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 ���������Up  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  Vol. IV,  No:- 8.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 1908.  $2.00, in '.Advance.  '..������������������  It  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1807  THE POLLOCK  MINES, LIMITED  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 the United States and England  A GENERAL RANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTlkDJ  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  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,    v  Gazette Representative Visits  This  Group.  Promising  SITUATION   MOST  ADVANTAGEOUS  Still in Prospect Stage But Has Excellent Chances of Making a Mine at  Minimum Cost for, Development ���������  Excellent Results Attending Present  Work.  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter, Manager.  CHARLES IE. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  , Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  HE LED FROM-A   SNEAK.  How   Bro.     Dallam   Fell From.Grace  With the Whisters.  flEDLEY,  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  '       M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice In Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      ���������  B. C.  W. H.T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Eta  ���������  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B.  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.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Bahnks, Prop.       Pknticton, B.C.  HOLLAND, KHKXC'H  AND  J A PAX  bulbs for fall planting.  Sefids-Trees-Piaius  for- the farm, garden, lsiwn or  conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties,  at  reasonable prices.  Please bear in niintl in placing your order  that our fruit trees arc not grown from  cheap imported piece root grafts, but aro  budded on whole root seedling, grown on  our own grounds mid from bearing trees  *  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.    CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the mainland of B. C.  m: j. henry,  3010 Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  ...   (LooHiisProspcetor.) ���������,     .      '������������������'*>  v"We are sorely afflicted, and peace  conreth not at our bidding.   "We have  lost cast among, and been excommimi-  cated by the-whist lovers of the .camp,,  unci it is doubtful if we are  ever able  to regain an honorable standing a mong  the"devotees of the game.     The fail  from grace came about by trying to  play a joke among staid and intensely  interested whist players in a recent  game in which we held a hand.   After  the. deal we picked up  the cards and  had a cold chill at discovering that we  were possessed of no card above a nine  spot.    But we had a short suit.* We  realize how   degrading   it  is   to lead  from a sneak, but just for a lark we  slid out*the card.    It was ,just in our  opponents'  nritt.     Fourth hand joyfully nailed the trick with the king and  came gayly back with the ace.     Then  we trumped.    We have seen the effect  of an injudicious remark   at  a   wake '  we have been present at some pretty  warm political    ructions,    we    have  heard the vocal eruption over a fan tan  game, but they were tame in comparison with the clamor over-   that sneak  lead.   Our lady opponent made a casual remark   that  we  did   not exactly  catchl   A friend well up in' Irish,  Es-  quimou and other rare languages said  it was  "Et tu Brute," .whatever  that  means, but to our uneducated ear it  sounded like "Oh, you brute."   It did  rrot wholly break up the party,  but a.  lower  temperature     was    noticeable J  about the premises, arrd for the  balance of the evening we  continued   to  shrivel up under the influence  of   the  stony stare. .-������������������-"���������  Volume II,. part  2   of   Mr. Justice  Martin's Mining and Water Cases of  British Columbia is the latest publication issued by that rioted firm of legal  publisher's,  the Carswell  Co.  Ltd. of  Toronto,  and  we are safe  in saying  that no book issued by them for- some  time will be more eagerly sought after  by the legal fraternity of this province  than this volume.     Neither will  the  interest in its publication  he confined  to the members of the legal profession,  for   the mining   industry  in British  Columbia,  whose .-mineral    resources  form so an importantan asset is bound  to make evei-y  person engaged in  it  interested to a more or less degree  in  the last word given ex cathedra, on the  subject of mining law.   Mr.   Justice  Martin  is   acknowledged    to   be the  highest authority on   mining law  in  this province, arrd in this volume as in  all other's he has published,  erudition  is  not  allowed   to  impair-    lucidity,  which .makes it all the more valuable  for the layman.   The whole work .completed up to date is a most exhaustive  affair for it contains all eases of British  Columbia from earliest time up to the  end of 1907.   And in dealing also with  all the water cases under and before  the passing of the Water Clauses Consolidation Act,    a matter of equally  wide if not wider moment than that  of mining itself will be found to exist.  Mr. Justice Martin has placed the province under obligation to him for the  compilation of these excellent volumes.   aa.  Subscribe for The Hedley Gazette.  Its situation across the Siniilkameen  river, which has heretofore nrade it  difficult of access from Hedley, and  the fact'that development work has  only been carried on at intervals during the past two or three years, has  prevented the Gazette from making a  visit to. the Pollock group of mines up  to this time. Last week, however,  taking advantage of the ice on the  river and the work now in progress, a  trip to the property was made on  Thursday, in company with Mr. J: D.  Brass; and the showings to be seen  were such as to amply repay the strerr-  uousness of a February climb up a  stiff piece of mountain.  The Pollock group is situated across  the river on the watershed between  Stirling creek and Henry creek, and is'  reached at present by crossing the  river at G. B. "Lyon's ranch, from  which a trail runs up the river along  the face of the steep mountain side to  the mouth of and crossing Henry creek  and begins switch-backing the mountain beyond until a certain elevation is  gained, after which it winds back into  the basin of Henry creek for the rest  of the way.  ' The group consists of five claims, the  principal ones being the Martin and  the Maple Leaf, although the Daisy  fraction and Pine Knot fraction cover  important ground between, and lower-  down in the basin of Henry creek is  the Minnehaha which is well timbered  and rounds out the group.    ���������  The ownership is vested in the Pollock Mines, Limited, a company which  was formed in 1905 and incorporated  under the Companies Act. The capitalization is 1,000,000 shares at $1 per-  share, and of this 500,000 shares were  set aside for treasury, and there are  410,000 shares of treasury stock still  unsold. The company also owns the  Mound and Copper Cliff, on Nickel  Plate mountain. The officers of the  company are: President, H. C. Pollock,  secretary, C. E. Oliver, arid directors,  E. A. C. Studd, J. E. Gladden and H.  W. Yates. The claims were all located  by H. C. Pollock in 1900. -  A feature which strikes one is the  considerable amount   of  exploratory  Avork done and the good results which  have been obtained.   On  the Martin  where the work  has been carried on  this winter are   seven   openings,   all  proving the existence of a. good strong-  looking  lead with  a strike of about  north 25 degrees  east and a   clip of  about 40 degrees westward, although  in   both  shafts  it  is seen that the dip  changes and the vein  straightens  up  very much.   On this vein two shafts  have been sunk,  one (50 feet deep and  the other about 55  feet deep,  out of  which  two good dumps of ore have  been taken.    During the present winter- two  tunnels  have  been run in on  this vein.    One which has been driven  a little over 50 feet cut  the  vein at  about 35 feet,  and" on cutting across  the vein'to the hanging wall showed a  width of 14 feet of ore,  which  is free  milling and  parrs   well   all   the way  quite deep all over the Martin  claim,  making prospecting mjire difficult) was  in about GOfeetand at the top of  the  tunnel was just breaking'through the  foot-wall of the vein.   This tunnel like  the other will be-driven across the vein  arrd tho hanging wall cut, so as to determine its width and the character- of  the ground beyond  the. hanging wall.  This will  enable   comparisons .to-'-be  made  and'' deductions  to  be   drawn.  'Still another cutting was being made  farther- south  for the vein Avhich will  in all probability be driven to intersect  before work is stopped ; and by means  "of this, sufficient data Avill have  been  obtained to permit -'summing up with  reasonable accuracy   the   extent and  value of the known portion of the vein  on   this  claim.     As for values,   they  have been found on extensive assaying  both from  tunnels and shafts  to be  very satisfactory,   going more often  above $50 per ton than below $20, and  PROVINCIAL  S  Long Debate Over Estimates  ��������� Oliver Is Chief  Critic.  SIMILKAMEEK  TO' TIIE  FORE  The General Maintenance .Vote Together  With Special Votes and the Supple-  meritaries, Brings Similkameen's  Share Higher Than Ever.    ,^  what is more encouraging still in the  case of a free-milling property, it pans  Avell all over. This is a feature Avhich  will always appeal to the mill-man ;  for as a rule where the gold is not to  he found readily in the* pan it is not  likely to show up in paying quantities  in the batteries or on the plates.  On the Maple Leaf about 500 feet  higher up the mountain are two parallel, veins, the strike of.each of which is  much the same as that on the Martin  and horizontally about 1,300 feet west  of the Martin vein. The lower and  smaller- of these tAvo has been opened  in five places and is lying much flatter  than the Martin although its dip like  that on the Martin is also to the west.  The character of the ore is much the  same and the values likewise, although  it would possibly yield a bigger percentage of concentrates for the arseno-  pyrite appeared more in evidence.  One of the five openings is a tunnel 45  feet in on the vein.  On the upper vein of the Maple Leaf  there sire seventeen openings along" a  distance of about 500 feet .all shoAving  a strong lea'd with strike almost north  and south and dip 40 degrees to the  Avest.   There is less  wash on the surface, and exposures of the vein  could  be more easily made.   Here, as on the  Martin, the vein appears to he a fissure  in  the  rnonzonite,  the .hanging Avail  showing in all the cuttings being Avell  defined, and in some of them the Avidth  of vein showed 20 feet.   Here the best  values are on the hanging Avail.   From  this point the stamp-mill of the Daly  Reduction Co. at Hedley is in plain  view  and the rumble of the stamps  could be distinctly heard.  , A comfortable cabin has been built  on the-Pine Knot fraction, close beside  Henry creek," which can accommodate  a small Avorking force, and this Avinter  the force which has driven in over 100  ft. of tunnel is Messrs. Pollock, Oliver,  Gladden and Yates, all of them directors of the company, so it Avill be seen  that all the.  board are live  members  Avith no guinea-pig element in it.  And  when one notes the great amount of  development   work   which   has   been  done,  and quantity and value of ore  exposed, Avith the treasury stock still  almost intact, the outlook appears particularly  bright, especially when the  advantages are summed up.  When we speak of advantages it Avill  only be necessary to enumerate a. few  The reA'enuc of the province for the  nine months ending March 31st, 1909,  is estimated by the Finance Minister-  in his statement brought down last  Aveek in the Legislature, at $3,143,27(5.-  00. The estimated expenditure for the  same period i.s $3,002,311.56. This takes  no account of the sum which probablj-  Avill be set, aside for the superannuation fund under the new Civil Service  Act--$200,000.  .The statement brought down is only  for nine "months, owing to the change  which has been made in the fiscal year.  After the present fiscal year-, which  ends June 30th, 1908, the fiscal year  Avill he the same as that of the Dominion. It Avill end March 31st of each  ensuing year. '.������������������*>  For civil government, salaries, etc.,  $249,960 is^ estimated to be required.  The total amount for a year ou this  basis Avould be $333,280, as compared  with $240,442 for the previous fiscal  year.  