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Incorporation Meeting
ofCommittee of FT
Tin' i	
lion,    i'i"
noon to
from 11
I'm nl
nnitLee on Incorpora-
esenting the three
I on Thursday after-
si.lor a letter received
olicitor of the Orand
Railway, reading
I am
ith  i
on t!
tho san
ter awl
A li
from M
nstructed to withdraw
made on behalf of the
ink Pacilic Railway Co.
drand  Trunk   Pacific
,nt Co. in connection
incorporation    under
,i!l of Prince  George,
rt (leorge   and  Fort
ontained in my letter
usl Mb last,  it not being
. for r,s to get together
lines indicated in that
Ki' illy advise the com-
accordingly.   If you have
posed scheme to suggest,
: he pleased to consider
II. H. Hansard,
committee voted to ack-
.-.- the receipt of the let-
await further  develop-
ir wns also received
W.J. Bowser, Attorney
•egarding the proposed
lie,)] bill to be reported
in tho coming session of the
Provincial Legislature in January. The Attorney General
suggested that it might be advisable for a committee to attend
the legislature about February,
when .: was thought the bill
would be brought in, to confer
with the Government on the area
to le,- ii ci rporated and other
matters in reference to incorpo-
ration, also suggesting an agreement wit] the i.rand Trunk Pa-
rific Railway Co.
The action of the Orand Trunk
Pacifii in withdrawing any proposals made by them, on the
ground thai it was not possible
to get together on the lines
indicated, is a matter fully up to
the Grand Trunk Pacific Co.
Their solicitor met in full and
free sion a representative
committee of the people at
Prince George on Nov. 22, and
at its close the people were given
the imj n ssi en that all the mat-
tors there discussed a. to exemption from taxation, area to be
incorporated, improvements to
^ made by the (irand Trunk
Pacific in the matter of round
house, machine shops etc. etc.
only waiti d the summoning of a
committee of the peoplo to Winnipeg to confer with the Grand
Trunk Pa ific and round up an
agreement Hence the latest
manouvre of the Railway Com
Z' ''" ' the situation unset
' ■ ai :,;:" people are at a loss
their meaning.
to unden
it was thought best to await
j«rther developments regarding
the selection of a committee to
g° to Victoria, pending receipt
trom the Attorney General of
1118 reP'y to the report on the
Present aspects of the matter. It
waa a'so pointed out  that the
Opening of Hockey Season
The lid of the hockey season
was lifted last Sunday by a game
between the Robarts ancl Pioneers of the City League, which
ended in a victory for Robarts'
team by a score of 4 lo 2.
A very good crowd was in attendance, considering the extremely cold weather and that
it was the first game of the
The game was closely contested and the teams were very
evenly matched. All the players
were full of "pip" from whistle
to whistle.
The senior players showed exceptionally good form, and a fast
team in the Senior League looks
very promising.
Capt. Walter Flynn of the
Pioneers being interviewed after
the game said he was not in the
least disheartened over losing
the first game of the season, He
was very much pleased with the
showing of his team, it being
their first appearance on the ice.
He felt confident that with a few
more minutes of playing his
team would have pulled out victorious.
Captain Robarts, while very
much pleased with a victory in
the first game, was not overconfident and predicted a hard
fight for the City League cup.
The next City Leaeue game
will be between the Merchants
and the Pioneers, and the puck
will be faced off at three o'clock
sharp tomorow.
JPort of Colonel Thompson who
*** senl here by theGovernment
"aJ "ot yet been forthcoming,
J w people were not ina
™tl0" i» discuss these matters
, anv iWree of intelligence.
"ereis "well defined senti
ment that conditions have materially changed in the past six
months ar.d that it were well to
secure an expression from the
people in all parts of the area to
be incorporated as to their wishes
in the matter; and without doubt
this will bo secured shortly after
the first of January, before the
legislature convenes.
Colonel Thompson very clearly
pointed out that to incorporate
such a large area into one incor- (
poration, with its manifold water'
and sewage problems, was a
large question, fraught with
much responsibility and financial
burdens. It has been suggested
that to start with a much smaller area in thc Prince George
section and later spread out to
the greater city would be far
safer and involve less expense;
of development. In any event,
the people have a right to be heard
in these matters and not rushed
into an action that might later
involve municipal failure by
reason of having taken on too
great a load at the start.
The Herald on several occasions has pointed out that incorporation was not to be a cure for
all our ills, and that it was too
important a step to be taken
without much thought and consideration. There are too few
mon — if there are any in our
midst to whom these matters are
sufficiently familiar to commit
the people as a whole irretrievably to incorporation. We might
ask the question: IS THERE A
We doubt it. Many think the
time has not yet come to unite
three widely scattered towns
with large undeveloped areas
between into one, considering
their different conditions, interests and surroundings.
overeignty of Turkey
Overjgypt^ Terminated.
100,000 Austrians Killed ancl Wounded
In Conflict with Servians
London, Dec. 18th.-His Britanic Majesty's principal
secretary ot State for foreign affairs gives notice that in
view ot state, war arising out of the action of Turkey,
bgypt is placed under the protection of His Majesty, and
will henceforth constitute a British Protectorate. Sovereignty of Turkey over Egypt is thus terminated and His
Majesty's Government will adopt all measures necessary
for the defence of Egypt and protection of its inhabitants
and interests. The King has been pleased to approve the
appointment of Lieut. Col. Sir Arthur Henry MacMahon to
be His Majesty's High Commissioner for Egypt.
Petrograd, Dec. 18th.—It is officially announced that the
German armoured cruiser Preidrich Karl was sunk during
recent sortie in Baltic. Two thirds of her crew are said to
have perished, about 200 men having been saved.
Berlin, via London, Dec. 18th.-It is officially reported
that the German vessels which bombarded Hartlepool and
Scarborough were hit several times by coast batteries but
the damage was slight.
Petrograd, Dec. 18th-In direction of Mlawa our cavalry
and troops are charging energetically the beaten Germans.
Several of our corps have already crossed the frontier,
during which we have captured prisoners, guns, and war
material. During past week the garrisons at Przomyal has
attempted several sorties al! of which were repulsed inflicting heavy losses on the enemy. During one of these
sorties we captured several hundred prisoners and guns.
Vienna.-It has been admitted that the Austrians' killed
ancl wounded in defeat by the Servians number 100,000.
Public sentiment and indignation are strong against the
leaders in attack, especially against Field Marshall Potiorek,
who eight days ago accepted from the Emperor high decoration after telegraphing that the Servians had been completely defeated, and he would be in Nish in three weeks.
London.—No official confirmation of the rumor of the
sinking of the German cruisers which bombarded Hartlepool, Scarborough and Whitby on the 16th inst.
