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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. II.  No. 37.  HEDLEY, B.C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER  27, 1906.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CAN AIM AN BANK  OF COMMERGE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  B.  HEAD OFFICE.  TORONTO  E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager^  PROGRESS ON THE V. V. & E.  Track In Molson���������No. 3 Camp Likely  to. Finish Up In Three*Weeks���������Contractors at Midway Fidgety.  Copper Deposits of Eschelon Mountain.  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN  THIS UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND ���������  -.\'lBAN'K|N.CiBY  MAIL  Business maybe transacted by mail with any branch  of the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits  made or withdrawn by maiL Every attention is paid  to out-of-town accounts.  Penticton Branch ^J;M. Christie,  Manager;  HOTEL PENTICTON  * ���������  ������������������   .      ���������   ���������'���������.  Headquarters for To\u-isfc Travel.    '  Kates Moderate.  A.'Barnes,"Prop.       Penticton, B.C.   ;  CHARLES M. SHAW  -..-'.Civil. Engineer, i   ���������   c  .     DbanNiON   and   Provincial  ���������        Land Surveyor.  Orders man be left'at Gazette office.  ft ED LEY,      :      :      :      :      B. G.  H. fl. WRIGHT  BOOT &   SHOE  MAKER  HEDLE-V,  B.C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  .  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon; B. C.  FARM  LOANS  1 have Trust Funds for loan in  large or small sinus to farmers to  enable them to purchase stock, increase their holdings, erect buildings  or make  other  improvements.  Loans made on homestead!, where  Recommendation   for   Patent  has  been made though Title not issued.  ' Approved applications  promptly  completed.  Pcdigroo, Farm, Dairy Stock. Logging and Freighting Horses insured  against loss from any cause.'  Write me your requirements.  Edw. C: Warren  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project for Power or Light  The long lull in'.railway progress, in  which a few men were working and  many others looking on, is. apparently  on the eve of coming to ah end.  That the track has reached Molson  there is little reason to doubt, for on  Thursday. 20th, it had passed McBride  station about a mile, and had a little  less than four miles of straight going  to reach Molson, .wifch.'n'p' more trestles  to delay.     '..;.-. ;  ��������� .'West"'of Molson ���������all the gi������i:ling has  been completed to Qroville, and on  past proville for 22 miles further to  the B. C. boundary, north of Night-  hawk. Then there intervenes about 6  miles between the boundary line and  Armstrong's, upon which No. 3 Camp  has been at work for over five, months  and which will take about three more  weeks to complete.  Work has commenced on the bridge  over the Okanagan river at Oroville.  But so far as we are 'concerned at  Hedley, interest centres in the. probable action of the contractors whose  outfits-have been stored at Midway  for over two months aAvaiting the  track to reach Molson to transport  their outfits there, and also awaiting  the letting of ���������"contracts west' of Kere-  nieos, for as yet no contracts have  been let any further up the river than  Keremeos. These contractors are getting tired waiting and dining the past  two weeks have become fidgety. Their  impatience is likely to prove a factor  in bringing an end to the period of  sluggish inactivity that has characterized the operations of the past two  months, and it is not improbable that  we may hear any day of the letting of  more contracts this side of Keremeos���������  a consmnmation devoutly to be wished.  K.  A.  H A G G E N  Real Estate, Insurance and Financial Agent,  Rkvki.stoke. B.'C.  Grand Union  Hotel      -  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  KEREMEOS NOTES.  JflS.6LMKE  U/atchmaker  H BDLBY, B. C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  P  L  LANT YOUR TREES IN THE FALL. It stands  to reason that a tree planted in the fall becomes  settled and ready to grow in the spring, when climatic  conditions are suitable. Why plant a tree in the spring  / that is half dead when planted, through being out of the  ground from four to six weeks, besides being over-taxed  at the fumigating station, when you can  GET YOUR TREES  RIGHT AT HOME  and have them already acclimatized. We have *200,000  trees now ready for planting and guarantee all trees  planted in the  fall.  We make a specialty of Hedges and now have on  hand, ready for shipment this fall, 1,000,000 plants.  When Lodge is complete under our patent, it will turn  all ordinary stock, such as horses, cattle and hogs,  and adds beauty to the home.  Our Mr. Curtis will shortly be through the Siniilkiuuocn  Valley.      :      Send youv address and he will call on you.  Okanagan Nursery Coy, Ltd.  J. F. Rowe, Sec-Treas. PENTICTON,   B. C.  On Thursday, 20th, the first fatality  attending   the   outbreak   of fever at  this place occurred, when John Oscar  Vansickle,  one of the fever patients,  passed away,  although it could not  really be said that it was fever which  caused his death, the immediate cause  being   heart  failure.     So far as the  fever was concerned lie had been doing  Equally'.well with the other patients,  but a weak heart made his chance for  recovery all the less.    Deceased was  from   Dresden,   Out,,   and  was   well  known   at  Phoenix,  Greenwood and  Princeton,   where   he   had   resided.  The funeral Avas held on Friday afternoon,   and   was well attended.   The  burial service was conducted by Rev.  A. H. Cameron, who had visited and  waited on him during his illness.    The  casket was covered with flowers contributed by Masons,  Oddfellows and  other friends.  