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 R.  Brown Visits the Valley in the  Interests of the Patriotic Fund���������  Hedley and Keremeos Take  - Up The hProject- With  Enthusiasm  iHerbert G.   Freeman  - NOTARY PUBLIC  HEDLEY,  British Columbia  N. "Thompson phone sevmouk o94'I  , MOB. WESTERN CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers   '  Sheffield,-Engr.  Offices and Warehouse, 847-63 Beatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.     r   .  Hedley    niners'.^ and.( nillmen's  Union, No. 161, W. F.'.of M.  Begrilar meetings of the,Hedley Loco., No.  161 are held-on the first and third Wednesday  in the month In Fraternity hall and the second  and-fourth Wednesday at the N. P. Mine  O. JL.SXEVKNB T, R. Willkv  President Fin-Secretary.  A. ���������F.-'Sfc-.A. ,M.  ��������� i  REGULAB monthly moetings of  Hedley Lodge J*o. 43, A."F. & A. M���������  are held oh the''second*- Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend. ,- ���������.  CREELMAN,  W.M  H. O.  FREEMAN  Secretary  ������ . L. O. L.���������  - *       . .  Kegnlar monthly, meetings of  Hedioy Lodge 1714 are held on  the   third -Monday   in    every  month in Fraternity Hall,  yisit  .Ing brethern are cordially invited to attend.  S. KNOWLES. W. M.  C. P. DALTON, Sec't.  On Tuesday afternoon a meeting of  the business men of Hedley was held  at the Star Theatre for the purpose of  forming a.local branch of the Patriotic  Fund Association.; When "the meet-,  inghad been called toiorder hy chairman G.,P. Jones,'"'Mr. J. R. Brown,  government^iigeht, r<)f Fairview *. addressed .'the,assembly, at considerable  length, setting forth the object and  scope of the association. At the instance of the chairman, several citizens- briefly expressed' their views to  the. effect that it was no question 'of  generosity, but .our simple duty-.to  take the matter up at once and contribute liberally to .this fund. -  - In his initial address and in reply to  questions of those present, Mr. Brown  e'xpl'ained that the. hioney of the fund  were^to.be devoted exclusively -to-the  TTR? j? T.r^TK^T"E^:S  DENTIST  Will be at Home office in Oroville, 1st  to 20th of each month.  Office  on North  .Main'  Street.  Fg. F>. eRPWIN  British Columbia Land Surveyor,  i-     ���������   t  Tbl, No. 78 "*   * P. O.-Dkawkr 180  PENTICTON,!  B. C,  f   P. W.GREGORY  :'[CIVIL ENGINEER and BRITISH  ���������^COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  ,;���������-.**"*���������"* mt^^  ;;*^tar Building Princeton  I&NEST  S.   SILCOX;  frj};;]  &vll Engineer and Provincial  :-*2-:;: Land Surveyor  ���������**&'!  "Land*, Townsite, Mineral Surveys Etc.  prin^eton^S--;^  relief oif families "whose bread-winners"  had been called to the colors, that the  relief extended not only to wife and  children-but to any-relative dependent  on the .soldier called _to the front.  Futhermore the trustees of- th*������ fund.  make no distinction between volnn-.  teeis, Regulars,- Army and Navy  Reservists, French, Belgian, Servian  aud Russian Reservists, inasmuch as  fcfiey tire fighting shoulder to shoulder  for the common cause aud their families are entitled to equal consideration.  Mr. Brown further pointed out the  necessity of a general organization for  the whole of Canada, owing to the  ability of some communities (such as  our own) to collect more than they  j locally need. .Funds locally, raised  ~may^6e^-rrnTHnrte^"to:������he*TIonornfy'  Treasurer-at Ottawa or placed to the  credit of the Canadian Patriotic Fund  at the local bank. When the total  amount'required for the relief of the  families of any given district has been  carefully worked out, the Honorary  Treasuier will then remit to the local  treasurer the amount required.  When Mr. Brown had finally concluded his -explanation; si committee  consistingof Messrs. Jas Clarke, chairman; C.'P. Dtdton, sec'y-treas; F. H.  French, Geo. Spi-oule, G. P.*Jones, E.  D. Boeing, J. D. Brass, Thos. Rother-  hain, J. Critchley, A. Winkler, H. G.  Freeman and T. W. Beam were appointed to devise ways and "means of  farsings.funds. - It was decided to call  another general meeting on Friday  evening in Fraternity Hall at 7.80  o'clock when the committee will present'- their.report;5 j; ���������;. '''���������;'��������� :;;.- -;;- ;  ^���������Agaih;Wve;wish' to repeat -that' this  'meeting-;'is" for everybody,-'men;, and  women'silike. Clt'-isbtirone great op-  Indications of winter, pleasant and  othei:vt"ige,--nre wjith./.us ag.tim.One of  the pleasant* but'-nolle- the'-loss '-sure  signs of its approach is tns reorganization of the Girls' Basket Ball Chili.  Last year the girls organized a chili"  from absolutely raw material nnd.:  after a few stormy sessions, emerged  playing' a hard heady," game. This  season the- personnel of the team will  be virtually the same, as formerly:  As the briginal machine is practically  intact rind working with the added  smoothness of a year's experience,  we benpeak every succesfe for a season  of irn,broken success. ^ ���������"  The.gjirls will .reopen the season by  giving un Apron and'Tie Dance on the  evening of' Fi relay,' Oct. 2nd in Fraternity Hall. The ii-jHirI general admission of $1.50 will, he" charged and  each Iiidy wishing to dunce during the  evening, is required .to Wear an apron  and bring a-tie to'mutch the same.'-  This-tie, together with the owner's  name, will be placed in a sealed  envelope and sold.foi' 25 cents. The  lady whose apron matches the tie  will thep be the partner of the purchaser throughout ihh evening. Supper will be serve^d by^thfe' ladies at the  hall,: and-music "will be., provided by  'the-Hedley Band Orchestra.  MILITARY UNITS  IA/al t&n C la yton  Barrister-, Solicitor. Etc.  MONEY TO LOAN  PENTICTON,  B.C.  portunity of showing if our patriotism  is more than skin deep, and aiding the  Empire in its hour of extremity.  Dr-   H.   C.  GILL  DENTIST  AH Broken Plates Sent in by Hall Will  have Prompt Attention  :       Visits Hedley Every Month.  permanently Located in Britton Block  Princeton,       British Columbia  Hilefs Tonsofial Parlors  >-A-   For  a Good Haircut  and Shave  First-class Line of Cigars, Tobacco  ���������."]:;  and SoftDrinlcsalways  i: on hand   MILLIARD <& TOPLEY  -. .-A jlarge; anel^^ir.enthrwiagtic.isnieeting;  took-: placeih :the-Towh Hall ohMbnday  evening at which Mr. J. R. Brown  of Fairview assisted ih ��������� organizing a  branch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fund.  The meeting was made up of 19 men  and 13 women all of whom were desirous of doing everything possible to  help in the. work. It was decided  to hold a concert on Thursday, the 1st  October to be followed with a dance  and refreshments. A collection will  be taken, at the. door; the minimum  ambuntto be 50 cents, with no limit on  the other end. Subscription lists will  also be started, so that all who cannot  attend the concert will be able to subscribe in this' way.; The funds thus  raised will be put into the general  fund of the province. It will also be  the duty of the committee to help in  the distribution of - these funds should  cases arise in this district.  Thefoliowingcomposetheepmmittee  appointed.  W. T. Coleman, Chairman; W. M.  