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Array ���������  .'/Wwip. '���������i'",'),/r= ���������-'^������������������'',."���������;*'������������������ *��������� '\S-  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISEIl.  Vol. IV.  No  35.  HEDLEY, B C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10; 1908.  $2.00, in Advance.  Dr. C. A. JACKSON  DENTIST  [IS years' practice in Vancouver.]  S.O.L. Co.'s 'Block  PENTICTON,      -      -      B.C.  W. H. T. GAHAN  Barrister,   Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Murk Block  PENTICTON,      -      ���������  B. C.  J. W. EDMONDS  Insurance and  General Agent  Agent for The Gheat West Life Insurance Co.Mi'A.vy.  PENTICTON,  B. C.  R. H. ROGERS,  M.A.,.B.C.L.  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  A. MEG RAW  NOTARY   PUBLIC  Conveyancer, Real Estate, Mines,  Crown    Grants   Applied   For  Under Land Act and  Mineral Act.  Agent for:   '"' ,.   . ..  London & Lancashire Fire .Ins. Co.  Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co.  Office  at   HEDLEY,  B.  C.  HOTEL  PENTICTON  'Headquarters for Tourist Travel.  Rates Moderate.  A. Baungs, Prop.  Penticton, B.C.  Henry's' Nurseries  Now growing in our Nurseries for  the Fall trade:���������  i)0,000 Poach, Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry, Plum, Prune, Pear and Applo  ���������in all leading varieties.  100,000 Small   Fruits.  10,000 Ornamental Trees, in all leading  varieties for B. C.  Strictly home grown and not subject to  damage from fumigation.  Stock of Bulbs to arrive in August from  Japan, Franco and Holland.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Seeds, Ete.  MO-piige CATALOG UK FRKK.  HEDLEY THE YOU NO  PAY-ROLL TOWN  Has  Been for Ten Years and  Continue To Be the Industrial  Centre of Similkameen.  Will  SOME   PLAIN   REASONS  WHY  Nature Destined Hedley For Centre of Industry, by  Preparing Ideal Conditions for Deposition of  Mineral Wealth---and by Depositing Same���������  Splendid Record of Production Is Only Earnest  of Better Things To Follow.  Vernon, B. C.  When cattle ranching, which employed but a fewr hands, was the only  paying industry in the Similkameen,  and the worked-out placer diggings  had been abandoned, it was a very  sparse population which this district  coidd maintain, because of the lack of  transportation and the isolated position of the valley. It is true it hud a  perfect climate and fertile lands upon  which grew the native grasses that  fattened the herds which were driven  out over the mountain passes to market ; but agriculture on a paying basis  under such conditions was wholly out  of the question, and for decade after  decade little was grown, whether in  grain,vegetables or fruits, beyond what  was required to supply thelocal wants  of those engaged in cattle, ranching.  ' Mineral Wealth Proved Salvation.  s~Now we have a railway grade at our  door, and the mineral wealth in the  hills surrounding Hedley was the one  thing which above all others demonstrated to railway capital that there  was here something for which to build,  for had it not been for the work done  on the Nickel Plate and the inducements held out to railway companies,  they would never' have thought of  building in here. ' Indeed the president  of tht* Great Northern has said so.  Otfice, Greenhouses and Seedliouse:  3010 Westminster Road,  YAN60UVER,   ���������   B. 6.  '���������'WW  x X  T E L  LEY  x  Under   New   Management  Quiet and Convenient  Special Attention Given  to the Travelling Public   Rates Moderate   VANDER J. ROSE  Proprietor  X  5  x  X  tm^^MH^MKK^M^M^^^^M,tm^H������^  What Was There To Show ?  As early as 1877 the late Dr. Dawson,  in his general report on the geology of  th^e Similkameen, referred in most favorable terms to the geological conditions prevailing here, long-before any  prospector had set a stake. Subsequent  events demonstrate the correctness of  his views, and closer geological study  than Dr. Dawson was able to give in  his hurried trip through new territory  has since shown that in ages gone by  nature prepared here the ideal conditions for deposition of mineral wealth,  and also did some fine topographical  engineering to afford means for winning the ores.  Conditions spoken of by Dr. Dawson  were readily recognized ten years ago  by M;,K. Rodgers when he arrived on  the ground and bonded the Nickel  Plate group. Tliis marked the beginning of a nesv era for the Similkameen,  and with the work of development and  the subsequent extraction of values,  Hedley became the main centre of population for the district���������the pay office,  the entrepot, the town of the full  dinner-pail.  Extent and Value of  Hedley's Mineral  Field.  While preliminary reports published  in. government blue books by Mr..  Charles Camsell, who was in charge of  the party from the geological survey  which spent two years studying the  geology and ore deposits of the camp,  has made some reference to the extent  of mineralization, it is well known  that Mr. Camsell has modified his first  impressions on that subject and concurs in the view of a much wider area  of pay values than that which his  work at first covered.  The area, can he roundly stated to  extend at least eight miles north of  Hedley, i miles south, 7 or 8 utiles east  and 5 miles west. -        '  Mr. Camsell refers to the camp as  the greatest producer of gold alone of  any camp in British Columbia.  Mr. M. K. Rodgers has spout many  years and travelled many thousand  miles up and down the continent looking for mines, examining and sampling  everything offered him, .and has frankly volunteered the statement that "nowhere   between   Alaska  and   Mexico  does he know of any fifteen miles of  undeveloped territory that will sample  equal to the fifteen miles of which the  Nickel Plate is the centre."   This is  indeed a very strong testimonial from  Mr. Rodgeis and carries a wealth of  meaning to those <whn have money-Co  invest, whether in mineral lands, neal  estate or business ventures. Assuming  this to be. true (and of its truth there  is no reasonable ground for doubt) the  possibilities for Hedley are enormous;  for with so wide extent of pay ground  with vast ore  bodies,   the   values  of  which range from low grade  to  medium and (in some few spots where special  agencies    for   concentration    of  values have been at   work)   to  high  grade, there is only one outcome to be  expected and that is the existence here  at an early date of a   busy, prosperous  mining town of several thousand  inhabitants.  '' What Hedley Has To Offer.  Not always has nature been so kind  as to locate her treasure vaults where  the conditions, for living are so pleasant.   Often rich mining regions have  brought   together    large   population  where the climate is unbearable and  natural conditions for sanitation such  that the town has scarcely started until the inevitable harvest of a perilous  death rate  is  being reaped.     But in  Hedley it is a well-known fact that  even in the absence of the  commonest  precautions in the way of sanitation  there is no town in the district has so  clean a health  bill;   for while every  other place shows the existence  more  or less of typhoid,  Hedley has been;  absolutely free from this scourge.   