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 VOL. 5, NO. 31.
Nechaco River Is Scene of Suicide
On Tuesday, late in the afternoon, a laborer, identified by a
letter found in his coat pocket as
Dan. Chism, committed suicide
by jumping into the Nechaco
Hiver at the head of Central
Avenue, Fort George.
Chism was seen walking down
the long flight of stairs leading
to the railroad grade and the
iiver where he stood for a few
moments gazing into the swiftly
Uowing, icy waters. Then suddenly throwing off his coat and
hat, he leaped into the stream
and was immediately carried
down river by the strong current.
The alarm was at once
given and a number of people
rushed to the scene and along
the river. There being, however, no boat in the vicinity,
tho unfortunate man could not
he reached, and the body disappeared from view.
The police having been notified
at once watched the river lower
down; but the body did not again
j appear on the surface. A search
was then made at various points
down river, and although kept
up diligently and systematically
for two days, proved unsuccessful.
The motive of the suicide can
not definately be ascertained. It
is the opinion of some who saw
him shortly before he took the
fatal leap that unemployment for
some time had made him despondent. This opinion is supported by the fact that a letter
found in the man's coat pocket
on the bank was from a brother
who was complaining of being in
strained circumstances. The letter had been written at Prince
Nothing further is known of
'relatives of the deceased. The
present whereabouts of the one
brother is also unknown beyond
that he is supposed to be somewhere between here and Prince
B. C. Express Company's
Steamer Service For 1915
If the promoters of the John-
sun-Willard heavy-weight championship bout adhere to their an-
nouncemnt to hold the contest on
Easter Day, Aprjl 4th, it will be
the first time that a ring match
of this kind has been held on a
Sunday. Championship bouts in
many classes have been held on
holidays in all parts of America
and Europe, but pugilists and
promoters have heretofore con-
lined their ring activities to days
other than the Sabbath.
Somt question having arisen
a.s to the need of Redistribution
at this time and the going to the
electorate of the province in consequence, the following might
not be out of place at this time
while the question of date is being waited from the Government.
Sir Richard McBride, at a session of the late Legislature on the
second reading of the Redistribution Bill, traced the history of
Parliamentary Representation in
the province.
He said that it might be argued
that to increase the membership
from 42 to 47 at |this time was
unnecessary, but the government
felt that there was every tendency to increase the population of
the province, and that before the
next Redistribution the total
would approximate one million
people in the province. That the
great new north was rapidly developing and there was great
necessity that there should be full
representation in the legislature
of this northern territory.
The first two parliaments of the
province had 25 members, 13 from
tho mainland and 12 from the
Island of Vancouver. This representation continued until June
In the third, fourth, and fifth
parliaments, 25 members were in
the legislature.
In the sixth parliament the
membership was increased to 33,
17 on the mainland and 16 on the
Island, from 1890 to 1894.
From 1894 to 189fi, the seventh
parliament again contained 33
members, 19 from the mainland
und 14 from the Island.
The eighth and ..ninth parliaments from 1898 to 190() and 1900
1902. contained 38 members, 23
from the mainland and 15 from
the Island.
The tenth parliament was elected on a basis of 42 members, 30
on the mainland and 12 on the
Island, which division has continued until the present time.
The present Redistribution is
the first to be based on the report
of an independent Royal Commission consisting of two Judges of
the Supreme Court; The Redistribution is not based on the population, alone, on account of
the varying conditions geographically, allied interests, voting
power and resources.
It is not claimed that the new
Redistribution is in proportion to
the increase of population since
1902, but it is suitable to all the
requirements of the province.
: The idea has been not to so increase the membership as to make
the house unweildy, as to give
fair reprentation to the province
as a whole.
Speaking of the new district
of Fort George the Premier said :
"The boundaries of Cariboo have
been reduced, the district formerly occupied by it being divided
into two, Fort George and Cariboo. Fort George has been sliced
out of Cariboo, the latter being
very much reduced in area. The
district's name, Fort George, is
most appropriate as it perpetuates a name which is now historical, Fort George being the point
from which Simon Fraser left on
his memorable voyage down the
Fraser River in 1808."
At a meeting held Wednesday
night, it was decided to hold a
practise game of foot ball at
Central, Monday afternoon at 3
o'clock (April 5th) to arrange
for the seasons matches between
Prince and the Caledonians. The
Central team will not enter this
year, but as they are the last
winners and holders of the Montgomery Shield, the winners of
the two new clubs now forming
will be awarded the shield from
the present holders. It is hoped
every player will turn out at this
first practise when the dates for
the league games and the number of games to be played will be
The tentative line-up is as follows:
Kerr Finlaison
Nichilson Kelly
Murray, O. Swenerton
Hildhouse Sorby
Braemner Williamson
Ferguson Miller
Sehave Loekhart
Ogston Bartlett
Stewart (A Ier)        Brynolson
Kosa (Jack) Giles, .1. (i.
Smith Nixon
Waldic Baurle, (1.
Shannon Anitell, W,
Shipway   .
It is hoped every player and
foot  ball  fan  will he  present
without fail to participate in the
successful starting of the season.
People who come to high words generally indulge in some low ones.
Mr. Moore, local agent for the
B. 0 Express Co., received a
telegram this week from Wm.
West, general manager at Ashcroft, that the steamer B. X.
would make her usual runs as in
tormer years twice a week botween South Fort George, Quesnel and Soda Creek. Captain
Brown will be in command as
The steamer B. C. Express will
be used as an extra for special
runs and as relief steamer.
Sailings will be resumed just
Turks Break With Germany.
Reported About to Sue For Peace.
as soon as the river is free from
ln addition to a large and
growing freight and express service down river from off the G.
T. P. Railway and from local j
merchants, it is expected that an
important tourist travel will be
served and that the 325 miles of
water and auto route between
[this point and Ashcroft over the
famous old Cariboo Road, with
side trips into the Barkerville
mining country, will appeal to a
I large traveling public.
Telephone & Telegraph First Jitney Service
Co, Moves Main Office!      For The Georges
— j —
The Fort George & Alberta! This week saw the installation
Telephone and Electric Co. Ltd., !0f the first Jitney Auto service
headed by Mr. Chas. Gaskill, the!in the Northern Interior of Brit-
Liberal Candidate for Member,'. , n ,    ,.      ,     ■„ n „
' i ish Columbia, when E. P. Camp-
as manager, are now prepared to I
receive and deliver messages for|bel]- in connection with his gro
Prince George from their new ! eery stores and for the benefit of
offices on Third Ave,, just west j shoppers and pedestrians gener-
of George Street, next to the of-! ally irom South and Central,
ficeof M.C.Wiggins, Real Es. j promoted "The Prince George-
tate and Insurance. This new!South Fort George Auto Route."
move is a great improvement in!Mr. Campbell, always energetic
furnishing to Prince George an (and alive to possibilities, secured
up to date and fast telegraph: control of the big red car of the
and telephone service to outside Northern Hotel and on Wednes-
points.   Mr. Somerton will have day  started  the   service  from
charge of the office and will also
keep in close touch with the office in South. The patrons of
the old Telegraph Company still
find that it serves best many
points of telegraphic communication.   Being connected with all
Prince to South Town which he
has in the meantime extended to
The service is one badly needed, and Mr. Campbell conceived
the idea that by selling tickets
at 24 rides for $3.00 to constant
Cable and  Wireless  Telegraph users and single tickets to tran
Companies, as well as with the^sients,  the route would become
Postal and the Canadian Pacific
Telegraph Service, also the Gov
ernment lines,  it is used exten- the  Rex Theatre in  Prince to
sively by local patrons and is at South and back every half hour,
Athens,—Turkey has broken
with her German advisers and is
about to sue for peace according
to reliable reports received from
Marshal Von Der Goltz has
left the Turkish service for Sofia
and General Liman Von Sanders
has gone to Adrianople.