A number of additional clerks have  been appointed in the various land registry offices and elsewhere. Some increases in salaries are also provided for.  The increase of $400 a-yeai; in the  members' sessional indemnities  amounts in all to $16,800.  ; An increase of $1,000 is provided for  in the Premier's annual alloAA'ance,  while the salaries of ministers are increased from $4,000 to $5,000 per- year.  ESTIMATED   EXPENDITURE.  The Finance Minister's summary of  the expenditure isi as -follows :.  Publie debt.........-'. ....$���������'' 282,509.56  Civil Govt, (salaries).....       249,960.00  Administration of justice.  (salaries)    ......:       104,552.00  Legislation         65,440.00  Public institutions (maintenance ) ........        152,945.00  Hospitals and charities..       153,925.00  Administration of justice  (other than salaries).. 97,000.00  Education  382.325.00  Transport............... 27,000.00  Revenue services .... 37,000.00  Public Works .' ":.... 1,255,960.00  Miscellaneous  193,695.00  Total' $ 3,002,311.50  KOADS, STREETS, BRIDGES & AVHARVES        10,450.00  to slrow  how  great   these  are.     The  across. The ore is a white quartz very  friable and slightly mineralized with  pyrite, ar-senopyrite and ziucbleude,  the ar-senopyrite predominating. On  both foot and hanging walls is the  marked selvage or gouge of the true  fissure, which in this case seems to be  cutting the rnonzonite eruptive so well  knoAvn in Camp Hedley from its frequent occurrence, especially on the  Kingston where in the early days of  the camp it used to be referred to as  the Kingston granite to distinguish it  from the granite more commonly met  with. The other tunnel farther north  Avhich had to go through a greater  depth of wash (and here the wash is  steep hillside lends itself admirably to  tunnelling ; the ground is easily work-  ed,  making  it possible   to   prosecute  development work and ore extraction  with hand steel without the necessity  of power-drills  until harder ground is  encountered at lower levels,   by which  time the property should turn out bullion  far over  to equip itself.    At the  foot of the mountain is the located line  of the V. V. &.E.,  and an aerial tram  of not over- half a mile could land the  ore into a mill down on the river along  side  the  railway tracks.     In  Henry  creek there  is  water enough the year  round to supply the  batteries without  any expensive   ft inning   or   pumping  from the river; and for fuel, coal could  be dumped into a bin at the  mill from  the railway  cars.     All expenses   for  haulage of machinery to instal a mill  or to ship off concentrates-would  be  cut out,  for it Avould be simply a, matter of putting off and on the   cars.  Then in operation of a mill the friable  character of the ore should increase  the duty per stamp of a mill to a very  Albemi District.  Atlin *��������� .  Cariboo " .  Chilli wack   " .  Columbia     " .  Coniox " .  Cowichan     " .  Cranbrook   " .  Delta- " .  Dewdney      " .  Esquiinalt    " .  Femie " .  Grand Forks " .  Greenwood  "  The Islands " .  Kamloops    " .  15,000.00  0,660.00  5,000.00  15,000.00  17,000.00  9,(XX).00  5,000.00  1,500.00  20,000.00  11,000.00  22,950.00  7,300.00  7,000.00  8,000.00  15,000.00  24,000.00  14,000.00  2,700.00  7,000.00  3S.000.00  17,000.00  19.000.00  34,750.00  28,000.00  17,600.00  7,000.00  26,000.1X1  8,000.00  Continued on Page Four.  Kaslo  Lillooet "       Naniainio City "    Newcastle    "       Okanagan    "       Revelstoke   "       Richmond    "       Similkameen "   Skeerra "       Slocari ���������'         Yale "       Ymir "       Road, Errder-by-Mabel Lake  "   west side of Okanagan  Lake .'...       5,000.00  "   Bear Creek        4,000.00  "   Twenty-Mile. Creek...     10,000.00  By this it will be seen that Similkameen has fared right royally, and its  representative is to be congratulated.  In addition to the above is the supplementary vote of $3,780, and irr the  bridge vote a bridge at Keremeos is  provided for and Keremeos i.s also to  get a new school house, bringing the  total vote for the riding higher than  it has ever- been. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,. MARCH 5, 1908.  ��������� and.  Similkameen Advertiser.  ling spree in Cobalts revealed  to them the fact that they had  been skinned by mostly the  same   old.  crowd with   whom  Issued on-riiursiliiys. by the Hkih.kv Gazk-ith j ...  i'Ki.vn.vfi am. runnsniNci cdmi-an-v.      : tliey  dropped   their   money  in  Li.mivki),  at, Hedley.' H. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per A"oar   .Six "Months..  ! $2,110 '  .  I.IHl'  Advertising Rates  Measurement. Hi lines to tho inch.  Land Notices���������Cortlllcnte's of improvement, etc.  ST'dO for M-day notices, unci $5.00 for 30-clay  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, ������1.00 for. cum insertion, '25 cents for  ouch subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  1(1 cents per Hue for tirst insertion and .1  cents per lino for each subsequent insertion.  ,-Ti-tir.Kioiits payable in ndvance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  ������1.;.'.*>; over I incli nnd up to I inches. Si.00  per inch permotith. To constant ndvertisers  tukiaif laryor space than four inches, on  application, rates will-lie given of reduced  chn.ryos.' based on size of space and lonyt'h  of time.  Advertisements will bo changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. Vw. eliaiiges oftcuer tlmn'oiice u month  the  price of composition  will  bo charged at  regular rates.,  ,    Changes for eontniet advertisements should  he in the o/Hce by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  j B. C:stocks ; for after all, 'most  of the stock-jobbing in B. C.  mining stocks was not done by  residents of 23ritish Columbia  but by easterners themselves  who were fleecing each other.  In the meantime B. C. mines  were increasing their output,  and mineral statistics went to  show it was here the wealth  from Canada's rniuqs was being  produced. >  When (therefore a i;o!-a wakening of interest������������������ iii British Columbia, mining comes about, as  Last, year the Rossland Miner issued j  a calendar on Avhich was a portrait of I  tin; late   Father    Pat.     The  Gazette!  wnitt- fur ;i copy and rec-L-iv.iid from tbn i  editor of the Miner several  copies of  the portrait with the information that I  this year they did notjssue the calendar.    