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 AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. HI.  No. 37.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1907.  $2.00, in Advance.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  'HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO  ESTABLISHED  1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - -...- 5,000,000  Total Assets, -  113,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED  COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPER DISCOUNTED!  84  PROSPECTOR'S  REMINISCENCES.  Al. McKinney Tells the Gazette of His  Discovery of the Cariboo.  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 thewhole or any portion, of the deposit.  Penticton Branch, J. J. Hunter, Manager.  CHARLES M. SHAW  Civil Engineer, t  Dominion   and   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  FAIRVIEW NOTES.  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  tlEDLEY,      :       :       :      :  B  H. ROGERS,  ma., b!c^  barrister, solicitor,  notary public, etc.  Vernon, B.C.  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real Estate. Mines.  Crown   Grants   Applied  For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent tor:  London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office   at  HEDLEY, B. C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  Civil & Mining Engineers  :o:  TVUINES enndi  REAL.   ESTATE  HEDLEY. B. C.  HOTEL PENTICTON  Headquarters for Tourist '"ravel.  Kates Moderate.  A. Barnes, Prop.       Pknticton', B.C.  C.Allen, Swan lake, is assisting  surveyor Parkinson.  Miss Baby Coristine is the latest  arrival.  B. G.      Road supervisor Deardorff   was in  town over Sunday.  The Golden Gate Hotel' keeps up to  the record of the past, arid that record  was good.  Mr. Carmichael came up from Kruger Mountain on Saturday, and will  return this week.       .  Arrangements are being made to  have, water on the school lot. This is  a step in the right direction.  All mail for the Boundary, Alberta,  Manitoba and the U. S. goes South  from here on Tuesdays, Thursdays  and Saturdays.  The shaft at the Stemwinder is down  450 ft. The stamp mill and cyanide  plant will be in operation this Fall or  early next Spring.  Local interest in the work of  the Sunday School is increasing. Several citizens have offered prizes for  attendance, good conduct etc.  Tbe public school here, notwithstanding the efforts of the trustees  and the promise of Inspector Gordon,  is still without a teacher.  The Okanagan Nursery Co. wil have  a large force at work this week. It is  the intention of Curtis Bros, to have  at least ten acres i>eady for seed this  fall.  "Baldy" has on a winter cap. This  mountain is in the vicinity of Camp  McKinney and can be seen from Fair-  view. It gives warning of the ap-  roach of winter.  Mr. Lee of the Stemwinder Camp is  in the Boundary district and ready to  book 50 men for work in our mine.  For underground work men are paid  from $3.50 to $5.00 a day, and surface  men $3.25.  Last week Constable Haynes removed his family and household effects  to Osoyoos. McDougall's 4 horse team  ran away with the load of furniture,  doing considerable damage to crockery  &c.  A meeting of the Fairview Conservative Association is called by President R. H. Parkinson for Sept. 24th at  the Golden Gate hotel to elect delegates to the Convention to be held at  Kamloops on the 27th inst.  Do youb Boots and Harness  NEED   REPAIRING  If so,  take them  to  Shatford's  Store, to be sent every Monday  C. V. PROSSER  HARNESSMAKER  and SHOEMAKER  Keremeos,   -  -   B. C.  Special and  Prompt Attention given  to Hedley and Princeton Towns.     33-1  Dr. Mathison, dentist, arrived in  Hedley on Thursday nipht and expects  to be here until Oct, 3. Make appointments early.  Mr. A. Boswell, of Quebec, one of  the principal share-holders in the  Kingston Gold <fe Copper Mining Go.  of this camp is also interested financially in the ill-fated Quebec bridge  which collapsed a few weeks ago. Mr.  Wells.on one of his trips east had an  opportunity to examine the bridge,  and have the plan of construction explained to him. He is therefore much  interested in the event, and is able to  make a good many points clear that  would otherwise seem vague in descriptions of the. disaster that have appeared in the papers, and in evidence  being taken at the inyestigation.  Our news item of last week which  told of the stay of Al. McKinney in  Princeton and Hedley has elicited several personal inquiries regarding the  man ; and as in some casesthe inference has been drawn that he was dissipated and had gone through his pile;  we here make further reference to him  by giving a few of the reminiscences  gleaned from him in conversation last  week.   ',  In the first place the Gazette wishes  to say that no inference reflecting on  Al. McKinney should be drawn from  the item of last week,  for none was  meant to be conveyed,  and so far as  we are aware there was never any thing  in his life, or habits to cause anyone to'  think anything but well of him.    So  far as going through any pile, to be  destitute   and  dependent   in  his old  age,  is concerned, it is not likely that  he ever had any big pile to go through,  for w'hen he owned the Cariboo with  his partner, Fred Rice, although it was  known to be very rich,  it was only a  mineral claim away off in the woods,  and it was not the pleasure of the goddess   Fortune that  its   great wealth  should go to him,  but to others'less  deserving.  '.-. The pitiable condition into which  the ravages of a dread disease had  brought him, need not be laid to any  fault of his, but should call forth on  his behalf the sympathies of all who  ;honor that sturdy class of men whose  services to the country have been but  inadequately acknowledged, and of  which class he is a very fair type.  As he told his story with difficult  articulation lying on the floor of the  cell which sheltered him, at times the  spirit of the old prospector would come  out and he seemed to live again the  old scenes.  It was in the spring of 1887 that he,  along with Fred Rice, Burnha m (whom  he referred to sis " the old man ") and  Edward  Lefevre, afterwards   known  among Boundary prospectors as "old  Frenchy," left Colville.    Passing Rock  Creek they found Charlie Dietz and  others placer mining on White Bar on  the north fork of Rock Creek.   They  stayed for a while at Dietz's placer  camp and from there started to look  over the ridge of country lying between the two forks.   Pushing on towards ** Old Baldy," their shins scraped  with the crust on the snow, for it was  a late spring, they came, on May 27th,  1887,  upon an open  bare spot  overlooking a nice little stream which was  flowing southward towards the south  fork of Rock   Creek,   into   which  it  emptied after making several windings  towards the east.   