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 (���������  I  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B.C., THUESDAy, MAKCH 7. 1912.  NUMBER   i).  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [lS.ycars'practice in Vancouver.]  S.O.L. Co.'s B'.ock  PENTICTON,  -  -  B. C  PRELIMINARY MINES REPORT  ������IM.6iftRKE  "U/at t ch m eiRe r*  H'ED'L-'E'V, b.c:.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.        ���������'   '  A. Bakxes, Prop.    ,, PentictOiV, B.C.  Provincial  Mineralogist Issues Advance  Booklet in Which Camp ;Hedley  is Done Ample Justice  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches,  Properties, Mines, Timber,  Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C-  X". Thompson' i'iioxe suv.-wouk ;*!'l'i  MGK.��������� WKSTKISX CANADA  ���������'-  Gammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  .Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  O'fHces and "Warehouse. SI7-03 Bcntty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  R H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.O.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR;  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. G  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  A: F. & A. M.  "REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. I**. A. F. & A. M..  are held on the second Friday in  ' each month iu Fraternity hull, Hedley. Visiting  ��������� brethren nre cordially invited to attend.  5. E. HAHILTON.  WV M  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley  Local Cam') meets in  Fraternity   Hall   the   lirst and  I third Thursdays in the month.  A. ULAUK K. H. St.lll'SON  Counsel Clerk.  L. O. L.  .Regular monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1711 are held on  the third Monday in every  ^5^0iraL(5^l"Sk,''o,,f'' in Fraternity Hall. Visiting brethern are cordially invited to attend.  ARTHt'R KINO. XV. M.  V**.!. LONSDALE, Sec't.  Evidently it is to meet the wishes of  those who lmve held that the issue of  the annual mines report in the months  of August or September  was hot soon  enough and that the information coin-  ingat that time  was too belated to he  of inucli  practical value  in advancing  the interests of mining in  this province that a change in this repect is being made and there has  been issued  from the department  of urines at Victoria a preliminary  report which  is  styled a Preliminary Review and Estimate of Mineral Production  for Year  1911" by AVm. Fleet Robertson.  'The pamphlet contains 30 pages in  which the production in the province  as a whole is dealt with  and also by  districts.     In  this hitter portion the  Boundary "district production is treated iii  considerable detail and conspicuously placed therein is the paragraph  devoted' to Camp Hedley, which says:  ''.'���������A, brief summary   of the ^Hedley  Gold Mining  Company's work arid results    in   1911   follows:    development  work consisted of drifting,  055 feet;  sinking, 325 feet; and 'raising, 235 feet;  total,  1,315- feet.     Diamond   drilling  totalled 3,100 feet.   The quantity of  ore .milled was about 57,000 tons, of an  average  value of .$12.10 per tori; the  percentage  of extraction for the year  was 02 per cent.   Four quarterly *livr-  dends   were  paid   by   the   company,  amounting together to 25 per cent., on  the issued  capital  of $1,200,000.    At  the close of the year the lower levels  of tire company's mines  were looking  well,   with  large   reserves   of ore   in  sight,  and the outlook for 1912 is ac-.  cordingly bright."  Of the Apex it says:  "This   property   was   taken   under  bond and option of  purchase by Mr.  T.  D.   Piokard   anil   associates,   who  commenced   work  orr  it last autumn  and have  been continuing   it through  the winter."  In the portion given to Sinn'lkanieen  division it is for the most part taken  up with amount of development on the  ���������'coal properties although mention is  also made of the operations on Copper  Mountain in connection with the bond  which the B. C. Copper Co. hold on  the Voigt properties and there is also  mention of the work to determine the  depth of the gravel beds on the Tulameen'and the Geological Survey work  :in connection with the diamonds  found in chromite rock on Olivine  mountain and to further investigate  :the placer deposits of gold arid platinum.  APPRECIATES OUR MEMBER  Premier McBride Expresses His Appre-  ciatisn of the Services of L. W.  Shatford, M. P. P.  TO BEGIN IN MAY  Irr hia speech introducing the government's railway policy and the  effect it would have in Jinking up the  coast.with the Siinilkanieen and Boundary districts, the 'Premier said: ' .  '���������It is hot necessary-for me   at this  juncture  to say  anything ns to  the  manifold advantages of the Boundary,  the Similkameen and  the Nicola districts.    The geiitlenien  who represent  these districts in this Parliament are  very  well  qualified   to   perform 'any;  duty which  may devolve  in tins respect.    All in   this ".'House, lire familiar  with  the ability  and the enthusiasm  displayed   by    the   member   for   the  Boundry/in eiiipathasizirig at every opportunity the conspicuous merits arid  advantages of his ; particular district.  Arid who is  there here' who has.not.  appreciated the  bursting eloquence of  the  member for-   Siinilkanieen   when  the 'glories of -that  district   are   his  theme? (Applause, and cries of ���������'Hear,  hear.") , \ >. /  "The wonderful endowment iii varied natural advantages which the Similkameen possesses have Jieen frequently brought by'him to the .attention of this house. The Kettle Valley  line, construction of which Ave were  able to assist-two years ago, has now  approximately a milage of-275 iniles.  There was a question raised wherrthis  matter was brought before this House  as to its connection with the town of  Summer-land and the coming important centre of Princeton, and I have-  today been warned by my friend, the  member for Siinilkanieen, to say to  this House that we are assured in connection with the Kettle Valley thai  this line will be build, not as it is so  often expressed to a point in or near  Princeton, but that it will be built in  and tin ough Princeton, so that part  of my friend's constituency is certain  Kettle Valley Will Make a-Start on Their  Hope Mountain Section Early  in  May  Vancouver, B. C, March -I.1---II was  officially announced today that the  contract for the construction of the  Kettle Valley line over the Hope  mountains is to be awarded early next  .month and that consti liction work  will be started not later than May 1st.  The section in question will have a  length of i5 iniles. It is also;announced  that every effort will be.mnde to finish  the .contractor the.entire.dine before  the end of 1914, or six months, ahead  of the lime limit, .Inly 1st, 1915, fixed  by the goveriiinent: Construction will  be started at rnile 25 of the branch  line, completed south from Merritt in  Njeolav.-illey.  The line:soul h from Merritt, 30 iniles  .long, will be a branch ,or feeder of the.  'main line, which it will join'nt mile 25.  It 'was receiRly inspected Ivy J. P.  Forde, provincial government engineer, who pronounced it the best section of railway he had ever examined.  