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 W  t>  ^gTORlA,  B. O^.  Vol. 1, No   21  MERRITT,, B.C. JULY 8, 1910  Price 5 Cents  ave  ���  ���  via  Nicola Coal Co/s  uarter Million  Construction Outfits Now en  Route to Merritt from Field  Work Must  Start Within 48  Hours���Final Survey is  Well Under Way  And construction has come at  last._- It is only a matter of a  few hours before the first sod on  the Kettle Valley railway will  have been turned and the dirt  will be flying.  "Macdon'nell," Gzowski & Co.  -���"have-been awarded the contract  for the thirty miles of the road  leading out of Merritt up the  Coldwater river,,, in fact; they  have secured the contract for the  entire line from Midway to Merritt. i Construction outfits were  shipped from Field for Merritt on  Wednesday and should be here  tonight. The outfits consist of  two -steam shovels, dinky engines,' tracks,' etc.   *  - Janies Macdonnell, the heacLof  the contracting firm will be here  Saturday, night to personally dir-  . rect, the-inauguration of work.  Pat Gorman, one of his worthy  - lieutenants*,'  has  been  here for  ,.. several, .days. ���A. .V.'.Macdonald,  another railway, contractor,   has  " been in Merritt since last  night.  "Men are beginning to come to  Merritt in search of -work; "And  let them come" said one  of the  contractors.    "We can  take all  the men .we 3can .get,   the  more  the merrier, because we want to  get the work done as quickly as  possible.". i -I    ~:    _ 7  The surveying crew in  charge  of Engineer Coley has been busy  laying the finaHines. , The crew  is upwards of twelve strong and  is   making'-'splendid ' progress.  The line will be  surveyed  along  "the eiejist shore of the  Coldwater  - and-while it will be necessary to  bridge at places this side of the  river,"vyilLbe. followed as much as  possible.  "We will have our end of the  gone east   to  return    very  Mr.   Warren  has  Toronto   but   will  shortly.  "I am already beginning to  feel the good effects of construction days" remarked one local  merchant. "We are selling all  kinds of blankets'and no less  than twenty tents went out of  our store in one day. I tell you  things will boom here very shortly as they never boomed before,"  and then the merchant sat back  in his chair and taking a lazy  draw at his pipe he looked the  very picture of happiness and  contentment.  In a letter received yesterday  by^ Premier McBride from President and General Manager James  J. Warren;.of the Kettle River  Valley Railway, proof positive is  furnished of th^determination of  this company to' lose no time in  the pressing forward of its large  undertaking.  Mr. Warren writes that a contract has just .been awarded to  the McDonnell and Gwoski Company, of Vancouver, for the  thirty 'mile- ^section-'- connecting.  Merritt with Coldwater Summit..  Work has already begun on this  .     , ���  *"' Continued on page four.  contingent of pleasure seekers  from the metropolis as wfell. as  from the mining town of Middlesboro. From every part of the.  district they came, every possible  means of conveyance being.pressed into service. It was the  greatest crowd that ever gathered in Nicola and it was.by far the  greatest day that the citizens of  that town have given 'for -the enjoyment of the outside world.  Financially the celebration was a  success. While the reports are not  yet complete it is known that the  revenue will be more than suffici-.  ent to meet the ordinary expenses  of the day. '   '  The Field Sports ',,.,   ^  The  field sports   attracted, a'  large number and ��� the' different  events   were   full   of   interest.  The result: . -  25 yards girls 5 and under���F. Dav'ies.  50 yards girls 8 and under���Jean  Clarke, Irene Barwick, F. Davies.   '  75 yards boys 12 and under���N. Grimmett, R. Carrington, G.-Strickland.  75 yards girls 12 and under���B. Munro, Nellie Grimmett.  75 yards boys 12 and under���C. Kirby, P. Clark, R. Carrington.,'  100 yards boys 16 and under���J. Mac-  Avoy, Tom Clark, E.'-Munro. ''������''. .  . 100 yards men. Walter Betts,'/ Roy  Thomas. ,      -    ���        . ��� ' ,  100 yards Indians.    Pa ton,  Andrews/  Mrs.i  pany that gathered in the evening  to enjoy the dance. The floor  was in good shape and the music  was furnished by Harry Campbell, G. Brash and J. C. Conklin.  Archie Jacdson served in the capacity of floor manager. During  the evening light refreshments  were served by the committee.  Seattle Capitalists Seeking  Control of Local Coal Field  To Plan for New   Church Building  75 yards'ladies.,   Mrs. Barwick;  ;'Howse.~T--'J- . ._1-r"~i r" ���'  Nicola Celebration  Was Big. Success  and  work well in hand and ready for  the contractors to go ahead" declared Chief Engineer McCul-  louch and he is one of the busiest  men in the camp at present.  It is likely that ultimately the  line will go over the Hope mountains into Vancouver. ��� Some of  the engineers favor that theory  but of course nothing definite in  that regard^ will be. known for  some time. The principal aim  now is id get the thirty .miles up  the Coldwater.  ''Will Princeton get a .branch  line?" was asked of the railway  man. /"Yes, I am more than  confidenti that "Princeton will  havef connection with the Kettle  Valley and inthat way you would  also have a short route from  Merrit;t to the Similkameen."  This morning the surveyors  'Were^moved five miles up the  river and will work from that  .point. j'-The first five mile of the  route is now ready for the con-:  tractors.  In a letter from J. J. Warren,  president of the Kettle Valley  railway the editor of the Nicola  Valley News was informed that  work would be rushed to an early  completion. Construction .has  already started at the Midway  end arid in a few days the diijt.  will fly at Penticton thus giving  construction   at   three    points.  Sports   Largely   Attended  ; Day;Wa��'One of Best"  Enjoyment  Nicola's, big celebration has  passed ^ into history and the  men"who labored so indefatigably  to ensure the success of the. enterprise had every reason to feel  satisfied. It was a gala "day for  thepretty little town at the foot  of the lake. A typical summer's  day���warm"' sunshine to cheer  with just sufficient breeze to re-  lieye_any__discomfort_f rom_ the  heat.  Not a stone had been left unturned. In every department of  the big celebration there was the  same completeness of preparation and as the wheel of events  turned around it revealed a well  organized .enterprise, carefully  planned and efficiently operated.  Early in the morning the Kamloops city band Cached town,  havinjg travelled all night long  overland. {It j was necessary that  the band boys have a little rest  and it was not until early afternoon that music, was available.  But it just went to show what  music =meant >to a> .celebration.  To undertake a day of this character without; a band is a parallel case to sending a ship into a  heavy -sea -without ^ helm.  Considering their fatigued state  the band' played well arid inspired by the strains of music  everything: seemed to go with  that; . deli&htfulv swing thatf is  pleasing not "alone to the men  who are directing affairs but to  the general public. In the morning the field sports were held and  a large gathering of enthusiastic  fans witnessed some #retty good  events. In the senior classes the  principal winner was Walter  Betts." . 7'7'y'-7.\-.:7:^  A special train left Merritt? at  8:30 o'clock arid carried a large  Half mile open.    Corkirll, Betts.  Broad jump. Thomas, 17 ft. 3 in..  Betts, 16 ft. 5 in/  Putting the shot. Corkirll,'29 ft. 3  in., B. Dodding, 29 ft. 1 in., D. Dodding, 28 ft'. 6. in.  Hop, step and jump. Betts, 35 ft. 7  in., Thomas 35 ft.  The Horse Races  The horse races were the real  drawing card of the day. The  track was in, excellent shape  thanks to the efforts, of John  Blackwell and his able committee.  The weather man smiled his prettiest and there was nothing to mar  the pleasure of the day. In all of  the events there was keen contest  and the afternoon's sport was of  the genuine sort. The Kamloops  city band furnished music during  the afternoon and greatly enlivened proceedings AfteralLwhat  is a celebration without a band.  Music is the very soul of a day of  merrymaking and the presence of  the band at Nicola on Dominion  day was gratifying to all.  It would be impossible to discriminate in the matter of the  various events on the horse racing  propramme because there was a  keen sense of good sportsmanship  surrounding all of them. Suffice  to say that the hurdle race and  the gentleman's half mile open  were the two strong features of a  strong bill. Following are the  results as handed out by the  secretary:  Indian Race���1st Nellie, Chief Louie,  Douglas Lake; 2nd, Jackson.  Half Mile Pony Race���1st, Nellie,  Chief Louie, Douglas Lake; 2nd, Fairy,  Mrs. Pooley.   ..-,' , ..' ' ���  Klootchman's Race���1st, Sally; 2nd,  KittyAnn; 3rd,f Millie.  '  ;   One  Mile; Open���Nicola Darby���1st;  Lady Huron; 2nd, Millar,; both  horses  .owned by J. Chillihitchi.   ,  Cowboy Race���1st, J. Patton; 2nd, J.1  Harper.    ���'" ''���'.���'''.';     ������."''''.  Half Mile Open Race���1st, Katie  Bell, owned by * J. Chillihitchie; 2nd,  Sleep Dan, owned in Kamloops.  Trotting Race- 1st, Robt. , Lyall's  bay  mare;  2nd, Ed. Riley's grey, Dan  pti<ti.'yyy'y:  ��� Hurdle; rRace���1st, Hooker, James  Pooley up; 2nd, Roanie.  - Gentlemen's .Race���Half Mile, ten  entries���1st, F.'.' A.., Howse on Satan;  2nd, John: F.Murray.      <  Pooley's hall never held a jollier crowd than? the1 merry com-  Anglicans to Hold Public Meeting Sunday Afternoon  in Merritt  Ven. Archdeacon Pentreath  will visit Nicola Valley over the  present week end coming in on  tomorrow evening's train. His  visit will be mostly of a business  character and amongst'the more  important matters to be discussed will be the' erection of the  new church at Merritt.  A public meeting of the members and adherents of the Anglican church-' has been called for  Hyland's hall at 3 o'clock Sunday  afternoon. The project will then  be formally discussed. " 'Rev.  Thomas Walker, who is slated  for the new parish, will likely  reach,British Columbia from- his  home'in-England 'in the' course  of a couple of weeks; On July  31 at New 'Westminster he will  be ordained after which he will  come to Merritt to take charge.  Ven. Archdeacon Pentreath  will hold service in Hyland's  hall at 11 o'clock Sunday morning going to Coutlee for service  in the evening at 8 o'clock.  LOWER NICOLA  will  Haying in this district  soon be undertaken. The crop  will be a good one possibly the  best of any place in the  valley.  Lower Nicola was favored by  a visit from William Voght and  Mrs. Dr. Tutill on Wednesday  of this week.  It is reported that one or two  ranches in this vicinity are to be  sold very shortly.  Lou Austin went up to Merritt  on Thursday.  The work of shipping timbers  to the mines at Middlesboro still  continues.  ADDITIONAL LOCALS  JAS. BRADLEY HURT  While at work in No. 1 slope  at the Middlesboro mines on  Thursday afternoon James Bradley met with a painful accident.  He was working in a stooped position when some stones ��� from  the roofing fell striking him  across the shoulders and back  and pinning him down. He was  taken to Dr. Tutill's and is being  treatedin���the-private^-hospitalr  His condition though painful is  not critical. Later reports from  the hospital are to the effect that  he passed a good night and is  resting easier today.  THE CHURCHES  Presbyterian Church���Rev.  W. J. Kidd���Services Sunday  July 10. Nicola 11 a. m. Merritt  3 p. m. Middlesboro 7.30 p. m.  (Sunday school)  Methodist Church���Rev. J.  W. Hedley, Pastor���Services  Sunday July 10th. Merritt 11  a. m. Orangeman's service. Subject, ' 'The Cloud of Witnesses''  Lower Nicola, 3 p. m. Merritt  7.30 p. m. Subject "The Rich  Young Ruler."...  Anglican Church���Rev. J.  ^Thompson���Services ; Sunday  July 10th. Nicola 10 a. m. Holy  Communion,;and 7. 30 p.m.  ;���; Merritt 11 a. m.: Coutlee 7,30  p. m. Archdeacon Pentreath.  Congregational meeting in afternoon in Hyland's Hall. ' i  The Nicola Valley' Board; of  Trade met last evening. Several matters of lesser importance  were discussed. President  Howse and H. H. Matthews were  appointed delegates to attend the  irrigation convention' at Kamloops. '     ������'���.���;'������   '' ;?'.*: yy*y-\.  A. W. McVittie came up from  the coast and went through to  Nicola. r -    *  There are nearly fifty applications for phones in the proposed  exchange.  Mrs. Stanley Kirby went  down to Lytton on Wednesday  returning the.following day. _  Mrs. McCullough has come out  from the east to visit her son  who lives out Aspen* Grove way:  B. Browitt left by Thursday  morning's train for the coast on  business. ��� He will be away for  several days.  J. P. Boyd returned last night  from Golden where he has been  visiting for the past week. Mrs.  Boyd will not be back for some  little time.  Local advices have been received to the effect that the  government will locate two experimental fruit farms in Yale  district and that one of them will  likely come to the Nicola valley.  R. B. Smith, father of T. J.  Smith,_with_his_daughter___Miss__E��  Smith, and T. J. Smith's two  children, Winston and Annie, are  spending a couple of weeks in and  around Merritt. They came up  from Vancouver on Tuesday  night's train.  A meeting of the Merritt  Board of Trade has been called  for Thursday evening next.*  The most important matter to  be discussed will be that of sidewalks and it is understood that  final arrangements will be made  to go ahead with the work.  