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Array AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIIL  HEDLEY, B, G, THURSDAY, MARCH 14. 1912.  "NUMBER'-IO.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  | IS years' practice in V-inoouyer.] ,  S. O.'L. Co's Block  PENTICTON,       -      -      B. C  JflS. CLARKE  U/atchmaker"  ���������HIEIDI-E-V-* B.C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  AGAIN THE CHOICE  Shatford Gets Unanimous Nomination as  Conservative Candidate for  Similkameen  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarter*-! for Tourist Travel.  Kates -Moderate.  A. Rakniss, Prop.  PJC.NTJOTO.Y, B.C.  R,W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches,   Properties,   Mines. Timber,  Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C  The Conservative convention for the  Similknme'cn electoral district was  held on Friday. March Sth, Jib Kere-  meos. While the convention was  somewhat hurriedly summoned which  preyented the fullest possible representation, - there was nevertheless a  good turnout, and all the riding was  represented either by proxy or in per  son from Tulameen in the west to  Bridesville in the east, and as there was  nevec-any thought in,,-my part of the  ri'ttiig for opposition from any quarter  in the choice of a candidate the con-  MERRITT COLLIERY  DISASTER  Serious Colliery Explosion in the ' Diamond Vale--Seven Lives Lost  and Two Injured  The worst colliery disaster in the  history of the District took place on  Thursday morning last when an explosion on the first level of the Diamond Vale Colliery occurred, causing  the death of seven men and the serious  injury of two more.  VISIT OF THE MINISTERS  In the Similkameen   They   will   Divide  Their Forces��������� Premier at Princeton  and Attorney-General at Hedley  Mr. Shatford has been able to ell'ect  some changes in the programme of  the Ministers' coming visit or. the ISth  X. TlIO.Ml'SOX 1-IIO.VI-* SEVJIlll'H oill.'f  SIGH. WKSTJiU.V OA.VADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Oflices and Warehouse, SI7-fi3 Hearty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  B. H. ROGERS,  M.A.. B.O.-L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY. PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  There were 15 men at work in the  pit at the time and six of them had  miraculous escapes.  The real cause of the explosion ' is  unknown but it is thought that a  pocket of gas had been picked into and  this had become, ignited by sonic  naked light ni the mine as no danger  had ever been anticipated, from that  source, at that level.  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B.C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  7*f'  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. -13, A. F. & A. 3.T..  are held on the second Friday in  each month in'Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting'  ' brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAHILTON,  W. M  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  -     OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity Hall the first and  third Thursdays in the month.  A. Cr.Ai-.i'-. E. II. Simpson  Counsel Clerk.  L. O. L.  Retrulur monthly meeting's of  Hedley Lodge 1711 are held on  the third .Monday in every  SSSS^JS*mon,;h hi FratornityHa.il. Visiting hrctliern are Cordially invited to attend.  11 ARTHUR KI.N'O. \V. Al.  %VM. LON'.SDA L K. Seo't.  I ��������� _ _   DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  || Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 14th of each month.  I! Office  on  North   Main   Street,  Burne, Temple & Tunbridge  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL KXCIXI-'KI" axi> KKITISII  COLCaIHIA LANIi srilVKYOU  Star Building Princeton  L. W. SHATFOD  COXSKRVATINF CANDIDA'!'*'' FOH SI-  JlILKAllEEX DISTJW.T ���������' !  vention was  regarded as pretty much  a matter of form. ���������  A. Megraw .was chosen chairman (if  the convention and J. A. Brown secretary. -:  There being no probability of any  other mi me going before the convention than that of L. XV. Shatford who  has so ably represented the riding-for.  three successive parliaments and curried the standard of the party to victory on each occasion the seat seat  was contested, the appointment of a  committee on credentials was dispensed with. *'  The nomination of Mr. Shatford was  moved by Mr. J. O. Coulthard who  was a delegate from Princeton and  seconded hy Mr. A. Letts, from Sidley, both of whom referred in fitting  terms to the splendid service rendered  to the riding by Mr. Shatford who'had  always proven true to the trust reposed in him by the electors and the  general satisfaction felt in all parts of  the riding:  The    chairman   appointed   Messrs.  Brown,   Coulthard and   Letts a committee to draft resolution of confidence  in the Government and the representative. The resolution which was drafted and received the unanimous endor-  sation  of the  convention   referred  to  the government's splendid   record in  raising   the  provincial   credit  from a,  low  ebb  when they  took   office to its  present very satisfactory state, and ex  pressed approval of their course in the  matter of railway  building,   road improvement aud assistance lent to agriculture   while   special   reference   was  made to the  services of the representative  in procuring liberal  grants  for  his constituency   for the improvement  of roads and also   his sound and vigor-  ousadvocacy of railways for the riding.  The   meet ing  also   reorganized   the  district association and appointed new  officers  for same  with   I).   McCurdy,  president,  T. (,'oleninii,   scci clary and  an   executive  composed   of the  presidents   of the  local associations   in the  riding.  Should the seat again be con listed  in this election the unanimity which  chari.'cterized the meeting augured  well for an even more decisive victory  than any which has preceded.  Till", DEAD.  "John    Hogg,     William    Hurd,    H.  Grimes, John -Pattie, John Templeton,  William Baxter and John Kelly.  THE IXJCKED  Harry Hogg,?H. Colishi.  Eleven other men were in the mine  when the explosion"'occurred.' They  were in another' level  and their safety  is;aasuted. ���������-������������������-'���������.��������� '..-������������������ ���������;-/.'.:������������������  The firstihtimafipn of trouble below  was when, just after a two-bell signal  to haul uploaded cars Was received,  Alex Patterson was stooping to put a  light on a truck at the mouth of the  main stope when he was blown thirty  yards t������ the engine house and the fan  iirthe mouth of the air���������; tunnel,' weighing over- a ton, was '.blown; completely  out. Patterson escaped with a wrenched wrist. For 15 minutes the smoke  of the explosion and con 1 dust obscured everything. The smokestack of the  engine house was blown over and the  pulley driving che fan was thrown; 150  feet away. The water pipe leading  into the mine was blown out.  