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 ��1J  Hi  la.  I  I  p  HP-  If*  I  A'  I  '.J  Vol. 1, No   7  MERRITT, B. C. APRIL 1, 1910  Price 5 Cents  News Popularity Contest Is On��� Nominations Close Tonight  Board of Trade Launches Publicity Campaign for Nicola Valley  ���"��� * *��� * -        _. ,i  Elaborate Descriptive Literature  Will Advertise District's Resources  Engines  of Publicity Will be  ~ Set in Motion by Strong  Commission  -;A  progressive publicity campaign for Nicola valley was suc-  , cessfully launched at a meeting,  of the  Nicola  Valley Board  of  Trade in Barwick's,hall,. Nicola,  last   night.    . Various   agencies  _ ,will be employed   to bring the  /potentialities ofv the district be-  ^^^^t&^o\^ideidwotM^ndL<t^  "wards this end a strong publicity  board was appointed-td comprise  A. W. Strickland, George Murray, M.^L..,Grimmett, W. E.  Duncan and S.: N. Dancey wich  President Howse as an ex-officio  member.  Elaborate descriptive literature  fully illustrative, will be prepared, space will be procured in  the C. P. R.   folders, and' other  - mediums and the assistance of  the government will be enlisted  in connection with its proposed  publicity department.  Effective  plans   were laid to  fruit ���orchards, in the district.  Deputy Minister oi Agriculture  will be invited" to visit Nicola  valley.  A definite offer from Pete  Marquet for carrying a weekly  mail between Nicola and Kamloops was laid before the board.  An improvement in this service  will be asked and a through stage  requested because the interr  ruption in the present service  entailing a delay of one day at  Stump . Lake ' Js,, most inconveniencing.  -��M2_2 X  ;' ��T_fA-*1  -���'--i'**^->ii_^S^tr^  William Rilejr  And His Wife  secure tl^im^royemiBnt~of--cer-  tain roads-in the* district involving the elimination of irrigation  ditches across public roads and  the widening, of the trunk road  .through Nicola. The telegraph  -service between Nicola and Mer-  _ritt and outside points came in  for severe censure and many instances were cited showing  lamentable negligence and inefficiency in the service. The  matter will be taken up with the  C. P. R. telegraph department.  The postal department will, be  pressed to prsvide the daily mail  service in connection with the  daily train and the provincial  government will be urged to  locate one  of the experimental  Interesting  Couple   Came to  Nicola in 1878  Living in a large comfortable  home in the heart of Nicola and  surrounded with all the comforts  that go to make for the happiness  of the present decade are two of  the pioneers of this district whose  names are now   household words  Nicola District Gets a Big Share  Of Road Appropriations for Yale  i ii  *_.  -:i  it  ' r.a  "^        if  ��� 1  throughout the  valley���William  Riley and his estimable wife bet-  -William*' Riley  Mrs.   William Riley  ter known as "Mammy". Riley.  For thirty two years they have  been residents of Nicola and they  have lived contentedly through  all the changes that time has  -wrought. New towns have been  born and hundreds of new faces  have come to make up the new  settlements and it is with a sense  ^f^adness-thatthese-two-trusty  pioneers���life partners that they  have been���look back upon the  past and then with all the optimism that has been born of the  productive prosperity of the age,  dip into the future and then contemplate the healthy contrast.  William Riley is the "village  smithy" at Nicola and early in  the morning and well into evening one can hear the ring of his  anvil for though sixty six years  of age he is as active as a man  many years his junior. Mrs. Riley is a willing-helpmate though  her sphere, is in the home, but  an evidence of her self sacrifice  ing and generous nature is found  Continued on page 12  Hamilton Hill Grade Will be  Reduced and Princeton  Road Repaired  Advices . from   Victoria   give-  definite details as to how the $70,- \  000 appropriation -is  to  be  ex-:.  pended.   throughout    the    con- -  stituency  of  Yale.     The " main-  trunk   road    calls   for   $15,000,  Deadman's  Creek    road.. $2,000,-  Highland;  valley; road   $2,00Q,c  Hbpe-Popcum; road. $1^500,vMc-:  Say-Lo.ring road :^6(^Mei_^P^  .HamiltonHillroad$6,000, Nicola- ;  Prnseton. Iroad $6,000,   Spences .  BridgerNicola rond $3,000,. Vene-  ables valley road $2,000. *   In the  appropriations for Kamloops dis-^  trict provision is made for ah expenditure of $2500 on the   Kam-  loops-Nicola   road, $2000   on the  Douglas Lake-Grand Prairie road  and $2000 on the " Grand Prairie-  Vernon road.  A       -!  "_.",  Road Foreman  For This District  Government  Will Appoint a  Man for Nicola Valley  Nicola Valley will have a road  foreman of its own though the  appointment his net been officially  announced.' Advices to this [effect were received by the secretary of the Nicola Valley Board  of Trade this week and Superintendent Dan Sutherland promised to send in a good man.  The difficulty in the past has  been that the roads through this  district would;'. receive no attention during the winter months  when they were of ten in an impassable condition.  "Repairs have  Continued on page 12 THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, April 1, 1910  Will Produce 1500 Tons Daily  If the C. P. R. Will Provide Cars  Nicola Valley Coal and Coke Co.   Boring  Two New Tunnels at  Middlesboro Mines to Increase Coal Area.  ���_'B.___ n: .���F_n.rv_r'-.~^____e_______  "If the Canadian Pacific railway will give us the cars we require and  everything goes well  with us we will reach an output  of  1500 tons  of   coal   per   day  within  six  months.     That  will  mean  the employment of many  more men and the betterment of  conditions generally."     This  is  the   encouraging announcement  of James  Gray,  superintendent  of the  Nicola  Valley' Coal, and  Coke Co.'s mines at Midblesboro.  Two large new tunnels are now  being bored and other  changes,  and improveniBnts are being effected  in the plant which-will I  hasten this increased production".  The staff at the mines is being  increased weekly by eight  men  and  now numbers  about  three  hundred.     The scarcity of cars  has   somewhat    retarded   operations though   the development  work has been  rushed forward  as expeditiously as possible.  A large tunnel which ultimately will reach 13,000 feet is  being bored between No. 1 and  No. 2 and will be completed in a  little over one week. It is nine  feet high by six feet wide and  will cost in the neighborhood of  two hundred dollars. . The boring is now only a few feet from  the coal and it is expected that  a big seam will be reached. This  tunnel is being built in a southeasterly direction.  The other tunnel is a subsidiary  one to the present No.' 2 arid  will be largely of, stone. It  branches off the main tunnel  five hundred feet back of the  surface . and follows a southwesterly course. It will be eight  feet high and six,feet wide and  will cost $1000. It only requires  120 feet of boring before the  coal is.reached.  ''If we could get the cars we  could put double - shifts on the  tipples right away and that would  double/the present output" remarked Supt. Gray, and it looks,  as though it was up to the C.  P. R.  NOMINATIONS CLOSE TONIGHT  ���-���*  Candidates for Popularity Contest Must  Get Names in.  Nomination of candidates for  th/ popularity contest in connection with The Nicola Valley  News closes this evening at six  o'clock. Already a large number of names have been sent in  and if present indications can be  accepted as a criterion there will  be a lively contest.  The piano which . is offered as  first prize is one of the masterpieces of that well known and  old  established  firm,   Mason  &  T+- . vQp^^c^iltc    tine*    hpst"  been fortunate in-securing so far  young ladies.of the very highest  type, and this will only sierve to  intensify/ the interest -in the  contest. ".' :   ',,   ;  X?*i _M oVfc  skill of the maker and is well  worthy of the best effort of the  candidates. The second and  third prizes are very valuable  and should be prized by any  young lady. A picture of the  piano is published elsewhere in  this paper.  Once the nominations close the  fight is on in earnest, and for  three months there will be a  struggle for supremacy. Hundreds of friends of the young  ladies will work for their favorites and whoever the successful  one may be she can feel assured  that she won only after a strenuous  struggle.     The   News   has  EASTER SERVICES  Bright and attractive were the  Easter Sunday services at" Merritt. In the morning the Anglicans held forth and Rev.  James Thompson preached to a  large congregation. During the  offertory Dr. G. H. Tutill sang a  solo in fine voice.  In the evening the service  wa_s_lheld_under__the_auspi_ces_iof.  the Presbyterian church. Hy-  land's hall was filled to its capacity and the service was largely  of a musical character. A solo  by Mrs. Tutill and several numbers by the Middlesboro quartette were well received. Rev.  W. J. Kidd preached in his  usual pleasing style, his theme  being the "Resurrection Morn."  Home of the travelling public.  Everything directed to the best  comfort and convenience of the  guests.  Rates $2.00 a day.  Special inducement to boarders.  GEORGE E. HYGH  MERRITT  PROPRIETOR  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Horse and Cottle Ranches  Dairy Farms  Fruit Lands  Improved Agricultural Lands  Timber Limits  Government Land open for  Purchase  Pre-emption  Homestead  WRITE  The Southern B.C. Land & Mines  Merritt, B.C.       -        Nicola, B.C.  Merritt Livery and Feed Stable  ..,. Saddle Horses, and Single and Double Drivers  on Shortest Notice. ..���%*���-  Good accomodation for horses.    Express meets  all trains.    Buggies for hire.  A. J. COUTLEE, Prop.,        -       Merritt, B.C.  Hon. Price Ellison has informed  the Vernon board of trade that  he will spare no effort to impress  upon the provincial goverment  the desirability of encouraging  the Canadian Northern to enter  the Okanagan.  Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPS  DIVISION.  OF  YALE  LAND  DISTRICT  District      of      Nicola.  i  Take notice that George E. Hygh  of Merritt, hotel proprietor,, intends  to apply for permission to purchase  the following- described lands:���Commencing at a post planted at the  North-west corner of the staking  which lies about 3 chains East of  the Otter. Valley School-house;  thence running 40 chains East,  thence running 40 chains South,  thence running-. 40 chains JWest,  thence running 40 chains to point of  commencement. .  ...   GEORGE EDWARD HYGH  Dated  January 25th.   1910.    ""  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  Take notice that Edward Morgan  of Toronto, Ontario, doctor' of medicine, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���Commencing at a post  planted one mile North from the  South-west corner post of Kate Morgan's application to purchase, thence  running 80 chains East, thence North  80 chains, thence West 80. chains,  thence South 80 chains to point of  commencement, and containing G40  acres more or less.  Dated  30th.  December, 1909.  EDWARD  MORGAN    %  '   E. Todd, Agent. In  p  51->  Jin  h.  Friday, April. 1, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  3  EXPORT OF LOGS  Attorney-   General's   Department   Planning More Effective Enforcement of  Statute.  Arrangements are being perfected by the attorney-general's  .department at Victoria, for a  much more stringent and effective enforcement of the law prohibiting the export of manufactured British Columbia logs.  In   the   past steamers found  with booms in tow  suspected of  being bound  for a foreign  port  have merely given bonds and  escaped, it being impossible as a  general thing for identification  to follow the logs and convictions  as a rule being attended with  the utmost difficulty.  Hereafter the government proposes to accept no more bonds  but to seize both steamer and  tow where infraction of the lawT  can be brought home, selling  both logs and  vessel as  equally  guilty principals.  bermen held at Vancouver a few  months ago.  Among other matters taken up  were labor conditions, the position to be taken before the fire  insurance comission when it sits  in Nelson in regard to fire insurance matters, and recent legislation at Victoria   particularly  Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPS  YALE  TRICT.  