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 ->< I  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER  t  i  ���������  i  Vol. I.  No. 41.  HEDLEY, J^C.,. THURSDAY, OCT. 26, 1905.      '  '   - $2.00, in Advance.  *  0  Methodist Church.  Hkdi.ey, B. C.  Sunday Sehool at 8 o'clock.  Evening Service at 7:30 o'clock.  Kvorybody welcome.  <. L. THOMAS. PastOK.  CHARLES M. SHAW,  a" *  Civil Engineer, . 3  1    ;        Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Orders mau be left at Gazette office.'  ���������'  HEDLEY,  B. G.  D 60RIST1N&, V. S.  Consulting  Veterinarian   QSOYOOS. B.C.  ; -  Advice and prescription by mail, $1.00.  To make" good bread you  must have good tfour... If,  you w,ant\the, best bread  you must use..the, it est-  flour. ���������  .,  WINKLER & MOHR.  Penticton and Princeton  Real Estate and Mining Brokers.  Correspondence Solicited from  Those Having  Property to Sell.  R H. liOGEKS,  M.A., B.C.L.  ,    '      SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  IS THE FINEST KLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  >  on it.    Use no other.  : for sale by:  SHflTFORDS, LIMITED  flecl'leij and Fairview  Vernon, B. C:  GILLESPIE & MSLflM  R.ErtL   ESTATE  -AKD-  miNIING   BROKERS  Insurance Agents, Conveyancers, Etc.  Next to Post Ofliee. HEDLEY, B.C.  '  Edw. G. Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        B. C.  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Power or Light  BIG HORN  BRAND  REGISTERED  fi. ft. WRIGHT  Boot and Shoe Maker  HEDLE"V,Q.C  UNION   MADE  Shirts Av Overalls  WESTERN MADE  .      ���������-FOR-T-  ' WESTERN MEN  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  OLIVER & GLADDEN  Buy a B. C. Produd; that  Defies Competition  Turner, Beeton 'is Co., Ltfl.  VICTORIA,       -       -      -       B.C.  Cawsfon % Edntond  -:o:-  Civil & Mining Engineers  JVUNES and  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^fe6eSS6;*efeee������*������&:&������ftefc*8%  1������  m  ������������  m  BOOTS & SHOES 1  Mrs. G.B. Lyon  masses  DRY GOODS  *  FANCY GOODS  Millinery in Latest Styles  ���������AGENTS FOIl���������  MASON <8h RISCH Pianos.  Butterick Patterns  -        -        B. C.  PURVEYORS  OF  ALL KINDS  Fresn Meats  FisH  Vegetables  ^ AND ^  Fruit  Cut Rates on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.  Inquire for Latest Fruit Arrivals.  til  J  <  (0  U  J  0  I  >  2  0  tn  NICKEL PLATE"-  ..     COMPARED  M. K. Kodgers Knows of No  Property which He Would  ^Exchange It 'For.  This Would Also Hold True For Many  fl  Other Properties on the Mountain.���������  u  Only Development Needed to Make  Hedley Camp One of the  Greatest  on, the Continent. ,  Coast papers in Vancouver Jiiid Victoria have interviews- with Mr. "SI. K.  Rodgers. ThescarealAvays interesting  to residents in the Similkameen, not  so much-for the assurances given of  gi-eaf wealth and permanency *fov the  Nickel Plate inine itself, for no one  resident in the valley who has. been  the vastijodies of ore that are'now ex-  posed to view has had any doubt of its  future for several years past, bill it is  satisfactory to-know that Mr. Rodgers  is no.w prepared" to admit it to outsiders, for during the initial stages of development and oven until very recently,  he never allovved others, and much less  representatives of the press, to tap him  for informatiion.'regarding the wealth  stored up in the hills around Twenty-  mile. ,'��������� '  The Victoria Times, whoso representative talked with Mr. Rodders, says :  "M.K. Rodgers, general manager of  the Nickel Plate mine near Hedley is  in the city. This property is regarded  by all mining men as second to none  other in the. province of British Columbia. Mr. Rodgers, who represents the  Marcus Daly interests, says himself  that he knoAvs of no property that He  would exchange for the Nickel Plate.  At the present time there are about  150 men employed. The advent of the  Great Northern railway to Hedley will  have a marked effect on the operations at the mine.  At the present time Mr. Rodgers  points out that the concentrates have  to be hauled.fifty miles by wagon road.  The result is that only high grade concentrates can be so handled.  The company has at Hedley a 40-  staiup mill. : The ore is easily supplied  Wit from the'mountain side above.  For years past the.priucipal operations  at the mine have been development  work. "When the Great Northern railway, which is how in course of construction, reaches Hedley, the situation  will be entirely changed. High grade  ore, of which there is a vast quantity  at the Nickel Plate, will then be shipped directly,out to the smelter. The  low grade ore will-be treated at the  mill before shipping the concentrates.  This condition of affairs has of course  been waited for by the company for a  long time. The completion of railway  connection will give the. opportunity to  fully develop the mine, which is among  the best in the province.  The capacity of the mills at Medley  will be greatly increased, probably  enlarged to three times '.heir present-  capacity. This will not be done until  the machinery necessary can lie shipped in by rail.  The completion of railway connection with Hedley will really mean the  transition of the Nickel Plate from a  mine in course, of development to a  producer.  The work on the Great Northern lin<  of ore already blocked out is sufficient  to class it as high grade and fit t,o be  shipped off for treatment, there is no  information given to indicate what the  final policy will .be for treatment of the  great mass of ore reserves of all values  now available. That it will ultimately  result in large smelting works close, at  hand, there is little reason to doubt,  for even if vast quantities of it are  sufficiently high grade to permit of  shipment to outside smelters; and if a  HIGH GRADE ORE IN VAST OIIANTITY great deal nune of it is of such ������ char-   - i actor as to enable., them  to recover a  i *  fair percentage of the values from  crushing and amalgamation in stamp  mills, it is well known that milling is  at best, a slow way of using up an ore  body. v Here, too, the ore body is not  only vast in extent, ,but the ore is very  hard to crush, 'thus limiting the duty  per stamp to an amount altogether too  small in proportion to.tbe amount required to be clone before any considerable portion of the. value of the'deposif  can be won.' And as for shipment to  outside smelters, while that would  doubtless be very acceptable to the railways and to smelters in the Boundary,  a little commercial arithmetic on the  part of the Daly Reduction financiers  would doubtless result in the working  out of a plan that would be much more  local in its application.  