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 <Xbe 1He  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  ;> ���������    ���������>*.'>  Vol. I.       No. 24.  HEDLEY, B.C, THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1905.  $2-. 00, ii\ Ad vance.  Methodist Church:  IIk.ui.ky, B.C.  Sunday School at 10 o'clock. -���������  ��������� ���������  Evening Service at 7::i0 o'clock.  Everybody welcome.  L. THOMAS. Pastor.  QftflRLES f\L SfiftW  Civil Engineer,  Domsiox   and   'Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at -Gazette office.  tiEDLEY,  B. C.  JAS.   HISLOP, Hodlcy, B.C.  Civil Engineer  Ppovincial Land Surveyor  ��������� *    *     *    *  Hjlgr- Leave orders at Gazette Office.  H. S. CAYLEY,  ���������    ..BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR,  Hedley,' B. C.  WINKLER & MOHR  Penticton and. Princeton  Real Estate and Mining Brokers.  Correspondence Solicited from Those Having  Property to Sell.  R H. ROGERS,  M.A., 1J.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  ALLISON  c. p: railway town  "Will be in the Market in a few weeks.  Jfl!$.6LMK  'WW'WJW'W'  U/atchrhaker  ' ��������� ��������� V;       -  Clocks and WatGhes for "Sale.  NICKEL   PLATE  Bariber Shop  Alex. F. McDonald  A. MEGRAW  "Notary Public  Conveyancer, Real Estate, Mines, Insurance, Crown Grunts applied  for under Land Act and  Mineral     Act.  Agent for :  The Alutual Life Assurance Co. oi Canada,  London & Lancashire Plrc Insurance Co.,  The Ocean Accident & Guarantee Co.  Hedley,  B.C.  ft   ft  mi and him Maker  HEDLEY, B.O.  F. RICHTER It CO.  General Store  A Large and Entirely  New Stock of Gen-  eral Merchandise  Just Opened., ���������  Prices Reasonable.  Give Us a Call!  THE V. V. & E. FIGHT  Railway  Kiotous  Times   in  Committee.  IMPORTANT  Mmir  MINKWATER'S LITTLE SPIEL  C.P.R. Fighting with Cunningly. Worded  Amendments.��������� Government, Has 3  Majority on Committee, but Defection  of Fitzpatrick and One Other Renders  ��������� It a Tie and Chairman Gives Casting  ������������������ Vote.���������Our Duncan Accused of  Swagger.  War Eagle, Centre  Star and  St. Eugene Acquired by  - Toronto . Men.  THE FIGHT IS WON  The V. V. & E. Bill Passes Out  of the Committee Stage.  WELL DONE DUNCAN ROSS  PRICE PAID IS $.825,000  New Ownership Gives C. P. R. Control.  Will Effect Le Roi Amalgamation.  ..fllfaila Meat. Market..  FRESH AND CURED MEATS  Wholesale and Retail..  R.J. WYNNE,  Tlie Pioneer Garriaoe  and  . Repair shod  HEDLEY,     -     -     B.6.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksrnithing- done.    :    :  GEO, H. SPROULE,  Proprietor.  WHEN journeying to the  Boundary Country arrange your plans to stop  and rest a while at the  IONA HOUSE, the halfway hotel between Midway  and Sidley. This is where  the stage stops for dinner.  Good . Accommodation at  Moderate Rates.  j. s. McLean,  Proprietor.  HAVE  LOVE'S  ���������?  . {From the Province.) <  Ottawa, June 22.���������When the Railway Committee of the House of Commons assembled this > morning, Mr.  Charles Drinkwater continued his ad-  address on behalf of the C. P. R. in  opposition to the Vancouver,- Victoria  & Eastern Bill. He did not believe the  Great Northern was sincere in its professed intention to build from Princeton westward through Canadian territory to the coast. The real object of  the company was to direct British  Manager Columbia trade. into American channels, to the detriment of Canadian  railways and Canadian interests. Tf  this is not its intention lettheV.V.ifc E.  accept such'a stipulation in the present  bill as will guarantee the construction  of an all-Canada road.  No Fear of Competition*.  It was not that the C. P. R.   feared  competition on fair and  equal   terms,  but that it believed in developing the  country on truly Canadian lines, so as  to conserve the country's resom^ces for  Canada's benefit.    It was no use disguising the fact that the   Canadian  Paicific believed the American corporation was seeking to divert Canadian  trade to its own country,  as against  Canadian interests and Canadian railway lines. It was J. J. Hill and American agression against the Canadian  Pacific and Canadian interests.  ���������     Plans an Amendment.  Mr. David Henderson, of Halton, asserted that no man in the committee  was opposed to the Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern if its intention were  to build from  Vancouver through to  the Similkameen Valley.     If the company was sincere, though,' in its professions before the committee,  let it  accept an amendment   which would  guarantee the building of the western  section.of the proposed line.    He proposed,   accordingly,  that the powers  conferred by clause No. 3. should not  be made use of until, the V. V.'&E.  constructs   its   main   line   east  from  Vancouver,  in-Canadian territory, to  Princeton, or some other point, in the  Similkameen east of the Hope  mountains, to be approved by the Governor  in Council.  Mr. Ross Declined It.  Mr. Duncan Ross, promoter of the  bill, was asked why he could not accept this proposition, and answered because it was an unfair plan to kill the  bill in the interests of the C.P.R. The  V. V. Si E. had contracts already let  from Oro Denoro to Princeton, a distance of 1(50 miles. Parties wero now  in the field, but if Mr. Henderson's  amendment passed it meant that there  would be no line built into the Similkameen this year, and none would be  built until the company finished its  surveys through the Hope mountains.  Meanwhile the C. P. R. would be applying to the government of British  Columbia for a cash subsidy to build  Toronto, June 24th. It is officially  announced that the cort-rol of the War  Eagle-Centre Star and. St. Eugene  mines has passed from the Gooderham-  Blackstock syndicate into the hands of  a new syndicate composed of Toronto,  Montreal and New York capitalists.  