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VOL.'/, NO.
Organization of Lillooet Ranchers into Co-Operative Body
is Planned.
Canadian Patriotic Fund ^^^sssssssssssssssb^,
Preliminary steps have been
taken to form a Lillooet Farmers'
Institute, which will band the
farmers of the district together
in a co-operative body. A meeting for organization will shortly
be held, of which due notice will
be given.
The Farmers' Institute movement ahas been in operation in
British Columbia since 1897 and
has done valuable work in promoting a higher productive efficiency among agriculturists, in
many different ways lightening
the burdens under which the
farmer labours.
The successful farmer of today
is invariably the man who has
studied the various causes which
affect plant and animal life, the
most approved methods of manufacturing products, the incidentals pertaining to his occupation,
and who acts in conformity with
the teachings thus acquired,
hence of necessity a successful
practical farmer is a scientific
farmer, and to acquire this knowledge in the easiest and most direct manner is what all should
aim at.
The co-operation side of the
question is also of great importance, farmers as a whole are not
imbued with those business instincts inherent amongst commercial people, and in attempting
to obtain single handed those advantages to which they are entitled they are often worsted.
Many of the Institutes in B.C.
at the present moment through
co-operation are obtaining flour,
feed, fertilizers, implemen s and
other ncessaries at special rates,
whilst transportation facilities
and extended markets are further results.
As stated further in the Agricultural Associations Act, the object of these Associations shall be
generally to promote the progress
of agriculture, horticulture and
arboriculture by importing or
otherwise procuring seeds, plants
and pedigree animals of new or
valuable kinds, by offering prizes
for essays on questions relating
to agriculture, etc., by promoting the circulation of literature
on these matters, by holding
meetings for discussion and securing the delivery of lectures on
subjects connected with agriculture and horticulture, and by cooperation for carrying on any industry for any purpose relating to
agriculture within the Province.
With all these matters the
Provincial Department of Agriculture has been intimately concerned, every year seeing an extension of its activity, co-operating with and stimulating the
agricultural development of the
various sections of the Province
by the following means—
(1) Literature, etc.—For an
annual fee of 50 cents, paid to
local secretaries, members of Institutes are entitled to all departmental bulletins, circulars, etc.,
as issued from time to time by its
Circular letters also dealing
with departmental policy and
with matters of current interest
to agriculturists are constantly
sent out.
(2) Lectures—For a n u m ber of
Continued on Page Three.
The following is a list of monthly contributors to this fund, and
amounts received by the Treasurer for the month of March,
Local Items of Interest
Mar. 2nd.
" 6th.
" 20th.
April 5th.
" 7th.
*' 10th.
" 10th.
" 10th.
" 12th.
" 18th.
" 20th.
" 21st.
" 24th.
" 24th.
" 24th.
** 28th.
T. Harris,   -   $
C. Phair,     -
Miss Wiegand,
W. R. Bellamy,
Percy LeMare,
F. Johnson,
W. T. Bridge,
Mr. Saul,
J. R. Fournier,
J. E. Johnson,
F. Parsons;   -
J. F. Arthur,
W. W. Jones,
P. Percival,
M. McRae,   -
J. B. Arthur,
The following is a list of contributors who gave their names to
Messrs. Adams and Cran during
their recent campaign for funds,
with the amounts promised by
them to be paid monthly during
the term of the war :
April, 1916.
Wm. Adams,
W. G. Duguid,
A. W. A. Phair,
G. M. Deaver, 15-Mile,
Harold Clark, 17- "
W. B. Beloud, 17- "
Philip Garigan, 19-Mile,
Peter Garigan,
A. W. Hambrook, "
Henry Arlin,
S. W. Garigan,
Louie Jacob,
D. B. Melville, 18-Mile,
R. R. Mitchell,
John Lister.
W. Cormick,
J. N. Cran,
A. J. Swart,
Miss E. Watkinson,
S. S. Idiens,
B. Beloud, 17-Mile,
Cash Donations.
Mar. 21st. J. S. Bell, $5.00
Peter Garigan, 19-Mile, $5.00
Philip Garigan, " 5.00
A. W. Hambrook, " 1.00
A. J. Swart, Lytton Road, 10.00
J. Dunlop, Lillooet, 5.00
C. Knudsen, Bridge River, 15.00
D. B. Melville, 18-Mile, 2 tons hay.
As the demands on the Fund
are so heavy and constantly increasing, W. J. Goepel, Esq.,
Hon.-Treasurer of the Provincial
Branch of the Canadian Patriotic
Fund, has requested all sub-connections to make the remittance
of all monies received by them
during any month not later than
the 5th of the following month.
