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 <3azette  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VII.  HEDLEY, B. G.; THURSDAY, JUNE 15. 1911.  Number 23.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [IS years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -       B. C.  W. H. T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  MfBK Bt.ock  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Bahnks, Prop.       Pkkticton, B.C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate.  Mines.  Crown   Giants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  Calgary Fire Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at  HEDLEY,  B.  C.  R. H. ROGERS,  ' M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  rand Union  [otel  j^ HEDLEY, B.C.  plrst.Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked,with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  "% A; WINKLER, Proprietor  Stocks  Mines  |Hiert>������rt JB. Brown  Broker  MEMBER   VANCOUVER  MINING EXCHANGE  |l3 Pender St. W. Vancouver.  Write me ������������������.bout your-chums  A. F. & A. M.  KKGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. ������.*). A. K. & A. M.,  are held on the second Friday in  |tch month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Vi^ititiy  'Cthrcn are cordially invited to attend.  K. FRASER.  W. JVl  J. A. SCHUBERT,  Secretary  L. O. L. f  Regular moiitiily meetings of  Hedley Lorlge  l"D are lujlcl on  the    third    Monday    in     i;\(:ry  Fffi!ivSTO^2^,llont'1 '" Fraternity Hull.   Visit'  \g bi'etliern tire cordially invited to attend.  .IOH.N" .JAMIKSO.V. "VY. M.  WM. LONSBALK, See't.  CANADA'S CALL IS HEARD  Unprecedented    Influx   of    Immigrants  Through Quebec and Montreal  Took Place in May.  HIDDEN CREEK MINES  This Week is Expected to Decide Whet-,  her Granby Will Buy���������Deal Closed  ANOTHER RECORD BROKEN  JflS. CLARKE  Watchmaker  H ED ���������LEY, 13. C  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  Montreal, June7.--An unprecedented  influx of inimigrants through Quebec  and Montreal during the month of  May is reported, the actual paid transportation showing a total of just, over  29,000 people, and as this does not include children carried free, who bear  an average proportion to adult passengers of one in five, the actual total is  probably nearer 31,000. These figures  represent thml-class travellers only.  NOVA SCOTIA  ELECTIONS  Opposition Have   Hope of Overturning  Government  Halifax, N. S. June 7��������� Straight tick  ets .were nominated today for the pro-'  vincial elections in all eighteen counties of Nova Scotia. The keenness of  the.contest on the part,of the Opposition is shown by the fact that they  have allowed no returns by acclama-'  tion as was the. case in previous contests.  The Government party is claiming  to be sure of as big a majority as before, when they elected 32 of their 38  candidates.  On the other hand the Conservatives  express the 'utmost confidence that  they, will divide the province equally  and they say that they even have reason for believing that the Murray-  Government will be,defeated.  S. H. C. MINER DIES  Was the Man Who Made Copper Mining a Success in the Boundary  Montreal, 10.���������S.-'H. C. Miner who;  was prominent for many years in  mining and financial circles in Montr  real and Western Canada, is dead at  Granby, Que., aged 70. He was for  years connected with smelting interests inLthe West, and was the founder  of the Granby Consolidated Mining &  Smelting Company and for long one  of its largest shareholders.  Readers of tho Gazette tiro watchin?  with interest the progress of negotiations for the purchase of the-Hidden  Creek injurs) on Goose Bay by the  Granby Co. which has had a bond on  the property for the purchase of an 80  per cent interest, the. remaining 22 per  cent being retained by Mr. 31. K. Rodgers. ���������     ���������  The Granby ' Company have   done  considerable development work under  their bond and so fur-as any   reports  given out are  concerned they appear  -to.be*well satisfied with the property.,  The bond expires the middle of June  so that it is doubtless a. settled affair  by this time. The consideration h  claimed to he ������400.000 for the SO pet-  cent which sets a. value of half a mil-;  lion on the mine.  It is reported that the Granby peopled following the plan which they did  in tlie Boundary nt placing their smelter a considerable distance from the  mine, were figuring on locating their  smelting plant at Prince Rupert, but  tliis does not meet the views of Mr.  Rodgers who thinks it would be better business to build the smelter whore  the ore is and haul the coke to the ore  instead of hauling tho'oie to the coke-,  where the quantity of coke iised is  only, about one-tenth the. tonnage of  the ore. Besides, 3Ir. Rodgers cpnsid-  ers Goose Bay, a better location, because of its convenience to the Camps  on' Portland Canal, and the. custom  work which this would bring.  Latek���������-As we go to press   the following telegram   from   Mr.   Rodgers  has been shown us:  ' ������������������';:'.'���������'      ���������      New York, May 13th, 1911  Granby Company closed deal Hidden  Creek 31 ines to-day.       ;  31. K. Rodgers.   "'���������  Nickel Plate Ore Production for May has  Beaten That of Any Other Month  in the History of the Mine  TOO MUCH CHARITY  Society's Actions Belie Its Name  ..PAINTING...  and PAPAR-HANGING  The Undersigned is prepared to  do work in  HOUSE, SIGN and  any OTHER WORK  in the painting line.  Orders  may be  sent to Box  472, Hedley, B. C.  R. T. BARCLAY.  Winnipeg. June 8���������John E. Heth-  eringtori, an englishman, who collapsed iu the police cells after three  days' imprisonment while waiting  trial on a charge of vagrancy prefer,  red by the Associated; Charities, died  yesterday. -Secretary Folk had the  man arrested, claiming he wouldn't  work. Hetheringtoh saiid.he-was sick  and had a wife and three .children. -His  wife pleaded for bail while the husband was awaiting trial, but was refused. She claimed he was ill and had  worked when he was able, and was  kind to her. In a statement to the  papers the wife said her husband had  been murdered by the Associated  Charities. No doctor was called to  th.e station when the man collapsed.  The corner is investigating and the  Sons of England are taking up the  case.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL KN'GIXEER" avd 11RITISH  COLUMMA LAND SURVEVOR  Star Building      -       Princeton  The month of 3Iay has been the  biggest month in the history of the  "Nickel Plate mine in ore tonnage and  in every other-wayincluding closeness  of extraction, showing that the new  plant is meeting all expectations held  out for it.  