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Array AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Volume V.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1909.  Number 37.  I/O  1  r ���������  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [18 years' practice in Vancouver.]  i    S. O. L. Co.'s Block '  PENTICTON,       -      -      B. C.  W; H. T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk  PENTICTON, *  Block  B. C.  J. W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  ���������  General Agent  Agent for- Tiik Great Wkst Like Insurance ' Company.  PENTICTON,  B. C.  JflS. GLflKKE  Watchmaker  HEDJLBY, B.C.  ;, Clocks and Watches for Sale.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A., B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  ���������    Headquarters -for Tourist Travel.  .   <-     Rates Moderate.   ���������  A. Barnes, Prop.       Penticton, B.C.  HOTEL HEDLEY  . Newly Rehovatod Throughout.  '; Accomodation Unsurpassed. . Best only  in Liquors and Cigars.  D. G. Hackney, Prop:  Hedley.  <3rand Union  HEDLEY, B.C.  First Class. Accommodation.   Bar. Stocked with  Best Brands of Liquor and Cigars'.  A. WINKLER*, Proprietor  A. MEGRAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer,  Real Estate, Mines,  Crown   Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:  Mutual Life of Canada.  Hudson Bay Insurance Co.  Columbia Fire Insurance Co.  Calgary Firc'Insuranco Co.  London & Lancashire Fire Ins; Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  United -"Wireless Telegraph Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.  C.  I f  X  I  .9  X  ������.���������'  Great  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted over tho ontiro district for excellence of both table  :   :   :   :      and bar.       :   :   :   :  ;  S  ������  x  ���������ii'tl  G.P. JONES IS PROMOTED  From Mine Superintendent of the Nickel  Plate He Takes Full Local Charge  of Mine and Works  Vernon, B. C.  The end of last week had forHedley-  ites a new and interesting item of  conversation when the chief topic was  the change in local management of  .the Nickel Plate mine and works.  Mr. G. P. Jones tlie superintendent of  the mine 'who has seen the property-  grow from a few prospect holes and  .tunnels in 1900 to its present proud  position when it takes rank as the  leading gold producer of the province,"  and who like jEneas of- old can lookback on  it all and like hinr exclaim  "ET, QUORUM   PARS   MAGNA    FUI"    IS  elevated to a position which is to be  designated General Superintendent  of Mines and Works of the' Hedley  Gold Mines Co. *:   '  The editor was over at Fairview attending the Pioneers' meeting when  the word got but and has been unable  to learri since how it was given to the  public, for it appears that there had  been some neglect in the matter of the  customary official bulletin ; but never-'  theless the news itself was true. As'  soon as final transfer is made Mr..'  Jones will enter on his new duties, if  they can be called new in his case, inasmuch as it has been pretty well  understood that so far as the mine is  concerned tbe. responsibilities appertaining thereto have for a considerable period rested on his shoulders anyway, and the' Daly estate will probably never know (as they do not appear to have done so in the past) how  much they owe him for shielding  them, in his own diplomatic way, from  the worst cori.sequences of their own  reckless folly.  The hew office apparently will differ  only in  name from  that which has  heretofore   borne' the   high-sounding  title "general manager",  except that  perhaps  the duties 'will be. somewhat  'more strenuous   and the powers no  less^    In" this change there is evident  on the part of the hew owners a slight  amount of iconoclastic irreverence for  sinecures,    inasmuch as   the   highest-  paid  billet on  the job is practrcally  wiped out of existence.     But this is  only business,  and, it was to do the  business   of   mining   profitably   that;'  .they came here.  . Mr. Jones has the Gazette's congratulations in securing this position'  of trust from men who have had so  good ah opportunity to judge: of his  work, and we believe he will serve his  future employers as faithfully as he  has those he has  been serving for so J  COLONIAL GOLD MINING CO,     |G.N.R. SURVEYORS TAKE FIELD.  Lays Off Mining Force , at the Apex���������  Diamond Drill and Compressor  to be Installed.  Last week W. J. Forbes and Ross  Allen returned from the Apex where  mining "operations were suspended  pending the introduction of machinery.  The work during the summer months  was reported satisfactory by representatives of the company and it is  their intention now todo the remaining  exploratory work which they have in  view and also the necessary develop-  ment.with machinery.  The near approach of winter Avhich  in that locality is atterrded with considerable depth of snow, and the  amount of work to be done before a  mining plant could be properly installed and housed, made it inadvisable" for them to undertake it this fall  and, hence the decision to defer it  until next year.- The last week's work  bad been the most successful of all in  the matter of showing up the ore.  The adit being driven to connect with  the bottom of the shaft on the Acacia  was into a fine body of excellent ore  and other surface work had' also been  most satisfactory. Evidently the  Colonial people an; sufficiently impressed with the merits of the property they have got hold- of, to warrant  them to lay their plans for future  operations on a scale that will save  time and money for them.  Party  Under J.  A.   Russell   .Begins  Work on Summit of Coquihalla  K. R. & S. O. PIONEERS MEET  The Annual Meeting and Dinner Held at  Fairview  TAFT AT A. Y. P.  The Visit of the President will be Feature  of Next Week.  many years past.  CANADA'S FIRE BILL FOR 1968  Some  Figures Compiled by the Forestry  Branch to Show What Carelessness is Costing Us.  The forestry branch of the interior  department at Ottawa has issued an  interesting bulletin dealing with the  damage caused by forest fires in Canada in 1908. The bulletin, which was  prepared by H. R. McMillan, assistant  inspector of Forest reserves, shows  that during the year 835 forest fires of  serious proportions occurred in the  Dominion, upward of 188,000 acres  were burned over-, causing the destruction of over 56,000,000 feet of timber,  valued, including mills and improve-  ments.at $25,500,000. Twenty-one lives  were lost as a result of the forest fires  (all in British Columbia), and 2404  persons were thrown out of employment. The cost of the fires to the  public was nearly $300,000. Quebec  province headed the list with 250 fires.  British Columbia came second with  235. In Quebec, however, the value  of the timber destroyed was very  slight. In British Columbia 40,000,000  feet were destroyed at .a loss.of $25,-  ip0,000, or over 90 per cent,  of the to-  Seattle, Sept. 22.