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 I *  I  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. 1.  No. 35.  HEDLEY, B.C.,.THURSDAY, JSEUT." 14, 1905.  $2.00, in Advance.  Methodist Church.  '     '   JTkdusy. J}. C. '     ������  Sunday School at 3 o'clock. * ' ('  1 Evening Sci-vice' at 7:30 o'clock.'   ,      4      '   \  Everybody welcoinc'  L. THOMAS, Pastoji.  CHARLES JE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer, ' ''  Dominion   and'   Provincial  Land Surveyor.  'Orders may lie left at Gazette office.  flEDLEY,     .:      :     .:      :      B. G.  Dominion Exhibition  |)f 60RIST 1N&, V. S. ���������'.--  Consulting  Veterinarian  =====OSOYOOS, Ji.C.     -  A.dvice and 'prescription by mail, $1.00.  1905���������September 27 to October 7���������1905  Under the auspices of the ' ;   ���������     '  ROYAL ACKICUJ.TCRAI^&  ���������     iNDUSTItlAI. SOGIKTV   .-   .     ,  NEW WESTMINSTERS. 6.  t  Stupendous and comprehensive  array vof Exhibits representing  the   resources  of  all   Canada.  GOLDEN ZONE GROUP  Quartz   Properties   At   The  Head of Twentv-Mile.  $100,000  IX PRIZES AND  ATTRACTIONS  ! $100,000  Enlarged grounds, new,  handsome arid spacious buildings   .  DEPOSITS IN' LEDGE FORM  Difficult Country To Prospect���������Wagon  Road Needed���������Ore From The Grass  Roots���������Dumps All Ore  \.WINKLER '& MOHR  Penticton and Princeton  Real Estate and Mining-Brokers.  Correspondence  Solicited   from  Those Having  Property to  Sell.'  R H.  BOG  M.A.,,L5.C.L.  SOLI C [TOR, CONVEYANCER,  . NOTARY PUJJLIC, ETCV  Vernon, B. C.  GILLESPIE, & MSLM  ���������      ��������� REAL' ESTATE  ���������AND-  miNING    BROKeRS  'Insurance Agents, Conveyancers, Etc.  Next to Post Ollico, JI10DLKV. B.C.  Edw, G. Warrei*,  Electrical Engineer and  Contractor  GREENWOOD,        -        3. C.  World's  Ciiampjonsiiip  Events  I in   Rowing   and  Lacrosse,   Horse  Racing, Broncho  "Busting,"Military Parades and Exercises.  Royal   Irish   Guards and other  Famous Bands.  Grand Water Carnival���������Parade  of Fraser river fishing fleet, patrol  boats, H. M. warships, [ndian war  canoes-; etc.,' etc.  Indian Sports.  - Following the Penticton wagon road  from the Nickel-Plate to a point south  of the western end of Twenty-jVJile  lake, a road passable for teams leads  in a northerly "direction to the dam  placed at the outlet of Twenty-Mile  lake.  This dam was constructed'-.ibout a  year 'ago by the Daly Reduction Co.  to retain the water in Twenty-Mile  lake, which would thus be used as a  reservoir, the water being held back in  the spring and  early summer when  has been cross-cut, and in it also is  evidence of a cross-cut fissure of later  origin cutting the " ledge. Farther  soutlris a shaft 50 feet deep {ill in ore,  strongly mineralized with mispickel  and said to contain good average-values throughout.., The cross-cuts above  mentioned would seem to indicate the  existence of three parallel quartz veins  although the inclosing bands separating them are well mineralized and contain ore values. Farther south, still,  in some smaller openings the quartz is  very clean, and some blende is in evidence with the mispickel..  The huge amount of ore on the  dumps will go to show that, if there  were transportation the. 'shipping of  ore from this: property might begin  at once.  Mr.; MacGowan   Tells of Wealth of the  Similkameen.    ���������  WEDDING BELLS.  Hunt-Stitt.  In the presence of numerous friends,  For all information write "\V._1I. KK-ARY,  SlSCUETAlSY'lUlfl iUan'agku, Nk\v V/i;st-  MiNSTnu, B. C. '  urmajsara  make good bread you  SSSj  must have good flour.  If  you want the ijest bread  you must use  the best  Mr. William Valentine Hunt, son of  Mr. William Hunt of Repton, England,  assistant superintendent of the British  there is abundance of water in ,Twen-1 Columbia Electric Railway  Company,  Estimates Furnished on any Electrical Project eoh, Power or Light  dflS.6LrlRK  Watchmaker  hedl.eV,b.c.  GlOGks and Watches for Sale/  ' A. ;MEQRAW  Notary f^utoiio  Conveyancer,. Real Estate, Mines, In-  - .    surance, Crown Grants applied  for under Land Act and  Mineral     Act.  Agent for :  The Mutual Life Assurance Co. of Canada,  London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co.,  The Ocean Accident & Guarantee Co.  IS THE FINEST FLOUR MADE.  You can always depend  on it.    Use no other.  : FOR sale by:  SflflTFORDS,LIMITED  iiedleu'-and Fairview  I Hedley,  B. C.  OLIVER & GLADDEN  -:o:  Now that the Great Northern is coming sure, just hustle in your jobs of  office stationery into the Gazette print  shop and get ready For your share of  the rush.  ty-Mile creek, and let out into the  creek as required. ' Unfortunately this  summer the dam sprang a leak and before it could bo repaired and made-  tight enough to hold back the. water,  about a two months'supply had escaped; The clam had raised the lake  some four or"five feet above its normal summer level and in consequence  a eonside.rablc-porcioii of the old trail  to the"(Jolden Zone which lay along  the lake shore 'was, submerged and a  new trail further back on the hill-side  among the fallen timber had been cut  out.  The whole country thereabout' was  thoroughly characteristic of height  of laud that marks the source of all  streams in mo un tuitions countries.  Here were the lakes, marshes, broken  ridges, springy hill-sides and little  brooks gurgling over miniature cascades and sparkling from their beds in  the black mould. North of the lake  the frail climbs over a ridge which has  a considerable descent on its northern  side, into -another basin that drains  into Tweiity-Mile creek and northward  of that is the mountain upon which  The- Golden Zonk G.hoct  -is situated, the distance from the Nickel Plate being about teii or twelve  miles by the trail find road. The  group consists of four claims, the Golden Zone, Silver Bell, B. C. and Irish  Boy which were staked 011 the 20th of  June', 1900 by the present owners, .T...T.  