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 Am) SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IV.       No. 24.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1908:  $2.00, in Advanck.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in -Vancou vcr-.]  S.O.-L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B.C.  OPEN  THE  BAY!  W. H.T. GAHAN  -   Barrister, 'Solicitor,  ^       Notary Public, Etc.  .  Mokk'Block   "      ���������' *��������� *  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  CHARLESVM. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  (Vernon Nowhj  - Now that the Hudson Bay Railway  is likely to become ah accomplished  fact, the following lines by Charles  Mair, which were written about 20  years- .ago, take on an- added significance. . ,Mr. ,Mair,\yho at one. time was  a resident of Kelowna, takes place'  among the front rank of our- Canadian  poets, and the following verses furnish  a good; example of his style :.,  Open the Bay, which o'er the Northland broods  .    DiimlCyct in labor with a mighty fata!  Open the Bay! ^Humanity intrudes.  And gropes prophetic round its solitudes  In eager'thought find will no longer wait.  Open the Bay which Cabot first espied  , In days when tiny bark and pinnace bore  Stout pilots and br<ivo captains true and tried���������  Those dauntless souls who battled far and wide,  With wind and wave in the great days of  yore.  O'pjcn the Bay which Hudson���������doubly crowned  By fame���������to science and to history gave,  This was his limit, this his utmost bound-  Here, all unwittingly, hc'sailcd and found  At once a path of empire and a grave.  MINING IN  I  Description of Camp Fairview  and Other Properties.  RIORDAN MOUNTAIN CLAIMS  flEDLEY,  B. G.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  "NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Open the Bay! What cared that seaman grim '  For towering iceberg or the crashing foe  He sped at noonday or at midnight dim,  A man ! and hence, there was a way for him'  And where he went a thousand ships can go.  Open the Bay 1 the myriad prairies call;  Let homesteads rise and comforts multiply;  Give to the world the shortest route of all   .  Let justice triumph though the heavens should  fall *"  This is the voice of reason���������manhood's cry.  Much Development Work and Instalment  ��������� of Plant on Stemwinder���������The '  Famous Billy Goat.  (Continued-from las.t week.)  MR. SHATFORD AT  KEREMEOS,  Vernon, B. C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, ��������� Ileal Estate,  Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for: '    ._,  London & Laucashiro"Firc Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B. C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.'  Bates Moderate.  A! Barnes, Prop.  Penticton-, B.C.  '% Nurseries  Now growing in our Nurseries for  the Fall trade:��������� /  90,000 Peach, Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry, Plum, Prune, Pear and Apple  ���������in all leading varieties.  100,000 Small   Fruits.  10,000 Ornamental Trees, in all leading  varieties for 11. C.  Strictly home grown and not subject to  damage from fumigation.  Stock of Bulbs to arrive in August from  Japan, France and Holland.  Beo Supplies, Spray Pumps, Seeds, Kte.  110-page CATALOG UK FRF.K.  Office, Greenhouses and SeerJhouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER,   -   B. 6.  ' (Kcrcnicos Trumpet.)  L. W. Shatford, M. P. P.," and I. L.  Deardorjff, supervisor of roads, paid a  visit to Keremeos last Friday on their  way west. Mr. Shatford is making  his annual trip of examination over  the roads of his large constituency,  learning the condition-.and'needs of  the various sections���������one of the most  important duties of his position, and  one to which he devotes a good deal of  time and study.  The supervisor, Mr. Deardorff, has  more of his attention than usual directed this year to the Similkameen',  the works projected for the summer  in this district heing of exceptional  extent. The appropruition for the Si-  niilkameen for 1908 is ahout $70,0*00,  most of it, of course, for roads and;  bridges, and.of that amount one-third  is to he expended in Keremeos'and vicinity. The largest items are for the  new public school and for'"the bridge  across the river. -  A few years ago the Similkameen  was the most notoriously neglected  part of the riding, and justly coin-  plnined of being shut out of a .fair  share of the public funds, much in the  same way that the province of B. C.  hae hecn unfairly treated by the Dominion. In so far as Air. Shatford has  been instrumental in bringing about a  more eqiiitablo state of affairs, he deserves the hearty thanks of his constituents.  The member and supervisor reached  Keremeos again on Wednesday on  their return trip down the valley, and  after a'short stay, continued on their  way to Oroville. While here he swelled the baseball club's fund for uniforms to the extent of a "V.  CONGRATULATIONS���������  WITH A DIFFERENCE.  Operations during the year in Fair-  view .were principally confined to the  Stemwinder mine, the. workings on the  lower and upper' Keremeos valley,  Camp Hedley, and the adjoining country ; and on Kruger mountain. I give  below a short account of the different  work done, kindly sent in by Mr. H.  Lee, of Fairview ; Mr. R. W. Northey,  of Olalla", and Mr. D. A. Carinichael,  of Fairview'.  Stemwinder.���������This mine is the property of The Stemwinder   Gold and  Coal Company." -During this year the  work progressed steadily,  and the result of development has justified the  anticipations of the management.    It  may be remembered that the company  operating this mine ran out of funds  after re-locating the ore:body on  the  -200vfoot level  under a fault that completely cut off all ore on the 200-foot  and 300-foot levels, then the lowest in  the mine'.   The management considered that the appearance of the ore below  the fault warranted  further expenditure, and a reorganization scheme was  very   successful   in;-, providing  ample  funds for additional exploration, which  has consisted of sinking a perpendicular shaft, 4i feet by 9 feet in the clear,  from the: surface close to the 46-stamp  mill  to  the 500-foot level.    The'new  shaft connects with the old workings  on the 200-foot level by a" cross-cut and  oil the 300-foot level intersects with  the former^ inclined shaft.    There are  three ledges.on the property, known as  the North, Main and South ledges, two  of which  only (the North and Main  ledges).have/'been worked heretofore.  