Ileiih-y anil the Nickel Plate  niin'M for their most geiiiM nu-i and use-.  I'ul Ohi'i-tinas parcel. 'Mow good aud  kind,of yon all; and I am sure I-'appreciate the honor- you have done ine  and will never for-get your great kindness.        ���������   ,  You see I am still in England. I  would have been in Prance months  ago had I .remained with, the Second  division, but 1 was transferred'-to ihe  Canadian training' division,- and as a  Coii.-eipience could not go to the fiont.  However, I am pleased to slate it ha.>  been possible for me to make .another  l r.-i'i.isfe'r, ho that ere very long I hope  to take my place with the rest of-the  boys on one of ihe -many fighting  fronts; which one I am not at liberty  to say.  Since my arrival in England my  duties'have taken me to many place.-,  and I have learned , many ways in  which- we ��������� cope with the'difficulties  which have arisen; through this fearful  and bloody war. 1 could quote you  many were I allowed to do so. Chief  amongst. tliiMii, how we deal with the  German .submarines. The ways are  uiany, and I am pleased to .-.tale thai  their losses in subs are not less than  seventy. I could quote you special  ioKianics which I know of, but wid  when I cori're back. We are sending  most of our. newly arrived ''troiips now,  to Brauishot, a camp about fifteen  mile's from Alder-shot. It will be a  very nice place in summer, but just  now it i-- ;i-camp of 'mud, owing to the  heavy rains. Ali our troopsiu'-e housed  in hills, except for those who are  billiled. Everyone seems to lie cheerful and are an confident of final victory  as ever we. were.  The Canadians, I am pleased to say,  are well liked here, especially since  thev have proved themselves such  ivoiideiful bi a ve lighters. I can assure you the Germans who oppose the  Canadian troops do not like it one bit.  "They ha ie,had some."  Our friend, C. Saunders, is at the  front and i* doing well. I am sorry lie  did not succeed in joining the Canadians here: h'owever, I am sure he will  join us all again when the war is over.  I am pleased to tell you that. I enjoyed Clnistmas at home, the first  time in fourteen years. So you can  guess there were glad hearts in our  home that. day.  I hope my letter finds you all in  Hedley and the Nickel Plate mine  quite well: and, although a little late,  I wish you all a happy and prosperous  New Year. Of course we would like  to be liack amongst you next New  Year's, but I have my doubts, although f look for the war to be over  some time next fall. You see it took  Great Britain a long time to wake up,  but now t hat she is thoroughly awake,  she will do things.  I will now draw to a close. With  kindest remembrances to you all. I  think iledley and the Nickel Plate an-  to he congratulated on the noble way  they lesponded to the empire's call for  men and money. Believe me, very  gratefully yours,  THOMAS CALVERT.  It depends upon who's who. For  ticket scalping W. rDastland last week  w.-i>i fined ������50 in V-incouver. "When  the C. P. R. scalps the savages of this  province the provident gels knighted  or.a si'il'ator-ship.  Last Sunday morning fire destroyed  I he office building of the Middlesboro  collieries at Merritt. Loss .$10,000.  Origin of fire unknown; but it is safe  to say Old Sol had nothing t-> do with  it, as the thermometer registered 80  degree* lielow zero.  One amusement follows another on  l he coast that's sloppy. Having go),  rid of real estate sharks and wolves  in Nortli and Smith Vancouver con-  gars are now as plentiful as hoboes- at  a free lunch counter. Five were shot  in one,day last week.  The water mains in Seal lb* froze up  last Sunday. That city is neither fit  for man or beast to live in. Thev put  the lid on liooze the beginning of (he  yeai, and now John Frost says they  cannot have water. It is like what  Sherman said about war, "simply  hell."  How Will You Protect Your Wife  ���������and the children should you fall ill or lose your employ-  ment?. Have you money in the Bank to tide the family  over until you are "on your feet" again ? '',..  Every 'married lhan should open an account in our  Savings Department and put by a part of his' earnings  every week or month.  Such a sum, earning interest, will be a welcome protection for the family. A Sayings Account.'may be opened  with one dollar. n  73 Years "n Business.    Capital and Surplus $7,384,000.  Hedley Branch       -       -       C. P. DALTON, Manager  ������������������Instruction by correspondence is tho cheapest and best way  for the poor man."