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 Phone I, Prince. Phone 11, Suulh.
VOL.  f),  NO.  38.
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PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLt
he collected tl
to the select'
Pass as th<L_
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FRIDAY, MAY 21st, 1915.
LIMITED.
Phone 1, Prince. Phone 11, Sonlh.
Price Five Cents
t C, GILLETT IS ELECTED
FIRST MAYOR OF PRINCE GEORGE
FOR MAYOR.
W. G. Gillett   .   .
290
C. M. Gething .   .
190
Majority.   .
100
FOR ALDERMEN.
E. A. Kagel .   .   .
233
Frank A. Ellis .   .
232
.1. B. Lambert .   .
231
E. H. Livingstone,
231
Frank Ruggies .   .
218
H. E. Parks .   .   .
218
ballot, the six highest to be declared elected. It is a curious
figural coincidence that only 100
votes separated the highest and
the lowest candidates. The names
of the defeated candidates with
their vote follows: G. C. Hartley,
191; A. H. Lewis, 183; J. T.
Armstrong, 178; F. G. Brynolf-
son, 154; C. H. Holling, 143; T.
L. Adams, 133; K. Redman, 133.
P. E. Wilson headed the list
for school trustees; A. H. Mahan
was second and C. H. Leathley
third. These three were elected,
J. C. Hardy being the fourth
candidate.
On the ballot for the name,
| "Fort
George,
In the afternoon Mayor (lillett
has called a meeting of the city
ouncil for preliminary business.
Treacherous Fraser
River Claims Two
More Victims.
or     "Prince
thirteen    were
With W. G. Gillett as mayor
and the above six aldermen-elect
Prince (ieorge, the youngest and
most promising city of the Canadian wost, closed its first civic j
election on Thursday evening.
i he contest for mayor was an
interesting     one     from     the against
day of  nomination,   practically George."
settling into a fight between the;    Tomorrow (Saturday) morning
eastern and western sections of at ten o'clock Judge Robertson
the city,   with a largo  foreign j will administer the oath of office
vote as the deciding factor.   The to the new city officials,
business element and the eastern
section   wore almost a unit  in
George"
'    only
the
name
Tince
To swell the list of lives claimed by the Fraser River during
the past few years, comes the
startling news of the death, by
drowning, of Martin Clarke and
Constable Burns,
ed canoe, being swept on to their
death.
support of Mr. Gething, while
the western interests were out
solitl for Mr. Gillett. When the
votes were counted it was found
that Mr. Gillett had received the
substantial majority of 100.
In the aldermanic contest thirteen   candidates   were    on  the
ALDERMAN FRANK A. ELLIS.
ALDERMAN J. 1!. LAMBERT.
Mayor Gillett s Platform
1. The immediate installation of sufficient fire protection for the
business section of Prince George.
2. The inauguration of a permanent water system for domestic
consumption and for fire protection, funds for which are to be provided
by the sale of bonds as soon as the same can be approved by the property owners.
8. The immediate grading of George Street to a permanent grade,
and the building of suitable sidewalks thereon from the railway to
Conns-light Hill, and the grading and opening up and the building of
sidewalks on all streets that will be of tho greatest benefit to the
citizens generally.
<L Encouragement of the establishment of a wholesale and warehouse district with proper street and trackage facilities
.r). The building of two public schools and a high school, and asking thu government to furnish the necessary funds for the two public
schools, as recommended by the Superintendent of Education previous
tu incorporation.
(i.   Public ownership of public utilities, including water, light & power.
7. Exemption from taxation of all improvements.
8. The insistence of an early building of a railway station for the
City, regardless of location.
9. The name of the City to be Prince George.
10. The payment of union scale of wages for all city work whether
done under contract or otherwise.
11. All city work to be done by residents of Prince George in preference to out-siders.
12. Fair distribution in the purchase of all supplies.
13. A clean and orderly city.
14. Tho building of a City Hall, Police and Fire Hall combined, on
a silo to lie chosen by the rate-payers.
15. To ask the Dominion Government to erect a permanent Post
Office and Customs Office building.
16. To assist in the establishing of a City Hospital.
17. To ask the Provincial Government to erect a Court House and a
Land Registry Office in the City to meet the requirements of the district.
18. To secure all lands now set apart for Park purposes to become
the property of the City for Parks and Recreation Grounds.
Petrograd, May 21.—The fiercest battle in European
history is now raging on the San river. Under the storm
of (lerman artillery the Russians maintain heroic resistance. The enemy is effecting his main advance by means
of big gunfire, the shells being followed by a close phalanx
The accident occured while j of 150,000 troops. This phalanx includes, in addition to
r.inning the lower stretch of the:the divisions that hitherto have been operating againslj;he
FortGeorge Canyon. With Mr. Russjan front( the first and second divisions of the Prus-
Clarke and Mr Burns in the! j q \ th T th (i_,d an([ 41gt regerve
canoe, was Mr. W. Heath, ot the       ,.,'.,,...' ''       '
local Forestry branch. Mr. Heath :iml tw0 improvised divisions.
by miraculous good fortune, es-1 It is calculated that the enemy has lost 150,000 men
caped death when the canoe cap- since the advance began. General Dmitreff's army, during
sized. After gaining shore he. its successful retreat from Gorlice to the San, accounted
was forced to witness the spec- for 70>000. The entire Russian army in Galicia is now in
tacleofhis two companions chng-Ga]icia jg nQW jn & [t[on tQ maneuver as it pieases.
ing to the bottom of  the upturn- r , ..,,__
London, May 21.—It is unanimously considered in England that Italy from today enters into full partnership
Man in Clarke has been a resi-i with the Entente powers, and this means that the two
dent of this district since the be- Germanic nations, assisted by the Turks, find themselves
ginning  of  development   here, L. ng seven Eu ropean powers   not counting the Portu-
aud h;:s   been   most  favorably: •,.   ■, •    ..      .     i .       tt       i ,u_
known socially as well a.".n a!&'uese> wlUl Jaran ,n the background. How long the
basiness way. His loss comes'Balkan states will refrain from joining in the fray is not
a. a great shock to many. [exactly known, but it is held here that the time must of
Mr. Burns, though less gener-necessity be brief.    The demands for compensation of
ally  known,   was an  efficient Roumanja) Bulgaria and Greece, are in process ofjarrangc-
i .ember of the local police.   He m       according to well-informed authority,
had been recently stationed at ' ,. °    .      .   ,.     .,  ,.       .   .        ,. .     ,
Willow River. Ottawa, May 21.-Authoritative information received
Early yesterday morning Wm.! by the militia department from German sources, shows
Davis, a relative of Clarke, ac- j that while the Canadians at the battle of Langemarcq had
companied by James Shaw and i^qqq casualties, the loss which they inflicted on the enemy
W. McLaren set out for the scene j was m0re terrible. The Germans had 12,000 killed and
of the drowning to prosecute a , , , nn nnn ,„_,„j„j i
search for the bodies, They j at least 20,000 wounded.,
spent 24 hours in searching the,
shore and in grappling along the
bars and among the driftwood on
both sides of the river for a distance of five miles below the
scene of tradeedy, but found no
General Improvement in
Business Conditions
TbnJ f'ini)da   is
THE
tow Fares For Victoria Day.
