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 VOL. 5, NO. 44.
PRINCE CEORGE, BRITISH 'COLUMBIA,  FRIDAY, JULY 2,  1915.
Price Five Cents
Dominion Day Celebration
Was Successful Affair
Bombs Found by Police After Zeppelin Raids on Coast Towns.
When the youthful city of
Prince George starts oul to cele-
hrate, she celebrates in everything that the word implies. No
half-way measures are tolerated
in the proceedings which introduces the first public festival
since the city's inception—the
Dominion Day celebration yesterday.
The weather man was a large
contributor to the success of the
day's programme. The sun arose
bright and warm, and by noon
was emitting genuine midsummer
rays. Cool zephyrs banished any
discomfort arising from the heat
and resulted in weather that was
a joy to the ice cream and lemonade vendors.
The main thoroughfare was a
riot of evergreens, flags and
bunting ; the windows of stores
and offices were beautifully decorated for the occasion, and
countless evidences of that thoroughness that made this district
famous were on every hand.
About $450 in prizes were distributed for the different events
of the day. For the best decorated building, the prize went to
Hoods, Ltd. The Northern Lumber & Merchantile Co., copped
the prize for the best decorated
float in the parade, while little
Virginia Johnson on her handsomely decorated Shetlai d was a
popular prize winner.
The day's programme of events
started at 9-30 a.m. with a parade
headed by the city band, and
numerous decorated wagons and
floats, horsemen and equestriennes, carrying banners, etc.
When the procession reached the
athletic grounds east of George
Street it was very evident that
busy and willing hands had been
at work. A grand-stand, racetrack, ball-ground, and refreshment booths, had been prepared,
and everything was in readiness
for the carrying out of the
lengthy programme of sports.
The first events were the horse
races which were decided for the
following owners:
Free for all.-Ruggies, HouRhtaling.
Indian Pony Race. - Electic, Joe
Quaw, and Denis.
Pony Race. — Westoby, Enemark.
Slow Race.— Maurice Quaw.
Ladies' Race.— Mrs. Kennyon, Mrs.
Hanover, Mrs. Place.
In the afternoon the athletic events
were decided as follows :
KM) yd. dash.-A. E. Fawcett, M, E.
Curkins, Chas. Allen.
Three-legged Race. — Fawcett and
Corkins, Watson and McLeod.
Sack Race.-A. E. Fawcett, M. E.
Corkln,
Fat Man's Race.-C. Thumbart.
Pack Race.— Batiste, Marshall, C.
Thumbart.
22() yards. - M. E. Corkins, A, E.
Fawcetl.
Hoys' Race -Eddie Brown, Hershal
Angell,
Young Ladies' Race-Miss M. Keefe,
Miss Hammond.
Sack Race- EmilCaus, Leslie Stinson
Hoys ii to HI - Eddie Allen, Allan
McKenzie.
Girls 10 to 13-Annie Nehring, Katl-
leen Brown.
Boys 10 to 18-Emil Cans,  L. Pipke.
Married Ladies-Mrs. Corkin, Mrs.
Millar, Mrs. Sargent.
Girls under 6-Jill Wilson, B. Caus.
Boys under 6-Tieky Wilson, L. Tyler
GirlsCto 10—Frances Keddie, Muriel
Rogers.
Broad Jump—McGuire Itt ft. 10 ins.
Murray Itt ft. 5 ins.
Hop, Step, and Jump — McGuire,
Scott.
High Jump-McGuIre, Stewart, (split)
Shot-put—Murray,
Baseball (iame.
The event that everyone looked
forward to was the baseball contest between the local nine and
the Hazelton team. The game
was a disappointment. The team
from the western town arrived
minus their battery, so a couple
of local players were substituted
in the field. The Prince George
team made a walk-away of the
game, the final score standing
1(3 2, which just about represents
the respective merits of the
teams.
In justice to Sinclair, the Hazelton pitcher, it might be stated
that he was under the doctor's
care up to within an hour of going into the box, and suffering
rather severely from ptomaine
poisoning.
Two more games are to be
played to decide the series, tomorrow and Sunday, and with
the arrival of three more players
today from Hazelton, a more even
contest is looked for in the remaining games. The reader is
spared the box score.
Patriotic Dance.
The dance in the Ritts-Kifer
Hall in the evening was a fitting
conclusion to a most successful
day.   The proceeds were in aid
of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund,
and the ladies of the local branch
exceeded   anything  before  at-
: tempted in this line of entertain-
I ment.   The music was splendid,
i the floor in excellent condition,
and the large gathering had a
1 most enjoyable evening.
G. T. P. Hotel Was
Opened Yesterday
At Edmonton.
In line with their usual policy
of progress! veness and to provide
the  beat possible service,   not
| only in the way of transportation
j facilities for passengers, but also
| for their care ard comfort while
.travelling in  Western  Canada,
i the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
i Company have added one more
I feature in the way of a hotel at
j Edmonton,    "The  Macdonald,"
I which was opened yesterday, and
| which is not surpassed on the
American continent for location,
architectural design, furnishings,
equipment, cuisine, and all other
matters that go to make for the
comfort and convenience of the
travelling public.   "The Macdonald" is situated in the heart of
the business portion of Edmonton
Alberta, and is particularly convenient to the Grand Trunk Pacific station there. It is of chateau
architecture, contains two hundred rooms,  one  hundred  and
fifty baths.   The hotel has been
designed so as to have all outside
bedrooms,  which permits of a
magnificent view of the entire
country overlooking the Saskatchewan  River.   European  plan
will prevail; rates to meet present conditions have been named,
viz.—Rooms, 82.0o per day and
upwards, without bath ; $3.00 per
day and upwards,   with  bath;
thus permitting  the  travelling
public to secure a maximum of
comfort at a minimum of expense.   Mr. Louis Low has been
appointed resident  manager.
This gentleman has had many
years' experience in the better
class of hotels throughout  the
country and is fully qualified to
successfully look after the patrons of this magnificent hostelry.
A large number of the bombs dropped by the Zeppelins have
been picked up unexploded. In addition to the small amount of
damage done so far by these raids, the military value has been
practically without result.
LOCAL RESIDENTS SING
PRAISES OF STUART LAKE.
Bring Scores of Finny Denizens as Indisputable Evidence
of the Splendid Fishing to be Enjoyed There.
May Mean Conscription
For Canadas As Well.
In an address before the Canadian ClubatOrilla, Hon. Arthur
Meighen said : "The call has
gone out lor 35,0o0 more men.
It is a challenge to the native-
born. I am not an alarmist and
I do not know of any occasion on
which people with British blood
in their veins have been frightened by words, but I believe it
may come to such a point that
every physically fit Canadian will
have to join in the fight for the
existence of the British Empire
and the continuance of civilization."
The manifold beauties and
varied delights of the Stuart
Lake region has been frequently
told by Prince (ieorge visitors of
late, but it remained for three
well-known local disciples of
Izaak Walton to recount the most
wonderful tales of the avaricious-
ness of the finny tribes that literally swarm in its waters, Messrs,
Carleton, Fetters, and Johnson,
of the Cache, returned this week
from a ten-days' fishing trip to
Stuart Lake, and their seemingly
incredible tales of the wonderful
fishing to be enjoyed there are
not to be classed in the ordinary
category of "fish stories" for
they brought home the goods-a
huge box full of lake trout, some
of them weighing 12 pounds.
