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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISES.  ^Volume IV.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1008.  Number 45.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  '    "        S. 0. L. Co.'s Block  PENTICTON,  B. C.  W. H.T.GAHAN  ' Barrister,   Solicitor,  V' Notary Public, Etc.   -  - .Mukic Block  PEJNTICTON,      -      -      B. C.  J. WT. EDMONDS  Insurance and  General Agent  '  Agent for The Great West Life Insurance Company.  , PENTICTON,  B. C.  {   6I0G*  X-fWW  R. II. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  A. MEG RAW  .NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real .Estate,  Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied  For  Under Land Act and  .     Mineral Act.-  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at; HEDLEY,  B.C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for" Tourist Travel. ���������  Rates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  '&���������  Now growing in our Nurseries for.  the Fall trade:���������'������������������ ���������:    -  ���������  !)0,000 Pcach'Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry, Plumi Prune,'PeaVand Apple ,  ���������in all leading varieties..  '    100,000 Small  Fruits.  10,000 Ornainontal Trees,-in all leading  varieties for B. C.  Strictly home grown and not subject to  danmgo from fumigation.  Stock of Bulbs' to arrive in August from (  Japaii, Franco and Holland.  BeO Supplies, Spray Pumps-, Seeds, Etc.  140-pagc CATALOGUE FREE.  TWO MORE  CRUSHING DEFEATS  ���������Must Tell The Ottawa Government    Tliat   .British  Columbia Demands  Square. Deal  YALE-CARIBOO MD     ��������� , *  KOOTEMY REDEEMED.  These   Two   Constituencies   Say Very  .  Emphatically   What    They   Think  About    Deferred   Elections���������Burrell  v    Beats Ross by J62 and Goodeve Wins  -   ' Out over Smith Curtis by 909.  Vernon, B. C.  Beyond the most sanguine expectations of their friends, Martin Burrell  and A. S. Goodeve, the standard bearers -of the Liberal-Conservatives in  Yale-Cariboo and in Kootenay won  splendid victories on Thursday' November 12th.' ���������        .-    '        y    / ' ,  In-both of tliese. constituencies the  elections should'have, been b'rbiight on  at the same time as the general elections thoroughont the Dominion,  which were held on Oct. 26th, there  being no i-enl or valid reason for the  postponement further than a wish on  the part of the Liberal candidates,  Duncan Ross and Smith Curtis, to  gain an unfair advantage thereby. If  there had ever existed any doubt as to  ability on the pare of the Returning  Officers to fulfil the requirements ofjthe  election act in the matter of posting  proclamations and distributing ballot-  boxes between the cLites set for nomination and election, that doubt was  removed when the ridings of Chicou-  timi.-Saguenny and Gaspe in the  province of Quebec held the nominations five days earlier than the other  nominations. ���������  Immediately after the general elections on Oct. 26th, in which the Laurier Government was sustained tlie  old argument was put forward that it  was useless to have a representative  who was not supporting the party in  power. y  That argument first elected Duncan  Ross in Yale-Cariboo in 1904, but the  trick was tried once top often, for  this time the electors'were disposed to  resent this interference with their right  to have a say along with other electors  in choosing it government for Canada.  ���������������������������'* Four years ago Duncan Ross also  had the assistance of a powerful corporation operatingin the constituency,  the railway contracting firm of  Stewart and Welsh, which circumstance won for him the nick-name*  "member for. Pat Welsh".  This time again  this influence was  exerted   in his behalf and   carried  to  Hedley  -IS 03  Granite Creek  4 2  Princeton  61 31  Aspen Grove .-. 6 17  West Bank     5 11  Kuall     5 11  Tappen  (i l'j  Canoe Creek  11 10  Ivanhoe Mine  1 0  Grand Prairie  29 11  Sa vonas  17 19  Penney's  5 4  Qnesnel Forks  S '.7  Shuswap  15 11  Mara  11 12  Enderby  98 72  Nicola  28 10  Dot  3 9  Eholt  33 9  Ashcroft  43 39  Notch Hill  IS 25  Ducks '. IS 21  Midway  33 25  Lyttoiv  41 11  Spuzzuni  2 4  Three Valley  3  -     4  Wingdam "10 > 9  Texas Creek '.. 6 3  Clinton  23 5  Harper's Camp - (5   ���������    9 '  Alexandria  0 ���������.">  Stanley .   .............. 12 ,-,!//  Barkerville  ..,.,.,....., 41 . ,24  How the Question has been   Solved in  Daly Reduction Co's. Mill.  10 weighing ore in Stamp-mills  Ml  10  0  3  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  10  13  0  1  0  0  6  0  3 j partinents   for   the    practice of 'not  I j weighing ,������������������(, all, or of doing so between  mine and mill, has many serious defects. ��������� It wn'-, iirst intended- to instfill  an automatic system,- as is,advisable  The following interesting'discussion  of the above question appeared in an  illustrated article contributed*by Mr.  F. A. Ross, general manager, to the  Engineering and Mining Journal'. We  regret that'we have not the cuts to  reproduce with the article.  j The stamp-mill of the-Daly 'Redact-'  1 ion Company, Ltd., at Hedley B. C,  is, perhaps the only large plant today  in which the ore is weighed immediately behind the batteries. In this  mill T determined to-carry out certain  ideas, long entertained, regarding the  proper point at which scales should be  located to ohtaiu best results in all-de-  uiaterial  i,-  to   be   weighed, but the"  (    ��������� ,   1   >        ' ���������    '  , ���������'.  ��������� j-  ,     !���������>���������    f   , -  'cost andrtime lcuuired for installing  caused t,ie u-e 01 a hopper-scales Icar  ruiiiiiUi- iiV?-?''!i''ir.H';i<' \  lpon  ,S!l'i  11  (Mil,  consideration. When head-samples  are taken at the feeders and the ore is  weighed at any point between the  mine and the. breakers it is impossible  toaniveatan accurate valuation of  the ore being milled, for the ore that  is weighed to day will not reach the  feeders until to morrow, or the day  after, or even next month, occording  to the size'of the" ba'tteVybins. There-  fore, any given sample fails to represent a known weight of ore, and all  calculations regarding the value of the  ore going to the stamps, tlie concen-  tra tors and the vats are mere guesswork. .  