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VOL. IV; NO. 3
Explorer Well Known Here Was
One of Karluk Victims,
Says Despatch
Washington, D. C., Sept. 17:���
Eight white men and an Eskimo
family, survivors of the wrecked
exploring ship Karluk, are safe
aboard the revenue cutter Bear,
after being marooned on Wrangell Island since January. A
relayed wireless dispatch received
last night said they are due at
Nome today. The dispatch told
of the death of three other explorers: G. S. Malloch, geologist;
Bjarne Mammen assistant to the
photographer, and J. Brodie, seaman.
As a geologist, G. S. Malloch
was well-known in this district.
He was here for two seasons,
making an examination of the
Groundhog coalfields, and visiting
a number of our mines. His
death will be regretted by many
in Omineca district.
Another Fatal Collision
Montreal, Sept. 18:���Fifteen
were drowned in a collision in
the St. Lawrence today, when
the government steamer Mont-
magny was rammed by a collier.
The victims Included twelve
children and two women. The
accident occurred twenty miles
below the city of Quebec, in a
dense fog.
W. A. Meeting
The sewing paity in connection with the W. A. will be held
at the Mission House at 3:15
p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24. It
is hoped all who can will attend
to work for the Patriotic Fund.
The following additional subscriptions have been received by
the managers of the local Banks,
for the Canadian Patriotic Fund:
Previously acknowledged $ 67.00
F. J. Hall, ... 5.00
C. V. Smith . . . 15.00
Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair   .       5.00
Acting on the suggestion of the
Lieutenant - governor, Government Agent Hoskins has called
a public meeting, in connection
with the Canadian patriotic Fund,
for Tuesday evening, at 8:30.
The place of the meeting will be
announced in The Miner's daily
bulletin on Tuesday, and a large
attendance is requested.
London, Sept, 19:-The war office admits that the battle on
the Aisne has continued for several days without important result.
A midnight official despatch from Paris says' there is no change in
the general situation, except that the Allies have continued to make
gains on the left wing.     A lull in the conflict is noticed by obser-
vers, but its meaning is not known.
Earlier despatches from the front state that attempts by both
armies to break through the opposing lines yesterday were
unsuccessful. The fury of the Allies' artillery fire is said to be
unprecedented in the history of warfare, and its effect indescribable.
Many thousands have been killed in the battle, and more thousands
are wounded.   Many engagements were fought in heavy rain.
The Germans made a dash against the city of Rheims on
Thursday, and had almost reached it when they were repulsed
with heavy loss. Numerous engagements are occurring, the Allies
holding their lines and making some gains. Some, authorities expect a decisive result
Russian armies have taken up positions in line with the fortresses on the Russian side of the border, and are evidently preparing for a great forward movement. Austria has called out all
available men, including those previously rejected.
All German fortresses along the Rhine have been depleted of
their garrisons, which are hurrying west to .upport the German
center, between the rivers Oise and Meuse.
There is renewed military activity in Holland and Italy. Many
believe these countries will enter the war, in support of the Allies
Other reports say both will remain out of the struggle.
Persistent reports credit Germany and Austria with a desire
to negotiate for peace. Great Britain, France and Russia will not
consent to peace until the last vestige of the German menace has
been wiped out.
More German atrocities have been revealed. The invading
forces are shown to be more barbarous than those of the Middle
Ages, particularly in their treatment of women and children.
There is an unconfirmed report that several of their own ships
were sunk by the Germans near the mouth of the Elbe, being
mistaken for Allies' warships in the darkness.
Japanese tea merchants have given 100,000 pounds of tea lo
the Russian army, 200,000 pounds to the British and French forces,
and 20,000 pounds to the Belgians.
There was a notable scene yesterday, when both houses of
parliament were prorogued. A member asked if singing the
National Anthem would be permitted. Before the Speaker could
reply, all the members began the anthem, which was sung with
extraordinary enthusiasm. The King, in his speech, thanked the
army, the navy, and the people of Great Britain for their response
to the call of duty.    Parliament will assemble again on Oct. 27.