Mr. Rodgers' estimate of the comparative value of the Nickel Plate is a  clear cut statement of his belief in the  greatness of the mine, and is a declaration with which everyone will agree.  In taking up and developing the Nickel  Plate to its present stage he has an  achievement of which he may Avell be  proud, and his belief in the bright future in store for Hedley is also shared  by our citizens. Mr. Rodgers, as a  j citizen of the town, was public-spirited,  and if many an other man had been in  charge of the work, the town would  not have seen the public improvements that are in evidence in our  midst to-dav.  There are of course some features of  his policy that are open to criticism,  for all do not see alike; but in view of  the influences that he had to contend  against, and the difficulties to be surmounted through newness of the country, a just judgment,, will accord him  the measure of credit which is due for  what has been accomplished.  HEDLEY LUMBER.  .    COMPANY  A Busy Season at the Mouth  of Stirling Creek.  ONE OF HEDLEY'S SUBURBAN IN-  .    ��������� DUSTRIES    .  Saw-mill. Contributes Its Share to the  Up-building- of-the Town.���������Large  Cut for..Size of-Mill. ' ''     '-  ALWAYS  GETTING  NEARER.  How the V.  V. & E.   Building- is  greasing-.  Pro-  ���������(Midway Star.)-"'  Con tractors'for the V. V..& E. commenced work on the Y the beginning  of the week, the steam shovel having  been got to work: As the ground  where it is working is of a sandy nature rapid progress is being made. As  the haul from the gravel pit to where  the surface crews are working is short,  "round i.s being covered at a- good rate.  Winters,   Parsons  & Boomer,   who  The Hedley Lumber Company's, saw-  ,  mill is one of the really important in-'  dustries of the district,  and has borne  its share in   the   up-building   of   the  town.  It is situated on  the  Similkameen  river at the -month of Stirling  creek  about four miles west of Hedley,   and  is one of the oldest institutions of the  place.   Tlie first saw-mill for this part  of the Similkameen river was run, by���������  J.  J.   McDonald,  one Of the picsent  owners, who then had as partner A. R.  Tillman.    Their mill was  a portable   '  concern mid   was staited  in -August,  1901. their market at  that time   being'  to supply, the  ranchers  in   the  lower ���������  Similkameen, and to turn oiit a bill of ''  lumber required by the Hedley Town---  site. Company.  They biought in the present plant in ���������  1902 and located it on J. Neill's ranch ���������  on the other side of the river where  suitable timber was available close at  hand, and the principal demand which  existed for the lumber at that time  was in filling a large bill of lumber required by the Daly Reduction Co.  The next year Tillman dropped out  and Angus SteAvart took over his interest, the mill being placed in its present location. Since then their lime  and attention has been fully taken up  to meet the demand for lumber, and it  must be acknowleged that they have  done exceedingly well to keep all interests supplied in the manner that  they  have.  The present location has its advantages audulso its disadvantages. One  of these latter is the haul of four miles  to deliver the lumber in to\vn. Another is the lack of a pond or pocket in'  the river'to'store logs and take the  Aveight off the. booms, for. in a river as  sAvift as the Sihiilkaiiieen and as subject to sudden rise and fall, the chance  of loss from breaking of a boom is  rather great.  At present the greater part of each  season's.cut is obtained a considerable  distance, up the stream. This year they  AArere obtained for the most part above  Princeton, on both the Similkameen  and Tulanieen rivers, although a great  ,many logs also Avere cut on Stirling-  creek and hauled in.  in the summer of 1901. to oln-iate  the. risk of holding so large a portion  of the season's cut on boom, a hoist  Avas rigged to pull the logs out of the  river as they reached the boom and  deck them in the yard to be hauled in  as required: but to save the expense  of double handling which this entailed  Avhich is being built from  Mid\vay, is  HEDLEY,  %������������������5i*i999a9������������������9.������*3������*aw8^I HEDLEY,  -   -   -   B. C.  progressing very satisfactorily, according to Mr. Rodgers. The only difficulty appears to have been the lack of  labor necessary to cany it on. The  contractors are pushing Avork on the  road grading and  active  preparations j  mi.  in-anging i  A. A. Arthur,   who is financing the  Midway   k   Vernon  raihvay,   Avas  Victoria  a   fe.Av  days ago  j matters in connection Aviththe provin-  j c.ial  subsidy  to  that  road,    says  the  Daily Ncavs. He states that in addition  are being made for the winter season.   ! t������ ������������������ section now being built by  Me-  With the. prospect of opening the j Lean Bros-' {l ������>"tmct for the remain-  country bv railway there, has been no- j(le1' of tho lim'is behl" let   to  "   New  ticeable, he says considerable, activity j Voj'k n'l'n'-    H(' uxpt'et* to  h  in prospecting.    Hedley, which is in a j l"11' eompleted next year.      -  beautifully situated  valley,   Avill   be- ��������� *  come, he thinks, an important centre. ;     In the death of Dr. Btiller.  of  Mon  It is delightfully located, and is making j treal, Canada loses one of the greatest  they decided this year  to strengthen  liaye a contract   near   Molson,   have j the'boom and risk 'it,'and as the drive  practically got their big steam  shovel j awis later in beinggotdown, the danger  on the ground.   