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VOL. IV, NO. 52
It now appears certain that
David Robinson, the Indian whose
body was found in the Skeena,
met his death by foul play, as a
sequel to a drinking bout among
a number of the natives.
Coroner Hoskins continued the
inquest last night, adjourning at
1:30 a.m., when half a dozen
witnesses remained to be examined. Chief Minty has made
considerable progress with the
investigation, and hopes to be
ready for further proceedings
very shortly.
The inquest will be resumed
this afternoon.
Amsterdam :     New  German
drives in the western theater of
Gulf of Riga, could undertake to
risk  an attack on Petrograd this
war, particularly at Verdun, the | autumn.    Moreover, on the whole
There was a good attendance
at the congregational meeting of
the Methodist church, which was
held on Wednesday evening. A
finance board, of which Dr.
Wrinch, J. Newick, W. Grant
and J. R. Fuller are members,
was elected, and a board of management, consisting of Rev. W.
M. Scott, H. H. Phillips and J.
Naylor, was appointed.
Rev. W. C. Frank, of Smithers,
delivered an address. . Pastor
Scott expressed himself as much
encouraged by the active interest
manifested at the meeting.
To Answer For Misdeeds
Winnipeg, August 27:���Warrants for the arrest of ex-cabinet
ministers mentioned in the report of the Mathers commission
as implicated in the transactions
which robbed the province of
approximately a million dollars,
as well as for the contractor,
Thomas Kelley, are being issued
by the attorney-general.
Premier Borden's Return
Ottawa, August 28:���Premier
Borden and General Hughes will
return from France and England
next week. At the premier's
request, there will be no official
Through Train on C. N. R.
Vancouver, August 28:���The
first train over the C.N.R. carried Sir William Mackenzie and
party. Work on the terminals
will start at once.
mightiest French fortress, are in
progress, according to advices
received today. These report that
100,000 German troops, who have
been participating in the eastern
struggles, are now on their [way
to Alsace and Lorraine with the
heavy artillery used in the attack
on Novo Georgievsk. General
von Bessie is said to be accompanying the German artillery
sent west.
Paris :     Four   German   aeroplanes   were  attacked   by   the
Is luring  the German armies to I French flotilla which is defending
Petrograd: Weighing the likelihood of a German advance on
Petrograd, the Reich points out
that the Russian retirement covers the approaches to the capital
and that it is extremely doubtful
whether the Germans, without
undisputed possession of the
Baltic Sea and particularly the
front from the Dvina to the upper Bohr, it is noted the Germans
have only two armies, that of
General von Buelow in Courland
and that of General von Eichorn
on the Niemen river.
London: The feeling of confidence in the ability of the Russian commander - in - chief is
strong. His successful retirement leads to the belief that he
German  reports that  the place
was taken by assault are false.
London: General Polivanoff,
Russian minister of war announced that Russia is raising another
2,000,000 men and that the fate
of the campaign will not be decided before sometime next year,
according to the correspondent
of the Times at Petrograd.
their doom.
Paris.     One  was  destroyed  in
mid air and the others driven off.
Petrograd: The garrison of
Brest-Litovsk, numbering 100,0001 Sofia: An inspired statement
has joined the field forces of the j in the Government press sa>s
Grand Duke Nicholas. They! Bulgaria is ready to convene
abandoned   the   fortress,   after parliament and enter the war if
This is tag day for the B. C.
war hospital.
A. H. Maclsaac, of Gitwangak,
was in town yesterday.
Constable Kelly, of Smithers,
is here on police business.
A  party of G.T.P.  engineers
was in Hazelton yesterday.
Mrs. E. M. Hoops, of Telkwa,
is visiting Mrs. Burrington.
F. M. O'Brien was up from
Skeena Crossing on Tuesday.
Miss Beatrice Williscroft, of
Telkwa, is visiting Mrs. Little.
Miss Kells, formerly a resident
of Hazelton, is visiting Miss M.
Miss Louise Astoria, of Prince
Rupert, is a guest of Miss Agnes
removing all   military   material
and   destroying   the   defences.
her territorial  demands are acceded to.
ing 35 miles north of Riga, with | auxiliary cruiser to the previous
four barges crowded with troops, list of the German losses in the
The force was exterminated and ; Gulf of Riga.
the vessels captured.
News of the victory created
great excitement in the capital,
which is much relieved, as it was
Greeks Demand War
Athens:   Following the acceptance of the premiership by M.
