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Array .ft  ft"       MAR 1 8 10i5  ^;* 7<3&i& ��������� B.G^ 'Sit ���������  Volume XL     Number 9. ^  AND SIMltKAMEEl������DyERTISER.  HEDLEY!, B.C.; THURSI)i10tfARCH n 1915.  $2,00, In Advance  ELECTION NEXT MONTH  'April loth- is'the Date.Set."���������Hon.' Price  t   * .      '.  .'���������.'<** 1    :-    ���������,   .  v* "���������    ;   '  Ellison Resigns  MAIL AND TRAIN SERVICE  Business Men of .Valley Meet in'Princeton and Discuss Question'  N. Thompson v. ,'phone seymour 5913  ":;��������� MOB. WKSffKKN CANADA *       *      .,      "      -  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers'  ���������-.Sheffield, Eng.'V    '���������"  Offices and Waroho-uso, 847-63 Bcatty-Street  ,' .Vancouver, B.,C-  A.  F. & A. M.  <S  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 43, A. F. & A. M.,  are held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  A. CREELMAN,  W. JY1  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  -   ��������� Tho Regular    meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1744 arc held on  the first and third Monday in  every month in tho Orange HaH  Ladies meet 2nd and 4 Mondays  "Visiting brefchern arc cordially invited  A. J. KING..W. M:���������  C. P. DALTON, Sec't.  DR. J. L.  MASTERS  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville," 1st  to 20th of each month.  = Office  on  North   Main   Street.  R.  F������.  BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tel. No. 78 P. O. Diiawek 160  PENTICTON,  B. C.  British CJoluji*bia is to have a gener-  al election within the next few"weeks.  On Monday the House was dissolved  and the date for election was fixed for  April 10th with nominations .on April  3rd.  , Sir Richard McBride, is now preparing a'manifesto", to be .issued to the  electors and prior to the date of -the  election will 'make.ii tour.through the'  province. \'  In an'interview-Sii Richard McBride  stated that in view of a number of  conditions effecting the well-being of  the province���������considerations mainly'  arising from the crises of the war���������  that the country should be consulted  in respect to the policy which the  government proposes in pinsueing to  meet the situation.  Some changes in the personnel of  the Cabinet will be made to meet the  wishes of those who muy feel disposed  to relinquish office and to strengthen  the administration at a most critical  period in  the history of the province.  "Oh Wednesday at ."Princeton the  business men of the valley met the  government inspector of the'Oana-  dian Railway commission and F. D.  Kelscy, new superintendent of this  division of the G. N. R. and discussed  the question of having the daily train  service and the daily mail service resumed. - . ���������".;  At the present time tho service given  this .'community'is inadequate and  very inconvenient and is a detriment  to the welfare of the valley.  ��������� The question was discussed at length  and after fully hearing the views on  the case the visiting officials promised  to do what they could to rectify conditions.  The following business men of the  town made the trip to Princeton; G.P.  Jones, F. *H! French, C P. Dalton, I.  H. Rotherham, W. A. McLean and  H. D. Barnes. . Mr. J. J. Armstrong  was up from Keremeos to represent  that place.     t  TO THE COAST BY JUNE  Road To Be Ready  For .Traffic via Mer-  ritt and Spences Bridge  ' THIS YEAR'S ESTIMATES  P. W:>GREGORY  CIVIL ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  W/alterClayton  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  MONEY TO LOAN'  PENTICTON,  B. C.  GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table thelBest.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Victoria���������Hon. Price Ellison today  tendered his resignation as Minister of  Finance and Agriculture and'it-was  accepted. No changes in the cabinet  have been announced, but it is learned  that the vacant portfolio of finance  may go to L. W. Shatford (Similkameen). One other resignation from  the cabinet is expected and it is understood that a portfolio of railways, dis-  tinebfrom public works, will ..be created. The vacanry in the cabinet since  the .resignation of Hon. A. E. McPhillips as president of the council to  accept a judgeship will also be filled so  that it is assumed that the reconstruction process will admit four new  members.  SUIT APPARENTLY -DROPPED  HOPE CUT-OFF- OPEN ',  FOR TRAFFIC iN "FALL  Hedley's Tonsorial Parlors  For a Good Haircut  and Shave  First-class Line of Cigars, Tobacco  and Soft Drinks always  on hand  MILLIARD (������, TOPLEY  Nelson���������The big bridge at Hope, on  the Hope cutoff of the Kettle Valley  railway which."links up Nelson; and  Kootenay-Boundai y with the coast  hy the shortest route, is sufficiently  completed to permit the passage of  work trains and ib is expected that  the route over the Hope- cutolE will bo  entirely completed by the fall of 1915,  it is stated in official quarters.  Penticton���������The McDOugall damage  suit against the Municipality of Penticton, a twenty thousand dollar action has apparently disappeared^over  the horizon.  