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 be We  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  .Vol. II.  No. 10.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, MAR  22, 1906.  $2.00, jn Advance.  WILLIAM E. BUR1HTT  BAnmSTEK,  SOLICITOR,  XOTAKY PU1ILIC,  COMMISSIONEU, ETC.  HE D L E V  B. C  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion-   and   Provincial  Land Suiiveyok.  .Orders may be left at Gazette office.  itlCDLEY,  THERE IS NO BACK-DOWN.  The Gazette's Money Is In the Hands of  Government Agent Hunter to Back  Up Its Position���������Now Let the  Star Put Up or Shut Up.  % H. ROGERS,  M.A., H.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCKK,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  A.   LOGAN   &   CO.  I -     (Sucscs-iois to Miller Bros.)  WATCHMAKERS and  JEWELERS  Repairing a Specialty.  Work Guaranteed.  MIDWAY and GREENWOOD,  B. C.  K  ������dw. G. Warren  EIe<ftrical Engineer and  , Cdntra<5tor  CREENWOOD,        -        B.  (Estimates Furnished on any Ei.kc-  trical Project for Power or Lie i it  ft fl. WRIGHT  BOOT &  SHOE   MAKER  hedleV, B.C.  iGrand Union  Hntol  HEDLEY, B. C.  [HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER & GLADDEN  :():-  Civil & Mining Engineers  :o:-  |Jfcfe/\L   ESTATE  1 ���������] HEDLEY, B. C.    '  The Star was very careful in throwing out its hundred, dollar hlufl", to  duly attach a string to tlie same, and  yvhen the-bluff was*called, its childish  attempt to wriggle out of the hole has  made it the laughing-stock of the  district.  B. C������ Tlie Gazette's statement of the issue  was sis broad as it was possible to make  it, and left ii<V chance for a back-out  without discredit'/ Tli'e Gazette still  stands- by that issue, and lias put up  the money to bring the matter to a  test.    Will the Star dare cover it 'i  /The Star's latest wriggle is ���������to pretend that its paragraph yvas not a stab  at Hedley, hut at Fairview. The  Star's paragraph said " more than the  next highest office in the Similkameen."  Now Fairview is not in the Similkameen but in the Okanagan. ..To wriggle  out of this again the Star will doubtlessly claim that it meant the Similkameen Electoral District. If the Star  had wanted to convey that meaning  it yvould have used the words "elector-  til district," for nobody in this valley  uses the term '��������� the Similkameen" in  any other sense than to include only  the country drained by the Shnilka;  meen river from its mouth at Oroville  to its headwaters above Princeton.  In his anxiety to sneak out of the  consequences of his rash bluff, the  Star Editor is neither kind nor fair to  1. v  Fairview.   Let its examine.  The Star's whole position ( both real  and pretended) is on a false premise,  viz., that the amount of money orders  and postal notes paid at a point where  a government office is placed, has anything to do with the.importance or  prosperity of a place in.-.comparison  yvith   others   not  similarly, situated.  In   no   instance   can'   this   be   better  shoyvn  than  to  take  the Star's oyvn  examples and contrast the ty\ro places,  Princeton   and  Fairview,' at'various  periods during   the   past ten   years.  Both   yvere   government   offices,  and  both had paying mines 25 miles or so  distant; for Fairvieyv.had the Cariboo,  and other properties at Camp McKinney   boosting >its   money order payments, ..while  Princeton  has  had the  Nickel Plate at Hedley.    Of the tyvo.  Fail-view shows to the better advantage, foi Fairvieyv at times had a payroll of its oyvn and for tyvo years Fairvieyv lia������i lost the help of CampMcKin-  ney (noyv almost deserted)-'while for  the same  time  the Nickel Plate  has  been  keeping alive both  Hedley and  Princeton.    In spite of this the gross  revenue   of   Fairvieyv    is   $569.17   as  against -,$IH8.13  for   Princeton  and  $901.30 for Hedley.   (The Hedley postmaster infouns us thtit the revenue is  noyv over $100 pel, month )  If the Star had yyanted to give Fairvieyv a squat e deal, that is the column  it should h.-.u;e.contiasted, for tlie gross  revenue of a. post office is a fair indication of the importance of a place,  while' the amount of money orders  paid indicates nothing but the diligence  of the tax collector in raking'in the  taxes.- ' ' -       .  Cornered at every point, which way  yvill the Star turn noyv? Meanwhile  'there is .$100 up-to hack the Gazette's  statement that the Star's paragraph  " yvas a dishorn-st paragraph published  with intent to deceive the public."  Moral���������if you don't want a bluff to  hurt you too had y, just hook a logging  DISCUSSING RAILWAY  A Public Meeting Deals With  Important Matters for the  Town and Kicks for  BAILWAY ON NORTH SIDE  THE MASQUERADE BALL.  The Maple Lent ��������� ���������..������������������> : r.vc Fitting Wind-  Up to So resrosi Season.  Various Phases of the Situation Considered���������Meeting a Unit on Necessity fcr  .   Immediate Action-Resolution Passed.  It being learned-from  authoritative  source that .mother raihvay fight yvas  on at Ottawa in which the interests of  the toyvn of Hedley wore vitally effected, ,a public meeting yvas held on Monday night in Fraternity Hall to discuss  the   situation and devise ways   and  means to protect the toyvn from being  side-tracked by the only raihvay. that  reallv can be counted on to build,  The  languor yvhich seems of late to have  characterized C. P. R. forces yvorking  eastward from Spence's Bridge taken  together with apparently authentic reports in Coast papers that the connection in the Boundary and Coast route  is to be made with  the   main   line  at  Sicamous by means of the S. & O. and  branch from Midway to Penticton, instead of at Spence's Bridge via the Similkameen, is not reassuring to dwel-  lers in the Similkameen.   "When therefore it became known that the 0. P. R.  had induced the Minister of Railways  and Canals to withdraw   approval   of  the V. V. & E.   plans   at   Hedley   to  build on the North side   of   the  river,  the instinct of self  preservation   ever  potent to arouse a spirit of fight, made  the people disposed to resent this treatment, and hence the meeting.  