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Array \\  I-  fi  rs  I  \ <_.  iV  Li.  1>'  .^  -,r'-  >wr**j  ,,<.-��*_^  Vol. 1, No   ia  MERRITT, B. C. MAY 27,  1910 -  Price 5 Cents  Victoria Day Celebration Was a Gratifying Financial Success  erate Several Copper Claims at Mammet Lake  Merritt Athletic Association Will  Net Over $300 as Result of Sports  Jas*.  The Baseball, Football, Horse  ���s - ^'  Races and Field Sports  Were  Strong Cards  The "Victoria day celebration  for 1910 has been written on the  pages of History and the officers  of.the Merritt Athletic association have every reason to  believe that they have scored an unprecedented success.    It is true/that the at-  . .tendance  for the two days.  ~Xay not'* hay e been as large  as that of last year, but financially, and otherwise the  event was the superior of its  predecessor.  The committees have not  yet completed their " work  but it'is understood that  over and above all expenses  the association will have between three and four^hun-  dred dollars to devote to the  fund   for   completing    the  , clubhouse. The dance committee   alone   cleared    up  * nearly' $125 above expenses.  . while     the      re-  accommodation was provided in  all departments.    ^  The importation. of outside  horses added a lustre to the horse  racing events and there was  some real good sport: Middlesboro won the final in-the football  tourney- and incidentally carried  away the silver, cup  and  $25  in  Railroad Plans Purchase of Mines  Will Operate on ah Elaborate Scale  NEW   TRAIN   SCHEDULE  Local "JYill   Arrive  Same  Time  But Depart Later,    ,  Under the new schedule that  goes into effect on the mainline  of the C.P.R. on June 5th the  Nicola  branch  train .will  leave  MERRITT LOOKING WEST  freshment committee was over  $200 to the good.  The weather man smiled his  prettiest. A little rain fell on  ^he morning of_the~first~day but  It was just: enough, to lay the  dust. A strong wind prevailed  at times but occasioned no discomfort.  The field sports, the ball game,  the horse races arid the football  matches were successful in  arousing the fullest measure of  interest arid enthusiasm. From  Tulameen and Princeton on the  south east to kamloops and  mainline points including Ashcroft and Spences Bridge the  people came while every point  throughout the length and  fereadthof the valley was ,well  .represented. The hotels had a  time of it but tne best of  prize money. The honors in the  sports were pretty well distributed.  JThe committees - all worked  hardandfully*deservedthe"tsu<_s  cess that fell .to their lot. In  every department of the big celebration there was the same enthusiasm and the two days went  with a swing that was gladdening to the hearts of the. men in  whose hands rested the destiny  of the enterprise. Taken altor  gether the celebration of 19i6  will take a lot of bleating and the  completion of the. club house is  noto practically assured.  The Ball Game  The baseball game was really  the, stellar; attraction . of Tuesday's programme.,   Teams ea;j>-  tainedby \y. H. Kichardson and  ; {Continued on page two)  Nicola daily except Sunday at  9:30- a.m.. reaching Spences  Bridge at 12:30 noon. , Returning it will leave. Spences Bridge  ��t"l6t45~reachirig;Merritt at 19:11  and Nicola at 19:45 o'clock.  - Train No. 1 will leave Spences  -westbound at 15:05 and east-  bound-No.-2 will pass through  Spences. at;'16:15. . No. I will  reach Vancouver at 10:20 and  No. 97 at 8:00.. .No. 2 will leave  Vancouver at. 9:00 and No. 96 at  19:30. "Trains Nos. 5 and 6 will  also be put.���on between St, Paul  and Seattle with spur connection  from Mission to Vancouver.  In the fastest fifteen round go  ever witnessed in Calgary Billy  Lauder got the decision over Rod  Standeri of ^anaimo on Victoria  day.  Will Build a Narrow Guage  Railroad to Lower Nicola  ~  and Ashcroft for Ore  Mammet Lake district bids fair  to shortly gain considerable prominence - . in provincial copper  'mining- circles, The Canadian  Pacific railway company  through their agents are at  present surveying a number  of claims and are negotiating for the purchase, of  others and it is announced  on good authority that progressive^ plans of. development ^involving the-cons traction of many miles of narv  row gauge railroad, are  being formulated. -'" V'  To carry the ore both  ways toN Ashcroft on one  end and to Lower Nicola at  the other is one of the  plans of the company. The.  claims that are being" surveyed at present are known  as the Egyptian Cap and  are said to be rich in  ore. The Aberdeen anH  I XL groups have been inspected  and negotiations, are now under  way for their purchase.  In the event of the properties  ioeing���prucureu-tne-*t>rx'rxv7_Wiii"  organize development work at  once and will install plants employing many men. A narrow  gauge road will be, built from  Lower Nicola to Ashcroft through  the heart of the camp and the  ore will be shipped to the company's smelters at'.- Trail for refinement. Some of. the ore will  also go to the Tyee* smelter at  the coast which is also owned by  the Canadian Pacific.  The ore in the "''Mammet Lake  claims is said i^o. be unusually  rich in places.' fee average runs  from $87 to $92 and mining men  who_haW; visited the different  claims; are enthusiastic as to the  splendid possibilities of the field.  'fcf*V*ft  7  \\  * \* _  -���..-"���^J -  &  . *> - - V  -ytfe  '  ��� -.-.^r-  Jr r-'~y  ' ,  ""���' .'Y  -   '''   *   ,-.*  *   ,     <">l  , '   fi.    <->v  *���., ���"V*'"*,,...**'  v1     j.-y  v    .*- V-">V*J  7~y'~ iTv  _<V **k    * cj~zrt��  ��� ���        *>������*-? s,*c'  \ - - Jf *r.H  *S   *��>  2>*4  ��V,*-   &~l  ~     *   '-v'.-C'J  .-_ ���-: i\\  .   ���-      'v-c 'J  '.   1  *.-*.  ��� *\   " ,  * *i"vl  ^j*_.  yy-:-.  *   t * ���  :y>  ���v.v  *M  _.    H      V*  W\, r v*v^'bcuu* ��" v '���n.V���''''" **"**"*  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, May 27, 1910  is*.  Jlr.- ���'  ji ���  If ���  IK"- .  15  ,  . i  Ii'  The Victoria  Day Celebration  (Continued from page  one)  R. P. , Baker furnished, seven  .innings of good snappy ball in  the presence of a large and enthusiastic audience. Richardson's team won by a score of 8 to  6 but not until they had fought  every inch of the ground. A  heavy down pour of rain in the  latter part of the fourth did not  deter the game which was bright  and gingery from first to last.  Both teams showed good form  and there were a number of good  fielding plays on both sides. The  game evidenced one thing, that  Nicola valley can produce a winning ball team this year, lots of  excellent material being available. A. S. Bennett handled the  indicator. The winning team  comprised W. H. Richardson, E.  King, Geo. Thorn, H. Frame, E.  Jones, E. Johns, S. N. Dancey,  C. Mathews and Gibbs and immediately after the game they  were awarded the silver cup and  the $25 cash prize. Baker's team  was made up of Gemmill, - Geo.  Bonna, Westcott, Collins, Geo.  Revelle, S. L. Smith, Geo. Bennett, E. GessingandR. P.-Baker.  The Horse Races  It was easily apparent that the  programme-of horse races was  the strongest, card hung up by  the Merritt Athletic Association.  Not alone was there an increased  attendance on Wednesday afternoon but the crowd was more  representative and there seemed  to be a healthier spirit of enthusiasm.  A number of outside horses  had been entered in the different  events thus adding materially !tb  the interest. Some of the best  track horses of the upper country  were on the field and in one or  two of the races there was some  pretty keen sport. Walter Hom-  . fray of Kamloops came over with  Fancy Free and Bessie Trimble,  Henry Smith of Kamloops,   had   Sjgne_e,_Pres_tige_andjArmele__and_  there were also a number of Nic-  . ola and Similkameen horses. Jack  Budd of   Princeton,    had   two  horses but scratched them.  The bright spectacular feature  of the day was the quarter mile  repeat.    There   were three en-  . tries, Fancy Free, Armele and  Weasle the last named owned by  Thos. Smitherin, of Keremeos.  Fancy Free appeared to be the  favorite but the little roan was  not feeling just right having a  touch of the distemper.  Armele proved.to be a fleet  footed mare recently brought  from California and she took two  ' put'of.the three heats in good  " style:     The first try   went   to  Fancy Free, Scotty up,  Weasle  with Ed. Riley up, running second, and Armele with Th'ad Williams up third.  The second heat went to Armele. with Fancy Free second and  Weasle third. . Just before the  third heat Weasle broke and ran  away down the roa'd the heat  being finished by the other two  horses. It was a battle royal  and when Armele crossed under  the wire in the lead it was only  by a neck Fancy Free pressing  her hard. Considerable money  changed hands on the result of  this race.  The Klootchmen's race attracted the usual interest though  there were but two entries.  Emile was first with Izeta second.  The ladies' race was one of  the best bills of the afternoon,  largely because of the fact that  the riders were local ladies. The  big crowd seemed to take a li vlier  interest in the event and the test  was watched, with great enthusiasm. Miss Helen Hyland mounted on Mrs. Pooley's "Queenie"  romped home a winner leading  all the way for the half mile.  Miss Bertha Curnew riding an  Indian pony was a close second  and Mrs. H. E. Forsyth claimed  third place.  The half mile dash promised to  be a good event had it not been  that in the second and third heats  Prestige, one 'of Henry Smith's  horses, broke from the track and  refused to stay in the race. Prestige is one of the fastest little  stallions in the upper country  and th'e big audience was anxious  to see him perform. He took  the first heat from Beautiful and  ?Best owned by Nelson Welsh and  R.Av Smith but after that refus--  ed to stay on the track and the  remaining two heats went to the  Merritt stallion. The half mile  dash was withdrawn because  there was not sufficient entries.  The Indian race was won by  Jim^withGrey^Eagiesecond and-  Diamond third. The pony race  was fairly exciting, there were  five entries and the race was well  contested. Bessie Trimble, owned by Walter Homfray, carried  off the money and second place  went to Mrs. Pooley's "Fairy"  with Ed. Riley up.  The closing.event1 of the. afternoon was the cowboy race, and  to one who had not seen a race  of this character there was an  abundance of genuine excitement  The ponies had to round stakes  and the purse going to the , rider  who gave the best performance,  Jack Thynne's. black' horse _ carried off the" money" arid "William  Charters ran second.  Continued on page 5  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  ���71  Merritt Livery and Peed 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  Metropolitan  MEAT MARKET  NICOLA,   .C.  The choicest of Beef, Mutton, etc., always on hand.  Fresh Fish,  Eggs and Vegetables..  T. HESLOP, Prop.  M  4  to  (VI  ���v  \  ��1  V  <1|  Ak  The Fraser Valley Nurseries are  amongst the oldest and best established  in the province..  Hundreds of fruit growers can  testify to the splendid value of the trees  they purchased from us.  Good value with reasonable prices  form a good, combination. Get your  orders in now. <  ��� 'i ���  Fraser Valley Nurseries  Local; Representative :     F. G. Moore, .Lytton, B. C,.  ���Mi'.. Moore Will be in Nicola valley in a few days.     :*/_.  i... , . -_ - f
Friday, Mai 20, 1910
THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS
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By CHARLES KLEIN. —
// 5/ory 0/ American Life Novelized From the Plav by       ^
ARTHUR  HORNBLOW..
COPYRIGHT.    190 6,    BY    G.    W.    DILLINGHAM    COMPANY
Continued from last w^ek.
"Here they are! Here they are!'*
•cried Mrs. Rossmore. "Come, Eudoxia!" she called to the servant, while
sue herself hurried down to the gate.
The. judge, fully as agitated as herself, only showing his emotion in a
different way, remained on the porch,
jpale aud anxious.
The cab stopped at the curb, and
Stott  alighted,   first  helping out   Mrs.
, "Father, father, what have they done to
jyou ? "
Blake. Mrs. Kossrnore's astonishment
©d seeing her sister was almost corn-
Seal.
"Milly!" she exclaimed.
They embraced first and explained
afterward. Then Shirley got out and
. was in her mother's arms.
"Where's father?" was Shirley's first
question.
"There—he's coming!"
The judge, unable to restrain his impatience longer, ran down from the
porch toward the gate. Shirley, with
a cry of mingled grief and joy, precipitated herself on his breast.
"Father, father," she cried between
\_her  sobs,   "what  have   they  done   to
There, there, my child! Everything
•trill be well—everything will be_w_ell!!'l
Her bead lay, on his shoulder, and he
stroked her hair with his hand, unable
to speak from pent up emotion.
Mrs. Rossmore could not recover
from her stupefaction on seeing her
sister. Mrs. Blake explained that she'
bad come chiefly for the benefit of the
Toyage and announced her intention of
returning on the same steamer.
•"So, you see, I shall bother you only
a few days," she said.
