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Array AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. II.  'No. 43.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8,   1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN bank  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  GRANBY IN THE SIMILKAMEEN.  The   Bigf   Boundary Concern  Bonds a  Group on   Bear Creek.  HEAD  OFFICE.  B. E. WALKER, General Manager  TORONTO  ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN  THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  BANKING   BY  MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch  of the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits  made or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid  to out-of-town accounts.  Penticton Branch J. M. Christie,  Manager.  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer,.  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  tlEDLEY,      :      :      :      :       B.C.  RIFLE MATCH.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  ���������Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Poaver or Light  Another shoot of the Hedley Rifle  Association avhs pulled off this week,  when the scores ranged all the way  through the gamut of good, bad and  indifferent. The cup and medal have  again changed hands, being Avon this  time by F. M. Gillespie, who piled on  a score of 65 points, out of a possible  75. The medal was this time awarded  on the 200 and 300 .yard ranges. In  this shoot three competitors reached  the (JO mark or 80 per cent, of the  possible.  The man nor in Avhich the cup and  medal have been passing about among  the competitors should stimulate the  interest in the events among members  of the Association, of whom it is  hoped that all will endeavor to be not  only members, but competitors.  The following scores Avere made,  HORACE F. EVANS  GEOLOGIST  (College of Liberal Arts)  Will report on geologic conditions in the  \-jcinity of Nickel Plate Mine, and Similkameen country generally. : : Dependable  and disinterested reports furnished.  HEDLEY,  B. C.  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  200  300  400      Total  F. M. Gillespie  22  19  '24 ��������� 65  L. C. W. Rolls  21  17  24 ��������� 62  E. D. Boeing  22  17  22���������61  F. H. French  22  18  20 ��������� 59  T. D. Pickard  22  16  12 ��������� 50  H. R. SAvan  18  11  17 ��������� 46  J. E. Gibbon  22  9  14 ��������� 45  H. A.Whillans  19  9  17 ��������� 45  A. Megraw  13  13  11 ��������� 37  Dr. MeEwen  9  13  6 ��������� 28  RACK-LAYERS MOVE  SLOWLY  Too Little Steel and Too Much Booze  are Among the Causes to  Account For It.  A.  MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  Conveyancer.  Real Estate,  Mines.  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under  Land   Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Eire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY,   B.   C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o-.-  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:0:-  MINES eindi  RBAL>   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel,  llatcs Moderate.  A. Baknks, Prop.        Pkntigton, B.C.  (Molson Independent Oct. 26th )  Slowly but surely the railroad Avork  in  this'vicinity is progressing.   The  past week has been one of many setbacks and discouraging delays to the  contractors-and engineers, yet a reasonable amount of Avork has been accomplished.     Saturday   was pay-day  and a certain per cent, of the men had  to get rid of their money before they  Avould go back to Avork again.   The  collision Avhich occurred at Michvay  last Aveck disabled one of the engines  used in carrying supplies to this point  and this handicapped the supply train.  A further hindrance Avas the shortage  of steel which  kept  the traeklaving  creAV idle tAvo days.    But in  spite of  all these handicaps, the steel  is now  laid to a point some distance beyond  the big loop at Circle City.   The contractors  are   exceedingly anxious to  get below the heavy sooav line before  winter sets in, and in all probability  they Avill do so if they lntve a feAV days  more of good Avea ther.  The ballasting gang are iioav making  their headquarters at Molson, but the  road is not completed within about  two miles of this point. A steam  shovel Avas brought in Tuesday and  the new gravel pit at McDoAvell's place  has been opened. It has proven to be  a fine quality for ballasting and it is  said Avill be used on most of the road  betAveen here and OroArille.  The permanent water tank has been  completed but has not yet been put  into use. Work of digging a deep  Avell on the station grounds has been  abandoned OAving to the quicksand  encountered at a 'depth of about nine  feet. The bottom of the Avell is considerably beloAV the surface of the lake,  however, and it AA'as decided to make  an intake from the lake and thus  supply the needs of the railroad company.  The Phoenix Pioneer obtained from  Jay P. Graves the information of recent purchases of property made by  the Granby Company.' Mr. Graves  said: '*In pursuance Avith the policy  of extension and expansion decided on  by the board tAvq or three years ago,  we have steadily been acquiring more  mining property up to the present, so  long as the prices Avere what we con-,  sidered reasonable. We have closed  up deals for and purchased outright  eight mineral claims adjoining,0r near  the present Granby group, and have  spent approximately $50,000 in these  purchases in the last few ;.weeks.' The  claims bought are the Gem fraction.  Aetna fraction, Monarch fraction, Toboggan, Black Bear fraction,, Midway,  Curlew and King of the Hills. Some  of these as the-names indicate, are  small fractions, and all lie on the east  side of the camp, in which direction  we are doing 'extensive development  uow."  Those Avho benefited as registered  owners by the sale referred to above  were John Mulligan, J. J. Bassett, C.  Sydney Johnson, Harry Morgan, J.  Lunelle, Robert Densler, and Jas Gre-  den.  Mr. Graves also stated that the  Granby Co. had taken a bond on the  Independence group ,of ten copper  claims in the Similkameen, which'-are  located on the divide, oh the other  side of Princeton, and directly on the  surveyed route of the coast extension  of the Great Northern's V. V. & E,  raihvay.  " The' vein on this group has been  traced for over a thousand feet, and  lies in a schist and granite formation.  But little development has been done  on these claims as yet, owing to their  remoteness from transportation, there  being a 40-foot shaft and some surface  work. The ore is of low grade, Avith  chutes of high grade copper, the Avhole  carrying some gold and silver���������seemingly much like the ore of the Granby  group proper   in   Phoenix   camp.   