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VOL. 7, NO. 3
What is Being Done to Restore
Their Ability
The Hospitals Commission at
Ottawa informes us that 2,081
soldiers were under its care at
the beginning of this month. Of
these 426 were at Sanatoria for
tuberculosis, and 1616 at Convalescent Hospitals, 682 of the
latter being out-patients, while 39
members of the force were in
asylums for the insane. Of the
426 cases of tuberculosis, it may
be added, almost exactly half
were discovered in time to prevent them from leaving Canada
for the seat of war.
According to a statement prepared by the Militia Department,
up to October 5, 1916 the number
of soldiers sent back to Canada
because of medical, unfitness was
6,208. Of these, 961 were suffering from wounds, shell-shock, or
the effects of gas; 122 were insane; 245 were afflicted with tuberculosis; while the remainder,
3,880, were suffering from other
diseases and disabilities.
All Canadians ought to know
what is being d6ne by the Military Hospital Commission, acting
on behalf of the whole body of
citizens, for the restoration <A
their wounded defeij(ders to a position of self-support and independence. , .'
Every disabled soldier is medically examined on arriving at
Quebec If he is,no longer in
need of hosljiijtal treatment, he is
sent home f^ee of, Expense and
discharged With a pension or gratuity according to the extent of
his disability.
If he needs further treatment,
he is taken to the hospital or sanatorium where t$jB;. treatment
most suitable to his)iiase is available, and, if possible, to that
which is nearest his home. Men
who eannot resume'their former
work on discharge ,from hospital
are advised and enabled to take
special training for new occupations. This is provided free of
cost; and while tlranien are being
trained the Dominion Government
maintains them and their families. •
Men needing artificial limbs are
taken to Toronto, where these
limbs are made and supplied
without charge. Men with serious nerve disorders are treated
specially in the Ontario Military
Hospital at Cobdurg.
Each Provincial Government
has appointed a Commission to
help discharged men in securing
steady and remunerative work.
The Dominion Government, and
other authorities and employers,
systematically give preference to
returned soldiers when filling vacant positions.
The public can and should cooperate heartily in this urgently
necessary work, by encouraging
the men to take fullest ad vantage
of the curative and educational
opportunities given them, and
afterwards by seeing that they
get work. Local committees have
been formed for this purpose in
many towns, but much more has
to be done in this way.
The treatment, most carefully
carried out in accordance with
the latest discoveries and the
proved results of medical experience, includes many forms of
strengthening exercises, often
requiring special and costly apparatus; the scientific use of electricity, massage, and continuous
baths for affected limbs; with
wise dieting and fresh air as a
on page 4
The Revd. Archdeacon Pugh
will hold Divine Services in St.
Mary's church here next Sunday,
the 19th inst.
Early Communion at SaiTh.
Morning service at 11 a.m.
Evening service at 7.30 p.m.
$50.00 REWARD
for the arrest and conviction of
the person or persons who shot
my dog, on the morning of the
13th inst.
Over. $200 has been paid out in
bounty for  coyotes.
D. C. Paxton, passed through
town recently, on his way to the
Mrs. P. Le Mare, left for the
coast this week, by way of Lytton and the C.P.R.
Mr. G. C. Drabble, engineer
on the P.G.E., has taken up his
residence in Lillooet. J
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Mrs. Eagan, who has been Von
a visit to the. coast cities, return^
ed to Lillooet this week, ",.
Gus Gilbert son returned Wedr
nesday from a hunting trip up
the Fraser. iu
Mrs. Boyd, of 70-Mile House,
Cariboo rd., arrived in town this
week, and is the guest of Mrs.
Eagan. j.:
Three and a half million men,
it is stated, are now at work in
the munition works of Great
Britain, and they are turning out
as much in four days as would
have been produced in a year be;
fore the war. Four thousand
plants at work day and night.
Here we have the measure, in
one e s s e n t i a I particular,:of
Britain's determination to do her
part in seeing the war through to
a complete and conclusive issue.
Trains leave Squamish on Monday and Thursdays, arriving at
Lillooet 8 p.m.. Trains northbound will leave Lillooet Tuesdays and Fridays at 8 a.m., arriving at Clinton 11.15 a.m.