Marks, Paul .Brodhagen and: J. Murphy. These claims are staked on a  lead with an easterly -and .westerly  trend, with the Silver Boll occupying-  the most westerly and southerly position, the Golden Zone, B. C. and Irish  Boy following in the order enumerated from southwest to northeast.  and Miss "Annie Ysobcl LeSueur Stitt.  dn.ugh.ter of Mr. and Mrs. .1. R. Stitt,  Eighth avenue. Fairview, were, married in Holy Trinity Church. Fairview  at .'1 o'clock Wednesday ' afternoon.  The wedding ceremony-was performed  by Rev.'Iiavelock Beacham, rector.  The bride was given away by her  father. She was becomingly attired in  silk mousseline do soic over white taffeta, and wore a veil and orange blossoms. She was attended by her sisters  the Misses Gardaand Nora Stitt, who  were dressed in cream silk voile.  . The groom was supported by Mr. H.  P. Archibald.  Mrs C. F. Cotton, sister of the bride,  was matron of honor, and at the post-  11 uptal reception Mrs. Cotton was assisted by Mrs. Frame and Mrs. A. Barker.  The happy couple left in the afternoon by theC. P. R. for Hedley City.  The bride's travelling costume was  cream broadcloth and louisine silk edged with gold. She wore a picture hat  of shirred cream silk and feathers.  Many friends saw the bride and groom  off at the depot. On their return, Mr.  and Mrs. Hunt will reside mi Nicola  street.���������News Advertiser. ' ���������  For a Brass Band.  Civil & Mining Engineers  :o:-  REAL   ESTATE  HEDLEY, B. C.  /^&^:&&&&&a:������r.e-.sr-s--a.-=psr!c--*S-->p!S'-������������--'S<^  VF w  (1/  \������  xli  ill  \b  \6  ill  ill  id  id  \\i  Hi  ii>  il>  fMllllneru in latest Styles ������  ���������AOKNTS I'Olt- 5}  MASON <������*. RISCH Pianos.       jjj  Butterlck Patterns $  -      -      B. c 8  DRY GOODS  FANCY GOODS  BOOTS & SHOES  Hi  Hi  Mi  tti  Hi  HEDLEY,  PURVEYORS  ] OF  ���������)        ALL KINDS  ) 0F  j Tresis Meats  I       Flsn  ;    vegetables  AND  Fruit  Cut Rates on Orders by both Penticton  and Overland Stages.  Inquire for Latest Fruit Arrivals.  The ground where the best showings  are to be seen is thickly covered with  a dense undergrowth  of young pines,  and fallen   timber   and   coated   Avith  drift or wash, and only from its bearing with other exposures   was   there  any suggestion of its'  existence there.  The first discovery  was  made on  an  iron capping on the Irish Boy,  but in  prospecting from a deep-draw  farther  south and west, a genuine ledge;  was  discovered, of generous width,   lying  between granite on the northwest and  porphyry on the southeast.     Following the line of contact; in a   northeasterly direction the lend  was uncovered  in several places, showing the  continuity,   and various crosscuts  give evidence   of the strength of the  vein   in  width.    There are regular Walls   with  gouge and slickensides, the strike  being    approximately      northeast   and  southwest and the dip apparently   to  the  southeast.  The ore is a quartz gangue with mispickel carrying gold and silver with  -some nickel and cobalt. The nickel  in all probability is from the arsenide  in nickeliferous pyrrhotite which is  the most common occurrence.  The develowment work and the  manner in which it has been done testifies both to the industry and good  judgment   of   the   owners.     There a  ;- The recent celebration must have  brought-home to nearly every good  ���������Hedleyite the great lack of.a local  band. A celebration seeins Hat without.one, and to attempt to get a band  in from1 the outside is out of the question, for it would cost the price of a  set of instruments to do so.  A plan has been suggested, which, if  taken hold of as it should be, will give  the town a. band of its own  without  having to beg.    If twenty persons will  say that they will each be one of twenty to give .$15, the sum of .$300 can  be  raised, which, with a few smaller contributions from  others,  will  be  sufficient to start the  thing off in  good  shape.    The secretary-treasurer of the  orchestra,    Mrs.  W.  .1.   Forbes,   has  agreed to  receive  such  subscriptions.  No money need be put up  until the 20  names are secured.    Simply go to Mrs.  Forbes and. tell   her  that  if  nineteen  others will each give thatamount, that  you will do so, and when   the  twenty  names are procured she  will  let  you  know when to pay  the  money.    Now  is the time to start  in   with  the  long  winter   nights   coming,   for  practice.  The town has a thoroughly competent  leader resident  here,   and  if the  instruments are procured  he will  rustle  the players and  have  them  in  good  shape for next spring.  Mr. A.H.B. Macgowan, M.L.A.. was  interviewed in Nelson a few days ago.  He has been touring the upper country  and said:  "As 1 came down Okanagan Lake, I  was surprised at the number of stops  we were making, many of them at  ���������places, not mentioned on the timetables. I couldn't see any appearances  of settlement to'justify it, and J inquired the reason., I1 found that we  were taking on boxes of .fruit by the  hundred. The whole lake is lined with  fruit farms.; ;  "The country is being settled with  remarkable rapidity, and with the very  best class���������men of substance and of experience, in most cases successful, of  the very kind of woik they have before  them.  "The Ellis estate scheme is already a  success. I mustn't tell you'the private  business of Shatford and Company,  but this is a fact they won't mind having published; they have sold in six  months more land than they predicted  in their prospectus would be sold in a  year  "Well, I was delighted with the  orchard country of Okanagan. From' ���������  the foot of the lake I started into the  Similkameen -and visited Keremeos.  