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 AND SIMILKAMEEN  s-ER.  Volume VII.  HEDLEY, B. C., THUESDAY, MAKCH IU. 1911.  Number 10.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  IIS years'practice in Vancouver.]  S. O. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  K. C. BROWN  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  NOTARY PUBLIC, Etc.  PRINCETON,  B.C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. BAKXES, Prop. PjBNTICi'O.V, B.C.  Water Notice  -V"OTlC'K is hereby given that an application  -���������-' will be made under Part V" of the ������������������Water  Act, 1S09," to obtain a licence in the Similka-  mcen Division of Yale District.  a���������Tho name, address and occupation of the  'applicant; Chas. de B. Green, surveyor,  Fair-  view. B. C.  Ib���������-The name of the lake, stream or sourse (if  -unnamed, the description is)TastaIiiiden|(.Shasta  Valenty) crock.  c-The point of diversion about three miles  (from the crossing* of the Eairview-Osoyoos  I wagon road.  d���������The quantity of water applied for in cubic  | feet per second; three  The character of the proposed works a ditch  I or flume into natural reservoir or pond on Lot  *Uf������i  f���������The promises on which the water is to be  |iised, Lot 3199.  g-���������The purposes for which the water is to bo  |used Agriculture  li���������If for Irrigation describe the iand intended to be irrigated, givinp* acreage, about 50acres  if lot sua  j���������Area of Crown land intended to  be occu-  Ipied by the proposed works, about 0..> acres.  i K���������This notice was posted on the 3rd day of  March 1911, and application will be made to  die commissioner on the 3rd day of April, .1911.  '.���������Give the names and addresses of any ripn-  hi.-in proprietors or licensees who or whose land  Is likely to be effected hy the prososed works,  I'ithci- above or below the outlet. I-\ Richter's  Istate.  CHAS. DE B. GRKBX, l-'airvicw  irand Union  lotel  HEDLEY, B. C.  first Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  ptocks  /Wines  iHerbertB. Brown  Broker  M EltREK   VAXCO lT V K IS  .VIINIXC5  EXVHA N*(i 15  |i:; Pender St. W. Vancouver.  Write iiu* about your claims  A. F. & A. M.  r02f RKGULAIt monthly meetings of  *���������**��������� Hedley Lodge Xo. 13, A. K. & A. JL.  are held on the second Friday iu  lit-h month in Fraternity hall. Medley. Visiting  1-etliren are cordially invited to attend.  K. FRASER.  \V. lYl  J. A. SCHUBERT,  Secretary  L. O. L.  "PsT <s.l������ii^k       Regular monthly  meetings of  rw^^^n lrwl *���������-'������������������' Jjl"|r-r(-'   ''l'  ������������������"���������"  li'*ld  on  ^s$l   ���������       *''"'    rliir'f    Monday    in     every  cSai-lii^S'inoiith in Fraternity Bull.   Visit-  *,- hrcthern are cordially invited to attend.  .70I1X .T AM I K.SOX. \\". M.  \VM. LOXSDALE. Sec't.  |. a. <;. STl'DI)  irAKOI.I) .mav.vi: u.u.v  Members VatK-ouvei- Stock Fxcliuugc  |eal]Estale,  insurance, Stock, Loan  and Mortgage Brokers  728 Hastings Street \V  Opposite Xoh' Post: Oilier  P. O. BOX (Kill  w.  H. T.  GAHAN  Barrister,  Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk  Block  PENTICTON,  -  B. C.  At J. A. Nesbitt's,  Penticton, B. C.  "Tlie Moore" Gasoline Lights,  Mantles, Globes and all repairs  at Vancouver prices.  Violins and Accordions, Football and Baseball Goods, Gramophone Needles,  Auto Spray Pumps, Quassia  Chips, and- Whole Oil Soap,  Arsenate of Lead.  Cultivators, PIoavs, etc  Raymond Sewing Machines,  Needles and Repairs.  Bicycles and Repairs.  Nickel Plate Mitie Pays Regular  and Special Dividends at  the End of March  LOOKS   LIKE   20%  PER YEAR  ALL THING TO ALL MEN  Freak  Movements Require Freak Arguments to Boost Them  J. A. NESBITT  Penticton       -     -       B.C.  Stock is Quoted at $20 Per Share and  Hard to Get as Very Little is Offering  ���������Everybody Sitting Tight With  Mine and Plant in Good Shape.  THE  New  ZEALAND  HOTEL  . *.   ��������� ���������     *    . *     ���������������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and , First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Try  .nw\\\\\\\%  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  arid   Invigorating.  The director-- oi' tho Hedley Gold  Mining Co. at their head office in New  York on March 8th, declared the usual  quarterly dividend of 3% and an extra  dividend of 2% on the outstanding  stock of tlie company payable on  Match 31st. The hooks close to-dav.  Thursday March 16th at 3 p.m. and  will remain closed until April 1st ab  10 a. in.  When the extra dividend of 2% was  paid at the end of December last it  was thought that this extra hon hon  was given during the Christinas period as a sort of holiday gift to stockholders, hut its repetition now, three  months later, puts a different face on  the matter and indicates very clearly  that this is the gait they have struck  under present operating conditions  and the present condition of the mine.  Five per cent quarterly is certainly  hitting it off to a lively tune thai  must appear catchy and attractive to  the fortunate stock-holder and the  concerns which are paying 20% today  are few'and far between.  The new plant is now in operation  and while a few weeks may yet be required for adjustment in order to get  their full duty, there is no doubt that  the effects in the way of securing a  material saving in extraction are already apparent and accounts for the  ineerased dividend. When the water-  supply increases sufficiently to enable  them to dispense with the steam auxiliary plant the profits will be still  greater.  fALfl'GE'  Livery, Feed k Sale tables  HKDI.EY   15. C.  U A good stock of Horses and Bigs on  Hand.   If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  W OOD   FOB   S A L E !  PI1011.   11        INNIS  BROS. Proprietor.--.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  TORONTO'S BIG KICK  Mass   Meeting   5000 Strong   Condemn  Reciprocity���������Most of Speakers  Prominent Liberals'  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville. 1st  to :i4th of each month.  Office  on  North   Main   .Street.  NOTICE  Toronto, March 9th���������-Five thousand  people occupied Ma.ssey Hall this evening at the meeting to protest against  reciprocity, and a great many more  were turned away. Sir William Mortimer Clark, formerly lieutenant govei-  nor of Ontario, occupied the chair.  The meeting was announced as a nonpartisan gathering intended to inaugurate a campaign to protest against the  a greeiiient. With the exception of T  G. Blackstock, the speakers were all  Liberals.  The resolution, presented by Z. A,  Lash, K.C.. and seconded by W. T.  White, managing director of Lhe National Trust company, was passed  withoutu question. After setting forth  the same arguments against Reciprocity contained in the protest of the  ���������'aforementioned 18 Liberals" the resolution declared that before the agreement went into effect it should be  passed upon by tin* people and that to  prevent the continuance of the disturbance of trade already caused by the  action of the government, the election  should be held without delay. The  other speakers were Arthur Hawkes  and W. K. George.  (Nelson .Vows)  Liberal papers 011 the prairie tell  their readers that the coming in force  of the reciprocity agreement will be a  great thing because it will lower the  price of fruit.  In the fruitgrowing districts they  say that the fruit grower will get  more for-his fruit than he does- now.  In the cities the working man is told  that it will reduce the cost of living  by reducing the price of farm products.  In rural districts the .