The,Toronto men areW.D. Matthews  and Mi;. Osier, M. P., while the Montreal director will.be C.R. Hosmer.  The price paid is stated to be $825,-  000, carrying with it real estate and  government bonds aggregating half a  million dollars. -  .  The deal will give the Canadian Pacific complete control of all Trail mining  interests.  The Majority was 18.���������No Possibility  of Defeat Now.���������Commons Will  Make Short Work, and Nothing to  Fear From Senate.  DOMINION DAY SHOOT.  A shooting contest and strawberry  festival will be held at Hedley on July  1st, Dominion Day, under the auspices  of the ladies of St. Mary's Guild,  Programme of Events.  (Commencing at2 p. 111.)  1st Match���������Prize,  "silver cup," emblem rifles, for. best score of five shots  at 100 yards off-hand:   Lyman or open  sights.  . 2nd Match���������Prize, " carving set," for-  best-score of five shots at 250 yards,  any position, with head to target.  3rd Match (ladies)���������Prize, " silver  spoons," for best score of five shots at  25 yards, Off-hand.  4th Match (ladies)���������Prize, " mantle  clock," for best score of: five shots at  50 yards, any position, rest allowed.  of times with the exception of the 2nd  match, which will be limited, to three.  Entries. 50 cents. Rifles and ammunition will not be furnished.  The above will conclude with a dance  commencing at 7:30 p.m. Gentlemen's  tickets, $1.00. Strawberries and cream,  ice cream and lemonade will be served  by the ladies.  On Tuesday the V. V. &. E. Bill was  again before the Railway Committee,  and this time the agony was over.  A message from Duncan- Ross in the  afternoon announced that the Bill had  gone through with a majority of 18.  During the last few days serious inroads must have been made in the  ranks of those who opposed the Bill  when they were given to understand  the folly of their course.  In the House where party strife runs  high and hard knocks are given which  tend to irritate, men who do not understand the situation properly will unthinkingly line up for the party whip.  Fortunately, though, the question  was one of too deep importance to ns  all to allow partyism or anything else  Lo blind us to our own interests.  Hedley Conservatives, with those  elsewhere in the Similkameen riding,  wired R. L. Borden in no uncertain  tones as to what their wishes were.  Greenwood Conservatives did likewise.  Doubtless others in the Interior did so,  and the result has been evident in the  vote.    ..v  All ye croakers who think the Great  Northern is not going to  build here.^.,  right away, quit croaking, for it is.      'V  The road will come from Midway '  and will go through to the coast.  Per-   *  haps it may go all on Canadian  territory between here and the coast, but  if so, it will be on a  carefully  worked ^  out route that will insure us good service and cheap rates.   If that cannot  he obtained on this side we don't want  it.' ��������� -     ���������������������������������������������'..<  The Similkameen has every faith in  the Great Northern's bona . fides and  will not trouble- about the  route,  -so  Contestants''niav enter' a-riv* number 'l������ng as it connects us with  the Boun-  A   Dandy   Number.  The Victoria Times celebrates its  21st birthday in a 44-page profusely  illustrated and interestingly written  "of age" number. With its own excellent engraving department, it was  easy for the Times to turn out a number which would set the poor country  publisher a-longing. While Victoria's  development and present business interests have first place, the number is  made provincial in character, being an  excellent epitome of the industrial  wealth of B. C. as it is to-day. As  such, the number will be fyled away  for future reference.  dary aud the Coast.  Don't be surprised to see active construction in full swing; all along the  route in a few weeks.  Without evasion, equivocation or  mental reservation of any kind, the.  Gazette congratulates Duncan Ross.  Annual School Meeting.  A Little Matter of Bells.  LOVE,  Druggist* ������������  H0{.  $|DKY GOODS  torn  FANCY GOODS  BOOTS & SHOES  Ijilinery in kateskSiyles ������  ������  ���������-\GK.VTS I--OK���������      .   '  | MASON <&, RISCH Pianos.  ButteriGk Patterns  I  ifi  fc  *   jpEDLEY,        -        -        B. C.  iJa*S*93*S3:-S*33:-3'3'S'3'33*33:-S*S!*"'l:-3i3fff  ;  Pi  HEDLEY & FAIRVIEW  NOTICE.  NOTICK i4 hereby given that sixty clays from  the date hereof, I intone! to apply to tho  Chief Commissioner of Lands and works for  permission to purchase ,'iiiO acres of land, oast  of and adjoining W. Bmytliu Parker's lnb'<*53, to  the west of Pojj Lake, in the Osoyoos Division  of Vale District, described as follows: Coni-  menoinyaba Post marked "T. It." thence 20  chains west; tlienco 10 chains north; thence 80  chains east; thence 10 chains south; thence (>0  chains we;-t to point of beginning.  Dated May 25th. liKW.  20-9 TI1.0S. ROADHOUSK.  a road through the same country. In  conclusion, Mi-. Ross promised that  construction would be underway from  Cloverdale towards Princeton within  two months.  Upon the suggestion of the Minister  of Justice a. clause was adopted in  amendment so as to give the Governor  in Council authority to determine! at  what points theV.V. <fcE. should cross  the International boundary line.  Hon. Chas. Fitzpatrick thought the  V. V. & E. should give an assura.net' of  its intention to build a reasonable portion of the line between Oloverdale and  Princeton without delay.  Mr. Duncan Ross answered that the  company had thirty miles out of Cloverdale already under contract, and it  was willing to pledge; the building of  Concluded on Page Four.  