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 !'<*.,  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  t,������'.P '���������-���������'  Librarian 1rt  Legislative Amenably   mar 10  Volume XII.     Number 10.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, AJAliCH S3,  191(3.  $2.00, Ix Advance  rS\-sr*\**<  JflS. 6LARKE  U/atchmaker  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  i  |f.TlIO.MPS   N 1'IIO.S'K SKVMOUI5 6913  MGK. WESTEBN" CANAL).*  fcammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  | Offices nnd Warehouse. SIT-tKJ Bo.atty Struct  Vancouver, B. C.  A. F. & A. M. c  REC4U[..-IK inonthly meetings of  Iledloy Lodrre Xo. IX A. I-'. & A. M.,  lire held on the second Friday in  Jich month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visiting  Irethr-cn are cordially invited to attend.  |. H..SPRQULE,  W. M  S. E. HAAHLTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Kegiiliu* meetings oC  Hedley Lodge I'll are held on  the first and third Alonday in  everymont.il in the Orange Hall  Ladies meet *-'nd and 4 Jlondays  'isiting hrcthern are cordially invited  \V. LONSDAI.K. W. AI.  H. K. HANSON', Sco't.  R.  F������.  BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tki.. Xo.  PENTICTON,  I\ O. Pkawioh KiO  -'      B. C.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVfL  KXGIN'EKK  and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAXI) SURVEYOR  Star Building       -        Princeton  Barrister. Solicitor, Etc.  MOXISY TO   LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  pdley Opera House  A. I. JONES, Manager  lA. large,   commodious  hall for  lian'ces or other entertainment.  PEAT  NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.    Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  l*������ 2  IS? X  I Grand Union $  * Hotel |  ������ HEDLEY,   British Columbia ji  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  # Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  8? First-Class Accommodation.  X  j������ Bar Stocked with Best Brands  >X of Liquor and Cigars  If  x  . Tlie twenty-first general meet ing of  members of the Western/ Branch uf  The Canadian Mining Institute will he  opened aL Ladysmith. 35. C, on Thui-s  day Afternoon. March 30th. 1010 when  routine business will he transact-eil and  Severn] papers having particular refer  ence to the Coal Mining lndu-*try will  he read and discussed.  All members of The Canadian Institute in good standing re-riding in Iirit-  isli' Columbia,- or the neighboring  parts of the United States are, by virtue of such membership, also lnembeis  of the."Western B.anch. Members are  earnestly requested to make, an ell'oi-t  to attend the ensuing meeting, and  are. cordially invited to contribute  papers on mat tors relating to Coal  Mining, etc. for rending at it: also, to  kindly notify the Secretary that they  will do so, if such be their intention.  Non-members will also he heartily  welcomed to attend, and to take part  in the discussion of the papers Llint  shall he submitted to the meeting.  IS. .1 a00lis,  Secretary  of Western Branch  The KALEIDOSCOPE   i  Creston eggs are retailing for 25c:,  Hay has been scarce in Naramnta.  Oroville is making plans for a. fall  Fair.  Rossland Patriotic Fund totals over  $18,000.  Nelson's Belgium Belief Fund i.-  near the. $S00 mark. t  It is said that it takes 150 gallons of  oil to displace one ton .of coal.  In 1015 there were 180 Farmers Institutes in B. C. with a membership of  S4(i0.  During February recruit ing throughout Canada averaged about 1000 a  day.   .":'������������������������������������  The City of Meriitt will give a drum  to the "Fighting Cariboos" 172nd regiment.  Will Dcnloiie Cupper  roperty at Stump M>  A party of mining men and engineers inteiested in the development of  the copper properlie;- at Slump Lake  visited by Mi*. Frank M. H.iwkes. of  Seattle recently when samples ofoie  for assay were taken away, left today  by automobile for'"Mat section and  will make preliininaiy arrangements  for the big developments expected lo  be made, there 1 his summer. The extensive plant and machinery at the  claims will be overhauled and necessary work done in putting the old  ���������-���������hafts into shape immediately. A few  men will be engaged for the pin pose.  The ore taken fiom the property at  the end of January shows excellent indications of ;i nieichanlablc grade of  copper, it is said. Arriving from  Seattle, with Mr. Hawkes last night  w( re Tims. J. Dmiohoc an engineer.  Harold Stern and .las. MeKiernaii.  Tenis* and camp supplies were taken  out hy tho party this morning,  j/EfeS-SS-S-'S&S-'S '. t --. **���������**.*&***.���������������'  f        WAR  NOTES        I  *���������������. -&  -i3:-3"*S:*3S:'53-2:-s.-5-2*23:S--S.-3a:-5--3-3:a-2.-5S-'  Efforts arc being made to enlist a  full company of 250 men from, the  Southern Okanagan electoral district  to join the "Fighting Cariboos'" a battalion of the I72nd regiment, now being organized at   Kamloops.  All enemy f*.radei*;>.>i Togoland. Gei-  man West Africa, are to be deported,  on the ground of military necessity,  according to an announcement made  l>>* the British Government. The declaration of the government will affect several branches of large German  firms.  The 225th Battalion being organized  in East Kootenay is making great  headway. Several men and officers of  the 107th regiment, now on home-  guard duty have volunteered and the  Independent Company of Rifles of  Grand Forks, has come in as a body.  Col. J. Mackav is the Commanding  Officer.  WINKLER,     Proprietor.  I A  i  All kinds of fresh ami  cured meats always 011  hand. Fresh Fish on  .sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  J  :ks  Grand Forks City Council has. become a member of the Union of B. O.  