Each of these gentlemen is loud
in praise of the Stuart Lake and
its game fish, and promise a return engagement during the summer.
Mr. Charles E. McElroy was
another visitor to that region
lately and though Charlie has
hitherto preferred to do his fishing under the shade of a tree
with a good case of bait cooling
in the placid waters near at hand
he has returned an enthusiast
over the chugging gasboat, the
whirling spoon and the whizzing
reel. And just to make the story
of his prowess as a mighty fisher
good, Mr. McElroy brought back
a few choice samples of the:
denizens of the lake.
Since the undisputable evidence
of the aforementioned fishermen ■
have been seen here, there has
been a hurried overhauling of I
fishing tackle among the  local!
sports and several are preparing
to go and learn for themselves
the glories of the Stuart Lake.
Stuart Lake is easily accessible!
from this city and $15 will cover
the return fare. By train to
Vanderhoof, the balance of the,
way is over a good wagon road,
and stages make regular trips,
Little, if any camping outfit is
required. Thero are stores close
at hand where all provisions can
be purchased. Row-boats, or
gasoline launches can be hired at
reasonable rates, and splendid
camping grounds are available
free of cost. The bathing advantages are superb ; fine sandy
beaches and gradually deepening
water make the swimming equally safe for the expert or the novice. The beauties and advantages of Stuart Lake will grow rap
idly on the lovers of outdoor life,
so recent visitors state, until it
becomes the most popular resort
between Edmonton and the coast.
Constable Bums'
Body Recovered
The body of Provincial Con-
' stable Burns was found yesterday
] near the mouth of the Blackwater
: river where it had lodged on a
sandbar, lt was in a badly de-
i composed condition and was
j brought to police headquarters
here. The body will be sent to
Ladysmith for interment.
The double drowning of Constable Burns and Martin Clark,
of the forestry department, occurred on May 19th while going
through the lower rapids of Fort
George canyon in a canoe. Mr.
Heath, a third occupant of the
canoe, managed to reach the
shore in safety. Clark's body
has not yet been recovered,
though friends are now hopeful
that the receding waters of the
Fraser will disclose his body on
the banks or among the driftwood.
American Scientists
in Northern B. C.
The provincial game warden,
Mr. Bryan Williams, states that
two scientists from the United
States Department of Agriculture
will spend the summer and fall
months of this year in the Chilcotin and Peace River districts,
making a study of big game
there. Their work is part of a
big plan which has been in progress for some years, for an exhaustive study of the animal
life of the entire North American
continent. The gentlemen employed to lead the expeditions are
for the most part, men of means
and leisure, with a taste for outdoor life and Jscientific research,
who serve the United Slates govern'": n: in at ' i wrary capacity.
Messrs. Richardson and Hale
who led last year's party, did a
gn-at deal of valuable survey
work in Lhe Pine River district,
and at the close of the season's
work paid the provincial govern-
me'ii .i graceful compliment by
forwarding a duplicate set ofj
thoir maps as a gift to the provincial game warden's ot.ee.
on East
est Are Repulse!
PARIS, July 2.-The French war department today
gave out tlie following official statement: The artillery
fighting was spirited all last night at a great many points
along the front, notably in the vicinity of Wosten, northwest of Ypres, in the region of Souchez and in the neighborhood of Vernul.
North of the Aisne, after a violent and continued
bombardment upon our positions along the road from
Oablain to Angres, north of Bethune highway, (lerman
grenadiers delivered an attack at about 2 o'clock in the
morning. This w_s a co.npl^te failure. Near La Boiselle
one of our mines was successful in destroying the advance
works of the Germans.
In the Argonne there was very violent fighting all last
night. One of the German attacks was supported by the
use of asphyxiating bombs, as well as large hand bombs.
It was driven back. In the forest of Lepre there was also
a forward movement on the part of the enemy, which followed a violent artillery fire to prepare the way. This
attack also was driven back by the fire of our infantry.
PETROGRAD, July 2.-The following official statement regarding the progress of hostilities, was issued last
night by the Russian army headquarters :
The enemy's offensive between the Viesprz and Bug
rivers continues. Rear-guard actions of the most stubborn
character occured here on June 29, on the Tomaszow and
Seamose roads, as well as on the roads to Sokolkaa. In
Galicia the enemy on June 29 and the morning following
delivered persistent attacks in various sections of the front
from Kadonka to Halicz. All attacks were repulsed. We
inflicted great losses on the enemy and took about 4,000
prisoners. The enemy was unable to make headway along
the front of our trenches for a distance of several hundred
paces except in some places. On other fronts absolute
calm prevails.
PETROGRAD, July 2,~-A German torpedo boat has
been blown up by a mine off the port of Windhau, Court-
land. The warship was one of a Herman fleet, of one
patrolling cruiser, four light cruisers and some torpedo
boats, which made an unsuccessful attempt to bombard
Windau and land troops. Russian torpedo boats compelled
the (lerman vessels to retire.
LONDNN, July 2.-Three British steamers, the Ingle-
moor, the Caucasian, and the Welbury, were torpedoed
and sunk today by a German submarine. The crews of
the Inglemoor and Caucasian were landed at Falmouth.
The crew of the Welbury is safe.
LONDON, July 2.—Bulgaria has notified its reservists
here to be ready to join the colors.
Recruiting Officer
Arrives Today
Will Take Possibly a Hundred
Volunteers and Leave for
Prince Rupert. Sunday.
Lieutenant Van de Byl, recruiting officer for the overseas forces,
is expected to arrive in the city
this afternoon from Hazelton.
Notices have been posted that
those wishing to enlist for service abroad are to report at Dr,
Richardson's oflice at 2 p. m. today or tomorrow for medical examination.
Mr. R. C. S. Randall, who has
been receiving applications for
volunteers pending the arrival of
the recruiting officer, states that
he has taken the names of about
80 applicants during the past few
weeks. Many of these, however,
have left for other points of enlistment.
Probably a hundred or more
recruits will be accepted here if
that many offer themselves. The
volunteers will leave here Sunday
evening in special cars for Prince
Rupert.
Ferryman Recovers
Body From Nechaco.
The body of an unknown man
was taken from the Nechaco
river by Ferryman Donnelly yesterday. Nothing was found on
the body that would lead to the
identity of the drowned man.
He was apparently between 38
and 45 years of age, and wore a
black shirt, union underwear,
black striped trousers and nearly
new shoes. An Ingersoll watch
and 55 cents in silver was all that
was found in the pockets. The
body is at Sandiford's morgue.
School Will be
Built at Once
Robert Lansing, who as counsellor of the State Department,
has advised President Wilson in
law and precedent in the policy
pursued by the United States toward belligerent governments
since the outbreak of the European war, has been named Secretary of State to succeed Wm.
Jennings Bryan.
Word has been received in the
city from Hon. Thos. Taylor,
minister of public works, that
the building of the school on the
Millar portion of Prince George
will be commenced almost immediately. The style of architecture will be similar to that of the
Fort George school,
"Big Bill" Nunneley, of the
local provincial police, is a volunteer for overseas service. Bill's
previous armv experience in
Africa should advance him rapidly. The people will be sorry to
see him leave, but are confident
that if he comes to close quarters
with the Huns he will at least
equal the record of Sergeant
Michael O'Leary. !