At a. meeting of the citizens held on  Thursday evening last, it was decided  to secure a few acres of the lot west of  funis' ranch for a cemetery, and in  this the late J. O. Vansickle was  buried.  Mr. Mcintosh is putting the saw  mill at Webster's ranch in working  order. He expects to begin manufacturing lumber early in October.  Mrs. W. H. Armstrong and the  Misses Wood row, of Vancouver, are  enjoying the salubrious atmosphere of  the Similkameen.  Canning tomatoes is now the order  of business for Messrs. .Icily and Mat-  tice, who have a large stock of them  to preserve.  WHEN   ANSWERING   ADVERTISERS,    MENTION   THE    GAZETTE  Mi. B. S. Kennedy, late of the Vernon Okanagan, spent Friday in Hedley  awaiting Saturday's stage to  Princeton, where he is to .take charge of the  Star as successor  to  J.   M.  Wright,  Mr. Kennedy  is an  old hand in   the  newspaper "profesh", having learned  the   printers'   art   in  the   Columbian  office in New  Westminster with his  brothers.    Neither  is he  new  to  the  Similkameen  or the   Star,   in which  office   he  stuck the little types five  years  ago,    when   Jimmy  Anderson  and Mrs.  Jimmy worked the oracle.  Mr/Kennedy paid tho Gazette a fraternal    call,   and   discussed    various  topics, politics excluded.   The Gazette  Wishes   him   success and trusts that  friendly relations may always prevail.  ��������� By Horace F. Kvan*.  Copper occurs tin tins mountain in  various forms, principally as chnleo-  pyrite or oxidation product. The.deposit has been known for a number of  years, but only recently, with the construction of the Great Northern system  into the Similkameen, has interest  been awakened.  Eschelon -mountain has its eastern  end in the immediate vicinity of the  point where Five Mile Creek empties  into the S'mnlkameen. about five, miles  east of the town of Princeton.  The topography is a series of ridges  and ranges densely covered for the  most part with fir and pine, with a  general northwestern -trend, 'except  where an occasional mountain occurs  in eschelon.  From the point where the Aslmola  river enters the Siinilkaineen, in latitude 10 15 , longitude about 120 W.,  there are three notable creeks which  are tributary to the main Siinilkaineen.  These are respectively "Twenty-Mile,"  "Five-Mile" and "Graveyard,'' their  order being from east to west.  The first named has its source in the  neighborhood of the Trepenago Plateau. Hedley City, with the Dalv  Reduction works, is at the mouth of  this creek, and the Nickel Plate Mine  is in the neighborhood. Eighteen  miles farther west is-.Five-Mile" creek.  This creek has its source in the neighborhood of Aspen Grove Plateau. Its  course is parallel to Twenty-Mile and  the i.onditions are similar.  Graveyard'ereek originates from the  chain of lakes a few miles north of its  confluence with the Similkameen, and  its name is no doubt due. to the fact  that a number of ,old Indian graves  occur near the junction of the two  streams, about three miles east of  Princeton.  The. granite rocks which occur along  this portion of the Siinilkaineen to  Twenty-Mile constitute an interesting  -feature in the geology of this section.  These granite masses have been correlated with the plutonic masses of  the Coast ranges and in the neighborhood of Nicola Lake.  >  The age assigned to the granite, of  the Coast range is that of a period subsequent to the Triassic and antecedent  to the. earlier Cretaceous, though it is  known that granite rocks much earlier  than the Triassic occur in many portions of the orovince.  These granites for the most part are  coarse grained, and they pass in composition from biotite granite through  the biotite hornblendic series, to forms  in   which hornblende prevails.     The  biotite granites are the more abundant  and are as a rule uniform in character.  Jointage is noticeable.   On  Eschelon  mountain, where they appear as evidences of old sedimentaries and vol-  canics   of   pre-Cretaceous   date,  they  occur in two distinct zones, separated  by   the  sediment  and   volcanics, all  being cut by dikes of quartz porphyry  or some variation of it.  Two or three forms of the biotite are.  found to contain considerable quantities of copper carbonates with a  small percentage of chalcopyrite, varying from 1 to 2 per cent. Whether  this occurrence is that of replacement  products from the old sediments or  not, has not yet been determined.  Tht! sediments so far as proven appear to have a north-south strike, and  to be wedged in between two masses  of the granite rocks, this width being  subdivided into three distinct zones,  one of 05 meters, which undoubtedly  contains the best ore, one of 40 meters,  containing a mixture of sediments and  intervenes, and a third zone to the  west having a width of about 35 meters.  The slant height of the south slope-  is about 000 meters from the base in  the Similkameen valley to the top of  the cliffs which are extensively marked  by deep green and blue carbonates.  The greater portion of the old sediments and their associated roeks lie to  the west of the first contact with the  biotite granite and the present relation  between the igneous and sedimentary  rocks is, therefore, almost completely  made out, and it is evident from this  that the sediments and associated volcanics are not old "roots" resting on a  granite foundation of older rocks, as  the granites are unquestionably of  later date.   It may, therefore, well be  Concladocl on Page Pour.  M. K. IS STILL DOING THIN.GS-.  Operations on an Extensive Scale Going  On in the North  That Catella on Controller Bay. is to  be the sea terminus of tho Copper River and Northwestern Railway is no  longer questioned by peasons familiar  with .developments in the northern  country within the past week. It has  been learned that M. K. Rodges, representing-the Morgan and Guggenheim  interests, has purchased la bout 1,000  acres of land at Catella and now owns  morethan a mile of the water front.  