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 ���������-������������������:-v\7  '.-:. 'it".  ...-: ������������������ :V  :ii"  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. IV.  No. 10.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  -���������r'OF  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1807  B. E. WALKER, President  ��������� ALEX. LAIRD, GeneraTManager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches ,  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, --\- - 5,000,000  Total Assets, r  113,000,000  A MINE FATALITY  Munson   Hanson  and   John  Koskie Meet Death in  Nickel Plate.  Branches throughout Canada,! and in tlie United States and England  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  -CONIMERCIAL 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.  DRILLED INTO MISSED HOLE  Both Men Are Killed  Instantly ��������� Fatal  Mistake Appears Unaccountable  ���������Coroner's Inquest Held.  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter, Manager.  CHARLES M. SHAW  ' ClVII. .ENGINEER,  Dominion   and   Provincial,  l'and survex'o-r.  Orders roan be left at Gazette otfice.  flEOLEY,  B.C.  R: H. ROGERS,  .m.aVbx.l.  barrister, solicitor,  . notary public, etc.  FAIRVIEW, NOTES.  Vernon, B. C:  (Held over from last week.)  Miss Jessie Phelps of My'er's Plat,  is 41 guest ;it the Golden Gate   Hotel.  Teacher Aukl has a new desk. It is  up to date.  The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper  will be dispensed here on March 22nd  at 11 a. m. .*  On Wednesday, 11th inst., one of tht1  worst casualties that have occurred in  the Nickel Plate took place,  and two  men met instant death.   The victims  were Munson Hanson, who is interest- ��������� ������, ,, .. .. .,      ,    ,      ... ,,  ,.,_;_ . , lull lorce ot the shot which would ac  ed  with John  Peterson in a ranch on  Five Mile creek, and John Koskie who  on the previous round which had been  put in about ten days before, but as it  is said that shortly before the accident  he had gone out looking for a pick, it  would look as if he was not satisfied  with the placing of the hole they were  drilling and possibly remembering  .where the old hole was located, wanted  to make further examination, and it  may be that before he got back with  the pick Koskie arbitrarily pointed the  hole and started the machine. The  situation, certainly looks conclusive  that when the shot went off Koskie  was cranking the machine protected  to a certain extent behind the upright  bar, and if Hanson was " tending  chock" on the right hand side of the  drill, which would be the natural place  for him," he would be directly in front  of the missed hole and  would  get the  MANAGER ROSS AT PHOENIX.  Nickel  Plate Staff Visit Granby Mines  ���������The Pioneer Interviews;  Mr.    Ross.  is said to have hailed from Loomis.  Hanson was a Norwegian and has  worked off-and on for a considerable  time in the Nickel Plate, and Koskie  is said to be a Russian.    He had onW  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  ; DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -:     B. C.  1 w.  :���������������������������'. PEN!  H.T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  S.O."L. Co.'s Block  ICTON,       -      -      B. C.  Ar MEGRAW  I NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estato. Mines.  . Crown   Grants   Applied  For  Under  Land .Act and  Mineral Act.  ���������''Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  ;     Oftean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.  C.  [���������HOTEL PENTICTOtf  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Uaknes, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  HOLLAND,  FKKNCH  AND JAPAN  bulbn for fall planting.  Seeds-Trees-Plants  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 arf! 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 tho mainland of B. C.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  Jack McKcnzie of Osoyoos was in  town on Saturdav. He went from  here to Okanagan Falls.  Mr. Stone, Stemwinder, who has  been on the sick list and under the  doctor's care for several weeks is on  the mend."  Mv. and Mrs. Turner are to be congratulated.-���������The latest arrival is a boy.  Mrs. Turner and the children- are at  the Coast.  The black thief that took property  from more than one clothes line in  Fairview was lately arrested by a well  directed bullet.  ': Mr. McGillvray's services* on Wednesday evenings for the juveniles will  aim to develope all that is best in them.  Pleasure and profit will be   combined.  Miss Patterson is making such marked improvement that her friends expect to see her enjoying the bright  sunshine of the Okanagan in a^few  weeks.  For Fairview the financial clouds  are somewhat darker than usual on  account of thochanges at the Stem-  winder. The clouds however will soon  roll by and the sunny smile will soon  return.  Rev Mr. Cameron tolcl. hiisi congregation that he had secured and placed in  the hands of the church trustees a copy  of the subscription list and.other papers hearing on   the church'building  question.  -��������� \  It is very difficult, almost impossible  for an outsider to make a definite and  reliable report of the state of matters  at the Stemwinder mine.-..-', Itris -.only a  few   weeks   since   J.  D. Whitney of  California/was installed as superintendent and Mr.   Co.lyer of Phoenix as  foreman.    About two weeks later Mr.  and Mrs. Russell went to  the Coast.  Last Friday Mi*.  Whitney left .here,  and the force in the mine was reduced  to half a dozen men.   Mr. Wynne and  family   of Hedley   registered at the  Golden  Gate   Hotel here   on  Friday,  and later went up to the Stemwinder.  It is reported  that  Mr.  Wynne  will  spend a month or six   weeks   at   the  mine, make assays of the ore in  the  different ledges and at various depths  and give a full report.   At present Mr.  Lee" and Mr. Col ye r are at the  mine,  one shift of half a dozen  miners are  working in the shaft and a few men on  the surface are getting the stamp-mill  and cyanide plant into working order.  The command  to make this great reduction in  in the force when the prospects of the mine were never brighter  came to the miners and outsiders like  a bolt from the blue.   Lust year such  an order would not have caused  the  same surprise, for there were, then  in  the district and even in the Stemwinder  camp   many   doubting Thomases.  Mr. Russell after spending two -weeks  at  the   Coast   started   for   England.  Some of the miners on their way out  stated  that   they  expected  to  be at  work here again in two months.  been working on the Nickel Plate for  about three weeks.  'As both men were killed out right,  nothing will ever be known as to what  really happened or who is accountable  for the fatal mistake.   .  Tlie .cause  of death is of course apparent, and circumstances are sufficiently plain to permit reasonably  safe  conjecture as to how it occurred,  although it can never go beyond conjecture.   