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 *������ws^w^**m3wav:'������.i^^^  ^ ._*-,^._ _ '^^ljr.,.l-:.\fJ.CJA't^^^cS������^^.\kX3StSS&  ' ���������*"/3i^Sl!K"^#M3*a^^  ll"  ���������e A.u: V������if-l$ 1^,-ArmanjtiAmrj&qiwv uhhi wut> p.-  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.  N0/..8.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, MAliCH 7, 1907.  $2,00, in Advance.  '%  THE UPPER SIMILKAMEEN.  OF  HEAD   OFFICE, TOUONTO  " ESTABLISUED  1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND,. Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital. $10,000,000  Rest, - - - , 5,000,000  Total Assets, -113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in tbe United States and England  A GENERAL  NANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER. DISCOUNTED!  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  (Continued., from last week.)  Deposits of $1 and upwards received; and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole or any portion'of the deposit.  Penticton Branch J. M. Christie, Manager.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  barrister, solicitor;  notary public, etc.  Offices:  441 Seymour St.  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  CHARLES ^E. SHAW  .,:.''."." Civil Engineer, ��������� i. : ���������.";  Dominion and, Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders man be left at Gazette office.  tiEDLEY,      :      :      :      :      B. G.  ���������HOSPITAL    MEETING.  The Annual General Meeting- Postponed  Frpni Tuesday Night,  Held  on Friday Night.  R. H. ROGERS,  m.a., b.c.l:  SOLICITOR* CONVEYANCER,-  ��������� NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Power or Light  The annual -'meeting of the Hedley  Geuei'H?.Hospital Society, ..which*had  been, ;������dJoijrned ; from Tuesday, night  on aceount.pf, insufficient attendance,  was held .hi Fraternity Hall on Friday  evening last. ;  In the absence of the president,'-':Mr.  G,..- P. Jones,������������������ ..who .could not very-,well  get down* from the mine,- and also in  the absence of the vice-president, "Mr.  'Tingley,' who is at present in'Surmnei'-  iaiul, the secretary,F." ~H. Freiicli, was  appointed to the chair, arid R. S. Collin as secretary.     ���������'   '**'*'  After disposal of the minutes, the  treasurer, L. G. MacHaffie, was requested to give a statement of the  funds, and his report showed the following receipts and expenditures : , .  TREASURER'S STATEMENT.  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIST  (College of Liberal Arts)'  Will report on geologic conditions in the  v: unity of Nickel Plate Mine, and Similka-  :   Dependable  furnished..  niOQn country generally  and disinterested reports  H E D L E Y,   B. C .  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  .    . ���������;   .    ���������     V        ; :'.   RECEIPTS.  Cash handed over by old Society..  Provincial ..Government grant   Subscription, F. M. Gillespie..   1      '"  " D. G. Hackney. ���������.'-.  David Lonie   " *   C. Bonncvier   \Y. E. Burritt..,   Interest on special deposit.:-........  .?.' .815 20  . 1,000.00  .    500 00  5 00  10 00  10 00  5 00  .      25 00  15 85  Glaciation.���������During    the.  glacial  period .'the Cordilleran glacier covered  all the summits north of the boundary  line in this .belt,... The results, however,  show that the, glacier. was io'sins* its  great .power of erosion, and .was. rather  depositing its load.     This is evidenced  by the small number of grooved and  striated- rock exposures,  and by the  thick deposit of rock detritus oir the  summits  of the hills as well as in the  valleys.   Prospecting for mineral deposits on this account becorries' more  difficult than in  a region where the  strength of glacial  erosion  had been  greater1.    At present.ho glaciers occur  in the belt between the. boundary hire  and Princeton.     Many of the highest  summits,  however,  at the  boundary  line,   have   beautiful   glacial   cirques  carved out" of the solid rock on  the  sides facing the north.    These usually  have small lakes in the bottom filled  with .water  drawn   from   the snow,  which lies on the sides and rims.of the  cirques  until well on into the-middle  of the summer.  Though glacial .material" is widespread, boulder clay is rarely observed.  Terraces of gravel and sand and some  beds'of clay are frequently" found adhering to the sides of the main Valleys.  Hanging" valleys have already been  referred to as occurring on Wolf  creek, and also on the Tulaineeh river  above Otter creek. .  . The thick deposit of glacial drift,  though a hindrance to the speedy development of the mineral resources of  the district, must be reckoned as a  part of its eno'nornic resources in that  it has produced a considerable extent  df excellent farm and grazing land,-  which could be tirade to support a  much larger population than it now  holds.  granodiorite; while on the Roche river  it,is in contact with a band of syenite  gneiss.   On all other sides the schists  are overlaid by recent volcanic Vbcks  lying ii. short distance back from the  river   banks.      The   schists are  very  varied in character.   On the south are  micaceous and  hornblende schists frequently very siliceous and becoming,  gneissic,  and  holding some  bands of  greyish  crystalline   limestone.   "The  northern  part of the area, is occupied  by soft green,  spotted and  chloritic  ���������schists, with smaller.bands of. graphite  and talc schists,  the latter being'frequently mineralized and traversed by  quartz-filled fissures.     It has been impossible to determine the age of these  rocks,   and though   they have.some  lithological  resemblance to the. Arch-  a*an of the Shuswap series, they may  also   be only very  highly metamorphosed sedimerrtaries and porphyrites  found in other- parts of the district to  the north.  The limestones', quartzite and argil-  lites coyer a very limited area, but are  important as occurring with some of  MINING IN FAIRVIEW CAMP  How Work is Progressing at the Stem-  winder���������Interesting Sketch of Work  Being Done. >  the ore bodies in the southern  $ 2,110 05  KXl'ENDITUKKS.  Lawyer's fee for incorporating Society. $ 50 00  Fee for Government registering      " 5 00  B. C. Gazette, for printing notices, &e.. 10 00  'Paid for filing copies of by-laws  2 50  Ollicial seal and rubber stamps  (5 00  Express on    "   from Vancouver  150  Hand bills re meeting, and advertising  for tenders for hospital  1 50  First.paynient on acet. of building..'.'.. SOO 00  Books and stationery for Sco. & Treas.. (i 25  (>months'rcirt of temporary;hospital,.. 42 00  Window pane for temporary hospital.. 50  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,   Real Estate,   Mines.  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under  Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  :o:-  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:  TWINES and  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY. B. C.  