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 #  ,  .'' tj, i'   ,:"���������' ���������>"��������� ' . ���������   r-i.''.'.-��������� ,���������'  f)  i /  ���������1  ���������- '.__*_ .    -I   *  ,u-  -, ��������� ,.>-���������  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IV.  No. 27.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, JULY 16,���������1908  $2.00, in Advance.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  ��������� [IS years' pnictico in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. C'o.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  IRRIGATION  CONVENTION.  w.  H. T.  GAHAN  ���������  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Mumc  PENTICTON,  Block  ,-      -      B. C.  Vernon Gets This Important Gathering���������  Concise History of Movement and  Programme for this Occasion.  J.  W: EDMONDS  ������  -Insurance and  General Agent  -  '    Agent foe* Tuf. Gueat Wrst  SUKANCE COMl'ANY.  Life In-  ��������� PENTICTON,      -      -  B. C.  JflS.GLMKE  U/atchmaker J  H*E*OI__*iir, B.C.    I  GIogRs and Watches for Sale... 1  R H. -RO'GEES,  M.A., 13.C.L. \  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  'Conveyancer,  Real Estate,  Mines,  Crown   Grants  Applied   For  Under Land Act and   ,  Mineral Act.  Agent for: .   .    ,.  London & Lancashire''Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  .'���������'���������"    ..'���������'������������������  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknes, Prop.      ' Penticton, B.C.  SHOE and HARNESS REPAIRING A SPECIALTY  Rear of Shier's Clothing Store.  13  Early in March, 1907, a few enthusiastic irrigationists concluded that  " irrigation in Western Canada had  advanced to a point where it was most  important that a convention should'be  held, and some cohesive effort made  looking to intelligent legislation ejn the  subject." They accordingly called a  preliminary meeting, attended hy a  nuniher of representative men from  the three provinces���������British Columbia,  Alberta and Saskatchewan���������at which  arrangements were made for holding  the* Convention at Calgary on July  17tk and ISth.  The gathering took place, and Avas  attended by a very large number of  representative delegates. A most *hi-  teresting programme of papers and  addresses Avas carried out, furnishing a  vast amount of information on every  phase of the subject of irrigation, a  great deal of valuable discussion took  place, and, in general, the convention  has given u stimulus to. the cause, of  irrigation whose effect is hound to be  very far-reaching.  Not the least item, perhaps, in the  list of what was accomplished was the  placing of the organization on a. permanent footing" under the title of the  Western Canada Irrigation Association, and the' perfecting of arrangements whereby the convention shall  become an annual one, to be held, in  turn, at various irrigation centres in  AVestern. Canada.  The; basis of representation has been  fixed asfollows:  The Governor-General of Canada;  all members of the Senate and House  of .Commons; all Dominion Cabinet  Ministers or any representative appointed by them ; the Dominion Commissioner of irrigation ; the Dominion  Superintendent of Forestry; the Director and Superintendent of Dominion  Experimental Farms; five representatives of the. Canadian Society of Civil  Engineers; two representatives from  each of the Canadian Railways, and  one representative from each agricultural paper in Canada.        \  The following representatives from  the Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia:  , The Lieut.-Governors ; the members  of the  Provincial-  Legislatures;   the  Deputy   Ministers of  Provincial Departments; Provincial Irrigation Commissioners; three each for all Irrigation and ^Irrigation Colonization Companies ; tAVo each for all agricultural,  horticultural, forestry and live stock  associations ; five each for all citie.s,v to  b j appointed by the mayor ;  two each  for Boards of Trade or kindred associations, to be appointed by the president  of the organization;  two each for all  toAvns, villages and rural  municipalities,   to  be appointed by the mayor,  overseer or reeve;   two  each for all  Canadian clubs, to be appointed by the  president of the club -,   the superintendent or  representative appointed  by  him tor  each  experimental or demonstration   farm ;   three representatives  from  other irrigation associations to  be appointed by their presidents.  The permanent officers of the Association, and such others as may, from  time to time, be added hy resolution  at any meeting-of the Association.  In pursuance of the arrangements  made at the.last convention, the Executive Board had already held several  meetings to settle details in connection  with the coming gathering, which, it  has been decided, will be. held during  the week beginuing Monday, Aug. 10.  It-is expected that a most interesting  programme will be carried out, which,  it is hoped, will include papers from  Prof. L. G. Carpenter, Director and  Professor of Irrigation, Colorado Agricultural College, Fort Collins, Col.;  Senator AV. C. Edwards ; A. E. Ash-  croft, Esq., C.E., of Coldstream ; J?S.  Dennis, of Calgary, and others. Another important feature \vill he the  comprehensive discussions anticipated  on the vital subject of Avater legislation. Further details will be furnished  in a later circular. It has also been  arranged to charter a steamer and give  the delegate's a trip down Okanagan  Lake, stopping at various points to  vioAV the; systems of irrigation now in  This three-day excursion down the  lake should be one of the most attractive features in connection with the  convention.  The following is the skeleton programme foi-jthe week:  Monday, Aug. 10th���������Arrive at Vernon, 11 a. m. Three business sessions,  at 11 a. in., 2 and 8 p. m.  Tuesday, Aug. 11th���������Three business  sessions^-at 9:30 a.m., 2 and S p.m.  Wednesday, Aug. 12th���������Drive over  Grey Canal Irrigation System. Evening session at 8 p; m. '  Thursday, Aug. 18th���������-Leave Vernon  for Kelowna, 7:30 a.m. Di ive over the  irrigation system of the Kelowna Land  andrOrchard Company.  Friday, Aug. 14th���������Leave Kelowna  for Penticton, stopping at Peachland  and Suinmerland.  Saturday, Aug. 15th���������Leave Penticton on return* trip, calling at Okanagan  Centre to visit the irrigation system  there. !  Special railroad'rates will be secured  from all parts of the four western provinces to Vernon and return. Delegates paying single fare to Vernon will  be furnished with a return- ticket free.  It is respectfully but earnestly urged  that in the appointment of delegates  persons should be selected who are sincerely interested in the objects of and  purpose attending the convention, and  GRAND FORKS SCORCHED.  The Smelter Town Has $300,000 Fire-  Many Buildings Uninsured  ���������One Fatality.  also that the appointments should be  made at the earliest- possible date. -All  delegates purposing to attend Avill  please send their.names and post office  addresses to the undeisigned at the  earliest possible date. -  All newspapers and other publications are earnestly requested to give  the Avidest possible publicity to this  invitation, and to impress upon their  readers the far-reaching importance of  the forthcoming convention.  W. R. MEG AAA',  Secretary, AArestern Canada Irrigation  Association.  ROCK CREEK   IRRIGATION.  .   (Phoenix Pioneer.)  The big flume at the Kettle Valley  Irrigated fruit lanels at Rock Creek is  now in use.   