���������The visit of President Taft will be a feature of the week  from Monday, September 27th to  Sunday, October 3rd, at the Alaska-  Yukbn-Pacific Exposition. According  to" A. D. Charlton, assistant general  passenger, agent of' the Northern  Pacific, the travel to the Fair will  reach its highest .point during this  week. ,  A brilliant programme, has been  planned; [for . President' Taft's visit,  Thursday. He: will be banqueted in  the New York State building, escorted through the Exposition grounds in  a magnificent automobile parade, arid  tendered an elaborate reception in the  ���������Washington State building in the  evening. The president will address  the people of the Northwest in the  natural amphitheatre of the fair,  which seats 17,000 people, in the afternoon. After the reception in the  evening -Mr. Taft has consented to ride  tlie goat as an initiate into the Arctic  brotherhood. One' hundred other  candidates will be admitted into the  northern order along with the president.  The opening of the livestock show on  Monday to be continued until October  9th, will be the largest event of the  programme of the last month at the  Exposition. More than two thousand  head of'thoroughbred stock have been  entered, and in the poultry department more than five thousand birds  and fifteen hundred pigeons. The  facilities for the handling of the livestock are the rrrost modern that have;  ever been provided at any Exposition,  over $100,000 having been expended.  On Monday Chief Eegineer J. H.  Kennedy arrived in town with Mr. C.  F. Russel, a locating engineer who  came in from Spokane, and proceeded  up the river bound for the summit of  the Coquihalla from which the party  will work towards Princeton in a revision of the line located about three  years ago.  Mr. Russel's party will consist of  fifteen or sixteen men, with Arthur  Black as level-man, and another transit man and draughtsman are, expected in from St. Paul in a day or two.  A. R. Green will be chef and look after  that part of the expedition.  This circumstance does not look  particularly hopeful for the' tunnel  project nor does it go to confirm the  rumors of any contracts having been  let beyond Princeton, for it is not at  all likely that anything can be done in  that direction until a revise of the location is made and approved. If they  were going on with the tunnel at the  present time they would not be disposed to put in any more time  along the Otter River nor go skying  after any of those passes up in the  Cascades, about which there has been  so much discussion. Of course the  Great Northern have been building  and running railroads long enough to  be supposed to know what is be.st for  them, but even if they now take the  roundabout route by the West Fork  of the Otter and go over the summit  near the headwaters of the Coldwater  and tbe Coquihalla which rivers flow  in opposite directions, it is a very sure  thing that if they attach any strategic  importance to the V. V. & E. as a  route to the British Columbia coast,  they will yet drive, this tunnel which  will cut off thirty miles in distance as  well as lowering the grade very materially.  Meanwhile it is reassuring to see a  force of engineers at work revising the  line as it shows that completion of the  unbuilt portion between Princeton  and Hope is beginning to loom up  larger in the minds of the authorities  at St. Paul.  The 13th annual meeting of the  Kettle' River and South Okanagan  Pioneers' society took place-at Fair-  view on Friday  17th at the Golden  HAS SERVED A PURPOSE  Germany's   Hostility .to   G*-eat   Britain  Largely Responsible for Unifying  Influences Now at Work  A BIG LAWSUIT  Moreton Frewen Sues for Breach of Contract in Sale of 1000 Lots  jtbe^il loss by fire in Canada.   The de-  J!  *>  I  K  x  H  x  X  g n  All the wants of tho travollhig  public   carofully   attended   to.  ������  sTiruction by fire in Manitoba and  Alberta was very light, but in Saskatchewan timber valued at over $20,000  was burned. The heavy loss in British  Columbia was due to the great fire in  the Crow's Nest Pass country, which  destroyed Ferriie and entailed a heavv  loss of life. A fire on Vancouver- island  it is estimated, caused the destruction  of 21,000,000 feet of timber.  Moreton Frewen, the eminent English bimetalist. has entered suit on behalf of himself and an English syndicate against the Grand Trunk Pacific  Tow'nsite and Development Company  for breach of contract in the sale of  1000 Prince Rupert lots. Mr. Frewen's  claim is that he was to be allowed to  pick and choose the lots for himself,  but found that he was allowed to exercise   no   choice,   further   that   the  prices for the lots were to be the upset  prices as fixed for the public auction.  The prices named by the company  were, however, those which obtained  at the auction and while the conten-  tion was proceeding the lots were put  upon the market at Prince Pupert and  sold to other buyers.  .(British Calforniari)  Germany's hostility turns out to be  the greatest of blessings to the mother  country and to the British .Empire.  The Kaiser's threat to wrest from  Britannia the sceptre of the sea has  brought about in a day that British  Imperial unity which has been prayed  for and worked for by patriots for  long years with slow progress.  That sentiment which was created  by the events of the South African  war has been developed into definite  action by Germany's challenge. There  is no mistaking the earnestness, or the  value, of a colonial co-operation that  tenders Dreadnoughts, and raises,  equips and maintains regiments of  soldiers for service under the flag  anywhere. The British Empire is  now one country, one people, so far as  the outside world is concerned���������and  the most powerful on land as well as  on the water. And peaceful prosperous  ditys are before it, for it is in a position to successfully resist any interference with its natural and glorious  progress.  If it were permissable to be grateful  to another for his enmity, British  gratitude would be due Germany, for  that country has, unwittingly but  nevertheless effectively, proved to be  Britain's greatest friend. The lesson  of mutual dependence was not to be  learned by mother country and colonies by any amount of reasoning and  picturing within the family, it seems,  but had to be forced upon them by a  great common danger threatening  without.  Germany is thwarted, her hopes  blasted, but her vain ambition has  served a purpose. Let us hope a not  less worthy purpose than if her ambition had been realized.  Gate Hotel.  As most of the members of the  society reside in the Boundary district and the Similkameen Valley the  selection of Fairwiew as tbe place of  meeting effected the attendance somewhat) for with the lay-over at Oroville , necessitating the loss of three  days from the Boundary and almost as  much for those in the .Similkameen,  the conditions were not favorable for  a large turnout.  F.'Riehter, president, occupied the-  chair and about an hour sufficed for-  the business in hand, which consisted  of the introduction of a few more  names for membership and the election of officers.  