The. cost of the construction of the-  main line ,down the -west slope, of the  Coquihalla rivei- is ostium ted at .$75;-  OOO'per'inile.  ������������������'':,.   ...",,  ,.,,; \ -V-'  PREMIER COMING TO HEDLEY  Premier McBride and Attorney-General  Bowser Will Be Here March i8th  to enjoy, the very large advantages  which are certain to accrue through  this contract with the Kettle Valley  road. 1 /may also say that this line  will pass through the town of Sinninerland."  B.  C.   ELECTION ON 28TH  GENERAL NEWS  British Columbia Orangemen held  grand session at Bevelstoke last week  and voiced their unanimous condemnation . of borne rule for Ireland and  the Ne Temere decree.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 14tli of each month.  Office  on  North   Main   Street.  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors, Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  SAY THEY WILL FIGHT  B. C. Liberals Announce Their Intention  to Put up a Can didate in Every  Constituency  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL KXGIN'KKR and RRITISTI  COLt'JIJ'IA LAX.H Sl'IiVKVOR  Star Building Princeton  HILLIARD'S  BARBER     SHOP  'FOR. AX I'.VSY SH.VY'K  HOT & COW.) BATHS  Next door north of Grand Union Hotel  .   When   writing'   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  The Liberal convention which met  in Vancouver on March 1st. decided to  contest every constituency in British  Columbia in the forthcoming election.  In the election of a leader the choice  fell on 11. C. Brewster, of Alberni,  who was also made the new president  of the Liberal Association for the  province. Sir Wilfrid Laurier is made  Honorary president and the vice-presidents were selected from the various  portions of the province.  An attempt was made to frame a  platform anil the architect thereof  must have got hold of Smith Curtis'  platform of six years ago and plagiarized it till he got tired before the Curtis platform was more than two-thirds  covered. Among the planks are to be  found women's suffrage, local option,  public ownership of telephones, government dyking and irrigation, abolition of laud staking etc. and various  others that- have merit but which the  Attorney-general has remarked, are  now being put in operation by the Mo-  Bride government as speedily us possible.  Hawthornthwaite is not likely to be  a candidate in the present election and  will devote his time henceforth to  demonstrating socialism by showing  how big a pile of this world's goods he  can get together for .1. H. Hnwthorn-  Ihwaite, but no divvy up.  Sir Joseph AVard has announced his  retirement from the premiership of  New Zealand. '--'"'*  The strike of tiie English coal miners  bids fair to be the greatest industrial  battle in which organized labor has  ever engaged. It will cause bigger loss  than any other, and before it is over,  no .part of the. community will be as  heavy losers as the strikers themselves  even if the mine owners have to pay  them the wages they are asking.  The new governor of the Yukon is  about to introduce some radical reforms iu the administration of that  teiri tor y.  A huge mass meeting in Massey  hall, Toronto, passed resolutions upholding the position taken by Ulster  in her struggle against home rule.  Canada's trade has shown enormous  gains over that for the months of  January and February in any former  year.  The Premier nndA ttorney-genernl  are on a. political tour of the interior  this week.  Rcvelstoke is making strong effort  '������������������*��������� secure connection with the G. T. P.  and C. N. K. by way of Tete Jaime.  Cache.  Ontario is to have a port orr Hudson's Bay, but Manitoba gets the two  buns, Nelson and Churchill.  Arr order-in-co.uncil changes nomination day to the 14th of March which  is exactly 14 days before election. The  time intervening between nomination  anil election was formerly one week.  If the National Rifle Association of  Great Britain don't quit beefing about  the Boss rifle no Canadian Bisley  team will leave Canada for England  this summer. So says Colonel Sam  Hughes, the Canadian Minister of  Militia.  Shortly after prorogation of the  British Columbia .Legislature the  house was dissolved and the writs  were issued for.a general election on  the 28th of March and since the announcement was first made an order-���������  in-council has been passed changing  the date of the nomination which is  now to.be on March 14th instead of  the earlier-date first given out.  The time is short but it will serve,  arrd as it is desirable to get it over as  quickly as possible and at a time when  business will be least interfered with  the date chosen seems to have been  well calculated to suit all classes better than any other. By extending the  time a few weeks longer it would  throw it into seeding time and thus  prove inconvenient and expensive fortius farmers.  The short time available i.s making  the party organizations get busy and  nominating conventions a re all crowded into a space of about a week in.the  various ridings. The Conservative  convention for Sinrilkanieeii is called  for Keremeos on Friday, March Sth.  So far as this convention is concerned  it will be merely a matter of form to  comply with the requirements of party  organization. The sitting moinlu'r has  proved himself worthy of the trust  placed in him-nine years ago and ratified since then on two subsequent occasion both by his party and by the  electors and there is no thought anywhere of a change. Whether there is  to be a contest or not rests wholly  with his opponents in Hie. opposition  camps whether Liberal or Socialist or  both.  J. A. Brown, of Keremeos. is the returning officer for the riding arrd is  busy perfecting his arrangements for  carrying out his duties in connection  therewith.  Announcement is made that Premier Mi-Bride and Attorney-General  Bowser .who a re now on tour through  the interior of the province will take  in Hedley, reaching here on Monday  March ISth. f;  'They are covering the ground rapidly and holding two or three meetings  every day.. They will doubtless reach  here by mid-day train .from the south  and hold tneir meeting'in the afternoon after which they will proceed to  Keremeos to speak there in the evening and go through the same night to  Penticton where they will address a  meeting on Tuesday jn'ornihg, proceed  up the lake to Kelowna for a meeting*  thine in the/afternoon mid "on to Vernon for a .mass ������������������meeting., on Tuesday  'light. ,���������;'._..  . .Announcement will be made later on  as  to  the  hour of  meeting   here on  Monday   afternoon.     The 'afternoon'  nie.eti.rig  would  of course  be   bettter  suited for Kerenicos   than for Hedley  where  most of the  men  are on  shift:  But the arrangement which  has been  made  is the  only one that will fit in  with   their  plans for public   address  in.  the  -Minited    time   at   their   disposal,  for after they leave here there  will only be" ten   more days before the  election  and  in   that  time  they,will .  have to  visit all or most of  the  constituencies on the coast.        -..