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 be 1Hect  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, MAKCH 21. 1912.  NUMUEII  11.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  S. 0. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,      -      -       B. C  WINNING IN A CANTER  McBride Government Gets  Nine   Seats  Out of the  Forty-Two by  Acclamation  |   GIOGk  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. liAKxrcs, Prop.  '������������������'NTICTOX, B.C.  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Ranches,   Properties,  Mines. 'Timber,  "Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcotno P. O. B.C  X. Thompson' ".i-uoxi-: sijv.mouii .l!)IM  MGU.AVESTHll.V CAXAl'A  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng.  Oilices and AVarchouso, .S-17-fi.'l Beatty .-street  Vancouver, B. C.  R H. EOGEKS,  M.A., .ff.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUELl'C, ETC  Vernon, B. C  Nomination day sufficed to give a  foretaste of what is likely to be the  result of the provincial elections on  the 2Sth inst. On that day no ioss  than eight seats went to supporters of  the government unopposed and since  then the opposition nominee in Richmond has withdra.wii, thus giving Unseat to Hon. F. C. Carter-Cotton. ���������  The seats that are   now held by sup-!  porters ol: the government are:  Siinilkaiueen, L. \V. Shatford  Grand Forks, .Ernie Millet*.  Kaslo, N.F. McKay  Cranbrook, Thomas Caven  Revelstoke, Hon. Thos. Taylor  Atlin. Hon. H. E. Young  Chiliwack, S. A. Cawley  Alberni, .1. G. Wood  "Richmond, Hon. F. C. Garter-Cotton  The most extraordinary thing of all  is that Alberni which was last parliament represented by Brewster the  leader of the Opposition and the only  Lieral in the House has this time gone  government by acclamation and Brewster is running a forlorn hope in Victoria City.  A..buncli of ' political 'adventurers  from Vancouver arc foisting themselves on . various constituencies  throughout the province and the 28th  will be watched with no little interest-  to see how effectually they will be  turned down in the various constituencies for which they haye had themselves nominated.  FIRST DIVIDEND  _ IN 1912  Is -Declared  bv tlie  Hedlev  Gold Mining Company  TUB USUAL 5 _PEH GET OUARTIiRLT  Being the Original 3% and the 2% Added  - -Made Payable March 30 to Stockholders of Record on March 20���������  March Mill Run Likely to Make a  New Record  GEOLOGISTS ARE COMING  Camp  Hedley Will Come in for Visit of  Geologists in August 1913  OUTLAWS IN THIS VICINITY  Tlie Hedley Cold .Mining Co. has  given its shareholders the '.welcome  assurance that: in 1012���������they are t<> miss  none of the good things that have  been '���������coining'their   way   during  The work for the various members  of the stall' of the Canadian Geological  Survey is being laid out for the summer of .1012 and a few of the liest men  available, among whom is Ciiiis. Cani-  sell. will have most of their lime during the summer taken up with preparatory work in . getting- ready for the  forthcoming visit to Canada of the  Twelfth   Annual 'Geological Unugress  Two  Desperadoes  Well  Armed  Escape  from  Boat at  Peachland- Are  Heading in this Eirection  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Ciy-ars.  A. WINKLER, Proprietor  A.  F. &  A. M.  oar  ttKGL'LA'l*. monthly uicutiiiff.-* of  Hedley Luclp-o Xo. 13. A. l-\ & A. M..  arc. held on tho second l-'ridny in  each "month in Fraternity hull, J ledley. Visiting*  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAHILTON.  \v. to  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hod ley Local Camp meet.'-: in  j Fraternity Hall tho first and  ���������third Thursdays in the month.  A. Cl.AKK K. 11. SlMl'SO.V  Counsel Clerk.  L. O. L.  ,"is"v .lieJTiilar monthly meeting  Wi\<riSid^ii'i Wcdley bodice  1711  are hel(  $<<$M tlie    third  i-*>:'3->'  ANOTHER WARNING  Fire Destroys Five Buildings in Downtown Section.  On Wednesday ni^ht of last week  fire broke out in a largo wooden building in the rodlight district and Chinese quarter.Fortunately there was no  wind but as it was, ."> buildings* were  burned down before it was got under  control.  The origin is not known but ample  time was given after discovery (o  have confined it lo the one building  if there had been any proper oqnip-  nieii or organization. Hose from the  Similkameen and New Zealand hotels  and Fraternity hall, making 250 feet,  but this was not long enough to leach  tlie nearest available point to the  water mains and not until some of  the mill-men got permission to brintr  over the mil hose was anything eff'ec-  tive accomplished in the way of (ire-  lighting.  The losers were, all Chinese, some in  Hedley, some in Vancouver and Louie  who owned the store is now in China.  There was something over $:-!0()() insurance.  of the. leading geologists of tin- world  who are to meet in Toronto in August  10.1 M, and from that 'point proceed 011 a  trip to the leading'mining centres of  Canada.  The  deliberations   of this body are.  the   considered of so great importance that  past  two   years.    The   time   for   the   it is customary for #tho country which  usual   quarterly   dividend   has   again   '*   h"<"^   ".*������������������   tho  meeting to  see  ������������������,"���������,.      ,. .    ,. thai: everything which is of interest to  come around and the directors 111 New   ., ,  ' . , . , ���������,,,,���������     , ���������  the geologist is  made available lor his  York  on March  13th voted   the usual jllsIH,(.tion ;iIui an thl} information obi  quarterly dividend   of three   per cent, tamable  furnished   for ���������him.'  To  this  on the capital  stork outstanding with ttnd it is   up to Canada to put licr best  the usual   quarterly bonus   of two per foot, foremost  to show   these  eminent  cent. scientists what Canada has.  From   the   financial   statement pub- About  loOO   scientists   and   mining  lished   in these  columns a few   weeks men from different   parts of the world  ago   it   was  shown   that there was in ,-ue  expected   to  attend the   meeting,  the   treasury a,  nice lump   sum of  on- and alter the deliberations  in Toronto  divided   profits  afterpayment  of  the which   will   last  for  about   a   week  a  ten per cent quarterly dividend in the tour  or   tours of  tlie   leading mining  last .quarter of. 1.9.1 J which brought the centres   of the  'Dominion will   be held  dividends   for the   year up   to twenty- for as   many   of the   members of the  live per  cent,; but   as   most   of that congress   as may   wish to   avail them-  amouiit    of   accumulated     undivided selves of it, and  already the  route to  profits   was put together   while cany- be   taken has   heen mapped, out   with  ing a-20  per cent pel*  annum dividend British   Columbia and her mines'coni-  it  is   not  at  all   likely   that  a  single ing in for a share of attention,  dollar of it has been   required for pay l-'or   this   part of   the   province   Mr.  ment of   the  quarterly  dividend now Camsell will have the   party in charge  declared, as the result of operations at anil act as   their  guide, and no better  the    mine    and   works    here   for   the choice   of guide  could well   have been  quarter   now   ending   has   been 'purl i-1 made.    