The men  were side-stoping,  and were aboutto break through into  another chamber.   The stope in which  they were working was a large one,  possibly 60 feet or more in diameter in  the direction of the fatal shot.   At the  farther Side of this chamber is a deep  depression which  is really  the  commencement of an incline winze, and in  this,  two men,  Oley Bergason and J  Breden, were laying track ;   but fortunately for them they were a little to  one side, of the line of the shot and  were also'low enough down for it to  pass over their heads.    Nevertheless,  the concussion must have been a severe  shock to'them, and the wonder is that  their ; heading   was .not  ,destroyed.  Their lights were put out and Breden's  candle-stick wis knocked out of his |  hand.    Breden started to find his way  out in the-darkness as best he could to  get a light,  but Bergason managed to  retain his candle and relight it,  when,  he saw what he  took to be. one man  lying in the bottom of ,therdepression,  but was,in reality two, for both were,  blown this distance and were lying one  on topjqf the other.    He shut oil'  the  air wliich was escaping and immediately went out to notify Mr. Jones,  the superintendent,  who.was on the  scene in a very'few minutes and began  gathering up the*remains; for Hanson  had been badly mangled.  The. first to come to his aid were G.  McEachern, electrician, and W. Henderson, both of whom thought when  they raised Koskie that there were  some signs of life remaining in him,  but when they got him out of the  mine he wius dead. Dr. Whillans had  been phoned for as soon as the accident took place and got there shortly  after..  The accident took place about three  o'clock and the hole that the men were  drilling was  possibly the las't of the  round.    It was at the bottom of the  stope face, or about 8 inches above the  floor and was almost horizontal,  having only enough incline to carry water.  It had been started about 10 inches or  so to the left of the missed hole and  pointing  towards  it at an angle of 30  degrees.    The steel was still sticking  in the hole that they were drilling and  as the missed hole was too  strong to  break, it acted like a cannon and blew  out leaving only a deep boot-leg.    The  machine  was  lying about in  several  pieces;   the bar was standing firm in  front, but the arm had moved, and the  clamp on the bar was broken.    In   the  face were seen  several deep boot-legs  left from the previous round, although  some of the boot-legs had been drilled  into and used on  this round���������a most  dangerous thing to do.   This was what  the   scene of the accident presented  when viewed by the jury at the inquest, and was as it appeared when  the smoke and dust had cleared away,  for it had not been touched.  A strange, feature about it is  that  one of the victims, Hanson, had drilled  count for his mangled condition, in  comparison with Koskie whose injuries  were less terrible.  '      ��������� TUB    INQUEST. '        ;  Shortly after the accident,'Mr. Jones  had the coroner notified, aud demanded an inquest. Dr. McEwen, coroner,  came up the. same evening from Keremeos- and on Thursday morning a jury  was chosen as follows : J. J. McDonald,  Steve Mangott, Dan McEachern, Geo.  Walker, J.W. Murphy and R. Godfrey.  On being duly sworn in, they chose R.  Godfrey for foreman, and were taken  by the coroner to view the remains  and also the scene of the accident. As  two material witnesses had gone down  to Hedley. it was decided to hold the  inquest down there.  On re-assembling at the company's  mess the coroner proceeded with the  inquiry.  The first witness called on was Oley  Bergason, who,'on being sworn, said  that he was working on track, 30 to 50  feet, away, when he heard the explosion  but didn't know where it was. The  lights went out. On re-lighting candle  he, saw remains of the men and went  out and reported.      -.   ��������� ���������    c .  Dr. Whillans, sworn, said that he  had been called for an' accident and  found two men dead from effects of a  dynamite explosion. Koskie had a  fracture of the skull; one arm was  broken, and right side of chest was  riddled with small rock. -Hanson was  almost completely mangled. He.be-,  lieved both to have been killed instantly.  J. Breden, sworn, said he was work-  ing in the Nickel Plate when the accident took place about 3 p. m. on the  11th. The explosion. -had knocked  candlestick out of his. hand aiid he  went for a light. On returning he  met Bergeson who said that the men  were killed. He went and told the  superintendent. He saw the men  afterwards and recognized them to be  Koskie and Hanson.  G. McEachern, sworn, said he was  working in the motor house near the  tunnel when the blacksmith .helper  came in ami said there had heen, an  explosion in the mine, He thought  it was about 3:30. He started in and  met Mr. Jones and went to where the  bodies were lying at the bottom of  muck pile. Hanson was so badly torn  that there was no possibility of life in  him. Koskie seemed to show signs of  life when they started to carry him  out, but when out all signs of life seemed to disappear. He went with Mr.  Jones to where they had been drilling,  and saw that they had drilled into a  missed hole.  B. Guest, shift boss, sworn, said he.  was down at the Sunnysides when the  accident happened. Hanson and Johnson had put in the former round of  holes about ten days before. It was  customary when a shift was following  to report all missed holes to him. In  this ease no missed hole had heen reported to him by former shift. He  had been in to see them at ten o'clock  and asked them if they would blast at  noon. He had seen the place where  the accident had taken place and believed it was caused by drilling into a  missed hole. When, a missed hole is  discovered the rule is to blast it at  once. Sometimes miner take a chance  and do not. It is the duty of every  miner to examine face   carefully for  (Phoenix Pioneer.)  Frank A. Ross,' general manager of  the Daly Reduction Co., Ltd,, owners  of the Nickel Plate, the. most prominent mine in the Similkameen distiict,  at Hedley, was a visitor in Phoenix  last Monday and Tuesday, accompanied by G. P. Jones-, the, company's  superintendent. They were on a little  trip to some of the other mining .properties iu southeastern British Columbia, inspecting the systems of mining  in vogue in other camps, having arrived here from Rossland.  Through the courtesy of O. B. Smith  Jr., Mr. Ross and Mr. Jones were  shown through the Granby mines,  which both had heard much of but  which neither laid previously visited.  Mr. Ross afterwards stated- that the  system em ployed at the Nickel Plate  mine was* much the same as that in  use at the Granby mines���������only at the  Granby the plans were on about 30-  times as great a scale as at the Nickel  Plate. .  