On this bare knoll  they found quartz outcrop decomposed  in which the gold was plainly seen in  abundance,  there  being no necessity  for panning to find it, although they  did gather up some of the more decomposed matter and panned in the stream  near by, getting not colors but a little  long ridge of gold that  they   could  gather   into   little   heaps   with their  thumb nails on- the bottom rim of the  pan.    From  the surface exposures it  appeared wrongly that the vein was  running north and south, and the first  claim staked was the Cariboo, running  1500 feet north and south by 600 feet  in width as the law then required for a  mineral claim.   This claim thev located in the name of McKinney and Rice.  Some more prospecting around showed  more outcroppings to the east that in  the excitement of the discovery they  took   to   be   another   parallel   vein.  Burnham complained bitterly that he  was not let in on the Cariboo,  or as  McKinney put it, "he cried."   Then  they told him  to put stakes  on the  ground to' the  east.     This   wouldn't  .satisfy him, until McKinney took him  over to it and showed him the gold in  it.      They   gathered   a panful,   and  the decomposed quartz was like white  ashes.   They took  this down  to the  creek and panned it out, getting $2.50  worth of gold in  the one pan.    This  ground   was   also staked   north  and  south  1500 feet,  but by   getting the  posts too near the Cariboo centre line  they only got a width of 500 feet or a  little less.   This claim was called the  Amelia, and was in the name of Burn-  ham  and Lefevre.     The   camp  they  called Mckinneyj  and the creek Rice  creek.  The next move was to record the  claim, and this they did with Henry  Nicholson at Rock Creek, from whom  they had obtained their miners' licences ; and so well were they all satisfied  with the find that there was no more  thought of prospecting just then, but  a burning desire instead to get down  into it and see what they had below.  Tools and supplies were brought in  and a 60 foot shaft was sunk. Austen  Hamar, he said, was his principal assistant in the sinking of this shaft.  Next year he let his interest go to  Spokane parties, among whom he  mentioned.Tames Monaghan, Geo. B.  McAuleyand Clement King. The purchasers, it appeared, were in little  better shape to operate it than he was  himself, and he mentioned of one time  that Monaghan would have backed  out and given him the interest back.  No mention was made of the price  for which he had parted with his interest, and under the circumstances  the Gazette forebore trying to elicit  the information ; but if we remember  right it has been talked around Camp  McKinney that the. sum paid was  something like $7,000.  The writer remembers the circumstances under which Mr. Monaghan  afterwards disposed of his shares in the.  mine some ten years afterwards. Besides the money which he had taken  out in dividends during these ten years  he disposed of his stock in the company  at 60 cents per share in 1898 and his  holdings were sufficiently large to give  him something' over $400,000 in cash.  Monaghan afterwards made large investments in Spokane, which have  greatly increased in value, and he is  now in receipt of a large annual  income.  When he began to operate the Cariboo in April 1894, he was almost bankrupt, for then the trade depression was  at its worst. He obtained a secondhand ten-stamp mill off tbe Rainbow  claim in Washington state which he^  bought on credit and hauled in to McKinney, standing off the customs for  several months for the duty, and having an understanding with the miners  he brought in with him, that their  pay was to come out of the ore,, and  they were to take their chances on  that, the same as he was doing.  After all it is seen that the harder  the times the better it is for operating  a gold mine. The Cariboo paid big  from the first drop of the stamps on  the 2tth of April, 1894.  AL McKinney, now down on his luck,  has done much prospecting since then,  but Fortune knocked only once at his  door. The hope that springs eternal  in the human breast, however, stayed  with him and took him into the Hope  mountains on this his last trip to make  another stake to leave with his daughter, for he had years ago made up his  mind to the inevitable, concerning  his own fate. His strength failed him,  and he would have died alone in the  mountains had he. not been found and  brought in.  COMING ALONG  STEADILY  Grading on the V. V: & E. to  Hedley Has Fairly  Begun.  THE FORCE STEADILY INCREASING  Stewart & Welch's First Camp on Upper Flat of Price Estate ��������� Much of  Route to be Done by Station Work.  During the past two weeks more  men have been corning in to increase  the grading force on the portion now  being covered by Stewart & Welch on  the first five miles out of Keremeos.  Last week the arrival, of laborers  over-taxed the camping equipment for  a short time until more could be provided.  As the railway right of, way encroached on the wagon road, a new  road was made by the graders for use  by wagons.  A. Kellett, the former superintendent in charge of Stewart & Welch's  construction Work, is engaged near  Spokane, but Geo. Cunningham, who  was formerly with Kellett in charge of  the commissary, is now walking boss,  and Mr. McAlpine is general superintendent.  There will be considerable steam  shovel work on the lower section and  to use the shovel the track will be  carried on a few miles from its present  end which is now a little over a mile  this side of Keremeos station.  The route will take the road across  the river near the present camp and a  tote bridge will be thrown across the  river to accommodate that portion of  it, although the work along the other  side of the river, until it re-crossp.. this  side of Ashnola, will be light, with the  exception of a small piece near Ashnola. Most of the. rock Work will be  done as station work, and already the  takes are being apportioned.  The engineer on construction is Mr.  L. M. Hale, who was over the route  last week as far as Hedley.  THE CANADIAN NEWSPAPER DIRECTORY FOR 1907  The running of regular trains into  Keremeos is still further postponed  until Oct. 1.  The Boundary mail now comes by  V. V. & E. to Oroville, by stage from  Oroville to Penticton and by stage  from Penticton to Hedley. It is understood that no arrangements have  yet been made for using the V.V.������fcE.  in transportation of the mails to Keremeos when the regular trains are running. If such were done it would reduce the time very much.  