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Array ���    "VJi'lV  Vol. 2, No   21  MERRITT, B. C.   JULY 7, 1911  Price 5 Cents  Celebration Was  Big Success  Most Successful Event Ever Held  in Nicola Valley  The Dominion Day Celebration  in Merritt on Saturday last was  an event that every resident of  ^erritt had good reason to be  proud of.    From the firing of the  Salute in the morning at 7 a. m.  until the dance was over at 12  p. nu everything passed off without an accident or mishap to mar  the fine program which kept the  large crowds interested and pleas-  Jed from the time when the procession of school children headed  by the Merritt Band   marched  from the school to the grounds  where the sports and races were  to be held.   The day was ideal.  ^The town was thronged with a  large number of visitors all of  whom seemed to enter thoroughly into the spirit of the occasion  and appeared to be more than  pleased  with   the   programme  provided for their entertainment.  In the childrens races every  event was keenly contested and  the entries for each, which were  {many,  were sharp on time, so  ��� that the committee in charge of  the races had no trouble in starting and finishing on time, this  part of the programme.  The baseball match at 10.30 a.  m. was between Merritt and  Middlesboro, and the game from  a spectator's standpoint was both  good and very amusing. The  score at the end of seven innings  ~ stood' Merritt, i0; Middlesboro",  * 12. In the football match five  teams entered. The winning  team were from Middlesboro.  The horse.races attracted the  ) largest portion of the crowd dur-  ing the afternoon and every event  as advertised with the exception  of one,  had plenty of entries.  ,      One-half-mile dash; J. Charles first,  H. Charles second.    Purse $75, and $15.  Klootchmans ���repeat;   Lizzie   1st.,  ; maggie 2nd.   Purse, $10, and $5.  Pony race���dash,   14 1-2 hands, 1-4  mile; A. W. Strickland 1st., E. A. Collett 2nd.   Purse, $80, and $10.  Cowboys one-half-mile dash in which  '  there was seven entries; Joe  McAuley  1st.,   J.   Jackson 2nd. Purse, $20, and  $10.  ^^=One-quarterjmile^dash; J.^Williams  1st., A. W. Strickland 2nd.   Purse, $50  and $20.  ��� The bucking contest was won by R.  L.   McGill   1st.,   Antoine  Abite 2nd.  Purse $15 and $10.  The  Cowboy's  turning stakes race  was won by H. Jackson 1st, Alex (Indian) 2nd. and E. A. Collett 3rd. Purse,  ,   $15, $10and$5.  The tug of war was one of the  main features of the day. Five  teams of fine men each entered  and a game of main strength and  endurance was ended by a team  from No. 1 mine at Middlesboro  winning the purse.  The Ladies' Auxiliary of the  hospital  had   the   refreshment  :   privileges for the day and the  :   dance in Menzies Hall in the even-  ���',;.��� ing.   This latter was particularly  V successful.  The only event which might  have marred the day's sport was  the accident to young H. Castil-  ;   liou, whose pony rolled on him,  i   during the pony dash, fracturing  his collar bone.  Owing to the brief notice the  I   B. C. Horse did not turn out in  sufficient force to justify the officials in holding the events.  y     When all expenses in connection with the celebration  were  ��� paid off, the finance committee  ;   had about $250 in hand to turn  over to the hospital fund.  day. For the final exercises a  large number of parents and  relatives of the pupils attended.  Eric Brolin and May Olson  were awarded prizes for punctuality and deportment throughout  the scholastic year. A number  of pupils were found eligible for  promotion; the roll for this will  be completed by the re-opening  of the fall term. The report of  the principal showed an average  daily attendance of over 150  pupils. Ten or twelve of the  children have been found eligible  for the high school and it is  thought if all eligibles attend  next term it will be possible to  form a nucleus for a high school  here next year.  At the ck>3e of the examination Rev. T. Walker made a  short and sweet speech which  was very much appreciated by  the boys and girls and Mayor  I.aEastwbod and the three members of the school board; Messrs.  Cleasby, Jackson and Forsythe,  gave a big and sweet treat of  caddies, nuts, oranges, bananas  etc., which was mightily appreciated by the boys and girls.  A splendid spirit between teachers, pupils and school board was  evident and all parted in high  spirits.  Date of reopening will be published in the News.  tulameen  Diamonds  MR. WINNY'S DEATH.  By the death of R. H. Winny,  who   expired    in   London   last  week, the Nicola valley has lost  one  of   its . most  enterprising  agriculturalists and stock breeders.   . Deceased   was   the   pro:  prietor of the Nicola Stock Farm  at  Nicola   and an "enthusiastic  member   of   the   Nicola Valley  Agricultural   and  Horticultural  Association, and as such he always manifested  a willingness  to further insofar as it lay within  his power the interests of that  association.   The news of his demise was not entirely unexpected  as he had been ailing for some  considerable time past and just  prior   to  his   visit to   the   old  country had consulted a specialist  in Vancouver.   It is thought that  he never completely got over the  shock of hisjwife's deathJastDe-  cember.   Besides his three small  children he leaves a number of  relatives in  the valley.    G. R.  Clapperton, of Fruitlands, is his  father-in-law.    During his  absence in the old country Burkett  Jackson has been managing his  farm;  buf   it is not yet known  what disposition will be made of  the estate.  So  far  Not  Thought  to be  in  Payable   Quantities  Mr. Charles Camsell, Dominion  Government Mineralogical Surveyor, arrived in the city from  Tulameen and Princeton, en route  to Vancouver on Thursday afternoon. He is famous as the discoverer of diamonds in the Tulameen, about which discovery so  much has been written in Canadian papers, and which has caused  such widespread discussion in the  old world and throughout the  .Empire.- ' .' .."  ���In conversation withrthe News  yesterday afternoon, Mr. Camsell  stated that he and his party had  been working' iri the Tulameen  for about three weeks, endeavor-;  ing. to extract, some more specimen diamonds from the rocks, j  '"'.In this I cannot say we were  very successful," said Mr. Cam-:  sell, "inasmuch as the river was  very high and we were unable to  go down so far as we did last  year. We secured a few fair  samples, however, and I have  sent them on to Vancouver.''  '' Are they in payable quantities in the Tulameen .?.'