WHAT MICHTHAVE BEEN.
Local forestry officials are doing everything possible to keep
down the loss from forest fires,
To the Juvenille Bostonians be-; The Grand Trunk Pacific Rail-
longs the distinction of being the j way Company announces special
first road show to appear in Victoria Day excursion rates of
Prince George, or in fact, in any! fare-and-ono-third for points east and should have the full co-oper-
ofthe < leorges. Manager Dun-land west of Prince George be- J ation of settlers in their work,
lavy of the Princess Theatre is'tween Edmonton and Pri n cejThis week a settler on the lower
to be congratulated on his enter-! Rupert. ! fraser, appeared before Magis-
' bringing such a classy \    Furth .r announcement is made \ fate Heme, charged with setting
that the tourist car from Chicago
to Winnipeg has been discontinued, but will be run from Winnipeg to Rupert as scheduled.
prise in
aggregation to the city, and a
full house greeted each of the
four appearances of the company.
The Juvenile Bostonians are
exactly what their name implies-
juveniles—but their ability as
actresses, singers, ancl dancers,
would be creditable to professionals of three times their age.
There are no boys in the party,
the many and diverse male characters being interpreted by those
charming misses in the most up-
to-date manner,
Thc Herald eaji speak for the
The proposal of the Dominion
Government which a week ago
seemed a certainty to hold a general in June has now been definitely abandoned. The propects
are there will be none now until
the end of the war is in sight.
Gratifying reports of the in-
people of this city when it states [crease of game in the Cariboo
that more performances of the district have been furnished by
splendid quality displayed by the
Bostonians will receive good support here. Prince George promises to be what is known in the
theatrical profession as "A good
show town."
The I lust i ii i im is close thoir engagement with a matinee tomorrow
afternoon when they present Tipperary NJary,"
the game warden, who has been
on a tour of inspection through
the district. Except for willow
grouse which show a diminution,
all the game shows increase.
Caribou, which at first were feared to be scarce this year have reappeared in increased numbers
quite recently. Deer
plentiful.
out fire without a permit, and
was fined and given a lecture by
the magistrates. A valuable
timber limit lay in close proximity to his fire and only herculean
efforts on the part of the wardens
averted serious destruction.
uri.iountin. the
trace of the missing men. Due] crisis of the great war in magnifi-
to heavy rains, the water is ris- cent fashion, whieh dues infinite
ing rapidly in the river, which! credit to the loyalty and courage of
makes the possibility of tbe bodies | her people, and that the tide of in-
having lodged along the banks dustrial and commercial depression
more remote. has turned, was the view expressed
I by Mr. G. II. Barnard, M, P., who
returned to  Victoria  from  his si
sional duties at Ottawa.
Forest Fires.
Looking For More
Appalling Disasters.
Theodore Roosevelt made this
statement regarding the sinking
of the Lusitania: "This represents not merely piracy, but piracy on a vaster scale of murder
than any old-time pirate ever
practiced. This is the warfare
which destroyed Louvain and
"Dinant, and hundreds of men,
women and children in Belgium.
It is warfare against innocent
men, women and children, traveling on the ocean, and our fellow-countrywomen, who are
among the sufferers. It seems
inconceivable that we can refrain
from taking action in this matter,
| for we owe it not only to human-
are also ity, but to our. own national self-
respect,"
Victoria, May 18th.-Advices
received by the Minister of Lands
indicate that the fire situation is
considered dangerous in the
Prince Rupert, Hazelton, Port
George, Lillooet, and Tete Jaune
districts, the weather for the
past week having been hot and
dry. Thirty large fires have occurred in the Fort George district
alone.
Clearing operations are general
throughout the province, much
activity being shown in this
direction by pre-emptors, especially in the Fraser Valley,
Vancouver Island, Vernon, and
Tete Jaune areas. From Cranbrook heavy rains are reported,
which with the heavy growth .of
green vegetation have greatly reduced the fire hazard. In that
district some eighteen hundred
acres of logging slash have been
disposed of this spring and more
will be dealt with.
The comparatively light snow
fall in the northern interior last
winter and the early thaw, has
brought on unusually early the
danger period, which comes dur
ing the time between the disap
pearance of the snow and the
growth of the new vegetation.
At such a time, a spark, match,
or carelessly left camper's fire
may lead to a conflagration likely
to run over a large area, travelling by means of the fallen
needles, dry leaves and dead
grass, Numerous fires of this
character are reported in the
Hazelton district.
T<os Angeles.-;-Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles, retired,
said that in his opinion the Lusitania tragedy would be only one
of a series of appalling disasters
due to the European war, but
that the war itself could be made
"the last in history" by a federation of nations, working through
a recognized and properly sup-
Evidence that Canada is at war, Iported tribunal of arbitration,
md playing no insignificant part in i With regard to the keen interest
the mighty struggle which is slink-, of the United States in the coning Europe, is to be found in the
throngs of khaki-clad men in every
centre throughout the broad Dominion, and in the factories handing textiles and munitions, which
are working at full pressure
uui day.
sequence of the Lusitania's destruction, General Miles said his
lips were sealed by the war department rules governing army
officers, but he added :
night j    "A general demand  for mili-
I tarism will lead us back 200 years
The general feeling at Ottawa and when the people at large had
other Eastern centres is that the j nothing to say regarding peace
worst of the crisis arising from the or  war.     Reason,   liberty  and
war is over, that a triumphant victory for the Allies is now a certainty and that this is fast restoring
public confidence, This latter fact
is well reflected in the dealings on
the stoek exchanges at New York
and Montreal. At the latter point
the dealings have reached an enormous volume.
human rights must  prevail
they must degenerate."
or
CLINTON ASSIZES.
A number of Irish soldiers
were burying (lerman dead. Sud-
out of the trench came a voice,
"I voss not dead !" The soldiers
shopped shovelling and looked to
the sergent. "Yez can't believe
a word those bloomin' (lermans
say."
In addition to the Indian,
Charles Perrault, who was sentenced to death by Chief Justice
Hunter, at Clinton, for the murder of an Indian woman named
Adeline Jack, at Hat Creek,
another murder trial took place
but the charge was dismissed.
Julia Alex, a young Indian woman
who was charged with the murder of her infant and with concealment of birth, was found not
guilty by a jury.
A rancher named Barker who
"There is one incident the world
will remember in connection with
the sinking of the Lusitania,"
said the Bishop of London while
presiding at a meeting of the
Waifs & Strays Society. "When
Alfred G. Vanderbilt was face to
face with death, he said to his
valet: 'Come and let us save the
kiddies!' Those words will run
around the world in a way no
millionaire's millions could ever
do."
Among the list of casualties in
the recent fighting in Flanders,
during which the Canadians so
signally distinguished themselves
appears the name of Sergt. John
A. (lilfoyle, one of the men who
enlisted at Prince George.