-farmer is told  that it means higher prices for the  same products.  The prairie wheat grower is told  that the price he can get in Minneapolis is better than the price he can  get by exporting grain to Europe. Figures are published showing how  much more per* acre the land will be  ���������worth when all the wheat goes to  Minneapolis and brings in six cents  more per bushel,  In Vancouver and Fort William and  in other railway towns, they say that  the wheat and other traffic will continue to go east and west as at present  and that these towns and railways  will not be injured.  Everyone who ships into the United  States will be enriched by taking off  iii' the duty, because it is the producer  who pays the duty.  Everyone who buys from the United  States will get goods cheaper because  it is the 'consumer who pays the duty.  Good results will come from taking  the duty off fruit, from leaving it on  implements, from keeping lumber on  the tree list ;md from keeping coal off,  from having reciprocity in wheat and  from not having it in flour.  Truly it must be a magnificent agreement that can produce all these contradictory results at one and the same  time; .and the statesmen who can invent legislation that will perform all  these stunts simultaneously are, indeed wonderful statesmen. Also the  good people who  in each   part of the  AFTER THE HEN TOO  Sir Wilfrid Has a Crow to  Pick With  Her ss Well as With the  Fruit Grower.  , ' News-Advertiser  Those who keep hens and sell eggs  in this province have a personal interest in the reciprocity treaty. This  agreement makes eggs free. The present Canadian duty is three cents and  that of the United States five cents.  According to the trade tables .Canada  imported' last year. 893,324 dozen eggs,  of which 757,316 came from the United  States. Canada exported only 160,650  dozen,, of which 35,732 went to the  United' States. The blue books no  longer give the importations of-particular articles by provinces, but v< ���������  cortiiin .that a large part of,the inn  ed eggs come to British Golui.. .  Kansas eggs i\ve delivered inVaiu.-....-  yet less "than a week from the hennery  and are thus classed as new laid They  are now offered in retail shops here  in large quantities, after paying the  duty. Under free trade they will compete on still more favorable .terms  with the local product.  country  believe all  these  things are  wonderful believers.  FATAL FIRE AT PRINCETON  News reached Hedley on Monday  morning of the burning of the Princeton hotel owned by James Wallace  and the death of one occupant. The  lire took place at -1 a. 111. [Sunday morning and the origin is unknown. The  main Ivavb of the hotel being a log  building it was easier to keep the fire  from spreading than iu the case of a  frame structure. The.'most regrettable feature, of the fire was the fatality  which-attended it. The victim was  an Austrian named Joe Galitzky, who  had been working at the Nickel Plate  before he went to' Princeton a couple  of weeks ago. The man had been intoxicated to the degree ot helplessness  the night before and in the excitement of the lire- he was forgotten.  There was said to be $1(100 insurance  on the premises and the owner had  been .offered .$12000 for the property a  while before.  SIMIbKA.MKKN LAND DISTRICT  IUSTUICT Ol'* VA'.K  "~TA Is K notice tli-it, \tjiI C. Haynes of Fail-view  x     occupation  Ht-M-Uumii,   intends   to  apply  for   permission  to    lease thu   following    described lands:  CuMiiniMicing at ;i post planted on the southwest corncrof I'll Xo (ils thence north lilt chains  thence west SI I elm. ns, t In-nee south ,0 chains,  thence east SOehains, thence north 2() ehuins to  point of copmienneiiient., and containing ,'UO  acres more or less.  VAI, (.'. IIAVNKS  Fob. I'itli, hllO 7  fancouver,  B. C.  When   writing   Ac versers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  .Mrs. J. A. Hrown has derided on  Friday, April 28th as the date of her  concert in Hedley when our townspeople may look for a musical treat.  It is Airs. Brown's intention to give  the Hedley Hospital the benefit of  proceeds over and above expenses  which is very generous indeed on her  part and more than anyone was expert-nig. Her system of vocal instruction aims at thoroughness and pupils  are jjnot given tasks they have not  been prepared for by suitable instruction. For this reason it is not improbable that only those who have had an  opportunity of becoming fairly advanced in their studies may be. asked  to sing. In any case the public may  look forward to a program of special  merit.  Among the fuel producers of the  district that Avill henceforth cater to  the warming up of, British Columbians  is the Osoyoos Coal Co. on the Similkameen about live miles above Princeton. By the by, the name is the most  objectionable feature about the whole  concern for like tin- appending of the  name Ashnola to the same locality a  few years ago, the use of the name  "Osoyoos" for the coal property is  another geographical misfit that is  calculated to do mischief by needlessly confusing. Fortunately, however,  the coal is of a. character that will  carry its own recommendation and  W. C, McLean who has had charge of  the opening up of the property is in  receipt of numerous bouquets (metaphorically speaking) from those who  have used if. About 25-car-loads were  taken out during the past winter and  and shipped to vaiious parts of the interior by way of introducing it and a  carload brought into Medley by A.  Winkler is said to haye given good  satisfaction to those who obtained  some of it. Whether it is used to cook  the. "pan-itch" or warm up the toddy  Abu; ran fully recommend it to his  friends. I  THE COLONEL HITS BACK  To my Old Friend Megraw  Editor of the Hedley Gazette  Decir Sir: '  You do your con tern porary,the Editor of the Summerland Review, a  great injustice in your issue of March  2nd in assuming that I (Colonel Cart-  wright) was responsible for his* sensible and patriotic stand in favor of  reciprocity.  T have no doubt that he consulted  some of the Conservative and successful fruit growers of this .place before  expressing himself in the able way ne  did. Taking his cue, from them,-���������do  you know that our good pieces of fruit  land are bringing from $1,000 to $1,400  per acre for orchards not yet in full  bearing? Last year one conservative  fruit grower netted $-1,000from twelve  acres, while two others realized half  that amount each from about the  Siiine area. They sold privately, shipping only fully ripened fruit and getting cash in advance.  It is true that our poor fruit may  need protection, but it would need  treble the present protection to help  it. Next year we won't have any poor  fruit from Summerland, we need not.  We want Chicago and Ney Yorw markets for our high grade apples. Moreover, we desire both English and  American buyers to take in our district after taking in Oregon and  Washington.  I do not remember exactly what all  my 1S91 views referred-- to in your  March 2nd editorial were, nor does it  matter. At present I favor reciprocity, not so much for it's immediate  good effects, but more particularly because it will open the eyes of the farmers on both sides of the line, and  show how little protection ran ever  help them. This will undoubtedly  start high protection on the down  grade. You know the rest, or my  efforts towards redeeming you from  your ways in 1891 have indeed proved  futile.  I am sorry that you should have referred to my father. Me is not responsible for me although he- started me  in the right direction. Henry George  has to answer for my opinions on  trade, transportation and real estate  matters.  