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 Z&7 .*  ���1  A'  V - _ <�� r'  V;  Vol. 1, No   17  MERRITT, B. C. JUNE 10, 1910  Price 5 Cents  Nicola Valley Lumber Co.  Plans a Big New Saw Mill  Negotiations Are Now Under  Way for Big  New Plant  A large new sawmill will in all  probability be erected by the  Nicola Valley Lumber Co. at  Canford.' .Ever since the old  mill was burned down nearly two  years ago the company has been  operating at a greatdisadvantage.  -With 6000 acres of timber  limits at. their disposal there is  plenty pf'material.to keep a good  sized mill running for many  year's. "Negotations are now under way for the erection of a big  new mill and one that will meet  -the-future as'well as the present  requirements- of -the company.  It will be fitted out with the most  modern machinery and plant and  will largely obviate' the: embarr  assment at present experienced  through the.absence of a sufficient supply "of lumber.  through which you pass. Another fact was demonstrated and  it was this���the Reo car, is not  alone fast and safe but it is well  adapted to the roads as they are  found in the Nicola valley and  contiguous districts. It has remarkable powers of endurance.  In the words of the automobile  man "it stands up well".  A Mbtor Drive  Over to Kamloops  -?\'i- -  . *  f,  One of the Finest. of Tourist  'Routes in Upper Country  To travel; from Merritt to Kamloops and back in an automobile  is a delightful experience  and  opens up one of the finest tourist  routes in the province.  '   ;Last week,a party  comprising  M: L. Grimmett; J. P.   Boyd,  J:  A. Conklin,"O.  R.  Thomas and  ��� S. N.  Dancey made  the  trip in  , the-latter's new Reo touring car  anda,most delightful,trip it was.  Leaving Merritt just at noon  on  Thursday, the; party . stayed   a  short "time at Nicola before proceeding to Quilchena for. lunch.;  The Gilmore hill is a dangerous  spot.    It *~isr hard- for a car to  negotiated but'the big Reo made  it look .like a level stretch   and  under ttie* clever direction of Mr.  "Thomas; an expert" driver from  -ther-coast,���excellent ��� time   was  made. .  ~"_^6i^rieari3rtw>"hours theparty  stopped at Quilchena after which  they pulled out for Kamloops  making the run-;in a little' over  two hours. The. road is an excellent one, though hilly in places  but it makes,, a delightful path  for.' an automobile. Kamloops  was reached just shortly after 5  o'clock the run.. from Merritt  having been made in about three  hours.  But the most delightful feature of -the trip was yet to come.  One has. to enjoy an early morn-  ing;drive,to know and appreciate  its beauty. On the return trip  the party left Kamloops shortly  before 5 o'clock Saturday morning. The pure, fresh air of the  earlytn morning was certainly  invigorating and with nature at  its best the attractiveness of- the  journey was greatly enhanced.  A-little delay was occasioned  through horses on the road but  in spite of .that the run to Merritt  was made in a little better than  three hours. Breakfasting before they'left Kamloops the entire  party was in' a happy spirit and  enjoyed to^-he full the pleasure  of the outing.  . Mr. Thomas who has driven  cars in all parts of the coast,  sajrs that he never encountered a  better country road. Not alone  for its good roadbed it is Worthy  but for.the wealth of scenic  effect that embroiders it and in  places makes a veritable avenue  WHAT WAS .MADE  The reports presented to the  executive of the Merritt Athletic  Association Tuesday evening affecting the Victoria day celebration showed that over and .above  all expenses and with the property of the club fully "cleared  there was a balance in the bank  of upwards of ond hundred dollars.   ,:  the  was  THE DIAMOND VALE  The'staff at No..3 mine of  Diamond Vale Collieries Co.  substantially increased this week  and the plant has been put, into  operation.^ The shipment of coal  will start shortly and. the -company proposes to* operate on - an  elaborate scale in the very , near  future.   ,- \\77:! ; .,-*:' s-     '    "'  DR   TUTTIL BUYS ,CAR  Dr. G. H. Tutill has purchased  one of the 1910 models of the Ford  runnabout car through C. R.  Thomas of the Vancouver Auto &  Cycle Co. The car is one of the  finest on the market, neat and attractive in design, simple in  mechanism, and fast and serviceable in operation. It will be a decided convenience to this well  known member of the local medical fraternity in making his calls  about the town and district. Mr.  Thomas, who negotiated the sale  is confident that he can place a  number of cars through this .district. He is one of the best salesmen on the coast and with ; the  keen eye and good judgement of  the shrewd and tactful vendor be  appreciates the local, situation  fully and feels assured that ��� the  time is ripe for the introduction  of the automobile into Nicola  valley.      - .    ���, '.-'  GOLDWIN SMITH DEAD  Dr. Goldwin Smith, the great  Canadian economist, author and  historian, died at his home in Toronto, Tuesday afternoon. He had  been ill for some time as the result  of an accident last winter when  lie fell and broke his thigh.     '  .,��� A  -.  Additional Locals       ?  s  _VB. Gladwin of North Vancouver is here on a visit to his son  at Aspen Grove. ,'  C. I. Wilson one of -the directors of the Coal Hill syndicate is  here looking over the property.  He is accompanied by G. Brydon  an expert, formerly with the  Dunsmui'r* company.  Miss Annie, Olson is visiting  Mrs. F. Howse at Nicola,   _"  .  B. ���W. Garratt of Vancouver is  in this district looking over the  situation with a view to' investment: He is a guest'of'"C. S.  Hubbs.  Plans have been completed  for the visitof the local, Oran'ge"-  men to Kamloops on July 12 and  there promises to be a' good representation. The special train  which has already been announced, will prove a great .convenience.     .  ���- . -  A' meeting of "the publicity  board for Nicola valley was held  in the Bank of Montreal, Nicola,  yesterday and it was decided ;to  undertake the publication of "an  illustrated book (at once. ��� This  book will be. fully descriptive of'  the district'and should,be'a credit'to the'bpard as well" as" the  valley. Those present "at yesterday's meeting were A. W.  Strickland, W..E. Duncan, Geo.  Murray and S., N. Dancey the  only absentee being M. L. Grimmett.  . Mrs. Kirby- is back from a two"  weeks' visit with friends at Vancouver.        ���        ���  A mounted parade of 'D"  squadron, British Columbia  Horse, has been called for Merritt tomorrow afternoon. This  is the first public drill.  A. W. McVittie returned yesterday from the Aspen Grove  district where he has been looking over some land.  The local hotels report a heavy  season so far. Every night the  rooms are all taken and in some  instances the accommodation has  been over taxed.  The biggest train pulled out of  Merritt to date was that of Tuesday morning. There were twenty-five cars of coal,��tencars'of  cattle, a baggage coach and passenger ear. The mines are putting out an unusually large  amount of coal these days, the  daily shipment reaching well over  twenty ears. If present conditions continue June will be the  largest month in the History of  the mines.'        . ���   '���-��� *; '  M. L. Grimmett has rearranged  his weekly programme and in 'future will visit Merritt on Monday,  Wednesday and Friday, staying  at Nicola for Tuesday; Thursday  and Saturday. .  William Harmon and" Val -V.  Crockett have purchased-S. N.  Dancey's Reo touring car and  have placed it on the livery. Mr.  Crockett who has completed his  drilling operations for the- Diamond Vale Co. will operate . the  car. Mr. Dancey is bringing in a  new and larger car, expecting it  here tonight or Monday.  Big Shipment of Cattle  Out of Nicola This Week  BALL FANS TO MEET MONDAY  Organization Work Will be   Completed  in Readiness for the Season  Every baseball fan in Merritt  or Nicola as well as those who  share the least interest in the  great summer game are asked to  attend a meeting at the Cold-  water hotel on Monday evening  next when the organization work  for the ensuing season will be  completed.'  The season is now well advanced but the boys have been indulging in practice work so that  they are in fairly good condition.  But organization work is necessary. There should be a directing head and it is towards this  end that the meeting has been  called for Monday evening.  Kamloops is looking for a  game. Princeton is. casting  longing eyes this way in search  of glory and other towns are  looking for a clash with the Nicola  valley bunch and with a good fast  team, such as there is today in  this district, no effort should be  spared by the promoters and supporters of the game to place the  local club on a good footing and in  that way facilitate the work of a  season.  ROSS FOR CABINET  Victoria, June 10.���A change  will shortly, take place" in the  provincial .cabinet .by which Hon.  Price Ellison will become minister of finance and agriculture  and the' portfolio of lands now  heldby Mr. Ellison will go to  William Ross, Conservative whip  and member for Fernie. -  Early Days iii Nicola Valley  By George   Murray,   Nicola.  Miss" Gertrude-Fernaville, of  Vancouver, is a guest of Mr. and  Mrs. H. E. Forsyth at Middlesboro.    :   ��� '   -  A. W." McVittie left this morning for Vancouver and Victoria  and''will be- away for several  dajs. W. E. Green is expected  up from the coast next week.  The Kamloops city band has  been secured for the Dominion  day celebration at Nicola and it  is almost assured that a special amount  train will be provided from Kamloops for that day. -* The committees in charge of the enterprise  had a meeting at Nicola last  night when plans were further  advanced. It was decided to set  aside.$70 as well as special prizes  for small sports and $350 and  specials'for the horse racing.  It is reported that Archdeacon  Pentreath, well' known through  this district, was-chosen as Bishop of Westminster, to succeed the  late Bishop Dart...  ,,,  Mrs. J. J. Plummer, wife of the  secretary of the Nicola Valley  Coal and Coke Co., with her child  is a guest at the Merritt- hotel.  She will remain for a couple of  weeks. '     '      �� -���  FOR' SALE���A draughtman's  certificate from the International  Correspondence Schools, valued  at $80. Can be had cheap. Apply  F. A. Reed, care of G. B. Armstrong..  In the vicinity now known  as  "Quilch^narbut"formally"a"s_HariT  ilton Hill, there were settled Mr.  Blackburn and family, Miss Log-  gie,   now   Mrs.   Kirkpatrick   of  Grand Prairie, Robert Hamilton,  part owner and manager of the  Hamilton ranch, Mr. McCormick  road   superintendent,   Mr.   and  Mrs. Florin Mickle, also Mr. and  Mrs. Wheeler Mickle and young  family.    Of the above Mrs. Florin Mickle is now  the only  resident in the valley, and although  no longer youthful in  years she  is still youthful in  spirit,   active  in good work and displaying an  of   vigor   and   energy,  which many of her juniors fail  to show.    It is the earnest hope  of her numerous friends that she  will enjoy  many  years of happiness and prosperty.     The few  residents of  by-gone years still  remaining in  the  valley  hardly  realize the changes wrought in  the flight of time.     To them the  changes   have   come   gradually.  Only   when   reflection   bids   us  consider,   that but   one   of the  above early residents is still with  us, do we realize what effacement  is wrought by the passing years.'  Quilchena was a portion of the  wide field .which the writer enjoyed visiting.    The Blackburns,  Mickles and Triangle were cheerful homes, and offered   a  glad  welcome.    Difficulties and trials  they no doubt had, as early settlers had to insure themselves to  such.    But  those of whom we  write wore a cheerful countenance   and   were   hopeful    amid  trials and privations.    It did one  good to meet the gehialand hospitable Bob Hamilton,   who- had  the faculty . of t looking  at the  sunny   side   of', conditions   and  events.   Words and acts of kind-  ness flowed from a., generous  "heart, which much of the rough  side of life had not hardened.  His mining experience extended  over the leading camps on the  Pacific Coast and through the interior of British Columbia. We  regarded him as one who would  shrink from doing a mean thing.  When the Triangle passed into  other hands he sought a home on  the east side of the Rockies,  where he died a few years ago.  