A cougar measuring 77 inches
from tip to tip was killed by the
was found guilty with a recom .   ,.   _       » ■_..,„
mendation to mercy, for shooting jPWflc Great Eastern  Radway
.        ,  .     •     .    „ -...uun.. car No. 102 ast week near White
a horse belonging to a neghbor,gj^ • u wag ^j between
under provocation, was allowed I tw0 high cliffs and aftel. runnjng
to go on suspended sentence for
one year. It was shown that
there were no fences between the
farms and Barker had been annoyed by his neighbor's cattle
and horses feeding from his haystack.
ahead of the car for two hundred
yards in a vain effort to escape,
tried to get back under the
wheels. The animal killed a
large white bulldog belonging to
Municipal Engineer McPherson
of West Vancouver the previous
night in a terrific fight. wimiicui
NORMAN II. WI.M.I.V, PtMidinl.
J. C. liliivt Mimiieit Diltdor.
FRIDAY,   MAY  21st,   1916.
CITY OF  PRINCE GEORGE,
\
I road
province of British Columbia for
1916 include the junction of the
Pacilic Great Eastern  with the
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ .-.■■_,   ... .Will
once to its new location in the
Armstrong block on George St,,
one door north of the Bank of
R. N. A.    New  equipment  and
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^      machinery  will   be installed and
  the plant made thoroughly up-to-j
The first municipal election of date.   The Herald will be always Edmonton, Dunvegan & British
the city of Prince < leorge has now  "The People's Paper." Columbia railway said Mr J D
passed into history.   Though at McArthur, builder of the'latter
times the campaign was marked AFTER TH£,  WAR |i|)e_ in ftn inlei.view recently,
by   considerable   personal   and »*■.„/._-._      i i
, .   ..      ,,     ... .,,   Mr. McArthur has under con-
sectional feeling, the citizens will       D.._r__,_./M. fiVwiiiall  tha _i..__..fn..    s      _'        .1       A 11     ,       0   n
_i_  .i     it     ii si  . Prolessor roxwell, the unectoi struction  the  Alberta  & Great
agree with the Herald  that no „*„„„_„_„•„. ,,f   _t   7,,i-,_\, rv.i   ._ s ,• ,
fa ....    ,ot economics at bt. John s Loi-, Waterwavs  system,   which,   in
good can  come of recrimination .„_ r._,_,.-i__ i,<_c,....,-.._.. ..._in      •     _• -.i    tt j       V.
, ..    i      •       i-      c lege, Cambridge, has made a well'coniunction   with   Hudson   Bay
and the keeping alive of sectional ,..„„„„„ v „.„f„:u,,f;.n f„ u.„ asb       ,   • ,    .        .,,,.?
-   ,. K ,? ,  ,v    ,.      c     reasoned contnbution to the dis- and river steamboats,  wi     ink
feeling,  and that the time for „„„„;._, „„ fn ,.,w n,oow,„nmi»      _,       , ..
nneejinn a_ to what the economic up the extreme northern portion
w
the' American I'lub of Vancouver
id Mr. Braddin Hamilton,
Railway c]evelopmc_ts*\ft.|1.u| entertain
f New  York, lawyer,  author, ant
the people to stand behind Mayor
cussion as
situation  will  be after the war. of Alberta with civilization.
elect Gillett _ and his councillors,. Re does not ,ook fo]. a peri[)d of
is now — at the   beginning  of
things.
The city starts out with a clean
sheet and a clear record ; it is
ui> to the mayor and council to
see to it that that condition of
affairs is maintained,
In carrying out their avowed
policy for the development and
betterment of the city as a whole
the mayor and aldermen will
have the hearty support of the
Herald. We realize that the gov-'
erning body of this young city
has a task of considerable magnitude on its hands. No legislative body can hope to please every I
individual,   and   in   fulfilling  a
Both the Edmonton, Dunvegan
'depression, though he does not;& British Columbia railway and
underestimate the ill-effect ot the, (he Athabasca line are his p,.op.
destruction of a large part of the ertjeg> He is buildingi in addi.
available machinery of production ; tjon to these ,ineBj the Hu(lson.g
and of the production classes of ;Bay rajhvaV| a government ,,„-
the population. But there are from ^ PaB) Manitoba, to Port
big counterbalancing influences. Nelson_ on Hudson-s BaVi
Not the least ol these is the dis-1
cipline and physical training re-1
ceived by the portions of the army
that return to civil life, which, |
he is certain, must prove of high
A portion of the E. D. & B. C.
line, that extending from Edmonton to Smoky River, a stretch
of 300 miles, is under operation,
and Mr. McArthur reported as
being well advanced the 60-mile
section from that river to Spirit
economic value.
Further, the article continues.
I hold I ^^^
owing     tO     uian_n._uu.ia     in     ujc i ,,     ,   , , ,
i-         ...        _     _       i    roadbed is made ready for the
machinery ot demand and supply     ..      ,.,      ... ,. , .    "
,„„,_., +.,11 ,-,;,__  _n,._n~„I rails, which will link up the E.
dislocations   in   the!K'ver.   Sixty miles further the
policy of the greatest good to the! by not from five to twenty per
greatest number, we feel assured! cent., Say ten per cent, on the
the ratepayers as a united body j average. After the peace there
will support and encourage the j wjn for a time be almost unlimi-
mayor and aldermen.
MR. (iETHING.
, - , ,,      ....    ,       r" " ; rails, which will link up the Ji.
are rare y fully utihzed, perhaps ;D & R & ^       with tf   pa.
hv not   frnm   Iivp   tit  tivcritvnwi '
cine Great Eastern, a branch of
which is to be built eastward
to the British Columbia boundary. The main line of the P. G.
E. is to be continued almost due
north from Prince George -to a
junction with the network of
railways which the promoters of
the  Peace  River &  Athabasca
ted demand, and the factors of
production will be   working at
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   I full power for  some  years  at
  least.
Closing the first municipal If we succeed, there will be an
election we wish to refer to immense reduction in the military i.,„„„, .l.,,. „^T,j'
the splendid and manly fight | expenditure which has been grad-j ^£°^' ^L ' f
put up by the defeated can- ually piled up since Prussia began ^£^c^ ^'Jt
didate for mayor, Mr. Neil Geth-1 to assert herself at Sadowa I j J r "™JJ Z™ CameS 0ut
ing, and his supporters. Mr. | do not suppose for a moment that | .. ... ,p
Gething did not seek to disparage j we can go back to the scale of
or belittle his opponent and in-j those days,   But if we could only
dulged in no sneering personali-1 knock twenty-five per cent, off
ties. His appeal was made to the our present scale, it would go a
intelligent electorate, and he is long way to off-set the increased
today a stronger man in the opin- j rise of interest.
ion of the thinking, unfettered i    Prof. Foxwell has, of course
people than before the election
His defeat was due solely to
the large foreign element (particularly Italian) which made up
over a third of the voters' list.
This vote went practically solid
for his opponent.
PRINCE GEORGE HERALD.
European conditions in view.
For the people of this continent,
who have suffered so few of the
Mr. McArthur added that a
branch of the E. D. & B. C. Ry.
would be projected for 60 miles
into the Peace River block. All
that country up there is fine roU
ling land, admirably adapted, the
railway builder declares, to mix-
'ed farming.