LAND    DIS-  Take notice that Henry Standly  Cleasby of Coutlee, farmer intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  lands:���Commencing   at a post  LUMBERMEN OPTIMISTIC  Several matters of great importance were discussed and dealt  with .at the general meeting of  the Mountain Lumber Manufacturers' association just over at  Nelson/ -.  The one to which greatest interest attaches perhaps was" a decision to adopt the Mississippi valley  rules of pine lumber. The object  of this is to get a. better classification of grades in this particular kind of lumber. The meeting  also endorsed.the "odd lengths"  resolution, adopted at the con ven-.  tion of the Western Canada Lum-  that relating to the tenure of spe- \ planted at the North east corner  ial licenses, the extension of time; of Lot 537 thence West 60 chains  granted by the government  be- j thence North 20   chains,  to the  ing heartily approved. One of  the features of the gathering  was the spirit of optimism which  prevailed, all the manufacturers  present agreeing that this promised to be a record year fcr the  lumber industry' in this part of  the country.   ^  -o-  NOTICE TO LAND OWNERS  At a meeting of the Nicola  Farmers' Institute held at Merritt on Tuesday evening, March  22, it was decided to press on  the Minister of Agriculture the  necessity and just claims of this  district.for-the location in it of  at least one of the demonstration  fruit farms provided for in the  estimates.  All land owners who are desirous of advancing the fruit  growing *- interests of Nicola  valley are invited to offer land,  not less than ten acres in extent  for-the'purpose -of these demon-  strations fruit farms. ,   .   ;  Offers with full details covering location, water rights and  class of land, whether bench or  bottom, virgin or under cultivation, should be mailed on or  before April 3rd to       .  '   ' .      H. S. Cleasby, Coutlee.  South line of Naik Indian Reserve  thence Easterly along Reserve  line to Nicola river, thence Southerly following Nicola river to  Northwest corner of Lot 534,  thence South three cnains to  point of commencement containing 100 acres more or less.  Dated February 21st. 1910.  '    Henry Standly Cleasby  Metropolitan  MEAT MARKET  .:  NICOLA, B.C.  The choicest of, Beef, Mutton, etc.,  always on hand.  ������ ���Fresh-Fish^���Eggs-and���Vegetables^���^   Land Act Notiec  KAMLOOPS  DIVISION   OP \ALE  Nicola District   '  v   Take   notice    that    Emily    L. Mc  Vittie," wife of A. W.    McVittie,   ��� o  Victoria,  B.C.,  intends  to apply    t  tho Chief Commissioner of Lands fo"  permission to purcahse the followin  described   lands:���Commencing    at -  post planted on    Bates    Creek,    an  about  200    yards    West ' from    the  Nicola-Princeton wagon road;  thene  running' 80 chains  South,  thence    8  chains West,  thence 80 chains'North  thence 80-chains East   to    point    o  commencement,    and    containing  64  ac7"es,  more or less..   ,. _.  Dated December'7th, 1909.  EMILY L.  McVITTIE '  ���    E.  Todd, Agent.  Coal    Coal    Coal  The Coal Hill Syndicate  is in a position to  quote you  LOWEST PRICES  on any quantity of their  now famous product.  Our mine is run free of  rock and slate and this  results in splendid furnace fuel.  LUMP  ESTIC  is  the  finest   household  coal to be.had and it is  .delivered in Merritt for  $10.00 per 2 Ton Lots  Cash with order     Prompt delivery  ^  Jos. Graham, Mgr;  P.O. Box  17 lierrilt, B.C.  - FOR SALE -  ' y ^..-r  '7-ft'M  T. HESLOP, Prop.  Land Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice is hereby given that' I intend to apply to the Assistant Com  missioner of Lands for a licence to  prospect for", coal, and petroleum on  and under the following described  lands:���  No.    1.     Commencing    at     a pos  planted' about \\   miles    from Otte  Creek,   in  a Northerly "direction-   of  Lot 903,    being    "M.L.G., N.E.' cornet: post";    thence    West    80 chains  South 80   chains,     East    80   chains,  North 80  chains     to    point   of com  mencement. :  SOME GOOD  ���=:  AND  'Dated 1st. December, 3ST09.  M. L. GRIMMETT.  .  A. B. Roberts,  Agent.  The Beauty Spot of British Columbia  HOPE  Picturesquely situated along the, banks of the Fraser River and  a history as romantic as the place is beautiful.  Coiquahalla Hotel  We can offer you scenic beauty; comfort and pleasure���what  more do you want.    Good hunting and fishing.    Future railroad centre.  Fred. Paraaby, Proprietor -   /   -  Coiquahalla Hotel Hope, B. C.  Land Act Notice  YALE DIVISION OF YALE LAND  DISTRICT  ���  District  oi  Yale.  Take notice that I, T. V. Curtin,  oi! Merritt, B. C, physician, intend  to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:���Commencing, at. a .post planted about 40  ehains in a Northerly direction from  tho North-west ��� corner post of Lot  306; thence North 40 chains, thence  West 40 chains, ' thence South 40  chains, thence East 40 chains' to  point 'of  commencement.       - -  Dated December. 22nd... 1909.  . THOMAS VANSTON CURTIN  Metallifferous and Alluvial Be-  posits���Cattle Ranches and Fruit  Lands in the���  similkameen and  'nicola valleys  FOR SALE-  ��� ^>i ii _..��  -Eggs for hatching1, black breaded  .�����  ;.io.  game, $1.50 per setting of 15.  R. M. WOODWARD,  Lower Nicola, B. C.  PRANK BAILEY  -<_>-- -.*        . ..  M. C. M. I.  MERRITT/     PRINCETON,        HEDLEY  and VANCOUVER 4  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  .. .Frid^.y^Apbil .1, .191��  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  Subscription $2.00 a year  in   advance.  Six months $1.00  EDITOR - - - S. N. DANCEY  Okc dollar per inch per month for regular advertising. Land and water notices $7.50 for 60  days.    $5.00 for 30 days.  Classified advertising 10 words for 25 cents,  extra words 2 cents.  Special rates furnished for large contract advertising.  Address  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  P.O, Box 20   ��� Merritt. B.C.  HOURS FOR NURSES  No person with the least ap-  r.r3ciation of humanitarianism  will fail to sympathise with the  effort now being launched by the  Trades and Labor council of Vancouver to secure better hours and  improved conditions. generally  for the nurses in the General  hospital in that city. What is  true of & Vancouver hospitals is  true of every hospital throughout . the province. The . burden  that is imposed on the members  of the nursing profession is altogether too cumbersome and it  devolves upon the public to give  cordial support to any movement  that will tend to the betterment  of conditions.  Ten and twelve hours of duty  is the order in almost every ihsti-  . tution of this character and. the  ,. nature of the work too often'ih-  ' volves severe physical and mental .endurance. Many the young  girl who has gone into a hospital  to take up nursing and to thus  gratify her laudable and self-  sacrificing ambition to serve  humanity has been forced from  her chosen profession with health  in a precarious state, her physique on the threshhold of collapse  and with her worthy ambitions  blighted as a result of the unusually severe test. to which she  was sabmitted in the course of  her training.  There is no more noble pro-  ���fession^then_that__of_jo_ursing.^  Fannie Nightingale's name will  go down into history as one of  the noblest of women, whose  life was given to self sacrifice  and endurance in the interests  of humanity���devoted to the  noble and heroic profession of  nursing. Though the scene of  her endeavours were laid in the  midst of more severe conditions  still the principle surrounding  her labor was the , same that  surrounds the labor, of every  nurse on the staffs of our hospitals today.  Many the doctor will tell you  that it was careful nursing that  rescued a.patient from the grasp  of the grim  reaper and all too  true it is, Medical science today  would be lost without an efficient  and well organized system of  nursing. . Then too the matter  of remuneration, for the nurses  might well receive serious attention. At the present time the  stipends are ridiculously low and  wholly inadequate.  One of the greatest essentials  in a probationer isgccd sound  health. It conduces to successful practice and to the improvement of opportunities .. for the  patient. But under the gruelling system that obtains in our  hospitals throughout the land it  is almost impossible to secure the  continued robust health and  physique of the ^training nurses.  Better hours would be a splendid  agency for&prom,oting the. comfort and happiness of these self  sacrificing women and -we sincerely trust that the worthy  effort of the Trades and Labor  conncil of. Vancouver will not  only meet with the fullest measure of success but that it will.be  emulated by other governing  bodies throughout our land and  particularly in communities  where there are those institutions  that cater to the health and well  being of humanity.  It begins to look as though the  trade difficulties between Canada  and the United States would be  satisfactorily adjusted if recent  press despatches are authentic.  It would be inimical to the best  interests of either country^were  the maximum tariffs to be operated. Our trade interests are in  many ways common and there is  nothing to lose aud everything  to, gain by operating the. minimum tariffs. We believe in tariff and in the adequate protection  of home industries but a certain  measure of reciprocity is good  seasoning and would serve both  nations in good stead.  The provincial government and  particularly the. department of  publicworksis-to-be-commended  upon the splendid spiritcof enterprise that it has displayed in its  decision to provide an independent  road foreman for Nicola Valley  and contiguous districts. Particularly during the winter months and early spring will the  value of this official be appreciated. The roads are often left in  bad repair by the heavy snow  and spring freshets and not nntil  the   regular   road   gangs make  their periodical visit to the district are any of the necessary  repairs effected. The importance of the district and the volume of work available fully justifies the appointment of a special  man for this district.  The movement to secure bGat  service for Nicola Lake, is t~otie.  that is worthy of the best support of Nicola Valley. There is  no body of inland water that  offers a greater wealth of scenery  than Nicola lake and combined  with the splendid facilities that  a service of this nature would  provide, tha enterprisa would  be valuable not alone as an assett  to tourist traffic but as a transportation agency for commercial  trade. The boards of trade  would do well to urge the matter  before proper authorities.  We regret that the letter anent  the establishment of, a swimming  pool in Merritt was received too  late for publication. last week.  The purport of the letter would  commend itself to any man who  has the interests of his town at  heart. Swimming is one of the  most valued arts and he who can  triumph in this art is indeed fortunate. One writer has told us  that ability to swim is one. of the  great assets allotted to man.  The question of establishing a  swimming pool is .one that should  receive consideration -. though  there may be some difficulty in  financing the scheme in view  of  the fact that.Merritt is not incorporated and there is ho formal  agency of. promoting the establishment of an institution , of  this character.      .  WM. RILEY  AND WIFE  (Continued- from page one)  in the many expressions of gratitude that fall to her lot from the  scores of honles where her valued  services as a nurse have been  employed. Her happy face as,  nurse has been the first to greet  many of the present residents of  this valley upon their entrance  into this world.  Possessing many interesting  characteristics, few women are  more entertaining than "Mammy" Riley, and so closely has  her life been linked with the  history of the valley that many  regard her as one of the living  authorities of the past. Hos-  pitable in the fullest otegree and  generous almost to a fault there  is no home in the valley more  eagerly ; sought than the Riley  home and there is always the  warmest welcome���-it matters  not be he* friend or stranger.  Born at Mediville, Ont.,, in  1844 Mr. Riley was early cast  upon the world for his parents  died shortly after his birth.  Following various pursuits in  many parts of Ontario it was not  until '78 that he came west.  