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 ;>., '������������������ .'"  ������t      -Hr  -a.**,^-^  J-klfrB SIMILKAMEEN J������VERTISER;  Volume XI.  Number -3-07  ���������V  MbLEY, B.C., THUEgi)Ail������.KCH 18 191  KEEPINF UP  fORK  N. Thompson                 pho.ve skvmour 5943  ..-     MGR. WESTKRN CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse, 847-63 Beatty Street  . Vancouver, B. C.  ���������   &                  A. F.  & A. M.  Hedley, Gold. Mining. jCp'iripany  Declares Usual Quarterly  Dividend  GOOD ADVERTISEMENT FOR TOWN  ItfGMr       REGULAR monthly meetings of  /^(���������r\   Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.J  -' are held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hcdloy. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  A. CREELMAN,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  Tho Regular,   meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1744 are hold on  the  first and third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  Ladies moot 2nd and 4 Mondays  Visiting brethern are cordially invited  A. J. KING, XV. M  C. P. DALTOX, Sec't.  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be nt Home office in Oroville,"1st  to 20th of each month.  Office  on North   Main   Street.  F������.  IP.  OROWIN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tel. Xo. "S  PENTICTON,  P. 0. Dl-AWKKlliO  -       -       B.  C,  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL ENGINEER and HRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building-  Princeton  WalterClayion  Barrister. Solicitor, Kic.  "MONEY TO  LOAN  One of the best   recommendations  that a'community  can   have in those  *  *  stringent financial  times is to have a  concern or company that is not effected by the war and one that is keeping  up it dividends the same as in times of  peace and plenty.  This is exactly what Hedley can  point to: and on Wednesday we re  ceived the official notice from the head  office of the Hedley Gold Mining Co.  in New York .announcing that they  had declared the regular quarterly  dividend of three per cent with an additional dividend of two per cent making 5 per cent for tlie quarter.  Now this is not the only good ground  around the camp and if any other  company that are looking for good  property would look over the ground  around this burg they ought to be  able to find as good a dividend payer  as the Nickel Plate.  The  official notice  reads as follows:  HEDLEYGOLDMTNINGOOMPANV  -12 Broadway  New York, Maich 10, 1915.  A quarterly dividend of three per  cent. (3%) and an additional dividend  of two per cent. (2%) has this day  been declared on the outstanding capital stock of this Company payahle  on Wednesday, March 31st, 1915 to  -stockholders of record at 3.00 o'clock  p. in., Monday, March 22nd, 1015.  Transfer books will not be closed.  UEDLKY  GOLD  MIXING   COJlI'.VXY  .lolin D. Clarke,  Asst-treasure  METAL. MINING IS^,   ,.'  ON THE UPl  Labor Gazette Reviews Gonditi!  Fully���������Trail and .Ro'sslandj  . i-'  ��������� An    up-to-date   review   n  3-2.00, L\ Advance  GENERAL NOTES  PENTICTON,  B. C.  GREAT  NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar anil Table tlie'Best.   Rales Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Medley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good: Haircut  and Shave  j First-class Line of Cigars, Tobacco  and Soft Drinks always  on hand  lARD ������; TGPLEY  t������to������4'te������s3s������s&'is'&%&viw&&^  x g  X &  I Grand Union |  I         Hotel I  X  ���������      ���������' x  |������ HEDLEY,   British Columbia $  X x  x                                                 ��������� *  x ���������    X  X x  X X  X  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up X  X <g  X  First-Class Accommodation. *S  |[ Bar Stocked with Best Brands Jj  X            of Liquor and Cigars ���������������  X X  X    X   ___      _                    . ^  X                                           ' x  S A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor %  *                                                     ' &  ar X  Rt-'^'-'-W'-e'yj'n-'^  ROLL    MM   A GAME   AT   ROLLS  Nickel-plating   iiliimiuum   is   practi  able;   according   to   M.   Le   Chatelier,  who has made a communication to tfie  Academie des Sciences, stating hi' lias  succeeded in nickel-plating aluminum,  which   has not  been  accomplished by  the ordinary methods.     This has prevented  the. extensive, employment of  the '-.metal on   account  of its dull appearance.     This   difficulty   has   been  surmounted by.a preliminary scouring  of.the  aluminum'in a bath  of hyclro-  chlprie acid  eontainfng a certain proportion of iron.    The iron precipitated  on the surface of the  aluninum forms  a kind of network, and when the metal' is  parsed  into  a  nickel   bath  the  nickel gels entangled in this network  and adheres strongly to the aluminum  This  process,   which   is   based   on   a  physical  action,   appears to  solve the  problem which has hitherto  been con  sidered insoluble.  A .single sugar pine tree which, was  cut in trespass in the Stanislaus national forest. California, yielded more  than enough actual lumber to build a  good sized suburban house, and in  settlement tlie governini-nt-h-.is received #09.40. The tree scalled 1S,!������3  board feet and was valued at $5.2.5 per  1000 ft. Not many trees contain  enough lumber to build a two foot  board walk nearly two niileslong, and  this is believed to be tlu* first case on  record in which a single tree felled in  a national forest was valued at almost  $100 on the stump, although national  forest timber is frequently sold at  considerably higher rates.  When   Writing*   Advertisers   Please  Mention th    Paper.  throughout Canada from a labor point  ''      'J-'!       -*-       ,--..���������   I,i 1       ,  .