One of the teams belonging to  the government road camp ran  away down Nicola Ave. on Monday and caused considerable excitement. They collided with a  telephone pole near Dr. Tutill's  residence and seriously damaged  the big heavy wagon. The driver was thrown from his seat and  suffered rather painful injuries  to dne of his legs the flesh being  lacerated in places.'    7.":Dty^  Plan Involves Operation  on  Elaborate   Scale���Many  Local Men Interested  It is reported on good - authority that a deal is pending for the  sale of the South Nicola Coal Co's  property to an American syndicate.  The price is said to be in _ the  neighborhood of $250,000 and it  is now understood that if'the'  transfer of the property does occur that the new owners will operate on an elaborate scale. Sev--  eral experts have conducted* examinations of the property recently and are convincexfthat the*  deposits are of first quality.. The  members of the syndicate mostly  come from Seattle. _   r "���"  REAL ESTATE BOOMING .-  Real, estate is still on the move  in   Merritt.    During the    past  week the brokers-reported many  sales mostly of town lots.. Prices  are holding out well   and an * advance is looked for. in the course -  of a very few days.   A number  of outside_~ investors are- "comingJ  into Merritt    shortly and   will  leave considerable money   here. -  Merritt is the ' big noise in .the  outside realty markets  and with  the advent of construction -days  local realty will become unusually  active. _   ���,������'_.  COAL HILL SYNDICATE "  The Coal Hill Syndicate mines,  will soon be shipping coal. The  plant is now on its way from"  the coast and will be installs  early next week. Timbers; are  now being cut for the tunnels  and shaftings. Andrew Brydon  the new superintendent, is on the  ground. Jos. Graham, "the genial manager, is securing offices  in the Jackson block over." the  Bank of_ Montreal.       'j -  BIG LUMBER YARD  Merritt will have a fully stocked lumber yard early next week.  George Riches is now. looking  for a suitable site to establish  and has four cars of lumber on  the road due to reach Merritt on  Monday or Tuesday next. ;The  stock will be complete representing all classes of building lumber.  Mr. Riches is also starting a  draying business and has one  team here now. For the time  being he is located on Granite  Ave. just back of the new Cold-  water hotel in the house formerly occupied by the Nicola Valley  steam laundry.  , Frank Gouldthrite,' the fugir  tive. official from the printing  bureau at Ottawa was drowned  in the Detroit river his body having been found. A technical  expert isjhow at work on the  books of> the A department and  wholesale graft is being uncover-,  ed. It is now known that Gould-  tHrite was not alone In the :ne-'  farious work; ,,.���.���.......,......,...���.  Work will soon be starred on  what will be the largest and most  expensive power plant in Canada  By the British Columbia Electric  Railway Co. in the Chilliwack  district. The work will involve  an expenditure of $10,000,000 and  the plant will.produce over 110,-  000 horse power of electrical energy. The site of the proposed  plant is a 100-acre tra&tlocated a  short distance northeast of the  Popcum Indian reserve, and the  sources of power to be tapped  are Jones lake and Chilliwack  lake. Engineers are now 'at  work in the Jones lake district.  The entire work- will take two  and a half years to construct. THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  s Friday, , July .8, 1910  Nicola Valley  Dealers in Prime Beef, Mutton, Lamb, Veal, Pork ahd  Sausage, Poultry, Ham and Bacon. Fresh Fish always on  hand. Orders receive prompt attention. Cattle bought  and sold by the carload.  Eastwood  Manager  A. J. COUTLEE, Prop.,  Merritt, B. C.  Metropolitan  MEAT MARKET  NICOLA, . C.  The choicest of Beef, Mutton, etc., always on hand.  Fresh Fish, Eggs and Vegetables.  T. HESLOP, p^.  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  Does Distance Prevent  Your Visiting Vancouver  ��� and taking advantage of the vast selections of choice values  offered to the public. Our Mail Order System eliminates the  matter of distance. Through it you may purchase and have  sent to your home free of all postage and express charges,  any article in our big Vancouver store.  .   Write at once for large illustrated catalogue,   get   in   touch   .  with us and save money.    We   carry   the   largest  stock   of  DIAMONDS,  WATCHES,   SILVERWARE,   CUT GLASS,  LEATHER GOODS, and JEWELLERY  in  Western  Canada.    Special lines for wedding presents and birthday gifts.  Henry Birks & Sons, Limited  - ^I_oi_i_r_ol_o��*v    A/fail     llrHAV    Kfrnio**      .     __.._..  Geo. E. Trorey, Man. Dir.  Vancouver, B. C.  There is a decided advantage in dealing with  me because I am in close touch with the best  interests in Vancouver and vicinity.  I could tell you scores of clients for whom we  have made money. Thoroughly reliable and  handling only the safest investments there is  reason in letting me do your business.  Just Stop and Think  How Easily You Gan  Make Money  L. M. ALEXANDER  Real Estate Broker  412 Hastings St. West. Vancouver, B.C.  Merritt Livery and Peed Stable  Saddle Horses, and Single and Double Drivers  on Shortest Notice.  Good accomodation for horses. Express meets  all trains.    Buggies for hire.  Canadian   Courier    Pays   High  Tribute to the Federal Member for Yale Cariboo.  A tribute to Martin Burrell,  member for Yale Cariboo in the  federal house at Ottawa, -is1 the  text of an article taken from the  current issue of the Canadian  Courier and which is herewith  reproduced.  (Martin Burrell, M. P.| represents Yale-Cariboo���which isa  trifle larger than the whole area  of the Maratime Provinces and  about the size of the British Isles  with Denmark and Holland  thrown in. The kingdom of  Martin Burrell begins at the international bouudary and ends  far beyond the last stake of the  Grand Trunk Pacific survey. It  includes several ranges' of mountains, two river systems and a  whole series of valleys, in the  most fertile, of which Martin  Burrell is the leading fruit-farmer of British Columbia. That  is Kettle Valley, a few miles  from Grand Forks, which is the  town home of Mr. Burrell and  the home of the Granby smelters:  such is the contrast of the Pacific,  from Northern Spies the size of  a man's two fists, pears almost  as big, plums as large as a small  pear and small fruits twice life  size, to the smudge of a smelter.  Hence the complexity of industry  and the complications of labour;  the Asiatic problem���the invasion of the brown man and the  yellow man.  What wonder that Martin Burrell, who for ten years has been  hiring labour in Kettle Valley  should, be considered in the  House of Commons as one of the  most-expert authorities on labour  protection in Canada? That; is  why Mr. Burrell has got reputation as an orator; in cities of the  east and down in the club centres  of the United States; not because  he has grown any flowers of  rhetoric but because always he  had; somewhat to say in , the  shape of a real message on the  labour, question, and because he  is at heart a cultured, English  gentleman who for-a good many  years was accustomed to stand  before audiences and speak his  mind about fruit. .. ,  Mr. Burrell was born in England; educated at St. John's College, Hurst-Pier-Point; was in  Gloucester bank till he .was  twenty-five years of age when  he came to Canada, which was  in 1883. Two years he studied  horticulture in the Niagara Pen-  Grand Forks since and seven  well-kept licensed hotels replace  the.twentyrfive saloons and joints  that once ruled the place. Iii  1904 he. was chosen to contest  Yale-Cariboo.  Since taking his seat in the  House _. he has gained golden  opinions both as a parliamentary  debater and as a leader amongst  his party. He has made no enemies, in the house or out, and  has frequently taken the floor at  times of tension and his speeches  though uncompromising in principle, have had noticeable effect  in pacifying the most bitter elements in the party warfare.'  Friends point to Martin Burrell  as one likely to hold high position  when his party gains power and  one who through experience as  well as ability is well fitted to  represent his province and his  country in any capacity . for  which he may be chosen.  Provincial News  ai__._hrt_4.iC*. -a.__.*-.___.wC5v_r-T._L*^-oc U WGtJ.^111-O t ���"  Catharines as a fruit-raiser.  There he had charge of the Ontario Government, experimental  station and began his career as  a lecturer on fruit topics���which  was a very good way to cultivate  lucidity of speech and a convincing style of argument. In 1900  he went to Kettle Valley where  he established the Riverdale Nurseries, since sold to a local company there.  Mr. Burrell's first public office  was as Mayor of   Grand Forks  and his winning of this position  was one that marked him  for  future honours.   The  town  had  always run  "open" in western  mining style; roulette tables and  joints   of all  descriptions were  allowed to operate openly Sunday  and    Monday,   day and night.  Mr. .Burrell opened his campaign  as   definitely   opposed to these  conditions; he was met by the  influences he differed with and  their   man; putinto the  field.  Few knowing Grand Forks expected to jsee- him win; but he  did, in the   most stirring   campaign a the;; pity, ever, saw.   The  '.'lid was put. on" and has   remained on ever since with different   prominent   citizens taking  turns at sitting on it to. keep it  down.   No  roulette tables,   no  red-light   district,   no    Sunday  saloons have    been   known�� in  A new hotel is to be erected at  Quesnel by Mr. Kepner.  H. Y. Parker has been appointed city engineer for Cranbrook.  Citizens of Mission are agitating for the establishment of a  beet sugar factory at their town.  While uncoupling a train at  Passburg Stephen Harik a Slavonian, fell between the cars and  was instantly killed.  At Fernie, C. J. Digby was  last week presented with a veteran's jewel on attaining twenty-  five years as an Oddfellow.  A young Slav named Muntilkak  met his death in the Great Northern tunnel near Morrissey  through the accidental discharge  of a- blast.  As a result of the application  of plague virus to the rats which  infest Prince Rupert the rodents  are appreciably diminishing in  numbers.,  *" ** O*  The new pontoon ferry at Quesnel is now in operation and is of  great assistance to settlers and  ranchers in the district. The  early construction of a bridge is  still hoped for.  A hospital board of five was  elected last week at Quesnel, and  over $1200 has been collected locally for the hospital. With the  assistance of ths government  grant it-is believed construction  will be commenced this year.  E. R. L. Jones, publisher of  the Big Canyon Weekly, and who  is largely interested in mining, is  preparing   to   open._a . mining  broker's office at Prince Rupert.  He will make the mines up the  river and at Alice Arm and surrounding country his specialty.  While Coroner A. E. Bleasdell,  Undertaker W. Scott and constable were hastening on a  speeder to the scene of the death  of a. Slavish workman in the  Great Northern tunnel near  Morrissey they had a narrow escape from being killed by an  approaching train as they entered the tunnel. They jumped  for their lives just before the  engine struck the speeder.  - A unique wedding, was performed at Fernie last week',  when Mrs. Edna Barrett, who  was confined to the isolation hospital with an infectious disease,  was wedded to Mr. Frank E.  Grace. The ceremony was performed in the hospital, the couple  being separated by a stout man-  ila rope. The hand of the groom  was wrapped in antiseptic gauze  as he slipped the ring upon the  finger of his bride. Mrs. Grace  is convalescent.'  M. L. GRIMMETT  Barriiter and Solicitor  Notary Public  ;; Solicitor for the Bank of Montreal "  - Nicola - �� Merritt  At Merrilt Monday, Wednesday, Friday  .*       }'������ i  Remember You  Want  thte  Best  * ' *' %7  The" Fraser   Valley -Nurseries   are;  '      %  amongst the oldest and best established  in the province.  ; ..'  .- . ;./_,,_     .. _.     .'-"���.���  Hundreds   of   fruit    growers    can   '  testify to the splendid value of the trees.  .���  they purchased from us. -   , '-.  Good value with reasonable prices  form a good  combination/    Get your1'    ���'��������������� y^r  orders in now. '���'. = .     ���':��� -���:i  Fraser Valley Nurseries  Local Representative :     F. G. Moore, Lytton, B. C.  Mr. Moore will be in Nicola valley in a few days.  .  HEAVES  Heaves   is   the   result  of   neglected or  ignorantly treated distemper.  DISTEMPER  which covers a lot of throat and   lung  complaints is always successfully handled with '',-'/-  POTTIE^  Cough mixture internally and  Electric Oil Externally.  POTTIE & SONS  250 Dufferin Street, Vancouver.  '     1  \j  \1  on  Quilchena  Avenue  Cash $50  v i  Balance    onthly Payments.  This opportunity will only call on  you once.  WRITE  The Southern B.C. Land & Mines  Merritt, B.C.       -       Nicola, B.C.  Ashcroft Hotel  Home of the travelling public  Good  comfortable  rooms >and excellent dining service.    Rates are  reasonable.    Just' give' us a  call.    Representative meets all trains. -  McGillivary & Veasey, Proprietors  Ashcroft, B. C.  i Friday, July 8, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  I  I  :y  h  '.V  \y  7*  6  i��  J'-'J  m  if  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. ���  Get Your Order in Early.  THOMAS G. EARLE  LYTTON, B. C.  ���       ���  imng  If you are looking for a good piece of land to  settle on, or if you want a profitable mining  claim.  Don't overlook the Aspen Grove District.  