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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  Vol. IV.  No. 9.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1807  B. B. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches .  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total "Assets, -  113,000,000  SUCCESSFUL LEAP  YEAR    FUNCTION.  The  Married Ladies of* Princeton Enter-  tain Their FriendVat a Leap  Year   Dance.  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  ir ���������  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the Withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit. '  Penticton Branch,  J. J. Hunter, Manager.  CHARLES M. SHAW  1 Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  SOME   FAIRY   TALES.  A Spooky Expansion of the Mining Industry in Camp Hedley.    .  flEDLEY,  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  ".    M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  ���������3        ���������1-   Vernon, B. C.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST ���������  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,       -      -      B. C.  A.  MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real Estate.  Mines  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Hcadqunrtors for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Baknks, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  HOLLAND,  FRENCH  AND JAPAN  bulbs for fall planting.  Seeds-Trees-Plant-s  for the farm, garden,  lawn or  conservatory. ,  Reliable approved varieties, at  reasonable prices.  Please bear in mind in placing your order  that our fruit trees arc not grown from  cheap imported piece root grafts, but arc  budded on whole root seedling grown on  our own grounds and from bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.   CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the main-  land of li. O.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  w.  H. T.  GAHAN  Barrister,  Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  ���������    ��������� -      -    -          ���������    ���������                  K    v  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  Jonah's gourd was a pretty lusty  grower, but the Grand Forks liar who  supplies press dispatches from the  southern interior to outside dailies can  make things animate add inanimate  get a gait oiv in growing that would  compel old. Jonah to dope his gourd  with guano if ,he wanted it to keep-up  with the procession".  The latest feat of the Grand Forks  liar in that direction was .to enlarge  the Daly Reduction stamp mill from  40 stamps to 110 stomps all "at one  fell swoop." But to enumerate the  distortions would only be'to "paint  the lily." Here is the Grand Forks  story itself:  "Grand Forks, February 26.���������A prominent mining man arriving from  Hedley City gives a most glowing account of the mining situation in that  district. He says that the Nickel Plate  is now operating 110 stamps and is  making dsiily shipments by freight  teams of its high grade concentrates to  Keremeos, where they, are shipped by  rail to the East. The ore runs about  $80 per ton in gold and silver.  "In addition to the Nickel Plate several other properties are working in  the immediate vicinity of Hedley City,  among which is the Golden Zone, owned by J. J. Marks and others. At this-  property a modern compressor plant  is being installed just now as well a*,  a cyanide plant. The Bradshaw group  near Hedley is also starting up, as well  as the Kingston property.  "The Great Northern Railway is now  laying track between Keremeos and  Hedley City, a distance of 20 miles.  The railway contractors have no less  than, five big camps in this short  stretch of work, but very slow progress in laying steel is being made as  the Similkameen river has to be bridged no less than three times and much  rock and other heavy grading is now  confronting the contractors. May 1st  is now fixed for the date the rails are  supposed to reach Hedley City,"   ������.   " So long as down the rocking floor  Tho raving polka spins.  So long as Kitclicn 'Lancers spur  The maddened violins.,  ���������Old song, Kipling.  The vacant room of the new sdhool  house in Princeton was the scene of a  merry gathering on Friday evening,  6th inst., when the married ladies of  Princetori.eiitertairied their friends at  a leap year dance. The leap year privilege of the fair sex is generally supposed to belong to the unappropriated  portion of the sisterhood, but as these  did not avail themselves of it, and as  the portion of the year most suited to  social gatherings was passing, the  married ladies decided to improve the  opportunity and extended invitations  to their friends in Princeton and other  centres in the valley, having regard  always to the room available to ac-  comrhodate guests, which compelled  limiting the number.  The ball-room was nicely decorated  foi the occasion^ and the ladies having  the function in hand.were admirable  hostesses and gave their guests a jolly  PROVINCIAL  LEGISLATURE  Debate on Supplementaries as  Fierce and Factious as on  Main Estimates.  MANY ACTS GET THIRD BEADING  NEW   BRUNSWICK.  ���������GOVERNMENT DEFEATED  For First Time in Twenty-five Years  Corruption From Long Tenure  of Office  Did  It.  the  New  place  on  an. ���������'���������over-  Robinson  Consolidation of Land Act- Licence Bill  Is Contested���������Opposition Approves    -  of Bargain With G. T. P.  time throughout.  Music was furnished by local talent,  of which Princeton has no lack. Mrs.  Waterman, Mrs. Lyall and Miss Popple took turns at the piano ; * Mr.  Knight stuck faithfully all evening to  his post with the piccolo: Mr. O.  Coulthard contributed with the violin  nio'sb of the time, aud at intervals Mrs.  Coulthard on the mandolin and Mr. S.  Gibson with the cornet, combined to  furnish excellent music for the dancers.  To their skill and ever-ready willingness, and the absence of the commercial instinct therewith, Princeton  lovers of dancing are indebted for enjoyment, and owe much of their proficiency.  And as for dancing it must not be  over-looked that among those who attend such functions in Princeton there  are high-class exemplars of the terpsir  chorean art both iimoDg ladies and  gentlemen. As floor manager, Mr.  Sam Gibson has few equals.  Hedley contributed a- sleigh-load,  which Mrs. Revely kindly consented  to chaperone. The first part of the  journey was on wheels, a change being  made at Cosgrove's hotel, although for  a few miles after the transfer was  made the sleighing was a trifle thin.  