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 *-**i '���������"���������  *���������#"  ������������������'ah ' ���������'< ii^'Vi'*. r".':i���������.;/���������..; YEr*j<T5ffr.:-;f���������?���������'������*  KTA33H8  73������.3'-,  -'5   .������*������'    *��������� ''V -^^^_   .  ?? 3? .������*5 ���������'"'^^^i  ������������������!*  -r'j  *'���������'. .' *r-       " >-*-     "--*' ^  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IV.       No. 23.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -  , -      B. C>  TIT-BITS FROM PENTICTON.  w.  H. T.  GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.    .    .  -                    MORK  PENTICTON,  Block  -      -      B. C.  CHARLES J3..SHAW  Civil, Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  * ,       Land Surveyor.  Orders maij be left at Gazette office.  ttEDLEY,  B. G.  An event of no little social interest  ���������was the opening of the Tenuis Court  on Saturday afternoon'. ' Tea was  served by the ladies and the club supplied ice cream.. Of course as representative of the Gazette I helped'to  get away with" some of the  latter.  The Murray Comedy ^Company have  arrived and'gave" their first performance on .Monday night. Steward's  Hull was not. as crowded as I * have  seen it, but as the company are giving  a good show there will probably be a  a much larger avidience on Tuesday.  Since Ganth'ony gave his wonderful  fiasco hore,_it is hard for a travelling  company'lo get a -full house on the  firstnight. Penticton has learned  pretty thoroughly the old maxim  "Once bitten twice shy." ,  The editor of the Press went after  the merchants in town ��������� rather rough  shod in his last issue, and some of them  got a little mad. I am told that one of,  them got so very hot that he took* his  advertisement out of the paper, lhope  th*ey won't all follow his example or  our local paper will have to " he filled  up with reading matter instead of the  highly edifying articles which now appear under the heading of ads. I am  afraid   lie  showed" a  little   want of  MINING IN  SIMILKAMEEN  The Minister of Mines' An  nual Report for 'the \  ...      Year 1907.  OPERATIONS  OF  NICKEL .PLATE  A Year of Re-organization,   Extraction  and  Exploratory Work ��������� In-..  '  creased* Output.  As the devel-  l  stage  where  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C'L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC. '  Vernon, B. C.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate. Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Firp Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B. C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.     ���������  A. Babnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  HOLLAND, FRENCH AND JAPAN  bulbs for fall planting.  Seeds-Trees-Plants  for the farm,  garden, lawn or  conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties, at  reasonable prices.  Ploiuso bear in mind in placing your order  that our fruit trees tiro not grown from  cheap imported pieco root grafts, butaro  budded on whole root seedling grown on  our own grounds and from bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.   CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the mainland of 11. C.  M. J.  HENRY,  3010 Westminster Rood,      Vancouver.  SHOES MADE TO ORDER.  SHOE and HARNESS REPAIRING'A SPECIALTY  Rear of Shior's Clothing Store.  13  foresight in writing the article himself. Now, if he were a cautious man  he would have got someone else to  have written it, and then, of course he  could have disclaimed' all responsibility, Just imagine an editor being so  undiplomatic as to tell his subscribers  what he thinks of them ! why, the  idea's simply ridiculous. An editor is  supposed to run the establishment  where the especial brand of toffee is  manufactured, and he is always expected to hand it out to his consumers  by the car-load; but to give them acid  drops instead is as bad as giving'a kid  sails and "senna' without the usual  spoonful of jam.  CATCHING A TRAIN.  If you wish  to catch  the train at  Keremeos it is prudent to allow more  .than two ho\irs and a half to make it  iu..  The distance from Hedley to Ker-  emec*s is generally;understood to be 20  miles, ������ilthough some say it is 22.   On  Friday last J. Innis undertook to put  the editor there in  two  hours and a  half, and did it, although it was a very  narrow squeak.   Under ordinary circumstances   he  could   have  done'it  without-any-trouble, but on that occasion he   had   the  misfortune   to get  tangled up with freight   teams   and  other vehicles.  ."It seemed as if all the  freight teams in the Similkameen had  business to do on the road that clay,  and in that particular part of the day,  and added to this the railway freighters were moving No; 1 Camp.   As a  result, between meeting and passing  freight outfits, some  twelve different  ones were encountered" en route.   To  sit at a turnout on a grade waiting for  a heavy freight- outfit to. pull up and  get past with the precious minutes all  the while slipping away was weariness  to the flesh.   Allowing an average delay of three minutes to each, here was  over half an hour chopped out of the  two and a half, and when Webster's  ferry was reached only six minutes remained. Nine drivers out of ten would  have given up in despair,   but Jimmy  and his ponies were game.    It was no  mere " post-boy's trot reserved for the  alley," but a genuine whirlwind finish,  and the buggy pulled up at the station  platform just as  the conductor was  expanding Jus   chest   to   shout   "all  aboard."   Then G. N. R. agent Stevens  hustled a tieket.'and in a jiffy we were  whirling clown the lower Similkameen.  When Jimmy  Innis says  he'll make  you  catch a train you can count on  him getting there ;  but all the same it  is wise to allow a. little lee-way.  And now the bush fire period is with  us onc*e again. The man who at this  season of the year, goes into the bush  and throws down a lighted match or  wantonly starts afire, is in the same  category as "the man who rocks the  boat," and it is to be hoped that both  species will ultimately become extinct.  It is reassuring to feet at thi.s time,  that the provincial government has established better facilities than ever existed before for protecting the. timber  of the country from the ravages of  forest fires.���������Ex.  Camp Hedley:  While there were many- drawbacks  to lessen both production and development in mining in Camp Hedley in  1907, the year was nevertheless marked  by much good work and important  results. '���������  Nickel PLA-m���������On the Nickel Plate  group, owned by the Yale Mining Co..  the total neglect of development work  which marked the  year 1906 and the  confining of all work  to, extraction,  has, during the past year, given place  to ������������������.