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 AND SUVCILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III. ������������������'���������'���������������������������No!' 39.  HEDLEY, B.-.C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1907.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF  BEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  .A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  :       Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest.    .   . .���������..-       5*000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  OVER THE V. V.&  Some    Observations   on  Route to the Boundary  the  DELICtIITS of a scenic road  Branches throughout Canada, arid in the United States and England,  A GENERAL banking business transacted  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS" PAPER DISCOUNTED]  ������4  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates.    The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  Tine withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  Penticton Branch,  J. J. Hunter, Man  The Old Horse-back Trails of a. Decade  ���������or  More  Ago   Now   Look   Lonely  From the Car Windows���������Evidences  of Progress Along- the Way.  CHARLES JE. SHAW  Civil, Engineer,    -  !  ,    Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders man be ieft at Gazette office.  flEDLEY,       : .���������-���������':       :      .:-.������������������    B. G.  THE GRAND FORKS MEETING.  Splendid Reception Given to Opposition  Leader and His, Able Lieutenant.  RR ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L;  ������������������;'     BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Grand Union  Hnt^l       :���������'���������:_  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  The Grand Forks,' meeting was no  exception to the splendid series held in  this province by Hon. R. L. Borden,  who was accompanied by W. H. Bergeron, the witty, talented member for  Beauharnois.  The committee of management at  Grand Forks made only one mistake  and that was in not having the meeting in the skating rink, for the public  hall which 'will-nominally seat 000 was  full to overflowing.  A special train on the C. P. R. from  Greenwood  brought a  large  number  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate,   Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,   B.  C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:-  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:  MINES earkdi  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY. B. C.  STAMP MILL FOR GOLDEN ZONE  Order Is Given to Jenckes Machine Co.  ���������Will Ship in Sixty Days.  Tlie visit to Hedley last week, of  Chas. Sangter has resulted in an order  being placed for a small mill on the  Golden Zone. Mr. Sangster represents  the Canadian Rand Drill Co., but as  they do not manufacture stamp mills,  he was authorized by the agent of the  Jenckes Machine Co. to put in one. of  their mills.  The order was placed by Paul Brod-  hdgen for himself and his co-owners,  Messrs. Marks and Murphy, and the  equipment consists of a. 5x7 in. double  cylinder hoist; 5 stamps of 1050 lbs.  each, with 10-stamp equipment; a 40  h. p. boiler and a 30 h. p. engine, and  a Wilfiey concentrator. The mill will  be shipped to Keremeos from which  point it will be hauled to the mine.  from that town, who arrived after the  meeting had begun, and they found to  their satisfaction that the committee  of management had very thoughtfully  reserved a certain number of seats in  front for them.  Ernest Miller, the president of the  Conservative Association, officiated  acceptably as chairman, and Martin  Burrill, who never disappoints his  friends, opened- the ball in what he  himself called a curtain-raiser, which  was clever and tactful as to matter and  considerate as to length.  The Conservative leader, in his hour  and a half speech, made an excellent  impression, even the better class of  Liberals (and by the way Grand Forks  Liberals have some very fine fellows  among them) being strongly impressed  with his absolute sincerity and sterling  worth. The ground covered by Mr.  Borden in his speech was much the  same as that dealt with by him at  other meetings in the province, full  reports of which appeared in the coast  papers.  The speech of Mr. Bergeron was both  clever and unique. While the speaker  was at the disadvantage of addressing  his audience in a language other than  his own, the French accent lent a particular charm, and would almost have  held the attention itself, but in Mr.  Bergeron's case that was not necessary  for the matter and the .manner in  which his facts were presented was  invincible. Good speakers declared it  the cleverest stump speech they ever  listened to, for while it entertained  and amused, it arraigned the administration with an array of hard facts  that were unanswerable. When Borden reaches the treasury benches and  leads the government of this country,  a post for which hois eminently fitted,  there will be no kick among the English-speaking people who have heard  them on this tour at any cabinet preferment or other post of honor that he  may have in store for his straight and  clever lieutenant from Beauharnois.  J. H. Bromley brought in on Saturday from his ranch up the river, the  champion potato of the season. It  weighed 2 lbs. 7 ounces, and was clean-  skinned and solid. The potato was of  the early rose variety, seed being procured from the establishment of M. J.  Henry, the nurseryman and seedman.  A couple, of beautiful specimens of the  Alexander apple were also brought in  by Mr. Bromley from his orchard.  These were taken from four-year-old  trees and they demonstrate the fact  that for fruit-growing and general  farming the Similkameen is all good.  Now that the regular trains are Dinning to Keremeos, the V. V. <& E. can  really be said to have given railway  connection to the Similkameen, for,  barring the stay over night at Oroville,  it is an easy matter now to reach  Boundary points.  Last week the  visit of the leader of  Federal Opposition  to   Grand   Forks  made it sufficiently tempting to make  the journey, and the. Gazette representative  took his initial  trip over  the  V. V. & E.   As the regular passenger  train was not put on until several days  later,  the part of tlie. route between  Keremeos and Oroville was made on a.  work train by the courtesy of Mr.  J.1  ���������H. Kennedy, the chief engineer of the  V. V. &'E., for whom  the train  was  run.    At first the  conductors on the  work trains were not disposed to prevent anyone who wanted a quick trip  to Oroville to ride with them (always,  of course, at their own  risk),  but. latterly some difficulty arose with the  U. S. customs,  and Capt. Reuger, the  collector    at    Oroville,    objected   to  the carrying of passengers.    Possibly  some who had been  thus obliged by  the  trainmen, may  have shown a disposition to take advantage, of the customs; but the mandate of Capb. Reuger had the effect of stopping passenger  traffic,  and but for the fact that the  Gazette representative travelled with  Mr. Kennedy and under his sponsorship,, with nothing contraband in his  possession,  the privilege'of using the  work train would not have been given.  