You will agree with me that the  world has moved in ourdirection since  the year referred to, and is still moving with accelerated speed. Had you  not better get into our band wagon  and move along to the tune of "Progress" rather than be left behind in  the slough to die, or do you not believe in death-bed repentance!  Yours sincerely  K. C.VIiTWKlOIlT  ANOTHER METAPHOR WANTED  In view of the fact that so eminent  an authority on fruit pests as Mr.  Maxwell Smith has likened Bruce of  Saturday Sunset to "a festering pimple on the posterior of humanity"  wouldn't if be well for Bruce's two  idolatrous admirers, the editors of the  Chilliwack New Era and the Nicola  Valley News, to offer a modest prize  to other naturalists for suggestions  for a similarly suitable metaphor by  which to establish their identities ? THE HEDLEY GAZETTE,'MARCH 10,TOIL  '&(%'&&% j?  " -$  and  1 imilkameen Advertiser.  s  u ���������.! on Tiiiu>dnys. by lie- IIkiu.kv (J.\ZK*n*K  I 'l.l.\ rr.o ami I 'r l:l isii i N(; Com i-.\.\v,  !.'MIT--|i.   al    llcillev.   It. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  !���������"���������(.: Ye.  .$2A  '"   l United Slate 0 .    Advertising Rates  Measurement. \2 lines to the ineh.  Land Notices-Ccrtillcates of improvement, etc.  ���������S7.00 foi' liO-day notices.' and $5M) for ''0-day.  notices.  Conlrnr.t Advertisements���������One inch per month*  *?l.::,i: over 1 ineh and up to I inches, SI.00  per inch porinouth. To constant, advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rales will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Transient Advertisements���������not, exceeding' one  inch. ������1.0(1 for one insertion. 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per lino for first insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  .Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract advertisements should  bo in the ollioe by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week'sissuo.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra l  charge. For changes oftener than once a month  he   price of composition   will he charged at  t'egular rates.  A. MEGRAW, Managing "editor.  of their plulf rni of ISO:-], they  either j  showed that tie y bad not believed the j  anti-nrotecti^n    d cbriues    thev    had j  "i  In-  n   ptcaehius;   or they   had   not the j  courage of their convictions, for when !  they got into p-iwoi-  by a llnke in 189(5  "AT IT HERE SHICE l-JOO?'  '$"���������������  on tlie  Mindiiil legislation" cry with  1  j Full Moon  jmi&J\J*%  t#   New Moon  11  M ]&j '&���������  w               no  bast quar.  A ("Mr^sV'  ^^L.   ***   ��������� A  r     First quar'.  22.  ^^^^< ^^^j  i.  '" 1011  .MAR  1911.  Sun. Mon.  Tues. Wed.  Thu. Fri. Sat.  I  2  3  4-  5  0  7  S  *  , 9  10  11  12  1.3  1-1  15  10  17  IS  19  20  21  22  23  21  25  26  27  2S  2:)  30  ���������31.  A FRIENDLY TILT  In iinother column will be found a  letter from our old and highly esteemed friend, Colonel Cartwright of Suni-  mcrland, in which he shows that we  were in error in laying upon him any  responsibility for the editorial apostasy of the Summerland Review on  the subject of Reciprocity.  Also  before going  any  further we  wish   to   congratulate   Colonel   Cart-  wright on   having advanced the first  real  argument   which   we   have   yet  seen in favor- of Reciprocity, for in doing so he has accomplished more than  his chief Sir 'Wilfrid Laurier whose  defence of the proposal was unworthy  the man aud unworthy the position he  holds.      Colonel    Cartwright's   argument, however, is substantial and supported  by an   instance which there is  no  gainsaying,  for when  we   tells us  that  "one  Conservative fruit grower  netted   $1,000 from   twelve, acres" he  deals with  accomplished tacts instead  of    visionary   hopes,   and   when   the  Summer-land   Review   referred   to the  high class    market   across    the    line  which awaited our better class of fruit  we wen.- disposed to  regard it sis more  or less of a pipe dream.    Of course the  case may be exceptional and we do not  know what all may be implied   in the  admission    "sold   privately,   shipping  only ripened fruit and  getting cash in  advance"'   but nevertheless  we believe  the   Colonel-thinks   if can be repeated  by those who ran  produce the quality  or he would not use the example.  The occasional vigorous prod which  he gives us we rather enjoy, for it  brings back recollections of .lis old  time aptitude to turn an argument;  be.-iiles it assures us that the intervening years have not had too mellowing  .-in effect and there is still plenty of the  old lighting sphit left.  But there is one thing we must not  let him get off with. Like many other  Liberals he is very fond of pointing  at the progiess made by Camilla, during  the   past decade   or two  and   pat-  the trade<-_uc.������*tioii temporarily shelved  2.50 | they  acc-'trd tlie   National policy'and  its high protection and have kept it iu  opei.-ition ever since.      It is true then-  was a revision of the  tariff in I.S97 but  no. appreciable lowering or re-adju^t-  ment of the duty further than tlie  Conservatives had themselves already  begun to make as announced by Fos-.  ter in that noted speech in which h ���������  quoted fiom Tennyson;  " riinfc man'.-: the best Conservative  Who lops the mouldor'd brunch away".  ft is true Canada has prospered under L:i.urier's regime, but prospered  mainly by virtue of tlie Conservative  trade policy, and that is the policy tin-  Liberals now propose to destroy on  the instalment plan with the present  reciprocity prop- sal as the first instal-  ni -nt,  Tinies and scenes have indeed changed since  Colonel'Cartwright'. and  the  editor discussed   some of  these  questions in  Stanley   ban ark's in  the long-  ago   that   seems   only   such-  a   short  while.   As politics were tabooed in the  ante-room   other opportunities had to  be sought.     A full captain then in the  permanent  force   and a  life-long student he has since  risen to   nearly'the  top of the military ladder, and it was  with mingled pleasure and regret that  we learned two years ago he had taken  up his'a bode in British Columbia after  failing  health   had  compelled him  to  resign his   position   on the staff at Ottawa.    And   now it seems  to us that  we could rather enjoy   resuming some  of  the. old  discussions,  for when  we  judge,  the   present and   the future iu  the lighi of the pa#t the old time Liberal   who will attempt   to justify   the  course  of  his  party  is  covered  with  confusion  at nearly every  turn of the  road.    All   we need   to do  is to  mark  the effects  of bhe trade   and transportation   policies   which, that   wise   old  statesman,  Sir John Macdonald,   put  through in the face of the  most determined opposition of the Liberals.  The  National  Policy and   the  building of  orffi A  75 Years in Business  Capital and Reserve Over $7,300,000  ���������ffl/fSER *  CCb  ^Savelcw Jionef,  *@mmtxict How!  We want everyorceto toiow  %t we are paying -.  c~<t% Merest^  perarmum credited m thlf  on. savings deposits (*1-  & upwarS) subject ]oWh-  5rdwaWche(j,ue&**  r^- \>% Merest^  on TiTTie deposits of -  SiiJinoTittis k over.���������-'.:  We myest monef for clients  in first mortgages & do a  general Itacial business.  We warifil&ur savingsaccrit  & if you are not saving -  sysTematically, * ���������- -**- '���������*������������������  (sominenceNowWittillS.  Deposits "by mail rt^  ..'+*���������+ easily "handled ���������  l(ou?arisend "byDraff,  Post Gffice ���������*���������. Cypress  Order or Re^istered^^  better & withdrawals  .can, be made -���������������-������������������������+ ���������"���������**���������> ������������������������'  -. ->* any way you wish.  