Venizelos, there are many  popu- ^��� ^ enemv      M be ab|e
lar   demonstrations   demanding
that Greece join the Allies in the
New Zealand Buys Wheat
Winnipeg, August 28:��� The
Dominion government has purchased 1,000,000 bushels of wheat
on behalf of New Zealand.
Methodist Church
Rev. W. M. Scott will preach
tomorrow evening on the subject:
"A Royal Feast."
Special music will be furnished.
All are cordially invited.
Italy to Attack Turkey
Rome: Italy has declared war
on Turkey, and joint action with
the Anglo-French forces is expected at once. Italy's action is
likely to have a favorable influence on Roumania's decision.
Transports, convoyed by warships,   have   left   many   Italian
ports, presumably for Gallipoli.
Russian Fleet Victorious
Petrograd: The president of
the duma has announced to that
body that the Russian fleet was
victorious in th* naval battle in
the Gulf of Riga, the German
fleet retiring from the Gulf, with
a loss of the battle cruiser Moltke,
three cruisers and seven torpedo
The Moltke, of the same class
as the Goeben, was of 23,000 tons
and carried over 1100 men. She
was built in 1911. and had a
speed of 28 knots. Her armament was ten 11-inch, twelve 6-
inch and twelve 24-pounder guns,
with four torpedo tubes. She
was sunk by a British submarine
co-operating with the Russians.
The Germans attempted a land-
to attack the city  by   way
German Destroyer Sunk
Paris:     A German  destroyer
was sunk last night, off Ostend,
by two French torpedo-boats.
British Divers Busy
London: British submarines
continue their work in the Dardanelles campaign. Yesterday
they sank the Turkish collier Es-
pashan, at Haidar Pasha, and I
the German steamer Budos, with
a cargo of munitions, in the Sea
of Marmora.
Fleet on Belgian Coast
London: A Berlin report says
the German positions on the
coast of Belgium were bombarded
by forty British warships. The
admiralty has made no statement
regarding the report.
The Western Front
Paris : Along the western
front operations have been limited to artillery exchanges and
bomb combats, except in the
Vosges, where French infantry
succeeded in capturing German
Ossowetz Occupied
London: The fall of Ossowetz
deprives the Russians of the last
Further German Losses
London: ' A despatch to the
Morning Post from Petrograd
says: "In addition to the German
losses previously reported in the
Riga battle, a German submarine
was run ashore on the coast of
Dago Island, in the Baltic Sea,
just outside the Gulf of Riga, and
doubtless also is lost."
London: Reuter's Petrograd
correspondent says that a semiofficial statement issued in the
Russian capital adds a German
Robert Langlands, of Summer-
land, is visiting his daughter,
Mrs. Newick.
J. N. Carr, manager of the
Hotel Bulkley, at Smithers, is
in town today.
Mining Recorder Kirby expects
to leave on Monday for a vacation
trip to the coast.
Mrs. Wrinch and children returned on Thursday from a vacation visit to Vancouver.
Rev. W. C. Frank, Methodist
minister at Smithers, was a visitor in Hazelton during the week.
There is likely to be a large
attendance of Hazelton people at
the Prince Rupert Fair next
Mrs. Field, who has been a
patient at the Hospital for two
weeks, is recovering from her
Among the tourists who visited the district this week were
Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Stevenson,
of Iowa City.
The  Misses  Rock,   who   have
of their westernmost  fortresses. [ been  visiting their brothers in
It is situated about twenty miles
inside the Russian frontier, opposite the East Prussian border
and the Mazurian lakes country.
Its fall has been expected, inasmuch as the retreat further eastward of the great bulk of the
Russian forces almost isolated the
At Brest-Litovsk
London : Reports from the
eastern battlefront are to the
effect that the Austro-German
advance continues, with hard
fighting at every step. Severe
encounters are occurring in the
region of Brest-Litovsk, where
the Germans have abandoned
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Hazelton,  left  on   Monday   for
their home in Seattle.
Prince Rupert is looking forward to a baseball tournament at
Fair time, with Hazelton and
Ketchikan teams in competition
with the city nine.
Jas. MacKay is to have a new
motor car. His partner, Andy
Ruddy, has gone to the coast to
purchase the machine, which will
be lighter than the one now used
by the firm. The new auto will
be operated from Hazelton.
The Miner is two dollars a year. THE OMINECA MINER. SATURDAY, AUGUST 28. 1915
Published every Saturday at Hazelton, the Center of the
Great Omineca District of British Columbia.
A. R. Macdonald, Publisher and Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Canada and British Possessions, Two Dollars a
year; Foreign, Three Dollars a year.