Mr. Ross has been manager at the  Nickel Plate mine and mill for about a  year and a half, and has hardly been  away from there in that time. He says  that things are moving along smoothly there, but the Nickel Plate is the  only shipping mine in that district,  and is, as well, about the only one at  present in operation iu the Similkameen. The mine is about two miles  from the mill, the latter being located  at the town of Hedley, at the mouth  of Twenty-mile cieek. The nearly 100  men employed live mostly at the mine,  up the steep mountain side, and the  millmen live in Hedley.  The concentrates from the -10-starnp  mill are hauled by teams to Keremeos,  some 20 miles distant, whence they are  shipped by rail to the smelter at the  coast. As the Great Northern now has  construction gangs stretched all the  way from Keremeos to Hedley, it is  but a matter of a few months till all  wagon hauling is done away with for  Hedley.  One thing occasions delay in operations at the Hedley mill sometimes,   "  and that is lack of power,  which is  generated  by water.     In   dry   times  there.is no option but to cease work  entirely. -Mr. Ross was a little afraid  that he might have to close down any  time  now   on   this   account   till   the  spring .thaw sets in, but hoped it would  not be necessary.   .; ,  1 .Mr, Ross is a mining engineer of   *  many, years'   experience,    extending  from Alaska to Mexico, and made the  interesting, statement that the Nickel  Plate has the only, gold stamp mill of  importance now in operation for 1,500  milesin .every  direction���������Homestake  in the east,, Utah, Colorado and California oil the south, and Treadwell on ,  the north.   There are scores  of idle  mills nearer than the places men tinned,  but difficulty of recovery and increasing cost of operation had closed them  all, in,thejast few. years, some of them  being magnificently equipped, too.  Speaking of the Nickel Plate, Mr.  Ross greatly deprecated the exaggerated stories recently sent out broadcast  from Grand Forks, in which, among  other things, the ore was given a value  of.$80 per ton. Such was not tlie  case, nor anything like it.  himself before beginning to drill. He  believed that deceased had intended to  blast that night. He did not notice  that they were hurried and thought  they had ample time to get ready for  blasting without undue hurry.  This concluded the inquiry, and  after some deliberation the jury returned the following verdict:  "We the following jury empanneled  to enquire into the death of John Koskie . and Munson Hanson return tho  following verdict:��������� ' That deceased  came to their death by accidentally  drilling into a missed hole containing  dynamite at the Nickel Plate mine on  March 11th, 1908.'  R.Godfrey (foreman), J. W. Murphy,  D.'McEachern, Geo. Walker,  S. Mangott, J. J. McDonald."  Muns. Hanson was well liked by his  fellow miners, many of whom had  known himfor years. There were reports concerning Koskie's residence  at Loomis that were unfavorable to  him, but the old maxim which forbids  "speaking ill of the dead" makes it desirable .to withhold mention of what  Continued on Page Four.  >~ihi ������������������iL*ift!HltIgg*lt!yill'*l',?y"  Iii bn������dl)>unuc������iaca'  THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MARCH 19,; 1908.  and  \ Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays,'by the Hkw.uv G'A7.KITk  Pkintjng and Pciii.ism.vci Comi'axv,  Lr.MiTKi).   at  Hedley,  B. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year....  Six Months.  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch. ' same  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, ere.  87.00 for (Hi-day notices, and $5.00 for 30-day  notices. ��������� '  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, ������1.00 for ono insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch.  10 cents per line for llrst insertion and 5  cents per liiie for each subsequent insertion.  Transients -payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  ������l.:io: over Pinch and up to I inches, ������1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than 'four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on sixe.of space and length  of time. '  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftenor than once a month  the  price of composition will bo charged at  ''regular rates.  is also made to figure in  books  on socialism us  advocating the  | tenets of that cult, ^. but-nothing  j could be wider from  the truth.  j The type of socialism  propaga-  ; ted to-day by agitators in B. C.  has  its very antithesis in   the  i.oo teachings* of .iojiu Ruskin,  and  ��������� to invoke his name, and in  the  ireath    uphold   the   so-  called Appeal to Reason aud its  teachings, is to treat the public  .S2.0G  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the office, by noon on Tuesday to,secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, Managing (editor.  Kail Moon  1.7th  Last quar. ,  ���������iatli.  1903  ���������MAR.  New Moon  and  First ciuar.  Ilth.  1908  SWi.  Mon. Tues. Wed. Tim. fri. Sat.S  1,  2  ,->  8  '.)  10  15  10  17  22  ���������23  21-  29  80  31  -I:  11  IS  12  19  20  r    6  13  20  ��������� /  11  21  2S  THE NORTHEY MANIFESTO  In.'another column will be  found a lengthy communication  from R. W. Northey which he  has been pleased to give the  lieading "A Refutation," but  when the thing is sifted down  it will be .seen that "perturbation" oi* any other "'ation" of  similar length would have suited equally as well; for he had  nothing but the product of his  own imagination to refute and  he has refuted nothing.  Mr. Northey has indicted the  Gazette in the following words:  '*Y'iu peremptorily place the blame  for tlie murder of the Roman Catholic  priest ;it Denver. Colorado, on the  socialist papers, more especially the  Appeal t<> Reason."  Now what the Gazette said was  "Tlu- fiendish cold-blooded murder, of  'the Roman Catholic priest in Denver  who was killed at the altar by a man  to whom he was administering the  communion, is aii evidence of the  length to which anarchism'- will go.  The man who did that devilish deed  was probably at one time no worse  than many other young men who-are  to-day drifting into the same groove  by listening to the inane rant of the  average modern day socialist and who  confines iiis reading to such publications as the Appeal to Reason and  and others of that class."  Tlie man who will formulate  definitely such a charge as Mr.  Northey bas done, out of tlie  two sentences above quoted, is  badly in need of a little drilling  in the elementary principles of  logic, as well as sadly lacking in  the spirit of fairness which  would scorn to distort or misre-  reprcsent others. From the  ground taken in those two sentences the Gazette  went   on   to  to a piece of veriest 'humbug.  Authors on socialism who cull  from his 'Crown of Wild Olives'  that illustration of the ������������������crag-  barons" and "bag-barons" and.  claim him as one of themselves,  show how-little they can appreciate or /understand "him. Modern day authors on socialism  get sale for their books through  the hatred and discontent fostered for them and by them.  