Nevertheless, fairly good time was  made over the 25 miles intervening,  and this the last sleigh-ride of the  winter was thoroughly enjoyed, and  the. party by common consent voted  Mrs. R. the queen of chaperones.  Those present were:  Mr. and Mrs. Waterman, Mi*, and  Mrs. Coulthard, Mr. and Mrs. Bell,  Mr. and Mrs. Hunter, Mi'- and Mrs.  Schisler,  Mr. and Mrs. Waddell, Mr.  After the Kettle River bridge discussion, referred to elsewhere, the  Premier introduced the question of  bargciin with G. T. P. which the House  was asked to approve. The Premier  gave a succinct'statement of the question showing the point at issue which  had existed between the local government oiiithebne hand antttbe Dominion government and G. T. P. on the  other. The provisions of the. bill before the House was that the local government would couvey to, the; railway  company three-fourths of the 17,000  acres of Metlakatla lands surrendered  by the Indians, retaining the other  one-fourth and collecting from the G.  T. P. $2.50 per acre for each acre conveyed to them. The company are to  sub-divide and co-operate with the  government and buy supplies from the  local merchants. They are to commence work not later than June.  The bill passed its first reading without opposition.  The legislation upon the Land Act  was explained by Hon. F. J. Fulton to  be a consolidation rather than an  amendment.  The Civil Service Bill is opposed at  all points by the Opposition.  The Liquor Licence Act introduced  by the attorney-general, which took  the'granting of liquor licences out of  the  hands   of   licence commissioners  and vested it iu the Provincial police  in all unorganized districts became, as  expected,  a bone of contention.   The  wonder is.that the opposition  did not  use to  better advantage the opening,  which the bill gave them,  for there is  reason to believe thatat was the weakest and most unpopular government  measure   brought   down   during   the  session.     Apart   from  the Attorney-  general himself,   the president of the  council seemed to be the only one who  was   enamored  of   it.     Dr. Maguire,  of  Vancouver,   had   no   use   for   it  and opposed..  The general election for  Brunswick legislature took  March 2nd,' aud resulted in  whelming defeat for the  government. The new Conservative  government led by Hazen, has 31 seats  to 12 seats carried by the. defeated  Liberal government. There are three  Independents returned for Gloucester  County and these have signified their  intention of lending their support to  the new government, of whote policy  they approved. This will 'give Hazen  a majority of 22 in a house of 40 members, or 21 when the speaker has been  taken out.- The majority is too large  both for the province and the government itself.  As the election was said to have been  run very much on federal issues, it is:  significant in the bearing which it will  have on the coming federal elections.  THE POLLOCK STILL IMPROVES  Development Work   Continues   to  Give  Excellent Results���������A Little  Flurry in Stock.  BROWN   TALKS  ON SUNSET  And Claims to  be   Father of Boundary  Tunnel Scheme.  SUBURBAN  REAL ESTATE.  Mr. J. E. Elkins, representing Elkins  Bros., Vancouver, who is stopping at  the Similkameen-hotel, states that his  firm who are the holders of some of  the most desirable suburban property  around Vancouver, are meeting with  great success in the disposal of Hastings townsite lots in this section.  One half of the subdivision known  as westerly half of block 4Q has been  sold Mn Vancouver,' the remainder  being held exclusively for sale in this  district.  Government survey reports in the  possession of Mr. Elkins speak very  highly of the property as being free  from rock, high and dry, and very  suitable for residence property.  Mr. Elkins intends to remain some  time in Hedley and may be found at  the Similkameen Hotel.  L. C. Wynne left on Wednesday of  last week with his wife and family.  He was intending to go to Nelson but  shortly before leaying here obtained a  situation at the Stemwinder mine in  Fairview as assayer and went there  instead.  and Mrs.  Haegerman,  Mr. and Mrs.  Cook,  Mr. and Mrs. Holmes and Mr.  and Mrs. Bromley;  Mesdames  Lyall,  Swanson, Groves, Macdonnell and S.  L.  Allison;    Misses   Popple,  Rowan,  French,   King,   Schon,  Bromley,  the  Misses Lyall, the Misses Schisler and  the Misses Allison ; Messrs. G.Wardle,  D. O. Day, D. M. French, C. Summers,  J. A. Smith,  I. M. Smith,  M. L. Gordon,  C.  Carlson,  W. Willarson,  Jas.  Lumsden, .7. L. Huston,  Neil Huston,  W. Summers, W. Wells, A. E. Howse,  Luke Gibson,  Sam Gibson,  C. H. Mc-  Diarmid,  F. Bailey, .7. R. Sparks,  J.  B. Wood,  Joe Wigmore, C. Snowden,  Sam Moore, W. C. Davis,  J. Carlson,  Alf. Allison, Wm. Knight, Fred Warn-  pole, Harry Allison, Chas. E. Thomas,  H.   B.  Thomas,   W.  H.  Thomas and  Perley  Russell;   from Hedley���������Mrs.  Revely, Misses Megraw and Blake, and  Messrs, Megraw, MacHaffiie, Love and  Robinson ; from Tulameen���������Messrs. E.  Tingley, Lodwick and Ca'ssidy;   from  Keremeos ��������� Messrs. Win.  Daly   and  Chas. Richter.  The Haynes suit against the B. C.  Lund and Investment, Co. which was  up in Victoria last week before Mr.  Justice Clement, was settled out of  court, the defendants agreeing to pay  $7,500, each paying their own costs  and the plaintiffs agreeing to withdraw all charges of fraud in connection with the matter.  The Grand Forks splurger sends out  a dispatch concerning an interview  with R. A. Brown of Volcanic Mountain fame, in which Brown claims to  have been the originator of the idea of  a big Boundary Creek tunnel scheme  which he advocated and formulated  in detail in 1800, but his tunnel would  not go in from Boundary Creek, but  from the North Fork of Kettle River.  The dispatch says : ,  "Mr. Brown, in referring to the inactivity at present at the well-known  'Sunset' property in the Similkameen,  said: "In the summer of 1S81, I personally discovered Copper Mountain  where the Sunset is located. I sunk a  190 foot shaft on the Sunset, at the 100  foot level I drove a drift 25 feet, at  this spot the assays were one and a  half per cent in copper. At the 150 ft.  level the assays were five per cent in  copper, and at the 190 foot level, the  assays were five per cent in copper at  this depth water prevented my continuing the work. Later on the British Columbia. Copper Co. spent some  $16,000 in cayoting above the. bottom  of the shaft. This company then gave  the work up, and they together with J  Jim Hill's experts have condemned the  'Sunset'."  Robins are reported to have made  their appearauce in the vicinity of  Hedley, and the ground which ha������  been bare for about a fortnight is now  dry for the most part, and buttercups  are in evidence, so spring may be said  to have nicely started  in.  