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 Vol. 2, No   19  MERRITT, B. C,' JUNE 23, 1911  Price 5 Cents  Coal Hill Mines  Incorporated  Inland Coal &   Coke Company  Takes Over Holdings.  The Inland Coal & Coke Company, Limited, capitalized at $1,-  500,000, with head offices in the  Pacific building, Vancouver, has  been formed for the purpose of  taking over the holdings of the  Goal Hill Syndicate, southwest  of the Nicola Valley Coal & Coke  Company's Middlesboro properties. Joseph Graham, general  manager of the Coal Hill Syndicate, and the general manager,  also, of the new corporation, returned from Vancouver during  the week and made the above  announcement to the News.  "The Inland Coal & Coke Company, " said Mr. Graham, "is a  close corporation. G.I. Wilson,  of Vancouver, who was one of  the principals in the Coal Hill  Syndicate, and who has been interested in other properties in  the Nicola Coalfields, is the  president of the new company ;  and W. L. Nicoal. who was also  interested in the Coal Hill Syndicate, is the vice-president. Both  of these gentlemen have been in-  dentified with financial undertakings and industries in Vancouver for over twenty years  past. They are fully alive to the  future of the Nicola coalfield  and intend to expend a great  deal of money in developing the  property."  "Will   the    present   working  .. force   be   increased ?"   he was  .__ asked,. _,y  "- "It'is the intentidh"of~the'com-  pany to double the present force  immediately. This is made possible by the development work  already completed. Over six  thousand tons of coal have been  shipped to date from the property and every shipment has  given the very best satisfaction.  Being in close touch with the  commercial pulse in Vancouver  the directors believe that they  are justified in opening up the  property on a scale commensur-  ate\ with its reputation. The  development of this property has  always been of interest to Merritt residents, and now that operations are to be   conducted on a  ===much=larger^scale=will=beof-much=  field. With about thirty men at  work the demand for the product  of the property has far exceeded  the supply. The explanation for  this is not far to seek, the coal is  cleaner and harder than usual;  in fact it is stated upon reliable  authority that every seam so far  uncovered is remarkably free  from foreign matter, and is  easily mined. The seams uncovered are of as great depth as  on the other properties in the  valley. ���-.-.-   (    '���"  The news that Joseph Graham  is to be retained as general manager of the corporation will be  received with pleasure by those  who have been acquainted with  his work in the past. For it is  in no small degree due to his  capacity for looking after details  closely as well as the larger operations, that the mine has been  developed, to its present condition.  The management has also  been particularly fortunate in  their choice of Andrew Bryden  as mine manager and general  superintendent. .For years he  was superintendent of the Dunsmuir Collieries, and he is regarded as one of; the best, mine managers iri the British Columbia  field.  Jekyll-Hyde  Verdict Given  TO CHANGE GAOL  As the result of the an inspection by W. Farrar Lawrence, the  government supervising architect, plans are now being prepared at Victoria to remodel the  rear of the present provincial jail  in this city.  The cells now used. will be  knocked out and the .,space "occu-  pied by them will bejturned^into  a living room, for- Constable  Vachon. In the rear of the present building a steel cage will'be  constructed, with three cells, all  connecting with one another.  Will Celebrate  Dominion Day  Plans  Great  greater interest in the future."  At present the coal has to be  hauled to the railway a short  distance in order to load it on  cars, and with a view to ascertaining what the company intended to do in this matter Mr.  Graham was asked whether or  not there would be any more  direct connection in the future.  "Plans are now being prepared," he answered, "to connect  direct with the railway, and the  preparation is being hurried as  rapidly'as possible. When these  plans are completed the installation of the improved facilities  will be rushed. We have so  many insistent demands for the  ': product from the mine that it is  imperative that we rush work as  fast as vve possibly can."  "Any change in the personnel  of the management?" he was  asked.  "No," he answered. "Andrew  Bryden  remains as  mine manager and general superintendent,  ���while I am to be general manager. "  The foregoing interview will  be read with keen interest by  residents of this city and  throughout the valley. For quite  a while everyone has been watching the development of this property, as one of the best coal  mining propositions in the Nicola  Being   Made   for  Holiday July 1st.  At a mass meeting in Menzies'  hrll last Wednesday eveningyat  which Mayor Eastwood presided,  it was decided that Dominion  Day must be celebrated here in  a=proper=mannerrwitlr=sports=iff  the day and a dance in the evening. The following invitation  has been extended to all to participate in the celebration:  "To the citizens of Merritt,  Middlesboro, Collettville, Aspen  f Grove, Quilchena, Coutlee, Lower  Nicola, Canford, Dot, Spence's  Bridge, Nicola, Tulameen, Otter  Valley and residents in and  around the valley an invitation  to participate in the celebration  of Dominion Day in the City of  Merritt is cordially extended."  Commencing, as early as nine  o'clock in the morning children's  games and races will be held.  There will be running races for  adults as well and throughout  the day horse racing.- In the  afternoon it is proposed to hold  a baseball game between Merritt and Ashcroft, for a cup.  In the evening at Menzies' hall  there will be a dance.  The finance committee started  work this afternoon and already  at least five hundred dollars for  prizes are assured. It is proposed to offer a special prize for  members of the B. C. Horse in  militarv races. -.     ���       :  One feature in which everybody  in the valley will bn particularly  interested is the fact that, the  Ladies' Auxiliary of the Nicola  Valley General Hospital  will have charge of the refreshments to be provided during the  day, the funds derived therefrom  to be devoted to the. general  building fund of the hospital.  The City   Magistrate  Dismisses  Charge of Liquor Selling.  The case of Sam Johnson, a  negro charged with having supplied gin to Johnny Loolapa, who  is alleged to have so severely cut  up an Indian by the name of  Paul, that the latter is at death's  door, was heard before Magistrate Morgan on Wednesday  morning, and resulted iri the  acquittal of the defendant.  Johnson, represented by H.  Colin Clark, entered a plea of  "not guilty." Mr. Grimmett  conducted the prosecution.  Johnny Loolapa testified : lam  an Indian and I live at the  Springs, this side of Shulus  Indian Reserve.  By Mr. Grimmett: Where were  you on Saturday night ?���Here  in town.  What time ?���About ten o'clock  Saturday night.  Did you get anything when you  were in town on Saturday night?  -Yes.  What did you get ?���A bottle  of gin. y  Who gave it to you ?���Some  man in here.; black man.  Do you know this man ?���No,  I saw him before.  Would you know him now ?---  Yes, I know him. (Identified  accused.)  About what time did he give  you gin ?���About ten o'clock.     ���;  Where was this ?���This side of  Sid's house.  , .How. much.1 gin in. the bottle  when you/gof it ?---Bottle was  open.'  ;   Who   opened   it ?���Maybe   he  opened it.  How much did you pay for it ?  ���He tell me " I want $2.00." I  say I got $1.75, and he says  "That is alright." I give him  $1-75...   Was this before you got the  gin ?���It was before- That is all  I know-  What did you do after you got  the gin ?���I go home.  Cross - examination by Mr,  Clarke :  How old are   you ?���I   don't  know.  Where were you on Saturday  did not recall having sold any  liquor in bottles to any negroes  onSaturday evening and the other  was uncertain.  Through Mr. Coutlee Mr. Clarke  asked Johnny Loolapa whether  he had been promised any immunity if he gave evidence ?���  Johnny replied that he had not.  The Crown rested the case  there. Mr. Clarke argued that  he should not be compelled to  call for evidenco in defence.  This Mr. Grimmett naturally opposed. Magistrate Morgan had  the application for dismissal before him. Four times he asked  counsel if he could consult with  them in private and arrive at  some agreement. He had the  application of Mr. Clarke before  him for dismissal. He had the  application of Mr. Grimmett for  further evidence, that of the defence, or a conviction.  i The magistrate endeavoured to  get out of the difficulty, by putting it up to the council. He  wanted to know if a verdict of  "guilty and accused let off with  suspended sentence" would be  satisfactory. Mr. Clarke wanted  a definite decision on his application. Finally to get out of his  difficulty the magistrate dismissed the case.   It was laughable.  Serio s Affray  At Shulus  mgHrbefore"ten o'cloclT?~Here  in town.  Have any drink ?���No.  Did you try to get any 1���Yes.  I see this fellow and he say "I  give you one bottle gin." That  all I know.  Did you get any other drink ?  -No.  Have you been arrested ?   Then followed an argument as  to whether or not witness was in  custody, enlivened by a passage  at arms between counsel as to the  reliability of witness's testimony.  Did you see many black men  about ?���I see that fellow.  Do you know the difference between one blackman and another?  ���I don't understand.  Can you tell me the difference  between two black men?���Yes.  I know this is the man who gave  me the bottle.  Counsel then put the following  question, which neither witness  alone, nor with the aid of an interpreter, was able to understand.  " If you told about a man giving  you drink he would not give you  any more drink ? You want to  get drink ? And you won't get  any more whisky from him ?  Alex Coutlee was sent for to  interpret the questions to witness, and in the meantime the  examination of two bartenders  from the" Coldwater Hotel was  proceeded  with.    One of   thorn  Pooley Ranch  Subdivision  McVittie   to   Divide Tamerton  {   Ranch Into Small Holdings  I Archibald W. McVittie, the  well known civil .ehgineer.and  feuryeyqr,.willjshortly commence  the work of subdividing the famous Tamerton Ranch, about a  mile from Nicola, into small  homesteads. The Ranch is to be  divided into ten and twenty-acre  farms and these will be put upon  the market by July 1st.  The   Tamerton    Ranch,    for  which Mr. McVittie is said to have  paid one hundred and twenty five  thousand    dolllars,     comprises  twenty three hundred acres of  flat bench and bottom landy about  evenly divided.   The bottom land  is well watered and there should  be no difficulty in carrying out  any   irrigation   work upon the  small homesteads.  =Mr.=McVittie.=being=fa��miliar  with this property, will undertake  the task of subdividing it personally, so as to plat the holdings in  such a manner as to ensure the  best returns for the prospective  purchasers.  The Tamerton ranch was the  property of the late William  Pooley, and while he lived was  famous throughout the interior  for the quality of its products.  Since William Pooley's death  Mrs. Pooley has had charge of  the ranch.  Mr. McVittie is making arrangements for the settlement of  two hundred families on the ranch  site. The great majority of the  prospective settlers are people  with money who will be an undoubted acquisition to the valiey.  Indian Paul Dangerously Wounded in Reported Orgy  On Sunday morning last, in response to a telephone message  from H. S. Cleasby, Constable  Vachon rode down to the Springs,  just, this side of the main village  of the Schulus Indian Reserve.  He arrested Johnny Loolapa, on  a charge of cutting Indian Paul,  a butcher employed by the Nicola  Valley Meat Market, with a knife  so badly that it was feared that  Paul might die.  Briefly the facts are alleged to  be as follows: Johnny Loolapa  came into this city on Saturday  evening about ten o'clock and in  some manner procured a bottle  of gin. Returning to his home  he and Paul began a celebration.  It is alleged that there was an  altercation, in the course of which  Loolapa drew a knife and hacked  Paul across the head, severing an  artery; across the arm, just below  the shoulder, laying open the arm  across the muscles to the bone ;  and also stabbed him several  times in the back.  Paul crawled to his home, and  when found next day his blankets  were soaked in blood, more blood  being scattered in pools on the  floor, and his clothes also saturated. He must have lost over a  quart of blood, but despite everything he was still alive, and of  course very feeble. Dr. Tutill,  the official Indian surgeon, was  immediately summoned to him  and stitched up the wounds as  well as possible/  Loolapa was brought up before  Magistrate Morgan en a preliminary hearing onMonday morning,  and remanded for eight days, in  order to find out if Paul would  I live.   Chief Constable Burr was  telegraphed for,  but could not  come immediately, being detained  by a similar affray at Lytton. He  arrived on Wednesday even ing.  Just before noon   today   the  News learned that there had been  a preliminary hearing and that  Loolapa had been committed to  Kamloops to await his trial.   It  is impossible to know what took  place, .as the public and Press  werejiot.notifiedun.any=way.=It=  is impossible to state whether or  not the proceedings in the court  itself were at all regular;  but,  judging by the happy-go-lucky  system which has so far obtained  here, we believe that anything  might have happened.  Johnny Loolapa is understood  vo be a young Indian, barely more  than a youth; reports as to his  past conduct are conflicting.  Paul, on the other hand, appears to have been generally  popular with those whom he came  and quite a good deal of sympathy  has been extended to him in his  misfortune. Unless blood poison  sets in there is a good chance of  him recovering soon.  KAMLOOPS CAMP  The publication of the prize  list of the exhibition occupies so  much space this week that it has  been impossible to give the account of the Kamloops encampment. Next week, however, we  shall publish a complete account  of the life and incidents of the  camp.  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  Miss Erskine, of  Nicola,   was  in the city during the week.  R. G. S. Anthony was in Vancouver on business this week.  Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Collett were  in the city today.  Mr. Gzowski, of McDonnell and  Gzowski & Co., is in the city.  Mrs. George McGruther drove  down to Lower Nicola on Thursday afternoon.  Mrs. Crockett, who has been  unwell for the past week, is now  almost entirely recovered.  .Val Crockett left tor Seattle  this afternoon to attend the funeral of his father. He received a  telegram announcing the sad  news this morning and left immediately.  On Thursday Mrs. Seville,  Misses Seville, Cousins and  Brookes and Messrs Cooper Little  Sherwood and Griffiths, went; to  Quilchena on a Coronation picnic  returning here in the evening.  Hugh"rMcGuire, the popular  proprietor of the Baillie Hotel at  Lytton, arrived in the city, en  route to his ranch at Aspen Grove,  on Wednesday eveniag. He reports that Lytton is busy arid  booming.  Mrs. Ash ton Swift and  have arrived in the   city  child  from  TtfontreartxTjoin Mr. Swift. On  the way to the coast they stopped  off at Edmonton and Toronto to  visit relatives and friends. Mr.  Swift went down to meet them  some time ago.  STAR CAFE  Following is the menu for next  Sunday's dinner at Steel and Falconer's well-known restaurant:  Soup: Mock Oyster.  Salad : Lettuce Salad.  Fish : Fillette Halibut, Cream Sauce.  Boiled : Ox Tongue. Tomato Sauce.  Entrees : Tenderloin Pork and French  Peas.       German Toast.  Roasts: Prime Ribs Beef au Jus. Leg  of Pork, Apple Sauce.    Stuffed Spring  Chicken.  Vegetab'es: Mashed Potatoes.    String  Beans.  Desp<rt: Apple Pie.   Jam Tart.    Eng-  glish Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce.  Tea and Coffee.  INSPECTS SCHOOL  W. Farrar Lawrerc; inspected  the progress of work on the new  schoolhouse on Voght Street last  Sunday. He conferred with  William Cooper, the contractor,  as to certain changes which have  been suggested, and expressed  great satisfaction at the rapid  progress which has been made to  date with the building.  On Wednesday evening Frank  Slough and A. N. B. Rodgers and  Messrs Aitkin and Edwards went  up to Ten Mile Creek on a fishing  expedition over Thursday. They  caught about one hundred and  fifty brook trout during their outing. Mesdames Slough and Rogers accompanied their husbands.  H. H. Matthews and T. Heslop  were down from Nicola this afternoon to attend the meeting of  the Agricultural and Horticultural Association over the Bank of  Montreal.  On Tuesday evening Mr. and  Mrs. Stanley Kirby gave a dance  St their home in Nicola in honour  of Mesdames Tutill and Pooley.  About forty people were present  and spent a most enjoyable evening.  W. Abson and H. Horswell  went down to Tulameen on a fishing trip on Wednesday evening,  returning here last night.  ���KiO^"  Inspector Morgan has been in  the city during the past few days  on his regular inspection trip.  Mr. Rabson, representing the  Semens-Evel Casket company of  Winnipeg was in the'valley this  week. THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, June 23,  1911  66  99  Not   Like  Other  Gloves  Sewed with Wax Thread  .&y  If so be sure arid get a pair of  No Ouiseams  To Rip  Good as the  Carhartt  Overall  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 k  and Shirts.    You will find it no trick to keep cool if you let us fit you out with our  goods.    Every garment guaranteed.  We are sole agents for  We invite you to call and see  you want���solid comfort.  goods.  Just what  T  3Me^have^received^a=Jar^e^sh^  all sizes and prices :  to  in great variety, in linen and leather lined.  to  DRY GOODS  BOOTS AND SHOES  a  ^mssms&mmmsssiimsaiiismms Friday, June 23, 1911  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  PUBLIC   NOTICE.  According the  City Health Bylaws,  OCCUPANTS must  see to the Cleaning up of their own Premises, or they  will be PROSECUTED.  By Order.  G. K. TUTILL,  Medical Health Officer.  PRIZE LIST  r������~��� "^  Plumbing and  Steamfitting  TIRST CLASS TIN-  SHOP���Repairing of  all kinds done.  SECOND HAND FURNITURE AND STOVES  We by anything you  wish to sell and sell  anything you wish  to buy.  I Kennedy &  Cunningham  V.  NICOLA AVENUE  y  A. Bl KENNEDY  ELECTRICAL...  CONTRACTOR  Dealer in Electrical Supplies  FIXTURE SHOWROOMS:-CORNER  VOGHT ST. and COUTLIE AVE.  W. H COWAN  HORSESHOEING  AND GENERAL  BLACKSMITHING  All Work Guaranteed  First Class  Cor.NICOLA AVE. and CHAPMAN ST  Geo.   McDonald  BOOT AND SHOE MAKER  Repair Work a Specialty  Let me fit you out with a pair of  Superfine Rubber Heels  o th for Ladies and Gentlemen  VOGHT STREET  NEAR DEPOT  Harness and  Saddlery  Harness, Robes, Blankets,  Trunks, Valises, etc. always  in stock.  