THE COQUIHALLA ROUTE  Where L. W.  Shatford  Stands on the  Railway Question  The Penticton Herald in referring  to Shatford's position on the railway  question says:  '���������The representative of Siinilkaiueen  who  has for   many   years 'impressed  unon   the government'his  conviction  that a feasible route through the Hope  Mountains,    by    way   of   Coquihalla  river, existed, must be  pardoned if he  is somewhat  pleased at  the arrangement made  whereby the Kettle Valley utilizes  this  route.    To  not only  the Southern Okanagan and Similkameen valleys, but to all the lake points  will great advantages accrue from Unbuilding of this   line, shortening as it  will, so  materially the distance to the  coast and   thereby   lessening freight  and passenger   charges.      If  there is  only one route  via Hope, the Government must see that the  Great Northern and  other  railway companies are  given   the  same    privileges    as   the  Kettle Valley Co.    There should be an  agreement giving the G. N. Company  running rights over the Kettle Valley  lines.     Although   the  G. N.   Railway  has  not   progressed  as rapidly as we  expected, if must be remembered their  work  lias rust  the  province nothing,  and I hey   no doubt by their activities,  hastened the  construction of the Kettle Valley   lines.    Jt   is largely  due to  Siniilkauiccn's representative, that the  Great   Northern was  enabled to build  into  tho Similkameen and he will undoubtedly  see they are   not handicapped, in building through  to the Coast,  bv any action of the government.   '  which will give Princeton an .opportunity to hear at least one of them  and still allow the Ministers to carry  out their programme in the other  ridings, which requires- them to  go up the lake, on Tuesday 19th and  give meetings in Penticton, Kelowna  and Vernon that day.  The plan now arranged is to have  the Premier and Mr. Shatfoul goon  to Princeton and hold a meeting tlie re  at the same time that the Attorney-  general is addressing a meeting, in  Hedley.  The intention was to have both  afternoon meetings at PrincecO'n and  Hedley at 2o'clock, but if the Princeton meeting is neld at 2 there .must  evidently be some arrangement for  holding the train at Princeton"- for at  least tin-hour or more and'in that case  there would be no necessity for bringing on the meeting at Hedley so early.  An hour or an hour and a, half later  .would enable more of the men hearing  him, for a 2 o'clock meeting* would he  rather bad for both the shifts going on  and coining off at 3 and the*men' coining off at five would have no chance  at all.' ,: -..  Should to-day's nomination proceedings result in Mr. Shatford being returned by acclamation they may want  to make some change.and dispense  with the Siinilkaiueen meetings. This,  however, would be a very great disappointment to the people in this valley, and Mr. Shatford will use his utmost endeavor to have the programme  carried out as outlined above.  Later word tells that the party are  travelling by special train and in all  probability the hour of 2 o'clock will  be adhered to.  KETTLE VALLEY PLANS  The Coquihalla Section to be Tackled at  Once and Completed Simultaneously  with Linking Up of Midway  and Coldwater  HOW HOME RULE PINCHES  British Cabinet Slowly Falling to Pieces  on Customs Phase of the  Luckless Bill  J. S. Warren, president of the Kettle Valley, gave an interview to the  Penticton Herald and said; :  , "It is not decided-.-yet'-, whether the  line eastward will be built- out from  Penticton, but it is possible that the  construction up the west Fork of the  Kettle'river, now well advanced, will  be continued over the,, summit.'down-,  into Pentictcni.  "Grading from the wharf to the.  river crossing will .start/ just; as stain  as the frost is out of the g round.stiff 1-  eientlyto expedite the work, and the.'  construction of the -roundhouse, machine, shops-and yards will then be  proceeded with.  "Mr. Warren 'also"stated, thatrif  their company were met in a,reasonable spirit by the people of Siunmei-  hind, as regards the right of way, the  construction from Mile Five,west over  the .Trout 'Creek''summit will lie undertaken without, delay. Work will  also he prosecuted on the Coquihalla  section, at tho -'beginning of May, and  endeavors will be' made to have the  line completed over tlie Hope summit <  by the time the section between Midway and Coldwater is linked up. The  construction up the Kettle. Valley will  be vigorously pushed with the hope of  reaching the summit before winter.  "It is also hoped that 50 miles of  grading will be finished before the  close of the-yoar, and that the steel  will be laid on the greater part.  "There is more ballasting required  on the 30 miles completed south of  Merritt. When this is finished the  equipment will come to Penticton.  THE STARVING DEER  MILLIARD'S  BERBER     ������HOR  FOIL AX' KA'SV SHAVK  HOT & COLD BATHS  Next door north of Grand Union Hotel  When   writing   Adversers      Please  Mention the Gazette.  Manitoba is going to allow women  to practice law in that province.  Saskatchewan wants a port on Hudson Bay. This would give; a. Hudson's  Bay port lo cyery province from  Saskatchewan in the west to Quebec  in the East. So far if has not been  learned that either Hritish Columbia  or Prince Edward island have asked  for a port on that body of water.  London, March S.���������The "Times" parliamentary correspondent states that  the cabinet is very divided upon the  question of granting the Irish parliament control of the customs. There is  a strong section of the Ministers in  favor of giving control of the customs  and excise to the Irish parliament. He  says the Treasury is resisting the proposition, and the fact that Mr..Redmond has accepted control of the  customs by the Imperial parliament,  places his supporters in a difficult,  position. One of the chief reasons  why control of the customs is desired  by Irishmen,.adds the "Times," is that  if the Irish parliament had the right  to bargain, they could olt'er to put  American maize anil bacon on tho free  list, in exchange for the free listing of  Irish potatoes, onions, etc.  Mr. .1. Catheart Watson. M. P.,  writing to the "Times," makes a strong-  protest against the proposition to give  the Irish parliament control of Irish  customs. Such a provision would  saddle the Irish parliament with the  expense of ambassadors, consuls and  negotiations for commercial treaties,  and would certainly suit those who  wish to-see the Liberal party broken  into fragments.  (Greenwood Ledge.)  