.' he was  asked.  " Well," he replied, "I cannot  say that I think they are.   There  is'undoubtedly a large and valu-J  able deposit there, but we have*  found that the chromite, in which  the diamonds   occur,   being   so  hard,.and riot having disintegt  rated, or rotted and softened, as  in the case of diamond pipes iri  the  Kimberley fields,  tends to  powder upas soon as the pressure  of the surrounding rock is removed.    The shock involved in  breaking' up the rock around the  chromite also shatters the diamonds ;'.. so that we found that  about all we were able to get was  in  the form of fine dust, and  valueless*   We did however manage to get a few well preserved  samples,   which  we  have sent  away.";:' ������-y'vyy::  "Then," he was asked, "you  think that the work involved in  getting out the diamonds would  make it costly to operate on a  paying balisT*'  SUIT FOR COMMISSION  In the County Court at Nicola  this week judge Swanson gave a  verdict for commission and costs  to Harold Greig, the local realty  broker in his suit against William  Schmock. M. L. Grimmett appeared for the plaintiff and H.  Colin Clarke for the defendant.  The suit was for the recovery  of five per cent commission on  the sale of the Brunswick poolroom in this city to Messrs Holler  arid Nitze, the present proprietors. The business had been listed with Harold Greig, for sale  some months prior to the actual  sale and the defendant thought  that inasmuch as the active negotiations were not made through  the broker personally he was not  entitled to the commission ori the  deal.  A SUBTLE CONTEMPORARY  We read in the Similkameen  Star, of 28th. June: "J. J. Armstrong of Keremeos was a visitor  between trains last Monday."  The editor of the Star is to be  congratulated upon the care with  whichhe watches the trains which  enter his city. Did the prominent citizen of Keremeos ' 'ride  the blind?" or was he "on the  rods?"   I think so," he said.  Mr. Camsell left this afternoon  for Vancouver, from which point  he will go into Steamboat to make  an investigation for the Dominion  government. He has sent his  party into the mountains with  pack trains by way of Princeton.  They would have gone in earlier,  even last fall, had not the snowfall in that section been too heavy  for it to be possible to make any  accurate survey of the mineral  deposits of the district.  [With the possibilities of profitable development of the platinum deposits in the Tulameen the  News will deal next week.]  sum Still  Being Shipped  Active Development of Property  ���y       Steadily Proceeding  That Robert Henderson is now  being justified for his optimism  injholding on to his gypsum properties on the north side of. the  city is evident to all who have  been paying any attention to the  work which is being done there.  Some time ago the News, exclusively, announced that a Vancouver firm had given an order  for a test shipment of 500 sacks  of the raw material. R. Henderson, started his(development immediately, and the results which  the manufacturing company have  been able to secure have been  such that they believe that they  are justified in requiring regular  shipments from this property.  The gypsum is now being  shipped at the rate of a carload  a day and there is every indication that the Vancouver company  will require even larger shipments  in the immediate future.  .-.     ; -O    .   ���    .  REAL ESTATE SALES  Harold Greig reports the following sales :���Arsene "Lepitre,  Lot B. Block 17; Thos. Buchanan,  Lot 5 in Lot 3 Block 31; D. L.  MuKroyEot-18=Block=32;=John  Fortune, Lot 10 Block 32.  SUCCESSFUL OPERA TION  TO SETTLE IN OTTER VALLEY  SCHOOLS CLOSED  The public schools closed for  the summer vacation  last Fri-  This morning Captain Leader,  of Otter Valley, passed through  the city en,route to the coast,  where he goes, to complete arrangements for a colonization  scheme which he has in view.  I  Captain Loader is an enthusiast  on the potentialities of the Otter  I Valley section, both from a utilitarian and sporting standpoint.  He expects 1o be joined by a  number of E 'glishmen in th'j  near future. ".���>,.  ! Miss Mary Priest, who went  under an operation for appendicitis about a fortnight ago,  from the effects of which she did  not recover as well as expected,  underwent another operation this  morning. The operation was  perforrned by Doctors Curtin and  Williams, assisted by A. F. Rankine. She woke from the operation quite strong and it is hoped  that she will entirely recover  within the next few weeks.          -o '  John McMillan returned to the  city last week after having made  an extended vacatiori trip  through the coast cities. He  stayed for a week at the Harris-  son Hot Springs on his way to  the coast.  A. L. Dingee, well known as a  former realty broker in this city,,  arrived during the early part of  this week.  Sharp razors, and Clean Towel.  ���Brown & Durham's. 52tf  Joe Holler went down to the  coast on a holiday trip on Thursday. While away he will visit  Vancouver. Victoria and Seattle.  Mrs. and Miss Crockett have  ��pne  to the U. S. on a holiday  jtrin. ���'Val.-H'.'Crockett returned  :1'roni Seattle about the middle of  lUs.t'Wiek.            .  G. Teliskey is erecting a boarding and rooming house-on the  site of the place formerly occupied j  by Gallo and Costango and re  cently demolished by fire.  Contract Let  For Hospital  Fowler   &   Larson,  of   Merritt,  Will Erect Building.  On Thursday Mr. Charles Graham, president of the Nicola  Valley General Hospital Board,  signed the contract with Fowler  & Larson, of this city, for the  erection of the hospital building.  The contractors agree to complete the building and have it  ready for occupation by January  1st, 1912, the contract price being $19,247.00.  Other tenderers for the building, complete, were Flemming &  Pennington, Of this city, $19,-  985.00; William Cooper, $20,240.-  00; S. P. Woodward, Kamloops,  $20,711.00; J..H. Vickers, Vancouver, $22,250.00; G. T. Hariot  Construction Company, Vancouver, $23,466.  The following firms tendered  for the erection of the building  exclusive of the plumbing and  heating; S. Hyland, of this city,  $19,132; Binns & McBeth, Kamloops, $16,247.00; R. McKay,  Kamloops, $24,440.00.  The only tender for the heating and plumbing only was that  of  the  Kamloops   Heating and  Plumbing Company, for $7,540.  i  The news that the active con-;  struction of this hospital, which  is   the   of   the most imperative  necessities of the Nicola Valley,  will commence immediately will  be received with general pleasure by local and valley residents,;  The riierribersof the Nicola Valley  General Hospital Board are to be  congratulated With ihe effective  arid speedy   disposal   they have  have made of this part of their  work.    