Hedley and Princeton. Every whoic I  found people expecting early railway  connection, and confident- that the result would be prosperity.  "I didn't visit the Nickel Plate mine.  The hill looked too steep, and I knew  that the mine was there witboutseeing  it. I went through the Daly Reduction  Works. They are splendidly equipped,  remarkably so when you remember  that all the heavy machinery has been  hauled in by teams. As a Canadian 1  was pleased to see that nearly all th  machinery was from Sherbrooke, Que.  The only piece I saw being repaired,  or indeed needing repair, was of American make.  "The grounds of expectation ? Well,  it isn't only hope. Parties of Great  Northern engineers have- been on the  ground for some time, working hard.  Last Tuesday.Mr. Hogeland, chief engineer of the whole Great Northern  system, left Hedley to ride over the  Hope mountains.  "The Coquihalla Pass? I don't know.  They may expect to find an easier and  shorter routed They are certainly intending and preparing to build.  "At Princeton, at the junction of  the Similkameen and Tulam'een rivers,  there is a'magnificent body of coal, i  walked through a tunnel for a hundred  yards. It was six feet square, with  sides, floor and roof all cord. A shaft  has been sunk and a .seam of coal found  twenty-seven feet thick. The coal is  ���������finost'kirid "of steam coal.  "It struck -me that- it would be a  splendid thing if Okanagan and Similkameen were connected by a railway.  Each district produces what the other  needs most.  "Railway construction and general  building are going ahead very fast  round Midway. My trip has been altogether very* interesting and enjoyable."  .Work has been going on steadily unfile past week in putting in the telephone exchange.. New poles that are  considerably higher have been put in  in place of the old. The exchange is  expected to be in operation in about a  week or ten davs more.  ^���������j*j-9333393aaa9a'3������=9a9a-33f" I HEDLEY,    -    -    -    B.C.  large deep open cut 30 feet long of  which IS feet is in ore, and samples  taken from this have given $80 in gold.  There is another combined cross-cut  and tunnel 75 feet long, with an up-  laise to thesurface at the end of the  tunnel.     In this, some 45 feet of oi-c  On Monday night just as Schubert's  store, was being closed, Harry En berg,  junior clerk and teamster was suddenly taken with hemorrhage of the lungs-  and died in a few minutes. On going-  out of the store he sppeared to be as  well.as ever, but on going into the  house he made signs to Mrs. Schubert that he was unable to speak, the  blood from his lungs evidently choking him. Very little is known concerning him; but it is believed that his  people live in Minnesota. He had  been in Mr. Schubert's employ for a  little over a year, and was quiet and  inoffensive.  The pipe was put in during the past  week between the mill and the power  house to use the tail water from the  pel tons in the stamp mill. Extra  tanks are being installed on the south  end of the mill to increase the cyanid-  ing capacity.  The liceuce Commissioners of districts in which there is railway construction are being importuned by applicants for licences for wayside  houses. It is fortunate that the Attorney-General's department has expressed its views on this matter, for it-  makes it easier for the Commissioners,  to do their duty. A wayside house-  that is called into existence on the eve  of railway construction would be found  in nine cases out of ten to be a grog-  gery pure and simple which would  cause endless 'trouble among the navvies and delay the work of construction. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 14, 1905.  Gbe Ukdley Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  js-iod on Thursdays, by the Hkiilkv (ta/.kttk  I'lUXTIKCi  A.VIi l'l-lil.lSUl.VC: Cn.MrA.VV,  Li.\iiti-:i>,   at TTedloy,  H. C.  COMMUNICATIONS.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year S-'.<HI  .Six  Months   LOO  ' . Advertising Rate*  Measurement. 1'2 lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, 31.00 'fur one insertion, 25. cent? tor  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  10 cents per lino for first insertion and A  cents per line for each suhseciuent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Land Notices���������Cortilicatesof itnprovemciitotc..  ������7.00 for (iO-day notices, and ?S.OO for 30-day  notices. ,-    .  . u  Contract Advertisements���������One inch por.month,  $1.2.5: over I inch and up to 4 inches, 81.00  per inch per month. To constantadvertisers  talcing larger space than four inches, on  application, rates will bo given pf reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Changes for contract advertisements should  be in the ollicc by'noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  'Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes of toner than once a month  the price of-composition will be charged at  regular rates. !  A   MEGRAW,  Managing Editor.  Now Moon  2nd & 31st  First quar.,  ,   !lth.  ^������^r% Kui1 M������o������  l ^5^'x    Last quar. ���������  LJ^rT^E ...-���������             2Jth.  1005  C3  ,EPT.             1905  Sun.. Mon.  Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.  (-  ��������� ���������  ������������������'   i     2  0     ������  5  0    7    s    9.;  IX)       11  12  18     1-1      15     1(5  17     IS  19  20     21     22     23  ,. u  2;v  23  27     2S     29     30''  Hedley, B.C., Aug. 31st.  To the Editoh:  In your issue of the 24th inst. you  devote two columns to a. hot-air editorial filled with misrepresentations, in  an attempt to give backing to your  unjustifiable attack on '.our- worthy  member, Duncan Itoss, M. P.  You are amusing, though niost inconsistent, when you question my prominence as a Liberal and right to reply  when in the same breath you -attribute  me with having accomplished such a  remarkable feat as to dispossess Mr.  