London,—Shelling of the Dardanelles continues. Reports from
Tenedos says the French transports have landed 2G.U00 men at
Smyrna. Thirty minesweepers
preceded lhe warships into the
Bunes Ayres.—British cruiser
Bristol has captured and taken to
the Falkland Islands the Norwegian steamer Bangor which sailed
from Baltimore, February 4th.
The vessel was charged with violating  neutrality   by   carrying
^popular and be well supported.
The car will run regularly from
the same time the receiving station for messages from many
points throughout the world.
He who stoops to brush an orange or
banana peel from the sidewalk is bent
on doing good.
from 8 a.m. to the close of the
theatres in Prince.
Commutation tickets in connection with both theatres will
be sold entitling the holder to a
ride in both directions and admittance to the theatre at a nom-
Town of Barkerville to be Moved.
Mr. E. P. Campbell, the well-1
known city business man of South
Fort George and Prince George, j
who has just returned from a;
business trip to Quesnel, inform-;
ed the Herald that while there, j
several   large   mining    outfits
passed through on their way to
Barkerville, and that the greatest
mine opperations in the country's
history are now pending.
The town of Barkerville, which
sprung up with the original discovery of gold, is situated in the
bed of William's Creek being thc
most convenient place for miners
to build their cabins.
With the opening up of this
hitherto isolated mining country
with railways, has resulted in attracting capital in a most marked
degree. And as a result of the
high values obtained in the recent
borings, it has been decided to
move the entire town a distance
of about two miles, to a bench
over-looking the valley, and
which will prove to be a much
more suitable site, after which
the entire valley of Williams Crock
will be dredged.
In spite of lhe war depression,
capitalistsareeveron the look-out
with a keen eye for profitable investments, and British capital
which is being diverted to Europe
on account of the war, is losing
a most valuable opportunity.
But the Americans, who are
the shrewdest money makers are
wide awake to the opportunities
which present themselves on account of the Northern Interior of
British Columbia being opened up
by railways, and the dearth of
British capital caused by the war.
But British Columbia shall ever
welcome American capital as well
as American citizens.
The Guigenheims computed
the wealthiest mining corporation
in the world, are large factors in
the development of Barkerville
district, having large holdings on
Antler Creek, William's Creek,
and also on a number of smaller
While a number of minining
companies of less importance are
acquiring holdings preparatory to
installing dredging and hydraulic
We are informed that a plant
costing half a million, will be installed at William's Creek, and
one of about the same size at
Antler Creek, providing the borings are satisfactory. Recently
we were informed that the values
obtained in the bore has exceeded
We therefore look forward to
a busy season in this northern
mining district, as well its a large
output of gold, and although
Fort George is a considerable distance from this mining centre,
there is no reason why we should
not benefit, especially in the outfitting line, this place being the
logical supply point,
coal and provisions destined for
German auxiliary cruiser Kron
I Prinz Willhelm.
London,—Report  states   that
the Italian Government  to-day
j stopped all railway freight traffic
j with Germany by way of Switzerland.   Foreigners  have  also
been advised to leave.
Petrograd.   InOarpathiansand
! points leading to Bartfeld and
! Ussek Pass our actions are developing with perfect success, Not-
j withstanding enenmy's stubborn
resistence and series of counter
attacks, we again carried some
fortified positions on heights and
| captured 76 officers and 5,384 men
! five guns, 21 machine guns and
one trench mortar.   A  detach-
| ment of enemy is advancing from
! Czernowitz.
inal sum. Those wishing to trade
in Prince during the day will get
a round trip ride for two bits,
will also be enabled to shop or call
at their .leisure and return to!
their homes every half hour.
Without doubt the new Jitney
will prove successful and attractive to both operator and the public.
Liberal Candidate feer the Provincial
Legislature for the new constituency of Fort
Local Political Situation
While the local politicians and
candidates await word of the
date of election, discussion of the
political situation, national, provincial and municipal, occupies
the minds of the local electorate.
No word having come from
Victoria as to the date of election, there remains nothing to be
done but to wait and be in readiness for this announcement.
The Conservative candidate,
Mr. A. G. Hamilton, is in receipt
of numerous telegrams of congratulation from friends and political acquaintances, among them
the following from J. T, Robinson, of Kamloops:
A. G. Hamilton,
South Fort George.
Hearty congratulations on
your selection as Conservative
candidate for Fort George District. You are sure to win. If
I can be of any assistance will
cheerfully help you.
J. T. Robinson,
Also the following from the
Attorney-General, Victoria:
Mr. A. G. Hamilton,
Soulh Fort Georgo.
Congratulations  on   your
nomination.   Hope party will all
stand firmly behind you and carry you to Victory.
W. J, Bowser.
Mrs. Gnaggs-Before we were married you used to say you could listen to
my<woet voice all night.
Mr. Gnaggs- Well, at that time I
had no idea I'd ever have to do it.
During the last three months
on an average about 8,000 British
vessels have been continually on
the seas, passing to and fro on
their lawful vocation. There have
been 4,465 arrivals and 3,600 sailings from the ports of the United
Kindom. Only nineteen vessels
have been sunk by submarines.
That is a very remarkable
result to have been achieved after
only a few months of war. I am
sure if we had been told befoi'o
the war that such a result would
be so soon achieved and that out-
loss would be so small, we should
not have believed it for a
moment. Certainlv the great
sailors of the past, of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars,
would have been astounded. During those two great wars, which
began in 1793, and ended, after
a brief interval in 1814, 10,871
British merchant ships were captured or sunk by the enemy.
Even after the decisive battle of
Trafalgar, when we had the undisputed command of the seas,
the loss of British ships went on
at the average rate of over 500 a
year. In 1806, 519 ships were
Sunk or captured ; in 1807, 559;
in 1808, 469; in 1806, 571; and
in 1810, 619.
Loading Steamships
With Ammunition.
New York. — Work is being
rushed in the loading of more
than twelve steamers here with
food supplies, ammunition, guns,
motor trucks and other material
for the use of the Allies in the ,
war. Several steamship companies have been compelled to
charter additional vessels to carry
to Europe heavy cargoes waiting
on New York piers. The steamer
Malte, at the French Line pier is
taking on board a 12,000 ton cargo
said to be chiefly of war supplies,
while another French vessel, La
Gascoigne, is being prepared to
take horses to the allied armies
on the continent.
