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 ������T..������..������,..it..*i������..-n^.i^n^M*ftn������-������^tf^  AND SIMILELA.MEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. II.  No. 39.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER  11,   1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,  B. E. WALKER, General Manager  TORONTO  ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN  THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  ON THE GRADE AT KEREMEOS  What the Steam Shovel Is Doing���������East  End Fill Completed���������Horses Will  Rest for a Couple of Weeks.  BANKING   BY   MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch  of the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits  made or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid  to out-of-town accounts.  Penticton Branch  J. M. Christie, Manager.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Kstato.  Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   Kor  Under  Lund  Act  and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and O-utirantce Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY, *B.  C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  CHARLES .33. SHAW  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and   Provincial  Laxj> Surveyor.  Orders maij be left at Gazette office.  tlEDLEY,      :      :      :      :      B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  SOLI CITOK, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  At Keremeos the steam shovel has  moved-a-large''quantity'' of gravel in  the few weeks that it has been at  work. The gravel bank which it has  been working on represents an alluvial  beuch of large area and of a height  that will, require a cut--about. GO feet  deep ill places. The shovel attacked  the eastern end of this cut and took out  sufficient material to grade up about  half a mile or more of track.  This long eastern fill completes the  grade to. the point left off by No. 2  Camp, on Mi*. Daly's ranch, with the  exception of a few yards which will be  done this-week by plough and scraper  work in about two days. There being  no further need for the shovel on the  eastern side, and the horses being  pretty well played out with the long  haul and insufficiency of cars which  compelled them to trot in with the  trains of empties in order to keep the  shovel going, the horses will bo permitted to rest up for a couple of weeks  while the shovel is cutting a way for  itself between the steep bank and the  river and wasting the dirt into the  river; until it gets around to the western side > and starts in again on the  road-bed to work eastward through  the remaining portion of the bank.  While there is no veiy deep filling on  The Similkameen and Its Beds.  SOME TRACK-LAYING NOTES.  .'        ���������     By Horace F. Evans.  The main branch of-the Similkameen  is enlarged by the addition of the  Tulaineen, which has its source in  about latitude 49: 30, longitude 121.  It unites with- the south forks of the  Similkaineen at Princeton, B.C, and  the 'combined streams flow in a generally 'southeast direction, finally emptying into the Okanagan a few miles  Entrance of Track Into Molson���������Progress  of Ballasting, Telegraph and  Other Work.  Civil & Mining Engineers  -:o:  /VYirNES eundL  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contrartor  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Power or Light  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Uaknus, I'rop.        i'liXTicroN, B.C.  ft ft WRIGHT  BOOT &  SHOE  MAKER  HEDLEV,  B.C.  Grand Union  Hotel-   HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  the western side, a great amount of  dirt can be stowed away in building  up all the station yard room to a  depth of about three feet on the  average, with a width of 150 feet and  length .3S00 feet. This would require  190,000 square yards of graved from  tliis bank, and after this has been  completed there will still be abundance  of gravel left in the cut for ballasting  many miles of the track up and down  the river, that will be taken out later  by the ballasting trains after the track  has been laid.  A Weak Defence of the Leader.  JUS. CLARKE  Watchmaker  HEOL-E"V, B. C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  L  Trees! Trees!  "OLANT YOUH TREES IN THE FALL. It stands  "������������������ to reason that a tree planted in the fall becomes  settled and ready to grow in the spring, when climatic  conditions are suitable. Why plant a tree in the spring  that is half dead when planted, through being out of the  "���������round from four to six weeks, besides being over-taxed  at tin.' fumigating station, when you can  GET YOUR TREES  RIGHT AT HOME  and have them already acclimatized. Wo have 200,000  trees now ready for planting and guarantee all trees  planted  in  the  fall.  Wo make a specialty of Hedges and now have on  hand, ready for shipment this fall, 1,000,000 plants.  When hedge is complete under our patent, it will turn  all ordinary stock, such as horses, cattle and hogs,  and adds beauty to the home.  Our Mr. Curtis will shortly be through the .Similkiimecn  Valley.      :      -Send your address and he will call on you.  Okanagan Nursery Co'y> Ltd.  J. F. Rowe, Sec.-Treas. PENTICTON,  B. C.  WHEN   ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE    GAZETTE  Last week's issue of the .Jimmy���������  Mrs. Jimmy���������Howse hurdy gurdy,  would look very much as if that paper,  with a change of editor, had been  going from bad to worse. It is of no  interest whatever to the public who  owns or who does not own the Gazette,  but there was no need for the new  editor of the Star to lie about it. To  show him that he did lie in that"  matter, the interest held by the editor  of the Gazette in the business is about  equal to that of all the other stockholders combined. How much of the  stock of the Okanagan is held by the  Kennedys?  The new twinkler thinks it all right  for J. A. Macdonald, leader of the  opposition, to oppose an eight-hour  day in .smelters in 1905, when the men  were being worked twelve hours a.  day, and to vote for an eight-hour day  and pretend that he was the whole  push in 1900, after the -men had got  their eight-hour day by mutual agreement with the smelters, independent  of him (See Hawthornthwaite's statement). Here, with a vengeance, was  the. case of the patron who would  watch with indifference the struggles  of a drowning man, and when he  reached the shore unaided, " burden  him with help."  The whole question of Macdonald's  conduct in that matter, when put in a  nutshell, goes to show that he is altogether,   narrow and  sectional  in  his  views, and, as such, is unfit to he intrusted with the. affairs of the whole  province.    