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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. III.  No. 40.  HEDLEY, B. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1907!  $2,00, IN ADVANCE.  THE CANADIAN  OF COMMERCE  BEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISUED  1S67  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  AROUND THE  NICKEL PLATE  Parson and Editor Spend Day  ���������'.'���������-.   on the Mountain.  THE TRIP UP THE TRAM  AS   GREENWOODITES    SEE   IT.  Is the Rock   Creek   Bridge   to  be  Electors in Similkameen Riding  or for Sam  Larsen ?  ror  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in  the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  Penticton Branch,  J. J. Hunter, Manager.  Evidences of a Busy Summer < of Development ���������- Brief Notice of a Few  Points of Interest. ,  "'  [CHARLES JE. SHAW  Civil En-ginker-,  Dominion   AND    PROVINCIAL  Land Subveyok.  [���������Orders maij be left at Gazette office.  SflEDLEY,       :       :      :      :      B. G.  GETTING   THE   CAMPS   READY.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C.  Light Grading  on   V. V. & E.   Commenced a Short  Distance out���������  Heavy   Bombarding   in  About a Week.  Grand Union  Hotel ^  HEDLEY, B. C.  [HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  While.* foi- the past weekrailrciad  laborers have been in evidence in town  and a camj) is established near the mission, it.will be another week before  work is in full swing. Most of the  work right at hand will be done by  station men, but J.W. Stewart has put  in the camp for their accommodation,  anel .las. McDongall, of Olalla, is in  charge as time keeper with oversight  of the commissariat.  Engineer Hale will cross-section the  rock bluff this week. Several sections  below that has been done and grading  by pick and shovel is in progress until  heavier equipment arrives.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,   Real Estate.  Mines.  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under Lanel  Act anel  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B. C,  1  OLIVER & GLADDEN  ���������:o:-  \ Civil & Mining Engineers  ���������:o:  MIINES and  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B.C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baknes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "Nick of Time Fraction." "War Cloud," "Maiel  of the* Mist" anel "Kibe Fraction" Mineral  Claims, .situate in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:  Camp Hedley.  [^ XAKK NOTICK that I. .1. Fniser Cnmpholl.  I ���������> -1 Free Miner's Certificate Xo. H;Vi,')l, anent  \( for self and Chas. K. Oliver, Free Miner's Cei-fci-  |)i iicate No. liofiSli, intend, sixty elays from the  I (1 date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  \'ii for a Ccrtitlcatc of Iiiipi'ovements, for the-pur-  ���������,������ pose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  tj.-icliiims.  [ ������!  And further take notice that action, under  K -icction 37, must be commenced boforo tho issu-  \������ anec of such Certillciitc of Improvements.  '\    Dated this 17th day of October, A. D. 1907. 40-10  Last week a fruit grower refused to  sell his improved fruit lot for $600 an  acre.  Mr. Huntsinger is V. V. & E. station  agent in place of Mr. McDaniel. Mrs.  Huntsinger and child are also here.  E. Quinton has purchased 22 acres  from the Beautiful Valley Land Co.  He returned to England and will he  back next spring.  W. H. Armstrong, president of the  Keremeos Land Co., and his wife were  in town for five days. They, went east  by Sunday's express.  Mr. Rome, manager of the E. T.  Bank, is here, and his assistant will he  on hand this week. The bank will open when the safe arriv.es.  The Fruit Growers' Exchange has  leased part of their warehouse to E. B.  Nerning for a feed store. He is now  unloading twei cars of grain.  Lawyer Wilson, of Winnipeg, who  has been visiting with his brothers  here for several weeks, left for Vancouver by V. V. & E. express train on  Tuesday.  Mrs. anel Miss Lenve* returned from  Victoria by V.V. He E. on Wednesday.  After the damp atmosphere of the  coast they will enjoy the bright sunshine of the Similkaineen.  The Keremeos post office, at the old  town, eloseel on Tuesday, October  15th, and Keremeos Station post office  will be opened em the following day at  the new town.  E. D. Fargo, who-for several years  was accountant for the Cariboo Consolidated Mining Ce>. at Lafontaine,  near Barkerville, was in Keremeos on  Saturday.  W. H. Armstrong was over the big  ditch and found that the work Avas  making satisfactory progress. Five  more teams will be added to the  present force.  Kere'ini'os occupies a high place in  the prize list of the Westminster Fair.  Frank Richter, with a comparatively  small number of exhibits, captured 23  prizes. Next year more of our fruit  growers slieiulel have an interest- in  making up exhibits.  Mr. Alniepiisf, of the* lumber firm of  Alinquist-<.v. Cudworth, was in town on  Moiidny; Oe-t. 7th, and completed arrangements to start a lumber yard,  with D. J. Iniiis in charge of it. After  this week all kinds of lumber will be  in the yard.  Rev. J. Thin-burn Conn  expressed a  wish .last week  to   pay a visit te> the  Nickel'Plate mine, and the Gazette arranged te) accompany him on;the trip.*  The distance from Hedley to the Nickel  Plate inine is about 1J miles -horizontally ,. and -nearly.,'. a7 mile   vertically.  The greater part of the'distance- vertically is made cm the gravity tramway.  Occasionally   some   who contemplate  making the trip.are apt to pause when  they view  the steep incline and the  uninviting vehicle upon which it is to  be made.    But the preacher was game,  and when the start  was  made there  was seen  the  unique spectacle of   a  western   editor   piloting   a   sky-pilo't'  skyward.    The experience was a rare.  one fen- Mr., Conn,  who is an ardent  lover eif nature, but  who never saw it  before on so grand a. scale, and he was  ready to admit that his native hills in  bonnie  Scotland  were only knolls in  comparison with the. sea of-mountains  spread out before him  and stretching  away on all sides, butfringe;doff in the  west with  the jagged   peaks   of  the  Hope range,   having no more system  nor regularity than the teeth of an old  comb.    These taught in the form of an  object lesson the meaning of. the word  "Sierra," that we all,  like Mr. Conn,  conned over in boyhood in  the pages  of the geography text-books with but  little conception of what the real thing  woulei leiok like.  The Nickel Plate, had a special interest for Mr. Conn, it being the first gold  mine he had seen, and for the Gazette  its   principal  interest was in the manner in which the mine had been opened  up, with the systematic course of development that had been pursued since  our last visit.    By the kindness of Mr.  