Frith, Secy-Treas, assisted hy Messrs  R. H. ,Garmicheal,ReVi;F.H., Stanton,  J. A. Brbwh; H. G. N;/ Etches, Donald  McCallum, F. B.'Gibson, H. Tweddle,  Mrs. Quant,' Mts.'Browh, Mrs. Gibson  and Mrs. Carmicheal.  To the ordinal y layman a statement  of the military-' units deployed in any  locality conveys pnljr:>the haziest conception of the numbers of troops en^  gaged. The numerical btrength of  the various units in^most of the Continental armies-is as follows:  A regiment at full.fighting strength  numbers about 3,300 ,rnen, under the  -command -"of <V-co&"nel.~ Three ���������^\tch>"^*^0f^1*ion*Norr1^  regimants .formta- brigade   approximately 10,000 strong, commanded by  a major-general.':TwoT brigades constitute a division -of   20,000 men,  in  charge 'of a lieutenant-general.   Two  divisions make up an army corps numbering 40,000  men,  commanded by a  general.and  three such   corps, fully  equipped, form an>���������ihdependent army  which includes artillery;.cavalry, com-J  missary engineers and .medical field"  force, 'aggregating 120,000 men. i  While there are*some minor variations between the units in the armies  of the allies, the above 'figures aie approximately correct-and form a fair  oasis for' estimatrng'the numbers of  troops from the,number pf units.        *  , On Monday evening, last, Fraternity Hall was the scene of a most interesting event in the annals of Hedley  Oiange Lodge, ��������� when-1 local chapter  of the Ladies' Orange Benevolent  Association was organised in connection with the L. O. L. at this place,  under the direction of the Most Worshipful Grand Mis'tress Tulk of Vancouver. The event was a session of  mingled business and pleasure, the  early part of the programme being in  the nature of an informal concert  after which light refreshments were  served, to be followed in turn by the  real business of the evening���������the organization of the ladies' lodge.  The meeting'was called to order by  chairman Hv F. Jones at 7.30 o'clock  and the programme openeel by a song  from Mr. J. Howe. W. Lonsdale contributed a couple of instrumental selections. Mrs. W. F. Forbes followed  with a pleading recitation; and a trio  consisting of Messrs. G. Kriowles, T.  Knowles and J. Howe, rendered the  British marching song "It's" a Long  Way to Tipp'erary" amid prolonged  applause. Short speeches were given  by the' chairman; Most Worshipful  Bust Grand Master, J. J. Tulk; Bro.  S. Knowles and others, prior to the  adelress of the evening by the Most  Worshipful Mistress who "dealt exhaustively with the purposes, scope,  and history of Orangi.sm and the relation of the Ladies' Benevolent As-  sociation thereto. When the prospective" initiatates had received ad-  oidequate rnstructiein, the mere men  were ejected and the mysteries began.  Following is the official designation  of the lodge and a list of the officers  electeel:  Hedley Ladies Orange   Benevolent  Sir   Edward  Grey  Publishes    Explicit  Denial of Charge That Alliss  Use Dum-Dum Bullets  Sir Edward Grey has caused the  following categorical denial of the  German charge that the British and  French troops have been using dum- '  dum''bullets to be published in Holland, ������������������  "His Majesty's Government declares  publicity and officially that the statement made by  the   Gentian general  staff to the effect that durn-dum bullets were found orr English and French  prisoneis  of war  is entirely  untrue.  Neither'the British or French army  has in  its possession", or has issued,!  any but approved patterns of rifle and-,  revolver ammunition,   which do   not.  infringe in  any respect tbe provisions  of the Hague convention. ^  .   (Sgd.) Grey, Foieign Office, London."  THE UNIONISTS PROTEST  DID YOU SEE THE  CROSS?  Did'you read an early "extra" at your  .'*;"'"/breakfast, Mr. Brown ? %  [And;ymir coffee���������did you like it:  did  v' '-it pleasantly go down. j-i-  Did yoiv'think, above your bacon, of  your peaceful, happy lot; |*  Ay,   and joke about the figures   on  your china coffee pot?  'When.ybiir?children'came around you,  "���������'������������������'������������������'��������� and your wife beside'youslit .'-'"���������"  Did you throw away your "extra",  saying:  "Foolish business thatl"?  When the women called upon you for  the wounded and their wives,  Wearing crosses on their bosoms; asking aid for shattered lilies,   !  Did  you think about your children,  safe at honie in luxury,  Or the children of the heroes who are  dying hourly?  Did you thinK about your business and  :   that treasured bit of gold,  Or the business of the Empire and its  duties manifold ?  To the Crimson cross before you were  youreyes awake or blind?  Did you  bless the cause it symbolized,  or poor excuses find!  Did you make a lying promise and put  on a sorry face; ���������     .s  ...,  Or fulfill you* obligations ��������� like the  Anglo-Saxon race ?  ���������J. P. BUSCHLEN.  Worshipful Mistress���������Mrs. H.F." Jones  Deputy Mistress���������Miss M. Knowles  Chaplain ��������� Mrs. A. Creelman  Rec Secretary���������Mrs. S. E. McClure  Fin Secretary ��������� Mrs. H." E. Hansen  Treasurer ��������� Mrs. R. Boyd  iLecturer ��������� Mrs. W. Forbes  Director of Ceremonies���������Mrs. Mitchell  Clommittee   1.   Miss P. Robinson  2. Miss E. Patton  3. Mrs. A. Krrjg  "          4.   Miss D. Lyall  After the Unionist had made ii  formal protest and had left the Chamber, the House of Commons yesterday  afternoera passed through all its stages  the bill introduced hy Mr. Asquith  to suspend the operation of the Irish  Home Rule and the Welsh Distablish-  ment bills. '  Introducing his   bill,   the   Premier *  strongly repudiated the assertion that \  the Government had violated any of ,  its assurances not to proceed with cbn-  tioversial legislation.  ,   To have  postponed  passage of any1  of the bills until after the termination *  of the war, he baid, would have had a  deplorabl? effect on  the Irish race all j  over the world and on Irish recruiting.  The Premier promised that before the  Honie Rule bill  came  into operation   ���������  the Govsrnment would introduce an  entirely new amending bill.  EXTERMINATION OE ANTS  MINING NOTES  Those who think that the Reco high  graele has been all worked out of the  property would do well to feast their  eyes on the fine stuff that has been  taken but '��������� by Johnny Nopp during  the past; week ��������� or , two. Some: of ��������� it  is so near the clear stuff that it was  bottled, other specimens constitute  a plate display, and still more is securely sacked. A few days ago about  two tons from the general run was  taken over to the Molson G.M. Co.,  mill. for a test run through that  pinnt, and we will anxiously await  results.���������Chesaw News.  Everything is looking good on  the S. and M. group, according to  S. Spencer, who came down from  there this week. These claims are  on Spencer Mountain on Whipsaw  creek, anel there are seven claims  in all. There is a 400-foot tunnel  all timbered, and Mr. Spencer has  crosscut   the   ledge   on. both   sides.  The subjoined recipe for eiadicating..  ants maybe of interest to local garelen-  **! '     ( *    ( , '  ers and orchurdists.   The "method has  been tried out in a practical  way and  endorsed   by J. A.    