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 Vol., 2, No   26  MERRITT, B. C. AUGUST 11, 1911  Price 5 Cents  Exhibition to  Have New Home  Splendid Site in City Limits Secured for the Show  \  I  i  i  I  J  The directors of the Nicola  Valley Agricultural and Horticultural Association, after considerable careful study of numerous  sites,. have decided to hold the  exhibition next month on the  ���' horseshoe "of the Coldwater  river, just west of the Merritt  Addition. They have secured a  tract of land-there of about fifteen acres, all of which is well  .covered with grass and clover  - -and admirably adapted for show  purposes.,- The grass will obviate  the n^cfessity" of paving to cope  with the dust nuisance and also  prove (any excellent footing for  the sightseers.:  ���The:exhibition will be held on  September 7th, the first Thursday in the month. The elaborate  prize list which has been prepared , and distributed by .the.  management has aroused the  keenesV 'interest "among all the  intending competitors. Nothing  at all has been overlooked in the  preparation of the programme,  and every class is adequatey pro-  -vided with awards.   Mayor Eastwood will proclaim  a public holiday from noon until  six o'clock on the day of the  sliow. /-Thus'all business houses  will bVeompelled to close during  that-period to enable all connected with them to attend the exhibitions'-" * **-        -���  In addition to the long list of  prizes for various classes of ex-  hits- set forth in the prize-list,  the following special prizes have  been offered :���  The Nicola Valley Meat Marketeers a silver cup, valued at  twenty-five dollars, for the best  -collection of vegetables grown  by one person within a radius of  one and a half miles of their  place ;of "Busi ness.,_,., Th is c up ��t o  be retained by the person winning  it two"yelirs in succession.  T. Heslop, secretary of the  association" goffers' a gold tmedal  for the best brood mare of four  years or over.  The executors of R. H.'Winhy's  =estate-offer^the^foliowing=prizes  for foals sired by hackney stallion  IToTdGafore7 For filly" foals. $10,  $5~and $3 ; for colts; $10, $5 and  J^plapperton, Victoria, offers  $10 for the best foal at the show,  light or heavy.  Nicola Valley Clydesdale Horse  Association offers the following  prizes for stock sired by Rose  Emperor: For colts, $5 and $2.50;  for fillies, $5 and $2.50 ; for the  best group of one and two-year  foals, $10 and $5.  ���J.-B.-Greaves again offers the  Greaves Cup for the best heavy  draft" team "in harness, 1450 1 bs.  andjj'over, Hj 7-7.:  G. B'i* Armstrong offers a silver  cup for the best turnout, with  mare or gelding, 15 hands or over  two years in succession.  The Bothrone Cup is offered  for the best collection of fruit  grown within a radius of twenty  miles of Lower Nicola. 'jy..;  The directors of the association  offer special prizes for the best  twelve boxes of apples, not; less  than six varieties. First prize  $50 and second $25. Three competitors to enter or no first prize.  J. H. Collett offers two prizes,  $5 and $2.50, for a log-chopping  contest.       ' ' |;  W. E. Duncan offers prizes of  $10 and $5 for the best dinner-  table, ���set'-'for four persons.  I. Eastwood, A. Jackson and  H. S. Cleasby^offer prizes of $10  and $5 for the best display; of  ladies fancy work.,,,. ;; .  Calgary \MillingjCqmpany offer  two prizes for best loaf of bread  made from Seal of Alberto.flour.'  First prize' onei'barrel of -Seal of  Alberta floury siecohld^dhe half  barrel. ."��� 'iy-n-  The Nicola Valley News offers  prizes of $10 and $5 for the two  best essays upon,'',Farming and  agricultural possibilities of ithe  Nicola Valley.' The two winning  essays will be published in ifull  in the columns of this paper. \:: -  Last Friday' evening the directors held a meeting for completing arrangements. ��� Itis announced that any one -who has- not so  far secured a prize list, and those  who wish to become competitors  for any, of the prizes, may obtain  both lists and entry 'forms from  A. W. Strickland, ��� president,';in  this city, or from T,. Heslop,  secretary,- at Nicola.- It is safe  to say that every imaginable  kind of exhibit is provided for in  the.prize lists, so that from the  youngest to the oldest of both  sexes there is an opportunity to  win-something.  The band is*busily '.engaged in  practising special selections for  the occasion. -The refreshment  privileges will be leased to the  highest bidder, and all bids must  be in ^the hands of* President  Strickland nqf later wthan Sep^  tember 1st."'" *~     ** "'" 'L'~y-  Delegates Chosen  Next Tuesday  Local Conservatives Will Select  Delegates to Convention.  Next Tuesday evening all the  Conservatives in the city who  are; members of the Merritt,  Middlesboro and District Conservative Association will meet  at the local committee rooms' for  the purpose of electing delegates  to the Liberal-Conservative cohr  vention to be held in Kamloops  next Thursday, August 17.     |y  Last Tuesday evening there  was a large attendance of members present at an organization  meeting when the local field was  reviewed and it was found tHat  the prospects of a large Conserr  vatiye majority in this section  of the electorial district in the  forthcoming election were  brighter than ever before in the  history of the association.  Martin Burrell, M. P., the present member for Yale-Cariboo,  will it is understood place his  name before the convention for  re-nomination. During the brief  period in which he has been a  member of the Dominion House  of Commons Mr. Burrell has at-  E; Howse, of the Merritt Mercantile Co., and J. H. Collett, of  Collettville, are the delegates  frcm this city.  tracted a considerable amount of  attention for his oratorical, and,  to a limited extent, inasmuch as  the activities of an opposition  members "are restricted, for his  executive ability. He has never  let slip the slightest opportunity  to' urge   the   needs   of this pro  A PROMINENT VISITOR  F. J. Gillespie, president of  Gillespie's Limited, of Vancouver, one of the largest handlers  of realty in the terminal city, arrived in the city last Thursday  evening, accompanied by H. B.  Armstrong, who is well known  to residents of this city. Mr.  Gillespie is himself'no stranger,  this being his third visit here in  as many years. He expressed  his surprise at the remarkable  growth during the past year. He  has had business dealings with a  large number of local and district people and expects to renew his relations during the next  few days.  Partnership  Dissolution  N.  Bennett   Sells   Out  Interest to His Partner  His  J. Guichon Buys A7  Triangje Ranch  Ranch  Th^Kdrse to count 60 per cent,  and appointments 40 per cent.  President A. W.. i Strickland  offers two'prizes of $5 and $2.50  for the best roadster foal ion exhibition.  fiyckmawlkerr & Co., of ^Vancouver, offer a bag of B. & K.  rolledioatsKfor the best bale of  (timothy   grown   in   the  Valley.  ��� R. M. Woodward, Lower Nicola, offers prizes of $5 and* $2 50  for the best collection of fruits  and jellies in glass sealers.  Tne Armiiage Cup is offered  t for,the best dairy cow, any breed.  possession of winner  *t;  Goes into  i  Well    Known    Ranch   at Quilchena Changes in Ownership.  The well known" Triangle ranch  the property of the British Columbia Cattle Compahy.fwas sold  by   the   owners   this   week   to  Joseph Guichon, the well known  Quilchena pioneer  farmer,   for  the sum of two hundred  thousand   dollars.     The  ranch comprises   a   fraction   over   eleven  thousand acres, and included in  the sale price of the property are  between eightyand ninety thousand dollars worth of stock and  agricultural implements.     It is  not yet knownXwhether Frank  Jackson will continue for some  time in the  management  ranch or not.  r 'By. his acquisition- of, the Triangle Ranch Joseph "Guichon Sr.,  becomes the owner of nearly  twenty-five thousand acres of  farm'" and^grazing'Mjand in the  valley^ lAillarge proportion of  this property is, situate at Quil*  chei.a and vicinity/ white some  lies in the Aspen Grove section^  - Rumors X of Ctfte; ^sale -<of 1 his  Nicola] ranch first became current about  six weeks or two months ago;  but at that time no confirmation  could be obtained. Representatives of thy/ B. C. Cattle ^Com-  uariy canie iiifto the valley';during  the latter part of Jurii/butthe  final sale oi' the property wjs not  uoncludt d until the present week:  of the  ticular. It is possible that there  may be someone who will seek  the nomination against Mr. Bur-  rel, but it is highly improbable  that such an one would be suc-  cesfful in obtaining it.  It is of course regrettable that  the Dominion   government  has  seen fit to postpone the matter  of redistributipn until after the  election, in which they have endeavoured to make Reciprocity  the   sole  issue.   If Sir Wilfrid  Laurier were not afraid of the  sentiment of the west 'he would  undoubtedly*" have   witheld   his  his decision in the matter of a  general election  until after the  cerisusT^returns^hadSbeeircoirF  pleted.    His action in forcing a  generalelection with a bare two  two months notice leaves Yale-  Cariboo, which has so greatly increased in population during the  past four years,   with  the same  voice in the affairs of the Dominion as at the last general election.     