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 n  :r  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  Volume VI.  c HEDLEI^B^^ 10, 1910.  Number 9.  w  f  I  I  v'>  Hi  if!  i*ii  4'  $  7  |v  I) i  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  J. W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  General Agent  Agent for The Ghkat AVkst Life Is-  StJKANCE COMPANY.  PENTICTON,  B. C.  Geo. H. Broughton  B.C. & D.L.S., Graduate S.P.S.  Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor  Wade Block, Penticton.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters'for Tourist Travel.  .'.  Bates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.    ' Penticton, B.C.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Convoyancer,  Real Estate.' Mine������,  Crown? Grants   Applied   For*  Undcr Land Act and  ������������������-"- Mineral Act. *  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  Calgary Fire Insurance Co. .  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and 'Guarantee Co'.'  United. Wireless Telegraph Co.     '  Office  at  HEDLEY,  B.C.  Grand Union  Hnt^l  ; HEDLEY, B.C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A.WINKLER, Proprietor  "HEDLEy BARBER SHOP  Two Doors North of Bank of B. N. A.  HAIR   CUTTING   A   SPECIALTY  Razors Honed.  Hot and Cold Baths in Connection  W. T. BUTLER.  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  arc hold on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  W. J. FORBES H. D. BARNES,  AV. JYI Secretary  w.  H. T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk  PENTICTON,  Block  -      -      B. C.  PROVINCIAL  LEGISLATURE  Premier, is  Cheered  by. The  .   House on. Presentation  of Railway Bills  AROUND THE WORKS  PMOGATM EXPECTED SHOMLY  Opposition Noted for Number of Questions  They Ask and Irrelevancy of Same���������  Supply Granted to Extent of $9,000,-  000���������Railway Debate Shows Mark-  , ed Unanimity.  Mill Still Going-Repairs Being Made-  Compressor Installation Progressing���������Mine Development  Being Pushed  An unusual scene in, the Legislature  and one which must have been gratifying to the Premier was the cheers  from his supporters which greeted the  .Premier's presentation of the', bills  providing for the construction of the  Canadian Northern and Kettle River  railways."   ' ',' ' ' , -'  Midnight sessions have been in  vogue for the past fortnight, a feature  that invariably denotes the near approach of prorogation.  A large number of Hills, including  the Bill to incorporate; the city of  Prince Rupert, passed second reading.  Acts "to" incorporate the Canadian  Northern Pacific Railway Company  and to' amend .the, Midway & Vernon  Railway Act." these being supplementary to the railway bills of the previous day, also passed second reading,  as did also.a bill* to repeal the Commercial Travellers Licence Act. There  was no discussion on any of these. \ ,  Legislation to further thcSalvation  Army's 'Immigration- -schemes' Avas  bitterly opposed by the Socialist'members. ���������   ���������������������������'���������.,-: .  Attorney-general Bowserintrq'duced  a bill to facilitate procuring juries for  County Court trials,, aud also a bill to"  provide for electrical inspection..  Hon. Mr. McBride moved the second  reading of a bill to amend the Midway  & Vernon Railway Act.   He said it  .was a very short bill dealing with the  bonus of $5,000 a mile to the company  for* the construction of the Midway  & Vernon Railway.   Whether it was  still, within their reach he could not  say, but it Avas certain that the Kettle  Valley Railway Company had secured  control of the charter of the Midway  & Vernon,. and ;in order  that there-  hiight.be no doubt that the.subsidy to  the Midway & Vernon no longer existed the Bill Avas brought in to repeal it.  The Bill passed second reading.  The debate on the railway bill was  participated in by.' Messrs'.  Brewster,  Jardine and Hawthornthwaite of the  opposition  an'd'Mr. Bowser answered1  the objections.  Mr. Shatford inquired as to the  amount of-work to. be done on the  Kettle Valley this year and "'was told  that 25 miles would . be completed and  possibly 50 niilesj Avork' to be prosecuted at three pojnts. The Premier  further' assured Mr. Shatford that a  branch of the road six miles long  would be built to Princeton.  One of the surprises on the vote on  the Canadian Northern agreement  was the recording of the support of  the member for Bsquimalt, John Jar-  dine, with the government.  Another surprise was the vote of  Mr. Brewster, Alberni, when in a few  minutes division occurred on the measure providing for the bonusing of  the Kettle River Valley railway. Mr.  BreAvster declared himself with the  government because, he said financial  assistance to this line Avas one of the  planks in the platform of his former  leader, John Oliver*.  COMET IS NOW VISIBLE  Look  to South  Saturn-  of  Mars and North  -There You Are  of  U. A. C. STUDD  HAROLD MAY.VK DALY  STUDD & DALY,  Members Vancouver Stock Kxclmnge  Real Estate,  Insurance, Stock, Loan  and Mortgage Brokers  728 Hastings Street W.  Opposite New Po.st Office  P. O. BOX iXHS  Vancouver, - - B. C.  Ottawa, Feb. 2(5.���������The Dominion astronomers say that Halley's comet is  now visible through a fairly good telescope, even though it be not as large  as that with Avhich the Dominion observatory is equipped. To the south  of Mars and the North of Saturn and  a few degrees to the Avest of both,  Halley's comet will be found. The  average eyesight Avill be able to pick  out that faint glow in tlie distant skies  about April oth.  Although  this   is .the  season   that  work Avas supposed . to be at a stand  still awaiting the new water from the  melting snows, work-is going forward  as  briskly as ever and although  the  mill is unable to run full time it never-  . , . * -  theless   continues', to   crush    a   fair  '1  quantity of ore each day: ���������  The work of renewing the trestles  on the tramways is getting well on  and less than ten days more will complete it..  In the power house.- the two steam  compressor's We" pounding away" constantly "supplyirigaii*. for development  at the mine, and-all the while, Mr.1  Cleveland is getting the work of   installation of alteration  to the  largei  compressor so wclL.on that by the end  of this week they 'will be able to see it  turn over with steam- power, although  there will still remain- considerable to  be done on it, which is always the case  Avhere machines are speci.dlybuilt instead   of   being .standard   machines.  When the alterations are completed  the neAV machine will be available for  either water or steam,' and Avill furnish the full quota of 2000 feet of air,  which it would'never do' before even  with a full head  of water ..because of  the fact that the original installation  plan was never   completed and was  not meantto be permanent,   The neAv  arrangement, while it) is intended 'to  furnish  only half what.the original  projected plan was. intended  to produce, ' will be  complete in itself and  run  up to the full capacity intended  Avith less strain and -will be .'available'  for either water or steam  which may  be used at will.  