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Array AND SIMILKAMEEN������DVERTISER.  Volume VIII.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7. 1912.  Number 44.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in ���������Vancouver.] ..'-  S. O. L. Co.'s Block .  PENTICTON,      -      -      B. C  R. W. DEANS  Notary Public Real Estate  Bandies,  Properties,  Mines, Timber.  Water Powers  Upper Trout Creek, Balcomo P. O. B.C  A LONG LE1SE  JFLIFE  That is Now, Practically Assured to Hedley in the Addition of the Windfall  Group of Claims  DEMOCRATS MAKE SWEEP  Woodrow   Wilson   Carries  the  United  States Presidential Election by  Enormous Majorities  BOND COMPLETED IN FIVE MONTHS  Which Had Two Years to Run���������No  Prospecting Done on Surface ���������All at  Great Depth by Diamond Drill���������Full  Significance of Deal May Not be  Realized Here for Several Years  N. TUO-Ml'SON 1'IIO.VK SI-.Y.MOUI' 5313  MGn-.-AVKSTUKN CANADA-  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  <,--,���������-���������  .  Steel Manufacturers  .Sheffield, Eng.  Offices and Warehouse; 847-(i'( tteatty Street  c        '.*��������� Vancouver, B. C.  Grand Union  y '���������:,;������-'^_:' ::nED\jBY, b.c. .  First Class Accommodation.   Bar Stocked with  - Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars.  1   A. WINKLER, Proprietor  Hedley    miners'    and    nillmen's  Union, No; i6i, W. F. of M.  Kegular meetings of the Hedley Local, No.  KH arc held on the lirst and third Wednesday  in the month in Fraternity hall and the second  a nil fourth Wednesday at the N. P. Mine  O. M. Stevkns  President  T, K. Wu.r.Kv  Fin-Secretary.  Last issue of the Gazette made ineu-  tion of the completion of the bond  which the Hedley Gold Mihing Company look last June on the Windfall  group hut as the actual completion of  the blind and transfer of the. property-  took place only a fow minutes ht-fore  we were going to press there was no  opportunity to make more than a  brief mention of the fact.  To understand something more of  the seal of absolute permanence which  the completion of the bond places  iipon the camp it is only necessary to  point out that the Nickel Plate mine  itself .which "has' already produced  millions in gold and is to-day in better  shape than ever, is situated, on the far  side of an adjacent mountain and at  mi altitude of about a inile above the  town and less than three ni iles from  it, while the ore bearing strata of sed-  It was a foregone conclusion that  Woodrow Wilson woCiId win the election lor- presidency *of the United  States but no one expected the complete sweep which appears to have  been made by the Democrats. Late  summaries on Tuesday night while  very much colored by lhe sources  from which they emanated and i'or  that reason more or, less unieliable. indicate that it was a landslide to the  Demociats.  As between Tuft and Rooselelt the  leports were conflicting and complete  returns will be necessary to show  which of them led.  The completeness (if Wilson's victory may be judged from the fact that  with 260 electoral v<(tes required to  win, Wilson already had 300 with a  possibility that full returns may add  25 percent to it. y; .  ECHO OF THE BARNES-KING  Quite a  Romance in Which a  Former  Manager of the Nickel Plate  Figures  Some unknown friend in New York  has sent the Gazette a clipping from a  New York paper which will he oi interest to people in Hedley who were  here in the days when li. B. Lamb  was manager for the Daly interests  HIS LITTLE JOKE  How  the Tax  Exemption  on   Railway  Lands Works Out for August Heinze  ���������Victoria, Nov. 1.���������Negotiations are  still proceeding between the Provincial Government and Mr. I'\ August  Hein/.e, foi the purchase by the former of Mr. Heinze's undivided half  interest in the Columbia & Western  Railway land  giant.    The undivided  KIND WORDS FOR BOBS  inientary rocks in which it is situated  dips, northwesterly towards the canyon of Twenty-Mile Creek, at the  junction of which creek with the Similkameen River,.Hedley Is situated.  This Windfall group of five claims  A. F. & A. M., consisting of the Windfall, Morning,  llEfiULAI^ruouthly.iueot^  An Apt and Effective Offset to the Needless Slight Placed Upon Him  by Sir Edward Grey  London, Nov. L���������-Abetter extensively signed by members of parliament  and others has been sent to Lord  Roberts expressine* sincere admiration  for his profoundly convincing address.  "Whatever may be? the precise solution of the ' difficulty problem of na-  ���������- ���������. .j^C.V    ��������� ���������-_  - -  tional and Imperial defence," it savs.  "we believe only disaster awaits us  unless we are prepared to face this  problem with the frapkuess, sincerity  and conviction whicli inspired your  address".  obtained by Arthur P. Heinze, brother  of F. A. Heinze, against the Bames-  King Development Co., a conceit) continued by the Daly Estate. A. P.  Heinze had bought 25000 shares of the  Barnes-King stock on the strength of  a glowing piospectus and afterwards  the mine wont fluey when the manager R. B. Lamb said it was no good  although the property has since pulled  out, not so had, and has been making  some nioney for its owners. Tin: common belief at"the'time, was that Lamb  had thrown down his employers  pretty badly. In thestory which follows it will be noticed that one of  Lamb's letters is dated April 1st, 1907���������  an ominous and suggestive date, and  it will he.. remembered too that that  Was about the time he was enticing  employees away from their jobs in  Hedley to go and work for him on the  Barnes-King. The New York paper  says:; .���������-���������������������������'  "Efforts to get evidence to prove  Heinze's claim were' at first futile.  Miss Emily Bullowa, a lawyer, of No.  42 Nassau street, who was associated  with her brother. F. E. M. Bullowa, in  the proceedings, made repeated but  fruitless attempts to force John C.  Later, secretary of the Marcus Daly  estate, to produce the correspondence  of the Barnes-King Company. Neither  could she locate A. J. Campbell, presi  dent  of the  concern, to get his   testi-  7V\   JTcdloy Lodge No. 43. A..F. & A.M.  are held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  S. E. HAfllLTON,  W. M  ARTHUR CLARE,  Secretary  MODERN WOODMEN  OF AMERICA  Hedley Local Camp meets in  Fraternity Hall the first and  third Thursdays in the month.  A. Claue R. H. Srr>ii-so.\*  Counsel       .��������� :   . ' Clerk.  L. O. L.  KcErtilar monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1744 arc held on  the third Monday in every  v3r^ilSre^'S'lnontb hi Fraternity Hall. Visit"  hip brothcrn arc cordially invited to attend.  It. J. JONKS. W. M.  WM. TiONSDAIiK. Scc't.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST  Will-be at Home office in Oroville. 1st  to 14th of each month.  Office  on  North   Main -Street.  NORLEY F. TUNBRIDGE  Solicitor,  Notary Public,  Conveyancer, Etc.  PENTICTON, British Columbia.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL K.N'GI.VKKK and iUilTISH  COLUMBIA  I.AM) Sl'KVKYOK  Star Building  Princeton  HILLIARD'S  BERBER     SHOR  KOK AN KASV SUA VK  HOT <fc COLD BATHS  Next door north of Grand Union Hotel  W. H. T.  GAHAN  Barrister, Solicitor, Ktc.  .MONEY  TO   LOAN  PENTICTON,  B. C.  WIIH.V WRITINi; A DYEKTI.SKUS I'l.KASE  .MENTION   THIS 1'Al'KK  Czar Fraction,' lies between the Nickel  Plate mine and   the  bed of Twenty-  Mile Creek  on the downward dip of  tlie strata    and  is distant from  the  Nickel Plate ground   nearly 1000 feet.  