The main difficulty in the  way   of  granting an  eight-hour day  was  in consideration  for the British  Columbia coast smelters that had to  enter into competition witli the smelters at Everett and Tacoma.   For them  to work an eight-hour day while the  Tacoma  and   Everett  smelters were  running 12 was to run the risk of having American smelters underbid them  with a lower smelter  rate   and   get  British Columbia ore awav from our  own smelters, to the loss of this province.   With this condition of affairs  kept  in   mind,   Macdonald's conduct  becomes wholly indefensible, inconsistent and altogether unstatesmanlike.  A man like that, who can't see over  his own front gate, is not fit to be intrusted with the affairs of the province.  [ south of the international boundary  line in longitude 119 : 30, and thence  via the Okanagan into the Columbia.  Thus the Tulanieen branch of this  river rises in British Columbia as  mentioned, and the south forks has its  source in Washington at an elevation  between 3,500 and 1,500 feet in the  mountain near 48 : 40. A number of  small creeks contribute to give volume  to this branch. It has been described  as a broad feature well adapted to  serve as a natural boundary between  the Okanagan cuts and the Hozomeen  range.  A,-number of important tributaries,  the largest being Five Mile, Twenty  Mile and. the Ashnola, empty into the  combined stream with a .distance from  25 to 30 miles from the confluence at  Princeton.  It could, therefore, be noted that  the Similkameen belongs to the class  of international streams beginning  with Rainy River on the Minnesota  and Ontario borders, including the  Red River of the north, the other  streams intersecting the international  boundary on the Montana frontier,  and the importaiVtColiunhia, Okanagan and Similkaineen international  drainage system of the far west.  The meandering of the Similkameen  system of rivers is, therefore, extensive. With its Tulameen source in  latitude 49 : 20, longitude 121, its south  forks source in.latitude about 48 : 40,  longitude 121, its vagaries are in full  accord with the mountainous topography which it sculptures.  It is not, therefore, surprising to  find that railway engineers experience  much difficulty with grades and curves  and other physical obstacles incidental  to mountainous countries. The future  traveller will find the scenic quality of  the Cascade region especially attractive, and it will be a long time before  the novelty will have worn down to a  stale monotony.  It is not surprising to find that in  the course of neons and ages the Sim*  ilkaineen in all its clivisi ons has changed its course from causes that are  plain to the geologist.  The channels noted may he regarded  as old, older, oldest, in point of geologic time. The pebbles in evidence  are of all sizes, all are more or less  water worn and vary as much in composition as those of the beds of the  present time. As the same processes  went forward similar results must he  recorded.  The Plutonic masses that were intrusive of older rocks in a time inter-  Molson Independent of .Sept. '28th.  Okanagan county is at last connected by mil with the outside- world.  Tuesday night of this week the steel-  laying crew of the V. V. & E. road  reached the international boundary  line, two miles north of Molson. The  next morning work was commenced  on the American side, and by ton  o'clock Thursday the first locomotive  to enter.Molson was puffing away on  the station grounds.  ���������.Steel-.for the various sidings and the  big Y will be laid at once and the  work-continued towards Oroville.  Chief Engineer Kennedy and a number of his'.subordinates came in over  the new line yesterday on a. tour of  inspection,   returning   to   Ferrv   last.  On Monday, the Great Northern  bridge crew, consisting of 30 men  under Robt. McDonald, came up from  the.work across the line, having completed the last bridge in Canadian  territory. They went down the line  towards Oroville and are now at work  on the first large bridge in that direction���������about seven miles from Molson.  The telegraph is closely following  the steel-laying machine. A crew'of  a dozen men are at work this side of  MeBride'*- place installing pole.-,, stringing wires and putting in a complete  line. O. E. Statroeu has charge of  the work.-' Mr. Statroen was in town  Monday and reported that he expected  to reach Molson by the middle of next  week if nothing happens to prevent  the present rate of progress.  The work of ballasting is being car  ried on to the best possible advantage  with the limited amount of help obtainable. Up to the time of going to  press the road had heen ballasted as  far as McBride's but it will probably  be a couple of weeks before it is done  as far as Molson.  The steel-laying crew has been camped at McBride's place for some weeks-  past, but their camp will be moved  either to-day or to-morrow to Molson.  It is understood that work will soon  be commenced on the depot at this  point. The Myncaster depot was completed last week.  One of the steel-laying crew was  seriously if not fatally injured Monday  night, by falling off the high grade at  the end of main street. When found  in the morning his legs were totally  paralyzed. He was taken to the hospital at Midway, and a late report  from there states he is a. critical condition. . *  MORE C. P. R. OBJECTIONS.  Who Is Delaying Construction ?  the. beginning of the Cretaceous must  have materially changed the course of  the. Similkameen and tributaries then  existing. Some of these changes are  in evidence to-day, some have been  partially and others wholly obliterated.  Sections of the. river course of the oldest time at which there was a river  there, may be in evidence but they are  dim and uncertain. The metamorph-  ism has been pretty thorough so far as  the topography is concerned.  On the bed of the Similkameen, a  few miles east of Princeton, the following named float rocks have been  noted, all more or less rounded and  water worn ���������  Granites, chiefly biotites and of various shades, such as brown, red, gray  and dark ; porphyries of various colors,  occasionally red, often brown, chiefly  of the. quartz class. These rocks appear to be plentiful in the neighborhood of cross courses, which are conspicuous features in this neighborhood.  Old calcareous sediments, often highly  silicified and reticulated by former  veins of calcite, often now silicified by  heated waters, occur. The type that  is reticulated with these silicified vein-  lets are copper-hearing, but it does not  follow from this that other rocks do  not carry copper. There has been no  scientific prospecting in the neighborhood and the development work done  Continued on Pnere Four.  And now it is rumored that the  C. P. R. is raising objection to the  plans of the V. V. <fc E. at six different  points on or near Brushy Bottom.  