A  force  of men is now at   the   claims,  building  cabins,   etc., and  preparing  for development all winter.  The Independence group of ten claims  Avas located some years ago by John  Holm, Nels Jonson and Ohas. Herring, all Avell known in Phoenix, on  behalf of themselves and associates.  The. properties are situated at the  head waters of Bear Creek, a tributary  of the Tulameen river, and are about 25  miles from Princeton, at an elevation  of 5,500 feet. Albert Johnson will  have immediate, charge of development  Avork this Avinter, and it is the intention to drive a 600 ft tunnel to tap the  lead at depth.  MINERAL STATISTICS  Horace; F.   Evans  Furnishes  Some Mineral Statistics of  Operations in Australia.  To Stimulate, Not Disparge  The Mining Industry In British Columbia  ���������Lode  Mining  As An   Industry���������  Though Still Young- in Canada,  Is   Nevertheless   Making  Wonderful Progress.  HEDLEYITES WITNESS WRECK  Rev. C. E. Docksteader Takes a H and  In the Rescue of Survivors of  the Ill-Fated  "Skagit."  continent  to your readers.  A feAA������ statistical facts of a mineral  character from the island  may be . of interest  These are not given0 to you for the  purpose of disparagement, but 'rather  to stimulate British Columbians to  further effort in the matter of mineral  production.  The Financial NeAvs of London is  my authority.  In 10 years Westralia has recovered  minerals amounting in value to ������61,-  000,000 sterling; New South Wales  ������ 50,000,000; Victoria ������ 33,000,000;  Queensland ������32,000,000, Tasmania ������J4,-  000,000 and South Australia ������5.000,000  sterling.  The copper exports of NeAV South  Wales last year Avere 7,692 tons of  ingots, inatte and' regulus and 630  tons of ore. while during-1904-the export was 6.501 tons and 2.431 tons respectively. The state's total exports  of copper to date cover 129,490 tons of  ingots, matte arid regulus, and' 14,669  tons of ore.  -The total silver, lead and zinc production of the state during the past  three years has been :  1903 1904 1905  Oz. Silycr.(nnc)   8,226,'201   10,696.725   10,285,495  Tons Lead  Tons Zinc  121,999  11,911  165,545  22.617  162,226  31,181  KINGSTON NOW WORKING.  And all Preparations are Being Made for  Vigorous Winter's Work.  F. M.   Wells,  local manager of the  Kingston Gold and Copper Mining Co.  Limited,- has been   busy for  the  past  feAV months getting  things  in  shape  for permanent development operations j  The necessary quarter's for a   crew of I  twenty men have been   completed, al-1  though the force employed this winter  will be less.  The trail is being put in shape to  permit of communication being maintained Avith the town at all times and  supplies taken up as  required.  It is known that the president of the  Company, Mr. YV. A. Marsh who visit  ed Hedley two months ago was well  pleased Avith what he saAv and is now  able to share Avith those on the ground  the confidence that Avith the. necessary  development, and transportation the  Kingston is bound to prove a big  money-maker.  . ���������������������������������.CP������"    Jumbo to Work All Winter.  Messrs. Brodhagen, McKinnon and  Meyer completed their contract on tlie  Jumbo and came doAvn this Aveek.  The results were so gratifying that it  Ira's been decided to continue development all Avinter Avith a creAV of five  men. Operations Avill be resumed  about the tAventy-first of this month.  With the Kingston, this means two  properties outside of the Nickel Plato.  that will be Avorking this Avinter, and  there is strong probability of another.  The tin exports last year covered  1,170 tons of ingots and 786 tons of ore  as against 1,074 tons and 626 tons respectively the previous year. Since  1872 the state has exported 71,374 tons  of ingots and 20,575 tons of ore.  Between 1901 and 1905, NeAVcastle  produced 14,690,909 tons of coal and  South Maitland 2,489,990 tons. Up to  the end of 1905 the southern colliers  have yielded a total output of 23.78S,-  983 tons. .  Silver lead production and export  since 1881 totals 520,398 tons. Avhile  exports have been made since 1889 of  26,712 tons of pig lead, 51,220 tons of  lead carbonates and 298 tons of lead  chlorides.  Last year's miueral production Avas :  Westralia ������ 8,500,000, New South  Wales ������7,000,000, Queensland ������3,700.-  000, Victoria ������ 3,500.000, Tasmania  ������1,700,000, and So. Australia ������650,0001  There are 5,091 men employed in the  state in alluvial gold recovery and  5,218 in gold mining in quartz, or a  total of 10,309. The value of machinery employed is set down at ������875,257.  Zinc in spelter and concentrates has  been exported since 1889 to the amount  of 322,683 tons, although during the  period from 1893 to 1896 exports were  suspended.  Last year 5S8 tons of antimony Avere  obtained, valued at ������5,221. The total  production to date is estimated at  11,913 tons, valued at ������200,634.  In 35 years the population of New  South Wales has increased three fold,  the trade four fold, the revenue five  fold and the railways ten fold.  The coal measures of the state are  said   to   contain   100,000,000,000 tons,  representing a value of ������40,000,000,000.  The state's (line) silver output for  100(5 Avas valued at ������2,065,540 and the  'total output up to 1905 Avas ������39,842.751.'  The gold production during 1905 Avas  12,532,651. ounces and the total production   up   till   the   end   of   1905    was  53.235,286 or..  The Minister of Mines finally estimated that in 50 years the state's three  industries, mineral, pastoral and agricultural, have produced ������900,000,000.  Much valuable information can be  gathered from these facts and figures.  It is only a few years ago that British  Columbia's output from metalliferous  mines Avas nil; to-daAr it is at least  from twenty to twenty-five millions of  dollars. That the mineral industry of  the province is increasing cannot be  doubted, but its increase, if rightly  stimulated by government and by the  enterprise of its people, Avould be phenomenal^ These factors have not been  as much in evidence in British Columbia, as in Australia but Avith advancing  time they will assert themselves and  the mineral industry of British Col-  rnubia Avill take its proper place.  Friends of Rev. C. E. Docksteader  Avill be interested in learning the part  he took in rescuing sailors off the  wrecked barkentine "Skagit,"-which  Avas wrecked hear Glo-oose.  The following extract from a private  letter,   Avritten   by   Mrs.    Hardwick,  gives further details.   