Mr.   Camsell will   lake charge  cularly good.   New records in mill rim i of the party at Midway and take them  have   been a  constant   occurence  and  there is good reason to believe that if  no unforseen difficulties are met with  between now and the end of I billionth March will make another new  record lo hang up.  Now when things are so rosy it  would seem a most opportune time to  go in strong on development sufficient  lo provide velvety conditions for iong  years 1.0 come and also to tackle the  power question on a like scale. The  flume   which   has  worked   so  well  all  through to Vancouver, visit.uu>- on the  way the leading mining camps ami  other points of interest to tliti geologist. Hedley is slated for the first  stop this side of the Boundary district  and time will be allowed the party to  visit the Nickel Plate mini-, after  which the Princeton and Granite  Creek coal fields will claim their attention and the diamond lindsof Olivine mountain.  During    the    coming   summer  Mr.  Camsell will   go over the ground, tak-  these    years   has   developed    gieater j ing photographs   and noting maps for  signs  of   weakness   this   winter   than I the benefit  of the visitors and pre par-  guide books for their use*  of  on  Monday    in     every i  7i$jiV~ aionth in ['"raleniit.y I lull.   Visit- j  METEOROLOGICAL.  IN COQUIHALLA CANYON  Railway Commission Will Send Engineer  Before Deciding  inn1 liretliern are cordially invited to attend.  AIM'lll'lt Kl.M.i. U". M.  A'M. I,ON .-'DAL!*:, s'ec't.  j The following are the readings show  ��������� ing temperature, etc.. for the week  ! cixIin  DR. J. L.  MASTERS|Jlni.  DENTIST  "Will be at I Ionic office in Oroville, Is  to 1 lib of each mouth.  Ollico   on   Xorth    M-iin    Street  Slime, Temple &��������� Tunbridge  Solicitors, Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  Kt*vti u *. rwi'iu twr mi  ig Mar.   1  ii. 101  ���������> .  A'I  Tin-:  MINI-.*.  Maximum  Miniuiiiii  10  :;n  11  11  , >,������  12  12  211  10  I.'-!  :-io  II  U  2S  12  I.")  20  .)  10  :������������  IT.  Average maximum temperature 2S.,")/  Average minimum do II.2S  Mean temperature 10.02  Rainfall for the week    0.00 inches.  Snowfall        "        '* 1. "  COUUKSPOXUINC   WUKIv   Oh*   LAST   VKAI*  ever before and appears in places to be  nearmg the dissolution point. With  the general conditions of the camp  and the outlook for all round expansion a good surplus of power would appear to be one of the verv best assets  that a concern could have in-go in for.  Whether this is to lie supplied by a  separate power company or tackled by  any existing company does not, mat-j  ter for then- would bo money in if for]  everybody. j  Hl'*l>I.KY   Goj.l)   .MlNINC   Co.MI'ANV       J  12 I bond way  New Voik. .March l.S. 101-j  .-V quarterly dividend of three peri  cent. l-> 1 .-tliti a n add it ioiui I dividend \  of 2 per cent (2 ) has LI * i ��������� day been j  declared on ilie oiit.-laiiding capital,  stock of I his Company, payable Sat ur- ;  day. .Maich :-50th, 1012. to stockholders)  of   record   at   0:0(1   p.   111.    Wednesday. ;  -March 20th. 1012. ''river.    Doth   railways   claim   priority  Transfer    books   will     be   closed   on ; ()!'],���������..,, iltn   .,,,,]   ilieiefore   first   rights  view of   Ihi'  comic   situation   the  Walter Wybe, alias li. W.  .lames, a  deserter from the American army, accompanied   'by    a    Canadian    named  Frank    Wilson,   held up the   hotel at  Okanagan   Mission,   andc,madc   their  escape.    They were seen   in Penticton  011 Monday by   the   proprietor  of  the  B.   C.   hotel anil    hy    W. A. McLean  who sized them up I'or suspicious character's and  hearing of tin; Ok. Mission  holdup, concluded that they were likely suspects.    They at once notified the  policeman who Obtained the assistance  of  constable Aston   and   by    drawing  guns   on them   arrested   the   two men  in the B.'C. hotel, 3londa\* night.    On  them   was   found a   heavy   automatic  revolver and rifle combined and a supply of  oOD rounds of  dumdum Indicts.  Constable Aston    had    the  prisoners  liaiid-cuff'ed and  leg ironed  and took  them on board the boat, which was to  pull out at-"i o'clock   in the  morning,  preferring  this course to that of locking them   up in the  cells at Peutictoii  and having  to get them   on board the  boat so early in the morning.    Me hail  them   in the  same   room   on the-boat  with   himself and evidently (as nearly  all   tlie  constables  are in the habit of  doing)   thought   he  could  safely   and  comfortably  go to sleep  as usual  and  enjoy his night's 1 est.  It is presumed that he-had-the outlaws' revolvers aud ammunition in a  satchel with him in the room, to figure-  as evidence at the preliminary hearing.  When the boat reached .Peachland 011  Tuesday morning the two men who  had beaten the policeman into insensibility when they got him asleep and  got his keys away from him to open  the door and open the satchel to regain possession of their revolver and  ammunition, quietly landed from the  'boat and going through Peachland  made for the hills.  Aston was found in an unconscious condition in the stateroom and  ' in addition to being battel ed up with  the 'hand-cuff's had received a .-shot in  the head as well. This is believed to  have been tired as the whistle blew for  landing at Peachland which prevented  anyone from hearing the shot.  The men were believed to have headed across the hills for Princeton or  Hedlev. Latest reports state that  the unlaws have been captured and  are at Kelowna; -ilso that Aston who  was shot twice, in head and body, is  stilll unconscious and with little or no  hope of recovery.  The commissioners considered an  application of the Kettle Valley railway company for approval of tin-location of tin- line iua canyon near  Hope, 1>. ('. In this conncclinu a  counter application was placed |>\- the  V.. V. o; K. Hailuav  Co.. as  MR. SHATFORD'S APPRECIATION  Similkameen's Representative is Touched  by the Expression of Confidence  Reposed tn Him by His  Constituents  The   following telegram   received by  , the Gazette   i'roluL.   W.   Shatford. .M.  j P.   P.   after lie   had   been   advised   by  ind   Navig-itioii i iclegram   by the lb-turning   Officer id'  iinglhai  I heir line in t in- sa me ! hi.-     re-elect inn   by   acclamation    will  connection be provided for. jshow   how thoroughly   he appi eciatcs  It   appears that   in the   canyon   of a | 1 )���������. honor done him by his const it ueiil .