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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IL  No.. 28.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  OF COMMERCE  'Paid-lip Capital; $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,   TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONIy ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under... ���������.      3 cents  1   Over $5 and not exceeding $10     Scents '  ���������'   $10       " " $30. 10 cents  "   $30       " " $30    15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chattered Bank  . ' (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.  KECOTIAt_.il J\T A  FIX-D'haTE AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form' an excellent method of remitting small sums of money with safety  and at small cost.  Penticton Branch J. M. Christie, Manager.  IN CAMP HEDLEY  Official   Figures   Regarding  Last Year's Work.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  BARRISTER,  SOLICITOR,  NOTARY  PUBLIC,  COMMISSIONER,  ETC.  Gold Commissioner Reports  c ���������  And His Report Is Supplemented Bjr Im-  Sortant Data Obtained By Provincial  lineralogist from Thoroughly  Au-  .thentic Sources.  HEDLEY,  CHARLES _E. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  HEDLEY,  R. H. ROGERS,  RICH GOLDEN ZONE.  J. J.   Maries   Gives   Figures   of Values  Obtained.  M.A., B.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.','.  Vernon, B. C.  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        E. C.  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Power or Light  ���������Grand Union  ���������Hn-tefr-. ;-������������������ ���������-���������;���������--'���������  HEDLEY, B.C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER & GLADDEN  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:-  cross 4 ft.  4.34  "       4 ft.  8.15  "       8 ft.  7.17  8 ft.  13.44  "     18 ft.  9.93  "���������     18 ft.  17.30  Bit.  25.77  6 ft.  27.93  "3 ft 7 in  . 155.47  i new find  this year  MINES and  REAL.    ESTATE  HEDLEY, B.C.  JmS.GLmRK  lA/-atchrricikL*er-  HJEDLEY, B. G.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  CLAUDET & WYNNE  A8SAYKKS,  METAI.I.UHOISTS, AND  MINING KNGINKI'US.  B. C. J. J. Marks and Mrs.  Marks came  down from the Hummingbird on Tuesday, and chose for the trip the route  to he traversed by tlie new wagon  road. At present there is not even a  trail, and from the fact that Mrs.  Marks made the trip on foot and reached Hedley tolerably fresh and fit, it  does not indicate that the route of the  B. G. nenv l'0!Ul 1& so difficult as sonic would,  try to make out. Mr. Marks is quite  satisfied that the portion already completed is the most difficult of all.  There is still another mile that will he  sufficiently difficult to make slow  going, but after that all will be easy  and progress will be rapid. He is delighted with the grade of the portion  already built, and considers that the  care being taken to keep the grade  even and easy will save thousands of  dollars in freighting over it.  THE GOLDEN ZONE.  After finishing work on the Golden  Zone several weeks ago, a hard sampling was made of all the workings, and  returns have just been received from  O'Sullivan of Vancouver, who did the  assaying.   These are as follows :  1.   Sample  2.  3.  4. ���������������    .  5.  6.  7.  8.  9.  No. 9 is'from  and the value is silver, with  the  exception of $5 gold.  It is his intention to do more worli  on the Golden Zone group this fall  and winter, to follow up and ascertain  the extent of the body in the recent  discovery.  THE HUMMINGBIRD  GROUP.  The diamond drilling for this season  has been stopped on the Hummingbird,  but will be resumed in the spring with  a larger drill that will enable them to  go 1500 feet.    The last hole was pub in  about 000 feet,~giving a vertical depth  of 550 feet.    The result of the season's  drilling  has   been   most  satisfactory  and has put them   in   possession   of  much  valuable information.     In   the  last hole they  went through 400 feet  of andesite and had reason to believe  that    they   were   almost   through   it  when the limit of the drill's capacity  was reached.    Much ore was encountered, especially in the last few days'  drilling.   Something over 160 samples  of core will   be   tested   to   ascertain  values.     From   a   few   tests   already  made they have reason to expect satisfactory results.   With the information  obtained from  this  season's drilling,  they   will   await   the arrival   of   the  larger drill in   the  spring with  considerable   impatience,  to prove fully  and finally the   correctness *of#their  theories.        .  The Gold Commissioner says :  "The following work was done on  the properties of the Daly Reduction  Company, situated in the aliove camp  during this year:���������  "On the Nickel Plate 1,500 feel of  tunneling and 50 feet of raising was  done. On the Sunnyside mineral  claim, 500 feet of drifting, 120 feet of  raising, and 2000 feet of diamond drilling was done on the Nickel Plate,  Sunnyside and Bulldog claims. Stop-  ing was carried out in the Nickel Plate  during the yeai-, and open-cut work  was carried out on both the Nickel  Plate and Sunnyside properties. Prospecting was done cm all other properties owned by the company. A new  ore-storage pile and track were provided at the ore-bins. The amount of  ore mined and milled during the year  was : Nickel Plate, 17,437 tons; Sunnyside, 14,994 tons ; total, 32,341.  "Note by Provincial Mineralogist.���������  The YaleMining Company, operating  the Nickel Plato mine, and the Daly  Reduction Co., operating the mill in  conjunction therewith, have proved to  be among the most successful organizations operating in the Boundary  District, and practically the only one  operating with a stamp mill, concentration and cyanide plant combined.  The enterprise is considered .to'..be "of  sufficient importance to justify the reproductions of the plan and section of  the mill at Hedley which accompany  this report. -The'Provincial Mineralogist- is indebted to a mining engineer,  familiar with the district; foi- the following description of the mine and  plant:  "The Yale Mining Company oper-  "Tile Reduction Plant.  "There are two Pai-rel-type jaw-  crushers, one 10 by 20 inches, and one  6 by 20 inches, discharging by lielt  conveyor into an ore-bin holding 1,500  tons, then by Challenge suspended  feeders to the stamps. The stamps  weigh 1,050 pounds, and drop 100 times  a minute in narrow ���������Homestake' pattern mortals weighing about 8000  pounds, set on concrete blocks and  crush approximately three tons per  stamp, with 30-mesh screen, working  21 hours. This low duty is accounted  for by the ore. being very html and  tough, and not crushing as freely as  straight quartz ore. This duty can be  brought up to four tons per stamp by  crushing finer with the rock breakers.  "Free gold ranging from 25 to 50%  of the assay value is caught on plates  51 inches wide 'by 10 feet long, and  from the plates the pulp goes over  Frue vanners (eight vanhers have* been  added since drawing was made), recovering about 30% of the gold contents in concentrates, and the balance*  goes to the cyanide plant, consisting  of twelve settling and leaching tanks  34 feet diameter by six feet deep, four  conical bottom slime tanks, with 10-  foot staves and 30 feet diameter, with  bottom sloping 20" from horizontal,  two gold and two sump tanks 30 feet  diameter by 10 feet deep, and the  usual zinc precipitating room and  cleanup. The original estimate of the  ore was based on a gold assay value of  $12 per ton, but the extraction has  exceeded this amount. The concentrates range from two ounces to 1(5  ounces per ton. Owing to the isolation of the plant from transportation,  it was designed with a view of adding  re-grinders, and completing the cyanide plant, after operating the mill  the first year.  "The extraction averaged about 89%  of the assay value of the ore up to the  hitter part of 1905.  "With a view erf introducing tube  mills for re-grinding the tailings from  the vanners before cyaniding, the following tests were made by Mr. Brown,  the mill superintendent at Hedley,  from March to July, 1905 :  IMPORTANT MASONIC EVENT  Hedley Lodge   No.    43, A. F. & A.  Duly Constituted.  M  With,the visit to Hedley, last week,  of It. W. Bro. John High man, under  special commission from the Grand  Master, to constitute the new "lodge  here, Hedley Lodge completed the  probatoiiiiry stage of its existence and  now has full standing with others in  the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of  British Columbia'. The impressive ceremonies of constitution and dedication  lieing completed and the officers duly  installed by the D. D. G. M., the lodge  assumed its duties which, being concluded in due form, all sat down to a  spread provided by J. E. Gibbon of the  Hotel Hedley.  The chair was then occupied by" A.  Megraw, W. M. of Hedley Lodge,  with R. W. Bro. Highman unci W.  Bro. J. D. Brass on his right and \V.  Bros. Cameron and Duffy, past-masters on his left, while members of  Hedley Lodge and visiting brerthien  lined the banquet table.  The toasts were "The King and the  Craft," "The Grand Lodge of British  Columbia," responded to by R. \V.  Bro. Highman ; "visiting brethren,"  by W. Bros. Cameron and Duffy and  others : "Hedley Lodge." by the Wardens, Bros. Fraser and Shier and by  W. Bro. Brass ;. "affilianls," by Bro.  W. E. Burritt and "The Ladies" by  Bros. Stewart and Barnes, ��������� when a  very pleasant function was brought  to a clohc bv all singing "Auld Lang  Svne."  Hedley Lodge starts out with bright  prospects and a determination to folr  low faithfully the ancient landmarks  and maintain the high standard of  Masonry required within the jurisdiction of the. Grand Lodge Of British  Columbia.  LABOR DAY SPORTS.  A Fairly Representative Meeting Chooses  Energetic Committee to Take  Celebration in  Hand.  'Slimes treated by Cyanide.  Tons of  Slimes*.  Assay value.  per ton.  Ozs.,. au.  Gold  recovered.  Ozs., an.  '      Tailings  value.  Ozs.. au.  Extraction  per cent.  Lot No. 1   -   ���������   ������       2......  ,.       4   11       5.....  e   7   ...  lOO'  100  100  100  100  25  100  0.18  0.30  0.17  024  0.30  0.25  0.371  16.00  25.30  13.00  21.50  27.00  5.13  47.05-  0.020  0.047  0.040  0.035  0.030  0.045  0.040  88.88  84.33  76.47  89.58  90.00  82.00  89.31  Total   625  0.2587  $5.17  154.98  $3,099.60  0.0334  $0,668  87.10  ates the mines, and the Daly Reduction Company the mill, water-power,  electric railway, and incline tramway,  telephones, etc.  "The Mines.  "The ore occurs as a crushed or  breceiated zone of quartzite between  andesite eruptives in the Nickel .Plate  claim, and at the south end of the  zone the ore is clearly a limestone  altered to a very silicious ore. Ore-  chutes have been opened up along this  ore zone for a distance of" over 4.000  feet, unci the ore averages 50 feet in  width. The ore occurs native in the  brecciated quartzite and in the arsenical pyrite in grains from the size ot a  pea clown to microscopic particles.  There appears to be more native or  free gold in tho quartzite ore than in  MINKS   AND   .MIM.S    EXAMINED,  SAMPLED    AND    IU-H'OltTl-.D    ON.  .Saiii-iles   by  mail  receive  ln-ompfc  attention. Oonosiioncleiieesolicited.  IT. IT. C'l.AUDKT,  ROBSTjAND.  L. C. Wynne.  PlUNCETON.  Shatfords Limited who are agents  for the Mason <te Risch piano put in a  fine instrument last week.  The Government will call, at once,  for tenders for the erection of lock-up  and school-house at Hedley.  Word from the coast states that L.  W. Shatford M. P. P. is very much  improved in health and may return in  two or three weeks.  the altered limestone ore, though it is J fetft diameter.  probable flint the gold is in much finer  particles   in   the   latter.     Gold   also  occurs as a telluride,   while andesite,  which is the main eruptive rock of the  district, appears to be responsible* for  the ore-bodies. Narrow quartz porphry  dykes, usually  vertical or  nearly so,  occur in   the  ole-hoclies,  cutting  the  quartzite and andesite, and may have  played an important part in the mineralization. I  "The ore is mined by the open cut!  or .'glory hole' method and stopes, is  loaded directly into two-ton cars and  hauled bv electric locomotives to the  head of the gravity tramway, where it  is lowered in six-ton skips to the mill.  