The Gazette extends thanks for  the   pictures    received,   and    will  be  pleased'to supply copies to u  few  old  friends of Father Pat- in, this' vicinity.  'The supply is limited, and only  those  who are particularly.desirous of securing a copy can be supplied.  1836  THE BANK OF  1908-  METEOROLOGICAL.  A. MEGRAW, .V.ahajrlnR Kdltor.  Full Moon  17fcli  Last quar.  ,- Until.  1908  :s&&&  Xow Moon  ' -,-   and  First quar.  !)th.  MAR.  1908  A_'_  Sun. iuon. Tucs. Wc������i. Tlui.Tri. Sat,  ��������� 1  2  ��������� >  8  9*  .10  15  ��������� 1.6  !7  22  28  21-  29  30  31  4.  11  IS  2o  o  .12  19  0  13  20  27  14  :21  2S  THE TARDY AWAKENING    *  ./���������*  * Some profess to   see   in   the  -.signs of the times a.re-awakening of interest   in   the   mining  industry in this province.    For  fully a decade mining has been  side-tracked by  investors   who  seemed  to-prefer   almost any  other   kind   of   investment   to  that  of   putting   their   money  into   a   ruining   venture.  ' The,  boom   of   18QG-7-8. proved .the  grave for large suiris of money  paid out for mining  stocks   by  people who   knew   nothing   of  mining and  were thus unable,  for lack of knowledge,  to  protect themselves from losses that  under,     other      circumstances  would   have    been    avoidable.  These wholesale losses,   not - so  much' of investors' capital as of  the  hoarded   savings  of those  who   were  less able   to bear a  loss, gave legitimate mining  a  bad   back-set   and   created   an  undeserved   prejudice    against  "the mining industry it-self that  Avas \-ery wide-spread.     In fact  a feeling of resentment.and   of  blame  towards    this    province  was felt in the east.    So  much  so was  this that an influential  paper  like   the Toronto  Globe  voiced it   by   exhibiting   petu-  it is bound to do, it is hoped; it  ..will, be'on a sounder and   saner  basis than  that, characterizing  the boom of the middle nineties.;  And   here.a   word  for  B.C.  capitalists    themselves    Avould'  not' come- amiss.    The  nionied  men in the  centres  of popuhi-'  "tion in British   Columbia   have  never yet gone into mining in-  vestmeritfcin earnest, either here  or elsewhere.     Any    dabbling  which they  did   in  mining  investment .was only tentative, at  -best;  but  this   was  riot'so of  Spokane and the nearer American centres of population.    Spokane was largely built up from  the wealth and trade of British  Columbia- mines,  and  Spokane  capitalists  are   more  ready  to  listen to a  mining proposition  in  southern   British   Columbia  than  are, the   nionied men  of  Vancouver or Victoria.  ���������The first thing the public require to learn concerning  rain  ing is  that all  mineral, claims  are not mines, and that only a  small percentage of them  ever  do make mines; but that  does j ?'*esin  not gainsay the  assertion  that  more of them would have-made,  mines had  they  not been,  for  one cause or another, spoiled in  the making.    It is perhaps from  these spoiled claims, as much as  from'those   wholly imexploited  or those  already  on  a  paying  basis that capital judiciously in-  Arested. is likely to reap  its best i  returns.     The  next' thing  for  them to remember  is  that  the  same horse sense must be'exercised in mining as in any other  business.    When the people   of  British Columbia and of eastern  Canada   come   to   look at  the  mining industry in British Columbia in that way, then Avill we  see  the  genuine  re-awakening  of interest in British Columbia  mines.  The. following are the. readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Feb. 20:  Alar  XT  the an  NE.  M  iximum  Minimum  1  44  32  2  3  30  HI  ���������  18  17  4  28  10  o  32  13  (5  28  0  7  34  13  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with'assets  increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,000.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. II Diiafts bought and  sold. II Sale Notes cashed or taken for collection.  If Money, -Orders and;��������� Letter's of Credit issued, payable in the leading cities of the world. ' : '  Escrows in .connection with Mining Deals given special  attention.  Hedley   Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  6OQeeO6e0Q60e*O0C-O&5&0&������3&!>&-SGO^^^  Average maximurn temperature 32.42  Average mirrimurn do 17.28  Mean temperature ��������� 24.85  Rainfall for the Aveek    .      inches.  Siiowfall        "       "       9.     ,    "  COKKKSl'ONDING  WKEIC OK LAST Y12AIt  Highest maximum temperature 52  Average maximum do 36.85  Lowest minimum do 10  Average'minimum do 16.28  Mean do 26.56  Mar  AT TIIE MILL.  All  ixiinum  Minimum  1  40  IS  2  37  29  3  . .  40  32  4  . .  44  27  n  39 -    ..  '28  0  40  28  7  . .  39        .,  20  s Bank  Established 1859  CAPITAL AND RESERVE, $5,000,000, ,  Head Office :   SHKRBROOKE, QUE.    *  79 BRANCHES IN CANADA '  Keremeos Branch,   -   -   J. ft. R. Rome, .Manager.  IfceccoBaoao&MO'SGoss-sv������^^^  Average maxirnimi tempera tine 39.85  AA'erage rnininuun do 26.85  Mean do 33.35  Rainfall for the Aveek      .05 inches  Snowfall for the week 2. *'  COUriKSl'OXDIXG  WKKK OI''   LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 47.  Average, do do 40.57  Lowest minimum..'. ���������        do 19.  AA'erage do do 23.28  . ' ���������  ' " do    ���������     31.92  House and Lot For Sale.  TTHKUXDKRSIGNED will,sell at a bargain  ���������*���������.    his house and lot on ISllis Street, Hedley,���������  a four-roomed dwelling and good lot in the  most convenient portion of the town. .  Apply to, ���������  S-o GKO. II. SHELPKU, Hedley.  The     fieudish      cold-blooded  murder of the "Roman Catholic  priest in Denver who Avas killed  lance which Avent so  .l;ar  as  to \ at the altar by a mart  to Avhom  FOJt  Commercial Frintino  TRY THE  Gazeue JOD Depi  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Distiuct ok Vale.  he was administering the communion, is an evidence of the  length to which anaichism A\*ill  'T'A.KK NOTICE that J. P. BuriTycat, of Ver-  ���������*��������� 11011, B. C, occupation���������engineer, intends  to apply for pui-mission to purchase the following described land -.