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Array ^usjtMeM^tfsafSbat^aamm  t-*"  'iHLSl^f  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  \\  <������- ���������������   ,//.-   , V...* \  >4ts.:c.  .^  Vol. II.  No. 2(>.  HEDLEY, B.C, THURSDAY, JULY 12, 1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,  TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, GeneratManager  : ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'1 Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWINQ RATES:  $5 and under...      3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     Scents  '���������"    $10       "    '."'���������" $30   10 cents  .;.     r \ ��������� ���������   ������$30   ���������:".-������''-_���������::��������� '���������'    " $50   15 cents ' '  These Orders are Payable ut Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.  XKGOTIABLB AT A FIXID XATK AT  THIS CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remitting small sums of money with safety,  and at small cost.  TWENTY-MILE ALL RIGHT.  J. J. Marks Tells of Progress On Golden  Zone���������The Part to be Played By  the Wagon Road.  Penticton Branch J. M Christie, Manager.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  BARRISTER,   SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC,;  'COMMISSIONER,  ETC.  HE D LEY  B. C.  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Suuvevor.  Orders maij be left at Gazette office.  READS LIKE RUSSIA.  Treatment   By United States Officials-  Deported From San Francisco and  Put  In Jail  In  Honolulu.  flEDLEV,  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.-  SOLICITOR* CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Edw. G. Warreiv  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD, -        B.C.  Estimates Furnished on any.Electrical Project foii Power ok Light  Grand Union  Hotels     -  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER k GLADDEN  The 'arrival in Hedley on Thursday  hist of Mr. Kenneth Harper, to act as  relieving agent in the Bank of B.N.A.  in Hedley, revives' the recollection of  his treatment last year at the hands  of the Customs officials at San Francisco.   Mr. Harper is a New Zealander  and obtained a position in  the  San  Francisco   branch   of   the   Bank   of  B.N. A.     When he "arrived   in   Sit'ri  Francisco he found himself up against  a condition of affairs which for narrow  exclusiveness   and   official    tyranny  would compare with some of the rankest doings of the Muscovite police.  -,  To a Hedleyite '-who  knows something of the flagrant violations of the  contract labor clause of our alien labor  law which'have been allowed to pass  here unheeded, this .case of Mr. Harper  will appeal with additional force.-   -^- ������������������  On his return to New Zealand he reported the case to -Premier  Seddon  who took the matter up, and meanwhile an opening in  the Vancouver  branch of the bank was offered him,  when he came to B. C.   After a heap  of  official   correspondence,   and   the  threat  on  the part of Mr.  Harper's  attorneys  to  bring action.for $50,000  damages, the Yankees offered $400 to  settle it, and  Mr. Harper accepted it.  The $400 cheque came along just Avhe.n  Mr. .1. J. Marks w.-is in town on  Monday. Mr. Marks has put in a busy  summer, for in addition to the diamond drilling on the Hummingbird  group which has been in progress  since mid-winter, he and his partners,  Messrs. Brodhagen and Murphy, have  done a lot of development work on the  Golden Zone.  Regarding the Golden' Zone work  and the results obtained, Mr. Marks is  particularly well pleased, the ore bodies at every point where they worked  increasing both in size and quality."  There is now a large quantity of excellent ore on the dump, awaiting the  completion of the Avagon road up  Twenty-mile creek and the arrival of  the railway at Hedley. Mr. Marks  did extensive sampling of the property  at various points and has sent away  the rock for assay. This sampling  was thoroughly done and the results  should shoAV exactly what the property  Avill do on a commercial basis.  In speaking of the wagon road up  the creek, now under construction, he  Avas delighted at the. progress being  made. When the remark av.-is made  to him that everyone was surprised  that the road Avas going up on such a  flat, easy grade, It Avas Mr. Marks'  turn to laugh, as it justified the position avInch he took a year ago, when  he claimed that the grade was not  likely to exceed 5 per cent.  It AA-as not only the Golden Zone  group, he said, that was to be benefitted by the completion of the Avagon  road,  for he spoke   of  the   splendid  PROGRESS^ V.V.&E.  Steel Gang Ran Out of Ties,  Which Causes Short  Delay.  MOLSON REAMED IN AUGUST  HILL'S SOUTHERN CONNECTION  The Wenatchee-Oroville Branch   Would  Cut off a day Between Here and the  Coast  as  Against the Spokane  Route Pending Completion of  V. V. & E. to the Coast  Contractors    Finishing   Up   Grading���������  Some Outfits Are  Pulling.Out.  -:o:  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:-  /VUINE������ <and  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY. B. C.  he was going off on his holidays. To  show that he had no hard feelings and  also to prove to them that he could go  into their countrv without asking  their leave, he bloAved in some of the  $400 in Spokane and Seattle.  The folioAving clipping, which gives  some details, is taken from the Auckland correspondence to the Montreal  rStar:  "Mr. Harper states that when the  Sierra, on which he sailed, arrived at  San Francisco, the customs officer at  that port   boarded   the steamer and  questioned him as to his business generally, and especially as to his appointment with  tins bank.    He then asked  if Mr. Harper had signed any contract.  On replying in the negative, the officer  inquired if he had any letter from the  bank   asking   him  to  go  there.    Mr.  Harper reolied   "Yes,"  and   produced  the letter, on a- promise  being given  that it Avould be handed back to him.  This Avas not done, nor has Mr. Harper  seen the letter since.    The officer then  said : "You come under the contract  .labor law, and you -will not be allowed  to land."    Mr.  Harper was  kept on  board,   hut a friend  avIio  Avas  going  ashore   rang   up  the  bank  manager.  The    latter   gentleman   Avent   to  the  dock,   but he Avas not allowed to see  Mr.  Harper,   "as  it A\-as against the  laAv." The manager Avas also informed  that he could only send a  letter to  Mr. Harper that had first been  read  by the customs authorities.    