The officers chosen for the ensuing  year were:  President���������Frank Richter  Secretary���������A. Megraw  Treasurer���������J. R. Jackson  Vice-Presidents ��������� I.  L.    Deardorff,  Similkameen;  D.   Carmiehael,   Okanagan ;   Hugh   Cameron,    Camp   Mc?  Kinney; S. T. Larsen, Kettle River;  J. W.  Nelson,  Greenwood;  P. T. Mc-  C-illum,  Grand Forks; Jno. McLaren,  Carson.  The place of meeting for next year  was fixed for Greenwood.  The notice of motion given  at last  meeting for admission of lady members who could qualify on the score of  residence,/ did not come  up in regular-  form owing to absence of mover, Jas.  C. Dale; and as he had made no provision for the matter by delegating the .  duty to any other member, it was not  acted upon.    Nevertheless the matter  was discussed informally, the Similka- .  lu.ee'n members combating, the opposition  which had formerly existed on  the part of Boundary 'members, and  citing the case of last years's meeting  at Keremeos   when   the   proceedings  were    conducted    throughout    in    a  manner which left no reason for exclusion of the women folk,  several of  whom are resident  in   the   Similkameen  to-day who have borne   their \  share of early hardships and crowned  their efforts with as great a measure  of success as most of the  men folk.  Greater in fact than inmost cases, for  with ..'industry   and   business   talent,  more careful habits and  better lives  they husbanded their resources where  others squandered. . The Kettle River  and South Okanagan Pioneers Society  should  have a place  for the women  who shared the toils   of  pioneering  days and any false conception of conviviality which would exclude them is  a form of selfishness of which objectors  will feel ashamed if they will only take  the trouble to think about it a little.  Another matter- effecting the status  of the society was the collection  of  historical data bearing upou the early  settlement of the district.    That is a.  duty resting upon  those of us   who  have seen old conditions pass away  and a newer- order overtaking us; and  the Kettle River and South Okanagan  Pioneers'  Society will be  recreant to  their trust if they do not grapple with  it in the manner in which they should.  If this and similar avenues of usefulness  that lie open  to   them   be not  pursued,    but   the   precious   present  frittered away in a butterfly existence  given   over   wholly to   conviviality,  then why perpetuate its existence?  On.the other hand the membership  of tbe society is open to all worthy  persons who were residents of the  .district prior to 1896 (which is not a  hard qualification) and all those who  would like to see some good . object of  this kind accomplished -by the society,  should not selfisblv hold aloof, but  should send in their names for membership. The joining fee is only $5.00  and an annual subscription thereafter  of $2.00 which no one would feel.  BANQUET  In the evening the annual dinner  was held at the Golden Gate Hotel  and an excellent spread was served by  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jones. At the  close of the dinner a little impromptu  programme of toasts was carried out,  under the direction of tho president.  Concluded en Pago -Four. THE   HEDLEY GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 23, 1909.  5 !!**������*  B1".  and . ���������  S:milkameer\ Advertiser.  ssued on Thursdays, by the Hkdi.i'y Ga'/.ktvk  Pkintjng and I'em.isiiiNG Company,  Li.mitku.   at Hcdlov.  B. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year $2.00  "   (United .Stales)  '-'.50  Advertising Rates  Measur-cnicut. 12 lines to tho inch.  Land Notices���������Certificates of miprovojnont. etc.  ������7.00 i'or (i0-day notices, and ������5.00 for 30-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������nob, exceeding one  inch, $1.00 for one insertion, 2b cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per line i'or lirst insertion and 5  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  ,   Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������Ono inch.per month  ������1.25; over 1 inch and. up to 1 inches, SI.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches,' on  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Advertisements will be changed, once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For-'changes oftcnor than once a month  the   price of composition will  bo charged, at  regular rates. '        ,  Changes for contract advertisements should  bo in'bite oliico by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for Hint week's issue.'  A. MEGRAW, Managing 'Editor'.'"'.  Last quar.  11  190')  SEPT.  First quar.  29.  1909  Sun.  Won. Tues. Wed. Tiiii. Fri. Sat.  12  19  20  6.  13  20  27  14  21  28'  1  S  15  22  29,  9  16'  23  30.  10  17,  24  4  11  18  Or,  PROTECT   THE   FORESTS  It is very encouraging to note  the progress that is being made  in educating public sentiment  to the necessity of conserving  natural resources. For several,  weeks past, the press of the  western states has been full of  the issue between Pinchot and  Ballinger which became a veritable cause CELEBRIS. The former stood for conservation ; the  latter championed corporate  interests that would not stop  at spoliation of the land regardless of the consequences, if, it  should be part of their plan to  convert natural' resources into  green-backs with which to line  their pockets. The most encouraging feature, of it is . the  growing sentiment that is lining  up behind Pinchot while Ballinger is made to feel that public sentiment is against him.  ! over by lumber, concerns, creat-  I ed a state of affairs that has be-  . come a menace. '  j    The day has now come   when  !. lumbermen' must be restrained  and tlie  annual  cut regulated  | on'scicntific lines  so as to preserve  timber   areas   and  thus  j conserve  water supply, for territory  denuded  of   its    timber  wealth'.-cannot retain the natural    m o i s t.ii r e,    and   dried-up  streams'-ire the result...,���������.'.���������;���������',. ���������,  A hopeful sign  is  that some  of tlie  larger ' concerns '-recog^  nizethe aims  of  tlie  Forestry  Association' and are slip wiiig   a  willingness   to .co-operate,, for  the -general weal.     In this connection .much .credit" is due tlie  C. P. R.   which  in   various  instances - has acted in  a manner  to .earn for themselves the credit of being pioneers in the movement for conservation. "':���������'-..',  ���������  Before much   attention  was  paid to'the'-matter of saving the  forest domain -from destruction  by fire, the C. P. R. ha'd aiiother  problem   on   their   hands���������the  protection of their prairie lands  from  fire   from-'their ���������locomotive's.    To allow .prairie fires to  spread and destroy the  vegetable mould  meant 'to change  fertile lands into barren 'wastes'  which would  in time effect the  ramfalL,    It  would be the;des-  truefcion of one   of' their  own  best assets,, and to'their credit  be it said ��������� they began constructing fire guards by plowing the,  lands on either side of the track.  