Paris, official communication.—
In Beigium several attacks by the     ,
troops have resulted in its high water mark last Saturday
London—A Petrograd despatch
says the I lerman invasion reached
fierce battle
-ues, a sen
lantity of war material.
Of Interest to Gentlemen.
1th Fort George
Prince Gkorw. B.C.
French  ,.^v,,^   	
progress along Ypres Canal and [ Having failed to undermine anu
to west of Hollebake. Several overthrow the Russian wall, in-
violent counter attacks have been j vasion has now ceased,
repulsed by our troops. The rail-j Paris.—On north and north
way station of the commerceL. est fronts, Servian troops con-
department of Neuse was bom- jtinued in pursuit of fleeing enemy
barded yesterday by batteries Und occupied Baina, Basta, Rogat-
firing from a great distance. but| chitza and Lamonitza in direction
much damage was done. In 0f Belgrade. Enemy's attacks
Alcase an offensive movement by have been unsuccessful along this
the enemy to north west of Gar- front. Enemy has commenced
nay has been repulsed. to retreat and on Dec. 12th we
""he Servians after a took prisoners 7 officers and 5,000
have  re - occupied men,  several of whom were
e according to a Nish des- WOunded,   We also captured
patch to Renter's Telegram Co.   L|iree qu;ck firjng  gUnS|   cipht
Athcns.-Newspapers say there and amunitjon sevei.a,
iq reason to believe that Roumania       h
isieasoniuueu automobi es, a search-light and a
will declare war on Austria before i«
the end of December.
New Avenue and
|     Bridge Completed
Cuts off nearly a Mile between South
Fort George and Prince George
The Government-tod Hudson's
Bay work on the new avenue
connecting South Fort George
with George Street by way of
Fourth and Queen Streets, wa
completed and thrown open
traffic this week Tuesday,   Foot
traffic had been in progress sev
eral days, but the approaches for
vehicles over the bridge delayed
the final opening.
'   Thig completes the fine tho
'fare from   the  steamboat
mils in South Fort George
More    important,   i
brings into a closer .community
of interest the people of the
district, and as the town is developed and built up, it will be
more quickly recognized that
every new avenue opened to
communication and settlement
brings closer the realization of
the greater city of this Interior
of British Columbia.
The new avenue was made
possible by the visit of Honorable Thomas Taylor, Minister of
Public Works, last summer, who
quickly saw its advantage to the
town ' and recommended an
appropriation in executive council to cover the cost, which, added to an appropriation from the
Hudsons Bay Land Department,
completed the work.
Mr G B. Charlton desires to convey his heartfelt thanks to all;
friends who upon the occasion
of the death of his beloved wife
afforded help and consolation,  j
Sank Stocks Held
By Numerous Hands
Ottawa.—The probating of the
will of the late John Manuel, of
Ottawa, has revealed the fact
that one of the least known citizens of the capital, and a man
practically unknown outside of
the capital, was one of the heaviest holders in the Dominion of
('anada bank stocks. His
estate included the following:
Bank of Quebec, 31 shares;
Bank of B. N. A., 418 shares;
Merchant's Bank, 985 shares;
Bank of Commerce, 3,148 shares;
Bank  of  Ottawa,   812  shares.
A Dominion bluebook recently
issued gives a complete list of
bank stockholders in Canada.
This list rather dissipates the
theory of the late Hon. H. R,
Emmerson that the Canadian
banks are controlled by a few
men. There is probably not a
Canadian bank in which the
small stockholders do not own
the majority of the stock. Probably on account of its age, but
whatever the reason, a surprising amount of the stock of the
Bank of Montreal is owned by
widows and spinsters or held in
trust for children and families.
The stock is held all over the
world, although, of course, the
majority of the-stock is held in
the city of Montreal. The list
of stockholders in Canadian
Banks runs from men living in
Fiji Islands to Egypt, and from
stenographers to barons.
Carnegie Opposed to
Truce for Christmas
Washington. — Andrew Carnegie, a White House caller, expressed decided opposition to a
truce in the European war during the Christmas holidays. He
declared that it would be un-
christianlike and immoral to stop
the fighting and then begin it
again. He added that he could
not believe that any nation which
adopted such a suggestion was
doing it sincerely.
Mr. Carnegie gave it as his
opinion that the military caste in
Germany was responsible for the
war, but that at the time hostilities broke out the Kaiser was ill
and opposed to the war.
"The Kaiser has told me that
he took the greatest pride in the
fact that he reigned for many
years without being involved in
war," said Mr. Carnegie, "But
he was surrounded by a ring of
militarists who were eager for
war at any price."
For the men in the trenches,
Mr, Carnegie expressed the
greatest sympathy. "Thev had
nothing to do with bringing
about the terrible conflict," he
said. His voice trembled and
tears appeared in his eyes when
he spoke of the horrors of war.
"All the men in the trenches can
do is to obey orders and shoot
each other down.   It is terrible
Fire Benefit and Dance South
Fort George Fire Department
The dance and benefit given
by the ladies of the Sunshine
Society of South Fort George in
aid of the Fire Department Wednesday night was a success not
only from its financial results
but from its social aspects. A
very enjoyable time was had by
everybody, and numerous requests were made for a repetition next month. It is true that
dances have not been as numerous this season as usual, and as
a result the people have not been
able to get together as in the
past on these very pleasant occasions. Without doubt, the Fire
Department dances will be a
feature of the winter season,
The four sources from which
the Fire Department secured its
benefit Wednesday night, although simple and inexpensive
and burdening no one in particular,  was nevertheless effective.
The refreshments were donated by the merchants and
ladies of the town, while the
tickets were sold under the
auspices of the Sunfhine Society
who also had in hand the management of the refreshments
and the da-c^
The sale nf ags was an original thoutr t for this section and
added splendidly to the receipts.
The drawing of prizes added
to the diversions of the evening.
First prize, cake made by Mrs.
McLaughlin, was drawn by Mr.
Turner; second prize, perfume
and atomizer, Russel Walker; "
third prize, box of cigars, E P.
Campbell; fourth prize, booby,
Fred T'emeyer; fifth prize, cake,
Mrs. Johnson.
The hall was tastefully arranged
by the firemen themselves.
The theatre and lights weie
donated by Mr. Brown of the
Power Company.
Sale of 118 tickets at 50c   $59.50
(One sold and not taken.)
Sale of 200 prize tickets,
2 for 25c 26.20
Sale of punch 13.20
Sale of 139 tags, 25c and up 45.35
Total receipts
Net receipts to Benefit
of Fire Fund $106.50
that so many widows and
orphans are being made because
a few men wanted to go to war.
It is terrible that all the scientists and other men of culture in
Germany are not allowed to advise the Kaiser instead of the
small clique of military men."