From the dip of the ore bearing strata  of the Nickel  Plate mine   it is clear  that by the time  this strata reached  the Windfall group  it would be found  at great depth below the surface, and  as no work had been done on  any of  these claims further than the little hit  of surface scratching (comparatively  speaking) represented by the requisite  number of annual assessments  under  tlie   Mineral  Act    to   obtain   crown  grants, there was no surface showing  to indicate  commercial  value of any  kind, and their value to the purchasers lay wholly in the knowledge which  they had of the trend, of the ore bodies  from tlie lower workings of the Nickel  Plate.  The depth at which  the  ore  bodies  on   the Windfall   group   lie  beneath  the surface may  be learned from   the  fact that when diamond drilling began  under the bond last summer and  the  company's own diamond drills went to  work, equipped as .they were  for only  the shorter  holes  which  it  has  been  customary for them   to bore  from the  underground  winkings  of the  Nickel  Plate   and  surface  drillings   as  well  anywhere    on   Nickel   Plate   ground  where the ore bearing strata comes to  within  a few hundred feet of the surface, it became  necessary  later on   to  obtain  di tiling equipment   capable of  reaching much greater depth.     What  the drill cores showed   there is no one  knows except those who did  the  drilling and sampling of the cores.     But  the public   would   be  dense   indeed   if  they could not draw   their own   conclusions from the fact that after some  of these deeper  holes   were   put   in   a  a  bond   which  was  made   to  extend  over a period  of two years   and which  called for the payment oT $150,000. was  taken up at   tin! end  of  five  months  and tin* whole consideration paid over  less   the amount represented   by  the  rate of discount  for  payment   before  maturity as provided for  in the bond.  ;     This circumstance  .should  be  and is  ! most  gratifying   to   tho.-e   who   have  business interests iu Hedley.    It gives  a feeling of stability and  permanence  known in very few mining camps, and  besides, it is an earnest of  what may  be expected from   the expansion   that  is bound to follow, for there are many  other   properties   that   require    only  capital and capable direction to repeat  the successes that have already   been  made.  Amongst over a hundred signatures  are General Pole-Carew,  Lord Charles | ������i'>ny.  Beresford,    Mayor   Archor-Shee,   Sir      Whehaboiit to despair Miss Bullowa  -George. Doughty- -Su?:^b������i:.t.-P^u:ke!.v\ .)?������?.<!lL:d-^ii:.lW-"i>r ;Uiat,,si Janitress   had  Rt.   Hon.   Walter  Long   and Donald  McMaster.  A leading Berlin Conservative newspaper says: "Loid Roberts must have  realized he was handling inflammatory matter of the most dangerous  description. His clearness is worthy  of commendation but he must be told  as clearly as possible that the German  is not to be provoked without reason."  DOING GOOD BUSINESS  Canada Under Present Management is  Paying Off Debt Out of Current  Revenues  It concerns  a   verdict   for $12.5,000 J half' interest belonging to the C. P. li..  it will he lemembeied, .was purchased  by the. province at 40 cents per acte as  part of a geneial ���������settlement of questions outstanding with that company.  Shortly after the transfer had been  made, Mr. Heinze put in his appearance with the suggestion that the government should also buy out his interest. The government expressed its  willingness to do so, but the negotiations did not get so far a-, lhe mention  of a price.  Mr. Heinze's desire to m-11 is supposed to be brought about by the fact  that the period of tax exemption of  his land lias expired. He is thi-i-efoie  liable not only to a tax of about .$6000  per annum for the future but also to  about $00,000 back taxes. Tax exemption'-on wild land in British Columbia  is something of a joke, as Mr. Heinze  has discovered. You can get your exemption; for. a period of years, but  when this time has ex piled you become liable for ten years back taxes in  a lump sum. It isunder this clause of  tlie law that Mr. Heinze owes the  province about $GO,000. being I percent, per annum foi- ten years on  about 300,000 acres valued ati50 cents  per acre.  He being willing to sell and the  government willing to buy, Mr. H.  K. Robinson of the forestry branch  has been despatched to go over the  land to estimate its timber, water-  power, mineral and agriculture resources. When his report has been  received, which will probably not be  for some months, the government will  be in a position to make Mr. Heinze  an offer.  The Dominion of Canada, as a public  corporation, is not now open to the  charge that it is borrowing too much  and paying off too little. During the  last twelve months the not debt of the  Dominion has been diminished by ten  million dollars. On the first of October a loan of more than six million  was taken up from current revenue.  GENERAL NEWS  Premier McBride has no hesitation  in declaring that British Columbians  will support a strong naval policy.  Canada and the United States will  co-operate to put a stop to the use of  tlie mails foi- fraudulant purposes.  Mr. Coderre, member'for Hochelaga.  has been sworn in as Secretary of  State in the Borden cabinet and tlie  writs are issued for the byo-ehrtion in  Hochelaga.  The Liberals declare that opposition  must be offered to the return of Mr.  Coderre in Hochelaga. It is understood that they will endeavor to form  an alliance with tlie nationalists in  the hopes that tlie seat may he wrested from the government.  W. F. Garland of Ottawa was returned by acclamation to represent  Carleton in the. House of Commons.  Premier McBride and Attorney-general Bowser are at present on a business trip to Ottawa.  Sir Edmund Walker, president of  the Canadian Bank of Commerce, sees  prosperous times for Canada for fifty  years to come.  The Dominion Sugar Co., of Wal-  lacoburg, Out., have been looking over  the west with a view to locating a  factory and are likely to choose Westminster.  discovered copies of. important letters  in the abandoned offices of the Barnes-  King Company at Butte, Mont. While  rummaging through an old cabinet  she found a number of copy-cloths  from a letter press. Most of the cloths  had been used but once, and retained  a perfect imprint of letters which had  been pressed with them. Curious to  know the contents, the scrubwoman  held .theni up to a mirror and easily  read theni.  LETTERS HEAD IX A MIKKOR.  One of the letters, written by R. B.  Lamb, the engineer in charge of the  Santiago branch of the mines of the  Barnes-King Company, declared that  the property was "the very worst of  lemons."   He added:  "To give  $4.00 per share for the  stock is like paying ������20 apiece for  lemons.      "We   have   no   regular  values anywhere.     The open cuts  alone are keeping  us alive as far  as developernent has gone."  Copy  cloths  containing  that letter  and  others  of the  same  tenor  were  passed about among the jurors by Miss  Bullowa.     A mirror was also given to  them so  that they could  read the letters, which were reversed.     She literally gave her evidence through a looking glass.  