Owing to the deep snow,  this  has  been a hard winter upon the deer, find  many  have died of starvation in the  Boundary district. Even some coyotes  have crossed the big divide for lack of  food.    For some  time past  herds of  black-tailed   deer  have   haunted   the  suburbs-of. Greenwood  in , search  of  food.    To protect their weakened bodies from   the coyotes  the deer  have  stood  in   herds of 15 or 20 around the  Bonnie Belle cabins, Floyd's ranch and  other places for the past month.    Last  week Sid Oliver  found a two year old  doe on  its  last  legs.    He carried the  doe to  his stable and .surrounded her  with hay, turnips and other food, but  she was   too weak to   eat it.    He then  fed her with milk, but the animal was  too far gone and died the   next day.  Billy  Oliver found two dead ones on  Jubilee  mountain and  the rest of the  herd   too   weak   to  run   away.      Sid  Oliver wired the provincial game warden  asking that  the government supply-food for the animals.   The warden  wired  for further particulars, and in  the meantime the deer are b^ing supplied   with   food   at-   various    points  around the city.      Deer will he scarce  for a few   seasons unless  the shooting  of them is prohibited for a year.  PANAMA CANAL TOLLS  GENERAL NEWS  Train loads of homeseekers from the !  east are now moving west on the I  ('. P. K. nndG. T. P.  Kootenav district is lining given fiv<  Washington. March (i. ���������No decision  on the question of Panama Canal tolls  was reached at to-day's meeting of the  House Committee on Interstate and  Foreign commerce, and it is possible  that the bill will be reported without  any toll provision. The majority is  believed to favor a. paragraph to the  bill which would give the President  authority to make the rules and legu-  lations governing canal tolls.  new demonstration orchards. They  will be situated at Cranbrook, Haynes  Cake, Windermere, Golden and New  Denver. ! _...__   Belligerent' V. S. senators  attacked j OPPOSE MANITOBA EXTENSION  the   vital   clause in   the   proposed per-j    nianent   peace  pact   between   Britain, j     Quebec, March (i.���������A   campaign will  France and the United Static. ��������� be opened  in  Quebec  in a  few   days  Matson,  of th<  GENERAL NEWS  Two Kootenay newspapermen were  represented iii the train wreck on the  C. P. P. main line last week. These  wei e W G. Foster, of the Nelson  Daily News, and XV. K. Ms-ling, of the  Hossland Miner. These papers can  certainly lay claim to some enterprise  when they had representatives in the  wreck.  Vancouver is employing women  police. The plan has been fried in  various places through the United  States and found to work satisfactorily-  British sutt't iigetles have to lace a  more serious charge than they were  counting on for their last little jamboree. Conspiracy is the offence they  will have to light and the punishment  therefor may go as high as seven  years in the penitentiary.  Irish  control   of the  customs  is the  rock upon which the British cabinet is  likely   to  go   to pieces   but   it will   be  Victoria.   Colonist, j ul"'n   a public  meeting will   be called j |H.itt',,.   ['()l. ;1   ministry   logo   to'pieces  continues to gather in British Colum- j ''"'" tIu' purpose of denouncing the way j t\uiu t,]1Jlt  b-u. c.u!mt.ry would do so as  bin   newspapers.      His   latest   acquisi  j<'"'   Keewafin   territory   is   to   be  tion has been the Nanaimo Herald.       ' nexed to Manitoba.  ���������in" : the result of so .suit-ideal a step as that  I proposed. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE MARCH 14, IW2.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssucd on Thursdays, hy the Hkui.hv Ua/.ktti-:  l'KlNTlNU AMI l'Cl'.l.l.SllINC CO.MI'A.S'V.  Limit*-:!),   .-ii. Hedlev.  li. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year '..: 5-iOO  "   (United States) ...'2.50  Advertising Rates  Measurement. Vi lines to the ineh.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, ete.  ������7.00 I'or (iO-day notices, arid $5.00 for M-day  notices.  Contract Advertisements���������One ineh per month  $\.2a\ over 1 inch find up to I inches, S1.00  per ineh per month. To eonstant advertisers  taking larger space' than four inehes, on  application, rates will .be Riven of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time. ;  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1,00 for one insertion, 25 cents tor  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion and o  cents per line for each snbsequentinsertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the otlice by noon on Tuesday to secure  ttention for that week's issue.  Advertisements'-will' be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without, any extra  charge. For changes oftener than once a month  he  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  A. MEGRAW. Managing Editor.  Full Moon  3  Last quar.  to.  1912  MAR  New Moon  18'  First quar.  25.  1912  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat,  3  10  17  21  31  4  11  IS  a  12  19  20  ti  lo  20  27  i  14  21  2S  1  S  15  22  29  2  9  10  -i    .  23  H0  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  After stirring up all the mischief he  could and trying to precipitate a crisis  on race and creed lines in connection  with Kcwa.fin schools and the Manitoba boundary question Sir Wilfrid  Laurier took a skulk again ���������'behind  the lines of Torres Vedras." Like  Mark Antony of old he doubtless  chuckled to himself "now mischief,  thn-u art afloat : take whichever way  thou wilt", but in-the debate which  followed he. was told by Pclletier and  others some plain wholesome things  about his own Janus attitude in both  the past and the present and he. had  the chagrin of seeing, when the vote  was taken, that only five of the -Quebec nationalists were sufficiently subservient to church bigotry to follow  him in the matter. The others supported Mr. Borden in refusing to  gold-brick Manitoba by handing them  new territory and saddling it with  separate schools when the educational  system of Manitoba does not recognize  separate schools.  any higher  quality of  statesmanship  than he did when in a similar position  before 1S90,   and   the same species of  trickery  which" marked him the hies- j  ponsible opportunist   in   the days of ���������  the '-Bleu bolt"  of 1S85 and the  "Remedial  Bill" of 1890 are  again   being j  displayed by  him  in his attitude  on  the Manitoba, boundary  question   recently up in the House of  Commons,  with its miniature "nationalist holt."  The keynote of his policy  in the matter of readjusting provincial   boundaries  is  that of using his   utmost  endeavor  to create b;id feeling   between  the various provinces.    