Southbound trains leave Clinton
Tuesdays and Fridays 2.30 p.m.,
arriving at Lillooet 6 p.m. Train
leaves Lillooet southbound On
Wednesdays and Saturdays at
7.15 a.m., arriving at Squamish
dock 3.30 p.m., Vancouver at 7.30
When Britains held the battered line
At Ypres against the German horde
And foiled the War Lord's proud design
Where wave on wave the flood was
In that our country's darkest hour,
There sounded, though all hope
seemed gone,
Defiant of the foeman's power,
Our heroes watchword, "Carry on!"
And so in Picardy today,
Where Britain's new sprung Army
Our soldiers keep their onward way
Where fort to stubborn fort succeeds.
O! never let our battle-star
Through clouds of war so brightly shone
As down the line there sounds afar
The cry triumphant, "Carry on!"
In crowded shops where strong men toil.
And women ply their new-learn'd trade.
Here on our own well-guarded soil
The arms of victory are made.
Such as they have our workers yield.
Nor shall hands fail though cheeks
grow wan,
While rings that message from the field.
Grim and insistant, "Carry on!"
—Touchstone, in London Daily Mail
Army Service Corps Want Recruits
An Opportunity for Which Many Eligibles
Have Long Been Waiting
In reviewing the recruiting returns of
the different provinces of the Dominion,
one is profoundly impressed by the splendid response made by the manhood of
British Columbia in the time of tlie Empire's need.
This record is indeed one to be proud
of, but there are still a very large number
6f> eligible men in the Provinee who for
vafibus" reasons have been prevented from
doing their duty, and it is to these that
the Officer Commanding No. 19 Company
Canadian Army Service Corps
with Headquarthrs at 1117 Seaton Street,
Vancouver, B.C. issues this appeal.
Instructions  have  just been received
from Headquarters to enlist men of the
following trades and occupations for overseas service with the above corps.
Horse Transport Drivers
Supply Clerks
Mechanical Transport Drivers
Bakers Butchers Farriers
Wheelers      Blacksmiths    Saddlers
Electricians Fitters & Turners
The advantage of a man being able to
work at the occupa'tion he works at in
civil life will be apparent.
The men as recruited will be given a
little preliminary training here and sent
forward in drafts.
Any further information in this connection will be gladly furnished on application to the above address (1117 Seaton
Street, Vancouver).
The prices of flour in P. tfcwtini
& Co'sadvt. on page 3 of this
issue have been cancelled. \   l
The prices now are-
Royal Household $2.85 a sack.
Five Roses $2.85
Our Best $2.75
Pacific Gem $2.65
Safe Arrival
Ottawa, Nov. 13—It is officially
announced that the following
troops have arrived in England:
The 110th, 114th, 133rd, 142nd
and 159th, 161st, 162nd, and
167th Ontario Battalions; 184th
Manitoba Battalion; the 195th
and 209th Saskatchewan Battalions; the 131st British Columbia
Battalion; the 196th Western University Battalion, Drafts, 192nd
Alberta Battalion, Army Medical
Corps, Engineers aud Naval ratings.
"So you want to know where flies come
from, Tommy? Well cyclone makes the
house-fly, the blacksmith makes the firefly, the carpenter makes the saw-fly, the
driver makes the horse-fly, the grocer
makes the sand-fly, and the lodger makes
the butter-fly."
Germany's great object in this
war was to get a big, firm hold
on the Near East. Constantinople was to be an "adjunct" of
Berlin, along with Vienna and
Sofia, and perhaps Bucharest and
Athens. That grip is gradually
being loosened, though Germany
is clutching at the Balkans for
dear life.
Mrs. M. R! Eagleson received
word last week from her brother
Mr. Ed. Dougherty that his little
son Douglas had been killed by a
horse. It appears that Douglas
and his elder brother were out
driving horses at the time of the
accident, and that he was kicked
about the neck and killed almost
instantly. The sympathy of the
entire community is extended to
the parents and relatives. Mrs.
Eagleson attended the funeral
which took place at Mr. Dougherty's ranch on the Bonaparte.
Rotation of Crops to Increase the
Duty of Water
In these days when the slogan
of every farmer should be greater production per acre rather than
an increase in acreage, on account of shortage of help and
the inability of Water Companies
and Municipalities to raise capital
to enable them to store more
water, the Superintendent of the
Experimental Station at Sum-
merland points out the necessity
of putting irrigated farms under
a rotation.
Experience has shown that alfalfa in most soils responds in
yield up to 3 ft. 6 in. or 4 ft. of
water. Clover and pasture follow this very closely during a
period lasting from the middle of
April to the middle of September.