Does anyone know of any particular  breed of dog that i.s fond of live cow  with cow-bell dressing? Hedley has  plenty of curs, such as they are, but  there is a good opening here for a dog  of the kind described. If one can he  secured and he can be induced to make  his breakfast hours anywhere from .130 j term had expired, was taken up, ami  a. m. to 7 a. m. and his supper from for the sake of a little diversion and a  10.80 p. m. to 12. he should be import-: joke on "the secretary, some of those  ed forthwith. This suggestion is | present decided that there should be a  made with the hope that it may meet j contest. .7. A. Schubert, A. Megraw  with the approval of the irate subscri- and .Ino. Love were put in nomination  ber whose irascibility has been   heigh-   and a ballot was taken which resulted  The annual school meeting was held  on Saturday in what is known as the  Jeffrey building recently purchased by  Mr. "Winter of the bank of B. N. A.  The attendance was not very large  and it was particularly noticeable that  very few parents who had children attending school put in an appearance,  which circumstance it will be better to  ascribe to their satisfaction with the  manner in which the school has been  conducted than to any lack of interest.  A. Megraw was appointed chairman  and A. D. Worgan secretary.  The. annual report of trustees was  read and adopted: also that of the.  teacher, which was mostly statistical in  character.  Mr. McLean spoke of the satisfactory  manner in which the school had been  conducted by Mrs. Colbeck, teacher,  the hoard having a particularly easy  time, in that they had not been asked  during the whole term to consider any  complaint.  The election of a school trustee to  take the place of Mr. Schubert,  whose  tened from loss of sleep, and who  thinks that the editor is no good if he  can't put an end to the musical cow  nuisance. Failing the editor, he will  have to try the constable and make  his campaign sufficiently comprehensive to take in the whole range of live  farm stock.  in    the   election   of   Mr.    Love,   who.  adopted a popular platform that  tickled the fancy of all the other gay young  men who trooped to his  banner.    The  platform was "vote for John Love and  j a young school  ma'am,"  to  which' a  i wag added on the bulletin hoard, w-aml  i daily inspection of school". THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. JUNE 29, 1905.  Zte Ihdley Gazette  and  ,���������-���������,,������������������  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issneil on Thiirsdiiys. bv the ilnni.KV Ci.iZKrn-:  PlUN-l'ISC. AN II PCHUSUINO. COMl'ANW  JjI.mitkh.  at iredloy. H.'C  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year'....'.-. .S-'.OO  ���������Six Months.'   1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement, VI lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding oiie  inch, SI-00 for one insertion, ���������in cents for  each subsequent insertion! Over one inch,  10 cents per line for tti-st insertion and a  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Land Notices���������Certificates of iiiiproveiuentetc,  $7.00 for tiu-day notices., and ������5.00 for 80-day -  notices.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month,  ������1.2.*������: over 1 inch aud up to I inches', 81.00  per inch per month. .To constant advertisers,  taking -larger spiu.-e than four inches, on  application, rates, will be given of reduced  . t'.iiiirjjes, based on size of space and leiiftli  of time.  Advertisements will lie changed once every  month.if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes of toner than once a month  the price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  ; .     .  Changes for contract advertisements should  tie in tne olficc by noon on Tuesday tocseenre  .-a'ttention for that week's issue.  A   MEQRAW,  Managing Editor.  cd anil would,havebeen wasted;  the V. V. & E. "is not to cost the  country a soo. Then tile Senate  Was politically/opposed to the  Commons; now it is of the sainc  political stripe. Then it was a  j knavish piece of-legislation that  tliey were asked to sanction;  now it i.s gilt-edged paper.  When it comes up in the-Senate,  Ten-pieman with'a Liberal majority at his back cannot possibly, permit any trip-up-; besides,  the C P. E. themselves, if they  have a lick of sense, must see  that the jig* is up and that if  they want to hold their own  they must now.'try to keep a-  bi'east by moving-.instead of by  holding others back. There  should be no possibility of fail  ure in the Senate.  New Moon  ...3rd.  Kirst ���������final-.  10th.  1fi&'^3&" "W pull Moon  A^^A   [M    Last quar.  ���������195)5     .':'  "JUNE    ''-."     1905  Sun. Mon.  Tues. Wed. Tim. Pri. Sat.  12     3  ��������� 0                        . ���������   '��������� '  -4-       5  ���������0      7    ',S      9     10  11     12  13     14     15     10     17  IS     19  20     21     22     23     24  25.20  27.     28     29    30  The contest on the V. V. & E.  bill at Ottawa has 'developed a  feature tliat while at first view  appearing ominous 011 account  of the delay that lias been occasioned,    gives    encouragement  that the  bill  will  finally pass.  That feature is the  party line-  nip that has taken place on  the  railway  committee  where  the  parties are almost evenly divided, but even there the ministerialists have a majority of three  if they would all vote right and  it is up to them to control that  majority until it is  out of the  committee  stage   after   .which  there should be no further danger.     While Duncan Ross has  stood by his guns most nobly in  this  matter it  is  questionable  whether he has done it as skillfully as he might.     It is possible to court opposition by unnecessarily    antagonizing   and  difficulties are often made that  a little tact would have wholly  avoided.     Indeed the doings in  the committee as shown in the  extract from the  Ottawa  Citizen appearing in another column points to something of that  kind.     There is another way in  which this  opposition may be  accounted'for.    To the average  Canadian business intra east of  Winnipeg Vancouver is British  Columbia and Vancouver sentiment goes.     