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Array aze  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  ~tar  Vol. II.  No. 0.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, MAR  15, 1906.  $2.00, ik Advance.  WILLIAM E. BURRITT  BABRISTEK,  SOLICITOR,  NOT Alt Y PUBLIC,  COMMISSIONER,  ETC.  IDLEY,  B. O.  I  | CKARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders mau be left at Gazette office.  BIG CANADIAN  PROPERTIES  What the Granny Did Last  Year.  MANAGED BY CANADIANS  OBITUARY.  ftEDLEY,  m  B. G.  H.  ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  A.   LOGAN   &   CO.  (Sucsessoi-s to Millet- Bros.)  WATCHMAKERS and JEWELERS  Repairing a Specialty.  Work Guaranteed.  ������IDWAY.and GREENWOOD,  B. C.  Paid a Million In Wages Last Year���������  Turned Out Six Millions in Bullion���������  Not Being Close Corporation, Full  Details of Its Operations Known to  Public���������So Much for the Boundary,  but Wait for the Nickel Plate Two  Years After Transportation Reaches  Here.  E4w. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,       '-     ' B.C.  SvriMATKS Furnished on any Elec-  ���������iical Project por Power, or Light  ft ft. WRIGHT  ������OQT &  SHOE MAKER  HEDLEY.B.C.  Grand Union  Hotel _____  HEDLEY, B.C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER & GLADDEN  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:0:-  yV\IINE������ and  RJEAL.   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  Th������ oft repeated i statement that  mining is altogether neyv in Canada  jinil that no Canadians have yet fathomed the mysteries of the craft of  mine management is pretty -well exploded in the history of the Granby,  as the. following from a coast paper  will show. .  When  transportation   reached   the  Boundary the work of making ������ great  mine out of the Ironsides and Knob  Hill  properties  hail advanced but a  feyv  steps in comparison with what  has already taken place tit Hedley in  the Nickel Plate.    If the Daly Reduction Company can accomplish so much  here before transportation is secured,  what may not be expected within tyvo  or three years after the railways reach  here ?   The trains have noyv been running into the Boundary over six years.  Who can picture what six years of  transportation can do for a camp that  has'Boundary ore'bodies, with thrice  Boundary values ?  Of the Granby the World says :  "What British Columbians possess  in the resources of their province is  becoming daily more apparent to the  least   imaginative   and   the   Granby  Copper Mining & Smelting Company  is a splendid proof that to those resources   may  justly  be   applied   the  worn phrase,, ".magnificent heritage."  Returns for 1905 show that the Granby  smelter is the second largest in the  world, 'a fact that feyv are acquainted  with.     An   enormous   tonnage   was  treated in the smelter last year and at  present 3,000 tons of ore are smelted  per day.   .The figures for the past year  are the most impressive produced- in  tlie history of Canadian copper mining  On Tuesday of this week a  telegram  yvas received from Paisley, Out., telling of the death in that place on Mar.  11th of John  Megraw,  father of the  editor of this paper, and of Miss Meg-  rayv of the Gazette start".   The deceased  yvas born on Nov. 15,   1819  at Bally-  gowan, near Belfast in County Doyvn,  Ireland, and removed in 18 IS yvith his  yvife and two children   to Richmond  Hill, York Co., Ontario, then generally known as Yonge St.  In 1851 he preceded the general influx of settlement  into the wilds of what was then knoyvn  as the "Queen's bush," making his yvay  with   an   Indian   guide  through the  trackless woods from Owen Sound to  Southampton,   removing    his faintly  from Richmond Hill next year to the  neyv settlement   at   Paisley,   in the  centre    of Bruce. County.   There he  shared the hardships and vicissitudes  of life in the new settlement, and provided for the wants of a large family.  Deceased   took    an   active, but unostentatious interest in public affairs,  being all his life a supporter of the  Liberal-Conservative   cause.    In religion he was of the Presbyterian faith,  a trustee of St.  Andrews (old church)  Paisley until the  union  in 1874.   But  the organization that claimed longest  fealty was the Masonic Order, in which  he became a member of Union  Lodge  PROVINCIAL  LEGISLATURE  Further Consideration Of The  Estimates.  TATLOW'S BUDGET SPEECH  Draws Commendation From Both Sides  Of House���������A Cheery Optimism The  Keynote Of Speech and Facte Were  There to Support It.  SETTLERS FOR PENTICTON.  Plans for Development of Fruit Lands by  *        Southern Okanagan Land Co.  and smelting and among the  biggest  JftS. 6'LftRK  Watchmaker  HEDLEY.B.C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  T. M. GULLEY &. CO.  Furniture Dealers  and Undertakers  Aru handling it full lino of  FUKNITUIIK.    C'.Ull'KTS,      HlCDDI.VO,  Urnoi-sTKiiv,    Lisolkuxih.  Piotuuk   Kkamks axu  WlXBOyV  fil.ASS.  \  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  J  &  UT  Hi  Hi  Hi  vli  \i)  Hi  Hi  Hi  \ii  ill i  Hi  Hi  Hi  \t>  Hi  Hi  '  Hi -  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  y������,  eeftfteesees&fefeesss&s-sssfe:  in the yvorld.  The Granby company employs 800  iii en and paid in-wages last year one  I million dollars.     In addition  to this  $516,000  was   paid   out   for   freight  charges alone, $648,000 for coke, $115,-  000 for poyver, and $40,000 for the 2  per cent,  mining tax.     The Granby  company shipped to New  York the  enormous  quantity of 24,000,000 lbs.  of   copper,  212,180 Uis.   of silver and  $42,884 yvorth of gold.    These metals  give a total value of six-million dollars.  Nor is this all.   The Granby company has uow blocked out enough ore  to last it twenty-five years at the present rate of consumption.   The company has never closed doyvn since it  started   operations.     It   is managed,  and ahvays has been,  by Canadians,  and those Canadians yvere the litst to  demonstrate   that  low-grade   copper  ores could he worked to advantage in  British Columbia.   The Granby company paid a dividend of $415,000 last  September, and only tyvo years ago its  shares were quoted at $2.70,   yvltereas  to-day   they are hardly available at  $10, par.   .  Such tin  enterprise as  this,  which  yvill have lots of company  in a feyv  No. 30 Ballygowan, Ireland on Feb.  17th 1842, and could therefore in till  probability claim th������ honor of being  the oldest free mason in Canada. Before leaving Ireland he .had advanced  into the higher orders of masonry and  in his dealings with his fellow-man,  the almost child-like faith in masonry  which he evinced, and the. manner in  yvhich it dominated his life, showed  that masonry .was with him. a vital  principle of conduct and action.  