Tuesday's mail brought to hand two  of the B. C. coast papers, the Colonist  of Victoria, and the Province, of Vancouver, whose Saturday issues were  most creditable nunjbers. TheColonist  was their regular Saturday edition swollen to 40 pagesj but the  Province number was a special effort  entitled the "Land of Opportunity"  number, and was a production that  readers would do well to keep, for it is  much too good to destroy. An article  which it contains that is of special interest to us here, is the scholarly, descriptive write-up by A. N. St. J. Mild-  may���������an article rising in pints to real  prose-poetry and affording the reader  a half-hour of genuine pleasure.  We have just received from the publishers, A. McKini, Limited, of Montreal and Toronto, a copy of the 1907  edition of the Canadian Newspaper  Directory.  This is the fourth edition of this valuable work, which is filling a very real  need in Canada, and deserves a place  on the desk of every businiss man. It  is the only newspaper directory published in Canada that has gone beyond  a first edition, and it has now become  the standard work of reference for all  information about newspapers.  It not only lists and describes fully  every periodical in the country, giving  full particulars but itsupplies, as well,  a comprehensive Gazetteer of the  Dominion.  Comparing this editien with former  ones, we note a large increase in the  number of papers which have supplied  detailed statements of circulation.  Tho. rapid growth of the new western  provinces is very apparent, for they  are credited with twice as many papers as in 1905.  The McKim Advertising Agency,  publisher of the work, has been formed  into a limited company, capitalized at  $200,000, to be known as A. McKim,  Limited, with headquarters at Montreal, a branch office in Toronto, and  representatives in New York and  London, Eng. This change has been  made to facilitate the handling of  their steadily increasing business.  Ever since this business was founded  by Anson McKim, more than twenty  years ago, the McKim Agency has  stood high in favor with both publisher and advertiser. Their methods are  up-to-date���������enterprising, progressive,  and systematic to a degree.  The firm has won an enviable reputation for fair dealing and prompt  payments and is undoubtedly at the  head of the profession in this country. THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER 26,    1907.  4aK'lK<llt9.-$H*tte'  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on Thursdays, by the Hi'm.i'V (I.\y.vvri  J'Ki.vriN'ti a.vii I'cm.isiu.vi; Co.mpanv.  Ll.MI'i'Kii.   at   Hedley, B.���������*.'.  l'i .;��������� Year   Six Months.,.  Subscriptions in Advance  Advertising Rates  ....e-'.'Ki'i.Kt  ! servici.'to a- weekly  mail   it  might in  I sonic cases take almost three  weeks.  : To all remonstrances'from  the  people  ; upon whom this outrage wa.s  imposed  iiMr. .Mulnck was  deaf  as 'a  post:   and  i ���������  : his successor, Lcnticux,   is. equally  in  ; need of tlie services of an car  special-  Muloek w.-is winning great glory  , and receiving the plaudits of admirers  I in the ea.sL by reason of these so.called  I economies which were to make the P.  j 0. department produce a. big surplus ;  Measurement. 1'2 lines to'the inch.  Land Notices���������Certillcates of improvement. ���������''<-'���������  $7.im for (id-day notices, iuul S5.00 I'm- oO-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one , . .  inch. Sl.Wi for one insertion, 2C> cents for j and to  further  ingratiate   himself  Ik  each snlisoe|ueut insertion.   Over one inch. ' .  . .... ���������  Id cents iior line for first insertion and 5 I was promising   rural   dehveiy   to   the  cents per lino for each subseepicnt insertion, j ',./-.'  Transients payable in advance, i farmers ot Ontario.  Contract Advertisement;;���������One ineli per month |                   ���������, ������������������.,���������,.,,.,   .,  ,.   . . ,     ������������������������  $l.:'..'i; over 1 inch nnrt up to I inclies, Sl.(X) i .  THE BANK OF  County Court of Yale.  SITTINGS of the County Court of Yule will  he held ns follows, viz,: At; Fraternity  Hull, Hedley. on Thursday, October 17th, l'K'7;  and at the Court Mouse. Princeton, on Sntur-  diiy, Octoberli'th, I'M": at II o'doek in the fore-  nnnn of eitcli day.   Hy Comttwnd,  ���������'5-td  'JI'l.'Gir HUNTER,  Kogistrar County Court. ���������  Notice of Dissolution.  ONE    OF   THR'   OLDEST    BANKS   DOING   BUSINESS   IN   THIS  COUNTRY���������-VI BRANCHES IN CANADA AND THE U.S.  H. STJKBMAN, General Manager  J. EL.MSLY,������������������'.Supt. of Branches  Paid-Up Capital,  Reserve,  $4,866,666  ������2,238,666  BANKING   BY   MAIL  per inch permniith. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches. 011  application, rites will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  ��������� of time.  Advertisements will be changed once evel'j'  month if advoHi.'er desires, witliout uny extra  charge. For changes oftcner than once a month  the price ol' composition will be charged at  regular .ratus.  Changes for contract- advertisements should  be in the oltice by noon on Tuci'iluy to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEGRAW, iManaging h'dltor.  ���������'till Moon  . -'1st  Last epiar.  -.S'tli.  1907  e'-^V  New Moon  7th  First, qnar.  Ilth.  1907  Sua. Moii. Tues. Wed. Thti. Fri. Sat.  "  1  ���������^  ������"������  4  0  0  7  a  10  11  12  13  1-1  ir>  10  17  IS  .19  20  21  22  2o  '2-1-  2.i  2(i  27  28  2fl  '-SO  4tJga*grt^jn-2JL������������nfc������a3^j^jL-g=*^^ .'  RECOVERING   FROM   RELAPSE  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  Two courses,, are   open   to   Duncan  Ross "M. P.    Hi   can   have   the   election in   Yale-Cariboo  brought   ������m. "at  the same time as  that .in   other  constituencies    throughout Canada,   and  i thus take a fair fighting chance   with  j the other candidates . throughout the  \ Dominion ; or he'can have it  made a.  s by-election    in    the    hope    that    the  1 Laurier  government   will    be   again  sustained and  he will   thus   get   the  i benefit of such advantage  as   always  pertains to the candidate supporting  the party in power. The former would  be the fair and  mauls* course  to  follow, while the latter  would  be���������well,  very   like   Duncan    Ross,      In    ISSKi  when the country  was not nearly  as  well-developed,, or had anything- like  the     transportation      facilities     and  NOTICK is hereby given Unit the partnership  heretofore subsisting between us. the undersigned, as hotel-keepers in the town of lled-  ! ley, I'.C., has been this day dissolved by mutual  consent. All debts owing to tlio said paitnor-  ship are to be paid to Frank H. McArthur at  Medley aforesaid, and all claims against the  said partnership are to be presented to the said  Frank B. Me: Arthur, by whom the same will  he paid.  