They are now in a position to devote themselves to the  task   of   collecting    the   funds  which   residents   have   been so  generously subscribing to during  the   past  nine   months.    While  there is of course a considerable  sum  on hand for the initial expenses  in   connection   with the  erection   of  this   building,   the  members of the board find that  they will have to commence another spirited  campaign to ensure that they will  have the requisite amount in the treasury  ^hen the^bn^tra^tors^have^com-  pleted the building.   The numerous deaths which have occurred  while patients have been trans-  portated over a hundred miles to  the nearest hospital, as has been  necessary in the past with particularly  serious illnesses,   have  served to emphasise the urgency  for establishing a hospital in the  Nicola Valley.   Now that there  is an excellent prospect that the  facilities for proper treatment of  sicknesses will be soon at hand  it behoves the public to support  the Board in every possible manner, morally and financially.  To the News one of the most  gratifying aspects of the award  of the contract is in the fact  that a local firm were successful  tenderers. Considerable credit  must be given to local contractors for being able to do work as  economically as the large firms  of Vancouver and Kamloops.  The order for the Duilding  material has has been placed with  the Merritt Lumber Yard.  The Nicola's  Opportunity  Vancouver Crying for   Cheaper  Coal for Factories  Vancouver is beginning to  realise the necessity for factories  if its reputation for rapid and  reasonable expansion is to be retained. The Tourist Association  is preparing for' a campaign of  advertising to call the attention  of the manufacturers to the opportunities which B, C, and  Vancouver in particular, offers  to them. But in the preparation  of propaganda they find that in  everythingsave the mdstessential  ���fuel���they are able to make as  glowing a proposal as any city in  the Dominion.  They can point to unsurpassed  transportation facilities, to good  and reasonably-priced labour, to  admirable strategic locations, but  when they endeavor to make their  arguments upon the economy of  coal or electricity as a fuel their  most enthusiastic advocates stutter a little.    The fact of the matter is, coal is not merely unreasonably, , but ridiculously,  costly in  the terminal city.    Really good  coal costs $7.50 per ton delivered  in the city, and $8.50 a ton two  miles from the bunkers on the  waterfront.     The  coal  in Vancouver  comes   from; Vancouver  Island,  where- collieries are'eri-  deavoririg to pay interest-upon  capitalization whiclTis fifty per  cent water.'* Hence* the men. in  1 Vancouver .'most interested in the,  I campaign; for cheaper fuel find  that,  they   are. appealing   to  a  Sphinx when they ask for more  reasonable rates for the manufacturer and householder.  XA.z. prominent   coal  dealer   in  Milwaukee, when  on a visit to  Vancouver recently,; stated that  he would think himself lucky if  he made twenty-five cents a ton  on the coal he handled ; he was  quite satified as long as he got  ten  cents   per ton.     Evidently  there is a difference in the points,  of view between the middleman  of Milwaukee.    With, less  than  one quarter of the middlemen to  divide the percentages in Vancouver than there are in Milwau-  kee.^the, Vancouver middleman  F. A. Reid, the well-known  local merchant, who was taken  ill last Thursday week, is now so  far recovered that he is able to  walk about.  Two important announcements  were made at the Dominion Day  dtnner in London, which was attended by 600 Canadians. ��� The  first was by the Duke of Connaught, who said that the Prince  of Wales would probably soon  visit Canada ; and the other by  Sir Wilfred Laurier, who stated  that Lord Strathcona and Mount  Royal, High Commissioner for  Canada, was about to resign.  wants (at the very least) five  times the amount of money for  handling a larger per capita coal  consumption  Now if the man in Wisconsin  is of the opinion that he can make  money on ten cents per ton on  all the coal he handles, surely the  coal merchants of Vancouver  should be satisfied with fifty cents  per ton. And that amount would  help the householders of Vancouver to live a little more cheaply  than they do today.  The coal produced in this valley is ideal for household purposes, and it could be used with advantage in the factories. There  should be no difficulty in making  arrangements with the railway  companies for handling large  shipments at rates that will make  it possible to build up a trade  with the coast that will enable  the local mines to be developed  on an.even larger scale than that  at present contemplated and at  the same time make it possible  to assist, the men who are trying  to secure factories for Vancouver  in their work.  It means prosperity for Vancouver, and it means greater  prosperity for Merritt and the  Nicola Valley. '    '  Best Electric Massage alway  on tap at Brown  &   Durham's  | barber shop. 25tf  !���;.>���> /��� THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, July 7, 1911  BAKERY  Having added an Ice Cream  Parlor in connection with our  bakery we are now in a position to serve the public daily  with  IDE CREAM  Different Flavors.  ALSO  SOFT DRINKS  Different Flavors.  Remember also that we make  a specialty of all classes of  pastry work, and our bread  when once used always brings  a new customer.  E. L. DARRAH  Proprietor.  Next door to J. S. Morgan  Quilchena Avenue,     Merritt.  PHONE   24  Nicola Valley  Transfer Company  TRU KING AND DRAYING  A SPECIALTY  . . . DEALER IN .  Lumber, Lath, Lime, Cement  Hay, Grain and Peed  GEORGE    RICHES  Rear Diamond Vale Store  Coutlee Ave. Merritt  I AM THE MAN  you want to see.  LOOK  at my goods and  NOTICE  my prices  J. S. Morgan & Son  CANADIAN  *%*! 111 1E*mI  Train leaves 12.35 da}ly for  all points East and West.  Returning, leaves 18.40.  Tickets on sale to all points  Canada and United States.  Accommodation res erved  and complete passage booked to any part of Great  Britain. For rates and sailings apply to  P. H. PUFFER  Agent - Merritt, B. C.  Or write to  H. W. BRODIE  General  Passenger  Agent  Vancouver, B.C.  Fathers  Held Session  Regular Weekly Meeting Held  on Monday Night.  