��������� **  Coimnenciiignt a. (lost planted at the X. W.  corner of Lot ��������� 1(13 S. thence south 10 chains,  thonco west 20 chains, thence north 10 chains,  thence cast '20 chains to initial post, containing  SO acres.  JOHN" PURVIS BURN Y HAT.  Da tut 1 .Iaiiiiary'.'3th,l!)0S. .'i-10 ��������� '  NOTICE.  SIM ILK AM'���������''���������'N LAXI) DISTRICT.  DISTRICT OK   YAI.K.  say that the people of  the  east  ���������didn't want to hear or   know of  the output of British Columbia  mines.    In the Boundary where  go.    The man who did that dev-  this instance occurred   they   iu-iilish act was   probably   at  one  t.erpretod  it "to   mean   that   be- j time no Avorse than many other j -pAKic xoticu thai, 1, chnsiopber'A. Mc-  , ���������. 1 1  \ i ,        1 ;  *���������        Donald, of  Keremeos,  occupation-real  cause many easterners   without j young   men   aviio   are     to-day j estate dealer, intends to apply for (^mission  1 , ���������   , ii , ��������� . iii   ������������������������<��������� ���������    i       11 1 to purchase tiie following described limds:���������  due caution   oM their own pari,; drill nig ���������ito   the   same  groove;   ,.OII1Illclll.,llwlltll������������������Mt.p,ll���������tl!,lllboiItMo|lllillH  lost   money    in   J.J.   C.    mining j by-listening to   the   inane   rant i jy^^^.ri'Jiilj'h-L1' u^nce'we^t1 ^'chains!  ifor.l.'e i]\c\r    w'wrn    -ill    ������ri    MiKp-rvlnF rhf> -i \-<->i-i irr.  i>>/-wl<M'ii   /1m\' U/������/.l ' lliencu south  '20 cliains,  thence east 'JO chains,  StOt-kS illC)     WCIC   .Ill    SO    <H)gl.>  | OP IIIC ,l\ CI agC  modem   d.l.y  SO( - 1 llH.lu.(. lwHh enchains to point of connuence-  ���������"'���������'-     '������������������'���������'������������������ ���������'-    ���������       X  WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  ������i  x  x  K  x  x  K  x  K  x  x  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  Cared Meats,     Fish or-Poultry  CALL DP PHONE NQ.-5  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  H��������� Jo Effi>M<0������  <9  TSw "ISimtellnvir  X  X  X  n  $  X  ���������9  1  ��������� S  that they wanted to see all  mining ventures in British Columbia prove a failure. "Mining  is only a gamble" became a sort  of truism among Torontomans  and Monti-ealers, and yet they  turned around and went it  'wilder than ever' on the Cobalt  craze, -where, because a few  owners were taking big money  out of small rich veins none of  which had been proven to a  greater depth than from 200 to  300  feet,   they concluded   that  ialist and Avho confines his read- ! ";l,t  . I ClIlMSTOI'lllilt Al.KXAXDKK  JMcDONAI.I)  ing to .such publications as  the | I)uU;(1 ,llimiiU.y 18Ul< I!)0S_  Ap|K*al to Reason and others of  3-10  that class. "A little learning is  a dangerous thing'' and the man  who Avill only read one class of  literature and that literature is  for no other purpose than to  foster hatred of one's fellow-  man, is taking fearful chances  of ruining his own mind and  character for all time to come.  The news of that fearful  deed should arouse   civilization  a  Route of the Oriental  Lhnited  and Fast Mail  NOTICE.  every calcite stringer showing to the gravity of the situation  on the surface was an embryo in alloAving so freely this prop-  mine. But the sobering up af-j agation of the gospel of hatred  ter a few months  stock  gainb-jand discontent.  Certificate of improvements.  LOXG'sHOT, "MAPLK LKAF and SELKIRK  "Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   On Dividend. Mountain.  TA.KK XOTI.C.K that I, Clnis. A. Stocss. of  ���������*��������� Keremeos, acting as agent for AV. .1. Gar-  butt. Free Miner's Certiticuto No. J5 TliUC: N. .!.  (.'avanagh, l'"rco Miner's Ccrtilicate No. B 7100;  11. D. "Mitchell, Kroe Miner's Ccrtilicate No. B  lOOii'J. intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to tiie Mining Recorder for Certificates  of rmprovenicnls, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  suction .')7, must, lie commenced before the issuance of such Ccrtilicatcs of Improvements.  Dated this lath day of January, A. 11. VMS.  8-10  C. A.-STOKSS.  LEAVES KEREMEOS DAILY 3:00 P.M. ;   ARRIVES 10:30 A.M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to.  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  toria &  Eastern -Points  H. L. COLTER     -     Agent     -  W. A., ROSS -   A. 0. P. Agent  Keremeos, B. C.  Seattle, Wash.  DIRECT CONNECTIONS AT SPOKANE WITH  EAST AND WESTBOUND OVERLAND TRAINS . THE  HEDLEY'^GAZETTE,   MARCH   5,  1908.  'ir<fe'i:Vj'i; ii i* ������<,-&������ te ������s ^'^-j "eft ji .c^^'iq^'icS*  i  .ft  I  I  ������  1  f   Till"*  fjr sat Kortnern.  fi 0161  fplnGfiton  Town and District.  N noti-d over the entire district, for oxec'leuec of both table  :   :   :   :       an.l'bar.       :   :   :   :  All  t'iu w.-n'.ti of the travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  X  X  X  X  X  *x  %  X  SI  $  X  X  X  X  VPWiW^s PMWW. VM^Jtl&Jtti&VWK  TO TO& ..  Travellin'i] f obllc:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : : call on : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,   -   -   B.C.  Grand Union  Hotel -������������,  - * ���������  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  '   *   PflLA"6a   ' . *  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  II En LEY, IJ. c.  * *1f A good stock of Hoi sea anil Rigs on  Hand.    II Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOO T>    FOR   8 A L E!  'Phone 1-1.  -   IN MIS  BROS.  Proprietors.  AS. GLflME������������������  ' lA/atchmaker  HEDUEY.B.C  "Clocks and Watches for Sale,  ���������J  'Vy-r\^A^JJ-.������\^wVy./\^J\A^������^A^V-4  Pianist and Accompanist  Certificated ��������� Royal College of Music,  London; and pupil of Hor-r Cietzc, Saxe-  /Weinifu*. Germany, will receive pupils  'at her residence.   Tonus on application.  Miss Low.vdks, Daly Avenue, Hedley.  DRESSMAKING  *HI3 'UNDERSIGNED litis * moved  to Medley and is prepared to' do  Dress-making after the latest stylos.  Orders will lie. taken at the. nouses next  door- north ot the Hotel Similkameen.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  7- Mrs.  M.  L. 30UKUP.  'k������������,a^W������������,k!,^to,i:Sa,tete<ataij*ki^������ato������aa������^'^^  ii*������  x  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  x-  X  K  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  V  x  X  X  ���������s  X  X  X  X  st  Yesterday was Ash AVednesday,  ushering in the lenten season.  