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 VOL. 5, NO. 40.
Price Five Cents
Immense Army of Nearly Million Men Practically Surrounded on Eastern Battle Line—Desperate Efforts
to Withstand Steady Advance of Russians.
London, June 3.—News of the
utter rout of the Germans along
the German-Russian line across
the San river is daily expected.
The Germans have a million men
concentrated at this point, with
but a seven-mile strip of territory connecting them with their
base of supplies still in their control. The Russians are fast hemming them in. A despatch frbm
Petrograd says that the only alternatives facing the German
army in the East are an altogether improbable brilliant success or complete disaster.
Premysl Again in
Hands of Austrians
Vienna, June 3. -The Galician
city of Premysl was captured by
the Austrians yesterday. The
capture of the city came after a
tremendously heavy bombardment lasting over three weeks.
Three G.T.P. Men
Killed in Action
Mayor Gillett Withdraws
Threat of Resignation
Almost  Compelled  by   Friends
and Supporters to Retain
Office, He States.
Word has just reached here of
the death of three well-known
Canadians formerly in the employ of the G.T.P. in this section.
Thos. J. Brennan, lance-corporal, First liattalion Canadian
contingent, killed in action. He
was a brother of Mrs. Thompson
of McBride.
W. W. Wilson, killed in action,
was formerly G.T.P. watchman
at Mile 127.
Frank Day, killed in action,
was formerly a brakeman between this point and McBride.
Sweden No Longer
Afraid of Muscovites
"In the event of the Scandinavian countries being forced into
the war, Sweden would undoubtedly act with Norway and Denmark on the side of the Allies,"
stated Dr. T. H. Mortemsen, of
the University ot Copenhagen,
who was in Vancouver recently.
"The original fear that Sweden
would act with Germany on account of her long distrust of
Russia is now without foundation, I believe. Russia no longer
has any motive for wishing to
seize the northern part of the
Scandinavian peninsula, as her
great ambition to get an outlet
to the sea is being solved at Con-
stan tinople. Denmark, of course,
can never forget Germany's seizure of Schleswig-Holstein, and in
addition we sympathize with
Britain because Queen Alexandra
is a Dane."
Sir Richard Returns Soon
Victoria, June 3.—Hon, W. J.
Bowser has received a cable from
Sir Richard McBride, who is in
London, conveying the information that the premier, who had
intended sailing on May 26th,
will leave the metropolis at the
end of this week.
As a result of the resolution
brought in by the council at a
meeting of the mayor and aldermen in the temporary city hall
last Monday afternoon, Mayor
Gillett stated that before he
would allow the station site question to be settled in any other
way than by.the taking of a
plebescite, he would resign his
position as mayor of Prince
George. He gave notice that he
would excercise his right to veto
any resolution asking the railway
commissioners to instruct the
G. T. P. Railway Company to
place their new depot at the foot
of George Street.
Mayor Gillett took his stand on
the grounds that he had promised
the electors before election to
take up the matter of a station
at once and would put the matter
to a vote of the people. He stated
that it was his intention to carry
out everything he had promised
prior to election.
As a body representing the
electors of the city, it would be
thought that the council's opinions regarding affairs of this kind
would be the expression of the
people's wishes, and that any
plans agreed upon by a majority
of the board would suit the elec
Since the passing by the coun
cil of the resolution asking that
the station be placed at the foot
of George Street has shown that
it is intended to have the station
placed their if possible, it is
thought and hoped that no more
objections will be raised in this
Contrary to some expectations,
Mayor Gillett has decided to retain office. At the meeting of the
board on Tuesday evening the
mayor stated that he had been
urged and almost compelled by
his supporters to retain office.
The plunging of the city into
another election would mean
great loss of time and funds, at
a time when time and funds
should be used in other ways.
As a result of the misunderstanding between the mayor and
some of the members of the
council, the mayor called off all
work on the city streets, and
stated that if he resigned, the
loan for $15,000 which he had
arranged for personally would
not be available.
Since deciding on Tuesday
night to retain office, Mayor
Gillett has completed plans for
the loan to the city and since
Wednesday morning city work
has been in full swing.
Terrific Dynamite
Explosion at Seattle.
Seattle, June L-Fifteen tons
of dynamite, loaded on a scow,
awaiting shipment to Russia, exploded here on Sunday morning.
The damage resulting from
broken windows in the city
amounts to $50,000. The shock
was felt for a distance of forty
The authorities believe the explosion was the result of a German plot to prevent the dynamite
reachieg Russia. The watchman
is missing and is believed to have
been killed.
Windows were broken as far
away as Bremerton. The total
damage is estimated at $100,000'.
Burns detectives are looking for
a man who purchased 450 feet of
fuse on Saturday.
The situation in Mexico grows
more complicated daily. The
nation seems unable to bring
order out of the chaos which has
existed in that unhappy country
for the past few years, The
government of the United States-
has forwarded a despatch to tht
Mexican Government to the effect that the present state of
affairs cannot continue to exist
and that it will be necessary for
Mexico to establish a government
that the world will recognize.
James Munro, Ltd.,
To Open Fine Store.
Wedding Bells.
The Presbyterian manse at Fort
George was the scene of a pretty
wedding last evening when Mrs.
Freida Grossman became the
bride of Mr. Harry B. Guest, the
well-known and popular Prince
George druggist. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. C. M.
Wright. Ihis morning Harry is
receiving the congratulations and
good wishes of his many friends,
in which the Herald heartily'joins.
Another wedding of local interest was solemnized Wednesday
evening when Mrs. Annie Barber
was married to Mr. Harold M.
Boyd by the Rev. C. M. Wright
at the manse. The newly-married couple will reside in South
Fort George, where Mr. Boyd is
employed by P. Burns & Co.
The fine corner store in the
Princess Theatre block, Third
Avenue, is being filled up with
shelving and conveniences today,
and early next week a complete
general stock from the large Fort
George store of James Munro,
Limited, will be installed. Mr.
Munro informs the Herald that
both stores will be operated by
his company.
William Germanski, of 1654
O'Farrel Street, San Francisco,
is anxious to get news of his
brother Tom, who was last heard
of in Fort George, some time
since. William is offering five
dollars to anyone who will acquaint him with the present
whereabouts of his brother.
J. T. Robinson Is
Conservative Nominee
At the Conservative convention
held at Kamloops last Monday, Mr!
J. T. Robinson received the nomination, and will in all probability be the
next representative of this district in
the Dominion parliament. Mr. Robinson was three times elected mayor
of Kamloops and for many years has
been a prominent and well-known
citizen of Central British Columbia.