G. P. Jones,   the superintendent,  we  wore shown through the underground  workings of the Nickel Plate by foreman J. McKinnon,  \vhe> is one of the  oldest miners in the Nickel Plate and  has seen  the  mine develop from  its  earlier stages to its present  condition,  when a large tonnage could be extracted from the many faces and stopes now  exposed   for   attack   by   the   miners.  Wonderful as the development of the  Nickel Plate itself has been, the workings of the Sunnysides and the splendid way in which  the  ore  bodies   are  opening up is more so.  The feature which seemed to impress  itself most upon one is the almost total  absence of anything in the shape of  waste dumps, especially around the  Sunnvsides. There is to be seen the  huge glory hole* anel the long inclines  from the bottom of it, but no waste  dump of either country rock or barren  ore, for enormous as the excavation  has been it has all gone down by the  electric trains to the ore bins, and  thence by the gravity train to Hedley,  where the stamps, vanners and cyanide vats have had their turn at it- before the sluice launders have discharged the residue, of slimes into the settling ponds and sands to the tender  mercies eif Twenty-mile creek and the  Similkaineen  river.  Two new glory holes are also opening  up between the Sunnysides and the  Nickel Plate, the ore from both of  which is delivered direct to the-electric  tramway, although a railway spur is  now being put in to run the train into  one of them.  There is an air of neatness about the  works up em the hill as well as around  the mill at Hedley, and altogether it is  an ideal property to work in. One  thing noticeable, however, was that  the numerous dwellings that were formerly occupied by miners' families are  now mostly empty. Different managers have different ideas about this.  Some prefer married men; others bank  on single men, and at present the  bachelor appears to have the call.  The  (Greenwood Ledge,)  ���������   In reference to the location of a   site  for the bridge across the Kettle river  near  Bock   Creek',---the .residents   of  Greenwood   electoral -. district should  have nothing  to say.    The  bridge  is  being built out of the appropriation  for the 'Similkameen riding.    It would  be just as reasonable for the people of  Feu-nie riding to ask the people of the  Siimlkaineeri to build, a bridge across  the Elk river.    Because Mr. Nad en e>r  his followers promised a bridge at the  Riverside hotel does not impose an obligation on  Mty Shatford  te>   build it  there..; Mr. Shatford  is fulfilling bis  .promise to his constituents; Mr. Naden  is in.the:north looking after his own  interests.    Mr. Shatford is a resident  of the Similkameen, and is  personally  interested in the prosperity of the district; Mr. Naden is not -a resident of  Greenwood district, and is  interested  only, in drawing his salary as a mem-  Iter of the legislature.    The bridge  is  now being built,'and will prove a great  convenience to the people of both  districts.    We in Greenwood riding have  no right to dictate to the people of the  Similkameen as to how orwhere their  appropriation.shall.be' expended.  SHAUGHNESSY AND THE M. &V  One Object of the Visit of the President of  ���������>     the C. P. R. Is to Look Into  M. & V., Scheme.  FAIRVIEW NOTES.  The public school will likely re-open  in a-few weeks.  Sherman Haynes, of Mielway was in  town on Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. Rippin of Park Ranch  were in town on Saturday. Mr. Rip-  pin says that his fruit trees are in fine  condition.  The Rev. Mr. Gamer-em held an a. in.  service here on Sunday. He walked  from Keremeos on Saturday, and did  not plead weariness.  On Tuesday, the 22nd inst., a trial  between two residents of the lower Similkameen will draw many witnesses  and a hot wave to Fairview.  Mr. Putinan Jr. a mile west of the  Stemwinder is recovering from a severe attack of fever. He is one of the  late arrivals from the United States.  Dr. Elwood Meade, of Washington,  D. C, spent part of two days here last  week. He was accompanied by F. H.  Latimer and Messrs. L. W. and W. T.  Shatford.  If the C. P. R. will continue to dally  much longer with our railroad propo-  sition, the Great Northern branch  from Oroville to Penticton may be  built. Then the C. P. R. would move  heaven and earth to prevent such an  outrage.  Three fine blankets were taken from  a clothes line here last week, and later  two of them were found badly cut up.  A man guilty of such conduct is too  low iu the scale of moral degradation  to receive any further notice. Free  lodgings would be in order.  Edward .Tames, an old prospector,  was taken from Rock Creek to Fair-  view by Harry Brown. At Camp  McKinney Mr. Brown hael to call on  Hugh Megraw to assist him. Mr.  James' mental powers gave way about  two weeks ago owing to physical weakness. After an examination here by  Dr. White, he was taken by Constable  Tooth to Penticton. Messrs Megraw  and Brown returned East on  Sunelay  The visit of SirThrimas Shaughnessy  of the C. P...R. to the. west is always .-in  event of interest, but when the announcement is made that em this occasion lie will examine in to .the feasibility'  of taking over thcdiarter of the Midway '& Vernon- and building the road,  it takes on special intere^st te> those  dwelling in several localities in south-,  ern Yale.  About a month ago, representatives  of ail English syndicate were on the  ground investigating the scheme, and  one representative, W. E. Morris, i.s  still in Vernon collecting -information'  and awaiting the decision of his principals, whe>, if they take the charter  over, will build the line and lease it-  either to the C. P. R. or the Great,  Northern to operate; but from-'the,  fiict that a- C. P. R. engineer accompanied the examining party it would  look as if they weiukl have the preference.  ������������������If the'building eif the road is left to  the C.P.Ri it is very doubtful whether'  they would build more tiian a portion;  of it, and the portion  left  unbuilt  by  them  would  be   that lying   between  Vernon iiiid the-ihouth eif Wilkinson ;  creek on the West Fork of Kettle river.  Rumors have been current in  Midway for several weeks that the C.P.R.  would resume building west of Midway  in a few weeks and that  they-." would.,  use the Mielway & Vernon^ grae:le^be-  tween there and Rock Creek.  There are at present two desirable  ends for the C. P. R. to obtain in the  region immediately west of Midway.  One is to tap the West Fork and the  other is to connect up between Midway  and Nicola. These two ends could both  be secured in the building of one piece  of road, and that would be to build the  Midway <fc Vernon as far as Wilkinson  creek on the West Fork, strike across  to the Okanagan anel thence through  by way of the Similkameen, and according to the Vancouver Province,  they have had that in view ; but that  would be poor comfort for Vernon and  Kelowna,-"whe>se interests would be  served only by the construction of the  entire road from Midway through to  Vernon over the divide between the  head-waters of the West. Fork and  Mission  creek.  