This  incline'   or   gravity tramway  is  about 10,001) feet in length, and drops  nearly 4.000 foot   between   terminals,  requiring four men to operate it.  "The normal capacity of the mill,  with 30-mesh screens, is 3,000 tons per  month, and by using 20 or 25-mesh the  capacity could be increased to 4,000  tons, and the extraction with re-  grinders could be brought up to 95%.  As no filter press was available de-  cantation only was used, which gave  lower results than could have been  obtained with them.  " Power Plant  "This consists of a four by four-feet  Hume, three miles long, with a. grade  of 1-10 of one per cent., or 5.28 feet per  mile, giving a head of 400 feet at  power-house.  "There is a Rand compound air-  compressor with air cylinders 17 by 28  inches in diameter by three feet stroke,  direct connected   to  water-wheel,   16  "There is four miles of 0] inches  diameter pipe-line, carrying the coin-  pressed air at 100 pounds pressure to  the mine.  "There is one 100 K.W., A.C. generator, 2,200 volts, three-phase transmission, direct connected to water-  wheel, which furnishes power for  lights and for the electric railway,  where a 50 h.p. motor generator fur  nishes a 500 D.C. for the road."  Come to Hedley for Labor Day.  Barney Guest returned last week  from the coast whether he had ridden  over the Hope trail. He sold his horse  down there, and being unable to get  another that would suithini, he walked  back, While in Vancouver he obtained employment in the Brittannia mine  and is going thei-e shortly.  The meeting called for Friday evening last, in Fraternity Hall, to arrange  for Labor Day sports, was a fairly representative gathering. R. G. Shier  was appointed chairman of the meeting, and A. Megraw secretary.  Jno. Love, as chairman of last year's  committee presented the following report:  "We your committee, appointed at  public meeting held July 23rd of last  year, beg to report for the Labor Day  celebration as follows : Our total subscription }ist amounted to $908. Of  this amount $32 remains uncollected,  making subscriptions paid $876. The  entrance fees amounted to $165, making a. total of $1,041 available for  prizes and expenses. A summary of  expenditure's will show :  Cash prizes $770.00  Expenses,   including   fireworks  219.93  Account, W. P. Rodgers...    37.25  This last was an account due W. P.  Rodgers from sports in .1904 ; leaving a  balance of $7.83.  "Herewith find balance sheet, auditor's report, programme, prize list,  vouchers, etc., all of which is respectfully submitted."  As the result of sundry motions, a.  committee was named, but its numbers made it altogether too unwieldy and for that reason impracticable. It was then decided that the  easiest way out of the difficulty was to  rescind these motions appointing  various parties on the committee, and  consider them as nominations from  which a committee of five be. elected  bv ballot, and said committee to have  power to add to their numbers. A  ballot being taken, it was found that  the committee thus elected were J.  McKinnon, Nickel Plate; Jno. Love,  L. G. MacHaffie, R. G. Shier and A.  Winkler from town.  The satisfactory, clean-cut statement  of last year's sports submitted by the  committee of 1905, was appreciated  thoroughly by the meeting and will  no doubt help out very materially in  obtaining contributions for this year's  sports. When citizens know that a  thoroughly responsible committee  have the handling of their funds and  that all will be strictly accounted for,  there is much more encouragement to.  give liberally. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JULY   20,    1906;  closely in touch with this prov-  | ince, and it is hoped that the  j press iii British .Columbia will  j not cease to h-ami her forlarg'ely  ' i lie reused ��������� appropriations: to  enable the work to be carried  ] on as it should  be.  There  is,   however,    another  ~���������| phase of tlie question tliat  it  j would be-well to notice  in  this  ,$2.oo I connection, and that is the part  six Months... i.eo which  may' be jilaybd. by  the  Advertising Rates j province;   lor 'utter all,   while  the Geological Survey is a federal concern there is ii sense in  which responsibility rests on  the province as well. Those of  us who have resided in the interior and have had occasion to  test tlie accuracy of maps issued  under authority of the Department of Lands and Works,  know how often these are riot  to be relied upon. It therefore  seems only reasonable that each  province should have reconnais-  ance surveys Avitli travei'.se lines  run by its own surveyors so that  maps prepared by the surveyor-  geuei'ai and issued by authority  of the Lands and Works Department should be reasonably  accurate, and these would faeil-  i itate very materially the work  ! of field : geologists and enable  the men of the Geological Survey to accomplish more" work, .j  Even to prospectors it is often a;  serious matter when they risk j  their very lives on the accuracy j  of maps that may play them  false. ��������� ,-.���������������������������  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  is u'. ii Thursdays, by the Hkdi.ky G.v/.kit.  I'l-I.VTINCi AND ri.-III.ISHI.N'C: t'O.MI'A.VV,  l.iMi'i'KO,   at  Medley,  H. ('.  Subscriptions in Advance  l'tl- Vt'HI'  Measurement. 1-lines to the inch.    "   ,  Lund Notices���������C'ertilleutus of iinproveinent. <-U-.  !?T:(KI fen- (iO-dny notices, and Sn.OO furSO-day  notices. '  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding cine  ineli. $1.1.0 for one insertion. 2,r> (.-cuts for  each siitisei'iiunt insertion-..- Over one ineli.  1(1 cents per line for first- insertion and ..  cjnts per line Cor each subseqilentinsoitior.  Trai'siouts payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month.  Sl.'/Jo; over 1 inch and np to I inches, $1.10  per inch purmontli. To constant advertisers  tn UinjtJT larger' space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, bused on size of space and 'length  ��������� of time.  Advertisements will he chan<-;ed once every  in'oiitli if advertiser desires, without any extra.  