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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol..IV.       No. 29.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,       -      -      B.C  Jf\S. CLARKE  - Watchmaker  HED"LE"V", b. c  Clocks and Watoiies'for Sale.  R H. ROGERS,  -M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  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.  (Mce at   HEDLEY,  B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.    v Penticton, B.C.  ���������Henry's Nurseries  Now growing in our Nurseries for  the Fall trade:���������  iW.000 Peach, Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry, Plum, Prune, Pear and Apple  ���������ia all leading varieties.  100,000  Small   Kruits.  10,000 Ornamental Trees, in all leading  varieties for H. C.  Strictly home grown and not subject to  damage from fumigation.  Stock of Bulbs to arrive in August front  Japan, Franco and Holland.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Seeds, Kte.  110-page CATALOG UK FRKK.  Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER,   -   B. 6.  w.  H. T.  GAHAN  '   ���������  Barrister,  . Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk  Block  PENTICTON,  -  B. C.  J.  W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  ��������� ,  General Agent  "-  Agent for The Gkeat West  Like In-  SUKANCK COill'ANY.  "   PENTICTON,      -      -���������  I  B. C.  NICKEL PLATE  MOUNTAIN  Observations on the Geology  '   and Ore Deposits of  Camp Hedley.  BY CHARLES  CAMSELL, OTTAWA  Published by the Journal of the Canadian  -   Mining  Institute,   by Permission of  Director of Geological Survey Dept.  ���������Presented at January Meeting in  - Nelson,  B. C.  Vernon, B. C.  LABOR  DAY SPORTS.  The public meeting on Thursday  evening last for Labor'Day celebration  ������������������resulted in the oppoinfcment of a committee to arrange for sports. Already  a canvass of the town has been made,  and from the funds forthcoming a good  programme of.sports will be arranged.  Last week the tercentary stamps began to move through tho mails. The  first' to be received at this offiice was  the green colored stamp bearing portraits of ChamplainandOartier, which  decked a. private post-card sent out by  J. N. Tallman <fc Sons, Hamilton, Ont.\  Hedley is the-most important mining  camp in the Osoyoos Mining Division  of Southern British Columbia,  and is  situated on the Similkameen River at  the'mouth of Twenty-mile Creek.  The  history of mining operations at this  place dates from" the year 1896, so .that  the camp is little more than ten years  old.   At the present time  there, are  about 110 surveyed and crown granted  mineral claims and many others on  which  the annual assessment work is  still behig done.    Prospecting and development work on these claims were  carried ou for some years, but it was  not until early in 1001 that actual extraction  of gold began.    The Nickel  Plate and the Sunnyside, both owned  by the Yale Mining Company, are the  two  most important claims and the  only two on  which actual mining'-is  being prosecuted, so that the total production of the camp is to be attributed  to these two claims.   The ores from  these two claims are treated by the  Daly Reduction Company in   10-stamp  mill and a cyanide plant in the valley  3,500 feet below the mine.    Gold is the  only metal at present being extracted  frout the ores of this camp,  but there  are some indications promising a small  copper production from other parts of  the camp when  transportation facilities shall be improved and other conditions are more favorable.   The gold  ore is auriferous arsenopyrite, and of  such a grade ac present that it is not  considered worth  while to extract the.  arsenic at the same time; but with  a  gradually decreasing gold content and  the exhaustion  of the high grade surface ores such  a contingency might  eventually have  to be considered by  the mine operators of the district.  During the summer of 1907 the writer was engaged in a survey of the rocks  of Camp Hedley for the Geological  Survey Department and considerable  study was given to the occurrence of  ,the ore bodies. The work was not  completed, but sufficient information  was obtained to outline the geological  history of the rocks and in some degree, to work out the relations of these  rocks to the ores.  There is only one series of sedimentary 'rocks, and these are the oldest  rocks in the camp. No determinable  fossils have yet been found in them,  but from their lithological characters  they have been referred to the Cache  Creek group of Dawson's classification,  and are therefore presumably Carbon;,  iferons. The series in ascending order, as exposed within the limits of the  camp, gives the following succession :  (1) red, grey and black silicious and argillaceous beds interstratified in thin  bands; (2) blue and white, limestone,  becoming impure at the top, and  breccia; (3) silicious and argillaceous  beds like the lower ones with probably  some tuffs.  The limestones of the middle division  hold the ore bodies that have so far  proved to be of economic importance.  These sediments clip to the westward  at an angle wliich increases in that  direction from 12 to 90 degrees. They  are cut by a mass of monzonite lying  in the central part of the camp, and  also by a granite which is later than  the monzonite. Dikes and sheets emanating from these two igneous masses,  and particularly from the monzonite,  penetrate the sediments in every part  of tho camp and alter them to such a  degree as to make them difficult to recognize in the; field. Some of these  sheets may perhaps have been injected  before the uplift and folding of the  sediments took place, but it is likely  that tho majority of the igneous intru  sions were later than these events.  Monzonite is thy.next rock in age to  the sediments. This occurs in two  distinct varieties in different parts of  the same mass with all stages of transition between them. The more basic,  variety covers the w.idest area and occupies the central and western portions  of the mass, while the acid variety lies  along the eastern side and sometimes  also occurs intrusive in the basic variety. The constituent minerals of the  normal phase are orthoclase and plagi-  oclase in about equal quantities, with  hornblende, augite, quartz and biotite  in varying proportions. All stages of  transition from the. basic to the acid  variety can be found. Well marked  contacts too are common, and these  always show the acid variety as cutting the basic. From this core a great  number of sheets and dikes of what is  called andesite have been given off,  and the same gradual transition in  composition is-noted in them as in the  mass from which they emanated.  In a diagrammatic west to east section across the camp there is shown  the relation of the monzonite and the  dikes and sheets which it gives off to  the overlying sediments. The monzonite is shown as making a plunging  contact with the sediments and the  dip of the sediments on the east side is  such.that off-shoots from the monzonite could readily penetrate the sediments following along the bedding  planes of the latter as being the lines  of least resistance. The section also  shows a small area of the sediments  lying as a roof pendant in the monzonite and which was not entirely absorbed by the monzonite before it solidified.  The monzonite, as well as the sheets  and dikes, have exerted great influence  in altering the, sediments that they  cut, hut the metamorphic action is  stronger in the acid variety than in  the -basic, and all the ore bodies now  being worked are situated at the contact of this acid variety with the sediments. The monzonite is the most  important rock in the camp in relation  to ore bodies and appears to be genetically connected with their occurrence.  