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Array i\  AV  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Librarian     , ,    . ,. ..  LegislatiVa Aiseembljr   rtlttl-10  Volume XII.      Number 16.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, MAY 4,  1916.  82.00, In Advance  JnS.GLMKE  U/atchmaker  HEDLEY, B.C.  ClOGks and Watches for Sale.  I'.'-'WW-'  it of le  Copper Corporation, Ltd.  |F. THOMPS   N I'HOSE SEYMOUR 594S  MGK. WESTKBN Q&X&UA  fcammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  1 Offices and Warehouse, 817-63 tteatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  A.  F. &  A. M.  TO  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  ., are held on the second  Friday in  lich month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  l-ethron are cordially invited to attend. ,  \. H..SPRQULE,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Regular meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1744 are held on  the first and third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  Ladies moet 2nd and 4 Mondays  ['isiting brethorn are cordially invited  "VV. LONSDALE, W. M.  H. K. HANSON, Scc't.  R,  F������.  BROWiN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tel. No. 27 P. O. Dkawkk 100  PENTICTON,  B. C  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL  ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  U/alterClayton  Barrister, Solicitor. Etc.  MONEY TO  LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C  Hedleo Opera House  fl. I. JONES, Manager  li. large,  commodious  hall for  [lances or pther entertainment.  GREAT  NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  BtaJifcfc'k������fc^fe������*^*fcS8fcfcS'r*ias������Sasta������a������v  X  X  Grand Union $  Hotel  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  X  %  HEDLEY,   British Columbia x  X  ��������� X  ���������������  ;?  ���������*;  Bar Stocked with Best Brands %]  of Liquor and Cigars J        ., ��������� X     A.   WINKLER,     Prpprietor, |  HEDLEY MEAT  MARKET.  ��������� ���������  L,  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  The Gazette is fortunate to lie able  to present the following report from  the pen of E. Jacobs, of Victoria, one  of the most experienced and authentic  writers on mining affairs in Canada."  The following information has been  taken from the annual repot t of the  Canada Copper Corporation, Ltd., and  its operating company, the Biitish  Columbia Copper Co., Ltd., both of  New Ym-k City, for the year 1915:  Exerpt from the report of the president of the Canada Copper Corporation.  '���������The exhaustion of the ore deposits  adjacent to Gicenwood, Boundary district, was foreseen some years ago  when options wore secured on the properties at Copper Mountain, Similkameen, and satisfactory progress has  since been made in developing ore at  the latter. As of December 31, 191-1,  there had been disclosed 6,200,000  tons of reasonably * assured and probable ore averaging 1.82 per cent, cupper and in addition to this, some 750,-  000 tons of 1.5*1 per cent, copper ore.  "As of December 31, 1915, it is estimated that there ate 9,075,000 tons of  reasonably assured ore anil 2,000,000  tons of probable ore of on average  grade of 1.75 per cent, copper and 20c  a ton recoverable value in gold and  and silver, the average value of both  classes of ore being the same. It will  there for be seen that the estimate for  assured and probable ore reserves has  been increased approximately 60 per  cent, within the year.  "In connection with the program  for installing the proposed concentrating plant at Copper Mountain, it has  been decided to proceed forthwith with  an underground delopment campaign  which will not only serve to .confirm  the diamond drilling already done but  will also be of a permananent character  looking to the eventual extraction of  the ores. A tunnel will be started of  sufficient size to allow of handling  through it a large tonnage of oie; it  will lie driven at an elevation which  will serve the upper horizon of ore.  The shaft on the Sunset claim will be  deepened sufficiently, to connect with  this tunnel, and, in addition, drifts and  crosscuts will be run    to block out the  ore.   "Steps   have     already   been   taken  looking to the   puiehasenf   the necessary equipment to   proceed with   this  work, and it is expected  that the tun  nel, which will  approximately 2000 ft.  in length, will   be   completed   in less  than six months from date of commencement; it   will be   started as   soon as  the   equipment; can   lie installed.   To  cover the expense   of   this   work, at-  rangeinents have been concluded with  bankers, whereby the   sum of $400,000  is available for the purpose, this money  having been   borrowed by the Canada  Copper   Corporation   for a period   of  two years, bearing Cper cent, interest.  In order that financial   arrangements  could be made, it became necessary to  retire, as far as possible, the company's  ���������outstanding debentures, and   upward  of 87A per cent, of the $600,000 original  issue has thus far been   converted into  stock under the plan as set forth in the  circular to debenture holders   bearing  date November 16 1915."  The report of the general manager  of the operating company includes  particulars, as follows:  The mines and smelting plant were  inoperative during the Iirst six months  of the year. In June, preparation was  made to partially resume   mining and  .smelting operations. On July 2(5, 1915,  one furnace was blown in. Thence lithe end i>f the year bulb mining and  smell ing were carried on r-nnliiiMou->l\.  Mother Lode Mine Greenwood li. C  work preparatory to resumption of  mining was commenced on June 15.  