Hughes   of   the  United   States Agricultural .Depart- T-  ment.  For an   ordinaly ant   hill,  take a  lump .of potassiasm cyanide (K.C.N.)  the size of a hickory nut and push  well down in the nest.   Use commer-  '*  cially pure cyanide, which can be oh- "  tained at any drug store. - i'l  The   fumes   will   penetrate   every, .  ally of   the   nest, .killing    all   ants  therein as well as all that return to  the nest for "an indefinite time. ''' "  I Potassium' cyanide is *'- one" of the- *"���������"'  m6st?dangeferoii's :;of poisons and "-theMu;  greatest !.of-;"car������':;miis'b;ibe iexcercisedii.!-  to prevent f-atiy Animal from finding^-,  it. The fumes, are very .penetrating,^  and are most dangerous to any perr.  son or'animal. "'"'"    ' ' '������������������---"���������--��������� ���������'- ���������-���������-  After placingrih' the nest -for sev-;:-  eyal: days, remove the ���������luiiip,-'. which*;h[  often .has lost rinost .of .its; .streng-th* >.  after several days' exposure^:;       .....,;.'....  : Always keep cyiiiile in a tight jar  or bottle:  never iri   a box   or paper   '  package. ::,;  _1_���������:���������: " m   ': ���������-;  GENERAL JOTTINGS  :  The British Honse of; Commons. litis*.  passed Premier AsqjLiith's .measure,., to  He has two feet of clean ore which I suspenel..the operation. of. jtl^e. Hpine,  runs from $87 to $210   to the   ton.   Rule and Welsh Disestabiislieht Bills'  DON'T  ARGUE.  : GO   TO   ROLLS  The democracy of Great Britain  having kept faith with Iceland,, it is  now a, -matter; of duty and honor for  Ireland tokeep faith' with them, says  John Redmond;- the Irish leader, calling on Irishmen to bear their share in  the ;*ivarin which the empire -j is -engaged.  The group lies about 20 miles from  Princeton on the Hope trail. The  government is putting in a wagoir  road to the property and four miles  of it has already been completed.  The road has an easy, grade and it.  will cost very little tocqmplete it.r-Si-  : milkameen Star.  'tire'  President Wilson's reply   to  counter protests from the European  belligerents is< stated as '��������� toeing' noncommittal. This means that it; is j the  elongation of-nothing. -���������-   -  It is reported,that am Austrian ammunition ' cart,"'containing 'piises of  cartridges jwith;:.;*exp'losiye ballets /(the;  kind which" do tmbre terrible injury  than eveh-the-'diilm-'duin^ulletis)'," has  been, captured by:.the ^Bussians^............  tiEE ROlifcS Fb'RS^ORTINtf &OODS  for the" time being. '        "     ' '''*' ' *  j The '.United Stiites have:: eh'tbred'rii-; ?  tbaiven^agerrieiit-wrth France, Greiit'-'  Britain,' [ChinK and Spain whereby the A  signatories agree tp.-subinit .any dis-;.^.  pute which cannot be settled hy.diplo-. .  .ihijicy to a perpiiuent cbmtiiissibn of  investrgafcibh fbf' the't'erin bf one year.'i!  Similar Streatlies' Have' been1 f effected'^  by Untile Sahi with*twenty*two'Southj.:  rind Central-AmericanjCpuntEies.f^,-. .;,,,,.;  . I 'Mail,-can "now be-sent fronv-..Edn**oi^ .,.,  ton to Fort George, over the. Grand,.  Trunk Pacific.  ! .'r'-'i' r>'\?"J  i Rossland Town, Cpuncil is m a state "���������  bfhearinsrn*r'ectr6nbve*r' Jild^eBrbiVn's  decisbh;' cutting the:cityV itfesesstti'eht':!  some!$20,000;* 'Mayor!; WillisOrii) de.ii;i  claceg that'jiindeu,;thei.,prese������]b/con.^r?:.,'!  ^ipn.s^b-cpught., a,b(out ..fabouit, by.-jiTiidge x.  Brown's scale, of valuatio'ri, the city  is virtually bankrupt. ���������' THE HEDLKY GAZElTi? SEPT"21;;-lOSl  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per, Your,  ( Uniled SUiles).  .. .-J-i.00  .. -J.50  Advertising Rates  Mciwiu-cnieiit. r. lines'to the inch.'���������  Land Notic-.-s���������-Certillcites of iiii-ii-ovciiieiit.. etc.  S7.KI for fiO-ilny i-otlcc-*-1. iifid.$5.00 for.SMluy  ' notices. -.,    .        -...-..v  Transient Advertisements���������ifot ex-eeulihifr one  inch. $1.(10 for-one Insertion. '.'.-i-oontH for  ench sulweiiii'eiit insei-r.ioli.   Over one* incli,  HI cent?; ner line for  first iiiscrfuin iiml ;i  - cent-* per line foreiieli ^iilwjiiuont insertion.  Ti.ii,->ieiitk> piij.ilileii) ���������uhaiu'o.  Contract Advertlsi-nient.'i���������l lilt incli pel inonlli  "���������I..'.">, mo- 1 inch nnd up lo I nielli'-., SI.Ou  ������        -ii-i- ine-'ipi-i itioiUU, 'I'd cim������.Uiil-ul\ci ti-ui-.  ��������� i '   t.iUns  l.iifro-t- -^p.sie Ui.uutoiir  me 111*-,  "n  ,ippIi(iilton. i.itt*-. will lie K'\en or icriiici-'l  cli,Hire-, b.i-ul on -i/o of sfaco .mil length  oi tune.  M. e*.. HILL. ManalClRK .h'ditor.  l'i  jlhjl! "Uhuii   *' i#-ii+Ww vN'ov Moon  I.n-,1 (pun      ^^r^ J?</    l-'ii-t quar,  101  1/  ���������msss  SKP^' 191-1"   i  Sim. "Mon. Tries. Wftd. Tlm.������Fri. SatJ  ���������i  l  '"I  , ii  , 7 ���������   rf     d*   in    n    i*i"j  ,1.-1    . W      15      111      17      IS '   19  '���������"20  -  *27  oo  2\)  2k  ll'J  21  aa i  I  the clouds into iieacct'iil towns, it' tbe  old tired faces of little children, sick  and broken anil ready tidie,���������if tlie-o  things make no . oH'ecli-vi* prayer for  themselves, is. the -���������'������������������ttcrcd shibho-  lclh at the cathedral likely to pruve  availing?  " For'decades tlie'world has been pr'a'y-  ��������� l ng ��������� iig.-i inst ,war n nil wavritig ag;i in.' t  "pri'iycr; nod, t'o believers- in the system,  I.Ik* present result must be sorry con-  soliilion. hhirppu's w.riitched'.present  i--- I lit" logical sequence of her Iiypoc-  riiii-iil pa&t. Leu men or nation-, ci.t,  e.u h others-' lluo.dsii* they will, but  not cut each othei*-' lluoat-. in tlie  ii.line of the Lrutl and then, ns-'ust ;it  the h,i\oc created, llj" whimpering to  the Ihi'oni' o! gi.ieo to make I lie Almighty the dumping ground   for the ir  own uii-elecds.  I   ������������������    .,  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  .Of.signs.   ..  Copyrights &c.  .  Anyone sending a sltelcli and description may  ,'mlcl-ly ascertain our opinion free -Toother an  ' ITivciition is prolmbly patentable.. Comminilca-  -. t'.onastrictlycoiuiaeutliil. HAtlDSOOX.ou Patents  soul free. Oldest auouoyfor soc'irui? patentK.  I'.-asnts taken Uirou-rli Jluim & Co. rooolve  iuicial notice, without ohnrce, in tlie  A handsomely illtif (rated wccklr.   J.Tiicst elsr-  diLuloii of nay n-lent.1'1'- ji'iiraM.   I'l-i ma, t3 a.  ��������� rear: four nnnlbsi ii.  .'���������-Jin 1-yull ne.vsilealere.  ^NH&Go.8-3-8^^ New York  ..���������i-:!:' :">    '-  "* "-.   '"   -l*1".'.-:-..:. D. C.  1836  78 Years "in Business,   Capital and Surplus $7,786,663.  BANK"MONIiF ORDERS' ^RITStPE ! AND CWEMENT  , If you want to soncl any sum up to Fifty 3")olltirs, to  any point in Caiwula, Yukon excepted, or to any, of tlie  principal cities eif tlie IJnited State?-, buy a Money,Order  at any Branch" oi; tlio Bank of British North America.  The cost is trifling*.  Hedley Branch,  C.  