In this  case  Vancouver sentiinentjis not very assertive   for the bill   while  the  Province newspaper is  flat a-  gainst.      .Later���������Since    above  was jmt  in  tyj>e  it  is learned  that the bill has passed in committee by 18 majority.  China is getting tired of the  exclusion laws of this continent  and proposes to retaliate. A  Chinese poster states that the  government of Pekin will issue  an order against the purchase  of American goods, with a pen-  alty for violation of the order  and will proceed to have Americans who enter China fumigated at the point of entry and  charged $5 per head. The head  charge, is but a mild retaliation  for. the.-$500.00. per head placed  on Chinese,' but that will not  compare; with ��������� the fumigation  part of the programme as a letdown to the dignity of the  Yankee, whose boasting may be  pretty -rank at times'; but that  species of rankness was scarcely  thought to require anything so  heroic in the way of treatment  as fumigation.  Several interesting situations'  have been cropping'' up on the  railway, .question, and "specula-j  tiori'-was freely indulged in as;  to what' would take place if the |  V. V. & E. bill should be defeated. ��������������������������� There is talk in Spokane of  an ancient charter that is still  in force for the building of a  road into the Similkameeen and  that Hill lmtl 'obtained.-an- option on it. To people resdent  here this calls /up recollections  of the Similkameen and Keremeos charter obtained by the  Olalla Co. apparently as a Dominion charter for there seems  to be no record of it among the  l^royincial charters. On this a  survey was run from Princeton  to Penticton by Mr. Hi slop and  plans fyled. This���������'route would  not take them to the boundary  line and hence would not /serve  the purpose. The Daly Reduc-  tion'Cb.'s charter is for a simple  tram .line and was obtained under the Companies Act. The  ancient charter yarn is apparently just) yarn:V'K  ������O9OOO9CO0SO9O0Qi0CO6GOSOSOSi0eeOO0O0O00O00O0CO!  BRITISH  BANK OF  NORTH AMERICA  .     ,    Capital���������$4,866,666.  HEAD. OFFICE IX CANADA,  H. STIKEMAN, General Manager ���������  Reserve��������� $2,043,997.  -  ,. /MONTREAL  .7. NLMSLY, Supfc. of ���������'Brunches  BANKING BY MAIL���������Aeeonnts  of  special attention.  thereto and withdrawn at any time.    A General Banking Business Transacted.   Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  parties living at a distance receive our  Deposits can be made tlu-ough the mail, and sums added'  Hedley Branch,  L. G.flacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  .NOTICE.  The Gazette is not afraid of  any knockout for the V. V. & E.  bill in the Senate. Dismiss that  as an absxxrdity. The instances  are rare in Canada when the  Senate ever interfered with railway legislation passed by the  Commons. It is quite true they  threw out the Drummond county railway bill some eight years  ago, and in doing so, rendered  Canada good service ; but now  the conditions are altogether  different. Then a large sum of  the people's money was involv-  The result of. the Russo-Japanese war taken with the experience in the Boer war will go  to show that because Oliver  Cromwell fought and prayed,  arid did the one as dilligently  and in earnest as he did the  other, it doesn't necessarily follow that any thieving, lying sc'al-  lawag can, by loud prayer and  boasting, invoke divine assistance for the accomplishment of  his nefarious ends. These two  Avars, and the experience, in  each case, of the under dog in  the fight should teach the lesson that to attempt to  " rule without the law,  Galling on the Lord,"  is to invite a good thrashing; for  the Lord apparently has no use  foi*.the canting hypocrisy that.  will lay grievous burdens on  the people, and cloak lying and  oppression with much prayer.  Kruger robbed the Uitlanders  right and left after securing the  investment of their capital in  the country by false promises,  and he persistently refused redress to them or a voice in the  management or direction of  their own affairs Avhen they  .Avere paying nine-tenths of the  whole amount of taxes required  to run the country. Russia's  conduct towards Japan in first  stealing Port Arthur and endeavoring by lying arid deceit,  not only to Japan but to all of  the powers, to purloin Manchuria and ultimately despoil Japan herself, Avas not the sort of  conduct upon which the divine  blessing could be consistently  asked.  Neither canting hypocrisy nor  the brand of superstitious religion by which the Slav hoped to  win battles by mummeries Avill  go any more. Japan may be  be called heathen but Iter conduct towards her own people  and to those of other countries  comes nearer the true christian  standard of ethics than anything we have seen from the  Slavs. ...  Certificate of Improvements.  THE "GLEN WOOD" FRACTIONAL Mineral  Claim,   situated   in  the  Osoyoos   Mining  !   Division of Yale District.   AVliere located:  . Camp-Hedley.   ��������� . '   .  /  X'AKE. NOTICE that I. Clms. de Blois Green,  A as agent for M. K. Kodgers, Free Miner's  Certificate No'.-BTiXKU, intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the- Mining Recorder  for d 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 tlie  issuance of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this fith day of .June, A.D. 1SJ05.  iii-!) .-���������:',/',������������������ C. deB. GREEN.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  THE "CLIMAX" and " I X L*. mineral claims,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division  of Yale District. AVherc located: Camp  Medley.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Chos. do Blois Green,  as agent for the Vale Mining Company,  Free Miner's Certificate No. liliiOXi, intend,  sixty days I1-0111 date hereof, to apply to the  Mining .Recorder for Certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants ot 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 Gth day of June, A.D. liiOo.  