A letter written by engineer Lamb  on Apiil 1st, 1007. to President Campbell read:  "Re-examination proves proposition hopeless. There is hardly a  glimmer of light. Very little pay  ore. W no consolidation, do not  continue construction work. Santiago docs not open good; get your  friends out."  SAYS I'M KSI DENT K.VEW VAU'E OV MINE  Mr. Heinze alleged that he had not  paid his second installment on his  stock when that letter was received by  Mr. Campbell, but. despite the president's knowledge of the worthlessncss  of the mine, he subsequently accepted  full payment for the stock.  Another- letter as it appeared on the  copy cloth, said:  '���������Santiago one a delusion: figure  to get out of your interests.    The  gold  isn't here;  mine  cannot pay  dividends.   There will be no ore to  mill after six  months arc gone.  Gel out at once, even at a. loss.'  An   excerpt from  a letter to J. C.  Lalor.  No. 2 Broadway,   New  York,  written by Engineer Lamb, follows:  "If you or Mr. Campbell  could.  GENERAL NEWS  Thu death of vice-president Sherman  left Taft without a running mate in  the presidential election. >  Becker, the New York policeman,  found guilty of instigating the deatli  of Rosenthal is to be electrocuted on  December 0th. At all events that is  the sentence. He was not born' in  Canada as reported in some papers.   '  The Ontario government are likely  to go after the railway companies for  the. accident to the troop train in  which two soldiers lost their lives on  Thanksgiving Day. Flimsily constructed cars are hlaimcd for the fatalities occurring.  George Morrison of Essex county.  Ontario, was allowed by judge and  jury the sum of $1500damages against  the Pen; Marquette Ry. company for  a bad cold he caught while waiting  fora train. Under the Railway Act  the companies ore obliged to provide  shelter at crossings where people may  have to wait for trains.  The Geological Survey and Mines  Department are to be moved again  from the Department of the Interior  to the Secretary of State department.  British Columbia cricketers scarcely  made a mouthful for the Australian  cricketers who were passing through  homeward bound from then tour  through Britain. The score stood 045  to ISO in the three days play which  represents m heap of leather hunting  the home defenders were compelled  to perform.  come   to Butte  would   like to  see.  you about the thing, as she is rocking   badly.    Please  telegraph   me  fully  instruct ions  when   you   get  this.      If things are  shaping right  with you and Mr. Campbell, lot us  get   hold   of  that  other mine;  we  need it immediately. '  Lamb's notions of  business honor as  revealed in his advice to his principals  to unload   will doubtless   be   illuminating to  the mining  fraternity  of Cobalt and Toronto among whom he has  since taken up his abode.  And neither  for obvious reasons   will the advice be  appreciated   by those   to whom if was  tendered.  gam rHE HEDLEY GAZETTE NOV 7. 1912.  ieiettatte  ,m  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hkoi.kv Ga*/.ktti-  Pltl.VTlNO AND ri'lll.ISUINC COMl'ANV.  Limitki).   at. Hedlev. li. <".  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vear..... ���������.���������'. .' ������^K;  "   ( United States).  'l-:')0  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of linproveincut. etc.  $7.00 for liO-day notices, and ?5.(H) for ;������l-day  notices.,  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  ineli. $1.00 for one insertion, '25 cents for  each subsequent insertion:  Over one inch,  10 cents tier line for tirst insertion and o  cents i>er line for each subsequent- insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the olltce by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention I'or that week's issue  Advertisements will be ch-uiged once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra,  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  the pricerpf composition will be charged at  regular rates. '  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  Sl.-.'n*. over 1 inch and up:to l inches, S1.00  per inch pur month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four aichcs. On  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.   ,.. '  A. MEORAW. Managing Editor.  WATER  NOTICE  fact but the. cheek to undertake what |  they  know  nothing  about.    Next in I _   the scale of hopelessness is t he so-call- ' For a Licence to  Take and ,Use Water  ed   praVtieal   miner  who  may   under   ', V'OTlCK is here given thai Frederick Howell, of  1 ��������� ���������     '    ; Kereuieos,   H.'C,   Rancher, .will apply for a  slain'  but ..who    has   neither   discernment,  judgment, nor "the nose for ore."  The experience of the Nickel  Plate  is itself the best illustration   of all we  breaking   rock     and    timbering | licence  tot;ike\'i'nd use. 100 melius of water out oi  I ���������*>'1CIT (-reek, which flows in an easterly direction  through Lot 3396 and empties into Okanagan Lake  I I'entictim. The water 'will be diverted at about 20  ! chains west of S. W. corner of Lot 3.1% and will be  I used lor' irrigation purposes on the l.-ind described as  i Fred Howell's pre-emption.  have said about mine management.  Under normal conditions of mine development the chances were that the  propej ty would have been thrown up  before more than $10,000 had been expended on it. Again at two subsequent crises in its career ruinous shutdowns were imminent which would  have blasted the reputation of the  camp for an indefinite period, even  after the property had turned, put  millions, and the escape from that  calamity was niost providential. This  we need not enlarge upon. It is well  known to those best acquainted with  the inner history of the property and  have followed its fortunes closely since,  its discovery only fourteen year-sago.  There are in fact only a saving remnant of those engaged in mining who  have the qualification of the "successful manager, and happy are the concerns that iind them.  This  notice was posted  on the ground  on the-Ith  day of October, 1912.    The  application will he filed  n the office of the Water Recorder at Fairview  Objections niav be filed with the said Water Recorder or with the Comp-roller of Water Rights,  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, 11. C.  "' P'      l-REI) IIOWRI.1,  NOTICE  Win.   .1.  Bryant a debt of gratitude. Were it  not for Bryan's influence and tin'u-ly  work. at the. Democratic..nominating  convention Champ Clarke would have  been the Democratic candidate and  hence would now be President-elect of  the United States and that would have  been ."calamity enough.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTKICT  DISTKICT OK V.U.K .  TKe Science of Saving  In a nutshell, the science of saving money and  of successful investiment is largely the science  of self-control.  A Savings Account in  Bank of Britisl. North Iprica  will assist you wonderfully: in the development  of self-control.    Why not open one NOW?  76 Years in Bushiest Capital and Reserve Over $7,500,000  :V/\  Hedley Branch,  H. A Hincks, Manager  Commencing at a. post planted at the Northwest corner of Lot 337: thence northerly along  the East shore of Dog Lake eighty chains inoi.