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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IL  No. 11.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, MAR.  29, 1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  IWILLIAM E. BURRITT  I5AKRISTEK,   SOLICITOR, .  NOTARY   PUIJLIC,  COMMISSIONER,   ETC.  |H E D L E Y  B. C.  PHAHLES JE. SHAW  Civic Engineer,  Dominion   and    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  liEDLEY,  B. G.  |.t H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  solicttok, conveyancer,  notakv pu1ujc, etc.  DOMINION   .  PARLIAMENT  Fitzgerald's Insurance Inspection  Proving   Much  of a Myth.  ABOUT THE APEX.  Frederic   Keffer   Talks  To  Greenwood  Correspondent of the Nelson News���������  The Apex Showing Favorable.  MULOCIfS RETIREMENT  n  Vernon, B. C.  iA.   LOGAN   &   CO.  (Sucscssni's to Miller lircs.)  [iVATCHMAKERS and  JEWELERS  ���������Repairing: a Specialty.   ���������  Work Gimnintccd.  MIDWAY, and GREENW.OOD,   B. C.  Premier Says Mulock's Bill was a Mistake���������Billy McLean Rubs It In-  Sundry - Railway Bills ��������� Blackadar  Probing Insurance ��������� Fitzgerald's  Dereliction.  |������dw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        B. C.  [Estimates Furnished ox any- Electrical Project for Power or Light  fy  ft ft. WRIGHT  IJBOOT &   SHOE  MAKER  K  HEDLEY, B. C  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  [HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  [OLIVER t GLADDEN  -:o:  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:-  TWINES and  IREAL    ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C  i  1*  *  Is*  hoi  M  [i������  lis/  Vir  [Hi  *  M  At  ;Ui  Hi  16  \b  \lr  ^  1*  MRS, G. B. LYON  Has a Full Line of  BOOTS  ===== and =  SHOES  HEDLEY,   B.   C.  Before proceeding with the regular  order the prime minister made a statement as to recent changes in' the cabinet. Mr. Tenipleman had not been assigned to the portfolio of marine and  fisheries, because the supreme question  in that department concerned the St.  LaAvrence River. He had transferred  that portfolio to Mr. Brodeur. The  neAV minister of inland revenue would  take. OA-er several departments that  Avere iioav under the minister of the  interior.  Another vacancy^ had been caused  by tlie resignation of Sir William  Mulock. The government had been  criticized for appointing Sir William  chief justice of the exchequer court of  Ontario. The question had been asked,  how could a man who Avas not strong  enough for public life perform the duties of a judge ? Sir Wilfrid thought  members of the house Avould understand Iioav that could he. But it Avas  objected that Sir William Mulock had  at one time advocated legislation forbidding any member of 'parliament to  accept an office under the cioxvn until  two years after he retired from parliament. It was true that hh advocated  such legislation, but in the premier's  opinion he made a mistake in doing so.  There Avas no English, precedent for  doing so.  R. L. Borden made a very effective  speech, hut missed the important  issue, which was seized upon by W. F.  Maclean,  "The right honorable gentleman."  said Mr. Maclean' "evaded and is still  evading the main point. The people of  Canada are, interested in the maintenance of the independence of parliament. The goA'ernment ignored the  fact that the one thing above all others  for which Sir William Mulock stood  Avas the maintenance of the independence of parliament.  "Men are. constantly passing out of  this house to offices of emolument under the croAvn. Since last session  eight members obtained office under  this government or through its procurement.  "The fight honorable gentleman has  assured us by his silence at least, that  he does not intend to maintain the  independence of parliament. He has  expressly told us that he discussed  with the neAV minister of marine and  fisheries the policy of his predecessor.  Has he folloAved the same course AA'ith  the rie\v postmaster general."  Mr. Maclean Avas satisfied that the  late postmaster general had fully determined to nationalize telephones,  telegraphs, and ultimately a cable system to the mother country. But Ave  had had no statement to-day as to  Avhether the policy of Sir William  Mulock Avas to be continued. When a  candidate in North York, Mr. Ayels-  worth had declared that he intended  to carry out the policy of his prececes-  sor as to the post office and telephones.  The British Columbia, 'members all  Avaited on Sir Wilfrid Laurier in regard to the vacant senatorship and  the lieutenant-governorship of the province. The result of the representations seems to be in favor of the appointment of George Riley, ex-M. P.  for Victoi'ia, for senator, and Jain.es  Dnnsmuir for the lieutenant-governorship.  W. A. Galliher, Kootenay, introduced in the house a bill to incorporate  the Kamloops and Yelknvhead Pass  Raihvay Company, and also a bill respecting the Kootenay and Arrowhead  Raihvay Company.  William Sloan, Comox-Atlin, introduced a bill respecting the Esquimalt-  Nanaimo Raihvay Company.  R. G. MacPherson, Vancouver City,  The Nelson Ncavs publishes the following paragraph from its 'GreenavoocI  correspondent. The reporter had evidently misunderstood Mr. Keffer and  hence got the geography a little mixed  in locating the Apex at the, top of  Copper Mountain.  " "GreeiiAvood, March ,21. ���������Frederic  Keller, a\'1io has just returned from an  extended trip, through the Similkameen, reports that .mining prospects  there are fairly bright. Mr." Keffer is  consulting engineer for the B. C. Copper company, and made the trip for  the purpose of inspecting the company's claims on Copper Mountain and  A'icinity. He covered nearly 101)0  miles, part of Avhich was accomplished  on snowshoes. Of the company's seven  claims, Avork is onlv being done on the  Apex. The Apex is located almost at  the top of Copper Mountain, nearly  S00O feet aboA'c sea level. Here development work is progressing favorably.  The shaft has been sunk 150 feet and a  drift has just been started. Ore has  been encountered in the shaft hut  Avork on the dr.ift has not proceeded  far enough to determine Avhat may be  the A'aluo of the'mine, though the pie-,  sent indications are encouraging.    No  GETTING READY  FOR SEASON'S CUT  The Hedley Lumber Co. Busy  Upx New  Premises.  THE CHINESE  RIOTS.  Penticton the Scene of  Some   Political  Grand Stand Play.  Fixing  Crib fork Almost Completed  Deepening Channel and Throwing Up  Dykes���������Mill Will Be Started This  Week.  