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 VOL. 5, NO. 49.
Price Five Cents
Ottawa, August 5.—The Railway Commission has refus-
! ed the application os the G.T.P. to reconsider Order No.
22995, directing that company to establish a station between Oak and Ash streets, Prince George, and insists
upon the company carrying out the existing order.
The citizens of Prince George.and the members of the
city council are by no means convinced that the information conveyed in the above telegram, received yesterday,
is the last word on the station location question. It does
mean, however, that the railway company has been eliminated as a party to the dispute. A telegram has been
forwarded to the railway commissioners, signed by every
member of the aldermanic board, asking that the city of
Prince George be granted a hearing before the commis-
I sioners. The order as outlined in the telegram above was
issued prior to this city's incorporation upon the representations of George J. Hammond, promoter of the subdivisions lying to the west of the city limits. The order
is mauifestly unfair to the existing city. As Mr. Hammond's representations should now be eliminated in the
question that is one for the city of Prince George alone to
decide, it is believed that the railway commissioners will
see only justice in granting the request of the city's
Citizens of Prince George in Service Commemorative of
First Anniversary of War Unanimously Pass Resolution to Prosecute War to Victory.
"That on the anniversary of the
declaration of a righteous war, this
meeting of the citizens of Prince
George and district records its inflexible determination to continue
to a glorious end thc struggle in
maintenance of those high ideals of
liberty and justice which are the
common and sacred cause of the
Aldermen Unanimous
For George Street Station.
The Rex Theatre was crowded
to the doors on Wednesday evening when Mayor Gillett, chairman
of the gathering of Prince George
citizens to commemorate the first
anniversary of the declaration of
war, opened the ceremonies.
His Worship expressed his satisfaction at the large gathering
and stated that the war in which
we were now engaged was a
righteous and just one. He was
confident that this district would
continue to do its part in prosecuting the war to a successful
The children's chorus in which
lever," aroused the enthusiasm
of all present.
Kev. A. C. Justice read suitable
| passages from the Scriptures and
Rev. H. L. Morrison invoked the
Divine blessing.
The resolution above was moved by Judge Robertson, who, in
a spirited address reviewed the
incidents leading up to the present war and brought out several
facts that were new to the audience. His remarks were receiv
ed with vigorous applause.
Dr. Richardson who was to
second the resolution was called
away during the progress of the
meeting, and Rev. Mr. Morrison
was called upon to speak in his
On a standing vote the resolution was passed unanimously.
A soprano solo, "Rock of Ages"
was beautifully rendered by Mrs,
Reed, accompanied by Kerr's
orchestra. "God Save the King"
Berlin, Aug. 5.—Warsaw was taken
this morning by (lerman troops, according to official announcement made
at (lerman army headquarters.
about fifty little girls arranged: sung lustily by the entire gather-
in white and carrying the British ing brought the commemorative
flag, sang "The Maple Leaf For-'service to a close.
V nother chapter in  the  the
ever-recurring depot site matter
occured at the Monday night's
»meeting of the city council when
j Aid. Ruggies moved a resolution
; asking the board of railway com-
! missioners to order the immedi-
I ate erection of the railway station at the foot of George Street.
yhe six pldermen all voted in
favor of the resolution.   Mayor
Gillett recorded his vote against
'i the proposal.
Aid, Ruggies, the mover of
this resolution has recently returned from a trip to Winnipeg
where he went to interview the
railway officials on securing a
portion of block 178. owned by
the railway company, for school
purposes. He told the council
that he had become convinced
that if the council of Prince
George continued their fight
againt the railway company in
the carrying out of their plans
for city development "we would
all soon have to get out." In
conversation with Morley Donaldson, general manager of the railway company, that gentleman
had stated that when the people
of Prince George wanted anything they were not afraid to ask
for it, but when the railway
people wanted any consideration
they were turned down. The
company officials claimed to be
able to close out the purchasers
of city property, who were behind in their payments, on 30
days' notice.
Aid. Ruggies, who hai been
the first lieutenant of Mayor
(lillett in the various actions opposing the (leorge Street site,
confessed an entire change of
mind on the subject following
his interview with the railway
officials. He is now convinced
that if Prince George is to grow
into the metropolis we all hope
to see, co-operation with the railway company was the plan to be
followed to attain this end. "The
railway company is all we've got
at the present," said the alderman.
Mayor Gillett was curious to
learn the reason of the alderman's
sudden change of front, and expressed a doubt as to whether
the resolution before the council
would have any weight. "Why
not have a plebiscite on the matter ?" asked the mayor.
Aid. Ruggies was in favor of
passing the resolution now and
taking a plebiscite later.
Aid,  Eagel, who also had op
posed the (ieorge Street site,
said he would support the resolution, and hoped it was the last
time the question would come before the council.
A letter was read from G. J.
Hammond, promoter of the Fort
(ieorge townsites, in which he
blamed certain people of South
Fort George and Prince George
for the non-settlement of the
depot location. He could forsee
awful misfortune in the sale of
city bonds, and told of having
spent a million dollars in advertising his sale of lots in Fort
George. The letter was filed
without comment.
Mac/line Gun Squad
Composed of Old-Timers,
W. F. Cooke, who was promised a machine gun as a donation
from Mr. Charles Millar, is now
in communication with the militia authorities with the prospect
of organizing a machine gun
squad of twelve men in Prince
George. Mr. Cooke's idea is to
have the squad composed entirely
of old-timers from here who are
anxious to "do their bit" at the
front. Pending word from officials at Vernon, Mr. Cooke is besieged by numbers of prospective
Seven More Leave
For Training Camp.
Seven more recruits for the
overseas forces left here on Tuesday evening last for the Vernon
training camp. They were examined by Dr. Richardson and
sworn in by Mr. Randall, who is
receiving applications almost
daily. The following were the
members of the party: A. P.
Melrose, John Jardine, James
Shannon, John Aitken, 0. G.
Hall, Peter Niven, and Harry
Mr. A. Ogston, who has been
a student in the law office of
Murphy & Montgomery here for
the past two years, left this week
for Calgary where he intended
enlisting with the regiment in
training there.	
Walter Lloyl and John Knox,
„wo well-known old-timers here,
left early this week for the
Swamp River country, the scene
of the recent gold strike reported
from Barkerville. They took the
train to Bear River from which
point a pack trail leads almost to
the point of the recent discovery.
Mining in Cariboo
Is Very Active.
Hundreds of Prospectors Investigating Old Creeks-Company Dredging.
Vancouver, Aug. 2.- From information lately received from
Cariboo the outlook for that part
of the province appears to be
even better than in those days
when the name and fame of Cariboo placed the name British
Columbia on the map.
