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Array >  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.  ���������No. 27.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1907.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED  1867  B. E. WALKER, President .'������������������..;,���������  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the'-.'���������Withdrawal ofthe whole or any portion of the deposit.  LOUIS HILL  SEES HEDLEY  President of Great Northern  ���������   Honors Similkameen  With a Visit.  DID VALLEY IN AN AUTOMOBILE  Arrives Unheralded���������Is Accompanied by  Chief Engineer Hogeland���������Stays  Night in Hedley and Inspects the  Nickel  Plate.  Penticton Branch, L. M. de Gex, Manager.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  BARRISTER.  SOLICITOR,  NOTjVRY*^ PUBLIC,   ETC.  ���������     Offices :  HI Scyniour St.  A^ANCOUVER,   B. C.  CHARLES iE. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  DOiAriNION     AND     PrOA'INCIAIj  ' Land Surveyor.  Orders mau be left at Gazette office.  HEDLEY,       :       :  .,���������:.'������������������    :       B. G.  BEGINNING TO FEEL AT HOME.  The V.V. & E. Settles Down to House-  Keeping at Keremeos.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIS T  (College of Liberal Arts)  Will report on geologic conditions in the  vicinity of Nickel Plato Mine, and Similkameen country generally. : : Dependable  and  disinterested reports furnished.  HEDLEY,  B, C.  Grand Union  Hotel ________  HEDLEY, B. C.  It is now a little over a week since  steel was laid into the yawls in Keremeos, and during that time they have  heen busy getting sidings laid down  and matters in ship shape, for regular  traffic. Four tracks have been laid  down the entire length of the station  yard and a Y is being put in.  As this will be the end of the steel  during the completion of grading operations to Hedley and Princeton,  ample proA'ision is being made for  tracking for materials:  The large steam shovel used by the  ballasting crew has been brought up  and placed in position in the big gravel  bank near the station. This shovel  can load a large flat-car in seven shovelfuls, and the one belonging to Stewart  &'Welch, Avhich Avas used in grading,  is a runt in comparison with it. A  large quantity of gravel will be taken  out of this bank, for in addition to the  ballasting, a considerable portion of  the grade to the south of the Armstrong bridge requires to be raised a  few feet.  There Avere many-doubting Thomases in Hedley on Tuesday forenoon  when news came over the wire from  Keremeos that: Louis W. Hill, President of the Great Northern had arrived there that morning in his private  car, accompanied by A. H. Hogc-lancl^  Chief Engineer of the Great Northern  system. It was a 'severe strain oh the  credulity, but in ten or fifteen minutes  after repeated assurances had been  received, the fact soaked in, and Hedley was prepared to believe that in  about an hour's time the -auto''.car  would reach here.  About 1:30 they came, and a few  minutes before and after luncheon at  the hotel Similkameen. they chatted  with sundry citizens, among whom  were L. W." Shatford, M. P. P., F. A.  Ross, General Manager Daly Reduction Co., C. A. Crawford, auditor, the  ���������President and Secretary of the' Board,  of Trade and"some of the* executive.  The President of the Great Northern  has a. pleasing personality, and Avhile  not voluble, at once puts those whom  he meets at ease. He is in the full  vigor of manhood, and above aA'erage  height and   weight,   Avith  full,  well-  CAMP  McKINNEY.  Stamp Mill Again in Operation on Cariboo Ore���������Other Leases Pending.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A.  MEGRAW.  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer.   Heal  Kstute.   JATincs,  Crown    Grunt's   Applied   For  Under   Land   Act  and  .Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & ijiiuciisliire Fire: Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.   C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:-  Civil & Mining Engineers  :o:-  vVUINES sxridL  HEDLEY, B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kales Moderate.  A. Baknks, Prop.       Penticton*, B.C.  This old camp which for years held  the distinction of containing British  Columbia's fhst dividend-paying lode  mine*, but Avhich for the past three  years witnessed a cessation of operations, after having for a decade paid  handsome profits to its owners, is again  the. scene of active operations. For  something over a Aveek the stamp mill  has been running and machine drills  are at work in the stopes.  The present operators are the leaseholders,   most   of   whom   belong   to  Phoenix, B.C.    Some inside knowledge  of mine conditions at the time of suspension  of operations,  added  to the  splendid record  of its  operations between April, 1S9-1,   and January, 190-1,  led  them to  take  the lease.    During  the ten years that the Cariboo was in  operation it produced $1,750,000 in bullion,   under very adverse conditions,  and of this, paid in dividends $559,000.  With  better transportation facilities,  the cost of getting in freight and shipping out concentrate's should be con-  I si durably lessened.    The lease-holders  | began unwatering the mine in January  last, which took something over three  months to complete.     At present IS  men are at work, and  the  producing  stage has again been reached for them.  One handicap  that has been apparent  since the  lessees  took  hold  is seen in  the  worn out condition of the  plant.  To this  was due  largely  the greater  length  of time  taken   in  unwatering  the mine than the lessees had counted  on, and it is seen   clay by day as more  of the old plant is brought into use.  There are rumors afloat that other  leases are likely to be taken and the  camp resume something more of its  old time bustle. Negotiations are said  to be under way for a lease on the  Sailor Consolidated on the same terms  as those upon which the Cariboo is  leased.  There has been a gieat deal of kicking because of the mail service to the  camp during the past year. A change  in the route is soon to be made by  which the camp  Bridevillo on the  from Sidley.  trimmed heard. But the most striking  feature in his physique is the broad  heavy shoulders which, would enable  him if need be, to back up his sentiments Avith braAvn, and in him the  Great Northern Avill continue to have,  as it has always had, a virile head, for  he is bound to prove a worthy scion of  a worthy sire.  The party left for Princeton at 2:30  p. in., intending to return to Hedley  and pass the night. Mr. Hill himself  was the chauffeur, and exhibited  marked skill in handling the machine.  The. trip Avas made without accident of  any kind over a road that required  nerve on the part of the man at the  helm. About an hour Avas spent at  Princeton examining the coal properties of the Vermillion Forks Mining  Company and other points of interest.  