-  small   stream    that   i-mplie-   ill 111    I he ! ,,f bo I h sides of polit ics in t he Similka -  l-'rascr   river   at  Hope   there   are lines j mcen ridine; which he has represented  ���������-in veyed by both companies and that I-.0 faithfully  there i- daiigei of .-uouslidcs: lint h of I parliament-.  I hese lilies ,'ii e on the   same side of t he j lows:  >r I he   t hi ee   preeediliii'  lei  egram 1-  Wednesday.   .March 20th,   10.12, at 0:00  in the   matter.     In  o'clock p. 111. and   re-opencd on Thurs- . ,,|j(..lU.(|   ���������.,,.,,,.���������   ,,|*   ���������  day. April 11th, 1012. at 10 o'clock a.111  commissioners   decided that   tlie engi-  .1.  P. W. GREGORY  (IVIb K.VCIN'KI.;!-.  \ni> llltlTISM  CObi'MUIA  LIMI SlKVI-'YOl;  u I  Highest maximum temperature OS.  Average maximum  Lowest minimum  Average minimum  Mean  Medley Gold Mining Company ; necr  of   the   board   should  lie  sent to  AT  ���������Mill-  Star Building  Princeton  10  II  12  10  II  .lo  1.0  (to  do  do  do  TIIK   MILL.  .Ma ximiim  -17  ol  ���������IS  10  11  :o  17  a.  i::..T7  i. I I  Minimum  21  21  20  21  22  2! I  .lohn I). Clarke.  Sorrel a r;  MINING   NOTES  j \'ani inner, .March loth. 1012  ! A.  -Megraw.   Km..  I l-ldilor Medley Gazelle  ! I ledley. I!. C.  i      Permit   nie through   lhe medium  of  j your journal to   extend lo tile elector.-  make an inve.-tigat ioi  a ilcci.-ion would be rendered when.  both lines could use tlu; canvon.  1HS3_!L.I/^RD'@  BARBER     SHOR  I'an ax i-:ai-:y sua vk  HOT oc COLD i-JATHS  Xexf doornorl li of G'rand irnion Hotel  When   writing   Adversers     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Average maximum temperature 1(1.11  Average minimum do 23.  Mean do 'il..->2  Rainfa'] for the week   0.00 inches  Snowfall        *'        ������������������       0.:r.  COlil'I'.SI'ONIII.Vl'   WKKIC OF  I.AS'l' VKAU  High st maximum temperature 01  Aver, go do do f>7. II  Lowc-t iniiiimuni  Average do  Mean  The Granby   .-.inciter has   in.-lall.-d a  new    iiiithoii   of   liandling   the   slag.'  They have   gone back wgniii   logranu-j  lating but   instead of  sluicing it off as :  they   first did,   the  granulated   slag i  now   being   handled   by   a   system   o  and if possible , ,,,��������� th(. siinilkaiueen district my wanu-  '^ ; est thanks   and appreciation   for their  unanimous   endorsenienl   of   my  election   to   parliament.    Mv   earnest   en-  the  subject   of   cluirch j deavor   shall always   be to   merit   this  Gazette  has   learned   the (confidence and responsibility by doing  everything possible I'or the development of the Similkameen and well-  being of my constituents.  .    L. W. Shut for-1  elevators and convevor belts.  The   Hedley   Gold   .Mining   Co.   will i bet ween I lie Presbyterians and Met ho  A pro 110:  union   tin  sentiments of Robl. Stevenson, the  father of thi! Similkami'i-n. who is  i strongly in favor of the union. As he  ���������puts it. he is a Pi esbyterian anil his  j wife is a Methodist, and as a cniise-  ' qiience   he is   still in   favor of a  union  .GENERAL  NEWS  11 is pret t y safe to say that all j     The coal si i ike is beginning lo effect  !m  do  27  do  2S.1I  do  ���������12.01  begin   to   treat    the   contents   of   flicidisl*-  slime pond   which has been aceuiiiula- j the     Pie.-by I el ia lis     with    Methodist ! Germany almost as bad as 111 i'.iigland.  ting   during   the   last   six   years.  soon as   lhe weather  warm-. 110  (>  sufli- j There is no Xe Teniere   business about ��������� " strike in    the emperor's dominions  ciently  a   pump   will   be   installed   to j that combination.  pump  the contents  of the  pond back 1   into the mill for retreatiuent. \ SUBStvH|BK   FQR  THR   (;AZI,;TT1,; j ltmihia.  Dr. Rutherford.   Dominion Veterinary-General   is moving   to British Co- THE HEDLEY GAZETTE MARCH 21, 1912.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ssnorl on Thursdays, by the Hicni.icv Ga/.kttk  I'lU.NTlXC, AND, l'UISI.lSHI.VU Cll.M CAN V.  la.MiTKi).  at. Hedlev. H. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year........' '....'..- SAOO  *'   (United States)  2.30  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inchi  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  37.00 I'or (M-day notices, and .?,���������"-. 00 for 30-day  notices.  Contract Advertisements���������One,ineh periuonth  Sl.'^i; over I inch arid up to J inches. 31.00  pur inch periuonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the oflico 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 of tenor than once -.v.month  he  "price of composition  will be charged at  , regular rates.  A. MEGRAW. Alanaeinu h'ditor.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  'If the Conservative papers of Brit-  ish Columbia- eaii get up nothing  more original iu the. way of a slogan  than the poll-parrot expression "Let  McBride finish his work" they should  indeed '-Go away hack and sit down."  It. is difficult to see what object Sir  Charles Hibbert Tapper had in giving  that fool interview to a. Vancouver  papei. If it wa.s simply to find out  how cordially he has been making  himself disliked in the pro vine a lie  has certainly succeeded in rounding  up some, useful data, to enable him to  come.to a conclusion on the subject.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier's bi>lt on the  Manitoba boundary question was overshot anil lie has found out moreover  that an overshot bolt may turn  into a veritable boomerang. In 1SS5  the Liberals at Ottawa were placed in  much the same kind of a dilemma  when Sir John Macdonald caught  them cleverly by having a, Quebec  member, Landry, move, the previous  question in the Louis Riel discussion.  In this latest attempt to stir up racial  and religious strife it was not necessary to set any other trap than that  provided by themselves. Nemesis  seemed to be bossing the job and precipitated the ordeal, which wa.s that:  of compelling Sir Wilfrid to vote,  with th" government or make it necessary for the English-speaking prot-  estant Liberals to choose a new lender.  NOTICE TO CRIjDITOHS  Croditoi  Trust Deeds   Act. 1011, and  Amending Acts.  VOTK'K is hereby given that Fcriuin .J.Sauve  -*���������'        of Keremeos', in   the Province of Oritisli  Town arid District.  If a cold March is a good thing for  the fruit-grower he  is getting it  this;  year. '    ��������� I  ������������������I  Mis. Colbeck who taught school in  Hedley seven years ago died recently  iii Vancouver.  The arc light at the Bank corner  proved its value during the few dark  nights of last week.  j-Jokn��������� At Hamilton, Montana, on  March 1st., to Mr and Mrs. 0. A.  Crawford, a daughter.  Members of the Golf Club should not  forget the adjourned general meeting  this (Thursday) evening, at <S p. in. at  Lhe Siinilkaiueen.  One of the pupils of the Hedley  school requested us to thank the  School Board in.their behalf for providing the school with a basket-ball  outfit.  ���������lack Corrigan and Robert left for  Westminster on Tuesday where their  father was taken to the hospital, from  Hope, suffering from an attack of  pneumonia.  Users of coal in Hedley speak of the  very great improvement of the grade  of coal they are getting since the  Princeton Coal and Land Company  have installed the new equipment for  screening and sorting.  Mrs. Gillespie .and Homer McLean  ai rived back home from California, on  Tuesday's train. The trip was a hard  one oii Mrs. Gill-'spio as travelling  never agreed with her at any time, but  she .-,tood it remarkably well.  G. H. White-man, accountant and  sales manager for the Piinceton Coal  and Land Company, spent the week  end in Hedley and took advantage of  the opportunity to-renew his acquaintance with the Hedley golf links in a  few rounds of the course during his  brief visit,  Archie McEachern, who has been  working at tho Apex all winter, got a  piece of rock in his eye on Friday last  and Mr. Pickard brought him out  with him to have it removed, as it was  too finny imbedded in the eyeball to  budge or be dislodged by any moans  at hand at the camp.  Ballots were distributed iu the Presbyterian church on Sunday night to  niemb rs and adlu-ients to vote on the  question of organic union between tho  Methodist, Presbyterian and Cougre-  g-itionalist bodies. Some of the marked ballots were turned in and the balance will be. collected, in a few days.  It is, a rather pleasant sensation to  be relieved of the turmoil of an election. No matter how little the outcome of an election may be in doubt  there is nevertheless a spirit of contention abroad that is fatal to the  promotion of the best feelings of good  neighborship and we can well dispense with the excitement for the sake  of the peace.  T. D. Pickard paid Hedley a brief  visit at the end of the week and went  out to the Apex, upon which work is  still going mi. He has been east as fai  as Montreal and was on his way back  to Vancouver. He thinks it* a mighty  cold country back there in eastern  Canada and was glad to get back to  the more genial climate of the Pacific  province.  A relative in Ireland sent ye editor  a tiny peat basket filled . with shamrock���������not the imitation which often  passes for it but the rale genuine  shamrock fresh from the peat hog  and packed in peat moss which allowed it to retain its native moisture  and the smell of the bog. It arrived  right on time for St. 'Patrick's Day,  and what a tiny plant it is, and so  green and fresh !  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC   ���������������������������',.  Conveyancer, ���������.Ileal KstAte.  Mines,  Crown    Grunts   Applied   For  Under Land   Act, and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  II nelson liny Insurance Co.       ' t, ]  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  A'lu'erican Central liisu'raiio'o Co.  Alliance Insurance Co.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  .Maryland Casualty Co  Ocean Accident, aud Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  THE BANK 6F  1912  PflLA6&  biveru, Feed & Sale Stables  HKDLEY   13. C.  ���������r A good stock,of Hoi;ses and Rigs on  Hand.    II "Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  76 Years in Businesi Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  Business Men's Banking  Money advanced to finance your W^in-ess. Local  and foreign drafts bought and sold. Notes discounted.    Collections promptly made.,  Letter's of credit* Money Qrders. and Telegraph  Transfers issued, payable in all the leading cities of  *he world.  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phon.   14        IN NIS  BROS. Proprietors.  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  Westwood & Brooke  Illtl-UillKKS OF  A   High Grade,   Heavy  Egg  Producing  Strain of  Single Comb White  Leghorns  ���������    ���������    ���������    n>t������    ���������    ���������    ���������  Schubert's Supply Stores  STORES AT HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  ���������  *  ���������  -.POKKSJIAX'  winm 1 <>f 2nd Prize Cock, Spokane  Poultry Show. 1011: also headed2uel  Pri:ce Pen at same show. Hi' is sired  by tlie 1st Oiu-lc Spokane Poultry Show  IS-lll. which also won "Shiipoand Color  Specials" at same show, and was 1st  Ooc-k at Seattle in 1010.  We   are now   booking-  01 ders for Settings   of Eggs  and   will   forward  at any time customer desires  PEN NO. 1 ���������Our Selected Prize  Winning' Stock. $5.00 per setting, 15  PEN NO. 2���������An Excellent. Pen that  will produce Winners and layers, $3.00  pel- setting*, 15 egg.  PEN NO. .S���������A ������ood. Utility Pen for  Egg  Production,   $1.50 per setting, 15  Circs  *��������� ������o- ���������  Book Your Orders Early. Terms, Clash  with Order  Address, Puinckto.v. n. c.  *������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������+  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������Si  ���������  ���������I  it  ���������!���������  \  A great railroad tei-niinua 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  Hour mills, big freight yards and railway slioys���������these are already arranged for. 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 you a fortune.  Close   In Lots, $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,  83x122 feet, $250. Terms $15 down, $10 a month. No interest  or taxes.    Send for booklet and lithographed plan.  The Hedley Golf Club reorg-mi/.ed  on Thursday evening of last week and  appointed the following officers: I. L.  Merrill, honorary president: G. P.  Jones,    president;    A.   Mcgiaw,   viee-  Culnmbia. trading under the iiniiii; of F.  .1. | president; It. W. James, secretary: H  Sauve it-(In.,   merchant, assigned to   Thomas  \V. < 'oleiii.-in. of I in: Town of Kerenioos, Druggist, in trust foi- tho benefit of his creditors, all  his real mid personal property, credits ami effects, which may bo seized and sold under execution: which assignment bears date the.-lib  day'of February, A. D., V.I12  (���������ieditors are rcfiuired tosend to tlie assignee,  Thomas W. Coleman. Keremeos. ii. C, on or  before the 17tb day of February, l!)l'-'. particulars, duly verified of their claims, and of tho  security," if any held by them.  A mooting of the creditors will be held at the  oliieo of T. W. Coleman. Keremeos, li. C. cm  (be 17th day of February, liil'2, at the hour of 2  o'clock in tho afternoon for the purpose of giving directions for the disposal of the estate.  Keromeos, 15. (.'.. Feb. ath, 1912.  THOS. W. COLKMAX  Assignee.  TRY THE  edley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  D. Barnes, treasurer: executive com-  inittee: H. A. Hincks, L. C. Rolls, J.  Ruitor, G. Sproule and W. Knowles.  Auditois: A. Megraw and F.H. French.  The annual dues will be re-considered  at an adjourned meeting to be hold  to-night.  The  success which   attended former  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  l-f'OAl. mining rights of the Dominion, in  ! v-' Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.  