Alwavs of a rugged constitution, he  enjoyed all his life good health. Four  years ago he met yvith an accident in  a fracture at the hip joint, which although crippling him .for his remaining years, did not impair -his general  health, and to those of bis family who  had hot seen him for years,'-it- seemed  difficult to think of him as ailing.  Unarm Ems ; the lontc day's work' is done,"  The Trout Season.  The Gazette litis been asked frequently during the last tyvo weeks, Avtien  the open season for trout begins. The  law on that_reads :  " It shall be unlawful at-any time to  take, catch, kill or have in i:>ossession  tmy trout-of any kiud or species under  the size of six incites in length, and it  shall be unlawful to take, catch, kill  or have, in possession any trout of any-  kind or species, except steelhead trout  (Sahno gairdneri), betyveen the loth  day ot November in any year and the  25th day of March in the following  year, and it shall be unlayvf'til to take,  catch or kill tiny Steelhead trout  (Salmo gairdneri) above tide water  betyveen the loth of November in any  year and the 25th day of March in the  folloyying year. This section shall not  apply to children under (15) fifteen  years of age."  FAIRVIEW NOTES.  years, is something that British Col-  MRS. G. B. LYON  Has a Full Line of  BOOTS  SHOES  "���������rtv tunbians should take a proud interest  in. It is something they should write  to their friends about that the knowledge of what this province has may  be spread "  H EDL EY,   B.   C.  ���������99i������'*a3*������3������������!93'**3:-**  The Macedonian cry to John Oliver  on tlie oig.'tn question did not bring  ���������John in the flesh but his spirit came  instead. An appeal, accordingly, yvas  made to Caesar, but yvitbout ayvaiting  Caesar's decision a double shuttle took  place in the removal of the "kist". in  which the champion upon whom  John's mantlefe.U was unable to harvest tht; crop of immortal glory from  his attempt to hold the organ that  Horatitts did in holding the bridge.  Jas. Canpbell, foreman at the Grand  Vie.yv, near Loomis, paid a visit to the  toyvn on Saturday, remaining until  Tuesday.  For the last feyv evenings the frost  has been severe the thermometers' registering on an average. :'i degrees of  frost.  About 15 of the residents of Fair-  vieyv and vicinity gathered ;tt Michael  Kilav's pre-emption, flyers Flat, fertile purpose of corralling wild horses  last Sunday. When a hunch was being driven doyvn the yving the horses  broke away and onlv tyvo yvere corralled and one of these got a yvay.  S. M. Suoyv recently yvent to the  Falls to manage S. Mine's branch store  and McDongall's r.iai.-!'���������.  A feyv evenings ago  yvas taken very ill and  ringing yvould bring >  ticton or the Medley ������  ally the sayvmill'abuve  rung up and a messetiget  McKwen.  Miss Hazel   MeKenzie  friends in Penticton.  Mrs. J. P. McCuddy made a business  trip to Penticton last yveek.  Mrs. Parkinson  no amount  of  ���������it her   the   Pen-  xvhange.      Fin-  Iledley    yvas  sent to   Dr.  is  visiting  (From Our Special Correspondent)'  The estimates brought down to  the House showed that thie' Government has not forgotten Similkameen. The persistency with which  the member for that district has urged  the claims of his district upon the  Legislature seems to have been continued with the members of the Government and the result is that almost  double the appropriation of last year  has been set aside for Similkameen for  the coining year. The vote for the  district is $20,000, si sum equalled only  by tyvo other districts in the province,  Okanagan, the neighbor of the Similkameen and closely related to it in  needs, and Richmond.  (  The estimates shoyv that there will  be considerable increase . in revenue  over last year.' It yvas estimated last  year that the revenue from <ill sources  yvould be $2,559,376.60. For the coming year it is put tit $2,647,976.6-4.  But while the revenues are to increase, the Government, recognizing  the necessity for increased expenditure  in the public works, have made much  more liberal appropriations. Under  the head of education there will he a  slight reduction in the appropriations.  The Government however has made  provision for the expenditure of $45,000  on school building s next year instead  of $25,000 this year.  The town of Hedley has not been  overlooked in the appropriation.' Recognizing the growing importance of  this centre there is included among  the votes for public yvorks $1100 for a,  lock-up at that town.  The budget speech  of  Hon. R. G.  Tatlow yvas one of the best yvhich has  ever been beard in the  Legislature.  It was delivered on Saturday afternoon.   His speech should have a great  effect in restoring confidence in the  stability of the province.   He took up  the statement made by Mr. Wells early  in the session that yvhen the present  Government assumed office it yvas all  clear sailing for the. Finance Minister.  Special reference had been  made by  Mr.  Wells to the Neyv   Westminster  bridge.   This, Hon. Mr. Tatlow said,  was <i particularly unhappy example,  for the recent Govern in en t had floated  a loan of three and a- half millions in  1902 and the money yvas not applied  as intended,  namely, in payment of  their then existing overdraft, in payment of the construction of the Fraser  river bridge and the balance to be paid  into revenue accounts.  But when the present Government-  assumed office it found $80,000 in the  treasury. When liabilities yvere met  there yvas a deficit of $72,000. Since  that time $550,000 hits been raised to  complete the Neyv Westminster bridge,  and nearly $20,000 had been provided  to meet expenditures on public works  then under construction.  Hon. Mr. Tatlow said that he was  glad to be able to announce for a.  second time a surplus this year. This  amounted to $268,265. The surplus  yvas entirely due. to the. expansion of  revenue, due to improved industrial  conditions.  The estimated expenditure for the  year had been almost exactly1 expended. The estimated revenue, hoyvever,  had been exceeded by $1398,385, principally due to timber revenue, land  revenue land sales and registers under  the Chinese Restriction Act.  The revenues of the province had  been steadily increasing for the past  six years, amounting to $1,376,353 of  an increase last year over 1900.  Tho minister referred to the fact that  on the gross debt of $12,73l.S36 there  yvas an annual charge of $732,924 for  sinking fund, interest and redemption.  (Victoria Colonist)  " Hundreds of permanent settlers are  going into Penticton and Southern  Okanagan this spring from the prairie  provinces. ������ The Southern Okanagan  Land Company, Limited, owning 30,-  000 acres of the choicest bottom and  bench lands, stretching from Okuu-  agan lake south to the international  boundary line, have completed the  building of three miles of the main  irrigation ditch yvhich, yvith laterals,'  will irrigate about 1500 acres :of bench  land. The company has also finished  the plowing of 400 acres of bench land,  on which yvill be set out some 30,000  trees. This land is divided into ten-  acre tracts and is owned, for the most  part, by non-residents, but yvill be cultivated and laid out in orchards pending their arrival to take up their  homes."  Such was the information brought  to Victoria by M. C. Kendall, an enthusiastic Okanaganer, who is a guest  at the Dominion hotel. Mr. Kendall  is here for a few days, and has brought  with hiin from Penticton tyvo score of  photographs illustrating the "Land of  Fruit and Sunshine."  "It is the intention of Messrs. W. T.  and L. W. Shatford, the managing  directors of the company, to engage  the services of an expert in irrigation  and fruit culture to look after- the  company's canals and yvater ditches. .  find the orchards of non-residents.  They are leaving no stone unturned to  secure a desirable class of settleis to  take up these fruit lands, and have for  some months been engaged in an extensive campaign of publicity .'reaching  from ocean to ocean. That the campaign has brought results is to be noted  by the scores of requests they receive  daily for literature descriptive of the  fruit lands of the Southern Okanagan.  The company has sent out 1000 copies  of "Mother Earth's Treasure Vaults,"  which dealt yvith that section of the  province in a most attractive manner. '  "For several  months past surveys  have been going forward in the subdivision   of   the   bottom  lands,"'Mr.  Kendall   continued.     "These   lands  comprise tlie choicest -portions of the  Ellis estate,  and 'provision, has been  made for railroads to reach every plot.  This section of the estate will be open  for settlement in  about   tyvo weeks,  and I have no hesitation in saying the  lots  yvill be readily  disposed  of.    So  great has been the demand for property overlooking or fronting on Okanagan lake that the company  is going  to lay out a number of plots on Nine-  mile point, on the east side of the lake,  opposite Summerland.   There is ample  .  yvater for irrigation  purposes,  and a  system will-he installed there at once.  The toyvn of Penticton .is keeping pace  yvith the development of the adjacent  lands and noyv boasts of a dozen stores.  Roads and sideyvalks have, been built  and tlie toyvn boasts an air of prosperity.    This season  should see a large  influx of people to Southern Okanagan  to acquire hinds, yvhich yvill materially  benefit the toyvn. A large number  of business lots have been disposed of,  as yvell as resideutal and beach property. In my opinion it yvill be but a  short time before tlie yvhole of the  holdings of the company yvill he disposed of, and the vast tract that yvas  once the property of one man yvill be  dotted with the homes of hundreds of  happy and prosperous orchardists and  farmers," he concluded.  The Southern Okanagan Laud Company, Limited, is putting on a gasoline  launch for the convenience of land-  seekers, and the C. P. 11. yvill in the  late summer have in commission a.  neyv 20-knot steamer to meet the requirements of the rapidly increasing  business on Okanagan lake.  Concluded on Pugo Four.  For long continued severity this  has been not only the coldest snap this  winter, but of any winter since regular records have been kept in this ennip.  Yesterday morning 12 beloyy-yvas registered at the mine, and even zero at  the mill, with 25 as maximum for the  day. Severer cold has been experienced but only for a short time, while  this time on the hill severe yveather  has continued for weeks, yvith almost  a week of zero yveather. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 15, 1008.  CIk "dlcy Gazette  :ad  ���������i Advertiser.  ���������which wrought such harm to  the mining industry by hasty  and ill-advised legislation be  allowed in this avenue of trade.  i" the IlKDi.r.y- O.vy.KTTii(.  ���������'.USIIIXfi CdMl'AN V, !  Medley.  1!. r. \  lm  George Hiley has h  1 n  re yva it  a iu!  Six  V  M  ���������i!;;s in Advnnce--  -,ing Rates  .' linos in ill!: inch.  .. ?2.l!0  ..   1.00  >een given  takes Mr. Tem-  pleman's place in the Senate.  If anything in needed to bring  'the Senate into contempt it is  the exhibition of this shuffle' to  provide a scat for B. O's 'cabinet  minister.  ?7.0" \>" "  I'.oi... l:M;  Tran.'.I-:r'.->   ....  inch   ���������>'���������  each' :::>.  .-  11) -c I-.;,':' ���������  fsn'.:-���������.',.���������.���������.���������-���������  .    Tt-iU'i'-'.-i'  Contr.'sr.t. ..'-.?.'.���������.  $S1.',7.; ��������� ������������������ .  puvi-yiiVv  taking !e,  appi;-:',;<  'charg.!!-.  of [,::.-.....  Advcr I: ������������������  ������������������  mouth i': ���������-. ���������.  charge. '.���������'���������";,'���������  the   prio.\ ��������� *  regular iV..r-   ���������  Chung:/! ���������' ���������:  he in tli >���������������������������  at-tenta.-.-. "..  '. i>T  ;of improvement CU;.,  <, mid OfuX) for 30-day  The Toronto  a  atlian  World  vigorous Avar on graft in Can-  .-.-iits   not exceeding one j  ���������;��������� insertion. ;;!> cents, fort  ; isovtioii.  Over ono, inch, ! ,.,,������������������������������������,;,,!.  for lirst insertion find f, | tOilljJdnR*  liie insurance  in  tlie interests    ol;   the   policy-holders.  The Canada Life and other stock  whose  shareholders  For Sale.  Kor.s;ile'. lino ranch located M miles 'Kast of !  Hedley.   Contains 160 acres of good land. ���������.  Terms, half bash; balance in six months. j  Apply to .   !  7���������4. GAZKTTK OFFICE       !  OCCOOO������OOSGCt5C03������0&������'-' - r.W^J&&a*&&:2������fi&&&t.  I BRIT!  NOTICE  THIRTY DAYS -after ditto I intend to apply j  to the .Chief Commissioner of Lands and j  Works for a special Licence to cut and carry,  away timber oil'tlu; following described lands: \  Commencing at a post curved A. S. placed at, I  tlio S. \\\ corner post of Lot '.11SI thence running \  South SO ehiiins, thence ICiisttitt chains, thence  North SO chains, thence West til) chains to point j  of commencement, containing 010 acres. ;  Located the i!0th day of Feb., 1!;00. . ,   ���������  7���������1   ���������   ' " ANGUS ST KAY ART.      . |  Capital���������$4,866,660.    '   HKAD OFFICIO I.N CANADA,  II. STIKICMAN. General Manager  BANKING BY MAIL-Accounts   of  parties   lis-  ��������� special attention. Deposits ciyn lie made th.  thereto and withdrawn at any ,ime.    AG  acted.   Drafts issued, payable tit all points  .-serve- %s, 043,9������7-  MOXTRKAL  LMSLY. Supt, of Rrunehes  ���������;������������������  nt i\. distance  receive our   ���������  ::;h the m iii. and sums added ':'.  