���������Thos. A. Edison  66  f"**  %*^*  PRESBYTERIAN CHUECH  Services   every   alternate   Sunday   at  7.30 p.m*  Pastor, R. G. STEWART  They're  WOOD for SALE  All kinds of team work done.  Wood for sale.    Prices  reason  able.    Terms cash.    Apply  GEO. H. SHELDER. ���������  Leave  orders at Gazette office.  The Nickel Plate  Barter;  SATISFACTORY,. SANITARY  TONSORIAL SERVIGE,  This shop it equipped with  'Baths   and   all   tho   latest .  Electrical   Appliances.  w;t. butler, - Pr  You admit the International Correspondence  Schools are a good thing. You'd take a  course right now "if"���������"except" ���������  "If what?    If you weren't so "overworked," with such,  "long hours," or  had   more  strength  and   energy?      Didn't  John Mitchell get his training after working 12 hours a  day  as a mine boy?  Wasn't it Edison who Stayed up half the night to read!  every get-at-able book on electricity? Didn't he educate him-'  self in spite of every handicap you could ever have? Spend'  as much time in I. C. S. study as you do, in reading the news-'  papers and you'll get that promotion before you know it.  All bio* men who have made their mark in the world had  i  the . ambition���������the  determination���������to  improve  their spare  time, to train themselves for big work.    You, too, can possess  power, money and happiness if you'll only  make   the  effort..  .The reward is great���������it's worth it.  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon. Put it up  to us without paying or promising. Let us send you the details of others' success through the I. C. S., and then decide.  Mark the Coupon  and  Mail it Nowj  NOTICE  "MIN'KRAL ACT  Certificate of .Improvements  At Men iit lust Tuesday the home  team made tin- Princeton aggregation  of shinny players look like .something  an old yellow cat brought in on a wet  day. The (-core was Merritt 17, and  Princi'ton 7.  Spotted T^ako and Spottod Lake No. 3 Mineral Claims, situate in thc Osoyoos Mining: Divi-  Hion of Yale District Whore located:���������'.Vorth  end Kruger Mountain.  Take Notice that I. R.'P. Brown, a.-; agout for  Silve'<t������r Rayburn, Free Minors Certificate  No. 75093-Ii. intend, .sixty days from date liere-  of, to apply to the Mining: Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, mu.sk be commenced before tlie issuance of such Certiilcate of Improvement,  Dated this 13th day  of .December. A. D., 1915.  Complete Milling- Engineering:  Fire Boss  Metal Mining-  'Metal Prospector  Complete Metallurgy  ���������Hydrometaliurgy  Milling-  Complete Coal Mining-  Complete Civil Eng-ineer'g-  Surveying'and. Mapping  Bridge Engineering- -  Structural Engineering  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Running'  Chemistry  Commercial  Drawing j   '  Electrical  Mechanical  Steam  Marine and  Refrigeration Engineering-  French,   Spanish,and  Italian taught by  Phonograph  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, ���������'��������� Scran ton, Pa..  Please infot-in me how I can gain a money-earning knowledge of the subject marked X, or named below, and send mc catalogue containing description  of course and letters froni'successful students.  Vancouver Ijibenils want a new  Xiibernl paper. Joe Martin tried the  game there not long ago, and came to  tbe conclusion that "fools rush in  where angels ft ar to tread," and threw  away the pasie pot and scissors and  tiarned the key sir the brainery door.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  CiOAIj mining rifjlita of the Dominion, h  ' Manitoba. Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west, Territories and in a portion of the Province of JJi-i-  tisli Columbia, may bo leased for a term of  twenty-one years a tan annual rental of $1 un  acre. Not more than 2.50U acres wi be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in persou to tlio Auditor .���������suti-AKoai  of the district in whicli the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the liuid must be described by sections, or lego! Bub-divisions of  sections, and in utisurveyed territory tho tract  applied for shall bo stuked out y tho applicant  himself.  Kaoh application must be accompanied by  fto ot $.*> which will be refunded if tho rights  applied for aro not available, but not otlier  wise. A royalty sliall be paid on the merchant  able output of tho mine at tho rate of live cents  per ton.  