S   928 25  Balance, cash in bank  *">1,487 80  He explained also that it had been  the intention to give a ball at Christmas,'but in the absence of asuitable  place to hold it the scheme had to be  abandoned. It was hoped that the  proceeds from such ball would in all  probability wipe out the amount of  indebtedness against the society.  The chairman gave a synopsis of the  work done during the year, referring  particularly to the letting of the contract for the building and the progress  made thereon. He dealt also with the  'finances.  Messrs. J. T. Armstrong* and .1. J.  Irwin were appointed auditors and  they were requested to make a full  audit from the earliest organization of  the.society in addition to that of the  past year, so as to cover the expenditures, &c, under the provisional hoard  of directors, as well as that of the  present board since their election in  August last.  The election of the board of directors was proceeded with, when all the  old board were re-nominated except  Angus Stewart, who had tendered his  resignation last fall, arrd R. G. Shier  was nominated in his stead. Following are the nominations made: G. P.  Jones, J. McKinnon, H. Tingley, L. G.  MacHaffle. F. H. French, R. S. Collin  and R.G. Shier. There being rro other  nominations than those necessary to  complete the number required, no  ballot became necessary and these  were declared elected.  SOLID GEOLOOY.  Geological work on the Similkameen  becomes  very difficult on account of  the  great variety and complexity'of  the  rock  formations,  as also  on account of the thickness and widespread  covering.of drift.    Plutonic,  volcanic  and sedementary rocks are all present,  covering a period from  Palaeozoic to  later Tertiary times.    Fossils occur in  the Tertiary lignite basin about Princeton, and also in the Cretaceous sandstones of the Roche river-,  but .the remaining.sedimentary, rocks-limestone,  argillite and quartzite���������are. either urt-  fossiliferous or   have  been   so   badly  crushed as to 'destroy any remnant of  animal life that .they ever contained.  Contacts   between   the   igneous   arrd  sedeinentary rocks are rarely exposed,  so that it  is difficult arrd very often  impossible   to  establish geological relations: Added to this is the difficulty,  in the southern  half of the belt,  of  travelling   anywhere   except   on   the  trails that have  been' cut by prospectors through the bush.   The latter difficulty, ���������however-,- does not hold in the  northern half where one can. ..usually  obtain   access   to   any   part whether  there is a trail or- irot.    The geological  boundaries then,   that have been traced, and the.ages in which the different-  rocks have been placed,  are  tentative  and  will be subjeqt  to revision  at a  later date.  The formations met with and their  approximate or relative ages are as  follows:  GLACIAL AND RECENT DEPOSITS.        :j  Tertiary.���������Volcanic flows, basalts,  andesites' <fcc, intrusive sheets arrd  dikes, sandstones, shales, clays and  lignite beds.  Cretaceous.���������Argill a c e o u s s a n d-  stones, grits, conglomerates and slates.  Jurassic or Triassic?���������Granodiorite  arrd other batholithic intrusions, porphyrites, tuffs and breccias.  Paheoaoic���������-Limestones, ar-gillites,  quart-sites, green, spotted and chloritic schists, talc and graphite schists,  mica and hornblende schists, with  some limestone and siliceous bands.     \  The oldest rocks of the district are  the Roche river schists, which cover  an area about the junction of the  Roche and Pasayton rivers. This area  exterrds from the canyon below the  junction of the two streams four miles  up the Roche river, and to a point  eight miles up the Pasayton, it's southern contact on the latter stream being  the batholithic intrusion of Renrmel  Copper mountain.    They also form a  highly   altered  and  metamorphosed  band crossing the  Similkameen  river  below  Allison,  and lying between or  under young. volcanics on the. west,  and the great mass of granite on the  east.'   They also extend some distance  south of Copper mountain uhtiLthey  are   covered   by   Tertiary   volcanics.  They  appear to resemble closely- the  Cache Creek series of the Kamloops'  district.-���������    They  -have   been   cut. and  greatly disturbed  by the later��������� intrusions, df igneous rock, and so: much of  these  beds. has  been  destroyed   that  they rrow frequently appear.' only as  islands or 'roof pendants' in batholithic  masses of. rock. ��������� The limestone :is verv  often  white and  crystalline, and the  argillites and quartzites are very highly altered,  and in  many cases have  probably taken on a crystalline structure.     In addition  to  the- metamor-  phism they have undergone'some;fracturing, and become brecciated.   .Much'  of   these   sedimentaries   is   probably  covered by volcanic flows,  and  much  also has been digested and assimilated  by eruptive masses of plutonie  rocks,  and  the parts  that remain  art; only  remnants of once  extensive sediments  that covered a great part of southern  British-Columbia.  A small area of green porphyrites,  tuffs and- conglomerate occurs in the  bottom of the valley of Sunday creek.  ���������These are .shown in the bed of the  stream as cutting through the enclosing parts of the limestones and. argillites. Thev are so intimately associated with volcanic.rocks, which are of  undoubted Tertiary^age, that it is verv  often difficult to separate the two, and  for the present, or until they have  been studied in more detail, all that  can be said with, regard to their age is  that they are later than the limestones  and older than the Tertiary. The por-  phyrite is much.weathered and decomposed on the surface and appears to be  an augite porphyrite. The tuff and  conglomerate are greenish in color and  consist of rounded pebbles of earlier  volcanic rocks. They also contain  some fragments of fossil wood.  Batholithic Intrusions.���������Under this  head are classed the  Reiiiinel granodiorite of the Pasayton river,  the syenite and  syenite gneiss of the Roche  river,  arrd the igneous complex of the  Copper mountain.    The Remmel granodiorite is cut across by the Pasayton  river arrd extends northward from the  boundary  line  for a distance of four  miles   to  its   contact  with   the   mica  schist.    South of it is a large  area of  Cretaceous rocks.    The typical rock of  this area is composed of hornblende,  biotite, quartz and orthoclase felspar.  On  the  same strike  of the   Remmel  gra-nodiorate orr the  Roche river is a  band  of syenite   and   syenite   gneiss  about two miles wide.    This   is not so  coarsely crystalline arrd   is so much  more basic in  composition as to be almost a. diorite,   but it is possible  the  two may have been produced from the  same magma.  