The letter says :  "On the 25th, last Thursday morning,  in a fog, a schooner,  three masted,  Avent on the rocks almost at Clo oose,  just around a projecting bluff which  cut oft'our vieAVof her.   The captain  was droAvned and the negro cook, an  old man over 60, died from fright and  exposure.   Eight men got to land, or  rather scrambled above water on the  top of the rocks Avhich really form the  coast line.   Mr. Docksteader had gone  down'to'the Indian village just after  our breakfast, and saw signs of wreckage drifting into the bay.   Hurrying  across Chaquit creek to the big beach,  he was able to see around the point  and saw the wreck.   Coming back and  passing through the village he; went  up to the schooner,  found the eight  men  almost starved, Avith   cold,  and  Avith the help of air Indian got them to  heat and food.    Their ambition A\ras  quite gone and had help not been at  hand the number of deaths, 1 feel sure, .  would   have   been greater.    Mr.  and  Mrs.  Docksteader and  T went up to  the wreck next day at Ioav tide and  Avere'able to walk out to her and view  the  damage,    beside   getting   a few  articles as souvenirs. Sibyl and Farrar  Avent up also and had a scramble over  her.     She was' from  San  Francisco,  running-.without' cargo, simply Avith  provisions.   Her right (starboard) side  Avas   wrecked completely,  the whole  front of it being torn completely out.  The hold was filled with a mass of  broken timbers and the bottom was  broken right through, the cruel rocks  grinning up   through.    At low tide  the Avaves still touched her prow and  Avhile we were on her the tide turned  and one wave came crashing over her  and into her, making her tremble like  a living creature.     We left her and  hurried  home,   as   at  one  point Ave  would.be at the mercy of the tide unless Ave took a trail back through the  tangle of bush  and  trees further inland.   As it was AA-e got back safely,  simply had to Avade on rocks through  about eighteen inches of surf, of course  that eighteen inches represented the  height of water betAveen surges.   Two  of Mr. Docksteader's Indians certainly  deserve great praise, for they Avorked  well arid gave first attention to getting  the poor negro, who.was lying on the  deck Avith his head battered by the  sticks Avashed against the AA'reck by  the sea.   The steamer Salvor came up  and  took   away   the   men,   also   the  negro's body, but found nothing worth  salvaging.  Mr. and Mrs. W. C. McDougall of  Princeton Avere in toAvn this week, the  guests of Mr, and Mrs. J. T. Armstrong.  An error in the little types in Mi'.  Evans' article last week on the .lumho  group, where the Avord "silver" appeared Avhen it should have read "silica," might convey the idea that Ave  Ave re trying to make. Sixteen Mile beat  Cobalt. Mr. Evans is exceedingly careful in his statement of geological facts  and the context would sIioav that he  did not mean to use the word silver,  but these little slips Avill sometimes  occur no matter how careful one is.  Mr. J. K. Campbell  formerly of the.  firm of Campbell <fc Shier left on  Friday' morning for  the  Coast.    During  his stay in Hedley Mr. Campbell made  many Avarm friends avIio are sorry to  see him leave.    Trr going off this  Avay,  he is reA-ersing the orthodox order of  things, for the Campbells  should  be  coming instead of going.    On   Thursday eA'ening when   it became  knoAA'n  that he Avas going  on  the  morning's  stage, some of his friends  organized a  little impromptu sing-song in his honor  at which a good  time  is reported  to  have been spent, and more avouIcI have  been present had they known  sooner,  and had it not been  mail  night.    Mr.  Campbell Avas in Dawson in  the early  days and the  "hire of the Avilds" may  again take him to some   of   the   northern points noAAr attracting attention. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   NOVEMBER 8,   1906;  dbe Ifocdlcp (Bazcttc  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued tin Thursdays, by tlie Hkiii.kv Gazkttk  J'KINTINO A.VII Pl'lll.ISIIINU ClI.MI'ANV,  Li.mitko.  at Hedley, B.C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year   Six Mouths  .82.110  .   1.00  Advertising Rates  Measurement, 12 lines to tlie inch.  of them than if turned out Avith  simply a fund of book lore and  tlie letters M. E. to their names.  Some may find fault with the  rich province of Ontario for going into such enterprise, on the  | ground  that   the state   sho'ulcl  leave all this to private concerns  ias an   incentive for  individual  ��������� effort, but Ontario has a radical  administration that is not looking for precedents   upon   which  to base all-its acts, and  all the  other provinces will do  well  to  watch the outcome of these  experiments of 'government operation   of   railways   and mines,  LOCAL NEWS.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  $7.00 for 00-day notices, and $5.00 i'iir.'������)-(!ay  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding: one  inch,- 81.I'D for one insertion. 25 cents for  cacli  sii'usof|tiont Insertion.   Over one ineli,  10 cents per line for.llrst insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion. |  Transients payable in advance.. i  Conira.-.t AilV������rtisu:::3nts- One inch'per month, i  ,    $1.;���������.;'>: over i ��������� inch and up to J indies. Sl.OO  per inch pcrmontli. To constant advertisers |  taking' kirgor space than four inches, on i  ���������application, rates will he given of reduced       .      .   ,       ,    ���������������������������  charges, based on size of'space and length   Went back llOine  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if .-idvcrfciser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  tlie price of composition will be charged at  regular rates. .���������-'������������������  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the 'oliico by noon on Tuesday to .secure  attention for t'nat week's issue.  for it begins to look as if Ona/rio I in his profession  >*oing to make it pay well.  MEGRAW,  JVlana^ir.v: tiditor.  Mr. lieid from ^Helena, Montana,  took charge. last Aveek as foreman of  the stamp mill.  T. D.Pickard came, over from Fair-  view on Sunday, and went up the  river this week.  Geo. R. Gordon, formerly . hook-  keeper of. the Hedley; Lumber Co.,  went to Grand Forks on Wednesday.  He was. going'over-by way of Midvyay.  Mr. Wynne, of Princeton,'is expected here to-day to take the  position  of  assayer, for the I July  Reduction  Co.  Mr. Wynne is  a .skillful  experienced  AA'ho is well to  the  front  He is a- graduate of  | Cambourne and came to this country  ! in connection with the installation  of  the Elmore oil process for tire Le Roi  people at Rossland a few years ago.  