Up at the mine full   use is  being  made of the, ai.r_..supplied. by .present  forced action of the two smaller steam'  compressors. Inclines are being driven  into the mountain from each of the  gloryholes on  Sunnysides 2, 3, and 4  and Nickel Plate. These-inclines'-when*  completed will serve various purposes!  both; in*" permanent "operation of the  mine and  the.present favorable vantage ground they will afford for exploratory- work- by diamond drilling  which is to be resumed very shortly;   !  In fact no spring since'-those, of-1904  and-. 1905 have given evidence of definite purposes and intelligent planning,  out of work for the immediate future  equal.to that.which npAv characterizes  the operations around the plant.  In the mill many and most, important changes are looked for but they  will all be effected without the neces-  sity-of closing down the works or diminishing in any degree the quantity  of ore to be crushed.   It is in this part  of the company's plant that difficult  problems have to be solved to stop the  waste that has been going on.   Bad  designing on the part of the architect  Avho originally prepared the plans for  the mill  will make  the problem for  betterment   more   difficult   than    it  would otherwise have been, but nevertheless  the situation  is not irremediable and before the season is out there  will be abundant evidence   that  the  whole concern  is under a new regime.  It is too early vet to specify what the  changes will consist of,  but,  briefly  stated,  the attention will be foeussc-d  on  Avhat might  be termed the mill-  man's     three    "Cs",     concentration,  classification    and    eyanidation   and  amalgamation  relegated  to a  secondary position.     New   machines   that  will   be used   to effect  the savings  as  well as  increase  the  output  -will   be  Bunker    Hill    screens,    tube    mills,  Deister  tables,  Merrill   filter   presses  and one Oliver filter  press and several  improved classifiers  11 kl  EITENSM  The Case  Stated at Ottawa  By the Member cior  Yale-Cariboo  WHERE IS TOM KELLOG?  ANTAGONISM TO Will KEPT DOWN  Fears Entertained That Something May  Have Happened Him  And House is Permitted to Decide the  Question, on Its Meritss���������Legislation  of 1905 Proves Boomerang���������House  is Now Couvinced of Great Northern  Bona Fides to' Build to the Coast  .  Very Likely.���������The case concerned  a will, and an Irishman Avas a witness.  "Was the deceased", asked the lawyer  "in the habit of talking to himself  when alone?"  "I don't know," Avas the reply  "Come, come, yon don't know, and  yet you pretend that 3*011 won? intimately acquainted with him?"  "The fact is," said Pat dryly. "I  nover happened to be with him when  he was alone."  ADVERTISE    IN   THE    GAZETTE  Ottawa, March 4,���������The bill respecting the Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern  Railway.C.oriipanyi Avas, reported by  the..railway committee today with a  proviso; .at the suggestion of Mr.  Cowan, that all "extensions be, kept  within Canadian, territory.-:The bill  asks -for the .extension of-,the time of  construction from Princeton. westward. <;  The ,V. V. & E. is practically the  Great Northern and its affairs provide  one of the most spectacular fighti* ever  witnessed in the railway committee  Avhen the legislation .was passed iu  ���������1905. ��������� ���������   '  -, Martin- Burrell,  Yale-Oarilioo,   had  charge of the bill  today and stated  that as .some objections  had been received  in  regard to the   present bill,  he would state the case and ask the  committee  to, look  carefully into its  merits. *- Giving a brief summarv of  the legislation from  the. time of the  original  charter in 1897 until the net  of 1005 was passed, Mr.  Burrell indicated  the character of the discussion  before the committee and   house  in  1905.   The approved plans of the company at that time called for construction of;, the i*o.a'd;froi^'.r'i5ran.d-,^prks.toj  Phoenix,'.'Greenwood and theniie westward, via Midway.'. -The  opposition  put forward at that time was on the  ground of belief or fear "that the road  Avould   strike   southward, across   the  international- line and/fail  to become  what Avas originally  fnt'eh'ded,'*a Canadian road to the Pacific coast.   The  promoters of the 1905 bill  urged that  it. would be-absolutely necessary on  account of engineering difficulties to  deflect into the state of  Washington  but that the company Avould undoubtedly build no th ward into Canada after-  such  deflections and cross the Hope  mountains to the Frasei-river at Hope.  Mr, Emmerson-What was the character of that legislation in 1905?  The legislation,   said   Mr.   Burrell,  passed at that  time provided for such  crossings of the internationaLbounda ry  line, conditional  on the consent of the  governor in council.   Section 3 of that  act also permitted  the   company   to  make   necessary     arrangements   for  connections Avith railways in the state  of Washington, j authorized to make  such agreements and further stated  that the  company might  construct,  aid construction   of and   when   constructed,  maintain and  operate, such  portion as part of the continuous line  of the company's  railway,  instead of  the line authorized by the acts relating to the comp-iny.   By this act the  company has now completed construction  from Laurier  to Princeton,  and  was   making   arrangements   for  the  construction    of   the    portion    from  Princeton  west and for this construction the  extension of time was asked.  In completing this   portion there Avere  five crossings of the international line  two of which, at Molson and Chopaka,  were authorized  by the governor in  council,   but three  of which, Laurier,  Danville and Midway,   Avere not authorized.    Tlie  section of the road from  Denoro,  through  the city of Greenwood, to Midway has not been built.  Mr.  Burrell  presented a resolution  of the Greenwood  board of trade endorsed  by  the Associated   boards  of  Eastern  British Columbia, protesting  against an extension  of time unless  this unbuilt portion was first constnit-  ed.     Some of the grounds on which  protest was made were that the said  three crossings were not authorized,  that     the     company   had   not   built  through southern British Columbia to  the Columbia river as called for in the  charter,  and that the route from Denoro to  Midway specifically called for  and authorized, had not been folloAved.  For the past fortnight Alf. Wilkinson who has been working in the  stamp mill all winter became uneasy  as to the safety of his old partner Tom  Kellog with whom he has prospected  and trapped in past seasons.  