-.,  It is hoped, however, that they will  not be wholly dependent upon the  regular train on the Great Northern  for their trip up this valley, for it  would detract from the success of an  afternoon meeting in Hedley to have  to gel the meeting over in time to  leave'liy the afternoon train. If the  Hedley meeting could be held back  until about four o'clock it would enable those who conic off shift at three  o'clock to attend, and also coming off'  at five, by going direct to the meeting  could come in for a considerable part  of the addresses, and the distinguished  visitors could still reach Keremeos bv  auto in time for the meeting there in  the evening.  WILLIAMS-FOX  EDWARD BLAKE  CROSSES  DIVIDE  Ex-Leader of Liberal   Party in Dominion  and Politician of Wide Experience is Dead  A quiet but pretty wedding took  place at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.  G. H. Sproule, Hedley, on March 2nd.  when Eliot H. Williams, assayer to  the Hedley Gold Mining Company,  was'riiarried to Miss Caroline E. Fox-  late of the Hedley Hospital.  The ceremony was performed by thi-  Rev. A. II. ('amerori in liis usual impressive manner: the bride being  given away by Mr. George Sproule.  whilst the lighter duties of bridesmaid  and best man were ably fulfilled by-  Miss Elsie Williams and Mr. Wallis-  Knowles, with Mr. and Mis. Gomer P.  Jones as wedding guests. The bride,  who looked charming as she entered  the drawing, room to tire music of  Lohengrin, carried a bouquet, of ni-  phetos roses, the gift of the bridegroom, wiiilst the supper table on  which a dainty repast was served after the ceremony, was most artistic in  its colour scheme carried out in red  and while carnations (also given by  the bridegroom), white chiffon and  fairy lamps. Further contributions of  flowers from numerous friends and a  few green  boughs  and   white  ribbon.  effectively decorated the house  Tin  Toronto, March 1.-���������Hon. Kdward  Blake, K. G, premier of Ontario in  1S71 72, leader of the Liberal party in  the Dominion parliament from 187S to  1S90, and home rule M. P. for South  Longford, Ireland, in the British commons from 1S92 to 1907, died this  afternoon at his residence after an illness of nearly five years. He was  born irr Cairngorm, Ontario, in 1833,  and had been in public life in Canada,  and Great Britain since 1S67.  The G. T P. has promised to rush  the connection between Port George  and the main line.  Laurier's naval bill is likely to be  repealed and the people given an opportunity forthwith to express their  wishes in the matter of Canada's contribution to the naval strength of the  .empire.  wedding cake which was of the best  was supplied by Mrs. McGibbon who  with Mrs. Jones and her daughter,  lent Mrs. Sproule most able assistance  in the preparations. The place cards,  most original in design, were the  handiwork of or contributed by Mr.  Wallis Knowles. Among the iuan\  beautiful wedding presents may be  mentioned the bridegroom's present  to the bride which consisted of ;>  pearl and peridot bracelet, and the  bride's present to her husband was a  pearl and peridot scarf pin.  At an early date (which will be announced later) Mr. and Mrs. Williams  hope to receive the many friends  whom limited space prevented their  inviting to the wedding.  It will soon be known whether Britain or Norway or anybody else has  succeeded in landing the notoriety ol*  finding tin; south pole.  ,     is".   ,5-   i?  ��������� 'ST  "���������""���������   "*    i  a* #: *���������=���������   ~  01   -5    -r   5  V        !n        I-*!*. h*  A*  <  $   5-  o   s  2  a m THE HEDLEY GAZETTE MARCH 7, 1912.  0*1  ��������� ��������� *    - i  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssueil mi Thursdays, by the Huni.Kv Gazwi'ti';  l'UINTl.Vli ANI> I'lnil.ISllINO CO.MI'ANV,     .  Li.miti-:ii. n.|. .TIedlev. H. ('.  Subscriptions in Advance  J--er Vear '.... ....'.....'...' ������2.1X1  "   (United States I.....  2.50  Advertising Rate*  Measurement, 12 lines to the inch.  ���������Land Notices���������t'ortilleatesof improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for M-day notices, and *j?5.00 for 30-tlny  notices.  Contract Advcrtlsemcnt.s��������� One inch per month  %\.'25\ over 1 inch and up to 1 inches, ������1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  " application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, based on size of space nnd length  ,of. tii'nc.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, ������1.00 for one insertion, 'in cents for  each subseciuent insertion., Over one inch.  II) cents per lino for lirst 'insertion and ;>  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  ���������Transient,!? payable in advance.  Changes for.contract; advertisements should  "bC'in the ollico by noon on Tuesday to secure  Mention for that week's issue.  quoted   in the east 'and is tending   to  prejudke the case of those in this pro- j.  vince   who are opposed   to  theailniis]  s'joii   of the Hindus  into/British  Col- ;  i  uinliia. .. ��������� '' |  The howl iinule in certain quarters  about the election being held on the  old lists is .00 per cent inisrepresen-  tation. It may please them to call  the lists revised on the (3th of Novein-  bep 1911 "'old lists", and they are welcome to all the capital they can make  out of it if it pleases them to look at it  that way. It has been known for  the last nine years that the election  law of British Columbia makes '.provision for two revisions of the list in  every year, these revisions being  made in the months of May and November ; and it has always  been plain-  PROCLAMATION  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftoner than once ainonth , )y set forth, ill the Act    ilist what Was  he price of. composition  will be charged at < " .....-,.  regular rates. I necessary  to be done   in order to en  A. MEtiRAW. Managing h'ditor. .       . , .,       ,.  sure having ones   name orr   the  list.  But while" these two revisions are held  every year, economy forbids the re-;  printing of the list with every revision. Now the lists to be used orr  March 2Sth are the latest revised, and  they have just been reprinted within  the last urolith, so it simply amounts  to a piece of vulgar lyiug to say that  tlii* election is to be held orr the old  lists.  Full Moon  Last quar.  . 10..  191i  MAR  New Moon  IS  First quar.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  n  10  17  21  HI  -I  IS  :5 0 7  12 13 M  19 20 21  ���������20, 27 2S  1  8  15  22  29  9  10  2I-J  30 :  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  Hon. Edward Blake died at his home  in Toronto last week.     His death re-  '. :<  moves one of the most prominent figures in the. public life of Canada of a  quarter of a century ago, and be was.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier's predecessor in  the leadership of the Liberal party.  He was a. man of high aims and great  honesty of purpose but his one great  lack was a. sufficiently strong and  abiding faith in the greatness of Canada's future. Nevertheless he was  one of her loyal sons and one of the.  ablest she ever produced.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Mar. 21,1912:  . AT THE MINE.  Maximum  IS  .. 21  17  .. 2-1  23  12  15  Average maximum temperature 18.57  Average, minimum do -.71  Mean temperature 8.93  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall        "       " 5.  