jMiss Edith Bradshaw of Fifteen-mile  is recovering from a severe attack of  pneumonia. ������  Send for our descriptive Catalogue*  of Nursery stock. Address,���������The  Riverside Nurseries, Grand Forks, B.C.  Majov Anderson, G. N. 11. right of  way mart is expected in shortly to adjust a few matters that have, heeir  pending.  On Sunday morning a rock howled  out a piece of flume near the big trestle,  hut repairs were quickly made and  only a few hours lost.  Miss Elliott, Kingston Ave., does all  kinds of plain sewing, ureuding, pressing arrd renovating gentlemen's clothing <fcc. Orders may he ,left with Mrs.  Lyon.  ' Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Brass enter! airred  a few friends at a Shrove/Tuesday, tea  orr Tuesday evening last. A genuine  Shrove Tuesday pancake- feast made  the occasion thoroughly orthodox, and  battledore and shuttlecock put the  final stamp of ye olden time upon the  proceeding.  Tuesday night's stage brought in  Miss Lowndes, sister of Mrs. Dickenson Avho has come direct from England  (mil Avhom she had not seen for twelve  years. Miss Lowndes Avill reside with  her sister irr Hedley and take music  pupils. She expects to spend part of  the Aveek in Keremeos Avhere she will  also take pupils.  March had no alternative, tliis year-  hut to come in lamb-like. Foster said  it was to be warm about, the first of  March. Whether the Washington,  weather savant will permit anything  leonine for the,exit remains to be seen;  Imt if not, March- will have to disap-  point an su-my of old time weather  proguosticators.  The Canadian.. Post Office Department is not the only organization that  can do unheard of things in the dispatch and routing of the public mails.  The Palmer Mountaiu Prospector takes  a fall out .of Uncle Sam's big post  office for cutting off the direct Night-  luiAvk Loomis mail route and sending  the mail by an antiquated round-the-  horn route.  The married ladies of Princeton are  "giying a Leap year dance to-morrow  evening, March 6th,. Several,Hedley  friends have received invitations. The  dance is to be held'in the new school  house, and preparations are in progress  to make it* a swell affair. When the  married ladies of Princeton take anything in hand they can always be  counted on to make it go..  The Methodist Sunday School'has,  been re-organized with Mrs. W. J.  Forbes as superintendent in place of  Mrs. Caldwell.���������'��������� On Friday, evening  last a chicken pie supper Avas held forth e purpose of raising funds to pay off  an old debt Avhich was owing for leaflets etc. Avhen the Sunday school was  closed some months ago. The supper  was Avell attended, and a tidy sum Avas'  put in the treasury after paying'the.  debt. '  W. C. Addison, representing the  Great West Permanent Loan and Savings Co. Avas in town several days last  week interviewing subscribers of 'Great  West Stock. Pie reports the company  to be flourishing, having disposed of all  their stock, the balance of Avhich avus  placed last year at a premium of -10%,  Avhereas the stock placed in Hedley  in the summer of 1905 was sold at 125  and the stock is now worth and held  at 145. Last year they paid !)% dividend to holder's of class A or paid up  stock.  Mr. MacHafHe, secretary of the  Board of Trade received from 11. W.  Brock, acting director of  the geologi-  F. Sutton o>f London, England, son  of an Arch-deacon in the' Anglican '  church arrived by Thursday's stage  from Penticton. He Avas on his way  to Dr. Schon at Princeton, where he  purposes remaining for- a while.  Effort-is again being made to have  Twenty Milejake stocked with fish.  Fishery Inspector, 0. B. Sword of New I  Westminster has been communicated  Avith on the subject. Last year there  Avas some correspondence with Mr.  Sword with reference to stocking the  lake, but the mailer was delayed' until it was too late. .The information  sought by Mr-. Sword has been supplied  and it is not expected that any difTi-  culty will *be experienced in getting  spawn with which to stock it. It i.s  the opinion of 'many old timers who  have had considerable experience in  angling and are conversant Avith the  haunts and habits of the finny tribe,-  that various varieties would do Avell  in those Avaters. Effort is also being  made to have a iish ladder placed on  the dam up Twenty mile creek.   ^������> 1  KEREMEOS NOTES.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������CkO^^m*.^  If you do, you should  have it made by  The Campbell  MTg Co.  Thomas <fc Barcello's billiard room  is iioav open.  Joseph Armstrong returned from  Vancouver, and work on the big ditch  will soon be resumed.  A. T.King, of High River, N.W. T.,  bought lot 4 in block 79 from the  Keremeos Land,Co.  James Wilson, of Loomis, is uoav a  citizen of Keremeos,'and is ready to  paint the town or any part of it.  Mr. Saunders is now located in "his  own.**barber shop, which is furnished  np to date. ' " ~*  Hugh Walker has one of. the rrrost  comfortable and most attractive bungalow cottages in the district. He  moved into it last Aveek.  A daughter' of Mr. Colin met with a  serious fall. Her pony fell on .ice and  the. girl was thrown to the ground, resulting in 4a broken kg.  Mrs. J. R.-ShaAV and Miss Armstrong  Aveio appointed to collect about $100  to make improvements, fencing &c.,"at  the' cemetery.  Mr. Brown is now established /at  Keremeos. He has in\'e&ted"in lots 5  and G, block TS. Part of the lumber is  on the ground for a building.  . .T.R.Shaw is building a house on his  fruit lot. For this summer he Avill  make it Lis residence, and later he Avill  erecta more pretentious house.  The cottages e.rectedliy the Usonirin  carpenters at Keremeos Centre area  good recommendation for the workmen.- The cottages will be completed  this week.  Paul Shut-son .was expelled-from the  public school by oiu-,teacher. Qn Saturday he Avas thrown from his,,pony,  and a broken  leg  will hold   hair   in  ���������  ���������  t  ���������  t  i  ���������  t  ���������  x  ���������  <3>&0><k<9������&+'&'&&O1&O4&t&&&^&^^&���������>'&"&-&&<2>~&<fr ������*"0^-0-*  This firm's .Made-to-  Measure Clothing is recognized as the best produced  in Canada, and avc personally guarantee that you  Avill be pleased with anything bought from them  through us. We are  their sole agents.  Their   large   range of  spring samples  have just -  arrived, and we invite you  to   come-and   look   them  over.  