AA'ork is being done on the other claims  at present and the future plans of the  company will be largely-influenced by  the results obtained on the" Apex.'  Mr. Keller states that the country  is a difficult one in Avhich to carry on  mining. Transportation problems are  hard to deal Avith, making only high  grade properties profitable^ The V. V.  & E. will pass five miles, distant from  the Apex, at the nearest point, at  Fifteen Mile creek. ���������    ������������������''.  Hedley Liberal Association.  The Hedley Liberal Association Avas  organized here last Aveek .AA'ith the fol-  loAving officers:  Presdent,    H. A. Whillans  1st. Vice-pres., .1. K. Campbell,  2nd    ii    n       J. A. Schubert,  3rd     ii    n       R.  Collins  Sec-treas.    John Love,  Executive Committee���������J. J. Mac-  Donald, F. M. Gillespie. F. McArthur,  H. B. Pollock, Fred Revely, W. J.  Henderson, G. P. Joiies and C. BroAvn.  Of Course They Will..>.  (Molson Independent)  As a result of the Stork's visit to the  home of the Independent- family last  Saturday night there is now numbered  in the household a bouncing baby girl.  The editor has been so occupied in receiving congratulations from admiring  friends���������and incidently holding 'the  baby���������that he has been unable to get  out much of a paper this Aveek, for  Avhich offense Ave sincerely trust that  the long suffering but ever patient public Avill forgive us.  introduced a bill respecting the Van-  Concludod on Pitffo Kour.  James Watt Avho has been foreman  for the Southern Okanagan Land Co.  for tlie past year, and carried out most  of the local improvements, resigned  last Aveek to look after interests which  he holds at Otter Flat. Mr. Watt  came in on Tuesday's stage and will  remain until the end of the week.  Geo. Sproule has leased his blacksmith shop to Messrs Bannen & Smith.  "VV. J. Manery has sold out his butcher business to H.H. Messenger, Avho  Avill henceforth run the Hedley Meat  Market.  Messrs J, E. Stephens, of Gault Bros,  and R. A. Chapman a drug traveller  came in on Tuesday.  It will be known in a few days whether Avork is to be resumed by the B.C.  Copper Co. on Copper Mountain but  there is a strong impression that it  Avill. When all parties come face to  face in the meeting Avhich is to be held  at Grand Forks, the Sunset Co. will no  doubt realize the injury Avhich they  would do to themselves and the camp  by putting any unnecessary obstructions in the way of a settlement.  ��������� Lost���������In Fraternity Hall the night  of the Masquerade Ball, a silver coin  bracelet. Finder kindly leave at the  Gazette Office.  Lost���������Near the hcav saAv mill site a  lady's beaver collar. Finder will kindly leave same at the Gazette office.  The Gazette took a stroll down to  the south end of smelter flat and inspected the iiOAA'' premises on Avhich  the Hedley Lumber Co. expect to be  turning put lumber in about six Aveeks'  time."  The site is certainly an excellent one  and Avill enable the Company to carry  on their work this coming season AA'ith  a degree, of both safety and economy  .that Avas unknown on- the old site up  the river.  At the foot of the grade by which  the wagon road gains the level of  smelter flat, the. bunk-house, cookhouse and stable are placed, and about  two hundred yards or so below that,  on the level Avith the road, the site for  the mill building, Avhich Avill he 26x110  feet, is staked out, and considerable of  the square timber is on the ground.  The mill itself Avill be set up on' posts  about 7 feet above the ground, to facilitate handling the output and getting  rid of the debris. The mill is close to  the bank of what appears to have  been an old channel of the river, and  betAveen it and the Avagon road is a  wide,- level flat which will give abundance of yard room.  Opposite the mill or a trifle lower,  on this old channel, a strong dam has  been thrown across,-and above this  dam the old channel, for a distance of  about 400 yards, is being cleared of  logs, stumps and the larger rocks and  boulders to make plenty of room for  storage of the large stock of logs which  is banked at various points on the.  river between here and Princeton.  x\. long sand dune separates this old  channel from the present bed of the  river and along this dune a wind-row  of rocks taken from the old channel  is being laid to form the back-bone of  a dyke, Avhile at the upper end of the  old channel strong crib-work about  150 feet long is placed, and its bed at  this point will have to be deepened  about a couple of feet to flood the pond  at Ioav water  The river opposite-the entrance to  this old channel is still Avater at the  foot of a riffle, but ������t low water is  quite shallow, for the river is much  above the average Avidth at this point.  In the bed of the river above the  entrance to the neAV mill-pond, three  strong piers are placed at intervals of  about 200 feet, Avhich Avill act as supports for the shear boom which Avill  extend up the bed of the river about  1000 feet.  Above these piers on the opposite  side of the river is another piece of  cribbing to hold the logs from getting  during high Avater into another false  channel on the opposite side.  The AA'ork has been under the supervision of Harry SAA'an, Avho certainly  savA'ies his job and has done the work  both strongly and speedily. The last  of the three piers has been completed  and all that iioav requires to be done is  the deepening of the channel at the  upper end, the completion of the dyke  along the sand dune, the erection of  the mill and.plaeing of the shear boom.  So far the river has not risen at all  and everything will be completed before it can get high enough to interfere  Avith the. Avork.  Messrs. McDonald and Stewart are  to be congratulated on the arrangement, and all who.have good building  lots in Hedley upon Avhich they may  want to put up buildings, have every  encouragement for getting the necessary lumber.  Conflicting reports of the Penticton  affair coining to hand and no authoritative statement having as yet been  given out by W. T. Shatford, the resident Managing Director of the Southern Okanagan Land Co., it is difficult  to give an accurate statement of the  case, but after sifting out much of tin  chad' the facts Avould appear'to be that  on Wednesday night, 21st, the steamer  Aberdeen brought in ten Chinamen to  work for the Southern Okanagan Land  Co. at clearing land. A clique of  Socialists and Liberals combined, evidently thinking that a, general election  Avas near, enough to Avarrant them  making political capital, made'" a demonstration*!)