Weare Responsible  Refer ft-**-*- + ��������� +���������*]���������  Dun9,Brad5treet3,  or to anyone -to *  VM60UV6R-  Write us about it Way  Doitnow!!!!!  Dow/p^CilTi).  ^Vancouver B.Ca|  BUSINESS    MEN'S  BANKING  Money  -id vm need to fi-  n'uiee your business.  Local     and     Foreign  drafts'bought and sold. ���������  Notes discounted.    Collections promptly made.-  Letters  of   Credit,  Money   Orders   aud   Telegraph  Transfers issued, payable in all the leading Cities of the  world.  Hedley  Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  the C. P. R. were the "open sesame's"  to Canada's present greatness-*. Kipling  in "One Viceroy Resigns", makes  Dufforin say of India:  "I took a country twice thu size of Franco  And shuttered up one doorway in the North.  I stand by those. You'll linrt Mint will pay,  1 pledged my name on them���������they're yours  to-night,  Hold to thciu-tliey hold fame enough fortwo"  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OK VALK  Perfect  We may be able to still further improve Victor Records���������thougn  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.      j=>      /?|  NEW DOUBLE SIDED RECORD"*���������SOc for the two.  Send 90c. and 10c. postage tor sample Record. --W^y  Write for catalogue of over 3,000 Records and watch ���������������������������fllpl'vl-l  the papers for list of new ones every month. .sJl^&&$  Berliner Gram-o-pbone Co., limited   ^^^^^K^i^-?  Montreal.  Afcnts Wanted Everywhere,  For Sale by  LOUIS C  ROLLS Sc CO.  HedleyB.C.  No Freight - No Express  You can buy from us at Montreal Prices.  ting his party on the hack in eon sequence of it, forgetting all the while  that Canada has been under the same  Jiseal policy as that inaug'urated liy  Sir John Macdonald after the general  election of 1S7S, and that although his  party opposed that fiscal policy in 1S78  and again in the elections of 18S2 and  1887 and still embodied their opposition to it in  thu anti-protection plank  In like manner we, the Conseiva-  tives, took a country many times the  size of France and sodderod up the  leak in the bottom to the south while  with the C. P. It., we made the Liberal's' "Sea of Mountains" (British Columbia) a veritable Arcatly where  Colonel Cartwright can come (none  more welcome) and for something  over $100 per acre buy good fruit land  that is now found to be worth from  $1,(100 to $1,-100 per acre and Ik; can  sit in peace and plenty under his own  vine and iig tree with his army Held  glass trained on New York and Chicago looking for a high-toned market  for his high grade fruit. The National  Policy and all-Canadian transportation lines. Colonel: \ve"stand by those"'  ���������'they're yours tonight". "Hold to  them���������they hold fame enough for  two" so drop your Reciprocity.  But wo do not want Colonel Cartwright to feel that all his efforts of  1801 were futile, for the seed sown bv  him on- the subject of single tax evidently made some impression. At all  events a little further reading on the  subject later on found us very strongly inclined in the direction of single  tax and opposed to tlu; absurd principle now in vogue of punishing thrift  and enterprise by taxing improvements instead of levying the rates on  land values.  TAKK notice that K. Guy Warner, of Vlc-  -*- toria, li. C, occupation real estate agent  intends to apply for permission to purchase tho  folio wing-described lands:  Commencing: at a po.st planted at the north-  wost.cornci* of lot 259. on Schwartz crock thence  south 20 chains, thence west SO chains, thence  north 20 chains, thence east 80 chains, containing KKI   acres.  K.GUV WAKNER  February 1*7 th. 1811. !M0  Western Distributors  WALTER F. EVANS ������> CO.  Successors to  DYKE, EVANS (Si, CALLAGHAN  536 Hastings St., Vancouver.  NOTICE  HIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OK VALK  'pake notice that C. .1. I.oewen. of Vancouver,  x occupation real estate agent, intends to  a*>ply for permission to purchase the following  land:  INimniencing at a post planted at the North  West ('orner of Lot ''.'i7: thenco northerly along  tlie east shore; of Dog I,'.'ke. 811 chains more or  less to t he South West,Corner of hot Hit, thence  oast, 7C-! links, more or le<s, to the east boundary of the < 'olunibia and Western Railway  rigid of way, being the west boundary of Lot  ���������.'71(1. group 1: then southerly 80 chains, more or  less along the west boundary of lot '.!71(l, to the  north boundary of Lot 'Y.Ti: tlieiH'O west .'(chains  more or less to the point ol'coiniiicncenient and  containing twenty-live acres more or less.  ClIAltLKS.I. LOKW1CN  Kichard II. Parkinson, agent.  .Ian i'ttb, Hill. l-lii  IThe  Halcyon  Sanitarium |  ANALYSIS OF WATER  8.11  803.43  74.59  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT  DISTKICT OK VALK  WJIEN WIMT1NU ADVKUTISKHS  J* LEA KB  MENTION TIIIS I'APKl*.  ���������"rAICE notice that Val C. Haynes, of Kairview  -1- H. ('., occupation Stockman, intends to apply for permission to lease the following  described land.  Commencing utii post planted at the southwest, corner of H. (iarrison's Pre-emption, Lot  'Ili'S. thence north 80 chains; thence west ������)  chains: thence south SO chains; thence east-'O  chains to tlie point of commencement, and containing* Kid acres, more or less.  VALC. IIAYNKS.  Win. R. Haynes, agent.  Feb I7tb. 1011.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  X  I  i  X  x    X Chlorine   X Sulphuric Acid   J Silica   ���������C Lime   K Alkalies as Soda   .a  J������ Magnesia   at Lithia   X Sulphuretted Hydrogen.  X '    H   - ��������� -       ���������������������������  X   .  jf William Boyd, Proprietor   ~ 1  Has recently been throughtly renovated XI  and re-furnished, and is now the greatest jf-r  health resort 111)011 the continent.     Natural   ���������?���������)  hot wn      in baths, 121 degree;-, of heat.   A  j course of baths at  Halcyon will cur1, ncr-  S4.57 |l vous and muscular disease-sand eliminate  5.01 '! rhueiiiatism and metalie  poisons from the  232.00 i  .SO  32.00  systrm. The water heals liver, kidney,  and siomach complaints. The rates are $2  a day up: or ������1'.' weekly up. Postotlice. express and telegraph oltices in connection.  Halcyon, B. C.  x  x  Water Notice  AJOTICKis hereby given that, an application  a> will be made under Part V. of the "Wafer  Act, llltl!);" to obtain a, licence in the Similkameen Division of Yale District.  a���������The name, address and occupation of the  applicant, ('has. fie R. Green, surveyor, Fair-  view, 15. C.  b���������Tho name of the lake, stream, or source  (if unnamed the description is) a bifurcated  gully or ravine in Sec 10, Tp 55.  c���������The point of diversion at the fork.  d���������The quantity of water applied for in cubic  feet per second, three  c���������The character of tho pro; omkI works, a  ditch  f���������-The premises 011 which the water is to be  used, Lots Kltlsa-.id :ililll.  g���������The purposes for which the. water is to be  used. Agriculture.  h- If I'or irrigation, describe t ��������������������������� land intended to be irrigated: giving iiorcgo, 10 acres on  lot Kills and :������) acres on Lot Ulli!  k���������This notice was posted 0:1 l.ne Stli da,y of  March, 1011, and application w.il be made to  tho Commissioner on the 8th day of April Kill.  1���������Give mimes and addresses oi any riparian  prorprictors or licensees who or whose hinds  arc likely to be effected by the proposed works  either above or below the outlet, I1'. Richter's  estate,  CHAS. DE li. UREKN, Fairview  County Court of Yale  A SITTING of the County Court of Yale wi)  be held as follows:    At Fraternity .Hal>|  Hedley, on   Wednesday,  May 3rd. at. *Jo'cloci;j  p. 111.  