COKKKSl'ONDING WKKIC OK LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 27  Feb 25  20  27  2S  29  Mar 1  o  Minimum  5  9  3  -5  -7  -0  -1  The sull'rngettes of England are fast  becoming a disgace to their sex. The  late Carrie Nation with all her violence was a model of moderation irr  comparison with the Pankhurst brigade. If they would only behave  themselves there is every reason to  believe that many women who are'  not now in possessiorr of the franchise  would be allowed to vote, but by  their violence and utter disregard of  the rights of others they have contrived to furnish their opponents with  the strongest possible, argument why  thev .should not be entrusted with the  franchise.  Average maximum  do  2-L28  Lowest minimum  do  10.  Average  minimum  do  13.11  Men n  do  1S.71  AT THE  "MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Feb 25  33  20  *      2(5  ..     "   12  22  27  37  11  .      28  33  11  29'  35  10  Mar   1  32  11  2  37  10  The   eastern   papers    are   devoting  considerable .space   to the Hindu question   and Or. Sunder Singh appears to  be   making   some   impression    by,his  appeals   while on the other hand   violent   iintaetfiil language   employed by  some of the public men   and newspapers in this   province    in opposing tiie  the. right of resident Sikhs to bring in  their wives   is gaining sympathy for  the  Sikhs   in  the  eastern  provinces.  The Monetary Times in a recent issue  ���������devoted   a   page   to   the   question, in  which it sets forth   the contentions of  both   sides    and   gives   the   views   of  Sunder Singh and the  representative  for Vancouver.     The  Presbyterian, a  church   paper,  discusses    the    matter  much more intelligently  than most of  the secular  papers   for it has had the  .;;.':V-**>������������������" '       'tting    the views of  B. D. McLaren   and  'd thus  knows the  ���������ouver   Ministerial  is  is  the   kind  of  east requires at  lace of the brutal  mi public  prints  it    is   too  often  ���������Average maximum temperature 25.57  Average minimum do 11.-12  Mean do 29.99  Rainfall for the week  O.IK) inches  Snowfall        "       "      0.02  COIUlKSrO.VDlXG WKKK OK LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 10  Average do do       ��������� 35.57  Lowest minimum do 7  Average do do 10.71  Mean do 21.14  Two mail carriers have been devoured by wolves within ten days on the  north shore of .Lake Nepigon. The  last of the two had managed to shoot  four wolves that were found dead near  the place where evidences of the tragedy were found.  New from Cover to Caver m  WEBSTER'S  Siinilkanieen Electoral District   To Wit:  Public Notice is hei-ebv given to the  electors of Siinilkanieen Rlectora 1'  District that in" obedience Co His.  Majesty's 'Writ to me directed, and  bearing date the 27th day of February  in the year- of our Lord, one thousand  nine .hundred and twelve. 1 require  the presence of the said electors at  GOVERNMENT OFFICE, FAIRVIEW  .  c    ��������� on the ���������    '  14th DAY OF MARCH, 1912  at 12 o'clock, noon  for the purpose of electing a person to  represent tlreni in the Legislature of  this province.  The mode of nomination of candidate shall be as follows:  The candidate shall be nominated in  writing; the writing sball be subscribed by two registeied voters of the  district as proposer and seconder-, and  by three other registered voters of the  said Electoral district as assenting to  the nomination, and shall be delivered  to the Returning officer at any time  between the date of the proclamation  and due p. in, of the day of nomination, and in event of a poll being necessary, such poll shall be open on the  28th DAY OF MARCH 1912  at the following places  1.���������Beaver-dell, Post Office  2. ���������Westbridge. Broomfield's Hotel  3.���������Rock Creek, Crawford's'Store  4.���������Bridesvilie, Oli.-irlt(m's store  5.���������Sidley Mountain, Post Office  6.���������Camp McKinney, Post Offioe.  7.���������Fairview, Government Office  8.���������Vaseaux Lake, MclntyreResidence  9.���������Okanagan Falls, Post Oiflce.  10.���������Kaleden, Ha tfield's  11.���������South  Penticton, Lay ton's Residence  12.���������Green Mountain, Post Office  13.���������Keremeos Centre, Drug Store  14.-���������Keremeos. Post Office  15.-Hedley, Union Hall  16. ���������Princeton, Court House  17.���������Ashnola, Townsite Office  IS.���������Granite. Creek, Post Office  19.���������Coahnont, Coahnont Hotel  20.���������Tulameen,   Otter Flat, Schubert's  Store  of which every person is hereby required to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Given tinder  my hand at Keremeos  the 2nd day of March, 1912. ,  To attainindependence is by steady effort  You  cannot'make a better --start 'than  by  opening a Savings Account in  The Bank of Britisli North America  Deposits  of $1.00 and upwards., received and  interest added twice a year.  76 Years in Businesi Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  Schubert's Supply Stores  DEALERS IN  Creamery Butter,  Dairy Butter  Eggs, Cheese  Hams and Bacon  Potatoes, Onions and  other Vegetables  Sole Agents of Oroville Creamery  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  J. A. BROWN  Returning Officer  NEW  DICTIONARY  JUST  ISSUED. Ed.in  Cfcief, Dr. WXCarris^former U.S.  Com. ef Education.   The Webster  iraditica Developes*! hy Modern  ScientificLexicograpby Key to Literature e������ Seven Centuries. General  Information Practically Doubled.  2700 Pages.   6000 Dlustrations.  40GfGOO "Words and Phrases.  GET THE BEST  in Scholarship, Convenience, Authority, Utility.  Write for Specimen Tagoo to  G. &C. MERRIAM CO.. SPRINGFIELD, MASS.  You will do ns a favor t* mention thin pub luatlon.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  fiOAL mining fights of the Dominion, in  v-/ Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories iniel in a portion of thu Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,51V) acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a. lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described hy sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in iinsurvoyed territory the tract  applied for.shall he staked out by the applicant  himself.  Kadi application must bo accompanied by a  fee of ������"> which will he refunded if the rights  applied for are not. available, hut- not otherwise. A royalty shall he paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of live cent*  pel' ton  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn" returns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  and nay the royalty thereon. If the eoal mining rights are not being operated, such returns  should be furnished at least once a, year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available .surface rights may  be considered necessary for the working of the  mine at the rate of ������10.00 an acre.  Kor full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of  the Interior. Ottawa, oi- to any Agent or Hub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. XV. CORY,  Deputy "Minister of tho Interior.  NVB.-l'nauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. 'Mini  NOTICE  lilinrr,^jJililf'ir-riTir--nM  SIMILKAMKKX LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT Oli"  VAl.E  'PARR NOTICK that I, Kdwnrd Asquith  L Ilargreaves, of Keremeos, II. C. occupation Rancher, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the  following described lands.  