"You'll stay just as long as you
■wish," rejoined Mrs. Rossmore. *Hap-
jrfly we have just one bedroom left."
Vhea, turning to Eudoxia, who was
-wrestling with the baggage, which
formed a miniature Matterhorn on the
sidewalk, she gave instructions:
-•"""Eudoxia,' you'll take this~ lady's baggage ;to the small bedroom adjoining'
Miss Shirley's.. Shells: going to stop
witb us for & few days."
Taken jcoiispletely. aback, at the newa,
•f this new addition, Eudoxia looked* >
At filet defiance. - She seemed on' the*.
point or uauumg in uer resignation
there and then. But evidently she
thought better of it, for, taking a cue
from Mrs. Itossmore, she asked in tho
sarcastic manner of her mistress:
"Four is it now, m'm? I suppose tho
constitootion. of the United States allows a family to be as big as one likes
to make it. It's hard on us girls, but
if. it's the law, it's all right, m'm. The:
more the merrier!" With which broadside she hung the bags all over herself
and staggered off to the house.
Stott explained that the larger pieced"
and the trunks would come later by ex-1
press. Mrs. Rossmore took him aside'
while Mrs. Blake joined Shirley arid1
the judge.
"Did you  tell  Shirley?"  asked Mrs.
Rossmore.   "How did she take it?"
"She   knows   everything,"   answered i
Stott, "and takes it very sensibly.   We
shall find her of great moral assistance*
in our coming fight in the senate," he
added confidently.
Realizing that the judge would like
to be left alone with Shirley,- Mrs..
Rossmore invited Mrs. Blake to go upstairs and see the room she would
have, while Stott said he would be
glad of a washup. When they had
gone Shirley sidled up to her father In
her old familiar way.
,     "I've just been longing to see jom,
father," she sfcid. She turned to get
a good look at him, and, noticing the
lines of care which had deepened-during her absence, she cried: "Why. how
you've changed!. I can scarcely believe it's you. Say something. Let
me hear the sound of your voice, father."
j    The judge tried to smile.
"Why, my dear girl, I"—
Shirley threw her arms round his
neck. ,'       -
"Ah, yes, now I know it's you," she
cried.
"Of course it is, Shirley, my dear
girl. Of course it is."" Who else would
it be?"
"Yes, but. it isn't the same," insisted
Shirley. "There is no ring to your
voice. It. sounds hollow and empty,
like an echo. And this place," she added dolefully, "this awful place"—
She glanced around at the cracked
ceilings, the cheaply, papered walls, the
shabby furniture, and her heart sank
as she realized the extent of their misfortune. She had come back prepared
for the worst, to help win the fight for
her father's honor, but to have to
struggle against sordid poverty as well,
to endure that humiliation in addition
to disgrace—ah, that was. something
she had not anticipated! She changed
color, and her voice faltered. Her father had been closely watching for
just such signs, and he read her
thoughts.
"It's the best we can afford, Shirley,"
he said quietly. "The blow has been
complete. I will tell, you everything.
You shall judge for yourself. My ene-
mies have done for me at last."
"Your enemies?" cried Shirley eagerly., "Tell me who they are, so I may
go to them?' """'  ." **'-*-
"Yes/ dear, you shall know eyery-
thtag, b«tnot-now. Yo^amtii^-a^ter
youi* journey. Tomorrow sometime
Stott arid I will explain everything." ,'
•Very .won. rather,, as you w; o.'
said Shirley gently. "After all." slie
added in aii effort to appear cheerful.
'•what matter where we live so Ion:,'
as we hnve each other?"
ShL' drew away to hide her tear.3 an.:
left the room on pretense of inspecting
the house. She looked into the tjin!ii;r
room and kitchen and opened the cur
boards, and when she returned there
were no visible signs of trouble in h.j
face.
"It's a cute little house, isn't it V" sli
said.     "I've .always   wanted   a   Iii 11*
place like this all to ourselves.    Oh. ii
you only knew how tired I am of New
York   and   its   great   ugly   house;,   il
retinue  of  servants   and   its  domesO
and social   responsibilities!     We  sh.ili
be able to live for ourselves now. e'.i
father?"
She spoke with a forced gayety thru
might have deceived any one but th.-
judge.     He  understood' the motive o.
her   sudden   change   in   manner,   an.
silently,he blessed her l\_»v making hi
burden lighter.
"Yes, dear, it's not bad," he sail"
"There's not much room, though."
"There's quite enough," 'she insisted
"Let me see." She began to count o:.
her fingers. "Upstairs, three room?
eh, and above that  three more"—
"No." smiled the judge; "then-come,
the roof."
"Of course," she laughed; "how "stu
pid of me-a nice gable roof, a slo;)'.::;;.
roof that the rain runs off beautiful_:■
Oh, r can see that this i*s going to b.
awfully jolly—just like camping out
You -know how I love camping oul
.And you have a piano too."
She went over to the corner wher.
stood one.of those homely instrun.on_
which hardly deserve to be dig.dfL>:
by the name piano, with a cliea;-
gaudily painted case outside and a l'
pan effecr .inside, and which are usual
ly to be found in the poorer class o
country boarding houses. Shirley s:;
dowi^ and ran her fingers over tin
keys, determined to like everything.
"It's a 1 ttle old." was her comiucm
"but I . like these zither effects.' It',
just like the sixteenth century spinet
I can see you and' mother dancing s
stately in in not." she smiled.
"What's that about mother dancing?'
demanded Mrs. Rossmore, who at th.i
instant    entered    the    room.      Sbirlef
arose and appealed to her:
"isn't   it  absurd,  mother," wnen   yo_
come   to   think   of   it,   that   anybody
should accuse father of being corrui>-
and of having forfeited the right to l>
judge?    Isn't it still more absurd tlv.
we should be helpless and dejected an
unhappy - becuuse we are on Long Is
land instead of Madison avenue? Wh;.
should Manhattan Island be a happie.
spot than Long Island?  Why shouldn'.
we   be   happy   anywhere?     We   have
each other, and we do need each oth
er.    We never.knew how much till to
day. did we?    We must stand by each
other now.   Father is going to clear his
name of this preposterous charge, and
-osve're-going—to^heIp—him,-aren-t--v/e.
mother?    We're not helpless just because we are women.    We're going to
work, mother and I." .
"Work?"    echoed    Mrs.    Rossmore.
somewhat scandalized.
"Work,"   repeated   Shirley  very  decisively.
The judge interfered.   He would not
hear of. it.
"You work, Shirley?   Impossible!"
"Why .not?   My book has been selling.'.well while I was abroad.   I shall
profcably • write others. . Then I shall
write,-- too,   for  the   newspapers   and
magazines.   It will add to our income."
"Your book, 'The American Octopus,'
Is selling well?" inquired the judge, In-
. terested.
"So well," replied Shirley, "that the
publishers, wrote me' In Paris that the
"fourth edition was now-on the press.
, That means good; royalties. ■ ' I shall
! soon be a fashiosaa'ole author. The
• SJublishers will' be after me for more
"hooks  arid .weMl! harer'all'?, the: money.
11 we want.    < I:.  I.
is so iicg-.f".. r__n
success!"
novel sensati-ui of a literal
j she exclaimed  wi-di glee.    "Aren't
i nroud of inc. dad?"
i he   judge   smiled   indulgently      Of
course he was glad and proud     He •'-
ways  knew   his  Shirle     was a  clever
girl.    But by what strange fatality, he
thought to  himself,   had  his daughter
in this book of hers assailed  the  very
man   who   had   encompassed   hi-*  own
ruin?     It seemed   like  the   retribution
of heaven.     Neither  his daughter ,nor
the financier was conscious of the fact
that   each    was   indirectly   connected
with    the    impeachment    proceedings.
Ryder could  not dream  that  "Shirley
Green," the author of the book  which
flayed   him   so   mercilessly,    was   the
daughter of the man fee was tr; i.g to
crush.   Shirley, on the other hand, was
still unaware of the  fact that it' whs
Ryder who had lured her father to his
ruin.
When at last she could lock herself
in her roorii where no eye coul 1 see
her, Shirley threw herself down on t'.ie
bed and burst into a torrent of tears.-
She had kept up appearances a-! long
as it was possible, but now the reaction had' set in: f.he gave way freely
to her pent up fee! in; s; she felt tli.it
unless she could relievo herself in' thi-3
way her heart would break. She had
been brave until now. she ha 1 I-con
strong to bear everyl'.inrr ard ::ce
everything,  but she could   not Loop it
' up   forever.     Stott's   words   to   her  on
the dock had in part prepared her-for .
the worst: he had told h.-»r-what to e::-
pect at home,  but the  rea'i ation- was
ro   much   more   \ivid.     Then   to   have.
c;o:r.e f> this "all in the brief r-pace of a
few  mr.nths!    It was in credible., terrible,  heart  rending!     / "d   •• hat of  th.?  .
fi:t'uroV    What wa", to * e' ('one t*» «a :q  .
'.er    fa"her, from    II.U'   i    :>e .< h.ne   t
v.Mik'.i r,he !:new well wit' 1 lurry- h'n
.o   hi-:  grave?     I'c  um "d   ii"-t -r'nrvi .(.•".
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■•ei'taSnly   lea:"i  of  the  > .'ia:i*:c  i j   ./.',- .••
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ccy   would   naturally   !;eei»  b '".j   ■".•'
ior some time even  if.'o'hor <•:>:'. " ii  •...-
lions  ]'•■:}$   r.:is:d:_ :h   did   nut      L"  :^: .-n
iie   wonld   be  attracted   I.)   s ime   .''    '
r\v\ Lie would like as wi II and \"b      .'   i
not   bur.'.en.'d   w-lih   a   tra.^e l..-   :/.   1 - •••
family     Her tears began l-jJ!o\v .-,;.•-   1
ni'.til   she   hated   IkTsel!   t(.r   liei rr   • »
.vt-.'U v.-hile there was wo-1; to be 'I:ji:i»
v> st'.vo her  father.     She 1 >v.' I  Je.'.'er-
■iovi.    Yes.  she  had  ueyer  1   II   s:>  sn;-/
jC it ys-now.    She felt that if she had
aim  there at  that   moment  she   wodJ
throw   herself   in    his    arms,   crying:
"Take me, Jefferson—take tne away—
wliere you will—for I love yon!    I love
y»u!"     But  Jefferson   was   not   there,
and the rickety chairs in the tiny bed-
room p.nd the cheap prints on the walls
pfmrPAfl to "-ibe at her in her misery.
To be continued..