���������sanerand more,progressive policy.  The'present manager, Mr. F. A. Ross,  who entered upon his duties about the  last month of 1906, had it difficult task  to perform in  re-organizing the entire  concern, for it was not alone in the"  complete   cessation   of   development  work that the enterprise had suffered  under his predecessor, but in the feverish anxiety to extract from the richer  portions of the mine and make a good  production, the plant had been driven  beyond its capacity  and was on the  verge of going to pieces for lack of  care and repairs.   Unfortunately for  Mr. Ross, but in a sense providential,  the unprecedented rigor of the winter  of 1907 froze up the flume, cutting off  the water supply in  the second  week  in January, compelling a shutdown of  mining  and   milling    operations  for  three months.   This period at stoppage  was ..taken advantage, of for a complete  overhauling of the mill and-flume, and  the middle of April saw everything  again  in  full  swing.     A  systematic  course of'development.was laid out for  the season and rigidly executed, new  ore bodies being found on the Nickel  Plate   and    Sunnysides   and   on   the  Woodland fraction convenient to the  electric tram line and worked by glory  hole.    Two new glory holes and three  new inclines were opened and new ore  bodies   were   located^ and  opened in  stopes which the previous management  had abandoned.    In  the exploratory  work, diamond drilling was most effectively  employed,   complete  sampling  and record of the cores being made,  and 7,800 feet bored during the season.  The tonnage of ore mined and milled  during tlie year, notwithstanding the  loss of three months' time,, was 31,756  tons, principally from the Nickel Plate  and Sunnysides claims.   The  ore  carries values in gold of about $14 a ton.  There was no further extension of  the plant, although many changes and  additions were made that were necessary to meet the wants of a more complete system of operating.   By  them  the duty per stump has been iucreased  from 2.9 to 3.35 tons every twenty-four  hours.    Among tlie changes  was  the  addition   of  another  30-foot ������ conical-  bottomed slime  tank to the cyanide  plant, and extension of the assay laboratory by addition of a room for preparing the samples so as   to   seem  greater accuracy.   New head-gear was  also put in at the central station on  the gravity tramway,  which has materially increased the capacity of the  tramway.      The   completion   of   the  Great Northern Railway to Keremeos  shortened haulage of the concentrates  from 52 miles to 20 miles, and, as construction of the grade to Hedley is in  progress at Hedley itself, it is fully expected that before half of 1908 has gone  the Daly Reduction Co. will bo able to  load concentrates   directly  from  the  mill into  the  Great Northern cars on  either a side track or a short spur.  Kingston.���������On the Kingston group,  owned by the Kingston Gold and Copper Mining Co., development work lias  been prosecuted steadily during the  year. About $6,000 was expended,  with great improvement to the proper  ty. Most of the work was done on the  War Horse mineral claim1 and resulted  in showing up a considerable extent of  ore in which copper showed up in  greater quantities than before. Much  of this work was in surface cuts and in  tunnels, which makes it difficult .to  convey any relative idea of the.extent  of work done. The completion of the  railway to Hedley this year wiH enable  shipments to be made,  opinent has reached  power is necessary, the company will  have to deal with this matter before  much, more is done.  The Oregon groupof four claims on  Sixteen-Mile creek was given considerable work during the year, there being  about 150 feet of tunnel driven. The  Oregon carries copper with encouraging gold values. The'principal owners  are I. L. Deardorff and F. H. French.  The Golden Zone group of & claims  is owned by J. J. Marks,' Paul Brod-  fiugen and James Murphy,'and during  the year T. H. Maiks~"obtained an interest. Steps were taken to place this  .property on the producing list. A five-  stamp mill has been procured arid a  road has been made to draw it in to  the mine, togetlier with building material and supplies, and buildings have  been put up to accommodate the men.  The Florence group of three claims  witnesses considerable development  each year and 1907 has been no exception. Mr. George .M. Gilbert has obtained an interest with Thomas Bradshaw in the property.  A number of other mineral claims  have had the'usual assessment done by  individual holders, and on various  Crown-granted claims the owneis have  done some work.  An important feature of the year  was the work done by Charles Camsell,  of the Canadian Geologic-d Survey.  The work occupied the entire summer  and is not yet completed. It consisted  of obtaining data for. a topographical  map of the camp, covering three miles  east and west and four miles north and*  south. -The,"scale'of the map is Eb be  1,000 feet to the inch, with contour intervals of 100 feet. Geological studies  were carried on in conjunction with  the topographic work, special attention  being paid to the occurrence of ore deposits, their origin and history. Mr.  Camsell was assisted by J. J. Allen 'and  A. O. Hayes, and in the topographic  work had also the assistance of W. H.  Boyd. In this connection itmay also  be mentioned that special attention  was paid by the manager of the Daly  Reduction Co. to working out structural geology on the Nickel Plate  group, in connection with the diamond  drilling done during the season. By  this means much accurate data has  been obtained.  Krugeb Mountain.  Under the auspices of the Dominion  Fairview Copper Company, Ltd.,  of  London, Eng., the following work was  done.   The company's properties consist of the Waneta,  Favorite and the  Waterdown Fraction.   These properties were operated  by the company  during  the summer and fall of 1907,  and although  the showing  was  not  very encouraging, still quite, a bit of  work was done.  A shaft was extended  on the Waneta from former working,  to a depth of 50 feet, with fair results ;  a shaft on the  Waterdown Fraction  was sunk to about 55 feet and a tunnel,  was run 18 feet. Work has been closed  down for the winter and a member of  the company's board of directors is expected to arrive early in spring to examine and report on  the continuance  of the work.    On the Favorite a shaft  was sunk 18 feet, late in the fall, also  another shaft about 15 feet.   The total  force employed was  an average of six  men.   There will no  doubt he a. resumption  of the work, as the results  show a copper ore fie for smelting.  Continued Next Week.  V. E. & E. PROGRESS.  Steam Shovel  Makes Another Move ���������-  High Water Causes   Some  Inconvenience.  