A start Avas made at Princeton on the  return trip to Hedley at 5:30 p. in. and  Hedlev was reached a few minutes af-  ed many and had disappointed themselves. While this scarcity continued  to exist, it prevented any accurate  forecast of time of completing, any  particular Avork, and consequentlyhe.  preferred to refrain from 'stipulating'  any particular time for completion lest  further disappointment should result.  His company had 8,000 men on coii;  struction. west of the, Rockies, and  Avhile on the Panama canal, which was  considered such a, colossal task, only  about 8,000 yards of earth per month  was being moved while the Great Northern were moving 12,000,000 yards of  earth per annum or a million a month.  /'\   , UP THE TRAMWAY.  7Yesterday '��������� morning Mr. Ross took  his guests up the trannvay to show  them the Nickel Plate mine and workings,, and''the splendid views of the  valley obtainable from central station  and the ore bins. Messrs. L. W. Shatford and A. Megraw accompanied.  EA*ery care was taken, by Mr. Ross  to make the trip comfortable and enjoyable., which the party fully appreciated. The visitors expressed the  pleasure derived from the trip, and the  profusion of Avild flowers by the wayside seemed a .constant source of .'delight to Mr. Hill, who apparently is an  ardent lover of nature.  After inspection of the mine, a return Avas made to the mill which was  also taken in, and about 11 a. in. they  boarded the automobile for Keremeos.  Mr. Hill certainly produced a splendid impression, and the visit is bound  to be productive of good all around.  MINING IN  OSOYOOS DISTRICT  The Minister of Mines' Annual Report for the  ���������-,,'.. Year  1.906.  THE NICKEL PLATE TONNAGE  Progress Made in Camp Fairview and  Camp Hedley ��������� Nickel Plate Mine's  Record Extraction.  ANNUAL SCHOOL MEETING.  Ratepayers of Hedley Elect a Trustee and  Vote Funds for Coming Year.  will  V.V  be served from  i-c E. instead of  ter 7. An amusing incident occurred  on Hedley streets on the return, when  an Indian on catching sight of the  auto shouted '��������� Wagon run away."  In Hedley they Avere the guests of  Mr. F. A. Ross, general manager of  the Daly Reduction Co., and Mr. Ross  extended a kindly invitation to toAvns-  people who might wish to call upon  his distinguished guests.  During the early part of the evening  Mr. L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., interviewed Mr. Hill in the interests of his  constituency, which on the completion  of the road will be travel.seel from end  to end by the V. V. & E. Later, Mr.  Hill received a deputation from the  Hedley Board of Trade, consisting of  the president and secretary, Messrs.  Shier and jV.aoHafrie, and Messrs. Love.  Gladden and Megraw. The object of  the interview was explained by A. Megraw, who pointed out some of the  mutual advantages which would follow  early completion of the road.  Mr. Hill, in replying, expressed the  pleasure he had derived from this his  first visit to the Similkameen although  he could assure the deputation that it  Avas many years since he had first had  the district in mind. He .was convinced that the. Similkameen needed a railway, and had full confidence in its resources. Camp Hedley, he was sure,  Avould justify the confidence that his  company had shown in their decision  to build through here. He regretted  that circumstances beyond their control had caused delay. The impossibility of securing sufficient men to  cover all the work that they had intended to do, had doubtless disappoint-  ���������The annual school meeting was held  on Saturday- last in the school-house,  and was rather indifferently attended.  G. H. Sproule was elected chairman  of the meeting and S. L. Smith, secretary-treasurer of the. School Board,  acted as secretary.  The Trustees' financial statement,  showing receipts and expenditures,  duly audited by J. J. Irwin, and also  the Trustee's' annual report, Avere presented, and on motion were adopted.  The financial statement shewed the  purchase of the old property and the  speedy erection of a building for temporary use. had been a paying proposition, as well as the most practical  solution of the difficulty of being hustled about from one building to another,  but now that the new tAVO-roomed  school building has been completed the  disposal or use of the temporary school  building placed a new care upon the  Board, upon Avhich-the wishes of the  rate-payers was'now sought.  The. action taken by the meeting was  to pass a motion authorizing the Board  to dispose of the old premises a-t a minimum fixed sum which represented the  cost price of the lot and building together with the* interest on the loan  by means of which the building was  erected, or such further sum as the  Board might be able to obtain.  Another cpiestion to be decided by  the meeting was whether to levy a  sufficient sum to provide; running expenses for the coming year together  with sufficient to pay off all indebtedness, or to trust to the sale of the old  property to finance things for next  year, in which case if advantageous  sale could be effected the procc-eds  might supply sufficient funds to relieve in whole or in part any burden of  taxation for the; coming year. To take  the former course meant a le>'y which   portance was made to the plant during  Report of Jas. R. Brown, Acting  Gold Commissioner, Faira~ieav,  B. C. :���������  I haye the honor to submit herewith  my annual report of the niining 'opera-'  tion's'in the  Osoyoos  Mining Division  for the'year 1900.  Camp Fairview.'  Very little  niining  work has  been  done this year outside of assessments,  excepting on  the, Stem winder.',.'The'  company operating this mine has, during the past year,   undergone  re-construction,  and is now known  as  the  Steniwinder   Gold   and   Coal   Mining  Company, Ltd.     Anew Hume, over a  mile long, has been constructed from  Reed creek  to  the1 head of the pipeline, which doubles-the water supply  available   for   power   and   treatment:  purposes,.and will, for a portion of the  year, enable, steam costs to be entirely  dispensed with.    A large  belt-driven,  cross-compound, Rand air-compressor  has been installed in the mill adjoining  the Corliss engine, by which it can be  driven;  the  compressor "may also be  driven by the water wheel.    A supply  of the new Murphy drills has been obtained,  from  Avhich  great things are-  expected.'   The shaft is being sunk to  tho 000-ft. level from the bottom of the  present 300-ft.   incline shaft,  all new  work being perpendicular,  and a. raise  is to be made from  the present 300-ft.  level, Avhich Avill come out at the back  of the mill and gi\*e an admirable site  foi' new heaclworks, dump and crusher,  and facilitate the delivery of ore to the  mill.   