Municipalities.  The,children of Meriitt must bo off  the street by 9.30 p.m. That is a good  idea.  The Bee Keepers' Association of  Biitish Columbia has just been incorporated.  Kamloops farmers are talking a cooperative dairy and creamery to materialize this summer.  After HI days of absence the Sica-  motis made its itinerary last week and  the Okanaganites i-ejoice.  The Laurier mine at Laurier. has  shipped 500 tons of ore this winter.  Fifteen men are employed.  Slimmer-land Lumber Co. has restarted sawing with 2,000,000 feet of  logs ahead for boxes, etc.  Toronto will have a "Toy Conference" to solve the problem of supplying toys for Canada. .March 2Sth is  the date.  Now that Parker Williams has knifed his party and gone over to the Liberals what will the Socialists do for a  leader:*'  Kootenay Lake Geneial Hospital at  Nelson will soon have a new building,  according to the plan.1* of the present  diicctois.  Since the war began the price of  food in the United Kingdom has increased,-17 per cent., according1 to statistics issued by tlie Board of Trade.  However, this is loss than the increase  in Berlin and Vienna. According to  the figures, food has advanced S3 per  cent, in the price in the German capital and 112 per cent in the Austrian  capital.  Great Britain's personal national expenditure for the current year will  reach a total of ������1,500,0(10.000. according to a statement by Mr. Reginald  McKenna, Chancellor of Fxchequer.  addressing the Association, of chain  hers of Commerce of the United Kingdom. Great Britain, he said, had  maintained her credit unimpaiid  throughout the war.  British women are releasing men for  the fighting ranks in a hundred ways.  In many cases they are undertaking  unaccustomed and strenuous labor.  In a few, they are running the risk of  their lives*. Among the latter is M'ls.-.  Marjorie Lean, who is driving a niotor-  aii.ibulari.ee on the western front. She  belongs to the First-Aid Nursing Yeomanry. Miss Lean is a soldier's daughter, i lei* father is Colonel Lean, late  of the Bengal Cavalry. Not even the  soldiers in the trenches must possess*  more coolness and courage than the  nurse who drives a motor ambulance  near the battle front.  {     MINING NOTES     i  The new million-dollar ������������������li-cli-ulytie  zinc plant at   Trail   is doing   business.  The last pay day at Trail amounted  to $117,000. This was for the month  of February the short month.  The Consolidated declai ed" ii -.' usual  2.1 per cent dividend on the i.-sued capital stock, in Toronto  on   March 10th.  On Febru.-uv 2Slh the Alaska Tread-  well and Alaska United companies  paid 75c and 30c per share respectively.  The Mayor of Mcrritt has received,  indirectly, a query as to whether sites  are available in Merritt suitable for a  smelter.  Dead wood, South Dakota wants a  custom cyanide plant. Theie area  number of small mines in the vicinity  which would doubtless make such an  enteiprise pay.  The gold production of the Yukon is  reported as $-1,500,000 111 1015, but il'  dredging can be coiidiictetltluonghout  the year, we can expect a healthy in-  ctease for 1010.  District No. Ci of the AVe*4ern Federation of Miners held its 17th annual  seesion at Trail on the !)th, 10th and  llth of this month. Thru: was a fair  representation from the camps of the  district.  The Alice Concentrator aerial tramway at Creston has been purchased by  the Star Mines, Limited atSanduii.  and a number .of men aie now 011 the  job of moving it to its new fhjld.of u.-e-  tiilness.  It is reported that theMcGnne interests are contemplating continuing the  United long tunnel at Ainswoith by  nieanes of hand drilling, pending the  resumption of an air supply from the  Coffee Creek compresor.  The Chesaw News says: Mining is  wakening up. Everywhere there is.a  demand for miners. In this issue we  publish a call for bids for tunnel work  over on the Goldon Zone, west of the  Okanogan, and there is also a demand  for miners here.  The Princeton Board of Trade last  week sent to the Northwestern Mining  Congressto.be held in Spokane from  March 20 to 25, 50samples of 01 e. The  Board is to he commended that it has  faith and foresight, without which  no country is developed, and with  which mere prospects become paying  mines.'   It pays to advertise.  From Amador County, California,  comes the news that between*2,500and  3.000 people participated in a function  to celebrate the resumption of work at  the old Eureka mine at Sutter Creek  .February 2ltb. Dewatering is progressing apace. This is the property  in which T. Walter Beam is interested  as mentioned in last week's Gazette.  Messrs. Irwin and Smith were here  from Nelson the early pare of the week  looking over the Alice mine. If satisfactory arrangements can be made  they propose taking out a car of ore  which will be treated at Trail and  should it be found rich enough to  warrant its taking out they will probably operate the property on a small  scale.���������Creston Rev iew.  (H Minion Co.  ares oso  New York, March S, 1016  A quarterly dividend of three percent. (3%). and,an additional dividend  of_two.per_cent. (2%) has this tiny been  declaii'il on- the outstanding capital  stock of this Company, payable Friday. March yi, 10J0, to stockholders of  record at 12 o'clock noon, Saturday,.  March, IS. 1010. Transfer books will  not be closed.  Hedi.ky Oiii.ii Minimi Company,  .John D. Clarke,"  Assistant Treasurer  plant in America. The metallurgical,  extraction is not nearly so complete as  at'Anaconda because a part of the ore  subjected to flotation at Miami is oxi-'  ilN-'d. Published statements give the  recovery as S3 per cent.���������Mining and"  Scientific Pi-ess.  