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Array A2fD SiMlLKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume V.  A  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY,   MAY 1,3, 1909.  Number 18.  V  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 yours' practice in'Vancouvcr.]  >.       S. O. L. Cq.'s Block  PENTICTON,,     -      -       B. C.  J. W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  General Ag-ent  Agent for The Great West Like In-  suiiANCK Company.  PENTICTON,  B. C.  JflS. CLARKE  Watchmaker  HEJOl-E'l'V-', B.C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  R, H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  Grand Union  Hotgg  HEDLEY, B.C.  I HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 43, A. F. & A. M.,  ,   , 'are held on the"seconel   Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall. Hedley. Visitiiig  brethren'arc cordially invited to attend.  H. D. BARNES,  ARTHUR CLARE  -   W. M.  Secretary  Henry's Nurseries  For the  SPRING TRADE  Tested stoeik, seeds for farm, garden-  or conservatory, from best growers in  England, Holland, Franco, United  States and Canada.  HOME  GROWN  FRUIT   AND  ORNAMENTAL   TREES  SMALL   FRUITS.  Fertilizers. Bee Supplies, Spray  Pumps, Spraying Materials, Wire  Fencing and Gates, Cut Flowers etc.  1-iO page catalog free.  Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER,  r*\*r*\nrS\*fS\*s.  j   w.  PENT  H. T.  Barrister,  GAEL  Solicitor,  AN  B. C.  Notary Public, Etc.  MOKK  ICTON,  Block  SERIOUS FOREST FIRES  Sweep the Country From Enderby Northward to. Mara���������Timber District >  '   Also Laiid Waste  ORE IN.THE TUNNEL  It is the old story���������a few 'bush-tires  smoulder for days unheeded by anyone unci a fierce wind fans them into a  flame that gets'beyond control. That  is what happened up at Enderby  last week. As a result of it many  small farmers lost all their buildings  and had most of their fences burned  down.  The long list of individual losses  given in the last issue of Walker's  Weekly, and the tales of heroism and  herdships endured are heart-rending.  The whole country from a mile or  two north of Enderby was practically  laid in waste all the way to Mara.  Editor Walker of Enderby, advocates government assistance for,'the  sufferers, and the occasion is certainly  one which justifies such a course, for  what is the few cents difference in  taxes it:would make for the rest of the  province' compared with the plight  which some of these struggling small  farmers who have had everything  swept away in a few hours find themselves.  .'      . AT LOMBY ALSO  The Vernon News tells of a disastrous fire up White Valley, which  raged around Lumby and Blue Springs,  burning out several ranchers.  Tlie government's system of fire-  patrol certainly leaves much to be desired, before there can be any hope of  saving the balance of the timber and  preventing serious loss to individual  property owners.  The   Metropolitan   Tunnel  Ore Body!'.  Encounters  JOE MARTIN GOES DOWN  SAVED FROM THE ROCKS  Assistance Brought to  Disabled Steamer  by Wireless.  NEW YORK, May 3.���������The flashing  of the "C.Q.D." message late Saturday  night prevented the steamer New  Hampshire, bound for Stonington,  Conn., from going on the rocks of  Long Island sound. When the New  | Hampshire's' propeller struck a log  and broke bit" a blade', the vessel became helpless ''and-there was considerable excitement among the 100 passengers. ......  By order of Capt. F. H. Avery, the  wireless 'operator-.sent a '���������C.Q.D,"  message for quick help. The message  was picked "up (it'the Brooklyn navy  yard, and from there the communication was sent to Oak point, off which  theNew Hampshire reported itself as  helpless. From there two transfer  boats of the New Haven railroad were  sent to the steamer's assistance. The  two relief boats quickly picked up the  New Hampshire and towed her into  her pier at New York.  After the first shock of the accident  order, was restored among the passengers, and when the New Hampshire reached it dock they retired to  their staterooms, where they remained until after daylight, when they  were transferred to another steamer  for Stonington.  ,'/The Metropolitan claim of the Kingston gro.up. gives every promise of  proving the star claim of the group.  For a few weeks past the tunnel  was not giving the satisfactory result  that   was   expected of it   because  it  didn't Catch the ore body just when  and where it was expected to.   For  that reason,  Mr.  Pollock put a few  men to work again in the winze where  the ore had  been shown  up in such  good shape  before.     Superintendent  Pollock is a firm  believer in the safe  old mining doctrine that the  surest  way to find out what an ore body will  do is to stay with the ore and he is always'averse ' to doing any more dead-  work   than   is  absolutely   necessary.  When the ore body was not showing  up in the tunnel as soon as he expected, he wanted to find out'i.why it was,  before any more money was spent on  the tunnel; and so the winze on the  ore was continued downwards in the  .direction of the tunnel, when a tongue  of andesite, was found intruding into  the ore body and dividing it, and by a  piece of ill-luck the tu nifel happened  to be steered into this andesite intrusion.   A little drifting from the winze  above  the intrusion  showed  that the  ore was a large body and  the face of  the tunnel was under it with  ore on  either side.  Going back' into the tunnel he was  soon able to feel for the ore, and now  they have it.  That it is -the right stuff too, that  they have in the tunnel is evident  from the- fact that it. pans in good  shape.  ��������� From this tunnel they can now do  good work in any direction and handle  themuck'with ease, while an upraise  to the winze above will give, excellent  ventillation.  Fighting Joe Failed to   Catch  on   With  the Electors of Stratford-on  Avon  DEATH OF A. H. McBRIDE  The result of the polling in the  Stratford-On-Avon bye-election showed that Joe Martin had been defeated  almost two to one by the Unionist  candidate Foster who polled 5374 votes  while Martin got only 2747 and Kin-  caid Smith the former member polled  ed only 478.  The vote as 'a' whole showed that  Stratford-pn-Avon is at outs with the  Asquith government. In his more  recent contest in Canada, Joe Martin  hud to bear the weight of his own sins;  but on this occasion it was for the  sins of the government whose candidate he was that he was made tei suf  fer.  Father of the Premier of British Columbia  Dies in Westminster  VERY   HIGH   COMPLIMENT  Tecumsehs and Reginas Both Assembling  Aggregation of Stars to Play  Westminster  EUCHRED JOHN D.  Montreal    Operators    Said   To   Have  Beaten Standard Oil Magnate At  Game of Finance  No higher compliment could be paid  the Westminster lacrosse winners of  the Minto Cup than the action of the  Reginas of Regina and the Tecumsehs  of Toronto in scouring the whole country for star playersin order to get together a team to play against Westminster for the Minto Cup.  