The  reason for this is obvious.    The town  is built on   an  immense gravel bed believed by geologists  to  be  of   many  hundred feet in thickness with a large  swift-flowing river at her-door and a  steady easy slope of the townsite towards the river of about 5 %,  making  the future question of sewage disposal  the simplest possible, by means of sewer and septic tanks.    In the water supply theie are no death-breeding wells  but a system of waterworks providing  pure' running water   from   mountain  streams.  While these conditions mean so  much for the health of the town they  also may mean much for its industrial  advancement. The task of winning  values from the immense ore deposits  in the vicinity precludes the idea of  depending upon the present tramway  system of ore haulage, and the near  future will in all probability see the  inauguration of a comprehensive plan  for tunnelling the mountain, and thus  permit of handling large quantities of  ore at minimum cost. To this end the  Similkameen river will be harnessed so  as to provide, ample power for operating the various properties in the camp,  and when this is accomplished, Hedley  will have come to her own.  What Has Already Been Accomplished.  When Mr. Rodgers took hold of the  Nickel Plate, less than ten years ago,  not $50 worth of work had been done  on it. There were no roads for the  transportation of supplies to the mine,  and these had to be built. The colossal  task of overcoming these difficulties  had to ho tackled by the one concern  which had undertaken to make this a  producing camp, but the sequel has  shown that the mineral wealth exist-  ant here, justified it all. Whpn people  who are disposed to he exacting ask  why the opening.up of the camp has  not been more general, and why other  properties are not developed to the  same extent as the Nickel Plate, they  should also in fairness admit that it is  a wonder that so .much has been done  in the face of such disadvantage as the  remoteness from railways.  ���������v Two Millions in Bullion Taken Out.  While no definite figures -have been  given out as to the total bullion production from this camp, sufficient  data, directly and indirectly, is obtainable to 'warrant the statement that by  the end of 190S cwo million dollars in  gold will be the output, and there is  .greater probability of the real amount  exceeding that sum than in falling^  short of it. What the district has been  living on may .he learned from the fact  that the outlay in wages and other  things necessary to produce this a-  nionnt of bullion has provided-sustenance not only to the people of Hedley  but the whole valley.  This being thu record of one mine, a  faint idea, is obtained of what the town  is to be when there are half a dozen  or   more.  HEDLEY CELEBRATES  \:     LABOR -DAY  Largest Gathering the Town  Has Witnessed.  AND ALSO MOST ORDERLY  King's   Weather   Prevailed ��������� Base-ball  Contests Provided High-class Ball���������  ,   Horse- Racing,   Rock   Drilling  and  Trap Shooting Formed the Program.  SERIOUS ACCIDENT.  Princeton Team Returning From  Labor  Day Sports Runs   Away on  Crooked   Hill  As we go to press a messenger has  reached Hedley to summon Dr. Wbil-  lans for a runaway accident which  happened Wednesday forenoon on the  crooked -hill between Hedley and  Bromley's. The team returning from  the Hedley sports, carrying a part of  the Princeton baseball team and some  other residents of Princeton, became  uncontrollable and were unable to  make the turn on this hill. The rig  upset throwing ;ai out. Most of the  occupants were more or less injured  but no names of the injured were  learned except that Robt. Stevenson  had received a severe shock and was  still unconscious when the messenger  left.  The word was brought by Ellwood  Bromley who was at his uncle's.  Later particulars were learned when  a rig brought in Robt. Stevenson.  His injuries were dislocation of the  the left shoulder, a cut in the forehead  and bruises about the body. . -  There were in all eleven persons in  the accident and few escaped injuries.  J. R. Campbell had a bad gash in his  leg below the knee and it was feared-  that there were injuries to the bone  as well.  Not only did the rig containing the  load of nine come to grief hut they'ran  down a cart in which were -Hughic  Campbell and Angus Lament, breaking their cart to pieces and throwing  them under the horses' feet. How  these two escaped death was a marvel.  The large rig upset on a pile; of rocks  by the roadside, but fortunately the  double-tree parted from the tongue  and let the horses loose or those under  the rig would have been ground, to  pieces.  Fortunately also there was a road  camp close by where men are making  a new grade to cut ont this dangerous  portion. The men of the road camp  were therefore able to render assistance to the injured.  Thus three of the eleven were old-  timers, Stevenson, Campbell and La-  mont. Campbell came down in the  rig which brought Stevenson back,  saying that he "had stayed.with Boh  for 47 years and ho mustn't leave him  now."  The mishap has caused deepest regret in Hedley; but it is hoped that all  may get around all right.  Robt. Stevenson is seventy years old  and this will make it go harder with  him. Hughie Campbell's clothing was  cut with the horses' hoofs, and although bruised with the fall he is as  lively as ever.  Robt. Stevenson is at the Hotel Sim-t  ilkameen and the Free Masons of  Hedley are seeing that he has every  attention.  No teatshei- has yet been secured for  the school and the date of re-opening  is still indefinite.  One of the most successful Labor  Day^ celebrations that Hedley has seen  took place on Monday and Tuesday,  and never before was the. ability of the  town to accommodate -visitois taxed  to its limit as on Ibis occasion. P.en-  ticton, Okanagan Falls, Fairview, Olalla, Keremeos, Princeton aud as far  away as Otter valley were represented.  ROCK DMLLIXG CONTEST.  The sports opened on Monday morning with the rock drilling contest.  .This was held this year in a. draw leading to Pinto's bench, which was a very  great improvement on the places selected in former years, the amphitheatre shape of the hills enabling more  tosee.it. The purse of $200, divided  into two prizes of $150 and $50, was a-  tempting prize. Three'tei-ms entered  the contest; these were: ������T. Griffin  and W. Trimble ; Geo.. Boweunan and  Pat Connelly, and J. ,Carlson and  Wadded. The above also was the order iu which they finished. Griffin  and partner drilled 30 5-10 inches, Bowerman and partner 2115-16 and Carlson  and partner 231-2 inches. Both the  last two teams were unfortunate  enough to have broken steel in their  holes or they would have made a  better showing.  THE BASEBALL.  For this contest also there were  three teams���������nominally, Princeton,  Nighthawk and Hedley, although the  personnel of the teams' seemed to despise local lines of cleavage. As an attempt to decide supremacy in baseball  among neighboring towns the game  had "no significance; but as an object  lesson to show people up in "this neck  of the woods," a little of how league  ball is played, it was at all events quite  convenient. ���������'���������������������������-.  