However,    Conservatives  and all other voters must put up  with the matter as it stands.  It would appear that the only  manner in which the voters of  this section may register their  disapproval of this scurvy treatment is by again returning a  Conservative member for Yale-  Cariboo. It's a safe bet that the  Liberal orators in the campaign  will sedulously avoid all reference  to this vital question of proportionate representation. Already  Hon. Frank Oliver/ speaking: at  Winnipeg, attempted to shift the  reaponsipility for the non-redistribution to the opposition. He  took care, however, to deal very  briefly with the matter,  The looal Lj berate have already  chosen their delegates to the  Convention in Kamloops to be  Held next Monday*^ but it "would  appear that there is yet no certainty as to whom they are to  nominate there, or to support.  Joseph Graham, manager ut  the'Inland Coal and Coke Co.,  G. Bi Armstrong, president oi  ('io local Liberal Association, A.  The news that G. N. Bennett  has sold out his interest in the  firm of Bennett & Reid to his  partner, Alderman F. A. Reid,  will be received with surprise by  his many friends, mingled with  regret that he is about to leave  this city for Vancouver, where  he intends to engage in the same  business.  The firm of Bennett .& Reid  vince and of Yale-Cariboo in pa^fwas organized early this spring/  has  and ever since its inception  made remarkable progress.  .When they first started business there were not lacking those  who predicted that the two young  business men were perhaps engaging in a business where risks  of failure were high.    By careful  management,   shrewd   business  methods and a policy sf uniform  and unfailing courtesy they soon  earned   the  confidence   of  the  public and their hearty support;  with the result that today it is  safe to say that there is no firm  in the city conducting a better  and more profitable business than  Bennett & Reid.   __7 __________________ _  "^Mrv'Bennetf'sTJecisiomo sell"  out his interests to his partner  and the resulting injury to Canada's trade.  The dispersal of ministers to  various parts of the country for  the campaign has already commenced. Hon. William Temple-  man, accomoanied by Mr. Ralph  Smith, has left for Victoria, and  Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King for  Berlin. Hon. Frank Oliver was  to leave for Edmonton and Hon.  William Pugsley for New Brunswick. Sir Wilfred Laurier went  to Montreal. There will be a  quorum of the Cabinet in the  capital all this week, after which  no full meeting will be held until  after the election.  The registration of new voters  in Ottawa will begin on Thursday  next, and continue Friday arid  Saturday.  Sir Wilfrid-Laurier's first fight  for reciprocity took him on Saturday to Montreal to confer with  a group of Canadian manufacturers who are opposing it on the  ground that it foreshadows the  reduction of duties on manufactured articles.  Catholic Church  To Be Opened  THE STATE OF PARTIES  The figures- below show the  present standing of the two  parties in Dominion Parliament:  Lib. Con. Ind. Tl.  Ontario  36 48 2  86  Quebec  53 ]1 1  65  New Brunswick... 11 2 0     13  Nova Scotia  12 6 0     18  Prince'Ed. Island.. 3 1 0-4  Manitoba  2 8 0    ,10  British Columbia.. 2 5 0       7  Saskatchewan  9 1 0     10  Alberta  4 3 0       7  Yukon r- 1 ���- 0 0     '1  iJ ' K    ���     ** '    -   * "**   ���  Total     133     85       3   221  was arrived at only after he had  had the assurance of certain  Vancouver business people that  he would have their support. He  has earned the respect and confidence of the entire community  and all unite in wishing himself  and wife the best of success in  their new field.  Election Items  THE NAVAL QUESTION  Vancouver, Aug. 7.���The attitude of the organ of the Nationalist party,������������-���' Le Devoir," defines  the position with regard to reciprocity in its leading editorial  on Saturday. . The tone of the  editorial is that of 7 the whole  Nationalist party on the trade  agreement, If the Nationalists  can help it, the coming election  will not be fought out on reci-.  prboity at all, but on other issues,  notably the navy,  The 0 itario Conservative polif  cal campaign opened Saturday by  a monster meeting at the exhibi*  tjon grounds, Owing to pressure  of business at Ottawa, R. L.  Borden was unable to attend, as  expected. Sir James Whitney  was the chief spoaker. .. The  speeches all dealt with reciprocity  It will be seen that the straight  Liberal majority is 48, and that  of this majority 42 form Quebec's  share.    That is to say, outside of  Quebec the Liberal majority is 6  with 3 independents.    Dividing  the Dominion by sections, we find  the maritime provinces sending  26 Liberals and'11 Conservatives  to the House.    Ontario and Quebec send 89 Liberals and 69 Con  servatives ;   while west of   the  Lakes the allignment is 18 Liberals and 17 Conservatives.    In  many of the constituences, notably in Quebec,   the majorities  ,W-ere=small=at=the=last=electionr  and the change of a few votes  would greatly alter the complexion of the House.  These figures show the Conservatives just what they have to  overcome in order to carry the  country.    The situation is somewhat peculiar because of the remarkable way in which the Dominion House is divided along territorial  lines.    The coming contest will be one of those in which  I a small number of votes  may  1 produce very important changes.  The chief uncertainty  is as to  I how Quebec will go. At the most  jthe Liberals only hope to make  ! small gains in Ontario, but on the  j other hand the Conservatives are  : very   confident   that   they   will  greatly reduce the Liberal contingent from that province. They  also expect to cut down the government majority in Quebec to  ,the vanishing point,  Two Priests will Consecrate new  Church next Sunday  Next Sunday morning, at ten  o'clock, Rev. Father Wagner,  O.M.I; and Rev. Father le Jeune,  O.M.I.,- will celebrate the first  Mass in the new Catholic Church,  recently completed in the Diamond Vale Townsite. It is expected that there will be a large  attendandance of local Catholics,  as well as a number from out of  town points.  The new church, which is a  handsome structure, is .located  upon property which is the gift  of Mr. Jesus Garciai ' It* is  equipped with a handsome bronze  bell, the gift of Mrs. Garcia,  which is the product of the best  bell manufacturers in the world.  Even in France, where it was  manufactured, it is considered a  fine example of the bell-maker's  art.  .. The.choice of a name for the  new edifice was made without  any. difficulty, it being decided to  name it the Church of the Sacred  Heart,  The edifice is a credit to the  Catholics of the city and district,  and is handsome addition to the  sacred edifices of Merritt. Funds  have been readily ' forthcoming  during the last few months, and-  Father Wagner expresses the  hope.that the entire debt will be  dissolved within the next few  years. ^ - ���  -Father le Jeune.^who' will say  Mass with Father Wagner .on  Sunday, has been doing missionary work throughout this section  of the province, for the past  twenty-five years and is, very  well known to and popular among  the old timers of the valley.  In future Mass will be celebrated here every third Sunday,  at ten o'clock, with Catechism  and Bible class at two o'clock  and Benediction in the evening  at seven o'clock.'  INLAND COAL & COKE CO.  Important    developments    in  connection with the Inland Coal.  Mrs, James Lawler went down  to Victoria with her mother-inn  law on Wednesday afternoon,  She will stay with the latter for  some lime,  Hon. Thomas Taylor, M. P.P.,  G. 13. Armstrong, GeorgeFraser  and Joseph Graham went down  in an automobile to Aspen Grove  this morning and will return late  this evening.  & Coke Company's improvement  of its property may be looked for  in the near future. It is understood that the company will  shortly commence the installation  of an aerial tramway and tipple.  Whether or not a coal-washing  machine, similar to that which  is now being installed at the Nicola Valley Coal & Coke Company's plant, will be installed is  not yet known.  It is understood that the Inland  Coal & Coke Company have acquired from the Pacific Coast  Collieries, a tract of land beside  the railway spur upon which the  tipple will be erected. A survey  of this property was recently  completed.  It will be recalled that some  time ago, on the return of Mr.  Joseph Graham from the coast,  he announced that the incorporation of the holdings of the Coal  Hill Syndicate meant that a large  amount of money would be spent  on development workt At that  time the pfflc��r�� of the company  were undecided whether they  would ingtai an aerial tramway or  have a spl4r from the mainline of  the ft. V. R. It would appear  now that the idea of a spur has  been abandoned and that the  tramway will be installed.  Wm. Brown went up to Kamloops on a business trip on Wednesday. THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, August 11, 1911  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  ICE ORE  Different Flavors.  