Commencing ata post planted at the S. K.  corner of Lot !*'*s, 'Siva. Wagstalt"s 1'. 10., thence  east 10 chains, thence north SO chains, thence  west 10 chains, thence south HO chains to point  of commencement, containing SO acres more  or less  KDU'ARD ASQUITH HARURKAVKS  "March 1st, V.IV2 0-W  ���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  WITH THE  NEW   YEAR|  Look up Your Stock of Office Stationery and  see whether there is not something you  need  to lighten work and increase business in 1912  Beware the rubber stamp ad on your  stationery or the ready-made Bill-head  or statement. It always looks "one  horse" and will hurt your business by  creating a bad impression.  Your own name and Business neatly  printed on good paper will make friends  for you wherever it goes.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������I  ���������I  We do all Kinds of  GommerGia! Printing  Including Letter-heads, Bill-heads, Statements,  Envelopes, Notes, Receipts, Shipping-  Tags,   Price   Lists,   Blotters,  Mining  Forms,   Etc.  Send in Your Orders to the  I Hedley  Gazette  Job Department  I  and They will have Prompt Attention  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETT THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 7.  L912.  Towiv and District.  |s j;-;   St. Patrick's day comes Oii'a Sunday  I* ..    this year-.  F. H. Puisonu iiaine up fioin   Olalla  on Monday.  .  The Rev.  T. A. Osborne,  of Princeton, will take the Methodist pulpit on  --.Sunday next.  Constable Sproule returned on Sat-  ;    urday  fronf Ranrlonps  where he   had  eoiiyeycd two prisoner*.  Miss AVilliains is goings tlris'weelc"to  Trail to visit her sister.: before starting  X  for-her home in England. i.  Returning Officer J. A.  Brown, of  '     Keremeos,  drove  up on-Sunday,':accompanied hy H. 0. N. Etches.  A nu'iiihur. of men from this locality  .left for .Edmonton on  Monday where  times are sard  to be   brisk, and work  .plentiful.  The '.inartistic nrtists who   burglarized the 'Oroville post office and made  a bungle = of the job were captured in  Phoenix  and  taken  back  to Oroville  . '���������..;: .for.trial;   ;;���������' " ,."y-:[:?    ".,V;^: I:-/��������� '���������   ''������������������'"..'  John    Mclnnis,'   formerly   socialist  representative   of the" Grand   Forks  ;ridini-* is to be the socialist candidate  in Cariboo this election.  Don't fail to visit Madame Leone  Fay,  one of, the famous Fay sisters,  ��������� astrological, trance medium,.Spiritual  Readings,   Room   ,10,   Grand   Union  ':-.���������"��������� Hotel.-;,, :.'y':%',.;:.        yi  Theleonrne entrance of Marchshould  satisfy the requirements of weather  prophets who, prognosticate along old  lines. From this' out they should be  - able to put up something decidedly  springlike.    ,  "' Hedley Conservatives are notified to  rireet in ' Shatford's Hall tonight  (Thursday) March. 7that S p. in. for  the purpose of appointing delegates to  attend the nominating convention in  Iveremeos on the 8th.  Arthur Vance went out this  week  for a short holiday over in the Nelson  -    direction.     He has had a-long steady  ,.;"' seige of it at the ore bins irr charge of  the iiyper section  of the gravity tram  ���������and a little relaxation  will be accept-  .   able.  The old leak irr the Greenwood lock-  , -up which was  notorious a few  years  ago  has   again   been   sprung.      Last  week  the chap  who robbed  Gorman  \   West of$!X)0 and was extradited for  the offence managed to smash the lock  ���������arrd get away.  The Liberal-Conservatives of Yale-  Cariboo meet irr Keremeos on Friday  at one o'clock p. in. for the purposes of  formerly placing their candidate in  the field. Delegates from all parts of  the district are expected, although the  time will be short for those in the  more distant places.  Miss Allen, the new matron for the  Hedley Hospital, came irr from Vancouver on (Saturday, and has entered  on her dirties. 3Iiss Allen is a New  Brunswicker but has been following  her profession in Vancouver for some  time.  The Eastern Townships Bank passed  ���������over- to the Canadian Bank of Commerce on March 1st, and. the building  which the Princeton branch occupied  being closely adjoining the Greiit  Northern Hotel, fell a prey to the  flames when that building was burned  down in the early hours of Friday  morning.  Rev. A. II. Cameron had a round of  the golf Hides on Monday morning  when the thermometer showed about  twenty degrees of frost. Nevertheless  the turf was in good condition for  play and the balls travelled briskly  over the frozen ground, and irr spite  of the fact that he found it comfortable play with his overcoat on he  managed to get together a tidy looking score.  The first of March has gone by without airy regular trains running to  Conlniont. At that point they do not  know when a commencement will be  made but they have been given to  "understand that the mailer is now  under consideration at .St. Paul and  that when a change is made it is likely  ���������to nie'iii the cutting out of the Oroville layover arrd a. through run from  Spokane will be part of the new  schedule.  When the weather gets a bit more  springlike than it has been during the  past ten days, nnd the road over Green  Mountain improves somewhat, Welby  will begin daily trips with his new  auto between Penticton and Keremeos, meeting the train each day.  Last year a great deal of good work  was done on that section of the road  which is bound to put it in fine condition for the coming season. A daily  service over that route, with a daily  mail that will rueet the Great Nortlr-  . era trains  up and down this valley, is  anything less  what  a. crying  need and with  thaivvthis  we are  not getting  p.roperly'Tieliiugs to irs.   ::  Homer McLean and Mrs. Gillespie  are likely to leave for home- any day  now. They were delayed iu starting  owing to- the severity of the weather-  here, but there is now every probability for milder weather from this  out than we have been having for the  past ten days.  Mike Costello  wasn't joshing 'about  those placer .locations down  the river  after all.     Tlrelocation  was made, by  Thomas Cot win for Edward Ma Iron of  Vancouver and the application that is  being made i.s for a. dredging lease for  the term of twenty years.   The location  covers  the ground from a post  placed on the river two iniles above  the mouth of Ashnola Creek and running down  the river for a  distance of  five miles.    .Whether  there is placer  gold   there   in. paying  quantities   is  something that  no person locally is in  a position to either deny or affirm, and  we are all Missourians enough to want  to;be shown.   Whether'the locators  are going at it on a blind  hit or miss  or irrav have good reasons for belief in  the existence of an old  channel, is altogether their-own  affair and if they  have   sand  enough  to   put   in   some  money and work  to find out, everybody here will wish them "good luck.  KEEP YOUR EYES  CAMP HEDLEY  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Hull Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager  , Ltd.,  HEDLEY, B.C-  PRESSURE IS LACKING  It is reported that the man who  squeezes a dollar- never squeezes his  wife. An eastern editor remarks that  in looking over his subscription list,  he is led to believe that there are some  very nice women in his community,  who are not getting the pressure they  deserve.