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,"UUILU^_IU-.,   _1.1.IL'IJ_-B THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, May 27, 1910  ,"X  '.- I    '  -  THE NICOLA VALLEY $EWS  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  Subscription.$2.00 a year  in   advance.  Six months $1.00  EDITOR - - - S. N. DANCEY  Oiae dollar per inch per month fer regula 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.  VICTORIA DRY  The citizens of Merritt and  particularly the officers and  members of the Merritt Athletic  Association have every reason to  view with satisfaction the results of the celebration which  was given on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Financially  the enterprise was a gratifying  success and in every other respect it fully lived up to the  splendid standard that has been  set by this 'well known  institu-  '��� tion in the past.        '  The question arises, however,  and has occasioned much discussion of late as to whether or  ���* not it is feasible and satisfactory  to hold the two days' celebration.  Many are inclined to the theory  that one day is ample to devote  to the field   sports   and , horse  . races, and after all there is much  to be commended in this contention. We cannot see how the  financial results would be affected in the least were the. under-  . taking confined to one day and  on the other hand it might mean  a larger attendance in view of  the lesser sacrifice in time and  money imposed on the general  public and particularly those  from outside points.  Then in reference to the horse  races it is true that we are in  sore need of a good race track  and other equipment, but aside  from that in future years it  might be well to import a man  ���Vi0 has had lots  of experience  would not only meet- present re- to- show   that   the   statements  quirements but  provide  for the  future as well.  TELEPHONE SERVICE  At last night's meeting of the  Nicola Valley Board of Trade a  strong vote of censure was passed on Charles Stevens, superintendent of the government telephone service and the board asks  for the appointment of a superintendent for this particular district. The grievance against Mr.  Stevens is that he is ignorant of  conditions in this district and is  indifferent in his treatment of  the local service.  This is a severe indictment but  we believe that the board has  good reason for passing it.  Aside from any deficiencies that  may be charged up to Mr. Stevens it is patent that the importance of this district demands  better consideration in the matter  of telephone service. An evidence of the neglect that marks  the conduct of this utility is  found in the failure to provide  the exchange for Merritt though  it was promised many months  ago. The business men and  citizens of Merritt have been  seriously inconvenienced through  the absence of an exchange and  it is understood, that unless  something definite matures very  shortly a private service wiir be  installed.-  published in these columns at  that time were in accordance  with the facts inasmuch as they  have been approved of by the  president of the Kettle Valley  line. Construction will start out  of Merritt up the Coldwater and  fully thirty miles of the road-will  be built this year.  Jack McMillan is back in Nicola  valley bringing with him his  diamond drill and a crew of men..  He is now engaged in drilling on  the property of the Nicola Valley- Developemerit Co. in the vicinity of Merritt. Jack's many  friends are glad to welcome him  back to Merritt after an absence  of five months. Amongst Mr.  McMillan's crew are J. Westcott  and A. Gillis of Vancouver, two  experienced drillers.   .  NOTICE  Season 1910    ^  Imported pure  bred Clydesdale  .   Stallion  There promises to be a wonderful development in the copper  camp in and around the Mammet  lake district and it is not improbable that the various, important-  ant claims will come under the  control of the Canadian Pacific  railway and will be. operated by  that corporation. .. The advent of  an institution of the character of  the Canadian Pacific into a mining camp holds much significance and justifies the general  public in viewing with a large  measure of optimism the future  of that camp.    . "     '-  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that, sittings of the-  Supreme Court for the transaction of the business,  of Courts of Assize add Nisi Prius, and of Oyer  and Terminer 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 andcrim  inal.  .   City of Victoria, 10th May,  1910.     CriminaL  City of Kamloops,  10th May,  1910.   Civil and  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, 17tb May, 1910.   Civil and criminal.  City   of New   Westminster, - 25th   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 ob  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 March. 1910.  DERBY  No. .9491 in Canadian National  Records, and 14580 in Clydesdale  Horse Society of Great Britain  and Ireland. Sired, by Barons  Pride, Dam Gitana by Hiawatha, will serve limited number of broken mares at Quinsharden ranch, Dot, B. C, and  at points between Quinsharden  ranch and Merritt during the  season.  See .posters  for further particulars as to dates etc.  PUBLIC NOTICE  in the conduct of a race meet  and this would serve to provide  a little more system and for one  thing do away with the monotonous delay between races���a delay that was the cause of severe  criticism on Wednesday. A paddock should also be provided for  the horses and in this way it  would be possible to keep them  together and have them convenient to the track when a race  is called.  As a result of the celebration  there is a good substantial sum  to devote to the fund for building a snitable club house for the  association. It would be folly to  construct anything other than  ���an adequate building-one that  THE KETTLE VALLEY  Construction on the Kettle  Valley railway will be undertaken about the middle of June  as previously announced in The  News.  President J. J. Warren has  been at Penticton during the  past few days on his way home  from Ottawa where he was successful in: securing the federal  subsidy of $6,400 per mile. Last  night's Vancouver Province contained a despatch from Victoria  dealing with the new road but  the bulk "of the despatch was  taken from The Nicola Valley  New3 of two weeks ago and goes  Imported   pure    bred   Hackney  Pony Stallion  Harriestoun  Meteor  No. 10892 Hackney Horse Society  of Great Britain and Ireland.  Foalded in 1907, sired by Johnie  Cope out of Little Pollie Perkins  by Sir Waldie, will serve a limited number of broken mares at  Quinsharden ranch, Dot, B. C,  during this season.  Mares must not exceed 141-2  hands in height.  Harriestoun Meteor was the  winner of first in Junior Stallion  closs and in the Pony Champion  class at the recent Horse Show  in Vancouver.  Terms  $20.00  for the Season.  H. ABBOTT,  Owner.  With a view to the better preservation of-the Public Highways  the attention of the public is hereby directed to the provisions of  THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC.REGULATION ACT AMEND  MENT ACT which enacts as  follows:-  "It shall be unlawful for any  person to cause to be drawn or  driven on any of the public highways of that portion of the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of  Mountains, any wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned in Schedule  'A' hereunto annexed  ssc; jtE_u until*  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excerr of  the following:-  On tires under 2 inches..2000lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and  under four inches ... 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and  under 5 inches .... 6000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width  and over. . 6000 lbs and over  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the Act in every respect  must be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peace be liable to  a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars. ;  ��� W.N. Rolf i      ;:  Government Agent  Nicola, April 1st 1910.  ft  A  4  ���a  'mi  x-i  M  J}\  M  w  /. Friday, May 27, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  l\  >>���-  &*\  Is)  *  V  The Victoria  Day Celebration  5  In the gentleman^ driving  ��3ass there were three entries,  G. B. Armstrong, A. Lyall and  J. B.,R6dgers. The choice fell  between the first two and the  judges finally divided the purse  equally between them.  Football Tourney  Four t.eams entered in the football tournament and were drawn  as follows:  Merritt vs. Middlesboro' 2nd  White   Caps   (Middlesboro)   vs.  Middlesboro' 1st  The first round was played on  Tuesday afternoon. Merritt put  up a good game and came out  yietorious by 4 to 2. Middlesboro'  White Caps and Middlesboro'1st  had a stiff encounter, the latter  winning 1 to 0.  The final,  Middlesboro 1st vs.  Merritt, was played on Wednesday^ morning before a large audience.       Middlesboro  won  the  toss and kicked with the wind.  Merritt put up a fairly good defence and  kept the  Gully  men  pretty well in hand.    A  penalty  kick was awarded to Middlesboro,  Cooper taking the kick and  putting it over the cross  bar..    The  score* was nil at half time.  ���P^;rMu?5?ng' the, second half  ^Middlesboro immediately took up  Continued from page two  the attack and visited the Merritt  goal..   The custodian cleared and  play ranged midfield for a time.  Munro had several-good runs, > but  Middlesboro   were   playing   the  better game  though  they  could  not score.    A scrimmage  iri  the  goal   mouth   resulted   in  Smith  heading through.     Middlesboro  continued on the aggressive  towards   the   end   of   the   game.  Final result Middlesboro,, 1,   Merritt 0.  Wm. Bone officiated as referee  and kept the tournament well in  hand. The silver cup and twenty  five dollar cash prize was afterwards presented to the captain  of the Middlesboro eleven.  FIELD SPORTS  Tuesday Morning  50 yards for boys 8 and under  ���J. Ovington, G. Macdonald and  A. Hawk.  50 yards for girls 8 and under  ���Edna Stevenson, Dorothy Ransom and Jennie Wade.  75 yards for boys 12 and under  ���Elmer McEyoy, Percy Clark  and Harry Sneden.  75 yards for girls 12 and under  ���Betty Munro, Ena Ransom and  Unice Hawk.  100 yards boys 16.and under-  Torn  Clark,   Jas.   McEvoy . and  William Johnston. ~    las, A. Kirkpatrick  75 yards girls 16 and under-      Mile race-A. Kirkpatrick,  D  Lma Blackwell, Betty Munro and Dodding.  Beatrice Smith. WITH THE DANCERS  ThreeJegged race boys 16 and      Two nights . of good   solid en-  under-Tom Smith and W. Johnston, Percy Ransom and E. Bro-  lin, Jas. McEvoy and P. Clark.  Sack race boys 16 and under  W. Johnston, James McEvoy and  J. McDonald.  Afternoon  100 yards dash���W. Douglas,  R. L. Thomas.  100 yards for Indians���Paul, E.  Sterling.  220 yards-W. Douglas, R. L.  Thomas.   .  Egg and Spoon race���Olive  Smith, L. Earnshaw.  50 yards three legged race-  Thomas and Douglas, Kirkpatrick  brothers.  75 yards Klootchmen race���  Alice, Helen.  Broad Jnmp���W. Douglas, R.  L. Thomas.  Quarter mile���R. L. Thomas  W. Douglas.  High Jump-A. Kirkpatric, k D.  Dodding.  Half mile���D. Dodding, R. L.  Thomas.  Putting 16 pound shot���E.  Sterling, A. Raspberry.  Hurdle race 120 yards���W.  Douglas,, D.- Dodding.  Hop, step and. jump���W. Doug-  joyment  was the  result  of the  efforts of the   dance committee.  The  pavilion   on Nicola  avenue  had been  placed in good  repair-  with canvas roof and  sides and  with  an improved floor and few  there were who did not trip the  light  fantastic.    Old and.young  joined   hands   in  the   pleasure  making and all were enthusiastic  in  offering   their   appreciation.  The Nicola Valley orchestra assisted by Mrs.   Tutill  and Jack  McNeill furnished the music and  the big auditorium was comfortably filled both  nights.    Archie  Jackson called off for the square  dances and the programme provided variety as well as quality.  The refreshment committee were  attentive to the  desires   of the  merrymakers   and in  eyery department there was joy  uncon-  fined.    Financially   the    dances  were a gratifying success as well.  The attendance would reach well v  over three hundred and over and ..'"  above all expenses the committee  cleared nearly $150.  G. B. Armstrong has just im-.  ported a carload of the best lines  of  furniture.      Prices  will suit  you. , - .    2-t'v  ,.  * '_. _r-i!  77%  - _.i  Acre and half  will  acre blocks at Merritt at today9  s prices  prove profitable buying.    Only a limited number  to sell.    Prices and full  -.\  pgMMMiMronrmt: THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, May 27, 1910  I" '    -'!  _k.o.  :_u, ~" rr:  I.'��/.  '/-:������ --  Provincial News  The rate of taxation in Penticton is fifteen mills.  A third paper is being started  in.Prince Pupert.  A volunteer fire department is  being organized at Stewart.  Enderby has purchased a small  chemical fire engine.  Coal has been found at Ground  Hog mountain, 200 miles north of  Hazel ton.  