In this manner Canada's boundless wealth,  of prairie land' was  saved from th e siroe'ean sco urges  of t-Si e   "bad  lands" across the  line  and the  fertile west of today is  proof of  the  wisdom of  their course. '     ������������������������������������'���������������������������  From, prairie lands to forest  was,; mi. easy step and at present  in our own province of British  Columbia we see the C. P. R:  aimiuiiiy spending thousands to  protect the forest lands of the  ���������province fiom fire; while In  public matters like that of irrigation they are enthusiastic  pioneers of the movement.   ''  Ocean" to adorn some of his apt  descriptive work. It was a different count altogether which  the Tories had against Sir Rich-  arid, a different nick-name was  given'Him. He was alleged to  have said in a speech during  the financial depression of '76.  and 77 when the opposition  under Sir John Macdonald was  itrging > a protecti ve tariff, that  the government were "flies on  the wheel" and powerless to  legislate for better times. For  that he was dubbed "Fly on the  wheel Dick," and later, for his.  jeremiads against 'protection,  lie was called "Blue Ruin Dick."  Nevertheless, Sir Richard has  an honored name in public life  in Canada,' aiid seems to have  kept his skirts clean from the  ind graft' that 'dis-  soni'ihv of ' his col-  in more recent times.  bbodling  graced  leagues  .KTOTIC1  73 Years inJEkisinesi Capita! and Reserve Over $7,000,000  is.our business. Your  account is welcome  whether it is large or  small.     A SAVINGS  ACCOUNT can be opened witk $1.00 and added to  at your convenience.  You will be  surprised  to see how the balance *  mounts up when Interest is compounded. -  ���������  -���������>,  Hedley  Branch,  L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  ^tWKBtK^JPJt^^^  similkameen lan*d district.  '������������������'"���������..'���������'��������� .   blSTIUOT OK   YAL'K  TAKE NOTICK that I. Ii. E.  Crichton  of  ���������'���������Okanagan Mission,   occupation   Farmer,  intend to apply for pel mission to purchase the  following described lands:���������    ,   ,,  C'oinmenciug at a post planted at the North-  West corner of the south-east quarter of section 1,5, Township 2S, running thence east JO  'chains, thence south <l(l chains, thence west 40  chains,.tliencc north .10 ch.iuis to point of commencement and .containing Kit) acres. This  post is 6 ft'South' of a survey post marked \  running past, .anel, west and moie particularly  known as the n'or'-th-e.i>-t corner of the southwest \ of'.Section 15; Township 2S.  :-- .BERTRAM EDWIN CRICHTON  August I't'h, 1909.- '. -10  PURITY FLOUR  R1DG WAY'S TEAS&COFFEES  CURLEWCREAHERY BUTUER  ���������NOTICE  TakiS notice'that thirty days after  d-ite,:*I, W.- T, Atherton. will apply  to the -Superintendent of Provincial  Police, F, S., Hussey, for permission  to transfer the licence of the Hotel  Similkameen,"-Hedley, to Prank Dol-  lernor'e.       ',-     .- -  ��������� ;36-5.' ��������� :;���������>.,-.-..���������_... W. T. Atiierton  NOTICE  .Certificate of Imprwcmcnts.  The    broad   term  "conservation" might be best defined  by  narrowing it to the word   "forestry,"   for   when  the natural  forests are properly  conserved  the rainfall,  water  supply,   absence of silting  and all in that  line is also conserved.    Streams  that  years  ago    had  sufficient  water  all   the    year  round  to  supply a fixed amount of power,  have been gradually  failing  in  the  dry  seasons   as  the  wood  was'being stripped  from   their  Avatersheds,    and    auxiliary  steam plants  have  been necessary to help out.     Preserve the  forests and you preserve all the  rest.  In   Canada  it  is only within  the   past   few   years    that  the  people have been awakening to  the importance of the question,  and the  Canadian Forestry Association wa.s  formed.     Unfor-  fortunateJy, though'  it has become a case of locking the stable  door after the  horse  had   been  stolen, for the   millions  of  dollars' worth of timber  that  has  been destroyed by  forest  fires,  has meant  a   very  serious national loss nnd lessened the timber resources of the country to  an alarming degree.    This with  the recklessness amounting almost, to vandalism, with which  large timber areas were slashed  EDITORIAL. COMMENTS  Sir Richard Cartwright,. Minister of Trade and Commerce  and leader of the Senate, is visiting his son in Vancouver, Dr.  C. Cartwright, after taking the  waters of Harrison Hot Springs.  In pre-G.P.R. days Sir Richard  was much abused for referring  to British Columbia as a "sea of  mountains:,"' a phrase of which  he is reputed to be the author.  British Columbians are not now  inclined to resent it as a term of  disparagement as they were  then. They are rather pleased  with it.���������Keremeos Chronicle.  Either the Chronicle is in error as to the expression: "sea of  mountains'' or the Gazette's  recollection    of   things political,  is   astray.     The     opprobrious  epithet "sea' of mountains"  was  not given  to  British Columbia  by Sir Richard Cartwright but  by  Hon. Edward Blake   in  his  speech    against    the    government's policy   of building  tlie  first  transcontinental   railway.  Neither  was  it   so   much    the  mere term "sea  of  mountains"  which was resented   by  British  Columbia,  but the   connection  'in which it was used,  for Blake  said "British Columbia is a sea  of mountains    and   a  railway  there will  not pay  the  grease  for the wheels."     That was the  estimate    which    our   Liberal  friends placed  on  British  Columbia at that time.    The  expression "sea of mountains" did  not originate  with  Blake,  but  seems to have  been   coined  by  the late  Principal  Grant who  first used  it poetically  in  the  pages  of his book   "Ocean  to  LAURIER, BORDEN and HOPE Mineral  claims, situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: at  mouth of Tonus Creek, L  '.  -TTAICE NOTICE that I, F. C. Green, acting  , * ��������������������������� as agent for W. A. Chesley; FrecjMincrs'  Certificate No. 32553 B; D. J. Pui-dy, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 32551B; Robert Wisely,  Free Miner's Cprtilieatc Xo 32523 B ; George  Stead. Free Miner's Certificate No. 3217lB;and  .John W.,Sinclaiiv Free Miner's Certificate No.  B. 1G05<', intend, sixty'days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  ''Aiid fu'rfKcr take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  .Dated July ,13th. 1909. .     ,    30-10  F, C.'GREEN,  ''������������������������������������       ;> -  Molson, B.C.    '  " J.. A SCHUBERT ' . "  Some  of the  things we  are -handling at the J. A.  Schubert's General Store  in  Hedley  and which we will ,  be pleased to have you try if you have not.already, done _.  so.    