vral Hanking: Rtishio.-iH Trans- ' ������������������<.  Canada and abroad. ;     /..-.''���������  NOTICE  g    Hedley Branch,     ������     L.Q. nacHAi'FiE, Acting Manager  i-li siibsoi|iient insertion,  ie in advance.  this  diminu-  :see in tins agitation a  ,     ,   ������   , ���������,  , tionoi fat  profits, are all very  . .- -  -v.'ni.s. OiuMiich per month. > .,       .,      L     ...    '.  ,,      \\r      it  ;-i.-h and up to -l inches, si.oo Avrothy thereat, but the W orld s  ;  '':;-;^rt^f!'o!!r!h'ch^K^!po������itJ������������ is right and the general  .������:cs'\viii be given of reiJuucd j approval of 'the idea of having  ;���������=::.-''on si:<o of spne-e and length !    '��������� * ... .,, ,       . ..P.  la special committee, to mvesti-  . -iv win be ciiniiKcd once every ! gate is evidence that in the cru-  ���������M:-de:ii.-os.  without any extra L..1f] -   fl, p, World  1im������������  (���������.���������ltio-ht on  .. .-wsortener than once ii, month   SlW,('  l,le   V> OI IU  ILLS  i.au^ni/ un.  ��������� :'i;iosit:ioii will be chavged at: ,. ^i.,,, ,,   ",, '        -,   -,  itvact. advertisements should  day to i-eeure  noon on Tue:  week's issue.  MEaRAW.  Manajcinc Editor.  I''ir.-  .!���������).;  .sSxs&is  "jLA'RCH'  L-iisliiiuar.'-  17Ui.  Now Moon  LMtli.  1!)(M>  ���������?s. Wert. Tliu. Fri. Sat.  11      12      18     1!  1  ���������S  15  i(5  27     28     29    M0  10  17.'  24  3L  ���������    -������i������y|f ^yni-������iwf������-*������  WILLIA^I .1.  Hedley, at 1  I1KNDKRSON. of tlie  Motel  ledley, intciuls to apply to the i  Licence Coinmissioners for tlie Nicola District, j  for permission to transfer his "Hotel Licence to j  .I.E. Gibbon and ,I. H. McDonald. . i  Dated at Hedley tli is asth day of Keb.   l!0i. I  7���������1 WILLIAM.I. HKNDKRSON.  ' "^r^*W������r'V'ywVw% J'"Vv"Vr'v\^uV''vV>,������VJ'  NOTICE.  STAY THE HAND.  Legisla-  |    The Kaien  Island  investiga-  jtion resulted, as matters of that  '; kind usual]}- do; in the submission  of majority and minority  j reports,     The   only   help   that  the public  have   had   in  .com-'  ling    to    a    coh<'lusion    is    the  .[.compilation    of    the   evidence  ieduced,   so   that   those   who  i have sufficient time and interest  j to wade through this and com-  | pare   with   the   conclusions  of  either report, may do so.  There  is good reason, howevevj'to, believe that if J. i\.. McDonald had  his  minority   reoort   to . make  over again it would either, not  be made  at all en- would be a  much less  offensive document,  as it may pro Ye a strong factor  in finishing his political career.  The Colonist in speaking of   it  ������aid :...-���������'  SIXTY DAYS AKTEHDATK, we intend to,  apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to purchase Ten 110)  acres of land situate in the Similkaiiieen Division of S'ale District described as follows:  (loiumonoiny at the southeast corner of Lot  No. IS;). Group 1,-Osoyoos, thence west 18.20  chains to Okanagan River aloiiK south bound-,  ary of said Lot IS!), thence"south and easterly  foilowing1 the edge of Doy Luke ID chains more  or less to yvest boundary of Lot l'.Kl, thence-noi--  tlierly along- west boundiu-y of Lot I'.IO. .S chains,  liioi-e ov less to point of commencement. Purpose for which reciuircd, agricultural purposes.  THE SOUTHKRXOKANAGAN  LAND COMPANY LIMITED.  Per F. II. LATIMKR   .  Penticton. B. C'��������� Feb. l!)th, III80. ; li-il  T  .IS  Ten Per, G:->v  B.e  Ileiif'nt  of head, al  inepii:-:  I 1-H������ inch pillars.   ',i-8 ninl  Dominiun  Wire Spring.  It will pay you to wet our prices on Kiirnitiiru.  Press reports of the  tui-e, refer to a.  bill   introduced  by  Hon.   F.  Carter-Cotton    to  amend the Liquor Licence  Act  by limiting the number of hotel  licences. As yet the Gazette has j  not seen a. copy of the bill and i  consequently .we are  not in   a';  position to judge of  its  proba- j  ble effects, but unless some pro- i  visiou is made to modify its ap- '  plication in the case of existing !  licences it yvould look as if the  bill (if it passes) will prove most  disastrous  to .many  men   who  "Wo have' no hesitation in saying  tht: findings are not in accorildrice. with-  the published .-.evidence; they are not  in accordance yvith the facts of the  ease, and yvhere they at fall approach  the true situation are distortions of it.  They are the conclusions of nien who  find congenial occupation foraging in  the garbage heaps for political provender.'  NOTICE.  For Sale  NOTICK is 'lieroby. given that application will  bo made to the Legislative Assembly-of  the Province of Hritish Coluiuhiiiut its present  Session, for a. Private Dill to incorporate a coin-  pmiy to build; equip, maintain'- and -operate a  line, or lines of railway,' either standard or narrow gauge ' from a point at or near Pontioton.  IS. C, lliencelsoutherly by the most feasible  route ton point on the southern boundary line  of the Province of P.ritislt Columbia: and also  with power to equip, construct and maintain  branch lines, and all necessary, bridges, roads,  ways and ferries : and to build, own and maintain wharves niid docks in connection therewith: and to build, own, eipiip and maintain  steam and other vessels and boats, and operate  the same on any navigable waters yvithin the  Province ; and to build, equip, operate and  maintain telegraph and telephone lines in connection with thesaid railway and branches, and  i to generate electricity for^the supply of light,'  heat and power: and to acquire, lands, bonuses, privileges or 'other aids fvoiuuuy government, municipal corporations or other persons-  or bodies : mid to levy aiid collect tolls from  all parties using telegraph or telephone lines  and on all freight passing over any of such  roads, railways trailisvays, ferries, wharves  and vessels built by the Company : and yvith  power to make trailio and other arrangements  yvith railway , steamboat of other companies,  and for all other necessary or incidental rights,  powers and privileges in that behalf.  Dated at Victoria, .Ii. C. 17th January, 1JJ00.  ROIJKRT.SON & ROBERTSON.  3���������(i Solicitors for Applicants,  CAMPBELL  BROS.,   Vernon  *\*r*\^'\*srJ\*rS\*r*\*s*\.>rr\**<f\'*r.'' .-.���������������������������'W'\.^-'W������'"W"*.,crf-'ywA..  9.- o,G'  Off for Cash.  I-Ceighi;" of foot, 18 inches.  >-!(> ini'.li Killings. Brass knobs.  Othtrs no to ?3=.oo.  ���������gvi-t stock iii the  B 3S23HS^SSnSBSTS3?S!^3Sn!R?:ii-,'  Stetson   einc&  .iYHVBn'.'i!^������3i3inoraSaiE!KQ  J U & T    A R R j \/ -E O  For sale all household furniture: also drop  Cabinet Singer Sewing Machine.   Apply to  ti-1  MRS. GEO. SHT.LDKR  NOTICE.  