Evidently the V. V. & E. have delaved  so long the construction of this portion, waiting patiently for the O. P. R.  to raise some more objection, that the  latter rather than disappoint them  have at last done so. ������  And just here it is pertinent to ask  who is x-unning'the building, or rather  non-building, of this piece of road anyway ?   The Gieenwood Times and the  Nelson   News   evidently   take   it  for  granted that it is Pat Welch, and not  the Gre.-'.t Northern, and according to  the  Greenwood  Ledge,  which   refers  to Mr. Ross as the. " member for Pat-  welch,"   they ought   to   know.     The  News     interviewed    Pat   Welch   in  Nelson, and complacently accepts the-  completion of the track into Keremeos  as an appropriate time to begin construction north of Keremeos, and the  former equally as complacently accepts  Oroville,  while it was understood for  months that the  Great Northern   intended to have the work  proceed as  soon as the track reached Molson.    It  wouldn't be a had idea for Mr. Ross to  rattle up his constituency.  The Scotchmen of Hedley are talking about getting up a, St. Andrew's  dinner this year. While the Scotoh-  mer are getting ready the haggis, the  Eerish an' a' the ither folk will cultivate a Scotch dialect and a. relish for-  glenlivet. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   OCTOBER 11,    1906.  FARM   LOANS  I have Trust Funds for loan in  largo or small sums to fiirmers to  cnahhi r.houi In purchase stock, increase their holdings, erei-t buildings  or   make   other   improvements.  Loans made on homesteads where  Recommendation for Patent has  been made though Title not issued.  Approved applications promptly  completed.  Pedigree, Farm. Dairy Stock, Loir-'  gingahd Ki-ij'tchtinjr Morses insured  against loss from any cause.,  Write nic your rciiuircmcnts.  K.   A.   HAG G ION  Ileal Estate, Insurance and Fimut-  cud'Agcnt,  Revklstoki-:, B. C.  : and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by tho Hkoi'.kv Ga/kttk'  .PlUXTlNCi AND Pulil.TSUIXG Co.Ml'A.VV,  Li.mitki),   at Hedley, B.C.     ���������  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vc-.u-   Six Months..  ....������2.00  .... 1.00.  Advertising Rates  .Measurement, 12 lines to the inch.  Land-N:������ (Jess���������Certificates of improvement, etc.  ������7.00 for i'i(j-day notices, and. 85.00 for ISO-day  notices'. ,.   ,,  Transient AdvertiSL'i-.ients���������not  exceeding one  . inch. 31.00 for ono insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch,  10 cents per line for .first insertion undo  cents per'liue for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements��������� One inch per month.  -������l.;!.i; over 1 Inch and up to 4 inches, ������1.00  per inch pur month. To constant advertisers  taking- lai-fcei-spii.ee than  four inches, on  application, rates will bo given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length'  of timo.-  ' Advertisements will be changed once every  inontb if advertiser desires, ���������without any extra  charge. For changes ofteuer than once a mouth  the  price of composition will be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in--the otlicc by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  , "A megraw,  Manojiii-12 h'd'tor.  Full Moon  2nd.  Last quar.  10th.  190(5  OCTOBER  New Moon  ,17th  First quar;  ���������23th  1900  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed." Tliu. Fri. Sat.  i  li  21  28  1  S  15  ���������2:  20  2  9  10  3  10  17  23  21  3.)  31  ,4  11  18  25  5 0  12 13  19 20  26 27  fashion as to how they shall use  their franchise ? 0ne of the first  instances to show how  the ad-  vniiii strati on at Ottawa was  |prepared to use the-power that  | they gained in 1890. was shown  iin 'the bye-election in North  'Grey some> two ."..months- later,  ! when ������.. Liberal si>onter told the  electors    of Owen Sound   that  they must vote for  Hon.  Billy  Patterson, the biscuit man from  Brant,  against their   neighbor  James McLaughlin,  the   manufacturer   of /biscuits   in   Owen  Sc>u nd. This speaker eold-bl ood-  edly told them that they "miist  choose between  active -'sympathy and cold justice/'  Of course  to the electors of  Owen Sound  at that time  "active sympathy"  meant lavish largesse of public.  shekels in  harbor  dredging,  building wharves etc., 'and "cold  justice"meant do no more than  could be helped. Was it any  wonder then that the man who  .was.discarded by Brant county  'in tlie general elections, won  this bye-election in "North Grey  hands down? But Senator  Tenipleman, at the time he made  this break, was not even prepared to give to British Columbia "cold justice" unless they  should remove Dicky  McBride ,   . ,  from his path. Well, McBride so mllf:1> ������-d **!*���������������  and Gosnell are in Ottawa now  and they will tell the people; of  the eastern provinces something of the unfair burden that  is borne by this province in cora-  pai'ison with other provinces,  and'--which Hon. Mr. Tenipleman  and the Tunes, treat as a joke.  Fifteen Mile Balks at new Regulations.  The new telephone, regulations where- j  by every subscriber who has a 'plione j  on the main line is required to become���������;  an expert telephone ae'eouutaut in the  employ of the Dominion  Government'  did not meet the  views of Mr.  Brad-1  shaw at Fifteen mile, and he has fired '  the phone olt! his premises.    Mr Brad- \  shaw declares that  his  present vocations   of    rancher,   hotelkeeper.    and  miner, are quite sufficient for him .just  now, and besides he has not made, any  plans for'purchasing a  stop-watch   to  enable him to keep tab on all the people along the line, who call him  up  to  ask him if so and so's freight team had  come along yet, what they'had on, &c.  "Has the stage passed; and who is on I  board,,, &'e."   When    Mr.    Bradshaw  takes a position in the Civil Service itj  won't be to keep bis ear glued  to  tin  telephone all day, both hands grabbing j  for report forms and his eyes developing a'squint'from  trying to  look  up  and down the road and  mind' a stop  watch all at   the same. time.    Nevertheless, joking aside, many subscribers  will regret the removal of the 'phone  from Mr. Bra.dshaw's, which was often  a very great convenience, audit seems  absurd,for the authorities to  impose  these 'restrictions in such a case, forho  one can blame Mr. Bi-ndshawfor chucking it up rather'than be bothered with  BANK:@F;  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  H.  Capital���������$4,866,660.  . HEAD OFFICE I.V CA.VAbA.  STIKEMAN. Gciiei-.il Manager  Reserve-$2,141,333.  -       MONTREAL  .1. KLMSLY. Sunt, of Brunches  of parties living at a distance receive our  1 bei  BANKING BY MAIL-Accounts  special 'attention. Deposits can be made thnuigh the mail, arid sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any .iine. A General Hanking business Transacted.   