The transportation of | ������* trouble iV<,m high water was lessen-  ������, . ., ' ,   .. ed while the unproved  quaht-v  of   the  the machine Avas quite an undertaking. | iUIJ,iK.,., mSulting from  sawing  them  as it had to be hauled a part at a time j into lumber as soon as taken from the  from here, some, of the heavier pieces | water. Avas with the cheaper handling  requiring six-horse teams. ! ������    <'"]'U���������ting  .'������lvaniage   to  offset  1 ������ the. risk ot loss incurred.  Superintendent Morgan, of the Great; Tirt:  JIim,  Northern, was in Ferry on Wednes-! is in ���������i/t. ,12 x 24 B(.m.;,ti, the main  day, having come up in his private car. ' floor is the boiler and engine room.  He made a general survey of the Avork < The boiler is of  the  locomotive  type.  now in  nro������-ress ' R) holvso Pl������Vt!l'' ;uul lhe engine a 10x14-  iio\a in pio0uss. ; slide valve,'manufactured in   Indian-  Freight trains are arriving daily. '. apolis. The power which they furnish  and judging bv the congested state of i is scarcely ample to do . the Avork re-  tlie sidetracks additional accommoda-1 n������of tW ^ ^ Ht)(l, is th(;  tion will soon be necessary. j S.UV! u oO-inoh  circular,  and  the- car  riage, a two-block, rope feed, capable  of handling with ease dimension timber  up to 2(5 feet in length. Some 30 feet  in length have been saAvn, but 2(5 feet  is as long as they can handle conveniently. On this floor is a 08-inch bull  Nvheel, driven from the saw mandril,  for pulling up logs out of the boom.  The back gear consists of one SAA-ing  cutoffsaAV ,-ind  one  three saw gang  edger.     A  separate engine  Avas  pro-  the' cm'efl t(> di'ive  the planer,   Avhich  is  some distance from the mill in a shed  , of its oAvn.   The planer is a   surfacer  marked progress,  quite a number of  buildings having gone up this year."  doctors on the continent.    As an  eye  In the above it -will be noted that,  further than the assurance of the present milling capacity being trebled,  and that the value, of a vast quantity  and matcher and Avas made in  Smith-  ville. N. .1.  The Yakds.  In the yards are about   "lOO feet of  ,    ,    ., .        r������    -r. i  i tracking,   and    a   large  quantity  of"  specialist he had no superior. Dr. bul- j ^-odk of various kinds is kept on hand  ler Avas a share-holder in the Southern j to fill any orders that may be required  Okanagan. Land Co.. and was looking i jtv either rough or dressed lumber or  fo,,.-,,.-,. to������virn. ,v ihh povti,,,, ,r ,h, i!������:: ^ j? ns? jhSrsfisss  province. To the Messrs. Shatford his ! future to keep up Avith the eve.r-in-  death is'a matter for deep regret. ! creasing demand. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE. OCTOBER 2������, 1905.  vibe Itedley Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ���������<- ���������("I on Thuisd.iys, b\ the IIi:ni.i;v Gazk'itk  I'lllVI I.Vl.   iM) I'l'M-IslllXU CoUl'A.W.  Limiti:i>,  ,it llodloy, B. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year S&00  Six Months..   1.00  Advertising Rates  'Measurement, VI lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements-riiot exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion. 25 cents, for  each subsequent insertion. Over 'one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion and 5  '-������������������������������������ cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advanee.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvementetc.,  87.(1(1 lor (iO-day notices, and $5.00 for 30-day  notices. ���������      '  > ���������  Contract Advertisements���������One inch.per month,  $1.25; over 1 incb and up to I inches, 81.00  per inch pcriuonth. To constant advertisers  taking larger space', than-four-inches, on  application, rates will be given of reduced  diaries, based on size of space and'lcngth  nt time.  Changes for contract advertisements, should  be in the ollico by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.      , #  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. Kor changes oftencr than once a month  the price of composition will bo charged at  regular rates.  A  MEGRAW,  Managing Editor.  whilst the hammer intimates that he  does a bit of knocking at times'. On a  scroll undei neath arc sundry cabalistic  rnottos in an unknown tongue, -but  succeeding the name are the title letters, J. P., G.P., A.O.O.R., which may  be interpreted "Job Printer," "Good  Fellow" and "Ancient Order of Old  Rye." it is a clever production. Ask  the doctor to let you see it, but don't  ask the loan of it for the chance of the  edition running nut and'preventing  him from obtaining another .will make,  linn-'very loth to part with it.  NOTICE.  Eir  it(]iiar.  (ith.  .'nil Moon  13th.  lOilf)  OCT.  Last qnar.  '20th.  New Moon  27th.  1905  Sun. .Vioii. Tiifis. Wed. Tim. Fri. Sat.  i  s  15  9  it;  10  17  "4  11  IS  25  12  19  26  0.  13  20  27  7  14  21  28  L. W. Shatford, M. P. P.. returned  from the coast last week, arriving in  Hedley on Wedneschiy night. While  oh the coast Mr. .Shatford had Mu-  pleasureOf seeing' much Of the great  English labor leader, Burns, whom he  had the pietisme of shoAvihg about the  ex hi bi tion grounds and affoi-din g hi m  every possible, opportunity of becoming  acquainted with' British; Gplirhibia, its  people and its '.resources. Mr. Shatford  expresses strong 'admiration for leader.  Burns, even if he cannot agree -.'with  his opposition t<> the Chamberlain propaganda., for Chamberlain is, of all  stateshien in'���������BriMin,i_,the";pi,iine.ftu,oi'-  ite with loyal Canadians. Leader  Burns he considers a mtin of high ideals  Avith great ability and earnestness,  which inspires confidence and compels  admiration.