As chief magistrate of Kamloops he
made an enviable reputation for himself and is responsible in a large
measure for the prosperity of that enterprising city. Mr. Robinson is well
known all over British Columbia and
stands high in the esteem of the people of this province. He has been active in political circles for years, and
has the unanimous confidence of the
Conservatives throughout the district.
Mr. Robinson will shortly pay a visit
to Prince George.
Many City Improvements
Are Now Under Way
Wells Being Dug and Street-Grading Rushed—Seventy-
Five Men and Ten Teams Working Today.
The Employment Problem.
Most girls allow their ideals to
develop into mere husbands.
Prospects Are Good For
Sale of City Bond Issue.
Mr. C. D. Briggs arrived from
the West on yesterday morning's
train, en route to his home in
Toledo. Mr. Briggs is a member
of the firm of Terry, Briggs &
Slayton, one of the largest purchasers of municipal bonds in
At the mayor's request Mr.
Hansard was able to hold the
train for an extra 20 minutes
while  Mr.   Briggs  was shown
about the city and interviewed
regarding the purchasing by his
firm of the new bond issue for
this city. Mayor Gillett, Aid.
Ellis and Ruggies, took the matter up with Mr. Briggs, who was
well pleased with the appearance
of Prince George.
Ln all probability the new bond
issue will be taken up by this
well-known firm,
City foreman Mel. Irwin has
had a large force of men and
teams at work on the city improvement work planned by the
mayor and council. Since the
amicable adjustment, for the
time being at least, of the matters which threatened tp cause a
disruption of civic affairs, George
Street has been a busy street.
Yesterday 96 men and 11 teams
were engaged in street-grading
and well-digging. Today 75 men
and ten teams are working, and
with such a large force it is only
a matter of a short time till
George Street will present a more
respectable appearance than it
has in the past. The entire street
from Connaught Park to the railroad crossing is being graded to
a common level, or as nearly level
as possible. Dirt and gravel are
being hauled from different side
streets and private property,
wherever handiest, and this is
used filling in the low places. In
addition to filling up low places
on George Street this serves to
open and improve some of the
side streets.
The two wells already commenced are being sunk as rapidly
as possible. The workers are
somewhat handicapped by the
inflow of water, which has to be
pumped out in order that the
work of digging may proceed.
It is necessary to sink the wells
as deeply as possible in order to
provide a reservoir of sufficient
capacity to furnish ample water
for fire-fighting purposes.
Some dissatisfaction is shown
in regard to the men employed
each day, and it is a very difficult task for the city officials to
say just who shall work. If all
the men who have applied for
work were employed by the city,
Prince George would soon be
bankrupt. Yesterday the labor
question was thoroughly threshed out by the Public Works Committee and a just plan of employment worked out. All men who
have worked four days have been
temporarily laid off and other
men put in their p aces. It is
very difficult to handle such a
matter to the satisfaction of all.
George street was put to the vote.
For the resolution: Aldermen
Ellis, Parks, Livingstone and
Against the resolution: Aldermen Eagel and Ruggies.
The resolution, thus carried by
a vote of 4 to 2, expresses the
opinion of the new council regarding the station site. Mayor Gillett very strongly opposed considering the .question in this
manner, contending that he had
promised the voters before election that he would take up the
question of a depot immediately
after election ancl that he thought
the matter should be voted upon
by the people of Prince (leorge.
He stated that it was his wish
to carry out his pre-election promises, and stated he would resign
if the council insisted on petitioning the railway commission
to place the der.ot at the foot of
George street. The meeting was
adjourned until Monday evening,
when the question was again
taken up. At this meeting Aid.
Eilis moved:
"That the Council of the city
of Fort George recommend the
erection of a depot at the foot of
George street be immediately commenced, and that a copy of this
resolution be forwarded to the
Board of Railway Commissioners;
that an agreement Lie entered into
between the city and the Grand
Trunk Pacific Railway Company for
the immediate commencement of
this work and the transfer in fee
simple of the parks and public
This resolution was supported
by all the aldermen, with the exception of Aid. Ruggies, who
moved that the council take no
action in the matter but leave it
to a vote of the people. There
was no seconder to Aid. Ruggle's
There seemed to be considerable difficulty in securing any
definite action on the matter.
Mr. Hansard explained that the
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Co.
and the Grand Trunk Pacific Development Co., were very desir-
After Three Days' Consideration Decision Is Made by a
Two-thirds Majority of Council—Mayor Gillett Gives
Notice of Veto on Council's Action.
Moved by Aid. Ellis, seconded A petition signed by 237 names
by Aid. Parks, a resolution ask- was presented for consideration,
ing the railway commission ti This petition asked that the
place the depot at the  foot ol question of the location of the
Prince George railway station be
left to a vote of the peop!e. Another petition was circulated during the day, and although this
petition was not presented when
the meeting opened, a letter was
handed Mayor Gillett later on in
the evening stating that a petition asking that the G. T. P.
agreement as presented by Mr.
Hansard be passed. Aid. Ellis
stated that he understood 275
names had been signed to this
The agreement asked for by
the council at the previous night's
meeting was presented by the
city solicitor. This had been
drawn up by Mr. Hansard. The
agreement was rather a lengthy
document and it is not necessary
to go into the details of it. The
Principal clauses were as follows :
The development company will
convey free of cost or lease for a
period of nine hundred and ninety-
nine years, at a nominal rent of $1
per annum the ground set aside for
parks and city building sites, provided that such parks and sites be
used only for the purposes set forth.
The city agrees that the station
be placed at the foot of George St.
and that it will forthwith make,
and at all times support, to the
fullest extent, an application to the
board of railway commissioners of
Canada for an order authorizing
and sanctioning the immediate erection and maintenance by the railway company of a station ut the
foot of George Street in the city,
and that it will pass the necessary
resolution to this effect.
The railway company agrees to
co-operate with the city in its said
application to the said board and
when as soon as all the necessary
statutory requirements for the
erection by the railway company of
the said station at the foot of
George Street, as aforesaid, the
railway company agrees to commence work of erenting and constructing the said station and as
soon as practicable thereafter (o
complete the same ready for use
and operation by the railway company.
Aid. Eagel objected to this
agreement, stating that it was
not what he had asked for. He
^^__^^^_^^^^^___ asked Mr. Hansard if it were
ous of having a proper station j necessary that the city build its
constructed at this point without j city hall upon the block set aside
delay. He pointed out that his for that purpose by the developments were willing and anxious ment company. Mr. Hansard
to do all in their power to work | stated that the site could not be
hand in hand with the people of i used for any other purpose, but
this city in all matters pertaining: that if the city did not wish to
to the growth of the city. ! build the city hall there it made
After considerable discussion | no difference to the development
which lead nowhere Aid. Eagel' company.