First  he fried  it with Manitoba and Ontario   but the  premiers of these two proyinc.es were  too wide awake and patriotic  and too  strongly dominated  by common sense  and justice   to be influenced by any of  his petty  appeals for an  exercise of  ill-will.    His next move  is  to  stir up  sti-'ife  between Manitoba  and Quebec,  and so far as Quebec is concerned   his  chance of making a greater success  of  it   in that quarter   is better.     Examples  of -magnanimity   on the  part of  leaders of an opposition   appear to be  lost on  Sir  Wilfrid Laurier   and he  can never rise to  the  occasion  when  an opportunity to give some evidence  of the existence, of that trait presents  itself.     Time and again   Borden set  him an  example, but Sir Wilfrid appears to have forgotten  all about it.  Balfour's attitude  in   backing up the  position   of Sir Edward   Grey,   and  Bonar Law's  magnanimous  reply  to  Asquith the other day  on the subject  of the coal strike   are instances of sufficiently recent date  to have given Sir  Wilfrid a hint;  but when a man's not  built that way all these linei  are lost on him.  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Heal Kstato,  Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  ,  Under  Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:      -.,.������������������  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson liay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  American Central Insurance Co.  Alliance Insurance Co,  London;& Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  .   Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean'Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  PflLA6fc  Livem, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   H. 0.  11 A good --took of Horses and Bigs on  Hand.    II Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to".  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOB   SALE!  Phon.   11        INNIS'BROS. Proprietor-,.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C." '  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting clbrie.  THE ONLY WAY  To attain independence is by steady effort  You  cannot make a.better- start than  by  opening a Savings Account in  The Bank of British  P$p.osit&;^ received and  interest added twice a year.  76 Years in Businesi      '    Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  things  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Mar. 9,   1912:  AT .THE MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  Mar   3 . 15 ..             - 1  4 .. 15 .. -2  5 .. 1(5 3  6 .. 2(5 10  7 .. < 30 .. 18  S .. 28 .. 8  9 .. 28 -.        .0.  Average .maximum temperature 22.57  Average miriimiuh do 4.71  Mean temperature 13.(54  Rainfall for the week   0.00 inches.  Snowfall       "       " 0.  COKUKSl'ONDlNO WEEK OK LAST VEAK  Highest maximum temperature 27.  West wood k Brooke  ItltHKDrci-iS Ol''  A  High Grade,   Heavy Egg Producing  Strain of Single Comb White Leghorns  Canadian philanthropists  see in the  Chinese famine situation  a case that  calls for tlie sympathy and active assistance  of the people of this country.  Through   the  opposite calamities   of  drought and  flood   3,750,000 famine-  stricken Chinese are starving   and in  ���������Canada foodstuffs  worth  millions of  dollars are spoiling  because  the.  crop  was  too  heavy   for  the  railways  to  .ship to Lhe east.     To save  this  unusable surplus  in  Canada   from   waste  .and to send  it where  it is so sorely  needed  they claim   should be our first  .and compelling duty.    When the railways art'   unable  to   move   the  grain  ���������eastward   . to  the  Atlantic   seaboard  .there would appear to be every reason  why   the   facilities   to   move   it   westward to the  Pacific  coast and  on  to  'China should  he 'used.     Apart from  the  humanity  involved    it has  been  pointed out  that effective action   of  this   kind   on   Canada's    part   might  prove later on to be bread  cast on the  waters, for the Chinese  are a grateful  people who do not forget a favor done  them,  and a, few   years  hence   China,  will have some favors to confer on the  ���������nations with whom they may feel disposed to trade.  Average  maximum  do  22.42  Lowest minimum'  do  7.  Average  minimum  do  11.S5  Mean  do  17.13  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Mar   3  ...���������"   " 25  13  4  40  13  5  40  27  6  47  19  7  45  12  8  40  12  9  43  14  Average  maximum tempera  Lure. 40.  Average.  minimum  do  15.71  Mean  do  27.S5  Rainfall for the week  0.00 inches  Snowfall  <t       ������(  0.00  it  '���������SPOKESMAN-'  COltKKSI'OXDING WEEK OK LAST VKAR  Highest maximum temperature 47  Average do do -16.14  Lowest minimum do 24  Average. do do 29.  Mean do 37.57  A C. 7'. It. train wreck at Three.  Valley station near Revelstoke last  week resulted in the death of the  fireman of the passenger train which  was struck by a, light engine.  7?iiiiltry Show, 1911; also headed 2nd  Prize Pen at same show. He is sired  by the 1st Cock Spokane Poultry Show  1911, which also won "Shape and C.olbr  Specials" at same shhwj and was:1st  Cock at Seattle in 1910.  We are now  booking orders for Settings of Eggs''and will   forward  at any tune customer desires  PEN NO. 1 ���������Our Selected Prize  Winning Stock, $5.00 per setting, 15  eggs.  PEN NO. 2���������An Excellent Pen that  will produce Winners and layers, $3.00  per setting, 15 egg.  PEN NO. 3���������A Good, Utility Pen tor  75gg Production. $1.50 per setting, 15  ���������--ggs-  Book Your Orders 7-Darly. Terms. Cash  with Order  Address, Princeton, n. o.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier as leader of  the  opposition is not disposed  to  display  Jfe nxpkpJialftonaj.-'Zirxc:-  Gtchings.Cutf &J*rii(jir!$JJhtef  &ooklety,Profpecii, 0~Jafo������iiey  '.A'ea,bpaperf,ar!c/<-jf/^crrpc~s������f.  :*jg>ir.iiaBu.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  pOAL mining rights of the Dominion, in  yj Manitoha, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tlie Yukon Territory, tlie North-west Territories and in a -portion of the Province of Hritish Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an ii111111.nl rental of SI an  acre. Not, more than 2,501) acres will be loused  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied future situated.  In surveyed territory the land must hi: described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections,'and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by tlie applicant  himself.  Kacli application  must be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded  if the rights  applied for are  not available, but not other-]  wise.   A royalty shall be paid on the merchant- j  able output of the mine at the rate of five cents :  per ton i  The person operating tlie mine shall furnish i  the Agent witli sworn" returns accounting fori  the full (-uantity of merchantable coal mined  and nay the royalty thereon.   