A. Megraw, as convener, called  the  meeting to order and after outlining  #  Hh  Hi'  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hint  \Hi  lib  Bvi  iiti  ha  til  JHi  Mi  hi  ������  mi  jjeeees-:eseses-:ses-:fes������s-������sss;6s%  MRS. G. U.-LY  Has a Full Line of  chain on to it before you send it out.  [Residents of Princeton yvho have  not had a chance to sec both sides of  this "postal rel"i*ns" controversy and  yvho may yvant the *.vli<>'.��������������� truth to enable' Cieni to judg-, yvill he supplied  from this office yvith copies of the  Gazette if they yvill send us their ad-  rhe. snpp.y    > '��������� '.������������������.-c. hack miiii-  and  SHOES  ������ ! dress  '"   f ���������nil  fl������i hers is limil'-d I-   tt   ���������-*���������   will  be cheor-  jjj j fully furuishe : as far .-    < hey yvill go.]  (���������?! :        '         -������.   fr   Geo.   (,'ochr. ne    returned   from   the  <f������  m  HEDLEY,   B.   C.  m  m  Coast on Thursday last, yvhere he  has  been for a couple of months.  ���������yvn on Fri-  W. r'\ Atli-'tt' n wa    -  day   last.   Mr.   .-Athet .     i-   putting  more improv������������������m-. - t ' 'Mich  at  Athe.rton's ( orncj,  an. i"PP'i������g  ���������with   him, 'Mr. Bart'e ���������   gliter,  formerly of liann to- , ��������� lai are  looking ii]) a desirn-b e      en-    o.  the situation and explaining, reasons  for calling meeting, asked those present to elect a chairman and proceed  to business.  Angus  Stewart yvas   elected chairman and A. Megraw secretary.  It wits decided that a resolution  should be passed to show both tlie  Minister* of Railways and Canals anel  tlie Raihvay Commission that the people of Hedley had only one opinion as  to the location of the line and that  yvas for the north side of the river.  The Daly Reduction Company yvas rd-  presented at the meeting by the Secretary of the Company, Mr. C. A Crawford, who .in the interests of the Company yvas strongly in favor of the  meeting taking action to protect the  interests of both" the town and the  Company.  It yvas moved   by 0.' A. .Crawford,  seconded by George Sproule   that  Whereas the whole of the toyvn of  Hedley as yvell as the industries upon  yvhich the toyvn subsists,' tire located  on the north side of the Similkameen  river and very great loss and inconvenience yvould result if the line of the  Vancouver Victoria and Eastern Rail-  vay yvere built on- the opposite side of  the river instead of coming through  the toyvn, and  Whereas future development of  mining properties is expected to bring  the main bulk of tonnage from properties* up Tyventy Mile Creek and on  Nickel Plate Mountain and the Camps  north and east, all of yvhich must find  their outlet at Hedlev.  It is therefore resolved that- the citizens of Hedley in mass meeting assembled request the Hon. minister of Rail-  yvays and Canals to approve the plans  of the Vancouver, Victoria, and Eastern Raihvay to build on the north side j  and grant such other facilities as may  be necessary to suourc that end. Carried unanimously.  xV committee consisting of A. Mes-*-  rayv, R. G. Shier and W. .1. llenilersini  yvere appointed to draft and circulate  a petition lo the.same end. to be for-  yvardad yvith the resolution to Ottayva  so as to obtain tlie expression of those  yvho yvere not at the meeting as   well.  Ceo. Abels and his wife, of Seattle,  arrived in toyvn on Saturday evening.  Mr. Abels is a first-class barber, and  basset up his chair in the rear of Hair-  sine's billiard hall until more suitable  premises are secured. Mr. and Mrs.  Abels have taken up their residence in  \V. Suter's cabin.  The masquer, de ball yvith which the  Maple Leaf Dan-nig Club of Hedley  brought to an 'en 1 the festivities of  the yvinter seas t, yvas made an event  worthy of the orcai-i-m.  About fit*<y couples, yvere present,  and during the fore part of the evening  the floor yv., , reserve .f >r maskers.  i The hah yvas tastefully decorated.for  the. occasion and the music supplied  by Mis. SV. II. Smith and W. Hill Avas  in every respect satisfactory to the  dancers.  ' The maskers, for t'.e most part, took  particular pains with   their costumes  and as a result some  excellent character representations were seen.   Only  in one or tyvo instances yvas a tendency  to,undue coarseness displayed in costume   or   roughness   in    deportment.  There yvere but few instances of dui>li-  cation, the only  ones  being' "Night"  by Mrs. Bowerman  and Miss Mattie  Stott,   "Queen of  Hearts"  by Misses  Olson and Marion Smith, and "Hedley  Gazette"  by Mrs. Dcardorff and Miss  Josie Nelson,  both  of whom did the  Gazette credit and to whom the Gazette bows acknowledgements for the  compliment paid.     There were some  instances in which the character to be  represented  yvas admirably costumed  but   indifferently   acted,   and   others  yvhere tho costuming and acting were  alike good.    Among the latter might  be . mentioned   the   " Squaws ">,    the  "Blind Beggar", and the "unfortunate  parent of the twins."   The "Gold Dust  Twins"   costumed their part particularly yvell but should not have separated  for   the   grand  march and lost  other "opportunities' of /'currying out  the part taken.   Many of the important   costumes,  'while elaborate  and  showv, yvere more or less nondescript.  Folloyying  is a  list of the maskers  and the parts taken :  E. Nelson, U.S. Soldier.   .  Mrs. E. Nelson, Blind Beggar.  J. E. Gibbon, Citizen.  Mrs. J.  E. Gibbon,  Marv  Queen  of  Scots.  T. H. Rotherhain, Poor Unfortunate  Husband.  Mrs. T. H. Rotherham, Rough Rider.  Mrs. Boeing and ivliss Elliott, Squaws.  Mrs. Boyverman, Night.  Mrs. Schubert. Old Lady.  Mrs. Henderson, Red Cross Nurse.  Mrs. Deardorf, Hedley Gazette.  Miss Ireland, Cleopatra.  Miss M. Stott, Night,  Miss Jackson, Good Luck.  Miss Nelson, Hedley Gazette.  Miss Dolly Johns, Gypsy Girl.  Miss M. Frisch, Italian Girl.  Miss Olson, Queen of Hearts.  Miss Emily Jackson, Floiver Girl.  Miss Smith, Queen of Hearts.  Eddie Mott and Roy Jamieson, Tyvo  Little Girls in Blue.  R. E. Hemory,   Fool.  ' Frank Bailey, Midshipman Easy.  Austin Henderson. Clown.  J. P. Watson and Chas. Henderson,  Gold Dust Twins.  Chas. O. Day. Somnambulist.  A. McDermott, Sweet Caporal.  C. A. Brown, Purple Prince.  