liave  invested  the hotel o us mess  of the biii is to limit the number of licences to three- for tlie  hrst 51)0 of "population, and one  for each 1000 over that. This  would mean that in order to  have four hotels duly licensed  to sell liquor in a. town, the  population must he 1500, and a  town of :io00 would only be allowed live, in view of the fact  that the existing Act has held,  out inducements to men to put  ASPKCIALMKKTlNGof the Licence Commissioners for the Nicola Licensing District will be held in Hedley. on Friday.  "March  Both, 1!K)(5. for the purpose, of transferring the  licence of the Hotel Hedley from \V. J. Mend-  j crson to Gibbon and McDonald.  ���������, i    Also to consider application of William Cani-  1 he nurysoi't I cron M.c.Leau for a hotel licence  for the Hotel  - '- ' Ashnola  It. HKWATT.  Chief Licence Inspector  Princeton. -March 10th. l!HKi. 'J-1  ten- money  in  rr^  NOTICE.  Came to my place about one year ago. a sorrel mare, about "00 lbs., white star, brandert^*V  on right shoulder. UT  Owiiercan have animal by proving property  and payingnll expenses in connection with the  same. If hot churned'yvithin 30 days, will be.  sold.  S--1 SAM.UKL HAMILTON'.  Inkaineep Reserve  without giving-  any  probability  NOTICE  Sixty days after date I intend to apply to the I  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works;  for permission to purchase eighty acres of land j  in tlie Similkameen Division of Yale District,',  situate as follows: Commencing at a post mar- \  ked W. M. C. which is about the South ICast  corner at J. McLellan's pre-emption and run-!  ning down the Okanagan River in a southerly  direction -10 chains,' thence West 20 chains,  thence North 10 chains, thence Fast to point of  commencement. i  Walter M. Gillespie.  Okanagan Falls. H. <'.  Feb. fith. lilWI. ���������'-!.'  NOTICE.  NOTICK IS IIKUrCBY GIVKN that 00 days  afterdate 1 intend to apply to the Chief |  Comiuissionei-s of Lands and works for pcrinis- i  sion to purchase SO acres of land as follows:��������� I  Commencing at tho N. V\'. corner of L. UOIKI,  G. 1, Osoyoos Division, thence west 10 chains: !  thence south 20 chains: the,nee cast, 10 chains: i  thence North '20 chains to the point of com- |  lnencement. Required for range and agricul-|  tare. \  JOHN QI-KiLKY.. ���������  yjooil  Huts improve a good   costume   and  poor   one.     They ��������� are.   fashion's   finish.  Thtiy  are  their   beuutv  as comfoi t;ible  lasts.  help   ont  s they  are beautiful, and  The " StiStson Hat" is the nek noyv led get! Emperor  over a domain that is v.orid-yvidi! and embracing every  civilized country. You can shut your eye's find be. ab.so-'  Intely sure that you have the best hat -money- o.in buy  if vim  sav   " i yv.-int a StetSDii."  English  Hats in  Kxi>eICAIiOUT HATS.  the latest fashions, 'also Crush and  See our spring samples, of special ordered Tailor-Made  Clothing.  CAMROELL    <fe    SHIER  HEDLEY,    B. C  iiCTnaanBSBisaEsia  ~z:z:z^iSZ&Z2EaVZ5X!d������SS8..  WaK������'3SatSSHa^4e:^ii!SV38SSai2BIS^^  NOTICE  Certificate ot Improvements.  Per R. If. Pauklvhon, Agent.  Fairview. B. ('.' Jan. 11th. P.HIii. 52-0  NOTICE.  ii]i costly house  them a hint of  of their livelihood being  taken, j  from. them, it seems difficult to j  believe that  the  House  would j    contemplate depriving  men   ot'i " i-iv,....livu  .,.,,,..,, ....p,.  . =���������,���������,,,;  i-l,;,5,. 1L ,,-,,.,. ��������� ���������-      ir\ , .      I-    iiSTB.MSKT and OCNSITK mineral claims,  ^it-   SIN1 \ ' ,A \h A ' ' ",'U '.^,.'"  ' .1,l-Lulul  "��������� i  tlieir licences W here the popullt- I natc in <ln- O<oyoo������ Minin" Division of apply to the lion, (hie! ( oniinissinnei- ot ;  tion would not nfrinif "of the I Yale Distrii'-t Where located: Camp Fair- I I^nds and yVorks for pcrnns.-ion to purchase |  cunt   yyuiiiii    nut.    pi.uiliu   O.L    l.IH.|        vjcw                                                                        t l������) acres 01 hind, more or less, as lollovo:: |  'llltnber oH f<istitu>' lioonopti i ' i Conuvieneing at. a postal the .-outh west , .���������orucr '  .iiinna i     in      t..M..i.ng      IK elites. , ^,UCK N,)T1CK that, I .Richard "     ' -   !         cases  The   Imildings   in    most  would   be   unsuitable  for  anything  else and   hence a  direct-  loss to the owners.      In  yvo   have   six   hotels    yvhere   at  present    the    requirements    of  the bill yvould give us but three.  To apply the law   in  this  case;  a.nti cut off  three  would  he. in  elTert. to make the law retroactive-   a   most   vicious   principle  to introduce in legislation.   The  time. too.  for   the   introduction  of -Mich a measure is.  so   far  as  this district is concerned, most i  inopportune. :'<>:���������.   judging from j  the experience oi.' Midway  and i  other places, tlie six hotel's herc!TAKI������ X(,T1('K t,m  wiil   b(>  altogether  meet the   demands  modiition    req u i r<  when  niences in this immediate vicinity. Tlie whole liquor question  is a very wide subject and opinions are widely divergent as to  the hest method of dealing with  it, but there is nothing to gain  and great injustice to be done  it' the same spirit of wantonness  II.  Parkin-1 of G. II. Cahill's pre-empt i  in as agent for The New  Fairview Cor-I east, thence Ofic-hains sou; I  poralion. Limited. Free Miner's Certificate No. ' west, thence 00 chains  noi-  ItTill!:'������. intend, sixty ilays from the date hereof, j inciu-emenl.  to apply to flit;   Mining  liccorder for Ccrtili-  T fiiti's'o." Improvements, for the purpose of <>h-  Jledley I taining Crown Giants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  wtiun .'>7. umsl be eommenecil before the i-~u-  iir.-u of such ('er! ideate of Improvenn-nts.  .  thi-iii-o SO chains i  I hence Si) ehM.ins j  i to  point   of eoi-ii- i j  Daled  .V2-!)  till -  llrd day of .Jai u  T1IOS.  :!���������>���������, I'M  ItUADsriAW  ������ts   t- cs ci d 5 n s>-  Dated this "ilh day of March. 1000.  S-'J RICHARD II. PARKINSON  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  uTUticaie. ol nnpiMviTiiejits.  ���������;\IAYFLOWI0l{" Min.u'.'.l  the Osoyoos Mining l>-  trict.     Where localed :  ('l.'iiin.  i...!(iil    nl  I u ( '.III! :  Yi'. (.j-o.  -1 >:i;11<���������  V-i.li)   i  "TRIANGLI-:' FRAirriONAL Mineral Claim  situate, hi the. Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale Dfstriit. Where located: Camp Hedley.  i  Ml    o!  railway  building   com-  !���������'. W. Groves, acting  is agent for The  Yak- Mining Company.  UnatHe     to ! Free. Miner's  Certificate   No.   HTilO.'W. intend,  ,     , : sixty days from the date hereof to apply to the  Ol"   aCCOlll- j Jlining ltccorderfoi-si. tJcrt.illeatc of Improve-  t]i/>n> i luenfs,"for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown  Grant of tlie above claim.  