The last eight months has seen many  additions to the extensive plant of the  ''Stemwinder Gold arrd Coal "Mining  Company, Limited",at Fairview, all  tending to such greater efficiency and  economy of production and treatment  that the management- now feel justified in believing that the rrext twelve  months' will prove the property to be  in their own words "one of the best  mines in B. C."  During the temporary suspension of  work that the 'fault, which cut off the  ore body at three places in the mine,  caused, tiie machinery and plant suffered no harm whatever, and the same  has now with additions been put into  such shape that work of almost- any  magnltude can be successfully coped  with..  The old "NewFairview Corporation,  Limited" underwent- re-rconstruction  and thereby secured additional "work- .  ������V i J ing funds to open up the ore under the  break referred to (which ore by the  way is the best that the mine has yet  shown.)  A new flume over a mile long has  been constructed from the waters of  Reed Creek to the head of the pipe line  and will.double the water-supply avail  able for power arrd treatment- purposes, enabling in the spring and early  summer months steam costs to be entirely dispensed with. A large belt-  driven cross-compound Rand air compressor has been purchased and installed in the south east end of the mill,  which has been' enlarp-ed for its accomodation, adjoining the powerful  Corliss engine that will operate it in  addition to the 46 stamps Avhen the  water supply is short; and a large stock  of supplies has been laid irr for the contemplated work.  Chief among these latter are a couple  of the new "Murphy" drills which cer-:  tainly do wonders in the way of perforating rock. AVith the self-feeding  'attachment and mounted on a. bar the  bit is placed where a hole is desired,  air turned on. and she is " let go " for  all she is worth, and the way a round  is put in is a revelation to those accustomed to the. old style drills. Two  rounds a shift is easier than one before,  and so successful have these machines ������������������  been in some preliminary work (a 20  foot raise 5 feet square having, been  completed irrside of two days) that another one has been ordered.  The shaft is being sunk to the 000  foot level from the bottom of the present 300 foot incline shaft, all new work  being perpendicular. A raise is to be  made from the present 600 foot level  which will come out at the back of the  rrrill and give an admirable site for  headworks, dump crusher and facilitate the delivery of ore to the bins.  Work on the shaft is rrow underway, and unless unlooked-for difficulties arise, by cross-cutting the ore each  hundred feet during siuking operations there will become available a  large amount of paying ore that will ,  amply demonstrate the value of the  property.  KEREMEOS  NEWS.  Continued Next Week.   ..������.   When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  And now it is known that the rumor  concerning the death of A. Kellet was  a hoax. At all events a letter from  him has been received here showing  that he is still in the  flesh.  J. P. Gordon, C. E. irr charge of the  V. V. Si E. office here has been called  to Midway and the office is closed.  Miss Lily Smitherarrr, who has been  attending Columbian College, New  Westminster returned last week arrd  is visiting with Mrs Innis.  The latest report orr railway progress is that the tracklayer has again  stopped work. This tirrre the delay is  caused by lack of American steel.  They have abundance of Canadian  steel on hand, but are not allowed hy  the American tariff to lay it in Washington state.  Mrs. R. C. Armstrong and her son  Robert left for the coast last week.  Ploughing was to start here this  week but the present dip in the temperature will delay it.  Darr McRae is at work irr the post  office having succeeded Mr. Esslirrg  who left last week. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH   7,    1907.  Cfee 1bedle������ Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  <Mied on Thursdays, by tlie Hbui.kv Ga/f.'I"  PllIXTINCi AND l'i;ill.lSIIIN(i Co.MI'A.VV.  Li.MiTKD,   ar. Medley.  B. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  of British Columbia lost control of the  V.V. SiE., but British 'Columbia basso  many more important claims against  the Dominion in the demand for better  terms and in protection of her property rights in the Indian lands that a  little railway charter is small potatoes  l'tr Year....  Six Month*.  ....--.S2.00 ' rn comparison.     1.00 ;   '  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices-Certillcutos ot'unpmvcmcnt. etc.  S7.00 for IW-day notices, and S5.00 for '-id-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. $1.00 for one insertion. 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for lirst insertion and .->  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements-One inch iter month,  81.25; over l inch and lip to .4 inches, $1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of Mine.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftener than once a month  the   price of composition  will  he charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the oni'ce by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A  MEGRAW.  Managing h'ditor.  Full Moon  2Ht.li  .Last.quar.  7th.  New Moon  14th  First quar.  21st.  It is to be hoped that the inertia  that is at present so marked in V.V.  & E. construction matters i.s not a part  of J. .1. Hill's programme of curtailment against the hard times visitation  which he says is only a short distance  ahead. In making'the prophecy he  assured the press that while his company would not undertake any further  railroad building until the hard times  had conic and gone; they would nevertheless complete all roads that were  under construction.  1907  MARCH  1907  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  o  10  17.  24  31  t  11  IS  o  12  19  20  0  18  20  11  21  2S  1  8  15  22  29  9  1(5  .23  ��������� 30  Manitoba elections take place to-day.  The. opposition i.s led by a young politician who has not had a seat in the  House, being beaten in the last election irr his home constituency of Portage la Prairie. Winnipeg has had an  addition of 10,000 to its voting strength  since last election and this has introduced an element of uncertainty into  the contest so far- as that constituency  i.s concerned.  in the manufacturing business than in j  mining, that 17 per cent, more people j  lose money and fail in banking than in j  mining, and that more men lope money' i  and fail  proportionately in any of the ;  professions   than   in   minim.".     So   I I  would   say  that   I believe   investing  money in a good mining stock is the  most profitable of investments,   and  very, very much the safest.   And why  safest?   Because  your security is the  ore itself���������actual money.  Think of it."  Jay Gould said : "When you invest  in ruining stocks don't look for the  biggest company, with all the risks  eliminated, for voir will never find it ;  but look for a good company having n  good proposition, officered and promoted by good, honest,' responsible  men; then invest, and do it quickly.  