Commencing June 16th, the Herald will be published
on Wednesdays. Special attention will be paid all matters
of local interest. A live news-service will furnish all the
leading war news and events of world interest. The Herald
is the oldest established paper in the Fort George district
and has the largest local circulation. As a medium for advertisers it will prove a " Business-getter." The subscription price for a short time will be reduced to One Dollar
per year.   Make the Herald your home paper.
"That the station site question
be laid over until such time as the
representatives of the G. T. P. Rail
way Company and the G. T. P. Development Company place before
the mayor and council an agreement
stating just what the G. T. P. Railway Company and the G. T. P.
Development Company are prepared to do for the city."
This motion, which was in the
form of an amendment, was
seconded by Aid, Ruggies, The
meeting was adjourned until
Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
The temporary city hall was
packed to the doors, and many
crowded around the building
when the meeting was called to
order Tuesday evening,
Considerable tension was
noticeable among the members
of the board. The mayor's threat
to resign was hanging over the
heads of the council, and all city
work had been suspended pending a settlement of the council's
After much apparently useless
discussion the matter ended by
the passing of the resolution asking tiie railway commissioners to
instruct the G. T. P. Railway Co.
to build their station at the foot
of George Street. The mayor
s-.atedjhis intention of vetoing the
bill, and thus the matter stands-
still Unsettled.
During the discussion, Mr,
Hansard was asked by one of
the aldermen what possible
j weight the city council's endorse-
i ment of a depot site would have
i with the railway commission.
j .Vlr. Hansard replied that he was
i of opinion that if the mayor and
council of Prince George ask that
the station be placed at the foot
of George Street, they, the commissioners, will change their ruling and grant the wishes of the
The council of Prince George
have passed a resolution to this
effect, and it now remains to be
(Om'.inuec; o   page 4) NORMAN ti. WESUY. PmUmL
J.   I.   QIIINN.  Ml.   |i«  Ullfeleie
FRIDAY,   JUNE  4th,   1915.
affected by conditions arising out late of South Fort George, this,
of the war.   In a new and unde- district loses one of its earliest1
death in Toronto.
_s s„. „_..   s„..„_„_.._   ,        Mr. Kennedy spent the greater
veloped country like this section and most prominent  residents,  part of his life in lhe Cariboo
of our dominion it is absolutely "Billy " Kennedy came to Fort district.   For some years he was
THE SPIRIT  OF PROGRESS. I necessary that we have ample j George in 1909 and opened a gen-; in  business in  Barkerville, and
 • funds for development work be-;eral store for Wm. Blair & Co.,'for six years past had been a
If chewing on the bone of con-1 fore the district can prosper/in what soon after became South resident of this district. Mr.
tention ever leads to results we,'With money being called for for;Fort George. Mr. Kennedy was Kennedy was a young man, be-
will surely soon have a settlement! more pressing needs it is but; a member of the firm and was in jng but 38 years of age. Billy
of the distressingly absurd sta- natural that the new districts re- \ charge of the large business done Kennedy had a host of friends
tion-site question. The little ceive a temporary setback. This, | by the company for considerable all through this country who will
town of McBride, a town of sec- happily, will be of short duration; time, in fact, until failing health miss him greatly. Deepest sym-
ondary importance when com- and conditions are already chang-j forced his retirement. The first pathy is extended his wife in her
nee George, has a: ing for the better.    A city pay-j store the firm erected was a log sad bereavement.
roll  has been established, and! structure on the first bench above 	
'the Fraser River near the 0|d     Another old-time Cariboo resi-
anci an iorms oi insurance.
pared with Pri  	
good  railway  depot.    Prince     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
George has to be content with a! with the completion of the mayor j tne rraser Kiver near
structure   whieh   looks  like   a and council's plans for civic bet-1saw-mill.   When the new town!
second-hand warehouse. Faction-1 terment considerable money will i of South  Fort George was sur-
' be circulated locally which will veyed this store was
stimulate business  and  benefit!oft' the street,  and a
Instances of actual  want are
rare in Prince George and its
vicinity.   Starvation is unknown,
al fights have been waged hotl.\
and bitterly in this district foi
the past five years, and it would
seem that if civic progress is to
be made it is high time that matters of public interest should be
settled without so much bitterness.   The depot question, like
the poor,  seems doomed to be
ever with us.   Is the settlement
of the depot question  the sole
salvation of Prince George ?   It
would appear so judging by the
prominent place the matter has
taken in the minds of the people
for the  past  year.    The  new
council is  as a  house  divided
against itself, at a time when all
should  be pulling together in
order to facilitate matters pertaining to local  improvements,
Considerable personal feeling is
in evidence at the meetings of
the local aldermanic board,  This
should not be.   Naturally men in
office cannot be all of an undivided opinion, but it should be remembered  that   aldermen   are
elected by the people to serve
the best interests of the people,
and it is their duty to so fit themselves, in so far as knowledge of
important civic affairs is concerned, that they are in a position to
expeditiously dispose of matters
of importance when they come
up for consideration.
Equivocation means unpre-
paredness, unpreparedness suggests incompetence or neglect,
which in turn leads to the maladministration of municipal affairs. Civic government is a
matter for deep study. The
people of this city have shown
their respect for and their faith
in the ability of the new mayor
and council by electing them to
office. His Worship Mayor Gillett,
is a man of large business experience and knowledge of city
government. The members of
the council are men who have
made a success of business undertakings in this new city during
a period of hitherto unequalled
financial depression, and all are
well fitted for their positions.
Prince (leorge is setting out upon
her career as a self-governing
city, and harmony on the council
board and the patient assistance
of the electors are prime essentials to progress.
times, still we have much to be
thankful for and should rest assured that our lot is a comparatively easy one.
A year ago Prince George did
not exist. A year hence we will,
despite adverse conditions, have
a city considerably in advance of
our city of today. Well-graded
streets will be found and efficient
systems of fire and police protection will be provided, as well as a
waterworks system, The steel
for a new railroad will be laid
within a short time. Looking
back from a time a few years
hence the wonder will be that we
overcame such obstacles and
grew so rapidly.