When Westminster won it they  went all the way to Montreal to play  against the holders of the trophy, and  took with them none but their own  players,���������boys who belonged lo the  town. Westminster is going to protest against the unfairness to P. D.  Ross, of Ottawa,' the trustee of the  cup. Whether he will take cognizance of the protest or not, remains to  be, seen. The Reginas who have challenged for the cup are going to play  only two or three of their own men  and : make up the- balance of the  twelve of ringers from Ottawa. Mont-  realand other points. The personell  of the proposed Tecuni'seh line-up is  said to be about as rank.  New Westminster, May 4.���������The unexpected   death of  Mr.   Arthur Hill  McBride, father of the Provincial Premier,   cast a  gloom  over the whole  City of New Westminster to-day.   Although the deceased  gentle-man was  74 years of age,  his health  had been  exceptionally good and he was round  town as usual on Saturday and Sunday.     He   complained   yesterday   of  feeling- unwell,   but   nothing   serious  was surmised,  and therefore  his sudden   passing away at 6 o'clock  this  morning was a great blow,  not only  to his relatives, ''butalso to the whole  of   New    Westminster.      Public   expression  of this grief is shown by the  hoisting of flags at half  mast on  all  the Government  arid.'., city .'buildings  and also ein private residences.  FOOL CROP SCARCE  Van Home Says That is Why Canada  Will Have No Free Trade.  Sir W. H. VanHeiriib on being interviewed in England on the tariff  question said that there were not fools  enough in Caneida to have free trade.  He estimated that the fools in Canada  only totalled up 6.V per cent of the  population and that was teio small to  swing a free trade policy on. Neither  did he think there was any posibility  of reciprocity with the United States.  Joe, Mill-tin on the other hand has  gone over there posing as a free  trader. Van Home did-not explain  whether he had figured Joe in on the  61 per cent or not.  A SIMPLE SOLUTION  Judge Barron Hits the Nail on the Head  ���������Shut off Germany's Nickel.  CANADA'S DAY AT A. Y P.  * HOTEL8  'x  x  x  x  X  X  X  K  x  X  X  X  X  EDLEY  Under  New   Management  quiht and convenient  Special Attention Given  to Tim Thavelt.i.vg Public   Uatks Moderate    X  X  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  $   VANDER J. ROSE   S  Proprietor  ������?^ft?S^������0^^������������?������������tJ������S������8������8?ttt6?,S?SS������S������������?*������!(������������?85*������  The State Department at Washing-  tonhas advised tho directors of the  A. Y. P. Exposition that "foreign  troops" will be permitted to cross the  border line and invade the exposition  grounds upon whichever date Canada  may set for the invasion.  This means that a great big feature  is to be added to the Dominion Day  celebration on July 1st, which is ������ilso  Dominion Day at the Exposition, for  the plan is to bring the Duke of Con-  naught's Cavalry to Seattle and give  Washington its first view of British  troops upon its own  territory.  Canadians resident in Seattle are  planning to make Dominion Day the  second biggest day of the Exposition.  They admit that Seattle Day, June 12,  will be the "very biggest" but .they  promise to give even that event a race  'tor the honors.  Under the rules of the State Department it will be necessary for the visiting government to ask permission for  its troops to go upon United States  soil, but Ambassador. James Bryco has  been atlviseel of this formality and it  is understood he will make the necessary representations.  Chicago, May 4.���������How. John D.  Rockefeller was euchred out of $4,-  100,000 by a group of Montreal financiers is a bit of gossip which floated  around today.  Long ago John D. took on 100,000  shares of Wisconsin Central. stock  .and 5000 of the railway's bonds. He  had his confidential lieutenant, Frederick T. Gates placed on the directory.  A receiver later on took possession of  the property, financial stress was  weathered, and finally the road reached a stage where it was barely breaking even.  Later the controlling element decided to pay 4 per cent dividends'ou  the stock. John D. said he could not  sanction the seemingly reckless plan,  and Gates was told to dispose of the  stock, which he did after the market  had lieen given the stimulus of the 4  per cent dividend information.  Once they had John D.'s certificates  in hand, the previously matured plan  to have the Canadian Pacific absorb  the struggling Wisconsin Central  was put into effect. Wisconsin Central  soared, and the Canadians cleaned up  $4,100,000,in profits on the rise.  THE   COST  OF   CARELESSNESS  Damage Wrought, by   Forest Fires  in  the Crowsnest  COUNTY COURT.  A lengthy docket was expected to  come before Judge Brown for the last-  session of county court held in Hedley  on Thursday last, but none of the  cases were entered in time.  The main cases were Hackney vs.  Rose, action feir rent; Bradshaw vs.  Shelder, damages for breach of contract ; Atherton vs. Wine, damages  connectetl with water-right. These;  cases were all laid over until next  session of court. Meanwhile thei Judge  intimated a possibility that he might  hold court here again in June or July  when these could be disposed eif.  The only business therefore which  came up wasja couple of naturalization  cases wherein Messrs Louis Scher-  bauer and Raymond Rodenback were  granted the rights of citizenship.  In the Crow's Nest valley, in southern Alberta; only thirty-three square  miles of unhurried forest are left out  of a. total of two hundred and twelve  square miles of possible forest area.  All this area, according to the reports  of early explorers and travellers, was  originally covered by a dense forest.  . Mr. H. R. MacMillan.Asst. Inspector  of Dominion Forest Reserves, made a  preliminary investigation of this district in the autumn of 1908, and has  embodied the result of his investigations in an interesting report. In the  following schedule he summarizes the  condition of the tract:  Sod-covered,   denuded  area,  Dead standing timber  Area    covered     with  young growth  On burnt forest  S5sq. nils.  34 sq. mis.  00 sei. mis.  33 sq. nils.  ADVERTISE   IN  THE   GAZETTE!  Total 212  Thus no less than 179 square miles  out of the 212 (over 84 per cent, of the  area) has been cleared by fire at one  time or another.  Eighteen square miles of the area is  above timber lime.  Thejirea first mentioned, viz,, the  "sod-covered, denuded area," presents  one of the most difficult propositions, [necessarily  Before railway construction started,  this area was covered by a heavy fir  fiorest. Now it is "a poor gravelly  prairie, unfit for agriculture, of very  little value for grazing and which is  in no way producing a crop." This is  the result of repeated burnings. The  first fire does not usually have this  effect, but "a seconel or third rarely  fails to kill all the forest reproduction"  (i. e., the young trees) "to destroy the  remaining seed trees, to burn off the  upper layer of soil and lea.ve a desolate  waste."  