On the 200-foot level a cross-cut from  the Main ledge was run 70 feet north  and opened up the North ledge there,  which is about -4 feet 6 inches wide.  On  the 300-foot level the Main ledge  was cut, showing 12 feet of clean, high-  grade ore.     On  the 400-foot level a  cross-cut was run'25 feet and opened  up the Main^ledge there, 12 feet wide  and of good average value;   this crosscut is now heing extended to open up  the North ledge.    On the 500-foob level  at the station,  the  new shaft ran into  the South ledge, a fine body of ore on  which sufficient work has not yet been  done to afford very definite  information.   It is over 0 feet wide aiid carries  good values on  the part opened.    A  cross-cut has been commenced on this  level to the Main ledge,  80 feet from  the station, and the North ledge about  66 feet farther.   All the ore opened up  is below thi.s fault,   is  in solid   ground  provement in mining conditions in the  Similkameen and Keremeos valleys.  The following are the operations in the  various camps duringthepast year:���������  , Rio it dan Mountain.  Billy Goat.���������The famous Billy  Goat claim is now Crown-granted and  no work was done on it this year, but  all the other claims on the mountain  received attention. On the west of  the Billy Goat, James Riordan did con-  j siderabie woi-k on the ledge of chalco-  pyrite he discovered' the year before  on the Resort claim. On the west it  is in contact with a granular-limestone  and on the east the formation is schist.  The strike is N. E. and S. W., with  nearly, verticaldip. It seems to paral-  lel^tbe ledge .on yie Billy Goat. The  capping is close to the suiface, being  covered by*only- three feet of soil, and  all the assays made so fair have given  pay values in gold, silver and copper.  Homestake.���������The Homestake adjoins the Billy Goat on tlie south, and  is owned by Northey and Hayes, of  Olalla. A lead of good grade ore about  8 feet wide, chiefly garnetite carrying  yellow copper with magnetic iron and  iron pyrites, was drifted on and the  breast of the tunnel still shows the  continuance of the ore-body, but of a  higher grade than was taken out in the  first 10 feet, the last assay giving high  MISS  LOWNDES' CONCERT  values in gold, in addition to a fairly  The "Old Reliable'  Shoemaker  SHOES MADE TO ORDER.  SHOE and HARNESS REPAIRING A SPECIALTY  Rear- of Shior's Clothing Store.  13   *  The following is from the Standard  of Empire, a new paper published in  London, England, for circulation in  the Colonies:���������  "The mass of kindly message and  congratulations we have been receiving continuously since the first appearance of the "Standard of Emire"  could not well be dealt with in these  columns. Its bulk is far too great.  But a single odd break in its continuity  in the shape of a message from the  Roman Catholic parish priest-of Cork-  ery. Ontario, seems to demand attention. The message, which is given  the publicity of a picture postcard,  reads thus:���������  "I beg to state that I do not want  your paper, nor any, other Imperial  trash from across the seas. We all  would be grateful if you would keep  your Imperial paupers and gaolbirds  at your side of the Atlantic, as well  as all other Imperial rubbish. Canada  for Canadians.  W. E. CaVanagh, P. P."  and carries good values.  A 150 h. p. Jenckes ��������� hoist aiid two  new boilers, which will increase the  boiler capacity at present'available to  about 300 h. p., are ordered. The mill  cyanide plant are being put in shape  for steady work in the spring and the  capacity of the latter increased, the  new headworks and ore-bins are also  in course of preparation.  The company operating this mine  has recently concluded an agreement  with the Strathyre Company, of Montreal, formerly working* claims in the  camp, for the purchase of its property  and effects. This arrangement is of  great importance locally, as it enlarges  the sphere of Stemwinder operations  (two of the five claims purchased adjoining the Stemwinder group) and will  mean work on property otherwise idle.  Upper S$ Lower Keremeos Valley.  Throughout this section very little  'work outside of assessments has been  done this year, although two properties at Camp Beaconsfield have pushed  development, and the Dolphin at Olalla. As the new railway is now completed to Keremeos, it is the general  belief that 190S will see a great im-  large   percentage   of   copper  and   16  ounces of silver. -  .  r *  Camp Beaconsfield.  The tunnelon the Standard was continued 40 feet farther, and the. ledge,  which outcrops on the ridge, was intersected at a depth of 75 feet. The  ore was of the.same value as at the  surface, showing no improvement. On  the Gibraltar a new blacksmith shop  was erected about 100 feet from the  shaft. For the first 24 feet the shaft is  perpendicular and then dips to the  east at an angle, of 60 degrees. This  was the first time the shaft had been  uriwatered since 1904, and the fumes  of the dynamite clung, to the wet walls  so persistently tha^the men were sick  nearly all the time. It was iutended'  to sink another25 feet and then cross-,  cut, but rather than waste time waiting for a gas-dispersing appliance,  work was started in the Guihevieve  No. 1 tunnel; where the breast is in  good-looking ore,: but not of very high  grade as yet. The. work .'done-on. this  group during the year was 110 feet of  tunnelling, 10 feet of shaft and several  open' cuts. ''''���������������  In the Gem group an immense outcrop of pyrrhotite and arsenical iron,  200 feet wide, is traced right on to the  Gibraltar claim on the top of the  mountain'. In the long tunnel on the  Gem some good ore was met with, garnetite carrying yellow copper, and the  work this year was all done in this  tunnel, which is now in nearly 300  feet. The owners are James McNulty  and Thomas Roderick, of Phoenix.  Green Mountain.  Very little work was done in this  camp, many of the claims being Crown-  granted. On the Green Mountain  claim, owned by James Black efc al., a  large hole has been sunk on the ledge  and good copper values met with at a  deptli of 12 feet. The actual size of  the ore-body has not been ascertained,  but it is evidently large at that particular  point.  Continued Next Week.  A,, most enjoyable event was the  concert given hv Miss LowndesMissist-  ed by Keremeos and Hedley talent,  oh Tuesday evening last in Fraternity  Hall. The hall was very well filled  with an appreciative audience.  . The first number on the programme  was a Pianoforte Duet by Mrs. Dickenson and Miss Lowndes, which was  very well received. The chairman,  Mr. S. L. Smith, then introduced Mrs.  J. A. Brown of Keremeos, who appeared for the first time before a Hedley audience and sang "The Swallows"  which reached the highest expectations. Since coining to Keremeos,  Mrs. Brown's fame as a singer has  gone far- and near, and everyone'��������� expected to hear something good, and ,  they were not disappointed.  The third item on the programme  was a violin solo, "Slavonic.Cradle  Song," by Mr. W. Daly, of Keremeos,  which was followed by a song, ''Queen  of the Earth" by Mr. T. Dickenson,  who is no stranger to' a Iledley audience, although it is some time since  they have had the pleasure of hearing  him. Miss Lowndes then gave a piano  solo, which pleased the audience, and  was followed by Mrs. Brown'in , her -  song, "Smiles," which was in a different vein from her first song, and although it was- her intention not to  give any encores," the applause was so r  incessant that she was forced to .reappear. ' Tlie next item was a comic  song, "Killaloo", by JVIr. G. Kirby of  Keremeos. which captured the audience. This brought the first part of  the programme to a close, and after  an interval of 15 minutes, the Misses  Gertrude and Marjorie Smith-gave a  Pianoforte Duet, which was remarkably well rendered and showed great  improvement in their playing since  their last appearance.  Mrs. Brown then followed with a  song entitled "Roses" and^was presented with a beautiful bouquet, of  rose's by Miss Monica Smith. A violin  solo, "Oh The Wheel" by Mr. W. Daly  came next and was very much appreciated. This was followed by Mr.  Dickenson in his song, "The Mighty  Deep," which is remarkably well adapted t*i his rich baritone voice. Miss  Lowndes gave another Pianoforte  Solo', and was followed by Mrs. Brown  in another very sweet song "Roses,"  and holding the bouquet which she  had just received. The last piece on  the programme was a character song,.  "The Chinese Sbjer Man," rendered  by Mr. Kirby in his inimitable style,  and for an encore he gave*"The Ragtime Clock," which was certainly very-  funny..  Mr. Smith then moved a vote of  thanks to the visitors who so kindly  assisted Miss Lowndes on the programme and with the singing of the  National Anthem, :\ very enjoyable  evening was brought to a close.  T. D.   PICKARD   ENGAGES   MEN.  DEATH OF OLD PIONEER  Mrs.  Emily    Dowding   Dies   Suddenly  In Spokane.  Old-timers will regret to learn the  death of Emily Dowding, relict of the  late Judge Haynes which took place  in Spokane on Monday.  Deceased had been in Seattle for  some time, but lately removed to  Spokane and was under treatment in  the hospital there. Her condition was  not believed to be sq serious and the  end came quite sudden.  The remains were brought to Oroville on Monday and and buried in the  family plot at Osoyoos on Wednesday  at"2 p. m,     Many old-timers attended.  A dispatch from Prince Rupert  says: "T. D. Pickard of the mines at  Goose Bay, Observatory Inlet, was in  Prince Rupert last week looking for  experienced miners. The property is  owned by the Rodgers Syndicate, who  have ample means to work it, as Mr.  Rodgers was for several years in  charge of the mining property of the  Marcus Daly estate at Hedley, Simil-  kaiiieen district. Including those helmed here, he will have over thirty  men at the mine. Win. Hanna, one  of the best all-round miners in British  Columbia, will go with him from here,  and may be gone six months if he  likes the layout."  CARD OF THANKS.  Miss Lowndes desires to express her  hearty thanks to all who in any way  assisted her in making her concert the  success it proved to he.  Henry Bahrs is in town making arrangements to start work on the Gladstone Tunnel and Power Company's  big project down the valley.' The project, for which Mr. Bahrs claims to  have the necessary capital subscribed,  includes installing a big power plant  at Susap Falls and using the poweV  developed in prosecuting development  work on a vast scale at the Gladstone;  claim near by. Mr. Bahrs also contemplates generating enough electricity to supply the whole of the lower  valley, including Keremeos with light  and power. He-is also most confident  that in their development work tbey  will strike large quantities of rich ore..  So mote it Ik*.���������Trumpet. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JUNE 25, 1908.  %8$k$:  Qfi4:  Similkameen Advertiser.'  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hum.KY Gazkttk  Pjunti'nc and I'uui.isinNG Co.mi'anv.  Limitku.  at Hedley. B.C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Veiir...  Six. Months  .$2.0ii  . 1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to tlie inch.  Land Notices���������Certilieatcs of improvement; etc.  $7.00 for 00-day notices, and S5.00 for M-day  notices. -,   '  '    '-..'...  .Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion,.25 cent-*, for  each' subsequent insertion.   Over one inch;  10 cents per line for lirst insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  ' Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements��������� One-inch per month  SI.;!.")- over 1 inch and up to 1 inches, .$1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking; larger space than four inches, on  apnliention, rates will be given of reduced  charges,  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  irioutli if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than oncca month  the price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.   "   '      ������������������ , .    . ,  Changes for contract advei-tiseineiitsshould  be in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW", Managing .fcdltor.  based on size of space and length  Full Moon  llth  Last quar..  190S  JUNE  New Moon  .28  First quar.  (5th.  1908  Sun. Mon. lues. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  u  21-  1  8  15  . 2  0  16  ���������as  3  10  17  24  4  11  18  12  10  20  6  13  20  27  29     30  OUR PROVINCIAL RESOURCES.  It is no  exaggeration  to  say  that only now are  the., natural  resources of British Columbia  becoming realised and the possibilities of the future  development  of the  Province  forcing  themselves on the  attention of  the "world.    