The regular weekly meeting of  the city fathers was held on  Monday evening, Mayor Eastwood in the chair and Aldermen Munroe, Jackson, Menzie  and McMillen in attendance.  The minutes of previous meeting were read and adopted.  There was no communications  of any importance and the  council ordered the following  bills be handed to the finance  committee: G. A. Roedde $14.50;  Merritt Lumber Yard $44.88; J.  R, Collister $1.50, and G. B.  Armstrong $2.80.  The city clerk at the previous  meeting was instructed to engage a janitor for the cleaning  up of court house, and reported  that he had secured one.  The sanitation committee were  empowered to purchase three  acres of ground to be used as a  dumping ground, the cost per  acre not to exceed $100.  Two applicants were before  the council for the position of  pound keeper. Chas. Griffiths  received the appointment and in  addition to the regular impounding bylaw fees will receive 50c  each and 25c a day for three  days board for all dogs caught  without a license tag, when if  unclaimed at the expiration of  three days the poundkeeper must  see that the dogs are killed and  buried.  Aid. McMillan gave notice of  an amendment to the Trade  License bylaw governing moving  picture shows. As the bylaw  now stands the license is $200 a  year. The amendment will-reduce this license to $100 a year,  $25 for three months or one dollar a day. .  An amendment to Trade  License Bylaw No. 6, governing  banking licenses, was read a  third time and passed. The  banking license is now $100 instead of $200 a rear.  A report from the chief of  police for the month of June was  read and accepted and on motion  ordered filed. The report read:  Total, number of cases 31; bail  forfeited 3; dismissed cases,  8; fined 3. Total revenue for  month $373.70. Disbursements  $109.70. Net revenue $254.10. \  Two were sentenced for two  months each and one for a month  and serving sentence at Kamloops.  There will be no further meet-  ing of the council for two weeks.  charged with having supplied  Indians with liquor, was found  guilty and fined $50 and costs.  Andrew Janies had been celebrating too much and when he  fully awoke the magistrate was  levying an assessment upon him  of $10 and costs.  Tommy Peters is sorry now  that he was carrying a bottle in  his pocket and for this slight infringement of the law he met  with a $25 and costs.  "Quaham ar cheiskt" lend me  five, "quaham ar openaxt", lend  me ten, was expressions to be  heard as soon as Magistrate  Morgan pronounced sentence on  one after another of his "morning after" visitors.  "Blue Monday"  For Bad Eight  Large   Docket at  Police  Court  Monday Morning.  The largest number of cases  that Police Magistrate Morgan  has had to deal with at one sitting since his appointment was  before him when court opened  Monday morning.  Thomas Charters was there to  answer to the charge of being  drunk, he met with a $5 and costs.  Major McKak (Indian), was  the next up and paid $20 and  costs for unlawfully resisting  arrest.  Jack Sicamens (Indian), had  been arrested for having intoxicants in his possession and  was let go after he had contributed $25 with costs.  Emily Sicamens (Indian),,.ap-  aeared before his worship for  having an overload of joy water,  and it took five and costs to give  her her liberty. :  Julia Ann had evidently been  laying a stock of eye openers for  the morrow, for when the police  picked her up a bottle of liquor  was found upon her and the  court thought the offence worth  $25 and costs. .        '  Frank Bailon,   a white man  BROWN-SMITH  On Friday evening. June 30th,  at 8 o'clock, at the residence of  the bride's father at Collettville, by the Rev. C. F. Connor,  pastor of the Methodist church  in this city, Mr. John T. Brown,  of Middlesboro, was united in  marriage to Miss Marian Smth.  After the ceremony .the young  couple were driven over to the  club house at Middlesboro where  friends of the bridegroom had  arranged a social dance to which  all the friends of young couple  had gathered. , The evening was  spent in dancing at the conclusion of which a most enjoyable  supper was served.;  Mr. and Mrs. rBrown will make  their home in Middlesboro.  CABBAGE WORM  An Idaho woman says she has  had no trouble growing cabbages  free from worms, and cabbages  to beat her neighbors, by using  a spoonful of black pepper, or  cayenne or red pepper, in a pail  of water with two spoonfuls of  salt. She sprinkled this over the  cabages every week.  William Cooper went down to  Victoria on Thursday morning on  business.  Trado  (Mart  Asaya-Neurall  THE     NEW     REMEDYFOR  Nervous Exhaustion  Since the tissues receive their tone  from the nerve centres, lustrous  ej'es, a clear complexion and symmetrical figure can onlybe preserved by maintaining full nerve vigor. When the mirror warns,  "Asaya-Neurai.1," is required.  It feeds the nerves, induces sleep,  quickens the appetite, aids digestion, and restores the sparkling  radiance of full nerve vitality.  $1.50 per bottle.    I,ocal agent.  GEO. M. GEMMILL,  ' Merritt, B. C.  SLOCAN MINING NEWS  Work for the season was started this week at the Idaho mine  with a force of six men.  A. Blumenauer will have the  concentrating plant at the Hart-  ney in operation in a couple of  weeks.-. ���;���'���  Mike . Zattoni of the Molly  Hughes is in Vancouver at-the  present time, and expects to resume- development at the mine  in.a few weeks.  r  Good Living  The survey for the extension  of the G. P. R. from Three Forks  to Bear Lake is about completed,  and construction work will be  commenced in a couple of weeks.  It is said ore will be hauled over  the line in less than.three months.  GETS C. N. CONTRACT  Mr. Robert Twohy of Seatle  has been awarded a sub-contract  by^the^Northern^jConstruction  Company and Pat Welch, contractors for the construction of a  forty-mile stretch of the Canadian Northern Railway line between Hope . and Kamloops.  Other sub-contracts will be  awarded this week.  means that the food  you eat is of the very  best that can be obtained in the local  market. If you buy  your meals at the  Merritt  Restaurant  L  you re  best.  certain of the  H. COLIN CLARKE  Solicitor, Notary, Etc.  Solicitor for the Bank of Toronto.  Quilchena Ave. Merritt  A. W. McVittie  DOMINION  &   PROVINCIAL  SURVEYOR  Subdivision Work a Specialty.  COALMONT OFFICIALS HERE  Messrs. Geo. Turner, I. L.  Johnston and D. R. Boucher, who  are large stockholders in the  Coalmont Coal Mines as well as  the new townsite of Coalmont  were in the city on Monday and  left on Tuesday for Vancouver.  "Our mines are showing up  far better today than we ever anticipated in both quality and  quantity." said Mr. Johnston.  