I AND Fl'RTHICR take notice that action,  j under section H7, must be commenced before the  I issuance of such Certificate, of Improvements.  |     Dated this lath day of January 1000.  8-9 F. W. OROV.KS  A tidy letter-head or- bill-head commands attention from those with  whom you do business The Gazette  print-shop can fit you out in style.  TAK.K NOTICK that I. K  ���������*��������� as agent for The "\ ::'.:: .';i:ii  Free Sliner's (.'eefPiei'L.- Nn. '.'"i1.-'-  Greenhill, Free Minor's: v ���������,.������������������;-������������������.  intend, sixty days from I \.v <1-'. i- '  ply to the idiuing Rocord'-!- for .���������>.  Imprnvcment-s, fr>r tho !>���������'.. n;.. ���������" (>:  Crown Grautof the :<..'.,t:\ c e!;i:ni.  And further lake n-iii--. t :>;-��������� r _ -  section JiT, m;:sr he conn .'������������������,. i':.-  mice of such Certilic.-ite of (::���������;::��������� ���������-,  Dated I his hUh day of Jenui.i-.v,  0-0  ������*> Ti Cy5 IS W   18/    A   f!i  ivca W RL<Ha.$  HEDLEY,  K5.C  Hotclof the   S1 rri i He a m & e- r>  \Zeille>v  . ..������������������MMonaitmsi'  This House is "Acvj and First Class in Every Respect,  Being- Equipped with all Modern Conveniences- Electric   Light, Telephone,  Baths, Etc. :        :       :        :  3  /'Vlocile-rsite."   ��������� 'f<z~ii>  ilM!  'P  VIOTT  &  zART H U K,   Proprietors  ��������� ?aOTSISISEmiiari2iEZ������E3a!SEa33S!^^  era  ���������r j..  ':H  U.BB. Ill  <p>r  31Ii80S  NOTICE.  ST'OP AT  NOTICK is hereby   given  after date, I intend io ::\  thill. :-i\!y .!,���������),;. ������������������  ipl.v !l> 'I.e ikiil.  otirabio The Chief Coiiimi-:si<i;ier of La in Is anil  Works for permission to iiucchase the inllnw-  ing described liiud.sil.ua.l'o on the east Side, of  Okanagan Luke, l->. C. ('omuiopciug at a. post  set at the northeast corner of the snn'hwesf J  of section la. Towiu-liip -.'���������'���������'. running- Souih 'Hi  chains, I hence \V'e-:t .'-O chains, thence Norih -_'0  chains, thence Fast 80 chains to point of commencement.  ELIZA "MAIR  Dated, March 1st, 10015. ������-<J  CuJ:  ���������4-.fi  1,1^  T'WKtiDLE CSb REITH, Proprietors.  1  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 15, 1906.  B  (���������  m  Hi  Hi  Hi\  Hi}  J'f  iii I  Hil  i4  I  Ii  ng  P  Town and I>istri������������.  W. E. Burritt went down the Valley  on Saturday on professional business.  .Tno.,' Love returned on Saturday  from a trip to the coast.  AVaughan of Victoria and .1 Eraser  of Vancouver, commercial men, came  in yesterday.  :; The consignment of boast dailies  which should have come iii on Tuesday's sLiige tailed to connect.  W. (J. McLean is applying for a  hotel licence at the Ashnola toyvnsite  on the .Similkanieen above  Princeton.  Fo ��������� reasons yvhich need not be explained articles of a controversial nature are held over from this issue.  Brett who ran a little shore in Penticton, skipped out a short time ago,  leaving a number of inquiring creditors.  Rumors are still persistent of negotiations for a iivii million deal on the  Nickel Plate, but persistency doesn't  always imply authenticity.  1). J. Innis is putting up a livery  barn on the neyv toyvnsite at Keremeos.  Messrs Smith and MeLeod went down  there this yveek to take it in hand.  Rett Adair of Mclnnis & Adair went  to the coast :\ couple of weeks ago, and  a subsequent examination of his finances indicates that he is not likely to  return.  Fred Daniels went doyvn to Ather-  lon's Corner yesterday morning to do  some yvork for W. T. Atherton. When  this is finished he yvill go on to Keremeos to help out yvith the livery stabler  Paul Brodhagen, who was working  on the diamond drill operating in the  Nickel Plate, met yvith a painful accident last Friday in having one of his  fingers mangled in the cogs of the drill.  A racily written letter on Hedley by  John P. McOonnel appeared in the  Vancouver Province and Toronto Star.  The letter was cheery iu tone, and not  overburdened with detail. The writer  promises another letter on the Nickel  Plate mine.  of Gornmerce  oosMQooooceoeoooQooebooooosoodecooooQoobobsbdeeti  CAPITAL���������$10,000,000.  Total Resources (Nov  R'EST-  .510, '05)���������.$98,000  ;.'i.-u.  PENTICTON   fiRANCl  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT���������Interest allowed on deposits of ������������������UKain  BANKING   BY MAIL  DepoHit-s maybe made and withdrawn by mail.   Special attention g;-  elass of business.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on ail pois-  A General Ranking Husiness Transacted.  J. 7V\. CHRISTIE       ---        Mane*&  A Branch of this Dank lias been Opened at l'rinccton.  ������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������nnEnHBHMBBHBaHnaDE&mBnsaBnaHHBMCsiR^&znt^'e.'. <  anU  this  Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Waterman returned this week from California  where they have been spending the  winter. The weather this winter evidently laid itself out to play practical  jokes on Mr. Waterman. They left  here at the end of December after experiencing the severest weather  that yve had. Jn California it rained  on them most of the time, while the  Similkameen was basking for months  iu warmth and sunshine. Immediately  on their return to B. C. the temperature took a drop and we are treated  now to the coldest spell of the yvinter.  HOT I L  HEDLEY  Almost A Fire.  Tom vjorman who has spent the yvinter back in Ontario on his old stamping ground in Renfrew County, returned this yveek. He reports great excitement in the mining fields about Cobalt  and good times in general in  Ontario.  The Hedley Chinks are fitting up  and getting ready for the railway construction rush. A Chink storcis going up in the region south of Haynes.  street, into yvhich a stock of Chink  goods will be put.  The Neyv Zealand hotel front has  been improved by the addition of  a new'platform the entire width-of the  building and sloping doyvn to the level  of bridge over the creek on Haynes St.  This yvill take ayvay a great deal of the  air of isolation given to the house from  its immediate surroundings.  A drop of 48 degrees in one day was  tlie prank played by the yveather on  Saturday last at Hedley, and on Monday morning the glass showed 6 above  zero, yvhich was the coldest registered  during the winter. At the mine also  the severest cold, of the winter was experienced. On Sunday morning it  yvas 7 below and on Monday morning,  S beloyy.  Messrs. .1. P. Gordon and G. Cunningham, of the Great Northern engineering staff, came up on Monday  fyoni Keremeos to do a little revision  work on the lines about Hedley. It is  to be hoped that before, the month is  out some direct evidence of Construction work in the shape of arrival of  contractors' material at Hedley, yvill  be. in evidence.  