Speaking of (lermany's part in
the war, Mr. Carnegie said he
believed the Emperor was as ill
when the conflict broke out as
he is now. He expressed great
sympathy for the Emperor, and
said he knew his heart must be
broken over the break in his
peaceful reign.
The ability to get credit haa started
many a man on the financial toboggar.
Xmas Presents to Suit aO Purses
Useful and Ornamental Gifts for nil ages.
Eastman Kodaks, Gramophones - Records.
Drugs, Medicines, Prescriptions.
Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobaccos, at Wholesale and Retail.
Stationery, Magazines, Newspapers, Confections, and
Toilet Articles.
Fort George Drug Co., Ltd.
Laselle Avenue, South Fort George.   ::   George Street, Prince George. Every sat
I Ml i
car in A(
Dnths in
No paper ft"!
Three M.i
To Thc U
ei-e-il until
lllC 0]el i'i
■el Stall
$3 00
ere; pafd except at
t ii: ertion.
minimum charge
Other rates furnished on
ar.d eifjit
50 cents
Twelve cants per lir..   . i l
rents pe r line feer each subs, nueii
Fee,- Sale, Lost and Pound Ad.-!,
per insertion, limited tu one inch,
application. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Publishers and Proprietors,
South Fort George, I.i. C.
ate list of all lands open for pre-emption, and have the
list kept up to date. The establishment of a branch of
the Land Department for the purpose of piloting settlers
to open lands and assisting them so get established would
be a profitable undertaking. Until something of this
nature is done, and until the large areas of unimproved
j lands now held for speculation are forced upon the mar-
Iket at fair prices, but little headway in the line of agricultural progress will be made.
Germany's Aristocracy
and the War
I! I'
Townsito Exploitation verse
Land improvement
ten millions of dollars
The tremendous sum ol' n-.uly	
represents the aggregate of the town-lot gambling investments in this district, which gambling has brought heavy
loss to many ancl ruin to some,
say that the law, which A avo
capable of controlling such a s
Surely it
wore absurd to
Canada has not only ceased to
supply butter to Great Britain, I 	
but no longer supplies her own \ War is wiping out Germany's
requirements. Last year butter j aristocracy. This is a striking
was imported from New Zealand] result of her unprecedented
in very large quantities, and the j struggle against seven  enemy
Corner Hamilton & Third
The newest and most modern
hotel in the northern interior
So«th Fort George, b.C
M-thly.Md.ceWy W
Pile .Hon "e,0B«P"
Best of wines,
I.i-iuors and cigars
Albert Johnson,
prospect is that the importation j states. The corps and regiments)
this year will be equal to one j of which Germany is proudest, i
pound for each individual in the'the corps which in Frederick's;
Dominion. That in a country of time made feudal Prussia, and:
such immense agricultural opera-. which make feudal Prussia to-!
dly for the people is in-1tiona and such admittedly vast!day, are being swept into the!
Possiblv the time Possibilities  for   the   dairyman | abyss.   The tragedy is outward-
tuation   _
remaining sloughs, gravel-
ile have been subdivided —
.. One is that money jditional hero of the pigtailed
step in and assume control of the j and time are necessary to develop j Beekfisch. The Bavarian news-
divert  the   people's  money  into'the dairy industry even under i paperman, Lachmann, himself a
the most favoring conditions, reserve officer, writes: "so ter-
Another is that the dairy farm rifically has our military aristoc-
requires a small army of em-j racy dwindled that after the war
may come — after most of thc
pits nnd mountains still availal
when governments wil
townsite question and
channels of legitimate investment.
If a few of thc millions foolishly sunk in the sloughs
and buried in the gravel side-hills of the subdivisions of
this district had been devoted to the development of the
rural sections, and the townsite exploitation schemes had
been properly controlled, it is no rash statement to say
that there would be today at the junction of the Fraser
and Nechaco Rivers a most creditable little city, the centre of a self-supporting district, not forced to depend for
existence upon the importation of its foodstuffs, etc.
But we must deal with conditions as we find them.
this situation should exist is j ly most visible at Berlin, where
anomalous. The reasons for it j the Herr Lieutenant is the tra-
are many.
ployess, and under the present
conditions  farm   help  is   both
we shall havs a new,  democratically officered army like that of
scarce and costly in Canada. But j France."
if these were the only adverse! Totaling up 60 daily lists of
conditions, butter production j killed and wounded shows that
might still be on the increase, | the ten regiments which count
though falling short of the re-: as smartest have lost, on an av-
quirements and opportunities. \ erage, half their officers. In
But the figures seem to show!peace time these regiments have
that this branch of farming is'a total of 180 lieutenants.   Of
Instead of an amiable people,  engrossed in the laudable j»ot making headway at all if it jthe lieutenants only 78 survive.
is not actually going back. What! The reserve officers taken into
occupation of building, round a common centre, the city
which will some day grace this neighborhood, we find a
people divided. For years opposing factions have fought
bitterly for private interests, and still the same inharmonious situation exists. Unnecessary fuel has been added
to the flames by the ridiculously absurd station-site question, and the matter is still unsettled.
Instead of an efficient land-colonization service, striving at all times to locate desirable settlers and place them
satisfactory on open pre-emption land, we are convinced
of the statement that the locating of a suitable piece of
land is more difficult to the new-comer than the finding of
the proverbial needle in the haystack.
Stretching from a point directly east of the southern
limits of South Fort George, south for a distance of nearly
forty miles, is one of the finest bodies of untouched farmland, suitable for diversified farming, to be found anywhere; nearly a quarter of a million acres of it. And in j blamed if he hesitates to go into
the entire block there is not one single piece of developed j a costly and exacting line of
land, with the exception of the few scattered pre-emptors'j production, where the more sue
is the reason of that?   In part at j these regiments have lost 40 per
least it is due to the fact that' cent.   Four  of   the   regiments
the market for Canadian butter
is unreasonably restricted, lhe
home market could consume only
a fraction of the output if this
branch of farming were developed in proportion to others. And
once this home market were
supplied, the surplus must be
shipped across the Atlantic to
compete with Danish butter in
the British market, or sent to
the United States to be sold
under a tax of six cents per
pound. Not only so; the moment
there was a surplus the price in
Canada would be at the dictation
of the butter dealer. The farmer knows this and need not be
cessful he was the more speedily
and certainly would he encounter
, .      .    *'Z i difficulty and become the prev of
s hemming in t_eUhe monopolistic interests which
thrive in a country of restricted
export. This apprehension the
Dominion Government can remove if they want to, by accept
have lost their colonels; and two
of them have lost two thirds of
their captains. Many officers
are only slightly wounded. Thev
will return to the front, But as
the war goes on, few of the original officers will be left. "Two
years hence," writes Major Leh-
mann, "the army will be commanded by promoted non-coms.