Continuing, he said they would  place their townsite on the market next week as everything is  now in readiness.  The Great northern have had  their grade from Princeton to  Granite Creek completed for some  time, but.there has been a delay  in getting rails, they have now  arrived and ^.the track from  Princeton to Colemont will be  completed at once.  ML L. (iRlMMETT, LL. B.  Barruter and Solicitor  Notary Public  ��� ��� ' c  Solicitor for the Bank of Montreal  Offices with John Hutchison Co.  MERRITT, B. C.  Are Your Kidneys  Working Properly?  It Will Pay You Well to Make Sure  There's been a lot of "guessing" about  rheumatism and rheumatic pains generally, but you can be dead sure that little  pain across your back came irom decreased kidney action.  The kidney's duty is to filter the blood  ���take out the impurities collected by  the returning blood stream���do it just  like absorbent cotton in a funnel filters  the impurities from polluted water.  When the kidneys are not working you  are bound for one of two courses���Diabetes and Bright's Disease or Rheumatism, Lumbago and Sciatica. The former course is usually fatal, and the latter  always painful, but you need not have  either, as they both can be easily prevented.  The very best prescription for all kidney troubles is Nyal's Stone Root Com-  Cound. It is no. "patent" medicine,  ut a scientific prescription composed  of Stoneroot, Buchu, Juniper and other  remedies of proved value. More than  that, it has been proved by thousands  who have had glad relief from its use.  There's nothing quite so miserable as  the dragging results of sick kidneys.  You are trifling with your own future  when you neglect so simple a precaution,  as a pleasant home treatment with Nyal'a  Stone Root Compound when results are  so certain.  It soothes bladder irritation, gives  you rest and comfort at night, and makes  life once more enjoyable.  The kidneys, liver and bladder are all  dependent upon one another, and Nyal's  Stone Root Compound is particularly  designed to help them all.  Sold and Guaranteed by  Gemmill & Rankin.    -   Merritt.  T^��"KJ5=^eo"<~~*~    <*��  One for each everyday ajhrnaat  THE GOLDSTBE  ESTATE  VERMON, B.C.     NURSERIES     VERN0W' B- C*  halve a very fine assortment of  FRUIT TREES  ORNAMENTAL AND SHADE TREES  AND SHRUBS. 7  BUDDED STOCK A SPECIALTY  All trees offered for sale are grown in our own nurseries on  the Coldstream Estate.  General Agent,       V. D. CURRY,       Vernon, B.C.  The Star Restaurant  Voght Street,   Merritt.  The place where you get just what  you   want,   and] just   the   way   you  want it, at any time you want it. j  Have you tried the Star Yet ?  STEEL & FALCONER  Proprietors. ��� ,;  ��������.-'..  Phone 37  P. O. Boz 7  Smith & Clarke  Bakers and Confectioners.  MANUFACTURERS OF  All kinds of Chocolates and  General Candy.  AllJjoodgJMade atKamloops and Merritt Factories;  erritt  Under new management and many improved facilities."  More accommodation and of the best.  In every department we aim to please, and we generally succeed.  ���   COMMERCIAL TRADE A SPECIALTY."'.      .-X.'-7  Best of Wines and Liquors Always in Stock.  GEO. McGRUTHER, Prop.  Merritt, B. C.  BLDWATER  THE FINEST HOSTELRY IN THE UPPER  ;G0UNTRY--JUST OPENED.  LUXURIOUSLY FURNISHED WITH BEST  CUISINE AND ACCOMMODATION.  FINEST BRANDS OF WINES AND LIQUORS  Wm. McIntyre, prop.  MERRITT, B.C.  ����� *. it  Jf  "  (Friday. July 7 1911  THE   NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  3  ant real  Established 1817. Head Office:    Montreal  Capital (all paid up) - - $14,400,000.00  Cash and Undivided Profits - $12,961,789.11  Total Assets      -       -       -       -     $240,000,000.00  Savings Bank Department  (Interest allowed at current rates.)  A   GENERAL   BANKING   BUSINESS   TRANSACTED  Branches in  the Nicola Valley  MERRITT,:  A. W. 8TBI0KIAH0, Manager.  NICOLA:  J. F. S. OIUUM, Acting Sub-Agent  L. G. Myers a representative  of the International Harvester  Co., was in the city on Tuesday  looking after his company's interests.  Mrs. Wm. Mclntyre and daughter left on Monday for Vancouver  where they will spend about  three weeks the guests of Mr.  and Mrs. Murdoch Mclntyre.  "Gemmill & Rankine Have It"  Webb's and Lqwney's  We are specialists in high grade confectionery.  As a result of such specializing we have gotten  together the nicest stock of goods ever shown  here. The stock is fresh, well chosen, and is  kept clean.   The price will suit your pocket.  Gemmill & Rankine  W. E. Green, of the General  Agency Corporation, of Vancouver, is contemplating a visit to  the valley in the next few weeks.  Mr. Green is well known throughout the valley where he has large  land interests.  Druggists.  MERRITT, B. C.  A. E. Howse, who went to the  Hot Springs for his rheumatism,  is but slightly improved, and in  all probability will go to Wiesbad  en, Germany, this summer to un  dergo treatment there.  A. E. Masuret, accountant for  McDonnell, Gzowski & Co, went  down to Vancouver towards the  latter part of last week, on a  combined business and pleasure  trip.  <>-r dry goods stock is moving  out very rapidly. The reduced  prices prevailing in this department has cleared out some lines  but we still have a good range of  staple dry goods left. You cannot make money easier than by  taking advantage of these Clearing Out Prices.  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  1  J. Collett went down to Vancouver this week.  Howard Lawes arrived in the  city on.Thursday.eyen.ing.  Ernest Cuttle left on Monday  for Vancouver, having resigned  his position at the Coldwater  hotel.  Mrs. Charles Tupper returned  from Vancouver where she has  been, staying for some time, on  Tuesday evening.  Mrs.   Robert  MacDonald has  Returned from Vancouver.  Dan Munroe paid Kamloops a  hurried visitTthe first part of the  week.  Mrs. D. J. and Miss Eva Ellis,  of London, Ontario, arrived in  the city on Wednesday evening.  They are the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. J. W. Ellis and expect to  remain here for about three  months.  We  have  a  full  range of the famous Empress  Shoes for women, both in button and lace.  They are comfortable inside and stylish outside.  The  One  Price Store   Men's Outfitters.  Mcdonald block  The resolution to give our customers  the best is the reason we say, Buy  "Empress" Shoes for Women. Note the  extreme short vamp and general style.  We are one of 500 Agents who sell the "Empress"  For  Real  Values  Ladies. Shoes.  QUILCHENA AVENUE  Mrs. Frank Smith will leave  for Vancouver in the near future.  