«rn .CItlPTION :
Sifo Per Year, in Aelvsree..
To the United Steitea KM.
All COmmunicati ine. sheeulei eVieeitleeeee.p.1 IO
The Herald, Fiince George. B. C.
NORMAN H   rtSli.1. ___«(.
J. G OUINN. Maun. Diftleer.
Statement of Mr. Barnes, of Munitions Committee, Who Have
Reached Vancouver on Their
Search for Artisans.
FRIDAY,   JULY  2nd,   1915.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
The Herald is informed that a
movement is on foot to resuscitate the Prince (leorge Chamber
of Commerce, an organization
that a year or more ago performed good service in bringing the
advantages of this place before
the world at large, lt is to be
hoped that the report is true and
that the pioneer organization
will take up the useful career
that was ended owing to lack of
public interest and support.
For some time past this paper
has agitated the formation of
some public body that would te
represen a ive of the busii ess ir -
terests here. Citizens and merchants were agreed that such an
organization was imperatively
necessary of the city of Prince
George as an incorporated municipality were to receive the
recognition deserved, In addition
to the publicity such an organization can furnish, questions of
great local moment are constantly arising that only a representative body can discuss and effectively advise on.
Let the citizens as a whole
stand behind such a body and it
can be made a power in the upbuilding ol our city.
Vancouver, June 22.—Having
[arrived in the city this morning
from the east, George N. Barees
Member of the Imperial House of
Commons, and William Windham
of the British Board of Trade,
the members of Lloyd George's
committee who are touring Canada receiving applications from
mechanics desiring to go to the
Briti
investigations here by meeting a
number of prominent  business j
| men and delegations representing
labour interests here
th* probable number of mechanics who would he given transportation from Canada, Mr, Barnes
said he estimated the number
would run between 2,000 and
3,000. Until he and his associate
had looked after the forms signed
here he would not be in a position
to hazard any statement as to the
number that would be engaged
in Vancouver, There are understood to have been 3,000 applications for employment already
filed at the city hall.
Mr.
ii.il. nraicjr
Sole Agent for the
MILLAR Portion
of Prince George
Townsite
D Arev Tate,   vice-presi-
iics aesiring io go io ute\ ,        ,,.   _   .„   n     . „   ,
...       ;    e   .    ...,.   dent of the Pacific Great Eastern
ih Is es, at once started their ..   ,   ,
Railway, has been notified that
track has now been extended ten
miles north of Lillooet.    Work is
now in full swing on this section
,,.,,        ,    i, ,, , „ and rail communication to Clinton1
We want all the men we can T...        .J
, ,, i   _ m    d   _ „ _„f :forty-five mi es trom Lillooet, lSy
get,   remarked Mr. Barnes, out-;      ' ,    ,   ,    '.77
fining his mission, "but we want: f*Pff ,d t0 bTe, establlshed ^
it clearly understood  that  the:» October   The company plans
_    ■     f    ,.v.__, ,.,_ ?„,._!«),' to extend its present train ser-
mechanics to whom we furnish    , £        . ,      ,  r..
_ _   „,;,u  ,„___,, vice between Squamish and Lil-
transportation and   with whom!, M.       ,.    .    ,
,. „ ►     _,„,, looet to Cmton immediately the
we enter into contracts,   must. .      . , ,    .'
come within the special classifies hne'S ™»P|eted  to the.latte
tions. Wecannot hire any others. P°?f   ?he/e are a "Ufer °f
...        .       ,. . .„ ,  M I, ' bridges to be constructed on the
We want machinists, boilermak-e    'u= ° ..._.«„     . „   .
,.     . ..   ,   , ui„„i, ,m;pL„! section ot the Pacific Great Eastern, shi wrights and blacksmiths. .      .
! ■ . „ iern on which track is being laid,
m Special attention was directed,'^/1 la^e proportion of these
! to the fact that only applications will have to be built as the line
| filled out on  the regular official ls extended-
forms and filed with  the  city
i clerk at the city hall would be:   A Pittsburgh man has invented
given consideration. ja bullet carrying in grooves a
"1 would like to lay special, narcotic to deaden the pain ofa
stress on this rule," Mr. Barnes person that it hits and an anti-
remarked. "We are following a septic to cleanse the wound and
certain plan and it is imperative check the blood fiow.
Special inducements to
people who will build.
Come in and talk it over.
It will not cost you anything.
Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobi s, at Wholesale and Retail,
Stationery, Magazines, Newspapers, Confections, and
Toilet Articles.
Fort George Drug Co., Ltd.
Laselle Avenue, South Fort George.    ::   George Street, Prince George.
KODAKS - GRAMOPHONES - RECORDS
Garden Tracts
From 1 to 10 acres on
the Fraser River and P.
G. E. Railway within a
mile of town. Price and
terms on application.
B. C. TIMBER IN INDIA.
THE COMING MAN OF MEXICO.
The Hon. W. R. Ross has re
eeived information from thei
agent general of British Colum- j
bia to the effect that the cargo
of IGu.000 creosoted Douglas fur
ti.'s shipped to India to the order
of the Bengal and North-Western
Railway last fall per the steamship "Queen Helena" have arrived, and have given full satisfaction.
The ties are described in the
words of the agents in India as
being "an all round good lot,
well cut, of full dimensions and
well creosoted."
The agent general goes on to
say that he has been requested
to convey the thanks of the railway board in London to the Government 01 British Columbia for
u.idei'taking the inspection and
despatch of the ties.
It will be rememhered that this
order was secured for the province as a result of strenuous efforts on the part of the minister
of lands, and the agent general
Inland Express Company, Ltd.
CARRYING MAIL AND EXPRESS TO
ALL POINTS SOUTH.
Express Carried on Steamer U. X.
F. MeLEOD, Agent        -       -        South Fort George.
Fire, Accident, Life,
Plate Glass and all
other forms of
Insurance.
King George Hotel,
E. E.  Phair
Proprietor.
Modern and up-to-date in every respect.
Entire building Steam Heated.   Hot and
Cold Water in Rooms. Public and Private
Baths.
rr
Phone 103      George St.
PRINCE GEORGE.
^
AMERICAN PLAN
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Comer Hamilton <_ Third
South Fort George. B.C.
HOTEL
RUSSELL
Clean, Bright, Well
Furnished Rooms
Centrally Located.
GEORGE STREET (Near Depot)
Reduced Rates to Permanent Guests.
The newest and most modern
hotel in the northern interior
Rates   $2.50 and $3
Monthly and wacklr raiti on applica lion
He-eel of wines,
I .i.teleerie und eele/an
Albert Johnson, fr,,..
\-_
Genera" Alvaro Obregon, recently reported dead, which however proved to be false, is now being considered a likely candidate
for the highest honors of this unfortunate country.   It is reported
in co-operation with the Canadian | that he has split with the Carranza forces.
trade commissioner, in London,' —
a
July 1st to 10th,
1915.