21-U C. dcB. GREEN. ���������  NOTICE.  SIXTY days afterdate, I intend applying to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands cc Works  for permission to purchase 'itii acres of mountain  land situate in Osoyoos Division of Yale District, described as follows: Commencing'at a  post on Chute Creole, about H miles cast of Okanagan Luke; thence north St) chains; thence  east 40 chains; thence south SO chains; thence  west it) chains to point of commencement.  Purpose for which rcijuired: reservoir site.  L. \V. SHATFORD,  per.L. AV. Finlav.  Penticton, B.C., June Sth, lUOn.   . 23-!'  NOTICE.  SIXTY days afterdate, I intend applying to  tho Chief Commissioner of Lands <&. Works  for permission to purchase ������������0 acres of mountain  land situate in Osoyoos-Division of Yale District, described as follows: Commencing at a  post on South Fork of Penticton Creek about  lo miles east of Okanagan Lake; thence north  -10 chains; thence east SO chains; thence south  JO chains; thence west SO chains to point of  commencement. Purpose for which required:  reservoir site.  R. B. WHITE,  W. .Finlay.  per L.  Penticton, B.C., June 10th. 1005.  23-9  NOTICE.  SIXTY days afterdate, I intend applying-to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands cc Works  for permission to purchase 210 acres of mountain land situate in Osoyoos Division of Yale  District, described as follows: Commencing at  a post near lower cud of upper marsh on north  fork of Wilis Creek and about l(i miles east of  Penticton; thence north GO chains; thence cast  ���������10 chains; thence south IK) chains; thence west  10 chains to point of commencement. Purpose  for which required: reservoir site.  W. T. SHATFORD,  per F. II. Latimek.  Dated June iind. 1!105. 23-0  NOTICE.  SIXTY days after date. I intend applying to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works  for permission to purchase 210 acres of mountain land situate in Osoyoos Division of Yale  District, described as follows: Cammoiicingat  a post 011 west bank of Creek (one mile north  of Camp Creek) about 7 miles east of Okanagan  Lake; thence north 60 chains; thence east 40  chains; thenee south 00 chains; thence west 40  chains to point of commencement. Purpose  for which required.: reservoir site.  B. A. SHATFORD.  per F. H. Latimku.  Dated June 17th, WO.;. 23-!l  NOTICE.  ALL parties are forbidden to cut or remove  any saw-logs found on the river banks between the Indian mission below Hedley and  the saw-mill.  By order,  21-i THE HEDLEY LUMBER CO.  Groceries   '  s-Haxdv^&{' :t:\\::' ':"\:j:i7y  Dry Goods  ;  Flour and Feed  Gents' Furnishings  Sash and Doors  Boots ahd" Shoes  Lumber and Shingles  Etc., Etc.  CrtCM   -   JCvliVr*  .'  is  Stores-HEDLEV and PEINTICTON.  m  GEO; KHiBV,/lanager.  First Class  in Every liespect.     Commercial and Mining-  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Line. / '  A  ton-Princeton Stage  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  When ordering FLOUR insist  on getting MOFFETS BEST  Do notc permit your grocer to  Substitute, or persuade you  to take the Just as Good Kind  THE COLOMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO., Ltd  :    VERNON   and   ENDERBY,   B. C  Cawston 0 Edmond  **������������3^~>  <  (0  id  0  I  PURVEYORS  OF  ALL KINDS  OF  Fresh Meats  Fish  Vegetables  AND  Fruit  2  0  JO  PI  -1  >  HEDLEY,  B. C.  WE MAKE  One Grade Only  AND  THEY STAND THE  Heaviest   Fires.  INe\/e?r  Known to  F'ail.  We do not make  Thin Wall Safes.  V  .-'*  i  1?  I  Kv> THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, Jt/NE 20, 11105.  Town and District.  ��������� . Jas: 1$. Paton of Greenwood came  over on Monday's Flyer and is looking  after his interests how.    ���������  .1. Wirth has been having an .unusually long attack from his old enemy  sciatica.  The ladies' sewing circle of the  Methodist church purpose running a  refreshment booth on Labor Day.  D. Morrison, .superintendent of development work an tho Sunset group  On Cooper Mountain was in town at  the end of last week.  Engineer- Tracy was in town over  . Sunday.    His camp has  been   moved  to Ashnola  a  considerable    distance  ' beyond Princeton.  Mrs. Arthur Clare and family arrived from Yinir on Saturday night's  stage and are stopping at the Hotel  Similkameen until Mr Clare can obtain  a house.  Good progress is being made with  tho. Hedley Lumber Company's river  drive, although the waiter in the Similkameen has been falling fastduring  the past ten days.  F. "W- Revely has a, new assistant in  his brother Chas. Revely. The daily  stage to Princeton and the general demand for horses and rigs has kept  them hustling.  Mr. G. H.  Winter of the   bank of  . B. N. A. is at present manager of the  Greenwood branch, having taken  the  place of Mr.Belt,' who goes to the head  office in Montreal.  Jack McKinnon put in a bad night  of it one night last week with some  particles of steel in his eye. After having part of it dug out, he obtained  some relief and time, and nature did  the rest.  Mr. Welby expects that his stage  will, after July 1st, carry a third mail  per week. This will enable people' of  Hedley to send out mail on Wednesday morning, and receive mail Thursday night.  W. W. Clark left on Friday morning. He did good business here for  the News-Advertiser which enjoys the  reputation of being the least sensational of the Coast dailies while not a whit  behind its rivals in the freshness of its  news.  The mystery of'the. gun and the roll  of blankets has been cleared up, and  was found to contain no element of  . tragedy after all. The only evil* result attending it was the necessity of  cutting a few inches off the muzzle on  account of the rust.  Hugh Hunter, Mining Recorder at  Princeton passed through Hedley last  week on his way to "Victoria, to attend  the investigation which was adjournedfrom Princeton on May 17th. The  special commissioner who is to hold  the inquiry is Deputy Minister of  Mines, R. F. Tokuie.  