Tho person operating tlio mine shall furnish  the Agont with sworn returns accounting for  the full ouantity of merchantable mined  and nay  the royalty thereon.   J. coal min  ing rights arc not being operated su     returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include tho coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  be considered necessary for tbe working of the  mine at the rate of ulUl.UO an acre  For fidl information application should be  made to the Secretary of tho Department of  the interior. Ottawa, or o any Agont or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Ldinds.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.IJ.-Uuauthorixetl publicati this adve  tiscment will not be paid for. H Urn  Name Address   Age..... .Occupation .....'. ..Employed by.  Course Wanted (if not given above) :.  Remarks        .....   RALPH  KENDALL, Agent-  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  lledley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. H1LLIARD   =   Prop.  ia������M������iiiwM<iiwuiiiii������tMimaoiiiiiiiiii������i.t������xil,������i<iinMi������limiwnn������milli������������  Call up Phone No. 12  1f A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  PflLfl6&  L>ivery, Feed & Sale Stables  Phono lid.  HHDLKY   B. O.  0.  J.   INNIS  Proprietor  PAINTING  PflPER-fiflNGING  KflLSOAUNING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE.  tlEDLEY, B.C.  Hedley  Gazette  $2 per annum  Bow KerLaundiy  Only First Class Work  Laundry Delivered Anywhero HB H "* nI K Y a A '/, i<rrr i"1. J ������ n. ��������� ���������;   ipis  ������������������M���������.   . J.U.. J.jfc.1��������� ^  ii uuiunni^ittt  V8^rfi������^VJ^^'rt5rti(jiaS������ij'it������*������'i������i������'i������il'i������'i������l������'it,itarf  *���������:  I  #  *?  &������  X  X  X  X  t  lock  _0F���������  Boots and 5hoes I  Specially Reduced  ! allies Stewart I  X  a  x  X  X  Groceries,  Vegetables  x  Fruits and g  TOWN MD DISTRICT  Rend the.ads.  There will lie  service in   St.   .John's  Church next Sunday at 7:.'"0 p.m.  fledleu Drug & Book Store  Hedley, B. C '  Road all the ads over twice.  XV. X. Beelie of Vancouver, l-epi-c-  sentintf the Canadian-'We.'-tini.flinuM  Co., was again in town this week. Me  \va<. one nf those who .suffered the. his.'  of Iuhimj and home when the Similkn  rneen went up in smoke.  Xot'inan Dew.-ir, lilacksiriith at I he  Nickel Plate, has Jieen laid up in town  all week with hitfrippe. No. man is a  South African war- veteran, arrd ho  remarked that''this grip is worse than  anything tho .Boers tried to hand mo."  We Are Cutting: Ice!  &>  Girl Wanted for housework.    Apply  Mrs. Stanley, Gazette oflice.  Got the habit���������carry vour water-.  Mrs. E. Burr is confined to the house  with lagrippc.  . Mrs. (Dr.) McEwen left on  Tuesday  to visit friends irr Victoria.  Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. Martin,  a girl, on Monday, January HI.  Local teamsters expect  to  get  into  shape for water carrying right  away,  \V. J. Oonua'ck went to Oroville  Tuesday and returned home today.  His mission was denial work.   k   Constable Bob Pritch.-u-d, of Princeton, passed  through   Hedley  Monday  en route,  to  training  quarters.    Prit  chard has seen service before.  John Bromley, jr., has enlisted and  is now in training quarter's. Jack wa-  born in this section, is strong, active,  good rider, and one of the best of shots.  Miss Avonia Jones left Tuesday to  resume her musical studies on the  coast.  Mis. R. J. Edniond left on Monday's  train for Oroville, where she will visit  friends for- a week.  Mrs. McGibbon is again able to be  atinut, having overcome a rather heavy  attack of the grippe.  Mrs. Tom Daly arrd Miss Florence  Daly sang a very pleasant duet at the  Methodist cliureli service on Sunday  night.  Section foreman Bill MeGarvov of  Bromley has installed in his palace r  phonograph, with all the lutes'  records. The music, has charmed th-  coyotes in that section.  Mr. Wagner has opened up the  premises between Clarke's- jewelry  stoic and Hillyard's bar her shop.' lie  will do pressing, cleaning and repairing. Hi; has a very good location and  a neat little shop, and is now ready foi  your business.  The Hedley Ladies Sewing Circle,  working for thc Red Cross, wish (<>  thank Mr-. J. Armstrong foi- the .sum  of .'ji&'.oU, and Messrs. Miller and Mur-  lock for the sum of $2.77, which was  kindly doriii ted for-Red Cross purposes.  