ADVERTISING RATES: Display, $2.50 per inch per month; Reading
Notices, 20 cents per line for each insertion. Legal notices inserted at B. C.
Gazette rates.
Vol. IV.
Saturday, August 28, 1915.
No. 52
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Canada in past years has imported more poultry and more eggs
than she has exported. Her production has materially increased,
but it has failed to keep pace with the consumption. In twenty
years the egg production developed from 64,499,241 dozen to 123,-
071,034 dozen, but the consumption increased from 11.8 per capita
to 17.39. That is to say the individual fondness for eggs increased
over fifty per cent. The popnlation grew in those twenty years, or
from 1899 to 1911, according to the census, from 4.883,239 tg 7,204,
838, an increase of 2,371,599, and the egg production mounted up
58,571,793 dozen. In spite of this fact, and although the exports
fell about to zero, 2,378,640 dozen had to be imported. In the same
time the number of poultry in Canada grew from 12,696,701 to
29,548,723. Here again, the imports exceeded the exports to the
amount of $111,696.
Last year, the excess of imports of eggs over exports reached
the enormous total of 11,150,106 dozen, while of poultry in 1914 we
exported in value $209,370, but we imported $406,366, a difference
against us of $199,996. There figures, striking as they are, and
almost impossible as they seem, are yet official, being taken from
Pamphlet No. 7, of the Poultry Division, of the Dominion Department of Agriculture, entitled, "The Egg and Poultry Situation in
Canada, with notes upon the possible effect of the war upon the
Development of the Industry," by W. A. Brown, B. S. A., M.S.,
and can be verified on application for the pamphlet to the Publications Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.
The statistics given in the pamphlet are both phenomenal and
interesting. No other articles of food have shown such an increase
in popularity. At the same time prices generally have increased
and been well sustained. Mr. Brown does not undertake to explain
the phenomena, but contents himself with proving that it is so and
that the increase in every particular is common to all the provinces.
He also gives particulars of imports of poultry into Great Britain,
which in 1913 amounted in value to $5,411,684, of which Russia
supplied $1,640,823. the United States $999,890, Austria-Hungary
$470,767, Italy $410,902, China 219,472, Egypt $130,300, Holland
$121,739, Belgium $108,268. Norway $68,960, Germany $58,005 and
Canada seemingly, nil.
From the foregoing figures and the general condition of things
in Europe, Mr. Brown arrives at the conclusion that Britain will
this year be short of eggs and poultry to the amount of a million
and a half of dollars, or of eggs alone to the sum of one hundred
million dozen. Every Canadian producer should endeavor, therefore, to produce this year more and better eggs and poultry than
ever before. 	
Some of our Liberal friends still harp on the theme of reciprocity, being not convinced of the fallacy of that exploded policy.
That time has .proved the correctness of the stand taken by the majority of Canadian electors cannot be doubted, and in this connection
American opinion, voiced by the Popular Magazine, is interesting.
The Popular says:
"The timidity of capital is proverbial. It is as natural for
money to seek the safest shelter as it is for water to run downhill.
American money has been going into Canadian investments at a
great rate the last few years. There must be nearly a billion dollars
from the United States in Canada now. There was $637,000,000 in
1913, and the rate of the northward flow across the border is about
$150,000,000 a year. About one-fifth of the total is invested in
industrial enterprises that are branches of those in the United
States. Another fifth is in Canadian bonds���government, municipal
and corporation. Land in the prairie provinces represents some
$50,000,000, and British Columbia mines and lands about $80,000,000.
The Canadian investments of United States life and fire-insurance
companies are only a little less. Fox farming on Prince Edward
Island represents more than $1,000,000 of American capital. Great
Britain is also a heavy investor, especially in Canadian bonds. Of
the $351,000,000 bonds sold in 1913, Great Britain took nearly 7a per
cent���five times as much as was sold in the United States.
"A recent United States consular report explains precisely how
some of the American industrial investments were made.   It says:
" 'Prior to the present protective policy of Canada, American
firms made goods at home and shipped the finished product here.
In order to hold this business it became neccessary to establish
annexes and manufacture in Canada the articles which they desire
to sell Canadians.'
"But the workmen are Canadians. One plant that makes harvesting and other agricultural machinery employs about 7,000 men.
Obviously such industrial investments in Canada pay, for they keep
being enlarged.
"Canada has an incalculable wealth of raw materials. We are
running short of big things like wheat and timber, and she has
them. ��� Canada has also many little things like asbestos, of which
she produces about 90 per cent of the world's supply. That is
another reason for so many American enterprises in Canada Still
another is that the Canadians are among the keenest business
men in the world."