The  work  done by  the   pioneers   of   the  Western  Province of Canada is now yield-  " ing results, and the patient toil  with which they laid the foundations of the commercial and  industrial   fabric   is   enabling  their successors to raise a structure that will make British Columbia pre-eminent among the  provinces of tlie Dominion. For  yeais'the handful  of people in  this Province struggled against  many difficulties. Their remoteness from the more  populous  parts of Canada,   from which  they were shut off by mountain  barriers and separated by thousands of miles of prairie without  other inhabitants  than  a few  trappers and scattered bands of  roving Indians, made any great  progress impossible and inclined  them to look rather to the Pacific States than to Eastern Canada as the direction from which  would   come   the   impulse   for  greater   trade   and   enterprise.  Only those   who  were here in  those  early  days,  or who, perchance, visited tlie British Colony    most   remote    from    the  Mother Land, can have realised  the situation that then   existed  or   understood   the   difficulties  that  confronted the early settlers.    But  those who had per  sonal knowledge of that situation could easily understand the  persistency with which the people urged railway communication with the East and made its  accomplishment the condition  on which the Province would  remain in the Confederation.  With the advent of-the Canadian Pacific Railway to the  Coast the whole situation was  changed. But the bright anticipations based on that accomplishment were not destined to  be immediately realised. The  physical difficulties in the way  of opening up the Province and  making settlement possible were  very great, and their removal  only  to  he had  at a cost that j  tried severely the modest financial resources of scarcely more  than fifty thousand white people. There was also another  drawback to be overcome before  1 the capital and population ne-  jcessary for the progress of the  1 Province could be secured, and  that was the removal of the  .prejudice against tlie country,  which various circumstances  had created both in Great Britain and eastern Canada. Only  by degrees has this been done,  but to-day there is no part of  this vast Dominion where it can  be claimed-there are greater opportunities for both capital and  settlement than are to be found  in. British Columbia. It must  be the duty of both our government and people to sec that nothing is done to lessen the favor  ��������� --���������'.," I*- ���������  with which the Province- is regarded abi'oad, or to diminish  the confidence which is now felt  in respect to the great future  that lies before it.  Without in the least exaggerating the facts, it'can scarcely  be denied that in  the  variety,  as  well as . in the amplitude of  its   natural   resources,   British  Columbia  leads   all   the  other  provinces.   In our forest wealth  there is no dispute that British  Columbia surpasses not only any  of the other provinces, but any  other territory on this continent, and with proper conservation of our forests this Province  should be the timber reserve of  the whole world.   There is a responsibility,   therefore,   resting  upon us that this great wealth  should not  be   squandered   or  disposed   of  without adequate  return.   In our sea and  inland  fisheries we have another great  source of wealth and of occupation.   That in the past sufficient  attention has not been jiaid  to  our fisheries, in respect to their  conservation and regulation, by  either the Federal or Provincial  authorities,   is   now   admitted,  and the truth of that fact shown  by the partial depletion of the  salmon fishery.   There is, however, no reason to doubt that it  is not too late to restore that  fishery to its former satisfactory  position, while no   more  time  should   be   lost before   proper  measures are taken for the conservation   of   the  halibut and  other deep-sea fisheries���������available  as they are as a source of  permanent wealth and employment for a considerable number  of our population.  It was the mineral  wealth���������  especially that of the precious  metals ��������� of  British   Columbia  that half a century ago first attracted attention to this country  and led to an influx of population.    But the- alluvial gravels"  of the Fraser and other streams  did  not continue for   long   to  yield such returns as satisfied  the seekers, and the mining industry  dwindled for a number  of years until it became of little  value, either as a means of revenue or a source of employment.  But during the  last ten  years  there has been a great revival,  and from the  quartz ledges  of  the Kootenays and other parts  of the Province the production  of both the  base and precious  metals is yearly increasing.   Already the annual value of the  output of our mines has passed  the   twenty-five  million  mark,  and while the productiveness of  the established  mining district  is  steadily growing,   new  and  promising territories are being  discovered and developed.  British Columbia's " premier industry"   is   likely   to  make great  strides when the northern part  of the Province is opened up by  the  Grand Trunk Pacific Rail  way, and sections believed to be  rich in minerals can be made  accessible for practical mining  operations.; In many parts of  the 'Proyihce valuable deposits  of coal have been discovered;,  and few countries in the world  are better supplied with stores  of fuel than British Columbia.  Last,   but by no means the  least, in "tlie. sources of Provin-  ciaTwealth is that of agriculture.  Not so many years ago the suggestion that Biitish Columbia  would ever be ah agricultural  country  would   have  been  received   with  scepticism, if not  derision.    But  what has been  done in  scarcely more than a  decade shows  tliat not only is  agriculture capable of successful  prosecution here,  but that its  products in all its branches are  likely in the near future to place  that pursuit in the second place  as regards value among all our  industries.     While  dairying  is  an important branch of Provincial agriculture, the factor which  has caused the industry to advance "by*leaps and bounds" is  the cultivation of fruit.   Fruit  raising is undoubtedly destined  to make extraordinary progress  within   our   borders,   and   we  know of no other industrial factor likely to have  such  important   and   far-reaching   social,  commercial and   industrial effects on the situation in British  Columbia    as    this    particular  branch of agriculture.    It has  already added   enormously . to  the value of large tracts of land,  and is creating close settlement  that otherwise would be impossible.    It adds annually millions  to the wealth of the Province,  although as yet the industry is  only   in   its   infancy.     