������ '      .     ...,'.  of view is contained iu the labor GUI' '... ; ; ' ' . :' '. " Vv ��������� '���������  zette published monthly by the Dominion Department of labor. The  February'Gazette contains the following on Mining:  Coal mining conditions at -Sydney  were slightly unproved, owing, to the  blinking of coal at the collieries which  began in-Decernbei and which will be  continued during the winter months.  Themild weather, while effecting the  consumption of coal*, improved shipments from Sydney,'' this port being  still open at the end of the month.  The blowing in tlie blast furnaces at  Sydney. Mines and: the. resumption of  work in the steel plant there also help-  ep the coal trade. The Broughton  mine was closed down,' over 200 men  being thrown out of employment.  Most of the working men are professional miners and will try to secure  woik at other collieries of thu province. Inverness had a fair month. At  Wcstville about 55,000 tons of coal  weie raised during January.  At Lelhbridge, con I mining was  slack for the time of year, owing to  less traffic on the railways and inactivity in factories. Winter conditions  caused some local demand. At Na-  naimn also the mines .were working  on slack time. The Western Fuel  Company worked twenty days during  Januaiy. The Nanairao Vancouver  Company worked full time bub ������*-itira  very small force of men. At Cumberland the men were working very little  and all but absolutely necessary outside workers were- laid oil". At Extension, tlie mines were working about  two thirds time, and the same was the  case with the Pacific Coast Coal Company at South Wellington.  In metal mining some improvement  was  shown.     The asbestos   mine   in  Quebec    were   more  busily   engaged.  The   Johnson   mine  at Thetl'ord  was  re-openad   aft'-r   being   closed   down  since December 2-lth.    The Bell Ashes  Ios  Company  at the same  place  reopened   their   mill   which   had   been  closed for  about  four  months.     The  mill will lie run day arid night,   which  will give woik to 300employees. Other  mines in'the district wereall working.  At Black Lake also the mines were in  operation.  \i\ the Cobalt region, owing to low  water in the Montreal and Matabit-  cliouan rivers cutting down the power  supply, some of the* mills were forced  to closedown for 25 pur cent of the  time. It was expected that each week  until spring, when the water rises in  the rivers, upwards of 75 to 100 men  would be idle. Commencing with the  first week in January .shipments from  Cobalt del-lined. At Porcupine, conditions weie normal, the mines continuing steady production. Underground  work on the Touyh-Oakes mines at  Kirkland lake, was resumed giving  employment to a number of men.  In British Columbia, there was also  some improvement. The. Granby Company at Phoenix made an advance in  wages of five per cent on January 1st  owing to the improved price of copper.  At the Volcano mines, ten miles from  Grand Forks, machinery has been  placed on the ground and will be. installed in the spring. To treat the ere  it was repotted that a 1,000 ton smelter would be erected. The smelter at  Trail was running during the month  at full time. The mines at Rossland  also were busy.  ELECTION     TALK   AT   OTTAWA  Conservatives Say  Liberals   Have  Now  Openly Broken Truce-���������Opposition  Says Make No Difference  Ottawa���������The Free Press iu an article dealing with an election says: ,  "Conservative members are certain  that there will be an election. Liberal members expect that there will  be and the ministers are saying nothing.  "Both sides seem satisfied/ The  Conservatives are declaring that the  want of confidence motion by the Liberal leader yesterday morning justifies an appeal to the people. They  claim that the truce has been foi mal-  ly and officially broken.  "The Liberals say that if the government thought it could win it would  have the election anyway, even if  no amentment bad been offered to  the budget. They say that while the  weru keeping the political truce.the  government had been working upon  a political ambush.  "Both parties appear to be cheerful  over th<"> prospect of an appeal to the  country.  "The government is waiting to hear  from the country in regard to the  Laurier amendment and Sir AVilfrid's  speech. Hon. Mr. Cochrane and Hon.  Mr. Rogers are keeping a. close watch  upon the country and are receiving  .leports from   agents  in all   the  prov-  GOLF   CLUB ANNUAL   MEETING  Election of Officers   for. Ensuing Year  ���������Much Business Discussion  incus.  HARD FACTS TO FACE  More land is being planted to wheat  in the. Okanagan this year than for  many years past���������since the wheat-  growing days of long ago. Under  these conditions it is most unfortunate  that the Enderby flouring mill is tied  up in such a way as not to be in a  position to grind this product.  When   the  Enderby   Flouring Mills  were  in   operation,   aud   turning   out  one  of  the   finest   grades   of   flour���������  Moffet's  Best���������some of our dealers in  flour shipped   in from   the Northwest  miils flower  to supply lhe local trade.  Today all the  flour that is sold in Enderby and    the   Valley,  comes   from  Northwest and Manitoba,  and at- Vernon,    Armstrong   and   Enderby,   are  flouring  mills   which  have  been   put  out of business'by the lack of loyalty  on the part of the people to local institutions.      It  requires .something   like  this to bring us to our senses.   Instead  of having  a payroll   in each, of  these  towns by the operation  of those flouring mills*, and at the samp time, a home  market for our wheat, we have neither  payroll,  running Homing mills,   nor a  home market for tin-'wheat.    We will  be   sending*  wheat out of  the Valley  and   bring   Hour  into  it,   with   three  (louring    nulls   in    our   midst,   killed  through   the  lack   of  loyalty   of   our  people.    