Douglas Lake, now the scene  of the extensive operations of  the Douglas Lake Cattle Company, had but four settlers at the  time of our first visit to that  section of Nicola. John Douglas,  of Scottish parentage, was the  first to locate in that quarter.  The location is one of great  beauty and-utility. For several  miles in every direction, the rolling hills were covered with luxuriant bunch-grass and abundantly watered with kikes and  streams. Mr. Douglas who had  examined stock-runs in different  countries, considered the grazing  in Nicola the best he had seen,  both for nutritious and abundant  grass and a plentiful supply of  water. Mr. Douglas was a  shrewd Scot, and foresaw a great  day for British Columbia. He  came to British Columbia in declining health, and while he did  not expect complete restoration,  was satisfied that the change to  the interior of the Province had  prolonged his years. He was a  successful rancher, and had he  recovered health would no doubt  have been a large land-owner  and extensive stock-raiser. His  influence was arrayed on the side  of good citizenship. *He took an  active interest in both church  and state.   '  Thomas Johnston for so many  years section boss on the Canadian Pacific railway, at Nicola and  previously at other points on the  mainline has been superannuated. He will retire, from active  service in the course of a few  days and will go back east for a  -vacation���Mr.-Johnston���is-one  of the most popular men ever  associated with the C.P.R. service in this district and his host  of warm, friends throughout the  yalley will learn with pleasure of  his success in reaching the sphere  of leisure after so many years of  good hard work. That he will  enjoy to the full the rest that he  has so well earned is the ardent  wish that will follow him wherever he goes.  Princeton won from Hedley in  baseball, the boys' from the  Nickle Plate camp being outclassed. Nicola Valley would  like to get a game on with one  or both of these teams.  The Minto cup holders just reversed the score of the previous  week in their game with Vancouver last.Saturday. It was one of  the biggest crowds of the season  that congregated in Queen's park  New Westminster, to see the Royals turn the trick. The score was  9 to 4. The Vancouver team was  seriously disorganized but made a  game fight of it. This win puts  the Royals in the lead for the provincial lacrosse championship but  the Vancouvers say that they are  going to even up matters at home  tomorrow.  There is some talk of organizing  a lacrosse team in the valley. A  number of good players are available and with the infusion of new  blood a pretty good aggregation  could be gathered together.  Over Two Hundred Head and  an Average of 1357 lbs.  Nicola valley has long since  been recognized as one of the  foremost live stock producing  districts in British Columbia but  this year's record promises to  eclipse that of any previous year  not alone in the number of head  shipped   but in quality as well.  " You can look for the biggest  year yet" declared Robert Lyons  buyer for P. Burns & Co. We  have appointed McCulloch Bros.,  at Aspen Grove as our buyers  and we propose to scour" every  part of the district. I will devote my attention to the Kamloops territory for a time and.  will then come to Nicola."  "How about the Okanagan  this year? was asked.  "We will have to be shipping -  cattle into the Okanagan before,'  very long.    The supply - there is  very scarce this year."  Mr.   Lyons was in   charge of  ten cars of cattle on the outgoing,  train Tuesday   morning. - These,  cattle, .202 head in    all,   were,  shipped   from Nicola . by    the  Douglas Lake Cattle Co.   It was  the finest   bunch of cattle that-  ever went out of the valley. The  total weight for the 202 head was .  274.114 pounds or an average of -  1357 pounds to" the head.  "It is the finest' lot. of cattle  that P. Burns & Co: e*ver bought-  They beat the  best  that "ever  came from the prairies   to' say  nothing of this province."   And.  they   looked the part.    "Nicola -  bunch grass is the best feed you  can  get   for  cattle.    You; can .  take that  from   me." " That is-  the way  that Mr. Lyons put it.  This*-welU  to be a  STILL ANOTHER BOUQUET  The drive of beef shipped last  week from Tamberton ranch to  the Vancouver Prince Rupert  Meat market proved to be the  heaviest shipment received by  that company from any part of  the -upper-country,  known ranch promises  large contributor to the cattle  shipments for the ensuing year.  , -O ���  Many Thousands  In Local Realty  Sale of Town Lots and Ranch  Properties During Week  Many sales were recorded by  the local realty brokers during  the past week. A number of  outside investors have been in  the valley and two or three  ranch properties as well as town  property have changed hands.  The influx of outside money increases with each succeeding  week and it is estimated that at  least $50,000 of foreign money  was placed here.  ' The Southern B. C. Lands Co.  as well'as the Nicola Valley Investment and Land Co. Ltd. put  through the more important  deals and have several others in  the process of negotiation.  'WESTERN LEAGUE  Vancouver still leads the Northwestern league with Tacoma  second and Spokane third. Seattle is in the cellar position.  The Beavers lost a ten inning  game at Spokane on Tuesday but  evened up in yesterday's' game  when they pulled out a win over  the Indians.  /   :���'__  >77\  ��� - , %  '<->._  ���*"   1 if  v. '*  ��� ��� _���*���?  *    A.  .."   >�����  .   'K *  '"���_  i  jyi  L*5u-tttv*..ie����rf��* /  ���wwiTBtgy ley1"  I  THEjNICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, June. 10, 1910  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  PROPRIETOR  MERRITT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Merritt Livery and Feed Stable  Saddle Horses, and Single and Double Drivers  on Shortest Notice.  Good accomodation for horses. Express meets  all trains.    Buggies for hire.  ft. 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.  i. -  it'-  Spend   your summer vacation at  SAVONAS  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, Proprietor  June the  Month of Brides  1   ;��� -I:-1*..!  In anticipation of the numerous happy events, which  will be celebrated in British Columbia during the month, we  have purchased in many markets both at home and abroad,  innumerable lines" from which may be chosen suitable wedding gifts.  We direct your attention to our catalogue, through the  illustrations of which is represented our extensive stock of  high quality.  Remember, our prices are exceedingly low on account  of the enormous product handled yearly.  You wish to save money, you would not be human   if you  did   not.  _-_VV_riteJ!or-our_catalogue,-and-save_from_30_to_50_per_cent. Prompt.  service rendered. ���       '  Henry Birks & Sons, Limited  Jewelery Mail Order House  Geo. E. Trorey, Man. Dir. ' Vancouver, B. C.  STAT!  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.  American Farmers Turning Their  i Paces Towards Western Canada  1 ���   -^=====^=======-������-  1  The following eulogy of Western Canada is taken from the  News Bureau, of Boston, Mass.,  for which paper it was specially  written reflects the feeling of  Americans over the exodus to  Canada:  "Last year 91,000 Americans  crossed over the line to become  Canadian       farmers. They  brought $100,000,000 capital.  This season 25,000 Americans a  month are flocking to Canadian  farms, and they will bring $200,-  000,000. * Moreover, 30,000 immigrants from northern Europe  are arriving monthly.. I doubt  if there ever was before, in the  history of the world, such a vast  immigration as that now flowing  into the Canadian Northwest. It  deserves the closest scrutiny of  the people of the United States.  It is not at all pleasant, from an  American point of view, to see  in one year 200,000 Americans,  pioneer- farmers, transplant  themselves and their household  goods to another country.  Wherein lies the great advantages of the Canadian Northwest  over the western states, whence  this immigration comes ? At  Pincher Creek a" farmer who had  lived in Kansas 20 years bought  480 acres five years ago.' Two  years ago he grew 8000 bushels  of wheat off 200 acres and sold  it for $5,600. Last year he raised  12,000 bushels off 250 acres and  sold it'for $10,000, or 85 cents a  bushel. His profits from, 250  acres of wheat in Alberta last  year were greater than all his  profits from farming during 20  years in' Kansas. This is the  tale every American settler . in,  Canada sends back. He is certain of a crop of winter wheat in  Albertaof. 40,:to-60 bushels an  acre, while in Kansas he was  lucky if he harvested 12 to  14.  Thirty bushels an acre in Alberta is a very poor crop ; 45 is  an'; average.  GIFTS  OP CLIMATE *  Alberta and Saskatchewan  farmers grumble' if they do not  harvest 100 bushels of oats to the  acre. Barley grows equally well,  likewise potatoes, hay, tomatoes,  peas, beans, cauliflowers and  other vegetables. The soil of  Alberta and Saskatchewan is as  rich as that of Ohio and Indiana  before     over-cropping,    neglect  ��11>,. i'i  and under-cultivation had done  their worst. The climate of Alberta and Saskatchewan is superior to that of any state in the  Mississippi valley for .growth of  wheat, barley, oats, hay and  vegetables. Alberta and Saskatchewan are in the same latitude  and have a similar climate to  Normandy, Belgium, Holland,  Denmark and Germany, whose  beef, pork, poultry, eggs, butter,  milk and cheese are famous. No  such vegetable gardens, meadows and(grain fields as theirs exist either in southern Europe or  United States. Belgium has a  foreign commerce of $2,500,-  000,000 yearly, and it has not  25 per cent of the area of New  York state. The basis of that  foreign trade is its farms. Belgian exports of farm products  exceed those of Canada and the  United States together.  The long summer days, and the  not too ardent rays of the midsummer sun, ripen vegetables,  hay and grain in Alberta and in  British Columbia, and in Holland, Belgium and Denmark,  slowly, but they have an" abundance and a flavor unknown  where the summer days are fierce  and hot. Rainfall and ��� snowfall  makes a still greater difference.  British Columbia, Alberta and  Saskatcnewan are all in that zone  where the prevailing winds are  from the southwest, over from  the Pacific, bearing warmth and  moisture to the fruitful prairie  lands. Calgary has a milder  winter climate than Boston or  Kansas City, just as have Brussels and Berlin. The Saskatchewan valley, extending from  Hudson Bay to British Columbia  and Montana, has the most extensive area of fertile black"  loam soil in the world. Sometimes for 200 miles you cannot  discover a rock or a gravel bed,  and this immense area is watered with ten thousand streams  and rivulets.  ANOTHER EMPIRE  British Columbia is another  empire, for it is ��� co-extensive  with Great Britain, Ireland and  Germany: Its coast line is  equal to that of all nations  bordering the- Mediterranean.  Its fisheries and its mineral  wealth excel the world. It boasts  of 3000 miles of lake and' river  transportation.- The energy of  25,000,000 horses can be harnessed in its rivers. ��� The Columbia  and the Fraser. spread out in the  interior into chains of lakes that  have no parallel for beauty or  grandeur.  More wonderful is its magnificent climate. I-have seen cultivated orchards on plateaux and  hillsides 4000 feet above sea vlevel  and have eaten apples, pears,  peaches and cherries grown in  these British Columbia valleys,- of  a flavor more delicate and luscious  than any I had ever tasted. Its  valleys when cleared and cultivated, make most1 luxurious pastures;  its vegetable gardens are unsurpassable;, its-dairy products excel  those of Munster and of Normandy;'and there is'ample room for  50,000,000 people. '    "  ; There are 250,000,000 acres of  rich wheat lands, waiting the  plow. Last, year the Canadian  Northwest grew, nearly 150,000,  000 bushels; this year it will probably grow 200,000,000 bushels,'  that is, it will grow more wheat  than Australia and Argentine  together, in 1910. /It will keep"  increasing its wheat production  by 50,000,000 yearly. . In 20 years  the Canadian Northwest will be  growing more wheat and raising  more" hogs and cattle, than either  the United States or Russia, and  Canada will be a nation of 20,000  000.- ��� -  -       -,...-     :-.<.  -Let-no-man���think-  Cana-  da's vast wheat fields are going  to flood the world with Jlour.  The annual consumption of wheat  is now increasing at the rate of  100,000,000 bushels; 50,000,000  of this increased" consumption  will come from the Canadian  Northwest.  