In   the  sources of our potential wealth  fruit culture will-be one of the  most important,  and in other  respects exert a most beneficent  influence   on   the   progress .of  British    Columbia. ��������� News-Advertiser.  THE BANK OF  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters dt  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until they how exceed $50,000,000.  Money 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;  Esc rows in connection with Mining Deals given  special attention. , _  Hedley   Branch, ������������������   -   L. G. MaeHaffie, Manager,  jgBOBD  COPPER  HANDBOOK.  ,1008.]  (New Edition issued March  SIZK:   Octavo. '  PAGES:   1228. ���������  CHAPTERS':   25.  SCOPE: The Copper Industry of the World.  COVERING: Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,'  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, UscsT*-Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copucr Handbook is eoncededly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK ON COPPER.  THE MIXER needs the book for the facts  it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and Copper Mines. ���������������  THE METALLURGIST needs the book for  the facts it (fives him regarding copper milling,  leaching, smelting and refining.  - THK COPPER CONSUMER needs the book  for every chapter it contains. It tells what,  and explains how and why.  THE INVESTOR IN COPPER SHARES  cannot all'm-d to be without it. The Copper  Handbook gives statistics and general information 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 arc worth more than the price of the  book to each and every owner of copper mining shares.  I'lUCIv. S/UKI in buckram with gilt top, or  $7.;V)in full library morocco.  TKUMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  butr-rdcrthcbooksciit you, all carriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it sulks. Can  you allbrd not to see the book and judge for  yourself of its value to you ?  WHITE NOW to the editor and publisher.  HORACE J. STEVENS  (Kil   SHELI'KN   BUILDING, HOUGHTON,  MICH,  U.S. A. 15  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  UNION Fractional and NORTHERN LIGHT  Fractional Mineral Claims, situate in the  Similkameen Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  XAKK NOTICE that 1, F. W. Groves, acting  ���������*��������� as agent for Horatio J. Duffy. Free Miners  Certificate No. 115515; Frank Tarrant, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 5508, and George Wil  kinson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B , in  tend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants for the above claims.  And further tako notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of May, 1008.  19-10 F. W. GROVES.  The Effect 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 he resides to give him their trade  \  TH6 -Gazette Jod Department  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district, outside of* Vernon and the  larger offices in the Boundary       ::       :: '  Latest Tip Faces.'  Hion Grade Paper &  Artistic Arrangement  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, id-c.  II Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition poster  51 No job too small or none,too large for us  flEDLEY GnZETTL P.& P.60, Ltd.  \vsaamA>x^w-M������M>>*w*-'-u-iHiwiil  '���������Try.  xveoaask.  Cross  . CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sending a sketch and description ma;  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly contidentlnl. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free, pirtest npency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munu & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, In the  Scientific American.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Lnrgest circulation of any scientific Journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months, $L Sold by all newsdealers.  &Ca.36,B"adw������* New York rHE   HEDLEY  GAZETTE,   JUNE-25, 1908.  J��������� W. EDMONDS  / Insurance' and    -  General Agent  Agent for Tiik Gukat Wkst Life Insurance Company.       ,  PENTICTON,  B. C.  Town and District.  **  *��������� ' THK        Great Nofinern  flbtei  Princeton  Is -rioted, over the entire dibt-.  rict for excellence of both table  :   : ':  :      and bar.      ':   :   .-   :  AH 'the wants of-the travelling        *5  ��������� public   carefully -.attended   to.      ' sg  ilitwwit^itmtmmitttitittK  Grand Union  Hotel _  HEDLEY, B.-C.  HERRING & "WINKLER, Proprietors  PflLA6&  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY, B. C.  *!I A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand. ~f Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'Phone 11.  -   INNIS  BROS.   Proprietors.  THE  NEW ;  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON; Proprietor  Everything New and First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention  paid   to   the   Table.  Tenders for Meat.  SEALED TENDERS -.vlll be received by the  undersigned up to Saturday,. June aoth,  for year's supply of meat.. Lowest or any tender nob necessarily accepted.   Full particulars  . on application to  THE DALY REDUCTION CO., Limited  21-3 Hedley, B. C.  Offers Wanted.  TJAVIXG decided to close out the Estate of  **��������� tlie Hedley Lumber Company as soon as  possible, the undersigned will be pleased to  consider bids for the stock, plant, tools &e.  Outstanding accounts not promptly settled will  be placed in the hands of a collector.  .22-tf  S. L. SMITH, Assignee.  ���������f ������**���������  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  X  X  X  X  *  ������  X  K  I  i  i  i  I  %  I  I  **������  X  i  ;   rn   b ��������� LiJ i   -V  Vernon has a steam laundry.  Strawberries and '-real" cream are  the order of the day.  Mrs. and Miss Bradshaw, of Fifteen  Mile, visited friends in town on Saturday last.  J. E. Anderson, elecuician, is taking  G. MeEachern's place during his absence. ' - ,  What's the matter with the-Hedley  midnight ..-hand, that can "hang a  dluii'i and ling a bell,"? .  .  . Mr. and Mrs. E.-M. Crooker and Mi-'.'  J. A Brown of Keremeos were in town  for the concert on Tuesday evening.  Divine service will lie held in the  church on Sunday next, at 7:30 pr in.,  by-Rev. Mr. Conn.  Mr. G. H. Sproule returned on Tuesday evening from Kamloops, where  he had gone with the prisoner Pnlford.  Miss Annie. Innis of Kereriioes,  came up on Tuesday's -stage to attend  Miss Lowndes' concert and was the  guest of Mrs W. J. Forbes.  