And still we hear the Government damned for  not doing mure for  agriculture.   _ MX*   QUICKEST REMEDY EVER  SOLD IN HEDLEY  Wo have never sold anything here  in Hedley with the INSTANT action  of the simple mixture of buckthorn  bark, glycerine, etc., known as Adler-  i ka. This remedy, used successfully  for appendicitis, is so quick and powerful that ONE SPOONFUL relieves almost ANY CASE of constipation,  sour or gassy stomach. Adler-i,ka acts  on BOTH lower and upper bowel and  it is the 1110"-t THOROUGH bowel  cleanser we ever saw. V. M. Gillespie,  druggist,  lhe annual meeting of the Hedley  Golf Club was held in the Similkameen  Hotel on Tuesday evening last, and  proved to one of the best meetings  yet held by that club. The officers  for the ensuing year were appointed  and other business discussed. The  treasurer's report for the year 191-4  showed tlie finances of the club to be  in a healthy condition. After the  callling of the meeting to order by the  President, Mr. G. P. Jones, the minutes of the previous annual meeting  wen- lead and adopted. The next  business of the evening was the election of officers for the ensuing year,  and the officers appointed weie as  follows:  .    Hon Pies.���������I. L. Merrill  Hon.  Vice-Pres���������L.  XV.. Shatford  Hon^ Vice-Pres���������A. Megraw  Hon. Vice.-Pres���������Rev. Caineion  Pies���������G. P. Jones  Vice-Pres���������G.   H. Spicule  Treas-H. D. Barnes  Secy-O. P. Dalton  Exec- Com.���������R. S. Collin  A. XV. Jack'  W. C. Martin  L. C. Rolls  ,,; J. Clarke  Auditors���������F.    II.  French   and   B.  W. Knowles.  Grounds Coin.���������L. C. Rolls, A". W.  Jack, G. 11. Sproule, and P. Murray.  Handicay   Com.��������� XV.    C.   Martin,  A. W. Jack. P. Mm ray.  The next business of the meeting  was to di-icuss tlie ! ������.-.<������������������ 1 way of having  tho names of the winners of the Mortal Cup placed thereon and after some  disscussion it was decided that the  placing of a shield with the winners  name thereon should be fastened to  the cup. Mr. Claike was given instructions to order such shield pioper-  ly engraved. Thu subject of giving a  runner up prize also came in foi much  discussion and it was decided that a  small gold medal would be given and  Mr. Claike was also given instructions  to order one for last year which would  be piusenled to Miss Jac-Ksnn.  It was also'decided to socmen modal  whicb would be played formontblv by  the club. The games to be played  as a handicap stroke competition, and  are to be played before -a;- certain  monthly date which will lie. fixed by  the committee.. This was one of the  best moves o the evening as it would  create a much more interest in the  games and would also help veryinat-  ierally in getting of score cards for -  for the handicapping for the Merrill .  Cup. It was left to- the handicap  commit Lee to -arrange the, regulations  for these matches.  It, was also decided to start a junior  membership club and this to im-ludi-  all boy? up lo ' eighteen years of  age who wished to* piny on the link.-.  The fee was fixed at .S2.*IH a year.  This would allow them the use of Unlinks only and would not admit fbeni  to participate in of the senior ntaLches.  The matter of holding the annual  golf dance was gone into but as the  new hall is not yet completed, no ,  definite date was set. A committee  was appointed to take the .matter in  hand and as soon as the new hall is  ready the date will be announced.  Many other questions came up for  disc ussion, but as these under the  rulings of the various committees  they were left for them to look  after.  Grace Before Meat  For what we  arc  about  to  eat  wc  thank the Lord  and the  British flint. TllE.HEDIBY'e-AZErTE MAR 18, 1915  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  S-2.1J0  i.m  PcrYt'in*   "   (United States)   Advertising Rates  Measurement, 1- lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  ineh, $1.00 for one insertion, -'5 cents for  eueh subsequent insertion. Over one inch.  10 cents per line for first insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  C'eititlciite of Improvements 810.00  (Whore more than one claim appears  in notice, Si.50 for each additional  claim.)  WM. C. MARTIN. Managing Editor.  Full Moon  Last qunV  10  1915  FEB  New Moon  Hi ���������  First quar.  ��������� ii.  1915  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed, Thu. Frl. Sat.  u  21  28  1  ��������� S  15  22  20  0  10  23  30  3  10  17  24  31  4  r  11  IS  o  12  19  20  0  13  20  27  food supply of Britain and ber'Allies.  Theieisa higher motive, than that of  the pocket merely, and it'should be a  stronger one.  At the same time  th.-   business as  poet must be recognized.    .With a food  bbort.-ige staring  it  in   the  face,   the  world is ready toabsoib at good pi ice.-*  all we can produce.  The main object of the campaign is  to make clear the situation.  Tbc-ie is no more reasonable body to  deal with than the farmers. Lay the  facts before them clearly and fully  and they may be relied on to reach a  correct decision.  THE NEED OF  GREATER PRODUCTION  Great Britain has invested more  money in this country than in any  other country in the world outside of  the United Slates. The sum totalis  no less than ������2,800,000,000.. being equal  to $100 for every man. "women and  child.  This money has gone largely to provide railway and other facilities for  carrying on our business. It is loaned  money, and hears (���������>-.-��������� hunched and  twenty millions of dollars interest annually. That interest must be met.  It can be met only by exporting surplus products. There is a ready market for all the farm products we can  produce over and above our own requirements. A twenty per cent increase in farm production will cover  our interest piiynients and maintain  the country's credit.  