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Array ���������l  ^n/<r:;  ??/..  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  VOL;   IV.  No. 11,  HEDLEYv B, C., THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  . if.  OF COMMERCE  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager,  A. E. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches ���������  Paid up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, -"���������- - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  WIDEN  YOUR   TIRES.  The B. C. Government in Its Last Ses-  '    sion Amended the Lav/ to Compel  Wider Tires.  AN OLD MASONIC RITE.  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED,  '   COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upAvards received, and interest allowed at  -Current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter, Manager.  CHARLES JE. SHAW  Civil, Engineer,  .   '   , ".  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor-/  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  flEDLEY,  B. G.  M. K. RODGERS  BUYS BACK.  His  Generosity  Six  Years  Ago'Costs  Him Many Thousand's.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Dr. C. A JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. 6. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,       -      -      B. C.  W. H. f.GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -  B. C.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate,  Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  'Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at "HEDLEY,   B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Bahnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  HOLLAND,  FRKXCJI AND  JAPAN  bull)-* for'full planting'.  Seeds-Trees-Plants  for the farm,  garden, lawn or  conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties, at  reasonable prices.  Please bear in mind in placing your order  that our fruit trees arc not grown from  cheap imported piece root grafts, but arc  - budded on whole root seedling grown on  our own grounds and from bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut PloAvers,  etc.   CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the mainland of B. C.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  M.'K. Rodgers, a prominent mining  man of Seattle, is interested in a'num-  ber of mining prospects in British  'Columbia. Some six years ago, while  investigating some mineral properties  near Observatory Inlet, north of Port  Simpson, Mr. Rodgers happened to  notice what appeared to be an iron  slide or stain on a cliff some three miles  away from t\vhere he was standing.  He pointed it out to a companion and  stated that it might be worth staking.  The friend staked it. ���������  On March 13th Mr. Rodgers paid the  first $20,000 payment upon a purchase  price of $135,000 for that,very mine.  Mr. Rodgers is associated Avith his  three brothers in the enterprise, -He  was formerly, in the employ of Marcus  Daly, of Anaconda, Mont.  The act to amend the ''Highway  Traffic Regulation Act," passed at last  session is as follows:  1. This Act may be cited as the  "HigbAvay Traffic Regulation Act  Amendment Act. 1908."-  2. Section 8 of the " Highway Traffic  Regulation Act," being chapter 92 of  the Revised Statutes, 1907, as enacted  by, section 2 of chapter 30 of the  Statutes of 1902, is hereby repealed and  the following section is .substituted  therefor:  * "8. It shall bo unlawful for any  wagon or vehicle carrying a load of  more than two thousand pounds to be  drawn or driven on any public high-  Avay unless the tires of such wagon or  vehicle shall be at least four inches in  width."  3. Section 10 of said chapter 92 is  hereby repealed and the following section is substituted therefor:  "10. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to drag logs or timber  over or along any public highway."  4. This Act shall not come into force  so far as that portion of the Province  of British Columbia situate east of the  Cascade range of mountains is concerned, until the 1st day of January,,  1909. v  It Avill be noticed that the owners of  vehicles have nntil January  1st,  1909,  St. John's Day Celebrations at Melrose,  Scotland.  in  Without the celebration of St. John's  Diiy by the Melrose Lodge of Freemasons the festivities at this season of  the year in that old Border town  would be distinctly poorer. The bells  of Christmastide are barely done pro-  HER SUMMER  SCHEDULE.  The S. S.  Run  "Okanagan" To Begin Daily  First Week in. April- A  Daft-like   Change.  to 'get ready for the change.  LIBERAL  ROUNDUP.  FAIRVIEW NOTES.  The ground on the lower benches is  now ready for the plow.  Mr. Pagle and Mrs. Bennett, with  then; household goods, passed, through  Fairview on their Avay south on Saturday. ...  Messrs. McLeod and McKinley went  to Spokane last Aveek. They may visit  other parts of the United States before  returning to Fairview.  All honor to the nian who will put  up Avith a little inconvenience on his  ranch in order that hjs children may  have the benefit of our school. Mr.  Travis, of Myer's Flat, Was in town on  Saturday.  J. D. AVhitney, who was at the Stem-  winder in an advisory capacity for  about five weeks, left somewhat hurriedly for California where important  developments in connection with his  extensive mining interests there needed his immediate and continuous attention.  ' L. C. AVynne and family are living  at the Stemwinder. Mr. AVynne was  en route to Nelson but stayed .off- at  Fairview for a month or so in order to  take samples and make -issays for the  Stemwinder Company. The rumor  that he is investigating the mine on  behalf of outside interests is quite  incorrect.  A good Liberal in furnishing the  Gazette Avith notice of the forthcoming convention, puts it thusly:���������  "A liberal convention for the nomination of a candidate for ���������Yale-Cariboo  for next Dominion election Avill be  pulled off ,at Vernon on Tuesday,  April 14th. Fellow pilgrims, let us  pray."  .Who Pays for Your Advertising?  The new foundation for the concentrators in the Stemwinder mill is about  completed, and if solidity of appearance is any criterion it will be as solid  as bed rock itself. McFudden ������fc Ray-  burn will, on completion of the mill  woi-k, undertake the necessary alterations and extensions of the cyanide  plant.   .  We learn that the force, at the Stem-  winder will be greatly increased in the  near future. The recent reduction was  rendered necessary, as stations and  pockets had to be cut in the shaft ��������� and  until these were completed it was impossible to employ a large force of men  in opening up ore. All appearances,  however, will justify development  work being pushed ahead vigorously  and the enterprise brought to the successful issue that the determination of  the management warrants.  (Bookseller and Stationer.)  Who pays the cost of advertising?  At first sight this question looks easy.  