The bank  officials appealed to Washington, but  it.Avas some days before a reply  was  received and  Mr.  Harper allowed to  land.    The decision of the American  authorities went against Mr. Harper,  and he Avas told that he must return  to   the   country    Avhence   he   came.  AVhen  this decision Avas reached  the  bank agreed to transfer Mr. Harper to  the   branch   at   Vancouver,   but  the  United Stales officials Avould notalloAV  him to  go   to  Vancouver,  saying he  Concluded on J'agc Jhiuv.  showings on Riordan Mountain, as  Avell as other properties to which the  road Avould give means of'ingress and  egress, and bring the trade to tlie -railway at Hedley. He deprecated' mid ue  impatience, and thought that when  people had waited so long, thev should  not allow either their courage or patience to leave them now on the verge  of realization of their hopes. So far as  the wagon road was concerned, if it  couldn't be completed this year it  would reach its destination next year,  and the fact that it 'was building was  sufficient encouragement to property  owners to goon with development,"so  far as present facilities Avould alloAV,  and when the road is completed, any  kind of machinery would easily he laid  doAA'n at any property requiring such.  Good Showing on Humming-bird.  The diamond drilling on the Hum-  mingbisd group continues with gratifying results. The drill is now at  work on the third hole, and at the beginning of this week the hole had  reached a depth of 405 feet of which  the last 40 feet shoAved fine-looking  ore. In this hole andesite is encountered and all the conditions favorable for  showing a repetition of Avhat development has shown up on the Nickel  Plate. The. present hole, is to be continued to a depth of 550 feet, after  Avhich the drill Avill be uiOA'ed further  down the hill to A'erif'v data already  ascertained as well as to demonstrate  further conditions believed to exist.  The present contract Avill in all probability- be completed in September,  but next year farther contracts will  be let Avhen 1500 feet bore holes will  be put in.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the Aveek  ending June 80th   :  AT THE JUNE.  Maximum  Minimum  ilv-   1  78  51  2  70  53  8  88  04  4  00  01  5  82  55  (i  S2  50  7  70  50  Rainfall f  ir week   .41 inc  hes  AT  THE  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  1  (  t  88  5(5  2  92  38  8  00  50  4  00  5S  5  t  ,  02  08  0  85  58  7  ,   ,  88  50  Rainfall  .38  Tracklayirig on the V., V. & E. railroad is progressing west of Midway.  The steel gang is temporarily idle,  having run out of ties, but will 1k> at  work again shortly. .In view of the  grading work yet to be done between  Midway and Molson and the many  bridges tv he installed, it is estimated  that the steel will not reach Molson  before the first of August.  Pile driving at the bridge sites'on  Myers Creek and nearby1 points is  'progressing.- Three hammers are how  at work, one steam and tAvo horse  power, the former weighing 2800 lbs.  The 800 foot rock cut at Gallagher's  camp Avill doubtless be the. last piece  of Avork.finished .between' Molson and  -Midway, and it. is estimated that it  will not be completed until the latter  part of July". Four crews of men are  ut-Avork on the cut, rushing it to completion as fast, as possible. Hughes'  ���������work, across the British line from  Molson; will not be finished before the  lattei.'.part of July. '  Moriarity Bros, have just completed  the job of getting out 8000 feet of  piling, to be used in the.bridges on the  Canadian side. The piling is now  about all in, except a small lot to be  used for the water tank at Molson and  some cattle passes. The Moriaritys are  iiOav engaged on a 20,000 tie contract  neai; Gallagher's camp.  Gorman & Peterson finished their  contracts a week ago last Friday and  have moved their outfits .from the  field. They have-not yet taken another  contract, and are waiting to see'what  Hill is going to do about the North  Fork Kettle river line, in the hope of  getting work on the British Columbia  side, in order to save paying duty on  their outfits.  Mr. Enncrsou, who has the first  three miles of work on the American  side, of the line, has completed his  lower work and is now devoting all of  his energy to finishing up the station  grounds at Molson. He expects to be  done next Saturday. So far he has  taken no contract elsewhere.  Mr. Ennerson's work on the station  grounds at Molson consists of grading  for a large "Y," four sidetracks, in addition  to   the   main   line,   a  25 foot  dri\*eway on each side of the station  grounds   and   a site  for   the   engine  stalls to be constructed for the accommodation of engines used in assisting  heavy trains up the hill from Oroville.  A. V. McDonald's work on the local  line is rapidly drawing to a close.   Mr.  McDonald himself is iioav on the Snake  river getting his contracts there under  way, while. A. J. liannegar is closing  up his affairs.    His camps, Nos. 1 and  2, have finished work and   have been  closed.    He Avill be through at camp  No. 8 by Julv 15th.    A portion of his  outfits from the closed camps are iioav  on their way to Ferry for shipment to  the Snake river.  Johnson <Sc Nelson are putting the  finishing touches on their work south-  Avest of Molson, which is famed as the  wonder of all travellers passing that  Avay, oAving to the great ascent made  in the remarkably short distance.  They Avill soon be moving to the  Snake river, where they have taken a  contract.  Caughren A; Woldson Avill be through  in another week or ten days. They  have closed one camp and a portion  of their outfits have been taken away.  Winters, Parsons &, Boomer's camp  No. 1 has been closed, all the Avork on  that contract having been finished.  Their steam shovel, hoAvever, Avill be  kept busy for several Aveeks.  Surveys are being made by the Gt.  Northern for a projected line to branch  off from the main line at Columbia  siding and run up the Moses coulee  into the Big Bend country.: Engineer  Tracy, who has h.-id charge of the  surveying on the northern end of the  proposed Oroville.-Wrnatchee; line, is  working north from Columbia siding  with three crews of men. :  It is believed among those who are  in a position to know that it is the intention of the Great Northern to construct a branch into .thc'-Waterville  country, thus securing the wheat-  trade of that district. Rumors of  electric lines from Spokane into the  heart of the-wheat district is thought  to have hail some effect in, hastening  activity on the proposed line.  