Reporting on the construction
of the Hudson's Bay line,  Mr.
actual ravages of war, his argu-' McArthur said that that is a line
ment is still more encouraging,   i 420 miles long and that steel is
already laid for half the distance
JUDGE ROBERTSON.
Members of the Vancouver Bar
j Association   gathered   Saturday
Coincident with the legal adop-j evening to do honor to Judge
tion of the name "Prince (leorge" ! Bobertson, who is about to take
by our young and promising city, I up his duties as junior judge in
the Herald adopts the same pre- j Cariboo.   The increasing popula-
fix.   It is not without a certain j tion of the large northern district
feeling of regret that  we  lay; has for some time made the thor-
asidethe old "Fort George," a:0Ugh carrying out of his duties,
name that previous to 191(1 had j by Judge Calder almost anim-l
honorable and historic associa-jpossibility, and the appointment!
tions.   Five years ago, however.; of a junior judge was a well- j
a notorious lot-peddling corpora- j advised move,
tion attained the registered right!   judge Robertson will go to his
to the name, which it immediate-! new duties carrying with him the
ly fastened to an immense area1 best wishes and confidence not
of 25-foot lots on which  their | only of the Provincial Bench and1
owner, assisted by an advertising Bar, but also of a large number!
campaign of   misrepresentions, Lho were his friends in private
reaped a harvest of dollars,   To-1 life.   His friends know him for!
day there is a stigma attached to a man in whom the sense of hon-1
the name Fort George in  the in- '■ or may be said to be a natural!
vesting world. I grace.  It would be as impossible:
Since its birth, nearly five'for Judge Robertson to depart
years ago, the Herald lias made j from the rules of honor as it!
its home at South Fort George,' would for water to run up hill, j
which, until the arrival of the Judge Robertson, we feel assured1
steel at Prince George, one mile'will make a firm and capable!
north, was the commercial centre i judge, He is possessed, too, of!
of new B.C. The business in- a kindliness of disposition that'
tere .ts of South Fort (leorge to-! lends itself to tempering rightly
day form the backbone of the sympathy and understanding
new city of Prince George. I with justice.-World.
While the volume of business! .	
east from Le Pas. It is expected
that the line will be completed to
the great inland sea by the fall
of next year. At Le Pas, junction is made with the Grand
Trunk Pacific and through it
with the entire system of railways which net the prairies.
Mr. McArthur said that there
would  be  1,000,000 bushels of
; grain  reaped this  year in the
j country into which the Edmonton  & Dunvegan  line is being
; built.
sociologist,  al   its   regular   weekly
luncheon.
After luncheon had been partaken
of by a large number of the members of the club, Mr. Hamilton,
who was horn in Stratford, Ont.,
hut is now a citizen of the United
Stales, ami a resident of Gotham,
gave some interesting experiences ol
a trip across the continent, made
from New York, via Cuba and
Florida.
Coming to speak about Vancouver
Mr. Hamilton said:
"If there is going to be a second
New York in the northwestern part
of America, this is where it is going
te) he. The situation is ideal, the
climate is splendid, and you have'
all the facilities of travel, both hy
water and rail.
"I don't see any reason why you
should feel so depressed here," said
the speaker. "There has been an
overboom here in real estate—that
is all. Real estate has a certain
commercial value, and it is going to
get down to that sooner or later
All western cities have experience!,
are experiencing, or will experienci
the same condition that affects Van
couver today. There will always
he men who want to make all they
can for their money, and, perhaps,
the real estate man should not be
blamed too much for selling as high
as he could. But boom conditions
pass, and normal and more satisfactory conditions ultimately take
their place.
Vancouver has in the past been
dependent on capital brought in
hero—not on capital produced here.
Vou cannot expect that sort of thing
to go on for ever. It is time for
you to begin to feed yourselves. Encourage manufactories to come here.
If you don't they will go somewhere
else."
What the speaker said of Vancouver as the New York of the west
antl the necessity of encouraging
manufacturers, can equally be said
of Prince George. We must produce for ourselves.
THIS CHURCHES
Church of England
Holy Communion 1st and 3rd
Sunday at 8 a, m.
Every Sunday at 11 a.m. Holy
Communion Sung with sermon.
Morning prayer at 10:45.
Evening prayer and sermon
7:30.
Presbyterian  Church
Rev. A. C. Justice,    pastor,
South Fort George:
11 a. m.—The Minister.
Sunday School 2 p. m.
Prince (ieorge:
Sunday School 2-30.
Evening Service 7-30.
in the old town is not as great as
in former years, South Fort
George is today far from being a
"dead one." Its splendid stores,
its fine hotel, and its numerous
pretty homes will always make
it an important factor in the district. Less than half a mile separates it from the city boundary,
and with the growth of
the city southward as it is steadily growing, but a short time will
elapse until it is a part of the
solid city. Its ideal situation on
the banks of the Fraser makes it
P. BURNS & CO. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in all Kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats.
ALSO BUTTER, CHEESE & EGGS.
GOODS DELIVERED TO ALL PARTS OF CITY.
South Fort George :: Prince George :: Central Fort George
Phone ae
Phone T
Phone as
Highest Prices Paid for Hides and Live Stock
TO ENCOURAGE LOCAL AGRICULTURAL DEVEl
OPMENT,  WE ARE OFFERING SEVERAL CHOICE
FARMS CLOSE TO TOWN   AT   SPECIAL  Prices
AND ON EASY TERMS.        :: >>,
North Coast Land Co., Ltd.
Phone IS. PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.
L. R. WALKER, General Aeent.
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AMERICAN PLAN
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Corner Hamilton & Third
South Fort George, B.C.
The newest and most modern
hotel in the northern interior
Rates  $2.50 and $3
Monthly and weekly rat,. on _..
plication
Best of wines,
l.ieiuura tnd clgara
Albert Johnson, Prop.
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The  Mounted    Poliee,    after
scouring the Arctic regions, have
been unable to secure any trace
;of Explorer Steffansson.   A ro-1
! port has been received from Inspector  Phillips  at  Fort  Mac-'
i Pherson, under date of Febrary:
', in which he states that the south-'
jern expedition under Dr. Ander-j
son was wintering on Coronation
(Iulf and that all were well. Two
bDats ure with the party, while a
! third, the Mary Sachs had been
j sent north to search for the miss-
I ing explorer and establish caches.
Fort George Hardware Co.
Sheet Metal.   Furnaces a Specialty.
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
Heating.
GENERAL   REPAIRING.
P|,AIIag   No- > SOUTH  FORT  GEOROE.
rilUUCS   No. ia PRINCE  GEOROE.
J. W. SANDIFORD,
Undertaker and Funeral Director.
Caskets, Funeral Supplies, & Shipping Cases always on hand.
Out-of-town calls promptly attended to.
Phone 23 Fort George.
Prince George and Fort George.
Just Stop and Think
of the risk and inconvenience of burning coal oil.