I am in a position to give you a good deal in  lands or mines.  0. R. BATES  Aspen Grove .*. Vancouver, B. C.  J. B. H ADD AD  JEWELER and OPTICIAN  ���I carry a stock of jewellery valued at $15,000 and can satisfy you  in any line. Every article guaranteed.  Let me do your repair work and it will be done right.  Special treatment for the eyes.  In the optical line I make a specialty of treating the eyes and fitting them perfectly.|  Headquarters  Vancouver, B.C.  Mission City, B.C.  Nicola's Popular Hostelry  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  sards and Pool  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 Ggars  JA good fresh supply always on hand.  Orders taken for fresh butter and eggs.  W. J. Thompson,  Prop.  Early Days in Nicola Valley  By George   Murray,  Nicola.  Man's capacity for adaptation  comes to the relief of the youthful with the  change of habitation.     They   can adjust themselves to new and altered conditions.    New companionship is  formed, and  the former if not  forgotten     ceases    to    awaken  poignant   regret.     Those   of   a  ripe old age do not form close  relationship, nor readily conform  to   circumstances   and   customs  widely different from those of  their past experience.    They are  tenacious of   the past, because  impressions were more vivid. Ere  the approach of old age most of  the web of life has been woven,  and it is hard to change the pattern.    The lament of the solitary,  is   pathetic,   and   intensely   so  when it comes from the heart of  the  aged.     The   aged   parents  could tell of highly  prized  advantages from which  they were  severed in their new home; but  also rejoiced in  privileges conferred   by   the   change.     They  were    surrounded     with   their  children     and      grandchildren.  Their wants and  comforts were  tenderly ministered unto by their  sons who were mainly instrumental in inducing   them to leave  their home of many years in the  east and settle in the far west.  Then  too religious observances  of which they were bereft for a  time were being supplied.     The  Methodist     and ,    Presbyterian  churches had sent Missionaries  into the field, public worship was  held   and   Christian   ordinances  were observed.     Life was becoming more homelike and the  outlook more hopeful. , Cheerfulness and contentment marked  the sunset of their lives.    Mr.  Moore   was   a man  of sterling  character of quiet and unobtrusive manner, reserved in speech,  but strong in action.     When it  was a matter of right or wrong  he would quietly but unflinchingly,   maintain the right.     Calm  and fair judgements marked his  decisions.  Mrs. Moore was a  woman of  generous impulses and kind disposition. Her sympathy went out  in large measure to those  in affliction of any kind. Her counsel  to her own family was always  wisely given."     Mr.   Moore was  an   elder  in   the   Presbyterian  church in the east and was called  to the same office in  connection  with   that   church   in    Nicola.  While specially attached to his  own   church,, he   saw  good   in  others.   The church to which he  =belong6d=has=no=firmer=and=more  ardent supporters among its adherents than its Irish  members.  During an intimacy and friendship of sixteen years when I was  frequently in his home,  I never  heard him utter an unkind or uncharitable word of anyone,  and  the same could be said of his  amiable consort.    Goodwill to all  prevailed in their home.     Mrs.  Moore pre-deceased her husband  by several years.    The great last  change came  to her not as an  unexpected visitant.     She knew  the     end      was     approaching  and    resignedly    awaited    the  coming of her Redeemer.   After  her death the home  was  closed  and the bereaved husband resided  with his son   Samuel, who  afforded a noble instance of filial  affection.   Mr.    Moore attained  to an age which   few   are permitted to see.    He was a man  of wonderful vigor and activity.  When conscious of failing strength, Paul-like he longed to   depart and to be with Christ. With  child-like trust he resigned himself passively into the   arms of  tho Saviour   persuaded that in  life or death all would  be   well.  After he had entered   five days  on his ninety fifth year,   death  came to him, hot as   the stern  messenger, but as the Gracious  Master's servant summoning him  to the   Heavenly   Home,   to  be  forever with the Lord.  As early  as 1875 the   Moore  brothers   were   in   comfortable  circumstances   and  among   the  progressive ranchers of the interior.      Stock-raisers   at   that  time were not concerned at the  approach of winter.    The ranges  were clothed with abundance of  nutritous grass.     Stock grazed  on the hills during the winter  and came through in  good  condition.    There were  no pretentious residences in the interior in  those days; but there were cheerful homes.   And the home of the  Moore brothers  betokened comfort  and   happiness.       Mr.   S.  Moore   brought   a   young   wife  from the east, whose gentle and  kindly   manner   diffused    good  cheer.    The  bright side of affairs and circumstances attracted  her.'     Where    others   fastened  upon difficulties and trials it was  her way to look upon hopeful  aspects.   Contented herself, contentment   prevaded  her   home,  what a painful and awful void  came to that home and into the  hearts of her husband and dear  little ones, when  death entered  that family circle,  and laid his  icy hand upon the youthful wife  and   mother.     What  depth   of  sorrow awaited those to whom  the world   promised so  much?  Well is it   that   the   future   is  mercifully   veiled   from   mortal  vision.     On   the   thirteenth   of  October 1881, Mrs.  Moore slept  the sleep of death leaving husband   and   children   and   other  loved ones to mourn  their irre-  perable  loss.     The   motherless  babe survived but a few days^i  In quick succession followed the  death of John P.  Moore which  occured on the eight of the following month, caused by a hurt  in the stable when attending to  a horse.   Within a space of less  than a month what a melancholy  change was wrought by death in  the   Moore   settlement.       Two  homes were left desolate.     And  the sad bereavements weighed  heavily upon the husband, father  and parents, brothers and sisters.  Samuel and John   Moore  were  close companions through their  long pilgrimages,  struggles and  successes.       Not   until    death  wrought  separation   were they  divided.    Both were avowed abstainers and   were   among  the  most   liberal supporters of the  Presbyterian church, during my  first term of service in  the mission field of B. C. under the aus-  piees=of=the-Ghurch=of=Scotlandr  For nearly three years while in  tne Valley I made my home with  Mr. S.  Moore,  where I experienced the utmost and unbroken  kindness which I gladly acknow-  lege   with    deepest    gratitude.  Two, brothers, Joseph and Benjamin still survive.    Having disposed of their interests in Nicola  they are no longer residents of  the Valley.  Not without a tinge of regret  can the older residents pass by  the home where the Moore families dwelt, and realize that they  have all gone from our midst.  But change which is a law of the  universe and of human conditions  is characteristic of nations, communities and families. .;'���'������ One  generation goeth and another  cometh.  MERRITT'S NEW  arlors  Have  been opened in the newly fitted out  building just north of Coutlee's livery  stable on Quilchena Ave.  Candies and Confectionery  Ice Cream and Soft Drinks  jrs and  Tobaccos  Short Order Restaurant  Merritt Manager H. G. Statham.  WE MANUFACTURE OUR OWN 6000S.  ���  f  You can hardly anticipate the  proved appearance that follows a  for the house or store.  wonderfully irh-  coat of "paint  Sherwin   Williams   Paints  and Varnishes  are acknowledged to be the best and you can  can do your own paintimg during leisure hours.  Full line of ready mixed paints always in stock.  Call and get a specimen card.  ������;���*  G. B. Armstrong,  MERRITT,  B. C..3 -.���  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 ; ^~  ti   a __ujjCy~  JUi.-Wi"  eal Estate  McVittie & Cokely  Dominion and Provincial  Land Surveyors  Irrigation  Work  a  Specialty.  Office over Bank of Montreal.  Merritt, B.C.  is the best investment you can  get and this is particularly  true of  KAMLOOPS  REALTY  The future railway centre of the  interior. No place outside of  Vancouver has made more substantial progress during the past  two years.  Harness and  A.W. McVITTIE  D.L.S.. B.C.L.S.  L. S. COKELY  D.L..S., B.C.L.S  The very fact that so much outside capital is coming into the  city is evidence of the attractiveness of the field for investment.  C. N. R. Divisional Base will be  located in Kamloops. For information address  Dalgleish & Corhett  REAL ESTATE BROKER  We do the biggest business in ourlin"  in Kamloops.  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  Heintzman Pianos.  N. J. BARWICK  and  Nicola  Merritt  When in North Bend stop at  C.PR. Hotel|  You can get the best satisfaction for your money. Local  trains stop thirty minutes for  lunch. We have the name of  keeping one of the beat host-  elries along the line.  J. C. Clarence  Manager 4  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, . July S, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  Subscription $2.00 a year in  advance.  '.Six months $1.00  EDITOR  S. N. DANCEY  Ome dollar per inch per month far regula ad-  v-ntiainr. Land and water notices $7.50 for 60  <Uy��.   $5.00 for 30 days.  Classified advertising 10 words for 25 cents  extra words 2 cents.  Special rates furnished for large contract ad-  Y��rtisi-Ur.  Address  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  P.O, Box 20 Merritt. B.C.  .'.'.!     THE'PHONE SERVICE  Now that the telephone exchange for Merritt is definitely  assured it is necessary that in its  installation that: certain matters  be taken into consideration.  In the first place it is absolutely essential that the exchange be  placed in a building independent  of any business concern for reasons that must at once be obvious. As agent for the long distance service since its coming to  Merritt G. B. Armstrong has given splendid satisfaction and his  treatment of the public has ever  been in accordance with the best  principals necessary to the  service.  But with the installation of an  exchange much of the inconvenience that has been experienced  particularly during the past few  months will be removed. There  will be upwards of fifty subscib-  ers at the outset and this number will be substantially increased during the ensuing few  weeks. It will be possible under  the new order of things to secure a longer service. It will  be possible to secure a better  trunk service and the maintenance . of a permanent lineman  here will have a good influence  in this respect. On every hand  the exchange will be welcomed  and the department should give  every consideration to the best  wishes of a long suffering public. .  bv the good that must inevitably  follow. There are laws that we  require today but we cannot enact them because we are in an  unorganized state and there are  a score of reasons why Merritt  should go on the map as an. incorporated city. It is a wise  policy to incorporate as a city  because it provides for the future  in a broader and safer senee.  Time and again have we urged  the necessity of an organized  fruit exhibit from the Nicola  valley at the large fairs to be  held on the coast during the ensuing few months. Vancouver,  Westminster and Victoria, not  forgetting the big national apple  show which'opens on October 31.  will give the fruit growers an  opportunity that they should improve. No better publicity work  could be accomplished than the  placing of a good representative  exhibit in some of these larger  exhibitions. '  The question of Asiatic exclusion will not down. Records  show, that the influx of yellow  men is about as great now as it  ever was. The government must  immediately adopt some drastic  measures that will secure the  position of the white laboring  man in this province. The situation js becoming serious, there  are but three courses open to the  government. Either the head  tax must be raised so as to exclude all but the highest type or  the incoming Chinamen must be  required to pass a test based on  the lines of the Natal Act. In  the event of either of these  courses being;, unsatisfactory total exclusion must be adopted.  It is mature time that something  was done for the present flood  of cheap labor not only joepar-  dizes the position of the laboring  man but undermines the labor  market as a whole.  It is generally conceded by  many that the curtain has been  rung down on pugilism in United  States with the big Johnston-  Jeffries mill on Monday last.  Nevada is about the only state  that will permit a prize fight  within its confines and a strong  public feeling is already becoming  active in that state which may  result in its .permanent elimination. It is nothing more or less  than brutality of the most aggravated form and it is almost  inexplicable that a civilized community-such as is found in Nevada will permit it. Scientific  boxing-iis commendable but there  is a wide difference between boxing a$d avjjj'ize fight. One is  science. 'The other is mostly  brute 'force. -,-  Now that the future of Merritt  is fully assured the citizens  should at once take up the matter  of incorporation. There in much  to be gained in incorporation and  while for a young town it may  have certain disadvantages still  these are more than outweighed  Final Plans  For theC. N.R.  