-e  or less to the South-western corner post of Lot  Kit; thence East 743 links more or less to the  west boundary of-the Columbia and Western  Railway right of way. being the lCiist boundary  of Lot 2710. Group I; thence Southerly eighty  chains, more' or less, along the West boundary  of Lot 2710 to the;-.north boundary of Lob-337;  thence west three chains more or less to the  point of commencement and containing 25  acres niore or less. ���������   '. .,   -  f ClIAKT/KS .lOSKI'II   LOHWHX  by his agent  Herbert K. A. Robertson ,  Date. August 31st, 1U12  WATER NOTICE  .Mining papers very .frequently discuss the question'''of mine management and there, is pnss-ihly no question  which so vitally effects the mining  industry. Often the discussion resolves itself into a debate on the relative merits of the practical miner  and the school trained man. The ideal  man, of course, is the one who can  claim Loth qualifications and has  moreover the natural ' aptitude and  discernment along with the saving  grace of judicious optimism, for no  man has any business to be in charge  of such a work as the. opening up of a  mine who has a single- tinge -of the  pessimist in his make-up. The "cold-  nosed" man who is slow to enthuse is  mostly a safe man, and when he is  backed up with experience and the  requisite amount of scientific training  he is a jewel. Practical experience in  mining counts for nothing in the absence of scientific knowledge if the  discernment, the judgement and, in  short, the nose for ore" is not there.  The Gazette does not hold with those  who take upon themselves to belittle  the man fresh out of school. It will  be time enough to associate him with  failure when he has made a failure.  Neither will it be fair or just to charge  hint with, failure because the first  property that has been given to trim  to manage does not rank at once  among the paying mines. It must  first be known what were the circumstances under which he was obliged to  work; and in the majority of cases  there will be found behind him aboard  of directors who wanted to fool themselves at the same time they were  placing a cloud upon the reputation of  the man whom they over-ruled.  Again many a man is credited with  ���������success simply because he was lucky  -enough to be put in charge of a property where the making of a mine wa.s  there; and there are sometimes properties out of which the dullest dolt  could not make a failure. Tlie man  fresh out of school must get his practical experience some time, and it will  be much better for him to serve an  apprenticeship to tlie practical end of  the business under some other man  who can alt'ord to take tlie responsibility of the success or the failure. But  it is crude, cruel work on those who  are putting up the money when it is  to be expended by men who have  neither technical training nor practical    mining    experience���������nothing    in  One thing about Mr. Borden's ministers is that they take their positions-  seriously  and  are   not disposed  to re  gard their  duties a. sinecure  Two of  the   porfolios in   the late  government  that  were regarded  as  very   much of  a  sinecure   were   those of Trade and  Commerce  and the  portfolio of Agri  culture.     Now the heads of these two  departments  in   the   present govern-,  inent   take   their   positions   in   dead  earnest    and    are.    among    the    hard  workers of  tlie Ministry.     It is to the  members   of   the   Liberal   opposition  themselves   that  we   owe   the   idea of  the portfolio  of Trade and  Commerce  being    altogether    unimportant   and  very  much  of a sinecure,   for   their  antipathy to   Hon. G. E.   Foster was  such  that they could  not  resist the  temptation    of    twitting   him   with  their ideas of   the  portfolio   tie had  been given and that idea was not at  all complimentary  to  their- own colleague,  the former incumbent of the  office.     The work  Mr-. Foster has already   accomplished    in    negotiating  trade   agreements    with    the    West  Indies   and   the    greater    enterprise  which he has now in hand in reference  to    reciprocity   with   the   Australian  colonies have raised his department to  a  degree of dignity  and   importance  undreamt of by the   late government.  And  Hon.   Martin   Burrell  has made  tin* department of Agriculture one of  the most   popular   as   well   as   most  widely known in the Dominion. Kvery  branch  of Agriculture has had his attention and agriculturists in the other  provinces have been most enthusiastic  in   their commendation' of his work.  The grants  he  obtained  for  the  advancement of agriculture  in the  Dominion and the apportionment of thcin  to the various piovinccsof the Dominion   have been   most   satisfactory, and  his latest move in having an extensive  text book  on   forage   plants   such   as  clover and corn, prepared for distribution among  the  rural schools of the  Dominion and for sale to farmers who  may want them at the low price of 50c  each,  is  of    very   great   importance  for it brings the public  benefit to he  derived from the department brought  home to every tiller of the soil.  TRY THE  Hedley Gazette  for  Fine Job Printing  For a Licence to Take and Use Water  ���������\rotit-<-is hereby given that The Daly Rcdue-  -L> tion Co., of Hedley, H.C., -will apply for a  licence to take and use 1-1(1(10 miner inches of  water out the SiniilkanieeiVrivor, which flows  in a southerly direction through Hedley, li. C.  and empties, in the Okanagan river near Oroville. The water will be'diverted at a'point,  near Hedley and will be used for -power purposes on the land described as Lot 21)00.  This notice waV posted on the ground on the  I nth day of October, IIH2. The application will  be Merlin the ollice of the Water Commissioner at Fairviow, R. C.  Objections may be filed with trie said Water  Commissioner, or the 'Controller of Water  Rights.  I'nrliamen*-Ruildings.   Victoria,]!. C.  .'.The Duly Reduction Co.; Ltd  ti. 1'. .(ones, Agent  RRUIX    TREES  Buy Healthy Holme Grown Trees   '     .  No Danger of Importing Pests       No Injury front Fumigation  No Drying Out in Course of Shipment   ���������  Protect yourselfby Buying Our Trees  Write for catalogue and Price List to  THE   RIVERSIDE  NURSERIES  DeptlBi GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Established'in l9(K) ' 125 ACRES  Repres.entatlve-V. Dynes, Penticton  N. li.���������We  have Dwarf stock in--McIntosh Bed, Wealthy, Jonathan, Cox's  Orange, Ontario, Northern Spy and Wage iter.  P^tftOSE WHO TOIL EARNESTLY  *a/   and WITH SUCCESS J  m  PUBLIC NOTICE  "PUBLIC N'OTIOIC is hereby Riven, thabin-as-  4- much as certain terms of the agreement  for the sale of the ��������� Kingston Gold & Copper  Mining Company's 'properties situate at Hedley, H. CV. have nob been carried out by the  purchaser; the properties have reverted to. and  are again in the ownership and possession of  the undersigned Company.  Kingston Cold & Copper Alining Co.. Ltd.  W. A. Marsh. President  Robert Stanley. Soc-Treas  Quebec. 'J'lth August, I'll*-'. 37-li  NOTICE  .SIMILICAMKKX LAND DISTRICT  distkict oK v.vn-:  ���������PAKE Notice that!. .lohn C.  Karon ofNa-  ���������'-        niiiino. H. C. occupation, Uroker. intends \  to apply for permission to purchase the follow- ���������  ing described lands. i  Commencing at a post planted at the S. W. !  corner of pre-emption '13s thence north SO chains !  thcuc6  west .SO chains,  thence south SO chains,  thence east SO chains to point of commencement, containing filO acres, more or less  J. C. Katon  "hi. .1, McKeown, Locator  August 27th. I0I-2. HIS-10  WILL BE SATISFIED ONLY WITH THE BEST  OVER-HAUL THAT CAN BE MANUFACTURED.  