Of unbui'iied forest only thirty-three  square miles (about sixteen per cent,  of the aren) remain, anel these are  situated in the places that are least  easy tei get at, namely, at high levels  Concluded on Pago Four.  Berlin, Ont, May 3.���������Judge Barron,  of Stratford, who has been making a  series of addresses throughout the  province on naval defence, raised a  novel problem when, speaking before  'the'Canadian club, he urged the prohibition of the export of nickel as a  means of retaining British naval supremacy. Judge Barron, on urging  Canada, to make a beginning in the  building of a navy of its own,  said in  part:   "I see in a  Canadian  navy the  dawn of a new  industry,  or, rather,  the restoration   of   an   old  one.     In  Nova Scotia  the noise of the hammer  will   mingle   with   the   wash  of   the  wave,  and why not?    Canada has all  that goes  to make a battleship.     She ���������  has the woeid,   the iron,   the steel and  the nickel.     To begin with,  she lacks  the brains,   but  these she can buy or  rent until she grows her own.    Every  ton of a battleship demands 700 hours  of   man's   time,    that   is   700   hours  of labor to the ton.   The labor value  of a Dreadnought is 10,000,000 man-  hours ;it least.   That means  that 2000  men find  employment for 5000 hours,  or 5000 men for 2000 hours, ��������� or full  employment  for over two  years for  2000 men.    In the   building of a cruiser about (50 per cent,  of the cost of  the hull goes for labor or about $370,-  000 in   wages,  or in   the  building of a  Dreadnought 50 per cent,  of the hull  goes for  labor,  or about $1,150,000 in  wages.      There is   besides   the labor  value of the machinery.    The building  of  the   hull,   the joining and fittiug  must take place on the ways ;   but the  labor and skill of all else  which goes  to   the  creation  of a big ship  must  be     widely     distributed  throughout the Dominion.  The necessity for a Canadian navy having arisen  it is the highest wisdom   tei have  our  necessities create new industries and  thus use the raw material  which God  has given us so plentifully.  "You gentlemen, are all aware that  the addition of nickle to steel toughens steel. :The application of this  amalgam to ships of war has made a  three-inch nickel steel plate less vulnerable than a coat of the olel nine-  inch armor. A projectile will crack  and splinter iron and steel, while its-  effect on nickel steel is like throwing  a marble into putty. Then its application has reduced the dead weight  of the modern ship away below that  of the old armor-clad, and in addi-  C'ontinucd on Pago Thrce\ THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE, MAY 13, 1909.  and  Srnilkameen Advertiser.   ���������  ssiH'dOn Thursdays, by the Heih.ev Gazicitk  PlCNTl.W AN!) I'I'lll.ISHIX'S COMPANY,  Limited,  at Hedlev. B.C.-.  tliat there is any menace in  Germany's1 action ���������* of building a  riayyfpr; which tlieifp is no apparent)" need. \ At tlie present  time  there  is an English M. P.  who  Subscriptions in Advance  in Canada named Barker,  j smys that tlie agitation through-  iuiit Great Britain is only a war  THE DEADLY  HOUSEFLY  Some- Hints As to  What May Be Expected Where They are Allowed '  to Swarm:  Per Year ���������.'. .- ������������������   "   ( United States)...   Advertising Rates  Measurement. VI lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������-(.'(irtiJlcatcs of improvement, etc.  97.00 for (in-day notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  notices.  -Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, 31.00 for, one insertion, '25 cents for  eacli snbscepiciit insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion anel 5  cents per line for each siilisceiiicntinsertioii.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.25; over 1 inch and up to 1 inches, S1.00  per inch pur month. To constant advertisers  tnleing larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will he given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  eif time. .    '  Advertisements will be 'changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without- any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  tiie   price of composition  will be charged at  ,��������� regular rates. .  Changes for contract iidvcrtiscinonts should  be in tiic office by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, Managing; Editor.  Full Moon        *p%5^  Last eioar.        \Sk^   jF       First quar  13.      ^ti&rd&, Mi-  New Moon  20  1909  APRIL  Sin;, lilofi. Tuss;.VV8(l. This. Fri. ,Sat.  2  0  '.16  23  30  10  17  24  31  11  IS  25  5 6 7  12 13 14  19 20 21  26 27 2S  INDISCREET CRITICISM  The Victoria Week had a  very ill-natured article in its  last issue attacking the Standard of Empire and in doing so,  said things that for its own  good, would have been much  better left unsaid, for it could  have no other effect than to  excite legitimate inquiry into  its own raison d'etre.  The Standard of Empire and  its publisher A. J. Dawson, have  been doing  a grand work for  ' the Empire and  for  Canada in  particular.      Never before  did  Canada receive the amount of  attention   from the people  of  Great Britain,  which it is now  receiving,  directly through the  agency of the. Standard of Empire,  and  if its publisher is deriving  pecuniary  benefit from  certain Canadian  ads  running  in its columns,  lie, is  only getting what is his just due for the  enterprise    displayed.     As for  the Week's  claim that  any attention   which   the Standard of  Empire has drawn towards this  country has  been   "at the  expense of Canada," the absurdity  of its position should be apparent.      When   people   advertise  they  do   so  for a quid pro quo,  and if the  government  of various provinces in the Dominion  of  Canada  that  have ads running in the Standard do not see  a reasonable iiope for adequate  return   therefrom   they   would  not  insert them.    The  dog  in  the   manger    attitude    of   the  Week in  this   matter is  very  plain, and is  indiscreet as well,  for a scrutiny of its own advertising  columns  in the  issue in  which its attack on Dawson appears,  is apt to prompt various  inconvenient inquiries.   S^'j scare  got up by the Unionists  for political  purposes.    But  it  is   not   little   England   that  is  concerned in  this  matter,  but  the   whole British Empire, the  greater part of  which   doesn't  care  two cents for their  petty  little  domestic   issues in   England. With the broader concern  of   protection    for  the  empire'  thej*   are   concerned,    and   in  Canada   thus  far  it   has  been  kept outside the pale of party  politics.    