Company's Scheme Receives En-  dorsation by the Victoria  Government.  Victoria, July- 8.���Detailed  plans of the line of the Canadian  Northern Pacific Railway through  the mainland of British Columbia from the lower Fraser terminals at Port Nann to a midway  point on Moose Lake (beyond  and eastward of Tete Jaune  Cache) have been filed with the  chief commissioner of lands, and  formerly accepted and signed  by Hon. Price Ellison. The line  is now authoritatively delineated  insofar as the mainland sections  are concerned with the exception  of one short section lying between the headwaters of the  North Thompson and the McLennan River and such minor  deviations as may hereafter be  made will not vary from, these  filed plans by more than a mile  at the maximum.;  The first section plan covers  the location decided upon from  mile 0 to mile 37, otherwise from  Yale, south along the Fraser  river to Chilliwack. The second  section extends from Chilliwack  to New Westminster bridge and  is in entire accordance with public expectations. From Kamloops the line follows the North  Thompson 156 miles to its headwaters. '  The easterly section (yet to be  connected by the awaited plan  for the line from the North  Thompson to McLennan River)  extends from the headwaters of  the field, one on the northern  shore of Cowichan Lake, and the  other more southerly. It is expected that their reports will be  made, and the route decided before mid-July. The letting of  contracts will follow immediately.   o  The Kettle  Valley Railway  Continued from page one.  section and two weeks ago construction was initiated on the  Midway end. The company is  also doing some construction  work up the North Fork of the  Kettle river, and a beginning of  work at Penticton is ordered as  soon as the municipality adopts  the bylaw confirming and ratifying the agreement reached by  the local authorities with the  company as to the provision of  terminal facilities at Penticton.  Mr. Warren is now returning  to Toronto for a special meeting  of the company to be held at the  end of this week, but will,be  back in British Columbia by the  24th instant, and will again visit  Victoria shortly thereafter.  >o  Canoe River northerly to about  ten miles south of Tete Jaune  Cache, at the junction of the McLennan with the Fraser, and  there makes a sharp bend, following easterly. This section  is 33.6 miles in length.  In their entirety the plans filed  cover upwards. of 400 miles of  construction, and only omit about  thirty miles of the complete  mainland line.  On Vancouver Island two reconnaissance parties are now in  The Vancouver World says: Railroad  building in British Columbia is becoming contagious. The board of valuators,  Mr. R. F. Green, of Victoria; Mr. L.M.  Rice, of Seattle; and Judge Forih, of  Nelson, who were recently appointed to  apprise the price that the Kettle Valley  Railway Company was to pay for the  old grade of the Midway and Vernon  Railway, have finished their inspection  and made their report. When the Midway and Vernon was first projected it  was for the purpose of extending the  line into the Kootenay country in order  to reach that section of the province by  a much shorter route than can now be  done. The objects of the first promoters did not prove successful, however, and several contractors are known  to have lost considerable money in the  effort, as well as the projectors.    ,y ..  The Kettle Valley Railway Company,  which has come into possession of the  right-of-way, have announced .that  there will be no further delay in pushing the line through, arid in affirmation  of the assertion have awarded the contract for the first thirty miles o^the  grading to Macdonald and' Gzbwski of  this city, who have issued orders to  have their construction material shipped to the scene of action at once, and  the work will be started next Monday  at the latest.  Work will be started at Merritt.  which at present is the lower end of the  line, Mr. Gzowski stated this morning,  and he expects to complete ten miles of  the grade by the first of the year np  the Coldwater valley.  At the present time tha Kootenay  country can be reached only by shipping around by the way of Spokane,  Washington, or by the Canadian Pacific  to Okanagan, where a transfer has to  be made to vessels plying on Okanagan  lake, both routes being extremely  roundabout. With the completion of  the new line the Kootenay mines can be  reached by Vancouver merchants at  much less cost for transportation to  customers in that section of the pro-  vince than is possible to   do   now,  as it  cut the~distance over 200 milesT  This will not only give the Vancouver  merchants an advantage in the control  of the trade in that territory, but will  also bring to this port an immense  amount of ores to be worked by the  new smelter to be erected here in the  next twelve months by an English  syndicate which has secured the site for  the plant and all necessary ore lands to  keep it in operation for several years.  The old grade of the Vernon and  Midway will be used from Midway to  Rock Creek, a distance of about ten  miles. The agreement with the provincial government calls for the commencement of the work by July 10.  The female house fly lays from 120 to 150 eggs at a time, and these mature in two  weeks. Under favorable conditions the descendants of a sipgle pair will number millions  in three months.    Therefore all housekeepers should commence using  WILSON'S  I  early in the season, and thus cut off a large proportion of thc summer crop.  Get in on the Ground Floor  Only a Pew Good Buys Left for  You  Acreaae at  These Prices Will Last Only Until July  15th.  It matters not whether you want  it for the speculation, for building a home or putting up a business block, we can meet your  best wishes.  Tfie^hateeof the town  of Merritis the Conklin  1  For information call on or address  Agents for Conklin Estate  Offices over Bank of Montreal  Merritt,  B_JPe     \*4��  I  a Friday, July 8, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  &  r  ��'  QEMMILL HAS IT'  To the Citizens  of Middlesboro  During the past week I have taken over that portion of Mr.  H.   E.   Forsythe's   stock,   composed   of  drugs   and   patent  medicines.  Any orders  entrusted  to  my  care  will  have prompt and  careful attention.    Mail orders solicited.  G. M. GEMMILL  Druggist and Stationer  Agent for Mason & Risch Piano.  MERRITT, B. C.  I  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  Mrs. Dr. Tutill visited  friends  in and around  Lower Nicola on  .Wednesday.  A. S. Bennett is back from the  coast where he underwent treatment for his eyes.  Misses Isabel and Marjorie  Seaton . spent Tuesday with  friends at Lower Nicola.  George Porteous left Wednesday morning for the coast and  will be away for some little time.  Haying is becoming quite general through the valley and the  crop promises to be a fairly large  one.   '  Thomas Wilson, Dominion en-  tomolgist, came into the valley  on Tuesday and will remain over!  a few days.  Dr. H. A. Harvey arrived from  Kamloops on Tuesday night's  train and will stay for a week or  ten days in Merritt to attend to  local dental-work.  James Pooley brought down a  drove of 25 sheep for the Nicola  Valley meat market on Wednesday ( morning. They were a  pretty fine looking lot of mutton.  Al. Dingee of the Nicola Valley Investment and Land Go. Ltd,  has purchased a .fine new road  jteam from B. Osen. The horses  have been summering at Otter  Flat  Miss Sophie Steffens has gone  to Lytton to spend a couple of  weeks with friends. During her  absence her place at the Coutlee  hotel is being filled by Mrs. Pal-  fry of Merritt.  R. P. Baker of the Bank of  Montreal staff at Merritt left by  yesterday morning's train for  the coast where he will spend a  two weeks' vacation. R. Watson  of Calgary is relieving here.  The new Coldwater hotel presents a striking appearance in  its new dress of paint. The  dominating color is green and  splendid judgment was used in  =the=selectiolrofColors.  Andrew Brydon the new superintendent of the Coal Hill Syn-;  dicate mines arrived in Merritt  by Wednesday night's train and  has taken up his residence here.  The plant for the mine is already  on the road from the coast.  C. R. Thomas of the Vancouver  Auto & Cycle Co., arrived Tn  Merritt on Thursday coming  overland from Kamloops and  bringing with him Dr. G. H.  Tutill's new Ford runnabout.  Jos. Graham, the popular  manager of the Coal Hill Syndicate, has furnished convincing  evidence of the productiveness  of the soil on the high bench  lands.    Early this spring he put  in a garden on his property on  Coal hill and today he is enjoying the finest yield of vegetables  that can be found anywhere in  the district.  The offices for the staff of the  Kettle Valley railway company  on the upper floor of the Eastwood block are being fitted up  this week. This will be the  base for the engineers and the  necessary furnishings are now  being installed. It is understood that when construction is  in full swing that the company  will carry a pretty large office  staff.  Prof. McNaughton of the North  Vancouver schools, has been  through the Nicola valley for the  past week or so in search of land  for settlement. He has finally  located in the Mammet Lake  district and will make immediate  arrangements to move his family  up for the summer. It is principally for a summer home that  he desires the land.  William Hargraves and Capt.  Argall of Kamloops were in the  valley last week in company with  a representative of the International Harvester Co. They came  over from Kamloops in Mr.  Hargraves' car. Near Canford  they experienced difficulty losing  the steering wheel in the river  but it was happily located after  a long search with grappling  irons and the party proceeded on  its way after the necessary repairs to the car were made.  Hi J   WCGRECOB  PAINTER,  AND SIGN WRITER.  Wallpaper and Burlaps in Stock.  All kinds of Wagon and Carriage  .. ..   Painting done.  Quilchena Ave.    - .Merritt  The many local friends of Mr.  and Mrs. Percy M. Beasley were  grieved to learn of their sudden  bereavement through the tragic  death of their little son, Michael.  The little fellow was playing  around a pile of lumber near his  home in Fairview when the lumber fell crushing him to death.  Mrs. Beasley is grief stricken  and has been taken to her home  i n the east. It is on 1 y a few  weeks ago that Mr. and Mrs.  Beasley and their son were visiting friends through this district.  A large contingent will accom-  _pany_^the^ocal__=Orangemen===_-to-  Kamloops on Tuesdaiy next. A  special train will leave Nicola at  4 o'clock in the morning and  Merritt at 4.30 reaching Kamloops shortly before 10 o'clock  in good time for the celebration.  It promises to be one of the  greatest of the many Glorious  Twelfths that have been given  in the upper country for years.  Lodges from all parts of the  Okanagan as well as Revelstoke  and other mainline points will  be in attendance to do honor to  the day that marks the 220th  anniversary of the Battle of the  Boyne.  D. S. Wilson of Los Angeles,  Cal., brother of William and  Maxwell Wilson, arrived on last  week's Nicola stage. This is the  first time the three brothers have  been together in twenty-two  years. The Wi lson brothers hail  from the far famed county of  Bruce, Ont., where their father,  who was one of its pioneers, still  resides. Mr. Wilson has been  visiting friends on the coast and  in the Fraser valley. ,; He much  prefers the upper country with  its dry climate and unlimited resources, and predicts a prosperous future for Princeton. He  will return here with his family  after a visit Jo the prairie prov-  nces.���Princeton Star.  W. J. Clements has disposed of  his interests in the Penticton  Press and has left the district.  A Summerland despatch states  that T. J. Smith has completed  the purchase of the old cannery in  that town and has ordered a plant  for immediate installation so as to  be ready to handle this year's  crop.  A staff of twenty men is now  retained by the Pacific Coast Collieries Co. Development work is  being largely promoted and the  mines will shortly be in a position  to ship continuously. A part of  the new plant is already in operation.  A large number of laborers  have already arrived in Merritt in  anticipation of work on the construction of the Kettle Valley  railway. There should be room  for all, however, as the contractors have sent out word that they  will take all the men they can get.  A good joke on Constable Walter Clark is going the rounds this  week. It seems that the constable went down with William Hargraves and others to locate the  Indians who had thrown the  steering wheel of Mr. Hargraves'  car into the river. All day long  they dragged the river but without success. Finally a negro  came along and learning the  plight of the party volunteered to  get the wheel. One of the party  wagered twenty dollars that he  couldn't find it but after diving  into the water five times the black  came up with the wheel on his  head. With the twenty dollars  snugly tucked away in his jeans  the Ethiopian was making away  when the constable hailed him.  "Betting on the fight at all?" w,as  the query. "No sir, I aint got  any money to lose." The constable laughed.     "Well I have  ten here to wager on Jeffries."  The negro's face was illuminated  with a smile. "I'll take it," and  he did take it and won out.  BRITISH COLUMBIA HORSE  Squadron orders No. 9 by Major Flick commanding "D"  squadron B.C. Horse.  Merritt, July 8.  Tx*oop drill, mounted ; Nicola,  every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.  until further orders.  Lower Nicola, every Saturday  at7:30 p.m. until further orders.  