May, of course, is a favorable month  for purposes of comparison for in that  month there is a.buudance of water to  run everything and the plant is therefore in position to run with the maximum of economy so far as working  expenses are concerned. The following -figures show the tonnage' mined  and treated in the month of May'of  the last tnree years.  1909 1910 1911  3SH1 tons       4305 tons      5095 tons  Thus it is seen that the tonnage has  exceeded that of the past management by 126-1- tons for the month, but  the increase in the tonnage is only a  small part of what has been accomplished, for the extraction has been  much higher than ever before.  Of course the new plant has been  responsible for a certain amount of  this improvement but not altogether  for it will be seen that even in 1910  when no, change had been made  in the plant from that in use in 1909  the tonnage treated exceeded that of  1909 by 474 tons.  The increase in the tonnage of ore  treated has not been the result of any  addition to the crushing capacity for  the number of stamps now at work is  exactly the same as that used when  the mill first started up seven years  ago.  Another important feature which  should not be lost sight of which  makes the present showing even better* in comparison than would appear  from first sight, is that heretofore the  operations were confined wholly to  extraction of ore and no care was  taken to keep development work  ahead. Now, however, this is altogether different and development  work is going steadily forward, the  cost being charged up to operating expenses and still the monthly profit is  much higher than when they were  merely picking the eyes out of the  mine in their inordinate greed for  dividends.  OBITUARY  Felix Darragh,  better known in tho  district as ,,PhiP died  in Kamloops  and was taken last week to Okanagan  Falls for burial, Rev. J. A. Cleland, of  Penticton,  conducting the burial service.     Darragh   was Irish   and  had  worked at mining in northern Ontario  before coming to B. C,  for he   had  known 3Iose Austin and other miners  from the Sudbury country and he ive-  quently spoke of Col. Sam Hughes, of  Lindsay for whom he had a great adT  miration. His first work that we know  of in B. C. was  in Camp McKinney in  the summer of '97 when he worked in  the Cariboo and afterwards in other  properties in that camp a.s  well as m  Fairview and about three vears ago iii  the Nickel Plate, after which he went  on his ranch on Kilpoola mountain on  the range between  the Similkameen  and the Okanagan near the Boundary  line.   He and  the Lacy boys, Bill and  Tom, who were Newfoundlander*, and  miners, were the first to take up land  in'that locality and the name Kilpoola  which they gave to the mountain was  doubtless bestowed by Phil. The Lucys  have both since died of coiusumpliou  like many of the other old Cariboo  miners and while we have not heard  the cause of death in Darragh's case it  is not at all unlikely  that with  him  too the old Caribou mine is sciii gathering in its harvest, for the Cariboo in  most of its stopes especially in   the  latter years of its operation was a diamine and many of  the miners foolishly chose the dry spots  to work   in,  never thinking  that therein  lay the  greater danger,  for the fine silicious  dust from  the machine drills working  on a quartz vein was all the while doing its fatal work.     His nephew Felix  D'lrragh, of  Vancouver,  who  lately  came out from   the old country was  with him before his death and brought  the   remains   to   the   Okanagan   for  burial.  LOCAL NEWS  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 14th of each month.  Office  on  North   Main   Street.  A.-C. STl'DD  UAIiOI.D  MAVXI-*  DALV  WUDD & DALY,  '"'.'��������� ��������� ���������  Member* Vancouver Stock Exi'Iian^o  ^eal^Estate,  Insurance, Stock, Loan  and Mortgage Brokers  728 Hastings Street W  Opposite N'eu- 1'ost Office  P. 0. BOX !IOIi  $10.00  REWARD  For evidence- that will convict any  parties of trespass or removing property from the Bull Dog 3Iines. 3I,C  Kent is the only party with privilege  of occupation.  H. H. Bmiwx  NOTICE  Certificate' of Improvements.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending .lune 10, 1911:  AT THK MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  .Tun    I 40 28  ;>  40  25  0  17  25)  7  45  30  8  44  ���������30  9  SO  31  10  54  34  MEMBER WILL BUILD  Penticton Hern Id  3Ir. L. W. Shatford, 31. P. P., and  Mrs. Shatford, are making arrangements for the building ot their home  on Skaha lake this summer, and during the busy few days they had in this  locality, they visited the site to give  final directions for the construction.  The residence will be a fine one and an  ornament to the district.  KING GEORGES TOUR  No   Confirmation   of Report   That   His  MaPesty Will Visit Canada  Average maximum temperature 45.71  Average, minimum do        29.57  Mean temperature 37.04  Rainfall for the week     .40 inches.  Snowfall       "       "     --   0.0  C'OKUKSI'O.VDING WEKIC OK LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 63.  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean  [ancouver,  B. C.  glume, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  I'lilii. \,vi> Ki-aotioiVai, Mineral Gin,iiu. situate  in flic eisoyoos Mininjj- Division of Yale  District.     Where Lnc-U'cd: Gamp Knii-vicw  -PAKK notice that I. It. H. Parkinson, as  -1 iificiit for Mrs. Harbiu-a flleCurdy Free  ���������Miner's Cortillciite Xo. I0('2,">B, intend sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining  li'ecnrder for n. ('ertillento of Improvements,  I'or (lie purpose of ohtai-ungn Crown Grant of  the above claim.  Ami further take notice that action under  section '17 must, be commenced before the issue  of such Certilicates of improvement.  Dated this Sth day of .lune, A. D., 11)11  23-10 KlCUAKD .11. I'AUKINSO.V  .lun 4  5  6"  7  S  !)  10  Average  Average  Mean  Rainfall for tlu  Snowfall  do 47.42  do 25.  do 32.71  do 40.0(5  AT TU1S  31 ILL.  Maximum        Minimum  (51 .. 40  OS . 42  (57 ... -13  70 .. 13  7:: . . 52  70       .. r>2  SI 57  maximum temperature 71.28  minimum do 17.85  do 50.5(5  wee  0.25  0.  dies  C'Ol.'UI'-.SI'O.NKI.Vl;  WKKK OI'' LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 02  Average do do 73.14  Lowest minimum do 45  Average do do 47.14  Mean do 00.14  Ottawa, June 12.���������Careful enquiry  in official circles fails to produce confirmation of the story that King  George proposes to pass through Canada on his way to or from India,  whither he is going to attend Indian  durbar.  Dune. Woods came in yesterday  from Summerland and is going to  work on .some of bis best holdings in  Camp Hedley.  