Boer Leader Killed
Capetown, Sept. 16:���General
Delarey. the well-known Boer
commander, was shot dead last
night, near Johannesburg, while
traveling in his motor car. He
was mistaken for a desperado
whom the police were pursuing.
Rev. J. R. Hewitt left on Wednesday for Fort George, where
the annual financial meeting of
the Methodist district is being
held. Dr. Wrinch will conduct
tomorrow's services in the Methodist Church.
The stable and implement shed
at the Hospital, destroyed by
fire a couple of weeks ago, are
being rebuilt.
London, Sept. 14:���The victory of the Allies in the Marne river district is complete, according to a report from General JofTre,
published in Paris. Everywhere along the line of conflict in
France the enemy is in retreat, abandoning prisoners, wounded and
Other reports state that the enemy are now driven back some
fifty miles from Paris, and are still retreating rapidly. It is believed they are aiming to return to German territory, but may be
cut off by the Allies on the Belgian border. London journals say
Germany's plans of campaign against France have already failed.
In the general opinion, the prestige of the dreaded German war
machine is broken. Other newspapers sound a warning against
A despatch from Petrograd says the northern army of Austria
has been destroyed by the Russians, who have taken a total of a
hundred thousand prisoners, including seven hundred officers, from
the two Austrian armies. Another report from Petrograd, given
as official, says that seventeen days' fighting against Germans and
Austrians, exceeding a million men, have resulted in Russian victories.   The pursuit of the enemy'continues.
Reinforced by the Allies, the Belgians attacked and defeated
a German force, at Ortenburg, between Brussels and Louvain.
The Belgians are regaining the territory between Brussels and
Liege, captured by the Germans.
An unconfirmed report says the German crown prince, Wil-
helm,  and one of his brothers died in a  Brussels hospital, of
The last report of British casualties gave a total of nineteen
thousand killed, wounded and missing since the beginning of the
German forces have invaded British East Africa.
A San Diego despatch says the German cruisers Leipzig, Nurnberg and Emden, the Japanese cruiser Idzuma and the British
cruiser Newcastle are all within a 250-mile radius.
Ixwdon, Sept. 15:��� "The Battle of the Ages" is the name given
to the five-day conflict of last week, which was won by the Allies.
A lengthy official statement gives General French's report,
describing in detail the engagements from Sept. 4 to 10. The
British commander-in-chief tells in terse language of the retreat of
the Germans and the ceaseless pursuit of the Allies.
Genera) French says the Germans made the serious mistake of
ignoring the British as a factor on their right wing. He describes
the German forces in France as demoralized. Of many prisoners
taken by the British and French most were in a state of starvation.
Wounded, ammunition and guns were abandoned in many places
by the retreating foe.
In his report the General pays a tribute to the flying corps of
the Allies' a-my and the invaluable character of the information
obtained by the aviators. In twenty days, up to Sept. 10, he says,
they made a daily average of more than nine reconnaissance flights
of over one hundred niiles each, procuring much essential Inform-
An official despatch received from Paris says the Allies have
now occupied Amiens, but the Germans are making another stand
on the river Aisne. Elsewhere along the line of conflict In France
the retreat of the German forces continues, the enemy abandoning
positions they had hoped to hold. The army commanded by the
Crown Prince has been compelled to retire north from Verdun.
It is again denied that Russian troops are engaged in the
fighting in Belgium or France.     One report had stated that 300,-
000 Russians had landed at Ostend.
The number of Austrian prisoners now on their way to Russia
is said to exceed 200,000. Petrograd despatches say the Austrian
armies are utterly crushed.
Ottawa, Sept. 15:���The British Columbia coast being now safe
from attack, the regiments which have been doing garrison and guan
duty at various points on the coast have been ordered home, onl.\
small garrisons being left at Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria
and other places. '
London, Sept. 16:���It is officially announced that the Germans
are still occupying a strong position to the north of the river Aisne.
and that fighting continues along the whole line. The enemy ii-
evidently determined to make a desperate stand. Their retreat i.
greatly hampered by the bad condition of the roads, the result of
heavy rains.