The route from Keremeos down the  valley of the Sjmilkameen river is a  beautiful stretch of track.   Especially  on the Canadian side of the line is this  ;the case.   The road-bed is perfect, the  grade  almost  flat,   and   occasionally  stretehes of three  miles and over are  met of dead straight track,  a thing  rarely found on a railway following a  river bottom.   The excellent condition  of the road-bed reflects great credit  upon the superintendent of track, Mr.  Mainey,  under whose supervision the  track-laying, ballasting and surfacing  was carried out.    If trains on this section  of the road cannot make up a  good few notches of lost time,  it will  not be the fault of the road-bed nor of  the route as laid out by the location  and construction engineers.  One station, Delmar, on part of D.  McCurdy's place, divides the distance  between Keremeos and Chopaka (this  is the spelling adopted by the Great  Northern). The latter place is on the  boundary line, and the Canadian customs officer in charge is Walter Frith,  formerly of Coles <fc Frith, Greenwood.  Beyond Chopaka the valley narrows  and the route becomes more sinuous.  The most interesting features of the  route between Chopaka and Oroville  are the 11)00 foot tunnel at Shanker's  bend, and the Similkameen falls which  has been developed for power. Night-  hawk station divides the distance.  At Oroville the station has been  placed something of a mile north of  the old town, but all of the business  places formerly located in the old  town, prominent among which was  the Peerless hotel, have been moved  to the new town at the station, The  Peerless has been greatly enlarged and  is now a comfortable and apparently  well conducted hostelry, with no suggestion remaining of the ram pasture  which flourished in the construction  boom of two years ago, a vivid recollection of which remains with those  who had been thus housed. Beyond  Oroville the climb begins up the mountain to cross the divide between the  Okanagan and Kettle rivers. The altitude at Oroville is about 940 ft. above  sea level, while the summit on this  route at Molson is about 3,500 feet.  them is about 10 miles and the railway  mileage is 27, giving a grade whose  maximum reaches 2A per cent. The  road after leaving Oroville takes advantage of dry gulch and nine mile  creek, going back and forth from one  to the other, with occasional figure  eight-loops and scallops to overcome  elevation in the least compass. One  particularly interesting loop is at Circle City. Those portions of the route.  which go into the nine-mile basin, reveal familiar topography, and call up  recollections of the old trail which was  for decades the artery of trade. The  railway near Sidley approaches within  about 30 feet of the boundary line, and  could better its grade by crossing, but  the eternal customs nuisance forbade  crossing ofteher'..than is absolutely  necessary.       !   ,  The pass at Molson is held to be the  lowest of any in this range, and, as  Mi-. Kennedy says, "is found just  where one woidd expect it to be, and  that is.half-way between Bonaparte  and Bakly, the two highest peaks in  the range." It has been asserted that  the summit crossed by Odell's route  for the C. P. R. between Penticton and  Carmi on the West Fork of the Kettle  is lower, but Mr. Kennedy attaches no  credence to the claim ; and as this is a  subject which he has investigated fully  in the many reconnaisance trips which  he made before a final location was determined upon, it is pretty safe to conclude that if there was any easier route  to be had he would have got it.  At Molson for a piece the grade is  flat, and two miles east, the boundary  line is again crossed on the downgrade  for Kettle river.  The    country    around   Bridesville,  which is the first station on the Canadian side after  the   train   re-enters  B. C, gives evidence of good crops but  at that time���������the last week in September���������the crop had not all been harvested,   the   cool   moist weather of this  season preventing it from ripening as  soon as  it  did in other years.     At  Bridesville on the farm of Davey McBride a little village is springing up,  and  the railroad   has a   water-tank,  filled by gravity.   Here also a little  looping was done to overcome elevation, and on the morning  when  this  trip was made, the  train,  which had  been running in  the sunlight on the  mountain top, dropped down into the  cloud hanging on the upper and middle  stretches of Baker creek,  and this obscured somewhat   the  yiew   along a  portion of the route that we were most  anxious to see, for it was in the middle  of old familiar ground.     Not until the  train  stopped at   Myncaster,  on  the  western slope of Myer's creek, was the  writer able to recognize fully the location.   Between Bridesville and Myncaster the distance is 12 miles,  with  a  station, Syackan,   which is five miles  from Myncaster,  between, and along  this distance the work was particularly heavy, many big rock cuts and enormous fills  being everywhere in evidence.     This   work  was done  by T.  Gallagher's  men.    The  track  crosses  Myer's Creek valley to the east slope,  of same on a long curving trestle,   the  arc of which approaches within 20 feet  of the  boundary  line,  but   does  not  cross for the same  reason  already referred to in  connection with the location at Sidley.  Had they been allowed  to   cross   here   and   gone farther  up  Myer's Creek valley,  they could have  overcome much of the elevation which  farther on necessitated the looping at  Bridesville.  Myer's Creek valley near the month  .of .the creek narrows into a canyon, in  which is the 900 foot tunnel at the  mouth of which was that "ever-glorious, almost fatal fray" between Engineer Kennedy's huskies and the C.  P. R. mercenaries commanded by General Fred McLaine. From this spot  the train speeds on only a few minutes  more until Midway, the widely-pegged  city, heaves in sight.  Thus we have followed the line from  Keremeos to Midway, a distance of  about 97 miles, built by Mr. Kennedy  in about, two years time;, in the face of  many disadvantages and set-backs,  one uncontrollable delay after another  occurring to thwart his plans.    Labor i  TRAIN SERVICE TO KEREMEOS.  It's a Stub Train From Oroville, but was  Difficult to Arrange Otherwise.  The regular train service.. to Keremeos has now been in operation about  a week.  The Keremeos station is in charge of  W. E. McDaniel. an old hand with the  Great Northern, and thoroughly conversant with this "portion of the Great  Northern system, as he was formerly  at Grand Foi-ks and later on at Republic.'  The delay of starting the service for  about a fortnight before the first pas- .  senger train ran, was due to lack: of  rolling-stock, the. passenger touches  allotted to the S'. F. <fc N.-branch" being  needed for the Spokane Fair traffic,  and the engines were engaged atbal-  lasting and trimming up, the track between: Midway and Molson to get in  .shape for the winter.  