Witness: I    I!. .7. KRMOND.  A. Mia; 1:aw.    I    Fha.vic R. McAitTiiua.  '17-1 ; .  Notice of Dissolution.  Accounts of parties living at, n, <l'stance receive every attention.     *V Deposits win be-  made through tho mail, and sums added thereto and withdrawn at. any time.  II J "rafts issued, payable utall points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley   Branch,  L. G. MacHafne, Manager  NOTICK is hereby given that the partners'up  heretofore subsisting between us, the  undersigned, as hotel-keepers in the town'of  Hedley. B. C; has been this day dissolved by  mutual consent.. All debts 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 the said  John Lind. by whom the same will be settled.  Bated at Hedley. this llJt.li day of September,  A. I). 11)07.  Witness: /   .JOHN PF.TKRSON.  A. Mkgkaw.    I    .JOHN LIND.       ''li-5  Notice of Forfeiture  To Joseph MeDcrmott and any! person or persons to whom ho may have transferred his  interest in the Edwin Fractional Mineral  Claim, situated on Nickel Plutc mountain,  in the Osoyoos Division of Vale District.  YOU are hereby required to take notice that  1 have expended for assessment and for recording certilicate of'work on the above mimed  K5EI^������5*2HSE"  HOTEL SIMlLKflMEEN  ���������  HEDL&y, B. 6.    The improved   mail service  between  southern   Okanagan  points   and    the  Boundary district,   now-'permits  passengers and  mail   to   reach  Penticton  twenty-six   hours   fioni    Greenwood.  This beats half a   week   all   to  pieces;  and yet a- little-' over eleven   years  ago  when  the  Tories   were   running   the  postal service,   anel  when  Greenwood  was a little ehichan  of-less  than   100  population : and when the total   number of inhabitants  between  Penticton  and Grand Forks would probably not  exceed one-tenth of the present population  of Greenwood  alone,    it, only  took- thirty-six   hours  for  passengers  anil mail   to   reach   Greenwood   from'  Pcn'tieton  although   horseflesh   alone  was available to put it there.   Those  wen- the. days when the.postal service  wa.s regarded ay a   public utility,  and  the-pioneers out   on  the outskirts  of  civilization   gob   a   square   deal,    although at election times they were too  few   to make   their, votes   count.    It  was  when, in order  to  provide  more  largesse for the "sisters and the cousins and the -aunts"  of  greedy  parliamentarians that cheese-p'aaring   politicians e>f the Mulock  type, conceived  the idea of squeezing surplus revenue  out of the. P. 0. Dept, and  to  do so,  ��������� had to seriously   impair   the   service.  Numerous instances might  be cited to  .show the' inconvenience and   loss  entailed upon the public by  this impairment of the mail   .service,   but one  or  two   will   sul'licc.   auel   like    charity,  which should begin at home,   we   will  take our examples From  Yale-Cariboo.  The distance   between   Camp McKinney and    Fairview - is   28'   miles,   and  Fairview having the   Government ag-  gt'iicy, it was most important that the  postal   facilities should    afford   every  mean:-at hand for speedy  communication,    Before   Mr.   Muloek's  f:heese-  paring   economies1   were    brought   te>  bear on that mail route it was possible  to send a   letter out  from   McKinney  to   Fairview   by   the   morning   stage  and get a reply from the  government  office by the return stage on  the  next-  evening ;   but after  that service  was  cut off in  1001,   when  McKinney wa.s  still in   a flourishing  condition,  mail  ma tier between these two points (only  28 miles apart) Intel to make the circuit  via Greenwood, Nelson, Arrow Lakes,  Kevelstoke, Sicanirnis  and  Penticton,  ami it took two weeks to get a reply.  With still further abridgement during  tjie past two years which reduced  the  means   of   communications   which'  it  claim, SlOioO. being the expenditure necessary  j to enable 1110 to hold sum-claim, and yon are  hereby required to contribute your share or  proportion of such expenditure together with  all costs of advertising. "If you fail or refuse to  contribute such amount, including advertising,  within lid 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.,'1!107.  now possesses, the. Conservative .government found, no difficulty in. holding the election here; at the same time  as in either parts of the country. In  the two su'eceding ejections, 'however,  our Liberal 'riders have seen fit to  bring on the contest here "a" couple  of weeks after the general result  has been known. If Mr. Ross has  any desire to do justice to his constituents, now, he will see. to it that we  all get a square deal at the next  election ; and he may rest assured  that if be fail to do this, it will he-  remcmberecl against him, or- any  other Liberal   candidate,    when    the  ballots go into the boxes next year.���������  Vernon News. [And the News in  ;referring to the election of ISDO, might  also have aelded that Yale-Cariboo was  then larger in extent bj* the amount  of tlie'area Of AY. A. G'alii'he'r'.s  riding  ,������������������(-11  GEORGE H. CAHILL.  NOTICE.  OSOYOOS LAND D[STRICT.  District ok Yai.k.  TAKK NOTICK that 1, Robert t'arow Armstrong, of Kereineos, occupation���������rancher.  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described land:������������������  Commencing- at a post planted ht the north  west corner of tho Indian reserve where it joins  Lot USIi.. thence west IK) chains; thence south 10  chains; thence east '"0 chains; thence; north W  chains to point of commencement, anel containing 120 acres, more or less.  KOI1KUT C-AlllOW AKMSTKONO.  Dated-Sept.-Kith,'11107.   - 37-10  TttE, LEADING  ftOTEL  OF  THE  SlMILKfM&EN VALLEY  This  house is  new and strictly  first class  in  every respect,-   being equipped  with all  , modern conveniences���������electric light,  tele  phone', baths, etc.        :  :       Rates 111 oderate..,.-���������-.'  W. T. ATHERTON,  Proprietor.  NOTICE.  To Tins DoAim ok Lici-nci- C'o.m.missioxkhs,  Simii.i'.ami'kn' LiCK.vsr.ve: Distkict:  which  has since   been   taken   out   of ] *T--\5CK NfJTICK that t intend to apply for  ��������� ������������������      ' :-    ������������������    ��������� ��������������������������� ���������      '.'-'      - I x      permission to transfer the licence of the  Commercial Hotel. Hedley. froniH.,). Kdinond  to Frank B. McArthur nrnVThonins Guincy.  Yale-Cariboo.;���������Ed.,]  MWN*v<Viimtm,\Ji������vw*.u*i,umwiimiwBSE238a&  m  BaBMHa  c4fraA������*W������lAUW*W4WA'**W*'a&Aa^  NOTICE.  