Hundreds of prospectors are at
the present time looking over the
old gold fields and in a great
many cases with the most satisfactory results. Many claims
which were abandoned in the
sixties on account of the heavy
expense of workirg them in
those days, are again being taken
up. This great revival has been
made possible by the building of
the Grand Trunk Pacific, which
has made a material reduction in
the cost of provisions to the
present day prospector and miner
in contrast to the high prices
charged the pioneer miners of
the sixties.
Reports from Williams, Antler,
Keithley and other creeks, whose
productiveness in 1862 caused the
great rush to this province, bear
evidence ot a return to the golden
days. A company supposed to
be the Guggenheims, obtained
control of all the claims on Williams Creek, and this year began
operations with two large dredging scows, and have now been
working them for some months.
In early days it was illegal to
undermine a miner's cabin, but
nowadays conditions have chang
ed and cabins and every other
building, many of which are still
inhabited, are being removed and
the ground beneath them taken
into the maws of the huge dredges and worked with splendid results.
That the results are gratifying
may be easily understood when
it was common in the olden days
to obtain great results from contiguous ground. For instance,
the Burns Company, on the same
creek and quite close to some of
the cabins, obtained $140,000
from fifty feet of ground. The
Continued on page 4.
The photograph shows how the famous 42-centimetre
shell compares with the average Frency infantryman. This
shell fell near Verdun without exploding, and is now on
exhibition at the Invalid es in Paris. It is 5 feet 7 inches
high, a trifle more than 16 1-2 inches in diameter, and
weighs upwards of 2000 pounds.
Petrograd, Aug. B,—An official
statement issued from general, staff
says that lhe Russians have retired
from the Bloiiie-Nadarzyn line on
Warsaw underwent violent attacks
from the air. On Monday a fleet of
German aeroplanes dropped more than
twenty bombs on the city, killing
seven persons and wounding fourteen.
Two of the aircraft were hit by the
high-angle guns, which tired 100 shells
at the invaders.
In the Mitau-Bausk district, the
German forces under General Von
Buelow nre making the most terrific
efforts against the Russian line, using
cavalry forces on a scale hitherto unheard of in warfare.
All along the battle front in Poland,
except at the extreme ends, the Germans and Austrians are using enormous numbers of guns to batter their
wny through the Russian lines. Al a
single point they concentrated 1.10
cannon, with which they swept the
Russian trenches with a hurricane of
shot and shell that could not be withstood. The ammunition resources
seemed inexhaustible.
In the sector of Wyszkow, thirty
miles northeast of Warsaw, where the
Austro-German forces of General Von
Gallwitz were locked with the Russians, the Russians were mure than
holding their own when artillery reinforcements arrived and the Germans turned the duy with their guns.
The critical situation at Riga is increased by the evacuation of the city
by the non-military elements of the
population, the banks being the last lo
leave. German cavalry forces are
scouring the country in such numbers
that the Wnrsnw-I'etrograd line al
ways is in danger of being cut.
At Kupisch, seventy miles west of
Dvinsk, heavy lighting is in progress,
with thc Russians resisting stubbornly, as the breaking of the defence here
would mean the early loss of Dvinsk,
the most important junction ol' the
Petrograd-Warsaw railroad.
Crack Austrian Regiment
Almost Wiped Out
Turin, Aug. 4.—The crack regiment
of Kaiser Jaegers, or the Emperor's
Own Tyrolese Chasseurs, whom Emperor Francis Joseph passed in review
at Schoenbrunn, July IS, immediately
before their departure for the Austrian front on the Isonzo, were almost
completely wiped out early on the
morning of August I, on the Curso
The (lower of the imperial army
faced the fury uf the guns with magnificent bulldog courage, but they
were mowed down almost to the last
man. Thereupon, the Italians went
forward in one of their impetuous
dashes, charging the foe simultaneously on the front and flank, and causing them to (lee in the wildest disorder. Six officers and Ml other prisoners were taken.
Revolution and Riots
Reported in Portugal
Lisbon, Aug. 1.—Sensational and
alarming reports are current in thc
•npital of no less than three separate
revolutions in Portugal. Riots and
assassinations are of daily occurrence.
Political feeling has completely disorganized tiie army and clashes between the royal and the republican
supporters and other factions are frequent.
Yesterday a quartermaster from
the engineers barracks shot and killed
three sergeants of his regiment and
then committed suicide. The sergeants
were members of a secret society
known as the "White Ants," aud bad
denounced the quartermaster as belonging to the republican faction
which is accused of conspiring against
the present government.
Germans Have Given Up
Hope cf Roumania's Help
Berlin, Aug. •!.—A warning that nothing can be expected from Roumania
is conveyed to the readers of the
rages Zeitung in an editorial this
morning by Count Ernest Reventlow.
Mis article summarizes the situation
in the following paragraph:
"Those friendly relations with Roumania made sacred by tradition—and,
on the German side, by lirm confidence—can hardly longer be considered as existing."
Count Reventlow points out Rnu-
mania's refusal lo permit exports of
grain or to permit  ammunition for
the Turks to pass through il.e lerri-
tory, although Russia was permitted
to trans-ship munitions to Serviu.
He says it has been houed Roumania
would fulfil its treaty obligations or
preserve at leust an upright and well-
wishing neutrality, but that the contrary came to pass. Roumania's neutrality became "malevolent," he as
eierts,  with  a  tendency  to  enter  Ibe
conflict on lhe side nl' Germany's one
"Thc importance of Roumania's aid
to Cermuny and Turkey hus been
greatly lessened, however," Count
Reventlow asserts. Before Russia's
Gnliciun defeat, Roumania would
have been a military factor in co-operating with tlie Muscovites, he says,
but that time is past and her military
and political value us an opponent of
Germany is vanishing. The period
when Roumania could be considered
a leading factor in tho development
of the Balkan slates has gone by, the
article declares.
D. A. Thomas Inspects
Canadian Munition Works
Ottawa, July 30.—D. A. Thomas,
representative of Lloyd George, British ministers of munitions, accompanied by W. I). Carr and General
Muhon, left today for Montreal where
they will join General Bertram and
proceed on n tour of inspection of
munition factories.
They will at Montreal inspect the
Angus shops of the C.P.R., the St.
Charles shops of the G.T.P., the Canada Car and Foundry Company's
shops, the Vaudreuil loading plant
and other firms engaged in the muni-
Lion business.
They will proceed thence to Quebec
and will go over the Ross rifle factory
md the Beloeil explosive works.
Proceeding thence to Ihe Nova
Scotia Steel Company's plant at: New
llasgOW, the Dominion Steel Company's plant at Sydney und the Can-
ula Car and Foundry plant at Am-
nerst will be inspected.