If tlie coul-mining rights are not being operated, such returns  should tie furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  lie considered necessary for the working of the  mine at tlie rate of SlO.(H) an acre.  I'or full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Doiiarfmont ot  the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  YV. XV. COltY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.H.-lJiiiuithoi-ic.ed publication of this advertisement will not bo paid for. fMJin  !  X  Grand  ening  at  i^iGhubert's Supply Stores  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  I  *'L  t.'i  I  ���������11  ���������>l  A great railroad terminus a great grain shipping port���������a  great factory centre with a population of at least 50,000���������that  will be Port Mann, western terminus of the Canadian Northern, five years hence.  Factories to employ over 5,000 men, grain elevators and  flour mills, big freight yards aud railway shoys���������these are already arranged fori, A year from today property values will  be treble���������five years hence they will be ten times today's  prices.    Every lot bought NOW will make yon a fortune.  Close   In Lpts, $250.00  RAILWAY ADDITION-practically adjoining C. N. R.  property is easily the best Port Mann subdivision on the market. Values must go up enormously. High, dry, level lots,  33x122 feet, $250. Terms $15 down, $10 a month. No interest  or taxes.    Send for booklet and lithographed plan.  ��������� i  ��������� i  ���������  ���������������������������������  ���������  ������������������?  1  <-i  <;l  <*{  <:|  < I  Colonial Investment Co.  "THE PORT MAN PEOPLE"  Vancouver, B. C.  A. MEGRAW, Local Agent  lU-:!m  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������<  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE! THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 14, 1912.  Town and Distrkft.  See Schubelt's ad.   ������  Mrs. Thain went to Oroville on Monday evening's train, returning yesterday.  Mr. and Mrs. Eliot H. Williams will  hold their reception at the residence  of Mrs. G. Sproule dti Tuesday," March  19th, from 3 to 5 p. m. '  Dr.   Jackson,   dentist,    will    be    in  Hedley  on Wednesday 21st inst. and  remain for a couple  of clays.     It will  therefore  be necessary   to. make ap-  :.. pointments early.  The annual meeting of the Golf Club  will be held in the Similkameen hotel  to-night (Thiusday) at S o'clock p. in.  All the members of the club are requested to attend.'  Billy   Lonsdale, who  has been  master mechanic at the works for a couple  of years  and was  engaged  at similar  work   at the  mine in the earlier days  of the camp,   left on Monday for England.  Penticton   had a   suicide last week  - when  a   young man  who   had   been  boozing hard chose an effective method  of ending  the spree hy   placing  the  stick  of dynamite on  his  chest with  fuse and  cap attached, and firing the  charge.  After a^ brief interview with  Constable Sproule the spiiituahstic  trance medium who claimed sistcrship  with Anna Eva Fay cut short her intended stay in town and departed  southwaid with her dusky consort.  The pair had been married in Princeton.  Tf you have anything you think the  public should have and that they may  want worse than you do, why not take  a little coiner of the paper to tell them  about it? To be alive to tlie public  wants and to let them know that you  can supply them is the whole secret of  business. *���������  On the .tenth of March seven years  years ago there was regular summer  heat. The water increased in Twenty-  mile creek so much that there was  enough that day to drive all forty  stamps and it kept increasing steadily  from that date on until the period of  highest water.  Rev. T. A. Osborne, of Princeton,  came down on Friday last accompanied by his wife and child and 'remained over until Tuesday. On Sunday evening he occupied the pulpit of  the Methodist church, taking the service for Mr. Mawliinney, and preached an evangelistic sermon on tlie subject of Zacchens.  For almost a month the road be  tween here and Keremeos has been  dry and dusty. Informer years the  end of February and beginning of  March was always marked-shy panoramic alternation of icy masses, dry  gravelly ridges and occasional mud  holes with plentiful supply of running  water everywhere.  George Shelder sold his ranch at  Sixteen Mile to Mr. 'Joseph Cooke, of  Enderby, and the price paid, we understand, is $4000. Considering tlie  fine ..'quality of the land and the fact  that it is within a few yards'.of a railway station and comparing it with  the price at which'land.is selling in  the upper Okanagan where the buyer  hails from he can Hatter himself On  getting a lucky buy in this piece of  Similkameen property.  One. evidence of the transformation  which has begun in this valley is seen  in a drive down tlis river to Keremeos  where one is now hardly ever out'of  sight of blue smoke rising up from  clumps of clearing here and there,  showing that the work of reclamation  of th< soil from a. state of nature is  steadily going on. The only place  where utter abandonment of anything  in the shape of improvement seems to  exist is on Brusliy Bottom and possibly  there is  n������~������ tract of land on the  ," i ' ' i  river that would better repay improvement put ot it than the same piece of  pioperty. Why there is no move there-  is one of the inexplicable things.  KEEP YOUR EYES ON  CAMP HEDLEY  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 HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  In another column the Riverside  nurseries offer fruit-growers and those  who are just breaking into that line, a  tempting array of requirements for  the spring planting. To all who have  bought from them in the past they  will have no difficulty in selling again  for their stock has always given full  satisfaction. It is always prudent to  get the order In earlybefore any of  the favorite varieties have been sold  -out.  C, II. Brookes of the Kingston mine  returned from the south on Monday  -and arrangements arc being made to  increase the working force in a few  weeks and to get in the gravity tram.  Mr. Brookes was well satisfied with  the treatment tests which he had  made of Kingston ores, and the information thus obtained will give him  -ample time to mature plans for a  plant pending the progress of development work at the mine. He was  ���������certainly gratified at the fine showings which have already attended development work done in the last few  weeks.  