On Thursday last the steam shovel  finished its stunt at the south end of  Brushy Bottom and (in Friday morning began to move to-the next location  at the north end, where they expected  to get to work in a little less than ii  week's time. The new location for No.  1 Camp is on the bench above Wm.  Bryant's cabin. Tx-estling has been  constructed over a portion of the fill  to be made on Brushy, Bdttom and is'  now being extended southward to meet'  the end of Budd's fill.     .  A gang of Italians are" at work in a  cut on the face of the bench between  Shelder's and Bradshaw's.  - The longest gap now remaining between Hedley and the point where the  railway crosses the. river this side of  the month of Ashnola creek," ,is a  stretch of filling between Shelder's and  Charlie Allison's. --It is all a fill and-  most of it light and will be done by  the steam " shovel. ���������>  .The rock bluff work was reduced to  verj' small proportions at the end of  last  week.   '  Between the rock bluff and the end  of the Howard fill, a gang of men are  at work to close up the gap and they  are getting the dirt to do it with from'  an excavation' in the mountain side  opposite. *���������  The only portions of the new grade  between Keremeos and Hedley to suffer from the high water is a piece of  filling across the river opposite Cold  creek, but the damage is not at all  serious. (  Down at the Armstrong bridge the  work train and a strong force of dagoes  was busy protecting * the grade to the  south of the bridge by rip-rapping it  with rock obtained from the roadside  south of Chopaka.  FRENCH���������BROWN.  Anna Beatrice, the third daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. A. Brown, of Sapper-  ton, was united in matrimony yesterday morning by the Rev. W. A. Bar-  ra'clbugh, to'Mr.'F; H. French, of Hedley, B.C. The bride was attended by  Miss Leah Brown, and the groom was  supported by Mr. J. P. Watson of.���������Victoria. The young couple left on a  honeymoon trip to Victoria, and will  take iip "their, residence in Hedley.  ���������News-Advertiser. **;''���������'���������  The above item from the News-Advertiser will be of interest to the many  friends of the contracting parties in  Hedley, where they are\both well and  favorably known. The groom is manager of Shatfords LimitV^d, and the  bride spent several monthshere a year  ago visiting her sister Mrs. J.'J. Marks.  The.y are expected to return to. Hedley  the end of this week, and will take up  their residence on Kingston Avenue.  The Gazette extends congratulations,  and wishes the young couple happiness and prosperity.  JOE CAPILANO   SEES   LAURIER.  It will not be a surprise to those  who know him to hear that Smith  Curtis is again n candidate. Mr. Curtis appeal's to have gone solely into  the business of running for office.  About thirty years ago there was a  man named Wilkes in Owen Sound,  Ontario, whose only occupation was a  candidate. He entered the field every  year as a candidate for some municipal office, and annually went down, to  de.feat.The writer lost track of him  for about twenty years, but being* in  Winnipeg in 1893 he found Mr. Wilkes  Joe Capilano and twenty other British Columbia Indian chiefs waited on  Sir Wilfrid Laurier last week and  presented to the premier the complaint of their lands being taken by  away by the whites and of not having  received the allotments to which they  were alleged to be entitled years ago  under agreements with Sir James  Douglas. Many years ago Indians also had hunting and fishing rights free  from restrictions of regulations imposed thereon,  The Premier promised tn take the  matter up with the Indian Department and with the B.-C. government.  The Indians wore native costumes,  and attracted great notice on the  streets of Ottawa. They stood for a  group photograph on Parliament Hill.  On Thursday morning they created  a great sensation by assembling in  front of the Parliament Buildings and  singing "The Maple Leaf Forever."  A great crowd was present and the Indians were vigorously applauded.   '  still running for office, and still being  defeated. If alive, there should be a  strong bond of sympathy between him  and Mr. Curtis after the federal campaign in Kootenay.���������Ledge. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   JUNE 18, 1908.  ->���������vi  ant  vss-r  r  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by tlie Hedlkv- Gazkt  PllINTlXG A.N'U PUHUSUING COMPANY.  Li-iUTKU.  ut^lledloy, M. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year   Six Months..  . .52.00 \  .. 1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 linos to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for 60-day notices, and $f-.00 for.80-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch, ���������  10 cents per line .for -first insertion and ;>  cents per lino for each subsequent insertion.  ' Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  Sl.Hn; over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, ������1.00  per inch pcrmonth. To constant advertisers  taking .larger space than four inches, on  application,i-atcs will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space n ml length  of-'thiio.       *' ;'���������  Advertisements will bo changed once every.  month if advertiser desires, without any extra.  charge. -For changes of tenor than once'a month.  the  price of composition will be charged at.  regular rates.  Change.1* for contract 'advertisements should'  be in the ollicc by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, Managing b'dltor.  Full Moon  llth  Last quar  1908  JUNE  New Moon  ��������� -   28  First quar.  (ith.  1908  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. fri. Sat.  2      J3  7  S  0  10  ii  12  is ;  11  15  16  17  is  19  20  21  22  2-5  ai  25  20  27  28  29  80  ���������  THE POSITION OF BRITAIN.  .'���������.We'''may believe  as  much or  as little as we like of the report  that the Kaiser has given Russia  notice that any  understanding  reached between Great Britain,  France and Russia, if it amounts  to anything in the nature of an  alliance,   will   be   regarded   in  Berlin as an unfriendly act.    It  will hardly be  denied that such  an arrangement would be looked upon  with  disfavor'by  the  German government, although  it may be doubtful if the feeling  would  find  expression   in  any  overt act.    The  change in the  position of Britain  as a world  power lias very greatly altered  since the accession of His Majesty.    During the latter part of  tlie life of tlie late  Queen,  our  nation  stood  in a  position   of  isolation! splendid, -indeed, but  nonetheless isolation.    At the  . time of the Boer war it was said  that Britajn had no friends but  her colonies.    Since then  there  has been a remarkable change,  and tlie best understandings exist with  France,  Russia,  Italy,  Spain, Portugal and Japan.    