AMERICAN STYLE  WORK CLOTHES.  THEY ARE DOUBtE STITCHED THROUGHOUT.  BIG AND GENEROUS (IT TAKES FROM 42.1014  YARDSTOMAKEADOZENj.HAVE SEVEN POCKETS.  IMPORTED BUCKtES AND BUTTONS THAT WONT  CCMEOFf.ELASTIC DETACHABtE SUSPENDERS.ETC.  LOOK FOR THE TAN COLORED TRADE MARK ON YOUR OVERALLS.THE LEATHER LABEL.  WE ARE THE AGENTS FOR LEATHER LABEL OVERALLS /  a**"**  When   writing Advertisers    Please  Mention the Gazette.  S chubert's Supply Stores  HEDLEY and TULAMEEN  GRANBY   BAY  "THE PAY ROLL TOWN"  Home of the 2000-ton per day Granby Copper Smelter  and sawmill  now producing over 000,000 feet of lumber per month,   both owned by tho Granby Buy  Consolidated  Mining,   Smelting & Power Co., Ltd., a corporation with .assets of over seventeen millions J  The mines nt Granby Bay already have the stupendous total of ���������1,5000,000 tons of rich copper ore  "in sight" .'Hid the mining carried on in the winter  of 1011-12 proved the wealth of the properties beyond guess work. The ore now in sight will keep  the smelter busy 75 years. Think of it! And this  not taking into account various other adjoining  properties, some under option to the Granby Co.  It is estimated that the Granby Co. rati produce  copper here for 2tt cents a ton cheaper than at its  Grand Forks smelter. When the big smelter is  completed the total investment of the Granby (Jo.  heie is expected to lie nearly two millions and that  over 1.000 men will be employed here.  When you consider the fact that to-day two  bustling cities in British Columbia are almost entirely supported by the payrolls of this company  -Phoenix and Grand Forks���������you can get an idea  what Granby Bay wilLbe.  Granbv has a. good deep water harbor and today the G.T.P., tlu-C.P.lt., and tho Union .Steamship company operate regular steamers to this  point.  Granby Bay is going to be a Payroll Town, and  that is the kind of a town that is always "up and  doing." A conservative, estimate places the number of men to be employed at 1,000' and their  monthly payroll at about $100,000, without figuring on any other industries outside of the properties and smelter of the Granby Co.  Grasp those facts!  Granby Bay is in the very heart of a. developed,  fabulously rich copper mining district.  Granby Bay has a smelter owned by a. forniid-  able commercial giant, the Granby Company.  Granby Bay will have an immense payroll every  mouth.  Granbv Bay must have a population of over  1,000 people.  Gran by Bay is a seaport.  Granby Bay can product.* copper cheaper than in  places where big profits are made from mining  and smelting.  Every lot in Granby Bay is a gilt-edged investment.  Only a few choice lots are being oiTorcd for sale in Granby Bay Townsite-and there is not much doubt  that they will be snapped up quickly. The prices are very low. To avoid dissappointment applications  for lots should be made now. The Continental Trust. Co., Ltd., of Prince Rupert, is acting as trustee for  the propel ty.    Fill out the coupon and mail to-day for full particulars, maps and prices.  C. W. CALHOUN  SOLE AGENT  336 Hastings St. W.  Room 4  Vancouver, - British Columbia  SIGN THIS COUPON AND MAIL  Mr. C. W. Calhoun  Do-it. "G"  Sole A^eiit ".Granby- Hay Townsito"  Koom I, XflSHut-ttn-rStreet West,   Vancouver.  I'lease send me, without obligation on iny part,  and detailed full information about Granby llay,  and prices  ^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, NO V7. 1912.  4?  iVi  Town and District.  Dr. Jackson, dentist, of Penticton is  expected in the valley in a few days.  He is going first to Princeton.  A luimber of Heilleyites attended  the assembly dance in Keremeos on  Friday evening last and report a very  pleasant time.  . F. H. French '.-went out.yesterday to  Penticton to meet Mrs. French who  went to the hospital, Kelowna, a  couple of weeks ago.  Mr. and Mrs. L. G. MacHaffie art-  expected to arrive in town either today or to-morrow to spend a few days  at Mrs. MacHafih'e's home here.  H. Bergstoin who was brought down'  to the hospital front the mine about  ten days ago suffering, with typhoid  pneumonia, is getting along nicely.  H. A. Turner, road supervisor, cat'ne  in yesterday and is going up the: line  with the surveyors who are laying out  the location of the provincial trunk  road.    .   ���������   ��������� - .��������� V.i-t..'   .--.,  Mr. McKettnie, school inspector, who  makes   Kamloops   his   headquarters,  did the Hedley school on Tuesday and  was  well satisfied '��������� with the "condition.  of the school.  G, P. Jones, general siiper,intendeht  of the Hedley Gold Mining Co., went,  out last  week.on   a business trip  to  Kamloops and Victoria and is expected back to-day.  The social in, the church on Monday  evening drew a very good -tttenda lice  and a good time was spent. . The. proceeds will be used for painting and  papering the church building to which  contributions are invited.  The school is- now.on.-"tlie winter  time schtM.lule, beginning at 9:30 a. m,  and closing at 3:00 p. m. This plan  has been followed for .years during the:  months pi:'November, December, January, a iid February.  Mr. Beltbn, representing the E. W.  Barrett Co., real estate dealers of  Vancouver, was in town the past  week selling lands in Burnaby. Some  of the first lots disposed of here in  Hedley by Mr. Barrett some years;  a.go have tuened out very well and  buyers made money on them.  On  Monthly- morning Mr. Khowles  '���������was. down with  his level  and'put  in  -    the grade stakes for the  skating club  on   the ground  they are  levelling off  , to flood   for a rink this winter.    Some  freezy weather- is now in demand and  when it etiiiTeJT tlie'pTospects aregood  for a  rare   sheet   of   ice   for-   winter  sports.  The diamond drill exploration in  connection with the Windfall group  .was discontinued last week but that  in connection with exploratory work  on the Nickel Plate underground is  being continued. For the last few  weeks that diamond drilling was being  preseetitcd on thel.Windfall group it  was being done under difficulties as  the frost was interfering with the  water-lines carried over the surface to  the claims.  H. B.  Brown and wife returned on  Saturday   last from  Spokane   where-  they were attending  the Fruit Fair.  They reported a big crowd in attendance  and a fine lot of exhibits in all  lines and  particularly  in ores and in  poultry.      Mrs. Brown  brought back  with   her a pen  of prize   barred  and  white  plynmuth   rocks   for   breeding  purposes,  and is going in for the propagation  of this  species.     They have  tho reputation of being notable layers.  It is  rumored  that a  telegram   has  been   received   in   town   from   C. H.  Brookes in   which  he stated  that he  would soon   be  back  to Hedley and  stating also that J. F. Mosby had been  fired out of the secretary-ship.    The  men  are still working   at   the   mine  which is said to be looking very well.  Careful honest sampling and assaying  is what is needed at this stage as the  work   progresses and if  this be  done  and   the working force  be  no  larger  than  can be  used to   the best advan  tage, there should be a fair chance under competent    management   to   get  good   results   from   a  reasonable   expenditure "ii development.  