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  VACUUM CLEANING FOR MINES  The vacuum cleaning of coal  mines is a new idea for preventing risk from dust, to which explosions are often due. An electrical firm has devied a special  mine-cleaner, which includes a  jet of compressed air for raising  the dust from every crevi-e, with  a bell-mouthed suction tubs be  hind the air-nozzle, and a separa  tor or filter that retains the dust  sucked in and permits the air to  escape. A single electric motor  drives both the suction fan withdrawing the dirt and the small  pressure fan that produces the  jet.���Popular Science Siftings.  l  THE CITY  HOTEL  QUILCHENA AVENUE  Newly established throughout.  Best of Furnishings.  Spacious Rooms.  Excellent accommodation.  Well lighted throughout.  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Special  attention   to commercial trade.  7- ' Rates $1.50 per day.  ���Special Rates by the month  Andrew Hogort  Proprietor.  Plumbing and  Steamfitting  FIRST CLASS TIN-  SHOP���Repairing of  ail kinds done.  SECONDHAND FURNITURE AND  STOVES  We by anything you  wish fo sell and sell  ==tmyfhiny^you=^wish=  to buy.  Kennedy &  Cunningham  "\  FIRE THREATENS HOPE     "  The town of Hope was threatened   with   a   conflagration   on  Tuesday  night.     For over two  hours a force of fully 500 men  fought with buckets,  axes and  anything else available.    The fire  started in the living-rooms over  Miller & Purdy's grocery store,  a lamp  being overturned by a  child. Before an alarm was given  the fire had gained such headway  that the first building and one  immediately   adjoining it  were  doomed.    Fortunately the night  was calm..    Otherwise the two  hotels and nearly every business  building *ih   Hope   would   have  gone.    The losses were:  Miller  & Purdy, grocery, about $3000,  insured  for $2500;   D.   Delbar,  Nome - Alaska   building,   about  $2500, partly  insured;   Furlette  Bros, barbers, building and furniture, loss over $1000,  not insured.  by its smell, they have been able  to stop its advance by erecting  dams or barricades v; along the  floor, building them higher as the  volume of gas increased and  keeping the airwithirfthejr little  enclosure comparatively ciean by  rude improvised fans.  Following an explosion, these  two gases become mingled and  form a mixed gas, possessing all  the dreaded qualities of each,  which is known as after-damp,  and it is the mixture of gases  which destroys any life that may  remain following a mine disaster.  ���Atlantic Monthly.  v..  VOGHT STREET  PHONE   24  Nicola Valley  Transfer Company  TRUCKING AND DRAYING  A SPECIALTY  U. S   FLAG IS BURNED  Buffalo, N. Y., August 1.0.-A  dispatch from London,Ont., says:  Thomas Midgely, who prides  himself on the title of "Yankee  Hater," publicly burned the Stars  and Stripes in the streets of the  town of Woodstock. A few hours  before, some one in a spirit of  mischief had nailed an American  flag above the door of his shop.  When Midgely saw the flag he  called his neighbors around him,  and walking to the middle of the  street, lighted a fire and burned  the flag. Then he scattered the  ashes about the street "that the  horses might trample them under  their feet."  His action was applauded by a  large crowd. A local newspaper,  which is strongly opposed to reciprocity, refers to Midgely as a  man '' whose heart rings true  with loyalty and patriotism."  American residents will bring the  incident to the attention of the  consular authorities with the object of obtaining an apology from  Midgely.  THE CAMORRA TRIAL  Over four months and a half  have passed since the Camorra  trial began, and it can scarcely  be said that the court is half done  with this case, which has no precedent, at least in Italy. Complaints have been expressed : in  Italy against what they consider  the excessive interest of the American press in the Camorra' revelations, as Italians think it is a  pity that such a trial should have  coincided with the celebration of  the Italian Jubilee, when'-the  young kingdom desired above all  to show to the world the progress  made in the last fifty years; '  This way of looking at it is absolutely mistaken. Indeed, the  coincidence which is^so deplored  is a matter for congratulation, as  it shows that it is possible now  to strike a determined blow at  the Camorra, which, would have  been impossible fifty years ago,  and even later, when the public  life of the south was entirely  subject to the Camorra, which  was the chief factor in politics,  and master of city administrations.  Like the campaign against  brigandage, like the bank scandals, the Palizzolo and Nasi trials,  the Cuocolo murder case is one of  the painful but healthy steps  which Italy is taking to caned  the last remnants of corruption  inherited from the ancient regimes, and instal the reign of  morality. The work to accomplish is still hard and long, as is  proved at every day's sitting  here, where the power of the  Camorra is still demonstrated,  chiefly through the difficulty of  collecting evidence and the reticence of the witnesses, but no  one has dared to touch Captain  Fabroni and Privates Cappezzuti  and Farris, the heroes of. the  bitter struggle against the association, whoihipther times might  have lost their lives, and no one  has threatened either the Premier  or the Minister of Justice for not  stopping the trial.  Dominion Elections  YALE-CARIBOO   ELECTORAL  DISTRICT.  A CONVENTION  of the Liberal-Conservatives of  Yale-  Cariboo will be held at  kamloGf>s  on  THURSDAY, AUG. 17,. 1911  for the purpose of selecting a candidate  to contest the forthcoming Dominion  Elections in the interests of the Liberal-  Conservative Party. Local Associations  are requested to meet and appoint delegates at once. Representation at the  Convention will be by delegations from  the Provincials Electoral Districts of  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Similkameen,  Okanagan, Kamloops, Yale, Lillooet  and Cariboo. One delegate will be appointed for each twenty or fraction of  twenty votes cast at; each poll at the  last provincial election. Accredited  delegates may vote either in person or  by proxy, butnot more 'than five pro-  xiesshall be held by any one delegate.  Chair will be taken at two pjm.    All  Conservatives are invited to attend the  Convention, but  only accredited delegates will be allowed to.vote.  PRICE ELLISON,  President,  Yale-Cariboo Conservative Association.  J. A. IV^cKELVIE,  i     Secretary,  Yale-Cariboo Conservative Association.  Nicola Valley  -Dealers in=  Prime Beef, Mutton Lamb  Veal and Pork,  Poultry, Ham and BacoM  ^Manufacturers of=  Strictly High Grade Delicious  SAUSAGES  Fresh  Fish  always  oh   hand.       Orders receive prompt  attention.    Cattle bought and sold by the carload.  I. Eastwood  Manager  XJ  NOTICE.  DESPERADOES   SENTENCED  Winnipeg, Aug. 10. ���The police  magistrate yesterday imposed  sentence on Joseph Copelandand  Edwin Bluck.two highwaymen  who have been operating here  for several weeks. Fourteen  years each in the penitentiary  with fifty lashes was the penalty.  WANTED  TEAMSTER for Merritt Co-operative Store. Replies, giving  experience and references, to be  sent=in=-to=the=Secretary^of  Merritt and District Industrial  Co-operative Society, Ltd.  . ���. .DEALER IN . . .  Lumber, Lath, Lime, Cement  y;   Hay; Grain and feed  GEORGE   RICHES  Rear:Diamond Vale Store  Coutlee Ave. Merritt  M. L GRIMM ETT, LL. B.  . Barrister aa'd Solicitor  Notary Public  '' Solicitor for the Bank of Montreal  DEADLY MINE GASES  White damp is the gas most  feared by miners, for its properties render it difficult to detect,  inasmuch as it is tasteless, odorless .and colorless, and when  mixed in the proportion of about  one part gas to.nine parts air is  called "fire-damp,"and becomes  explosive to a degree hard to  realize unless one has seen its  effects.  Black damp, unlike white damp,  is heavier than air, a non-explosive gas which may be detected  by its peculiar odor. Again, unlike the other, its effect is to suffocate and extinguish fire. This  gas is so heavy and moves with  such a sluggish flow that occasionally, when miners have been  trapped in a mine following an  explosion and have detected the  black damp creeping in upon them  Imperfect Kidney Action  Causes Rheumatism  Rheumatism with its kindred ailments  ������Lumbago, Wry Neck, Neuralgia, etc.,  osually results from lodgments of uric  acid in the joints and muscles.  Now the chief function of the kidneys  is to properly filter this poison from the  blood.  Only when they fail to do this is  Rheumatism probable.  Kidney weakness starts in various  ways. A sudden chill, after perspiring  freely, sometimes settles in the kidneys  ���or an unusual strain may cause it.  Poisons which should be: filtered out  of the system are pumped back into the  blood, causing Uric Acid, the real cause  of Rheumatism, Lumbago, Wry Neck,  Neuralgia, etc.  In the early stages Nyal's Stone Root  Compound will stop it.  Will start your kidneys working properly so that, the Uric Acid is reabsorbed  anil eliminated. ,  Away goes your Rheumatism with it.  