G. M»°
TftVlHK
the railway company stipulatingiGirman SMien Afe
tnat the IS. C. governmert under- t.   j    , .i     r- i..
take the inspection of the ties TlTed o{ the Flg',t;ng<
before shipment,
Further orders for the Indian' Montreal J"nf ^T?** ^he
railways were in prospect but the (:eJrman9 ar? fed up w1^ fiffhtl"g
lack of tonnage has caused them and are *lad to s"rre,ndf ■ » the
to be held in abeyance. There is' °pinlon exPrne8Sed of Bu*le1, J'
every hope 1 owever that when|Da!*e' 14th Battalion, in a letter
the shipping offers, those orders to "wt-Col. FredLydon, com-
will be placet', tbe success of the '"andin?, the Hlg,hland ,CadeK
trai order leading naturally to Bugler Darge was formerly bugle
firther business. , major of the cadets. He writes:
  We have been through anoth-
~,   .....  ,        ,n .     „        Ier engagement since the battle
The itt e town of Prince George _* v _ .u    .      u
has promised to raise a quota of ofYpres'  and the trenches we
National Patriotic Week,
WINNIPEG, MAN.
Round Trip Tickets will be on
sale at following reduced fares.
men we lost were not lost for
nothing, as the Germans, when
they saw us coming, ran out of
their trench and surrendered to
the King's Own, of Liverpool.
This was told by one of the
sergeants of the King's Own
after the battle.
"A good many of the Germans GOPD G°11N_J.Jun?.29th .°,JuJy."'
are fed up, I should think, as
Free Information.
We have just
issued our new land booklet,
which gives accurate and complete information regarding lands in Central British Columbia, along the new railroads.   Free
copies can be obtained at our
George St. office.
North Coast Land Co., Ltd.,
Phone IS. PRINCE GEORGE, R. C.
. . H. WALKER. General Aifent.
Fare and One-Third For
Round Trip.
From all stations on the Grand Trunk
Pacilic  in  Ontario   (Ft.   William  and
west)   Manitoba,  Saskatchewan,   and
Alberta.
tr
whenever they get a chance they
come running over with their
hands up, A fellow who did this
told us tl at his regiment had
been in the trenches for 108 days
1915.   Final Return Limit, July 12th.
Single Fare For
Round Trip
From all stations on the Grand Trunk
Pacilic in Manitoba and Ontario (Miu-
aki and West).
a-milier im. men for the 62nd, it ^ now !" are what the Germans | *>thout being relieved    He M j DATES 0p sXles-Ju,y5th, 6th, 7th
■    • -■ a long black beard and his hair and 8th,  1915.  Final iteturn Limit,
July 12th, 1915.
is reported.  Already several con- have made for us.   They really
tingents have been furnished for made them for themselves, but I touched his shoulders, but he was
the first and second expedition-1 were forced to hand them over
ary torces.--Vancouver Province.', .    • ,  , ,,
J .to us, we having persuaded them
The acki owledgement of our; witn such genteel things as hand
patrio ism is appreciated and the grenades, bombs, shells, sl,rap-
Province stales facts regarding!nel and goodness knows what.
enlistment. But why "little
to ,n ?" Prince (leorge is an incorporated city with mayor, aldermen, commissioner.'', and everything that goes to make up a
m Hropolis, We shudder to think
o the physical wreck the Prov-
i ice editor will present when our
own Mayor Gillett, now sojourning at the coast, reads that item.
jolly glad to think that he was
a prisoner of the English."
ll.-d
Deer, Attn.,
Reid nf Edmonton
didate fe.r lhe Keel Deer riding in thei
Dominion house, was an .sled at Eck-
ville yesterday on a charge of gedi-
lion. Reid had in speeches amongst
thi' Socialist element west of Red
Deer been using most seditious language    and    upholding the German
"I collected quite a number of
souvenirs, but am unable to send
them home, but I enclose a button which I cut from the tunic
of a good German (a dead one),
I have had some wonderful escapes.   In the battle of Ypres I raU!ie-   Ile w«« tried at Rocky Moun-
For tickets, reservations, and
| full particulars, apply to any
! Grand Trunk  Pacific Agent, or
June   2ii.—Jolm train Agent,
the Socialist can-1
HEAL ESTATE.
REAL ESTATE.
"^
M. C. WIGGINS
^s
SPECIALIST   IN   PRINCE   GEORGE   LOTS,
FARM LANDS,  AND  ACREAGE.
OFFICE:
THIRD AVENUE, OFF GEORGE STREET, PRINCE GEORGE.
—J
W. J. QUINLAN,
DWricI if... ..I Ami. WIN.iiftt_ MAN.
was in a trench with the British
Columbians, and they were nearly all killed around me.   But the
tain house Wednesday and committed
to stand trial at Red Deer fall assizes.
Gail was refused and he was taken to
Calgary jail yesterday pending trial.
OU R Telegraph Office at I'rince
George ia now open for business.
All telegrams for Prince George
and Gen Ira I Fort George will go
through  this office.   Free delivery
between Prince and Central.
FORT GEORGE _ ALBERTA TELEPHONE AND
ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Sheet Metal.   Furnaces a Specialty.
Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
Heating.
GENERAL   REPAIRING.
Phnnpc No> > south fort oeorge.
» ■»«*■■«»   No. 13 FHINCE  GEORQE. tyerore commission.
Reputes   Charges  of  Graft
Submarines   Coast Cities
Unprotected.
Browne ol al. vs. B ague at til.: Ap
peal hy tlhe defendant Irom the judp-
in ; ment of the County  Court judge  at
Foit. George on March 15, Mil. .   The
action arose over a contract whereby
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^       the plaintiff undertook 1 cut and de-
  liver all the timber on the wcsl part of
Ottawa, June 46.—Sir Richard Mc- Motion 7864, Fort George Land Dis-
Bride., premier of British Columbia,'.lri('t' um! thf northwest corner of sec-
took the stand at a late hour yester- ■tion 78,is ™ sa>d district. Under the
day afternoon betoi. Si)' Charlies contract thc parties were to agree on
Davidson at the investigating com- a «_Hm, and a "man named Sequin
mission. Sir Richard staled thai he waK -Weed on by the parties as scaler,
had seized the opportunity to make a Pursuant to the contract. On May 14,
statement concerning the purchase of l9l*i tht plaintiff filed a lien upon
two submarines from the Seattle '■ertti.'m logs and timber under the
Construction and Drydock Company W(»*man's Lien for Wages Act, in
|n8t before the declaration of war last resPe<'1 of cutting and scaling said
He declared that he felt the I loB* undt1' th* above contract hetween
January 2(1, 1. H, and April 15, 1914.
Arouses England.   £
Action was commenced to enforce the
lien in the Supreme Court and was,
on July 15, 1014, hy order of Clement,
J., remitted to the county court, of
Cariboo. It appeared hy the evidence
that Sequin, who was appointed for
the purpose, scaled the logs in accordance  with   the   contract,  and   partial
A ugust	
step which he had taken was entirely
warranled and was willing to take
the full responsibility.