The schedule north of Oroville pro-'  vides for a train to leave Oroville for  Keremeos at 9 a. m., reaching the latter station at 12:01. The distance is  given as 39 miles, which allows three  hours for the run or 13 miles'an hour  with stoppages, and given afair chance  ibis expected tot) that it will be able  to make it in that time. Returning, it  is timed to leave Keremeos at 4 p. in.  and arrive, at Oroville at 7 p. in.  This is considerable of a. disappointment to all who had counted on the  daily train from Spokanegoing clear  through to Keremeos the same day,  but, as explained by railway officials,  that would be a difficult task to accomplish with the one train crew, which  now makes the run clear through from  Spokane to Oroville, and if they were  required to run through to Keremeos  they would reach there after midnight  and have to start out again at 3 o'clock  in the morning.  While it appears inevitable that this  stub train service will be all that we  will get for a while, it is very probable  that the present timing may be changed so as to have the train leave Oroville early enough in the morning to  make Keremeos by S or 9 a.m. and not  leave Keremeos in return until 6 p. in.  This would permit running passengers  through from Keremeos to Princeton  after the arrival of the brain, and  would also make it possible to get from  Oroville. to Hedley and return in one  day. The Hedley Board of Trade has  already made the request for such a  change to be made.  During construction from Keremeos  to Hedley, and especially while track-  laying on that portion is being done,  the engine of the local passenger train  could be used for a portion of the day  in forwarding material and in running  the ballasting trains, and then when  the track is completed and train service is opened to Hedley, the railway  company may see their way to break  up the Spokane, train either at Grand  Forks or at Midway and employ an  additional train crew to run the Spokane daily on through to Hedlev in  the same day.  TO TAKE OUT ROCK CUT.  A Party of Swedes Has Taken Contract  of the Work at South  End  of Smelter Flat.  The first evidence of actual work on  the V. V. & E. in this vicinity which  the people of Hedley will see will be  that on the big rock bluff at the south  end of smelter flat. The contract has  been let to Gus Johnson, Chas. Olsen,  Chas. Dalien and three others.  The work which they have taken  embraces twelve stations, from 1772 to  1783, and will represent about 1200 feet  although all v.f it will not be equally  heavy. For a. considerable part, however, it will mean blasting a solid road  bed out of a perpendicular mountain  face, and the length of time that it  will take the track to reach Hedley  will be the time required by these  station-men to do this particular piece  of work, as the superintendent, Geo.  Cunningham, expects  to have all the  rest of the grades squared out and  has been scarce and inferior in charac- \ connected up by the time these men  ter, and the whole situation much less  The distance by wagon road between  favorable than when he built the  Phoenix branch in 1904 in about seven  months time.  are through.  The camp will go in as soon as Major  Anderson completes final right of way  arrangements, and he was expected in  yesterday for that purpose. THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   OCTOBER 10,    1907.  s mbm  ��������� Mr:  Me-Bride  or  his government for  j "better terms".    In February last this  'province gave  Mr.   McBride  and   his  {'government  the  nece.ssarv. mandate;  Issued on Thursdays, by tho Hkpi.kv Ga-'.icttk j ......  Pkintino and I'liti.isni.vc; Co.ui-anv.        i htit tlie only change, which  it made m  Li.uiticd.   at Hedley.   li. C. ; ,   ���������     ,   '-, '���������."���������', -   ._. __��������� j Mr. Lnui-ier.s attitude was  to  change  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Adva'tct:  ��������� hi.s   inipudciit  .supercilious   banter   to  Per Vunr...' Siiif;.' oncii  avowed hostility,  towards   this  Six Months ,��������� UK) (    ���������, "'   .  ,      Advertising Rates j province and an   apparent determ.na-  Moasuru.nei.U12 linos to the inch. j tion to lliwart the will   of  the   people  Land Notices���������Certiiicates of improvement. etc. | of British  Columbia.  ������7.00 for (iO-day notices, and $5.()0 for .'iO-day;  notices. TIicm' were the attitudes that Prcni-  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch. $1.0(1 for one insertion. 25 cents for  each  subsequent insertion.   (Ivor one inch.  1(1 (tents per line for llrst insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  ������������������Transients'payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per inoiil I.  ?1.���������:.'���������: over 1 inch ni-.d up to I inches, Si.00  per inch per month.'To constant advertisers  taking larger space tlinn   four inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time. "  Advertisements will be changed once every  niontli if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftener than once a month  the price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertiseiiientwshould  bo in the oflieo by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. IWEGRAW, Managing fc-ditor.  niriwr������-iii������.i.������'A:WM:riTW^e-ir^^i^;-*i'kwj*.Taawi  /������*?-*  Full .Moon  '^l.-rt  Last quar.,  i-Oth.  191)7  GOT,  \ew Moon  7 th"  First quar.  llth.  1907  Sun. Mon. Tues. We;l. Tin:. Fri. Sat  1  2       8  0  7  S  9      .10  13  11  .15  .10     17  2D  21  22  23     21  27  28  29  80     XI  II  IS  '**  o  12  19  20  icr McBride had to fight. What lie  has already achieved is gratefully acknowledged by the best people in the  province irrespective of party. And  as British Columbia can never get  justice from the federal government  while its-representation at Ottawa is  d to   the   government   of- Mr.  WHO MADE THIS AN ISSUE  The Nelson   News  seems   to    think  that Pr.miier McBride  has no right to  to be heard   by   the   electors   of   this  province  on the  platform   with   Hon.  R. L. Bordrin, nor to take part in   the  discussion   of   fedeial   affairs against  the present administration  at Ottawa  no  matter  how   much    those   affairs  may effect  tho  welfare of   this  province.    "This," the News declares   "is  a   somewhat   ludicrous   attitude    for  Premier McBride to take  up  in  view  of his perfervid denunciation  of Ottawa domination at the   late  provincial  elections."    It further complains  that  ������������������Premier McBride intends to drag the  4 better terms '  question into the dominion ��������� fight, ' notwithstanding   his   repeated declarations that this is not a  party    question."      If     the     "better  terms"   question   is   not   only   to   be  brought in   but   is   in   the   dominion  fight, the responsibility for such does  not   lie   with   Premier   McBride   but  with the Liberals themselves and   the  onus of it must rest upon  Sir  Wilfrid  .Laurier, for his expressions of opinion  on the subject at  various  times   and  his actions at and  following  the Ottawa   conference   of    provincial   premiers :   upon   Mr. Tenipleman and the  other representatives of this  province  at Ottawa, and upon the Liberal press  ���������of British Columbia for  the  readiness  with which   they   would  always  take  their cue  from   Laurier and  Teinple-  uian  to  minimi/.e   the  importance  of  the  question.     