The doctrines they-seek to advance are alleged to be for the  good of'humanity, but turn over  the fly-leaf and you will invariably find that, the capitalistic  wrong of copy-righting has been  religiously attended to, arid by  virtue of this attention on their  part,' they are on a fair way. to  entry into that capitalistic class  against whom all their invective is '-being poured out.  No,  the public do not want  definitions  of  socialism.    They  prefer to learn of it -by-/watching'  the ad vocates (>f  socialis m and  instituting   comparisons   between precept''and-example. Ye  are "epistles known arid read of  all men" was a condition of service long   ago   enjoined   by   a  great teacher upon the  followers of the faith he .--..taught,  and  so inexorable a law was it  that  no cult can escape it.   When"-we  look about,  therefore,  and  see  those who call themselves socialists and who have  the  boldness to try to thrust their' views  upon others, out-Heroding Herod in their assumption of roles  that they are loudest in denouncing, we are not exactly in the  mood  to   attach much   importance to  high-sounding  definitions of socialism. .   This 'is   a  practical age with no time for  the nebulous or ethereal.   ��������� The  everyday  problems  that" have  to do with bread and butter and  the means   for   procuring   the  same are more to the point, and  to  solve    these  on.   lines   that  will respect the  rights  of our  fellow-man and secure the maximum of good without injustice  to others, will be  sufficient for  us.    These   are   the   standards  upon which we must judge the  doctrines taught and  the deeds  done or sought  to  be done by  bur socialist neighbors.  Now we are not without data  as to how socialists would govern if they had the chance. The  outcome of socialist domination  of the London county council  which the people turned down  was one example ; the civic government of San Francisco with  its saturnalia of fraud and graft,  the exposure of which landed  the socialist ex-nmyor in jail,  was another that Mr.'Northey  evidently forgot about when he  issued his bold challenge. But  to conic nearer home, what  kind of legislation do we find  our socialist friend's in  the  lej>'-  res of good land for the; small sum of;  $3.60 per year of   real   property   fax.  Under the new Assessment Act an ar-j  bitrary valuation of $600 is placed  oil.!-,  his holding, and of this, $500 is exempt j  from taxation  leaving   only   $100  on '  which he is to pay a tax   of   one   per  cent and 40% off if he pays before June j  30th, leaving only 60 cents for- him   to  pay in taxes.     There is $3.00 a   year  thrown away and yet-the Act was intended as a great revenue producer."  "Nit is this the  most objectionable  feature qf the working of this part of  the Act. Look at the inequality.   Take  the case of two   pie-emptors   who   in  ISOStook up their holdings side by side.  One carried out tlie,letter and spirit of  the Land Act and in   live   years  had  done improvements on his land at the  rate of $2.50 per   acre   and   paid   the  purchase, price of $1.00 per acre and in  1903 obtained  his crown  grant.    The  other did nothing,  and   paid  nothing  on his land except the $3.00 taxes each  year to hold it down.    In   1901   he   is  rewarded for the course  he has pursued hy having his taxes reduced to 60  cents per year, and his thrifty -neighbor- gets no   exemption;   but   on   the  other hand has his taxes-raised because  of the increased value  he has given to  his land.    Theone is punished for being progressive, the  .other   rewarded  for being a   drone. ;���������', Such 'anomalies  make finer long   for   Henry  -.George's  single tax.    And if these clauses were  forced into the'new assessment act by  the socialists, as .it  has  been /charged  they-were,-then, the-industrious progressive tax-payer in British Columbia  will   not   long   for a socialist government in this province."  THE BANK OF  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters  , a century of successful banking in Canada, with ass  [���������s of  ..    . ��������� . assets  increasing every year until they now/exceed $50,000,000.  Money Advanced on reasonable terms. U Drafts bought and  sold. 11 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. -1 ��������� ���������'';'.--.  Hedley   Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  No. '������:>.  CERTIFICATE  OF  THE   REGISTRATION  OF AN ICXTILV-PROVINCIAL  COMPANY.  ������������������������������������aCCCC^OBCCCOGOCC*^  I Eastern Townships Dank  8     r- -   -     ���������,       "'���������*���������=   Established 1859 '   " ;"T  X ������      CAPTTAL AND RESERVE/$5,000,000  8 ���������   Head Office :   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Q , 7f) BRANCHES TN .CANADA  ������  Keremeos Branch,  J. ft. R. Rome, Manaoer  %9C6O90S'<S'3Q03^  :. "'      '"Oo.mpan'iks Act, .1897."  T HEREBY -CERTIFY-that the '.''''Columbia  y ' Copper Company" has this day been registered as an Extra-Provincial Company under  the "Companies Act, 181)7," to carry ont or effect  all or any of the objects of the Company to  which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the ''Company is situate at  the city of Spokane, Spokane county.-state of  Washington. ...,-��������� ��������� /  .'���������  . The amount of the capital of the Company is  one million dollars, divided into-one-million  shares of one dollar each.  The head office of the Company in this Province is situate 'a,t Princeton, and F. P. Cook,  merchant, whose address is.Princeton, li.- C, is  the attorney for the Company. Not empowered  to issue, and transfer stock.  The time of the existence of*the Company is  fifty years, from the 31st day of March, A. D.  1001.       _.'���������'������������������  The Company isdimitcd.  GIVEN under my hand.and Seal of Oflicc at  Victoria, Province.of British Columbia, this  Fifteenth day of February, one thousand nine  hundred and eight.  [r..S.]   ' S. Y. W00TT0X,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  The objects for which this Company has been  established and registered are:���������  To carry on the business of mining, milling,  smelting and reduction of ores of all kinds; to  work, operate, buy, sell, leased locate, acquire,  procure, hold and deal in mines, lands, metals  and mineral claims of every kind and description in the United States of America and in the  Province of British Columbia; to carry on and  conduct a general mining, smelting, milling  aud reduction business;- to purchase, acquire,  hold, erect and operate electric light and power  plants, for the purpose of mining and treating  ores, for the purpose of furnishing light and  creating power for all purposes : to bond, buy.  lease, locate and hold ditches. Humes and water  ,rights: to construct, lease, buy, sell, build and  operate railroads, ferries, steamboats, tugs,  tramways or other means of transportation for  transporting: ore, mineral and other materials;  to own. bond, buy, sell, lease and locate timber  and timber claims, and finally to do everything  consistent, .proper' and requisite for the carrying out of all objects and purposes in the fullest  and broadest sense, within the territory heretofore mentioned. ���������   ��������� 10-5  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN    fUDL&y,  B. 6.. -  ������*%1/S  t >v  Ttt&   LEADING  HOTEL  OF   HIE,  SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY  This  house is new unci strictly first class  in . every respect,   being equipped  with all'  modern conveniences ���������electric lig-hb",- tele-     ���������  phone, baths, etc.        :  :       Rates moderate.  IL.S/I  say that a positive danger exis  led in men confining their read- j islnture at Victoria,   trying   to  ing to one particular line,   and  foist upon us and what did thev  especially so where the purpose  was to I'oster hatred of one's  fellow-man. li: Mr. Northey  means to deny that the Appeal  to Reason does do so, week in  and week out, he will show how  little attention need be paid to  any particular views he may  wish to advance.  Mr. Northey has taken up a  lot of space (more perhaps than  in justice to our readers should  have been allowed him) in marshalling an array of definitions  of socialism. These definitions  do not concern the public a  whit. Among his definers is  mentioned the name of John  Ruskin.    That worthy teacher  foist upon us? It is true they  have been powerless for harm  since the general election of a  year ago, but in the parliament  before that they were able to  show enough of their hand to  condemn them in the eyes of all  fair-minded men who   want  to  the expense of-others,  Look at the Assessment Act  of the session of 1904. Concerning that measure we quote the  following from an editorial discussion of it in the Gazette of  March 2, 1905.  "Formerly these unpatented and  unimproved pre-emptions brought the  government $3.(50 per year in taxes.  The pre-emptor in most cases thanked  his lucky stars that he lived in a country where he could hold down 320 ac-  .IAMES DUNSMUIR,  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA,  PROVINCE   OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.   ,  EDWARD the SEVENTH.' by the Grace of  God, of the United' Kingdom of Great  Britain and Ireland, and of the British  Dominions beyond the Seas, KING, Defender of the Kaith. Emperor of India.  To all to whom these presents shall come.���������  'GREETING.  A   PROCLAMATION.  W. .1. BowsKit, .Attorney-General.  WHEREAS, by Section (I, of the "Game  Protection Act, IMS," as re-enacted by Section  111 of the '"Game !'rutoction Act, Amendment  Act, Mid.-")." it is enacted that it shall be lawful  for the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, by  Proclamation to he published iu two successive  issues of the British Columbia Gazette, to  declare a close season for geese in any part of  the Province I'or any period of time; and  Whereas Our said Lieutenant-Governor, by  and with the advice of his Executive Council,  has been plcaseil to direct, by an Order in  Council in that lichnlf. a close season for geese  within the County of Kootenay. until and in-  chidinj": the Mist day of August, one thousand,  nine hundred and eight.  Now   KNOW   YE therefore,  that in  pursu-  see a square deal between men !nncu ���������������������������"^"f* ���������������<- <���������" >'������������-^������y p.^-iaim a dose  -, ���������* 1 1       .   -1    ,. i> ��������� season for Geese within the County of ICoote-  and no class legislation favoring J imy mi(il M11(| ���������Ilc���������ll,ilwt,hoa,strtnyof AlIf,ust,  One part of   the    community   at j one thousand nine hundred and eight.  IN TESTIMONY WltEREOE, We have caused these Our Letters to he made Patent  and the Great Seal of the said Province to  he hereunto ulllxed:  WITNESS, His Honor JAMES DUNSMUIR.  Lieutenant-Governor of Our said Province  of British Columbia, in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this IJJth day of  February, in the year of Our Lord one  thousand nine hundred and eight, and in  the eighth year of Our Reign.  By Command,  HENRY ESSON YOUNG,  0-2 Provincial Secretary.  W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  W4%ft*'*-*-&-&^fe-fe������<C^^^   WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  Cpred -'Meats, '   Fish or Poultry  CALL UP PHONE INo. S  AND  TELL YOUR WANTS TO  11������ IBiMcfeir  cV  X  '*���������  X  %  X  X  I  I  X  i-J  %  % THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE, xMARdH   10-   1908.  THE  i  i  K  i  Great. Norflern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence o������ both table  :   :   :   ;       and bar.       :   :   ;   :  %  X  K  *  K  *i  -t  All the wants of the travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  S  f  X  X  X  X  ;  X  X  X  I  Town and District.  TO THE  Travelling PuDlic:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : : call on  : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,   --B.C.  J  Mr. A. Bassetb of .Okanagan Falls,  paid Hedley a visit bhis week.  '  Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Revely went up  bo the mine on Saturday last and  sbayed over Sunday.  Mr. A. F. Loonier is putting up a  snug residence on a lot which he recently purchased on Daly avenue.  Ed. Whcadon bought a couple of  lots on Daly avenue last week. Real  estate has begun to move.  Mr. Kit Summers and Miss French  were among the Princeton guests who  passed through to attend the dance at  Keremeos. '  Mr. H.'C. Pollock went over to Nelson last week to meet relatives from  the East whom he had nob seen for  many years.  lb was certainly a nerve-trying task  which fell to the lob of superintendent  G. P. Jones in the Nickel Plate mine,  afber the accident.   '  H. Zibler, boot and shoemaker, .has  opened a shop in rear of R. G. Shior's  store, and is prepared bo do all work  in that line, including repairing.  Mr.  E.  A.  Keeley,  of  Vancouver,  PLUGGING  ALONG   STEADILY.  V. V.'& E. Construction Advancing-' Day  By   Day.  Grand Union  Hotel Jl^^nL  , HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRJNG & WINKLER, Proprietors  PALACE  UKDI.UY, li. C.  11 A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    IT Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  .'.Phono U.  -   I N NIS   BROS.  Proprietors.  J  .M/sitchrrs^tc^*r  '       ������������������.-M.EEaLIEV.'B:  Clonks-and Watches for Sale.  came in on Tuesday's stage to take a  posibionwibh Shatfords, Limited. He  will likely he in charge of the Fair-  view branch.  The Bachelors' Ball ab Keremeos on  Tuesday evening last was well patron-*  ized from Hedley, there being about  twenty who went. They report a big  crowd and a good time.  Mr. D. J. Tnfais drove up from Keremeos on Monday.' He had just completed bhe hauling in of the Golden  Zone stamp mill, and wound up the  contract in an elegant snow storm up  on the hill.  '  J. Critchley has opened out ;i shoe  shop and harnoss'shop in the building  formerly occupied by Harry Wright,  and will attend to repairs in men and  womcnls foot-wear as well as harness  and saddlery.    