Mrs. Aitht.tr Clare, Mrs. Robert Boyd.  OjfS SHOW  Getting ready for tho hot .Summer days which ���������  are bound to corno in .spite of all Jack Frost" is a  doing at the- present time.- f  |  ���������I  In   the .matter  of   QUALITY   CROUER1ES   |  also, which we are. selling at war time prices. J  ��������� , ���������     ��������� ���������  A     g===-=~ A  J-   CREELIAI & LYALL    |  J "STORE OF QUALITY" |  Hedley Visited By a Disastrous Fire  (Continued from Page I)  ay  Divine service will   be conducted  ii  the church on Sunday, Feb. 6, at 7:H'  p.m.     Subject:-   "The   Beautitude.s."  A hearty invitation is extended to all  Preacher, li. G. Stewait.  Mrs. Percy G. Wii^ht left on today's flyer fur Oroville to take, medica  treatment in the hospital at that bus*  burg. Little Peggy will become ;  member of the Dalton household in the  meantime.  Sing a s^ng of hockey sticks,  Puck shot every where,  Piuir and two Keremeosites  Riglit up in the.-iir.  When thc game'was opened,  Keremeos thought they were it;  But wasn't that a mighty score,  Keep it dark���������eight to nit.  '  ���������Gazette Chained Poet.  The  * ������sssL'.������  si IL-  To do your part throughout $  the New Year to support the  dependants of the brave men  who are fighting- your battles  at the front, taking your share  ofthe heat and stress ofthe day  Some two weeks ago the local  juniors drove to Keremeos and  1 uid a friendly gfime of hockey,  iledley   came   home  with   tlie  *hort end of the .score to   then  .rood.    But undaunted.the loc.t,  ioys did a little practising* .and  jot next to a little combination  ���������vhich they worked off onKere  hieos in  Hedley last  Saturday  afternoon.  Mr. Dalton was referee and he  had little or no trouble in keeping     the    boys '   playing    rea  1 lockey without any of the un  necessary rough  stuff.    To tin-  on looker the game was a revelation both for speed   and   clean  play.    Thei-o weie no  penalties  ,:or rough play.  The boys lined .up as follows:  Keremeos���������Gr.   Clarke,   goal;  Iv. Robertson, point;  Gr.   Kirby.  cover point; J.  Ciarke,  center:  L. Vader unci B. Clarke,  wings.  Pledley���������H.   Jones,   goal;   G.  Jones, point; W. Lyons,   cover:  B. Jones, center; E. Burr and G.  Luke, wings.  Bert Jones for Hedley notched  four goals, while Garnet Luke  found the net to the extent ol  three hard ones. Elmer Burr  assisted well and notched one  himself. For Keremeos G.  Kirby and J. Clarke showed up  well on thc ������������������ attack, while G.  Clarke in goal has all tho ear  'marks of a coining star.  . P. S.��������� There's no truth in the  report that the captain of the  Keremeos team is going to sue  the man, for heavy damages  who told them they could play  hockey.  Winkler's tlriver. There were many willing workers who  smTOunflp.'l the Corrigan house, with various utensils to hold  water and all were prepared for a struggle,' some even'hoped  to save Maierhofer's. place, but it was not possible "to get  close to the exposed side.  Mrs. Schultz lost* every tiling; her sister, Miss Abt>ptt,  "saved a trunkful only of her belongings. Mr. Bryant managed to save most ofthe grips and'personal belongings ofthe  guests, but saved nothing of his own personal property, not  even the typewriter or sewing machine, etc.  Nearly all of the guests lost something, though all got offr  very easy in the matter of losses.  .The Grand Union and the Great Northern Hotels are  taking care of the guests and all are comfortably housed.  Rev.i J. Stewart was just "finishing lunch when the "alarm  Was given, in his eagerness to help control the fire he left the  lining room without either hat .'or rubbers, and they of course  were burned up.  The cook and helper saved their personal effects and.a  few articles of food, but with true occidental aversion to fire  :'ave the danger zone a wide berth.  Charles Brown was asleep, but was awakened and soon  ippeared, having taken out most of his property.  The big stone fire-place,-around which many a good yarn  ias been spun, stands rod ay, grand in its "testimony, to the  lidestructible character of stone and mortar, while all around  is the ruin of charred wood and twisted metal.  ElTsni.EY Methodist Ciiuucn  FRAXK STANTON,' \i. A.   '"'  Mini>tj-i-  Services will     lie. Il -lil  i h ���������     l*!i'-t;lll(l  Third Sunday- "f ih ��������� nrniili  at 7.30 |>. in.  Sea-on tickets for .