Why not be up-to-date? Have your house wired,
it costs but a trifle more. Rates on application at
our office - Rooms 7 & 8, Post Building, George
Street, and at the plant, South Fort George. We
have a stock of lamps, shades, fixtures, irons, and
handle all utility devices.
Northern Telephone & Power Co., Ltd.
Electric Light Service and Power Furnished.
House Wiring and Electrical Fixtures of all kinds.
Phone 19- Four Rings, South Fort George.
Phone 10, Prince George.
A. BADGER,
HOUSE MOVER AND GENERAL CONTRACTOR,
Office: ROOM 6, ABOVE BANK B. N. A., PRINCE GEORGE.
ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY GIVEN.
Phone 57.
Fire, Accident, Life, Plate-Glass,
and all forms of Insurance.
CHEAP CROWN-GRANTED
PRE-EMPTIONS.
N. H. Wesley,
GEORGE STREET, PRINCE GEORGE. B. C.
Phone 103.
Special  Bargains  in  MILLAR   PROPERTY  to
People who wish to build.
Garden Tracts within one mile of
town at attractive prices. U/tll/tUMil U UIIUUIIIAIUI.
ReturningSoldi^rsGives Particulars of Gdrm^ Inhumanity to Pr,iconprs.
I.eemlein, May 15.—A wounded soldier of the King's Royal Rifles just
returned from the front, .tells the following particulars with reference to
the crucifixion of Canadians:
"This Canadian," he said, "was a
sergeant of a machine gun company
of the Princess Pats Canadian Light
Infantry. On the 10th inst. the Patricias with other units formed part
of a division operating near Ypres.
That part of the division, including
the Patricias and a machine gun company, was operating in a wood in
which was a chateau, while in the
vicinity were a number of farms. A
temporary retirement was made, but
the sergeant appeared not to have left
the guns. Subsquently a counter attack was made, and the wood was retaken, then the body of the sergeant
was found hanging to a farm door to
(he left of the wood, his hands being
fixed with bayonets. Some of the Patricias took him down."
Montreal, May 15.—Five wounded
soldiers of the Princess Patrieiad'
regiment have arrived in Montreal.
One of the number, Pte. Holmes Ac-
court, who is staying with his cousin
Brian Ward, manager of Molsons
Bank, had a badly injured! ight arm,
which indicates clearly and munis-
takeably that the Germans have been
using dum dum bullets. The other invalided are from Toronto.
Pte. Thomas Longford lost the
sight of his left eye from the bursting
shrapnel shell, and Pte. George Morley lost his right eye from the same
cause. Lance-Corp. Scott and Pte.
Chapman were invalided on account
of illness.
Pte. Accourt received his wound in
the fighting around Ypres, where tho
Princess Pats have been in the thick
of it for some time. The German
bullet hit him in the right forearm
shattering the bone in such a way that
it could not have been made by the
ordinary bullet of civilized warfare.
X-ray photos of the wound have been
taken and they are said to bear out
the contention that dum dum bullets
were used.
ing to such men as Mackinnon and
Johnston, awoke somewhat languidly.
Sir William Mackinnon succeeded in
the securing of the region now British East Africa, and Britain acquiesced in Germany's occupation of the
great region now passing from her
grasp. The lands were at first leased
to Germany by the Sultan of Zanzibar, and later on were ceded, the Sultan pocketing £200,000.
"Germany took over the land about
thirty years ago, and has had to cope
with periodical revols till within the
last eight years. The coast Arabs revolted within a few weeks after the
German method was first applied, and
it took a year of fighting, with native
levies from the Sudan and from New
Guinea, and a naval force from Germany, to beat them. The most serious
outbreak was one which occurred by
arrangement with the Southwest African Hereros ten years ago. It cost
East Africa the lives of about 120,-
000 men, women and children. More
sympathetic methods of dealing have
been adopted since 1907, and this land
of wonderful climate, great fertility
and enormous resources undeveloped,
branch with a view to placing the
overseas importers in touch with the
British Columbia mills. Similar exhibits will be placed at Winnipeg,
Ottawa, Montreal and other points
for the information of prairie and
eastern buyers.
Death of One of
Canada's Old-Timers.
In the death at the Vancouver Gen
eral Hospital last week of Mr. Wal
ter Moberly, British Columbia lost
one of its most prominent pioneers
and one who, during the activities of
half a century has done more probably than any other man to explore
the province and blaze the trail for
succeeding generations. The late Mr.
Moberly was one of the pioneers who
ware attracted to this coast by the
Cariboo gold discoveries, and who
joined in the great rush in 1857 and
1858. He had been suffering for some
time from cancer of the larynx. During the past month he suffered greatly, but through it all he displayed that
u.,,,      .      , . -->  ,y, oui uirougn ii an I
ml   !!    _T_-a Pen?d °f  St6ady.'hee'-ful «Pirit Which, during his long
a e   .Vhttr, 71 hiean' Therea'ld arduous ™'™' had *»d-red him
are eight fairly good harbors on the t0
coast, and the Germans, as usual,
have built good towns. Dares-Salaam,
"the Harbor of Peace," is a tine harbor and a delightful place. It did not
come up to expectation as a port, but
its possibilities are very great."
In a letter to his father, a private
in the Royal Scots writes:
"The British gunners are very accurate. They shell the German fire
line, and the shells pass just a foot
or two above our fire line. Even their
passing thus makes you keep down.
The German guns can only get at
our fire line occasionally, most of
their shells landing either between
the fire and support trenches, or hitting the support. One can see very
plainly the difference between the nations at war here. Every night we
pass two churches. One is a mass of
ruins—shelled and destroyed by the
Germans. All the village, too, is destroyed. In another village, which
the Germans held some itme ago.
there is a church, on the tower of
which the Germans mounted four
Maxims, lt had to be shelled to get
rid of these, but now every part of
that church is standing as before, ex
ccpt the very top, where the machine
guns were, and this has been taken
clean off. This will give you an idea
of how accurate our men can be."
"The coast of German East Africa
is now under blockade," writes a correspondent, "and it may be assumed
that there is greater British interest
in tlie territory now than there was
in the days when Sir William Mackinnon, through lack of foreign office support, could not avail himself
nf an offer of tiie territory by the
Sultan of anzibar, and whn Sir Harry
Johnston's treaties with chiefs in the
interior went for nothing. East Africa
is a white man's country, as equatorial territories go. When Ihe Portuguese touched that coast on their way
to India in the sixteenth century,they
found that the coast line had been
known to and used by tlie Arab traders for five hundred years. The Greeks
had been before the Arabs, and the
Persians had been too. Some great
unknown race had preceded them all,
and in the midst of the all-coiuiuering
forest on the island of Songa Manara
there are still are revealed the splendid ruins of a mighty cily raised by
these people. Discoveries made in
the vicinity of the ruins seem lo indicate that the race which built lhe city
had smile direct connection with
China.