Travelling by the old Central  Pacific as far as San Francisco  he and,his good wife.there took  boat for Victoria. Coming by  steamer as far as Yale Mr. Riley  left his wife and children there  and tramped on foot in company  with a friend to Lytton and  Spences   Bridge     and   on   into  Nicola. Mrs. Riley _ and the  ..children.followed shortly afterwards by stage. .  Mr, Riley came to Nicola to  enter the employ of George Fen-  som who conducted a sawmill  near the falls in the vibinity of  the present home of the family.  He had worked for Mr. Fensom  back east. Man^ of the . old  timers were then living here including William Voght, J. Garcia  A. Coutlee, Panl Gilley, John  Clapperton, Edwin Dalley, Jos.  Blackbourne, R. Hamilton* John  Gilmore and F. Mickle. Well  he remembers the January morning in '94 that John Gilmore and  his two daughters were burned  to death in their home., Twice  .was Mr, Riley burned out of his  Jhome but he now occupies the  large and roomy house which he  built on the corner of his six  acres of land.  Managing the^Fensom sawmill  for a time, then teaming on the  Yale road, -for almost a year at  Granite Creek during, the boom,  he eventually settled down to his  trade as as blacksmith and for  sixteen years has ~ conducted his  smithy in Nicola. -  .. Mrs. Riley is also a native of  Ontario���formerly Mary Hyatt  of Milton. They were married  at theoldEpiscopalchurchinthe  township of Bentick, County  Grey, on ApriK24, 1866. -They  have had their ups and downs  and their share of sorrows for  seven of their twelve children  have died, though the five surviving ones are near them. Honored and respected in all quarters  arid still youthful .in-, spirit and  robust in health this Interesting  couple can well look forward to  many more .years' of happiness  and usefulness and hope that  this lot;may be secured to them  is shared by every member of the  -various communities ,-ohaf are  cast in the various parts of the  Nicola valley and . contiguous  district. -- f ..  \  A ROAD FOREMAN FOR  THIS DISTRICT  (Continued from page one)  .been,: necessary but   they were  forced   to  wait unt i - the    road  gang came in  to work   in   the  snring. Under the new appoint-,  ment Nicola Valley will be given  a road foreman   exclusively   its  own.    He will live here and will  devote   his entire time   to the  roads-in this-districtvr���Hope-dis���  trict also has itr own road foreman and the system  works most  satisfactorily.  -o-  It is now establishedthat Jack,  Barrack, the Lytton storekeeper,  was killed by   drunken   Indians  and that jobbery was. the motive.  ���ij-  St John's vestry at Nicola on  Tuesday night chose H. H. Matthews as People's Warden. . A.  W. Strickland was named as the  Vicar's Warden as well as secretary-treasurer. - The annual reports were most, encouraging. .  The Canadian Mounted Rifles,  a squadron of which has been  organized in Nicola Valley, will  be known as the British Columbia  Horse hereafter,  i  ",..���/.������;���,.,���  ���,-;:/..:- \r..R  -w  I ' . k  I  1  ft?  1  B  jit  !���<  IP  K  Friday, ,April 1, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  LEAVING THE DISTRICT  John N. Moore and Mrs. Moore  leave shortly for Victoria where  they will reside in future. - Their  ranch at the head of Nicola lake  has been taken over by the B. C.  Horticultural, Ltd. The departure . of Mr. and Mrs. Moore  from this district where they  have resided so long, will be  universally regretted. Widely  known and intensely popular  with all classes they can number  hosts, of warm friends, and no  home in the district ever tendered a warmer . or more generous  hospitality than the Moore home.  Genial host and^ hostess that  they are, many are the pleasant  evenings that, have .been..whiled  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District of Yale.  Tak notice fhat I, Mary Ethel Thynne  of Otter Valley, rancher, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the  following. descridecL. lands-:���Commencing at a post planted at the south-west  corner of Lot 68; thence north 40 chains;  thence west five chains; thence south  40 chains; thence east five chains to  point of commencement.  MARf ETHEL THYNE,  Dated 22nd ^November, laua.  ���*_.-  Land Act Notice  District ol Nicola.  Tahe notice  that I, Fred Raspberry  oi Nicola,  farmer,    intend    to appl  ioi!   permission    to purchase  the  fol  lowing    described    lands:���Commenc  ing   about one mile Easterly - of    th  South-east    corner     of    Lot    1,484,  , thence East 80 chains,   thence North  80  chains,    thence    West   80 chains  of  Dated 10th.  December, 1909.  FRED RASPBERRY.  W? E.   Green,  Agent.  ���-�����-  away by those who have sought  their home for an evening's en-ithence South 80 chains to point  ��� ���     i    .  ��� i      t\/t       ' commencement.  joyment.   In musical circles Mrs.  Moore will be greatly.missed for  her splendid ability as  a pianist  has won  a warm appreciation in  musical circles.    That they will j  enjoy  ^the ; fullest   measure   of,  happiness   and   contentment  in j tend to apply to the Assistant  ... i         ���    x j- n��. ^ ���_ ������ j-v,^   missioner  of   Lands for  a lice  their new home m Victoria is tne  popular ���wish that will follow  them when they leave.  Notice is  METHODIST CHURCH OPENING  The opening services in connection with the new Methodist  church at Merritt will be held on  Sunday, April 17. Rev. Dr.  .Sipprell,. principal of Columbia  ..College,' New Westriiinster, will  preach morning and eyening. In  the afternoon at three o'clock he  will address a mass meeting.. On  Monday evening there will,be an  entertainment when a. choice  program will be offered consisting of addresses, musical numbers, recitations and followed by  lunch.  -o-  M2RRITT ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  A . general _ meeting of ' the  Merritt Athletic Association has  been called for Monday evening  next in the Diamond. Vale Co.'s  ^store;sr^Important matters affec-  ting the Victoria Day celebration  will b3 discussed and it. is imperative that there be a representative attendance. The meeting  has be3n called for Monday evening so as not to conflict with the  meeting of the Farmer's Institute  the following night.  Land Act Notice  hereby _ given that I in  Com-  cence  to  prospect for coal and petroleum    on  and  under   the    following    describe  lands:���  No.]. Commencing at a point on  mile West of M.L. Grimmett's No. ]  location post, being "G.R.B., N.E  corner"; thence West 80 chain's,  South 80 chains, East' 80' chains  North 80. chains to. point of com  mencement.  Dated- 1st. December^  ]909.  , C. R. BATES.    '     **"--������          E.  Todd,  Agent.  -o-  FOR A FALL FAIR  The adjourned special meeting  of the Nicola Farmers' Institute  called, to receive the reports of  the organizing board in connection with the proposed agricul-  '. tural exhibition. will; be. held in  , tlyland's hall on Tuesday ever  ning next. A- large attendance  is anticipated.  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District of Yale.  Tako  notice that Constance Hutchison, wife of John Hutchison, of Victoria,'gentleman,    intends to    apply  for permission    to purchase   the following described lands:���Commencin  at  a post  planted - one   mile  North  from  the . South-west corner of . Margaret Leslie's    application    to    purchase; thence running East 80 chains  thence 'North' 80 chainsf thence Wes  80 chains, thence South-80 chains t  point of    commencement;    and    containing 640 acres, more or  less.  Dated 30th.  December,  1909.   ���CON ST-ANCE^KUT-GHlSe-N-  E.  Todd, Agent. :  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District   of  Yale:  Tako notice  that    Mildred     Green  wife   oi William    E.   Green, of   Van  couver,   contractor,  intends  to apply  for- permission  to purchase    the following described lands:���Commencing  at a post   planted    one    mile South  from   the  North-east corner post    o  Ethel M. King's  application  to purchase;    thence      running    South    8  chains, thence West 80 chains., thence  North 80, . chains,    thence    East   80  chains   to    point    of commencement  arid containing 640 aeres,    more    or  less. ���     '  Dated 28th.  December,   1909-  MILDRED GREEN ���-:  E. Todd, Agent.  a mess an  Saddlery  Harness, Robes, Blankets,  Trunks, Valises, etc. always  in stock.  Poultry and Stock Foods.  Best of satisfaction in all  departments. Prices are  right.  Agent for Mendelsolm  and  Heintzman Pianos.  N. J. BARWBCK  Nicola ��� Merritt  It makes a big difference as to just how  you shoe a horse.    In the line of  GENERAL  BLACKSMSTHING  - OR -  HORSESHOEING  I can give you the best of satisfaction  Have an expert of thirty years' exper.  '   ience with me.    Give .me a trial.  Albert'Wilson  r  Merritt,   B.C.  If you want,the best.service for  your money when in Kamloops  you should stop ot the  Dominon Hotel  We pride ourselves on the dining  room service we give to the pubic  and our other departments  are  equally well sustained.-.  W. R. GRAHAM, Proprietor  Kamloops, B.C.  Land Act Notice  Junction point with C.P.R.  mainline and Nicola branch.  Good hotel accomodotion.  Porter meets all trains.  Guests   receive   the   very  best of attention.  A.    ClemeS,    Proprietor  Hotel  Quilchena, B.C.  One of the finest hotels in the upper  country. Excellent accomodation for  travellers and tourists. Hot and cold  water baths.    Best of wines and liquors.  Terms $2.00 a day and upwards.,  .,  Jos. Guichon  Proprietor  When iii  NICOLA  . -m  _  ;HB  ���  "  - - '>  vflnB  . ^_____M  j  -  ���       vSK  i  1          ''ITBH  i.          < ^WaBj  "-1' ;��S  ' V*J ^flflH  ' ~9N  ''. flHH  i _������___���  'fflBV  .:     .  A  *���>   , -  .   -     /-  '.fflH  - - t  VB______  ^������1  .' '  -   *  '^B  7  ~BH  7  *__________!  . .*___^________  ������ _.    ��** .  * ** ".  call at the  Commercia  Hotel  for  a  good   square  meal.    Best  accomodation and comfort  of  -  Rate $1.50 per day  ,v_/v_/___ji\���______��.-__> xj��� ___/j.-o_x_xvx\_r_ir  Uistrict   of  Yale.  Take notice  that    Charles  C.   McVittie,  of Toronto,    Ontario,    clerk  intends   to  apply for permission    to  purchase     the     following     described  lands:���Commencing at a post plant  ed at the North-east corner of Emily  L.    MeVittie's    application    to  purchase;  thence running West 80 chain  thence  North 80 chains, thence Eas  80  chains,    thence     South 80 chains  to tho  point of   commencement,  and  containing 640 acres, more or less.  Date;1. December 28th.. 1909.  '    ' CHARLES C. McVITTIE  E.  Todd. Agent.  ,'   NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS  - All  changes for advertisements ap  pearing in   the Nicola  Valley  News,  ,must be in the    hands of the print  ers no later than   'Wednesday night  No guarantee can otherwise be given  that the changes will be made.  Kamloops'  Big Store.  In all departments we excel  and   our   stock  is  complete  and well assorted.  Dry Goods and Clothing-  Agents for 20 Century Suits.  ��_____���   1 ���.  Kamloops, British Columbia  i  ''^���������."���'-..������t'li  ,...���;���' 6  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, Apbil V1916  acac-sr.i!'��-i:?:j:  ���ariy i/ays in  ���--z=r==^"====   By   Gecris   Murray,   Nicola  ley  With ever increa?ing interest are the  efforts of Mr. Murray being received.  Expre:sions of appreciation are coming  to us from all quarters and the series  promises to have a historiial value to  the people of Nicola ; valley. There is  no more interesting work than to reflect the past and in the master hand of  Mr. Murray we believe we have found  the man best fitted to undertake ��� it.���  Ed.  In 1875 there were three families of Woodward's settled in  Lower Nicola, all within a stretch  of two miles. The other residents were Messrs. H. Lindley,  T. Schwartz and R. Turner.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Woodward with  a young family made their way  to California by the overland  rout3 before the advent of railway to the Pacific. Those who  would face the arduous, dangerous and severe fatigue of such a  prolonged pilgrimage proved  themselves to be possessed of  more than ordinary pluck and  .heroism. To undertake a journey  of thousands of miles over an  unknown route, vast portions of  which were marked only by the  foot prints cof those who went  before them, with unbridged  streams and rivers to ford,  ravine and canyons to be travers  ed,  desolating storms to be encountered, and along part of the Joseph Irwin <of ���Nelson and Mrs.  was chosen as their place of residence. Mr. Woodward and his  two sons, Harvey and Marcus,  located land and engaged in  farming and stock raising, and  also in a way suitable to the  wants of the settlement installed  a flour mill, also a sawmill, which  met a great need. Both Mr. and  Mrs. Woodward lived to upwards  of eighty years of age, respected  in life, lamented in death, they  have passed from the earthly to  the heavenly citizenship. Three  sons, the,two already named, and  Rev. Melvin Woodward, a prominent clergyman of the Methodist church in California, and  two daughters, Mrs. Turner, a  resident of California, and Mrs.  