Wade of the post office. Indeed, it  was numerous prominent Liberals who  requested me to reply.  The statement- that my using the  smelter flat as an illustration to^uiy  argument would do the place an injury  is too childish and ridiculous for a  moment's consideration; It brought  the true conditions existing at Penticton right home to the Hedley residents  and made a hard argument to combat;  did it hot,,Mr. Editors' You take exception to 111 y illustration because the  S. O. Land Co. bought the remaining  unsold lots in the old townsite. Did  this fact abate their efforts to locate  the business portion on the new town-  site, and did it help the residents of j  the Old?  You endeavor to blind your readers  to the real issue by denying that any  townsite feeling existed; if hot, why  were intending locators told that if  they located on the new townsite they  would have the good will of the company? And why were the company's  street improvements confined to the  new townsite when the old towns-people had to make their own ?. The very  ring of your article reads antipathy  emanating from some prejudiced party, and is ample proof to any reader  that ill-feeling did exist. You cautiously intimate that -more capital is  invested in buildings on the new town-  site than on the old; the most casual  observer would decide in favor of the  latter.  I am informed by a party who has  no interest in either townsite that the  old has the majority of bona-fide.resi-  dent property holders,  and  that Mi  TENDERS  TENDERS will be received up to September  ���������Wth, 1!K)5, for hatiliug .500 tons of coal from  Princeton to Hedley. Lowest or any tender  not necessarily accepted.-  Vkhmilio.v Foiucs Mining Co.  Ernest Wntcrman, Manager  Princeton, H.C., Sept. fith, liK).5. .. 35-3  NOTICE.  NOTIC  date.  Ml is hereby given that. 00 days after  e, wo intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and \\ orks for permission  to purchase 120 acres of land, as follows, in the  Similkameen Land Division: Commencing at  the S. XV. corner of Lot 1SKS5. Group 1, thence  west (W chains, thence north 20 chains, thence  cast 00 chains, thence south 20 chains.  Required for reservoir site.  TlIK i'AHK RaXCIIINO Co., LTD.  Fairview, Sept Sth,1H05. M-i)  NOTICE.  BANMOF  BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  Capital���������$4,866,666.  HEAD OFFICE IN CANADA,  IT. STIK EM AN, General Manager  Reserve��������� $2,043,997.  -".   MONTREAL  J. KLMSLY, Supt of Hranches  BANKINO BY MAIL���������Account*;  of  parties living' at a distance receive our.  special attention. Dcimsits can be unule through the mail, and sums added  thereto and withdrawn at any time. A General Hanking Business Trans-  icted.   Drafts issued, payable at all points in Canada and abroad.  Hedley Branch,  L. Q. nacHAFFIE, Acting Manager  Ksooeooo*  Certificate of Improvements.  Fl.ORKNCK,   CliKAM OK THE CAMV,   KOADSIDK,  SlI.EXT    KlilKND,    Ll/ZIK    D.    and    GltEAT  Eastkkn* Mineral Claims-., situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of Vale District  Where located :   Olalla Cam]).  TAKE NOTICE that I, Richard H. Parkinson. F.M.C. 1370135. agent for L.W.Shutford,  F.M.C. U7!)U3, DanCoutney. F.M.C. B7880H, and  Steve Mangott, F.M.C. No. W.mi, intend, sixty-  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining' Crown Grants of  the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this Sth day of Sept., A.D. 1!H)5.  RiciiAici) If. Parkinson,  35-i) B. C. L. S.  NOTICE.  ��������� Certificate of Improvements.  "WAR EAGLE" and "RED EAGLE" mineral  claims; situate in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yule District. Where located : In  Camp Medley.  TAKE NOTICK that 1,  F. AV. Groves, acting  ���������*���������    as agent for the  Vale Mining Co.,   Free  Miner's Certificate   No.  lilWXi.   intend, sixty  Again   the provincial    Government  has demonstrated in the bargain which  it has  entered   into   with the  Grand  TrunkPacific in the matter of a Pacific  terminal for  the G. T. P.   that it can  make good its claim to being the  best  and  only  business   'government  that  British Columbia over bad.    After the  British    Columbia  contingent at  Ottawa had failed to induce the  Dominion Government to  safeguard  the  interests.of the province  by  compelling  the company to   begin   work   at   the  western end of the line, and  after the  company, had tried in vain to bleed the  province for a laud grant in consideration for doing what the  Government  at Ottawa, should have compelled them  to do, the present adminstration   have  been able to secure from the  company  a bargain for the province in   the deal  made to provide a Pacific terminal for  the road at Tuck's Inlet.    Poit Simpson and Kittimat were both   thought  to be  likely  points  for the terminus,  but the hind in both these  places   was  held by   private   speculators who   demanded exorbitant prices, and  finally  the company approached  the  Provincial Government for land at Tuck's Inlet, and here was  an   opportunity  for  the Government to gain for   the   province a. concession from the  company  which the Government at Ottawa, had  failed to obtain, viz. a stipulation  fixing the time in which work on the Pacific end must be begun.    The deal specifies that the Government will   grant  to the Company ten thousand acres of  land at a dollar per acre, with the customary reservation provided for in section 32 of the Land  Act which   makes  the Government own a quarter  interest in the townsite with the additional  stipulations that of the  Govornment's  portion of the townsite there must   be  at least 1000   feet  of  frontage  on   the  sea, and that the company must begin  work in the erection of wharves, yards  stations &<:���������. before the first   of   .June.  lOOii.    