One is apt to say .off-hand that the  advertiser pays it. But upon closer-  investigation, it becomes apparent that  an advertiser who advertises properly  gets back all the money he spends in  advertising, and a good deal more-  else what Avould be the use of his  advertising?  The purchaser doesn't pay it, because  he gets the goods as cheaply from an  advertising firm as he could from a  non-advertising firm. In many cases  he buys cheaper. Then Avho pays the j  cost of advertising?  The non-advertiser does! By the  lack of enterprise in bringing his goods  before the attention of the public he  loses customers, who buy from advertising people. The profits which are  lost by non-advertisers find their way  into the coffers of those who do advertise. As an example : If $20 spent in  advertising brings you in $30 additional profit, your advertising is paid for  and you are $10 in pocket.  claiming their message of love and  goodwill to all mankind when the  ���������brethren of this ancient lodge in public  ceremonial give evidence of their'belief  in those self-same principles of universal brotherhood Avhich for nineteen  centuries of time have been the golden  ,rule of life. The thoughts of those,  however, who annually Avitness the  Melrose Masonic Festival are concerned with the pomp and pageantry of  the procession, its music and its mirth,  rather than Avith the traditions and  glorious heritage which pertain to this  venerable lodge���������the keystone,' it may  almost be said, in the arch of Freemasonry.  Till 1891 Melrose Lodge had a unique  position in the world of Freemasonry,  for up to that date it remained an  independent lodge, outside  the pale of  the  Grand Lodge of Scotland.    The  torchlight procession with which the  brethren annually celebrate the festival of St. John dates back to 1746, and  on every twenty-seventh of December  the members, preceded by a band, and  decoiated with their insignia,  march  three times round the ancient Market  Cross and then proceed to the Abbey.  Here, within this superb Avork of masonic art,  the brethren thread their  way  round   its  broken columns and  mouldering aisles three times, and finally gather at the chancel, where lies  the  heart of Bruce.   Though at this  year's festival  no moon  in  the   east  oriel shone, and though the roaring of  distant Tweed Avajs drowned by  the  less romantic music of a brass band,  the scene produced by the blaze of the  torches, the glare of colored lights and  the bursting of rockets, had a most  Aveird effect, and was such as must  have made the ghost of Michael Scot  stir uneasily under his  marble at the  strange proceedings going on around  hini.    Here  in  the early home of masonry what lessons may  bo  learned  from its architecture,  what sermons  may be read in its stones.   The thoroughness Avith which  these old time  masons, did their Avork is manifest today.    As  one stands on  the ground  trod in days gone by- by pious priest  and njitred abbot, surrounded by the  graves of Avarrior and wizard,  knight  and dame,  and hears  the strains of  "Scots wha hae" sounding along the  walls which long' ages echoed to the  hymns   of   the   monks,   he  feels  his  blood tingle in his veins and is proud  to be a .Scotsman.  getting, to  Okanagan Land-  give passengers from  It is stated in exchanges up the lake  that the S. S. "Okanagan" will begin  her daily summer runs between Okanagan Landing and Penticton on April  1st.    The Kelo\\*na Board of Trade, for  ieasons   best   known   to   themselves,  have been agitating to have the timing  changed,  and they claim to have accomplished their object.    The change  they desired to have made was to leave  Okanagan  Landing  in   the . morning  and return in the afternoon.   The utility of such a change is difficult to see.  On    the   old   timing,   by   which   the  steamer left. Penticton .in   the   early  morning,  ing in  time  to  down the lake an hour or.so in Vernon  and leaving Okanagan Landing on the ^  return trip after the arrival of the S.  & O. train, seemed to be about as convenient an arrangement as could well  be made.    If the change above mentioned, is made it will no- longer be  possible for people from Penticton to  make the trip to Vernon and return in  a day,  and  worst of all it will throw -  the mails a day late for all points down  the lake.   The plan  that has always *  been  followed of having the steamer   ���������  connect at   Okanagan Landing with  the S. & O. mail  trains Avas the best  that, could  be made for speedy forwarding of the mails. To points served  from Penticton by stage it would mean  either a delay in  the  mails   of  two  days, or a complete disarrangement of  the present stage   schedule and  one  day's delay of the  mail.   Should the  change be made and people have? to  Avait a day longer for their mail they  will Avonder Avhat new maggot in the  brain has struck that crotchety lot at  KeloAvna   whose  ways  are  never as.  other people's ways nor their thoughts  as other people think.  Liberal-Conservative Convention.  CONCERNING THE HOT AIR.  B.   C.    Mining    Record    Adds    Some  Official Figures as to Values.  Mining Record.  Among the "hot air" items recently  sent out from Grand Forks, Boundary  district, as mining news is tlie misstatement that at Hedley, Similkameen, " the Nickel Plate is now operating 110 stamps and is makiug daily  shipments by freight teams of its high  grade concentrates to Keremeos, where  they are shipped by rail to the east.  The ore runs about $S0 per ton. in gold  and silver." The Daly Reduction  Company's mill at Hedley has only 40  stamps and the average value of Nickel  Plate ore as sent to the mill in comparatively large quantity has in the  past been officially recorded as from  $12 to $14 per ton. Yet influential  daily newspapers published in the  province continue to print the gross  exaggerations of some irresponsible  and reckless press correspondent at  Grand Forks.  The above interesting and beautiful  hit of prose poetry was handed the  Gazette by a subscriber, who, it is  needless to add, is also a member of  that widespread ancient craft whose  quaint present day doings in this case  so aptly link the present Avith the remote past, and it is with pleasure Ave  reproduce the item. To us, born on  this side tlie water, the name Melrose  appeals only from the realms of history  and poetry, and to many the item will  recall the following lines by Sir Walter  Scott in "The Lay of the Last Minstrel ": !  If thou wouldstview fair Melrose aright.  Go visit it by the palo moon-light;  For tho gay beams of lightsome day  Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray.  AVhon the broken arches arc black in night.  And cacli shafted oriel glimmci-s white.  By announcement in another column  it Avill be noted that the nominating  convention  to choose a candidate to"  contest Yale-Cariboo in the Conservative interests, will be held iti Vernon  on April 23rd,  at 2 p. in.   .This meet  will be just nine days after the Liberal  convention.    The action of the executive in giving this long notice is certainly to be commended for it enables  all parts of the riding to make full arrangement to secure representation at  the convention, and it also gives aspiring candidates an opportunity to  get together and reach an understanding which might do away with any  contest at the convention.    Local associations are asked to hold their meetings early for the selection  of delegates.     The   representation   will   be  based upon the A*ote polled at the last  provincial election,  each polling subdivision having a delegate for each 20  votes cast, or fraction  of 20.    Local  associations in the various polling subdivisions   through   the   Similkameen  riding should hold their meetings early  and appoint their delegates   so  that  they may  be represented at the convention.  NOT AFFECTED  BY CRISIS.  AVhen distant Tweed is heard to rave.  And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's  grave,  Then go���������but go alone tho while-  Then view St. David's ruin'd pile;  And, home returning, soothly swear,  AVas never scene so sad and fair!  Canadian Branches of Bank of B. N.  Make Good Showing in 1907.  A.  Miners' Union Elect Officers.  A meeting of the Hedley Miners'  and Millmen's Union was held recently when the following officers  Avere elected for the ensuing term:  President, S. E. Hamilton; Vice-  President, H. Aclie; Secretary-Treasurer, T. H. Robertson; Recording  Secretary, R. E. Godfrey; Conductor,  ���������E. Gormley; AVarden, J. McDonald.  The Bank of British North America  held its seventy-second general annual  meeting at the head office in London,  England, on March 3rd, and British  financial papers are loud in their praises of the healthy state of affairs shown  by the balance sheet. Concerning it���������  the London Financial Post says:  "That the troublous times which beset the. United States in the latter part  of 1907 did not affect Canada is demonstrated in the results achieved by the  Bank of British North America in the  past t%velve months.    After paying 7  per cent, in dividends the directors are  able to transfer   ������20,000   to   reserve,  ������20,000 to bank premises amount, and  to cany forward ������24,000.    The report  exhibits a steadily progressive  position, not the least satisfactory feature  of which  is  the growth  of  banking  business in the outlying parts of the-  Dominion." THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH 26, J908.  $ik 1! ndk3 mutton.  : ' atvd. <?0-*~t'   "'  Similkameen. Advertiser. . .                      ......    , .    , ,.           ,          ,   ,  .���������i     ,      ,   .,   ;, -:���������'��������� ���������"���������''������������������'"������������������    '     vei-y-'best kind or1 road   metal  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hedi.kv Gazkttk- ._ ��������� V-- _  when-doing so will crush, more  small stones and thus supply  tlie road-bed Avith --more  of the  PltINTl.NO ANI> i't'W.IS!UNG'CO>ri\*-.NV,\  Li.mitkm.   at Hedley, 15. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per A'ear....  Six Months  ...$2.00  ... .1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certilieates of improvement, etc.  $7.fKi for (Kl-day notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  notices. ' '  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, SI.CO for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch.  10 cents per line for Hist insertion and 5  cents nor lino for each subsequent insertion. '  Transients payable in' advance.  Contract Advertisements��������� One inch per month  .������1.���������,'.���������>; over I inch and .up to 4 inches, ������1.00  per inch pcrii'ioiith. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than lour inches, on  application, rates will be given of'reduced  charge.-:, based on size of space and length  of time.    ������������������ '������������������-....,.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  tho  price of composition  will be charged at  regular raws. ..-      ,   ���������.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the office by noon oh Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  By giving until January 19u9 to  .tret ready for the change the  hardship upon those Avho may  ���������be-put to some extra expense  will be lessened ; and when the  thing is once (lone, it will be  those who;' have been put to  this extra expense avIio will  benefit most from the, imp roved  condition of affairs that 'must  result, so that after all, the present apparent hardship will  prove only a blessing in disguise.  A. iMEQRAW, Managing h'ditor.  ' Last quar.  25th,  -190S  ���������MAR  190S  Sun.  i'  A'ion.  Tiie  S.'Wc'd  Till!. Fri.  Sat.  .. l.  2  8  4  o       0  '���������t;  s  9  10  11   ���������-���������  12     13.  14   |  . ������������������������������������>  16  17  18  19-20  21 j  22  23  24  25  2tT    -27  28   f  29     30  ���������31  -���������*���������   ���������   ���������������������������������-rtWTT������l  EDITORIAL   COMMENTS  '    In* another   column will   be  noted  the legislation   brought  doAvn in the late session at Vic-  : toria to  amend  the ���������''Highway  Traffic Regulation Act."     In a  province    situated   as   British  Columbia is where' so  great a  mileage of public higliAvay has  to    be   built   and maintained,  and AAThere the cost of construction and   maintenance of same  is so much greater   in   proportion than  that  experienced in  the eastern province, any measure which may be taken by the  B.C.  legislature to lessen   the  damage   to    public    highways  wouid look like ��������� good  business.  The amendment provides  that  where'the load of any  vehicle  exceeds 2000 lbs. the tires shall  be  not less   than   four   inches  Avide.     To    secure   the   fullest  measure of protection to  roads  by prohibiting the use of A^ehi-.  cles that are liable to  do  damage, it might have been AA-ell to  go a step further and  regulate  width.of tires for  \rehicles  carrying loads betAveen  1200 and  2000 lbs.,   making a  minimum  Avidth of, say 2i- inches for these,  and laying the onus upon manufacturers as Avell as users,  for  there are many A'ehic'es on the  roads  carrying  loads   of  from.  1500 to 2000 lbs. whose tires are  often not more than  1;/-  inches  in width, and these  will  do  as  much   harm   as    tho    average  freight wagon with a two  inch  tire.     That   the  new  law  Avill.  excite  a great   deal of   hostile  criticism is of course  to  be  expected, for it  will   entail  some  cost upon freighters and others  to get   new   Avheels   for   their  Avagons.     Among    these   criticisms and   objections   may   be  expected    the   old    contention  that the wider tire draws heavier  th.au   the   ihutoav tire���������an  objection that appears fanciful  at best,  for  the   friction is on  the  hub  and   this   will be unchanged.    