Bert Schubert, Milk Maid.  Ci. M. Bennett.  Spanish Gentleman  .J as. M. Cody, Coyy Boy.  Alfred Gould, .John Bull.  Angus Stewart, N. W. M. P.  Elmo Henderson,   Spanish Cavalier,  Victor Ryder, Happy Hooligan.  Bert Irwin, Cloyvn.  Carl Mairsine. Base Ball Player.  Geo. A. Young, Golfer.  John Love. Union Jack.  J. K. Campbell. Green Courtier.  Gus Jackson, Dutch Louie.  Ben Lake. Swell Coon.  J. C. Hayvkin, Nigger Wench.  F. McArthur. Lord Chesterfield.  Among outsiders attending the ball  yvere Mr. and Mrs. Dell. Young, Geo.  I A. Young. Vic. Rydei* and N. Houston,  from Princeton, while Fred Richardson, t he . popular representative for  the Amos-Tlolden Co., yvho yvas in  toyvn, yvas present,  An excellent lunch contributed by  1 the ladies, yvas served at 12 o'clock.  Dancing yvas continued until H o'clock  a. in. Paul Broaclhage'n yvas floor  manager and the judges yvere J. R. C.  Cootes, Geo. Boyvernian and Dell  Young.  The prizes yvere awarded as folloyvs :  Best  Fancy Costume,  Ladies. Mrs.  Rotherham.  Best Fancy Costume, Gents, Mr.  A. McDermott.  Best Comic Costume, Victor Ryder.  Best' Sustained Character, Ladies,  Miss Elliott and Mrs. Bowerman.  Best Sustained Character, Gents,  Mr. Rotherham.  Best Waltzers. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson.  NOTES.  The Maple Leaf Club acknowledges  with thanks the efforts of the ladies in  contributing'to -the excellent lunch  served, also the door-keeper for faithful service rendered.  The Klootchmen's basket of cultus  iktas for the sick papoose, and the  heroic, stolidity with yvhich they squatted out the performance made them  easy winners. It yvas surely a severe  trial to keep quiet so long.  Lord Chesterfield, courtly and de-  bonaire, was a commanding figure.  Miss Stott's costume "Night" was  much admired.  ' The Gold  Dust Twins  are   not as  black ������ts they were painted.  The "Tyvo Little Girls in Blue" yvere  mashers; or at all events that is what  any one would think whose toes yvere  trodden on by the larger of the tyvo.  Mary Queen of Scots and Gypsy  Girl were in the running but. didn't  quite manage to win out.  BOARD OF TRADE.  Meeting Held To  Deal  With   Railway  ,    Matter.  At the close of the public meeting  on Mondav night the member*-- of the  Board of Trade yvere asked to remain,  for a meeting of the Board.  Mr. J. D. Brass, vice-president, occupied the chair.  The only business before the meeting  yvas the railway question, and the fol- *  lowing resolution was passed.  1  Moved by F. H.  French, seconded  by Angus Stewart, that  Whereas it litis been learned, that  there is a possibility that the V. V.&E.  Railway Co. may be refused the right  ���������to-locate their line on the North side  of the Siniilkantcen River, on yvhich  the toyvn of Hedley is situated ;  And whereas, serious loss yvould result to the toyvn by reason of expense  in bridging a difficult stream like the  Similkameen River, and in maintenance of said bridges should the road  be built on the south side, yvhich is  fully a mile distant:  And yvhereas not only the works of  the Daly Reduction Co. and the Nickel  Plate Mine, but of most of the other  important mining properties, which  must furnish the main voltim ��������� of business for a raihvay, are situated on the  north-side of the river, and consequently are to be most benefitted by  allowing the raihvay to pass through  the toyvn of Hedlev :  And yvhereas the sum of .$5000 has  been appropriated by the Provincial  Government to build a wagon road up  Tyventy Mile Creek, yvhich will bring  the ores of the .various camps in the  basin of Tyventy Mile and on Nickel  Plate Mountain to Hedley for shipment .*  Therefore, be it resolved that this  meeting request the Hon. Minister of  Raihvays and Canals to approve the  plans of the.. V. V. ������fc K. Raihvay to  build their line on the north side of  the river. ���������Carried.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The folloyvin.  ing  temperature,  etc  are the readings shoyv-  for  the  yveek  ending-  M.  ire  ���������hi  7th  ���������  VT  J'Hl  : MIXK  .  Jlaxiiiinin  Minimum  Mar 11  7  7  12  5  ��������� S  i:-s  5  0  14  14  -12  '     15  Or  -4  10  :To  5  . ["  21  13  Snoyvfa  11 t  ot  yveek  -!.  no  les  11  50  12  21  Li  25  1.4  28  15  27  1(5  40  17  38  Snoyvfa  11 for  yveek.   .5  Melted  snow  .01 inehc  Total on ground, 15 inches.  AT THE M1I.T-.  Jlaxiniiiiii Minimum  5  12  ..      ���������   0  s  9  22  24  inches*. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MARCH 22, 1906.  Sk Ibedley gazette  and ���������  Similkameen Advertiser.  -���������I-.-: mi Thurs In;.*---, by the Hk'hi.'kv. Gazettk  I'lilNTlNl) AM) I'l'lll.ISIIlNt; t'O-Ml-ANV,  Li.y;rn*:>.   at llodlcy,  14. C.  Subscriptions in Advance.  l"'u  Six  ������������������ our.  Monti  ....?ii.00  ....  1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement. VI lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of lmprovcmcntctc,  S7.00 for (iO-day notices, and $5.00 for 30-diiy  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not, exceeding  ont*  inch, SI.00 for ono insertion, i������5 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over"one inch,  10 cents per line, for first, insertion and ;">  cents per lino for each subsequent inr-ortion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month,  -$1.'2*>; over I inch and up to 4 inches, $1.0(1  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inehos, on,  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.   '-'  Advertisements will bo changed once overs*  month if advertiser desires.- without any extra,  charge. For changes oftoner than once a month  the price of composition yvill-be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the olHce by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that.week's issue. r  A   MEQRAW,  ..,.-'   Managing Editor.  ��������� ledge;" ' for  its  editorial  utter-  dances from week to week have  j exhibited more hide-hound part-  i i zan s hi'p with' less familiarity  j with questions at issue than  is  | generally seen in the provincial  I press.    Premier McBride is ever  la  red  rag  to  this journalistic  I mooly.    