"Because of the existence in local
waters of two German warships," said
Sir Richard, "and the defenceless nature of our coast cities, there was a
preal deal of nervous tension among
our people. It. appeared to me that, «^^-—e^^^^^^^^^^«^^^^^—
something  should  be done to   apord |-^les in the nature of reports of prog-
.ome protection for our coast cities. |ress WOTe ser" ,n {vam time to time
We are 3000 miles from Ottawa and t0 lh{' defendants t. enable the plain-
it is not always easy to get immediate itiff l0 rePe,ve S0 Per cent of lh<' W"
connection. 1 therefore undertook on;mento dup under sectif"1 *• 0" APri1
my own responsibility to purchase |] 5' aflCT *• work wftR completed, Se-
these vessels, and I am prepared to'1u,n WTf"* his rePort and delivered it
have the province of British Columbia * ^e defendants, and left the next
foot the bill, if in its wisdom the fed-da5';   Sequm was not called   at    the
eral  authorities consider the step to!1™1' his ™P°rt hein« Pu< »*   from
which it appeared that the    amount
claimed  ($2340)  by the plaintiff was
have been unwise.
"It is difficult," continued Sir Richard, "to make the people of Ottawa
understand the undefended condition
of our coast. This is not the occasion
to talk about defence, but I have expressed myself at other times."
The price paid was $1,150,000. Capt.
Logan  had   made the purchase from fnts from objecting to the scale made
Mr. Patterson of the Seattle company.
"The   statement   has    been    made
| due. There was a meting of the
plaintiff and defendant with the messenger of the Bank of B. K. A., when
the above amount was agreed on by
the parties. The trial judge held that
this agreement  estopped thc defend-
by Sequin. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Defendants appealed, and the appeal
was argued at Victoria on June 18,
1915, before Macdonald, C.J.A., Martin,  Calliher,  and  McPhillips, J.J.A.,
through the auditor-general,"  continued Sir Richard, "that the transaction
was a suspicious one.    I want to say     ,,.,.,, ,
... T. , . . ..        l who dismissed the appeal
that   anything   so circulated through     n„,,„,„„   v n   «„ __*
that official is unfounded.   It has been
said that the  vessels are inefficient.
Lieut.  Jones  and  Commander Keyes!
Bodwell, K.C, for appellant; M. A.
Macdonald for respondent.
had   inspcted   the   vessels   and   both   A ijcfVift  ftttA
had declared  that  they  were highly \t*_lW__\ UflU
Germany are
Bankrupt.
Farmers Urged to Secure
Help Early This Year.
The Alberta provincial department
of agriculture has issued the following statement respecting labor and thc
approaching harvest:
"The department of agriculture
begs to advise the fannei s of thc province that in view of the large increase
in the acreage seeded to grain and
the promising crop conditions, there
is likely to be a very great demand
this season for harvest help, and as
there are a large number of unemployed workmen in our cities at the present time it would be well to engage
such help as may be needed at the
earliest possible moment.
"Hitherto it has been the policy of
the railway companies to induce westward immigration for harvest help,
but this year it may be assumed that
no such movement will be possible as
conditions in the eastern provinces are
Very similar to those in the west, wilh
very little or no Immigration from En-
rope.
"Al the present time there are a
certain number of unemployed in Alberta. There are now, however, over
100,000 men under arms, and recruiting is progressing rapidly. Before
harvest therefore, il is safe to con-
elude that upwards of 50,000 more
men will have been withdrawn. It is
also expei'ted that railway and municipal work will rapidly employ many
of thc present unemployed, so there
Is likely to be a scurcity of help for
harvest work if arrangements are not
made at once to secure the necessary
assistance."
tria Could Pay 11 Cents
on the Dollar.
efficient and up to date. The vessels
are now in Esquimau harbor and open
for the inspection of any unbiased
person."
On the question of price he could j
only   gauge   it   from a conversation: Jf f\>ar.p Were Signed Now  AllS-
with    Commander  Pilcher,  who  had
told him that a similar vessel in Eng-1
land would  cost £120,000.     Through]
some understanding, Mr. Barnard, M.
P. for Victoria; had learned by long
distance  conversation    with    Seattle
that the vessels could be obtained for
$."75,000.
"Was anything paid as commission
or for campaign funds?" asked the
commissioner.
"Not one cent, directly or indirectly," answered Sir Richard.
The witness stated that tlie ships
were procured several hours before
war was declared. Later an investigation was instituted by the United
States state department at the instigation of the German embassy to find
if there had been a breach of neutrality.
Sir Richard said: "It is enough to
discourage a man from service to his
country, when one finds men through
political bias and partisanship imputing all sorts of underhand and damnable motives."
"I hope not," said thc commissioner.
It was decided to ask Mr. Patterson
to appear and also to secure a statement from the company by which the
boats were designed.
London. England.—A well-informed
neutral banker, who returned recently
from Vienna, gave the Times the following account of the financial policy
of Austria-Hungary and Germany:
"Money is plentiful in Austria—
that is to say. paper money and silver
and nickel coins. More than $1,500,-
000,000 of paper money has been issued in the dual monarchy since thc
beginning of the war. The gold covering for paper circulation has decreased during the same time from
nearly $.'150,000,000 to $150,000,000,,
but gold is needed only for purchases
of food and war materials from abroad
and these are restricted to a mini-!
mum.
"If  hostilities   were   to  cease  and;
peace   were   to be signed   tomorrow, j
Austria-liunguriu   would immediately
become bankrupt.   She might be able
to pay a dividend of 11 per cent, to
her creditors, but not more.
Workers Flocking to Register at
Munition Factories   Visible
Results.
London, June 25. The enrollment
of war munitions volunteers is engaging more attention for the time being
than the enlistment of recruits for tbe
army. It is a strikinn- proof of how-
David Lloyd George, the minister of
munitions, has succeeded in awakening
the country to the paramount necessity of concentrating on the production
of shells and other war materials.
Lasl. night the mur.iiions works bureaus were opened in nearly 200
towns, also in various parts of the
country, of which 58 are in London
alone, and in a large number of office
buildings, to give British workmen an
opportunity to get into the factory line
and supply the firing line.
According to a page advertisement
in big type printed in all the important
newspapers, these offices were opened
in the evening in order that the
men might enlist or munition work
without losing time in their present
situations.
"Every skilled worker who is ready
to go will be put into his new job
with the least possible delay," said P.
E. Morgan, a well known business man
whom Mr. Lloyd George has impressed to help mobilize the new army of
skilled workmen. "There will be no
long period of waiting. Thc need is
too urgent. The loyalty of the British workingrnan is such, we know,
that he is prepared lo make sacrifices
t. help his pals on the firing line."
The workingrnan of Great Britain
was never before the object of so
much consideration. Both on the firing line and in the factory line he is
regarded as the savior of his country.'
Lloyd George's sombre speech has:
fully aroused the nation to the real
gravity of the situation.
"Evidently a great wind has been
blowing through the official chambers
of Whitehall," says the Daily Telegraph. "First-class business men
with local knowledge are to take over
control from departmental officials
overwhelmed with work, yet loath to
part with a scrap of authority. Already the results are visible."
The newspapers united in Supporting Lloyd George, even the Daily
News admitting that the war office
broke, down under a strain altogether
beyond its capacity and warns the
people with its now policy,
"Lloyd George tells a melancholy
story of unprepared .088 and failure
up to date." says the Morning Post,
"There is no need tod isiribute the
blame, but we must amend in tho
future, for the position is now very
serious."