WHAT THE FARMER FLEES .FROM  The farmers who went out a  generation ago into Kansas, Nebraska, the Dakotas and Minnesota know their farms are run  down, but they can sell for $100  or $150 an acre, and moye to  Canada and buy the most fertile  lands for $20 or $30 an acre, close  to a railroad. They won't goto  Texas, for they have had enough  of drought. The farmers of  Minnesota and the Dakotas, who  have had 20 years' experience  of J. J. ��� Hill's methods of fixing  freight rates, don't want to go  to Montana or ' Oregon, or any  other state where Mr. ',Hill can  fix rates. Pioneer farmers along  Mr. Hill's railways from-St. Paul  to Seattle are selling out their  farms and crossing the Canadian  line. A great deal of this is  due to the undue discrimination  of the railways against the farmer, to the collusion of the rail-,  ways or their subserviency to  the beef trust. For 15 years the  beef trust and the railways got  all the profits there was in the  raising of sheep, hogs and cattle  arid now there is. a deplorable  anion  Remember You  Best  Want   the  j,  iit.r  The Fraser Valley Nurseries are  amongst the oldest and best established  in the province. "  ~,:- '7'"*03:**'  ,    ��� : > ���-    .a vj>\ v  Hundreds   of   fruit   growers    can .  . testify to the splendid value of the trees '"  , they .purchased from us. .  . r _]        I',! ''Ill/,  Good value with reasonable prices '  form- a good  combination.     Get  your0'"   "'"  -   -   orders in now.' " "'     '  *. _*-'"'��''  Fraser Valley Nurseries -  Local Representative :     F. G. Moore, Lytton, B. C.  Mr. Moore will be .in Nicola valley in* a* few days.  '��� *5>  7-y,1  Pottie's  '.":)  >!  ,1*  Urine Powders  Worm Powders  Condition    "  Hoof Ointment  *        _.    1        1 ���*   :���  - 1     "��� ���! %     u'J*Ti^'''a    _.  ''   . - ".,*     ',1.  '     *,_.���      X~J V Xj��'  Cough Mixtures  Colic: Drench,^  Blood Tonic <r  ... >-, .it  :��� "/j ]..  Gall Salve;  '���.IJtW-i  >���.'!���..'  ���ZZT-  ,; t:  if,-  *TT  Opportunity  ,'  sf.M  !..>_._._���  SIX LOTS  on Quilchena  Avenue       ';*;;  Cash $50     :  ; Balance Monthly Payments. ..,,  This opportunity will only call on  'Ji   V  you once.  WRITE  ���hit  >'.'.!_  The Southern B.C. Land & Mines  Merritt, B.C.  Nicola, B.C.  I.    "5  f.<��  t   i.T.UC..  Electric Oil  Unrivalled as a'Throat Linamerit in all affections   of the  -   Throat, Shoulder, Round Bone and Tendon'Lameness/.'  . -.     j4'i"--'.i   "r ~.'\*'���;'-,.'  We Prepare ,a Remedy for Every Complaint. -  , , Your Druggist Keeps Them..' "'��� -J."'^ ''!  POTTIE & SONS  250. Duffer in Streetl .Varicoiiyer.  -   y   r       .'     .    -     - ���.'���'.   rr\ -J'  shortage of .beef, hogs and sheep,  his security holders thaij Cana-  1       t j~t        )  . 1 ii ��� 1      * __(���      1 ��� -n! "-Off���*"'     __     J   '     ii'    ���____'* i_    ���  In Canada-there is no beef  trust, no private lines of refrir  gerator- cars, no express companies owned by the chief railroad magnates,,, no stockyards  owned,.by trusts, .and. all .telegraph, express arid ^railroad rates  are under control of the Dominion railway, commission. There  is no appeal from its orders.  'Mr.'' .Hill's' Great .' Northern  does not earn half the, money  earned by Canadian Pacific, yet  he distributes   more' .money   to  dian I^aciffc . and all .its,v'subsidiaries combined.'. Th^tl' one  fact is luminous. J, commend it  to railroad presidents wh'o are  seeking to, stem, this tidal''wave  of immigration into the Canadian  Northwest.. All the irrigation  projects in the world, nor "all the  millions that can ba spent on ���  reclamation, won't hold;' these  farmers in ; tlie ' states, so', long  as high cost of. living)',\high  freight' rates, ancl fear of' short  crops and-high taxes continue. ' �� 'Friday, -7June 10, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY��NEWS  NEW' FEtfER ATION  OF SOUTH AFRICA  !  FT.  i?  3  I  1  K  is  *J  !  it  a.  ft  5 1  ?i  ft  i  y  8'  '  Four' Cblonies Joinod Their Fortunes on  First Day of June  f Capetown, June 5. ^On June 1,  the four South African Colonies  merged their political systems  and came under the administration of a single central government. The long crises which  culminated in the war divided  South Africa into two hostile  damps. On the one side were  the supporters of Republican  ambitions and of Boer racial ascendency, on the other hand the  supporters of British supremacy  a*hd of a' racial equality. The  surrender of Vereeniging marked the' definite triumph of the  British;.view. The main taproot  of bitterness, the irreconcilable  conflict erfibodied in the existence  of rival flags and incompatible  political systems,in- a singularly,  homogeneous* country,'' was cut'  away. The cleavage, indeed,  still continued. The defeated  party remained in existence,, a  p^rty 'organized ~on ' racial lines  arid primarily for racial objects.  But its leabers wisely recognized that those objects did not  jtaclude .thejre versa j ofthe;,. yer-  -dict-of~the-war,-and -concentrated their energies on the organization of ctheir own supporters  anidAon rallying fresh -support* byr  Vigorous;criticism.of the administration of the victors. The British on the other hand, once -sa-  tisfie'd that the issue; of:-the ;flag  had been settled and,that,British  institutions were to,preyail,were  content to dismiss the racial  question! from their minds and  be&an.to. give play,, to jtheir natural instinct of criticizing the  government of the, day. By the  force of electoral gravitation' the'  dissatisfied _f elements .were absorbed by the solidly organized  Boer parties in the several. Colonies. .-"v"' \ yy,  pealed is' to enforce if strictly.  But why such haste? The making'of laws is, a serious'business.  Why '��� cannot legislators fully  realize that fact and proceed  cautiously and slowly.  With the growth of democracy  in this country, laws must be  based on reason and justice. A  lawns valuable not because it is  a law, but because there is right  in it. Certain it is that we have  too much law these days; if we  had less of it, of a better type  and with a stricter enforcement,  it would be to the lasting advantage of the Canadian people.  Ottawa Journal.  Al Johnston is back from Merritt and is now sawyer for the  Similkameen Lumber Co. ���  Princeton Star.  Kamloops now has drop letter  boxes.  The forestry commission has  resumed its sitting at Victoria.  A. S. Goqdeve, M.P., is chairman.  VALUING A GRADE  The provincial government has  named Robert F.Green as its representative on the valuation  board that will place a value on  the old grade of'the Midway and  Vernon railway before it is taken  over by the Kettle Valley Co.  Labor claims will have preference and the value of* the road-  beJd has depreciated considerably  because of lack of attention. It  is now up to the Kettle Valley  railway company to appoint a  member for the board and then  a third -will be -.appoi'uted"' by  these two.  NEW TRAIN-SERVICE i  ' ��� As previously -' announced "��� in  The News the new double train  service on the C.P.R. went into  effect >iast Sunday. The local  branch "train changed its running  time"on Monday not leaving until 10 o'clock from Merritt.  ''      '" ��� O '  Lytton's Popnlar Hotelry  Baiilie Hotel  Good   Meals,   Good Comfortable  Beds and Best Serv'ce.     Rates  Reasonable.  Walter C. Keeblfc  Proprietor,  LYTTON, B.C.  Buy Your Girl a  Box of Bon Bons  New stock of Candies and confectionery has just arrived and  prices are right.  BILLIARDS AND POOL  TONSORIAL PARLORS  W. E.   BROWN  OLD LEONARD  STAND  Provincial News  .^f*tr,<orw��sl',*SAi',*,*��'>mi'''*'��'V��^  TOO MANY BAD LAWS  Thereas a certain amount of  'trutTi":in '^the^ofr "made^ charge-  that many of the laws placed on  the ^statute, books of this country  arefboth ill-advised and hastily  considered.  The mojiermdrif t< is too /much  towards ^legislation. '<The public  imagineslthal^ll evils'' may J&e  legislated out*|tf existence. Such  is not always^fthe easel In^the  interpretation of half-digested  statutes;* antfjirifthe enforcement  of unreasonable ordinances, the  grayest of   administrative   diffi  culties often present -themselves.   ��� ��� ��-. w.����_..�� _.���_____... v.v.i 11- ��_tC��_.\__���Ulicfcu-U11C  best way  to get ,a bad law,���, re-;  MERRITT  The ratepayers >of Winnipeg  have granted one million and a  half dollars for the Centennial  exposition.  So successful has the experiments with 'peat Wen' that the  federal government Js - contemplating the provision of station  throughout'the" country so" as ~ to  give the farmers ,cheap fuel.  The'Grand" Trunk' ~.Pacific  people plan to locate their .terminal sites in Fort George next  year, probably on the reservation.*  The Okanagan river^c_redge~"*is  removing ttiejbar from the mouth  oj the Okanalgan river, and will  straighten and-deepen- the~ch'an-'  ���nel-in,places.,-t^,^   . r?>,.v.,.~ ������*��*--  The final dividend of "the defunct York Loan Co. will shortly  be paidJas .-there is^but one huri-  drVd-thousand-doliars-worth-of  land left to sell. ���  NOTICE  Season 1910'  Imported pure bred Clydesdale  Stallion  BARON    .  DERBY  i  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 _Quins-  harden ranch, E)ot, B. C, and  at points between Quinsharden  ranch and Merritt during ,the  season." ' ��� "  '*' ���   ��� l  .See posters for further particulars "as to dates etc.    ,  Imported   pure , bred   Hackney  [Tony Stallion  Harriestoun   .  ... Meteor  No. '10892, Hackney. Horse Society-  of Great Britain and Ireland.  Fodlded in 1907, sired by'Johnie  ���Cope-outof - Little -Pollie Perkins  by Sir Waldie, will serve a limited number of broken mares at  Quinsharden .ranch,',,Dot, ,B. C,  during this season.^"'      *"*  YrMares must not exceed 141-2  Hands in heightr _,!  ."^Harriestoun? Meteor was^ the  ���winner of first in Junior-Stallion  closs and in the Pony Champion  class-afcthe recent-Horse'Show^  in Vancouver.  Terms  $20.00  for the Season.  1 * <  "Hr"ABBOTT,"  If you want* the best service for  your money when in Kamloops  you should stop ot the  Dominon Motel  We pride ourselves on the'1 dining  room service we give to'the pubic  and our other departments are  equally well sustained.  W. R. GRAHAM, Proprietor  _ .       _  , Kamloops, B.C.  We are offering the public special prices  on goods recently purchased at a reduction on  cost. In this line we have" something to suit  everyone and we are adding all our winter  underwear. Each and every garment we will  sell at 33 1-3 per cent off the regular mark for  two weeks to clear. This is a genuine reduction sale. Call and get a bargain and be convinced at the old stand.  G. B. Armstrong,  MERRITT,  B.C.  ���  Globe Hotel  T  ���   LYTTON, B.tCv"\  One of the 'oldest' arid ''    -  best   hostelries   in   the" ^  district.     Good  accommodation in' all depart-  partments.  A. F.   HAUTIER,   -- Prop.  '     LYTTON,' B. C.  The B. an<  Automobile Co.  7 " showProowk';'    4'  r ~ New Mas6nic'Temple31dg.  Cor. Georgia and' SeymourVSts.  -   *  Vancouver,^B.^C.:y>���>. -���  P. O. Box 367.  The''  The  The:  REO        FORD      iWHITE  Good  comfortable  rooms  and excellent dining service.    Rates .are*  reasonable.-   Just give us a  call.    Representative meets "all ;trains..  McjC^vary & Yeasey, Prprietow  Ashcroft, B. C.  I  The future of Merritt as a Commercial, Industrial and  Mining centre is now assured  The Kettle Valley Railway will be Built  at an Early Date .. ;  >      ,  _   1  -.f��  Acre and half acre blocks at Merritt at today's prices  will prove^ prdJFitabl^"Buyhigi' Only a limited dumber  to sell.    Prices and full particulars from:  4 V  ' r    i i    >f  Diamond  r;\vi  7-tt  eTernistto suit all  "     purses  Merritt, E. C.  y.  s&if'  J. P. BOYD  li'rt&M  Manager.  ���&<  w  The Beauty Spot of British Columbia  HOPE  Picturesquely situated along the banks of the Fraser River and  a history as romantic as the place is beautiful. ^  Coiquahalla Hotel  We can offer you scenic beauty, comfort and pleasure^what ,  more do you want.    Good hunting and fishing.    Future railroad centre.  Fred. Parnaby, Proprietor ;:  Coiquahalla Hotel Hope, B. C.  ���"* I have opened a store, in the Roberts'; Store ./Building, [ Front  St., Nicola, B.C. Grbcenes/lConfecfionary,'" Fruits, Cigars^  Tqbacco^;Jewelery and;*Notions always"in stocky I have also  a stock of Men's Overalls, 'Smocks," Sfiirts,"Underwear, Collars,   Ties,   Belts, Etc.,also Graniteware,* Glassware/China-  ��� ware and-Tinware, .that I will dispose of at a very low figure.  "The'bestlsf^goods.- 'Quick~sales���arid" smaii_profitsf is~my"  - motto,.x Call and be convinced.; '        ?t  '   A.L. LEONARD,  Proprietor:  I! -  "���_��� ^B  '-* . 1 ~  j'"        ____'  ;the''best investment you can  get and this is particularly  true of  KAMLOOPS  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 out-  side eca'pital 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 ourlin*  in Kamloops.  t  Harness a  Saddlery  Harness, Robes, Blankets,  Trunks, Valises, etc. always  in stock. {  -  Poultry and Stock Foods.  Best of satisfaction in all  departments.       Prices    are .  right.    ' '  '���'Agent for Mendelsolm^and  Heintzman Pianos.   ���        ~  N. J. BARWICIT  Nicola  Ntrritt  ���   ft  When in North Bend ��t<j%> at  CP.R. riot|l  You can get the best satiB-  faction for your money. Locq]  trains stop  thirty minutes fox  lunch.   We  have the name of  ' *���-'  keeping one of the best hostf  elries along, the line.  '--   ��> ��� ��<_ t j       .           j(  J. C. Clarence!  Manager  rc.  si  a- fty-i ?";_nj';!(. .�� vy"' n *������< \., THE-NICOLA-'VALLEY NEWS  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  Subscription $2.00 a year in  advance.  Six months $1.00  EDITOR        - - -"       S. N. DANCEY  One dollar per inch per month fer rcprula advertising-. Land and water noticea $7.50 for 60  days.   $5.00 for SO days.  Classified advertising 10 words for 25 cents  extra words 2 cents.  Special rates furniBhcd for large contract advertising..  Address  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Merritt. B.C.  P.O, Box 20  THE COAL INDUSTRY  That there is a bright future  before   the mining industry in  this district is now fully assured.  We have previously  commented  upon   the possibilities  that the  field offers and fresh evidence of  the realization of these possibil-  , ities is coming to hand from day  to day.    Now that the Diamond  Vale Co. has resumed work we  can look for a larger coal output.  The Nicola Valley Coal and Coke  Co. is considering plans for enlarging their plant and  that too  means betterment of conditions.  The Coal   Hill   syndicate gives  promise of an early plant and the  Pacific  Coast Collieries are, already     installing      machinery.  There is no reason  why there  should not be a daily output of  nearly two thousand tons from  the various local  mines  within  the space of six months.     That  means the employment of nearly  one thousand men:     We as a  people should give the coal operators as well as the men the  fullest possible measure of encouragement for it means everything  to  them.     Nicola valley  "has already won a high  place  amongst the coal producing districts of the province and with  improved transportation facilities  we should secure  the   premier  place.     ___*   LAURIER RETIRING  A despatch from Ottawa is to  the effect that Sir Wilfrid Laur-  ier will shortly retire and that  the leaders of the party are al  ready framing plans to provide  for a successor. In the contest  of 1908 Sir Wilfrid told the  people of Canada vthat it would  be his last fight and while the  leading lights of the Liberal  forces are retiscent in the matter  it is a patent fact that they are  quietly preparing for a retirement.  A statesman is born only once  in a generation and the truth of  this is borne out in many ways.  History never fails to repeat itself and the most ardent Liberals are fearful that with the removal of Sir Wilfrid Laurier that  the party will lapse into a state  of disorganization even as did  the Conservative party when Sir  John A. Macdonald was taken  away.  Some argue that Hon. William  Fielding will follow  Sir Wilfrid  Laurier but the theory is   not  taken* seriously in Liberal circles.  It now develops that Sir Lomer  Gouin   is   a   candidate   for   the  leadership, the Liberals of. Quebec arguing that as Quebec is the j this new order of things  backbone of the support of the  party that they should have the  right to' name the man who will  direct the destinies of the party.  ' There is really no man who  stands head,and shoulders above  any of the others in. a choice of  leader. The fact of the matter  is that with Sir Wilfrid Laurier  out of harness "it will be impossible for the Liberal party to find  a man who can keep the rank  and, file of the party in line. The  history of party government is  that the tenure of office for one  party must necessarily be limited  and we believe, aside. from any  prejudice, that the moment the  Liberal party loses Sir Wilfrid  Lauries it will lose the great  magnetic force that has held it  together for so many years.  THE,DIAMOND VALE  The resumption of , operations  on the property of the Diamond  Vale Collieries Co. is worthy of  more than - passing ���, importance.  For some - months "these; "mines  have -been lying in a dormant  state., It1 was not because of the  absence'of coal because there is  a super-abundance of the very  best quality available. It was  not because of ,labor troubles,  but it was due almost entirely to  transportation difficulties.  These difficulties have been  happily adjusted and now that  the Canadian Pacific railway has  decided to accept all the coal that  the local mines can? produce*"the  Diamond Vale C<?. will, operate  on an elaborate basis. It is true  that the staff of men at present  is small but it will be substantially, increased as, conditions  make it. imperative .and ���the- day  is not far distant when this well  known'property will be one of  the largest producing agencies in  the local field. '  Largely through his indefati-  gability and' zeal�� T. J. Smith,  head of the Diamond Vale Co.,  has been successful  in  bringing  He  has obtained a new lease of life  for the company that he has the  pleasure td direct'." - Nicola Valley  owes much to Mr. Smith. Ever  untiring in his effort to,-promote  the standing of the district Mr.  Smith employs every opportunity  that comes to his hand to make  Nicola valley better known and  to earn for it a higher appreciation.. In touch-with .some of ���'the  best financial men throughout  the land he has often been the  means .of ^attracting. men_and  money to the district and now in  his Jatest* effort, the ^rehabilitation' o��. the"". Diamond �� Vale Collieries he has rendered a service  to Nicola" valley) the Value of  which cannot easily be over-estimated. It is riot so much the  present���it is the future to  which he is"'looking���and he is  one of the few men'who 'are today accomplishing a work that  means for/the_bet'termentfof the  land and the laying of a foundation  fraught   with   permanency and  that   opens   up   a   larger   and  brighter future.  The day is not far distant when  the farmers and, business men of  Nicola valley will have the opportunity of convincing the outside world that they can produce  an agricultural exhibition that  will rank with the best of the  country fairs throughout the province. We most assuredly, have  the goods to make it such and it  rests solely-with the public .and  the men who are directing the  enterprise to make it the success  that it should be. It is a healthy  omen to see a liberally patronized subscription list but that does  riot necessarily make" the exhibition. It requires a little public  spiritedness. It requires a little  expense in effort in securing exhibits for after all a large share  of the success of an enterprise of  this character is* determined by  the educational results that follow and this education is regulated by the .class and ^variety of  the exhibits.  A dangerous practice that is  indulged in by some of the ranchers and- others throughout the  .valley is that of .hobbling horses  and allowing them to run at large  on the public highway. An instance of the menace surrounding this practice was furnished  last _ week when an automobile  party met a number of hobbled  horses in one of the worst. spots  on Gilmore Hill. There was no  room for the animals to pass and  hobbled as they were they could  not run and were in imminent  danger of going over the embankment. The horses belonged  to Indians who were fishing oh*  the lake but the Indians are not  the only offenders. The authorities should see to it that this"  practice is not continued, because  a serious accident will be inevitable if it is.    '    "   o���:   ,. Hon_ Richard McBride has extended ah invitation to Sir Wilfrid  Laurier to^visit Victoria and to  be a guest at a luncheon.  Priday*<June 10,'1810  OLDEST FRUIT FARM IN  BRITISH COLUMBIA-  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  fruit gives.  PEACHES,     PEARS,     APPLES,    CHERRIES  PLUMS, and all lines of fruit sold in     Ik or small  shipments. '     '  v '  i *  Get Your Order in Early.  THOMAS G. EARLE  LYTTON, B. C. '  tit  ining and Farming  *n    ..; i  If you are looking for a good1 piece of land to '  settle on,   or if you want" a profitable mining ���' - >''  r _  ' 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. BATES  Aspen Grove. .*.      -   Vancouver, B.C.  e��  i  I  In-thexourse_of-a_few_-days_the_JConklin_estate_jw^  Merritt as well as the outside public will have an opportunity of investing in what is destined to be  the residential district of Merritt.  a.. ������_-__���-���_<_..;.'..- -,t'".^'J.V-:\  J.V ���   ���'-&-  _. vw^wl_M^V  You cannot make a mistake when you invest money in the Conklin estate. Situated in the best  part of a town that is bound to be one of the greatest commercial centres of the upper country and  particularly well adapted to home making.":K:7;*     ti'i , ?v ll&y  ���> \ .  Watch this space next week.   We will have something definite for you.  " *<.    t r ...��  The biggest boom of the season will be when this estate goes on the .market > because everybody is  looking for it.    For information apply to ,;:_,.,  ,   t    "      / .      L'\  n  v"i in  OFFIGES OF THE NICOLA VALLEY INVESTMENT AND LAND. GO., LTD.  I  \,, _.',. t  OVER BANK OF MONTREAL,  MERRITT, B. 0.  ft  B  s?  a  si  r?  I  "V"  iff  j,t.  H  1*5  P_  <��� -_rr*t**_,����**'**i ;~;jFRir>AY, June 10, 1910  v. THE NICOLA VALLEY. NEWS  " Gemmill Has It  p  K*f  ft  w  ��  _3  ���A  I".  I  a  _>  _���<  1  ��  M  P  id  Novels  I - ���*'*  Fifty of the best selling  and - popular novels of  the-past two years. We  are^ableto sell these for  75 cents  1 y \    .   -   - *'  :     $V *���-" "     ���       -'   '  5    jjiist the,same novels you  j    [paid ^1.50  ^nd $1.25  :    ;for.   ;This-price prevails  'K     until June 20th.  G.  M;>Gemmill  f  Druggist and Stationer    ���  AOENT.MASON A. RISCH PIANO CO.  Merritt'  British Columbia  _ Mrs.: J. P. Boyd left Thursday morning for Golden to spend  a month with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. W." L. Houston. '"  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  C Lay is back in Merritt again:  The university commission had  a session at Kamloops .this .week.  ; Rev. W. J. Kidd went-down, to  the coast on Tuesday's train and  attended, the presbytery.  .'Mrs. William Riley went down  t>y {Tuesday's train ^to; Lower  Nicola to visit friends for a few  days.  Is"       * ,v  ' Dr. H. *A? Harvey'of Kamloops  will; visit .''Nicola ..valley-early/'in  July accordingly advices just to  hand.  M. H.r,Neleijis Jeft, Sunday  afternoon \ .for* itie ��� Nicola and  Similkameen valleys. He will  be -absent'.:-this/week. ��� Mission  Record.  .William Voght left this morning for Vancouver and Victoria  where he will spend a few days  renewing old acquaintances.  The tennis court at the Driard  hotel in Nicola has been formally  opened and Mine Host Kirby is  busy entertaining his friends.  Miss Scott who. has been visiting with friends at Middlesboro  and Merritt for some little time  has gone to Vancouver for a short  stay. *  G. B. Armstrong went downjto  the coast last Friday morning on a  combined business and pleasure  trip. He was away for several  days.     _.          Miss Lillian Maj who .has been  visiting with Mrs. G. E. Hygh for  the past few weeks  returned to  \ her home in, Nanaimo 'by Wednesday morning's train.  ' Fred Gay of Collettsville left by  Tuesday morning's train for Montreal whence he will sail" for his  old home in England. - He will be  away for several we'eks. ,  A party comprising L. G. Lob-  singer, Art Hygh and G. M.  Gemmill went over"to Kamloops  in Howse's automobile '. on. 'Wednesday to" attend the races. -, '  Strawberries are plentiful  again the , local markets , being  pretty well supplied.' The berries'  come mostly .fromlthe valley of  the Fraser and are very delicious.  