Some time before Christmas Kellog  left for the head waters of the Ashnola  where he intended to'put in a'month  oi- two trapping and did not take supplies enough with him to stay out the  whole winter.. Knowing this Wilkinson, after January had passed by, expected to see him come in any time,  and'as week after week went'by without any news from him, hedecided to  go out and try'to locate him.'r  Accordingly on Sunday last he started out accompanied by Jack Way,  who knows the camping grounds up  the Ashnola pretty well, having trapped there, one winter with Billy Dunn,  and in a few days time they hope to  have the satisfaction of finding him  all safe, and sound. The past winter-  has been a. good one for. trappers and  if Kellog was meeting with good success with his line of traps and was  fortunate enough to knYVck' over a  good frit buck or two to help out his  supply of' rations, he could not be  blamed for showing a reluctance to  le-ive them as Long as game was com-  , ing his way. It is hoped that by this  time they have come up with him and  found that he is till right.  McEWEN���������SMITHERAM  Dr. McEwen, sprang somewhat of a  surprise on his Hedley friends last  Saturday, when he phoned up to them  from Keremeos to get the tin cans  ready. By incessant threatening to  clo the deed he managed to disarm  suspicion, but Saturday's new^'from  Keremeos where'he had gone a couple  .of days before, made them grasp the  situation that the real thing had happened.'  The wedding' took place on Saturday at the home of the bride, atOlalla,  Avhen the doctor-.--was. united iu marriage with Miss Lilian Smitheram, third  daughter of the. late Mr. and Mrs.  Smitheram, in the presence of her*  brothers aud sister and a few intimate  friends.  The marriage ceremony, was performed by Rev. A. H. Ransoine. Miss  May Smitheram was bridesmaid and  Mr. F. H. Parsons groomsman. The  bride was married in a handsome blue  plaid travelling dress after Avhich the  bridal party repaired to Moyes Hotel,  Olalla for luncheon, Avhere Mrs Moyes  had prepared a dainty wedding repast  in the excellent style for which her  cuisine is noted.  On Monday the' doctor brought his  bride home to Hedley and received the  congratulations of his numerous  friends.  The Gazette joins in extending  heartiest congra tulations.  Mr.  Burrell stated   that ho  did not  desire  to see  construction  delayed as  completion of the raihvay from Princeton to the coast was a matter of great  importance  to the people of southern  British  Columbia,   but it was evident  that non-fulfillment of the plans had  created   a  hardship   in   the  case   of  Greenwood and the immediate district  and  he would  like to   believe  that a  portion Avould now be constructed and  asked the committee to  give full consideration  to the  merits of the   case.  More  than  $14,000,000 had  now been  spent in  construction  and he  understood  that contracts  had been let for  work on that  portion of  the line between  Princeton  and Tulameen and  also from Abbotsford to Hope.  Mr. Lennox observed that the company had evidently shown good faith  by returning into Canada, Avith which  the committee w*is .mainly concerned.  In answer to a question by Mr. Cowan, Mr. Daly stated that work would  be all on Canadian territorv.  Ixamsiule���������Old Lady���������"What is the  title of the picture, dear?"  Daughter���������" 'Dogs,' after Sir Edwin  Landscer."  Old Lady���������"! can see the dogs, but  I Avhei-e on earth is Landscer?'' THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE,-  MARCH 10, 1910.  ���������^  e.  and i -;��������� ������������������:���������"���������    ������������������\r-  Similkameeh Advertiser.        .;  ssuwl on Thursdays, hy tho IlKliucv GazK'iti-:  l'lll.S'TIN'U AND I'l-IM.ISIII.VO'COMI.-ANY., '  I.imitkh.   at  Hedlev. Ii. (V  Subscriptions in Advance  Pu Year..: '���������''' S'2M  **   (United .States)  2.50  Advertising Rates  Measurement. \2 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Cortirk-atcs of improvement, etc.  .���������57.(10 for (iO-day notices, and giUH) for "'('-dny  notices.    '  Transient Advertisements���������not. exceeding one  ineh. $1.00 for <5uo insertion.''.*Jf- cents for  each suuset-ucnt insertion. Over one ineh.  10 cents per line for llrst insertion and ,->  eents nor line for eaeh subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contrur.t Advertisements���������One inch pur month  ������1.*.';>��������� over 1 ineh mid up to I inches. SI.00  perinch permonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  amplication, rates will be given of reduced  charges; based on size of space and length  of time.   . ������������������'.,..  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes of tenor than once a month  the  price of ''composition will be charged at  reguhu- rates.-       ���������������������������.���������������������������  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the oflieo by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW. Manajtinu Editor.  Last quar.  First qnar.  17.  1910  ���������������������������  MAR                1910  Sun. Mon.  Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  12       3      .4       5  0       7  S       9     10     11     12  13     14  15     10     17     IS     19  20     21  22     23     24     25     26  27     28  29     30     31                     |  the most emphatic, 'indorsement to  Duncan Ross in 1905 when .he-., was  .figlitiiig.,f(n* ��������� tlie ���������i-hjllt.of... the.' Great  Northern to l-cgain the yi.dleyi.of.the  Kettle, ri v.ei- iit M idw,*.iy ,.by conuectiug  up the,14 miles between Midway and  Curlew by I he . mere laying dow.n of  the steel, for the grade had.been pub  in a year or two previous. Tlu* connection with the Great Northern that  Greenwood was looking for at thai  time was the completion of the shoi I  spur down to'Midway, a'hd the Denoi-o  appendage to their brief became an,  afterthought.. .  Mri Bunell, as in duty bound, presented, the combined resolution of the  Greenwood arid associated; boards of  trade and then proceeded to state the  case giving the facts just as they are.  That was the course which commended .itself to the railway committee  who. when put in possession of those  facts, reported the bill to the. house.  That the extension will be granted  looks favorable at thu present time,  and when the road is completed  through to the coast,'few will ..be able,  to appreciate the advantage more  than the members of the Greenwood  and associated boards of trade.  THE  JOHN JACKSON/Proprietor  feverij'tliing- New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  PALME,  L>ivery, Feed k Sale Stables  HEDLEY, li. C.  , 74 Years in Busbies;  Taking Care  of Money  Capital and Reserve Over $7,000,000  is  our business.  