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 -ft'     ������������������ .'  ,*' , -  - -       i t ' ,",-   iP-^fjj-j���������  ��������� ������������������-'���������iO'wU ,  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B.C., THimsSSfi,,JUNE 6. 1912.  Number 22.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancou ver.)  S. O. L. Co.'s Block s  PENTICTON,      -  ' -      B. C  i  'HOTEL PENT1GTON  ,"   *- .Headquarters for Touri<*t Tr-avcL     ;  " - ,      i iRates Moderate,    i *  \    ,       -'    '    *' ,*"' " '*.'     "A  r  A. Barnes,\Prop.     . Pentiotok, B.C *  PAID $15M00FOR IT  Most Important Deal in Hedley Mining Property  iw. M.'C0r, buy; windfall group  TO CONFER WITH BRITAIN  Adjoining Property Taken In'Shows the  '-Wide Area of Big Pay Values in  V Ounp ^Hedley���������Those  Who  Know  the Camp Best Show' the Most Con-  ., -fide-ace���������'Output''of.Camp Now Four  :   -'-Millions  and-Only/Commencement  R.W. DEANS    -.".V  Notary >ublic> - ^       *       ,. Real Estate  Ranches,,, Properties, Mines, Timber,  -'   Water Powers      ' '"  Upper Trout Creek,- Balcomo P. O. B.C  ..        n. ^ "*     V* ������-     ������������������ *  N  , Thompson,  _ "      'PlIOXjp SEVMOUK5943  -^K. WESTERN CANADA    .,     ,    .' J*,  Cammell Laird & Go. Ltd.  T   *��������� <   '*"   Steel Mahufactnrers , <  -She������6eld, Enf.   .    v  c- Oflioes aiid Warehouse, 847-������SBc������titjri;ti������ct "  w_Vancbaver, B. C.   S*  Grand Uiiion/  .   ,  HED1IEY, B. C.  > First Cteis Accomodation.   Bar Stocked-with  Best Br���������to of Liquor and Cigars.  '   '     ,���������A. WINKLER, Proprietor  Hedley. riiners*  ^w,. Union, No.  and   nuimen's  i6i,^WAF--MJVI,  S.'-'V-SiSStf"'  .Regular meeting's of the Hedley local, No.  161 arc held "on the first and third Wednesday  in the month in Fraternity hall and the second  and fourth Wednesday at the X. P. "Mine  O. JVI. Stjsvfns" T, R, "Willey-  President -Fin Secieta-ry.  A  A. F. & A. Ai;  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley-Lodge No. 13, A. T>\ & A. M.,  arc held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  5. E. MAniLTON,. ' ARTHUR CLA*RE,  W.flH-  'V  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Oonnsel  _ Hedley Local C'.unp meets in  Fraternity Hall "the first and  thirtl Thursdays in the month.  E. H. SrMPeON  Clerk.  L. O. L.  Regular monthlv meeting-, of  Hedley Lodge 171+ are held on  the    third   "Monday   in    every  ���������>'i!aS*iilS������Si3,inont,n in fraternity HirJl Visit"  'ing brethern are cordially in\ ited to attend.  H. J. JONES, W. SI,  WM. LONSDALE. Sec't-  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will he at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 14th of each month.  Office  on North   Main   Street.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors, Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Cohnnhia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL- ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  ,Star Building Princeton  HILLIARD'S  13 Pk RBER    S-H O F������  FOR AN EASY SHAVE  HOT & COLD BATHS  Next door north of Grand Union Hotel  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE  GAZETTE  Negotiations j have been proceeding  very _quietly for" si ���������few*'.! .weeks for the  purchase.of. thev.Windfall   group ,of  claims'' Adjoining the Nickel' Plateon  the northwest but not until Saturday  evening, hist was any definite knowledge obtained us to agreement upon  nrice 4tnd "terms for transfer of the'  property.       '      '        ..'''.  -. The purchasers who have taken the  bond1 that is virtually lecognised as  equivalent to  purchase'outright are  ������he Hedley>GoIdL Mining Co., owners  of the far-famedj-Nickei Plate'group of,  mines in this "camp that has aheady  prodrrced about fouiMirillion dolhus in  ^-old and the"sellers are L. W. Shatford,  F. H. French,* T.'D. Pickand, L'.  G. MacHaffle and "H; A., Turner, the  negotiations being^carried on by F.<H.  Fxench on behalf of the sellers amdjby  G^ P.' Jones for the purchasers.  :  The property was. originally owned'  by Geo. Oahill, who mortgaged the  claims about seven -years ago to Mrs.  Dora'n' jindin default of payment fol  the mortgagee who did not want the  chums and only wanted the  cash due  ���������* >j  iu interest and principal, the cash to  satisfy the mortgagee was put up by  a local syndicate got up by I. L. Dear-  dotf. The members of it weie Messrs.  Lc W.v Shatford, F.'H. French, JL.. G.  Machaffie and Deardorf and they in'  Xuro-.ga,ye ajfif thjnterest-in 'the gioup  back to Cahill. i* Besides advancing  tlie amount necessary to satisfy the  wortgage .they paid for the remaining  assessments necessary to crown-gjrant,  iind also .the cost of ci own-gran ting.  The Deardoif interest was after  wards sold .to T. D. Pickard and H. A.  Turner and when negotiations for sale  were af teirw.nds opened with the Hedley Gold Mining Co. and with others  it was understood that time would  have to be given for proving value  before cash would be paid but Cahill  not being willing to consider any arrangement that did not include an  initial cash payment before a bond  was given offered hit.' interest to F. PL  French for $5000 which requiied an  immediate cash payment and another  payment in thirty days. His offer  was accepted by French on behalf of  himself and sonic of his associates.  These are the transactions in detail  which we give thus fully because some  mistaken ideas appear to have got  abroad concerning what has taken  place.  Nobody knows much of the value of  the property except the purchasers  who doubtless have ���������-. evidence from  their own underground workings although it-was'ti comparatively easy  mutter to arrive at the conclusion that  their situation meant- much. This was  apparent as soon as work was resumed in No. 4 tunnel of the Nickel Plate  and ore extraction tmd development  have gone on so extensively since  then.  ' So far as the purchasers tire concerned it is simply another snap they have  gathered in and it hasn't cost them a  bean, for the old Nickel Plate has paid  for it and far over that, as will be seen  from the Company's own'statement of  the amount of undivided profits that  have accumulated in addition to the  handsome dividends they have been  distributing.  What it .means for the camp is simply this. It has most effectively exploded the old theory thtit the Hedley  Gold Mining Co. with their* twenty  odd claims had till that wtis of value in  the camp. That idea was promulgated by manager after* manager until  the public had commenced to believe  it even without the verbal assurance  or fiat of F-.Ai -Ross who said: "The  Nickel Plate������re body don't go iiowhar*;.  it's like that, (shaping his little jaundiced ochre-colored lunch-hooks in the  form of a squp-bow-1 by way of illns-  Rumored Outlines of/Naval  Policy All  , Mere Guesses  DRAWING THE LONG BOW  LAURIERS LITTLE ERRORS  , Ottawa, May 20.���������A prompt denial  was given, today_by^Premier Borden  to a widely-eiiculated story purporting to outline.the������ Urjval policy of the  government." 'The'story is that Canr  ada is to contain two fleet units, to he  placed by Great Britain, one on the  Atlantic und .one omithe Pacific with  drydock on each'const1 in addition. ,  , Official announcement is now made  that^Premier Borden ^ and Hon. J. D.  