The Committee of the War Fund
wish to ask all subscribers to
forward their monthly donations
as early as possible to the Treasurer, Lillooet, so that there may
be no unnecessary delay.
Red Cross Society.
The following donations have
been received by the Treasurer of
the War Fund in aid of the Red
Cross Society :
Wm. Adams, • $10.00
Miss Jessie Good,      - 5.00
Cheque for this amount was
forwarded to the Red Cross Society, Vancouver, on April 25th.
Mr.  W. R. Bellamy,  clerk in I
the Government office, is taking
his holidays.
Mr. C. L. Copp, of the Pioneer
mine, Bridge River, was in town
this week.
Mr. T. Wilson, Provincial Entomologist, is on a tour of inspection of the fruit trees in this district.
Mr. H. Graham, Indian Agent,
of Lytton, accompanied by his
bride, was in town this week and
registered at the Excelsior hotel.
Mr. T. P. Reid has gone to
Chilcotin, where he will manage
a store on the Beecher ranch
during the summer months.
The close season for fires commenced on May 1st. It is unlawful to do burning of any description outside without first getting
a permit from the fire ranger.
Mr. E. M. Anderson, assistant
naturalist of the Provincial mus-
eum, Victoria, is at Seton Lake
hatchery. Mr. Anderson expects
to spend most of the summer in
this section.
Dr. Newcombe, of North Vancouver, one of the lessees of the
Lillooet hospital, visited that institution this week. While in
town he was a guest at the Victoria hotel.
Dr. Clarke leaves on Sunday
for a Kamloops on a visit to his
daughter." While there he will
attend the annual re-union of the
past-masters of the Masonic
If you ride a bicycle and talk
intelligently about a motor to
drive it, I can offer you a means
of making money. Write Fred
A. Caton, 611 View street, Victoria, B.C.
Mr. J. B. Arthur, foreman of
the Seton Lake hatchery, who
has been at Black Water for some
time on fishery business, paid a
short visit to the hatchery this
week, returning on Thursday.
Thos. Foster & Co., Ltd.. 514
Granville street, Vancouver, have
a change of advt. in this week's
issue. We have pleasure in recommending this firm to anyone
wanting men's clothing of any
kind. You will find their prices
very reasonable and you will receive courteous treatment.
Mrs. D. Craig has ordered a
supply of ice cream from Vancouver, and if the P.G.E. railway
does not disappoint her again,
it will be on sale at her residence
tomorrow and Sunday,
A number of war curios, consisting of a rifle grenade, hand
bomb, respirator, etc.. the property of Private Cuthbert, are on exhibition in town and have attracted a great deal of attention.
Mr. J. Mannion, of Vancouver,
is visiting his daughter, Mrs.
Dr. Christie, in town. Mr. Mannion has been in indifferent health
for some time, but the Lillooet
climate will no doubt bring back
his old-time strength.
Private F. Gott, a member of
the 102nd Battalion, ia visiting
friends in Lillooet before leaving
for the front. Private Craig,
son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Craig, is
expected home this evening, but
many of the other Lillooet soldier
boys will be unable to make the
trip owing to the short time before their departure for England.
Lillooet is having a touch of
real summer weather, the thermometer registering 85 degrees
in the shade on May 1st. The
trees are all in bloom, and with
an abundance of wild flowers and
green grass, we have everything
necessary to make live worth
living. Of course a little more
money would still add somewhat
to our happiness.
Examination was made last
week on behalf of a strong mining syndicate composed of American and Eastern capital, the
Sanborn & Rhodes mineral locations on Seton Lake being the
property in question. These
claims are favorably placed, being situate at an altitude of
about 1800 feet above the lake,
and facilities for shipping ore
and handling supplies could not
be better. Pourparlers are commenced for a working bond.
The Thursday mail from Lytton
was taken off last week and
there were a number of disappointed people in town. However, this will be rectified next
week as the P. G. E. railway will
commence a tri-weekly service
on Monday. Trains will arrive
in Lillooet from Squamish on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, returning on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays. Mail
will be carried on all these trains,
and with the mail from Lytton
on Tuesdays and Saturdays, we
will be pretty well provided for.
Church Services
Methodist: Sunday School at 11
Evening service 7.30
Subject: "Immortality."