He has decided upon locations for  docks and. warehouses, and it is understood that the work of buildingabreakwater will commence this winter or  early in the spring.  The first story of the change in the  sea terminus of the Copper River and  Northwestern Railway was published  in the Times more than two months  ago. At that time M. K. Rodgers was  taking options on property at Catella  and had a corps of engineers at work  surveying a route for the road. Tn  the. past month the property upon  which Rodgers held options has been  acquired and at Catella it is a certainty  that the work'of building the road  will commence at an early date.  With the news of the change in the  terminus of. the Copper River and  Northwestern Railway comes the reports from Catella. that the Alaska  Coal and Petroleum Company, of  which T. S. Lippy and Clarke Davis  of this city are interested, will build a  railroad from some point near Catella  to the coal and oil properties.' It was  learned yesterday that definite locations had been made for bunkers and  that the surveys for the rail line  are about completed. The coal will be  mined and brought to the coast for  shipment to the states. The engineers  worked under the direction of Wesley  Rodgers, a brother of M." K. Rodgers,  who is looking after the interests of  the Eastern capitalists at Catella.  Port Valdez was chosen as the. sea  terminus   of the   Copper River and  Northwestern Railway more than   a  year ago.   Wharves   were 'built and  grading work started when M. K Rodgers was sent north to determine whether there was a more practical route.  He went to Catella and after a month  decided that it was a  better  terminus  than Port Valdez.    It will be necessary  to put in a breakwater at Catella   before wharves can be built any great  distance from the shore.   Steamers on    .  the   Southeastern  Alaska  route   are  now making Catella a regular port of  call, and cargo is sent ashore by the use  of   lighters and  smaller boats.  M. K. Rodgers has been working  quietly in the northern country' more  than three months and it is now a certainty that the Copper River and  Northwestern railway will within a.  very short time have Catella for its  headquarters instead of Port   Valdez. ���������  According to late, government reports the coal in that vicinity is high  grade and as soon as rail lines are  built there is no doubt but what Alaska will figure as a shipper of coal  for consumption in the states. Favorable reports are being received from  oil wells along Controller Bav, ami representatives of American and English companies arc now in the field,  WEDDING BELLS.  At Okanagan Falls on  the  evening  of September 19th in the soft  light  of  Japanese lanterns,  a pretty  wedding  was solemnized by Rev. A. H. Cameron  at the. residence of Mr.  and  Mrs jno.  McLellan, when their daughter, Dais;y  was united in marriage to Mr.   Gerald  Clark of Green Mountain.   The bride  was attended by her sister Miss Maggie  McLellan and Mr. Clark had as groomsman Mr. L. W. Findlay of Penticton.  About forty guests witnessed the nup-  tals and partook of the wedding supper  after which "feet swept   around  in theinazv dance" which was continued until the time to  leave for Penticton to catch the boat.   The many pretty and useful presents received by the  bride evidence the high esteem of her  friends.   Mr and Mrs.  Clark after a  trip to the coast cities will reside at  Green Mountain.   The Gazette joins  with their many friends in  wishing  the happy couple all   the   joys  attendant upon the event. THE   HEDLEY    GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER 27,    1906.  Cbe1hdte$ &mtfc:  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  ;< .i! ' on Thursdays, by the IIkui.kv Ga/.K'itk  . ..INTIXC A.VIJ I'U'lll.lSlllNC: Co.MI'ANV,  Limitki).  at illcdlcy. B.C.  wisdom of keeping out Chinese  by the imposition of a $500 head  tax and passes a. resolution that  ! was forwarded to  Ottawa  ask-  {ing that said tax be withdrawn.  Now if Mr.   Deane wanted   to  I find out any  more about this  Subscriptions in Advance ��������� tiling, or to  "study tlie case," as  Per Year  .SitK. | his paper puts it, why' run away  six M,,"t,"i '  ,'00 il'roin the Kooteuay ; and,   mir-  ��������� Advertising Rates : abile  dictu !  why  shin for  the  Measurement, w lines to the inch. | Similkameen. which lies in   the  LandNotlces^Oertitlcatcsof improvement, etc.    .,..,,���������    ,,,,,,,���������.,'f ���������     /l',.������/.f ?/������,,     f,.nm  .������7.00 for (iO-duy notices, and ������5.(1(1 for M-day ! Very    Opposite    Clll eCUOll     II OH1  I where this little Asiatic plague  not exceeding one j    ' .       .     .       .        . ���������   _  was exceedingly good of him to  appoint himself a royal commission of One   to study,- meditate  notice  Transient Advertisements  inch. ������1.00 f������,r one insertion. ���������.'.- cents for spot had again broken out?   It  each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch.'  10 cents per line for. Ilrsfc insertion and;  cents nor lino for .each subsequent insertion  Transients payable in advance.  GREEN MOUNTAIN  'Contract Advertisements���������,Ono inch per month, ���������.   .     , ���������;��������� , -i    .iV     ��������� n������      mi '  ������i.;;.": over i inch and up to j iiK-hcs, >?i.(io ! and  ponder,  and  the  oimiika.-  por inch per month. To constant advertisers j- ��������� "���������,',.111     ,nr,/|nuflT,    ,.I/-.o/a    U-^ '< i t       i  caking larger space than  four inches, on j meeil     Will    IllOCiestly   ClOfeC   1th | boarding house  eyes for the doffing of those  "holiday habits," that it may  learn the result of  the  ponder-  The fall wheat seeding was finished  just in time, for these rains will give  it the necessary growth for the. winter. ...'..