Hazen, minister of I Marine and Fish-  eries," will go'tc*������> England sailing on  June, 28, and atriving in London, on  July 4 or 5.' The object of the visit is  to confer with',the,^imperial'government. One othervni.emuer of the ca  binet', whose name rsfnotyetannounced, will go also. ,     "i  It may safely he, assured that Can-  -ada's part in the naval defence of the  empire ,will ffguro- prxmunently in the  -discussion.  THE WENATCHEECUT OFF  Now that mattw-sjfare shaping for  speedy completion*,-of the V.-V. &E.  and Kettle Valley' to the coast we  dwellers of, the Similkameen on this  side ofthe line have,|ceased to take as  much interest in the,Great Northern's  4*-  branch from -. Oroville southward.  Nevertheless it' is " quite "pleasing to  learn that7 there is|_a. possibility'' of  some -'more move'nieVt in that direc-  tton at the present time. The Oroville  .Gazette has the' following" news item  which looks encouraging:/ "  "Mtij. A. S. Anderson, right-of-way  man for the Great -^Northern road,  'made a nish into jOroville Monday  evening, accompanied by a government official of the Indian department,  rushed'down into, thePierte allotment  five miles south of town, in an auto-  mobile accompanied ��������� by Jtis. Forde,  r-ushed^baekfiand-rivShed^Oiit. on the.  Tuesday morning train. The aim and  object'of the rush act is unknown, but  it is a small peg to hang a hope on  tlmt the rush trip was for the purpose of cinching the privilege of put  ting rn a side track tit the Pier-re allotment, and that the sudden appearance and disappearance of the major  will be followed by rush work ou the  branch. This is merely a surmise,  however, and is surmised because the  wish is father to (the surmise.  What an Optimistic  Writer Has Been  *- Pleased to Claim for Mining Con  ,' r    ditions in the Similkameen  Even as olcl and conservative a publication as the Mining and Scientific  Press may be imposed' uporr by the  reckless correspondent as the following extract from that paper supplied  Jfry' a subscriber from Merritt will  plainly show. ^ This subscriber undertakes to write for tlie whole Similka-  meen but if he has been no moie fortunate in keeping within -the" truth'  in the alleged 'mining intelligence  furnished for other parts of the district than he has been for all he has  said about ,Camp,Hedley, the correspondence is not worth much and'has  been -more;remarkable for, its sum'--  mary of what is not so than ,for-an y-  ���������thing it has'set forth hearing even the  guise or semblance af authenticity. In  fact it would look as if some /if the  Steamboat' Mountain'' romancers have  taken Jreart again and are plying the  old craft. Heie is part of the contrr-  bution. -       " , -   i  '"���������The B. C. Copper Co. has taken,up  the. bondr on Cthe Voigt' group "cit 62  claini'V'on Copper Mountain, having  opened 'a large ��������� deposit of self-fluxing  ore.** ^Mr. ,Campbell, of the Granby  company, is in the tSimilkameen ex-'  amining copper properties with a view  to'lronding. J. R. Leckie has taken,a  working option on the United Empire  group of claims near Pt inceton for the'  Crown Reserve company of Cobalt.  Mi. Turn bull is examining properties  in the, Similkameen with a. view to  bonding for the Consolidated M. & S.  Co. of Ti*ail, B. C. A number of properties in Camp Hedley are being developed by American capital. The  Hedley G. M. Co. continues to pay  regular quarterly dividends of 25% on  a capitalization of' $1,200,000. M. K.  Rodgers is developing the Oregon  group. A rich gypsum deposit is being  developed near Granite. Creek. The  platinum gravels of the Tulameen  river will be developed this summer  ���������by1*vf<HH"'-*'d*H_tWenb^coinpjvnres.'.-������i,SD<>������,frs  mining in the Nicola valley is picking  up again and coke-ovens aie to be  erected by the Nicola Valley Coal ������fc  Coke Co. The Diamond Vale collieries have not been opened since the big  gas explosion and disaster in which  five men lost their lives orr March 7th.  Merritt, May 15th."  ' ;���������:?>}  ..    r j. t i. f  i. !*���������$%  '  '.1 ' '"b'T  ��������� >���������*"*���������������  **-      ��������� K  v -*;_r j  Make Bad   Worse By Reference to the  Taft "Adjunct" Letter  Ottawa, May 30���������-Conser vatives here  are expiessing amused interest in the  Liberal demonstration at Montreal.  Particular attention is paid to two extraordinary mis-statements of fact by  Sir Wilfrid Laurier. . One was his declaration that his. Government during  its first session brought down British,  prefpivnce. This is flatly untrue.* The l' *  Laurier .Government's'first session be-  ganrAugust ,19 tmd ended on October  5,'1896, and British' preference was in-  ti oduced in the session ot 1897r which  did not begin until March 25th.   .  More amusing was' the liberal lead-        '  er's tissei-tiorr that Mr. Tuft, in his adjunct letter ,* ''only repeated what had --  been --aid  by Canadian jingoes," ,-intl  admitted he hadr borrowed1" both tho      ~  idea and expression  from Ctmadians.      < <  The fact is that Mr. Taft wrote'the  adjunct letter* on January IG^ngree-,, f  irients were signed on Junuary 21. tinds^*"  .innounced on January 26th. *       *.������������������'*_<"��������� "  Conservatives did not begin to de- '   %  volop the aigument thatit would im-    -.,  pair Canadian independence until aftci- ������������������__���������  -,  Mr.  Champ Clark's'outbreak on Feb-, '("j  iutiry 14.-   Thus, according to Sir Wil- k -  frid,   Taft   "repeated"  things   which/.  Avere not said tuTa"~month afterwards.^   T  >  y i  ,/-  r*-'f  v  i  ��������� }  LOCAL NEWS  ^,.''.  M  The right-of-way on ,the( V.\V. &*E,  has, been  negotiated' by * the't-ight-of-  way agent beyond Tulanreen andpthey,^-  are now waiting for the'sub-contrac- "  ors  to pome in and arrange for their < .  takes.    The contract has been award--,  ed to Stewsnt<    The sub-contracfors  may possibly have gone up by  this  time   as the right-or-way  man,  Hall,  whose instructions from  Chief Engineer Hogeland were to  hurry up his  work and keep out of the way of the  contractors,    had     completed     early  -laslr-***1^^^^!^!^^*^!������^������!!t'T"  ���������-"* ���������*'���������'"- ������������������^**^>������������������  L.   W. Shatford.  M. P,  i* a  ONTARIO 'ANTI-TREATING LAW  5000 FACTS ABOUT CANADA  The 1912 Edition of that popular and  indispensable   booklet,    "5000    Facts  about Canada", compiled   by   Frank  Yergh.  the widely known wr iter and  lecturer, and author of "Through the  Heart of Canada," is now out and is  ieplete with new matter, including an  outline mtip of Canada, a calendar and  the new Census figures.    In compact  form is found a wealth of facts and  figures   of   the   Dominion   that   will  prove a revelation of our natural resources tind growth. > The mass of information, gathered with infinite pains  should be in the hands of every intelligent Canadian, tind the wide sale and  popularity of the publication is easily  understood.     Copies may  be had   for  25 cents from the Canadian Facts Publishing Co., 667 Spodina Ave. Toronto.  Toronto, May 28���������The anti-treating  law, which will be introduced by the  L itatio government at the next session, will he ftir reaching in its effect.  