Pastor—Rev. J. R. Butler
Everybody cordially invited.
The Revd. Archdeacon Pugh
will hold Divine services in St.
Mary's church, Lillooet, on Sunday, the 14th day of May.
Early Communion at 8 a.m.;
morning service at 11; evening
service at 7.30.
The annual Easter vestry meeting will be held in the court
house, Lillooet, on Monday, 15th
of May, at the hour of 11 a.m.
Half-Way House News
Mr. E. Porter has returned to the
Rosebank with his bride, nee Adelaide
Smith, after spending the winter in the
Private Jimmy Kane, of the 20-Mile,
has obtained leave of absence, and although still a "son-of-a-gun" is back at
the ranch and is a "son-of-the-soil."
We hear that Willie Kane has lately
rented the 14-Mile ranch and intends
putting his productive abilities to the
fullest test.
Fred Watkinson is reported as con-
valesing nicely and is expected home
any day.
J. R. Fournier, of Seton Lake school,
passed through the Half-Way at dawn
one day last week.
A new telephone has been installed at
Latest War News.
Berlin—The French have gained a
footing in one of the German advanced
positions south of Deadman's Hill, one
of the most important positions in the
Verdun sector.
Paris—A French official statement today says that gains were enlodged and
consolidated at Deadman's Hill.
London—Information has been received which is regarded as authoritative,
that Metz is being evacuated by the
population. Metz is the capital of Lorraine and strongest fortress in the
world, 15 miles north of the fighting
line and 40 miles east of Verdun. THE PROSPECTOR
Published    in  the   interest   of  Lillooet  District
W. E. Morrison. Editor and Manager
MAY  5,  1916.
From any point of view the
rising in Ireland is unfortunate at this critical moment in
the history of the Empire.
Here as elsewhere the hand i
of Germany is visible. She
had two objects in view, (1)
to embarrass our Government
at home, (2) to bring about a
closer union between the
German and Irish elements
in the United States, so as to \
create political embarrassment for that country and
thus lessen her influence as a
neutral power. Sir Roger
Casement and Larkin would
be suitable instruments in the
Kaiser's hands. The Sin
Fein (take care of ourselves)
element, a small body of
cranks, would, under Casement and Larkin, start the
ball rolling and Germany
would do the rest. Here is
an unbalanced bunch who
should be under treatment in
some mental hospital starting a fire that will take wise
heads and strong arms to extinguish. Was it not always
so. During the Gordon riots
in England there was just
such a bunch and such a leader. Gordon was unbalanced
and died an infidel because
Protestants would not assist
him to slaughter Catholics to
the extent he desired. If
these men were well balanced
they would surely know that
with 95 per cent, of the Irish
population against them they
could not succeed in their
mad scheme. Casement is unquestionably suffering from
mental aberration. On no
other hypothesis can the
splendid and loyal record of
a long life be reconciled with
the mad schemes which found
lodgment in his brain at the
age of seventy.
Larkin is a crank of the
first water. He created no
little trouble in Ireland a few
years ago through his labour
agitation. The solid people
of Ireland, especially the
clergy, had no use for him
He then tried his hand at
mischief-making in England.
But the labour leaders there
had no use for him as a leader or in fact as anything useful, and they gave him the
cold shoulder, which sent him
back to Ireland. He had his
training as a labour agitator
and as a hater of Englishmen
among the Irish fossils of the
United States who have no
recollection of events in Ireland for the last sixty years.
These men cannot see, or pretend they cannot see, the
new Democracy under which
have grown a new Ireland
and a new England in the
closest bonds of friendship
and working in harmony for
the betterment of all.
It may be asked on what
grounds could these- cranks
appeal to the great mass of
the Irish people. They would
appeal to them on the grounds
that England was only fooling with the question of
Home Rule, which she would
never put in force, else why
not put it in force when the
Bill was passed. They would
refer to the statement of
several prominent men who
declared it would never be
put in force, one military
gentleman going so far as to
say: ' 'After the war we shall
send Home Rule to hell,
where it belongs." They
would refer to the statement
of a prominent public man in
Canada many years ago, who
said if Queen Victoria signed
a Home Rule Bill, he would
march to Ireland with 2,000,-
000 men and smash it. Such
expressions as these would
be warmly nursed by the
vindictive element of Irish in
the United States, as well as
in Ireland, and be used when
the proper time came.