A party of Great Northern surveyors  were'in town on Sunday and went out  on Monday morning to report to Chief  Engineer .1. H. Kennedy at Midway.-  They Avere Scott's party that had been  Avorking on the Skagit and Avere called  in. The, other'..party that had been  Avorking farther west On the Skagit,  have in all probability gone out Avest-  Avard....-    ,  BRITISH  BANK OF  NORTH AMERICA  metallurgist.  . nvSMnsBRnar.tKinsntfunx   fCS^^-fj-A  Full Moon  30th  Last (p in r.  '.     0t-.li.  w^m ...  looii  NO'VIS MB KK.  1006  METEOROLOGICAL  Sim.  ftlon. lues  . Wed. Thu. Fri  ��������� oilt.  1       2  3  ���������i  5       6  7       8  .'   1)  .10  ii  12     13  11     15     10  17  is  19     20  21     22     23  21  25  26     27  28     29.   30  PRACTICE WITH THEORY.  The Province of Ontario is on  .a fair Avay to make  a nice  bit  of  money  one  of these   days,  Last week the provincial treasurer was paid  $000,000 as  succession duties on  the  estate  of  the late Geo. Gooderham whose  'will has just gone to probate.  The provinee owns  the Temis-  caniing Railway' whicli is being  operated  at  a   profit, but   the  biggest side line  that  is   being  worked is the  mineral  reserve  in  the   Cobalt   mining   region  which the province has undertaken to exploit and is carrying  out exploratory Avork with, vigor and success.    This reserve is  known   to  contain  deposits  of  undoubted value, and the province in return for the moderate  grants made each year to  the  .mining schools,  is getting  the  benefit  of the  services  of the  students in prospecting and opening  up  the   deposits.      This  may look like doing things on  the cheap, but no matter how it  may look, it is bound  to prove  profitable alike to the  province  and the students. A great drawback, heretofore, at the schools  of mining at Kingston and Toronto  (particularly  the  latter)  was the lack of opportunity for  the students to come in contact  with the conditions that obtain  in   actual   mining    operations.  Kingston    from   a    geological  point of A-iew is fortunate in its  location,   being    built   on    the  Birds-eye and Black River formation    and    within    half   an  hour's walk  of  the crystalline  rocks at Barn'efield, with mine  Avorkings at various points in  in North Hastings within a few  hours ride on  the  K. & P.  and  adjoining brandies; but still the  opportunities for students to see  the  real   thing  in mining and  winning of  ores,  are  small  in  comparison with the advantages  enjoyed by those in  attendance  at such institutions as Freiburg  or Cambourne  or  even  at the  Houghton school in North Michigan  Avhere the   Calumet and  Hecla and other famous copper  mines, are vast  laboratories  of  immense value to the  students  who are  enabled  to profit by  theni   in    obtaining    practical  knowledge along; with the theoretical.      The  weeks  spent by  students of the Ontario  schools  in the provincial reserve of tlie  Cobalt mining field  under  the  supervision of their own professors and directed in their work  by practical  miners, will make  far more valuable mining men  About  two  months  ago   the  member' for   Yale-Cariboo  visited   Penticton    and  when, he  he made some  remarks in the columns  of  his  paper,,   the  Greenwood  Times,  which .went to show: that-while  in Penticton lie had found -more  interest and pleasure'in' contemplation of the political situation  than in the cultivation of fruit  ion the fertile benches of South-,  j ern Okanagan.    Also, the specimen of the genus politician that  interested   him   most Avas his  quondam bete noil*, the socialist. !    The following are the readings shoAV-  In fact the  Penticton   socialists : ing temperature,   etc.,  for the  week  had apparently taken him  into ending. Nov. 3rd :  their confidence, to  the  extent!  of  apprising him    of the fact  they were seriously at logger- j  heads with the socialist  leader'j  HaAvthoruthwaite,     but    they  must have told him some more  or' he   would . not   have   gone j  home bubbling over .with  glee I  at so small an affair as the split  with Hawthornthwaite.   There  Avas (althongh he Avouldnt dare  to say it out in print) an entente  cordiale between his own political bed-fellows and the former-1  ly despised  socialists,   at least {  the    Penticton    contingent   of Nov  them.    He   had   captured   the j  Penticton  socialistic   butter-fly!  and left his hat over it to keep  it there until he brought J. A.  Macdonald there to see it.    The  leader came there  recently to  inspect, but no expert testimony  has yet been given out by him  as to the A'alue   placed   on   it.  Mi. Ross is particularly anxious  to  down   Price Ellison  in   the  Okanagan  and   he   hopes   the  socialistic candidature of Logie.  OI   Penticton, AVlll Contribute   to   town of Hedley. has been this day dissolved by  that end.     AT"f ^l*"*   Ua u"   n"-r   mut,,al P9'1Kenfr   A11 .fM>t*J>*in.B to the said  Capital���������$4,866,666. .  HEAD OFFBJE IX CANADA,  II. STIKBMAN, General Manager  Reserve���������: $2,141,333.  -       MONTREAL  .1. ELMSLY, Snpt. of Branches'  BANKING BV MAIL���������Accounts  of  parties living: at a distance  receive our  special attention. Deposits can be made through tlie mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any ante.    A. General hanking Business Trans-  Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  acted.  0     Hedley Branch,     =     L. G.HacHAFFlE, Acting Manager     >  AT THIS JUNE.  Maximum  ..   ���������      89        .  51  ..-.-' 38  35  .35        .  '.. ..       32        .  37  Snowfall 7 inches.  Oct. 28  29  30  31  1  2  '3  Nov  Oct. 28  29  ,30  31  1  2  "3  AT  THE  MILL.  Maximum,  50  .. 7(5  .. 72  U  .. 07  58  50  ���������.Minimum  31  27  20  25  .28  30  35  STRAY DOG.  Came to the undersigned about 2ilth October,  11. black cocker spaniel.   Owner may have him  by proving property and paying expenses.  42-4;") JOHN NEIL.  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  OF PARTNERSHIP.  THE LEADING HOTEL OF  THE SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class  in every respect, being equipped Avith all  modern conveniences���������electric light, telephone, biiths, etc.        : :       Kates moderate.  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  'M'OTICE is hereby given that the partner-  *' ship heretofore subsisting between us, the  undersigned, as Campbell and Shier,   in  the  Not that he has any  wish for Logic's success; but because he is a .recruit' from the  milks of toryism it will afford  pleasure to sacrifice him. Mr.  