The   great   benefits and   profits  which must accrue to the province  as  the result of this bargain  will be  diili-  ciilt to estimate.     It pays the province  to have a. business government.  ._,   ,-..-,-. ,     ,        , ^ - -, I days from the date hereof, to apply to the Min-  \v. ado is the only one who has deserted 1 ing Recorder for a Certilicateof Improvements  the old townsite to   cast   his   lot   with | for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  the new. -���������'��������� j the above claims. v  V���������i,'ef.ifofl rli.it tiwJi nwiaxif InfiHnii ;    AN J"*   FURTHER  take notice that action,  lou sta tea tliat tin. pi cst.111.location , limlcr sct.tioI1 37i mtIst bo commenced before the  of the post office was only  loO  or 200 j issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  feet to where Mr.-.Wade; had removed  it, and in your last issue partially correct yourself by saying it should have  read "yards." Your statements, Mr.  Editor, are nearly-all misrepresentations in the same proportion, but not  so easily determined as the measurement of distance. If this distance, by  the travelled road, is not closer to 375  vds. than 200 yds., as you state, then I  will donate .$50.00 to the Hedley Hospital fund, the measurement to be made  Concluded on Page Four.  Dated this 7th day of September, A.D. 1H05.  31-i) F. W. GROVES.  ���������J. fl. SCHUBERT  Wholesale and Retail  General     Merchant  ^  Groceries  Hardware  Dry Goods  Flour and Feed  Gents' Furnishings  Sash and Doors  Boots and Shoes  Lumber and Shingles  Etc., Etc.  Etc., Etc.  Stores-HEDLEY and  PENTICTON.  jf  NOTICE.  Try  CEYLON TEA.  Pure  and   Invigorating.  Certificate of Improvements.  "MARTIN,"   "MAPLE   LEAF,"    "DAISY,"  "FINK  KNOT"  AND   "MINNEHAHA"  Mineral Claims; situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of- Ynlo District Whore  located: In Camp Hedley. -  TAKE-NOTICK that I, H. S. Caylcy. acting  .*��������� as agent for .Ino. Gladden, F. M; C. No.  B7H071. Kdw. A. C. Studd;-F. M. C. No. B7!)01(i,  and Clms. E. Oliver, F.M.C. No. R7iJ072, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Sfcetion'37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements. .  Dated this -Jfith day of .Inly, A..D. IilO.1  28-9 H. S..CAYLEY.  NOTICE.  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE (Si, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  f  TUg Pioneer Garriaas  and  Repair Snop  HED  EY,     -      -      B.6.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Hlacksmithing done.    :    :  Bears   Dead Meat for  Hedleyites.  (Colonist, .Sept. nth.)  On the way-in from Alberni on Friday the stage found its way disputed  by a large black bear near the Sand  Hills by Cameron Lake. Naturally the  appearance of bruin, like a highwayman, produced a sensation among the  passengers, and E.A.O. Studd, of Hedley, who Avas aboard, decided promptly  to take a shot at the beast. However,  in his haste to get out of the stage, Mr.  Studd fell heavily to the ground, badly-  wrenching one of his wrists. James  Findley, who was with Mr. Studd, got  one shot at the bear, but failed to get  him.  GEO. ft. SPROULfc,  CIXTY days after date I intend to apply to  *-* the Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works  for permission to purchase .'Ml acres of mountain  land, situated in .Similkameen Division of Yale  District: commencing: at a post marked " Yeoman C. ICitley. south-east corner"; thence running 80 chains north; thence 40 chains east;  thence SO chains south; thence -10 chains west  to point of commencement.  Dated July Hi, 1903.  ���������2S-U ��������� Y. C. KIT/LEY.  NOTICE.  M"OTIC E.is hereby given that, sixty days after  1N date, we intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following described lands, situate  near lo-Mile creek: Commencing at a post  planted on the easterly margin of Lot No. 1971,  Group I, for the Osoyoos Division of Yale District, -I) chains south of the north-east angle of  said Lot No. 1971. and marked "John McLean's  and Nigel li. Kwart's N.W. corner", thence east  10 chains;' thence south 80 chains: thence west  10 chains; thence north SO chains to the place of  beginning, containing 320 acres, be the same  more or loss.  Medley. B.C.. July loth. 190.5.  JOHN* McLKAX  L'3-9 NIGEL H. EWART  PATRONIZE  YOUR   HOME   MILLS  Ask your grocer for  offet's Best  and help us to help  British Columbia  by employing more men in our mills.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO., Ltd.  ENDERBY  AND   VERNON, B. C.  Subscribe for the GAZETTE  A tidy ietterrhead or bill-head  commands attention    from     those     with  Proi3ii6tor. :u'lii),n ���������v<i,!(in '"���������^���������"'���������^ tiu' <bizettc  ' ' ' print-shop can fit you out in style.  W^ FIT WELL AND WEAR MELL  Hedley  Feed  ing  Sale Stable  MUMOUSCSIT'  IF YOUlt DEALER DOES NOT CAliRY  "THE AMES HOLDEN.SHOES" WRITE  US AND WE  WILL TELL  YOU WHO  The Ames Holden Co, of Montreal, Ltd  Largest Manufacturers of Shoes in Canada.  VANCOUVER, 13. C.  HEDLEY,  Hen.   :   :   :  Best Only Provided for Table  and Bar.  W. J. Henderson, Prop.  B.C.  Strictly First Class Service.  Special Attention given to  the Travelling Public.  Teaming of all kinds done.  'to  Horses Bought and Sold.  W. F. REVELY,  Proprietor. THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 14, 1905.  Town and Distrfct.  W. H; Armstrong, of Keremeos, was  in town on Tuesday.  Mrs. Frank Riehter. of Keremeos,-  was in town on Sunday.'  Dr. McEwen had an urgent call to  Fairview ou Tuesday, in consultation  with Dr. White.  Miss McQuarrie is the new teacher  for the Nickel Plate school. She was  expected in this week.  Mr. T. D. Pickard went out on Saturday's flyer- en route to Republic. He  is expected back this week.  Miss Lowndes received word last  week of the death of her brother in  Scotland.  Mr. J. S. Gordon, school inspector,  was in town on Tuesday and paid his  official visit to the Hedley school,  which he found in good order.  