She is going to have an extended  vacation.  Frank M. Coffee returned to  this city from the coast on Wednesday.  v--  V    _ o   ,,  H. H. Matthews was in the  .city on business on Thursday  afternoon.  __������o   Alex Lucas M. P. P. intends to  pay ayisittothe valley in the  near future.  G. B. Armstrong returned from  a week's visit to Vancouver on  Friday evening.  Mayor Eastwood left on Tuesday on a combined business and  pleasure trip to the Harrisson  Hot Springs and coast cities.  Finday Fraser an old Green-  woodite but now with the White  Pine Lamber Co., at Canford,  was in town on Saturday taking  in the Celebration and also shaking hands with many of his old  time friends from the boundary  country.  Andrew McGoran went down  to the coast on Monday on a business mission. He returned on  Thursday night.  Mrs. Frank Slough is staying  {��   Vyiivar  on an extended  vacation trip.  A. F. McCulloch was in Vancouver for the week end, returning here on Monday.  Mr. M. McKenzie Principal  of the Merritt school, left on  Monday for Victoria where he  will spend his Summer holidays.  Charles L. Betterton, the Victoria capitalist Who has recently  acquired several thousand acres  of land in the vicinity of Aspen  Grove, arrived in the city from  the capital on Thursday evening,  accompanied by his son. He expects to leave for the Fraser  ranch within the next day or two.  R. G. S. Anthony, of Canford,  returned to his home on Monday  evening, after having spent a  fortnight in Vancouver.  Mrs. J. P. Boyd left on Friday  last on a visit to her mother who  resides at Golden, B. C.  M. J. Chamberlin, who was  one of the timekeepers on the  K. V. this spring, is going to  work on the C. N. R.  Last Tuesday evening Mrs.  Forsythe was hostess at a party  given in honor of Miss Ethel  Whitmore, who left on Wednesday morning on a six weeks'  vacation] Music and games provided the entertainment for the  evening. Among those present  were Misses Furnival, K. Hamilton, J7~Bryden and"ErWKitmore7  and Messrs. Edwards, Parkinson,  Kennedy, Jackson and Doctors  Curtin and Williams.  Miss Hill had just written to her.  fiance, Mr .Frank Steel, informing him of the fact that the  doctors had decided ;that an operation would be" necessary, and  added that he had no cause to  worry as .she fejtvthat sheiwquld;  speedily recoverT* Within a few'  hours after this letter was received a telegram came announcing that' she* "had" passed away  while under the influence of the  anesthetic. Mr. Steel at once  left for Nanaimo.  The news of Miss Hill's death  will be received with a shock by  the entire community, where she  has been so w^l^known and universally liked and, respected. It  is the irony of Fate that when  life looked brightesttoher, when  she had only just "completed the  purchase of her trousseau, and  she was eagerly looking forward  to her return to this city, when  she expected to" become a bride,  she should have been called by  her Maker to a higher sphere.  There was perhaps no happier  girl in Merritt, on that Thursday,  two weeks ago, when she left  with her father to see her many  friends in the coast cities before  she was married.  =To=both=the=members=of=her  family and her intended husband  the sympathy of their many  friends .is extended.  1855.  J. B. Radcliffe returned from  a week's business visit to Van-:  couver on Wednesday night.  On Thursday afternoon W.  Brown and Dr. Curtin went down  to Canford on a fishing trip.  William Schmock left for the  vicinity of Hedley where he will  examine some iron and coal properties on Friday morning.  Walter Keeble, formerly proprietor of the Baillie Hotel at  Lytton, went up to Ashcroft on  a visit on Wednesday afternoon.  BOY SCOUTS  Incorporated _.._  THE  STRENGTH  OF  THE  Bank of Toronto  lies in its proportionately large Reserve Funds,  its long experience and steady growth, the ability  and high standing   of   those   who   conduct its  affairs,-the soundness of  its loans-and 4nvestT  ments, and its large resources.  The Managers of the Bank are pleased to offer the up-toT  date facilities of this well known institution to all who have  banking business to transact.  Paid-up apital .?-        -        -        -        $4,000,000  Reserve Fund     -        -        -        -        $4,944,777  New Palace Foot Boom  ANDREWS   &   SMITH,   Proprietors.  SITUATE   BETWEEN   COLDWATER   HOTEL  AND THE  BANK OF MONTREAL.  THE MOST UP-TO-DATE POOL  ROOM  IN THE INTERIOR.  A Complete Stock  of ^High-class  Tobaccos, Cigars,  Pipes, etc., always on hand.   o-  Walhachin defeated Kamloops  at cricket on Dominion Day by  the score of 112 to 94.  Captain and Mrs. Turner, of  Aspen Grove, were in the city on  a visjt during the latter part of  the week*  On Monday week Miss Mae  Marriot leaves for Vancouver and  Seattle where she will make a  study of the dressmaking and  millinery of the fall.  -rrftr-=  Mr. E. J. Elliot has taken the  place of Ernest Guttle as day  cJi^rk at the Coldwater Hotel.  Mr. and Mrs. James Pringle,  of Dunfermline, Scotland, sister  and brother-in-law of Miss Nellie  Thompson of this city are expected to arrive here in the near future.  The Boy Scouts of, the valley  commenced their first encampment at Canford the first of the  week, under the supervision of  Scoutmaster Rev. T. Walker.  The latter has spared nothing in  an endeavour to make the boys'  outing as pleasant as possible,  and judging from the happy faces  which meet the trains passing  through Canford, he is meeting  with great success. They will  all return to their homes on Sat-  day afternoon.  Following are the boys attending the camp: H. Anderson, F  Netherton, P. Ransom,W. Mordy  W. Netherton, J. and G. Macdonald, G. Wass, H. Puffer, R.  Eagles, J. and N. Grimmett, E.  Brolin, B. Hutchison, L. Klemola,  J. Smith and H. Ransom.  Miss Agnes McMillan, of Kamloops, was the guest of Mrs. A.  Brydenfor,the weekend.  Dr. Elliot S. Rowe, manager of  the Vancouver Tourists Association, has temporarily abandoned  his plans for a visit to this valley  his publicity campaign on the  coast requiring his constant supervision.  A SAD DEATH  Seldom indeed docs death  occur under more trairic circumstances than those surrounding  the demise of Miss Olympia Hill,  who succumbed while under-  troinff a.l operation for appendicitis at Nanaimo early this work.  A car of Split Cedar Posts just  arrived. Another coming. Also  carload of Fir Pickets. Prices  reasonable, at  The Merritt Lumber Yard  _^_____ANDREW McGORAN, -  PROPRIETOR THE NICOLA  VALLEY  NEWS  Friday. July 7, 1911  The "Carhartt  Not   Like  Other  Gloves  Sewed with Wax Thread  If sob   sur and get a pair of  No Outseams  To Rip  Good as the  Carhartt  Overall  ^s$^^:^s^  They are the best.  