In  the case of Japan only does the  understanding amount to a hard  a^id fast alliance, but the governments of the other countries are  disposed to act in harmony with  our own,  and between the several peoples an excellent feeling  is   growing   up.     While   these  things do not ensure peace, they  render the chances of war somewhat  more  remote.    To what  extent  the  accomplishment of  thi.s   excellent   thing   is  due to  His Majesty, the principles upon  which our government is carried  on forbid us to know. The King  only acts as meets with the approval of his ministers, even in  the exercise of his great personal  influence,   but we can easily  believe that His Majesty's long  experience in public affairs, his  consummate tact, his ripe judgment  and  his thorough knowledge of men play a very important part in   determining  the  foreign  policy   of   the   nation.  The- face that his  hand never  -appears on tlie surface of things  may not be taken as proof that  it is not at work.   There  have  been  some,   who   fancied  that  they saw in the  great activity  of'the Sovereign a disposition to  exalt the "'kingly-- "office- "at the'  expense of Parliament and the  ministry ;*but we see no ground  for such an idea. It would bean  exceedingly unfortunate .thing  for the British Empire if, having  a man within its borders so well  equipped as the King is for giving good counsel and exercising  a bene'icia.-.influence upon, the  foreign relations of the nation,  the-country should be deprived  of his services, because of some  sentimental reason relating to  the position of .the Grown in the  body politic. It would be an  extraordinary thing if the only  man in tlie Empire, who had no  right to hold and express opinions upon national affairs,  should be the man better qualified than anyone else to have  ,opinions on such subjects that  are worthy of consideration.  But to  whatever extent tlie  influence of the King  has been  exerted 'upon his ministers: at  home   or    upon    governments  abroad, -the'"grout" fact remains  ���������unquestioned   and  unquestionable, tbat durjng the past five  years .the United Kingdom has  been surrounded by friends, and  that yearly tlie strength  of the  friendliness between the people  of the new ''group/ of nations is  becoming     more    pronounced.  One, and perhaps the principal,  effect of this will be that minor  questions .'of*policy will be determined without friction,  and  we all-know  that it is ,out of  these minor questions that serious    misunderstandings   arise.  We are told that a complete  agreement exists between Great  Britain and Russia as to Persia  and   Afghanistan.     The   open  questions  in   regard-   to   those  countries are not very serious,  but they might easily*become  so, if the two great powers interested in them should  approach  them  from different points of  view.   -Apparently all existing  causes of friction  between  the  two European nations in respect  to their Asiatic possessions have  been removed.   It would.be too  much  to hope that they have  been settled for all time to come,  but it is a distinct advantage to  have them disposed of for the  present.   The absence of causes  of trouble in Asia will  allow a  good understanding between the  two countries to develop, and it  undoubtedly    removes     what  must have been a cause of more  or less anxiety both at London  and St. Petersburg.���������Colonist.  es.   The whirligig  of,. t������ne saw i  Dr. J-im premier of C4pe Colony,  and it should now be John Hays  Hammond's turn to obtain some  political distinction  in  reward  for former -internatipnal .notoriety.    So far as  the big salary  argument goes  it is perhaps a  bit open  to question,   for the  highest salaried men are not always the best .men.  For mining  engineers and mine managers it  has often  beon  said   that the  most valuable man to get is*the  man  who has   cost   somebody  else a big pile of money for mistakes which he had made," the  assumption being that he would  not be likely to the same errors  a second  time.   If this  be so,  John Hayes Hammond has been  in mining long enough to have  passed     the     mi stake-making  epoch,   and   yet .we   find   him  Still dropping big  pots for the  ,Guggenheims in the Nippissing  deal in Cobalt and in the Cari-  'boo hydraulic.   ."To err is human and to forgive, divine," but  if John .keeps up that particular  way of showing his  humanity,  both the Guggcn helms'and the  electorate of the United States  may conclude that they haven't  enough divinity in stock to fill  the order.  THE BANK OF  1908  ���������  This Bank lias a record behind it of nearly three'..qua'r.ters'of  a century of successful banking���������'���������in Canada,' Avith assefe  increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,000.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. Drafts  bought and sold. Sale Notes .cashed or taken for.col-  , lection. Money Orders and Letters of Credit issued,  payable in the leading cities of the world.  Es'crowis in connection with Mining Deals given  special attention.         ���������  Hedley   Branch,    -   -   L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  John Houston, of Prince Rupert, has come out in the new  role of writing temperance lectures. His letter to the Victoria  \*Veek on the subject of liquor  licences in Prince Rupert, would  gladden the heart of Carrie Nation. Fancy, John and Carrie  doing a stunt jointly to overthrow demijohn; and yet that  lecture had in it a lot of good  sound horse sense. A good time  to curb the evils of the liquor  traffic in Prince Rupert would  certainly be to start before there  is any liquor traffic to curb.  Tit Enrol. ProduGsd  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing imprint of the home office���������is  a; valuable aid to the local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town IT -Having this, he can  consistently, appeal to the community in  which he resides to give him their trade  I  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The name of John Hays Hammond  comes prominently forward as a possible candidate for  vice-president in the Republican  interests.    The main distinction  which he enjoys is thatfbf being  the highest salaried man in the  world, his job from the Guggen-  heims being worth $500,000 per  annum.      Figures    like    these  weigh mightily with  the  electorate of the United States, and  would be pointed  to with pride  by party canvassers as proof incontrovertible of his capability  and general worth.   John Hays  Hammond has certainly   been  prominently  before  the public  for a number of years, and the  occasion  ivpon   which   he   was  particularly in the limelight was  when at the time of the Jamie-  son raid, he was in grave danger  of stretching .hemp along with  Dr. Jim,  Col. Rhodes and some  other celebrities.   