The next rock in age is. a body of  granite lying at the foot of the hill  overlooking the Similkameen River.  This granite covers a very extensive  area of country outside the limits of  the camp, both to the north and south,  as well as for about fifteen miles along  the river to the west. The large area  of granite is separated from the Coast  EASTWARD  OVERUSE.  Midway's Position As a Railway Point���������The Overland Route.  MOVING FOR BRIDGE.  CrAP BBTWEEK MIDWAY k PHOENIX  Ways and Means Considered and a Solution is Hoped For.  And How It Works ��������� Feme's Lurid  Past ��������� A Many-sided Car .and Its  Strange Combination of Uses���������Decrees of Dictatorial Darkey and the  Odious Comparisons Compelled.  granite batholith by an intervening  belt of other rocks, but it is probable  that the two may be closely connected  with each other in the date of their intrusion. This granite resembles the  Nelson granite in composition, and its  constituent minerals are orthoclase,  some plagioclase and quartz, with biotite and hornblende. The section exposed overlooking the river shows the  granite at the base and for about 400  feet up. .Above it are the tilted beds  of the older sedimentary rocks with  interbedded andesite sheets dipping into the granite and truncated by it,  (Continued Noxfc Week.)  Oi   A RARE   MINERAL.  The Gazette is indebted to Mr. Chas.  Carnsell,  head'of the  Geological  .Survey party in  this camp,  for a  specimen of a rare mineral which he found  last week in the course of his geological work on  the Copper Cliff  mineral  claim.    The mineral is axinite,   which  is a boro-silicate   of   aluminium   and  calcium.   The   specimen   with  which  Mr. Carnsell has kindly  furnished us  is an excellent one, showing the characteristic clove brown color, with some  suggestions in spots of the. violet vari  ation.and the fracture was particularly characteristic taking   the  shape  of  th'e implement from which the mineral took its name.   While  we  are  not  aware of any economic value which  it  possesses, its great rarity makes it of  special interest.    In fact its  occurrences are so rare   that   the   elder Dana  mentions only one place on the North  American   continent,  although  E. S.  Dana in   his larger  and more  recent  volume gives a few places  in   the United States, and two iii ess tern Canada,  viz.   Northumberland   Co.   N. S.  and  McKay's brook a branch of N. E. Miri-  michi river. This find of Mr. Camsell's  in Camp Hedley is, however, the first  known in  Canada anywhere  west of  the great lakes.    The'Gazette   appreciates highly the privilege of being the  first paper to chronicle the find.  Speaking of 'railway competition at  Midway, the one industry that is seen  to benefit thereby is the. stage line between Midway and Greenwood. This  business has grown to such extent that  two lines are now running direct in  addition to the West fork stage which  continues fo run through to Greenwood. The route between Phoenix  and Greenwood has also benefitted  somewhat, for travellers westward  from Grand Forks on the Great Northern, especially commercial men, find  it profitable and convenient to take  the branch up Fourth of July creek  to Phoenix and Greenwoood on the  trip , both of which towns they would  miss by keeping the main line of "the  V. Y������ & '5. westward from ��������� Giand  Forks via. Curlew.  At Midway the bullet car is taken  on, and the train is only in motion  about 100 yards or so until it slows up  again for Ferrie on the boundary line  where acquaintance is again made  with Uncle Sam's customs officials and  an opportunity is given of witnessing  the departed glory of Ferrie, the mushroom metropolis of malodorous memory which flourished for a few brief  months of infamy during railway construction and, ���������then, flickered out. An  occasional fire has visited the ruins  and kindly wiped out some of the more  notorious dens of that time but a few  still stand���������untenanted. .  Along the Kettle River in Washington is seen some good looking land and  a little attempt at tillage. Up Toroda  creek are some mining properties that  a few years ago shipped some ore  when it had to be teamed to Midway,  but at present Toroda station does not  offer evidence of contributing much  tonnage in ore to the railway now in  operation. At Curlew is the junction  to Republic.  Mention was made of the buffet car-  taken on at Midway. This car was  formerly hauled up the hill to Molson,  but this has been discontinued and it  now lies on the "wye" at Midway  while the train makes the run to Oroville and return. What [the original  intention was when the car was built,  does not appear. To question its utility in the present use to which it is  put, is to lie very exacting for it is all  utility���������a case of utilitarianism run  riot.    Goldsmith's  piece   of furniture  which  "contrived a double debt to'pay,  "A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day"  wasn't in it with this, for it is all at  once an observation ear, a dining  room, a reading room, a ladies'waiting  room and a gentlemen's smoking room,  and all in the one compartment. It is  run by a colored gentleman, but from  thi5 it is not so be inferred that it belongs to the same class with  the  one  The executive of the Hedley Liberal  Conservative Association got together  on Friday evening last and decided to  memorialize the Lands and Works  Department through the representative for a bridge across the river" in  the vicinity of Sterling Creek, for the  benefit of ranchers and claim owners  across the river, as well as for the convenience of the general public. Various lines of procedure were discussed,  and if there be any chance of taking  advantage of local circumstances to  get speedier action than the usual procedure of waiting till the next session  for an appropriation, this will likely,  be done. The railway contractors  will need one or more tote, bridges for  prosecution of grading operations, and  the railway company as well would be  benefitted by a bridge. Some arrangement by_whieh something more stable,  and permanent than a tote, bridge  might be constructed would fill the  bill and benefit all parties.  BULL-DOG CATCHES ON.  Not Barking up tbe  Wrong   Tree  This  Time���������Another Shipper   Added.-  '. Numerous reports well authenticated  reach the Gazette that recent development work done by Bull-dog Brown  on his Bull-dog mineral claim across  the river has been attended with excellent results, and he has good ore to  ship now if the railway were only at  hand to take it.  Different from anything else in the  camp, however, the value is principally in silver, although carrying some  gold as well. i;  While the extent of his find has yet  to be determined, Bull-dog has been  assured that the geological conditions  where he. is working are. orthodox and  would warrant exploitation even without the visible encouragement that he  has in the shape of shipping ore. The  ore which is being taken out is in an  oxodized condition, and the deposit  has most of the characteristics of a fissure vein.  THE MINTO CUP IT IS  New Westminster Lacrosse Team  Have  Brought   Back The  Mug  Following up their success of the  21st when they won from the Shamrocks of Montreal the first match in  the Minto cup series on a score of 6  goals to 5, the New Westminsters a  week later, or on Tuesday last, captured another match on a. score of G  goals to 2, thus putting a final cinch  on it.  