See adv.  Road supervisor Dea'rdorft" started  a small gang on repairs at Brushy  LiVery, ^ F88(l k Sa'ie StaljIeS [Bottom on Monday. The railway construction work in progicss on Brushy  Bottom has forced traffic by the new  route and this was getting cut up.  An impromptu dance was held in  the old school house on Tuesday night  by way of celebrating St. Patrick's  Day.. It was a home affair for those  who did not wish to take in the trip to  Keremeos. and not meant to interfere  with it.  Jas. McGregor, inspector of mines,  paid Hedley a visit. He .came in on  Sunday and went up to the mine on  Monday to make his official inspection  and report to the .mines department  concerning the lamentable .-accident of  last week.  Hans Simonson, nephew of the late  Munson Hanson, arrived on Saturday  night from Black Bear, Idaho, and  will take charge of the estate of the  deceased iu behalf of Hanson's mother  who is-living in Norway. " He went  back again on Monday.  Messrs. Dave Day and Billy Summers, of Princeton, paid the Gazette  a pleasant call on Tuesday on their  way to the dance in Kerraeos. Both  wove the ..shamrock like true sons of  the sod. Messrs. Neil Huston and J.  Sparks were also of their party.  Mr. T. A. Love, editor and proprietor of the Morden Chronicle, has been  spending a few days in Hedley with  his brother, Mr. John Love, and like-  all other Manitobans is enamoured of  the Similkameen climate. Mr. Love  paid the Gazette a fraternal call.  Mi'. S. L. Smith was relieved last  week to receive more favorable word  from members of hisfainily in Calgary.  His daughter, Marjory, who has been  dangerously ill following an operation  she had undergone, had taken a turn  for the better and was making good  progress towards recovery.  Mr. F. A. Ross, general manager of  the Daly Reduction Co., returned on  Monday after an absence of about  three, weeks. With the hurly-burly  of travel aud multifarious diets in  going about from one hotel to another,,  Mr. Ross is now ready to welcome a,  little of the simpler life ab his a in  fire-side.  Rev. J. Thurburn Conn returned on  Saturday night last from Vancouver,  where he filled bhe pulpit of St. Andrew's church, preaching morning and  evening to large congregations on two  successive Sundays, March 1st and 8th.  The Vancouver Province had an extended and very complimentary reference to his preaching; but oh, that  awful pen picture of him which had  him dancing around in the pulpit,  grey-haired and twenty more years on  his shoulders.  The steam shovel across the river  below Ashnola creek, which is now  the extreme south end, is keeping  steadily ab work and moving ground  rapidly. While they fully expect that  it will have, completed its work over  there before high water, no chances  will be taken on that, and it will be  brought .over before the water gets too  high. Should there lie any work unfinished when the shovel is moved ib  will be done by car and scraper.  During the past two weeks the working force has been increased considerably. At the end of last week 12o men  were reported to have been added to  the force and these have been distributed over the various camps. Two  weeks' ago the longest stretch remaining uncovered was that between the  cub where the steam shovel is working  and the mouth of Ashnola creek, bub  now several gangs are in there and  some long fills have been made. Bib  by bib the graded portions are. being  connected up, and it will only be a  matter of a fortnight or so more until  the steam shovel may be moved on  grade all the way to the nexb crossing  of bhe river a little below the lower  end of brushy bottom.  Of course it will take longer than  that for the shovel to finish up bhe cub  in which it is now working, bub as ib  must be moved along the grade they  are rushing the work on that part so  as to have the grade all ready to inake  the move in case the water commences  to rise sooner than usual.  At the north end of brushy bottom  a big cutting has already been made,  and for over two weeks traffic on the.  wagon road, has hacl,to go by the new  road.  Between Bradshaw's and camp No.  2, at the mission, several of the subcontractors have finished their sections  and long stretches of grade are ready  for bhe rails. The first big gravel cub  below bhe rock cut is now more than  three-fourths done. Bv far the deepest portion of the cut has been made  and the big fill beyond is compli-tcd.  They have now moved the cars to this  end whore the cut is -shallower anil the  car am much shorter.  On the rock cut good progress is  being made, and F. P. Howard is getting out on shallower ground and has  abandoned the dump carts for a pair  of dirt cars. -    ���������'  Right-of-way- work is also in progress to the west. A. Pleasance has  the contract for clearing it as far as  Stirling creek.  ������������������ ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������������������������� ��������� ���������^���������������������������^���������o-e>0'������<><--������-������  ���������  of the latest Style,  Cut, Fit. and Finish  that can be 'procured   ?   ?   ?   ?    t  If yon do, yon should      ������<  have ib made by 4  The Campbell  ���������  MTg Co.  This firm's Made-to-  Measure Clothing* is recognized as bhe best produced  in Canada, and we personally guarantee that you  will be pleased with anything bought from bhein  th rough us. We are  their sole agents.  Their large range of  spring samples have just  arrived, and we invite you  to come and look them  over.  SHATFORDS,   LIMITED  i ..    ���������   -  ���������������������������^^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������^���������^^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������^^ ^><9>"<������><&"4  eremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. =  CARD OF THANKS.  The V. V. <fc E. Railway Station will be in tho  centre of bhe  town.  Now is the time 'to get your lots, before bhe first  train comes up the  valley.  Choice 1,2 and 3 acre lobs all around town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,'   Just a few  Jeft.   Now is bhe time bo double your money.  For Fall Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Go., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong; Manager  Town Lots  $100,   $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Pianist and flGGonpnjst)  Certificated ��������� Royal 'College of Music,  London; and pupil of I-Ierr Gcutze, Saxc-  Weimar, Germany, will receive pupils  at her residence.   Terms on application.  Miss Lowndes, Daly Avenue, Hedley.  DRESSMAKING  'FlTE UNDERSIGNED has moved  -*��������� to Hedley and is prepared to do  Dress-making" after the latest styles.  Orders will be. taken at the House next  door north of tlie Hotel Similkameen,  Satisfaction guaranteed.  The Miners'and Millmen's Union of  Hedley desire, to ..render thanks to  the  ladies who,sang at the  funeral service  on Friday last.  T. H. Rotherham:  ; SecY  On behnlf.of the Union  Mrs. M.  L. SOUKUP.  