The Gazette, on making inquiries of  the Pollock directors, learned sufficient  from questions asked to know that  certain work which we saw in progress  during the recent visit has given the  results which we expected, but sooner  than we expected.  The tunnel driven in' by H.W. Yates  which we referred to last week as just  entering the vein has since been driven  into it far enough to show that it is  the same strong ledge which the other  one driven by Mr. Pollock has demonstrated. Also the new openings farther south which had been "started by  Mr. Pollock, had also gone into the  vein which looked better than ever,  and still another opening further south  than any of the others had also struck  the ore. These were all on the vein of  the Martin claim.  Some of the quartz brought from  the new openings looked particularly  well, being well mineralized, the sulphides including sphalerite ;md galena  along with the mispickel, and the  quartz itself haying a healthy live appearance, with more of the banded  structure so often characteristic of the  vein filling of true fissures.  It is the intention of the Gazette to  make   other  visits   to   the   property  shortly if the ice on the river will hold  out for a bit longer.   While the owners are not averse to allowing the press  every freedom of personal inspection  where they have confidence that no  distortion or misrepresentation will be  indulged in, they prefer to do as little  talking about it themselves as possible.  With this attitude on their part the  Gazette has no fault to find.    In  fact  we like it better, for we are always  prepared to draw our conclusions and  form our own opinion from personal  inspection of a property,  and where  nobody is trying  to talk us into any  particular view,   we   can know  that  there will be no attempt to mislead us.  Having  the privilege of going there  with the assurance that we are not intruding,  we will endeavor to watch  the progress and fortunes o# this most  promising property and let our leaders  know of it from time to time as far as  time and opportunity will permit.  Regarding the company and its stock  it will be of interest to readers to know  that last week there was quite a flurry  in the stock. To raise a little needed  cash for present development which  they have under way they agreed to  place 25,000 shares on sale at 5 cents a  share. This was scooped in locally in  a few hours, when the stock was taken  off the market. The proceeds will go  into development and while the directors believe that they have already  shown up enough to warrant a higher  price for the stock, they are confident  that when the money realized from  this sale is expended they will be still  more justified in making a substantial  advance in the price of stock to provide  for equipping with a ten-stamp mill  and short aerial tramway in order to  begin producing. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH 12, 1908.  ���������'���������**������������������*?(   .  ''!    ! "i ���������**���������  M;s)i:V!������i*'-Jv''1  "$  and .;...��������� ."7/  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by'tho J-Iedlkv GazkttI?  PKINTINC* AM) I'UUI.ISIUXU COMl'ASV.  Limiti-::*.  at Hedley. li. C.  Subscriptions in Advanci:  He showed this trait.iii his own  country before ever he came to  (Canada. An instance of this  was. his organization of the  | public house trusts to minimize  ���������the evils  of the liquor traffic.  ��������� In Canada his activity has been  ...'"loo'almost identical  with   that   of  ��������� the King himself. King Edward  | VII since ascending the throne  has  done   more  to allay little  ��������� ** ,,    ���������  irritations   with   other powers  and establish  a  better feeling,  W^^^^o^tu.t^^o^^ than alh the  British  diplomats  Per Year   Six ��������� Months.   .Advertising .Rates'  Measurement, 12 lino* to.the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  $7.00 for 00-day notices, and -*5.u0 for 30-day  notices. . ,  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion, '2a cents for  -       each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch  CORRESPONDENCE.  t <���������  cents per line for each suosequen  ���������Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per mouth  SI.:.'.���������>��������� over 1 inch -nut up to i inches, $1.00  per inch porinonth. To constant advertisers  taking- larger space/than four-inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on si/.c of space and length  of time. ���������   ��������� .  ��������� Advertisements will be changed once every  , month if advertiser doxircs, without any.extra  -. charge. For changes oftoncr than oncoa'iiionth  '"the  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates. :  A. ftlEQRAW, Alanajring tiditor.  Full Moon  17th  ��������� *  Last quav.  2,-ith.  L90S  'S&'Js?'^."**.  MAR.  Now Moon  2nd  First .quar.  ilth.  1008  I  !  Sun. Alon. Tlies..Weil. 'Thu. Fri. Sat.]  i  s  '15.  22  29  ��������� 2  10  23  30  ���������-'*���������  10  17  21-'  31  4  11  IS  o  12  10',.  20'  6  IS  20  27  1(-  2S  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  at foreign courts or at home  had accomplished iii quarter of  a century. In like manner Lord  Grey . hit on a " happy idea,  prompted by a broad generous  spirit-when- he -restored to the  United States, a painting of  Benjamin Franklin which "Jiad  been Captured by his lordship's  war-like ancestors during the  war of the revolution and carried to England. Such gracious  actions, although they may be  trivial in themselves, when done  in that kindly spirit, are always  calculated to better the relations subsisting between the  two countries. His present happy idea of promoting a- tercentenary celebration in the-prov  ince ������f Quebec, of the landing,  of Ghamplain, is bound to promote even .greater harmony between the French and English  in our own Dominion.  Hedley, 13. C. -March 9, 190S.  Editor Gazette, , ���������    \.'  Hedley, B. C.,���������  Dear Sir: AVith reference to the  item regarding the Methodist Sunday  Schools which appeared in last  week's Gazette, I beg to state that  there, was no "old debt" when the  Sunday school was closed some months  before. On the contrary there was a  balance of $6.50 in the treasury.  On Mr.' HibbeYt's' advice, I ordered  the. supplies for the coming year, so  that they would be here ready for Mr.  Jones, mi his arrival, to carry on the  school without-interruption; but these  were to be paid for during this Conference year out of the Sunday, school  funds.  Yours Respectfully,  Mrs. Caldwell.  