Fishing Party Visits
Six Mile Lake.
dent passed awav recently,  in
found to be "ie Pei"s°nof .Mrs. MacNaughton-
fine new Manson, whose death occured in
frame building was erected, ''os Angeles lately. Mrs. Manson
which was enlarged considerably was for years a prominent citizen
as business demanded it. When °f Quesnel. She was the wife of
the new store was opened for °ne of the earliest Hudson's Bay
and although everyone cries hard j business the firm's  name   was Company   factors  stationed   at
changed to Kennedy, Blair & Co. 'Quesnel, and of late years the
and for several years, during the Manson Ranch near Quesnel redevelopment  and railroad   con-1 ceived considerable of her time,
struction rush, a tremendous bus- 'F°r years Mrs.  Manson lived in
iness was done.   As  much  as' Vancouver,  where she took an
several hundred thousand dollars! active part in women's work in
worth of stock were at one time, that city,   Her interest in thei
in the hands of the firm.    In Canadian Club, The Daughters!
their mammoth store in South °f the Empire,  the Pioneer As-
Fort  (leorge,  the  firm  carries sociation   and   all   good   public j
perhaps the largest stock of gen-; W01"k was well known.   She was j
eral merchandise in the district, president   of   the    Vancouver
handling both wholesale and re-' Women's Press Club. Mrs. Man-
tail business, son was the author of a charming
Failing health forced Mr. Ken- book,   "Overland  to  Cariboo." j
nedy's   retirement  three  years. She was a woman  of marked I
ago.   After undergoing an oper- i personality,   genial   disposition i
ation in Toronto for  intestinal, and public spirit,  and  will be j
trouble  Mr.  Kennedy  and   his much missed by a large circle of
wife   returned  to  South   Fort Wends.   Mrs. Manson was the;
George,   where   Mr.   Kennedy j wife of Mr. W. Manson of thisj
formed a connection with the B. [ city, the well-known representa
C. Express Co.   For some time tive of the Dominion Lndian De
he enjoyed better health and was! partment.
N. H. Wesley,
Phone  103.
Special   Bargains  in  MILLAR  PROPERTY  to
People who wish to build.
Garden Tracts within one mile of
town at attractive prices.
Never before in the history of
civilization has the world known
such universal unrest. Never before have suffering and sorrow
been so widespread.   No part of
the world is immune  from the
blighting effects of the barbaric
holocaust which has its turbulent
centre in the so-called civilized
countries  of   Central   Europe.
Creative evolution is apparently
set aside  in the face of such
wholesale destruction.   With the
participation of the United States
in the world war more than a
mere probability, conditions are
reaching a state when even great- J
er destruction will take place, or|
else the overwhelming odds will
ehd the struggle quickly.   The!
continued   augmenting   of   the'
allied forces battling against the
Teutonic races, coupled with the
present attitude of the United
States and the principal neutral j
nations of Europe,  predicts the1
near approach of a world-police,
which will have power enough to,
About thirty-five citizens of the
Georges spent lust Sunday at Six
Mile Lake, camping and fishing.
Judging from the popularity of the
lake as u fishing resort and the great
number of lish taken from it, it
would seem that the supply of trout
would soun bu sadly depleted, However, the catches seam lo be as large
as ever. In addition to the local
visitors to the lake—people who, as
a rule, spend only part of a day-
there are a great many foreigners
camped along the shores of the lake.'.
.Some of these men arc illicitly fishing with a net. This practice should
be stopped, or. despite the great
supply of fish in the lake, there will
soon be few left.
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.
The man who lacks principle
can't hope to attract interest.
A fellow has to be something
of a sprinter to keep pace with
his good intentions.
Diversion and Use.
TAKE NOTICE that Jamea H. Bran-
ham, whose address is Hudson's Hope,
B.C., will apply for a licence to take
and use 8 cubic feet per second of water
out of Quartz Creek, which flows north
and drains into Peace River about 10
miles below Findlay Junction.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about 4 miles from
Peace River and about 4500 feet south
from the northeast corner of the "Dan
Patch" mineral claim and will be used
for mining purposes upon the mine described as "Dan Patch" and other
mineral claims grouped therewith.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 27th day of April, 1915. A copy
of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water Acl,
1914," will be filed in thc office of the
Water Recorder at Fort George, B C.
Objections to the application may be
filed with the said Water Recorder or
with the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.,
within thirty days after the first appearance of this notice in a local newspaper. JAMES H. BA.HAM,
Hy D. P, M. Perkins, Agent,
South Fort George, B.C.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is May 28th, 1915.
Clean, Bright, Well
Furnished Rooms
Centrally Located.
Reduced Rates to Permanent Guests.
Men. . .
Model Cabins,
Motor, Sail and
Row Boats, and tbe
Finest Fishing in
British Columbia.
Why go to California
to recuperate, when
you can go to
Stuart Lake
the Summer Resort of
the North ?
I have just returned from there and can tell
you all about it — Come in and see me.
Norman H. Wesley,
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 ralei on application
Bent of wine a.
Liquors utul cigara
Albert Johnson, prop.
PHONE   103.
Express Carried on Steamer B. X.
I. MeLEOD, Agent
South Fort George,
Special Prices
North Coast Land Co., Ltd..
Phone 15. PRINCE  GEORGE, B.C.
L. R. WALKER, General Asent.
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.
King George Hotel,
E.    E.    l'MAIR
Modern and up-to-date in every respect.
Entire building Steam Heated.   Hot and
Cold Water in Rooms. Public and Private
estimates cheerfully given.
Phone 57. ncc (Jeorge won the second
e game of the season last
■ iay from the Cache-G. T. P,
•-|i, by the score of 5 runs to 4.
Neither team has been hurt by
too much practice, and a better
brand of ball would be served up
if regular practice nights were
set and the players secured a
good workout during the week.
Owing to the fact that I'rince
(Jeorge has as yet no recreation
grounds, it is a little difficult for
all the players to atterd the
week-night practices, the Cache
grounds being rather remote.
However, some effort should be
made to secure grounds suitable
for the purpose, within the city
The I'rince boys secured a lead
early in the game, which the
railroaders were unable to overcome, despite their best efTorts.
Milne, for Prince, and Latta for
the Cache, both pitched good ball
though each was touched for 10
hits. Most of these were well
placed. The Cache players showed better form than the city boys,
present, and there is consider-. Some of the largest Canadian
able material here with which ; steamers in the Great Lakes trade
to build up strong teams. Hockey ■ are being turned into ocean car-
football, baseball, lacrosse, bas-jriers this summer and will ply
ketball, and tennis, have all been | between Montreal and England
supported in the past and many | with cargoes of grain and flour,
followers and lovers of the differ
ent sports are scattered about the
At present there is not a single
place where the young men of
this city can gather together, in
a wholesome atmosphere, and engage in beneficial athletic games,
or spend an evening on a gymnasium floor, or in a well-stocked
reading room. Owing to present
conditions, despite tho general
desire to assist, it is difficult to
make headway in an affair of
this kind, but it is to be hoped
that now the matter has been
brought up some effort will be
made to provide Prince George
with a Y. M. C. A. or some
other athletic association.
When (''eneralJoffre is travelling from point to point on the
hundreds of miles of battle line
under his direction, he does most
of his sleeping in his motor car.
While he travels at night, seldom
making less than 40 miles per
hour, he sleeps soundly, it being
stated that he finds the motor,
even at high speed, more comfortable than a camp bed.