Conservative workers in conference at Winnipeg recommended Sir Hti_h John Macdonald for
provincial leader, with  Mr, San-!
ford Evans as his first lieutenant.
I The
I Fisherman's
I Paradise.
IT BEATS ME why yoi local
fishermen are content to potter
about on the little two-by-four
lakes round town when you can
Get up to STUART LAKE
so easily and cheaply, and get
real fishing.
Fifteen Dollars will cover the return fare.
The lake is provided with boats of all descriptions, and the accommodations are unequalled.
People who have tried the fishing, swear that it
is the finest they have ever had.
Some of you business mon should take a
trip up there when business gets a little quietor.
In addition to the fishing, you will see the finest
country in B. C.
Full particulars, free of char, e
can be had at my oflice on George
Street, or Phone 10...
Norman H. Wesley.
ruum<u<muaimmm<iuummummmum_;
SYNOPSIS OP COAL MINING
REGULATIONS
WATER NOTICE.
"Germany also would he bankrupt.
though in her ease the gold might lie j
as high as 16 or It! per cent.
"Austrian   and   German   financiers
arc buoyed  up hy  the belief that  n i
huge  indemnity  will  he secured and j
that thc enemy will have to pay for |
all her expenditures."
More Suits Over
Arnold Insurance.
Two more writs against insurance companies for payment
of policies on the life of the late
William K. Arnold, mana. in_
director of the Dominion Trust
Company, have been filed in the
Supreme Court. Each claims payment of a 850,000 policy, and
further writs are expected, asj
the late Mr. Arnold carried a'
total insurance of 8455,500 at the
time of his death last October.
Several of the policies had been
written shortly before his death.
One of the policies sued on in
the proceedings just begun was1
taken out in the New York Life
Company on September Hith,
1914, a month before Mr. Arnold's
death. It is for a sum of $50,000, |
Mr. Arnold at. the time had other
policies In this company for 8150,-
000.
The other policy is in the Mutual Life Company, and was taken
out on Novemher 27th, 1912. It
is for 850,000, and is the only
policy held by Mr. Arnold in the
company. ,
Diversion anu Use.
TAKK NOTICE that James II. Bran I
ham, whose address is Hudson's Hope,
B.C., will apply for a licence to take
and use n cubic feet per second of Water
out. of Quart!! Greek, which Hows north
and drains Into Peace River ubout iu[
miles below Elmllay Junction. ;
The water will be diverted from the I
stream at a point ahout 4 miles from !
Peace River and about 4500 feet south,
from the nortbeast eorner of the "Pan j
Patch" mineral claim and will he used [
for mining purposes upon the mine ilescribed as "Dan Patch" and other
mineral claims grouped therewith.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 27th day of April, 1916.   A copy i
of this notice and an application pursu- '
ant thereto and   to  the   "Water  Act,
1914," will lie filed in the  office of I lie
Water Recorder al Kort George, II ('.
Objections to the application may be
filed with the saiil   Water   Recorder or
witb the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament lluililiiigs, Victoria, ll.C..,
within thirty days after the lirst appearance of tbis notice in a local newspaper. JAMES H. HA .HAM,
Applicant
lly D. K. M. I'KUKtNS, Agenl,
Soulh Eort George, B.C.
Tbe date of the  first,  publication of
this notice is May 2Kth, 1016,
WALTER F. GREGG,
BRITISH Columbia
Land SURVEYOR,
CIVIL ENGINEER,
Pont BUILDING   -   -  PRINOB OKOROB,
\A/# P. OGILVIE,
BARRISTER anii
SOLICITOR,
Prince (leorge Post Building,
George Street   -   Prince (ieorge, B.C.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion,!
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and AI-!
leerla, the Yukon Territory, the
North-West Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term of]
twenty-one years al an annual rental!
of $1 an acre. Not more than 2,600
aeres Will be leased to one applicant.
Application for a lease must be
made by the applicant in person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory tbe laud musl
be descrihed by sections, or legal subdivisions of see'lions, and in iinsur-
voyod territory the tract applied for
shall be staked out hy the applicant
himself,
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $f> which will be refunded if the rights applieel for are
not available, but not otherwise. A
royally shall be paid on (be merchantable output of the mine ut the rate of
live cents per ton.
The person operating the mine
ball furnish the Agent with BWoril
returns accounting for Ibe  full quail-
lity of merchantable coal mined and
pay the royalty thereon, If the coal
mining rights are nol being operated,
such returns should be furnished al
leeasl once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining rights only, hut the lessee may
lee permitted to purchase Whatever
available surface rights may he con-
ildered nocossnry for the working of
lhe mine |,|, the rate of $10.(1(1 an acre.
For full informal ion application
-hould he made to tine Secretary "f
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to nny Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy  Minister of  the  Interior.
N.II.—Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be pnld
for.—587B2.
Contractors & Builders
NO MIMI.DING IS TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL TO
RECEIVE OCR CAREEUL ATTENTION
Gel Oeei KeelimeitPB Fre-e. of Client
.telle Work Neally nnd Promptly Fxeetiti.
Phone   28
SUUTH IIIKI hiIIKIil
OFFICE     ■     -     SECOND STREET
.SHOP -      -      THIRD .I'REFT
PRINCE GEORGE
OFFICE AND SHOP:
THIRD AVENUE EART
Just Stop and Think
of the risk and inconvenience of burning eoal oil.
Why not be up-to-date? Have your house wired,
it costs but a trille more. Kates on application at
our office Rooms 7 & S, Post I. uilding, George
Street, and at the plant, South Fort George. We
have a stock of lamps, shades, lixtures, 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.
I'hone Iil- Pour Rings, South Fort George.
I'lione Kl, I'rince George.
G
REEN
BROS.,
BURDEN
& CO.,
"CIVIL  ENGINEERS,
Dominion and B. C. Land Surveyors,
Surveys of Lands, Mines, Townsites,
Timber Limits, etc.
Fnrt .eorjfe, R, C.
Hammond Street
F. P. Heeiele-ei. Mttr.
Nelmin, II. C.
168, WsrH Street
A. H. (ireen, eVIeir.
Victoria, R. C.
114, Pemberton Utile.
F. C. Green. Mitr.
New Hn'/.elton. II. C.
fi. C. Affleck. Mgr.
Notice to Residents of
South Fort George.
H
OOI). , Limited, Sells
Golden West Bread.
Golden West Bakery.
E. WILSON,
BARRISTER and SOLICITOR,
Armstrong and Ellis Block,
Prince George.
P. BURNS & CO. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in all Kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats.
ALSO BUTTER, CHEESE A EGGS,
GOODS  DELIVERED TO  ALL CARTS OF CITY.
South Fort George  ::  Prince George :: Central Fort (ieorge
Phone 88 Phone . Phone SS
Highest Prices Paid for Hides and Live Stock I lie local brunch of tin- Canadian I
Patriotic  fund  committee wish t<i
extend their thanks to Mr. HunterLf the midsummer examinations
for so kindly giving the hall free of jat the prince George sch00]s:
charge for the dance in aid of tin.