Don't wait to see if it proves out, for  that is where vou lose your opportunity. You must make money iii mining  by good judgment and foresight, and  not oh proven facts."  METEOROLOGICAL.  PHCENIX WILL  BE GOOD  NOW.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The  New Council and  Board of Police  Commissioners   Adopt Vigorous  Measures-Gambling Closed Up Tight.  The following are the r eadings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Mar. 2nd:  AT THE MINE.  Minimum  18  20  18  20  15  13  10  Average maximum temperature 30,85  Average, minimum . \ do . 10.28  Mean temperature ~ 26.56  Snowfall for the week 1.75 inches  COKKKSI'ONDINCi  WKKK OK T.AST VEAK  Highest maximum temperature 36  Mj  isimuin  Feb 21  40  25  . .  52  26  36  27  ;u  28  32  Mar   1  30 ,  2  28  During the recent election contest  the unusual activity of Dominion office-holders in this province was the  subject of general remark, and it was  pointed out that this did not fit in  very well with the excuses offered on  many occasions by Liberals for the  arbitrary dismissal of conservatives  from federal berths which they had  held and the. duties of which they  were dis. barging efficiently and without any complaint from the general  public. A particularly flagrant case  has just come to our notice in which  it- is seen that the postal service was  shamefully prostituted in an attempt  to injure the Conservative party in  the recent campaign in this province.  At Camp McKinney where .subscribers  had been regularly receiving by the  weekly mail, six local papers, four- of  which were supporting the McBride  government and two opposing, it was  found that orr the week preceding the  polling, four papers, the Vernon News  Hedley Gazette, Greenwood Ledge arrd  phoenix Pioneer all "turned up mis  sing" while the Greenwood Times arrd  the Vernon Okanagan were both allowed through. And neither has the  Gazatte of Feb. 7th reached McKinney. Now this sort of thing is doing  it- decidedly below the belt. The thing  however, was so coarsely done that no  difficulty should be experienced in  placing the blame. If the postal authorities are. rrot themselves as bad, they  will see that the perpetrator of this  felony gets his deserts.  The notice in the B.C. Gazette which  showed the Government's intention to  assert the  province's  right to the reversionary interest in all Indian lands  in this province which the Indians had  alienated by sale or otherwise,  is the  first evidence that the  Government of  British Columbia has returned the fire  of  Ottawa, marauders.    There  was a  time when the present government of  B. C. were told at Ottawa to go back  and  get a  mandate from the people,  before  asserting any rights on behalf  of the province.    AVith  the  bran new  mandate which they received on Feb.  . 2nd it is up to  them to stand by their  gnus.    Ontario too lias a. fight on with  the Ottawa, push.   Theirs, however, is  a simple alTuir involving the   right of  the   Dominion to  obtain   control over  railways in each province by declaring  said   road to be for the list; and benefit  of Canada,    in that way the province j  For the first time in several years  was the lid put on tightly by Mayor  Matheson and the city police comihiB-  sibners, arid the open gambling is a  thing of the past, for the present, at  least, in the highest incorporated and  chief mining camp of British Columbia.  When D. J. Matheson, who is'also  postmaster', and a resident of Phoenix  for some eight years, was chosen as  chief executive of Phoenix at the January municipal elections; his complete  alder-manic ticket was also elected.  The council nominated Aldermen L.Y.  Birnie and George E. De.y. two prominent business'men, us-members of  the board of police commissioners, the  mayor being ex-officio a member of  the .commission, it being necessary for  the provincial government to assent  to the recommendations. This assent  was received by telegraph and a meeting of the police commissioners was at  once called.  At the nieeting C. H. Flood, chief of  police, and over whose actions in office the scandal occurred over two  years ago, was summarily dismissed,  and Donald Gunn, heretofore an employe at the Grarrby mines, was appointed as chief. W. H. Docksteader,  chief of the fire department and assistant to the chief, tendered his resignation, which was promptly accepted,  and Gilbert McEachern was appointed  as chief of the fire department and  city clerk. Each of the new appointees  is well and favorably known here and  wrll be paid a salary of $125 per  month, which is an increase.  The police board then adopted certain rules and regulations, which do  away entirely with open gambling,  and the merry whirr of the roulette  wheel is rrot heard tonight in Phoenix.  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean  do 31.57  do 11.  do 14.57  do 30.07  Maximum        Minimum  Feb 21           .. 17 ���������'..'���������' 29  25:-..'.. 39 .. 21  '26           .. 17 ..." 25  27 . 43 ., 21  28 .. 40 .. 25  Mar   1           .. 31 .. 19  2           .. 31 ...' 19  Average maximum temperature 40.57  Average minimum do 23.28  Mean do 31.92  Snowfall for the week    0.      inches  COKKKSl'ONDING WKKK.OK  LAST YKAH  Highest maximum temperature 17  Average do do 12.85  Lowest minimum do 23.  Average do do 26.28  Mean do 34.57  HOW MINING  STACKS  UP  As an  Investment in  Comparison With  Other Lines���������Two Rich  Men  Give Their Opinions.  Just before his last trip to Africa,  Cecil Rhodes delivered an address.on  mining in London, in which he said:  " Mining has always been the quick  road to fortune, and of late it has become the sure and certain road to great  wealth, influence and power-; and  what you carr say of nations you can  say of rrrerr.  " I have made a great study of this  question, and have had statistics, not  only of Great Britain and Africa., but  of the world, carefully compiled relative to this proposition, so that I  might not be in error. This investigation shows that mining is as safe a  business as the old time real estate  business in a country neighborhood.  "This investigation further shows  that farming is more risky than mining, that 32 per cent, mon; people lose  money and fail in farming than do in  mining, that 20 per cent, more people  lose money and fail in the mercantile  business than in mining, that -11 per  cent, more people lose money and fail  Keep Posted  On Matters That Interest You  Your local paper is a necessity  to you, financially and socially.  But a NEWSPAPER OF GEN-  ERAL CIRCULATION, containing- the latest news of the world,  is equally necessary to you. The  "up to date man" will provide  himself with these two essential  features of progress.  