This is one. answer to the question,  why is it necessary that Canada at  this particular time should increase  the output of the farm ?  It is neither asked nor expected that  the farmer should bear the whole burden. The railways and other organizations engaged in the transportation  of products must bear their share,  The financial institutions of the country must be asked to assist in financ-.  ing the farmer's business as well as  the manufacturer's. The farmers of  almost every country in Europe enjoy  the advantages of rural credits. Si  milar facilities are urgently needed  here.  The need of supplying the farmer  with information that will enable him  to distribute and market his products  to the best advantage, is becoming  more and more urgent. The Canadian Minister of Agriculture recently  put the matter in this form:  "It is not, therefore, only greater  production, but better production and  cheaper production, more accurate  knowledge of markets and better facilities for reaching them. All these  things are tied up together, and it is  to these things that not only farmers  but governments, bankers and transportation men have to address themselves."  A clearer understanding of some of  the handicaps retarding production  will be one of the good results that  must grow out of the present campaign.  But let not the farmer stay his hand  because these and other defects in the  economic system have not yeb been  remedied, Your country needs you,  and needs you now.  There is- no necessity i'or calling  upon the fanner to woik harder or for  longer hours. Neither is it advisable  to dictate to him as to what he should  produce nor bow be should produce it.  The individual farmer must decide for  himself how best to meet Liie demand.  We sec', the question -asked, and  asked too by agricultural journals,  how can the farmer increase the output without putting more acres under  cultivation and employ more laboi ?  That production may to some extent lie increase in labor is clearly indicated. The best strains of seed will  give larger yields than inferior kinds.  A strain suited to the soil and climate  and sown at the right time will give  bettor returns than seed that is not.  Pure seed,- plump seed, seed of stiong  vitality, will increase the yield. These,  and other important principles are not  in widely applied as they might be.  There is an appalling and almost  universal waste in the handling of  liquid and solid manure in this country. Rectify this'and restore to the  soil the elements of fertility now lost  through lack of care, and production  may be increased without any appreciable increase in labor.  If the facts of the case indicate it,  as we believe they do, then the farmer  is warranted in employing more labor,  provided suitable labor can be secured;  be is wairanted in preparing his land  better, sowing his.seed better, and in  this manner doing what he can to  meet the . Empire's, needs. The man  who fails in his duty iii the country's  crisis, will regret it all his days.  Good'Mornlng:!  ''ft    ���������''."  U/eare Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American Cotton-L'isl  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real foot comfort. No seams to  rip. Never become loose or  baggy. The shape s knit in ���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness  style, superiority., of material  and workmanship. ��������� Absolutely  stainless. Will wear six months  without holes, or new ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal note, to cover  advertising and shipping charges  we will send post-paid with writ  ton  guarantee, backed by a live  million dollar company, either  ,  3 Pairs of our 75c. Value       '  American Silk Hosiery,  or       4 Pairs of our SOc. Value  American Cashmere Hosiery  or       4 Pairs of our 5OC Value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or       6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give the color, size, and whether Ladies or Gent's Hosiery is  desired.  DON'T DELAY���������Offer expires  when a dealer in your locality is  selected.  The International Hosiery Co.  P.O. Box 2-11  DAYTON, OHIO, U. S. A.  Of course, Austria could make Italy  a pi esent of the Trentino quite comfortably. Because if Germany and  Austria should be licked, Austria  needn't care; and if they win. Austria  could take the Trentino back together  with any Italian or other pickings she  fancied.  The loyalty and patriotism of the  farmer has never been called into  question. He has the opportunity before him to give expression to his  patriotism  by helping  to keep up the  "While Europe is at war; and while  Canada is proving her loyalty both by  protestations and by the despatch of  volunteers,  the people of -the Dominion are not altogether forgetting that  peace is  the important phase of life,"  says the Cleveland Plaindealer. ���������'Peace  will  come,  some  time,  and  will last  longer than war has lasted.     Some of  the European  nations will be crushed  beyond hope of speedy lecovery, and  must labor patiently through  two or  more generations to re-establish themselves on a peace basis.    Bub Canada  will suffer no such  carnality.     She is  now   in  the midst   of war,   pushing  straight ahead with the greater work  of peace.     New   regions  in  the  far  northwest are even now being opened  to settlement.     The men  who are going into these new regions to establish  homes have little thought for Europe's  war.     In the remoteness  of Northern  Alberta  they can not be affected  by  the altering victories and defeats in  Flanders and Poland.    To them the  building  of a comfortable home   for  their children, and the solid establishment of a fresh new agricultural community are matters of far morn importance.    They are looking towards  the future, and decline to be confused  by the noise and clamor of today."  