Johnnv Ileum, who has been at-  tending the Colorado School of 31 ines  in Denver, eaiiie iii on Saturday and  will spend his .summer holidays in  Hedley fretting the practical insight,  into mining operations in the Nickel  Plate mine which is so essential to the  mining student. This is his first visit  to Medley since nlie summer of 1909  when he w,-is he'.:- for a few weeks  with his fathei ami mother! When  he was here before- the mine had. a  husky baseball learn but as that game  is somewhat quiescent at present both  at the mine and in Hedley, he will  have to take tn golf for recreation  during his stay.  C. E. Salisbury, advance agent with  Cosgrove's entertainment bureau was  in town last week and signed up with  the Hedley Hospital for two attractions tube put on here on January  10th and Feb. 10th, of next year. It  seems a long way ahead but that is  the way all the best attractions are  handled nowadays. The Cosgrove  -bureau has a noted list of attractions,  but most of them are of too pretentious character to bring into this neck  of the woods. Among their attractions  are tlie famous Welch Ladies' Choir,  the Juvenile Bostonians, the English  Bell Ringers, the International Operatic Co.,Ferguson's*Dixie Jubilee Singers, the Castle Square Entertainers-  and the Bostonian Maids. The two  attractions bookeel for Hedley are the  Dixie Jubilee Singers and the Castle  Square Entertainers. They are; bringing the Juvenile Bostonians through  B. C. in September and may possibly  give Keremeos one night on their way  through to the Boundary.  Mr. A. H. Brown's visit to Hedloy  last week, though short was enjoyable  all round. His old friends were all  pleased to see him again and he him  self seemed to enjoy meeting them.  That the works in their present state  were an object of intense interest to  him goes without saying. Since he  left here in the fall of 1905 he has spent,  a. good deal of time around Cobalt and  in other parts of Northern Ontario  and gives a very interesting account  of mining conditions in that part of  the Dominion. During that time al.se>  he has put in several plants for the  treatment of ores by cyanidation and  he has also done considerable prospecting as well. Unlike inanv Ii. (\ prospectors, however, who have gone lithe Ontario fields he has no condemnation of the mining laws in force there  but thinks their law has many excellent features that are in the interests  of the province and of the mining industry. Since going through the mine  and reduction plant here he is no less  enthusiastic as to the future of the  mine and camp than ever he was. In  fact his confidence has increased.  When   writing   Adversers      Please  Mention the Gazette. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JUNE 15, 191.1.  ''���������>-  MA* m r? ���������* j;  ������������������ifi*. .&$* *> Jy \*  aiid  Similkameer\ Advertiser.  K-il on Thursilny.--. by the lli*.i)l.i:v ('..v/.vrrv.  I iiounceii at the  ripe  age.  of  70  years.  ' It is customary to give Jay P..Graves, |; ?/k  'of Spokane, the credit of'the making; W     "AT ". HERE'SITICE WOOV  PU'.NTINU  .'.NI> I'l.-l'.I.ISiriNli I'O.MI'  U.mjtho.' ul.   Medley.   11. G.  , .N* V.  Subscriptions in Advance  pi..;- Yenr   *' ' i United States I   Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������t'erti Ilea tes of an pro vemei it. etc.  ������7.(Hi for (Itl-day notices, and .-?5.(H) for ,*������l-dny  notices.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per mouth  .?I.������������������.">��������� over 1 inch and up to I inches. 81.00  per inch i>eriuonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  iippliention, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding .one  inch. ������1.00 for one insertion, 2n cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch.  10 cents per line for first insertion and a  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes ������������������for contract advertisements should  be in the oflico by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  Advertisements will lie (-hanged once every  month if advertiser desires, without'any extra  charge. For changes oftener than once a month.  he  "price of composition  will be charged at  regular rates.  A. MEQRAW, Mana-rinK baiter,  I ,  Full Moon  1911  JUNE  New Moon  First quar,  1911  Sim. Won. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  n  is  ���������>.n  12  10  20  (i  13  20  27  14  21  28  1  8  15  22  29  9  16  23  ������������������JO  10  17  21  From now on until the cold weather  of the fall comt's/again. war should be  wageil   incessantly  on  the  house   fly  which   is the most dangerous disease*  carrier of all.     What the local niacin-  nury is for enforcement of the provincial health  laws we do  not pretend to  know, but one thing is yery apparent  and that   is that the party  or parties  to whom  authority has been given to  see that the town is kept in a sanitary  condition   cannot   be taking   the duty  very    seriously,    or   someone    would  know ,-it  least who   is in a  position to  act when required.     Complaints have  been   made to  the Gazette   in   several  instances, of the existence of fly-breed-  places in   different   parts of the  town,  but further than passing tlie complaint  on and   ventilating the  matter  in the  paper   in a   general   way we   have   no  more authority  nor responsibility in  the    matter   than   the   complainants  themselves.    Every place in town that  is a breeding spot for flies should have  immediate attention  and if those who  are   responsible  for  the   existence   of  such   menaces  will not  take steps to  remedy  the evil  the interests of the  general    public    demand     that     the  authorities  step in   and see   Mia*"   it is  done'quickly anel effectively.     Whine  Jlie-s are   swarming about going   from  disease   breeding sink-holes and other  germ laden substances and from there  to   foodstuffs  served   out   for   human  consumption    there is  always danger  of contagion.    Fancy one of these disease-carrying  insects   half  buried   in  the sputum of a. careless consumptive,  Hying   direct to a.  supper  table where  it may light on the daintiest viands or  lighting   in a cup of tea or coffee, and  yet there is nothing unlikely about it  for it is a thing that very often occurs.  In    infantile diseases   there   is   little  doubt  that  much  of the mortality is  ���������elite   to  carelessness   in  allowing   the  ���������child   and   its food  to  be exposed  to  contamination from the house fly.    A  fly in the kitchen,   the dining-room or  the  nursery  is a   menace.     There are  dangers  enough   without   permitting  one as preyentable as this,   therefore  early and late from May until October  make war on this  common   enemy of  mankind, the housefly.  