I&36  THE BANK OF  1908  Ozie of the  beneficial  results  from   tiie    agreement   reached  . between the '-.Grand Trunk Pacific and the province  of British  .-���������Columbia"is -that the railway  is compelled by its agreement  ���������with the local government to  beinn "work of-construction not  .letter than June and cany it  on to   completion Without  ces-  -���������' sation within the bounds of the  province.' It is now about four  years since the company gave  out unreservedly that they  were to have building well  under way ��������� in this province  within a year, and they authorized local public men to make  that statement. Men like senator Templeman .who ' did so,  have been placed.by the G. T. P.  in a false position iu regard to  the matter. The bargain,finally  arrived at has been ' more ' or  less of a compromise, and while  the local government have had  to make some' concessions, tlie  railway company have had to  concede more. Where there is  genuine desire on both sides to  bridge over any difficulty that  may stand in the way of agreement,- and a spirit of give and  take, it is not often  that  there  is failure to reaeii  understanding  h   a   basis   of  News comes from the coast  that unemployed men in Vancouver who are being fed at the  expense of the city have refused to go out to Cloverdale  to work on the V. V. & E. railway grade, because,, the wages  are too low, although they have  been ottered free transportation  to the work. The wages, $1.75  per day, may, seem very small  in comparison with what has  been paid in this country, and  yet it seems difficult to understand how any healthy man  with r.he spirit or* pride that is  expected to go with true manhood, would think of eating the  bread of public charity even for  a single day when there is op-  nortunitv given him to earn  even as much a-s the price of  the meals supplied to him. Evidently the old standards of self-  respect and manly independence of those in full possession  ofx.their physical powers are  changing from Avhat- they were  in the clays of Robbie Burns,  whose whole incentive for getting wealth was  "Not to store it in a, sack.  Nor spend on train attendant;  ��������� But. for the. glorious privilege  Of being independent."  To the Editor,     ���������    ���������;���������������������������������������������-���������  Hedley Gazette,��������� 0.  Sir,:   Will you kindly make������the following .."statement through; your columns.   The Sunday school of which I  ���������������������������������.'������������������  sun.,superintendent .-is . intended   for  children of all denominations whose  parents are desirous -of their having  Sunday school training.  Through the courtesy of Rev. J. J.  Jones it is held in the .Methodist church.  The debt referred to in '-your last  issue was not left by:Mrs. Caldwell as  she left a surplus of $6.50, but was a  debt of $12.67 for papers ordered for  the cu.rianb. year, which were taken  over by the union Sunday school until  they could, obtain literature of their  own. -For this purpose. ��������� a meeting of  the mothers of'pupils was held March  4th at-which the literature for ,the  next six -.months was selected.    I am,  Sir, . .-'     ������������������, '���������������������������������������������  .'���������'���������  Yours very respectfully,  "Mrs. W.J. Forbes.   ,  This Bank lias a record behind it of nearly.' three quarters of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until they now exceed #50,00(j,006.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. 'U DRAFTS bought and  sold. " *U Sale Notes cashed or taken for collection.  U Money Orders and Letters of Credit issued, payable in the leading cities of the world.  Escrows in connection with Mining Deals given special  attention.      ' ��������� ' ",:     ���������"    ':..-'���������  Hedley   Branch,    -   -   L. G. IVlacHaffie, ^Manager  j&B00e06������-SOGO9tt>2���������^^  Established 1859  CAPITAL AND RESERVE, $5,000,000  Head Ofwcis :   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  TO BRANCHES IN CANADA  |  Keremeos Brancii,   -   -   J./LfLRome, Manager &  FBVBtmBmESZSSSSS  rvsrszzszs:  HasnsssE:  ���������aa-Bam  Esma  HOTEL.  i^uMEEN  B. 6.    A beautiful phenomenon was witnessed on Monday night. It was the  aureole or circle of radiance surrounding the 1110011 about an hour or so before its setting. This was no ordinary  circle around the moon, but had all the  regularity of form aud coloring .of-tlie  lunar rainbow.' The writer has witnessed a lunar rainbow, which is in it-  lf a rare sight. Tn this ease'the distinct prismatic coloring was much the  same, but instead of then* being concentric arches as in the rainbow, these  were concentric circlets,  and   with   ra-  seen in the ordinary circle around  moon.  the  It is not often that a Gover-  ,- nor-general in Canada takes  the initiative in any movement  touching the internal affairs of  the Dominion, but Lord Grey,  the present incumbent of^ the M!  office, is not trammelled either  with precedent or tho lack of it.  In   this   respect   he  occupies  a  -position among tho representa- j '*���������'"'������ much smaller than is generally  tives of the Crown that is quite  distinctive, and his innovations  or activities aro tempered with  a saving sense of good judgment and tlie eternal fitness  of  i  things that makes every move  on liis part popular. The reason why they are popular is that  they commend themselves to  the people as being the proper  thing, and instead of suspicion  or resentment at the unaccustomed exercise of royal prerogative, a sense of gratitude accompanies the commendation.  Lord Grey is a practical man ;  eminently original and full of  the activitv that must initiate.  [L.S.] JAMES DUNSMUIR,  Lieutenant-Governor.  ��������� '    CANADA,   '"���������.  PROVINCE  OF BRITISH: COLUMBIA.  EDWARD .thc SEVENTH, by tho Grace of  God, of the United Kingdom of Great  Britain arid, Ireland, and of the British  Dominions beyond the Seas, .KING, Defender of the Faith, Emperor,of India.  To all to whom these presents shall eornc,���������  GREETING.   - .. '  A PROCLAMATION.  W. J. Uowsek, Attorney-General.  WHEREAS, by Section 0, of the "Ganic:  Protection Act, 1898," as re-enacted by Section  10 of the "Game Protection Act, Amendment  Act, W05," it is enacted that it shall be lawful  for the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, by  Proclamation to be published in two successive  issues of the British Columbia Gazette, to  declare a close season for geese in any part of  tho Province, for any period of time ; and  Whereas Our said Lieutenant-Governor, by  and with the adyicc of his Executive Council,  has been pleased to direct, by an Order in  Council in that behalf, a close season for geese  within the County of Kootenay, until and including the 81st day of August, one thousand,  nine hundred and eight.  