Has Been Extended For
A Period of Six Months.
Ottawa.—The order-in-council
prohibiting the entry at any
port in British Columbia of skilled
or unskiHed artisans has been extended from April 1st (the date
on which the prohibition would
have expired) until September 30
a period of six months.
The reason given for the ex-
tention is the present over-crowded conditions of the labor market
in British Columbia. rilll'Ae.       e\
in South
e eu_ e e..e
Trice   One Year in Advance   -   -   - $3 00
Six Months in Advance    -   - 1.7-.
"      Three Months in Advance    - l.otl
To The United States -   -   - 3.60
paper stopped until all arrearages are paid except at
the option of the publishers.
Mine of Wealth in Judgments,
but Hard to Get At.
cents  per  line  for the lirst insertion,
and eight
Twelve     , _. ..._  	
cents per line for each subsequent insertion.
For Sale, Lost and Found Ads. minimum charge 50 cents
per insertion, limited to one inch. Other rates furnished on
Publishers and Pkofkietors,
Soi'tii Foist George, 1.
tne ingredients ot me powaer
used. Figuring out the requirements of all the armies of Germany and Austria-Hungary,  to| 	
'say nothing of Turkey, it is es- Montrea). _ The first annual
timated that a total of 945 tons I ^ flf thp Cana(]ian Bar
ofcotton per day are required to :Assodationi 0Pganized a year
keep up he ammunition supply. I wag theoccasion for speech-
It is highly satisfactory to know , eg Qn concerning Canadian
that Germany has at last been i,nd their application.   Sir
cut ort trom its overseas hnes of i T        ....     .,   „_•„„_.> j,-0
... ,   .,   ,   ,     James Aikins, the president, dis-
communications,   and   that  her ... c   .     ■   „„mm„„
,,   , ., .     ... .       ..    I cussed the confusion in common
cry that this will mean starvation . .   „ „, „_„_j
.    „ ,, ~ ,  , .    laws in every province and urged
ic nil hlnft _c recrarrla hctr nnnnlo. [ n    t. xr rt
codification.   J. S. Ewart, K.C,
is all bluff as regards her popula-
! tion. It may be the literal truth
as regards her guns.
Mil DAY.    AIM! I
!xn.    I'.H
Much is said by "economists'
as to the vast destruction of cap
ital now in progress and the sub-i, ,,,,-,.,       "    ,,
sequent effects to be experienced !,been spelled to h,bernate the
long war is not unlike that of a
long winter. Peace, by its contrast, makes for a rebound of
spirits, such as one feels in the
spring of the year. Business
men crave exercise of their talents, and the longer they have
in the financial world. Capital
is of many kinds and variously
located. Most of it is not easily
destroyed, even in a war area.
Money is not destroyed by war,
although it may leave its accustomed haunts. Crops may vanish in some places, but the soil
and its most expensive improve-
ments remain even in the very
wake of wars. Railway tracks
may be torn up but roadbeds and j
right of way—by far the most
expensive parts of a modern
transportation system — remain.
Koads and  bridges  suffer,   but
keener   the  desire   to  exercise
It is astonishing how many
people whom the world regards
as kind-hearted do not hesitate
to take a child away from its
mother. Creches, orphanages
and children's aid homes provide
a  refuge   for   children   whose
when the storms are gone.   So, I father >s dead- where they may
too,   the  investor.   And,   labor!have everything they need, ex-
having tasted the dregs of idle- j cePtthat which is most essential,
ness, also rebels at further taste! mother love,
of it.   So, when a long war ends i    Jt is beginning to be recognized
that children are more likely to
 js i be well brought up in poor homes
as one in  eagerness  to  work. |and with mothers who have many
Post-bellum davs are days of in- faults than in the best institutions.   There is another side to
this picture,   Not only   is  the
the industrial triumvirate—manager, investor, and employee—is
dustrial activity.—Sunset,
child wronged who is taken from
its mother, in that no one can
supply her place, but the mother
who loses her child is robbed of
the greatest incentive to right
Many social workers have come,     	
to understand this, and earnest j >n* qualities,
discussed the change in inter
empire relations to be expected
after the war. Eugene Lafleur,
K. C, favored unification of laws
throughout the Dominion. The
Hon. James Beck, formerly assistant attorney-general of the
United States, considered how
the nations might organize to
prevent any other outbreaks of
war such as the present.
Sir James Aikins, K.C, M.P.,
of Winnipeg, president of the
Bar Association, in his address,
drew attention to and urged the
necessity of codification of the
laws in the provinces where the
common law prevailed, He discussed the amount of legislation
passed, saying: ''Our public laws
are frequently ill-drawn and
fragmentary, containing unnecessary and disturbing provisions.
Courts and legislatures went
ceaselessly on,_ piling Pelion on
Ossa, and Olympus on both, to
the dismay of the bewildered
lawyer and a helpless people.
Judgments coming from many
courts and judges who have vary-
and in different
even in the very course of war j   We  are  now  in  the  eighth
must be maintained.   Many fac-j month of the war. The vanguard
tories close, but relatively  few!of the British army is in France
are destroyed.   All this in theland   Belgium.     In  training at|"_ U"^™V"°> °"u ^'"«M —  ;'——   -*- ■■; -—...
...u^l...     ... L       six. Hamuli  ai efforts are being made to keen jurisdictions and environments,
. the, . I battle,, ,, th« .„,.„_, ees,»    her.'^miosi^mr^^ chi^ren aJetherP I have been delivered in different
SffiX.'^^SSl**"- —- «■ -* *!?-** «"d have resulted in an
mo9t any sacrifice rather than irregular and incomplete develop-
part with her child. And yet, i went of the law on almost every
how seldom does she receive from! subject,
tively  small  areas of conflict     -_^^^_^^^^^^^^^™
Turn to a map of Europe and! Britain and the overseas domini-
note how insignificant an area of i ons can produce.   Nor is that all.
the warring countries has been!No more  significant  statement
scarred.   Clearly,  then, the de-; has ever been made in the Imper-
struction of the instruments of jial Parliament than that of Mr
production—the   "working capital" of these stricken countries-
is an almost negligible part of
What war does
credit and  busi-
the vast total.
destroy is life, ^^^^^^^
ness confidence; and of these
only the first mentioned is a lasting loss. But even the lost lives
of producers have a minor effect
on subsequent industrial revival,
for so long as men enough remain to man the industrial ship
there need be no fear of general
disastsr or even general discomfort.