The drawing for order of phiy resulted in Hedley and Princeton first trying  conclusions.    So far as batteries were  concerned   both   teams   had   strange  thunder, but Hedley's strange thunder  was better supported locally and hence  their success.' Tommy and Billy Daly,  of Keremeos,   played with Princeton. ,  While the former figured conspicuously in the error column in one  innings  he redeemed himself later on by one  brilliant double play  and  by batting :"  out a couple of clouts.    In  fact,  with  the exception  of one vigorous biff to  centre by Tom Hughes, Tonnuy Daly  was about the only one on the Princeton side to hit safely for a base.    Billy  Daly handled himself well on third too.  The Princeton pitcher, Charleston, was.  not   remarkable   for   control   in  -the  earlier  innings,  but later on showed  himself  to be a genuine artist in liis  line.    In the pitcher's battle  the  honors were with Kilroy who twirled for  Hedley and struck out IS to Charleston's 15.    The score by innings was :  Hedley    -30 1 0 0 1 Oflx-5  *" Princeton���������O'O 0 0 0 0 0 0 0���������0  The next morning Hedley had to  play off with Nighthawk which was  fortunate enough to draw the by. The  Nighthawk team was expected to put  up a stiff game and they had retained  the services of Charleston, the.Princeton pitcher, as substitute pitcher but  did not use him.N Tommy Daly played  with Nighthawk and was their surest  bat. The game was very much a repetition of the former match only a  little more so. Hedley put on two runs  in the first inning by way of a nest  egg, which was added to from time to  time until a total of 7 was got together,  and Nighthawk was treated to a shutout;- Kilroy struck out IS and O'Day,  the Nighthawk pitcher, only 7, showing that he was not as effective as  Charleston had been the day before,  and but for the tolerably efficient sup-  Continned on Page Three.    ' THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER  10,  1908.  ������fet1fcdte������ cte  Similkameen. Advertiser.  Issued on' Thursdays, by the Hedlev Gazkttk  Pjtl.S'TlNG AND I'lJHI.ISHINC COMPANY.  Limited,  at Hedley, II. C.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Vein*   Six Months,   j he paid his own expenses, as he  I did also when he came over to  I Similkameen. But when he'de-  | livered those lectures in the Ok-  lanogan it was at the expressre-  ; quest of Minister Tatlow who  : sent liim to England. For that   Si;o{)' service in the Okanagan   lie re-  Advertising Rates  Mei'.sui'eiiieiit, 12 lines to the inch.  Land Notices���������Cei'tilleates of improvement; etc.  ������7.0!) for (M-day notices, and ������5.00 for "iO-day  notices.  Transient Advertisements���������not eseeedini*; one  inch. ������1.00 for one insertion, 25.cents for  ��������� each subsequent insertion.   Over one inch,  10 cents per line for first insertion and a  cents liov line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  ������1.5-'o; over 1 inch and up to i inches, ������1.00  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, on  implication, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on sine of space and length  r  of time.  Advertisements will be changed once every  month if advertiser desires, without any extra  charge. For changes oftener than once a month  the price of eoriipositioiic\vill be charged at  regular rates. ',''������������������'  ; ' Changes for contract adveri.isctiiente should  be in the office by noon on Tuesday to secure  attention for that week's issue.  A. MEORAW, ManaginR tfditor.  E Full Moon  10th  .Last quar.  .   17.  100S  New Moon  First quar.  3.  190S  Sttlh  ffton. Tub. Wed. Thu. Fri. SatJ  C  13  20  I  14  21  28  1  ' S  15  22  29  9  18  23  30  10  17  4  11  IS  12  19  26.  ceived tho same magnificent  sunt which was formerly paid  to licence commissioners when  they left home to attend .meetings���������$5.00 per " day, out of  which he had to pay his own  expenses; and while on that  trip through the, Okanagan he  studiously avoided any reference to Dominion politics and  would not meet any local Conservative executive committees.  And yet he is charged with violating the Civil Service Act by  a man who left his.place at Ottawa to come into Yale-Cariboo  to .electioneer for his political  friends, in January 1907, when  he was every day in receipt of  his sessional indemnity for looking after the interests of his  constituents at Ottawa; and  travelled on railway passes instead of paying his fare as Mr.  Burrell was doing.  Faculty of Arts, Laval University:  "Of all the questions of. public inter  est which concern the economic feature"  of Canada', I know of none of more importance than that.pf the forests. It  is on this point that all the solicitude  of Canadians ought to converge, since  upon the solution given to this problem  will depend in a huge measure the  general prosperity of the" country;'',;  # #        ������       ,. # *       .���������������  " We are rich in forests; from this  point of view we are perhaps the richest people in the world, but- our forest-*  id resources are not inexhaustible. To  say so would, be. to give evidence of  bad faith and of ignorance."-  THE BANK OF  A strong British Bank, with connections throughout the world.  Agents in Canada and.the West Indies for the    ,.-.  Colonial  Bank, London.  THE GEOLOGICAL  SURVEY.  Enid of the Season's Work in Hedley���������  How Intervening Time Will  ��������� -��������� Be Spent."   -  1CXSKG������U������-'  ���������T-fcm "-nB-Mg-tr+g-^-nga- J  EDITORIAL  COMMENTS  Liberal papers are  just now,  . with  one   consent,   publishing  the present political standing of  the'-various-provinces   in.   the  House of Commons as an'"assurance that the  present ��������� government cannot be overthrown in  in   the forth-coming   elections,  and in   the  list  stands  British  Columbia"with, Liberals 7 Conservatives 0.    Well,   if   that represents the other provinces  at  the present  moment  as accurately as it does  British Columbia,   there   will   be very poor  comfort iu  it  for  the  government, for if they get two out of  the seven  they will be very fortunate, and Yale-Cariboo stands  a very poor chance of being one  of the two,  even if it is  one  of  the constituencies in which elections are deferred.    Before the  disssolution in 1878 Mackenzie's  majority was over 3 to  1, and  look what   happened   on   that  fateful 17th of September.   Yet  the Mackenzie government was  clean and spotless as ah administration in comparison with the  present government which will  easily hold the record'for moral  turpitude      and       unpunished  wrong-doing-in'high places.  According to coast dailies  Hon. R. G. Tatlow who has been  the watch dog of British Columbia's treasury'will shortly leave  for Ireland where he "will- be  engaged for a time in private  business, which argues that he  hails from the emerald isle.  This accounts for the solid Mui-  doon qualities of statesmanship  that the provincial treasurer  has always shown.  THE FORESTRY ASSOCIATION.'  