The hotelkeeper, the bsirtender, the  man who buys the drink, and the man  who is e-iven the treat will be prosecuted under the new law. The tentative plans are designed to reach every  person who may commrt tin offence  under the law. The bartender will  likely be fined to the amount of $100  to $200, and the "treater" will be  dealt with in a similar wav.  METEOROLOGICAL.  PUREBRED SHEEP FOR B. C.  The Dominion Department of Agriculture intends holding a, few auction  sales of purebred sheep in the fall���������  probably ti.t Vernon and Armstrong.  The sheep are being shipped in from  the east with the hope' of improving  the sheep industry of B. C.  Anyone requiring purebred bucks  or ewes, should send number of animals required and kind of breed most  suitable to Dr. Win. Thomson, Box 9,  Keremeos B. C.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., tor* the week  ending June 1, 1912 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  Mtiv26 .48        .. m  27 .. 46        .. 29  28 .. 44        .. 28  29 .. 46       .. 30  :-J0           ..         50       .. 29 -  31           ..55       .. 31  Jun   1 ..        58       .. 32  Average maximum temperature 49.57  Average minimum do       30.71  Mean temperature 40.14'  Rainfall for the week     .00 inches.  Snowfall       "       "       00. "  CORKESPONDrNG WEK1C OK LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 55.  Average maximum  Lowest minimum.  Average minimum  Mean  42.85  37.  26.14  34.49  tration) turd when the .bowl's'dug-out  it's done." Fortunately for themselves tmd for the camp, but unfortunately for Mr. Ross" employers,, the present owners of the Nickel Plate didn't  take his soup-bowl theory very much  to heart tmd to-day there is more  Nickel Plate ore in sight than ever  before turd we have them reaching  out for more ground to catch the ore  that "didn't go nowhar."  do  do  do  do  AT THE MILL.  Maximum Minimum  May 26        ..         67         .. 38  27 ..         60         .. 45  28 ..         68         .. 41  29 ,.         65         .. 41  30 ..         65         .. 45  31 .           70         .. 44  Jun   1         ..         74         ,. 43  Average maximum temperature 67.  Average minimum         do 42.42  Mean                                do 54.71  Rainfall for the week 0.00 inches  Snowfall       ������'_.-������������      o.OO "  CORRESPONDING WEEK OF "CAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 87  Average do do 76.85  Lowest minimum do 42  Average do do 45.28  Mean do 61.00  P., spent ti  day in Hedley last week on his return  from "i trip up the valley. As there  had been a few mild suggestions during the trip of the return of his old  trouble with hay fever he will doubtless find it prudent to stay at the  coast for a few months before venturing in again. Fortunately he bad made  good use of the time since the House  prorogued to get over all of the district and get over parts of it several  times he is conversant with the requirements and can afford to leave it  during the danger* period.  The paper manufacturers have notified wholesale paper men that owing  to increased cost of mater ial and labor  they have been forced to increase the  price of their output. The wholesale  dealers have in turn notified the printers tind publishers that former piice  lists tire no longer in force and ti higher rate is charged after May 22nd. As  yet we have not heard of any printer*  or country publisher who has had the  courage to notify his subscribers thtit  the subscription price of the paper is  to be increased. Oh no, he must take  his medicine and furnish the goods at  the same old price and expect his reward In the hereafter.  The record round of the Hedlej-  links made by Hincks in the summer  of 1911 when he made the round in 42,  thus tying bogey for the round, was ���������  beaten last week by Rolls who reduced  it to 41 in a match played with R. "W.  James which' he won 3 up and 1 to  play.     The score was put together as  follows: 2, 4, 5, 6, 4, 5, 6, 4. 5,  which  shows the play to have been most x*e-  markable for its steadiness from start  to finish^    To those conversant with  the Hedley course and the bogey attached to each hole this score is most  interesting for it shows that just a,  little additional luck, or good luck, or  both of them, in certain  holes thtit he  has often made in less than on this occasion, would have enabled him to reduce the total by either 3 or 4 strokes.  Theo" taken for the ������������������Corkscrew", the  ���������i for   "Pons   Asinorum" and  6  for  "Needle's Eye" are all of them over  bogey.     But' the 6 for ������������������Corkscrew"  would almost seem to be a just judgment meted out to him by Fate in  punishment  for   the  sin  of  cutting  down    those   trees���������a   transgression  which some of the members find it  hdird to forgive.  IMMMHia  an t  *   /'Pi*'      i,t.i"i*iv i   *v'i.J      , r    .      ���������.",r  > <%  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE JUNE 6, 1912.  *$?���������  hoti.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssnecl on Thursdays, by the Hedley Gazette  ,   ,      PlllNTlNfi AND PUHt.ISIIINU COMPANY,  ,   ' ���������        Limited,  at. Hedlev. 11. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per-Year '. ?*2.00  "   (United States)  2.oO  ���������   Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 linos to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  $7.00 for (50-day notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  'CT- notices.  Advertisements will bo chanced once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes of toner than once a month  he  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Contract Advertisements��������� One inch per month  ������1.2-'>; over 1 inch and up to 1 inches, $1.00  per* inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  A. MEGRAW. Managing "editor.  n  Full Moon      Jt  I   *f|  Last quar.     \  ii.    1  S8!  Wb-^'k  1  New Moon"  l(i  First quar.  23.  1QV2  MAY  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed.  Thu. Fri. Sat.  1  ���������>  ���������3,     4  5 ���������'    6      7  s  9  10     11  12     13     14  15  16  17     18  19     20.    21  22  2K  24     25  20     27     28  29  30  31  ROAD BUILDING  When Louis Hill gave bitf opinion of  public roads in British Columbia after  motoring over- them in his own ear  for hundreds of miles and paid such a  high tribute to the wisdom find fore-  . sight of a government that bniltr such  ��������� roads, he showed bis own wisdom tmd  discernment.     The  contrast he drew  - between the roads of British Columbia and those in some states on his  side of the International boundary  line as expressed in the interview  which appeared in Inst week's Gazette,  -.____ wtis very creditable to the people and.  government of this province. Mr.  Hill sard that over on his side they  ���������talk good roads but didn't seem   to  - 'build them, and he spoke of wasted  funds thtit had been set apart for road-  building that never* reached the roads.  This reminds us pf a jocular little exaggeration by the late Frank Richter  in talking on the same subject of the  use arid misuse of money in road-  building. The road money over in  Washington he stud was thrown  through a ladder and what >tuck to  the rungs was put. on the roads and  - what went through found its way into  the pockets of those who handle it.  