Johnstone, an adopted daughter;  survive them.  Mr. Henry Woodward, a brother of Thomas, also came from  Ontario with his family and settled in Nicola. His household  comprised five daughters andjfour  sons all of whom survive. The  daughters are all married, two  of whom Mrs. George "Clapperton  and Mrs. Archibald Irwin are  residents of Kamloops, Mrs.  Cook   of   Granite   Creek,   Mrs.  way exposed to attack by hostile  bands of Indians, displayed high  courage and noble daring. To  have heard the simple narrative  of the weary and perilous march  from their own lips was to listen  to a thrilling tale.    It was not an  Carswell of Alberta all. highly  esteemed. Mr. and Mrs. Woodward evinced thrift in a large  degree. Their farm was one of  the best wrought in the valley.  While Mr. Woodward adhered to  farming, he prospered and would  embellished story told for effect,  no doubt have amassed wealth.  but a plain rehearsal of stern  experience. Mrs. Woodward  was a woman of noble traits of  character, with lofty ideals  exerting an influence for good in  the   community    in   which   she  But to his own discomfort and  loss he engaged in other pursuits,  the management of which fell to  partners, whose efforts ended in  failure and entailed a heavy loss  upon the senior member.    To a  dwelt, and over those with whom; man  of less energy and  deter-  she came in contact. | mi nation the loss especially at his  ^4rhe-Christian-grace_of__charity ' time of life    would have   been  was manifested by her in a high  degree.     The faults and failings  of others  were  left Untouched.  crushing.  But with a stout heart he re-  solved to face arid surmount  She was one of nature's noble j difficulties which to many would  women. ! have seemed crushing, and was  Mr. Woodward was a man of I nobly supported by his admirable  quiet and unobtrusive manner, | wife and son Frank. His wife  but like most men of that dis- predeceased    him    by    several  position was full of decision and  years.    When 80 years of age he  determination and unswerving< could do a days' work that would  where right was in question, i tax the strength of younger men.  The family settled for some time j At that time of life he held an  jn   California.      Canadian  born, 'agency for an eastern firm who  British   institutions   were   preferred.  The climate, too, especially  during the hot season was felt  to be enervating. A home was  sought in B.C., and Nicola valley  manufactured farming implements and was energetic in  effecting sales. Nature endowed  him with a splendid physique.  Had it not been for his untimely  death through a railway accident  Kamloops  Under new management this popular  hostelry is now in a better position than  ever to cater to the wants, and requirements of the travelling public.      ~  One of the best equipped and most  modern hotel bnildings in the Interior.  E. GESNER, Manager, Kamloops, b.c.  /il  0  i  JEWELER and OPTICIAN  I carry a stock of jewellery valued at $15,000 and can satisfy you  in any line. Every article guaranteed.  Let me do. your repair work and it will be done right.    "^  Special treatment for the eyes.  In the optical line I make a specialty of treating the eyes and fitting them perfectly.  Headquarters  Vancouver, B.C  ission City, B.C.  Nicola's Popular Hostelry  Splendid accomodation for tourists and travellers  Excellent Cuisine       Hot and Cold Water Baths  Rates are reasonable     Fine Hunting and Fishing  Guides always at hand  :  Stanley Kirby, Pr��prietor  Nicola Lake  British Columbia  i?lining ^d^  If you are looking for a good piece of land to  settle on, or if you want a profitable mining  claim.  Don't overlook the Aspen Grove District.  I am in a position to give you a good deal in  lands or mines.  G. R. BATES  Aspen Grove  Vancouver, B.C, Friday, April 1. 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  i  i  he  might    have   lived    for   a  century.  The old home has passed into  the hands of others. v But the  kindly welcome so of ten accorded  to the writer is not forgotten,  and the changes wrought by the  stern hand of time are not without sad recollections.  Mr.   Marcus    Woodward   and  family   still    reside   at    Lower  Nicola.    These along with three  sons of Mr. Harvey Woodward  are all .who remain of the early  Woodward settlement.   To some,  four or five families grouped together in contiguous settlement  may seem an  insignificant community.     It was not from the  point of. view of 35 years ago.  There were but few places apart  from the embryo towns where so  many    neighbors   in   proximity  could be found.    Mr. Archibald  Irwin,   now    Indian    agent   at  Kamloops,   taught school  alternating between the Forks, Nicola  and  Lower Nicola,   making his  home   at    Lower   Nicola.       In  those days Lower Nicola was the  home and  centre of Methodism  in the interior of B. C, as Nicola  and Upper Nicola were  of Pres-  byterianism. Demoninational  lines were not very marked at  that time. Services were few  as the missionaries, had wide  stretches to coygrj Attendstriee  in proportion to the population  was better than that of today.  Why should it have been- so ?  The settlers. of that time had  been longer denied the privilege  of religious ordinance than those  of today, so that if lack of such  advantages could be urged as an  excuse for indifference, the pri  vation was greater in former  days than now. Whatever the  defects of the early settlers, in  moral fibre they were not inferior to many of the arrivals of  .today. Man's greatest needs  .are the same in every age.  Whether he  will act under the  for    permission  tends to  apply  purchase the following describe  lands:���Commencing at a post planted one mile South from the Northeast corner post of ' Mildred^ Green's  pplication to purchase, thence running South 80 chains, thence West 80  chains, thence North 80 chains,  thence East .80 chains to the point  of commencement, and containing  640  acres,  more  or less.  Dated 28th.  December,  1909.  WILLIAM A. WARD.  E. Todd, Agent  to and containing 640 acres,    more    or  less.  Dated .30th.' December, 1909.  MARGARET LESLIE.  E. Todd, Agent.  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District  of  Yale.  Take  notice  that    Kate    Morgan,  wife of  James  C. Morgan,   of Toronto, Ontario, inspector of schools, intends r to  apply   for    permission    to  purchase     the    following      described  lands:���Commencing - at -av.post, planted on the North,bank of Tulie Lake,  and being about  80 chains  East . of  the One-mile Trail from Aspen Grove  to    Princeton;      thence    running    80  chains East, thence North 80 chains,  thence  West 80  chains,   thence South |0f Toronto,  80 chains to point of commencement  and  containing 640  acres    more  less.  Dated 30th.  December,  1909.    ,  KATE MORGAN  E. -Todd,   Agent  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District of Yale.  Take notice that Sarah E. Roberts,  of  Nicola,   widow,    intends to appl  for permission  to    purchase the following described lands:���Commencing  at a post planted   one    mile    South  from  the  North-east    corner  post b  William   E. Green's    application    t  purchase,  thence   running South    8  chains, thence West 80 chains, thence  North  80    chains,     thence    East  80  chains  to point    of    commencement,  and containing 640 acres, more      o  less.  Dated 28th. December 1909.  sarah e. Roberts:  E. Todd, Agent.   o -  or  consciousness of it or not, he is  .a moral and spiritual being. The  world's best will not, cannot,  -satisfy the immortal principle  that dwells within him.  If we desire -progress along  the healthiest, best and purest  lines, let us endeavor to have  our schools bf the best and give  to our churches a sympathetic  and hearty support. The home,  the school and the church are the  most potent! factors for man's  highest welfare. Why should  not our new settlements aim at  what is best ?  Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPt> iMviSiOiN    OF  YALE  N icola District  Take  notice  that    Hilda  M. King,  spinster of Montreal,  intends to apply,  to   the ..Chief -: Commissioner    of  L.ands for permission to purchase th  following . described      lands:��� Commencing at a post.planted    one mile  South-of Leroy  S.   Cokely's location  post,  on the Nicola Princeton Road  thence    South "80    chains,    West    80  chains;  North    80 chains,    and Eas  80 chains  to point of commencement  containing 640 acres, more or less.  . Dated December  7th. 1909.  HILDA M. KING.  E_  Todd, Agent.   ���o���'���   Land Act Notice   -  District of Nicola.  Take notice that I, James Stewart, of Vancouver, .gentleman, intend to apply to the Hon. Chief  Commissioner of Lands for permission   to pur^hase^h^_JcJlo^  cribed lands:~Commencihg at a pos  planted  about 20    chains   North    o  the  South-east    corner "of Pre. 776;  thence     running     60     chains    East  thence .60  chains North,    thence    60  chains West, thence 60 chains  South  to point of commencement, and con  taining 320' acres, more or less.  Dated December 21st.  1909.  :   JAMES  STEWART.  Land Act Notice  * ICO LA LAND "DISTRICT  . District  of Yale,  i afce  notice that . Gladys Morgan,  Ontario,    spinster,     intends to    apply    for    permission    t(  Durcha.se     the     'following    described  lands:���Commencing   at a post plant  ed one mile North from the    South  west    corner    post of Edward Morgan's  amplication to purchase, thence  running East 80 chains, thence.North  80    chains,    thence    West    80 chain  thence South 80 chain5; to noint    o  commencement,   and   containing    640  acres,   more   or less.  Dated 30th. December.  .1909.  GLADYS MORGAN-  E.  Todd,  Agent.  -o-  -o-  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District  of  Yale.  Tako notice that William A. Ward  ^of Vancouver,  commission agent,  in  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District of Yale.  Take notice that   Margaret Leslie  of Prescott, Ontario, widow, intends  to   apply for  permission /to. purchase  the following described lands:���Com  mencing  at  a post planted  one  mile  North from  the    South-west    corne  pi Gladys Morgan's    application    to  purchase,  thence    running   East    80  chains,     thence     North    80    chains,  thence West 80 chains, thence  South  80 chains to point  of commencement  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District of Yale.  Take notice^ that William E. Gree  of  Vancouver,  contractor,  intends t<  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:���Commencing    at a    post    planted,    one    mile  South   from    the North-east    corne  post of Hilda M. King's applicatio  to purchase;    thence    running South  80 chains,    thence    West:   80 chains,  thence North  80 chains,  thence East  80 chains to point of commencement  and  containing 640 acres,    more    o  less.  Dated 28th.  December,  1909.  WILLIAM E. GREEN;.   ~7~ E7~To"dd7^argent. ~  _ o��� ���  Land'Act Notice  'NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  '        District of Yale.  Take   notice  that    Ethel M. King,  oi Montreal,    Quebec,    spinster,    in  tends    to apply    for. permission   to  purchase     the    following      describe  lands:���Commencing at a post planted one    mile    West   from thc Northeast corner post of Hilda M. King'  application   to purchase,   thence  run  ning   South  80  chains,     thence West  80  chains,    thence   North 80 chains,  thence  East  80 chains    to point    o  commencement,  and    containing  acres, more, or less.  Dated 28th.  December, 1909.  ETHEL M. KING.  E.  Todd,  Agent.  64  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District of Yale.  