���������  Vegetable.4- are looking fine and are  now ready to gather. They are a good  average crop.  Miss Florence McLellan visited a few  days at  Green Mountain   last  week  She returned home on Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Innis returned  from Vernon on Tucsdav, where they  had gone to attend the Fair and also  to see Mis. Forbes who has been in the  hospital for the last six weeks, but  who had recovered sufficiently to re?  move from the hospital  to a. private  ijilicn.tioniiuv.es will ho given-of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will he changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  the pi-ice of composition will be charged-at  regular rates.  Changes for contract .advertisements should  be in tlie office by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A   MEGRAW,  Managing b'ditor.  ill.  :.li">!)  ���������iiiil.  ,nst quar.  Kith.  Xew Moon  I.Stii  ���������irst quar;  .25th  100(5  'Si: i  SEPT.  Moil. Tiics. We'!,  Tiiu.  100(5  rn. bcib.1  o  Hi  ���������v.������  ���������. >  HO  10  17  4  11  IS  10  20  .-I-*5  20  II  21  28*  1  8.  !5  22  29  A SELF-APPOINTED COMMISSIONER.  The Nelson News, published  by F. J. Deane, contains this  somewhat remarkable paragraph: ���������  "Mr. F. .1. Deane proprietor of the  Daily News, returned last night from  an extended trip to variousB. C points.  He has been absent from the city for 6  wei'ks, and during that time has visited the towns and cities along tin; main  line of C.P.R., the lower mainland, island and Siinilkaineen. Apart from the  principal motive of having a holiday,  Mr."Dea ne's idea was to'make a careful  study of labor conditions so as to form  a just estimate of the causes which led  to the recent agitation for admission of  free Chinese labor. For that purposp  hk wis:*'!' to THE SiMir.KAMEE.v where  lie could lind fruit-growers who are already operating on a large scale and  learn their, views at first hand. Last  night, however, being tired after his  return journey, he was not prepared to  speak of the conclusions he had formed. To-day he will throw his holiday  habits aside and settle down to. work  again."  The above paragraph as it appeared in the News, was honored with a three-decker heading  Avhich informed its readers that  the"labor case" had been "studied." and that "Mr. F. J. Deane  had Returned from Extended  Trip" and was "Armed with the  Views of Similkameen Fruitgrowers."  Elsewhere on tlie same page  of the News is the important  announcement that  "Ere he (Mr. Macdonald) returns, he  hopes to make a trip through the Similkameen and become thoroughly acquainted with the political situation  in Mr. Shatford's district. The Siinilkaineen is destined to see an intciest-  ing fight during the coining election,  for, while the present member, Mr.  Shatford, is universally respected, his  course in connection with several questions which came before the house? during the last session at Victoria was not  altogether pleasing to his constituents.  It is early yet to say who his opponent  mav he; the liberals of the Siinilkaineen have not yet made auv announcement on that subject. Nevertheless,  thev are certain to pill: up an earnest  and effective light.  Now what is this  all aboutV  In the Similkameen   riding  we  were not a ware that there was  ��������� any labor question to be studied  except the scarcity of labor, below Keremeos, on the V. V. &E.  grades which prevented the employment of sufficient force  to  give us railway connection'within the   time   promised   by   the  railway officials twelve  months  ago.    It looks very much  as  if  this labor question   is  a   flimsy  and exceedingly silly pretext on  the part of Mr. Deane to thrust  himself into  public;  notice  and  endeavor to establish some sort  of connection between the Similkameen  riding   and himself;  for what are the facts'? A Farmers'Institute meeting or something of that kind  over about  Kaslb expresses doubts as to the  N  But there are other little evidences to be  recalled   illustrative of, not so much Mr. Deane's  kindly interest in  the  Siinilkaineen and in the cause of labor  as his interest in the  interests  of Mr. Deane  in   said  Siinilkaineen.    A few* months  ago,   he  ' was furnishing  information   to  'the  Similkameen   Star -intend--,  j ed to  reflect  upon   L. W. Shat-  iford M. P. P. in reference to  his  j position on the eight hour day  ! for smelters,   last   session,   but  was brought up  with  a round j  turn by Mr. H. A.  Turner who'  was in a position to  show*  that'  Mr. Deane's statements on that \ g  ruattter were very wide  of the  truth.    Mr. Deane poses as one  of the pillars of the Liberal party'in  the  Interior,  as well  as  finding time for a little grand  stand play by way of coqueting  with the socialists.     But where  was  he during  the  session   of  1905? During all that session he  was in the press gallery of the  House, slang whanging the socialists whom he is now trying to  toady, and sending to his .paper'  in Nelson, garbled reports of the  doings of the House, that were  disgraceful  in  the  violence  of  the partisanship which they displayed.    In that session he saw*  the division on  the  eight-hour  smelter bill which is recorded on  page 30 of "votes and proceedings," and which show's that the  member for Similkameen who  wa.s present when the vote was  taken, voted for the  bill,   while  J. A. Macdonald, leader <of the  Liberal   opposition    and   J. Ii.  Brown, the Liberal representative from the Greenwood riding  where smelter' men were working  12 hours   a day,   voted a-  gainst the bill,  without a. word  of protest or reproof from  Mr.  Deane.    No thanks to Mr. Macdonald or Mr. Brown for voting  for the bill in the session of 1900,  for in the interval between the  sessions of 1905   and   1900   the  question of an eight-hour day in  the Boundary smelters was settled by mutual arrangement between the smelters   and   their  employees  and   an   eight-hour  day granted quite independent  of Mr. Macdonald.  