Meanwhile, Sir Thomas is out here  with some grips in one of which is said  tei be his thinking cap, and by and by  we shall see what we shall see.  BLOODSHED ON ALASKA RY.  Reported That Six  Railway Surveyors  Had  Been  Shot.  management have allowed the men to  take up their quarters in the cottages,  but only in a few instances has this  been taken advantage of, the most of  the miners preferring to stay with the  bunk-house. Superintendent Jones  has been able to retain a good class of  miners. Comfortable shower baths eif  hot and cold water have recently been  provided for the men, and in the dining room good wholesome me.-ils are.  put up. This possibly helps to account  for the fact that in going throue-h the  stopes the candle light often reveals  the familiar faces of old reliables who  can always be counted on for an honest  day's work, and who know when they  get a square deal. This after all is the  true basis of permanent good-will between labor and capital.  People of this district are particularly interested in the railway-building  war at present going on in Alaska.  Much of this interest arises from the  fact that Mr. M. K. Rodgers, formerly  of this place, is concerned in the struggle, he having the oversight of build-  of the Copper River and Northwestern  railway for the Guggenheinis.  Last week a report which has the  appearance of being more or less sensational appeared in some of the coast  papers, in which it was stated that  a party of Guggenheim men, under a  deputy-marshall named Ed. Hussy,  had fired on a party of railway suryey-  ers for a rival company and killed one  man, wounding five others so seriously  that three of them were expected to die.  The story geies that Hussey hael his  men in ambush and ordered the surveyors of the other road to steip work.  They, thinking it was only a bluff,  paid no attention to the order, but  went on with their work when a  fusilade of bullets brought six men  down, with he result above stated.  The affair, if accurately reported,  looks like very bad work, but very few  in Hedley will be disposed to believe  that- M. K. Sodgers who was always a  strong upholder o������ law and 'order in  this country would countenance any  violence eif that kind. Of course* in a.  country where the civil power is toei  weak and too rotten to give adequate  protection to life and property a man  might be forced to follow the ways of  the country and take steps to protect  his own. If this was a case of that  kind, the Guggenhiems were certainly  up against a piece of hard luck in getting hold of such a fool as this man  Hussey proved himself to be. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   OCTOBER 17,    1907.  &te Ifeecflfef  and  Similkameen Advertiser. '  issued on Thursdays, by the I-Ikoi.kv-Gazettk  Pki.vtinc; and l'i;i!i.isin.ve.i Comi-axv.  , Li.miti:i>.  at Hedley. B.C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vear   Six Months..  .   1.00  ; when they attempt   to   discuss   him,  i make   one   think   "not all   who   say  1  ! Kipling, Kipling."  j 'jt is now. fifteen years since Tenny-  I son elied, and Kipling who is still a  ; yeiiuig man had then risen high  enough to have won the esteem and  'praise of Tennyson for his "Song of  i the English" written, if we remember  'aright, about I.S8S; . and when nine  I years afterwards   Britain   celebrated  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1- lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of improvement-, e-tt-  S7.00 for 00-day iiotie:es. and $nM) foi-;������)-day   the diamond jubilee eif her great queen  notices. '  Transient Advertisements-not exceeding one   Kipling's   "Song eif the English     read  inch. Si.00 for one insertion, 2.i cents for     . '        ��������� ,,  each subsequent, insertion.   Over one inch. ! like the prophecy of a great seer.  10 cents per line for ��������� first insertion  and n j ,.        , ... ....  cent* per line for each subsequent insertion. !     Kipling eloes neit   believer   in   forcing  Transients payable in advance. . .. .  the divine lire.    He ' said as   much   in  Victoria to some who neked him if he  did not intend to write a sequel to  "Kim". Senne brilliant- writers have  made shipwreck by trying to force it,  but Kipling (prolific writer as he is)  iH*ve*r will. When he writes it is not  only when the right moment- arrives;  but after he has mastered., all details.-  Those who lead ".007" would say lie  had.railroaded all his life, and those  read "Captains Courageous" would  think he had donct������nothing in his time  but ply the trade of fisherman oft" the  Gloucester coast.  In all probability it was the anti-  Asiatic feeling in A'ancouve.r which  brought him to the Pacific coast, and  doubtless he rnay.be heard from later-.  Although of English parentage: he was  born in Bombay, and his poem, "The  Native-born," gives with no uncertain  sound his views as to their right eif  British citizenship. -  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $].-.!."<: over 1 inch and up to 1 inches. .$1.00  per inch pormontli. To constant advertisers  talcing larger space than  four inches, on  application, rates will bo {riven of rednceel  charges, based on size of space mid length  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge.  For clui nges oftener than once a mouth  the   price of composition  will  be charged at  regular rates.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the office by noon on Tuesday tei secure  attention for that week's issue.  ��������� A. MEGRAW, Managing fc-ditor.  THE BANK OF  County Court of Yale.  SITTINGS of tho County Court of Yale will  be hold as follows, viss.: At Fraternity  Hall, Hedley, on Thursday. October 17th, 1007;  and at the Court House. Princeton, on Satur-  elay, October 10th, 1007; at 11 o'clock in the forenoon of each day.   By Command,  .-jo-tcl  HUGH HUNTER,  Hogistrur County Court.  County Court of Yale.  A SITTING of the County Court of Yale will  ** be held at the Government Oltioc, Fair-  view, B.C., on Tuesday, Octeibcr the 22nd, 11)07,  at the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  ;������������-2  By command,  J AS. It. RROW.V,  Registrar County Court.  Full Moon  21st  Last Qiiav.  ���������Jiltli  Vow-  Firs  Moon  7th  ; eiuar.  uth.  1907   ..-,  OCT.  1907  Sun, Mon.  Tiies. Wsfi. Tim  . Fri. Sat.  ���������  1       2       'A  4  5  0       7  S       9     10  11  12  13     14  15     16     17  is  19  20     21  22     23     24  25  26  27     2S  29     30     31  m ll���������llll  Notice of Dissolution.  KTOTl'CK is hereby given that the iiartnership  1" heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned,.as hotel-keepers in the town of Hedley, B.C., luus bcon thisdayelissolveel by mutual  consent. All elebts owing to the saiel partnership are to be pniel to Frank B. McArthur at  Hedley aforesaid, and all'-claims against the  said partnership are to be presented to the saiel  Frank 11. MoArttiur, by whom the same will  be paid. ���������   ���������   \  Witness: I    R. .1. EDMOND.  