We recommend these goods to  be the very, l^est on.  the market and the prices are right.    We handle  FRESH PRINCETON  DAIRY BUTTER  CHRISTIE'S BISCUITS  flcLAREN'S CHEESE  : We  handle npthing  but the  best Canned ..Goods,  'Bacon, Hams, Evaporated Fruits, Etc.  We have a full line of Hardware, Stoves, Etc   '   ���������  Our   Ladies' and Gents'  Fuishings   are new 'arid ;  Up-to-Date. x      ,i   ''���������   '   ,-' /'  Our Dressmaking and Dry Goods) Department,!  under the management of Miss Forbes leaves nothing v  to be desired. '  CALL IN AND SEE FOR YOURSELF.  J. A. SCHUBERT  HEDLEY, - - - B, C.  STOCK FOOD CO.  The  following is a list of our remedies and  cures, prepared by Dr. Moody'  GAME LAWS  ���������\KTHEREAS section 23 of the "Game Protec-  vv tion Act, 1898"; enacts that it shall be  lawful for the Lieut-Governor in Council from  time to time to.make rules and regulations,  not inconsistent with the provisions' of this  Act, for carrying out the true intent and  meaning thereof, and for the protection of  game in the Province:  It is hereby ordered by his Honour tho Lieut-'  GovornoiVby and with the advice of his Executive Council, and in pursuance and exercise of  the powers vested in his Honour by the said  Act, as follows, that is to say��������� ,  That the hunting, killing or taking of Mountain Sheen in the Counties of Yale and Westminster shall be prohibited until the 31st dajr  of August, 1911.  That the disabilities as to tho shooting of  Duck of all kinds, Geese and Snipe, with respect to tlie Mainland and the Islands adjacent  thereto, shall be removed from the 1st day of  September. 1909. to the 23th day of February.  1910, both days inclusive.  That the disabilities as to tho shooting of  Grouse of all kinds (except Prairie Chicken)  with respect to Yale district shall bo removed  from the 10th day of September to the 31st  December, 1909, both days inclusive.  That the disabilities as to the shooting of  Deer on the Mainland and the Islands adjacent  thereto shall be removed from the 1st'day of  September, 1909. to the 15th day of December,  1909, both days inclusive.  That the disabilities as to tlie sale of Deer on  the Mainland shall be removed from the 1st  day of September, 1909, to the 1,'tli day of  November. 1909, both days inclusive.  A. BRYAN WILLIAMS.  Provincial Game Warden.  ������JQiZtoami*XiaWQ^  X  THE  ROYAL  MEDICATED    |  B. C.    I  ==���������' "������������������������������������*���������  ������������������������  %  I  x  it:  ���������9;  r  i  x  X  X  I  I  X  x  x  X  x  K  x  x  K  x  X  %  X  X  K  x-  X  X  X  X  K  x  X  K  x  X  X  K  X  X  X  X'  X  'H  x  x  Ki  x  ft?  :^'*<*fe%������,afe-*-*'fefe--*''8d������^  STOCK FOOD  POULTRY POOD  CONDITION POWDERS  HOOF OINTMENT       .  S'ALYE .(Healing)  LIN rMENT.f or' Stock  LINIMENT for home  WASH  use  HEAVE REMEDY  CORN CURE. . .   ...   .  GALL CURE  COLIC CURE    ' ':'  COUGH and COLD CURE  BLISTER FINISH  DR. MOODY'S GREAT  DISCOVERY SPAVIN  CURE "'.-  Agent for Hedley and District, Shatford's Limited.  THE  ROYAL  MEDICATED  :-   STOCK FOOD CO.     /  Vancouver :-: B. C.  I  NOTICE  "XTOTICE is hereby given that, thirty days  ���������L11 after dnte, J, Hugh Cameron, of Camp  Mckinncy. P. C, intend to applv to the superintendent of provincial police. F. &'. Ilussey, of  Victoria, for a retail Honor licence or the Camp  McKinney Hotel, located at Camp McKinney,  HUGH CAMERON,  Cam]) McKinney, Sept. 1st, 1909. 3-1-1  County Court of Yale  CITTINGSof the County Court of Yale will  VJ be held as follows, vi/,: At '''raternity  Hall, Hedley, on Thursday Oct. 7th, 1909; and  at the Court House' Princeton, on Saturday  Oct. 9th, 1909 at the hour of 11 o'clock in the  forenoon of each day.   Ity command.  HUGH HUNTER.  31-10 Kegistrar County Court.  (i). Liberal PoSicy Conditions-  Generous Cash and  Paid-up  Values. '  .  Automatically Extended Insurance.  (2).  Progressive   and Efficient  Management���������  Low Expenses and Growing  Business.  Well and Profitably  Invested Funds.  Favorable   Mortality Expe-  . r-ience.  Expanding Profits to Policyholders.  A   POLICY   IN THIS   COH=  PANY PAYS  You are invited  to join   its  ever-expanding    household,    to  become   a- partner in  its  ever<Jr  growing business, and   to nlvivjfl  equitably in all its benefit's.        *''-"/'  Full Information from Head  Office, Waterloo, Out., or from :  WilBiaim J. Twiss  MANAGER.  Fee Block,   -   570 Granville St.  VANCOUVER, B..C.  A. flECiRAW, Local Agent.  Houses to ,Let.  I Roomed House, Furnished, with good garden  ���������   ���������$15.00 per month. '���������    ���������'.''.���������  ���������     ������������������ ��������� ���������'  4 Roomed Cottage���������SIO.00 per month.'  3 Roomed Cottage���������SS.00 per month.  APPLY TO  F. H. FRENCH.  NOTICE  'M'OTTCE is hereby given that the Colonial  x^ Gold Mining Company alone, is responsible for all debts contracted by it in its present development work of the Apex Group of  Mineral Claims.  W. D. McMillan.  !  I  PALACE  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY, 13. C.  If A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    H Orders for  promptly attended to.  Teaming  STAGE L!NE  [jagC    aily.  leaving Hedley  8 a. in/  and arriving at Keremeos at 11 a. m.  connecting   with  Penticton   stage  and Great Northern Raihvav.  Office of Dominion Express Company.  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phono 11.  -   INNIS  BROS.  Proprietors. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE; SEPTEMBER 23, 1909.  (/,'  fl. J. KING ������ GO.  fiEDLErS NEW BUT6fl&RS  Town and-District;  The undersigned have  opened a Shop in the  commodious building -  formerly | occupied by  H. H. Messenger and  have on hand a supply  of all kinds of Meat and  Vetegabl.es.  ft J. KING & GO.'  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley L,odgo No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  arc held!'on tho second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  H. D. BARNES,   ,  '  Secretary.  ARTHUR CLARE  W. M  3  j , -vi--  iss-i v r  ill-  g%3 v rfv^t f^K   . 11 r       !   ���������*���������'  -.pi * *?Hii -C* i|||,. J* ���������-*��������� ("i, f,  I'i J *   r      *iMrfinj<i'niiiinii i i   11 "���������",,'    -* J  $ t  1  s  i  I  J  t  V  V  X  $  i  I  I  X  %  X  *  X  i  Great Northern  '   Hoi  >tel  A new house containing more bed i  room /"accommodation ;.than   any.  other hotel in  town.     Table and  bar   first-class.'   'Rates  moderate.  X  X  %  X  X  X  X  I  X:  X  X  %  %  I  .1  I  X  X  JOHN LIND,  Proprietor g  'x  To Buy Cheap, Pay, Cash.  Mrs Arthur Clare and Richard went  out on Monday,'bound'for Seattle. '   1  '   - ;,' , '..'���������.  Hugh Hunter, government agent, at  Princeton, was rn Victoria last week.  Rev. Geo. Kinney will hold service  in Hedley on,Sunday next, Sept. 20th,  at 7.*J0 p. in.  The Orangemen  of Princeton   will  hold a grand .ball in  the .1. Q.,0. F,  hall on Friday, Oct. 1st'. Tickets .$1.00.  Dancing at 8.30.  '/."