Twenty-eight million buttons
for the British army were recently ordered in Canada. Canadian factories are producing
equipment for the]French, Russian and Belgian armies, as well
as for the British.
At a recent meeting of the
mayor and council the matter of
the appointment of new city
officers was taken up. A large
number of applications, mostly
from local men, occupied several
hours of the committee's time,
and after careful consideration of
each and every application the
following appointments were
made: City Clerk - Edgar Childs,
City Solicitor - P. E. Wilson,
City Fire-Chief - E. B. London,
City Assessor and Collector (temporary) H. A. Carney, City Foreman - Mel. Irwin. All the new
appointees are local men, who
have been in this district for
considerable time, and each man
is well fitted for the position a>
signed him.
Takes Enemy Aliens
From Island Mines.
making fewer errors, but, luck, ^_____________________________________§wmmm
breaking against them, they were j    An announcement of very great
forced to take the short end of j importance to  the coal mining
the score.   Latta had 14 strike-1 communities is made by the Hon
nuts to his credit, though some j W. ,1
The use of gas in warfare by
the d'ermans was only to be expected after gaining several
The annual intoxicating drink
ui.o .sit,,.! hi" in England is approximately
Rnw.pv   a'unrnpv ""irpn.val I $685,000, and the total for Eng-
outs to Ins crecur, inougii suinej ". «. dowsli, attorney-geneiai, r    '.'.    .      , a..A  ._
thPm must be attributed to the to the effect that,  after  some 'and, Ireland and Scotland ap-
fflSST effort,  he had succeeded in in- Primates $833,000,000.     The
| during the Dominion Government; money spent on intoxtcat.ng h-
Followmg h lhe L.ne-up and Score:      L    ^^ tQ the interment of!quors in the United Kmgdom in
Phince George t-Ledger If, Macleod;       en       a]iens                         j one year would pay Britain s war
2b, Smith c, McGuire ss, Stunon cf,:          ■   '               '                    bills for over two months,
(iaunitz rf, Hartford lb, Walker lib, ; Coal mines at   Laclysmitn, _OUtn j 	
Miine p   ' i Wellington, Nanaimo and Cum-i
Cache - G. T. P. -Macleod c, Welch j berland. 1he inventor seldom profits by
' rf, Wilson 2b, Latta p, Peterson lb, j    For some ^m^ Mr_ Bowser has j his production.   The Chinese in-
The pathway to power calls for
everlasting vigilance, the end
that your own natural weak tendencies may be overcome by
never yielding to their solicitations.
First impressions may be all
right in buying a horse, choosing
a wife or selecting a friend, but
many a diamond in the rough is
hidden under an uninviting exterior.
Hemphill If,   Hawkins cf,  Johnson!
lib, Lavalle ps
Prince George  -
Cache - G, T. P. -
had the matter under considera- vented gunpowder.
tion   with   the   local    military
authorities, Col. Ogilvie, D.C.O., lt is estimated that between
and Maior Kidgway-Wilson, in.: 250 and 300 miles of khaki cloth
ternment officer for British Col-! and its substitutes are being
umbia, and, besides, has been inwoven every week in Great Brit-
communication with the Minister Jain for clothing for the British
of Justice at Ottawa.   Recently | a™y.   One mill alone produces
Prince George faces its second
summer without any recreation
LM'ounds,  and no plans lor tne VJ uuomms ut ve,iUI.u.   "--«'""j i      - . .   ,        . .
securing and maintenance of a j he received from the Hon. C J. j forty mlles of cloth weekly-
proper  recreation   park  are in ; Doherty consent to the arrange-'
■irlpnce At p'-esent all athletic ;ment which had been proposed. ! One thousand tons of money,
™ are played on the ball-! The exact number of men who approximately $121,000.000, were
groundsat the Cache. Neither|.will be affeeted by this order is|recently moved from the old to
in   South   Fort   George,   Fort
Ambition is the yeast that
causes a man to rise to the occasion.
Armstrong and Ellis Block,
Prince George.
British Columbia
Land Surveyor,
Post Building -  - Prince Georqe.
Representing Gore & McGregor. Ltd.
Oeorge, nor in I'rince George has
there ever been anything in the
way of government assistance
for recreation purposes. On account of the unsettled state of
affairs which has existed in this
district up to this, time it has
been rather difficult to undertake
anything definite in the way of
securing a satisfactory recreation
park. However, with the incorporation of Prince George and
the definite settlement of the
city's boundaries, there seems to
be no reason why this matter
should not be promptly attended j
to. Doubtlessly the new admin-'
istratio. has the matter in mind
and some definite arrangement
will be made soon.
 .  ——^^^^^^^^^^ Prince George Post Building,
the new sub-treasury building in 'George Street -  Prince George, B.C
not at present ascertainable, but i
it will be considerable, for there \the Clty of San Francisco
are a number of Germans and!
Austrians employed in each of!    Kansas  c,aims  to  be savinp
the  coal  mines  on  Vancouver!*25.000."00 a year b? Proh,b'-
Island.   It is intended to take: tion.   Which only goes to show
them to Victoria and for a time! what an awful drinker Kansas
intern them in quarters at the;must have bef^_
Provincial jail on Wilkinson Road. ,     ,,„,..
On the tilting deck of the Lusi-
One of the difficulties which
tania   Charles  Frohman's   last
Prince George in
Need of a Y. MX A.
■ i .. *ilt       'Lama _/lionca     a ii/iiiuuii  u       .-~*
Mnlowser experienced when he :.nown wordg ^ „Why fear
first took the matter up with the It js the most beautjfu,
military authorities was theques-    ,     ,      ,,,,.,     •„„ ,„ ,,
, , ,.        T '      ; adventure that life gives us.
tion of accommodation.   It was j 	
pointed out to him that the in-!
ternment quarters at Nanaimo:
and Vernon are already full. I
Thereupon he hit upon the expedient of temporarily utilizing)
the unused portion of the new
A meeting of a tentative nature
was  held  recently   by  several
voting business men of the city
for the purpose of  suggesting
plans for the founding of some
kind of an athletic club,   lt was
at first suggested that the business men of the district should
be approached regarding donating lumber, hardware, plaster,
electric fixtures, etc., necessary
for the construction of a club-
building and gymnasium combined.   Several unemployed men
have offered their services free
of charge for construction purposes, and all to whom the matter has been mentioned havo been
highly in favor .of the idea.   The
main difficulty seems at present
to be the obtaining of a small
amount of cash necessary for the
commencing of the building and
the paying of incidental expenses.   It has also been suggested,
and the idea is an excellent one,
that the Young Men's Christian
Association   b e   communicated
with in order to try and interest
them in the work here,   Prince
George would undoubtedly support a local Y. M, C, A., and
The latest (lerman munition of
war is a bomb filled with some
liquid which is ignited when the
bomb explodes,    Fire is spread
., ,       ..        „ „. in   every direction.     Mephisto
the unused portion ot tlie new i   . , ,     ,      . . .       ,
u     ......     ,,,.,,.        D    , might get a few pointers from
Provincial jail on Wilkinson Road L    „
and this has been agreed to.