The Favorite    O A D C FNT <I     We Lead'"
Shopping place  *M*I\UEiH I  O  Others Folio
is on in   full swing, and you will
require jars.
We recommend "Economy" fruit jars
for all kinds of fruits, vegetables and
These jars are made with scientific
tops that are safe and reliable, and
absolutely airtight if used according
to directions.
We have the jars in pints and quarts
and also extra tops.
We have the best cane sugar for
canning purposes.
MtX���t R. S. SARGENT, LTD. Hrcton
costs $1 and no more to join the
N. B. C. Agricultural and Industrial Assn., payable at any time
before October 1st next,
The Government base the Fair
grant each year on Membership
450 was the membership for
1914, $400 the Goverment grant,
and 1000 members is the number
wanted for 1915, which means a
corresponding increase in the
Government grant for 1916.
Your dollars mean a better and
larger Fair.
Your dollar means more dollars
spent on the Fair in September
Your dollars will aid development, increase payrolls and bring
profit and prosperity to yourself
and your community.
to the Secretary, P. 0. Box 1657,
Prince Rupert, as one of those
who are boosting for a prosperous Northland.
Or hand your subscription in at
The Miner office.
Lowest rates Prince Rupert to all Eastern Points via steamer
to Vancouver and Canadian Pacific Railway.
Meals and berth included on steamer
S.S.   Princeu Alice" or "Princeu Sophia"  leaves Prince Rupert every
SATURDAY al 6 p. m.     S. S. "Princes* Maquinna" leaves
Prince Rupert every Sunday at 6 p.m.
��    J. (��. McNab,  Cor. 3rd Ave. and 4th St.,  Prince Rupert, B. C.
The Omineca Miner is two dollars a year anywhere in Canada.
Bulkley Valley Farm
Lands For Sale
These Lands are close to the main line of the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway, which is now running trains through the
Bulkley Valley. There is a ready local market for all produce. Land prices are reasonable. Terms are easy.
Write for full particulars to
Suite 622 Metropolitan Building
p.m up Cask*! si.soo.ooo. VANCOUVER, B. C. THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1915
Harvesting is general in the
prairie provinces.
Wireless plants are to be estab-
TAKE NOTICE that the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway Company, whose address is Winnipeg, Man., will apply lor
a license to take and use 120 acre feet
per annum of water out of Mosquito
Lake, also known as Bigelow Lake.
The water will be diverted from the
I ake at a point about 1,000 feet south
of the N.W. corner of the S.W. i Lot
4266, T.4, R.5, Coast District, and, will
be used for Railway purposes. This 11;,!,,^ ;n qrmthprn Alaska
notice was posted on the ground on the | llSllea ln SQUtpern AlaSKd
lfith day of July, 1915. A copy of this
notice and an application pursuant
thereto and to the "Water Act, 1914,"
will be filed in the oflice of the Water
Recorder at Hazelton, B.C. Objections
t) the application may be filed with the
said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament
Buildings, Victoria. B.C., within thirty
days after the first appearance of this
notice in a local newspaper. The date
of the first publication of this notice is
August 28, 1915.
The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Co.,
52-3 By H.H.Hansard, Agent.
The World's Doings in Brief
News Notes from Many Sources
The Canadian pacer Yedno es-jf
tablished  a new  record  for the ig
Dominion  at Montrea
a mile in 2.02J.
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stepping ; =
Hazelton Land District.        District of
Take notice that Charles F. Law, of
Vancouver, occupation broker, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at post planted on the
north shore of Tacla Lake, one mile
east of Driftwood River, thence 80
thains west, 40 cbains north, 80chains
east, 40 chains south to point of commencement, containing 320 acres more
or less
July 24, 1915. Charles F. Law.
Hazelton Land District.        District of
Take notice that Frank Wooliver,
of Vancouver, occupation prospector,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted on
the north shore of Tacla Lake, one
mile east of Driftwood River, thence
south 80 chains, east 40 chains, north
80 chains, west 40 chains, to point of
commencement, containing 320 acres
more or less.
July 24, 1915. Frank Wooliver,
The Miner is two dollars a vear.
Fire  caused $.50,000 damage
at Atlantic City on Tuesday.
Among the prisoners of war in
Germany are 1305 Canadians.
A   hailstorm   destroyed 2000
acres of grain near Assiniboia.