The Oroville Weekly Gazette, published by Fred. J. Fine is to hand, and  is a very creditable sheet. Volume 1,  No. 1 paints the prospects of Oroville  in roseate hue. and a very good case is  made out to warrant the hope of  something much better and more permanent than a mere railway construction toAvn. .'   .      .  J. D. Kearns left on Tuesday morning's flyer for points down the ri\T.er.  He took a bountiful supply of ammunition with him in the shape ' of  life insurance literature to bag a few  ��������� risks for the Mutual Life of Canada.  Tho sport may not be as thrilling as a  bear hunt at higher altitude, but the  fur will bo of bettor quality.  Petitions.-ire being circulated through  the district asking the Lands and  Works department to build a new road  on tho Canadian side between Sidley  and Osoyoos, The crossing of the line  with tho mails is said to be the main  difficulty in getting a mail route established between the Boundary and the  Similkameen. Should the Lands and  Works department accede to the request and build the road, it Avill leave  the Post Office department no excuse  for refusing to establish it.  In response to the request of the  Hedley Board of Trade to have fire  Avardens elected in Hedley, Government agent C. A. R. Lambly at Fair-  . view sent instructions to Constable  Haynes to have the matter attended  to on ,a certain date. The date fixed  avjus June 30th, -but as that date Avas  too near the holiday with a possibility  of some being out of town to attend  celebrations elsewhere, another date  was asked for Avhich Avill in all probability be one Aveek later, or Friday,  July 7th.  1 In the ��������� illustrated ��������� plate shoAving  members,of the B. C. Legislature in  the Victoria Times "Of Age" edition;  -Price Ellison is dubbed Liberal. What  has poori Price done to merit this���������?  ; Campbell & Shier's store building of  -which VV. A. McLean has the contract  is coining on satisfactorily. There  will be two. stores, one for tobaccos,-  and the other lor gents' furnishings.  '< The linn of W. T. Shatford Hi Co.,  doing )misncss in Hodlcy and Fairview  has been formed into a Joint Stock  Company and is known as "Shatfords,  Limited." ' The notice appeared in the  last issue of the B. C. Gazette.  ��������� ��������� Mr. J. R. Brown of Fairview has  been gazetted Assessor  and  Collector  ,'of the Osoyoos assessment district, and  Peiley Russel of Princeton has l>eeii  gazetted to ' take   Government Agent  'Hugh Hunter's duties  during his ab-  >ence.  If you have anyone visiting you. or  if anyone is going away on a trip, give  in the names at the Gazette, office.  These items of-personal interest ihay  seem trivial here, but to readers at a  distance who were' formerly 'residents  of the district they are of interest and  are sought after.  Friday morning's stage for Penticton went out loaded down and two  'passengers were left behind for.lack of  -room. One of them, Miss Johnson,  teacher at the Nickel Plate wasihieing  home for the holidays, It was a case  of "valuable matter crowded out," but  tho assurance to that effect wasn't  'sufficient to overcome the disappointment.  Mr. C. E. Thomas Avas down from  Princeton this week attending special  meeting of the Licensing Board. Mr.  Thomas says that the failure of the  Granby Co. to take up the options  Ayhich they have recently held on Copper Mountain is no reflection whatever'  on the claims, as they did more in the  "way of ascertaining the value, of the  properties before they took the options  than they have done since.  Frank Logsden, sawyer for the Hedley Lumber Co., arrived in town on  Sunday night from Loomis, with his  bride, (ne- Miss Bell 'Chilson'.) - No  particulars of the event are to hand.  Mr. and Mrs Logsden arts receiving  congratulations from their . friends,  andinafeAv days they will take up  their abode near the .mill Avhere a  house has recently .been erected" for  them.  ��������� S.L.'Smith Avent''to Victoria last  we.ek. Whilo there he i.s Aiisiting the  education department .with reference  to a. new school. The department j  won; considering the matter of a brick  building and made some inquiries in I  that direction through Mr. Lninbly. i  The trustees hero, want a. two-room  school but Mr. Smith Avires from Victoria that as the department are ' not  prepared to putupa two-room building,  this yc-'.r it might be well to try to get  along by leasing,and got a good two-  room building next year* instead of  having a one-room building put up  now.  GGaOSCCCGGG&GZKXX&SGOGG^^  We have just opened -up a  .large shipment.,of-  .AND...  Mr Geo. B. Keyes came in on Saturday's stage and was a welcome caller  at the Gazette office, whore old times  of a couple of decades ago in Ontario  were revived. Mr. Keyes' acquaintance with the middle west and west i.s  spread over some fifteen years or more  in Chicago, Manitoba, Dawson, Vancouver and California, and lie is now  obtaining a closer acquaintance with  the great interior of B. C so' lacking  in the average coast dweller. As it is  his intention to investigate trade conditions through the proA-incc, he Avill  in all probability go through by way  of the Boundary and Rossland.  NOTICE.  SIXTY DAYS after date, I intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works,  for permission to purchase 160 acres of mountain  land, situated in Vale District and Yale Division; Commencing- at a post marked P. R., X.  W. corner, one mile east from Jjot 152; running  10 chains east, 10 chains south, 40 chains west,  and 10 chains north, to pointof commencement.  This land is bounded on the south by the Tula-  mecn river. , .  "PERCY RUSSELL.  Dated 11th June, 1905. 2'l-!>  NOTICE.  -ssware  / and can now supply anything you require in  .this line for Hotel or. Family  use.  We have a  good  stock of  Bar Glasses  W. T. Shatford & Co.  HEDLEY. B. C.  