The wheel that sinks  deeper into the ground  should  certainly draAV the heavier, and  this would not-be the Avide tire.  Another objection they urge is  that the wider tire  Avill strike  more small stones than the narrow tire.    This is very true, and  King Edward seems to> have  added very materially   to  the  reputation he bears for ahvays  being  able   to, dp   " the   right  thing at the right time"  by , his.  action on   the   incident of the  TAveedmouth   letter   from   the  Kaiser.    A? Berlin correspondent' Avrites that His  Majesty's  communication;greatly pleased  Emperor William and -the{-German government-' He says: "The  newspapersprint long extracts  from the speeches made  in  tlie  British parliament on the  subject of the letter, and  eulogize  the calm dignity of the proceedings.   Their   satisfaction    Avith  what they regard as the end of  the incidentis   complete,   and  their   vamour    propre -'haying-  been saved bv the British  atti-  tude, they politely readmonish  the Kaiser   to   repress   in   the  future his impulsiAre tendencies,  mid to refrain from corresponding with -foreign-'ministers on  public matters -without consulting his own advisers."���������Colonist.  Dominion Elections  YALE-CARIBOO -ELECTODAL WSTHICT  1836  THE BANK OF  (90S  ������������������ A" Convention: of the;Liberal-Conservatives of Yale-Garihoo will he held   ���������- at ������������������ '      -  Ellison Hall, VERNON  on  Thursday, April 23rd, 19.08,.  for the purpose of selecting jkcandidate to contest the forthcoming Dominion Elections in the interests of  the Libpral-rGonservative Party. Local  Associations are requested to meet  and appoint delegates at once. Representation at the Convention will be by  delegations from,- the provincial ^Electoral Districts of Grand Forks, Greenwood, Similkameen, Okanagan, Kain-  loops, Yale, Lillooet and Cariboo. Oue  delegate will he, appointed for each  twenty or fraction; of; twenty, votes  cast at each poll. Accredited-delegates  may vote either in person <>r hy proxy,  hot not more than "five proxies shall  be held by aiiy one delegtitt-. <���������  Chairf will be.taken at 2 p. ill. ��������� All  Conservatives are invited to attend  the Convention, but only accredited  delegates will be allowed to vote.  PRICE  ELLIsbk,  ,  Pres. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  ...   j. ;A-mckelvie, / _...*.;. .*..'.  Sec. Yale-Cariboo Conservative. Assn.  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters of  a century- of successful banking in Canada-, with assets:  increasing every year until they noAy exceed $50,000,006;}  Money Advanced on reaspua.ble terms. U ,Dbafjl'S bo u ght apd  .sold. U Sale Notes cashed or taken' for collection.'  51 JVIqney QltDERS and Letters of Credit issued, payable in the leading cities 6f: the world. . :  Escrows in connection Avith Mining Deals given special'  attention. ______<__ "  Hedley;   Branch,, -   -   Z. G.-M^cHa^  \H  ������S������������8e������������������B������!&5C������-B������TC^  CAPITAL AND RESERVE; $5,000,000  Head Office :  SHERBROOKE, QUE.  79 BRANCHES IN CANADA  THE TRAVELS OF MUNGO PECK  J. Peck McSwain-, printer, poet, and  peripatetic, philosopher, blew into Hedley on   Saturday   morning   by   Peck  special, which it may.be explained has  innch to do with  shoe leather.    This  is the first time for nearly three years  Lhat Peck has paid a visit of inspection  to this part of his jurisdiction. During  last summer ho was down about Frisco  doing the  towns of  the sunny south  nntiRafter the autumn loav.es had fallen, after which he'headed northward.  Concerning   this   particular   piece   of  waywardness  on   his  part   Peck  was  willing to admit frankly that, he didn't  have the sense of a goose,  for a goose  will go south for the   winter  while he  himself headed northward..   Speaking  of the three year interval since ho sojourned for a Avhile-in Hedley,  he had  most   to   say   of  one   whole   eleven  months' spell that lie held it down in  Golden, until in an evil-hour the spirit  led him to criticise too freely the financial bona fides of  that town's pet railway scheme, whereupon the board of  trade ordered him out of town.   A day  or two after they  had  given  him this  very impolite invitation, and before he  had gut his portmanteau ready for the  road and   his  head Avas feeling   just  right, Premier McBride came along to  hold  a  public,  meeting and   told   the  people from   the  platform  practically  the ,������anie thing as Peck had told them  in  cold print and  the board of trade  didn't say boo to him, which Pock held  to lie unfair discrimination, especially  in view of the fact that Peck a.ud the  premier had  attended   Sunday school  together in the earlier days,    .'fust one  reminiscent sociable half-day of type-  sticking was all   the   Lime  he   had to  spare for  the Gazette   this  trip,  and  then hied him on for  Prince   Rupert  via Princeton.  No. 332. , .....'.'  CERTIFICATE  OF  TIIE   REGISTRATION  OF AN EXTPwY-PROVINciAL  ��������� -.���������'���������       "    COMPANY,  ~  Keremeos Branch,   -   ���������   J. ft. R. Rome, Manaaen  ,&6'---SOO-330eeSS-S'&QO<5^  -muw������aa������"t*--**ffi-c������-OTj-i-i^  ffiMMTH'  I  " Companies Act, 1897.".  HEREBY CERTIFY that:the-;"Columbia  Copper Company" has this day been registered as an Extra-PrOvincial Company under  the "Companics Act, 1S97," to carry out or effect  all or any of the objects of tho Company to  which the legislative authority of the Legisla-  -tiu-clof British Columbia extends.- ���������".,���������,  ' The head'office of the Conipany is situate at  the city of Spokane, Spokane county, state of  Washington. : : .       s. , -. .   "���������>  Tlie amount of the capital of the Conipany is  one million dollars, divided into one million  shares of one dollar each.  " The head oflice of the Companyin this Province is situate at Princeton, and-F. P. Cook,  morchant, whose address is Princeton, B. C, is  tho attorney for the Company. Not empowered  to issue and transfer stock.  The time of the existence of tho Company is  fifty years, from the 31st day of March, A. D.  1.1)01.  The Company is limited.  GIVEN under my hand and Seal'of Office at  Victorin,* Province of British Columbia, this  Fifteenth day of February, one thousand nine  hundred and eight.    ."  - [i..s.] S. Y. AVOOTTON,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  (-.  