The Columbia Copper Company has  recently given an option on theii Friday Creek property, active work to  commence not later than May 15th. A  large crew of men will lie worked. The  property lies not far from Copper ���������  Mountain, and was located about 25  years ago; Upwards of 20,000 tons of  ore have been blocked out. li. P.  Wheeler, of Conconully. Wash., is  prisidetit of the Company.���������Princeton  Star.  It is only 20 years since Heinze of  Montana, with assistance from associates, .built a little copper matting  plantatTrail. That Heinze enterprise  has grown into an immense refining  and smelting works. Before the war  Canadian copper and zinc concenstra-  tes were sent to the United States to  lie refined. But the new conditions  created by.the war brought the secondary industries connected with the  finishing ni' (*.>|>;i t a u.i y.iii>*. T 'tlie -���������  original conpir ma...!.!.; ,...>.ii. ,.,. Ti ail  are being added copper converters."  Building a copper refinery is about to  begin. The zinc reduction plant is  well on the way to completion. When  all these undertaking are under way  Trail's aspiration to become an all .  around producer of basic metals is likely to be fufilled.���������Pioneer.  Extra dividends distributed by several of the big copper companies mark  the favorable effect of the rise in metal prices. Copper is now at its highest  since 1S73 and is approaching the  prices ruling during the Civil War,  when it sold as high as 55 cents. That  was in 1SG4; in that year the United  States produced only 0000 tons of copper. Mr. John I). Ryon and other-  authorities on the subject deprecate  any further rise as likely to prove injurious to the industry. All the large  producers are sold so far ahead that  they are under no necessity to compete for business*. The regrettable-  feature of any inflation is the stimulation of new mining enterprises based,  on a price, that cannot last and the exploitation of worthless mines as a.  counter for wild gambling.���������Mining  Scientific Press.  With the completion of the IS sections of the mill, the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company will be  treating 14.000 tons daily by flotation  at Miami, Arizona. As one of the  pleasant features of flotation plants is  that they exceed their estimated capacity, it is expected that 15,000 tons  will be treated daily in this mill, making   it   the    largest    copper-flotation  Vancouver's union depot project  has had to go by the board because  the companies could not agree.  Grant Hall, Vice-Pres. of the C.P.R,  visited Grand Forks Saturday and promised standard trains for the K. V.  line after June 4th.  Up to the 1st of March six car loads  of copper ore has been shipped to the  Greenwood .smelter from the Aberdeen mine near Merritt. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MARCH 23.  1916  She flkdtey������azstte  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  soon to be  created in  the Pro-  ivince.    There   can be   no doubt  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Yuiir..;         ���������J'J.ui.  "    ( United .State-*!.. ������f.fl  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1'. linos to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. St.Otl for oik; 'insertion, "25 cunts'for  each subsequent, insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents pur lino for tirst, insertion and n  " cents per lino for ouch subsequent, insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������Ono inch per month  $l.'������>; over 1 inch nnd up to I inches, SI.00  per inch pormonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rules will be Riven of reduced  charges, based on si/.e of space and length  of time.  Certillcato of Improvements  .'..������10.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice. $2.50 for each additional  claim:) .  A. B. S. STANLEY. Editor  they are not engaged in any  other useful work this would  our member is eminently quali-1 certainly seem to present an op-  fied for the position, and with I porttmity to get something in  his splendid record in the house , return for the money expended  '      :   The War  With   the    offensive   of   the  Crown     Prince   of     Germany  crumbling at Verdun, the Turks  about   ready to quit   in Persia,  the      1 talians,    maintaining   a  strong offensive  on their front,  the British making demonstrations in France, designed to discourage the   enemy from withdrawing too manj'" troops to assist the big offensive, the latest  war news leaves  little hope for  the success of the central allies.  '���������*     The   resignation   of Von Tir-  pitz is   announced,   the   reason  being given   as ill-health.    The  fact   is   well  known,   however  that the. admiral is   not in accord   with    the     Kaiser,   who  would like to see greater activity by the navy at this time.   It  is   evident that   this particular  moment has   been regarded by  the German Emperor as a critical moment  and he  would like  to   see  the   big    drive  of  the  Grown Paince   backed by naval  activity���������a dash for the English  coast,   perhaps,   with   Admiral  Von Capelle,  a  much   younger  man than  Von  Tirpitz, at  the  head of the navy,   we may look  for some more aggressive action  from that much tooted war engine.    The result of course will  be the  same.    We have waited  too   long and   with  too   much  vigilance to   allow any   relaxation   when  the   crisis   appears  imminent.    Meantime,   we  tire  surely, if slowly choking off the  much needed  supplies, a policy  which will   bring   Germany to  her knees sooner than any man  can realize.  the personel of the cabinet  could not be better maintained  than by this appointment. Unlike the Coast -cities, we of the  interior would appreciate a  cabinet .minister.'  