Mr. F. H. French,, accompanied by  his bride, returned' lb Hedley on Tuesday night, and it* receiving the. congratulations of his friends.  The. first of Mr. Camsell's assistants  to arrive.was Mr. Peel. Messrs. Allen  and Reinecke' are expected along  shortly. .  Militia orders have been issued from  Ottawa authorizing the .organization  of a company of Infantry at Armstrong.  Mr. C. A. Crawford arrived in town  on Friday evening last, and will audit  the books,of the Daly Reduction Co.  Mrs. Crawford returned to the east.  Mr. Carl Ha it-sine went'up to the  Nickel Plate on Wednesday, to assist"  Mr. T. 0. Revely instock taking. He  expects to return in. about two weeks.  , Mr. S. Boone, machinist for the  Daly Reduction Co. left by Monday  morning's stape to spend two weeks'  holidays with his people at Kamloops.  Mr. Newman, father of Mrs. Lyon  is spending a few weeks with his  daughter and son-in-law here before  returning to his home in New Zealand.  The Southern Okanagan Land Co.,  of Penticton held their annual meeting last week, and declared the first  dividend, which is 25% on paid up  capital.  Mr. J. L. Caldwell, foreman on the  Twenty mile wagon road, was taken  ill last week and was under Dr. Whil-  laris'care for a few. days, but is able  to be but again.  School closes to-day for the summer  holidays and Miss Blake leaves for her  home in Victoria on Friday. In order  to get away at the end of this week  she taught the last two Saturdays.  J. K. Fraser is putting his 'water-  pipes in good shape to withstand next  winter's frosts. Mr. Fraser believes  in taking time by the forelock, even if  Ave are still waiting for summer.  Mr. Dell Young, of Princeton was in  town on Monday with the intention  of sizing up the Hedley Baseball Club,  and figuring out what the chances are  for the Princeton Club getting a look-  in on the Dominion Day match.  Mr. G. McEachern, electrician for  the Daly Reduction Co., loft on Tuesday morning for Regina, where, Dame  Rumor saith an interesting event is to  take place. June, this year, is proving somewhat fatal to Hedley bachelors.  TIT-BITS FROM PENTICTON.,  Frank French came came- in on  Monday's boat with his bride.  Martin Burrell, Conservative candidate for Yalo-Caril>oo, was here last  Thursday evening, and gave a very  interesting lecture on his trip to .the  Old Country.' He. did not touch on  politics at all.  - It's .very annoying, Mr. Editor, to  see all .these'different fellows coming  back lienediets^ .The only time I ever  think of committing the rash deed is  when I survey my washing on the line  and then my. heart really aches for  some one ,to uierjd those holes and  slits.  Our programme for the. 1st .of July  is quite a large one' and consists of  twenty aquatic events, ��������� ten horseraces and twelve under the heading of  athletics, not'to forget the ball at  night. Some of the committee men  will beypretty tired before it is all over  and I guess the secretary will be the  most tired of the lot.    Happy man."  An invitation was extended to all  thcT'carpenters by the Press in its last  issue to meet on Monday night to as-,  sist in building a ladies' dressing room  room on the beacli, the ladies to superintend the work. I happened' to take  my usual constitutional along the  beach that evening, and when ��������� I arrived at the scene of operations, 'I  was simply astounded���������at the number  of carpenters wehave in Penticton.  The hopes of some * of the. property  bwners have gone up another hundred  points, a large party of C. P. R. officials having arrived last. Wednesday,  proceeding south to Midway on Thursday-morning. The inference drawn is  that they are looking over the country between "here and1 Midway with  -the intention of connecting the two  points as soon as possible. Some of  the people have heard the engine  whistling already.  The new range of the P. C. R. A.  (these mystic letters mean Penticton  Civiliau Rifle Association) was opened  by W. T. Shatford last Thursday  afternoon. Mr. Shatford fired the  first shot at the two hundred yards,  scoring a bulls eye. In his speech he  said he considered Rifle Associations  were the finest things being introduced into this country to-day. Not only  were men trained, to .use the rifle, but  they were getting themselves ready to  defend hearth, home arid empire  should ever the necessity arise. Mr.  Shatford 'in closing stated that it  would give him the greatest pleasure  if the association would allow him to*  present'a. cup to be competed for as  the executive, might arrange. Mr. G.  F. Guernsey,' captain of the association, answered briefly, thanking Mr.  Shatford for his kind offer of the cup  ancLalso for the interest he had. taken  in the affairs of the association since  its inception.  Penticton, June 22ud, 190S.  I  There is no Discount on the quality of  Our Goods, but the Discount in Price is  money saved for you  Now is the timeyou require a  New Hat  and  I  And we are going to give them to you at  a Discount of 20 Per Cent*. Off our regular  prices, for the next two weeks, for Cash only  '    ��������� .< '  Everything .we have in Hats and Shoes  is included in this Sale.��������� Men's, Women's  and Children's  ,  Come and see what we have to show you  SHATF0RD5,  Limited  When in Keremeos  -   ���������   STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE ������, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Great Northern  Hotel  A now house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Tabic and  bar   first - class.    Rates moderate  X  %  X  X  %  X  s  i  X  X  JOHN LIND,  Proprietor  When   writing    Advertisers,-  Mention the Gazette.  Please  An accident occurred on Saturday  last at one of the V. V. & E. construction camps, when a piece of trestle  gave away, and two men were injured  but not seriously. One had his hand  crushed, while the other sustained  some bruises. Dr.Whillans was called  in and attended to their iniuries.  ' L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., was in  town on Saturday taking a run over  his constituency, meeting and consulting the people with regard to public  affairs. Mr. Shatford has a creditable  record for keeping personally in touch  with hisconstitutents all oyer the riding. He is not like the bum beggar  who calls round just at mealtime, but  he drops in when the campaign is not  on and provincial politics are as quiet  as the Princeton Board of Trade. Mr.  Shatford went up to Tulameen in company with Road Superintendent Dear-  dor If, returning he will visit the North"  Fork coal mines from Granite. Mr.  