By Command  HUGH HUNTER  10-tf Registrar County Court.  NOTICE  SIMILKAM101CN LAND DISTRICT  DISTHICT OK VALK  ���������"pAICK   NOTICK    that   Henry   Stangi-r.  ���������*���������        Wakefield. Fnghuid, nceiipatiou. docfojl  intends to apply for permission to purchase tlj  following described hinds. ,J  C!oinmcncing at a post planted  at t he cent;  of See IS, Tp. f>l,  thence  west80 chains, them]  south (10 chains,  thence east 80 chains,   them  north (Hi chains to point of commencement a.i  containing ISO acres more ot������ less.  HENRY STANGER I  10-10 Chas do R. Green, agent.  Dated March 8th. 1911 THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 10, 1911.  , .    Town and Distridfc. .-  Don't forget St. Patrick's daiic'e in  Fraternity hall to-morrow night.  Buttercups are in evidence up on  Pinto flat. and. elsewhere' around Heil-  h-y:    .     '���������  JBohn���������AtMiddlesboro on; February  to Mr. and Mrs. D. Macphail, Middles-  boro, a daughter.  Mrs. J. D. Brass was called to Col-  ville owing to serious illness of her  sister and left for there by Tuesday's  train."  Did you ever see any fresh, cut pure  green carnations.? Rolls will have  .some for sale for the seventeenth of  Ireland.  Ranch for, sale���������Good ranch on  the Similkameen river, convenient to  Hedley. Young bearing.orchard. For  particulars apply at the Gazette office  A mud slide on the hill this side of  Whillan's ranch gave work for the  roadmen last week, The slide which  came down filled up the roadway full.  Mr. and Mrs. L. Huston, of Princeton, were in towii last week. Mr. Huston returned next day while Mrs,;  Huston remained for a few days;-:'-the:  guest of Mr.-and Mis. Q. P. Jones.   .  The annual meeting of: the Hedley  Golf club will be held -tornight, Thursday evening at the.Hotel.Siinilkaineen  jit 8 o'clock p. m., when a full -attend-'  ance of members is requested.  Tim Griffin was down from Princeton last week getting together some  effects preparatory, to taking a trip to  Steam Boat; Mountain which he intends to tackle this .week on snow-  shoes.  Hugh Hunter, government 'agent, of  Princeton, was in town bust week.  This was not one of the times when he  was after the poll-tax or more of us  would have known of his presence before he got out of town.  J. A. Brown, customs broker,- of  Keremeos, was in Hedley on Saturday between trains, and made the  Gazette a pleasant call. The smell of  the ink is always potent to draw the  old newspaper iiian.  Mr. Kennedy expects tracklaying to  begin from Princeton westward two  months from now, and with the resuming of track-laying he expects to  see a start made on the grading ot  another section of the V. V. <fc E. beyond Otter Flat.  L. W. Shatford, 31. P. P. is expected in Penticton the end of this week  and a little later he will pay a visit to  this part of the riding, on his usual  spring trip,- which it has been his custom to make every year and thus keep  in touch with the wants of the riding.  Rev.  A. li. Cameron  announced on  The   -Boundary   Creek    Times, has  ceased publication,  the   plant,  goodwill etc.   having been   sold by Duncan  j Ross  to  It. T.  Lowery   of the   Ledge,  i who thus recaptures, the'bank ads..on  ���������j a.  flank'movement.    The Times .was  'established  in   Greenwood   by   W.   .1.  ! Hnrher (since deceased)   and   If.   M.  ! Lamb somewhere -about 1800 or per-  ! haps a. year before.     Greenwood was  certainly small potatoes in those days  but the Times lived to see ita hustling  burg  and the  paper for  a, time  came  out as a daily.     That was when it lost  most money and inhaled  some of the  microbes which have now landed it in  the journalistic boneyard.    Dining its  time it wielded considerable influence  find  Duncan  Ross gave   the  town a  good paper.    Like inanv other heavenly bodies  it shone with  greater luminosity at some  tunes 'than at others.  Bro.  Lowery, and   the   Ledge,   may,  however,   be counted  on to  keep the  town from getting too lonely.'  - ���������   METEOROLOGICAL.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  DL  WATCH IT GROW  It is destined to be the Greatest Gold Mining Camp in Canada.  Money invested in Hedley Town Property now will bring you Big  Returns in a Few Months  Buy Now; Don't Put It Off as the Price is Going Up.  For Full Information Write or Call on  The following are the readings showing .temperature, etc., for* the week  ending March 11, 1911:  AT THE MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  .a'-*;-������������������>.������������������ "���������./���������:.-..������������������:; ]9   -    '.. ���������    ; ��������� ��������� J5  0     '.'. "'.-."        21        .. 17  7        ... 19       .. 12  s   ���������".'.."���������;' -.22"���������,������������������':-'.--      lo  9 .. 24    -������������������;-. 10  Mar  10  11  ,7  12  Average maximum temperature 22;42  Avera/are.niininium do        11.85  Mean temperature. - 17.13  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall       "       " 1.0        "  COKKESPOX-Ol.VG WEEK OK IvAST YEAU  Highest '-maximum: temperature 45.  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPART, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  NOTICE  Average maximum  do  30.57  Lowest minimum  do  (5. ,  Average minimum  do  18.  Mean  do  27.28  AT THE MILL.  ...... Maximum   ���������  Minimum  Mar   5-        ...    44  37  6    -.".-������������������'   47  27  7         ..         46  . .  34  S       ���������..���������-"     44  2S-;  9        ".-.         49  ���������"     27 ���������  10         .           -47  J . '  20-  11                      40  24  Certificate of Improvements.  DoLi'iu.v  and   Spak Fiiactioxal   Mineral  Claims, in   the Osoyoos Mining* Division  of  Yale District.    Where located: oil the east side  of Lcrcmeos Creek on Manuel  Barcol's ranch.  Take Notice that 1; C. A. Stoess of Kelowna  B. C. noting as agent for Chas. XV. Jordan, of  Olalla. B.C. free miner's certificate No B1!������(>1,  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the   purpose  of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  'And further take  notice that action  under  eetion'.'f? must be commenced before the issue  '' such Certificates of improvement.  C. A. STOESS  December 2!)th, WW* 5().io  I,  PRINCETON   BREWING   GO.  PRINCETON, B. C.  Make the  NOTED HOP GOLD BEER  NOTICE  Average maximum temperature 46.14  Average minimum do 29.  Mean , do -���������,-���������������������������    37.57  Rjiinfall for the week 0.1   inches  Snowfall      ���������'������������������      "      0.0  COKHESPOXDIN'G WEEK OK LAST VEAK  Highest maximum temperature 5S  Average do do 4S.'57;  Lowest minimum do 24  Average do do 28.'.  Mean do 3SJ2S  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTKICT OK   VAl.E.  THEIR NOTED HALF AND HALF  . (HALF STOUT AND -PORTER)  is a Winner.  t  ���������  t  t  i  i  "Take notice that .I.Henry Allan Barcclo,of  . Keremeos. occupation, farmer, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lauds:  Commencing at a post planted about U miles  cast of the S. K. corner of \V. Cohen's 1'. It. Xo.  412, Lot 2SKtt: thenec 20 chains -north, thence 20  chains east, thenco 20 chains south, thence 20  chains west and containing 10 acres, more or  less.  H. A. BAKCELLO  January, 7th. I'M.  S^THOSE'WhO TOIL EARNESTLY  ^   and WITM SUCCESS '  WILL BE SATISFIED ONLY WITH THE BEST  OVER-HAUL THAT GAN BE MANUFACTURED.  