P. Dalton",  Manager  (jSjppjp  r  .f  A BRICKBAT  A PREMIER OF COURAGE  II Sir Rich,nil .McBiidi"- had listenc-d  to the timid folk, who thought he  ought to wait Iol nioie auspicious  time", beloie he- launched hi-, l.iilwny  poli y. we fear he would h.ive,had to  wait a lung time. AVe make no cl.iini  that  he i'oiesaw   wliat   is happening;  r  hut he* is- ceil.only entitk-iV to the  credit of havin-r icalizcd when the  Lime w,i<> .iir-pieimis to fin.iiico great  nuclei takings. The leniilL is that we  h.fve toe Cmadian Xoithe'in Pacific  and the Kettle Kivci Valley lines'  neai ing completion. ,i-, far as I he main  line of the former i^, concerned and all  of the* Litt'.-i, and the- L"-.icific Groat  B.istein being pn-dicd along ,1-= if the  wai- had never been thought of.  Allot" which goes to show that if .i  Premiei cannot be ,i piopliet, the next  best thing i,s to have lots of pluck and  a fair share of hick.  THE PRAYER OF A  RIGHTEOUS MAN  ���������      There  is ;\ somewhat   ludicrous as-  ... ��������� pect to -.President   Wilson's act-ion in  setting aside a clay of public prayer for  the cessation  of  the struggle in Eur-  ;   ope. The war iseithergood otitis evil;  .   the Creator is  addressed as all-po\ver-  -   t'ul, all-seeing,  all-benevolent and all-  wise.    If the  war is, in some, inscrut-  ;   able manner, working for .the good .of  .   the race, then consider the presumption  ���������   of any manor  body of   men  praying  i'or its  termination.    If the war is an*  evil; then surely the fact  is known in  Heaven without promptings from the  .   Earth.    A Providence,  all-seeing and  :   all-wise,   needs  no   suggestions from  .   below to (l.isttinguish between good anel  evil.    A Providence, nil-powerful, can  abolish the evil and sustain the.good.  .   A   Providence,    aU-bonevelcuit,   will  do  this without   instructions   and  a  Providence, not benevolent, will baldly listen to a prattled prayer.  Prayer   that    craves    a,   particular  ���������;   benefit���������anything less tlmu all good���������  .   is   vain   and   unworthy.    Prayer    to  effect a private end is mean add mecli-:  ���������cunt.    Emerson -compares it to   theft.  A man who is in harmony  with. God  will not beg.   He. will make a, prayer  .   of every action   he  performs.    If we  .   accept    the   providential    scheme   of  -   things as  inteinsically just and right,  strive after harmony with that scheme  and consecrate every conscious willing  act of our lives to the futheraiice of  the beautiful and the good,���������that is  prayer.  If the smiling fields of Belgium,  scourged into a wilderness of desolation, if the thousands of stark corpses  feeding kites and crows on the banks  ii, of the Marne, if the soft flesh of sleeping women torn  by bombs cast from  hi yoin l.iat week'-Null*, I'notc w lth  l egret the appiMiahoo <if,i most cynic.il  tijiticle   with   icgiird   to   the  formulae  .appended to out   parliamentary  dori -  uii-nV"  ,.inel   unelcr    the    heading    of  '���������Unconscious. JSuiles-qiie''.    While the  i'oimulne  may    appear    to   the   ino-^t  advci'.e  ciilic of  Aniei.ic.in   origin  a-  iK-ing a little  aucien,l,- it is due   to  a  good many of theT-e .old  official usages  that our judical bodies  owe  their nil  of dignity so  essential Lo that   ic-pccl  I I'oi   law   and   oulei     without    which  I peace,  is any  counliy   is an   unknown  ' factiir. ' The  least    sympathetic   will  'Concede that \v* are'e'xtreniely foitilli-  <ite in pnsM'Ssing* ouch  an exultccr pci-  son.igc to presiiU-.over  the d(-st"enes ol  our v.ist  but sparsely- populated   Uo-  lniniou.    Oih-   by   virtue, of '.mk Ii   ex-  alti-d social   lies of  which 'the -forinu-  l.ie  in  (jue--tioii    not only   cxpt't-.'-'-Iy  dicoialc.s, but  Ciirr ii;s wit b   it  to  the  votaries of chivalry  and   honour  that  clear ling of genuineness chaiacteris-  tic   of  the    IBiitish    aiistow.icy   and  genii y, th.it,   however, in  reality  ai e  viilu.illy the most  democratic of anv  class, (uid to whom   the most caiping  critics of ,nitterity, an* silent.    All the  oiders eniuneialed in the formulae arc  scale.-, in whichpublic merit is carefully  weighed.  They are incentivesto public--piiiLi,d  men, aad unuk the bust to distinguish  them apart fiom the populace. As  money and death makes,-ill men equal,  -social tli.stinction of a, high standaid  Ins iinai'i.ihly the tendency to leinove  a man from the possible taint of the  slimy glitters of sordid graft, .r    -.'  Of Koy.-rl  descent,   a'-champion   of  democrac}**,    and     representing   that  glorious symbol of liberty", "justice' aiid  honor, the  British   cruyvii,. the   lustre  of .which as no niod'ern eqiial.   I therefore hope the   sense of dignity of. the  formulea   "is   appreciated   by '"nioral  thin king people,, than ihatinesan tli rop-  ic quotation of last week's issue.  editor's note-  The.above is a personal letter from a  subscriber,  relative  to   a  skit  which  appeared in our  eclitoral columns last  week.   Home truths,  vigorously told,  never hurt any one and wejare always  pleased to  receive critisisrus, wise  or  otherwise.    The .evident  sincerity of  our subcriber's remarks  makes   them  worthy   of.  publication.    While   not  wishing to enter any controversy,   we  desire to observe  in  self justification  that we regard tbe Duke of Connaught  a high  minded gentleman   whose  intrinsic, qualities eif statesmanship are  such as not to require  half a yard of  extrinsic decorations for the purpose  of. commanding .respect.     We    have  been  accused of .many things at  one  .time or another  but  never  before  of  anything  savoring of   disrespect   to  British institutions.    We are familiar  with  the orders    and decorations in  question; and,   as  they  were mostly  unearned, we  are at a loss  to  understand just how  they add dignity  to  the  holder.    Finally   we  fail   to see  anything immoral in  the belief   that  om parliamentary edicts can command  respect on their merits without carrying so  much   excess baggage   in   the  form of quaint mouthings  from   the  middle ages.  A PIANO manufacturer, recently made a house-  *^ to-hoiise canvass. He's one of those men with  an absurd fear of the "waste-circulation"-bugaboo  ������������������cannot get away from the haunting thought that '.  only 10 out of every 100 readers of a newspaper  'may be possible buyers of his goods.  So he refused to advertise, and went a-canvassing  ���������inviting people  to come  to  his piarib  recitajs. <  Then he wondered why they didn't come: ... ,y������^  This is why:  He wasn't reaching lh������ people.  His canvassers rang every door-bell in  . town.   They talked to some one in every  house.  But one in every household isn't enough  ���������particularly if it doesn't happen to be  the right person. And, as a rule, it wasn't  the right person���������it was a servant, or a  child. The woman, of the house was seldom  seen; the man of the house, never.  'i: . Now, if the piano maker had placed an  -��������� acL in the newspaper, it would have reached  ^thousands,   where  the  canvassers   could  reach only hundreds.  '. And even though only 10 per cent, of the  readers are; actual piano buyers, this does  . not mean that the advertising read by the  other 90 per cent.,is .wasted. Advertising  talks, not only to the prospective buyer,  . but also to his wife, his grown-up sons and-  daughters, his mother���������even his mother-  in-law.  