Ore shipments-to end of year totalled  105,085 tons, dry weight. Average  grade of ore was: Gold 0.037 oz. and  silver 0.21 oz. a ton, and copper 0.87-J6  per cent.  A rock fall cut oft" the ore supply  from the quarry; most of the ore ship-  ped was stoped underground from territory south of the quaily. Ore was  brought up to a commercial grade by-  hand sorting.  Development Work done comprised  drifting and crosseutting 433 ft. and  raising 666 ft., and- diamond drilling  totalled 711 ft. No new orebodies were  found; drilling-is being continued with  the hope of finding new shoots of ore.  Operating expenses compare favorably with those of 1914. The cost of  new constuction, also the expense of  putting the mine in shape for production, has been charged to operating  expense, bringing cost up to $0.8437  pi-i ton f. o. b. railway cars at the  mine. Tho freight to the smelting  works was $0.1215 a. ton, making a  total of $0.9GS2 per ton of ore delivered  at the smeltery.  The quanity of ore remained in the  Mother Lode mine is difficult to eilcu-  late; it amounts to possibly 50,000 tons.  With present high price for copper,  50.000 tons could be "sorted out from  mixed ore and waste in the quarry.  The total ore reserve, under present  conditions, is therefore 100,000 tons.  This means rather more than five  months'operation unless new ore, .���������it-  present unknown; shall be discovered,  Lone Star Mine, Washington,���������Ore  shipped from this property in 1915  amounted to 6510 tons, dry weight; it  averaged gold 0.032 oz. and silver 0.193  07,. a ton, and copper 2.60 per cent.  Development work consisted of 697 ft.  of drifting and raising.'. A sorting bell  was put iii; of the material passed over  this belt, 14 per cent was rejected as  waste. Available and'probable 01 e is  estimated at 170.000 tons, with a good  prospect of this reserve being increased by development work. The average  copper tenor of the ore ' in reserve is  1.60 per cent.  Napoleon Mine, Washington,���������No  ore was shipped in 1915 from this mine,  but preparations were made in December t.o put it in shape for early operations, the need for extra sulphide ni\?  at the smeltery at Greenwood having  arisen.  Queen Victoria   Mine, Near Nelson,  ���������This mine was   leased; lessees shipped to Greenwood   in the latter part of  year 754   tons dry weight,   of ore that  averaged   0.0037 oz.   gold and  0.77 oz.  silver a ton, and  2.28 per cent copper.  Emma Mine Near Eholt, B. C.���������This  mine has   been  idle since   destruction  by fire in February, 1912, of head fr.anie.  and hoisting plant. The ore not being  suitable for smelting at Greenwood, it  was  decided   to sell the   mine   which  was unwatered   for examination   purposes.    (The   president   reported  sale  early in 1916 for $55,000.  Smelting at Greenwood,���������Supply of  ore was insufficient only for operation  of one blast furnace, which was run  158 furnace days. Total quantity of  ore smelted was 122,514 tons, dry  weight, of which 115,140 tons was ore  from company's mines and 7374 tons  customs ores. Actual amount of ore  smelted per day was 775.4 tons, which  work was performed by an average of  49.2 men per day at an average wage  of $3,18 per day. There was produced  I860 tons   of matte   averaging   48 per  cent copper The output of metals  was : Copper (fine) 1,734,385 lb., silver  23,003 oz.. gold 5417 oz.  Copper Mountain, Siniilkaineeii,--  V/ork at this property consisted piin-  cipally of diamond-drilling and trenching. Extensive topographical surveys  were made, with a view to outlining  installation of surface equipment, etc,  Commercial ore was found at greater  depth than heretofore, drills having  penetrated bodies of such ore at 900 ft.  below the collar of the shaft of Sunset.  mine. The ore as developed to date is  divided into two groups. One is the  main ore occurrence, found along the  strike of a system of intrusive dikes,  principally on the Sunset, Vancouver,  and Gardner claims while the other  comprises ore bodies found on one side  or other of the principal ore zone.  Future developments may establish a  connection between these ore bodies.  (Note���������See above for estimate of quantity of oie.  Conclusion���������Attention is called to  the fact that the profits from the  Greenwood smelting plant for the five  months of operations are laigely due  to the extraordinary high price of copper on account of the rapid depletion  of the ore reserves in the company's  mines in Greenwood district, the  period of smelting activity there will  be limited, unless a profitable custom-  ore business shall be developed or new  orebodies be found. The high price of  metals has stimulated the. mining in-  dui-try, and it is not unlikely the market for customs ores will further improve during the   ensuing year.  Accounts���������The   B.   C.  Copper   Go's  Profit and Loss accouut. shows operating disbursements,   mining,- smelting,  .refining and   selling charges,   general  office and   administration   expenses���������  $366,172.38. and custom ores purchased  $36,218.02: total $402,390.40.    Proceeds  of metals shipped were $466,599.50 and  mi.-cellaneous earnings   $1824.77; total  $468,424.27.    The balance   of profit for  the operating   period   was   $66,o33.87,  but there was  general expenses incurred while the ininesand smeltery were,  inoperative,   and the minimum   charges under the electric supply contract,  together total $90,951.59, so that there  w*is a net loss'for the year of $24,917-  ,72...      The   company's   balance  sheet  shows liabilities to others than  share.-'  holders as follows:   Accounts payable  $277, 597,29, due  to  banks $.99,S94.28,  due   to   Canada  Copper   Corporation  '.(amount  of   mortgage)  $460,000,  and  sundry, liabilities $8,745.99;,total $S46,-  237.56.    