of Phoenix  camp   but those   who  are  iii   ;i   position    to   know   more   of  the   _. ' inside   history  of  all   that   transpired  ; between the lime   that  .lav P. Graves  ���������_., .   ' enlisted   the   financial    assistance''   of  '_'..">0 ! Miner and his associates  of   the  province of Quebec  and   tin*  crucial   time  'when'the success or  otherwise   which  was to attend  the operation of the enlarged plant    was awaited  with  more  or less anxiety    will   have  no  hesitation in placing the credit where it beltings  anel that is  with   the  manufacturer S. 11. C. Miner.      It is  rather a  humiliating admission   to  make (aud  yet it is only true) that if the Opinions ,  of the most eminent mining  men   had  been followed ������������������instead  of the practical  common sense  of  a  manufacturer  of  shoes who didn't get rattled  not- lose  his. head when told by those who were  supposed to know   that he -had' made  a bad investment which  would  mean  for  him  a, serious  loss    bub was cool  enough to get down  to figures iii  the.  way thu shrewd 'manufacturer .does,  and once,, he could see a profit in  the  working up of the  materials  he  hael  on hand   he did not care a fig for the  opinions or prophesies of the  'ologists  but went right ahead.     That is exactly what happened in the case of Miner  and the Granby.    Had provincial mineralogist Carlisle's report of 1897   been  issued before Miner had invested with  Graves in Olel Ironsides, or had Miner  taken the report  sufficiently  to heart  after he hael invested to conclude that  it was a   case   where   good   monev  should not be'thrown  after bad   it is  not difficult to decide.'what it would  have meant for the Boundary  and for  the copper  mining  industry . in   this  province.  Laurier's reception in London this  year lucked many degrees from retaining the warmth of his triumph of  1897. Kcciprooity falls far short of  British preference as a shemt-i aiser in  England. But suspicious as reciprocity is in itself the Canadian premier  hael to make the matter worse by his  attitude of opposition to imperial  unity as shown by the extraordinary  course he chose to take in the Conference";. In fact there are more Canadians  who will oppose him in his attitude in  the matter of Canada's position with  the rest of the empire, for impeiial tie-  fence than were disposed to condemn  him for his reciprocity stanel. Some  of his more idolatrous friends in Canada have geuio so far as to state that  his swift changes in policy that lookeel  like inconsistency to orelinary mortals  were in his case only evidences of his  genius but the average stolitl Britisher  is too slow of movement to follow in  the. sharp curves anel acme angles that  Sir Wilfrid has asked his followers in  Canada, to negotiate.  Those Canadians who were disposed  to explain  Taft's speech in New York  WW0RK,  .MflffiyoUR HONEY-  WORK TOO.  BU PEP0SfTinfiVOUR5/IVIPI65  WITH US TOW WHS, HRo  4% INTEREST WHICH  WECREWTMOnTHCy ���������:  /inPM0nE>ISRETURrt-  /1BLE ON 0EWiriP  IS QUICKLY/IS THEM/IILS  G/IM GARRY/IT."  PEOPLE JUST /IS CAREFUL  4WOH)TI0M<\S  youcrinBE,  rtNDTHOROUGHLY  SATISFIED,  with the wy mmm  our Business is  tmhmctwa Business  MflrwGED ay people op  MrlKiREPEXPERIENCE  *HI(irtE5TinTE6RITX  a P03m,Givir,fi  yOUR NAME *rtPPRRSS  WIIA-PROMPTLy BRirtoXH)  FUU- INFORMATION.  wmmty.  SHouLPyoL'iMVBfiriy  FINANCIAL BUSINESS IPI  vflMGOuvER'-vieiwry,  RENTS TO COfcEGT,  nmEMENToFORSrlLE"  IIORTGflGGSTOEOMPFER  MP COU-EGT,  FIRE IHSURrtnGE TOPWCE  LETUS/1TTEMPT0IT.  WE ARE PLErlSIHO  OTHERS VftWItt-Be SURE  TO PLEASE YOU.  Dow Eraser ^ Co Ltd  321 fanfe Stmt,  75 Years in^Businesi Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  A Complete Banking Service  Collections made .in any part oi: Canada.- Negotiable  paper discounted. Money advanced at reasonable terms  finance your business. Local and foreign Drai'ts bought  ���������and. sold. Money transmitted by Money Order or Telegraph 'Transfer. Letters' of Credit issued payable in all  the leading cities of the workl.  We invite your Account.  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  ������( ".-"- x  I The  Halcyon Sanitai-iutn j  ANALYSIS OF WATER  *  JS Chlorine.........  X Sulphuric Acitl......   g Silica...       ft Lime.  .....:  X Alkalies as'Soda.........  j- Magnesia....".   IC Lithia...  X Sulphuretted Hydrogen..  S.14  303.43  84.57  5.01  232.00  .86  32.00  J  Has recently   been throutrhtly ���������.renovated:'X ���������  and rc-fiii'iiipiicd, andis now the greatest   ������.  health resort upon the continent."���������: 'Natural   -5  hot wa      In baths, 121 degrees of heat.'' A  course of baths at Halcyon will cure nervous and muscular:diseases and.eliminate  l'huciiiatisni and mctalic- poisons from the  systrm.     Tlie writer" heals liver, "kidney,':  and sionmcli com plaints.   The rates are ������2  a day up; or ������1*.' weekly up. ��������� .Postoflicc, express and,telegraph offices in connection.  ������ William Boyd, Proprietor        -���������       Halcyon, B.C.  X-   ��������� ���������  x ���������  I     GOOD PRINTING  1  X  i  I  K'  x  X  Such as You should use when you want  to make an  impression  on  customers.  NOTICE  Is Only Obtained  By using modern type faces on good stock  Tho  Gazette  Job   Department  is prepared to turn it out for you  x  s  f  i  F-,etroriI-**Ee tf-ie Home- Shop  Yow U/ant Home- Trade.  pUIILIC NOTICK is hereby given that, under  * the authority contained in section 131 of  tho "Land Act." a regulation was approved by  the Lieut-Governor in Council fixing the minimum sale price of lirst aud second class lands  at ������10 and So per acre respectively.  This regulation further provided that the  prices fixed therein should apply to all lands  with respect to which the applications to purchase were given favorable consideration after  the date of said regulation, namely April "!rd.  lilll.  I'urther notice is now given tliat by virtue of  a regulation approved by the Lieut-Governor  in Council on the 10th of May. lilll. that, tlie  regulation dated ,'li-d April. Hill, be held not to  apply toapplications to purchase vacant. ('rown  lands which were received by the Assistant  Commissioners of Lands on or before the said  April ;ird. lilll. and with respect to which the  required deposit of fifty cents- per acre hud.  been received by said Commissioners on or before the said April 3rd. 1911.  ROUT. A. liKNWK.'K.  The people of British Columbia have  .-', very inadequate sense of how much  the mining industry in this province  owes to S. H. C. Miner, of Cranhy,  Quebec, whose death has just been an-  OF CANADA  Just Look at This  Deputy Minister of Lands  us all   inadvertent slip   in a moneiit. of | Department of Lands,  forgelfuh.ess   might   be   ready  to for-1       ^toHa. II. C.. .ml, May, mil.       ,*r,.|  give hut when he goes to Chicago '  shortly afterwards and repents the  same break there the circumstance  begins to take on an uglier appearance  for it looks as if Taft feels Unit he  holds some chattel interest in Canada  in the hold he appears to have got  over Laurier, Fielding and Patterson.  When Taft tells New Yorkers that  they must support reciprocity because  by it. the United States was getting  the best of the bargain and then tells  the people of Chicago the same thing  he must evidently have been assured by  Laurier that he need not care a hang  for the individual opinions of the.  Canadian elector for he (Laurier) was  prepared to deliver the goods so far as  Canada is concerned and come what  may the baby would be handed over  in any case no matter whether it was  smiling and cooing or kicking and  screaming.  WHEN WHITING ADVBHTIBKHS  J'LHASE  MENTION THIS PAPER  No wonder the Mutual Life of  Canada is a favorite; with the  man who is looking for the best  thing in Life Insurance.  FORTY-ONE YEARS' RECORD  Shows that the interest received on its investments has exceeded the death claims by $1,  786,804.01.  Policyholders Get Everything  Because there ..are no Stockholders to absorb any of the  profits.  William J. Twiss  MANAGER.  Fee Block,   -   570 Granville St.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. nEQRAW, Local Agent.  The London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a. complete'.commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of *    ���������  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the  Colonial and Foreign Markets they  supply:  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged  under  the Ports  to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVI NCI AL TRADE NOTICES  of leading manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in the principal provincial towns  and industrial centres of the United  Kingdom. I  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for- 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for ������1. or larger advertisements from ������3.  The London Directory Go. Ltd.  2."), Abcliurcli Lane.  London. E. ('.  H. ZIBLER  You might travel hundreds of  miles and not get half the fun  and recreation that a Victor or  Berliner Gram-o-phone will give  you this summer right in your  own home.  Come in and we'll play for  you some of this delightful  music that is as refreshing as a  breeze on a hot summer day.  You can get a Gram-o-phone for as  little an $15. Others up to $125.  Victrolat, $95 to $300.  BEUNER  (iRAM-0-PHONE  COMPANY, Ltd.  MONTREAL  Repairs  neatly and  Promptiy  .Executed  Charges Moderate  Shop on Irene St  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  l"or Sale by  LOUIS C. ROLLS & CO.  Kwlloy, H. C.  No. Freight      -      No. Kxponsi*.  Vou can buy from L's at JYlonti-enl Prices  Western Distributors  WALTER F. EVANS & Co.  successors to Dyke, Kvuns & I'alliigbiui  ."���������>:������) Hastings St, Vancouvijl  TRY THE  Hedley Gazettd  for  Fine Job Printing THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, .J UNE,. 15, 1911,  Towft and District.  - -  Rev. Mr. Mawhinnoy will   hold  vice  in  Hedley    on   Sunday   evening  "June IS, at S o'clock.  , Archie Aberdeen has- returned to the  SimiUvaineeii to do his annual assessments. He has he- n working on coal  (.'liiim> in the vicinitv of (!hesaw.  Sam .Mi-Curdy was sufficiently re-  coveted from his recent attack of illness to be discharged last week from  the Hedley hospital wln-ic he had  been for ten days.  Before coming to IJedley A. H.  Brown made a trip up the We.-t Fork  of Kettle River to Beaveuluil and examined borne of the properties, up on  "Wallace .Mountain.  R. .1. Armstrong of the lower Siinilkameen had the misfortune last week  t" sustain a bad fracture of the leg in  falling oifa load of hay. Ho. was taken  lo the hospital in Oroville. ���������  The Society for the. prevention of  cruelty to animals has been getting  after some of the packers into Steamboat. There were several prosecutions  at Hope a. few days ago.  , The Riverside Nurseries, near Grand  Forks, last season sold about 250,000  i'ruit trees.   Their trees are   driving  those of Ontario arid United   States  nurseries'out of the fields in Kootenay  Boundary and   Similkameen districts.  Vegetation   has   been   remarkably  rapid during the past fortnight and  the   natural grasses    are  showing a  much heavier and  luxuriant growth  than  for several seasons past.   This  should he an ideal year for stockmen.  . ^ Hedley  was well represented at the  , concert in Princeton on  Friday night  last and   all who  went  up   enjoyed  "themselves  well. ' -The concert went  off  nicely and over all expenses there  -was a surplus of something over $35  for the hospital.  Miss A. M. Falls, now residing at  Belmont. Ontario, formerly on the  hospital staff in Grand Forks, B. C,  We  are sorry to, learn   that  G. H.  Whiti.-nian    formerly- '-'teller    in     the  sc������i'. i branch  of the  Bank of   B. N. A.  here  has been   obliged to go  into tlie hospi   j  till  in   Victoria.    His  state  of health j  was,'anything lint satisfactory   while i  lieie,   but no one here (hiuiM'lf iuchid-J  ed) seemed   to realize his  condition or  recognize   the   necessity  of calling a  halt   bofoie   the   breaking .point   was  reached.      It is   hoped   I hat   with   the  necessary  care he  will before long be  in ship shape again.  -   Mr.   L.   \V. .Shatford,   M.P.J*.,  accompanied  by   Mrs.   Shatford   wa> in  town last Friday   between trains,    lie  had been summoned to Greenwood as  a witness in the case of Sidley vs. Cudworth   which   meant a lot of loss of  time for him and when begot there he  was  informed  that  he would  not  be  needed.     It was .Mis. Shatford's  fir.-t  visit to Hedley for-,nearly a couple of  years and she  had not time to see but  a few  of her Hedley friends in   the  short time which she had.  The census authorities must have  some embarrassing questions to ask  of tlie people of Hedley when they exhibit such delicacy or reluctance' in  starting. Last' week Mr. Harrison  was here after taking it on the" opposite side of the river as far up as Stirling creek and it is understood that  Bert Irwin is taking it from Stirling  Creek up to Princeton on this side of  the river. A. D. Worgan has gone  over to Kettle river to do work over  there and it is reported that a Penticton man has been chosen to come over  and do. the counting and questioning  in Hedley but he has not yet put in an  .appearance.