charge, for changes oftoner than once a month  tlie   price of composition  will  be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the ollioc by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  MEGRAW,  Managing Editor.  An Appeal to Naturalists  The Natural History Society lias  undertaken the 'work-of'establishing a  Wild Flower Garden in this city. We  have secured a most eligible site in  Beacon Hill Park, and the City Authorities have promised to make us!  two small rocky ponds.  Our aim is to seen re a representative  collection of the many beautiful wild  flowers and shrubs native to this province.  We now appeal to anvonc who is interested in the flora of his particular  locality to help us. We want this  Fall only those subjects that will thrive  on rocks and in dry situations, as we  shall not have water untilnext season..  Our funds are limited and we cannot offer to pay for plants; but will-  gladly pay freight charges. Tt is a  labor of love oh our part, and we shall  be glad'to hear from anyone able and  willing to help lis in the   good  work.'  Edav. Alex Wallace.  Victoria, B. C, July 20th  Pres.  Full Moon  ���������-���������th.  Last (piar.  mil.  1������:k;  J U L Y  New Moon  21st.  First qnar.  astn  1900  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  lo  ���������)���������>  29  9  2H  m  ii  10  17  24  31  11  IS  12  19  20  0  ia  20  27  14  21  28  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings shpw-  GEOLOGICAL SURVEY SHIFTED.  The -Geological   Survey   Department lias been "transferred  from the Department of the Interior to  that of Inland Revenue.   This will bring it under the  supervision   of  the' Hon.   Win.  Templeman and does not necessarily mean that  it  avi'11  cause  (as it should not)  any abridgement oi; the powers  heretofore  exercised by the director of the  Geological Survey.   On the other hand.it is to be hoped'that it  may mean that greater interest  will henceforth be taken in this  important  work.    In   the  iDast  the Geological  Survey  has accomplished much for Canada in  encouraging colonization and in  development, of .the resources of  the country.    It has  had directors of exceptional  merit and  ability, and  it  lias  had  others  who, perhaps,-required  a  spin-,  although it is  not always  safe  -nor  just  to  condemn   without  .full knowledge of  the  circumstances.   Geological exploration  is always supposed to.go ahead  of  capital,  and   investors    can  reasonably    claim    that     they  should not be asked to risk their  money in  the  development of  the mineral resources of a country before the Government has  done any tiling to   assure  them  of a reasonable hope of success.  But had  capital   waited in   this  province   until   the  ing   temperature,'  etc.,  for the  week  ending July 21st   :  ���������  AT THE  "MINE.  Maximum       'Minimum  July 15  ..          82        ..        55  16  ..'..���������       77        ..        52  ���������   17        .    74        .         50  18  71        ..        40  19  ..69       ..       47  20  ...         78       ..       54  21  .....'���������    80        ..        47  Rainfj  ill for week   .15 inches  AT THE  MILL.  Maximum        Minimum  lo  92        .'.-      59  10  93        ..        59  17  91        ..        58  18  91    ... '     59  19  So      "���������...      56  20  S4        ....   56  21  - 94 ,.'..'     5S  NOTICE.  Geological  Survey had furnished investors  witii data upon which to work,  very little development of the  mineral resources of the province would have been undertaken. Instead, we find the Geological Survey [-arties (and there  is no fa nit to be Found with  them for it) burrowing in tin*  shafts, tunnels 'Mid prospect  lioies that in many cases have  been put down by unfortunates  who. in doing- so. expended their  last dollar,    it is triu;   that   the  Boundary papers are  trying  to make themselves believe that  t the Midway & Vernon is to   be  | built this year.    All the reason  j advanced for taking so rosy  a  I view  is  that the    charter has  been disposed of to either the  C. P. R. or G. N.'R'   Now there  is  an   alarming    indefiniteness  about  that.     Neither does the  mere fact of purchase by either  the G. P. R. or G. N. R. companies  necessarily mean that the buyer  must build forthwith.    Both of  those roads have more building  projects on hand than they can  find men to carry out.   The  M.  & V.  people,  of course,  might  stipulate a condition, but conditions are not often  taken  seriously from the fellow who is in  the iast ditch.    If  the G.N. R.  is the buyer,  the  road, will  be  built as soon as  they can  find  time and men, neither of which  seem   plentiful   with  them  at  present.     If it is  the G. P. R.  they might shove things along  pretty lively as far north as the  mouth of Wilkinson. Creek, but  from there, they would- be very  apt to dodge  off westward  to  Penticton and leave the rest of  the route  for  after  consideration.    The M. & V. people hav  made a bad mess  of things.     Ill | Chief Commissioner of Lands and  1Qu9 Hiov L.-������rl i^omdo wA\r\ r.m-iLl I permission to purchase eighty acres of land for  J.������J-_. the,>   UrlCl people  WHO COUICl   rangC pm-poscs as follows: Commencing at the  and Avould build the  road,  1    ' ' ~*     ���������-���������-���������*-���������--���������-��������������������������� <��������� ������������������-���������--  Ambrose MeDcrmott intends to apply to the  Hoard of Licence Commissioners for the Nicola  Licence District, for permission to transfer the  licence for the Commercial Hotel to Cawston &  Edmond. .'������������������-'��������� 28"i,  NOTICE.  SIXTY DAYS after date I intend to apply  to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  works for permission to purchase 40 acres of  land, situated in the Yale Division of Yale  District, commencing at the northeast corner  of lot'flil and running 20 chains cast, 20 chains  south. 20 chains west and 20 chains north to  point of commencement, for grazing purposes.  CiiAiu.i-'S DkBaukow.  Granite Creek, J\ Russull, Agent.  (1th June, liXHi. 2(i-3l  NOTICE  There came to my-place about April 1st one  bay mare, weight about J100 lbs., branded ( F* )  on right stifel. 