Prohibition Sentiment
Has Come to Stay
Ottawa, Aug. 3.—"The anti-liquor
wave in thc west has come to stay,"
ays Hon. W. F. Turgenu, attorney-
"eneral of Saskatchewan, who has
■nine east en route to his native town
it llathurst, N.B. "The cause," he
laid, "probably arises from the fact
ihai times were hard prior to the war
ind economy was the order of the day.
I'he outbreak of war inte'iified scnti-
"Thnt the sentiment against liquor
is general on the prairies is shown by
Ihe recent vote of Alberta. As fnr Sns-
alebewan, the places where strong
.Irink could be found formerly numbered '100. This number has been reduced to a little over twenty, so ue
think that by practically removing
temptation a great step has been
Since thc new law came into effect
the heaviest day's receipts at the surviving twenty-three liquor store's now
under government control in the province were $2000, according to Mr.
Turgeon, who said that all classes
were united in the desire to see the
drink evil quelled. 1
(1,50 Per Year, in Advance.
To the United States $2,00.
All communications should be addressed to
Tlie Herald, Prince George. B. C.
Norman' H. Wesley,
J. G. Qt'INN,
MannKinp- Director.
FRIDAY,   AUGUST  6th,   1915.
In agreement with the recommendation of the local school
trustees and two provincial school
inspectors, the government of
the province has called for tenders for the erection of two
modern school buildings in Prince
(leorge, of two and four rooms
respectively. These schools will,
we are informed by the trustees
give Prince George ample public
and high school accommodation
for the coming year. In addition
.to these new schools a promise
has been obtained from the Department of Education for a
separate high school building to
be erected here next year,
The local Liberal organ has
repeatedly sought during the past
week to make Dolitical capital out
of the statement of a city official
and an opponent of the present
government, (not a member of
the school board and ostensibly
actinR on his own initiative) that
he had succeeded in arranging
with the Victoria authorities for
a six-room building in place of
the four-room one recommended.
Just what argument he advanced
to secure this alleged promise
would be highly interesting,
The trustees very properly resent this official's intrusion on
their rights, as they are the
elected representatives of the
people on all matters pertaining
to local school affairs.
In awswer to the Herald's inquiry for information as to the
trustees' recommendation in the
matter, we have received the
following letter from Mr. A. H.
Mahan, one of the trustees elected in May, Mr. Mahan is now
a resident of Edson, his position
on the local board having been
taken by Mr. H. A. Carney.
The other two members of the
trustees' board,  Messrs.  P.  E.
yni-cn.ci.y-uwiieu curpoiation CIO
ing business and giving excellent
service. Whether the rate is too
high for the service, the Herald
confesses that it has not sufficient technical knowledge or
ability to judge. What we must
consider, however, is that we are
asked to finance an opposition
service to an already established
concern and to shoulder the inevitable loss resulting from rival
The second bylaw calls for
$80,000 to be expended on a water
and sewage system. Pure water
and good drainage are prime essentials to the public health and
are the first requisites of a growing city. Prince George is yet
in its infant stages is peculiarly
blessed in the matter of pure
water; wells can be sunk in the
gravel bed underlying any part
of the city producing the purest
of water. The absence of congestion of population makes the
sewage question not an acute one.
Figure out our population and
answer the question of an §80,000
expenditure for water and sewer
SEALED TENDERS, supersribed
"Tender for Purchase of Cells,"
will be received by the Honorable
the Minister of Public Works up to 12
o'clock noon of the 20th day of August,
1915, for the purchase of the steel cells
now in the provincial lock-up at Prince
Full particulars may be obtained at
the offices of Mr. T. W. Heme, Government Agent, Prince George, or from
Chief Constable Dunwoody.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
Deputy Minister and Public
Works Engineer.
Det. of Public Works,
Victoria, B. <_., Aug, 3rd, 1915.
(Aug. 13-2t.)
IN TM. MA IT an oi an application
1 for duplicate Certificate of title No.
26429a issued to Knut Mellem covering Lot Twenty-Seven (27) Block Fifteen (15) Map 649, Townsite of Fort
George, (McGregor Addition).
it is my intention at the expiration of
one month from the date of first publication hereof to issue a duplicate certificate of title covering the above
lands to Knut Mellem unless in the
meantime I shall receive valid objection
thereto in writing.
DATED at the Land Registry Office,
Kamloops, B. C, this 27th day of April;
A. D. 1915.
30-7 5t. District Registrar.
 ... nunj,       I
St. Stephen's, South Fort George.
Sunday, 8 a. tn., Holy Communion
(second and fourth Sundays); 11 a.m.,
morning prayer, litany and sermon;
2-30 p.m., Sunday school; 7-30 p.m.,
evening prayer and sermon.
Wednesday, 7-30 p.m , evening prayer with intercessions for those engaged
in the war.
St. George's, Central Fort George.
Sunday,  8  a.m.,   Holy   communion
and third Sundays);
(first  and third Sundays);   11  a.m.,
The remaining two bylaws are! ™™»k Player, litany and sermon;
.      .     ,   ,,     ,„,„^ , ,12-30 p.m.,  Sunday school;
for City hall, §10,COO;  and Street evening prayer and sermor
improvements, §l,r,0)0,    In the |   Friday, 7-30 . ....
.   •  • e <,_„ u -_i i   *__,._ i-„._  with intercessions for those engaged in
opinion of the Heral 1 these two the war    Ho]y communion ^^
l sermon,
p.m.,  evening
should receive the
endorsation. This money,
properly expended, would give
employment to many heads of
families here who are sorely in
need of the wherewithal to support their families.
Let us face existing conditions.
Our taxes are heavy enough at
present, in all conscience.   '
ratepayers' I churches on holy days and week days ac-
:e I cording to notice.
Prince George Sunday School at
2-30 p.m., in the day school building.
Physical Defects
Will Be Remedied.
Regulations Regarding Physical
Qualifications of Recruits
Ottawa, Aug. 2.—The Militia
Council has approved of important relaxations in the regulations regarding the qualifications
of recruits offering for service
with the colors, which are ex
First Methodist Church, Prince
George, near Princess Theatre, Third
Avenue west. Rev. H. L. Morrison,
B.A., pastor." Services at 11 a.m., and
7-30 p.m.;   Sunday school, 12 p.m.
First Church, Fort George. -Rev.
C M. Wright, b.a., minister, Services
at 11 a.m. and 7-30 p.m.; Sabbath
school at 12-15 p.m.
Knox Church, South Fort Georqe.
Rev. A. C. Justice, b.a., minister.
Service every Sunday morning in the
church at 11 a.m.; Sabbath school at
2 p.m.
Saint Andrew'3 Church, Prince
GEORGE.-Rev. A. C. Justice, B A.,
minister. Service is held in the Rex
Theatre, George Street, every Sunday
evening at 7-30 p.m.; Sabbath school
in the Kex Theatre, at 2-30 p.m.