Perhaps these early warning twinges  have passed unheeded, and your. Rheumatism has become deep seated; ���'���--���������;  Muscles all snarled up in knots as it  were.  Then you'll need Nyal's Rheumatic  Cure.   '���������:<:: : \ >   ':-;, i.:  Ask your own druggist, about these  "remedies. '.'. i ,  Hia opinion is worth'while.  ;Sold and Guaranteed by   ���  Gemmill & Rankine  ,NOTICE ia hereby given that an  Auction Sale will be held at the Town  of Tulameen, on the 28th August, 1911,.  at the hour of Ten o'clock in the Forenoon, of the Lots in this Townsite belonging to the Crown.- Terms of the  Sale will be One-quarter cash and the  balance in three equal annual instalments at the rate of six per annum.  In addition to the purchase price a fee  of $10.to.will be charged for each  Crown Grant.  Information as to the Lots to be sold,  upset  prices, etc., can be obtained at  the office of the undersigned.  H. P. CHRISTIE,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands.  Ashcroft, B.C., 7th Aug., 1911.  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  Construction   Work  PUBLIC HIGHWAYS.  PROVINCE of BRITISH COLUMBIA  NOTICE  is  hereby  given   that   all  Public Highways in   unorganized   Districts, and   all   main  Trunk   Roads  in  organized Districts   are  sixty-six feet  wide, and have a width of thirty-three  feet on each side of the mean straight  centre line of the travelled road.  'THOMAS TAYLOR,  Minister of Public Works.  Department of Public Works,  Victoiia, B. C, July 7th, .1911.      -35  FORMERLY ELITE RESTAURANT  ill open for business on Tuesday,  August 1st.  Two Dining Rooms. First Class Meals Served.  Commutation Meal Tickets $6.00.  21 Meals for $5.00.  JOE YOP        -        -        Proprietor  G.A.Hanke^  LIMITED.  Real Estate and Insurance  (Okanagan Lands  All Classes of Investments Placed.  Head Offices; -      - Vernon, B. .���  WATER NOTICE  I, Prank Porter Patterson, of Vancouver, B.'.C, physician, give notice  that on the 17th day of August, 1911,  1 intend to apply to the Water Commissioner at Nicola, in his office, for a  license to take and use* fifteen' cubic  feet'of water per second from Canyon  Creek, atributary of Trout Creek, in  Nicola Division of Kamloops District.  The water.is to be taken from the  stream about five miles above the  mouth, and is to be used on lots 1151,  1150; 1149���' and 37*55, and 'pre-emption  records number 5434/ 6093 and 6867 in  Osoyoos'District.'    i:l; ���'���-.' '������������'':���'  FRANK PORTER PATTERSON  By his agent J. D. Anderson,  ���        , ,      :    of Traii, B. C.  Merritt Livery and Feed Stable  Saddle Horses, and Single and Double Drivers  on Shortest Notice.  Good accomodation for horses.    Express meets  all trains.    Buggies for hire.  fl. J. CQUTEE, Prop.,        -       Merritt, B. .C  A.F.&A.M.  Nicola Lodge  No. 53 meets in  Reid's Hall  the second  Tuesday of each  month at 8 p-  m. Sojourney.  ng brothers cordially invited. ,  M. L. Grimmett, i'1'  Fred S; GaV  W. M.  . Secretary.  WM. COOPER  General Contractor of Plastering  ;;> ���"?;; 1  L  BRICK, 8T0NE, CEMENT BLOCKS AND  GENERAL CEMENT WORK.  ALL WORK NEATLY AND PROMPTLY EXECUTED  PRESSED CEMENT STEPS; GRAVE STONES,  FENCE POSTS, ETC.  ���The News Job Department Friday. August 11 1911  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  s y '.'  \  Granite Ave., this is  the avenue that if you  have   $50    to , invest  DEPOSIT TAKEN FROM MINERS  "* and the balance of the First Cash Payment on pay day.  i :���):���-. i*Je  a ance m 3 ^^^^^gj^emker |-ne price I am selling each lot for is  and 60 days you can  he the owner ot a lot  and have two lots and  both adjoining.  "X*  "&*:  i  . ���  TZ  �����'  jiiij  SP  "P  .*���   **���  3":  I  v-1!':','  '"*"/'   'X  j^-i-  i  HAVE YOU $175 IN CASH  _: If so, I can sell you a lot on Nicola Avenve between the Merritt Herald and the Bank of  ..Montreal, and located on one of Merritt's business streets.    The above amount purchases  the lot outright. ���If you ��an purchase any adjoining lots for any such a figure I will make  i-' you7& present of the lot and also $100.    Absolute clear title.  People Exclaim and say they do not understand how I can sell property for such reason-  able prices and terms: "I heard a man remark recently;   Why T paid .$150 more than thp  Another lot close  to the hew $20,-  000 Hospital and  near the Coldwater  river that I will sell  on terms of $25.00  cash and the balance $5   monthly.  price  you  were offering: the 'lot adjoining my own lot a year ago.    I keep the people  ���~���^^��jfig-~��ggg i also investing^   also' I find that I ami selling property every day to miners,  ;|      specujatcps and-homeseekera and they know that I offer property at prices that cannot be  I      ^uitfiiatecl byjany ReahEstate Agent in the Nicola Valley.  ���       .    ��� 'fit*   *!;'/      *> . *      .\-%\V    f '..       ..  )���'��� "at.        -'" '.'������-'  "-��� :;"- ~   y*y4��*y:r'3   |5��-^,::: '���-.   y :���       ���  |y;:iv:,w^'y..j.v.' -      .    v.-.- .  This lot jcMrioJ;:!^^ in Merritt by anyone J&JV  lujio-.^ .oac:*  *..> v 'tis,* J-V**,-u^*^r..i  r ;.-������. <y-��� ?>*  \k*..y     ttw *>$m>$$'   t\ --i^-iakuivi:.  Ii V:v;-.;-?v     iyy   ! -';:���*:: -.'MK ����� ��� ���/���    ". .-  {! .'���'.f'.t!'l((-.{i-: <-..>.:[ ik'i    .'���'' ������..    (���{j'jiiJCi ;i:.?���,������}  y ij;:y.y_ui'.ie;!��n':J i-u  y ���; v'H'V ' '���'������7i:  | 'ji.ii'i   liji'-V    'iW^i!    ,v;v. .v; ���.'.';^l ,'jv..     y.  y ���jiiii'Uh!'!   '-'-ty ������;;���:���'���';;���' _��� y.:..,r:jy\'     7z.  /.���Mi ���yiii- yv;  \HZ>-Z \<<7  REAL ESTATE  'r}--y w bs sm r  *'.;' ^ 'J '.  PHONE 38  '��� ,.'n ���;.?. v.* U ii si W. ft! V? J  p O ,"* �� j- s    *  'IttUlllU  MERRITT, B, 0.  FINANCIAL BROKER  REFERENCE  BANK OF  .D.I. A  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday AugustaOy 19*)1  THE NICQLAsVALLEY NEV^S  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  Subscription $2.00 a year   m   advance  Six months $1.00  J. W. ELLIS  FRANK M. COFFEE  Manager  Editor  One dollar per iiich-pep.;rtionth-^��er rfegular advertising. JLnrid arid water notices $7.50' for. BO  days.   $5.06 for 30 days;    sy'&'fiX' Z>',f^i':' -:���  Classified advertising 10 words fbr.,-25 cents,  extra words 2 cents. ������ *V:    ;������'**'     ;"' *'V.'.  Special rates furnished^ for large contract ads  vurtisiiiK. "���*;*.  Address"  .  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS     ,J'X.,  P O. Box 20 Merritt. B.C  Phone 25.  THE    ELECTION  Next Tjesday  evening    local  Conservatives  will  assemble in  their committee  rooms for the  purpose of choosing delegates to  represent the association at the  Liberal-Conservative Convention  to be held at Kamloops on Thursday next.    This  may really  be  regarded as the first gun in the  campaign.    As to whom the supporters of   Sir Wilfrid Laurier  will nominate next Mondays-there  is a considerable anioujjt^of curi-  osity manifest throughout Yale-  Cariboo ;  but, -looking over ^he  field, we fail to see that the$ "\|jll  be able  to "choose anyone||\0o  will  be likely tB^make it at'"all  interesting   for   sucfe^an   able  member as Martin Burrell:'%i;>  Dr. Wade, of the Inland Se%  tinel, A. D. Mclntyre, the Kamloops lawyer, and James Murphy,  of Ashcroft, are amohg those  mentioned as strong candidates  for the Liberal nomination next  week. Janiies Murphy is a former member of the legislature  for the Cariboo and a brother to  Justice Denis Murphy, the Royal  Commissioner in the Chinese immigration frauds investigation in  Vancouver. We doubt very seriously the ability of any one of  these men to make it interesting  for the Conservatives. The Grits  ���,&-'  may have a dark horse in training, and there is a considerable  amount of speculaton as to whom  he might be. y^'*  During the week we^hstve heard  it whispered thatjjM'cConnell.spf;  the Saturday Sunset, may be;;tfie'  " unknown:'y His chances $ouid  be much better'than any 6%tne  first trio. The fight-'he^has made  for the western sectiori��of..this  electorate has made him popular  throughout the district and in the  Okanagan country. We will.pay  him the compliment of saying  that he is probably the most  dangerous candidate the Grits  could put into the field. But the  rumor of a/dark horse may be  utterly unfounded.  Look at the matter in the most  sympathetic light possible, and  the task which Laurier has put  upon his supporters in this province seems most unfair. How,  for example, will a Grit candidate  be able to explain that he is a  lone contestant in a field which  should provide two members at  the very least. Yet Laurier, by.>  his refusal, based some say upon  fear, to wait for redistribution,  - leaves this enormous/electorate  ' in the same condition that i^wais  in at the last.general  election".  * The people of .YaleCaribod; if  ! the Liberals would%llow a delay  '. of   threa   months,  should.^elect!  [ three members to the Dominion,'  1 Parliament;   as   matters   stand' y^j^  * now, tbey have the inestimable  :: privilege of electing a lone adyo-  ^ cate of the interests of the best  ^ part of the Dominion.