The assets include: Metals and  smelter  products  and  supplies $116,-  826.55, copper on hand  and in   transit  to refinery $92,581.01.  cash  $17,776.20,  and  sundry debtors,  etc..  $18,846.20,  total $245,829.96.    The valuation of the  various mining and smelting properties is set down at. $3,557,565.33 against  which there is a capital stock  liability  of $2,958,545.* The balance sheet of the  B. C. Copper Co.   shows a   deficit of  $1,387.27.  The Canada Copper Corporation's  assets are: Investment in B. C. Copper Co. stock, $3,000,000; notes receivable, secured by mortgage, $460,000;  mining property $13,554.84; cash in  hand, $49,374.30, and sundries, $78,-  070.S6; total $3,601,000.   ������������������: #t   Private Ban  Writes to Hedley Friends  Headquarters, 102nd R. M. R.  Kamloops, B. C. April 15,1916  To Mrs. Boyd, Sec. Hedley Ladies  Sewing Ciicle.  Madame,  Parcel leceived for which thank  "The Hedley Ladies Sewing Circle."  T have been transferred from Edge-  wood to here and expect, soon to be  transfei red to the "Canadian Pioneer  Battalion" at Victoria for the front.  The parcel has been to Edge wood  but was forwarded on to me.  Again thanking   the Hedley Ladies'  Sewing Circle and the   people of Hedley for their kindness   to me I. remain,  Yours Truly,  Pte. D. J. Devane,   102nd., R. M. R.  Vancouver, B. C. May 1st, 1910  Dear Andy,  I am going Overseas at last. 1 came  here about a week ago transferred  from the 102nd R. M. R. to the above  and in about five or six weeks will be  going to England.  The training in this will not be- as  hard as the other battalions, we will  be used for digging trenches, etc.  I received a, parcel from the Hedley  Ladies Sewing Circle a short time ago  for which thank them very much for  ine.  If anj- one from Hedley should be in  Vancouver tell them to come and see  me.  With best wi������hi*-.-* to iill in Hedfey I  remain,  Yours Truly,  D. J. Devane  .,^3333333333333333333 333^-i  I   TEN YEARS AGO   3  !������> ilr  7|\   From t lit-- II -illi'v   Gaz-'tc   Files   m  j* ' ,u(M;,y3.M);i I  Thos. Bradshaw has resumed work  on his claims in Twenty Mile Canyon.  John Love is moving his drugstore  across the street into Dr. Whillans'  new building. Mr. Way will move the  telephone.  The local lodge A. O. F. attended  church on Sunday evening when a  cermom was preached by Rev. L.  Thomas.  The friends of Mr. and Mrs. W. J-  Forbes were relieved to learn of their  safety and interested in the experience  which they had, as described in the  Green Mountain notes of this issue.  The Indians have fixed up the fence  between the town and Pinto's flats  and made a good stout fix of it too-  The result is that sundry bovines and  nags look very longingly over the-  fence but cannot enter therein.  L. Gillander, of Keremeos passed  through town Saturday on his way to  Copper Mountain, where he will work  one of Innis' teams for the B. C. Copper Co.  On Sunday Homer Wells, of Princeton brought a load to town, consisting  os K. C. Brown, J, A. McLellan, J. E.  King. He returned home in the afternoon.  The Hedley Lumber Co. are looking  up a gang of river drivers and expect  to get their drive started early this  year so as to take advantage of the  higher water. In the new quarters  which will enable them to get their  logs out of mid stream they can handle logs on the river at a much higher  stage of water.  Rev. A. H. Cameron who is in  charge of the Presbyterian mission at  Fairview and Keremeos, and has taken up his residence at the latter place,'  was in Hedley on Friday last, Mr.  Cameron spent several years on the  mission fields in Manitoba and the  territories and last year was at Midway where he did good work and won  the appreciation and respect of the  people there. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MAY 4,   1916  Cbe 1ted!ey (Bazdte  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year     S-'.'lli  "   ( United Slates)  iSO  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1'. linos to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not, exceeding one  inch. $1.00 for one insertion. ���������Jf- cents for  each snhse(|\icnt insertion. Over one inch,  HI cents per lino for (li-sc insertion and 5  cent.'; per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transient* payahlo in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch pur month  81.A"-: over 1 inch and up to I inches. SI.00  per inch pur month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will lie given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Certificate of Improvements SI0.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, -J*i..'i0 for each additional  claim.I  A. B. S. STANLFA'. Editor  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF-  Au Revoir 1  In laying aside the pen to  don tlie uniform of the King  and take up the sword, we  have nothing but the highest  opinion of the town of Hedley  and her people.  The beautiful little town  nestling in the gulch of Twenty-Mile Creek, basking in the  sunshine of the Similkameen,  has before it a wonderful future of activity and enterprise.  Although feeling the stress  of war times as much as any  merchants anywhere in the  Province of B. C, Hedloy's  business men are as enterprising and optimistic as any in  this province of opportunities  and big projects.  We desire to express our  thanks and appreciation to  them and to our readers and  friends ever ywhere for their  enthusiastic support during  the months in which it has  been our pleasure to steer the  destinies of the Hedley Gazette. And when this world  war will have become a matter of history, we hope to return to Hedley and mingle  again with her people and resume again some form of  commercial activity within  the sound of that busy enterprise, the center of Hedley's  attractions, the Daly Reduction Works.  