3 white feet, small star in forehead.  Owner may have same by paying charges and  proving property.  25-4 V. ii. BOONE,  Fairview, B. C.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY  GIVEN    that sixty  days after date I intend to apply to tho  - -      - * Works for  didn't know how to treat  but  them.  The Dominion House which  prorogued about a fortnight  ago, discovered just before prorogation that a curious oversight had been made in the  drafting of tlie Lord's Day Observance bill which had not  been made to cover the Yukon.  This, however, shouldn't matter  much, as Yukoners generally  please themselves in such matters any way. '  northwest corner of section thirty, township  50 in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District,  (Similkameen Land according District); thence  east 10 chains; thence south 20 chains; thence  west 10 chains ; thence north 20 chains.  Dated at Fairview this oth of June A. D. l!)0(i.  22-i) RICHARD RUSSELL  NOTICE  SIXTY DAYS AFTER DATE, I intend to ap-  - ply to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands &  AYorks for permission to purchase* tlie following described laud: Commencing at a post  marked !-'. Daly's northeast corner, thence running 20 chains south 10 chains west. 20 chains  ! north, lo chains east to point of commencement and covering the X. W. i of the S. W. |of  Sec. l.'i Tp. 52 and containing SO acres more or  less.  Keremeos B. C,.') line iltli l!)tM>  22-!) K. DALY  NOTICE.  The by elections   in   East   Elgin   and    North    Renfrew   are  iikeiy to take place in   September,    in the latter constituency j  the Conservative   candidate   is I  son of the late member, the late i  Hon. Peter  White,   and  cousin j  of Dr. R. B. White of Penticton. i  ���������fVrOTICE is hereby-.'.  ���������*���������*    date f intend to  ���������iven that sixty days after  apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission  lo purchase one hundred and sixty acres in tlie  north <-iist corner of Section ''5, Township 55,  Similkameen District.    Ik-quired for range.  _'~!l SA1IUKI.1). UIXK.  Fairview. ������.'('. .Line II, I'M).  Ca ill pbell & Sh ier  1 e n 's   F urn is hi n g s   S t o re  OUTING SHIRTS  With fancy -silk stripe, -.double collar,  extra large  size;   English  make.        ���������-.  NEGLIGEE SHIRTS  In very neat patterns, pleated fronts, the W'.G.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.  WORKING MEN'S SHIRTS  moleskin,  In   ginghams,  sateen  BOYS' PANTS  flannelette  and  Price 75c to  black  $1.50.  Injfancy tweeds, worth Soc and $1.00,  them out. at   -   -   -  ���������-   -  Clearing  65 cts:  Campbel 1 & Shier, Hedley, B. C.  HOTEL :SIMILKflMEEN    fVEDk&y,  B.  G. ������������������  sveta*-"  LEADING  tiOTfcL  This  house  is  new and strictly first class  in  every respect,   being equipped with all  electric  light,   tele-  Rates moderate.  modern conveniences  phone, baths, etc.  McDERMOTT,  NOTICE.  appropriation:-  Avere altoget.  )C  life)!' the Avork  :��������� inadequate, and  tliat the capabilities of the Sur-  A'ey Avere circumscribed in consequence of this. Perhaps, if the  AvhoJe truth Avere knoAvn, the  greatest credit should given to  them for accomplishing as much  as they have done, with the  very limited means at their disposal ; but it is hoped that a uoav  era in this respect has been  reached. The Survey is now in  a new department of the public-  service with a new minister,  Hon. Win. Templeman, to furnish the sinews of war, and a  new director, Mi:. A. P. LoAve, to  dispose the forces in the field.  In this it has been brought more  CMXTY DAYS AI-TKR DATK, I intend to ap  vJ    ply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands  and Works for permission lo purchase Kid acres  of land described as follows:   Commencing at u   ��������� 1 |)0s( ni;,..-^,!   -.-,  Corrigan's  northwest corner,  .Monday morning in  J'into's  lie-Id ,-,   New ! thence running cast: III chains,  south-10 chains.  Era watch.    Owner   limy  have  same  by | west-10 chains, north-10 chains to point, of corn-  calling nt thoUazette Ollicc. proving property j meiiecment and being the X. W. \ of Section 17  and paying for this ad. { Tp. 51.  Dated at Keremeos .June !'th 1'HKi  ������������������������������������.Ml 10. COR I IK! .AX  oN  WATCH  FOUND  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  BOXES KRACTIOX Mineral Claim, situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of A'ale  District.'   AVherelocatod:- C'ani|i Hedley  TAKK NOTICE that I, ('lias. doKiois Green,  as agent for Peter Scott, Freo Miner's  Certificate Xo Bolltt, intend sixty dnys from  date hereof, to apply to tlie Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 87, must be commenced before issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of July, A. D. 1900.  2S-9  C. de B. Green  SiMILKnMBEN  VALLEY  Proprietor.  ���������MM-^'.-Jimm-Bk'*]^  eremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE (������b REITH, Proprietors.  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  SPOKANE Mineral Claim, situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of A'ale District.    Where   located:-   Camp Medley.  *-pAICE NOTICE that I. Charles do Blois  ���������*��������� Green, Kreo Miner's Certificate Xo.  B.-)()23, for myself and as agent for J. Cory, Free  Miner's Certificate No. U(Mi[, intend sixty days  from date hereof, to apply to tho 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, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of June, A.D. HlOli.  Ode B.GREEN  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  NOTICE.  -THE POXTIAC COLTER MIX ES, LIM1TED  x (Non-personal liability) hereby gives notice that it intends after three months from  the date hereof to apply to the Lieutenant-Governor for an Order-in-Council changing the  name of the said Company to the " iveremeos-  I'ontiae Mines, Limited," (Non - personal  liability).  Dated at Rossland, B. C, 23rd May WOfi.  19-3m . AVM, II. DANBY  SkCHETjVUY  NOTICE.  TVTOTICE is hereby given  ���������"    date! intend to apply  I  that (10 days after  ......   