A. Mkgk.uv.    I,   Frank B. McAktiiuk.  37-1 ' . ' ,  ONE    OF   THE    OLDEST    BANKS   DOING   BUSINESS   IN   THIS  COUNTRY���������56 BRANCHES IN CANADA AND THE U. S.  H. STIKEMAN, General Manager  J. ELMSLY,  Snpt, eif Blanche's  Paid-Up Capital,  Reserve,  $4,866,666  $2,238,666  BANKING    BY   MAIL  'A Accounts! of parties living at a distance receive overy attention'.    If Deposits can be  made through the 111ti.il, and sums addeel thereto and withdrawn at any time.  *i Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley   Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  Notice of Dissolution.  WE HONOR HIM BY PROXY  Although we. in the.  interior of  the  -..-..province hael not the privilege of meet-  ,   ing.Rudyard Kipling, it  was  pleasing  to note that the coaste-ities rose to the  occasion anel   exte-nded  a fitting welcome'to   Britain's great "bard of empire"���������the most iniperial-niinded man  in modern British letters.    If ever an  institution demonstrated its usefulness  it is the Canadian Club which  is now  represented in all the larger centi-es of  population in each  province;   and  in  no  instance  has its  hospitality  been  more deservedly extended than in   entertaining   this   poet   eif   the   people.  This incident (or rather se.iies eif incidents  foretell appea.lance eif Kipling  at a Canadian Club gathering in  his  honor during   his journey  ae;ross the  broad   dominion) stands   euit   as   distinctly  illustrative of a feature  that  was already   well   illustrated   in   his  writings, anel that is the  many-sidedness of the man.      Those   of   us   who  have deeply admired him  for twenty-  years see   in   these speeches of his be-  fen-e the Canadian Clubs of Winnipeg,  Vancouver and Victoria,  fresh  cause  feu admiration   and   delight,   for   we  find him in a new role   which   is  that  of  the public speaker   who, when he  speaks, speaks as he writes,  and that  is with a fresh message for the people.  We  of   the   backwoods,   living   year-  after ye������ai as pioneers em the* outposts  of empire,   looked  em  him  as a poet  distinctly our  own :   but we  are  not  jealous   that   they    of   the   eli-awing-  ��������� rooms and  the   e-lubs   have   had   the.  honeii- of  meeting,   entertaining   and  being entertained by him.      We still  believe that from his  works  we know  him better than they do,  for he has  pictured   se:e*nes    anel   expressed   the  thoughts and aspirations peculiar'tei  our eiwn lives,   of   which   they   of  the  drawing-rooms   can    understand   but  little. To the backwoodsman Kipling's  poems and  stories,, like  his  banjo  in  the semg, could say  "1 travel with the cooking-pots and pails.  I'm sandwiched 'twocn the coffee and the  pork."  Many of his profe-ssed society admirers do so because it is considered gooel  form and fashionable. To them his  rise into world-wide literary fame has  been liieteeu-ic. They didn't know eif  him until the full tide of his fame  caught them up and boie them along.  Like thei.se in holy writ eif whom it  was said "Mot all who say Lord, Lord,"  so of  these  superficial  admirers who  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing, temperature, etc., for the week  ending Oct. 12th :  AT THE  MINK.  Maximum  --Minimum  Oct    6 ..���������   .     ���������  S .'.' ���������       .'.' ���������  9        ..       ���������     :. ���������  10 ..       ���������     .. ���������  11 .. ���������        .. 4-1  12 ... 36       .. 42  Average maximum temperature* ���������.���������  Average* minimum do ���������.  Mean temperature ���������-.  Rainfall for the week    .��������� inches.  Snowfall  COKKESI'OiVPIKG WEEK Oh- LAST VBAK  Highest maximum temperature 62  NOTICE is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between us, the  undersigned, as hotel-keepers in the town of  Hedley;'H. C, has been this day dissolved by  mutual consent. All elebts owing to the said  partnership are to be paid to John Lind, at  Hedley aforesaid, and all claims against the  said partnership are to be.presented to tho said  John Lind, by. whom the same will be settled.  Dateel at Hedley. this 10th day of September,  A. D. 1007.  Witness: /   JOHN PETERSON.  A. Ml-e:raw.    1.    JC  Notice of Forfeiture  To "Joseph McDermott and any person or per-  sons'tq whom ho may have transfer-reel his  interest in the Edwin. Fractional Mineral  Claim, situated on Nickel Plate mountain,  in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  \70U are hereby required to take notice that  * 1 have expended for assessment and for recording certificate of work on the above named  claim, ������102.50, being the expenditure necessary  to enable 'mo to hold said claim, anel you arc  hereby required to contribute your share or  proportion of such .expenditure together with  all costs of advertising. If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, inelueling advertising,  within !!0 days of first publication of this notice  in the Hedley Gazette, your interest will become vested in 1110. your co-owner, under the  provisions of the "Mineral Act and Amending  Acts."  Dated this 5th day of Sept.. 1007.  HOTEL.SIMILKAMEEN    HEDLEY, B. 6. -   Averag  -'maximum  do  51.71  Lowest  minimum  do  26  Averag  i minimum  do  37.57  Mea n  do  44.64  AT  THE  MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Oct    (>  67  40  7  .   .  66  39  S  .   .  65  35  9  65  , .  35  10  66  40  11  65  44  12  .   .  64  45  31-1-1  GEORGE TT. CAHILL.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  District ok Yai.k.  T.MvE  NOTICE that-  I,   W.  F. Rcvely,  of  ���������*���������      Hedley, R. C, occupation���������liveryman, intend to apply for permission to purchase the  following described land:���������  Commencing at a post plantcel near the south  west-comer of Lot'2,821, marked "YV. F. Rcve-  ly's S. E. Corner," thence north 20 chains, thence  west-20 chains, thence south 20 chains, thence  east 20 chains to point of commencement, anel  containing 10 acres, more or less.  THE LEADING HOTEL,  OF  THE SIMILKflMEEN VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class  in eveiv iespe*ct, being equipped'-'with ..all.  modern conveniences ��������� electric light, telephone, baths, etc.        : :       Rates moderate.  W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  BssamssEira  B.M������wi������ii������. mum, litm-m.  umvTiiraiBrn ir t.i:iiir v ������y ir:ean  J  assa  H^^^^^MM^ai^^^^^^^^^^^^v^^M������������^^M������<^<i33t^^^i������8S������j(Misi������<c<������i(kMM3������^i3������ai  W. F. REYELY.  Dateel Sept. 2i)th, 11)07  3S-10  Average maximum temperature 65.42  Average minimum do 39.71  Mean do 52.56  Rainfall for the week      .0   inches  COKHKSl'O.VDIXG. WEEK Ol-' LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 75.  Average do do 66.14  Lowest minimum do 30.  