Complex systems of credit and
instruments of modern procluc
tion obscure the financial effects
of war, and make temporary
losses seem permanent or of long
duration. The money spent for
gunpowder would have been spent
let us say, for fine clothes. The
iron that goes into shrapnel would
have gone into plow shares, The
war, in a word, has diverted production and has stopped progress
but the stoppage will   scarcely
her fellow women the aid and
.,    , _ .     ,   ,,       ,,'sympathy to which she i9 entitled,
Lloyd George, when dealing with;   0n the other hand there ,g no
the financial aspect of this, Strug- > reformer g0 fu, agthe fluIe
gle, who stated that even if Brit- Lhild whose clln(ring helplessness
ain were in a position of superb calla forlh a„ the good jn the
isolation as at one period of her mothe..
history she was, she could without straining her resources, con-1 _     ~     "
tinue the war single-handed for!   fiXped Big iOlfflSt  KUSfa.
the next five years.  Britain must!
of necessity, tighten the screws
to prevent the importation of
foodstuffs and goods that can be
utilised as war material into
Germany.   The British navy is
Although the regular tourist
season is still some distance a-
way, reservations at the hotels
and at the resorts in the moun-
- ■ - - i tains, ar.d the arrangements
there to see to that and will un-1 made by the passenger depart-
questionably do so. Under all the iments indicate that a large pro-
circumstances, and viewing the | potion of the expected heavy
positions of both nations from as! travel to the Panama-Pacific ex-
dispassionate a standpoint as it is | position from all parts of the
possible to do, and bearing in|American continent will be di-
mind the all - important factor; verted via the Canadian railway
that Britain's financial resources, routes and by way of Vancouver
are practically unlimited, there | and prjnce Rupert
Pfln   hp   Anil?      nno   n.   nnlnoi'n«    nr,      *-.
Great points were left
undecided and trivial ones received elaborate judgments. Nevertheless, in these judgments
there was a mine of wealth. The
remedy was to compress, to write
the principles which have been
settled by decision or statute in
a well arranged code.
Sir James said that as the laws
,' of the land were for its people,
; those who were to obey them
should have some opportunity of
knowing them, or, at least, their
general principles. The involved
condition of Canadian law made
specialization necessary, a consequence that would be avoided
by a code law.
The codification of common
law must be kept in view because
of its influence on the unification
of law throughout the empire.
can be only one conclusion as to
the ultimate ending of a struggle
that has been undertaken,  not, wasl over ine ^anaaian ^ac
with the consent of the people of and the Grand Trunk Pacific ex-
 , Germany, but for the aggrandize-| pectg to bring a large number of
last beyond the end of the war iment of a party that knows no; tourists westward over the north-
even in the warring countries      imnrpv
Scores of special trains have
been chartered to come to the
coast over the Canadian Pacific,
even in the warring countries.
"Yes," says the credit-broker,
"but consider the vast war debt
incurred by governments. Taxes
will drain the gold of the producers for genenerations to follow."   Here again is entire mis-
ern route and thence southwards
via Vancouver. Of the hundreds
of special trains to be run bv the
American roads a large percentage will be routed around Van-
Most readers  have  doubtless j couver.
looked upon the importation  of I    Bookings  indicate   that
conception of the after effects of
war,   A government debt is an „ ....  „-
obligation to pay.   A tax is the! ation of the cotton mills, but this
means used to meet the obliga- \ is not the case.
tion. But since both the creditors
and those who pay the taxes are
one and the same people—the
citizens—it follows that no money
capital is taken away from a
nation that finances the war with
money torrowed from its own
people. For the most part, all
along, severe wars are thus
financed of necessity. There will
he as great a per capital circulation of gold in France after the
war as before,   So.Joo, in Kng-
cotton into Germany chiefly asaU TT .'T^   l"at    the
motto- k n • ,,      y 7     tourist travel this year will as-
matter bear ng upon the cont nn-i t .
b i !sume |arge proportions. Women's Clubs of America, the National Electric Light Association
of America and the American
Bankers' Association, as well as
numerous tourist agencies and
small parties have booked reservations en route to the San Francisco exhibition and made arrangements for large dinners
and banquets. The individual
bookings also are heavy. The
reservations at the mountain hotels are greatly in excess of previous years.
Many people who know the
significance of Germany's cotton
imports will heave a sigh of relief at the thought that under
the blockade now in force, no
more cotton will be allowed to
reach Germany. Cotton is of such
paramount importance in the
manufacture of ammunition that
the calculations of experts lead to
the assumption that every innocent shipload of American cotton
crossing the Atlantic is potential
...n .Lie,ll,ll   in  jieMl'lll litl ■
land, Russia, and Germany, War ly the cause of killing or wound-
taxes will be paid every year,
and as fast as paid the money
will return to those whooriginal-
ing 500 of the soldiers of the
Allies. Indeed, a writer in The
London   Express   declares  that
ly loaned it.   By them it will be i from one shipload of 20,000 bales
invested. Whence comes the fear
that money will be scarce after
the war ?
The psychological effect of a
of cotton, enough nitro-cellulose,
or gun-cotton, can be obtained
for 3.000,000,000 Mauser rifle
shells, or fifteen days' shooting
London, Lloyds are betting
four to three that the war will be
over by the end of September.
Preserving Eggs.
The season for preserving eggs
is now here. The present low
price of eggs offers householders
a splendid opportunity to secure
good reliable eggs for this purpose. In packing the eggs the
housewife keeps down the expenses and also aids in supporting the poultry industry at a time
when conditions are far from
satisfactory. When buying, the
purchaser should insist on getting fresh, infertile eggs. Water-
glass is the best medium for
preservation. Wooden or earthenware receptacles are used to hold
the eggs and liquid, and care
should be taken to see that the
former are clean and free from
odors. Directions as to use of
water-glass are given with the
liquid. Cracked or dirty eggs
should not be packed. When
taken out of the preservative the
eggs should be pricked with a
needle before being used.
Owing to the high cost of poultry feed stuffs, large numbers of
fowls are being killed in the
province. The number of chicks
raised this year will also be
materially curtailed. Both these
facts point to the possibility of a
more than usual scarcity of eggs
Life la neither harmony nor (Uncord,. ,  »  -■ ~«s».
it in both, l-ivt! anil let live, cuch in next winter, hence the advice to
hm own way: that iH the mibstunce of I nrpq(lrvp *»trws now when thou
it all.   Despise  no one;  try  to under-  Preserve  *KKS  n<JW,  Wnen   they
Htand every one. I are at their cheapest.
North Coast Land Co., Ltd.
L. K. WALKEH. General Aeent.
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 rates on tp.
Best of wines,
Liquors and cie/ars
Albert Johnson, Pro,.
Undertaker and Funeral Director.
Caskets, Funeral Supplies, & Shipping Cases always on hand,
Out-of-town calls promptly attended to,
Phone 23 Fort George.
Prince George and Fort George.
Just Stop and Think
of the risk and inconvenience of burning coal oil.
Why not be up-to-date? Have your house wired,
it costs but a trifle more. Rates on application at
our office - Rooms 7 & 8, Post Building, (ieorge
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 aod Power Furnished.
House Wiring and Electrical Fixtures of all kinds.
Phone 19- Four Rings, South Fort Goorge.
Phone 10, Prince George.