to tlie. Honorable,  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works,  for permission to purchase 120 acres, more or  less, situated in the Sintilkameen Division of  A ale District. Commencing at a point at the  North west corner of L. X. Ritchie's land, applied to purchase, thence east 20 chains to Dog  Lake, thctiee north along Dog Lake (JO chains,  thence west to Indian Reserve lino, thenco  south along Indian Reserve lino to point of  commencement.  Wlvl. RlTCJlIIK, J.K.  RorJas. Ritchie, Agent.  Dated at Snmmcrland, May 12,1000. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JULY 20,   1906.  Town and District.  Dr. Fraser, dentist,- went out on  Wednesday.  H. W. Yates started on Tuefeday  lnorniiu** for the Const. He was going  to ride over the Hope ,trail.     f r  '  The Lahor Day Sports' Comm&tee  are getting their plans in order for the  celehration here on Septeinher 3rd,  Five Canadian riflemen were in se-  ��������� cond stage foi- the King's prize at Bis-  ley. One, Hay hurst Avas in the last  stage.  Twenty Mile has heen falling rapidly during the. past few Aveeks., A  short distance south of the bridge the  ��������� creek bed is dry.  ���������  W: T. Atherton is again  connected  with the Hotel Similkameen.'   It is  'understood-thathVhas also a, half interest in the new hotel at Princeton.  Rev. R. "W.  Hihhert goes to Kcre-  , meos for Sunday next,, and will also  take  the first Sunday  in  August at  _ Kerenleos. : His next service hi  Hedley Avill he on August 12th. '    "  Dr. R. Mathison has gone on a professional trip to the Similkameen, and  ������������������..���������will go from there to the Coast for a  holiday.    He will he gone a couple of  '" months.���������Greenwood Ledge.  Mr. and Mrs Mclntyre and child ac-  - companied the party of Hedleyites to  Keremeos   on  the   12th,   hut,   unfortunately, their names were overlooked  by us in our last issue.  Mr. J. Lancaster of Phoenix, and  W. Wilson of Greenwood came in on  Sunday night and started for Bear  Creek on Monday morning.. Mr. Wilson, is connected with Pat Bums & Co.  They Avill examine properties in which  Mr. Wilson is interested.  Oroville is butting in on Lahor Day  sports. They have formerly heen in  the. habit of holding a fall race meet,  but this year they are holding it on  Lahor DaA' notwithstanding the fact  that since the completion of railway  construction, little or no lahor is now  employed there.  Oly Carlson who has heen in the employ of the Daly Reduction Co. since  October last left for Wyoming on  Wednesday's stage. Oly made many  friends while in Hedley. He never  pretended to know, it all, and yet was  found to be much more capable than  many Avho did.  Mr. C. B. Bash returned from Bear  Creek on Sunday. In addition to his  great interest in- mining properties,  Mr. Bash is an enthusiastic botanist  and is considerable of an authority on  the wild flowers of British Columbia.  During his trip up to Bear Creek he  ran across some rare ones that were  new. to liim and he brought away a  few samples among which were new  species of each of the tritium and  fox-gkwe families, and he had a nice  bunch of blooming Scotch heather almost as healthy-looking as that from  Jimmy Riorchvn's "heathery knoAves"  of Riordan Mountain.  Re\*. A.  H.  Cameron  of Keremeos  was in town last Thursday and took  in the  Masonic function of constitution   and dedication. of   the . .Hedley,  Lodge in which  function he  ably assisted the D. D. G. M., for Mr.' Cameron is a-n old and esteemed member of  tlie  craft,   holding pastmaster's rank.  A most interesting feature of this visit-  to Hedley Avas his meeting Avith R. W.  Bro. Highma.n with whom he had been  associated in Masonic work in the pro-'  vince of Alanitoba, both hiiving taken-  prominent part as charter members in  the founding  of Boissevain   lodge   in  Manitoba   over    twenty  years   ago.  Neither knew  of  the  other  being in  this country,    and  their meeting   in  Hedley was unite a  pleasant surprise  to both.  Walter Harvey Weed, of the U. S.  Geological Survey, Avho has been  spending a week at Hedley. went out  on Monday morning. .It was generally understood that his visit to Hedley was under a special commission  from the principals of the Yale Mining Company and Daly Reduction Co.  to examine into and report on  geolo-  Mr. Fred. Wrhite of Hedley,  B. C.  who is visiting hh-juothcr, Mrs. G. W.  ��������� White. Patterson avenue.is entertaining informally to-night at dinner at  the Hotel  Victoriii.~-.OttM\vtf Citizen.  E. D, Boeing had the ill-luck to get  a nasty tall during his fishing expedition. A slippery rock was the cause  of the accident and the. rock upon'  which he lit made, a very' uncomfortable pillow.  The Hedley Lumber Co's drive  reached the old mill last week. The  river intervening between there and  the new location is stream that they  have never driven before but is not  likely to give much "trouble, and although the water has now got down  quite low, there. Avill be no difficulty  in getting down abundance of the  smaller and medium sized logs to keep-  going all summer, and by the time the  others are needed there Avill -he a bigger stream to bring them down.  H O T E L "  HEDLEY  Under1   New   Management  M. J. HENRYS  SEED  NURSERIES and  HOUSES.  THIS   HEST   PMOVIOEO  IN KITCHEN AND  BAB.  tf AND   1SVEB Y    CAMS  _? TAKEN FOB  THE COM-  X  _? FORT -OF I> A T K O X- S.  s.  f    "  |   GIBBON   an d  8. Mcdonald  _  _f Proprietors  *t'  ^^*^W^^'-^'a^^*B^^'^^^Tl^^^^^^*t^^^u'E^^^^^^^^^5^t^^^^^^^^  Large stock of Home Gkoavn Fruit  and Ornamental Trees now matured  foi- the fall trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast,  grown Garden, Field, and Flower  Seeds  in  Season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Whale  Oil Soap, Greenhouse Plants, Cut  Flowers, Bulb'* for fall planting.  We do business on our own grounds  ��������� have no rent to pay, and are prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before placing  your order.   Catalogue free.  M.   J.   HENRY  3010 Westminster Road,    Vancouver.  SECURE APRICOTS EARLY  As the crop is short.   AVill be in i-eg\i- ,  larly with  fruits  and  vegetables.  F. P. HOWARD  HOTEL  METROPOLE  VANCOUVER, B. C.  REVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  I  Your wants for Li\ cry or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phone 12. .  