To be sure, in the case of a cyanide,  plant, following stamps or concentrators, this daily gness may, in the  ���������long run, hit sufficiently close to true  weights to satisfy those that attach  little importance to accuracy in accounting,- but it remains guess work at  best���������souiething that is never excusable. For instance, in our own case  the calculated.tohnage for June, 190S,  came within 0.8 per cent, of the total  wlmrever a c-jintimiqus.stnjavi of any-shou.n hy th{! m-w scales-car, or 2S tons   4. :.i    :       ...     \. :"i i      1...1.   >. 1. . _.-. ~  Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER,   -   B. 6.  K  K  K  at  K  at  at  *  at  at  it  at  st  st  K  at  K  at  at  at  &"  K  HOTEL  HEDLEY  Under   N,ew ' Management  quikt and convenient  Special Attention Given  to the Travelling Public   Rates Moderate   VANDER J. ROSE  Proprietor  X  X  ������  X  X  X  X  X  X  such absurd length that a representative of those contractors is reported  to have" told electors in'Hedley that if  Duncan Ross was not fdected the  railway would stop buildingand would  certainly not '.be built further than  Princeton. The local politicians who  took up this silly cry and peddled it  around among electors in Hedley,  have now an opportunity of realizing  how ridiculous they appear. Before  the advent of this Pat Welsh representative there was not a dollar of Ross  betting money in sight, but immediately after he reached Hedley it was  strongly in evidence, and that it influenced wavering voters here there is  not a. shadow of doubt.  Yale-Cariboo  Greenwood  132  Vernon. 301  Armstrong  173  Penticton '..108  Qnesnel     53  Kamloops     320  Kelowna  152  to  Blue Bell  0  Celesta  2  Cascade  13  Fife  .7  Sumiiierlaiid   97  Peachland  66  Okanagan Landing.. . 23  Pavilion  10  Keremeos  48  o  p?  120  g  n  46  223  40  95  2  49  3  22  lOft  1  luO  87  ��������� 11  10  9  1  8  5  4  4  7S  11  23  3  10  1  0  0  25  15  FraserLake .  ........ 4 2  Stoney.Lake.......... 4 S  115-Mile House........ 9 14  150-Mile House  ll 22  Spehce's Bridge ...... 25 7  Merritt  20 14  Keefcr.'s  3 6  Sicamous  .6 7  Matakwa  9 7  Salmon Ann  70 .79  Phoenix  81 101  North Fork  14 5  North Bend  19 12  Whalen Schoolhouse.. 16 S  Lumby  41 47  Oro Denoro   5 8  Hat Creek  11 .15  Mother Lode..  16 9  Grand Forks  199 97  Burks  3 IS  Sidley  21 S  River Valley  3 4  Stanley Creek  4 S  Soda Creek  7 4  Lillooet  47 15  Stump Lake  8 S  Riski Creek  13 12  Chase...  6 1  Mission Road  16 S  0  0  0  0  0  5  0  0  2  5  SS  7  1  1  2  0  0  23  53  0  0  I)  0  0  0  I)  0  0  0  Election   Notes.  And now there's no member for  Patwelcb.  Princeton and Keremeos certainly  have the laugh on Hedley.  Drop a Burrell ballot in the box and  watch Kellett stop the railroad.  Donner and blitzen ! Vot a. Conservative majority Yale-Cariboo did roll  up !  Continued on Pngo Four.  The Weighing Car  This car has proved satisfactory. It  runs easily upon roller-bearings, delivers a load of 2000 lbs. and weighs  accurately notwithstanding the jarring  of the stamps, for; its beam is dead-  beat. New chutes were cut in the ore-  bin above the regular ones and simple  gate-mechanism make loading easy  and rapid. The car has I wo  hopper-gates that work well and deliver the ore to the feeders through  trap-doors ill the cam-shaft floor.  Head-samples are taken by means of  a. hinged apron hung midway between  the feeder-lip and the hopper of the  mortar. Normally, this apron shoots  the ore into the. mortar, but when  dropped at intervals it deflects the  entire ore-stream into a sample-box.  Each mortar is fitted with one of these  aprons, and each apron is coupled by  a rod to a shaft running the entire  length of the mill and operated by a  lever at one. end thereof. Afc stated  intervals the samples are taken simultaneously by throwing"this lever and  holding it down during 12 drops af the  feed-stamp; thesample taken in24hours  weighs about 2000 lbs. This we find very  satisfactory on an ore that varies greatly in its gold contents, and in which  gold occurs along the cleavage planes  of mispicked crystals, being the only  valuable constituent of the ore except  arsenic, which is saved but not at this  plant.  Advantages of this System  The several advantages of any  inexpensive system of weighing behind the  batteries  become, evident  upon   brief  short in 3837 tons actual weight, We  do not yet know bow fiir the law of  compensation applies but, whether or  tlie cam- not it will make up this difference in a  year's run, there is profit and great  satisfaction in being able to know at  any given moment exactly what is being done.  Weighing before the feeders gives  the mill foreman a constant check upon the performance of each battery,  and enables a close study to be made  of the causes influencing the duty per  stamp. Daily tonnage curves show  clearly the extreme sensitiveness of a  battery to changes of screen, shoes,  dies, water supply, rock, etc.  With an ore of extriiordinnry  hardness and with cost of supplies high we  have found it impracticable to use cast-  iron dies, although they wo.uld increase  our tonnage by wearing  more  evenly'-,  under   steel    shoes.     We. plane   the  special chrome-steel dies as soon  as  pitted, having found  this, by far the  most economical thing to do.   As soon  as a pitted die is replaced-by''a planed  one the tonnage-curve jumps up sharply ; but it falls just as readily  when  a  new screen is put  in. or  water fails,'  stamps grow light or dies become pitted. ��������� '������������������'������������������ '''"���������������������������;��������� ���������:.-��������� ���������   ;������������������" ^ ���������������������������;'.  The benefit'of weighing  behind������the:  batteries do not end at  the batteries.; ���������  they extend to thei concentrators and  down to the cyanide vats,- giving accurate (lata on the tonage passed-from   ���������  oiie step in the process to .another,  as  well as upon the performance of: each  unit in the system. ' Moreover, experimental tests under differing conditions  are   easily    made  at" any time  with  single, batteries without in any  way  interfering with the rest of the plant.  This is a valuable feature where improvement is desired.  Any method oj calculating tonnage .  from weights of wet samples taken  froin vats or slime-tanks is curtain to  be more or less misleading ; therefore,  this question of weighing behind the  batteries deserves the careful consideration,of all millmen, .even if some"  may'decry it as unnecessary. Since,  trying it in practice the'writer is more  than ever convinced that it is the only  way', and that the benefits derived  from such a system must more than'  counterbalance the slight extra cost of  providing therefore, especially if the  system be made as nearly automatic  as possible.  CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER  And   Gets  Twenty-five   Years   In  Penitentiary.  the  Andet'son tbe Dane who shot Lay-  ton at Vernon' in August last, was  tried last week at the Vernon assizes  before Mr Justice Martin and found  guilty of manslaughter. His Honor  sentenced the prisoner to' 25 years in  tbe penitentiary. .:  Mr. Burrell's Thanks!  ���������o-^���������  Grand Forks, Nov.  13th, 1!)0������.  To A. Mograw, S  Secy. bili.-Conservativc Assoc. ,t>  Hedley. k  Siuiilktuuccn (lklK-)lcnrtidl.v.   Kxpi-o.-s ������  our appreciation to our friends. ^i  Martin Burrel!. 1 -TIIK , Hl:A\\MY,QA7AlTni, NOVEMBER. 19, 1908.  M.4i* s*"-ttli-dW -V^tf 1  %&)  ������n������l  Similkameen Advertiser.  Is������iii!'l on Thursdays, by tho Hkolkv GA/.K-n>  i'RLMTNO AND i'Ulll.IHUlNO CJOMl'ANV,  bi.MiTKO.  at Hedley,  H. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vein-    "   ( United States)    Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1*2 linen to tho Inch. ���������  Load Notices���������-Certificates of improvement. etc.  $7.00 for 60-day notices, and 85.00 for :;0-dny  notices. ,  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one.  inch, 3U>0 for one insertion, 25 ceiits for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line fdi- first insertion and 5  cents per lino for each subsequent insertion.  Transient-' payable in advanco.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per mouth  *51.-!S; over 1 inch and up to 1 inches. $1.00  per ineli per month. To constant advertisers  t-ilcintjr larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will be siven of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  '   Advertisements will bo* changed once every  month if-advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  the   price of composition will bo charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract Advertisements should  bo in tlie ollice by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for 'that week's issuo.  A. MEQRAW, Managing fcdltor.  Full Moon  8th  1   Last quar.  15.  1  If  New Moon  23  First quar.  30.  190S  NOV.  1008  Sun. ft'.on.  Tucs. Wed  . Thu. Fri. Sat.  1       2  3  4  5  6       7  8      9  10  11  12  13     14  15     16  17  IS  19  20     21  22     23  24  25  23  27 .  28  29     30  ���������  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  THE RESULT.  Wliile all Mr. Burrell'sfriends  ���������were 'sanguine that he would  win in Yale-Cariboo, they wei;e  disposed to place the 'majority  anywhere between 250 and 400 ;  but since lie has won out with  such a handsome majority, it  is but natural that one should  look about for the reasons.  Right up to the day of polling  Liberals claimed that if Mr.  Burrel could beat Duncan Boss  he would beat the strongest  man they had in the riding.  If ability alone will make a  candidate strong, they were no  doubt right in claiming Mr.  Ross to be their strongest man  for it is pretty generally eon-  ceded that there is no resident  Liberals uperior to him so far as  ability is concerned, but there  are other things that count as  well as ability and especially  where his opponent is not only  equal but superior toj him in  point of ability.  Unfortunately for Mr. Ross  he developed too many weaknesses during his term of office,  and not least of these was his  blind derotion to party, which  led him to sink tho interests of  his province and his constituency to that of party as he did  in the matter of "better terms,"  the Asiatic exclusion question  and the Alyesworth bill, while  his neglect of duty in failing to  raise his voice in the interests  of so important an industry in  his own constituency as that of  fruit-growing was bound to tell  against him.  But a factor which probably  tended as much as anything else  to weigh against him was when  his personality was placed in  comparison with that of his  opponent. In the House Mr.  Ross was no favorite and succeeded in making more enemies  than friends. He was needlessly offensive and contributed  more than his share towards  lowering the tone of debate, as  may be readily seen from a careful perusal of Hansard. ' On  the platform during the recent  campaign he��������� practipecl..givaU-r  repression of his . natural'tendency to be personal and oMen-  sive than even' he- was-'known to  do before: but he v/as i'oivcd to    J this because of tho gent!<*mnnly  j'corisidernto course  pur-nted  by  .*j2.(K,'.'.his opponent, and that his ������>p-  ponent's record was clean-'and  was therefore unassailable. But  unfortunately this mov earefnl  schooling of himself for ^elf-  preservation was nullified by  several bad tilings done by his  paper the Greenwood Times,  the most conspicuous of whie-h'  was the doctoring up of "that  imaginary group of Hindus and  printing them -by the thousand  to scatter among the electors."  It is true, his supporters in Hedley made use of it and captured  some voters by it, but for every  vote gained hei-e ten were lost  elsewhere, tending to swell his  opponent's majority.  Then it must not Vie lost sight  of that greater questions'-'were  involved in the contest and the  greatest of all was the question  of provincial rights, and in this  great question Mr. Ross'zeal for  his party rather thart his province made him a culprit in, the  eyes of the electors.  So far as the Hedley result is  concerned it is true his friends  assisted by some extraneous aid  made a spurt during the/.last .36  hours and succeeded in getting  for him a majority; but the net  result attained thereby served  only to give the impression  abroad that Hedley js out of  touch with the " general movement for cleaner politics that is  seen by this magnificent majority in the riding as a whole. ,  ,.  ,iyiETEOROLOGICAL.  ������������������!. Tin*-following are the readings show-'  i-njr temperature,   etc.,  for  tho week  i-ii(!in*  Nov  .Nov  a  0  lull  r."  i:{  14  -. 14: "'      y ���������  AT THE MINE.  Maximum  ..' 42  .. 40      ���������-.  '.."'     '28       .  80  ���������11   .    .  ���������12  ������a  Minimum  -'.;' ' 25  18  22  28  30  27  21  Avi'i-nt-rc* mnxinnun temperature37.85  Average minimum. do 24.85  .Won n''t'eiii pent turu 31.33  RailiFa:I for the wenk     .     inches.  Snowfall  OOUKKSl'ONDlifG W'KKK OF LAST YEAlt  ITij-hest maximum temperature 46.  It may be unkind to say "I  told you so", but the Gazette  said of;-Duncan Ross on July  23rd that if the government be  sustained, in the general election  "that circumstance will only he  the Signal for renewed efforts  on the part of Mr. Burrell's  friends to put him at the head  of the poll, in which case Mi\  Ross will have.only, himself to  blame for dragging into the  situation a factor that will render his defeat more humiliating  than it otherwise.would be."  