Fort George Hardware
Sheet Metal.   Furnaces a Specialty.
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
PhniteOC   No- 1 BOUTH   FOHT  GEORGK.
M. HVlICa   w#i „ FII|MCE  QEORGE.
.. GO TO..
For Your Groceries.
10 per cent, less than any other
house in town.
NOTICE ia hereby given that the
reserve covering certain landa in
the vicinity of Canoe River between
Tete Jaune Cache nnd the Columbia
River, by reason of a notice published
in the British Columbia Gazette on the
27th of August, 190K, is cancelled in so
far as it relates to lots 7-119 and 7420
Cariboo District, and that the reserve
covering lands in the Bame vicinity by
neason of a notice published in the
British Columbia Gazette on the 17th
of July, 1913, is also cancelled in so far
as it relates to lots 7-15(1. 7449, 7448,
7447, 744(i, 7445, 7444, 7443, 7442, 7441,
7439, 7440, 7438, 7437, 7430, 7435, 7434,
7433, 7432, 7431, 7429, 7430, 7428. 7427,
7426, 7425, 7424, 7423, 7421, Cariboo
District. The said lands will be open
pel to entry by pre-emption on Tuesday,
the 18th day of May, 1915, at the hour
of nine o'clock in the forenoon. No
Pre-emption Record will be issued covering more than one surveyed Lot, and
all applications must be made at the
ollice of the Government Agent, at
South Fort (ieorge.
R. A. Renwick,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, 15. C,
March Hth, 1915.
OUR Telegraph Office at Prince
George is now open for bujiness.
All telegrams for Prince George
and Central Fort George will go
through  this office.   Free delivery
between Prince and Central.
BrtlUh  Colombia  land  Surveyor
Land Agent       Timber Cruiser
Representing GORE & MCGREGOR, Limited
McGregor Building, Third Street, SOUTII
Architect and Civil Engineer
Temporary Office :
Corner Vancouver and Eighth Streets,
iu ii5 Railways.
Ottawa. — According to the
annual report of the comptroller
of railway statistics, Mr. J. L.
Payne, Canada had, on June 20
last, 22,891 miles of railway under construction, in addition to
the 30,795 already completed.
The increase in operating mileage for the past year ending
June 3o last, was 1,491 miles, in
addition to 309 miles of double
track laid during the year. The
capitalization of Canadian roads
was increased by nearly ,211,-
000,000 during the year, and is
now nearing the two billion mark
the exact figures being $1,808,-
820,761. If the stocks and bonds
outstanding for railways under
construction are taken into account, the final aggregate of capitalization is $1,962,128,070.
Knrt George, B.C.
K. I1. Burden, Mgr.
Nelnon. B.C., .
Victoria. B.C.
P. C. Green, Mgr.
AH. Green. Mgr.
Green Bros., Borden & Co.
Civil Eminem. Deaiiiea 1 B. C. \ui Sumywi
.Surveys of Lands. Mines. Townsitee, Timber
I.imite,. Etc.
Victoria Hotel
(Formerly Gram! Union)
Thinl Street     -     South Fort George
Ho', and Cold Water Baths
F.C. BURCH        -      • Proprietor
NOTICE is hereby given that the
reserve covering certain lands on
the South Fork of the Fraser River
Valley in the vicinity of the town of
McBride, by reason' of a notice published in the British Columbia Gazette
on the 10th of January, 1907, is cancelled in so far as it relates to Lots
5682, 5683, the N. half and S. W. quarter of 5684, 5685, the S. half and N. W.
quarter of 5686, 5687, 6007, S. half of
6008, S. half and N. W. quarter of 6012
and the W. half of 6013, Cariboo District, and the reserve covering lands in
the dame vicinity by reason of a notice
published in the British Columbia Gazette on the 29th of August, 1907, is
cancelled in so far as it relates to the
N. half of Lot 3281, N. half of 3282,
E. half of 3283, 3307, 3322, 3323, the E.
half of 5491, 5967, the N. E. quarter of
5961, N. half and S. E. quarter of 5962,
N. W. quarter of 5963, W. half of 6968,
5969, 5970. 6971, Ihe N. half and S.E.
quarter of 5973, N. half of 5974, the E.
half of 5975. 5*83, the S. half and N.E,
quarter of 6023, E. hnlf of 6025, 7004,
<5. half of 7051, 7071, 7072, 7073, tho N
half and S. E. quarter of 7651, 7652,
7654, 7667, 7668, 767", 7676, the W. half
of 7677, N. VV. quarter of 7678, 8021,
8022, the N. W. quarter of 8032, 8039,
N. E. quarter of 8043, 8044, N. half
and S. W. of 8045, 8048, 8049,
N. half of 8051, 8052, N. half of 8058,
S. half and N, VV. quarter of 8059. S.
half and N. E. quarter of 8060, 8061,
the N. W. quarter of 8067, 8068, VV.
half of 8069, 8071, 8073, 8077, S. half
of 8078, 8079, S. W. quarter of 8080,
N. VV. quarter of 8083, S. half and N.
W. q'larter of 8084, N. E. quarter 8085,
8087, E. half 8088, 8090, N. W. quarter
and S. E. quarter of 8091, VV. half of
8092, S. half 8093. 8094,
8097, 8099, 8100, N. half
quarter of 8106. 8107, 8108,
of 8947 and the E. half of 8948, Cariboo j
District, is cancelled. The said Lots
will be open to entry bv Pre-emption
oil Tuesday, the 18th'day of May, 1915, I
at nine o'clock in the forenoon. No
Pre-emption Record will be issued to
include nnre than one surveyed lot except in thc case of small fractional
parcels, and all applications must be
made at the office of the Government
Agent, at Soulh Fort George.
R. A. Renwick,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C,
March Ilth, 1915.
8095, 8096,
and S. VV.
the E. half
neany duui ai
Prince Rupert.
Plans of the Grand Trunk Pacific drydock at  Prince Rupert,
which is to be completed within
the next two or three months,
have been received.
The dock will be the most commodious on the Pacific coast with
the possible exception of that at
San Francisco, for which the
figures were not at hand for purposes of comparison. The Prince
Rupert dock will be considerably
larger than that at Bremmerton,
Wash., where the United States
warships are repaired.
Another feature of the Prince
Rupert dock will be the special
equipment which will be installed
with a view to the trans-Pacific
trade which is expected to develop out of that port.
It is interesting to note that
there will be a 50-ton electric
crane. Another feature is comprised in the arrangements to
build vessels under cover over
permanent launch ways.
There will be a fully equipped
machine and boiler shop, and
ship shed, and a foundry with a
daily capacity of ten tons. There
will also be a power house, developing 2600 horsepower. Each
of the shops and power house
will be equipped with 15-ton electric overhead travelling cranes,
It is planned to have three
500-cubic foot capacity air compressors and one 1500 cubic foot
compressor, The first will be
placed on the dock and the latter
in the power house.