Synopsis of Coal Mining" Regulations  COAL mining rights of the Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, 'the North-west Territories and in a portion of tho Province of Hritish Columbia, .may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual i-ental of ������1 an  acre. Not more than I'.oliOiicros will be lonscd  to one applicant.  Application for a lease inns be made by the  applicant in person to tho Agon or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the ri applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land-must bedes-  cribed by sections, or legal sub-division -of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory tho tract  applied for shall bo staked out by applicant  himself.  Each application must be accom by 11  fee of ������5 which will bo refunded if rights  applied for are nob available, bu no otherwise. A royalty shall bo paid on I merchantable output of the mine at the rate five cent':  per ton  -The person operating the mine sha furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable coa :mined  and Day the royalty thereon. Jf the coal mining rights are not being operated such returns  should be furnished at least once   year.  Tlie lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface right smay  be considered necessary for the working of the  mine at the rate <*���������  ������10.00 an acre V  For full information applied shou be  made to the Secretary of the Departme of  the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands. .  XV. W.CORY,        ;  Deputy Minister o the Interior  NJ-J.-Unauthorizod publication  tisement will nob bo paid for.  dver  9-6m  Advertise in the  Hedley Gazette  and watch Results  Where Are  Your Interests  *r Are they in this community ?  'IT Are they among the  people with whom you  associate ?  IF Are they with the  neighbors and friends  with whom you do busi-  business ?���������  Tf so, you want to know what is happening in this community. You want  to know the goings and comings of  the people with whom you associate,  the little news items of your neighbors  and friends���������now, don't you?  That is what this paper gives you  in every issue, ft is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Is your name on our subscription lists? If nob yon owe it  to yourself to see that it is put  there.   To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  PflLflGE  Livery, Feed k Sale Stables   HBDLKY   B. C.  IT A good stock of Horses and Bigs on  Hand.   IT Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Don't Send Money ,  I n a. Letter '  . "IXjTHEN you send subscriptions to magazines, or order goods  vv out of town, of $ay small" accounts at a distance,  do  not place the actual cash in the envelope. Thousands of dollars are lost- every year through fire, robbery or mis-direction. Use the Bank Money Orders, issued by this bank.  They are payable in Canada and the United States in any  sum up to fifty dollars.  Their protection is well worth their small cost.  78 Years in Business.    Capital and Surplus $7,884,000.  Hedley Branch, -       C. P. Dalton, Manager  Phono 14.  D. J.  INN IS       Proprietor.  Done in the Most j  Artistic Styles  Large   and   Modern   Plant,  giving facility for prompt execution of all orders  ���������   ���������   ���������    XX J.      ���������   .   .  Right Prices  Our Ideas are Effective and  Our "Work of the   Highest  Standard  THE  HEDLEY, B.C.  Satisfaction Guarantee ii  via  THE HEDLEY.GAZETTE MAR 18. 1M5  HOLES  IN  GLASS.  FACTS ABOUT COUNTIE"  They Are Too Tiny to See) but Air Can  Work Through Them.  Ordinary  tumblers will   hold   water  -becai".:'*) the globules of water are too  ���������big to squeeze through the glass.  But ���������  glass is as full of holes as a sponge,''  -and air blows right through it because  the [specks of air are smaller than the .  boles. ' *'     ���������       '       j  Tut a bell into a big globe of glass, !  seal up the vessel, pump out all the :  air, then ring the bell Inside, and you  hear nothing.  There is not air enough j  in tlie globe to carry a-sound.-'But lay j  the globe aside for a month or so, and,  no   matter  how  carefully ~ you , have  sealed up tho neck, you will find that  you then can hear, the bell when you  ring it, Air has got into that globe.  Enough anyway-to carry a sound has  leaked in through the substance of the  glass.  The ordinary incandescent lamp is a  glass globe "with the air pumped out,  and after a few months sufficient air  leaks through to dim the light which  comes from the thread of electrified  charcoal inside.  We can make .plenty of vessels to  hold water, but nothing has been made'  which will hold*air without any leakage. The air sneaks in through holes  which are too small for the human  mind to imagine.  In fact everything'_ leaks.���������London  Answers.  Some of Them Are Larger Than Man>  of the States.  Tlie county is a territorial division  THE  END  OF THE  WORLD.  A'Theory That ,It Will  Come by   Fire  Caused by Friction.  As to the length of time the earth Is  likely to last, the calculations are that  it will, not cease to be active for a good  many millions of years, such activity  not, however,"' necessarily supposing  that life as we know it now will always be possible, the eventuality of a  universal ice age being always a contingency that may occur again, in the  history of the globe.  \Itis interesting to note that in this  connection a Swedish mystic called  Stromberg has declared that tho world  would never know another ice age, but  that.it was now running out its course  to tho end. Its existence, he declared,  would endure as long as fire burned in  the earth's bowels���������that is, until the  whole mass shall have -become solidified. The internal fires, he said, provided the link which maintained the  earth iu the sun's sphere of attraction.  