Grain on the other hand requires
much less water, varying according to soil frem 1 ft. 6in. to 2ft.,
and spread over a much shorter
period, say from April 15th to
July 15th. So that it is quite
evident that with a rotation, including some grain, the maximum
amount of water used would be
needed during flood-water time
and thus reserve the dammed
water for the alfalfa, clover
crops and pasture. Hoed crops
require less... water than other
crops as moisture may be conserved by go$l tillage^
Further,/:M'_ .fallowing a rotation, eac^p^'at the farm has a
chance of getting its fair proportion of manure at regular intervals, vegetable matter is turned uridef thus getting the soil
into better tilth, and, at the same
time, increasing the duty of water. Besides^ this, weed control
under irrigation can be accomV
plished only, on a rotation of
crops. *,
However careful a farmer may
be with weeds, unless the ditches
and the who)e community served
by those ditches, are controlling
weeds, the water coming thru
the ditches will seed the land it
serves each year. The hoed crop
year is, of course, the best year
for weed control, and the cultivator should be used often and
well during the season, and after
each irrigation as soon as the land
is mellow enough.
The rotation suggested as best
suited to irrigation farming in
British Columbia is as follows:—
1st year, grain.
2nd year, seeded to clover and
timothy or alfalfa and orchard
3rd year, hay, one crop, manured in summer, and second crop
turned under.
5th year, hoed crop.
Thus 20 acres of arable land
would be cut up as follows:—
4 acres grain, 12 acres hay, 4
acres hoed crop. To examine this
from a water standpoint, it would
give 8 acres of crops requiring
large amounts of water, 8 acres
requiring a small amount and 4
acres of hay which would be
ploughed under and would not
need so much as if growing.
Mother (angrily)—Why didn't you come
when I called you the first time?"
-Willie.   " "Cause I didn't hear you till
you called the third time."
Mother. "Now how could you know it
was the third time unless you heard the
other two?"
Willie. "Easy enough, ma. I knew it
was the third time 'cause you sounded so
mad." t,
The Lillooet Prospector
Published in the Interest of Lillooet District.
'  NOV.  17. 1916.
There were many considerations which made the recent
presidential election in the
United States an event of
very great interest all over
the' world. The result has
proved that the American
people are about equally divided between an admiration
of President Wilson and his
ways of doing things, and an
equally emphatic distaste for
him and all his methods. So
closely has the dividing line
been drawn, that at the time
of vriting, there are stalwarts who declare that Mr.
Hughes has been elected after all. *j •7:
The feeling in favor of
President Wilson's opponent
was so pronounced in the
opinion df many persons,
that they began to sketch
out Mrl Hughes' cabinet;
Mr. Hughes, on this subject,
had m^de a very serious declaration, viz.: that in the
event of his election he would
call to his aid • 'the ablest
cabinet   the  country .could
meant that the organization
under 'the ! Wilson regime
would be. supplanted by men
of known aha' approved char-
acter:'' We should haVe'seeh
Elihu- Root -in Hhe place recently- jdiscreditecfv by * Mr.
Bryan, then accepted by, Mr.
Lansing, who Has been described as an "amiable young
man of the clerical type."
And there are those who said
that Theodore Roosenvelt
would certainly be invited to
be Minister of War. If selections like these hart been
made, the fat would have
b6en in. the fire in good earnest, particularly if Josephus
Daniels as Secretary of the
Navy had been replaced by an
official who was not quite so
the commercial world appears tq be relieved by the
election of Mr. Wilson. The
talk is that things will go on
as usual. But that remains
to be seen. The President
has had an opportunity of
hearing himself" criticized.
There is nothing like a political campaign for bringing
out a large amount of scrath-
ing and exhaustive criticism.
That being so the occupant
of the presidential chair may
well ask himself if he has
been quite in harmony with
the wishes and ideas of the
nation. He may feel that
his ideas on neutrality have
been pushed too far.
The affairs which press upon the executiye department
of government are far too
many and too large for one
brain and one hand. In this
connection Wilson has exhibited one of his defects. He
is by nature dominant and
arbitrary. His ideal Cabinet
would not be so much a group
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Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.
Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free
of exchange at any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of five per cent
per annum from the date of purchase.
Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and
accrued interest, as the equivalent of cash, in payment pf any allotment
made under any future war loan issue in Canada other than an issue of
Treasury Bills or other like short date security.
Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.    -
,A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and stock brokers on allotments made in respect of applications
for this stock which bear their stamp.. ;
For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.
DEI>ARTMENT~bF FINANCE, OTTAWA. ' ' "        •'     '-- »* *■*
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of statesmen who could shoulder responsibilities, j b\lt a
force of clerks. Under the
circumstances of the election,
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Id the Supreme Court of British Colutpi
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il In the matter of the Estate of Ernest
Walter Cox of Lillooet, Province Jj >t
British ColumLia, deceased intestate,
who died on 6th day of July 1916. ';•.';
'■NOTICE., is hereby given, that by'mi
order of the Supreme Court of British
Columbia, dated theJ5,th..day.of September 1916, the unfleTsi^ned TO appointed
Administratrix of .the.estate of the
above named deceased. Take notice
that all persons-due the ■said estate are!
required to pay to the undersigned'on
or before the 31st November. And rio*-
tice is hereby' further given that all
persons having any claims against the
said estate arerequrred to file their claim
duly verified under oath, with me on or
before 31st day of Decemb* r 1916, after
which date I shall proceed to distribhte
the assets of the said estate1 among the
persons entitled thereto havieg regard
only to the claims of which I shall th'eh
have notice, and I will not be liable for
said assets, or any part thereof, to any
person whose claim I shall not then
nave received notice:
Dated at Lillooet' this 31st day of
October A.D. 1916. :       ''
Idi M. E. D. Cox.;
' Administratrix for the above named
-Take notice that I, W. H. Buse, as
agent for the Marquess of Exeter, of
Bridge Creek, B.C., occupation rancher,
intend to apply for permission to lease
the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
20 chains south of the N.W. corner of
section 2957, thence 40 chains east,
thence 40 chains south, thence 40 chains
west, thence 40 chains north to point of
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 20th day of June, 1916.     •    •
William Henry Buse, Applicant.
36-July7th, 1916.     ■ -.    ,;•
and she is for hire
By the hour, day, or night.
Victoria Hotel.
' Take notice that J)elina Clara , Noel,
of Lillooet, B.C., occupation married
woman, intends to apply for permission
to lease the following described lands:
; Commencing at a post planted one
half mile north east of north-east cofh-
er of lot 587, Lorne Mines Group; Bridge
River, marked south-west corner post,
thence north twenty chains, thence east
twenty-chains, thence -south twenty
chains, -thence west twenty chains ,to
point of commencement, containing 40
acres inure or./less.•*<•. s    * ,»■ •■*;
|   ""I   Deljna Ola^a Noel/";' '
|38-*July;"l6th. 19IBT Applicant.
Take notice that John Alfred Carlson,
of Lac La Haiche,' occupation" farmer,
intends to apply for permission t<5 lease
the following described lands:
1 Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west'corner of' lot 3545, .thence
north 40 chains, thence east 40 chains,
thence south 40 chains, thence west to
point of commencement.
' This notice was posted on tbe ground
on the 4th of August, 1916. v.
J44 - Aug. 21,1916. Applicant..
Have you paid yom Subscription ^
Take notice that Frank Isnardy. whose
address is .Chimney Creek, 150 Mile
House", B.C.; will apply for a licence to
take and us-e 50 acre feet and to store
60acre?-''fflBt of |»fltefbjjl of Sheep* <3|ree!'.
which flows in;an ea£te?jly direction and
drains into the Fraser river riear tfiesite
of the Government, -bridge across said
river at Chimney Creek, . The .storage
dam will be located at S.W. 1-2 sec. 34
arid N.E" 1-4 sec. 33, tn7 48",' Lillooet
^Distqct., The cap&cityjof the reservoir
to be'ereated is about 50*acre feet, 'and
it-will flood.ab^ut eight, acres'of land.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about 1-2 mile from
mouth of Sheep Creek and will be used
for irrigation purpose upon the land described as pre-emption record No. 1431,
Lillooet Register.
This notice was posted on the'ground
on the 27th day of July, 1916.  ' j
A-copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "water
act, 1914" will be filed in the office of
Water ■" Recorder/ at'Clinton, British
Columbia. Objections to the applicai-
tion may be filed with the t>aid Water
Recorder or with the'1 Comptroller-of
Water Rights,; "Parliament Buildings,
Victoria,- B.C.y within thirty days after
the first appearance of this notice, in a
local riewspaper. '>  '■ ■■      '   .