An official despatch from Paris at midnight states that the AI
lies are in close contact with the enemy everywhere along invaders'
line.   The forward movement of the British and French continues
between the river Meuse and Argonne.
An unconfirmed report tells of the surrender of General Von
Kluck with between fourteen and twenty-five thousand men of th<
German right wing, which had a strength of probably one hundred
thousand. It was this wing that the British had been driving east
during the last week.
It is also reported that the army of the German Crown Prince
had been driven back fifteen miles northwest of Verdun, on Monday, the Allies capturing six hundred men and twelve guns.
The retreat of the Germans is almost a rout, the Allies pressing them back to the Franco-Belgian frontier. The Times describes the German movement as a crowning catastrophe, likening
it to the retreat of Napoleon's army from Moscow. Another writer
says the German right, which is pursued by the British force, is
now like a fugitive mob.
Over twenty trainloads of German spoils have been sent to
Paris. Half of this amount of plunder is said to have been captured
In the last few days.
Prisoners from the German forces tell of starvation conditions
in the retreating armies. For five days of the retreat many of the
Kaiser's soldiers had nothing but tabloid food. Some were reduced
to eating oats and chewing hay, and were glad to be made prisoners.
A writer, observing the campaign, says the organization of the
Allies is nearly perfect. The soldiers are well fed, and are treated
like men, not like cogs in a machine.
Petrograd officially states that no serious engagements occurred
in East Prussia yesterday. The loss of the Austrians in the Gali-
cian theater of war is estimated at 300,000 killed, wounded and
prisoners, or one-third of the entire army of the dual kingdom.
Gallclan refugees tleeing towards Vienna are reducing the country's
food supplies, and famine is dreaded.
Hungary has been invaded by the Servian army, which has
been joined by the Montenegrin army of 150,000. They have defeated an Austrian army on the Bosnian frontier and are now pursuing the beaien foe.
The life of the present British parliament may be prolonged
until 1917, to avoid an election during wartime.
Coast City Preparing to Entertain Big Crowds Two
Weeks Hence
Prince Rupert, Sept. 15:���Indian Agent C. C. Perry has
arranged for a splendid list of
prizes for native work of every
description. Printed lists can be
obtained by those who are interested. The category includes
totems, cedar bark mats, baskets,
moccasins, model Indian houses,
There will also be given several
good prizes to the natives who
appear in the most striking Indian costumes during the time of
the Exhibition. So we are likely
to have chiefs in war paint and
feathers, which will be a surprise
to some of our eastern friends
who are expected to arrive in
four-gallon hats and claw-hammer coats.
This year the judges provided
by the Department of Agriculture
will, at the conclusion of the
judging, be prepared to explain
the reason of their awards and
give any information that the
Exhibitors may require.
A special space is being reserved for the Department in which
will be shown the products of the
experimental farms in the North.
New Lieutenant-Governor
Victoria, Sept. 17:���It is re-
ixirted that Frank S. Barnard, a
lirominent business man, who is
lirector in various companies,
is likely to succeed Lieutenant-
Governor Paterson, whose term
expires at the end of November.
He is a brother of Harry Barnard,
M. P.          	
Chief Constable Minty has relumed from Fort Fraser, where
���le prosecuted Mike Popovich,
known as "George", the Austrian charged with the murder of
Vlike Trkulja, whose body was
found near Mile 322 about a
month ago. The man Popovich,
who was arrested in Edmonton,
on information wired by the
district police, was identified as
the companion of the murdered
man. After a two-day hearing,
before Magistrate J. E. Hooson,
and the examination of ten
witnesses, the prisoner was
committed fur trial, and was
taken by Constable Brown to
Kamloops, to await trial at the
Clinton assizes on Oct. 8.
Forty Wreck Victims
Lebanon, Mo., Sept. 15: -Forty
passengers, mostly women and
children, were drowned today,
when the chair car on the St.