J. M. Boll of Ottawa and G. G. Gib-  bins of Vancouver wore in Hedley the  end of the week looking over some  properties on the mountain. Among  the properties they came to see were  the Florence group owned by T. Bradshaw and also some of Dune Wood's  claims but they found the snow too  deep to make a satisfactory examination of surface showings and concluded to defer their examination until a  later date. Mr. Bell is said to repie-  sent English capitalists who have extensive mining interests in various  countries and if they turn their attention to Camp Hedley at the present  time they stand to come in for some  of the prizes that are yet to lie gathered in here.  Editor* Giier of the SI bean Record  hands it put good and straight to publishers in IB. 0. who accept the offer, of  two cents a line for reading notices  from eastern papers, and they deserve  it. Not until all publishers in Canada  adopt for a minimum the scale of  minimum prices laid down in the September number of Printer & Publisher, and the publishers of British Columbia take the same scale, with the  necessary percentage of increase to  adjust the .difference between eastern  and western prices added thereto, for  their minimum, will we cease to be insulted by such offers as are continually being made by sharkswho size us  up as a pack of cheap guys that will  grab .-it any old hone that may he  hurled at lis.  On Monday' afternoon blue smoke  was seeii'" issuing fibtii among the  green timber! high'up on the mountain  side about the location of the Florence  group.; Messrs. Bell and Gibbins who  were going put on the afternoon tiain  were quite concerned about it as they  had lit a Are up there the day before.  hilt as the fiie was' built against a  rock and there was plenty of snow on  the ground they did not anticipate  that there would,be any trouble from  the Are spreading and took no pains  to extinguish it before they left. Although the smoke was spread over a  considerable, area as ifthe fire had  spread, the manner in which the  smoke formed into clouds and changed its color made it look.',as if atmospheric conditions up there at the  cloud line was.'responsible for preventing the smoke from dissipating into  the air and the thing appeared a. great  deal worse here from town than it  really was. ��������� When flight set in and  there was no .blaze in sight, nor luminous appearance of any kind it was  evident that there1 was no further  cause to. fear.. A chunk of rather  damp rotten log bad been used on the  fire which would account for the unusual volume of smoke.  A. MECxRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Ileal Estate,  Mines.  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land  Act '���������mid.  . ��������� .' Mineral Act.  ,  Agent foi-: -���������  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hail.son Bay Insurance Co.  Maryland Casualty (.o  Ocean Accident and Guai-iintec Co.  Office   at   HEDLEY, B.  C.  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  * * ������ * ������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  fevertjthing New and First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  The hunting season is now in full  swing. Don't forgetJtliat Rolls has a  new Baldwin camp light that is a very  handy tiling to take out.with ybti  whether you are going to stay overnight or not. It gi.yes a real automobile light.  SCHOOL REPORT  E. E. Burr  General   Blacksmith  Hedley, B. C.  Horse-shoeing and all  Blacksmith Work  Promptly attended to.  Pipe-fitting done.  ���������HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN,  .Following, is the. report..of, Hedley  superior school. Div. 1, for the month  of October:  H. S.-��������� Gertrude Smith, Marjoi-ie  Smith, Leo Brown and Doris Lyall,  (equal), Florence Messenger, Richard  Clare, McLaren Clark.  P. S.--Monica Smith; Achsah Gree-  ly, Henry Jones. Viola Messenger,  Marion Greely, Bertie Jones.  Maurice C. Hill, teacher.  HEDLEY, B. C.  An Up-to-date  First-Class Hotel  RATES MODERATE  F. J. DOLLEMORE  Proprietor.  GENERAL NEWS  Roosevelt is getting after- a Michigan  editor for $10,000 libel for saying tha t  he was intemperate in the use of  language and liquor. Possibly Teddy  knows best about the liquor part of  the count but as for the language  nearly everybody will back the Michi  PALACE  Liveri!, feed & Sale Stables  HUDLEY   B. C.  M A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    "I Orders for Teaming  promptly' attended to.  Office of Dominion Express Gqmpanu.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!       "  Phone U.        I N N1S B ROS. Proprietors.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the weekend ing Nov. 2, 1912:  AT THK  MINK.  Maximum        Minim tun  Oct  27 . 37 1(5  2S .. 40       .. II  20 .. .'������>       .. 15  SO .. '.iS       .. 13  HI .. 31        .. 14  Nov   1 .. 31        .. 21  2 .. 38       .. 25  Average maximum temperature 30.71  Average minimum do        17.28  Mean temperature 2(5.00  Rainfall for the week     .00 inches.  Snowfall       "       " S.5  COUHKSPO.VDr.VG WEKK OK LAST VEAK  Highest maximum temperature ���������.  Average maximum do ���������.  Lowest minimum do  Average minimum do ���������.  NURSERY STOCK  OUR  AGENTS MAKE MONEY"  ing our hardy, guai  Experience unnecessary.  selling our hardy, guaranteed stock.  YAKIMA VALLEY NURSERY CO.  Toppenish, Wash.  Mean  Oct  27  28  20  3d  31  I  o  Minimum  27  2!)  33  20  30  ii2  31  do  \T  THIS  JIICL.  Maximum  ���������13  ���������15  37  ���������12  ���������15  ���������17  ���������12  Average maximum temperature 13.  Average minimum do 30.57  Mean do 3(5.7.8  Rainfall for the week    .2     inches  Snowfall       "       "      2.15  COHHKSI'O-VDIXG  *IV1-JKK OK LAST VKAK  Highest maximum temperature 57  Average do do 51.28  Lowest minimum do 23.  Average do do 30.28  Mean do ���������!(). 7S  VDVERTISE    IN   THE   GAZETTE  TUg London Directory  (Published Annually)  Enables traders throughout the world  to communicate direct  with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being  a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with   the   Goods   they ship,   and  the  Colonial  and   Foreign   Markets they  supply;  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged  under  the  Ports  to  which  they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading  manufacturers, lnercliiints,  etc., in the principal  provincial towns  and  industrial  centres  of the United  Kingdom.  A copy of the current addition will  be forwarded , freight paid, on receipt  of Postal Order for 20s.  Dealers seeking Agencies can adver-  their trade cards for 421, or larger advertisements from ������3.  Fine Engraving  s'  ������  48V  in Sepia  of the  Borden Cabinet for Readers  ���������������'     of   the    "News - Advertiser."  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  EVERYONE wants a pietitre.of the members of the Government of  Canada. The "News-Advertiser" lias had .prepared.for.the exclusive use of its readers in this province a large engraved plate of lit.  Hon. R. L. Borden'ii iid his Minsters. '���������!".-.."  The group is redrawn, from the latest photographs of the eighteen Ministers, who compose the advisers of His Royal Higness the  Governor-General., ft is printed in sepia on heary board ready for  framing, and will be of the greatest educational value in the home,  the school and tlie library.  The Prime Minister, HON. R. L, BORDEN', occupies a central  position, aiid is shown standing at the head of the Council Table.  