The following tables give data
as to measurements, capacity,
etc.: Extreme length of dock
over all, 600 teet; lifting capacity
20,000 tons; length of middle
section 270 feet, lifting capacity
10,000 tons; length of each- end
section 165 feet, lifting capacity
5000 tons; length of middle and
one end section 435 feet, lifting
capacity 15,000 tons; length of
two ends together 330 feet, lifting capacity 10.000 tons; number
of sections (steel wings) three
independent units; number of
pontoons (wood) 12; width in
clear between wings, 100 feet;
draft over blocks, 30 feet; pumps
12-inch centrifugal, electrically
operated. The dock is "self-
aeeK explorer. |
Seattle, Wash. — Staking his
life and the lives of his crew on
his own daring seamanship, his
vast knowledge of the ice and
his resourceful leadership, Capt.
Louis Lane of Seattle, recognized
as the most intrepid of modern
Arctic navigators, sailed from
Seattle last week in his staunch
little power schooner Polar Bear
to seek again for some trace of
Vilhjalmur Stefansson and his
two companions in the barrens of
Banksland and also to obtain
moving pictures of the blond
Eskimos who dwell in Victoria
Lane expects to reach Banks-
land the last week in August and
will then resume his search for
Stefansson and the two sailors,
Ole Anderson and Stork Storkin-
sen, who disappeared with the
famous explorer in an eighty-six
mile an hour storm on the Arctic
ice a year ago next month.
Last summer, Lane in the Polar
Bear searched the coast of Banks-
land for sign of the explorer and
his followers, but the quest proved fruitless.
the flag.
We wish you health, and wish you wealth,
And many a merry day,
And a happy heart to play the part
On the great highway.
Manufacturers and
PHONt  t
Pri»« Ceerit
,«* co*.
C. McEl.ROY, Manager
South Fort Gttrie
Domestic Coal
Of the highest grade obtainable and specially
sifted for domestic use.
Lath, Kiln Dried Coast and Local Lumber, Cedar Siding,
Sash and Doors, Building Papers, Ready
Roofings, Wall Boards, etc.
Do not allow what a husband or a
wife thinks lo interfere with your living your own life. If married people
truly love each other they will not try
to control one another's actions. True
love is perfect trust.
ing and Prayer
Phone 57.
N. H. Wesley,
Specialist in Farm I-mids and Prince George Lot..
Phoenix Assurance Co. of London
Liverpool and London and Globe of Liverpool
British American Assurance Co. of Toronto.
Pioneer Real Estate and Insurance Agenls of lhe Northern Interior
of British Columbia.
Sir John French
Says War Won t Last Long
PARIS. -Ammunition, ammunition, nothing but ammunition!
That is the essential problem
which the war has to face in the
opinion of Field Marshal Sir John
French, commander of the British forces in France and Belgium, according to the Havas
Agency's correspondent at British headquarters.
"Ammunition is the pre-requi-
site of all pushing ahead," Sir
John is quoted as saying in an
interview with the Havas correspondent.
"Everyone needs plenty of
ammunition, but the Germans
need it more than we do.
"Economic difficulties in the
interior of the German Empire
are daily becoming more serious.
No doubt the Germans still are
far from famine, but they manifestly are hampered in obtaining
a food supply, and that is a great
"I do not believe it will be a
long war. Spring promises well
for the Allies, Wp are convinced, and all those here, that a decisive and definate victory awaits
us at. the end of all these hard
months of war."
Viewed by military observers,
the statement attributed to Sir
John French is one of hopefulness and in contradistinction to
many pessimistic reports hitherto sent out. Military operations
in both theatres of war piay be
expected to move swiftly from
now on. The cry in the east is
now "On to Cracow."
Nations of all ages have observed penitential seasons. The
observance of Lent is supposed
to have had its origin in a desire
to commemorate our Lord's 40
days of fasting in the wilderness
and His temptation by satan,
The length of the Lenten feast
and the vigor with which it has
been observed have varied greatly at different times and in different countries. At first it lasted only 40 hours, the period
Christ lay in the grave, and wag
purely voluntary. It gradually
developed, however, into a regularly prescribed feast and was
observed by Christians generally, its duration being extended
to 36 days in the fifth or sixth
century. Either Gregory the
Great in the sixth century or
Gregory the Second in the eighth
added four days to make out the
40. Moses, Elias and Christ
each fasted 40 days, and many
believe that this accounts for the
40 days of Lent.
The observation of days and
seasons of fasting and prayer
dates back into ancient history.
In the book of Jonah we read of
the fast observed by the Nin-
evites, when Jonah threatened
them with Jehovah's judgment
On their sins. The Jews, from
the beginning of their existence
as a distinct nation, observed
days of fasting. The Mohammedans annually kept their ninth
month as a time of fasting. And
the history of the Christian
church shows that believers of
all nations and denominations as
organized bodies and as individ
uals have believed in the efficacy
of Lenten thought, self-examination, fasting and prayer.
As this fast falls in the early
part of the year it became confused with the season, and gradually the word Lent which orip-
inally meant spring, was confined
to this use.
Church of England
Holy Communion 1st Sunday
at 7 a. m.
Every Sunday at 11 a.m. Holy
Communion Sung with sermnn.
Morning prayer at 10:45,
Evening prayer  and  sermon
Presbyterian Church
Rev. A. C. Justice, pastor,
Services : 11 a. m. and 7.30
p. m. Gospel service.
11 a, m.—The Minister.
7.30 p. m.-The Minister.
Sunday School 2 p. m,
for COAL or WOOD
of all lands 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. r. COOKE, ....
C, E. .cUUCH LIN, Sunn.
Danforth & Mclnnis,
Gr«   X*   _Po   R*
Edmonton - Prince George
Prince Rupert
No. 1 Leave Edmonton Tuesdays and Fridays 10-35 p. m.
West Bound- Arrive Prince George Wednesdays & Saturdays 8 00 p. m.
Leave    ,, ,, ,, ,, 8-15 ,,
Arrive Prince Rupert Thursdays and Sundays  6-30 p.m.
No. 3 Leave Prince Rupert Wednesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m.
East Bound- Arrive I'rince George Thursdays and Sundays 8-30 a.m.
Leave    ,, ,, ,, ,, 8-45  „
Arrive Edmonton Fridays and Mondays 8-00 a.m.
Travel via the
Our Agents will be pleased to furnish any
information desired.
District iVe.-eneiriT Agent,
Winnipeg, Man,
Automobiles for hire.
Machinery Repaired.    Skates Sharpened.
Lathe Work.
South Fort George.
Orummono ft MaKAV.
Launches Overhauled and Repaired.  Storage.
Gasoline Oils and Accessories.