., '     ���������'. *  The contractior. tho Orpville-Brew  ster section  has  been let to Guthrie  Bros.  who.are old, experienced  cbn-  tractors with large outfits.   "  R. /McDonald,    partner' -of r D.  M.  Stewart' in the tt-kck-1'ayfh^ and' bridge*  building   contract   from   Hedley   to  Princeton,! was in,lhe. valley this week.  Angus Stewart and Frank Logsden  went out this week, bound for Vernon  where' they are writing on !ah engineers' examination to advance their  grade.  The boarding cars for the steel gang  were hauled out of the yard on Wednesday of last week and ���������Lave since  been oo, a' 'siding ,in the vicinity of  ���������Smith" Creek,   v' < ��������������� '<���������   ���������    '     '"  >��������� ���������'���������  A gold bracelet was lost on the  night of the Labor Day ball, either in  the ball-room or at the Hotel Similkameen, .,-where'-the  The finder will  office.  The bridge over Twenty-mile has  been given a coating with galvanized  to obviate danger from fire . by -droppings of live coals from the engines  and also to preserve tho timbers from  decay. ' '" \, "���������  jf A break in* the line shaft on" the  vauner floor'.at' 3 a*, m. 'on Sunday  morriing~hung up the mill for about 10  hours.������' The shaft 'is three ."inches in  diameter.and the duty, reqxrited of it is  pretty severe.  Book Worms. The Hedley Drug  Store will start'a lending 'Iilrrary.on'  the 1st of Oct., .All _new copyrights  will be handled on exchange system.  Call in and get.pr-ic.es on  stationery.  Big , reduction 'onfall   lirfes.-���������Love's  .,, *      < ,' '  ... i ���������*       '  Drug Store, Hedleyv ������_    ../...<  The temporary tank at the east end  of Twenty-mile has been in much de-  Lost���������-On the,9th inst., -between Heel,  ley,and Keremeos, a suit case. Finder  will be suitably rewarded on leaving  same at the Gazette office.  .Tack Neill arrived in ,*tpwii .from."'  Alberta on Monday and received a  warm greeting from his friends. He is  oir a brief buisness trip and will return  there in a day or two. The country in  his vicinity is opening up rapidly.  When he went in last spring the  country was not ��������� surveyed and ho  squatted on the land he now occupies.  There were only three shacks: in the  .vicinity last' spring and .since, then'  about'100 houses have been put up the  land, .having been ".surveyed,.in' the  meantime 'and' thrown ** "open *' for  settlement.  Hedley is going' to "-have an opportunity to hear a.high-clans entertainment on October loth. .Oh 'that date  E. Pauline Jnrfnsoh", the noted Mohawk  poet-entertainer, and Walter AlcRaye,  humorist/ will"give one' 'of their- in-,  imitable evenings in poems, legends  and stories and a charming'program  from Dr. Drummontf's quaint, habitant stories of Quebec. The success  scored by them in London, Errgland,  and at the American Chautauquas is  evidence of the high-class ehtertain-  ment which they give.  Rev.  Geo.  B.  Kinney, has been appointed by -the Methodist conference  ��������� 4  THE BEST 15  NONE TOO GOOD  FOROURCUS'TOMERS  .-.���������We endeavour to keep a STOCK of  GROCERIES that cannot be excelled by  buying the best that can be.(procured,and  keeping them always Clean arid Fresh.  \ If you. are not already buying your  Groceries from us it will pay you to give us a  trial.  Family Groceries  Fresh and Seasonable  -���������������������������''-     ���������''���������: at -the        ������������������---���������-���������-:  Cheap C������,sh Stork  MRS. Q.B.LYONS;  THE  NEM  ZEALAND  *     *-     #     *     *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  NOW IS TH& TIME  To Have Your Stoves  Looked After.  STOVES RE-LINED  The undersigned asks Hedley  House-holders to take their  stoves to the building south of  ��������� Fraser's Hall and stack them  up there with name attached  and on  SEPTEMBER 27th  He will be there  to attend to  them.  Keremeos Station.  mand from the track-laying engine  and engines of the garvel train. There  will be no peranrnent ,tauk at Hedley.  One will be located at Bradshaws and  another up at the Euiudson place.  Dance to-night (Thursday'23rd)' 'in  Fraternity hall. At the solicitation of  sundry.lovers of the terpsichorean art  in town,. Roddrick .'Graham has been  induced to get up a dance orchestra to  play for a;darice...in Fraternity, hall,  All are invited. For- further particulars see lwridWHs.    ,,.' ��������� v"'',;  ,  ?^.^-   '  C. A. Crawford, auditor for the  Daly estate came in orv Friday last, to  make the'final sizing1 up'' of- the'frn-  anc.iai situation connected with,their  holdings "here, before.' ally is fipally  turned oyer to the new ,,cd;mpanyl^al-  though all the output from the mine  has gone to the new company, since  the 12th of August.  ;.The Oroville 'Gazette says that a  power company,;has been-.formed to;  harness the Similkameen River in  that vicinity. The fact is theSimilka-  .meen River has been kicking up its  heels around the ranges   long enough  arid a set of harness or two on it here  ... i .. ......  and there along its length, wouldn't  hurt it a bit.  On Sunday last Rey. J. Thurburn-  Co.nn preached his'farewell' sermon in-  Hedley,.. and after* ...October 1st the  Hedley mission will be 'assigned . to  Rev. A. H. Cameron, of' Keremeos,  who Will workit'in. connection-with  Keremeos. So far-.-is knowny'Mr.  Cameron has not yet-arranged his programme, but his first service will be  Oct. 3rd at 7.30 p. in.  Mrs. Wrn. Sampson and daughter,  left on Thursday morning , last for  Salt Lake City on a visit to her  mother. She expects to be gone about  a month. She will therefore be back  before winter sets in. It is to be  hoped, however, that the coming  winter will not have in store for Mr.  and Mrs. Sampson a lonely vigil  similar to that of last winter.  A party passed through town on  Tuesday last by modified prairie  schooner en. route for Grand Rapids,  Michigan. The party consisted of two  young men and their wives and three  small children and all appeared to be  in good health. Then; was a trifle  more impedimenta than the usual  travelling camp equipage called for.  It is certainly a long trip and they  stand a chance of running into all  kinds of weather before reaching  there.  i supper.'was 'served.  f(-*t' Bfitiah ^Columbia,  to" .fcfiu mission  pleaso'same at  this  mil ������f'fche Similkameen  which is to  include Keremeos and Hedley- and  possibly other points as well.. ��������� .Mr.  Kinney was formerly in charge of the  James Bay mission in Victoria, which  charge he gave up in June, desiring  leave of absence for a year. Three  months was granted him and part of  that time was".taken up with an expedition -to" Mt. Rnbson in the Cana-  dian>Rock'es which he had ��������� the honor  of being the first man to climb..'   ���������  If you are contemplating life insurance don't think of placing it without gettiug the rates1 of the Mutual  Life of Canada, which is doing, better,  for its 'policy "holders than any insur-  ancecompany in existence.