The fVuihe is 3 x 2 feet,  and is set cju a trestle, the top of the  flume being from 2 to 18 feet above the  ground   The.section just completed is  part of the! main ditch,-is 1,200 feet-  long, and with the other 2,000 feet under construction this season will complete the ditch to Ingram bridge, making it six miles in length.   At present  there   are  completed, ' besides   this,  ���������ahout tAvo   miles   of  latterals.     The  completion of this section Avill put 200  more acres under 'cultivation.  ���������  THE'IJULY   "ROD   AND GUN."  The eyes of not only Canada, but of  the world will be fixed during the pre-;  sent .month upon Quebec and the''.Tercentenary of its establishment. The  life story of Samuel de Champlain,  the founder, is told in the opening article of the July number of "Rod and  Gun and Motor Sports? in Canada,"  published by AV. J. Taylor, at Woodstock, Ontario, and the narrative of  the great explorers life will be found  entrancing reading  At an early hour on Friday morning  fire broke out- in an unoccupied hotel  building in the business portion of  Grand Forks. The fhe had obtained  so great a start before being noticed  that the local fire biigade had too great  a task on hand to hold it in check, and  two of the leading .business blocks  were reduced to ashes.  One fatality resulted. The charred  remains of Nelson Barnaby, of Malo,  AVashington, were found inthe ruins  of one of the hotels. ������������������ "  The places destroyed were as follows:  Yale hotel, loss $10,000; insurance,  $15,000.  .Victoria hotel, loss $8,000; insurance  $5,000.   '  '  Bodega building, loss $2,500; insurance, $1,000; stock loss $750, no insurance. /_  Walker block, loss $2,500; insurance,  $500! '     "  , V. & N. and C. P. R. telegraph offices', loss $1,500'.  Windsor hotel, loss $7,500; insurance,  $1,000.  Eastern Townships bank, loss $11,-  000; insurance $6,000.  British American Trust Company,  loss $2,000, fully insured.  Downey's cigar store building, loss  $6,500; stock loss $2,000; insurance,  $1,500.  Province hotel, loss $8,000; fully  insured.  Clarendon restaurant, Square hotel,  Salvation Army barracks, Union hotel,  loss $25,000; insurance, $12,000.  Co-operative association", loss $25,-  000,   partly  insured.  Hartley's jewelry store, loss $1,000 ;  no insurance.  Dominion Express Company, loss of  books and express.  AV. B. Cochrane, loss $500; no insurance. '..'������-"'  Grand Forks hotel, loss $4,000; insurance, $2;500.  Folger block, loss $2,500; insurance,  $1,000.  Valhalla hotel, loss $8,000; insurance,  $2,500. -  Woodland's drug store, loss $5,600;  insurance,- $3,800.  Chappie's plumbing shop,  loss $14,-  000; insurance, $3,500.  Canadian customs, loss of all records.*  Pare's barber shop,  loss $1,200;   no  insurance.  Win."Spier, loss $2,000; insurance,  $1,000.  Granby hotel, loss $1,000; no. insurance.  S. Horner, loss $500 ��������� no insurance.  R. R. Gilpin, loss $2,600; insurance,  $1,000.  Waugh Bros., loss $600; insurance,  $300.  Besides these a number of smaller-  losses -were sustained by individuals  and societies.  GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WORK.  Mr. Camsell's  Party  Makes Good Progress���������Bradshaw's Canyons Try  the Topographers.  The Geological Survey party are  making good progress these days, and  particularly so in vie.AV of the*, difficult  character of the ground they are  covering.  The topography work is*, being done  by Mr. Reinecke, Avho has this year  joined the Canadian Survey. Mr.  Reinecke is a native of Cape Colony,  South Africa, and has seen much of  the Avorld in various climes. He had  been for three years on the United  States geological survey, but preferring to get on the British side elf the  line he has joined the Canadian survey  in Camp Hedley. AVhile having more  experience in geological avoi k than in  topographical, ho. has clone a great  deal of topography, but has not often  run up against as difficult ground as  he is now doing in the Bradshaw canyon; but notwithstanding the* difficult  ground they are making excellent-  progress.  Mr. Canisell and assistants aie busy-  working enit the geology and platting  it on the -topographical sheets. The  geological problem of Camp Hedley  becomes more interesting as well as  more complex day by. clay as they  work it out, and the ramifications of  the monzonite among the scdimentaries  looks on the. map like a huge octopus.  When they complete the sheet undertaken last summer, they expect to  go up the Tulameen fen- some special  work that has been laid out for them  in connection Avith platinum deposits.  The importance of the work they  have been doing in Camp Hedley is  becoming more apparent all the time.  The only thing Avrong Avith it is that  the area covered by the sheet is too  restricted. To make, it complete the  sheet ought to extend northAvard beyond the Golden Zone, eastAvard far  enough to take in Riordan and Independence mountains and westAvard to  cover Stirling creek.  The limited amount'of prospecting  done by claim-OAvners makes the work  more- difficult for them, :\ncl this* year  the absence of the claim-owners themselves is a draAvback, for much ihfor-,  mation is often obtained from intelligent observant prospectors, especially  if they happen to have dug plenty of  prospect holes.  ANNUAL  SCHOOL  MEETING.  Trustee and Auditor Elected���������Amount of  Levy Fixed for Year.  THE   BRIDEVILLE   ROAD.  both eastern and Avestern fishermen  operation or in process of construction. | something to think about.  to sportsmen, if of less importance,  to  the country, is the fine story of "The  Trail of the ICawaziiigeinns," by Harry  Aiiton   Auer,   author   of   the   North  Country.'   Mr. Auer describes in beautiful language,   the: trip he  took, into  the north country with his father and  mother and tells of tin; joys experienced in  camping and  fishing far away  from civilization.    This story is finely  illustrated from photographs taken by  Mr. Auer.     "In The Next AVest"  lets  in some light upon the new country to  be opened by the Grand Trunk Pacific,  and shows  that  new wonders await  the development of some of our northern and western regions.  "A Se'hool hoy's Search for an Ideal  A'acation," is a most interesting paper  ���������the search including a trip to the  old country, life in the backwoods of  Quebec, a jaunt to a fashionable wat-  ering place and the finding of the ideal  in tho Algonquin National Park. A  paper by Dr. E. Sisley on "The Fresh  Water Trout of Canada" Avill interest  all fishermen and may prove to be the.  source of as much controversy as Our  Aranishiug   Deer,   the*. Doctor giving  I. L. Deardorlf  returned   last Aveek  Of equal interest ] from the Eastern part of   the riding,  where he. had a look oyer  the highways and had a piece of road surveyed  in the vicinity of Bridesville  for gazetting.   This, it is understood is the  piece of road that Avas in litigation a.  few weeks ago.   It  Avas   made   some  years ago on D. McBride's land  by R.  Sehweers, Avith- the  owner's consent  and used by the general public.   This  summer Mr.  McBride fenced it and  laid out another road which necessitated climbing a hill.   The neighbors  had him brought before H. Nicholson,  J. P. who found him guilty  of trespass.    McBride  obtained   counsel   in  Greemvood who had the case appealed  and Judge BroAvn set aside the magistrate's decision, and in   doing so, required all roads to   be   surveyed and  gazetted.    Noav   the 'government, at  the unanimous request of residents in  the vicinity have surveyed the piece  or road in question, presumably AVith  the object of gazetting.   