A vorajre  m  ixininm  do  41.28  Lowest minimum  do  23  Avovngi'  minimum  dor  28.  .Menu  do  SU.64  AT Till  : MILL,.  Maximum        Minimum  Nov   8  49  45  ������������������  20  20 '  10  ,   ,  ���������10  , ,  30  11  U  . .  34  12  ���������V.i  m ,  20  .]:-}  &)  , .  18  H  -14  27  Averjige  m<  ixinmm  teinperatur  3 44.28  Aver.igo  minini'im  do  25.85  MlVJl  do  85.08  tlaiufa.lL foi  ��������� the \vw  ���������k  inches  COHl'liSJ'ON'DING  WKKK OK LAST YHAK  ITii-host maximum temperature 53,  A'veraare . do do i        42. L  -'  ���������.   . ������ "' ' ��������� "���������    '" i ' -������<������������������������  Lowest iiiiiiiuuun do 2o.  Average do do 25.71  ���������vT(-*an"V '���������;.      do 33.S5  NOTICE  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  c ���������    DlSTOIOT- OK YALE.  T'AKK NOTICE that K.K. Burr, agent for  \V. A. Burr, of Medley, occupation���������blacksmith, intends to apply for permission to pur-  etiiise the following described hinds :���������  Commencing at a post planted at. the northwest corner of LotNo.-HO:-, then south lOchains ;  thence west20 chain.--; thence north 40 chains;  thence east 20 chains, to. point of; commencement.  W. A BURR.'  Oct. loth, 1B0S.. '���������-... -��������� 13-10  SALES AGENTS WANTED.  SSU.OO per week or 400 nor cent profit. All  samples, stationery, and art catalogue free.  We want one permanent agent in this locality  for tlie largest picture and frame house in  America. Experience unnecessary. We instruct yon.how to sell our.goods and furnish  the capita). If you want a permanent, honorable and-profitable position, write us to-day for  particulars, catalogue and samples.  I'll A NIC W. WILLIAMS COMPAN Y.  1211 W. Taylor St., Chicago, 111.  HOUSE AND"LOT FOR SALE.  The inquiry before Judge  Cassels promises to develop  more sensational features and  will apparently warrant a much  stronger report than that presented to parliament by Messrs  Courtenay, Fyshe and Bazine.  J. H. Watson, K. C, who is  counsel pursuing the iquiry, has  used some very strong language  to characterize some rake-off  transactions that have come to  light.  The Newfoundland election  has been so close that "when the  speaker is taken out the government have no majority left.  Either a new election or a coalition must be the outcome aud  the circumstance may drive the  colony into the Canadian confederation.  It is funny that politicians who will  make such a spread over British preferential tariff, should consider it a  crime for anyone to give temporary  employment to starving British subjects from another part of the Empire,  who had fought and bled for the British cause But then, consistency in  public policy is a restriction that your  average Liberal thinks it unfair to impose upon him.  FOR SALIC at a bargain. Residence and Four  '���������'  Lots, in the Eastern Addition," Hcdloy.���������  Apply to .'.   ��������� ..''..-..  J. L. CALDWKLL.  November (5th, 1!J0S. 44-J  NOTICE.  Certificate ���������of-'. Improvements.-  Tho'-DYNAMITE Mineral Claim, situate in  tlie Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. VVliero located: Near Canip  McKinney.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Henry Nicholson,  Free Minor's Certificate No. B14123, noting  as agent for II. G. Sidley, Free Miner's Certificate No. U 14117, intend, fJOdayrf from tho data  hereof, to apply to tho Mining Recorder for ������  Certificate of Improvements, fi-r.tlio purpotio of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And Further talce 'notice that action, under  Section 37. must bo commenced hoforo tho i������������u-  anco of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of September, A.D. 1WW.  37-10 HENRY NICHOLSON.  The public will await with  interest the decision of the supreme court on the questions  submitted to them, concerning  tenure of Indian lands in this  province.  PEN DRAY'S  No. i Winter  TREESPRAY  Sulphur, Lime 8c Salt.  This Spray is made by directions of  the B. C. Department of Agriculture,  and is strongly recommended by them  for destroying all kinds of pests, sucti  as Oyster Bark Louse, Wooly Aphis,  Cod 1 in Moth, Green Fly, Green Aphis  etc. It will filso kill moss and keep  the trees clean and healthy. Put up  in gallon, half- gallon and one quart  tins, with full directions for using.       F.or Sale* by      J. A. NESBITT  Agent,   -    Penticton, B.C.  1836  THE BANK OF  (90S  British North America  This Bank has a record behind it of nearly three quarters .of  a century of successful banking in Canada, with assets  increasing every year until they now exceed $50,000,000.  TVloney Advanced on reasonable terms. Drafts  bought and sold. Sale Notes cashed or taken for collection. Money Orders and Letters of Credit issued,  payable in the leading cities qf the world.  Escrows in connection with Mining Deals given  special attention.  Hedley Branch,    -   -   L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  SfmiiKameen Vaiieu Saddlery 60.  *     HARNESS and SADDLES  WHIPS, BITS and SPURS  BOOTS and SHOES MADE TO ORDER  Harness Repairs and Boot Repairs Attended to.    First-Class Work  HEDLEY BRANCH,     -     -     J. 6RITGHLEY, Manager  NOTICE.  NOTICK is hereby given that, thirty day*  after date, I, John Jackson, of Hodlojr,  B.C., intend to apply to tho superintendent of  provincial police, F..S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  a renewal of a retail liquor licence for the New  Zealand Hotel, located in Hedley, B. C.  Hedley, B.C., Oct. loth,  JOHN JACKSON.  11)08. ���������'".'. 40-4  NOTICE.  N(  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty -days  after date, I, John Lind, of-Hedloy, B. C,  intond to apply to tho superintendent of "provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor licence for tho Great  Northern Hotel, located in Hedley. B.C.  JOHN LIND.  Hedley, B. C, Oet. 15th, 1808., v (CM  NOTICE.  Nc  'OTICK is hereby given that, thirty days  afterdate, I, Vandcr J. Rose, of Hedley,  B. C, intend to apply to the Kupcrintondont of  provincial police, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor lieencc for tho Hotel  Hedley, located in Hedley, B. O.  VANDER  Hedley, B.-C. Oct. 15th. 1!K)8.  ROSE.  40-1  NOTICE.  "M-OT1CK is hereby crivei  *^   after date, we, Robert  en that, thirty days  ���������������^, .. ~, *v���������-v,rt Herring and Anton  Winkler, of Hedley, B. C. intend to apply to  the superintendent of provincial police, F. S.  