-       '  NOTICE is .hereby given thjvt, ������0 days- from  date, 1 intend to apply to the Hon. Chief-  CoinmLssioiier of Lands and Work* for permission to nurcbaso H) acres, more or less, of lahd.  situate m the .Similkameen Dlvihion of'-Yale,  District, and described as follows: Commencing at a ikMj planted on the northerly limit of  the Columbia S: Western right-of-way, marked  S. K. Coinor. Lot27CH, thence iuiming north 5  chains, more or lesx, to the south boundary of  Lot 513:'thence eilst, '���������&��������� chains, more or Jess,'  along said south boundary of Lot ">18 to the  angle post of said Lot ,51.1; thenee south 12  chains, more or less, along westerly boundary  of Lot 513 to the northerly limltof the Columbia  ���������& Western railway right-of-way; thence westerly, following the said luuthorly limit of the  right-of-way, 10 chains, more or less-, to point of  commencement, and cuntuininK 40 acres, more  or less.  Dated at Midway. B.C.. October Will. 1!������5.  40-0 W. II. NOKKIS. Applicant.  NOTICE.     DAYS from the date hcieof 1 intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  CIXTY  ~to apply...        and Works for permission to purchase MiO acies  20     SO  The longer the life  insurance  inves-  tigation goes on the more glaring the  instances   in   which   the   interests of  policy-holders arc utterly disregarded  by the  money  power ^.which controls  the directors ami managers of the American life insurance, companies.    The  Equitable and  New  York Life made  pretty rank shoAvings,  but for brazen  effrontery   the  -Mutual   Life otVNew  York,   through its  general   manager,  McCurdv,  caps  the  climax  Avhen   he  promulgates the doctrine that it A\ras  not the purpose of life insurance at all  to pay dividends to policy-holders, but  that the public should come to regard  these companies as great philanthropic  institutions   that  avouUI    p<iAT   death  claims  to  the  beneficiaries of the insured and big salaries to the manager  and all his relatives.    The managers of  both the  New York Life and Mutual  Life of New York tin:  pulling out salaries of $ 100,000 per an mil n for thein-  seh-e.s and $15,000  per annum to snob  sons for acting .-is assistant managers.  While the -money reserves of the Mutual Life were increasing, the dividends  to   policy-holders   were   dropping   in  some instances from   $55.76 to $8, and  the salaries of the uncles and the aunts  and the cousins were, all the time soaring, as were also the  champagne bills  for   the.   general   agents'   junketings.  Canadian policy-holders in these companies   should   employ   somebody to  kick themregularly and efficiently for  the next- few Arears.  Tlios. BradshaAv is among those to  whom- congratulations, are due these  days. For a. couple of Aveeks he had  been tit Avorkcon the Florence, one of  'his'claims in Twenty-mile canyon .'.arid  the ore brought down is certainly fine-  looking. The Cazette is assured that  thereMs.a. large body of it in sight.  Mr. Bradshaw Avent up again "this  AA'eek with a back load of powder to  awake .the echoes and further demonstrate the lay of the ore body. Some  fine specimens showing free gold are  to be found, and the. mispickel is so  massive that it.Avoul.d'seein Avell Avorth  Avhile to adapt the .method of treatment  to some plan Avhich Avill permit of.saying the arsenic as a by.products There  are feAAr claim owners --who have been  prepared to back up their faith, with  cash find hard Avork'tis Mr. BradshaAv  has done and it is pleasing- to knoAv  that the result is'proving so satisfactory.  of liind, beginning at a post at the S. K. corner  of Lot 4<iS, .Similkameen Di\ ision of Yale District, thence south 40 chains, thence west 40  chains, thence north 10 chains thence cist  along the south boundary of Lot 4W> to point  of beginning.  Dated the 10th day of October. 1JKI5.  C. K. LEIK,  <40-!������ Kuan Lkik, -\gent.  NOTICE.  CIXTY DAYS from the date, heieof I intend  *"3 to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for pciiuissiou to purchase 160 acies  of land, beginning at a post on the west bank  of the Okanagan river at tlie south end of Vas-  seiiuxlake, thenee northerly along the waterfront 40 chains, thence west 10 chains, thenee  south 40 chains, thence east 10 chains to point  of beginning. ' '   . v   '   ���������-  '  Dated'the 28th day of September, 1905.  E. W. LEIR.  40-9 Hugh Leik, Agent.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, GO days after  A\ date, we intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands andWorks/for* permission  to purchase 120 acres of land, as'follows, in the  SimilkainceivLahd: Division -.Commencing at  theS.'AVV.corhcrof?Lot 1985, Group 1. thence  west 00 chains, thciico north 20 chains, thence  cast (10 chains; thence south 20 chains. <  Kcquired for reservoir site.' .;  '!���������.-.;Tjik PauicRaxciitxg Co.. Ltd.  Fairview, Sept. Sth, 1905.   : 35-9  NOTICE.  OIXT Y DAYS after date   vj-   the.Chief Commissioner of Land:  I intend to apply to  s&AVorks  Judge Clement, of Grand Forks, recently eleAbated to the bench as successor to the late Judge Leamy, spent  Monday in town and took a run of inspection through the stamp mill and  other parts of the Daly Reduction  Co.'s Avorks. Judge Clement's legal  and literary attainments eminently  fit him for elevation to the bench.  .This Avtis his first visit to the Similkameen and it goes Avithout saying that  he Avas most fa/voi-ably impressed Avith  A\-hat he shav.. He. left on Tuesday,  morning for Princeton Avhere, he was  to hold court yesterday. The judge  is'a gentleman Avhom it is a pleasure  to meet, and it is pleasing to knoAv  that he fonnd us a peaceable Avell-be-  haved people for he expressed his surprise at the lightness of the docket.  In fact it consisted of but one case  which htid come up, at Faii-ATie\A\ At  least that Avas all he had been required  to adjudicate upon thus far.  for permission to purchase 320 acres of mountain land situated.in'thc Similkaniccn Division  of Yale District:���������Commencing'-'at C. C. Clay.s  X.W. corner, thence-north 80 .chains thence  cost40 chains, thenee south SO chains, thence  west-40 chains to point of commencement, containing 320 acres.  Dated this 2nd day of Sept., 1805. -  36-9 ERAXK IX RICE.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "Two Brothers," "Victoria" aild "ORLANDO  Marguerite" Mineral Claims, situate in  the Similkameen Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : On Sixteen-Mile  Creek.  "TAKE NOTICE that I. E.W. Groves, acting  ���������*��������� as agent for A. Scrapelli, free miner's certificate No. BS6157, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, toapplytothe Mining Recorder for  Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose  of obttiining 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 2(ith day of Sept.. 11)05.  37-9- F. W.' GROVES.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  showed   the   Ga-  a unique produc-  Dr.   H.   Mathison  ���������/.ette the other day  tion which he h;id i-eceived from Peck  Mac.Swain.    Peek is   now  at Golden,  helping the Star to shine brighter, and  he has adopted a crest.    The song says  thtit   ���������' Kvery Nation   litis a  Flag but!  the Coon," and the suggestions made,  therein to supply the deficiency of said  Hag  appear  to  have   furnished   Peck  with an idea for evol\*ing *v crest.   It is  handsomely executed within a shield,  in which the central figure is a printer's  stick.    Scattered around Avere various  insignia   in   Avhich . Avere   recognized  Peck's old shoes, the  bandana bundle  which forms his portmanteau, the tomato can which he uses to quench his  ��������� thirst in the water-holes by the wayside, two hands on a bottle,  and lying  on its side,   in convenient reach,  is  a  barrel which permits a  double interpretation���������if full,  the  bottle may be  replenished therefrom, and if empty it  Avill come handy for a bunk over night.  By turning the shield on one side the  printer's stick i.s more  plainly recogr  nistitfl, and in it tire set as  they Avould  appear in type,  three words in  three  lines, "AV.-ilk, A\ralk, Avalk."   Above the  stick are crossed a quill   and a little,  hammer, for Peck wields the  pen  occasionally when he writes to  his girl  in 'Washington, and turns out puzzles,  poems find other jokes for the press?  ���������TENDERS are invited for the supply of 2000  * cords of wood, or any part of tins nmo^jft-r,  to be delivered and stacked at the Company's  works at Hedley. B.C. 'fenders are returnable  at the Office of the Company on or before Nov.  15th. 1905.  THE DALY REDUCTION CO.  Dated October 24th. 190,5. 41-1  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "COPPER PLATE" Mineral Claim, situate in  the O.soyoos Mining Division of Yale District. Avhere located : Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that.1, Ainsley Mcgrn-w. i<\  M.C. No. B79221. agent for Sydney M. Johnson, F.M.C. No. B9M08, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to'the Mining Recorder for a. Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt 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 25th day of October. A.D. 1905.  4I-SI AI.YSLEY MEGRAAV.  Certificate of Improvements.  "PoAA'Er.t.'' Mineral Claim, situate in the' Osoy-  oosMiningDivisionbf Yale District. AA'hcrc  ���������located:  In Camp Hedley, cast of 20-Mile  Creek and adjoining the Indian Reserve.  fAKE NOTICE that I, F. A. Dcvcreux, part  ���������*��������� owner and agent for ii. H. Parkinson and  H. A. AVhillans, free miner's certificate No.  B89055, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  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 be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this lSth day of Sept., A.D. 1905.  37-9 |i\ A. DEVEREUX.  NOTICE.  Try  CEYLON TEA.   e>  ^  Pure  and   Invigorating.  Certificate of Improvements.  "WAR EAGLE" and "RED EAGLE" mineral  claims: situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Vulo District.    Where located :   In  Camp Hedley.  TAKK NOTICE that I,  V. W. Groves, acting  ���������*���������    as agent for the  Yale  Mining Co.,  Eree  Miner's Certificate  No. B79():i;t,   intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Cortillcntoof Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  the above claims.  AND FURTHER take notice that action,  under section .')7, must bo commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 7th day of September, A.D. 1905.  34-9 F. AV. GROA^ES.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  Fl.OUKXCE,   CllKA.M OK T1IK CAMP,   KOADSIDK,  Silent Fkikxd, Lizzie D. and Great  Eastekn Mineral Claims, situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Olalla Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Richard IT. 'Parkinson, K.M.C. B79135, agent for L.W.Shatford,  K.M.C. B79113, Dan Coil they, F.M.C. B7880G, and  Steve Mangott, F.M.C. No. B790G3,intend, sixty  days from tluto hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements-,  for tlie purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the issu-  ti moo of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of Sept., A.D. 1905.  RlCHAKD IT. I'AKKJ.N'HON,  3.3-9 B. C. h. S.  BANK OF  BmTiSH NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,666. Reserve��������� $2,043,997.  ,   ��������� ITEAD OFFICE IN CANADA,       -       MONTREAL  II. STIKEMAN. General Manager -       .1. KLMSLY, Supt. of Branches  JVlOINEy    ORDERS  MAV  nK OIITAINKI) AT T1IK  KOI.I.OAV1NCJ HATES:  S5.00 AMI L'NUEIt      -      3 CENTS. | OVKIl 810.00 TO ������30.00  -   10 CENTS  OVEKS5.U0 to $10.00    -    ������> CENTS.  OA-KH $30.00 TO ������50.00   -  15 CENTS  Hedley Branch,  L. O. flacHAFFlE, Acting Manager  J. ���������. SCHUBERT  IA/hole������0ctle and Retail  General     Merchant  Groceries  , Hardware  Dry Goods  Flour and Feed  Gents' Furnishings  >  Sash and Doors  Boots and Shoes  >            i  Lumber and Shingles .  Xw L^** ���������        Jwtf %*\* m  Stores���������HEDLEY and  PENTICTON.  m  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE (Si, REITH, Proprietors.  Qood Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  The Canadian  of Commerce  PAPiTAL-^$8i700,Op6. - -     .    REST���������$3,500,000.  Total Resources (Nov. 30, '04)���������$91,000,000.  Penticton Branch  ���������   A Branch.of the Rank is now  open at Penticton, B. C.  Princeton Branch  A Branch of this Bank is now-  open at Princeton, B. C.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT���������Interest allowed on deposits of'$1.00awl- upwards.  BANKING   BY MrtIL     .  Dctiosits may he made and withdrawn hy mail.   Special attention given to this  class ������f business.