Municipal Solicitor Clay Ion received  word this week from Mr. S.S. Taylor,  K. C, who fought the casejfor the  municipality tmit the time had expired for the McDoug.'ill company to put  up security for an appeal to the Privy  Council and' "no security has been put  up. The period has also expired during which the Court of Appeal has  power to extend the time in which  'such security may be provided. Hence  Mr. Taylor believes that the action is  ended.  It will be remembered that the company sued the municipality for damages "on its water system contract.  Winning in the Supreme Court, the  company, however, lost the second  round in the Provincial Court of Appeal. Ib has apparenbly decidednot  to take the matter further.  Oroville���������J.   L.   Newman,   superintendent of construction on the Kettle  Valley railroad, left  by auto stage for  Princeton   Friday- last   after   having  spent'a day or two in Oroville.     Mr.  Newman has   heen  with   the Kettle  Valley road  for the  past  two years,  superintending construction-across the  Gold   range of   mountains,   between  Midway andPenbicbou,  and on westward from   the latter place.   ' He has  been     making   his.   headquarters   at  Princeton,   but will move his office to  Hope immediately, '   He reports that  there is a gap of 32 miles  between Os-  pray lake  and Princeton  yet to iron  and surface.     Grading   between   tin-  two ' points  is  finished and  the rails  will  be speedily laid in   the   spring.  Another j-ho.it gap from Coquihalla to  Hope is yeb to construct.    * The Kettle  Valley  will  use  the  Great Northern  tracks from   Princeton to  the former  place.   '-Mi*. Newman says that trains  will  be  running  to the coast on  the  Kettle Valley by June 1st.    He was of  the opinion  that it  would  be about  December 1st  before  through  trains  would be running on the Great Ninth-  ern road.    He stated that much of the  Kettle Valley  line is   built through a  rough  country,  very sparsely settled  and wholly undeveloped.  ��������� The provincial estimates ' fi r ;'1015  show that the sum of $72,000 has been  appropriated for roads, streets, brid- ���������  ���������ges and wharves in the Similkameen  electoral district, with $79,000 for  Okanagan district. ���������  The usual $1^0p6",.''subVidy' foi-''East  Summerland (-Naram/Ua) ferry, has  been renewed .with a subsidy of $1,250  for the boat beyyice to-Dog Lake.  WANT LOWER FREIGHT RATES  Princeton  Board of Trade Urge  Reduction on Coal - i  At the regular council meeting of  the Princeton boaid of trade the linit-  tei of freight rates on coal was looked  into and it is thought that in several  cases the fi eight rates charged were  excessive and precluded the possibility  of competing in some oi the neighboring markets on a favorable basis. It  was decided to secure a list of the current fi eight rates throughout the  province for discussion at the next  meeting of the council, and in co-operation, with the'local coal company endeavor to secure, more favorable treatment in the matter from the two railway companies before the opening of  next winter's trade.  WILL FINISH  BRIDGE APRIL 1st  The Canadian Bridge Co. expects lo  be through with the construction of  the new, Fraser river bridge for the  K.V.R. by the first of April, when they  will move their equipment to Walha-  chin and build a bridge across the  Thompson river for the Canadian  Northern Railway Company. Tin-  Hamilton Bridge Co. has the contract  of building the bridge over the Coquihalla, and the Manitoba Bridge and  Irom Co. has bhe work of constructing  the bridges at  the Coquihalla canyon.  '  NOTICE OF MEETING      ���������  A meeting of the Liberal-Conservative association will lie held in Fiater-  nity hall on Monday evening at S p.m.  The business will bi> to elect members  to , attend the Liberal-Conservative  meeting at Keremeos,-which will be  held on Saturday, March 20th, at 11  o clock a.m. A large attendance is requested.  F. H. French. Sec'y. -  ���������������   GETS SIX MONTHS  CLAIM JUMPING  TWO FOREIGNERS ARRESTED  FOR SKIPPING ACROSS LINE  I  Grand Union |  Hotel |  HEDLEY,  British ..Columbia j  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation^  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  * A.  WINKLER,     Proprietor  ROLL   ME   A GAME   AT   ROLLS  Max Ewart nabbed two foreigners  who had stolen across the international boundary line this week, and Magistrate Guernsey the other day fined  each of them $5 and costs and ordered  their deportation.  The two, Harry Krebs and Louis  Brotheison, hailed from Spokane.  Last year they worked on the Kettle  Valley construction line in the Kettle  yalley district and when construction  closed they dropped south across the  boundary line to spend the winter  months.  Attempting, to return for the 1915  work, bhey were stopped by immigra  tion officer McCallum ab Grand Forks  and were told that as they did nob  obbain a piiss when they left Canada  they; could not come back owing to.  the operation of the Dominion regulations restricting the immigration of  alien laborers.  Then the two of them went to Oroville and boarded the Weeks' stage for  Penticton. Officer Ewart heard of  them there with the sad result already noted.  Conconully���������The Lady of th? Lake  mine, lying on bhe outskirts of Conconully, owned by C. P. House of Oroville, and Geo. Hardenbure, of Lakeside, has been jumped by H.A. Young,  formerly county engineer. Upon jumping the claim work was started on a  shaft. This work continued two .days.  