}- compelling the Chinks  to go back whence they came.  This act of hnvlessiiess and mob rule  Avas resented by Mr. W. T. Shatford,  Avho had evidently communicated'with  Victoria, for on'Monday's boat Superintendent Hussey arr'iA-ed in Penticton,  but as yet nothing is known as to what  action he intends to take, although  the arrest of the ringleaders may not  be improbable.  At first it Avas reported   that   the .  Chinese Avere to work on the irrigation  ditches   upon    which   whitemen   had  formerly been employed, but this appears to ha,A-e been Avrong.  W. T. Shatford,. before employing  Chine.se, asked bids for clearing the  land, and had tAA'o acres cleared by  Avhitemen, to whom he had to pay  $500. This land Avas being sold at  $200 per acre and this price for clearing was impossible. Even after the  Chinamen had been engaged he offered  AVllO  W. J. Henderson left yesterday morning on a trip  to the Coast.  W.G.H. Belt formerly manager of  the Bank of B.N.A. at Greenwood,  but now one of the inspectors of the  bank came in on Tuesday's stage on a  visit of inspection to the Hedley  branch.  the  clearing   to any Avhitemen  ���������would take it at $75 per acre.  At Keremeos and other points  through the district this clearing has  all been done by Chinese (no AA'hites  caring to tackle the job) and no objection had been made to it, because  the parties employing them Avere not  in politics nor related to those'who'  Avere.  All through the district the scarcity  of Avhite-labor is severely felt, the  creAA's on the V. V. ������fc B. grades beloAv  Keremeos being less than half-mauned,  and the contractors say that in order  to keep men they have to butter the  bread on both sides for them. These  being the labor conditions of the district, it will not be hard for the public  to see through the game of this little  band of tricksters at Penticton, Avho  cannot even lay claim to originality,  as they were merely trying to repeat  the Phosnix incident AA'hc.re the.conditions were different and the question  involved Avas that of domestic help  only, Avhile'in this part of the province  the progress and adA'ancement of the  district is demanding the speedy completion of work for which insufficient  Avhite labor is offering.  In Phoenix the position of the ex-  clusionists is accepted as right, mainly  because it Avas successful, and the  people were too peace-loving to prolong the strife. Yet there are motherless tots to-day as the result of that  affair, because delicate women Ave re  forced to OA-ertax their strength in  doing their houseAvork, and lost their  lives in consequence.  Ahead y the Liberals are attempting  to make political capital out of the  affair, against, L. W. Shatford, Avho  kneAV nothing of the circumstance  until chaffed about it on the coast.  The Princeton Star, after grossly misrepresenting both this case and Mr.  Sliatford's position on the 8-hour bill,  says :  "Not content. AA'ith voting against  the 8-hour bill, Mr. Shatford seems  iioav by the importation of cheap coolies to have a particular grudge against  white-labor."  Every Avord of this statement of the  Star is false, and the Star knows it.  Will the Star explain the attitude  of the neAV Hedley Liberal Association  toAA'ards the employment of Chinese. They have just elected the Star  Editor's brother-in-law, Dr. Whillans,  president of the Association, knoAving  that he had leased his ranch at Hedley  to Chinese for five years, to i*nn opposition to whites. After, this act on  their part any attempt to make capital  out of the Penticton affair -will fall  flatter than a pancake. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MARCH 29, 1900.  She Ibcdtes &mtite  and  'decree   oi:   definiteness  that   a  j mining   engineer    or    investor  1 Avants to knoAV but which   AA*as  impossible for the editor to   ol>  NOTICE.  Certificate of improvements.  0    v.-.    ' ..,-:���������    ������. ���������-���������,-���������:,;  StaUko-aaen Advertiser. | tain m the short s]>acc   oi:   tune   c������>lM������h^A^  ' un'T:,^,!:^, bv tho TI.ci.UiY Oa/.bttk ! ^h-'������l> ���������!}<'.   COldct    aUonl ������������������  tOi;   OX- j _     \Ybere United :   In Gamp Hodloy  l',.-��������� an-,.' i-niMsmxn CoMrAxv.       j animation on these trips   made j I ^^j^^^  :N0l!TH:'AMERICA  fifMirKi).  at  Kodloy. .15. O.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Your. -.''. S-i.00  .Six  Months       l.'W  ,   ���������������������������' . Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement etc.,  57.(10 for (>0-day notice*, and $5.00 for 30-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not  exceeding  one  inch, SI.00 for one insertion, in cents for  i.'!U-!i subsequent insertion.   Over one inch.  10 cents nor line for  first insertion and .1  cents per lino for each .subsequent insertion.  Transients  payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements-,-One inch per month.  Si.:.'."/;  over J inch and up to 4 inches, $1.00  pov inch per month. To constant advertisers  ���������   taking larger space  than  four inches, on  : application, rates will he given of reduced  charges, based on size:o������ space and length  of. time. ���������'������������������������������������-'���������  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftener than once a month  the pi-ice of composition will he charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertiseuu nts should  be in the oflicc by.noon on Tuesday to .secure  attention for that week's issue.  A   MEGRAW,  Managing: Editor.  i for Sydney M. .lohusfcou, Kroo Miner's Oertill-  \������/-|,   .���������   ���������.   4 I    ' ,        j.4-   .    .. :i.i     j.i.    I cute   No   Bill HIS,   intend    sixty '��������� days    from  What is the'matter with  I ho 11|1(.  (|llto  hereof.  NOTICE.  at Ins o\vn. expense.   : 1. 1 .      J.I...   !  i:tuu     .Ml     i>:n IUO.     KUUII'.I  to    apply    to the Mining  tnu.���������   ���������iiul   ivliv   t.lnss   Intlijii'tfA'''-' I Recorder fur a Certificate of hnprovemonts, I  lOAA 11. aiHl    \\ Iiy    V-lllS   1CULI 1 g.A   .    {w U|(, |)U1.|)(1).C ,)f ol,tJli���������h)W :. C'nrwn  Grant of  If railway Construction    111    tlllS I the above claim. '  ���������   ���������    -.      ���������* .; ,.,,     ������ .,,.(-���������, .    I .<-.���������.,.'    And further take notice that action, under!  