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPAPY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  ��������� has been engaged to succeed Mrs. Miller as matron in  the Hedley'hospital  and is expected to  arrive. here  early  -next week.  Fortune, has been going with Rolls  in-the last- few contests in the golf  .ladder competitions.: For a* while it  was a see-saw, the matches, being won  alternately, but Rolls has "'now won  the last three contests making him  two games to the good, for the first of  the three went to even up the score.  Mrs. J. A. Brown is repeating her  concert at Keremeos on the evening  y of June 22. This, entertainment has  been most favorably received in both  Hedley and Princeton and in having  it repeated in Keremeos, the people  there will have the opportunity of enjoying a treat which they should not  miss. ���������  The trip from Greenwood to Pentic-  ion via Camp. McKinney has been  made by Studebaker's big auto in five  ... hours. In the old days-of stage trans-  ���������''-. port to the Boundary that used to  _��������� mean two hard day's staging for Snod-  ;   grass'stage lines.  V The Star says that Hughie Camp-  hell has taken out his 49th mining  licence in British Columbia. Following the compliment which Premier  McBride paid to an old-time miner in  Cariboo whom he presented this year  with his 50th free miner's, licence it  will d6ubtless be for him a pleasant  privilege to perforin a like gracious  compliment to Hughie Campbell next  year.  The streets are becoming rather unsightly with the thick growth of weeds  When the portion of mother earth  which lies in the SimiJkauieen gets the  proper conditions of moisture etc.,  something is hound to grow Avith  ama.'/ing rapidity and if the ground  cannot get a chance at the right stuff  it is bound to grow something else.  Arrangements should be made for getting rid of some of the present crop.  H. Gravenor, better know as Shruhb,  who was formerly employed at the  Nickel Plate is now in provincial police employ and was in Hedley last  week with a prisoner whom he had  gathered in at Steamboat and was  taking to Hope. Shrubb was a. marathon runner and this should be a convenient accomplishment for him in his  present calling in running down long  winded prisoners.  Jupiter Pluvius certainly put on a  spurt for a. little while on Tuesday  when a big rain storm that was almost a cloudburst passed over the  valley. In 13 minutes it rained .49  inches at Hedley and .52 at the mine.  After about 10 minutes downpour  angry torrents came roaring down the  mountain side in drj/ gulches in which  no water had been seen to flow for  7 or S years. Three hreaks in the  flume occurred in the short spell and  and put electric power temporarily out  COPPER  The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  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C.  1  i  THEIR NOTED HALF AND HALF  (HALF STOUT AND  f'ORTEK)  is a Winner.  ���������  ir A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand!   IF Orders for Teaming  \ -       promptly attended to.  ENGLISH CHINA  Office or Dominion Express Company.  ���������W O O D -,E O B   SALE!  Phon.   U        INNIS  BROS. Proprietors.  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Bedding Plants  . . . and ...  Vegetable Plants  Now Ready  JUST IN  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention Is probably patentable. Communion.,  tlons strictly conadential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest Agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, In the  Scientific American.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. T.nrcest circulation of any flcientltlo Journal. Terms, $3 a  your: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.3616'** New York  Branch Office. C!5 F Bt.. WasblnKton. D. C.  Louis C. Rolls & Co. and  Shatfords, Ltd., the two leading merchants of Hedley will  be pleased to take your order.  Ask for Our Price List.  FRACHE   BROS.  FLORISTS, Columbia, B.C.  A large Assortment of Cups and  large  plates,   sugar  and cream  shapes   and  sizes,  strong enough  for every  Saucers, small and  sets in a variety of  Dainty,   well-finished   china,  day wear and as moderate,  in price as common porcelain.  J.  A. SCHUBERT  HEDLEY, B. C.  Jfw nytk^J/a/ffonef.Zi'nc-  Gjchings.Cuff &J������rt/i/if$j"/j/cf  &oo4tfe/f,Profpec&', 01/aloguef  tAeoJIspapecf, and n/fpurposej.  "Phone. Ulain 6434  C$poI(0n������rJVeL)(������igriai/tijg Go.  r  J  of business.  ADVERTISE   IN   THE   (GAZETTE  E. E. Biirr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  NOTICE  SIMLLK-OIKKX LAND DISTRICT  disti'ict oi'* yai.k  ���������"PAICE Notice that X. Charles Nelson. ol'Ster-  ���������*���������       lini*; Creek, occupation, rancher, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Coiiinicncinpr at a post planted about a mile  west of Charles Nelson's preemption on Sterling Creek, thence cast'JO chains, thence south  20 chains, thence west 20 chains, thence north  20chains to point of commencement and con-  I'-ilniiifr forty acres, more or less.  CHARLES NET-SOX  March Sth. mil 11-10  J NICE FRESH & TASTY ���������  *���������  ���������������������������X  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  Curlew Creamery Butter, 45c per lb.  New Laid Fresh Eanch Eggs, 40c per doz  Ham, medium size, very, nice, -tfc per lb  Breakfast Bacon, nice and steaky, 2sc per H>  Buy Your Groceries from Us and you can rely on  getting them Fresh and Clean and  at the Right Prices  ���������  IShatfords,  Ltd.!  ���������  NOTICE  SIMII.KA.MKKN LAND DISTRICT  IIISTIUCT OF  VAI.K  TAKE Notice that Cecil C, Allen, of Fairview  occupiition rancher, intends to apply for  permission to lease the 1'ollowinp- described  land  Commencing at n post planted 20 chairs north  easterly from the north west corner of lot 9197  thence 20 chains west, thence 20 chains south,  thence SO chains cast, thence 10 chains north,  thence 40 chains west, thence 20 chains south  to point of commencement, containing about  200 acres.  CECIL C ALLEN  April 2SJh, 1011 18-10  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.    Comprising ioo Acres  Largest growers of Nursery Stock in British Columbia.    All stock wintered in our ceUars and no damger of lmt-ing winter killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  ~9f THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JUNE, 15, 1911.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen-��������� Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Born���������-At Kereineos on Suiulav llth  in.-t.. to ���������Mr. and Mis. D. .1. Jnnis. a  sou.  'liC'V. A..H. (.'anu'i'011 wili hold service here next Sunday, iiiotniiii** and  evening.  Local  cherries are now. on the market *i.iki. the music  of the  mosquito is  again in the air.  