The only point that the  Okanagan tries to advance  in  the way of hacking jts  contention is the mere assertion on its  oAvn part that Premier McBride  had no part nor lot in the cancellation of the Southeast Koot-  enay  blocks hy   the party   of  which he-was then  the  leader,  and that the  credit of that all  belonged to John  Oliver.   The  Gazette prefers, however,  to  take the estimate of others  on  that;point.    Smith ; Curtis  was  in the thick  of that fight and  surely   the   Okanagan "knows  something of the commendation  of McBride's  course   given  by  Mr. Curtis to the public at that j  time.    In private also Mr. Curtis  was  unreserved in   his  expressions of confidence in  Mr.  McBride during all   that year.  This should be sufficientanswer  to the editor of the Okanagan  who can see  no good in anything that is not labelled "grit"  and no bad in anything that "is.  For Sale.  Kor sale, fine ranch located SI mile's Kast of  Hedley. .Contains 1(H) acres of good land.  Terms,,half cash; balance in six months.  Apply to  7-4   . GAZETTE OFFICE  NOTICE  ���������"pHTIiTV DAYS after date 1 intori'rl to apply  * to the Chief Commissioner ,of Lands and  Works for a special Licence to cut and can-y  nyvay timber oil* the following described lands:  Commencing at a post carved A. S. placed at,  the S. y\*. corner post of Lot 31.SI thencerunning  South 80 chains, thence ICnstKO chains, thence  North SO chains, thence West 80 chains to point  of conimenrement, containing 040 acres.  Located the 20th day of Feb., 19015.  7���������-C ANGUS STEWART.  NOTICE  W!  ILLIAM J. HENDERSON, of the Hotel  Hedley, at Hedley, intends to apply to the  Licence Commissioners for tlie Nicola District,  for permission to transfer his Hotel Licence to  .T. K. Gibbon and .1. H. McDonald.  Dated at Hedley this .28th day of Feb.  1006.  7-4 WILLIAM J:HENDERSON.  NOTICE.  First.quar.  3rd.  Full Moon  ���������  'Kith.  inoa  MARCH  Last quar.  l'th.  New Moon  21th.  1900  Sim.-(Won. Tucs. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  i  .18  *>n  12  19  I!  13  20  14:  21.  28  S  15  22  29  2  9  10  23  30  3  10  17  24  31  The Gazette regrets to" learn j-  of the illness, at Ottawa, of Mr. i  Duncan Ross M. P., who was i  taken to the contagious diseases j  hospital, suffering with diph-'  theria. His child was first talc-1  en to the hospital with -diph- i  theria and Mrs.   Ross is there'  CIXTYDAYS AFTER DATE, we intend to  ~' apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works'for permission to purchase Ten' (10)  acres of -land situate in tlie Similkameen Division of Yale District, described as follows:  - Commencing at the southeast corner of Lot  No. 189, Group 1. Osoyoos, thence, yvest -IS.'.'O  chains to Okanagan River along south boundary, of said Lot-189, thence south and easterly  following the edge of Dog Lilko if) chains more  or less to west boundary "of Lot 190, thenco northerly along yvest boundary of Lot 1S50, 8 chains  more or loss to point of - commencement. Purpose for yyhich required, agricultural purposes.  'THE'SOUTHERN OKANAGAN  LAND COMPANY LIMITED.  -      Per I<\ IT. LATIMER  Penticton, H.��������� C. Feb. 19th, :i!l������i. (i-9  NOTICE.  SPECIAL MEETING of the Licence Com-  *x   niissioiiers for the Nicola Licensing Dis-  ���������     .   .      ,i    . i     , i     ���������     4-   ��������� I     i trict will be held in Hedley. on   Friday,-April  nursing them ���������both.     A,  speedy   lith, WOO. for the purpose of transferring the  ���������lTirl r'niviTyloTf iW-nwrv i<s  liniiiJil   licence of the Hotel Heilloy fronr W. J. Hond-  cUlQ COnipiCtt. ICCCn Ol,}  IS   liopcil    011jOn tc) Gibboil ,lllrt McDonald.  foiV ' '   c'        . !    Also to consider application of William Gani-  j cron McLean for a hotel licence for the Hotel  ���������mnamuma���������mmmmammmmm^ '; Ashnola'-and Geo. McCloskey, hotel Tulamenn,  .;.".." .���������" -s   ..   .      .     .      j Princeton. ;���������-..-���������������������������,  R. HEWATT.  Chief Licence Inspector  j Princeton, March 10th, ltiOii. "-V  ACTUALLY   ALIENATED.  Hon. Charles  Wilson,  Attor-j  ney-General, resigned his portfolio last week .and  Hon.  F. G.  Fulton,    Provincial    Secretary,  has taken over the duties.  NOTICE.  It is rather  curious  to .note  how the vocabulary of a people  is subject, like their clothes,  to  change with the changing fashions.     But the fads and fancies  of the tailor in perpetrating certain conceits and whims in dress  are as nothing with the phrase-  maker.    A fashionable word at  present, in the. vocabulary of the |  Onposih'on  at   Victoria-  is    the!  word "alienate.'"    The  Govern-!  ment have been guilty at every'  turn., of "alienating   the  public  domain." by selling said domain  at the market price of one  dollar an acre.     It is a convenient  word to hedge on.    To the public it is intended to  convey the  idea of a give away, donation or  potlatcli,  and   the smaller   fry  yvho thus interpret, are expected to peddle out that interpretation   to  sundry   electors who  can be stuffed.     There was the  Kaien Island alienation, for instance, by which   7500 acres of  third-class land were  alienated  for  $10,000.,  and  hundreds   of  people in B. C. to-day are being  made to believe  that, not  only  has 10000 acres of Kaien Island  land gone to the how-wows, but  that a modern Kitty O'Shea has  been bonussed by the  Government to the tune of some$40,000.  Did it never occur to these  alienation people that if they had  not alienated so  many million  needle.-is dollars of the people's  money to the G. T. P. to build a  raihvay after the time for bon-  ussing such  an  enterprise  had  passed, that corporation would  have   done   its   business   in   a  much   more business way   and  would have tried to save $30000  by going to the Government direct and paying their dollar  an  acre instead of employing intermediaries (adventurers maleand  female, if you will) upon  whom  to squander money voted them  by the people.?  BEAVERDELL  DOINGS  News From the Rich West Fork���������Old- |  Timer   Dies���������Work on Several        !  Properities���������Successful Trap- |  ping- Season. i  Bolibv Robinson, who yvent to Ciili-!  fornix, for the benefit of his health died j  | there on February 25th. j  Last i-nr of Rambler ore ran $178.00 i  per ton.  