The Pacific Canadian, published at New Westminster, has  just made its bow to the public.  In its introductory remarks it  says: "That there are two sides  to every question is a. truism."  It then occupies most of the  edition in illogically showing  that there is only one side and  that side is the Liberal cause in  this province. Too bad the Op  position is so lacking in editor  ial timber.  for their keep. Tlie Heed for  this road will be upon us almost  at once and with the ever-hearing'.'and of ��������� the''war- in sight,  there conies the ever-nearing  end of their internment, also.  This is the time to act.  Does the Chinook think it  gains prestige by its personal  attack against the man who is  premier (de facto) of this Province? In a recent article headed "The Honorable W. .1. Bowser" the editorial writer put a  question mark after tlie word  Honorable. Fair-minded men  regard such methods as petty.  They have no weight and generally disgust the reader. The  Chinook is a poor Opposition  organ.  Editorial Quotations  Mr. Flummorfelt went down  to defeat with, head erect and a  reputation which remains four  square to till the winds of political criticism that may blow. He  proved indisputably how an  election campaign can be fought  without the introduction of  personalities and without the  exercise of political malevolence.  He has created a precedent that  we hope in the course of years  may become an unwritten law  in the land.���������Colonist.  Bank By Mail And Save  A Trip To Town  FOR 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 as if you  stood here at our counters. Come in and let us;,explain the plan���������or write for the information.  THE  BANK  OF  78 Years in Business.  Hedley Branch  Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  C. P. DALTON, Manager)  "Instruction by correspondence is the cheapest and best way!  for the poor man."���������Thos. A. Edison  6*  A credit of .$75,000,000 for the  Imperial Treasury, to be expended in Canada in payment  of further munition orders to  be placed in Canada right away,  sounds mighty good and ought  to be an answer to Opposition  calamity howlers, whose chief  stock in trade is pessimistic obstruction.  With its issue of March 9th  the editorial light of the Sloean  Record went out. Jim Greer  certainly will be missed from  the editorial family of the province. Through many years he  has been identified with its  journalistic life and has always  published more than the average paper. With a splendid  education, a keen sense of  humor and an ability to look at  both sides of the question, while  willing to give fair consideration to the. other fellow's viewpoint, he made an ideal editor  and the Gazette hopes he may  soon find his  way  into the edi  torial chair again.  The   following   is from   Der  Tageblatt,   Berlin,   Germany:���������  "Let us not lull ourselves into a  state    of   false   security.    The  British fleet is   as formidable a  menace   today as   it has   ever  been.    Its  readiness for attack  or   defence   is perfect   and   its  power is  imposing.    The   vital  thing for us to know is whether  this fleet will  seek to attain its  object���������that is,   to take the offensive, or if it   will leave it to  time to   do its work.    The veil  which masks   its design the future alone can lift.    Unless Britain's   naval    power   be   overwhelmingly exaggerated,  however, our own  sea dogs can not  afford   to   amuse     themselves  much   longer by   merely showing there teeth.   To remain any  longer   in the   seclusion  of the  Kiel   Canal is to be   rediculous  today, and  tomorrow  to invite  defeat and humiliation."  9  Flight  99  You admit the International Correspondence]  Schools   are a  good thing.      You'd   take  course right now "if"���������"except"���������  "If what? If you weren't so "overworked," with suclj  "long hours," or had more strength and energy? Didn'I  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 reacj  every get-at-able book on electricity? Didn't he educate himl  self in spite of every handicap you could ever have? Spend  as much time in I. C. S. study as you do in reading the newsj  papers and you'll get that promotion before you know it.  All big men who have made their mark in the world hacj  the ambition���������the, determination���������to improve their spartj  time, to train themselves for big work. You, too, can posses(  poAver, money and happiness if you'll only make the effortj  The reward is great���������it's worth it.  Here's all we ask: Merely mail this coupon.     Put it uj  to us without paying or promising.     Let us send you the de{  tails of others' success through the I. C. S., and ��������� then ..decide!  Mark the Coupon  and  Mail it No^  Complete Mining- Engineering'  Fire Boss  Metal Mining  Metal Prospector  Complete Metallurgy  Hydrometallurgy  Milling  Complete Coal Mining  Complete Civil Engineer'g  Surveying and Mapping  Bridge Engineering  Structural Engineering  Concrete Construction  Architecture  Automobile Running  Chemistry  Commercial  Drawing  Electrical  Mechanical  Steam  Marine and  Refrigeration Engineering  French,   Spanish and  Italian taught by  Phonograph  When the question of the  duty on apples came before the  House tit Ottawa the other day,  who opposed its passage? Liberal Obstructionists. Without  the ability to line up a constructive policy of their own  they have turned obstructionists to all tlie progressive legislation of the government.  The name of L. W. Shatford  is mentioned as the possible appointee to the new portfolio of  the   Minister     of  Agriculture,  The Kelowna Courier, in large  type announces to all the world  (the world of its half thousand  subscribers) that the "Provincial Parliament is Dead."  '   "But yesterday, the word of Oius.-u-  might  Have stood against tho  world:   now  lies he there,  And none so poor to do him  reverence"  The quip is apt. If parliament is dead, then it is "Marred  as you see by traitors." How  apt. Great Caesar fell at the  hands of those who would  usurp the power of Caesar. The  Courier says Brewster, and Macdonald killed Parliament. No  doubt "the wish is father to the  thought."  The Princeton Board of Trade  is being commended throughout the Province for its action  in again advocating the carrying on of work on the trans-  provincial highway, by the use  of interned alien enemies. The  fact is, the province has to keep  these   men in   any case   and if  The Nickel Plate  5arber_Shop  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  T0NS0R1AL SERVICE,  This shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical  Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER,  -  Prop.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  COATj mining rights of the Dominion, it  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in 11 portion ol'the Province of British Columbia, limy bo leased for a term of  twenty-one years at it.ii annual rental of ������1 an  acre. Not more than '2,5<>0 acres wi be leased  to one applicant.  Application for- a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  or" the district in which tho rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory tho land must bo described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for- shall be staked out y the applicant  himself. .  Ruch amplication must be accompanied by  fee of %5 which will be refunded if tho right*!  applied for are not available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchant  able output of the mine at the rate of live cents  por 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.   I coalmin  ing rights are not being operated su     returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include tho coal mining rights  only, but tho lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  bo considered necessary for tbo working of tho  mine at the rate of $10.00 an aero  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Dennrtmcnt of  the Interior, Ottawa, or o any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. (JORY,  Deputy Minister of the interior.  N.B.-UnaTithoriKCd publicati  tioement will nos be paid for.  this adTO  yfjiu  INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, Scranton, Pa.:  Please inform me how I can gain a money-earning knowledge of the subj  ject marked X, or named below, and send me catalogue containing descriptior  of course and letters from successful students.  Name -.-.' Address   Age Occupation Employed by.  Course Wanted (if not given above)   Remarks '.'..  RALPH KENDALL, Agent  Box 598, KELOWNA, B. C.  lledlcy's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  BATHS  IN CONNECTION  R. HILLFARD  Prop.  Travel by Auto...  Call up Phone No. 12  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    1f Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  PALAGfc  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables   HKDLBY   B. O.  Phono 12. D. J.   INNIS Proprietor  J. BEnLE  PAINTING  PAPER-HANGING  KALS0MINING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE.   -   -   tiEDLEY, B.C.  Hedley   Gazette)  $2 per annum  Bow Kee_Laundr  Only First Class Work       j  Laundry Delivered Anywhere-. THE HEDIEY GAZRTTF, MARCH 23. 1916  |Big New Stock!  if ai  k _OF~ x  5 , *  % Boots and Shoes I  X X  Jf     Specially Reduced     Jf  K K  I fames-Stewart 1  x Groceries,  Fruits and g  | Vegetables %  x x  TOWN AND DISTRICT  There will be service in  St. John's  Church next Sunday at 7:30 p.m.  X/\KE  AilleM-'ka  For Stomach  and Bowel Trouble  rledleuDruflS Book Store  Hedley, B. C.  Read the nils.  ,1-Iand  Fund.  a   dollar over to the Tobacco  For Sale���������Hen and 25 Rhode Island  Red chickens for $0.00. W. H. Cameron, Keremeos. ,  Read all the ads.  George Turner motored to Princeton  yesterday in Geo. Riddle's car.  O. II. Carle, of Keremeos was a  visitor in town between tr.-iins Tuesday.  Airs. R. M. Keeler arrived Tuesday  to join her husband who is employed  at the mine.  Felix Edlund, E. Vickstrum and H.  Carlson, of Revelstoke, arrived Monday seeking work.  J. H. Drummond, of the A. E.  How.se Co., of Princeton, was in town  on business Tuesday.  Homer Wells, of Princeton came  down Tuesday bringing R. T. Powers  and E. G. Clay, Vancouver travelling  men.  Mrs. Blanchard, -who has been visiting with her daughter, Mrs. Hansen,  for some tin-is, left Tuesday for her  home in Chelan, Wash."  Harry Tweddle motored over from  Keremeos yesterday afternoon, bringing H. A. Turner along. The former  left for home inside of the hour;  C. P. Dal ton has some sweet peas  up in a window box. The weather is  a little cool yet for gardening but  sweet peas ought to have an early  start.  Jack Eilinotid is limping around, tlie  result of having his right foot trod on  by a frisky colt. Too much grain.  Jack, stock feeling too good. However  the barn dance was invented by a  man who limped.' It seems well adapted to a fellow with a sore toe.  Posters are out announcing the Hard  Times Dance to be given under the  auspices of the L. O. L. 1741 in the  opera house on Tuesday April 18th.  Tickets are only $1.00 a couple, and  refreshments will be. served by the  ladies of the L. O. B. A.  Mrs. H. Townsend, of Phoenix is on  a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Lyall, for a couple, of weeks. She  expects to leave Saturday for a short  visit with her. brother Ged.-who is in  the drug business at Princeton and  will return here to finish her visit.  