The possession of the cup was to be  determined ou the greatest number of  goals for the two   matches,   and   the-*  final standing is 12 to 7.  Westminster will give them a hot-  time when they arrive with the silverware, which eastern lacrosse teams  will now have a long pilgrimage to  make and a hard fight- to get back.  The Tecumsehs of Toronto who look  tube safe winners this year, of the  senior league pennant, have expressed  a wish to come out and have a try for  it this fall.  "that's boss' by nigger man" in which  Bate.ese came home. The incivility  and inattention of said colored gent to  the wants of guests are not pleasant  things to remember very long after,  but they .are sweet dreams in comparison with the quantity, quality and  style, in which he brings on the viands  and the charge made for same. Comparisons may be odious but the travelling public will always make them,  and it would at this juncture seem better policy for the G. N. R. to face  things squarely and try to see them  from the traveller's standpoint. People in the Canadian Similkameen and  in the Boundary who have been used  to travelling by the C. P. R. notice  these things ; and to the Boundary  man who has been used to tho dining  car on the C. & W. between Greenwood and Robson and the dining ser-1  George E.  French,   of the  staff is spending  holidays at  home in Vernon.    He will  be  panied on his return  bv  Mrs.  and baby.  Gazette  his old  accoin-  French  vice on the Arrow Lake steamers,  or  the Similkameen man whose first contact with  the railway after   leaving  home is the clean trim staterooms and  dining service on the steamer  Okanagan and the- well-run   hotel   at   Siea-  mous, the experience of running up  against that  buffet and  that colored  gent first thing, comes somewhat as a  rude shock and puts a bad taste in his.  mouth that does not help him to relish  those awful fried potatoes and those  mutton  chops   raw  inside  that  leave  a suggestion of wool in the  teeth and  and all in  an  atmosphere of tobacco  smoke.    The stop-over at Oroville and  that buffet car are   two  handicaps in  t-he'race for patronage of the  travelling public that the G. N. R. would do  well to  throw off at the earliest possible moment. THE   HBDLBY   GAZETTE,   JULY 30. 1908.  fei  new lists   'mid have, them all  ready for the printer in one day  after the' writs are issued,  the  ���������   ,,,     ,      .   ,.   ��������� ~ .time left for printing  and  get-  Isancd on. "hurstlays. by the IlKnuBV Gazkttk *��������������������������� a ,n  Piu.NTiNCi and jjuiy,isin>-������ coMrAxv.      i fcW them into the hands of the  ' ��������� ������������������*���������  i committees on  either  side  for  and  S.";Ksilkameert Advertiser.  LiMmci).  nfc Hedley. B. C.  Subscr*������>t"ons in Advance  Ptr Year....  Six Months.  '.'''use in the eampoign, would sfcill  "���������'loo" he altogether too -short.    Verily      Advertising Rates  Measurement, 12 lines to tlie inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of miprovcmcut. etc.  557.00 for fiO-day notices, and |5.00 for M-day  .-���������notices. .  Transient Advertisement*���������not exceeding one  inch, St.00 for one insertion, '25 cents for  , each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch,  10 cents pot- line for first insertion and 5  , cunts per line for each subsequent insertion,  "Transients payable in advance.   .,  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  Sl.i',"); over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, 81.00  per inch permonth. To constant advertisers  ! taking larger space than four inches, on  'application, rates will be given of reduced  .charges, based on si/.e of space and length  of time.  .Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without anyfextra  charge. For changes oftencr than once a month  the  pi-ice of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in-the oilico by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW,-MftiMglajg fcdltor.  Duncan . Boss has got himself  into deep water in this matter,  and every wriggle he makes  serves only, to increase his submersion.  EDITORIAL" COMMENTS  Full Moon     <S������L  K5t.li   $fi  Lastquar.    %^'**:,'���������-  IS     .&  1908  JULY  Xcw Moon  , --'o  First quar.  tith.  1908  Sun. ftlon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Pri. Sat.  12  19  20  0  13-  20  14  21.  2S  1  S  15  22  29  2  8  0  10  10  ���������17  23  21  :-jo  31  4  11  18  25  DOESN'T HOLD   TOGETHER  At  the    Nelson    Convention  last week Mr. Burrill who  was  one of the-speakers' made a telling point when he showed the  inconsistency    of   Mr.   Duncan  Ross on -the   Aylesworth  bill.  Mr. Ross gave as his reason for  Deferring the Yale-Cariboo polling, that there was not time  between nomination   and polling day to get the ballot boxes  distributed to the different polling divisions, and yet he supported a clause in the bill which,  provided    for    compiling    new  voters lists between the issue of  the writ and polling  day.    This  point of Mr. Burrill's is sttougly  taken  and is unanswerable, for  the compiling of new lists in so  short a time  would require a  feat ten times more  difficult of  accomplishment  than   that of  distributing the   ballot   boxes  between nomination  and   polling  day; and- besides,   if Mr..  Ross were sincere in his contention  that there was not time  enough   between     nomination  and  polling day   to  distribute  the ballots, what was the  matter  with   making    nomination  day  in Yale-Cariboo    a   week  earlier than the rest or have its  writ issued a week or two, sooner'? By.the present British Columbia election act and the practice  observed   bv collectors  of  votes in order to have the   lists  perfectly   correct,   lawful    and  just, any electors   who may not  now boon the list are given two  months' notice to get   their applications in by i he last Mond.'iy  in March, or Heptember  (as the  ease may be) {���������- ������������������*-'*' :  '  revision, am  p-ivc-s the co  Tlie Saturday Sunset sees in  th'o granting by  the Dominion  government of a  railway  subsidy to   the   C. P. B.   to   build  from Nicola eastward '/for Boundary connection, the vanishing  of all hope  of the V. V. & E.  being built through from  the  Similkameen  to a"B. "C.  coast  terminal.     The  Sunset  attributes it all to the  culpability  of  B. C.'s representatives at Ottawa in getting "extension of the  Y. V. ���������& E. charter for J. J. Hill  without incorporating  in  it a  compelling clause to bring the  line to Vancouver or some other  British    Columbia,    terminus".  The omission to have this compelling elause  was  certainly a  stupid oversight on their  part;  but the Sunset is not warranted  in declaring so 'positively that  Hill will  not  build through  to  the coast because of a subsidy  being granted, for it was under  altogether    different     circumstances that he forbade the giving of a subsidy to another line.  LANDS AND WORKS.  The latest political surprise/is  the dissolution of the Saskatchewan legislature   which followed a few days after the return of Premier Scott from Ottawa where he had been in conference with Sir Wilfrid Laur-  ier.    The feature of  this event  which interests the public most  is the   bearing   which   it   may  have upon the date for holding  the Dominion elections.     That  it was meant to  influence them  to some degree  or other there  are few will be at all disposed  to doubt.     