Alt'. Callaglian, the interested niaim-  Came to my place about ono .year ago, a sorrel mare, about 900 lbs., white star, branded^V  on right shoulder. kJ  Owner can have animal by proving property  and paying all expenses in connection v.-itn the  ante,  ���������old.  If not claimed withir  HO days,  will be  SAUL HAMILTON.  Inkiiiucen Reserve  NOTICE  Certificate of improvements.  gei* for the Washington and Idaho, expects to have the machinery in yvorking order by the beginning of next  yveek. The machinery yvas fitted by  D, Cttrrie and (Jus Wheatly.  Tommy King and Norman Morrison  have clone about 160 ft. of work on  their tunnel this winter, making in  all about 250 ft They expect to strike  the ledge shortly-,  Henderson, ������fe dime are getting  some very rich ore from the   Duncan.  There arc- three men at work on the  Black Diamond, and from reports the  property, is looking  fine.  The Sally still has a force of men at  work, anil they sue getting their usual  amount of high- grade ore.  Trappers-Smith and Murry yvho are  trapping round Ptarmagan, shipped a  large consignment of fur recently.  Potvine, Kallis & Bill Reach; are also  getting their share.  STEMS ET .-nut G CXSiTJ  uatc   in the   Osoyoos  Yale District     Where  vie">v.  '. mineral claims, sit-  ���������Miuing Division of  located: Camp Fair-  TAICTC NOTICK that I. Iliehard H. I'arkin-  son as agent for The New Fairvieyv Corporation. Limited. Free Miner's Certificate No.  B791J5. intend, .sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certiii-  cates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under,  Section 37. must be commenced before the issn- j  since of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 5th day of March. liKHi.  8-9 RICHARD H. PARKINSON  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  The Vernon Okanagan evidently doesn't relish having the  doings of its political friends  ���������viewed through any other spectacles than its own, and disagrees with any and all utterances  on the Kaien Island matter or  0. & W. settlement that are not  in accord with its way of thinking. It arrogates _ to itself the  right to pose as wisdom personified and attempts to correct  others hut therein fails to make  good. A more fitting pose would  be that of "zeal without know-  NOTICE  Sixty days after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works  for permission to purchase eighty acres of land  in tlie Similkameen Division of Vale District,  situate as folloyvs: Commencing: at a post marked W. M. C. yvhich is about the South Kast  corner at J. MeLellan's pre-emption and running doyvn the Okanagan River in a southerly  direction JO chains, thence West 20 chains,  thence North 40 chains, thence East to point of  commencement.  Walter M. Gillespie  Okanagan Falls. II. C.  Feb. tith. 1906.  ���������1--II  FA'IBV QUEEN, SOMERSKT. CASTLE  FRACTION. NORFOLK FRACTION.  TOW1C11 FRACTION. STAG FRACTION, VICTOR FRACTION, and RKD  TOP mineral claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  locatcfl :   Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOTICK that I John Gladden. Free  Miner's-Certilicate No. 1179071, acting for  myself and as agent for .lames N. I'aton, Free  Miners Corlieatc No HIIKi'Sii. F. W. Gladden,  Free Miners Cirtsficate No 117907a, D. Woods  W. K. Hodges, F. M. Elkins, Clinton A. S. At-  wood intend sixty diiys from the date hereof to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Certflcatcs of  Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  Croyvn Grants of the above Claims.  And further take notice that action   under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of March, I9WI.  NOTICE.  Certificate of improvements.  "TRIANGLE" FRACTIONAL Mineral Claim  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located: Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. W. Groves, acting  as agent for The Yale Mining Company,  Free Miner's Certificate No. J'79033, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Croyvn  Grant of the above claim.  AND FURTHER take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of January 190(5.  8-9 F. W. GROVES  Certificate of Improvements.  ���������MAYFLOWER" Mineral Claim, .situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yalo District-    Where located : In Camp Hedley.  TAICE NOTICE that I, F. W. Groves, acting  as agent for The Yale Mining Company,  Free Miner's Certificate No. H790.T.I, and John  Greenhill, Free Miner's Corliilcate No. WJOaS,  intend, sixty days from tin: date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a. Certiticate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grantor the above claim.  And further take mil ice that action, under  section H7. must bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this li'tli day of January. HHltf  fi-S)  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  ourable The Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase the following described land, situate on the east Side of  Okanagan Lake, H. O. Commencing at a post  set at tlie northeast corner of the south yvest }  of section 15, Toyvnship 28, running South '20  chains, thenco AVestHO chains, thence North 20  chains, thence East 80 chains to point of commencement.  ELIZA MAIR  Dated, March 1st. tlKKi. 8-9  NOTICE.  NOTICE- is hereby given that sixty days after  date, I intend to apply to the Hon. The  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to purchase the S. K. ^ of the S. B. J  of Section 24, Tp. 51 and the B. W. J of Section  19 and the uorth i of the S. E. j of Sec. 19 and  the S. W. ', of the S. E. | of Section 19 in Tp. 50  JOSIAH GRAHAM  Dated March 8, HKXS. 10-9  Trousers  Guaranteed   To   Fit  \\/E are now showing a new  * * lot of Men's Fine Worsted Trousers in new shades, and  shaped and tailored in the best  possible  manner.  These Trousers will h a n g  nicely when you stand up, and  look well  when you sit down.  Being pure wool worsted, they  will- retain their shape as long  and as well as Trousers costing  more money, for they are exceptionally <h * >^  good value at    $5 af*" ^  We Invite You to Come and Look  CAHPBELL & SHIER  :    :        HEDLEY, B. C. .  Gents' Furnishers.  ���������  The  HEDL-EY, B.C.  Leading  Hotel of the Similkameen Valley,  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Beingf Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc.        :       :       :       :  -Rates Moderate-  McDERMOTT & McARTHUR,   Proprietors  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE t������. REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 22, ]906  Towa and I>istri������ft.  Mr. E. A. C. Sbudd is cruising on the  Mediterranean.  Mis. Mo Arthur of the Hotel Similkameen lias just recovered from a week's  illness.  Mrs Win. Bragg yvas down from the  ore bins and spent Sunday yvith Mrs,  Frank Bragg.  Caesar hath spoken and the organ  question is to he not "as yon were" but  "us you are."  Shipping tags, either manilla or  cloth, alway in stock and neatly printed at the Gazette office.  Mis. Alex Bell, of Princeton came in  on Tuesday night's stage anil went on  to Princeton next morning.  It. B.   Lamb,   general manager for  - the Daly Reduction Co.  left on  Mon-  , day morning on a   short   trip  to  the  Coast?  ��������� Mr. and Mrs. Dell Young of Princeton took in the Masquerade ball and  .   spent a feyv days yvith friends in   Hed-  ' ley.  F. G. White, yvas down from the  mine on Sunday*. He came down to  get thawed out and see v/hut bare  ground looks like again.  Reports from the coast continue to  show that this district is attracting  wide attention,'and Hedley, the pay-  10II toyvn, is almost invariably the  point- inquired after.  The meeting op Licence Commissioners fur the'Nicola Licensing1 District,  -called for .'JOth March, litis been postponed for one yveek and yvill be held  on April u'th.  The return of Me.s.M-s D. Morrison  and H. A. Turner, manager and as-  sayer looks favoiable foi resumption  of yvork on tlie Sunset group on Copper Mountain. Mr Turner returned  last yveek and Mr. Morrison came in  on Tuesday  night's-stage.  Mi*. B. A. Shatford, youngest brother  of L. XV. Shatford, M.P.P.. paid a visit  to the. Similkameen this week. Mr.  Shatford states that the fame of the  Similkameen and Okanagan is very  much lu-ard through the ICootenays  and yve are likejy to draw from that  section during the coming season.  Mr. Provot, a-mining investor from  Neyv York, came in on Tuesday's stage  and yvent up to Copper Mountain yesterday, yvhere he has some mining interests. Unfortunately, he has come  a little/too early in the season to get  seeing the country to best advantage,  for there is too much snoyv hi the hills  to permit of examination.  The nine hour day for outside workmen at the Daly Reduction Co's  works which yvas in vogue during the  short clays of the yvinter yy7as discontinued at the middle of the month and  as a result the carpenters, refused to  go back to the ten hour schedule and  yvent on strike. The trouble has been  'satisfactorily settled,  W. C. McLean of the place called  Ashnola, yvhich should not be called,  Ashnola, yvas in town on Monday. Mr.  McLean reports reviving interest in  The G&rieiciie*n Bank  of Corn rnei~ce  CAP ITA L���������Jjil 0,000,000.  Total Rksouuces (Nov. 30, '05)-  REST���������$-1 ,."100,000.  -$98,000,000.  PENTICTON   EiR/UNGH  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT���������Interest allowed on deposits of Sl.OO'tnd up'wanls.  BANKING   BY   WAIL  Deposits may be made and   withdrawn by mail.   Special attention given to this  cla'-s ������if businis-,.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on all points.  A  General  Hanking- Uusiness Transacted.  J. m. CHRISTIE       - -        Manager  A Hraiieh of this Bank has been Opened at Princeton.  aajaDeaamaissszsB.  petition brought to them by .citizens  yvho are giving'their time and labor  for the common good, is one of those  things that seem difficult to understand. Messrs. Shier and Henderson  did a noble day's yvork for the town,  turning in two petitions each about  five feet long, yvhich yvere immediately sent to Duncan Ross M. P,  BORN  l'OCK.STADKK,-In Victoria, on March Kith  toMr.and Mis. C. A.Hockstader of Clo-oose  M. C, formerly of Hedley,���������a daughter.  ^^it^������������0������^������������^������<r������^<c^������������a4������r4&������<r������  I  X  The Anonymous Mr. Winkler.  The Gazette was treated,recently to  much attention in the Star from Ceo.  E. Winkler, which revealed very plainly that George, like the editor of the  Star, yvas angry, and angry men never  argue coherently.  Judging from the heading it-yvould  appear that tlie crime sought to be  proven against the editor of this paper  yvas that of inconsistency, but after  the most' careful scrutiny for some  evidence to sustain the charge, no,-  thing could be discovered except the  fact that the Gazette had, in February  1905. published for Mr. Winkler, anonymously," an amusing but rather irri-  the mining situation on Copper and  Kennedy mountains, and is confident  that the coining season yvill see several  properties taken hold of and development yvork done to prove to the public  what every one believes, that there is  in that portion of the district a most  promising mineral section.  S. Grigor, Liberal organizer, yvas in  toyvn this week rounding up the faithful, yvhich indicates that an election is  expected. It yvas formerly urged as  an argument against protracted courtships and long engagements that they  yvould be tired out scoring before the  race began, and the same might be  applied ti> premature, organization, for  it must, lie wearing on the constitution  to sustain fur very long the fine frenzy  into which some people work themselves for an election campaign-.  tilting wipe at A. 13. Howse, and in  October 1905 and February I90G, after  consigning all other anonymous correspondence to the waste paper basket,  had declaimed against the practice of  publishing such correspondence.  ���������Mr. Winkler, without saying it, conveys the idea that the Gazette had  fixed up. his Hpyvse screed yvith scare  headlines. The reason that he did not  say so openly is that he kneyv that-tho  article, appeared in the Gazette word  for word as he wrote it," headlines  and all.  He intimates that the Gazette in  giving him ayv:ay, yvas guilty of a,  breach of professional honor.    