Now is the winter of our discontent  made more so, by cloudy days, chill  winds and snow flurries,  F. W. Swain, the Singer sewing  machine man arrived Tuesday and  leaves today for Princeton.  A. Nicholson arrived home Tuesday  from Rossland where he went as a  delegate to the Miners Union.    -���������  Mike Matheson leaves today for  other fields. He has not decided just  where he will go to possibly Rossland.  E. E. Burr, accompanied by his son  Elmer, left Tuesday on a protracted  visit to his old home in St. Louis, Mo.  Con. McKinnon will have charge of  the blacksmith shop during his absence.  The Ladies of The Hedley Sewing  Circle wish to thank Mr. R. J. Armstrong for the donation of One Dollar  which he left for them at Gazette  office on his last visit.  Mrs. Boyd.  Monday the water appeared in some  parts of the main, so some of the  houses are supplied. The company  has a force of men on now and it  wont he long before there will be  plen ty of water.  Constable Spi-oulc is confined to his  bed as the result .of a painful accident  which occurred Thursday. _ Ho had  just started his motor cycle and was  giving it speed when it struck a rock  which he had not noticed in the roud,  and threw him off. He hit on his  right knee, a very painful cut arid will  be in bed for a few days.  ���������tore  AVlien goods are fresh and of good quality how  much better they taste and look than goods  which have been in stock too long ?  I Oiir's Are Quality Goods  ���������    CREELMAN &  LYALL  "STORE OF QUALITY"  The stage route between Penticton  and Keremeos has been discontinued  temporarily, (Swing to the K. V. R.  taking the mails. Keremeos now gels  its mail through Princeton, The stage-  route will probably be re-established  when, the summer traffic opens up  again. In the meantime those who  want to make the cross country run  can do so by communicating with  Harry Tweddle, Keremeos Center.  The St. Patrick's day dance was a  great success from every standpoint.  The attendance was good, the music  line and everybody reported agood  time. There wrre quite a few from'  Nickel Plate which helped to make  the success of the off air- assured. Dancing continued until 3. a. ni.  The Secretary of the Patriotic Fund  has received to date $752.50 on subscript on's for last month. The  amount ought to be more but some of  he subscribers have failed to come  come through. New subscribers are  Mrs. Bowerman, $4.00 and P. R. Johnson, of Nickel Plate, $2.25.  DON'T     FORGET!  -T H E-  HARD   TIMES  DANCE  ������e,  !  COME    AND    HAVE   A  REAL    GOOD    TIME...  Music Refreshments  i   Nickel Plate Nuggets   f  Mrs. H. Jones and Mrs. Jameson  were visitors with friends here yesterday.  J. A. Scutt, our popular school  teacher, was one of those who attended the dance in Hedley Friday.'  Mr. and Mrs. Smart were down to  Hedley for the St.* Patrick's Day  dance and of course   had a good time.  Norman Dewar has been a Hedley  visitor for a few days where he has  been on official business for the M, &  M. Union.  Mis. Morrison, Mrs. Harnbly, Mrs.  Peterson, Katy Harnbly and R. Humbly were visitors to Hedley yesterday  afternoon, just in time to get caught  in the rain.  Mr. Gezon was down town Tuesday  and brought back Mrs. J. J. Smith  and child and tho Misses McLellan, of  Vancouver, who will replace our present cooking staff.  Last week we had an exciting event  when Axel Sundbcrg held his turkey  shoot. There were 4 turkeys shot fen  of which Kolley Jackson won three  with four shots altogether, and Messis  Sampson and Messenger tied for the  fourth. The big gobbler went to Kelly  Jackson and we have been asked if he  is the same Kelly Jackson who became  famous as the crack shot of the Iron  Toe. Reservation in Montana,  answer is yes, only more so.  mffi**********������*^*********^  I   TEN YEARS AGO    I  /n   il/  /���������K   From the Hedley  Gazette Files   $,  * of March 22, 190G j|j  ^.������SSS-:SSS&:&*&S&eSS &&&������������������������������������������-  Reports from the coast continue to  show that this district is attracting  wide .attention, and Hedley, the payroll town, is almost invariably the  point inquired after.  The return of Messrs D. Morrison  and H. A. Turner, manager and as-  sayer looks favorable for resumption  of work on the Sunset group on Cop  per Mountain. Mr. Turner returned  last week and Mr. Morrison came in  on Tuesday night's stage.  W. T. Atherton was in town on Friday last. Mr. Atherton is putting  more improvements on his ranch at  Atherton's Corner, and has stopping  with him, Mr. Barlle and daughter,  formerly of Hamilton, Ont., who are  looking up a desirable location.  Mr. B. A. Shatford, youngest brother of h. XV. Shatford. M.P.P., paid a  visit to- the Similkameen this week.  Mr. Shatford stales that the fame of  the Similkameen and Okanagan is  very much heard through the Koote-  nays and we are likely to draw from  that section dm ing the coming season.  W. C. McLean of the place called  Ashnola, which should not be called  Ashnola, was in town on Monday. Mr.  McLean reports reviving interest in  the mining situation on Copper and  Kennedy mountains, and is confident  that the cotiiiiier season will see several  properties taken hold of and development work done to prove to the public  what everyone believes, that there is  in that portion of the district a most  promising mineral section.  Rossland City Band will disband.  Seven of their number are marching  to the tune of shrieking shrapnel.  That is how B. C. is doing its "bit".  R. F. Green, M.P. is making himself  a name to be envied in his support of  Kootenay's wants. He put in a. good  word for mines and another for the  fruit grow.ers scoring points in each  case.  Infant mortality in Montreal is astonishingly high. It is at the rate of  215 per 1000. New York is 101 and  Chicago 118, while St. Louis is only 09.  