FRANK ISNARDY, .Applicant*
The date of the first publication of
this notice is Aug. 11th, 1916.
Take notice that Frederick Methuen
Becher, whose aderess is Riske Creek,
B.C., will apply for a licence to take
and use two hundred miners' inche« of
water out of Makim creek, which flows
in a north-easterly direction and drains
into the Fraser river about six miles
above Soda Creek. The water will be
diverted from the stream at a point
eboutone mile south-westerly from the
south-west corner of lot 109, Cariboo
District, and will be used for irrigation
purpose upon the land described as lots
152 and 1015, group 1, Cariboo District.
This notice was posted on the' ground
on the 20th day of July, 1916.   ...
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water
Act, 1914," will be filed in the offices of
the Water Recorders at Clinton and
Quesnel, B.C.
The water will be diverted from the
aforementioned point on Makim creek
and conveyed to Meldrum lake, thence
down Meldrum creek, from which 'twill
be diverted at a point near the northwest corner of lot6049, Cariboo District.
Objections may be filed with the said
water Recorders or with the Comptroller
of water rights. Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, H.C., within thirty days after
the the first appearance of this notice in
a local newspaper.
Frederick Methuen Bechlr,
.   Applicant.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is Sept. 8, 1916.
Notice to Creditors.
In the Matter of the Estate of T.
I C.: Clarke,   Late , of  Pavilion.
District of Lillooet, British Columbia,1 Farmer, Deceased, Intestate. *
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TAKE NOTICE that by order of His
Honour Fred Calder, Local Judge, made
the 28th day of August, 1916, I was appointed Administrator to the estate of
the above named Truman Celah Clark
and all parties having claims against
the said estate are hereby required to
deliver to me their names and addresses
and full particulars in writing, of their
claims verified by Statutory Dec aration
and the nature of the security (if any)
held by them,     :        *    ' '
AND TAKE NOTICE that after the
15th day of December, 1916,1 will proceed to distribute the assets of the said
deceased among the persons entitled
thereto, having regard only to the
claims of which I shall then have notice.
Dated at Ashcroft, B.C., 21st day of
September, 1916.
Official Administrator.
CAPITAL Privately Procured for any
legitimate business; stock companies
incorporated; bonds and stock placed
on commission. Securities Bonding
Co., 811 Rogers Bldg.,Vancouver,B.C.
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General Merchant    -   -    Lillooet
Men's Furnishings
Miners Supplies
Fishing Tackle
Na-Dru-Co. Drugs
Dry Goods
Grain     \
Lumber, etc.
Headquarters tor Mining Men
Agent for
Eastman   Kodaks,   Edison  Phonographs,   Moore
Lights, Singer Sewing Machines,, Bapco  Paints
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Hours:  7 a.m. to 8 p.m.      Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m,
Tremendous Advance in Price of Flour
Since buying our last car flour has advanced $1.80 per
-barrel.   We have a good stock, so advise our customers to
buy nowv   Today's prices, which aregood for one week, are
as follows:
Royal Household, 49 lbs., $2.50. Five Roses, 49 lbs., $2.50
Pacific Gem, 49 lbs.,    -   $2.00. Our Best, 49 lbs., $2.25
These prices are under today's costs.
Complete stock of Fresh Groceries on hand at low rates.
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We Aim to  Please   the  Tourists  and Travellers
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Cheerful Dining Room—Best Meals in Town
Bar is stocked with the Finest Grades of Wines and Liquors
Large Pleasure Launch on Seton Lake for the accommodation of guests
Automobile Meets all Trains'
Alex* C Phair,
Pry Goods, Gents' Furnishings
Groceries, Confectionery,
Footgear, Hardware, etc.
Send Us Your Job Work—-Support Home Industry
Hotel —mk
Chas. Mason, Mgr.
Quests  Comfort
is    My   Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
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Protect your
Family by
Insuring your
Life in the.
Life Insurance
. in the world
W. E. Morrison
Local Representative
Prospector Office
Take notice that Cheng Won, whose
address is Lillooet, B.C., will apply for
a licence to take and use 300 inches of
water out of the south west tributary of
Leon oreek, which flows easterly and
drains into Fraser river at Pavilion Indian Reserve No. 2. The water will be
diverted from the stream at a point
about one mile from the main water of
Leon creek in a south westerly direction
and will be used for irrigation purpose
upon the land described as lot 2981 and
lot 2982, Lillooet district.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 13th day of September, 191$.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water
Act, 1914," will be filed in the office of
the Water Recorder at Clinton,' B.<'.