Poultry and Stock Foods.  Best of satisfaction in all  departments. Prices are  right.  Agent   for   Mendelsolm  and  Heintzman Pianos.  N. J. BARWICK  Nicola ��� Merritt  Commercial  Hotel  NICOLA  for  a good  square  meal.    Best  accomodation and com lort  of  Rate $1.50 per dav  OF  THE  NICOLA  VALLEY  AGRICULTURAL  & HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION  TO  BE  HELD AT  MERRITT, B.C., SEPTEMBER 7, 1911.  Following are the prizes to be awarded next September.  It is possible that some changes may be made and some  special prizes offered, which will be announced later.  Division A.--Horses  CLYDESDALES.  First Second  Best Stallion, 3 years and over. $10.00 $5.00  Best Stallion, 2 years..     7.50 3.50  Best Stallion, 1 year     7.50 3.50  Best Mare, 3 years and over .     5.00 2.50  Best Filly, 2 years     5.00 ' 2.50  Best Filly, 1 year.....;      5.00 2.50  Best Foal,  1911..... .-.      5.00 2.50  Best Matched Pair in Harness, over .1,550 .-..  10.00 5.00  PERCHERONS.  Best Percheron   Stallion,  any age...    10.00 5.00  Best Percheron Mare, any age......      7.50 4.00  HEAVY DRAUGHT GRADES.  Matched Pair, Heavy Draught Grades, over 1,550....... 10.00 5.00  Matched Pair of Draught Horses   10.00 5.00  Mares with foal at foot............;.      4.00 2.00  Gelding or Ally, 3 to 4 years      4.00 2.00  Gelding or filly     3.00 1.50  Gelding or  filly     3.00 1.50  Foals, 1911. ..............       3.00 1.50  SADDLE HORSES.  Gents up     5.00 2.50  Ladies up       5.00 2.50  JUMPING CLASSES.  Best  jumper      7.50 5.00  HACKNEYS.  Stallion, 3 years and over ;      7.50 3.50  Mare, any age. '      5.00 2.50  THOROUGHBRED.  Stallion, any age     7.50 3.50  Mare, with foal at foot     5.00 2.50  STANDARD BRED.  Stallion, 3 years and over     7.50 3.50  Mare, 3 years and over     5.00 2.50  ROADSTERS.  Mare or gelding, 3 years and over     7.50 3.50  Mare with foal at foot     5.00 2.50  Best single driver in harness to vehicle, mare or gelding    -.   10.00 5.00  Best  pair  matched   carriage  horses,   15.2   or  over,  in  harness  to ' vehicle   10.00 5.00  Best turnout, mare or gelding, 15 hands or over, to be  shown to a suitable vehicle; horse, 60%; appointments, 40%      10.00 5.00   -  Filly or gelding, 2 years old :     5.00 2.50  Filly or gelding, 1'yearV     5.00 2.50  PONIES.  Ridden and driven, under 14-2 ".     7.50 5.00  Division B.���Cattle  SHORTHORNS.  Bull, 3 years and up      7.00 3.50  Bulls, 2 to 3 years      5.00 2.50  Bulls, 1  to 2 years     4.00 2.00  Cows, 3 years and up     4.00 2.00  Heifer, 2 years     4.00 2.00  Heifer, 1 year :...".     4.00 2.00  Bull   Calf     3.00 1.50  Heifer Calf.  ........ .    2.00 1.00  V JERSEYS:  Bull, 3 years and up......;..- .......;.............    7.00 3.50  Bulls; 2 to 3 years..v..;.;. 7...-..'.'...:. .'.���;'.. ...;....    5.00 2.50  Bulls, 1 to 2 years..;.;.'. y..;.' . .V..<. .:....    4.00 .2.00  Cows, 3 years and up.'.     4.00 2.00  Heifer, 2 years....:;.............:......:............    4.00 2.00  Heifer, 1 year....... r;vv;. Trw:".'." :."";V'.'':;'."...V"........    4.00 2.00  Bull   Calf     3.00 1.50  Heifer Calf  ..........    2.00 1.00,  ���        '^'������- ���'������< ���'��������������� HEREFORDS.  Bull, 3 years and up ......     7.00 3.50  Bulls, 2 to 3 years     5.00 2.50  Bulls, 1 to 2 years...................................    4.00 2.00  Cows, 3 years and.up       4.00 2.00  Heifer, 2 years...;............................     4.00 2.00  Heifer, 1 year     4.00 2.00  Bull   Calf..... .......V     3.00 1.50  ���Heifer,CaIf ...������.. .^.,.,.,...=.a.a.,.,.=...,.���=.s.������.^.,.^i^i=2.00-==fc0n^  POLLED ANGUS.  Bull, 3 years and up ...     7.00 3.50  Bulls, 2 to 3 years _.     5.00 2.50  Bulls, 1 to 2 years ..........V.     4.00  ���" 2.00  Cows, 3 years and up     4.00 2.00  Heifer, 2 years.........:.......      4.00 2.00  Heifer, 1 year.     4.00 2.00  Bull   Calf.   .....     3.00 1.50  Heifer Calf     2.00 1.00  ���������������'������ GRADED STOCK.  Dairy Cow, in milk.  ...' '..'    7.50 5.00  Dairy Cow, 3 years and up     5.00 2.00  Dairy Heifer, under 3 years      5.00 2.50  Beef Steer      5.00 2.50  Fat Cow  .'     5.00 2.50  Weight Competition  (live weight)     3.00 1.50  All cattle for competition must be tied up.  Division C---Sheep  SHROPSHIRES.  Ram, 2 shears or over     5.00 2.50  Ram, Shearling     4.00 2.00  Ram, Lamb   ................      4.00 2.00  Ewe, 2 shears or over      5.00 2.50  Ewe, Shearling     4.00 2.00  Ewe,  Lamb     4.00 2.00  Best Pen of 5. Ewes and Lambs......;.................    5.00 2.50  OXFORD DOWNS.  Ram, 2 shears or over     5.00 2.50  Ram, Shearling  ................    4.00 2.00  Ram, Lamb   ;."..'     4.00 2.00  Ewe, 2 shears or over     5.00 2.50  Ewe,   Shearling     4.00 2.00  Ewe,  Lamb     4.00 2.00  Best Pen o.f 5 Ewes "and Lambs       5.00 2.50  ANY GRADE.  Host Pen of 5 Ewes and Lambs.....     5.00 2.50  Division D.���Swine  BERKSHIRES.  Best Boar, 2 years and over.     4.00 2.00  Best Boar, 1 year and under, 2................ .....    4.00 2.00  Best Sow, 2 years and over     4.00 2.00  Best Sow, 1  year and under 2     4.00 2.00  Continued on pbkc 6.  HEALTH    ACT.  Regulations for the Sanitary  Control of Lumber, Mining and  other Camps, Sawmills and other  Industries situated in Unorganized Districts.  1. Every employer of labour on any  work in any lumbering, mining construction, oc other camp, sawmill, or  other industry, situated in any portion  of an unorganized district, shall, upon  the establishment of each and every  camp or work, forthwith notify the  Sanitary Inspector of the Province of  the establishment of the same, and  when requested to do so shall furnish  such particulars as may be required by  the said Inspector.  2. The owner, manager, agent, or  foreman of any lumber, mining or other  camp, sawmill, or other industry, located  within an unorganized district, shall, in  connection with every such industry or  works, be responsible for the execution  and enforcement of any regulation  herein contained or hereafter to be  adopted.  3. If in, the opinion of the Sanitary  Inspector the site of any camp or works  is unhealthy or. unsanitary, he may  order the removal of such camp or  works to some other site to be selected  by him.  4. Any house, tent, or dwelling occupied by the employees engaged in any  industry located within an unorganized  district shall contain sufficient cubic  feet of air space for every occupan^  thereof as may in each instance be  deemed necessary by. the Sanitary Inspector, and shall further be provided  with efficient means of ventilation.  The floor of every dwelling shall be  constructed of boards or planks pr other  material equally suitable for the pur-:  pose, raised on supports at least one  foot from the ground, and so made that  it shall be tight. Every dwelling other  than a temporary tent shall be lighted  by windows so. constructed that they  can be opened when necessary.  5. The method of ventilation of every  dwelling in which a stove or a furnace  is used shall be such as will satisfy the  Sanitary Inspector. The temperature  of the rom shall be maintained at from  60 to 65 degrees Fahr., and a shallow  pan supplied with water shall be kept on  the stove to supply air moisture. '  6. Every camp or works of every  industry, coming under these regulations  shall be evuipped with a wash-house or  laundry containing a stove and tubs for  bathing purposes.  7. Every camp or works shall be supplied with a building or tent properly  constructed and set apart as a kitchen,  and having a dining-room in connection  therewith, with , proper conveniences  for the cleanliness and comfort of the  employees.  8. Proper receptacles must be kept  on hand into which all refuse, whether  liquid or solid, must be placed, and such  refuse must be regularly destroyed by  fire or removed to a safe distance from  any building and be so deposited as to  not create a nuisance or contaminate  the drinking water.  9. Latrines, earth,   or  other  closets  FOWLER & LARSON  Contractors   and �� Builders  MERRITT, B. C.  PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FURNISHED.  ALL   WORK   GUARANTEED   FIRST-CLASS.  must~beTocated, constructed, and maii>  tained in a manner satisfactory to the  said Sanitary Inspector.  10." Stables in connection with any  camp or works must be located as not  to contaminate the water supply, and  must not be less than 125 feet distant  from any dwelling or kitchen. This  distance may be increased at the.discretion of the Sanitary Inspector.  11. The water supply of any camp  or works must be uneontaminated and  obtained from a source satisfactory to  the Sanitary Inspector.  12. Printed copies of these regulations  may be obtained from the Sanitary  Inspector.  13. Should the Sanitary Inspector  find out that any of these regulations  are not complied with, he may, where  necessary, tako steps to enforce them,  and the expense of such action shall be  paid by the employer or his agent.  14. The penalties contained and provided in section 97 of the "Health Act"  shall apply to the violations of any of  these regulations.  15. The Sanitary Inspector may,  where deemed necessary, obtain the  services of any Provincial constable or  constables to assist him in the performance of his duties and to aid in the enforcement of these regulations.  By Order.  L. T. DAVIS, M.D.,  Sanitary Inspector,  Victoria.  M. L. GRIMMETT, LL.B.  