Artful Dodging.  Up to time of going to press ho news  has reached us from Ottawa^concerning a. settlement of the right of way  difficulty at .Hedley,-'which means' that  the Minister's restriction laid down in  .... ... c -  his decision of April 27th prohibiting  work-on;'railroad.between''Hedley and  Sixteen Mile is still  in force.   Some  parties in toAvn avIio claim to have'-the  ear of Duncan Ross are .���������������������������-making' the  statement that the matter, of right of  Avay here has nothing to do  Avith  the  delay in commencing work,  but that  certain information is being sought by  the railway Commission   from Chief  Engineer Kennedy Avhich  he has not  yet given.   The public, however,  Avill  be very reluctant to- accept that version, as it Avas A-ery Avell known Avhen  Mr. Kennedy Avas here last that that  affair   was   the   real   and immediate  cause of the delay in commencing construction.   It is also Avell understood  that the    contractors   are averse   to  having the grade so far ahead of the  rails and that thi.s also had something  to do Avith it,  but   the   fact   remains  nevertheless that the Minister of rail-  Avays on April 27th placed a restriction  on building at Hedley which  he has  hot yet   removed.    To  cast a reflection upon Mr Kennedy in this  way in  order to get rid of some of the responsibility for delay,    is too  thin.   The  public simply refuse to swalloAV it.  J. Reith, of Keremeos, was in t-OAvn  on Friday last, and reported a regular  deluge  of rain there  the evening be  fore.    IVeddle iV.-Reith's neAV hotel is  Hearing completion  and  they  expect   mises  that may  be provided  Avill of  A. popular promenade these days is  that up Twenty-Mile Creek to inspect  the Avork on the new road.  To-day is the glorious 12th. Siniilkameen Orangemen \vill celebrate at  Keremeos. Those in the upper Okanagan go to Salmon Arm.  Miss Lainont left on Friday morning  for Suimnerland, where she expects to  spend the greater part of the summer  holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Gartreli.  Mr. and Mrs. Wright Avere down on  Saturdav from Nickel Plate mountain,  where Mr. Wright is still engaged on  his diamond drilling contract on the  Hummingbird for Mr. Marks.  Miss Laura Irwin, daughter of Indian  j Agent A. Irwin, of this city, at the  recent annual examinations of the  Toronto Conservatory of Music, was  the Avinner of the scholarship for  highest standing Avith first-class honors  in the piano department of the first  year.���������Kamloops Sentinel.  Considerable immediate benefit to  the toAvn from construction of the new  road up l\veuty-Mile Creek is already  apparent in the prospect of getting  out AA'ood. There seems to be an abundant supply of it up the creek, and as  that on the Similkameen awis running  short and difficult to procure, the new-  field -will be a sort of godsend.  Mr. L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., has  been urging the Department of Education for some time to make arrangement for providing school accommodation in the lower Similkameen, and  jusfc on his departure for the coast he  received a letter from the Superintendent indicating that steps would be  immediately taken. In all probability  no permanent building will be put up  at present, until it becomes apparent  where the centre of school population  Avill be found and any temporary pre-  to get moved into  the new house by  July 15th.  course be located for the greatest convenience of those avIio may iioav attend.. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,, JULY'    12,    1906.  Cbc 1bcdlc> ^aZCU  " and  Similkameen Advertiser.  1  ��������� i Thursdays, by thcHKDi.KY G.v/.KT'n-:  ...a'TINIS AND IVlll.lSljl.VO CoMIMNV,    .  Limitki).  nt Medley. H. C.  ' mucl) ado, every week 'that  i passes by and the plans oi' the  ; G. T. P. are unfdldeded for mak-  jing that the terminus ot'. their  ! road, the more credit redounds  j to the Government tor the man-.  i net- in which the interests of the  ]> rov i h v.e   were   safe-guarded  Tlmt  Anderson  Subscriptions in Advance  !���������(.:. Year :\ ....:. .$2.00  Six Months   UK)  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to tlie incli.  Land Notices���������Certificates of miprovciiieiitcte.,  ��������� 87.00 for M-clay notices, and $5.00 for 30-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  incli, ������1.00 for one insertion, 25 cents for  eacli subsequent insertion. Over one ineli,  10 cents per line for first insertion and 5  cents pur line for cae!rsul)so(|uont insert-ion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract'Advertisements���������One inch per month.  ������1.25;' over 1 inch and up to I inches, ������1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  talvjny ��������� larger space than  four incites.''on  application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, based on'si/.e of space and length  of time.  "Advertisements will be changed once every  uioiitli if advertiser desires,  without any extra  charge. l'"or changes oftener than once a month  the   price of composition  will  be charged at  ' regular rates. -  Changes for contract advertisements sliotrld ,  be in the office by noon oil Tuesday to secure [ even  attention for that week's issue.  A   MEGRAW,  Managing Editor,  negotia-  *    be  Full Moon  5th.  j/S\  Xcw Moon  21st.  Last quar.  13th  ���������\s/  I'"irst quar.  28th  .1000  J U L Y  1900  Sun. Mon.  Tues. Wed. Tlui. Fri. Sat.  1       2  8       4       5  ������.<���������     7  S       0  10     11      12  18     1+  15     10  17     IS     19  20     21  22     2i>  21     25     20  27     28  20     80  81  '  people of the  type should figure in  tions at all is of course to  deplored, but when it is seen, as  the evidence clearly proved,  that it was upon the G. T. P.  and Larsen and his associates  that these people had preyed,  and not upon the. province,  much of the dust tlmt the opposition press is trying to throw  in the eyes of the public will  fail of its intended effect.  Perhaps the phase in which  the Department compares to  best advantage with -'that of  former administrations is  character of work done on  public roads. -So far as this  ing is concerned there are  unong opponents of  I Government who . are not. pre-,  [pared to admit that one dollar  under P. F. Green has been  i -made to do as much as four dol-  ! lars under Mr. Wells. On the  i West Fork of Kettle River the  j comparison will show a differ-  ! ence of as high as one to eight.  ! There is now no sinecure berth  like that held by Killeen under  Wells.    Mr. Killeen amused the  the  the  rid-  few  the  sipn of our patrioticfeelings. A.i  foreigner reading the song may  sniff at it, but Canadian voices,  led by a military band, can  throw into the simple words  and ancient tune the pride of  our ancestors and the potentialities of Canada how and to  come.  Alexander Muir wrote our  national anthem, and made it  what it is. It will stand as a  monument to him till time shall  be no more. By his detVth Canada has suffered a distinct loss,  but the good he has done will  live after him, and wherever  The Maple'Leaf. Forever is sung,  there, too, will come the mental  picture of the personification of  vocal patriotism.���������The Toronto  World.     '  DECLARATION  of DISSOLUTION  OF PARTNERSHIP.  BANK OF  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,660.  HEAD OFFICE FN CANADA.  II. ST11CKMAN. General Malinger  . Reserve��������� $2,141,333.  MONTREAL  .1. KLMSL.Y, Sunt, of Branches  BANKINO BY MAII Accounts of parties  special attention. Deposits can tie made through tlie mail  thereto and withdrawn nt any timo.  living at a distance  receive our  and sums added  A General Hanking Business Transacted.   Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,     -     L.G. HacHAFFlE, Acting Manager  ccoc^ososccococoocottooososooeoooscosccooa  Province of British Columbia,   ,= ���������  County of A'ale.  WE, Ambrose McDorniott and Frank Bernard McArthur. both of Medley in tlie  County of Yaje, liotol-keopers. formerly members of tlie ili-iti carrying on a. business as hotol-  kocpors at Hedley. in the aforesaid county of  Vale, under the style of McDorniott & Mc-  Yrtliur. do hereby certify.that the said partnership was on tlie (itli day of July, liKXi, dissolved by mutual consent.'  Witness our hands at Hedley, British Columbia, tliis (itli day of .July, 1.000, in duplicate.  'William E. Burritt,  Solicitor,  Hedley, B.C.,  A. McDkkmott  V. B. McAmuuit  NOTICE.  LANDS AND WORKS DEPT.  Judging from the determined  onslaught made by  opposition  papers on the Lands and Works  Department it   would   appear  that they regard that to be  the  most vulnerable point for attack  against,  the , present   Administration, and yet strange to  say,  there is no department of  the  Government (unless it be  that of "Education)   in   which  more real and  radical  reforms  have been carried out than  in  the department of Lands'and  Works.    None of the preceding  administrations   could  show  a  record  for despatch   of public  business  that  would   begin  to  compare with  that which  has  characterized   this   department  since the Hon. R. F. Green took  charge. During the incumbency  of former Chief Commissioners  and particularly that  of W. C.  Wells, the length of time taken  for the  issuance   of   a  crown  grant for either a mineral claim  or   a   pre-emption   was   very  much  longer   than  at   present  notwithstanding the fact  that  the number of clerks formerly  employed was in excess of that  comprising  the   present   staff.  It   now takes  only   as   many  weeks as  it formerly   took of  months. Furthermore the work  of the department is no longer  left to deputies and underlings,  but    the    Chief   Commissioner  now insists' upon  knowing the  details of   business  that  conies  before his department. Old subheads  whose  pottering  caused  much of the delay  in  the past  and who considered themselves  indispensable, have been removed.    In some cases their places  have been  filled with  men  of  more modern business snap and  in other cases it  has   been   left  vacant, and yet the  work  lias  been turned  out more  expeditiously. In fact if any mistake  has been made in the carrying  out of departmental routine and  work it has  been  in  trying  to  get along with too few men and  placing  office   drudgery  the  deputy-commissioner  has too much,  to  attend  to  m  dealing with the various cases  that come before him.     An assistant  to  take much    of   the  I intend to apply  sinner of Lands and  works for permission to 'purchase 40 acres of  land, situated in tlie 'Yale Division of Yale  District, commencing at the northeast corner  of lot.������ll and running 20 chains east, 20 chains  south, 20 chains west and 20 chains north to  point of commencement, for grazing purposes.  ,  Ciiaiu.ks DkBakuow.  Granite Creek, P. Russia,!., Agent,  lith June, 1900. 26-31-'  NOTICE  s.   Mi   West Forkers by his panegyrics S^I,,^^^,^^  ��������� upon Mr.  Wells who,  he said,  was  the only   capable  Chief  Commissioner that British Columbia ever had,  all  his predecessors having been worse than  second rate men.    In the same  breath  he   declared   that   the  waste of public money  on  the  West Fork, between Westbridge  and Bull Creek, " was the worst  that had  ever been  known at  any ti me or' in any place."     He  was much displeased when one  of his listeners drew his attention to the fact that he had for- j  gotten that the transceudently |  capable Mr- Wells was the Chief j  Commissioner when that money  Was being squandered between  Westbridge and Bull Creek.  G a m  pbell  & Shier  rien's  Fur n i s h  ings   S t 0 re  OUTING SHIRTS  With fancy silk stripe,  size,   English  inake.  double collar,  extra large  NEGLIGEE SHIRTS  ,   In very neat patterns, pleated fronts, the W.Gr.R.  make, .some of these are made in the coat style.  REGATTA SHIRTS  Stiff bosom, in  dark,  medium  These are very fine quality.  and light colors.  There came to my place about April "1st one  bay mare, "weight about !I00 lbs., branded ( F������)  on right stifel, 3 white feet, small star in forehead.  Owner may havcsaine by paying charges and  proving property.  25-4 F. B.BOOXE,  Fair-view, B. C.  A PATRIOT WHO SANG.  upon  >ho  to  routine correspondence off his  hands would not be amiss. The  superannuation of Mr. Gore and  appointment of N. F. McKay in  his place has had much to do  with breaking up old combinations and introducing better  business methods into the work  of the department.  As for the Kaien Island affair  about which there has  been so  In days of yore, from Britain's shore,  Wolfe,  tlie dauntless hero came,  And planted firm Britan ilia' flag,  On Canada's fair domain.  Here may it wave our beast our pride.  And joined in love togctlier,  Tlie tliistle. Shamrock. Hose entwine.  The Maple'Leaf forever!  Chorus:  The Maple Leaf our emblem dear.  The Maple Leaf forever!  