The  Saskatchewan  legislature was elected in  1907,  and it would seem that a more  substantial excuse than the addition of a few seats  would be  necessary to justify putting the  province to the turmoil and expense of another general election so  soon after.    Evidently  Sir Wilfrid is not satisfied with  the verdict  obtained  from  the  Q uebe c    provincial   election  which it is believed he was  in-  strumental in  having  brought  on on the same day as the Ontario election,  and  hopes for a  favorable result from  Saskatchewan.   There arc  two main  reasons why Sir Wilfrid should  prefer a general election in Pi  ,i  or tliesemi-auuuai  .'il'tor that the act  ector 35  days  for  the judicial and clerical work in  compiling his list and getting it  ready for tlie printer, but Duncan Ross was ready to support  a clause in the Aylesworth- bill  which would compress the two  months and the 35 days (with  the time needed for printing  thrown in) into the small interval of less than four weeks, or  to be more exact 21 days, that is  to elapse between the issue of  the writ and polling day. Now  if an angel from heaven, or any  other miraculous agency, were  to complete the compilation  of  re  niior Scott's province.     One  is;  that the old convenient method |  oi'   preparing   the    lists    upon j  which the election will be  hold'!  is   the   same   under   -which   the-  famous  "thin  red   lino"  racket;  was worked���������an advantage that I  was not available in Ontario  or i'���������'  Quebec.   The other is that, there ,!,  is a possibility of arousing roll-  '  gious sectarian cries that might'1'  be used to rally to the   support  of. Mr.   Laurier an  element   in  Quebec that has shown signs of  drifting away,    "it is quite likely   -     -  *     *  ���������WEST KOOTKKAY DISTRICT AND SIMIL-  KAMKEN DIVISION OF YALE  DISTRICT.  NOTICE is, hereby given that tho boundaries  ��������� of the Xelson, Kcvelstoko and Slocn.n  Land Recording- Divisions of West Kootenay  District, and the Siuiilkiimecn Land Recording-  Division of Yale District, have been altered,  and that on and; after September the 1st, WOK,  the'boundaries of thu said ��������� IaiwI Recording1  Divisions will be as follows:���������'  Xki-sox Lan'I) Ukc'oiimko Division. .'  Commencing'at a point on the International-  Boundary .r.whoro it is intersected by the western boundary of Section 2,- Township 10a, Kootenay District, bomy also tho western boundary  of the Nelson & Kort Shopiiard Hallway Land  Grant; thence due north about 8} miles to the  southern boundary of Lot 5,81'i, 'Group;!, Kootenay; thence duo west to tho eastern' boundary,  of. the righfc-ol'way of the Columbia & Western  Railway", which, forms  tlie boundary of Lot  ���������2,fi!������S, Group 1. Osoyoos Division of Yale District  (now Siniilkaineen); thence easterly and northerly, following said eastern boundary- of said  riR-lit-of-way. to the north-east corner of Lot  2,(i98;   thence due west along the northern  boundary.of Lot 2,(1!)S to the divide between-thc  waters running' into the Columbia River and  Arrow Lakes from those flowing to the west:  thence northerly, following the summit of the:  mountains ,to a point,"** miles due north of the  international   Boundary,   which  is also- the  north-east corner of the Similkameen Division  of Yale District; thence due cast-to a point due  south of the south-west corner of -Township <<!),  Kootenay; thence due north to tlie north-east  corner of Township fio;/Osoyoos Division of  Yale; thence north-vfestorly to the summit of  the divide separating the waters flowing into  the Columbia River and 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 tho north-west  corner of Lot 398. Group 1,''Kootenay, which  point is the north-west oorneivof the.Nelson  Land Recording Division ; thence due east to  the summit of the water-shod dividing the  waters flowing into the 'Arrow Lakes from the  waters flowing into Sloean Lake; which is the  north-east corner of Nelson Land Recording  Division ; thence southerly along tho divide between the waters fiowing.into the Arrow Lakes  and the waters flowing into Sloean River and  Sloean Lake to a point near the headwaters of  Pass Creek ; thence following the height of land  to the mouth of Little Sloean River; thence  crossing the Sloean River and following the divide separating the waters flowing into the  Sloean  River arid  Kootenay Lake from the  waters flowing into Kootenay River and West  Arm of Kootenay Lake to tho north-west corner  of Lot 7,('-i������, Group 1, kootenay; thence due cast  along the north boundaries of Lots 7WJ and  ���������l.iilil, to the  west shore of  Kootenay Lake;  thence southerly and easterly to Pilot Point;  thence northerly to the north-west corner of  Lot 1,18!), Group 1,  Kootenay; thence, easterly,  following the height of land separating. the  waters flowing into Crawford Creek from' the  waters flowing into Grey's Creek, to the eastern  boundary of West Kootenay District, near the  headwaters of Baker Creek; thence southerly,  following the divide separating   the. waters  flowing  into  Kootenay  Lake'and  Kootenay  River 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. '���������'���������'..  Revklstoke Land -Rkcouding 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 front those flowing to the west, to tlie  height of land between .Foster Creek and Kelley  Creek, to the intersection of Canoe River;  thence southerly down the centre of Canoe  River to the Columbia River; thence in a southeasterly direction to the dividing ridge of-the  Selkirk range of mountains; thence following  the said dividing ridge in a south-easterly direction to tho summit of Rogers Pass; thence  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 licit; thence southwesterly, following the southern boundary of  the Railway Belt, to its intersection with the  divide between tho waters (lowinginto Duncan  River and Fish River, near the headwaters of  Teetzol Creek; thence southerly following the  height- of land dividing the waters flowing into  Duncan River from the waters flowing into  Arrow Lake and Trout Lake.toapointoppositc  the north, end of Howsor Lake: thence westerly, following the southern water-shed of Lake  Creek, to a point on the Lardo River opposite  the height of land between Cascade Creek and  Poplar Creek; thence following that- height of  laud and the water-shed dividing the waters of  Wilson Creek from the waters flowing into  Lardo River and Kooskannx Creek to^the  north-east corner of the Nelson Land Recording  Division, being the south-east corner of tho  Hevelstolce Land Recording Division; thence  following the northern boundary of tho Nelson  Land Recording Division due west to the point  of commencement.  Slogan Land Recouping Division.  Commencing- at the north-east corner of the  Nelson Land Recording Division, which is also  the south-east corner of the Rovelstokc Land  Recording Division : thence following the eastern boundary of the Re velstoke Land Recording  Division, in a general easterly and northerly  direction, to its intersection with tlie south  boundary of ��������� the Dominion Railway Belt;  thence northerly and easterly, following the  Dominion Hallway Belt, to its intersection with  the eastern boundary of West Kootenay District; thence in a south-easterly direction, following tlie water-shed nearest the Upper  Columbia River, to the SOth parallel of north  latitude: thence in a southerly direction, following the divide separating the waters'flowing  into Kootenay Lake from the waters flowing  into St. Mary's Crook, to its'intersection with  the easterly boundary of the Nelson Land Recording Division at, the headwaters of Gi*05"'s  Creek : thence following the easterly boundary  of tlie Nelson Land Recording Division to the  point of commencement.  