Had Mr. McBride used his own good sense iusead  of going to  Greemvood for legal advice he would be considerably  in pocket, for in many cases if the litigant  have any cash the advice obtained will  be in the interest of counsel and not of  client.  The annual school meeting  for the  Hedley public school was  held  in  the  new school building on Saturday last..  H. S. Joyner was elected  chairman.  and P. M. Gillespie, secretary.  The annual report Avas presented for  the year ending 30th June, 1908. and  this showed  the financial  position   of  the school to be very satisfactory.  -   The total receipts for the*, year Ave re  $1101.74,  and   expenditure    less  than  that by $2.67.   The total indebtedness  is now down to $129.55 of bills payable  and $27.00   accounts   payable.      Last  year the amount required   to be raised  Avas $750.00  Avhich Avas  levied  on   the  assessment   roll.      Of    that    amouut  $627.36 had been collected.    The  taxes  remaining uncollected from  last year  amounts to nearly that of outstanding  debt.  The estimate of funds required to be  levied for the year ending June 30th  1909 is $500 as against $750 last year  and this allows also for levelling off  the school grounds.  The retiring trustee this year Avas  Mr. S. L. Smith the efficient secretary  of the Board who has given more time  and attention to the Avork of the  school than any other member or citizen.   Mr. Smith was re-elected.  Mr. Gillespie was elected auditor; to  fill the place left vacant by the retirement of Mr. Hairsine. A vote of  thanks avus tendered the chairman  after which the meeting adjourned.  The programme of the Irrigation  convention seems to allow very little  time for inspection of ditches at Penticton, and that is where some of the  best irrigation AA*ork has been done in.  the Avhole Okanagau district.  f, THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JULY 16, 1������)8.  rv  -di  HKflKiJ  .,. "and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thi-rsdays. by the Hbdi.hy Gazkttb  Printing a.vd 1';;hijsiun'o Company,  Li.mitkd.  at Hedley. U. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Ptr Year. ?2.00  Six- Month*?   .;..... 1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement. VI linos to the inch.  ;  -Land Notices���������Ccrtitleatew of improvement, etc.  -ST.0O few GO-clay notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  notices.   ,( ' ' . '  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for' one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one i.nch,  10 cents nor line for first insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  'Transients payable iii advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  ������i.;'.*>; over' 1 inch and up to i inches, $1.00  per inch pevmouth. To'constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, bused oji size of space and length  ..,' -of time.   ."' ���������;������������������."     .'.''-  Advertisements Avill bo changce! onee every,  month if advertiser desires, Avithout any extra  charge. lAn- cliniigcs oftcner than once a month  the  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  'A. MEGRAW", Mana���������lnu Editor.  Tiff TRMb-MpinVU *  Full Moon  mu  .���������Last quar.  IS.  190S  JULY  New Moon  2(i.  First quar.  0th.,  190S  Sun. Won. Tiies. Wed. Tliu. Fri. Sat.  12  10  26  1'  2  3  4  P  ..��������� 7  S  "'���������()  10  11  13.  14  15  10  17  18  20"  21  * 22  23.  24  25  27  ii8  29  ' 80  31  WHO WILL WIN  OUT?  All eyes at present, both in  .Ottawa and in the west, are  upon Sifton, and that gentleman apparently, delights in  keeping the in" all guessing. It  ���������was fashionable at one time  ywlieii the siate J. Israel Tarte  was a member of Laurier's cab-  sole cabinet representative for  the west, and saw during that  time, -the provincial government  of Manitoba' throw off the  Gi-eomvay yoke'of Liberal misrule and go Conservative. Just  how- much   that   circumstance  effected Mr. Sif ton's position  with Sir Wilfrid is not known-,  but it is very noticeable "that  from tliat time on Laurier, who  looks for results, deferred less  and less to Sif ton's ;, views, arid  wishes in the matter of policy  for the west*. That is plainly  seen in the Way Sir Wilfrid  forced on the autonomy bill  and also in the squelching of the  original election bill ..which Sifton wanted brought down during . -Fit/pa trick's" term as Minister of Justice, but which Fitz-  patrick refused to father, and  the bill, although' haying gone  so far as to be; printed in1 the  government printing office, never got before the house. That  circumstance added to that of  the autonomy - bill, accounts  fully for Sif ton's -' resignat-ioti;  and with: Sifton out, the hand-'  ling of'Templeman and Oliver  Avho were to Sif ton as a couple  of ehunksof puttyareto a piece  of brick-bat, was an easier task  for Mr. Laurier, but did not conduce  to the safer navigation erf  -- '' ' t.v, "   .."  the Liberal ship of state among  the shoals of western politics.  Whether of his own initiative  or urged by his colleagues J.and  followers in the house, Sir Wilfrid Laurier has of late;shown;a  certain degree of willingness to  I836  LANDS AND.:*WORKS.  N OTICK-is hereby given that the bouhda  of the  Nelson, Mevelstoke" iiricl'Sic  inet to call him the  the administration,"  to-day,   although 'no  "master of  but Sifton  longer a  member of the government,  merits more the title "master of  the -administration" than ever  Tarte did, but he sways it from  the outside. ���������     .  Those   who may  think   that  the urbane Mr. Laurier  is  too  courtly and agreeable to assert  his right- of leadership  and employ all the powers for domination which that position  gives  him   are  altogether   mistaken  in the man.   Laurier  is  to-day  the  most  pronounced   type  of  political   tyrant   that   Canada  has ever seen. Laurier'the leader of the government and thrice  confirmed in that right,   is as  . different    from     Laurier    the  aforetime leader of the  opposition as anyone could  well conceive of.    In opposition  he was  the  expert phrase-maker who  invented the expression "sunny  ways of patriotism" that earned  for him the nickname Mr. "Sunny ways," and that very circumstance more than anything else  gave to the public an altogether  mistaken idea of the man.    His  first cabinet Avas undoubtedly a  strong aggregation, but one by  one  the  strong   ones    dropped  out,   leaving only  the  weaker  ones     whoso   individuality   (if  tliey can be said  to   have  any)  can easily be merged in that  of  the leader.    Sir Oliver  Mowat'  for over  quarter  of  a  century  loader  oi  the  government    of  Ontario which lind during most  conciliate Sifton and  get him  back into the cabinet,  but. that  the  price  he   was requi red to  pay  by  way   of concession'i to  attain this end  was no light affair is-sbown by the dose Sifton  required-him-to swallow  when  the election bill which Fitzpat-  had repudiated   became a government measure fathered by  Aylesworth.    Borden's resolute  opposition to  this  bill put Sir  Wilfrid in a bad hole, especially  when it caused him to prevaricate    concerning    Fitzpatx-ick's  Hornier refusal to father a  similar bill.    The  whine about obstruction at Ottawa in opposing  the Aylesworth  bill was  used  for all it was worth to influence  the elections in ��������� Ontario    and  Quebec, but it was found to be  worth   nothing     for  Ontario's  answer was  so  emphatic that  the   Siftonian  clauses     of  the  Aylesworth bill  died   on that  day and   the   breach   between  Laurier and Sifton was  correspondingly widened.   