Later the men will be removed
to Vernon.
Aside from removing the menace to the peace of the community which existed from the fact
of the presence in British communities of a considerable number ot enemy aliens,  it is felt]
that the arrangement will work
materially to the advantage of,
the white workingmen. as places!
will now be found for those of
their number who may care to go
to work in the mines.
Dominion and B. C. Land Surveyors,
Surveys of Lands, Mines, Townsites,
Timber Limits, etc.
Fort George. B. C.
Hammond Street
F. P. Burden. Mgr.
Nelson, B. C.
165, Ward Street
A. H. Green, Mgr.
Victoria, B. C.
114. Pemberton Bldg.
F. C. Green. Mgr.
New Hazelton. B. C.
B. C. Affleck, Mgr.
Victoria Hotel
(Formerly Grand Union)
Third Street     -     South Fort George
Hot ind Cold Water Baths
F.C. BURCH       •      •        Proprietor
P. BURNS & CO. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in all Kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats.
"Slim," the famous canine
mascot of Boehner's pool-room,
is slightly indisposed these days.
Slim is suffering from a case of j
too much bull. The bull came in
the shape of a particularly ag-:
gressive specimen of that breed'
of dog, and Slim was about to
take the count when rescued. If
such peace-loving residents as
Slim are to be subjected to violent
onslaughts it would be well to
have his enemy put out of business or properly confined. Anyway, Slim is a Russian and should
be protected.
Singing our own praises seldom
gets us an encore.
The open mind is the precursor
of progress.
South Fort George  :: Prince George :: Central Fort George
Phone 36 Fhons T »•■• II
Highest Prices Paid for Hides and Live Stock
Fort forge Hardware Co.
Sheet Metal.   Furnaces a Specialty.
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
ruuiica  No. i2 PRINCE OEOROE.
for COAL or WOOD
of .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, Pro.
c. e. Mclaughlin, s«_ti.
Danforth & Mclnnis,
Get Our Estimates Free of Charge        II        Job Work Neatly and Promptly Executed
phoni at
fS   G. T. P. R.   fg
Edmonton - Prince George
Prince Rupert
No. 1
West Bound
Leave Edmonton Tuesdays and Fridays 10-35 p.m.
i— Arrive Prince George Wednesdays & Saturdays 8 00 p.m.
Leave    ,, ,, ,, „ 8-15 ,,
Arrive Prince Rupert Thursdays and Sundays 6-30 p.m.
No. 2 Leave Prince Rupert Wednesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m.
East Bound- Arrive Prince George Thursdays and Sundays 8-30 a.m.
Leave    ,. ,, ,, „        8-45  ,,
Arrive Edmonton Fridays and Mondays 8-00 a.m.
Our Agents will be pleased to furnish any
information desired.
Travel via the
District Passenger Agent.
Winnipeg. Man,
Automobiles for hire.
Machinery Repaired.    Skates Sharpened.
Lathe Work.
South Fort Qeorge.
Launches Overhauled and Repaired.  Storage.
Gasoline Oils and Accessories.
Phone 57. and W. Starritt, all well-known residents of this districl, left recently on
a trip through the Mississippi States.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Matheson are
moving over from South Fort George,
und will in the future be residential
as well as business citizens of Prince
Miss Ella Keefe has just returned
from a feur months' holiday.   During
ity of the Nechaco valley, will hold P^nce George this week on his wa>
,   ,        ,, „ .    . „ Is.   T....1 ee, .r       _..• -.
a celebration on Dominion Day.
A serious fire occurred yesterday in
the town of Hope, on the main line of
the C.P.R.    Pull details have not yet „. wl_,
reached here, but from thc meagre Mr. Elliott's return was for the pur-
information at hand it is feared that! pose of taking up mining ground on
the  town   has   experienced   a  severe \ Antler    Creek    for    hydraulic    and
dredging purposes, but on   reaching
Prince   George    he   found  that   the
to Barkerville. Mr. Elliott, whe> made
a stake in gold mining, left here
eighteen years ago and has spent the
greater part of his time since in Winnipeg, where he has large interes
3IiS_»l'01e3   Ut'   \-yt2\t.  ttsss.ss.t
home city of Rossland, and   severa
Southern  British  Columbia cities
Coal mining rights of the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
North-West Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of
twenty-one years at an annual rental
of .1 an acre. Not more than 2,5001
acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application for a   lease   must   be
made by the applicant in person   to
Sub-Agent of the  dis-
the rights applied for j
. -. , ., *........      v,^..|,^      ,„■      eeeieeni    llial    ine I eee.eeei-   eej    Leec
__!____■    M_MHH__HMM_H      .  "I     1:i   'be'   recent     Nanaimo    disaster ,„,,  ,,, .,., i _ ■    tin.   \e>..nt  nr
her absence she vis ted Ca garv, herL,. i       t n    t       t   ,        ■ .■ fi'ound he had in  view has   already\}ne *pm\?\
. , n    ,    ,       ,    •'     , twelve °° "le twenty-two victims were k„„n s^ . .     , ./trict in which
h__,_ „,i„ „j   n i i   ....1   ... .ii 4 I neen i.ihen up and has been recently i .,,.„ L.:(,,.,i.„i
married men.    One woman lost both i...,i.j f„ 5,.„  .. ,,    ,     ,        -'are situated.
her husband ■ind son The dama_e ■ • °' the lleacl of !,l ,n surveyed territory the land must
nei nusband and so"- lhe d»fa8« mining syndicate, who have at pres- be described by sections, or legal sub
to the nunc was not heavy, an" et well'     .   .        .    . '       •■ .. . ■ .   -  .. .   . "	
not be necessary to stop min
A meeting of the Prince George
Baseball Club will be held this evening at the King George Hotel for
the purpose of considering an invitation to the Hazelton team to play here
July 4th, and also for the purpose of
arranging for the expenses of the
visitors. A full attendance is requested by the management.
ho H-iirnirpI l00,'e' tno lleatl   of  !ll    '" surveyed territory the land must
rf ■!.ij I mmmR syndicate, who have at pres-1 be described by sections, or legal sub-
and it will !ent; tW(J   Coring   machines   workirife  divisions of sections, and  in  unsur-
ining oper- Mr> M        h       , working'^yed territory the tract applied for
L _»■_ st ■ ■ .     'Hshull be staked out by the applicant
While you trip the light fantastic
tonight, to the strains of the excellent
music invariably furnished by Kerr's
orchestra, do not forget the boys in
whose honor the dance you are enjoying was arranged. While we have
been greatly disappointed in not having them as our guests yesterday and
today, we have to remember that our
loss is the nation's gain.