Oliarlie Loudon ami wife ju-riveil in  Keremeos this week and will take up  then* residence here.  H. B. Meausette leaves this week to  open  shop in  Princeton.     His family  'will remain in Keremeos.  Sam McCurdy has returned froni  the hospital in Hedley and appears to  luive mode n satisfactory recovery  from his recent illness. ������������������ '    I  Miss Mildred Kirby returned on'Sat-'"  ' 'u winy from .Vancouver .much ituprov-1  ed in health as a result   of the   treatment   which  she underwent   at   the  hospital there.  D. J. innis started for Kelowna on  Monday with two four-horse teams to  do draying for the Kelowna Land Co.  "������������������ D. .T. went over, to get the outiits  started at work and expects to return  on Thursday.  Thursday evening. Coronation Day,  .June 'J2nA', has been selected by Mrs.  J. A. Brown as the date for her concert- in Keremeos. Ticket's: 7������c: and  50c. Proceeds in aid of the Keremeos  church.  George W. Cooper lias decided to  cither sell or rent his ranch and make  a lengthy visit to friends in the old  land, returning to-British .Columbia in  the spring. Mr. and Mrs. .Cooper are  offering for sale their furniture.' and  house fixings.  Six"'thousand tobacco plants arrived  this week from Kelowna. shipped by  L. Hohnan the tobacco grower.  Charlie Armstrong is planting 5000 of  them and the other 1000 will be-tried  by Win. Matt-ice. This will be the  first attempt at tobacco culture at  Keremeos and the result will be  watched with interest.  A touring car from Merritt reached  town on Sunday. The owner was on  the first stretch of an intended trip  through this valley, the Okanagan  and home by way of the main line of  the C. P. B.. but a look at the map  and the trouble experienced with his  tires on the way from Hedlev caused  him to alter his mind and strike forborne the most direct route, which  was the way he had come.  At the time of writing, Tuesday  morning, the Siinilkameen is reported  to be at high water mark for this  year. With the slightly cooler weather that set rn last evening the water  should begin to abate to-day. however and no inconvenience from high  water is anticipated. Gangs of workmen have been busy keeping all  bridges clear of driftwood.  Rev. A. H. Cameron ' performed a  couple of marriage ceremonies here on  Friday evening. The first was L; E.  Evarts, formerly of Penticton, and  May Bowden. also of Penticton. The  wedded couple are taking up their  residence at Ashnola where the.groom  is employed in foreman's Young's road  camp. The other marriage was that  of Elvie McMurtry and Alma Burde,  both of Oroville.  G. S. Lawrence of the B. C. Fruit-  land Co. spent the week end in Keremeos on his return from Greenwood  where he had been attending the suit  of Surprise vs. McDonald. Messrs.  McDonald and Lawrence- have practically quit the Siinilkameen as a, field"  for their real estate operations and are  dividing their attention between New  "Westminster and Calgary. They report real estate as particularly active  in the latter city.  The ���������'farewell" to Rev. Mr. Kinney  and the '���������reception" to Rev. Mr. Maw-  hinney, announced in these columns  for thursday evening of last week was  postponed until Wednesday of this  week owing to the. failure of the now  clergyman to reach here in time. Not  being famili;?.!' with the time schedules  on the ,'lim 'Mill railroad he was landed  in Oroville on Saturday evening and  was forced to spend Sunday in that  lonely buig. Mr. Mawhinney is a  young man from the north of England  and lias been filling an appointment  at Nanaimo for the past three years.  He will enter upon his duties in thi.s  field on frmnday next holding service  in Hedley at the usual hour, eight-  o'clock.  ���������������������������'-*  . . .YOU WANT... . i  BEST  L ECKIES  E  C  K EREMEOS  1  E  SHOES.  5  3  I  X  X  \x  x  x  \x  X  X  X  X  X  I  S  X  X  X  I  X  x  X  *L  x  K  x  X  X  ������  X  X  I-  Durability, Neatness, Quality  and Value  LECKIES BOOTS and  ...SHOES...  Leads Them All.    We have  Them for Ladies, Child-.  ren and Men.  SAUVE (Si, CO.  Oil Monday evening a volunteer  bucket brigade had a busy half hour  quenching an incipient bush fire on  ���������the'lot of Mrs. McLellan. west of town.  A chinaman, who had been employed  during the day'on. the lot. started, a  lire close to the hush and at 6 o'clock  sauntered home quite indifferent to  results. A couple of hours later the  bush was noticed to be on fire and it  required considerable effort to quench  the blaze. A fine of ten dollars and a  wholesome warning .would have a  beneficial effect in a case like this.  No decision was given by the bench  at Greenwood last week in the suit of  Surprise vs. McDonald. After .the evidence of the witnesses for the plaintiff  was all in and the judge had partially  examined the defendant he strongly  recommended the "���������parties to settle the  case out of court and the case was adjourned to give them an opportunity  to decide on something mutually satisfactory. The result was that it was  decided to leave it to arbitration. Each  party is to appoint an appraiser and  these will name a third. The old agreement will be annulled and whatever  the appraisers decide upon will be the  price of the ranch. Should the purchasers decline to go through with the  purchase at the price fixed the costs of  the commission will be assessed to  them. The suit created a great deal  of interest around here and in all  about a dozen witnesses were in attendance. Lawyer Hallet. of Greenwood,  better known as "The Judge" conducted the case for the plaintiff while  Mr. Billings, of Vernon, was counsel  for the defendant. Three weeks is the  time allowed for appraising the value  of the property and reaching a settlement.  J. A. BROWN  ���������"':������������������   Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE INSURANCE ._  AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE  KEREMEOS. B.C:  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  i  !  ���������  ���������  J  I  Send Your Orders to Us for  McCormick Mowers, Rakes  and AllExtras for same.  t  We have an Extra Fine Grade of  Castor Machine Oil  especially  adopted   for   Moving   Machines.  Don't ruin your machinery by using  Cheap Oil.  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  MRS. A. F. KIRBY,  Proprietress.  STRAWBERRY PLANTS  Magoon uiuLClarke Seedling straw-!  berry.: plants for-sale,   vigorous , and  very choice/" Prices; per 100, $i;2o:-  per 1000, $10.00   Order now. j  August Pedy, Keremeos.'  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOMriY S1NQ, Keremeos.  