VlCllllty IS a    le\\     month*    later   .Scction'17, in ust he commoiieed before tho issu- j  ill starting than WO  COinited'on.   aiiec of siu-h Certificates of Improvements. j  I-    iivl i .       ���������'-���������   .     j-..,   .1. '     Dated tbisljuth day oi'Mnreh, A. D.   ISKJfi. ���������     I  ;alJ. the greater reason ror  iresh ;      u_.ii i  effort from everybody to help  .advertise the town. Why is it  also that no local maps seem to  be obtainable? Go to Greenwood, Grand Forks or Rossland  and you can -find scores oi: bine  prints of Cninp McKimiey,  West Fork of Kettle River or  any of the camps in the Boundary or Rosslanci District,; Avhich  ,Shaw, Johnson, Iverby and otJi-  er local land surveyors ' have  prepared; yet here in Hedley  after over eighteen months of  dilligent inquiry and industrious  begging- Ave have been unable  to get a single copy; of a. blue  print (if one is extant) of the  !claims of.-Twenty-mile camp to  Capital���������$4,866,66b.  ': HEAD OFFICE IN OAXAnA,  H. STIK EMAX, G on era 1 Manager  Reserve- $2,043,997.  "-.- MONTREAL  .J. ELM.SLY, Supt. of Branches  !���������'::>���������;��������� e, 1 lar  Last quar.  17th.  _:*d. |fip#|)|,    ���������-..'..���������17tl1-  f Full Moon       ^l?l0l>y<jr   New Moon  j bang up in tlie office. With all  the surveying that has been  done up  there,  surely enough  Certificate of'".Improvements.  FAII'Y QI'FFN. SOMERSET, CASTLE  FRACTION. NORFOLK FRACTION,  TOWF.R FRACTION. STAG FRACTION. VICTOR FRACTION, and RED  TOI* mineral claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of A'ale District. Where  located:   Camp Medley.  TAKE NOTICE that I John Gladden, Free j  Miner's Certificate No. D70071, acting for j  myself and as agent for .lames N. I'aton, Free  Miners Cerllcate No BMIi'l.l. F. W. Gladden,  Free Miners Cirtsfleate No B71J07U, D. Woods  W. K. Hodges. F. M. Elkins, Clinton A, S. At-  wood intend sixty days from the date hereof to  apply to the Mining -Recorder for CortMeates of  Iinprovoments for tho purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above Claims.  And further talce notice that action   under  Section 37 must ho commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of  Improvements.  Dated this ii-'nd day of March, l!K)(i.  i  I  ������  I  L Hedley Branch,     -     L.G. flacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  BANKING BY MAIL���������Accounts of narties living at a. distance receive our  special attention. Deposits can be made through tho mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any Jrno. A General Banking Dusiness Transacted.   Drafts issued, payable at all points, in Canada and abroad.  NOTICE  MARCH  1000  i;w. WGvi. This, fri. Sat.!  i in*  X.J.  18  12  19  Itt  20  11-  ������  15  22  20  9  10  28  3  10  17  21  31  BETTER WAKE UP  Booster clubs are all the go in  various cities and "-"towns of the  proA-ince. Vancouver has its  100000 club: the ambitions of  Kamloops at present soar to the  10000 mark and a club organized to push it there, and other  places are moving in that direction. If there is any place in  tho proA'ince tiuit requires a  booster organization it is Hedley. Here we are AA'ith one  ���������mine that has already reached  the producing stage and that  bids fair to hecome in a couple  of years' time the greatest in  "inee : there are also on  ^uue mountain other properties undeveloped that are apt  to prove to be e;pj:-illy as good;  there is v. branch of one of the  greatest railways on the continent building straight for us  with its line* *urveye(] through  the town and its completion  into the town only a t'e\Ar  months distant: there has just  been an 'ipDropriatiou of $5000  to begin the construction of a  'AA'agon -road to bring the trade  of Twenty-mile camps into the  town., and yet in spite of it all  there is a deadness that can be  laid mostly at the 1 loot's of the  peoi.-io themselves. Last year  we -n.-.'i. a iioard of trade that  wa- active and moderately vigilant ano. aggressive for a time,  but its ei'forts   wei'e sjiasmodic.  iy  complete  map,       .... (  this camp is to be made the only exception in this respect it  will look as if tliere is some design in it to the hindrance of  the  camp. '  If the people who -should - be  ! interested in seeing the to\vn  j go ahead would disj>lay half the  i industry in boosting the toA\rn  ! which the knockers who' come  i here for their bread and butter,  display in knocking it, Ave would  have a much better town.  The. Gazette is not, scolding,  but there are. times when it is  better to speak plainly. If Hedley is to prosper as it should,  there must be i>i*oper united effort instead of leaving the work  to one or two to be done at their  own time and expense or left  undone, Hedley needs a booster club and right now.  Dated at hedley this ffitii day of Feb.  JOWi.'  1        William j. jiexdehson:  NOTICE.  C1XTY DAYS AFTERDATE, wo intend to  v-5 apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to purchase Ten (10)  acres of land situate in the Similkameen Division of Yale District, described as follows:  Commencing at tlie southeast corner of Lot  No. ISO. Group 1, Osoyoos-., thence west (S.'.iO  chains to Okanagan River along south boundary of said Lot IS!), thence south and easterly  following the edge of Dog Lake Hi ehains more  or less to west boundary of Lot 19(1. thence northerly along west boundary of Lot I(X). 8 chains  more or less to -point of coimnenceinent. Purpose for which required, agricultural purposes.  THE SOUTHERN OKANAGAN  LAND COMI'ANY LIMITED.  Per F.H.LATIMER  Penticton. B. C��������� Feb. Kith..WOO. . (i-!l  This Bed $9.00  Ten Per Cent. Off for Cash.  Height of head,- 51 inches. freight of foot, Ig inches.  I 1-Ki inch pillars. 'AS and 5-1 fi inch Killings. Brass knobs.  Dominion  Wire Spring.     Others up  to $35.00.  It will pay you to get our prices on Furniture.    Largest stock in the interior.  I   CAMPBELL  BROS.,   Vernon,   B.   C.  ^ ���������   ��������� ���������  Only one dissenting Aroice  desti'oyed the solidarity of the  solid seven for the appointment  of George Riley to the vacant  seat, in the Senate caused by  resignation of William Temple-  man to take, the port-folio of  Minister of Inland Revenue.  The dissenter was Kennedy of  NeAV Westminster who stood  like a Mulligan guard for J. C.  Brown. Does the Editor of the  Vernon Okanagan clink his  glass with the Rileyites or gnash  with the minority'?  NOTICE.  