Now.to our mind the whole cause of  the difference is in the system employed in-each .'case. In the U. S. the people  elect their* road bosses but with us the  government must build  the roads and  the government is held responsible tor  the manner in which the work is done  and the value rendered for the money  expended.     It takes popularity to get  elected  and the popular man is very  rarely  the bust road builder.    In fact  when  he does his whole duty by the  people whose money he has been entrusted to expend he is morally sure  to have earned the ill-will and opposition of many on  whose votes   he was  dependent to get him his position. 'On  the  other hand a Minister* of Public  Works  who is a member of the government is  held   responsible   by   his  leader* for results.     That these results  be forthcoming it becomes necessary  for him  to have competent engineers  and have competent district supervisors.   To obtain these latter he finds it  desirable to work through the repre-  presentative of the riding whom he  asks to recommend a suitable man for  the position tmd thus the representative becomes jointly responsible with  the Minister for- his share in  the results produced.  Whether it be a correct system or  not is for others to argue but here at  all events it is found to work out and  produce results and these results have  been so. marked as  to call forth testi  monials from practical men like the  ex president of the Great Northern  whose opinions carry so much weight.  Tn oar own riding of Similkameen we  have only, to 'coinp.ue the roads ot today with those of eight or- nine years  ago, and it was doubtless some of his  experience on the roads of the Sirnil-  kanieen district which Mr. Hill had in  mind, when he talked to the reporter  on the coast. The Romans of old were  great road builders, whether it was on  the Appian Way in Rome itself or  their colonization roads in Britain or  Gaul and to-day they live in our memories by the roads they built. "Si  iiiontiiiieiituni iiKiuiris ciicumspice" is  the proud epitaph which an admiring  country placed on the tomb of Christopher Wren. The people of British  Columbia will be willing to hand  down the memoi y of Hon. Richard  McBride and his government by giv  ing them a free hand to build roads  that will la-st through the long centuries to follow.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  *****  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars tmd Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  The   Industry   That,   Wins  * - ' , '' -  Industry alone will not iriake you independent.  The Industry that SAVES is the Industry  that wins.  Opening a Savings Account in the Bank of  British ' North America' is often the first step  towards success.        '  . ,,-*..  The Bank of British North America  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  ' * ���������{        -  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work ���������'  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done'.   .  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone lending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for secunngpatent*.  Patents taken throutih Munn & Co. receive  tpecial notice, without charge, in the  Scientific American.  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 ���������  year: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.36fBro-d"^New York  Branch Office. 6"*5 F St. Washington. D. C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real Estate,  Mines,  Crown   Giants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  76 Years in Businesi  Hedley Branch,  < r  Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  H. A Hincks, Manager,  PEEK FREAN & C0.S  .\<  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Hay Insurance Co.  "Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at  HEDLEY,  B. C.  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DrSTKICT Ol' Y.U.E  TAKE Notice that I. Charles Joseph Loewcn  ���������*- of Vancouver, B. C. occupation, Broker  intends to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands.  Commencing at a post planted at the Northwest corner of Lot 337; thence northerly along  the East shore of .Dog Lake eighty chains more  or less to the South-western corner post of Lot  461; thence East 713 links more or less to the  west (boundary of tlie Columbia and Western  Railway right of way, being the Eabt boundary  of Lot 2710, Group 1; thence Southerly eighty  chains, nioi-e or less, along the West boundary  "of Lot 2710 to the north boundary of-Lot 337;  thence west-three chains more oi- less'to the  point of commencement and containing 25  acres more or less..  Charles Joseph Loewen  by his agent  -      ,      _ Herbert E. A. Robertson  Date, May 23rd, 1912   .  STAND   FOR  QUALITY    , / : v  We have just received a fresh-line to meet the Similkameen  demand for the Best .Biscuits- <   ,      , '    "--'. ,  ' ' ' # "-j-n     I    ������       - * j , \  It will convince you to try some of the following -     '"'' r 'r ,.>   ,-.<���������_  ., Melton, Cream Finger, Milk Wafer, Corinth,'Billiken / V'\  >>   Marzone, Pat-a-Cake, .Santa Claus (mixed), Bourbon  * ' '  (chocalate  saudwich), Ginger Nut,  Texas Cracker   ; ,,  - >    ,        ' Coronation. " ' 7  KEEP THE QUALITY UP v  S chubert's Supply $tores  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  A"-  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  AND  Department of Lands  WATER RIGHTS BRANCH  In the matter of the Hoard of Investigation  created by Part III of the "Water Act" tor tho  determination of the water rights existing on  tho 12th day of March, 1909; and in the matter  of all streams in the Similkameen Water Dis  trict.  Take notice that each and e\cry person,  partnership, company, or municipality who, on  the said 12th day of March 1909. had water  rights on any of the abo\ e mentioned creeks, is  directed to forward on or betoic the 20th day of  June, 1912, to the Controller of Water Rights  at the Parliament Buildings at Victoria, a  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a straight life policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  OF CANADA  The history of thousands of policies  on the above plan shows that it has  cost less than font* dollars per year to  carry a policy/of one thousand dollars.  If yon doubt this call on the local representative stnd see the history of  one policy for- 26 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  It is the people's Company and . its  profits aie all for the people  This accounts for the wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.  memorandum of claim in w riting as required  :.*   ----������������������'    ��������� -jd. F.: ���������_  eel forms for such memorandum (Forin No. 19)  Print-  by section 28 of the said act as amended  ed forms for such memorandum (Fomi  can bo obtained from any of the Water Recorders in. the Province.  The said. Board-of. Investigation -will then  proceed to tabulate such claims.  After the claims have been tabulated by the  Board, notice will be given of the places and  days on which evidence and argument will be  heard at local points.  Dated at Victoria this 13th day of May, 1912.  By Order of tho Board of Investigation.  