Hussey, of Victoria, for "renewal of a retail liquor licence, for tho Grand Union Hotel, located  in Hedley. 11. C.  HERRING & WINKLER.  Hedley. 11. C, Oct. loth, 1908. i������-i  'OTICK is horoby given that, thirty dayi  after date, I, Jame* Wall������c������, of Prinoa-  ton, B.C., intend to apply to the superintendent  of provincial police, F. S. Hiiwcy, ������f Victoria,  for renewal of a retail liquor licence for the  Princeton Hotel, located at Princeton, B. C.  JAMES WALLACE.  Princeton, B. C. bet. 15th, 1908. 40-4  NOTICE.  "M'OTICE is hereby given that, thirty dayu  *V after date, we, Geo. A. Goldsbroujrh and  Amy A. Worgaii, of Allison, B.C., intend to ap-  tof       --���������������������������-     -    -    -   ply to tho superintendent of provincial police.  F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail  liquor licence for the Allison Hotel, located at  Allison, B. C.  GOLUSBROUGH & WORGAN.  Allison, B.C., Oct. I5th, 1008. 10-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE Is hereby given that, thirty days  after date, we, W. Arnott and W. B.  Hine, of Okanagan Falls. B. C��������� intend.toa--ply   .  . . o anr.  to tho superintendent of provincial police, F.  Hussey, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail  liquor licence for the Alexandra Hotel, Iocatod  at Okanagan Falls, B. C.  Okanagan Falls, B.C.  ARNOTT & HINE.  Oct. 15th, 190S.       -J0-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby  after duUa I,  bridge, B. C.  ,  fe. ��������� ���������... ���������..���������,���������, thirty days  A.D. Broonifleld. of West-.  given. that  .   .     . D. Broonir    . _...  !., intend to apply to the superinten-  provineial. police, F. S. Hussey, of  at West-  tendont of  Victoria, for renewal of a retail It  NOTICE.  NOTICE is horeby given that, thirty day*  after date, I, W. T. Atherton, of Hodlcy.  B. C, intend to apply to tbe superintendent of  provincial poliee, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor licence for the Hotel  Similkamoen, located in Hodley, B, C.  W. T. ATHERTON.  Hedloy, B.C., Oct. loth, 1908. 40-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is horeby given that, thirty days  after date, 1. E. A. C. Sttidd, intend to  apply to the supurinfcondentof provincial polico,  ������. 9. Hussey, of Victoria, for a retail liquor  licence for tho Commercial Hotel. Iocatod in  Hedley, B.C.  E. A. C. STUDD.  Hodley, B. C, Oct. 15th, 11)08. i  10-1  NOTICE.  Is hereby given that, thirty  1, Thos. Bradshaw, of Fifteen  duyn  MOTICK  *���������     after date, .. . . . .  Mile, 11 C, intend to apply the superintendent  of provincial police. F. S. Hussey, of Victoria,  for renewal of u retail liquor liconce for Brad-  ahftvr'x Hotel, located at Fifteen Mllo, B. C.  THOS; BRADSHAW.'  fifteen Mile, B. C, Oct 15th, 1908. 40-4  NOTICE.  estbridge Hq^el,   locat  bridge, B. C. '.���������"*'���������'  A. D. BROOMFIELD.  Westbridge. B.C., Oct. 15th, 1906. 10-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby ������l-ren that, thirty day*  after data. I. H. S. PHtendrirh, of Rock  Creole, B. C, intend to apply to the auperinten-  dont of provincial poIiM, F. S. Humey. of Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor licence for  the Rook Creek Hotel,' located at Rock Creek.  H. 8, PITTENDRIGH.  Rook Crock. B.C.. Oct. 13th, 1908. 10-4  NOTICE.  NOTICE in hereby clren that, thirty days  after date, I, R. O. Sldlar.r ������f Sidlay, B.C.,  intend to apply to the auparintandeiit of provincial poliba, F. St Huaaay, of Tietoria, for renewal of a retail liquor licence for the Mountain  View Hotel, located at Sidlay, B. C  Sidle* B. C. Oet 1Mb. 1H&  H. 0.  SIDLE Y.  40-4  NOTICE.  TaOTICE is horeby given that, thirty days  x^ after date, I, John Cosgrore, of liedley,  B. C, intend to apply to the superintendent of  provincial polico, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor licence for the Park  Hotel, located on the SIniilkamoen river four  miles west of Hodley, B. C.  ��������� JOHN COSGROVK.  Hedley, B. C, Oct. 15th, 1908. 10-4  NOTICK la heraby jriven that, thirty days ���������  after date. I, Ituj-k Cameron, of Camp  McKinney, B.C., Id tend U������ apply to the superintendent of provincial police, 1*. H. Huasoy, of  Victoria, for ��������� retail liquor licence for the  Camp McKinney Hotel, located at Camp Mc-  Klnnoy, B. O...  ..   ���������   '  HUGH CAMERON.  Camp McKinney, B.C., Oet ldth. IK*.    . 41-4   ..  NOTICE.  hereby olTen ihafc, thirty dayg  "   ".3. Mcl^acn, of Brideville  NOTICE.  ���������M'OTICE is hereby given that, thirty daya  -1-' after date, I. Harry Jones, of Fairview,  B. C, intend to apply to tho superintendent of  provincial polico, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  ronowal of a retail liquor licence for tho Golden  Gate Hotel, located in Fairview, B. C.  HARRY JONES.  Fairviow, B. C, Oct. 15th, 1908. 40-1  NOTICE.  KrOTICJ" is hereby given that, thirty days  x* after date, I, Evan Morris, of Fairviow,  B. C, intond to apply to the superintendent of  provincial police, V. S. HnsHey, of Victoria, for  ronowal of a retail liquor licence for tho MinorM  Hemo Hotel, located in Fairview, B. C.  EVAN MORRIS.  Fairview, B.C., Oct. loth, 11108. 40-4  NOTICE in  after date, I. S. u. ������    P. O., B. C, intend to applr to the ���������upeWntcn-  dent of provincial police, T. S; Husaby, of Victoria, for renewal of a retail liquor licence for  tho -���������--������������������-  .-t   _  . S; Huseb*  ,���������, ...l .^..,���������.,-. ������^-.~v-.ll liquor licai  lona Hotel, located at fork* of Rock Creek.  JOHN S. McLEAN.  Brideville P.O..B. C, Oct Wth. 1908. "      41-4  NOTICE.  N  B. C��������� intend to  provincial police,  a retail liquor licence for the Granito Crook  Hotel,.located at Granito Creek, B. C.  OTICE is hereby -riven that, thirty days  after date, I, Jno. Gillan, of Granito Creek,  apply to the superintendent of  b. F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  Granito Crook, B.C.  JOHN GILLAN.  , Oct. 15th, 1008. 41-4  NOTICE.  JVTOTICE is horoby given that,  thirty days  ' ^     after date, I, Hugo Campbell, of Ashnola..  B. C, intond to apply to tho superintendent of r  provincial polico, F. S. Hussey, of Victoria, for  renewal of a retail liquor llconco for tho Ashnola Hotel, located in Ashnola, B. C.  HUGH CAMPBELL.  Ashnola, B. C, Oct 15th, 1908. 43-4 THE HKDLEY! (>XZBTTB,'iSiOVB3VfBBd 10, 1908.  ..:a  an-Malatata-ti^atfeMra^  Town and District.  THE  Great Northern^  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.       :   :   :   :  at All tho wants of the travelling 5  ft public   carefully  attended   to. "S  ������ S  -"WKet"*'-'*-''-:-*^^  Grand Union  HoteL _"  HEDLEY, B.C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  Jt A. F. & A. M.  XreOf" REGULAR monthly meetings of  /%jr\ Hedley Lodge No. 4S, A.'F. & A. M.,  ' ^ x are held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hcdloy. 'Visiting  brothrcn are cordially invited to attend.  J. D. BRASS,  W. M.  H. D.  BARNES,  Secretary  PALA6&  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY, B. C.  f A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    If Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'Phone 14.  -   INN IS  BROS.  Proprietors.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  hotel; ;  * ������        ������ * *        .  JOHN JACKSON' Proprietor  . Geo. M. Gilbert is still in England  and does not expect to be back before  spriug.    '  '������������������ H. A. Hincks'' and HoMer McLenii  succeeded in bringing down a buck  this week.  William Matthew's friends are  pleased to see him about again after  his recent severe illness^   ��������� ��������� < ��������� -, .'"'  Foreman H.'C.'Pollock has twelve  men working on the Pollock, and good  progress is being   made. '  J. .T. Marks moved up to the Hummingbird last week where he intends  doing some development work this  winter.  It is reported that the Richter hoys  at Keremeos got after a band of four  mountain goats last week and succeeded in getting four of them.  The warm support given by the  Nelson Daily News to the candidntive  of Martin'Burrell was appreciated by  Conservatives in Yale-Cariboo.  A. Winkler of the Grand Union was  confined to his room for several days.  A bad cold wiis the cause, but he is on  the miend and will soon be around  again.  Harry Swan returned from Keremeos on Monday's stage and is having a  hunt this week. It would never do to  let the deer season pass without him  getting a buck or two.  . Narcisse Susanne an Indian boy  died on Sunday of peritonis and acute  tuberculocis at Chief Charlie Allison's,  where he had been taken about a  mouth ago to be better cared for.  Duncan Woods returned from Siuii-  merland this week, intensely gratified  with the result in Yale-Carihoo. Although, sfcill a Liberal he wants to see  the party in Yale-Cariboo purged of  Rossism.  Everything New. an(P First-Class  Bar supplied, with the Choicest  Liquors*and Cigars, aiid Special  Atteution   paid   to   the   Tabic.  THE "MODEL"  LIVERYSfABLE  Princeton, B.C.  TIIK FINEST TURNOUTS IN THE COUNTRY  EXTRA WELL FITTED FOR LONG DRIVES  Broomfield & Garrison  PROPRIETORS  4������aYkal3ft*a1a1ata1at������1al������tat������t^k������t<������������-l������;a1������tataliQ  ���������f ������"V  5 x  X  X  Great Northern  Hbtel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Tablo and  bar   first - class. , Rates  moderate  X  X  X  3  X  '*!  X  X  at JOHN LIND,  Proprietor        .g  When   writing    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette*  That awful lay-over at Oroville 1  How it makes travellers roar! In addition to the loss of time there are  other ills thatL'exasperatey them. And  who wouldn't roar if things are half as  bad as they are described ?  The Nickel Plate was closed down  on Thursday last to enable the miners  to attend the funeral.of the late Wru.  West. Bev. J. Thurburn-Conn conducted the burial service and the funeral was largely attended.  For the past three weeks or more  there has been no rain in this valley,  and with the large amount of teaming  on the roads, there are places between  here and Keremeos.where the wheels  sink to the axles in dry dust.  The new bridge' over Twenty mile  creek on Haynes street has been open  for traffic since Saturday last. It is a  substantial structure that should last  a good many years and carry any  weight Jhat may -be required of it.  ' Now is the time to look after your  stove pipes. . There is nothing' like  starting in'the winter--with the pipes  cleaned out aiid the joints all tight,  for when colder weather comes on,  hotter fires will be apt to. give trouble.  ��������� The- usual crop of hunting accidents  is being harvested. People who blaze  away at anything which they may see  moving in the bush, and find but that  they hare killed a man instead of a  deer, shouldn't be. .allowed to run at  large. ���������  :  Game wardens and constables  should bo on the lookout! for parties  who hunt deer with dogs. Some instance*! of this have been reported  within tho past fortnight, and until!  an exampla is made of some offender  it is likely to go oil        ..'''.'���������  With commendable enterprise, the  Keremeos Trumpet had a fairly complete array of figures showing the result of tho election in Yale-Cariboo.  From the chaotic manner in which  tho returns came in it was no light  task to present the result as completely as it was done in so short a time.  The Gaaette was shown a piece of  ice that may have been as old as  Noah. It was dug but of a bank on  the Similkameen river in one of the  railway cuttings and seemed to form  a cement for angular portions of rock.  The graders met a regular mass of it  which they had to drill and blast out  like ordinary rock.  The recent rise in the Similkameen  river is proving a trifle inconvenient  at some of the fords going over to the  railway camps.- The ford at No. 3  Camp was so deep that the water was  half-way up the box of some of the delivery wagons. Neill's ford is much  shallower and they have been using it  lately, but the road on the other side  of the river between that and camp  No. o is rather rough in places.  IthnsTtfeeh difficult "to" obtain full  election returns, and more difficult to  get them in shape to.show how the  vote stood-by ridings. It is known,  however, that Barrel! obtained a majority in every provincial constituency  that goes to make up Yale-Cariboo.  When the ballot-boxes are all in and  the Returning Officer makes his official  statement, the result will then likely  be shown with each provincial riding'  separate.  .Okanagan Lake points are making a  hard kick ab present because the  C. P. E. have discontinued tho daily  boat. This brings them down to three  mails a week. The matter doesn't ef  feet us here, for when the daily boat  was. running, the P������0. department  wouldn't give a daily, mail service between Penticton and the Similkameen  and as a result wo got mail only three  times a week from points up tin* lake  anyway. As long as Jim Hill runs  daily trains into the Similkameen we  will possess our souls in patience.  