That Sifton Avas not disposed *co  submit  meekly to the emasculation  of  his favorite bill,  is seen "by tho  vicious threatening editorial  in  Sifton's   organ,   the   Winnipeg  Free Press, which in  condemning the government's surrender  on tho election bill has  set the  public agog  to  find  out   what  it all means.  It is  now  Laurier's move on  WEST KOOTKNAY DISTRICT AND SIMIL-  ICAMKEN "DIVISION OK YALE  ,, ;      .... DISTRICT,:.,. ,.,.   , ,<���������''-������������������.���������  "aries  loean  Land liccording Divisions of AVest Ivootenay  District', and the Similkameen Land Recording  Division of Yale District, have-been altered,  and that on and after ..September the 1st, 1908,  the boundaries of the said Land Recording  Divisions will be as follows :������������������'' ���������   "      '  ���������Nelson Land Recoiuwxo' Division. '  Commencing at a peiinb on the International  Boundary where it is intersected .by,the western .boundary of Section 2. Township 10a, Koe>t-  onay District, being alse> the western boundary  of the .-.Nelson & Kort Sheppat-d Railway Land  Grant; thence due north about Si miles to the  southern boundary of Lot.-5,810, Group 1, ivootenay; thence due west to the eastern boundary  of the i-ight-of way, of the Columbia & Western  Railway, which  forms  the boimdary of Lot  2,(i!)S, Group I. Osoyoos Division,of Yale District  (now Similkameen);. thence easterly and northerly, following said eastern boundary of said  right-of-way, to the north-east corner-of Lot  2,(i''S; .thence  clue  west along' tho, northern  'boundary of Lot 2,098 to the'divide between the  waters running into tlie Columbia: River.and  Arrow Lakes from those flowing to the west;  thence northerly, following; tlie summit of the;  mountains to a. point 50 unles due north of the  International.-'Hcmndary.   which /is  also  the.  north-cast corner of the Sintilkaiu'ec'tV Division  of Yale District*, thence duo cast to ex pointdue  south of-the south-west corner- of Township 09,  Kooteuay; thence clue north to the north-east  corner of Township 05.  Osoyoos Division of  Yale*; thence north-westerly tei the* summit of;  the, divide separating the waters flowing into  the*Columbia River anel Arrow Lakes from the  waters flowing to the west; thence following  the summit of the mountains,' in a northerly  direction, to a point due west of the north-west  corner of Lot .198, Group X? Kootcnay, which  point is the north-AVest corner of the Nelson.  Land Recording Division ; thence dvie east to  the summit of the Avater-shcd dividing the,  waters ilowing into the Arrow Lakes from the  waters flowing into Sloeari Lake, which is the  north-east*corner, of. Nelson Land Recording  Division; thence southerlyalong the divide between the waters ilowing into the 'Arrow Lakes  and the waters flowing into Slocan River and  Slocan Lake to a point near the headwaters of  Pass Crock; thence'folio wing the height of land  to the mouth of Little Slocan River; thence  crossing the Slocan River and following the divide separating the waters flowing into the  Slocan River and  Kootcnay Lake from'-tho  waters flowing into Ivootenay River and West  Arm of ICootonay Lake totheriorth-westcornor  of Lot 7,023, Group 1, kootcnay; thence due cast  long tlie north boundaries of Lots 7,023 and  -1,901, to the west shore, of Ivootenay Lake:  thence southerly and easterly to Pilot Point;  .thence-northerly to the north-west corner.of  Lot 1,189, Group 1, Kootcnay; thence easterly,  following- the height of land separating the  Avators flowing into t.'ravaford Creek from the  water.'? flowing into Grey's Creek, to the eastern  boundary of West Ivootenay District, near the  headwaters cif Maker Creek ; thence southerly,  following the divide: separating the Avaters  flowing into ' Ivootenay Lake and ICootonay  Rivcr from the: waters flowing into St. Mary's  Creek and the - Moyic.'River, to "the International Boundary*, thence westerly along the  International Boundary to the point of commencement. ' ���������- ���������'������������������'���������'���������  --Rea-eLstoice Land "ReCokdinc; Division.  Commencing at the north-west corner of the  Nelson Land Recording Division; thence northerly, following the summit of the mountains  dividing the waters flowing into-the Columbia  River from those flowing to the ./west, to the  height cif.land between l-oster Creek and Kelloy  Creek, to the intersection of Canoe River;  thence southerly down the centre of Cauoe  River to the Columbia River; thence in asouth-  castorly direction to tlie dividing ridge of the  Selkirk range of mountains; thence following  the said dividing ridge in si-south-easterly direction to the summit of Rogers Pass; thonco  in a south-easterly direction, following the  water-shed nearest the Upper Columbia River,  to its intersection with the southern boundary  of the Dominion.Railway Belt; thence southwesterly, following the southern boundary of  the Railway Bolt, to its intorsec-tionNvith the  divide between tho waters flowing into Duncan  River and Fish RiVcr, near the headwaters of  Tectzel Creek; thence southerly following the  hcightof land dividing tho waters flowing into  Duncan 'River from the waters flowing into  Arrow Lake and Trout Lake, toapointoppositc,  the north cud of Howser Lake; thence westerly, following the southern water-shed of Lake  Creek, to a point on the Lardo^River opposite  the height of laud between Cascade Creek and  Poplar Creek ; thence following that height of  land and the water-shed dividing the waters of  Wilson Creek from the waters flowing into  Lardo River and Kooskanax Creek to the  north-east corner of the Nelson Land Recording  Division, being the south-cast corner of the  lievelstokc Land Recording Division; thence  following the northern boundary of the Nelson  Land Recording Division due west to the point  of commencement.  Slogan Land Recording Division.  ���������Commencing at the north'-cast corner of the  Nelson Land Recording Division, which is also  the south-east corner of the Rcvelstoke Land  Recording Division ; thence following the eastern boundary of the Rcvelstoke Land Recording  Division, in a general easterly anel northerly  direction, to its intersection, with tho south  boundary of the'Dominion Railway Belt;  thence northerly anel '"easterly, following the  Dominion Railway Belt, to its intersection with  the eastern-boundary of AA'cst Kootcnay District; thence in a south-easterly direction, following the water-shed nearest the Upper  Columbia'River, to the ."iOth parallel of north  latitude; thence in a southerly direction, following the divide separatingthe waters flowing  into Ivootenay Lake from the waters flowing  into St. "Mary's ('reck, to its intersection with  the easterly boundary of the Nelson Land Recording Division*.!; the headwaters of Grey's  Creek :' thence following the easterly boundary  of the Nelson Land Recording' Division to the  point of commencement.  IlKceiiiDiNCr Division ok  District.  Commencing at a point on the  International  .K-mnelary where it is intersected  by  Paynston  Creek,  which  is also the south-cast corner of  Yale Laud Iteeording District; thence following  northerly along the said crock anel the South j  l-'ork of the Hiiuilkuuic-cti  River to its junction  with  the Tiiliimeeii   Itiver:    thence   westerly  fl-i-    ,.1-,/--,/-.1-,m.    Un,���������J       .,,-,,1    if"    l,n   iih'ng the Tuliiuieen   River to the   mouth of  tllO    Checker    board,     ailCl   ll    lie ' o-ina. Creek:  thence northerly   along China  Mi.r-        r-1-ii..-.liiL.-      m,,,nl,. <���������; Creek to its ii-lei-scction with the south heiunel-  dlij        bUiptUb      SUppi(-y       Oi. !:u.y of Lot !K>'.l. Croup I,   Kandoops  Division of  ��������� r-M    cf,i,,���������r.