Average do do 41.28  Mean do 53.71  NOTICE  PART IV.  "WATER CLAUSES CONSOLIDATION ACT. 1897."  NOTICE.  OSOYOOS LAND DISTRICT.  Distiuct of Yai.k.  'PAKE NOTICE that I, Robert Carcw Arm-  *���������    strong, of Keremeos, occupation���������rancher,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described land :���������  Commencing at a post planted at the north  west corner of the Indian reserve where it joins  Lot 1180, thence west-30 chains; thence south 10  chains; thence cast DO chains; thenee north 40  chains to point of commencement, and containing 120 acres, more or less.'  ROIIEHT C.-AKKW AK.MSTKO.VO.  Dated Sept. Kith, 1007. 37-10  I  i  i  s  ���������I  i  X   WPIEN YOU HANKER FOR     Fresh Beef,     Pork or Mutton  Cured Meats,     Fish or Poultry  CALL UP PHONE INo. 5  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  TE������ ISnnteta0'  NOTICE.  "THIS IS TO CERTIFY that "The Keremeos  ���������*��������� Lanel Company, Limited," incoi porn tori  the 17 th day of June, 1007, having cum plied with  the provisions of the "Power Companies' Uolief  Act, 1002," has submitted its undertaking to  the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for approval, and that the saiel undertaking, as shown by  the documents and plan filed, has been approved, anel that the same is us follows: -  (I.) The corporate powers of the Company in  respect of its undertaking iinrl works are to be  exercised within the .Similkameen Division of  Yale District, in the valley eif the Similkameen  River below the Ashnola River:  (2.) The construction of an intake alongside  the Ashnola. River at the point.sl.own on the  plan filed, anel the application of water to be  diverted from the said river fur distribution for  irrigation purposes of the lands dcriiicel on the  saiel plan :  (.').) Tho construction of canals, ditches. Humes  and pipe-lines:  (1.) The acquisition eif such lands as may be  required for the saiel undertaking:  (5.) The acquisition of water by record, purchase or otherwise:  (f!.) Generally the powers set- oiit-in the Memorandum of Association of the sni'1 Company:  Anel this is further to certify thatthoamoiint  of the capital of the Company, which will be  duly subscribed for by carrying on its undertaking, before it exercises any of the powers of  the " Water Clauses Consolidation Act, l,S!)7,"  and Amendment Acts, is hereby fixed at eighty  thoiiHanel dollars ($80,000.00), and such capital  shall be subscribed, and twenty-live (".I) per  cent, thereof actually available within six-  months from the elate hereof, and the times  within which the undertaking and works are  to be commenced and completed are 2 months  and I! years, respectively, from the date hereof.  Anel, subject as aforesaid, such application is  hereby approveel.  Dateel this 8th day of July, A. D. 1007.  FRED. J. FULTON,  89-1 Cleric of-tho Executive Council.  To TI1K JiOAKI) ok Liokxck Co.m.mission-i-:us.  Sl.-iIII.KA.MKH.V  LlOK.V81.VCS- Distuict:  'TAKE NOTICE that I intend to apply for  ���������*��������� permission to transfer the licence of the  Commercial Hotel. Hedley. froinR. J. Edmond  to Frank II. McArthur and Thomas Guiney.  37-5  It. J. EDMOND.  NOTICE.  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE ������������ REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  LI-  AL'I'LICATION   FOR   TRANSFER  OF  QL'OR   LICENCE.  ���������VTOTICE is hereby given that I will make ap-  ���������L>' plication to the Hoard of Licence Commissioners of the Similkameen Licensing District,  at its next meeting for a transfer of the Liquor  Licence held by Lloyd A. Manly for the Great  Northern Hotel, situate on Lots. Mock-1. town-  site of Princeton. H. C, from the said Lloyd A.  Manly to L. A. Manly and Peter Swanson, trading under the firm mono of Manly & Swanson.  Dated this I Itli day of September, A.D. 1007.  .'������!-;")  LLOYD A. MANLY.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "LITTLE JOE FRACTION" .Mineral Claim,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located: On Nickel  Plate mountain.  TAK.K NOTICE that I. II. A. WhiHaiis, as  1 agent for W. E. Ilurritt, F.M.C. No. 1U2701.  and self, F.M.C. No. ]i;V*71. intend. 00 days from  date hereof, to apply to tho Mining Recorder  for a Cortillento ol Improvements for the pur-  poso-of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho above  claim.  And Further take notice that action, under  section ,')7, must bo commenced before the issuance of such CorM llcate of Improvements.  Dated this 21th day of September, 1007.   3S-10  X I  Route of the Oriental   Limited  and Fast Mail  THE SHORT WAY  LEAVES KEREMEOS DAILY 4:00 P. M.; ARRIVES 12:01 P. M.  Comfortable and  Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Vic=  tori a &  Eastern   Points  W. E. McDANIEL   -   Agent   -   Keremeos, B. C.  W. A. ROSS  -   A. G. P. Agent  =   Seattle, Wash.  DIRECT    CONNECTIONS   AT   SPOKANE   WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND    OVERLAND   TRAINS I THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   OCTOBER 17,   1907.  3  i  REVELY'S  ST A B-LE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for 'Livery or Team  Work will bo attended to  by calling Phono 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  Town and Distrid:.  M^^1������)l%l^ll^^������4������������a4'������n4l������it<jfi^l^l������<A^1������3������  K  K  K  K  , x  K  ���������K  'K  x  K  I  I  1  I  I  1  HOTEL  HEDLEY  Established 1900  Q U I E T   A X D   CO.V VHNIENT.  r SpecIjU. ''Attention; Givkx  TO THE TnAVELI.ING PUIII.IC.  SW Rates'Moderate. -"a**  D,  G. HACKNEY  Prop, and Manager  X  X  1  *  X  *  X  :5  X  I  I  X  ���������llll?^^^^*?^^^**^^^!!?^*?^*!^*!*?*^  NOTICE.  'To  the Ciiikk Licence Inspkctok, Si.mit.ica-  mkkn Licensing Disthici-:���������  ���������TAKE NOTICE that I intend to apply to the  A Hoard of Licence Commissioners for the  Similkaineen Licensing District, for permission  to transfer the licence for the Great Northern  Hotel. Hedley. from Peterson Bros. & Lind to  John Lind.  3(1-5 JOHN PETERSON.  ������������������a4d4%t������4a4^M������An4a4^1il^M^i8^^d4a������(i|3������^)(  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  3  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  s  X  "il?ip[p  X  X  X  X  X  .X  X  X  X  X  Si'  X  X  X  ������  Great Northern  Hotel  A now house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table aud  bar   first - class.     Rates   moderate.  V  ETEIISON" BROS & LIND,  Proprietors.  Mrs. Hood of-Penticton is visiting  'friends in town this week.  Alex Bell, postmaster at Princeton,  wiis in town lust   week.  Mrs. W. H. Lowe, of Keremeos, and  her son Charlie were in town on Tuesday. ..-.'.;''���������  Mrs. Reyely spent a few days at the  mine last week, the guest of Mrs. G, P.  Jones.  P, H.  Biirnliain,   of   Grand  Forks,  District Freight Agent ten- the  Great'  Northern, was in town on Tuesday.  Mrs. J. D. Brass, who has been visiting friends at Colville, Wash, for a-  couple of .months,' returned home on.  