Mr. Beringer, a deaf mute, was in  Hedley on Tuesday soliciting orders  for pillow cushions ' hand-painted by  himself, his wife and daughter. The  covers were works of art. He bears  testimonials from Supt Mathesou of the  Deaf and Dumb Institute, Belleville,  and permits from police-offices in various towns where he had solicited  orders. This is his first trip into B. C.  and he has tbe artistic eye to drink in  the beauties of nature lying all about  him���������beauties which will doubtless ere  long be transferred to his canvas.  The Bank of B. N. A. are first in the  field with calendar for 1900 and it is  certainly a good one, combining as it  does artistic beauty with utility. On  it is the bank's coat of arms, tlie coloring being rich and attractive. It .covers two years and one month having  tabs for each month from December  1908 to December 1910 inclusive. Then  there is a page devoted to postal information, one also giving a list of  branches with the^names of managers,  and a page showing the bank holidays  for the two years.  \  FRESH FROM THE MILLS  A CARLOAD OF  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD  FLOUR  <  JUST RECEIVED AT  Shatfords  t  C. P. R. OFFICIALS COMING.  To Examine Route Between Nicola and  Penticton.���������Some Think It Looks  Like Construction.  An inspection to be made next week  by C.-P. R. officials of the route  which was last summer surveyed between Coutlee and Penticton is looked  upon in some quarters as beiug significant of a possible start of construction on this line during the coming year.  It was learned to-day that Mr. R.  Marpole, general executive assistant of  the C. P. R., will leave next Monday  to go over the route in company with  Mr. H. J. Catixbi, consulting engi_  neer, and Mr. H. E. Carry, the engineer who directed the survey work  last summer. This surrey was started  in April, and lasted until the close of  October, the distance covered being in  the neighborhood of 180 miles,  " Messrs. Marpole, Cambie and Carry  will proceed from Vancouver to Coutlee on the Spences Bridge branch line,  and from there they will drive orer  the. entire distance to Penticton, near  the foot of Okanagan lake.  The exact route of the line is of  course a secret, but it is generally  known that the Coldwater rirer will  be followed for some distance south  of Coutlee, and that the line will pass  quite close to Summerland, on Okanagan Lake.  The inspection of tho route, on  which .it is said exceptionally fine  grades have been secured, will occupy  about one week's time.  Mr. Marpole left for Victoria this  afternoon on business, and will return  either to-morrow or Sunday.  Fresh Fruits, Nuts and Peels for   *  your Xmas Cake and Pudding.  NEW GOQDS ARRIVING ALMOST. DAILY  Shatfords, Ltd.  atfeatataftaftatatatalalatatfe^^  X   ; WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  ���������v-r--., .     5  S  I   Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  I  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  at  i  at  at  CALL UP PHONE INLo. 5  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO.  SL J)o EB>M������Sm  HP'  x  x  X  X  A  1  l*&*-^������a->atlg'>--'*K^  NOTICE  for permission . to .transfer the,, licenso of the  Granito Crook Hotel to John Gilliui.  ,- CHAS. DKBARRO.  Granite Creok, Oct. 15th, 1308. 42-4  e  NOTICE  ]������������JOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  1" from date. I, Joan M. Smith, of Bcavor-  dell, B. C; Intend to apply to the Superintendent of Provincial Police, F. S. Hussey. of  Victoria, for a retail liquor iiceiiBo for Smith's  Hotel, located in Bearerdoll, B. C.  JOAN M. SMITH  Boaverdcll. B, C.. Nov. 3rd. 1908. 44-1  NOTICE  IMITATING THEIR MASTERS.  Some Underlings in the Civil Service  Ottawa do a Little   Trading on  their own Account  at  *\rOTlCE in horoby given that. thirty-dayn  1 ~ aftor date. I, C. H. Thomas, intend to  apply to tho Superintendent of Provincial  Polico, K. S. HusKcy, of Victoria, for a retail  liquor llconwo for the Myncanter Hotel, situated  at Myncastor 11. C.  .C.H.THOMAS..  November 10th. 1008. .    45-4  lEe Fall Term.will begin on  Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1906  College    Matriculation, , junior.  and senior; Commercial Course;  Stenography" and Typewriting ;  Vocal and Instrumental Music.  For furthar particular,)  address the  Principal,'  Everett* W. Sawyer  SUMMER.LAN1>, B. C.     ���������  (Western A.saooiatod Proas)  OTTAWA. Nov. 13���������A notice has  been posted in the interior department  to the effect that employees discorered  dealings in veterans' land grants will  be visited with instant dismissal from  the government service. It was discovered that .some speculative civil  servants were inclined to do some trading with veterans in the way of buying scrip on their own account.  One civil servant discovered that a  South African veteran was ill in the  hospital and hard up. This one had  asked the department.for. $160 instead  of the land warrant awarded, because  he wanted the money. The employee  of the interior department went to the  hospital and told tho veteran he was  in a position to allow his request and  get him a land warrant which he  could sell for $500, $'250 of this to be a  solatium for the information. The  ���������eteran however, got out of the hospital in time to discover that land  grants were worth double the amount  and that he was being worked by the  civil servant, This affair is now before the deputy minster.  NOTICE.  CHINESE COURT MOURNS.  The Emperor Dies on November ioih and  Dowager Empress Four Days Later.  Emperor Kuang Hsi of the Mancheu  dynastey died on November 10th. He  succeeded to the throne, in 1875 at the  tender age of four years and has been  all his life dominated by his mother  the Empress-dowager Tshu-Hsi.  On the death of the Emperor the  aged Empress-dowager swooned and  never seemed to recover from the  shock.  SIMILKAMKKX I-ANI.l'DISTRICT.  Disthict qv Yai.m.  "TAK*: NOTICK that ���������Hubert. J. W. Greeu, of  *      I Torn Lake, occupation -farmer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands :���������  Commencing at a post plunwd W chains east  of tho S. W. corner of V. P. Howard's P. R. No.  4037; thence east 10 chains: fclionoe 'south 10'  chains: thence west III chains; thone-. north 40  chains to point of commencement, and contain-'  ing 160 acres more o. less.  HumsuT J. W. GREKN.  September 21st, 1008. &f-10  Try.  .vwv>NO<l"tfK9k.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating. THE   HBDLEY   GAZETTE,   NOVEMBER ,19 1908.  