In THE TWICE-A-WEEK  SPOKESMAN - REVIEW, Spokane, Wash., will be found the  very latest news of the world, its  matter including information on  politics, commerce, agriculture,  mining, literature, as well as the  local happenings in the states of  Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and the province of British  Columbia. In addition, its col-  ums for women, its popular  science articles, its short and continued stories, its "Answers to  Correspondents" and "Puzzle  Problems'' combine to form a  home newspaper that at $1.00 per  year can nowhere be excelled.  J ITS ADVERTISrNO VAIOT. <������  Perhaps you have Bomethlnff to sell���������������  farm; a team, farm machinery. You may  wish to buy something-. The be������t " possible  way to communicate -with people who wish  to buy or soil Is by Inserting- a- small advertisement   In  The  Spokesman-Review.  Farmers, stockmen, lumbermen and miners take  the TWICE-A-WEEK..  If you wish to reach business men and  newcomers, use the DAILY or SUNDAY  SPOKESMAN-REVIEW.  THE  TWICE-A-WEEK  RATES  ARE  Ten   cents  per  line  each  Insertion.   Count  .six   words   to  a  line.  THE    DAILY    AND    SUNDAY    RATE    FOR  CONSEOUTIVE    INSERTIONS.  reooooc  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,666.  HEAD OFFICE IX CANADA.  H. STIKKMAX, General "Mrimikci-  Reserve- $2,141,333.  .-.     .MONTREAL  J.-KLMSLY, Siipt. of Itauiches  BANKING BY MAIL-Accounts  of mirtics living-, at a distance receive our  . special attention. Deposits can be mado through the mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at anytime*. A General Hanking Business Transacted.   Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,  ~ -     L.Q. nacHAFFlE, Acting Manager  >ccoeccocccccoococccoccoscoccooocoeooo<  flOTEL-SIMILKAMEEN    flEDb&y, B. 6.    THE LEADING  HOTEL OF THE SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class  hr eveiy respect, being equipped with all  modern conveniences���������electric lijrht, telephone, birth:*, etc.       : :       Rates moderate.  L  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  J  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. ====  The V. V. & E. Railway Station will be in the  centre of the town.  Now is the time to get your lots,  before the first  train comes rrp the  valley.  Choice 1, 2 arrd 3 acre lots all around  town site.  The 10'acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a'few  left.    Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong. Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE (8h REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  1  1 time  30c  2 times    45c  3 times  ......... COc  1 time    40c  2 tlmc3  COc  3 times   ......... SOc  THE    SUNDAY   ALONE  Ten cents per line each insertion. Count  six   words   to   a   line.  ADDRESS  THK   SPOKESMAN-REVIEW,  Spokane, Wash.  Write your adv. plainly, enclosing amount  In stamps or money order for number oi  Insertions desired, and state whether you  wish    adr.    Inserted   In   Daily,    Sunday     o������  T-..������-i-a-W������8lt. .. .  st  %  st  No  matter  which  way  the St  Election went.     For ' JJ  No Need to Eat Grow  Prime Roasts, Steaks and Chops   f  See  our stock of fine fresh   meats.  Beef,   Pork  and Mutton  always in stock.  FISH FOR THK  LENTEN SEASON.  Cawston & Edmond  st  j?  x  NOTICE  Princeton Assessment District.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance  .with the Statute*, that, the Provincial  Revenue Tax, and nil assessed taxes under the  Assessment Act and Public Schools A el, are  now due and payable at the (iovermiient <>f-  liec, Princeton, for the'.Princeton Assessment  District. This notice is equivalent to a. personal  demand by me upon all persons liable for (axes.  Bated at Princeton, this A">th day of February, A.I). 11107.  HUCIH HUNTER,  ('OI.I.KUTOK.   .  7-2       s       Princeton Assessment District.  Rheumatism sufferers can have a  free sample of Dr. Shoop's Rheumatic  Remedy with a book on Rheumatism  by simply writing Dr. Snoop, Racine,  Wis. This book Avill explain how Dr.  Shoop's Rheumatic Remedy successfully drives rheumatism out ol: the  blood. This remedy is riot a relief only. It iiims to clear1 the. blood entirely  of rheumatic poisons, and then Rheumatism must die a mrtural death.  Sold by  .JOHN LOVE, Medley. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH 7,   1007.  '\.  REV ELY'S  S T A B L E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will bo attended to  by calling Phone IU.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  Town and District.  f HOTEL|  1HEDLEY  1  I.  Under   New   M an a gem e n t  THE IJEST PROVIDED  IN KITCHEN AND BAH  AND BTEHY CARE  TAKEN FOB THE COMFORT OF P A T 11 O N S.  K  |  s  GIBBON   and  Mcdonald  Proprietors  COAL  When buying your heater or range for winter  be.sure and get a coal  burner, to ensure comfort and economy.  VERMILLION FORKS  MINING   COMPANY  W.   F.  Rkvkly,  Agent,  COAL  SEEDS, TREES,  PLANTS  for the farm, garden, lawn, boulevard or conservatory. Acclimated  stock. Oldest established nursery  on the Mainland.  NO Seedless Apples  NO Pitless Plums  NO Cobless Corn  Just old, reliable, approved varieties at reasonable prices. "We do  do not even supply any kings or  presidents just    the     common  British Columbian i.s good enough  for our trade.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps,  Spraying Material, Greenhouse Plants,  Cut Flowers.  We do business on our own  grounds���������have no rent to pay, and  and are. prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before you  place your order.  Catalogue free.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,  Vancouver.  HOTEL FOR SALE.  ON the Similkamcon Kivcr, .'I miles west, of  Hedley.   Close to f.irent Northern Mnilwny  consti-uction.   Hood water.   Fine i'ni-k.    Pleasant surroundings.     Good reason  for selling.  Apply to  7-1 .IOIIN COSOKOV1C, 'J fed ley, B.O.'  The provincial, legislature opens in  : Victoria torday. '   ,"  John Love left for the Coast on Fri.  day morning 'last.  Mrs. M. K. Rodgers arrived in Hedley on Saturday night from Seattle;to  visit her father and mother.  Messrs Boeing Si Brass resumed  work oh the lock-up last week, and  will have it -ready for guests in a few  days more.  The first freight to reach Hedley  from points rip the lake since the  blockade early iir January pulled into  town last week.  Work was resumed on the school  house yesterday. The ��������� contractors  were short of a few necessary fixtures  to complete the lock-up.  Mr. E. N. Breed who accompanied  Mr. Aeberli to Hedley two weeks ago'  went out last week. Mr. Aeberli has  not yet completed  his examinations.  L. W: Shatford, M; P. P. left town  oriFriday morning for Fairview where  he had. some business matters to look  after before proceeding to Victoria for  the opening of the Horrse.  Latest reports from Bert .Tories who  was so seriously injured in the Britannia mine some two months ago are to  the effect that he is recovering. To  have survived at all gives, evidence of  extraordinary  vitality.  Little Frankie Richter, son of Ed.  Richter, Boundary Valley, Lower Si-  milkameeii fell off the verandah -which  is about five feet high, and broke his  collar bouts His father and mother  took him to Keremeos where Dr. McEwen attended to the injured member.  