Harry Hooper receives fat inheritance 19Jan1909

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already itself. 'n it no! a at - ; a of in of a VANCOUVER CHAUFFEUR RECEIVES FAT LEGACY Local Auto - Driver Figures as Missing Heir Found After Many Days. From chauffeur to capitalist in the jump that Mr. Harry Hooper, a well known local nuto driver, took yestcrdaj, consequent upon receiving news that he had become heir to an oiaie valued at about $75,(100. W hat mattes (he legacy all the more interesting t - the recipient is the fact that he has been u.'icoiu - cioiiflj dodginj it for the lust seven years. One of Mr. Hooper's aunts, Mrs. Margaret Ueudry, died in 1!02 in Kingston, und. left her entire estate to her nephew, Mr. Harry Hooper, of this city. Finding the legatee was something that proved a difficult tai - k fcr the executors executors of the estate, as Mr. Hooper with his parents had left Kingston some thirteen years previous, finally settling in Vancouver, after huvini spent some time in Winnipe;? and ether places in the wei. They might huve been seeking yet had not Harry Hooper, who was formerly chauffeur for Mr. John Hendry, the well known lumberman, accompanied the latter cast lust fall. While visiting Napanre, Out., Mr. Hcopcr met some old friends and they, some months alter - ward. - , mentioned to .Mr. Charles Hendry, Hendry, of Kingston, the fact thai (hey had met the mits'ng heir iphI that he was located somewhere in the oi. Mr. Hendry, who is one of the executors of the estate, started out to trace up the Hooper family, and found out that tnev I were living here. He arrived in an I couver lust Sunday and broke the good news to the young auto driver yesterday. yesterday. Mi. Hooper, mother of the legatee, ; will leave for the east shortly to settle I up tho estate, but Mr. Harry Hooper intends to remain in Vancouver and has already planned to go into the autj - I moble business on an extensive scale. in in nf ! el get charged

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  1. Vancouver Daily World,
  2. 19 Jan 1909, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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