OIXTY DAYS after date, I intend to apply to  ���������^ the Chief Commissioner of Lands & works  for permission to purchase 80 acres of mountain land, situated in Yale District and Vale  Division. Commencing at a post marked F. R.,  X.'E. corner; thence running north 40 chains,  west *J0 chains,- south 40 chains, and east 20  chains to point of .commencement. This land  lies north of and joining Ix>t 151.   -  FRED RUSSELL  1'ickcv Russia..!., Agent.  Dated 14th June, 1905. 23-!)  NOTICE  Jas. Hislop, P. L. S. went to Princeton on Saturday, and it is reported  that he Avill make a recounaisance of a  route OATer the Cascade range for the  Gt. Northern. No man is in a better  position to do so for he has a thorough  acquaintance with the country this  side of the summit, and has gone over  several routes doAvn the other side,  some of Avhich are practicable but  others not.  Harry Robinson Avas called to Vancouver hist week Avith neAVs of his  ftther's serious illness. He reached  there just in time for Mr. Robinson  died on the 19th inst. Flemming  Robinson Avas Avill knoAvn about Fair-  vieAV Avhere. he did a great deal of de-  .velopment work on the Oro Fino He  was 52 years of age and had a long experience in mining, having syent his  boyhood days in New Ontario in the  A'icinity of Bruce Mines, He Avas universally esteemed as an upright; Avell-  informed and clear-cut in all his dealings.  Mrs. Colbeck left on Monday's stage  for her home in Vancouver, Mrs. Colbeck has taught Hedley school for the  past year with siggnal success. While  it i.s not decided whether she Avill return after the holidays, the; probability is that she may not. During her  term here excellent progress has been  made and perfect harmony has prevailed. The decision to return remains Avholly Avith herself, and  should she decide to do so the decision  Avill give the utmost satisfaction to all  parents who haA*e children .attending  the school. Before leaving she Avas  presented by the pupils Avith a purse  containing a $20 gold piece.  NOTICE is hereby given that. 00 days from,  A' tliis date, I intend Co apply to the Hon.'  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  to purchase 320 acres of mountain land, situate  on Wolf Creek (i miles North of Voigt's Camp;  commencing at Al. K Young's initial or N.W.  corner; thence South 80 chains; thence East 40  chains; thence North 80 chains; thence AVest 10  chains to place of beginning.  Dated Voigt' Canip.May 10th, 1905.  M. E. YOUNG,  21--U ' AV. 1). YOUNG, Agent,  Hedley  Livery,   Feed  and  Sale Stable  HEDLEY,     ���������-���������    =      B.C.  Strictly First Class Service.  Special Attention given to  the- Travelling, Public. >  Teaming of all kinds done.  Horses Bought and Sold.  OTEL  EDLEY  The  Leading  House  For  Commercial  Hen.   :   :   :  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that. 00  date, jC-inteud to apply to^thc  days after  Hon, Chief  Commissioner of-Lands and Works to purchase  320 acres of mountain land, situate on Wolf  Creek 7 miles North of Voigt's Camp* commencing iit Geo. AA'.-Aldous' initial or S. W. corner;  thence North 80 chains; thence East 40 chains;  thence South80cluihins; thence AVest 40 chains  to place of beginning.  Dated Voigt's Camp April 3rd, 1005  21--!)   . .   GEO. W. ALDOUS.   ���������  W. F. REVELY,  Proprietor.  Best Only Provided^for Table  and Bar.  W. J. Henderson, FroD.  NOTICE  NOTICE  date,  is hereby given that 60 days after   , 1 intend to apply to the Hon. Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works to purchase  320 acres of mountain land, situate on. AVolf  Creek 5 ihiles north of Voigt's camp: commencing at C. A". Shaw's initial or N. E. corner;  thence south 80 chains ; thence west 40 chains;  thence north 80 chains; thence east 40 chains to  place of beginning.  Dated Voigt's eainp. May 11th: lOOo.  C. Ai. SHAW  21-9 GEO KG E AV. ALDOUS. Agent  When in Keremeos  lEe Central Hotel  TWEDDLE ������. REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  NOTICE  NOTICE i.s hereby given that (50 days after  date. I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works to purchase 320  acres of mountain land, situate on Wolf Creek  4 miles north of A'oigt's camp: commencing at  David .J. lnnis's initial or N. E. corner; thence  west SO chains ; thence south JO chains; thence  cast 80 chains; thence north 10 chains to place  of beginning.  Dated Voigfs Camp May 12th. 100;").  DAAMl) .1. INNIS  21--!) W. D. YOUNG. Agent.  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that. <>0 days  date I intend to apply to the Hon.  after  Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works to purchase  320 acres of mountain land, situate on AVolf  Creek 3 miles north of A'oigt's camp: commencing at Victor W. A'oigt's initial or N. E. corner: thence west SO chains; thence south 10  chains; thence east SO chains ; thence north 40  chains to place of beginning.  Dated Voigt's camp May 13th, 1905  VICTOR AV. ArOIGT  21-9 AV. D. YOUNG. Agent.  ...TAILOR MADE, CLOTHING...  We make the kind which pleases the Avearer.  Splendid  new lines of samples in fancy and mixed tweeds and  worsteds; also blue and black serges of the finest  quality are open for your inspection.  re.������rtovre������tlr������g Ladies' and Gentlemen's garments a specialty.  6MPBELL, & SHIER.  HEDL-EY,  B.C.  Hotel of the Similkameen \/al1   .��������� ~������������Mn  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc.        :       :       :       :  Rates TVloderatee  A. MGDermott, Proprietor, THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JUNE 29, 1905.  IY IN  Is  A  Good,  Safe  And  Will  Make  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, fin which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"-���������the richest"gold mine in, Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre-of the  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  .small amount of deA'elopmeut work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town oh the route of the proposed  Ooast-Kootenay Raihvay; and with-the advent of this road,  which, is assured in the near future, it Avill '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 ������wi\iyLd....  1-3 Gash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  nr\^  lliose Who  f ..'