H. A. Turner, road inspector for the  Similkameen riding was in town on  Saturday. He has just returned from  attending the Good Roads convention  at the coast and is chock full of ideas  for road betterment. It is understood  that when he was here he gave instructions to local road foreman,  Harry Rose to begin operations with  the first of April. This is a splendid  idea, of getting the work started earlier in the spring instead of waiting  until half the summer is over as they  used to do a few years ago. The  ground is softer in tlie spring and  works easier and the weather being  ���������cooler men can do more work than  during the summer heat.:  MINING NOTES  The recent find on the Dayton is  likely to give an impetus to mining in  the eastern part of the Similkameen  riding. The Dayton is an old claim on  which a strike was made in the closing  clays of 1899 and some wonderfully  rich ore obtained from it. A couple of  shipments were made to the smelter  and good returns received therefrom  although the shipments were made  under very unfavorable conditions and  the sampling indifferently carried out,  hut heretofore they were never able  to obtain the deposit strongly in place.  There are few camps that give better  encouragement for exploratory work  at medium cost than the ridge between the north and south forks of  Rock Creek, and the Dayton claim,  small in aiea as it is, should be a good  point from which to work. There are  several other good showings in the  .immediate vicinity, and among them  is Jim  Copland's Leroi claim.  Another five miles of placer has been  located on the Similkameen liver in  addition to that mentioned a week  ago. This latest staking runs up the  river from the location made at the  Ashnola. Ceeek "hd'would cover all  the ground to the lower end of Brushy  Bottom, much of which is now included in ranches. The locator litis inscribed himself John McCluie, Princeton.  The Granby is not expected to pay  any dividends for two years as the  output of the smelter at Grand Forks  is expected to provide the funds for  building the smelter at Hidden Creek.  The  company that litis acquired the  dredging i ights oil the Fraser between  Hope and Emory Bar has, been -very...  successful in selling stock and lias now  ample funds for equipment.  Five miles of Rock Creek, between  White's Bar and the Falls, have been  leased by a Keremeos and Vancouver  syndicate, who will test the bed of the  creek for placer gold'by diamond drill.  ���������Ledge.  At the Dayton claim, on Copland  mountain, about six miles east of  Camp 3IcKinney, Blough, Hamilton  and Yonkin have struck have, struck  eight feet of ore. About three feet of  it carries $42 in gold and copper to the  ton.���������Ledge.  The niining outlook for Camp Hedley in 1912 looks better than it has  done for years. In addition to the  Kingston, the Apex and in all probability the Oregon there are negotiations now afoot which indicate the  bonding of some more likely ground  in the immediate vicinity of which we  hope to be able to give more definite  details shortly.  The Ledge says that the gold shipments from Greenwood are in excess  of $50,000 per month.  On,one of the Voigt claims on Copper Mountain the B. C Copper Company have 110 feet of cross-cutting all  iii ore. ,  GENERAL NEWS  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with tlie Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   tlie   Table.  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  .AND  .���������..'/��������� ���������   .���������  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a straight life policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  Get the Best  ���������  ���������  ���������  t Buy from Us and You Get ���������  no Other  The history of thousands of policies  on fclio above plan shows that it has  cost less than four dollars per year to  carry a policy of .one thousand 'dollars.  If you doubt this call on the local representative and see the history of  one policy for 26 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  *  Ppt^tpes, $2.00 per ioo lbs.  Onions, 5 cents per 11).  Apples, leading varieties,  $2.50 per box  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  x  ���������  ��������� Fresh   Curlew   and   Government ���������  ���������^ - ��������� ^  ���������J       Creaniery Butter and Morn        ���������  ing Glory Eggs  ���������  ���������  ���������  Shatfords, Ltd.*  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  it  is  the  people's Company and   its  profits are all for the people  This accounts for the wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.  W.  J. TWISS  Manager,for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  ! Grease tin:; Wheels!  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  Competition  for Now  University Buildings to  bo Erected at Point Grey, near Van  coilvor. Hritish Columbia  WHEN" WRITING AI>VNl{.TJ.SKHH PLEASE  MENTION   THIS TAPER  The (.?. P. K. operates -1703 miles of  railway in the United States and the  Grand Trunk 15S2 miles.  The Unionists have won Manchester  in a bye-election. Sir A. Ha.worth, a  Liberal minister who was up for reelection on cabinet preferment was  beaten by 579 majority hy the Unionist candidate. The Liberal majority  in that constituency has heretofore  ranged from 2500 to 4000.  The- Government of Hritish Columbia invite  Competitive Plans for the general scheme and  design for the proposed new University, together with more detailed Plans for the buildings  to be erected first at an estimated cost of  $1,500,000.  Prize's ol'SIO.flOO will be given for tho most  successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition and plan of  site may be obtained 011 request from the  undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 31st. 1012  addressed to  The Minister ov Ekucation*.  I 'arliainent Buileings,  Victoria, British Columbia  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PRINTERS' INK  This may be applied in different  ways but the two old stand-bys are  jrdicious advertising in the local  paper and neat stationery printed at  home. The Gazette can suit all requirements.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE   GAZETTE  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  I TH6 HEDLEY GAZETTE I  ������ HAS THE LUBRICANT i  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. MARCH 14,1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen-��������� Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  Tim barber shop is open once more.  Mis. I. Ducrest left for Spokane on  Monday.  V. P. (icorge, of Ooahnont, Was a  visitor to town Thursday.  Ally Smith, of Penticton, passed  through Monday on his way to Spokane.  The K.  K.   K.  spent an  enjoyable  evening at  the restaurant  lastTliurs  Thursday.  G. A."Kyle, of   Portland, Ore., pass  ed  through   Saturday  on his  way  to  Peiiticfon.  Mrs. .'Sinclair, valid daughter, ,Ruth,  passed through on-their way to Penticton Friday.  