Barrister nnd Solicitor  Notary Public  Solicitor for the Bank of Montreal  With many years of practical experience, we are prepared  to   handle  any   kind  of Building  or   Construction   Work  THE FINEST HOSTELRY IN THE UPPER  [COUNTRY-JUST OPENED.  LUXURIOUSLY FURNISHED WITH BEST  CUISINE AND ACCOMMODATION.  FINEST BRANDS OF WINES AND LIQUORS  Wm. WgIntyre, prop.  MERRITT, 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.  Have you tried the Star Yet ?  STEEL & FAULKNER  Proprietors.  Phone 37  P. O. Boz 7  Smith & Clarke  Bakers and Confectioners.  MANUFACTURERS OF  All kinds of Chocolates and  General Candy.  All Goods Made at Kamloops and Merritt Factories.  Hawley & Flemin;  Building Contractors  SPECIALTY:   Plastering  and  Concrete Work.  Estimates on all lines cheerfully given.  P. O.Box 50.  Merritt, B.  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.  Best of Wines and Liquors Always in Stock.  GEO. McGRUTHER, Prop.  Merritt, B. C. THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, June 23, 1911  ontreal  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 nt current rates.)  A   GENERAL   BANKING   BUSINESS   TRANSACTED  Branches in   the  Nicola Valley  MERRITT: NICOLA:  A. W. STRICKLAND, Manager. J. F. S. GILLUM, Acting Sub-Agent  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  Subscription $2.00 a year  in   advance  Six months $1.00  FRANK M. COFFEE  J. W. ELLIS  Editor  Manager  One dollar per inch per month fer regular advertising. Land and water notices $7.60 for 60  days.   $5.00 for 30 days.  Classified advertising 10 words for 25 cents,  extra words 2 cents.  Special rates furnished for large contract advertising.  Address  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  P O. Box 20 Merritt. B.C.  Phone 25.  cities of the United States ; it  will not swell the cargoes which  Mr. Hill's road will transport to  American centers, and it will not  increase the revenues which Mr.  Hill pays to his shareholders and  himself. ���Province.  < U Nl O Nl AgLA BE L> 12  HILL AND RECIPROCITY  President Taft could not wish  for a more able or preserving  lieutenant in his fight for reciprocity than he has in Mr. J. J.  Hill, president of the Great  Northern railway. Mr. Hill is  using his influence at Washington upon senators of the Democratic party and upon senators of  the Republican party; he is using  it judiciously and the rumor is  that he is using it very effectively. He is also using his influence upcn the people of the  northwestern states of the union,  and in these states he is a power.  He is regarded in these states as  the friend of the farmer.and the  friend of the mauufacturer. He  realizes that the country cannot  prosper unless both these classes  prosper. And Mr. Hill's life-  work has been to make the  country through which his great  railway enterprises pass rich and  populous. He has done so much  for the northwestern states that  the people believe in him. When  he tells them, therefore, that  reciprocity will be of benefit to  them; it is impossible that his  counsel should not carry weight  with them; it is impossible that  with many of them it should not  override any views they may  have formed of their own that  may be adverse to the measure.  But Mr~. James JTHill cannot  be regarded as a philanthropist  pure and simple. His desire for  the progress and prosperity of  the northwestern states has its  origin in his desire for the prosperity of his railway. It is a  personal matter with him first.  The public interest is a secondary  consideration.  No one will doubt for one  moment that reciprocity such as  is proposed will be of benefit to  Mr. Hill's railway. It will throw  an immense amount of new business into his hands. He has been  preparing for that access of business for many years under the  impression that some day the two  countries would be united, if not  politically, at least commercially.  He has thrown out from the Great  Northern system which traverses  the bordering states of the Union  from St. Paul to Seattle, sixteen  feeders, all of which reach and  some of which cross the International boundary line. Each of  these feeders is strategically  situated in regard to the transportation of the Canadian harvest.  If reciprocity is not ratified and  does not become law all thi3 railway building from the main line  to the boundary will have been,  if not useless, at least by no  means of the use intended. It  will riot carry the Canadian harvest to Migneapolis and the great  A  DYING   CAUSE  The Daily News of Wednesday  has the following editorial, which  is worthy of repeating, showing  as it does the hopelessness of the  Liberal cause in British Columbia.  The Ottawa Journal, one of the  most reliable papers in Canada*  recently sent out queries to correspondents in all the "provinces  of Canada on both sides of politics, asking for a statement as to  what would be the result in their  respective parts of the Dominion  were a Dominion general election  brought on at once. Here are the  answers received from British  Columbia.  (By a Liberal Correspondent)  Victoria, B. C, June 3.���It is  a difficult matter to estimate the  chances of the Liberal party in  British Columbia at the next  election. As a matter of fact  there is very little of a Liberal  party here today, and in response  to the request of the Journal  would suggest that "Dick" McBride could give as much information as is required.  (By a Conservative Correspondent.)  Victoria, B. C, June 3.���The  Conservative party holds the key  of the situation in British Columbia. Premier McBride has seen  to that. Since he became leader  of the Conservatives in the province, the opposition to him has  gradually been wiped out until  there is no such thing as an organized Liberal party. It is true  that the government has two  supporters in the Federal house,  but since 1908 this influence has  declined, and today reciprocity  has put them in such a position  that they have absolutely no hope  of being re-elected. It is believed  that^witlrlfedistribution^^Bfitish'  Columbia will be given fifteen  seats. If that is so the Liberals  have only the slightest chance of  gaining one of these seats. But  there is little hope that they will  do even that. In the Yukon,  Congdon will be defeated. He  was elected last time as the result of a four-cornered contest,  but he cannot win in a straight  election.  These two replies, it is quite  safe to say, pretty well represent  the feeling in British Columbia.  Both show the absolute hopelessness of the Liberal cause so far  as this province is concerned. ���  Rossland Miner.  Oscar Wilde, we believe it was,  said that "woman is a Sphinx,  without the riddle." "Life"  says that "all women are difficult  until they are conquered ; then  they're all alike." It is well  known that women can stand  more real pain than men ; and yet  there is nothing which delights  more in inflicting the keenest  pain man can feel than woman.  Hence we conclude that Woman  is a charming collection of contradictions. And Mere Man is  that which is complementary to  Woman.  Recently a   bright  American  weekly dwelt upon the   dissatis  faction which will be inevitable  with the achievement of the Socialistic regime. The writer depicts sociologists turning "to the  lower animals and asking the cow  ���for example��� why is it content  with clover, and alfalfa, when  chickens are given assorted grain  horses are given sugar, and dogs  sleep in a well prepared bed.  The skit purports to be satirical  ���but there are coldly analytical  philosophers who see therein a  clever parallel to conditions in  modern society. After all happiness is only a state of mind.  The Victoria Colonist is most  undignified in haste. The issue  of Thursday last week bore the  date "June 22nd, 1911."  BROTHERLY LOVE  Early in the week before last  an Indian lass, bearing the epu-  honious title of Margaret,   came  into the government agent's office  at Nicola, with much gore bespattered over her person and a tale  of woe upon her lips.    It appeared that her brother, in a burst'bf  indignant affection,   had endeavoured to impress upon her   the  natural superiority of the   male  sex.    A constable was promptly  despatched to the vicinity ot Quilchena, where the   incident   had  occured, and the erring  brother  by name Neila,  was -haled   into  court.    There he pleaded that he  had had but one drink of whiskey  and had lost his head. The court  administered justice,   to the. approval of all concerned.  Though  someone did claim that anyone  that got drunk on one drink of  whisky     should     get   fourteen  years.     But mabe  he. drank a  bottle, judging from the capacity  of certain  individuals we  have  seen,   they, can  take enough.in  one full gulp to make two ordinary men see  reptiles  of various  and   curious hues.    An .Indian  does not get whisky often enough  to have a mild thirst when'the,  opportunity arrives to quenchit,.  OUR LETTER BOX  Middlesboro,  June 21, 1911.;  Editor Nicola Valley News.:  Sir, ���In case no abler pen than  my own undertakes the task, ��� I  crane space in your. columns to  express the utter contempt with  which we in this place view  the attitude of Merritt re the  Coronation.  Can it be that the citizens of  your town are only soulless money  grubberB.with^notashred either  sentiment or loyalty in their  composition ?  When I remarked to your Mayor  on Empire Day that Merritt was  seemingly indifferent, he said  that on Coronation Day Merritt  would do her part.  I presume Merritt is proud to  be part and parcel of our grand  Empire,  and that the greatest  WANTED  A Lady to Teach Two Japanese  Boys Good English, any evening  between  8 and   9.���Apply,  Same, Coldwater Hotel, City.  