Mrs. Dickinson, (nee Miss Loyvndes)  held her post-uuptal reception on Friday afternoon last at her homo on  . Daly Ave-, yvhen a great many ladies  availed themselves of the pleasure of  being present. The bride wore artaiu-  ty waist of embroidered white silk,  with black skirt, and was assisted by  Mrs, Grier, yvho wore a pretty mauve  and white waist and black skirt.  The recent cold snap had   the effect  of tightening up the yvater a   bit.   and  as a result some of the  stamps  in   the  Daly Reduction  Oo's  mill had  to   be  hung   up   on   each   day   since  then.  This time last year tho  yvater famine  yvas over, and  the  yvater in  Tyvenl.y-  iviile wsis gaining day by day, yvith the  melting snows, yvhich shoyvs that this  spring is later than that of hist year.  The   yveather    took    on   a   decided  change at the  end of last yveek.    Up  at tho Nickel Plate they had been having a couple of weeks  of stiff  yvinter  weather yvhile Hedley yvas basking   in  spring sunshine,  but  the dip  in   the  temperature which came along on  the  10th yvas general, and on  .Sunday and  Monday mornings there  wus a crisp-  ness-in the atmosphere that indicated  ���������able-bodied March weather.  Yesterday afternoon Hedley esunc  near losing its big hostelry, the Hotel  Similkameen. Owing to the cold snap  a hot lire had been kept going all day  in the fire-place in the rotunda, yvhich  so heated the hearthstone as to set  fire to the timbers underneath. The  fire yvas discovered by Joe Mc.Derniott  and Harry Waltni yvho connected up  the local hose, tore up the platform  outside and soon had the fire extinguished. Those local hose attachments, and the promptness yvith  yvhich they were used, saved to Hedley  a building that is the pride, of not only  the Similkameen, but the whole  district.  at  it  I  *  t  *  *  M  M  as  B,  V  v  Under   New   Management  THE BEST I'HOVIDED  IK KITCHEN AND UAK  A N D K V K K Y CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT OF  V A T K O N S.  GIBBON   and  Mcdonald  Proprietors  s  f  \  m  s  I  %  %  s  ,*  M  -!9  M  X  M  M  '��������� f  Spring Goods  Just Arriving  m^^^^KK^tt^^K^tti^i;^  DIED.  Mkrhaw���������At Paisley, Out., on March nth,  1000. John Meg-raw, aged SO years and four  mouths; native'of County Down, Ireland.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * ��������� *       "  * '* x  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  The Fioneer Carriage  and  ���������'Repair siiqd  HEDLEY, - - B. C.  We Have Just Received and  Opened Up a Fine Lot of  Ladies' Pretty New Waists  and a Big Range of  Whitewear and Hosiery  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksmithing done.    :    :  GEO. H. SPR.0ULE,  Pronrietor.  Try  ������������\\\y\\\\\%  &verijthing New and  First.-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest-  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  TIIK  PERTIGT0N LUMBER SVNDlGnTE  Mare on hand a lnrjfe stock of  FINISHED LUMBER  AI.I. KINDS  DIMENSION LUMB&R  cy to .'iff i<'i:f.t  Victoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  We Want All the Ladies to Come  and See These Goods.  I Shatfords, Limited  HEDLEY, B. C.  O6O6OQO6OSOecbO0O0C������QCCCOSO6������0COO9OQOi6iSe<>0COO0O0������  Keremeos New Townsite  Pure  and   Invigorating.  FEMG&  ; o,  DRY G0RDW00D  ..Heflien Meat Market..  THE UNDERSIGNED HAS  OPENED THE BUTCHER.  SHOP ON WEBSTER ST.,  WITH A SUPPLY OF  CHOICE .MEATS OF ALL  KINDS��������� BE Eh1. 3IUTT0N  AND PORK :: POULTRY  FOR TH E HO LI DAY  SKASON :: :: ::  IA/. J. /Wanery  M. McAULEY,       -       .        Local flanaffer  Now On the Market.  The V. V. fc E. Raihvay Station yvill be in the  centre of the toyvn.  Noyv is the time to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the. valley.  Choice ], 2 and 8 acre lots all around toyvn site.  The 10 acre. Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a feyv  left.    Noyv is the time to double your money.  For li'ull J'm-tieiilars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  ,1. ,f. Armstrong1. IWiuuifroi-  Town Lots  $100,   $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  all & Go's  111  \fic make sritfinal tlc^ns.tfEinr. ���������lcl>  in^f"rtolfloncs en Zinc bp aVppei'vV  ���������)ur ������ark ig?ifidly uT������slic!a8.vA?  {35kr prices arelnoDer fartfia 3om&-.  guaYihf sf CDDrk tftan e^iseaJhm ���������������* ^ ���������v*  ^on't tri^e Burmrb fori! ^v^^end us a  (rial s/rWy?^ QIHc p^lales prove ii t^^^v?  EWGMV/W C0**x ifiaoxU.S.Cy  USim, FEED S SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  ���������ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW     AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Good Horses and lligs and Careful Drivers  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  WHEN   ANSWERING-   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE   GAZETTE THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 15, .1906.
3HKI
PROVINCIAL lEGISUTUit'E
Continued from Kir.<t I'atre.
In other yvords, about a quarter of the
revenue hti'd to be set aside ,to meet
those charges. This amount yvas decreasing unntmlly hoyvever.
The niinister referred to the splendid outlook for the timber trade and
the agricultural industry.
In mining also tlie results were most
gratifying. The output for the year
1905 had been in excess of tiny previous
y#su', being as follows:
.    2,000,700
Copper.
.    5,480,000
Lead ...
.    2,330,000
Zinc
1S2.S00
coal .:.
,      .
.    3,330,000
Coke....
.    1,212.000
Bldg. Mi
atei
L-hils
900,000
Total.
.$21,403,000
Is A  Good,  Safe
In closing he. quoted from the an-
. nual a-ddress of the president of the
Canadian'Bank of Commerce, in which
he lauded the possibilities of British
Columbia, which bad resources to require' literally .millions.-, of people to.
develope but yvhiclrhad only at present
��, 1 ia,',i'.li'ul of people. The president of
the hank had said that no one could
doubt the future of the province.
Hon. Mr. Tatlow himself held out a.
very, hopeful future for the province.
He advised caution in avoiding class
��� legislation,'  and   the .future   success
'���' would be assured. ������   .
The. Minister was loudly applauded
in taking his seat.
The Columbia and Western Bill, extending the time for''the. survey of the
blocks clue to the railway under the
Subsidy Act so as to allow of their
obtaining the S00,000, acres due for
section 3 of the road yvhich had been
built, provoked a rather heated- discussion last yveek. The opposition
made this a party question, although
it is said some of the members on that
side of tlie House thought, that justice
should be done the raihva,y company.
These'-members yvere obliged to sink
their individual views on the question
and vote against the bill. It was
pointed out by Government speakers
that 'the. refusal of, the land utter it-
had been earned yvould be repudiation.