Squad drill, dismounted, at  Merritt every Tuesday at 7:30  p.m. until further orders.  Transfer; Sergeant Collins is  transferred to No. 4 troop (Lower  Nicola) vice McDougall. Corporal F. A. Howse is transferred  to No. 3 troop (Merritt.)  "Charles Flick, Major,  O.C."D" B.C.H.  GILMORE HILL ROAD  A road gang in charge of foreman Macdonald will resume work  on the new road around the foot  of Gilmore hill this week. The  crew left Kamloops Monday  morning and on the way out will  effect necessary repairs to the  road. They are bringing the  equipment with them. Superintendent White has had considerable difficulty securing men and  this has in a measure retarded  work on the new road.  During the past four years the  growth of Vancouver has been  more rapid than during the pre-  ceeding four years as the following figures will show : In 3903  the population according to the  directory was 24,342; in 1906,  50,379, and at the present- time,  110,068; which is more ��� than  double what it was four years  ago.  the Sporting World  THE LYTTON SPORTS  The Dominion day celebration  at Lytton was attended by the  fullest measure of success. It  was a beautiful day and the attendance was large and fully representative of all points through  the district. The programme of  sports was an exceptionally good  one for a town the size of Lytton  and the different events were  keenly contested. Laurie Baillie  won the majority of prizes carrying off the silver cup, gold and  bronze medals and cash prizes.  He ran the 100 yards open in  10 1-8 seconds.  to reach the coast about Saturday. The big games for the  Minto cup have been called for  July' 16 and 23 and several exhibition games have also been  arranged.  Things are rather quiet in  tennis circles through the valley  just now. Nicola is due to visit  Merritt and play a return  match but just when this will  be fixed is not known. There is  no reason why the fans should  not get busy and have a real good  season with the racquet.  GATE RECEIPTS WERE $320,000  When the last bit of money in  the house is counted, it is believed that Johnson's victory  over Jeffries will only net him  $3,600 more than the defeated  white man will receive. It is  believed that Rickard and Glea-  son will split approximately $130, -  000 in addition to their interests  in the moving pictures.  It is estimated that the gate  receipts were $320,000. The  purse was $101,000, with $10,000  bonus for each fighter. The cost  of the arena approximated $30,-  000. The estimated attendance  was 18,500.  Johnson's share of the purse  will be about $60,600; his bonus  $10,000 and his picture rights  $50,000, making a total of $120,-  600.  Jeffries is to receive $40,400; a  bonus of $10,000 and $66,666 for  his motion picture rights, or a  total of $117,066.  -Kamloops     ball    team   went  Nicola valley will send a football  team to Kamloops oh Tuesday  next to play theKamloops team.  A prize of twenty five dollars  has been hung up by the celebration committee at Kamloops.  The   Montreal   lacrosse team  left home this week and. is  due  Tio^wh^to^efearb^fore^heKevel-  stoke nine at Armstrong last  Friday but it required an extra  innings to turn the trick. The  game between Kamloops and  Nicola for the Twelfth is off the  Inland Capital boys having decided to take Revelstoke on for  the return game that day.  . ���o ���  The movement for a new pro.  lacrosse team has taken definite  shape when the club was given a  name and officers elected. The  name adopted is that of the  Shamrocks, and the team will be  composed of home brews who, it  is understood, have been promised exhibition matches this season by the Vancouvers and Westminsters, and who will enter the  B.C.L.A. next year. The four  players who forsook the Vancouver club are, of course, members  of the new organization, and  other of the local players have  rallied round.  About nine thousand witnessed  the Westminster-Vancouver league lacrosse match played last  Friday at the Terminal . City in  which the home twelve were  walloped by a score,of nine goals  to nothing. While the Royal  City stalwarts did most of the  attacking toroughout the match  rea  Established 1817.  Head Office:    Montreal  REST $12,000,000  President and General Manager.  PAID UP CAPITAL $14,400,000.  Sir Edward Clous.on, Bart.  Branches in all the principal cities and towns in Canada,  also in London, Eng., New York, Chicago and Spokane.  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Prices are reasonable and will fit the smallest purse.  Just opening up in the Old Nash Building, Quilchena, Ave.  Two doors west of the new Coldwater Hotel.  CLEANING AND PRESSING A SPECIALTY  GIVE ME A TRIAL AND IT WILL PAY YOU  G. STEPHENSON, Merchant Tailor  MERRITT, BC.  erritt Restaurant  A satisfied customer is the best advertisement  you can have���ask any of our regular boarders. They will tell you that they get the best  ��f service at the Merritt Restaurant. Delicacies  of the season always on hand.   Bread for Sale.   .  ANDREW HOGAN  Quilchena Ave. PROPRIETOR Merritt, B. C.  A NEW STORE  I have opened a store in the Roberts' Store Building, Front  St., Nicola, B.C.. Groceries, Confectionary, Fruits, Cigars,  Tobacco, Jewelery and Notions always in stock. I have also  a stock of Men's Overalls, Smocks, Shirts, Underwear, Collars, Ties, Belts, Etc., also Granite ware, Glassware, China-,  ware and Tinware, that I will dispose of at a very low figure.  The best of goods. Quick sales and small profits is my  motto,    Call and be convinced. V  A. L. LEONARD, Proprietor.  half  it wasn't until after  that the visiting team began to  make an impression. Until then  only two goals had been tallied.  But in the third rough work impelled -Referee Ditchburn, who  interpreted the rules with rigid  stringency, to send a procession  of .Vancouver men to cool their  heels in idleness on the fence.  The result was that four goals J  tirr.ewent in for New Westminster.  Three, more were made in the  last, and the game ended in  something like a riot. A few  minutes before the.jWhistle blew  two players got in an altercation  and began using their fists. Soon  most of the players were implicated and before long, the sward  thronged with a stream of spectators from the grand stand. 6
THE NICOLA- VALLEY NEWS
Friday,   July 8, 191Q
GEO. H. BROUGHTON
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THE LION AND
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By CHARLES KLEIN. -
®    A Story of American Life Novelized From the Plav t>v       ^
ARTHUR  HORNBLOW.
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Botb were sueur. reeling a certain
awkwardness. Tliey seemed to have
drifted apart In some way since those
delightful days In Paris and on the
ship.    Then he said:
"I'm go!n;r away, but I couldn't go
until I saw you."
"Yon are going away?" exclaimed
Shirley. s..rpri-ed.
•'Yp<\" he said. "I cannot stand it any
more ::t home. 1 had a hot talk with
my father yesterday ■about one thing
and another. He and I don't chin well
together. Heshles this matter of your
father's impeachment has completely
discouraged me. All the wealth in the
world could never reconcile me to such
methods: I'm ashamed of the role my
own flesh andchlood has played in that
miserable affair.' I can't express what
i feel about it. But what are you going to do?" he asked. "These surroundings are not for you"— He
looked around at the cheap furnishings
which be could see through the open
window, aud his face showed real concern.
"I shall teach or write, or go out as
governess," replied Shirley, with a
tinge of bitterness. Then smiling sadly she added: "Poverty is easy. It is
unmerited disgrace which is hard."
The young man drew his chair closer
and took hold of the hand that lay in
her lap.   She made no resistance.
"Shirley;" he said, "do you remember that talk we had on the ship? / I
asked you to be my wife. You led me
to believe that you were not indifferent
to me. I ask you again to marry me.
Give me the right to take care of you
and yours. I am the son of the world's
richest man, but I don't want his
money. I have earned a competence
of my own—enough to live on comfortably. We will go away where you
and your father and mother will make
their home with us. Do not let the
sins of the fathers embitter the lives
of the children."
"Mine has not sinned," said Shirley
bitterly.
"I wish I could say the same of
mine," replied Jefferson. "It is because the clouds are dark about you
that I want to come into your life to
comfort you."
The girl shook her head. .
"No. Jefferson, the circumstances
make such a marriage impossible.
Your family and everybody else would
say that I had inveigled you into it. It
is even more impossible now than I
thought it was when I spoke to you on
the ship."
Emotion stopped her utterance, and
she buried her face in her bands,
weeping silently.
"Shirley,"    said    Jefferson   tenderly,
"you are wrong.   If you  will not say
'Yes' now,  I  shall go away as  I told
my father I would, and one day I shall
come  back and  then   if you  are  still
single I shall ask you again to be my
wife."
"You may not want me then."
"I shall always want you," he whispered hoarsely,  bending over her.   In
the dim light of the porch he saw that
ner tear stained  race was drawn and
!>ale.    He rose and held out his band.
"Goodby," he said simply.
"Goodby. Jefferson."    She rose and
puc her hand in his.   "We will always
b<. friends."
He raised her hand to his lips.
"Goodby, Shirley.    Don't forget me.
iUshall eome^back=fon=you.^	
He went down the porch, and she
watched him go out of the gate and
down the road until she could see his
figure no longer. Then she turned back
and sank Into her chair, and, burying
her face iu her handkerchief, she gave
way to a torrent of tears which afforded some relief to the weight on ber
heart. Presently the others returned
from . their, walk, and she told them
about the visitor.
"Mr. .Ryder's son. Jefferson, was
here. We crossed on the same ship. I
introduced him to Judge Stott on the
dock."
The Judge looked surprised, but he
merely said:
"I hope for his sake that he is a different man from his father."
"He is." replied Shirley simply, and
nothing more was 3ald.
Two days went by, during which
Shirley went on completing the prepa-
"Shirley, you are wrong."
rations for her visit to New York. It
was arranged that Stott should escort
her to the city. Shortly before they
started for the train a letter arrived
for Sliirley. Like the first one. it had
been forwarded by her publishers, it
read as follows:
Miss Shirley Green: '
Dear Madam—1 shall be happy to see
you at my residence—Fifth avenue—any
afternoon that you will mention. Yours
very  truly,
JOHN   BURKETT   RYDER.
_, Per B.
Shirley smiled in triumph as, unseen
by her father and mother, she passed
it over to Stott. She at once sat down
and wrote this reply:
Mr. John Burkett Ryder:
Dear Sir—I am sorry that I am unable
to comply with your request. I prefer the
Invitation to call at your private residence should come from Mrs. Rvder
Yours,  etc., SHIRLEY GREEN.
She laughed as she showed this to
Stott
"He'll write me again," she* said,
"and next time his wife will sign the
letter."
An hour later she left Massapequa
for the city.
T
CHAPTER XI.
HE Hon. Fitzroy Bagley had
every reason to feel satisQed
with himself. His affaire de
cocur with the senator's
daughter was progressing more smoothly than ever, and nothing now seemed
likely to interfere with his carefully
prepared plans to capture an American
heiress. The interview with Kate Roberts in the library, so awkwardly disturbed by Jefferson's unexpected intrti
siou. had been followed by other interviews more secret and more successful,
and the plausible secretary had contrived so well to persuade the girl that
he really thought the world of her and
that a brilliant future awaited her.as=
his ■_wife that it was not long before
he found her in a mood to refuse him
nothing.        x.- ■;.,'._■■■':■.■;.
Bagley urged immediate marriage
He insinuated that Jefferson had treated her shamefully and that she owed it
to herself to show the world that therr-
were other men as good as the one'.'who
had jilted her. He argued that in view
of the senator being bent on the'match
with Ryder's son it would be worse
than useless for him (BagleyI to make
formal application for her hand, so,
as he explained, the only thing which
remained was a runaway marriage.
Confronted with the fait accompli.:
■'Papa-Roberts' would bow to the inev-;
itable. They could get married quietly
in town, go a way for a short trip.' and
when the senator had got over his first
disappointment they would be welcomed back with open arms.
Kate listened willingly enough to this
specious reasoning. In her heart she
was piqued at Jefferson's indiffereuce.
and she was foolish enough to really
believe that this marriage with a British nobleman, twice removed, would
be in the nature of a triumph over
',."." Besides, this project of an elopement appealed strangely to her frivolous imagination: it put her in the same
class as all her favorite novel heroines.
And it would be capital fun.
Meantime Senator Roberts, in blissful ignorance of this little plot against
his domestic peace, was growing im
patient, and he approached his friend
=Ryder-=o!_ce_-raore_.on__the__subject__o£__h!____
son Jefferson. The young man. he
said, had been back from Europe some
time. He Insisted on knowing what
his attitude was toward his daughter
If tbey were engaged to be married
bc said there should be a public an-
noencement of the fact. It was unfaii
to him and a slight to his daughter to
let matters hang tire In this unsatisfactory way. and he hinted that both hiui-
s«.Tf and his daughter might demand
their passports from the Ryder mansion unless some explanation were
forthcoming.