Although Mr. Asquith's
position was a very trying
one at the time, with three
provinces calling for Home
Rule and one against, yet it
is the opinion of many that
he made a serious mistake in
not putting the Act in force
when it was passed. As General Botha dealt with the
troubles in South Africa when
a body of Boer Sin Feins
would smash British connections, John Redmond would
deal with the present uprising, and it would have been
crushed before it had time to
draw a second breath in Ireland.
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Protect your
Family by
Insuring your
Life in the
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in the world
W. E. Morrison
Local Representative
Prospector Office
Is many times greater than its slight additional cost over an
unreliable timekeeper.
We handle the world's best makes of watches, selling
them at a fair price aiid with our own guarantee added to
the manufacturers.
Send  for  a   17-jewel   ELGIN with 20-year Case  at  $15.00
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Stop  at
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(One Block East of New C.P.R. Depot)
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Under New Management
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Headquarters for Mining Men
Chas. Mason, Mgr,
Quests  Comfort
is    My   Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
Castle Hotel
W. S. Dickson & Robt. F. Leighton
High-class in
Every Respect
Choicest Wines, Liquors
and Cigars
Granville Street
Opposite Orpheum Theatre
and Hotel Vancouver
UI Please mention the Prospector when patronizing the above firms THE   PROSPECTOR
Continued from Page 1.
years past the Department has
furnished lecturers for spring
and fall meetings; these generally comprise the whole of the outdoor staff together with a selected
number of speakers from Provincial centres and also leading
authorities from Washington and
Oregon points. Evening lectures
are illustrated by lantern views
from specially taken photographs,
thus materially increasing the interest and educative value. Demonstration work is also undertaken, the Horticultural branch
in particular having specialized
in demonstrations of pruning,
spraying, grafting and budding.
(3) Short Courses-The theory
and practice of fruit and vegetable growing, dairying and
breeding of stock, crop rotation,
etc., is gone into more thorongh-
ly at these courses than can be
done at the ordinary meetings
and they have been growing in
favour of recent years.
(4) Packing Schools-Started
under the direction of the Horticultural branch several years ago,
these schools are worked in connection with Institutes.
(5) Field Crop Competitions—
These competitions were first inaugurated in 1912, the production
and use of good seed, the eradication of weeds, the raising of
fodder crops and the application
of good cultural methods being
the main objects.
(6) Stumping Powder ■- For
some years past the Department
has maintained the oolicy of aiding members of Institutes to
clear and develop their own lands
by supplying them with powder
at reduced prices.
(7) Pure Bred Stock — Arrange
ments have been made whereby
Institutes mcy secure pure-bred
stock for the use of members,
payments to be extended over
three years.
She Did Her Best.
The best efforts to make a
home attractive sometimes fail.
Recently a district visitor in
the East End of London asked
the wife of a notorious drinker
why she did not keep her husband
from the public house.
"Well," she answered, 'T'ave
done my best, ma'am, but he will
go there."
"Why don't you make your
home look more attractive?"
"I'm sure I've tried 'ard to
make it 'omelike, ma'am," was
the reply. "I've took up the
parlor carpet and sprinkled sawdust on the floor, and put a beer
barrel in the corner. But lor',
ma'am, it ain't made a bit ot
A story is told of an old Irish
gentleman who was the only undertaker in an upper Michigan
city years ago. He was what
might be called a forehanded
man. One day he met on the
street the young son of a citizen
who was reported to be at death's
door. "How is yer fa-ather this
mornin'?" asked the undertaker.
"He's sinking fast," said the
boy. "Is that so? Poor hoy!
By the way, how tall is yer
Land Lease Notices
Take notice that The Marquess of
Exeter of Bridge Creek, B. C, occupation Rancher, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described
lands :
Commencing at a post planted 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 commencement:
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 8th day of March, 1916.
The Marquess of Exeter, applicant.
Per William Henry Buse, Agent.
22—March 31, 1916.
Lands, Mines, Insurance and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.   Farms for
sale or lease.
Lillooet,   - British Columbia
In the matter of the Land Registry Act
and Amending Act.
And in the matter of the title to Lot 6,
Group 1, Lillooet District, now registered in the name of Fabien La
Rochelle, deceased.
SATISFACTORY proof of the loss of
the following title deeds being on file
in my office:
NOTICE is hereby given that any
person having in his possession said
title deeds, viz.:
1. Conveyance dated 6th May, 1880,
Isaac Oppenheimer to Elias Budwig
covering Lots 6 and 7, Group 1,
Lillooet District.