* It doesn't  stand to reason that any stock corn-,  pauy, 'which has to pay dividends to  its stoCk-holdersv'can do as well by yon  as the'Mutual "Life, in which all the  profits made belongs to the, policyholders and is shared in by them  alone. A proininent business, man in  Buffalo wrote the head office ol*'the  Mutual Life as follows : "The writer-  is considering taking a little more life  insurance. As*your policy No: 11513  makes the host showing of any he now  has (twelve of.'$1000 each in eight  different couipjinies) would aisle you t;o  k|ndly sendtlescription and-'figures on  a thousand dollar regular lif4 policy?"  The name and address of;..fche.*man"; who  wrote that letter may be learned by  anyone who wishes to call on. W.-J..  Twiss, Vancouver, or the local.agent,.  A. Megraw, Hedley.  : Some have thought that the unload-'  ing of building material for the station  at the point - where.it was left, indicates that to be the point where the  station is to be built, but this is not  necessarily so. The material'got alone"  in time .for building operations, but  the change in the location disarranged the plans, and hence it was here  before the necessary grading on the  east site had been done. The material  also had1' been .hauled in -on. foreign  ca'rs' and these could not be held, but  had to be unloaded and returned with  as little delay as possible. On this  account the ungraded station site was  not the place on which to unload  material. that would only have to be  moved again to'.>be out of the way of  the graders. The intention, we believe; is to locate the station as far up  towards Twenty-mile as they can and  use tlie spur to the mill as rear track  for the station. This would locate the  station further >west than where the  lumber has been unloaded, but it can't  be too far up to, suit the town.   ; :  Local  New Laid Eggs arid   Fresh  Princeton  Butter Always ton hand.  hatfords Ltd.  General Merchants  Hedley, .      , :-:",,-      :-:::. ���������  B. C-  *&&<Ki>--  ���������������������������^^<M>^<}>'<H><,>^^^^0^ .  'fta-ftfe'"^''^''*'^^  x  x  X  X  K  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  I  X  X  X  X  ft'  ���������WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  ������  Fresh Beef,  Cured Meats,  Pork or Mutton  Fish or Poultry  CALL UP RHONE IVo; S  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO  SL J..-ffiJD>M������F������,  TEi IMtefeir'.:  I  I  I  if'..  it pofe*'*''-';'* k^^  METEOROLOGICAL.  . The following a're'the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Sept. 18 :    .  AT.THE MINE.  . :     Maximum       Minimrrm ��������� ���������  Sep 12        ���������- ..'..._..    '..���������.-  13       *....-_"     .. ���������  ....        U -.;  ��������� ''.. ���������������������������     ���������        .. ���������  16      "'.".' ���������       .".'"'        ��������� "  ���������     17     ..* ;..'        ���������-���������'..     ... ���������  is,,.; ������������������     ���������    ������������������      ..���������  Average maximum temperature���������.���������  Average minimum do ���������.���������  Mean temperature.:-.-.,% ���������.������������������  Rainfall for the week     .     inches. '  Snowfall"���������;'������������������ '*,.  " :".; ,v  ."-..- -  "���������--   .  .    . COKBESrONDIKci WEETv-OP LAST YEAK  Highest-maximum temperature 70.  Average maximum-          do  '.    58.42  Lowest-minimum             do  as  Average  minimum          do  37. U  Mean..  ...   .do  47.57  AT  THE .JtlLL.  Maximum  Minimum  Sep 12  7(3  45  13  ..  7S  45  1-4  ,.  S2    ...  43  '      15  -,.  So  '   45  1(1  ,,  SO     ������������������..  45  17  -,-.  -    70  41  '     IS'  ,,  '  GS  40  WATER NOTICE  ���������RJOTICE is hereby given that an application  ���������*���������' will be m'rtdo under Part o of the Water  Act, l!)09, to obtain a'license in the'Siinilkaineen Division of Vale District.- The .description is a lake about half a mile north of Rat  Lake, which latter is about three miles southeast of Little Penticton Lake. The point of  diversion is at. -the south end of the lake. The  quantity of writer applied, for is three cubic  foot per second: The purpose for -which the  wateir is to be iised is domestic and irrigation.  Notice was posted on 4th of September. 1909.  Application will be made to the Commissioner  on ith of October, 1909. ,,      .. ...  / , C. G. MAIM  ,' Okanagan Mission, B. C.  Per B. E. Crichton, Agent.  WATER NOTICE-  NOTICE is hereby given that an application  will be made under Part n of the Water  Act, 1909, to obtain a license in the Similkameen Division of Vale District. The description is a lake about 900 yards north of Rat Lake  which latter is about three miles southeast of  Little Pcntictori Lake. The point of diversion  is at the south end of the lake. The quantity  of water applied for is one cubic . foot per  second. The purpose for which the water is to  be used is domestic and irrigation. Notice was  posted on tho 1th of September. 1909. Application will be made to the Commissioner on the  ���������1th of October, 1909.  AV. F. GRAHAM  Okanngan Mission, B. C.  Per I.!. K. Cricliton, Agent.  WATER NOTICE  SII AT FORD-  BORN  -In Rochester,  N.  V., on  sepc.  11th, to Mr, and Mrs. L. AV. Shatford, a son.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyono sending a Rketclrimd description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention ia probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  oent free. Oldest aeency for securing patents.  -  Putents taken throiiRh Munu & Co. receive  special notice, without charce, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly.  c:i!ution of any scientific journal.  yonr: f our months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  i>  Lnrcest ctr-  Tcrms, ?3 J  36*1 Broadway,  Branch OfflceTeSS P St.. VVashlngfoh, D. a  Average maximum temperature 7S.28  Average minimum do 43.42  Mean do 00.35  Rainfall for the week   .0     inches  Snowfall        "       "     .  COHKESrON't>IXG' AVEEK OF LAST YEAB  Highest maximum temperature 78  Average do do 70.57  Lowest minimum do 3S.  AA'erage do do 45.85  Main do 58.21  FOR  Goiwrclai Printino  TRY TflE  Gazette Job Dept.   **o-   ADVERTISE IN   THE   GAZETTE-  NOTICK is hereby siveii that an application  will bo made under 1'art 5 of the AVatcr  Act, 190!l to obtain a license in the Similkameen Division of Yale District. The name of  thcLiike is Rat Lake about3 miles southeast  of Little Penticton Lake. Tho point of diversion is at Rat Lake. The quantity of water  applied for is three cubic feet per second. Tho  purpose for which the water is to be need, is  domestic and irrigation. Notice was posted on  the 'tli of September, 1909. Application will  be inmdc to the Commissioner on the Ith of  October, 1909.  C. G. DE GRAY MURRAY  Okanagan Mission, B. C.  Per B. E. Crichton, Agent.  WATER NOTICE  "VTOTICE ishorcby'priven that an application  x* will be madevinder Part ���������"> of the Water  Act ,190!), to obtain a, license in the Similkameen  Division of Yalo District. The name of the  lake is Rat Lake, which is throe miles south-  cast of Little Penticton Lako. The point of  diversion is at Rat Lake. The quantity of  water applied for is six cubic feet per second.  