Their coaxing will help to convince  the head of the house���������and pretty soon  there'll be a piano in that home.  This and dozens of similar cases which  might be cited to show "that "waste circulation" is an empty bugaboo, and should  deter no one.  Take the motor truck. It can be sold  only to large firms Yet a motor truck  manufacturer is successfully Advertising  in daily papers. He realizes that he must  reach, not alone the managers of the concerns that require trucks, but also, their  directors, their foremen, their head machinists, etc. It is found in actual practice  that this Advertising radiates in a.thousand  directions, and again converges most astonishingly to influence the house that has  made up its mind that horse-trucking is  too costly and inefficient.  *>;!  Advice regarding your advertising problems is available  through any recognized Canadian advertising agenqy,- or the  Secretary of the.. Canadian Press Association, Room 503  Lumsden Bldg., Toronto.. . Enquiry involves no obligation  on your part���������so write if interested.  liiili^i^i^iaif^i^iaii^^  i"^*S*^.'''"iS*'3-"."i",'S'!*'"S^^  ;������^~-'lWAM.*'*������'--'ttj''K^  n  250.00 will buy a Choice  Residential Building* Lot on  Daly Avenue  rms  Advertise in the  Hedley Gazette  and watch Results  ROLLS FOR RIFLES  Don't Pay Out Good Money for Rent When You  Can Own a House of Your Own  THE HEDLEY CITY TOWNSITE COMPANY, Ltd.  F. H. French, Secretary and Manager HEDLEY, B. C. ���������a**!5*-  THE HEDLEY GAZETTE SEPT 2-1, 1914  THE FAMILY GROCERY  Riueruiew  Creamery  Butter  Absolutely tho best in  town. Try a pound and be  convinced.       " -  JAS. STEWART & CO.  Town and Dlstrcd:.  ^te'n"<i3-^l4^������<������^������ie^te'^^le0cate*^'ie'������k'i3k  f-'fiEDLEy SHOE STORE,!  X. X  X  X  %  I  X  *  -X  X  ������������������*������  '������������������*������  *i<  .*?  ���������*���������������  K  *  ���������t  x  ~K  x  Good strong and all Shoes for  School Girls and Boys of  all ages.  Men's dress Shoes in all sizes.  Men's socks, shirts and   underwear to order.  Ladle's and Children's Stockings  and Underwear to order.  Sdn-tples can be shown.'  Agents for Rex Tailoring Co.  Suits Cleaned' and Pressed  at  Reasonable Charges  awaWaat^aa&awaaaa'a^^^^  ft  X  X  X  X  ��������� X  X  I-  X  X  '.x-  :H  X  X  X  X  X  X  .-*������  x  -x  X  Bori-Bons   and  >MHK-BWB>QinaBVCl������IMBnBMBiaBUn3**l*----MaM  Choice: Candies  ��������� A full   line on    hand.;.'   Nice  and Fresh just arrived a ���������  ;   week ago.  -  Galland Inspect,  fl6fll6UjDruo& Book Store 5  Hedley, J3. C    -      *j������  X  AAAAAA'AAAAAAAAAWaAAAAAAAA'A  PflLflCE  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  HEDLEY   B. O.  *r.A gooel stock of Horses'anel Rigs on  ���������"* 'Hand.    II Orders-forrTeaming   promptly attended te>.  Office of Dominion Express Company.-  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  Phonc-.lI.  D. J.   INNIS        Proprietor.  NOTICE  Certificate of Improvements  IN-JOKPEN'DKXCE, and SPAR DYKE "Mincr-  , al Claims, situate in tho Osoyoos Mining  .- Division ofYale District.   Where located:  ��������� Independence Mountain.-  TAKE NOTICE that R. P. Brown as agent  .. 1. ��������� .���������    for C. H. Cornell Free Miner's Certilicate  ��������� No. B. 95978. intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  " ' * '   ' ' _       Cr -������������������-������������������  ciairiis.  of obtaining a   Crown   Grant of   the   above  And further take notice that action, under  ��������� section 85, must be commenced before the is-  ���������suance of such Certitleato of Improvements.  Dated this 25th day of June, A.-ID. 101!. .������������������-.-���������  l*A&AAWAAAlS%%l*AA&*AAA������<3*V&ll''AV  ������������������������������������������ .5  X  Grand Union 5  Hotel  HEDLEY,  British Columbia  '���������*���������*  -*i  X  X .  X  ������������������X  -X.  *Z  x.  '*'  ���������K  ��������� x  K  x  x  *&��������� $  Rates���������$ 1.50a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor.  Ur  - 11/  ill  "ii  m  ���������&  an  ���������tii  \n  Hi  11/  Hi  Hi  'Hi  Hi  Hi  il/  "���������1/  Hi  m  0/  .^���������e*���������*ee66ee*e6*f*ee-:fe*&:s**:ee6*e-:&.  Here to Stay.  For Painting,  Paperhanging  Etc., apply to  , 'JT. BBALE  Corner White St. and Daly Ave  Te-rrris Wlodoi-eite*  ^3339.***-*a:**}������9*9a*������-j:-99������-9:*-������9^  ROLLS KEEPS GOOD GOODS  Frank Bailey was in from Princeton  last Monday.  Mrs. G. E. Saunders of Oroville* w.-is  in Hedley for a few days last week.  .Xsck Naif of Riverside is renewing*  olel acquaintances in Hedley tins week.  Boys, the basketball girls, have organized fer the season: go thou do  likewise. *��������� .,  Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Jones motored  to Keremeos on Sunday, returning  ���������tlW'same day.  Bokx���������To Mr. anel Mrs. E. Williams  of Nicked Plate camp-on Sunday, Sept  20tii,'.ii.da lighter.    -     --���������*,---  Miss Edith. Bradshaw of Bradshaw  has htjon V.isising* Miss-GcrlrutloSniitir  i'or the past week.  Miss Doris Lyall has been appointed  pianist of*, the 'recently organized  branch of tlioL. O. B. A.  Miss. H. McGullough of Calgary is  spendinga few weeks iu Hedley, the  guest of Mrs. Mairhoifcr! -  Miss Elsie'-Wheeler of Puwhuska,  Oklahoma, is visiting ot the home of  Mr. and Mr. R. Wheeler.  G. P. .Tones who has been away on a  business trip to the coast for a week  or ten days returned last Friday.  Mr. anel Mrs. F. H. Franch motored  over to Fairview last Friday accompanied by" Mr., and Mrs. Geo. Sproule.  Hugh M(*gr<nv".yhorhas he-en visiting  his'sisl'er,''Mis. S." E. Hamilton since  Labor Diiy left on Friday for his  home in Bridesville. '  Mrs. W. A. McLe^an paiel.a flying  visirffo Prince ton on Mondayvand re-  tu i-1 led, a ceo in pan reel - JLiy- M r."' McLea ii  who  was on   his   way'"fajlck froni- the  road camp. ... .    '    1* "'  .-.- *��������� -   .. . ��������� ^ i  Why that " thirst?, Remember  -Rotherham has ice-cream sodas,^coca-  cola, phosphates, hutter-milic " and  fresh fruits. Drop in anel try them and  'examine,our sporting goods anel photo-  grapic supplies.  H. A. Turner passed through lledley  ear-ly in tiro -week oh'business.connected with work on the* tians-pro'v'-ii'iciaT  highway. The indications are that it  may be just about the last call this  year.'   * . * t '  Dr. and Mrs. McEwen are back from  their motor trip to Penticton. Mrs.  McEwen-- reached home Satuielay  evening, the Dr. having returned  earlier in the week.  . Rev. G.D. Griffiths, Anglican jjlergy-  maii from Princeton, conducted three  services here on Sunday. Tn fcho  evening Mr. Griffiths preached a  strong sermon on the subject of the  cross as a symbol of aid to the afliic ted.  Mrs. Hogg anel child who have been  visiting at the home of Mrs. F. M.  Gillespie for the past week returned  to Suinmerland last Saturday, Homer  McLean taking them in his car as far  as Keremeos.  N. V. R. Huns, Inspector of banks,  left Hedley.last Thursday after spending the greater part of the week in  town making a thorough inspection  of the local branch of the Bank of  B. N. A.      -  Wm. Henderson who left here last  month bound,- ostensibly, for Valcar-  tier returned to town last Thursday.'  