W.   F.   REVELY,   Proprietor  ABOUT IQRQCERJE5  4nd   DRY tl 0 0 DS  1'f.<U! '  American  and European Plan.  Commercial Headquarters, and convenient to Business Centre,  Theatres,  AY harves  and Depots.  Steam - Heated,   Electric - Lighted,  '"*���������    Elevator and other modern  conveniences.  GEO.  L. HOWE, Proprietor  Abbot Street  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  ���������tt * -ft * X  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  ������  i  te  at  at  k  at  K  at  at  at  K  at  k  at  at  at  ftf  at  ft?  at  _?  K  at  K  at  K  at  i  i  *i  r  Great Northern  Hotel  A new hoiisc containing more bed  room accommodation than. any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.    Rates   moderate.  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.  t  Fact 4���������We have one price for everybody, courteous treatment and  good  service.  c  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  tttt^&MSttt&ttZM80s^&n&tiMK&xtti^&a8rjttttzm&  J  ..verutliing New- and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the    Table.  PETER S0>r BROS & LIXD, , X  Proprietors. x  X  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S .   F.   &  N ,  R Y  Daily  Leave  gical conditions obtaining ii: this camp  and it is also pretty well understood  that as a- result of his examinations he  ���������was most faA-orably impressed. His  standing as a geologist is well known  to the scientific world, and especially  in the domain of economic geology  where the science relates to production of precious metals. Books which  he published make him an authority  on the subject. As one prospector  puts it, "His name would indicate  that he isn't up to much in the \rege-  table kingdom, but he's simply hell on  rocks."  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.  Try.  .vvvvvVWKSk.  CEYLON TEA.   ������.   Pure  and   Invigorating.  MIDWAY  S.U5 a. m.  !).1."> a. ill.  il.l:, a. in.  D.lr") a. m.  .Spokane. Seattle,  Everett. Bolling-  liain. Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points.   Spoknne,  Ferine.  Winnipeg. St. Paul  Minneapolis   Grand Forks, Republic. Marcus  Xorthport.  Ros  land. Xelson  ���������Daily  Arrive  (1.10 p.m.  'i.10 p. in.  Keremeos New Town-site  ���������->���������*". i  Now On the Market. =-  The V. V.  centre of the  & E. Railway Station will be in the  town.  Now.is the time to get.your lots, before the first  train comes up the A-alley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a feAv  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  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  0.10 p. m.  Ii.10 p. 111.  9.1 fi 11. in. I Kaslo. Snndon  (>.10 p. m.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  ?  "ORIENTAL LIMITED"  Daily   Overland   Trains  2  TRAVELLERS' DIRECTORY  Mails and Stages rx the Simu.icamkk.v.  Hedley and Penticton Route.  AVelby's Stage, carrying mail and passengers,  leaves Penticton for Hedley at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving in  Hedley at 0.30 o'clock same days.  Returning, leaves Hedley for Penticton at  7, a.m. on Mondays, AVcdnesdays and Fridays.  Connecting each way at Kercincos -with  Hover's line for Boundary points.  Hedley and Princeton Route.  Rcvcly's Stage leaves Hedley for Princeton  at 7 a.m. on AVcdnesdays and Saturdays.  Roturning on Thursdays and Sundays.  Only tho Wednesday and Thursday stages  carry mail.  From Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago  and  all   points   cast.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call   on   or  address  Preston,  Agent, 3 lid way.  C. E,  15.   C.  G. Yerkes,  A. P. A.,  Seattle, AVash  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  ���������ALSO���������  BANNEN & SMITH  General Blacksmiths and  Horseshoers  HEDLEY,       - -       - ~       B. C.  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming,  and good saddle  horses always on hand.  WHEN   ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE    GAZETTE THEHEDLEYGAZETTE, JULY   20,   1906.  .   A Fishing- Expedition.  Five   able-bodied   fishermen    from  Hedley went on a fishing expedition  last Saturday up Wolf Creek to some  lakes about three or four miles up the  creek from its mouth.   The party ���������consisted.' of Messrs. E. D. Boeing, R. G.  Shier,  Jno.  Love,' J. "J.   Irwin,   and  H.  H.  Messenger.    The camp equipment and the conunisary, particularly  the  latter,   contained   many  of   the  good things in life; ditto the medicine  ,   chest, which was judiciously, hut not  too lavishly, supplied with anti-snakebite.   A two-horse rig conveyed  the  force and its cquipineiitto;.Wolf creek,  after which the horses were.uiihitched  and their packs put on.   Then the fun  began.   One unimal, left for safe-keeping to the-charge, of the banker, suddenly took on ���������ymptoms resembling.  Mt, Vesuvius in eruption, and  breaking away from its dismayed guardian,.,  fandangoed through the brush, arousing    heart-burning   anxiety   in    the  breasts of those who trembled for the  safety of the medicine chest.    When  the horse was re-captured a council of  Avar was held and it was decided unanimously that owing to the great probability of many snakes,  the antidote  should lie immediately extracted from  the pack and carried by hand.   Camp  was made that evening cm one of tlie  lakes, and next morning by day-break  the party was astir with rod and line.  The lake was apparently full-of-fish,  but, it being Sunday morning and the  better   class   of   fish   having decided  opinions on  Sunday sports, declined  participating.    Only a few -squaw fish  were bagged, so it was decided to go  down to the river, which they did, and  were   rewarded   with  better success.  The credit of the biggest catch belongs  to Messenger.    This latter is generally,  conceded, but it is  still an  unsettled  point whether it is harder to  hold a  horse that is bucking all fours or one  that rises on its hind legs.   ���������  Is   A  Hedley  is the supply point for the Niekel Plate ihoun-..  