Di-nfts'issued. payable at nil points in Canada and abroad.  B    Hedley Branch,     -'���������   L. G. nacHAFFiE, Acting Manager    S  *iM������Mw/s-^Anra^vrirogreiW������iwg^^  .. The. Hedley Rifle Association will  hold a shooting match on Thanksgiving Day,   one week   from  -to-dav.  CHICKENS FOR SALE.  For sale at C. Bnr.eh's chicken'ranch, Nickel  Plate Mine,  75 chickens in prime condition.  HOTE-L SIMI   . n ED LF,y, B. 6.  THE   VICTORIA   TIMES  BETTER TERMS.  AND  The Victoria Times is always  unfortunate in its treatment of  the question of "better terms,"  and the rebuke which the Colonist administers to it is most  timely. In fact the Times editorials are fearfully and Avond-  erfully made. When they are  Jnot a repetition of what John  Cameron used to grind out on  the Loudon Advertiser in the  early eighties and which the  more astute Liberals of to-day  would want to keep buried a  hundred fathoms deep, they are  marvels of indiscretion in their  treatment of present day problems.  Because a Liberal administration is in power at Ottawa and  a Conservative administration  at Victoria, that is deemed sufficient reason by the editorial  writer on the Times to play the  traitor to this province when  the interests of the province run  counter to those of the administration at Ottawa. But possibly the Times editor is only taking Ins cue from the boss who  is liimsell: known to possess peculiar ideas on the subject of  "better terms" for British Columbia. There is an old adage  which says "when the liquor is  in the truth will come out," and  it was when drunk with the  success at the polls which gave  to Laurier a "solid seven" from  British Columbia, that Senator  Tenipleman (he was then with  the old ladies) in scoffing at the  claim for 'better terms' in much  the same vein that has charac  terized the recent utterances of  the Times, went a little further  and gave expression to the covert threat that British Columbia would have to buy its right  to. fair treatment, by voting as  the government at Ottawa may  want us to vote so as to elect a  Grit government at Victoria for  them. Do the free-born electors  of British Columbia relish the  idea of being dictated to in this  A short time ago the Greenwood Times referred to a revolt  of Penticton socialists against  the rule of J. H. Hawthornthwaite. For obvious reasons  the Times didn't go into details  to state who who the socialists  were who were repudiating the  leadership of the member for  ���������Nanaimo. Had it attempted to  do so,' doubtless it -would be  found that the fulmination of  the Penticton socialists against  Mr. Hawthornthwaite, referred  to by the Times, would be something like that of the "three  tailors of Tooley street," who  commenced their manifesto  with the words, "we the people.'  J. H. Hawthornthwaite is this  week at Nelson attending the  big socialist convention for the  whole of the province, at which  Nanaimo and Vancouver socialists are to be represented, and  he appears to be as important  in the deliberations of that body  as ever he was. Will Penticton  socialists be represented there,  or will they be so unkind as to  throw a wet blanket "over the  whole affair by witholding their  countenance.  37-40  Apply to C.  BURCIL  NOTICE  VfOTICK is hereby given that sixty days after  ,1'   date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner' of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase that portion of Section U. Township 54, Siuiilkaineen District, bounded on the  north by L. 20f>3 G. 1, on the south-east by the  A. D. A. and Columbia mineral el-aims, and 011  the West by V. B. Boone's pre-emption, containing -10 acres more or loss.     Required for rang-e.  Dated at Fairview this 5th day of Oct., 1900.  EVAN MORRIS  3i)-18 ���������   Per K. H. PAUK1NSO-N-, Agt.  NOTICE.  Provincial Assayers' Examination  "DKR SONS intending: to offer themselves at  ���������*��������� the examination, to bo held this fall for  Provincial Assayers, are requested to notify  the undersigned.and in theevent of asufticicnt  number offering, an examination will be arranged for at Xelson, li. C. as well as at Victoria, I J. C.  R. F. TOLMIK  Deputy Minister of Mines.  Mines Dep't. Victoria, 1st Oct. I'.KJG.      38-3SI  TtlE, LEADING HOTEL  Or THE SlMILKfl.W&EnNftLLEY  This  house  is new and strictly first class  in every respect,   being equipped with all  modern conveniences  phone, baths, etc.  electric  light,   tele-  Rates modeiate.  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the two  weeks ending Oct. 0th :  AT THE MINE.  Sep. 28  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  Oct.   1  2  H  4  5  0  Rainfall for week Al inches  .Snowfall lA- inches.  AT THE MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  "09  .  .     44  40  82  48  30  58 ���������     .  32  52  38  52  20  52  33  05  31  54  .        39  54  39  40  dO  41  31  51  30  05  31  NOTICE.  ���������MOTICE IS HKRKRV GIVEN that HO days  ���������'���������' after date I intend to apply'to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and \V orks for permission to purchase 1(H) acres of pasture land described as follows; Commencing at the X. K.  corner of Lot 2(i2, thence JO chains cast, 40  chains south, -1(1 chains west, 40 chains north  to point of commencement.  M. DALY  Keremeos H. C, Sept. 15. l!H)fi 37-9  NOTICE  fJOTICE TS HEREBY  ���������*���������'    after date I intend to appl.  Commissioner of Lands and Works for  GIVEN that 00 days  after date I intend to apply   to the Chief  permission to purchase SO acres, more or less, of pasture land situated as follows: Comencing at  the X. V.. comer of Lot No. iilB running 20  chains cast, -20 chains north, 10 chains west, 20  chains south, 20 chains cast along boundary of  Lot2(S2 to point of commencement,  G. M. ALLISON  Keremeos H. C. Sept. 15th. lSIOK 37-9  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. =====  The V. V. & E. Railway Station will be in the  centre of the town.  Now is the time tr>,get your lots, before the first  train  comes up the  valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre lots all around  town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   .hist a'few  left.    Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  .1. .1. Armstrong, Malinger  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  i, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  NOTICE.  OIXTY DAYS AFTER DA.TE, I intend to  ���������"^ apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase 1(50 acres of pasture land in the Similkameen Division of Yale District, described as  follows: Commencing at the S. XV. corner  post of Lot No. 25S1, thence south 40 chains;  thence west 40 chains; thence north 10 chains:  thence cast 10 chains to point of commencement.  A. J". LAURAXCK  3"-9 per M. C. KENDALL. Attorney.  