An  earthquake destroyed 250!
feet of the pier at Thane, Alaska, j    A  delegation  of mining men
waited  on   Premier McBride, to
E.N. Williams, national ten- j 8
nis champion, defeated Maurice 5
McLaughlin, the former cbain- ��
pion, at Newport. 2
Four hundred  dead and prop- ��
erty loss of $62,000,000 were the
results of the   great
Texas and Louisiana.
The season will soon  be open,   and  you  will
need some of the following:
12, 16 or 20 guage shot gun  Shells, Cartridges for
Rifles, Shot, Powder,   Wads,  Sights,   Grease,  Thermos   Bottles
Hunting  Coats,   With   Large   Pockets,   Only  $3.50
storm   in 5
Synopsis of  Coal Mining Regulations.
COAL mining rights of the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a portion
of the Province of British Columbia,
may be leased for a term of twenty-one
years at an annual rental of $1 an
acre. Not more than 2,560 acres 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 wnich
the rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied 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 merchantable
output of the mine at the rate of five
cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at
the rate of $10.00 an acre.
For full information application
should be made to the Secretary of the
Department of the Interior, Ottawa,
or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of
Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.^
this advertisement wit
Canada's exports   to   Britain
this year will total $500,000,000.
Thousands   of   persons   are
starving to death in Mexico City.
The volcano of Stromboli, on
the Mediterranean, is in eruption. I which is to be constructed through
lense  forest fires are; Siberia.
! urge the encouragement of the
j mining and smelting industries.
Russia is purchasing hundreds
of locomotives  in. the U. S., ass
well as rails for the new railroad
j Hudson's Bay Company I
Express, General Drayage and Freighting
Four imme
raging in the
lower Fraser val-
Germany has passed a law
providing for the making of iron
Mexican soldiers
American  troops
lave fired on
on  the  Texas
The Canadian government
steamer Delevy was rammed and
sunk by a tug, in the St. Lawrence. The 100 people on hoard
were saved.
Shareholders of the Dominion
Trust company are being sued
for unpaid balances and illegal
dividends to the amount of
It is expected that there  will i
I be another stssion of parliament1
A Washington report says that; before a genera, Dominion  e|ec.
Switzerland is preparing to take j tion<     The  hmRie  wU1 probaWy I
sides with Germany. j meet ,��� Januar���
11VFRY an/1 S.TACFSI We are,PrePared t0 supply private
LelfLilM    UllU  LJI/1U1-.U  and   public  conveyances   day  and
night.      Our stages meet all trains at South Hazelton or New Hazelton.
G. Walker in connection General Blacksmith
Consign  your shipments in   Our
Care  for  Storage  or  Delivery.
Address nil communications to Hazelton.
Ruddy & MacKay
A standing army of 600,000 is
to be provided for by the U. S.
Since the beginning ol the war
Germany has lost 4>,972 officers,
including 123 generals.
The British government now
controls 535 plants for the manufacture of war munitions.
The British parliament is likely |liary ciui8er ln,lia
to consider the question of nation-1 Norwegian waters,
al military service next month.
Authorities in Britain and
France are unanimous in praising
j the Canadian hospitals, which are
obtaining   wonderful  results ih
! curing the wounded.
Three Trains Weekly
To  Edmonton,  Saskatoon,   Regina,
Winnipeg, St. Paul, Chicago, Eastern Canada
& U. S. Monday, Thursday, Saturday 6:08 pm
THRFF R0AT\ WFFKT V ^�� Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle,
I lilVLL Dim IJ IT LjLIYL I San Francisco San Diego Exposition
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, !0:00 a. m. from Prince Rupert
Full particulars cheerfully furnished by Local Agent or
publication   of
not be paid for.
To George Fryer and H. A. Wilson, or to any
person or peritonei to whom you or either of you
may have transferred your interests. Take notice
that I, the undersigned eo-owner with you In the
North Star No. 1 and North Star No. 2 Mineral
Claims, situate.] on Skeena mountain, In the
Hazelton Mining Division of Omineca District,
Province of British Columbia, have done the
icnuired amount of work on the above mentioned
claims for the year eliding August 22, 11116, in
order to hold the same under section 24 of the
Mineral Act, and if within 90 dayB of the publication of this notice you fall or refuse to contribute
$186.07, your portion of such expenditure, together
with the coBts of this advertisement, your interests
In the said mineral claims will become the property
of the undersigned, under section 28 of tho
Mineral Act. 62-12
Datad at Skeena Crossing, B.C., this 28th day
of August, 1916. M.K.JamleBon, Co-owner,
Japan has placed all available
plants for manufacturing munitions at the disposal of Russia.