Houser Bros., who made the recent
placer gold strike on Whisky Flat,
Antler Creek, are native sons of Cariboo. These men were born in Barkerville nearly thirty years ago, but have
never seen a railway, a street car or
a brick house. If things materialize
a.s they anticipate it is their intention
to tuke a trip around the world, which
will undoubtedly prove a revelation to
men born and reared several hundred
miles from a railway.
The shell committee has placed an
order in Vancouver for 50,000 shells.
„„.. ,, . . -- "jshall be staked out by the applicant
options on other mining properties in himself.
the same section, with the intention     Each application must be aceompa-
of prosecuting work vigorously dur- ■ nied by a fee of $5 which will be re-
ing the coming summer ! funded if the rights applied for  are
tat.   vn- ss       s.      A-    ■ not available, but not otherwise.    A
Mi. Elliott continued his journey to royalty shall be paid on the merchant-
Barkeryille and will look over   other!able output of the mine at the rate of
properties in that district, at the same ',ive cents per ton.
time  visiting old   friends     He    was'    The    pel'son   °PeratillK   the   mine
m.i,._ !_,«>_»„_ .. ._ ,i ,   . shall  furnish the Agent with sworn
mucn impressed with the Great cvm. ,e     . ,.-      *     .u    ,* e, *
. ' ""= gieui, Lnange returns accounting for the full quan-
lerouglit  about  by   railway   develop- tity of merchantable coal mined  and
ment in this section of the country!P8^ "u> ''°ya'ty thereon.   If the coal;
mining rights are not being operated,
such returns should be furnished   at
and predicts wonderful progress in
placer mining, agriculture and lum
boring in the immediate future.
_        , ,   . .,, .     ! will be lyddite, or what is commonly
Second  street  is rapidly assuming . ,   l. . ,    .        ,   ,,      m,
,, , ,"  ., ,   ! termed   high   explosive   shells.    The
the appearance of a   real   thorough-    ...... .   ,., ,
••barging    ol    these    projectiles    of
instead of 30,000 as first rumored, and | GEORGE STREET DEPOT SITE
these shells will not be shrapnel, but
und j
course will not be done here; in fact
fare.    Large  quantities of dirt
gravel have been removed and  i .;"'ju ,, ■•■■_I_—__
, , _, , .. ..the only work on the shells    to    be
road opened up.    The completwn   oi ,,,,.,, .,, ,      , .   ,
__-,   ,  ,., ,. , ,     .     handled in Vancouver will be strictly
Corbett s  new  livery  barn  ana    the        ,. ,      _,, _ '
... . ,, , .     .machine  work.    The  \ancouver  En-
opening for business ol the new John-1
son  building will   give Second street
the start needed to make of it :-. isal
business street.
gineering Works is handling the arrangements for this big order, which
is worth $250,000 outside of material
and equipment, and part of the work
will be given out to various machine
shops in Vancouver and New Westminster.
A bad  fire occurred  in Vaneouver
Mr. C. E. Gaskill, who was nominated on the Liberal ticket to contest
this riding in the coming provincial
election, has returned from a trip in
connection with the convention whichi      ,    „r ,   " ii -««■».
..        ,       uei'Ai      iu t     early  Wednesday  morning, the total
was to have been held in Ashcroft for',     ' ' .?'
.. , ,■ .■ I loss being $200,000.    While racing to
the purpose of nominating a  candi- . .  ,    ,,       """^••"•eeeK
j s   s . ,l   r m      i       ,    •    'he scene of the blaze two fire-wagons
dnte to represent the Liberal party in     ....  ,    , .,,. „      ""' ™°S""B
.u s n     • ■       i   ,-        en. Icollided,  ku ing  one  fireman,  fatallv
the next Dominion election.   The con ; ..' ,,       '"=>""■",  '«'»"J
.- .        i       , ii    .       i wounding     another    and    seriouslv
veution was postponed and Mr. Gas-e ,.      » , ot.i.,i__je
,'ii .i   . ■ •,, i   ! wounding four others.    The fire was
kill says that no nomination will be .   f "'-'"-'■■'•    sm: mt  »js
j       ,.,    r.     ,t ■    ■ i    i       one ol the worst experienced in Van-
made until after the provincial elec- . , v   «=uv.<;u       t.tn
tion couver in a   long   time.    Vancouver
j has one of the best fire departments
least once a year.   ,—|—h^^^bi^™™
The lease will include the conl mining rights only, but the lessee may
he permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of
the mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre.
For full information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid
^ I to be found anywhere and it is sel
L | dom that a disastrous fire takes place.
A writ has been filed in the Supreme
Court by Mr. A. B. Creagh on behalf
of Charles B. Mattson, claiming $5000
,    •-        . .    I from Foley, Welch & Stewart and A.
date  for  the  forthcoming  Dominion ■      Qi,mhi. & Qo    m,Mj.on ^   .^
election.    Mr.  Hamilton,  who   is  to|jured recently wWh wo].king f(ff t,,e
Mr. A. G. Hamilton is at presen
visiting in Vancouver and Victoria
He attended the Conservative convention held recently at Kamloops foi
the  purpose of nominating  a candi-
(Continued from page 1)
seen what will come of the mayor's veto. The summer months
are passing. Large crowds of
people will pass through Prince
(leorge this summer en route to
San Francisco and other points
on the Pacific Coast. The Fort
George country has been adver-i   Thc citizcns of south Fort George
tised to the ends  Of  the   world, I will  take notice that any refuse   or
j   „ i    ,r •   i    ,i    ,        j manure is to be hauled to the new
and many people think that wa dumping Rround bev0nd the cemetery,
already have here a fine substan-j west of South Fort George, as the
s-i .ts,, old ground has been taken over by the
ual Clly- . I city of Prince George.
They will   change   their views!    All    scavenger    work    outside    of:
when thev see our railway sta-1 PrilK'e Ge0,'K'e limits is t0 be done 1>y:
wuen m_i   see  out   uuiv\a> Sta   lh(, g0Vel.nrflent scavenger.
tion. If this matter is not settled By order,
soon we will witness the absurd j ^SaniteSBector.
sight  oi   builders struggling i^^^^^^^^-^^^
against adverse building condi- f
tions next fall and winter in an
effort to give us satisfactory depot
contest this district on the Consorva
tive ticket, had a large number    of
proxies from the different ridings of]    „ , .,,.,,,
.,.,   . „,, , rrom reports received by the Hon.
this  electorate.    These  were  instru-1 „,  n   n      .,        ,, .,   , ,,
... . .        „  .     .     W. R. Ross it would appear that there
mental in nominating Mr. J. T. Robin- . ,. ..    .    ,,    ,     ,    .