Patented  Reinforced Where the Wear Comes.    The Service of Two  Pair for the Price of ONE.  We have just received another large shipment of Men's Summer Suits, Coats, Trousers  and Shirts.    You will find it no trick to keep cool if you let us fit you out with our  goods.    Every garment guaranteed.  LADIES!  We are sole agents for  THE DOROTHY DODD SHOE  We invite you to call and see the goods.  Just what  you want���solid comfort.  T  ���r  Ol  SUIT  We���have���received���a=large���shipment�����f-^ru^  all sizes and prices:  to $12.00  Suit Cases in great variety, in linen and leather lined.  Prices $4.50 to $12.  Telescopes  75c to $1.50  DRY GOODS   GROCERIES   BOOTS AND SHOES   LADIES WEAR   MEN'S FURNISHINGS   HARDWARE Friday, July 7 1911  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Steamfitting  FIRST CLASS TIN-  SHOP--Repairing of  ail kinds done.  SECOND HAND FURNITURE AND STOVES  We by anything you  wish fo sell and sell  anything you wish  to buy.  j Kennedy &  Cunningham  *L  NICOLA AVENUE  J  A. B. KENNEDY  ELECTRICAL...  CONTRACTOR  Dealer in electrical Supplies  FIXTURE SHOWROOMS :-CORNER  VOGHT ST. and COUTLIE AVE.  Geo.   McDonald  BOOT AND SHOE MAKER  Repair Work a Specialty  Left me fit you out with a pair of  Superfine Rubber Heels  oth for Ladies and Gentlem en.  VOGHT STREET  NEAR DEPOT  Harness and  Harness, Robes, Blankets,  Trunks, Valises, etc. always  in stock.  Poultry and Stock Foods.  Best of satisfaction in all  departments. Prices are  right.  Agent   for   Mendelsolm and  Heintzman Pianos.  N. J. BARWICK  Nicola ��� tierrltt  WJL_LI_   "3KN  HORSESHOEING  AND GENERAL  BLAK SMITHING  All Work Guaranteed  First Class  Cor.NICOLA AVC. and CHAPMAN ST  Commercial  Hotel  for ��� good  square meal.   Best  ol  accomodation and comfort  Rtafc $1.50 per day  A.F.&A.M.  Nicola Lodge  No. 53 meets in  Reid's Hall  the second  Tuesday ofeach  month at 8 p-  m.    Sojourney.  ing brothers cordially invited.  M. L. Grimmett,      Fred S. Gay  W. M. Secretary.  Canada Supply  Stores of Empire  Need of Encouraging Home Manufactures And Imperial  . Reciprocity  "If I may venture a word of  friendly criticism on Canadian  politics, it is that you are sacrificing your industries and manufactures to your trade." Such was  the opinion of Mr. T. Guy Paget  a rising young Conservative politician in the Old Country, who  accompanied by his wife has been  a guest at the Empress during  the past week, and is now en  route heme full of golden ��� opinions of the golden west.  Mr. Guy Paget, though a young  man barely in the thirties, has  already won his spurs in British  politics as a clear thinker and effective speaker. An ardent Imperialist, Mr Paget is one who  will only speak from first hand  knowledge of the oversea dominions. Hence his present tour  in Canada from which he is returning to speak enthusiastically  of all he has seen and learned.  "One cannot realize thepoten-  tialities.of Canada, by reading  about it, and indeed I doubt  whether one is so keenly sensitive  of its boundless powers of development living in it, and constantly in touch with the wonders of  its natural beauties and resources,'" said Mr. Paget in the  course of a long chat with a Colonist representative. ' 'To the  observant stranger, a tour  through Canada is one long panorama of potential wealth and  industry. Therein, perhaps, lies  the one danger I have named;  that of neglecting your manufactures in the exploitation of your  natural resources. For history,  throughout the world proves that  the strength of a nation is in its  production, not in its trade. The  merely trading nation denudes  its resources and is the servant  of all, but the producing nation  is master of the world; That- is  at once the weakness of the English system of free trade, and  the strongest argument for a  protective tariff to stimulatehome  manufactures and native industries. Canada has unequalled  natural advantages to enable her  to become a great manufacturing  nation, At present, ��� however,  she is mainly consuming the  bounties of nature. And it':is  therefore, well to remember that  only the producer is self supporting. I look forward on my return to the homeland to do my  p.arLilLPjM^iMJo^??!^1^ caP"  land has only herself to thank,  by returning a liberal government  which has consistently refused  to meet the Dominions in any  tariff agreement. "  "I am, however, hopeful that  the Imperial Conference now sitting in London," added Mr.  Paget, "will find a means of advancing the idea of imperial preference, and that the wish of  Lord Rosebery will be realized  'that in this imperial Conference  are the germs from which to  form the most august parliament  the world has ever seen.' "���Colonist.  Begin  Tracklaying  Rumored   that   Grading   Westward Will Begin  A. H. Hogeland, chief engineer  of the Great Northern railway,  arrived in town yesterday morning and immediately left for  Coalmont, the present terminus  of the grade. He was accompanied by J. H. Kennedy and  members of the firm of A.Guthrie  Co., grading and tracklaying contractors.  ���;.  Tracklaying will begin at once,  the men and outfit boing expected  to arrive hourly. The bridge-  building will be in charge of  L.  M.   Hale,  who  arrived  last  CHURCH SERVICES  ST.    MICHAEL'S   CHURCH  Sunday, July 2nd.  9 a. m., Holy Communion.  11 a.m.,   Morning   Prayer  and  Litany.  7.30 p.  m.,  Evening Prayer in  Parish Hall.  Rev. T. Walker, Vicar.  CATHOLIC CHURCH  Services on Sunday, July 9th,  in Menzies' Hall:  Mass at 10 a. m.  Catechism, with Holy Bible, at  2 p. m.  Rev. Jas. Wagner, O.M.I.  Pastor.  Nicola Val ly  From a usually reliable source  it is learned that construction of  the grade from Coalmont to Co-  quihalla pass will begin as soon  as steel reaches Coalmont, about  90 days.  The Spur to the B. C. Cement  works will be immediately constructed, which includes a bridge  across the Similkameen, by the  Guthrie Co, This firm is also  laying track on the Wenatchee  branch.  The Northern Construction Co.  and Stewart & Welch have secured the contract from the Canadian Northern to build from  Hope to Kamloops, a very heavy  stretch, costing $15,000,000. The  distance is 163 miles and a clause  in the contract stipulates that it  must be done in two years. Subcontractors are numerous in Vancouver.���Similkameen Star.  Walter Loudon, well known to  many here as an engineer of the  C. V. Ry., is at present in Vancouver. He will leave for his  home in the east this week.  