Something   of   Its Work   and Aims in  Forest Preservation.  A Boundary  reader in' commending the Gazette's reference  to the Greenwood Times' attack  on Martin Burrell expresses his  satisfaction at the  good  sense  shown by Mr. Burrell  in  refusing to take any notice  of the  insinuations and misrepresentations made against him.     This  dignified repression on Mr. Bur-  rell's   part,   he   says,    is   only  what Mr. Bun-ell's many friends  expected of him.   The Gazette  in  pointing  out a few  of the  lamest feature's  iu   connection  ���������with the Ross-Times boomerang  did no more than it would be  prepared to do  for anyone else  who had been similarly misrepresented.   The Times' insinuation that Mr. Burrell had violated   the   Civil   Service   Act in  speaking at the Nelson convention,  was perhaps   the  silliest  part of the whole thing, for Mr.  Burrell was not in  any way a  civil servant and  had  nothing  to do with the Civil Service Act.  When he went over to Nelson  In laying down the programme of  its principles, the Canadian ^Forestry  Association kept in view the following  considerations :���������  To iirou.se  public interest to the deteriorating   effects  of   the   wholesale  destruction.of our forests; to consider  and  recommend  the   exploration,   as  fiir iis  possible,  of the public domain,  and its division into agricultural, timber and mineral hinds, with a view of  devoting the  public hinds to the purposes for which they are  best fitted;  to   encourage   reforestation   and   the  planting of trees on  the prairies, in  cities, towns and villages and throughout the country; to collect and disseminate, for the benefit of the public,  re-  ports'and information  bearing on the  forestry problem in general.  . The Forestry Association,! although  it is   consolidating  the   influence   of  those favoring bettor, forest management, is not the pioneer in this movement.     Such  a movement has   been  supported  and advocated  for   many  years by earnest and far-seeing citizens  of the Dominion, most of whom are  now identified with the Association.  By writings, by addresses, by petitions  to  the government,   they   sought  to  bring the matter to  the attention of  the public, but the time was not ripe,  and the  public   indifference   did  not  readily yield.    "The forests of Canada  are inexhaustible," was the stock argument; "Forestry is a fad,"  was the  general opinion.    And if any interest  was aroused  it was quickly lulled to  sleep by the absence of that pressure  of  necessity which is the greatest incentive,  to   action.  The project for the formation of an  association to reform such a stiite of  affairs was initiated in February, 1900,  by Mr. E. Stewart, Dominion Superintendent of Forestry, who called a  meeting of a number of gentlemen  interested in the subject.  The year 1906 was made most notable by a great Dominion Forestry Convention in Ottawa, called by the Prime  Minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who personally presided over its deliberations.  There were in attendance His Excellency Earl Grey,, and a very large  number of the most influential citizens  of Canada,  The proceedings of all the annual  meetings have been reported in full  and published. Besides, the Association publishes a quarterly magazine,  the Canadian Forestry Journal, to  which the leading writers on the subjects with which it deals, contribute.  Monseigneur Laflamme, Dean of the  On Thursday morning last Messrs.  Chas. Camsell and J. A. A.lleh, of the  geological survey, left for Otter Flat,  having completed the- season's work  in Hedley. Mr. Allen, who goes to  Boston to accept a position as demonstrator in the Massachusetts Institute  of Technology, will have but a short  spell to spend at Otter Flat, as his  duties in Boston begin with the first  of October. This position is all the  more'desirable-'for- Mr. Allen in that  he will have about half, of his time for  himself, and the use of the Institute  laboratories and equipment for private,  scientific research, as well as leaving  hirri free for field work with the survey  during the summer mouths.  Mr. Camsell also expects to be in  Boston dining the winter for special  study and research, but before going  there will go to Victoria for certain information required in connection with  his report,- and mny also have to go to  Ottawa? Mr. CamseH's work in Boston  will be with the noted scientist,  Liudgren.  Mr. Reinecke will remain in the field  at the Otter Flat",work- as long as the  weather will permit, and may also  spend most of the winter in; Ottawa, v  Drafts On South Africa, Australia, China  and the West Indies bought and sold.  Bills on any town where there is a bank or  banking negotiated or taken.for collection.  Hedley Branch,    -   -   L. G. MacHaffie, Manager  *       - - s  ������  i  I  *������  x  x  s  *:  i  K  x  *���������:  X  x-  The Commercial Hotel  Hedley.,   B.C.  THIS HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN 'RENOVATED  AND REMODELLED, AND IS NOW IN FIRST  CLASS ORDER.    WHITE HELP ONLY.  X  X  3  A CHOICE STOCK OF THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  THOS. GUINEY,  PROPRIETOR.  3  WAVfAAAA������AAAyfAWA������Al*A*aA%^^   WHEN YOU HANKER FOR  Fresh Beef,     Pork  W. E. Burritt has. opened a law office in Prince Rupert -and will he right  on hand for the the.opening of the  boom.  METEOROLOGICAL.  The following are the readings showing temperature, etc., for the week  ending Sept. 5 :  AT THE MINE.  Maximum Minimum  48     ... ,.31  58        .. 42  ..       ,49       .. 34  GO       .. 36  55       .. 40  62       .. 43  72       .. 45  Average maximum temperature 57.71  Average, minimum          do 38.71  Mean temperature 48.21  Rainfall for the week   .0 inches.  Snowfall       "       "        .  CORRESPONDING WEEK OF LAST YE All  Highest maximum temperature 62  X  i  x  i  I  I  X  ?  X  X  %  X  x  X  X  *  X  *C  x  *C  x  X  X  K  X  H  X  Cored Meats,     Fish or Poultry  CALL UP PHONE INo. S  AND TELL YOUR WANTS TO .  K0 X EPM������������?  IS EWtetar  ���������  Aug 30  31  Sept 1  2  3  4  5  Average maximum  do  54.42  Lowest minimum  do  40  Average minimum  do  - 43.  Mean  do  48.71  AT THE MILL,.  Maximum        Minimum  Aug 30  31  Sept 1  ���������>  3  4  5  ������������������  64  68  68  72  82  82  86  \ *  39  41  41  39  47  46  46  Average  maximum  temperatur  e74.  Average  minimum  do  44.42  Mean  do  59.21  Rainfall for the week  .01 inches  COKltESI-ONDING WEEK OK LAST YEAK  Highest maximum temperature 81.  Average do do 73.57  Lowest minimum do 45.  Average do do 47.14  Mean do 60.36  Try  kvvKMMKKKk.  Victoria  c*#ross  CEYLON TEA.'  Pure  and   Invigorating.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  BY NEATLY PRINTED STATIONERY  - ���������bearing imprint of the home office���������is  a valuable aid to the local business man,  for it shows that he is public-spirited and  loyal to his town 11 Having this, he can  consistently appeal to the community in  which he resides to give him their trade  The Gazette jod Department  Is the best equipped of any office in the  district, outside of Vernon and the  larger offices in the Boundary       ::       ::  Latest. Type Faces,  HioH Grade Taper 6c  Artistic Arrangement  Are the three essentials to good work  :  DAMS (registered and olepriblc for roglstra-  xv*   tion).   