Laurier    would   never  have dared to treat   this  matter  with  the degree of levity   which   he  did   in  the earlier stages, nor   to take the  determined stand   which   he   has   since!  done to prevent this   province   obtaining justice, had   he   not  heen   encouraged in such a course by  the  indifference and subservience  of the federal  i-epresentative.s from this province and  the Liberal press.     When representatives  of Premier McBride's   Government first went to Ottawa to  sue for  "better  terms"   they were  told  that  they had no mandate from the people  of British Columbia and  were advised  to go  home  and  secure such before  asking for "better terms".    This treatment was doubtless due to  the fact  that as the province had sent no representative to Ottawa   of McBride's  political faith,   and  Senator Temple-  man was making light of the whole  affair, it was  not necessary for Mr.  Laurier and his government to pay  any attention to the request made by  oppose:  McBride, ho would be remiss in his  duty to this province if he did not use  every effort in his 'power to see that  the rights of the province are upheld  and a representation elected in British  Columbia for the federal parliament  which will tell aiiy'government, that  may be in power there; that British  Columbia must have her rights.  Laurier has refused to ai bitrate the  question and lias refused even to investigate any further the bona fides  of British Columbia's claims. Mr.  Borden on the other hand has promised to give the matter the fullest investigation and deal with the question  on its merits. That is all Mr. McBride'  asks and that is why lie is on the public platform along with Mr. Borden.  1836  THE BANK OF  NOTICE.  A SPECIAL MEETING of the' Hoard of Licence Commissioners for the Similkameen  Licensing District will be held in tho Court  House. Princeton, on Frldny,, October 25th,  11107, at 2 o'clock p. in., to consider the following  applications for transfer of Liquor Licences.;  Lloyd A.Manly, Great Northern IiotoJ. Princeton, to Lloyd A. Manly and Peter Swanson,   .  Peterson Urns., Great Northern Hotel, Hedley, to John Lind.  U. .1. Erimond, Commercial Hotel, Hedley, to  Frank li. McArthur and Thomas Guiney.  RONALD  HE WAT.  Chief Licence Inspector,  .'19-1   ... Similkaineen Licensing District.  IPO?  ca  ONE    OF   THE  COUNTRY-  OLDEST    BANKS    DOING   BUSINESS   IN   THIS  -50 BRANCHES IN CANADA AND THE U.-S.  County Court "of Yale.  SITTINGS of the County Court of Vale will  be held as follows, viz.: At Fraternity  Hall, Hedley, on Thursday, October 17th, 1(107;  and at the Court.Honso, Princeton, on Saturday, October IOtli. KJ07; at 11 o'clock in the forenoon of each day.   By Command,  HUGH HUNTER,  35-tfl Registr.-ir County Court.  County Court of Yale.  A SITTING of the County Court of Yale will  bo held at tho Government Ofliee. Fair-  view, Ji.C.. on Tuesday. October the 22nd, 1907,  at the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  By command,  .. .    .IAS. R. BROWN,  30-2 Registrar County Court.  H. STIKEMAN, General Manager  J. ELMSLY,  Supt. of Branches  .Paid-Up Capital,  Reserve,       -       -  $4,866,666  $2,238,666  BANKING   BY   MAIL  'A Accounts of parties living at a distance receive every attention.     If Deposits can be  made through the mail, and sums added thereto and withdrawn atany time.  ���������mi .Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada andabroad.   '  Hedley   Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  ���������HW r'^KWOrV^ki? ��������� /MAS.Y^Wif*-:irt-fiAUW?Wfi������������-rt  T������gmtnTO������BTyg-,miHCT-^^  Notice of Dissolution.  N(  OTICK is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, as hotel-keepers in the town of Hedley. li.C. has been this day dissolved by mutual  consent. All debts owing to the said paitner-  ship are to be paidcto -Frank li. McArthur at  Hedley aforesaid, and all claims against the  said partnership arc to be presented to the said  Frank li. McArthur. by whom the same will  be paid.  Witness: f   . R. J. KDMOXD.  A. Mho-haw.    i   Fka.vic li. McAirniLra.  '  37-J     .  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Oct. 5th :  ���������  AT THE MINE.  Maximum Minimum  Sep 29 .. ���������        .. ��������� ���������   '  30 .. ���������        ������������������ ���������  Oct    1 .. ��������� '     .. ���������  2 .. ��������� -. :���������        .  4 ������������������ ���������        ������������������ ~  Average maximum temperature ���������.���������  Average minimum do ���������.  Mean temperature ��������� .  Rainfall for the week    .��������� inches.  Snowfall  couKi-'sro.Yia.vG wkkk ok last veaii  Highest maximum temperature 65  Average .maximum do 52.S5  Lowest minimum do 30  Average minimum do 33..  Notice of Dissolution.  NOTICE is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore .subsisting between us, the  undersigned, as hotel-keepers in the town of  Hedley. li. C. has been this day dissolved by  mutual consent. All debts owing to the said  partnership are to be paid to ,161m Lind; at  Hedley aforesaid, and all claims against the  said partnership are to be presented to the said  John Lind, by whom the same will be settled.  Dated at Hedley, this li/th day of September,  A. 1). 1007.  Witness: f   JOHN..PETERSON.  A. Mkguaw.    I    JOHN LIND.       30-5  HOTEL SIMIL    HEDL&y, B. 6.  EEN  Notice of Forfeiture  Mean  do  42.92  AT  THE  HULL.  M  iximum  Minimum  Sep 29  07  45  30  00  39  Oct    1  64  43  2  3  (S3  63  42  40  -I  07  40  5  ���������OS  45  Average maximum temperature 05.42  Average minimum do 43.71  Mean do 54.50  Rainfall for the week      .0   inches  COKKESl'O.N'DIXO AVKEIC OK LAST VHAIt  Highest maximum temperature 09.  Average do do 04.85  Lowest minimum do 31.  Average do do 41.57  Mean do 53.21  NOTICE  PART IV.,  "WATER  CLA USES CONSOLIDATION ACT, 1S1I7."  fHIS IS TO CERTIFY that "The Keremeos  -1 Land Company. Limited," incoiporalcd  the 17th day of June, 1007, having complied with  the provisions of the "Power Companies' Relief  Act:, I'M," lias submitted its undertaking to  the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for approval, and that the said undertaking, as shown by  the documents mid plan liled, has been approved, and that the same is as follows: -  (I.) Tho corporate powers of the Company in  respect of its undertaking and works are to be  exercised within the Similkameen Division of  Yale District, in the valley of the Similkameen  River below the Ashnola River:  (2.) Tho construction of an intake alongside  tho AAlmohi River at tho point shown on the  plan filed, and the application of water to be  diverted from the said river for distribution for  irrigation purposes of the lands rloHnod on the  said plan :  (.'