These men will excel, because
they will have had practice in
fighting which will replace theoretical training, But the aristocrat with leadership in his
blood will have disappeared.
Every aristocratic name is in
the list of killed end wounded.
Among famous military and political names I find Bismarck,
Moltke, Buelow, Bluecher, Bre-
dow, Kleist a'nd Stein. All the
lost officers of these names are
kinsmen of heroes of past wars
or politics. In the northern
pravinces all the males of several families have perished. Worst
are conditions in the west of
Brandenburg Mark, and in Pom-
gardens. These pre-emptors' places are of inferior quality
and are badly scattered. They are found mostly on the
lower slopes of the heavily timbered h
valley on the east, and are the remnants left after the
cream of the district was secured by the moneyed interests. The prices asked for lands throughout this section
average over $25.00 per acre, which is prohibitive.
Before the completion of the railroad and the inaug-
eration of a railway freight service, a great many tofts of L ,
winter freight were hauled from Quesnel over the 110 '"
mile wagon road from that point to this.   This road runs
through one of the few really poor sections of Central:,. , .        . , r,     ,
„...,_,,     ,.       n        . .'high in most parts of Canada.
British Columbia.   Over four years ago a government Perhap8 it wou|d modify  lhe
surveyor surveyed a wagon road from South Fort George price, which is an object devout-
to Quesnel, on the east side of the Fraser River, running ly to be wished for, and which i come to Ber|;n recording the
through the rich plateau and valley land above referred the farmer would not complain I deaths of foreign princes who do
"»"--'-»■"       •■"     ""        about.   Itisnot, itmust bere-inot exist_   Most are described
numbered,    that   the    farmer! as "cougins 0f the kaiser."   In
thinks the present price of but- j addition to his sons, William II.
ing the offer of free entry for'erania,   both  old  bulwarks   of
Canadian butter into the United'Hohenzollern power.    Fourteen
Not that this! P'"inces belonging to some of the
would increase the price of hut- 23 reiff« ^,mi,ies aro d^f or
.... ,,    wounded.    There  are   still   a
ter, winch is now unreasonably I ]mdt^ of thefle princes at the
front. The losses of the reigning families are exaggerated.
Every  day   foreign   telegrams
ter too low, but that he fears jhag nine cousins and nephews at
there would be no price at all for jthe front> six are regjmental
it five years hence if he and his i offlccrSi M these underg0 thc
fellows went into butter-produc-1 game risks ag do other oflkerg of
to.   The building of this road was a very feasible under
taking and its length would have been less than eighty
miles.   The saving in freight rates would have been more
than sufficient to build the road, but —the road was never
built.   Its completion and use would have meant the
shortening of the haul by thirty miles, and a trip through
a fertile stretch of country  instead of the monotonous
traversing of miles of gravelly, Jack-pine wastes.
Had this work been done and the section it traversed j^dlo WO "p.ople",to'^ &'\£^_££fiS_
been left open tor settlement, it would have meant, by | "home market" of the Canadian choice present will nil have been taken,
this time, the improvement of a rich farming country and, farmer, and would in that way The Fort George Drug Co, have every-
the establishment of the homes of several thousand' peo-insure him that if he incurred! thinRyou Wttnt-
pie.  Instead of which, though most of the land between ""
tion in any general way. But
free entrance to the United
States markets would in effect
add 100,000.000 people  to the
"home market" of the Canadian
the line.'
here und Quesnel
Thank. to th
deal of the land
been surveyed, it is practically a
the financial risk of creating a
dairy farm he would get a fair
  price for his product when his
• •>,--,»,- ft, _    'i   s • I farm became productive,   lithe
now Tut i ^W' a  Sreat j Ministers have any serious desire
upon the market,! ;01' sPeeulation will be forced! to   improve   a   situation   over
and_ _.  ...        r Educed prices.    There are still Minns.i which  they  have done
ineffective lamenting, the rem
ands of acres'or ^. ,eU pnces>   There are sti11 thous-
w%utproper as.S       f open for Pre-emption, but, ,  .     ,
next to impoBBiblTS        from those in authority, it is ??''l0'T!1:  L^ them accept
" t0 KGrare title.   Many desirable se tiers rV^f   '* aSSUred market'
j yi._uaut. &eiuersiand the farmer wi„ do the ^
Many a man who aaya nothing saws
precious littlo wood.
Success seldom comes to a man who
is too lazy to meet it halfway.
Half-henrtedness is the sign  of a
weak will.
as quickly as time and his available resources will allow him to
develop this presently backward
branch of his business.
North Coast Land Co., Ltd,
Phone 15. PRINCE  GEORGE, B.C.
L. R. WALKER, General Agent.
• » » ■»
We beg to inform the public that we have decided to give SPECIAL WINTER RATES lov
weekly and monthly patrons.   They are ns follows:
Board and Room per week   - •  $10.50
,,      „      ,,       month - -    45.00
Board only, per month -    ■ -    35.00
Room only, per month   -    - $10 to $15
Meal Tickets, each ■    -    - -    $9.00
Hotel Northern,
A. Johnson, Prop.
South Fort George, B. C.
Is open for business for Ladies and Gentlemen. All night nml clay service,
Short orders from 8.1c up. Chop Suey and Noodlc3 Is our Specialty. We
also cater to Theatre and Dance Parties at short notice.  Where you can
get everything that is good to eat on
THIRD  STREET,  (next to Victoria Hotel) SOUTII  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 oflice - 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.-
Northem Telephone & Power Cojjjl
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.
BrltUh  Columbia Land  Surveyor
Lnnd Agant      Timber Cruiser
Representing GORE & MCGREGOR. Limited
McGregor Building, Third Street, SOUTH
Fort George. B.C. ^ffrftSn, Ml.
Green Bros., Burden & Co.
M E_iK«ri, D.ni»i..*II-C.U. S««"
Survey, of Und.. Mine.. Towee.ll-* TW
Limits, Jltc. ^^m
Undertaker and Funeral Director.
Caskets, Funeral Supplies, & Shipping Cases always on hand,
Out-of-town calls promptly attended to.
Phone 23 Fort Geokge.
Prince George and Fort George. YESTERDAY, after a long.lon .
silence, there came to us just
a brief message from the sea. In
a few words the Admiralty announced that submarine E9 had
paid a fleeting visit to the enemy's
front door and returned leaving
the enemy the poorer by one
destroyer. Now probably the
great silence will come upon the
sea again, and we shall begin
once more to forget that great
Navy that faded away in the
night so many weeks ago.