Kamloops is purchasing a combination chemical automobile fire  engine.  One hundred of the leading  business men of < Winnipeg will  shortly tour British Columbia.  Active warfare is likely to be  waged at Whitehbrse, Y. T.,  against mosquitoes. Lakes and  'swamps will be "doped" with oil.  The wireless station on Digby  Island, Prince Rupert, is now  completed, and the cable to the  mainland has been laid.  The Prince Rupert Transportation Company will shortly operate a tri-weekly service between  Prince Rupert and Stewart. .  Several bridges on the V.V. &'  E.. were, washed away between  Hedley and Keremeos and traffic  was tied up for a few days.  The contract group of - claims  on the west coast of Moresby has  been bonded for $100,000 to  Hugh Cannon of Grand Forks.  Butte capital is interested, and  work will be commenced in a  short time. ,  Mayor J. T. Robinson of Kamloops has been named as the  third member of the commission  to investigate the water records  of the province. The other  members are C. Drury and J. M.  Robinson of Naramata.  Hon. Thomas Taylor has com-  -pieted-his-tour7~of^the���province  and is back in Victoria. He says  that he found progress and prosperity everywhere and paid high  tribute to the outlook in Nicola  valley.  Commander C; D. Roper of the  British navy has reached Ottawa  and will assist in the organization  of the Canadian navy. He will  assume the duties of Commander  Stewart who has gone to England  to bring the H.M.S. Rainbow  from British waters to the Pacific  coast.  The Canadian Pacific railway  announces an early start for construction on the Kootenay Central railway. It will follow the  valleys ot the Upper Columbia  and Kootenay rivers from Golden  and will link the mainland of the  C.P.R. with the Crow's Nest division traversing a valley reputed  to be rich in mineral and agricultural resources. >'       ~  A new order has been instituted  in the. lands department at Victoria whereby all land open for  sale or lease must hereafter be  completely surveyed and gazetted  before it can be handled. In the  past the purchase and lease has  of ten been premature to the survey. ^ _  - A townsite has been asked for  at the mouth of Bitter .Creek,  Portland Canal, and a hotel and  a couple of stores are .-being established there. .  ���M  Preparations are being made  for the yearly exhibits of British  Columbia fruit and other products in the chief centres of the  prairie provinces, Toronto, London and at the principal exhibitions in the old country.  Mr. Lever for some time on the  staff of the "Summerland Review  and Mr. Auvache latterly on the  s^tff of, the Vernon Okanagan  have acquired the. Matter i>aper  ajftTwil! conduct it on independent lines.  BRITISH COLUMBIA HORSE  Squadron orders No. 3 by Major Flick commanding ' T>". squadron B.C. H.  Drill.���Until further oders,  squad drill, at Merritt in Hy-  land's Hall, Tuesday 31st, at  7:30 p.m. and each successive  Tuesday. ."At Nicola in Pooley's  Hall, Wednesday June 1st, 8 p.m.,  and each successive Wednesday.  At Lower Nicola, Saturday, May  28th, at 8 p.m. and each, successive Saturday.  Orderly Officer.���Lieut. G. R.  Bates, next for duty Lieut.  Matthews.  Mounted Parade.���The squadron will parade mounted, date,  ___. 1 _rt _^ _^ _r_ w^ _J 4-1.r_K_^ _-_��.- HVI/iAll  _piaiCC~ailU.���CIIIIC���OB" U.JUU.OJL iT  Merritt, Saturday, June 11th,  7:30 p.m. At Nicola, Saturday,  June 25th, 7:30 p.m. Capt. Nash  will see that the Nicola men arrive at Merritt prior to hour of  parade on June 11th. Lieut.  Bates will see that the Merritt  men arrive in Nicola prior to  hour of parade on June 5th.  Officers and men attending  mounted parades will find their  own horses and sactdlery.  Suspension from duty. ���Capt.  B. Labouchere-Hillyer is suspended from duty under paragraphs 363-364, K.R. &0. for  Canadian Militia,.to take effect  ���from MayF21^:*jSl&    . *  Gijables Flick, Major,  O.C'D" B.C.H.  "  Celebrated Australian.  Never Fail.  where a cure is possible.  Your druggist or store can get them for you.  They Bleep Good  and strong any length of time. ���-,  . Condition, Urine and Worm  Powders  easily used and will put dollars onto the value of your horse.  Pottie  prepares a remedy for every ailment in  stock which enables the stock owner-in-isolated parts to become his own  ���       , ~   doctor. ' ~      7   '  Get his horse, cattle and sheep circulars.  H. JOHN POTTIE, VS., N.S.W,  250 D.ufferiiv Street, Vancouver.  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 j-tlsq  a stock of Men's Overalls, Smocks, Shirts, Underwear, Collars, Ties, Belts, Etc., also. Granite ware, Glass ware, 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. *:; :  *   "u  ~ A. L. LEONARD,  Proprietor.  Exceptional Opportunity  :oiV I TYTQ  J*2&Z lLr~&^%^~&y&J  on  Quilchena  Avenue  Balance Monthly Payments.  This opportunity will only call on  you once.  WRITE . .  1    ffb  % r% -_��' i r-__, *���>. *v **_��� fs., �� jsj v ��'  .  The Southern B.C. land & Mines  Merritt, B^C   __-_     Nicola,, B.C.  ��� --_..   ....,, -"V '' -JUS'S  _nr_��W._ _S mSnlvbi^WtVhJ^T^tH__^i ��i  Friday, May 27, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  !.  V.  ^  .*��� ^  LIGHT AND POWER CO.  MEET  Arrangements About Completed for Installation of System.  The directors of the Merritt  Light and Power Co. are busy  completing their plans for the  installation of an electric lighting  system in Merritt. At a meeting  last Saturday preliminary arrangements were pretty well advanced.  A. R. Dickson, of Victoria, an  electrical expert, has been engaged to furnish estimates and  ���> further details and he has been  looking oyer the local situation  this week. He will present a  comprehensive report to another  mee+i"ng in the course of a day or  so. It is likely that work will be  undertaken at once as soon as  certain negotations have been  put through.  .  The cost of providing 1500 sixteen candle power lights  would  be $7,500 with an additional cost  of $4,500 for wiring and outside  -work.    An-effort will  be made  to secure power from the .mines  for the time being and not only  would this obviate, the  operation  of the system  but . it would reduce the original as well as. the  subsequent cost.     It would then  require an  expenditure .>f only  $4,500.    Mr. /Dickson: estimates  that 400 lights would- be about  ;   the maximum required at present.  The. question   of   lighting   the  streets will likely be  laid, over  until   the  town-is incorporated  early in the autumn.  tion and has been taken up with  certain members of the press in  the Terminal city. The proposal  is that the organization be formed while the exhibition is in progress in Vancouver and it should  meet with the warm approval of  every member of the fourth  estate throughout British Columbia.  GEO. H. BROUGHTON  Gradute S. P, S.  DOMINION ay.d PHONINCIAL  LAND SLFRVEYOR  Merritt Princeton Penticton  NOW AT MERRITT  If there is anything you require in furnishing that house  try G. B. Armstrong. Carload  of furniture just in. '   . 2-t  Globe Hotel  LYTTON, B. C.  One of the oldest and  best hostelries in the  district. Good accommodation in all, depart-  partmehts.  . F.   HAUTIER,   - - Prop.  LYTTON, B. C.  -y -  County Court of Westminster  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  DOMESTIC  is the finest household  coal to be had and it is  delivered in Merri       or  $ 10.00 per 2 Tc r Lots  'Cash with order-    Prom - i c_Hvery3  -o-  RODE WITH BROKEN LEG  David Sampson, well known in  the lower part of the valley was  'unfortunate in sustaining a fractured leg being thrown over the  head of his horse coming down a  steep hill back of Canford on  Tuesday. Mr. Sampson had  been back oh tne sidehills and  on his return while descending  -a-steep���hill-his-horse-started���to  run and unable to hold him back  was thrown over the animal's  head. He clung to the horse's  main for a time until he was  trampled underfdot his right leg  being broken just below the  knee. Pluckily he crawled after  the horse and catching it crawled  into the saddle and rode to Willow Grange ranch where he was  taken in and cared for. Dr.  Curtin set the fracture and Mr.  Sampson is getting along very  nicely. , ,   .,  FOR PRESS ASSOCIATION  [ A movement is on foot to organize a press association for the  newspapermen of the province.  The matter was mooted by the  dfticers of the Vancouver associa-  NOTICE is hereby given that  a sitting of the County Court of  Westminster will be held at  Yale on  Thursday, June 20th, 1910  at two o'clock in the afternoon.  WILLIAM DODD,  Registrar.  Yale, June 1st, 1910.  Season 1910  Imported Pure Bred Hackney Stallion  '���MEMENTO"  No. 506 Canadian National Records  and 10891. English Hackney Horse  Society. Sire Garton Duke of Connaught 3009. . am Venture by Sethby  Denmark, etc.  ���^Mementofdaryears^oidisabeautifur  bay horse with, black points, a color  which is now much sought after by  Hackney breeders. His father, the  famous Garton Duke of Connaught is  admittedly one of the greatest sires of  this breed in the British Isles,-and the  younger generation of this strain promise to be equally successful. He is  sound in every respect and horsemen  will note his fine quality combined with  strength and good conformation with a  turn of speed quite unusual in the  Hackney. At the recent Vancouver  Horse Show he was awarded the Reserve Championship and regarded as  the right-stamp of horse to make a  marked improvement in the lighter  horses of the country. Being his first  season the terms have been made as  low as possible considering the great  expense of his importation..  TERMS*   .  $20 a mare, payable 1st September,  after which 10 per cent, will be charged  for. collection. $30 to insure a foal,  payable 1st* February. $30 Registered  mares, payable 1st Sepuember. All  mares bred to the horse and not returned will be charged full fees.  For information, address ��L B; Rod-  gers, Coutlee's Livery Stable, Merritt.  Jos. Graham, Mgr  P.O. Box  17 Merritt, B.C.  ���FOR SALE  SOME GOOD  AND  ARABLE  is  the best  investment you can  get and this is particularly  true of  KAMLOOPS  REALTY  The future railway centre of the  interior. No place outside of  Vancouver has made more substantial progress during the past  two years.  The very fact that so much outside, capital is coming into the  city is evidence of the attractiveness of the field for investment.  C. N. R. Divisional Base will be  located in Kamloops. For information address  Dalgleish & Corbett  REAL ESTATE BROKER  We do,the  biggest  business in 'our Jin*  in Kamloops: "���  We improve with age  The Grand  Pacific   Hotel  is one of the" oldest Hotels in  Kamloops and has ever maintained the good standard it set  at the start. Situated across "  from the C. P. R. depot and  well furnished in all departments it can give you convenience, comfort and satisfaction.  .__ .....  rYrJL���   TT   AAUU1U���*^J%f K90^JSLK  Kamloops  Metallifferous and Alluvial Deposits���Cattle Ranches and Fruit  Lands in the-1  SIMILKAMEEN AND  NICOLA VALLEYS  When in North Bend stop at  CP^R. Hotel  :. <���  FRANK BAILEY  i��_ j *'__-<.  M.CNM.'I.  MERRITT,       frRBriCCT ON,       HEDLEY  and VANCOUVER  You can get the best satisfaction for your money. Local  trains stop thirty minutes for  lunch. We have the name of  keeping one of the best hostelries along the line.  J. * C." "Clarence  --       -*z  [���m  ���m  .j  >$��  ..  "fnfl  v*hMH|  .  vjH  %  ^H  *  '-.flfS  >  vfflR  frflB  vfitt  4jJ^E  ���  ���ffiffl  '  H  .  "mB  ���         *:,  tSga  J  Us  r*.  *  '_   v ~  *J*  -H  -.', ,>  J     ' -_r  "   /-,*  .               "*_  .-      V-.  .~yv  *-    s  y  _   *, -  \. j; j  - v.  _ M '- ^  - ...  '���������> '������iJ  '    .  S    '  ��� 'J "  yc  i  y  -.������ *��� %  ��� -y+i  0'. 3VJ  7  ^i  s J 1  -���_��_  v ���. I 8  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, May 27, 1910  ^.  _    .  I>   '  What Our Correspondents  Have to Say  SAVONA  Deadman's creek was the  scene of a wedding last Saturday  the contracting parties being  Dick Williams, a well known  rancher and Mrs. Jackson who  only arrived from Calgary a  couple of days before, Rev. A.  S. Akehurst of Kamloops came  down to tie the knot. The affair  was kept a great secret and only  a few intimate friends were  present.  A big pack train in charge of  Joe Payne of P. Burns and Co.,  arrived in town on Sunday morning en route to Hazelton. Joe  Payne will take up between 200  and 300 head of cattle this trip  and expects to make a couple  more drives this summer.  :  H. A. Ferguson  is back from  a trip to the coast.  J. B.   Leighton paid a short  visit to Kamloops last week.  A. T. .Ball   has   resigned  his  position as C.   P.   R.  pumpman  J. A. Bremner, Comptroller of  the Canadian General Electric  Co., stayed off at Savona last  week on a short visit to Mr. and  Mrs. J. . B. Leighton and Mr.  and Mrs: J. C. Shields. Mr.  Bremner was some years ago  secretary of the B." C. Express  Co., and consequently has" smany  friends in this part of the country.  W. Salsbury is up from Vancouver on a short visit to Mes-  dames Marpole.   .      -  Jimmy Bamfield and wife were  in town last week from Mam-  mette lake. They went as far  as Kamloops before going home.  Miss Louise Wilson and Miss  Katie   Brousseau were   visitors  case came up before E. T. W.  Pearse, S. M. and was dismissed.  - E. B. Knight, formerly manager of the Monarch Lumber Co's  mill and now superintendent of  the White Valley Irrigation Co.  in the Okonagvn, came in on  Sunday.  Capt. Argall, the well known  mining man, was down from  Kamloops last week and in company with Judge Macartney went  out to look at some properties on  the north side of Kamloops lake.  -o-  to Kamloops last week.  It is reported that Dick Trodden and Ed. McLennan will take  another flume contract on Dead-  < man's creek from the B. C. D.A.  The Monarch Lumber Co.,  expects to start up its mill in a  fortnight's time. They are waiting for logs.  Reports are current that Mark  McAbee of Eight Mile creek has  sold his cattle ���1000 head��� to  P. Burns and Co.,' the price it is  said being $34 per head unbrand-  ed calves thrown in.  J. T. Edwards, Dominion Fisheries Inspector, summoned the  Monarch Lnmber Co. at Kamloops last w;eek for dumping  sawdust in Kamloops lake.   The  NORTH BEND  The school children had a great  time of it Victoria. Day, being  entertained at a picnic in the  park along the river. ' The little  ones romped and raced all day  long and thoroughly enjoyed  themselves.  r Preparations are being perfected for the. usual big celebration  oh Dominion day. The brass  band from Camp 16. has been engaged for the dayman d good  prizes will be provided for the  field sports..  There was a serious tie-up on  the Thompson division last Saturday, some of the trains requiring nearly twenty hours to. come  from Kamloops. Sectionmeh  straightening out two curves  near Semlin were responsible.  Jack Abrey is busy improving  his hotel premises. The upper  floors will be almost entirely furnished" while the interior and the  exterior of the building will be  repainted.  The half hour stop over for the  local trains at this point will  be  Alimir��Sjf<a/l    \xr\\a-r\    -*\T/%c.   __  1   -n-^A     o  v--.___--t��i;vu-���<tiiv/h���ii \JO,      j;���cLllKX _Ci"  are installed on June 5,   these  trains carrying dining cars.  A movement is on foot in North  Bend to secure one or two local  Justices of the Peace. Mr. Lyons is the only Justice at present  but he is away the greater. part  of the time.  -  MAMMETTE LAKE  Amongst the people from this  district who attended the Victoria  day celebration at Merritt were  Mr. and Mrs. James Bamfield,  Mrs. Quinnville, B. McGregor,  Mrs. and Miss Sappendowski.  The outlook for the crops in  this district is.very bright.  The fishing in the local waters  is not quite up to the mark yet  but anglers are looking forward  to some good sport.  Agents of the Vancouver Syndicate Co. were in this district  endeavoring to secure options  on certain ranches. They secured an option on Jack Murray's  place at $18 an acre. They also  looked over James Bamfield's  place.  There is considerable activity  in local mining circles at present  as a result of the negotiations  opened by the C. P. R. for the  purchase of certain claims.  If you want the best service for  your money when in Kamloops  you should stop ot the  Dommon Hotel  m  We pride ourselves on the dining*  room service we give to the puble  and our other departments are  equally well sustained.  W. R. GRAHAM, Proprietor  Kamloops, B.C.  Special  Prices in Jewelery  The latest in Ladies' and Gents Watches at prices to  suit all. . ~      ,  Call and see our line in Lockets, Ladies' and Gents,  - . Watch Fobs and'Chains. _ '  Our special line in Alarm and Mantle Clocks are going  fast.    Come while the prices are good.  BringNyour repairs and get them done right. ;  James Simpson  Repairs Guaranteed.        Watchmaker.and Jeweler MERRITT  U  ���r -.'.- -..   ~<J-  , Established  1817. Head Office:    Montreal  PAID UP CAPJTAL $14,400,000. REST $12,000,000  ���   Sir Edward Clouston, Bart. .������ President and General Manager. *  Branches in all the principal cities and towns in Canada  also in London, Eng., New York, Chicago and Spokane.  Savings Bank Department  ���-,..' ' (Interest allowed at current rates.)   -        _.      - -  BRANCHES IN THE NICOLA VALLEY  NICOLA:  A. W. STRICKLAND, Manager.  MERRITT:  S. L. SMITH,-Acting Sub-Agent  THE EARTH HASN'T BEEN STRUCK BY  HALLEY'S COMET  but those who. have visited our store are struck  with the splendid bargains that they get.  Let Us Fill Your Orders for the  House.  _r  When prices are right and goods of the best it  makes a big difference to the housekeeper.  GIVE US A TRIAL.  General Merchant  Middlesboro  -1.1  J\  4  ffj����wwgTOn��CTitfBCTCTcrs:sHHK-iqwM3r^^ Friday, Mai 27, 1910  \ *  V '-  f> ���'  ��N  ���  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Gemmill  The Druggist  Guichon and Miss Bradley and  William Lauder and Mrs. Lauder  were amongst the Quilchena  visitors at the two days sports in  Merritt.  Jos. Guichon with  the Misses I looking over the  local  situation  with a view to investment. He  is most favorably impressed with  the outlook _and particularly so  with the coal fields.  Jack Conklin is back from a  business trip to Vancouver,  Seattle and Spokane. He will  go over to Kamloops on Monday  returning the following day.  -o-  The people of Nicola valley  were treated to an astronomical  bill Monday night when the moon  went into total eclipse. For  several nights too the comet has  been discernable in the western  sky. _      '.-.'���  Miss Bruce, who is in charge  of the school at Spences Bridge  with Miss Bertha Curnow were  guests at the Merritt hotel during the * celebration days. Miss  Curnow is staying over for a few  day's visit with friends.  Watch for It next  week.  G.   M.  Gemmill  Druggist and Stationer  Merritt  British Columbia  George Hygh who has been a  patient at the Vancouver General  hospital suffering from blood  poisoning is expected home early  next week. He has almost fully  recovered from his trouble.  Walter Homfray came over  from Kamloops in his McLaugh-  lin-Buick car Monday night for  the races on Wednesday, he having two horses entered.. With  him were. Owen Norris and J.  Wilson. It is the latter's intention to-establish a tailor shop in  Merritt and he took advantage  of the opportunity to look over  the ground.  TO THE NICOLA PEOPLE  The residents of Nicola are advised that a general meeting of  the citizens of that town has been  called for Tuesday evening next  in the Board of Trade  rooms to  discuss the matter of a celebration  for Dominion  Day.       The  movement was organized  at an  informal meeting following  the  Board   of   Trade   meeting    last  night and the popular feeling is  that a celebration  of a pretentious   character   can  be  undertaken.  -O-.  C  local And; district  A. W. ,McVittie went over to  Kamloops on Monday returning  the following day.  J. G; Thynne of Otter Flat and  Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Crowder of  Aspen Grove were holiday- visitors to Merritt.r Mr. Crowder  acted in capacity of judge for  the horse' races on Wednesday;  and gave splendid satisfaction.  ��<i  'Doc" English came over from  Ashcroft Monday night and was  one of the enthusiasts at the  Merritt sports. _ ~  The good people of Nicola are  already laying preliminary plans  for the Dominion day celebration  in that town.        .  Several new settlers have recently taken up land in Voght  valley. . They came from Washington state, bringing with them  considerable live stock. One of  the new. comers purchased the  ranch of William Harmon:  Mrs. R. G. S.Anthbny return-  ^d"to"Ker~home Tin^XJanford~tHis  morning after spending the past  few days with Merritt friends.  An evidence : of the splendid  value of the soil in Nicola valley  is found at Willow Grange ranch  near Canford where there are  forty acres of fall wheat fully  fifteen inches in height. This  record will take a lot of beating.  _The_spring_wheat_and_clov_er_are-  also looking well.  G. C. Tunstall,   better  known  as   "Judge"  Tunstall,   formerly  government agent at Kamloops  and Nicola came into the valley  Monday night and left this week  end for a tour of the  Similka-  meen..   He was one of the interested visitors at the big celebra-.  tion in Merritt oh Tuesday  and  Wednesday.    Judge Tunstall  is  one of the most popular men ever  associated with the government  service in this, district.     Known  throughout the length and breadth of the upper country he is honored and esteemed in all circles  and :now that he has;sought the  quiet ot private life he can rest  assured that he will ever be surrounded by the same large circle  of admiring and   well   wishing  friends who surrounded him in his  capacity as a public officer���an  officer who ever combined _effic-  iency with grace in the discharge  of his duty.  HIGH PRICED LOT  Miss A. G. Wickham of Vancouver, who last year purchased  the first lot in the Diamond Vale  townsite sold it this week to Jos.  Collett for $900 the original purchase price being $275.  This is the  third  high priced  lot sold this week on Garcia Ave,  Miss Wickham and her sister,'  Miss Louie Wickham, are at present visiting friends in Lytton  but very shortly will take.up  their residence in Merritt having .  purchased another lot on Nicola  avenue. Both young ladies are  graduate      nurses      and    very  popular with a host of friends on  the coast. ��� .. -      ��� -   -.  G. O. V. Cuninghame, the  Kamloops liveryman, with Mrs.  Cuninghame and child were in  attendance at the Victoria day  celebration. Mr. Cuninghame  had a horse entered.  Mrs. George Hatch wife of  Conductor Hatch who has been  spending the past week at Nicola  left Monday morning with her  son, Alfred, for their Vanconver  home. Mrs. S. Kirby with Master Cecil accompanied Mrs.  Hatch and wiil visit at the coast  for a couple of weeks.  , A. E. Howse's big newRussel  touring car reached Nicola this  week and is giving good satisfaction. S. N. Dancey's new  Rep car will be up from the coast  either tonight or tomorrow night.  A number of others are contemplating the purchase of cars and  Nicola valley will soon be in a  position to support an automobile  club:  The tennis court in connection  with the Nicola hotel is almost  completed and will be ready for  use early next week.  MEN ARE MISLED       -.  , During.the past few . days a  large number of men have passed through Merritt on foot and  carrying their packs upon their  backs. They were on their way  from Tulameen and Princeton  to Vancouver.  It seems that these men were  induced to come from Spokane to  work on construction for the V.  V. & E. railway. They were  given to understand that they  would receive $2.75 per day but  when they reached the construction camp they found   that con-  ni^iAyio _ l-_ �� A .  ajlx oiv/jcio���iicvur  beexixriisrepresented  Anglican   Church���Rev. J.  Thompson���Services Sunday May  29th.    Nicola 7.45 a. m. Merritt  11 a. m   Nicola 7.30 p. m.  J. W. Murdoff, of Williams and  Murdoff, the well known Vancouver real estate brokers, is at  present - a guest of R. G. S.  Anthony at Willow Grange ranch  near Canford.   Mr.   Murdoff  Methodist Church���Rev. J.  W. Hedley���Services Sunday May  29th. Merritt 3 p. m. (Children's  Ser-vice) 7.30 p. m. public worship.   o ���  Presbyterian  church, Sunday,  May 29th.   Nicola 11 a.m.   Lower Nicola 3 p.m.     Middlesboro  is; 7:30 p.m. - Rev. W. J. Kidd.  to them.  One of the party of five said  that he had been brought out to  take   charge of an  extra gang  but when he reached  the camfr  he found that there were no extra gangs working.    When they  expressed  dissatisfaction to the'  bosses they were hustled off like  a lot of sheep and told to go on  to Vancouver being informed by  the bosses that the coast city was  only forty miles  distant.    This  state, of affairs should be remedied at   once   and   the   proper  authorities should see  to it that  men are not brought from   Spokane   under    false    pretences.  Many of these men left good positions in Spokane to come across  the border.  *, 7  i w *fi  s   - " *&*: -J  -   v A-  V  '  *<7y>u  ������> ,">*, __">���  - -'-' "_�������� .'>���  '. < *".. *. --....  :��� y ^#1<  '".-rt--  1        J  ���" *      x  : . 7:7M  ���    '��� - h'��i  _ 1.   "   !- ��� "l^l  ��     -   '_    _.     -'. 10  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  ".'..-..V  ������  , <���  Friday, May 27, 1910  Nicola Valley  Dealers in Prime 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  I was the first man in the province to experiment  in the line of fruit growing and my success  is too well known to call for comment  Hundreds of tons of fruit are shipped from my  orchards every year and the big demand  tells of the satisfaction that the  -  .-:.-'���-- '     <r^: fruit ~gives._  *   ;-V~ '--    '"47:'  PEACHES,    , PEARS,      APPLES,     CHERRIES  PLUMS, and all lines of fruit sold in .   Ik or small  shipments. "  Get Your Order in Early.  THOMAS G. EARLE  LYTTON, B. C.     :.'   ;  OLDEST FRUIT FARM IN  - BRITISH COLUMBIA -  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., -. j  . :;g..r.:B-ate$. ,  Aspe&i <lrove ��     -Wi -':-"'--^htoiiyer^ B;e  ,-*"/'*   ^   .V  "i-l  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.  ___��.. ���   i   m, 1.1...    i    -^-  (LB. Armstrong,  MERRITT,  B.C.  The Beauty Spot of British Columbia  HOPE  ���---*���:-_": Picturesquely situated -along~the banks of'the "Eraser 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. Parnaby, Proprietor  Coiquahalla Hotel Hope, B. C.  S  Ol6<  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, Prprietors  Ashcroft, B. C.  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  Our rates fit every, pocket and our service pleases all.  George WaM, Propkefor  \  I  to  n  Al  1  H  /5-1  ���<������}  si  A  4 Friday, Mai 20, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Mm  Diamond Vale Supply Co.  Merritt, B. C.  Diamond Vale Supply Co  Merritt, B. C.       ;  We always aim to please our customers and our motto i  Quality,    Our goods are all new and up-to-date.  A splendid range of new  Carpet Squares  Rugs and  Linoleums  Prices  to Suit AIL  9-16 Camp Stove $10.50 each.  9-18 Cook Stove $24 and $26.  > - -  9-18   Steel   Range   with    high  closet etc.  $45 and $50  If you want a stove be sure and  . see these before placing your  V   . - order.  Merritt, B. C.  House  Furnishings  Counter Panes IT-4 7  Special $1.75 j  Blankets, wool, .7 and 8.lbs.  Flannelette Blankets  11-4.    $1.50 Pair.  Bath Towels 25c up.  AH Good Values.  MANUFACTURERS AND SHEPPERS OF  NICOLA VALLEY COAL  The Premier Coal of British Columbia  Head Office.: VANCOUVER, B. C.  Mines: MIDDLESBORO, B.C.  --<' c-v^l  ���._--. yyxi  - :��� ~^7m  * '   _    _r^?-jJT  - ��-���_���<' ~'?f fl  .   -"tftsl ./        *    (  12  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, May 27, 1920  NEW TRAIN SCHEDULE  While no time card has yet  -"*%een issued it is authoria ively  .stated that the running time of  "theLbranch train will be changed  when the .hew double service  goes into e.ffect on the mainline  on June 5. It is likely that the  local.will leave Nicola at 9:30  o'clock and Merritt at 10 o'clock  in the morning' instead of 7:30  and 8:00 arid returning will reach  Merriit about 19.11 and Nicola  thirty minutes later. This will  mean an even greater convenience to the local traveling  pub'ic.  -1  SLf,'<  ���' *��"�������� t  iVjfcf  ���Tils', -,  ���ft.  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  ' Take notice that Charles James  Stewart of Vancouver, occupation  salesman,, in tends to apply for  pepmission^to: purchase the folio wing. \described lands: Commencing at a post planted about  one mile South of pre-emption  757 Upper Coldwater, thence  running South 40 chains, thence  West 40 chains, thence North 40  chains, thence East 40 chains'to  point ,of commencement, and \  containing 160 acres, more or  less.       "- '   -  .   _Charles James Stewart  R. G-Stanley Anthony, Agent  Date May{17, 1910.   "���"%���?% *��� \   7.7  Land Act  Kamloops-Division of Yale Land  District.  . District of Nicola. -  /Take notice that Laura R.  Marshall of Vancouver, oecupar  tion spinster,, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands: Commencing at a post planted at the  South East corner of pre-emption' No. |844 Cain Valley, thence  running South 40 chains, thence  West 40 chains, thence North 40  chains/thence East 40 chains to  point of commencement, and  containing 160 acres more or less.  Laura R. Marshall  R. G. Stanley Anthony, Agent  Date May 21, 1910.  PACIFIC COAST COLLIERIES  Development work at the Pacific Coast Collieries is progressing most satisfactorily. Manager Duncan has a staff of" fourteen men engaged and. good results are being accomplished.  Advices from, the Albion Iron  Works in Vancouver are to the  effect that the�� boiler and hoist  for No. 1 slope have been shipped and, they will be placed immediately as soon as they reach  Merritt. This will mean the  employment of additional men.  The matter of. further plant is  now under consideration.  _______���_���____ _a>  REALTY STILL ACTIVE  Real estate in  Merritt is  still  very  active   arid   several   sales  have been  recorded, during the  past week.    The Southern  B.C.  Lands   and   Mines   report    the  transfer of several town lots including a. block  of five' lots on  Nicola Ave. near Menzies' store  which   brought   $1,000.       They  have also sold a number of other  properties,   their sales - for   the  week reaching pretty nearly the  $3,000 mark.    Other realty companies report good business and  several properties have  changed  hands though principally within  the city, limits.    A deal  is  now  being negotiated for the sale of  one of   the    largest    ranching  properties in the valley. 7  The Canadian Manufacturers'  Assn. will hold the biggest convention yet in Vancouver  mencing September.20th.  com-  .-V'-  Buy Your Girl a  Box of Bon Bons  New stock of Candies and confectionery has just arrived and  prices are right.  NOTICE  Season 1910  HACKNEY STALLION  alore  , .    (7460  Color���Chestnut, white legs, star  on face.  BILLIARDS AND POOL  TONSORIAL PARLORS  We E.   BROWN  OLD LEONARD  STAND  Sire-Gold Finder 6th (1791) by  Danegelt (154).  Dan���Estelle   (10892)   by  Stow  Sabriel (5416).  ,S. Dam���Queen Esther (1332) by  Low Derby 2nd (417).  Sg. Dam���Miss   Agnes by Den  mark (177).   ���  SEASON MAY Ist-July 1st  Terms $15 for Season.  $20 for  return   privileges   and  pasture.  $20 Insurance.  Will stand at Nicola Stock  Farm and will travel once a week  between Nicola and Lower Nicola. Mares taken and well looked after.  R. H. WINNY,  Nicolk Stock Farm.  '       Spend  your summer vacation at  SAVONAS  t - _^_^___  t  along the shores of Kamloops Lake.    Splendid fishing and hunting.  Pleasure spot for  sportsmen'  Lakeview Hotel  Provides  for your every want while you are enjoying the  beauty  of this popular resort.  Adam Ferguson, Propriator  The Wedding Season is With You  Do not allow the desire to obtain a. suitable and popular wedding present worry you. We are specialists in this  line, carrying an extensive range of suitable gifts to choose  from. ���       "' ; , '  We have on hand a stock of CUT GLASS, each piece of  which is, a-veritable flash of magnificence and well worthy :of  a prominent place in any home. A piece "of this splendid-  ware would make an appropriate gift and .one that would be  highly appreciated.   , '  All .goods sent/at our; risk and .expense. .Write for  catalogue. : .  Henry Birks & Sons, Limited  -   Jewelery Mail Order House:  Geo. E. Trorey, Man.Dir. /Vancouver, B. C.  There is a decided advantage in dealing with  me because I am in close touch with the best  interests in Vancouver and vicinity.  I could tell you scores of clients for whom we  ,, have made money.    Thoroughly reliable and  handling only the safest investments there is  reason in letting me do your business.  Just Stop and Think  How Easily You Can  Make Money  L. M. ALEXANDER  Real Estate Broker  412 Hastings St. West. Vancouver, B.C.  New carload of furniture just  to hand. Come and see just  what you would like. G. B.  Armstrong. 2t  The C. P. R. has acquired the  Dominion Atlantic railway and  now secures an eastern terminus  at Halifax;  iii  "��� M  ,1  "I  **?j  '���'A  ttl  i  ���'4  _. t��l  is  4  y.  >1  /.���'I  i  4  ��� i ��� .  ���"���-'' _       i Friday, May 27, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  13  \  ���V  Strongly Censure  Telehone Official  Board of Trade Go Hot After  the Local Service  o  A severe vote of censure was  passed at last night's meeting of  the Nicola valley Board of Trade  upon Superintendent Charles  Stevens of the government telephone service for indifference  in his treatment of the local system. The government will be  asked to appoint a seperate man  to take charge of the local lines  and will also be urged to immediately undertake the installation  of the exchange at Merritt/  A report presented by secretary Matthews showed that the  board has a membership of sixty  and that the finances were in excellent shape, there being a .balance, in the bank of considerably  byer'bne hundred dollars. Road  Superintendent White of Kamloops division, will be askeci to  make an early completion of the  new road aroundu Gilmore hill  and Government agent Rolfe  will be appealed to to secure the  removal of* certain dangerous  obstructions in the road, principal amongst which are open irrigation ditches in Jhe town of  Nicola. Several other matters  of lesser importance,, were discussed.   -  ~ Westerminster secured revenge  on Vancouver in the lacrosse fixture at the Royal city on Victoria  day taking the measure of Con  Jones'hired help to the tune of 2  to 1. The game was rather rough  at times, no less than twelve men  being sent to the fence. Westminster shared the greater part  of the penalty time. Rennie was  hurt, sustaining a fractured  shoulber blade and it is likely that  the champs will lose his service  for the rest of the season. Several of the other players had to go  into the shop for repairs. ��  BEFORE THE CADI  Thursday was a' field "day in  police court at Merritt,. the harvest of the police for the preceding two. holidays being presented to the court. There were  eleven Indians charged with  drunkeness and .three white .men  two of whom were charged with  supplying liquor. Over two  hundred dollars was collected in  fines, the two whites being fined  fifty dollars and costs . each.  The police had little difficulty  in  Iria/anincr-cs'rirtrl-rsirdpr-on���thf-���hnli-  / It- is now assured that Nicola  valley will have a baseball team  that will make the best of them  through this district go.. During  the past few days a good reliable  slab artist has been added to the  pitching staff in the person of J.  Westcott of Vancouver and he  will be a tower of strength. His  performance. on Victoria day  created the most favorable impression. There are lots of good  candidates for the infield and.an  abundance of excellent material  for the outfield.. A .meeting will  be called in a-few days ttfcomplete  organization and: arrangements  will be made to bring in outside  teams.for games. . It is not unlikely that a, local league will be  formed.  lead in the American league with  New York second and   Boston  third.    In the National Pittsburg  and Chicago are fighting hard for  first place with the Pirates a little  to the good.  . ��� ���o   Vancouver won yesterday's  game from Seattle at Vancouver  thus strengthening its position in  second place. The Beavers are  pressing - Tacoma hard for the  preier place.  The tennis courts at Nicola,  Merritt and Middlesboro are now  in good shape "and a series of  games will likely be arranged  shortly.  The San Francisco police commissioners have granted permission for holding the Johnston-Jeffries fight at Emory ville on July 4.   o- :   In Eastern lacrosse on Tuesday  Montreal defeated Ottawa Capitals, and Torontos and Tecum-  sehs played a tie game.  ;pmg-gooa-oruer-on���tne���noil  days. There was some drunkenness and a little fighting but  taken altogether the situation  was kept well in hand. Constable Walter Clarke had as. his  assistants, H. E. Sutcliffe and  Ed. Cousins as specials.  - , The historic King's plate, the  blue ribbon of the Canadian turf  for three year olds Canadian bred  was won on Victoria day by the  Hendry5 stable, Parmer romping  home at least, five lengths ahead  of the. second horse. Jane Seagram, the Seagram entry, was  third.- The time was 2:12 2-5.  Abbie Woods of Montreal won  the_Canadian^Marathon-derby-at  Toronto on Tuesday from a field  comprised of the fastest long distance men in America and incidentally hung up a new record of  2:34102-5.  Philadelphia has a good healthy  MOUNTAIN HOTEL  NORTH END  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 service  always pleases.    Our rooms are warm and  comfortable.  JOHN ABRE Y Proprietor  STILL ANOTHER BUSINESS  W. Clark a" member of the firm  of Smith &.Clark, the well known  Kamloops - confectioners, has  been in Merritt for a\ couple of  days. Mr. Clark has secured the  building just north of Coutlee's  livery and will open,, up a well  equipped restaurant, confectionery and ice cream .stand placing  a capable man with Jiis wife in  charge. He promises to give the  public splendid service and the  excellent character of his Kamloops business is ample evidence  of his ability to do so.   o ^������ [  SPECIAL FOR TWELFTH  Advices reached Merritt today  to the effect that the C. P. R.  had provided a special train to  conyey_the���lo_caLOrangemen--to  Kamloops on the Glorious  Twelfth. The train will leave  Nicola at 4 o'clock in the morning and Merritt one_half hour  later reaching Kamloops at 9.30  o'clock. The fare has been fixed  at $3.30 return.  , o   J. S. Morgan went over to  Kamloops on Saturday to meet  his wife and family who were  coming through from the old  country. They arrived safely  and are now comfortably settled  in their Merritt home. Mrs.  Morgan will likely open up a  millinery shop in the new building across from the Southern B.  