Supports have been placed under the suspended portions of the  roof. of the C. P. R. station at  Merritt so as to better ensure  the safety of the general  public.  Amongst the outgoingVpassen-  gers on Monday morning's train  was" George BentfVho' ha"s gone  down to the coast to spend a week  with some of his old friends at  Vancouver and Victoria.    -   ._ s ,  The  executive  of the Nicola  Conservative "association . had  session  last   Tuesday   evening.  Matters affecting road- work  through this district furnished  the principal discussion.  a  Annual Picnic at       n  | Lower Nicola  f The Annual Picnic under the Auspices of  j   ' ^., ,the Methodist Church will be held     ::  .::   . 7,  \ ^aliirciay, Juite 13th, S 9 8 6  ! Sports, Gomes, etc.  Everybody Welcome  Supper will be had in time so as.to ..catch  ~] evening train.  Conveyance Meets Trains Arriving   and   Departing  -CtCi<  HADDAD  JEWELER and OPTICIAN  j I carry a stock of jewellery valued at $15,000 and can satisfy you  [ in any line. Every article guaranteed.  i        Let me do. your*, repair, work and it will be done right. _-  s ?. *���..;.,      _ ^ /"l f _'        ��� v * * ...    j  Special treatment for,the eyes/      ,. . "....  '        '"       . ",  '       '*       >'  i. ���' \      '<���      i '  ;     -.-In the optical.line I make a specialty of treating the eyes and fitting them perfectly.,  j   ���'        Headquarters  j Vancouver, B.C.  Mission City, B.C.  ���*T  I   "Nicola's Popular Hostelrys \7  DRIARD HOTEL  Splendid accomodation for tourists and travellers  Excellent Cuisine       Hot and Cold Water Baths  Rates are reasonable    Fine Hunting and Fishing  Guides always at hand  Stanley Kirby,    Proprietor ,  ..Nicola Lake  British Columbia  Under the auspices of the local  camp of the Modern Woodmen  of America a social dance will be  given in Menzies' hall this evening. 'Music will be furnished by  the Nicola valley orchestra.  George Taylor, consulting engineer to the Nicola Valley Coal &  Coke'Co. with J. J. Plummer,  secretary of the company, came in  on Monday night's train returning to the coast the following  morning.  A carload comprising nineteen  horses was shipped to the coast  last; week by R. A,' Smith and  Nelson Welsh.' They have a  contract to supply an additional  forty horses and towards this  end .are. promoting a- vigorous  canvas. ... . . ���. f  Mrs. Hirsch, who for some time  past has been visiting xwith her  mother, Mrs. A.\.W; Strickland,  returned to Greenwood' by Tuesday's train. She was accompanied by Miss;'Marion Strickland  vwho will spend a month; with' her  grandmother.    . --\i    j  . /.J_ B. Greaves .of -the' Douglas  Lake Cattle Co. came down to the  lower part of the valley; Saturday  afternoon' remaining until Tuesday when he> shipped cattle from  Nicola. Mr. Greaves took advantage of the opportunity to call on  old friends at Merritt and Nicola.  -The new billiard and,pool parlors have been opened in the;- old  restaurant building at Merritt.  The tables and other equipment  arrived this week and were soon  placed. W. J. Thompson, pro  prietor of the rooms, has planned  well for the convenience of his  patrons. ' "*  ._i.E.' S. Wood,f-for many years  principal of tfia ^Kamloops pubr'  lie schools, has retired and ; will  devote, his attention to ranches  at Chilliwack and-.Salmon Arm!  that he'has.owHe"d for some time.  Mr. Wood was associated with  the" "schools'*.v of"; Kaniloops;" for  twenty four years.       ��  ' The'heavy !-rain; on Sunday  afternoon and Monday leftjthe  roads in a muddy state. \ It is"' unusual to have such a heavy rain-  fall in this district at this time of  the year but the farmers-and  ranchers are well pleased ^and  after all with the farmers pleased  "everyone should be satisfied.'/  r ''���'rU &'**    *���*"i    ' '���  ��� vThe-management* of the;?Ab-  bottsford Post is to be congratulated upon the bright and attractive character of the paper  issued-under-its-direction.���--It-is  a new paper but it bids fair to  stay and to be a most valued  assett to the resourceful district  in which it has sought out a home.  * it1  v\ G.-M..-Gemmill kindly donated  to the Nicola Valley News a box  of'Angelus marshmallows. They  were of the delicious "order and  the members of the staff return  their sincere thanks trusting that  the same good act will not be  without a worthy duplicate and  will be emulated by others of the  local merchants.  'The Conklin, estate will be  placed on the market in the course  of a few days. Arrangements  for the sale were completed at  Kamloops last week and there' is  still a little surveying to be done  before the sale can be opened.  Two acres'of this land has already  been purchased by A. W. Strickland. _M., Lv Grimmett also invested i n a couple*,of acres.  C. R. Thomas of the Vancouver Auto & Cycle Co.; who" has  been in Merritt for seyeral days  past promoting the sale of .cars,  'wentfback to Vancouver on Wednesday morning's train. He will  return tonight or Monday with a  carloati of autos some' of which  have already been sold. They  willcomprise .-the,, most modern  types of dears'!-ifAmongst^ this  consigment is Dr. TutiU's! jnew  Ford   runnaboufc-and    another  new car for S. N. Dancey. '  *;.  1   * ��_-_   . ..  .     i.'t)'-M.t.. ��  Byron Earnshaw, of Minnie  Lake, ,was a visitor to Nicola  and Merritt on Tuesday . and  Wednesday renewing - old " acquaintances. _ Mr. Earnshaw  only comes down twice a year  from his. ranch- fifteen miles  back of Quilchena and his coming  is always a source of pleasure to  his host of warm friends. On  Wednesday he visited with William Voght, one of his oldest  and best friends and the two old  pioneers had an interesting time  of it reviewing the past.  The activity in local real estate  circles continues. The biggest  year Nicola valley has ever experienced is before it and now  on the threshold of this new era  ali should strive to make the  best of the opportunities because  in the improvement of these opportunities rests largely the future of the towns and district.  Presbyterian Church : Services for Sunday, June 12th.  Nicola, 11 a.m., Merritt, 3 p.m.  Rev. W. J. Kidd.  Methodist Church ; Services  Sunday, June 12.    Lower Nicola,;  3 p.m., Merritt, 7:30 p.m.    Rev.  J. W. Hedley, pastor.  Anglican Church, Sunday,  June 12th. Nicola, 10 a.m.  (Holy Communion); Merritt, 3  p.m., Nicola, 7:30 p.m. Rev. J.  Thompson.  C. P. R. OFFICIALS COMING  - Tonight's train will bring in no  less than three of the officials of  the Canadian Pacific railway  amongst them being _ General  Manager Bury'of' Winnipeg:'  With'Mr. Bury will be G. E.  Graham, -divisional superintendent,' G. Cameron, trainmaster,"  and others., The purpose of the  official visit is -to inspect the  properties of the railway' company, at Merritt and Nicola and to  discuss plans for certain improvements. ' The members of the  board of trade would do well to  meet these officials in a formal  way and to discuss the matter of  a new station for Merritt.    -  DOMINION DAY CELEBRATION  . Plans for the big Dominion  day^ celebration, at Nicola have  been substantially advanced during the' past few' days through  the,,, efforts of energetic committees. : ; '._ '> : ., ��� ', i -  ',"The, publicity work has been  taken ".well in, hand and the various -outside points have been  weirbilled; In-theThorse"racing"  a good programme has been prepared and one that will provide  rare]sport. In the field sports  there will be a goodly variety  and a large number of outside  entries are assured. '  The'special train from Kamloops and all points to Nicola for  that day is pretty well assured,  the" C.P.R. having taken the  matter up seriously with promise  of success. The Kamloops band  will, be in attendance and music  will add much to the attractiver  ness of the day generally.  Specifications for Telephone Poles .  and ' Form of Tender  The poles to be delivered at the various seel ions  between Kamloops and Lower Nicola will be of  (food sound fir or cedar, twenty-five feet long-,  straight, peeled, and six inches at the top end,  delivered between Kamloops and Lower Nicola as  per instructions, i  C. S. STEVENS.  ' Supt. Government Te.ephone  Form of Tender  I hereby ugx ee to furnish telephone poles as per  above specification, delivered between  and , , for the sum  of per pole.  N.B.��� The various sections will be comprised  from Kamloops to McLeods, McLeods to Stump  Lake, Stump Lake to Quilchena, Quilchena to  Nicola, Nicola to Lower Nicola. 16-20  -Specifications .for Telephone Poles  '  and Form of Tender    <  The poles to be supplied for the towns of Merritt  and Middlesboro are to be good Btraltrht fir or  cedar, sound, thirty feet long, seven inches at the  top end, delivered in thc town of Merritt and between Merritt and Middlesboro where instructed  to be made.,  C. S. STEVENS,  . r -        ��� Supt. Government Telephones  , Form.of Tender  I hereby agree to deliver one hundred poles of  the above specifications in the towns of Merritt  and Middlesboro for the'sum of  ' per  pole. ,, , , 16-20  Established   1817. Head Office:    Montreal  PAID UP CAPITAL $14,400,000. REST $12,G%,000  Mr Ec^vard Clouiton, Hart. . President diid Ocncral 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 cunent rulex.)  BRANCHES IN THE NICOLA VALLEY  NICOLA:  A. W. STRICKLAND, Manager.  MERRITT:  S. I. SMITH, Acting Sub-Agent  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.  Bring your repairs and get them done right.  James Simpson  airs Guaranteed.        Watchmaker and Jeweler  ���-' t *"��� _/  OLDWATER  THE FINEST HOSTELRY IN THE UPPER  COUNTRY-JUST OPENED.  LUXURIOUSLY FURNISHED WITH BEST  CUISINE AND ACCOMMODATION.  FINEST BRANDS OF WINES AUD LIQUOBS  jy  Wm. McIntyre, prop.  MERRITT, B.C.  You Need a Summer Suit  It is a question that confronts every-man  just ��� about  now.uw  1 have a complete line of the best old country  cloths   and  give  the best of satisfaction   in   both  workmanship   and   quality"of  goods.       Prices are reasonable and will fit the smallest 'purse.  Just opening up in the Old Nash Building, Quilchena, Ave.   ,-tj  Two doors west of the new Coldwater Hotel. ...    - T �� ' ?  i    '     <      ,-  CLEANING AND PRESSING A SPECIALTY  GIVE ME A TRIAL AND IT WILL PAY YOU'  G. STEPHENSON, Merchant Tailor  MERRITT, B. C.  THE EARTH HASN'T BEEN STRUCK BY  _    1 ��� TB" ���    B   iS*%/.JLC!���/^__Tfel%^S SS  ������*���*���-_____���*'"'���'���__.���_# "tt-���      ���     ���        ^ftr ^"^      0     H    m !������ U    ���  nacLCY^OTn c e  but those who have visited our store are struck  with the splendid bargains that they get.  Let Us Fill Your Orders for the  House.  "' When prices are right and goods of the best it        ���*;  makes a big difference to the housekeeper. -  GIVE US A TRIAL.  . E. FORSYTH  General Merchant  Middlesboro  Nicole Valley  jt'-.  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 > -v.    \  THE{ NICOLA VALLEY1 NEWS  Friday, -June -lo; 1910  !  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 z Lots  '_Cash with order     Prom -I cliveryfl  tlbs. Graham, Mgr  P.O. Box  17 Merritt, B.C.  H -  Automobiles  \'   m  ��� *    _-   i  VANCOUVER AUTOMOBILE AND  CYCLE CO., LIMITED  Garage and Salesrooms���  632-636 Seymour  Street, Vancouver  ''Cadillac"   "OHsmobile" "Oakland"  Touring "arid" Runabnut Models.  "Rapid." Commercial Trucks.  Demonstrations Arranged.  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 depart-  , , ments .it can give you convenience, comfort and satisfaction.  William Dobson  namioops   NOTICE  Season 1910  HACKNEY STALLION  (7460  Color���Chestnut, white legs, star  on face...  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).  SgA Dam���Miss Agnes by Den  mark (177).  SEASON MAY lst-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,  Nicola Stock Farm.  THE LION AND  THE MOUSE.'  By CHARLES KLEIN. ���  '      9    A Stcry of American Life Novelized From the Plav by       ^  ARTHUR  HORNBLOW.  1  COPYRIGHT.    1906.    BY    G.    W.    DILLINGHAM    COMPANY.  GEO. H. BROUGHTON  Gradute S. P. S.  DOMINION and PRONINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Merritt Princeton Penticton  NOW AT MERRITT J  (Continual     rom Lant Week)  "Your rattier nas warned me againsi  year socialistic views." Then, with n  lofty air. he added: "For four years I  was third groom of the bedchumber t<>  the second son of England's queen. 1  know .my responsibilities." .  "But you are not groom of the bedchamber here." retorted'Jefferson. -  "Whatever [ am," said Mr. Baglej  haughtily. "I am answerable "to your  father alone."  "By the way, Bagley." asked Jefferson, "when do you except father to return? I want to see him." ���  , "I'm afraid it's quite impossible, ".answered the secretary with studied insolence. "He has three important "people to see before dinner. There's the  national Republican committee and  Sergeant Ellison of the secret service  from Washington, all here by appointment.   It's quite impossible."  "I didn't ask you if it were possible  I said I wanted to see him. and I .'will  see him," answered Jefferson quietly  but firmly and in a tone and manner  which did not admit of further opposi-.  tion. "I'll go and leave word for him  on his desk," he added.      _���    ,-  He started to enter the library when  the secretary, who' was visibly perturbed, attempted to bar his way.  "There's some one in there," he said  In an undertone. "Someone waiting  for your father." '   "  "Is thpre?" replied Jefferson coolly.  "I'll see who it "Is," with which; he  brushed past Mr. Bagley and entered  the library. ' >  He had guessed aright. A woman  was there.   It was Kate'Roberts.  "Hello, Kate!-' How are you?" Jefferson decided to say nothing of the  interrupted tete-a-tete.1 but mentally he  resolved to spoil Mr.. Bagley's game  and save Kate from her o-wn folly. Or-  hearing his voice Kate turned itnu  gave a little cr> of genuine surprise.  "Why. is it you. Jeff? V thought you  were in  Europe.", ,,, _ ,  "I returned yesterday." he replied  somewhat curtly." He'"i_T'6sspfl over to  ms father's desk, ,wbere he sat down to  scribble a few words, while -Mr. Bag-,  ley. wl'o had followed' him in. scowling, was making I'ranti.- dumb"signs to  Etate.  "I fear I intrude hero." said Jefferson  pointedly.  ���'Oh, dear no. not at all." replied  Kate in some confusion. "I was waiting for my father. How Is Paris?", she,  usked.  "Lovely as ever." he answered.r  "Did yoa have a good time?" she inquired. V  "I enloyed it Immensely. I nevei  had a  better one."  "You probably were in good com  pany." she said significantly. Then  she added: "I believe Miss.Rossmor*  was in Paris." ;  "Yes. I think she was there." was bh  noncommittal answer.  To change the conversation"'' wider  was becoming decidedly personal, Ik  picked up a book that was lying on hia  father's desk and glanced at the title  It was "The American Octopus."  ���^If-you'l!-excuse-!ne._L_ll_go__andr_paj_  my Alia! respects upstairs," saidJef  feison. "I'll see you again." He gav.  Kate a friendly nod^ and without ever  glancing at Mr. Bagley left the room.  The couple stood in silence for a few  moments after lie disappeared. Ther  Kate went to the door and listened t<  ' "/ fear I intrude here."  his   retreating   footsteps. ., When   su  was sure that he was out of earshot  she turned on Mr. Bagley'indlgnautly.  "You see what,, "you expose me 10  Jefferson thinks this wasr*a rendezvous."  "Well, it was to a certain extent," re  plied the secretary unabashed. "Dldn'i  you ask me to nee you here?"       '  "Yes," said Kate, taking a lettui  from her bosom; "I wanted to ask you  what this means?"  "My dear Miss Roberts��� Kate���I"-  stammered the secretary.  "How dare you address me in thin  manner when you know I and Mr.  Ryder are engaged?" j  No one knew better that Kate1 that  this was not true, but she said It partly out of vuaitr.1 ourtly out at a desire  to  araw  out   tms   Uingiisnman   who  made such bold love to her.  "Miss Roberts." replied Mr. Bagley  loftily, "in that note I expressed my  admiration���my love for you. Your engagement to Mr. Jefferson-Ryder is,  to say the least, a most 'uncertain  fact." ' There was a tinge of sarcasm  in bis voice that did not escape Kate.  "You must not judge from appearances," she answered, trying to keep  up the outward show of indignation  ���which Inwardly she did not feel. "Jen  and I may hide a passion that burns  like a, volcano. All lovers," are not  demonstrative, you know."  The absurdity of this description a<��  applied to her relations'with Jefferson  appealed to her as so comical that slit-  burst into laughter, in which the secretary joined.  "Then why did you remain bore  with me when :the senator, went 0111  with Mr. Ryder, senior?" he demanded  "To tell you that I cannot listen to  your nonsense * any longer." ; retorted  the girl.  "What?" he cried incredulously  "You remain here to tell me that you  cannot listen to me when you could  easily have avoided llstenlng,',to me  without telling me so! Kate, your co'.d-  ness is not convincing."  "You' mean you think I want to listen  to you ?" she demanded. .  "I do," he answered, stepping forward as if to take her in his' arms.  "Mr. Bagley!" she exclaimed, recoiling.  "A,week .ago,"- he   persisted,   "you  , called  me  Fitzroy.    Once', in  an  outburst   of   confidence   you   called   me  Fitz."   ., .,.. '   ,  "You hadn't asked,me to marry you  then," she laughed' mockingly. Then,  edging away toward the .door, she  , waved her. hand at him playfully and  said iteasingly: "Good by,.Mr. Bagley.  I am going upstairs to'Mrs. Ryder. I  will await my father's return in her  room, j (I ,thlnk I shall be safer."  He ran forward to intercept her, but  she was'too quick' for tiiiri. 'The'door  slammed'in'his face, and she, was gone.  Meantime Jefferson had proceeded  upstairs.' passing through long and  luxuriously carpeted corridors - with  paneled frescoed walls and, hung'with  . grand old, tapestries and splendid paintings, until , he came to bis mother's  room. ' He knocked.     _ ,  "Come in!" called out the familiar  voice.,   ,  He entered. Mrs. Ryder was busy  at her' escritoire looking over a mass  of household, accounts.,. .  "Hello, mother! How's father?",he  cried, running up and hugging her in  lils boyish; Impulsive" way. Jefferson  had always been devoted to his mother,  and., while he deplored her weakness in  permitting herself to be so completely  i under the domination of his father,' she  had always found him an affectionate  and loving son. .^ ,  ! Mrs. Ryder sighed "while she looked i  her son over proudly. In her heart shel  Was glad Jefferson. had turned ont as  he &<__..'Her boy certainly would never  be a financier'to be attacked in maga-  _zlnes���and_books. Answering __his_que_a^  tion, she said;     (        .  "Your father is as well as those busy-  bodies in the newspapers will let him  be. He's considerably worried just  now over that new book, -The American Octopus/ How dare they make  him out such' a monster? He's no  worse than other successful men. He's  richer, that's all, and It makes them  jealous. He's out driving now with  Senator Roberts. Kate is somewhere  in the house���in the library, I think.','.  "Yes, I found ber there," replied  Jefferson dryly. "She was, with that  cad, Bagley. : When is father going to  find that fellow out?"  "Oh. Jefferson," protested his mother, "how can you talk like that of Mr.  Bagley? He Is such a perfect gentle-  : man. : His' family connections alone  should: entitle him\ to respect He Is  certainly the best secretary your father ever had. I'm sure I don't know  what we should do ".without him. He  knows everything, that a gentleman  should."  "And a good deal more, 1 wager,"  growled Jefferson. "He wasn't groom  of the backstairs to England's queen  for nothing.". Then changing the topic,  he said suddenly: "Talking about Kate,  mother.,,we. bave^gpt .to reach some  definite understanding. This talk about  my marrying tier, most stop. 1 intend  to fake the matter up with father today."  "Oh, of course, more trouble!" re*  plied his mother In a resigned tone.  She was so' accustomed to having her  wishes thwarted that she was never  surprised at, anything. "We heard.of  your goings on in Paris'.-'"That Miss  Rossmore; was there, yr&a she not?"  "That has got nothing to do with It,"  replied Jefferson warmly. He resented  Shirley's name being dragged Into the  discussion. Then more calmly be went  on: "Now, mother, be reasonable. Listen. I purpose to live my own life. I  have already shown my father that. I  will not'be dictated to and that I,can  earn my own living." u He has no right  to force1 this marriage on me. There  has never been any misunderstanding  on Kate's part. She and I understaud  each other thoroughly."  ea_ae_B^__B_a___Bo__>c  i��--\r-y. ���*����,*  I0J_Bv  71  r  1910 -- FRIDAY, JULY 1, ��� 19  MORSE RACES  FIELD SPORTS  i .  The biggest day of the year for Nicola Vally.  Good purses will be hung up in all events; and.  energetic     committees    are    making    complete  arrangements  ���, >  '���V .' i S   f  s.  B  B .<-  :r   '.  IN ATTENDANCE  \\ yy\KH\s  iM :-'_������<'.*_��}  Special train from Kamloops and other mainline  points also points along the Nicola branch is being  ' " -' - '.        J ���      v:     '. r'"i" ��v��  arranged with th�� ;��� Gariadian VPacific'i railway.  Reduced rates will prevail. -,-- ,s.  AT NIGHT  ;_* .>'/  Dtin't forget the day and place  NIGOLA, DOMINION DAYi  'A  Jt  ' y,'\ .  (  yA  "n  , ,j .    _. i ���>,  "*(.       r'  OF G0MM1TTEE,   NIGOLA LAKE, B��� C.  J r   -  ���:'  Friday,. June. 10, 1910  THE, NICOLA .VALLEY; NEWS  1  '^  ���f*  ��  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  *    District.    District of Nicola.---  Take notice that Thomas Henry  Jones vofv;.Douglas iLake,; .occupation rancher, intends to apply  for permission' to "purchase the  following^described lands:.    1  Commencing at a post planted  at the S. W. Corner of the Fish  Lake] Indian; ^Reserve,! thence  North' 50 'chains, th'erice West.?  chains, thence North 30 chains,  thence-West 73 chains, thence  South-;72fchains; fthencerEast 64  chains, thence South 8 chains,  thence East 16 chains to point  of'commencement. Containing  560 acres more or less. ,  ��� ' Thomas Henry Jones  .Dated May 17th, 1910.       23  * . LAND ACT  Kamloops-Division ]o�� Yale Land  ���District. District of Nicola.  jTake notice'that James .Chopin  Morgan of Toronto; occupation  educationist, intends to apply for  permission to purchase' the' following described lands : _."   T  Commencing at a" post planted  40 chains South of the Northwest corner of Lot 1759, thence  80 chains South, thence 40 chains  "V^est, thence 80 chains North,  thence 40 chains East to point of  commencement. ���  5 James Chopin Morgan  "-Per"Ar-W. McVittie;'Agent:  Dated April 29th, 1910.  &  VP-Vr1     LiAND ACT,--  Kamlobps^Division- of .Yale Land  District.   -District of Nicola.  Take   notice*   that   Margaret  Leslie of Prescott, Ont., occupa-  i^^jtioncwidow^intends.-.to. apply, for  permission to purchase the fol  ^..tKlowingsdescribed^lands-: .--i-A-i^v.*',  Commencing at a post planted  about 10 chains East of the North  East corner of Lot 1752, thence  North one mile, thence East half  a mile, thence South one mile,  thence West half*a"*mile to' point  of - commencement.  j Margaret Leslie  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent  Dated April 25th, 1910.    23  4  Commencing at a post planted  at the 'South West,'corner "of  Duncan .Macphail's ..application  of the same date, thence West  onevmile;. thence>,South one mile,  the^cel;.East fone mile, ^thence  North one mile W p'pint of commencement." ~v *:"* '^^ ':--'"'  Donald Macphail  Per'Duncan Macphail, Agent'  Dated April 22, 1910.   .23 .v  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 ' thc ' South end, ' thence  North one-mile, thence East one  mile,, thence South one *mile,  thence West one mile to point of  commencement.   ,       "  1    Duncan .-Macphail  Dated April 22,"i910;   '23 .*    v !  * |    Land Act  Kamloops Division of.Yale-Land  District.5 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 Macphail's application  of jL-the.'1' same datepthence East  one mile,"the'nce South one mile,  thence West" one mile, thence  North one mile to point 'of commencement. " ! v ""  :&:���-^-'i.?ju's, - ^William- Munjro  Dated April 22, 1910.    23  West 40 chains, thence North 40  chains;"rthence~East*T40 chains to  point.._of _...commencement, .. and  containing 160 acres more or  less.-- ��� : **���������*���*���:,y -y;'**���?>������* ',  ���i '������"..,.; Charles?!'James Stewart  ."��� R.'G. Stanley Anthony, Agent  ' Date May T7;y 1910. 4     _;  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  ; -i. -District.    District pi Nicola.  Take notice that Laura" R.  Marshall of Vancouver, occupation spinster, J intends T to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands: Commencing at a post planted  about one and a half miles  due west of the south west  corner post of Lot 1484, 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.  