Came to my place about one year ago, a sorrel mare, about i)(K> lbs., white star, branded^^  on right shoulder. kj  Owner can have animal by proving property  and paying all expenses in connection with the  same. If not claimed within ,'i0 days, will be  sold.  8-1 SAUL HAMILTON,  Inkameeo Reserve  Guaranteed -To   Fit  rE are now showing a iiew  lot of Men's Fine Worsted Trousers in new shades, and  shaped and tailored in the best  possible  manner.  These Trousers will hang-  nicely when you stand up, and  look AA'ell  when you sit  down.  Being pure wool worsted, they  Avill retain their shape as long  and as well as Trousers costing  more money, for they are exceptionally ������ j ^H^  good value at    $5 &HU $0  We invite You to Come and Look  NOTICE  Certificate. of' Improvements.  i  ST.EM.SET and GUNSlTE mineral claims, sit- Y  ���������mite in the Osoyoos Mining Division of m  Yale District Where located: Camp Fair- | 4*,  view.  'TAKE NOTICE that 1, Richard H.   Parkin-  CAilPBE-LL & SHIER  Gents' Furnishers.        :    :       HEDLEY, B. C.  <������.^.������^������-������������-0-<������-^<^-^><g><*������-<������-������-^>������^ ������������������<tMt������^������<i><g>><������<������><<*r>^-^- '^0������������^|  Various-Liberal papers' note  the fact that F. J. Re illy of bogus ballot-box fame, had just  completed his term in Kingston  penitentiary and was out again.  Comments on his physical fitness followed, which looks as if  the possibilities of future services to tlie party were in mind  to prompt the comment.  son as agent for The New Fail-view Corporation. Limited. Free Miner's Certificate No.  B70I���������).">. intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply, to the Mining Recorder for Certili-  cates of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section M7, must be'commenced before tho issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this pthdayof March. lWJIi. '  S-i)  RICHARD II. PARKINSON  NOTICE  Liberal organizer Grigor spent \  a whole week betAveen h.ei'e and I  fcioon the dmniest among its j Princeton, which shows that j  memhei's feit tlie small quarter- j there is a plentiful supply of the j  ly j.viynieut for dues a." crush- dong u*reen" coming from some  ���������ing liui'iUvu and unit either paying or attending the meetings  until it became difficult to secure [ sions  t;"i , 1 ������ *��������� ������������������   1  U'an lite 11   iiad   somt  source to keep gentlemen of this  kind making pleasure exeur-  through the province,  Whether    a ' foAV  more  $.10,000 !  Oixty days after date I intend to apply to tho  ���������"^ Cihicf Conuuissioner of Lands and Works  for pcriuis.sion to purchase eighty acres of land  in the Similkameen Division of Yale District,  situate as follows: Commencing at a post marked AV. M. C. which is about the South East  corner at.J. McLellan's pre-omption and running down the Okanagan River in a southerly  direction W chains, thence West 20 chains,  thence North 10 chains.'thence East to point of  commencement.  Walter M. Gillespie  Okanagan Falls, R. C.  Feb. mil. l!l(������i. -I���������U  NOTICE.  Ortificate of Improvements.  'MAYFLOWER" Mineral   Claim, 'situate in  the Osoyoos Mining  Division  of  A'ale   Ris- ; u,  trie!..     Where located :   In Camp Hedley.     ,'6  "TAKE NOTICE that I. V. W. (iroves, acting ' F:  as agent for The  A'ale  Mining Company, !  ]   -(.n-itiiv^lvii^- i|,n-������ l')tf>b- ^\-(>ll<vn i FrceMincr's Certiliialc No.   B7!)o:n. and  .lolin  very  am-; .-'CDdtoi snip-, na,, t i.iiei,. saa oik n j (;|.w,ni,ij|, |.-,.i;i. ;\nMci-s cei-tiiicaie No. H7!������i.-,,s. : l������  hii-i'ius .scheuies for adA-crt^n?"- i the i-eptile fund, only those   of  intend. <ixty days from the date hereof, to a p.; |  ..i.i. /i,..   .->>. i.L,iu..n   iwi    i...n.u,,vii.n |    ^       ,    i.           ,              ���������    . 1                         ' ply lo the Mining I.Vcordcr lora Ccrlillcale of i %  the town and   ellC()lira<''i7l!.:'   ca*>- ! tno nillCl* Circle Know, Olll  eviU- , Improvements, forth'.- purpose of ol-tainjug a   ������  i                                 .          ", ,   '"^      ''",., ,  '-       ,,.,fl,. ^..-,,,,������ /i!-' fL/i i'.tirt w/ii-i-    ,.{-'i Crown Grant of llio above  claim.                            j U  v;i    ro   ronie   in       t.()imiurt,������jr:>^  eni-iv some ojl Die ime aaoik   oi.      ,,,.,,,               .,  ,                  ,5  i..i.    .v*    >>ii.k     in.        uomuui.n.O')    , t       *'          i  ��������� i'f.     1     ���������     '     Am 1 UirUior take  notice that aeVion.   inner   (S  AA'ere apiiofiiteii to do   this  and  that and when   the   time   came  for them to report the result of  their labors it %vas often   found  that members   had   forgotten  that they  had   been   appointed  on. any committee.     The result  of this   all   is   that  after  more  than a year has elapsed, a   prominent mining engineer  comes  in to see the country and there  is not even a map to sIioav   him  except  a  2x4  in.  the   Gazette  office   and   coA'ering   a  section  of the proA'ince 208 miles by 304  miles or something   OA*er (53000  square   miles.    There   Avere  no  ore samples to show him except  a fcA\' that the editor had gathered tVom   various    prox>erties  and no data  except  the   Avrite-  ups that appeared last year in  the Gazette and that lacked the  fi-!)  the machine    as    exemplified    in j section W.  must��������� herominenced before ihc is;  sundry constituencies of Ontario j <"���������������"'<" *���������>''' ce,-tiii,-aieof improvements.  ;'. .        .i -     . f. i     Hated this 15th dav or January, M.'O.",  as Avell as   m   the  provinces   of:  Saskatchewan and Alberta, is  to be again put in operation for  the edification.of the yokels in  Britisl i Col umbia.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements. -  TRIANGLE" FRACTIONAL Mineral Claim  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division  of  A'ale District.    Where located : Ciinip Medley.  "TAKE NOTICE that I. F. W. Groves, acting  1     as agent for The Yale Mining Company.  Free Miner's   Certificate   No.  D7!)0.'W, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Ccrtitleate ot. Improvements, fur the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  AND FURTHER take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this loth day of January 1900.  8-0 F. AV. GROVES  NOTICE  is hereby   given  that,  sixty   dn.vs i  after dale, 1 intend to apply  to the  Hon. j  ! oiirabh: The Chief Commissioner of  Lands and ,  I Works for permission to  purchase the  follow-'  ing described land,sit Mate on the east Side   of'  Okanagan Lake.   