But Kruger-  thought better of it,  and  the  discreet clemency which prompted "him to save his own bacon,  by sparing his seeming victims,  wrought some important chang-  When Ontario and Quebec  polled on the same day, about  two-thircls of the electors of  Canada were voting.-to elect 180  representatives. Of these, the  Conservatives elected 103 and  the'-Liberals'--77, leaving a Conservative majority of 25J- These  are ominous figures for Sir Wilfrid Laurier to contemplate.  Tlie Gazette Jod Department  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district, outside of Vernon and the  larger offices., in the Boundary        ::       ::  Latest. Type, Faces.  High Gracle Paper &  Artistic Arrangement  Are the three essentials to good work  :  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  Statements  Business Cards  Bills of FIre  Commercial Forms  .PamphItE'ts-  Posters, f c., Vc.  HANDBOOK.  (New Edition.issuod March, 1908.|  SIZE:   Octavo. ,  PAGES:   1228.  CHAPTERS:   25.  SCOPE: The Copper Industry of the World.  COVERING: Copper History, Gcolo'fry,  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining-,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, JJrands,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts,. States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conccdcdly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK ON COPPER.  THE MINER needs the book for the facts  it. gives him regarding (joology, Mining, Copper Deposil.s and Copper Minos.  THE METALLURGIST needs the book for  the facts it gives him regarding copper milling,  leaching, smelting and rellning.  THE COPPER CONSUMER needs the hook  for every chapter it contains. It tells what,  and explains how and why.  THK INVESTOR IN COPPER SHARES  cannot all'ord to be without it. The Copper  Handbook gives statistics and general information oil one hand, with thousands of  detailed mine descriptions on the other,  covering the copper mines of the entire world,  and t he 10 pages of condensed statistical tables  alone are worth more than the price of the  book to each and every owner of copper mining  shares.   ,  PRICE: <*n.00 in buckram with gilt top, or  ������7.;"i(liii full library morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you all'ord not to see the book and judge for  yourself of its value to you '!  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  mi  SHELDEN   BUILDING, HOUGHTON,  MICH,  U. S. A. 15  U Anything from a visiting card to a 3--  . sheet plain and colored exhibition poster  U No job too small or none too large for us  HEDLEY GflZETm f.l P. 60.; Ltd.  ���������SOBSOSBS  sEssEESsaa  *"��������� rrriH  aoa  Try  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE !  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sending ������ sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention Is probably patentable- Communication? strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent free*, Oldest naency for securing patents.'  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  Scientific j-totetican.  A hnndsomely Illustrated weekly. Lnnrest circulation of any scientlfle journal. Terms. 83 a  year; four months, $L Sold by all newsdealers.  "_" S Go.3G,Broadw-iy' New York  Branch Office. G2A V St.. YVasblDBton. D. C.  L. L, EE������ T I NJ  I   IBH^G   IB  H ������������������*������ ��������� ��������� wf "vL^  Route of the Oriental   Limited  Fast  Offers Wanted.  fJAVING decided to close out tlio Estate of  x ���������*��������� the Hedley Lumber Company as soon an  possible, the undersigned will bo pleased to  consider ,bids for the stock, plant, tools &e.  Outstanding account?* not promptly settled will  be placed in the hands of a collector.  22-tf  S. L. SMITH, Assignee.  LEAVES KEREMEOS DAILY 3:00 P.M. ;   ARRIVES 10:30 A.M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  tori'a & Eastern  w. o.  W. A.  STEVENS  ROSS   -   A.  ���������   Agent  Q. P. Agent  Keremeos, B. C.  Seattle, Wash.  DIRECT   CONNECTIONS   AT    SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND    WESTBOUND   OVERLAND    TRAINS IHE  HEDLEY  GAZETTE, fJtry[ET ^8,   1908.  u������  '^^M^^te^teMM^rf^^^^afMM  THE  V**  Town and Distrirt.  "*  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over the entire diht-  riet for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      mid bai.       :   :   :   :  All the wants of the travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  *^***v���������****B"*"5"^"^**"t"*R""������"**E"^"^**"?***i"^,**������'"*������***?'**t^^������*"������^*"^""������  I  Grand Union  HAfgg -  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  PALfl6&    .  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables    HEDLEY, 11. C.     .  IF A,good stock of Horses and Bigs on  Hand.   If 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.  NOTICE;  Certificate of Improvements.  UNION Fractional and NORTHERN LIGHT  . Fractional-Mineral Claims, situate in the  Similkameen Mining Division of Yale Dis-  ��������� trict. Where located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE'.NOTICE that VE. W-.���������Groves'acting  as agent for Horatio J. Duffy. Free Miner s  Certificate No. B 5515; Frank Tarrant, Free.  Minor's Certificate No. B 5503,' and George Wilkinson, 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 ofobtaining Crown  s Grants'for the above claims  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,. must bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of .Improvement-*'.  Dated this 12th clay of May','190S.-       '   -'  19-10, ,-. '   F. \V. GROVES.  Tenders for Meat.  SEALED TENDERS will bo received by the  undersigned up to Saturday, June 20th,  for year's supply of meat. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Full particulars  on application to  THE DALY REDUCTION CO., Limited  21-3 ' Hedley, B. C.  rafe^w������&feW������c*''������*'������'a<a-'-tfe^fea(?������ati������  2  te  i  te  *  te  I  x  te  te  te  te  ������  te  x  S  se  *;  se  x  x  X  X  X  X  rf* wLmu  IJ  f >i  x  X  X  I  s  X  %  X  X  %  \ Mr."John Love ��������� returned yesterday  from a holiday trip to the coast cities.  ^    J'    ���������",       -���������-     /   - ���������.   ' *  Mr;. E. Waterman' of Princeton, is  registered at the Empress Hotel, Victoria.  Mr. Camsell took n run up to Princeton last week. He had his horses wintered on tlie Princeton ranges. v.  Mr. and Mis. D. J. -Innis and child,  of Keremeos, visited at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Forbes this  week.  Mr. W. T. Atherton of the Similkameen Hotel spent a day on his ranch  :\[, Atherton's Coiner this week.  Mr. L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., and T.  