God save tlie King; and Heaven bless  Tlie Maple Leaf forever.  At Queenston Heights and Limdy's Lane,  Our brave fathers side by side,  For freedom, liomes, and loved ones dear.  Firmly stood and nobly died;  And those dear riglits which tlicy maintain'd,  We swear to yield them never! '  ���������Our watchword evermore shall be.  The Maple Leaf for ever!  Our fair Dominion now extends  From Cape Race to Xootka Sound;'  May peace forever be our lot.  And plenteous store abound.  And may those ties of love be ours  Wliieh discord cannot sever,  And flourish green o'er Freedom's home,  The Maple Leaf for ever!  On merry England's far-famed land  May kind Heaven sweetly smile;  God bless Old Scotland evermore.  And Ireland's Emerald Isle!  Then swell the song both loud and long.  Till rocks and forest quiver,  God save our ICing and Heaven bless.  The Maple Leaf for ever!  ���������Ai.K.VAXDKit Muru  Alexander Muir, more than  any other man in Ontario, met  the people's ideal of a patriot.  He peronified patriotism. He  lived it, he spoke it, he sang it.  The pictures of past patriotic  gatherings would be sadly incomplete without his full-orbed  countenance lit up with optimistic love for Canada. And no  one who has seen and heard  him in his oratorical moments  will forget the impression of  sincere devotion to the ctiu.se of  Canada he left on the minds of  his auditors.  He was called to teach, and  has been a constant inspiration  to thousands of pupils who cannot but be tlie better Canadians  by reason of their intimate con-  with him. Had he entered politics it is presumable that his  patriotism would have taken on  different form. But as a teacher, with the rhetorical imagination of a poet, he has given to  Canada The Maple Leaf Forever, which with all its faults of  rhyme and reason, is still the  truest and most popular expres-  NOTICE.  M'OTICJK IS HEREBY GTVKX that sixty  *N days after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to purchase eighty acres of land for  range purposes as follows: Commencing at the  northwest corner of section thirty, township  50 in the, Osoyoos Division of Yale District,  (Siinilkiuricen.Land Recording District); thence  cast 40 chains: tlience south 20 chains: tlience  west 40 chains ; thence north 20 cliains.  Dated at Fairview this 5th of June A. D. 1900.  22-!)  RICHARD RUSSELL  WORKING MEN'S  In   ginghams,   moleskin,  sateen        -       --. '.'-���������  BOYS' PANTS  SHIRTS  flannelette  and   black  Price 75c to $1.50.  In fancy tweeds, worth 85e and  Clearing''them out  at   -   -  $1.00,  65 cts.  Campbell & 5hier| Hedleyy B.C^  NOTICE  CIXTVDAVS AFTER DATE, I intend to ap-  *-* ply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands &  Works for permission to purclia.se tlie following described land: Commencing at a post  marked F. Daly's northeast corner, thence running 20 chains south 40 chains west. 20 chains  north. 4o cliains east to point of commencement and covering the X. W. >V of the S. W. | of  Sec. 13 Tp. 52 and containing SO acres more or  less.  Keremeos B. C June !)th WOO  22-5) F. DALY  NOTICE.  N(  OTICK is hereby given that sixty days after  date I intend to apply to tlie Cliicf Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase one hundred and sixty acres in tlie  north east corner of Section 35, Township 55,  Similkameen District.   Required for range.  23-0 SAMUELD. HTXK.  Fairview, B. C. June 14. lHWi.  NOTICE.  ilXTYDA YS AFTER DATE. I intend to ap  ply to tlie Chief Commissioner of ���������Lam  . wt  :\s  and Works for permission to purchase 100 acres  of land described as follows: Commencing at a  postmarked E. Coi-rigan's northwest corner,  thence running east 40 chains, south 40 chains,  west 40 cliains, north 40 cliains to point of commencement and being the X. W. | of Section 17  Tp. 51.  Dated at Koremco.s June JJtli 190(1  22-'.)  E. COR LUG AX  FIRST-CLASS  IN  EVERY  RESPECT  SIMILKAMEEN  We have  received t������he largest*  of Liquors that,  has ever  come  and best, assorted stock  into  t*he  Similkameen  NOTICE.  IX TIIK MATTER OF the Land Registry Act  and in the matter of the title to Lot 5  Mock IK and Lot 15, Mock 35, Map 130.  Townsito of Ashnola. in tlie I'rovince of  Jiritisli Columbia.  WHEREAS tlie Certificate of Title of .John  O. Vansickle. being Certilicate of Title Xum-  bered (ilOO.i, to the above hereditaments, has  been lost or destroyed and application has been  made to me I'or a duplicate tlicrcof;  XOT1CK IS I-IERKHY CHVEX that a duplicate Certilicate of Title will bo issued at the  expiration of one month from the date hereof  unless in the meantime valid objection to the  contrary is made to mo in writing.  Scotch  1  ;   Canadian Ryes  Usher's Black Label  House of Lords  House of Commons  j            Seagram's 83  j            Canadian Club  j            Gooderham & Worts  1  Black and White  American  Caledonia Liqueur  1            Hunter's Baltimore Rye  John Dewar & Sons  1            Old Hermitage Burbon  Lemp's   St.   Louis   Beer.  McDermott (������& McArthur  Proprietors  =1  Land Registry Ofllco,  Kamloops Jl. ('..  June 4th, 100(1  AV. H. EDMO.XDS  District Registrar  Of Titles  22-1  When in Keremeos ]  STOP AT j  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE (Si, REITH, Proprietors.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  SI'OICAXE Mineral Claim, situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of A'ale District.   Where   located:-   Cam]) Hedley.  T-AKK NOTICE that I, Charles do Blois  x Green, Free Minor's Certificate Xo.  M5023, for mvsclf and as agent for .1. Cory, Free  Minor's Certilicate Xo. R502I, intend sixty days  from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Lte-  eorder for a Certiiicato of Improvements, 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 such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2lst day of Juno, A.D. JOOfi.  C de li. GREEN  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  NOTICE.  Tine J'ONTLAC COm'ERMLXES. LIMITED  (Xon-porsonal liability) hereby gives notice that it intends after three months from  the (lato.licrcof to apply to the I^icutenaut-Gov-  ernor for an Order-in-Counoil changing the  name of the said Company to the " Koromeos-  I'ontiac Mines, Limited," (Xon - personal  liability).  Datotl at Rosslaiul. B. C, 23rd May liJOU.  10-3ni  AVM, II. DANBY  Skokktauv  NOTICE.  