The ore has  been  found  under  the   break   Avhich caused   temporary  suspension some  time ago, and unless  unlooked-for difficulties arise, by cross-  cutting   this  ore  body each  100 feet  during  the   sinking   operation,  there  will  become available a. large amount  of pay ore that will  demonstrate  the  value of this property.  On Kruger mountain but little work  has been done either on the  Dividend  or Gold Dust group of claims.  Camp Hedley.  On the Nickel Plate and other properties of the. Yale Mining Company  less development has been done* than  in any other year since the property  was first bonded in 1S98; but it was a  record year for extraction, and this  was clone with a view to obtaining the  maximum value of which the existing  plant and ore. in sight was capable.  Fortunately, the amount of development done before the present manager  took charge avms sufficiently extensive  to permit of this course of "picking  the eyes out," Avithout any serious impairment of the value of the; property.  The development was confined to exploration work with tin* diamond drill,  of which 3,(>00 feet was done on various  claims of the Nickel Plate group.  The tonnage of ore mined and milled  during the year was 35,000 tons, principally from the Nickel Plate and Sunnyside claims.    No addition of anv Iin���������  would almost double the; school taxes  for next year. The meeting chose; a  middle course and decided on a levy of  $750, Avhich would enable them to go  along carrying the present loans and  having sufficient- to pull through on  without sacrificing property by any  forced  sale.  F. H. French avjis elected trustee and  C. Hairsine appointed auditor.  Mr. J. R. Greenfield, Post Office Inspector visited Hedley on Tuesday  night, and began inspection of the office here. Mr. Greenfield is an old and  thoroughly competent official of the  P. 0. department, Avho in his earlier  days was a typo, Avhicli. accounts for  his ability to give a good account of  himself in other Avalks of life.  the year,   but a few necessary changes  were effected.    The postponement  of  extension  of  the  works  or  improvement of the; plant may be credited  to  the failure of the railway company to  complete construction within the time  set.    The.  Company  has already paid  large; sums  of  money for  haulage of  plant from Pe;nticton, and when it was  promised railway  connection   in   tho  early autumn of 1906,   it was perhaps  justified in Avaiting for it before bringing in additional plant.   The concentrates have  been hauled by  wagon to  Penticton,  a cheaper rate of haulage  being obtained by giving the freighter  a, load of concentrates for back loading.  On   the   Humming   Bird   group  of  claims, owned by J. J. Marks and others,   them;  was  done,  in   addition   to  considerable prospecting, 2,000 feet of  diamond  drilling,   from   which satisfactory results Avere obtained.  Continued on Page Four. THE   HEDLEY    GAZETTE,   JULY   18,    1907.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ! would doubtless ha.Are told  of genuine;  ! development done and important additions made; to the plant.     The  crst-  ' while general manager of  the.  Nickel  U-ii'.-u o i Thursday.--, by tin- IIi-:iti.t-:v (i.v/.k'iti-: '  l'i!i>.-i-iNc- ami I'l-r.i.isniNe: Cii.mi'.v.nv.        ! Pljij!��������� iiwiy continue to sound  his own  Li.miti-;i>.   at  Medley.  H. (.'. . ...   :__ ._ I praises bv inspired   toots   in   Montana  Subscriotions in Advanc  I'c: Vcai-   Six Months..  ' papers anel in  the   Spokesman-Review  S-f-jjj-' that   smack    unmistakably  lamb-like  i(R, M.),   but   Hertleyitcs  who   learned  Advertising Rates  ���������S1oiisiu-iiic.it. 12 line- to the inch. | ''>' 1"':ll'l; lll������' ���������'-!������������������-;������������������ ���������m<l Umi' ������f  ������������tipo-  Land No'ticcs--CortJrH.-ates of improvement, c-lc. j dean   fog-horns  and   know   R. B's   re-  ������7.11(1 r'or (ill-day notices, and rfSJili forHO-clny - ������  notices. -.j cord ill this camp,   will  only smile; al-  Transient Advertiscmcnts-not  exceeding one i  inch, SI.(Hi for one insertion. -J;V cents for   though they they will  never  cease  to  each subsequent insertion.   (Ivor one inch, I * * "%  10 cents |icr line I'm- llrst insertion and .*i I wonder,.at  the   Jjarncs-Iving  appomt-  cemts per line for each sul.secpient insertieni. ' "       '  Transients payable in advance.  C*ontraf.t AdvertiscjBcnts���������One inch per moiilli  ������1.���������.:->; over 1 inch and up to i inches. $1.00  per inch per mouth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, based on size of space, unci length  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  mouth if advertiser desire:-, without any extra  c'l.-tcge.  ''���������{��������������������������� c.-h.-i ages of toner l)nn> oiivan month  the   price  of composition   will he charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the ollico by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. 'At'EGRAW, ftianaging t-ditor.  nient.  FAIRVIEW   NOTES.  Full ?  Last  loon  _IM  i|uar.  ���������ind  y;i>-i'-"",������"-'i-j  Xew Moon  10th  l-'irsf ciuur.  18th.  1907  .7 LILY  1907  Sim.  Moil.  Tues.'Wed. Tli  ti. fri. Sat.  ���������  ,i  2  :-!      -1  5       (5  7  s  9  10     n  32     13  11  15  10  17      IS  . 19     20  21  22  2H  2-1      25  28     27  2S  29  HO  Hi  ( Held over from last week.)     c'  Fairview  is  enveloped   in  a  bright  mantle  of hopefulness.    The  citizens  rightly  look . on   the;, bright   side   of  things and attend to their business.  Mr. McLeoel, our popular teacher, is  spending his holidays with the surveyors.    We admire his grit.  Curtis Bros., Okanagan Nursery Co.,  Penticton, will start this week to cultivate twenty acres of the lot lately  purchased for their .nursery.at Fair-  view.  Mr. Brown and family went to Horn  lake early this week. Mrs. Brown and  bairns will enjoy camping-out life for  a month.  Miss McKinley and Miss Lancaster,  of Penticton, an; guests of Mrs. Grier.  The Ith of July celebration at Oro-  ville was atteiidedby many from here.  They heard the Usonian Eagle scream  and report a pleasant,outing.  Capt.'Hine was several clays in Penticton under Dr. White's care. His  arm is now making favorable progress  but it is likely to remain in the sling  for several weeks.  Miss Hazel McKenzie returned from  Spokane, when; she was attending  college, and is now enjoying home life  at Cliff Ranch and visiting her friends.  Who has a right to the berries on  the Magee prcTperty may be settled in  court. Magee; left by will his pre-emption on which he had "proved up" to  his nurses, Mr. and Mrs. Schoonover  and Mrs. Dalryinple. Since Magee's  death Mr. and Mrs. Schoonove>r continued to occupy the house, cultivate  the garden and pay the taxes. About  a year after Magee's death the lot was  staked as a mineral claim by another  party. Who has the right to make  generous gifts of the currants, gooseberries, ixc, growing on the lots'  Mrs. Robinson (nee Miss Maloaii) is  spending the summer with her parents  on their ranch near the Stemwinder.