Kimii.ka.mkkn Land Hkcohding Division ok  Yai.i-'. District.  Commencing at a point on the International  Biiimdiiry where it is intersected by Pnyaston  < 'reek, which is also the south-east corner of  Vale, (.and Itecording-District; tllcnccfollowing  northerly alone; (he said creek and the South  Fori: of (lie Simiik.-imi-i.'n River to ils junction  THE BARK Of  This Bank has o record behind it of nearly three quarters of  a century of successful 'banking in Canada, with assets  ��������� :. increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,000.  Mbhey Advanced on reasonable terms. Drafts  bought and sold. Sale Notes cashed or taken for collection. Money Orders and Letters of Credit issued,  payable in the leading cities of the world.  Esci-ovji/s. in connection   with ��������� Mining   Deals   given  special attention. ' ,v  Hedley   Branch,    -   -   L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  toot Produced  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 U Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the community in  which hev resides to give him their trade  The Gazette jod'Department-  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district, outside of Vernon and the  larger; offices in the. Boundary      , ::        ::  5  Latest Type Faces.  Hloh Grade Paper &  Artistic firranoement  Are the three essentials to good work :  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  -Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters, ^c., ?c.  U Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition poster  U No job too small or none too large for us  HEDLEY GAZETTE, P. & P. GO.. Ltd.  E^pim wv^m^vw^wam?.  ;_- 4MS*3UWJ*ri*)" .:"��������� -"9������v5r!j>i-^u,'i. v..  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The  TWEDDLE <& REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Willi  lin- Tulunii'.en   Uiver;    thence .westerly  iil-iiiir lhe Tulnmven   I'ivel- lo the   mouth  of  t';>ina Creek:   lin-iice northerly  alonp; China  i-;-( ck in i'- inicr.-.i-etioii with the wonth hound-  ai-.vcf l.nl i.ii'.', (irnup I.   'vim I no j is  Division of  S'i'ilc  Di-irici:   thence due east to the eastern  11��������� 111!���������: of ()':,-Mi;i'i';ui Itivr; thence in a northerly  ��������� lii-'-i-l imi. fulhnviiij:- the eastern shore of (.Iknn-  ii-viiu   iliii-i- mill   (ik.-iiinu"'!   Lake.  In a  point  -r.-inf .,���������) nilles due noi-tii of 111������r  International  "i-.iiai-.'.-;    !ii'-ni-c   due east   to  the  western  i!-.-.,.l:-  y of I lie Xelson Land   ICcrordiiifj Divi-  iii ii''  -,\oo:..���������",.'.:-���������   !.'isii-icl.- I'm-iiee .southerly,  ilo -ii-;-: i iic : i.UI western boundary of  Kooto-  ,y i-^-'i-i-, i<> the ''.'Ui  parallel; thence  west  ���������i:ij: |'-e   :.'.!���������   p.u-ullcl  to the  place of com-  omy  that tlie issue of tbe ������*tuton-  bill will, be resurrected by  the ultraprotcsta-nt section of  the province and tilings may be  said in the heat of the campaign  that can be exaggerated and  distorted, and these exaggerations and distortions carried to  Quebec to influence the electors.  Thus whether he wins or loses  in Saskatchewan Mr. Laurier  stands to reap benefit therefrom  in Quebec.  11 ��������� f-i 11  :r,  n.<  OUT. A. I-KXWICK.  ���������.nii.isinnci-of Lands & Works.  ; Dcpiirt.mcnt.  .. June.-'('lit, l'.'OS. 27-1  NOTICE.  :-;.' ?.i j h!-:a:mkks i.a xd distriot.  Disthk;-'.' ok Yai.i-;.  TAKK XOTK'!'" Unit, J. I\ ]!i,-hnvkat, of  Vernon, occupation���������engineer, intuiid.s to  ii|);-ij- for iieniii.-.-'.on to purchase the following  described hind:���������  l 'oiiiiiie;������i-iii;r ,'il ;-. post planted at, the N. W.  corner of Lot 101 S; thenco south 10 chains;  west Vtl cIkuuh; north -1(1 ehuin.s, and castiiO  chainti to initial post, containing 80 acres-.  Juno 20th. MS.  John Puuvis Buknveat.  ���������a-io THE.HEDLEY  -GAZETTE,   JULY .30,  1908.  THK  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over tho entire (list-  ' riot'tor* excellence of both table  :   :   :   ;       and bar.  ,   :   :   :   :  All the wants of the travelling  "public   carefully  attended   to.  ���������MW^*Mt*^*W^^^'^*W8?'ft^'tW,HW,l'Mt������''l  Town and District.  Grand Union  Hotel _!.���������   -.  HEDLEY, B.C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  Pf\Lf\6&  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY, B. C.  IT. A good stock of Hoises and Rigs on  Hand.   If Orders for Teaming  prohnptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'Phone U.  -   INNIS  BROS.  Proprietors.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND'  HOTEL  * #       ��������� ���������  *   -        * ' X  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  ' . .Everything New and ��������� First-Glass  .Bar supplied with the. Choicest  '-Liquors-and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   t<r  the   Table.'  EL"  LIVERY STABLE  ��������� _  Princeton, B. C. ���������  The Geological Survey party took a  drive down to Fifteen Mile on Sunday.  Mrs. Allison and da ugh tors, of  Princeton, visited friends in town last.  week.  J. L. Caldwell, foreman on the 20-  mile wagon road, came home on Monday, quite ill.  Mrs. Hardwick left on Monday's  stage with her little son, Master Oxley  for their home in .Victoria.  t. Bvown ha," the contract of levelling off the school grounds nnd extending the water main to the school premises.  , E. Schwindlehurst. of Montreal,  spent a few days-in town this week in.  the intererts of the Underwriters' Association. _,  Mr. R. A. Chester of the Bank of  B. N. A. staff in Vancouver arrived in  Hedley oh'Thursday to relieve MY. Mc-  Hanie who started off on Monday on a  three weeks'  holiday trip.  J. C. Reilly came down from the  Tulameen on Sunday where he ��������� has  been doing work on some claims, and  is well-satisfied with the showing.    .  W. J. Guiney of Osoyoos was in  town on Saturday. He has disposed  of his interests in the Osoyoos hotel to  Mr. McDonald of Glengarry, and expects to go North.  We are all patiently waiting for the  track-layer to begin'laying. It feels  like waiting for the hens to lay. If it  doesn't start up soon tho-people here  will have grave suspicion that 'it mnj-  be a rooster. ,  Mi*, and Mrs. T. Dickenson left on  Monday morning for North Vancouver. They leave many warm friends  in Hedley who are sorry to see them  go. They have been residents of the  town for the past four, ."years.  H. Williams, in charge of tho gravity tram up at the ore bins, had the  misfortune on Monday to run' a nail  clear through his hand. Dr. Whillans  dressed the wound and the patient  went to work next day.  Mr. Reinecke. completed the topographic work of Caiiip Hedley on Monday, and goes to Otter .Flat to begin  on the work up there. Mr. Carnsell  has considerable to do here.; yet in  working out the.geology and platting  it on the map,but will doubtless make  several trips to Otter Flat to note progress of tlie work before he finishes  here. '���������'������������������"      .    ���������    . '  , Wood-cutters should- note,. Geo. H.  Shelder's ad. which appears-in another  column.  A.-S. Rankin, medical director for  .1. W. Stewart, was in town yesterday.  Dr. McRwen was up from Keremeos  on Monday, having been called to see  Mr. Calswell.  Mr. aud Mrs. Marks returned to the  Golden Zone at-the end of the week.  Miss Lowndes accompanied Mr. and  Mis. Dickenson as far as Okanagan  Landing on their way to   Vancouver.  