Dated Penticton August 21st. 1900  NOTICE.  Maximum  Minimum  Sep. 23  02  40  24  ���������  .  00  42  25  07  42  20  09  43  27  05  31  28  05  31  29  08  34  30  08  31  Oct.   1  09  44  2  3  07  58  41  40  -1  08  .'       40  5  00  41  0  04  42  Rainfi  ill  .07  CAMERA FOR SALE.  A Promo Camera, pocket size, takes picture  31x-U, uses film pucks and can be loaded in  daylight. In first-class condition, having been  in use only a few months. For particulars  apply at the Gazette O/Hcc.  STRAY MARE.  CTRAYED or driven from the range, a light  vj   bay mare three years old, branded "G   on  tho left shoulder; last seen in June.  Suitable reward given for the recovery.  39-42 MRS. GREEXH1LL.  County Court of  Yale.  SITTINGS of the County Court of Yale will  be held as follows, viz: At Fairview, H.C.  on Tuesday, the Kith day of October. liKJfi, and  at Keremeos. li. C. on Friday, the 19th day of  October, 1900, at the hour of 11 o'clock in the  forenoon. By command,  C. A. R. LAMBLY,  Registrar County Court.  NOTICE.  ���������NTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 1111-  "���������'��������� dcrsigned will at the next meeting of tho  Board of Licence Commissioners for the Nicola  j Licensing District, apply for a transfer of the  hotel licence granted in respect of the Hotel  Jackson, situate on lot S, block I, towiwitc of  Princeton, B. C, from John H. Jackson to L. A.  Manly, also to have the name of the said hotel  changed to the Great Northern Hotel.  Dated this 21th day of September. 19(Hi.  JOHN H. JACKSON  37-40 L. A. MANLY.  NOTICE.  Certificate .oi Improvements.  THK IRON PLATE FRACTIONAL   mineral  Claim, situate in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District.   Where located:-   Camp Hedley  fAKE NOTICE that I.   Chas. E.  Oliver, of  ���������*���������.      Medley,   Free  Minor's    Certificate No.  Bof20, intend 110 days fron*, the date -hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Cortilic-ate  of Improvements, for the 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   Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of August A. D. lWKi  34-9 C. E. OLIVER  KTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sixty  *���������* days after date I intend to apply to the  Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase the following described agricultural and pasture land  containing ten acres, more or less, that  portion of section 19, township Sfi, bounded  on the East by Dog Lake on the South by XV.  Gillespie's pre-emption claim, on the West by  pre-emption claim No. 38!M, on the North by  Ritchie's purchase, in the Similkameen Division of Yale District.  HENRY F. SOFTLEY.  37���������1' by his agent, M. C. KENDALL.  County Court Of  Yale.  OUTINGS of the County Court of Yale will  vj be held in Fraternity Hall, Hedley, on  October 22nd. and in the Court House, at  Princeton, on October 25th.      By Order  HUGH HUNTER  30-td Registrar  NOTICE.  OIXTY DAYS after date. I intend to apply  *~* to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase the folllov -  ing described land situated in the Similki-  mecn district : Commencing: at a post market.'  S I* corner Lot 3202 and running in an easterly  direction along the banks of the Similkameen  River (Sfi chains, thence north 20 chains; thence  west (SO chains: thence south to point of commencement.  31-9 HENRY  WILLIAMS  Dated Hedley Sept, Ith l!IO(i  NOTICE.  OIXTY DAYS afterdate, I intend:to apply  ���������"-, to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permissson to purchase UK) acrses of  pasture land in the Similkameen division of  Yale district described as follows : Commencing at the S E corner of the west i of the east J  of section 21, township 85, pre-emption No 225]  thence 4(1 chains cast: thence 40 chains north;  thence 40 chains west, thenc 40 chains south to  point of commencement.  ANDREW A. HAMILTON  Okanagnn Falls. Sept, 1st, l'.IOIS 34-9  NOTICE  NOTICE  SIXTY days from date hereof r intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to lease for pasture  purposes the unoccupied parts of Sec. 35 & Sfi,  Tp. 89 Similkameen Dist, containing 720 acres  more or less.  CHAS. DE B. GREEN  Dated Aug. 1st, ID0H. 30-9  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days after  date 1 intend to apply to tho Honorable  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following described land, situate on the east side of Okanagan Lake li. C. Commencing at the south cast  corner post of M. L, Crichton's purchase land,  running thence south 20 chains, thence west  80 chains, thence north 20 chains, thence east  80 chains to point of commencement; comprising the south half of the south west cunrtor  of section 15, tp. 28, and tho south half of the  south east quarter of section If!, tp, 28.  li. E. CRICIITON     .  Dated August 28th, liXHi.  34-9  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  P. S. Mineral  Claim, situate  in the Osoyo.is  Mining   Division    of    Yale    District.  Where located :-   Camp Hedley  Hf-AEE NOTICE  that  I,'  Charles  dc    BIo.s  x        Green,   Free   Miner's    Certificate   So.'  B5023, for myself, and as  agent for   J.   Cory.?  Free Miner's Certificate Xo. Bf>(>24, intend sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to tho Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements.,  for the purpos of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under-  Section 37, must be commenced beforo the issu-;  ance of such (iertillcato of Improvements,  Dated this 31st day August, A. D. 190(i  3-1-H C. dc B. GREEN **-" *-*-'Yij"irin-',Viri-f j  THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   OCTOBER 11,   1906.  Town and Distruft.  Win. Hill returned   to   Hedley on  , Tuesdav sifter a trip to Windy Arm.  The third boiler of the Daly Reduction Company's steam plant is being  installed.  O. E. Oliver was over at Danville,  Wash., last week, examining a. property for some capitalists in the old  country.  T. Brown has been giving his dwelling on Ellis Avenue a verandah and  a coat, of paint, which has greatly improved the appearance.  D. McCurdy, of the* lower Similkaineen, was in town on Tuesday, and  .reports No. 3 Camp to-be nearing the  ���������end of their work down there.  Air. and Mis. J. D. Snodgrass, of  Okanagan .Palls, lost their youngest  child last week. The baby was three  weeks old. Another of the children is  also ailing. s  , A cub captured by Jack Neil up the  river was bought by R.-Crane of the  Nickel Plate, and taken up the hill  last week where it will form the nucleus of a koo.  Steam was up in the Hedley Lumber Company's sawmill last week, and  .the planer was in operation. There  is a strong demand for lumber, and  builders are impatiently waiting for  the necessary supply.  