It is currently reported that  Mr. Deane is plotting to induce  the socialists to pledge their  support to his own candidature  as Liberal nominee in tlie Similkameen. The socialists and  labor voters, however, have not  forgotten how* he boasted on  tlie platform in Hedley, in the  federal campaign in 1904, that  Duncan Ross had been sailing  into the socialists and handling  them without gloves, and they  are able to take his measure  .now*, when he conies begging  their support after having played them false in the past when  it suited his purpose to do so.  And j)ray, who will believe  that F. J. Deane would risk fifteen cents of his own money to  lead a forlorn hope in the Similkameen. Where would the campaign funds come from but the  Grand Trunk Pacific whose agent, Morse, tried to hold up this  province for 15,000 acres per  mile, but was turned down by  the McBride Government who  refused to stand for it. The  Similkameen knows something  of the advantage of having a.  representative upon whom the  big corporations have no strings,  and they are not disposed to  throw away that advantage.  Miss Emilia G, McMullen, of the C.  P. R. telegraph service, Vernon, has  coine to Green Mountain to make her  home for a time.  Mr. L. A. Clark, who is superintending the big irrigation ditch at the  Coldstream ranch, Vernon, is as busy  as ever, but expects to close it down  in November, for the winter, and return home.     , '.. .  Grandpa. Bagley celebrated his'.95th  birthday on Sept. 20th. and is still  hale and hearty.  BANK OF  NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,660.  HEAD OFFICE IN' CANADA.  H. STIKHMAN, General Manager  Reserve- $2,141,333.   .  -      MONTREAL  .1. ELMSLY, Supt. of Branches  HANKINU BY MAII Accounts  of  special attention. Deposits caii  thereto and withdrawn at any  . acted.  parties  living at a distance  receive our  be made through tbe mail, and sums added  . ..iinc.    A Oeneral I'ankinR Jlusiness Trans-  Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,  -^L.dVrlacH  HOTEL SIMILKflMEEN    fiEDLEY, B. 6.  <���������-  I  METEOROLOGICAL.  The followingare the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Sept. 22nd :. ,  AT THE  MINE.  Maximum Minimum  ep. Hi ..          a'2 ... 32  17 ..         06 .. -17  18 ..          OS . -15  19 ..69 .. 45  20 ..          08 ..' '   45  21 ..         00 .. 48  22 ..         09 .. 44  Rainfall for week .22 inches  AT  10  17  18  19  20  21  22  Rainfall  THE MILL.  Maximum  72  71  80  79  78  81  1   77       v  Minimum  49  43  4H  45  40  40  45  ,00  NOTICE.  2 1   *-**>-*^*V"^  .-.j., ,3 .-���������  ���������353JE������-l>-v-^--^---^'^^-4-J  I^-tei  >*Kir  THE LEADING HOTEL  OF  THE SIMILKAMEEN  VALLEY  This house is new and strictly first class  in every respect, being equipped with all  modern conveniences���������electric light, telephone, baths, etc.       : :       Rates model ate.  A.   McDERMOTT,  Proprietor.  OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN* that 00 days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase 1H0 acres of pasture land described as follows; Commencing at tlie N. K.  corner of Lot 2fi2, thence 40 chains east, 40  chains south, 40 chains west, 40 chains north  to point of commencement.  M. DALY  Keremeos B. ('., Sept. la, ISKX" 37-9  NOTICE  KTOTiCK IS HEREBY GIVEN* that CO days  >' after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and works for permission to purchase SO acres, more or less, of pasture land situated as follows: Comoncing at  the Nr. E. corner of Lot Xo. 2(>2 running 20  chains east, iiO chains north, 40 chains west, 20  chains south, 20 chains east along boundary of  Lot 262 to point of commencement.  G.M.ALLISON'  .Keremeos B. C. Sept. loth, IJJOtS 37-f)  Keremeos New Townsite  Now On the Market. =====  & E. Railway Station will be in the  town.  The V. V.  centre of the  Now is the time to get your lots,  before the first  train  conies up tbe  valley.  Choice 1, 2 and 3 acre; lots all around  town site.  The 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,    Just a few  left.    Now is the time to double your money.  For Full Particulars; Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  .1. .J. Armstrong, Manager  Town Lots  $100, $200  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  County Court of  Yale.  OITTtXGS of the County Court of Yale will  *"���������' be held as follows, v\x: At Fairview, B.C.  on Tuesday, the K'th day of October. 1!KK5, and  at Keremeos, B. C, on Friday, the lilth day of  October. l'lOfi. at the hour of 11 o'clock in the  forenoon. By comniand,  ('. A. It. LAM1SLY.  Registrar County Court.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  ALL CREDITORS of the Tfcdley Lumber Co.  ���������"��������� were notified to put in their claims, duly  attested, to the assignee before the loth of  September. Some have not yet done so, and  the time is extended to October5th. after which  all accounts not put in us required will not he  considered in disposal of the estate.  .������������������7-:'S S. L. SMITH. Assignee.  NOTICE.  CIXTY DAYS AFTER DATE. I. intend to  '--, apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase 1(10 acres of pasture land in tho Siniilka-  mecn Division of Yale District, described as  follows: Commencing at the S. W. corner  post:of Lot No. 2;">51, thence south 40 chains:  thence west 40 chains: thence north 10 chains:  thonce east 10 chains to point of commencement.  A. B.LAURA N'CE  :������-!! per M. C. KENDALL, Attorney.  Dated Penticton  August, 21st. lillXi  County  Court Of  Yale.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  CHICKENS FOR SALE.  For sale at C. Bureli's chicken ranch, Nickel  Plate Mino,   75 chickens in prime condition.  37-40  Apply to C.  BURCH.  Certilicate of Improvements.  