Now KNOW YE therefore, that in pursuance thereof, -we do hereby proclaim a close  season for Geese within tho County of Kootenay, until and including the 31st day of August,  one thousand nine hundred and eight.  IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, Wo have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent  and the Great Seal of the said Province to  be hereunto affixed:  WITNESS,  His Honor JAMES DUNSMUIR,  Lieutenant-Governor'of Oursaid Province  of British Columbia,   in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this liltU day of  February,   in the year of Our  Lord   ono  thousand nine hundred and eight, and in'  the eighth year of Our Reign.  By Command,  HENRY ESSON YOUNG,  !)-2 Provincial Secretary.  TnE.  LEADING  -HOTEL��������� OF  TnE, .SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly'first class  in-'every respect, bJing equipped with all  modern conveniences���������electric light,   tele-  House and Lot For Sale.  'pllE UNDERSIGNED will sell at a bargain  -*���������     his house and lot on Ellis Street. Hedley.���������  a four-roomed  dwelling and  good  lot in  the  most convenient portion of tlie town.  .Apply to,  S-f> GEO. H. SI [ELDER, Hedley.  phone, baths, etc.  Rate's moderate.  W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  BBEoil  .���������������imilWtir.lMJ-[,lMI������M'.������Ul-ra''������*^^  'fts^-tfaUfcfc'^-iafcfcs^ssfc^  ���������  WHEN YOU HANKEE FOR  X  %  ft  X  X  X  ft  X  .ft  i  ft  ft  K ' j*  x  St.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  x  K  x  &  X  X  X  X  X  CALL UP  IRMQIVE No. S  AND  TELL YOUR WANTS-TO-  K0 J0 EMflOSm  v1������ IMteKw  NOTICE.  ft is not often that genuine Irish  shamrock in bloom is available for St.  Patrick's Day, but Miss Megraw of the  Gazette sea ft' has one. The plants  were sent her last fall by a friend, in  Graven hurst, Ontario, and they have  thriven well ever since, with the result that they are now in bloom.  There is a, popular notion that the  shamrock is not a flowering plant, but  this is a mistake, and the poet who in  addressing it wrote:  "Hast thou no flower, 1 sadly said,  And has thou -naught to show.  Save this thy high and Heavenward hope.  Save this thy native woo?"  seems to have fallen into  the same error.    The shillaleh is  the  only  thing  lacking for   a    genuine St. Patrick's  Day celebration.  ���������SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DisTiucT ok Vai.k.  "TAKE NOTICE thnt J. P. B11rnyo-.1t. of Vcr-  J-       lion. 1-5. (.'., oeenpiition���������engineer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described land :���������  CotuuK'iu'iitg at a pout planted at the N. W.  corner of Lot lO.'l S. thence south -10 chains,  thence west "ill chains, thence north JO chains,  t'nence eistUl) chains to initial post, eontiiining  Si) acres.  JOHN PURVIS BURNVKAT.    .  Dated J a ntiiiry U-itli, 11103. , 3-10  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN  LAND DISTRICT.  PlKTISICT OF   V.U.K.  TTAKE NOTICE that J,   Christopher A. Mc-  ���������*���������       Donald, of Keremeos, occupation���������real  estate dealer, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at, a post planted about'25 chains  west of the south-east corner of Lot 167, Group  1, Osoyoos District, thence west '20 chains,  thence south '20 chains, thence east 20 chains,  thence north 20 chains to point of commencement.  CHIl'STOI'llKR A li-x\\nder McDoxauj  Dated January 18th, 1008. 3-10    , THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH   12,   1908.  THE  x  ft  ft  X  s  x.  X  I  $  I  1  i  "itf  ���������x  *-:  1  Great Norihern  Hotel  Princeton  Is nptccl over tho entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :       and bar.       :   :   :   :  All tho wants of tho travelling  public ' carefully  attended   to.  5  X  *  i  i  -.1  S  Town and Distrid;.  -.���������w^^i^R^^^^^^^^siswiy^ttattt^iwe  Travelling fWi6:  If you want, a  good stable  ���������and prime feed  for your horse  ��������� : call on  : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,   -   -   B. C.  -*���������������������������������������������������������������������,���������  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  Livery, Feed k Sale Staples   ��������� HEDT.EY,��������� U. C. -'  IT A good stock of Horses and Rigs .on  Hand.    If Orders -for* Teaming  projiiptly attended to.  WOOD, FOB   SALE!  The Nicola Herald has been moved  to Merritt.  Fred Richardson, traveller for" the  Ames Holden Co. was in town last  week.  Keremeos bachelors are reported to  be arranging a dance for St. Patrick's  night.  Send for our descriptive Catalogue  of Nursery stock. Address,���������The  Riverside Nurseries, Grand Forks, B.C.  Mrs. Giles arrived in Hedley on  Tuesday night from Sand Point, Idaho, to see her daughter, Mrs. S. E.  Hamilton.  Bob white quail suffered during the  winter in the vicinity of Looinis.- Cold  and hunger proved-too much for many,  of them. *  Superintendent Cunningham in  charge of the V. V. & E. graing force  took a run up to Princeton at the end  of last week.  Miss Lowndes went to Keremeos  this week to make arrangements for  taking music pupils there in addition  to her Hedley'class. See. her card in  another column.  Miss Elliott, Kingston Ave., does-all  kinds of plain sewing, mending, pressing and renovating gentlemen's clothing <&c. Orders may be left with Mrs.  Lyon.  Mr. D. M. French and daughter, of  Portland, Oregon, passed through on  Friday to Princeton. Mr. French is  an old time resident of Princeton, but  has been away for a number of years.  The Oroville Gazette reasoning by  analogy from the journalistic needs of  the Similkameen is of opinion that a  hen hasn't much use for a bathing  suit���������or maybe it was the other way  about.  Anyone having books in their possession belonging to the provincial  lending library are requested to return them to Mr. J as. Clarke, acting  librarian, on or before Saturday,  March 21st.���������C. E. Olivek, Trustee.  An impromptu birthday parts'* for  Mrs. G. P. Jones, was given'  by   Mrs.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  'Phone 11.  -   INNIS  BROS.   Proprietors.  rt  E  '.IA/ ei t c t������ m es. ke r  . ir-a BE. E3> jL SETV, B . "c.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  .  Planlst-'and-Accompanist  Certificated-��������� Royal Collcprc of Music,  London; and pupil'of Hon- Goatee, Saxc-  Weiinar, Germany, will*receive pupils  at her residence.   