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To Thomas Fareiuhar and any person or pcr-  , sons to whom he may have transferred his  interests in the Maple Leaf and Long Shot  mineral clai  "Mountain, i  of A'ale Dis  *\yc.)l' are hereby  x       I have expel  recording  ccrti  above claims, t  forty-live dollar.-  an expenditure  said  claim-', ai  contribute you  expenditure,  to-,  tising.    If you "  union in, includ  from date of firs  the Medley (jii������  vested in me, yo  sions of the "Allii  Dated this -_()tl  15-13  BANK OF 1  BCA  $4,866,666  2,238,666  Jcposits can  any time.  E, Manager    q  Notice of Forfeiture.  To H. AV. Yates and any person or persons to  'whom he may have transferred his interests  in the Maid of the Mist and War Cloud  mineral claims, situated at Gump Hedley,  in fclio Osoyoos 'Division of VaJo District.  ���������\y0U are hereby required to take notice that  ���������V I have expended for assessments and for  recording certilicates of work done on the  above claims, the sum of two hundred and five  dollars (������205). being an expenditure necessary  to enable me to hold said claims, and you are  hereby rceiuired to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure, together with  all cost of advertising. I f you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within ninety days from date of first publication of this notice in the;��������� Medley Gazette, your  interest will become vested in me, your ���������co-  owner, under the provisions of the "Mineral  Act and Amending Acts."  Dated this 20th day of April, 11107.  15-1't .7.\s. Fhaseh Cami'kui.i..  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN    HEDL>&y,  B. 6.   MBHMBB  Keremeos with  Mr. Elliott on Satuv-  day.  Messrs. Elliott, Bromley and Campbell went to Kruger mountain this  week.  .lack Parkinson, after long weeks of  sickness, is on the. mend.  Fairview, B. C, July'Sth, 1907.  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  In the Minister of .Alines' report for  the Osoyoos niining  division   of  Yale  district   reproduced i.'lsewliere in   this  issue, will be seen   the   Gold  Commissioner's refereuere to the progress made,  in   mining   in   the   dS.-.--trict,   and,   as  might be expected, it gives camp Hedley the premier position, showing the  extraction and treatment in the';   Daly  Reduction   Co.'s  stamp   mill   of some  So.OilO tons ol' ore  during the; year 1900  from the Nicked Plate and Sunnysides  claims.      The  company    owning and  operating   these   properties    being   a  close corporation   no data is given out  as to dividends paid en- profits  earned  on the   year's   operations,   although  a  laborious search of the public accounts  re;port might serye to  show   the   total  sum erollected in royalties anel the value   of  the  output  figured  therefrom.  One feature, however,   that stands out  in the' report   does   not  indicate  that  the e-ondition   of   the   mine;   was   improved  by   the   management of Ii. B.  La nil) who had charge during the period covered   by   the  report   in   which  it  is   stated,    and     the     facts     will  bear  it  out,   that  "less   development  has been done than in any other   year  siiicro the property was first bonded   in  1808".    Now in   tin; natural   course   of  the life- of any properly managed mine  the very   opposite;   is   to   be   expected,  and in   departing   from   the  orthodox  rotu.-e it would   appear  on   first-  view  that Hi'- manager who did so,   compelled one o|' 1 wo conclusions :   Kithor he  is a novice ill mine management or he  ,, 1 ���������    , ���������        ���������        ���������      1  - I Average maximum temperature 70.  hail some ol)|ecl  in   view  in   doing  so. j "       .   . *  j Average minimum do 11.71  I he Gazelle is of the   impression   that , Mi,aii u>1Mp(,mtu,t>  it is a ease of both : for we an; further Kaini'all for the; week .0 inches,  told in tin1 1 epoi't Ih.-il "it was a receu-el  year for exl laction", and if might  have added tliat this "record extraction, was at the expense of the ore reserves. The plain Knglish is that H. B.  wanted to make himself solid with Unpeople in New York, anel figured that  a big bullion account was the open  .sesame; to the hearts of all mine ejwn-  ers. What that big bullion account  cost, the company will probably never  be known, but from the tonnage of  rich ore that is said te> have disappeared from the; stope;s and glory-holes in  the management's feverish anxietv to  extract, it would not be pleasing for  them if they did know: and all the  while expensive plant was being allowed to go to pieces for want of repairs.    Had   the usual course; in legiti-  Notice of Forfeiture  To Thomas Anderson and any nerson or persons to whom he or they may have transferred his interest in the Savage Mineral  Claim, situated on Sixteen Mile Creek in  the Osoyoos Division of A'ale District.  "���������you are hereby rceiuired to take notice that I  * have expended for assessments and for  recording certilicates of work done on the i  above claim, the sum of three hundred and  seven and a half dollars (������307.50), being an ex-  penfliture necessary to enable me to hold said  claim, and you are hereby reo.uii-ed.to, contribute your share or proportion of such expenditure, together with all costs of advertising. If  you fail or refuse to contribute such amount,  including advertising, within ninety days from  date of lirst publication in the Medley Gazette,  your interest will become vested in me, your  co-owner, under the provisions of the Mineral  Act and 'Amending Acts.  Dated this Sltli day of April, A. D. 1007.  l(i-13 X. L. DEARDOIIFF.  NOTICE.  C1XTY DAYS after date I intend to apply to  >-J the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands &  AVorks for permission to purchase 320 acres of  mountain .pasture land, described as follows:  Commencing at a post placed on the north line  of Lot No. _til marked "S. K. corner of Hugh  Megraw's purchase," thence SO chains west,  thence 10 chains north, thence SO chains east,  thence III chains south to point of commencement.  Dated this 2!)th day of May, A. IX 11)07.  23-11  HUGH   MKGRAAV,  per K. 10. Ilniu, Agent.  THE,  LEADING  fiOTEL  OF THE  SMILKfllVtEEN VALLEY  ���������This .house ;is new and .strictly first class  in  every respect,   being  equipped with all , v.-  modern conveniences���������electric  light,   telephone, baths, etc.        :  :        Rates moderate.  W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  K3!*-t!ff--,1lljJJ-l-l--|Em^^  ���������t-Maj!-MilW*������������L'������ll������Wk-_JB*WI*^*^^  NOTICE.  in -Ekeremeos  STOP AT  4 1      T T  TWEDDLE (&, REITH, Proprietors.  OIXTY DAYS afterdate I intend to apply to  *-*    tho Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands &  Works for permission to purchase 320 acres of  mountain pasture land, described as follows:���������  M.     ,-,     ,.      ,, 1   i,      j. 1 j- I Commencing at a post placed on tlie north line  iss Pauline Campbell returned from | ,,f Lot Xe>. 2isi. marked - s. w. corner of W. A.  Burr's purchase.'' thence SO chains east, thence  ���������10 chains north,  thence SO chains west, thence  -JO chains south to point of commencement.  Dated this 2llth day of May, A. D. 1!!07.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature,   etc.,  for the  week  ending  Jul  y l.rith  AT  THE  JILVH.  .Ah  ixintum  Minimum  July   7  S  !)  10  11  12  70  75  72        .  70  OS  on  00  ���������10  ���������11  ���������IS  V.i  ���������11  ���������17  S2  23-!)  AV. A.  HUl-tli,  per K. R liuiti;. Agent.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  -toM'feW������-2ti������,M3'^  NOTICE.  st  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  WHEN Y^OU HANKER FOR  Fresh Beef,  NOTICK is hereby given that. Ii<) days after ft,  date. 1 intenel to apply the Chief Commix- ft.  sioner of Lands anel Works for permission to 8,  niter the place of diversion of AVatci- Hccorel | ft,  Xo. 120. issued to AV. 11. Armstrong on January ft>  2(1, l'.IOO. to where the Vancouve:r, Victoria, and ft  Kastern Kail way and Xavigation Company's I ft  railway lino crosses the Ashiiola Kivor; also to ; ft>  try  liter the direction of the ditch line in order to j  a,"  run through the following lands:��������� Indian Ke-  serve No.10, Lots 3202, 233 s.; Indian lie-serve | ft  Xo. !): Crown land cast of Indian Reserve Xo. ft  II. Lots l".*)7, ('">(', 277: Crown land north of Lot ft  277, Lots 2821, 111. 711), 171, 10!), 222. 323. 31!l. 110.      I *-  CALL UP  PHONE No. S  AND  TI5LL YOUR, WANTS TO  C. A. STOKSS.  Agent for Keremeos Lund Co.  Keremeos, I'.C. .liuieS, 1!I0". 22-!)  at  at  at  H^o J��������� EDM������im  T_������������������ lEimtelracBjr  i  I  x  %  I  i  1  . PJ^PM*M*P&JPo*J*JK^^^  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  c'om'Ksi'o.vnixcs \vi:i:i: oi-* last vkau  Highest niaxiinuni teinperature S2  Average  ; ill  iximum  do  7.1.57  Lowest  minimi  in  do  VA  Average  .- minimum  eh.  .-���������0.12  Mean  do  02.0!)  AT  Till  i JUi.  j.  Maximum  M  iniimiiii  Julv   7  t  ,  SI  r>2  S  <)  39  01  00  10  01  50  u  8S  oH  12  71  ���������IH  VA  7S  Oi")  ���������JjS?  I������    i������  "HRAVKK." "HADGKI! anel "OltO PLATA" I X  Mineral Claims, sitiiaic in the Osoyoos V31  Alining Division of Yale District. Where AJt  Located:   ('amp Medley. Jl  TAKK XOTICK that  we.   I. L. DcardorH'. I-'. ! ^  M. C. No. I'.V>73, L. W. Shu I ford. I-*. M. C. ; ������  No. JJ;J.0!Hl. mid T. I). IMckard. I-'.M.C Xo.H . | !C  intend, sixty days from the dale  hereof,  to up-   Vjf  ply to tin.- Alining I'ccoriler for ,-i C'ertilicate of   ^,  Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a ' *������T  j Crown (ii-iint, of the above claims. : tpy  i    Au<\ further take notice that actieni. under ���������  Sect inn 37. must lie commenced before the issuance of such C'crtilieat'.'nf Impreivcinenls. ]  liatcil lliis llih day of July, 1!'U7.             2li-!l    \  mate mining been pursued, the report | Mean  Average maximum teinperatui'e Sl.ll  AATe;rage minimum do 511.12  Mean do 08.78  Rainfall for the week   .11    inches  COKKESI'ONDIXCi  WKEK OK  LAST VKAIt  Highest maximum teinperature 01.  Average do do 89.28  Lowest minimum do 55.  Average do do 58.  do  78.01:  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "COPI'KK C1IIKF" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of Vide District.    Where located:   In Canip Medley.  TAKK NOTICK that I. Charles K. Oliver,  Free Miner's Certilinto No. l';*j").S2, intenel,  sixty el ays from the elate hereof, to apply to the  Mining Hecoriler for a C'ertilicate 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 Certilieate of Improvements.  Dated this thirtieth day of June, A.D. 1!)07.  a;-!) CHAS. K. OLIVKIi.  ������  Wm    CALL    vex*If    ATTKNTIOX    THIS    WKKK   TI)    ouu,  K.Wdi-: ok   .AIi-:n'k   Mcmxikr   jVs'o   Holiday   Ccjods  _     _ @  II you want to enjoy yourself, you must be cool!   f   =^=   ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  __  Mkn's 2-i'ii-:ci-: Si.'its  "       Li'stkk Coats  i;      W'lirri-: Vksts  " WlMTK  'l(1!5LT  HATS  I'rom .-iiO.50 to $11,00  from $2.25 to $11.25  from $2.00 to $1.50          $1.50  i1*; La oiks' Outixo Hats (mottled e;edors) $1.00  k, llovs' Linux ^ Stkaw Hats, 05c. to $2.50  liALIil'IOOAN Miosii Undmkwkak, suit, $1.50  Wasiiinci   Tins       ..        ..        ..       ..        15c.  Panca*   Hosikhy  25c:. to 05c.  S E E   ^y 1 N I) O AV    I) I S P L A Y !    -3*1  Men's Fiirnlsliino Store-K. G. SHIER  i������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  '���������i THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JULY  18,   1907.  f������������������������������������������������������������������������'  REVELYS  STAB L E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  A'our wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phone 12.  W.   F.   REVELY,   Proprietor    ,  L_���������������������������������������������JJ  CLAUDET & WYNNE  ASSAYERS  METALLURGISTS and  niNING  ENGINEERS  MINKS AX I) MILLS EXAMINED  SAMPLKD axd  RKPOKTED OX.  Samples   by mail  receive  prompt  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRINCETON  and   ROSSLAND  H. H.Cr.AuiiKT, Assoc. Inst; M.M.,  Member Am. Inst. M.K.. Rossland.  L. C. AVvxxrc, Assoc. Inst. M. M.,  Late Assayor LcRoi.      Piuxcetox.  f**WA*/-/'W*'*W"  ^t^ei^JLtf  AVhcn buying your heater or range for winter  ��������� bo sure anel got a coal  burner, to ensure comfort and economy.  VERMILLION    FORKS  MLXING   COMPANY  W.   F.  Revk-.v,  Agent.  $E  :S  9  for the farm, garden, lawn, boulevard or conservatory. Acclimated  stock. Oldest established nursery  on the Mainland.  NO Seedless Apples  NO Pitless Plums  NO Cobless Corn  Just old, reliable and approved  varieties sit reasonable prices. We  do not even supply any kings or  presidents just    the     common  British Columbian is good enough  for our trade.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps,  Spraying Material, Greenhouse Plants,  Cut Floavers.  We   do   business   on   our   own  grounds���������have   no rent to pay��������� _  and are; prepared to meet all com- "  petition.  Let niej price your list before you  place your order.  Catalogue free.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,  Vancouver.  Tenders  Wanted.  TKNDEKS will be received by the undersigned up to JULY -otli, for painting the  Hedley Cenoi-al Hospital. The lowest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.  2(i-2  F. M.  FMKNCM. Secretary.  nA������AU'&W<A"Ati't'fcG'ti"hrQr^  it  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  ������  at  at  at  at  at  H  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  x  at  x  8  -es&rrrr....   __' ���������������������������fey  ^    rn- ���������   !u      V"'  ���������-M    -L~   : ������������������ "Vi  Pi  11' ���������:: rJ.������---^m!l!r~r*~i���������?2Z���������-  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room iiccn'mmod-itiun than any  other hotel in town. Table anel  bar   llrst - class.     Kates   moderate.  PKTICI'.SON DUDS & LIND,  Proprietors.  X  X  3  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  i  X  X  X  X  S  ?  3  i?r0^s?6?yx^!ft'������^^i������K^%wai*iti,.WW6>?H  Town and District.  Miss Hood, of Penticton. is visiting  Mrs. S. L. Smith at " The Firs."  C. Carlson, of the Gt. Northern hotel, Princeton, was in town on Satur-  day.  Mr. Hankinson, of Midway, secretary for J. H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V. V, <fc E., was in town fin  Sunday.  The meeting called for Labor Dav  sports on Monday night was adjourned for a few days and is in session as  we. go to press.  Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Smith and family  visited friends in Penticton and Vernon for a few days last week, returning on Thursday evening.       r  L. W, Shatford, M. P. P., is having  another siege of his old trouble, and if  his condition docs not iniproye-he will  he 'compelled to ge> to the coast again  for treatment.  Mr. and Mrs. E. P  son Victor came down -from  Gamp' on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs.  Voigt Avent,out by stage for Oroville  and Victor returned home."  Road Supervisor Dea.rdorff started a  crew to work on the Twenty-mile  wagon road on Monday. A few men  who came in on Saturday and Sunday  got work on it.  Rev. A. H.. Cameron held Presbyterian service, in, Hedley em Sunday  evening. He had paid a visit to Suin-  merland and Kelowna during the  Aveek, and got back in time to fill the  Hedley engagement.    *  The scarcity of men continues to be  the cry. In many parts road Avork is  languishing because men cannot be  got to do it, and various other improvements are held back for lack of  labor.  J. H. Kennedy, chief engineer of the  V-V. <fc E., was in Keremeos last week  coming in on the work train. After  an inspection of the.yards he returned  Voigt and their  Voigt's  See R.':&. Shier's stock of .men's otie  and two-piece bathing suits.  Henry Bahrs,went up to Five Mile  this Aveek to have a' look at property  in which F. M. Gillespie is interested  with Messrs. Uhler and Cox.  Mr.  L. G.   MacHaffie,   manager ol  the Bank of B. N. A., went to  Keremeos on Saturday, reVturning on  Sun-1  day afternoon.    He bad   the pleasure |  of seeing a. construction   train'.steam j  into the- yards. j  Dr C..W. Cross, veterinary dentist, j  of Asbcroft, is making a tour through j,  the; Siniilkaineen and Okanagan. It  will be well for owners of horses to  meet the doctor and hear his explanation of the necessity of equine,dentistry,'unci see the instruments which he  has with him for work in that- line,  The Sharpless tubular cream separator, one of the most improved and up  to date separators' on the market, is  also handled by the dostor and will be  on exhibition at.the .Central Hotel, in  Kereniejos until further notice.  '-**^*lj^**^--^-**^.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  New Goods for  Hot Weather  DALE HANGS TO-DAY.  south,   but  had   nothing   definite  to  state concern'ing grading operations.  The Vernon News has been enlarged  to a seven col. quarto, and in every  respect improved. The News is a credit to its publishers, and a credit to  the district, and any advancement it  may make has a particularly pleasing  interest for the Gazette for old times'  sake.  Dr. C. W. Cross, veterinary dentist,  of Ashcroft, was in town on Saturday  and Monday. He went through to  Keremeos and points in the lower  Okanagan, and. will attend to what  practice in equine dentistry he may  be able to pick up on the trip, as well  as taking orders for the Sharpless Tubular cream separator.  A few beacon fires have been burning along the streets. It was not by  way of celebrating any particular  event but merely to ge*t rid of a few  unsightly stumps. On Saturday an  attack was made on them with dynamite which ended disastrously .for one  of the; windows of the Bank of B. N. A.  The charge used would have been perfectly safe for a green stump, but this  proved to be a little rotten, and the  pie'ces flew about it little too promiscuously.  Dr. McEwen received a call to go up  to the niine; on Saturday afternoon  where it was reported that Jack Mc-  Kinnon, foreman on the Sunnysides,  had been injured by falling rock. The  first report which got about was to the;  effect that the injury was serious, but  the doctor found only a severe scalp  wound, which although painful, didn't  impress the; patient with the; necessity  of even laying up for repairs. It was,  however, a very narrow escape, and  luckily for him he; was able to shift  bis position suHiciently to avoid a mass  of rock that woulel have crushed the  life out of him. Preparation was being made for a shaft, and it was in  barring down rock that was elangc-r-  011s that the accident occurred.  The Minister eif Justice has refused  to interfere for a commutation of the  death sentence passed upon'James A.  Dale for the murder of Joseph Celle  and Peter Goudreau at Garnii last fall;  A numerously signed petition has been  forwarded to Ottawa, many signing it  with the idea that it would be futile,  or they would not have done so. While  deep ������������������'sympathy is felt for the aged  father of the poor, wretch and for others of the family, public sentiment in  Canada abhors the terrible crime of  murder, and is inexorable in exaction  of the awful penalty which, in this  country is visited upon all who set so  low an estimate upon human life as to  take the lives of others.  Just* Opened Up dt������'  SHATFORDS'  HOTEL  HEDLEY  Established 11)00  at ���������    x  K  at  at  at  K  h,  at  at  *t  K  ii  at  at  K  at  at  x  K  at  at  K  K  x  ���������_  Q L* I I". T   A x n   C'OX VEXIKXT.  Sl'KCI.U,   A'lTEXTIOX   GlVKX  to the Travelling- Public.  t'W Rates   Modkkate. *&};  D.  G. HACKNEY   g  Prop, and Manager g  X  ������v0H^vjt������0^tn^ny0ii?^v0������0tp0tp���������'j^D^r0>^'n������?������ij������  A shipment of Men's Up-to-date Dressy...'  Summer Suits, and another' shipment of.  Ladies' and  Gentlemen's Canvas Shoes.  "F Our stock of Summer Shirts, Underwear, Sox etc.,��������� ;be'ats anything to be seen  ���������������������������������������������  in the country.  ���������-���������-���������������������������---;  J_5T, WE HAVE THE GOODS, _VND  WE WANT  YOU TO  SEE THEM !  ���������  i  t  Shatfords,  Limited.  NOTICE.  Certificate of IinproTCiiiciits.  "AViriTi-: Gum-sis" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of Vale District!  AVhei-e located : Independence mountain.  -TTAKK X0TEC.K that, 1. AA'illiam Dalryinple,  ���������*��������� Free Miner's Certificate No. BafKiS, intenel,  sixty days from tho date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Ceitilicate 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 issuance  of such Certilieate of Improvements.  Dated .luly Kith. 11107- '     27-9  Stores a*L  FAIRVIEW   and  HEDLEY  t  ^������������������"���������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������-������-������-������^*������-������-������*������~������-������^<> ���������^������������������O^-*  THE  ZEALAND  HOTE  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. ���������  The V. V. & E. RailAvay Station will be in'the  centre  of .the town.  Now is the time to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the  valley.  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  $100, $200  and $250  i, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Everiitliliuj Mew and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the- Choicest  Liepiors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  1'iX-Govenor Uewdney, of Victoria.,  was a visitor in Hedley on Saturday  last and met a number of old friends,  who were pleasoel to see him looking  so wcdl. Mr. Dowdney rarely fails to  visit the: district at least once; a year,  and no one; notes with greater pleasure than he any evidences of advancement from year to year, for his faith  in it extends over a period of forty  years. The last decade has served to  justify the; early faith which led him  to toil through the; mountains and lay  out anel build the* Dowdney trail, which  for long years was the sole artery of  communication into the Kootenays,  and which in portions is still in use;.  The Governor, in spite of those strenuous years, is still hale and hearty, and  his friends all hope that he; may be  spared to Avitness the; advances which  must attend the; next decade.  ^"tftaM'AW^Ofo*^^^  TDK  Great. Northern  Hotel  Princeton  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ft"  X  X  X  K  is noted over the entire district for oxoellonee of both table  :   :   :   :       and bar.       :   :   :   :  All the wants of tho travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  B U LLET  lero  Route of the  Oriental  Lii  and Fast Mail  X  st  LEAVES OROVILLE DAILY 5:00 A. M.; ARRIVES 10:15 P. M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  toria &  Eastern  Points  JVL COSTELLO,     -    Agent,     -    Oroville, Wash.  P. H. BURNHAH, D. F. & P. A., Grand Forks, B. C.  DIRECT    CONNECTIONS   AT    SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND   OVERLAND    TRAINS THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JULY   18,   1907.  MINING IN OSOYOOS  DISTRICT.  Continued from First Page.  The Golden Zone Group, owned also  by .1. .1. Marks et al, and consisting of  the Golden Zone, Silver Hell, 11. C. and  Irish Boy, was improved to the'extent,  of a bout $1,000 worth of work. Former shafts and tunnels were extended  and a new find made which gives excellent .assay values. The total development'done to date is much more; extensive than that done on the; average  claims held, by private'parties.  The Florence Group, in Twenty-mile  canyon, is owned by Thos. Bradshaw,  who spe'iit .about $1,500 in development  work during the year. The; amount  already expended on these claims, the;  'Florence, Florence Fractional and the  Zee'rust Fractional, amounts to over  $S,000, principally in tunnelling. The  ore is arsenical pyrites carrying satisfactory gold values.  On tlie Greenwood Group, owned by  Mr. Duncan Woods, three men worked  the greater part of the summer 'on  development work.  The Kingston Group, consisting of tlie  Kingston, Metropolitan, War 'Horse  and Grand View, is owned by the  Kingston Gold and Copper Mining Co.  Development  work has  been  carried  r  i__-___M-___A___t-IA_  PROPERTY  Is  A  Good,  Safe  HEDLEY  Investment  And  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������-the. richest gold mine  in  Canada���������unci"many other.  promising mines and prospects.    It is the mining and business  centre of tlie  Similkameen  Make  Money  the new mining district which has already been proven,   by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  I  gold, copper and coal niining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on 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 Avill bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  -5BU___-B-_B_-B  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Aye. (main st.)......  . .$400 to $600  Other Streets...  .........   .. $200 to $400.  ...TERMS.:  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  oil steadily'most of the year, .the force  employed being from four to seven  men. Much more good copper was  exposed during the year, and additional buildings for the mine crew were  'provided.  The Jumbo Group, situated on Sixteen-mile creek, had a great deal of  development work done. A shaft was  sunk, under the direction of Geo. M.  Gilbert, to a depth of 100 feet, and also  a considerable amount of cross-cutting  done.  The Oregon Group, consisting of the  Oregon, Winchester and St. Bernard  and Savage, is situated on the" north  bank of Sixteen-mile creek. About 30  feet of tunnelling was done.during the  year, resulting in an excellent copper  showing.  For Those Who Invest  EEE-EE-_-EEp_rchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes  For F^ull Particulars, Maps Etc.,  -MH������F,l_>r'   TO ���������  L. W. SHATFORD,  m Secretary and flanager,  ToHiisite Co'y, Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  Continued Next AVeek.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  The Inspector of Post Offices spent  Monday and Tuesday in Keremeos,  going west by stage on Tuesday afternoon.  The V. V. it E engines, steam .shovel and the platelayers are furnishing  sweet music for the citizens of Keremeos. Can the faint echoes be heard  at Hedley?  Messrs "Win. H. and Joseph Armstrong of Vancouver and Mr. Murphy  of Carberry, Man., members of the;  Keremeos Land Co. are in town. Mr.  Armstrong says that the Aslmola-  Kereineos ditch will be ready to furnish the holders of fruit lots with  water next spring.  Mis J. .1. Armstrong, a late arrival  from Carberry Man. is recovering from  an attack of quinsy.  Mr. Kirby was elected school trustee  the vote being 22 to 1(5. Several ladies  recorded their votes.  The following strangers were in  town on Saturday and Sunday : F. C.  Humphrey, Spokane, Wash., J. E.  Seymour, Clinton, Out., Ben. Baker,  Edmonton. Alta., Lloyd and Geo. H.  Dack, Stanton, Minn.  A meeting of the rate payeis in the  Keremeos S. District will be; held soon  to consider the question of the site for  the $5000 school house to be built here  this fall.  Miss Patterson of Chepneo is a guest  at the Ki'reineos Hotel.  FOSTER'S WEATHER BULLETIN  The Rev. Mr. Jones attended the  Sunday school and held an evening  service here last Sunday.  On Monday there; was a refreshing  downpour of rain with some hail, and  .Nature is now smiling.  