Also a few puro bred  : young owes.  For turfchcr particulars apply to,  35-3 JNO. M. THOMAS, O. K. Falls.  Letter Heads  Note Heads  Bill Heads  Memo Heads  .Statements  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Commercial Forms  ���������     Pamphlets  Posters, ?c, fa  U Anything from a visiting card to a 3-  sheet plain and colored exhibition poster  11 No job too small or none too large for us  ShropshireSheep For Sale |     fl^gy (fl^TTE f. & P. GO., Ltd.  ���������  ���������  .  ���������  ���������  ���������  t  ���������  X  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  x  ���������  X  ���������  ��������� fc 'W.A-ih  -/-. V  <~"> v,   '���������      *\  j}  ' "  umiiiii A~i"*riinfn<n"i I***--  ���������i until mil miw p> ri^Mtiiii  THE   HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER  10,  1908.  -Mraft^^fe^^-tfefefe^fefeTOairicarti  4������  i  I  I  I  1  1  THE  Great Northern  Hotel  Princeton  Is noted .over tho entire district for excellence of both tabic  : ���������������������������   :   :      and bar.      :  :   :   :  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  Town and Distruft.  I  x  I  All the wants of the travelling  public   carefully' attended   to.  Grand Union  HEDLEY, B. C.  HERRING & WINKLER, Proprietors  A  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR, monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. F. & A. M.,  arc held on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting1  brethren are cordially invited to attend. "  J. D.  BRASS,  .    W. M.  H. D. BARNES,  ��������� Secretary.-  PflLfl6&  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables   HEDLEY, B. C.  .  *r-A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.    IT Orders for  ...   promptly attended to  Teaming  WOOD   FOR   SALE!  'PhoneII.  -   INNIS BROS.  Proprietors.  THE  NEW\  ZEALAND  HOTEL  #     *     *   ���������. ������     *  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Everything New and  First-Glass  Bar supplied with the Choicest  Liquors and Cigars, and Special  Attention   paid   to   the   Table.  THE   "MODEL"  LIVERY STABLE  Princeton, B. C.  THE FINEST TURNOUTS IN THE COUNTRY  EXTRA AVELL FITTED FOR LONG DRIVES  Broomfield ���������& Garrison  PROPRIETORS *  ���������f **S  Great Northern  Hotel     '  A new hoiiso containing more bed  room accommodation than any  other hotel in town. Tablo and  bar   lirst - class.    Rates  moderate.  Dr. C. A. Jackson, dentist, arrived  in Hedley on Thursday last, and is  busy looking after his patients.  W. O. Stevens and wife, of Keremeos, took in the da.uee on Monday night  and were guests of Miss Lowndes.  Andy-Jensen came down from his  claims near the Hope summit bringing  samples of ore that go $200 per ton.  II. P. Nelson, who formerly drove  Welby's stage, is now in Dawson and  will try the north country for a while.  W. A. Maclean has taken" the contract of three miles of. railway grade  in the vicinity of A. Nissen's pre-emption and will begin work shortly. ���������  The steam shovel started in this  week on its last cut, which will be completed in abovit four weeks. This is  from Bryant's house to ..Bradshaw's.  L. A. Mauley came in on Tuesday,  and met'his partner, P. Swanson,-who  was down from Princeton. Mr. Man-  ley has been residing in Alberta for:  some months.  It is said that Madden Bros, are likely to put in a foot bridge across the  Similkameen for their own convenience during the continuance of their  contract.  Mr. C. P. Law, of Vancouver, accompanied Mr. Godfrey to Hedley  last week. While here he paid a visit  to the Pollock, and marked the business improvement in Hedley.  Mrs.- Thomas Rabbitt who was in  town for Labor Day, received a message yesterday from her husband that  their house had been burned, but that  children were safe.  ���������-Mrs. Allison received word last-  week that her son, Jack Allison, had  been killed in a mine accident at the  coast. Few particulars have been  learned concerning it.  Rev. J. Thurburn Conn left yesterday morning for Winnipeg on what  he has been pleased to term a holiday,  and the Gazette hopes that in the.  years to come it may always appear  to be so, for Mr. Conn goes to bring  back a, bride. >  The. Gazette has two.mo"nster apples  grown in the. orchard of W. J. Manery  of the lower Similkameen. The largest  is 14 .inches in circumference arid  weighs 17 ozs. They are claimed to be  wealthies but may be wrongly named,  for wealthies are not likely to grow so  large:  H. W. Yates returned from the  coast on Friday evening last. Mr.  Yates walked back over the Hope trail  doing the distance, of 72 miles between  Hope and Princeton in two days, and  carrying a pack of about 30 or 40 lbs.  Mr. Yates made a.brief stay at Summit camp on his way out and was  pleased with the appearance of property there.  Mr. W. H. Godfrey, manager of the  Vancouver branch of the Bank of. B.  N. A., paid Hedley a visit last week.  This was his first trip to Hedley  since the branch was opened here. Mr.  Godfrey visited the Nickel Plate on  Saturday last, and also went through  the stamp mill. Altogether he liked  the appearance of Hedley and was impressed with its prospects.  The Kettle River and Okanagan  Pioneers' Association will hold their  annual meeting at the Central Hotel,  Keremeos, on Thursday Sept. 17th.  This date has been made to enable  "Boundary members of the association  to get back home before Sunday.  There is every prospect that this will  prove a particularly interesting meeting of the association, as most of the  old-timers in the valley, who have  been communicated with are. likely to  be present. Those who have resided  in the district since 1890 are eligible  for membership.  The Keremeos Trumpet thus refers  to the mission of Mr. Harris, who paid  Hedley a visit last week : "G. Harris  of the "Okanagan", Vernon, and wife,  were in Keremeos on Tuesday and  Wednesday. Mr. Harris is making a  tour of the constituency in the inter-  HEDLEY CELEBRATES LABOR DAY  Continued from First Page.  a   much  higher   score,  innings was :  The  port given   him  would have allowed  Hedley  score by  Hedley     ��������� 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 x���������7.  ��������� / Nighthawk--* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 ���������0.  T. D: Pickard umpired both games  and handed out even-handed justice  to  all alike. '       .     "*  i-.^> <?^><*><3;>^-<j< <���������>*'<>-.><���������  *���������<."-���������������'-���������-'-  TRAP  SHOOT. .:       .  Additional interest was lent to the  trap shooting because of the. fact that  in addition to the competition for the  purse of $75, divided into four prizes,  the Shatford- cup was also to be defended by the Hedley team which won  it in Keremeos on Victoria. Day. One  team, Fairview, appeared on the scene  and made a try for it but failed to "lift  the cup." ��������� Strange grounds and a  strange trap was against the visitors,  some of whom were unable to keep up  their  usual scores.  