TAKE NOTICE, that E. ].. Tinsriey, Otter  Valley, occupation load foreman, intendb to  apply to, the- Chief Commissioner of Lands for"  peimittion to puichate the tollowing land: Com-  muncinK at a post planted at the N. E. corner of  Lot 1776, Otter Valley, thence North SO chains,  ���thence East 80 chuins, thence South 80 chains,  thence West80 chains to point of commencement.  Containing 6<10 acres. .,':.'���  ..'���'���'���''���'���     '  Edgai. Bliss Tingley, locator.  Dated 29th April, 1910. 17-25  "TAKE NOTICE that Thomas Niven, of Vancouver, occupation engineer, intends to  apply for perniihsioi. to purchase the following  land. Coiiimuncinir at a post planted at the N. E.  coiner of Lot 177U, Otter Valley, thence South SO  c_i.-iir.ti. thence Must SO chains, thence North SO  chuins. thence WeHt SO cnains to point of coin-  im.iici_ffii.-nt.-   Containing (ill) ncres.  Thomas Nivkn. Applicant.  I'er K. U. TlN��il.KY. Agent.  Dated 2��lh April, 191(1. 17-2.1  TAKK Notice, that K, Lennox Clailt. of Vun-  couvei, occupation btuKer, intends to apply  lot pcimiMsion to piiicli:_t.t- the following Unci:  Commencing at n _ii>--t planted SO chains north of  the noith east coiner of Lot 177b, Otter Vallc-j.,  thence north 80 champ, thence east SO chains,  thence south SO chains, thence west 80 chainb to  point ot commencement.    Containing 610 acies.  ftoiit.RT Li;nnox Ci.aiik, Applicant.  E. B. Tii-GLI.y, Agent.  Dated 29th April. 1910. "    17-25  ttf-  'A  B  K_!  Jiff  It  th  &  vS*  ���  :     land act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice'that Hilda King of  Montreal, occupations, spinster,  intends {to apply f or ''��� permission  to purchase .the 'following-described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at a point in the East boundary  of Lot 1763, directly West of the  north boundary of Lot 842,  thence jjNorth 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 Mary V. Munro  of Nicola, occupation married  womanyintends-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 -VWest'" one i mile".v,thence;  South one mile, thence East one'  mile to point of��.commenceme_nt.  '':, \ *��� .^"r. Mary VoMuismo  ,, 3, Per William1 Munrb;? Agent  ^Dated April 22,' 1910.' '23    "   "  -   -       LAND  CT.  Nicola   Land   District/       District   of  Kamloops, Division of Yale.       -i  TAKE NOTICE that Flora M. Evans  of Vancouver, _B. C, occupation merchant, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands:��� ? ...-���. , .  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';we'st, half'a mile south, halfajnile  west and one, mile, north, to,.- place ^of.  beginning. -    ���" '-      '       -������-.-'������ ������"������-���'���'.,  FLORA M. EVANS.  Per A. W. McVittie.  April 21st, 1910       14-22  TAKE Notice, that John Ronald, of Vancouver,  intend;, to apply foi pel mission to ourchase  the following descnbed lai.d. Commencing at a  post plant, d Id) chains north of the N.E. corner  ol Lot 177fi, Otter Valley, thence noith 80 chains,  thence cost 80 chains, thence bouth SO chains,  thence \ve_,t&0 chains to point of commencement.  Containing C40 aci cX. ���  John Ronald, Applicant,  i E. B. Tingley, Agent.  Dated April 23th, 1910. 17-25  intentis 60 days after date to apply for  permission to purchase the following  described lands:  Commencing at the post at. the. south'  east corner of lot .122, .thence, south 24  chains: thence northerly 24 chains to  the southwest corner of lot ,122; thence  east 12 chains to point- of commencement, comprising 12 acres more or less.  THOMAS A. FLYNN  Dated April 4th. 1910. 8-16  TAKE Notice,*that Joan Grahan, of Gieenwood,  occupation "wile of Angus, Graham, rancher,  intends to apply for pel mission to purcha.se the  follow ing land: Commencing at a post planted 80  chain" east of theN. E. corner of Lot 177G, l mining touth 80 chain.,, thence east SO chains, thence  noi th SO chains, thence west 80 chains to point of  commencement.    Coiibaining 640 acres.  Joan Gkaiiam, Applicant.  E. Ii. Tingley, Agent,  Dated 29th April, 1910. 17-25  i  Si?  P-  'A  P  4i  li  ft  t'.  * i     r.  5        LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicolas -  Take notice that Ethel M. King  of Montreal,   occupation  artist,  intendsjto apply for permission  to purchase   the following   described Jands:  Commencing at a post planted  -���attheintefsection-of^tne"Sorith:  ���   boundary of Lot 1765  with  the  East   boundary    of   Lot   1310,  thence South 30 chains more or  less to the South East corner of  '"'*L6tl310, thence-West^ 20 chains  ,,. to.,the North East corner of Lot  ~'84lfr'1-hence 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 com-  mencSment.        ' ���   ��� ��� ,    r ��� -   ,  ��� ' Ethel* M. King  Per A. W. McVittie, Agents  Dated April 24th; 1910.    23  ,      LAND ACT       \J\.    ��� .  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. fmile  to point   of commencement. .  .    % _. ���      .     ,  I     t "Constance Hutchison  '    Pet A. W. McVittie/ Agent  Dated April 25th, 1910.    23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.' ^District of-Nicola.- v  Take notice that Donald Macphail of Nicola, -occupation  farmer, intends to apply   for permission to purchase the ��� follow-  inff describediands:   <   ��� ' -."���"������*?������  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola".1' '"  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  Macphail's   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 Macphail, Agent  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 planted at the,  South West corner"of Duncan'  Macphail's application of the  same date, thence North one  mile, thence West one mile,:  thence South one mile) thence  East one mile to point of com-;  mencement.  Allister Black Fletcher  Per Duncan Macphail,' Agent.  ���: Dated April 22, 1910. 23  ?f   y\  Land ^Ict       .' .  Kamloops'Division of Yale Land'  '. IMstrict. \ District of Nicola.  , Take notice that David P. Ter-  rill of .1 Middlesboro,   occupation  gentleman, intends to apply for  (permission- to purchase the following   describedv lands:    Commencing'at a post planted at the  South   West ��� .corner of William!  MunroVap'plication of the same  date,   thence   East   one    mile,  thence South one  mile, ] thence*  West one mile,-thence-North one"1  mile to point of commencement.  David P. Terrill  Per Duncan Macphail,.Agent  Dated April 22, 1910.  v.   _   ,.     ^ ,l^ND^-ACT.^;-.._VJ;v,r^.-  Nicola Land District.    Kamloops Div-  '.���,.���-.,'.       *ision of Yale.t.f^UJJ^S.?!  TAKE NOTICE that Katherine Kirby of Nicola, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands :  ��� Commencing at a post planted at the  south east corner of Lot 1484 ; thence  north"one" miler east "onevmile, 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. Notice  i _��� _.  Take Notice that Daniel Murray of Oakland,  California, occupation Honse-builder, intends to  make application to purchase the following de-  bcilhed land: Commencing at a-post planted at  the N. E. Corner of Lot 1316, thenee running 80  chains Ea_,t, thence 80 chains. South, thence 80  I chains West, thence SO chains Noith to point of  Agent I commencement, containing 6-10 acies.  Dated April 19th. 1910.  ���,Daniel Murray, applicant  .-    i   u,      .'���  ''J. p. Murray agrent.  -   '"-;v ���'" EancTAct 'Notice  Take notice that Angus Graham of Greenwood,-  occupation Rancher, intends to make applieation  to pui chase thc following described land: Commencing at a post planted 80 chains East of the  N. E. Coiner of Lot 134G, thence running East 80  chains, thence South 40 chains, thence West 20  chains, thenco South 40 chains, thence West 60  chains, thence Noi th 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 560 acres.  Dated April 19th, 1910.  Angus Graham applicant,  .J. F. Murray agent.  !�����'* '77 _,,.i-END ajct.  Nicola   Land   District.        District   of  r-��-v Kamloops, Division of Yale.  fc, TAKE NOTICE'"that'-'Stanley: Kirby.  of Nicola, occupation Hotel Keep'er, in-:  tends 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 1.484; thence^one mile west, one  miIe"south, one~mile east, one*" mile  ^north to place of-beginning.  ''   ''        --, \ STANLEY 'KIRBY,  >' ������ > S 'Per. Al W: McVittie,'  April 21st,-1910.  -  -14-22       -     Agent.  "' '   -'      w land act.  Nicola   Land   District.        District   ol  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Samuel L.  Boyd of Prescott, Ont., occupation  Gentleman, intends to apply for permission to purchase.the-following der  scribed 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. BOYD,  Per A. W. McVittie,  April-21strl910rr^-14-22^T:���AgentT  Land Act: Notice.  Nicola District, Kamloops Division  op Yale.  Take notice tha"t I Charles Leonard  Flick, occupation merchant, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  . Commencing at a post planted beside the Indian Reserve post which  marks"3the limit of the eastern jog  from the Northwest corner post of  Naik Indian Reserve, thence North  twenty chains; thence West 20-chains;  thence South 20 chains; thence- East  20 chains to point of commencement.  Charles Leonard Flick.  Locator.  Dated April 6, 1910. 8-16  Land Act  Nicola   Division   of    Kamloops  Land District  District of Yale  Take notice that Philip DuMou-  lin of Kelowna, B.C., occupation  Bank Manager, intends to  apply  for permission  to purchase  the  following described land.     Commencing at a post planted on the  north side of Chain lake,   thence  north twenty chains, thence west  twenty chains, thence south forty  chains, thence east to  the  shore  of  Chain  lake,   thence  easterly  along the north shore of Chain  lake to point of commencement  and containing eighty acres.  Philip DuMoulin,  David Barnes, Agent.  May 9th, 1910.  Land Act  Nicola Division of Kamloops  Land District  District of Yale  Take notice that Frank William  Fraser of Kelowna, B.C., occupation Cannery Manager, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described  land. Commencing at a post  planted on the north shore of  Chain lake and running north  forty chains, thence east eighty  chains, thence south twenty  chains, thence west five chains  more or less to the shore of Chain  lake, thence westerly along the  nonth shore of Chain lake eighty  chains more or less to the point  of commencement, and containing 160 acres more or less.  Frank William Fraser.  May 9th, 1910.  County Court of Westminster  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.  McVittie & Cokely  Dominion and Provincial  Land Surveyors  Irrigation  Work  a  Specialty.  Office over Bank of Montreal.  Merritt, B.  c.  A. W. McVITTIE  D.I..S.. B.C.L.S.  L. S. COKELY  D.L.S., B.C.L.S.  Spences Bridge  Junction point with C.P.R.  mainline and Nicola branch.  t  -  Good hotel accomodotion.  Porter meets all trains:.  Guests   receive  best of attention.  the   very  County Court  Notice is hereby given that county  court will be held in the court house .at  Nicola, on Wednesday, June 15th.  W. N. Rolfe, Registrar.  Nicola, May-13.  LAND ACT.  of  Nicola   Land    District.        District  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  ""'Take Notice that Nancy Hutchinson  of Prescott, Ont., occupation Widow,  intends toapply for permission to purchase the following described lands: ���  Commencing at a post piantcd 180  chains west and 140 cnains south of tho  south-west corner of Lot 1484; thenco  south one mile, east one miie, north  one mile ��.nd west one mile to place of  beginning.  Nancy Hutchinson  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.       14-22 j i ���'    Agent.  Land Act Notice * .    ,  nicola and kamloops land district.  DisLrici. o�� Yale.  Take notice that Joheph  Lo>r__n Thompson of  Vancouver, occupation, farmer,  intends to apply  for permission to purchase thefollowinjrdescribed  lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of Lot 751, about two miles south of  Sam^ttc Lake, thenco 80 chains North, thence 40  chains /West, thence SO chains South, thence 40  chains' East, to point of commencement, and  containing- 320 acres more or less.  JOSEPH LOGAN THOMPSON.  Frank Bailey, A#ent.  Dated March 16th. 1910j^  , '    . Land "Act  '* i .'���"'���   - '"'  Kamloops Division of Yale -Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Charles Janiea  Stewart of Vancouveiy,occupation-  salesman, intends to .apply for  permission to purchase-the following described lands: Commencing at a-post planted about  one mile South of pre-emption  757 Upper Coldwater, " thencp  running-Sotith"40 chains, thence  LAND ACT.  