L. Deardorf, road supervisor, returned  on Tuesday from a trip to Princeton  and other points west."  J. J. Marks came down, last week  from the Golden Zone. They, still  count oii at least a week's dropping of  the stamps this mouth. -  Mr. Bert Schubert returned on  Thursday last from Summerland,  where he has been attending college,  during the past term.  "A. Megraw left on Friday last- for  Victoria to attend the Masonic Grand  Lodge which meets in that city on the  18th insti   -  '  - Mr. Bert Jones, who for the 'past  month has been engaged in the machine shop'at the Nickel Plate'mine-  is now working on the compressor in  Hedley.  ' - s  Twenty, mile cr-e*ek has been very  mild" this year. A good volume of  water 'has been rushing down for a  couple of months but not sufficient to  roll the boulders. ,-'  James Wallace the pioneer hotel-  man of Princeton was in town on Fri-  day last. It is some time since he was  here before, and many of his Hedley  tillicums gave him the glad hand.  B. D. Boeing went over to Molson  and Rock Creek last week, looking  after some stock and plant that will  be needed in connection with - construction of the new bridge at Keremeos. .  Mrs. McPhail, accompanied by her  little son, left on Wednesday's stage  to join her husband at Nicola. Their  friends in Hedley regret the departure'  of Mr. and Mrs. McPhail, and wish  them all success in their new home.  Messrs. B. S. Adams and WV C.  Weeks'of the Granite Creek hydraulic  dredge were In town on Thursday last  on their Way to Spokane. They are  well satisfied .with the outlook for  dredging operations there this season.  ', Don't forget the concert to be given  in Fraternity Hall on Tuesday nextj  the 23 inst., by Miss Lowndes and Mrs.  Brown of Keremeos, assisted by local  talent. A good programme is being  prepared, and everyone should make  an effort to'be present.  P. Swarisbn, the Princeton hotel  man, is giving the horse racing portion of the Dominion Pay Celebration  a vigorous boost in his: generous contribution. Mr. Swansori was down  this way a short time ago doing good  missionary work for the days sports.  Mr. H. S. Joyner received word from  Mrs: Joyner; who is visiting, their  daughery Mrs. -Rodgers, in Seattle,  that their grandson, Edwin Rodgers is  suffering from scarlet fever. As the  house is under quarantine, Mrs. Joyner will be unable to return home for  some time. "'.'������������������  , - ������������������������  '   The dance given   by   the ^Cliih  on   ^,^.^.^c,-w,l,  MoftaS'iy^everiingXlasV^ ���������$'��������� '^3?vt?  Hall was a decided success, and"au"enjoyable evening was -spent'.by' those  present/   The   hall   was comfortably  filled", ancl?ulthough thio weather was  not as hot'as 'we have been hirving, an  electric fan added considerably to the  comfort of the guGsts.    The music wu,s  furnished   by Miss   Lowndes (piano)  and Mrs. Lyon (violin)  who were relieved at times dining the evening  by  Messrs. Bert Han is and Gns Jackson.  The floor, as^usual, was in good trim,  and dancing was kept up until'Sa. 111.  The refusal of Mr. Deaiie to explain  why he sold the News in the face of an  approaching election, lost him the,Liberal nomination for Kootenay. He considered that he had no business to parade his private affairs   before   even  n  Grit   caucus.     Rumor  says that six  months ago Deane gave Billy McMor-  ris an option  to ��������� purchase   the paper,  never dreaming that it would be taken  up.    Much lo his surprise the sale went  through for $30,0*00,  the new  owners  owners paying $10,000 cash and assuming the mortgage  for $20,000.   Thus  Dean gets out of the paper business  with his life and a hiss   of   six  years'  time.   All the.word he  has done for  the Grits is forgotten in a minute and  he is handed the   froeen   heart when  his party could at least have shown  their gratitude  by giving him the unanimous   nomination   for  Kootemiy.  Verily, for ways that are icy and tricks  that are sn.iky politics "do prevail.���������  Ledge.  ���������������������������<^*-*^<*-<^������^<>^<S^<*-������!>-'*>*  There is no Discount on the-quality of  j*_ ���������"��������� "" t ,  .Our Goods,   but the   Discount in  Price is  money saved for you  No,w is the time you require a  ���������> e( Vf  ;  New  and  MARRIED.  FRENCH-BROWN.���������At Sappcrton, B. C.,on  Wednesday, June 10th, by Rev. "Yy". A. Bar-  raclough, Anna B., third daughter of Mr.,  and Mrs. A. Brown, of Sappcrton, to Mr.  F. H.'French, of Hedley, B. C.  NOTICE.  And we are going to give them to you at  a Discount of 20 Per Gent.. 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  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Disthict ok Yale.  np AKE NOTICE that Violet Bullock-Webster,  A    of London. Eng., occupation ��������� , intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:��������� ...  Commencing at a post planted at the S. W.  corner of Lot 2531, thence south .10 chains,  thence cast 10 chains, thence north 10 chains,  thence west 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 100 acres, more or less.  (Sgd) VlOLKT BULI.OCK-WkBSTKU,  ���������. -i '���������. ��������� By her agent,' J. Robert Fraser, Captain.  June 10th, 1908. ' 23-10  NOTICE.  .--������������������   SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ov Yale.  -TAKE NOTICE that Llewellyn Bullock-Web:  4 ster, of London,-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 cast 10 chains, thence south 40 chains,  thence west 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing-; 160 acres, more or less"  (Sgd) LIvEwellvn B'o-iiboK-Webster,"  ���������   By.his agent! J; Robert Eraser, Captain.  June.10th, 190S. . ���������"   23-10  NOTICE.  SHATFORDS,  Limited  t  ���������  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first- class.    Rates  moderate  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  $  X  X  X  X  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor g  When   writing    Advertisers,  . Mention the Gazette.  Please  Mr. W. J. Manery, wife and children were in town last week. Mr.  Manery reports the washing away of  a portion of the railway grade down  at Armstrong's, but no delay in the  train service resulted. The bridge had  to stand a heavy onslaught from the.  river and from many floating trees,  but no damage was done. The season  is about three weeks later than nsual,  and while in other years the high water is over by this time, the Similkameen is still dallying with high watermark.  Chief engineer Kennedy drove up  from Keremeos last week to consult  with resident engineer Halei Since  Mr. Kennedy was in Hedley a month  ago he has been in Spokane, and while  there met a number of railway contractors, who have made Spokane  their- headquarters. Mr. Kennedy  noted the fact that at the present time  there is very little railway building in  sight in the United States. The building of the G. T. P. is the biggest enterprise in the line of railway building  that may be expected for a year or  two. Most of the work which has'  kept the contractors busy for the past  three years is completed and therefore  Canada is likely to witness much more  building for the next two years than  the United States.  