Third Avenue, near George Street.
On Sunday, August 8th, at 8.15 p.m.
Mr. J. J. Rouse will give  a lecture il-
\\",\ .. ., ... w  ir   i     .ii •, ■ ,  ,        , ••       lustrated bv  a  large  colored  chart.
Wilson and CH. Leathley, agree pected to add largely to enlist- Subject, "Death-Is it Annihilation?"
with Mr. Mahan's  statements,: ment There in no collection anti a11 are cord'-
„,',.,, . ,   .   j ally invited,
the height  requirement "'
as contained   in   his  letter,   in
every particular.
"Editor, Herald.—Replying
to yours of the ,%th ult., re.
schools at Prince George.
For yuur information I
would say that the School
Board was unanimously in
favor of a four-room school
in the west end, and a two-
room school in the Millar Addition. This was also agreed
to by School Inspector Gower
also School Inspector Murphy
who carefully went over both
school sites; and from the
number of children attending
school we came to the conclusion that the above schools
were sufficient for present
requirements. Also that we
could use one of the rooms
in the four-room school for
high school work for the
present, which we considered
was to the best interests of
the public and of economy
under present conditions."
Yours truly,
A. H. Mahan.
changed from 5 feet 4 inches for
infantry to 5 feet 2 inches, and
for artillery from 5 feet 6 inches
to 5 feet 4 inches. The minimum
chest measurement is to be 33
inches, There will be in future
only one medical examination
and that at the place of recruiting.
Men suffering from bad teeth
and otherwise medically fit will
be supplied with new sets at the
expense of the government, the
work being done by the dental
Slight physically defects which
may be removed by minor operations will be removed at the government's expense by the army
medical service. It is estimated
that in the past, more than fifteen thousand men have failed to
secure places in the forces because of regulations which have
now been relaxed.
To the Holders of Agreements of Sale
or Assignments Within the Municipality of Prince George.
In order that the holders of agreements of sale or of assignments of
properly within the Municipality of
Prince George may exercise their rights
as voters under the same, you are requested to notify the City Assessor and
Collector at his office in the Princess
Block, Prince George, B.C., at your
earliest convenience, and have your
name placed on the City Assessment
Assessment Notices will be mailed to
Owners and Agreement Holders at an
early date, and it is advisable that you
have your name on the roll, thus avoiding delay and saving any discount
allowed on Taxes due August 31, 1915.
City Assessor and Collector.
Dated June 9th, 1915.
Prince George, B.C.
Sole Agent for the
MILLAR Portion
of Prince George
Special inducements to
people who will build.
Come in and talk it over.
It will not cost you anything.
One week from tomorrow, on
Saturday, August 14th, the taxpayers of this city will be asked
to ratify bylaws authorizing the
sale of bonds to the amount of
S150.000 for the installation of
public utilities and the carrying
out of civic improvements, The
sum proposed to be raised is apportioned as follows: Electric
light and power plant, $45,000;
water and sewers, $8o,0G0; city
hall, 810,0(10; street improvements, $15,000.
The people of Prince George
who must pay the bills should
seriously consider whether they
can, with the present outlook,
afford to shoulder the extra taxation which the expenditure of
this amount would involve, In
the first-mentioned bylaw, for
the  installation  of an  electric
Fort George Residence
Destroyed By Fire.
The residence of Mrs, W.
Angell, on Central Avenue, Fort
George, was completely destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning,
The inmates of the house were
only awakened in time to escape
in their night clothes, and tlie
contents of the house were a
total loss. The lire is supposed
to have originated from the
smouldering remains of a lire in
the stove. When discovered the
flames were in the ceiling near
the chimney, but the spread was
so rapid that it was impossible to
check the blaze,
Prince Georok School.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Prince George Four-
room School," will be received by
the Honorable the Minister of Public
Works up to 12 o'clock noon of Friday
the 20th day of August, 1915, for the
erection and completion of a four-room
School at Prince George, in the Cariboo
Electoral District, B. C.
Plirtia, specifications, contract, and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 28th day of July, 1915, at the
offices of Mr. T. W. Heme, Government Agent, Prince George; Mr. J.
Mahoney, Government Agent, Vancouver ; or the Department of Public
Works, Victoria, B. C.
Intending tenderers can obtain one
copy of plans and specifications by applying to the undersigned with a deposit of ten dollars ($10), which will be
refunded on their return in good order.
Each proposal must be accompanied
by an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of
Canada, made payable to the Honorable the Minister of Public Works, foi
a sum equal to ten per cent, of tender,
which shall be forfeited if the party
tendering decline to enter into contract
when called upon to do so, or if he fail
to complete the work contracted for.
The cheques or certilicates of deposit of
unsuccessful tenderers will be returned
to them upon tho execution of the contract.
Tenders will not bo considered unless
made out on lhe forma supplied, signed
wilh the actual signature of lhe tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
Tbe lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted,
Deputy Minister and Public
Works Engineer.
Dept. of Public Works,
Victoria, B. C, July 1.1th, 1915.
Aug. 20-3t.
Garden Tracts
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* ■■«■■«»   No. 13 PRINCE  OEOROE.
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 — . —— to "The Crisis in B. C."
Shows the Inconsistencies of Moses Cotsworth and Rev.
A. E. Cooke and Makes Strong Defence of the
Government Land Policy.
Vancouver, July 30.—Heaping with
ridicule the author and thi clerical
sponsors of "The Crisis in B. C,'' and
repudiating it as a "venomous piece
of partizar literature," Hon. W. .1
Bowser last night for two and a half
hours entertained a large audience in
the Orpheum theatre. The entire
house, with the exception of the upper
gallery, was crowded with an audience
which included many ladies. Over a
hundred prominent Conservatives, including the members of thc legislature
for Yale, Ocwdney, Chilliwack, Delta,
Similkameen and Kamloops, and the
Conservative candidates and members
for Vancouver, occupied seats on the
platform and an ovation was tendered
the attorney-general both at the opening and the clone of his address.
It was in smiting the enemy hip
and thigh with shafts of ridicule and
satire that thc attorney-general most
pleased the great crowd. Mr. Cotsworth, whose mildest description was
that of "a meddlesome old man" was
himself charged by the attorney-general with profiting while in the government service by the very forms
of landstaking which he condemned
in his pamphlet. Rev. Mr. Cooke
was charged with being a Liberal
hiding under the gown of a clergyman. Both were accused of being
actuated by a desire for office in the
future. The demand for a Royal
Commission was characterized as
preposterous, Hon. Mr. Bowser pointing out that the real place to settle
these matter was at the polls. He
expressed his belief that the people,
who for twelve years had returned
the government to power at the polls,
would express a renewal of that con-
,fidence when the next election was
"I must regret the occasion which
requires me as a minister of the
crown and a member for Vancouver
to reply to these charges at a time
when the empire is in travail and
suffering," said Mr. Bowser, after
Mr. F. W. Welsh in a short speech
had formally opened the meeting.