Take notice    that    James C. Mor  gan,   oi   Toronto,   Ontario,   inspector  of schools, intends to apply for permission to    purchase .  the   following  described  lands:���Commencing  at     a  post  planted at  the  North-east "corner   of Ethel  M.   King's    application  to purchase,  thence  running West  80  chains,     thence      North     80    chains,  thence East 80 cha.ns.  thence South  80 chains to point of commencement  and containing 640''acres, more      or  less.  Dated 28th.  Dccemtcr,  1909.  JAMES C. MORGAN'  E.  Todd. Agent.   o   Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPS  DIVISION  OF  YALE.  Nicola District.  Take notice that Leroy S. Cokely,  of Medicine Hat, Alberta, surveyor's  apprentice, intends to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands ��of  permission to purchase the following  described lands:���Commencing at a  post planted one mile South of  EmilyL. MeVittie's location post on  Nicola-Princeton road; thence running South 80 chains, thence West 80  chains, thence North 80 chains thence  Easti 80 chains to point of commence  ment, and containing 640 acres, more  or less.  Dated .Decomher 7th.  3000.  LEROY S.  COKELY.  E. Todd. Agent  '. o   LandAct Notice  Tako notice that I, J.  S.  Morgan,  ui Merritt, engineer, intend to apply  to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands  lor permission to  purchase    the following described lands:���Commencing  .it a post planted at the North-west  corner, known    as Lot    151:    thence  running 40. chains East,    thence    40  chains South, thence 40 chains West,  thence 40 chains  North to point    of  commencement,  and   containing    160  acres more or less.  Dated  January 12th. 1910.  J. S. MORGAN.  -o-  Land Act Notice  NICOLA LAND DISTRICT  District  of  Yale.  Take notice that Leroy S. Cokely>  of Medicine Hat, Alberta,  surveyor's  apprentice,  intends  to apply for permission    to purchase    the    following  described   lands:���Commencing  at  post planted one mile    South    from  the North-east corner post of Emily  L.  MeVittie's    application    to    pur  chase;    thence    running    80    chains-.  "SouthV"thence 807chaihs~WestT"thence  North   .80 chains,    thence    East    80  chains  to point    of    commencement  and , containing  640   acres,   more    or  less.  Dated 28th.  December, 3909.  LEROY S. COKELY.  E. Todd, Agent.  Land Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice is hereby given that I in-  tend to apply to the Assistant Commissioner of Lands for a licence to  prospect for coal and petroleum o  and under the following described  lands:���  No. 3. Commencing at a point two  miles North of E. Todd's No. 3 location post, being  "G.R.B.,  N.W.  corner";   thence  South  80 chains.    East  80  chains, North 80 chains, West 80  chains to the    point ��� .of    commence  ment.  Dated  1st December, 1909.  G. R. BATES.  E.  Todd,  Agent.  i  .'I J  i -r  -i ��� ]  If!  if:  IV.  THE NICOLA VALLEYJNEWS_   ________��� . ��*��� -  ������ -���  'Friday- April 1,  1910  ,i,iiiii in.i" ' LIUJ-L   '' �������"��"  at Our Torres]  Have to Say  HOPE  W Lucas, of Vancouver, has  leased 5 acres from the Hudson's  Bay Co. and is erecting a bungalow.  A. H. McLeod made a trip to  the Lake House and. reports an  unusual amount of snow in the  mountains.  Fred Brass came into Hope  over the Similkameen trail from  Princeton. He made good.time.  There are lots of snow slides and  washouts but the bridges are all  safe.  A real estate boom is liable to  strike here in the near future.  Property is being bought up on  all sides at fair prices. Hope  will soon be.a. railroad centre so  get in while there is a chance  but beware of wild cats.  Miss Ethel Woodward, of  Nicola, who has been ill for the  past two weeks with pneumonia,  is now on the way to recovery.  Miss Woodward is at present at  Mrs. R. M;. Woodward's.  Dan Mclnnes is  at his   ranch  in Midday Valley.  Ed.    Riley   purchased a fine  new runabout from S. J. Solomon.  H. S. Cleasby went down to  Dot yesterday returning last  night.  * The weather is so fine now  that the ranchers * here are in  full swingnloughing, harrowing;  etc.    f     ,-���   >t   ���.}���; .-��� .  F. O. Cleft, representing Butler  Bros, of Minneapolis, was in  town Wednesday.  Pete Thibadeau leaves to  morrow morning for the east  and he will be away for some  time."      ""' '7   '* ���     ���  WHEN BEN BOLTED  Oh don't you remember sweet Alice Ben  Bolt, /   -  <  Sweet Alice,   whose  hair  was  once  brown; .  But now its as yellow, as yellow can be,  And the change   is  the  talk  of  the  town. .  You surely remember sweet Alice   Ben  Bolt  Sweet Alice, whose hair is her pride:  She inherits her beauty per ma and per  ���; dad, .���������      ������ i . ,  : -  :   But most folks say, per oxide.  QUILCHENA  * '  Men to complete the work of  building the new road around  the lake at the foot of Gilmore  hill are expected here next week.  '". CAlSTADI4^,..^AgiFiq ..  ^:rCy]cQASXJS^S^    SAILINGS  ' I-,., :!..^RQM^yA^CP;IJVER_!;^,'  di-  and  J. F. Murray visited Lower  Nicola Wednesday. His sisters  accompanied him,  R. K. Stewart built a real rustic  fence around his two. lots, on  Front St.: The tolirists are. taking snap shots of it extensively.  The .school has been closed for  the past few days but is expected to open again soon, on the  arrival of a new teacher.  Several parties from Merritt  and other parts of the valley  spent Easter Sunday and Monday as guests at the Quilchena  hotel,  Mr.-Brownlee, C. E., of Vancouver, sent up three men to  start the work of subdividing an  addition to Hope townsite belonging to The Hon. Edgar  Dewdney. When finished there  will be about 740 lots. This property will face the Coquahalla  river and will be fine for summer  cottages. The business . centre  of the town will stay where it is.  Parties are looking up Ten  Mile mining property again and  it is expected that in the near  future- something will be doing  in that rich part of the valley.  The many old friends of the  O'Rourke family in this vicinity  were glad to welcome Miss Nellie  O'Rourke for a brief visit this  week." .  To  Seattle^-Daily at 11    p. m.  rect and; 10- a.m: "via Victoria.  <_ ~  '   To Victoria���Daily'at 10 a.m.  1 p. m.    . ���   -    .-.'.  '. ������_ .:  To Alaska���Every. Saturday 11 p.m.  To Prince Rupert���Every Saturday at 11 p.m. ��� ��� :-  ���  To Queen Charlotte Island���2nd  and 16th.'oi each month.       ���   .'  To Nanaimo-Union Comox���Tuesday and Thursday at 2,.p.m*. Satur  day. at  8 p.m.   ��� .- ...  .    .  ' To. Nanaimo���Daily  at 2 p.m.  Geo. Thorn C. B. Foster  -Agent Merritt, A. G. P. A.  Vancouver.  -o-  ���>..  Housecleaning is the order  of  the day at Rosedale House.  Shivels and Gray have thrown  a boom across the Nicola river  and are making excellent progress in transferring timbers  which they are shipping to the  mines.  Sincere and general is the regret over the announcement that  Mr. and Mrs, John Moore are  going to leave the district. They  were well liked by everyone in  this vicinity.  C. P. R. TRAIN SERVICE  . .     r   Nicola   Branch-' .  Southbound  "Lv.i Spences Bridge 16.45   Lv. Coyle  Reports   come  from   Victoria  that there is a $75,000 hotel go  ing up here right"-away��� alsoa-  riewspaperistobe started.  Walter Gray has opened out a  geneial store and no doubt will  dp a good business in the near  future.  -o-  COUTLEE  J.  Bamfield and J.;,Murray of  Mammet Lake  are  visitors    to  Coutlee this week.  Jos. Guichon looks forward to  a busy tourist season for his  hotel and has already received  many enquiries.  ��� ��_____________���  Francois Ray and Thos. Will-  liams of Coutlee were visitors to  Qnilchena on Monday.,    , .  (Clapperton  ' Dot  Canford  Nicola  ' Merritt  "' Coutlee  Cyyle  17.25  18.05  18.35  Coutlee  Arr. Merritt  .Nicola  Northbound  7.30   Lv. Canford ,.  8.00 Dot  8.06 Clapperton  18.50  19.05  19.11  . 19.45  8.31  9.10  9.55  8.16 Arr. Spences Bdge 10.30  Mainline  Lc_ivc Spences Bridge  Goino. West: No. 13 (Vancouver Local) 11.0L  nrnviivi- Vancouver 18.55 o'clock: No. 97 at 4.50  o'clock reach Vancouver'12.20 o'clock. ���  ��� Goink- East: No. 14 (Revelstoke Local) 16.25  o'clock roach Kcmlcops 19,20 ard< Revelstoke 1.20  No. 9.5 ?u 23.13 o'clock leaving Vancouver 8.25 and  5;I-r> respectively.  The Coquahalla hotel is crowded to its utmost capacity with  Vancouver sports and all are  having a fine time fishing. Some  big;: catches are reported the  largest fish weighing twelve and  a quarter pounds.  Mrs. H. E. Sutcliffe and Miss  Nellie O'Rourke spent Thursday  with Mr: and Mrs. Cleasby.  D. G. Sutherland, road superintendent, came up as far as  Coutlee Wednesday night.  Spring ploughing and seeding  has started in this neighborhood  ���and its early yet too.  -o-  LOWER NICOLA  Walter LeGallais returned on  Monday's train from  Ashcroft.  Capt. Hillyer has taken charge,  of the school at Shulus and Dr.  Hone will go down to the coast.  Archdeacon Pugh is expected up  tonight and will 1 atif y the change  After the summer months a  clergyman and a deacon will be  brought out from England to  conduct the work.  FRUIT PACKING SCHOOLS  Deputy Minister of Agriculture  Scott is touring the province this  week with a view to securing  location for the proposed experimental fruit orchards. While  en route he will discuss with  fruit packers the advisability x>f  establishing additional schools  for teaching the art of packing  fruit. It is understood that the  department will undertake the  increasing of these facilities.  n  4  ��'&.  .House on Your  3  ���Si  b  Cld you over figure out howr  osftfeil a percentage off our popu-  Intiosi pass your house where  tUtsy could see a "To Lot" sign.  or _iow largo a percentage read  M cor ?aper? Good tenant�� are  1 zxat tlie Kind that have tSaao to  waste in going around looKing  for  resins.      They   looK   in   our  Woet Ads. ,,  Sf you have a house on your  8*ar_.ds,   a" ����� House   to   1-ot"   ad.  will bring then, to you.  Hi      o>��-<>*_rua iwt a w KoCirtj  ,*y_'c?5_���.,.,  '__*fi____*W�� 0__tt_>_��ii  5C-  9  p  \  1    btfii^to_r___c->a-a<ifa>��'����'r'lrtl ��t:'1'    hN  "�����-'���' -.I..if    .-iffa-a Friday, April 1 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  s'_.  m  . It has been said that in  order to win~ a girl you  must have affection in  your heart, perfection in  your manners, and confections in your pocket.  If you supply the first  two we'll supply the last  and you'll sure win the  ;'��� girl.  The Victoria Cross  and  "The More"  are the last word in confectionery.  Call and See.  Go M. Gemmill  Druggist  Agent for Mason & Risch Pianos  The present train crew, on the  Nicola .branch will live, at Nicola  when the daily service starts.  They have had some difficulty in  securing hpus.es but were ultimately provided for.  :o-  The sale of tickets for the  dance" in the Middlesboro boarding house tomorrow evening has  been very successful and- there  promises to be a large attendance.    A good time is assured.  A party from Merritt comprising J. P. Boyd and Mrs. Boyd;  Misses Isabel and Majhorie Sea-  ton, S. L. Smith and. Jack. Chapman spent Sunday and Monday  at Quilchena. They returned as  far as Nicola for the social dance.  Monday evening.  Miss Nellie O'Rourke, a former well known resident of  Quilchena, is at present a guest  of Mrs. Riley at Nicola. Miss  O'Rourke has been spending  some time with friends at Van-  couver, and after enjoying a  week's stay in Nicola valley will  return to her home near Sheep  Creek, Alta. Her many friends  are glad to welcome her back to  their midst.  They intend to stay-for1 some  time..   .  Mrs. Bewley of Lower Nicola;  who has been undergoing treatment at a Vancouver hospital is  expected home tonight much,  improved in health.  The Princeton stage is now permitted to make the through trip  from Nicola and the drivers re-  port that the road is in fairly  good condition.  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  -Mrs A. E. Howse was a, visitor  to Merritt on Easter Sunday. ?���'.  Miss Rhodes is spending a  month with Mrs. Riley at Nicola  Lake.  Mrs. H. E. Sutcliffe of Lower  Nicola is visiting with Mrs. Riley  at Nicola Lake.  Mrs. Strickland and Mrs.  Grimmett of Nicola were visitors  to the coast., during Eastertide.  :The Nicola and Merritt schools  resumed on Tuesday morning  after the Easter holidays.  -o-  :'W. E. Green and J. A. McVittie are expected up from the  toast early next week. - Mrs.  Green will accompany her husband.  