-ale as fallows:  tfeiitleirii-n. $4.00,   Ladies, $2.00;  Man' and ���������vife,\$"M'0: Extra adult.',  in family, $f.00 each.  Uhildren, $1.00 (uinli r 15 y.-ais).  General admission, 25r and  10c.  No skating Sundays after 6 p. in.  Tickets may lie purchased from  II. G. Fiveniiin.  ��������� KEREMEOS-PENTlCTOiY    i  ROYAL MAIL STAGE  Auti) Leaves  mi  arrival   of 9.30 5  vand 4 o clock, trains. >  HagHagf arranged for. >  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO     STAGE V  ('ai's Call at all Hotels ' Y  ...We Want Your DggM WorL  SHIP YOTJIt FUIiS DIRECT lo -^HUBERT"the lamest  hoiisc in the World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN RAW Fiins  a reliable���������responsible���������safe Fur Hoiire with an unblemished reputation existing tor "more tlian a third of a century," a lonjrsuc-  cossful record of sen d'ufi'l'iir Shippers prompt, S ATI SFACTORY  AND FKOFiTABLl* returns. Write for "tEfcc flMmbrpt i&Iiippfr,"  /.yJ^/J���������% tlie only reliable, accurate market report and price Jist published.  ������.f \if^jOS\\ Write for it-iNOW-il's FREE  i-LY^th^M   A   R   SHIJf?FRT   ?r50   25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE.  ^"^���������'^^'���������sl  /** -0- "^-lralur-������r-������%- * > WC. Deptc 107CHICAGO, U.S.A.  Oho   of   Merritt's nitinieipal  owned  utilities',   the   police   court,   collected  $2,1*512.70 last yenr.    The  city  tries   to  lake the police court  pay   the policemen's salaries'.   ,   The Cranhrook Herald is olTeririfr  dollar watches tn induce people to heroine new siih.scrihers. It would In-  far hotter if the Herald would olfer  them a good rcadahle paper. Even  the savages are tiled of chroinoes and  junk from tho scrap pile.  Fixtures and Supplies   the ��������� ������������������  Jarvis Electric Co.,  JL-irmitecl  General Electrical Contractors ���������  570 Richards Street, Vancouver, 13. O.  WRITK .FOIi ESTIMATES  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  jmiwMimmmain.jwa  Ramos  |1������������������f^im.ll������JimUIIIHMIIMMIM������MHHllM.im������������IIMMl  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF-  Dodtjeivs, Dates  Circulars   ���������  Invitations  Business Cards  J^'lls of Fare  : Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Posters Visiting Cards  TRY US ��������� WE GIVE SATISFACTION  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tick tits  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,  JAN. 27.1H16  -Jr aC^J^-it^.SfJCyJ.t...ai*3������<>ei*v ri..\Vn. 7.JVL  "The Bis: Store"  ���������  General  erchants  Frith, president of the association, made a few"' well chosen  romarks in favor of the Scouts*,  wliich were appreciated hy  all.  The Misses Freda and Helen  Jiichtcr returned to their.school  in Victoria last week after  spending a. very pleasant holiday with thoir niotiier at the  Center.  HiH 1nHis~Agair scmls^^ - ^-r ^ -  Interesting Letter From France  KEREMEOS, B. C.  KEREMEOS  The cold weather still continues.  Miss Annie Innis was a visitor  to Oroville last week.  Owing to the hloekade on the  (jireat Northern railway the  store.-: aro getting- very low in  stock. Goods that wore sh ipped  from -Vancouver three weeks  ago have not arrived yet.  Mrs. Kirby is confined to her  bed with an attack of  lagrippe.  It. H^ Carmichael made a  business trip to Hedley on  Saturday.  The farewell dance given in  the Town Hall on Monday was  a decided success and was well  attended, showing the high esteem the boys were held. Those  who went out on Tuesday's  train were: . R. J. McCurdy, J.  Edmunds, Mr. Smith, D. McCurdy. and F. Manery.  Mr. Oser of Ontario was here  a few* days ago last week in connection with the cannery.  Mr. aud Mrs. Tom Daly were  .visitors to Hedley on Thursday,  returning home on Tuesday.  The Boy Scouts arrived home  from Hedley about two o'clock  on Sunday morning after putting on a splendid concert there  on.Saturday night. Thc boys  were unsuccessful in tho game  of hockey which they played  Saturday afternoon against the  Hedley boys.    Try   again boys.  Joe Bromley returned to his  home in Oroville on Thursday,  after spending a few days here  with friends.  Auditor for the Great Northern has been here for a few days  auditing the books for the past  year's work.  Georgie Kirby is able to be  around again after being confined to his bed for a few days  "with lagrippe.  On. February 4th  Stop tilt; rig with tho bell and buy  three-yer-r-nld mutton, choice extra  good, dressed chicken iind young grain-  fed pork. R. J. Armstrong.  