Ryder was in a quandary. He had
no wish to quarrel with his useful
Washington ally. He recognized the
reasonableness of his complaint. Yet
what could be do? Much as he himself desired the marriage, his son was
obstinate and showed little inclination
to settle down. He even hinted at attractions In another quarter. He did
not tell the senator of bis recent interview with his son when the latter,
made It very plain that the marriage
could never take place. Ryder senior
had his own reasons for wishing to
temporize. It was quite possible that
Jefferson might change his mind and
abandon his idea of going abroad, and
he suggested to the senator that perhaps if he, the senator, made the engagement public through the newspapers It might have the salutary effect
of forcing bis son's hand.
So a few mornings later there appeared among the society notes In several of the New York papers this paragraph:
The engagement Is announced of Miss
Katherine Roberts, only daughter of Senator Roberts of Wisconsin, to Jefferson
Ryder, son of Mr. John Burkett Ryder.
Two. persons in New York happened
to see the item about the same time,
and both were equally interested, although It affected them in a different
manner. One was Shirley Rossmore,
who had chanced to oleic uo the news
paper  at  the   breaiifast  table  iu . uer
boarding house.
"So soon?" she murmured to herself.
Well, why not?    She could not blame
Jefferson.    He had often spoken to her
of this match arranged by  his father,
and   tbey   had   laughed   over   it   as   a
typical  marriage of con ven ieuce modeled after the continental pattern.  Jefferson, she knew, had never cared for
the girl, nor taken the affair seriously.
Some  powerful   intiueuces   must  have
been at  work to make him surrender
so easily.    Here again she  recognized
the masterly hand of Ryder senior, and
more than ever she was eager to meet
this extraordinary   man   and   measure
her strength with  his.    Her mind, indeed, was too full of her father's troubles to grieve over her own  however
much she might have been inclined to
do so under other circumstances, and
all that day she did  her best to banish the paragraph from her thoughts
More  than  a   week   had   passed  since
she  left .Massapequa  and.   what  with
corresponding  with  financiers,  calling
ou   editors 'and  publishers,   every   moment of her time had been kept busy.
She had found a quiet and reasonable
priced boarding house off Washington
square, and here Stott had called several times to see her.    Her correspondence with Mr. Ryder had now reached
a phase when it was impossible to invent any further excuses for delaying
the interview asked, for.    As she had
foreseen, a day or two after her arrival   in   town   she  had   received  a   note
from Mrs. Ryder asking her to do her
the honor to call and see her. and Shirley,  after  waiting  another two days,
had replied making an appointment for
the following day at 3 o'clock.    This
was the same day on which the paragraph   concerning   the   Ryder-Roberts
engagement   appeared   in   the   society
chronicles of the nietropolis.
Directly after the meager meal which
in New York boarding houses is dignified by the name of luncheon Shirley
proceeded to get ready for this portentous visit to the Ryder mansion. She
was anxious to make a favorable impression on the financier, so she took
some pains with her personal appearance;
In about twenty minutes the car
stopped at the corner of Seventy-fourth
street. Shirley descended and with a
quickened pulse walked toward the
Ryder mansiou. which she knew well
by sight.
* "  '   *        ' • •■   ■" '*   'V ■ *■■' ■    »'-. -     «
There was one other person in New
York who that same morning had read
the newspaper item regarding the Ryder-Roberts betrothal, and he did not
take, the matter so calmly as Shirley
had done. On the contrary, it bad the
effect of putting him into a violent
rage. This was Jefferson. He was
working in his studio when he read it,
and live minutes later he was tearing
uptown to seek" the author of it He
understood its object,-of course. -They
wanted to force his hand, to shame
:him into this marriage,' to so entangle
him with the girl that no other alternative would be possible to an honorable man. It was a despicable trick,
and he had no doubt that his father
was at the back of it So his mind
now was fully made up. He would go
awaj- at once where they could not
make his life a burden with this odious
marriage which was fast becoming a
nightmare to him. He would close up
his studio and leave immediately for
Europe. He would show his father
once for all that he was a man and expected to be treated as one.
On arriving home the first person he
saw was the ubiquitous Mr. Bagley,
who stood at the top of the first staircase giving some letters to the butler.
Jefferson* cornered hi a. at once, holding out the newspaper containing the
offending paragraph.
"Say, Bagley," he cried, "what does
this mean? Is this any of your doing?"
The English secretary gave his employer's son a haughty stare and then,
without deigning to reply or even to
=glance_at_the__newspaper. continued hls_
instructions to the servant:
"Here,  Jorkins.   get  stamps   for  all
these letters and see they are mailed at
once.  They are very important"
"Very good, sir."
The man took the letters and disappeared, while Jefferson, impatient repeated his question:
"My doing?" sneered Mr. Bagley.
"Really. Jefferson, you go too far. Do
you suppose for one instant that I
would condescend to trouble myself
witli your affairs?"
Jefferson was In no mood to put up
with insolence from any one, especially from a man whom he heartily despised, so, advancing menacingly, he
thundered:
'I mean—were you In the discharge
of your menial-like duties Instructed
by my father to send that paragraph
to the newspapers regarding my alleged betrothal to Miss Roberts? Yes or
no?"
The man winced and made a step
backward. There was a gleam in the
Ryder eye which he knew by experience, boded no good.
"Really. Jefferson," he said In a more
conciliatory tone, "I know absolutely
nothing about the paragraph. This Is
the first I hear ot it. Why not ask
your father?"
"I will." replied Jefferson grimly.
He was turning to go in the direction of the library when Bagley stop-
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WHITE Friday, July 8, 1910  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS"  ra^  Jeffries Couldn't  Come Back  1 **    -  Former Champion Went Down  to Bitter Defeat at Hands of  Jack Johnston.       ;  Jack Johnston is still the  world's heavyweight 'cliampion.  He knocked out James J. Jeffries  in the fifteenth round at Reno,  Neyada^ontMonday.-VIt was a  one sided fight from start to finish and the big black man always had a decided advantage.  It was not the Jeffries of five  years agptbikt' Johnston' had >to  contend with for there was hone  of the old time flash _ and speed  and Jeffries simply had to stand  up and take;terrible punishment  particularly during the last five  rounds of thefight.,,   _  , At the beginning .of the; thirteenth  round the experts at?the��'ringside "passed out the verdict- that if Jeffries  would simply stay and not fight he  might stay the limit. As they came  up for the fifteenth round Johnson went  at his man_savagely. He sent Jeff, to  the floor forthe first time with a rain  of lefts and rights to the jaw, and Jeff  tookthe.count of eight twice. Each  "time Jeff fell outside the lower rope on  theiplatform.-/ As soon as he got up the  second time he staggered for a foothold,  Johnson sprang at him like a tiger and  with right and left swings to the jaw  sent him through the lower ropes of the  east side of the ring, where he lay still.  As.Jeffries;hung through the ropes^ after the last knockout a hundred of his  friendsirushed forward.  . "Please don't let the old man be  knocked out.    Stop it." they called.  Jeffries-was not counted out. As the  timekeeper's hand moved up and down  the towel was brought into the ring  from Jeffj's corner. Whether, counted  out or not it probably-will be. recorded  as a knockout.  Ring experts agree that it was not  even a championship fight:   Jeffries had  were nearly shut-and his face was  covered with blood. With trembling  legs and shielding arms he tried a defence, but could not. Johnson landed a  terrific"right smash on' the jaw, followed by two left hooks. He went  down again.  Jeffries' physician and other friends  jumped into the ring. "Stop it, "they  cried, "don't put the old   fellow  out."  Sam Berger, Jeffries' manages, ran  along the ring calling to Bob Armstrong, "Bring that towel. You know  what I mean, and don't let him get  hit.'' y;-:i: < y.-y  7   .-:���''���-'-:���';:-  . From Johnson's corner his seconds  were calling to him to quit. Then the  referee stopped the timekeeper and it  was all over.       .      ��� ���_....-���...���  Then soothing liquids were applied to  the fallen champion's bruised face, but  his heart was something that could not  be reached. As soon as he had regained his sense of persons arid of the  rapid-fire events that had pushed him  into oblivion he took his head in his  hands and groaned.  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Thomas Henry  Jones of Douglas Lake, occupation rancher, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S. W. Corner of the Fish  Lake Indian Reserve, thence  North 50 chains, thence West 7  chains, thence North 30 chains,  thence West 73 chains, thence  South 72 chains, thence East 64  chains, thence South 8 chains,  thence East 16 chains to point  of commencement. Containing  560 acres more or less.  Thomas Henry Jones  Dated May 17th, 1910.    r23  WATER NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that an application will  be made under Part V of the "Water Act 1909."  to obtain a license in the Kamloops Division of  Yale District.  - (a) The name, address and occupation of the  applicant: John C. Lay<ock, rancher, Mammette  Lake. ���.     ���,.-'.;.-_. ;���;.- ���    :.< " ��� ���>_���;���:'--    .���������'���-.  - (b)_ The name of -the lake. Lake about three  miles east of Mammette Lake,   i .   :...  -;  (d) The quantity of water���AH the lake contains.  (e) ; The character of proposed works���dam,  ditch and flume.  "(f) The premises on which water is" to be used-  Lot 1324.  (g) The purpose for which water is to be used-  Irrigation. ~ ;''":.  (h). If for irrigation describe the land intended  to be,irrigated, giving acreage���About 30 acres. "  V (j) Area of Crown land intended to be occupied  by the proposed works--50 square yards.  [k] This notice was posted on the 24th day of  June 1910 and application will be made to the commissioner', on the 23th day of July 1910.  JOHN C. LAYCOCK,  Mammette Lake.  Nicola  Land Act  Division   of  V J  a chance in the second.round, perhaps,  but after|the sixth it was plain that he  was weakening and outclassed at every  point. "After the" eleventh round it was  hopeless, i; It was the greatest demonstration the ring has ever seen "of the  failureof a fighter to "come back"  after years of retirement. " The youth  and science of the black man made Jeff  look like a green man. The great Jeffries was! like a log. The.reviled Johnson was like a black "panther beautiful  in his alertness and defensive attack.  Jeffries'fought by inches, it seemed,  showing his gameness and his great  fighting heart in every -round, but he  was only a shell of his old self. The  old power to" take* a" terrible beating and  bear it until he landed the knockout  blow was'jgone. -jiAfter the third round  Johnson, treated .his['.opponent almost\aa  a joke. He smileii and blocked playfully, warding off the bearlike rushes  of Jeffries with a marvellous science.  The fight was on the square. Of the  latter there was no.doubtafter the first  round. 'There'was no'evidence' of the  alleged yellow streak in Johnson. He  proved himself" so absolutely Jeffries'  master that experts such as W. Cor-  bett,...the_ Australian sporting,,,writer  "andrihgexpert,"declared that Tommy  t Burns had put kup a better fight against  Johnson and_iha_t___^tha_=black_=man____was  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, <r 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  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola/;  Take notice that James0 Chopin  Morgan of Toronto, occupation  educationist; intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described lands : ; 'l'���"'���'.';������-  Commencing at a post planted  ,40 chains South; of the Northwest corner of Lot 1759, thence  80 chains South, thence 40 chafrik.  West, thence 80: chains^North,  thence 40 chains East to point of  commencement.  James Chopin Morgan  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent.  Dated April 29th, 1910:*  Commencing*at a post planted  at the South West corner oi  Duncan Macphail's application  of the same date, thence West  one mile, thence South one mile,  thence East one mile, thence  North one mile to point of commencement.  Donald Macphail  Per Duncan Macphail, Agent  Dated April 22, 1910.    23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Duncan Mac-1  phail of Nicola, occupation rancher,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  about four and a half miles due  east of the east shore of Mis-  sezoula Lake at about half a miie  from the South: end, thence  North one mile, thence East one  mile, thence South' one mile,  thence West one mile to point of  commencement.  '- Duncan Macphail  Dated April 22, 1910.    23  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  , District.    District of Nicola. ......'  Take notice that Margaret  Leslie; of, Prescott,: Ont., -occupaT  tion widow, intends to apply for  permission to purchase-: the t fok  lowing described lands : _  Commencing at a post planted  about 10 chain s 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:  - ; *  Margaret Leslie  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent  Dated April 25th, ,1910. - 23  only playing.  