"Gorman East Africa is. almost
double the size of Germany in Europe,
Uic nren of thc territory being 304,-
000 square milcs. There is a large
population, and in the coast lands particularly there is that useful trading
mixture of peoples constituted by
communities of Arabs, Syrians and
Hindus. When Carl Peters, with his
two companions, made his secret dash
into the interior between thirty and
forty years ago, and came to agreements with the chiefs which declared
No one, French or foreign, according to a correspondent to an exchange,
is allowed to leave Paris without a
"safe conduct," a permit obtained
from the police, or a passport, and
you cannot enter the platform to
board a train until you have shown
it. The railway line to the coast is
guarded by military—a cold occupation for the solitary sentinels you see
every here and there on the route. At
Havre railway station permits and
passports must again be produced for
examination. On declaring myself to
be a British subject, mine was examined by a British "Tommy," who had
just had a sound rating from a disagreeable Englishman who objected
to the ordeal. Again, no one, French
or foreign, can leave Havre by rail
or boat without a fresh permit from
the police or a visa on your passport.
It sounds like a story of the days of
the French Revolution. If crossing to
England, you must go to the British
consul for a visa on your passport
and state what is your ultimate destination.
The trains are running wil, but the
timetable is curtailed, and the best
trains are generally in the early morning or the evening. I was ruminating
on the life of a locomotive engine the
other day, looking at one of those
drawing a train on the Etat line. It
bore the inscription "Schneider & Co.,
Creusot, 1804, reconstructed 1884,"
and was still working well. If a man's
life, according to the Psalmist, consists of threescore years and ten, or
even fourscore, what is the longest
life of an engine? Man can never be
"reconstructed" at any age. His machinery gives out and can never be renewed. A Belgian on the train one
day, of whom 1 asked a question in
French, claimed me as a fellow-countryman—from my accent, he said. He
was a baker by trade, seeking work
in his own line, and having been unsuccessful in a village was going on
to a small town; an expatriated man,
driven out of his own land by the German land robbers, but taking up his
burden among strangers.
The wonderful awy in which the
French women have taken up the work
in place of the men at the front is a
credit to France and to her
hood.   They are busi m       . - — .
sisters across the channel, and never I
before was this so well exemplified.
And everywhere the Red Cross nur
ses are giving service in the great
cause. You see them walking out
with a batch of convalescent soldiers,
great numbers of whom seem to suffer only from bad feet or slight
wounds in the leg, and are using temporary crutches. Many of thein will
soon recover and will return to the
front, and meantime they are well
tended. Here, where so many families have given one, two or three relatives to the war, we are doing well;
but in France I met a man who had
thirty-fiver elations in thc field,
woman-
■mess w.omen, our
B. C. LUMBER TO FOREIGN LANDS.
Victoria, B. C, May 21.—Further
lumber exhibits have now been despatched to foreign markets under instructions from the Minister of
Lands. As a result of this the trade
in overseas markets will havo a coupi .hensive range of samples of British Columbia woods, both in the natural and finished states, for the information of buyers. The Canadian
trade commissioners in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow, Paris, Shanghai, Yokohama,
Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Capetown, Johannesburg! "urban, Columbia (Central America)
and Buenos Ayres will havo charge at
the exhibits.   Each exhibit is accmn-L
a host of British Columbians.
Though of late years a resident of
Vancouver, he was known in every
corner of the province, and wherever
he went was at home among , his
friends.
Mr. Mobcrly's great work was done
in locating the route of the Pacific
Railway between 1871 and 1878, during which time some 47,000 miles of
route were surveyed, a difficult work,
which cost the lives of thirty-eight
prospecting engineers. Mr. Moberly
had charge of the section between
Great Shuswap lake and House and
Eagle passes.   It was in September,
. ........    . . •._ ,     .v  «ruo  ""   e-nen   sll]l   111.11
he collected data which eventually led
to the selection of the Kicking Horse
Pass as the route for the trans-mountain line of the C. P. R. in preference
to the Yellowhead Pass.
The late Mr. Moberly was born at
Steeple Ashton, Oxfordshire, England,
on August 15, 1832.   His father was
a retired post-captain of the    Royal
Navy, and on    his    retirement    was
awarded a grant of land in the County
of Sinu-oe, Upper Canada. His mother,
a member of a Polish family,    was
born in Sebastopol, where his father
had been temporarily stationed. Walter was  ten years of age when  his
parents migrated to Canada and purchased a home on the old military reserve    of    Penatanguishene,    where
many military and naval officers set
tied.   At the age of thirteen he was
sent to the grammar school at Bar-
rie, presided over by  Mr.  Frederick
Gore, who gave the future explorer
an excellent grounding in mathema-
tice, a good foundation for his future
activities.
The Cariboo excitement attracted
Mr. Mobevly as it did thousands of
others throughout the North American continent, and he sailed from
New York for Victoria in 1858. For
some time he remained at the diggings,!, ut his stay there resulted in
little material profit. He settled at
Vancouver long before there was anything there but a mere settlement.
No one was better acquainted with
the province than he, and his wide
experience only confirmed his faith
in the future prosperity of British
Columbia.
AliI>K.\ SEEPS are famous I'm' their
Uniform High Standard of Quality.
From Season to Season,
continuous  success to the
insuring
planter.
"LION" BRAND FIELD SEEDS
CHALLENGE THE WORLD FOR
QUALITY.
Write for Catalogue
TO-DAV.
|g^nStecie.BriggsScedCo,
Farmer (bursting into the village
inn)-What d'ye think, Silas? The
hones of a prehistoric man have been
found on Jim White's farm.
Innkeeper—Great Gosh ? I hope poor
Jim'U be able to clear hisself at the
coroner's inquest.
rr
REAL ESTATE.
REAL ESTATE.
M. C. WIGGINS
SPECIALIST   IN   PRINCE   GEORGE   LOTS,
FARM LANDS, AND  ACREAGE.
OFFICE:
THIRD AVENUE, OFF GEORGE STREET, PRINCE GEORGE.    I
The Modern
Carpet of .
Bagdad . .
STOVES
for COAL or WOOD
HEATERS   RANGES
of all kinds and sizes for every Kitchen
We are exclusive agents for the famous
"GURNEY STOVES." Our PRICES
are right.
We are allowing a special 10 per cent,
discount on every article in our stores.
Orders will be taken at our Prince George
Yard as well as at our store at South.
LOOK UP YOUR STOVE REQUIREMENTS
Remember Ihe 10 per cent. CASH Discount.
THE NORTHERN LUMBER & MERCANTILE CO, LTD.
W. F. COOKE, Pres.
RUSSELL PEDEN, Via-Prts.
c. e. Mclaughlin, s« ,i«.
BEFORE BUILDING
SEE
Danforth & Mclnnis,
SOUTH FORT GEORGE :: PRINCE GEORGE,  B. C.
HARRY M. BURNETT
Architect and Civil Engineer
Temporary Office :
Corner Vancouver and Eighth Streets,
PRINCE GEORGE, B. C.
Furt Goorge. B.C. Victoria. B.C.
K. I1. Burden, Met. F. C. Green, Mgr.
Nelson. B.C., A. H. Green. Mgr.
Green Bros., Burden & Co.
G*il Eniinwri, Dominion S B. C. L»_ Surwysri
Surveys of Landa, Mine. Townaite. Timber
Limits. Etc.