Montreal will surely remedy her deplorable condition in this respect.  Berlin, Ont., will change her name.  She offers a prize of $200 for a good  substitute. Berlin, Germany will have  her name changed and theie will be  no prizes offered for the new name.  Might call it Ford berg in honor of the  great (?) peace advertiser.  The gift of King George V to the  people of Canada, of his 0-year-old  stallion Anmer, will certainly be appreciated in this .country. Aniner's  sire was a winner of the Derby and  his dam is the decendant of great racers. He will be. used for the improvement of Canadian stock.'��������� ���������'  OUR FUNNY BONE  PRINCETON, B.C.  AGENTS  FOR  Imperial Oil Co., Ltd., and  John Deer Plow Co.  Flour,  DEALERS IN  Feed   and  Grain  The.  A commercial travellor had taken a  large order up in Aberdeen and endeavored to impress upon the canny  Scottish manager who had given the  order a box of Havana cigars.  "Naw," he replied. "Don't try to  bribe a num. I cudna tak them���������and  I am a member of the Kirk!"  "But will you not accept them as a  present?"  "1 coiildna," said the Scot.  "Well, then." said the traveller,  "suppose I sell you the. cigars for a  merely nominal   sum���������say  sixpence?"  "YVeel, in that case," replied the  Scot, "since you press me, and not lilting tae lefuse an offer well meant, I  think I'll be taking twa boxes."  Extra, special prices on Wagons, Stoves and Ranges, "Washing Machines, Farm Implements, etc., etc.  BUY NOW and SAVE MONEY  A. A. AVERY, Pirn and Mar  WOODforSALE  Rumors are persistent that Rouni-  ania, who is daily * increasing her  aimies and munitions, is about to  throw in her lot with the entente allies.  In this connection it is significant that  Bulgarians are becoming uneasy, fearing that the Central Powers have shot  their bolt. And in the meantime  Russia's army is pushing everything  before it. Her resources in men,  trained and training are said to he  about 24,000,000.  An elderly gentleman opposed to  the use. of tobacco approached a young  man who stood on the street corner  smoking a cigar, and asked him severely: How many cigars a day do you  smoke? Three was the reply. How  much do you pay for them ? he went  on. Fifteen cents each, replied the  young man patiently. Do you realize  went on his inquisitor, that if you  would save that money by the time  you are as old as I am you would own  that big building on, the corner ? Do  you own it? inquired the smoker. No,  was the response. Well, I do said the  young man.  TEAMING  All kinds of team work done.  Wood for sale.    Prices  reason  able.    Terms cash.    Apply  GEO. II. SI-I ELDER.  Leave  orders at Gazette office.  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  Services   every   alternate  Sunday   at  7..-30 p.ml  Pastor, R.. G. STEWART  Hatching"  Eggs  $i.oo PER SETTING  Single Comb Rhode Island  Reds (selected stock)  ���������D. HENDERSON THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 23.   11)10  Coleman*.  (j> ^ f*)  "The  Big Store"  Women's Institute Preparing  for Annual flower Show  General  Tlie Similkameen Women's  Institute will hold their'Annua I  Flower Show, on Friday, Aug.  25th.  IYi'/.i'.-. are  olfored for tho fol-i  first sale in January. ln])ast years  London has been the Mecca of fur buyer-*-, but the state 'of continental trade  has seriously affected recent London  sales.    The   organization   of the New  York sale has served to   bring the fur  ���������    ��������� . -'  dealers   of North  ��������� America   together,  and there is no doubt the new corpora-  Lion will make  every effort  to attract  foreign   buyers and to   supplant London as the world's market for pelts.  During 1!)1.*> the fur trade .>!' S-iskat-  Serchants1  KEREMEOS, B. C.  KEREMEOS  Divine Service will he conducted in tin1 church on Sunday  March 2(5th. .Morning Service  at 11 oclock .Subject.:- Tho .Fiery  Trial. Evening Sei vice at 7.30  fc>tibject:-The mosr essential and  determinative fact of the Christian Gospel. A hearty invitation is extended to all. Preacher R. U. Stewart.  S       FARM   NOTES       $  JtV. Mt  **������"&S&SS-:&"S'S-:Sfr'S&&t-.&S-:-C*i-fr&"&fi*"  In spite of the increased duty  on apples, 3800 boxes of American fruit were received in Victoria the week ending Feb.  20th.  The Co-operative Growers ol  Pentiction litis taken a forward  step with regard to the importation of power spraying machines, and has arranged for the  shipment of a carload of sprayers. There are IS machines in  tlie shipment. This move on  the part of the Co-operative  Growers will do not a little in  giving support to protective  ���������associations being, organized  throughout the Province.  Better write right now-while  you think of it, to the Department of Agriculture, Victoria.  B. C, and ask them for their  latest advice concerning any  problem of farm or orchard  management which confronts  you. If it doesn't happen to fit  your case you are not compelled  to use it. But write for it, anyway, you may [ind it is just  what, you want.  Mr. Wm. E. Scott, the Deputy  Minister of Agriculture, in the  initial number of The Agricultural .Journal, which is published from the government  officers in Victoria, gives some  valuable .suggestion to the farmers and fruit-growers of British Columbia. He deals at  some length with the difficulties  which has beset the way of tlie  man. on the land for some time,  and inspires, them with new  hope, and asks all to put their  shoulders to the wheel and  make agriculture the first industry of the Province. You  can procure a copy of the Journal for a year by simply .sending  25e to the Publication Branch,  .Dept. of Agriculture, Victoria,  B. C.  lowing:  1 liest Display Hose*.  