On the  contrary, there is no honor in conceal--  ���������* ��������� .i  ing the identity of anonymous  backbiters,   and   when   they   get   cheeky j  enough to attempt to. play snua-t on  the editor, it is both meritorious and  a pleasure to pull .away the mask.  Mr. Winkler thinks that the Gazette's object in thus exposing him yvas  to close the columns of the Star  against him. No such thing. If, however, he������ really wants to knoyv the  reason, the Gazette has no objections  in telling him. The reason was tyvo-  fdld; first, to teach him the folly of  being too gay, and second, to. lay a  trap for the Star, yvhich it thick-head-  edly tumbled into by at once espousing  the cause of the one yvhose so-called  "vile slanders" caused it to froth at  the mouth a year ago. Well, all the  Star's froth on that occasion, the  Gazette has now the pleasure of passing on to Mr. Winkler, yvho is shown  conclusively by his oyvn admission to  have earned it. If Mr. Winkler, litis  still any doubt that the Star's abuse on  that occasion belongs to him, how  would it do for us to reproduce his  letter of March 21th, 1905, with further  endearments fur Mr. Hoyvsc?  Lastly, Mr. Winkler's efforts at  fishing for compliments are most  naive. He says the Gazette entertains  for him "a half envious admiration";  it "sees  his  fine. Italian hand"; it re-  X  H  *-  X  X  X  X  *;  X  I  X  X  K  Bf  X  X  X  X  X  X  x-  X  X  X  X  X  X  *i<  X  %  K  X  X  X  X  ���������V  HOTEL  HEDLEY  Under   New   Management  THE MUST J?KOVI������ED  IX KITCHEN AND BAT?  AND IJVE1IY CAKE  TAKEN FOK TTIK COMFORT OF   PA T R O X .������.  GIBBON   and  M c D..0 N A L D  ��������� Proprietors  Ii  I'  We Have Just Received and  Opened. Up a Fine Lot of  and a Big Range of  Tlie Pioneer "Garriaoe  HEDLEY,  B. C.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of .Blacksmithing done.    :    :  GEO. H..SPR0UU,.  ProDrietor.  Try  .%x\xX*yttS������K5^  I  I  I  We -Want All the Ladies to Come  and See These Goods.c'  i  *������  I  Q  HEDLEY, B. C.  ^**0S*OSO3*5C^O6GQOOSO0������&3-S^  Keremeos New Town site  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  ..Hedley Meat Market..  Hi Hi il'i Hi Hi iii id Hi Hi id Hi (1/ Hi Hi ib id id Hi Hi  THE UNDERSIGNED HAS  OPENED THE BUTCHER  SHOP ON WEBSTER ST.,  WITH A SUPPLY OF  CHOICE MEATS OF ALL  KINDS���������BEEF, MUTTON  AND PORK :: POULTRY  FOR Til E HOLIDAY  SEASON :: :: ::  Now On the Market.  The V. V. it E. Raihvay Station yvill be in the  centre of the toyvn.  Ntnv is the time to get your lots, before, the first  train  comes up the valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around toyvn site.  The ]0 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a few  left.   Noyv is the time to double your money.  Vor Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong. IWiuiaffiM*  Town Lots  $100,   $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Messrs. Shier and  Henderson,  1 ga.rds him as a "troublesome problem",  who   "resourceful   and   clever   in   tactics",  and   must   "respect   his ability as  a  circulated the petitions to the Minister  of Raihvays and Canals and the flail- fighter." A better exhibition of self-  way Commission, to have the V. V. j besmeared treacle, yvho can find ? But  A- E. located on the north side nf the j !t ������s tmly one of tne eocotnitants of the.  river, had little trouble to fill up their j introduction of the brat element into  lists, as the object was-so palpably in j Canadian politics,  the interests of the town that but feyv  M.  W W W W WU W W W WW W W1.1! W W W WW  lA/o J. /Vlem-e-ry  McAULRY,        ������       *        Local Hanager  had the hardihood to question ii, and  yet in one or tyvo instances they yvere  asked to "call again", yvhich it is needless to say yvas an invitation that they  declined. There may be instances  where a principle is involved debarring  the signing of a petition or yvhere  valid reasons may exist for those yvho  are fully in favor of a certain object,  refraining from attaching their names,  but yvhy, in the absence of these, property-holders or men who are getting  their living off the toyvn should hesitate doing the little that is required of  thern to do in signing their names to a  1  -,jr*\l!i' -��������� a n o  Ji-pwsifcEs;  FORTY-FIFTH YEAR.  56 PAGES : WEEKLY : ILLUSTRATED.  INDISPENSABLE TO MINING MEN  $3  PER YEAR POSTPAID.  SEND I*OK SAMrivK COPT.  ining ^ Scientific Press  330 MARKET ST., SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.  ���������nil-;  PENTICTON LUMBER SYNDICATE  Have on Imtnl a I a rye stock of  FINISHED LUMBER  Fairview and Penticton  -ALSO���������  Proprietors- FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  '.IA. KINDS  DIMENSION LUMBER  UV TO 3(1 KEKT  FENCE POSTS, DRY G0RDW00D  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Driver:  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 22, 1900.  PROVINCIAL  LEGISLATURE  The  Closing   Scenes   Of An  Eventful Session.  OPPOSITION IN VOTING MOOD  PROPERTY IN HEDLEY  Is  A  Good,  Safe   Investment  And Votes Were The Order Of The Day  Motion Of Want Of Confidence Fails  Many Bills Passed���������Prorogation Is  Reached.  Parker Williams, Newcastle, moved  a resolution that the Government  should take into consideration the advisability of securing pensions to the  aged or permanently disabled : but it  . was ruled out of order by the Speaker  tus affecting public revenue and being  therefore a matter which could only  be, brought in as a Government measure. '  The resolution of Hawthomthyvaile,  Nanainio, regarding the condition of  various slaughter-houses in the province, was passed.  The Act to amend the Public Schools  Act passed its third reading, and the  report on the Act to amend the Provincial Elections Act yvas adopted.  The Provincial Stock Bleeders' Association bill passed through committee and was reported complete without amendments, and Carter-Cotton's  Liquor License Act, the Victoria Terminal Railway'and Ferry Act, and the  Life-boat and Life-saving Association  Act, passed through'committee and  yvere reported complete yvith amendments.  The Midway .& Vernon bill passed  its third reading."  '' In committee on the West Kootenay  ' Power and Light Go. Act, Dr. Young's  amendment in favor of the 'Cascade  people was defeated, and progress yvas  reported.  