I t In; Yukon Territory, I hi- North-west Terri-  | lories and in a portion of the Province of Hri-  j iish Columbia, may be leased I'or a term of  twenty-lino years at an annual rental of *?! an  acre Xot more than *J,aim acres will bo leased  I 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 for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in iinsurveyod territory the tract  applied fur shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Kneli application must, be accompanied by a  fee of ������������������J") which will he refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, hut not otherwise. A royalty shall he paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tlie rate of five cent.-  Colonial Investment Co.    f!  'THE PORT MAN PEOPLE"  Vancouver, B. C.  Ii'  ��������� N  plantings   on his ranch   to the west of    l"-'1'to"  flw.     (���������-,.������,,i      l,.ic.   lr.,1       Anlnn   WillMm     In Till! pei'SOll OUeni.UlIg  till!   1111 111! shall   flll'li iS'll  tlie   town   lias Jed   Anton W itiMi i   to    thu.^-ent with sworn returns accounting for  A. MEGRAW, Local Agent  Mr-roM-*'--^^  ��������� i-,  iii  ��������� llr  ���������  place another order for nursery stock  which he has sent to the Riverside  nurseries in Grand Forks. Nearly all  of the hill tops around Hedley would  crow almost all kinds of small fruits  and the hardier and later variety of  apples. The people of this portion of  the Siniilknmeen have only to sen  some of the land in other districts  upon which good fruit is being raised  to learn that they are neglecting their  opportunities.  the full ipuinrity of merchantable coal  miitei  and oa.y the royalty thereon.    If the coal mining rights are not being operated, such returns  should be fui'iiished at least once a, year.  The lease will include: the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permittccl to purchase whatever available, .surface rights may  be considered necessary I'or the ���������working of the  initio at the rate of SKf.llfl an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the .Secretary of the Department of  the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lauds.  XV. XV. COllY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.H.-tjiiiuitliorizcd publication of this adver  tisement will not be paid for.  !l-(im  10-oin  II  IMJMIMJ*.UIIiL������W������ira^^  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  i  in  HI THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 21,  Department oi Lands  Water Branch  In tho 'matter of the J ion ret of Investigation  created hy Part III. of the '.'Water Act"  for the determination of water rights existing  Hin the 12th dey of March, 1909; anil, in the lnat-  rer of the following crocks in the Similkiuiiecn  Water District:-- ..;,.,  Alder Creek '  Alkali Lake  Apex Creek  Ashnola River  Atwood Creek  A-che-ghip-Flat Creek  A-tsi-Kliik Crcek  Asquntic Creek  Armstrong Creek  Buckh'o'rH creek  Bench Stream   ���������  lii'Oniley creek  J-taker creek  Bear creek  Hear Lake  Heaver creek  Heaver lake (  Hitter creek  Blue Joint crock  Blue lake  Boswcll Creek  Boulder creek  Boundary creek  Brodliagcn creek  Bunch Grass Field Spring  Big Itock Creek  Blind creek  Brown creek  Buchanan creek  Bidl oreek ��������� ..   ,  Boomerang creek  J-tlythoibreek  Caustcn creek  Camp crcok .  Canyon' creek  Canyon lake  ' Carmi creek  Cedar creek  Cedar lake  Christina-lake"  Clearwater Lake  Christina creek  Clearwater creek  Clri,rk=creck.. <  Colchester creek  Cold Creek  Conklc creek  Copper creek  Cougar crcok  Cyclops creek  C'awaher creek  Colds treiun creek  Coldwater creek  . Chain lakes  Cotehy crock  China drcok  ���������  Chinpatlin,creek  Cranberry creek  ('.ratiborry creek. South Fork of  Curry-creek  Conklin creek  Canon crook  Colys crock  Chandler ercok  Croscut brook  Dauphin lake  Deaeleye crook  Dead wood croelc  Dcadman gulch  Dciidiiuiu lake  Deep creek  Deer creek  Daly gulch  Douglas crock  Dominion crcok  Dog lake "       ,  Duck lake  Damflno crock  Kholt creek  Eighteen-mile creek  TCiglitcen-iuiie creek, branch of  Elkhorn creek   .  Elcven-nulo creek a  Frona creek  Fair Crock  Farleigh lake  Fifteen-mile creek  Fisherman creek  Fisherman crock. West Branch  Five-mile ercCk  Fons l.-VreiiiiiKjspring*  Fourth .inly creek  ~  Fourth ���������) uly creek, unnamed tributary of  Fraser creek  Flatt creek        .  Franklin >. reek  Fisli lake  French crook  Farrcl creek  Gerald crock  Goat crceii'  Littlo Giii-i. crock  Gold Oreo:-:  Gold Hib creek  Green lake  Gibbs crook  Gloucester creek  Gilpin creek  Gravcya re I creek  Glover crock  Granite creek  Grcgpiro crock  Gold Dro; crock  Harrison crock  Haussener creek  Hardy t. rook  Horse crock  I-hiynos crock  Hester crook  Hamilton creek  Hell cree'e  Henry creek  Henderson Sawmill creek  Hcwlitt crock  Hornet crock  Hughes crook  Hunter cook  IIiilmc crock  Hydraulic.: crock  Ingrain clock  Ingram crock, Kast Fork  Incamccii creek  Irrigation creek  Italy crcok  Inglam creek  Iron crook  Joshua creek  James crock  .lolly .lack crock  Jim creek  Kcogan creek  Kepler creek  Keri-iueo" creek  Keremeos crock, South Fork  Ivorcuieos eiveck, West Fork  ICilpooln, lake  lCiislas-iCi.'iii-ska-sken crook  Kelly creek  Kettle river  Kettle river. North Fork  Kettle river, Fast Branch of North 1'ork  Kettle river, West Branch of North Fork  Kettle river, West Fork  Kettle river, Kast. Fork of A\ est !��������� ork  Kingston crock  Kmippen creek  ICcurns crock  Lime Kiln creek  hind creek  Little Volcanic creek  Lost 11 orso creek  Lime crook  Line crock  Lynch crook  Loon lake  Lornu lake  Long .loo creek  Long lake  Lost creek  Little crook  Little Chief creek  Mnrania creek  Manuel creek  Marks creek  ZVInrron creek  MaiTon lako  May crook  Meadow creek  Millignn creel:  Mollic J'ritoharil creek  Moody creek  Mother Lode creek  Murphy crook  Myers creek  Myers crcok, tributary of  Meyers crcok  Malonn creek  Met 'raig crook  McCarrcn creek  AlcConnoll creek  Mclntyre creek  Mill creek  Mulligan creek  Mnicla creek  Murray creek  Murray Gulch  Mcltiii! cr  Munroe cr  McCuddy cr  Alien cr.  Mohr cr.  Mud cr.  McFurlimc it  Nogi ci-.  Nine-mile cr  Nicholson,cr.  Napoleon cr  N'lvain-ri-no cr  N'Kam-a-hi-nat-iio cr  N"Kam-ocp river  Norwegian er  Nameless er.    ,  .' Okanagan river  OliilliVcr.  Oro Kino cr.  Omellette cr.  'Old Tom cr  Osoyooslake  .Overton cr  Ontario cr  Park Kill  Pass cr  Pass Crock, South Fork  Porter creek - '  ���������Priither creek  Parker creek  Prairie creek  Pathfinder creek*  Prior .creek,,  , Providcnce.orcek  Quillettc creek  Quartz creek  Kat lake  Keed creek  Rice creek  Kiddle creek  liock crook  Ro'ek creek, south folk  Bound lake  -Ruby creek  Kuckle creek  Kichter crook  Rocky cseek.  .Rattler creek  Sand Bank creek  St. Anno creek  Sand crock,  Saildhor crook  Savage creek   ,  Sawmill creek  Sawmill lake  Sheep creek  Sheep creek, "v-t'e.