When this attraction shall fail, the  earth, according to the Swede, will  cease"to revolve and will fall away,  only to disappear by fire caused-; by  friction,' ���������thus verifying the .Biblical  prophecy. As, however, tho process of  cooling down entirely will take some  billions of years, the nervous person  will note that there is really no imme  diate   cause   for   alarm.  Pepsin, Saliva and Gastric Juice.  Pepsin, the principal agent in the digestion of food, is a powerful solvent  stored up in the walls of the stomach  and only poured forth when its assistance is needed. When pure, this fluid  is perfectly ucutral, neither acid nor  alkaliue, and appears to be unable to  exert any action without the presence  of an acid. Such acid is supplied iu  the gastric juice, secreted by the gastric follicles covering the coating of  the stomach. The saliva is merely for  the purpose of moistening the food,  thus preparing it for the action of the  pepsiu and gastric fluids.  that the United States derived from  Great Britain, where the counties  correspond to ������. the provinces or di  partments of other- European countries' and in a limited sense to the  -sCate's of'the American Union.- ���������'���������An  Englishman addresses a . letter , to  "Parkinton, Hants," as we addr-c  a, letter to "Columbus, 0.," or "JEi-  mira, N.Y."   -���������' *   "   -  One. state," which derives its usages  from'French���������'and not from English  originals, has no counties at all. ' In  Louisiana these . subdivisions of tho  state are still called parishes,* both-  officially "and in - ordinary,',speech,  though - they are ' now divided into  many real parishes' of the church.  There -are about ��������� 3,000 counties in  the Union, with an average s'ize' of  about 1,000 square miles, but this  average is enormously exceeded in  many instances and is also frequently fallen below. Leaving out certain  great unsettled counties in the west,  the average county would be about  500 square miles in extent.  -In much of the western part of the  country the size of tb/3 county _ is  regulated mathematically. It consists  of sixteen townships, each composed  of thirty-six square miles, making  576 square miles in all. In other  words, each township is six miles  square and each county twenty-four  miles square.  In Iowa there are thirty-nine counties ' that were" formed in this way,  each one of which has exactly 576  square miles. . Such divisions were  possible in the newer west, where  these minor political divisions were  made in advance of settlement.- In  the older'parts of the country the territorial arrangements were largely  accidental.  The largest county in -the United  States is Yavapai county, Ariz., which  has an area of almost 30,000 _ square  miles. Nine states of tho .Union are  each smaller than this county. It  is larger than the whole of West  Virginia and almost as large as South  Carolina.  The sixteen counties of Montana  average a greater size than the state  of  Massachusetts.  Among the other great counties of  the Union are San Bernardino and  San Diego, in California, .which are  not only vast- regions, but contain a  great productive territory; Humboldt  and Lincoln counties, in Nevada,  which are only sparsely populated,  and Lincoln county, N. M"., which  bids .fair in time to have a large  population..  Although the New England states  are small, the average size of the  counties is greater than in most of  the middle, western and southern  states. Worcester county, in-"Massachusetts, is an example of an eastern county that is at the same time  large in area and very populous. It  is larger than the adjoining state of  Rhode Island.  The smallest state in the Union  has the smallest county as well,  Bristol county, E. I., has only twenty-five square miles. At one place  it is not more than two miles in  breadth.  WATER NOTICE  is now,.with  Us  Call and, See our New  Samples of Wallpaper  Burlaps, Cretonnes, Etc.  fi6dl6U'DPiifl& Book Store  ,]e8OQi9OCCefii0COQCO0OSi<KSOCiO������  S OF  INTEREST TO ������  Ladies' Spring Hats  Trimmed and Untrimmed  Men's Clothing  The Right Goods at the Right Prices  LET- US SHOW YOU  H. The VANCOUVER MILLING 8  S and GRAIN COMPANY, Ltd. ������  g Vancouver, B/'C. fi  ADVERTISE   IN   THE   GAZETTE  Boots, Shoes, Slippers  and Sandals  i ���������   We can fit every foot in town  NEW GOODS  IN  EVERY LINE  QUALITY    FIRST  Medley Traoino 60. Ltd.  IS A SPECIALTY WITH US  Shawls.  An Indian or a Persian shawl used  to be considered one of the finest feminine possessions in the world, and they  were handed down from mother to  daughter as prized heirlooms. But now  if you gave a young woman even a  very elegant shawl, costing possibly  hundreds of dollars, as many did, she  would turn up her beautiful nose at It  and jf she used it at all would make a  portiere out of it for her cozy corner.  She would never fbink of wearing it,  even if it were tho only thing sho had.  ���������Argonaut.  That Voice.  Before Marriage���������"Oh, my darling,  your voice is as musical to me as a  vesper bell whose tones fall softly on  the perfumed air. t Speak again and  say those words, my beloved, for I  could listeu to your voice until the  stars are extinguished into everlasting  night."  After Marriage���������"I've had enough  of your clapper, old woman, and if  >ou don't shut up I'll leave the house."  ���������London Globe.  Rice Culture.  The best of all rice known in the  market for  size  and  quality is that  grown in South  Carolina.    The year  1694 is the aarliest in which rice is  known to  have   been  grown  in  this  country.    Rice  culture  is   as  old as  history, having.been known in India I  from   time   immemorial.     The   wild   Hedley, March 4th, 1915.  .rice,  still   plentiful   in  the  marshy,  tropical  countries   of  southern  Asia,  is undoubtedly the plant from which  iall forms of cultured rice have been  "derived.  