IvrOTICE is hereby given that 00 days aftt-.'j  *���������* date 1 intend to apply to the Houoiubt'',  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Worki'/  for permission to purchase 120 acres, more cli  loss, situated in the Siniilkameen Division d  A'ale District. Commencing at a point at thjl  North west corner of L. N. Ritcliio's land, u|'l  plied to purchase, tlience east 20 cliains to Doi'J  Lake, thence north along Dog Lake 00 chains-,  thence west to Indian Reserve line, thoncil  south along Indian Reserve line to point of  commencement.  AVm. RiTCniK, Jr.  Per .las. Ritcliie, Agcnt|  Dated at Suinmerliind, May 12,11)00.  .-;������J>-i������*J4J1f11: THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JULY 12,   1006.  ��������� 3  Town and District.  Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Jones returned  on Tuesday night from a two weeks'  visit to the coast. r  Dr. Fraser, dentist, of Armstrong,  B.C., came in on Tuesday's stage and is  doing work at the Hotel Similkameen.  Two more engines for use in the V.  ���������V. & E. track-laying are 'starting ��������� out,  from  Midway.  Mr. Bm-ritt has moved his law office  from his residence on Webster St. to  rooms in Whillans' block over Love's  drug store.  The marriage of. David McBride, of  Bridesville, Bock Mountain, to Mrs.  Blyth, of tlie West Fork of Kettle  River, is announced.  The road gang Avho have been boarding in town  up  to  the., .present  have  now gone into camp lip the canyon  ,;    just below Duffy's cabin.  ������������������ Rev. Mr. Hibbert will preach in  Keienieos on Sundav next, and consequently the Methodist service in  Hedley will not he held on  that day.  Mr. Emil F. Voigt, Mrs. Voigt and  their son Victor came in from the  Coast on Saturday evening and left  on Sunday morning for their home at  Voigt's Camp.  T. D. Pickard Avas in town last week  renewing old acquaintances, and incidentally, us he laughingly remarked  ''finding out what'he was doing." Mr.  Pickard is looking particularly Avell.  W. J. Twiss'of the Mutual Life of  Canada was married in Vancouver on  the 5th inst to Miss Sadie Brenton.  The ceremony was performed in Christ  Church by Rev. C. C. Owen.  The heavy electric storms prevailing  in the district last week were somewhat  demoralizing to the telephone system.  The interior economy of Mr. Brad-  sh.-'Av's instrument at Fifteen Mile was  considerably disturbed.  The --heavy- rains in the valley on  Thursday and Friday last raised the  Similkameen river OA-er a foot and  gave the Hedley Lumber Company's  drive which is now below Bromley's  -a gratifying boost. The drive is coming along at the rate of a mile and a  half it day.  D. McCurdy, collector of Customs  ���������and postmaster in the lower Similkameen, Avas in toAvn on Saturday last.  The new.post office recently opened  there is proving a great coiiArenience  to residents in that part of the A'alley,  some of Avhom had to go fifteen miles  ���������for their mail for as many years.  Mr. L. G. MacHaffie, manager of the  Bank of B. N. A., and Dr. McEwen,  left on Saturday morning per cayeuse  on a trip to Vancouver, over the Hope  trail. They intended to do some fishing by the Avay���������in fact to have a little  of the simple life after the cares and  excitement of a year's sojourn in  Hedley.  There are persistent rumors apparently authentic, that the Midway and  Vernon railway charter has been transferred to either the C. P. R. or the G.  ���������N. Even if it should turn out to be so,  there is little likelihood of construction starting up just at present, owing  to the serious shortage of men, a condition likely to become worse instead  of better now that harvest time is so  near.���������Midway Star.  lb never rains but it pours. Hedley-  ites avIio have had to keep their grinders in shape as best they could since  the visit of Dr. Mathison in November  last, are now to receive abundance of  -attention, for in addition to the visit  of Dr. Eraser, who is now here, the.  announcement is made by Dr. Mathison to his patients in the Siniilkameen  that ho will be in Hedley in the last  week in July.  Mr. h. W. Shatford, M. P. P. left  on Sundav evening for the Coast to  obtain relief from his illness. He was  strongly urged by Dr. McEwen to go  three weeks ago, and it began to look  during the last few days of last week  that it was doubtful whether his  strength would be equal to the trip  out for he was in very bad shape,  His attacks each year are mostly in  the months of June, July and August,  and they are invariably connected  with residence in the dry belt which  leads to the supposition that some  plant is responsible for the trouble, i'or  as a rule he is not effected with it  elsewhere or at other seasons of the  year.  Orders'have been issued by the Gt.  Northern for active' construction up  the North Fork of Kettle River.to the  Pathfinder mine, and also southward  ���������from Republic. With the limited supply of men available it is not a fa\ror-  able outlook for securing sufficient  Avorking force to push work up the  Similkameen. Contractors never had  greater difficulty; to hold men than at  present and the starting of work at the  two points mentioned was evidently  with a view to keeping the Avorking  force, oil the V. V. & E. from getting,  scattered pending' the settlement of  the right ������f way difficulty here and  the completion of track-laying to Molson. Already many gangs oh this side  of the line have been paid off". Those  remaining don't Avant to be compelled  to move south as they would have to  pay duty on their outfits. Hence the  reason for Avork on North Fork, but  much good that will do for the Similkameen !     .���������' .'. -  Some of the more enthusiastic anglers in town contend that a fish ladder  should be placed in the dain at the  head of the flume up Twenty mile.  They are of the opinion that it is impossible for fish to ascend Avith the  dam in its present shape, and they  claim that if fish come up Twenty-mile  from the Similkameen to the dam and  cannot get up any farther they -will  cease coining. This is a point that it  would he well to look into. Piscicul-  culture is now pretty Avell understood  and by applying for information at  the proper source, this point could be  easily verified or set aside. It is a  matter of sufficient importance to forbid the existence of a doubt, and if the  dam does not now meet the requirements of the fisheries regulations, a  very small expenditure only would be  required to make it do so.  1:  i  S  i  i  | HOTE L  f H ED LEY  I. ���������:"������������������:        ' .  Under, New   Management  TUB' BEST PKoyiDlSD  IN KITCHEN AND BAB  AND KVEBY CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT  OF PATRONS.  G IB BO Nan d  Mcdonald  '.'