^t Fork  Schwartz creek  Second crock  Schillings creek  Sell umaker creek r,  Sluittlcworth 'creek  Sliuttlcworth creek, Luke at head of  Stray Horse creek  Sin ugglpr, spring  Similkameen river  Similkameen river. South Fork  'Six-mile creek  Sixteen-mile creek  Skon-Kani-Skc-Noo-Skc-Tan crock  Skibbiugton creek  Slate creek  Smich creek  Stray Horse lake  Sultan crcok  Sunset creek  Susap crook  Susap creek. North Fork    .  Sutherland creek  Spring Gulch  Spring crcok  Smelter lako  Stirling crcok  Strawberry crcok  Split creek  Summit lake t.  Summit crook  Snowball crook  Stashla-Vaicntko, creek      ,  Stewart crook ' ,.'..''  Snowshoc creek  Suehumption creek  Stevenson crock  Scot-MoRac'crock.  Snit-Hsc-tse-pas-Kan crcok  Snit-Lc-Nate-Taii creek  Seni pic crock  Si xtecn-fnilo crock  Stuart crock  Taylor crock  Taylor lake  Te.staliufla crook-  Texas Crook  Three Spring- creek  Tinhorn creek  Togo creek  Tom crook  Tom Tit crock  Trout creek  Twenty-mile crock  Twenty-two-milc creek  Twonty-two-mile crock, cast fork  Twin creek  Twin creek. Kast Fork of  Twin ercok lakes  Twin creek, crock running into  Tea river  Troy crock  Trapper crock-  Trail crock  Ton-mile crook  Tliirty-two-ni ile creek  Twilight crook  Tug-uI-nuib'Lako  Upper Clear lake  Upper Keremeos cr.  Victoria cr.  Volcanic cr.  Vascaux lake  Vcrdo cr.  Wallace Cr.  Wallace lake  Ward lake  Whites Cr,  Wild West er. ,  Williamson cr.  Wilson cr.  Wiseman cr.  Wood worth lake  Wolf or.  Wolf hike  White lake  While Lake cr.  Wilkinson cr.  Waddcl cr.  Wolverine cr.  Williams cr  Wiirtmau lake  Wood cr  West Fork lake  Yellow lake  Yellow cr,  UNNASIKI) SI'IUNOS A.VII STIIKA.MS  Lake situate one ndlo north of Fairview  Wagon Road, about nine miles from Keremeos  Lake on south line of Sub-lot 7, Lot '2710  Spring on Lotlil'7 (S)  Small cr. on the "Florence" Mineral  Claim  Cr. on Sub-lot l(i of Lot 'JO!.''  Small cr. about fourteen miles west of  Penticton  Spring three-quarters of a mile north-west  of south boundary of Lot 5.'!S. Group 1. Township 72  .Small unnamed lake on Lot 071$ (S)  Spring on Lot 2138  Small cr. running from west over southwest portion "Stem Winder'' Mineral Claim G  Spring on "Smuggler" Mineral Claim  Small mummed cr. one mile and a half  south of Tinhorn cr.  Small unnamed cr. about ono mile and a  half north from Golden Gate Hotel, Fairview  Spring rising on the "Kurclia" mineral  Claim  Spring on Lot 2loli  On named spring rising on Lot 1297 (S)  Unnamed spring flowing through Lot 173S  Small Stream on tho Fairview Townsite  Spring on Pre-emption Record '-'f)17  Small stream near south end of Pre-emption Record 2!) 11  Smaller,  on north-oast corner of Lot; Ufd.  Spring on Section 31, Township I!)  Spring near west boundary of Pre-emption  Record 125 (S)  Spring near north-east corner of Lot IS2,  Group I  Spring on Lot l/il (S)  Small stream on "Blue Diamond" Mineral  Claim  Stream coming down mountain in front of  Luwe I lotiiostoad.  Spring rising in N. XV. ', Section 21, Township 28.  Small stream on north-west portion of Lot  513  Spring on "Little Frank" Mineral Claim.  Stream (lowing through "No. 3" Mineral  Claim  KEEP YbUR EYES ON  CAMP HEDL  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 dr Call on  B*n  *f*t1'- -ti ii      r> r  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.,  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager - HEDLEY, B.C.  -.*       I       >  Underground cr. on "Victoria Mineral  Claim ,       .     . <  Spring cr. ahout the centre of the "Grey  Kagle" Mineral Claim  Small spring on Lot 2531  . Small, uunamed crock rising on Pre-emption Record 1613  Spring rising on Pre-emption Record 7(> (S)  - Small spring on wagon road between Boim-  ary Falls'and second bridge below Anaconda  Small spring situated cm Lot 515, Township  07  Small lake on Pre-emption Record 238 (SI  Small stream and spring situate on Lot  27 (Sh...,.    .    ,.  Small unnamed creek on thcN. E. ] Section  28, Township 17.  Spring on Lot 177  Spring on Lot .SHI, Section 33. Township 55.  Spring, near easterly end ot "New Yoi-h"  Mineral Claim ,  Small creek ruining into Myers Flat and  rising on Oro Fino Mountain  . Stream   rising on   "Barnes &  Ironsides"  Mineral Claim, in Greenwood Camp  Stream rising on "Apex" Mineral Claim  Thi-cc small hikes situated on east side of  of Ohanagan Lake anil twelve miles below  Mission Crcok  Spring on ���������'Comet" Mineral Qlaim  Unnamed stream running alongside road  that borders Lot i!00  Spring and unnamed creek on Lot 15)1.  Group 1  Spring or creek on Lots 2S3I anil 280, Township 8!)  Small crock riinningsoutli-cic.tfrom "Maple  Loaf' Mime'  Small spring on "St. Maurice" Miner.il  Claim  Uunamed stream running through "Missing Link No. 2"'Mineral Claim  Springs on Lots 337 and 371 (S) .  Unnamed spring on Pre-emption Record (J2S  Small stream niilf a mile south-west of  south-west corner of Lot 3331  Spring about 12 chains north of Lot 3205.  Group I  Spring situate near centre of tho N. W.J  Section 13, Township 2S  Spring near south line of Lot 007  Uiimimcd spring on or near Pre-emption  Record -1037...     .       "        ,  Small spring or stream on Lot 019  Spring on Pre-emption Record 177-i  Unnamed small stream Jiowing from spring  onLot'-KO ���������  Spring on Lot 171  - Spring situated about the centre of north  liiioof LotlifiS'S)  Small lake near south-east corner of Preemption (17 (.*���������>)  Small creek on Pre-emption Record 29SG  -Small lake situated on Pre-emption Record  2773:-.. ���������-..-.��������� ...-',.-.:   Small unnamed lake or slough near oast  line of Lot 500, Osoyoos  Unnamed slough near Lots 191 and 493,  Group 1. Osoyoos   v  Spring on Lot 331  Spring on Lot 1359  Springs near.north-cast corner of Lot 305  ' Springs on Lot 2394  Spring near centre of Lot 3S0  Stream riiniiing.out of Loon Lako  Spring on Lot 3009, Group. 1 Osoyoos  Small creek flowing into Kettle River, live  miles south of Grand Forhs  Small stream about six miles and a half  south of Kholt  Creole or springs on Lot 191  Stream on Colville Reservation  Spring on Reserve .  Spring into Norwegian Creek  Crook on Lob 90S  Stream running through Sub-lot 3203 of Lot  2710  and all unnamed springs, streams, creeks,  ponds, gulches, and lakes tributary to or in the  vicinity of the above-named streams.  Take notice that each and every person,  partnership, company, or municipality who, on  the said 12th day of March, 1909, had water  rights on any of the above mentioned creeks, is  directed to forward on or before tho 19th day  of April. 1912, to tho Chief WatcrCommissionor  at the Parliament Buildings at Victoria, a  memorandum of claim in writing as required  by section 28 of the said Actus amended. Printed forms for such memorandum (Form No. 19)  can 'he obtained from any of tho Water Commissioners in the Province:  And take notice that the said Board of Investigation intends to proceed to tabulate such  claims on or about the 31st day of May, 1912  After the. claims have been tabulated by  the Hoard, notice will bo given of tho places  anil days on which evidence and argument will  be bold at local points.  