On the third day H. A. Wilder and  G. H. Wheeler and A. P. Wheeler  book possession early in the morning,  having a shotgun and rifle. H. A.  Young and crew started work at 1 p.  m. Thursday, it being stormy in the  morning, which was the reason for  not going to work sooner in the day.  They were met by the ilder Wbunch,  who told Young nob to start work, or  there would be something doing.  Young and crew withdrew. Wilder  and crew are still holding the fort ab  bhis writing, and their meals are carried to them.  Dedicates Canadian Building  Representing*the Canadian Government in dedicating the Canada building ab bhe Panama Pacific Exhibibion,  Hon. Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture, also delivered a message of  good will'from King George V. ���������   ���������  San Franscisco newspapers give  much prominnce to the opening of the  Canadian building and the King's  generous message, pictures showing  Mr. Burrell the central figure among  many notable men on the steps of the  magnificent structure; and Mrs.t-Bur-  rell in the forefront of the ladies at  the gathering.  On Monday last the case of bhe negro  named Stepson, the man who passed a  bad check on A. Winkler, came up  before Judge Brown ab Princeton. He  was given six months.  Frank James died on his farm in  Missouri last month, aged 74 years.  Cole Younger is now the only one living of that noted band of outlaws who  tvirorized 20 states, during and after  the Civil War. One of the band died  in the Boundary a few yeais ago.  "ONE SPOONFUL.ENOUGH"  SAYS DRUGGIST  G.N.R. TO BUILD TO PENTICTON  Penticbon ��������� At a meebing of; the  board of trade ib was informally announced that the Great Norbhern will  go ahead wibh ibs proposed line tip the  Okanagan from Oroville to Penticton.  This line will give Penticton connection with Vancouver via the Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern or to Seattle  via the Wenatchee cut-off soubh from  Oroville,  SECOND CONTINGENT  ARRIVES IN IRELAND  Some Landed at Liverpool���������Three Steamers from Halifax Carry 400o Canadian Soldiers  Montreal ��������� Another 4000 Canadian  soldiers have landed safely in England.  Word was received this morning by  the steamship companies that the  steamers which lefb Halifax Feb 22  have reached bheir destination. The  steamers which took the first quota of  the second contingenb were the Me-'  ganbic and the Southland, which put  into Queenstown and the Missanable  which docked ab Liverpool.  The soldiers were taken over on tho  bhree steamers and were from every  part of the Dominion. Among th< in  were the 6th field artillery, 23rd battalion Westmoht rifles, 32 battalion  Winnipeg and 30th battalion of Victoria.  F. M. Gillespie, druggist, states that  the simple mixture of buckthorn bark,  glycerine, etc., known as Adler-i-ka,  is causing great surprize because just  ONE SPOONFUL relieves consbipa-  tion, spur or gassy stomach almost  IMMEDIATELY. Ib is so bhorough a  bowel cleanser that it is used successfully in appendicibis. Adler-i-ka acts  on BOTH lower and upper bowel and  the INSTANT action is astonishing.  It never gripes and is perfectly safe to  use.  EGGS FOR HATCHING  From imported heavy laying  strains of  WHITE WYANDOTTES  .  .. ��������� -���������- and   Single Corah White Leghorns  Day old chicks for sale about end  of March  A few White Leghorn Roosters for  sale  James Murdoch  Sterliag Creek,       -      Hedley, B.C. THE HEDIEY. GAZEJLTE MAR 11, 1915  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year *2-<*>  "   ( United SUiUk)  2.30  Advertising Rates  Mo ���������inurement, 1*. linen to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not cz������cu<Hiik one  incU, $1.00 for one insertion. '15 cents for  each Kiibseciucnt innerlion. Over one inch,  10 cent** lier line for flr������t insertion and 5  cent* per line for each subHcqiiurit insertion.  TraiiKicntK payable in advance.  Cei-tifli'iilu of Improvc-un-nte 310.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, $2.50 for each additional  claim.)  WM. C. MARTIN. Managing Kdltor.  Full Moon  La>;t'q tin r.  10  New Moon  IB  Kirst quar.  21.  1915  FEB  1915  Sun. Mon. Tugs. Wed! Thu. Fri. Sat.  i  H  21  28  1  3  15  22  20  9  16  23  30  3 -1  10 11  17 IS  2-1 25  31  o  12  19  20  G  13  20  27  rope should be, nia'ntained. j The consequences of h:-r immolation on the altar of Germany's ambition are forr-  >hadowed by a series <>f ctimulativt-  erfiits, easily the most important of  which is the successful nperations now  being pursued by the fleet under Vice  Admital Carden.  DISSOLUTION  CONSTANTINOPLE  Since it appears certain that the  An^Io French licet will be successful  in forcing the Dardanelles, and will  eventually bring about the- capitulation of Constantinople, it is of interest  to consider what the future status of  that city will be. It seems as if only  two solutions are possible���������one that it  should become a Russian possession,  and the other, and more probable, is  its neutralization under international  guarantee. Sir Ed war.1. Grey has already stated that Britain sympathises  with Russia's desire for an outlet to  the Mediterranean.��������� We may assume  that the French attitude is the same.  