^  ]    Then how unsympathetic-the  general public are in regard tcj,  those concerned in the Chinese  frauds investigation.,���The stump-  orators ^hp^wili? foervack^isjtHe  country for the next two months  ��� will have indubitably a delicate  . task to perform. ��� '-'J   '  Then ^aim *ther:e| ar;ej suchj  matters as the whitewashing of  Lanctot, member for Richelieu,  who had his house-at Sorel painted at the expense of the Domin-  ��� ionfe gpyernmenfcH-*;�� Tbafc^little;  affair,...though solicitruslvy hushed  fey* the government, reeked so  pungently that his own supporters deem it wiser that he remain  in obscurity during the forthcoming campaign.  However, Conservatives do not  find it necessary to wash dirty  linen in this campaign. It is at  best a poor policy and will not be  indulged in. Take the case of  Jardine in the local house. What  did he gain by his pusillanimous  attackyon*^T!emPlernan ? Mr-  Templemah's organ, by the way,  the^yictbria Times; came out this  weekend Announced   that the  fruit-growing1 industry   of   this  province was of such infinitesimal  proportions, that what^reciprbcity  would do to it'iwouldPhot matter  much to the rest of: the province.  3��jr;ely Mr.Templemands a worthy  minister of the Crown when he is  unable to inform his editors more  accurately upon the resources of  this province !    Or is  that the  Times  believes that reciprocity  will adversely affect what is admittedly *one of/ithe greatest industries in  theSDominion���fruit  culture ?   Rather a curious  admission for the {organ of a minister which is supposed to have a  high regard forf,the interests of  ^e^gpplf*"of tl^-provlttcer ^-������-<v-  f^'Cotisideration of this remark-  able^braihstprm of the editorXpf  ���tne second-"Liberal paper of the  province   leads^us"'to 'another  phase of the reciprocity question.  .The Times argues that enough  fruit is not grow^n B. C. to supply  the'people of the province with  their needs,  particularly in the  matter of "apples.     It is   well  known'" that Fieliding and Patterson had no very up-to-date statistics to; use when they commenced their negotiations with Washington.    Perhaps that accounts  for their ignorance of the fact  that     Okanagan    fruit-growers  cannot   compete   in   Vancouver  with growers of Washington and  Oregon and California, on account  of a tight^iittle commission ring  whichrfmys culls"tfrom the States  ancTships  them| into the coast  cities cheaply, with the aid of the  nice  little  tariff! which  Laurier  and his associates are now proposing to r|move!j��*fS;S5��*r;:s'v  ^The^Weis^efi'n Grain  Growers'  Association^ members, complained  about||thejprice..of agricultural  implements!,"   A facile���''politician',''  Sir Wilfrid assured them that he  would try and relieve them of  their complaint land despatched  hi&minister to the States to dis-  cuss  tn'e?,,matter?   At the same  time another.^, minister   of   his,  Mackenzie   Kingy   was   gathering ghreat kudos unto himself for  his attack  upon the  machinery  trusts���The=Dominion=govern-  ment loudly  announced  that no  grasping   monoply   would   grab  age voter.that the Dominion  government might just as readi-  iy have directed its attention to  the nice little agreement between the agricultural implement  manufacturers of this country ?  A little touch of governmental  regulation there would have  helped the farmers far more ef-  fectly than using the tariff defence of this country as a football. Of course through' there  are quite a few staunch Grits  among the implement manufacturers of the east, and it would  never do to alienate their sympathy in the interests of the  farmer; now would it? Of  course not.  '; Next issue we hope to announce the candidates of both  parties. We hope the Liberals  will be able to adjust their little  difficulties without much friction.  John Millar is the new editor  of the Herald. He was formerly  proprietor of the Chilliwack New  Era and .has been engaged in  newspaper work' throughout the  province for years . past. He is  not a newcomer to the valley  having been here several years  ago. A staunch Liberal, we believe that he; will at last be able  to.give to the Herald some fixity  of IpurppseyyHitherto, ;; though  controlled by Liberals, its policy  has-been ostensibly independent  and actually violently partisan,  varying with the editors. If Mr.  Millar takes charge and control  we believe that we shall yet see  a live paper there.  HEALTH   ACT.  Regulations for the Sanitary  Control of Lumber, Mining and  other Camps, Sawmills and other  Industries situated in Unorganized Districts.;      :  the shoe business of Canada.  ���  Does it not occur  to the aver-  1. Every employer of labour on any  work in any lumbering, mining construction, or other camp, sawmill, or  other industry, situated in any portion  of an unorganized district, shall, upon  the establishment of each and every  amp or work, forthwi th 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. ���''.; J    ;  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  ,y\  <&  *&  .*?  ..!&  i$?"  ;*,v  ^t-����*.  :* jg   |Arrierican and Canadian Scientists  r.house flyvis the'cause of more disease  other agency.''" X  tell us the common  and death than any  WILSON'S  feet of air space for every occupan-  thereof as may in each instance be  deemed necessary by the Sanitary In  spector, and shall further be provided  with efficient means of ventilation.  The floor of every dwelling shall be  constructed of boards or planks or other  material equally suitable for the purpose, 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  7. Every camp orworks'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 k*d  oh 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  must be located, constructed, and maintained 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 uncontaminated 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, take 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.  All changes tor advertisements ap  pearing- in the Nicola Valley News,  must be in the hands of the print  era no later than Wednesday night  No guarantee can otherwise be given  that the changes will ba made.  kill all the flies and the disease gferms too.  Metropolitan  i �����  NICOLA, B.C.  The choicest of Beef, Mutton, etc., always on hand  - Fresh Fish, Eggs and Vegetables.  T. HESLOP, Prop.  TO SEE OUR FINISH  By that we don't mean funeral obsequies, but our superior quality of high-grade  lumber, which is absolutely  essential  in   any   building  where beauty and durability  are desired.   It's the stuff  used for base, casing, cornices and all sorts of interior  work; and to insure the best  results should be of proper  color and grain, according to  the uses to which itis applied.  Our finish is manufactured  at our own plant with due  regard to first-class milling  and drying, and we are anxious to show it to you and  point out its advantages���  natural color  and grain ^~  which cannot be secured in  lumber purchased haphazardly from Tom,  Eick Mor  Harry,   A look won't cost  you a cent, bat may add dollars to the value of yourn/ew  homey. Come in. -We show  you before you buy. !  "There's No Place Like Heme."  Vancouver Lumber  Co., Ltd.  MERRBTTY B. C.  .  STAT  VERNON, B. C.  have a very fine assortment of  FRUIT TREES  ORNAMENTAL AND SHADE TREES  AND SHRUBS.  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.  ���SC^S"*:  1 TW%"w^Sivs=-  SEE OUR NEW LINE  OP  ELGIN WATCHES  RAILROAD GRADES  A SPECIALTY  REPAIRS GUARANTEED  Railroad'Standard        one year.  All the latest in Fobs, Chains, Jewelry of every Description  SIMPSON & CRANNA, JEWELERS.  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.  H&ve 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.  AH Goods Made at Kamloops and Merritt Factories.  The Merritt Hote  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.  OLDWATER  THE FINEST HOSTELRY IN THE UPPER  COUNTRY-JUST OPENED.  LUXURIOUSLY FURNISHED WITH BEST  CUISINE AND ACCOMMODATION.  FBNE8T BRANDS OF WINES AND LIQUORS  WH. RiclNTYRE, Prop.  MERRITT, B.C.  J  /I ; Friday, August 11 1911  THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  IV  "Gemmill & Rankine Have It"  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 | y '  here.    The stock is fresh,  well chosen, and is X  kept clean.    The price will suit your pocket'.  Gemmill & Rankine  '   Druggists.  MERRITT, B. C.  LOCAL AND DISTRICT  On Sunday last Miss K. Hamilton visited friends at Nicola.  JVfrs. Melville Bailey is visiting  her relatives at Mamette Lake.  A.  E.   Howse went down  to  Vancouver early this week on a  business trip. .;.,.,,..   y     ;.   ,;  Miss Sophie Steffens, of Mamette Lake, was a visitor to this  city last Wednesday.  Sharp razors, and Clean Towel.  -W. E. Brown. 52tf  Born.���On Monday morning, to  Mr. and Mrs. Galitzky, Collettville, a son.  T. J. Smith returned to Vancouver from England during the  week.  Mackay Young resigned his  position as editor of this paper  during the week..  C. G. Cowan and E.C.Penrose,  of Kamloops, have,been visiting  the citv this week.  It means that, from other standpoints than local, this city is  going ahead.  M. Cruiekshanks and J. B.  Dorais are reported busy gathering in sheckels in their restaurant at Lytton. They appear to  have the most successful institution in that new city.  aigarasftgBi^gB^^  ition  to O  Last Saturday John Wade, W.  