Hygienic Dairy  Mrs. O. Daniel returned home  on Tuesday's train aftei- spending two weeks with friends and  relatives at the boundary.  ��������� The new tunnel at the Hobo  Mine has been run in about 30  feet and some very good looking ore has been taken out.  The trustees have put new  stoves in the schools, which will  rnako it much more comfortable  both for teachers and pupils.  Keremeos, Dec. 1, 1915  This is to certify that I have this  day tuberculin tested the seventeen  milk. cows, the property of Mr. Victor  Quaedvlieg, of Kervineos, B. C. and I  find them fn e of tuberculosis, nnd  otherwise healthy.  I also certify the certiy the cow barn  and dairy to be modern and up-to-date  and that a high degree of cleanliness  is observed.  (Signed)  Willi.-im Thomson, V. S.  Licentiate B. O,  Veterinary Association.  Word has been received that  H. Oag and .Joe Varrety of  Keremeos, who are at Kamloops  training, have passed their examination for overseas  service.  There is to be a new cannery  built in Keremeos in the spring,  which will be of great benefit to  the ranchers here as every year  , much fruit and vegetables go to  waste.  The concert put on here by  the Boy Scouts last week was  Well attended, and each scout  acted his part well, which   goes  Where Are  Your Interests  1f Are they in this community ?  If Are  they among the  people with whom  you  associate?  If Are   they   with   the  neighbors   and   friends  with whom you do busi-  business ?  .  If so, you want to know what is Imp  pening in this community. You want  to know the goings and co-iiings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives yon  in every issue. It is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests nnd thc interests of this  town. In your name: on our subscription lists? If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it is put  there.   To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  "Miss Annie Innis is in leceipt of the  following from her brother Hill:    .  France, December'25, 191(1.  Dear-Ones at Home:. Chiistrnas is  over iind we nil pulled through it fino  .-iiid diindy. XV o had a rather quiet-  time on'mil- front, but a. lot of heavy  shelling on our right. Had a few  aeroplanes scouting niound yesterday,  but they were not allowed to stay on  ourside very long till they weieclriven  back.  "Wc heard tonight thatsome of our  buys went over and shook hands and  exchanged tobacco, Jieer and buttons  with the Germans. But now they are  up at the olh'ee today for doing so, as  it has been read out in orders several  times that we were not to do any trading with the enemy. It gives them an  idea who are in the ti Cliches and the  strength wc are,' and that anyone  caught doing so would be brought up  heiore the C. O.  You can thank all the Keremeos  people who kindly thought of us pool  fellows in France by sending such a  nice package. Who ever they turned  ,1 no money over to sure inaie good use  :of it. Did not get mine until last  night, just about the time you people  would lie having your dinner. Had  some of the cake and fi uifc tonight, so  will have the pudding later on. Have  not received your parcel as yet, or two  from Iledley���������one from the Lyalls and  one from the town people. Received  one from Mr. and Mrs. Rotherham a  few nights ago, and the packages we  get ai\������ sin ely all appreciated. They  are holding the mail in London, we  hear, as theyare rushing troopsacrn.-s.  Heard from Sue and Ella, also from  Bob. He is well and thinks the trench  life is O. K. He- is about ten miles  away from rue. Wish you would  thank BoIi McCurdy for the Christmas remembrance' he sent me, also the  drawings from Leonard and Frank,  which were very good.  We had church service this afternoon by an old Yukon minister. You  should have seen the dross of some of  the soldiers. Some with Jiig hip boots  and splashed with mud from head to  foot.  We got word that we would not re  ceive any parcels until after Christinas. Another lad and myself undertook to go to town to get some things,  but we could not get a bird of any  kind. So. decided to do the same as  some of the other lads: Eat a couple  of extra -dices of "bully beef" or "Chicago chicken, as we call it here. But  we fared better than that. One of the  fellows had pudding, so we brought  home .some nuts and fruit, and we had  a real good time after all.  