Germany is said to be spending
$2,000,000 a week on her "si cret
service"  in  the  United  Slates.
France has removed the restrictions on the importation of
refrigerated beef from America.
Floods in the Meramec valley
have rendered 2000 Missourians
homeless. Twelve lives were
American investigators announce a discovery hy which immunity from cancer may be obtained.
The inclusion of Newfoundland
as the tenth Canadian province is
being agitated in the maritime
German financial authorities say
the new war loan will completely
exhaust the financial resources
of the country.
Alleging that the British auxi
India  was sunk in
the government of Norway has addressed a
protest to Germany.
Color is lent to lhe belief  that
Holland will join the Allies by the
Dominion government's action in
protecting  the   homesteads   of J
Hollanders called to lhe colors.
Two fisherman have just completed a trip of 1800 miles, from
Unga, Alaska, to San Francisco,
in a 16-foot dory.
The British government is taking steps to secure the safe carriage of Canada's wheat crop
across the Atlantic. 1 he Dominion will have 175,000,000 bushels
for export.
Owing to the Allies' declaration
that cotton is contraband, the U.
S. government proposes to deposit
a fund of $30,000,000 to rediscount
cotlon loans, as a measure of aid
to the growers.
Gustav Kopsch, an employee
of the Carnegie institution, was
arrested on Wednesday. He had
plans and photographs of Fortress Monroe and the new Chesapeake Bay defences.
The provincial government will
refer the question of prohibition
to a plebiscite of the electors.
The date of the referendum will
be fixed as soon as the form of
the question can be decided upon.
Daring burglars carried off
several truck loads of liquor and
groceries from a warehouse in
Vancouver, in daylight. Six
hotel men are under arrest on a
charge of receiving the stolen
Canadian customs employees
on active service are to return to
duty, their places being taken by
other soldiers from the Dominion.
In many cases, the absence of
officials l.a-i disorganized the
Some of the best gas coal in
the world has been discovered in
Hazelton Coffee
Opposite Police Office
No other place
can surpass us
Fresh Bread Every Day
Assay  Office and  Mining Office
Arts and Crafts Building, 578 Seymour Strict
The Estate of J.  O'Sullivan
Provincial Assaycrs and Chemists
Established  1S>7 by the late J. O'Sullivan,   F. C. 3., 26 years  with
Vivian & Sons, Swansea.
for any  period from one month upward at f 1 pur
month in advance.   This rate Includes office  con-
I wltations and medicines, as well as all costs while
in the hospital.   TlcketB obtainable  in   Hazelton
(DIVERSION AND USE.) at the Post Office or the DruK Store; in Aldermere
v i from Mr. T. J. Thorp; In Telkwa from Dr. Wallace;
TAKE   NOTICE   that Sydney Child,   or by mail from the Medical Superintendent at the
address is P. O. Box 283, Vic lL '���"
Ho.pl tnl
tnria, B. C, will apply for a licence to
take and use fifty inches of water out
of Lost Creek Lake, which drains into
Manson Creek, about three miles from
Manson town. The water will be diverted from the stream at a point at the
West end, about 100 yards from Lost
Creek Trail, and will be used for mining
purpose upon the placer land described
as Lease No. 273, Manson Creek, "Mosquito Bar." This notice was posted on
the ground on the 2nd day of August,
1915. A copy of this notice and application pursuant thereto and to the
."Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the
office of the Water Recorder at Hazelton, B.C. Objections to the application
may be filed with the said Water j
Recorder or with the Comptroller of I Fort George
Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C., within thirty days of
the first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
Wild Government land in the Omineca
Mining Division of B.C.
The date of the  first  publication of
this notice is August 21st, 1915
Green Bros., Burden & Co.
Civil Engineers
Dominion and British Columbia
Land Surveyors
Offices at Victo.ia, Nelson, Fort George
and New Hazelton.
B. C. Affleck, Mgr.   New Hazelton.
Sydney Child, Applicant.
By Francis T. Child, Agent.
B.C. L.
::     B. C.
Watch Repairing
O. A. RAGSTAD,    Smithera
Orders may be left at Noel & Rock's, Hazelton THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1915
(Continued from Page One)
their howitzer attack   and   are i warned that in spite of the  en-
preparing- to attack the forts  by , couraging  report made, the true
storm. i objectives of the operations have
The  enemy  makes  little pro-, not been gained, and that   "fur-
giess in the Baltic provinces.