M7-."-  R. J. KDMOND.  Certificate- of Improvements.  PARIS" Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICK that I, William Arnott. of  1 Hedley. B. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B,"555, intend, sixty days from elate hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  n Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 'M, niiisfc be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  .  Dated this 10th day of Sept.. A.D. 1007.     36-10  NOTICE.  APPLICATION   FOR   TRANSFER  OF   LIQUOR   LICENCE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I will make application to the Hoard of Licence Commissioners of the Similkameun Licensing District  at its next meeting for a transfer of the Liquor  Licence held by Lloyd A. .Manly for the (Ireat  Northern lintel, situate on Lots,Block I, town-  site of Princeton, It. e\, from the said Lloyd A.  Manly to L. A. Alanlyand Peter Swanson, trading under the llrm mime of Manly & Swanson.  Dated this I llh day of September, A.D. 1007.  IWi-.'i LLOYD A. MANLY.  NOTICE.  Si.Mii.i'A.Mi:i:N Land Distkict.  Distkict ok Yai-k.  TAK'K   NOTICK  that  1, Joseph  Mnrscl, of  ���������i-     Olalla. occupation ���������rancher, intend to apply for  permission  to purchase the following  described hind ;���������  Coiiimenci!igaf.a. post planted at N.K. corner  of reservation. Ivercmeeis Creek: thence west;  in chains, thence north Xfl chains, thence east 10  chains, thence south 80 chains to place of commencement.  JOSKIMI  MARSKL.  Dated Sept. 7th. 1007. ���������'.-.-ID  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "LITTLE JOE" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Osoyops Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located : On Nickel Pluto mountain.  TAKK NOTICE that I. K. A. Wlullans. as  agent for Vv*. E. Burritt, F.M.C!. No. B12701.  and self. F.M.C. No. B5.*7I, intend, (ill days from  elate hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a,Certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Cirant of the above  claim.  Anel Further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of September, 1007.   .'17-10  NOTICE.  WHEN, YOU HANKER FOK  Fresh Beef,  or  Cured Meatsf    Fish or Poultry  CALL UP PHONE No. 5  .AND TELL YOUR WANTS'"TO  R. Jo EB>M<S>NID)9.' - / /HB fctelkr  %  X  I  X  X  1  I  i  X  X  Certificate of Improvements.  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.  i  TO HORSE BREEDERS:  ANYONE interesteelin fine horse flesh shoulel  not fail to take advantage of the "Fall  Season"���������from Sept. 15th to Oct. ,'iOth���������of the  Similkameen Valley Coach Horse Association's  fancy Stallion.  " Diplomatic"  at greatly reduced rates (ft'" leap, ������8 season, or  $12 to insure). Owners are reciucsted to bring  or send their mares to \V. .1. "Miinory or arrange  to meet, him at Keremeos.  "Zecrust Fraction."   "Florence Lot IW)"   and'  "The Kitty  Fraction"   Mineral  Claims,  situate in  the Osoyoos Mining Division  of Yale District.   'Where located:  Camp  iredloy. :  TAKE XOTICK that I, Chas. deli. C'rcen. as  agent for Thos. Rrndshiuv, F. M. C. No.  H'-ii. mid for Goo. Miles Gilbert, F. .11. C. No.  H;'i.').'i!l, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Certillcates  of Improvements, for the purpose or obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  seel ion 'M, must be commenced before the issuance of such Cerfilicatcs of Improvements.  Dated Ibis int.h day of Kept.. A.D. l'K'7.  :ili-!ii C. 11KU-. ('KI'KN.  Route of the  Oriental  ay  Limited  E S  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  35-7  THE SECRETARY.  "Little Pittsburgh." "Florence Lot (i.*)!'," "Bullion Beck" and "Whale" .Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of  Yale District. Whore located: Camp  lied ley.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, Chas. deB. Creen. as  agent for Thos. Bradsluiw, Free Minor's  Certificate No. Hfii'iA"), intend, sixty (lays from  elate hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, tor flie purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.  And  further take notice that action, under  section ')7, must be commenced before tlvi issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of Sept., A.D. WO".  IIO-IO C. bkB. GREKN.  LEAVES OROVILLE DAILY 5:00 A. M.; ARRIVES 10:15 P- M.  Comfortable and Fast Service to  Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria &  Eastern   Points  M. COSTELLO,     -     Agent,     -    Oroviile, Wash.  P. 11. BURNHAH, D. F. & P. A., Grand Forks, B. C  DIRECT   CONNECTIONS   AT    SPOKANE    WITH  EAST   AND   WESTBOUND   OVERLAND   TRAINS THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,    SEPTEMBER 20,   1907.  3  f  REV ELY'S  S TABLE  Headquarters for all Stage Lines  Express Office in Connection  Your wants for Livery or Team  Work will be attended to  by culling Phono 12.  W.   F.  REVELY,   Proprietor.  Town and District.  ^V*a������������4^0M������*^a<������<fla������'4c������^^^0d5'ie'^������l<������i*l^������������  *  ������������������������  K  ���������'���������H  *i  ,x  K  K  I  'K  I  ���������t  *������  '���������*������  I  HOTEL  HED LEY  Established 1900  Q V I K T ���������'���������AX I)   CON VBNIK.VT.  SrECiAt. ArrnxTiox Givkx  to the Traveu.in'C- Pcni.tc.  itzr Rates  Moderate. .1E&  D.  G. HACKNEY  Prop, and Manager  X  X  X  X  X  X  :X  X  X.  X  I.  Mrs. Wm. Arnot 'returned .on Saturday from it visit to her sister, Mrs.  AV. R. Megaw, at Vernon.  A break in the flume during the  curly hourf of .Sunday morning caused  a shut-down of the mill for part of the  forenoon.  Harry Rose went, to Fairview last  week to officiate as wine clerk in the  Golden Gate hotel for the proprietor,  Harry Jones'.  E. D. Boeing cahie deiwn from  Princeton on Tuesday's stage, and reports work well along on the new  school there.     ..'..���������������������������  The thermometers at the Nickel  Plate are out of commission at present  and hence no registrations are' give:  this week from the 'mine.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  .'+^+-++^<*>-+~+**^^+<+&4>&'&*<><>+^<><>^fr<������><+<  Tom Guiney has taken an interest  in the Commercial . hotel, CR. J. Ecl-  mond having disposed;'o'f his to Frank  B. McArthur, who in turn has formed  a partnership with T. Guiney.     '���������'.";���������������������������'.  P. H.; Burnham; i of Grand Forks,  district, freight and passenger agent of  the Great Northern made a trip  through here last, week to see the. country and confer'with business men on  transportation matters.  