It seems that he was unable to pass  .the physical examination and got no  farther than Nelson.  ...Mrs. J. J. Tulk, Worshipful Grand  Mistress of the L. O. B. A. who has  been busy this week organizing u  local branch of the order at Hedley  left Wednesday for Princeton where  she will be engageel for some days in  similar work.  Robert-Stevenson'of Prihceton dropped into the oflice one elay hist week  and regaled us with stories of "old  times" in the Siuiilkameen. Mr.  Stevenson has claims scattered through  the district and was in Hedley looking  after his properties on the Nickel Plate  Mpuntuin.  Immediately' after the Patriotic  Meeting on Friday evening all persons  interest in golf arc requested to remain for the eliscussion of general  business relating to the prospects of  the club. As this is a practical reorganization for tho present season,  let all golfers be present in order that  things may be set moving toward .the  Merrill Gup contests.  We notice with pleasure that Hans  Richter of Keremeos and J. Budel of  Princeton carried off first prizes for  horsemanship in the recent contests  at Vancouver Exhibibition. According to those who witnessed the contests, the exhibitions of riding,  put up hy the B. C. cowboys, were of  such a high order that it was a genuine  honor to get "inside the money" let  alone 'Capture 'first, place in any* of the  events.  <8'*A/-''"'W'-V-/s-\/--'*-*\/-/*-*\/-''''\^^  i    COMMUNICATION    I  All correspondence to the cilitor ot the Uaze-ttc  must benrsigiiiilure, otherwise it-will not  -.bo published. The editor assumes no responsibility for the views contained in correspondence. - ��������� ��������� V  Keremeos, B. U��������� Sept 10th, 191-1  To the Editor Hedley Gazette. -    ���������  Dear Sir:  The    spirit    that   imbues  'Gorman  militarism,   the spirit  Unit  is  responsible    for  the*   widespread  bloodshed,  misery, anel ruin, that arc'-hcing causeel  by  the   war, 'stand-.'   revealed  in   the  peremptory and   brutal  demand   that  has been   made  on  Belgium'.    It sins  almost  as    flagrantly  against justice  and   righteousness, '   if   iic*t*   against  humanity,  as if the  City of  Brussels  ever h'-i'd   been  deliveied   up  to  sack.  It is not intenelcel .as  punishment  or  exnctiein, of an indemnity.    There has  been  no   oll'ence  to    punish    and  no  wrong to avenge,  except   that commit tetl by those  who have  in   almost  so  many  words,   avowed themselves  guilty  of   a gross,   and   unprovoked  breach of  their pledges,   anel of international  law.    It-is meant to crush to  intimidate,   to humiliate,    fn   fact,   it  is the act of a piivate  state, and it is  perhaps well that   it should have been  perpetrated thus early in the war, anel  in this conspicuous  way; so  that   the  nations tha fare engaged in the struggle,  anel also  those''now  looking  on  should.lr.-i.vc* a clear view of the nature  of the.work they  have taken in   hand  anel of Ljie  kind  of antagonists   they  have to'encounter,   ' ���������  i Yours truly,  ' Wij-xiam Tn'oari'sox.  e - *    -J -���������i ������������������        * " ., * -  Grates are:^xtra;durabie;; Goal1 prater-'is;du-"  plex; Wop&graite is the most modern type.  F&lS&fe?   ^*- take extra large pieces of  S- fJ������*o     wood���������just remove back������end  lining-. Ask the Mcglary dealer to show you.  Sold by HFi  idDLEY TRADING COilPANY.  .Hedley, B.C...Sept.,23rd,, 191-1.  Editor Gazette,  Dear Sir:��������� ���������  Some-inisy-body .has been circulating- thcrjreport arounel town that I  was the cause of Master Hnghio McKenzie gunning.ajvay .to Keremeos,-;as  they say-'. 1 thrashed him on Saturday  which' tli������* boy himself denies.  Jack Smith.  meteorological:  The following are the leadings show-:  ing temperature, etc., for the week  ending. Sept 19 1911: ''      ' :.  ..    AT THE JilXli.'-.'.'-'   ,      "'  Maxim'um   ** "iMininilrin -  Sept is    '     .       :-$   ���������".-.    " '-.'io ,  .- .    -14*     . f-.r  - ^m    '   .. 27"'"  15     *     .. 31- '     .. 23  -  10  '  -     ..       "3(5       *.-.���������    -      2o  .'  17      ... IS        .. 85  IS      ���������.    :.       - 42   -    .. 33  "   19   -"     .. 4S        .. " -31  Average maximum temperature 39.57  "Average ininirmml      ,       elo 29.14;  Mean terii'oerature 34.35  Rainfall "for the week    0.34 inches.  Snowfall. "     'UO.00        "  v.CQKBBSPONDlNG WEEK OF LAST YEAR  "Highest maximum temperatnre 71.  Average maximum   "'-      do 60.57  Lowest minimum.     t:      elo 27.  Average rriini'rnum do 32.14  Mean '    -. ?L   . do    .,  4(5.35  ' AT THE "IILT^.  -JVlAXiM'tTM ilinimum  Septl3'    .'"���������������������������-.'. : 59       ":���������:.'      ���������:','������������������ W:  .14    ���������; ..    , 55 ,  ..���������       4;  14 *-"  .;'  "   '57. .  -.. .'-������������������-' , .:v39 ���������-  ���������"  16 .. 56       '..,,      - 41..  17 -'-..." 56        ."-. 41  15 ���������  ..CO        .. 4-1-  ��������� :..19..--.    ,,.,.;      61        '/.'     ,46  Avei-age maximum temperature 58.14  Avei-age-niinimuni.        -   do 42.2S-  Meaji . elo   ,.     50.21  Rainfall for'tlie we-ek'   1.47   inches  Snowfall     ."       " .00   .-   "  .COHRESPCNDING WEEfC OIj* LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature S3  Average     -i .do do .71.28  Lowest minimum do 38.  Average     .    do do 42.71  Mean elo 50.99  A big  assortment  of. all  kinds  reg- $1.25 to $1.50 to go at  ea^gKcsas^feigi^aj-L-jBiL-^  7mnr~ij>.i.'*r.*������i.:iij!iiinp=a  ry to go  lines  . at 1=3  Winter goods of all kinds  arriving  Shoes and Rubbers  Mackinaw Clothing-  Sweater Coats  Neckwear.    , ....  Heaters  ������������������������������"������������������'*--"������������������������ ��������� ��������� ��������� ������������������������-������������-������������-������^-'������-������-������-������^������^-������-������-������-������--������������>-������-������������'-������ ���������#>���������������'���������������������������������������'  HEDLEY DRUGGIST  DESERVES PRAISE  F. M. Gillespie deserves praise from  Heelley peeiple for introducing here  the simple buckthorn . bark anel .glycerine mixture, known.as. Adler-i-ka.  The simple German remedy first  became famous by curing appendicitis  and it has now-been discovered that A  SINGLE DOSE removes sour stomach, gas on the stomach and constipation INSTANTLY.*  WakclTOur Show Windows  aiid See fclle ^ine^ AJne of  'Goods.' we carry m Stock:  CREELMAN <& LYALL        |  I   FRASER. BLOCK - HEDLEY, B.C. |  Consider The Calendar!  AUTUMN DAYS NEED AUTUMN CLOTHING  WE HAVE  SHIRT������  OVERC-O/ITS  S\A/E������/\TEJR COATS  FALL UNDERWEAR  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the'Best. . Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  "JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor.  Semi-Ready   Clothing:   Store  H. G. *R*r������ema*ni, Proprietor  SUBSCRIBE FbR  THE   GAZETTE! THE HEDLEY GAZETTE.   SEPT 21 1914.  REMEO'S  KEREMEOS, the Centre of Lower Similkameen���������Famed for Fruit Growing;;  Town and Lower Valley.  Mr. Mortlock of Penticton was a  visitoi in town on Monday.  