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on all points.  A General Banking Business Transacted.  J. m.GHRISTIE  M1.U.UI n���������Hl'linm'UfTJ  Manager  taaaaamsmamBmmm  NOW  is  Time  vdlotlics*  '  I  /.  ^^^  We Want Your Trade.  i:all anil sec our new stock of   Clothing1 and Latest Stylo of Hats    *  \Y. G. & K. Fancy Shirts  Eino Kiifvlish Elaunel Top Shirts  English and Caiuiditui Wool Underwear  VVenther Mixture AA'ool Sox  Heavy Tweed Lined .Reefers  We Have the Goods igf  CLOTHES ItEXOVATEl'l  CAMPBELL  (& SHIER. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, OCTOBER 26, 1905.  Town and District.  Thanksgiving! ! !  Which Avill have the hest time today  ���������a cleiifl turkey or <i live "blue grouse ?  Remember the ' Guild - Concert mid  -   Dance in Fraser's hall to-night.  H. A. Turner, of the South Yale  Copper Co., Copper Mountain, was in  toAvn on Tuesday.  R. H. Rogers, barrister, of Vernon,  was in town Tuesday night and drove  through to Princeton on legal business.  VV. H. Brule and wife came in on  Tuesday's stage. Mr. Brule takes a position Avith the Daly Reduction Co.  Miss Megraw, 'of the; Gazette - stalff,  left by Monday morning's stage for  Vancouver toconsult an eye specialist.  ' , Special Thanksgiving service will be  held next Sunday, evening in Hedley,  by Rev. E. P. PleAvelling.  Owing to so much Avet weather this  fall, the roads between Keremeos and'  Penticton are getting in bad shape.  W. E. Welby is down with typhoid  fever. He was taken to the Vernon  hospital about ten days ago.  ' The fool-killer should be fired.- He  has been letting his work get behind,  especially in regard to the gun-pointing  species.-  Mr. and Mrs. Donald McKay, of  Olalla, Avbo have been spending several  Aveeks in the vicinity .of Princeton,  spent Sunday in town and went out  by Monday morning's stage.    ,  Hughie Campbell and Frank Bailey  put in a busy summer prospecting and  mining in the Aspen Grove country,  but have come to the metropolis of the  Similkameen to winter.  ���������The hospital committee -have placed  cots in the building recently occupied  .   as  a  school room'" and got them -in  . leadiness  for  use   as  an  emergency  hospital.  Mr. McArdle, liveryman, of Grand  Forks-, accompanied Judge Clement  into the district this Aveek. Instead of  sending a driver along, he concluded  to make the trip in person and see the  country.  >' W. T. Shatford, resident managing  director of. the Southern Okanagan  Land Co., at Penticton, was, called to  California, and Mr. L. W. Shatford  left on Sunday morning for Penticton,  to take charge in his absence.  Engineer Bassett, who. was working  "in the Similkameen-Valley all spring  and   summer,   is now surveying the  "route-for the Midway & Vernon.    His  . gang-will work from the summit towards Vernon.  There are indications of an early  winter.'. The snow in the hills has been  gaining in depth with each successive  flurry, Until it begins to look-as if,  not spades but snow shovels will be  trumps from now until next April.  Green Mountain defies the district  ' to produce potatoes as large and sound  as those grown'.on L. A. Clark's ranch.  A mess of whoppers came in from  there last -week that were beauties,  being large, plump, round and clean-  skinned.  Nearly all the subscribers of the  Hedley telephone exchange are of the.  opinion that the usefulness of the service Avould be more than doubled by  having an'instrument placed in the C  P. R. freight office at Penticton. It  is estimated that over 75 per cent of  the telephone business done Avith Penticton is Avith the freight office, and  much valuable time would be .saved by  having a phone in the office.  Mr. MacHaffie received plans from  Victoria for the hospital building from  C. El wood Watkins of the firm of  Hooper and Watkins, architects. The  plans submitted (there Avere two of  them) seem admirably adapted for the  purpose and are designed with a vieAV  to obtaining the maximum of comfort  and accommodation with the minimum of expense. He supplied them  gratis on account of personal friendship for Mr. MacHaffie as Avell as sympathy Avith the  movement.  The Vernon News has done itself  proud in the special number issued, entitled "The Okanagan���������The Laud of  Fruit and Sunshine." The number sets  forth the resources of the OkanagM.n  in most attractive form, and compiler  and printer alike have won their mead  of highest praise for the finished goods.  Outsiders Avho want to knoAv all about  the upper Okanagan Avill find it there,  and residents Avho wish to present to  friends at a distance the beauties of  their western homes have the story  told for them-in its most attractive  way. The engravings are superb, but  the. engraver too must thank the  printer for the manner in Avhich they  are brought out, and the beautiful  letter press. Vernon has reason to be  proud ol' the whole affair. [  i'  j    The -Daly Reduction Co. are asking  for tenders for 2000 cords of wood.'  ���������There-is'tp he>abigraee'muet at Oyf  ov'ille on the 27th' and 28th, when'  $3000 will be given in prizes. ,   ,-.,._  It is reported that .1. F. 'Rpyeiy'tho.  proprietor of the Overland .Flyer, Ss at  present seriously ill at GreenwooilJ   >  ,' The collection taken at Mr.. Lang's  service on $mubiy evening'last "iyas  .donated to the hospital fund.    '  ' A plentiful supply of bunting was  floated on Saturday in commemoration  of Trafalgar Day and on Sunday evening Mr. Lang's sermon' had' special  reference to the event.  y  ', In.how many places does Thos. Ellis,-  .late king of'the''Okanagan, intend to  live? Victoria papers"claim hinvas a j  citizen, and-the Kootenay'Mail claims  that he will henceforth roost"inJ Rev-  elstoke. - '     ' '  ��������� Al. Piper came over from Fairview  on Tuesday to begin work on'the cribbing in the creek bottom. Mr. Bate,  although convalescing, will not he in  shape to undertake the active supervision of work for some weqks yet., ,  Messrs. W. J. Manery and'Malcolm  McAuley have opened a butcher' shop  in the building on Webster st., lately  occupied by R. , ,T. Wynne, and have  on hand an attractive, looking supply  of meats of various kinds. M. McAul-  ay is in charge and the beeves come  from W. J. Manery's choice herd.  . There are indications that .Gt Northern cannonading Avill be heard in Hedley in a. fortnight or less, and railway  navvies become a common sight- on  our streets. It is claimed that notices  are now posted at the Nighthawk calling for tenders for the immediate construction of a mile at Hedley.  T'he-^storm and "cold-snap > of last  week, Avas a climatic freak. " On the  'higher altitudes, it is.not 'an. lincom-  mbn thing to have brie'short cold snap  in Npvemlier, when the temperature  stalls to" zeroV but to have it'.show 20  'degrees of /frost' in Octob^rV is souie-  .'thiih* altogether liiSheard of.   j    '���������!  Work is being proceeded Avith to  complete', telephone1 connection .'up  ;Okav������agan Lake). -R. Swift is*in charge  'and'it is expected that in a few weeks  more the missing link between Penticton and KeloAvna avHI be supplied, for  which due credit belongs to the representative for Yale'-Carihoo and should  be given.  '. The concert of the Scotch-Irish'-Coon  musical combination on Friday ' evening last, was enthusiastic, and the  ,'aUdience were coimnensm-ately happy.  To the encore committee special credit  is due, for they worked oVer-time. The  dance which was to follow, didn't materialize 'owing to an undue preponderance of the sterner sex.  The twice Jt-week stage to Princeton  is a very great convenience, instead of-  the old-weekly service in vogue before  the 'daily'was put on last ��������� siumher.  The tAvice a week service Avill in all  probability be maintained during the  winterand in the spring there is little  doubt that-the daily service will be  resumed.  The customs collector at Midway  moved his office across the river from  the old town and is locating it in close  proximity to the Gt. Northern station.  Honor bright, iioav Duncan !���������just for  the fun of the thing,���������did Gardom give  official notice or just some other kind  of correspondence, to the "big wigs"  in the customs department before he  pulled his freight?  3GO9SOO9O0QCO!  WEATHER PROPHETS  3 Predict a Hard Winter...  BUT WE AKE PKEI'ATIED, FOU IT  WITH A'VEltY  LAKOE STOCK OF  Cold Weather Clothing  ]N Woolen Uxdebaveau and  Flannel, Shihtr Ave have the  large.st.and most complete range  ever shown in the Country, and  can supply the Avants of the  most  fastidious   *  ���������* ALUSOiN*  Now in tile Market - Allison Town Lots  future Great Railroad Centre  XlLLISON is the terminal point of the'C. P. R. on the  f-1   Similkameen, and is the supply point for the Copper  Mountain District and others.  Allison; will, be the junction point for any railway lines  running Avest and -connecting. Avith the Canadian Pacific  Railway, who agree, in the operation of, said raijAvay, to  make the town of Allison a point of .general importance  in connection with the 'working thereof.  Investments now in Allison will' surely . bring large  profits in the near future as railway construction proceeds.  and this is. now assured. -  .  Terms:   one half cash, balance in six months and  year, - with interest at 6 per cent.       .  a  For Full F������eii-tici_������lairs  ���������    - -   ,       ���������APPLY'TO���������  HILTON KEITH, Agent,, Allison, B.C.  A^R^E   are   just opening up a'  shipment of Winter Suits '  and Odd Pants, which, for pattern, style arid fit, beat anything  Ave have ever seen in the ready-  ,  to-Avear clothing line   We Want* You t*o See These Goods  c  SHflTFOuDS, LIMITED  fledley and Fairview, B. 6.  QOCOSGO6f6fSOS<S0O0O0iQi0O0Qe0O0eO  Sale of Mineral' Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the' Princeton  Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on MONDAY, NOVEriBER 6TH, A. D. 1905, lit the hour of  12 O'CLOCK, NOON, at the Court House, Princeton. I shall sell at Public Auction, the hands  in the list hereinafter set out, of the persons in the said list hereinafter set out, for the taxes remaining unpaid by aaid persons on the 30th day of June, A.D. liitti. and for the costs and expenses  said Sale, if not sooner paid. ,  Name of Person.  Shott Description of Land.  1 Unpaid  I   Taxes  Costs &  Exp'n's  Thomas Rabbitt. et al   Thomas Rabbitt. ct al   E. V. Bod well   E. V. Bodwell   Peter E. Wilson   Petcv E. Wilson   A. B. Clabon, etal   A. B. Clabon, etal   Bop.niim Queen, L 7-2, G 1 ',S ,   5 25  .'Xcvud.i, L7U, G 1.       '.  5 25  Queen Alexandria, L 2".">3, Ol  11 7.">  .  Miiicuiis of Lome. L'iTog. G 1  10 25  Copper Cliff, LliKJ!), G 1  10 00  .' Copper Ulutr. L III 10, G 1  10 00  j Xubia'n Ki-.ietion, L l".'i, G 1  2 00  .', C'oppcv;\ma, L 131, C! 1  7 75  2 00  2 00  2 00  ,2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  Tofail  13 75  12 25  12 0(1  12 00  1 00  if 75  Princeton.B.C.  ���������38-4.    c;  , October 10th, 1SKI5.  HUGH IIU.XTER.  .Ass^soi- Princeton District.  Princeton Post Office.  Two Strong Points!!  WT FIT WELL AND WEAR MELL im  IF 'YOUR DEALER DOES NOT CAREY  "THE AMES HOLDEN SHOES" WRITE  US AND WE WILL  TELL YOU WHO  , ^^^=^=, DOES ^���������-^=zs~==-r.-  i  The Ames Ilolden Co. of Montreal, Ltd.  PATRONIZE YOUR   HOME   MILLS  Ask  vour  grocer  for  and help us to help  British Columbia  by employing more men in our mills.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO,, Ltd.  ENDERBY AND   VERNON, B. C.  ^  Largest Manufacturers bf Shoes in Canada.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  .pilliiiiiiiiiiiiiii  ^&  tUe mahe er&inal Sesi^nj.^Einc ���������ich������  in^,*rtdtflone8 m Zinc bp ���������BjBppervV  (Our ajerVis ^fricth/ firskctassV^  frur prices are locDcr for tfie same-*  guaYtty af ������arh tftnn elswoWe���������<* tf v?  Ban'l Ivke aur ooorti for il ^v^ Benh us a  trial BraWj^QJhep^ales prove il ���������#&&<?  EN0QAmt& CO*   V,aoMA,������C.  MOTEL SliHgLSiARIEElS  MEDLE'V, B.C.  The  Leading  (Hotel of the  Similkameen Valley.  ������������������.       iiii ni"ffflKgi7  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric  Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc. :        :        :        :  Rsites  /V\oderatet  19 THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, OCTOBER 26, 1905.  