Mr. Kirby's Hue   hotel  at the V. V.  cv E. station will be ready for  the; accomodation   of  guests   before;   the  rival of the first passenger train.  The Rev. Mr. Cameron was at Olalla.  on Tuesday morning. He took a photo  of McAuley i*c Armstrong's pack  horses loaded with stove, pipes, cooking utensils, grindstone; A:c. for Cedar  Creek mine.  Washington, D. C. July (i.���������In connection with the disturbance mentioned in last bulletin to cross from S  to 12, will come the coolest weather o  July, the principal rains of the month  will close, and dryer weather will come  in as this diturbance. goes out. Severe  storms are expected during the passage of this dissturbance across the continent, but these storms cover such a  small part of the country that it is not  practical to definitely locate them at  this time. As meteorology progresses  that feature of weather forecasts may  be materially improved.  Third disturbance of July Avill reach  Pacific coast about 10, cross west of  Rockies country by close of 11 great  central valleys 12, eastern states .14.  Cool wave will cross Avest of Rockies  about l.Lgreat central valleys 15, eastern states 17.  Here comes in a great hot wave,  somewhat similar and from similar  causes to the hot wave beginning about  the middle of June. The highest temperatures of the month will occur during this and the following disturbances  anel crops will feel the effect of drouth.  Rainfall Avill be generally deficient  after July 11. but serious damage may i  not result. I am expecting the sectional or local drouth of July to extend  into August, and this high temperature wave, covering the middle part of  July, will be important as an indical  tor of what may be expected in August.  About, and immediately following  elate of this bulletin, showers, severe  storms, and great extremes of temperature may be expected, At this season  the weather is usually sluggish, the  highs and lows move slowly and weather changes art; not freepient, but not  so for July, 1007; the reverse of the  usual may be expected.  Washington, D. C, July 111.���������Last  bulletin gave forecasts of disturbance  to cross continent 11 to 15, warm wave  10 to 14, cool wave VA to 17. Next disturbance, will reach Pacific coast about  15,cross west of Rockies country by  close of 1(5, great central valleys 17 to  11), eastern .states 10. Cool wave* will  cross west of Rockies about 18,  central vallevs 20, eastern states 22  This disturbance will bring a heated  ir-1 term, a great hot waA'e and the high-  ] est average temperatures of the. month.  Te;n days of serious and damaging  drouth may be expected in some of  the principal corn sections of the Missouri anel middle; Mississippi valleys.  This heated term will probably close  by 21 to 211 find about that time the  drouth will be partially broken bv  ot  MONTHLY RIFLE MATCH.  Scores   Made  in   the    Monthly  for   July.  Shoot  The Hedley Rifle Association's  monthly shoot for July Avitnessed a  general improvement in the scoring,  the cup and medal being won this  time by E. D. Boeing on a score of (54  points out of possible 75, or (5 points  higher than made a month ago by L.  C. W. Rolls Avho obtained the cup on  a total of 58 points.  The number of competitors Avas not  so large, some having gone away and  others having other engagements.  The medal was shot this time on the  200 and 400 ranges, and in winning it  on a total of 45 points out of a possible  50, it made this a. record shoot, being  the highest total on which the medal  has yet been Avon. In the June shoot  it Avas won by Mr. Rolls on a total of  (53. Another feature about this win is  thai/ this is the second time, the medal  has been saved to the club by Mr. Boeing, for on another occasion it Avould  have been won for the third time by  Mr. Gillespie and would have passed  from the club had it not been Avon by  Mr. Boeing.  A new eaip is being procured by the  club to take the place of the one captured by Mr. Rolls. Now is the time  for new members to come in and thus  qualify for the chilis trophies.  Below is the score on the last shoot:  ���������200      300      100     Total  23     19     22 ��������� (54  24  21  22  22  1!)  11  *��������� i  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING , MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  X  X  X  g  X  %  X  X  Frank  B. McArthur,   -   -   Manager  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  First  Class  in  Every Kespect.     Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stay;e  Line.  K. D. Boeing  L. C. W. Rolls  A. Megraw  W. J. Forbes  F. H. French  Geo. Sproule  Geo. Bowerman  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  19  20  19  17  15  1(5  19  13  11 -  14-  12-  (52  57  55  6:i  4(5  10 ��������� 37  NOTICE.  great  Mr. R. Elmhirst is at Okanagan  Falls purchasing horses for the Keremeos Land Co. The work on the ditch  is to be pushed with all the force that  can be secured.  Mrs. Wade and her daughter Eva  leave here today by the V. V. <S: E.  for Delhi, Out. The rate-payers and  school children Avish them all that is  good. Mr. Wade aeconipanie.'d them  as far as Midway.  To tiik Clin-:--' Uckxci-: I.vhi'kctoic, Si.mii.ua-  hkk.n* LicKNSi.ve; Distkict:���������  TAKK NOTICK that I intenel to apply to the  Hoard of [jieenee Commissioner** for the  .Siniilkaineon Licensing District, for permission  te> transfer the licence* of the Hotel Hedley to  i). (J. Hackney.  "���������7-4 .1. K. GIHUON.  casional showers anel cooler weather. >  Storm forces will be above; the aver- j  age but the most dangerous storms |  will come later in the month, particu-;  lars of which will be given in the next!  bulletin.  Indications are  that  the;  great hot!  wave will effect the middle west much !  more than it Avill   the   eastern sta.tes. j  I expect   moderate     temperatures   in i  Maryland and eastern Virginia during  July,averaging   only    a   few   degrees  above normal, and  therefore  a fairly  good  time  to  visit Washington  and  the Jamestown Exposition. Not much  rain in July.  Try  _v������x\>\YV'--tt_.  Vidoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  From March 1st, 1907, W. E. Welby's Stage will have  connection with the Great Northern Railway at Oioville.  Leave Hedley at (5.80 a.  in.  Return Tuesdays and Saturdays.  "    Keremeos   ���������'   White Lake  '���������    Fairview ....  ArriveutOroville .  ..11.80 a. m.  ....2.00 p. in.  ....4.00 p. lii.  .. .(5.00 p. m.  Leave Oioville at 5.30 a. in.  "     Fairview 8.00 a. in.  Arrive at Hedley (5.30 p. m.  IU  Fare from Hedley to Oroville $8.00  Fare from Hedley to Fairview $(5.00  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor  A beautiful drive over the best of roads.      Express   I  cents  per lb.   to   Oroville.  Fast Stock  and   the  best of .Drivers.      ICxpress  2  cents  per lb. to Fairview.

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