The team selected to defend the cup  for Hedley were. E. D. Boeing, F. H.'  French, Bert Harris and Dr.Whillans.  Fairview's team was made up of H.  Jones, C. Jones, J..R. Brown and. W.  Dalrymple. The Hedley team led  by 29 points.  WE AIM TC  S.     **>    .*   J  . ���������-*, r������-*i  ~-*J A.  V  THAT IS WRY WE CAKKY  SUCH A LAKG-K STOCK OF  I  X  4  %  4  FOOT  WW  n  <L  -.a  I--' r)  l������jS������     \-,J  MmjMHwsaa  BSSaBEBEKSV*S'SiC.-'.---i.-.-c.:  W M'P ^P^yK^M^  ' ^ 2. S" \f *  c  t-*  5 5'  ���������r, 55  ������ c  a 3  0*} a?  o 1--.0 o I-1  !*   ***3  5 | ^ w a  5" * S  o  2  3"  CTQ  s.5  l-1   O   O   C   r-1  O I-1 o o  ������ ������ O -1���������'  H-'   ������   I-1   >-���������  I-1 O I-1 o  l-������ ������ ������ M  "0(,0 I-1 o  ������ ������ ������  '������������������'Ol���������'   M   ������   ������   I���������'   I���������'Ml���������'  1���������*  ������  ������ i���������'Ol���������' - r��������� '*���������'i���������'1���������'  OOH-'l-'O'-'H-'OOO  I*-'.'-'������'-'������'-!!-''-'������������  >-'>-'���������-')-���������������'-'������'-'������������  ������ ������ I���������' O C I-"- *->��������������������������� O I���������'  1���������i i_i I���������i ������ j_i'i_i |_i i_j O t���������'  I���������'������I-''-''--������������'-'������'-'  We have Boots and SEl^s  all sizes and shapes of feet-  Women's   and-  Children's ��������� and  all  prices.  If }<"Ou  have   had   difficulty  getting  suited   elsewhere,   b  and give us a.trial.  -5 tO VI t --  ���������  ���������  men s.  X  tiid at ���������  X  4  X  Ity  in  ���������L'                   1  4  4  sui*e  t  4  X  4  4  l-* o  (������������������*��������� o  !-��������� I-1  o o  l-'OOOOMOOOOOl-'  l_il_il-i|_iOl-iOOI-''-''���������'O  l-'l-'0"l-'0i-''o'-'0'-'O0  l-ll-'OI-'l-'l-'0';--'Ol-'0,0  l-'CO'-'O.I-'i-'OI-'l-'OI-'  O M I-1 O I-1. .������ O l-������ M O I-1 M  'M l-1 O I-1 O O O M' M .H" O M  ���������_l|_ih-fOOOI-'l-''-''-'00  l-'-'M   C   O-M   Ml-'   I-'   M������   CM '  M M O  (-' O M  MOM  M M O  O  I���������'  I-1  >-* O M' M I���������'  r-> M O M O  O I-1 Ml M M  M O M '-' I-"  O M O ������ ������  O M M O M  r-1 ������ M H-i ������  I-1 ������ M O M'  C ������ M M M  i-1 a i-' a> cd  8  X JOHN LIND,   Proprietor 3  When   writing    Advertisers,  Mention the Gazette.  Please  ests of Duncan Ross. His friends call  him an organizer his opposition a heeler. He justifies the postponement of  the election in Yale-Cariboo and  claims that Martin Burrell will not  have a fighting chance; the result of  the elections being known, the docile  voters of the constituency will return  a member in line with the government.  It is just possible that our friend has  misjudged the temperament of the  people of Southern British Columbia.  We are inclined to think that their  spirit of fair play will hold good, even  through an..electidn contest, and furthermore that they will resent being  deprived of the opportunity of taking  part in the election contest until after  the fight is over and interest dead."  oo o* oo ���������**���������> a ������ k co c oo if- & ���������i oi.  The above scores gave first prize to  F. H. French, and 2nd to Ed. Riehter,  and four were tied for 3rd place, when  in a shoot-off B. Harris won it with a  straight of five birds and L. C. Rolls  got 4th  place.  ;    ..   HORSE   RACES.  "In the horse' racing visitors had the  opportunity of seeing some closely contested events, particularly in the free-,  fpr-y.ll, where eight horses started in a  bunch and finished in a bunch in each  heat. At the end of three heats it was  found . that three horses, Garrison's  Baldy, H. Richter's Scamper and Andrew Charlie's Dave, had each won a  heat. On a fourth heat 1st prize was  given to Baldy, which had twice led ;  and Dave was given 2nd prize, having  got 1st place in one heat and 2nd place  in another.   The prizes were:  Free-for-all ��������� 1st Garrison's Baldy,  2nd Charlie's (Indian) Dave.  Saddle horse ��������� 1st Shuttleworth's  Daniel, 2nd Hancock's Steptoe.  Pony race���������1st Richter's McGinty,  2ncTSmitheram's Snowball.  Cowboy race���������1st and 2nd, Tommy  Terabasket, riding a horse in each  batch.  Ladies' race���������1st May Smitherham  riding Shuttleworth's roan, 2nd May  Evarts riding Steptoe.  Turncoat race���������1st Mack" (Indian),  2nd Wixie Allison (Indian).  Boys' race���������-1st Charlie Allison jr.,  2nd Mack.  A match race between Smitheram's  Snowball, backed by J. F. Royer, and  Shuttleworth's roan, was a neck and  neck race, won by the roan.  NOTES.  The Shatford cup is a beautiful  trophy, of which the gun club are justly proud. From its size, beauty of design and elaborate workmanship, in  comparison with cups for the rifle competition, it has evidently been costly.  The upper Similkameen turned out  four oldrtimers in Robt. Stevenson,  Hughie Campbell, J. Thynrie and A.  Lament; and Manuel Barcello was up  from  Keremeos.  The Klootchman's race this year  didn't fill. The Indian fair ones have  taken to riding in buggies instead of  horseback, and the prize money doesn't  tempt as strongly as heretofore.  Princeton base-ballers' "Spokane"  jibes were mirth-provoking ��������� even if  they did sound a trifle ill-natured. No-  K,-KJ  A,  &������-# Hji  ������  ^^^���������^^^^^^^^���������^���������^^���������^^^���������^^���������^<0^^<><tt^<^<><^<^'<> o<-.  4  4  4  'e>**^*0  thing like extracting all the glory possible out of a, reverse; but all the same,  professional importations into amateur-  sport should hardly be eiicoura'ged even  in the guise of fighting fire with fire.  WEDDING BELLS  An interesting event took place in  Hedley on Sept. 3rd, being the marriage of Charles Bennett, the popular  blacksmith of the Nickel Plate, and  Miss Emily Swanson.. The marriage  ceremony was performed by Rev. J.  Thurburn Conn, at the private residence of John Lind, proprietor of the  Great Northernjiotel,' before a small  company. The Gazette extends congratulations.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  "p.  "TAKE NOTICK that I, Chas. dcUloir* Green  A    Free Minor's Ccrtilie-ate Xo. 1U!2;V'. intone"  S." Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. "Where  located:   Camp Hodley.  ecu,  .._..cl  sixty days from date hereof, to np-ily to the  Mining Recorder* for a Certilicate of Improvements, for tho purpuso of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tlie above claim.  And further take notice that act ion. under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement-*.  Dated this 6th day of July, A. D. H.'OS.  2G-I0  C. deB. GREEK.  DEATH OF F. ADRIAN MEYER.  NOTICE.  F. Adrian Meyer, customs officer at  Vernon, and father of Alderman Meyer, of Greenwood, passed away at his  home in Vernon on September 1st.  Mr. Meyer was a travelled and cultured man and had spent many years  iu the Orient.  For services"in connection with the  educational system of Japan he was  honored with the title of Count of the  Empire. He is survived by a widow  and three sons.���������Greenwood Times.  SIMILKAMEKX LAND DISTRICT.  DlSTlUCT OF Yai.e.  fAKE NOTICE  that J. P. Bcunveat, of  .