A Balkan Union
London : A despatch from
Rome to the Daily Telegraph
says the Balkan league is to be
reconstructed, with a provision
for putting a combined army of
one million men in the field.
Negotiations Ended
London: A despatch to the
Exchange Telegraph Co. from
Amsterdam says: " A Wolffe
Telegraph Bureau message from
Berlin states that the Bulgarian
government has informed the
Bulgarian minister at Berlin that
Bulgaria's negotiations with Turkey have come to an end
"The Vossische Zeitung infers
from this that an agreement has
actually been reached. Other
papers state that if an agreement
has been reached it only deals
with the rectification of the frontier and contains no political
clause bearing on the war."
Turks Are Depressed.
London : The population of
Constantinople considers the situation grave, according to information received at Sofia, Bulgaria,
says Reuter. Violent fighting
has been in progress on Gallipoli
peninsula for the past week, and
it is declated thousands of wounded are arriving every day at
Constantinople. At the same
time thousands of fresh troops
are being sent to the Dardanelles
front. The scarcity of bread and
coal is said to have added to the
general feeling of depression.
Raid on Constantinople
London: Russian aeroplanes,
in a raid, bombarded forts on the
outskirts of Constantinople.
Forty were killed or wounded by
the bombs.
British submarines have sunk
four more transports, loaded with
troops, in the Sea of Marmora.
On Western Front
Paris: The official communique
reports spirited fighting in the
sector north of Arras, where the
line is held by the British army.
In the vicinity of Souchez and
Neuville there has been grenade
fighting. The use of mines is
reported in Champagne and At
gonne, and a grenade combat at
Barrenkopff, in the Vosges.
A French aviator dropped
bombs on the military station at
Lorrach, in the grand duchy of
Driving Turks Back
London: Recent operations on
the Gallipoli peninsula have enabled the British to materially
extend the area in their possession, and to connect their lines
along a front of more than twelve
miles, according to an official
statement issued here last night.
The statement indicates also that
additional troops have been landed on the peninsula, although no
details are given on this point,
and it is stated that "further
reinforcements have arrived."
Losses have been heavy, but the
Turks suffered more severely
than the British.     The public is
ther serious and costly efforts
will be required before a decisive
victory is won."
Still Hold Grodno
London : According to the
Times Petrograd correspondent,
the Russians have evacuated the
the town of Bialystok, but will
continue to hold Grodno until the
bulk ol* the armies of the Grand
Duke Nicholas have reached their
appointed positions to the east of
Enemy Brings Artillery
London: The Austro-German
forces are gradually gaining possession of the railroad system in
Eastern Poland, and are bringing
artillery against Brest-Litovsk
and Grodno. In view of the
Russian plan of entrenchment on
a reformed line, it is believed the
enemy's artillery will count for
A Threat From Turkey
Paris: A rumor is current in
Athens that Turkey has threatened to sign a separate peace
with the Allies unless Germany
declares war on Italy, according
to a special despatch to the morning papers.
Servia Has Replied
London: Servia's reply to the
Quadruple Entente note respecting concessions to Bulgaria was
handed to Baron Sonnino, Italian
foreign minister, yesterday afternoon, according to a Rome
Russia Has Organized
Petrograd: The shell crisis in
Russia is over, according to announcement made by chairman
Shingaroff, of the Duma defense
committee. The quantity of
munitions, the statement continues, has been more than doubled
and all necessary supplies are
going forward promptly. The
Russian army is in splendid fighting condition, it is said, and the
machinery of the internal administration is gradually being adapted to new conditions.
Big Aerial Raid
Paris: A fleet of 62 aviators
from the Allied lines dropped 150
bombs on the German gun fac
tory north of Sarrelouis.
Russians Still Retreat
London: Brest-Litovsk,
main Russian fortress and
centration center for the
river line of defenses, was
occupied by the Austro-German forces
yesterday. While the Russians
offered stout resistance to the invaders during their approach to
the fortress, it is apparent that
they did not attempt to defend
Brest-Litovsk itself, but evacuated it as they did Ossowetz, in
conformity with their intention
indicated in the despatches from
Petrograd yesterday, to take up
new positions further east.
The Germans now are in possession of the whole railway line
from Cholm to Bialystok. The
Russians, having already evacuated the latter city, the lesser
fortresses of Grodno and Olita
are now theonly strongly defended positions remaining in the
hands of the Russians. Both of
these are being approached by
the Germans and probably will
be given up when they have
fulfilled their purpose of facilitating the retreat of the Russians.