Phone 57. #    *    *    #    #
attractive appearance, and located
at the corner of Third and (ieorge
Street, practically the centre of the
diary of the Church of England lias
been very busy of late,   the'  results
e'f  \\lli.-l,   Will   lee'  Se'ell    ;l\    (|„.   I ^i t >;; 1; 11-
which they   intend   holding at the     The   dance  in  be given  ley  tlie j business distriet  of Prince George,
Ritts-Kifer Hall, Prince George, on Hail road  men at   Ritts-Kifer  [Tall should prove the trading location of 11S saia mat me uecisiuu uao uccn i
Thursday,  April 15 at  3 p.m., in Easter Monday, April oth, promises the new city for a long time to come. Leached not to wait for another
aidof the funds of the church, on to be a very successful affair and to *   »   *   ,   * i session nor even until fall but to'
which there is still a debt of $1250. eclipse all the dances thai have pre-1    ^ |Vn-y, tho t-L.thi,,-ut (Vntml' ff» to the country early in sum-
Ottawa.—The Evening Citizen
says: "A strong election rumor
is current in circles close to the
powers on Parliament Hill. It
is said that the decision has been
 ''■- ,'.   .""",'"'".     """,    V,        Mr. Perry, the clothier at Cent
A very  hand, une bet spread   is be- ceiled   it.     Ilic  tlanee deserves tne      , . ,-,,    ,        ..
1 , and Prince, lias moved Ins place ot
ing offered  as the prize of a  raffle patronage of the people oi the I-ort |      .        .    ., . ,
r ' °, ,   ,       . .   .    business  in   Prince  across   (ieorge
for which  tickets  at   2Cc each are George District as a whole anil it ish, ,. ...     . ,    ,.
. ..,,,,      , Street   to the  west side,   into tbe
a read v   being   issued.   The   draw expected thai   u will he  largely at- ,„   . ....
h ,    , .      ,   .        ... Wesley Building.
will In'  made at   midnight  during t<ii.!<■<I.    lhe NHishme Society will
4      4      #      #      »
the- dance fallowing the bazaar, and dispense refreshments to the dancers .
the pri/.e will be on exhibition pro!)- and their  friend?  in lhe  Hall, the     A football practise has been called |
ably next week in Campbell's Drug proceeds of  wliich  will gee  to the for Monday  afternoon at 3 o'clock
Store,   Prince George,   Two other Sunshine Fund for relief of worthy at the Central grounds.   A schedule
prizes,   also   on exhibition at  the destitute in the district.   All  come | is to be arranged for the Montgom
same place, area   large plum cake and haven good time,
of which the hungry may guess the *   *   *   *   *
weight for a consideration, and
"Moonshine Violet" the doll dressed specially for the occasion by the
members of the   Moonshine Socie-
The  Wesley   Building,  formerly
ery Shield games this season. Come
along, hoys; get busy.
rner, the probable date being
Monday, June 14 or some day in
that week."
Coupled with the story is the
statement that Sir Richard McBride will enter the government
probably as minister of the interior in succession to Hon. Dr.
Roche whose health has not been
the best,
Uniform High Standard of Quality.
From  Season  to Season, ensuring
continuous succors to the planter.
White rem Catalogue
^,7i^UiSteC,C,BrieKS Seed CcLiwited^;
The robins and blue birds have really
come for which let us all be thankful.
ii      in       i a    n    • i     Tbe Northern   Lumber find Mpr- The significance of their re-appoarance
on Hamilton Avenue. Ninth, is now ->oiioun   i.uinnu ana .ner- « ,   ,   ,    .. .,   .
, ... hnnfitn (Y,    l,.,,.,,   .,!,_,,(   .„,..,, i„( ..l cannot be overooked.   It  means that
linden., en"    ts  np.v eantlie CO.   lane  aoout   completed .       .    ,. . ,,
unnutuing   iioiieeniing .11   lis   in w ,.,,,. , we are very near to springtime and the <
site on George Street, where  jt wag™ transfer oi their store "tock to ■ glories of t|)ig mogt rie„ghtful se8S0D.
successfully landed.     Mr.  Wesley | yi(i ZZ (lunrte™ on George Street- 	
all their own   work   anil their ..^^^m    ... ^^^m^^^^M^m^^^mmi^m^m^i
of the ground |'^he Bum,  Block. ,  Sjr R> Borden's Mother js Dead
is reserving a portion of the gi
'*' K' lleee.l- f„r   his   lb,,!    K.t;l|,.   ,.,„,!    In-
Mcssi. Condy and Kerr are pro- su|.a||(.(, |AlgineWi Tl]t, Forl (;,,org. Drng Co, Prim.
Tiding  the music  at  the dance in                   .#•.., Georg.'  is  making preparations to
the evening when refreshments will open their large fountain for the
be served.   Tea  ,vil] ,„■ served  in      Both _ theatres a   Prince Oeorge it being the largest and finest
tlle afterl '■     Duri"g   th"   sale ;I'V g,,V1,lg Vef ,ftttmctl;,e exl|,b,tS fountain in  the Province outside of
fr™ » * 8.  d»W«n,   look out for tl days and deserve   he patron-1,^^^    ft is ted tlmt the
the li<b iiiiiiil age'   o    I he   lH-Oli e.       I  ie      Ilex      „
U""'"1,"L 6 ,,,,,,, .   .[fountain will  prove as great an at
«   »   »   »   » managed by  Mr. Dunlevy is noted'
for an attractive display everv eve-
The Panama X.-ws Stands on ningi wbi]e the "Dreamland,''man-
George .Street, Prince George, and ^d by Mr. Adams, is putting on
Hamilton Street, Soutli FortGeorge moving |iir||m.. „,-„„, rea] (1|i],_
have your Home Newspapers, also fmm ,ht, ,i;i(|](, fron) jn Europe
Magazines,   Cigars,  Cigarettes and Scenes fr0m Greal Britain, France
I traction this season as hist year.
The Watson Block on George Str.
has this week been undergoing extensive alterations. A new glass
front is being  installed,  and other
.-, ,-iee-ii.eii, uioii mn.iii, nance, i irom is oeing installed, anil otlie
Snuffs. Vou will find there, too,- a j;,-J«j:iiiii.. Russia, Servia, Roumania, j improvements are being made so a
complete  line of   Stationery.    We  m.....       .■ .    . • ■    •
Mrs.  Eunice Borden,  mother
of Premier Borden, passed away
Monday morning at Grand Pre, J ,^_^^^^_^^^^^,^^_
N. S. surrounded by the mem- > t ARGE firm of London Furriers wish
hers of the family, her sons, Sir, ^ t0 >?et into touch with collectors of
„ ,     .  T        ,  ,       ,      , ,        t raw skins, Fox, Skunk, Musk Rat,
Robert J. and  her daughter, Ju-  Wolf, etc., any qunnities, fair market
ia,   She attained the high ap.  Y,alue;. Can,e>,ve re__.renSS?'.   k,adf\ng
, .. cc.    rjana(jian Banks.-The  Wholesale Fur
of 90 years. | Co., 201, Regent Street, London, Eng.