H. A, IInick's,-.manager: of the Bank  of B. N. A., Hedley, was a visitor over  the week end.  Great- improvement has heeu'niade  on the grade by having tlie-loose,  stones removed.  .1. 0. Coulthard came down from  Princeton to attend the Conservative  Convention here. .  Mr. McKay, came over from Penticton in his car accompanied by Mr.  Allen Lucas, of the same place.  .Tack Budd. of "Princeton, brought  down 25 head of horses tins' week  which are to be raised at the R ranch.  Dave funis drove out .1. Chapman,  sons, and R. A. Hodges to Trout creek  Saturday, returning Monday evening.  Harold A. Jackson -who has been at  New York for some little time, passed  through mi his wav-home to Pen tic-,  ton.  H. A. Turner, road superintendent,  drove over from Fairview last Thursday  and looked  into work  to be  laid  out   for   the   coming   season.  .lack  Young and Robert McCurdy, road  foremen, will have gangs working  shortly.        .  Mr. T. Chapman, wife and children,  along with Mr. R. A. Hodges, his  partner, arrived in Keremoos last  Wednesday from Winthrop, Methow  Valley. Washington. They are looking over the district with the intention of settliugMiere:" in the near future'. ���������-'' :       '���������}������������������'' - . r  G. II. Clarke, assistant P. O. Inspector, took the P. M. of this burg by  surprise,   blowing in  like a wind from  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  MRS. A. F. KIRBY,  Proprietress.  Percy Kelly, ahoteluian of Spokane,  stayed over in town for a couple of  days, going on to Penticton Monday  last.  Major Megraw, Dr. McEwen, Dick  Boeing and A. McGibboii, of Hedley,  attended the Conservative Convention  here.  The St. Patrick's dance will be postponed until Friday, March 22nd. It  will be held at Richter's hall atS p. in.  on that date.  Joseph Cooke, of Mabel Lake Road,  Enderby, is visiting the district, with  the idea of making a purchase of some  good farming land,  The Ladies' Aid met at the home of  Mrs. Fred Gibson on Thursday, 7th  inst. After the business''meeting a  social time was spent, and enjoyed by  all piesent.  Jerry llaggerty and Mike Costello  blow in from Shoemaker (.'reek 'Friday. They are pretty hard to keep  track ot. but we believe they are now  headed up the Ashnola.  T. J. Conuuiskey. superintendent of  .Indian agencies, came in on Tuesday,  going over to Penticton where he was  to interview an Indian council of the  chiefs to bi> held over there.  Tom Daly left on Friday last for  Sacramento where he will go in training with the Portland baseball team  in preparation for the coming season.  Good luck Tom we.hope  you do well.  The Ih-v. T. A. Osborne, of Princeton, will preach in the Presbyterian  Church next Sunday morning and  evening. Special music will be provided by thechoh. All are cordially  invited.  E. Lloyd Williams, oi" Port Arthur,  Out., paid Keremeos a few (lavs visit,  before returning to the cast. Mr.  Williams is the nephew of Mrs. .lames  Innis, and while here slaved with his  aunt.  Dr. Jermyn. who was formerly  veterinary inspector at Keremeos and  the lower Similkameen came in this  week and went over to .Penticton, returning back to Kereilieos on Tuesday  evening.  A sad accident occurred in Penticton  Thursday evening last, whereby Geo.  Weeks met his death. The unfortunate young man was driving team at  the time and by some means fell, the  wheels of ������������������������- loaded wagon passing over  his hotly.  We arc grieved tore-port the death  of Mr. Paul II. Harrison, at the Central Hotel, Sunday evening last. Mr.  Harrison only returned from Calgary  about ten days ago, and it is believed  caught a, bad cold coming over from  Penticton resulting in hemorrhage of  the lungs. We extend our deepest  sympathy to his sorrowing wife, in  her very sad bcn-.-ivenicnt  "Princeton;' anyway 'finding things  O.K. he doubled back to Hedley Friday, Mr. Clarke.has.been.;, iii'.the employ of the government for the last  twelve years, being for some time  asst inspector in the Mooseiaw Division, but owing to the increased post-  jil business in B. C, was sent by the  Department to assist P. O. Inspector  Greenshields, of Vancouver.  The two young women, of Oroville,  who visited Princeton a few dayslast  week, on returning to Oroville, were  refused admission by the U. S. officials  and returned to B. C. only to be returned by the Immigration officer  here. Now when the parties, who are  American citizens add property holders, arrived back in Oroville, the immigration officials of that town sent  them back across the line' once more  and they are now held in Keremeos  'pending.inquiry from higher authorities,  SIMILKAMEEN NOTES-*"  Mr. R. J.  McCurdy was down to Similkameen looking over the McCurdy  Bros,  property with a view  to some  Improvements.  Mr. Thos. Hesp came down ..from  Princeton on Tuesday's train to start  work on the McCurdy Bros, ranch.  Mr. McCurdy went up to Keremeos  on Tuesday's train returning the same  evening.  R...I. McCurdy accompanied by Mr.  Cooke, of Enderby, drove down to the  Boundary line on Sunday, calling at  Mr. Manery's on their return.  Mr. George Cawston and Sam McCurdy visited at Mr. Manery's on last  Sunday.  XV. A. Haining has rented a piece of  land in the lower Similkameen and intends supplying Hedley Camp the  coming summer with vegetables.  The Conservatives of the lower Similkameen expressed some surprise  when they learned that the Conservatives held a meeting on Friday of last  week, without their having received  notice of the event.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOflMY SING, Keremeos  J. A. BROWN  ��������� ������������������'"'"������������������',' ���������     Notary Public  CONVEYANCING, CUSTOMS BKOKEBACiE,  ��������� FIRE INSURANCE  I  ���������  OFFICE  KEREMEOS. B.C.  Kcrcmeos:Pcnticton Mail Stages.-  A first-class new auto has been added to W. E. Welby's stage and Li very  business at Penticton and a thoroughly competent driver has been engaged  to run the car.  Phone 11 XV. E. Welhv  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  REAL. ESTATE MINES  Agent for:  London. & Lancashire  I'M re Ins. Co.  Ocean 'Accident and Gu-iralitee Co.  Keremeos: B. C.  c. JE. SHAW  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  Buy a Sack and Start the New Year right.  You cannot hope to have good Bread unless  you use good flour  Be sure and ask for Five Roses  t  FRANK  RICHTER &  CO.  $ *������������������������������@@������������������������������������������������������������������������@������������������������������������@������������@  FIGUREOUT  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office of .1.  KEREMEOS  A. Brown  B. C.  NOTICE TO'CREDITORS  Creditors' Trust Deeds Act, 1911, and  Amending Acts.  -jVrOTJCK iii hereby given that Fermin J. Sauve  -1' of Keremeos, m ' tho Province of British  Columbia.