���������   | Vale  llist :-ii-i-.  thence eluo cast to the eastern  .Old   SLOl.lgC. j hunk ol'Ok-.tiiiigiiu Itiver; thence inunortherly  | direction, following the eastern shore of Okuu-  lVOAv i ngnn  River mid Okanagan   Lake,  to a point  j distant f><> miles dm; north of the  International  I Hounihiry;    I hence   due  east to  the  western  ! boundary of the Nolsiin L:ind  Recording Divi-  ' sion  of  Kunteiiny   District: thence southerly,  following the*..--nid western boundary of  Koote-  THE BANK OF  1904;  ca  x This .Baiiklhas a l-ecord behind it of nearly thx-ee quarters of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,006.  yvion-ey Advanced oii reasonable terms. Drafts  bought and sold. Sale Notes cashed or taken for-\collection. Money Qrders and Letters of Credit issued,  payable in the leading cities of the wox*ld.  EEsorovi/s in connection with Mining Deals given  special attention.' -     , .���������  Hedley   Branch,    -   -   L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  aaxE_a____E  ^V������'<W������W/j������t������^^'*>Wi������^  l������  ���������  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing imprint of the home office���������is   ,  a, valuable aid to -the local business man, ���������  for it shows that he is public-spirited and ���������������  loyal to his town    IT Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the' community in  which he.resides to give him their trade  Tlie Gazette Jofi Department  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district,   outside   of   Vernon   and   the .  larger offices-in. the Boimdary    .   ::        ::  ������_.^iiv*M<-<-Ji-.������<-L-*ei*-f     ,  Latest Type Faces,  6T  nrtlstio flrfaiKjemeirt  Are the three essentials to u-ood work  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Btll Heads  Memo Heads  Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters, yd., Vc.  1T Anything from a visiting-card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition, poster  *!T No job too small or none too large for.us  ���������reESgn-gjraga-?o-Be_*_e���������t  flEDLEY GilZETTE f. & f. 60., Ltd.  .'*>-iM������-,^'^'-W������B-C������������S((������J|  ^(aU������BsSJ>P-VJi>t._3l<IM������xV..L������Wi'..���������:S./.-,  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE m> REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Simii.IvA.meen Land'  Yai.k  has  '���������sunny ways''' m  c:c  the  Lord knows  he  have need of them.  storage,  will  of ins tenure of office nearly one  half the entire population of  Canada, sought relief from the  meek anci lowly role of Laurier  uxideriing by accepting the position of lieutenant-governor of  Ontario which he held until his  death six years ago. Tarte,  Blair, Sifton and others found,  the incessant genuflexion business too  irksome  and  dropped  out.  Sifton, in the earlier years  of  Laurier's government,   was tire  Everything points to the present session of the Dominion  parliament, now nearly at an  end, being the last session of the  term. The length, breadth and  thickness of the supplementary  estimates point to only one  conclusion and that is that a  general election will take place  before the house re-assembles.  parallel; thence west  to the place of wini-  W. J. Bryan has been nominated by the Democrats to go up  against Taft for the the presidency of the United States*." He  is said to have visited a f ortiine-  imy District to tlie: I'lih  along Die .tilth ������������������.���������irallol  uiciiceiiiciit.  UOBT. A. KKNWICK.  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lauds and Works Departments  Victoria, I'.C., June W.lth. I MIS. 27-1  teller to learn what were his  chances of success and was told  that he would have "one more  defeat." This didn't sound too  bad for Bryan whose prophetic  soul can look beyond the present, and he straightway inquired of her, "what after that?"  He -received the reply, "you'll  be so used to it you wont mind  after that." ���������l-HE/HEDLEY e GAZETTE,- JULY:  16,  1908.  ytwwtey&rat&A%yr^^^^  THE  Great Nortliern  Hotel'"  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of'both teible  :   :   :' :      and bar.    -.':   :   :   :  All the Avants of the, travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  lMMyMtf*i%*������S',**������S.W  $  V+  X  X  S  i  X  X  i  I  X  Grand Union  Hotels  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  PflLftGE,  Liveru, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY, TL C.  H A good stock of Horses anel Rigs on  Hand.   IT Orders for Teaming  promptly sit tended to.  WOOD   FOB   SALE!  'Phone 14.  -   INNIS BROS.   Proprietors.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  -*��������� * ft *��������� X  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Town and Distrsd.  H. C. Pollock av--s on,.the sick list  last AVQek, but-is able lo be 'at- work  again. -        *-.-,-"*,  Monday's rain caine in handy in a  lot of ways, and not the least important was the} check it put on bush fires.  On Wednesday .and Saturday of  last week the maximum' tempera tut e  at the* mine went higher than at any  time last year.  It is reported that a temporary, rise  in the river caused the loss of some of  the piling.for the Keremeos bridge.  Tbi* report lacks confirmation.  Mrs Olding.'-of "Vancouver and grandchildren, and Miss Renton of Pic ton,  N. S., caine in- on Friday's stage en-  route for Pi-inceton to visit Mrs.  Hunter.  The maximum thermometer at* the  mill broke, in the. hot spell of the week  before last,, but a new one was on  duty for the hot wave at the end of  bust week.  H. D. Barnes, time-keeper anel wave  house man for the Daly Reduction Co.  is going.pff for a few weeks' holidays,  and his place will be filled during his  absence by Mr. Thompson Ross.  J. J. Marks was down from the Golden Zone on Monday. A few iktas  that the mill boss wanted Avas the  cause of his ���������pilgrimage. The. Golden  Zone whistle noAv awakens the echoes  around the head waters of Twenty-  mile.  \ -i  . Mr. F. A. Ross, general manager of  the Daly Reduction Co., returned on  Friday last after an absence oh the  Coast and elsewhere of a little; over  two months*. He was accompanied on  his return by his eldest son Thompson  Ross who Avill remain part of the summer."  .. Mr. J. R. Bro.Avn,. go.vrinnient_igent  'at: Fairvivw*,* paid an official visit  . tot the '"Similkameen .this, week, and  in his capacity of stipendiary magistrate dealt with a,case in Hedley tliat.  ���������was beyond thirpowei s of local justice.  This, kindne'-M' on-bis pari saved the  parties conbevned- the cost of a trip lo  FairvieAv.  The steam shovel is AVorking along  steadily on the guide below Brad-  sliaw'.s. It ii-*. reported, that the large  fill on Brushy Botlom will, not all be  brought up to grade} before, tho rails  ���������ive laid, but'much filling done after-  Avards by the work trains. ' The arrival.of the track-layers is awaited to  make things more interesting.  T. Roderick returned this week from  Olalla, in the SimiiUameen, whore .he  has been doing assessment work on  the Jam Considerable assessment  Avovk is being done on claims in that  vicinity, but the Bullion Avith seven  men at work, is the* only claim Avhere  active development is being carried on.  ���������Phoenix Pioneer. .  For plain sewing,' repairing and len-  ova'ting gentlemen's clothing, try Miss  Elliott, Kingston Ave.  ���������*���������>���������������������������������*��������� ���������������������������������*������������������������ ��������� ��������� *��������� +++++4>&&&&&<9^><b<>&<&<><>'&<>'f> O ->->  - - ��������������������������� (.1  B 1*  p#r-f  r  r-./.*vt<r<i"__-v- vt_������.-Tj__*v-__T^-*^_*K_i__t_*<  GUARD THE FIRES.  Cautions  for   Campers   in  the   Forest.  fcverijtliiiig New and  First-Glass  Ben* supplied' with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, anel Special  Attention   paid   to   the.   Tabic".  THE "MODEL"  LIVERY STABLE  Princeton, B. C.  ���������THE T?fNEST TURNOUTS IN THIS COUNTRY  EXTRA AA'JBLL FITTIilD FOR LONG DRIVES  Broomfieid & Garrison  PROPRIETORS  _____ - -  Tenders Wanted.  TENDERS for clearing school grounds will  be received by the undersigned.    Fuller  particulars on applying to the secretary.  S. L SMITH.  25-1 Seo'y School Board.  X  ���������5  ���������8  X  SI  ss  X  X  X  x  X  &  X  X  x  X  X  x  si  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  SS  Si  I  s  x  I  X  X  H  x  ���������x  X  X  X  H  K  x  X  K  K  x  K  *������  %  *  x  K  K  K  K  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing;-; more beel  room accoiuiiiodation than any  other hotel /in town. Table and  bar   ilrsb-class.    Hates   moderate.  Mr. S. E. Hamilton Avent up to tho  Golden Zone on Saturday to take  charge of the* stamp mill. Mr. Hamilton has had long and successful experience in stamp-milling in various mills  and for the last year and a half" has  bad chaige of the vanners in the Daly  Reductiou Co's mill in Hedley.  Carl Hairsine who has been in the  employ of Shatfords Limited most of  the time; for the past four years loft on  Monday morning for the coast, and it  is possible that before settling down to  a steady job he may re-ATisit his home  in Ontario. Carl made a heap of Avarm  friends in Fairview and Hedley, Avho  are sorry to see him go.   .  On Sunday morning a coyote made  a dash doAvn the mountain side behind Kingston Ave., and captured a  chicken from one of E. D. Boeing's  broods. The robbery was committed  in broad daylight, and witnessed by  several spectators, one of whom chased  a rifle bullet after him, but the coyote  beat an orderly retreat retaining possession of the chicken, and doubtless  taking valuable observations for future  raids.  .... Mrs. E. ET HardAvick, of Victoria,  arrived quite unexpectedly on Wednesday of last Aveek, giving her Hedley friends a pleasant surprise. She is  accompanied by her son Oxley, Avho  Avars a mere-baby when they left- hen-  two years ago. Mr. Hardwick came  with her as far as Seattle, and saw her  rafely on the Great Northern train for  Spokane. She expects to remain a  Aveek or two longer before returning  to Victoria.  ���������Mr. W. C. McDougall came in on  Mondays stage from the East. Mrs.  McDougall has been much benefitted  by the treatment received in the hospital in New York, and is steadily  gaining strength. She is now with  friends at Port Dover, Ontario, Avhere  she will spend part of the summer.  Mr. McDougall reports business quiet  in the east, the most engrossing fea-,  tores at present being the tercentenary-celebration at Quebec, and the  forthcoming-federal elections which  are generally belieA'cd in the east to-be  near at hand.  Forest fires are caused in only too  many instances, by campers and tourists who-leave their fires unguarded or  are in other ways careless about their  fires. Many of these holiday makers in  the woods avouIcI be-the last people in  the-Avovld to wilfully destroy timber in  this Avay, but yet a lack of care on the  part of some has often had a most lamentable result.  Occasionally what seem cases of apparently wanton carelessness are met  with. A flagrant instance of such neglect AA-as shown some time* ago by a  party of seventeen campeisfrom Hamilton, Ohio, in thcTimagami (Ontario)  forest reserve, who broke camp one  morning leaving quite a large fire burning. The campers, in their special car,  however, we-re stopped at North Bay,'  and not allowed to proceed on their  journey until they bad paid the. expenses of extinguishing the fire as well  as those of their own detention.-' Such  cases are fortunately, rare.  Attention to a few points may save  much loss from this cause. No match,  cigar end or other burning object  should"ever be thrown down in the  forest until totally extinguished.  Camp fires should not be larger than  is necessary, and should not be left,  even for a short time-*, until one is sure  they are "dead out." Fires should not  be built in dangerous places, such as  among leaves, near -rotten wood, or  an j- place Avhere they are likely to  spread. Avoid building a fire against  a large or a hollow log, for in such a  place it is hard to knoAV when the fire  has been thoroughly extinguished. In  Avindy Aveather a bole, should be dug  doAvn to the mineral soil and the fire  confined in this.  The Lake St. John district in Quebec, was.the scene of a fire, only a feAV  days ago. The fire AA'as caused, it'is  supposed, by fishermen Avho neglected  to extinguish  their camp fires.  Just what you require for  this  hot weather.  We have a limited number  * -  of them which we are clearing out at 20 Per Cent. Off  the regular prices. .  If you want anything in  this line don't delay buying as  our supply will not last long.  RIIOlVUU'K'iU ���������  dtfnr  General Merchants  Hedley & Fairview  ^���������&+^<&&&-&&&&<a������<&<>'&<t<><a*&<x>^&-������><fr<&^<z><QKfr ���������&*$><&���������<&���������&  X  ���������s  K  K  x  K  x  ������   WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  S  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  u  -&p*%o  tf IS.  >r  lottoR  'oratory  CALL UP PHONE No. 5  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  R_ X EB>M������im  ���������S  x  X  si  1  X  ���������a  !  i  %  ^*t^*JKVMMI&(!^^  Try  .vvvx\*OKV-SX*'������i_  WATCH   THE-GREENHORN.  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor  When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  Last week lire got into the avoocI-  piles up TAventy Mile, just above the  dam. The amount destroyed Avas 20  cords. This wood avuk cut for the  D. R. Co. iu Mr. Rodgers' time, and  the intention Avas to iloat it dtnvn the  flume. The avoocI had been cut on the  reservation, and Avhen the* wagon road  Ava.s constructed up the creek, the Indians concluded that'they Avanted the  Avood for themseh'es, and asked .$i.(J0  per cord for it standing in the piles.  How the fire originated is not* knoAvn,  but ample time Avas given to save " the  Avdod if the Indians had gone to avoi-Ic  when they Avere notified that the Avood  AA-as in danger. None of them turned  out to do anything and as a result the  fire reached the Avood piles and burnt  them up.  It is only the greenhorn Avho in  camping avi 11 build a bigJire to boil a  little Avater.-A big fire for such a purpose is a nuisance, for it gets too hot  to handle cooking utensils on it and it  offers far more danger of getting beyond control. Because there may be  a good supply of dry'limbs handy by,  that is no reason Avhy they should all  be piled on the fire. If you have a  greenhorn in your party, Avateh him.  Jn making a temporary camp-fire, first  pick out a good safe places Avhere there  will be no danger of the fire spreading.  Next, use no more flre-AVOocl than Avill  produce the little bit of beat you may  require, and finally see that it is all  dead out before you leave* it. And  don't, under any circumstances neglect  to Avateh the. greenhorn.  BULL-DOG^IS HEARD FROM.  Editor Gazette :  Thanks Cor the compliment in your  last issue on "Tenacity." Please add  as a. post script: "After i'olleiwing  stringers of ore for four years, this  season's 'AVork has given me seA'eral  feet of shipping ore, and as soon as the  railroad reaches Hedley 'The Bull-dog  Mine' will join the shipping class."  