More Senators for B. C.
complete  line of   Stationer}
are up-to-date in everything
Tin-: Panama  News Co
*   *   *   «   »
Montenegro.     Germany,    Austria- to  make it an  attractive  business
Hungary ancl Turkey,  are depicted centre.    Mr. C. II. Keddie will oc-
in realism  that catches.    With the cupy the north half of the building
new   jitney   service    hetween    the as a Cleaning and Pressing Parlor,
TheG. T. P. Telegraph crew on  towns.the trip should be made much while the Prince George Drugstore
Monday    installed the   "Selector easier and pleosanter as well as less retains the south half.  It is expect-
System"  at   their   Prince  George (expensive.     Nothing like a good ; ed that later ice cream  and general
*■" •    ^^^^^^^^*    1_1.__.1-. -1-- I refreshment service will lie installed.
station.   This system is the latest show to make things livlier
in applied science, permitting mes-1 ***** ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
sage to be transmitted over the     On April 3rd the ladies of the     The proprietors of two  furtherprovide for an increase of nine.
same wire both by telegraph and Presbyterian Women's Association business   houses  in   Central have
telephone simultaneously.    Trans- LjU hold a sale'of Home Cookery, figured it out that George Street is
mission is of very high power,   The Candy, and Aprons  and serve Tea j the  business centre of the distriet
system is now in operation on the ftnd Cake in the building used as a and have therefore removed.   Mr.
G.T. P. bet-ween Winnipeg, togeth-1 Free Reading Room on Third Ave., | P.aird, the clothier, has consolidated
  Whenever six feet of ground is gain-
_,,, re-   r> 1    in    1      eil by the Germans or the Allies, 10,000
Ottawa. - Sir Robert  Borden ; me/have need of nothing elge
has moved a resolution in the,
form of an address to the king |   lt's ■» rfht t0 ^flieve 0"^ half £»
. ,        . .     ,, ..    hear, but the trouble is to know which
for an amendment to the consti- ha)f
tution. It asks that the British |
North America Act be amended
to increase the number of senators from 72 to 96. Although 72
was the number fixed in 1867,
there have been several increases since, the present total being
87.   The amendment will thus
Pioneer Bakery
We are the pioneers in the
baking business. Always has
and always will be the best
Cone aod give us a call.
FRED TIEMEYER, Proprietor.
.with the Simplex System  wire. Prince George.    An autograph quilt
The telephone equipment  will   be wiJ] be on disply to  be given to the
used chiefly in train dispatching, lucky  guesser of  the   number of
This system is now in  operation on beans in jar.
the Milwaukee and other new rail-1
roads in  the State'- and  has given:    ,,,,,, .     ,
,    ,        ,      . ,.   .. „,,    ,,   „.       Mr. ti. A. .lames   who   has  eon-
the best ni satisfaction,    lie- I.. I .   ,
,,                     ,           1     ■    .  ,1 .- ducted a drug store at   Central ]■ ort
P. expect  to have the installation ,         ,                  ,
-,,,,-,,.      ,,      .- ,     , weorge for two years has opeiiee  up
eouipteteil |n Prince I tu pert shortly, .                    „
hi  very attractive store on deorge
Street just soulh ol   I bird Avenue.
GARDEN SEEDS. This  gives   Prince   (leorge   three
It i- not too late to gel your seeds splendid drugstores: tlie FortGeorge
from the Steele llriggs Co. of Will-  Drug Co. opposite the PrineeGeorgi
his  Prince and Central  stores and
The nine will be made up by in
creasing the representation  of
Manitoba from four to six; of
Saskatchewan from four to six;
of Alberta from four to six,  and
at the  Hudson's Bay Company's Office,   Fort
George (South), on and after 15th March, 101".
of British Columbia from three
At Prince Rupert.
is now located on oeorge Street, near I s     •
lhe Burns block,  while Messrs Mc- '	
[ntyre &  Bignell,   Hardware  rner- nj.i|.       u u        »j
llt; m.., J ,,„ fodnd in the st0(t. j William Manson Nominated
room just vacated by   Cohen it Co.,
in the Ritts-Kifer building.
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Northern Lumber Co.'s Big Sale.
The Northern Co. are conducting
a sale of clothing, etc. at their store
on oeorge Street that every one
should  take advantage of.    Don't
mpeg.  They feerwar-l promptly and Hotel;  the" Prince  Geo'rg7l)rug fi ^ Opportunit>r'   Save money
lf "wived   hy  the  middle of May Store,  operated  by  Mr.   Fletcher,
you are still in time,   gee their add and the new store just  opened by
111 ,l"- issue. Mr. jnmeR.
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 Streel, Prince George.
Kodaks - Gramophones - Records
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in all Kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats.
South Fort George  ::  Prince George ::' Central Fort George
Phone SS Phone 7 Phone 35
Highest Prices Paid for Hides and Live Stock
Tlie Grand Trunk Pacific announce the following special Excursion Fares to the Panama Exposition
and Pacific Coast points:
From Prince (leorge to
Vancouver, Victoria, Bel-
linghani 849.75
Seattle, Tacoina and Everett   60.00
Portland, Oregon 55.00
San Francisco, California        .Si).75
Los Angeles, California, 94.76
San Diego, California 9.S.76
Tickets ane limited to I! months
from date of sale. Stopovers allowed at all points.
. We have seen some remarkably
line photos taken by the McKenzie
Photo Co. at I'rince. Why not try
them? Developing and printing in
lirst class workmanship.
Tuberculosis Among
" Indians of Canada.
In connection with a vote of
$10,000 to prevent the spread of
tuberculosis among the Indians
in Canada suffering from tho
white plague. The vote will be
employed to give the Indians
hospital and sanitorium treatment.
The Conservatives of  Prince;
Rupert district at their conven-'
tion,   unanimously   decided  on j
William Manson as their candidate in the forthcoming election.
Canadian Loan Oversubscribed
London, March 29.— The subscription lists for the new Canadian loan of ($100,000,000 closed
early today, which implies that
it was oversubscribed. The loan I
was attractive in its terms.
Contractors & builders
Get Our Estimates Free of Chnrire ;: Job Work Neatly nnd Promptly En
Phone 26
A man  with  a grievance is seldom
tongue-tie ti.
It's a wife's sense that saves her
husband's dollars.
America heads the list with fi.,.
lili^ postollices: Germany is second,
with 49','S48; then follows England,
with 28,788; Russia, with 18,000;
France, with 18,000, and llaly and
Austria, each with 9,,r)(K).
Russia Places Big Order
With Montreal Firm
Montreal. — Enormous contracts
have been placed hy the Russian
Government with the Canadian Car
and Foundry Co., according to high
authority, lt is said the order calls
for the manufacture of 2,000,000
shells valued at $30,000,000. The
company will shortly send circulars
to forty or fifty Canadian manufacturers asking for prices on the manufacture of parts of the shells. All
the work that cannot he done hy
manufacturers in this country will
'"' handled hy United Stales firms.
Tlie time limit   for fulfillment is
understood le, he from Ion to eleven i
months.   Operations will he ,,,,„.
mencedat once and all workshops1
or other plants equipped lo handle
any of the business will  he given J
chance to operate to capacity.    The
company  will keep jn tl,m,h  wi(||
the committee attending to British
orders for shells so there may bo no
delay to the British orders.
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