Tlie objects for which this Company has been  established mid registered are:���������  To carry on the business of mining, milling,  smelting and reduction of ores of all kinds; to  work, operate, buy, sell, lease, locate, acquire,  procure, hold and deal in mines, lands, metals  and mineral claims of every kind and description in the United States of America and in the  Province of British Columbia; to carry on and  conduct a general mining, smelting, milling  and reduction business; to purchase, acquire,  hold, erect and operate electric lightand power  plants, for the purpose of mining and treating  ores, for the purpose of furnishing light and  creating power for all purposes; to bond,*buy,  lease, locate and hold ditches. (Uiincsand water  rights; to construct,' lease, buy, sell, build and  operate railroads, ferries, steamboats, tugs,  tramways or other means of transportation for  transporting ore, mineral and other materials;  to own, bond, buy, sell, lease and locate timber  and timber claims, and finally to do everything  consistent, proper and requisite for the carrying1 out of all objects and purposes iii'thc fullest  and broadest sense, within tlie territory heretofore mentioned. 10-5;  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN    nEDL&y, B. 6.    Jim McNulty, one of the old guard  of prospectors and miners was in town  last week, having come over from  Fairview where he had been working  in the Stemwinder. With his partner  Tom Roderick he holds some very  likely claims on a mountain immediately south and east of Riodan mountain upon which they have done a lot  of good work and have encouraging  showings, but as the snow is too deep  over there to begin work jnst yet, he  concluded to look about for a while before starting in. Jim has warm friends  in all the camps from Rossland to the  Similkameen, and in Phoenix camp in  particular, he has broken down many  hundred tons of rock for the. big smelter to lick up.  IL. S.] - JAMES DUNSMUIR,  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA,  PROVIXCE  OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  EDAY'ARD the SEVENTH, by the Grace of  God, of the United Kingdom of Great  Britain and Ireland, and of the British  Dominions beyond the Seas. KING, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India. '  To all to whom those presents shall come,���������  GREETING.  A. PROCLAMATION.  AV. J. Bowsku, Attorney-General.  WMICUICAS. by Section (I. of the "Ganie  Protection Act. IS!).'!.".*is re-enacted by Section  19 of the "Game Protection Act, Aiuendiuent  Act. I!KJ.V it is enacted that it shall lie lawful  lor the Lic'itcii.'iiit-OiA'criioi- in Council, by  Proclamation to he published in two successive  issues of the British Columbia Gioiello, In  declare a dose season lor geese in any part of  tlie Province for any period of time; nnd  AV'Iiereas Our said Lieutenant-Governor, by  and Willi the advice of his ICxecutive Council,  has been pleased In direct, by an Order in  Council in thai behalf, a close .season for geese  within the Cnuuly uf Ivootenay, until and in-  cludiii'.c the "Jl.-,t day of August, one thousand,  nine hundred and eight.  Xow ICXOW VIC therefore, that in pursuance thereof, we do hereby proclaim a close  season for Geese within I lie County of l-Coote-  niiy, until and including the .'llstday of August,  one thousand nine hundred and eight.  IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, Wo have caused these Our Letters to lie made Patent  and the Great Seal of the; said Province to  be hereunto aflixcd:  WITNESS, His Honor .1AMKS DUNSMUIR,  Lieutenant-Governor of Our said Province  of British Columbia, in Our City uf Victoria, in Our said Province, this 10th day of  February, in the year of Our Lord one  thousand nine hundred and eight, and in  the eighth year of Our Reign.  By Command,  HENRY ESSON YOUNG,  9-1 Provincial Secretary.  THE LEADING HOTEL OF THE SIMILKflMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class    .  in every respect,  being equipped with all  modern conveniences -���������electric light, :.tele-  ���������*���������' phone, baths, etc..   \>: :       Rates moderate.  W. X ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  &k!te������aW4*������*a*a4W*i'XW#&W^^^  K  K  x.  K  x  K  ���������*������'-  K  K  x  K  aa  K  x  x  X  X  X  H  X  X  X  X  a?  -���������-- WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  CALL UP F-^HOINIB No. S  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  IFL Jo E������M@MD)<  HB IBnDteln������ir  *  I  %  fcSrifcfcfcWi^t^iPjr^*^  THE SHORT.WAY  LEAVES KEREMEOS DAILY 3:00 P.M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  ARRIVES 10:30 A.M.  E  H. L. COLTER  VV. A. ROSS   -  Agent  A. G. P. Agent  Keremeos, B.C.  Seattle, Wash.  DIRECT   CONNECTIONS   AT    SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND   OVERLAND   TRAINS  W THE   HEDLEY- GAZETTE,  MARCH 20,  l * "1  THE  Town and District.  Great RortHern  Hotel  Pri n6en on  Is noted over tho entire district for cxcellonco of both tabic  :   :   :   :      and bar.       ;   :   :   :  All the wants of tho travelling <S.  ,    public   carefully  attended   to. ���������  TO THE  Travelling Public:  If you. want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : : call on. : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery, &, Feed Stable .  FAIRVIEW,   - a-   B,. C.  '  Grand Union  lintel         .  HEDLEY,  B. C:  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  Mr. S. L. Smith was off duty at, the  -- *  'i - -  beginning of the Aveek with an attack  of grippe; '  Mrs.   Bradshaw,   of   Fifteen    Mile  creek was in   town on   Monday , and  nuadera few calls on Hedley friends.  Stepping on a nail, one day last  week, gave J. Mairholt'er, of the Hedley Meat Market, a week's holiday  with a painful foot to nurse.  Mr. A. K. Anderson returned at the  end of last week from a two months'  sojourn in Spokane where he spent  the greater part of the winter.  From remarks made by School Inspector Gordon, after his visit to the.  school in Hedley, it is evident that  Miss Blake has worn golden .opinions  for her work in the school here.  Work Avas resumed last week on the  Keremeos Land Company's irrigation  ditch.* The ditch, and, the . railway  grade are on opposite sides of the. river  niost of the way. '  ,��������� -"Dr." C. W. Cross av-us brought before Police Magistrate Burne on Monday and* charged by Chief Hidson with  practicing as a veterinary surgeon  Avithout any qualification. He was  convicted, fined $25 and interdicted  from further practice.���������-Kelowna Courier.. .    '  Harry Swan returned from Rock  Creek on Tuesday after finishing up  in goOd style what is considered over  there as the, best bridge anywhere on  the Kettle River in B. C. He did it  all, too, Avithout half the fuss that  Naden made over the thing in "Victoria.  ,     PALA6&  Livery, Feed & Saie Stables  HEDLEY, n. C.  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    IT Orders for Teaming;.'-  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'Phone 11.  -   I N NIS  B R 0 S.  Proprietors.  Pianist and Accompanist  Certificated ��������� Royal. College .of Music, *'  ��������� London; and pupil of Hen* Geetze, Saxc-  AVeimar. Germany, will receive pupils  at her residenco.   Terms on application.  Miss Lowndes,-Daly Avenue, Hedley..  Every week's work seems to haye  improved the Pollock mines property.  