Shatford arrived in Princeton after  the foregoing was in type. He saw  the North Fork coal mines, and was  very pleased with all that he had seen.  ���������Similkameen Star.  For plain sewing, repairing and renovating gentlemen's clothing, try Miss  Elliott, Kingston Ave.  A change was elfected in the timetable on the S. & O. last Monday,  when the summer schedule went into  effect. The train from the north now  leaves Sicamons at S:15 a."m. arriving  at Vernon at 10:25 and proceeding on  to the landing after a. few minutes  stop.- Returning north it leaves Vernon at 2:30 p. in. instead of .3:30 as before, and reaches Sicamons at five  o'clock. Two through trains each  way now pass Sicamous daily on the  main line. The west-bound trains arrive there at 0:10 and 19:50, and the  east-bound at 7:03 and 21:20 respectively.���������Vernon News.  S ���������        :     --���������' '-" - jc  5? ,    ��������� WHEN YOU HANKER FOR��������� -S  x .' ������������������   5'  K  x  K  K  x  K  i  x  K  se  K  x  x  X  K  K  x  K  x  K  X  X  I  f  X  1  Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  CALL UP PHONE No. 5  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  BL Jo' EE)M������NID)5  TSi IBktetar  /?=  f\T  j. ft. NESBITT'S   PENTI6T0N   Just Received���������  A lot of up-to-date  DEMOCRATS,  BUGGIES, ROAD  CARTS &c, HARNESS of All Kinds,  HOBBLES &c.,&c.  ^  THE MODEL  LIVERY, FEED  AND   SALE,  STABLE   Princeton, B, 6.   The Undersigned have started business in their commodious*  premises on Bridge St., with a fine stock of horses and rigs.  Fashionable Rigs.     Safe and Prompt Service.     Any Sixe.  of Load Handled.     Horses Boarded by the Day or Week,  BR00MFIELD k GARRISON, Props.  Agency For���������  Mccormick and  -"     deering goods  plows, spray  PUMPS, &c, &c.  Prices    F������ig;l-it  Fairbanks-Morse  PUMPING  FOR    IRRIGATION  If you want one this season, remember that we have  supplied most of the successful irrigating outfits on  the western continent.  Take no chances and save money.  We will install your plant under a definite guarantee.  Write us now and give us time to do it.  Can-a.dLia.ri F^eifrJba.nkLS Co., Ltc,#  Vanc-owi/er*, O. C  MONTREAL TORONTO WINNIPEG CALGARY THE JHKDLEY. GAZETTE,  JUNE  25, .1908.  ROD & GUN'S BIRTHDAY ISSUE.  With the issue for June  "Rod and  Gun  and  Motor  Sports   iti  Canada,"  published by W. J. Taylor, at Wood-  stuck, Ont., enters upon its tenth year  and produces as   a birthday  number  one  that has not been, surpassed by,  any of the fine  issues that have pre-  ceded it.    Every one of the many ar-  ,������������������ tides appeals to sportsmen and lovers  ' of outdoor life itnd may be read with  interest.   The.record^ breiikihg moose  hunt  of   Dr.,;W.-?L. Monro  in   New.  Brunswick   through   which,  for  the  first time in  the*, history of the   province the record is held by ah outsider-  is rightly given a prominent position.  Fishermen   have their interests   well  looked after.   Trr addition  to  *i   paper  ��������������������������� "on  Li ve "Bait; How  to Procure   and ���������  . Pieserve the Same, a stfiry of Herring  - ���������"��������� fishing" in   the .Rideau,���������-',-ii ud one ides?,  ciiptive of a Hundred Mile Canoe trip  .. in a. Search After Bass by C. H. Hooper, niust secure attention from  those  . who find their most enjoyable  recreation   in fishing.     Judge   Fraleck  reminds us of old times in a delightfully  , reminiscent article   oh  tlie Wayside  Tavern and tlie Shooting Match.   The  scarcity of partridges, a subject "of so  much comment among sportsmen, is  discussed,   the conclusion   arrived at  being- that iii all probability the birds  have been killed bit'-by a disease which  has been general in its character and  results. Variety is given in an explora-  * tion paper entitled Fresh Fields iii the  Rockies; In a Boy's.Gamp'in Teniag-  anii  arid   others.     My experience, in  Shotguns and a Review of Guns, and  Gunning- raise   many   questions connected with firearms ancf" cannot fail  to interest all  shooters. \ The ���������departments*' sire one and all up-to-date and  the. number    testifies  to  the leading  position attained by the magazine and  the strength with''.which' it-commences  -its tenth year of vigorous life.  PROPERTY IN HEDIEY  Is  A  Good,  Safe   I  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest' gold mine in Canada���������and many other"  promising mines and prospects; It is the mining and business  centre of the  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  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.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and with the advent of this road,*  Avhich is assured in the near future, ��������� it wilt unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  Scott Ave.   (main st.)   $400 to $600  Other Streets....   ........ $200 to $400.  .... 1 titvirlo....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  arid 6 months, with  interest at the rate  of 6 per cent.  ���������:    AN:ADVERTISING   FALLACY.  Ma liy advertisers have a "somewhat  mistaken idea of the functions of advertising. They consider that the  mere purchase of space in an advertising medium and the insertion of an  advertisment should forthwith bring  ��������� theiii in a great deal of business���������in  fact enough to justify them in saying  that advertising pays. When their  attempt does not have this immediate  result, they at once come to the conclusion that advertising does not pay.  A business man, who runs a trial  advertisement in a medium for a single  insertion, hopes thereby to get returns  from every reader of the paper. When  only one. or two answer, instead of being gratified, he is disappointed. He  forgets the dozen or- so more, who noted his advertisement, but who, by  reason of the indolence of human nature, neglected to reply at once,. and  gradual!}- forgot about it. There, was  no second insertion to quicken the  memory and no 'third'insertion to stir  t-honi up. The effect of the advertisement was lost on them.  Then there is another aspect of the  case. Looking from the reader's stand-,  point, hi; sees o'ne firm advertising  spasmodically arid another firm advertising regularly. What is his natural  'conclusion as to "the merits of the two  houses. Undoubtedly he will be led,  perhaps unconsciously, to attribute,  greater solidity and progressiveness to  the firm which uses space regularly.  