Addy, A. McQueen and Steve  Edwards started with a pack  train for the North Thompson  valley. If they should fair to  locate suitable land in that valley  they intend to continue into the  Peace Valley of Alberta.  Alderman F. A. Reid and his  wife returned from their holiday  trip to Alberni on S,unday evening last.  Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Green left  here on Sunday .for the coast,  where they expect to spend a  few weeks.  Dr. Kerr came down from the  line of construction on Wednesday last.  -o���  G. B. Tandy, teller in the local  branch of the Bank of Montreal,  left for his vacation lastSaturday.  Campaign business is keeping  Secretary Hutchison, of the  Conservative . Association, very  busy nowadays.  The Sunshine Theatre has been  giving capital shows since it  opened, and deserves popular  support. The films presented are  of the latest kind, the subjects  being topical and interesting.  During the week the theatre has  been well attended, but as they  say "let them all come," the  more the merrier.  s a splendid range of Hartt Shoes for men. This shoe contains all that you would expect to find in a good shoe. Style,  fit and wearing qualities make this shoe a top nolcher in  shoedom.     We have them in button  or lace, black or tans.  Last but by  least    these  union made.  On Sunday afternoon a band  concert was given by the Merritt  Brass Band on the vacant corner  opposite the Nicola Valley Meat  Market. There was a fair attendance, notwithstanding the adverse weather. R. S. Brown'  was the popular and efficient  conductor.  Dr. J. W. Coy and son arrived  from Vancouver on Sunday. Dr.  Coy has " great ^expectations "  of Merritt and the" valley.*  J. H. Anthony and W. B.  Rodgers, of Lytton, were in the  town for a few days this week.  V. A. Wolfenden, of Victoria,  arrived at the Coldwater Hotel  last Saturday evening.  E. Stuart Woods, of Kamloops,  arrived in town oh Sunday to  spend some days in the valley.  G. M. Gemmill is paying a visit  to his mother at Pilof Mound,  Manitoba. He left here Thursday and will be away for a few  weeks.  H. Colin Clarke, who went to  the coast last 'week, is up at  Campbell River, on Vancouver  Island, on a fishing expedition.  J. F. S. Gillum, agent for the  Bank of Montreal at Nicola, who  has been on a six weeks' vacation to Ontario and other eastern  points, returned to Nicola last  Saturday. While on his way  home he paid a brief visit to  boundary towns, among them  Greenwood, where he renewed  his many acquaintanceships.  oe  rlAi.it   r.ZO  We will be  pleased to show  you   this   line.  You will be  delighted with  the new and  nifty lasts.  no  means  shoes    are  The  One  Price Store  For  Real  Values  Men's Outfitters.  Mcdonald block  Ladies Shoes.  QUILCHENA AVENUE  William Abson took a trip to  Coalmont during the early part  of the week.  C. L. Betterton and his family  from Victoria are holidaying in  the Aspen Grove country.  ' A. W. McVittie, b. c. l. s. , D. l. s. ,  has been very busy during the  past week surveying various  proper ties' for'local people.  W. J. Dick, M.Sc, a well-  known citizen of Ottawa, reached  the city on Saturday, and spent a  few days hereand in the neighbourhood. *''"'r: i7\  I. Eastwood is having erected  a cold storage plant at Coutlee.  It=will=be=of=thB^^  kind and the plans are expected  to be ready before the end of the  week. .���*..'.'  Miss Irvine, daughter of George  Irvine, the well-known local plastering contractor, is staying at  the Coldwater Hotel. Her father,  by the way, has turned fish-  breeder, so great is. his enthusiasm for piscatorial pursuits. He  has a small arm of the Nicola  running into his property where  the trout spawned last season.  He has nurtured the young fish  very carefully, and they have  grown remarkably during the  past few months. We should not  be at all surprised to see him turn  professional at fish - breeding  sometime. There is money in the  work if scientifically carried on.  A TOAST  Here's  a toast to all good fellows  in  this world and the next.  I give  to you  a toast tonight, Good-  feliowship's my text;  Not to the'fellow who come's along in  an idle hour, you know ;  Not to the fellow who slaps your back  as long as the high-balls flow ;  But to the fellow who gives you a kindly  word when the world is going wrong,  The  fellow who grips your hand like  h���1, and tells you life's a song.  What though you know the sucker lies?  What though he knows it too?  There are times in life when the friend  that lies is the only friend that's true!  So ravel and rank, ye prudes that will,  o'er the evils of wine and gin,  Sometimes the real, true things we feel,  leak out when the wine leaks in !  For a fool is a fool, and a cad is a cad���  whichever God meant him" to be,  But a man who's a man won't forget  :   he's a man,  Though he's out on a great big spree!  So drink to this toast from your heart's  dear friends ! '  From a heart to a heart let it run-  Here's  to good   fellows  all  over the  , world, and God bless every one.  an  k of  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  Sayings Bank Department  (Interest allowed at current rates.) ;     ,    .   '  A   GENERAL   BANKING   BUSINESS   TRANSACTED'  Branches in  the  Nicola Valley  MERRITT: NICOLA:  A. W. STRICKLAND, Manager. j. F. S. BILLUM, Acting Sub-Agent  VictoriaRooms  Quilchena Ave.  McDonald Block  i Finest Furnished Modern Rooms in the  j -���������'���-'������'City.-   '������'-  ; AU outside rooms and well lighted by  I electricity.  For rent by day week or month.  j     mrs. j. a. Mcdonald  ; Proprietress.  Alexander Lucas, ..the provincial member for Yale, arrived in  the city on Saturday evening,  going on later to Nicola. He returned here on Monday morning,  and left again for the coast on  the noon train.  -o-  BANK OF  Mr. and Mrs. A. Horswill left  for Vancouver on Thursday's  train. They expect to stay in the  terminal city for about a month,  Mr. Hoiswell making arrangements for his new, business ,at  Coalmont'." '"'������*���  INCORPORATED 1855.  ;]0tt {tranches in Ontario, Quebec and  The West.  !  mim% DEPARTMENT  ")IDLE;MONEY may be deposited until  < required.  j IlfTEREST paid on all balances twice  I X:-- ';������;;' a. year. .  j Every description of Banking Business  transacted.  -        CAPITAL   -     -   $4,000,000.00  RESERVE   -   .    $4,944,777.00  MERRITT BRANCH  A. K. B. ROGERS,    - -    MANAGER.  L. F. Barnes, one of the popular bartenders at the Coldwater  Hotel, wentiifishing last Sunday.  But, alas and alack !nwny of his  hosom friends were sadly disap.t  pointed, for the fondly looked-for  fish wure conspicuous by their  absence on his return, -Better  luck next time, say his chums.  Gilbert and. Allnn Blair, of  Vancouver,.l.juve b'f>ei..stHviiig in  the' town i'or a l\.',\v d .ys this  wet.*k.'"Tht-y say't'hiit" the.\ arc  surpriz<'d at. the pronrvss ni; *!������  here during ih<>  last-yvur ������!���><���. |  ^Ed.iLN.-Glark,=who=has=been  managing editor of the Herald  for some months past, resigned  his position during the week. He  expec.s to go to Vancouver for a  brief stay. Clark is the holder  of the gold medal presented by  the Sporting Life, an English  weekly devoted to sport, for the  world's record distance walk.  Last year he and friend tramped  across the Dominion, and this  fall he plans to tramp south to  Terra del Fuego, thence up to  New York. After he haa completed this trip he will make the  journey from the Cape to Cairo  afoot. His many friends in this  city will regret the departure of  a ;" real good fellow."  A. W. McVittie  DOMINION &  PROVINCIAL  SURVEYOR  Subdivision Work a Specialty.  erritt Lumber Yard  DEALERS IN  L mber, Lath, Shingles, Lime,  Cement and all kinds building  material.  Lumber Yard and Offices:  Voght Street, near C. P. R. Station, Merritt.  Offices with John Hutchison Co.  MERRITT, B. C.  WANTED  SOUND HORSE AND RIG for  Store Work. Reply, 'wilh price,  to Secretary of Merritt & District  Industrial Co-operative Society,  Limited.  g-^U-JM!'UtJIIVJJUi'^L!UH-JU^ii'M^'J-W.*'-'-J��-JJ-B 1.11  A. B. KENNEDY  ELECTRICAL...  CONTRACTOR  Dealer in Electrical Supplies  i FIXTURE SHOWROOMSr-CORNER  VOG HT ST. and COUTLIE A VK.  Commercial  Hotel  NICOLA  for a  good   square  meal,    best  accomodation and com lor I  or  Hate tl.SO per day  IIWU�� ���mwiXWWUMUWMBWWinWWKHWl'UllL'r-  Geo.   McDonajd  BOOT AND SHOE MAKER  Repair Work a Specialty    j  Let me fit you out with a pair of  Superfine Rubber Heels      ,.���  oth for Lailu-s and Gentlemen;  Nicola  Valley  Agricultural  & Horticultural Association  ecom  xhibition  At MERRITT, B. C.  LARGELY INCREASED PRIZE  LIST,  FINEST SHOW YET.  MERRITT CITY BAND WILL BE  IN ATTENDANCE.  A.* W. STRICKLAND  President,  T. HESLOP;  Secretory^  VOGHT STKEET  NEAR DEPOT. I������ THE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, August lly 1911  TO PRESERVE MINE TIMBERS  The preservation of mine timbers by chemical treatment has  not yet   been   adopted   by   the  mining industries of Canada.   In  many   localities,    however,   the  distances  required  to transport  mining   timbers   are    becoming  greater, poorer qualities of wood  have to be used and the annual  cost of the upkeep of mine timbering is becoming greater.   