NOTICE  - The Annual-General.meeting of the  Hedley General Hospital Society, fot-  rficeiving of reports, election of directors a'nd other business, will be'held on  November 23rd, ������t S:00 p. in., in Fraternity Hull.  ' F. H. Froiich,  . ��������� Sec'y  Continued fi'oui 1 'litre One  Tho ,rninor that  Duncan Ross bus  denniiiilcd a re-count lucks confirmation.  Bnnmrcl, Bni-rcll, C'ownn," Gnodove,'  Taylor,���������thnL's a likely bunch of colts  .from ��������� 1'. ('.!  It is now up to Pat Welch to build  the railroad past Princeton so quick  .11 u*y won't see it going.  That Princeton vote was Princeton's  sins'w-ei- for its telephone treatment as  wpII a^ its opinion of Duncan Ross'  methods of (.vimpaigning-. ',-.���������������������������  And now that tb������ ' election is over  the 0. P. It. and the, Liberals have  both quit talking about building- between Midway and Poritictoh.   .���������  Plow does Bro. Wright of the. Star  expect to gather in that '$������() printing  bill when ho helped to kill tho gooso  that laid all DuncaiiV golden eggs?  Now that .1 ndgt* Oassells has jrot his  hand in, it might bo well for  him  to  ���������investigate the. postal business in Ya.le  Cariboo  .during the past two months.  When watching for the  railroad   to  .   stop building,    don't forget   to keep  your   eye  skinned   for SinitlrCurtis'  '���������furniture.     He's   expected  ,t<>   move  again one of these fine days.  When Sir. Burrell'? friends .in Greenwood   claimed  chat  they   would  beat  Mr. Rot* in his own town,   everybody,  thought they were  ioking,   but evidently they are practical jokers.  When Ivollet presented the iiltima-  'tum."no Ross, no railroad building  past Princeton" tho,long-headed electors up there didn't do a thing but  tuni ble, for tha t was right in ��������� -their  mitt.  Who paid the postage, on all those <$>  demi-scmi Okanagan!- with which the  riding was flooded? Tf it didn't come  out of the "reptile fund" lliet'i Duncan  Boss should hare held on to his shekels. Or perhaps free transmission was  Postmaster-general Lemumx's contribution.  That 23 majority in Kereineos looks  as if Jolm Oliver's efforts at "making  the worse appear the be.t'ter reason"  are about as futile in the-dry belt as  they were among the web-footers of  the Delta, who, on Oct. 2o'th, contributed 2153 towards J. D. Taylor's 700 majority in Westminster riding;  With the telephone and the postal  system both knocking him, Martin  Burrell was up against a. big handicap;  It took a parcel of "Facts for the  People" sixteen days to get from Kam-  . loops to Hedley, and Martin Burrell's  letter'to the electors, mailed in Kamloops on November 5th hasn't got here  ' yet. We're a long suffering people-  Boundary papers supporting Ross  took care that the Hindu picture did  not lind its way into their'columns  even if they did enclose it in the- form  of leaflets; but it remained for two  'bedraggled sluts' of journalism like the  Kamloops Sentinel and the dorni-semi-  Okanagan to besmear themselves, with  a blot in a form that will stick.  Those who claimed that li. G. Sid-  ley is not a political factor.- on Anarchist Mountain are certainly out in  their reckoning, as the figures from  that poll will amply show. Four years  ago, when Mr. Sidluy was supporting  Ross, tho vote was 27 Ross, 5 Burrell,  or over five to one for Ross. This time  with Sicllcy opposed it is 21 Burrell  and S Boss.  Just 5301 voles polled by Bunting in  Yale-Cariboo���������only about* 8 percent of  the total vote cast. Wouldn't it have  been better for Parker Williams to  have given all his time to the Nanaimo  election where there would have been  some chance of doing something, instead of wasting his time and the  money of hard-working men, in monkeying with Yale-Cariboo?  Any bib of sympathy which might  have gone out to Duncan Itosn because  of the complete turn down that has  been given him has been killed by the  printing of that beastly Hindu picture-  in his print shop. And those of his  supporters who used it either by displaying it in their places of business  or carrying it around to workmen in  an endeavor to influence votes thereby  did a low thing, the stigma of which  will stay by them for many a long  day.  t  Is  A  And  Will  Make  Hedley  is the supply 'point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in  Canada���������and many other  promising mines,and prospects.  centre of the  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  It is the mining and business  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of    *    .  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  Scott Ave.  (main st.)  .......... .$400 to $600  Other Streets.   ...  ....$200 to.$400.  ...:terms...  ^msssmasBB  n^;------^a-wi^  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  and 6 months, with  interest at the rate  of 6, per cent.  Purchase a Sew lots before the Railway  For jPul'i' Particulars, TVieijbs E������to.,  -APPLY   TO-  L. W. 5HATF0RD,  Secretary and flanager,  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager..  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters-of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-.  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREflEOS,  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing imprint of the home office���������is  a valuable aid to tlie.local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town H Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the community-in  which he resides to give him their trade  Tlie Gazette jod Department  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district, outside of -Vernon and the  larger offices in tlie Boundary       ::       :: '  Latest Type Faces,  Hioli Grade Paper k  flrtistte Arrangement  Are the three essentials to good work :  ���������  t  "When in Keremeos  STOP AT  TWEDDLE <������. REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  wxmsmmm  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters, ������Vc, Vc.  II Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition poster  U No job too small or none too large for us  SHUHBEl  I  HEDLEY GAZETTE P. & P. 60.. Ltd.  I  wiR-jr ���������'"-������������������ ������������������  W*W/i ������������������',  X0e mdbz orjgM hzs^m.^Zmc&iti-  ii$,*rtalf)Dne8 en Zinc er (foppeinV'  ���������>ur wfo i?-strictly ftMl'dlaastftf''  (ftiir prices areloaw fflrtfoanme-,  gualifa/ of &ofa tfinn. ciswoWi" :fl ���������<? v?  JEWt Itike sur mrh farH #**"*��������� ������enft us a  trial Brder^fllhepWe,*- prove '*{ >*/*>* v*  %S.  ?.<z>  .'���������i'jfflicaauapss-  .������������������fff-t-  "wrcas:*:  I  $  f!  m

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