C J. Wilson of P. Burns Co. accompanied Mr. Burnham through last  week. Mr. E..E. Wlieeler of Bridgeport, Conn, was also hi the party and  returned with Mr. Burnham on Saturday. .;  Mr. D. S. Hamilton, of Prineville,  Oregon, is visiting'his son Mr.S. E.  Hamilton, and is, accompanied by his  sister, Mrs. John Campbell. - They  came in on Tuesday of last week, and  their arrival was a welcome surprise,  for it was quite  unexpected.  L. W. Shatford, M. P. P. made a  flying trip in from Penticton last week  and remained for a day.   He is busy  Mr. and Mrs. Ii, Elmhirst  intend to j  spend Fair week at the Coast. j  Mrs. Patterson, Olalla, is the   guest j  of Mrs. .Taiiies Elmhirst. '       )  Chas. Wilson, Greenwood, passed  through Kercniuos on Friday.  Mr. Win. Armstrong. Olalla, will remove to Sheep Creek  in   Octobei.  Merchant Shaw was at Night Hawk  last week.  Miss Campbell, who arrived lately  from,Scotland, is spending a few days  with her friend Mrs, Moyes at   Olalhu  Several carloads of freight from Vancouver and other points are at tlie  Keremeos station.  'Mr. . Conklin is putting a fence  around the 'gaol-lot and the place is attractive eriough for even Bill Miner.  Constable Ewart and Hans Richter  started from here on Wednesday for  Vancouver with a large baud of-horses.  A school house will not be erected  here this fall, but the promised grant  will hold"good'for. next year.  COLD WEATHER is coming, and  you will require'a NEW STOYE.  6tf.lt N@W  ���������r's  these days mastering details in connection with S. O. L. Co'.management  at Penticton with a view to relieving  his brother W. T. who is going off for  a holiday.  The,road gang on. tlie . Twenty-mile  wagon road movetl camp on .Sunday.  The new camp is located but a very  short, distance from.-the--forks, and  some work is (lone beyond that point.  A mile or so above the Forks, the canyon opens out,: and building will be  much' easitu*.'  Mr. L. M. Hale, resident engineer-in'  charge of V. V. &E. construction from  Kereineos to Hedley was in town on  Friday last, taking a run oyer the  route and sizing up the situation. Mr.  Kennedy, the chief engineer, whose  headquarters are still in Midway  makes occasional trips over.  J. J. Marks was down from the  Golden Zone last week and.Paul Brod-  hagen this week. They report work  to be progressing favorably in getting  everything in readiness for development. Paul has been attending to  the teaming' of ��������� supplies; which are  now being token in over the new road  which they made to connect with the  Niekel Plate-Penticton wragon road.  NOTICE.  To the Chirk Licence Iksi'ECTok, Simii.ica-  MEEX LtCKNSI.S'tt Distkict :���������  fAKE NOTICE that I intend to apply to the  * Boarel of Licence Commissioners for the  Siinilkanieen Licensing District, for permission  to transfer the licence for the (.'rent Northern  Hotel, Hedley, from Peterson Bros. & Lind to  John Lind.  311-3 JOHN PETKRSON.  METEOROLOGICAL.  ���������k^^^^^^^^^^^"������ialsl������i������"<fl������dQi������i9'iis^^iii������  *  *  at  x  $  ?  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  "WiRI!RsS������aiS).  ~���������*BS&W!l!-  Great Northern  Hotel  A new house containing more bcel  room aceouiniodation than any  other hotel in town. Table- and  bar   ilrst - class.    Rates  moderate.  PKTKl'SON BROS & LIND,  Proprietors.  X  X  X  X  X  %  X  X  1  X  X  X  X  I  X  X  X  X  X  'i  ���������5  X  X  X  X  ������  X  X  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Sept.   21st :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum        Minimum  Sep 15 .. ���������        .. ���������  10 .. '       ���������        .. ���������  18 '.'. ���������        '.'. ���������  19 .. ���������       .. ���������  20 .. ���������        .. ���������  Average maximum temperature ���������.���������.  Average, minimum  do  Mean temperature ���������.  Rainfall for the week   .      inches.  Snowfall       "        "       1.  . coukksponoino week or last veak  Highest  maximum  temperature GO  Average  maximum  do  03.42  Lowest minimum  do  32  Average  minimum  dei  ���������    13.  Mean  elo  58.21.  AT  Tin  2 MILL.  Maximum  Minimum  Sep 15  81  47  10  58  ,  #  -12  17  50  4-1  IS  59  -t'-S  10  (ia  t  s  HO  20  71  t  r  30  21  81  . ,  44  Average maximum temperature 0-1.42  Average minimum do 42.57  Mean elo 53.49  Rainfall for the week   .82   inches  G'OKKESI'ONDINCJ WKEI" 01'' LAST YKAU  Highest maximum temperature 80.  Average            do  do  77.71  Lowest minimum  do  13.  Average          elo  do  45.28  Mean  do  01.-10  On Saturday Miss 'Armstrong lost  her goldwatch between .-Kereineos  and the "R". ranch. The letters R.H.A.  are engraved on the case.  P. H. Burnham of. Grand Forks general passenger agent for the V.V. <fcE.  is here attending to the company's  business.  Mrs. McDonald of Olalla- was here on  Monday. Her Kereineos friends were  glad to see her well again after her  serious illness. -    ���������    ���������  .  Mr. Shatford, M. P. P., was in town  on Thursday. He is always a. welcome  visitor. He returned by special to  Penticton on Saturday.  Mr. Chase, who for several years  managed the Webster ranch here, is  now on his little ranch between Keremeos and Olalla.  The "R" ranch is still the properly  of Mrs.. Lowe. There is no . more desire blfo-raucli in.the beautiful valley of  the Similkameen than this.  From many reports I conclude that  melons-are looked upon as anybody's  property. However, a few ripe ones  slioiiid'be left "for the. owner of the  ranch.  J. J. Armstrong-was at W. H. Armstrong's ranch at Delmar on Saturday.  Meu are now threshing the oats grown  on one hundred acres. The yield will  be about 70 bushels to the acre.  'Win. H. Armstrong, Vancouver,  will be here on October 1st to inspect  the work of the.Keremeos Land Co.  Mr. J. C. Woodrow, also of Vancouver, will accompany him.-  Mr. & Mrs. Coleman arrived home  from the Coast on Thursday. They  returned via Spokane. The climate  here is paradise compared with.the  climate at Vancouver.  Mr. Royer has purchased a lot convenient to the V. V. & E.' station, anel  is pntttDg up a barn and warehouse  ���������10 x.75 ft. His'stages will run in connection with the V. V. & E. trains between Keremeos and Hedley and  Princeton. Another good Hue. would  be Kereineos and Fairview.  Gold Commissioner Hunter, of  Princeton was in town on Wednesday  and Thursday, making arrangements  with contractors Stewart and Welch  for the rating of their construction  outfits, gathering in shekels from pro:  perty holders for the Government,  and to see old friends. Mr. Gladden  of Hedley accompanied him.  Ed. William's, from Georgia, U.S.  suffered a severe stroke of paralysis  on Monday. He was alone in his cabin on Shuttleworth Creek at the time  and was in that helpless state for 24  liours before he was discovered by Mr.  