J. F. ARMSTRONG  Acting Controller of Water Rights  This,is nn  extention of the time given in the  notice of lifch March, 1912 21-1   *  W. J. TWISS  Manager for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  <'  Civil Service Act"  The Qualifying examinations for Third-class  Clerks, Junior Clerks, and Stenographers will  be held at the following places, commencing  on Tuesday, the 2nd of July next:���������Armstrong,  Chilliwack, Cumberland, Duncan. Golden,  Grand Forks, Kamloops, Kaslo. Kclowna,  Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Nelson, Now Westminster, Peachland, Prince Rupert, Penticton,  Revclstoke. Rossland, Salmon Arm, Summer-  land, Vancouver. Vernon and Victoria.  Candidates must be British sub'octs between  the ages of 21 and 30, if for Third-ohms Clerks!  and between 1(5 and 21, if for Junior Clerks or  Stenographers.  Applications will not be excepted if received  later than the loth of Juno next.  Further information, together with application forms, may be obtained from tho undersigned.  Section 7 of tho '.'Civil Service Act" provides  that temporary clerks and stenographers, who  have not been regularly appointed by Order in  Council, must pass this cxaminatibn.  P. WALKER  Registrar, Civil Service  Victoria, B. C, 1st May, 1912 19-(5  The London Dire6i>oru  (Published Annually)        .  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the   Goods they ship,  and the  Colonial and   Foreign   Markets they  supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in the principal provincial towns  and industrial centres of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order* for 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for* ������1, or larger* advertisements from ������3.  PORT MANN  A great railroad ternrinuo���������a great grain shipping port���������-a  great factory centre with a population of at least 50,000���������that  will be Port Mann, western terminus of the Canadian Northern, five years hence. .  Factories to* employ over 5,000 men, grain elevators aird  c  flour mills, big freight yards and railway shoys���������these are already arranged for. A year frorrtftoday, property values will  be treble���������five years hence they will be ten times today's  prices.   Every lot bought NOW will make you a fortune.  Close  In Lots, $250.00  RAILWAY ADDITION-practically adjoining C. N. R.  property is easily the best Port Mann subdivision on the market.     Values must go up enormously.     High, dry, level lots,  33x122 feet, $250.   Terms $15 down, $10 a month.   No interest '  or taxes.   Send for booklet and lithographed plan.  Colonial I nvestment Co.  If.- .-...���������' "THE PORT MAN PEOPLE"  Vancouver, B. C.  A. MEGRAW, Local Agent  Tlie London Dlrertoru 6o. Ltd.  25, Abchurch Lane, London, E. C.  WHEN WRITING ADVERTISERS PLEASE  MENTION   THIS PAPER  10-3m  :  ���������  :  X  ���������  ���������  ���������i  ���������  ���������  ���������  x  ���������  X  ���������  X  ��������� ������������������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������< ���������  THE   RIVERSIDE   NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Have still on hand for spring planting-  Wagener Northern Spy Wealthy Jonathan  McIntosh Red        Winesap Snows Gbavenstin  King David Rome Beaumy Red Cheeked Pippin  Plums, Pears and Peaches  Established in 1900 125 ACRES THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,   JUNE 0, 1912.  Town and District.  'W. C. McDimgiUl," of Princeton,  was in town on Tuesday.  The Golf Club' executive committee meet to-nighl (Thuisday) at 8 p.rn,.  at tlie Hotel Siirrrlkameen.  Princeton is making pi eparation for  celebration   of Dominion Dav   on  a  -    .i <- *- * * *  bigger* scale than ever"before. y.  > - , if  The Rev. G. R. B.' Kinney was visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Smith the beginning of the week. 1 ' -���������   ^ . . .   Rev: Mr. McConnell occupied the  pulpit for Mr-. Cameron on !Sunday  last in Keremeos and Hedley. Guod  congregations heard him in both services and enjoyed the ai>le_di_scoirrces  given!   The'Rev. gentleman has sisters '  meeting  A public  morrow (Friday)  Hotel at,  company.  will  be  held  to-  iit  tlie'- Commercial  S p.m.   to, organize a fire  residing-"'.-It'  Keremeos  interested ""in'" the well  Similkameen.  "'iiid-i's-T'th us-  being  of'the  ' H. A. Hincks  has had  his leave  of  aboence'exteiided two months"1'and* is  i ���������*  still in England where he will get lots  of golfing.  i( The hydrants" for fire protection are  being put  in   and appear to  be  well  calculated to do  the iworlc'foi*,\whieh  they are intended. . '    ,  I'  The entrance .examination dreld-in  I * I*} >������ il ���������  Jledley last week ended oh-Friday and  most of the candidates appear* confident of having passed...,,.,_,,!,', ,  . TroutJLT.. inches .long ,iUid,.;iii .occasional whitefish i'ronr two feet to 27  niches- are being takeni'frorn the Siniilkaineen by local fishermen.  ,-The first-of the new; Canadian gold  coins were seen in'Hedley last week,  the local branch of the Bank of B.N. A  getting in a supply. The denominations they have are fives and tens.  The mail train going south wits delayed nearly an hour*.at Oliver's ranch  on Saturday afternoon owing to a  hot box which began to ,make s>onro  fireworks under- a box car in the train.  , Wes Shier passed his first vear ex-  animation for electrical engineering  at the School of Practical ��������� Science,  Tor on to,.taking,honors., He is-at present ot the coast getting practical experience in electrical work and will return to Toionto to pursue the course  when the classes resume" in September*.  The busiest man in Coalmont  these days is J. H. Jackson who, in  -addition to his other'enterprises, has  put on'an auto stage-from Coalmont  to Merritt which .cuts the time to the  coast away down. The auto leaves  Coalmont at 7 in' the "morning and  'gets to Merritt in time to take the  train out of there for the 'coast the  same day.   - - *���������  ��������� The editor enjoyed a trip lo Princeton  and   Coalmont' the   end  of  the  -week,.most of the time being spent at  Princeton ji-nd vicinity.where the evi-  , -derices of 'advi'iiic'emeht during the  ;;:past :.year are- most marked. The  Cvcemenfc works :at- EiistJprihceion was  'jithe ifMlh '61ijecttVe''"ipoiht 'of the trip  cUind a future -issueiof-the Gazette  'will tell jlioie about wlmt* was seen  there. .  .  ' ��������� TherCoalmont Courier tries to be  facetious .over .a,__typogL*aphical error  in an ad. in this paper. If a pair of  "tweezers and bodkin that disappeared  from this office about the time that a  certain tramp printer .claiming to be  broke struck Hedley a few months  ago and a three days' board bill in a  Hedley hotel was jumped after said  tramp had been paid hi?, wage*-, were  returned to this office, tlie error that  seemed to trouble the Courier might  be corrected.  -- An auto party   comprising ?*oine of  the leading citizens of Pc-iiticton were  in Hedley,on  Saturday' on their way  through to Coalmont,  Princeton and  Tulameen.     They   were in   two autos  and thepersonnel of tho party was almost  the same as  that  which came  through on the same day  hist year.  The first of the'two -cars to arrive was  owned aiiddriven-by Fred Williamson  and contained AV. T. Shatford. manager of the S. O. Land Co.;'' W. Mason,  of   Mason  & Kendall,   S.  T.   Smith,  manager of the Bank of Montreal, and  J. T. Armstrong, a former* resident of  Hedley; the second was  owned and  driven   by C. A. C.   Stewart and with  him were J. A.  Kirkpatrick, of the C.  P. R., A. H. Stevens, manager of the  Bank    of   Hamilton,  Jas.  Mclntyre,  postmaster and   T.  