M  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  TRY  US == WE GIVE SATISFACTION  would be fashioned after Com-  wcll's letter: ''It" you do not  cease British cannon will be  heard in your capital.'"���������News-  Adertiser.  Recruits Wanted Tor  First Canadian Pioneers  This regiment is now in Prance having moved across at the latter end of  Fobi nary, and is engaged in construction work. Before leaving England  tlie regiment received a great supply  of tools and equipment for railway  and other work, and though fully  trained and equipped ai an Infantry  Battalion it will be employed except  on emergency, solely as a battalion of  workmen. All descriptions of trades  and occupations are represented in this  Pioneer Battalion but those mostly in  request are carpenters, linesmen, railway construction men, miners, loggers  and the like. The general handy man  is also a very useful member of the  corps.  Towards the end wf January recruit]  ing for a reinforcing draft of three  officers and one. hundred men was  started, the recruits however were not  assembled until the middle of February and on the oth. March they left  Victoria, en route for England where  by this time they should have arrived,  that is, the draft is in England within  two months of starting recruiting,  A second draft* of similar- strength  was authorized and recruiting for this  has been so satisfactory that the draft  is now up to strength and will be  really to embark within a couple of  weeks.  A thiid draft is now starling and if  recruits for this offer as readily as for  the. first two drafts it is expected that  this third reinforcement will be ready  to leave for England by the middle of  May.  Men who wish to get away with the  least possible delay and see a little of  France before the suinnier is well  through cannot do better than join the  reinforcing draft-now being assembled  at the Old Drill Hall, Menzies St., Victoria, where recruits can apply in person. Those, not in A-Mctm-ia can apply  by letter and recruits passed medically fit and approved will have their  transportation sent them to enable  them to join without expense.  Bank By Mail And Save  A Trip To Town  FOIi the benefit of those who live out of town, we  have arranged a plan by which you can do your  banking by mail quite as satisfactorily us if you  stood here at our counters. Come in and let us explain the plan���������or write for the iriiormation.  THE  BANK  OF  78 Years (n Business.  Hedley Branch    , -  Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  C. P. DALTON, Managd  'Instruction by correspondence is the cheapest and best waj  ,    for the poor man."���������Thos. A. Edison  6*  TheyYe   RigHt  99  The legislature of New Brunswick has adopted a resolution  calling for conscription in Canada and delegations from quite  a number of towns in Ontaria  have visited Ottawa with the  same idea in view. If the East  had done as well as the west in  proportion there would have  been no need of conscription.���������  Victorian.  TAKE  For SuOiiiacli  and* Bowel Trouble  fledley Dma & Book Store  Hedley. B. C.  J  Hedley Methodist Church  FRANK STANTON, B. A.  Minister  Services will" be held the Second and  Fourth Sundays of the   month  at 7.30 p. in.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Services   every   alternate  Sunday   at  7-.-30p.in;  Pastor, R. G. STEWART  Berlin laughs over the contra-  versy with Washington concerning submarine outrages of last  year or last month, while the  submarines go cheerfully on adding to the list. Mr. Lansing  keeps asking for assurances,  and every time he asks he gets  the practical assurance that the  outrages continue and will go  on. What possible sense is  there in these dialectics? The  one   message   to  be   affective  Tiie Nickel Plate  Barbershop  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  TONSORIAL SERVICE  This shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical  Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER, - Prop.  Hatching  Eggs  $i.oo PER SETTING  Single Comb Rhode Island  Reds (selected stock)  D. HENDERSON  You  admit the International Correspondencj  Schools   are  a  good thing.     You'd   take  course right now "if"���������"except"���������  "If" Avhat? If you weren't so "overworked," with .sue]  "long hours," or had more strength and energy? Didnj  John Mitchell get his training after working 12 hours a da!  as a mine boy?  Wasn't it Edison who stayed up half the night  to  re*  every get-at-able book on electricity?    Didn't he educate hiirfi  self in spite of every handicap you could ever have?      SpenJ  as much time in I. C. S. study as you'do in reading the newspapers and you'll get that promotion before you know it.  All big men who have made their mark in the world hal  the  ambition���������the   determination���������to improve  their spar  time, to train themselves for big work.    You, too, can posses!  power, money and happiness if you'll only  make  the  effori  The reward is great���������it's worth it.  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon.      Put it  to us without paying or promising.     Let us send you the dc  tails of others'success through the I. C. S., and then decid(  Mark the Coupon  and  ifNo^  Complete Mining' Engineering'  Fire Boss 7  Metal Mining*  Metal Prospector  Complete Metallurgy  Hyilrometallurgy  Milling  Complete Coal Mining*  Complete Civil Engineer'j  Surveying* and Mapping*  Bridge Engineering  Structural Engineering'  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Running  Chemistry  Commercral  Drawing-  Electrical  Mechanical *  Steam  Marine and  Refrigeration Engineerinl  French, - Spanish and  ���������Italian taught by  Phonograph  SEE THAT IT IS  Made In Canada  WOODforSALE  TEAMING  All kinds of team work done.'  