Objections to the application may be
filed with the said Water Recorder or
with the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.,
within thirty days after the first appearand of this notice in a local newspaper.
Cheng Won, Applicant.
Samuel Gibbs, Agent.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is the 22nd of Sept., 1916.
Form F.
Certificate of Improvements
Sunset. East Pacific and  Clifton
Mineral Claims.    Situate in  the
Lillooet Mining Division of Lillooet
District.   Where located, on" Cadwallader Creek, Bridge River,
Take notice that we. Andrew Ferguson,   Free   Miners    Certificate    No.
99335b,   and Adolphus Williams, Free
Miners Certificate No. 85171, intend,
sixty days from date hereof, to apply to
the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
Improvements for the purpose Of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.       ,  '      ,      ,
Dated this 21st day of June, 1916.
Andrew Ferguson.
■ Adolphus Williams.
June 30. . ;
Subscribe for the Prospector
NOTARY public
Lands, MineB, Insurance and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.   Farms for
sale or lease.
Ullooet.  - British Columbia
Notice of Cancellation of
.    Reserve.
reserve covering Certain lands in Lillooet
District for the depasturage of stock, by
reason of a notice published in the British
Columbia Gazette on the 7th day of
August, 1884, is cancelled.
' Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C.      , «
November, 3rd, 1916. 2-2m.
Take notice that John McLelland
Mackinnon, of > Vancouver, B.C., occupation farmer, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described
Commencing at the south-east corner
of lot one, group two, thence south along
the west boundary of Indian reserve
No. one on Fountain creek 20 chains,
thence west 80 chain's, thence north 12
chains more or less to the south boundary of lot 3454, therce east along the
said south boundary and the south boundary of lot 702,40 cnains more or less, to
the south-east corner of lot 702. thence
north along the east boundary of said
lot 702 nine chains more, or leas.to the
north-easterly corner of said lot 702, on
the southerly boundary of said lot one,
thenS. 58°00" E along the said southerly
boundary 10 chains a d 60 links more or
less to a corner of said lot one, thence
N.76°15' E along a southerly boundary
of said lot one 29 chains and 8 links more
or less to the place of commencement,
containing 120 acres more or less.
J. M. Mackinnon,
41- Aug. 9, 1916. Applicant.
Take notice that Frank W. Durban
whose address is Seton Lake, will apply for a licence to take and use one (1)
cubic foot per. second of water out of
White Cap Creek, which flows south
easterly and drains into Portage river
about 400 yards below Anderson Lake on
Lot 1592. Tho water will be diverted
from the stream at the Falls on the
east side of Creek, and will be used for
irrigation purpose upon the land described as the north half of Lot 1596
containing 40 acres.
This notice was posted on the. ground
on the 2nd day of October, 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the ' 'Water Act, 1914." will be filed in the
office of the Water Recorder at
Clinton, B.C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder, or with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., wKhip thirty days
after the first appearance of this notice
in a local newspaper.
Frank W. Durban, Applicant
Samuel Gibbs. Agent
_je date of the first publication of
this notice is October 20. 1916.
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(1) Orchards and mighty tides.   (2) Automobile traveller'is never out of sight of blossom-laden orchards.   (3) tf our hundred miles
of blossom-embowered Lighways.   (4) 'ibis tree has a record of 32 barrels of fruit.
BLOSSOM Sunday''; have you ever
r heard of it—that .Sabbath day of
enchantment and poetry in the
land of Evangeline in early June, when
mile upon mile of fruitful % orchard-
lands is white-and-pink with countless millions of apple blooms, and a
great seventy-mile long valley Is filled
from end to end with Intoxicating fragrance that recalls the orange groves
of Florida or the glorious heliotrope
of Del Monte?
Santa Barbara has a Flower Festival, and the happy dwellers In the
|Santa Clara Valley revel in the beauty
land luxuriance of their peach and
prune blossoms, but only in Nova Scotia Is there an annual feast of blossoms that is worthy of the name.