Saturday.  Rev. J. Thurburn Conn will meet  the miners at the Nickel Plate this  evening after six p. m. and make their  acquaintance.'  Mrs. 1. L. Deardorff returned on  Monday from Victor, Montana, where  she has been visiting friends since the  early part of July.  Mrs. T. Brown returned on Monday  from Spokane where she had gone  with her daughter Hollie to consult a  specialist.  0. A. McDonald, of Lawrence and  McDonald, who bought the Webster  ranch at Keremeos was in town on  Monday. He was making a flying trip  to Princeton.'  A phthisicky engine on the V.V.&E.  that was sent to pull Saturday's train  to Oroville had a hard time on the  grade at Bridesville, taking five hours  on five miles.  Dr. Mathison went up to the Nickel Plate on Thursday and spent several busy days. Up there he claims to  have the highest dental office in the  Dominion of Canada.  . Pete Helelstab came down on Tuesday's stage from Princeton and went  back yesterday. He and Finlay Fra-  ser are going over to Merritt, the new  coal town of the Nicola valley. 7 7  "P. Whimster, of Portage la Prairie,  and E. D. Fargo, of Barkerville, were  in"town this week. Mr. Whimster  was in town early in the -summer' and  the Similkaineen still looks good to  him.        '.'���������''" '���������  G. B. Lyon has in operation on his  ranch a hydraulic ram which pumps  600 gallons per hour of water up on  his bench land. Owing to delay in  forwarding, it was not in time for this  year's crop.  W. J. Forbes went down to Keremeos on Saturday afternoon, and from  there he expected to go over to Apex  Camp. Development in that' section  this summer has been attended with  good results-cm various properties.  Ii. A. R. Rome, the manager of the  Eastern Townships Bank which is  opening up in Keremeos, took a run  up to Hedley by Royer's stage on  Tuesday, returning next day. He expects to open up in a few days as the  safe is on the way.  Mr. G. D. Miller of Vancouver, Inspector of Inland revenue, paid Hedley a visit last week. As there are no  blind pigs in this vicinity, and the  Hedley brewery is conducted on severe  moral lines, the inspector's duties were  not burdensome.  Mr. J. D. Brass came down on Saturday's stage from Princeton, and reports satisfactory progress on ��������� the  school building. Had they been able  to secure a plasterer at the time they  required him, they could have been  through in about ten days more.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Richter, of Keremeos, hayo been spending a very  pleasant vacation in a tour of the  coast cities, renewing old acciuaint-  ance. While in Victoria, their infant  daughter, Kathleen, was baptized on  Oct. 9th. at St. Andrew's Roman  Catholic Cathedral by his grace, Archbishop Orth.  Geo. Bowerinan, Dr. McEwen and  R. J. Edmond started up Twenty mile  on Saturday on a hunting expedition.  The new wagon road up Twenty mile  canyon has brought a new hunting  ground right to our doors. Pal-tie's  can drive up now to the Forks from  which a trail leads into the open hilly  MONTHLY RIFLE MATCH.  After allowing the monthly shoot  for September to go by default, the  October shoot eif the Hedley Rifle, Association was pulled off on the 13th.  Only three competitors showed up, J.  Corrigan, G. H. Sproule and A. Megraw, and considering the conditions  the shooting was well up to or a little  over the average.  The 300 yard range was shot first, in  a bad, dull light, the only dull morning  that there had been for  a"couple ��������� of  weeks;   but as it was constant and  could be handled bythe care necessary  for such  conditions,   it didn't matter  so  much,  although   it  brought  high  score down  to 19 out eif a possible 25.  It was at the 400 yard range, however,  that competitors had a. hard piece of  luck when  in  the middle of the score  the sun broke through the clouds and  slumped scores like a Wall street panic,  the elevation which was good for bulls  eyes and inners at the  beginning of  the score,7giying a row of outers  that  were barely misses on the bottom of  the target and serving out figure 2's  impartially   to each'competitor ������������������who  was shooting at the  time.    Vigorous  positive re-adjustment to recover -the  drop-of some three feet in elevation  became necessary, and when this was  done the score went back ...again . from  outers to bulls-eyes and inners.    Attire 200 yards, the light was all right  and remained constant, with the result  that there was good scoring.    Of  the  whole  IS shots fired at thisiange by  the three competitors  there  was only  one shot  that was less than an inner,  and it was a- lonely'magpie.    Two, of  the scores were 22 each out of a possible 25, and the third 20,  or- ah aggregate of 6-1 out of a possible 75 at, this  range,  giving an average of 85^ per  cent, per man.  The cup and medal were won by A.  Megraw for the second time on a total;  of 60,   The medal was contested-this  time on the 300 and 400 yard ranges.   .  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������^<������-������-������<g><^^������--������������^������^>'������,<  Heating Stoves!  COLD WEATHE1I is coming, and  you will require a NEW STOVE.  Get It NOW  i  ���������| We have a large range of McClary's  Famous Air Tight heaters and  box  StOVeS���������-ALL, SIZES  AND   PRICES���������-  from $5.00 to. .... .... ���������. .... . .$25.00  "F If we haven't what you want we  can get it for you on  short notice.  !  !���������  ���������t  ���������  ���������  t  ���������  t  ���������  gjHATFQRDS, ^IMITED  .FAI.RVI E W   and  H EDL EY.  TO HORSE BREEDERS:  A NYONE interested in fine horse flesh should  ���������"��������� not fail to take advantage of the' " Fall  Season"���������from Sept. 15th to Oct. 30th���������of the  Similkameen Valley Coach Horse Association's  fancy Stallion,  "Diplomats"  at greatly reduced rates (������5 leap, SS season, or.  ������12 to insure). Owners are recinested to bring  or.scnd their'mares to W. J. Manery or arrange  to meet him at Kercineos.  35-7  THE SECRETARY.  NOTICE.  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 to get your lots, before the first  train comes up the  valley.  Choice 1, 2 aud 3 acre lots all around  town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a few  left.   Now is the time to double your money.  -  For Full .Particulars Apply to    -  Keremeos Land Go., Keremeos, B.C.  "j. J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  arid $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  Certificate of Improvements.  "PARIS" Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of- Yale District.  Where located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKFj NOTICE that I, William Arnott, of  ���������*��������� Hedley. 11. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B5555, intend, sixty days from elate hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of Sept., A.D. 1907.     