Just an incident, that is all,
a small bag for such perilous
hunting, we may think. Still,
game is scarce outside of the
German harbors; would Germany put her fleets to sea there
would be bigger bags to record,
As it is we must be content with
what we can get. But Britain's
Navy has won a stupendous victory already.
Out in the grey-green seas that
mark our eastern frontier, the
grey ships that fly the white ensign are patrolling day and night.
We hear little of them, but their
task must be a trying one. "The
|Great Monotony " was a phrase
|coined aboard one of those ships
to designate the great war.
For the men who serve in those
; ships there is no rest, no freedom
from anxiety, no hours off from
the trenches to be spent a mile
behind the firing line, in comparative safety. The men of the
grey ships are in the firing line
day and night,
They know it. At any moment
the death from beneath that
claimed the German destroyer off
Emdem may claim them, as it
has claimed hundreds of their
fellows already. Hitherto their
share of the excitement and glory
of action has been of the most
tsiuim  ur cuun, in  angry sea or »#im»wui*,
blinding fog, just patrolling up;
and down with death a possibility
at any second, and they are winning a great victory every hour
of the day.
It is over four months since
that grey fleet faded away. Who
can tell one tithe of the suffering
and misery those months have
wrought in the peaceful homes
of Belgium and France ? They
have seen one country laid waste,
one nation driven almost to despair by a neighbor who had no
quarrel with her but that she
would not surrender her national
honor at the bidding of a bully's
Here at home life goes on much
the same as ever. The trains
come and go, the stores and
markets open and sell at normal
prices, our petty amusements go
on — there are no cinemas or
theatres in Louvain just now-
our seaside piers are gay at nights
the excursion boats make their
daily trips, the big liners sail to
all parts of the world with hardly
an interruption in the programme
laid down for them months ago.
In London, the people go on their
ways with only a darkened street
to tell them the world is at war.
That is the victory the grey
ships have won for us.
Were it not for Britain's Navy
our ports would be as Hamburg
is to-day—a silent, desolate city
that five months ago and less was
one of the busiest towns of the
world. Even though our own
countryside were not scarred with
smoking ruins our homes would
be in misery, Famine would be
near if not already a real thing.
Think, when you see your
breakfast Idaf this morning - that
loaf is a war trophy won for you|of*t£ ^"gGranT Trunk Pacifi
New G.T.P. Territory
The educational department of
the government of British Columbia is taking active measures
to cope with the rapid development in the territory recently
opened up by the completion of
the Grand Trunk Pacific. Mr.
G. H. Gower, educational inspector, has been actively engaged
during the past month in inaugurating schools between Prince
George and Prince Rupert.
Since leaving Prince Rupert,
Mr. Gower has established
schools at Haysport and Copper
River, on the Skeena, one at
Endako and ore at Stellaco, five
miles east of Endako, -_6 at
Vanderhoof, one at Chilco, on
the opposite side of the Nechaco and east of Vanderhoof, and
one at Mapes, about eighteen
miles south and east of Vanderhoof. He has also recommended
the opening of a school at McAllister, about twelve miles north
of Soda Creek.
"My trip," said Inspector
Gower, "has been a revelation
to me. I have traveled along
the line of the Grand Trunk
Pacific, stopping at all points
where schools are located, and
visiting others where requisitions
have been made to establish
schools, and everywhere I was
impressed with the splendid
valleys of agricultural land, the
development of which is going
on apace. The Nechaco valley
particularly appealed to me; and
there is bound to be a tremendous trade developed."
Big Bridge Completed.
May Have Long Wait
Vancouver.—From all the investigations being made by Vancouver lawyers- and about half
the legal fraternity of the city is
working on the ease in some way
or other-it begins to look as if
it would be a very long time, if
at all, before depositors set any
returns from the amounts they
had at their credit with the Dominion Trust company. The
worst feature, from the standpoint of depositors, is that it is
quite clear that from neither its
federal nor provincial charter
did the company have any power
to accept deposits. The case
appears to Le on all^fours with
the famous Birkbeck case of
London four years ago, when
ten millions of pounds were accepted in deposits without legal
authorization to'accept the money. The consensus of legal
opinion here appears to be that
the general creditors have a first
claim on the assets of the Dominion Trust. The company
owes between two and three
million dollars to these creditors,
and there are nominally six million dollars of assets to pay these
debts with. But with the shrinkage of assets and costs of liquidation it does not look as if there
would be a great deal left after
the creditors are paid off. Then
the shareholders and depositors,
following the privy council decision in the Birkbeck case, come
in for equal shares of what is
Undoubtedly this new position
of the depositors will come as
rather a  hard shock to them.
bastern Canada and Home Visitors
From points Edmonton & East
Daily During December.   Liberal Slop Overs.   Free Side-Trips.
F.i, Route See
Duluth, St. Paul, Minneapolis,  Chicago,   Detroit,
London, Hamilton, Niagara Fall.,
and Toronto.
Tourist ami Standard Sleepers, with electric lights In both upper nnd
lower berths, daily between Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg.
Dining car service equipment and railroad unexcelled.
Travel via the
Our Agents will bo pleased to furnish any
information desired.
Dlalricl PnsnonH. r Ai^-nt.
WinnipeeK, Man,
Coal Wood
Windows, Doors, Shingles, Building Papers,
Wall Boards, Ready Roofings.
»    Bone Dry Lumber       Coast Flooring & Finish
I ol our ov*,! inamificlure Gel ueir Esiinulcs on your D .lillng
PHONE  t <L$^    ^Ojfcrjfc PHONK  II
Prince Gur(e -<^    "* *- Sol",' F,rl C"",e
V        c. McElroy,
The counterbalance list section j The impression, even in Vancou
,    ., ,   , , ,    .    ._ the big Grand Trunk Pacific j ver   am0nest manv
by the men of the grey ships in I bHdge  at  prince  Qeorge  WM^  <innn*st mj">
the North Sea.
Order of Their Coming.
raised for the first time a few
weeks ago to permit of steamers
passing up the Fraser river. Although operated on a new prin-
Church of England " jciple of  bridge   opening,    the
Holy Communion 1st and 3rd;    Professor R. D. Carmichael, a | m0Vable   section of  the    new
Sundays at 8 a. m. noted En*lish scientist, discours- structure climbed skyward with
Every Sunday at 11 a.m. Holy ; >"£ on the tendencies of modern j the easG and preeision of a mod-
Communion Sung with sermon,   discovery, refers to 4he probable | ern passenger elevator.