Wood for sale.    Prices reason  able.   Terms cash.   Apply  GEO. H. SHELDER.  Leave orders at Gazette office.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  COAL mining rights of the Dominion, ii  Manitoba, Saskatchewan nnd Alberto,  tho Yukon Territory, tho North-west Territories and in n, portion of the Province of British Columbia, may bo leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres wi bo leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to Uie Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory tho land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyod territory tho tract  applied for shall be staked out y the applicant  himsolf.  Each application must be accompanied by  fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not other  wise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchant  able output of the mine at tho rate of Ave conts  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  tho Agent with sworn returns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable mined  and pay the royalty thereon.   1 coalmin  ing rights aro not being operated su     roturns  should be furnished ut least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but tho lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  be considered necessary for tbo working of the  mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of  the Interior, Ottawa, or o any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W.W.CORY..  ' Deputy Minister of the Interior.  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS,. Scranton, Pa.  Please inform me how I can gain a money-earning knowledge of the sulj  jeet'marked X, or named below, and send nie catalogue containing description  of course and letters from successful students..  Name. Address   Ago Occupation .Employed by.  Course Wanted (if not given above)   Remarks   ...  RALPH KENDALL, Agent  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  N.B.-Unauthorized publicati  tisement will not be paid for.  this adve  .   9 Sua  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. MILLIARD   =   Prop.  Travel by Auto...'  Call up Phone No. 12  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.   IT Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   POR   SALE!  P-ALA6E"  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables   HBDLETT   B. O.  Phono 12..'"'-��������� D. J. INNIS Proprietor  J. BEflLE  PAINTING  PAPER-HANGING  KALSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE,  DALY AVE.   -   -   tlEDLEY, B.C.  Hedley   Gazette  $2 per annum  Bow KerLaundr  Only First Class Work  Laundry Delivered Anywhere mgpMiMBi  THEHEDIEY GAZETTE, MAY.4, 1916  I Big New Stock ������  ���������OF���������  x  X  X  X  X  _t %  $ Boots and Shoes %  x *>"  J     Specially Reduced  K  X  X  i  Read all the ads.  Hand  Fund.  a   dollar over to the Tobacco  ForCas  I James Stewart |  | Groceries, Fruits and g  ������ Vegetables ������������������ jf  ff x  TOWN AND DISTR16T  There will be service in St. John's  Church next Sunday at S:00 p.m.  M. L. Gezon  Sunday.  wTas a   visitor to  town  J. Hossack   was a Nickel Plate visitor in town yesterday.  * Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Morrison of Nickel Plate were visitors to town Tuesday.  Joseph A. Haley, of Vancouver, was  registered at the G reat Northern Hotel  Thursday.  Lome Cousins,   of Keremeos, was a  visitor in town Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. P. A.   Howse motored  to town Sunday  accompanied by Mrs.  Swanson,   J. G. Potts  and F. E. Had  don..  Read the ads.  I  JB. C. Hay, of Vancouver, representing the Canadian '��������� Explosives, was doing business in Hedley Wednesday.  Neil MacLeod a former resident of  Hedley is in the hospital at Shomcliife  having' sustained a broken leg while  training at that camp.  There will be a big celebration at  Keremeos " Center oh May 24th. $500  in prizes, of which $100 goes to a baseball game. Don't forget the date, May  2-lth.    .   '    '' \ '  L. C. Rolls has put-up a fence from  the door of the Post Office, across the  vacant lot and will have'a small garden this season.  The hour of service in Sb. John's  church has been changed, the services  commencing at 8 o'clock instead of 7.30  as heretofore. This will continue dur  ing the summer months.  Fred Johnson,   Fred Ostrome, John  Ostrom   and Axel   Lindgren  left   for  Copper mountain Thursday.   ���������   If you owe the editor anything  please see him this week before he  leaves or pay the amount to Mrs. A.  B. S. Stanley.  Rev. Stewart leaves today for his  new field in the Moosejaw Presbytery.  Who his successor will be has not  been announced.  -A-few choice  after May 1st.  Hedley, B. G.  dahlia roots   for sale  Apply   to A.   Clare,  19pd  A limited amount of dahlia bulbs,  show, cactus and decorator for sale,  35c each postpaid. Mail orders will  receive prompt attention. S. E. Hamilton, Hedley, B. C. cf   ���������  The warm weather of the past few  days is bringing down the water in  greater volume and the debris is causing more or less "trouble with the turbines at the lower power house. Logs  also are running and a force is con  stantly on the watch lit the dam.  M. II. Parrott, the Penticton chauffer motored to town Monday bringing  J. E. F. White and A. Durden.  W. T. Johnston, of Penticton, came  in Saturday with P. W. Brown, of the  Swift-Canadian Co., leaving later for  Princeton..  The Sunday School teachers entertained at Mrs. Bowerman's, Monday  for Mrs. Vance ,'who left Tuesday to  join her husband at Grand Forks.';'  Tools for sale, also garden tools,  consisting of potato planter, hand  cultivator, hoes, etc. cheap for'cash.  Mrs. A. B. S. Stanley,   Hedley,   B. C.   ������   W. T. Butler' is busy in his garden  again. A. Winkler has some radishes  up and they will soon he large enough  to eat. Garden plots are beginning to  show the effects of fine weather.  Mrs. A. Winkler and two youngest  children left Thursday morning for a  visit to her home near Edmonton. She  expects to be away for at least a  month.  Eddie Simpson is in receipt of a letter from Arthur Freeman. He is in  splendid health, had seen Liddicoat,  who was reported a prisoner, they are  looking for some more heavy fighting.  Charlie Saunders was also heard from,  well and happy, sure of the ultimate  defeat of the Bosches.  AV. E. Morphy, representing the J.  &. J. Taylor Safe Works came to Hedley Monday. Its a safe bet that a man  is safe who saves his papers with a,  Taylor safe.  Jack   Budd, of   Princeton is on the  register of the Grand Union Hotel.  V. E. Johnson, a Kamloops miner  arrived Tuesday and went up the hill  to work.  A. Bibone, a Phoenix miner arrived  Tuesday hut left again yesterday for  .Clipper .Mountain.  Andy Winkler has bought a bicycle  and is doing all kinds of fancy stunts  on our leading thoroughfare.  ' -Rev. A. II. Cameron, of Keremeos  returned home Thursday, having spent  a few days golfing and .'visiting with  Mr. and Mrs. S.'E.'Hamilton;.  *'.- :  C. E. Prior, our local assayer was a  visitor to Princeton yesterday, going  up by way of George Riddle's auto, a  very popular route, these clays.  Wirtb and Marguerite Luke; Rainbow  Drill, 10 girls;  Song, String, of- Pearls,  by Sunday Sch  edy, (i cups   ni'.,  Save the King.  intermission; Com-  , kilate, 6 girls; God  I. -i program throughout was a great success. To specialize  would be dilliciilt because each had its  own features of merit. Of course the  first place belongs to the tiny tots who  faced a large audience for the fust  time,* perhaps. The motion songs and  the. rainbow drill were very good as  were the instrumental duetts by Lena  Wirtb and Marguerite Luke. The  Comedy in which appeared at intervals, the name of a certain young man  of Medley, brought down the house.  The work of the girls was exceedingly  go'od and a great credit to their teachers.  NOTICE  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  TV Peterson, Dave Wevy and A.  Nicholson, a committee from the Miner's Union, were in town Monday to  attend Hit; meeting held in Fraser's  Hall in the evening.  The water in the river is now' raising  at the rate of ten inches to a foot every  twenty four hours and logs are running pielty freely but the Go's darn is  taking care of everything beautifully.  Father John arrived on Saturday's  train,, he held services in the hall Sunday morning, and at the Mission in  the evening. He left on Tuesday's  train, for Chopaca.  Geo. Riddle is in the act of building  an auto garage 17x32, it will house his  own car and take care of visitors who  motor to town and want to leave their  car in over night. W. Forbes is the  builde r.  Sidney Hall, who has the work of  installing the plumbing in the addition to the school house, and who mit  in the furnace last fall, arrived Saturday to finish the work which was delayed awaiting supplies from England.  Notice!  As I leave in a few days for Victoria  to enlist, all .accounts owing to me  should be paid to Mrs. A. B. S. Stanley, Hedley. Make money orders and  cheques out in her name.  (Signed) A. B. S. Stanley  Midnight Fractional Mineral Claim, situate  in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Similkamecn  i  District.  Whore located:-���������Camp Hedley. ���������  TAKK NOTICE that I, William Waugh.  free Miners Certificate No. 75192-75, intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the ���������  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further  take notice that action, under  section So, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement,  ' Dated this llth day of April. A.D. 1916.  Produce More and Save More  The Empire needs food.     If you are not in the fighting line you may Be in the producing line.    Labour   ��������� ���������; ' is limited���������all the more reason to do more than ever  before. Grow food for the men who are fighting for you. The Allies need all the food that  you can produce. Every little helps. You are responsible for your own work. If you  cannot produce as much as you would like, produce all you can. Work with the right  spirit. Put fighting energy into your effort and produce now when it counts. The more  you produce the more you can save.    Producing and saving are war-service.  In war-time do not waste time and energy on unimportant and unprofitable work. Economize labour.  Put' off unproductive work till after the war, and, if  possible, help in producing something needed now. Let us not waste labour. Canada  needs it all. If possible help to feed the Allies. Make your backyard a productive garden.  Cultivate it with a will.    Make your labour count for as much as possible.  Do Not Waste Materials  There should be no waste in war-time.    Canada could  pay the annual interest on her war expenditure out  of what we waste on our farms, in our factories, in  Every, pound of food saved from waste is as good as a pound of increased  The way for a nation to save is for every individual to save.    France is strong  The men and women of Great Britain are not  Wednesday   evening   of  last   week  occuried the Sunday School entertainment in the Opera House.    There was  a large audience   present and all came  prepared to   be entertained,   in which  expectation they  were not disappointed.    The chair   was taken   by Rev. R.  G. Stewart, who   in a few   well-chosen  remarks   explained  the object   of the  entertainment   and   then   introduced  the-performers.    The  program was-as  follows:    Chairman's   Remarks,   Rev.  