Till* IKON PLATE  FRACTIONAL   mineral  Claim, situate in  tho Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District.    Where located:-   Camp Hedley  fAKENOTlCF that I.   Chas.  E. Oliver, of  x        Hedley.   Free   Miner's    Certilicate No.  B5I20, intend (Ml days from the date hereof,  to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a- Certilicate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown (.'{runt of the above claim.  Ay\> FURTHER take notice that action,  under section 37, must bo commenced before the  issuance of such Certilicate of   Improvements.  Dated this Mist day of August A. D.  VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 1111-  *������ dcrsiglied will at the next meeting of the.  Board of Licence Commissioners for the Nicola  Licensing District, apply for a transfer of the  hotel licence granted in respect of the Hotel  .Jackson, situate on lot S. block 4, townsite of  Princeton, B. C. from John II. Jackson to L. A.  Manly, also to have the mime of the said hotel  changed to the Great Northern Hotel.  Dated this 21th day of September. lillKf.  JOHN' II. JACKSON  37-I0 L. A. MANLY.  at  OITTINGS of the County Court of Yale will  ''-,   beheld   in   Fraternity Hall,   Hedley,   on  October  22nd,   and   in   the   Court  House  Princeton, on October 25th.      By Order  HUGH HUNTER  30-td Registrar  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  NOTICE  days  .-it-!)  ly of August A. D. VKHS  C. K. OLIVER  NOTICE  OTXTYdays from date hereof I intend lo.np-  v3 ply to'.the Chic!'Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to lease for. pasture  purposes tho unoccupied parts of-Soc. US & :'(',  Tp. SI Siinilkaineen Dist, containing 720 acres  move or less.  ('HAS. I)K B. GREEN  Dated Aug. 1st, liHIO. ,     30-i)  IS HKRFBY GIVEN that sixty  . after date I intend tn apply to the  Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  AVorks for permission to purchase the following described agricultural and pasture land  containing ten acres, more or less, that  portion of section 10, township SO. bounded  on the Fast by Dog Lake on the South by. W.  Gillespie's pre-emption claim, on 'the West by  pre-emption claim No. .'������!)(. on I he North by  Ritchie's purchase, in the Similkameen Division of Vale District.  lll'NRY F. S'M'TLI'Y.  37-15 by his agent, "M. C. K lONDALL.  CIXTY DAYS after (late, f intend to apply  "^ to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase the following described land situated in the Similkameen district : Commencing at a post marked  S K comer Lot 3202 and running in an easterly  direction along the banks of the Similkaiueen  River (it) chains, thence north 20 chains; thence  west (id chains: thence south to point of commencement.  31-SI JIF.NRY  WILLIAMS  Dated Hedley Sept. Ith   I'KKi  NOTICE.  CIXTY DAYS after date, I intend1 to apply  "^ to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and  Works for permissson to purchase Kid acrses of  pasture land in -the Siinilkaineen division of  Yale district described as follows : Commencing at the S K corner of the west j of the east -"���������  of section 21, township H5, pre-emption No 2254  thence 10 chains east: thence 40 chains north:  thence 40 chains west, thenc 40 chains south to  point of commencement.  ANDREW A. HAMILTON  Okanagan Falls, Sept. 1st. ItlOfS 31-0  NOTICE  A tidy letter-head or bill-head commands attention from those with  whom you do business The Gazette  priht-shon can fit you out in style.  A trial will convince you,  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty ilays after  ���������date i intend to apply to the Honorable  the Chief Commissioner of hands and Works  for permission to purchase the following described land, situate on tho east side of Okanagan Lake B. C. Commencing at the south east  corner post of M. L; Crichton's purchase land,  running thence south 20 chains, thence west  80 chains, thence north 20 chains, thence cast  80 chains to point of commencement; comprising tho south half of the south west quarter  ,of section 15, tp. 28, and tho south half of the  south east quarter of section 1(1, tp, 28.    B. E. CRICHTON  Dated August 28th, 1000.  34-0  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  P. S. Mineral   Claim, situate   in  the Osoyoos  Mining   Division    of    Yule    Distrio't.  Where located :-   ('amp llcdlcy  T-AKF. NOTICF   that   I.   Charles  de    Blois  *        Green,   Free   Miner's    Certilicate   No.  I!5(i2,'i, for myself, and as  agent for   J.   Cor'vk,  Free Miner's Certilicate No. B5(i21, intend sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvement's",  for tho purpos of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  _ And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 31st day August, A. D. 1006  34-9 C. de B. GREEN  1 THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER 27,   1906.  Town and District.  is" hunting-this week  Thanksgiving Day will be. on Oct.  18th. three weeks from. to:day.        ,  ��������� A. Nissen left on Wednesday for his  ,   home in Iowa and will in all probability remain until spring.  The Gazette has been asked when  the open season for trout will end.  The date is November 15th. , .  , Mr. John Gladden is doing under-'  ground survey work for the Nickel  Plate at present. Mr. H. W. Yates is  .assisting him. c  Jno. Matheson of Okanagan Falls  was in town on Saturday and disposed  of a load of apples, plums and .'primes  in very short order.  R. .)'. lSdmond  up Shoemaker Creek, a small stream  running into  the Similkameen   from'  the east  side   at   the   lower   end   of  t "brushy bottom."  Additions are being made to the  buildings a,D the, .Kingston to provide  accomodation for a good sized gang of  miners which will be put to work as  soon tis their quarters are ready.  J, A. McDonald of Olalla, who was  one of the successful, drillers, Jiere on  Labor Day, intends putting in a few  months at the Coast this winter brushing up to fake the assayers' 'examination.  