Another new tunnel has. been started  which will get.the lead about"'50 feet  lower than at any point where it has  yet.been uncovered. About ten days  ago ..the inevitable extension stakers  Avere at Avork and about 8 or 10 new  claims have been pegged out in the  A'icinity. ' .  Those who are British subjects, 21  years of age, wifh six months' residence in the province and one month  in the Similkameen electoral district,  if not already on the voters' list should  make application to get there. The  next revision will be held on the -first  Monday in May and the lists-,\yill close  on March 30th.  There is said to be considerably less  than the regulation amount of snow  this spring on Nickel Plate mountain,,  which is not the most favorable condition for good water supply during  the litter months of 1908 and the Avinter of 1909. But it is not well to be-  ginicrossing bridges before coming to  them; liberal rains in June, September  and October'Avould still fix things all  right.  A'company ha's been 'organized and   4-*'  incorporated finder   the- laws-'of, the  state'of Washington and is' now regis-  teiing as,.an inter-provincial company  to work'claims on  Kruger .Mountain.  On Sunday,1 evening a robin held  forth from a fir-tiee* and treated resi-  dents in the vicinity of-the school-  house to about the choicest, cheeriest  piece of music that we have heard for  a long time.  Messrs W. J. Manery and Jas. E.  Coulter were visitors from the lower  Similkameen on Friday last. Mr.  Coulter has moved up to a fruit lot  which he pin chased from the Keie-  meos Land Co. on which he huts le-  cently put up a'residence.  * Rev. A. H. Cameron, of Keremeos,  who is at present moderator of the  Presbytery of Kamloops is in Hedley  as Ave go to press, and will preside at  a meeting of the' congregations of Hedley and Princeton for the purpose of  dealing'with a. call to a minister.  Mr'. W. A. McLean.came over from  Penticton on Mo'nday, accompanied  by his daughters, Miss McLean and  Miss Myrtle McLean, and were -welcomed by their many friends iu Hedley., They may return to Penticton  about the end of the   week.   .  Very few of the absent books belonging to the provincial lending library  have yet been handed in to'Mr. Clarke  as requested two weeks -ago. # Parties  having any of these books in then-  possession are running some risk in retaining them after they have been  called in. -    '  The Campbell  MTg Co.  DRESSMAKING  ^FPIE UNDERSIGNED has moved  ���������*��������� to Hedley and is prepared to do  Dress-making after the latest styles.  Orders will be taken at the House next  door north of the Hotel Similkameen.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  7- ���������   '  Mrs. M. L. SOUKUP.  '^ii^^ia^^'^^'ig^^^^ia^^ta^^lr!^^^^^  t  X  X  K  K  X  X  K  x  K  x  x  X  X  X  X  *���������  X  ���������t  K  x  K  x  x  X  X  *���������������  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  fcr  X  X  X  at  x  x  :tfw*J(K5wj^Mrtii?%ji*(j    ^/'  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   lirsfc - class.    Kates   moderate.  >  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  X  X  X  X  X  ' X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor    '  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE !  ��������� On Monday morning the water was  turned out'of the Daly Reduction Co's  flume,' to permit of repairs being made,  and -carpenters are busy getting it levelled up and tightened to carry the  larger volume of water which may be  expected, from . this ; on for a few  months. The mill-hands are also as  busy as nailers making repairs in the  mill while they have the present.  chance with the water turned off.     -  Mr.-Angus Stewart.'is now at "Can-  ford, on the Spence's Bridge-Nicola  branch of the C. P. R. He is now in  the employ of the Nicola Valley Lumber Co., who are putting in a modern  well-equipped saw-mill of -10,000 capacity down the river'two miles from  Canford. Mr. Stewart speaks A'ery confidently of the outlook, as various coal  properties are opening np in a most  encouraging man nor in that vicinity.  W. R. Inman, M. O., eye specialist,  of Winnipeg ������nd Vancouver,- will bo  in Hedley, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, March 28, 29, 30 and  31. If A'ou have any trouble with- the  eyes or need glasses accurately fitted  call 011 him. Twenty-nine years established in AVimiipeg and correcting  over HO,000 cases of defective eyes, insures the best advice. Consultation  free, day or evening. Complicated  cases a specialty.  The Yale Mining Co. have posted at  various points convenient to the mine  workings and along the tramway approaching thereto, a code of signals  for blasting in the glory-holes. Parties going up to the mine will do well  to watch for them and follow the directions. One short blast of the whistle moans blasting at Sunn j-sides No. 1;  two short blasts for Sunnysides No. 2;  three blasts for Sunnysides No. 3, and  four for Sunnysides No. 4. When any  one of these signals is given, every  person should get under cover at once  and remain th(%e until the release signal (one long blast) is given.  A new cable on the gravity tramway  is one of the repairs being carried out  this week. The grooved metal rollers  that are now in use all along the track  have aad a good effect in lengthening  out the life of a cable. And while the  cables last longer now than formerly,  less chance is taken also in running  them to the efficiency limit. ���������.  The last word received from F. M.  Gillespie was from Malta, from Avhich  point he remembered Hedley friends  by sending some postal cards. A  picture card received by. the Gazette  was post stamped Vallette and showed  the famous chapel of bones, that wonderful blending of the ornate and  gruesome.  Mrs. .Raymond Rodenback, who was  taken to Victoria hospital where Dr.  Jones performed an operation for removal of a cancerous "growth, is reported as doing well, and there is good  reason for confidence that.'Jihe operation has been entirely successful. Her  husband arid brother-in-law who accompanied her to, Victoria returned  last week.  The Greenwood Ledge somewhat  mischievously reverts to; the unaccepted'invitation Ay-Inch Mr. Shatford extended to Mr. Nad en ' to . a ttend the  opening of the Rock Creek bridge and  finish 'out the Victoria debate, before  the electors of Rock Creek. The Ledge  wants to pull off the event on the first  of April which is a very suggestive  date-for Mr. Naden's friends of the  Sam Larsen brigade who/with' the assistance of a bridge promise, gave hint  the majority which elected him. ,  A Keremeos man was hot the other  ���������day over a case of knocking that had  recently occurred there in which a  real estate deal of considerable importance was spoiled. It is a A'ery poor  piece of business indeed for any resident of a place to meddle Avith the affairs of his neighbors and wantonly  deeixtheni or their property to strangers, whether these strangers may be  buyers or not, and the offence is  doubly heinous w-hen the meddling  takes the. form of misrepresentation.  