"Most people would think that men
in holy orders would be better employed in these times in trying to
bring peace and goodwill into the
world. But the political parson is
not the only one to blame. Mr. Macdonald, one of the leaders of the Liberal party, has seen fit to make a
political attack. His idea of a political truce is one that is binding only
on us. He told a meeting here in
the city that the most patriotic thing
to do was to turn the McBride government out. I am not deceived by
his offers of a truce and I am here
tonight to accept the gauntlet thrown
"Land Grabbers."
Dealing with the statements set out
under the heading of "Landgrabbers
and their booty," which he said was
amazing language for a Christian
minister to use, Mr. Bowser said that
there had been either an ignorance or
suppression of material facts. The
lands which had been bought back
from thc C.P.R. of the Columbia &
Western Railway grant at 40 cents
per acre were not worthless lands,
but had been taxed at 50 cents per
acre. It had been bought back at
the request of miners and settlers
whose rights were contested by the
C.P.R. As part of the bargain the
C.P.R. had refunded to the government $401,113 guarantees previously
paid, released the government from
a further guarantee of $.ri0,000, and
taken over the Slocan & Kaslo Railway from the C.N.R. and standardized it.
"Why do they not mention those
facts if they have investigated the
matter, and present their facts in a
non-partizan spirit?" asked Mr. Bowser.
The figures given in the section devoted to the lands department, he
said, were false and misleading. Only
three of the land assessors failed to
report lands in their districts available for preemption within twenty
miles of a road or railroad, and in
each case it was due to misapprehension, Thc assessor at B:\rlicrville had
reported he hud no land within
twenty milcs of a railroad, but that
was because he had no railroad. He
had considerable land, and bad since
issued 2702 records for preemptions
for a total of 520,000 acrcs.
Mr. Bowser declared that instead
of only 10 per cent, of the agricultural land being left to the province
there is still over 50 per cent, belonging to the crown. He produced
an affidavit of the secretary of Ibe
agricultural commission characterizing as untrue in every particular the
statements which Mr. Cotsworth hud
made of the commission.
Cotsworth and the Con.
"One  of the greatest operators of
this system of 'fraudulently acquiring
lands' is our good friend Moses Cotsworth. I'm going to tell you quite a
bit about Moses' history as a specula*
tor with an eye to the main chance,"
continued Mr. Bowser, and the audience listened with renewed interest.
"When we first met Mr. Cotsworth
he had been engaged to regrade the
civil service, and in so doing he learned a bit about our land laws in this
province. There was then some land
at Quatsino, and also residing there
a half-time constable named Sorensen, who got $30 a month for serving
writs und keeping order when required. Cotsworth heard about this land
at Quutsino and he at once decided
he must go and regrade my $30 a
month constable. In fact he could
not do it on one trip. He learned
each time about a bit more land, and
he travelled three or four times at
the public expense to Quatsino to regrade my $30 constable, and finished
up without regrading him at all.
"We had a constable named Cox at
Alberni, who thought that his own
horizon might be raised by the re-
grading official, and who assisted Mr.
Cotsworth by staking the land for
him. That was in 1909. The first
time Moses got 389 acres staked for
himself, located for him by a constable in the public pay by this fraudulent way at the public expense. But
that was not enough. Mr. Cotsworth
decided to get some more, and he had
320 acres staked in the name of his
wife, Keziah Cotsworth. Then he
carried his fraud further by having
another 240 acres staked in the name
of Daisy Edith Cotsworth. Now Moses
thinks it is a fraud to complete, on
a falling market, the purchases he begun on a rising market. (Laughter).
Borrowed a Thousand.
"That was not all Moses did. He
got a loan of a thousand pounds
from a friend in England on the security of this land, which he has
never got title to. He soys now that
he merely got this land to expose the
frauds on the crown. He did this
while he was in the pay of the crown.
Do you believe that explanation? Why
did he keep that secret hidden for
five years? Why did he continue to
make payments if he merely bought
the lands to prove that they were got
by fraud?
"Cotsworth has said there is no
land left for the pre-emptor. Well,
there would not be if Moses had his
way. There was a clause in the Land
Act whereby anyone could protest a
pre-emption, so while Moses was in
Quatsino he heard of a pre-emption
held by a man named Waugh, and
he had a complaint entered. He wrote
to the land agent, 'When cancelled
please notify me us I wish to enter
an application to purchase.' (Laughter).
"This is thc man who denounces
the government for unjust tyranny
over poor pre-emptors. Cox got suspicious and put in the application in
the name of his own wife. (Laughter).
Moses was hoist with his own petard
and had to buy the land from Cox.
"Another time he objected to a
young man named Guy Gilsted, and
wanted it purchased in the name of
Daisy E. Cotsworth. Gilsted was
upheld, however, and the poor pre-
emptor kept his land.   (Applause).
"On another occasion when Moses
was out on a regrading trip he spied
Mon men and wrote to the land agent
that if Cox did not apply to have it
purchased in the name of Frank
Wright Cotsworth. But Frank was
dropped later, and he wanted it in
the name of Grace Cotsworth. Nook,
however, was upheld, and is now in
possession of the property that Cotsworth tried to take from him.
"At this stage I would like to quote
from the pamphlet. It is Moses on
Moses. Moses says, 'Thus the pre
emptor was tricked and the land thief
grew rich.' (Loud laughter,) Thfe
public conscience was debauched and
the speculator became unable to pay
his taxes." (Renewed laughter).
Erroneous Statements.
Many alleged mis-statements or incomplete statements of fact were al
leged by the attorney-general in the
pamphlet. He said that where Mr.
Cotsworth had made it appear that
1051 applications for land in the
name of 117 agents had been made
in one week he had used a date when
the names of two advertising periods
I covering nine weeks were appearing
I in the Gazette.
i "Of the 1051 applications Mr. Cotsworth did not tell you that over 000
I were dropped or disallowed, and only
a little over 300 allowed," added Mr.
Bowser. "He did not tell you that
James Scott, who is down for 74,000
acres, applied for 47,000, and did not
get one acre. He had Robert Cross
down for 61,780 acres, but Cross only
got 1280 acres allowed him. George
M. Beitnes, who is down as applying
for forty-eight coal leases, dropped
forty-two of them, and the other six
were disallowed. Lloyd, who is down
for 26,288 acres, did not proceed with
one of his applications.