Ross is bragging as usual about  Avhat is to be done Avith all the  Conservative candidates, just as  he Avas over three years ago  when he had the Times saying  that Price Ellison Avas a gone  coon in Okanagan, and W. J.  Snodgrass was going to annihilate L. W. Shatford in Similkameen. As a political prophet  Mr. Ross Avasn't a success. He  ranks as the mahdi of British  Columbia grittism, and the only  rank in political prophecy that  he can noAV attain to, no matter  how much he may reform, is  that of Cassandra.  partnership are to be to R. G. Shier at Hedley  aforesaid, and all claims against the said partnership are to be presented to the said R. G.  Shier by whom the same will be settled.  T. H. Rotherham.  Witness.  Dated at Hedley this  J.  K. CAMPBELL  K". G. SHI Kit  : 29th day of October. lSXXi.  NOTICE.  CAME to my ranch on ICruger Mountain,  about two months ago. one bay stallion.)  weighing about 950 pounds, branded " IC."  (connected) on left shoulder. If not claimed  within thirty days, will be sold by public  auction to cover expenses.  Dated this 22nd day of October. lUOfi.  Keremeos New Townsite  The V. -V.  centre of the  Now Oh the Market.  Station aa'UI he in the'  it E. Railway  town.  Now is; the time to get your lots, hefore the first  train  comes up the valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 ;icre lot's all around   town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots me going fast,   Just a feAV  left."  Noav is the time to douhle your money.  For Full Particulars Apply, to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  42-15  THOMAS LACEY.Fairview. B.C.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Nicola Licensing District.  The Gazette and the Mining World  for $3.00 per yenr.  Mr. A. D. Miles, who has for the  past year held the position of assayer  for the Daly Reduction Co.. went out  by Wednesday's stage. Mr. Myles is  going direct to Salt Lake City where  he expects to obtain further experience in metallurgical practice in connection with smelter Avork. Mr. Miles'  friends in Hedley (and he had many  more than his late associates had)  Avish him prosperity, and hope that  his success may he such that in the  future he may come hack after Avin-  ning fame and distinction in his chosen calling.  A team belonging to W. F. Revely  which had driven in Avith a couple of  travellers got aAvay from Geo. Steele  who had gone up to the Similkameen  to bring them back to the stable. Thev  came doAvn Scott Avenue at a. furious  rate, depositing the sent cushion at  the turn opposite the Gazette building  and made for the stable. One horse  fell on the gangway going into the  stable and the other Avas brought to a  standstill inside the stable. A smashed  tongue Avas about the only damage  done to the rig, and tho horses appeared little the worse for the mishap.  One horse Avhich made up the team  Avas the spirited little gray Avhich is a  general favorite Avith those Avho have  much driving to do.  A SPECIAL MEETING of the Board of Li-  **��������� eence Commissioners for the Nicola Incensing District will be held in the Court House.  Princeton on Thursday Nov. Sth JHOfi at four  o'clock p. m. to consider the following applications for liquor licences.  TRANSFERS  Ambrose McDcrmott, of the Commercial  Hotel. Hedley, to Cawston & F.dinond, Hedley.  John IT, Jackson, of the Jackson Hotel,  Princeton, to Lloyd A. Manly. Grand Forks.  RENEWALS.  &   Edmoiid,   Commercial   Hotel,  CIXTV DAYS AFTER DATE, 1 intend to  ^ apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase lfiu acres of pasture land in the Similkameen Division of A'ale District, described as  follows: Commencing at the S. W. corner  post of Lot No. 2551, thence south 40 chains;  thence west 40 chains; thence north 40 chains:  thence east 40 chains to point of commencement.  A. B. LAURANCE  :������-!! per M. C. KENDALL. Attorney.  Dated Penticton August 21st, lSIOfi  NOTICE.  OIXTA DAYS after date, I intend to apply  ^ to tlie Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase the folllow-'  ing described land situated in the Similkameen district : Commencing at a post marked  S E corner Lot 3202 and running in an easterly  direction along the banks of the Similkameen  River (i0 chains, thence north 20 chains; thence  west (id chains: thence south to point of commencement.  :������-!) HENRY WILLIAMS  Dated Hedley Sept. 1th liKXi.  NOTICE.  Cawston  Hedley.  Lloyd A.  Manly  Princeton Oct.  Jackson  I kite!. Princeton.  RONALD IIl<:WAT.  Chief Licence Inspector.  Mth lilUfi. 42���������18  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that 130 days  afterdate 1 intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and \\ orks for permission to purchase KiO acres of pasture hind described as follows: Commencing at the N. E.  corner of Lot 2(i2, thence 10 chains cast. 10  chains south. 40 chains west. 40 chains north  to point of commencement.  M. DALY  Keremeos B. C. Sept. 15. 1000 .17-!)  MOT1CK IS HERKHY GIVEN that sixty  *���������* days after date I intend t������ apply to tho  Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase the following described agricultural and pasture land  containing ten acres, more or less, that  portion of section 1!), township 8(i, bounded  on the East by Dog Lake on tho South by \Y.  Gillespie's pre-emption claim, on the West by  pre-emption claim No. :W!)4, on the North by  Ritchie's purchase, in the Siniilkameen Division of Yale District.  HENRY F. SOFTLEY.  H7--45 by his agent, M. C. KENDALL.  Penticton, Sept. 27th, liXWi.  NOTICE  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  Till  TAKKXOTir  1        Hodl"  IKON PLATF. FRACTIONAL mineral  Claim, sitiiiilc in 'li-.- Omivimis 'Alining  Division ni' V;i!c District. Where located:-   Camp lli'.-ih'.v ������  '. that 'i, (tins.. IC. Oliver, of  rc.e Miner's Cortilicnto No,  il20. intend (in days i'roui, the date hereof, to  apply to the Miiiin:;--|i'<".-'.rdcr for a. Certilieate  of Improvement/., fortho purpose of obtaining  11. Crown (.'rant, of the above claim.  ANT) l-'Ci!'!'!'! I'll! lake notice that action,'  under section 37, must be.commenced .lu'tur.c-tho.  issuance of such Certillcalo of Improvements.  Dated this rUst day of August A. D. WOli  31-fl C. E. OLIVER  ���������\TOTICE is hereby given that sixty days after  ���������" date 1 intend to apply to the Honorable  the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works  for permission to purchase tho following described land, situate on the east side of Okanagan Lake B. C. Commencing at the south east  corner post of M. L. Criehton's purchase land,  running thence south 20 chains, thenco west  HO chains, thence north 20 chains, thence cast  SO chains to point of commencement; comprising tlie south half of the south west quarter  of section 15, tp. 28, and the south half of the  south cast quarter of section III, tp, 28.  