WATER   NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made under Part V. of  the "Water Act, 1909; "to obtain a  licence in the Yale Division of Yale  District.  (a) Name of Company in full: Kettle  Valley Railway Company.  The head office : Penticton, B. C.  (b) The name of lake, stream or  source: Summit Creek, a tributary of  west branch of Otter Creek.  (c) The point of diversion : At or near  the mouth of Summit Creek.  (d) The quantity of water applied for  ���in cubic feet per second���Five (5).  (e) The character of the; proposed  works: Dams, flumes, pipes, water  tanks and other railway and mill purposes.   :  (f) The premises on which the water  is to be used : Henry Brook's pre-emption, adjoingPhilip Brook's pre-emption  on west branch of Otter Creek.  (g) Tho purposes for which water is  to be used : As above (e).  (i) If the water is to be used for  power and mining purposes describe the  place where the water is to be returned  to some natural channel, and the difference in altitude between point of  diversion and point of return : Returned  Otter Creek about one hundred (100)  feet below point of diversion.' ���;"  (j) Area of Crown land intended to  be occupied by the proposed works:  None.-  .,;  (k) This notice was posted on the 15th  day of June, 1911, and application will  be made to the Commissioner on the  15th day of July; ;1911. ���       y.  (1) Give the names and addresses of  any riparian proprietors or licensees  who or whose lands are likely to be  affected by the proposed works, either  above or below the outlet: None  affected.  (Signature) Kettle Valley Railway  Per R. Z. Chandler,  y Agent  P. O. Address: Penticton, B.:.C.  All changes tor advertisements ap  pearing in the Nicola Valley News,  must bfl in the hands of ths print  era no later than Wednesday night  No guarantee can otherwise be given  that the changes will be made.  ital to stimulate CanadiatTIiSduih  tries, that she may be the great  supply stores of the Empire." y  POLICY OF DISPLAY.  "What do you think of the  Canadian government's attitude  on reciprocity?" Mr. Paget was  asked.  . "With its usual 'honesty' the  Liberal party is accustomed to  display," said Mr. Paget satirically. ' 'It has. been attempting to  prej udice the anti-reciprocity  campaign by trying to make out  that the Conservative party at  home if in power, would prevent  Canada making a treaty with the  United States. This is, of course  utterly false and indeed absurd,  for as you know ho home government has power to interfere in  such a treaty, if it. wished to.  Still, you can take a Liberal  government to the country, but  you can't make it think. While  the Conservatives at home would  be the first to resent any interference with the' Dominion's  autonomy in such matters, the  party .regrets that our overseas  Dominion is being compelled to  make a treaty with a fore gn  powe-i. Such, we also feel  strongly, will add considerably  to the difficulties of "achieving  imperial prrfrrprcc throughout  the Empire. At the same .time',  if American reciprocity romes  about our party realizes that Eng-  ilouse  * lies^  are hatched in manure and revel in  filth. Scientists have discovered  that they are largely responsible for  the spread of Tuberculosis, Typhoid,  Diphtheria, Dysentery, Infantile Diseases of the Bowels, etc. ,.,.,.,. ,  Every packet of  WILSON'S  will   kill   more   flies   than   300. sheets  of sticky   paper.  -Dealers in=  Prime Beef, Mutton Lamb  Veal and Pork,  Poultry, Hbrit and Bacon.  :Manufacturers of=  Strictly High Grotie Delicious  Fresh Fish always on hand.       Orders. receive prompt  attention.    Cattle bought and sold by the carload.  I. Eastwood  Manager  FOWLER & LARSON  Contractors   and   Builders  MERRITT, B. C.  PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FURNISHED.  ALL  WORK   GUARANTEED  FIRST-CLASS.  With many years of practical experience, we are prepared  to  handle any  kind  of Building or  Construction Work  W. A. BARNES  Contractor for Painting, Paper Hanging and  Kalsbminirig.  All Work Guaranteed First-class.  MERRITT,  B. .C  G.A*Hankey&Co.  LIMITED.  Real Estate and Insurance  jOkanagan Lands  AH Classes of Investments Placed.  Head .Offices: -      - Vernon, B. .C  Merril-t 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. r  A, J. CQUTEE, Prop.,  Merritt, B. X  Building Contractors  SPECIALTY:    Plastering  and  Concrete Work.  Estimates on all lines cheerfully given.  P.   O.  Box 50.  Merritt,B. C.  General Contractor of Plastering  BRICK, STONE, CEMENT BLOCKS AND  6ENERAL CEMENT WORK.  ALL WORK NEATLY AND PROMPTLY EXECUTED  PRESSED CEMENT STEPS, CRAVE STONES,  FENfiE POSTS; ETC.  Metropolitan  NICOLA, B.C.  The choicest of Beef, utton, etc.; sI^sjp en lard  Fresh Fish, Eggs and Vegetables.  T. HESLOP, p~P.  [.;������>:  ��.^.y __. .*:u.-^j^a, THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, July I,; 1911  IT   PAYS   TO   DEAL   WITH   US.  THE  ONE   PRICE   DEPARTMENT   STORE  T  ������:���-'.��� '-."ii- V ���>'.''  5  are no  We aim to sell goods  to a stahdard.��not a  price,  made in America to surpass them,  the best���get a Studebaker.  .;���  ;:-::;��� U ���'>.���> r.'n'   r::--i= V��i*^:'SJI--::-'>|  You i   bsiness demands  .1":     '���<��� ������   v,  Alfkihds of Felt  and  Mattresses  Chairs and  f  * :������:-.      z:  ilC ���  dtflie closest prices  WHEN YOU  ASK FOR  PEABODYS'  H     OVERALLS,  IF YOUR LOCAL DEALER  SAYS HE HAS  iff    "SOMETHING JUST AS GOOD*.  'w    .COMPARE THEM. NOTETHE  RT.MATERIAL.WORKMANSHIP,  AND YARDAGE; NUMBER OF POCKETS  OF THE OVERALLS.ALSO ON  THE COATS NOTE THE GAUNTLET  CUFF, AND THE UNIFORM BAND  ���COLLAR.AND THEN IF THE'JUST  AS GOOD"GARMENT STANDS THE  ' COMPARISON,BUY IT BY ALL  MEANS.  r BUT MARKYOU,  THEY WONT STAND A CAREFUL  COMPARISON.  WE ARE THE AGENTS  FOR  PEABODYS'  GUARANTEED OVERALLS.  of every description  SCREEN DOORS  WINDOW SCREENS,  OILS and  t  VARNISHES.  The most complete  in Merritt.  Our stock of Groceries is fresh and of the hig  We aim to serve you best.  In Boots and Shoes  nattiest and most up-  are receiving new shipments frequently in lines that are the  to-date.    Call and inspect them, you don't need to buy, but get  our prices and make comparison. <  vi���'; i',  ��   3      0  ^'���;jf.?.}H  Always come to us if there is something you can't get anywhere else--We will have it.  -> y ti 'y-- ���  -���   J    ]�����������:  THE HOWSE BLOCK  QUILCHENA AVENUE  ��� ������ to.--. Z:    .������    ;; jf  :s*.  DEPARTMENTAL STORE.      THE  .' -I i ���< :  : %


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