, ..     , ,.     ,, . ,,     .     is more activity m the lumbering in-
son of Kamloops for the next Domin-   ,   ,       ... ...      .,
 , _' .... dustry at the present time than many
| people realize.
ion election campaign.
Don't forget the dance tonight   in
the Ritts-Kifer hall.    Although    de-
- ini'inur nas been shipped by the G. T.
prived of the pleasure of seeing  the; p _ while at M(.Bri(ie work has  been
lOCnl    laCrOSSe    teiim    IH    Hi-Inn    nere.ee,.:
At Tete Jaune Cache a considerable
quantity of special piling for Port
Arthur has been shipped by the G. T.
local lacrosse team in action against
the Queue! boys, the big dance which
was arranged in honor of the expect
ed visitors will be held tonight, ant
the proceeds will be devoted to the
maintenance    of   the Prince George
done on a provisional contract for
40,000 ties, of which only 5000 were
delivered owing to the short winter.
Thc Upper Fraser Lumber Company at Dome Creek has received
n^^^^nHH^M^^^^^Ml^^Hf | some machinery fur the mill. The
Lacrosse Club. As previously men- :a(lvelll of mills in this distl.iet win
tioned, the recruiting officer is to provide jhe settle,.s alon(, tne ,.ive].
blame for our disappointment. Forty-, with ., ma,.ket foi. much tim|)el. th.„
two recruits left Quesnel recently for\voul(i otherwise be burnt in land-
training quarters, and nearly all the clearing operations.
members of the  lacrosse  team    an-J 	
swercd the cull to arms. The caBe of the natui.ttijzed German
  or Austrian in this country was de-
A recent issue of a Victoria paper fcnded by Ml.. H. II. Stevens, speak-
shows a fine photograph of a large |i|lg. to the Ward Three Conservative
group of officers who will shortly club in Cambridge Hall, Vancouver,
leave for the front. The group in- recently. Ho said that having given
eludes Lieutenant P. A. Landry, Lieu- such pel.sons the pl.jvileKe of British
tenant J. P. Campbell and Major J. citizenship, Canada could not intern
H. Templeton, all well known In thiB them and retain its self-respect among
district  as  memborso f the  firm  °f nations
Gore & McGregor. If actual experi-j 0n ,he other hand, said Mr. Stcv-
ence battling against the element, j enS) no man hlld a rlght lo mak(, it
and the discouraging vicissitudes of ieagier) flnanc|ally or otherwise, for an
rioneer survey work will prove oflenemy of the country< Sucn a man
benefit to soldiers in fitting-them for1
the privations to be met with at the, year
front, then this trio of new Canadian Stevens said he had received a large
officers is well prepared for the ob-|num|)el. „f complaints about persons
stacles they will encounter. Prince who turned out not to be Germans at
George District is proud of the men U peop]e Be(imcd to think that
fhe has sent and is sending   to   the every man with a foreign accent must
be a German.     Some Germans   who
" had  been   naturalized for forty years
The first train east, to be operated ■ and  who wcre ag patriotic to Great
according to the new schedule recentr Britain1 as any   British-born   person
ly announced, will leave Prince George WC1.0   be|ng   pestered by unthinking
next Thursday,    With the Inaugura- ponons he said,
tioif of the new service the city will     ,,,, called attention to the acts of
have three trainB und mails each way|lhe Germans which would stump their
every week.   Trams will arrive hai-e impression  upon  the world  for   100
from the eart every Tuesday, Thurs- ycarSi ,)Ut ,lt ,h(, Bamo tjmc miona
day und Sunday at 8 p.m.   Trains wou]d judge the British empire by its
from the west will arrive every Tues- acyonBi    jf the act was a good o.ie,
day, Friday and Sunday at 8:30 a.m. the national standards would he cle-
'Jbis will provide the most satisfttc-1vated |n the eyos of the world; if not,
lory   train   and    mail   service   that it would  Dring jts  inevitable recom
1 rince    George    has    ever    enjoyed '
Direct connections will be made
Tiie Panama .News Stands on
Oeorge Street, Prince George, and
lliiiiiiltiin Street, Suutli FortGeorge
have' your Ilium' Newspapers, also
Magazines, Cigars, Cigarettes ami
Snuffs. You will liiul there, too, a
complete line of Stationery. We
are up-to-date in everything.
Tin: Panama  N'ews Co.
Notice to Residents of
South Fort George.
UOODS, Limited, Sells
Golden West Bread.
Golden West Bakery.
Mr. ancl Mrs. X. ('. Jorgensen
arc the proud parents of a (ine baby
boy, born Thursday, May 27th.
Mr. Jorgensen is manager of the
Provincial Agricultural Farm, located within a shorl distanceof Prince
OUR Telegraph Office at Prince
George is now open for bu.iiness.
All telegrams for Prince George
and Central Fort George will po
through this oflice.   Free delivery
between Prince and Central.
| ■	
guilty   of   treason   and   twenty
years would be too little for him. Mr.
Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobaccos, at Wholesale and Retail.
Stationery, Magazines, Newspapers, Confections, and
Toilet Article!s.
Fort George Drug Co., Ltd.
Laselle Avenue, South Fort George. George Street, Prince George.
Irince Rupert with the Grand Trunk Mr. a_d Mrs. "Ted" Marshall were
Pacific .steamships for Vancouver, visitors in town this weelc. Mr Mar-
Victoria and Seattle. Without doubt1 shall was well known here a.s a resi-
therew ill be a heavy traffic over this j dent engineer during recent railway
newest oi transcontinental..) during construction work, lie has since been
June, July und August, the holiday stationed near 160 Mile House on the
months. ] new p, q, e.
The Prince George
<_aa__>_<.--___ ._o__iii_b_.'A-(4._f_
To Any Address
in Canada
$1.00 a Year
■TTHE HERALD is approaching
its fifth birthday and is now
the oldest established newspaper
in the district. It is widely circulated throughout the Cariboo
district. In order to add to its
wide circulation it will be offered
for a limited time only at One
Dollar per year.
The Herald intends to make
a special feature of the news of
our own district, and the city of
Prince George. We want to place
it in every home in New Cariboo,
hence this offer.
Agents Wanted.
Agents can make big money
soliciting subscriptions for The
Herald on the cash commission
basis. The offer is a generous
one, and will be fully explained
to those interested. Call at our
office for particulars.
Office - - George Street


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