Whether this sympathy extends so far  as tu allow Russia to letnain in permanent control of the territory fringing on the Bosphorus and Dardanelles  is another question. The internationalization of Constantinople would go a  long way towards solving an age-long  problem, provided that the powers responsible for the maintenance of its  status quo could keep the peace among  themselves.  In the many centuries  of its history  Constantinople  has had a long record  of sieges since Constantino determined  to build  a second Rome  "on the eastr  ermost  billon   bhe verge of Europe."  ' Before its walls in turn have appearrd  Huns,  Persains,  Avars,  Arabs,   Russians,  Germans   and   Tuiks.    In   the  middle  of  the  fifteenth century Mu-  hammed,   who was styled by his con--  temporaries, "The  Conqueror," entered the citd and gave  the Turks a foothold  in  Europe which  they  have retained ever since.    Since then many  times  hostile   armies   have   marched  within  striking distance  of the sublime  Porte, bo bhab the phase "dictating terms of peace under the walls of  Constantinople"  has   come   to be  regarded as synonymous with mastery,  But  since  the  fifteenth  centuiy   the  Turkish capital has never fallen before  an invader, because the jealousy of tie  powers viewed with alaim the occupation of so great a prize.    In has been  in the interest of the Great Poweis to  maintain Turkey in Europe in the past  because   of the   important   strategic  position  she  occupied as a  buffer between rival ambitions. When, in 1878,  the Russian armies had  reached San  Stefano the cry went up that Constan.  tinople was in danger.    Immediately  the Great Power's brought pressure to  bear and the armies of invasion melted away.     Bulgaria, in her successful  war against bhe Turkisk Empire   in  1912 never advanced 'leyond the lines  of Tcbatalja.,  nor n-.jver could  have,  wibhoub bhe powers calling a halb,  Bub now the conditions are altered  because Turkey herself has taken the  leap in bhe dark. The forces arrayed  against her are those whose interest ib  formerly was that her foothold in Eu-  Sir Hicliard McBride has determined  that the time  is ripe for an appeal lo  the'people for a ratification of his past  policy and for  a fresh lease  of power  in   which   to complete  the  plans  for  Provincial development already in progress as  well as an   endorsement of  such.new lines of effort as seem called  for by existing conditions.     He asked  His Honor the Lieut Governor to'concert to a dissolution of the House, and  the.   order-in-council   was   signed   on  Monday.      It is   mi-leratoiid that cabinet  reconstruction   will   precede   the  election, which will be held April 10th.  At  this election   the people  of Brit-,  if-h Columbia  will have full oppm utility to say to what extent they approve  of Sir  Richard's  course as Premier of  British     Columbia   during   the   pas-t  twelve years,  and  whether  they are  willing  to entrust  their affairs  in his  hands for another pailianientary term  It is premature to indicate the lines of  of  futtiie  policy upon   which   he wil  ask the endorsen out of the electorate;  but we  may say with  confidence that  it will  involve the 'completion   of the  railway    policy  as   already   planned,  both on the  mainland and Vancouver  Island,   which   has  been   to some, degree  delayed by  causes not under the  contiol  of any  person,   company   or  government.     The new   agricultural  policy will have a prominent place in  the campaign, and there will be other  lines  of aggressive  action to   he pie-  sent to the electorate for approval.  Sir Richard recognizes that the war  has brought about a new set of condi  tions effecting British Columbia, as  well as other parts of Canada, and is  .determined, if the electorate again entrust him with their confidence, to  grasp the ������itualion with strength and  i-ourage- lie believes in British Columbia as few men believe in it. He  knows his province and what it is capable of, and he feels certain that the  people who have stood by him iu the  past, are ready to accept his guidance  again. For our own part we have no  doubt as to the result. The present is  not the time to change leaders and  to place the destines of the Province  in the hands of untried men, who have  in season and out of season attacked  every policy and opposed every effort  'intended tp place the province in the  .forefront. Sir Richard McBride's work  for British Columbia is not yeb completed, and the people only wait for  an opportunity to clothe him with"  authority to finish it.  G ood - /Via r n i hg������!  U/eare Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American Cotton-Li>l  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  ad vertisingand shipping charges  we will send post-paid with writ  ten guarantee, backed' by a five  million dollar company, either  3 Pairs of our 75c. Value ,  Ameiican Silk Hosiery  'or       4 Pairs of our SOc. Value  American Cashmere Hosiery  or 4 Pairs of our <j0c 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.  Tlie International Hosiery Co.  P.O. Box 244  DAYTON, OHIO, U. S. A.  "/\ Dollar in the Bankis  ItVortlr* t\A/o iin F*FOi~Tiis&&sif*  TXTHEN you have a substantial Sayings Accounts, you  do not have to ask favors or court refusals when  you require ready cash. A Savings Account in the Bank  of British North America' makes you independent of  promises. The money .is yours���������ready when you need, it  ���������protected against loss���������safe from fire and theft���������and  earning interest at highest current rates.  