2. Deed dated 1st January, 1885,Elias
Budwig to Fabien La Rochelle,
covering said Lot 6, Group 1, Lillooet District, under the provisions
of the Land Registry Ordinance
is required to forward the same to me.
AND NOTICE is hereby further given
that at the expiration of thirty days
from the first publication of this notice
in the Lillooet Prospector I will issue a
certificate of Indefeasible title to Baptiste La Rochelle covering said Lot 6,
Group 1, Lillooet District, unless valid
objection in writing to the issuance of
such Certificate is sooner filed with me.
Dated at Kamloops this 28th day of
March, A.D. 1916.
22-5. District Registrar.
Take notice that I, Oren Otis Janes,
whose address is Clinton, B.C., will apply for a license to take  and   use  200
acre feet and to store 100 acre feet of
water out of an unnamed  Lake which
flows south and drains into an unnamed
Lake about Lot No.  1689. Lillooet. District.    The storage dam will be located
at 10 chains south and 10 chains east of
the N.W. corner of Lot No.   1683,   Lillooet District.    The capacity of the re-
! servoir is the area of the present lake.
and it will flood about one hundred acres
j of land.   The  water will  be   diverted
• from the lake at a point about 10 chains
j south and 10 chains east of the  N.W.
comer of Lot No. 1683 and will be used
for irrigation purpose upon the land described as Lot No. 1707, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 11th day of April, 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application  pursuant  thereto  and  to the re-
' quirements of the "Water Act" will be
1 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., within thirty days after
the the first appearance of this notice in
a local newspaper.
H. P. HORAN, Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is April 28, 1916.
iroduction ai\dThrift
Produce More and Save More
The Empire needs food. If you are not in the fighting line you may be in the producing line. Labour
is limited—all the more reason to do more than ever
before. Grow food for the men who are fighting for you. The Allies need all the food that
you can produce. Every little helps. You are responsible for your own work. If you
cannot produce as much as you would like, produce all you can. Work with the right
spirit. Put fighting energy into your effort and produce now when it counts. The more
you produce the more you can save.   Producing and saving are war-service.
Make Your Labour Efficient
In war-time do not waste time and energy on unimportant and unprofitable work. Economize labour.
Put off unproductive work till after the war, and, if
possible, help in producing something needed now. Let us not waste labour. Canada
needs it all. If possible help to feed the Allies. Make your backyard a productive garden.
Cultivate it with a will.   Make your labour count for as much as possible.
Do Not Waste Materials
There should be no waste in war-time. Canada could
pay the annual interest on her war expenditure out
■J of w^at we waste on our farms, in our factories, in
our homes. Every pound of food saved from waste is as good as a pound of increased
production. The way for a nation to save is for every individual to save. France is strong
to-day because of thrift in time of peace. The men and women of Great Britain are not
only " doing " but are learning to " do without."
Spend Your Money Wisely
finance the war.
better investment
Practise economy in the home by eliminating luxuries.    Wasting our dollars here weakens our strength
at the Front.     Your savings   will help Canada to
Save your money for the next Dominion War issue.   There can be no
Water Notice
Diversion and Use
Take notice that John Mcintosh Jones
whose address is Big Bar, P.O. B.C. will
apply for a licence to take and use 25
acre feet of water out of an unnamed
spring known as French Bar Springs,
which flows westerly and sinks into the
ground about three-quarters of a mile
east of Lot 3472, Lillooet District.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about three-quarters of
a mile east of Lot 3472, Lillooet District.
Three-quarters of a mile east of N.E. corner lot 3472, and will be used for Domestic and Irrigation purposes upon the land
described as Lot 3472. Lillooet District.
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 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 appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
J. M. JONES, applicant.
This notice was first published in the
Prospector on the 8th day of October,
Water Notice
Use and Storage.
Take notice that George Henry Felker, whose address is 144 Mile House, Lac
LaHache.B.C, will apply foralicense to
take and use 200 acre feet and to store
75 acre feet of water out of Jones
Creek, which flows in a N. W. direction
and drains into St. Jose River, about
one mile from St. Josephs Mission. The
storage-dam will be located at N W.
1-4 and N E 1-4 of Sec. 29, Tp. 41,
Cariboo District. The capacity of
the reservoir to be created is about 100
acre feet, and it will flood about 25
acres of land. The water will be diverted from the stream at a point about
700 yards S.E. of the N. W. corner of
N.W. 1-4 of Sec. 29, Tp. 41, Cariboo
District, and will be used for irrigation
purpose upon the land described as Lot
39, Cariboo District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 8th day of March, 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., within thirty days
after the first appearance of this notice
in a local newspaper.