���������-Greenwood Ledge.  Ditto in Hedley where the Gazette  list would indicate that there are too  many real nice women who are being  altogether neglected.  West wood & Brooke  BREEDERS OK  A  High Grade,  Heavy Egg* Producing  Strain of Single Comb White Leghorns  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * # * * *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everuthing New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  ���������  Get the Best  ���������  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  AND  t Buy from Us and You Get X  no Other  "SPOKESMAN  winner of 2nd Prize Cock, Spokane  Poultry Show, 1911; also headed 2nd  Prize Pen at same show. He is sired  by the- 1st Cock Spokane Poultry Show  1011. which also won "Shape and Color  Specials" at same show, arrd was 1st  Cock at Seattle in 1910.  We are now  booking orders for Settings of Eggs and will forward  at any tune customer desires  PEN NO. 1 ���������Our Selected Prize  Winning Stock, ,$5.00 per setting, 15  PEN NO. 2���������An Excellent Pen that  will produce Winners and layers, $3.00  per setting, 15 egg.  PEN NO. H~A Good, Utility Pen tor  Egg Production, $1.50 per setting, 15  eggs.  Book Your Orders Early. Terms, Cash  with Order-  Address, Princeton, ii. c.  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a straight life 'policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  OF CANADA  The history of thousands of policies  on the above plan shows that it has  cost less than four dollars per year to  carry a policy of one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this call orr the local representative and see the history of  orre policy for 26 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  ���������  Potatoes, $2.oo per ioo lbs.  Onions, 5 cents per lb.  Apples, leading varieties,  $2.50 per box  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� Fresh   Curlew   and   Government ���������  ���������  Creamery Butter and Morn  ing Glory Eggs  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  It is  the  people's Company and  profits are all for the people  its  This accounts for the wonderful success   which    has attended   forty-two  years   of   unparalleled  achievement.  progress   aud  W.  J. TWISS  Manager for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  fShatfords, Ltdlf  i  5f  Plumbing* and Heating, Sheet  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  Competition  for New  University Buildings to  bo Erected at Point Grey, near Van  couvor, British Colinnbiii  ^RIVERSID&AVE.  .  Ifa nipkf'Jfa/ftonaf fCZirisS  Gfcfiings.Cuty <fi J^rii^in^fafcj-  d?ootf/e/f, Profpccfi, (a/o/o������uef  Ji/etdspapely, anda/fpurpose/.  PKone m-airi  6434  c$poI{aneJ-JVeu>(������igraJir{g (po.  The Government of British Columbia invite  Competitive Plans for tho general scheme and  design for the proposed new University, together with more detailed I Mans for the buildings  to be erected tirsb at an estimated cost of  $1,500,000.  Prizes of.���������"���������10,000 will bo givon.foi- the most  successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition nnd plan of  site may be obtained on renuest from tho  undersigned.  The designs to bo sent in by July i'list. I'M'.'  addressed to  The Mintstki' ov Ekucation.  Parliament Builoings,  Victoria, British Columbia  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  x  I  X  K  x  x  i  S  X  X  X  X  ���������������  x  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,   in 'Murdock's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  DIGNAN & ATKIN  PliACTICAI. AVoiiKMEN  PRINCETON, B. C.  Pkopimktoks  i  I  9  9  X  9  9  9  X  X  X  9  x  9  9  PfUfl6&  Live.'ii, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   "11. C  'f A good stock of Horses arrd Rigs on  Hand.    *l Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Companij.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phon.   11        INN IS  BROS. Proprietors.  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer.  Real  Estate,   "Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  American Central Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co.  London & Lancashire Kire Ins. Co.  Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C  WHEN WRITING ADVKKTISERS PLICA'S 13  "MENTION   THIS PAPER THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MARCH���������7,1912.  ������L        JL        JHl    Biiwiiiniirg  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen-���������Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  F. Ii. (iibson returned from Vancouver Snturdny.  L. A. Clark, of Green .Mountain,  ���������'drove in last Saturday.   . ��������� '   .    ,    ���������  R. F. Elton, of .SiinilkmviiTii, was in  town on business Mondny.  Dr. and Mrs. McKwen came down  fi-oin riedley for the supper nnd dance  at the Centre.  .'lack'Way, of Hedley, came down to  connect up the telephone wires with  the new office.  all hotel dining rooms.- Is this wlmt  you raise? is the question .iiskuil hy  many travellers when they pick up.  some of the fruit put before them.  What's the good of liollerin', if you  don't produce the goouV'- It's not this  town only but every town up a* far ns  the main line. Now we know there,  are lots of good-apples iu   the di.-t.iict  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  right now  which Due could   pass with  pride to a stranger.  "SUIIUv.V.VfKlSN   NOTES  Mr. Manery   is busy baling hay this  j week. ' ..'.._    "  !     The weather, has  been a little colder  To Mr.   and Mrs. Oiandell Beainish,j this, week than for sometime,  on -Sunday  last"a. son/    ���������.Mother and ,     Mrs.    I).   McCurdy   and   daiightei',  babedcingwe.il. j Lillian went   to town on  Tuesday nnd  Andrew   Robertson   who   has   been   visited between trains,  out on the  coast for flu'   past 10 days, J    'Bov.   Mr.    Mawhinney   preached   ;i,  sermon to his  Siinilkanieen congrega-  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOMMY SING, Keremeos  J. A. BROWN  Notary, Public  CON'VEVANCING, CUSTOMS" TUKrKERAGK,  I'lIlU  INSURANCE   . ' ��������� .'  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  t  ���������  Buy a Sack and Start the New Year right.  You cannot hope to have good Bread unless  you use good flour  Be sure and ask for Five Roses  OFFICE  KEREMEOS. B.C.  returned last'Friday. ,  Ai'J'f.E.s���������Cull apples, good for cooking, 2J, cents per pound at Mrs. Rich-  tor's, Keremeos .Centre.  The post office has been moved to  the Osborne building- corner, seventh  st. and seventh avenue./  ������ Mr. Bryson came in from Vancouver  to put together th<i portable bungalos,  shipped in here for-Robert Armstrong.  Sam McCurdy returned from Midway Saturday, and will now work  with Engineer Shaw on the Lowe  estate.  R. .1. McCurdy left to post proclamations in tire east end of the electoral,  district last Monday, while F..I. Sauve  left for the west to do liliewi.se.  Air. E. Williams and daughter,  came in, last Saturday from Salem,  Ore. Mr. AVilliains is the owner of a  fruit lot on the other side of the river,-  which he intends to improve this com  ing sinmner.  'We are pleased to report that the  little daughter of the Rev. .')'