B.C.    Commencing at a post  set at the northeast corner of the southwest \  of section l.1!,  Township SS.   running South  ^0  chains, thence AA'est NO chains, thence North  <.'()  chains, thence Fast ISO chains to point of commencement.  ELIZA MA I It  Dated. March 1st, l!J0(i. ���������������!l  HEDLEV, 53.C  TTIno   R_������snrfIna;   Hotol of the  SimlK-cameen   VevIIey.  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being; Equipped with r.l! 'Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc. :        :        :        :  ---Rsit<s-������S /Moderate���������  l|  McDERMOTT & .McARTHUR,   Proprietors  :Bmy.<CT?myvJTOWiUiuiW7W^pv������^^  !������ra������si������Hrn&,������i^imria6ja32ffjs^'^^^  NOTICE.  NOT1C E is hereby given that sixty days after  date,.I intend to apply to the Hon. The  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to purchase the S. E. i of the S. E. \  of Section 21. Tp, .11 and the S. AV. ) of Section  111 and the north h of the S. E.'l of See. I!) and  tho S. W. \ of the S. E. i of Section 1!) in Tp. 50  JOSIAI1 GRAHAM  Dated March 8, liiOG. 10-0  en ib. Keremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE (&, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barri in Connection. THE HEDLEY. GAZETTE, MARCH 29, 1906.  Town and District.  A bunk is opening in Molson.  Hugh Hunter, GoA'ernment Agent,  of Princeton Avas in toAvn on Monday  and intervioA'ed sundry tax-payers.  Kelowna, Irishmen, assisted by a  judicious blend of other nationalities  honored St Patrick's Day Avith a  Supper.  8. 0. Smith o!" Vernon has ohtained  the contract of supplying considerable  material for the C.P.R's new steamer  on Okanagan   Lake.  Reports   come   from    Keremeos   of  greater acth'ity in   railway cou.struc-  ' tion.    Larger gangs are being  worked,  and the cry is for more men.  The trout season opened on the 25th  and fishing rods are frequently in evidence, hut no sensational fish stories  have yet reached this office.  The new niachiues are being placed  in the. machine shop of the Daly Reduction Co. and are likely looking affairs which should do the Avork required of them.  L. XV. Shatford, M.P.P. returned to  Penticton on Monday night, coming  in Avith an excursion of land-seekers  from Manitoba. He Avill visit Fair-  vieAV before returning to Hedley.  The cheery chirp of the robins.which  has been heard frequently during the  past ten days is an evidence that the  spring Avea ther Avhich avo are iioav  getting is the genuine article.  A Billiard Tournament to test the  skill of Hedley billiard players, will be  held in the Hedley Pool Rooms, beginning Monday. April 2nd. For terms  of contest call at the pool rooms.  Mr. Harvey Tingiey, who spent the  winter at his old home in Now Brunswick, returned to Hedley on Thursday  last and Avas kept busy shaking hands  with his old friends for a feAv days.  The judicious use of paint on sundry  buildings in toAvn is improving the appearance considerably. AJittle paint  doesn't cost much and it gives a wonderful improvement to the appearance  of the toAvn.  The long 'expected telephone connection Avith KeloA\'iia and up-lake  points is at last to be made, tho Avire  and cable iioav being on hand. What  moves sloAver than Dominion Government construction?  Mrs. XV. H. Smith Avent to Keremeos last Aveek and returned by Thursday's stage. It is possible that the  family may reside a considerable, part  of the summer at Ke.reineos AA'hore. Mr.  Smith and his partners have taken  some building contracts.  The Ceinoxiieim Efenlc  'ii, $������*e������3Stt������G������B������CO3CC0������G������CO^  CAPITAL���������$10,000,000. - -    .  Total Resources (Now 30, '05)-  REST���������$-1,500,000.  -$98,000,000.  -PENTICTON   BRANCH  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT���������Interest allowed on deposits of 91.00and upwards  ^ETS  B/UNJCIING   B'V  MAIL ft  Deposits' may be made and  withdrawn by mail.   Special'attention given to this fi  class wf business.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on all points. 51  A General Banking Business Transacted. K  J. 7VY. CHRISTIE       -                          Manager ?  A Branch of this Bank has been Opened at Princeton. jjj  BlKu>.r.MTiBap>s.9zimrrrxMmixviimM  The Noav Zealand Hotel .is putting  up an addition in the rear of the hotel,  and making more sleeping accommodation by putting another storey on  top of the kitchen.  Drilling is progressing satisfactorily  on the Humming-bird. For a time  the ground Avas too soft and crumbling which made operations difficult,  but thev are iioav in solid rock and bet-  progress is being   made. ,  There is iioav abundance of Avater to  drhre everything if the flume, would  only do its AA'ork and carry itall doAvn.  Unfortunately several sags in the flume  limit its carrying capacity, Avhile in  other places it leaks like a sieA'o.    The  | H 0 T E L |  IHEDLEY���������  Just Arriviiu  The Ladies' SeAving Circle, of the  Methodist Church held their regular  election of officers on Wednesday last  and the following Avere elected:  President, Mrs.   M.   K.   Rodgers.  Vice President, Mrs.   Mairholt'er.  Sec. & Treas., Mrs. .1. 0. R. Cootes  Finlay Eraser who has been in charge  of the erection of the Nelson Brewing  Co's brcAvery at Princeton, since Harry  SAvail left there four AVeeks ago, came  doAvn on Monday. The Avork is being  delayed a Avhile AA'aiting the arrival of  tlie tubs.  Gus M'cDermott caiiic down from  the Apex this Aveek. He reports a.  . force of seven men at work on the  Apex and that development has been  prosecuted continuously all avinter.  There is about four feet of snow around  Apex Camp.  The Hedley Rifle Association had  better look out. A clause in Fit/'.pat-  rick's Sabbath Observance Hill reads:  "It.shall not be IaAvful for any person  on that day to shoot at any target,  mark or other object, or to use any  gun. rifle or other engine for that purpose."  it now appears that R. B Lamb's  destination on leaAring Medley last  Aveek Avas Noav York. What the visit  portends is mallei' for much specular-ion. and that speculation was not  lessened to any marked degree by the  air of secrecy maintained concerning  it.  This Aveek a number of Commercial  men came in, On Sunday, Guy Temple, repi'scntiiig Turner Bceton cc Co.  came in, and on Monday ('. Brown of I  Wood, Vallancc & Leggell. .J. [''osier,  of Kelly Douglas &��������� Co. and Jesse Op-  penheiiner of the American Cigar Co.  came together. They intend to drh-o  through to Kamloops.  