Constable Spt-oulc returned Tuesday  night from Kamloops. One of his  prisoners. Douglass, raised the amount  of his fiiie-������it Olalla,' and was liberated.  Pat Welch is expected shortly to  take a look over the work in the Similkameen, and possibly arrange fih*  prosecution of the work on a larger  scale. At all events it is hoped that  he may hustle along that track-layer.  -Mr. J..H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V. V. & E. was in town on  Thursday last, accompanied by his son  Ed. Kennedy and O. E. Anderson who  were assisting . him in some special  work down the' line.  Numsrous fishing parties were whipping the streams on Sunday last, and  the live.ry stables could have let out  twice as many teams if they had had  them. Both the Similkameen and  Twenty mile were given attention;  but the former is the favorite*  ' Mrs.. Stewart and daughter of Spokane who went up the valley last  spring to try the climatic, healing  powers of the upper Similkameen, returned to Hedley on Saturday on  their way back, looking rugged and  strong in comparison with what they  were a few months ago.  The."steam shovel had *i break-down  last week and was* put out of.eonnnis-,  sion for a, while. It could hardly be  called a break-down either, as the. mishap consisted in burning the flues out  of the boiler. They immediately wired  for a boiler maker to come with appliances to effect the-nosessary repairs.  Duncan A. Cameron, who was  brought to the city last week from Mc-  Kinne.y suffering from a badly fractured leg died in the hospital Saturday  17th. Deceased was 52 years of age  and had been a resident of Camp Mc-  Kinney for about 15 yeais. The funeral was held- Tuesday from Gulley's.  undertaking parlors to the railway"  station, and the body taken by his  brother Hugh to New Westminster  for interment. The pall-bearers were  D. McBride, J. W. Nelson, .Jas. Kerr,  J. McLean,' Jno. Lucy and W. E.  George.���������Ledge. .'.__/  v.Mrs. Jo'ymu*   returned  home  from  ice Cream freezers  ...and...  :  ��������� Just what you require for  this hot weather.  '." We have a limited number  of them which we are clearing out at 2o Per Cent. Off  the regular prices.  If you want . anything in  this line don't delay buying as  oiir supply will not last long.  Shatiords, umiti  i-  General Merchants fledley & Fairview  i  ��������� ���������<''���������������������������������  *'--a������^������odiadj^'&o������*&0*w^  THE FINEST TURNOUTS'IN THE COUNTRY  EXTRA WELL VITTISIJ FOR LONG DRIVES  BroomfseSd & Garrison  PROPRIETORS  Tenders' Wanted.  TENDERS for clearing school grounds will  he received by tho mulct-signed,   'fuller  'mi-Hculnrs on applying to tho secretary.  S. L. SMITH.  '25-1 -. iSeo'y School Board.  & ���������   ���������  K  st  K  at  si  as  %  as,  as  a?  tt  st  #  K  it  as  as  $>'  at  at  ss  st  at  it  ss  A"  ss  &"  &  at  *?  ������������'  as  st  st  t*������*!3as.  Tfff&y***^  ���������       --'-iifiR  Northern  Hotel  A new !iou..::i containi'*.!  room     i:i-i--;iniiioi!;itinn  otli'v-  hot-.-l   in   town.  bar   in.-.-;'---chr.w.    Rales  : more bed  than    any  Tabic find  moderate.  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor  St  ���������St  St  X  Si  ss  St  ss  ss  st  US  Si  St  S3  .sr  S8  SS  ss  Si  St  Si  Si  Si  8  S3  St  ���������*8  St  .IS  St  ss  Si  S3  ss  ss  ss  ss  &  ss  ,S  . \ :   When   writing:    Advertisers,  Mentioa the Gazette.  Please  Constable Sproule left on Thursday  last with two prisoners, for Kamloops.  One was Jimmy Jameson,  who was  given six months, and the other Peter  Douglass, who in-default of a fine was | ^.^ qto : Thursday*  bringing  hack  with her Mrs. M. K. Bodgers," Master  Edwin and Baby Bodgers. They were  accompanied by a lady friend, Mrs.  Lyon, of Seattle. Mi*. M. IC.Rodgers  was expected to come with them, but  illness a few days before they started  interfered with his plans. He may  come a. little later on., Mr. Rodgers'  interests on Observatory Inlet known  as the Hidden Greek'mines are opening out very satisfactorily. A power-  plant is being put in, and everything  looks favorable for a. big going concern.  Mr. Bradshaw's many friends in  Hedley are pleased to know that he  has recovered froin his indisposition  of last week. He was up on the  Florence group one of those hot days  and the climb put him in a welter of  prcspiration. In the bottom of the  tunnel was a little pool of beautifully  clear cold water from which he took a  drink to cool off and noticed that it  tasted like the ink ho used to suck off  his fingers when a kid in school long,  long ago. But it was arsenic impregnation he was up against and he was  mighty'lucky that' it didn't fix him;  for in this' camp where the principal  sulphide in arsenopyt-ite, any water  that percolates'from mine workings is  bound to be more or lcs.s arsenically  impregnated,but in this case the pool  was strengthened by percolation incantation and evaporation,,and if that  wouldn't'make a decoction that would  knock a, man's eye out worse than tho  wooliest brand of Scotch in the United  Kingdom, then you can go up there  and try it yourself, for Mr. Bradshaw  has no preserve on tho balance of the  water left in the pool after he had  taken his draught. Arsenic is 'jam-up'  medicine for the complexion, but it is  advisable to have it medically proscribed.  For plain sewing, repairing and renovating gentlemen's clothing, try Miss  Elliott, Kingston Ave,  given four months, he haying qualified-  for same ufider the vagrancy clauses.  Fellows that swill booze, won't work,  but make themselves a:nuisauce should  find out by and by that Hedley is a  good place to stay away from,  Mr. Mai-tin Burrell's friends in the  Similkameen were delighted to have a  call from him this week, even if it was  only allying visit. He spent Sunday  in Hedley, and took a run to Princeton. Mr Burrell is full of his English  trip, and relates sftmie amusing experiences in connection with his winter's  work. The trip has built him up phy-  sicially, and he is looking particularly  fit for the campaign, which he 'doesn't  consider onyet. Speaking of tho deferred election in Yale-Cariboo, ho is  as much opposed to tho. principle of  the thing as ever, but is not in the  least apprehensive as to the result, for  finding that tho public condemn: it as  strongly as ho does himself- he is able  to take much comfort from that circumstance. He will possibly not do  much platform work until after the  writs ave issued.  A letter was received last week by  Mr. Bradshaw from George M. Gilbert  who is now in London, and it told the  unpalatable truth that in a. large mineral exhibit of .13. C. ores which he  saw there, ho could find ore from Olalla, Riordan Mountain,' Kruger Mountain and nearly every camp except  camp Hedley, but nary a specimen  from any claim here. Verily, the old  adage "It's a sorry dog that wants  game and won't hunt for it", fits too  well ou Hedley. Until the. people who  should be interested in seeing this  town go ahead, quit blaming everybody except themselves, the place will  never amount to shucks. Many of  those who arc most industrious in  damning the source of their broad  and butter, wore throe years ago  damning the man who gave them  about all they have in the way of public improvements,and what have they  done since to help themselves? Those  who have made the most sacrifice to  help the town have ever had the least  thanks and most abuse.  ���������- WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  Beef,     Pork or  Cared Meats,    -Fish.-or-Poultry"  CALL UP PHONE r>lo. S.  :.       AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  ,Ko'-Jo'-E������M@'������8- ��������� = .-Ifi fefetep  1  i  I  s  i  1  *f  %  %  ���������S,.  ^r^^fc'y^^a-^r^  HANDBOOK.,  (New Edition issued March, 190S.)  SIZE:   Octavo..  .    PAGES:   122S. . ���������   .  CHAPTERS:   25.  SCOPE: The Copper Industry of thoAVorl'd.  COVERING: Copper History." Geology,.  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, Usc.s, Substitutes.-  Terminology, Deposits hy District1;, States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production. Consumption, Lm-  uorts, Exports. Finances', Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conccdedly the  WORLD'S -.STANDARD REFERENCE -  BOOK m COPPER.  THE MIXER needs the book for the'facts  it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and Copper Mines.        ���������������������������  THK METALLURGIST needs the hook for  the facts it gives him regarding copper milling,  leaching, smelting and refining.  THK. COl'1'ICI-l CON'S CM Kit needs the book  for every chapter it contains. It tells what,  ami explains bow and why.  THK 1SVKSTOU IN* COl'I'KR SHARKS  cannot all'oril U> be. without it. The Copper  Handbook gives statistics and general iu-  t'lii'iualinn on one hand, with thousands of  detailed 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 and every owner of copper mining . shares.  I'UK'I-'.: S.i.ft0 in buckram with gilt top. or  ������7.fi0in full library morocco.  TKRMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  but order tho book scut you. all carriage cha rges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you all'ord not to see the book and judge for  yourself of its value to yon 1  WR1TK XOYV to the editor and publisher.  HORACE j. STEVENS  fifil   SITI-XDEX   1UJILD1XG, HOUGHTOX.  MICH,   U. 8. A. lo  Try  .wv>.w\SV������a2'Sk.  TO   LET  Contract for cutting 100 cords of birch wood.  Apply to  29-2 GEO. II. SIIELDKU  NOTICE.  SIMlLKAMIvKX LAND DISTRICT.  DtSTKICT OK  YAl.K.  TAKT, \( ITICE that Llewellyn Rullock-Web-  '>!i-r, of London. Kng., occupation���������gentlc-  liiiiii, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands :���������  Commencing at a, post planted at the X. W.  corner of Lot '-'a.'il. thence north 10 chains,  thence east 10 chains, thence south -10 chains,  thence west, 10 chains to the point of commencement, containing 100 acres, more or less,  (Sgd) Li.KWEt.LVK Bult.ock-Wkdsteu,  Hy his agent, J. Robert Eraser, Captain,  Juno 10th, 1003. ' 23-10  CEYLON TEA.  Pure and   Invigorating.   ;'  ���������: . : . . ,j  FOR -';  Commercial PrininiP  TRY the        ...;  Gazette JoHOspt;  Offers Wanted.      ",'/  rjAVIXO decided to close out the '-"slate of  ���������*������������������"��������� the Hedley Lumber Company as soon as  possible, the undersigned will lie- pleased to  consider bids I'm- the stuck, plant, tools ifcc.  Outstanding accounts not promptly settled will  be placed in the hands of a collector.  -tf  L. SMITH. A-  $io Reward  Vfjnr.k be given for informal ion  which  will  vv      lead  lo convict-ion  nf the  naflles who  broke into Brown's Inn.    Ti-esj.-a. '  bidden to enter on the premises.  ���������-'S-l  scrs arc for-  BCLL-DOG DROWN. .' i."  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Distkict ok Yai.i-:.  TAKE NOTICK that Violet Bullock-Webster, '.  of London, Kng., occupation ��������� , intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands :���������  Commencing at a .post planted at the S. W.  corner of Lot -25''I. thence south 40 chains,  thence east 40 chains, thence north -!fl chains,  thence west, IU chains to the poiutof commence-;  incnt, containing 100 acres, more or less.  (Sgd) VlOLF.T.  BUrJT.OCK-\Yl!IlSTBR,  By her agent, J. Robert Eraser, Captain.  June 10th, 1008. 23-10 -���������..*^-i���������  t    a   m  ���������'��������� if> r^i r"  THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE,   JULY 30,   1908:  GOODEVE FOR  KOOTENAY.  Conservative Convention  Nominates the,  Rossland Man. /*V-N       ,;  At a 1-u-goiy attended Convention in  Nelson last week, the Conservatives  of Kootenay nominated A..S. Goodeve  of Rossland to be their standard-  bearer, to oppose Smith Curtis in the  forth coming- Dominion elections.  Several names were proposed, among  whom wore R. F.; Green,V.T. H. Scho-  flelcl, >V. A. McDonald, K. S. Lennie,  W.R. Kosii and A. S. Goodeve, hut all  refused for personal business reasons  to allow their names to go to the convention except the last two, when Mr.  Goodeve won out. Mr. Goodeve has  been twelve, years a resident of Rossland, iit ml was born in Guelph, Ont.  He has shown executive ability as a  public man by serving the city in a  public: capacity, both as alderman and  mayor, holding the latter position two  term.*, in sucees-ion. and being acknowledged one of the lu'tsfc nhiyors Rossland ever bach As n public speaker he  is considered one of tber best in the  province, and his general capability  needs no further commenclatipn than  that he was chosen by Premier Me-  ��������� Bride .for the port-folio of provincial  iSecietavy in his first cabinet.  A source, of strength which he will  hring.to the contest also that is highly  appreciated by his supporters, is that  he knows Smith Curtis from the  .ground Up, and-will bo able to make  things warm for him in every corner  of tire riding.  A unique feature of the convention  was th.-tt at every stage of the proceed-,  ings it was held- with open doors,  neither the..press nor anybody else being excluded, while at- the convention  which brought out Smith Curtis, the  press was not granted  admission.'.-  In the evening a. big public meeting  was held which was-addressed by our  own Martin Bnrrill, the Conservative  candidate for Yale-Cariboo, who delivered a masterly speech. The Hon.  W. F. Hanria, provincial secretary for  Ontario and Mr. Goodeve also addressed the meeting.  I n vestment  And  Hedley  Plate"-  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel,  the richest gold mine in  Canada���������and niany other  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Make  promising mines and prospects.   It is the mining and business  centre of the .   ���������  Scott Ave.  (main st.)  $400 to $600  ��������� ���������������������������������������������  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  Other Streets   ........ $200 to $400.  ....TERMS....  HEDLEY is the'ehief town on the route of the proposed  v  Coast-Ivootenay Railway; and- with the advent of this road,  Avhich is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big-returns on money invested at the present time.  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  * *��������� ���������  and 6 months, with  interest  at  the  rate  of 6 per cent.  Those Who  Invest Now  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes ^���������  ^J^orJRull Particulars, Maps JBtc,  ���������/"4S;������F������LY   TO ���������  FOREST   RESERVES.  Their Object   to   Supply    Timber    and  Conserve   Water.  A forest reserve is not an rea of forest land where no trees whatever are allowed to he cut. The object in setting  ��������� aside the land for.tbe reserve is not to  prohibit cutting altogether, but rather  to regulate thecultiug and generally to  treat the forest so that a continuous  crop of timber may be taken off the  area, instead of having it cut over once  or perhaps twice and left waste.  Experience in other lands has demonstrated that such a continuous crop of  forest trees can be grown, and the setting aside of forest reserves is one of  the first steps taken in the introduction  of such a policy in this country. Crop  after crop can be taken off the same  area���������of course at widely separated intervals, for half a. century is a short  period to allow for a crop of timber to  mature.  