NOTICE  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Sunday evening that service hereafter  would be held at eight o'clock beginning Sunday next, 19th inst. He was  very pleasantly surprised at the evidences of progress he met up the valley and particularly in connection  with the new town of Coalmont.  Mrs. McKinnon has learned from a  nswepa.per published in her home  town in Nova Scotia that her son  Dan who went back there three years  ago is ill with the smallpox. In all  probability the quarantine established  to prevent its spread is responsible for  cutting off direct communication 'by  - mail and will account for her failing  ���������to learn of it direct by letter.  Geo. Young left on Monday's train  for Central Africa where he said he  had obtained employment to go prospecting for a concern that was sending him out. The old adage that "distant lields are always green" is about  the only explanation which can be offered to account for anyone leaving  British Columbia to find another  mineral field in which to prospect.  Already the interest that appears to  he taken in golf here augurs well for a  successful Minimer's play. Part of the  course will not he in shape for a week  or more hut for the past week a considerable part of the flat is hare with  the frost out of the ground and the  turf dry. Advantage has thus been  taken of it for practice. Play hist fall  was kept up until within a week of  Christmas and now that it has been  resumed before the middle of March  no devotee of the game can complain  at the shortness of the season.  Last year's injury to the railway  bridges taught the railway company  that the Similkameen river is a-stream  not to be trifled with and this spring  they,-ire taking time by the forelock.  A work train has been busy during  the [last ten days and is still busy-  hauling rock for reinforcement of the  peers while cement is also being used  to make assurance doubly sure in  critical spots. The rip-rapping heing  done by the work trains is extended  to portions that were formerly regarded as reasonably secure and other portions that were old offenders are receiving double atttention.  KALEDEN school  OEALED Tenders, superscribed "Tender for  *-' Kaleden School", will be received by the  Honourable the Minister of Public Works up  to noon on Friday: the 7th day of April, 1911,  for the erection and completion of a two-room  school building at Kaleden, near Penticton, in  the Similkameen Electoral District.  Plans, specifications, contract, and forms of  tender may bo seen on and after the 11th day  of April, 1911, at the offices of A. G, Hatfield,  Esq., Secretary to the school board, Kaleden,  B. O., Government Agent, Fairview, and Department of Public Works'. Victoria.  Each proposal must be accompanied by an  accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit  on a charter bank of Canada, made payable to  the Honorable the Minister of Public Works,  for tho sum of ������250, which shall be forfeited if  the party tendering decline to enter into contract when called upon to do so, or if he fails  to complete tlie work contracted for. Tlie  cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenders will be returned to them upon the  execution of the contract.  Tenders will not bo considered unless made  out on the forms supplied, signed with the  actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed  in the envelope ftiriiislied.l  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted,  F. C. GAMBLE  Public Works Engineer  Department of Public Works,  Victoria, B.C., 9th March, 1911 10-1  SnilLKAMKE.V LAND DISTRICT  DISTICT Oh* VAI.K  r|V\KK notice that Vivien Oonah de B.  -1- Green, of Osoyoos, occupation none, intends to apply for permission to purchase tho  following described hinds:  "Commencing" at a-post -planted 20 chains  south of'thcX. W. corner of lot (ItH.s. thence  west SO chains, thence south SO chains, thence  eastSO chains, thence north SO chains, cutting  out Lot 3199, 180 acres.  VIVIEX OOXAH DE BLOTS GBE.EX  February 27th 1911 9-10  Water Notice  NOTICE|  TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to tho 22nd day of April. 1911  at') p. m. for the purchase of Block 27. subdivision of Lot/ill. Group one. Xow Westminster  District, situated iu the City of Vancouver,  and being the site of the old Provincial Court  House. Each tender mustfbc enclosed in a  registered letter and must be addressed- o the  undersigned, mid plainly marked. '"Tender for  old Vancouver Court House Site", and must be  accompanied by an accepted cheque I'or ten  percent of the first payment of the purchase  money. Payment for the property will be accepted in instalments of one-quarter of the purchase money. The llrst of such instalments to  be paid within thirty days after the acceptance  of the tender, and tlie other three annually  thereafter, with interest at the rate of (I per  cent pcrannmn. In the event of the person  whose tender is accepted failing to complete  the first instalment within thirty days of the  notice of such acceptance the sale to him will  be cancelled and his ten per cent deposit forfeited. The cheques of unsuccessful tenderers  will be returned. The highest or any tender  will not necessarily be accepted. Xo commissions of any kind will be allowed.  WILLIAM K.  ROSS  10-fi Minster of Lands.  Department of Lands.  Victoria, March 7th, 1911  Motice is hereby given that an application will  1 ^ be made under part V. of the "Water Act"  1909, to obtain a licence in the Similkameen  Water district of the district of Yale.  a���������The name, address, and occupation of the  applicant. Chas. de B. Green. P. L. S. Fair-  view, li. C.  b���������Tho name of tlie lake, stream or source  (if unnamed the description is) Sch warty creek  c���������The point of diversion, foot of Schwartz  creek  d���������The quantity of water applied for[in cubic  feet per second) 2 cubic feet.  e���������Tho character of the proposed works by  ditch and pipe into pond on Lot 3199.  f���������The premises on -which tho water is to be  used (describe same) Parts of Lots ,')199 and  1010$  g���������The purposes for which the water is to be  used. Agricultural purposes.  h���������If for irrigation, describe the land intended to be irrigated, giving acreage, about 30  acres, parts of Lots 319!) and Wilis  j���������Area of Crown land intended to bo occupied by the proposes works, none.  k���������This notice was posted on the 23rd day of  February, 1911. and application will be made to  the Commissioner on the 2/>th day of March  1911. '  Give the names and addressesof any riparian , ^  proprietors or licensees who or whose lands are j ���������  likely to be effected  by the  proposed   works  either above or below  the outlet. Frank Rich  tor's estate.  ' ('has de B. Green  Fairview. H. ('.  IBMWBH  DVlRMAUtS  TUADN  MARK  > ^DE-  AMD  t ���������*BE5T  AMERICAN STYLE  WORK CLOTHES.  THEY ARE DOUBtE STITCHED THROUGHOUt.  BIS AND GENEROUS (IT TAKES FROM 42 TO44  YARDS TO MAKE A D0ZEN),HAVE SEVEN POCKETS.  IMPORTED BUCKtES AND BUTTONS THAT WONT  COHEOFF.EtASTIC DETACHABtE SUSPENDERS.ETC  LOOK FOR THE TAN COLORED TRADE MARK ON YOUR OVERALLSJHE LEATHER LABEL.  WE ARE THE AGENTS FOR LEATHER LABEL OVERALLS.  J. A. SCHUBERT, Hedley B. C.  ���������  ���������  ���������  BUY THE BEST  GROCERIES  LAND NOTICE  SLAIILKAMKKX LAND DISTRICT  DlSTHICT OK Y-VLH  NOTICE  TAKE notice that W. B, Haynes. of Fairview  B, (.'. occupation rancher, intends to apply  for permission to lease the following described  land.  Commencing at a post planted at the northwest corner of Lot .'11 OS, thence north -10 chains:  thence west 2D chains; thence south -10 chains:  thence east 20<-hains to the point of commencement and containing SO acres, more or less.  