It Goes to The Home  Our paper goes to the home  and Is read and welcomed there.  If you wish to reach the house*  wife, the real arbiter of domestic  destinies, you can do so through  our paper and our Classified  Want Ads. form an Interesting  and well-read portion of It  CVpyrtftM HMkrl. *   WrCwdf  event in the life of our King cannot be matter of indifference to  the meanest citizen or subject.   .  It is only now, when too late  to do anything for ourselves and  the children here, that we realize  that the position Merritt occupies  she is utterly unworthy of, and  that any kraal iri far-off Africa  is more worthy of a niche in the  structure of our Empire.  And what of the papers in  Merritt ? I have looked for the  past few weeks for some striking  utterances, urging on the people  the necessity for showing the  stuff they were made of, and,  needless to say, I looked in vain.  The opportunity will have  passed before this letter is printed, and a similar chance will not  occur in the lifetime of many of  us, let us hope.  The fact remains that one of  the newest towns in loyal Canada  is neither fish, flesh, fowl nor yet  good red herring in the matter  of loyalty.���Yours, etc.,  E onald Macphail.  A. W. McVittie  DOMINION  &   PROVINCIAL  SURVEYOR  Incorporated  1855.  THE   STRENGTH   OF   THE  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 investments, and its large resources.  The Managers of the Bank are pleased to offer the up-to-  date facilities of this well known institution to all who have  banking business to transact  Paid-up   apital   -  Reserve Fund  $4,000,000  $4,944,777  Subdivision Work a Specialty.  Offices with John Hutchison Co.  MERRITT, B. C.  Good Living  i  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 certain of the  best.  THE COLDSTREAM ESTATE  �����mlM: NURSERIES vti""1' "��� **���  have a very fine assortment of  FRUIT TREES  ORNAMENTAL AND SHADE TREES  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.  SEE OUR NEW LINE  OP  ELGIN WATCHES  RAILROAD GRADES  A SPEGIALTY  n   v  " JCJ      T   J      REPAIRS GUARANTEED  All the latest in Fobs, Chains, Jewelry of every Description  SI MPSON & CRAN NA, JEWELERS  ���The News Job Department  Great  i  ance  Commencing Saturday, June 24th.  To make room for our Midsummer Stock, which will arrive about  the middle or July, we are closing out our Entire Stock of Wallpapers and Burlaps at from 25 to 40 per cent, off regular prices,  as we are in need of ready cash.   These goods are afTthis year's"  stock.   Intending purchasers are requested to call early, while our  large stock is unbroken.   Whether you need your house papered  now or later on, this is an opportunity that you may not get again.  Every roll of paper will be closed out at the following   prices:  Blue and Red Ingrains, was 65c, clearance  price 40c.  Tapestrie, double roll, was 40c, clearance  price 25c.  Bedroom, double rolls, was 35c, clearance  price 20c.  Sanitas, 12 yards long 47 in. wide; one  roll equals four rolls of ordinary wallpaper in quantity ; can be washed with  soap and water ; regular price, per yard  50c, now 40c.  Varnished Tile, for bathroom and kitchen,  was 75c, clearance price 50c.  Remnants, enough for  bathroom,  pantry  or stairway, per double roll, 20c.  Burlaps, in red, green and brown, suitable  for dadoes in kitchen, stairway, in fact  any room, as these goods add greatly to  the appearance of any wall. Regular  prices 60c and 65c ; to clear at 40c.  These Burlaps are   all warranted fast  colors,   and are  shrunk   in   the   factory,  making   them   permanet   wherever   they  are hung.  THE    ENTIRE   STOCK    AT    THE   ABOVE    PRICES,  Commencing   on   Saturday,   June   24th.  cGREGOR  Signwriter,   Painter,   Paperhanger   and   Decorator  ���������"������������ ������������ -"  Reid Block, Granite Avenue, Merritt, B. C. Friday, June 23, 1911  THE NICOLA VALLESY NEWS  "Gemmill & Rankine Have II"  Webb's and Lowney'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  Druggists.  MERRITT, B. C.  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  Mrs. King Dodd went down to  the mainline on a visit this week.  Archibald   McVittie   returned  from the coast last Tuesday night.  William McNeill went out to  Aspen Grove on business last  Tuesday.  D'Arcy Costigan left for Vancouver on Wednesday morning.  He will return on Saturday night.  While in the east, Dr. Tutill informed the News prior to his departure yesterday morning, he  will divide his time between Montreal and New York hospitals.  He expects to pay a visit to Dr.  Flexner, of the Rockefeller Institute, in the latter city, who  has discovered what appears to  be a serum for cancer treatment.  Empress Shoes  Alex. Lucas, M. P. P., has now  recieived the estimate of cost for  the reconstruction of the old  Cariboo Trail to Ashcroft. It will  cost fifty thousand dollars to reconstruct the road as far as Ashcroft. The C. P." R. have signified their willingness to fence the  road along their right of way  from Spence's Bridge.to Lytton.  Lawrence Guichon was in the  city on business on Wednesday.  Mr. and  Mrs.  William  paid a visit to this city on  day last.  Re'illy  Tues-  ��*Uk{^��*L  Sharp razors, and Clean Towel.  -Brown & Durham's. 52tf  Best Electric Massage always  on tap at Brown & Durham's  barber shop. 25tf  Supt. Graham, of the C. P. R.,  and W. H. Armstrong, of the  N. V. C. & C. Co., were in town  on Tuesday evening.  Prank Jackson, of the Triangle  Ranch, was in town on business  during the week.  W. Mclntyre was down at  Spence's Briege on Sunday evening.  A. E. Howse went down to  Harrisson Hot Springs for a vacation on Saturday afternoon.  Dr. H. J. Henderson, Dentist,  of Victoria B. C. will be at the  Coldwater Hotel for a week.  G. B. Armstrong went down to  'the coast on business on Wednesday and will be away for about a  fortnight.  Leo Meuller returned from  Vancouver on Tuesday evening  and left for the Coldwater town-  site this morning. :\  J. B. Dorais, one of the unfortunates in connection with the  recent failure of:John Boch, has  gone to work at the Triangle  Ranch.  C. F. Law, the well-known  Vancouver financier, en route to  Princeton, passed through the  city last week, accompanied by  Mrs. Law.  S. Fessler's young bear (?) is  no more, having departed this  life through the effects of too  much affection.  Mr. Cleveland, D. L. S., is  working up Silver creek on the  west slope, endeavoring to find a  route for ���the'; interprovincial  trunk road oyer Hope mountains.  -o-  L. C. Barnes, late Kirkpatrick  & Barnes of the Tulameen hotel,  has retired from the firm and  will in future devote his energies  ^to=mining=in=the=diamond=beltr  where has some he promising  locations.  Miss May McKenzie, of Sydney,  N.S., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.  William Mclntyre for a few days  before returning to Vancouver,  where she will make her permanent home.  The marriage of Miss Ethel,  daughter of John G. and Mrs.  Thynne, to Mr. E. Batstone, was  solemnized at the parental home,  Penstowe Ranch, Otter Valley,  on Wednesday, June 7th, at high  noon. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. J. Williams, Anglican, in the presence of relatives  and a few friends. At the conclusion of the solemn service a  splendid luncheon was served and  toasts proposed. The happy couple will reside in Otter Valley  and are now receiving the congratulations of many friends, in  which Star heartily joins.---Star.  '   ; O ���  Mamette Lake is becoming  quite a summer resort nowadays.  Already Professor McNaughton,  of North Vancouver, has purchased a site for a summer residence, and now J. Bamfield has  received commnnications from  two coast doctors who. wish to  camp out at the lake. They are  Drs. Manchester, Vancouver, and  Walker, of New Westminster.  The excellence of the fishing and  the certainty with which, in the  later season, grouse and duck may  be looked for, as well as deer,  will make this section one of the  most attractive resorts in the  Dry Belt of British Columbia as  soon as the outside public begin  to appreciate the opportunities  Mamette Lake offers them.  We have secured the exclusive agency for Empress  Shoes for Merritt, and we are now in a position to fill  the long felt want via a good fitting shoe with lots of  style as well.  When we say the  makers of the Empress Shoes are leaders in women's footwear we are simply  stating a fact.  If you examine this "Empress" Shoe,  you will notice the last has n short  appearance, the instep arched with a steel  support.  We have the Agency for "Empress Shoes for  Women."  The name "Empress" stands highest  as representing the last touch of distinction  in Canadian shoes for women. Note the  short vamp.  We are one of 500 Agents who sell the "Emprejs"  The verdict of the  women who have  this shoe is  already bought  "The best fitting shoe yet."  The  One  Price Store  For  Real  Values  Men's Outfitters.  McDONALD"BLOCK  Ladies Shoes.  QUILCHENA AVENUE  Several plates were left over  after the Firemen's Bali. If the  owners will give a correct description of them to Jas. Simpson  they=wilH)e=returned.  The PALACE  BAKERY  Having added an Ice Cream  Parlor in connection with our  bakery we are now in a position to serve the public daily  with  IGE 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.  Felix Darragh of Princeton has  by the death of his uncle, F. Darragh, Kruger mountain, inherited a ranch valued at $15,000, besides a valuable mineral claim at  Cobalt, Ont.  