Fred Irwin who has been in the em:  ploy of Shatfprds Limited for over a  year left' on Monday morning for  Kamloops to take a position in the  post office there. Fred has made  niany friends during his residence in  Hedley, and leaves bearing the good-  "will and esteem of his employers"and  the townspeople. His departure gives  the baseball club another hard swat,  as he was one of the steady men on  the team.  Mr. J. M. Christie, manager of the  Canadian Bank of Commerce at Penticton has our thanks for the Bank's  latest annual report, done up in the  form of a neat brochure. Accompanying it are neat colored maps of Eastern and Western Canada, showing location of branches. An interesting  feature of the repoTt for British Columbians is the review of trade conditions  in the province for the past year, in  which a strong note of wholesome  cheerful optimism is dominant  throughout.  The Gazette was shown a letter  from Mr. E. E. Hard wick in which is  the very welcome intelligence that his  timber cruises are materializing satisfactorily. Negotiations for sale are  now oh that give pronise of speedily  reaching a very desirable conclusion.  While the turmoil of the election and  the uncertainty which it produced for  the strenuous weeks preceding polling  day, gave things a back-set for him,  the very opposite is rrow the case, and  he is about to reap the benefit of the  restored confidence, produced by the  people's decision on that dav.  On    Friday   morning   Mr. J. C. R.  Cootes, who has been  electrician for  the Daly Reduction Co. arrd Yale Mining Co. since  Sept.   1904,  left Hedley  with his wife and family beirrg driven  to Oroville  by W.  Hopkins.    It was  with deep regret that Mr. and Mrs.  Cootes' many friends in Hedley learned over a. rrronth ago that he  hiul tendered his resignation,  for they were  always popular in the town, and  had  gained the good-will arrd esteem of all.  As an electrician, Mr. Cootes thoroughly understood his work, and was at all  tiirres most considerate* and obliging  in the performance of it,  and  always  ready to   give,   information   asked   of  him in connection with   the working  of   electrical   apparatus   installed   by  him.    During the two and a half years  that he  had charge of the entire electric plant at Hedley he has  been  constantly re-modelling arrd improving it  as far as the capabilities of the plant  would permit.      Most   of the motors  ���������mid generators  were  either installed  or' re-arra-nged by him so as to increase  their effectiveness.     It was, however,  his   invincible   good-nature    and the  even temper which enabled him to   be  as agreeable one day as another, which  made him a general favorite: and  this  combined with his general   capability,  his   consideration   for  the  feelings of  others, and his  high   sense;  of honor,  made for him friends among all   who  can     appreciate    sterling     qualities.  Their  many  friends   in  Hedley  wish  The triick-layer is said to be about  .three miles past Oroville.  --W. J. Manery, of the lower Shhrlka-  meen, was in town yesterday.  H. Main has given up'the post office  in-Penticton. ���������'.,.  The cribbing on Twenty mile is being filled in, the; material being taken  from the creek bottom.  A communication -'is-to hand re the  Fairview "old skates." It is crowded  out but will appeal- next week.  Mr. E. Waterman, local manager of j  of the. Vermillion Forks Mining Co. of  Princeton was in town orr Tuesday.  B. A. Holbrook returned on Saturday night to resume his duties as  superintendent of the Daly Reduction  Co!s mill and cyanide plant. '  While it is still possible to cross the  Similkameen .river on the ice in a few  places, yet large .-stretches of the river;  are nowopen.  Mr, J. H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V. V.:'&��������� E., is irr Ottawa this  week in connection with the route  plans at Brushy Bottom. The matter*  was to come, up on Tuesday.  It will be a great relief to dwellers  at the mine -when' the tramwav gets  in operation again. , It has been a long-  lofty exile to which those resident oh  the hill have been subjected.  March came in leonine and capriqi-  ous, as it mostly does; and it is now  up to Providence and Foster to live up  to the terms, covenants and conditions  of the old saw, and dish it up lamblike from now on.  Dr. A. E. Higginbotham, dentist, of  Vancouver, came irr orr Tuesday and  will remain for about a fortnight.  Those requiring work done are requested to lhake appointments early. He  .hius his office at the hotel Similkanreeh.  Several sections of the flume ��������� received a bombardment from a rock-slide  last week that was rather destructive  to lumber. It was a. speedy way of  getting the ice out, but a more; agreeable method was to be preferred.  A. Nisserr returned on Tuesday from  the South, having spent the winter  with friends in California and Iowa.  Mr. Nissen reports times brisk around  'Frisco, and looks -himself in the pink  of condition. He. will resume operationsi on his ranch during the coming  spring and summer.  While the sirow is pretty well gone  in the valley and tne roadways beginning to dry up, there has been very  little, more in the shape of thawing  up at the mine than a little settling of  the snow. For that reason, the increase in the volume of water in the  creek has been hut slight.  The many friends of Robert Stevenson, father of the Similkameen, will  be pleased to learn that he is making  satisfactory recovery in Spokane from  a verv severe illness. He hopes to be  here this summer as usual to look after valuable mineral interests which  he holds in Camp Hedley.  In the Keremeos rrews it will be  seen that the. item of three weeks ago  concerning the supposed death of A.  Kellet was a mistake. The original  report came to the Gazette in a way  that was calcula ted to deceive, the very-  elect. As the Gazette does not make  a practice of taking anything back, it  won't do to deny it now, but we might  agree to the usual compromise of putting him in the birth column to even  things up. Therefore if Mr. Kellet  will come along one of these fine days  and open up construction work, the  Gazette wrll be pleased to put hirrr iir  the birth column.  Big Reductions  In all kinds of  Rubber Footwear  \WE have  winter  decided to clear- out all  footwear at greatly  reduced prices right now, before the  ���������'winter is half over, and done want a  single pair left when we take stock  next-month. We still have a full  range of sizes in nearly all lines, but  some styles will soon be cleared so if  you will require ai, pair before the  cold weather is over come and secure  :    :    :    :       them at once.        :    :    :    :  Laced Lumbermen's       :  2-Buckle Lumbermen's   :  1-Buckle Lumbermen's   :  Men's Manitobas, 3-huckle  Women's Eatress, 2-buckle  Reg-. Price  Sale Price  $3.75    ."."  '  $3.00  $3.00  $2.25  $2,00  $1:50  $3.50  $2.75  $2.25  $1.75  SHATFORDS LIMITED  Stores at FAIRVIEW and HEDLEY  NEW  ZEALAND  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  *."������������������-:  X  X        THE      ���������  Potatoes and Onions FOR  SALE.  A LIMITED quantity of good Potatoes and  -**���������   Onions for Sale.   Apply to  D..F. JELLY.  6-9 Keremeos.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknes, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.       :   :   :   :  All the wants of the travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  X  mm  X  X  $  I  X  f  f  X  K  x  x  *i  x  x 9  ^'^"^"^"*tt������"*t������^"*V���������"*to*^'^^'*^'^o'"^'^'p*,*?���������"^���������,^,^*>  I  i  s  st  3  NOTICE.  KTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that 60 days  x' after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and \v orks for permission to purchase one hundred and sixty acres  of third class land situated on the mountain  about ten miles cast of Okanagan Falls. The  said land is to include and surround a lake  known as Lang Lake, at the head of one of the  tributaries of McLean Creek, in the Similkameen District. The land is required for a. reservoir site, and is to be forty chains square,  commencing at a post near the proposed dam  site, JAMES LANG,  per Richard Parkinson, Agt.  Dated at Fairview. this 23rd day of January,  1907. 3-11  iheni all prosperity.  St  st  st  st  %  x  j?  st  %  %  s  st  st  SI  st  SI  X  st  S  st  st  st  st  st  st  st  SI  st  st  st  St  X  X  X  X  X  X  ������  X  X  X  X  Si  ft."  ft3  X  a  X  X  Oi  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than .'my  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.     Hates   moderate.  @  @  @  @  Dry Warm Feet  Is what you want for the sloppy  March weather. Ii A tiny hole in the  old shoe might cost you a. sick spell ;  cover it up with a pair of        Good Stout* Rubbers  and all will he well. IF To enable you  to do so at a bargain, we are still  cleaning out a stock of stout two-  buckle rubbers, arrd also some light  varieties. "I Bargains also in Shirts  arrd Underayear which we do not  want to carry over, and will sell at a          REDUCTION"   ���������KTKI'HOX HIM).-* & LIND.  Proprietors.  X  X  X  X  X  ^KVL������M^MVM������M^������M������MK^^Mn^.������^Xi''n  e  ������ THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE.   MARCH  7,   1907;  DISCOVERY OF TINSTONE.  Ottawa.   Feb.   14.���������Tinstone has at  last been discovered- in a  solid vein in  Canada.      Samples,were  received  at  the end  of last- month  by  the Geological    Survey   from    Harry   Piers,  Curator of the   Provincial museum  at  Halifax, and they proved on being assayed to he cassiterite,   the  most valuable of tirr  ores,  containing... 78 .polecat, of tirr and 22 per-cent, of oxygen.  The discovery was, made by Mr. John  Keddy,   at   Lake   Ramsay   on   John  Reeve's farm, three miles west of New  Ross,   Lunenburg County, N. S.    The  ore is found'in  semi-crystalline' forms  disseminated through a vein of decomposed kaolinized pegmatite in granite.  As early as 18(58  tin ore  is reported  by Professor How to have been  found j  irr  Nova  Scotia in granite at Tangier'  and Shulhourne, and latterly it has also been found in  granite drift at Tangier and  County  Harbor,  and 'in the  tailings at Malaga gold .district.'-  In 1903,   Mr. ���������E.R," Faribault,'-of the  Geological Survey, examined geologically the  New  Ross  region,  and  reported the occurrence,  of ores of molybdenite,   zinc, iron,   manganese,.copper,  lead  and   silver and   other   less  important  minerals,   and   he   recommended   the  locality as a   promising-  field for prospecting.    In the -Summer  report for 1000 a  reference  is again  made to tin; ore  bearing character of  the granites'of that region, and to the  rumor of tin ore having been found at  Lake  Ramsay.      Specimens   brought  then from that locality were, examined  for  tin,   but  they  only  proved  to he  zinc  blende,  a- mineral  which   much  resembles cassiterite.     Still the fact is  established  that the granites of Nova  Scotia contain valuable' minerals, and  chief among  them is tinstone.   More  exploratory  work should be done  iii  that rep-ion by panning tor tinstone  " along the\s"treanYs and developing the  ��������� numerous ..p.eguint.itic veins which cut  the granite.     In  the  reports" of.'the  Geological Survey,  tin ore is reported  to have been found iii drift at seyersfl.  pln-jes/in  Canada.      It was found  in  New Brunswick orr the Pokibk River-,  York County;   in. Quebec on the sixth  lot of the eleventh  range of Whitton,  Compton County, and in the gneiss of  Buckingham, Labelle Comity;   in   Ontario in minute, quantity  at  Sudbury,  and the Vermillion mine, in the-County of Denison, District of Alp-oina: in  British   Columbia  in a three feet vein  of pegmatite cutting- granite near Osoyoos Lake, also in Cariboo and Boundary  Districts:   and in the Yukon, in  several   tributaries   of   the   Klondike.  River,   but so  far, most frequently in  Bonanza. Hunker and Sulphur Creeks,  where   it   occurs   as   stream - tin   in  smooth,  rounded  pebbles up  to two  inches in diameter, which remain with  the gold in. the sluice boxes, oir account  of their weight.      The   discovery   of  tinstone  in   the  Laurentian  rocks  of  Greenland constitutes ' a claim   to attention -iij" the  fundamental strata  of  Baffinland,   where commercially valuable deposits may be expected.  PROPERTY  Is  A  Good,  Safe  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply* point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous. "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects.    It is the mining and business-  centre of the  Similkameen  the new.mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the .route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway;   aud with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future,  it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, arid town lots will bring-  big returns on money invested at the present time.  ^amaMaEuauam^B^mmwmwmwmwammmwmimnmmwmm  .'.PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ...  ".��������� .".'���������....    ... .$400 to $600  Other Streets....  .  . .$200, to $400.  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������������������������� IjQlyiYlO****  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who liivest  Now.  ^^^Purchase a few Lots before the Railway 06^==^  ;'; ���������������������������:���������:.<���������' For Full Particulars, Maps Etc.y  . ��������� -������������������   ��������� /���������%-rr***f"������i_'v TO���������.' -.'!-������������������  The Hedley City Townslte Co'y, Ltd.  L  W. SHATFORD, --,vv,-:^.%r^ ������,��������� ������������������,*.-'tijpfif'RV     R   C  Secretary and rianager, " ^.": III^Ij^J^I-^ I ,   U. W.  