*���������    Vernon, occupation���������engineer, intends to'  apply ior permission to purchase the following  described land .*���������  Commencing* at a post planted at the N. W.  corner- of Lot 101 S: thence south 40 chains;  west 20 chains; north 40 chains, and cast 20  chains to initial post, containing SO acres.  June 20th, 1908.  John Pukvis Bounveat.  28-10  Notice of Dissolution.  CARRIED.  BENNETT-SWANSON.���������In Hedley, on Sept.  3rd, 1908, at the residence of John Lind, by  Rev. J. Thurburn Conn, Mr. Charles Bennett to Miss Emily Swunson.  FOR  GomiiierGlal Printing  TRY THE  Gazene Job Depi  ���������"PAKE NOTICE that the co-partnership herc-  x toforc subsisting between the undersigned,  under the name and style of Rotherham and  Motlat, was this day dissolved by mutual consent. All outstanding debts will be settled by  T. II. Rotherham, to whom accounts due tho  said firm are to be paid.  Dated this 2i)th day of July, A. D. 1S10S.  ' 1,W*IT.SE*SS: f   T. H. ROTHERHAM.  R. 0. bluer-  Geo. M. McLcod    (   GEO. MOFFAT.  31-4  Offers Wanted.  IJAVINO decided to close out the Estate of  -���������"������������������������������������ tho Hedley Lumber Company as soon as  possible, tho undersigned will be pleased to  consider bids for the stock, plant, tools &c.  Outstanding accounts not promptly settled will  bo placed in the hands of a collector.  -tf  S. L. SMITH, Assignee.  Okanagan  College  The Pall Term will begin on  Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1908  College Matriculation, junior  and senior; Commercial Course;  Stenography and Typewriting;  Vocal and Instrumental Music.  For further particular's  address  the Principal,  Everett* W. Sawyer  SUMMERXAND, B. C.  County Court of Yale.  A SITTING of the County Court of Yale will  *a* be held at the Court House, Fairview, B.  C, on Tuesday, the 13th day of October, 1SK)S, at  11 o'clock in the forenoon.    By command,  J. R. BROWN,  31-9 Registrar County Court.  County Court of Yale.  CITTINGS of the County Court of Yale will  *-* *be held as follows, viz.: At Fraternity hall.  Hedley, on Wednesday, 7th October, 1908; and  at the Court House, Princeton, on Friday; 9th  October, 1908, at the hour of 11 o'clock in tho'  forenoon of each day.   By command,  HUGH HUNTER,  35-4 Registrar County Court.  ADVERTISE IN THE GAZETTE 1 THE  HEDLEY   GAZETTE,   SEPTEMBER  10,  1908.  Votes and  Kisses.  Y in the letters of William Cowper, tne  poet, is an  interesting description of  some old fashioned political campaign  tactics in England:  "We were sitting  yesterday after dinner, the two ladies  and myself,'very composedly and without tlrq, least apprehension of any such  Intrusion in our snug parlor, one lady  knitting,, the  other   netting,   aud  the  gentlemen winding worsted, when to  our unspeakable surprise a mob appeared  before  the. window,  a  smart  rap was heard at the door, tho boys  hallooed and the maid announced Mr.  Grenville.I Puss���������one of the tame har-ea  ������������������was uufortunately let out of her box,  60 that the candidate, with all his good  friends at his heels, was refused admittance at the grand entry and' referred to the back door* as the only possible way of approach.    In a minute  the yard, the kitchen  and the parlor  were .filled.    Mr. Grenville, advancing  toward me, shook rue by the hand with  a  degree of  cordiality  that  was  extremely seducing.    When  the conference, ended, Mr. Grenville squeezed my  . hand again, kissed the ladies and withdrew.   He kissed likewise the maid in  the kitchen and seemed upon the whole  a  most loving,  kissing,  kind hearted  gentleman."  Liken a  "Xosey" Clerk.  "That hew  salesman,"   remarked  a  floorwalker in a Broadway haberdasher's store to the proprietor, ''seems to  be an inquisitive sort of fellow.   When  business is slack ho noses about, looking at everything on the shelves, examining tags and peeping into boxes  that are not strictly in his. department.  I think I'll speak to him."'  "You will please do nothing of the  - sort," answered the proprietor.   "Clerks  who 'nose' about, as you express it, instead of posing by the door, are tho  young men- who know  exactly  what  goods we have in stock and where to  find them.   They do not keep a customer waiting while they run to you  or me and.risk losing a sale.   There is  nothing about my stock that I dou't  want.my clerks to know.  I would rath-'  er they find out for themselves than  go "running to you "for information."  Is  A  IN HEDLEY  Safe   I nvestment  '5*&  And  Will  ake  Money  mm  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous " Nickel  Plate"���������the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects.    It is the mining and business  centre of the  ^i       si  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  the new mining district which has already been proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper aird coal mining sections of  British Columbia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the proposed   \  Coast-Kootenay Railway ;   and with the advent of this road,  which is assured in the ��������� near future,  it will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time..  Scott Ave.   (main st.)   $400 to $600  Other Streets..    $200 to $400.  .... 1> CrfviVlo....  1-3 Cash; balance in 3  and 6 months,, with  interest at the rate  of 6 per cent.  Invest Now,  e Hallway C������mes===  A Conrsgeons Soldier.  Admiral Wilson of" the British navy  .won his Victoria cross at the battle of  . El'Teb in 1SS1-. There was a gap in the  square, and five or six of "tho enemy  made a vicious rush forward, attempting-to get inside. Captain Wilson, who  was present with the naval brigade,  advanced to meet them alone, but his  sword broke in the endeavor to cut one  of the intruders down. Hereupon the  officer, instead of beating a hasty retreat, stood his ground and began  bowling over the enemy with his fists.  , Either from the nature of the ground  or, as the record puts it, "the surprising nature of his attack," Captain Wilson escaped with a few wounds and  was rescued by the square closing up  round him. Sir lledvers Buller described the act as the most courageous  he ever witnessed.  For F*i4irF**artioiJl*ars-, TViaips Etc.,  -PlF������F-*-l^>--   TO ���������  L. W. SHATFORD,  Secretary and flanager,  HEDLEY, B.C.  Huxley 0:1  D:ij*T*-iij''**i  Do'-res  Huxley did not love dp-;r-  ir.-it he  The Knmn-rl IS'eiitnne.  It is doubtful if there ever was a  sturdier human Neptune than Captain  Webb, whose memorable exploit in  crossing the English channel will always be remembered. It was mere  111 luck���������a fatal chance���������which tossed  him against a rock in the Whirlpool  rapids of the .Niagara river aiid ended  his life. Lord Byron was a marvel in  tho "water. Ho equaled the feat of  Leander in propelling himself across  .the Hellespont without aid or relief  from any quarter, and before him  beamed no beckoning signals, glances  and smiles from an incomparably beautiful Hero. But oven Byron never  swam across the English channel. As  the champion of the silver streak of  sea Webb -was tho wonder of the ages.  had to have one. Antic:;;:"':������������������ -lie '.' ���������:>  ning of the red gown he i.