-trading under the name of F. J,  Siuive & Co.. merchant, assigned to Thomas  XV. Coleman, of the Town of Keremeos, Druggist, in trust for the benefit of his creditors, all  his real and personal property, credits mid effects, which may be seized and sold under execution: which assignment bears date the 5th  day of February, A. IX. 1W2  Creditors arc required tosend to the assignee,  Thomas W. Coleman. Keremeos, li. C, on or  before the 17th day of February, 1912, particulars, duly verified of their claims, and of the  security, if any held by them.  A meeting of the creditors will bo held at the  oflicc of T. \V. Coleman, Keremeos, B. C. on  the I7th day of February. 15)12, at the hour.of 2  o'clock in the afternoon for the purpose of giving directions for the disposal of the estate.  Keremeos. B. C. Feb. f-th, 1912.  THOS. XV. COLKMAX  ,, Assignee.  NOTICE  SIMir.KA-MKKN' LAND DISTRICT  I'ISTlUCT 01'* YAI.1C  'PAKK   NOTICK   that   I.   Kdward   Asiiuitli  '-        riargrc-iives, of Kercineos,   H. C. occupation   Kiincher. intends to apply for permission  to  purchase the following described lands.  Commencing at a post planted at the S. K.  corner of Lot 29s. Mrs. "WugsuifFs P. K.. thence  east 10 chains, theiice north SO chains, thence  west 10 chains, thence south 80 chains to point  of commencement, containing 80 acres more  or less  KDW'AKI) ASQUITH HAKOKKAVKS  March 1st.. 1912 !>-l������  Tlie London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  M AI-n U FACT URERS  in each class of goods.  fc    DEALERS  Besides being  a  complete commercial  guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with  the   Goods  they ship,   and  the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets  they  supply;  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged   under  the  Ports  to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading manufacturers, merchants,  etc., in the principal  provincial towns  and   industrial  centres  of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of.the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for ������1, or larger advertisements from ������3.  Tlie London Directory. 60. Ltd.  2~>, Abchurch Lane, London, E. C.  COPPER  The XewEdition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  just published, is volume X, for the years 1910-  1911, and required nearly eighteen mouths in  preparation.  It has 1902 Pages  containing nearly one and a half million words  or about twice as much matter as the bible.  There are 35 chapters, and the book covers tho  Copper Industry of the World  COVKRINO: Copper History. Geology.  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, leaching. Smelting, Kclining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities. Alloys, Uses, Substitutes.  Terminology. Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries'and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports  Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  Vol. X of the Copper Handbook lists and  describes  8,130 Mines and Companies  these descriptions ranging from 2 or 3 lines; in  the case of a dead company, in which case reference is made to a proceeding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in lhe case  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth  of the copper supply of the world. The chapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest number of mines and companies ever given  in any work of reference on mines or mining  investments, has been fully revised.  Tlu.- new edition of the Copper handbook is a  dozen books in one, covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world.    It is used  " TOLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  HOOK ON COPPER.  by the malingers of the mines that make ninety-odd percent of the world's output of copper  and is used in every civilized country of the;  globe. It is lllleil with facts of vital importance to  Tin-: ixviosTOK  TIIK SPKCUbATOK  Till': MlCTAI-LUItGIST  THK CONSUMKR  THE MIN10R  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top, or Si.50  in.genuine full library morocco.  Terms are the most liberal, Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage charges prepaid. 011 one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value to you ?  Write now to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  Ml TKMPbK BUILDING. HOUGHTON,  Michigan. U. S. A.  SING LEE  Ltiundry, Contracting' of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  ������  *������  *���������  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,1 more or less hazardous, than by investing them  at home in  something  that is as  C1 , ,t *T3  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested; r  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  @  ������  X  X  ������  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  x  x  X  X  X  Plumbing and Heating, Sheet  Metal Work Tinsmithing  Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,   in 'Murdock's .blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  DIGNAN & ATKIN  PI!ACTK.'A\. 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Cuiiip Hod ley  TAKK XOTK'K timt I, Ainsley Meiinnv, I-',  M. (.'.   N'o.   KiSI'JA iiR'ent for tho Iloilley (iohl  I Mininfc Coiupnny, LiiniU-il. K. M. ('.. No. H������'IUii  I intend sixty days from lhe dnlc hereof, lonp-  piy to tliti ininiiiK' Kceoi'di-r torn Ceitifient.e of  Iinpiovemonts,  for the pin-posi* of (ilttuiniiifA* :��������� , ,  1 Crown (irnnt of the. nbnvi- cliiirn. '1  j    And  further tnko   notice.- Hint iu*tion   under  i section :>7 must, be commenced before tin- issue  ' of such ("ertilieiite of improvements.  1     1 luted tbis'iiind dny of .January, 101'.'  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  0  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  AToUee is  hereby triven l,bal lhe ]);u'l,iiei*sliip,:  a>       lately siibsistinir under the nunie and,.,  stylo of F. liiehter &'��������� Co. in the ifcnornl rnei-'/  itimiidiM! business has this day been dissolved t',.  by mutinil consent.    All accounts owed by and t  owing to the Into llini will be paid uiiil collect-  ed by CJ, S, Loudon anil tlie estilUiof 1������'. Kichtcr-'fj  will conduct the business from Knbniftr.v  1st.,.'  11112, mut will bo known by the firm name ofi  K. Uichter, fjimited. *  1     Datcit at, Keremeos Ccutii' ttit^   '-,1   ilav of  I-'cbrniii-y, 191-J.  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES 1  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Have still 011 hand for spring planting  Wac.knkr Nokthkux Spy Wealthy .Jonathan  McLntosh Risn Wixesap Snows G-kaa-kn'stin  Ktno Dayid RomeBeaujiy Red Chkkkkd Putin  Pltjms,.Peaks anil Reaches  Established in 1900 by the; Hon. Mart in Biurell, MinKstor of Agiicultuie  125 ACRES

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