..'���������- P. r o p'r ie to r-'s.  *  i  \  tf  I  tf  I  I  OOCOOOCiOOOeOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOtl  A FEW  FACT5  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Ltates Moderate.  A. Baknek, Prop.       Penticto.v, 1J.C.  HOTEL  METROPOLE  VANCOUVER, B. C. .  American  and European Plan.  Commercial Headquarters, and convenient to Business Centre,  Tlieatrcs,  Wharves  and Depots.  .Steam - Heated,   Electric - Liglited,  . Elevator and other modern  conveniences.  GEO.  L. HOWE, Proprietor  Abbot Street ,.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Mr. F. P. Howard begs to announce  to the people of Hedley and vicinity that  he will make regular weekly trips to town  with a supply of fresh fruit and vegetables  Reserve your orders for him..  ft fl. WRIGHT  BOOT &   SHOE  MAKER  HEDI_E>', B.C.  TRAVELLERS'DIRECTORY  M,\rr.s and Stacks in- tub Si.mu.icamkkx.  Hedley and Penticton Route.  AVclhy's Stage, currying mail and passengers,  loaves Penticton for Hedley at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving- in  Hedley at f������.:t0 o'clock same days.  Returning, leaves Hedley for Penticton at  7, a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Connecting each way at lCereineos with  Roycr's line for Boundary points.  Hedley and Princeton Route.  Rovcly's Stage leaves Hedley for Princeton  at 7 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Returning on Thursdays and Sundays.  Only the AVodncsday and Thursday stages  carry mail.  REV ELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phone li  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  ABOUT GROCERIES  and   DRY GOODS  ^ra^fcfeara������^a^r*fe'*atititfiatati������atii  S  I  S  K  at  *  K  at  at  *i  t  at  Great Northern  Hotel  A nou- house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other liotel in town. Tabic and  bar   first-class.   Hates  moderate.  PETERSON BROS & LIND.  Proprietors.  Fact I���������Our Store is the most attractive  in town and our stock is the  most complete.  Fact 2���������We are stocked with the very  best goods obtainable.  Fact 3���������We are up-to-date in all pertaining to our  business.  Fact 4���������We have one price for everybody, courteous treatment and  good service.  Fact 5���������We shall be pleased to have  you call and inspect our stock,  whether you buy or not.  Shatfords,  Limited  STORES AT  FAIRVIEW and  HEDLEY  ������������$  ^b*D^B*P*ClWP'  >^t ^^^a^^ ***b***������������������**^^  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S.   F.  &  N.   RY.  Daily  Leave  MIDWAY  !U;-> a. ill.  Sl.l'i  II.Ij") a. in.  Spokane, Seattle,  Everett. Bolling-  liam, Vancouver.  A'ictoria and all  Coast points. __  Spokane.  Kornic.  Winnipeg. St. Paul  Minneapolis   Grand Forks, Republic. Marcus  Daily  Arrire  Keremeos New Town site  Now On the Market. =  The V. V. <fc E. Railway .Station will be in the  centre of the town.  Now is the time to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the \*alley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just a few.  left.   Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $ioo, $200  and $250  t, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  aio p. m.  (1.10 p. 111.  U.lo a. 111.  Xortliport.   Koss-  land. .Nelson  II.In a. in. ! [Casio. Sandon  (S.IO p. 111.  (i.10 p. 111.  (i.10 p.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  7  ORIENTAL LIMITED" O  Daily   Overland   Trains      u  From Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago  and  all  points   east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call   on  or address  C. E. Preston,  Agent, Midway,  B.  C  S.  G. Yerkes,  A. P. A..  cattle. Wash.  BANNEN & SMITH  General Blacksmiths and  Horseshoers  HEDLEY,       - -       - -       B. C  IMGDOUOall & 60'S  LIVERY, FEED 8 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  ���������ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Good Horses and Hies and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished, to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  I WHEN    ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE    GAZETTE THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JULY   12,   1906.  READS LIKE RUSSIA.  Continued from First Page.  must l-eturn to New Zealand, in order  to comply with the strict letter of the-  act. The shipping company which  had taken. Mr. Harper to San .Francisco had to bring him hack free of  charge, and the customs officials saw  that he went on board the Sonoma.  "My troubles are now OA-er," thought  Mr. Harper,'hut not so.    When  the  Sonoma reached Honolulu he was told  he was wanted on deck.    To quote his  own words : T was 'wanted' all right,  for on goingr up on deck I found two  policemen with a patrol wagon on tlie  wharf,   waiting  to   take   me  to   jail.  This,   I   found, was according  to the  orders of the captain, who was afraid  I .might cleai- out, and Jet Jiim in for a  heavy flue.    I refused to get into the  van, and  was  thereupon  marched to  the prison, a quarter of a. mile .away,  where I was placed in a yard���������a "detention yard' I think they called it���������  with a large number of prisoners, including Chinese, Japanese and others.  I was also informed  that I must  be  searched, as I might commit suicide.  I replied that I had a couple of penknives  in  my   pockets, but they did  not take  them.    When  the   steamer  'Jeft 1 Avas again placed on board, and  here I am back in New Zealand, and  thank goodness, under the Union Jack  once more."   Mr. Harper intends leav-  ing for Vancouver about the  end of  December."  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  PROPERTY IN  Ha^Hai/ *s khe supply'point for the Nickel Plate inoun-  ��������� ���������vlllljj tain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects.    It is the mining and business  Make  Money  centre of the  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been-proven, by a ,  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and Avith the adArent of this l-oad,  which is assured in tlie near future, it Avill unquestionably  become a large and important city, and 'town lots Avill bring  big returns on money invested at the present-time.  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  ....        . .$400 to $600  Other Streets..    . .$200 to $400.  .... 1 d\iTld....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Mr. T. D. Pickard, of Vancouver,  was in town last Saturday.  A little rain fell on Thursday last.  