W. B. HA YXES  March ;3v, 1, II Hl-IM  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  QUALITY GUARANTEED AT  SHATFOEDS  Granulated Sutjai*, per 1.00 lb bag- $7.25  *���������      20 11) ba<>-$l.G0  Royal Household Flour, per bag*. $2.25  Five Roses Flour, per bag, $2.25  Robin Hood Flour, per bag. $2.25  St. Charles Cream, Hotel size, per ease $0.25  St. Charles Cream, Family size, per case $5.75  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  SIMILKAMKFX LAND DLSTKiCT  msTUR-r ok Y.w.r*  *T*A KK notice that Charles Jones, of Fairview  ���������������������������        occupation,  hotel-man. intends to apply  for permission to lease the following described  lands:  ' Commencing at a post planted at the northwest corner of Lot .'(01 thence south 20 chains  thence west SO chains, thence north-0 chains,  thence cast 80 chains to the point of commencement, and containing KiO acres, more or less.  CHARLES JONES  XV. li. Haynes, agent.  March 3rd, 1910 10-10  NOTICE  OT1CK   i-  Liquor .Wt  1910  hereby given  that on the 10th day  ���������I  lie made to  the  fin-  the transfer  ���������t' April 1911. application  will  Superintendent of 1'rovineinl Police  of the licence for tlie sale ol" liquor by retail  in  .-mil  upon the premises i known   as  the  Great Northern  Hotel, situate  at   Medley,   Hritish  Columbia,  from  Thos. Brailshaw to L. II. Patten  of Medley, Hritish  Columbia.  Dated March 15th,   1911  Tlios. liradshaw, Holder of Licence  1C-4     L. II. Patten, Applicant for Transfer  Shatfords,  Ltd.!  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.    Comprising ioo Acres  Li-u-pcc'slv giowiu's of Nursery Stock in British Columbia.   All stock wintered in our collars and no (hunger of buring winter killed trees.  Buy British Columbia grown trees for British Columbia Orchards. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, JNJAKCH 10, 1911.  KJbREMEOS, the .Centre, of Lower Similkameen���������- Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Kceler entertained   tlie young  ..Mis.  yeo-ile of  Keremeos  on   Monday ev-1 *^  ening.   , ."'.,! Y  ���������loe Maisel has purchased  the  | re-j a  eiiiption of his brother iEnetis above : A  Olnlla. |J  Sam  McCiudy is b:ick  to Keremeos i v  again   pftei*   spending   it  couple   (^'il  niontiis with friends at Midw.-y. ������  F. J. Sauve has during the tlie ptist | A  week been  nursing a sore hand occa- j A  sioned by an  accident while shaving. : ������  Miss    Edith   Bradshaw   of  Hedley i ���������  lias been  spending   a   few   days   in j j  Keremeos.   the guest   of Mrs. (J.  A. ; T  Brown. ! a-  ��������� Win. ���������urilllander, who spent the win-1 $  ter with  his  mother -at Nanaimo ;is j ���������  back in the valley and will  spend  the > ���������  '.summer- here.  It is reported that Andy Mo yes lm's  exchanged, his pre-emption in , tlie  valley for some improved property at  Sumttierland.  Though Easter is still a month dis-  tiint tlie price of eggs has .dropped to  what is about the low water mark for  this valley���������35c per dozen.  The profits derived from tlie potato  crop last season is inducing planting  on ti very large scale here this spring,  notwithstanding the fact that seed  potatoes are costing from' $10 a ton  up.  T. S. Drennen, who has been spending the winter at the coast, returned  to Keremeos on Saturday and will  ���������spend the summer cultivating and improving his property here.  II. C Armstrong and son Will, of  SummeMand were in Keremeos last  week. li. C. has. but recently returned from .spending the Avinter in Detroit where lie had some property to  dispose of.  After all the years of waiting it appears that the Great Northern and  Kettle, Valley railroads are now jostling each other for light of way in  building down the Coquiballa. One  at a lime please.  'Remember the tobacco growing demonstration in the town hall on Saturday afternoon next. There is no  admission fee and it is said that there  will be free smokes but we do not  vouch for the correctness of the latter.  ������������������������������������^���������^������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^  I    SPRING CLOTHING  a It's  o-oino; to  be fin easy niatter for you to satii'y  a yourself in   Clothing this spring' if your come here to  ������ doit.    If you  have any pet  ideas about  what you  4 want you'll find us able to meet them.  Generous Values,  More than Your Money's Worth  That's the idea we're working on here. You'll  learn, if you haven't already, that we make good alpng  thus line.  Our Clothes, 'whatever their, price are a full fifth  better than the clothes that come nearest to them in  intrinsic value at other stores.  FRANK  RICHTER & CO.  Mrs. Lead beater and daughter, who  have been visiting the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs." John Mattice, left  for their home in Alberta on Wednesday of last week, their departure having been delayed somewhat longer  than expected.  We have been unable to yet any  I'tuther information about the demonstration train iiom the south, which  we announced in our last issue would  likely visit this valley about tlie end  of the mouth, and it is now doubtful  if it will be in.  Fob Sale���������Sittings of esrgs from pure  bred imported strains, such as "Shoe  maker's" of Freeport, III. and "Purely V'  of Ferry, Wash. White Orpington  (limited number) at $3.00 per sitting.  Buff Orpington $1.50 per sitting.  ���������"White Leghorn $1 per sitting. Brown  Leghorn, $1 per sitting. T. C. Brooke  Keremeos, B. (J.    r -  A subscription list is being passed  around which has for its object the  raising of sufficient.funds to put the  finishing touches on our church.  Many visitors to a place form their  opinion of it largely from the appearance of the i-hurch or churches, as tin-  case may be, and though the people  of Keremeos contributed liberally  when the church was being built, still  its unfinished condition is somewhat  of a reflection on the community. We  hope to see sufficient funds raised for  the purpose: If anyone should be overlooked iu the passing around of the  list do not take offence. Hand your  contribution in to .Mr. Cameron, who  will receive it with pleasure and give  due credit.  J. A. BROWN  1 Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BKOK1SUAO-13J  FIl-JlS IXSUBANCE  AGENCY HEDLEY GAZETTE  OFFICE        - KEREMEOS, B.C.  THE BIG STORE  You Men  of Good Taste will approve  of Our  New Assortment of  High Grade Wellington Hats  We are introducing them on this week's special  x  i  x  X  X  X  I  I  t  X  X  X  X  X  X  s-  *i  x  I  X  i  Style       Color     Reg Cash  New York,    green,   $3.50 $2.00  Peerless    <���������  brown,     3.00 2.10  grey  -Style  Color  Reg  Cash  Count  fawn  : 3.00  2,40  Ascot  black  3.00  2.40  Columbia  fawn  3.00  2.40  Nelson grey       3.00      2.40  Greaco, black, reg $3.00 Cash $2.40  And we .'will allow- every hat purchaser 20 per cent  discount on Shoes bought at the same purchase  F j; SAUVE (& CO.  .8  ���������f  X  X  1  ���������������  ;  %  X  X  X  %  X  ;  s-  '*���������  i  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  GEO.  KIRBY,  Manager.  ^^j^t^^^^^^^n>^^t^^t^^^^i^^^^^^^^^^r^%^^^^^^^^^KPf^^Pv^^^^&  KERETVE05  meat Market  STRAWBERRY PLANTS  Magoon and Clarke Seedling strawberry plants for sale, vigorous and  very choice. Prices; per 100, $1.25;  perl 000, $1000.    Order now.  August Pedy, Keremeos.  .Ah  li. Hogg arrived last week from  Vancouver lo look after tlie property  here of Mr. Iieid of Vancouver, and  has taken possession of Mr. F. Schneider's resilience. We understand  that Mr. Iieid owns lot 10, adjoining  thai of Geo. Thomas, and is also negotiating for the purchase of Mr.  