Gordon Dinning,  acting manager of  the local   b-ink, spent Sunday in Pen  ticton. -    ���������  D. J. Taylor, manager of ,the Simil-  hameen Fruit Lands Co., Ltd, arrived  in from "WinnipegnnSatimhiy-'lnst.-'  Hiram Inglee of "YV.hifce Like was in  town Monday. He took home a full  load of woven wire fencing for the  ranch.  Mrs. and Mis. Helen' McEwen, of  Toronto, motored over srorrr Penticton  hint Friday to pay Rev. and Mrs.  Stanton a shoit visit.  Don't you want a rifle or ������hot gun  for this hunting season ? Don't think  long, but walk around and see Ezra  Mills.    He has the stock.  R. H. (."ariniehnel returned home  from Spokane on Satuielay. Owing  to the extremely wet weather he only  stayed a couple of days in the Inlanel  City.  Robert Brown of Clareshohn,  who  is the owner of lot 37, is spending a  few  days  looking over  his  propel ty.  He  is combining  business   with  plea  sure in hi-* tiip in here.  W. C. Ditmars of Vancouver left  for the coast Monday after spending  the past week in thejdistrict, Mr.  Ditmars is very pleased with the progress made on his fruit lot, anel the'  satisfaction of seeing his new house  nearing completion.  Horses wanted, from 15-16 hands,  weight 1000-1400 pounds of 5 to 8 years,  must he broken to saddle or harness  and sound. Send full description, including colour, brand and lowest price  to Dr. W. Thomson, Box 9, Keremeos,  B .C. 31-4  Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Burton of Seattle  are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ferris for a  week or ten days. Mr. Burton is the  general agent for the Northern Express Co. of Seattle. M.is. Burton being- the sister, of Mr. Ferris, they are  very much taken up with the district  and hope this will be only the first of  many visits'.  Mr. Le Lievre, late of Victoria, has  honght the Spring Brooke ranch, on  the Penticton road, that was owned  hy A. C. Kennedy. Mrs. Le Lievre  and three sons arrived in town on  Saturday, the 19th, and after the  pleasure" of making a few friends,  drove out in the evening to join her  husband. We wish them every success on tlioir new enterprise*.  The Okanagan Fruit Union have  rented the lower floor of the Knudson  building and four packers are busily  engaged preparing shipments for the  markets of "Vancouver and the Prairie  provmces. This year the growers who  have joineel the Association will be  under the direction of the 'Penticton  branch; .and if all goes well, as is expected, the Similkameen branch of the  Okanagan Fruit Union will be formed  here for nexe year's crop.  Dr. anel Mrs. Schilstra and children,  accompanied hy Miss Leone Quaed-  vlieg, left on Monday evening's train  for Medford, Oklahoma. "Word was  received from Mrs.: MacLellan, sister  of Mrs. Schilstra, that she was very  weak after an operation she had undergone. Mrs. Schilstra had been  waiting several days witn the expectation of her sister's health'*1 improving,  but as her hopefulness was not fulfilled she and the Dr. decideel to make  the journey.  Tho Similkameen representatives of  '���������Range'Days" to the Vancouver fair  arrived home on Monday after having  had a very successful time and a pleasant holitlay.     The party consisted of  Mrs.  E. M. Daly,  Mr. and Mrs. Hans  Richter, Maurice Daly, William Rain-  cock,   Paul Terbasket of  Keremeos,  and Jack Bndd and Fred Wannpole  of Princeton.     In the relay race Hans  Richter took   the   first ^prize,   which  carries the championship belt of B. C.  and $400.   The relay race was a course  of; two miles with four changes: for  four elays.     Hans best time for one  relay two miles   was 5 min,  21 sec.  "Billy" Raincock, riding Jack Biidd's  string, was a, splendid second.   This  prize carried $250 with it.    The turn-  stake was won by -Haris Richter on  "Billy" with Billy Raincock second on  Jack Budd's "Roanie".   The Novelty  Cowboy: race was won  by* Raincock  with Richter second.'   irf this race the  boys had to put their chiips -ririel spur.-s  on'lrghta cigar,  and then turn three  stales while going round the show  building. When the'northern part  of B. C. had to meet the southern, in  the potato race, it was seen that the  Similkameen valley* had to stand forthe whole of tlie south'. " Nevertheless  the boys from the shiiny valley pulled  off anotner victory."!- This;[was a'vety  exciting radel' There -was 'a. pile'of  potatoes put at ench end of Jthe^ii-t-nn  with five-cowboy's "on each* side' *wit;h  pointed sticks to enable them to spear  the spuds. The ieleii then was to see  who could get-the potatoes into their  respective barrels. At the same  time each side ' endeavoring by  interference to stop the othe*r from  accomplishing the* purpose. The Siinilkaineen won easily the Northerners only managing to "pocket" one  poor lone spud, while our hoys were  getting away with the bunch. Maur  ice Daly who got the name of the  "liaby cowboy" was up and around  everywhere, holding the wild horses  anel being of general assistance to all  the contestants. When he was on  the job he ceiuld easily be picked out,  when he wasn't it took two special  cowboys to finel him. He had the  time of his life! Mrs. Hans Richter  who entered for the ladies' roughrid-  ing took special prizes. Altogether  the cowboys from the Similkameen  covered themselves with glory. The  roughriding contest was won by D. L.  White of Chilcotin. This carried the  Championship belt of B. C. White  certainly deserved the honors for after  he had won the championship he rode  the worst horse that conld he found  with his stirrups tieel behind the  saddle. George Webb of Cariboo won  the championship of B. C. for bare  back horsemanship.  AUTO STAGE SERVICE  Tweddle's cars are  comfort- \  able.   Tweddle's drivers X  are experts.           - ^  No delays. ��������� No -iccidcnts  Autos leave Penticton every morning to connect with trains to Hedley.  Princeton. Coalinont, Oroville and  all Boundary points.  Leave Keremeos for Penticton oii  arrival of Great Northern trains  Fare���������single $0.00  RETURN $11.00  Baggage carried. Commercial trunks  arranged for  Break the monotony of train and  boat travel and take tin auto trip.  When you arrive at Penticton or  Keremeos ask for  TWEDDLE'S AUTO STAGE  Cars Call at all Hotels  BOY SCOUTS ORGANIZE  AT KEREMEOS  Atioop of Boy Scouts is being organized in Keremeos. Two meetings  have been held, at both of which the  attendance has .been large and the  enthusiasm high. This movement,  as is well known, is not of a military  character, hut its aim is to instil in the  lives of the Scouts a conception of  loyality anel helpfulness. In the words  of their motto the Scouts will "be  prepared" for any emergency which  may arise.  Air. Frank Stanton is acting as  Scoutmaster, Mr. Cat-gill Armstrong  as Assistant Scoutmaster. Just now  the troop is looking for a suitable  place in which to meet. In the meantime the School Trtistees "have kindly  given permission to the troop to use  the schoolhouse.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditcb' digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land,' Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C!  | FOR SiRVICE  The  Throughbred  Stallion  Running  "Beautiful and Best"  (Canadian Stud Book, No 237)  Will stand" for public service at  ���������'���������The WillpjivB'-i 'Keremeos, for  the season\bf 1914.   .* *  Fee for servrce*|J10,0p -to insure.'  Mares .m'ayibe "pastured  E. M. DALY  Mort-ipSaie  Under -and"by virtue of the  powers contained in a certain  mortgage which will be produced at the time of sale, there will  be offered for sale by  PUBLIC AUCTION  by L. H. Patten ''ait the  TOWN HALL, Keremeos  _   ON   -������������������' ���������������������������"������������������  Thursday, Sept. 24th, 1914  at. the hour of 2 o'clock in the  afternoon the following  property:  ALL AND SINGULAR that certain parcel or tract of land anel premises situate, lying and being in the Similkameen (formerly Osoyoos) Division of Yale District, Province of British Columbia, more particularly  known and ilescribeil as lots sixteen  (10), seventeen (17), and eighteen (18)  in Block Seventy-One (71) in a subdivision of parts of District Lots Seven  Hundred -anti Forty-Nine (749) and  One Hundred and Seventy-Four (174)  in the Similkameen Division (formerly  Osoyoos) of Yale District Province of  British Columbia, according to the  official map or plan of said sub-division, made by C. A. Stoess, P. L. S.,  and depositee! in the Land Registry  office in Kamloops as Plan No. 300,  On the property are a livery stable  and dwelling house.  For terms   and conditions of  sale  apply to  L.H.Patten; Keremeos, B. C.  Da ted the. 30th day of August, 1014.;  .  : C   -A. B. Black, ';i'--;':  Solicitorfor Mortgagee,  :  '     Greenwood, B.C.1  Synopsis of Coalfining Reflations  Y"iOAXi mining rights of the"'Dominion, in  T-7 ���������' Manitoba; Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory.'.tho North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of British .Columbia, may be: leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual- rental of $1 an  .acre: ' Not more than S!;560 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  .      :;      , ,..,',::.   ...'.-.-.-���������'-���������'  Application for a lease must bo made by the.  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent'  or the .district in -which the rights applied for  aresituated. '.  ; .   ..}���������'���������- ������������������.'������������������:.-.-.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by, sections, or legal sub-divisions' of  sections, arid'in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by tho applicant  himself. ,        ;.-.:..���������; .-       , ���������:.:'.--.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of '$5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for aro not .available, .but .not otherwise. A royalty shall bo paid on the merchant:  able output.of the mine at-the rate of Ave. cents  pcrtou         ..*���������-������������������  The person oporating the mine shall furnish  io Agent, with s- _  the full quantity of merchantable coal mined  the Agent, with sworn returns accounting for  quantit;     " .... ���������  y the roy    .         ing rights aro not being operated,,such returns  and pay the royalty thereon.   If the coal min  ..   Igl' '"'...  should be furnished a^; least once a yenr.  The lease will include tho coal mining rights  only, but the Ichscc may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may  bo considered necessary for tbe working of tho  mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  liould be  made to tho Secretary of the Department of  tho Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion l^ands.  For full   information application'  *y of the  XV. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.  Unauthorized .publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. 9-6m-  SILKS  Large Assortment of choice Silk Dress  Goods, Silk handkerchiefs etc.  for sale at right prices  TOfiMY SING, Keremeos  H. C. N. ETCHES  is. Agent for theiHedley Gazette in;  Keremeos anel authorized, to book!  Subscriptions and. take ..orders for  job work arid advertising.  WE'VE QOT THE BUSINESS  AND THERE IS GOOD REASON WHY  If we were to be here to-day and pack up  and go tomorrow we. could perhaps afford to  run our business along slip-shod lines. We  are here, however, to build a business. This ���������  we intend to do by stocking high-grade  goods and selling at a low margin of profit. v  See our superior line of Goods  for Spring.  FRANK  RICHTER   ESTATE  ������������������*-���������������  i  - -:W  This is a.time of crisis, a time for'read-   .  justment, a time-for quick-action,  a time for greater efficiency���������  Biit Not a Time lor tlie Guftali-  meitt 61 Good flOvMisilf  Canadian  advertisers are ' face to*  face  with' an  opportunity.'.  Sad it is '.  that this opportunity is evolved through  blood and tears; .b,ut-not -to take, advantage of it is to, fait in, a real jflujy Jio^the  Empire. ,   ,  Some businesses���������chiefly those dependent upon imports���������must suffer;  but for everv business that suffers, ten  will prosper. Never has business been  less interrupted by a great war. -  . , Re-adjust' your .business to advaii-' *  tage of new openings.    Grasp now the'  markets that, must look to you as never"  before.. Make a more  efficient use  of  advertising.     Use the   newspaper to  better advantage.    You can find Your *>v'  opportunities in: .this, situation If You  Look For Them.  Efficient, carefully-planned and  properly-prepared newspaper advertising will open the way for you.  'ii  ���������  g  The kind you want and when you want it  is the kind we do. -  NOTICE  POST OFFICE,  KEREMEOS, B. C.  Certificate ofImprovement  Nkllik (A)'Miiicrnl Claim; situate^in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: - Nickel Plato Mountion.  Take notice that W. Arnott, Froo Minor's  Certificate No.'75ni, intends, sixty days  from the date horeof,; to apply to- tho Mining  Recorder for a Cortificato -of Improvements,  fortho purpose of Obtaining n, Crown Grant of  the above claim.     , . .. ��������� .   :  ���������  Arid further take, notice that action, under  seetion'S;*);  must' be  commenced before1 tho  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 22nd'day of August,. A. D., 1911   ,.  When   Writing;  Advertisers ' Please  Mention this Paper.  NOTICE  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  Prrsidentiat/Tkyangt.e Fraction. Minoral :  Claim, situate in: tho Osoyoos! Mining Divi- ������������������'���������  sion of Yalo District.    Where   located:���������  ��������� :   Nickel Plato;Mountain.  ���������"p-iko notice that L.'H.'Pattcii, Free Miners '���������'���������''  ���������*��������� ���������''    Cortiflcato No. 75135, Jntonds, sixty days ';"'  from tho dtito hereof,-- to apply to tho Mining v  Recorder for a Cortiflcato of Improvements, ''  for tho.purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  tho.-above claim. '���������[-. ,  . And further take, notice.that action, vm&cvffi'jft.  section 85,' riurstbo ��������� bommoncod: boforb -tho ;;*���������  issuance of such Cortiflcato of Improvements,,-i{.  Dated", this 22nd'day of August. A,* D.,"'19U."': '"-"*'  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GAZETTE  m    >> i ������

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