Morning prayer at 10:45. Iorder of lhe epoch-making dis-j   The lift span ;s 100 -jget long|
coveries of the past, starting with and instead of swinging like
language. The next important most. bridges, it lifts straight in
step, he thinks, was the discov-jthe &\r< Thj8 is accomplished by
eryof fire, which not only rend-j electrically run machinery, as-
coolcery possible but also sisted by counterbalance weights
Evening prayer and sermon
Presbyterian Church
Rev. A. C. Justice,    pastor,
Services:     11 a. m. and   7.30 ered
p. m. Gospel service.
Sabbath School meets at 2 p. m
11 a, m.-The Minister.
7.30 p. nu—The Minister.
Sunday School 2 p. m.
A. C. Justice, Minister
Architect and Civil Engineer
Temporary Office :
Corner Vancouver and Eighth Streets, j introduction  of husbandry
enabled man to travel away from 0f concrete. The arrangement
the tropics to which he must have js such that one man simply
been originally confined, and the;touches a button and automatic-
third he considers to have been !any the machinery is placed in
the bow and arrow, ensuring a motion, which opens the safety
supply of flesh food, which be-; i0Ci<Si cioses the six protection
came increasingly important as j gates on the bridge and lifts the
man spread into cooler climes. ' 100-foot section to a height of
Afterwards came pottery, the about 30 feet above the level of
more or less complete domestiea-; the floor of the bridge. This
cation of cattle and sheep, the | bridge over the Fraser river is
dog and the horse, the gradual I ais0 one of  the  longest steel
and i bridges in the Dominion,  being
amongst many of the depositors has been that the court
would appoint a liquidator before
the end of the present month,
and that a week or two later a
percentage of the deposits might
be repaid, This'view is very far
from the truth. Persons in a
position to know state that the
liquidation will take a matter of
years and that if the law as laid
down in tne Birkbeck case applies, as it appears to'do, there
will be little left for the deposit-
ors'who unfortunately put their
money into an institution which
had no more right to accept other peoples money for safekeeping
than the corner saloon. The
total deposits amount to a million
dollars. There are between 6,000
and 7,000 individual depositors
and of these more than 2,700 reside in Vancouver.
Danforth & Mclnnis,
Mersons Ten Rules
Good Morning!
We Are Introducing
American Silk
American Caahmcre
American Cotton-LiBle
They have stood the test. Give
real foot comfort. No scams to rip.
Never become loose or baggy. The
shape is knit in—not pressed in.
GUARANTEED for fineness,
style, superiority of material and
workmanship. Absolutelg stainless,
Will wear li months without holes,
or new ones free.
to every ono sending us $1.00 in currency or postal note, to cover ndver-
dsing and shipping charges, wc will
send post-paid, with written guarantee, hacked by a five million dollar
company, either
3 Pairs of our 75c value
American Silk Hosiery,
01      4 Pairs of our 50c. value
American Cashmere Hosiery,
4 Pairs of our 50c. value
American Cotton-Lisle Hos'y
6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery
Give the color, size, and whether
U dies' or Gent's hosiery is desired.
WON'T DELAY - OITer expires
when n dealer in your locality is
P. O. Box 244
(tillage, the consequent fixing of 2654 feet from bank to bank of
abode, and the ideas of commun- Ljje river.    There are twelve
|ity and nationality. The next.steol spans and the lift, and
great advance seems to have been , fourteen concrete piers were
the smelting of iron, and the next j necessary to sustain thc weight j ^'^^-J
the use of writing, after which! 0f this mass of iron and steel,
there appears to have been a xhe railway right-of-way section
period of quiescence. Then came.of the bridge is 30 feet wide,
the mediaeval discoveries a short: while on each side is a 12-foot
time only covering such great: roadway for veh.cular traffic,
inventions as  gunpowder,   the
Never put off until tomorrow what you
can do today.
Never  trouble another  for  what you
can do yourself.
Never spend your  money  before you
hnve earned it.
Never buy what you don't want because
it is cheap.
more  than hunger, thirst,
paper and
—Vancouver World.
There is no place in town equal to the
FortGeorge Drug Co. Stores for Christmas Presents.
mariner s compass,
the printing press.
Naturally, after this period of
rapid advance came the inevitable j
reaction, and nothing of equal |
importance followed until the 19th j
century brought the steam engine! A Cugtom which dateg frQm the
We seldom repent of  having calen too
Nothing is  troublesome   that   we  do
H»w much  pain the evils have cost us
that never happened.
Take  things   always   by   the   smooth
When  angry,   count   ten   before  you l
speak;   if very  an ,ry, count one1
for COAL or WOOD
oi all kinds and sizes for every Kitchen
We are exclusive agents for the famous
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.
Remember the 10 per cent. CASH Discount.
W. F. COOKE, Prts.
RUSSELL PEDEN, Vice Pres. .. I. McLAUGHUN, Secretin;
and ushi-red in the epoch of
modern invention, which is too
crowded to discuss in detail.
There is a great contrast between
Dawn of Civilization.
The human foot has not only
stance, make great use of their
toes to hold or steady their work,
but boots and shoes have destroyed this function in most civilized
The custom of wearing some
form of foot covering is much
older than history, and probably
it dates from the dawn of civilization ; for although to-day there
to support the weight of the body,
the tendency of modern invention | but it has to act as a lever, as in
and primitive discoveries, nearly running on tiptoes, or when in
all of which must  have  been; walking a push-off is given with
made by accident Prof. Car-! the toe of the hinder foot. It has j are still primitive people who do
michael considers the progress of I also to bear, tremendous shocks not wear any
the last 50 years greater than in its capacity of buffer as in
that of the previous 5,000 years,; jumping from a night. 1 his inland expects that of the next 50; portant buffer action protects the
years to be greater still, inasmuch ■ t nme centres and the other
as we have not for a long time ftttucturesof the trunk
labors of an increasing body of from too severe strains. In acicn-
trained investigators, very little tion to tiiese important functions
of whose work is likely to be lost!the norma| f00t of barefooted
in the past, and whose equipment . ha9liiat of grasping. The
^rapidly increasing m eftc|j*JPj«^ of Imlia, for in.
P. BURNS & CO. Ltd,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in all Kinds of
Butter, Cheese, Eggs;
Highest Prices Paid for Hides and Live Stock
Phone 86
Fort George and South Fort George.
shoes or sandals,
yet the earliest pictorial and
written records represent men as
shod- In various museums there
are shoes still existing which are
as much as 3,500 years old. In
the British Museum, there are a
number of Egyptian shoes and
sandals, some of which must have
been made ns long ago as the
yeai' 1600, B, C,
Contractors & Builders
diet Our Estimates Free of Charge :: Job Work Neatly and Promptly Executed
gfn A gii'i to lee> appreci.