Yours, Bum, Dog- Bhoaa-x.   ���������������--ub������������������������ ��������� ��������� ��������� -   -���������  BORN  K.KHHY.���������At Grand Forks, on Tuesdny, July  7th, to the wife ol' Mr. l-\ M. Kerby, n son.  handbook:  (New Edition issued March, 1308.)  SIZE:   Octavo.  PAGES:   122S.  CHAPTERS:   25.  SCOPE: The Copper Industry of the World.  COVERING: Copper History, Geolopy,  Geography, Chemistry. Mincialojjy. Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities. Alloys. Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents, Alines in Detail,  Statistics of Prodvuition. Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conccdodly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  . ROOK ON COPPER.  THE MINER needs tho book for the facts  it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and Copper Mines.  THE METALLURGIST needs the book for  the facts it Rives him regarding copper milling,  leaching, smelting and refining.  THE COPPER 'CONSUMER needs the book  for every chapter it contains. It tells what,  and explains how and why.  THE INVESTOR IN COPPER .SHARES  cannot ali'ord to he without it. The Copper  Handbook -jives statistics and general in-  fbi'iun.tinn on one hand, with thousands of  dclailcel mine descriptions on the other,  covering the copper mines of the entire world,  and the 10 pages of condensed statistical tables  alone are worth more than the price of the  book to each anel every owner of copper mining shares.  PRICE: .?."i.00 in buckriini with gilt top. or  .?7.o0 in full library morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sent you. nil carriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you iilt'onl not to see the book and judge for  yourself of its value to you .'  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher.  HORACE J, STEVENS  (JOI   SIIELDEN   BUILDING, HOUGHTON.  MICH,  L". S. A. ir*  -'     CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  Offers Wanted.  *L*F AVING decided to close out the E.-tate of  A A the Hedley Lumber Company ns soon as  possible, the undersigned will be pleased to  consider bids for the stock, plant, tools &c.  Outstanding accounts not promptly settled will  be placed in the hands of a collector.  -tf  S. L. SMITH, Assignee.  FOR SALE  rpUlINISHED House on Lot **7. Block 1. Daly  - Avenue, at present owned sunt occupied  by T. Dickinson. House and furnishings in  good condition; ! rooms; all papered and painted. AVtiter convenient. Cellar. Lot fenced.  A SNAP at $r>5!'.')0. ������������������>(���������-���������.!  NOTICE.  HIMIUCAMEKN LAND DISTRICT.  District oi-' Y.ai.k.  TAKE NOTICE that Llewellyn Rullock-AA"eb-  ster, of London, Eng., occupation���������gentleman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Comrnenoinsr at a post planted at thc-N. W.  corner of Lot, ���������)31, thence north 10 chains,  thence east 10 chains, thence south 10 chains,  thence west 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing Mi acres, more or less.  (Sgd) L-TjEWEuLVN nUL*LOCK-WEnSTKK,  Hy his agent, J. Robert Eraser, Captain.  June 10th, 1908. '23-10  Teacher Wanted.  -TTIIK  Undersigned will receive applications  -*���������     for Teacher for tho Hedley Public-School,  up to July iifith. lijflS.   Apply, stating e*miUficii-  tions, with testimonials.  S. L. SMITH.  27-'.! Sce'y School Hoard, Hedley. B.C.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok Y.m.k.  Tp-V* K*'' NOTICE that Violet Bullock AVcbster,  x    of London, Eng., occupation,��������� * intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands :���������  Commencing at a post planted at the S. AV.  corner of Lot 2531, thence south 10 chains,  thence east -10 chains, thence north 10 chains,  thence west SO chains to the point of commencement, containing 1(50 acres, more or less.  (Sgd) Violet Rui.i.ock-Wkhster,  By her agent, J. Robert Fraser, Captain.  June 30th, 100S. 23-10 v-I--HE-'-HED]^Y.;-.6^  '���������11  ,..; Coaclies |a . France.  - As regards the history of coaches In  France, Henry IV. was assassinated in  1G10. Soon after his death some engravings -were published representing  him being murdered in his carriage by'  Ravaillac. It is from these that we  get a fair idea of the coaches.  They are simply square boxes, measuring by scale six feet in length by  three and a half feet in width, on four  wheels'-of the same diameter, without  any springs.or straps and seating six  persons in till���������namely, two with their  backs.'to the horses, tAvo facing them  and two more, one ou each side of the  tAvo "boots" at tho side. Each A'ehlcle  had a roof, resting on light columns,  and curtains to draw or to let down.  This agrees Avell Avith the received  accounts of the incident, according to  one version of Avliicli Henry rode in  an open caiTi.-*,-.-'i*. and according to another that as soon as the fatal blow  was delivered by the assassin the  king's attendant who rode with him  in the carriage drew the curtains, and,  hiciii'g. the-king from public .view,- assured the enraged people that he was  only Avounded.���������Notes-and'Queries.  ' Cuban  Women. *  The Cuban women���������mid the men as  well���������are intense!;*- affectionate. They  say much in Avords, .often more than  their hearts feel. But they -are'.very  warm hearted. Every letter that I get  from girl friends' of six months' acquaintance is a lOA-o letter, full of passionate expressions of endearment. The  Cuban women mature quickly, and a  girl of'fourteen in Cuba is'as mature  as a girl of seventeen here. Early marriages are the rule. The Cuban Avonien  are dainty, pretty and very like the  French Avoiuen, with many of the  French Avays and ideals. They care  little for forming themselA*es into clubs  for literary culture, and Avoman suffrage doesn't agitate them. They are  ���������vastly more interested in being clever  needlewomen, . good" musicians, good  housekeepers,, charming sweethearts,  than in running the government.  Make  Money  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  ....TERMS....  HEDLEY is the chief toAvn on the ronte of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Kaihvay; and Avith tho 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.  ^-a-r-^.f)������W>W^  ZE5____-������J  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  and 6 months, with  interest at the rate  of ,6 per cent.  Farx*asixCs Deatli.  Admiral Farnigut's death was due to  the selfishness of a woman.' The admiral and his wife were coming from  California, when, a Avoman occupying  a seat in front of .tucin in the car  opened a window. Admiral Farragut  was ill, and the strong draft of Avind  which bleAV directly upon him chilled  him. Mrs. Farragut asked the woman  courteously if she Avould not kindly  close the avuuIoav, as it was annoying  to her husband. The Avoman snapped  out: "No, I won't close the Avjndow.  I don't care if it does annoy him. I am  not going to smother for him." Admiral Farragut thus caught a severe  cold, which .resulted in his death. A  few days before the end came he said,  "If I. die, that woman will be held accountable."���������Exchange.  Who  Invest Now  ���������Pirchase a few'Lots feefere the HaiSway Comes===  For Full Po.rti-ci4B.girs, j/Waps Etc.,  -MRJr������I_"V'   TO-  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY  METEOROLOGICAL.  Easy lo Keep Afloat.  