Italian Successes
Rome: In Val Sugana, our
troops on the Monte Givarch-
Torrento-Mazo line have extended
their ground and occupied points
above Toirento, as far as the
positions of Mount Armentera
and Mount Saluylo, says an Italian statement. In the Seebach
valley our artillery opened fire on
an encampment. The enemy
was forced to flee in disorder.
In the upper Isonzo region, our
Alpines captured several strong
enemy entrenchments.
Two Can Play
Copenhagen: The increasing
number of British submarines in
the Baltic is causing much anxiety
to the German admiralty. German trawlers are being equipped
with guns as a protection against
the submarines.
"Satisfaction" Offered
Washington: The state department was today notified by
the German ambassador that
Germany would give full satisfaction for the sinking of the
Arabic, if it was proved that the
steamer was sunk without warning.
Another Welsh Strike
London: Twenty-five thousand
South Wales coal miners went on
strike today.
Destroyed Diving Craft
London: An aeroplane attack
on a submarine was successful
yesterday, when Flight Commander Bosworth destroyed a
German submarine, off Ostend.
Turks Killing Christians
Rome: Nearly 14,000 Armenian Christians were killed by the
Turks and Kurds in one massacre
near Trebizond, Asiatic Turkey,
according to Giacomo Gorrini,
former Italian consul at Trebizond, who has arrived in Rome.
Sam Gonyerand Tom Cavanagh
arrived from Manson Cieek this
Constable Mead has returned
from a holiday trip to the coast
Do you believe that your future and the future of your district depends on greater development?
Do you agree that the furnishing of the opportunity to the
farmer, the miner and the fisherman, and all engaged in development work, to make an advertising display of what the country
iseapableof producing is profitable
to the individual and community?
Do you believe that the
expenditure of money to bring
still more money into circulation
is of benefit to the district?
If you count it a fact that
advertising aids development,
and that development aids your
community and yourself, furnishing both payrolls and profit,
you will listen:
In  the year 1914 the N. B. C.
Agricultural and Industrial Assn.
had a membership of 450.     In
1914 a successful  fair was conducted at Prince Rupert.     The
Directors submitted the membership   roll   to   the   Provincial
Government and  asked  for the
, usual  aid   for the fair in 1915.
I Based on  membership strength
| the Government allotted a grant
| of  $400,   practically  dollar for
The Directors will again sub-
: mit the membership roll to the
I Government after the close of
j the 1915 Fair and ask for a grant
j for the 1916 Fair, and they want
' to present a roll of members 1000
! strong. That would mean that
, dollar for dollar, the Government
| grant for 1916 would be so much
| more.
Will you help for a better and
greater Fair for 1916 by adding
your nsitie to the roll?   The cost
! is $1 per annum and  no more.
j The    privileges   are   two   free
'entries   for  exhibits, member's
badge and voting power at the
general meeting each year.
The office of the Northern
British Columbia Agricultural &
Industrial Assn. is at the Board
of Trade Rooms, Prince Rupert,
B. C. Address the Secretary,
P. O. Box 1657.
Nuggets for the Fund
W. B. Steele and Jack Mullen
have sent to Mining Recorder
Kirby nineteen gold nuggets, for
the machine gun fund or the
patriotic fund. The nuggets are
being raffled at Sargent's.
At Smithers, on Tuesday, Magistrate Hoskins sentenced Peter
Pierre, an Indian, to six months'
hard labor, for theft from a settler's cabin. The police are
determined to stop such pilfering.
Through error, Rev. F. G.
Shepherd, of Francois and Ootsa
Lakes, was recently referred to
in these columns as a Methodist
minister. Mr. Shepherd is connected with the Church of England.
I Tread the Footpath I
| of Peace j
IThis is the path of him who wears  5
s      "Invidus"
Hazelton, B. C.
Sidney J. Willton, well known
here, has enlisted at Prince
Chief Minty paid an official
visit to Skeena Crossing on Wed
Robert Duff arrived this week
from Fernie, to take up land in
this district.
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Dr. Badgero, the dentist, will
be in Hazelton for two weeks,
from September 1.
H. J. Smith and Thos. Oakis,
of the geological survey, are
visiting the district.
Dr. Donohue went up to Rocher de Boule on Wednesday, to
attend an injured miner.
H. C. Hankin is engaged in
assessment work on Hudson Bay
mountain mineral claims.
Constable Browne will come
from Endako on Monday, to take
an insane prisoner to New Westminster.
Dr. BADGERO will be in Hazelton
for about two weeks, beginning Sept. I
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long as our stock lasts.
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