Dated at Victoria, this 28th day of February  1912 J0-1  .1. F. ARMSTRONG,  Chairman  !  ���������  ���������  ���������  Buy from Us arid You Get  no Other  Potatoes, $2.00 per 100 lbs.  Onions, 5 cents per lb.  Apples, leading varieties,  $2.50 per box  Fresh   Curlew   and   Government  Creamery Butter and Morning Glory Eggs  THF  J,   JL JL JL-rf  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * * * a ������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  rds, Ltd.  ���������  ���������  ���������  nm������ji.Mi������iiH iiinntmwrnwmB-imB-wwiTTi'Mi  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PRINTERS' INK  Everything New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  Outlaws in Virginia, raided a court  and shut the Judge on the bench and  two other court officers to rescue one  of their comrades who was being tried  and sentenced.  This may be applied in different  ways but the two old stand-bys are  judicious advertising in the local  paper and neat stationery printed at  home. The Gazette can suit all requirements.  HAS THE LUBRICANT  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  HH THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MARCH 21,1912.  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  A DISAPPOINTMENT  Premier and Attorney-general Obliged to  Pass Up Similkameen  T. I). Pickard   was in  town last Fri  day. ' ���������      ��������� -      ,������������������������������������ .  C. E.   Coyi-y   was a visitor to town j    Whil(J  UujW,   was vorv  gmifcdisap-  o-iximi-iy. j pointment  in   Hedley and   elsewhere  Pete Swiiiisoii, oi. Princeton, was .in j through  the district  when it  beeaine  town over the week end.  .J. A. Brown drove over to Fairview  to attend the nomination.  J. H.   Chapman  and family moved  lo Peachland this week.  ��������� A.   E. -Howse;  of  Princeton, \vas;a  visitor to town   Monday and Tuesday.  Quite a liuiiihei- of Keriiineosiaiis  took in the dance at Princeton 011 the  15th.' .''���������-  '���������������������������'���������' ���������.''���������''���������;    ��������� '  Fred Howse and wil'e.canie down  from Princeton on Monday evening's  train.  (Jhristia Colin, of Olalla, fell oil; her  horse Sunday, hreaking her collar  hone.  Mrs.   \\". M.   Frith   rdtunied'Satur--  day, after a two week's stay in Grand  Forks.   /  George Loudon sr. of-Loomis visited  his sons and' daughter a few .days last  week.  . Jack Young left Tuesday morning  with a few 'men to raise the Ashnola  river bridge.  Don't forget the big dance that is to  he held in Ivicljtor's Hall this Friday,  March 22nd.   -  Mr.' L. A.   Flynii   left for   Salmon;  Arm   to  spend a few   weeks   with Di.  ���������'Connelly, his nephew.  The 'Premier, who is very niiich  taken up with this part, will buy an  impi-oved fruit lot here.  Hans Kichter. is instilling a ten  horse power plant to enable linn to  irrigate on the bench laud.  The Big Store will be reopened foil-he benefit of the creditors, with a  competent man in charge.  Mr. Mat'heison, of Pugwash, N. S.,  who has been visiting" Mr. Fred Wad-  man left for the east Monday.  ���������Mir. James Corrigan. of Hope, is laid  up in the St. Mary's Hospital, New  'Westminster, with pneumonia.  Mrs. L. A. K'-eler, returned Saturday from New Westminster, where  she has been visiting her son Carle.  Mr. Lome Cousins arrived back in  Keremeos and immediately proceeded  to irrigate as his lot was pretty dry.  Bob McCurdy is taking a road gang  down, to do work on the road between  j-viehter's  Pass and  tlie .Siinilkaiueen.  We are sorry to report the grave  sicknes'- of Frank Surprise, but only  hope that the old gentleman may pull  through.  Stewart's motor when coining over  from Penticton Sunday, slid oil' the  road and Had to he pulled on by a  four horse team.  We are pleased to report that Andy  Jensen, who is in the Princeton hospital siirt'ering from blood poisoning, is  getting along very nicely.  Rev.  T. A..   Osborne,   of Princeton,  preached two very line sernoris before  large congregations,    in   the   Presby  terian church last Sunday.  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. K. Station  known that the contemplated visit of  Premier McBride aud Attorney-gen-  eralhad been cancelled, there are" few  who can blame them under the cir-  eunistanees and from the time it became known that there- was to be *io  content in this riding most of their  supporters in Hedley .fully expected  the meeting--, to he called off as it was [  most natural lo expect that when !  there was a general election campaign  in progress the leader of the party  would scarcely consider it good generalship to take up his time in portions  of the field that had been already won  while there was still fighting to he  be done at other parts of the line. The  meetings in other constituencies which  went- by acclamation were also can  celled.  Beali'/.ing the disappointment it  would be Mr. Shatford did all he could  to have, them spare the time i'or the  meetings advertised for Siinilkaiueen  and kept the wires hot between Vancouver and the .Kootenay where the  Premier was, to secure that end if  possible. The folloming telegrams,  however, explain themselves.  ���������  Vancouver, March loth, 1012  A. Megra w,. Hedley  '���������'Dispatches announce that, premier  will cancel meetings Siinilkaiueen. Am  urging him by wire to adhere former  plan if possible. He will wire you immediately.  L. W. Shatford  Vancouver, March lath, 1912  A. Megraw, Hedley  Have wire from Ellison stating Premier will be in Penticton Monday  morning. Better cancel all three meetings unless otherwise advised by "McBride.    Answer  L. W. Shatford  Trail, B. C. March loth, 1012  A. Megraw, Hedley  Have wired Shatford Similkameen  meetings cancelled so that we can  campaign contested constituencies.  Please advise your committee. ' Notify public accordingly. Our new itinerary brings us Keremeos Sunday,  Okanagan Monday. Yale Tuesday.  It. McBride.  Vancouver, Ala rob 1(1, 1912  Hedlev  MRS. A. F. KIRBY,  Proprietress.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  "Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  i'or sale at right prices  TOriMY SING, Keremeos  FIVE ROSES FLOUR  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  COXVliYANCIXG, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE,  J-'IItK TNSUKAXCJS  OFFICE  KEREMEOS, B.C.  Kercmcos-Pcnticton Mail Stage.  A first-class new auto has been added to W. E. Welby's stage, and Livery  business at Penlieton and a thoroughly competent driver has been engaged  to run the car.  Phone H XV. E. Wklby  GEO. KIRBY  Notary Public.  llKAT. liSTATIi JUNES  Agent for:  London & Lancashire fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Kemomeos. B. C.  C.  JE.   SHAW  Civil Engineer, Dominion and Provin  cial Land Surveyor.  Office of J. A. Brown  KEREMEOS  B. C.  Buy a Sack and Start the New Year right.  