Terms on application.  Miss Lov.wdks, Daly Avenuo, Hedley. ���������  Mar  -    .DRESSMAKING  "PHE UNDERSIGNED has moved  ���������"��������� to Hedley and is prepared to do  Dress-making after the latest styles.  Orders will he taken at the liouso next  door north of the Hotel Similkameen.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  7-      ' Mrs. M. L. SOUKUP.  Mar  ���������^^^������^a-������^toc-?a,Q^i5^1������^'^^qoG^l3i3^%<a^^������3  X  K  x  x  x  X  X  -,?,***&&*  - *iW*J3**3JJB5jj5-������,  "8S5^5^i*������^'v!?^*-s  X  .X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ���������x  X  s  X  K  s  X  ���������H  X  H  x  :X  s  $ X  Great Northern  Hotel  A new liouso containing more hod  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first- class.    Rates   moderate.  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor  X  X  ���������s  X  x  X  X  X  X  X  ������������������*  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  -5  ���������5  X  X  X  X  X  Brass on Monday evening when a few  were gathered in. The company not  .knowing just the right number, Mrs.  J. was only given 16 thumps to make  sure of not over-running it.  Mr. J. E. Elkins, of the well-known  real estate firm of Elkins Bros., Van-,  couver, arrived in town on Tuesday  night from tho Boundary country.  Mr. Elkins reports that business on  the coast is in a very flourishing state  indeed, while'affair's in the Boundary  district seem to be picking up.  Mr. G.SP. Jones Snpt. of the Yale  Mining Co. returned on Wednesday  of last week from a trip to Rossland  and the Boundlvry. During his trip  he had the opportunity of inspecting  the. underground workings of the Le  Roi and Centre Star in Rossland and  the Granby mines at Phoenix.  The Northwest Supply Co., a mail  order establishment which operated  from Winnipeg and whose affairs  were aired in the courts, was shown to  have victimized over-confiding western  would-be purchasers to-the tune of  over $17,000 for cash received on orders that were never filled.  Now that the snow has gone and  the ground has dried up nicelv, strolls  about the outskirts of the town are  popular. One change that is remarked  by all is that'of the removal of the old  log fence between the town and the  Indian reservation. It is understood  that the Indians are shortly to build a  wire fence.  We regret to learn that Mrs. S. E.  Hamilton, who for'~the greater part of  the winter has been confined to the  house with grippe and rheumatism,  was on Thursday last stricken Impartial paralysis. On Monday they  moved to the dwelling on Webster St.  just vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Logsdon.  This change to a. drier and sunnier lo- Meiin  cation was recommended by the doctor to hasten recovery.  The Gazette editor was pleased to  receive from our absent postmaster,  Mr. F. M. Gillespie, a picture post card  from Madeira, ft was one of those  quaint languorous pink and indigo  productions, giving a view of Madeira  harbor, but in "espaco reservudo a  correspondencia" there was hiyu too  'little correspond, especially when the  post stamp showed that they had  soaked him for 20 reis on a post card.  Evidently they took him for a blooniin'  tourist and were trying to take not  only a rise but 20 reis out of him,  which was unkind of my dearie to do.  Come home. Gillespie; the girls in  Hedley would treat you better than  that; besides vv*e'rc going to have a  daily mail bimoby and we're wanting  Mr. Cavers arrived here on Friday,  and will remain for a week or ten  days. '��������� *'  The Keremeos Land Co. is putting  lumber on several'of the fruit lots for  laterals.  Korah Mattice was confined to his  bed for a week with pleurisy. He -is  now on the mend.  Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Clark of Green  Mountain were here for part of two  days last week.  Mr. Maloan, Jr. spent part of two  days in Keremeos and returned to  Fairview on Monday.  Is Keremeos to have a graded school ?  This question should be answeied in  the affirmative.  Who took the beer and wine from  Mr. Kirby's cellar at the old town ?  More than lads had to do with this.  Mr. Hourland, manager of the Oregon Nursery at Keremeos returned  from his holiday trip and is resiste.ied  at the Central hotel.  The Sunday School, on and after  Sunday loth, will meet at 10 a. m. in  Keremeos town halt. Bible class at  the same hour.  Rev. Mr. Cameron's buck-saw will  now hang on the peg for a term. A  V. V. <te E. friend deposited a load of  dry wood, ready for the heater, at his  house, on Friday.  On Saturday Mrs. Shaw and Miss  Armstrong collected $103 for the cemetery fund. The money will be used to  fence part of the land given by the  government and to make other improvements in it.  The. Rev. Mr. Conn of Hedley will  exchange pulpits with Rev. Mr Cameron next Sunday, Mr. Cameron taking  the appointment at Princeton, and Mr  -Conn here at 11 a. m. in Keremeos hall  and 7:30 p. m. in the School house.'  vTbe mail that should come by V. V.  & E. for Keremeos Station and Keremeos Centre, from Vancouver and C.  P. R. main line oast of Rockies still  comes by Penticton. It is high time  -the P. O. department sent out instructions, for the proper distribution of the  mails. ,  <*������������������������������������*>���������. ������������������������*���������������������<������<>��������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<X������������<><K>^ -e>-<8> ���������*%  t  Do You Wanfe  i  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Mar. 7:  mm ii  of the latest Style,  Cb������9 Fit* and Finish  that cosl he procured   ?   ?    ?���������   ?  ha  Tf you do, yon should  a* it made bv  IEq Campfeel  i������f������������  This firm's Mndo-lo-  Measm-e Clothing is recognized as tlie best produced'  in Canada, and we personally guarantee that you  will be pleased with anything bought from, them  through us. .Wo are  their sole agents.  Their large range of  spring samples have just  arrived, and we invite you  to come and look theui  over.  SciPa  &������*>.'\  a������?l  ^^<&<&<&^-4&^<&^&^^^&&^^>^<&&4fr4!^<&-$>^^><&4fr<.!p. OO-tiX**^*'.  eremeos r% tsw  Now On the' Market.  i ownsit-w  o-.  -Minimum  18  0  1  -3  7  12  ���������22  AT THE MIME.  Maximum  1 .. 34  2 .1 35  3 .. 32  4 .. 38  5 .. 34  6 ���������   .. 38        .  7 ..        4-1 .    ;.  Average maximum temperature 3-1.71  Average, minimum    -     do 8.14  ���������Mean temperature     '  ��������� '              21.42  Rainfall for the week   .     inches.  Snowfall       ������'..,. "1.        ��������� "     -  COKRESPOXDING V/EISIC 01? LAST ���������YJ3AK  Highest maximum temperature-44  Average maximum  Lowest-minimum.  