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  centre of the  Similkameen  Make  Money  the new mining district which has already heen proven, by a  small amount of development work, to lie one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town cm the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; .and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ..  ... $406 to $600  Other Streets......   $200 to $400.  .... I d**M'Id.��������� ..  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who  Invest  Now.  ^s===Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes^='==-=.  F?or Rull i^-artioul-ars, Maps &tc,  GENERAL.  The death of Lady Curzon of Keddle  stone has cast a gloom in social and  official circles in England,  The Princess Victoria belonging to  the C. P. R. and acknowledged to be  the fastest boat on the Pacific Coast  sunk the. Chehalis which ran across  her bow.    Five lives were lost.  Jas. Cronin has resigned management of the Centre Star mines.  The amount of smoke in the air indicates that bush fires are preA-alent  in the district. One is said to be raging along the mountain tops to the  northwest of the town, but too far  back on the ranges to be visible; from  the toAvn. Notices are posted each  year Avarning the public to caution in  the iiiatt^r-^f- setting but fiies, and  specifying"fcli*_"'' penalty, but it seems  little use in obtaining the objects  sought and year after year serious  loss results to the province in valuable  timber destroyed. It begins to look  as if no stop will be put to this state of  affairs until constables are compelled  to exercise the same vigilance and persistence in finding out the guilty parties as are observed in the case of a  robbery or other felony iu most of  cases in which the loss is far less than  that resulting from one of these bush  fires.  rtH,F������_-"V   TO-  The Hedley City Towns!te Co'y, Ltd.  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY, B.C.  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknes. Prop,  HarATesting is in full swing. AU the*,  local ranchers report a shortage of  laborers. A force of S. O. L. Co. men  are now employed in putting up hay.  below town, with Alex. McDonald as  foreman.  The many friends of John Love will  be pleased to hear that he is going to  get "hitched up." One of Jack's brothers is going to run the store while  Jno. and the other person take a bridal  tour to Manitoba. Purely a case of  "Love."  Mrs. D. McKenzie, of Cliff ranch was  in town Saturday, shopping.  W. B. Hine, of Fairview, and Warwick Arnott, of Okanagan Falls, are  going to open a hotel at the Falls to  catch the tourist trade which is going  to come in the "sweet bye and bye."  J. W. S. Logie, of Penticton, Avas in  town on the 16th.  R. H. Parkinson, Avith a force, of  men, left for the Similkameen to survey a group of claims for the King  Edward Mines, Ltd.  Miss Hazel McKenzie visited Mr.  find Mrs. Greer last week.  Master Harvey McLellan, of Okanagan Falls, is visiting Master Henry  Phelps.  Mrs. D. McDougall and family moved  to their ranch, adjoining town, last  week.  J. R. Brown and Master Ian took a.  pleasure trip to Penticton last week.  To make good bread you "j  must have good flour.   If  you want the best bread  you must use the  best  flour.  s  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B. C.  I  ;  i  X  JU7AVING   taken  the   management   of  this Well   known *  house we.wish to announce to the public that it will *  he entirely renovated and remodelled with ne.Av and modern m  m  improvements. Special attention will be paid the dining room. -  The bar will he stocked with the very best liquors and cigars.  I  IS THE FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.    Use no other.  : FOR sale by:  SflflTFORDS, LIMITED  iledleij and Fairview  Taken eool draught inwardly  of any of our beverages.  IRON BREW  Is the most, wholesome, most  refreshing and most inviting  of all thirst, quenchers���������tastes  good and does you good,  SIMILKAMEEN BOTTLING  WORKS, : : HEDLEY, B. C.  Mail orders promptly filled.  O. WRIGHT  BOOT &  SHOE  MAKER  When   writing     Advertisers,     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Too late for hist week.  Miss C. Daly of Penticton is visiting  Mr. and Mrs. Greer.  Mr. C. W. Malum*- intends opening a  hardware store at Keremeos this fall.  Mr. Malum* has had several years' experience in that line, as he ran a store  at Carberry. Man.  Jos. Bromley celebrated the "glorious 12th" at Keremeos.  J. K. Robinson of Ben.Lomond ranch  passed through txnvn on his way home  from the Nickel Plate Mountain on the  12th.  Mr. R. H. Parkinson and children  are visiting her mother Mrs. Doweling  at Midway.  A meeting of the local Conservatives  was held on Sunday at the Stem-  winder.  At the school election, W. Hine was  elected trustee in place of D. Coristine  and R. S. Atkins re-elected auditor.  Miss Cook, teacher. Writes that she  is coming back in  August.  J. P. McCnddy came to town asking  for the ice man. His horses had run  off, leaving him to walk from, his  ranch to town. When lie got here it  was "McCuddy in the shade.''  '*.*^^<������������4.j*^^.j������-*W������'*^������������������*'*a*^?-ft  at'  K  at  at  at  at  at  at  ff  at  at  at  K  K  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  K  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  ������  i  it?  *:  st  at  $  at  K  at  *������;  I  i  t  st  _  WHY  EAT  MUTTON  WHEN YOU  CAN GET  SPRING  LAMB?  PORK, VEAL and  First-Class BEEF  always   on   hand.  GAME IN SEASON  & EDflOND  i  X  X  s  I  s  I  X  I  s  s  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  McDermott (2b McArthur, Proprietors  *������m*������*ww������������������iww������e������WMWMW������*������^^^  GEO. KIRBY, nanager.  First Class in  Every Kespeet.     Commercial  and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage   Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  PENTI6T0N  Livery, Feed and eStage  STABLES  ===z  ESTABLISHED 1903  =_z_r____=  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying  Eoyal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  :0:  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :        :  -:0:  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.

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