Deposits of $1. and upwards  are received on  Savings  accounts.  78 Years In Business.   Capital and Surplus -$7,884,000.  Hedley Branch, -       C. P. Dalton, Manager  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets   .  Ball Programs  Posters  Dodgers, Dates >  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads .  Butter Wrapper  Visiting Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION.  Where Are  Your Interests  1f Are they in this community ?  ���������FAre they among the  people with whom you  associate ?  If Are they with the  neighbors and friends  with whom you do busi-  business ?  If so, yon want to know what is happening in this community. Yon 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. It is printed for  that purpose. It represents your  interests and the interests of this  town. Is your name on our subscription lists? If not yon owe it  to yourself to see that it is put  there.    To do so  Will be to  Your Interest  1-IAVE 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.  ADVERTISE   IN   THE   GAZETTE  Hedley Gazette  HEDLEY, B. C TfflB HEPLEYT-WAZiBlTE MjAU'll, 1915"  THE FiWIJ' frMCERY  The Celebrated  English K Boot  For Sale Here  JAS. STEWART k CO.  Town wA Distrid:.  -���������������������������WW -'WW J  f-WW'  Miss Gladys Lyall of Princeton is  spending a,few'days witli her psu'eiits  in town.  Don't forget (jhe dance in Keremeos  Centre on Wednesday -evening .next,  Match-17th.   *  Mrs. Ja������. Innis of Keremeos spent  the week end in town visiting Dr! and  Mrs. McEwen.   . -  The Misses Tompkins .and Walker  will not-be'VAt Home" this month nor  \  again this season.  One of the -most pleasant hospitali-  ..   t. '   ���������   ��������� #* '   -   -     ,, , **  ."'. ties^with which Mrs. AV; J. Forbes entertained hei friends lately none were  more thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated than   hei1' musicale,   given   in  honor ;of Mrs.   Suocop,   on   Tuesday  afternoon.      A   noted  vocalist -from  Bistin rendered botlimstiunientarand  vocal  selections in a  very si'rtistic and  pleasing manner.    A delightful luncheon wa.s served.'- , Among   tho numerous friends present'were  Mrs. Succop,  Mrs.  G. P. Jones,  Mrs,. E. D. Boeing,  Mrs. .Geo. Bowerman  and Mrs. T. J.  Griffin.  WillSocSn Be with Us  .Call   and See  our   New  Samples    of   Wallpaper  .   Burlaps, Cretonnes, Etc.  fiedleu Drua& Book Store  J!  PflLfl6E  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables    HRDLBY   B. C.  7\ A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    11 Orders for Teaming  '     promptly attended to. '  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phone 14. Dt J.  INNIS       Proprietor.  Newspaper,,  Get Full Value  F*om  By HOLLAND.  THIS paper.is yours. It to  what you make it It  will nerve you as well as you  will let It And it is only  through the united force of  the big family of renders that  such a paper is possible nt  such a price  But do you set all out of  the paper that you can get-  all that jou er* .entitled to?  Yen do not unless you read  the advertisinc columns.  Besides tlie nevrs of the day  and tb������ happenings of the  world, there arc advertiso-  m-s-Bta that will Imp *foa  poo-ted ob bosinsss affairs,  that will give yon the navra  of eommercinl life. Tbese advertisements tell you which  are the most reliable stores,  wbat are the purest foods to  ���������at the most semieeable and  fttSfetonable mercbaiidi**-* and  tb������ roost reliable products.  GSBT THE HABIT.  READ THE  ADVEIITISEMKNTS   AND  PROFIT BY  THEM  Homer McLean and a number of  young people made the trip to Keremeos in his car on Sunday.  Miss Mary Bnrnell, Miss Vader and  Lome Cousin.-, of Keremeos were visitors to Hedley on Sunday last.  Mr. II. C. Pollock is" erecting a house  on one of his lots facing Scott Aveniie,  north of the Hedley Tradings- Co.'s  store. " ' ' ���������  The prospects for a good ball team  team in town this year are very encouraging and  already some   of  the  boys are getting in shape.  c  Last  week  T. It. Willey  purchasid  the house and lot'northof Lhe Similkameen hotel from J.' Mairhofi'er. The  price paid is not known.  For* lhe last couple of weeks woik  has been going on at the dam, laying  poles in between the piers of same as  a protection for the apron.  On Sunday afternoon a four ball  foresome was played on the links between L. C. Rolls and A. AV. Jack  against P. Murray and W. C. Martin.  The game ended in a tie and the playoff will likely take place Sunday.  Boeing and Brass   are  busy   these  l  days. They have the contracts for  the overhauling of the old Schubert  store and the making of it into a dance  hall. They are also busy in the erecting of a dwelling house on Kingston  avenue for Paddy Murray.  W. T. Butler returned home on  Wednesday from a month's trip to  Idaho and Washington states. He  says that the people in Hedley don't  know what hard times are like and  that over in that country a good many  of .the. people are broke and that theie  is no work.  