Percy Vrench of Vernon, brother of  F. H. French local -manager of Shat-  fords Limited was in the train wreck  at Sudbury, but escaped unhurt. He  was on his way to the Agricultural  College at Guelph. '../������������������  It is common report that the game  laws are being completely ignored by  the Indians and some whites. The infractions reported consist of slaughter  in excess of the bag limit, hunting  deer with dogs and the killing of big  horn. If the game laws are not more  'strictly, enforced there will soon be no  big game left to protect.  W. Lonsdale who has been employed  on the Nickel Plate for some time,  and who was acting mine superintendent during the absence of Mr. Jones  last summer left on Wednesday mor -  ning for South Africa.    Mr. and Mrs.  G. P. Jones entertained a. few friends  on Saturday evening by way of a farewell party. Mr. Lonsdale has many  friends in Hedley and the Nickel Plate  who wish him all success.  Mr. Peter Swanson of Midway returned on Tuesday from Princeton,  after completing a deal for the purchase of the Jackson house for his firm  Manley <fc Swanson. Application has  already been made for the transfer of  the licence from John H. Jackson to  , L. A. Manley, and the name of the hotel is to be changed from the Jackson  house to the Great Northern.  Mr. and Mis. Soukup have the Gazette's thanks for a fine assortment of  vegetables grown on their ranch up  the Similkameen. With the vegetables was also a sample of fruit from  their young orchard which is just beginning to bear. The sample was that  of a choice variety of plum of excellent  flavor, that shows the canyon of the  Similkameen to be capable of producing a line variety of fruit.  The reduced rate to the coast for the  provincial exhibition to be held at  Victoria is very tempting, and doubtless quite a number will take advantage of it. The rate from Penticton  and return, good for two weeks is j  .$1-4.25. Of course those resident in  the Similkameen have' the. stage fare  to add to this, but that also was reduced to $10.00  A big cougar has lately evinced a  preference for the locality around Geo.  Cahill's ranch at "Camp Rest."   It has  T. D. Pickard went out* last week,  bound for the coast.  J, A. Jackson, representing the. Vancouver Province, was in town last  week.  E. A. C. Studd, of the. British American Trust Company in Victoria, went  east on the "Oversens Mail,', enroute  for England, on business bent.  As we go to press samples of splendid looking ore. have been shown us by  Mr. Bradshaw .who is now strictly in  it, for it is claimed that he has 200 feet  of it.   Congratulations.  Angus McKinnon, Paid Brodhagen  and Yorky have  taken a contract of  sinking.50 feet from the bottom of the.  present-shaft on the Jumbo  and are  now engaged in the work.  ..Messrs. Brass aud���������Boeing  last week getting the ground foi  started in  the  ���������foundation  of the new school'house  ready,.so as to begin work as soon as  lumber can.be procured.  j <���������     ���������-.   .-������������������'���������  Telephone subscribers are now required to pay extra every time they  use the main line, but the. rate for the  local exchange is lowered which may,  in the end make up for the restriction  on the trunk line..'. '  HOTEL  METROPOLE  vancouver, b.c..  American  and European Plan.' .  Commercial Headquarters, and convenient to Business Centre,  Theatres," Wharves  and Depots.  Steam - Heated,   Electric - Lighted,  Elevator and other modern  conveniences.  GEO.  L. HOWE, Proprietor  Abbot Street  Harvey Tingley went out on Monday  morning's stage, bound for Summer-  land, where he has a job awaitirigliim...  The uncertainty of getting lumber to  go on.with building here caused him  to make, theiinoye,  ,.���������������������������'  W. C. Brown, of Vancouver, who  came to Hedley last week in the interests of the loggers, made a trip; to  Princeton on Thursday last, returning  to Hedley same day, and took Friday's  ���������stage from here for Penticton.  A couple of weeks ago, Mr. T. Bradshaw sent a pack train with supplies  up to the Florence group, and has a  gang of men on doing more development work. It is understood that' an  important find was made by them a  few days ago.  The Hedlev Baseball Club ihet on  Saturday night and wound up the  business of a tolerably successful year.  They paid all the club's debts and left  a small surplus to carry over for next  year. During the summer the team  played six games, winning five, which  was a very good record indeed.  The Greenwood Ledge refers feelingly to the mistake made by 'Polio Stens-  land in shinning off for Morocco and  getting caught when he might have  been absolutely safe if he had gone, to  some of the stores in Greehwood that  do not advertise. In Hedley, too,  there, a few such "dead safe" places to  hole up.  Messrs. Parker and Gross, of Winnipeg, representing the Great West Permanent Loan and Savings Co., were  in town on Monday in the interests of  their company. As a result of their  visit it is believed that a somewhat  better feeling exists among some of  the local shareholders towards the  con^any than that which had been  engendered through the misrepresentations of the first agent who came  in here in June, 1905.  All the claims of the  loggers have  t*\x***\f'*\,**\rr*\xf*\fS*\f*  Don't Sit in a Draught  to Cool Off  Take a cool draught inwardly  of any oPour beverages.  IRON BREW.  .'.   Is the most wholesome, most  refreshing and most inviting        ,.  of all thirst riucnchors���������tastes  good  and  docs  you good,  SIMILKAMEEN   BOTTLING  WORKS,    ::   HEDLEY, B. C.  Mail orders promptly filled.'  oeoososooosoooosooc  When purchasing a suit of  clothes, tbe most important  point to be considered is the  "quality" of the material  used and tlie care. taken in  its manufacture.  