Mr. and Mrs. Elmhurst of Keremeos  accompanied Mrs. Riehter to Hedley  -  on Sunday last,   returning   to   Kere-  .ineos the same evening.      * '  The school furniture was moved over  to the McLean residence on Scott Avenue and on Monday morning school  opened there.  The erection of sundry chimneys  around town may either he an evidence  that winter is coming or that the- fire  wardens have been talking.  Jimmie .Tamieson,    half-breed,  was  sentenced to two   months   imprisonment on the charge of supplying whis-  .  key to Indians.  Sundry good bags of grouse have  been obtained by local sportsmen.  John Cosgrove has the Gazette's  thanks for a brace of good 'uns.  The  Hedley  Orchestra will give a  concert on Friday evening Sept. 22nd,  when a good programme may  be expected.    Keep this  date  in view and  make no other engagement.  . W. .1. Manery, of the lower Similkameen was in town last week.   He had  no insurance on his out buildings, and  the loss in buildings stock,  and grain  would amount to fully $2000.  ���������    The Vermillion  Forks   Mining Co.  . are calling for tenders for hauling 500  tons of coal from Princeton to Hedley.  The bids are to be sent to Mr.   Waterman at Princeton by the 30th.  The Southern ..Okanagan Land Co.  are making a display at the Dominion  Fair at New Westminster. Mr. L. W.  Shatford will have charge of it and  will reach Westminster about the 22nd.  '".Extra-labor, is coming to the assistance of the contractors on the Midway  end of the V. V. ������fc E. and work is going ahead faster. Laborers are coming in at the rate of about fifty per  day.  By an oversight in giving the list of  toasts at the banquet last week, that  of."Our Cousins to the South" was  overlooked in the Gazette's report.  The toast was responded;'to by C. F.  Packard who did it ample justice.  J. D. Kearns will represent the Southern Okanagan Land Co. in the upper Okanagan, having his headquarters at Vernon, whence he wilb distribute advertising matter and induce  laudseekers to take in the southern  country on their itinerary.  I  Ahnquist, William  - Andrew, an Indian from the Penticton reservation was fined last week  by Justices Haslam and Megraw on  two charges. The total fine aggregated $65.00.. Too much whiskey did it  for him.  The Board of Licence Commissioners  for the Nicola Licensing District met  on Thursday last and transferred the  licence of the Princeton Hotel from  ���������Bert Bryant to James Wallace, and of  the Commercial Hotel, Hedley, from  .1. K. Fraser to H. W. Yates.  The Similkameen cut-oft' of the Gt-  Northern is the designation inGt. Nor.  thorn parlance of our coming railway.  That doesn't accord much with that  wrist and finger bogy with which the  timid were disposed to be frightened a  few months ago. Great Northern  through trains to the B. C. coast is  what Ave will see'here before long.  The sympathy of our townspeople  goes out to W. T. Atherton in the bereavement he has sustained in the  death of his daughter Lam a, who died j D'Eath W. L,  at Penticton on Friday last and was  taken.out on' Saturday's boat to the  Coast for burial. She had been ailing  for some time, and the trip from the  Coast to Midway with her uncle and  aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Gaunce, instead of  improving her condition as it was  hoped, proved ineffectual. Mr Atherton was very much wrapped up in his  family, and the bereavement will be a-  severe one.  SALE   OF  LANDS FOR  UNPAID   DELINQUENT TAXES IN  KETTLE RIVER ASSESSMENT DISTRICT,  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA."  i '  HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Thursday, the ]2th day of October, A. D. 1905, at the hour of eleven o'clock  forenoon at the Court House,  Fairview, B. C, I shall sell by Public Auction, the lands in the list hereinafter  set out,  of the  persons in  the said list hereinafter set out, for the taxes remaining unpaid by said persons on the  thirty-first day  of  December,   A. D.'1004,  and for the costs and expenses of said sale,   if the total amount due is not  sooner paid.  List Above Mentioned.  Description of Property  ])i-:i.i.v()l'i:.vt Ta.vks  Intel est  Taxes  Be)  Beaverdell Townsite Syndicate  Ellis, Thomas  The  NEW  ZEALAND  HOTEL...  ������    ������    ������    *    ������  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Wood, Robert...  Wheatley, A. J.'.  Wilder, James ..  E.  .'. of E. 4 See. 7, Tp. 06; \V. .', of W.  " J.Sec.~8, Tp. 60 '.   Part of Lot 1545, Group 1   Block 2; Block 3, Lots 3-10, 13-14, 15,  28-32, 37, 38, 40, 42-45, 40, 52-57,  90-97; Block 4, Lots 1-19, 22-25,  28-45,49,52-60:62-72, 75-78, S5-87.  100-102, 111-113; Lot 1250 and part  of Lots 15-15 and 1466, G roup 1   Lot 158, Group 1   N. ���������!. of N.W. \ Sec. 35;   N. ���������!, of N. E. i  Sec. 34, Tp. 53 '.   Lots 515 and 2351, Group 1   Part of Lot 1446, Group 1   S.W. :1 Sec. 18, Tp.,67 '.   12.00  5.(K)  55.00  40.00  20.00  5(5.00  10.00  10.00  .(H)  ���������i5  Costs  Total  2.00  2.00  2.75  2.00  1.00  2.80  .50  .50  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  ,2.00  '2.00 ���������  14.60  .7.25  59.75  4-1.00  23.00  60.80  12.50  12.50  Fairview, B. C, 6th September, 1905.  35-1  .IAS. R. BROWN,  Assessor and Collector,  Kettle River Assessment District.  Everything New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special,  Attention   paid' to   the   Table.  BIG HORN  BRAND  REGISTERED  UNION   MADE  Shirts \ Overalls  Machinery For Sale.  THE following list of second hand  ���������*���������   machinery will be sold at a sucrifii  awinill  lice:  1���������California No. 2, (> x 21 planer'and matcher;  V���������10 x IK Eric engine;  1���������8-hcatl block carriage and truck frame with  top saw; .  1���������52in. Hoe saw;  1���������40 in. Hoe saw;  1���������Bull wheel rig, complete except chain.  