!.) The const ruction of canals, ditches, Humes  and pipe-lines:  (1.) The acquisition of such lands as may be  required for the said undertaking:  (5.) The acquisition of water by record, purchase or otherwise:  ((i.) Generally the powers set out in the Memorandum of Association of the said Company:  And this is further to certify that the amount  of the capital of the Company, which will bo  duly subscribed for by carrying on its undertaking, before it exercises any of the powers of  the " Water Clauses Consolidation Act, 18!)7,"  and Amendment Acts, is hereby fixed at eighty  thousand dollars (������80,000.00), and such capital  shall be subscribed, and twenty-live (25) per  cent, thereof actually available within six  months from the date hereof, and the times  within which tlie undertaking and works arc  to be commenced and completed arc 2 months  and 8 years, respectively, from the date hereof.  And, subject as aforesaid, such application is  hereby approved.  Dated this 8th day of July, A. I). 1907.  FRED. J. FULTON,  39-4 Clerk of tho Executive Council.  To Joseph McDermott and any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in the Edwin Fractional Mineral  Claim, situated on Nickel Plate mountain,  in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  *yOU are hereby.required to take notice that  * I have expended for assessment and'for recording certificate of work on the above named  claim. SI02.nO, being the expenditure necessary  to enable me to hold said claim, and you are  hereby required to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure together with  all costs of advertising. If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within 00 days of first publication of this notice  in the Hedley Gazette, your interest will become.vested in me, your co-owner, under the  provisions of the "Mineral Act and Amending  Acts."  Dated this 5th day of Sept.. 1007.  ������1���������*   ----  '"*t* . ������  *-r  im  LEADING  HOTEL OF  Tn&  SIMILKnM&EM VALLEY  This house is new and .strictly first class  in' every'*-"respect, 'being equipped with all  niodern conveniences ���������electric light, telephone, baths, etc.        :  :       Rates model ate.  j|     W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  WmSMUMi3.S3BtSgEm  ttWAWVt*i*W<aW4������A%aaa&aA<iW^  31-11  GEORGE H. CAIIILL.  NOTICE.  OSOYOOS LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTUICT Oh- YaLK.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Robert Cai-cw Armstrong, of Keremeos, occupation���������rancher,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described laiul:���������    .       .  Commencing ut a post planted at tho north  west corner of the Indian reserve where it,joins  Lot 1180. thence west 30 chains; thence south JO  chains; thence cast HO chains; thence north -10  chains to point of commencement, and containing 120 acres, more or less.  RoniSKT C'AltlOW AH.MSTUO.N'O.  Dated Sept. Kith. 11)07. .''7-10  NOTICE.  To Tin-; Ho.xui) ok Lick.vck Co.mmissio.vkus,  Si.m 1 i.ica.mki-'.v Li<ji:.\\siN<; DisTincT:  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to apply for  permission to transfer the licence of tlie  Coinmoreia! Hotel, Hedley. from It. J. Edmoud  to Frank 11. McArthur and Thomas Guiney.  :(7-,- R. J. KDMOXD.   WHEN YOU HANKER FOR      Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  CALL UP F������MOrMIE IMo. S  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  BL' J. EiD)M������im  U������ S>Enteto������n*  t  x  x  X  X  ������  i  I  i  fc*������*9s*i*������yj������i!������te������ets*0������st*^^  in  STOP AT  The C  Hotel  TWEDDLE (3b REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  5ULLE  NOTICE.  APPLICATION    FOR   TRANSFER   OF   LI-  O.UOR   LICENCE.  ���������M"OTICK is hereby given that I will make ap-  -1' plication to the Hoard of Licence Commissioners of the Similkameen Licensing District  at its next meeting for a transfer of the Liquor  Licence held by Lloyd A. Manly for the Great  Northern Hotel, situate on Lots, Week J, town-  site of Princeton. B. C, from the said Lloyd A.  Manly to L. A. Manly and Peter Swanson, trading under the firm name of Manly & Swanson.  Dated this llth day of September, A.D. 1007.  ;������;-,->  LLOYD A. MANLY.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "LITTLE JOE FRACTION" Mineral Claim,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located : On Nickel  Plate mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that T. II. A. Whillans, as  agent for XV. E.Rurritt, F.M.C. No. 1*12701.  and self, F.M.C. No. 135571, intend, fiOdays from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate ot Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And Further take notice that action, under  section .'17, must be commenced, before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 24th day of September, 11)07.   38-10  fie  imi  T WAY  LEAVES OROVILLE DAILY 5:00 A. M.; ARRIVES 10:15 P- M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  M. COSTELLO,     -     Agent,     -    Oroville, Wash.  P. H. BURNHAH, D. F. & P. A., Grand Forks, B. C.  DIRECT    CONNECTIONS   AT    SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND   OVERLAND    TRAINS THE .HBDLEY   GAZEri'E,. OCTOBER 10,   1907.  *?v  REV ELY'S  STAB L E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Oiffice in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  ���������Work will be attended to  by calling Phone 12.  W.   F.   REVELY;   Proprietor  Town and District.  A: VERY NARROW ESCAPE.  IhotIII  Established 1900  I H EDLEY  I  K  ���������x  K  I  ������������������:���������������������  *  q u i e t a xi) c'onvknikxt.  Special Attention* Given  to the Travelling Puiu.tc.  /t3?' Rates   Modkhate. *S3i  x  X  x  D. G. HACKNEY   %  Prop, and Manager ������  HOLLAND,  FRENCH AND JAPAN  bulbs for fall planting.  S66ds-Tr66s-riani>s  the f.M.rni,  garden,  lawn or  conservatory.  Reliable approved varieties,  at  reasonable prices.  Please bear in mind in placing your order  that our fruit trees arc not grown from  cheap imported piece root grafts, but arc  budded on whole root seedling grown on  our own grounds and from bearing trees  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps and.  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc.    CATALOGUE FREE.  Oldest established nursery on the mainland of B. C.  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road,      Vancouver.  *********  NOTICE.  To the Ciuei-' Licence Inspkctou, Si.mii.ica-  .meen Licensing Distiuct:���������  ���������T'A'CK NOTICE that I intend to apply to the  ���������*��������� Board of Licence Commissioners for tlie  Siniilkanioeu Licensing District, for permission  to transfer the licence for the Great Northern  Hotel. Hedley, from Peterson Bros. & Lind to  John Lind.  ;������!--������ JOHN PETERSON.  Wtt"4W4"4W43������������4"<������arfW4������c������3*W4"4)e2������  X  K  X  K  x  x  x  X  *:  X  K  x  x  x  x  :X  K  K  x  K  :X  K  x  *C  x  H  x  X  X  X  K  I  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  X  1KB  Ti  m  i i i  1.1."  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.    