.* Bt«i should he of premium quality .V- from
a dealer whose reputation makesit as positively the bent of its
Tho tendency this year is lo make
nos presents; that is,     By  tlie   prompt   arrival, of the \^Z. KeODCOy 013^ & tO. Ltd.
lo make gifts that  will be ol' use Fire Department Tuesday night at ■*■"■-
•ui.i lasting value;.  Tho Phonograph ' the Fraser Rooms on Fourth Street,
la in the' front rank of tin- Held.      |n bad fire was quickly put out and
will be the town saved another disastrous
Watches. Diamonds,
Cut Glass,
Jewelry made to your
South Fort George.
Prince George.
Phone 63.
Many  pleasant  evening
,-1,1-nt   this   long  winter   in   your blaze,
homes with Urani-O-Plionos. Good About midnight the cry of fire t
inii-ir brought home. w;ls heard coming from the children ; J
The Fort George Drug Go's, stock of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Small who <
ol Machines and  Records is worth occupy the rear rooms of the house \*
lookiii" at and trying. I Quickly   hand   fire - extinquishers L
*   *   *   *   * I from   the   various stations in  the: J
\ special meeting of the sun- neighborhood, supplied by Fire <
.Line cinb will be held at the home jdhicf Campbell, were on the scone |j
0| Mrs. II,,\arl- on Thinl SI reel and doing good work until tho. ar- i
Tuesday afternoon,  Dee. 22nd,  at j riwl of the chemical engines. J
■1 o'clock, i" prepare Christmas The Fire Department have ban-h
boxes for distribution among those'died numerous fires, but none of ;
1,'- favored in tiie town.   Any per-1them were put out so quickly, after i
.,,„ knowing of children  m wli such  headway  as the one at   the J
gifts should he sent will please send Fruser Rooms Tuesday night. On h
names to tho President, Mrs. Cowie j arrival at the scene il was found!]
or to Mrs. Johnson. Treasurer. The that two front rooms on the ground I,
Indies are particularly anxious thai  floor  were   roaring  furnaces,   the | J
no child in South Fort ,: go shall woodwork aboul the brick chimney
jgo without some little gift to glad- having ignited and spread across
Lien (he heart nt this the happiest the rooms lo the windows and cur-
time of Ihe vear. tains,    The   chimney   had   partly
Any one wishing  lo donate can- fallen to  the  floor,  tho   supports
,iv,  toys or food will  please  leave having heen burned away,  and the
the  same with  Mrs
Tuesdav, Dee. 22.
Kennedy Blair 4 Co. ltd.       :.
I  A Few Seasonable Suggestions I
Men's Furnishings.
Fine Leather Collar Rags, a very acceptable gift at
Chili Bags and Suit cases at prices ranging from    -
Military Hair Brushes, Ebony hack, (ine solid leather eases
Combination Brace, Garter and Armlet Sets, at
Men's Fine Silk Hose, per pair	
Cashmere Sox, line soft wool, always acceptable    -
Men's Christmas Ties from 50c to 1,00.    Men's Auto. Gauntlet
Men's Fine Mocha Gloves, wool and silk lined
Men's Plucked Reaver Gauntlet Gloves, extra quality, beautiful
and serviceable at per pair      -
i.50   tee   20.(111
1.50 and  :, ;,n
wr pair
82.00and $2.,.)
1.50  ie,   son
..25, 1.50 and  2
35c and 50i
A large stock in both ladies' anel Renllu
at prices to suit all pockets,
Pioneer Bakery
We are the pioneers in lhe
baking business. Always has
and always will be the best.
Come and jive us a call.
FRED TIEMEYER, Proprietor.
tobarts   on doors from the hall had to be forced
lead; to get into the room  to work.
Resides  the damage lo  the  two
rooms, considerable loss will result
Christmas Presents for everybody al
tlie Feert George Drug Co. Stores on | to the upper rooms an
Prince George
Builders Co. Ltd.
8-rooth house, Seventh Street, South
Fort George   $10.00 per month.
Houses will be buili to suit purchasers on [Lots 14-15, Block 293,
Millar's Portion, Prince George.—
Cash and terms arranged.
For farther Particulars apply ;
H. WILSON. Mgr., Corner Laselle & Seventh
.> Victoria Hotel
(Formerly Grand Union)
Third Street     -     South Fort George
N        ll«l anil Cold Water Baths
. F,C.
George Street and Lasalle Street.
« » » * »
Midnight mass will be celebrated
in the Church of the Sacred Heart,
Millar Addition, I'rince (leorge, on
Christmas eve. A special choir
composed of local talent is rehearsing and a beautiful service will be
heard. Father Rivet's efforts in the
parish have' been well supported by
(he people, anel the progress he has
made in the short time he has been
here speaks well for his popularity.
The firemen were handicapped by
heavy smoke that spread through
the entire building, preventing for
a time their getting in to properly
inspect and light any blaze that
might be spreading through the
Tbe South Fort (leorge Fire Department certainly deserves credit
for the efficient manner in which it
has handled (ires in the town. One
of our prominent citizens was heard
to remark that the Fire Insurance
Companies might well recognize the
Gifts for Women and Misses.
Ladies' Fine Silk Hose, black and colors from        - 7
Pure Linen Handkerchiefs from	
Sewing Sets in neat leather covered boxes
Ladies' and Misses line Leather and Mesh Hand Hags from    - ,',i
Ladies' Beautiful Mink, Marten, and Fisher Fur Sets, Sloli
and Muff at rock bottom prices.
Carving Sets, done up in nice attractive satin-lined cases from 3,50 lo 8.00
Christmas Groceries.
e-ic     to    $2,00
2o eenla
81.50 and $1.7;,
''lc   tO     11.1111
Fine Table Figs, . pounds for
Table Raisins, per lb.
***** good work done by the Fire Depart-
.Mr. Geo. McLaughlan gave a nient in preventing looses by mak-
farewell Tea on Friday in honor of fog a consistent reduction in rate's
Mrs. Chas. McElroy who is leaving and donations to the lire fund,
on Sunday for New York City It is a volunteer effort, in whieh
where she will spend the winter, those who give it time and attention
Mrs. Heme anil Mrs. Randall pre- have little to gain and much to
sided  in  the dining room.   Mrs. lose, as nearly every lire sees de-
Rushworth and Mrs. Director de- struction of their clothing, hats'T^AKE NOTICE that we H. VV. Gross
ll,,let,.,I ilie.ie- .ne,ll,.„,.,. with oounml L i, i .1 i ■ 1 i .1 J- and A. C. Buchel, who have been
lighted then audience wit .several |0r shoes by the chemicals and other |      ,«,rvin»nnh^inesa since Mavlilis.