R. G. Stewart;   Song by   the   School,  Marching, Marching  hear the Marching Feet;   Cradle Song,   S girls   from  Primary   Room;   "House   That   Jack  Built,"   13 children;   Recitations, Primary   Pupils;'    Instrumental    Duett,  Lena   Wirth   and  Marguerite   Luke;  Song (motion), Up up in the Sky, Baby  Class; Song Jesus  Bids us Shine, Boys  from Primary Class; Lily Motion Song  20   girls;' Instrumental   Duett,   Lena  fl very &fl very  PRINCETON, B.C.  AGENTS  FOR  Imperial Oil Co., Ltd., and  John Deer Plow Co.  DEALERS TN  Flour,    Feed   and    Grain  Extra special prices on  Wagons, Stoves and Ranges,  Wash-  Farm    Iriiple-  ing    Machines,  ments, etc., etc.  BUY NOW and SAVE MONEY  fi. ft. AVERY. Pfod. and Mar  60   YEARS  EXPERIENCE  our homes.  production.  to-day because of thrift in time of peace.  only " doing " but are learning to " do without.'  ���������s  Spend Your Money Wisely  finance the war,  better investment.  Practise economy in the home by eliminating luxuries.    Wasting our dollars here weakens our strength  at the   Front.      Your savings   will help Canada to  Save your money for the next Dominion War issue.    There can be no  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac  Anyone sending a sketch nnd description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether ao  Invention is p-obnbly patentable. Communications strictly confldential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest nuoncy for sccunnir patents.  Patents taken throu-rh Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without chnrtto, in the  least*  I.nrjrest clr-  Terir.s, S3 a  A handsomely Illustrated weekly.  calation of any scientific journal.   year: four months, $1.  8old by all newsdealers.  ""_'.'.'". & Go.36IBr6adway'New York  Branch offlri-. 0% V St- Washington D. C.  THE   GOVERNMENT  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF AGRICULTURE  sanaa  OF   CANADA 5  THE  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  Up  A Dollar every now  and then to send some  tobacco or other comforts to the men at the  front.    DO IT NOW!  Hedley's Contingent  Following is the list of the men who  have gone to the   front   from Hedley.  The   Gazette   publishes   them  in   the  hope that our readers will not   fail to  remember these brave fellows who are  fighting   our   battles   for   us.    Write  them a letter occasionally   to let them  know  you   are   keeping "The   Home  Fires     Burning."   Addresses     gladly  furnished on reqnest.  Pte. Sid Edwards (Killed, in Action)  L. C, Blair Mills (Killed in Action)  Pte. W. Fullmer  "   J. Stapleton  "   J. Frame.  "   Tom Corrigan  "  Ebenzer Vans, (Died in Hospital)  "   Roy Corrigan *  "   T. C. Knowlos  "   N. B. Ewart  "   Bobby Robertson  "   Jack Howe  "   M. J. Meher, (Yorkie)  "   Dan Deviine  "   Dan Dollemore  ���������*'   J, T. N. Hepper  "   Arthur Coles  ' "   Bert Schubert  Corp.    Frank Dollemore  Pte. Rod McDougall  "   R. James  "   M. H. L. Jacombs  "   E. J. Rotherham  "   Arthur Freeman  "   C. Christiana  "   J. Corrigan  Gunner Chas. Saunders  Pte. A. P. Martin  Sergeant A. W. Jack  Pte. T. Calvert  "   W. Liddicott  "   George Boxall  , "   W. Tucker  "   Fred Beck  2nd Lieut. A. E. Denman IHE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MYA  4. 1UI6  "The Big Store"  General  ere  nts  ^^&w*^  Recruits for the  225th   Kootenay-Boundary Battalion, now  Being" Organized  KEREMEOS, B. C.  KEREMEOS  Schools opened again on Monday after tlie holidays.  Miss Helen Taylor returned  to school at Penticton on Tuesday.  Dr. McEwen and friends of  Hedley motored through town  on Sunday.  Mr. Condit, of tlie Horn Silver mine was a business visitor  to town on Thursday.  Mr. Oscar Lauchmond passed  through Keremeos on Sunday  on hisAvay to Copper Mountain.  is the call of Your King" and  Country, Enlist To-day  sis and Dr  At 20% to 40% Discount  Our Whole Stock  on Show  Hedley Tradlno 60. LM.  Mr, Oiser returned home  from the coast on Saturday's  train, after being absent for a  week.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank French  and family accompanied by  friends, motored through Keremeos Sunday.  Rev. Mr. Cleland of Penticton  preached a very impressive sermon to a large gathering on  Sunday evening.  Mr. Hood and wife of Vancouver have arrived to take  charge of Mr. W. H. Armstrong's conservatory.  Miss Sewell of Similkameen  school returned home on Saturday after spending the holidays at Armstrong, B. C.  For the Grand Forks Company  Communicate with  Lieut E. L. STENSTROM,  Officer GQ^majading1  Grand Forks, B. C.  will spend the summer in Olalla  Mr, Brown Avill have some  work doire on his mining property, the Daulphin. owned by  himself and Mr. Gordon.  Germany's Warped Philosophy  A large party gathered at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor of  South Keremeos on Thursday  night and spent a delightful two  hours.  The trees have been planted  at the schools here and the  children are delighted to think  they are going to have such  beautiful grounds. The beautifying of the grounds is being  looked after by tlie Women's  Institute.  Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Ashland, Oregon arrived by auto  last week and will spend the  summer in Olalla.    Mr. Brown  The following, sent to ns hya friend,  appeared in the telegraph, of Hong  Kong,'China, on Tuesday, March 21st.  