Rates  moderate.  PETERSON BROS & LIND,  .Proprietors.  X  X  X  X  5  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  9  X  X  X  %  X  X  x.  i  X  X  %  X  Dr. Westwood and wife of Coleman,  Alberta, were in town last'week.  Mrs. W. .1. Forbes returned last  week,from it visit to Green Mountain  and Keremeos.  Mrs. L. W. Shatford and children  left yesterday for Penticton. Mr. J.  Tunis drove them over.  Rover's stage now makes daily  runs from Hedley to Keremeos and return. ''The stage leaves here about  S a. in. and arrives back at 4:30 p. lii.  The workdone in the way of street  clearing has made considerable of an  improvement on the portions that  have thus far received attention.  .. W; Y. Williams passed through last  week en route for Grand Forks.on his  vt'tnrn from examining result of development on the: properties on Bear  creek, on which the Granby Co. has a  bond.  Ed; Kennedy and O. E.- Andersonof  the V. V. <fc E. engineering staff together with Alex. McDonald started  yesterday on a. trip over the Hope  trail; They'will, return' in about ten  days.' ..':-.' .  J. Fraser Campbell came down on  Friday last from Copper Mountain,  and is a firm believer in the mining-  future of that section of the country.  Miv'Campbell-.is confident..that further,  development will result in some good  producing mines.  Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Clark of Green  Mountain came in on Sunday on a flying visit to their daughter,'Mrs. W. J.  Forbes, and. returned home on Monday. They expressed gratification at  the many evidences of progress in the  valley since their last trip over.  The report current a few weeks ago  that the railway bridge over the Similkaineen at Armstrong's was to be  an iron structure was inaccurate. On  the bridge in place there are wooden  trusses, decked over with broken rock  to prevent danger troin fire.;  It is reported that Hans Richter  lost the championship belt for broncho  busting at the Victoria Fair to Tommy  Graham of South Thompson. Victoria  papers gave several accounts of the  contest, in all of which ho mention appeared to have been made of any failure on Hans' part to ride anything  given him, but on the contrary he  seemed to be setting the pace for the  best of them. How the final decision  of the judges catne to be against him  is unknown a fc present.  This is the year for big tubers, the  season favoring vigorous growth. The  Gazette, is in receipt of a mess of fine  potatoes which look to be of the early  rose variety, grown on the ranch of  Mr. L. A. Clark at Green Mountain.  Each spud would provision' a healthy  man for a day. Those who may think  that an altitude, of 3000 feet is too high  for the successful growing of vegetables would need to modify their views  on seeing the vegetables produced by  Mr. Clark.  Mail for Boundary points and all  along the Crow's Nest is now dispatched southward by stage from Penticton and received by the same route.  This arrangement has been in force  for several weeks, but in the case of  newspapers it doesn't seem to have  quickened the time. Few of the Boundary exchanges come to hand any  sooner than they did before. Some  of them are one mail later, and some  fail to reach here at all. Possibly the  mail clerks on the Great Northern  and postmasters in Washington are  nob very well up on B. C. geography.  Now that regular trains are running  from Oroville to .Keremeos, surely  some provision will be made to receive  Hedley mail by rail instead of losing a  Harold    Bowerman   Aged    Nine   Years  Gets a  Bullet in   the Neck.  '."  , A very narrow escape from instant  death was experienced on Sunday last  by Harold Bowerman, who went up  Twenty-mile creek with his father,  Geo, Y. Bowerman, on a fishing trip.  They took along with them the rifle, a.  32-10, and Harold was carrying it while  his father was fishing. He had laid  the rifle down, and when one pool had  been, fished out and his father1'"had  moved on, Harold went to pick up the  rifle and,follow him. Catching it by  the muzzle he went to pull it towards  him when it came in contact with  something., and went off. The bullet  clipped off a button from bis jacket  and entered the fleshy pa rt of his neck.  The accident happened about- ten miles  up the creek, and his father brought  him home, carrying him a considerable  part of the way. . The wound appears  to be doing well. ���������  '������������������<������������������<������.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������� ��������� ���������^���������������������������^^���������������������<������<������<t������o<������<fr-������<t><fr<t><-><  Heating Stoves!  COLD WEATHEK is coming, and  you will require a NEW STOVE.  Get It NOW  TO HORSE BREEDERS:  A N YON E interested in flue horse flesh should  ���������rx- not fail to take advantage of the "Kail  Season"���������from Sept. loth to Oct. 80th���������of the  Similkameen Valley Coach Horse Association's  fancy Stallion,  --Diplomabe"  at greatly reduced- rates (������5 leap,-$8 season, or  ������12 to insure). Owners arc requested to bring  or send their mares to W/.I. Manory or arrange  to meet him tit Keremeos..  ���������' 35-7 THE SECRETARY.   '���������  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTKICT OK  TALI*.  '-TAKE NOTICE that I, W. F. Rovoly, of  *��������� Hedley, B. C, occupation���������liveryman, intend to apply for permission to purchase the  following described land :���������  Commencing at a post plan ted near the south  west corner of Lot 2.S21, marked "XV. F. Reve-  ly's S. E. Corner," thence north 20 chains, thence  west 20 chains, thence south 20 chains, thence  east 20 chains to point of commencement, and  containing.iO acres, more or less.  -"���������'���������    W. F. REVELY.  Dated Sept. 29th, 1007. v1 3S-10  '.'���������1 We have a large range of McClary's  Famo.u's Air Tight heaters and  box StOVeS���������ALL SIZES AND  PRICES���������  from $5.00 to.,.,.-.'...... . .$25.00  T If we haven't what you want w^  can get it for you on  short notice.  {^HATFORDS, LIMITED  FAIRVIEW   and  H ED LEY.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  '  Rates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������^������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������O  t  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  :.������������������  t  ���������  ���������  Keremeos New Town-site-'  Now On the Market.    , .-:..������������������~���������"^  The v. v.  centre of the  .&- E. Railway Station will be in the  .town.-'.....         ���������...,:  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  #       ���������    * # * x  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  c      Now is the time to getyour lots, before the first  train  conies up the   valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around town site.'  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a few '  left.   Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100,  $200  '������������������~~~ and $250 r  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  c  L. Cummingrs  BLACKSMITH  Horse Shoeing A Specialty ! !  