PentiGton-Kcremeos  AUTO STAGE  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  TMSTKrCT OK VALE  w  ������  ������������������*���������  *'-  @  @  *  -������  ������  ������  ������  ������<  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing   Can ��������� you ,. clo better with your sayings by  fsericling them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the banlv and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  ;���������:; jREAiEyyiBJER -:  We  offer no  land but what has  the water already on it [  Fruit Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, ?I5 and 350 per acre.    Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  9-  ������  ������������������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  >������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  TAKK NOTICE that I, Robert Carew Arm-  x strong, of Keremeos, B. C, occupation  rancher, intends to apply for -'permission to  purchase the following described*Iands  Commencing at a post planted at the north-,  east corner of lot 974s; thence west M0 chains.,  then north (i chains/more or less, to the Simil-.  kamccn River: then following the meandering*,  of the rivereasterly to the point of commencement, and containing twenty acres, more or  less.  ROBERT CARKVV ARMSTRONG  May 23th, 1011  PLUMBING  WARM AIR  HEATING  AND  GENERAL  Makes the round  trip between  Keremeos and Penticton  everyday and  Meets All Trains & Boats  Making  Close Connections and  Affording Kapid Transit  Another 00 horse-power car is  to be added in the course  of a few weeks.  JS;o Driver allowed to handle  Ciir who does not thro lightly  understand his car and must  exercise greatest care at all  times.  Water Notice  "VTOriCEis hereby given that an application  x> will be made under Part V of the "Water  Act, lHOil." to obtain a licence in the Similkameen Division of Yale.District.  a���������The name, address and occupation of the  applicant; George G. Burnell, Farmer, Fair-  view, B.C.  b���������Tho name of the lake, .stream or sourse (if  unnamed, the description is) a stream running from .1. Burnett's pre-emption through  my pre-emption   in Similkameen district.  c- The point of diversion at a point on my  western boundary line where said stream enters my land.  (1���������The quantity of water applied for in cubic  feet per second; one  The character of tlie proposed works a ditch  flume or pipe.  f���������The premises on which the water is to housed, on Lot  g���������The purposes for which the water is to be  used Irrigation  IC���������This notice was posted on the 27th day of  May lilll,  and application   will be made  to  the commissioner on the 27th day of .lune, lilll.  GEORGE G. BURNELL  Fairview. It. ('.  TINSMITHING  Orders  bv Mail will receive  Prompt Attentipn  ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON  APPLICATION  SING LEE  Laundry, . Contracting of r;all  kinds, Ditch digging. |jWood  Sawing, Clearing land,"Cook-  ing and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  H. B. MEAUSETTE  Keremeos  Keremeos-Peiiticton Mail Stasre.  LeavesKeremeos for Penticton on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon.  Leaves Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a. in., arriving in  Keremeos at noon.  \V. E. Welby, Proprietor.  Fare $6.00.   Return $10.00  S. M. STUDEBAKER  He  Fine  TRY THE  ey   Gazette  FOR  job Printing;Is-7^  NOTICE  pl'BLIC NOTICE is hereby given that, un-  -1 dei-the authority contained in section mi  "I" the "'Land Act", a regulation lias been approved by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council  I llxing the minimum sale  prices of lirst and  second-class lands at  .*il() .'did $;"> per acre,   re-  I spectivoly.  This regulation further provides that the  prices lixcil therein shall apply to all la nils  with respect to which the application to purchase is given favorable consideration after  this date, notwithstanding the date of such application oi- any delay that may have occurred  in the consideration of the same.  Kurt her notice is hereby given that all persons  who  have  pending applications  to  pur-  ! cha.se lands  undertint provisions of sections 'II  j or III! of the "Land Act" and who arc not willing  lo complete sin-li   purchases  under tlie prices  I lixed  by the aforesaid   regulation  shall   he at  j liberty to   withdraw such applications and re  ! reive  refund  of the  moneys deposited  on in--  ! (.-omit of sii'-h applications.  I WlIililAM I!.  I'OSS.  I        ll-Hi Minister of hand-.  Department of Lauds.  Victoria. 1!. ('... April Ilrd, lilll  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DlSTUICX oi-* Yalk  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  REAL ESTATE s   MINES  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co,  KERE3IEOS, B. C.  ������^^������JW������tK������W������<������W^������W������t>W������t>W������tfMW  KEREHEOS  MEAT   MARKET  Fresh  Fish  Every Thursday  TAICE NOTICE that 1. William Uichter.  of Keremeos, U. C. occupation Fanner  iutendi to apply for permission to purchase the  ���������following described lands:��������� viz an island in  Osoyoos Lake, near the Osoyoos lake bridge.  Commencing at a post planted at the north  east corner of said island and about 100 yards  south-west of Osoyoos Lake Bridge thence  along the shore of said island to point of commencement, containing about one statute acre  more or le>s.  WILLIAM RICHTER  Ma rob .Sth. 1!U1 11-10  NOTICE  SIMiLKAMEE.V LAND f)i.-  DuvntiUT oi-' Yam*.  TKICT.  IBK   FOR THK   UAZKTTK  'TAKE notice that   I, I-'. L.  Steves,  of Rock  1        Creek, occupation, contractor, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the east,  side of Kettle .River opposite the u. e. corner of  lot :il.'l.and marked "E. L. Steves n. w. corner  po~t" thenee east 20 chains: thenee south (!0  chain.-: tlience west 31 chains, more or less, to  river boundary: containing I iii I acres more or  lcs-.  EVAN L. STEVES  Henry Nicholson, agent  April 7th, lilll. U-W  E. M. CROOKER  fefefete^fe'kfelt^fetf'i-toMrafc^Uirtitii  Public Service Act  THE qualifying examinations lot- Third-e.la--s  -1 Clerks, Junior Clerks, and Suuuigrr.phers  will be held at the following places, commencing on Monday the :iid July next:- -Armstrong,  Cliilliwiu'.k, Kaslo, Kelowna, Ladyaniith, Na-  iiaiiuo, Nelson, New Westminster, North Vancouver, I'eachlaiid, Rnvelstoko. Hosyla.od, Sal.  uaai Ann, Suniiiierlaurl, V.uieoui/cr, V.ernon,  anil Victoria.  Candidates must he Uriti.sh suh ice's between  the ages ol'-Jl ,-i.nd HP. if fo>* Third cl.iss- Cloi-ks  anil between Iii ami 21, if tor Junior Clerks or  Stenographers.  Applii a.tioiiH will not be :'-ecep!eil if'rcceivcd  later than the lath June oust.  Kiii'tlier information, togethe..* with application form,-', maybe obtained from tho undersigned.  J'. WALKER,  Registrar, Public Service  Victoria. U. C��������� Wth April. l!Hl 17-7  IUBH

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