The tourist in Nova Scotia, lingering until mid-Septe^iber. poes into
raptures over thfi marvellous eolrtr-
mosaic that fills the valley dvrin^ t^o
harvest time; but he lUMe'realizes fie
feast of color and of fragrance he has
missed by not being there in early
June. What bo are as a day in June,
indeed, when It is spent in the Anna-
polls Valley.   •
Week-end excursions are arranged
by the railroads, in order that the
dwellers in the cities and larger towns
may have an opportunity to share with
the orchardists themselves in the rare
beauty of the landscape ln King's and
Annapolis Counties. Large numbers
patronize these excursions, especially
from Halifax, the capital city, and
many find a double pleasure in walk*
ing through tho petal-carpeted orchards and highways or viewing the
great ocean of white from the pearly
Apple culture in the Annapolis Valley through which the now famous Dominion Atlantic runs, now grown to
such immense proportions, had^ts inception a couple of centuries before
the horticultural possibilities of California were even dreamed of. The
first applo trees were planted there by
the early French settlers, about 1633,
and there are still existing trees that
aie thought to date back pretty near to
that time. In a long-abandoned orchard in the lovely Valley town of Paradise, not long ago, the writer saw several gnarled apple trees that must
have been at least a couple of hundred
years old. f
From the small beginnings of the
peaceful Acadiuns has developed one
of the largest and most profitable apple-growing industries on the continent, tor Nova Scotia apples today arc
famous not only for their quantity but
for their tine quality. Svery farmer
in this long, sheltered valley raises
this delicious fruit, even though he
does it on a small scale. There are
scores of orchards with from 200 to
1000 trees, and the largest of all, located near Kentvllle, contains 20,000
The entire crop of the valley averages between 700,000 and 1,000,000 barrels a year and nets the growers anywhere from'$1,600,000 to $2,500,000 according to size cf crop price, and other
conditions.^ • The greater part of this
output is sent to the British market;
and the apples from a blossom-covered ree which particularly attracted
the admiration of a June bride last
summer may later have reposed in the
cellars of Windsor Castle, or been displayed in the show windows of some
London fruiterer       .■" c
Gravensteins. whose pure white
blossoms are the first to reach
perfection, are a favored product
of the Valley, and Baldwins. Red As-
trachans, Greenirgs, Northern Spies,
Bishop Pippins, King Tomkins, Nonpareils, Ribstori Pippin's, Golden Rus-
pets, Pen Davis and Sweet Boughs, are
| unions other popular varieties raised.
Young trees begin to bear live or
six, years after -setting out, and one
farmer has packed 32 barreU from a
single tree. The orchardists here follow the most approved methods of apple cultivation,! allowing about 30 feet
of space between the trees, plowing up
the ground, and spraying on the most
modern principles.
Some of the finest of the Nova Scotia orchards are situated at the eastern end of the Annapolis Valley, in the
vicinity of Kentville, Wolfville and
Grand Pre, so that the very ground
which Evangeline and Gabriel are supposed to have trod in the happy days
before 1755 is stippled with the windblown petals; and the mighty currents
of the tide-vexed Minus Basin bear
thousands of them over the very
course of the vessels that took the hapless Acadlans into exile.
If Evangeline could only return to
earth today and time her visit for the
first week in June, what a new and
strange vision of loviness she would
behold. Even in those ancient days
when "The Sunshine of Saint Eulalie"
lived and loved in Grand Pre," "a footpath led through an orchr -d wide, and
disappeared in the meadow." •
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matter of course. >;•
Occupation is often as necessary and beneficial as rest itself,
i i its curative and strengthening
effect on body and mind. Class
es are therefore held at the hospitals, for instruction and practice in many arts and industries,
such as carpentry and wood-carving, metal and leather working,
typewriting and book-keeping,
mechanical drawing and elementary engineering, gardening, beekeeping and poultry-raising.
These all help to increase the
capacity of the patients, and to
lessen the effect of any injury
they have received,  by getting
them into practice for such industries as than can possibly undertake. The medical and educational officers try first to discover what each man is most
likely to succeed at, and. then to
fit him for it as thoroughly t.s
It has been wisely decided that
no man shall forfeit any part of
his pension on account of his industry and enterprise in improving his own financial position.
Let our readers write without
hesitation to the Secretary of the
Military Hospital Commission at
Ottawa, or to the Provincial Commission at the Provincial capital,
asking any further information
they may desire, or giving any
practical suggestions resulting
from thought or experience.
I  4.
f stops, at I
When in Vancouver
Stop[ at
The Burrard Hotel
(One Block East of New C.P.R. Depot)
American and European Plan     |
i Under New Management i
| J. McGillivary,      -      Proprietor t


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