Application for u Licence to take  and use Water will be made uuder the  "Water Act" of British Columbia as  follows;  The name   of  the applicant in   the  Similkameen Waterworks Company,  Limited.    The adress of the applicant  is  Hedley,   B.   C.    The   name of  the  stream' is Twenty Mile    Creek.    The  stream  has   source   in. Stray   Horse  Lake, flows  in  a southerly direction  and    empties    in    the     Similkameen  River about one half a mile from Hedley, B. (J.    The water is to be diverted  from   the   stream  on   the   East side  ���������about four thosand feet from  N.  IS.  Boundary of Hedley Townsite.   The  purpose for which   the  water will   be  used is municipal.    The land on which  the water is to  be  used  is described  as follows:     Town   of   Hedley   and  Proprrty of the Daly Reduction  Co.  Ltd.   The quantity of water applied  for is  as follows;    Thirty  cubic   feet  per second.    This notice was posted on  the ground on the fourth day of March  1915.    A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the  requirements of the "Water Act" will  be filed  in the office of the Water Recorder at Princeton, B.C.     Objections  may be filed  with the said  Water Recorded,  or  with  the Comptroller   of  Water Rights,   Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  Similkameen Water  Works Co., Ltd.  By Gomer P. Jones, agent.  AVE You ever considered  the quality of your work  from the standpoint of careful  type composition and efficient  proofreading ? The reputation  of this house for good printing  has been established through  accuracy and attention to the  little details. Send your printing here and we will do it right.  Hedley  Gazette  $2 per annum  Hedley Gazette  HEDLEY, B. C THE HEDLEY GAZETTE.-. -MAR .18.-19157  Town and Distritft.  Noticic���������It's a bad policy to make  d ties over lhe telephone.  Tho fishing season opens on March  25th, one week from today.  II. A. Turner of Piinceton was in  town on business on Sunday last.  l-Y.-ink Dollemore ritmned home  from Victoria on Friday evening.  Maurice Daly of Keremeos was a  visitor to Hedley over the last week  end.  Mrs. Critchley returned home from  Princeton on Monday, after spending  the week-end   visiting Mrs.   Logsdon.  The meeting of the Conservatives of  the town which was called for Monday evening was postponed to Thursday.  Mrs. Henderson of Tulameen was  a  I i  visitor to town this week visiting  her son, Charlie, who has taken up  bis residence here.  LeckieV Soldier Boy Boots.     By far  the best   value in   boys footwear ever  shown.    Built to wear well.    ���������'Quality  '    first".    Hedley Trading Co., Ltd.  Harry Rose started a few men at  work on the roads on Friday last.  At the present time they are repairing some of the. streets of the  town.  If the weather is favorable the Hedley baud intends to make the trip to  Keremeos on Thursday evening and  treat the lesidents of that burg to an  open air concert.  T have a cracker-jack proposition for  a good live wire Agent in Hedley.  Lady or gentleman. Write me at  once. P. 0. Ritchie, 132 Pemberton  Block, Victoiia, B.C.  Boeing and Brass started the carpenter work on the residence of Paddy  Murray last week aud are making  good headway. At the present rate  of progress the bouse will be finiiiisbed  in ;l few days more.  On Monday afternoon a rock slide  ..occurredup the creek a little distance,  or just below the Kingston group of  chums. Some of the boulders hit the  old .flume putting it out of commission  for a few days.  The.fixing up the old Schubert store  into a dance hall has  been   completed1  with the exception  of putting  in   the  floor.    The   lumber has   not arrived  yet, but is expected  in any day.    The  leasees intend giving an   opening ball  .     and concert as soon  as   it "is'finished.  E. 13. Bun-  is having a barn erected  this week.     As the lot on which he is  building it used to be part of the creek  bsd'it is covered \-sjith   boulders and as  building'is to   be  built of stone  and  cement  he not  only has the  material  for the barn on hand but is'having his  lot cleared as well.  Jas "Stewart is having bis store'overhauled and it-modeled this week. Unsecured the shelves from J. A Schubert which were taken out of his old  store when it was being made into a.  dance hall. When finished his store  .will have a bright up-to date appearance.  On Monday the orgini/.er for the  district motored over from Pontic!on  and spent the clay in town. There was  ���������some talk of a meeting being held  Monday evening but it did not fake  place. The party intends running a  candidate this election but as yet no  choice has been made.  Karl 0. Peterson of the Nickel  Plate mine and Miss Tngeborg Lanlz  of Edmonton, Alta, were rnai i-ied at  Princeton on Tuesday by tlie Rev. J.  II. Oil Ian. They returned bonrj the  same day and arc; taking up their residence, at Lhe Nickel Plalo mine. Tlie  CazetLe ex tends* congratulations.  One of the largest and merriest  crowds that have attended a dance in  many a day turned out to the one  given in Fraternity hall on AVednes  clay evening. A lunch was served at  midnight and Lhe dancing was kept  up about 3:00. Good music was provided and everybody present thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  Mr. L.L.Woods, piano tuner, and  repairer, of Pm tland, is coming back  to the valley the end of next week and  will spend a couple of months here.  He was  very much taken up with the  '','.!  place when lie was here last suiii'ine'r  and nssoontis there is enough work  in bis line to warrant it he intends to  take up his residence in the valley.  W. A. Manery ol .Similkameen was  it town on Tuesday and Wednesday  of  this week  on   business.     