The man in Britain or  any  of   the   colonies   whether  P'i I'liamentarian   or   journalist  who   will   to-day    cry*   "peace  peace  when  there is no peace"  is an enemy of  the empire, and  the  worst kind of  an  enemy,  for the  internal foe is always  the most dangerous. Now Judge  Barron is not a politician.    He  was  One  time,  being a Liberal-  M. P.    in   Ontario   before    Sir  Wjlfrid  appointed  him to  the  bench.'   His   plan'   to   out   off  Germany's  supply  of nickel is  sound sense  and good business;  Sir   Wilfrid   should   therefore  pay   attention   to* the judge's  suggestion.     The  tariff is one  of the strongest weapons 'which  could   be  used with  which  to  fight Germany,  and.whether.it  is by taxing German imports or  putting  on a stiff export duty  on   Canadian  exports for Germany the end  attained  will be  the same,  but  will  be reached  Sooner if both are employed.  1909  1  S  15  22  29  A Simple Solution  AN EASY SOLUTION  The plan of checking Germany's burst of speed in navy-  building, pointed out by Judge  Barron, of Stratford, Ont.,  should engage the attention of  legislators at Ottawa. Of course  the trouble is tliat so many  hide-bound partizans for rxilit-  ical purposes effect to disbelieve  Continued from Page One  linn to all it has enormously accelerates! speed. This is what nickel has  done, and, sir, the mines at Sudbury  furnish most of the nickel in thear-  nioL- plate of the world's warships of  today. It would be. an easy task for  Canada   to  stop Germany's  race for  supremacy.    Let Canada prohibit the  export eif  nickel.     Let the act of 1897  tie   proclaimed law.    Let  the  nickel-  steel   industries flourish  in  our own  land rather  than  across  the line,  as  they  now do  by means  of our God-  given wealth.     Then  prohibit the export to Germany, either directly or indirectly.    Then,   with a  preference to  Great Britain, Canada would be doing  more for the Motherland  than would  be done  by a gift of a dozen  Dreadnoughts.   ,  Germany would lose  the  amalgam,   unless  the mines of  New  Caledonia came to her rescue, and this  Fiance would scarcely permit,  smarting as  she does under Germany's r e  peated    indignities    which   she    can  never forget and never forgive.     It is  impossible  to    contemplate    the   far-  reaching benefit this would lie to the  motherland,   though I    confess    this  method of defeating a feie does  not  appeal to the  Anglo-Saxon   who  despises   to   fight   on   other   than   even,  terms.     It is  less  to be condemned,  however,    than    is    a   policy   which  permits     our   store   of     wealth    to  be exploited  to benefit industries in a  foreign     land,     and     by     a     large  foreign      corporation      which      has  blanketed over acres  between the Soo  and Sudbury  and is   powerful enough  to destroy the fruits of fresh discovery  and to   throttle any attempt at competition, and  which has consolidated  the mines and smelters  in the United  Staters,   Canada,  Great   Britain,   and  New Oak-dona,  including seven   large  and hitherto independent concerns."  Scientific'American  The house fly; which we have hitherto in' our ignorance, considered as a  .harmless creature, or, at the worst,  simply a nuisancer has been shown, as'  the result of scien tific researches, tei  be in reality, a most dangerous insect.  Dr. L. O. Howard, iii his recent investigation of the economic loss through  insects that carry disease devotes a  chapter to the house fly as a carrier of  typhoid bacteria. The facts brought  out are startling.  At the. outset emphasis is laid upon  tho fact that the term  "typhoid fly"  .is.open to some objection as conveying  the erroneous  idea  that  this fly is responsible for the  spread1 of   typhoid  only.    -As a'matter of fact,   the insect  is dangerous from every peiint of view,  and is liable  to spread the  bacteria of  all the known intestinal-diseases;   The  true connection   of the. so-called house  ���������fly with  typhoid  fever- and the -true  scientific evidence  regarding- its ' role  as a carrier of that disease,   have only  recently' been   worked out.     Celli   in  1S8S fed flies  with pure cultures of the.  typhoid bacillus,  and   inoculations of  animals  were .also   made,    providing  that the bacilli  which  pass  through  flies   are    virulent.    Dr.    George   M.  Koeber,   in his report on   the  prevalence of  typhoid fever in the District  eif Columbia, has  drawn  attention to  the danger  eif'the  contamination'of'  food supplies  that- have been in touch  with   typlioid    patients.    The   prevalence of typhoid fever  in the camps eif  the   United  States  army during-the  Spanish war  brought   about  the  appointment of an Army Typhoid-Commission,   which found: First, that the  flies   swarmed 'around   the   sanitary  quarters'.'of'. the   hospital,   and   then  visited  and fed upon the fond prepar-  e>d-for  the soldiers  in the  mess tents.  Seceindly,    that   officers  whose  mess  tents were protected   by screens  suffered      proportionately      less     from  typhoid than  those  whose tents were  not    so    protected.       Thirdly,     that  typhoid  fever gradually  disappeared  with the approach   of   cold  weather  and   the  consequent disabling  of the  fly' in the fall  e>f the  year.     The final  1836  THE  BANK OF  1909  73 Years in Business.  A Joint  Account  Capital and Reserve Over $7,000,000 ,  may be opened by two members of a family.    ./Either may deposit 01 withdraw money oh, his or he/own signature alone, so that  either may do the banking, as is most convenient.  $1.00 opens a Saving Account. Interest compounded  at highest current rates'. Money may be withdrawn at-  anytime. . ���������  Hedley Branch,    -  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  f^������|l^jJ������^ltt)?l5l^l5lt6?l^l?>EI^>^l?^i?>?l|>t^>?*?^>5^^^>?tt^^^^>I^H^H>St*?%>t>?>S*?>E*?  I  I  x  X  I  X  '���������������  x  x  x  5-  I  x  K  x  K  K  x  t  ���������������.  $���������  x:  x  X  H  x  X  X  X  X  J. A. SCHUBERT  Has Just Received a consignment of  Men's Stylish Summer Suits  from the Broadway Tailoring'Establishment,  Toronto.   Very Good Fit and Cut.  OUR STOCK OF DRY GOODS   IN   NOW  COMPLETE.  A Dressmaking Department has been added-  Ladies are invited to call.  ���������-������'  A NICE LINE OF AMERICAN and CANADIAN SUMMER FOOTWEAR  Agent for Singer Sewing Machines  J. A. SCHUBERT  HEDLEY, - - - B.  C.  .'*  ���������8-  1  I  1  ft  ft  ft  I:  ���������t;  f  I:  I  I  8  i  *���������������?*?���������?���������?���������?*?������������������������? IMMU^WWWWWWSWHWWMWMWWWlMWWMMWWWiWWSWItSWW'Wt  NOTICE  GENERAL NEWS  The G. T. P. will expend five million  dollars at Winnipeg.  Archdeacon Small died in St. Luke's  Hospital, Vancouver of pneumonia  last week.    