Your account is welcome whether  it is large or small.    A Sav  ings Account can  be opened with $1.00  and added to at  your convenience.  You will be surprised to see 'how the balance mounts;  up when Interest is compounded; ��������� "';-.���������  Hedley  Branch,    -   -   L; G...oMacH^ffi-e,;;"Ma,nag:er.  V. V. &E. EXTENSION BILL  The success, met so. far by Martin  . Burrell, "M. P. in engineering the V.  V. I&.E. extension bill through the  House of Commons at Ottawa is particularly gratifying and shows not only  his breadth and common sense in taking the view of the.matter which he  has done, but also his tact as a legislator in being able to get his associates  in the House to work with him instead  of needlessly antagonizing bhem. The  old adage than you can do more with  an ounce of sugar than a pound of  vinegar evidently is one that Mr.  Burrell believes in and practices.  The situation in which he Avas placed was certainly a difficult one. There  he was confronted with a resolution  of the Greenwood Board. of Trade;  backed up by the indorsation of the  Associated Boards of Trade of the  Kootenay, asking that no extension  ���������be granted until the Great Northern  complete the road over the original  route which the charter covered and  which really meant the roundabout  mountain route by way'of GieeiiAvood,  Denoro and Phoenix instead of the  short water grade route along the  Kettle through Curlew.  Now if Greenwood has a grievance  against anybody in addition to the  Great Northern which has raised their  hopes only to dash them to the  ground, it Avas against Duncan Ross  avIio went in hand and glove Avith the  Great Northern in the memorable  session of 1905 to get them permission  to deflect a line into Washington,  which had already been deflected, for  ��������� the Great Northern had then been  built to Republic by way of Laurier,  Grand Forks, Danville and Curlew.  Neither do we say that Duncan Ross  was wrong in the thing he advocated  at that time for the Gazette thought  he was right at the time and supported him in it, and we still think he was  right. What we did blame him for  was creating opposition for himself  by adopting bullying tactics which  members of the House would not  tolerate, and tin." fact that many of  those who voted against him then are  giving no opposition now, is proof of  the mistake he made in that connection.  The parties who have made volte  face in the matter are the members of  the Gn onwood Board of Trade. Those  who are now insisting most loudly  that coast connection be hung up until the mountain route is completed  through Greenwood and Denoro, gave I  New from Cover to Cover  WEBSTERS  NEW  INTERNATIONAL  DICTIONARY  JUST  ISSUED, W.>  Chief, Dr. Y/.T-JI-iris Jsrmer U. S.  Com. cf Eds-cation. -The Webster  Tradition Developed by Modern  SciehSricLc-dcc-^rcphy' Key tbLit-  .crataro cf ScvcnCc^i-zries. General  Is&rciaticQ;. Practically, ������������������ Dcjable'd.,!  2������G01?2������CS... 6QQ0 Hh^tKlfe^S.  ���������������������������^���������OOjOCO Y/crcb and Phrases.  GET THE BEST  in Scholarship, Convenience, Authority, Utility.  "������)  "F A good.stock of Unisys and,Rigs on  Hand.    If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phone 11.        INNIS BROS. Proprietors.  fl. J. KING & 60.  lhe Batchers, Hedley  We do not belong to the  Beef Trust nor are we  wholly opposed to Vegetarianism, consequently,  we keep on hand  CHoice yyieats  of all kinds and the necessary Vegetables to go  with them.  GIVE US YOUR ORDERS  Phone No. 4.  fl.J.KlN0f6i  E.E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C. '  Write for Sneddon Page3 to  G. &C. MERRIAM ro.'.'-:';v?.iNGFiSLO,'6U*;s.  You will do us afarr- ' ilori thispub lcatlcn.  m  Bihii ig������*-mii **'- ���������'���������'"  WATER NOTICE  T-JOTICE is hereby given that an application  -1' will bo made under Part.V. of tho "Water  'Act, 1909,"'to. obtain a licence in the ..Similkameen Division of Yale District.  (a) The name, address and occupation of the  applicant: ��������� South Kelowna- Land Company,  Limited, Kelowna, B.C., Capital .-jilOO.uOO paid  up. 1000 shares of $100 each. Land Agents.  (b) The name of the lake, stream or source  (if unnamed, tho description is) Hydraulic  Crook; :  : (c) The point of diversion, about three miles  from the mouth of Hydraulic Creole  (d) The quantity of water applied for (in  cubic foot per second) 70.  (e) The character of the proposed works,  ditches, dariis, flumes arid pipes.  (f) The promises on which the water is to be  used (describe same) N. E. i S. 31 Tp. 29, SA S 28  Tp. 28,  N. 1C. J S.-2I Tp 2S, N. W. \ S. 2,  NT E. *  a. 3, x. w. :| s. 3, s. vv. i s. 3, s. \ s, 1, ,x. ������  S. i, S. W. .1 S. 5, S. E. i S: 6. N. i"S. (i, all in  Tp. 20, X. W.-.V S. 28. . X. E. 1 S. 29. . N, VV. |  S. 35. X. E. \ S. 31 all in Townsplp 29, E. iS. 32  X. W. i S. 32, Tp 29.  . (g) The purposes for which tho water is to  used Irrigation and domestic  (h) If for irrigation describe tho land intended to be irrigated, giving acreage; S. A S. 23 Tp.  28. X. K. \ H. 21 Tp 28, X. E. \ S. 31. X. \V. ', S 28.  N. 10. \ H. 20; X. W. 1 S. 35, X. E. \ S. 3r, E. A  S. 32, X. \Vr. \ S. 32, Tp 29. X. W. .' S. 2, X. 1<^  | H. 3, X. W. | S. 3, S. W. 1 S. 3. S. i S. 4, X.A  ������. 1. S. \V. I S. 5, S. E. \ S. 6, X. i S. li, Tp 2fi",  3IIS0 acres.  (j) Area of Crown land intended to be occupied by the proposed works, 50 ocres  (k) This notice was posted on the 1st day of  March, 191(1. and application will be made to  the Commissioner on the 21st day.of IVIaroli,  1910,  (1) Give the names and adrrcssos of any  ripnrin.li proprietors or licensees who or whose  lands arc likely to bo effected by the proposed  works, either above or below tho outlet: D.  Gallagher, Kelowna, J. JVlcLolhui, Kelowna.  Mi-own, Ivclownn, A. Ashton, Kelowna. J.  Dillworth, Victoria.  South Kelowna Land Co. Ltd.  Kelowna, 11. C  Extract from Memorandum of Association  2.   The objects for which the Company  is  established are:  (a)  (bile)  (d) To develop, acquire, own and hold records of unrecorded water and to pui-cha.se  water records and water privileges, and to  construct, erect, maintain and operate canals,  ditches, aqueducts, raceways, flumes, weirs,  wheels, feeders, laterals, reservoirs, dams,  lakes, wells, buildings or other erections or  works, which may be required in connection  with the improvement and use of the said  water and water-power, or by altering, renewing, extending, improving, repairing or maintaining any such works, or any part thereof,  and to conduct, carry on and transfer wat-U- to  all persons or corporations for irrigation,  manufacturing, industrial, mechanical, mining, milling, domestic or stock raising purposes  and also to build and construct storage reservoirs, for the collection and storage of water  for tho purposes before mentioned, with full  power and authority to make contracts and  agreements for the sale of permanent water  rights and carrying water for the purpose.