Certificate of Improvements.  "DRAW" and "CENTRE STAR" Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in" tho Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   Camp I-Iodlcy.  TAKE NOTICE that I, .losiali Graham"; Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 15)209', intend, (30  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 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. 1908.  . 18-10  JOSIAH GRAHAM.  TWEDDLE ������. REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  I  x-<  K  K  *���������  *������'  x  K  x  ���������- WHEN YOU HANKER FOB     Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  CALL UPPHONENo. 5  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  I  I  ���������?���������-������������������ '- *S  R0 J)o EPM������������5  IE������  Btotefeir  Agent Wanted.  WANTED.���������An agent at Hedley for a progressive Non-Turiir Fire Insurance .Company. Apply to Coi.u'mwa Aoknciks Limited,  Revelstoke, B. C. 22-2  ft T  fl. NESBITT'S  - PfcMTIGTON   Just Received���������  A lot of up-tq-.date  DEMOCRATS,  BUGGIES, ROAD  CARTS &c, HAR- -  NESS of All Kinds,  HOBBLES &c, &c.  Agency F������k���������  Mccormick and  deering goods  plows,  spray  PUMPS, &c, &c.  THE MODEL sr������T. STABLE  ���������������������������Princeton, B.6.   The Undersigned have started business in their commodious  premises on Bridge St., with ������ fine stock of horses and rigs.  Fashionahlc Rigs. Safe and Prompt Service. Any Size  of Load Handled.     Horses Boarded by the Day or Week.  Prices   Right!  ^l^iJLk,L������<>A^m.������)ri^Mjj.������ijMin-^  Fairbanks-ZVlorSe  irrigating  that we have  outfits on  If you want one this se;ison, remember  supplied most of the  successful  the western continent.  Take no chances and save money.  We will install your plant under a- definite guarantee,  Write us now and give ns time to do it.  "9  u  td.  Canadian F^airlbanlcs Go.  V-aocowver, *B. C  MONTREAL TORONTO WINNIPEG       ^ CALGARY THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JUNE 18, 19(18.  JUST BREATHE. ,  When Worn Out Don't T������Ice a SMm-  -alnnt: Jn*t  "Urcutbet      .' '  ������-'*  Don't take a stimulant;-just breathe.  This is the advice of a doctor who  does not believe In the old medical  policy of mystery, but who undertakes  philosophically to explain to any patient why such nnd such a remedy  should be beneficial, says the Philadelphia Telegraph.  "When you tire 'let down,'" continued this physician, "don't take a cocktail; just breathe. Put your finger  on your pulse and get its rhythm. During eight beats draw in the" breath,  breathing deep and low and forcing th������  diaphragm down first* then filling the  upper lungs. Then exhale this breath  during four beats of the pulse.  "Now, if you are working with ���������  piece of machinery, say a typewriter,  what, do you do to make it run more  smoothly? You don't put a lot more  , oil on it and gum nnd clog it all up.:  You clean it first. You can best clean  the blood by breathing. The blood  passes through the lungs, and it needs  and expects to find plenty of.fresh air  with oxygen in it. If it can't find perfectly fresh air it needs move "ail* which  is not perfectly fresh. It needs to be  cleaned by contact with the air.  "Once in awhile hold the lungs full  of breath as long as you can without  expulsion. In doing this you are simply cleaning the machine. You are  cleaning the blood. At the, same time  you are giving that little fillip to the  action of the heart and the nervous  system which you thought you were  giving when you took the cocktail. -In  .the latter case you didn't clean the machine. You simply ran it a little faster  and gummed it up a.little more. You  can get the same results, the same  feeling of exhilaration and of accomplishment,' without taking the cocktail, and at the same time the'maehine  will steadily improve in its running  quality. Breathe the best air you can  get and plenty of it. It is as necessary  as food.' The heart and lungs act involuntarily. In'hurried business life  they become too involuntary. In  that case don't take a cocktail; just  breathe."  POINTED  PARAGRAPHS."  lvV~m>;   .  :   J- I/". f"  PROPERTY IN HEDLEY  ..    TV.K1,- -  is  A  Safe  And  Will  Make  Money  HaiIIai;   1S *"*������e suPPly P������ipk t������v the Nickel Plate moun-  ��������� ��������� VllWJj    tain, on which is situated the famous " Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other"  pt-omising mines and prospects'    It is the mining and business  centre of the  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, ���������  which is assured in the near future,  it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and. town lots "will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time._  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave.  (main st.)   $400 to $600  Other Streets    $200 to $400.  ��������� ���������������������������1 dv/Vl'iJi...  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  and 6 months, with  interest at the rate  of 6 per cent.  Don't volunteer too much .information.  '   What a lot of time we waste wondering why.  Tatting yourself on *the back is a  difficult task���������seldom done grac.efully.  There' are more talkers*-*than thinkers. Here' you have the solution of  gossip. ���������  '  People whose reputations depend  upon their clothes have to keep dressed  up all the time.  One of the greatest virtues and the  hardest is the moral courage to practice self denial.  Courtesy���������oil, how that lubricates  life! And good nature���������what an asset  of happiness is.that!  ' Some folks are determined to dominate or die, and as there are few who  rise to the first degree there are many  who fall to the second.���������Schoolmaster.  For Those Who  Invest Now.  ==Purcliase a few Lots before the Railway Comes=^===  For JRull Particulars, TViaps Etc.,  -AF������F������"U"V   TO-  L. W. SHATFORD,  ~ Secretary and flanager,  Tfliiilil'lli i^-A*arlMTift^^i ft<llll^fU>liti 1  1 ^i^nipi|i yB^fggffw-JWF-wS^g-WF' i  Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  -       MEDLEY, B.C.  NOTICE.  METEOROLOGICAL.  "pHE attention of the Lands and Works Dc-  ���������*��������� partment having- been directed to the fact  that town lots in a townsite named "Prince  Rupert, being: a subdivision of Lot 612, Range  5, Coast District, situated on the mainland between the mouth of the Skcena River and Kai-  eii Island, arc being offered for sale, it has been  deemed necessary to warn the. nnblic that the  said townsite is not situated at the tor-minus of  the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, and is not  the townsite which is owned jointly by the  Govcrnmcntof British Columbia and the Grand  Trunk Pacific Railway Company.  