The Geiman educational system has  concealed in it a poison which warps  the reasoning ability of all win? come  under its influence; its victims believe  that evil deeds can produce or force  good results. One such man "in other  matters s*ine," when the Lusitania. incident was referred to, expressed the  hope that all the belligerents would  make the war as "frightful" as possible. This man was not a German,  but had received part of his education  in Germany. He seemed to think that  the more the nations and individuals  in Europe allowed themselves to be  controlled by unscrupulousness, hatred and brutality, the sooner war  would be done away with, and was  qnite oblivious to the fact that these  very qualities are themselves the  cause of belligerency and will continue  to incite to war so long as they are indulged in.  Sane people naturally expect evil  thinking to produce and maintain evil  conditions, and look for good only as  the result of good. An honest man,  even if confronted with evidence  which seemed to prove that evil was  the quickest and most effective means  of accomplishing good, would not  therefore resort to evil practices, but  would bend all his energies to oppose  such an illogical contention, and would  prefer to stand by principle, though it  entailed the surrender of every hope  of material gain, rather than, under  the banner   of evil methods,  to reap a  disgraceful and unpalatable success at  the sacrifice of all a man holds dear���������  his integrity and faith in right.  The doctrine that the end .justifies  the means is held by a varying percentage of people in all countries; the  more unenlightened "the nation, the  'more universally accepted is the doc  trine. But it is strange to find in Germany, which has in ail e so much progress along many lines in these latter  years, an almost unanimous acceptance of this fallacy. In her educators,  .the men who have had the ear of the  public through the press and the pulpit, and those who have had*the training of the young in the schools, we  must look for the cause of this state  of mind. High moral teaching by  men.of lofly ideals bears fruit in a  noble citizenship which values its own  and its national honornbove the petty  advantages of worldly success, of  pride, or power. Opposite teaching  bears opposite fruit.  There has been a war party in Germany for many years, a party which  has had the upper hand, which prepared guns and ammunition, and  trained soldiers. But these three factors alone are not sufflcent to enable a  few men to lead a mition into war;  something more is needed, and the  present non-moral state of the German  mind shows that the war party was  also active in preparing and moulding public thought to suit its purposes.  A nation which has produced and  accepted a Martin Luther, does not  naturally embrace the doctrine that  if ihe end seems desirable, any means  are justifiable in obtaining it; nothing  but the subtle suggestions of designing educators continued for a number  of years could possibly accomplish  such a result. ;.'  With this object lesson before them,  it behoves, the citizens,of all countries  tp see that the teaching in their  schools is pure. A nation's greatest  enemy is the corruption within its own  borders;   its   surest    safeguard   high-  minded, truth loving educators."  A. F. F.  Another Nebula Coming  The latest from the skies is that there  is a big nebula coming in the direction  of the earth ac the rate of one hundred  miles a second. If that nebula strikes  us it will be like a ton of coal falling  on a gnat. ,It will over-wehri us and  annihilate us*. Its speed is more than  three billion miles a year.  One might think at that rate it  might soon reach us but it never will.  It will veer off into endless space long  before it would strike the earth. But  think of the distance and its coming  one hundred miles a second and never  getting here, it is so far off. This fact  gives one an idea of the bigness of the  universe and the littleness of the earth,  and,to lead one in the ways of modesty  and simplicity, where selfishness and  unkindnessare never tolerated and the  rule of purity, honor and duty becomes  the law of gravitation.���������Ohio State  Journal.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing lana, Cook>  ing and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kebkmeos, B.C. ��������� " .    .  READ"  Then Thi  Where Are  Your Interests  "I" Are they in this community ?  IT Are they among the  people with whom you  associate %  1F Are they with the  neighbors and friends  with whom you do busi-  business ?  If so, you want to know what is hap  pening in this community. You want  to know the goings and comings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every issue. It is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Is your name on our subscription lists? If not you owe it  to yourself to see that it is put  there.    To.do so        '  Will be to  Your Interest  Now that youhavejpmmen-  ced to read'.this article, just  keep right on to the end, and  then you will haAre absorbed  meat of the cocoanut.  What has this town ever done  for you^ It has fed you, and  clothed you, and housed you,  and given you employment  and kept the wolf from"'.-your  door, for these many years.  It has done more. It has furnished you recreation, and enjoyment, and has guided you  safely over many of the  stones that beset the pathway  of life.  It has praised your good  deeds and has thrown the  mantle of charity over your  questionable ones.  It has been, and is, YOUR  HOME. But what have YOU  done for the TOWN?  You are making you money  here but where are you spending it?  Are your buying goods from  the local dealer, who pays  and otherwise contributes liberally to the upkeep of the  community and your home,  or are you sending your money away to some'" catalogue  house that wouldn't lend you  a five cent piece to save your  soul from purgatory?  And now you have reached  the point where we want you  to stop and think, and think  hard, and to a sane, sensible  and patriotic purpose.  *J

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