GEORGE H. FELKER, Applicant.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is March 24, 1916.
Dear Editor :
I was much interested to read
in your esteemed weekly the story
of Lillooet's water supply. It
was very good, but if the gent
who wrote it had lived here before Mac put in his pipe line, the
aqua was here sure, but the pura
was not in it.
Yes, as you say, we all owe
Mac a good deal.. He will never
want a monument put up to him
(which he truly deserves) for our
flourishing gardens and orchards
will always testify of him. But
what I was agoing to say was that
if you had known the kind of
stuff that used to percolate down
to the town for drinking purposes,
Sir, it would have made your hair
raise. All sorts of things was
done in the creek above the town
in them days. People used to
wash their shirts and socks in it,
fish would be cleaned in it, and
I have even known cases of
people a bathing in it; and we down
town was expected to drink the
residaum. Lord ! . talk about
germs and Germans (all the same
thing), the creek was full of
them, but not for me, not by a jug-
full. I never touched no water
until I killed all. the poison with a
little Scotch.
In those days it was prohibition
from drinking water, and anybody talking prohibition of any
other sort would have been showed the road. And that's why Pm
hale and hearty today. Moderation is my motto, and as a
preacher once told me that some
one in the Bible recommended a
little wine for your stummick's
sake, I says, in the absence of
wine, take Scotch* Excellent
brands are sold at both hotels.
Hoping you are well as it
leaves me at present.
Yours truly,
Wedding at Yale.
Received too late for last week.
A wedding of no little interest
to the upper country was solemnized in the chapel of All Hallows
school. Yale, on Tuesday, April
25th, when Miss Helen Miller, of
Sheffield, England, was married
to Mr. Harry Graham, Indian
agent, of Lytton. The ceremony,
which was fully choral, was performed by the Revd. Archdeacon
Heathcote, of Vancouver. The
bride, on entering the chapel on
the arm of Mr. H. I. Dempster to
the strains of Lohengrins wedding march, was attended by two
small Indian children as flower
girls. The bride was most becomingly dressed in a gown of
ivory silkcrepe de chine, with a
veil and wreath of orange blossoms, and carried a lovely spray
bouquet of bridal roses and carnations. The only ornament worn
was a handsome pendant of
pearls and diamonds, the gift of
the bridegroom. The bridegroom
was supported by Mr. W. C.
Keeble, of Lytton, as best man.
During the signing of the
register the sweet strains of "The
Voice that Breathed O'er Eden"
were sung by the Indian girls,
the recent pupils of the bride,
and as the happy pair left the
chapel the two little Indian maids,
attired in pink silk dresses,strewed their path with blossoms. The
school room, decorated by the
skillful hands of the Indian girls
with ferns and spring flowers,
presented an artistic setting for
the serving of the wedding breakfast. Mr. and Mrs. Graham left
by the evening train for a short
trip to the coast, and on their return will reside in Lytton.
Edward Farrer.one of Canada's
leading journalises, died at Ottawa on April 27th.
Dublin is gradually reverting
to normal conditions. The work
of clearing some small districts
around Irish town is being carried out by an ever-contracting
Cork—All is quiet in this county with the exception of an affray in the Fermoy district. Here
the police, in attempting to arrest
two men in a house, met with
armed resistance, the head constable being shot dead. The occupants of the house surrendered.
The Sinn Feiners in Cork City,
where there has been no rising,
have yielded up their arms.
Wexford—The column which
went to Enniscorthy is carrying
out the arrest of rebels in the
county of Wexford. The rest of
South Ireland is reported quiet.
Five hostile airships attacked
the northeast coast ©f England
and the southeast coast of Scotland on May 2nd. A few bombs
were dropped in Yorkshire, but
there are no details regarding
the casualties or damage.
After 17 years' residence in
Greenwood, Robert Robinson is
moving his shoe shop to Phoenix.
Bob is nearly 75 years old, and
has not taken a drink of straight
water for 12 years. He has
been 50 years in America, and at
the Paris Exposition he took the
first prize for making shoes. Bob
does not lose much time making
long prayers, but he pays his
debts. He does not owe a cent
in the world, and is one of the
noblest works of creation-an
honest man.—Ledge.
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