For terms and further particulars, address  WESTERN MADE  -FOB-  WESTERN  MEN  31-tf  C. F..PACKARD, Agent,  Hedlkv,, B. C.  Brood Sow For Sale.  THE UNDERSIGNED has for sale  *    bred Poland China brood sow.  a well-  Don't forget the hospital meeting on  Saturday night in Fraser's hall. The  committee will have, full information  to lay before the meeting and the  work of organization and thus finally  launching the institution will in all  probability be gone through with.  There should be a large   attendance.  The Bank of 15. N. A. have, put in  handsome office fixtures in their Hedley branch which is now generally  conceded to be the handsomest banking office in the upper country. The  teller is incased in a neat cage which  would turn the yellow coat of acanary  bird green with envy, and all the other  appointments are A 1.  Shati'ords, Limited have an extensive building progi ammo in view fortius fall and material is already being  delivered on the ground. The improvements contemplated consist of  quadrupling the size of the present  store building by putting up another  store alongside and providing another  story over both. It is the intention to  have these improvements made this  fall.  Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Hunt, of Vancouver,, arrived on Saturday's stage  on their Avedding tour, to visit Dr. and  Mrs. McEwen and Mrs. .7. li. Stitt,  mother of the bride, who has been living in Hedley for the last two months  taking care of her invalid daughter,  Mrs. McEwen. Mr. Hunt is assistant  superintendent of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, and  bad only a short time at his disposal.  They returned on Wednesday morning.  35-2  W. .J. MANERY.  Keremeos, B.C.  Buy a B. C. Product Lhat  Defies Competition  ���������turner, Beeton S'Co., Ltd.  VICTORIA,      *       -      -       B. G.  fi fl. WRIGHT  Boot, and Siioe Maker  HEDLEY, B.C.  Grand Union  Hotel __  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  1  /a Headquarters for  MINING   SUPPLIES  8  ������   DRY   GOODS  I  g   CLOTHING  I  *  \  k  I  GROCERIES AND  HARDWARE  ( of all descriptions)  GENTS' FURNISHINGS  BOOTS AND SHOES  Our Goods are the Best* and Our Prices Right g  ���������We ake Agents fob���������  s  The Clothing that fits and wears well  SflflTFQRDS, LIMITED  fledleo and Fairview, B. 6.  ������ ALLISON ������  Now in the Market - Allison Town Lots  ft1  Future Great Railroad Centre  LLISON is the terminal point of the C. P. R. on the  Similkameen. and is the supply point for the Copper  Mountain District and others.   ���������  Allison* will be the junction point for any railway lines  running west and connecting with the Canadian Pacific  Railway, who agree, in the operation of said railway, to  make the town of Am.ikon a point of general importance  in connection with the working thereof.  Investments   now iu   Allison  will surely bunt  largo  profits in the near future as railway construction proceeds,  and this is now assured., ���������  Terms:  year, with  in  six months and a  one  half cash,   balance  interest at 0 per cent. ���������  ===For Full. Particulars =sassss=s=s  ���������APPLY TO���������  HILTON--KEITH, Agent, Allison, B.C.  lO-fl  Bank of Commei*oe-  CAPITAL��������� $8,700,000.    '      - -  Total Resources (Nov. :-J0, UN  REST���������$3,500,000.  -$91,000,000.  Penticton Branch  A Brand) of the Bank is no  open at Penticton, B. C'.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT���������  Princeton Branch  A Branch of this Bank is now-  open at Princeton. B. C.  utorest allowed on deposits of $1.00 and upwards.  BANKING    BY   fflfllL  Deposits may be made and  withdrawn by mail.   Special attention givoa to this  class of business.   ::   Drafts and Money Orders issued on all points.  A General Banking Business Transacted.  J. m. CHRISTIE       =  manager  $!������������������������BS������������������S������8������������&3������������������8������3B������^ THE HEDLEY GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 14, 1905.  is A  Good,  Safe   investment  COMMUNICATIONS.  Continued from Pnpro 'J1 wo.  MoiaawtuMi  mjunr\t.z*M  W1SI  is the supply point for the Nickel,Plate mountain, on .which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine  in  Canada���������and..manv other  lealey  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  promising mines and prospects,  centre of the  It is the mining and business  Simtlka  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  HAH     SL      4t\ _ E U9  R  mey  HKDLISY is the chief town on the. route of the proposed,  Coast-Kootonay Railway;   and with the advent of this road,  which.is/assured in   the near future, 'it will   unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring-  big returns on money invested at the present time.  ''5i^:H?i������ifc������^$������si^  Scott Ave. (main st.)   ...   $400 to $600  Other Streets    $200 to $400.  ...TERMS.  1-3 Cash; balance in 3 and,  ,6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.. ;  OW-  =Purchase a few Lets before the Railway Cwties  For FYjII Particulars, Maps S=������tc,  ��������� PilRlRL-V   TO ���������  L. W. SHATFORD, ^    -  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY, B.C.  Livery,  'eed ai  Single and Double  o  Sci'o  Drivers.  and  Pack  Horses.  eremeos  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  Wood for Sale.  HOPKINS (gb McINNES, Proprietors, Hedley  First  Class  in  Every  liespect.     Commercial  and  Mining  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Penticton-  Princeton  Stage  iine.  B. C.  the  ������  HEDLEY, B.C.  cCTT^nMgCTCTWSTraiyiT'^y.r.xffi'Sjs^  Tins hotel under new management has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is��������� supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  m  Fairview and Penticton  ���������A.LSO-  by a P.L.S. from wicket to wicket.  