Johnston  of  the  Hotel Penticton.     The only absentees  of last year's party were Dr. White  and J.  Rathbon.      On   this occasion  they left out the trip up the tr*;unw������iy  which 'most of them had taken last  year. They returned on Monday night.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  CAMP HEDLEY  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Bl<  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on c  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager -* HEDLEY, B.C.  FOR SERVICE  Synopsis of Coal Mining ''emulations  (TJOAL mining right-, of the Dominion, in  v-' Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory,,the North-vest Tervi-  torie*. and in a pot tion of the Province of British Columbia, may bo leased for.i term of  twenty-one year*, at,in annual rental of Slan  aero. -Notrinore than 2,-ViO-icros will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the .\genc or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  arc situated.  In surveyed terntoiy (he land must be dos-  ciibed by .-.ections, or legal sub-divisions of  *.ect'on*,. and in unsiir\eyed territory the tract  applied for hhall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  ! Mooney's Biscuits  Colin Timmohs,   mining,_ engineer,  jrfrotn Los Angeles, arrived hi' Hedley  "on Tuesday "and will hrake an exarni-  * nation of the Kingston properties, in  ���������������������������;the interests of:San Francisco'capital.  '.���������}. Mr. Tirnrnons has had'considerable ex-  7 perience in mining in Mexico and like  ; others in   his   profession   has  found  Mexico  too hot politically to operate  there'witir comfort or safety^ ���������  Mrs. Popple and dau'gliterTof Blaine,  /Hvhb were visiting In Hedley with Mr.  -������������������and Mrs. Ryder but spent a. few days  at Coulthardt's camp, at Roany, on  the Tulameen between Princeton and  Cranite Creek, returned1 \ an Friday  last and will remain a^ while in Hedley  beforei returning to the coast.  Constable Sproule spent most of last  week in Princeton endeavoring to  maintain good cirder during the absence of constable Rogers who had  gone to Westminster with a prisoner,  He didn't find Princeton quite as well  behaved as Hedley and had to make  rise of the lock-nn pretty freely during  his stay.  The  Thoroughbred   Running  Stallion  "Beautiful and Best"  (Canadian Stud Book. No 237)  Will stand for public service at "the  Willows,'', Keremeos, B.C. for the full  season, 1912.  Pee for service of mares $10 to insure  Mtires may be pastured. '  ������������������-.-.:        .     E. M. DALY. ���������''!:������������������'  Each .ipplicatiou must be accompanied by a  feu of S3 v hieh will be refunded if the rights  applied for aie not available, but not otherwise. A royalty .shall be paid on the ineichant-  able output of the mine nt the late of five cents  per ton  The poiion operating the mine shall im-ni-.Ii  the Agent with-sworn return-, accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  and nay the royalty thereon. If the coal mining right*, are not being operated, Mich returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  Tho lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the les*,ec may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surface light*, may  be considered necosnry for the vvoiking of the  mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre.;  l'or full information .application should ho  made to the Secretary of the Department of  the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion liaiids.  AV. W. CORY,  Deputy "Minister of tin* Interior.  N.B.-Unauthorizcd publication of this advertisement will noL be paid for. a-Oin  PRINCETON POULTRY FARM  PRINCETON, B.������������������.'.'  ���������  ���������  consign-  We have just received a  ment of these well known buscuits  and recommend them as the nicest  lot of biscuits ever received in Hedley. We have them in bulk and in  packages of all sizes.  Curlew Butter Now in Stock and We Will Have  It In Continually From Now On  ������������������  '���������  ������������������  ���������  <���������  *���������  ���������  ���������  I  ���������  ���������  X  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  Breeders of S. C. White Leghorns-  Egg1 Settings from  now on  at half  price except No. 3 pen.  Young stock for* Sale, March and  April hatched pullets from $1.00 each  and up. Cockerels from $2.00 to $5.00  each in any quantity..  Address all communications to  T. C. Brooke, Princeton.  Royal  During the  visit of the Great Northern officials a little  over a fortnight  -ago  the Gazette was impressed, with  the striking resemblance between  the  new president, Carl B. Gray and   the  Hon. Richard :McBride.   They are of  about the same  size  and build ; there  is  tlie   same  early    silvering   of the  locks and very much of the same pose  and   mannerism.     Tn    talking   with  Mr.  Shatford    who   met Messrs. Hill  -and  Gray   in   Vancouver   and spent  some time with them then" we learned  that lie too  was at once struck' with  the very close  resemblance of these  two.      That" the   resemblance   may  continue to impress us iii other tilings  ,*is  well and that the now  president  may show to the people 'of this province the same amount of go-ahead as  the Hon.  Richard, has done,    is the  wish of everyone.  ' .-  ADVERTISE    IN   THE   GAZETTE  Naval  College of Canada,  Halifax, N. S.  The next examination for the entry of Naval  Cadets will be held at the examination centre  of tho Civil Service Commission in November,  1!)12; parents or guardians of intending candidates should apply to the secretary. Civil Service Commission, Ottawa, for entry papers before 1st October, next.  Candidates must be between the ages of If  and Mi on 1st October, 1SI3.  Cadets arc trained for appointment'i.sOfHccrs  in the Naval Service, tho course at tho College  being two years, followed by one year in a  Training Cruiser, after which Cadets are rated  "Midshipmen.  Further details can he obtained on application to the undersigned.  (i. S.DESBARATS  Deputy -Minister. Department  of the Naval Service.  Department of the Naval Service  Ottawa. May 6th, 1012.. 2t-2''-2->  Competition for New University Buildings to  , be Erected at Point Grey, near Van  c-ouyer, British Columbia  The Government of British Columbia invite  Competitive Plans for the general scheme and  design for the proposed now .University, togcth;  er with more detailed Plans for the buildings  to-be erected first at an estimated co^t of  $1,500,000.  Prizes of 810.000 will be givenfor the most  successful Designs submitted.      '  Particulars of the competition and .plan of  site may be obtained: on request from, the  undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 31st. 1912  addressed to  The "MiN-rsTER of 'Eructation;  Parliament Buileings.  Victoria, British Columbia  WATER NOTICE  Green vegetables arrive at the end of every week i J    ���������  -.4,  fShatfords, Ltd.*  ���������  ���������  *,���������  ��������� > +  .- ..���������  ** - j*./,-! Jr. ���������  .������������������ .-#/  For a  Licence to Take and Use Water  -\Toticc is hereby given that I Anton Wink-  ���������^ ler. of Hedley. B. C. will apply for a lie-  once to take and use 2 cubic feet per second of  water out of an unnamed Spring locally known  as Bald Hill Slough. Tlie water will bo diverted at a- point V mile north of Tlias. Sirois' south  line and will be used for irrigation purposes on  the land described as A. Winkler's pre-emption"  This notice wn.s posted on tho ground on the  I3thdn.y of "May. 1912. Tho application will  he tiled in the olHco of the Water Recorder at  Kairview.  