The end was swift and terrible. It  looked as though Johnson ��� had been  holding himself under cover all the rest  of the time and now that he had  measured Jeffries in all his weakness  had determined to stop it quick.  Jeffries had lost the power of defence,'^  a series of right and left uppercuts delivered at will sent him staggering to  the ropes. He turned and fought back  by instinct and because he was 'dying  hard. With the exceptions of a few  fast rounds the fight was Johnson's.  Jeffries did not have the punch. Jeffries could not reach the black. Again  he was lacking speed���it was like, hitting a punching bag. .. i The Jeffries'  crouch was in evidence at tithes, but  during the rest of the fight he fought  standing straight and working with  some of his old agrcssiveness.  The fifteenth round started with a  clinch after Jeffries had failed to land  on the body. Johnson then, tore loose  and before the spectators were prepared for the finish he had sent Jeffries  down with lightning-like left/and right  blows to the jaw. Jeff slipped and fell  half way through the ropes. Those  under him saw that he had lost his  sence of surroundings. His time had  come. He was feeling the way he had  caused others;to feel in the days of his  youth and powsr. ���     ,  'Johnson came over and stood poised  over his adversary ready for a left  hook if Jeffries regained his feet, Jim  Corbet, :!whp��� stood in . Jeffries' corner  during thefight" telling Johnson what a  fool he was and.how he was in for the  beating of his v life, ran forward with  one of his arms outstretched, crying  "Oh don't, Jack; Oh, dont hit him."  Jeffries paijiftillyraieed. himself. ���to his  "feet" "His jaw had dropped.'~   His eyes  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land District.  District of Ashcroft.  ���>Takt notice that Wallace-R.- Parker of Van-'  couver,   B. ���'., occupption carpenter,  intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following:  le.   ribed lands: ���--.  Ccommencing at a post planted about one and a  hallf miles South of Pre-emption No. 757 (.Upper  Coldwater) thence running: South 40 chains,  t hence West 40 chains, thence North 40 chains,  the nee East 40 chains to point of commencement,  tandcon taining: 160 acres more or less.  WALLACE R. PARKER.  -   --    ^- R. G. Stanley Anthony, Agent.  Date May 17th. 1910. 19-28  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of .Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  Take notice that Hilda King of  Montreal, occupation spinster,  intends -to apply for ~ permission  to purchase the following described lands: , '  Commencing at a-post planted  at a point in the East boundary  of Lot 1763, directly West of the  north boundary of Lot 842,  thence -North-one -mile,-thence  East one mile, thence South one  mile, thence West one mile to.  point of commencement.,  Hild King  Per A. W. McVittie; Agent  ,/ Dated April 24th, 1910. ��� * 23 V  Land Act :���  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  Take notice that William Munro  of Nicola, occupation \ miner, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  lands: Commencing at a post  planted at the South West corner  of Duncan Macphail's application  of the same ^date--'thence East  one mile, thence South oneimile,  thence West one mile, thence  North one mile to point of^commencement; c:^y:y::::- ':m.K_vj.,;'.  William Munro  ����� Dated April 22y 1910�� ?23  West 40 chains, thence North 40  chains, thence East 40 chains to  point of commencement, and  containing 160 acres more or  less.  Charles James Stewart  R. G. Stanley Anthony, Agent  Date May 17, 1910.  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that Laura R.  Marshall of Vancouver, occupation spinster, intends 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. B. Tingley. Otter  ���. Valley, occupation road foreman, intends to  apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands for  permission to purchase thc following land: Commencing at a post planted -at the N. E. corner of  Lot 1770. Ottei Valley. tliPi.ct' Noith SO chains,  thence East m chains, thenCcSuiith 80 < hain.s,  thence West 80 chains to point'uf commencement.  Containing 640 acres. ������. '>  Edgar Bliss Tingley, locator.  Dated 29th April, 1910. 17-25  TAKE NOTICE that Thomas Niven: of Vancouver, occupation ..engineer.' intends to  apply for permission to purchase the.following-  land. Commencing at'a pos-t planted at the N. E.  corner of Lot 1776, Otter Valley.- thence South 80  chains, thence East SO chains, thence North 80  chains, thence West 80 caains to point of commencement.    Containing 640 acres.  Thomas NiVk'n, Applicant.  ���       ,       ,       ���������������       Per E. B. Tin._i.bv. Agent.  Dated 29th April. 1910. 17-25  TAKE Notice, that R, Lennox Clark, of Van-  ��� couver, occupation broker, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following land:  Commencing at a post planted 80 chains north of  the north east corner of. Lot 1776/ Otter Valley,  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west '80 chains to  point of commencement.. Containing 640 acres.  Robert Lennox Clark, Applicant.  E. B. Tingley, Agent.  Dated 29th Apnl, 1910.       -; "',:'-    17-25  LAND CT.  Land Aet  Kamloops Division of Yale* Land  District. District of Nicola.  Take notice that Mary V. Munro  of Nicola, occupation married  woman,-intends to apply for permission jto; purchase the following described Hands: Commencing at a post planted at the South  West corner of the application of  Donald Macphail of the'Jsame  date,; thence; North one! mile,  thence* West^ one mile, thence  South one mile, thence East* one  mile to point of commencement.  Mary V. Munro  ��� Per William Munro, Agent  Dated April 22, 1910.    23  Nicola   Land   District.        District   of  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  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 west, half a mile south, half a mile  west and one mile north to place of  beginning.  "FLORA M. EVANS.  Per A. W. McVittie.  April 21st, .1910       14-22 Agent  TAKE Notice, that John Ronald, of Vancouver,  ��� intends to apply for permission to ourchase  the following described land. Commencingat a  post planted 160 chains north of the N. E, corner  of Lot 1776, Otter Valley, thence north 80 chains,  thence eost, 80 chains, thence south SO chain*,  thence westSO chains to point of commencement.  Containing G40acre3.. /  John Ronald, Applicant.  .'.���._.::E;'B. Tingley, Agent.  Dated April 29th, 1910.     .    . . -..;��� 17-25  TAKE Notice, that Joan Gxahan,.of Greenwood,  ��� occupation wife of. Angus Graham,' rancher,  intends to apply for: permission' to, purchase the  following land: ��� Commencing at a post planted 80  chains east of the N. E. corner''of Lot' 1776, running south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains to point of  commencement.   Consaining"640 Acres.  '."  Joan Graham, Applicant.  _ E.B. Tingley, Agent.  Dated 29th April. 1910. 17-26  Land Act  "Nicola Division of Kamloops Land District.    "  District of Yale.  TAKE notice that I. Maxwell Jenkins, of Kelowna, occupation laborer, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the- following; described  lands :���  Commencing at a post planted at the north  ��ast corner of land applied for: by F.,' W.. Fraser,  thencejorth_ twenty__chains,=thencc-_west=fortv;  chains, thence south twenty chains, thence east  forty chains to point of commencement, and containing eighty acres, more or le.-s.  " MAXWELL S.' JENKINS.  June 13, 1910. .,._,-"���.   v:-.;f r.  Land Act  TAKE notice that sixty days after date I, Charles Montague Winny, of Middlesboro, occupation  engineer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:      '  Commencing at a pout planted At the. south  east corner of Pre-emption No, 235, and running  north 80 chains.thence east 40 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 40 chains to point of  commencement.   _  . -���',.;'���;        CHARLES.MONTAGUE WINNY,'  '    r .-���-��� -R.-H. Winny. Agent.  Nicola. June 17th, 1910. 19-28  , Land Act  TAKE notice that sixty days after date I, Sarah  Winny. of Nicola, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: ���., ���'., : ;:-.  ";'��� < 'ommencing iat a post'planted at the south east  corner of Lot 6987, and running west 40 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 40 chains,  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement.  SARAH WINNY,  ���   "     ��� R. H. Winny. Agent.  Nicola. June 17. 1910. .   19-28  LAND_ACT  Kamloops|Division of Yale Land  District. ' District of Nicola.  Take notice that Ethel M. King  of Montreal, occupation artist,  intends to apply for permission  to purchase the -following described lands:  Commencing at.a post.planted  at the''intersection'' of the' South  boundary, of: Lot 1765 with the  ^ast^boundary^of^Ed^lSlOf  thence South 30 chains more or  less to the South East corner of  Lot 1310, thence West 20 chains  to the North East corner of Lot  841, thence South 40 chains to the  South East corner of Lot 841,  thence West-40; chains more or  less,to the East boundary.-6f 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  less1 to the South * boundary of  Lot 1795, thence West 20 chains  more or less to point of commencement.  Ethel M. King  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent.  Dated April 24th, 1910.   23  ;r.vVr --,;.   LANDACTV^ ���'���*-������    -v-,.'.  TAKE NOTICE, that David Beath, of Van  ��� couver, occupation broker.' -intends to apply  for ���; pemiBsion to purchase .the following described land: . ���:���;���---.- '.���.-������ . _.���_,.. -  Commencing at a post planted 80 chains East of  the N. E. Corner of. Lot 1778. Otter Valley, running North 80 chains, thence .East 80 chains,  thence South 80ohains, thence West 80 chains' to  point of commencement.   Containing 640 acres.  David Beath; Applicant  ���       ,������... Per E. B. Tingley, Agent  Da ted 29th April, 1910.       ,.,., 14-22  7 7 7y;ywmCEy .-' -r'&y  A reward * is offered for the  apprehension or information leading to the convictio^ of.the party or parties who 'broke into the  storerooms of o. 3 shaft of the  Diamond Vale Collieries, Limited  and took away a steel brace,  hammer and Wolff lamp.  Diamond Vale Collieries Limited.  June 20, 1910.    ���  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  -District.    District of "Nicola.  Take   notice   that   Constance  Hutchison of Victoria, occupation  married woman,? in tends to apply  for permission  to purchase the  following described lands: ......  -Commencing at a post planted  at the North East corner of Lot  1752, thence South: one mile,  thence East half a mile, thence  North one mile, thence West half  a mile to point of commencement.  ^   ��     Constance Hutchison  Per A. W. McVittie, Agent  Dated April 25th, 1910.    23  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  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 jthe  same" date; thence East one mile,  thence South one mile, thence  West one mile, thence North; one  mile to point of commencement.  yyy ^ -y.". -Belle Macphail  ^f-Per Duncan Macphail, Agent  Dated April 22, 1910.    23    _  Land Act  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  "'' District.   " District of Nicola.  ^g,Take_jiotice ;that_AllisterBlack_  Fletcher of ^Nicola,   occupation  law student, intends to applyfor  permission; to-purchase  the following  described 5lands:   Commencing at a post planted at the  South West corner   of   Duncan  Macphail's   application    of  the  same  date,   thence   North  one  mile,   thence J; West  one   mile,  thence South   one   mile, thence  East one mile to point of commencement.  /f Allister Black Fletcher  " 'Per Duncan Macphail, Agent.  Dated April 22, 1910. 23  LAND ACT.  Nicola Land District.    Kamloops Division of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Katherine Kirby of Nicola, occupation married woman, intends tb 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 mile, east one mile, south  half a mile, west half a mile, south  half a mile and west half a mile to  place of beginning.  KATHERINE KIRBY  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st. 1910.<  ; 14-22 , Agent.  '  L-ND ACT.  Nicola   Land   District.       District   of  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Stanley Kirby  of Nicola, occupation Hotel Keeper, intends to apply for -permission to purchase the following described lands:���  . Commencing at a post planted 20  chains north of the south-west corner  of Lot 1484; thence one mile west, one  mile south, one! mile east, one mile  north to place of beginning.  . STANLEY KIRBY/  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.        14-22 "Agent.  Land Act.Notice s  Take Notice that Daniel   Murray   of Oakland.  California, occupation Honse-builder, intends   to  make   application to purchase the following described land: Commencing at a   post  planted   at  the N. E. Corner of Lot 1346,   thence running   80  chains East,'thence 80 chains South, thence 80  chains West, thence 80 chains North to point of  commencement, containing 640 acres. ���  Dated April 19th. 1910.;       ......   =,,  ���   Daniel Murray, applicant  '���'"������'.-    J. F. Murray agent.  Land Act Notice ,,  Take notice that Angus Graham pf Greenwood,  occupation Rancher.' intends to make, application  to purchase the following described land: Commencing at a post planted 80 chains East of the  N. E..Corner of Lot 1346. thence running East 80  chains, thence South'40 cfhains. thence West 20  chains, thenco South 40 chains, thence West 60  chains, thence North 80 chains to point of commencement, containing560acres. . ������ !  