C. Lands office which Mr. Morgan erected some time ago.  Lyffon's Popniar Kofelry  aime  Good   Meals,   Good Comfortable  Beds and Best Serv'ce.     Rates  Reasonable.  Waiter C. ISeeble  Proprietor,  LYTTON, B.C.  Harness and  Harness, Robes, Blankets, -  Trunks, Valises, etc. always  in stock. .  Poultry and Stock Foods..  Best of satisfaction in all   ...  departments..     Prices    are  ���right.   .  _._ t ** **  Agent for Mendelsolm  and  Heintzman Pianos.  N. J. BARWICK  Nicola  Merritt  It makes a" big; difference as to just how  you shoe a horse.    In the line of  GENERAL  BLACKSMITHING  ."'-, ^ ��� OR ���   -      "-  * * >  HORSESHOEING  I can give you the best of satisfaction  Have an expert of thirty years' jexper. ;  ience with me.    Give me a trial.  Albert Wilson  Merritt,B. C.  Automobiles  VANCOUVER AUTOMOBiLEAND  CYCLE CO., LIMITED  Garage and Salesrooms���  632-636 Seymour  Street,  Vancouver  "Cadillac"   "Oldsmobile" "Oakland'*  Touring and Runabnut Models.  'Rapid." Commercial Trucks.  Demonstrations Arranged.  tit  M. L. GRIMMETT  Barrister and Solicitor  Notary Public  r  Solicitor for the Bank of Montreal  Nicola ... Merritt  At Merritt Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday  y-: m  ym  :7z4  --1    f'-J    >"I  ��� ��� <--���>_/.  _'-\; >V  l\   *���*  -*l  > !*<���   '  -  ,'   -*  'V >7  ~\,  - >���+*.%  t     .   i  "V f '  -" **    .-  -�� -  - /���,���*/���  j *_��,  v  ir     V  v  t            j  *������*     S.       *  ^   t *\  '-I'Va  f'���^"        "���*���  *      i  \  ���"���**-]  t     3       <-  -^   "  * 'v  >.** I  y*;-\  \t-A  \   .  ')   %.. 14  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, May ^7; 1910  I'!,.  IT-"      v  \t  ^i-  m - --  "1 ��� -"_. v >*  Iii 'v  ,"_'!     "J  t>i<~r  >  & f-  P   '  I'  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Thomas Henry  Jones of-Douglas Lake, occupation rancher, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S. W. Corner of the. Fish  Lake Indian Reserve, thence  North 50 chains, thence West 7  chains, thence North 30 chains,  thence West 73 chains, thence  South 72 chains, thence East 64  chains, thence South 8 chains,  thence East 16 chains to point  of commencement. Containing  5G0 acres more or less.  '- Thomas Henry Jones  Dated May 17th, 1910:        23  ? :       LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that James Chopin  Morgan of Toronto, ..occupation  educationist, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described lands :  Commencing at a post planted  40 chains South of the Northwest corner of. Lot 1759, thence  ���80'chains South, thence 40 chains  West, thence 80 chains North,  thence 40 chains East to point of  commencement.  James Chopin Morgan  Per A>W. McVittie, Agent.  Dated April 29th, 1910.  ~    T~ LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take   notice    that   Margaret  Leslie^ of Prescott, Ont., occupation widow, intends to apply for  permission to purchase  the  fol  lowing described lands :  Commencing at a post planted  .about 10 chains East of the North  East corner of Lot 1752, thence  Nforth one mile, thence East half  .a mile, thence South one mile,  thence West half a mile to point  .of 'commencement. -  ,    -.- "     Margaret Leslie,  o       Per A. W. McVittie, Agent  Dated April 25th, 1910.    23  -. LAND ACT      ~  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola. '  Take notice that Hilda King of  Montreal, occupation spinster,  intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described lands:.,    ..  .  Commencing at a post planted  at a point in the East boundary  Tf Xot 1763, directly West of the  north boundary of Lot 842,  thence North one mile, thence  East-one mile, thence South one  mile,! thence West one mile to  point' of commencement.  Hild King  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent.  Dated April 24th, 1910.    23  '   ;   - LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola..  Take notice that Ethel M. King  <of Montreal, occupation artist,  intends to- apply for permission  to���purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the intersection? of the South  boundary of Lot 1765 with the  ���$m& boundary 6fJ Lot 1310;  thefice South.30 chains more;or  lessito the South JEast corner of  Lot 1310, thence West 20 chains  to the North East corner of Lot  841, thence South 40 chains to the  South East corner of Lot 841,  thence West 40 chains more or  less to the East boundary of Lot  915, thence South"10 chains more  or less to the North boundary of  Lot 1752, thence East 80 chains,  thence North 80- chains more or  less to the South boundary of  Lot 1795, thence West 20 chains  more or less to point "of commencement.  Ethel M. King  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent.  Dated April 24th, 1910.   -23  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Constance  Hutchison of Victoria, occupation  married woman, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post .planted  at the North-East corner of Lot  1752, . thence South one mile,"  thence East half a mile." thence  North one mile, thence West half  a mile to point of commencement;  Constance Hutchison  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent  Dated April 25th, 1910.    23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of,Nicola.  c Take notice that Donald Mac-  phail of Nicola, occupation farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the follow-,  ing described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at?the South West corner of  Duncan MacphaiPs application  of- the -same *- date, thence; West  one mile, thence South one mile,  thence East one mile, thence  North one mile to point of commencement..  Donald Macphail  Per Duncan Macphail, Agent  Dated April 22,1910. *: 23'  Land Act -     _  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Duncan Macphail of Nicola, occupation rancher, intends to. apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a' post planted  about four and a half miles due  east' of the east shore of Mis-  sezoula Lake at about half a miie  from the South ^end, thence  North one mile, thence East one'  mile, thence South one mile,  thence West one mile to point of  commencement.  Duncan Macphail  Dated April 22, 1910.    23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  Take notice that William Munro  of Nicola, occupation miner, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  lands:, Commencing at a post  planted at the South West corner  of Duncan MacphaiPs application  of the same date, thence East  one mile, thence South one mile,  thence West one hiile, thence  North one mile to point of commencement; '   '    r fo , *' {���;'-:; \*":r. -������ /'  r   . c       .��� ��� William :Munro  Dated April 22, 1910.   23    L/,  Irrigation  Work  a  Specialty.  Office over Bank of Montreal.  . y.\r,... ._^.,   V)    w       _  Memtt, B. C.  '���'    V-. ,. T-j 1- ���  A. W. McVITTIE  D.L..S.. B.CX.S.  L. S. COKELY  D.L.S., B.C.L.S.  Land Aet  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District, of Nicola.  Take notice that Mary V. > Munro  ofx Nicola, occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission _ to purchase the following described" lands: Commencing at a post planted at the South  West corner of the application of  Donald Macphail of the same  date, thence North one mile,  thence West one mile, thence  South one mile, thence East one  mile to point of commencement.  Mary V. Munro  Per William Munro, Agent  Dated Aprii<22, 1910.    23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola. '  Take notice that Belle Macphail of Nicola, occupation married woman, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described - lands: _ Commencing at a post planted at the  South West corner,_ of Donald  MacphaiPs application of the  same date, thence East one mile,  thence South one mile, thence  West one mile, thence-North one  mile to point of commencement.  Belle Macphail  Per Duncan MacphanVAgent  Dated April 22, 1910.    23. ���    ,  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  Take notice that Allister Black  Fletcher of , Nicola.' ' occupation  law student, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following; described lands: Commencing at a post planned at the  South West- corner:-of \ Duncan  MacphaiPs 'application of the  same date, thence North one  mile* thence West one mile,  thence South one mile, thence  East one mile to point of commencement.  "     '   ~     -  Allister Black Fletcher  -_   Per Duncan Macphail, Agent.  Dated April 22, 1910. 23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that David P. Ter-  rill of Middlesboro, occupation  gentleman, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted at the  South West corner of William  Munro-*s application of the same  elate, thence East one mile,  thence South one mile, .thence  West one mile, thence North one,  mile to point of commencement.  David P. Terrill  Per Duncan Macphail, Agent  Dated April 22, 1910.  McVittie & Cokely  Dominion and Provincial  Land Surveyors  w  , 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.    denies,    Proprietor  QuiEchena  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 arid liquors.  ~ ^   *���  Terms $2.00 a day and upwards. ,    . .  Jos. Guichon  Proprietor  When in  NICOLA  ... call at the ...  Commercial  Hote  for  a good   square meal.    Best   off  accomodation and comfort  Rate $1.50 per day  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  11 \ifc*.��.! i    _���.��        S   dii->i  jL> TV Blair  I  1  A  v*l  1  */  ii  ' $  " ii  'r  ��� i  ��� ':n  ���4  '.V  7 '?il  ' ;��i  ' ���_��  British JColtamMft  r-ifl  ",.'��� /,*r!:r.v^_fl\. ^  t .-k t :,...-*..-t  kS  --'   "      I ���' S~.--i  t-ttrrlLi  - ^RIDay^-May- 27r 1Q10  - -,. -rr  ���f �����   .r-.-*.^ r.~ .  ' ^"t_,/_iT._r  "i'Tygv  THE  TTAu  35  {'^'Nicola  of  LAND ACT. ^      "*"*'  Land   District.        District  KamlofopsrBivision of * Yale. -���' ������*-���  - TAKE NOTICE that Flora M. Evans  of Vancouver, B.C., occupation merchant, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  Janets z���  Commencing at a post planted one  mile east and a half mile north of the  north-east corner of Lot 1,484 ; thence  one mile east, half mile south, half a  mile west, half a mile south, half a mile  west and one mile north to place of  beginning.  FLORA M. EVANS.  a    -i o,      .���     Per A- w- McVittie.  April 21st, 1910       14-22        '      Agent *  .4,  TO.'M*,:  fl  LAND ACT.  Land   District.       District  ^������^^^s^^ka..^  of  LAND ACT.  Nicola Land-District.    Kamloops Division of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Katherine Kirby of Nicola, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands :  B  .AmYlf��_n_v��/��iv�� _ne    ��-��-4-   __-��    -��-v _n. _���.i-   ���_*1__^ j _1     _j_      i i  -~.~^, ^Kamloops; Division of Yale. -~  Take Notice that Edward Morgan of  Toronto occupation Doctor of Medicine  intends tc apply for permission to purchase the following described lands*     -  Commencing at a post planted at the  w^ff ��naSi c��rne�� of  Lot   1192;   thence  west 80 chains, thence south 40 chains  thence east 40 chains, thence   south 40  chains, thence east 20  chains .more  or  less to the west boundary of ]Lot   1778-  thence north 60 chains, more or less to  tfce  north west corner  of    Lot   1778-  thence east 20 chains,  thence north  20  chains to the point of beginning.  Edward Morgan  Per A. W. McVittie,  2pril 28th, 1910. A f t"22  Land Act Notice  is.  Take notice that. Angus Graham of Greenwnnr.  -awWRStipirRaiicher. intends to make appH^n  �� purchase the foirowin^tTescribel land- S  mencngrata post planted 80 chains East of the  N. E. Corner of Lot 1346, thence running- Ea��t 80  chains, thence South 80 chains., thence West 80  'chains, thence North 80 chains'to point of com-  "jencement, containing- 640 acres.  Dated April 19th, 1910.  Angus Graham applicant,  J. F. Murray ag-ent.  '-*^~^^&WB&?  . -.  south east corner of Lot' 1484 ; thence  north one mile, east one mile, south  half a mile, west half a mile, south  half a mile and west half a mile to  place of beginning.  KATHERINE KIRBY    .  ��� ,     ., Per A. W. .McVittie,  April 21st, 1910       14-22 . Agent  LAND ACT  TAKE NOTICE; that David Beath," of Van!  w couver\occupation broker, intends to apply  scribed Tand��� to p^rchase the following  J^���^*2-*-??.?* a po-st>la?ted 80 chains East of  Land Act Notice  NICOLA AND KAMLOOPS LAND DISTRICT.  Districc of Yale.  Take notice that Joseph Logan Thompson of  for^S- OCC"Patio"' farmer,   intends toTppTy  landsl Purchase the following described  .  Commencing at a post planted  at the anntj,  west corner of Lot 751, about two miles south of  Mamette Lake, thence 80 chains North  thence 40  c&   eS  S^ f C,hainS South'. 1*22 2  cnains   _b.ast,  to   point   of   commencement   and  containing 320 acres moreTor less.  ent-ement��  and  JOSEPH LOGAN THOMPSON  Dated March 16th. WIO.*"* Bailey' Asent'  _ ^ ���^ _.v..������lug ucoviiucuimjuH .   Commen  Commencing at a post planted at the   theN. e. Corner'of i^Tim otter vafteT���^  Uth east enrnpr nf    T.