WHEELWRIGHT  and REPAIR SHOP  Stand opposite Cen-*-  tral Hotel, Keremeos  **������*������t������Wfc^n***sH������**>������������?ws������w$i?t������  day each way in sending  by stage  to  Penticton.  Rev. J. Thiirbiu-n Conn arrived on  Saturday evening, direct from Aberdeenshire, Scotland, to take charge of  the Presbyterian missions at Hedley  and Princeton. He held service in  Hedley on Sunday evening, and had a  fairly good congregation, which would  have been considerably augmented if  more had known that service would  be held. The Rev. gentleman succeeded in making a very good impression,  and while the country and its ways  are altogether new to him, he has  given evidence of his ability and readiness to adapt himself to his surroundings. His sermon was meaty, and delivered in a manner to hold the attention of his hearers ; and while his parishioners here are a mere handful in  comparison, with what he has been  used to in his native land, those who  heard him on Sunday evening or who  have met him since are satisfied that  his work in this field will be a pronounced success.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &.c.  Anyone sending a sketch mid description may  quickly ascertain our opinion froo whether an  invention Is prohnhly pntentnblo. Cotnmunlcn.  Lions strictly conMdouMiiI. HANDBOOK onl'ntonts  sent froo. Oldest iiuoncy for socuruif? patents.  Patents taken thromili Ahum & Co. rocelve  special notice, without ehfiruo. In tho  A handsomely llhistrntort weekly, l.nreost clr.  dilution of any ttcicntlUc Journal. Terms, $3 a  year: four months, ?!.  Sold by nil nowsdcalors.  & Co.3G-Br-adwa'' New York  arauch O/flce, (125 K St.. Wushluuton, D. C.  Sale of Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes, Princeton Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  I  THK  Great IHorttiern  Hotel  Princeton  X  X  K  x  X  X  K  x  X  X  X  X  ������  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  Is noted over tlie entire district for exeollence of both table  :   :   :   :       and bar.       :   :   :   :  All the wants of the travelling  public   carefully   attended   to.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  i  IIKUEHV GIVK XOTICK that on   ftlonduy,  the 4th duy of November, A. D. 1907, at the  hour of twelve o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court House. Princeton. 1 shall oiler for  Sale at Public Auction, the Mineral Claims in the list hereinafter set out of the persons'  in the said list hereinafter set out. of which Crown irnints have been issued, for the taxes remaining unpaid and dolin<|uent by said persons on the .'Kith day of .June. 18)07. and for costs and  expenses ol1 sale, if the total amount due is not sooner paid.  LIST AIKIVK MKXTIOXKI):  Xume of Person.  Description of Claim.  Unpaid  Taxes  Costs &  Kxp'n's  Total  Due  .Smith Curtis and Kd. Hrowu   Passayton, Lot 22'.)   ������     13 00  S   ���������> 00  $   1." 00  A. H. Clahon, Smith Curtis and lCd.  l'rowu     Xubian l-'iaction, Lot 13,1   2 00  ���������  2 00  1 00  A.   15.  Clabon.   Smith   Curtis,    Kd.  Ili'iiivii and Thus. Henderson   Coppcranin, Lot 131..   ���������   7 7o  2 00  <) 75  F. XV. Groves,   C. 31. Snowdon and  Sydney 31. .Johnson   .J nne Huff, Lot ILO-'i)   10 SO  2 00  12 50  Dated at Princeton, B. 0.,  .'������)-( October L'nd, 18)07  HUGH  HUXTKH,  Dkpittv Asskssok.  Princeton Asses  'incut District.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "APEX" Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   On Pearson Mountain.  -TAKE XOTfCE that T, Chas. deB. Green, as  ���������*��������� agent for C H. Cornell, Free Miner's Certificate Xo. B5057S, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certilicate of Improvements, for tho purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement'!.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D. 18)07.  31-10 C. deB. GREEX.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "WMXDFALL." "MORNING," "BIG HORN"  and ' 'WINCHESTER FRACTION" Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Whore located:  In Cam]) Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that we, F. H. French, F.M.  1    C. No. B55S9, and Geo. H. Cahill, F. M. C.  No. B , intend, sixty days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder foi- Certiiicates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 17th day of August, A. D. 1907.  31-10 THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   OCTOBER  10,   1907.   ...- KEREMEOS NOTES.  A large quantity of Mr. Riehter's  grapes were damaged by some creatures who do not understand what  stealing is or cannot resist temptation.'  The amount (if fruit left on the ground  and crushed gave some idea of the loss.  Mr. Hiehter is cutting the fourth  crop of alfalfa.    It is a fine growth.  Mr. Me Daniels, V. V. ^ E. agent, is  considered by the citizens to be the  right man in the right place.  Mr. Walker, is--preparing to build a  house in the liungalow style of architect ure on his fruit lot. It will be 2-A  stories, have 7 rooms with veranda on  nil sides. Part of the material is on  the lot and the work of excavating the  Cellars is in evidence.  The Keremeos hotel is the most prominent building in the nec\v town. The  siding is now on and the plastering is.  progressing; When finished with a  coat of paint it will take its place in  (.lie* first grade of hotelsvin tho Similkameen.' '  Mr. Osborne has made marked  changes in the interior of his store  building.  .Rover's.stage .between Hedley and  Keren!eos is making connections with  V. V. &.E. trains. His new stable  under erection is -10x75 ft.  Mr. Prosser has leased from the  Keremeos Laud Co. part of their block  and will open a boot snd' shoe store  and a harness shop.  Mrs. J. A. McDonald and children,  of Olalla, went by V. V. & E. to Nelson.  Supt. Morgan and Mr. Clark, of the  express department arrived here on  Thursday in their, private car. In company with J. J. Armstrong they visited the fruit lots and expressed themselves as highly pleased. Mr. Clark is  prepared to give satisfactory express  rates on funit and vegetables to outside points.  A free bus to the Central hotel is  Tweddle and'". Reith's latest check.  ���������Who will check mate ?  Becker's Block is now ready for the  Agent of the Eastern Townships Bank.  J. R. Shaw, merchant, was at Oroville for part of three days last week  and returned by the first regular passenger train on Saturday. If there  can be found anything good in Oroville, Mr. Shaw would like to have it,  and he is ready, for a consideration,  to furnish the Usonians with the best-  Canadian goods.  Mr. Thomas Cunningham, Provincial Fruit Inspector was here for two  days. He examined the trees in Richter's orchard and will likely give his  report, later. He also visited the Nursery arid other fruit lots. He complimented Mr. Boillard, agent for the  Oregon Nursery Co. on the fine stock  of trees and the clean appearance of  the lots.  Mr. Potts; of Minneappolis, with his  partner, Mr. McAtiley visited the mineral claims on Cedar Creek, and went  South on the V. V. & E. construction.  