LIMITED  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. =====  The V. V. <fc E. Raihvay Station will be in the  centre of the town.  Now is the time to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the  valley.  ���������������������������'-���������.,  Choice 1,2 and'3 acre lots all around town site.  The 10 acre Fruitlots are going fast,.  Just a feAV  left.-. Noav 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,  $260 per Acre  Terms Easy  ������������j cal survey, 25 copies of the department  of mines reporb containing Mr. Giuu-  sell's contribution on Camp Hedley.  Mr. Brock states that the copies were  sent at the request of Duncan Ross  M. P., and in fairness to Mr. Ross, the  Gazette is prepared to give him full  credit for same. Any member of the  Board who Avould like a copy should  see the secretary.  Great Northern  Hotel  A neu- bouse containiiiy more bed  room accommodation .than any  other hotel in town. Table aud  bar   first: class.    Rates   moderate.  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  ������  JOHN L.IND,   Proprietor  AOVrCHTIMK IN THK GAZETTE!  J. J. Marks Avas down from the Golden Zone last week for the first time  this winter. Paul Brodhagen Avhohas  had a. busy winter of it has been here  several times in connection Avith getting in the machinery for the stamp  mill which is now all on the ground.  They expect- to have the mill running  in Jrine. The. appropriation to complete the Twenty-mile wngoirroad just  obtained by Mi'. Shatford, has been  good news to Messrs. Marks Brodhagen'and Murphy for it Avill bring  the Golden Zone quite, close to town.  check for a few weeks. ^    \  . Rev. A. H. Cameron .""returned from  Kamloops on Saturday. After a ride  of 35 miles in-the saddle from- Pen tie-  ton-he is not prepared to say that he  enjoyed to the full the trip.  The house erected by H. \V. Conk-  ling .011 J. C. Woodrow's fi-uit lot Avill  be occupied this week by Mr. Moves,'  of Olalla. A $3,000 residence will be  built there this year.  A German family from Morden,  Man., recently tdok,possession- of fruit  lots bought from the Beautiful Valley  Land Co. and good buildings will soon  be in evidence, on them.  On Saturday,  the Rev. Mr. Gerket,  ot* Winnipeg,  came by special conveyance from Penticton to Keremeos.   He.  enjoyed the balmy summer Aveatiher i  ot*  the Similkauieen  for a few hours, j  had a photo taken by Arthur Mattiee 1  of Frank  Richter's large'alfalfa field, j  on which there was no snow, and then  took his departure for the east.  A meeting of the Presbyterian M is-  sion, held in the Keremeos town hall  on March 2nd, resolved to proceed with  the erection of a church at oiree oir the  lots given free by the Keremeos Land  Co. Re\\ A. H. Cameron and Messrs.  Hugh Walker and John Matt-ice Avcre 1  elected trustees, Messrs. Elmhirst and  Cameron collectors, and Messrs. Elm-  hirst, Walker and Cousins the building* committee. The church Avill be  30 x 50 ft. and Avill cost $2,000.  W. W. Broughton, general traffic  manager and AV. P. Kenny, assistant  traffic manager of the Great Northern,  with head-quarters in St. Paul, and  M. J. Oostello, assistant traffic manager, with head-quarters in Seattle,  arrived here by a. special on Monday,  and Avent east, next morning. The  agent of the. Keremeos Land Co. had  an interview Avith the distinguished'  officials, and reports that favorable  freight and passenger rates Avill be  given by tho Groat Northern Ry,  L-en m  STOP AT  TWEDDLE <������*���������* REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  KHmw.umti 'iwaiwwiw ahiiwiti  ai-rrwww-a.imjq'jihL^.iwiBM  F?������i 1 r fc>ei re ks - jy\. o rrs *  if you want one this season, remember that we have  supplied most of the successful irrigating outfits on  the western continent.  Take no chances and save money.  We will install your plant under a definite guarantee.  Write "us now and give us time to do it.  tCi.  Vancouver, E5. C  .AIOXTUKAL TORONTO W'lXXTI'KG CALGAHY  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  = ESTABLISHED 1903 =  ���������i FINE   NEW   COVERED   STAGE   CARRYING  ROYAL  MAIL,   PASSENGERS  & EXPRESS TO  .\.Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton...  ������; SPECIAL RIGS FOR TRAVELLERS & EVERY  ATTENTION PAID TO WANTS OF THE PUBLIC.  W. E. WELBY  PROPRIETOR THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH 5,   1908.  TI IN  Is  A  Good,  Safe  HEDLEY  I n vestment  Hedley.:  is tho supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is ������������������Unfiled tho famous "Nickel  PlatV'���������t-lu* richest-gold mine in Canada--unci many other  promising urines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre, of the  Similkameen  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  the-noAV mining district Avhich has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work,'to ho one of the richest  gold, copper and coal rnining.sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief toAvn on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and Aviththe ad von t .of this road,  whiclitis assured in the near future, it Avill unqrrestiohiibly  become a large and important city, and toAvn lots will bring  big returns oh money itiA-ested at the present time.  Scott Ave. (main st.) ...   $400 to $600  Other Streets............  ... .'���������"....... $200 to $400.  ...TERMS...  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the, rate of 6 per cent.  \  Those Who Invest  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes=====  For Full Particufars, Maps Etc.,  ���������(/\F������-R*L.-V   TO ���������  The Hedley City Townsite Go'y, Ltd.  L. W. SHATFORD, _ _ H PHI   PV     R   f  Secretary and flanager, ilL<UL<L<lj    UiVi  Woman1*  "Way of Finding; Ont.  h "Women's Avays are inscrutable, and  they do a great many things that seem  to be ���������utterly without point to-men,  but it has been my experience that  time sIioaa's they had a pretty good reason for the queer tricks they played,  us," said a citizen of Montreal...  "For instance," he continued, "my  wife has an angelic disposition. She  has always bad that disposition, and  It Avas one of the many things that attracted me to her. After avc became  engaged, however, on several occasions,  she did things Avhich seemed to me to  be utterly inexcusable. I've got something of a temper, and I would get  pretty hot, but every time the little  trouble passed'off, she having gained  her point, however. This sort of thing  happened several times, but we were  finally married.  , "After the ceremony she never gavt  kny symptoms of Jnconsistency, but  was always,as sweet and amiable as  she could be! One day I asked her  why she had done these things during our engagement and if she bail  aone them merely to niakenie angry.  " ..'Certainly I; did, uiy "dear,' was her  surprising 'reply.   'I am a prudent avck  man and hierelyt AA'antcd to make sure .  [could manage'you when you weri'  tnad/r - -'.':   "���������'���������'���������' ���������' "'.'."  THE POLLOCK MINES, LTD.  Continued from First Pace..  high point. These are some of the  features that cannot escape the observant visitor, and that tend to lend confidence if not- enthusiasm.  \ We do not mean to claim that it is a  mine yet, but- there is something better  there than is generally conveyed in  the name of "prospect." It is only  proving to considerable depth'which  -will determine whether a fissure is a  mine; but there is "evidently enough  pay ore in the Pollock j drove the point  to Avhich it has been proven to warrant  them going after it. The great bulk  of mining stock sold in the east for  exploration of mining properties both  in British Columbia and the Cobalt  mining field, Avas for properties that  had rrot one chance out of fifty that  the Pollock Mines has for turning out  a Avinner, and the Gazette hopes to see  the balance of that treasury stock fall  into good hands and sufficient funds  forthconiinp; to make the thing go, for  it is not often in the development of a  mining property where so little Avould  be required to place it in position to  give so good return.  LETTER WRITING.  Use only black ink.  Do not write long business letters.  Do rrot Avrite brief letters of friendship.  Do not offer advice unless you are  asked for it.  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The world;might lmyo, lost some of   /  its choicest poetry had a'certain* spirit-   ' :'���������  ualist had his AA'ay.   It was Frederick  Tenhyspn,  who aa'iis jso impressed by -     '.  spirit rapping that his head had become  as   much   turned  as  the  table  whose  waltzings   used  so 'to  delight    x>:  him.   He desired his brother, the poet    '- '  laureate, to give up eA-crything to* propagate spiritualism.   Frederick told: the  old story of an unmusical girl made to  play music by irmsiblo influence and  of a stout old gentleman Avho Avas suddenly picked up and \vhizzed through  the thickness of solid walls all in a  moment to bo found in a courtyard of  a. house a  mile and a  half distant  whose gates Avere closed aud locked.  The poet did believe thero was something  irr  spiritualism���������there  is  a  re- -   -  niarkable letter of his to Queen Victoria on the subject���������but he could not  swallow the story of the fat old gentleman's travels.  So he contented himself  with poetry arrd let spiritualism alone.  A CHOICE STOCK OP THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  McArthur <������*> Guiney,   -   -   Proprietors  K  x  x  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  #      *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied Avith the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Try  nwwWWW^  Victoria  The Rival Nightingale*.  A writer on birds, Edmund Selona,  describes a soirg contest between two  male nightingales. "Jealousy," he says,  "did not seem to blind them on the  merit of each other's performance.  Though often one, upon hearing the  sweet, hostile strains, Avould burst  forth instantly itself���������and here there  was no certain mark of appreciation���������  .vet sometimes, perhaps quite as often,  it would put its Lead on one side and  listen with exactly the appearance of  a musical connoisseur, Avolghhig. test-  in-,' anil appraising cut-li note as it  issued from the rival bill. A curious,  half si--������->ressod expression won'd steal  or seem to steal���������for fancy may play  her part in such matters���������over the  listening bird, and the idea appeared  to be, 'How exquisite would  In; those  .-itrainfi   wore  the;.-   not   sung   by    ,  and yet I must udiuif that they are exquisite.' "  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager.  First' Class in  Every liespect.     Commercial and Mining-  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Pentictdh-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  CEYLON TEA.  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"There is no vicious growth in Af-  . rica or the Avorld," writes a traveler,'  "to compare with the detestable thing*  popularly called 'cow itch' and known'  to botanists as the mucuna bean. This  Is a plant having small seed pods covered with a close array of fine, silky. ,  hairs, which, when shaken loose, fasten in myriads upon the unconscious  wayfarer and, reaching all parts of the  Bkin, set up an irritation which words  are literally powerless to describe. A'  man attacked by this abominable pest  gives Avay for the time to absolute  frenzy. * * * If a precipice Avere at  hand he might almost be forgiven for  Jumping over it, so Avholly unendurable Is that burning, pricking, clinging  Itch."  Willing- to Admit It.  "That milk looks as if it were half  water," protested the woman at the  kitchen door.  "It is much more than that, ma'am,"  replied the milkman, a college graduato  hi reduced circumstances. "I guarantee it to be SO per cent Avater, 4 per cent  butter, '6l/j per cent caseine and GHi per  cent sugar and various salts, the combination resulting in the liquid commonly knoAvn as milk. Chemical analysis of tho same cheerfully furnished  whenever desired. Good morning,  ma'am."  Advertising-.  There is one impartial critic of advertising; He never passes judgment  upon publicity from the standpoint of  grammar or art. He considers all the  difficulties of advertiser, medium and  readers in giving his A-erdict. What he  says is final, and every one of his conclusions is valuable in making futuro  nils, more productive. He is a true expert.    His name is Results.  The Modern  Prophet.  "Have Ave any modern prophets, pa**  pa ?"  "Certainly! There's the promoter. Ho  can foretell more good things than did  the Avhole bunch of the prophets with  n record."

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