You cannot hope to have good Bread unless  you use good flour r  Be sure and ask for Five Roses  FRANK RICHTER & CO.  t  NOTICE  .'SOflLKA-MEEX LAND DISTRICT  1)1 STKICT OK  VA1.K  ���������"PAlCi-: NOTICK that I. Kdward Asquith  -1- Hargreavos; of Keremeos. li. C. occupation Rancher, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described lands.  Commencing at a post planted at the S. E.  corner of Lot'JOs, Airs. Wagstaif's l\ .15., thence  cast 10 chains, thence north SO chains, thence  west 10 chains, thenco south SO chains to point  of commencement, containing: SO acres more  or less  EDWARD ASQUITH HAROREAVES  March 1st, 1912 WO  A. Megraw  Premier wires as follows "Bowser  and I would like badly have Siinilka-  nieeii meetings but our duty to contested constituencies demand they receive first consideration. Am wiring  Megraw cancel meetings,'" Presume  you have received bis wire. Regret  exceedingly change, of program but  will endeavor to have him come in  after election.  L. AV. Shatford  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  AM)  A. meeting of Lhe Iv. K. Iv. will take  place Thursday evening at the resin 1  ant.    A   feature   of the 'program   w  be an open   discussion.    Subject "The i  sull'riigi'fle. j  I'remier    McBride,    the    Attorney- !  ���������*   1  general and party arrived from Grand !  Forks 011 Sunday and alter dining at  the   Keremeos   Hotel, left  for  I'entic-  ton by special autos.  Departed in peace according to the  constable's-word, such was the departure of our illustrious friends Dr. D. J.  Kussel of magnetic fame, and Madame  Leone Fay, the .astrol.ogi.cal and mind  reader.  The closing meeting for the season  of the K. K, K. will be held in the  Town Hall on Thursday evening,  March 28lh. A programme will be  rendered, mostly impromptu. Refreshments will be served, and a good  social time in general, to which a  heartv welcome will be given to all.  Cheaper than the Cheapest  is a. straight life policy iu  SITHE MUTUAL LIFE  OF CANADA  The C. P. Ji. Empresses which have  plied between Vancouver and the  Orient for so many years are to be  taken to the Atlantic and ply between  Halifax and the West Indies while  their places on this coast are to be  taken by two larger arid faster boats,  the Empress of Russia and the Empress of Asia., now building in .Britain.  The history of thousands of policies  on the above [dan 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 i'or 20 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record.  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  THe Loudon- Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  ���������   with English  MANUFACTURERS &' DEALERS  in each class of goods. 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  bo forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for 20s. j  Dealers seeking Agencies can advor- j  their trade  cards for .������.'1.   or larger advertisements from 4S:-5.  The London Directory 60. Ltd.  2ii, Abchurcb Lane. London, E. C.  9P  @  @  ������  @  ������  &  '���������&.  m  w>i9>-is"-ia  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 youv savings by  sending them outside to invest in some speculative scheme, more or less hazardous, than by investing them at home in something that is as  safe as the bank and at the same time offers such  big returns on the capital invested.  REMEMBER  AVc   offer no  land but  what has   the. Avater 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.  ���������@*  *������  ���������������  -9  m  @  @  m  ������  ���������2&"  THE   RIVERSIDE    NURSERIES  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Have still on hand for spring planting  Wagexek NoiiTUEUiV Spy Wealthy- Jonathan  McIntosh Run Wines at Snows Guavenstin  . King David Rome Beaumv   .      Red ChekivKo PirpiN  PLU^rft, Peaks and Peaches  Established in 1900 J25 ACRES ''  Plumbing and Heating, Sheet  it  is the  people's Company  and  profits are all for the people  its  This accounts for the wonderful success which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  (,'nniiiotitinn  I'or Now   University Building.'- Iu  be Krci'tcd at Point Oroy, near Vnn  <:o������via*, British Columbia  W. J. TWISS  Manager for B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  The Government of British Columbia invite  Competitive Plans I'or tho ircnuiiil sohemo and  design for tlie propo.suil now University, together with more detailed Plans for the building's  to be erected first at an estimated cost of  Sl,G00,0O().  Prizes of.110,000 will bo given for tho most  Kiioee.ssful llesigns submitted.  I'iirticulai-s of the competition mid plan of  site may bo obtained on rei'iiest from the  undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 'list. Ml2  addressed to  TllF. MlMSTKB OK KKL'lMTIO.V.  Parliament Huileings,  Victoria, British Columbia,  Metal Work Tinsmitfaing1  '���������''^������������������MW''',--*--M'-*-***-m������������'-****M**-^^ lllBlllllIMm l-JMII 111 III IIIII Ml I     i ,, ������������������  * Shop corner Angela Ave. and Bridge  St.,   in 'Murdock's blacksmith.shop/       ..,..  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  DIGNAN & ATKIH  P.I-IACTICA I. W()!lKM EX  PRINCETON, B. C.  KOI'I'IKTOl'S  X  X  X  X  I  X  *  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  9  W!M3<if!ai*'it  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZELTE  60   YEARS'  EXPERSENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether au  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly eontldetitial. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent froe. Oldest aeency for aeounnfrpatenta.  Patents takon throneh Mnnn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  '   "'A  WHKX WIUTING ADVKRTrSKIlS I'X.KASK  MENTION   THIS .I'Af'KI'  A liandBomely illustrated weekly. I.-irirest circulation ot any stileiitiUc journal. Terms, $3 u  year: four months, ,fl. Sold by all news dealers.  J 361 Broadway, jV  Branch Office, &6 F St.. Washiufaon. 1>. C.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements.  Jl-'hV FRACTION Mineral Claim, situate in  the Osoyoos Alining Oivision of Yale District. Where local oil: Xirkel l-'iule Moun-  tnin, Camp Heilloy  TAICIO NOTICK that !, Ainsli-y Mourn iv, I-'..  M. C. No. 'lll.r)12A agent I'm- tin; Heilloy Uolil  Milling Company, Limited. I-'. HI. C. No. .U'2*il0f'.  int(Mid sixty diiys from tlie date liereof. to n.p-  piy to tho mining Record or for a ('crtitli'iito of  Imiirovemeiits, I'or the purpose of obtiiiiiiu'i* a  Crown Grant of tlie above claim.  And further take notice Hint action under  section ,'J7 must bo uoimiiciiccil before the issue  of such C'ortilicate of iniprovemeiils.  Hated this 2iiiul day of .lanuary. Mil*.'  SING LEE  Laundry,. Contracting- of all  kinds, Ditch digging. Wood  Sawing, Clearing land. Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Kkremicos, B.C.  '"5*1  ������������������vf  ���������3'J  1  '^ 3  ���������ifililTiiiiai  HOi  mm  ^P*^-fWK^Kf*f)nettr wn"i

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