Average minimum  Mean  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  38  ..     .38  36  37  30  30  ..44  Average maximum temperature 37.S5  Average minimum do 19.71  Mean do 27.78  Rainfall for the week     .     inches  Snowfall for the week 1. "  coHRKSr-oxr-m; wkkk ok last ykau  Highest maximum temperature 49.  Average do do 45.42  Lowest minimum do 20.  do do 23.71  do 31,50 .  The V. V. <fc E. Railway Station will be in the^  centre of the town. *   ��������� '  Now is the time to get your lots, before the first  train  comes up the  valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just a. few  left.   Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  +J. .7. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100,  S200    ���������  and .^250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots S300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  taaKOgnoaMWiii. m ijm*uiiMUin-i,iM.. ipijj^cgfieCTm.^1 iwumttc  ' ���������������....j.,... .-  do  ���������   ���������   30.14  do  ��������� 0  do  ���������10.85  do  ��������� 23.50  Li*  Minimum  21  26  26  3S  10  12  , ,  25  in .JbLereineps -  STOP AT "''������������������-���������  v   '   ��������� TWEDDLE (Sb REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to. the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  ug^u^-ma-tfiijiK.M>H^������^^i.u!i^aai'Si  Average  Wii'HK'tlH'TO-E-'-I-'-'Ki^^  F" a i r fc> sl rj Iks - 7V1 o j-s &  -P  IP  ���������p  ���������T;  ������ <f~*%  If you want one this season, remember that we have*  supplied most of the successful irrigating outfits on  the western continent.  Take no chances *md save money.  We will install your plant under a definite guarantee.  Write ns now and give us time to do it.  TH"  7F  L  tcl.  Cara-a-cU-am F^-afrtoeirBlkLs Co  Uancouuer, Ei. <G.  MONTREAL TORONTp WIXXIPKG (..'ALGAIl'V.  COTIfi'--*i-faWl'f,UJ^  NOTICE.  Certificate of improvements.  Try  ���������nUWVWVflKSiS^ik.  JOHN JACKSON, Propriet,or  ���������.ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE!  you.  ������verijtliing New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  LONG SHOT, MAPLK LF.AK and SKLKIRK  Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mininp Division of Vales District. Where  located:   On Diviilcnd Mountain.  npAKIC NOTtCF. that L Chas. A. Stocss, of  A Keremeos, actinK1 as afrent for "\V. J. Gar-  butt, Free Miner's Certillcat.o No. R 71500; X. .1.  CaviinaR-h. Free Miner's C.'ertiliento No. \i 7J!)0:  R. I). Mitchell. Free Miner's Certificate No. R  10052. intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mininsr Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section ���������''", must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.'  Dated this 15th day of January, A. P. 1SKJS.  8-10. C. A. STOESS.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  When   writing'    Advertisers,     Please  Mention the Gazette THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH  12,   1908.  ... Kangaroo  and Buffalo.  A curious contest between a kangaroo and a buffalo took place iu a large  zoological park in the north of England. The two animals, after breaking  loose from,their inclosure, met face to  face in an open space in the park.  Without any preliminary quarrel, the  bull made a furious onslaught on the  kangaroo, which at first contented itself with-.an endeavor to avoid the  charge.      ��������� ',       '  After a few moments, however, the  bull's attentions became altogether tob  personal to pass unrebuked. and, using  its hoofs us battering rams, the kangaroo belabored the buffalo in the most  effective manner. Roaring and bellowing, the irate buffalo made repeated  attempts to gore its antagonist to  death, but with scant success, the kangaroo proving a most "slippery" foe.  The fray waxed furious for over an  hom*; nt the end of which time the  buffalo retired, not before, however,  its carcass bore unmistakable signs  of the kangaroo's, attentions.'  Is  A  Good,  Safe  jHiiMici'iii.s   aj;������l  Reptllex.  "Doesn't that organist look like a  lizard?" said the biologist.  The music rolled forth in great, sweet  waves, and, rapt before his huge instrument, very still, his head, with its  long hair, thrown back, the organist  did indeed resemble a lizard remarkably.   ',.        .'... .  ���������'Musicians -��������� great musicians ��������� have  much in common with reptiles," the  biologist went on. "In all the animate  kingdom only reptiles are sensitive to  music, and only birds, which are nothing but feathered reptiles,: make music.  "Birds are reptiles that have put  forth wings and feathers. They sing,  and the wingless, featherless reptiles  sang, too. at one time, it is said. And  they still, the wingless ones, maintain  a fondness for song. Snakes and lizards will come forth readily from their  retreats to listen to music."  Will  Make  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate moun  tain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects.    It is the mining and business  centre of-the  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven,  ��������� small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; aud with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  For Those Who  Invest Now.  ������������������Purchase a few Lets before the Railway Comes  *GaNt Indian  Etiquette.  In India a letter sent to a native  ���������prince is often a very elaborate affair.  The paper is especially made for the  purpose and is sprinkled with gold  leaf. Only the last few hues of the  somewhat lengthy document contain  the purport of the letter, while the remainder is made up of the usual roundabout and complimentary phrases. It  Is folded in a peculiar way, with the  flaps outward and placed in a muslin  bag, and this latter into one of crimson aud gold tint, with a slipknot of  gold thread, attached to which is a  ponderous seal. The address, written  on a slip of parchment, is attached to  the outside bag. These details are very  important for polite letter writing in  India, and if any one of them was  omitted it would be an insult to the  person addressed.  For F^ull Particulars, JYietjps Etc.,  The  ��������� AF������F������*L-'Vr  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  City Townsite Co y, Ltd  HEDLEY, B.C.  THE KETTLE RIVERfBRlDGE.  .Banners   at   a   Chinaman'*   Funeral.  When a rich and important Chinaman dies his funeral is conducted with  much pomp and splendor. His friends  and relatives instead of sending  ���������wreaths send Innumerable banners.  