2 - "        Dahlias  3 ������������������ ������������������������������������        Asters  i    " "        Carnations  :")    ������������������ "        Sweet Peas  {Jest Collection   Sweet Pea.-  i>    iiest Display Pansies  "    Collection Pansies  7 I Jest Display Stocks  8 "        "        Nasturtiums  9 ������������������'���������'     ��������� ���������������������������        Pinks  30       ������������������        "     '  Gladiolis  11 -;        '���������        Hollyhocks  12 -���������        ���������'        Hydrangea  lo        ������������������        ������������������        Honeysuckle  \A        -        '���������        Petunias  3."3        ������������������'        -���������        Verbenas  10        "        "    Chrysanthemums  1.7      ���������'���������        ";        Phlox  18        "        "        Snapdragon  1.9        "        "        Zinnias  20 ���������'���������        "        Balsa in  21 ':        ;:        Sunflower  22 "        ���������'        Cut Geraniums  23 "���������       "        Saljiiglonis  2^1        "        "        Cosmos  spkoiai. I'lii'/KS   \  1 Best Table Bouquet.  2 Most artistically   arranged  ..basket of garden flowers.  Best Windowr Box  Best Collection House  Plants  Largest number of prizes  Largest number  of entries.  CHILDKION'S Pill/.I'JS  1 Best Bouquet of Wild Flowers gathered and arranged  by a boy under 1G years.  2 Best Bouquet of Wild Flowers gathered and arranged  by a girl under 10 years.  3 Best Bouquet of flowers  grown and arranged by a  child under .10 years.  : ciii'W.-in piospeii'd   greatly.     Over Do!),  i (il)!'1   pi-It1-,    v.-ilm-il    at   approximately  $000,001) were   marketed,  as compared  with slightly over 700.000 pelts in lilll.  The number of   dealers reporting  was  IS I.  Hints to Gardeners  Begin to make plans for   the  hot bed.  Put   plenty   of   well    rotted  manure on the garden.  Examine the hose and noz-  zels onthe spray outfit.  Order the garden seeds early  from a reliable seed house.  Take samples of all the different kini]s of seed and tost them.  White hellebore should be  fresh to be of value as an insecticide.  Tomatoes started in hotbeds  will bear fruit long before those  which are started in tho garden.  Use crop rotation in the garden to prevent the attack of  diseases which winter in the soil.  The Blind Man and His Son  Values of Farm Land  For the whole of Canada the  average value of farm land held  for agricultural purposes, whether improved or unimproved,  and including the value of  dwelling houses, farms, stables  and other buildings, is returned  as $38.90 per acre. Last year  the average value was returned  as $38.41. By provinces the  averages per acre range from  $22.48 in New Brunswick to  about $125 in British Columbia,  the values for the other provinces being as follows: Prince  Edward Island, $37.(51: Xova  Scotia, $28; Quebec, $51.3(5;  Ontario. $52.19; Manitoba. $30.-  36; Saskatchewan, $2-1.20: and  Alberta $23.15. In British Columbia the higher average is due  to orcharding and fruit growini  In striking contrast to the "Chant of  Hate " by Herr Lissatier, the German,  are the. beautiful lines of Euiile Cain-  maeits, the Beligian poet, under the  beading "The Blind Man and His  Son" translated by Lord Curzon.  The poem represents two wounded  Belgian soldiers���������father and son���������who  found themselves in England with the  great rush of refugees.  " The distant boom of angry guns  No longer fills liiy ear;  Ob, whither have we fled, my son?  Tell me, that I may hear."  "Father, we are in England!"  "No more .1 hear the stormy wind  Amid the rigging roar;  I feel beneath my tottering feet  The firm ground of the shore.  Is this the end of all our woes?  Shall we not suffer more!"  "Father, we are in England!"  "I hear the sound of kindly speech,  But do not understand:  I feel I've wandered very far,   -  Far from the Fathciland;  How coines'it that these tones are not  Those of an unknown land ?"  " Father, we are in England!"  "Bend down upon thy knees, my son,  And take into thy hand,  Thy wounded hand, and   mine,   somewhat  (Jf the earth of this good land.  That, dreaming of our home,   we   two  May kiss the soil of England!"  HicDLiov M-KTiioDrs'i: Church  FRANK STANTON. B. A.  Minister  Services will he held the Second and  Fourth Sundays of the   month  at 7.Hi) p. in.  Where Are  Your Interests  "F Are they in this community %  1F Are they among the  people with whom you  associate ?  "ii Are they with the  neighbors and friends  with whom you do busi-  busiiiess ?  If so, yon want to-know what is hap  pening in this community. You want  to know the goings and ceilings 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,  tb'-re.    To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  Marketing of American Furs  The fur trade, which was demoralized during l'.)K. owing to the disruption of European commerce, has gradually assumed a healthier condition.  The most important development in  this trade since the outbreak of war  has been the organization of a New  York fur   sales agency which   held its  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF-  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY US =  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Bu tte r W ra ppe rs  Visiting Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  . kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing lana, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keiikmisos. B.C.  READ==  Then Think!  Now that you have, commenced to read this article, just  keep right on to. the end, and  then you will have absorbed  meat of tire coeoa'ntit.  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 lias 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.

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