Win. M. Bird, clerk at the Driard  hotel since last .Inly, left last night for  the Similkameen country, Avhere he  has taken a position. During his connection Avith the Driard Mr. Bird's obliging and genial disposition Avon for  him many friends, and made him one  of the best knoAvn hotel clerks on the  Pacific. His departure is much regretted by the patrons of the Driard.���������Vic  toria Times.  small quantity -of ice Avhich formed  this Avinter in comparison Avith last  Avould look as if the double hoarding  had a beneficial effect. The Avhole  thing apparently needs an overhauling  and tightening up. <  Much ado is made in certain sections  regarding the choice of Martin Burrill  of Grand Forks as delegate to Ottawa  for the Dominion Conference of fruit  groAvers, and a wordy warfare is on  concerning it. Jt does not require  much perspicuity to see that Mr. Burl-ell's politics rather than the location  of Grain I Forks is the main cause of  offence. After what AV. H. CoA'ertand  others of Grand Forks did for fruit.  groAving in the Interior, it is rather  remarkable that any question of this  kind should be raised at all.  Mc. F. A. ProA'ot returned on Saturday night and spent Sunday in Hedley, during which time he made the  acquaintance of various OAvhers of  mining property. He Avas favorably  impressed Avith the country but could  not understand Avhy things Avere not  moving more rapiplyin the opening  up of properties. A too plentiful supply of snow in the mountains and  shortness of time at his disposal prevented him investigating properties  Avhile here, but in all probability he  Avill make another visit to the Siniil-  kaineen before the summer is oatci'.  Mr. Alex. Miller, of G rcemvood came  over on the Flyer last week to visit his  sister, Mrs. XV. E. Bnrritt, andAvas the  guest of Mr. andMcs. Bnrritt for ji few  days. Mr. Miller reports prosperous  times in the Boundary Avhere all the  big milling concerns are making money  and other lines of business flourishing  in consequence of this. He expects  more attention to be paid to the Si-  inilkaineon during the coining summer,  a nd more still a.fter the raihvay reaches  here, for the long hard stage trip is  not likely to proA-o attractive to many  aa'Iio would otherwise- like to come in  to see the country. Mr. Miller has recently made? some successful deals in  mining in the Boundary, Avhich are  likely to add materially to the general  prosperity, and it is hoped that he Avili  find time during the summer to investi-  conditions in this camp as  well.  K  *  K  H  S  S  k  9?  I  K  H  K  x  f  Under   New   Management  THE BEST PROVIDED  IN KITCHEN AND BAT!  -VXD E V IS U V CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT  OF  PATKOXN.  ^  GIBBON   and  Mcdonald  P r op r i e t o r s  ������i^^Wi1^^t^������M������M������M������M^������M������M������M������oVM  Tlie Pioneer Carriage  and  Repair shod  HEDLEY,        '-"';>   =  We Have Just Received and  Opened Up a Fine Lot of  Ladies' Pretty New Wa!  t  and a Big Range of  sis  and Hosiery  B.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksiuithing done. ������������������ :    :  We Want Ail the Ladies to Come  and See These Goods.  ������  GEO. fi. SPR0UL&,  Piwletor.  "Try  .tt-KW.vSMS,.  CEYLON TEA.  Shatfords, Limited  R HEDLEY, B. C. ������  Keremeos New  Now On the Market.  Townsite  Pure  and  Invigorating.  gak  TRAVELLERS'DIRECTORY  ?.Iau,s and Stacks i.v tiik 8i.-M!i.ka.vi:i;.v.  Hedley Meat Market.  THE UNDERSIGNED,HAS  OPENED THE BUTCHER  SHOP ON WEBSTER ST.,  . WITH A SUPPLY OF  CHOICE MEATS OF ALL  K'i NDS���������BEEF, MUTTON  AND PORK ':: POULTRY  '.FOR THE HOLIDAY  SEASON :: :: ::  The V. V. & E. Raihvay Station Avill be in.the  centre  of the  toAvn.  NoAA'is the time to get your lots, before the first  train  comes up the valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around  toAvn site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just a Ioav  left.    Noav is the time to double your money. -  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. Armstrong'. Manager  Town Lots  $100,   ������200  and $250  i, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Hedley and Penticton Route. j  AVelby's .Stage, carrying mail mid passengers, j  leaves Pouticloii for llodicy at 7 11.111. on Tuesdays,  Thursdays:  and   Sa tun lays,  arriving in j  Medley at (i.I'O o'clock same days.  Kctuniing.  leaves  Hedley for  i'eutieton at :  7, a.m. 011 Mondays, Wednesdays and l-'ridays. j '  Connecting  eaeh   way   at    iCei-omens   with  /f������ :}\ i{\))\m:]) (ft /���������* ifi i\\ 1} \ <>) ifi if\ ifi /|i /(\ /|\ /|\  \AI. J. Manery  AlcAULEV,        -        -       Local flanagcr  Itoyer's line for lionnd.-iry poin|.-  Hedley and Princeton Route.  I'evoly's Stafro leaves Hedley for Princeton  n|. 7 a.111. 011 Wednesdays and .Saturdays.  Iteturniii^on Thursdays and .Sundays.  Only tho AA'ednesdav and Thursday -la.^e-i  carry mail.  Clo to tho-  I  , SsKir/  Hedley Pool Room  and Barber Shop  For an Easy Shave and  a Stylish Hair - Cut or  a   Game   of   Billiards.  Carl Hnlr.slne  Geo. Abels  FTNTiGTON LUMBER SYNDICATE  Have on hand a large stock of  FINISHED LUMBER  AM. KINDS  DIMENSION LUMBER  CC TO 30 I'-KUT  FENCE, POSTS, DRY G0RDW00D  Fairview and Penticton  ���������ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW     AMD     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Good Horses and liigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  WHEN   ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE   GAZETTE THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 29, 1900.  DOMINION PARLIAMENT.  'Continued from Kirsb Pago.  couA-er and Lulu Isjand Raih\*ay company, and, another respecting the  VVhite. Horse and Alaska Raihvay  company.  \V. A. Galliheralso introduced hills  regarding the. Nakusp <fc Slocan Railway    Company   and    the   Columbia-  ��������� Kootenay   Railway   and   Navigation  Company.  The annual convention of fi-uitgroAV-  crs opened. Avhen there were present  delegates from all over Canada. Hon.  Sydney Fisher, niinister of agriculture,  presided and suggested some amendments to the Fruits Marks Act. He  proposes to provide for second rate  fruit.  A delegation of clergymen from the  Anglican and Presbyterian churches,  " Avith senators and mem hers of parliament, waited on the' government today in support of the Lord's Day Observance hill. Sir Wilfrid asked them  to assist 'in putting it through the  committee'of the-house.  