He was 59 years of age.  The. Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern are said to have reached an agreernant to build jointly down  the North Thompson.  The Canadian Bisley team will sail  for England on June 19th.  conclusion was that the fly carries the  typhoid bacillus either by the adheijj  ence of infected matter' te> its feet, or  within its own digestive organs.  In 1899 Dr. Howard made a study of  the typhoid or house fly, in its relation  to country and city sewage, -and he  made a further investigation of the  species of insects that are attracted by  feiod supplies in houses. .In this in'  vestigation he found that the typhoid  or house fly constituted 98.8 per cent  of the whole number of insects captured in houses throughout the whole  county, tinder the conditions indicated  above. ' The importance of this insect  as a carrier of the dreaded disease in  army camps, as shown in the Spanish  war and in the Boer war and in the  camps of great armies of laborers en--  gaged in gigantic enterprises,, like the  eligging of the Panama Canal, is obvious. But it is certain that, even under  city conditions, the influence of this  fly in the spread of disease has been  greatly underestimated.  In a report to the Merchants' Association of New York, based upon  numerous observations of the relation  of flies to intestinal diseases, which  was published in December, 1907, it  was shown that the greatest number  of flies occurred in the weeks ending  July 27th and August 3rd ; and that  the: deaths from intestinal diseases  rose above the normal at the same  time at which flies became prevalent;  culminated at the same high point;  and fell off with slight lag at the time  of the gradual falling-off of the prevalence of the insects.  A certain species of mosquito has  been demonstrated to be the cause of  the spread of malaria. Yellow fever  is caused by another kind of mosquito;  anel now we know that the supposedly  harmless house fly is an active agent  in the distribution of intestinal  diseases. In yiew of these facts, Dr.  Howard's contention that this familiar  household insect should henceforth  be known as the "typhoid fly" would  seem to be well made.  FOR  Commercial Printing  TRY THE  Gazette Job Dept.  INTOTTCE is hereby given that, thirty days  1T| after date. 1, Mrs. Joan M. Smith, of  Beaverdell, B. C, intend to apply to the superintend of provincial police, F.'S. Husscy, for a  rcnicwal. of a retail liquor licence for the  Smith's Hotel located at Beaverdell, B. C.  ��������� ���������" ' "-MRS.' JOANMV SMITH  Beaverdell, April loth, 1909. 15-2  Try  iwvv\������aaK*Mi  oriti  ss  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating. .  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the read  ings shaw-  ihg temperature,   etc.,  for  the week  ending May. 8 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum  Minimum  May  2           .           60        ..  '      30  3           ..          57  27  4           ..         31        ..  22  5           ..         32  25  0 ���������     ..       10  20  7           ..          52  IS  8           ..          59  2-1  Average maximum teinperature 47.7.1  Average, minimum do 23.71  Mean temperature 35.71  Rainfall for the week     .    inches.  Snowfall       "       "       16.  COKKKSrONIUNG WEEK OK LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 57.  Average maximum  do  50.42  Lowest minimum  do  21  Average  minimum  do  20.71  Mean  do  38.56  AT THE  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  May  2  79  . ,  40  3  83  39  4  64  . .  32  5  54  . .  35  6  55  . .  38  7  62  . .  38  8  68  .  ,  48  Average  maximum tempera  tore 66.  Average  minimum  do  38.57  Mean  do  52.28  Rainfall for the week  .54   i  nches  Snowfall  <<       tt  .  a  COUKKSrONDING WEEK  OF LAST YEAR  Highest maximum temperature 82  Average  do  do  68.57  Lowest minimum  do  38.  Average  do  do  43.  Mean  do  55.77  (i). Liberal Policy Conditions-  Generous Cash and   Paid-up  Values.  Automatically Extended Insurance.  (2). Progressive   and Efficient  Management���������  Low Expenses and Growing  -������������������        Business. ��������� .  Well and Profitably Invested Funds.  Favorable Mortality Experience.  Expanding Profits to Policyholders.  A   POLICY   IN THI5 ������ COfl-  PANY PAYS  You are invited to join its  ever-expanding "household, to  become a partner in its evergrowing business, and to share"  equitably in all its benefits.  Full Information from Head  Office, Waterloo, Ont., or from :  William J. Twiss  MANAGER.  Fee Block,   -   570 Granville St.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. HEGRAW, Local Agent.  j  TENDERS  TENDERS will bo received till noon on May  15th, liK)!1,, for the purchase of Fraternity  Hall and lot, (Lot 21 Blk 11), Hedley, B. C.  The   highest or any other tender not nee  cssarily accepted.  For further particulars apply to  J. IC. FKASKR  Hedley, B. C.  or FINLAY FKASKR,  Nicola B. C.  Address tenders to J. IC. Eraser. Heelley li. C.  When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  Houses to Let.  4 Roomed House, Furnished, with good garden  ���������������15.00 per month.  i Roomed Cottage���������$10.00 per month.  3 Roomed Cottage���������������8.00 per month.  APPLY TO  F. H. FRENCH.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICK that thirty days after date.  A I, Vaneler J. Ilo.se, will apply to F. Si  Hussey, superintendent of Provincial Police,  for permission to transfer the licence of tho  Hotel Hedley to D. G. Hackney.  VANDER J, ROSE  Hedley, B.C., April loth. 11)09. 16-1  EOR SALE  A  Horse anel Saddle.  ���������**      Livery Stable.  Apply at tho Pnlaco  10-tf THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, MAY 31,  1900.  Town and District.  Service will be held by Rev. J. Thur-  burn-Conn on Sunday, May, 16th at  8 o'clock p. rn.  H. Zibler. who was injured a few  weeks ago by his fall down the hank,  is slowly mending.  There will be a dance in Fraternity  Hall this (Thursday) evening, from  8:30 to 12:30.    Good music.  It is reported in Greenwood that  the big tunnel has already cut an important unknown lead on the' Strath-  more.  Will the Phoenix Pioneer be as  ready to,copy facts as it was to copy  billingsate in a matter that did not  concern.it ?  Mrs. J. D. Brass returned on Saturday night from Colville, Wash.,  where she had gone to see her sister  who was ill.  Ed. Burr, of Oroville. spent Sunday  in Hedley wich his family. He reports  increase in the numher of land seekers  to the district.  On Sunday it snowed 6 inches at the  Nickel Plate in two hours. During  the same'time Hedley was getting an  able-bodied rainfall.  The Oroville Gazette has a very funny  description of a baseball game between Oroville and Keremeos which  was won by the former on a score of  27 to 25.  Ilev. R. W. Hibbert preacherl his  farewell sermon in Hedley on Sunday  last to a fair sized congregation. Mr.  