"Many of those who did speculate
would be glad to get their 50 cents
an acre back and return the land, but
in the end we will get their 50 cents
and the land also. It was a speculative age, and we took advantage of it
by raising the price of land. If we
had wanted to stand in with the
speculators we would not have raised
the price of lands.
Quoting figures in connection with
the land sales, Mr. Bowser said that
of the 2,274,000 acres wanted in 1913
by seventeen agents, only 929,000 had
been allowed, and 1,329,000 had not
been proceeded with. The land boom
had died out now, and only 45,000
acres were sold in 1914, but in that
year crown grants for 1,300,000 acres
to pre-emptors had been given. It
had been necessary, he added, to
raise revenue by the sale of a portion
of the public domain to meet the
havy cost of developing the province,
and the department at Victoria had
not been affected by political color.
Among the prominent Liberals who
had bought British Columbia lands,
he continued, was Hon. Edward
Brown, provincial treasurer in the
Norris cabinet in Manitoba, who
bought 68,000 acres, and now wanted
returned his $40,000 first payment and
taxes. "The executive council refused
the request. We will have both the
$40,000 and the land, too," said Mr.
Bowser. Mr. J. F. Bledsoe of Alberni
and Stuart Henderson, K.C, were
prominent Liberals- who had large
land holdings in the province, he added.
"Thc pamphlet says," continued the
speaker: "We ask for a thorough investigation hy absolutely reliable and
highly trained investigators.' I smell
Cotsworth. (Laughter,) The hand is
the hand of Esau, but the voice is the
voice of moses. (Renewed laughter).
The pamphlet goes on, 'We demand a
royal commission.' I smell Cooke.
(Laughter). The little Kitsilano congregation could doubtless be persuaded to allow the pastor a holiday
while he serves on the royal com-
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The River Rhine and its fifteen bridges, which the allies plan
to destroy with 2,000 aeroplanes, in the hope of cutting off supplies
of munitions and men for the German Army on the western front.
SPECIALTY. No order too small
to receive our immediate attention.
We want an opportunity to show
you. Just Phone 25 - we'll do the
rest. And you'll get your printing
Prince George Herald
George Street
Telephone 25.
Business Follows the Flag
of Good Advertising.
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS of the past ten months have
created an up-hill situation for business. Consistent and
persistent advertising in the proper medium will enable you to
"make" the hill and show a gain for your business
even normal times.
The wise engineer does not
cut down the steam on the upgrade - just a little more is
needed to negotiate the hill.
Why not let us talk to you about a conservative publicity campaign in the Prince George Herald, the oldest established newspaper in Central British Columbia? We can
introduce you to the people who will buy your merchandise.
Call us up and we shall be pleased to discuss publicity
with you.
Tclephon. SS.
P. O. Box H4S.
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<JJ£' " " ' 9 W WMW4WriV&_lw.W.i¥r&_WriW4& The city council is communica
ting with the railway company ask-, of ^^ ^ Q ^ ]Q() feet; ^ Loring.Mij|er claim
ing for a cheap return tare tothe'
prairie harvestfields. HS^ta "ibl^"""   | chiefly out of fifty feetof ground   ^Ti^"^^^^ ■■';.-,
, .                                                              On  Lightning' Creek  a   nugget of   land   between   the   mojk.h
All city property owner? ami those   i a„;„i,„j „„„„ a„„„.H) 1I«U   Holmes    (Beiuer)    Rivpi
straight line to the nortneast cor-
Watty surrendered $130,000 from l^Uj^g&Z^
water)   Kiver;   thence  easterly    ami
asterly  water-
gave to the shareholders $240,000! southerly along the ea
sheds of tlie Torpy and Morkill (Little
liable for property taxes are eligible
to vote on the money bylaws being
The Sunshine Society has concluded its first year of work and
submitted to the  ratepayers on the I its  birthday  was celebrated  at
On Lightning Creek a nugget of land between the Morkill ana
was picked up on August 2, 18G4, ^k^'mt^T'' noiS
which weighed 3U 1-1G OZ., valu- watershed of the Holmes River to the
ed at $481.00.   The Moffat claim l»l* of ''"""nencement.
14th inst.    The list  is
made up by City Assessor Carney.
X. W. Rowell.K.C, leader of the
Opposition in the Ontario Legislature, passed through from the west
this morning en route to Toronto.
Sam Shannon, who has been engineer at the Northern Electric
company's plant, left today for his
home in Glasgow, Scotland,
on the same creek gave $90,000
It is not altogether a surprise
j to learn that one of these dredges
on  the   first  clean-up   realized
$35,000.   So much for old-Willi
ams Creek, but the meadows at
Mr.  and
Mrs.  Alex.   Pirie,   of
Soulh Fort
(leorge.  left  today for
Phoenix,    1
{.('.,   where   they   will
unsuitable and the  pumps noti
powerful enough or big enough
now being ithe residence of Mrs. Cowie re-, ,
,,       ,       ., , j: to fitty feet ol ground
cently, when the members and     ...      .   ,._..,.__
their   friends   enjoyed   games
cards, dancing, etc.
In reviewing the past year
they cannot but feel that the
work of the society has been
good. The members have met
with the heartiest support from
the people of the whole district,
from the government officials
here and from the provincial
government, and their thanks
extend to all who have co-operated with them. The relief committee in their visiting, have
found many cases where sickness
in the family or lack of work
made a little help very acceptable
and tbe government officials and
merchants of the district have in
many cases helped the committee
in securing work for those who
needed it.
The society has held one bazaar
one dance, served refreshments
at a carnival and the railway
men's dance, and together with
subscriptions, have raised in all
the sum of §736.55. They were
also largely instrumental in obtaining the permission of the
Minister of Lands for the use by
the people of the district of the
unsold government lots for garden purposes; this has been taken advantage of by many residents of the district.   They have
obtained a sufficient number of;Canbo0 a lai"*er one was taken
cups, saucers, and other utensils, out on Wild Horse Creek, Koot-
suitable for serving refreshments enay. earlier in the same month
at dances and other public gatherings. These will be rented at
reasonable rates to any respon-
The July issue of the Ford Times sible persons desiring the use of I
i magazine published by the Ford them for such purposes. „      ...   .  D D    ,,
The object of the society has Hon" ™- }' BoWser RePhes
been and will be to lend a helping ' ° "The Cnsis in & C-"
Attorney-General's Office
July 3rd, 1915.
Walter F. Gregg, P.L.S., spent
Sunday in town, returning'Monday
to the Willow Hiver country where
he anel Mr. A. II. Holland arc
working on government surveys.
E. Walter Anderson and Miss
Anna May Johnson were married at
Soutii Fort Geoi'ge last Saturday
evening. Rev. A.C. Justice performed the ceremony.