This is better than the snow.  Born on-July 1st., at'White .-Lake,  to Mrs. Taylor, a daughter.  J. T. Prather, of Spring Valley, has  set out over 4000 cabbage plants, He  'most he expecting a.few Dutch immigrants,  Mr. and Mrs. Parkinson gave a dinner party on .Wednesday, in honor of  their oldest son's 5th birthday. A-  mong those present Avere Mis. D. M.  McDougall, Mrs. C. A, R, Lambly,  Mrs. D. Coristine, Mrs. A. D. Hardie,  Mrs. J. R. Brown, Miss Hazel McKen-  zie and Miss Bessie McDougall. The  younger generation was represented  by members too numerous to mention.  The Rev. A. H. Cameron has organized a Presbyterian Sunday school  Avith Mrs. J. P. McCuddy and Mrs. S.  D. Hine as teachers. The S. S. is held  in the morning. If held in the afternoon a larger attendance would be  noted as Fairview people are naturally  sleepy.  x\ll hero Avere pleased to hear of the  improvement in L. W. Shatford's condition and hope for speedy recovery.  Mr. and Mrs. Lambly, -Mrs. Parkinson, Miss McKenzie, Miss Phelps, Mr.  F. Phelps and three sons, Frank, Albert and Henry attended the Penticton sports and dance.  P. Mclntyre, of Cliff ranch had a  close shaA'e recently from sunstroke.  W. J5. Wei by Avas in town Friday.  W. B. Hine has been awarded the  mail contract on the Penticton-Fair-  view route,  One hundred and twenty odd signatures were obtained on the petition  for a mail line betAveen FairvieAV and  Oroville.  J. P. McCuddy's hotel at McCuddy's  was raided by vagabonds recently.  They took three doors down, and rummaged through the building, stealing  all tlie provisions they could find and  ended up by setting the place on fire.  After it burned the wall out in one  room they evidently thought better of  it and put the blaze out.  A tidy letter-head or bill-head commands attention from those with  whom you do business The Gazette  print-shon can fit you out in style.  For Those Who  Invest Now.  ===ssEPurehase a few Lots before the Railway Comes^====  For Full Particulars, Maps Etc.,     c  .''..''''��������� ' j      . ' -   '  -APPLY   TO���������  The Hedley City  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  Co'y, Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  GENERAL.  Whew! Its Hot!  When your collar climbs your neeU.  AVhen your clothes are wet and sticky.  AVIicn you drag your feet at a  uiile-a-yoar pace.  When life seems blank and your  toungu hangs out.  Then drink a. cool bottle of  GILLAN &. BRUN'S  CREAM SODA  or otlier  choice  aerated  beverages  put up afc Hie  Similkareveen  Bottling  Works  Mail orders promptly tilled.  Oroville Aroted 15 for and 3(5 against  incorporation. The successful party  elected forthwith a mayor and council.  In view of the large vote polled against  it, there is talk of mandamus proceedings forbidding putting incorporation  into effect. There is a big fight on  there between the old townsite and  new.  There are rumors afloat again in  Midway that the C. P. R. are getting  ready to begin construction westward.  The Star says that it is said to be the  intention ot the company to complete  its track as far as the river lit an early  date, and as soon as the Ioav water  stage of the river is reached will commence Avork on the much-talked-of  bridge, presumablv Avith the intention  of pushing construction Avest.  The Palmer Mountain Prospector in  its issue of June 29th, said : "To-day is  the longest day in the year." Doubtless some of the wiseacres who always  know how to run a paper better than  the editor, on reading this Avill say  "what an ignorant chap that editor  must be ! ", but each of the felloAvs on  the other papers who understand what  has happened will laugh good-naturedly at the little accident which might  as easily as not have happened to himself. That innocent little paragraph,  which had evidently been intended for  the issue before, looks sadly out of  place Avium it comes limping along a  week late. Local items, like individuals, must keep up with the procession  if they wish to avoid attracting undue  notice and would escape ungenerous  criticism. But the point Ave wish to  make is that the public should not he  too ready to jump at the conclusion  that typographical errors, either in  orthography, syntax or mathematical  geography, are the result of the lack  of educational training on the part of  the reporter or proof-reader. Possibly  over 95 per cent, of them are the result of accident pure and simple, and  the Avonder is that there are not far  more. Above all, editors ought to endeavor to he generous with each other  in such matters.  To make good bread you  must have good flour. If  you want the best bread  you must use the best  flour.  Ogilvie's  Royal  Household  IS THE FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.    Use no other.  at  at  at  K  at  at  K  *:  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  I  I  *>:  at  IK  at  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  flJjAVING   taken  the management  of  this Avell   known  house. Ave wish to announce to the public  that it Avill  be entirely  renovated and remodelled with new and modern  improvi.'ineuts. Special attention Avill be paid the dining room.  The bar Avill be stocked with the very best liquors and cigars.  tf  $  1  I  I  I  ������  5  ���������f  : FOR sale by:  SflflTFORDS, LIMITED  neclleu and Fairview  at  at  Try  l\\\\\\\\\  ���������������  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  ff  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  st  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  s  s  a.'  at  at  at  at.  at  at  st  at  at  at  st ���������  st  it  WHY  EAT  MUTTON  WHEN YOU  CAN GET  SPRING  LAMB?  PORK, VEAL and  First-Class BEEF  always   on   hand.  GAME IN SEASON  tf  I  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  3  tf  tf  tf  a  si  st  st  SI  3  st  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  %  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  g   McDermott ������> McArthur, Proprietors    &  H ft  at -tf  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  First  Class in  Every  liespect.     Commercial and  Mining:  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  PENTI6T0N  Liven Feed and cStaoe  STABLES  :   ESTABLISHED 1903 .  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying Iloyal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  -:0:  Special lligs for. Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :        :  -:o;  L-  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.

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