,   ail,   St.   uieegceiJwe.,   ....   .-.j ..
ti,   f ,,     ~      '  a u   r    _      rn-        mU. ,     x.    r     these days,  as  he  makes  two
The following are the_resiiltB.Lon.on Times   Thinks No  Im- trip8 weekly to town for supplies
mediate Prospect of Victory     for the government road camp,
For the Allies. j besides working his farm.   We
understand that he will shortly
Fund last evening: to the  Klwtric     i?nll,ti, rio<_    .<.,__,.   o,-i,;n   r_*      .    . * iuuu.jdwmiu  ui»i» •■ —.■
potver company for free lighting, to L»        Swl!ItoSl  Z~  _        "' *°**r* demand that commence on a new road to the
, B,    *•„  :don 631, Lawrence Gethmg 681, Ar- th. „,tto_ "be told the truth  about :Government Experimental Farm.
the musicians   who  so  cheerfully j thur Sarf,ent m, Donald Gaskill 691,1 the war» ls voiced by the Timas in an
gave,  their  services   for  the  entirejJack Gregory 501| Eddie Brown ._04. editorial.   The paper declares there is
Third Class, Senior—Margaret liar- no immediate prospect of being able
dy 77, Robert Bum; 70, Tom Austin, to compel the Germans to withdraw
76, Florence Eagel 7:l, Nell Hums 09,!within their own frontiers and that it
Harry Smith 66, Thelma McLean li.'l, will take months to provide the Brit-
Fred Allen 61, Emily Dunlavy GO, i.st forces with the big guns, high ex-
Jack Armstrong 58, Feme Latimer, plosives and machine guns which are
57, Ruby Dearduff 57, Dorothy Bii- necessary,
lings 66, Mina Mahon 50, Harris By-1    "The   country   has  got   to   set   its
evening; lo .Mrs. Cowie, convenor of
the ladies' committee, and to all the
11 lies who undertook the decorations and management of the dance,
and in all others who helped in any
way In lering the allair to a successful conclusion.
Menard,    the   Tonoquah
purcl
Tony has one of the
the  ii|)|ier Fraser
Tony
rancher, is in town today
ing supplies
finest ranches nn
ers 56, Velt Gaskill 51, Neil Tremblay' teeth '
says  the   Times,   "disregard
Mr, George Baker, who recently  purchased   10 acres  of  the
Clarke ranch, on Chief Lake road
' is having a (ine house erected on
(the property.   Mr,  Baker, who
',. has a reputation for doing things
i right, intends to make his place
I second to none in the rural districts.
ils'U8, May Walters 52, May Hardy 45, confusing bulletins and face the prob
Emil Caus 41. lability of a prolonged and unprogre
and says that prospects were never
heller for a humper harvest. He is
arranging to forward regular shipments of garden produce, eggs, etc.,
to local merchants,
Arthur II
here nn profi
llnllanil was
. Holland, P.L.S., is
ssional business. .Mr.
one   of the  lirst land
Mr. Wright, of the Wright Investment Co., took a few people
for a trip to his property on the
Salmoe Hiver last week and
among1 them we noticed Judge i
Kobertson, and ».r, Armstrong,
surveyors to operate in this districl,
and much of the subdivision work
hereabouts was done by him,
Postmaster Allison, of Quesnel
paid his first vi-ii to the city this
week, arriving from Vaneouver on
Sunday en route home. He was
agreeably surprised to find such an
up-to-tlate metropolis here.
'Writing from somewhere in
France" Raymond Leighton, well
known here' as a former agent of Ihe
Inland Express Co., has the lolluuing to say of his experience- at the
front: "I have the greatest respect
for tho-e Mack Johnsons' and am
completely in love with a certain
little Implement known as tin entrenching tool. I can dig more
holes in a specified time than old
Charley Daly ever could with his
forly.ton shovel, If [ had been a
badger 1 would have been In New
York for lunch, One nf the things
that caused me no little thought was
what the devil those Germans had
against me in particular—everybody
seemed to be shooting at me. I
have yards of things to tell but cannot write them here. The main
thing is thai I am still '.lake', but
if anybody thinks this is a little
afternoon tea party they are crazy.''
Rev. Mr. Stott, Presbyterian
minister at Quesnel for thc post five
years, spenl Dominion Day here
and left on the evening train for
his Inline town, New Westminster,
from where he goes to another field
of labor for the church. Mr. Stott
wus identified with the public life of
Quesnel during his long residence
there, aud particularly wus he active
iu eh a i sports, lacrosse, baseball
and hockey, His absence will no
doubt In-greatly felt in tlic old town,
Rev. A. C. and Mrs. Justice returned last evening from a trip to
eastern Canada where Mr. Justice
had been in attendance at the Presbyterian Synod at Kingston, Out.
Questions Answered
Regarding Enlistment.
Those who obtained 50 per cent, or sive campaign in the west, while Gen.
more  will  be promoted  to  the  next Mackenzen's  successful  march   prob-
p,a ably has postponed a resumption    of
Division 1 Report-Days in Session; the    Russlan    offcnsive    for    several
18, total attendance (105, average at- months until  thev are also provided
tendance 33;<51, enrollment 34. with gms :lnd she„s 	
Perfect in attendonce-Norah Arm- «To put it brietly> the alHes Qn both Mr Donne|,Vi the new ferry.
strong, Jack Armstrong, Dorothy Bii- fronts are being he](] wUh ,,0 prospe. m„n Qn the Nechaeo> fa giving
, lings, Fred Allen, Nell Burns, Robert of an earIy change Moreover| th J the utmost satisfaction to the
( Burns, Edd.e Brown, Emil Caus, Maiv outlook in the Dardanelles, long ago pre-emptors. I might say that,
jone Eagel, Floren-e Eagel, Donald ceased to offer prospects of a swift he is the first man I have seen in
Gask.ll, Velt Gaskill, Lawrence Geth-;and easy diversion in the middle east."lmv six years experience in the
ing, Jack Gregory, Margaret Hardy,; The London Times js on<J rf Lord Cariboo who really fills the bill.
May Hardy, Fred Kling, Willie Laird, Northcliffe's papers which has   waged	
IZr^Z-lTi* J^."?" energetic «»«»*» '» r-tar    Mr. Gratias is putting the fin-
N. 1\imb. v^ v v?   y   T     PUbliCit>' " C°nneeti0n With *■ war- "^ touches on  to  his  new
wil Mav Wat, J°h" (H^ attacks on the British government frame   house,    on   his   Nechaco
iv_L 7 r ,   •     Th- _ are °redited WHh bdng 'ar*ely re" ^ver property, prior to going on
Rea er It ti T    /ctTt p        SP°nSib'e ** "" f°rmaU°n °f the™ •» «" Sumption on McMillan's
Reader: Nettie Burns 90, Na   Porter coalition ministry and the appointment Creek
,9, Jane Wilson 76, Bella Halbert 72, „f n„,.i_ n     i . . v.TeeK.
_    ., , 0I Ua^d Lloyd George as minister of 	
James  Davidson 71, Charlie kowsky munitions 	
LIMITED,
J. W. SANDIFORD,
Undertaker and Funeral Director.
Caskets, Funeral Supplies, & Shipping Cases always on hand
Out-of-town calls promptly attended to.