Seated .about hitii are his colleagues.  Dimly in the background the features of Sir John Macdonald  look dowii on his successors. .'������������������':���������"  How to Obtain the Picture  This fine engraving, of which a limited number have.been.pre-"  pared, will besent     :   :      .. <*     ���������   '/.-/;,.���������'    :���������    ..   j- '������������������'  FREE OF CHARGE;  to new subscribers,.or to old subscribers,   who renew their subscrip-:  tions for one year ($3.00). . ���������*���������--..'' '  For out of town subscribers the picture  will be tubed and postage prepaid.  Non-subscribers  may obtain copies on   payment of 50.cents.!  .If  mailed, ten cents extra for tubing and postage'.  Applications and remittances (cash   must accompany order),  must be made to  The Circulation Manager  "News-Advertiser," Vancouver.  gSgS-Jot  ffi?S5Sr-^  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  m  ���������:���������������  -������������������������  m  .#.'���������.  '.-0.  ������  ;*.  #  ������������������.���������������.-'  ;;&������������������>  -���������������'������������������.���������  ���������-������������������������.  ���������#���������'���������  .���������'���������������-'.  ��������� '#.--���������  m  #  .���������������������������������"  ������ :  ������  ������  &���������-  ���������  ���������  ���������  ...  JUND  ���������  t  ���������  We are now showing a large range  of Men's High Grade Woolen underwear.  Underwear that "'Looks Good". "Feels  Warm" and "Wears Well" and the Prices  are low. ]S"ow is the time to fit vourself  out for the winter.  Keinember that Peabody's Overalls are  the Best Looking arid Longest Wearing-  Overalls you can get. We have them to  fit all sizes ofmtn and for all kinds of  work.  ���������  |Shatfords, Ltd.!  ���������  |  Plumbing and Heating, Sheet  Metal Work Tinsnaithing-  TH6 London Directoru Go. Ltd.  25, Abchurch Lane, London. PI 0.  TRY THE  Hedley   Gazette  FOR  Fine Job Printing  X  X  2C  x  x  X  I  X  K  ���������K  x  K  x  x  x  X  Shoji corner .Vngcla Ave. and Dridge  .St.,  in 'iMurdock's blacksmith shop.'  Work guaranteed.   Consult us about your work  H. DIGNAN  Pk.VCTIt.'AL W()RKjien  PRINCETON, B. C.  Pkoi-kiktorn  %  X  X  X  %  X  i  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE! , THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. NOV 7, 1912.  MEOS  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen----Famed for Fruit Growing  Town and Lower Valley.  H. I-.Iocly of Okanagan Falls was in  town Saturday.  Provincial constable George.Sproule  of Hedley was-in town last Friday.'  , 11.   Chrisholm of Penticton   was a  visitor in town two days last. week.  Frank Dolleinore of Hedley came  down Friday and enjoyed a good  round at dancing.  Tlie.    school    inspector.   II.   H.   JIc-  '  Ken-iiu,   B. A., 'of Kamloops  paid the  schools in the 'district a visit last week.  Mrs. James Boyd with her daughter  came in from Penticton last Friday to  .;joiu   her   husband  at   the   Keremeos  Hotel.   ..'���������'.  Mr. and Mrs. Hans Rich tor, Miss E.  Sinclair and Miss Linton of the lower-  valley came up to take in the dance  Friday.  William Haining has dug most of  his -titters and. is now recuperating in  Keremeos after a strenuous time in  the lower valley.  Miss Annie funis of Hedley spent  the week end with her parents here.  Dr. and Mis. Mc'Kwen and little  .Doc. were guests at Mrs. P. Bromley  over the week end.  Miss Irwin of Princeton and Miss  Edilh Bradshaw of Hedley were the.  guests of; Mrs. .7. A. Brown over last  week end. They also took in the  dance on Friday evening.  Daniel G. McCurdy of Princeton  came down on ."Wednesday's train,  driving down the valley the following  day-.with Mr. Braddiek, of the Oliver  Typewriter Co.  Miss Manery who has been staying  ���������with her brother Sam at Vernon for  the past four months returned last  Monday. On her way down the lake  she spent a day at Summci laud as the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. ,R. Brown.  News has been received of the sad  death of Mr. J. E. Coulter in Vancouver. Mr. Coulter was the late  manager of the XV. IL Armstrong  ranch and had been in the valley for a  number of years. With his many  friends we offer our deepest sympathy  to Mrs. Coulter and family in their  bereavement.  Miss Helen Hogg who has been  keeping house for her brothers, Robert arid George, for the past year left  Monday for her home in Galston,  Scotland. Her many friends wish her  bon voyage and hope to see her back  again in another year. Miss Hogg  while with us was greatly esteemed  and it was with regret they saw her  leave.  Hallowe'en as usual, was full of  shocks and thrills, dirty windows,  carts and buggies ' upset, some were  oven put on the top of the blacksmith  shop, and the wheels were taken off  the stage coach. It is a good job that  Jim Hill's old engine was not in the  yard for the boys rin'ght have loosened  up some of the hay wire and let the  boiler down on the ties.  H. A. Hunting of Calgary, II. I"),  and II. L. Benson, Lardner. B. C, and  C. L. Arnold of Penticton motored  over from Penticton last "Wednesday  with A. B. Campbell. Mr. Arnold  brought in the first named gentlemen  to look over some ranch land in the  district and as the parties have been  in a second time we believe they contemplate purchasing property in the  lower Similkameen.  Tlie following persons were registered at the Hotel Keremeos from October 80th to November 1st. Louis Wilson, -Hope: Harry Parker. F. Phelps,  T. .7. Kruger. Fairview; H. H. llobbs,  11. D. Barnes, II. G. Freeman. Eddie  Simpson, li. W. James. 11. XX'. Know-  les, Hedley: Lome Coleman. Granite  Creek; C. J. Mumm. Auditor G. N. R..  Spokane; fJ. C. Harvey. Indian Head;  (has. Harvey. Kelowna.  Miss Hattie Innis and .Miss Ethel  Bromley were the. hostesses nt a Hallowe'en party to their many friends.  The guests were met by a very ghostlike figure which took tlieni one by  one, to an old witchlike creature who  was stirring up their fortunes in an  old caldron. After receiving their  fortunes they went into the. parlor,  where many enjoyable games were  played after which they adjourned to  tlie dining room where a, most sumptuous feast was prepared. Thirty  guests sat down to supper. The party  broke up a, little after Midnight and  wended their way home.  The first assembly dance which was  held in the town hall on Friday last  was a splendid success    The hall was  ""^a >;t::;:::l "^t'Z Cheaper than the Cheapest  SAFE AS THE SAFEST  AM)  ting  pea ranee, of the .Keremeos orchestra  was greeted with much applause for  the music they played for the dance  would be very hard to beat. The  orchestra consists of Mrs. YV.M. Frith,  piano; Willard Voting, guitar, tnonth  organ, etc.: M. Barcelo, violin; and W.  Benzie, accordion. Owing to sickness  Mr. Benzie was not able to be present.  Special thanks .must be given to the  large .number of visitors 'who came  down from Princeton and Hedley and  also up from Similkameen and Night-  hawk to join the happy throng. The  next assembly dance will take place  the last Friday in this 'month.' A fine  supper was, provided by the ladies.  WATER NOTICE  Fora Licence to Take and  Use Water  -\roticc is hereby given that the Siniilkaiiieen  x> Power Co., Ltd.. of Vancouver,- H.C, will  apply for a licence to take and use SO cubic feet  per second of water out of Ashnola Kivor,  which, (lows in a north-easterly direction and  empties into the Similkamoon river near Keremeos. The water will be diverted at the second  canyon and will bo used for power purposes on  the land described as Olivers pre-emption and  within ii radius of -10 miles.  