A petition signed by many citizens  asks the Government to open a road  to the Apex, Horseshoe, Amasis aud  other -mineral claims in order that ore  can be hauled from these mines. At  the Hors*eshoe last month ore giving  $40.00 in gold to the ton, and-i of 1 percent copper was struck. The ledge is  0 ft. This is a n open cut 12 ft. in length  and 8 ft face. Tlie Apex has $10,000  of ore on the dump ready for shipping  The ledge is five ft, A shaft is down  100 ft., and there is 00 ft of a drift.  The Amasis has assays of $100 to the  to the ton from different parts of the  ledge.    The. road asked for by the pet)  ERTY IN HEDLEY  And  Will  Make  Money  Medley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������unci many other :|  promising mines and prospects.    It is the mining and business  centre of the        '      '  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Similkameen  the new mining district whicli has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed -j  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  ...  . . ���������   0   .���������"���������������������������  Other Streets,.. ....  .......... ..$200 to $400.  .... 1 tlrvi'l^....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes  For F^ull Particulars, Maps Etc.,  ��������� /���������%F'F������LV   TO ���������  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  %  HEDLEY,  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  MASCOT FKACT.IO.VAL, SKIPPER FRACTION AL, HLVK GROUSK FRACTIONAL  mineral claims, and CALIFORNIA and  SPECULATOR Mineral Claims, situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.   'Whore located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE XOTICK that I. Duncan Woods, of  ���������* Hedley 11. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  H5532, intend, sixty days from d-atc hereof, to  apply to thc.Mining .Recorder for Certificates  or -Improvements, for the purpose'of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take . notice tliat action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tlie issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of August A. I). 1907  32-10  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  Distkict ok Yams.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Frank Reynolds, of  Keremeos, occupation surveying, intend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:���������  Commencing at a post planted about 500 feet  cast of Ashnola creek about 2i miles south of  Indian Reserve No 10, thence south JO chains;  thence east 20 chains; thence north 40 chains;  thence west 20 chains to the point of commence-  ment.and containing 80 acres more or less.  FRANK REYNOLDS.  '   Aug. 12th, 1907. 31���������10  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  'Little Pittsburgh,' "Florence Lot 653," "Bullion Reck" and "Whale" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos Milling Division of  Yale District.     Where located:   Camp  ��������� Hedley.  -TAKE'NOTICE that I, Chas. dell. Green, as  ���������*- agent for Thos. Rradshaw, Free Miner's  Certificate--No. R5523, intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to.the Mining Recorder  for Certificates or Improvements, tor the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of Sept., A.D. 1907.  30-10  C. UKli. GREEN.  SlMILKAMEKN LAND DlSTKICT.  DlSTKICT 01'*  YALK.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Joseph Mai-sel. of  Olalla, occupation���������rancher, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following  described land :���������  Commencing at a. post planted at N.E. corner  of reservation, Keremeos Creek: thence west  JO chains, thence north 80 chains, thence east JO  chains, thence south ������0 chains to place of commencement.  JOSEPH MARSEL.  Dated Sept. 7th, 1907. 35-10  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,  B.C.  Try  ���������mwWWWAi  Victoria  turners would accomodate these and  other mines.  The arrival  of the   first   passenger  train is always an important event in  the  history   of   a   town.      Keremeos  passed that milestone on  Oct.  5th  at  noon.     The   station    platform    was  crowded with deeply   interested spectators to witness that event.     At the  east end of the   station   on   a   raised  stand there was a fine display of fruit  and vegetables. The Mad n tosh red and  Gravenstein by Mrs. Daly; an equally  fine assortment of apples and a cluster  of four large apples by the Beautiful  Valley Land Company ; a box of very  tempting grapes by Mr. F. Richter ; a  giant pumpkin weighing  125 lbs. and  measuring S ft. 7 in. in circumfe.ienee,  with several of 100 lbs., a potato  vine  7 ft. and a tomato vine 8 ft. in length,  by Messrs. Mattice and sons,   told the  story in a most eloquent and convincing way qf the  productiveness of the  Similkameen. In a few years the Similkameen will be the glory of British  Columbia for grapes, peaches, figs etc.  Station agent McDaniels and conductor Brown made things as easy as possible for the  kodak   fiends   and  some  good views were obtained by them.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "Zeerust Fraction." "Florence Lot K50" aud  "The Kitty Fraction" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division  of Yale District. .Where located: Camp  Hedley.  ���������pAICE NOTICE that I, Chas. del'. Green, as  ���������*��������� agent for Thos. Uradshaw, F. M. C. No.  11532,3. and for Geo. Miles Gilbert, F. M. C. No.  U555!'. intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of'the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of Sept., A.D. 1907.  3tt-10 C. DBll. GREEN.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  X-: ' ��������� 3  I  i  X  X  X  X  *;  X  X  X  ������������������*������  X  X  X  X  X  X  i  I  X  X    -===-=-==-=-=  K '  X . ���������       ���������  $   Frank  B. McArthur,   -   -   Manager  X .       ��������� ~        ���������: ��������� L. '       <  X  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  GEO. KIR������BY, manager.  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.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "PARIS" Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Camp Hedicy.  TAKE NOTICE that I, William Arnott, of  Hedley, li. U, Free Miner's Certificate Xo.  115555, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must he commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this lUfcli day of Sept., A.D. 1907.     3W-10  TO THE.  Travelling PuDliG:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : :  call on  : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,   -   -   B. C.  NOTICE.  When   writing-    Advertisers,  . Mention the Gazette.  Please  Noticic is hereby given that all parties are  forbidden to enter upon or shoot game on  my premises.  34-10 GEORGEH. CAHILL  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  ���������ESTABLISHED 1003:  Fine New Covered Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail, Passengers & Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  Special Rigs for Travellers, and Every  Attention Paid to Wants of the Public  W. E. WELBY:  PROPRIETOR

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