The purpose for which the water is to bo used  is domestic and irrigation. Notice was posted  on 4th September, 1909. Application will bo  made to tho Commissioner on 1th of October*  1909.  B. E, CRICHTON,  Okanagan Mission, B. & THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER 23, 1909.  K. R. & S. O. PIONEERS MEET  Continued fron Page One.  Messrs. J. R. Jackson and H. A.  Turner responded for the Provincial  Legislature; Messrs Brown, Atkins  and Daniels for "Our Guests" ; Messrs  Turner, DeardoriT and Megraw, for  the . "Mining Industry!' ; Messrs Jackson and Megraw for the Kettle River  and South Okanagan Pioneers' Society  and for Argiculture and Horticulture  Mr. Richter, the president, gave an  interesting and breezy account of some  of the adverse conditions under which  early efforts sit fruit-growing Avere  conducted, which was enjoyed by the  company and Mr. Jackson also voiced  the interests of tlie fruit-growvrs.  "I^^WWWRPI^H^WrWP'  BUY HEDLEY PROPERTY NOW  FORESTS AND GAME  Every Interest Gives a Separate Reason  For Maintaining- Forest Reserves  Mr, J. P. Turner secrct-uy (f the  Manitoba Game Protective Association  dealt with the subject of forest  reserves in relation to game protection.  He pointed out that in conserving  the forests the preservation of the  game must not be overlooked, because if you deplete a country of its  forests not only will you detract from  its productiveness and attractiveness  but you destroy its game, which forms  a valuable means of recreation.       ���������  Some examples exist of Avhat intelligent and systematic game, protection will produce not only in providing one of the best forms of outdoor recreation, but also in providing  a revenue for the state of no small  proportions. Some years ago game  was so scarce in the State of Maine  that it was hardly worth while organizing outings in "its'pursuit. Today not,'only is Maine provided wrth  game of all kinds in abundance, but  also one of the largest revenues is  derived from game licenses. '. This  wonderful trarrsforuuitien is due to  the earnest efforts of a few men who  have 'aroused public opinion and proved -'to: the legislators the value of  systematic protection. Game cannot  be protected without providing ample  tracts of forest as game refuges.  Canada is particularly fitted to provide from the Atlantic to the Pacific  game preserves which will not interfere with agriculture or other industries but which will on the other hand  enhance these. If forest reserves and  game refuges are combined Canadians  Avill be able to hunt the Avild game  existing today long after it has disappeared from other parts of the  continent. If such refuges are not  provided game animals and game  birds as well as songsters and insectivorous birds of value to the  country, at the present rate of decrease will all have disappeared in tlie  next fifty years.  While there is yet time it is incumbent upon all interested in the future  welfare of Canada to arouse themselves to prevent such a national  calamity and to pass on this great  heritage to those who come after.  We still hold a few lots on the Business Streets which we are  offering at the old prices $300 to $450 per lot, and we  have good Residential lots in nearly every part of the  town at prices ranging from $50 up to $250 per lot.  With the railroad rapidly approaching and new mines being  opened all around us you cannot expect to buy lots at  these prices much longer.  0"  Better Secure Some Right Now, Before the Price Goes Up.  m  Call or Write, arid get full particulars.   We will be pleased to  show you around.  The Hedley City  F. H; FRENCH  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY, BiC  ��������� 1  '������������������'��������� 1  ��������� ���������  GENERAL NEWS.  Taftholds up Canada's postal savings  bank as a model for the United States  to copy.  The Cook-Peary war goes bravely  on. New York is divided into the  two fractions.  F. C. Wade is the choice of Vancouver Liberal Executive for the  Lieutenant-governorship ol" British  Columbia. W. C. Wells doesn't appear  to have struck their fancy.  Lord Northeliffe, (Mr. Harmsworth)  has visited the Coast cities and given  imperialism an upward lift.  A prominent firm of builders of  English Avar-ships, have registered as  an extra provincial company to build  Avarships in Canada.  Try.  .w\W������*V������.  CEYLON TEA.  Pure and   Invigorating.  When   writing     Advertisers      Please  Mention the Gazette.  ���������  ���������  ���������  m  ���������  ���������c:  1  ���������  ���������  ���������,  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������...  ��������� -  ��������� .  ��������� .  ��������� .  ������������������'.  ���������������.  ���������  ���������  ���������;,  **:  ���������  m������ mi  PPATil ���������������������������:������  BY NEATLY PEINTED STATIONERY  ���������bearing imprint of the home office���������is  a valuable aid to the local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town. U Having this, he ���������. can  consistently appeal to the community in  "which he resides to give him their trade.  16 Gazette Job Department*  Is the best equipped of any office in [the  district, outside of Vernon and the larger  offices in the Boundary :: ::  ���������  ���������-  ���������  ���������:  I  ���������  ��������� I  I  I  ���������i  ���������i  ���������*  Largest Type Faces,  HKilKsst Grade Paper &  Artistic flrrangenent  Are the three essentials to good work:  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager.  First  Class  in  Every Respect.     Commercial and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.     Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  Line.  Letter, Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  Pamphlets  Posters ^c., Vc.  U Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition poster.  IT No job too small or none too large for us  t HEDLEY GAZETTE ?.& P. GO, Ltd  |  f  ;   Seven New Disc Records  :;. by: __^  ! Seven of Harry  ������������������ Lauder's best songs  '\ ���������sung as only this  ��������� inimitable comedian  ��������������������������� can sing them.  to inch���������75c. Each  ������������������   X 5231���������������The Saftest <M Ybt FaMlly  - X 52311���������Mister Mkm Mackay  ?������������������  X 52312���������Weariif KWs  1   X 52313���������She Is My Daisy  t    X 52314���������Risiag larty laTae Marabf  - X 52315���������A Trip T������ bnerary  X 523i���������������Wedaia0���������ruacVeMe'6raw  ''���������'      We have eight more of  ,   Lauder's   best   songs.  ; Send for the list.  ;,l  New   catalogue   of   ov������r   3,000  ;,.   Records,   sent   free   on   request.  '   Write for it.  J  THE BERLINER GRAM-O-PHONE CO.  ol Canada Limited, ... Montreal.  65  We are the Western Distributors for B.C.   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