Hibbert leaves many warm friends in  Hedley.  Mr. and Mrs D. Macrae spent last  week in town. Mrs. Macrae left em'  Saturday morning for Nelson but si  expected back in a few days, accompanied by her daughters.  Thirty-six-one-hundredths of an inch  was the rainfall during three hours on  Sunday. A couple of thousand feet  up the mountain the precipitation  took the form of snow.  Bush fires,and typhoid are two ills  which must be -watched in the summer  season. While Hedley has in the past  been immune from the latter it is well  neverless to.take-due precaution. Our-.  OViitev supply and the natural drainage  of the'-'pliice have in-the past been two  great factors of safety to which we  must attribute comparative immunity  from typhoid, but there are other  sources of danger as well and it is wise  to guard against all. The article on the  house-Hy to be found in another  column will repay study. ,  Those who take a stroll along the  railway grades in this vicinity and see  a healthy growth of vegetation on  some of the fills that were completed  last year will have an opportunity of,  judging of either the amazing fertility  of the Similk.'-mcen, or the unconscion  able delay of the Great Northern in  giving us railway connection. The  high dump on the east side of Twenty  Mile is covered with verdure of some  kind or other., v If- real estate men  can't'sell land' in the Similkameen  after this it will be because there is no  money left in the country to buy it  with. Should there be much further,  delay in getting started at track-laying, it may be necessary for them to  run a mower ahead of the track-ltyer;  or if that would be too expensive, they  might require the contractors to sterilize thedumps.  FACTS ts BILLINGSGATE  Mr.  BORN  HOWARD In Hedley on May 4th,  to  and Mrs. F. P. Howard, a daughter.  SCHUBERT���������In Heelley, 11. C. on Saturday,  May 8th to Mr. and-Mrs. J. A. Schubert, a  son.  ORCHARD'S GUIDE  Okanagan  The Victoria Times is to be congrat  ulated on that series of cartoons illustrating the Stratford-on-Avon election  campaign. There isn't a dull one in the  bunch, and some of them are classics.  Mr. Madden, railway contractor will  finish up his contract near Sterling  Creek about the first of June. He is  finding the increased volume of water  in the river a little inconvenient at  present.  George Cunningham, superintendent of construction for J.W. Stewart  & Co. went to Keremeos on Saturday.  The work of grading between here  and Princeton is progressing. Most of  the camps being across the river communication will be difficult until after  high water.  Posters are out for the 24th of May  celebration at Keremeos. The programme will consist of horse racing,  baseball matches, trap-shooting, etc.  All that is needed is good weather for  a gala day and the weather man is  expected to leave no cause for complaint as to his part of the show.  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Marks came down  from the Golden Zone on Tuesday.  Mr. Marks reports the sump completed  to a depth 15 feet below the 100 ft  leyel and work commenced on cutting  out the station. There are over 4 feet  of clean ore of the high grade character which has recently been brought  down.  Those who were predicting all kinds  of ills tins year from lack of water  may have been croaking too early  after all. There is no word as to how  Twenty mile lake is filling up, but  with the snow falls up there during  the past four weeks it certainly  shoulel be coming up some. Last  week alone the snow fall was 16 inches.  Mr. P. T. McCallum, of Grand Forks,  was in town over Sunday. Mr. McCallum is one of the old-timers of the  Boundary district, having gone in  there in the early nineties and seen  the country grow to its present proud  position of being one of the foremost  copper producing sections on the continent. He is at present in the employ  of the Dominion Government's immigration department.  Thos. Bradshaw was up at the  Florence group an Monday, and  brought down a lot of likely looking  ore. Mr. Bradshaw has expended a  large amount of money on the property, more than most men would care  to tackle alone, but he has now established a point which he wanted to  show, and as the next thing is to prove  up quantity , that will be a task that-  will remain for a company to undertake.  " Orchard's Guide of the  is to hand and an examination of it  shows that both the compiler and the  publisher are to be congratulated on  the way in which they have done  their work. The directory furnishes  the kind of information that everyone  wants to know, for not only will it  prove of great benefit to outsider's,  and to new-comers, but those who  have long been residents of the district will find it a, work of constant  utility. The letter press reflects  credit on the Vernon News Publishing  Go. The book contains 144 pages and  is well illustrated with some -fine  views of the district that carejj  ful press-work has brought out in fine  shape. The Guide is on sale in book  stores throughout the district and by  the Vernon News Publishing Co. ;  The Gazette has no reply for billings^-  gate and blackguardism. The Penticton Press 'is welcome to a monopoly of  that.     ;���������''-"       -      \(;  'We refuse,v,however, to allow it to  escape the consequences of falsehood'  and hypocrisy.  Tim CIIAKGE  The Gazette in answering an abusive  personal attack charged that the  editor of the Penticton Press although  trying in his. public capacity as ,a  publisher to force local-option on the  people of this district refused in his  other public capacity as a magistrate  to take an information against a local  merchant for supplying an intoxicant  to Indians because said merchant was  one of his best customers.  THE  DENIAL  The only denial attempted by the  Press is couched in these words :  ���������'As a matter of fact the editor of  the Press since his appointment to the  position of magistrate has, alo'ng with  Mr. Wade, sat on nearly every case^  tried in Penticton, and has never refused TO TAKE AN EVIDENCE. (The  capitals are ours). Any paper or man  who said ho did is, to use a mild English expression, a liar."  Query.���������What does he mean by "an  evidence?"  THE PROOF  ,The. quibble in this denial shouldin  itself be sufficient proof of the correctness of the charge. The real proof,  however, is here furnished by the man  who asked him to take the information.  Penticton,1 May 10th, 1909.  Being asked -by the editor of the  Hedley-Gazette whether I ever sought'  tei lay an information before W. J.  Clement, magistrate, against a merchant in Penticton for selling an intoxicant to an Indian, and been refused by said magistrate on the ground  that the merchant was his best  customer, I have no objection to state  that the above circumstance iscorrect.  I did go to him to'lay the information  and I am not. in the habit of laying  informations on the  rumor. The reason  was as stated.  