-;  aforesaid.  Horse-shoeing and all  BlacksmithVWprk  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting jdpne.  To Buy. Cheap, Pay Gash.  Family Groceries  Fresh and Seasonable  at the \  Cheap Cash Store  MRS. Q. B. LYONS.  BOW KEE  LAUNDRY  Washing called for and delivered. Satisfaction Guaranteed  Hedley,  B  C  Try  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  County Court of Yale  CITTIXGSof the County Co tut, of Vale will  *-' be held as follows, viz; At Fraternity  Hall, .Medley, on Wednesday, Ith day of May,  HMO. and at the Court Mouse, Princeton, Friday, 0th day of May, .11)10. at the hour of eleven  o'clock iu the forenoon of each day.  Hy Command  IIUGM IIUXTKK  Registrar County Court.  x -.������  Hats Hats Hats  i  We are expecting a large shipment of  Ladies' and Children's Trimmed Hats from  one of the leading American Firms. Prices  and Styles to suit, every body. Will be here  in good time for Easter.  Also a nice line of Men's Felt Hats in  the latest shades.  J. A. SCHUBERT, hedlev.  raai*atitirti-3f-*-i������3������-to-^^ -aft-aartt-ii-irirt  I ALWAYS    GOOD    AND    FRESH  i  I  X  THE MEAT YOU GET FROM  EDMONDS, THE  I Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, and j?  PouUkv. J  Also Vegetables and Other Accessories jf  We may be able to still further improve Victor Records���������though  we hardly know where.'  They are now absolutely uniform in tone and quality, wherever  you buy them���������so smooth you can scarcely hear the needle���������more  durable than ever���������and double faced���������two records for the one price.  NEW DOUBLE SIDED RECORDS���������90c. for the two.  If your dealer cannot supply you  Send 90c. and 10c. postage for sample Record. ,  Write for catalogue of over 3,000 Records and watch  the papers for list of new ones every month.  '//,.      Berliner Gram-o-phone Co., Limited    ^  WM?- Montreal.  ��������� '^W////iin Agente Wanted Everywhere. ,A\\\\\\\*-*-^^^  j*;/;*:;.'  We are the Western Distributors of B. C.   of   Victor Talking Machines, Bellner Gramophones and  Records  BYKE, EVANS ������b CALLAGHAN  , 536 Hastings St., Vancouver.  Hedley, Princeton and Kerenteos can buy all Beliner-Victor Goods at, Montreal  Prices from L. C. Rolls &. Co., of Hedley, B. C���������No Freight, No Express  <^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 1 0. Jli'30.  *i  \f  in  Lv  If  ���������>'  i  Town and Distrifft.  '.'���������''.',St.  Patrick's -Day-a  week- from U'<:  ���������  day!-'    :    ...,...���������     ;       /;-���������_.;>.:., .':������������������.  ���������    "  ^Hunter;   Adie .left   last, week'.',, for  Gree.myood.  John  Gladden ...left on  Sunday . for'  ���������-. thecoast and expects to.lie. gone for Si  .couple of weeks.  .Norman Weir left for Lethbridge  on  , Monday where   lie will look  ahout .-for.  ,   a while   with a  view   to  taking  up  a  homestead.  A dance will bo given in Fiatci nily  hall this evening, commencing at 8:30.  Good music will ho provided, and all  are welcome.   ' < "     i       -  lias won   the Boundary  p,   after a sonie-  Cliampioubh  Greenwood  Hookey  what indifferent   start in   the   eaily  part of the season.       ��������� ���������  The entiance examination i1-* Lo lie  held at iledley this yV������ir and Miss  Macpherson is pieparing some of her  pupils to take the exam.  Little Dorothy Meausette, who .was.  a patient in the Hedley Hospital for  the past two weeks, was well enough  to be taken home on Friday  last.  The number of hospital patients has  been reduced to one. During the past  few days two have been pronounced  sufficiently well to leave the institution.  ��������� Greenwood is in hopes that the long  piomised po*-t office will be built soon,  a representative ot the Dominion government having gone there and made  . selection of the site.        s  Trappers aie reported to- have done  particularly well-in some" sections this  winter out ��������� towards Hope Mountain,  where they are reported-to have secured nearly $2000 worth of fms.  A washout on the V. V. & E. at  Mynca'-ter on Wednesday last was'responsible for non-arrival of mail-from  the outside for days except a little  that leaked in by way of Penticton. .,  Messrs A. Pleasanee and. John Lind  returned on Sunday's train from Vancouver where they have ,been for. the  past month. The delays in railway  traffic made it prec.iiious work getting  back.  The storm was so severe and the  snowfall so heavy between Princeton  and Otter* Flat last week, that stage  traffic was stopped; for sayeral days.  One team required three:.days to go  eight miles.  Mr. John. Madden, contractor was in  town last week and reports^ a snowstorm up the river 'between Princeton  and Otter Flat that is inter-fering^ser-  iousl}'..with the work of .construction  on the V. V. & E.  Isn't it about. timethat old. relic of  barbarism, the charivari, was laid on  the.-shelf? Siirely-*-'Hedley'.,owe"s-''it;,to  i.tself1; by this- tinie.ti)Vgive: sufficient  evidence of advanceinent'ijn civilisiS*  tiori to dispense 'with"a custom that so  reeks of the dark ages. Let the thirsty  old.stiffs devise some.-other.method'of  rustling" free, bpoKe that ..will, 'be: less  disturbing to the general public.  AVe have received from J.C. Rob.son,  secretary Of .the .Okanagan^ District-  Sunday School Association, a neat interesting programme of the sixth  annual convention of the association,  to be. held in Snmnierland, March 23id  and 24th, 1910, issued from the Suni-  merland Review/office. Delegates to  the convention aie notified to buy-  only single fare tickets to Summei-  'lanci securing .standard certificates  from .the.agents at the points where  tickets aie bought and reduced faies  for* l etui n may, be obtained. ���������'  Messrs H. G. Pollock and C. E. Oliver  are engaged in prospecting   the Pollock, group,  and  we   understand are  well pleased with some of the  results  being met. with.   The Gazette hopes  to pay a \ isit to the property shortly.  The present work has been under way  for over- thiee weeks and if the property continues to  improve as  it has  been, doing the, stock-holders will have  i-eason.to,congratulate themselves on  the outlook.   A defect in  incorporation-of the company has recently been  remedied that will improve the situation so far as  stock   sides -are     concerned.  '��������� Ou, Friday , last Victor Payne who  was working with the repair gang on  one of the trestles of the gravity tramway ,uiet ,with an accident - which  might have turned out rather seiious  for him. He is a little hard of hearing  and was warned by the foreman in  charge that he,should watch for the  cars whenever .he saw the cable in  motion; but miscalculating the time,  he allowed a descending loaded car to  get;on the trestle before he could get  off. Fortunately for him he was on  Lhe.outside^of tjie cable and- was-free  to jump, which he did, but not before  the car had struck him and caused  him to turn a somersault before a-  lighting,into a snowbank and .missing  a stone heap that was near by. Beside  a rather severe, shaking up he received  no damage except a bruised hip that  was ;i-ather.painful for.af eW;days.  