Watson's daughter who 'happened to  go near the cabin. He was at once re>-  moved to Mr. Ivirby's house, and is  now under Dr. MeEwen's treatment.  ' In the  matter  of  the late assistant  Post Master and my notes, I. say without any hesitation that I am  not  prepared to withdraw any of my  words.  The item complained of by him is very  mild.    If he did not leave the ollice  of  ���������'his own sweet will" anel in a storm of  juigcr, he must have taken his sudden  departure in obedience te> the  forcibly  expressed will of some   other   person.  The     social     atmosphere     continues  cloudy and  the   harnionv desired   by  royalty does not reign, but the supply  of things not consistent with gooel  en--  der is in evidence.   When a man shows  a sincere desire to resist an  evil habit  and makes a reasonable  effort to  do  right, 1 am more  than  willing to  ex-  tenel to him ahelpintrhaneland a word  of encouragement, but T neither give  nor ask for sympathy for sponges and  hypocrites.    I  will always aim to give  every man fair play.    I do not expect  to have the support of a man, who for  a glass of rum would defend the devil.  Such men make good strangers.  T We have a large range of McClary  Famous Air Tight heaters and.  box StOVeS���������ALL  SIZES AND   PRICES���������  from $5^00 to. . . . .;. . . ... .. .$25-00  "I If we haven't what you want we  can get it for you om short notice.  gHATFORDS, JjIMITED  FA I RV'-'IEW   and  HEDLEY.  t  t  ���������  t  ^^.^^<^>^.^>^t>^-<i>^>^^^>^^<^4^<^^^.^<^<^^>^^^^<>> <>^4><^^  Keremeos New Townsite  Now.On the Market.  Station will be in the  & E. Railway  town.  ..'-...:.-..:-.  TheV. V.  centre of the.  Now is.the time to get your lots, before the first  train conies up  the  valley.  Choice.1, 2 and 3 acre kits all around town site.  a few  left  ie 10 acre Fruit lots are going fast,   Just  Now is the time to double vour ntonev.  For Full Particulars Apply to  Keremeos Land Co., Keremeos, B.C.  J. J. Armstrong. Manager  Town Lots  $roo, $200 L.  and $250  1, 2 and 3 Acre  Lots $300 Acre  10 Acre Lots  $200 per Acre  Terms Easy  C. L. Ouraniiiigrs  BLACKSMITH  Horse Shoeing A Specialty !!  _  WHEELWRIGHT  and REPAIR SHOP  Stand opposite  Central Hotel, Keremeos  THE  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL  *      *     *     #      >  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  ������4^^<M'M*������<3������������^^M^I^k������4l^l^^^^,������ta4l^^i������^li������  E.verut.liing New and   First-Gliiss  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid- to   the   Table.  X  X.  K  X  *  K  K  x  K  x  *���������  X  *:  X  K  ������  t  s  K  THE  Great' Northern  Hotel'  Princeton  Is noteel over the entire elist-  riet for excellence of botli table  :   :   :   :       anel liar.       :   "   :   :  All the wants of tlie travelling  publie   carefully   iittendcel    to.  i  X  i  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  X  X  X  'n'n^t*B^'n^V>^i^H^������'������i?^^l^'^ln^H>SH*t  in^.'YBftenes tan Zinc sr (foppefv-v  ���������)ur codrk ig glriclii/ firil*c)Qs.s^(p  SJur prices are "loaer for tfia same-,  , guoYihf afjtDBrh iftan elaaojici-e v? tf ���������&  Bon't InV our ������QrS fori! "^i^Senflusa  triot DrSsi-j^-*- ?Dic jJlatea prove H >?^><"^  Jmir/W COLUMBIA THE  HEDLEY  GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER  26,   1907.  THE ROCK CREEK BRIDGE.  To the  Editor of "The 'Hkdmsy  Gazette,"���������  ' Detir Sir: As the Gazette is the recognizee! ollicial organ of the Similkameen riding, I would ask you to publish in your next issue the enclosed  copy of a letter addressed' to the  Boundary Creek Times in reply to an  editorial which appeared in that paper  in its issue of Sept. Oth.  As the editorial in question contained so' inuch that was contrary to facts,  I consider in justice, to our representative, and to the ('overninent that the  earliest, anel fullest publicity should he  given to a correct' statement of the  situation. Thanking you for your  courtfsy, I am, dear sir,  Yours truly,  H. S. PiTTEXimieiit.  Rock Creek, B.C., Sept. 12th, 1907.  PROPERTY  Is  A  Good,  Safe  HEDLEY  I n vestment  To THE Editor.' of " tjjk Boundary  Cheek Times,"���������  Dear Sir: An editorial under the  caption, "The Rock Creek Bridge,"appeared in your issue of the Oth hist,  containing such glaring inaccuracies  which may be presumably ascribed to  your ignorance of the facts, as the  key-note of your article is so insistent  in condemning partisan bias.  Your statement " that local parties  were, making ready for the enterprise,  possibly with the mistaken view that  by having preliminaries under way  they could influence-) the judgment of  the engineer," is entirely erroneous.  Pull plans of the bridge; to be constructed "above the mouth of Rock Creek"  were forwarded from the Lands and  Works Dept., Victoria, to the district-  superintendent of roads and instructions given by him to the foreman of  the work, before a stick of timber was  cut. The situation of the bridge is  evidently bete noir, and in reading between the lines Of the .flimsy arguments advanced against it. it is stune-  what difficult to determine whether  partisan bias or dense ignorance of the  subject is the predominating factor.  Perhaps a few facts in connection with  the inception e>f the bridge may tend  to clear the editorial cranium and lead  to a more intelligent comprehension of  the situation.  For some few years past the residents of this portion of the Similkameen riding have petitiemed the. Government, through their representative,  the necessity of a bridge at thecrossing  of the Kettle liver at Rock Creek, the  natural thoroughfare for accommodating not only the -'hill fanners" but the  farmers above Rock Creek. The lower  portion of the Rettle river being already spanned by two bridges, one at  Ingram's and one at Midway, the  building of the Rock Creek bridge  equally divides the stretch of river  between Rock Creek and Midway,  there luting about seven miles between  each bridge. The site of the bridge,  now under construction, is an exceptionally good oue, the river bed is good  and the cource of the current of the  stream such as to minimize the danger  from logs and driftwood. The site  was not hurriedly chosen, the various  stages of water being well considered,  and besides receiving the full sanction  of the member for the district who  takes an active part in the distribution  of the public money in his riding,and  " in a way consistent with the public  good," the site has also received the  approval of competent engineers.  Surely,  Mr. Editor,   you  must have  been   poking  fun   when   your, ideal  bridge "would  lead   directly   tei   the  chosen site of the Midway & Vernon  railway depot."    