1 There are few people who do not
know the story of the wonderful carpet on which the owner had but to sit,
wish to be at some place, and, lo!
immediately he found himself there.
1 Some agents of this nature would be
appreciated by many a manufacturer
in jumping the demand for his product into a thousand places, a thousand miles away. Apparently to such
a man there is no means of "getting
there " and placing his name and his
goods right into that territory, except
by slow, laborious bit-by-bit acquaintanceship, and mouth-to-mouth testimonials.
1' But he has overlooked the modern
Carpet of Bagdad—
It is Newspaper Advertising.
* if you are doing a local business, talk
ewer your advertising problems with
the Advertising Department of this
newspaper.
DeXClfK
G. T. P. R.   f§
Edmonton - Prince George
Prince Rupert
THROUGH   STANDARD  SLEEPER
Leave Edmonton Tuesdays and Fridays 10-35 p.m.
Arrive Prince George Wednesdays & Saturdays 8 00 p.m.
Leave    ,, ,, ,, ,, 8-15 ,,
Arrive Prince Rupert Thursdays and Sundays  6-30 p.m.
Leave Prince Rupert Wednesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m.
Arrive Prince George Thursdays and Sundays 8-30 a.m.
Leave    ,, ,, ,, ,, 8-45  ,,
Arrive Edmonton Fridays and Mondays 8-00 a.m.
CONNECTIONS AT  EDMONTON TO AND FROM  POINTS EAST
No. 1
West Bound
No. 2
East Bound
Travel via the
BEST NEW RAILWAY
EVER CONSTRUCTED.
Our Agents will be pleased to furnish any
information desired.
W. J. qUI.NI.AN.
Dlitriot Passenger Agent,
Winnipeg, Mon.
Automobiles for hire.
Machinery Repaired.    Skates Sharpened.
Lathe Work.
CITY GARAGE
South Fort fteorge.
HARRV   COUTTS,
PROPftiETOn.
Drummond & McKay,
Machinists.
Launches Overhauled and Repaired.  Storage.
Gasoline Oils and Accessories.
Phone 57. \
lo  Mr. Mitel .Mr.. I'. 1".
Fort George, a sun.
liutlen, of not yet found tlio kind of lands
i exactly suited to them,
cecds of  wliich   will  go  towardsi wre luuusici ui uwue>   ..» ...~ ...     .    ,,
D ...I    ,.   „.,..,    . _ i_ •    I Vancouver, \ icunm, J5t
building a new church
programme.
From Prince Geoi'ge to
Victori
inghan
^^Sl. .7.">
acoma anu 1 .voretl   f)0.00
89.75
Don't forget tho Bazaarand Dance | Further lumber exhibits have ,„„„„.,. ii,,, following speciul Uxonr-
in the Ritts-Kifer Hall, Monday, j now been despatched to foreign sion Fares to the Panama Exposition
May 21th,  (Victoria Day.)   Pro-1 markets under instructions from'and Pacific Coast points'
fds j the Minister of Lands.   As a re-
Splendid suit of this the trade in overseas
I markets will have a comprehen-|geft(t]p
Isive range of samples of British Portland, Oregon
Chief Dunwoody, of the provincial Culumbia   woods,   both   in   the San Francisco, California
police, arrived  Wednesday evening natural and finished states, fir J
from n visit tee his old home in ..-the information of buyers.
laud.   The chief surprised his mini-' 	
erous friends by bring a charming The speech from the throne!
bride di reel from the Emerald Isle at the opening of the Saskatche-
to share his lots. The friends of wan Legislature last week, dwelt
Cuief liiinw.ee.ely, an.l they aivjjn detail on the government's
legion, will join with the l-Iornld in pan for handling the liquortraf-
wishinglong life and prosperity to fjc, This proposal is that all bars
the happy couple. jn the province be abolished from j
  ,1 ily 1st next, and that the gov-
Dr. McLennan, a well-known eminent establish dispensaries to
capitalist  nf Winnipeg, and ■ of Lake the place  of the  present
the largest shareholders   in lhe' port  wholesale shops.
(ieorge Trading and   .umber Co., -  ——
Ltd.,   is  spending a few davs here p   _l   .   C I__«
...      , Canadian Casualties        I
this week.
...        . ,    , . Ottawa.  May 21.   - Ctnadian
A wi'il.linji-  nl   local interest was: , . '       ,
,     .   , ,,       ,      „.    ,  ,     casualties  reported   up  to   ten
Siileiiilliznl Ibis WeeK lit ( lllel  Lake.      ,   ,     ,    ... . ., .,.
,      ...        , . ., , o clock this morning to the  mill-
when r.liiier ( alioon, a   wi'l-kiniivn   , ,   ,.,,   ...   ,       e ., .,.«.
  department, ill killed and 3,oab
vniing   man  ul   Inner (eiemv, was ,   ,      , .,     ,        ■    .
.  , ,,.,,., 'wounded, while the missiii. now
inarrieil   tn   Miss   Mane   Stewart. ,      ,,,-,,    ,.,, ..,,
„      ,. . ,,       .       ,        number 1.128.    1 here are still a
Rev. I . M.   \\ right   pci'lonm-el the •_     . , i ,■    •   ■
,,„ ,     .„ considerable number ol missing
eeremong.    llie young couple wi    .   ,    ,       , ,. .. , ,
, .  .      . ,.,.,,     to be heard from.   No word has
take up their rcsulciie-e.-on the Millar l, ,    , ,,      ,
,,. . been received at the department
aelllltlOll. ... , i ,. ,.
to indicate that   the  Canadian
| division has been in heavy light-
There will he no service in  Knox jntr recently.
Presbyterian Church tomorrow the 	
2Hrd. Instead there will be a Union London, May 21. - The first
Patriotic Service held, in the Rex authoritative announcement as
Theatre, Prince George, at 7-30p.m. to an appointment in the British
Special Musi,-.   Address   by  Rev. | national cabinet, outsideofPrem-
SPECIAL EXCURSION RATES NOW ON |  Tll0 Pan(vnm KoWB stands on
The  Grand   Trunk   Pacilic   an-1(leorge Street, Prince (leorge,  and
Hamilton Street, South Fort (leorge
have your Home Newspapers, .also
Magazines, Cigars, Cigarettes and
Snuffs. You will find there, too, a
complete lino of Stationery. We
are up-to-date in everything.
Tin-: Panama News Co,
C. M. Wright.
Only the 11 a.m. service . ill be
held iii the Presbyterian Church,
South Fort George, in future. The
evening service will bo held in
Scl ioolliou.se, Prince Oeorge, at 7-30.
A Song Service in Knox Presbyterian Church, on May 30th, at 11  pojntment
o'clock a.m.
Mr. David Pricstinan will conduct the services for Presbyterian
body during lirst three Sundays in
June.    All welcome.
ier Asquith and Sir Edward (irej
the foriegn secretary, is that 611
Arthur Henderson, a labor leadei
who succeeds Herbert Louis Samuel, as president of the local government board. The trade unionists are highly pleased at the ap-
GENERAL NEWS.