NOTICE.  CIXTY DA YS after date, I intend to apply  ^ to the Chief Commissioner, of Lauds and  Works for permissson to purchase lfiO ncrscs of  pasture land in the Similkameen division of  Yale district described as follows : Commencing- at tho S K corner of the west 1 of the east J-  of section 21, township 85, pre-emption Xo 2251.  thence 40 chains oast: thence 40 chains north;  thence 40 chains west, thenc 40 chains south to  point of commencement.  ANDREW A. HAMILTON  Okanagan Falls, Sept. 1st. liHXI at-!)  NOTICE.  p.  Certificate of Improvements.  S. Mineral  Claim, situate  in the Osoyoos  ;���������   Division    of    Yale    Distriot.  Mining  Where located  'TWICE NOTICE  Dated August2.Sf.li, liKMi.  Ii. E. CRICHTON  HJ--SI  Camp Hedley  that I, Charles de Blois  Green, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B5(i2H, for myself, and as agent for J. Cory,  Free Miner's Certilieate No. B5(>2I, intend sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to tile Mining  Recorder for a Cortillcuto of Improvements,  for the purpos of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section .'17, must be commenced before tho issuance of such Certilieate of Improveiiients.  Dated this Mist day August. A. D. 1000  3'l-������ C. de B. GRFKN  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty flays after 1  date  I intend to apply to tin; Chief Coin- j  niissioncr'of Lands and Works for permission j  to purchase that portion-nf Section II. Town- |  ship 51. Similkameen District, hounded on the  north by L. 200.') G. 1, on the south-east by tlie  A, 1). A', and Columbia mineral claims, and on  the West by I1'. B. Boone's pre-emption, containing 10 acre's more or le.ss.     Required for range. !  Dated at Fairview this 5th day of Oct., 1M10.  EVAN MORRIS  30-18 Per R. H. PAR KINSO.v, Agt.  NOTICE  ���������fSJOTTCF. IS HEREBY GIVEN that 00 days  x* afterdate I intend to apply to. the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase 80 acres, more or less, of pasture land situated us follows: Coiheiieing at  tho N. 10. corner of Lot No. 202 running 20  chains east, 20 chains north, 40 chains west,! 20  chains south, 20 chains cast along boundary of  Lot 202 to point of commencement.  G.' M; ALLISON  Keremeos B. C. Sept. lath. 1000 37-9 THE   HEDLEY^:.G^ET^E^  ���������i'.'' !''  'i:v'"  Town and District.  - V Carl Hair-sine went over to Fairview  on.Satinday, and is likely to remain  for a few weeks'. ��������� - ,  ;,Gus. - McDermott, who; spent the  summer at Calgary, returned to  Hedley on Thursday last.     .  V Mr.   L.  C.   Wynne,Of .Claudet &  Wynne, Princeton, was inv'town  last  week, returning to Princeton by Sat-  -: urday.morning's stage:  ' Some hallowe.'en pranks A\'ere in  . /evidence on the first. Signs were dis-.-  '.I. trihuted around rather promiscuously  '"..-'to suit the oAvners.  ,      F. H. French, .manager   for   Shat-  ' { fords Limited drove over to Fairview  ,  on  Satui'day   on  business   connected  with the Company's store there.  A lengthy communication from F.  Bailey on the flume (piestion is to  hand. On account of its length and  the lateness of receipt, it Avas impossible to get it in.  B. S. Kennedy, of the Similkameen  Star, came cIoavii on Thursday last to  meet his Avife and children, avIio came  through from Vernon. ,They took the  Princeton stage on Saturday morning.  Vancouver papers contain notice of  the marriage in that city, of Mr.  C. A. C. StcAvart and Mrs. Mathias,  formerly of the Hotel Penticton.  They intend to make their home in  Penticton. The Gazette extends congratulations.  Messrs. William M. McKay, F. L.  Gwillhn of DaAvson, W. E. Burritt of  Hedley, and Mr; T. M. McKay of  Dawson, form a party to leave for  a feAV days,at Harrison Hot Springs.  All were together in Dawson in the.  sourdough da.ys;-^-Proyince.   '  .T. J. Marks was a happy man last  Thursday, and bore his blushing  honors When congratulated on all  hands.;. It is a boy, and,_ a twelye-  pounder at that. Mr. Marks is going  to rear him carefully, and dedicate  him to the mining profession in which  he is yet to figure either as a mining  capitalist or a jam up consulting  engineer.  Last week Messrs. Boeing and Brass  made a start on the new lock-up, and  have had a gang of carpenters at  work. The floor being of 2 x 6 'plank  laid on edge, and the Avails 2x6 fiat  on and spiked together, required considerable time and made the progress  slower than with the ordinary building. The object of the builders is to  get the roofs of this and the school  house on before broken snowy weather  comes.  Some parties Avho claim to have  good reason for their- belief, do not  accept the payment of money for  right of AA'ay on the Tulameen betAveen  Princeton and Otter Flat as conclusive  evidence that the Coquihalla route is  to he taken by the Gt. Northern in  building from here to the coast. They  are prepared to admit that the Tulameen Avill be used as far as Otter Flat  and Bear Creek, The reason they  assign is, an easier grade by the more  southerly route and that all the parties  have not yet been called in.  On Monday. Avord Avas received from.  Princeton that a couple of horses had  been stolen off Allison's range, near  Princeton, on Sunday evening. One  was a heavy bay mare Avith white  stripe doAvn the face and branded "G"  on the shoulder. The other was a  black horse branded "a" on the left  shoulder. It AA'as thought that the  horses Avould he taken out in this  direction so as to cross the line into  Washington State, and. a sharp lookout Avas kept at Hedley, while, eon-  stables at Keremeos and Penticton  were, also Avarned to be on the watch.  The cause of the big flood in the  river a couple of Aveeks ago is accounted for by .1. Fraser Campbell on the  weather conditions Avhich prevailed  for several weeks prior thereto. Mr.  Campbell said that there had been  considerable snow in the mountains  and much rain. For about three  Aveeks up in the. hills Mr. Campbell  Avas sleeping in wet blankets every  night, but the suddenness of the Hood  AA'as caused by a sudden vise in temperature and torrents of Avarm rain  accompanying it. All the bridges on  the Skagit AA'erc Avashed out in consequence. The south branch of tlie Xiin-  ilkamecn does not pierce far enough  into the area. Avhero the flood origin- '  utod and. consequently was not much  alfocted by it, but some of the tributaries of the Tiilaineou tapped the  region of storm, and to that avc owe  the filial':' of if. which cauie this way.  The Skagit, however, got the full benefit of all that Avas r'oing, and much  havoc was Avrought.  J. Gillan of the. Similkameen Bottling Works was in Keremeos last  week. ��������� , ', ..'"������������������'..