Objections may be filed with the said Water  Recorder   or  with  the   Controller of Water  Bights. Parliament Buildings, Victoria. B. C.  ANTON WINKLER  THE  WATER NOTICE  For a Licence to  Take and Use  Water  -JSTotice is horoby given that 1. K. G. Sidley,  -���������-, of Fairview, 11. C, will apply for a licence  to take and uso 2 cubic feet per second from  the north fork of nine mile creek, to be diverted  at a point marked by a post planted on the  bank of....said creek about one mile up stream  from-tho bridge.' crossing said creek on the  government rdnd. ' ,Tho (.water .-'will thou bo  taken across sn'b-lot 2, lot 270������; trfithe southeast  i sec 3 and southwcit! 'see'-I. Tdwnship (55, Similkameen division of Ynld'district, to bo used  for irrigation and townsite purposes. <  ���������This -notice was'postcd on the ground on the  1st day of Juno, 1912. Tho application will  be Hied in the oflice of the Water Recorder at  Ka'rviow. .,. ..... ,.     ,_ _.,        ._,  dbJcctioh'Bma'^'^  Recorder   or  with   tho  Controller  of   Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, H. C.  PfllflGE  Livem, Feed & Sale Stables  PE0MI&T^  TIKDLEY   B. O.  A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    "I Orders for Teaming  promptly attended' to.  22-4  Office of Dominion Express Company.  \V OOP.FOB   SALE!  Phon.   II        INNIS  BROS. Proprietors.  LIMITED  You Should  Make Your Will Now and Appoint  This Company Executor and Trustee.  Because it hits large experience in tin's work. Because  it has very great assets, which are a guarantee of faithful  performance of duties. Because it takes none but legal  holidays, and it is always avaibable, which is not true of  the individual trustee.  Because it never dies or is ill or incapacitated. Because it hos Safe Deposit boxes for safe keeping of documents tmd valuables. Because it has skilled officers and  directors who make the managements of estates a study  and who give their undivided attention to such matters.  There are many other reasons too, and we would like  to tell you of them.       Call or write for booklet.  li. G. SIDLEY  !>���������     '��������� TRY,THE ;    ,,  Hedley   Gazette  .x:>l,i!,������ .,, ..FOR,-,:-.:;., Li,,,;-  Fine Job Printing  THE PEOPLES TRUST COMPANY, Ltd  P. O. Box 226, Phone 81  Penticton, B. C.  *  I  I  I  a-.-  J;:  THE   GAZETTE!  if'-1 THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. JUNE 6.1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen���������Famed for Fruit Growing  :-i  ���������I  li:-;  1 Vi,  Town and Lower Valley.  Mr. Louden, of Chopaka was a visitor hetween trains Saturday.  AVm.   Schmock,   of Merritt,   was  a  visitor in town Wednesday last.  ^Thursday   last Paul Buoll,   of Spokane,   was here looking over the district.  ��������� Mr. and Mrs. Coulter and family  passed through on their way to Vancouver,  All kinds of cherries. Yes! Ripe  and have been since the 2-lth of May  at the Manei-y homestead.  Mis. Forbes and nephew drove ovm-  on Thursday In ("teen Mountain to  visit her mother Mrs, L, A. Chirk.  Two automobiles filled to capacity  with Penticton aristocracy passed  through Keremeos for Princeton last  Saturday.  'Theodore Kruger, newly appointed  piovincial constable of Fair-view and  district, is the right- man in the right  place.    We wish you luck Babe.  Herbert Hunter left last Friday to  visit his old home, at Armstrong. He.  rode over- to Penticton on his bicycle  and from there intended to take the  boat.  O. H. Carle, .loo Mason, R. H. Car-  michael, .1. D. Smith with Harry  Tweddle motored over to the Falls to  take in the sports. They report having bad a splendid time.  C. J. Miinn, of Spokane, was here,  over the weekend. Mr. Munn is one  of the (J. N. Auditors and while here  went over- the books of the local agent  and as usual George had everything  O. K.  Mr. and Mis. W.H. Armstrong, and  Mi*, and Mrs. A. Morrison after spending a week of combined 'pleasure and  business returned Monday by the  Tweddle auto and Penticton to Vancouver.  In the.lecture given by L. Harris on  bee-keeping he -strongly pointed out  the great advantages the fruit grower  would receive by keeping them, saying  that the bees distribute the pollen  among the tires .thereby. obtaining  much better fruit.  Tom Daly returned home Friday  from Spokane, and although he is  feeling much better-, he will have, to  go very easy for-some time yet as the  strain he received gives him much  pain at times. '.We we re all pleased to  see Tom back again and trust under  the kind attention of his mother he  -will soon recover entirely.  J. A. Brown has covered himself  with glory. He went out on a bear  hunt with George Allison to the head  waters of Smith Creek on the south  side of the Siniilkaineen river- to the  west of Stirling creek. They were  gone to days and killed two bear a  black and a brown. The black was  very large.  The Rev. Mr. McConnell, M. A., of  Victoria, who -came in to visit his sisters, Mrs. Dr. Schelstra and Miss M.  McConnell, last week returned home  Monday. While here Mr. McConnell  took tbe service for the Rev. A. H.  Cameron on Sunday morning at the  Presbyterian chinch. He preached a  very fine sermon which was attentively listened to by a large congregation.  Mr. McConnell was very much taken  rip with the district. This being his  first visit to the Similkameen he hopes  in the near future to be able to pay us  another. On Sunday afternoon he and  Mr. Cameron drove up to Hedley to  bold services at that town.  A miraculous escape from death was  the fortune of Herman Detjer, Saturday about noon. Corning down the  grade with a heavy team and wagon,  one of the boards on the wagon slipped ahead and struck the horses ancl  they started down the grade at a mad  gallop. Herman stayed with them, but  could not check them: at the foot of  the grade, the wagon completely turned over leaving Herman still holding  on but out of sight under the wagon  box, being dragged along the ground.  Ninety-nine out of a hundred could  not have pulled off the same stunt  without being killed. The horses stopped at Mrs. Mills' fence which is about  100 yards from the foot of the grade.  Man, horses, wagon and harness are  little the worse for the accident.  Great prospects for a  bum per crop  of every   kind ol" fruit and  vegetable.  We   will   be  able  to   "supply   Hedley  even    when   they   catch   their   boom  which will surely come.    Also Princeton   will   want   more   potatoes   than  they <an grow.     We have everything  here    to    make,   your   mouth   water.  Kereineo*.  the only  spot on   the map.  We   even can   send a   little hot   air to  Coalmont and   further  up the   valley  where  the  snow   lies  a liltle   longer.  Novertlii-less  this is the best valley in  'Canada,   what   'with   Hedley  and   its  thoiiMiuds    of    iiK-n    in    the    mines,  Piinceton   with   its   coal   mines   and  cement works, Coalmont with its vast  coal areas,   all will   have thousands of  men on their pay rolls.  And yea! even  we. Keieiiieos, the. gaidcn-nf paradise,  will   feed ye  with a bounteous supply  of spuds,   cabbage and everything in  season.    