Young Mary Priest is still very  seriously ill. Complications which  have set in since the operation  of a week ago are so serious that  the doctors in attendance are contemplating another operation.  On Thursday morning Dr. and  Mrs. Tutill, Mrs. W. Pooley  left for a two months' vacation in Nova Scotia. Rev.  C. F. and Mrs. Connor have taken  Dr. Tutill's residence during their  absence, and will live there until  they secure a permanent location  for a home.  J. F. S. GHlum, who has charge  of the Nicola bi'anch of the Bank  of: Montreal, left on Wednesday  morning on a vacation trip to his  home at; Belleville, Ontario. Prior  to the departure of the train  | Stanley Kirby presented him with  a bouquet. A large number saw  him off.  SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC  Last Saturday the scholars of  St. Michael's Church Sunday  School were taken down to Lower  Nicola for a picnic. Mr. Dodding  kindly placed some of his grounds  at the disposal of the party and  also contributed in other ways  towards the children's enjoyment. A few members of the  congregation and friends accompanied the jolly band.  The drive to Lower Nicola and  back=was=much=appreciated=by  the youngsters, and few of the  inhabitants could have remained  in ignorance of the fact that they  were out for a right royal time.  Those who assisted towards the  outing may be assured that their  kindness was fully acknowledged ; it needed no formal  thanks to make clear the fact,  for every child was brimming  over with gratitude.  The attention of the public is  called to the provisions of the  newHealth Act of the province,a  notice in regard to which appears  in the advertising columns of this  paper.  officials, held under the Coal  Mines Regulation Act, at Nanaimo, Fernie, Cumberland and  Merritt, May 9, 10, and 11, 1911.  The Board of Examiners for  coal mine officials under the Coal  Mines Regulation Act, held a general meeting on Saturday the 10th  inst.,"to receive the report of the  examiners, and the list of successful candidates is given below.  The board of examiners is composed of the following gentlemen;  Mr. Andrew Bryden, chairman;  Mr. Tully Boyce, vice chairman;  Mr. Thomas R. Stockett, Mr. Geo.  Williams, Mr. John John, Mr. D.  G. Hilson, and Mr. F.' H. Shepherd.  The examiners at the.-various  centres were as follows:  Nanaimo���Messrs. T. Graham,  G. Wilkinson, John John and  Chief Inspector of Mines F. H.  Shepherd.  Cumberland���Mr. Tully Boyce  and Inspector John Newton.  Fernie���Mr. D. G. Wilson and  Inspectors Evans Evans and Robert Strachan.  Merritt���Mr. Andrew Bryden  and Inspector Thos. Morgan.  It is decided to hold another  examination about the first week  on October, notices of^hiclTwi 11  be posted in the near future.  The total number of candidates  was the largest ever sitting at an  examination under this act.  The examiners intimate that  greater proficiency is needed under the subject "Mining Act and  Rules."  The address of the secretary is  Mr. F. H. Shepherd, Nanaimo.  The following is the list:  FIRST CLASS  James Crowder, Princeton.  R. Fairfoull, Middlesboro.  C. Humphreys, New Westminster.  J. A. H. Church, Frank, Alta.  D. A. Macaulay, Coleman.  James Strang, Ladysmith.  F. D. Peacock, Cumberland.  A. W. Baxter, Lethbridge.  David Davies, Coleman.  Joseph Foy, Squash, B, C.  Geo. Kellock, Coleman.  SECOND CLASS  J. H. Brownrigg, Bellevue.  D. McMillan, Cumberland.  John Gillepsie, Cumbesland.  Thomas Nather, Michel.  George Luck, Corbin.  Joseph Neen, Nanaimo.  Matthew Stafford, S. Wellington.  A. G. Horrocks, Coal Creek.  THIRD CLASS  "WrStrangTMiddlesboro.  E. L. Warburton, Merritt.  Lewis Clark, Middlesboro,  R. S. Brown, "  R. D. Brown, "  J. Henney, Coal Creek.  Eddie Limb, S. Wellington.  Norman Huby, Michel.  W. Beveridge, Cumberland.  R. Wilson Ladysmith.   Jas. Martin Nanaimo.  Thomas Strang, Ladysmith.  A. Derbyshire., Michel.  W. Whitehouse,  Michel.  W. Reid, Ladysmith.  J. S. Williams, Cumberland.  J. W. Horbbry, Cumberland.  J. Coulthard, S. Wellington.  Issaac Dykes, Cumberland.  John Littler, Michel.  John Bennie, Cumberland.  David Irvine, Ladysmith.  John miles, Cumberland.  Robert Barker, Cumberland.  John Loxton, Fernie.  Matthew Littler, Michel.  Robert Littler Michel  A. McLachlan, Ladysmith.  A. Cairns, Cumberland.  John Mackie, Fernie.  W. Bauld Ladysmith.  J. Donnachie, Hosmer.  W. J. Keenan, Cumberland.  P. McKenzie, Ladysmith.  Geo. Loxton, Fernie.  Chief Constable Joe   Burr,   of  tKFPrWinciarP61iceTlrrrived_iri~  the city to investigate the cutting  affray at Chulus during the week.  CHURCH SERVICES  ST.    MICHAEL'S   CHURCH  Sunday, June 25th.  11  a. m.,   Morning   Prayer   at  Canford.  2.30 p. m., Sunday School.  4 p. m.. Evening Prayer at Lower  Nicola.  7.30 p.   m.,   Evening Prayer in  Parish Hall.  The National Anthem will be  sung at all services.  Rev. T. Walker, Vicar.  COAL MINING RESULTS  The following is the list of the  succ< s<ful local candidates at the  recent examination for coal mine  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, June 23, 1911  Nicola Valley  ^Dealers in;  Prime Beef, Mutton Lomb  Veal and Pork.  Poultry, Ham and Bacon.  ^Manufacturers of=  Strictly High Grade Delicious  SAUSAGES  Fresh  Fish  always  on  hand.       Orders receive prompt  attention.    Cattle bought and sold by the carload.  I. Eastwood  Manager  A WORD TO THOSE  Who Buy QUALITY Goods  We represent in the west, the largest jewelry institution  in Canada. Since the great RYRIE firm of Toronto be-'  came affiliated with HENRY BIRKS & SONS, Limited,  our Vancouver store has controled the MAIL ORDER  trade in the west. Write for our illustrated catalogue  which describes the finest lines of Canadian made and imported goods.    We give absolute values'.  Henry   Birks  &  Sons,   Limited  Jewelry Mail Order House  Geo. E. Trorey, Man. Dir.  Vancouver, B. C.  W. A.BARNES  Contractor for Painting, Paper Hanging and  Kalsomining.  All Work Guaranteed First-class.  MERRITT,   B.  C.  G.A.Hankey&Co.  LIMITED.  Real Estate and Insurance  Okanagan Lands  All Classes of Investments Placed.  Head Offices: -      - Vernon, B. C.  Merritt Livery andJ=eed Stable  Saddle Horses, and Single and Double Drivers  on Shortest Notice.  Good accomodation for horses.    Express meets  all trains.    Buggies for hire.  Merritt, B.C.  A. J. COUTEE, Prop.,  WM. COOPER  General Contractor of Plastering  BRICK, STONE, CEMENT BLOCKS AND  GENERAL CEMENT WORK.  ALL WORK NEATLY AND PROMPTLY EXECUTED  PRESSED CEMENT STEPS, GRAVE STONES,  FENCE POSTS, ETC.  Metropolitan  MEAT MARKET  NICOLA, B.C.  The choicest of Beef, utton, etc.,  always on hand  Fresh Fish, Eggs and Vegetables.  T. HESLOP, Prop.  YORKSHIRES.    .  Jiest Boar, 2 years and over. .."...'  4.00  Best Boar, 1 year and under 2  4.00  Best Sow, 2 years and over  4.00  Best Sow, 1 year and under 2.  4.00  TAM WORTHS.  Best Boar, 2 years and over  4.00  Best Boar, 1  year and under 2  4.00  Best Sow,' 2 years and over. . .   4.00  Best Sow, 1 year and under 2.  4.00  GRADE.  Best Brood  Sow, any age - 4.00  Best Boar, any other breed, as above     4.00  Division E.--Poultry  Plymouth^oeks, barred, cock and I.wo hens  1.00  Plymouth  Kooks, bin IT, cock and two hens  J .00  Plymouth  Hocks, while, cock and two hens  1.00  Wyandottes, silver, cock and two hens.  1.00  Wyandottes, golden, cock and two liens  1.00  Wyandottes, while, cock and two hens  .... 1.00  "Wyandottes, buff, cock and  two hens.  1.00  Wyandottes, black, cock and two hens  1.00  Wyandottes, partridge, cock and two hens.  1.00  Wyandottes, Columbia R. C, cock and two hens.  1.00  ���Tuva, cock and two hens  1.00  Java, mottled, cock and two hens .  - 1.00  Dominique, cock and two hens.  1.00  Brahmas, light, cock and two hens   1.00 *  B"alimas, dark, cock and two hens....-  1.00  Cochins, buff, cock and two hens.  1.00  Cochins, partridge, code and two hens  1.00  Cochins, white, cock and two hens  1.00  Cochins, black, cock- and two hens  1.00  Langshans, black, cock and two hens ..-*.'.'  1.00  Langshans, white, cock and two hens   1.00  Leghorns. R. C. brown, cock arid two hens............. 1.00  Leghorns, S. C. brown, cock and two hens............. 1.00  Leghorns, S. C. white, cock and two hens  1.00  Leghorns, R. C. white, cock and two hens.  1.00  Leghorns, bluff, cock and two hens  1.00  IMinorcas, black, cock and two hens.  1.00  Minorcas, white, cock "and two hens  1.00  Minorcas, R. C. brown, cock and two hens....;  1.00  Rhode Island Red, S. C. cock and two hens   1.00  Rhode Island Red, R. C. cock and two hens.'............ 1.00  Andalusian, blue, cock and two liens.....;.....1.:..... 1.00  Spanish, black, cock and two hens............  1.00  Polish, cock and two hens. .. .:.���  1.00  Hamburgs, golden spangled, cock and two hens.  1.00  Harnburgs, silver spangled, cock and two hens. .... 1.00  Hamburgs, golden pencilled, cock and'two hens....'... 1.00  Hamburgs, silver pencilled, cock and two hens  1.00  Hamburgs, black, cock arid two hens  1.00  Hamburgs, white, cock and two hens.. ..:...... 1.00  Red Caps, cock and two hens.  1.00  Houdans, cock and two hens........................-.. 1.00 ;  Dorkings, white,, cock and two hens...................... 1.00 :  Dorkings, silver, cock and'two hens................... 1.00  ���Dorkings, colored, cock and.two hens....-.  1.00  Orpingtons, buff, cock and two. liens................... 1.00  Orpingtons, black, cock and two hens  1.00  Orpingtons, white, cock and two hens  1.00  Favourelles, any color, cock and two liens  1.00  Games, cock and two hens  1.00  Bantams, cock and two hens.  1.00  TURKEYS     -  Turkeys, bronze, male and female  1.00  Turkeys, white, male and female  1.00  Turkeys, any other variety,, male and female....?.... 