The ball was opened by Mr. J. A.  Macdonald, Rossland, leader of the  opposition, who attempted to pass a  vote of want of confidence couched in  the folloyving terms :  "This House declares that the Order-  in-Cotincil of the 3rd of May, 1904,  dealing Avith 10,000 acres of land on  Kaien Island yvas not passed in the  public interest."  Mr. Macdonald supported this interesting suggestion in a speech yvhich  need not Vie set doyvn here. He received a dressing-doyyn from the Premier, and, as none of the rest of  the opposition appeared to be  yvilling to get doyvn to their leader's  level by supoorting his motion .verbally, it yvas put by the Speaker and ;  defeated by a vote of 20 to 12. j  The folloyving bills passed their third j  reading :  "An Act to provide for the Establishment of a Provincial Stock-Breeders' Association, and for the Introduction, Exhibition, Improvement, Pur-;  chase and Sale of Pure .Bred Live  Stock." i  "An  Act  to amend  the.   ���������Victoria-  Terminal Raihvay & Ferry Act, 1001." !  **An Act to consolidate and amend |  the 'Municipal Clauses Act.' and am- i  ending Act." '  "An Act to amend the 'Vancouver;  Incorporation Act, 1000." j  " An Act to amend the "Pacific Coast j  Pin1 Insurance Company's Act,  1890." j  " An Act to amend the '".Municipal I  Elections Act."  In ausyver to a question from .John  Oliver, Delta, tht! Premier stated that  it yvas not the intention of the Government to introduce any legislation yvith  respect to the sale ol; patent medicine  this session, as the matter yvould prob-  .ably come before the Dominion House.  In tlie meantime all the information  bearing on the matter yvould be carefully collected.  A telegram yvas read   by   the   leader  of the Opposition from the matron  of  the Children"s Aid Home  at Vancouver,   asking    for   assistance,  as   their  building had just   been   destroyed   by j  iirc.    Mr.      Macdonald   asked   if   the |  Government yvas going to do anything j  in the matter.    The Picmier informed !  him that the Government had already j  considered the matter and had decided j  lo grant $':,000  toyvards   the  required j  aid (Applause.) j  The House then   adjourned  I'oi-  ten |  minutes on motion of the  Premier,   to  av.'a.it the arrival of   the   Lieutenant-  Governor, yvho yvas on his yvay to  for  mally prorogue   the   House.  Mis Honour arrived al  10   p:m:   pre-!  i  ei.sely, and yvas received yvith the usit- j  ai respectful formalities. The lengthy  list of measures���������no less than eighty-  eight in number���������yvas presented to him  and received his assent.  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on yvhich 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 .litis 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 town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Raihvay; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and toyvn 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.  .... 1 IwlvnYl*^....  i-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who  Invest Now.  ==s=Purchase a few tots before the Railway Comes--=^==E  For Full Ren-tlculiars, Maps Etc.,  ���������APPLY   TO-  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  -      -HEDLEY, B,C.  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and Manager,  The Speaker then presented Bill S9,  being An Act for Granting certain  sums of money for the Public Service  of the Province of British Columbia."  Sir Henri Joly then made the folloyving short speech:���������  ���������'In relieving you from further attendance on yotir legislative duties, it  affores ine pleasure to express my appreciation of the earnestness and .care  yvhich you have displayed in dealing  yvith the many important subjects that  have occupied your attention.  "The present satisfactory state of  the provincial finances and the prosperous condition of the leading industries of the country are proofs that the  measures passed by you at previous  sessions of the legislature have aehiev  ed the desired results.  "[ thank you for the supplies granted for the administration of the province, and I am glad to sec the liberal j  provision   made   for expenditures on |  public works.  "in releasing you for a time from  the performance of your legislative  yvork, I sincerely hope that the labours  of the session may tend still further to  promote the welfare of the people and  the prosperity of the province."  To make good bread you  must have good flour. If  you want the best bread  you must use the best  flour.  EW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  ���������K- ���������..��������� * + X  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  ���������    ���������    ���������     x  rx X2*    9    ���������   , ���������  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  HEDLEY, B.C.  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.  H. W. YATES, Proprietor  I  IS THE FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.    Use no .other.  : -..TH FOR SALE rv    L  SfifiTFORDS, LIMITED  fiedleu and Fairview  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  J  First  Class  in   Every  Kespect.      Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House 011 Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  Cawston & Edmond  KEREMEOS,  We  Everything New and   First-Class  Bar supplied yvith the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  EVELY'S  L E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Voim: wa.iits for Livery or Tdiuii  Work yvill Ik; attended to  by culling I'lionc- 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  PURVEYORS  OF  ALL KINDS  OF  Fresh Meats  igstabies  AND  3a  2  0  JO  w  ESTABLISHED  1903  ^���������t  Cut Rates on  Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.  Inquire for Latest Fruit Arrivals.  HEDLEY,    -   -   -   B.C.  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying  IJoy.il Mail,  Passengers and. Express to  Keremeos, Hedfey and Princeton   :0:   Special Pigs for Tra/vellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :        :  ~:o:-  IL  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.

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