The Socialist leader, J. H. Hawthorn-
th.yva.ib', who opposes land grants to
railways, took the same y*ie\7 and said
he. wmdtl not be guilty of confiscation
without remuneration.
L. Y\". Shatford was unfortunately
culled away from Victoria during the
Avoek   in   consequence  of the serious
illness of his   father   yvho   has   been j
spending the yvinter at PasHnde.ua, Cal.
And
Will
Make
Money
Hedley
is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on .which, is. situated- the famous "Nickel
Plate"���the richest gold mine in Canada���and many other
promising, mines and prospects.   It is the mining and business
centre of, the ���������'���'���'    ������
Similkameen
the neyv mining district Avhich lias already been proven, by a
small amount of development work, to be one of the richest
gold, copper and coal mining sections of
British Columbia.
HEDLEY is the chief toyvn on the route of the proposed
Coast-Kootenay Railway; and Avith-the advent of this road,
which is-assured in the near future, it yvill unquestionably'
become a large and important city, .and town lots will bring
big returns on money, invested at the present time.
...PRICE OF LOTS...
Scott Ave. (main st.) ....
 ..;.... .$400 to $600
Other Streets....;......
.",. . . .... . . . .... $200  tO  $400.
....TERMS....
i-3 Cash; -balance'in 3 and
6 months* with interest at
the rate of 6 per cent.
For Those Who Invest
=====sPiirehase a few lots before the Railway Comes
For Full Particulars, Maps Etc.,
..--.',,'.        -   ��� **F*I=��l-"V   TO ���
The Hedley City townsite Go'y, ^,.
L. W. SHATFORD, = a HPHf PV     R   C
Secretary and flanager, 11J^JL>fI^*^1? .j  -��� V*
METEOROLOGICAL.
What's In a Name ?
The application for -a hotel  licence
for .the old paper toyvnsite location  of
Ashnola above Princeton,   would   appear to make this an  opportune  time
. for those interested in that locality  to
have the name changed from Ashnola
to something else, for needless confusion yvii! arise from   taking  the  name
of a .stream noyving into the  Similkameen helow Hedley and tacking it,  on
to a paper toyvn on   the  Similkanioen
above Princeton.   The name   of   the
stream is on all the oldest maps in the
district, and if any locality is   to   health e  name- of Ashnola- itshonld'only be
the .Indian settlement at the month of
tlie stream and the famous  mountain
knoyvn by that name  and   noted   for
being the  home   of   the   "big  horn."
The blunder yvas one of Windy Young's
vagaries but should not be allowed to
survive _ There should have  been  no
hurry '.'   wive  a. name  to a   toyvnsite
eigiil ;. ears or so before there yvas any
toyvn !���> name.    The Gazette does  not
yvish ." convey the idea that  there  is
anyt'sm.:;   wrong   with   the  location.
The future may justify the plotting of
a lownsite. but there is good i-eason to
The folloyying are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week
ending March 10th :
AT THE MINE.
Maximum        Minimum' "
Mar   4 .. .      SO ..       20
,-    5 .. 41 ..17
6 .. 45 ..        26
7 .. 47 ..        30
8 .. 42 ..       27
9 .. 37 ..        18
10 .. 28        ..        13     .
Snoyvfall for yveek 5.   inches
Total on ground, 12 inches.
To make good bread you
must have good flour.
If
you want the best bread
you must use the best
flour.
AT
I
5
6
7
8
9
10
THE  MilX.
Maximum
4(5
40
51
59
58
59
58
MiiiiuiTim
29
34
28
29
20
2-1
10
Oil
he.
I,';'
till
be
ii E hem taking a name that is
���e cause needless confusion.
- vi! t hat men do lives after them;
���-loci is oft interred yvith their
So let it not be in this case
���e.'indy. Call it Youngstoyvn or
yvilie or anything else that may"
;v:riy. but iVir the sake of ,-\sh-
'.>iii: and JSHenand the "bi;{ horn"
Rainfall for yveek,  .01   inches.
 .����.	
The Mines Department, at Victoria,
on complaint from some source or
other, has raised objection to Mr.
Miles practising assaying here in the
assay office of the Daly Reduction Co.,
on the ground that, although a graduate of Yale, and an assuyer and
chemist of experience at mines and
smelters in the United States, he has
not qualified under the "Bureau of
Mines Act Amendment Act of British
Columbia." In consequence of this the
assay department of the Daly Reduction Co. has been closed for the present
and Mr. Miles installed in the mill as
cyanide chemist. As no charge yvas
being made, for assays and no certificates given, it wtis believed by the
Company that they yvere complying
yvith the spirit of the Act, and it yvas a
very great convenience to prospectors
and the general public to have this
yvork done here. In all probability
Mr. Miles yvill go to Victoria in April
to comply yvith the Act and. pay the
necessary fee, but meamvhileit is hard
on both the company and the public
to be put to this inconvenience.
.    .    THE
COMMERCIAL
HEDLEY, B. C.
Of EL
IS THIS FINEST flour made.
You can always depend
on it.    Use no obher.
Z~. FOR SALE BY:
SflfiTFORDS, LIMITED
tiedleij and Fairview j|
ninudl |
uBunan
This hotel under new management has been
re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for
a.large number of people. The,table is supplied
with the best in the-market. The bar contains
the popular brands of liquors and cigars.
rp"
Proprietor
Cawston 8 Edmend
GEO, K1RBY,
flana&'er.
First  Class  in  Every  llespect.      Commercial  and
Headquarters of the Keremoo.-t and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-
Mining
Princeton   Suajrc   Line.
KEREME<
B. C.
PURVEYORS
OF
ALL KINDS
OF
.-out, and for goodno
it Ashnola.
i'.-
.��*&��-
)V
,'if
said time '-.v.'..-;  .-:p:-ni
and their friends on V<-}-
<(:',    :���. .-[;i-lg last ill the cottage recent-
iy ������������ ,���; ;' by '[.))-. "Whilhijis on Scott
.'��� ��� . ���'.'���';.',���.'was played, until about
nii.ii.i;.;':1,!.. ivhen a dainty lunch yvas
served, after yvhich the tables yvit-re
remover! and dancing yvas enjoyed for
in) houj' or tyvo. The i.Jridg'e prize-
v.-i.'iiiei-.; yvere: ladies, Mrs Cootes and
Miss Hurdie; gentlemen Mr. Rolls and
Mr. Roach.
REVELY'S
s
Headquarters for all Stage Lines
Express Office in Connection
Your wants for Livery or Tenia
Work will lie attended to
liy culling f'hone 12.
W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor
is
AND
***
r
Fr
b
Cut Rates on Orders by both Penticton
and Overland Stages.
Inquire for Latest Frttit Arrivals.
HEDLEY,    -   -   -   B.C.
-ESTABI
Fine New  Covered
,iss-
Stage
Passengers
.!    '!-''
3 i;Q>03  z=rz^z
;",;;;''  '.Royal Mail,
;vss to
������emeos,
.eclM
n
-:o:-
Special Rigs for
Every Attention
of the Public.
and
'ants
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