We. have  in stock  plete line  of  a coin-  bra nd, is  ������  ������  3  I  3  ���������>  acknowledged  by all dealers to be the best on the market, and in offering'it'to the  public we have every confidence in its reliability. Made in all the  latest styles and of first-class material. See our stock of ready-nmdes  ���������or let us show you samples, and have your suit made to measure.  CLAUDET & WYNNE  ASSAYERS  METALLURGISTS and  fllNING  ENGINEERS  MINES and MILLS EXAMINED,  SAMPLED and REPORTED OX.  Samples   by mail  receive  prompt  attention. Correspondence solicited.  PRINCETON  and   ROSSLAND  H. H. Clauiikt, Assoc. Inst. M.M.,  Member Am. Inst. M.E., Rossland.  L. C. Wynne, Assoc. Inst. M. M.,  Late Assayer LeRoi.      Piunceton.  .#"''W>A<^*'V/"/\*^���������/\^^J'A**/  ^a4Q������l^������4^^il������<('iti������������4^^u������^'JCd������dc������^������<������^������AJ������������g$J������  SHATFORDS, L!  8 f- ' ��������� ������������������������������������':'-    g  & 60'S  LIVERY, FEED 8 SALE STABLES  Fairview and Penticton  -ALSO-  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams furnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  also  been  making   rather   free  with  Cawston & Edmund's-flock of sheep  that have been pasturing up in the  hills in that vicinity. The hunter who  is fortunate enough to capture him  will have as assets, the hide of said  cougar, the bounty oli $7.50 and the  eternal gratitude of Cawston & Ed-  mond.  Young Tuck (Chink) has been keeping up his thieving until In; has become  an intolerable nuisance. There is a  general belief in town that quite a  number of the Chinamen ai e encouraging him in it, profiting by his thefts  ���������and aiding in the concoahnontof it all.  If this sort of thing- goes on it may  transpire that in the absence of adequate police protection, public indignation may be goaded to such a. point  that those who have suffered kiss from  his thieving may be tempted to take  the law into their own hands and fire  the whole lot bodily out of town. Some  of these Chinks have considerable property interests in the Chinese quarter  and they are acting very foolishly in  not telling what they know and thus  ���������aid in having, an end put. to the  nuisance.  loggers  been assigned to Chas. Vollratb, who  is empowered to enter suit in the  Supreme Court in behalf of all. It  was agreed between him and other  creditors to wait until Wednesday,  26th, before instructing solicitor to  issue the. writ, and meanwhile it is  hoped that some arrangements will be  arrived at by means of which money  may be provided to pay off the loggers'  claims and allow work to proceed.  Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Burritt took  Monday's stage out to Penticton, on  their way to Portland. Their many  friends in Hedley were sorry to see  them go and hope that before, many  months they may see them back again.  As a legal practitioner Mr. Burritt  bad the confidence, of all those who  wanted to have their business done on  the square, and that is a. trait in a.  lawyer that is bound to win in the end.  Whenever he concludes to hang up  his shingle in Hedley again be will  find his old friends ready to stand by  him.  at  K  K  at  at  K  K  at  at  %-  at  K  at  at  at  if  at-  K  if  if  if  if  if  if  if  if  if  if  K  if  if  if  if  if  K  if  if  if  K  If  V  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Table and  bar   first - class.    Rates   moderate.  PETERSON' RROS & LtXD,  1'roprfotors.  x  X  X  %  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  $  X  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.  ������ci*������>^������^*nyD������'X^x>n^^������^n'R������������D������t������>iH*nn������  EVELY'S  STABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  -kdrfa4a<������-kiln4M^������������4-i������^^4''������4������tC^l������04V44Wt������4  ������? .*���������������  X  "X  2  3  X  X  X'>  Si  x\  x\  x\  x\  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  It # it * *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S.   F.  &  N.   RY.  Daily  Leave  HOTEL  HEDLEY  Under   New   Management  Lveruthing New and First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  J. HENRY'S  NURSERIES and  HOUSES.  SEED  11.15 a. in.  Till* REST PUOVIDHO  IX KITCHEN AND BAR.  A X 1) KVKUY CAKE  TAKEN Vim TltRCOM-  VORT  Ol"  1'ATKdSS,  Your wants for Livery or Team  AV'ork will he attended to  hy calling Phono 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor  X  X  X  I   GIBBON   and  I Mcdonald  jf Proprietors X  Large stock of Home Grown Fruit  and Ornamental Trees now matured  for the fall trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, and Flower  Seeds  in Season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Whale  Oil Soap,: Greenhouse Plants, Cut  Flowers, Bulbs for fall planting.  We do business on our own grounds  !).15 a. m.  S'.lo a. in.  MIDWAY  Spokane, Seattle,  Everett. Rollintf-  ham, Vancouver.  Yictoria and all  Coast points.  Daily  Arrive  Spokane,  1'erm'c.  AVinnipejr. St. Pan  Minneapolis  (i.10 p. m.  Grand Forks, Republic. Marcus  !).!.-  !).!." a. in.  Xorthport.   Ross-  land. Xclson   ICaslo, Sandoii  (i.10 p. in.  (i.10 p. m.  (i.10 p. 111.  (i.10 p. 1)1.  pre-  ��������� have no rent to pay,  and arc  pared to meet all competition.  Let me price your list before placing  your order.   Catalogue free..  M.   J.   HENRY  3010 Westminster Road.    Vancouver.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  a   "ORIENTAL LIMITED" r>  "       Daily   Overland   Trains     -**  From Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago and all  points   east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call on  or address  C. E. Preston,  Agent, Midway,  R. C  S. G. Yerkes,  A. P. A., Seattle, Wash.  When   writing    Advertisers,    Please  Mention the Gazette.

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