Rev. Mr. Bushfield, Methodist
minister at McBride, who is visiting
Rev. Mr. Morrison here, received a
wire this morning that the parsonage at McBride was burned to the
ground last night with all its contents.
Anticipating the arrival of the
new fire engine and apparatus pur-
chased by the city, the fire hall at
the comer of Fourth Avenue and
(ieorge Street, is being enlarged and
a hose tower erected.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan   and   AI
.   ,. ,   . .berta,    the    Yukon    Territory,    the
the foot of this creek have yet to North-West Territories and in a por-
be   attacked   and  worked.   At- tion of the Province a M**0*
. ,       lumbia, may be leased tor a term oi
tempts were made m  early days twenty-one years at an annual rental
to do something with this ground jof ? . an acre.   Not more than 2,600
, . f ,,       ,.    ! aeres will be leased to one applicant.
but the machinery at the dis-:   Application for a  lease  must  be
posal of the early operators was made by the applicant in person to
" 'the Agent or Sub-Agent of the  dis
trict in which the rights applied fori
ire situated.
..     . .... In surveyed territory the land must
to cope with the water.   When , bu je^Hbed by sections, or legal sub-
it is possible, ancl it will be soon,; livisions of sections, and in unsur-
., i ,-eved territory the tract applied for
to transport   the   necessary L^u be staked out by the applicant]
machinery,  the returns, should himself
Pints, per dozen -   - 95c
Quarts, per dozen   - 1,15
Half-Gallon, per doz. 1,45
Rings, per dozen -   -
the working be successful, will
rival Antler and Williams Creeks
in their palmiest days.
In the meantime the surrounding country is being hunted over
by experienced miners and prospectors in large numbers and the
public may soon be apprised of
some new and wonderfully rich
strike. Old miners insist that
Cariboo has been only half prospected and that more gold is lying there now than was ever
taken out.
It might be interesting to state
that although the nugget already
mentioned as having been found
on August 2, 1864, was the largest taken out to that  date in
and year weighing 37 ounces,
which was the largest in that
year north of the international
boundary line. •
Motor   Co..   contains   a   full-page
picture of the Ford car used  by the
Each application must be accompa- j
nied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded' if the rights applied for are!
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on the merchant-1
able output of the mine at the rate of j
live cents per ton.
The    person   operating   the   mine
-hall furnish the Agent with sworn j
returns accounting for the full quan- j
tity of merchantable coal mined   nnd|
pay the royalty thereon.    If the eual!
mining rights are not being operated.
such returns should be furnished   at
!east once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may
'ee permitted to pure-base whatever
available surface rights may be con-
ndered necessary for the working of
lhe mine at the rate of . 10.UU 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
if Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorized publication of
f.his advertisement will not be paid
fire   department   at   South    Fort! hand wherever it is necessary.
George.  "Doc" Layne at the wheel]    During the coming year the (Continued from Page?,)
looks extremely efficient as a daring j "Sunshiners" hope to have many mission,    if Cooks  is as sincere, as
driver and fire-fighter.                   j enjoyable features and ask the he professes to be, where was he all
                     'same co-operation and sympathy the years when the Liberal govern-
Mr. and Mrs, F. P. Burden ar- that they have received in the ment of Canada was made the sub-
rived from Edmonton on Tuesday j past, ject of serious charges and scandals?'
evening's train. Mrs. Burden has! The statement below wil] give A Voice—At the North Pole,
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. I,. G. i some idea of the work that has
MacHaffie in Edmonton for some, been done by the society.
Prince George School (Two Room)
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Prince George School.''
will be received by the Honourable tin-
Minister of Public Works up to 12
o'cleeck noon of Friday, the Oth day of
August, 1916, for the erection and completion of a two-room school-house at
Prince George, jn the Cariboo Electoral
Plans,   specifications,   contrac!, and
Mr.   Bowser—No     my    friend    is  forms of tei,der may be  seen  on and
,.._,,,,     Tt,.,,   „-.     ie,  "<-■ _i    _     ,    after the 13th dav of .Julv, l'Jl'i, at the
wrong,    That  was Dr.  Cook   No.   1.  ofike of Mr> T. fa A-erni. Government
,,,.,. „ / " nns is Dr. Cooke No. 2.   The second  Agent, Prince George, and the Depart-
weeks.    Mr.   Burden   is  returning;    Statement for the year ending June  Dr. Cooke is an explorer too.   He has  ment of Public Work.. Victoria.
from a surveying trip into the Peace 30th> 1915' found a mare's nest.    (Laughter).    I      By application  to  the   undersigned,
■■••-■ e-ontracteirs may obtain a  copy  of the
er .'oiintrv.
In a baseball match that  was re-
plete with spectacular  stunts and
iy afternoon by a score
19 to '.'.   Feer the Merchants Jeglum
nnd II 1 were  the  battery,   while
the Bankers were forced to call for
recruits on their tiring line.
Nmip,„r iq^STil, t w a i TJel',if •the T*™ Mr' r"°ke W8S P|ana an(l specifications for the sum of
November 19, 1914, Sale of Work and silent during those years is because ten dollars W which will be refund-
Dance, $290.10; January 22nd, 1915, he drew $1089 from the Liberal gov- ed on their return hi good order.
Refreshments served at Carnival $18.10; ernment for lecturing in Ireland .nd Each proposal must be accompanied
February 5th, 1915, Dance given in who do vou think he got ii from? by an accepted hank cheque or certifi-
brilliant play the city Merchants I South Fort George, $23.40; April 5th, It was from Mr. Preston the Mr i c»te of deposit on a chartered bank of
defeated the Bank era at baseball on 1916' Refreshments served at Railway Preston, who sent the historic m_.\^^lM_in__V__\_i%Sto.
Wednesday afternoon bv a score of  Me" 3 Danee' S73-^ Atjrl1  24th. 1915, Eage to the Liberals in Ontario: 'Hug j _ sum equal to 10 per cent of lender,
'SOper cent, of receipts on opening d.y the machine for the sake of auld lang' which  sna"  be  forfeited  if the party
at Fort George  Drug Co.'s Ice Cream syne."    (Renewed    lauehter)     strio tendering decline to enter into contract
Pu,l,r.  11o ini- M.... o_(_   ine      f     i I (Ju..e.Lu    laug-niei).    M"P. when ca ed upon to do so, or  f he fa
Parlors, .10.00   May 20th, 191a, refund the gown from the back of the politi-, t0 complete the  work   contracted  for.