1.00   ���  ' '     GEESE  Geese, Bremen or Embden, male and female \ 1.00  Geese, Toulouse, male and female - 1.00  Geese, any other variety, male or female  1.00  . '   * DUCKS  Ducks, Pekin, male and female  1.00  Ducks, Rouen, male and'female '.*....;. 1.00  Ducks, Aylesbury, male and female  1.00  Ducks, Cayuga, male and female  1.00  Division F.���Dairy Produce  Best 3 lbs. dairy butter, rolls or blocks $ 2.50  Best honey.in comb, not less than 5 lbs     2.00  12 heaviest hens'- eggs, single yolk, white..............    2.00  12 heaviest hens' eggs, single yolk, brown.............    2.00  Best dressed fowl.......'. ......... 1......     2.00  Division G.��Vegetables  Best collection of vegetables $10.00  Best 6 white potatoes.*, -iv-;........................... 1.00  Best 6 red potatoes. -.'. ;....;-...-......... 1.00  Best 6 largest potatoes.. \  ...... 1.00  Best 3 roots white table turnips...................... 1.00  Best 3 roots yellow table turnips..;;....'".............. 1.00  Best 3 roots carrots, short red. ..... 1.00  Best 3 roots carrots, half long.........  1.00  Best 2 cabbage, summer. ;.................... 1.00  Best 2 cabbage, winter. :  1.00  Best 2 cabbage, red. .".."................ 1.00  Best 2 cauliflowers.  . 1.00  Best 2 Savoy cabbage  1.00  JfiSt=2^kala,i.,.=.���_.=.=.,.i���^.,.Iii.=.^v^  Best 2 parsnips  1.00  Best 3 table beets, long  1.00  Best 3 table beets, round .'.  1.00  Best G onions, yellow  ,\  . 1.00  Best 6 on'ions, white  1.00  Best 6 onions, red  1.00  Best 6 onions, any other variety.  1.00  Best 1 quart pickling onions  1.00  Best 1 quart garden peas, shelled  1.00  Best 2 early table squash  1.00  Best 1 quart wax beans  1.00.  Best G ears sweet corn  1.00  Best G tomatoes, green, grown In district  1.00  Best 2 bunches celery ;  1.00  Best G tomatoes, ripe, grown in district.  1.00  Best 2 Hubbard squash  1.00  Best 2 any other variety squash  1.00  Best 2 vegetable marrow  1.00  Best 2 yellow pumpkin    1.00  Best 0 cucumbers  1.00  Besl 2 citrons.   1.00  Best 2 musk melons ....."  1.00  Best 2 water melons  1.00  Best. 24 pods wax beans  1.00  Best 24 pods garden peas  1.00  Division H.���Field Products  25 lbs. Field- peas, white ... $ 1.00  "  25 lbs. Field  peas,  blue     1.00  25 lbs. Barley, six row     1.00  25 lbs. Barley, hulless , 1.00  25 lbs. White oats ;      1.00  25 lbs. "Autumn wheat     1.00  25 lbs. Spring wheat     1.00  3 Swede turnips     1.00  3 Long red mangolds .".' 7    1.00  3 Globe mangolds     1.00  3 Field carrots, white     1.00  3 Sugar beets     1.00  Division I.--Fruit  3 Varieties fall cooking apples, named $ 2.00  3 Varieties fall dessert apples, named.......     2.00  3 Varieties winter cooking apples, named     2.00  3 Varieties winter dessert apples, named............    2.00 '  5 Apples, Duchess Oldenburgh '.'..............  . 2.00  5 Apples, Alexander     2.00  5 Apples, Snow     2.00  5 Apples, Wealthy       2.00  5 Any other variety fall variety '.' ...     2.00  5 Ben Davie's ..........'.     2.00  0 Winter bananas     2.00  2:00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50 :  .50 :  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50 '  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50 :  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50 '  .50  .50  .o0  .50  .50  .50  ���  .50  .50  ���  .50'  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  $1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  $5.00  :5o  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  =.50=  .50  .50  ...50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  ? .50  .50  .50  ;50  .50  .50  - .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  $1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00.  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  r  8  e  When neatly executed  and combined with the  best quality of stock is  a work of art. We  furnish both, that's why  we are doing such a  large business in  i  We are handling all  classes of  SE LEAF  !   LEDG  Let us quote you prices  on yours.  For actual results from your  advertising The New has  proven that is one of the best  in  interior.  IE 25  ^  ,J Friday, June 23, 1911  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  5 Any other winter variety     2.00 '   1.00  12 Crab, Hyslop      2.00 - .1.00  12 Crab, Traiiscendant       2.00 1.00  Special Prize by Directors for best exhibit of boxed fruit: ���  Twelve  boxes  of apples,  not  less  than  six  varieties,  three to enter or no first prize $50.00 $25.00  Best collection of Nicola Valley apples, six  varieties,  five apples of each variety ;   10.00 7.50  All   fruit  exhibits   except  box   exhibit  must  be  grown   within   a  radius from Merritt Post Office of thirty miles.  Division J.���Fancy Work  Exhibits to be the work of the exhibitor.  Only one entry by each exhibitor to be made in  each class.  Class.                                                                                               First Second  1 Battenburg lace $ 1.0.0 $ .50  2 Honiton lace  .'     1.00 .50  . 3    Crochet work in cotton     1.00 .50  4 Crochet work in wool     1.00 .50  5 Crochet work in silk..     1.00 .o0  G    Lace knitting in cotton     1.00 .50  7 Point lace      1.00 .50  8 Knitted children's jackets, petticoats, etc     1.00 .50  !)    Handkerchief sachet     1.00 .50  10 Outline  work      1.00 .50  11 Bedroom slippers     1.00 .50  12 Drawing-room screen '...������    I -00 .50  66 Patchwork on linen and wool goods.     1.00 .50  67 Darning...     1.00 .50  G8    Plain sewing     1.00 .50  69 Knitting, cotton      1.00 .50  70 Knitting, wool .;     1.00 .50  71 Best dressed doll ".'   1.00 .50  Division K.���Education  Entries���-Free.  Junior, under 12 years of age.  Class                                                                                                 First Second  1 Penmanship  ../ $1.00 $.50  2 Map drawing ;      1.00 .50  3 Pen drawing .....      1.00 .50  Senior���Under '1(5 years of age.  1 Penmanship     1.00 .50  2 Pen drawing     1.00 .50  31 Map drawing     1.00 .50  4 Color drawing     1.00 .50  Division L.���Fine Arts  All entries in Classes 10 to 13 must be the work of the exhibitor.  Class                                                                                               First Second  1.   Best pair hanging baskets ....% 1.50 $ 1.00  2 Best collection of fuchias and begonias, 3 each     1.50 1.00  3 Best collection of wild flowers. ....    -1.00 .50  4 Best collection of roses     1.00 .50  5 Best collection tame grasses     1.00 .50  6 Best collection wild grasses...      1.00 .50  7 Best (three) abuhlons............................    1.00 .50  8 Choicest collection of pansies............ .".'���     1.50 1.00  10 Oil painting, figures or animals. .:.........    3.00 1.50  11 Water color, original or copy.     3.00 1.50  13 Pencil drawing, original or copy     2.00 1.00  14 Best collection of sweet peas     1.00 .50  15 Best collection of dahlias.........;......     1.00 .50  16 Best collection of gladiolas................;......    1.00 .50  17 Best collection of carnations -..    1.00 ..50  18 Best collection of asters. ...     1.00 .50  Division .M���Domestic Science  Non-Professional.  :'        . ���                     ������                        .. .   \ '.  N.B.���In all sections for bread and cakes, judges may require  exhibitors to prove that they are not connected in any way with a  professional bakery, and that the exhibits have not been baked in a  Baker's oven.  Class                                                                                               First Second  1 Bread, white (2 loaves baked in a pan)..".'.' ...$ 2.00 $ 1.00  2 Bread, brown (2 loaves baked in a'pan)     2.00 1.00  3 Bread, Boston brown (1 loaf) .....;     2.00 1.00  4 Dinner or bread roll (6).........      1.00 .50  5 Plain biscuit (1 dozen)     1.00 ���      .50  6 Cookies (1 dozen)....      1.00 .50  7 Cake, pound      1.00 .50 ;  8 Cake, layer     1.00 .50  9 Cake, sponge, not layer.     1.00 .        .50  10 Cake, fruit          2.00. 1.00  11 Cake, chocolate ......y.........................    1.00 .50  For Girls 15 years and under.   '���'���'  ' 12    Bread, brown ."     1.00 .50  13 Bread, white     1.00 .50  14 Bread rolls     1.00 .50  15 Baking powder biscuits........ .......... 1.....    1.00 .50  16 Doughnuts (G)     1.00 .50  Division N.���Indian Work  Indian fancy work (to be allotted by judges) $20.00  ....   anil ....  HON. PRESIDENTS :  Hon. Richard McBride, M. P. P.  M. Burrell, M. P Alex. Lucas, M. P. P.  T. J. Smith.  PRESIDENT :  A. W. Strickland.  VICE-PRESIDENTS :  H. S. Cleasby H. H. Matthews.  TREASURER:  Alderman A. Jackson.  SECRETARY:  T. Heslop.  DIRECTORS:  G. B. Armstrong.  G. R. Bates.  J. P. Boyd.  J. H. Collett.  J. Cleasby.  R. Clark.  D. Doddin<;.  W. E- Duncan.  F. W. Jackson.  A. Jackson.  W. B. Jackson.  S. Kirby.  J. Guichon.  J. Thynne.  R. H. Winny.  R. Whitaker.  R. M. Woodw.vrd.  E. E. Wilkinson.  CORONATION   CONCERT  To celebrate the Coronation of King George V. a concert was  given on Monday evening last under the auspices of St. Michaels Church, that evening being chosen to prevent clashing with  any celebrations to take place on the Coronation Day. Menzies  Hall was quite crowded by an appreciative audience, and the  affair was decidedly a great success, the Rev. T. Walker having  unearthed qnite a talented company of performers. The company opened the concert by singingthe National Anthem. The  songs and recitations of the school children were loudly applauded, and were not the least attractive items on a long and  varied programme, which follows: ���  PART I.  