Annie, I got you a small ring, supposed to be made, from German shell  noses; also one for each the other girls.  Will ring off, wishing you all a  Happy New Year. From your loving  son and brother. HILL.  ing;  HEATERS  Very Hot Blast, Brick Lined,  Regular Price $30.00,   for  Number 14 Belle Oak Heater  Regular Price  $22.00  for .  Celebrated Columbia very  Heavy lining, Reg. 32.00  Standard Globe Heater  Regular $14,000 for  3 lines Airtights at Big Reductions  21.00  I5-50  22.50  IO.OO  WASHING  MACHINES  12.50 lines to go at     $10.50  8 50 lines to go  at     $7.00  ALL BIG BARGAINS  MORE NEXT WEEK  Mwrmmnv!rw!HJl..l..vtwiiWMiinmirnpr  iwmira-fc  HHWHTUt' ^laBBMCTeWHiim l.ili^ag  .tmwiMrcramisr.gSM^TTCTnzgrmgKF-^^  Aid to Agricultural  Read all the ads.  Aslicroft   is   shipping  spuds to Cuba.  its    famous  A temperance wave has hit the  Crow's Nest district and put the  Fernie brewery out of commission.  George Shelder has leased his ranch  aud moved into towti, He will devote bis time to draying, etc. As Mr.  Shelder is well known will no doubt  build up a good business. He will  also conduct a wood yard.  For Sale  One small upright cottage piano,  English make (Uhappel & Co., London)  also one Angelus Player attachment  with 2-1 rolls of music with stool and  bv'tich for same. The whole lot for  $175 Gush.  A. li. McCtjban,. Keremeos, Ti. C.  '   The grants   under  the Agricultural  Instruction Act being  supplemental to those from provincial and other sources make  many     things     possible     that  otherwise would be  considered  impracticable by reason of  the  expense   involved.    In  particular are  they   valuable   in   the  prosecution of the higher  education   in  agriculture.    By  the  help of these  grants  not  only  are   agricultural   colleges   and  schools  made  more efficient in  equipment, but it  is made possible to  pay  men   of  first-class  information     and     experience  salaries becoming to their  station.    Further  graduates  who  have   passed  with   honors and  obtained  degrees in   our   own  colleges and universities are induced   to   stay   in    their    own  country    rather    than    to    go  abroad  in  search  of remuneration to which their ability entitles    them.      Indeed,   several  good men have already been repatriated   and    have   accepted  lucrative   engagements   in   the  land  of  their  birth.    How far  the funds have been used in this  direction is indicated by the following     appropriations    made  from their allotments for 1915-  1910 by the  different  provinces  immediately   for   schools    and  colleges, apart  from  extension  work, short courses, demonstrations, etc.:  Prince Edward Island.. .$10,050  Nova Scotia  27,500  New Brunswick   10,500  Quebec  00,000  Ontario 93,813  Saskatchewan 22,900  Alberta  .38,000  Manitoba and British Columbia apply portions of the  fund iu a similar way, but  through the public, normal and  high schools, and thus the  grants appear under another  heading than agricultural  schools and agricultural colleges:  SING LEE  Laundry,    Contracting    of   all  kinds,   Ditch   digging,  Wood,  Sawing, Clearing lanci, Cooking  and all   kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kerisheos, B.C.  READ==  Then Think!  Now that you have commenced to read this article, just  keep right on to the end, and  then you will have absorbed  meat of the cocoanut.  What, has this town over done  for you,.; It has fed you, and  clothed you, and housed you,  and given you employment  arid kept the wolf from your  door for these many-years.  It has done more. It has furnished you recreation, and enjoyment, and has guided you  safely over many of the  stones that beset the pathway  of life.  It has praised your good  deeds and has thrown the  mantle of charity over your  questionable ones.  It has been, and is, YOUR  HOME. But what have YOU  done for the TOWN?  You are making you money  here but -where ti re you spend-  ing itr  Are your buying goods from  the local dealer, who pays  and otherwise contributes liberally to the upkeep of the.  community and your home,  or are you sending your mon- '  ey away to some catalogue  house that wouldn't lend you  a five cent piece" to save your  soul from purgatory? *;  And now you have reached  the point where we want you  to stop and think, and think  hard, and to a sane, sensible  and patriotic purpose.

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