Vernon and Kelowna are both organizing corps of, mounted infantry.  Tlu^ Vernon corps have offered the  command to Col. Cart-wright of Suni-  nu-rlaud. Ill-health prevented ���������him  from accepting, although he may yet  take it if his health continues to improve. Should he do so, the .corps  may be congratulated on its commanding officer, for in "Bob Cartwright'  as we used to call .him years ago in  barracks when he was. a youuger hum*  in the service, they will find a gentleman in every way fitted for the   post.  One day last week Harry Yates was  coming down from Central station  with a, load of steel and an axe on his  shoulder, when he had the misfortune  to fall on the. ice.and cut a nasty gash  in his knee. On his arrival in Hedley,  Dr. Whillans dressed the Ayowftd,  which required two stitches. The mishap will keep him a prisoner for a bit.  In fact he will need to take, the best of  care of the Avounded member imtiTrftll  danger is over, for tho. knee is a cranky  piece of mechanism with which it  doesn't pay to take any liberties Avben  anything goes wrong with it.  *****  ��������� This firm's Made-to-  Measure Clothing is recognized as the best produced  in Canada, arid we personally' guarantee that you  will be pleased with anything bought from them  through us. We are  their sole agents.  Their large range of  spring samples haA-e just  arrived, and we invite you  to come and look them  over. -  SHATFORDS,  The V. V. & E. Raihvay Station will be in the  centre.of the town.  Now is the time to get your lots, before the first  train peonies up the valley-.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just a few ;'  left.   Noav is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  Armstrong', Manager .  J. J.  Town Lots  $100, $206  and $250  ...... j  ���������1, 2 and 3'Acre  Lots $300. Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  _  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE (Sb REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  Fairbanks-Morse  If you want one this season, remember that wo have  supplied most of tho successful irrigating outfits on  the western continent.  Take no chances and save money.  We will install your plant under a definite guarantee.  Write us now and give us time: to do it.  ���������  ���������  t  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. .  td.  Cair^giciies.it-1 F^airfDeLrilcs Co,, L  Vancou ver, B. C  MONTREAL   . TORONTO AVTNNU-VKG C ALGA RAT  'lJMM*mJM-MIJ������MIUIUilJ^J^  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  Try.  *���������������  LONG SHOT, MAPLK LEAF and SELKIRK  Mineral Claims, sitmitc in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. AVIioro  located:   O11 Dividend Mountain.  ���������"TAKE NOT1CK that I. Chas. A. Stocss. of  ���������**��������� Kcrcnieos, acting' as agent for AV. J. Car-  butt, Free Miner's Certificate No. 13 7f������iO: X..).  Cavanngh. Free Miner's Certificate No. 13 741)0;  R. D. Mitchell. Free Miner's Ccrtillcatc No. 13  10052, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Ccrtiltcates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of January. A.D. 1908.  S-IO C. A. STOESS.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure . and,  Invigorating.  When   writing     Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette  Please  (    'i ���������'.��������������������������� 7  :-;ui*f<i*!  '���������������������������-������������������Wew-vrW- ,t-   .,'..;-  ... . . ,.  / ,      ..  THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH  26,   1908.  A.S KNOWN "AT LOOMIS:  Late John Koskie AppeaVs-4'o. Have Been  ��������� -* , * *.... .*,.,. ��������� . ..... ..  No Favorite in Southern Town.  Little seemed  to have been known  hero-concerning the man.Koskie  who  is- pretty generally  believed, to have-  been responsible for'the death of himself and partner in  the recent initio  fatality.    Concerning him the Pahnei  Mountain Prospector, of Looinis, has'  the following :   " Word  has been-' received  here ,that  John   Koskie was  killed last Wednesday in a mine accident at the Nickel .Plate mine, at Hedley, B.C.    Up to the time of going to  press We ha've  been   unable  to secure  any  particulars  as * to   the   accident.  Koskie was well known here. A couple  of years ago, by a giant powder explosion, his cabin in Horse Spring coulee  was  wrecked,, his young .child killed  and his wife seriously injured.   He afterwards got into trouble -for abusing  his wife, and left this part of the country last fall.   -He'was hardly a citizen  to  be proud of,  yet the sudden and  violent 'death of any one is deplorable,  and  we regret .to be called  upon  to  chronicle   his   untimely    taking   'off.  Koskie   served   several, years   in  the  army,  seeing active /service in China  and the Philippines."  ��������������������������� (,-;  And  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate uiouii-'  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 tlws  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  SSmiikameen  THE MARCH ROD AND GUN.  Make  Money  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development Avork, to bo one of the 'richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and Avith the advent of this road,  which is assured in the hear future, it Avill unquestionably  become a large and important city, and toAvn lots Avill bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  Scott Ave. (main st.)    $400 to $600  Other Streets............       $300 to $400.  .... 1 tUvtrl-^....  i>3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Hunting takes the pride of place in  the March'number of "Rod and Gun  and Gun and Motor Sports in Canada"  .published by W. J. Taylor, at ..Woodstock, Ontario. From the -facilitating  sport of caribou hunting in Newfoundland we are taken to deer stalking in  the Gatineau Valley, hunting,-on a  Quebec preserve, a success!'uK hunt in  Muskoka; while, an unsuccessful one in  New Brunswick proves that hunters  are sometimes prepared to' tell of their  failures as to boast of their-successes.  The C. P. R. wolf hunt is told about,  while a bear hunt is also described.  These papers are varied by an excellent One on the Bloodhound,  and' the  ��������� thoughtful and poetical address before  the Canadian Club at Toronto entitled  "The protection of the Wild. and. the  Things of the Wild" by Cy Warman  is given in full. Some rough back-,  woods experience show the reality as  compared with the glitter of the life  on the frontiers of civilization, though  the latter must retain its. attractions  for many men. Good illustrations are  a feature of this number and the departments are all abreast of the other.  . contents of the magazine, making it  creditable alike*-to the publisher and  the Dominion, the attractions of  Avhich from a sport loving point of  view it presents to the   world.  For Those Who  Invest Now.  ���������=^=Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes-==  For Full F**anrtio-uleirs, Maps Etc.,..  -APPLY   TO ���������  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y. Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  For Sale.  First-class   laying  BUFF  ORPINGTONS,  strain.   Eggs, $1.00  tor lots, ������5.00 per hundrei  J. ARNOULD,  10-2 Sardis P.O., Chilliwaek, 13. C,  strain.   Eggs, $1.00 per setting.   Incuba-  Hotel For Sale.  ON Siimlkameen River, 3 miles west of Hed-  ��������� ley and in close proximity to Pollock  Mines. Railway, right of way is now being  cleared close to the hotel, and heaviest piece of  work on the way to Princeton is within a mile.  This is a snap.   Good reasons for selling.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The trade paper is becoming  an  indispensable  institution, and    tradesmen who have not yet recognized this  fact are possibly wondering why they  themselves are not keeping up with  theprocession.   The publisher of the  Gazette would no more think of try-  iug to get along without one or  more  papers on the printing trade than  he  would'to  do   without  the   necessary  quota of square meals to keep the human   machine   going,   or   the  use of  shoes, and hence the monthly counsel  of  the   Inland   Printer is sought for  guidance on the trade generally,  and  the Printer  and   Publisher   to   keep  posted on the trade in Canada.    The  Maclean  Publishing Co., Limited,  of  10 Front street, Toronto,  publish  the  Dry   Goods  Review,   The    Canadian  Grocer, HarcVware and Metal,  Bookseller and Stationer, Printer and Publisher,   Canadian    Machinery,    Busy  Man's Magazine, Plumber and Steam  Fitter, and Financial Post.   The Dry  Goods Review   wouldn't appeal particularly   to   the   printer,   but as old  Cicero said, " Every man  to his own  trade,"   and   each   tradesman  should  pick   his   own  out of the bunch and  make a bee lino for it.  n-5  JOHN COSGROVE.  Hedley P. O.  House and Lot For Sale.  THE UNDERSIGNED will sell at a bargain  his bouse and lot on Ellis Street, Hedley,���������  a fonr-roomed dwelling and good lot in the  most convenient portion of the town.  Apply to,  8-5 GEO. H. SHELDER, Hedley.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok Yams.  TAKE NOTICE that E. E. Burr, of Hedley,  agent for A. Megi-aw, of Hedley, occupation���������publisher, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described lands :���������  Commencing at a post planted on the north  boundary of Lot 2(11 and 10 chains east of the  northwest corner thereof; thence 20 chains  north ; thence 80 chains west; thence 20 ehains  south *, thence 80 chains cast.  The following are the readings shoAV-  ing temperature, etc., for the Aveek  ending Mar. 21 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum       Minimum  Mar 15 '.. 37       .. 20  16 "���������...-    38        .. 15  17 *..-.-���������   31:       ..     ���������*      15  18 .. "      28      ������������������*. 8'  19 .     ... 27       .. 17  20 .. 42       .. 18  21 "...        34      -..*��������� 20  Average maximum temperature 34.  Average, minimum          do          16.14  Mean temperature                         25.07  Rainfall for the Aveek   .     inches.  Snowfall: -.������������-���������      ���������"       9.  *    .CORRESPONDING AVEEK OK LAST A'EAK  Highest maximum temperature 37  Average maximum do 33.42  Lowest minimum do 7  Average minimum do 11.  Mean       ' do 22.21  *i������^M^^3������M^^^^^^^M^^MMM3������^a^������^^^^a^^3������il^^)������^i������il3<}������at3������^)I^W������ilii  The Commercial Hotel   ; ���������������������������      Hedley,  B.C. "���������.,'���������-;"���������r.   Mar 15  16  17  18  19  20  21  do  AT THE MILL.  ; Maximum  43  .. 44  44  44    .   ..  48 " ���������   ..  .. 47  .. 53       ..  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  Minimum  27  28  28  22  33  30   '  30  March 26th, 1008.  EDGAR ELMER BURR.  Agent for A. Mkgraw.  11-10  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  # * * * K  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN* LAND DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that E. E. Burr, of Hedley.  agent for Jennie Burr, of Hedley, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the north  boundary o������ Lot 2(51 and 10 chains west of the  northeast corner thereof; thonce 20 chains  north; thence 80 chains east; thonce 20 ehains  south ; thonce 80 chains west.  EDGAR ELMER BURR.  Agent for Jennik Burnt.  March 2(ith, 1908. 11-10  E-verijtliing New and First-Class  Bar supplied Avith the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  your  Money   saved by   having   Boots repaired.   J. Critchley  SHOEMAKER  and Harness Repairer  Hits opened in the old repair-  store, opposite Love's drugstore.  The spring is here ; get your  BOOTS REPAIRED  before the rush begins! Comfort  and ease in old boots. Bring in  your Harness before you begin  spring work.'''  10-5  Average, maximum temperature 40.14  AA'erage minimum do 28.42  Mean do 37.28  Rainfall for the Aveek     .     inches  Snowfall for the week   .09  CORRESPONDING WEEK OK LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 52.  Average do     f        do 45.71  Lowest minimum do 18.  Average do do 22.  Mean do 38.85  NOTICE.  .'i    SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok A'ale.  TAKE NOTICE that .1. P. Burnycat, of Ver-  - non, B. C, occupation���������engineer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described land :���������  Commencing at a post planted at the N. AV.  corner of Lot 10,'' S, thence south 10 chains,  thence west 20 chains, thence north 40 chains,  thonce east 20 chains to initial post, containing  80 acres.  JOHN PURVIS BURNYEAT.  Dated January 25th, 1(108. 3-10  ������?   McArthur <������b Guiney,   -   -   Proprietors  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Tlanager.  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Prineeton  Stage  Line.  Mining  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  NOTICE.  Subscribe for the Gazette.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok A'ale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Christopher A. McDonald, of Keremeos, occupation���������real  estate dealer, intends to apply for pormission  to purchase the following described lands ;���������  Commencing at a post planted about25 chains  west of tho south-east corner of Lot 457, Group  1, Osoyoos District, thence west 20 chains,  thonce south 20 chains, thence east 20 chains,  thenco north 20 chains to point of commencement.  Christoi'iikr Alexander McDonald  Dated January 18th, 1908. 3-10  iro^'ttalftenw on Zinc er (C������ppei*i^t^  Cur ������urh i*j?irict!y fiMi*c1aasi---V  ���������Jujt price* areWer fortfie anme-.  guaYity of amh ������W cUeaWtf v* f vf  3Wi ttftte our ffierfi for H r^y** Send us a  trial arilentiflEheflQka prove.si ���������fififi'P  miTfSM COLUMBIA  mmtoiw co*> y1CioniA,$.c  9V  SUBSCRIBE FOR  I  THE   GAZETTE!  ~*Bi  TV

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