A. K. Anderson left last, week for  the Coast. He couldn't see much comfort ahead in hiking over the Hope  trail in.October, and so decided to ride  his pony to Spence's bridge and take  the train from there.  Geo. Bowerman, who has been in  ���������charge of central station on the gravity tram for about a year left on  Monday for:Kruger Mountain where  it is his intention to' work with his  brothers Harry and Burns in taking  out ore and getting it ready for shipment when the track reaches Oroville.  It is noticed that Princeton coal for  the coming winter's fuel supply is commencing to come into town. The cost  of freighting it from Princeton makes  it $13.00 per ton laid down in Hedley,  but if a ton of it is equal to 2A cords of  wood as it is claimed, it would leave it  .still cheaper tluvo wood at $7.00 per  cord.  Last week a big slide of rock came  down on the workings on Mr. Brad-  shaw's claims up Twenty-mile. Fortunately the. two men who are working for him were not in the cut at the  time or they would have been buried  in the slide which has so completely  covered up the present "workings that  another tunnel will have to be started  in a new place to reach the same body  of ore.  Lumber is needed for the V. V. <fc E.  <construction camp at Keremeos to get  ' the quarters in shape for severer weather. The tie-up turned the attention  of the railway builders to the mills'hi  Penticton where they will obtain their  supply unless a sufficient quantity is  ���������obtainable at Hedley when wanted.  From all appearance, it will pay the  mill here to get busy right away and  keep busy right along for months to  come.  Mr. E. F. Voigt came down on Friday last from Voigt's Camp in company with Messrs Jas. Lindsay and J.  V. Burke of Portland who were mak-.  ing an examination of properties on  Copper Mountain. Ir looked for a  while as if Mr. Voigt's return would be  indefinite as one of his horses took sick,  but Harry Robinson's skill as an  equine nurse proved effective, and Mr.  Voigt got under way for home again  next day.  A meeting of the directors of the  Midway and Vernon railway, at which  representatives of the English capital  Avhich is undertaking to finance the  road was to be held in Victoria on  Oct. 10th. The prospective buyers of  the charter were to have completed  their work and put in their reports before that tune- so that something definite its to certainty of construction and  probable time of completion of the  l'oad was confidently looked for at this  meeting.  The Gazette, is in possession of an  .apple which was on exhibition in Percy  Marks' Alkazar hotel at Keremeos,  together with a dozen or more  ���������others. It was grown in the orchard  of Mr. E. Bullock-Webster at Keremeos, and it weighs 20A ounces and  measures 1-lji inches in circumference,  while the coloring is superb. There  may have been others in the collection  that were bigger and heavier, but tins  one was chosen for its form, color and  .general beauty. So far we have not  mot any one who can positively name  the. variety, which has been variously  .given as Wolf River, Spy and five  .crown pippin.  MissGrcenhill went over to Okanag-  iin Falls on Wednesday of last wei'k.  Fred Reveley left for the Coast last  week with a band of horses Avhich he  was taking over the Hope trail. .  L. W. Shatford, M. P. P. was at  Penticton on Friday last to assist in  welcoming the. Governor general and  suite. ,'''���������' ��������� ."���������   '.  Finlav Fraser returned from Princeton on Thursday last and will work on  the hospital and other buildings awaiting construction here0.   ���������;'���������  G. H. Evans, machinist from Revel-  stoke, came in on Tuesday night to.  take charge of the machine shop of  the Daly Reduction Co.  Mr. A. Kellet, superintendent of construction on the V. V.. &E. was married hi Spokane on August 10th, and  has recently brought his bride to the  Similkainoen. ,       <  The Gazette devil, rises to remark  that a month hence AshnolaJohh  may kill otter, but he hadn't oughter  kill anymore of those, big horn.       *  A tidy letter-head or hill-head commands attention from those with  whom you do business The Gazette  print-shon can fit you; out in style.  A trial will convince yon,  AVork was commenced by the. contractors on the hospital last week, but  cannot he prosecuted very vigorously  until enough lumber is on hand to  keep a proper force working.  Mr. Evans took a trip towards  Brushy Bottom at the, beginning of  the week and gave some, attention to  the formation displayed in the canyon  at the mouth of Fifteen lnileand other  'creeks.-'  ������������������      -.'--.;. -     './..-;  J. F. Royer is preparing to move his  stage outfit from Midway to Molson to  run Westward from that point as soon  as regular train service begins to Molson. No details have yet been given  as to how far westward his stages will  run. This will depend-, largely upon  what portion of the route will be under construction at the time/  The Hecllev Rifle Association will  hold a shooting match on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday the 18th iust. at  10 a. in. The dues for the year are  payable sifter Sept. 1st of esich year.  All who have overlooked this little formality will do well to see the secretary  before the match and keep themselves  in good standing. The annual dues  are only $1.00  Mr. F. Green of Butte, Mont, arrived  in Hedley on'Thursday, evening  and  spent a day in town waiting for stage  up the river.   He will look into the  possibilities of the district for coal and  iron.    Spesiking of the expsmsion  of  the mining industry he said that at no  time had there been a greater demand  for examining engineers than during  the present year.   Mr.  Green has recently been in Cobalt, and is svlso familiar with Rosslsind camp,  but with  the exception of   these, most of his  work lists been in the United States,  and until this year has had to do Avith  operating rather -than with examina-  tion of prospects.    Although a graduate of   Houghton   School   of Mines,  which is noted for   the  thoroughness  of the work done there, he is thoroughly conversant with Canada and Cana-  dian institutions, being a Toronto uni  versity and S.  P.  S.  man  before  he  entered Houghton.  Try a letter-head pad of assure tinted  iinperiitl Hnenette, the latest and nobbiest thing in officii stationery, with  envelopes to match. The Gazette'has  it, and csm fix you up to the King's  tsiste.  Don't Sit in a Draught  to Gool Off  Take a cool draught inwardly    .  of any of our beverages.  Is the most wholesome, most  refreshing and most 'inviting: '  ot all. thirst quenchers���������tast.es 5  good  and  docs  you good,              J''  SIMILKAMEEN   BOTTLING '  WORKS,.': :   HEDLEY, B: C. <  Mail orders promptly filled. *  brands is acknowledged  by sill dealers to lie the best on'the market;'and inotreriug itcto the  public we have every confidence in its reliability^ Made in all;the,  latest stylesi'ahd of first-class material. See our stock of ready-mades  ���������or let us show you samples, and ..have:your suit in'ad'������ to measure.  ^V&OOOOQOO&dCOQOQCOCeOOOSOS^  CLAUDET & WYNNE  ASSAYERS  METALLURGISTS and  niNINO  ENGINEERS  MINES and MILLS EXAMINED,  SAMPLED AND REPORTED ON.  Samples   by  mail  receive  prompt  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRINCETON and   ROSSLAND  9  H. H. Claudbt, Assoc. Inst. M.M.,  Member Am. Inst. M.E., Rossi.and.  Ii. C. Wtnsr, Assoc.  Late Assayer LcRoi.  Inst. M. M..  Princeton.  'W������'WA������/������',wn/'W>'W-  LIVERY, FEEDS SALE STAPLES  Fairview and Peritictoh  -ALSO���������.  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  ra^^ft^ttTOra%l������^^������������fefe^ra������4?������'������  I  "^:" i a'  ;rs  W   ������,M:M   -III  1     ' ' MMMfrTMrrrnrTrT'H^**^^*--! 1  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  TRAYELLERTDIRECTORY.  Mails and Staoks in tub Simii.kamkk.n.  Hedley and Penticton Route.  Wclby's Stage, carrying mail and passengers,  leaves Penticton for Hedley at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving in  Hedley at li.30 o'clock same days.  Returning, leaves. Hedley for Penticton at  7, a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Connecting each way at Keremeos with  Royer's line for Boundary points.  . Hedley and Princeton Route.  Revcly's Stage leivvcs Hedley for Princeton  at 7 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Returning on Thursdays aiul Sundays.  Only the AVcdnesday and Thursday stages  carry mail.  Great Northern $  Hotel J  A new house containing more bed ���������J  room    accommodation    than    any 3  other  hotel  in   town.     Table and j(  bar   first-class.    Rates   moderate. X  X ������*  X           PETERSON PROS & LIND, X  5.                          Proprietors, $  TWEDDLE (Si, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.   Livery Barn in Connection.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^"fl0*^0*"*^0*^^^^'^'^^  (r  REVELY'S  ST.A B L E  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by calling Phone 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  HOTEL  HEDLEY  Under   New   Management  THE ISEST PROVIDED  IN KITCHEN AND BAR  AND EVERY CARE  TAKEN FOR THE COMFORT OF P A T R O N S.  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  J  K  K  K  K  1  K  K  x  K  K  K  i  I  I  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  K  x  K  x  K  x  K  K  i  I  I  GIBBON   and  Mcdonald  Proprietors  ���������**  X  %  31  x  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  s  X  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  E.venjtliing New and FirstrClass  Bur supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   tho   Tahle.  M. J. HENRY'S  NURSERIES and  HOUSES.  SEED'  Large stock of Home Grown* Fruit  and Ornamental Trees now matured  for the fall trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, and Flower  Seeds in Season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Whale  Oil Soap, Greenhouse Plants, Cut  Flowers, Bulbs for fall planting.  We do business on our own grounds  ��������� have no rent to pay, and are prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before placing  your order.    Catalogue free.  M.   J.   HENBY  3010 Westminster Road.    Vancouver.  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S.     F.     &    N.     RY  Daily  Leave  !M5 a. m.  0.15 a. in.  !������.l * a. m.  MIDWAY  Spokane. Scuttle.  Everett, Bolling-  hani, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points.  Kornie  Daily  Arrive  (MO p. m.  ��������� |.  Spokane,  Winnipeg. St. Pan  Minneapolis   Grand l<"orks. Republic, ^Marcus  . Northport.  Ross  land. Nelson  CIO p. m.  0.V0 p. in.  0.10 p. m.  ll.lo a.m. I ICnslo, Sandon  I (i.10 p. m.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  0   "ORIENTAL LIMITED"  Daily   Overland   Trains  2  From Spokane for Winnipeg,  St.Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  and all points   east.  Chicago  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call on ov address  C E. Preston,  Agent, ^Midway.  P.. C  S. G. Yerkes,  A. P. A., Seattle, Wash.  When   writing'    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, OCTOBER   11;   1006.  The Similkameen and its Beds.  Continued from Pago One.  by prospectors is of a superficial character. Quartz,veins intersecting granites of tho biotite class occur more or  less in contact with quartz porphyry  dikes. These have been louiid containing good values in copper, chiefly  in the form of chalcopyrites.  White and gray shales'a re frequently .seen'on the bed of the Similkameen.  Sometimes a dark shale is found to  which is attached coal, evidently of  ���������'Cretaceous date, as it differs very  much from the typical lignite coal in  the neighborhood of Princeton, samples of which coal attached to a gray  shale arc also found in the same  stream bed.  It is. inferred that the Cretaceous  shales with their remnants, of coal  have been ice transported from the  ���������Pasayton- area known to be oft the  Dakota, or lower part'of the Cretaceous,  but as this subject is at present under  , special investigation it will not be referred to anj' further until later.  Occasionally  the glacial block is to  be   seen   in   the  bed  of the  streams.  Sand   bars, the sand being a mixture  of quartz and granite, in which colors  .. are still found, but the. reports of the  gold commissioner for late years are  to the effect that placer mining  has  been on the decline for a  number of  years.    Very little work was done last  year.     A few  Chinamen   worked on  Granite creek and. on  the Tulaineen  near  the  mouth of Bear   creek.    As  there is no  stimulus  and  as .modern  methods are not very well understood,  the   conviction   has settled down   to  1 stay that placer mining on the Similkameen and its branches-is among the  things   that   were.      Some,   day    the  platinum  industry  will be revived in  the names of Enterprise and Progress  and important quantities of this metal  may he produced on the beds of the  Tnlameon and its mountain tributaries.  The', occurrences of  platinum on   the  Tulaineen    and   Granite   creek    was  _:espe_ci;.iily...referred   to  in ..one...of,'.the  .July-numbers of the Mining World of  the present year.  The red shales found in the bed of  the Similkameen have been more or  less vulcanized and evidently come  from the Tertiary volcanic, area in the  neighborhood, of Print eton.  It is on official record that' of 19  species of hemipterons insects found  in tho Tertiaries of British Columbia,  1G come from the Similkameen and  not far from Princeton.  