No one acquainted with the present  location of the post office could deny  that it is the most convenient location  possible for the majority.of both town-  sites. Mr. Shatfoul admits as much in  ���������his two-column nightmare, the length  of which only measures his disappointment at not being able to locate the  post office on the now towi^ite, where  property values would have been enhanced by its presence.  In your issue of the 10th inst. you  stated Mr. Wade notified the P. O.'Inspector that he intended to move the  post office, and that official recommended to the Department the removal be allowed; also that when Mr. Ross  stales the Department was not informed he states what is not true. The  following copies of telegrams will  prove that it is you who is untruthful,,  and not Mr. Ross, whom you accuse:  Hedley, Aug. 20th, 1905.  R. M. (Joultek, Esq.,  Deputy Post-Master General,  Ottawa,���������  ��������� Was official , notice ever received  that Wade intended moving Penticton  post office ?  (Sgd.) T. 0. IlEVEj/r.  Ottawa, Aug. 30th, 1905.  T. C. Revklv,  Hedley, B.C.,���������  Be youv telegram  of the 2Gth inst.  Department received no official notice  regarding   the removal  of Penticton  post office.  (Sgd.) W. B. S^rrni, Sec'y.  Had Mr. Wade given the Inspector-  the required official notice that capable officer would have referred it to  the Postmaster General for his decision. There may have been personal  correspondence between them but'  certninlv not official.  Why did Mr. Wade not comply with  one of the most important rules of the  Post Office Department? Did ho think  as you evidently do���������that II vears  service gave him permission to remove  the post office to wherever he wished,  or was it because he knew the Inspector could not recommend the location  and thought the old townsiters were  not sufficiently awake-, to their own  interests to protest?  Mr. Ross received numerous strong  protests to the removal and rc-advisc.d.  the Department not to allow the re-  moval until they were considered, but  neither Mr. Ross nor the Department-.  were considered in the matter as Mr.  Wade moved it without oven risking '  for the nocosary permission. The Department then wived him to return it  to the old site until such time as the  question of removal could be considered: this ho refused to do, so that thei'e  was no alternative but dismissal. The  Government had acted before thoy received ol- even heard of the petition  that was so largely signed by nonresidents. .'.'���������"������������������ .  Your articles on this subject are but'"  the whimperings of disappointed town-  site booinsters who have learned- that  post offices are for the. convenience of  the people and not to be moved around  at will for townsite purposes.  Mr. Ross acted throughout with the  fairness befitting a representative of  the people, regardless of the fact that  some of the most prominent Liberals  in -his '-constituency are interested in  the S.-O. Land Co.*  I einpha.tical.ly deny that I had any  application into the Government for  consideration when the new appointment was made, and also that I. am  the author of my own letters and not  connected with "Ajax," as you intimate. Kindly find space in your paper ���������  for this lengthy epistle, and oblige,  Yours truly,  T. C.'revklt.  The Gazette must  apologize  readers for allowing   the above'  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  Good Horses and Bigs and Careful Drivers.  "cams furnished  to do freigl  ltinu  transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  ESTABLISHED 1903  Fine New  Covered  Stage  Carrying Royal Mail,  Passengers and Express to  Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton  :0:  Special Rigs for Travellers, and  Every Attention Paid to Wants  of the Public.    :        :        : :  :0:  W. E. WELBY, Proprietor.  lEtfe mahe original ftwiifM/^Eiric ���������icV  in^^dlftoneg on Zinc er tfopperw,  .(Dur ������ark iMrictly firckWwNr.  &ir prices are "letter for tfie same-.'  guaVifa/ of <DDrh tfian elseditere y* ** -fi,  Berii tahe ourcDBrd far it Vf^Smh usb  trial orhen?}*1������heflcAe& prove'it ���������#}*&*  3MTISMCOLUMBIA  to  its  space  to bo taken up with a repetition of Mr.  I'   Revely's former assertions, there being  absolutely nothing  now  to  offer and  every point having been formerly met  in the Gazette of August2-1 th and yist.  I   The telegram from Coulfersimply goes  "   to prove the position the Gazette took,  viz.. that the  Department attempted,  by a- quibble; to justify Mv. Wade's dismissal.   The Jesuitical mental reservations and this juggling with   words  is  too thin:  the people can  see;   through  it.     The  whole  thing  boils  down   to  what is oi- is not to be considered " official   notice."   Mr. Ross admits that  there   was  correspondence.      Will  he  tell   us   on   what   kind  of  paper Mr.  Wade's notice should have been  written to be considered "official   notice,"  and not "private correspondence;" and  will they tell   us why,   if Mv. Wade's  notice; was not according  to- form,   it  should have been sufficiently "official"  to have been the cause of Mr. Greenfield being sent to examine and report.  Mr. Re vol y has evidently ���������been at the  feet, not of Gamaliel, but of Ignatius  Loyola, for look  how  he  can  juggle  with words, equivocate  and  mentally  reserve.   He says he had no "application   into the  Government when the  new appointment was made."   There  is no information given there as to who  all he had asked to boost for him.    He  "emphatically denies,"    too,   that he  was the author of his own letters.  The Gazette is willing to leave this  matter with the people; at Penticton,  who are most concerned. This closes  the controversy se> far as these columns  are concerned.

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