In the. "cyanide plant care was taken  during the "severe weather to keep the  tanks from freezing and the precipitation boxes running clear, to" prevent  corrosion or fouling. Mr. Hoi brook is  expected back shortly.  FAIRVIEW NOTES.  T.  D.  town.  Pickard spent   the  week -in  THE MILL GETTING  READY.  A Regular Overhauling of the Daly Reduction Co's. Stamp Mill Has Been  Going On for Weeks���������Now  Nearing Completion.  For several   weeks past  Mr. Reed,  the mill superintendent in charge  of  the   crushing   department,   including  batteries, vanners Arc, has had a gang  of 'carpenter's  at  work giving everything an over-hauling,  and  renewing  many  portions   that  wine  worn   out  with   the steady pound:  and  the machine shop has also  been   busy  on repairs.    The vanners wen; taken apart,  trued  up and   the  worn  portions renewed.    Some additional attachments  wen; also put on   to  lessen   labor and  economize tune.    One of  these was a  new arrangement for* emptying con- |  centrates.    But it was on the   battery]  floor  that the  main part of the overhauling  was done.    New  girts  were  put across  the   battery  posts,   these  being heavier than before and notched  in so as to give  greater  rigidity,  and  fortified by strap and bolts.    One battery post  that  had given out was renewed  in   toto,   and  the  rear-  braces  were all renewed with heavier timber.  The  battery   foundations   of   cement  were found to be  giving out in places,  showing that  their construction   had  been faulty.  Air important addition on this floor  is the automatic sampler which takes  the sample from the lip of each of the  feeders at regular intervals.  Mr. Reed is fully iu love with his  work and is ever on the alert to introduce any device which will effect  economy. He is making every effort  to get everything in good working  order ready for the start when the  water is turned on.  The Rev. Mr. Cameron was in town  over Sunday.  The Rev. Jas. Lang came in to a  meeting of the Park Ranch Co'y.  Harry Jones went over the mountain, bringing L.W. Shatford, M.P.P.,  back with him.      -���������  The Rev. St. John Mildmay, of Penticton, spent a few days in town, visiting the school, holding service and  appointing Mr. S. D. Hine a churchwarden in place of the late Mr.Lambly.  Mrs. C. W. Maloan returned from  her lengthy trip to the Northwest.  S. D. Hint is graduating as'a house-  decorator.  Fred Gwatkin burnt his eye badly  with red-hot steel the other day. It  lias been very troublesome but is on  the mend now.  The new shaft on the Stemwinder is  going down apace.  The snow is all off the flat and going  fast on the.mountain where there are  many bare places. All the same it is  leaving very late this year irr spite of  signs of spring.  Mr. Shatford weirt out to Penticton,  en route to Victoria for the opening of  the House'.  Dr. R. B. White was in town orr  Saturday.  Welby's stage i.s not yet running to  Oroville, awaiting better condition of  the roads.  The MINING  WORLD  Is the most progressive, accurate,.  widely read mining 'journal pub-'  lished. It contains every':week  the best articles on mining and  metallurgy as well as the'best  news and markets. It is invaluable to'mine owner and investor,  and is an unparalleled advertising  medium. ���������  Subscription Price $3.00  Foreign  .   .   ..... 5.00  ������4?+y&AWf+W4C+������*^^^  SEND FOR SAMPLE. COPT  The MINING WORLD  1420 "Monadnock Block. CHICAGO  Everyone should take his local paper,  and, if interested in mining and can  afford it. The MINING WORLD as  well. You can get both papers for just  about the price of one. Ask your local  publisher about it to-day.  THE   MINING   WORLD  and   THE  HEDLEY  GAZETTE  for ONE YEAR  for $3.00.  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING,   MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  St  f  I  X  I  st  X  I  st  s.  !  x  $  *  X  *  X ���������.  X- X  Frank  B. Mc Arthur,   -   -   Manager  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, ilanager.  Try  n\\V\\\\\'OS  Richter's townsite at Keremeos  Centre is now on the market. Good  openings for all kinds of business. T.  W. Oolkman, Agent.  A limited number of lots in Richter's  townsite at Keremeos Centre are irow  orr the market. Corner lots, $160; inside lots, $125. Terms. T. W. Coleman, Agent.  NOTICE.  OIXTY DAYS AFTER DATK   I intend to  *���������-'   apply to the Hon. Chief Commissisioncr of  " & w   orks to purchase 80 acres of grazing  ituatod on the east or left bank of the  Lands  land  Siniilkatneen River, beginning at a post north  of Sixteen Mile Creek, running south 40 chains  to Indian Reserve post, inarkca S.-.U, H. K. No.  1, thenee east 20 chains, thence north 40 chains,  thence west 20 chains to rioirit of commencement.  JOHN  GILLIS.  Dated at Hedley, H.C., Keb. lfith, 1907. (5-15  Vfctoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA^  Pure  and   Invigorating.  First Class  in  Every liespect.     Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos. and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  .   Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  Pain In tho head���������pain anywhere, has its raws**  Pain iscongestion, pain is blood pressure���������nothing  else usually. At least, so.snys Dr. Shoop, and tc  prove it he has created a little pink tablet.- Thai  tablet���������called Dr. Shoop's li -adaehe Tablet-  coaxes blood pressure invay from pa ill centers.  Its effect is charmintf. pleasingly delightful. (Sentry,  though safely, it surely equalizes the blood circulation.  If you have a headache, it's blood pressure    ���������  If it's pninful periods with women, sniie omiso.  If you are slwples.:-, ivstleas, nen-ous, ..'.��������������� I I ������-id  congestion���������blood pressure. That surly is a  certainty, for Dr. Shoop's Headache Table's s-tnc  it in 1*0 miniates, mid the tablets simply distribute  the unnatural blood pressure.  Bruise your linger, and doesn't it got red. and  swell, and pain you? Of course it does. It's <-on.  gesfcion, blood pivssure. You'll find it where pain  IS���������always.   It's simply Common Sense.  We sell at '25 cents, und cheerfully recommend  Dr. Shoop's  Headache  Tablets  JOHN LOVE.  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  From March 1st, 1907, W. E. Welhy's Stage will have  connection with the Great Northern Railway at Oroville.  Leave Hedley at..  "    Keremeos   "    White Lake  "    Fairview  . .G.SO a. rrr.  .11.30 a. 111.  ...2.00 p. m.  ...4.00 p. in.  Return Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Arrive at Oroville 0.00 p. m.  Leave Oroville at.  "      Fairview...  Arrive at Hedley.  ..5.30 a.  .8.00 a.  .0.30 p.  111.  m.  111.  Fare from Hedley to Oroville.  Fare from Hedley to Fairview.  .$S,00  .$6.00  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor  A beautiful drive over the best of roads.  Fast Stock  and  the  best of Drivers.  KxprcH*  4 cents  per  lb.  Express  2 cents  per  lb.  to   Oroville.  to Fairview.

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