36-10  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  # * # * X  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  O, L. Gumming8^  BLACKSMITH  Horse Shoeing A Specialty ! !  WHEELWRIGHT  and REPAIR SHOP  Stand opposite Central Hotel, Keremeos  Sale of Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes, Princeton Assessment District, Province of British Columbia,  ^������e������^t������������VB^VBti������6t^H%>������H*,���������������6���������������i������>^ttl������6������p*?*?������-  country over which one can ride on  horseback almost anywhere. It is to  be hoped that the game laws will be  looked after so as to preserye this new  country from being killed out like so  many others.  The Gazette regrets exceedingly the  illness of Edward James, referred to  in this week's Fairview correspondence. Thus one by one the old-timers  are falling by the way, and among  them were; few better than Edward  James whose unassuming manner and  retiring but kindly disposition, added  to a sturdy manliness and high regard  for honor, won for him the respect of  all. It is hoped that the calamity that  has befallen him may soon pass although advanced years and a constitution weakened by serious.mine, accidents earlier in life are against him.  Everything New and  First-Class  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the    'fable.  K  K  %  K  K  x  K  K  K  x  x  X  i  X  K  K  x  x  K  x  K  H  K  x  x  X  X  X  X  X  THE  Great Rortnern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over the entire district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.       :   :   :   :  All the wants of the travelling  public    carefully   attended    to.  X  s  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  $  X  X  X  X  X  X  $  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on   Monday,  the 4th day of November, A.D. 1907, at the  hour of twelve o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court House, Princeton, I shall otter for  Sale at Public Auction, the Mineral Claims in'the list hereinafter set out of the persons  in the said list- hereinafter set out, of which Crown grants have been issued, for the taxes remaining unpaid anel delinquent by saiel persons on the 30th day of June. 1907, and for costs and  expenses of sale, if the total amount due is not sooner paid.  LIST A HOVE MENTIONED:  Name of Person.  Smith Curtis anel Ed. Hrown   A. R. Clubon. Smith Curtis and Ed.  Urown      A.  B.  Clabon.   Smith   Curtis,    Ed.  Brown and Thus, lleiderson   F. "W. Groves,   C. M. Kuowdon anel  Sydney M. Johnson   Description of Claim.  Passayton, Lot '(���������.'!)   Nubian Fraction. Lot 1X1...  Coppernnia, Lot l.'U   June Hug. Lot 3.02!)   Unpaid  Taxes  Costs &  Exp'n's  IH 00  S  00  10 50  ���������2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  Total  Due  S   1;"> 00  1 00  !) 75  12 50  Dated at 1'rinceton. P. C,  3D-1 October 2nd,  1907  HUGH   HUNTER.  1ii-:i*i:tv Asskssou,  Princeton Asses  uncut District.  NOTICE.  ������jPMVt%*VM������M������MK%.K&Jt������&V&������MK*M  When   writing    Advertisers,     Please  Mention the Gazette.  Certificate of Improvements.  "APEX" Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   On Pearson Mountain.  qP'VKE NOTICE that r. Chns. dcP. Green, as  ���������*��������� agent for O. H. Cornell. Free Miner's Certificate No. B59578, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a, Crown Grant of the above claim.  And Further take notice that, notion, under  Section 37. must bo ooiiiuicnc-ccl before tho issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D. 1907.  3-1-10 C. DKB. GREEN.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  'WINDFALL." "MORNING," "BTG HORN"  and "WINCHESTER FRACTION" Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:  In Camp Hedley.  T-VKE NOTICE  A     (.'. No. H55S0,  that, we, F. IT. French, F. M.  and Geo. H. Cahill. F. M. C.  No. B , intend, sixty days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And Further take notice that notion, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvement**.  Hated this 17th day of August, A.D. 1907.  31-10 THE   HEDLEY  GAZETTE,   OCTOBER.: 17,   1907.  EASTERN END OF THE RIDING.  Some Belated Discursions by Horace F.  Evans ��������� Physical Features and  Geology , on   Route  to.  - West   Fork. . ��������� |  In the latter part of January of the ;  present year 1 made a trip down the j  Similkameen Valley. The points of j  interest touched were from the vicin- j  ity of Hedley City to Keremeos,thenee  to Fairview and Osoyoos Lake, up j  Anarchist mountain, and thence to j  Rock Creek, distance about 50-miles, j  The West Fork'of Kettle River was i  then ascended to the Sallie mine,'a I  distance of 'iS miles, making a total  of !Ki niiies.  In addition to the interesting solid  geology of most of the route traversed  is that a portion of it over the international'zone is already intersected  by the V., V. &.E. branch of the  Great Northern.  The road, from Fairview and Osoyoos Lake passes through a country  which for years has been recognized,  as one of the largest and best cattle  ranges in the province. This applies  especially to much of the country  nearer Fairview and on. the Okanagan side of the divide. Large bands  of cattle were seen in fenced fields  in the shelter of bushes and trees  where, notwithstanding the snow,  the grass was still available.  Okanogan Valley is the lowest  point, on the international boundary  ���������between the Red River of the north  and the Pacific coast. According to  some observers Lake Osoyoos, which.  is merely an expansion of the Okanogan River, has an elevation, of 913,  92S and 1,000 feet above sea level.  Bauerman gives 928 feet and Dawson  about 1,000 feet. The valley of the  Okanogan is deeper than the Columbia itself at the international boundary. The mountains possess considerable relief and south of the Big  Bend of the Columbia they reach an  elevation of 4,500 feet.  On the western side of Lake Osoyoos a great change was noticed in  the character of the rocks seen. The  prevailing type noticed was a very  coarsely laminated gneiss filled with  crystals of feldspar.  The dip of the gneiss is about 25  degs. N. W. About a mile farther  eastward, about 1,000 feet above the  lake, it changed to 15 degs. in an  easterly, direction. This series has  been correlated with the Shusnap  series of Dawson.  The slope for nearly the whole distance from Osoyoos is covered with  fine gravel and eolian sand. On the  eastern side on the Rock creek slope  black slates with thin bands of conglomerates are occasionally exposed  but over much of the surface they  are concealed, but a few hard porphyry dikes are seen penetrating  through the superficial covering.  I subsequently ascertained that at  Rock Creek the Colville trail strikes  the main Kettle. This river follows  a very tortuous course, crossing the  international boundary three times  and finally emptying into the Columbia about two miles to the north of  Old Fort Colville.  