One thing is evident,  you are certainly a. typical British Columbian, always living in hopes. Well,  we all hope that the evanescent Midway & Vernon will be built some day.  and when it is, the elepot will be where  nature has provided a site for it,  viz.,  opposite the mouth of Rock creek, a  site  which commends, itself to the ordinary business sense, but I think the  new bridge, will be completed   before  the depot is.    Your concern  for the  Kettle    River    Irrigation    Company  seems somewhat misplaced ; when the  gentlemen who are at the head of this  company started operations, the whole  countryside was open   to   them  and  tliougb they purchased properties both  above   and   below   Roe:k   Creek  they  failed  to recognize the value of the  land at the mouth of Rock creek as a  natural business centre.   The plea for  building the  bridge on their land for  the accommodation of "the large number eif families  which  will be located  there" is almost too funny;  one may  imagine the editorial smile as the lines  were penned, but surely,  Mr. Editor,  you must have been suffering from a  lapsus memoriae,  that you had previously written  those momentous lines,  " we do not for a moment believe- that  any partisan bias wenild influence the  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  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.  centre of the  It is the mining and business  Similkameen  the new* mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development, work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and with .the advent of this road,  .which is assured in the near future, it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  aaBaasaaammmmammmammmmmmamm  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Scott Ave. (main st.) ....  ....    ...... .$400 to $600  Other Streets...  ........... .$200 to $400.  .... 1 L*<f\irid....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  For Those Who Invest Now.  ^^^Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes^^^^  For Full Particulars, Wlapsr'.Ertc,  ';      ��������� A*H������F������I-'V'  TO���������    '���������'���������'.'"���������..-  The Hedley City Townsite Go'y, Ltd.  L. W. SHATFORD, _ = ���������'*':',irt#ni' -P-V     f\   C  Secretary and flanager, ��������� -      * **>*" ���������***������*. * * ��������� ��������� ���������*-*���������. >���������<������������������  decision of one invested with power to  use the public money in any but a way  consistent with the public good."  In conclusion, permit me to extend  to you 11 hearty invitation to the opening of the new bridge, and I feel sure  when you are' thoroughly conversant  with the situation you will recognize,  not only the fitness of the site, but  that the construction of this bridge  will be a great boon to the residents  of this portion  of  the   Similkameen  District.  Yours truly,  H. 8. PlTTENDKIGH.  Rock Creek, B.C., Sept. 12th, 1907.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Notick is hereby given that all parties arc  forbidden to enter upon or shoot game on  my premises.  31-10 GEOKG E H. CAHILL  NOTICE.  SIMILKAMEEN' LAND DISTRICT.  Distkict ok Yam*.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Frank Reynolds, of  Keremeos. occupation surveying; intend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:���������  Commencing at a post planted about 300 foet  cast of Ashnola creek about 2*- miles south of  Indian Reserve No 10. thence south 10 chains;  thence cast 20 chains; thence north 40 chains;  thence west 20 chains to the point of commencc-  nient.iinrt containing 80 acres more or less.  FRANK REYNOLDS.  Aug. 12th, lim.   .. 31-10  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "APEX" Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yule District. Where,  lociitcel:   Oii Pearson Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Chas. dcB. Green, as  agent for C. H. Cornell, Free Miner's Certificate No. B59578. intend, sixty clays 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 notico that action, under  Suction 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D. 190".  SlMIT.KA.MKKN LAND DlSTKICT.  Distkict ok Yalk.  TAKE NOTICE that the Southern Okanagan  Land Company, Limited, of Penticton,  occupation���������la id dealers, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described  land :���������  Commencing at a post planted at the middle  of the cast boundary of Section 21, Tp. 55, Similkameen ; thence south 20 chains; thence west  20 chains; thence north 20 chains; thence cast  20 chains to point of commencement, anel containing forty acres, more or less.  Tiie Southern* Okanagan Land  Companv, Limited.  per R. H. Parkinson, Agent.  Dated July 17th, 1907. 29-10  *5  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley,  B.C.  31-10  C. deB. GREEN.  NOTICE.  Try.  \\w\v\VM  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.   Whore located: In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Duncan Woods, of  Hedley B. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B 3532, intend, sixty days from efcite hereof, to  nuply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenceel before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated this 22nd day of August A. D. 1907  32-10  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "WINDFALL." "MORNING," "BIG HORN"  and ' 'WINCHESTER FRACTION" Mineral Claims, situate in the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:  In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that we. F. H. French, F.M.  C. No. B538!', 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 tho purpose of obtaining  Crown Grunts of tho above claims.  And Further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dutoel this 17th day of August, A. D. 1907,  31-10  Victoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  x  *  ������  2  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  TABLE and BAR FIRST-CLASS.  RATES MODERATE.  Frank B. McArthur,   -   -   Manager  GEO. KIRBY, flanager.  First Class in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  Line.  TO THE  Travelling ruDllc:  If you want a  good stable  and prime feed  for your horse  : : call on  : :  SAM'L D. HINE  Livery & Feed Stable  FAIRVIEW,   -   -    B. C.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  PENTICTON LIVERY  FEED and STAGE STABLE  -ESTABLISHED 1003:  Fine New Covered Stage  Carrying  Royal Mail, Passengers & Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  Special Rigs for Travellers, and Every  Attention Paid to Wants of tbe Public  W. E. WELBY:  PROPRIETOR

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