���������  The Keremeos Orangemen celebrated  the anniversary, of tho gunpowder plot,  on Monday last.  Miss Machin left on Monday .morning for her home at Comox, where she  has secured a situation, /  The Phoenix Pioneer gives it as a  settled fact that Judge W. H, B. Clement has been elevated to the Supreme  Court.   ,   ���������'���������' ������������������/���������:.������������������ ',   ':'���������''  The editor must get huh a new gun.  Not necessarily for sanctum use, but  to get ii place, nearer the-other ejid of  the list in the shoots of tlie Hedley  Ttille Association,  Charlie Brown formerly in charge  of the vanners in the Only Reduction  Company's mill returned on Saturday  evening to resume his old situation.  Mrs Brown remained Avith friends in  Vancouver, hut it is hoped that she  may soon return to Hedley.  Last Aveek there was a change in the  business of Campbell & Shier, clothiers  .the members of the firm having dissolved partnership. Mr. Campbell retired from the business which will  henceforth be carried on by Mr. Shier  alone, Mr. Shier has had long experience as a salesman in the line of gents'  furnishing and is now Avell acquainted  Avith the people of the district, is in a  position to judge of their Avants and to [  select his stock accordingly.  J. Fraser Campbell came (Ioavii on  Saturday last with hi* pack-train.  Mr. Campbell has had a busy season  of it this year. In the spring he started out with Mr. Camsell of the Geological Survey and transported his  outfit from one point to ano.ther during  the summer 'until Mr. Camsell left for'  the east. Since then Mr. Campbell  hiis done considerable packing for the  Great 'Northern'"' siirveybrs^Qii.. the  Skagit, and recently took an outfit  across the mountain for Messrs. Waterman and Smith from Okanagan  Falls to Bear Creek on the -Tulameen.  The rumor which was gbingVahout  the street on Saturday to the effect  that the track-layer had gone back to  Midway, does not apuearto have been  well founded. There Avas a steam  shovel that had been freighted in with  great difficulty last winter for use on  the contract of Winters, Parsons &  Boomer on the Okanagan slope. This  shovel on completion of the grade Avas  left there, and-several days ago, when  the track reached that-point, it was  transferred to the rails and hauled  put to Midway. This apparently gave  rise to the rumor that it was- the  track-layer. '���������-���������������������������  BORN  MARKS.   In Hedley. B. C. on Thursday. Nov.  1st. to Air. and Mrs. J. J. Marks.���������a son.  METALLURGISTS and  niNING  ENGINEERS  "  MINKS a.vi> MILLS EXAMINED,  SAMPLED AXB REPORTED ON.  Samples   by  mail   receive  prompt  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRINCETON  and   ROSSLAND  H. II. C'r,AUni:T. Assoc. Iiiht. M.M.,  Member Am. Just. M.IC. Rossr,ami.  L. C. AVvx.vis. Assoc.  Late Assayer LeRoi.  Inst. M.M.,  PKTNCB'J'OX.  byalldealeisto he the best'onthe market, and in offering it to the  -public we have .every confidence ��������� in. its reliability. ; Made in all the  latest styles and of first-chrss material. See our. stock of ready-mades  ���������or let us show you samples, and have your suit made to measure.  SHATFOtoS, LIMITED  %!������4������4l������^1������1tf������������������������^4^������4acS'ijQll!,^^������^04iB%lMll  X  X  x  X  i  I  5  "  W "'i^lr '^i!  3  *  I  I  t  I  K  X  f  I  |  X  *:  K  K  x  K  x  *  *  K  x  x  K  H-  v  Great Northern  "'.;. Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room   ' accommodation    than   any  other  hotel  mi  town.     Tabic and ���������  bar   first - class.    Rates  moderate. ,  PETERSON BROS & LIND,  Proprietors.  LIVERY, FEED 0 SALE STABLES  ';    Fairview and Penticton  -ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  .,   STAGE   LINE.  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Wash.  >\ ;.r  Vv  5 v:  When   writing    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette. V  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 8,   1906.  CLOVERDALE WORK BEGINNING  Names of Sub-Contractors Who Will Do  the Work.���������Contracts   Call   for  Completion By July Next.  (Westminster Columbian)  The Great Northern's work on the  construction of the Cloverdale-Sunias  branch and tin.'.proposed cut-off between this city and Blaine will be  commenced within two week's. Messrs.  G. O. Loss <fc Co. and G. B. Bright,  both of whom have contracts on the  Nicola. Valley line, will move their  outfits down to this district shortly  and commence construction under subcontracts from Messrs. Ironsides, Ran-  nie and Campbell. A considerable  portion of the work on the mud flats  will be done by means of dredges.  According to the agreements, the'contracts must he completed by next,.Tuly.  The British Columbia General Con-  . tract   company   has   not   yet sub-let  contracts for the  construction of the  Cloverdale-Abbotsford branch.  Dr, Earle, of Cloverdale, has been  appointed to superintend the medical  service at the construction camp.'-'  PROPERTY (IN HEDLEY  Is  A  Good,  Safe   I nvestment  PROGRESS ON JUMBO  Drift Nearing- Contact, and Appearances  Favorable���������A Correction.  By Horace F. Kvmis.  On line 12 of the article on the conditions of mineral' occurrence on the  Jumbo group, the :word "silver" is  used instead of "silica." As the heading, or thecontext, or the facts do not  justify the use of the word named, it  is clear to the,observant reader that  the error is a typographical one, and  this note will therefore prevent misconception. ' '���������'.'���������,. ���������  Since the last advices as to progress  on Jumbo Mountain were sent to the  Gazette, the drift has encountered  decomposed ' quartz holding small-  quantities of arsenical iron.. This rock  was not encountered-in the previous  workings and it appears to_ indicate  close proximity to the igneous dike  previously referred to.  As dike matter is not alwavs necessarily productive but sometimes contains mineral values, the relation of  this dike, to the surrounding structure  is of profound interest and it will be  fully explained when the dike.is intercepted by the drift. c  Will  Make  Money  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. It is the mining and business  centre of the  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  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 oh 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.  ��������� ��������� * ���������  ��������� ...I Civ^tI^.*.*  i-3 Cash; balance in 3 -and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who invest Now.  ===Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes^=^  ForFull Particulars, MapsEtc,  ��������� fli*I=������l_Y  TO ���������  The Hedley City Tewnsfte Co'y, Ltd.  -       =       HEDLEY, B.C.  L. W. SHATFORD,  ������'���������' Secretary and Hanager,  MILITARY CANT = = NS IN  INDIA.  Lord Kitchener Coiii!>l������-tely Revolutionizes  thu System.  Lord Kitcheiu-V, who has devoted  'considerable attention to the subject  of late, has just issued orders which  will completely revolutionize the present system of canteen management  in India. I'nder the new scheme all  the legimental institutes (including  recreation rooms and colTee bars, as  well as "wet" and "dry.'.: canteens)  will be worked by civilian eoiiUac-  tors. They are to receive a commission on the sales, but all the profits  are to be made over to the army.  The proposed distribution of profits  is to be lis. 500 for an infantry battalion, and .K.s. MOO for a cavalry regiment per month in each case. These  sums will be applied mainly to the  provision of outfits for games, etc.,  and "the gradual conversion of^ the  present institutes into properly constituted soldiers' clubs." ArrahVe-  ments are under consideration for  appointing to each institute a staff  of instructors capable of teaching N.  C.O.'s and men trades which will be  of use to them  in civil life.  "The Indian ai'ni.V canteen," as the  new organization'is to be known,  will be controlled 'by a committee of  ollicers at headquarters, each command being represented, by a deputy  assistant adjutant-general. The different regimental institutes will be  placed under the management of committers chosen by the men themselves, and presided over by the senior  major.  TRAVELLERS^DIRECTORY  Mails and Stages in the Similkameen.  -      Hedley and Penticton Route.  Welby's Stage, carrying mail and passengers,  leaves Penticton forHccUcyat 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving in  Hedley at 6.30 o'clock same days.  Returning, leaves Hedloy for Penticton at  7, a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Connecting each way at Keremeos with  Royer's line.for Boundary points.   Hedley and Princeton Route.  Rcvcly's Stage leaves Hedley for Princeton  at 7 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Returning on Thursdays and Sundays.  Only the Wednesday and Thursday stages  carry mail.  Keep Posted  On Matters That Interest You  First ISriton In India. ,  The first .Englishman who is known  for certain to have gone out to tho  Kast Indies was a certain Thomas  Stephens. ;i member of a well-to-do  Wiltshire family and an Oxford graduate, who landed somewhere near  Cloa about the .war 17 ">'.-) and spent  forty years in missionary work in  Goa i*ii(l the neighborhood. Stephens  not only succeeded in'iuastering Mar-  athi and Konkan, whicli were' thu  languages spoken by the majority of  the people on the west coast, but left  behind him, among other works in  Mai'athi or literary merit, the ���������'i'u-  t'aiia," an epic poem; ;lnd it is in his  capacity as author of this that  Stephens'  name  is  best  known.  lirlMsli Army Oilici-rs.  It is pointed out that fashionable  men who are officers of the Uritish  army almost invariably resign their  commissions when they get married.  "Young ollicers." says an English  publication, "find that the exacting-  demands of society are incompatible  with close attention to their duty  as soldiers. While they are bachelors  they can put society in the second  place. But when they arc married  they have to follow the wife and  not  the /.Inff."  |   Your local paper is a necessity  ;to you, financially and socially.  But a NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION, containing- the latest news of the world,  is equally necessary to you. The  "up to date man" will provide  himself with these two essential  features of progress.  In THE TWICE - A - WEEK  SPOKESMAN - REVIEW, Spokane, Wash., will be found the  very latest news of the world, its  matter including information on  politics, commerce, agriculture,  mining, literature, as well as the  local happenings in the states of  Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and the province of British  Columbia. In addition, its columns for women, its popular  science articles, its short and continued stories, its "Answers to  Correspondents'' and '' Puzzle  Problems" combine to form a  home newspaper that at $1.00 per  year can nowhere be excelled.  ITS  ADVERTISING  VAXUE.  Perhaps you have something- to sell���������a  farm, a team, farm machinery. You may  wish to buy sr.rnethlnK. The best possible  way to communicate with people who wish  to buy or soil is by Inserting a small advertisement   In   The  Spokesman-Review.  Farmers, stockmen, lumbermen and miners take  the  TWICE-A-WEEK.  If you wish to reach business men and  newromers, use the DAILY or SUNDAY  Sl'OKKSMAN-KEVIEW.  THE   TWICE-A-WEEK  RATES   ARE  Ten   cents  per  lino   each  insertion.   Count  si::   words   to   a   line.  THE    DAILY    AND    SUNDAY   RATE    FOR  CONSECUTIVE     INSERTIONS.  I  i  s  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  .������.\\\\\V\\\V  Vidoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure   and   Invigorating.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  Frank  B. McArthur,   -   -   Manager    J  Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  ������������������"4M)������)|������i������������4a4������4^)������^4<������^������4a������������Ma<������W������ndlita������il  WHY  EAT  ft      MUTTON  WHEN YOU  CAN GET  SPRING  v  1 timo  30c  2 times     45c  3 times   ......... GOc  1 time  . 40c  2 times    COc  3 times     80c  THE    SUNDAY   ALONE  Ton cents per line each insertion. Count  six   words   to   a   line.  ADDRESS  THE   SrOKESMAN-rtEVIEW,  Spokane, Wash.  Write your adv. plainly, enclosing amount  in stamps or money order for number o������  Insertions desired, and state whether you  wish adr. Inserted In Dally, Sunday or  T-.-������-e-a-Wo������lc.  X  X  iX  K  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  as  PORK, VEAL and  First - Class BEEF  always   on   hand.  GAME IN SEASON  39  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ������  X  X  $  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  s  X  X  :3  1  X  X  X  X  First Class  in  Every  Respect.     Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of tlie Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  ���������    Princeton  Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  ESTABLISHED  2������3>0;  KH������^m������&mvM������M*K%%tPaWM.������M*l  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos,  y  an  :0:-  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to "Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :        :  :0:  ttwar^t'irjuamuimtmingnmapt

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