Louis- San Francisco train plunged through a trestle into the
river, near here.
The  Northern  Telephone Co.
has completed the reconstruction
of its trunk line between Hazelton and New Huzelton and the
linking up of the Bulkley Valley
exchanges  with  the local office.
London, Sept. 17: -The German army has taken position, its
center north of the river Aisne, and is fighting a defensive battle
(Continued on P��ge Four)
Mr. and Mrs, R. G. Moseley
are attending the Bulkley Valley
e umineca
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, 211 cents per line for each insertion. Legal notices inserted at li. C
Gazette rates.
Vol. IV.
Saturday, September 19, 1914.
No. 3
While financial and market conditions resulting from the war
have had an ill effect on the mining industry, it is very gratifying
to note that only a small proportion of British Columbia's mines has
suspended operations, and lhat there is throughout the province an
unmistakable faith in the continued prosperity of mining. Even
though the war may temporarily handicap the industry, our mining
men feel that the important business of extracting the necessary
metals from the earth cannot be long or seriously held back, and
they are determined to proceed with development, so that the era
of prosperity which will follow the war will find the mines of the
province ready to supply a large share of the minerals which will
be in such demand.
In this district, as elsewhere, the first economic effect of tlie
war was a serious uneasiness, but already our people are adapting
themselves to conditions, and the progress of the Interior, while
somewhat retarded, will be none the less sure in wartime, and
when the conclusion of peace heralds the return of prosperity, we
shall be ready to take advantage of the opportunities which will be
We recommend to our readers the advice of the London Times:
First and foremost���Keep your heads. Be calm. Go about
your ordinary business quietly and soberly. Do not indulge in excitement or foolish demonstrations.
Secondly.���Think of others more than you are wont to do.
Think of your duty to your neighbor.    Think of the common weal.
Try to contribute your share by doing your duty in your own
place and your own sphere. Be abstemious and economical.
Avoid waste.
Do not hoard money. Let it circulate. Try to make things
easier, not more difficult.
Remember those who are worse off than yourself. Pay
punctually what you owe, especially to your poorest creditors.
lf you are an employer think of your employed. Give them
work and wages as long as you can, and work short time rather
than close down.
If you are employed remember the difficulties of your employer.
Instead of dwelling on your own privations think of the infinitely
worse slate of those who live at the seat of war and are not only
thrown out of work but deprived of all they possess.
Do what you can to cheer and encourage our soldiers. Gladly
help any organization for their comfort and welfare.
Explain to the young and the ignoranl what war is, and why
we are forced to wage it.
About Tungsten is   a   duty,   that   Northwestern
Although long known as a j British Columbia holds within its
valuable mineral, the production ; confines the greatest unexplored
of tungsten was comparatively and undeveloped mineral area in
slow until a few years ago. Steel North America. Great gold
manufacturers were compelled to| mines, with all that their devel-
postpone changing their formulas | opment means to the province,
and furnaces until tungsten pro-j are attainable. Mining is our
duction should be sufficient to! greatest source of wealth, and
insure  them  a   supply  to  keep! the mining industry should have
their changed furnaces going.
With the discovery of tungsten
ore in Boulder county, Colorado,
this became possible, and many
fortunes have been made in that
county from tungsten ore during
the last few years, the profits to
precedence above all others. Do
YOUR part to help it along.���Chalcopyrite.
Couldn't Corner Copper
Various  attempts   have   been
made to corner the production of
investors running as high as 200 co"-,er since ft ^came -�� metal
percent. Tho production of this!of ���Jrime importance. The first
mineral in Boulder county has so attempt along these
far proved it to be a more profitable industry than gold mining,
and the industry has not reached
a fully developed stage.
Much of the Tungsten ore in
Boulder county carries a richness
of 60 per cent tungstic acid.   This
means that in a 2000  ponnd ton
...   ,     ,      ,   - nnn i      .  Kuarding its smelting processes,
will   be   found   1,200 pounds of j ,
lines was
made by the Associated Smelters of Swansea, which was perhaps the original copper trust.