These are made of white silk, with  Inscriptions beautifully worked In  black velvet, and express the sender's  good wishes to the deceased himself  or to the members of the family for  many generations. On the day of the  funeral these banners are carried by  hired men, who are all dressed alike  for the occasion. After the funeral,  "Which lasts several hours at the cemetery, is over the banners are all  brought back and eventually grace tho  rooms of the late Chinaman's house.  A Habit Stanley Had.  It was remarked of the late Sir H.  M. Stanley, during his last visit to  New York, that he stood all the time  with his back to the wall during receptions, instead of standing out  ���������where people would pass behind him.  Lady Stanley laughingly explained  that this was an old habit contracted  iu Africa; that Stanley always stood  with his back against a tree or a barricade when brought in contact with  the savages, and it had become such  a habit with him that he took that position no matter where he was.  A Kins Who Could Change the Wind  King Erricus of Sweden publicly  confessed that he was a sorcerer and  magician. He was tho owner of an  enchanted cap, which ho pretended enabled him to control the spirits and  change the direction of the winds at  pleasure. So firmly did his subjects  believe in the supernatural powers of  their ruler that when a storm arose  they would exclaim, "Ah, the king is  again wearing his magic cap!"  It Wa������n't Plate.  She was admiring the silver service.  "Family plate, I suppose?" she suggested.  Mrs.    De   Swell   drew   herself   up,  haughtily.  "Plate!" she exclaimed. "Plate!  There isn't a bit of that plate. It's  solid, every piece of it."  Descriptive.  Darkaway���������Did you make love to  any of the girls?  Clevorton���������Yes; one from Boston and  ono from Now Orleans.  "How was it?"  "Did you ever have chills and fever?"  The   Member for  Greenwood  Seeks to  Make   Trouble.  Early in the present session of the  legislature G. li. Naden, member for  Greenwood, moved for all papers and  correspondence, in connection with the.  Kettle River bridge. When the estimates were being considered, he made  au attack upon the government with  reference to the bridge, and demanded  an explanation of why Shnilkarneen's  appropriation was so much higher  than his appropriation for the Greenwood riding.  This brought Mr. Shatford to his  feet, and b3r way of convincing Mr.  Naden and the House that Similka-  meen's appropriation should be very  much in excess of that of Greenwood  riding he held up a map of Similkameen riding with Greenwood riding  showing as a little patch on one corner, looking for all the world like a  wart on the tail of a sturgeon.  1 "This will show the House how we  stand," said Mi*. Shatford, amid loud  applause from the Government side.  "You will see that the constituency of  Similkameen is about twenty times the  size of Greenwood, while the appropriation it has received is only about  six times that of Greenwood constituency. The district of Similkameen,  sir, is not only one of the largest, but  it is also one of the richest in the  Province. It is rich in agricultural  and fruit lands and minerals, and is  now being rapidly developed by railroad construction. Roads have to Be  opened up on every side that the settlers may get their produce to the  markets, and I consider the appropriation for my constituency is only a fair  one, and not at all too great for its  needs. And I want to say that as long  as I represent Similkameen I' will always see, if possible, that it gets fair  play."  Mr. Naden asked if the member for  Similkameen did not steal part of the  appropriation for Greenwood last year.  Mr. Shatford : "No, sir, the appropriation for Similkameen Avas spent in  Similkameen."  Again when the; supplementary estimates were up for consideration, Mr.  Nadeii returned to the attack, and  coast papers referred to the instance  as follows :  "In reviewing the supplementary  estimates later the Liberals again criticized item after item, Mr. Naden, of  Greenwood, again bringing, in the  Kettle River bridge, attacking the  Premier and Mr. Shatford, member  for Siinilkameen.  "Both debauched the constituency of  Similkameen with the promise of the  bridge that should be  in  Greenwood  riding.    I will tell the Premier it was  bribery pure and simple.  "'Tins is my eleventh session,' returned the Prenfier, 'and it is the first  time, that any member has seen fit to  charge, me with bribery and corruption. I will only say further in reply  to these ungentlemanly and unparliamentary remarks that I regret that  any member should so far forget himself, and I will add that I never made  any promise whatever to the electors  of Similkameen in this matter.'  "Mr. Shatford also denied the accusation."  It was very foolish of Mr. Naden to  play the baby in this manner.* He has  done himself no good by such a course  and he has done his own riding much  harm. As for Similkanieeiiy he has  shown the people in this riding that  he and his fellow Liberals in the House  are down on Similkameen riding and  begrudge it the appropriations for  public improvement which have been  made from session to session by the  McBride government. This is a feature that Similkameen can conveniently remember when the occasion conies  again that it should be remembered.  Mr. Naden knows very well that  Greenwood is a very small riding, and  that years ago it had all the roads  built that it needed. In fact there  were several years when roads were being needlessly duplicated in the Greenwood riding for no other apparent  reason than to get away with" the  appropriation. At various points between Greenwood and Rock Creek the  old roadbed was left for a. few rods  and a new one made that was not a  whit shorter and had no better road,  bed than the old���������in fact in some cases  not as good, as witnesss the deflection  at the west end of Ingram bridge.  Any fiasco in connection with the  Kettle River bridge at Rock Creek was  the result of Greenwood interference  with the work and plans of Chief Engineer Gamble, just as Greenwood's  interference with Gamble eight years  ago bungled the West Fork road,  squandering thousands of dollars of  the people's money, and keeping.them  out of a road for years until Shatford  and the McBride government came to  the rescue and built it for them for a  small part of the money that had been  wasted on it by W. C. Wells and  Gamble.  y&Wfr%ifa%i%t%m*w**w^^  The Commercial Hotel   ���������-���������.'   ';   ���������      Hedley,  B.C.   THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  ������c   McArthur (-& Guiney,   -   -Proprietors  s . .���������.,'���������:���������:  Hotel Keremeos  GEO; KIRBY, .n'anager.  First Class -in  Every llespect.     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