The area is remarkable for the extreme character of the rock altera-  ��������� tions, as well as for the unusual  abundance of porphyry dikes, greenstone and syenites which intersect  the slates and gneisses throughout  this portion of the valley.  In the Rock Creek gorge the black  slates are exposed in steep cliffs with  a S. W. dip. Farther to the eastward  some thin slaty and irregular limestone bands are associated with them.  These have an east dip of 4 to 5 degrees.  In the Rock Creek district the impression with regard to the geology  of the country that is conveyed by a  superficial examination is, that it is  equally divided between intrusions  and interstratification.  The West Fork of the Kettle river  begins its northward course near the  old town of Rock Creek, and the distance to the Sallie mine is less than  38 miles.  On leaving the Rock Creek depression and ascending the West Fork of  Kettle, after a few miles are overcome, a marked change occurs in the  rocks.  Intrusives occur as syenitic granite, rather of a whitish gray, though  at intervals some fine grained bio-  tites were noted in passing.  West Fork is known as a "big  country." It lies between the Arrow  Lake- Kootenay River system on the  east and the Okanogan water system  on the west.  A good wagon road extends all the  way up from Rock Creek to Carmi,  J  And  Will  Make  Money  . is the supply point for the Nickel Plate ���������.mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising-mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre of the.  , the new mining district which has already been proven,   by  small amquntof development avoi-Ic, to be one of the richest-  gold, copper and coal niining sections of  British Coluntto.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of tho. proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway ; and'with the advent of this i-oucl,  .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.  ma*msifflimtwmpH>ww'>lwp*t  Purchase.a few.lots..Mere the Hallway Comes  For F^ull Particulars, TVlaps E������tc,  -APPLY   TO-  and flanager,  isite  HEDLEY, B.C.  which   is   six   miles   above   Wallace  Mountain.  The first ten miles of the road  runs through a country that is heavily timbered, especially with a good  class of yellow pine, though other  varieties are plentiful. At the end  of ten miles a settlement was reached which has the name of Westbridge.  It is half town and half mining camp,  and is the center for that neighborhood of the lumber industry, which  appears to be prospering. A remarkable feature of the timber is that  while it is not very large in growth  it ascends to a great height, sometimes showing from 60 to 75 feet,  without a.branch.  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN' LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTUICT Ol'' YjVI.K.  of  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  MASCOT FRACTIONAL. SKIPPER FRACTIONAL, BLUE GROUSE FRACTIONAL  mineral claims,' and CALIFORNIA and  SPECULATOR Mineral Claims, situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.   Where located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTrCK that I. Duncan Woods, of  -1 Hedley H. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  11553:2, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Milliner Recorder for Certificates  or Improvements; rbr the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  Anel further take notice that notion, under  section .'17, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dateel this 22nd day of August A. D. 1907  .-12-10  TAKE NOTICE that I, Frank Reynold  Keremeos, occupation surveying, intend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:���������  Commencing at a, post planted about 500 feet  cast of Ashnola creek about 2A- miles south of  Indian Reserve No 10, thence south 10 chains;  thence east 20 chains; thence north 10 chains:  thence west 20 chains to the point of coinmence-  lnent.and containing SO acres more or less.  FRANK REYNOLDS.  Aug. 12th. 1007. 31���������10  NOTICE.  tt%a������wiMW**yfa^^  SlMIUCA.MEHN LaXD DlSTIUCT.  Distkict ok Yai.k.  TAKE   NOTICE   that I, .Joseph Marsel, of  Olalla, occupation���������rancher, intend to ap  ply for permission  described land :���������  to purchase the following  X  X  K  x  x  x  X  X  *  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  i  X  X  X  X  H  a  X  X  X  X  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,   B.C.  THIS  HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN  FIRST    CLASS    ORDER.  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  X  X  X  ������  X  X  X  X  I  f  X  f  X  Commencing at a post planted at N.E. corner  of reservation, Keremeos Creek-. thenee west  10 chains, thence north 80 chains, thence east 10  chains, thence south 80 chains to place of commencement. L'  .JOSEPH MARSEL.  Dated Sept. 7th, 1907. 35-10  Try  ���������.wwwcttsaa^.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "Little Pittsburgh.' "Florence Lot053," "JJul-  lion Heck" and "Whale" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Vale District. Where located : Camp  Hedley.  'PAKE NOTICE that I. Chas. eloB. Green, as  ���������*��������� agent for Theis. Draelshaw, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 11552.'!, intend, sixty days from  elate hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must lie commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of Sept., A.D. 1007.  DKlJ. GREEN.  Victoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  McArthur <������b Guiney,   -   -   Proprietors  x  i  I  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Tlanager.  First Class  in Every  Respect.      Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  Line.  KEREMEOS,  B.C.  :������j-io  c.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "%eerust Fraction," "Florence Lot 050" and  "The Kitty Fraction" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division  of Vale District. Where located: Camp  Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Chas. del?. Green, as  x agent for Thos. Hradshaw, F. M. C. No.  R5523, and for Geo. Miles Gilbert, F. M. C. Ne>.  H5550, intend, sixty days-from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recoreler for Certificates  of Improvement*, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of Sept., A.D. 1907.  30-10  C. dkH. GREEN.  TO THE,  Travelling Public:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : : call on  : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,    -   -    B. C.  NOTICE.  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  Notjck is hereby given that all parties arc  feirbidden to enter upon or shoot game on  my promises.  34-10 GEORGEH. CAHILL  =: ���������= = ��������� - ESTABLISHED 1903 ��������� =  Fine New  Covered Stage   Carrying  Royal Mail, Passengers & Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  Special Rigs for Travellers, and Every  Attention Paid to Wants of the Public  W. E. WELBY;  PROPRIETOR

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