John Tooth  Prov. Constable  at  Sliatfords  We are this week opening up the finest  array of  X  ���������  \  X  ���������  ever Shown in Hedley.    Including���������  Ladies' Summer Goods       %  ���������  x  Dress Muslins  Prints  Lawns  Linens  Whitewear  Waists  Hosiery, Etc.  And we want every lady in town to come  in, and see'them.  Shatford's Ltd.  ���������  x  ���������  strength of mere  given for refusal  ���������^������������������������������������^^^���������������������������^  *"4Wa***fr**i*ni**^^  GENERAL NEWS.  Germany has bought Wilbur  Wright's aeroplane patent.. It now  transpires that two years ago aeroplanes in Scotland made more important flights than the Wright brothers,  but the British government prudently  kept it quiet.  The tide of European immigration  has set in for tlie season.' In ..Winni-  peg 1100 -immigrants landed in one  day and were distributed through the  west. " ', . '      '  The C. P. R. announces that all  grain west of Manitoba will be shipped  via Vancouver.  The Australian delegates to the.Imperial press conference in England  passed through B. C. last week. They  are being conducted over the route of  the C. P. R. by Geo. Ham.  Fire wiped out the village of Wesley  25 miles west of Nelson last week.  W. J. Bryan paid a visit to Winnipeg last week and was royally entertained, being given every opportunity  to make speeches. Could he ask any  more gratifying form of entertainment?  The U. S. seized a Japanese sealing  schooner for poaching last week.  Justice'Hannington, of the Supreme  court, of New Brunswick, died last  week. He was the father of H. C.  Hannington of Grand Forks.  Guelph ministerial Association has  registered a kick against the mammoth proportions of this season's hat.  There is to be a re-union of French  Canadians at Ottawa this summer.  A "no bill" verdict was rendered by  the grand jury in the Lord Sholto  Douglas case at Nelson.  Victoria gave a royal reception to  the Australian press delegates.  The Canadian Consolidated have a  new million dollar ore shoot in the  War Eagle mine at Rossland. It is on  the 9th level; 400 feet long and 50 feet  wide.  This testimony should be conclusive.  Those, who know John Tooth and the  editor of the Press will agree with us  that the former's word of honor is to  be taken any day in preference to-an  oath by the latter. It is nine years  since the Gazette first met Mr. Tooth,  and on that occasion he gave evidence  against himself on a land case which  he knew meant for him the loss of a',  pre-emption that , is ��������� todiiy. worth;  several thousand dollars. Ever since  that incident the writer's respect for  Mr. Tooth has'been such that, there is  no one in the district whose word we  would take before his.  WHEN YOU HANKER'FOR  Sunday baseball won't go in North  Vancouver. The managers of the  Vancouver and Aberdeen clubs in the  Northwestern league were proceeded  against for playing a match gamo  there.  Another charge  In the midst of the avalanche of  billingsgate against this paper the  Press said: "The Gazette is flooding  Penticton with-free copies in order to  gain a little free advertising."  falsehood nailed  Penticton, May 3rd, 1909.  I have been asked by the editor of  the Hedley Gazette whether free  copies of the Gazette for April 22nd or  any recent issue have been- sent.here  by the Gazette (or other . parties)' for  free distribution, and in reply' say  that none came to hand except the  regular weekly bundle to Gazette  subscribers in Penticton.  E. O. Atkinson  Asst. Postmaster.  Hedley, May 10th, 1909  In answer to question of the editor  of the Hedley Gazette as to whether  extra copies of the edition of April  22nd had been sent to Penticton, I can  only say that both my own recollection and the records of the office giving weight eif papers despatched, go  to show that there were no extra  copies of either that issue or any  other within the past three months.  F. M. Gillespie  Portmaster.  So much for that charge, and yet  the Press sent extra copies of iua issue  of May 1st containing the torrent of  billingsgate and blackguardism to  some of the few subscribers it has in  Hedley. If it wants names we will  giye them.  And yet this man inserts occasionally in his loc-al columns as news that  such and such pulpit had been filled on  such and such Sunday by W. J.  Clement. Ye gods! Is it any wonder  that the church loses its influence  when men self-convicted of falsehood,  hypocrisy and blackguardism as he  has been in this matter will usurp the  sacred office of expounders of moral  truth to men and women who are  purer and better than themselves?  I  ft  ft  %  ft  I  ft.  ft  ������  Fresh Beef,     Pork or .Mutton,  Cured Meats,    ;Fi$hor  ' ���������"'   ' \- ' .CALL UP PHONE N.o. -5;  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  ���������BLX'-HOMOKD,  Tffcfcfeiisip  l-������l^l������l������l������lt^l%^^l������8������^8������l-5l������^8������l-������&Sl^l������������������l-Elftlfc  x  X  X  *:  X  X  t-  X  X  *i  I  I  K  X  X  X  *I  X  K  X  X  X.  i  I  X  X  I  $  X  X  ���������    i^-^-^A . m      to  ���������'ft    17/ -  11 -.  -iif',J    --.... lift���������-  WSS^^SS^^.    ;  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.    Rates  moderate.  $  JOHN LIND,  Proprietor  ,v  X  X  X  ft  X  ft  X  i  X  %  X  X  X  i  i  X  X  3  PLUMBING AND  TINSMITHING.  H. B. MAUSETTE  Is Prepared to Attend" to  any  '"'���������"   in the Above Lines.  Work'  Eave Troughing a Specialty  v , ��������� '      '  H. B. MAUSETTE  Keremeos St.at.ion.  To Buy Cheap, Pay Cash.  Family Groceries  Fresh and Seasonable  at the  WteemKKWMWMWM*&*Mtt**,X,Vl*>M  3tftiti������;tf������3������3tf������it3������a������3eai3iti������ao������?titft?������aiaritic  x  X  K  x  K  x  S  X  K  x  X  X  K  x  K  x  X  X  THE  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over tho entire district for exccllenco of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.       :   :   :   :  All tho wants of the travelling  public   carefully  attended   to.  X  X  ft  I  X  X  %  X  Cheap Cash Store  MRS. G. B. LYONS.  W^H*^*.^*?***^*?**?***?*^*****?  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Kstate,  Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applieel   For  Under Land  Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insuranco Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  Calgary Fire-insurance Co.  London & Lancashiro Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accielont anel Guarantee Co.  United Wireless Telegraph Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.  C. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   MAY 13, 1909.  The Cost of Carelessness  ,',-' Continued fron Pago One.  and 'at the heads of valleys and '.in'  draws ; and this forest, is consequently  least valuable. ' , It is the timber that  is easy to get at that., the fire here, as  everywhere else, has consumed or  damaged.  