S ��������� ���������  I  x  X  K  *������  K  x  x  K  x  x  x  K  ���������K  K  x  k  k  K  x  K  x  x  X  X  H  x  K  x  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  ���������K  x  x  in  STOP AT  The Centra!  TWEDDLE <������V REITH, Proprietors.  YALE-CARIBOO ELECTORAL DISTRICT  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  A Convention  of the   Liberal-Conservatives of Yale-Cariboo will be held   at ���������  Ellison Hall, VERNON  on  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first- class.    Kates moderate.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  JOHN LIND,   Proprietor 3  Thursday, April 23rd. 1908,  for the purpose of selecting a candidate to contest tlie forthcoming Dominion Elections in tlie interests of  the Liberal-Conservative Party. Local  Associations are requested to meet  and appoint delegates at once. Representation at the. Convention will lie by  delegations from the Provincial Elec-  toial Districts of Grand Forks, Greenwood, Similkameen, Okanagan, Kmn-  loops, Yale, Lillooet and Cariboo. One  delegate will be appointed for each  twenty or fraction of twenty votes  cast at each poll. Accredited delegates-  may vote either in person or by proxy,  bub not more than five proxies shall  be held by any one delegate.  Chair will be taken at 2 p. in. All  Conservatives are invited to attend  the Convention, but only accredited  delegates will be allowed to vote.  PRICE ELLISON,  Pres. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  J. A. McKELVIE,  Sec. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  SBBBBSmBBSKBEBBBaESSaS*  um������iii������i.iM������nm  Fairbanks-morse  T  If you want one this season, remember that Ave have  supplied most of the successful irrigating outfits on  the western continent.  Take no chances and save money.  YVo will install your plant under a. definite guarantee.  Write us now and give us time to do it.  L,  td.  G-a.n-a.cU-an-& F'-a.irfoeiril-cs Co.?  Vancouver, O. C  MONTREAL TORONTO AVINNU'KG CALGARY  BgKMUHWM������K������l*5E������gr!^<m^^^  NOTICE.  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE!  Anyone having books in their possession belonging to the provincial  lending library are requested to return them to Mr. .Tas. Clarke, acting  librarian, on or before Saturday,  March 21st.���������C E. Oliver, Trustee.  Certificate of Improvements.  L0XC! SHOT, MAPLK LEAF and SELKIRK  Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Vale District. Where  located:   On Dividend Mountain.  -TAKE NOTICK that T, Chas. A. Stoops, of  ���������*��������� Keremeos. acting as agent for AV. .1. Gar-  butt. Free Miner's Certificate No. R TWO; X. ,1.  Cavanngh, Free Miner's Certificate Xo. li 7100:  R. 1). Mitchell. Free Minor's Certificate Xo. B  10052, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  or 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 issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of January, A. D. 1908.  8-10 C. A. STOESS.  Try  ������-vvv\>.\vv!kjin^  CEYLON TEA.  Pure   and   Invigorating.  When   writing'    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette  Please THE  HEDLEY-(GAZETTE,   MARCH   19,   1908.  A   REFUTATION.  Editor Gazette, <  .,  ' Hedley, B.C.  Dear Sir:���������  Kindly allow me to rectify  a grave error that :.*i.ppeared iii your  editorial colninus last week. You  peremptorily place the blame for the  ���������murder of the Roman Catholic priest  at Denver, Colorado, j)ii the Socialist  papers, more particularly the Appeal  to Reason. Probably you are quite  honest in making such a statement,  but a false statement made in ignorance by an honest '���������man is just as pernicious as ;i false statement made with  intent, ..  Now, I challenge you to mention  one instance where the Appeal to Reason has ever incited to murder, or  even to injury to person��������� or property.  Socialism is precisely what the Encyclopedia Britauniea says it'is:' "The  ethics of Socialism are. identical -with  the ethics of Christianity." And- lie-  fore proceeding* further let .me cite you  a few other world known authorities :  "A theory of society that advocates  a mom precise, orderly and harmonious arrangement of the social relations  of mankind than that which "has  hitherto prevailed.''-���������Webster .  "Socialism is the ideal and hope of a  ,  new   society, .founded    on    industrial  .-   peace and  forethought,   aiming   at'a  new and higher-life for all .men."���������W.  , Morris.  Socialism is si inply applied Christian-  it jr, the Golden Rule applied to every  day life."���������Prof. Ely.-  "Socialism being the product of  social 'evolution the only danger lies  in obstructing it."���������Rev. F. M.  'Sprague.  I.-. "Government and co-operation are  in all tilings and eternally the laws of  life; anarchy and competition;- eter-  ��������� nally and in all things, the laws of  death."���������John Ruskin. (I refrain from  further quotations fearing to absorb  too much of your space.)  The Appeal to Rosson is a propaganda paper, and its chief function consists in showing up the abuses,  inconsistencies, unfairness, hypocrisies, robberies,   fraud, .cheating,    callousness  and all the various evils of the capitalist system. ��������� Its   robust   .invective- is  and always has been  against the. system, and  to do- this effectively' the  public life of certain   prominent individuals have to I ib shown  up.     But  such is the inconsistency, of the capitalistic mind that when  a prominent  public man is denounced and sacrificed  in a capitalist newspaper it is merely  politics,   bub  when  bhe same public  iuau is shown up in  a Socialist paper  it is treason, and ought to be supressed.  Now, mv dear sir,  it is amply demonstrated  that   the poor, foreigner  who   shot   the.   priest   was   starving.  Starvation  often   produces   insanity.  Therefore it seems  reasonable  to  believe that it was homicidal insanity.  Ifc may turn oub that the priest was a.  victim of anarchism,���������as widely separated from Socialism as the North pole  is from the South.   But you, like the  capitalistic agency  which telegraphed  the first account of the murder, seized  the wish   which   was   father  to the  thought and ab once announced ib as a  Socialist crime!  Let me, in conclusion ask you one  question. Did you ever know or read  of a, Socialist being convicted or even  .. indicted, in any criminal court? Of  course I do not include being arrested  for street speaking, which is certainly  nob a crime. If it were the members  of the Salvation Army would*,spend  most of their bime in jail.  Sir, be a little more charitable in  your thoughts towards those of your  brothels who in their efforts to bene*  fit the whole of humanity, are subjected to the obloquy and contumely  of the capitalist-minded press.  Trusting that you will some day see  clearly what Socialism will mean for  the race, believe me,  Yours Sincerely,  R. W. Northey.  Olalla, B. C. Mar. 9th 1908.  %  And  Will  Make  Money  is the supply point for bhe Nickel Phite moun-  |-aiijiaei;(i>j 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 ���������       ' ' t.  the new* mining district which has already been'proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  'mml*. Columbia  B  HEDLEY is the chiel'town on the route of tho proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and with ���������the advent of this road,  'which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a huge find important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the. present time.  =������������)S*S*X!*W--?*-*^^-(������������-S^^  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  .... .*...';-.... $400 to $600  Other Streets........:...    $200 to $400.  ....TERMS....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, >vith interest at  the rate jof 6 per cent.  Poi  se, wno  Invest Now.  Purchase a few Lets before the Railway C������mes===-=  For Rull F^eirticuJ-ars, Maps Etc.,  -APPLY   TO-  L. W. SHATFORD,  .       Secretary and Manager,  Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  HEDLEY, B.C.  or other elements of danger, and all  missed holes must be fired before  drilling: is commenced."  The funeral was taken charge of by  the Miners' Union, who arranged to  have the remains'buried in Hedley on  Friday. The service was held in the  old school house, Rev. J.: J. Jones officiating. The Miners' Union attended  in a body arid the attendance'of townspeople was also very large. At the  graye, in addition to the burial service  of the Methodist Church, Mr. Larkin  read a short impressive service from  the ritual of the W. F. of M.  For Sale.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Mar. 14:  First-class   laying  ���������DUFF  ORPINGTONS.  tor lots, ������5.00 pcr~hundr  .T..ARNOULD,  10-2 Sardis P.O., Chilliwack, 13. C.  strain.   Eg,**rs, $1.00 per setting.   Incuba-  * *ca.  AT THE MINE.  -  Maximum  Minimum  Mar   S  50        .  20  9  52  22  10  ..          44        .  25  11  ..       "40  IS  12  38  20  13  40       .  18  14  39  21  Average m*  iximuni temper*  ibure 43.28  Average, minimum          do  20.57  Mean temperature  31.92  Rainfall foi  bhe week   .  inches.  Snowfall  tt                t������                1  cc  ^fe-fc-tfilfcffiftt^^  ' .������������������.���������:"  The Commercial Hotel  ��������� ; :       Hedley,   B.C. ��������� ���������  House and Lot For Sale.  fHE 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 the town.  Apply to,  8-5  GEO. H. SHELDER. Hedley.  A   MINE   FATALITY.  Continued from First Pace,  they are until such has been  well authenticated.  The. Company's rules dealing with  the duty of miners in looking after  their own safety are as follows:  " Miners who have blasted on coming off shift must notify their shift  boss and the on-coining shift if there  have been any missed holes, and how  many, so that they may have full  knowledge of the matter. In such  cases the shift boss coming off shift  must write plainly on the bulletin  board provided for that purpose, the  place where the. missed holes have been  left and the number of missed holes.  ft is the duty of the on-coming shift to  find ont if there are any missed holes  or other danger where they are going  to work.  "When returning to any place after  a blast or blasts have been fired, each  employe upon entering such place  must make a careful examination for  any loose rock or other elements of  danger by which he could he injured,  and if any such be found, he shall immediately make it safe, or if unable to  do so himself, report the same to the  shift boss or foreman before proceeding to work. Employes must carefully  examine bhe workings before setting  up machines, for loose or scaling rock  Money saved by having your   Boots repaired. ���������   J; Critchley  SHOEMAKER  and Harness Repairer  Has opened in the old repair  store, opposite Love's drugstore.  The spring is here ; get your  BOOTS REPAIRED  before the rush begins! Comfort  and ease in old boots. Bring in  your Harness before you begin  spring work. * iu-/>  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  COHKKSl'ONDING WEEK Ol'' LAST YEAK  Highest maxim urn tern perabure 38  Average maximum do 30.2S  Lowesb minimum do -3  Average minimum do 8.42  Mean' do 19.35  AT' THE MILL.  Maximum        Minimum  Mar   8 .. 47        .. 22  9 .. 47        ..20  10 .. 45       .. 22  11 .. 40       .. 30 '  12 ... 55       ..' 33  13 .. 50       .. 34  14 .. 48       ..,       33  Average maximum temperature 49.14  Average minimum do 27.71  Mean do 38.42  Rainfall for the week     .     inches  Snowfall for the week 1. "  COKUKSrONDINCf WKKIC' OK LAST. YEAIt  Highest maximum temperature 49.  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDER.   WHITE HELP ONLY. -   ,  I  i  i  f  X  X  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  |    McArthur <3b Guiiiey,   -   -   Proprietors  x  If.      ...    . ���������      ��������� tw  Average           do  Lowest minimum  Average          do  Mean  do  do  do  do  43.42  11.  20.57  32.99  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN  DlSTUICT  LAND DISTRK  OK   VAI.K.  T.  GEO/ KIRBY, nahager.  First Class in Every, Kespect.     Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of tlie Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  ���������    Princeton   Stage  Line. *.  KEREMEOS;  ft ������  TAKrl XOTICK that .1. P. Hu rnyout, of Vernon, II. C, occupation���������engineer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described land :���������  Commencing at a post planted at. the N. AW  corner of Lot 1011 S, thence south 10 chains,  thence west 20 chains, thence north 40 chains,  thence cast 20 chains to initial post, containing  80 acres.  JOHN PUItVIS HURNYKAT.  Dated January 25th. 1008. 3-10  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  D'STI'IOT OI'*   WALK.  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and First-Glass  Bar supplied Avith blie Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the.   Table.  TAKE NOTICK that I.   Cln-istophor A.  Donald, of Keremeos, oecupntion-  Mt-  real  estate denier, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described lauds:���������  Commencing*' at a post planted aftout25 chains  west of tho south-east corner of Lot 157, Group  1, Osoyoos District, thence west 20 chains,  thence south 20 chains, thence cast 20 chains,  thenco north 20 chains to point of commencement.  ClIiaSTOlMIKU ���������Al.KXA.VDEU McDo.VAf.I)  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  "���������HI  ltt?c tncfhe orji^nal Seui^ni/^Eiric SJch-  inj^jj.'rtalflenes on Zinc bp fEDpper<<v  ������ur tPdfk i-sjslficfty fiMkWs-A?  <3Jui* price* are ^eccer Far tfie some-,  guriVtbj af coo/h t&nn eUwoWe *<������������������*������������������ ������������������* a*  j&ori't lahe Bur ajorfi fur it J-^Senfl iwu  tri&ijr3erV>* CChe plates prove si ->*i*j*<P  BRITISH COLUMBIA  feczoj&A,J).C.  Dated January 18th, 11)08.  3-10  .i.'tsaiwss'���������  *���������������������������/������

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