F. J. FULTON,    *  Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands & AVorks Department, '  Victoria, B. C, May 1st, 1908. 1S-5  Maximum  Minimum  66  36  66  ..-.".      42  59  34  62~  36  60  32  64  34  67  -40  The Voice of Expedience.  The wedding is to occur soon, and  she was telling her mother about her  plans.  "When Fred is out late at night," she  said, "I shall not scold him. I shall  try to bo reasonable. I thiuk I shall  go so far as to keep a light burning  for him to make him cheery when he  returns."  Her mother was silent.  "Don't you think it would be a good  Idea to keep the light burning?" she  persisted.  "Well, it might do very well for the  first month or so. But after you have  paid a few gas bills you'll probably  conclude that it will be just as well  to put the matches whore ho cau find  them  and turn  the  light  out."  NOTICE.  N(  "LIQUOR LICENCE ACT, 1908.  OTICE is hereby given that I, C. H. Thomas, of Myncaster, B. C, intend to apply to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police at the  expiration of one month from the date hereof  for a transfer to G. H. Courtney of the Hotel  Licence now held by me in respect of the premises known as the Myncastor Hotel, situate at  Myncastor, B. C.  C. H. THOMAS.  Dated this 26th day of May, 1908.  20-1  WARNING!  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Junelly  AT THE MINE.  June 7  '    8     ���������  _  9  10  II  12  13   .  Average maximum temperature 63.37  Average, minimum       , do 36.  Mean temperature 41.28  Rainfall for the week     0.    inches.  Snowfall       "       " 0.   ���������     "  ' C0KKKSr0N'D"lATO WEEK OK-LAST'VEAM  Highest maximum temperature 56  Average maximum do       .  48.57  Lowest minimum ^  do 26  Average minimum do 31.43  Mean do 50.  x '., - -    - ��������� ��������� .- x  K ���������  -M  i  I  X  te-  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B. C.  ������  I  X  T BIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST,  CLASS ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST.LIQUORS & CIGARS  Heroism  In  Anlmnln.  Animals are capable of what we  should call heroism in man. In one  field was a donkey, in another a horse.  Through the first went a mastiff and  made for the ass, seized him by the  throat, pulled him down, and that so  suddenly that the donkey looked likely to be killed. The horse in the next  field leaped the hedge dividing the  two pastures, collared the dog with  his tooth, swung him and like a baseball player caught him on the fall���������  with his heels. The mastiff was whisk*-  ed over the hedge which the horse  had just crossed, and the donkey was  left in pence to recover from his  wounds.  His  Occasional Wish.  "Why don't you ever want to go to  a wedding?" snapped Mrs. Enpeck.  "I don't believe you've been to a wedding since you attended your own."  "No," mildly responded Mr. Enpeck,  "I haven't. And," he added softly to  himself, "I sometimes wish I hadn't  attended that one."  ALL parties arc forbidden to take, or in any  ���������*"*��������� way interfere with boat on Siinilkameen  river belonging to the undersigned. Anyone  who breaks any lock or other fastening will be  prosecuted.  19-5 I-L U. BROWN.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  MIDDAY Fractional Mineral Claim, situated  In the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District. U'here located: In Camp Hedley.  ���������"TAKE NOTICK that I, F. W. Groves, acting  -1 as agent for the Yale Mining Co., free  miner's certificate So. 7iK);i3, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for .a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certillcatc of Improvement)*.  Dated this 25th day of May, 1903.  22-10  F. W. GROVES.  Mean.  Husband���������My, but I wish I had your  tongue." Wife���������So that you could express yourself intelligently? Husband  ���������No; so that I could stop it when I  wanted to.  June 7  8  9  10-  11  12  13  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  84  ..82  83       .  S3  82  ..    -    84  86  Minimum  52  ' 50  49  55  52  50  45  Average maximum temperature 83.37  Average minimum. do 50.37  Mean do 66.37  Rainfall for the" week    .01    inches  5 '    --  a    McArthur <������fc������ Guihey,   -   -VProprietors  x     '.      ;'  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, rtanager.'  First Class in Every Respect.   ��������� Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys^    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  Line.  COURKSI'ONDIIn'G WEEK 01'* LAST YKAll  Highest maximum temperature 80.  Average do do 06.34  Lowest minimum do ���������.  Average do do ���������.  Mean do ���������.  NOTICE  Merely Wished to Know.  "Miss Passay," he said, "there is  something I have for some time wished to ask you."  "Oh," she gasped,."I'm so glad���������that  jS( i���������i; mean, is it anything personal?"  Good breeding is the result of much  g<*od sense, some good nature and a  little self denial for the sake of others.  The Very Best.  Mr. Nuwed���������Gracious, dear! Where  did you get these peaches? Mrs. Nuwed���������Why? What's the matter? Mr.  Nuwed���������They don't taste like the best  in the world. Mrs. Nuwed���������They must  be. I picked them out myself. The  picture on the can was prettier than  any of the others.  Certificate of Improvements.  "BLUE BIRD" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: Camp Mckinney.  ���������"-TAKK NOTICK that I, Hugh Megraw, Free  * Miner's Certificate No. 1193107, intend, (SO  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section ST, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this llth day of April, A.D. 1908.  11-10 H. MEGRAW.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Dis'ju'ict ok Yale.  TAKK 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; tlience west 40 chains;  thenee north 20 chains ; thence east 10 chains;  thence south 20 chains to point of commencement, containing 80 acres, more or less.      ;  R. G. SIDLEY.  April 27th, V.I08.  18-10  lUe make erii$nal fasvjflSsfZm SjcV  in^Holftenes on Zinc er djapperW  ������ur (Dark i$ isfricfly fir^claasi*^  flur prices are leoer for trie same-.  SuriV'ty af ajerb tfian etaafttece 'fi '& &  $>Brii tribe our a-ord far it yfvfZemU ua$  * triol uriW;*-?><? CCHe j^aieo prove it "���������*���������*-���������*v*  I Mtmm COLUMBIA  'J     momv/im co  !*>  V'X  T%ctowA,3>���������-  Lllu������UHIJIllUIMI.JlUU...HiJ������I.J.l^Ml.l.Ll.llluJajHMJ������������B  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!

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