W. N. Rolfe, government  agent at Nicola, resumed his  duties this week after a two  weeks' vacation. He visited  Vancouver for a week.  -a-  A. E. Fyall of Lower Nicola,  was a visitor to Merritt on Wednesday. Mr. Fyall has but recently returned from his ranch  and resumed his position^ with  R. M. Woodward.  -o���  Come and have $10.00 worth  of amusement for 75 cents next  Tuesday - evening, April. 5th, at  Menzies hall.  Mrs. Ellis with three children  reached Merritt Wednesday evening to join her hnsband, James  Ellis, mechanical superintendent  of the Nicola Valley News. Mr.  Ellis has purchased land on the  south side of the track and will  erect a, house, in the course of a  few weeks.  James Pooley, the well known  Nicola-rancherT'ciaims^tKat^he  has established a record in having already sown 1200 acres of  seed grain. Mr. Pooley contemplates developing the sheep industry in this district and towards  that end has entered into the  breeding very extensively.  Mrs. Pooley of Nicola with Miss  Agnes Vair, spent Good Friday  and Easter Sunday with Dr. Tutill and Mrs. Tutill. Mrs. Tutill  with Master Douglas went back  with them for a lew days.  A number of the Merritt ladies  have kindly offered to bring baskets to the Church Social at  Menzies hall, Tuesday evening  next. These baskets will be  auctioned off from the stage at  the close of the last act. The  bachelors, are arranging for the  tea and coffee and an enjoyable  dance will be given after the refreshments.  J. Garcia returned Wednesday  night from a month's recuperation at Harriston Hot Springs.  Del King went down to Spences  Bridge to meet him. Mr. Garcia  says. that. he.. feels like a new  man and it is pleasing to know  that the crutches he was forced  to employ when he left because  of his crippled condition from  rheumatism have been abandoned.  -o���   M.. and Mrs. A. Lodwick who  have spent the winter at the  home, of Dr. T. V. Curtin purpose returning1 to their ranch in  the Aspen Grove district about  the middle of April.  The switching engine for the  mines is,expected up in a day or  so. It left Neispn/last Saturday  but has been tied up in the vicinity of the Arrow Lakes. William Clapperton of Kamloops  reached here Wednesday night  and he will run the engine. Pete  Smith will assist him as switchman for the present though  another man will shortly be appointed.  A. E. Howse and Charles  Howse returned from the coast  Wednesday hight. Mr. Howse  has decided to bring in a motor  car in the course of a few weeks.  There will in all probability be  three or four motor cars in Nicola  Valley this season���an evidence  of prosperity.  . Mrs. M. L. Grimmett returned  Wednesday night from a short  visit with friends at Vancouver.  Col. Cameron, a Victoria contractor, won the Dunsmuir  castle, valued at quarter million,  in si raffle.  The Alcanzar   hotel at Kere-  meos wss destroyed by fire.  B. P. Little with Mrs.   Little  will likely reach Merritt tonight.  DISTRICT IS GROWING  The assessment roll for . the  local district which has been prepared at Nicola shows a subr  stantial increase in the value of  assessable property as well as in  the amount of taxes due.      j  BOAT SERVICE FOR NICOLA LAKE  An effort will be put forth by  interested parties to secure boat  service for Nicola lake for the  coming season. It is undestood  that the promoters of the B. C.  Horticultural, Ltd., who are  locating an enterprise at the head  of the lake are seriously con^  sidering the advisability of placing a boat on the run from Nicola  to the extreme end of the waters,  a distance of sixteen miles. Failing this, other parties will likely  undertake the enterprise.  The beautiful scenic wealth, of  the trip as well as the general  service that would accrue to  ���ranchers falong the lake shores  as weir as'to the hotel and' residents at Quilchena are regarded  as potent factors in the consideration of plans. A definite announcement is anticipated in the  course of two weeks.  Quilchena Hotel  Arrivals during the week: Ed!  Goettlich, R. Clark, Thomas  Hunter, Wm. Hunter, Nicola;  T. A. Williams, A. Quinnville/ F.  Ray. Coutlee; D. Munroe. L.  Provist, S. McKenzie, Mr. and  Mrs. J. P. Boyd, Misses I and M.  Seaton, Jack A. Chapman, S. L.  Smith,  Merritt; Wm. McKenzie,  Kamloops ;-  _R.  R  _onr��cc  Coverdale, Douglas Lake; Wm.  Hawkins, Cold Spring ranch;  Jas. Madden, Pine Grove.  CHURCHES  Methodist Church���Services  Sunday, April 3: Merritt 3 p.m.  Middlesboro 7 p. m. Subject :  "The Mission of the Church."  Anglican Church���Rev. Jas.  Thompson. Sunday services,  April 3: Merritt 11a. m. Nicola  7:30 p. m. Vestry meeting at  Dr. Tutiirs at 2:30 p. m.  -o���  Jim Carrol and James Austin  boxed ten rounds to a draw at  Portland the other night. They  are in the bantam class.  . :-'\.  liif,.  Isr  w  .*���-������������  m  If.:  ������v.  r  I"  I-  Is.  I  t j  .s  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, April 1, 1910  First Prize:  Henry Herbert Piano, valued at $450  Second Prize:  Lady's Gold Watch and Chain, valued at $100  Third Prize:  Camera, valued at $50.00.  The Nicola Valley' News is prepared to give these valuable prizes away in order to determine  who is the most popular young lady in West Yale. We have purchased from the Mason & Risch  Piano Co.; a new Henry Herbert, which represents about the best of the skill and workmanship of  this well known firm.    The second and third prizes are equally as attractive.   -      .  The territory will extend throughout the electoral constituency of West Yale and the city of Kamloops will also be included. You will be at liberty to take subscriptions anywhere, however, for  in that respect you are not limited.  Conditions:  Each paid up yearly subscription to The Nicola Valley News will represent 1000 votes for your  candidate, but you can subscribe *or a longer time that if you desire. A six months' subscription  will get you 500 votes. The young lady who gets the largest number of votes wins. So Get  Your Friends Busy.     Any young lady is eligible,  Subscription Price is $2.00 Per Year, or $1.00 for Six Months.,  Nominations Close on Friday, April   I st at 6 p. m  NOMINATION BLANK  I hereby nominate.  0f  ;. as one  of the candidates in connection with the Popularity Contest of the Nicola Valley News.  Fill up this blank and mail it to the ��� '  Popularity Contest Editor,  NSCOLA VALLEY NEWS, Merritt, B. C. \.J  Friday, April 1,  1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  /.I  .*4  ft  to  if*,  i  b  \  it  OUTLOOK IS BRIGHT  Baseball   Enthusiasts   Are  Getting Busy  for  the Season.  The baseball fans are jubilant  over the splendid prospects for  the ensuing season. There is an  abundance of good material  throughout the valley and the  promoters have not the least doubt  but that they will be able to put  a team on the diamond that will  make the best of them go through  this district. >  .. ; There was a good brisk workout at Merritt on Good Friday  and about fifteen players were  oh the field. With recruits from  Nicola and Middlesboro there is  no reason why a formidable nine  cannot be put on the diamond.  Another practice will be held in  the course of a few days and  after that there will be regular  workouts.  NICOLA GUN GLUB  The first of the season's shoots  under the auspices of the Nicola j  Gun Club was pulled off on Good !  Friday. A large number of;  pigeons were set free and J. Q. !  Leonard took first prize getting  twelve out of a possible twelve. |  R. Hazlehurst was second with a j  score of eleven and G. R. Bates [  third with nine.  -o-  LOCAL SPORTS FOR FRISCO  There is some talk of a local  party being organized to go to  San Francisco to seethe big fight  between Jeffries .and Johnston  on Jnly 4. .A number of Merritt  ai^d Nicola .men have- signified  their, wilhngness;to-go; and it is  likely that a party will be organized and arrangements made to  send them with the excursion  train which leaves Vancouver on  the night of Jnly 1st.'  TENNIS FOR MERRITT  Merritt .will ��� shortly, have  a  tennis club for the organization!  work  will   be  completed in the /  course of a few  days;    A  court j  is being prepared on the Diamond I  Vale property in the  vicinity  of;  the old offices and no effort will j  be spared to make it a fast one.!  It is likely that matches  will  be  arranged between  Nicola,   Middlesboro and Merritt in the very  near future;  KAMLOOPS BEAT ASHCROFT  CRICKET CLUB COMING  James Gray is endeavoring to  organize a cricket club between  Merritt and Middlesboro. An  old cricketer himself, Mr. Gray  takes a keen interest in the  game of wickets and he says  that he can get enough good  material in this district to turn  "outa^winning^eieven: "~  Kamloops football team scored  a victory over the Ashcroft team  at Ashcroft on Good Friday. It  was the first of the series for the  Bulman-Vasey cup and the contest was a strenuous one several  of the players having to go into  the repai r shop. The score at  half time was 2 to 0 for the home  team but the. Interior Capital!  boys pressed hard in the second  period arid found the goal three  times winning the game.  Gameron, one of the Ashcroft  forwards, sustained a broken  wrist in a scrimmage.  Johnny Howard, the big point  man'of the Montreal Shamrocks,  has arrived at Vancouver and  will hold down the coverpoint  job for the Terminal city lacrosse outfit.  VICTORIA DAY CELEBRATION  The sporting elements of  Nicola valley should take a keen  interest in the events that will-  be provided at the Victoria Day  celebration under the auspices of  s  the Merritt Athletic Association.  Baseball, football, tennis, cricket  and other good field sports as  well as horse racing will form  part of the programme, and there  will be two solid days' enjoyment.  Kamloops and Ashcroft will be  asked to send baseball and football teams to the tourneys.  ���o-  The arena which is being built  for^the^big:^effries^J6hnstonlniir  at E.ii3ryvilla-will S3at 59,000  people at least and arrangements  are being made for that number.  The press boxes will be conveniently situated hear the ring-  OXFORD WON AGAIN  Oxford again vanquished Cambridge in the annual regrtta on  the Thames last week. It was a  decisive beating though the  Light Blues put up a strenuous  effort, being but three arid one  half lengths behind at the conclusion of the four and a half  mile go.. The time was rather  slow.  THE EARTH HASN'T BEEN STRUCK BY  but those who have visited our store are struck  with the splendid bargains that they get.  Let Us Fill Your Orders for  the  House.  When prices are right arid goods of the best it  makes a big difference to the housekeeper.  GIVE US A TRIAL.  General Merchant  Middlesboro  Spend  your summer vacation at  SAVONAS  along the shores of Kamloops Lake.    Splendid fishing and hunting.  Pleasure spot for  sportsmen  Lakeview Hotel  Provides   for yoSr every want wlfile you ~are*enjoying the   beauty  .'":.      ...      '��v      .   of this-popular resort.  Adam Ferguson, Propriator  ; ��  V li  ���a  Nicola Valley  Dealers in Pririie Beef, Mutton, Lamb, Veal, Pork and  Sausage, Poultry, Ham and Bacon. Fresh Fish always on  hand.     Orders receive prompt attention.    Cattle bought  and sold by the carload.  I. Eastwood  Manager  niTi* iiB__a____3ua  MOUNTAIN HOTEL  NORTH BEND  Headquarters of the railroad boys on   the  Thompson   and   Cascade  divisions of the C. P. R.  We have a good lunch counter as well as dining room and. our sei-v.ce  always pleases.    Our rooms are warm and   comfortable.  JOHN   ABREY, Proprietor 12  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, Apbil 1^ 1910  Si  II  I  1  :  13J-  1  IP'  I-5-:  I  w  i  i^i  \i  if  iw  w  w  p,  J-"*  i&  tti,  M  IS-  1.'  General News  Vernon is asking the  C.   P. P.  for a commercial telegraph office.  -o-  The British Columbia Copper  company's net earnings in February amounted to $41,000, the  cost of producing copper being  7.88 cents per pound, includes of  expenditure on development.  ��o-  P. T. McCallum, Dominion immigration inspector for Grand  Forks, has been" appointed chief  inspector for the whole of the  boundry district at an increased  salary. The immigration department intends to erect a detention building at Grand Forks.  _-o-  Pvobert Reeve, a rancher at  Canoe Point, Salmon Arm, has  diappeared, having been last seen  on February 21, walking home  across the ice.  ���o-  4 The Hedley Gold Mining company is running a 7,000 foot pipe  line to their dam to catch the  water that leaks through. This  will be utilized for' the stamp  mill, the steam boilers and a town  .'supply.. It is proposed to add  two more large.boilers to the present "battery and to install another  engine and generator to furnish  electric motive power for all the  machinery in,.the mill   -o-  Last Sunday the Rev. John  Thurburn - Conn, Presbyterian  minister at Princeton, preached  his farewell sermon, he having  been transfered by. the synod, to  the Wardner pastorate.  V: Rev. C. W. Corey, of St. John,  N. B. , has accepted'a call to  'Kamloops Baptist church and  will tike charge of the work  shortly. .  NOTICE  -o.-  The salaries of all Presbyterian  home missionaries "will   be   in-  *  'creased at the instance of the  'mission board which met in  Toronto last week.  A conference between the  . federal authorities and the several  provincial officers opened at Ottawa on Tuesday for the discission of the question surrounding provincial rights.  -o-  All   immigrants 'conning   into  (Canada after, ithijs will have to  ;h&ve at least twenty-five dollars  each in moneyr else tHey will be  refused admission. >  'NOTICE is; hereby  given  that sittings of the  Supreme Court for the transaction of the business  of Courts oi Assize add  Nisi Prius,  and of Oyer  and Termirer and General Gaol Delivery,  will be  held in the Court House at 11 o'clock in  the forenoon,   at the places and on the dates following:,  namely:���  City of Vancouver, 2nd May, 1910.    Criminal.  City of Nelson. 3rd May,   1910.    Civil and criminal.  City of Victoria, 10th  May,   1910.     Criminal.  City.of  Kamloops,   10th- May. .1910.    Civifar.d  criminal.  City of Greenwood,   12th   May,   1910.    Civil and  criminal.  City of Nanaimo.   17th  May,   1910.     Civil and  criminal.  City of Vernon, 17th May. 1910.    Civil and criminal.-  City of Fernie, 17 tb May, 1910.    Civil and  criminal.  City' of New   Westminster,    2��th   May,   1910.  Civil and criminal.  Town of Clinton. 26th May,   1910.     Civil   and  criminal.  And that notice be given that sittings of the  Supreme Court for the trial of civil causes, issues  and matters only will be held in the Court House  at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at the places and on  the dates following, namely:���  City of Rossland, 10th May, 1910.  City of Cranbrook, 14th May, 1910.  By Command.  !    HENRY ESSON YOUNG, .  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  2nd MRrcK, 1910.  A. R. CARRINGTON & CO.  GENERAL MERCHANT  O ur prices are; right   Full stock in all departments  Wicoia's Oldest Store  a. r. Harrington & co.  Buy Your Girl  Bo^ofBonBons  New stock of .Candies and con-  fectionery has just arrived and  prices are right.  BILLIARDS AND POOL  TONSORIAL PARLORS  W.-fc.'   BROWN  OLD! LEONARD   STAND  Potatoes Wanted  Potatoes wanted for shipment in carload lots, must be of good quality and  reasonable in price.    Apply  NEWS OFFICE,Merritt, B. C.  EGGS FOR SETTING  .From    prize,   winning"   Black  Langshans.    Winners   last year  at Tacoma, Wash., and Ashcroft  B. C.    Price $3.00 per 15.   -  Orders filled with despatch.  Address, Wm. Maxwell, Ashcroft  We are offering the public special prices  on goods recently purchased at a reduction on  cost. In this line we have something to suit  everyone and we are adding all our winter  underwear. Each and every garment we will  sell at 33 1-3 per cent off the regular mark for  two weeks to clear. This is a genuine reduction sale. Call and get a bargain and be. convinced at the old stand.  G. B. Armstrong  y  MERRITT,  B.C.  r1 5i��� "���-���' TrfT^^I ImTV-^'T ^ *   --!-_���__.--���-��� .t -  ~-*..  GREAT REDUCTION  _Uu__K_K^iK��:  This is probably the last chance you will have to secure  so great a value at such low prices. The bulk of our  stock was bought-below manufacturers' cost, and that's  where your profit comes -as we have to clear in limited  time.   * .     ' .?*���-.'       ,  Watches from $1.00 to $60.0.0.  Dainty novelties and high-class jewelry and silver plate  50c to $15.00.    Specialty in. Mantle Clocks from $3 to $10,  Positively  the  Last Chance. Come  Early.  James Simpson  Merritt, B.C.  Home of the travelling public  Good  comfortable  rooms   and excellent dining service.     Rates are  reasonable.     Just give us a   call.     Representative meets all trains.  McGillivary & Veasey, p. rpnetor3  Ashe ft,    B. C.  r-P^^i^^n-M^..^^-,.   -__. -^  ____.__��-.        ~   ._ *���___...       tar*"  Gateway to the Cariboo ...  Those who go up into the Cariboo country, generally have several hours to spend in Ashcroft and  they always get the best of accomodation at the  Grand Central Hotel  Our rates fit every pocket and our service pleases all.  GeOrg6 Ward, Proprietor  Ashcroft, B.C.  ���  -o *  V. Friday, April 11910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  13  i  I  p  w<  hv  w  I  I  1  KB  is  ��1  I'.  i -  Jji  I  LADIES  MADE GOOD  St. John's  Guild Had a Successful Evening  The coffers of the Ladies'  Guild of St. John's church at  Nicola were substantially replenished; as a result of the  entertainment given under their  auspices on Monday evening.  Pooley's hall was filled to its  capacity and the audience was an  appreciative one. The net proceeds will reach over seventy-  five dollars.  The, dramatic and humorous  sketches, vocal and instrumental  numbers supplemented with  choice refreshments and sub-  ' sequently an informal but. pleas-  . ant social dance combined to  give to the patrons of the evening an all too brief season of enjoyment. Two facts were scored  as a result of the enterprise���  that the members of the Ladies'  Guild are most capable -entertainers, and ' that Nicola can  boast of splendid literary and  stage talent.  Under the presidency of A., W.  Strickland   the    evening's   programme   was   well carried out.  Mrs. Tutill contributed two vocal  numbers  in  her usual pleasing  style,   and Miss  Agnes  Vair in  instrumental  numbers fully sustained her reputation  as a brilliant-pianist.     '  : .Miss    Carrington,   Rev.    Mr.  Thompson  and J.    F.  B.   Nash  offered the first sketch entitled  "Wanted, a young lady."   The  second   sketch,    "Cheerful   and  Musical," was well sustained by j  Mrs.   Barwick   and   Mrs.   Fred|  Howse.    The last farce "Cross  Purposes"  was  equally  as   enjoyable as the others- the parts  being taken by Mrs. Harold Matthews,    Miss   Carrington,   Rev.  Mr.   Thompson,.. T.-.Heslop,   A.  Carrington  and J.  F. B. Nash.  The various performers acquitted  themselves with splendid ability.  A pleasing number on the pro-  grarrime was a recitation by Mrs.  Barwick and the spontaneous  character of the applause told oi  the appreciation with which the  effort of this well known and  talented lady . was received.  Many were in attendance from  Merritt and at the solicitation of  Merritt friends the attraction  will be brought to Menzies' hall  next Tuesday evening, the proceeds to be given in aid of St.  John's church.  M. L. GRBMMETT  Barrister and Solicitor "  Notary Public  Solicitor for the Bank of- Montreal  Nicola ��� Merritt  At Merritt Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday  Land Act Notice   .  NICOLA AND KAMLOOPS LAND DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  Take notice' that Joseph Lhgan, Thompson of  Vancouvey, occupation, farmer,, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following-described  lands:  Commencing- at a post planted at the southwest corner of Lot 751, about two miles south of  Mamette Lake, thence 40 chains .North, shence 60  chains West, thence 60 chains South, thence 40  chains East, to the west line of Lot, 1488. G. 1.  ' thence 20 chains North, thentfe 20 chains Eass, to  point of commencement, and containg 320 acres  more or less.  JOSEPH LOGAN THOMPSON.  Frank Bailey, Agent.  .  Dated March 16th,' 1910.,  Nicola Farmers9  Institute  * _,��-__    ...  will; hold   a: meeting at  HYLAND'S   HALL  TUESDAY.  EVENING   APRIL  5  at 7.30 o'clock  To receive the reports of committees on forming an Agricul-  tural Association and secnring  land for experimental orchards  and to frame, constitution and  bylaws for thev Agricultural Association. .  H.S. CLEASBY-R. WHITAKER  T>T��_ocirl_on'<_  ���JL.���JL ^_>k_/�� **__*%_/**. %*~  ^D^rttTQ VA7  / vjl->___* ts��*vJk-;  Never Mind About Halley's Comet  but bear in mind that  MERRITT  i  will hold a  Big Celebration on May 24 and 25  Horse Racing^/BaseBall,. Football and other Field Sport?  __^^.��^��������������f~��"��^��i��~"i^^��^j��"^���i^.^�������^��^�����i�������  "--   '���*���  -    .- ��� . : .. - . ,..,v  v V- ,'fcjuli Particulars Later.  * ?_*.��_.\*._._..\*\  p '  Oyer One Hundred Years on the Market  Testimonials Reach the Million Mark  What Better do You Want  Celebrated Australian  f  for  Horses,   Cat He,   Sheep,  Swine,  Dogs and Poultry  Assorted cases from Ten DoBEars up.  H. JOHN POTTIE, V.S., N.S.  250-254 Diiffern Street, Vancouver.  Consultation personal or by letter or telegram.  All Business StrictEy Confidential.  Sample Telegram :        Hoarse,  swollen  throat,  roaring,  lungs  affected . . . Advise.  ���  .'I  I  ���h  _-  l  ft  r  ���9>vcsE___nr  I have opened a store in.the Roberts' Store Building, Front-  St., Nicola, B.C. Groceries, Confectionary, .Fruits, Cigars,  Tobacco, Jewelery and Notions always in stock. I have also  a stock of Men's Overalls, Smocks, Shirts, Underwear, Collars, Ties, Belts, Etc.,also Graniteware, Glassware,China-  ware and Tinware, that I will dispose of at a very low figure.  The best of goods. Quick sales and small profits is my  motto,    Call and be convinced.  A. L. LEONARD,   Proprietor.  f  ir  it  ���  if  !_"  f   -_  Exceptional Opportunity  !* *"  t  !1  !i".  if  on  Quilchena  Avenue  T.  I  Balance Monthly Payments.  This opportunity will only call on  you once.  WRITE . . .  The Southern B.C Land & Mines  ,Merritt, B.C.       -     ; Nicola, B.C.  ' "^i  >   j__ t  .-')   4|  .1  'A  V- %_  .     -     -_J  ���   I  -IV. W^7::  \    ��� l,   I     .  AHt:;-!  :i4  THE NICOLA VALLEY-NEWS  ' V" Fm']QAV,:APBiLy%fj\ SflO i  Land Act   Notice  K4ML00PS  DIVISION    OF  YALE  LAND DISTRICT  ."'-."'-       District  of  Nicola  ;Takc notice that I, William Ogilvie  of  Vancouver,   solicitor,     intend     to  apply to    the    Hon.    Chief Commis  sioner   oi Lands  for    permission    t  purchase    the     following     described  lands:���Commencing   at a post plant  ed  at the  South-cast    corner of Lot  776;' thence running South 40 chains  thence   40     chains    East,    thence   40  chains  North,  thence 40  chains West  to  point  oi commencement,   and con  taining 160 acres more or less-  Dated December 21st.  1909.  WILLIAM OG1LVIE  J.   S.  Morgan, Agent  Land,Act Notice  _      NICOS<^AtND-DISTRICT ���  District of Yale.  Take notice that I, Emmet Todd, of  Tulameen, occupation miner, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:���Commencing at a post - planted 3-4 mile above  Rabbet.s lower ranch, on the west bank  of Tulameen River, thence 60 chains  north, 20 chains west, 60 chains south  20 cha-ns east to commencement.  EMMETT TODD -  Dated Jan. 26, 1910  ;. | ���  m  li'.' a-.  f  Ills.-  m  '.'Jir_;  m  P-  my  is.  Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPS  DIVISION  OF   YALE  LAND DISTRICT  NICOLA DISTRICT  T?ke notice that I,   Adolphus   Fyall,  of Merritt, B. C., occupation salesman,  intend 60 days from date to    apply   to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands   and  Work for  permission   to purchase  the  following   described lands:���Commenc-  ng at a post planted at .the  nor.th-eas  corner of Lot 537, thence running west  60 chains,   thence   north   12   chains   to  "southern boundary of Indian  Reserve,  thence east along boundary of   Indian  Reseiv3  to   the   Nicola  River,   thence  following the Nicola River in a south-  ery direction to the north-west corner  of Lot 534, thence south threecchains to  point  of commencement containing 75  pacres more or less and described as Lo  177. .   .  Kamloops   Division  of  Yale,   Nicola  ADOLPHUS FYALL  Dated February 7th," 1910.  Land Act Notice  District- of Nicola.  Take notice that I,, R.C. Lowry,  of  Vancouver,  engineer,    intend    to ap  ply   for permission   to. purchase     the  following described lands:���Commenc  ing about two mile's Easterly of Lot  1,484;   thence JEast 80 chains,  thence  North 80    chains,    thence    West    80  chains,   thence   South'   80 .chains    to  point  of commencement.  Dated  10th. December,  1909.  R.  C. LOWRY  W.. E.   