The  United States has already reached this state and has done much  in the treatment of mine timbers;  there it has been proven that a  treatment   of   creosote   or zinc  chloride decreases the destruction  due to decay, fire and insects ;  this increases the life of the timbers   and  decreases the  annual  cost of replacing mine timbers.  Timber used in mines has, on the  'average, a shorter life than wood  used for any other pnrpose.   The  surroundings in a mine are very  conducive to rot, which after a  period   of   three to   five   years  causes    the   timber    to   break,  crumble or become useless.    Experiments have been conducted  in  United States mines with a  row of   untreated   and   treated  mine   props alternately placed.  After eighteen months every untreated stick was weakened by  decay   and   broken,    while   the  treated props were sound   and  useful.    From various  practical  experiments  of this  kind with  different species of wood, important results have been obtained.  Fir has an average of five years  untreated life. Treated it lasts  twelve years. Hemlock, lasting  as-a natural wood 'five years? just  doubles its term of life when  treated, as does chestnut and  tamarack. Spruce is one of the  species ; which decays quickest  when    untreated,   lasting ; only  valuable metals of the same group  had been found in paying quantities at   the   Granite-Poorman  mine.    For the past month a few  Nelson   men  who heard of the  discovery have been staking all  the available ground lying in the  vicinity of the dyke in which the  chief values are found and which  extends for many miles in  the  direction of  Eagle   and   Forty-  nine Creeks.     Many scores   of  claims have been recorded at the  government offices.    At present  there is hardly a foot of unstaked  ground in the territory supposed  to be traversed by the dyke which  has been proved to contain vast  quantities of high-priced metals.  Samples were sent for assays to  Butte and  Ottawa in  order to  make  absolutely   sure   that   no  mistake had been made as to the  existence  of the group  of five  metals, platinum, iridium, palladium, rhodium and osmium.    The  result  was that answers   came  giving returns which especially,  considering the low cost of mining ore from dyke and the cost  of treating it, make the operation  of the properties upon which the  minerals exist amazingly profitable.  ADVERTISING POINTERS  Macaulay says, -in, one of his  essays, that "Advertising, is to  business what steam is to machinery, the grand propelling power.'" That, however, was before  the advent of electricity as a  driving power. But the maxim  remains as true, and is far more  widely acknowledged now than  in Macaulay's days. Yet, there  are, even in these days of advertising, some business men who  profess not to believe in advertising in any form.    They argue  that their business already pays,  three years; if treatedit will last I and that they, -therefore, see no  twelve years, thereby increasing use in  advertising.     They are  its life 300 per cent. To sum up,  wood preservation not only prolongs the life of durable timbers,  thus decreasing the annual consumption, but also permits the  substitution of inferior species,  whose use considerably reduces  the drain upon the more desirable  kinds.  KOOTENAYS' VALUABLE METALS  Not for many years has there  been so much excitement in the  Kootenays over a mining discovery as that which has followed  the announcement of A. Gordon  French that platinum and other  content with a certain modicum  of success, and are fearful of  spending a few hundred dollars  lest no immediate returns are  forthcoming. These people seem  to forget that, as a general rule,  in these days of stress and competition, there is no standing  still; it is either going forward  or backward. They contend also  that it is all right for the big  business men to advertise ; that  they have plenty of capital and  can go in for it on a big scale,  the only way���they argue���that  pays. But how did these big  firms start their campaign of advertising?   Many of the biggest  A Gurney-Oxford is as  prompt as young Appetites  There is no delay; the children never have to woH for meals when  you have a Gurney-Oxford in the kitchen. With thin range dinner is on  the dot.     Your fire   ia   absolutely   reliable,   the heat regulated   and   con-.  trolled   by   an   exclusive   device,   the   wonderful little OXFORD EGONOMIZER. This  patent damper enables;you to forget the fire  until the hour to start  dinner. And the saving of coal will astonish you;   20% reduc-1  an  easy  record  for  this  JSURHEYOXFDRDJ  tion   on your   bills   is  little regulator.  Another advantage is in its splendid oven facilities. No more soggy or  over-done baking. The oven heat is  controlled and guided equally over  front, back and sides by means of the  DIVIDED  FLUE STRIP.  The Reversible Grate, the Broiler Top, the patent  Lift-up Hearth are more rcasona Ior owning a Gurney  Oxford, and to these advantage! are added ��� shinini  appearance, artistio design and perfect case of operation.  You are invited to come and see this and others oC the Gurney line.  MERRITT MERCANTILE COMPANY  advertising men of the present  day started on a few hundred  dollars the first year and increased their "appropriation for publicity as their business grew.  Eleven years ago one well-known  patent medicine firm spent exactly $527 the first year of their  advertising campaign ; last year  they expended over $200,000 in  this direction. That instance is  only mentioned because it was  published in a recent report of  the firm referred to: but, of  course, "there are others."-  It may be taken for granted,  however, that as a general rule,  unless the goods advertised are  good goods," all the advertising  in the world will not prevent  ultimate failure. People will  often buy what is advertised, but  if the goods turn out a "fraud"  they will probably inform other  people. If, on the other hand,  the goods are "all right," they  will, when required, send repeat  orders, and possibly recommend  the goods to other people. It is  the accumulative results thus  obtained that makes advertising  pay.  Advertisers,   especially   those  just starting, sometimes say that  they do not mention havingjseen  the advertisement in such*;and  such a  publication.     Now,   for  one reason or another, there are  some people who do not remember or care to say, when buying  something they saw advertised  in a paper, in -which publication  the    advertisement    appeared.  Whatever the reason, the majority of people who have seen and  acted on the recommendation of  an  advertisement  omit  to give  credit where credit is due.    This  is well understood by experienced  and successful advertisers. There  are indirect was of tracing results  from   advertising.      These   are  learned,   partly   by   study,   and  partly by experience, the greatest  and most reliable teacher.    Some  journals publish a short notice  requesting readers who reply to  advertisements to mention^ where  they   saw   the ' announcements.  Even then;  many readers omit,  from oversight or forgetfulness,  to give the information which is  so helpful to the advertiser, the  purchaser and the proprietor of  the publication. With experience  an advertiser soon learns which  journals are paying him.    Other  publications give  their guaranteed circulations.    But this is by  no  means to be entirely  relied  upon as a sure criterion as to the  advertising advantages of certain  journals   for   particular, goods.  , There are certain journals which  have a higher  class  circulation  than others ; some have a better  drawing=or=buying^capacity-than=  others, irrespective of circulation.  For instance, the New York Times  and the New York Tribune have  each a wealthier and better educated class of readers than the  New York Journal or the New  York World.    If you are advertising a certain class of goods,-  such as rare china, books, pictures, articles of virtu, etc., the  two Jormer papers would probably pay you better than the two  latter, although the Journal and  the World have much larger circulations.    If you are fortunate  enough to own a castle, mansion  or a shooting lodge in Scotland,  and desire  to   let or   sell,   you  would be more likely to meet a  customer   through   the  London  Times   or   Morning   Post   than  through the Daily Mail, notwithstanding that the latter paper  has a vastly greater circulation  than the staid "old thunderer "  and the polite and genteel Morning Post.     Both   these   papers  have large sales and select readers/including   nearly   all    the  wealthy people of Great Britain.  h  !:1  Beautifully situated on the Tulameen River 14  miles west of Princeton, B.C., in the Similkameen  district.  The main line of the V. V. & E. Ry. runs through the town.  Track laying will be completed in 60 days.  At present a daily stage connects Coalmont with the town of  Princeton.  The Columbia Coal & Coke Co., Ltd., now engaged in opening  up their property have over 10 square miles of coal lands.  The coal is of the highest Bituminous type, and is one of the  largest bodies of coal yet discovered in the North American  continent.  