. A.'Cle-  land. who was very low at the tune of  going to press last week, has wonder  fully improved aud is now on the safe  road to recovery.  The boxes o.idered for the new post  office, and shipped from Newmarket,  Ontario, February 5th, have not as  yet arrived, thus making it necessary  for a. short while for everyone to re-  eeivc mail at tire general delivery.  ���������1. A. Nelson, assistant roadmaster  and M.A. Henderson,.pump inspector,  met with a nasty accident Monday.  Two iniles this side of Oroville the  speeder jumped the track. Mr. Nelson  was badly shaken up but got olf  pretty luckily, while Henderson was  cut up very badly about the head, and  is now in the Oroville hospital.  W. M. Daly after playing for the  dance given by the L. O. L. at Princeton, had the misfortune to'-have'his  violin stolen just before leaving for  Iveremeos on Friday last. Billy feels  the loss of his instrument very much,  and only hopes that someone will run  across it and let him know, as the  violin will be easily identified.  The Rev. .lames A. Hogg left for his  old home, in Scotland, Tuesday of last  week. While here Mr. Hogg has made  many friends and all were sorry that  he could not stay with rrs longer. Miss  Helen did not return with her father  as was expected, but will stay the  summer and keep house for her two  brothers, Boh and George: who have  now moved into the Snider house.  Kcrcmeos-Fcnticton Mail Sta^c;  tion which was very much appreciated.  Messrs. Mattice and Hunter accompanied bin i.  REMARKABLE COMBAT.  The question which bothered the  people of Keremeos last week was  settled last Saturday. Someone saw  I he barber, who was .sufficiently jagged that he had to be jugged. It was a  case of jagged, jugged, jogged, for  bright and early on Sunday morning  after saying his prayers, duly pulled  his freight for places unknown to us.  We hope he keeps travelling.  The supper- given   by  Chin Kee at  the Central Hetel last week was greatly appreciated   by all.    The  table was  laid   to suit   a king,  and  without exaggeration   was the  best supper evei  put  before   the  people   of  Keremeos.  After-   this  sumptuous  repast,   many  wended  their way  over to the hall to  finish off the evening in dancing.  The  Moor was in fine shape arrd was merry  nnd   bright.    .About   11:30 Chin  Kee  walked  round the hull  and presented  nil the ladies with a. lino silk handkerchief.     Mrs. W. M. Frith  and W. M.  Daly provided  the music to  the great  enjoyment of the dancers.  We would like to draw the atten-  t ion of some of the fruit growers in  the district, that the bust place to advertise what we aro proud to blow  ;i bout-  that is our  fruit - -should be in  A Battle  to   the   Death   Between   a  Donkey and'ai, Wolf.  ���������A combat of most unusual character occurred near Paso del Norte,  Mexico. The participants were n  burro, or little Mexico donkey, and a  wolf of a very largo-species, known ns*  the lobo. During the night his burro-  ship had broken out of the sUih'le  and wandered several miles out into  the country. His owner, going to  seek him, was an eyewitness to. his  fight, with the wolf and thus described" it:  "My   burro  wa.s  quietly  grazing in  a   little   grassy   dell   lying   between  two   walls   of    jutting,    ragged    rock  when   the   wolf   came   trotting   along  -with   his   head   close  to   the ground,  as  it'  trying   to  trnil  .something���������this  being   characteristic   of  that,  .species:  He did not see Dandy���������as   I  call my  burro���������until  he  was   nearly  on   hi in.'  nnd it was not till then that, raising  his   head.,   the   latter   saw   the   wolf.  The  moment  they   set- eyes  on   each  other I could see  that a  fight would  surely   follow.     The   wolf,   with   his  jaws     snapping   and   growling   ferociously,  made at Dandy,  who wheeled  sharply   around   and   let   fly   with  his  heels,  tumbling his  enemy  over  and   over  and   nearly   pounding   the  life from him.   This-performance, was  renoa'ted   again   and   again   until   the  wolf  seemed   to   realize  flint the   job  on hand was decidedly more than he  hud  bargained for.    The last, contact,  of Dandy's  heels had sent him with  a crash  against the hard  rocks that  walled  in  the dell  and stunned  him  for a mimrte or two.   So, on recovering, he changed his tactics.   Running  up to   Dandy,  he  waited  until  those  terrible   heels   were  elevated   in    the  air, when, jumping around with surprising  agility,   he   dodged ������������������ the   kick  and made for his antagonist's throat.  The latter, however, was on the lookout,   and  the  lobo    found    that   the  burro's other end was also armed for  battle.    Before  he   could    fasten    on  'any part of the lively animal he was  ca tight at the back of his ears "by a  set of powerful teeth, and in a second  his neck wa.s broken.   Notwithstanding the.fact that the. wolf xvna killed  instantly, Dandy held on to him and  occupied himself for several minutes  with    beating   his   vanquished    foe's  body  up  and  down   oh  the  ground.  Then,  feeling  satisfied that life  was  extinct, he dropped the carcass, arrd  upon  calling   him    he  .followed   me  home as though nothing had happened to disturb his equanimity.    After  the boys heard the story they unanimously agreed that he wa.s indeed a  'dairdv.'"'  A first-class new auto has been'added to AV. E. Welby's stage and Livery  business at I'ontii'tpn anil a thoroughly competent driver has been engaged  to run the car.  Phone 11 W. E. Wkluv  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  heat.Testate junks  Agent for:  London & Lancashire  Kiro Ins. Co.  Ocean  Accident. tmil Guarantee Co.   -  Keuemeos. B.'0.  cm. SHAW  FRANK RICHTER & CO,  I  t  Civil I'mgineer, Dominion and l.-Vovin-  "c.ial Land Surveyor.  Office of .1. A.  KEREMEOS  Rrow n  B. C.  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.1  ,ll"'A' I'KACTIOX Mineral*Claim, situate in  the Osoyoos "Mining  Division of  Yale- District,   where located:- Nickel Plate "Mountain. Camp Hedley  TAI'K XOT1CK Hint I. Ainslcy Megraw. K.  "VI. ('.  Xo.   I0.*>I2A agent for the Hedley Gold  Mining Company. Limited. I-'. M. C. Xo. 122*2100  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to ap-  piy to the mining Kecordor for a Certiiieiite of  Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of, the above claim.  And further hike notice that action under  section .'17 must be commenced before the issue  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 'fiiiil day of January. till'-'  Creditors  NOTICE'TO ���������CREDITORS.  11)11, and  0  a  e  s  s  ������  ������  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with your sayings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or! less hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe* as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  REiVVEmBER  We  offer no  land but what has  the  water already on it  Fruit  Lots of any;size to suit your means;  at $175,.215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  ������&���������  ������-  ft*'  ft-  ���������������  *������������������  0-  #*  ���������������"  #  @*  #'���������  #*  @-  ������"  ���������&*  *������**'  #���������'  #���������-  @-  ������"  ������  @:-  @*  ���������������  @  @  @  Trust Deeds  Act.  