���������"*  ^Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes:  For Roll Partieulars, Maps &tcf  ��������� rtlR-Rl-Y   TO ���������  L, W  SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  y, Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  The  Hotel Mclennan, mcfeely & co.. Ltd.  HEDLEY, B. C.  This hotel under new management has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  J. K. FRASER., Proprietor.  Vancouver, B. C  Wholesale and Retail  HARDWARE,  STOVES,  SPORTING GOODS.  ESTABLJSHED  1903  .Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying  lioyal. Mail,  Passengers and Express (o  :0:  Special Pigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public. :        :        :  "���������"���������"��������� JII"~IT"  ���������*"���������"������-���������"���������������  rand Union Hotel  HERRING & WINKLER, Props.  Choice   Liquors and   Cigars  always in stock.  Good Table and Comfortable  Rooms.  Ceire-ful attention to wantsof travelling  public and regular boarders.  The GRAND UNION is the nearest to the Avorks of the Daly  Reduction Co., which makes it especially suited for regular boarders.  ALL avhltk heli������.  HBDL.BY, O. C  ������llll������������dlMri'������fflW|-ra,|KCT'rer'''',''m'm^  :0:  ���������njamnixncnn  1  Single and'-Double Saddle   and   Pack  Drivers.     .......       ....     Horses.    Wood' for Sale," -������������������"''"'  HOPKINS <������b MclNNES, Proprietors, Hedley, B. C.  LIVERY, FEED a SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  -ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW ���������  AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  mnmmB3Kttmt  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  THE:imE. FIGHT  Continued from First Pag-c.  that much this season.   The company  was.prepared to promise completion of  the line to Princeton within two years.  Amendment- Defeated.  A vote Avas then reached on Mr. Henderson's 'amendment, which' stood sixty  to sixty, and Avas defeated on the casting vote of Chairman Archie Camphell  amidst considerable con fusion. The,  Opposition.members present, with the  single exception of Pringle, of Cornwall, voted for Henderson's {intendment. Hon. Mr. Fitzpatrick supported  the amendment, whilst Hon. Messrs.  Eminerson, Fielding, Prefontaine and  Sifton voted No. * The British, Columbia contingent all. went against the  amendment.  Hon. Or. Ei Foster pointed out that no  real evidence had been''-'given of the  existence of any engineering difficulties to warrant crossing the United  States boundary. He asked for engineering testimony on the subject,  Hon. Mr. Fielding suggested that the  clause might be altered so as to permit  of the company making'no alterations  in its connections other than those  absolutely necessary.-'.to overcome phy-.  sical difficulties on the Canadian side  of the boundary.  This and other points had not been ,  disposed of when 1 o'clock arrived and  the members separated for lunch. By  common consent it Avas agreed that  the agreements Avith companies for  American connections should be held  subject to the Railway Commission's  approval.  Pinions sessions of the committee  had been stormy. A few paragraphs  clipped from the Ottawa Citizen Avill  give some idea of the acrimonious  character of the proceeding. The  Citizen says; ^  " Dr. Sproule, who followed, Avas  persistently interrupted and gota hearing Avith difficulty. " T have been a  member of this house for twenty-seven  years," exelaimed the Doctor amid the  uproai-, "and I'm not going to surrender my rights to mob rule."  There was another uproar and some  one called out something about 'Or-  jingemen.' ^  "What haA'e the Orangemen got to  do with this matter," exclaimed Dr.  Sproule. "Is it decency or becoming  to members of parliament to demean  themselves in such a vrtiy ?"  Mr. Duncan Ross, promoter of the  bill, charged that the proposal to refer  it back Avas simply obstruction .with  the A'iew of delaying matters and killing the bill now that it was getting  near the end of the session.  "We'll be here six. months yet," said  Mr. Monk amid laughter.  Col. Tisdale protested against the  charge that the bill Avas beiug held up.  Mr. Belcourt thought the bill might  be gone on with with the exception of  clause one, Avhich could be referred to  the department.  Colonel Sam Hughes, in a vigorous  speech, said that if the bill was being  delayed it was through the ignorance  of the promoter in dealing Avith the  committee.     The minister of justice  had given the strongest kind of a hint  to have the bill sent back and the promoters should act upon it. , "The honorable member," exclaimed Colonel  Hughes, "need not think he can come  here Avith a mob  behind   him,  shout  ing 'carried' and rush through this  bill. If he puts on such a. swagger let  me say that measure, will not pass till  the snow Hies."  Finally the vote was taken and the  amendment to refer back the bill to  the sub-committee carried by the close  vote of 53 to 51.  NOTICE  Soutli African War Land Grant Act.  ("IKAXTS of land made to Volunteers, their  '-* heirs or assigns, under authority of. thin  Act, arc subject to the condition that such lands  shall have boon selected by the grantees on or  before the (Irst day of July, I'.HJa. Notice is,  therefore, hereby given that applications for  such lands must be tiled atu ('ovei-mnentOfliee  by that date.  . It. F. GltKKX",  Chief Commissioner of Lands & AVorks.  Lands and AA'orks Department,  Arictoria, B.C.. Mifcli May, l!!0;-������. 21-5  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.

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