Phone 23 Fort George.
Prince George and Fort George.
In view of the recruiting which
is in progress at present throughout the Province, it is apropos to
answer a tew of the questions
which are considered by those
who contemplate entering the
service, Following is a list of
pertinent queries, together with
the  information
^^^^^^^^^^
1. How long am I to serve ?
Until the end of the war and six
months after if required
71, Melville Leathley 70, Marian B
lings 68, Hazel Matthew 63, Leslie
Quinn 60, Rose M.ore 58, Eric Seville
"5, Nellie Gregory 50, Eddie Allen 40,
Annie Nehring 27.
Second Reader—Certie Hill 90, Muf-
jorie Matthews 86, Lila Perry il,
fulie Izowsl.y 8.1, Frances Keddif F0.
Ida Burnett 74, Edward Leith 74;
Marcus Tremblay 73, Clarence Waldof
14, Edward Leith 63, Lillian Gething
'e5. Muriel Rogers 40, Jennie Dunlvy
29,
Promoted—Leslie Quinn, to Junior
third reader.
Perfect attendance—Leslie Quinn,
'.lertie Hill, Julie I'/.owsky, Clarence:
Waldof, Nellie Gregory, Melville
I.eathley, Marian Billings, Hazel
Parks, Helen Quinn, Nettie Burns,
Frances Keddie, Bessie Leith, Charlie
Izowsky, Eddie Allen, Hazel Matthew,
Marjorie Matthew, Lila Perry, Lillian
Gething.
Division 3 Report—Roll 40, total attendance 644, average attendant
■'14.66, days in session 18.
Perfect attendance -B.i'ty Fetic.-,
Einer Frandsen, Rnv liiaham, E'.M
Harris, Frank Harris, I cyd Haiy ■.',
Pearl Mclnnis, Ltici'1" '..Her, Norm in
Parks, Lillian Porter '. helma R»i|.
man, Vernon Robertson, Sydney
Woods.
Division 4 Report—Number of days
n session 18, total attendance 512.6,
average attendance 28.47.
Perfect attendance—Tom Corless,
Erma Connors, Dick Corless, Gordon
Delaree, Viola Graham, i'illy Gra-
uni, Bettie Harper, Josie Izowsky,
Bill Laserick, Helen MacMillan, Jack
Quinn, Waldemar Redman, Mary
Satilovitch, Cecil Tremblay, Henry
Waldof.
Division 4 Promotion List—Thc following were promoted from first primer to second primer, names arranged
alphabetically, not according to merit:
Tom Corless, Dick Corless, Rosalie
Director, Zelina Director, Billy Graham, Bertie Harper, Gladys Hardy,
Josie Izowski, Helen MacMillan,
Walter Nehring, Jack Quinn, Waldemar Redman, Grace Smith, Frank
Smith, Henry Waldof.
| maintain your family, the Canadian Patriotic Fund will further
assist them.
4. What will happen if i am
wounded or sick ? Von will be
cared for by the government and
your pay continued until you are
which each discharged. If you are permanently disabled an allowance will
be paid yon, varryin_ according
to the extent of your injury or
    .disability.
2. What pay shall 1 receive?, 5. What will be done for my
Your pay as a private will lie wife and children if 1 die while
$1.00 per day and 10c field allow-' on active service ? The governance. Besides this you will be j ment will provide an adequate
clothed, equipped and subsisted pension, that will enable the
by the Rovernment. j family to live comfortably until
8. What will my wife receive the children are old enough to
during my absence? Every jlook after themselves. Thewid-
month there will be paid her a owed mother of a sin. le man, if
separation allowance of *20 (also the son lie her sole support, is
apart of your pay), and if this treated in the same way as a
be not enough  to comfortably ] wife.
Quality
Printing
Counts
Everytime
That's the
Reason
OUR
Printing
Brings
Results.
That the pre-emptor is never
behind when his country calls for
help, is proved by the following
list of Giscombe Road boys who
have volunteered for service :
Jim Woods, Lieutenant Royal
| Flying Corps; Ed. Younghus-
bgnd, Lieutenant6th Enniskillen
Dragoons; S. Angus, Trooper
\ Northumberland Hussars; Mr.
Roe, British Motor Transport;
Capt. Leatham, Jim May, Frank
Crewe, Vic. Morgan, Tom Oakley, Percy Bastard, and Mr.
Stone, Canadian Infantry.
—Rancher.
A. BADGER,
HOUSE MOVER AND GENERAL CONTRACTOR,
Office: ROOM 6, ABOVE BANK B. N. A., PRINCE GEORGE.
ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY GIVEN.
Phone 67.
GRAND   TRUNK    PACIFIC.
LAND REGISTRY ACT.
(Section 24)
TN THE MATTER of 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 Eort
George, (McGregor Addition).
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
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
j thereta in writing.
DATED at the Land Registry Ollice,
Kamloops, B. C. this 27thdayof April;
A. D. 1915.
C. H. DUNBAR,
:i0-7 5t. District Registrar.
Summer Holiday Trips
The Herald Office,
GEORGE STREET.
The Panama News Stands on
George Street, Prince George, unci
Hamilton Street, Smith Furt (.leorge
have your Home Newspapers, also
.Magazines, Cigars, Cigarettes nnd
Snuffs. You will find there, too, n
complete line of Stationery. We
are up-to-date in everything.
Tin: Panama Nkwb Co,
To Eastern Canada and United States
TORONTO, NIAGARA FALLS, NEW
YORK. BOSTON,   MONTREAL, Fie'.
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 first train from
Winnipeg, Saturday, June 19th, at 10-80 p.m., and every
Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday thereafter, connecting al
Fort William with S.S. "Moronic. " Huronlc," and
"Hamonlc," respectively, and  boat special  from Sarnia.
DIRECT CONNECTIONS - BOTH   DIRECTIONS.
Day Train from Fori William leaves Immediately
after arrival of steamer.
See the Scenic Wonders of Western Ontario
(The Nibigami District.)
LOWEST EXCURSION FARES.
Si le Trips      ::     ::      Liberal Stop-Overs.
Your patrona ,e is earnestly solicited.    Literature furnished.
Itineraries arranged.
W. J.  QUINLAN, Distiict Pass. Agent, Winnipeg. Man.
NOTICE.
To the Holders of Agreements of Sale
or Assignments Within the Municipality of I'rince George.
In order that the holders of agreements of sale or of assignments of
property 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 oflice in the Princess
Block, Prince George, B.C., at your
earliest convenience, and have your
name placed on the City Assessment
R ll.
Assessment Notices will be mailed to
Owners and Agreement Holders at an
early date, and it is advisable that you
have vour name on the roll, thus avoiding delay and saving any discount
allowed on Taxes due August 31, Itllfi.
II. A. CARNEY,
City Assessor and Collector.
Dated June ilth, 19ir>.
Prince George, B.C.
GRAND   TRUNK    PACIFIC.
r
BEFORE  BUILDING
SEE
Danfortli & Mclnnis,
SOUTH  FOItT GEORGE :: PRINCE GEORGE,   B. C.
»f!HE HERALD wants
live subscription canvassers to work in this
district, and can offer good
remuneration for those willing to work. Call at office,
George St. for particulars.
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