On Saturday afternoon all the golf  score records for the Hedley links were  broken when Paddj*" Murray made the  course in 38. The score will be put on  record and is likely to stand for some  time. The score reads as follows: -i 4  6 2 3 5 2 4 6���������38. The card is countersigned by Tom Porteous.  On Saturday last a'li'btle excitement  was witnessed in town when the team  belonging   to Louie,   the   chinaman,  took  a notion'to.,have a run.    They  started  on  the "grade at the  foot  of  Scott avenue  and  proceeded   up  the  ���������-licet as far as the Sibiilka'meen hotel  .���������ill efforts on   the part of the driver to  stop them being unavailing.    In making  the turn  at  the   hank  corner  to  horses narrowly missed  the shoe store  belong to E. Michel], the occupants of  which   made a hasty retreat  through  the   back door, as it  was  the  wagon  crashed   into  the   telegraph   pole   in  front of  the store  breaking the reach  and leaving  the hind wheels standing  there.  Colonel Stevenson i*s building a suspension bridge across the Sitnilkii.  meeu river at his mining properties  five miles below Princeton.  S OF  INTEREST  TO ������  | Poultry Raisers I  ft     Clip this adveitisement from v  jj     the  Hedley Gazette and mail h  it tons today.     In return we fi  will send you, without charge 0  generous samples of our fain-, Q  ons Chick Food and Growing X  Food in order that you tn-iy 0  test their wonderful  values. Q  State name and address and S  nearest post office, also'name ������  and  address of your dealer. Q    8  $ The VANCOUVER MILLING 8  S and GRAIN COMPANY, Ltd. X  S Q  is            Vancouver, B C. '-  The regular annual meeting of the  Hedley Golf Club will be held at the  Similkameen hotel on Tuesday evening next, Mareh 16th. The election of  officers for the ensuing year will be  held and other business discussed.  Suggestions for the betterment of the  club will also be very acceptable. A  full attendance is requested.  On Friday evening last the local  orangemen held a social evening in  their new hall on Hynes stree. QuiLe  an urn her were present and dancing,  games, songs etc. formed the amusement of the evening. Refreshments  were served by the lodge ami tho  evening was one of the most edjoyable  ever held by them.  With the spring weather that this  place is now having many of the residents are now busy getting their gardens in shape. Some of the flowers  gardens in town in past years would  be a credit any place and judging from  the amount of work that is being done  on them this spring they promise to-  be even better than before.  Messrs. G. P. Jones, F. H. French,.  W. A. McLean, C. P. Dalton, T. H.  Rotherham and H. D. Barnes went to  Princeton on Wednesday morning in1  Mr. Jones car to meet the government;  inspector of the Canadian Railway  Commismn and also F. D. Kelsey, new  superintendent of the G. N. R. and5  discuss the question of having tlie  daily mail and train service resumed.  WATER NOTICE  Application .for a, Licence to take  and use" Water will be made uuder the  "Water Act" of British Columnia as  follows;  The name   of  the applicant  in  the  Similkameen Water Works Company,  Limited.    The adiess 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 direction1  and   empties    in   the,   Similkameen  River about one half a mile from Hedley, B. C*.   The water is to be diverted  from   the   stream  on   the   East side  about four thosatid feet from   N.   E.  Boundary of Hedley Townsite.    The  purpose for which   the  water   will   l:e  used is municipal.    The land on which  the water  is to   lie   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 Goiner P: Jone-sy agent.  Hedley, March 4th, 1015.  A decided economy in fuel consumption is  effectedj>yjusing nickelled steel in  *l&&12tf@   oven������ ft attracts and  * %gr jr       heat far better than most oven  materials. See the McClary dealer. ._!__������  J V k ebi *J* ���������*=���������-��������� -1 i' ** - V_- IXI 1 ci Ci fc*.  Sold by HEDLEY TRADING COHPANY  Hotpoint Electrical Appliances  (Guaranteed)  Seed, field and garden  Dry Goods, new summer goods  i  Men's Clothing  Hedley Tradlno 60. Lid.  et> This Straight  WE SELL FRESH GROCERIES  THEY   COST NO   MORE THAN  THE OTHER KIND.  ONE TRIAL  WILL CONVINCE YOU  TAKE YOURS FRESH  CREELMAN (& LYALL  FRASER. BLOCK  HEDLEY, B.C;  ���������*X*<f>+>Ol  Hedley  Gazette  $2 per annum  LATEST  STYLES IN SHOES  What about that new pair of shoes for Spring ?  We haue just received alarge 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.     Call  and see them.  No Troix1c3l& to Show Goods  Men's Furnisher - - - Hedley, B. C. ^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE.     MAR 11 1915.  KEREMEOSy the Celltre of Lower Similkameen���������Famed for Fruit Growing  Mule   HjuJ.,Good   Memory.  "I .was at' Tampa ..-when -a,negro  teamster was instantly killed by-an  army mule, '.and' it- furnished A' 'good  illustration of 'the;- wonderful nieniory,  that a mule has.'."   /���������     j        -.'.:',/���������  "The negro teamster used to pound  that  mule  unmercifully.   -Instead, of  using strategy and coaxing his'mule  into  submission,  he  used  to beat it  hard enough to" kill'.a horse.    Well,  for two  months -the" teaihster didn't,  drive that mule.' But-the'mule-neVer  forgot him.    He never made any attempt to injure his new driver, who  knew  enough yto  treat him  decently.  