As the present director of the Canadian Geologic Survey, Mr. A. P. Low,  A  Good,  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, f>n which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre of the  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already heen proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one.of the richest  gold, copper and coalmining sections of  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ;...       $400 to $600  Other Streets...   ... $200 to $400.  ��������� ������������������#������������������  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of- the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring-  big- returns on money invested at the present time.  ���������BHBBBBBHB  .... 1 IZtflVO'*&....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at.  the rate of 6 per cent.  ~'r jtry'-KtKim-'^rrn.r  Those Who Invest Now  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes^^^^  For Full Particulars, TWaps Etc.,  -APPLY   TO ���������  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  -       -        HEDLEY, B. C.  L   W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  recognizes the advantages of modern  methods of geologic work, it is quite  likelv that the Siniilkaineen field will  be rapidly-brought down to date.  Along the international boundary  between meridians 119.25 and 122 in  the United States geologic map describing Boundary ; geology, the courtesy of the United States geologists  has been placed on 'record in more  than one locality. Thus, wherever  pointers'cmild be made without actually interfering with Canadian work  or trespassing the. bounds either way,  these pointers have been kindly  thrown out, and there can he hut little  doubt that they are appreciated by  men like Mr. Low, Dr. Bell and Dr.  Daly of the Canadian Geological Survey and by those, who know the value  of international courtesies.  ���������Mining World.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  All tlie early patients of the fever  have been making satisfactory recovery, the greater number of them being  out and walking around, gaining  strength day by day. There; have  been only two or three who have, contracted it in the past three weeks and  they are all getting along well.  Business for the hotels has been  looking up within the past month, in  consequence of the large gang of men  at work on the steam shovel.  Pete Bromley, while"a.ble to be about  for the last ten days, had scarcely  enough strength to permit him taking  hold of the work in the blacksmith  ���������shop, and George Sproule. remained  on for another week. Mr. Bromley  finds that he has moie room in his  clothtjs than he has any use for at  present.  ..Tack Way's collection of snakes at  the Hotel Keremeos is still hearty and  the various members thereof thriving  on a diet of field mice. There are in  the collection three rattlers and two  garter snakes, and, in spite of these  conditions which might give rise to a  color question, they dwell in perfect  amity, walking over each other at  will. Now Jack is very much of a  Socialist in his ideas and these circumstances should afford food for thought.  Even Socialists have not yet arrived  at that degree of self-abnegation which  will permit one member of the cult to  toddle his cow-hides over another with  impunity, either in jest or earnest,  and as for color the aversion to Mongolian ochre which they evince is far  short of the harmony dwelling in that  snake cage. Perhaps it is the diet of  field mice.  Fever has broken out in No. 1 Camp  working on the steam shovel at Keremeos. Two cases were sent last week  to the railway hospital at Oroville,  and some others who are indisposed  are being watched for the development  of typhoid symptoms. Up to the present No. 1 Camp has had a model bill  of health.  F. -Richter & Co. are building an addition to their store to accommodate  the large stock which they Avill he  compelled to carry during the bustle  of construction which is now on.  T. Coleman's, son who left about a  month aco to attend school in Victoria,  and was taken down sick with fever  after reaching there, is improving.  His father made a trip to the coast to  see him.  Mi-. Jelly is ill, and the operation of  tomato canning has received a temporary check in consequence.  W. H. Armstrong, president of the  Keremeos Land Co., was in town last  week, and it is said that an extensive  irrigation scheme supplementary to  what has already been done is to be  undertaken at once. The amount to  be expended on it now, is placed at  $80,000. Mr. Armstrong is expected  hack again in about two weeks.  The sight of F. Richter's vinevard  these days is something not soon to be  forgotten.  COAL  When buying your hcat^  cr or range for winter  be sure and get a Coal  burner, to ensure comfort and economy.  VERMILLION FORKS  MINING    COMPANY  "SV.  F.   ltKvur.Y,  Agent.  COAL  X X  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  A"/Wi'W/Vv"/W  Try  ���������.vtaxwaaaaaSk  Vi&oria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  "*w#wa*%*ttas*yta*a*a4a***i*ytw+W4W*  EARL GREY IN THE OKANAGAN.  Is Tendered an Address of Welcome at  Penticton.  While Lord Aberdeen was Governor-General of Canada the people of  the Okanagan took his visits as mere  matter of course, a sort of neighborly  call. The calling habit, once acquired,  sticks, and now Earl Grey has come  in off the main line to call on Aberdeen's Okanagan neighbors. Vernon  laid itself out to give him a. royal welcome and succeeded in doing so, and  the Lower Okanagan was honored in  having Penticton included in the viceregal itinerary, and from reports,  Penticton did the honors of host in  commendable shape. An address was  presented by W. T. Shatford in behalf of the citizens.  Earl Grey, with the Countess and  suite spent the night on board the  steamer at Penticton, returning up  the lake in the morning.  WHY  EAT  MUTTON  WHEN YOU  CAN GET  SPRING  LAMB?  X  K  x  X  X  I  X  X  X  *:  X  X  X  *  K  ���������������  x  *  I  K  K  x  x  x  K  K  x  X  %  X  X  X  K  X  K  x  X  I  X  X  X  X  X  *c  X  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  *    Frank  B. McArthur,   -   -Manager    &  x 1  X X  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  First Class  in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line. .  x  X  I  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  PORK, VEAL and  First-Class BEEF  always   on   hand.  GAME IN SEASON  CAWSTON  & EDflOND  S  X  X  ;  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  i  J  i  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  PENTI6T0N  Livery, Feed an  STABLES  1 ESTABLISHED 1903 .  Fine New Covered Stage  Carrying Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  ���������O:  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        :        :  -:0:  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.

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