from provincial government on one re-1 cal  parson  and  you find  underneath  The cheques or certificates  of deposit
lief case, $5G. 10; Subscriptions received a plain ordinary Grit." ! of unsuccessful  tenderers  will  be  re-
during the year, $265.00; Total receipts      Rev. Mr. Cooke, said the speaker. ■ ^r"ed to thcm u|,,,n  the execution of
t"*Qt* "" I   i i i • • i • till* tOnirdCt;
nisDrtpeie«TOTO                !                   partisanship not merely by Tenders will not be considered unless
DI_uURbLMh.Mb.               j his language, but by his act in asso- made out on the forms supplied, signed
Relief given  to   seven   families   in ; dating himself with Cotsworth, who wittl tne actual signature of  the  ten-
Central Fort George,   $107.15;   Relief had been a disappointed aspirant for fetf enclosed  '"  the envelopes
given to five families in Prince George,   the Liberal nomination in New West- The lowest or any tender  not   neces-
minster   in   1912.    "To the   discredit sarily accepted.
ie Fi
rt <
Third Avenue
Brunswick St:
for a fifty-roo
all respects,
complete tin-
ison, proprietor of
I"te-1. started work
his new hostelry on
between Quebec and
eets.   The plans call
n building modern in
Mr, Johnson hopes to
structure  in record
Father Coccola Visits.
IFt'ii.  A.   I„  Sifton, premier of
Alberta,   passed  through   the city!
last Sunday evening en route to the
Panama Pacific Exposition.  In conversation with the Herald Mr. SiftOn     Rev, Father Coccola, the veter-
stated that they were looking for a an Indian missionary, was a vis'-
bumper harvest in Alberta.   He did tor here last Sundav.   After a
$164.35; Relief given to three  families
in Soulh Fort George, $41.85; Sundry Iof the Liberal party there were found
cases other limn above to which relief nine delegates who voted for Moses
hus been given, $51.30; Cups, saucers, there. (Laughter.) Now, Rev, Mr.
and other utensils purchased, $41.20; Cooke calls upon high heaven to help
Total Disbursements, $405.86; Balance turn oul the government. Well, who
on hand, $330.7o. ; |<, t0 take our places?   The Liberals?
Jank L. Cowie, President,   j Can  you   imagine  one  of  the  arch-
GRACE E. Dunn, Secreter,.  angels coining down to jiein himself
Deputy Minister and
Works Engineer.
Department of Public WoFkb,'
Victoria, B.C., July 12th, 1915.
with Ralph !
form      a
inith ami
John Oliver to
not expect there would be a scarcity
of help in the harvest, a- there were
still many unemployed railway
laborers in that country. About
5000 recruits now in training in the
different    camps   throughout    the
provi   hail   received   a  month's
leave to work in the harvest and
these would be a great help in relieving the shortage of labor.
Miss,   Annie-   Exelhy
Alfred   I .   Peterson, of
were mnrried al the Met
sonage,  on   Tue-day
Rev. H, S. Morrison.
and   Mr.
odist parcelling,   by
The honey-
strenuous and active career of
over forty years on the frontier
of Western Canada, Father Coccola is still hale and hearty, and
makes long and arduous trips to
visit his Indian wards in various
parts of the northern interior.
He is intensely interested in the
European war and recently
sought permission from
church authorities togxj to France
and minister to the wounded,
The church authorities gently
but firmly declined to allow the
old pioneer to take up the
dangerous duty on the battlefields.
moon   was spent  here,- the happy
iGuple leaving for home today.
Notice is hereby given that the Order in Council of the 2nd day of Sep
tiiiiln-i, 1912, establishing a Maine re
serve in the County of Cariboo na.-
been revoked, and under the authority
of section 30 of this Ae-i a trad of
land in llu- said county as described
hereunder has been set apart for the
purposes of a game reserve, namely:
Commencing at a point on the nortli
ern watershed of the Holmes (Benver)
River, said peeint being four miles in
an  easterly  direction   Irom   McBride
Prince George Post Building,
George Street   -   Prince George, B.C.
n\i\_EN  BROS.,   .
Dominion and II. C. Land Surveyors,
Surveys Of Lands, Mines, Townsites,
Timber Limits, etc.
Porl Goorgo, 1). C.
Iliiiniiieeiiil Street
!•'. P, Burden, Max,
Ne-I_.li, B. C.
IC!,. Wlllil.SI|-i-|.|
A. II.    .ee-e-ee,    .KI-.
Vietorla. H. ('.
111. Pemberton lll,lt,
F.C. Green, Mir,
New llei/,.|n,ie, H. C.
II. C. Aillevk, M«r,
Station, een the Grand Trunk  1
tliy  Railway;   theuce  in  a   northwesterly
direction on a straight line to    the
northeast corner of S. T.  L. 3554U;
thencew est along the north boundnry
of said licence to the easterly north-
eaet corner of Lot 407G, Cariboo Land
District; thence west, north, and west
to the northwest corner ol" Lot -1(17-1,
Cariboo Land  District;    thence    due
.west to the east bonndarv of Lot 4058;
tall er Coccola lias  two broth-. thence northerly and westerly along
ers wl o arc officers in the French i l'le boundaries of  Lots  4068, 40(>0. -„      ,
1     n'4062, and 4003, Cariboo Land District; are uP-tcr_date m everything.
to the northwest corner of the latter] Tin- Panama New Co
The Panama News Stands on
(ieorge Street, I'rince George, and
Hamilton Street, South Fori George
have your Home Newspapers, al o
Magazines, Cigars, Cigarettes and
Snuffs. Von will find there, too, a
complete line of  Stationery,   We
army, one of them a general.
Summer Holiday Trips
To Eastern Canada and United States
Combined Rail and Fresh Water Cruises
in exquisitely appointed trains and veritable palaces
on water, insuring comfort and rest to
the pleasure seeker.
SUMMER SERVICE STARTS with lirst train from
Winnipeg, Saturday, June 19th, at 10-80 p.m., and even
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday thereafter, connecting ui
Kort William with S. S. " Moronic," " HuronU- and
"Hamonlc," respectively, and  boat special from Sarnia.
Day Train from Fori William leaves Immediately
after arrival of steamer.
See the Scenic Wonders of Western Ontario
(The Nibigami District.)
Side Trips      ::     ::     Liberal Stop-Overs.
Your patronage is earnestly solicited.    Literature furnished
Itineraries arranged.
W. J. QUINLAN, District Pass. Agent, Winnipeg. Man.
Danforth & Mclnnis,
::         PRINCE GEORGE,   B. C.
Gel Our E.tlm&t6B Free of Cleiire/e
::        Job Work Noatly nnel Promptly Es
Phone 26
Just Stop and Think
of the risk and inconvenience of burning coal nil-
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.
1'hone 1(», Prince Georgo,
Undertaker and Funeral Director.
Caskets, Funeral Supplies, & Shipping Cases always on liaml
Out-of-town calls promptly attended to.
Phone 23 Fort George.
Prince George and Fort George.
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