Schneiders lot.  Geo. Allison who has been on a business trip to Vancouver in company  with Bert Thomas of Princeton returned to the valley on Saturday.  He reports great excitement al the  coast over the discoveries at Steamboat -.Mountain and says that during  the coming slimmer thousands of  people will flock in there over the  Hope trail.  While,   in   Keremeos   recently   Mr.  Flack, instructor in the apple packing  school,   paid   a   visit   to   the   ranch of  Win.   Mnnery in   the lower   valley for  the purpose   of examining his orchard  and apples,   which are  grown   on bottom land.      It is  generally considered  that bottom   land here is   unsiiited for  .fruit growing  but  the  experience  of  the older ranchers, most of whose orchards  are on   the bottom,  disproves  this. Mr. Flack stated that the Yellow  Newton  grown  by  Mr. Manery were  the best  he had seen anywhere  in the  province  and   the  Yellow  Newton is  the standard  of perfection in apples.  He advises tire  ranchers here to plant  the higher grade of apples, this being  one of  the very few districts  in  the  province in which they thrive.  ���������SUBSCRIBE FOR THE  GAZETTE  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  Alpha. Apex Fraction, Acacia. Acadia. A us-  till linn and Utopia Mineral chums on Apex  Mountain, Osoyoos Mining Division. B.C.  ���������"rake notice that I. T. D. Pickard. Free Miners  x Certificate I211.'1H acting as agent for  ���������Jennie Louise Willoy, of New York, Free  Miner's Certificate U1fj2!)i) intend sixty days  after date hereof to apply to the Mining Ke-  corder for Certificates of Improvement for the  purpose of obtaining* Crown Grants of the  above claims.  .And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before tlie issue  of such Certificate of Improvements.  T. I). I'lCICAUl)  Dated at Vancouver. 15. C. February -Jits, lilld.  7-10  NOTICE  .SIMILICAJIKKN LAXD DISTHIC  lUSTIUC'T OI-*  YAM'*  Fresh  Fish  Every Thursday  ������������������*^0-'^'--'^*-'^,-''*^^������^^^W^^^^'o'B^B,^������*-'^'-,^',^b'^  *' ��������� V "*���������'  I      When in Keremeos stop at the ������  X ��������� -5  X s  I  X  X  i  I  X  i  i  X.  HARRY TWEDDLE, Proprietor.  Sole^Agerits for Princeton Coal  Free Bus to all trains  B. C. Fruit Lands Office  Headquarters for all stage lines.  i  I  ���������p ...  E. M. CROOKER  Kercmeos-Peiitictoii Mail Stage.  Leaves Keremeos for Penticton on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, nt noon.  Leaves Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a. m., arriving in  Keremeos at noon.  W.'E. WeLby, Proprietor.  TTAICI-: NOTICK that  K.   M. Daly,  of  Ivorc-  ���������*���������        mens,   occupation,   Farmer,  intends   to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands  ('ommeneing at a post planted on the west  bank of the Ashnola river about'-' miles from  mouth and adjoining Indian Keserve on south  thence 211 chains south, thence'4! chains east  thence 2li chains north, thence 20 chains west  lo point of commencement and containing Id  acres, more or less.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOMHY SINO, Keremeos.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  Keremeos  K. M. DALY  March 'ird. till I  NOTICE  si:\iii.kamkkn land distkkt  I'ISTKICT Ol''   V.Al.K  TAKK notice  that Mrs. Florence  K. Ilichtcr.  1        of Keremeos, occupation rancher, intends  lo apply .for peoniission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the s w  corner of Lot 217, thence north lOchnins. thence  west'JO chains, thence south -111 chains, thence  cast JO chains to point of commencement.  FLOHKNCK K. klCHTICK  Juniinry27th. Kill 1-10  VTOTICK is hereby given that the partner-  ���������l,, ship heretofore subsisting between us,  the undersigned, as Sauve, McCurdy & Co. in  the town of Keremeos, H. ('.. has been this day  dissolved by mutual consent. All debts owing  to the said partnership arc to be paid to F. .1.  Sauve, at Keremeos, and all claims against the  said partnership are to be presented to the said  F. .1. Sauve by whom the same will be settled.  Dated at ICeremeos, ������.(.'., this. 23rd dav of  February. A. I), hill.  Fkis.min .1. Sacvk  S-l ICoiiki-tJ. Mc.'Cuudv  NOTICE  SIAIILKAMKFN LAND MSTIIKT  District ok Yaw:  1$.  ������  ������  ���������'���������������  @  @  @  m  ������  @  @  @  FIGUREOUT  What a few Acre of Keremeos Fruit Lands  will be worth in a few years when  the trees are in bearing  Can you do better with your savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  REMEMBER  We  offer no  land but what has  the  water already on it-  Fruit  Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $175, 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  m ������������������^^������������������������������������������������������p������������������^^������^������������������������^tm������  KEREMEOS TRADINcTca  GENERAL MERCHANDISE  j Fresh Groceries Always on Hand.     Candies, buscuits  j and Stationery, Shoes, Shirts, Overalls,  ! Collars and Ties.  Wo can stive you money if you take advanttt.u'e of our cash oilers  NOTICE  Lupior Act. l'MO.  ���������fyJOTICIC is hereby given that; on the Istday  ���������*���������' of March IDIInext, iipplieation will be  mapc to the .Supei'inl.ciident of Provincial I'o-  lice for the transfer of the licence for the sale  of liquor by retail in and upon the premises  known as the (tallica Onto ICotel. situate at  Fairview, Hritish Columbia, from Henry .loncs  (deceased)!!) Charles Jones.  Dated this Kith da/ of February 1IJI1.  Henry Jones, holder of licence  Charles Jones; applicant for transfer  ���������nrAKK  N0TK;K that I.   Lome Stanley Cole-  ���������*���������        man, of Keremeos. occupation engineer  infendi to apply I'or permission  to purchase tin: '  following described lands:��������� I  ('ommencing at a post planted about in ;  chains east of the south east corner of Lot No. ���������  ���������-'lis. thence (10 chains south to a point lib feet j  north of the International houndarv line. '  thence west 20 chains, thence north (10 chains,  thence east 20 chains to point of commencement.  U)I!.\K Sl'AXI.I'.V Col.K.MAN-  Dec. ���������".th, liilfi mii  Orders  Taken   for Tailor  Made Suits, Satisfaction   Guaranteed.  G.    G.     KEELER, Keremeos, B. C.  NOTICE  SIMII.KAMKKN LAND DISTUICT  IHSTIUCT Ol'* VAI.K  f|1AKI-' notice that I!. Irwin of Victoria, nccu-  ���������L nation Ileal Estate Agent, inlcnds to  apply for permission to purchase the following  described land: -  Commencing at a post planted at the N. iv  <:orner of the .S. I-;. | of Sec. a Tp. of, tliencc  west ���������Sfieluiins, thence north ,SU chains, I hence  east 20 chains, thence south 10 chains, thence  east 20 chains, thence south 20 chains, llicnee.  cast -10 chains, thence south 20 chains to point  of eommonoomoiit, containing i'20 acres.  II. I.IIWIX  I-'cbi'iiar/, 27tli, Mill  PLUMBING  WARM  AIR   HEATING  AND  GENERAL  TINSMITHING  On.1  ers  >v   Mail   will l'eceive  \ttetitii)ii  ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON  APPLICATION  Prom pi  I B. MEAUSETTE  Keremeos '  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting' of all  kinds, Ditch digging'. Wood  Sawing. Clearing' land. Cooking- and all kinds of Chinese  .Labor.  Kkkk.mkos. 1-5. t'.  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public  UKAL '������������������KTATF MINKS  .Agent for :  London  &  Lancashire   Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean   Accident   and Guarantee Co.  KlCWIOIKMS.  IJ. (.'.  ADVEims-K    IX   THIO    G'AZETTI*:

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