Tlu- primary object of a. forest reserve  is thus to provide for a perpetual supply of timber. Another important object of the reserves is to protect the water supply, both the domestic supply  for towns and cities and also the supply  -to be used for the generation of power.  The effect of forests at the headwaters  of streams is to regulate the flow so as  to make it constant- throughout the  year���������not a torrent in the spring and a  nearly- dried-tip stream-bed in the heat  of summer. To be valuable as a, source  for power a stream must furnish a constant and regular supply of water.  Very low water in a stream from which  n, town or city derives its water supply  has often meant.-i great deal of sickness, (perhaps in tin* form of an epidemic) for the people of that place.  Where the forest is, the snow melts  more gradually in spring and the  rains of spring and summer soak into  the ground, which acts like a sponge,  and flow off more gradually than  where the forest is removed.  In hilly and' mountainous regions  the cutting oft' of tin; forests has often  led to the washing away of the soil.  This has made it impossible for the  forests to grow again, and moreover  has led to tho silting up of the rivers in  the valleys, which make necessary the  expenditure of large sums in dredging  thern out again. Good examples of  this may be seen in the, neighborhood  of the Appalachian Mountains  in   the  United States.  Some reserves are important as well  in furnishing recreation for the people,  but the two essentia.! objects of the reserves, are those of providing for a  perpetual c-i������>p "F timber nn,d ol l"'0-  tecfing the water supply t'"' power  and domestic use. '   ,  ledley  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  y,  HEDLEY,  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending July 25 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum Minimum  80        .. 51  .. 82        .. 55  86   ���������   .. . r>V  .. 79        .. 53  .. 76       .'. 55  01     -.. .46  55       _.. 35  Average maximum temperature 74.1-t  Average, minimum do ' ���������      50.28  Mean temperature 62.21  Rainfall for the week 0. inches.  Snowfall  CORRESPONDING WEEK OK LAST VEAIt  Highest maximum temperature 74  Julv 19  " 20  21  22  23  24  25  NOTICE.  vtw*wifryiw*i*������Ayfoi**A^^  Average maximum  do  67.57  Lotvest minimum  do  39  Average  minimum  do  43.57  Mea n  do  - 55.57  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  M  inimum  July 19  20  21  22  23  24  25  92  97  100  95  92  78  07  ������������������  58  60  62  66  60  53  40 ..  Average  maximum tempera  tm  ���������e 88.71  Average minimum  do  57.  Mean  do  72.85  Rainfall for the week  0.  nc  has  COHUKSPOiVDIXG WEEK OI-' LAST  VICAR  Highest  maximum  temperatiu  e 90.  Average  do  do  85.57  Lowest minimum  do  48.  Average  do  do  53.85  Mean  do  09.71  Certificate of Improvements.  MIDDAY Fractional Mineral Claim, situated  in tho Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICK that I. F. "W. Groves, acting  as agent for tho Yale Mining' Co., free  miner's certificate No. 78033, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown-Grant of  the above claim.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section .'"7, imist be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 25th day of May, 1908."  22-10 ��������� F. W. GROVES.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  UNION" Fractional and NORTHERN LIGHT  ,   Fractional Min oral Claims, situate in the  Similkameen Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  The Commercial Hotel   ������������������������������������      Hedley,   B.C.      ���������  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY.  i  i  i  i  NOTICE.  'I'  Certificate of Improvements.    I  S." Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Vale District. 'Where  located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICK that T. Chas. dcWoi* Green,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 131!(2,-52, intend  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate or Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section .''7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated this 0th day of July, A. D. IMS.  2(5-10 C. ]>icB. GRKKN.  kinson. Free Miner's Certificate No. 11 , intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to.ithe Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, tor the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants for the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Corfilicates of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of May, 1SJ0S.  10-10 l<\ W. GROVES.  i  i  at  i  as  as  K  K  %  as  as  as  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  at  5?  ss ft  t*r^i*ari'fl-&^a-*rft*'**^^  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  THOS. GUINEY,  PROPRIETOR  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copvrights inc.  Anyone sending n sketch nnd description may  quickly ascertain our opinion freo whether an  Invention Is probnbly patentable. Communications strictly conlldentlal. HANDBOOK onPatenta  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn <fc Co. receive  special notice, without chnree, In the  Hotel Keremeos  pEO. K1RBY, manager.  First Class  in  Every liespect/    Commercial n and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similka-'  meen Valleys.   . Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stae'e  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  ���������jMm  Sci  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMKKN LAND DISTRICT.  DiSTitrc'T oi-* "Talk.  TPAKIC NOTICK that It. G. Sidley, of Sidley,  ���������*���������      occupation���������rancher, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described  lands :���������  Commencing at a post planted on the south  hank of Mica Creek; tnoneo west 10 chains;  thence north 20 chains; thence east-10 chains;  thence south 20 chains to point of commencement, containing 80 acres, more or less.  li. G. SIDLKY.  -  April 27th, 1008. 18-10  6  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Lnruest circulation of any scientiac journal. Terms, $3 a  /ear; four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  'MUNN ������ Oo,3CMwcv Jew- York  Branch Offlao. 623 F St.. WaahiDHton. D. C.  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE !  NOTICE.  Certificate ol Improvements.  "DRAW" and "CENTUK STAR" Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOTICK that T, .Tosiah Graham, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 131SJ20S), intend. (JO  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  for, tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above claims.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section .'37, must be commenced before tho issuance of such Certificate of Impiovoincnts.  Dated this 12th day of June, A.D. 1908.  23-10 JOSIAII GRAHAM.  !  life makz angina! flesji/ni/^Emc ���������fcV  int^,*rtrjlftpm!i m Zinc Br (Fis-pper-i'-V  ���������Cur wife i$ *ilfir% fir^cWi^*^  ���������fur prices are Wrr for j/le aamts-  ������ua1i|if of (Doft ifian Ateokwt -fi # *?  jfconl tohe ������ur oerfi fcr H i** &*nrl us a  iriSi mptnf/'C^is^cies prove ii ^i*^  jmmsffcoii/mtA  BORSH  EB5HBBB  Mtu.u.muuumHuiNii'u.tunpanna  SUBSCRIBE FOR.  THE   GAZETTE!  IffmiiiiDmrifUfmuiK.y.-iiijr.iiM^  }

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