Last fall  ' *;-1    '  Mr. Manery secured a few English  pheasants from Victoria and this  spring he turned them loose in the  bottom lands at his ranch. While in'  town he paid up a visit and asked us  to mention that these birds were fully  piotected by law. He stated that  they increase very rapidly and if they  are protected for a couple of years  they should be pretty pleutiful.  People do not generally know it but  several men have been placer mining  for months at Rich B*ir, on the Similkameen rivei, near Oroville" This  placer ground was woiked fifty years  ago with very profitable returns, and  lias been Worked spasmodically almost  eveiyyear since    the   days of the big  rush. Those mining at the present  time would not keep it up if'it did not  pay for the labor. It is reported that  one miner shipped out seveial bun-  died dollars woith of dust recently.  Worked on a large scale the  ground   would    pay   handsomely.  eggs for; hatching  iL iv-' :> ,'Jt. '.*���������!'���������, tti" *������������������ . ���������: '/I"  Prom imported!heavy laying  strains"of  WHITE WYANDOTTES  ���������      '-Tr-r- lUUl.   .   .. _ e  Single Comb White Leghorns  ���������    . ��������� -        ;- -'.���������'        j. ,,   Day old  chicks for Vale about end'  of Marc'ii  A few White Leghorn Roosters for  'sale  James Murdoch      .  Sterling Creek,       -       Hediey, B.C.  "KEREHEQS-P'BraCM  ROYAL-MAIL STAGE  Auto Leaves  oil  iirrival  of 9.30  and \ 6 clock trains.  Baggage arranged for.  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO  . STAGE  Cars Call at all Hotels  WltlSX   WHITING ADVERTISERS PLEASE  MEN'TIOX T1IK GAZETTE   LEE  Laundry,. Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch . digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing la.na, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  TRY THE  Hedley  Gazette  For Fine Job Printing:  i  1  m  5  What about that new pair of shoes for Spring?  m  m  We haue just received a large consignment  of "INVICTUS BRAND" SHOES that we know  will appeal to the Ladies and Gentlemen of  Hedley. No .need for sending out to get the  new shapes we have them here.  What about a Tipperary tie for St. Patrick's  Day.     Only a  limited  number left J-    Call  and see them.  No Trouble to Sho-vnz Goods  H. O. FREEMAIN  HI)  m  B  Km  i  ''-.-���������������  WE SELL FRESH GROCERIES  THEY   COST NO   MORE THAN  THE OTHER KIND.   ONE TRIAL  WILL CONVINCE YOU  TAKE YOURS FRES  ^jmmJVIAN  fraser. block -  O^f     &  YA  HEDLEY, B.C. |  ������(><>^-^^<>'-^-^-^<&'^<>'^'^<>^<^^<ij><> ���������������'<S>0~*}i><$><t><t><$><>0^>&<&00>  EGGS FQRJBA^'CHIHQ-  Supply limited, having only one pen of each mating    Birds  are all  of Ai   quality,   many   having v/on ist prizes in big  shows.    Matings and prices on application.  White Leghorns Iiiiode Island Keels'  Brown Leghorns White Orpingtons  Black Miuorcas Black Orpingtons  White Rocks Light Brahujus  Barred Rocks White Wyaudottes  Mammoth Imperial White Pekin Ducks  is the grfcat music festival  of the year. Withou tmi-sic  Easier loses hiilch'dl its  Significance. The Vi&r'of'a  brings all the world's wealth  of s&cfeii music into 3 our  Home  S-r  Instead - of hearing a few of these  beautiful hymns and sacred selections  sung only once a year, you can hear  them often and come really :to know  them as they deserve to ba known���������  as they are rendered by the world's  b-iSl: singers, on the Vidlrcla.  Here are some of the favorite Easter  selections on Victor Records:  Angels Evei Blight and Fair  Ur.fo!d Y-/ Portals  Chii-it Arose .  Beautiful Isle of Somewhere   ,  Crea'.icn���������With Verdure Clad  Gloria from Twelfth Mass    (Mozart)  Halle ujah Chorus    (Messiah)  Victor Chorus with Sola's Hand  '-'.7 ^frs.h ] 35075  Inr liy Choir )  Hayd'enO^artetl ]6008  Ma o!d Jams.)  Lucy Marsh���������60055  Lyric Quartet���������31589  Hosanna    (Granier)  I Know That My Redeemer Liveth  3177)  Herbert Withe-spoori���������74279  (Messu-h)  Lucy Marsh���������7C071  Jesus Christ is Risen Hayden Quartet���������16173  Les Rameaux    (The Palais^    In French       Enrico Caruso���������88459  Les Rameaux    (The Palms)     In French  Edmond Clement���������74319  Les Rameaux    (The Palms)    In French Pol PIvcon���������85020  The Palms    In English Harry MacDonough���������3 60!  Any "His Master'.-' Voice" dealer in  anv city or. town in Canada /will be  glad to play any of these beautiful  Easier-���������hymns or any other music you  wish.to hear.  ^r&&\           ^ Li'   fW'-t.li  m  ������-^.Q-X .  With 15 ten-inch, douhle-.-tlded Vidtor Records   (30  selections,  your own choice) .$47.00  Sold,on easy terms, if desired.  Other Victrolas from $21.00 to $305 (on easy  payments, if desired), snd ten-inch, double-sided  Victor Records at *90c lor the two selections at  any "His Master's Voice" dealer in any.town  or city in Canada. V/rite for free copy of  our 420-page Musical Encyclopedia list ng over  6000 Victor Records. Ask to hear the great  British battle song���������"The Flag That Never  Comes Down," sung by Edward Hamilton, on  Viclor Record No. 1 7696���������price 90 cents,  BERLINER GRAM-O-PHOME GO.  LIMITED  Lenoir  Street, Montreal  '    ssiX-'/measssa  '^llSfMSlF* DEALERS IN EVERY TOWN AND CITY  Vi&or Records���������Made in Canada���������Patronize Home Produces  533-430  I  White Leghorn  and  Black Minorca Cockorels  for sale.  Lin  Clb  VALLEY POULTRY YARDS  L. W. NEWTON - - - KEREMEOS CENTRE  'HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN^  HEDLEY, B. C. '  An Up-to-date   First-Class Hotel J  RATES MODERATE ,:  .   J. DOLLEMORE \  f Proprietor. ^  HATCHING      EGGS ������  S Thoroughbred Double a-ftd Single Q  b Comb IUiode Island Reds, White ^  S  Leghorns and White Wyaudottes  Q  SUBSOltlBE   FOR  THE   GAZETTE  .Egg-s*, pci' setting of 1.5, $1.50  SATI.ST'.U'TIOX  G IJA TIANTBISI')  .LIVIS STOCK FOR SALE  BARLOW  BEN R.  V>  P. O. Box 7 - Keremeos   g  3

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