-.'r .<- '. I.is  ���������'riends thai after the core.. *��������� .*.- '..?  would have to be troate*.! ::.������������������ a ;���������*.���������;-.���������:������������������!  of respectability. "! have done ::\y  liest to avoid that misfortune." ���������������������������:.hi  he. "but it's of no use." It v.*a:i O:::'���������:���������:������������������ I  that paid him the coinpiii::c*-*f, ::.-��������� It  had done to.Darwin-two years orir-ile:-.  When Darwin was given tire.degree  Huxley let him have no false idea ,*.i3  to the honor bestowed. "Canon Pusey."  he declared, "has been making' mr-Vi'.ry  as to who arc the blackest heretic." oa  the list proposed. lie was glad to '���������'.������*���������  sent in your case in-order to keep out  seven devils worse."  Near  Side airid Off Side.  When horses ��������� were' lirst hitched to  vehicles the driver never thought of  riding himself, but walked by the side  of the road as he held the lines. So -is  to-haye his right hand always ready  he walked on the left side, aud consequently the horse on.the left side came  to be known as the "near"' horse, and  the one on tho right side \va:* called the  "off" horse. In that maimer the/te.v::is  "near horse" and "off horse" became  general and still pertain to horses  hitched as a team.  HANDBOOK.  (New Edition issued March, 190S.)  SIZE*:   Octavo.  PAGES:   1228.  CHAPTERS:   25. - -  SCOPE: Tho Copper Industry of tho World.  COVERING: Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry. Mineralogy, Mining-,  Milling, Leaching-, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents, Mines in Detail,  Statistics of. Production,- Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conccdcdly the  WORLD'S STANDARD REFERENCE  BOOK Oil COPPER.  Hotel Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, Hanager.  Wire  Fire H!:ctiiif-;ni.siicr.q.  In factories where inflammable materials are made small fires are very  apt to break out, and unless their progress is at once stopped the results may  be serious. .In varnish factories the  fire extinguisher consists of a mesh of  very lino wires. Should a jar of varnish become ignited, a workman seizes  the net, which is always kept ready at  hand, and pops it over the vessel'containing the burning liquid. Tho wires  conduct off tho heat so quickly that  the flames have no time to spread and  soon die out.  Reluctant  to  Give Tp.  "Lend me $10, old man. I'm a little  short."  "That, won't help you any. You'll be  just as short after getting the money."  "Nonsense, old chap! How do you  makctfiat out?" '   ~       ���������  "Why, after giving you the $10 I  don't expect to see yuu any longer."  Ciitii-cheH on  Bridges.  The custom of building churches on  bridges was common a hundred years  aud more ago. Several of these quaint  old buildings are still left in Europe.  The Chapel of Our Lady still stands on  the bridge which spans the Don at  Rotterdam. The. little chapel was built  in the fifteenth century and was restored about a hundred years ago. For  several years, however, it has been  used as a tobacco shop.  He Probably Tool*'the Hint.  Young Tutter���������Miss Clara, suppose  that tomorrow evening' I should call  again and, having nerved myself up  to it, suddenly, while we were conversing, I should without a word throw my.  arms around your neck and deliberately kiss you, what would you do? Miss  Pinkley���������Oh, Mr. Tutter, don't ask me  to look so far ahead.  A Maddeninar Ponition.  The hardest thing a girl does is to refrain from asking a man a question  that .she knows will make him mad  when she is just boiling with curiosity  to know the answer.  Described.  A parent was examining his young  first grade hopeful in geography.  "What is land with water all around  It culled?"  "An island."  "Then  what is water with  land all  around  it?"  After a pause, "A puddle."  Easy Remedy,  He���������Hero is your dressmaker's bill.  She   is   becoming   impatient   for   her  money.  She���������Indeed.  Then I must call  tomorrow and order a new dress.  THE MINER needs the book for the facts  it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and Conner Mines.  THE METALLURGIST, needs the book for*  the facts it gives him regarding copper milling,  leaching, smelting and refining.*  .THE COPPER CONSUMER needs the book  for every chapter it contains. It tells what,  and explains how and why.        .   ���������  THE IN VKSTOR IN COPPER SHARES  cannot afford to be without it. The Copper  Handbook gives statistics and general information on onb hand, with thousands of  detailed mine descriptions on the other,  covering the copper mines of the entire world,  and the 10 pages of condensed statistical tables  alone arc worth more than the price of the  book to each aud every owner of copper mining shares.-  PRICE: So.OO'in buckram with gilt top, or  ������7.50 in full library morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage charges  prepaid, on one week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  yon all'ord not to see the book atid judge for  yourself of its value to you 1  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,.  HORACE J. STEVENS  GGl SIIELDEX   BUILDING, HOUGHTON,  MICH, U. S. A. 15  First Class in N Every Kespect.      Commercial and Mining  - Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on.Penticton-  Princeton   Stage  Line.  KEREflEOS,  B. C.  When in Keremeos  STOP AT  The Central Hotel  TWEDDLE <Sb REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.    Livery Barn in Connection.  80   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone- sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probably patentable. Communlca-  tionsatrictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken 'through J.Iunn & Co. receive  special notice, without chnrcro, in'tho  The- Brnte.    -  She���������You married me for my money.  He���������Well. It's no use grieving over it  inw; it's all gone.  Men attending the pans in salt works  nre nover known to have choiero,  ������::,,::iI-;o.*:, scarlet fever o:1 ':���������';:-<���������:*'������������������-  A handsomely illustrated weekly. I.nrce.it circulation of any saientlflo journal. Terms, ?3 a  year: four months, ?1. Sold by all newsdealers.  SrIUNH & Co.3G,Eroa*������!V'Kew    "  Braccti Offloa, 6S5 F 3t.. Wr.shliiEt.oi*, D. C.  Shatfords Limited have just received the Campbell Clothing Co.'s new  fall clothing samples. These samples  are the host ever shown in Hedley and  if you require a new suit, coat or fancy vest you should not fail to call' and  look them over.  ttfe maht- eritfino! 3esh,%j.tf2k(SJc)v  ii$. Halftones mi Zinc ar ffeppei-?v  ���������)ur ������ark 13 ;s{������cflt/ hr.&tia&stf'f  SJiir prices are "loooer far tfie same-.  gualihi of tporh tftim elswoWe v? & vf  jEWt irihe'Bur aiBrtl faril^v^^enrl.usu  tridJarSsn^-^flniep^aiso prove it ,>Vr*r*  pis  ���������Sip*  I  t  a  'fa  m  EimMvm/& Co,** y/ciowA&c,  '.    i'  BB������B!H-RffiemA,IMI^  SUBSCRIBE FOR  THE   GAZETTE!  G3������Z^SH2ZS  Tgnres^aa^^  SSWS!>w^"sm*-������*^W.W������Jwi>*!i:'

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