But one day  the  old  teamster came  back.    The ' mule   remembered   him.  He waited with as much docility and  patience as an  ox 'until he was harnessed, and then, when the old teamster was off his guard, he let fly. with  both  heels,   caught the  negro  in  the  pit of the stomach and stretched hin:  out as dead as a hammer.    The other  teamster was standing right there by  him, but that mule didn't make any  Attempt  to  kick  him.    He -had  just  been  laying  for  the fellow  who  walloped   him   two   months   before,   and  when   he   had   finished   him   he   was  satisfied."  The   Exact  Spot.  - When illicit distilling was common  in the highlands there was an old  man who" went about the country  repairing whisky  pots.  The ganger met hiin one day and,  surmising that he had been doing  repairs at no groat distance, asked  what he would lake to inform him  (the gauger) where he repaired the  last whiskv.pot.  "Och," said the old man, "she'll  shust  tak' hauf  a  croon."  "Done!" retorted tho gauger. "Here  is your money, but be careful to tell  mo  correctly."  - ��������� "Och, she'll no' .tell the gentleman  a lee." ^  * Getting the money, the old man  quietly remarked:  ��������� "I shust* mended 'the last whisky,  pot where the hole was."  Needed In Every Home.  -.'When he reached home he opened  the package ho was carrying and displayed a number of placards, somp  of which read "For Show" and others  "For Use."  "There!" he exclaimed triumphantly. "J. flatter myself I have solved  the ���������orobleni."  "        "        '''���������"  "Solved the problem?" she repeated. f'What problem? What in the  world do yon intend to do with those  ���������cards?". : .*. .-:':' '" -'" ��������� :* '.  ';"���������. "I am going-to give .them to you,"  he replied, '-'so that you .can put'  them on the various cushions scattered about the house."  Gold.  ������������������'���������. An assayer waved his hand toward  "the ingots lying in a corner of the  room.-    ''���������'.-���������'. ������������������'. '.���������"���������.��������� ���������-'���������-'���������' -������������������  "A good assayer," he said, "can  tell at a glance whence a piece of  gold came, as a good wool sorter can  tell what country's soil gave his fleece  its color. It is a matter of color.  California gold is yellow, Australia  gold-is red, and the gold of, the'TJral  Is the reddest, found.anywhere. Placer  gold; is yellower1 than -that ohtained -  from the quartz, and behind you is  an Alaskan placer ingot, the yellowest gold in the world. ,   _..  ������������������������".      "      , Human Ostrich..-'  i-c        -f   ������������������   ..." . ���������,     '������������������  A remarkable case \ is under treat-  . merit at the-, Edinburgh --.Royal In-  \firmary.". In] June a young postman  ���������was sentenced to nine -month's imprisonment ��������� for appropriating small  postal orders, and after his removal  ���������to prison* he began to swallow- all  manner of things.' First, he swallowed a portion of a blanket, then 24 iron  pins, each about two inches long, a  considerable number of stones, pieces  of iron, and bits of a water jug which  he smashed. When he told the pfrison  officials what he had done they disbelieved him, but on being taken to  the infirmary the various articlea  were located by the Z-rays. A consultation was held by the- doctors,  but it was deemed advisable not to  perform an operation. , The patient is  still confined to bed, though apparently quite well and normal in every  respect, notwithstanding his extraordinary experience. In the infirmary he is known as the human  ostrich.  KEREMB0S-PENT1CT0H  ROYALMAIL STAGE  Edison   as  Humorist.  The great American inventor, T. A.  Edison, who is at work perfecting a  motor powerful but small enough to  bring tlie aeroplane .within, a measurable distance of success, is partly  deal in his right ear. In one way  this an advantage, as it enables, him  to pursue his work undisturbed while  surrounded by all the noise of a busy  shop. When offered an infallible cure  for. his deafness, he once remarked,  "Why should I try it? Think of the  lot of stuff I'd have to listen to that  I don't want to hear!" On another  occasion a would-be wit said, in ordinary tones, "I guess he'd hear if  I asked him to have a drink." The  inventor looked the young man who  spoke squarely in the eye. "Yes,  perhaps I should," he said; "but no,  not to-day, thank you!"  His Deep Concern.  . The kind old lady noticed a small,  lad entering a cobbler's with a Bmall  package. j  "What have you there, sonny?"  she asked'kindly.  "Ma's" 'slipper," replied the lad.  "You see, there is a tack out of place  in it, and I want to have it fixed bep  fore ma notices it." '' ; -  "Ah, what a considerate little boy!  1 suppose you are afraid the tack  might hurt your mother's foot?"  "Well,  it isn't exactly  that.'.. You  ; Bee, the tack is  sticking out on th������  ��������� sole, and this is the slipper rria spanks  me with." .    ���������  A  Great   Discovery. '-  .. "THave ybii made -any important discoveries this year?"' ; "  "I have," answered the scientific  searcher. "I have discovered a new  financial  backer."                        -"       '���������  Auto Leaves on  arrivnl  of 9.30  and 4 o clock trains.  Baggage arranged for.  