If every person knew that it is impossible to-,sink if one keeps his arms  under water and moves his legs as if  he Avere going upstairs, and that one  may keep this motion up for hours before fatigue ends it, there Avould b������  few casualties. Such is the fact. Except where cramp 'renders. motion impossible, the man who gets an unvol-  untar'y ducking has small chance of  droAvuing. He can generally keep afloat  until rescuers appear. The people who  drown are those Avho frantically Avave  their arms out of Avater and lose their  self possession.  The following arc the readings sIioav-  ing temperature, etc., for the week  ending July 11:  AT THE MINE.  Julv  5  6  7  8  '9  10  11     '  Average maximum temperature 75.  Average, minimum do 3S.14  Mean teinperature 56.57  Rainfall for the Aveek     .1   inches.  Snowfall       "       " .0  CORItESl'ONOING AVEEK OK LjVST YEjlIC  NOTICE.  Maximum        I  ttinimutii  72    '   ..  28  70  2-1  77  40  80  43  70  42  76  43  80  45  Tlie  Castle In  Chess.  The castle in chess owes its shape  and name to a misunderstanding of its  old Italian name, "rocco," as if it were  "roeca " a castle or fortress. Tho words  rocco, rook and roc (French) come from  rohk, the old Persian name of the  piece, which was in the shape of an  elephant. Curiously enough, tho elephant carried a little castle on his back,  and the position of the piece on the  board seemed suitable for a castle.  .By Jupiter, Take  This.  The letter "11"' at the head of all pre-  scriptions is derived from the Latin  word recipe, the imperative meaning  "take." The little dart over the tail  of the "1*" is tho symbol of Jove, or  the Latin god Jupiter, and invests the  writer Avith his authority��������� by the poav-  er of Jupiter. Therefore the sign properly reads, "By Jupiter, take this."  Highest  maximum temperatur  e 76,  Average maxi mum  do  70.  LoAvest minimum  do  32  Average  minimum  do  41.71  Mean  do  55.55  AT THE MILL. .  Maximum1'  Minimum  July 5  ���������  ,.  54  6  ���������  ,.  55  7  . .           ���������  ..  54  S  ���������  ,,  54  0  85  ..  53  10  80  ..  5(1  11  97  ..  70  Certificate of Improvements.  MIDDAY Fractional Mineral Claim, situated  in the Osoyoos Mining Division of A'ale  ' District. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOTICE that I. F. W. Groves, acting  as agent-for the Yale Mining Co., free  miner's certilieate Xo. 7fX)33, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of .Improvements,  for tho purpose of obtaining iv Crown Grant of  the above claim.  Anel Further take notice that action, under  Section 87, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certiiicate of-Improvements.  Dated this 25th day of May, IMS.  22-10  F. A\r. GROVES.  If 5  X  X  X  X  X  X  *g  X  X  K  K  x  x  x  X  X  X  The Commercial  Hedley,   B.C.  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDER.    WHITE HELP ONLY.  NOTICE.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS <fc CIGARS  I  ���������*  ss  X  %  Average maximum temperature. ���������.  Average minimum do 56.57  Mean . do ���������.  Rainfall for the Aveek   .03   inches  COIiKESl'OXDING WEEK Ol-" LAST YEAI*  Highest maximum temperature 82.  Average do do 70.  LoAvest minimum do 43.  Average 'do do 53.42  Mean do 6S.78  Certificate of* Improvements.  UNION-Fractional and NORTHERN LIGHT  Fractional Mineral ;Claims, situate in the  .Similkameen Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOTICE that I. F. AV. Groves, acting  A as agent for Horatio J. Duffy. Free Miner s  Certificate No. B5515; Frank Tarrant, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 5508. and George "Wilkinson, Free Miner's Certificate No. Ii , intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants for the above claims.  Anel further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of May, 1M0S.  19-10 . F. W. GROVES.  I *.-:���������."���������'      ^ J  $���������   McArthur <S& GuSney, -   -   Proprietors    5  x   ���������*-    ��������� - .5  x st  GEO. KIRBY, lanager. v  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  NOTICE.  Yoni'Nclf,  Man's greatest enemy is himself. If  every man in the Avorkl should be as  careful of deserving an honest opinion  of himself as ho.is of getting the good  opinion of others there Avould be a  vast difference in the standing of the  majority of mankind.  Off Duty.  "Hello.'" cried the policeman. "Reading a paper, oh? I thought you were a  blind man!"  "So I am during business hours," the  blind man replied, "but I'm off duty  now."  Certificate of Improvements.  "V. S." Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:  Csmip Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that T, Chas. dcRlois Green.  Free Miner's Certificate No. Dl!)i-j2, intend  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Ueeorder for a Certilieate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crou-il  Grr.nt of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 'i7, rnu.st bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this (ith day of July, A. D. l'JOS.  2.S-10 C. l)l-:D. GRFEN.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights <_c.  Anyone somllnn a sketch and description may  quickly aacertuln our opinion free whether an  Invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly corill-ieiittal. HANDBOOK on Patents  aernt froo. Oldest iieency for aecunn-rpatonts.  Patents taken tlirouidi JMunu & Co. receive  special notice, without chnreo, in tbe  - ������.  &������2  dcomely 111  )ii of any 6  four montl  SIOHH & Co>������������������������*-^- New York  Ahandcomc'Iy Illustrated vroekly. I.nrcest circulation of any scienrluc Journal. Terms. S3 a  7e*nr: four months, $1.  Sold byall newErteulera.  First  Class in-Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining-  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Bower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  Branch Cli-.oo, 0"��������� V St.. Waahln[;ton. D. C.  -VHftht  Be,  but Wot "Windy.  "Do you consider him a man Avho can  be trusted?" ���������  "Well," replied the Boston purist, "I  suppose ho e,';in be trusted, but there  would bo considerable risk attached  to the proceeding."  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTI-rCT Ol-'  YjVT.K.  TAKE NOTICE that R. G. Sidley, of Sielley.  ���������"���������      occupation���������rancher, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted on tho south  bank of Mica Creek: thence west 10 chains;  thence north 20chains; thence oust-10chains;  thence south 20 chains to point of commencement, containing 80 acres, more or less.  it. G. SIDLEY.  April 27th, 11)03.  18-10  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE !  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "DRAW" and "CENTRE STAR" Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  loe-iiteel:   Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOT1CK that T, .losiah Graham, Free  Miner's Certificate No. D l!)2U!t, intend, (id  days from I lie date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above! claims.  And Further take notice that notion, under  .Section 'Si, must he commenced before the issuance of such Certilieate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of .'une, A.D. lilOS.  23-10 JOS1AH GRAHAM.  \_e mahc original fasigw.tfZm .(Elciv  in_5,'uQtflen28 on Zinc ar (&jpper<-V  (Dur tpdrk i-j ,i{ficl_jf fiMl*clfl3S v<V  ���������Jiir prices are "looser for tfie aome-.  guaYihj of mark t&aa etaea-tWi; v? *> #  $Wi take aurajsr- far.it ^v^^gnrl u_���������  trial Brbsn?ie'G?hc jjlaiea prove ii <ni&Y*^  ?AS>  JfcTom������,3'���������'-   M  Bl>MI*IL.M**-|l������!*_Mff-.������������������.^^  SUBSCRIBE FOR  HE   GAZETTE!  ���������Mt-"-vt;'TO,,"''������''j"'"������'--^^  }  'i  (!

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