Arabian Dates per 1 lb. package, 1,'_ -«
New Apples, 2.25 ancl 2.75 pei i . . •-•
^              Beautiful fresh Cranberries, 2 lbs.   'Joe         Large Spanish Onions, 3 lbs. for 2oc ~*
j.                  Wagstaffe l'lum 1 .Hidings, 40c and 70c           Fresh Comb Honey -                   ;;:„. "^
•                 Nuts, assorted Walnuts, Almonds, Hazel, and Brazil, at per pound      -       -   •>:_,; .0
^~~            Fresh shipment of .lap Oranges,   -       -       -       20c, per dozen, or $1,00 per ea.. ~+
jp                Huntley & Palmer's and Mc.Yittie it Price's Old Country 1 iiscuits. 50c per pound ~*»
4t*                                                 Pop Com       -       2 pounds for 25c. ~^|
^f—               For the convenience of Xmas Shoppers, our store will remain -#
^m-          open next week until 9 p.m. each evening.   To our may patrons we _2
^            Kennedy Blair & Co., Ltd. 3
Fort George Hardwahe Co.
AKE NOTICE that we H. VV. Gross
and A. C. Buchel, who have been
carrying on business since May 1913,
on the  piano anil violin, [causes, to say nothing of the physi- in partnership under the firm, name and
.......   ._   .U.   |f(
I Tbe afternoon was delightfully spent Cal risk taken to save loss
in singing and card playing.   Mrs, 	
v       M i-' Gold Rush in B. C.
prize winners. Others present
were Mis-Lawrence, the .Mrs Turner, Al. Johnson, Dunn, Blair,
Cowie, Armstrong, Hughes. Campbell,  O'Flaherty, Perkins,  Foster,
Likely This Winter
Specimens mounted true to
life, (lame Heads and Fur
Rugs a speciality. Standard
methods.  Terms reasonable
W. D. Wandling,
3rd Avenue, Prince George, B. C.
An official of the Grand Trunk
•I l: <   mpbell, Brawn and Robarts. jPacific rilihv:iy'  wbo lm iust rt"
Proprietor' turned to Montreal,  states tbat he
 1   TI , . ,   .    I expects to see a new gold rush into
Have you  made up vour mind what ..     , _, ... ,     ., ,
kind of a Christmas Gift you are going j Nortljfirn ***>& Columbia tins
make. Before deci'ding visit the Fort winter. Fifty years ago," he
George Drug Co. Stores, George Street said, "miners in searth of placer
o posite Hotel, and South Fort George. |gold struggled   through the  wilder-
jncssand negotiated "rapid rivers.tp
reach the Omineca region, which
had been reported to be rich in lioth
gold and silver.    It was a long and
style of the Fort George Hardware Co
have by indenture dated Thirtieth November, 1914, dissolved partnership under
I the conditions and covenants contained
i in said Indenture,
By virture of said Indenture, A. C.
Buchel retires from partnership and the
business will henceforward be carried
on by H. W. GrosB, sole partner, who
will be responsible for all debts, obligations and liabilities of the said firm,
and to whom all debts owing to the
partnership firm will be paid.
Dated this Fourteenth day of December, 1914.
Fort George Hardware Co.
Dec. 26th H. W. GROSS.
OU II Telegraph  Office at Prince
George is now open for bujiness.
All telegrams for Prince George
nnd Centriil Fort George will go
through  this office.   Free delivery
between I'rince and Central.
Classified Advertisements.
WANTED.-Price for removing Store
Building ; price must be low. Boston
Store, South Fort George.
hard trek  to get into that  remote! WANTED. -A Lady Housekeeper for
part of the  country,   for  Victoria,! ftwo.bachelors.   For information write
' , '' ' i to James Findlay, Newlands Station,
B. (,. was then the nearest base of B. C.
supplies.   Prospectors took a small I ■   ■        " ~—
steamer  up  the  Fraser,  N'eehoco
II. W. GROSS, Proprietor
Sheet Metal.   Furnaces a Specialty.
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
Ptinrtoe. ""• ' sourn »onT george.
a. "VIIV3   NOi ,a puivtl    GEOHGE.
Corner Four(h anU BtmWm       Z    8outh Port Georgt, B. C.
On Ameuican pUN _ . .    ,.    .
r. .      ' Rates on Application.
SSJ.f'n. c™lforlable  rooms  and
am ws at the Empress.
WANTED.-Good honest woman with
one or two children (boys preferred) to
help and take hold of pre-emptor's home.
View to matrimony. Fine location for
poultry, ducks.and Reese.— Applications
care of Herald Office.
LOST-Bay Mare, about 1000 lbs.
Branded with outline of a watch on left
shoulder, wearing cowbell and halter.
Finder please notify J. Christianson,
South Fort George, or Herald Office.
and Stuart rivers and over mountain range's in order to facilitate
transportation of supplies and outfits; but the best route presented
had many difficulties and such hard
and cosily work that after a few
years the Held was abandoned and
almost forgotten, although recently
some mining has been done with
good results.
^ "With the opening of the Grand
Trunk Pacific this region lias been
brought several hundred miles nearer a supply centre, and interest in
this district i.s reviving to such an
extent that there is likely to be a
rush of prospectors during thc coming winter. They will take in their
supplies from Vanderhoof, ] . <"!,,
so that they can begin work immediately spring opens and thus get in
a full summer's work. Mining men
declare that big strikes will be made
; when the region has been (borough-' «,,„.„„      „ ,       „     ,
ly explored and state that there arc ^^~i..~,Oders. for .Printing of
FOR SALE - Two Fine Safes, very
cheap.   Write Box 138.
LOST - Last night at South Fort
George, a fur sleigh-robe. Finder
pleaBe return to B. C. Stables or the
Herald office.
FOR SALE.-The Fort George Drug
Co., Ltd., has a Bplendid second-hand
but in fine condition, Heintzman Upright
Piano, for sale. Enquire at their store
in South Fort George or Prince George.
e rich quartz deposits as well as
placer gold and silver. It ia common   knowledge among Hudson's
i hay men that the Indians hunting
in that part of the country use silver nuggets for bullets, and also
carried considerable quantities of
gold and silver to Furt Simpson
and Hazelton iu exchange for
every description - Herald, Phone fl.
LOST-From A. W. Harvey's Camp at
Bobtail Lake, one Dark Brown Horse,
twelve and a half hands high, branded
on left shoulder V up-side-down with V
lip-side-down inside, direct underneath
L. V. V. up-aide-down. Anyone finding
this horse please notify I. A. White, at
South Fort George.
USEFUL, Lasting, and oneof the greatest
pleasures a home can have. Full assortment at your command.   You can get the
at the
Fort George Drug Co.,
Automobiles for hire.
Machinery Repaired.    Skates Sharpened
Lathe Work.
South Fort George.
Launches Overhauled and Repaired.  Storage.
Gasoline Oils and Accessories.
Phone 57.


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