WATCH IT GROW  JIt is destined to be the Greatest; Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  i  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now wilt bring- you Big  Returns in a Few Months  BwmwmB^umtBWKiBwm^m^BiBBw^y^wi^Bmtw^BBmmBBBm  Buy Now; Don't Put it Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMR  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager  HEDLEY, B.C.  E=S=S    MARRIED.  On March 5th, at Olalla, by the Rev. A. H.  . ;.,..Rnnspn)e,,-'I>r. JVlbrton-D. ���������MeEtven, of-Hcri.-  ley,"la'te.6f Keremeos, to Miss Lillian E.  Smitheram, of Olalla.  Wire Wound and Continuous  WOOD STAVE   PIPE  For Irrigation, Power, and Water Systems  Write for Catalogue  THE DOMINION WOOD PIPE CO., Limited  New Westminster, B. C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Mr. S.'E. Hamilton went out on  Monday's, train fhi:--Sandpoint, Idaho,  to spend a few weeks, with his little,  daughter and her* grand parents, taking with him the remains of.-his bite  wife for re-interment in the family  plot at Garfield.  G. McEachern, electrician, bad an  accident  on -the tramway last w.eek  , running^betweeri the machine ^iiojr  and the tipple, which came nearly resulting in a broken foot. His loot was  caught between one of the little 4x4  blocks used to carry the cable and the  ,   front of the car. .'������������������-.  The afternoon tea given by the  Ladies' Hospital Auxiliary on Friday  afternoon last was well patronized anel  something over- $15.00 added, to the  funds of the Auxiliary to enable them  to purchase material from which to  make articles that will be required for  the Work of the hospital. These teas  are to be given monthly and the auxiliary meets fortnightly.  The Oroville train had a narrow escape on Wednesday morning of last  week. They had just come round a  sharp curve when the engineer saw a  large boulder on the track iu front of  him and at once threw on the air  brakes which brought the train to a  standstill within a few feet of the  rock. All the able bodied help among  the crew and passengers was required  to get the boulder oil" the track before  the train could proceed, and those  who experienced the sudden stopping  of thu train did not find it comfortable.  Mr. G. B. Armstrong, merchant of  Merritt, was in Hedley for a couple of  days at the end of last week, and took  in the works of the Hedley Gold Mining Co. as well as calling on :��������� number  of old acquaintances. Mr. Armstrong  in a' lloyal Merritfonian, and sees a.  great future for the black diamond  town of thu Nicola. Valley, where a  population of about a thousand have  already gathered. The superior character of the Nicola coal and the prospect of additional railway connection  rates are features which he is counting  on to work wonders for -Merritt.  Just-Mistaken  To Pere. Monsabre, the, distinguished French preacher, there came one  Sabbath after mass a lady who insist-  ���������ed-^hatisne^must-'see him on,an affair,  of great importance. It was a matter  of conscience, and she explained that  she was most seriously disturbed. In  fact, she was sadly given to vanity!  That very morning, she confessed she  .had lqpkjed^n. theglass and had yield-  6d;to the,; temptation of thinking herself pre-Sty.  Pere Morr,tsabre looked at her.    'Is  that all,'my daughter?" *  "Thatisall"  .'.���������The.n.go. in. peace,  for to make a  mistake is not a sin."  '     METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., .for the week  ending Mar.   5,   1910 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  Feb. 27           . .        26       .. 8  28      ..'..."���������-   34   ... 18  Mar   1    ���������      '"..         34       .. 5  2           ..         25 12  .3           ....     "20       .. 15  4 ..         34       .. 27  5 ..30       .. 22  Average maximum temperature 31.14 ���������  Average, minim urn do        15.28  Mean temperature 23.21  Rainfall for the week     .     inches.  Snowfall       "       " 5. "  CORRESPONDING WEEK OK LAST YEAK  Highest maximum' temperature 37.  ���������  X  ���������  ���������  .���������  X  ���������  ���������  ���������  We Have It  Smoked. Haddies  Kippered Herring  Boneless Codfish  - Salt HetTing  SalmonrBellies  Canned Salmon  ,   "    Kipperd'Hemng  ; '";;      Mackerel  ���������" Oysters;  .'���������'���������'"'.'      Clams'  .-'-:u       Lobsters.'  I.  ���������  ���������  ������������������  3#  ���������  ���������  Hedley, B. C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Average  maximum           do  32.42  Lowest minimum       .do  4.  Average  minimum           do  7.57  Mea n  do  AT THE  MILL.  10.  Maximum  Minimum  Feb. 27  44  23  28  42  30  Mar   1  40  29  2  ..         57  28  3  -IS  2S  4  50  2S  a  ..       .47  22  Average  maximum temperat  tire 47.71  Average  minimum          do  .     26.85  Mean  do  27.28  Rainfall for the week   .       inches  Snowfall  <<       (i   <>.  tt  COUKKSI'O.VDI.VG WEEK Ol'* T.AST YEAK  Highest maximum tenipeiat  tiro   50  Average  do               do  42.71  Lowest minimum              do  20.  Average  do               do  24.14  Mean  do  33.42  ���������  HOTEL SIMILKAfiEEN  THE   LEADING    HOTEL  OF    THE  SIMILKAMEEN   VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first-class in  every respect; being equipped with all modern conveniences���������electric light, telephone  Baths, etc. : : Hates Moderate.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  ���������  And 1909 Best of AH  With over Eight Millions,of new  business written in Canada  alone in 1909.  Began business in 1870 with assets $6,216, and now the assets  are over $14^000,000.  Canada's Wig Popular Company  Chosen alike by rich and poor.   .  William J. Twiss  MANA-aER.  Fee Block,  - ���������" 570 Granville St.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  A. nEORAW, Local Agent.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C.  I  X  I  X  X  *i  x  X  i  X  X  *1 <k-n  i       *r      si  '^^^Bfe*.  ;      ������    P        tl ������  'I \$A  ^   Frank Dollemore  Proprietor  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE!  I  ;  i  X  X  %  X  X  X  I  %  X  i  t  X  K  l  X  K  x  X  X  X  K  X  X  W 5.I..lo:  Great Northern  Hotel  xV new hout-c containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.    Rates  moderate.  THOS. BRADSHAW, Proprietor  ������5������S������>t������?������?^������5-H^������l8WSS|>?IWWI'^fctieit'>u������W  THE   GAZETTE!  FOR  -xm Gommerciai -PrintIn-o  "* I TRY THE  "������������������ Gazette Jo!) Dept. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,  MARCH 10, 1910.  .'���������II       '.!������������������  '���������{J  u  W~1WW~~>  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen-��������� Famed for Fruit Growing  .li'1  ���������I?4  Town and Lower Valley.  Keremeos items received too . late  for this issue will appear-next week.  C. V, Prosser went to Hedley on  Tuesday.  H. B. Meausette went to Hedley on  Monday returning the same day.  A large quantity of rice was shipped  by V. V. & E. from Keremeos on M/m-  .day. ...  Merchant  Shaw   has a fine  herd of  >      beef cattle,  milch cows and  calves.at  Gillespie's stable.  Miss Florence Daly went up at the  beginning of the week on a short visit  to friends at Hedley.  L. O. Lodge, 1770, has, Veil ted Kniid-  son's.Hall and hereafter ..'meetings of  the lodge will be held in it..      ���������   ;  The K. K. J-Kliib turned out in force  on Tuesday for the social at the home  of Mrs.. Daly and a pleasant evening  is reported by the Ks.  Dr. Jackson, dentist, came from  Hedley on Monday, and is a guest at  Kirby's hotel.- He is ready to pull a.  grinder qr'to build a  bridge.  Orvel Wilson attended the meetings  of the Orange Grand Lodge last month  lit Karnloops and at a regular meeting  of our lodge here.gave a most interesting and instructive report.  Mr. B. Hoy, one. of the well informed  horticnlturalists ;from Victoria will  lecture in Keremeos hall on pruning  and spraying, at 2 p. m. on Friday,*  11th inst. After the lecture he will  give an exhibition iu the orchards of  ;/...'. pruning'andspraying.. ':  f^^v*.'-rA'li-.-'Svere pleased .to see ��������� Dorothy  SS:^eause'tte return^onFriday last from  v S*'the-Hedley hospitfil'andr to 'note'the  good progress she had made towards  ���������    recovery,  giving evidence of the^care  apd skill which bad been exercised in  NEW KEEPSAKES FOR JOHN  The Reboubtable John  Houston Secures  Crop of Interesting: Obituaries���������The  Nelson Supply Particularly  Touching  A fortnight ago news despatches  told of the serious illness of, John  Houston, Kootenay's pioneer newspaper man, who had recently started  a paper at Fort George. Last week",  however, provincial dailies published  a despatch to the efffct that he had  died of pneumonia at Blackwater  when being conveyed to the hospital.  Obituaries containing the most eulogistic matter that had been fired at  John for many a long day appeared in  all the papers and the citizens of Nelson- we're"getting- -ready 'to-'accord, him  a-civic funeral.  The remainder of the tale is'best  told in: the following ���������despatch from  the Nelson .News:'.  Victoria, March 4���������John Houston is  not dead. Accordmg to a message received inVancouver 'today, he arrived  at Quesnel on horseback, practically  recovered from his attack of pneumonia. His reported 'deiiiise. whs received here yesterday by" J.1 A.'Fraser,  M.P;P. for C.a.riboc); All the papers J n  the province have, printed his obituary.'.,'   '''���������"--    '' "    ������������������'   :  .  "'��������� -���������'"���������' :  GEO. KIRBVf  . ��������� Notary Public.    .  HEAL ESTATE '.,',; L MINES  Agent for :���������������������������.���������  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  '.' Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Kehemeos, B. G.���������,���������'���������'���������'���������  ','. ���������  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CON-VEYAXCING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  FIRE  INSURANCE   ',  AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE     ���������   -~     KEREMEOS; B.C.  GROCERIES and HARDWARE  Dry Goods, Boots arid Shoes  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  P. BROMLEY,  GENERAL BLACKSMITH  Horse-Shoeing* a Specialty  KEREMEOS, =     "-^     -  B. C.  Hotel Keremeos  ,  Opposite G. N. R. Station  OUR SPECIALTIES  Ridgeways Teas and Coffees  Five Roses Flour  AGENTS FOR  Campbell's Clothing  Hudson Bay Blankets  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  GEO.  KIRBY,  Manager.  PLUMBING  WARM AIR  HEATING  "Victoria,. ,.March., ,4.���������The Colonist  this morning published the story* of  John Horns ton's death, and his obituary. Tonight it has received a dispatch from Quesnel saying he reached  there all right.  AND  -eae������itfeKie������eiM&**w*ai^^  * x  x      When in Keremeos stop at the -j*  I   Central Hotel  | TWEDDLE & ELMHIRST, Proprietors.  lier'behalf  Some who saw Dr. McEwen off for  Hedley with his bride on Monday  were surprised to see, him back the  same afternoon on the train south  hour1, where he had'a professional  call to Chopaka. Even the excuse "I  have married a wife" will not suffice  for a doctor when duty calls.  Mr. Callaghan, of the firm of Eviins,  Beck & Callaghan,, Vancouver, has  purchased" fruit lot 15 and Mr. R.  Clark, brother of Mr. Geo. B. Clark,  lot 16, part of. the J. C. Woodrow  estate. Mr. J. Tickell, who has had 7  years' experience in looking after fruit  lots at Peachland for Mr., Beck, will  attend to the work on these- lots for  Callaghan and Clark. .Mr., and .Mrs.  Tickell took possession of the-houseon  Lot 15 last week. ,  The coast papers report that a national apple show for Canada will be  held in Vancouver this fall. The leading business firms and the council of  Vancouver, realizing the great importance of such an exhibition are making liberal grants towards is. The  proposition is. a good one for Vancouver and for the Province and should  receive the countenance and active  support of all our fruit-growers.  Where will Keremeos be in this work?  Keremeos fruit should decorate* the  show. The soil, climate and sunshine  should put us in the prize list.  GENERAL  TINSMITHING  "Proposals for a. civic funeral for  .John Houston.Jn Nelson were inter-  'l'-upted yesterday by a rep,or.t.frori)J>Ii-..'  Houston, when last heard of wasValive'  Confirmation of tlie fact was not'ob-"  tained, 'however, until last evening.  Mr. Houston will be able to'say, with'  Mark Twain, that "the rumor of my  death was greatly exaggerated.7' ���������  "The first doubt of the reported demise of the  pioneer journalist, came  with the response to a telegram sent  to   Blackwater   by   Harry  Houston,  from  Nelson,  to the telegraph ;agent,  inquiring if the body of Mr. Houston  had  been  sent to Ashcroft.    Within  two hours the reply came back; ."John  Houston passed here en route to Quesnel yesterday to see doctor.   Suffering  from insomnia and bad case of nerves.  Do not believe there is any immediate,  danger.     Wire W. Cooke, Quesnel tomorrow for particulars." . This answer  came at noon,  aud tho,ugh Mr.;Houston  wired Quesnel at once," no reply  was received last night.   The Daily  News,  however,  wired its correspondents,    the; above   dispatches   being  their replies.  Needless to say, the news nas caused  greatgratification.in Nelson.'' '   -'  .