This is a psychological fact. It means  that it pays to advertise regularly,  whether the advertiser can trace direct  results or not.  Again, an advertiser who asserts  that advertising does not pay, oftentimes has only himself to blame. There  is a way to advertise well and there is  a way to advertise ill. It is for the  adverliser himself to make his publicity tell. Do not be inclined to blame  the medium and blame advertising in  general. Rather ask if you are obtaining the best possible effects in the composition of your' advertisement, both  literary and typographical,  Many arguments can be brought  forward to support our position. Persistency is needed in advertising as  much as in anything else if success is  to be obtained. Others have succeeded  and it has been through continuous  effort. Therefore, before condemning  advertising, give it a fair and reasonable trial.���������Bookseller and Stationer.  For Those Who Invest Now.  Purchase a few Lets before the Railway Comes=^==  "For "Full ���������Particulars, Maps Etc.,  -APPLY   TO���������  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y,  L. W. SHATFORD, = . -     HFHIPV  Secretary and flanager, _ * * i^%Jf J-~*J-** 1 ,  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending June 1ft  AT THE MINE.  Maximum  Min  IIIIUUl  Junel-1  ������8  44  15  GO  40  10  49  30  17  48        .  34  18  46  32  19  30  30  20  50  25  NOTICE.  Average maximum temperature .51.  Average minimum do 34.4'2  Mean temperature .      42.71  Rainfall for the week     0.   inches.  Snowfall       " 9  COKUKSl'ONDING WEEK OK LAST YEA It  Highest maximum temperativre 68  Average maximum  do  54.85  Lowest minimum  do  31  Average  minimum  do  34.  Mean  do  44.42  at the ariix.  Maximum  Minimum  Junel'l  89  50  15  .,  71  , m  52  16  ..  .04  . ,  57  17  (50  , t  50  18  ,,  57  45  19  ..  02  36  20  .,  02  ,,  40  Certificate of Improvements.  "DRAW" and " CENTRE STAR" Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate vin the Osoyoos  Mining- Division of Yale District. Where  located:   Camp I-Icdlcy.  TAKE NOTICE that!, .Tosiah Graham, Free  Miner's Certificate So. B 1920!), intend, 00  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 claims.  . And Further take "notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of June, A.D. 1U0S.  V   23-10 JOSIAH GRAHAM.  ft *  ft  ������  X  The Commercial Hotel  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  MIDDAY Fractional Mineral Claim, situated  in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  %  I  ;  ���������������������������..-������������������'  8  THIS HOUSE HAS. RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED     $  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST        5  CLASS ORDER. WHITE HELP ONLY. ������  Hedley,   B.C.  f  I  X  I  i  X  K  *  x  x*  X  X  X  X  :X '  X  *    McArthur <gb Giiiney,   -   -   Proprietors  x  ���������  *������  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  Average maximum temperature 07.28  Average minimum do 48.  Mean do      ,   57.04  -Rainfall for the week   .39   inches  COKHESl-OMJING WKEK OK LAST Y13AK  Highest maximum temperature S4.  Average do do 71.43  Lowest minimum do ���������.  Average do do ���������.  Mean do ���������.  from' the date hereof, to.apply to tlie Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance, of such Ccrtilicatc of Improvements.  Dated this 25th day of May, 190S.  22-10  F. W. GROVES.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  -p  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTKICT OK YAT.E.  ���������AKK NOTICE that Violet Hullock-Wobstcr,  of London, Eng., occupation ��������� , intends tp  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the S. W.  corner of Lot 2531. thence south. 40 chains,  thence cast JO chains, thonco north 'JO chains,  thence west 40 chains to the pointof commencement, containing KiO acres, more or less.  (Sgd) Violet Bi'llock-Weustek,  By her agent, J. Robert Fraser, Captain.  June 10th. 11108.- 23-10  ,T. Gr. Bury, C. P. It. superintendent  of the Western lines, passed through  here on his special early Friday morning after-driving from Penticton to  Midway. This visit and drive have  given rise to rumors that the* ('. P. R.  is about to take oyer the Midway and  Vernon project.-���������Grand Forks Gazette  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DrsTHicT oi.* Yam:.  ���������T-A-KE NOTICK that Lie welly n Bullock-Wob-  *���������    ster, of Loudon, Eng., occupation���������gentleman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the N. W.  corner of Lot 2531, thence north 10 chains,  thence east JO chains, tlience south 10 chains,  thence west 10 chains to the point of commencement, containing KiO acres, more or less.  (Sgd) Llewellyn Bullock-Weiisteu,  By his agent, J. Robert Eraser, Captain.  June 10th, 11X18.    "      . 23-10  GEO. KIRBY, nanager.  First  Class  in  Every liespect.      Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Disthict ok Yale.  TAICIC NOTICK that R. 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  bank of Mica Creek; theneo west 10chains;  thence north 20 chains; thence east 40chains;  tlience south 20 chains to point of commencement, containing SO acres, more or less.  H. G.  April 27th, 1908.  SIDLEY.  18-10  Certificate of Improvements.  "BLUE BIRD" Mineral Claim, situate in tlie  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Whore located : Camp Mckinney.  TAKE NOTICE that. I. Hugh Mcgraw, Free  A Miner's Certillcatc Xo. B031117, intend, 00  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certillcatc of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this llth day of April, A.D. 1H0S.  11-10 H. MEGRAW.  Agent Wanted.  WANTED.���������An agent at Hedley for a progressive Non-Tariff Fire Insurance Company. Apply to Coll'.miiia Af.'EN-ciES Limited,  Hovels-toko, B. C. 22-2  WARNING!  A LL parties are forbidden to take, or in any  ���������"��������� way interfere with boat on Siniilkameen  river belonging to the undersigned. Anyone  who breaks any lock or other fastening will be  prosecuted.  19-5 H. B. BROWN.  l$e mahp sriginat ;.ftw$hi.-f Zinc ���������lciv  in^.'iiDlfiBne? onZiriabv.%p'Br<*V  ���������Tiir price* are Sower far trie sonic-,  guriVtiy of tDBift tfiori ^iti&Mste v* **? &  $>arii tribe our aerft fair ii if ������������������������ Send us a  trial Br9gry?i*Snic|)ia!e3 prove '-! t-Wv**  i"^"*5*-'-'  GQmz*     ffCTOW4,$.C.  ,s-i^'  I.BHlMajWMMMUillllJ.I'AIJM;/^^^  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  A

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