Dated April 19th, 1910.  Angus Graham applicant,  J. F. Murray agent.  LAND ACT.  Nicola   Land   District.        District   of  ��� ' Kamloops, Division of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Samuel L.  Boyd of . Prescott, Ont, -occupation  Gentleman, intends to" apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted 180  chains west and 140 chains south of the  south-west corner of Lot 1484; thence  north one mile, east one mile, south  one mile, and west one* mile to place of  beginning.  SAMUEL L. BOYD,  ,       , - Per.A.W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.     "14-22   :        Agent.  Land Act.Notice  NICOLA AND KAMLOOPS LANDfDISTRICT.  Districc of Yale.'*1' ;���  Take notice that Joseph Logan, Thompson of  Vancouver, occupation, farmer, '.incends to apply  for permission to purchase thefollow/ngdescribed  lands: ..      :  Commencing at a post' planted- it the southwest corner of Lot 751, about two miles south of  .samette Lake, thence 80 chains North/ thence 40  chains West, thence.80 chains South, thence40  chains East, to point of commencement, and  containing 320 acres more or less."   _' �� i  JOSEPH LOGAN THOMPSON.  ��� -._        - -   i .     - - r -   r: Frank Bailey. Agent.  Dated March 16th.; 1910.'. \  LAND ACT.  Nicola   Land   District.  " Land Act Notice  *";*".,    _.;���__�����___  Nicola-Kamloops Land District.  ������- Yale District.  Take notice that I; A. W. Strickland, of Nicola,  B. C, occupation bank manager, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described  lands : -���������'������ -'*  Commencing at a post planted 40 chains north of  the northwest corner of Lot 573. -thence 40 chains  north, thence 40 chains.east, thence 40 chains  south and thence 40 chains west to"'5point of commencement. ;        .! "     '  ���'   -_^T     -/���'-   ���.  "  A. W., STRICKLAND,. Applicant.  ��� _.   .".     .,       .-        .     Stanley Kirby, Agent.  -j^^^L^i'ii1!^' ^��yy 10-1S   ���'  ^      Act Notice  Nicola Land District.", Kamloops Division of  Yale. B. C  . Take notice that Frances Ebbs Canavan of  Victoria, B. C��� occupation, married woman, intends to apply for.permission to purchase the  following described lands: ���*-  Commencing at a. post planted at the Southwest corner .of Lot 689.near������ Beaver or Moore  Creek, thence running.Westerly 20-.ch__ins, thence  Northerly 80-chains,- thence Easterly"20 chains,  thence Southerly 80 chains to pojnt of beginning,  containing 160 acres more or less. ..  r, x o .     .,        FRANCES* EBBS CANAVAN.  Dated April 14th, 1910.' \   14-22     ;     _._, . .  Of  -..'Land Act .-;  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  , District.. District of Nicola.  v.Talice notice that Donald Macphail of Nicola, occupation farmer,- intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Land Act \  Kamloops Division of Yale.Land  j District.    District of Nicola.  Take notice that David P. Ter-  rill of Middlesboro, occupation  g;entleman, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted at the  South West corner of William  Muhrb'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.  David P. Terrill  Per Duncan Macphail, Agent  Dated April 22, 1910.  District  Kamloops, Division of Yale.  Take Notice that Nancy Hutchinson  of Prescott, Ont., occupation -Widow,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following���described  lands:���  Commencing at a post pianted 180  chains west and 140 chains south of the  south-west corner of ��� Lot 1484; thence  south one mile, east one miie, north  one mile and west one mile to place of  beginning.  ���*���"? Nancy Hutchinson  Per A. W. McVittie,  April:21st, 1910.       14-22    m   Agent.  Land Act Notice  Nicola Land District:'  Kamloops Diyision of  , Yale. B: C.  Jake notice that Harold.W.- Ebbs Canavan of  Victoria. B. C, occupation' consulting engineer,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post��planted * nt' 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.  a     _   HAROLD W. EBBS CANAVAN.  Dated April 14th."I910 a4-22 J  ''-    ��� ^".Xahdj Act' - '  -  Kamloops Division of Yale ;Land  District. District of Nicola:  Take noticesth'atjDhatrles James  Stewart of:Vancouver, occupation  salesman, intends to japplyv for  permission.to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted about  one mile South of pre-emption  757 Upper "Cbldwaterf- thence  running South 40 chains, thence  LAND Acr.yy  Nicola   Land   District.       District   of  Kamloops, Division of Yale. %  .-���i Take Notice that Charlotte Boyd of  Prescott, Ont., occupation Married woman, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted 180  chains west and 220 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. ���'-���'*-  .. i Charlotte Boyd,  Per A. W. McVittie,  April 21st, 1910.       14-22 Agent.  of  Njicola " 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 ;! *t 1778;  thence north 60 chains, more > less to  the north west corner of It 1778;  thence east 20 chains, thence "orth 20  chains to the point-'ofbeginni **���. ^ ~  Edward Mokt\n         ,-./    |Per A. W. McVittie, ,-..  ' ������'*' ���   ��� - Agent.  April 28th, 1910. 14-22  LAND a ACT NOTICE    \  KAMLOOPS DIVISION - NICOLA DISTRICT.  -      wsWto^yajp:        I  Take notice "that Edith Mabel Anthony of Canford, B. C, occupation married woman, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands : r.,_. fc  Commencing at a pos't-planted-about one mile  North of Lot 1639..thence running.East 40,'chains:  thence North 80 chains:-thence" West 40fchains:  thence South 80 chains to point of commencement  and containing 320 acres more.or less.        |  "EDITH MABEL ANTHONY.  ���        ��� "   ' R. G. Stanley Anthony,f Agent.  Dated April 9th. 1910. . 9-17 f  : " Lnnd:Act ' I  Nicola Division' of Kamloops  := Land District T  District of Yale I  Take notice that Frank William  Fraser . of. Kelowna, ^B*, C., ipecu-  pation Cannery Manager, intends  to apply for permission tofpur-  chase the following described  land. ; Commencing at a | post*  plknted onHhe north shore of"  Chain lake and running north  forty chains, thence east eighty  chains, thence south tvlenty  chains, jtherice west five chains  mbrefo-g.iess.to !he shore of Ghain  lake, thenco westerly along| the  northshoro r Chain lake eighty  chains more cr less to, the point  of cbmmepcement;' and containing 160 acres more or less.  | x  Frank WilliamTraser.  May 9th^ 1910. 3  Land Act Notice.  Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice that Maxwell Adams, of  12 South Parade, Southsea, England,  occupation Barrister-at-Law, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands :  Commencing at a post planted on the  North side of the Quilchena river, about  4 miles East of Lot 696,   thence North  80 chains, thence East 40 chains, thence  South 80 chains, thence West 40 chains.  Maxwell Adams  Archibald W. McVittie, Agent.  June 6th, 1910.       21-30      Land Act  Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice that Leonie R. Brother-  ton, of Broom Road, Teddington, England, occupation spinster, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencingat a post planted in the  middle of the West boundary of Maxwell Adam's application of even date,  thence North 80 chains, thence West 80  chains, thence South 80 chains, thence  East 80 chains.  Leonie R. Brotherton.  Archibald W. McVittie, Agent.  June 6, 1910.   .   21-30  Land Act  Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice - that Lacey R. Johnson,  Railway  Engineer,   of Montreal, Quebec,1 intends to apply  for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Corhrifencing at a post planted at the  Southeast corner of Leonie R. Brother-  ton's'application of equal date, thence  South 80 chains, thence West 80 chains,  thence North 80 chains,   thence East 80  chains. .  Lacey R. Johnson.  Archibald W: McVittia, Agent.  June 6th, 1910.       21-30.  t Land Act  r       ,       Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take jiotice that Julia Ord, of Montreal, "Quebec, married: woman, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  20 chains North of the Southwest corner of Leonie R. Brotherton's application 'of June 6, thence North 80  chains, thence West 80 chains, thence  South 80 chains, thence East 80. chains,  i Julia Ord.  '   'Archibald W. McVittie, Agent.  June 7, 1910.       21-80.  Land Act  ��� ";��� ' Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice that Grace  Johnson, of  Montreal, Quebec, spinster,   intends to  apply, for permission  to  purchase  the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile South of the Southeast corner of  Julia 'Ord's application of equal date,  thence North 80 chains, thence West 80  chain's, ,thence South 80 chains, thence  East 80 chains.  ' ' Grace Johnson.  '   Archibald W. McVittie, Agent.  June 7, 1910.   '   21-30     ,  Land Act  Nicola Land District.  ' Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take ��� notice   that Thomas Evans, of  Vancouver, B. C,   gentleman,   intends  to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the  Southwest corner of Lewis Ord's application, which is equivalent to the  Northeast corner of Lot 1137, thence  North 80 chains, thence West 80 chains,  thence South 80 chains, thence East 80  cnains. ���  Thomas Evans.  Archibald W. McVittie, Agent.  June 8, 191s.       21-30 ���.      -  Land Act  Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice that Marjory  Evans, of  Vancouver, B. C, married  woman, intends to apply for  permission   to   purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted 20  chains South of the Northeast corner  of R. Ernest Johnson's application of  equal date, thence East 40 chains,  thence South 40 chains, thence West 40  chains, thence North 40 chains.  Marjory Evans.  Aachibald W.'McVittie, Agent.  June 7, 1910.       21-23  Land Act  .Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of.Yale.  Take notice that Lewis Ord, of Montreal, Quebec, Mechanical Engineer, in-  tedds to apply for permission   to  purchase the following described lands :  Commencing at a post planted in the  middle of the West boundary of Grace  Johnson's application of even date,  thence West 80 chains, thence South  80 chains, thence East 80 chains, thence  North 80 chains.  Lewis Ord.  Archibald W. McVitte, Agent.  June 7, 1910.        71-30  Land Act  Kamloops    Division  of   Yale    Land  District.    District of Nicola.  TAKE notice that Solomon Shrimp-  ton of Nicola, occupation rancher, intends to - apply for permission to purchase the following  described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted at the  Northeast corner of Lot .691 thence 60  chains North, thence 60 chains West,  thence 60 chains South; thence 60 chains  East to point of commencement containing 360 acres more or less.  B SOLOMON SHRIMPTON  Per Richard Hazlehurst, Agent  Dated June 17th 1910. 21-30  Land Act  Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice that R.  Ernest Johnson,  of Montreal, Quebec, Railway Engineer,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Comniencing at a post planted at the  Southeast corner  of Grace Johnson's  application of even date, thence South  80 chains, thence'West 80 chains, thence  North 80 chains, thence East 80 chains.  ; R. Ernest Johnson.  Archiaald W. McVittie, Agent.  June 7, 1910.       21-30  Land Act  Nicola Land District.  Kamloops Division of Yale.  Take notice that Leonard  Evans, of  Vancouver, B.C., Piano Tuner, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands :  Commencing at a post planted at the  Southwest corner of Lot 1137, thence  West 80 chains, thence North 80 chains,  -thenee^East^SO^chainsrthence^South'SO  chains.  Leonard Evans.  ArchibBld W. McVittie, Agent.  June 8, 1910.    21-23.  Ice Cream and  Just make a warm day  more comfortable by try-  a dish of pure Ice Cream.  MRS. W. SCHMOCK  Just back of Postoffice  VOGHT ST.  Trucking  and Dray ing  It matters not what class of  hauling it is I can give you  the best of service and  prices will suit you.  Stables:    Coutlee Avenue  Merritt^BfC.  Orders Promptly Executed  Lots of Good  and Prices are Just Right  You needn't be tied up in building your house  now because I can supply you with any grade  of lumber that you require. I have four cars  on the road and they will be here by the first  of next week, no later than July 12.  (hi Your Orders in Early  All Kinds of Trucking and  Draying Pone.  GEORGE RICHES  Temporary offices :  Granite Avenue - MERRITT, B. C.  i      __?��� _#*   \r J f-*_"*^ ��� H"tvw  - '-'js ,&& ���:"�� it��� ���  THE NICOLA .VALLEY NEWS  Friday,   July 8, 1910  Diamond Vale Supply Co.  Merritt, B. C.  Diamond Vale SupplyCo  Merritt, B. C.  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  on all Boots and Shoes sold for  cash. Don't overlook this chance  to save money.  We have the most complete stock of staple  and fancy  Groceries  in ihe 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 best.  The Diamond Vale   Supply   Co*, Ltd  Merritt, B. C.  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.  THENICOLA VALLEY INVESTMENT AND LAND  COMPANY, LIMITED  A. L. DINGEE,        -        -        -        -        - Secretary-Treasurer  MERRITT HOMESITES  AND BUSINESS PROPERTY  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  Acre and half acre blocks at Merritt at today's prices  will prove profitable buying. Only a limited number  to sell.    Prices and full particulars from:  The Diamond Vale  Supply   Co., Ltd.  Terms to suit  purses  Merritt, B. C.  J. P. BOYD ��� - -    -    Manager.  Act now���profit  accordingly

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