���������93S-:S-'  Orders  by Mail  will receive  Prompt Attention  ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON  . APPLICATION  H. B. MEAUSETTE  " Keremeos Station.  For a Luxurious Shave,  Hair-Cut or Bath go to ," '_������������������������������������'���������  BOOSTER'S^  TONSORIAL f PARLOR  $ Sole Agents for Princeton Coal  I Free Bus to all trains  | B. C. Fruit Lands Office  $ Headquarters for all stage lines.  Keremeos Hardware  ******  Box Trade in Cigars a specialty  A fine line of-Cigars   and  Tobaccos, Fruit and  Confectionery  POOL TABLE,IN CONNECTION  BENNET CHARGES GRAFT  Says Attorney-General of Alberta Made  Demands for Campaign Funds  A. J. SAUNDERS  < ���������*'  Keremeos.  Stoves and Ranges  Shelf & Heavy Hardware  Paints and Oils  ;-���������������*������������������������*������-:������-:  TOMMY SING  Contracts for Work  Land scrubbed'or.tiny kind of work by-  contract at reasonable rates.  Silk Handkerchiefs sold cheap, imported direct'froni China.  SING LEE  LAUNDRY  Work called for and delivered.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kekemeos, B.C.  Keremeos-Penticton Mail Stage.  Leaves Keremeos for Penticton on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon.  Leaves Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 a.m., arriving in  Keremeos at noon. .       ��������� "'  W. E. Welbv, Proprietor.  ESTRAY  GENERAL NEWS.  The floods in France, caused a direct  loss of $140,000,000 and the indirect  losses in addition thereto is estimated  to have been asHnuch more,  Government ownership of telephones has proven a great success in  Manitoba.  Canadian securities are being well  received in London many bonds of  private corporations paying six percent meeting ready sale.  Toronto congregationalists have  voted almost unanimously for union  with the methodists and presby tei ians.  Conductor Thomas   Reynolds . has  been given the Albert medal for hero  ism displayed at the Webwood wreck  on the Sop branch of the C. P. R.  The Federal House has been in session since November and many government supporters who are not enamored of the naval policy want to  get home. To this end they have circulated a "round robin" to lay over  the bill until next year and have the  House  prorogued at or before Easter.  Edmonton, Alberta, March 3���������A five  hour's speech by R. B. Bennett, Conservative, and junior member for Calgary, culminated at midnight in charges that President Clarke, head of the  Alberta and Great Waterways Co.,  had split up $300,000 with his colleagues on the sale of bonds, and that  he himself had been approached by  financial interests seeking to influence  his vote on this question.  Mr. Bennett said th������.t the bonds actually sold at 110 and that the difference between that and par, at which  price they were represented to have  been sold, was the amount which went  into the pockets of the Morgan house  and the Clark railway promoters. The  Morgans got more than $250,000.  Mr. Bennett also mentioned the report that Attorney General Cross had  demanded $12,000 for* the . campaign  fund from the Automatic; /Telephone  Co.. as the price of the contract for an  automatic system in Calgary.  '���������f shall ask the senior member for  Calgary if this is not true," said Mr.  Bennett.  "Substantially true," replied Mr.  dishing, who as minister of public  works was in charge of the telephone  negotiations carried on by the government.  fAME on tho premises of the undersigned in  *-" January an iron groy Illly witlnone white  hind foot and branded on the left stifle  thus; ��������� o  v ���������  Owner is requested to prove property  expenses and remove it.  8-1 M. McAULEY  pay  E. M. GROOKER  Keremeos, B.C.  Keremeos Trailing 60.  Retail   and   Wholesale  of General Merchandise  ALWAYS PLEASED TO SHOW GOODS  G.  G.   KEELER,  Keremeos, B. C.  WING SING & CO.  LAUNDRY  General Merchants & Employment Contractors.  Keremeos, B.C.  a������ie������e>(>w������i>w*wiMeit>MtaMWK������t*tiw*w  LAND ACT.  ������������������TAKE NOTICE that Kenneth Carlton Boyd  -*- Krith, of Greenwood, U. C, oeetipution  Postmaster, intends to apply for permission to  purehiiso the following deseribed lands: Commencing at u post planted on the west boundary of Indian Kcscrve Lot No. .'I, thence 20  chains along Indian Keserve Lot No. -1, thunce  south 40 chains, thence east 20'chains, thence  north along the Indian Reserve 10 chains to  point "of starting.  IvKNNKTIl C-AIU.TON BOVI) ElUTII.  William Ai.exanmck Hainijcq, Agent.  Dated December Sth. 11)09.  Golf Links in the Moon  When   writing-    Advertisers  . Mention the Gazette.  Please  Golf Illustrated  The.-'late' Tom Morris was once  shown .the moon through a telescope  by Colonel Allen, then a resident in  Saint Andrews. Tom's only comment  was:     "She's terrible fu' o' bunkers."  KEREHE05  MEAT   MARKET  .1. C. McAULEY  Successor to  E. M. CROOKER  Formerly Geo. Cawston  ^a^k-aa*0*^^-*0*-**-***-*^-*".-*-**  Tommy Points a Moral  Lippincott's  Tommy���������Papa, will you please mend  my hobby-horse?  Papa���������Yes. Tom my, when I get  time. And I'll mend the dining-room  sofa, and the armchair, and the clothes-screen, and���������"  Tommy Gee! Won't you be busy,  papa, when you get time?  1LK1Z1R HOTEL  Keremeos, B. C.  BENNETT & FORD,  Proprietors  G. C.  Bennett,   Manager.  KeremeosJireGtoro.  Board of Trade���������George Kirby, President; R. H. Carmichael, Secretary.  ('"������'"���������]  Similkameen Farmers' Exchange���������J. J.  Armstrong, President; W. M. Frith, Secy.  Public  School   Board���������George  Kirby,  Ezra Mills, R. Elmliirst, Secretary.  Customs' Office���������W. M. Frith, Sub-Collector.  Land Registry Office���������Karnloops, W. H.  Edmonds, District Registrar.  Presbyterian Church���������Rev. A. H." Cameron, Pastor.  Methodist Church���������Rev. G. R.-B.  Kinney, B.A., Pastor.  Church of England���������Rev. A.  H.   Ran-  sbme, M. A., Incumbent.  Constable and Deputy Game Warden���������  M. B. Ewart.  Issuer of Marriage Licenses-!. A. Brown.  Coroner���������Dr. M. D. McEwen.  Justices of the Peace���������T.' .W., Coleman,  Frank Richtor.  Postmaster and Telephone Agent���������Geo.  Kirby.  Government Agent���������J. R. Brown, Fair-  view.  Member of Parliament���������Martin Burrell,  Grand Forks, P. O.  Member Provincial Assembly���������L. W.  Shatford, Penticton P. O.  Town Hall���������J. J. Armstrong, Mgr.  Keremeos Hall���������Geo. Loudon, Mgr,  Great Northern R'y���������Daily train, west  bound 10:30 a. m.,   eastbound  4.20   p. m.  L. A. King, Agent. 8     Sbi'-i  Mails���������Going west closes at 10 a.m.,  going east closes at 3.45 p.m.; via Penticton stage, at 11.30 Mondays, Wednesdays  and Fridays.  (For mercantile and other business institutions see advertisements on this page.)  WM. DALRYMP'LE  GENERAL  BLACKSMITH  Your Patronage Solicited,  isfaction Guaranteed.  Sat-  Cumming's Old Stand  (Keremeos Centre)  t  *t-l  7 m

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