��*-    1AQA .  +!,��..������' -ninor Nnrth  an M,���t���r-*ui'-^u��er.v*iley> r.un"  ning North  80 chains/ "thenceT East 80   chains  no?^S��Uth 80 ��hains' thence-West 80 chains to  point of commencement.    Containing 640 acres.  "    "     '    - * - ;��Da2?d Beath, Apolicant.  ; . Dated 29th April, ^ * * **����' ^^  LAND ACT.  Nicola   Land   District.        District .of  . Kamloops, Division of Yale.  ^ TAKE NOTICE' that Stanley4 Kirby  of Nicola, occupation Hotel Keeper, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���  * Commencing at���. a post, planted 20  chains north of the south-west corner  of Lot 1484; thence one mile west, one  mile south, one mile east,-one mile  north to place of beginning.  STANLEY KIRBY,  ' .    Per A. W.^ McVittie,  April ^21st, 1910.        14-22 Agent.  TAv!LNOTICE\.that   E.   B.   Tingley;   Otter  annlv ti frf^W1?? roa*? ?oreman> intends to  apply to the Chief. Commissioner of Lands for  permission to purchase the following land: - Com-  LoT   ?l atOt?.��SVPl1fntelat theN- E- corner of  "sssss&^r to point of ~��  Dated 29th AprifSSff B"SS Sg"' l��^X-  Land Act Notice  Nicola-Kamloops Land District  ��� . . Yale District.    --  BP   nJ^^1, A* W* stri<*land, of Nicola,  forn^S? ?atl?n banl5 manager, intends to apply  lands I        10n      purchase the following described  th?n^^CllV��r at a posi ?lant��J 40 chains north of  the northwest corner of Lot 573; thence 40 chains  north,   thence 40  chains  east,   thence 40 chain*  Scemelit!161106 " ChainS weit *tofnfof^com!  A. W. STRICKLAND, Applicant.  , Dated April llth, 1910.    * ^iT-if ^ A8Bnt-  the Council to alter ar>H i-mi��ftV^ +c-'V^*Z"^Sfc*.'  the following school dlstrSs ���-    ^ 6��Unda1^ <>f  Lower Nicola���' ommencing at  the <.���7+vIX *  aSESE^-SSSS!? ^ KamlcSpf DifeioToftfe  JLHstrict, Theht6 due north to~the southern &fi$L  dary line of Taik Indian Reserve" thencl so,!^"  ly, easterly and northerly following The i^&SE  and eastern boundary lines of said reserve "^��2  northern boundary line of TownshTo 92 ��� #�� C '  due west to the eastern boundS liS of the S6  way Belt; thence in a southerly direction  foil  Alexander Robinson, J,  7 . Superintendent of Education.  DEPARTMENT OfTaNDS      t~  NICOLA  DISTRICT. 1  ^0ed?SJtsholr^y/,'rr lh  ,.���     -zt ~-���v_j ��__ x��xiiu,  situate  m   the  '^S^^-^l^^.^-eyed, and   that' pfib.  the Departmenr,��of"  "|"AKE NOTICE that Thomas Niven, of Van-  a-n^��f^eT' oc.cuPation engineer.' intends to  ffiy nr permi.sslon* to purchase the following  land.    Commencing at a post planted at the N E  ^er0iL��tl7f'-0tterValley- thence South 80  chains, thence East 80 chains, thence North 80  chains, thence West 80 caains to point of commencement.    Containing 640 acres?  ��� -    ' * Thomas Niven, Applicant.  Dated 29th April, ISIO^ K \^EY' A^nt'  Land Act Notice  Nicola Land District.- Kamloops Division of  Yale, B.- C.  vSoria ^r6 .hat   FJances  Ebbs   Canayan of  v ictona, &. c, occupation,  married  woman    in  tonds to apply for permission  to puTchLse the  following described lands: ^      nase the  Commencing at a post planted  at the South-  fWt-C^ner of-Lot-689 near Beaver   or   mSS^-  NSATrw^r61*^2o chains> ^��s  iNortnerly 80 chains, thence Easterly 2�� chains  thence Southerly 80 chains to point of begimfinl'  containing 160 acres more or less. ^ginning,  tw .* a     -, ,.   FRANCES EBBS CAN A VAN  Dated April 14th, 1910.       14-22- ��� W'  of the same  can  be seen at me  SaASSaffiS.*--808 ofThe"Gov^-  Lot 1,858.-Llewellyn, Thompson,   Pre-eiiiptipn  Lot 1 850 -rit^ NoV]ir372i1datedMa3i23rd;i9TO:  L.ot 1,859. - ( larance, Woodward,   Pre-emDtii>n  % f902?rd  N��-  525'  dated  APrnP27th;-  aW^L+avii!f adverse claims t<> a��y offihe-  qS^L    f1*<Sed Preemptions must   furnish"*  S?^^?* ��f Se 5ame to the ' ommissioner wlfiin  60 days frorn the date of this notice. w,?|m.  -      ���   "3. B. MCKAY, *     *  Department of Lands, ' Suveyor-GenefaL-,  Victoria, B.g., March 31st, 19"0.     -       ,'.   ,.  r- - y��  --/a  'K-.'  1   -  Vj.-'1   ��   ��  _^  LAND. ACT.  Nicola .Land   District.  of  ._     ._.v.���.        District  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  '     TAKE   NOTICE    that    Samuel   L.  Boyd   of   Prescott,    Ont.,    occupation  Gentleman, intends'to   apply  for  per-  ', mission to purchase the. following  described .lands:���       ,,  Commencing at  a  post  planted  180  ; chains west and .140 chains south of the  . south-west corner of  Lot  1484; thence  -north one mile,   east  one  mile,   south  *" one mile, and west one mile 'to place of  beginning. - -  SAMUEL L. BOYDr '���  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.       14-22   ��.      Agent.  TAKE Notice, that R, Lennox Clark, of'Van-  couver, occupation broker, intends to^apply  for permission to purchase the following land-  ��2^n��,nEr ^ a POSt Planted 80 chains- north of  tv?fn^ J?lcTr ot Lot- 1778> Otter .Valley,  thence north   80  chains,   thence   east 80 chains -  iofnfCn#��Uth8��Chains' thence west'80 chains to  point of commencement.   Containing 640 acres  Robert Lennox Clark, Applicant.  ' Dated 29th April,' 1910.     ^ B" T"S.L2|Y' Agent*  Land Act Noti  TA?Ee^,otVCe' **?* /ohn Ronald, of Vancouver,  +1, 'iHend.s to ?pply for Permission to ourchase  PoItSwedn?findtC^ibed la?d-* Commencing at I  Kot 1778 ntt��0Cva,SS Mith of-the N-E- c��mer  aSSSreSSS"10*^- comme^S;  John Ronald, Applicant.  Dated April 29th, 1910."   .^ ^Jgf*' Agent-  ice  Nicola-Land District/ Kamloops Diyisionof  - Yale, B. C.  vStorian0RCerthat-Har>-Id ^-' Eb-bs-Canavanof.  victoria, ii. c., occupation  consulting enc-inepr  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands- <   *rulcnase tne  w����-mm.encinf _at a post Panted at the South-  X^^^^ jot 354 of the Moore estate si?uate  of -Yale  B?C   _^?d  Dis.trict'���Kamloops Divisfon  oi xaie, _��. c, and running   Westerly-20   chain<?  thence Northerly 20 chains,  thence Easterly 20  cha ns,  thence Southerly 20   chains   to point of  beginning, containing 40 acres more or lesf  Dated April iStS* W--E?4Bf2CANAVAN  _r�� '" -  County Court '   '   '  ��� Notice is hereby given that county-  court will be held in the court house at  Nicola, on Wednesday, June 15th.     .-'  Nicbla, May I' K .RoLFE' Registrar.  ���_   ��'_   t f.* i*. .SB  ��� "   '   ���"\-'-a.i-'_"  ���,   ���      ;,y-lM  -"~  �� *'i?i'-'"''-'y  -   '--   '>*-'_. "'V-PTa  -   "_. "     ; .��� -. O-'d  ���  _."-* -' -f .'''ft."', '  >   - ".-1'i<rtVs'-"  '     - ���, ��\- r f- ,\ a  '  ^-! ^r y4  <���-        '  JrJfrT  ���    -. . ������ ' -Hi ^-_,3  \ *    ^'     '_>.*'_/  LAND ACT.  Nicola   Land   .District.       District   of  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  Take Notice that Nancy Hutchinson  of Prescott, Ont.,   occupation  Widow,  _iintends_to_applykfor^permission_to-pur-  chase the following  described  lands:���  '-   Commencing  at a-post  pianted-180  chains west and 140 chains south of the  south-west corner of  Lot  1484; thence  south one  mile,   east one  miie,   north  one mile and west one mile to place .of  ��� beginning.  Nancy Hutchinson ��  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.       14-22 '   Agent  1"AKE Notice, that Joan Grahan; of Greenwood  ning south 80 chains thence east^SO ThJZ]\7nmr-  north 80 chains, thence west to dS52&to p2Sf��f���  commencement. - Consainin^ 640 acres.  Joan Grajham, Applicant.  Dated 29th April, 1910.     "    B' T���iZ$g' Aeeht>'  LAND ACT NOTICE  KAMLOOPS DIVISION - NICOLA DISTRICT.  ,-*"    District of -Yale.i  fJJ1^���*10'8*"** Edith Mabel Anthony of Can  +^ i ��� 9"  occuPation married woman,  intends  SyaSdf5^^Mfan toi>^asethe follSj  thence North 80 chains: thence West; 40^ cht ns"  thence South 80 chains to point of commencement  and containing 320 acres more or les��mmencement  EDITH MABEL ANTHONY.  -Dated April 9th. Si?' Stenle�� Anthony, Agent.  LAND ACT.  Nicola    Land   District.       District   of  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  Take Notice that Charlotte Boyd of  Prescott, Ont., occupation Married woman, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post * planted 180  chains west and 220 chains south of the  north west .corner, of lot 1484; ' thence  west one mile, soiith one mile,, east one  mile and norto one mile lo place of beginning.,,... ...    .  " CfiARLOTTE Boyd,  a    ���!��, x  .M    Per A.%W. McVittie,  .ApriL21strl��10.-   -14-22     ��-   Agent  Land Act Notice  Take Notice that Daniel  Murray   of Oakland  California .occupation Honse-builder   intend^   +A  ^Sf^a,PPlJCa^ionto Purchase the following d��  scribed land: Commencing at a   post  r>l����?��i     *  the N. E. Corner of Lot 1346,  fhenee runnhS  80  chains East, thence 80 chains South   then�� In  chains West, thence 80 chains NorthTto St of  commencement, containing 640 acres ��f  Dated April 19th. 1910.  Daniel Murray, applicant   '_ '_   J-,F- Murray agent.  ' '*  Land Act Notice.  Nicola District, Kamloops Division  op Yale.  Take notice that I Charles Leonard  fnnlv ?";uPatlon merchant, intends, to  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  sidp��m��f nTCi3�� atWa post Panted beside  the  Indian   Reserve  post   which  marks the limit of the eastern jog  from the Northwest corner post Jof  Naik, Indian Reserve, thence North  twenty chains; thence West"20 chSnS-  l Serlce. South 20 cha*ns; thence Ealt  20 chains to pointof commencement  ChaSles Leonard Flick.  --D^ed-AprikVMia-.-..   LTier*r  Land Act Notice  Kamloops Division Land District,.  district op yale  Take notice that I, Thomas A. Flynn  of Merritt    B.C.,   occupation farmer,  intends 60 days after date to apply for  permission to purchase   the   following  described lands: 6  Commencing at the post at the south  east corner of lot 122, thence south 24  chains:   thence  northerly 24  chains to  .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 Ac't^ and amendments,  thereto, are due and" payable   for  the,"  year 1910. -:,  All   taxes  collectable   for the Nicot.  Assessment District are due and pky.-,  able at the Government Office at Nicola.:  This notice in terms of Law,  is equivalent to a personal by me upon all jier^-  sons liable' for taxes. - ' j       -  "W. N. ROLFE     J^'  Deputy .Assessor and Cdlleejjbrr  Dated at Nicola. B.C. this 7th day&f  _J_anuary,_A. D.--1910.- -u -^:_L____  .,J-CZ  ,, .yy^'%  _--'V" '-?"'.%_'I  . r.    .       _\r ,-^<a  ^-_r_ili  ':��� \.  l_d  ���*r*&gif  \��i_ ^ ~ -.^vl_,w -?1  ^_-Tt_? ".j  '.      aCr-X*!  .<��� _,tv?'.  _i _r_ KirJ  fi  DI  3-  *������  V  Land Act Notice!  KAMLOOPS   -YALE    LAND  1 TRICT.   .'  Take notice that Henry Stanciiy  Cleasby, of Coutlee, farmer it-  tends to apply for permission ��jo  purchase the following- descritjfd  lands:���Commencing-   at a  J*r��   *u e"^e nortneriy ^4 chains to u*nus:���commencing-   at a nftst  ^tT^Sr^iS 'o0/ SL^te?^* *he No^ east 00$$  m^��*. .._._.. ^       ux commence   0�� Lot 537 thence West 60 chains  ment, comprising 12 acres more or less  THOMAS A. FLYNN  Dated April 4th, 1910. 8-16  EDUCATION  Education Office.  - f^  AS *�� Counc��' of Public Instruction is  lOO* ..powered, under the "Public Schools Act  il?id^ inW*001 di*?tricte in addition to those  ?i ^Sy in,existence, and to define   boundari^  defi^tlL a^ f5Pm-time to time to alter and^  andteSl,^d,1?ri^ ��f eating school districta  ana to prescribe limits for assisted schools* ��� l+ St  hereby notififed that it has plSsedttfHoSourable  thence North 20   chaih^ to Me  South line, of Naik Indian Resef m  thence   Easterly along  Reser^'  line to Nicola river, thence Soui  erly   following*   Nicola river j  Northwest   corner of *-Lot  thence   South three    cnains ,��w  point of Commencement containing 100 acres- more qi? tes.      i F  Dated February 21st. 19101  Hejiry StendlxjCl^easl  ���7%  * y  '* ^ji  _Nii  **'':*sfc^.  -u'  ������ ���*-���'.''. ���  V -i   ���-  ���' y  ** -A.** <  ���I |M��4;.-i!:,fV;.5-..v,-���..:,:.. ���  ���������iS&Sfe^^^^ *'���-/ y"7.7 '  B_il*.T7T_iK'.~c'.1.?��(iL._-. M :���*'.*--->   '.  icarry a stock of jewellery valued at $15,000 and can satisfy you  ii any line. Every article gam^^^:.:..:r-:y}u^^:^ ;,%.���./..���  ;:.;:^,_^dVyo��Vr^  *-- - ~sSci^::tre^wt!for;;ttie :&^yyy:yi:o:yy:C~&  "V'  Spieridid accomodation for to^ists and travellers  Excellent Cuisine^ Hot^i^^M^ater Baths  R^sfare^^  JSSfeS!*Vr!j-.'f^..=  He^quarters  mmyymyoyym^T^  ^|g^'9';A^v"!.;CV-'>''''*''''''';''> _���'���'-'vr-'-1'j'.'.i *���-���:'.'"'*; ���V':f'-\.; ;'���'���....������.  S^*^:'(j^l,>^:'^c-::";.^^'^,jr.:'.!- '���;/--'��� /:*r. :..-������''-.-'������-/'  fe^KY^v. 7?yy ������' -.*.';��'-:'^',:/*r-*.'_-..,i',w -,. ���_���_ ,���. -v *���/,���. .-���.,.'.. .>-���'���'.'  llf��M&g;_&vpt^  MasssoB  'yy^^-: \ ;--���"'  -iS./ii'-'V,:^  "*'"'���'.. -v^V'^'  tm&ii  wm^  -.���.'.'-���f',f".-f  ���;^g@Sir  r^piS  y- y. y _v:".';*,c-*-''<'  ^Se-i^  ItfW'^tf:  ym  ^^vvt-'-.--���;-'���������*.���;���'  '[���''-'���'C. ���'���"-*"''"(''-'  KjfriXih- A  ��i-.?^r3|  tti&S-jy  .'"'"',iiii??^  SsJl

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