Duncan Ross, M.P. for Yale-Cariboo,  Avlvo'is in the' hospital with nri attack  of diphtheria, is iniproA-ing sloAvly.  There Avas i-ather strong- evidence  gh'en before the insurance commission  by A. Blakadar, actuary of the insurance department. After presenting  some correspondence regarding chargeable items, he said that the Royal Victoria company pafd 10 2-3 per cent, of  ���������its'premium income for salaries, Avhich  Avas larger than the aA'erage of other  companies; 5 per cent, for renewals,  and CI- to. Go per cent, for neAV business.  If the salaries and miscellaneous expenses exceeded 5 per cent., then the  business Avas not likely to be a profitable one.  A long report prepared by Mr.  Blackadar on these lines Avas handed  to superintendent Fitzgerald in March  1905, and it appeared-to remain in the  department until the i'olloAving November. The. report Avas a drastic and  radical one. It stated that if the management and expenses of the Royal  Victoria Avere riot cut doAA'n, the capital Avould be Aviped out, as the. business Avas carried at a loss. The report  was forwarded by Robert Mackay in  November. The Avitness could not say  why it lay so long in the department.  Witness was next examined on a  report made by himself in May, 1905,  on the. Home Life company, which  was run as  an  assessment company.  PROPERTY  Is  A  Good,  Safe  Make  Hedley  is the. supply point for the Nickel Plate moiin-  tain, 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. iioav mining district Avhich has already been proven, by a  small amount of development AArork, to be one .of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  British Columbia.  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  .......   ... .$400 to $600  Other Streets...   ........  ...-..-..,.   .���������.. $200 to $400.  .... I Erv/tli?....  Money  For T  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Raihvay; and Avith the adA'ent of this road,  which is assured in- the near future, it Avill unquestionably  become a large and important city, and toAvn lots will bring  Ing-returns-on-money-.invested at the present, time.  "I'frVifiMW1"-^* iiTirnrroi*1  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Purchase a-few Lets Mere  saisway wmess  For Full Particulars, yVVaps Etc.,  ��������� /*l3F������l--V   TO ���������  ey City Townsite Ce'y,  -        HEDLEY,  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and manager,  until 1898, Avhen it Avas changed to a  regular life company. For seven years  it ran as an assessment companv.  The expenses Avere equal to the receipts. In his report Mr. Blackadar  said that if this company had put in  their report the building at the value  paid for it, the result Avould have been  a loss of $10S,000 at the time he. made  his inspection in 1905 before making  his report. The business Avas then  being conducted at a loss. The company's figures shoAved a loss of $00,000.  FAIRVIEW  NOTES.  B. C's  Cultus  Potlatch.  (Ottawa News Disputcli)  Mr. George Riley arriA-ed here to-day  and Avill be presented to the House to-  morroAA-.  "The Goth and the Shameless Hun."  W,T.R. Preston has been lecturing  in Hungary on "Canada the Breadbasket of the World," and is trying to  coax over a. cargo of Huns. The Gali-  cians and Douks were bad enough, but  this is Preston's latest Avrinkle for  making Canada a land HoAving AA'ith  skim milk and Hun(ny).  Mrs. F. J. Bently died at Rossland,  on the 20th inst-., from an operation.  Mrs. Bentley was well anil 'favorably  knoAvn here, Avhere she Avas raised.  She Avas the eldest daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. H. Garrison of this place.  J. K. Robinson of Ben Lomond  ranch returned last week from a trip  to Phoenix.  A meeting of the residents of Fair-  A'iew was held Thursday afternoon  22nd to see   Avhat  could   be  done   to  prevent typhoid fever. It Avas decided to send for Dr. Fagan and a committee Avas appointed to assist him in  his examination.' The committee appointed were Messrs Parkinson, Car-  michael and Atkins,  .f. P. McCuddy is not going to wait  for Dr. Fagan. He is cleaning out his  share of the creek.  The steam shovel that is working  below Osoyoos may be seen any clear  day..  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  To make good bread you  must have good flour. If  you want the best bread  you must use the best  flour.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings sIioav-  ing temperature, etc., for the Aveek  ending March 24th :  VT TIIK mini-:.  Mi  ixiinum  Minimum  Mar 18  2(5  9  19  30  1.  20  49  11  21  45  18  22  48  28  28  48  21  24  41  27  SuoAvfall foi  week  5.   inches  I  Vital on ground,  12 inches  VT THE mill.  Ma  xiniiim  Minimum  18  34  28  19  30  1-1  20  46  22  21  48  32  22  45)  22  28  53  23  24  00  2(5  Snowfall for  Aveek.  .5   inch  JS.  Melted snow  .01 inches.  HOTEL  Ogilvie's  Royal  Household  IS THE FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.    Use no other.  - FOR SALE "V  SflflTFORDS, LIMITED  fledleij and Fairview  ��������� ���������  THE    .    .    .  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  A tidy letter-head or bill-head commands attention from those Avith  whom you do business The Gazette  print-shop can fit you out in style.  (( ~��������� i!  REVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  your wants for Livery or Team  Work will bo attended to  by calling Phono 12.  W.   F.   REVELY,   Proprietor  LL J  Cawston 8 Edmond  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  HEDLEY, B. C:  This hotel under new management has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  H. W. YATES, Proprietor  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  .First  Class  in  Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters.of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage   Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  j  <  Id  J  0  I  PURVEYORS  OF  ALL KINDS  OF  Fresh Meats  Fisn  Vegetables  AND  2  D  ������  When   writing    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette.  Cut Rates on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.  Inquire for Latest Fruit Arrivals.  HEDLEY,  -   -   B. C.  PENTICTON  Livery, Feed and cStaoe  STABLES  '     ESTABLISHED  19Q3  ���������  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and PrincetonH  :0:  Special liigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        : :        :  ���������O:  L  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.

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