This notice was posted on the ground on the  1 Ith day of October, 1912. The application will  be iiled' in the oflico of the Water Kecorder at  Kairvicw, Ji. G.      '  Objections may be iiled with the said Water  Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water  Rights. Parliament Buildings. Victoria, 11. 0.  Similkameen Power C'o. Ltd.  I-I. G. Spiague  Li. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.O.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC  Vernon, B. C  Hotel Keremeos  Opposite G. N. R. Station  MRS.  A. F. KIRBY,   Proprietress.  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOflMY SING, Keremeos  is a. straight life policy in  THE MUTUAL LIFE  (IF'CANADA  The history of. thousands of policies  on the above plan shows that it has  cost less than four dollars per year to  carry a policy of one thousand dollars.  If you doubt this^ call on tin*' local representative and see the history of  one policy for 20 years; then ask yourself whether you know of any other  concern whether insurance company  or benevolent society that can show a  similar record. <  1  i  S F������ R A V  Every Plan of Genuine Insurance  It is  the  people's Company and   its  profits are all for the people  This accounts for the wonderful success' which has attended forty-two  years of unparalleled progress and  achievement.    .-���������..,  W. J. TWISS  Manager for,B.C.  A. Megraw  Local Agent  ���������  X  Do not neglect to spray your trees with  Pendray's Lime Sulphur Solution  Pendray's is endorsed by all tlie leading fruit men  of the province;  We are sole agents for Keremeos and can sell it by  the barrel or gallon.  carry a full line of trarden and  Field Seeds;  ������' (.:... ���������.������������������-'���������.,  Five Roses Flour always in stock  We  F.   RICHTER ESTATE  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  f       KEREMEOS       }  AUTO LIVERY  Tweddle's New 40 horse-power  Case Auto  Leaves Keremeos for Penticton, Monday, Wednesday  and Friday at 4:15 p.m.  Returning, leaves Penticton  Monday, Wednesday and  Friday on arrival of Sti-.  Okanagan at 7:30 p.m.  SINGLE FAKE   -     $7.i>('  RETURN' -        $U.O0  Arrangements     I'or    Tilinks <  and other Baggage  A  First-Class  Driver has been  Engaged and   flu- auto may <  be   hired   at 51 It:  per   mile, .  minimum   rate; I'or further ���������  particulars apply to *\  HARRY TWEDDLE <  Keremeos Centre       -       B. C.   <  <s?������'  Synopsis of Coal'Mining Regulations  CtOAL mining rights of the Dominion, in  ' Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may bo leased fora term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,5ti0 acres will bo leased  to one applicant.  Application for a loa.se must bo made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  arc situated. .':'.  In surveyed territory the laud must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $;"> which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of live cents  per ton  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  and nay the royalty. thereon. If the coal mining rights are not being operated, such returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights maybe considered necessary for the working of the  mine at the rate of ������10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department, of  the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands.  AV. AV. CORA*.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N'.ii.-Uimtithorisscd publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. il-fjm  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  Of What   Keremeos  Fruit  Lands  Done for Early Purchasers  is Now Here  Have  This year the trees in bearing will give an  output which although showing handsome profit  on the original investment, is only a mild suggestion, of the profit to be realized with a larger  market.  We  REMEMBER  offer no  land but what has  the. water; already on it  Fruit Lots of any size to suit your means;  at $I75> 215 and 350 per acre.     Town Lots.  Keremeos Land Co., Ltd.  KEREMEOS, B. C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������i������  *.-  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  NOTICE  07TI&  JD  pz&  SUBSCRIBE FOR THK   GAZETTE  771C  Xhf������Mca^������Mta/!  wmm  IONEPV,E'������''ALLKINDS������'wo-.s|  It's the CLEANEST, SIMPLEST, onil BEST HOME  DYE, one ran fouy-.Why you don't even h^vc to  know wliut KIND of Cloth yourGooils are made  <if.--So Mistakes :irc Impossihle.  Semi for Free Color Card, Story  Booklet, and  llooklet giving results of Dyeinjr over other colors,  The JOHNSON-RICHARDSON CO , Limited,  Montreal. Cunuthi  NOTICE   is  hereby given  that on the-   2th day ol  Heccmhcr 1912, 'application will be made to the  Superintendent of Provincial Police  for the transfer  of the licence for the sale of liquor hy retail   in  and  upon the  premises  known   as the   Keremeos Hoteil  situate at Keremeos, British Columbia, from George  Kirby to AJa I'r.-mces Kirby of Keremeos, H. C.  Hated October 10th.   1912.  George Kirby, Holder ol* Licence  Ada Frances Kirby, applicant I'or transler.  FOR AFTERNOON TEAS AND  LUNCHES GO TO  HEELER'S' RESTAURANT  Keremeos, B. C.  For- Ij;idies and Gun tic-men  Popular Prices.    Neat and Cle  Rates to Regular Hoarders  in  Bread for Sale.  Ciders filled for dikes  Doughnuts and Pies.  NOTICE  SIMlliKAMKKN I,AMI .J>i.-  I'IKTUICT Ol''  VA1.K  TIUCT  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  Grease the wneel������! j  The finest lubricant for the Commercial  Machine is  PRINTERS' INK  This may be applied in 'different  ways but the two old stand-bys are  judicious advertising in the local  paper and neat stationery printed at  home. The Gazette can suit all requirements.  Tlie HEDLEY GAZETTE  HAS THE LUBRICANT  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  x  X  ���������  J. A. BROWN  Notary Public  CONVEYANCING. CCSTOMS llllOKKItAGK,  '���������'IKK INSURANCE  OFFICE  KEltEMFOS. B.C.  'Pake nntii.-o Hint 1. Al. .1.  Mt:Kt>o\vn. of  V-in-  L        (-(iiivoi-, II. (,'. nccaipatinii Hroker. intt-nrls  to apply I'or pcM-mission to purchase the. fol'.mv-  itifT dL'sia-itiuil land.  CnininttnaiiiK at a post planted al thir S. \\\  corner of l,oMllf>s tlnaifc south Unchains thenec  cast,,SO chains, tlionnc north .SI) chains, thence  west W) chains to point of comine.ncuiiient ton-  tniniiiK <II0 ucrtfs more or less.  M, ,). llcKwnvn  Aiiirnsf^th, Uil-J :������i-ln  M. LEIGHTOn  WADE, B. Sc.  Electrical Engineer  Isolated   plants  for light   and  power in Mills. Mines, etc.  Municipal   installations   and  I'Xtensions.  KAMLOOPS,  B.C.  Kcremcos-PciiUcton Mail Staec.  The mitti stage leaves Kt-rcnieos for  Penticton. Tuesdays, Tlnirsdavs .-ind  Siiturday at f> p.m.  Single' fare S7..r.(), Return $ 1-1.HO  The   auto   sl;iifo will   run an   exclusion  I'voi'v   Sund.ty   from I'otUicton   to Modlcy  and   return. Ii.--i.viii>-*   Penticton   al !S a. in.  and, ii'tui-nini;- leaving Medley at 4 p.m.  Phone 11. Penticton W. K. Wici.t;v  C.   M.  SHAW  (livil Engineer, Dominion ami Provincial hand Surveyor.  Office of .1. A, Brown  KEREMEOS - - B. C

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