Amending Acts.  Fat   Babies  Out  of  Fashion.  The fat baby i.s at a discount. He  is no longer the admiration of his  fond mother and the envy of other  babies'"  mothers.  At the Edmonton Baby Show thu  nredical officer of health, Dr. Lawrence, refused to have' the babies  ���������weighed. The fat, pasty baby had not.  a chance.  The Edmonton church schools were  the scene of the conflict. A row of  carriages was drawn up outside the  door, but they were baby carriages���������  perambulators, mail carts and-even ,a  small wheelbarrow. ;Inside the hall  a mighty roar greeted the casual  visitor. It was not the babies crying���������they were in the best of spirits���������  hut tire mothers genially discussing  the merits of their respective treasures.  One mother, the proudest woman  in the room, sat in state orr a large  chair, with beautiful triplet girls on  her knee.  Several lots of twins were to be  seen, arrd a pretty little couple dressed in pink would certainly have won.  the prize for the best complexions if  one had beerr offered.  Each baby was labeled with its  mother's name arrd address, the date  of its birth, and the food it had been  brought up on.  Dr. Lawrence, who organized the  show, considers these exhibitions to  be orre of the most radical remedies  for high  infantile mortality.  vrO'l'K'K islioroby given that I'ormin .1.'Sauve  -1-' of ICerenioos. in the Province of British  Columbia, trading; under the inline of I;'. ..I.  Sauve & Co.. merchant, assigned to Thomas  W. Coleiuan. of the Town of Keromoos, Druggist, in trust for the benefit of Ills creditors, all  his real and personal properly, credits and effects, which may be seized and sold under execution: which assignment bears date the *>th  day of Kehruary, A. I)., l'.ll'i  C'leditors are required tosend to the assignee.  Thomas XV. Coleman. Iveremeos, Jl. ('.. on or  before the 17th day of February, V.)V2, particulars, duly verified of their claims, and of the  security, if any held by them.  A meeting of the creditors will lie held at the  ofliee of T. XV. Coleman.  Keremeos,  II. C  the 17th day of Kebriiai-y. I'.II'J. at tho horn-  o'clock in tlie-  afternoon for the purpose of  ing directions for the disposal of the estate  Keremeos. II. ('.. I'eb. ath, 11112.  TIKIS. W. COTiKMA.V  GRAND FORKS, B, C.    Comprising ioo Acres  Largest growers of Nursery Stock in British Columbia.    All stock ���������winter-;  ed in out cellars and no damget of birring winter killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards.  ������������������"*  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE !  ***"������������  Assignee.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  XTotiec is hereby given that the partnership  -^ lately subsisting under the naine and  style of K. Kichter. & Co. in the general merchandise business lias this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. All accounts owed by and  owing to tho late linn will be paid and collected by O. S. Loudon and the estate of I1'. Itiehtcr  will conduct tho business from I'cbi-uary 1st,  1*112, and will be known by liie llrm name of  K. Kichter.Limited.  Dated at Keremeos Centre! this   1st, day of  February, 1!������12.  60  YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  ATENTS  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sending n sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probably patentable. Coniniunlca-   "---     * * "ANDB"'        ~  tions strictly conQdentlal. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest ngoncy for Bocunnpr *"  Patents taken through Munn &, C  special notice, without chnn*o. In the  mu London Directory  ! (Published Annually)  ! hmables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  AlANtJFAUTURKRS    &   DEALERS  I in each class of goods.     Besides being  a  complete commercial  guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  KX PORT MERC HANTS  with  the   Ciontls they ship,  and  the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets thoy  supply:  STKAMSHIP   LINES  arranged   under...the   Ports   to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIALTRADE NOTIONS  of leading  nianuf'.-ictui-ery. merchant's,  etc., in tiie principal   provincial towns  and   industriiil  centres  of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  he forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can ad vert-heir trade cards for- ������1, or larger advertisements from ������:���������<".  Scientific American.  Alinndsomely Illustrated weekly. I.nrcest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  7enr: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  IKHJNN&Co.36tBfoad^ New York  Branch Office, 6% P St.. Washington. D. C.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  TH6 London Directoru 60. Ltd.  2."j, Abchurc'h Lime.   London. E. C.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and till kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kkhkmioos; B.C.  SUBSOBIBK  FOR THE   GAZETTE  The XewKdition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X. for tho yours lillO-  lilll. and required  nearly eighteen months in I  pi'cpiU'iition.  It has 1902 Pages  contiiininj* nearly one ami a half million words  or about twice us much matter as tho bible.,  There arc '.15 chapters, and the book covers the j  Copper Industry of the World  COVKRIXG: Copper History. Gcolof-y.  Geography. Chemistry, Mineralogry, Mining  "MillhiK. Leaohincr. Snieltin-'. Kctining', Brands  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes  Terminology. Deposits by Districts,, States,,  Countries "anil'Continents. Mines in Detail.  ���������Statistics of. J'roduction. Consumption, Imports!"  Kxports, I'inances. Dividends, etc.  Vol, X of the Copper Handbook lists and]  describes  8,130 Mines and Companies  those descriptions ranging from 2 or '.i lines: in I  tho case of a dead company, in which case re-J  ference is made to 11 proceeding edition giving]  a fuller description, up to '21 pages in theca.se]  of the Anaconda, which produces oiie-eiglit.li.  of the copper supply of the world. The chapter!  giving initio descriptions, which lists the larg-1  est number of mines mid companies over given j  in any work of reference on mines or mining]  investments, lias boon fully revised.  The new edition of the Copper handbook is a J  dozen books in one. covering all phases of the'  copper industry of tho entire world.    It is used J  "WORLD'S standard reference  BOOK ON COPPER.  by tlio managers of the mines that make ninety-odd per cent of the world's output of copper'  and is used in every civilized country of thej  globe.    It is  filled   with facts of vital importance to  THK INVKSTOH  THK SIMSCULATOK  THK MKTAIjLCKG'IST  THK COXSa'MEU  THK MJXKI:  I'rice is .<**,*i in buckram with gilt top, or .'?7.5(i|  in genuine full library morocco.  ���������Terms are the must liberal,   Send itnmoncy.1  but order tho book sent you. all carriage charT  ges prepaid, on 0110 week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.l  Can you attord not to see the hook tuul.judgi]  for yourself of its value to you 'I  Write now to the editor and publisher,  HORACE |. STEVENS  (UU TKMPbK IH'liiDIN'ti. HOCGIITOX.  Michigan. 1.'. H. A.

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