Opening Chorus   .National Anthem  Pianoforte Solo Miss C. Hudson  Song 'My Ain Folk' Miss Cousins  Songs and Recitations By the school children  Song  Farmer Giles Mr. II. Hughes  Violin Solo  ��� Mis. Langstad'  Song The Empress of the Sea Mr. Gaeter  Recitation Miss'Marriott  Song. Two Cities Miss Seville  Song. Mr. J.  Smith  Song Loch Lomond Mrs. Aitken  PART    II.  Pianoforte Duet Misses Brookes and Thompson  n      4. j.* o��� ����������� ~~a t ~,��� I Misses Seville and Cousins  Quartette  Sweet and Low.... , Mes8r8- Simpson and McKenzie  Song What would we do without the boys ? Mr. Hebron  Song .My Old Shako  Mr. T. Brown  Violin Solo Mrs. Langstaff  Song  Out on the Deep   .Mr. Gaeter  Recitation Mrs. Kay  Song Mr. J.  Smith0  Song The Fairies Miss Cousins  Song Mr.  H.  Hughes  Mrs. Dr. Tutill was the able accompanist.  At the'close of the concert, on thc suggestion of the young  people, an impromptu dance was indulged in till early morning  and was greatly enjoyed by all who stayed. Thanks are due  to the ladies and gentlemen who took part and to Mr. Walker  for bringing them out, for a most enjoyable evening. The  concert would serve a double purpose, for quite a few dollars  would be netted towards the Parish Hall fund.  A.F.&A.M.  Nicola Lodge  No. 53 meets.in  Reid's Hall  the second  Tuesdayofeach  month at 8 p-  m.   Sojourney.  ing brothers cordially invited.  M. L. Gp.immett,       Fred S. Gay  W. M. Secretary.  PHONE   24  Commencing at a post planted  at the northeast  corner of Lot  1137,   thence   north   one   mile,  thence east one mile, thence south  one mile, thence west one mile to  point of commencement.  Lewis Ord.  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 25th. 1911. 10-19  H. COLIN CLARKE  Solicitor, Notary, Etc.  Solicitor for the Bank of Toronto.  Quilchena Ave Merritt  NOTICE.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  that, under the authority contained in  section 131 of the "Land Act,"aregulation was approved by the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council fixing the minimum  sale prices of first- and second-class  lands at $10 and $5 per acre respectively.  This regulation further provided that  the prices fixed therein should apply to  all lands with respect to which the applications to purchase were given favorable consideration after the date of  said regulation, namely April 3rd, 1911.  Further notice is now given that by  virtue of a regulation approved by the  Lieutenant-Governor in Council on the  10th of May, 1911, that the regulation  dated *.the 3rd of April, 1911, be held  not to apply to applications to purchase  vacant Crown lands which were received by the Assistant Commissioners of  nalfds^ff=cTbef6rFrtHe=Mid=Aprir3rdr  1911, and in respect to which the required deposit of fifty cents per acre  had been received by said Commissioners on or before the said April 3rd,  1911.  ROBT. A.' RENWICK.  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B. C,  16th of May, 1911. 15-19  I AM THE MAN  you want to see.  at my goods and  my prices  J. S. 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Your own Druggist cheerfully guarantees Nyal's Cod Liver Compound.  Sold and Guaranteed by  Gemmill & Rankin.    -    Merritt.  Trado  Asaya-Neur<sl!H  T,'H. ENEW    REMEDY     FOR  Nervous Exhaustion  ���Whipping an exhausted nerve  system with alcoholic stimulants  only shortens the road to physical  collapse. The only remedy is  Food, Rest and nerve repair.  '' Asaya-Neurall' ' is and makes  possible this cure. It feeds the  nerves, induces sleep, improves  the appetite and digestion ; and  soon full nerve vigor is regained. $1.50 per bottle. Obtain  from^theJoeaLagent.  GEO. M. GEMMILL,  Merritt, B. C.  Nicola Valley  Transfer Company  TRUCKING AND DRAYING  A SPECIALTY  ... DEALER IN . . .  Lumber, Lath, Lime, Cement  Hay, Grain and Feed  GEORGE    RICHES  Rear Diamond Vale Store  outlee Ave. Merritt  DAILY   STAGE  SERVICE  A stage will leave the erri tt  livery stables every morning'at  8 o'clock for the end of construction on the Kettle Valley up the  Coldwater. Stage leaves the  other end at the same hour daily.  Baggage and express carried.  ALEX. COUTLEE Prop.  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     Dktrict of Nicola.  Take notice that Marjory Evans  of Vancouver, rccupation married  woman, intends to apply forpermission to purchase the following  described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  about 2 miles east and 20 chains  south of the northeast corner of  Lot 1137, thence south 60 chains,  thence east 60 chains, thence  north 60 chains, thence west 60  chains to point of commencement.  ARJom Evans. ..''-  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 26th. 1911. 10-19  One for each everyday ailment  Train leaves 12.35 dally for  all points East and West.  Returning, leaves IS.40.    Z  Tickets on sale to all points  Canada and United States.  Accommodation reserved  and complete passage booked to any part of Great  Britain. For rates and sailings apply to  PH. PUPPER  Aoent - Merritt, B. C.  Or write to  H. W. BRODTE  Oenoral   Pnstongor   Agent  Var-i oiivc:-. B.C.  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  =D is fer-i cfe=D i s triet=of=Ni eolar=  Take notice that Thomas Evans  of Vancouver, occupation Gentleman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  at the northeast corner of Lot  1137, thence north one mile,  thence west one mile, thence  south one mile, thence east one  mile to point of commencement.  Thomas Evans.  Alonzo B. Roberts. Agent  March 26th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.  Take notice that R. Ernest  Johnston of Montreal occupation  engineer, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following decribed lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  about 2 miles east of the northeast corner of Lot 1137, thence  south one mile, thence west one  mile, thence north one mile,  thence east one mile to point of  commencement.  R. Ernest Johnston.  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 26th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.  Take notice tnat LeonardEvans  of Vancouver, occupation piano  tuner, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following  described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  near the southwest corner of Lot  1137, thence west one mile, thence  north one mile, thence east one  mile, thence south one mile to  point of commencement.  Leonard Evans.   ���  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 25th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.  Take notice that Sarah Hills of  Toronto, occupation spinster, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted,  about 3 miles east and 20 chains  north of the northeast corner of  Lot 1137, thence north 80 chains,  thence east 40 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 40  chains to point of commencement.  Sarah Hills.  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent,  ar ch 26th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.  Take notice that Julia Ord of  Montreal, occupation married  woman, intends to apply forpermission to purchase the following  described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  at the northeast. corner of Lot  1137, thence south one mile,  Ihence east one mile, thence  north one mile,.thence west one  mile t point of commencement.  Julia Ord.  Alonzo B. Roberts. Agent.  March 25th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.  Take notice that Lewis Ord of  Montreal, occupation engineer,  intends to apply for permission  to purchaso the following described lands:���  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.   .  Take notice that Benjamin  Hills, of Toronto, occupation  traveller, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  about three miles east and sixty  chains north of the northeast  corner of Lot 1137, thence north  one mile, thence west one mile,  thence south one mile, thence  east one mile to point of commencement.  B enjxmin^Hiees:  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 26th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District.     District of Nicola.  Take notice that Grace Johnston of Montreal, occupation  spinster, intends to apply for  permission to purchase the following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  about 2 miles east of the northeast corner of Lot 1137, thence  north one mile, thence west one  mile thence south one mile, thence  east one mile to point of commencement.  Grace Johnston.  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 26th. 1911. 10-19  LAND ACT  Kamloops Division of Yale Land  District. District of Nicola.  Take notice that Lacey R. Johnston of Montreal, occupation engineer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the, following  described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  about three miles east and 60  chains north of the northeast  corner of Lot 1137, thence south  one mile, thence west one mile,  thence north one mile, thence  east one mile to point of commencement.  Lacey R. Johnston  Alonzo B. Roberts, Agent.  March 26th. 1911 10-19 8  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, June 23, 1911  IT PAYS TO DEAL WITH US.  THE ONE PRICE DEPARTMENT STORE  J  We  aim  to sell goods  to  a  standard���not   a  price.  There are no vehicles made in America to surpass them.  the best���get a Studebaker.  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