Green,   Agent  ��� o���   Land Act Notice   ,  of commencement,, arid containing i60  cres. more -or less. r-   '���   ���  LAIJRA R.. MARSHALL  J. S. Morgan, Agent  Dated December 21st, 1909   o ���  Land Act Notice  Take notice that I, Thomas A. Flynn  of Merritt, B.C., occupation farmer,  intends to apply for permission^*) purchase the following described lands.  Commencing at the post at-the south  east corner of lot 122, thence south 24  chains to the Coldwater river,, thence  north 24 chains to the southwest corner  of lot 122. thence east 24 chains'to point  of commencement, comprising 12 acres  more or less.  THOMAS A. FLYNN  Dated Feb. 4th] 1910.  missioner of  Lands for a licence    to ;  prospect   for,coal and petroleum,  on; >  and  under,  the    following    described  lands:��� ;;      ���  No. 3. Commencing at a point two  miles West of E. Todd's No.. 2 location post, being "E. T., S.W. corner"; thence East 80 chains, North  80 chains, West 80 chains, South 80  chains  to point of commencement.  Dated 1st. December, 1909.  EMMETT TODD, Locator.    .  -ei-  Take notice that I, Laura R. Mar-  shak, of. Vanceu/er, married woman,  intends to apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands' for -permission  to purchase the following described  lands: Commencing at a post planted  about one-half mile southwest of Lot  776; tkehce running 40 chains south  thence 40 chains east; thence 40 chains  north; thence 40 chains west  to  point  Land Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice is hereby   given that I    intend to apply to the Assistant Commissioner of Lands for a licence    to  prospect for coal and petroleum    on  and    under    the following    described  lands:���* .  No. 2. Commencing at a point two  miles West of E. Todd's No. 2 location post being "M.L.G., N.E. corner"; thence West 80. chains, South  80 chains, East 80 chains, North 80  chains" to point of commencenient.'   -  Dated 1st. December, 1909.'   :.  m: l, grimmett.  A. B. Roberts, Agent.  TAX NOTICE  Nicola, Assessment District  Notice is. hereby given, in accordance  with the Statutes, that ProvincialRev-  enue Tax, and all assessed taxes and  Income Tax assessed and levied under  the "Assessment Act" and amendments-  thereto, are due and   payable   for  the  year 1910.  All   taxes    collects tie   fcr the Nicol  Assessment District are due and pay  able at the Government Office at Nicola.  This notice in terms of .Law,  is equivalent to a personal by me upon all persons liable for taxes.  W. N. ROLFE  Deputy Assessor and Collector  Dated at Nicola. B.C. this 7tlTday of  January, A. D. 1910. '        ;  -o-  Land Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice  is hereby    i;,:_ven  that T intend to apply to the Assistant Com-  KAMLOOPS, ASHCROFT, YALE and  NICOLA MINING DIVISIONS.  NOTICE is ���- hereby given that all  placer claims legrlly held in the Kamloops, Ashcroft, Yale and Nicola Mining Divisions are laid over from .the 1st  day of November, 1909, until the 1st  day of May, 1910.  - E. T. W. PEARSE,  Kamloops, B. C.        Gold Commissioner  January 17th, 2910.     ,.   .-���,.  .;���>   :'.  ^ntfrowraww''--'"'*"^ M  III  F  m  m  m  m  P  f  if  ft  W\  Friday, April 1. 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  . -*  in-  is  the best  investment you can  get and this is particularly  true of  Nicola on April 14,  has been de  ferred until April 26th.  W. N. ROLFE,  Registi ar.  Land Act Notice i i awi  A  . KT ^  NICOLA DISTRICT I l-and Act Notice  Notice is hereby    tfvaa "tMt   I JfJ     v  >���   NlCp^ DISTRICT  tend to apply to the" Assist^ Com! !'tend^ZtoV^T^  *    ^  missioner of Lands    for a  ]i,Pnro V ;tencl.to aPP*y to the Assistant Com*  Prospect for coal  and    petroled  on ��� T^TS* ^^ ** a licenCe    *  and   under   the    following     de���ibS ' an^      Y^l ^ P^oloum    on  lands:- g     clescilLed, and   under   the    following     described  Vr.    i      r�� lands:���  -no.   i.    Commencing    at     a   nninf       xt      *   n  a   point I     No. J. Commencing at a point two  No. 3 loca  *      COUNTY COURT  The sitw of the County Court.   -u. ._..   ^ommcncinir   m-    ���      ��� * i    *T  Of Yale Which.was -Scheduled for   about one mile S of O R   rT        m " ��  C�������ncinff at  Nicola on April 14,  has been de-  No. 1 location ���Z    S,^   milos Noi'th of E. Todd's  post,   being "M.L.G.,   S.W.  cor-  1  location post,    being   "E   T   i tion  corner": thence West 80 chains,'; ner"; thence East 60 cha.W   North  to  CO u  -o-  , .JAKE NOTICE that Euphemia Rabbit of Tulameen River, B. C, farmer's  wile intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands  The future railway centre of the feS^e^���^^  interior.     No place   outside   of S?f ^��}lnded ��?>.the *est aud south by  \To*���~ i , ��ne tulameen River, and   on   the north  Vancouver has  made  more sub- ST Lot 152> and bounded partially on  .���     ,.  . ..'_-...        . the, east bv Lot 1 Sfi^ n  Stantial progress.during the   pastDated January 29th; 1910  ? twovears. , EUPHEMIA RABBITT,  Thomas Rabbitt, Agent.  No  ���N.E  South 80 chains,  North 80 chains,  mencement.  Dated  1st.   December,  1009  EMMETT TODD, Locator.  Land Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply to the Assistant Commissioner of Lands for a licence, to  prospect for coal and petroleum on  and under the following described  lands:���  No. 2. Commencing at a point one1  mile    West    of    G.  R. Bates' ...No. 1  location post, being "E.T., N.E. cor  West    80 chains,  thence  .chains  to point  of commencement  J     Dated 1st.  December,  3909.  j    ��� M.  L.  GRIMMETT,  -o-  rr.  The very fact that so much out- j .  - .,     _�� -  side  capital  is  coming- into the! ;Land Act Notice  city is evidence of the attrartiv* I * T&ke "^ that If  Edgar Newton I ner; thence   West  * ^    1 7 �� attractive-   Brown,  of Vancouver,  lawyer,   intend   South 80    chains      Ei,t"'��0 m,   ���  n?SS Of the field for investment. |to aPP^ ^r permission to purchase the I North  80 chains     to noint *'  CN. R.    Divisional Base willbe I f��Il0win^  bribed   lands:-Commenc-j mencement.        '  looted    in   Kamloops.       For  in- ! %����?��t^^��^    -ated ,st December,  1909  No. 776; thence running 40 chains east,  160 chains south',  40   chains  formation address  dalgleish & Corbett  REAL ESTATE BROKER  t  We do the  biggest  business in our line  -   in Kamloops.  "*^ V_/V_* \_/__Lj. 1 �� I r    I I    ^T I JF^-w  EMMETT TODD,  Locator.  Land Act Notice  Take notict that Emily L. McVittie  Imie  oi A    W.  McVittie,  of Victoria  I l>    ^.,  land surveyor,  intends  to  ap.  iplyofor  permission   to purchase'    the'  , following described landsi-Commene-  [ at a post planted on the-South bank  oi Bates  Creek,  40 chains from    the  | -Nicola-Princeton       Waggon        Road'  thence     running     South    80    chains'  thence West  80 chains,  thence  North  SO  chains,  thence  East  ��0 cha'ns  to  point  or commencement,  and"contain  mg  640 acres, more  or less.  Dated 28th.  December,  1909. J  EMJLY L. McVITTIE     ''"  E. Todd,  ,    _-       west,   160  chains north to-point of commencement, and containing 640 acres, more  or less.  EDGAR NEWTON BROWN  J: S. Morgan, Agent  Dated 9th November, 1910,  We improve with age  The Grand  Hotel  ,    is one of the oldest Hoteis in  .,-. Kamloops and has ever main-  ������". tained the good standard it set  ; at the start.     Situated across  from   the   C. P. R.   depot  and  ; well   furnished   in   all  departments it can give you conven-  v ience, comfort and satisfaction.  .������, >  William Dobson  i  Kamloops  Land Act Notice   \.  KAMLOOPS   DIVISION   OF YALI  DISTRICT  District  of Nicola.  Take notice that  I,   Edgar  Newton  Brown, .of Vancouver,  lawyer, intends  to apply  to  the   Hon.   Chief Commissioner of Lands for, permission to purchase the following described lands:���  Commencing at. a. post planted at the  northeast corner and one half mile distance in a southerly direction of preemption 776,  in Newkirks Vought Valley;   thence   running   east   80   chains;  thence south 80. chains; thence west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains to point  Land Act Notice  -  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply to the Assistant Commissioner of;Lands for a licence to  prospect for coal and petroleum on  and under the. following  lands:���  No. 2.. Common-.-.jig- at-:vpWnt two  miles. West of E.  Todd's No. 2 location  post, being  "A.B.R.,   N.W. cor  ner";  thence East 90 chains.    S^uth  80 chains,' West. 80 chains, North 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated 1st. December, 1909. ,  A. B.  ROBERTS, Locator  Agent.  Land Act Notice  -&-  Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPS   DIVISION   OF YALE  LAND DISTRICT  District of Nicola,    s  ���Take notice-that Hilda ;]$L King, of  Montreal,  Quebec,    spinster,    intend  to apply for   permission to purchas  th��  following described lands:���Com  mencing at a post   planted one mil j  West from the North-east corner pos  NICOLA DISTRICT        * "->  Notice  is hereby   given that I    in'  tend to apply to  the Assistant Com-  _    _���   missioner  of Lands for a licence    f  described Prospect for coal  and petroleum    on  and  under    the    following    described  lands:���  No. 2. Commencing at a po:nt two-  miles west oi E.  Todd's No. 2 loca''  tion  post, being   "G.R.B.'   S.E.   corner:"   thence  West   80 chains,  North  80 chains,  East 80 chains,   South 80*  chains to point oi commencement/  Dated 1st. December, 1909.  G. R. BATES-- .j  Emmett Todd,  Agent.   '  -o-  yale;  o�� commencement,   and containing 640   of Emily L.  MeVittie's   .application  R^r��.S      m<-_v<a   r_y  laco - - J. u         l . . '       -  Lytton 's-popnloT~Hotelry  Boillie Hotel  Good   Meals,   Good Comfortable  Beds and Best  Service.     Rates  Reasonable.  Waiter C. fieeble  Proprietor,  LYTTON, B.C. I  NOTICE I  T :T2tkenotice that 30 days after date,  I intend to apply to the Superintendent  of Provincial Police for ajicense tesell  spirituous,: aud. fermented liquons ^On  Ithe premises known as the Fraser  I^any��n House situated at North Bend,  ]in the Yale Electoral District.  rw a K+un_r     J\��- CLARANCE.  ,X>ated 5th March, 191;.    > 4-s  Bcres, more or less.   EDGAR NEWTON BROWN  Wm. F. Gibson, Agent  Dated December 21th, 1909.  When in North Bend stop at  C. P. R. Hotel  to    purchase,      thence      running    80    chains_S,o_uth,_thenceJVVest-80^chains7j-thence^rQ^th--80--chainsVthen-c-e  You can get the best satisfaction for your money. Local  trains stop thirty minutes for  lunch. We have the name of  keeping one of the best host-  elries along the line.  thenca  North 80 chains, thence Eas  80 chains to point of commencement  Dated December 28th. 1909.  HILDA M. KING.  E. Todd, Agent   o   Laod Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice  is  hereby  given that  I    in  tend to  apply to the Assistant Com  missioner of Lands for a licence    t  prospect  for coal  and petroleum    oi  and  under    the    following    describe  lands:���  No. 3.  Commencing at a point tw  miles North of E. Todd's No. 3 location  post, being  "A.B.R.,  N.E.  cor-  Land Act Notice  KAMLOOPS  DIVISION  OF  | LAND DISTRICT  !���    Take notice that 1, Stanley Kirby"  of .Nicola,' hotel-keeper, intend to apply for permission ��� to purchase the  following described lands:- Com-^  mencing at the South-east corner of  Lot l;484; ' thence    East    80 chains,'  80 chains,  thence.South 80 chains to  point ox   commencement.  Dated 10th.  December, 1909.  STANLEY KIRBY  W. E.  Green,  Agent.  C. J. Clarence  Manager  Land Act Notice  NICOLA DISTRICT  Notice is hereby given that I    intend to apply to the Assistant Coin-  missioner oi Lands ior a licence    to.  prospect for coal  and petroleum    on  and   under   the    following   described ���  lands:���  No. 1. Commencing at a point one  mile West   of E.   Todd's  No. 1  loca-  N.E.  cor-  ner   ;   thence   South   80 chains,   West   tion  post,  being  "A.BR  80 chains,  North 80,chains, East 80. ner";  thence West "80 chain,    Sm ��,  chains to point of commencement.        80  chains, East 80 chains   North 80  .Dated ^tDe   ^    ^ ^ ^ rf ^^^o th 80  A. B. ROBERTS, Locator.        Dated 1st. December, 1909.  A.B. Roberts, Agent.  A. B. ROBERTS, Locator ���Al  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, April 1, 1910

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