Your mouths we will fill with  delightful   peaches,  apples, pears and  apricots and when the wintery winds  do blow we will still give unto vou tbe  necessities  of life  at a very small  remuneration.    Now list what I am telling you,  save your money and buy a  fruit let, don't wait, come and make a  home here, we've got the goods and  you may as well be one of us.  OKAXAOAX  FALLS  CISLISKUATtOX  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  Keremeos-Penticton Mail Stage.  The auto stage leaves Kereineo:-* for  Penticton, Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturday at 5 p.m.  Single fare $7.50, Return ,$1-1.00  Phone 1-1, Penticton W. E. Welby  S F������ R J\ Y  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  ItEAL ESTATE MINES  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Keremeos. B. C.  C.  JE.  SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provin  cial Land Surveyor.  A. Brown  Office of J  KEREMEOS  B. C.  Okanagan Falls held  the second annual celebration on King George's  bii;tbday. It was a nice cool day and  a splendid program inc. The Southern  Okanagan Transportation Co. gave  splendid service. Tbe new boat the  Cygnet brought large crowds from  Summerland, Penticton and Kaleden.  Quite a fleet of motor boats and  launches, motor cars from Oroville,  Penticton, Keremeos and Fairview.  The morning was given up to athletics,  races for ladies, boys and girls, quarter mile, open and 100 yard clash and  novelty races. O. K. Falls against  the world tug-of-war was won liy Val  Haynes and his cowboys.  The following were the winners in  some of the events:  Half-mile,  free, for* all���������1st and 2nd,  Andrew Charlie's horses.  ',. Cowboy race- -1st Tommy Shuttle-  worth, 2nd Charlie Shuttleworth.  Ladies' saddle horse���������1st Miss Brent,  2nd Miss Shuttleworth.  'Turncoat race���������Andrew Charlie.  The baseball game between Penticton and Summerland was won by  Penticton with the score of 11 to 4.  The dance in the evening drew a  large crowd from outside points and  was a pronounced success. Good music  was provided by the Naramatta orchestra and the supper was served in  Arnett ������fc Hine's best style.  SIJriLKAMISEX XI!WS  J. P. Thomas and family have moved from their ranch near Keremeos to  R. C. Armstrong's lanch Siniilkaineen.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B: C  Do not neglect to spray your trees with  Pendray's Lime Sulphur Solution  Pcndray's is endorsed by all the leading fruit men  of the province.  We are sole agents for Keremeos and can sell it by  the barrel or gallon. .    ;.  Wc  carry a full line of Garden and  Field Seeds;  Five Roses Flour always in stock  F.  RICHTER ESTATE  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE INSURANCE  OFFICE  KEREMEOS, B.C.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOriMY SING, Keremeos  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  -������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  *&  FIGUREOUT  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with your savings by'  sending them outside,to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less.hazardous, than by investing them at home in .something; that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.      -  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  NOTICE  REMEMBER  ������       We  offer no  land but what has  the' water already-on it  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  -9  ������  . ������  ' ������  ������  ������  ������  .������'  ,������-  l.������  ������  ������'  ������  ������  ������  '���������������  ������  s������  ������  ������  ������  ��������� '������  '������r  ������  ������  ������  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.      ������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������&������m  Armstrong's  A.  B.   Kyle,    W. 11.  engineer   at  the ranch, left for Vancouver on Thursday evening's train.  James Currie arrived at Similka-  rneen'on the evening train on Thursday, 23rd of May, and is engineer at  the steam pump and will run the  engine pumping Water, ploughing, etc.  during the summer on W. H..Armstrong's farm.  E. J. Coulter and family left Similkameen on Friday morning's train  bound for Vancouver where they intend residing in future.  Henry Lee, of Fairview, came over  to Siniilkaineen on Thursday of last  week, bis object being to purchase a  piece of property from Mrs. D. Mo-  Curdy. The property is situate at  Fairview arid consists of about IS acres  more or less. After completing the  purchase he left for home.  W. It. Armstrong has paid several  visits to his farm at Similkameen during the past week looking over the recent improvements, etc. Mr. Mitchell  is now installed as foreman in the  place recently occupied by E. J. Coulter.  Cherries in VV. J. Manery's orchard  are and have been ripe for the past  week. Fruit of all kinds bids fair to  be a heavy crop.  Mr. R. F. Elton's potatoes on his  home lot are now in bloom.  D. McCurdy makes weekly shipments of rhubarb to Princeton.  SLARLIwYjVIKEX land district  DISTRICT Ol' VALK  "Take notice that I, Hiram Jnglcc, of Whil  *���������       Lake, B.C., occupation, farmer: intend I  White  to  apply for permission to pin-chase the following:  described. land*;���������  Commencing at a post planted at the south  west corner of Lot lOOil, thence north 10 chains,  thenc-o vest :*0 chains thence south JO chains  thence ea-^t '20 chain's lo point or* commencement, containing: eighty acres more or less.  II. IXGL.1SK  "May 1*1,191-J 18--I  When   writing'   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Advertise in the  Hedley Gazette  and watch Results  KEREMEOS       ^  AUTO LIVERY  Tweddle's New 40 horse-power  Case Auto  Leaves Keremeos forPentic-  . ton,   Monday,    Wednesday  and Friday at '1:45 p.m.  Returning,   leaves Penticton  Monday,   Wednesday   and  Friday  on   arrival  of   Str.  Okanagan at 7:5*50 p.m.  SINGLE l-'AKK   -     $7.50  KETtJJ-X -        $14.00  Arrangements for Ti links  and other Baggage  A First-Class Driver has been  Engaged and the auto may  be hired at 50c per mile,  minimum rate; for further  particulars apply to  HARRY TWEDDLE  Keremeos Centre       -       B. C.  at  Plumbing and Heating, Sheet  at  at  K  tt  at  K  K  it  at  K  at  as  as  ���������K  as  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,  in -MLiii-dock's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  DIGNAN & ATKIN  Practical Workmen Propiuetoks"  PRINCETON, B. C.  x  >x  %  f  I  i  st  X  X  c4VM*yifrvMW*w*'k*yi*w***iw  METEOROLOGICAL  Temperature registered at Meteoro-  gical Station, Keremeos, for week  ending, May 4th,   1912.  Maximum  May 14 . 84  15 .. 09  10 .. 07  17 .. 09  IS .'. 72  19 .. 70  20 .. 03  Average maximum  Average minimum  Mean  Rainfall for the week  Minimum  39  35  40  48  47  50  54  71.50  50.85  52.  0.19 inches  >������������������������������������#������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  *���������  X  ���������  ���������  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PRINTERS' INK  This may be applied in different  ways but the two old stand-bys are  judicious advertising in the local  paper and neat stationery printed at-  home. The Gazette can suit all requirements.  TH6 HEDLEY GAZETTE !  HAS THE LUBRICANT t

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