The most h6peful aspect . of the  whole case is presented, by the sixty  square  miles of country covered with  ....young growth. The land on which  this young growth is found is "too  high on the hillsides and is too rough,  stony anel gravelly to be fit for agri-  'culture or valuable for grazing." This  young stand eif timber consists largely  of lodgepole pirie, with a-small'proportion of spruce and Douglas fir.  Properly protected, it will in time  come to be of immense value..  The first step  in forestry,   here and  '"��������� everywhere else,   is  to preserve  the  forests that now exist, and so the first  - thing necessary in this region is to  protect the green timber and the  young growth from the fires that have  -been'so.disastrous in the past. This is  the first problem that is engaging the  attention eif the Dominion Forest Ser-  service.  Up to the present fire, protection in  Canadian forests has been: effected  entirely by patrol of the area to be  protected by rangers whose duty it is  to watch for fires and put them out  (and much of the value of such a service lies in the fact that the ranger  can discover and extinguish in its first  1 stages a fire that, left unchecked,  might destroy many thousand dollars'  worth eif timber) and warn travellers  and campers of the clanger of carelessness in the use of fire. This patrol will  no doubt be the basis of the system  finally adopted for this region, supplemented probably by the use of "lookout" and telephones.  .,'e;  When you can get a good lot on the best residential streets  at from $200 to $250 on easy terms of payment.  MAY HOME JOURNAL.  ..<-. The May issue of the Home Journal,  Toronto,  gives abundant evidence of  the   changes   promised   for the new  volume,     "Dear Delightful Dulwich."  by Katherine Hale,  is breezy and inspiring.    "Around  the Hearth" is a  new   department   by   Jennie   Allen  Moore, "Domestic Science in Western  Canada," by Lilian K. Beynon,  is interestingly   reminiscent,   while    the  article "Our Breakfast Beverage," by  M. Gaskell, gives interesting informa  tion  about coffee production and use.  The prizes for the photo contest are  announced in this issue and afford an  interesting     exhibition    of   amateur  photographic art.    The Home Journal  announces for June an increase in size  and a four-colored cover with a four-  page insert   in   tints:-   It   will   be   a  "Quinquennial Number,"  illustrating  the forthcoming   Inter-national  Congress of women tei'be held at Toronto.  A full-page  portrait  eif the  Countess  Aberdeen and. photos of the principal  delegates  will   be   given..   June will  also  be  the  bridal  number and  will  afford many useful hints'as to wedding  methods and customs.  31  -3  ������r  Now, during the quiet months, you might be building a  small house for yourself without much outlay.  ���������s*  e-  in and see what we can do for you.  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y, Ltd  H  R H. FRENCH  Secretary and Manager,  HEDLEY, B. C.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  COPPER!  The Xcw Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK.  ' Vol. VIII. issued May, 1900. contains 1500  pages, with nearly 60 per cent, more matter  than   the   preceding  edition.    The  chapters  with   mine   descriptions   and   on   statistics  have been carefully revised anel the bulk of  the matter therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapter.  COVERING: Copper History, Geology.  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining,  Milling, Leaching, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys', Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries anel Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of Production. Consumption, Imports, Exports, finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is concedeelly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK ON COPREP.  The Copper Handbook contains, in this new  and greatly enlarged edition, about 50 per  cent, more matter than the Bible���������though  not necessarily a better book because of its  greater bulk. It i.s filled with EACTS of vital  nnportanc.0 to  THE INVESTOR  THK SPECULATOR  TH E M ETA LLURGTST  THIS CONSUMER  THE MINER  PRICE: S5.00 in buckram with gilt top, or  ?7.50in full library morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  but order tho book sent you, all carriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not to see tho book aild judge for  yourself of its value to you 1  WHITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  (Hi)   SHELDEN   BUILDING. HOUGHTON,  MICH,  U. S. A. 15  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing imprint of the home office���������is  a valuable aid to the local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town. U Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the community in  which he resides to give him their trade.  me Gazeue jod Department  Is the best equipped of any office in ^the  district, outside of Vernon and the larger  offices in the Boundary :: ::  Largest Type Faces,  Higiiest Grade Paper &  Artistic ftrrangenent  Are the three essentials to good work:  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE!  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters Vc, Vc.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  GEO. KIRBY, Manager.  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage- Line.  KEREflEOS,  B. C.  nasB^^^-^-jt^Mmm  the great Scotch comedian, will  not be in Canada this year, but he  may be heard on the Victor Gram-b-phone and in your  own home. The following Lauder selections are  particularly fine:  52001���������I've Something; in the Bottle  for the Morning.  52002���������1 Love a Lassie.  52003���������Stop Your Tickling, Jock.  52008- Tobermory.  52009 -Killiecrankie.  58001���������The Wedding of Sandy McNab.  The first five selections are 75c eacli and the last one $1.25.  Send for complete catalogue���������free. 41  BERLINER GKAM-O-FHONE CO. OF CANADA LIMITED.      -      -      MONTREAL.  :'   I  ���������  II Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet'plain and colored exhibition poster.  51 No job too small or none too large for us  ���������  I HEDLEY GAZETTE P. &?. 60., Ltd  f  PflLfl6������  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables   HEDLEY, B. C.    IF A good stock of Horses .and Bigs on;  Hand.   1T Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  STAGE LINE  Stage daily, leaving Hedley 8 a. m.  andarrivingat.Kerenieosablla. m.  connecting with Penticton stage  anil Great Northern Railway.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOB   SALE!  Phono 11.  -   INN IS  BROS.  Proprietors.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  '<]  Evernthlng New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, anel Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Tahle.


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