The workable  60 feet each.  seams  are six in   number, varying from 4.to.  300,000,000 Tons of coal can be extracted.  A plan? of the latest type with a 2000 ton per day capacity is  under construction.  Lots are now on sale varying from  $175 to $550.  Terms:   Quarter Cash, balance over 15 months.  Reservations will be made in the order in which deposits  are received.  Address oil communications to  &  �� i. i  Sole Selling Agents  Via Princeton  COALMONT, Bi C.  (���isil  THE "ONLY GENERAL"  The appointment of Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, British  Agent to Egypt seems to have  satisfied everyone. The status of  the British Agent, to |Egypt will  probably be improved, a more  important title- and a higher  salary attached.  Command of the British troops  on the Mediterranean, heretofore  held by a general at Malta, will  be transferred to Lord Kitchener.  The home country expects him to  crush with a str ng hand the  growing dissatisfaction of the  natives in Egypt.  It was   through his   military  genius that the army in Egypt'  was rehabilitated.     He became  sirdar,   or   commander-in-chief,  and firmly established the supre-  macy of Great Britain  in  that  country.  Lord   Kitchener's   latest   appointment makes him indirectly  the successor of Lord Cromer,  the predecessor of the late Sir  Eldon Gorst, who is known as the  maker of Egypt, and was British  Agent and Consul - General in  Egypt from 1853 to April 12,1907,  when he resigned.  Two important events occurred  during Cromer's "agency" in  Egypt. In 1883 the restored  Khedive abolished the joint control of England and France, and  and on the. recommendation of  the British, appointed an English  financial adviser. The Anglo-  French con vention���of^ApriL4,,  cured the appointment' of Lord  Kitchener as commander-in-chief  of the Khedive's army.  1904,   further   removed   restrictions    which   encumbered    the  management of Egyptian finance.  It was Lord Cromer who se-  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=Mendelsolmiand=  Heintzman Pianos.  N. J. BARWICK  Nicola  Merrill  *\ little study of the printing question  right now will convince you that the  work turned out by us is just as neatly  executed as you can get in the large city  shops, and by patronizing us you can have,  a proof of your work before it is printed.  yin  The Nicola Valley News  PHONE 25.    MERRITT, B. C.  ' '1 Fkipay, August 11 1911  yTHE NICOLA VALLEY NEWS  I   '  The "Carhartt"  Not   Like  Other  Gloves  Sewed with Wax Thread  If so be sure and get a pair of  They are the best.  ��#*  Patented  Bcinforeed 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 tolceep cool if you let m 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.  M THE NIGOLA VALLEY NEWS  Friday, Augustlly 19]1  SALE OF* TRIANGLE RjlNCH  The upper picture is that of the Quichon ranch,,at Quiechena which will he the home ranch of Joseph  Guicheon's holdings. Below is a view of the homestead on the Triangle ranch. i-Thcs ranch comprises a fraction over  eleven thousand acres  ~^��� , P'fi  '*���ii    'y  r*-  fc**'*" -  ,��>  i'J^-i^  .. *���     *  i'i'*        v  -,   '    >  ifi^^k.  NICOLA VALLEY COAL  During the week a new outcrop  of coal was discovered on the pro-  pert^ of the Nicola Valley Coal  and Coke Go., Ltd. Superinten-  tendent Charles Graham, of the  company, stated to the News that  his men had riot yet done sufficient work upon the seam to justify him in making any statement  in regard to its extent.  S. J. Castleman, of Vancouver,  a stockholder of the company,  was in the city on a visit during  the week, returning to the coast  on Thursday.  FREDERICK! KEEFER HERE"  '���;..������������     .��� i s. * .  ���    i,-.-' :. '-���        .,-- 7   ��������� .'  Considerable' significance is attached  to the visit to the Valley this week of  Frederick Keffer, consulting engineer  for the British Columbia CopperjCbrri-  pany, who spent three days in; the city.  It is understood that coal strike in the  Crows Nest somewhat disorganized  the arrangements of the^Br-GrCopper  Company in regard to their coke supply. For some time past it has been  understood that the company would endeavour to acquire coal properties of  their own with a -view to obviating  such difficulties in the future. Whether  or not Mr. Keffer was here for that  purpose, is not yet disclosed.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that a  meeting of the members of-the  Merritt, Middlesboro and District Conservative Association,  will be held in the Committee  Rooms on Quilchena avenue next  Tuesday evening at eight o'clock  for the purpose of electing dale-  gates to represent the district at  the Liberal-Constrvative Convention, to be held in Kamloops  next Thursday, August 17, 1911.  John Hutchison, Secretary.  G. Wilson, formerly on the  staff bf the Bank of Montreal,  in this city, has been ih��th'eVval-  ley for the past week on a holiday  trip. _' He will return to Vancouver on Saturday afternoon.  CANADIAN  REV. T. WALKER INJURED  The many friends of the Rev  T. Walker will regret to hear  that he was seriously injured by  blast in tbe gravel-pit of tin"  C. P. R. last Tuesday afternoon.  He was returning from Coutlei.  and was almost opposite the place  where the charge had been placed  when it Went off, a piece of rock  cutting him severely about the  back. The flagman had not observed his approach and it was  some time before he was.picked  up. Dr. Williams is in attendance on him and reports that his  patient is doing very well.  Tradq.']  Asaya-^eurall^  THE     NEW    REMEDY    FOR  Nervous Exhaustion  Nervous Exhaustion unchecked  opens the door tpNeuralgia, Headache, Insomnia," Digestive'Disturbances, Mental Depression,and  many serious organic diseases.  =Early3.trea.tment|^i&^,'lAsAir^  Neurall" averts these. It feeds  the nerves, induces sleep, improves the appetite and-digestion,  and restores buoyancy of spirits.  A few doses convince. $1.50 per  bottle. Obtain from the following  '.   GEO^M. GEMMILL,  Merritt, B. G.  .Train leaves 12.35 dally, for  all points East and West.  Returning, leaves 18.40.  Tickets on sale to all points  Canada and United States.  Refrigerator keeps your food fresh and nice to  eat. All refrigerators are not cool, however;  and you must know that when the makers are  careless in their finishing your food is liable to  suffer for it. A refrigerator with a . coat of  Baplac ensures Cleanliness, Coolness and your  Comfort.  II  Accommodation reserved  and complete passage booked'; to any part   of   Great  Britain.-   For rates and sail-  ''77 ' ings apply to  Agent  PUPPER  ���. -������ Merrill, 11. C.  Or write to  H. W. BRODIE  General   Passenger   Agent  Vancouver, B.C.  All changes tor advertisements ap  pearing in th�� Nicola Valley News,  must be in the hand's 7of; the print  ers no later than    Wednesday night  No guarantee can otherwise-be given   sion f        ^fa, is nothing more than  Cod Liver Oil With  the Oil Taken Out  A Triumph for Chemical Science end  Pharmaceutical Skill  Oil from the liver of the cod-fish has  been used as a preventative of disease  and a restorative for ages. ���>  For a long time it has been the general  opinion that the medicinal value of Cod  Liver Oil was the greasy, oily part itself  ���its only drawback being the unpalatable, fishy taste of the oil.  From the first experts have been trying to find means to make it more palatable. They used to "cut" it with  whiskey���take it in wine���flavor it with  lemon juice���anything to get away from  that abominable fishy taste and smell.,  Lots of people still take it in Emul-  Have you noticed the improvement in the city  since   people   commenced   putting  Baplac   on  their buildings ?  1  YOUR HOUSE  may be greatly improved   if   you   try Baplac  inside and out. I  that the changes -will ���he made. ,j>a ^  ANDREWS   &   SMITH,   Proprietors.  SITUATE   BETWEEN   COLDWATER   HOTEL  AND THE  BANK OF MONTRtALi% i  IS 'NOW Ofjjffa  THE MOST UP-TO-DATE POOL ROOM?; ?  IN THE INTERIOR.      ?        *  A[C<nr.'ce Seek of   High-class  Tobaccos, Cigars,  Pipes, etc., always on hand.  churned"    oil���broken    up���but    still  ���greasy, oily and a strain on the digestion.  Doctors used to r.think-it was the oil  , itself  that > built   up  the   system���they  ������'���'were slow to find out that the oil was a  [ distinct drawback to the medicinal principles contained in it.  I     Crude   oil   is   quite   indigestible,   and  will, in time, put the strongest stomach  -outof order. -.   >..  " "A way has now been discovered to do  away with the grease and the smell, and  yet retain all the medicinal properties  of the liver. This is done by removing  the,fresh oil from the new livers. The  'liver pulp ;is then reduced to the fofnv  of an extract like beef extract. '  Nyal's Cod Liver Compound is simply  ^thlsi! liver extract combined with an ex-  "tract of malt and healing wild cherry.  It also contains the true hypophosphites.  This combination makes Nyal's Cod  Liver Compound a delicious tonic���  builds up the system, and makes you  strong.  Take it when you feel yourself losing  your  grip  ���< y  i - -  s>  5 <-?  t ,  1 i>?  ;: 1

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