Nicola ��� 5 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 plante'd'180  chains west and 220 cnains south of the  north west .corner .of' lot 1484;   thence  west one mile," south one mile, east one  mile and north one mile to place of beginning. ?'>...iV   ��iif     ����� ���  Charlotte Boyd,  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.       14-22 Agent.  Land Act Notice  .  Nicola-Kamlooi'S Land District.  Yale District.   _l,akejnotice_thatl._4.__W-Str!ekl.ir.d,-o��-Nico!a,  B. C, occupation bank manager, intends to apply  for permission to pm chase the following described  lands :  Commencing at a post planted 40 chains north of  the northwest coi ner of Lot 573, thence 40 chains  .north, thence 40 chains east, thence 40 chains  south and thence 10 chains west to point of commencement.  A. W. STRICKLAND. Applicant.  "7* '"'���_��� ' , - Stanley Kirby. Audit.  Dated Api il 11th, 1910. 10-18  Land Act Notice  Nicola Land District.  Yale,  Kamloops Division of  H. C  Take notice that Piumcc Ehl>_. Canavaii >.f  Victoiia, 15. C. occupation, mnriiiil woman, intends to apply for pei mission to purchase the  fol|owinK desci ibed lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the South-  went corner of Lot 6S9 near Beaver or Moore  Creek, thence runnimr Westerly 20 chains, thence  Northerly 80 chains, thence Easterly 20 chains,  thence Southerly 80 chains to point of beginning,  containing lfiO ncres moie or less.  TRANCES EBBS CANAVAN.  Dated April 14th, 1810.       14-22  ' \   ���     r      TAX NOTICE  Nicola Assessment District  Notice is hereby given, in accordance  with the Statutes, that ProvincialRev-  enue Tax, and all assessed taxes and  Income Tax assessed and levied under  the "Assessment Act" and amendments  thereto, are due and payable for the  year 1910.  All taxes collectable for the Nicol  Assessment District are due and pay  able at the Government Office at Nicola.  This notice in terms of Law, is equivalent to" a personal by" me upon all persons liable-for taxes.   -  _. - _  A.    Clemes;    Proprietor  . S ���   Wr N-ROEFE   Deputy Assessor and Collector  Dated at Nicola. B.C. this 7th day of  January, A.D. 1910.  PUBLIC NOTICE  landct:  of  Nicola   Land ' District,       District  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  ' Take Notice that Edward Morgan of  Toronto, occupation Doctor of Medicine  intends to.apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  .Commencing at a post planted "at ,the  south east corner 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 iLot  1778;  thence north 60 chains, more or loss to  the north west coftier of    Lot   1778;  thence east20 chains, thence north  20  chains .to the point ofjbeginning. ,  Edward Morgan  Per A. W. Mc-Vittie,  Agent.  April 28th, 1910.     v   . >.,f.'   '^ v. 14-22  -Land Act Notice  .  /  *        i  * Nicola Land Disti ict.   Kamloops Division of  Yale, U. C.  Take notice that Harold W. Ebbs Canavan of  Victoiia, B. C occupation consulting engineer,  intends to apply for pei mission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at tho Southwest corner of lot 354 of the Moore estate situate  in the Nicola Land District, Kamloops Division  of Yale, B'. C and running Westerly 20 chains,  thence, Northerly 20 chains, thence Easterly 20  chains, thence Southerly 20 chains to point of  beginning, containing 40 acres more or less.  HAROLD W. EBBS CANAVAN.  Doted April 14th. 1910 14-22  '"���* LAND ACT NOTICE  KAMLOOPS DIVISION - NICOLA DISTRICT.  i District of Yale.  ��� Take notice that Edith Mnbet Anthony of Canford, B. C, occupation man led woman, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following  described lards :  . Commencing at a post piantcd about one mile  North o�� Lot 1G3D. thenco running East 40 chains:  thenco North 80 chains: thenco West 40 chains:  thence South 80 chains to point of commencement  and containing 820 acres more or less.  EDITH MABEL ANTHONY.  R. G. Stanley Anthony, Agent.  Dated Apt il 9th. 1910. 9-17  Land Act Notice  - Kamloops Division Land District,  district op yale  Take notice that I, Thomas A. Flynn  of< Merritt;  B.C.,"occupation farmer.  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  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excerr of  the following:-  On tires under 2 inches..2000 lbs.  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. Rolfe  '..Government Agent  Nicola, April list 1910.  Quilchena  Hotel     ;  Quilchena, B.C.  One of the finest hotels in the upper  country. Excellent accomodation for  travellers and tourists. Hot and cold  water baths.    Best of wines and liquors.,  Terms $2.00 a day and upwards.  Jos. Guichon  Proprietor - *��� - -���  i   J  - ���   '.  - -�� !  When in - :-> ,i \  NICOLA y  ... call at.the ...  Commercial  Hotel  for  a  good   square  meal.    Best  accomodation and comfort  of  Rate $1.50 per day  Kamloops'  Big Store.. .  In all departments we excel  and   our  stock is complete  and well assorted.    .  3  J.  Dry Goods and Clothing  ��� v'     t  Agents for 20 Century" Suits  L. T.Blair  Kamloops, British Columbia  l?vl  LAND ACT  Beath,  of   Van-  intends to apply  the   following dc-  TAKE NOTICE, that David  ��� couver, occupation broker,  for pemisaion to purchase  scribed land:  Commencim? at n post planted' 80 chains East of  the N. E. /Corner of Lot 1778. Otter Valley, run-  nine. North 80 chaint, thence East 80 chains,  thence South 80 ohains, thence West 80 chains to  point of commencement.   Containing 640 acres.  David Beath, Apolicant:  Per E. B. Tingley, iAgent.  Dated 20th April, 1910. 14*83 ' ���A_ra____U_4_ -1 f_-__-*-l  __.UU.   fcJ.__..l____.J_l_,,>_- ��l����� W^J-"   ^  .      ^J_J4J'UtL  /   -l>" ' t  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  w ���  Id ,���  , *�� ���'-  J** ���  1-1 f  ' V talDAYi JtNlB 1.0, 1910   '     |  aeaannrtrr:  What Our Correspondents  Have to Say  SAVONA  Quite ?. number of Kamloops  fishermen have been down here  during the past week and most  of them have had good luck.  - W. H. Edmonds spent a couple  of days here and took back a  good string with him.  Harry Robinson, C.P.R. agent,  and Mrs. Robinson leave shortly  for the east on a holiday trip.  E. Cooney of Tranquille, and  W. W. Wood of Kamloops were  visitors in town last week.  Frank  Allen passed   through  Savona   last week  en  route  to  Kamloops.    He was  driving his  -standard bred  stallion,   Admiral  Togo. y  Sam Cawley, M.P.P. for Chil-  liwack, and his. brother-in-law,  E. B. Knight, were in town on  Thursday and paid a visit to some  of the ranches in this  district.  R. F. Wright, who has spent  the winter here expects to leave  this week to resume work on the  Dominion Government telephone  lines in this district. ��� In all probability the construction of the new  through line between Kamloops  . and Vernon will be the first work  to be undertaken.  A party of Dominion Government land surveyors is now at  work in the Three Mile Creek district classifying the land. They  are going right through to the  boundary of the railway belt.  CANFORD  Bertram Adamson left for the  coast last week.  Mrs. A. Smith who has undergone an operation is recovering  rapidly and is expected home in  the course of a week.  Improvements and developments are now the order of the  day. Luscombe, Willow Grange  and Canford Manor are gradually working into shape. Fruit  trees are being planted and  orchards mapped out with an eye  to the production  of the banner  apple.  The clover in an orchard laid  down last season is a pleasure to  look upon, being ready to cut  and will yield three crops easily.  Cherries in this orchard, as big  as marbles grow on first year  trees.  Potatoes, the standard crop at  present, gives splendid promise,  due to a large extent to the unusual generosity of Jupiter Plu-  vius, who as a rule passed us up  and accounts for our Nicolian  skies which place us in the "Sunshine Belt."  Editor Frier, of the London,  Eng., Colonizer, escorted the  party he brought to British  Columbia, to various parts of  the province, and for some reason  overlooked the kingdom of ' 'Old  Sol", whose loyal subjects would  I am sure, one and all have extended the glad hand to Mr.  Frier and his charge. The valley  of sunshine, otherwise Nicola  valley, would of a certainty have  interested them, and though we  are only in the initial stage, they  could with advantage have investigated the valley possessing  a backbone of compressed sunv  shine, having vertabrae joints  some eighteen feet thick; black  diamonds of an intrinsic value,  spelling wealth and' health to all  fortunate enough to settle in this  rich and fertile spot.  Horace F. Evans; versatile  writer and journalist of the old  school, a man of no little intellectual attainment and at one time  on friendly terms with Gen.  Lew Wallace, the author of Ben  Hur, etc., is an inmate of an  asylum in Washington state, U.  S. He was a staunch, sturdy  and consistent conservative/ taking a great interest in politics  throughout the riding, and it is  up to the conservatives to make  good the assertion that they do  not forget their friends, and the  writer for one would be glad to  help brighten the old gentleman's  declining days if such be possible.  T. R. Hardiman.  In the Sporting Word  iThe~D ri scoll^Attel ffi glitTsched^  uledfor Sa,n Francisco on July 2  has been postponed because of  DriscolPs illness.  Tommy Burns is suffering from  ptomaine poisoning but will be  well again in a few days according  to his physician.  Kamloops has secured permission to use the agricultural  grounds for baseball practice and  and games.  T. Payne, an English walker,  hung up a new record for a 12  hour walk doing 72 miles, 30 yards  in that time.  In eastern lacrosse last Saturday the Nationals beat the Tecum-  sehs at Montreal by a 5 to 2 score  and Torontos trimmed the Capitals at Ottawa to the tune of 11  to 3.  Jack Johnston has fired his  manager George Little, and there  promises to be trouble. Little  says he has a contract that will  bind the big black fellow and that  if he doesn't come through he will  stop the fight on July 4.  The tennis courts at Nicola and  Merritt are now in full swing  and the enthusiasts are rapidly  rounding into shape for the season. Games between the sister  towns are now being discussed  and it is likely that a tournament  will shortly be arranged. The  tennis court at the residence of  Dr. G. H. Tutill is being placed in  shape under the able -direction of  Jos. Graham and  S.   L.   Smith.  The season at Minoru park is in  full swing having opened last Saturday under happy auspices. The  track was never in better shape  and some new records are antici-  p ated.  I have opened fine new parlors in the old restaurant  building just back of the old Coldwater. New  Tables and everything in the best order,  Tobaccos and Cigars  A good fresh supply always on hand.  Orders taken for fresh butter and eggs.  . J. Thompson,    -     -    Prop.  ���____��SaBS_a____B___S  Diamond. Vale Supply Co.  Merritt, B. C.  Diamond   Vale Supply Co  Merritt, B. C.  _____________ _���_��_____ t  The Large Increase in Our Business Shows That People  Appreciate Good Things, New Goods Always on the Way  Ladies' and  Children's  Boots and Shoes  This week we offer  10 Per Cent  discount  We have the most complete stock of staple.  on all Boots and Shoes sold for  cash. Don't overlook this chance  to save money.  and fancy  Groceries  in the valley.  Our  prices  are  like the goods,  the best to be had.  GENTLEMEN  for a real nobby  and up-to date  Call and see us and you will be  convinced   that   our    made   to  order suits are the test.  The Diamond Vale   Supply  Co., Ltd.  , Merritt, B. C. _  A  wm  Nicola Valley  Coal and Coke Co'y> Ltd.  MINERS AND SHIPPERS OP  NICOLA VALLEY COAL  The Premier Coal of British Columbia  Agencie* at  Vancouver,^ Kamloops,    Vernon  Kelowna, Revelstoke, and Nelson  Head Office: VANCOUVER, B.C.  Mine.: MIDDLESBORO, B.C.'  ��� i l-      !  h  Here's Your Chance  Two storey house in  the very best order, lot  50 x 120 feet, can be  had at a bargain.  Enquire at our office.  A Very Cheap  Buy  Four roomed house in  excellent condition,  fully plastered inside,  lot 50 x 120, good barn  as well, on Nicola Ave.  Can be handled for  $1575, one third cash.  THE NICOLA VALLEY INVESTMENT AND LAND  COMPANY, LIMITED  A. L. DINGEE,        -        -        -        -     .'.-.:'.' Secretary-Treasurer

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