TWEDDLE'S   AUTO    STAGE  Cars Call at all Hotels  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing lanci, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  COAL mining rights 'of the Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories atvl in a portion of tho Province of British Columbia, may bo leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease niiis be made by the  applicant in person to the Agen or Sub-Agent  of tlie district in which tho ri applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bedes-  cribed by. sections, or legal sub-division :of  sections, and in un-survcycE-territory tho.tract  applied for shall be staked out by applicant  himself.  Each application must bo acconi *. ��������� by a  fee of So which will be refunded if rights  applied for arc not available, bu no otherwise.- A .royalty .shall be paid on 1 merchantable output of the mine at the rate* live cents  per ton ,  The person operating tho mine sha- furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting, for  the full quantity of merchantable coa ! mined  and nay the royalty thereon. If the coal mining fights are not being operated such rettirns  should be furnished at least once    year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to.pur-  chase whatever available surface right smay  bo considered necessary for tbe working of the  mine at tho rate ". ������10.00 an acre  For full information applica ' shou be  made to the Secretary or tho Ucpartme of  the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agontor Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  XV. XV. CORY,  Deputy Minister o the Interior  N.B.-Unauthorizod publication < elver  tiscment will nob be paid for.     . ,3-6m  '' The Reason.  Pheeder���������I'm always sorry when  the shad season is over. It's 'the  only fish I like.. . I .wonder why Providence gives it to" "us only in the  spring���������  Crabbe (a rabid pessimist-!���������I'll bot  it's because that's th'-*, "nly season  when it has all i*--* boiv-       r    ������������������''-/--''���������  A  Beetle Story." -     ���������  A beetle weighing two grains is  able to move a weight of five and  one-half ounces, or .^320 times its own  weight. A man weighing 150 pounds,  if proportionately strong,, could.thus  move 198,000 pounds, or nearly' a  hundred tons. Some years ago I  captured a very handsome beetle and  placed it tinder a beaker���������a thin  tumbler used in chemical analysis���������  on a shelf of my laboratory. A .few  hours after the beetle had disappeared very mysteriously, the beaker remaining inverted. He was recaptured  and again placed under the beaker.  I watched the result and presently  found that the beetle walked the  tumbler along the shelf till it reached*  the edge, then crept out and fell aa  soon as the overhang was sufficient  to afford room for escape.  Burglar Was Too Late.  We owe an apology and an explanation to the burglar who opened,  our office window at the week end,  sought the drawer of the cashier���������  and was disappointed. We do not like  to appear inhospitable, but on Friday  night we all of ns' do oiir own thieving, and there is nothing- left for  visitors. Any other nieht we will try  to give another sort of surprise.   :  The   Wir^s   of   Love.  "Time flies," they say, my dear, and I  Am satisfied it's true.  But, goodness me. what makes it fly  So fast when I'm with you?      f  HOTEL SIMIUKAMEEIsr  { HEDLEY, B.C. ^  } An Up-to-date   First-CIass Hotel J  ?     t       RATES MODERATE <  DOLLEMORE  Proprietor.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  --���������    Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.=  for sale at i'igh   prices'  TOflMY SING, Keremeo*  Advertise in the  Hedley Gazette  arid watch Results  60   YEARS*"  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is p-obably patentable. Communications strictly conHde-ittal. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest neoncy for securing: patents.  Patents taken throuch jMunn & Co. receive  special notice, without clir.ree, in the  S  k nmtn    OS |  Abandaomely illustrated weekly. I.nrarest circulation of nny snienUtln Journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months, 5L Sold byall nGWEtlealero.  "V"������CQ,86������������iad'������������-New York  ttrancb *"'���������"'      ���������"���������-' ' 'Vjisbtnctfn. D. O  WHEN  WRITING ADVERTISERS PLEASE  MENTION THE GAZETTE  When   Writing   Advertisers   Please  Mention th    Paper  Supply limited, having only one pen of each mating.    Birds  are all  of At  quality,   many   having won ist prizes in big  shows.    Matings and prices on application  White Leghorns. Khode Island Reds  Brown Leghorns White Orpingtons  Black Minoro.is Black Orpingtons  "'    White Rocks Light Brahmas  Barred Rocks White Wyandottes  Mammoth Imperial White Pekin Ducks  White Leghorn and  Black Minorca Cockerels for sale.  B  ���������S&a  m  VALLEY POULTRY-YARDS  L. W. NEWTON - - - KEREMEOS CENTRE  fS  Done in the Most  Artistic Styles  6@S������  Large   and   Modern   Plant,  giving facility for prompt execution of all orders  ���������    ���������    ���������     A 1       :    ���������    ���������  Right Prices  Our Ideas are Effective and  Our Work of the   Highest  Standard  THE  HEDLEY, B.C.  Satisfaction Guarantee |

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