The first sailing on the Yukon
River this year occurred on
Thursday, May 6th, when the
steamer Vidette left Lake Le-
barge for Dawson, This is the
earliest sailing from Lebarge in
the history of navigation on the
Yukon.
AUCTION   SALE   of   Go
Land situated in the vail
Mr. N. J. Ogilvie, the Domir-
ion engineer who has charge of
delimiting the international
boundaries between Alaska and
the Yukon and British Columbia,
is on his way up north to continue the work along the coast. The
line has been defined on land and
triangulation surveys are to be
made to complete the task, whiih
has been carried out by separate j Department of Lands
„ -ii Victoria.
parties ol engineers engaged by	
the American and Canadian gov-j	
ernments.   The surveys will be
made on land.
Berne, Switzerland, May 21.-
The Swiss federal authorities;
have decided to make suitable j
representations to Germany ol
the sinking of the Lusitania by a
German submarine, by which
three Swiss c't'zors lest their
lives.   The government is^awaitj
(' * <
Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobaccos, at Wholysalo af,id Retail.
Stationery, Magazines, Newspapers, 06nt'eetions, and
Toilet Articles.     >   ' \
Fort George Drug Co., Ltd.
Laselle Avenue, South Fort George.    ::   George Street, Prince George
Kodaks - Gramophones - Records
Pioneer Manufacturers
of Lumber.
Pioneer Operators of
Steamboats.
FORT   GEORGE   TRADING
AND
PHONE  1
Phoni ti
McGnt,. .•$"*" MM.T.0        "H^       UAtmtwm
C. McElroy, Manager
Bone Dry Cooking Wood
$3.00 Per Cord Delivered.
...th, Kiln Dried Coast and Local Lumber, Cedar Siding,
Sash and Doors,  Building Papers, Ready
Roofings, Wall Boards, etc,
»— ——«J
GOVERNMENT SALE.
Miss Patsy Henry, with the Juvenile Bostonians at the Princess,
overnment
lley of the
South Pork of the Fraser River in the
vicinity of the Town of McBride. To
be held at McBride on May 25th, 1915.
Particulars to bo obtained from the
Government Agent at South Fori
George, B. C, and at the Department
of Lands, Victoria.
R, A. RENWICK,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
22-5-2t.
The Famous
Juvenile Bostonians
At the Princess.
A I. Harris, of Hazelton, is now j
on his way to the Hudson Bay |
country in the interests of Martin
Welch of Vancouver. There has
been a discovery of gold in the
district around the Bay and some
(ine looking free milling quartz
was taken into Vancouver. Al.
is to report on one or more properties and if the country looks
good he may remain in that district all summer prospecting.
OU R Telegraph OHice at Prince
George is now open for business.
All telegrams for Prince George
and Cent ml Fort Geoi'ge will go
through this ollice. Free delivery
between Prince and Central.
FORT CEORGE 4 ALBERTA TELEPHONE AND
ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
SPECIAL MATINEE
TODAY, at 3 p.m.
"Tipperary Mary"
Introducing the latest of all society dances
THE TIPPERARY  GALOP.
Notice to Residents of
South Fort George.
U00D3, Limited, Sells
Golden West Bread.
Golden West Bakery.
Winnipeg.— In order to promote the development of lands in
the Nechaco Valley, British Col-
utnhia, Fred W. Leistikow, vice-
president of the Imperial Elevator and Lumber Company, who
owns 50,000 acres of Nechaco
Valley lands and controls another
r'0,000, has arranged a coloniza , .,„     ,_,„..
, . , < I- oi-inoi-ly Ol-uiul Union)
tion scheme whereby from thirty j        OPPOSITE CLUB CAFE
to forty Dutch families will be;ThW strcet    .'   South Fort George
settled in the district at once
ROOMS TO RENT
AT THE
Victoria Hotel
Next spring, from 75 to 100 more
families  will  be located.   The1 F.C,
Hot and Cold Water Baths
Proprietor
L I M I T E I).
For Your
Contractors & Builders
BRONGER & FLYN
NO null,DING IS TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL TO
RECIEVE OUR CAREFUL ATTENTION
Del Our EaUnwtea Free of Clmiye        ::        Job Work Neatly and Promptly Execute!
Phone  26
SOUTH FORT GEORGE PRINCE GEORGE
OFFICE     -     -     SECONn STREET OFFICE and SHOP:
THIRD STREET
THIRD AVENUE EAST
PRODUCTION IS PATRIOTISM.
Back Yards and Vacant Lots
The Empire's Call To Feed
Yourselves.
The farmers are responding in their thousands to the call of the
Empire for greater production. They have realized that every bushel
raised means a bushel morc for export to Britain ; that this is one
way of displaying patriotism. With favorable weather, Canada's
crops this year will be the greatest in her history-far greater than
any of us thought possible a year ago.
Now, to round out the scheme requires equally patriotic action in
the towns and cities. The people of every community, large and srrall
should make vacant lots and back yards productive by raising their
own vegetables and garden stuff. Every pound raised, remember is
another pound furnished toward Britain's needs.
Send for the Government Bulletin
This Department will forward free a special bulletin entitled
"The Vegetable Garden." The simple instructions are easy to follow
anu make success practically certain, even to those without experience. The best methods of cultivation for the following vegetables
are fully described :-Tomatoes, Onions, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery,
Melons, Watermelons, Cucumbers, Squash, Pumpkins, Carrots, Parsnips, Beets, Turnips, Salsify, (or Oyster Plant) Raddish, Peas, Beans
Corn, Egg Plant, Peppers, Spinach, Lettuce, Parsley, Sweet Herbs.
Asparagus, Rhubarb.
You will enjoy amateur gardening, and profit in health and pockel
as well. Children are immensely benefited, get a liberal education in
the most practical manner, have outdoor amusement away from the
street, become the possessors of rich red blood, strong lungs, alert
minds. Identify yourself with the national movement. Be a grower.
Send for the bulletin and get your neighbors to do the same ; everybody will benefit by thc friendly rivalry thus started. No stamp is
required on your envelope, for your coupon is truly "On His Majesty's
Service."
What Local Civic Bodies Can Do
City and town councils, boards of trade, eharitable bodies, women's
clubs, horticultural societies, civil improvement leagues, and other
organizations working for the common good can accomplish a great
deal locally by identifying themselves with the movement and energetically furthering it by every means at their disposal.
It will mean a thorough and permanent clean-up without cost to
the community, a partial solution of the unemployed problem, and the
institution of a genuine up-lift work. Vegetables and flowers will
make better citizens,
This Department has formulated a plan telling how tho various
civic organizations may be brought together to further this worthy
aim, and giving suggestions how to launch and carry on the work ton
successful issue. Write at once for the form of organization and gel
your community properly started in performing its share of "Greater
Production."
Canadian
Department of
Agriculture,
Ottawa, Canada.
No Postage Required.
PublicilHNU Bench, Ciudiin D.I. of Africullure. Oll«w . Cn*
Please send me Bulletin, entitled "The'Vegetable Garden."
Name   •■
Address   	
Town or City  Prov •

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