PERTY IN HEDLEY  Is  A  Good,  Safe   Investment  7 '  Hedley  is the supply point for the. Niekel-Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous " Nickel  Plate"���������the l.-ichest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. Tt i.s the mining and business  centre of the   ...  Similkameen  Make  the new mining district which has already been proven,  by a  small amount of development work, to be, oi\e of the i-ich-est  --gold, copper and coal milling sections of  British Columbia.  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....    .$400 to $600  Other Streets......   $200 to $400.  .... 1 tilvi''^....  .    HEDXiEY is the chief town 611 the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway;. and withJ,he"adyent qf, this road,  : which is a&sured in the near* future,,,it'will unquestionably  become'a large and important.city, and town lots will bring  big returns on'money, invested1 at the present time.  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at.  the rate of 6 per cent.  ose Who  Invest Now.  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes  For Rull Particulars, Maps Etc.,  "     '     ��������� -flPPJUY   TO ���������  y City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  L. W. SHATFORD, _' ^ HPHI   PV      R" C"'  Secretary and flanager, . I ll^i^L^L^l +, L**\*i  e  Commercial Hotel  .HEDLEY, B.C.  &60'S  This hotel under new management'has' been  ve-moflelled. and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  H. W. YATES, Proprietor  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  LIVERY, FEED 8 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  -ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND     PENTICTON  STAGE   LINE.  Good Horses and. Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming,'-and good saddle  horses always on hand.  First  Class  in   Every  Kespect.      Commercial'"and  Mining]������������������  .��������� >.  '"Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkii-    ���������>/-*'* ���������������        ������. j_t d~* a Tyr^T^T^i"^  nieen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton- jSUDSCriDe TOf the  llA/rfc 1   1 fc,  Princeton   Stage   Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  ro. r-eea ana .������  STABLES  ESTABLISHED  1903  OTEU  EDLEY  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  -:0:-  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the .Public.    :        : :      . :  -:():-  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.  The  Leading  House  For  Commercial  Hen.   :   :   :  Hedley  Livery,    Feed  and  Sale Stable  HEDLEY,  B.C.  Best Only Provided for Table  and Bar.  W. J. Henderson, Prop.  Strictly First Class Service.  Special Attention given to  the Travelling Public.  Teaming of all kinds done.  Horses Bought and Sold.  W. F. REVELY,  Proprietor.  Jamieson Gets  Four Years:  . The trial of Jimmy Jainieson, half-  breed, came olf at the'assizes in Vernon  last week. While the district will be  well rid of him for a space of four  years, there are many who know him  best who think that the sentence  should have been multiplied by 2.V.  The Vernon News reports the case as  follows:  The following jury was empanuelled  for the case of Hex vs. Jamieson: John.  Holland (foreman),   W. Clark, Arthur  Weeks,  William   Andrews,   William  Johnson, John McLennan, R. Oarswell,  S. L. Siriith, Henry Roeh, R. J. Mutvie,  Henry 8. Meakin, W. B. Finley.   This  was a case of rape or attempted rape  on a young Indian girl near Keremeos.  ���������After the alleged assault, the prisoner  had got into a fight with Francois, the '  father  of the girl,  in' the course of  which his hands and cheek had been  cut.   Jamieson  pleaded " not guilty."  The stories of the girl and her father  hung well together,  while that of the  prisoner, who was the only important  witness for the defence, involved such -  an  improbability as  the  unprovoked  attack of a perfectly sober man upon an  intoxicated one.    The jury brought in  a verdict of guilty on the second count,  and the prisoner, was sentenced to four  years imprisonment.    He was defended by E. P. Davies, of Vancouver, and  Stuart Henderson, of A.shcroft.   ���������  The Rifle  Matches.  The first match of the  Hedley Rifle  ,Association takes  place-to-ctay'on the  range to the west of the town.  .  tl.rThe match begins at_9 o'clock sharp,  (.town time).    In addition  to the cup  Which-is to lip shot for, and the money  prizes.-a medal has been presented by  J* AV. Shatford, M. P. P.  '.Three ranges will be ,shot,  viy.., 200,-  SOO'a'nd -100*' yards.     The winner of the  aggregate will take the cup  and hold  it until the next lnatch.    The  medal  will be given for" the highest scores at  ' 200and30(/vards.  FOR SALE.  r^N'K hundred ton* of Timothy hay, afi $12.50  v-/   per ton.    Apply-to  :������i-10 .7. M. THOMAS. Ok. Falls.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  ���������'<.'uackkk.Iauc";iikI "O. l.C." Mineral Claims  .situate in the 0>o> oo* Mining Division of.  "   Y-alo District.   Where located:    Iu.Canip  .   Hedley. t .  TAKE XOTIC'K that I, F. W. Groves, acting  x  as agent for L. O. Hedhmd, free miner's cer- .  'tincn-to No. B7!J0!II. John Grocnhill, free miner's  certificate No. B7II05S, and Hans P. Nelson, free ...  miner's certificate Xo. BlOOdiS.  intend, sixtyV-rv  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Min-' -J.  ing Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  ���������for the purpose of obtaining: Crown Grants of  the above claims.  Arid .farther take notice that act-ion, under  Section 37, must he commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of September. li)05.  37-!) .F. W. GROVES.  Tne Pioneer Carriage  and  Repair Siiop  HEDLEY,  B. C.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksmithiug done.    :    :  GEO. ft. SPR0UL&/  Proprietor.  The  L  ��������� ��������� ���������  #     ������     *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  E.venjthino New antl  First-Class  Bar supplied .with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.

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