The Associated Smelters, which
flourished from 1840 to I860, was
most arbitrary in its operations,
buying as cheaply and selling as
dearly as possible, and zealously
The Great Navy
Of all nations caught in the
maelstrom of this European war,
England is the safest. England
is most secure���the most commanding figure of them all!
Austria invades Servia, Russia
invades Austria and Germany,
France invades Germany, and
Germany invades both Russia
and France. No nation invades
England, and there is no talk of
invading England by any nation
now engaged in this colossal war.
Invading every other nation England is immune both from the act
and the contemplation of invasion
For five hundred years���since
Sir Francis Drake scattered the
Spanish Armada among the
waves and winds of the English
Channel���no nation has ever invaded England.
Of all the great capitals of Europe, and of the world, England's capital of London alone
has never been entered by a hostile foe.
This little kingdom, whose
standing army today is not so
large as that of Switzerland, and
smaller than the standing army
of any first class country, except
the United States, fears the invading foot of no foreign foe!
To each of these thrilling, inspiring, stupendous facts and its
accompanying question, the answer is the same:
England's Navy is England's
Complete and One Omnipotent
Defence.���New York American.
Manager Wanted
For Hazelton and district for
Dominion Registered Company
issuing the most liberal Casualty
Insurance Policy in Canada.
Merchants Casualty Company,
218 Central Bldg., Victoria, B.C.
Commercial  Printing   at   The
Miner Print Shop.
Timber Sale X 231
SEALED TENDERS will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later than
noon on the 25th day of September,
1.14, for the purchase of Licence X 231,
to cut 8,869,000 feet of timber, adjoining Lot 2390, and located south of Andimaul, Cassiar District.
Three years will be allowed for the
removal of the timber.
Further particulars ofthe Chief For-
scter, Victoria, B. C. 48-4
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I Ladies and Gentlemen's f
Cleaned, Pressed and
The Favorite    C A D f FNrP Q      We Lead-
Shopping place  JAaUDll 1 O  Others Follow
Time to think of Warm Clothing
��� Cold Weather is on the way ���
Our Fall and Winter Stock, which is now
arriving from the manufacturers, includes a wide
range of seasonable goods
Ladies' and Men's Sweater Coats, Underwear, Hosiery, Gloves and Mitts
For Men we have received a large assortment of
Pants, for all walks of life
We aim to keep our stock complete and up to
date in every department of our stores
School   Supplies, Scribblers, Pens, Pencils, etc., etc.   m
General      D    O    CAPfTNT    Hazelton
Merchant      K.   O.   OAKUEill 1 R  P
Timber Sale X 233
SEALED TENDERS will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later than
noon on the 26th day of August, 1314,
for the purchase of Licence X 233, to cut
1,013,000 feet of timber situated in the
vicinity of the Kitseguecla Indian Reserve, Group 1, Cassiar District.
Three years will be allowed for the
removal of the timber.
Further particulars of the Chief Forester, Victoria, B. C. 48-52
���^���~���-m���-���������--. Under New Management ������	
Finest Cigars, Cigarettes, and Tobaccos, Choice
Confectionery,   Fruits,   Ice Cream,   Soft Drinks
Omineca St., opp. Poitoffice
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"Everything in Canvas"
Prince Rupert Tent and Awning Co.
PrinceRupert. B.C.
me s.,_..-siBht.d policy of this j HAZELTON HOSPITAL��
association in screwinir nrice. of' f"r SP.  i><i''i'"|fri'n"��'<j month _pwanut*i par
n   F"*-^*. ��i | matith In aclv-mc   Thin ruin Incluik. Ulir.  ���n-
ore to the lowest possible figure,
.   In th. ho-piinl.  Tirkuu uiiuinaliTc In H_i_i'i",'n i ship f>7, tlience north SO chains, east 80
. (,as u7" while advancing the price of the j _5^$lRS���� temttfasi i &*��*!. ko *���& TlZchain9>
A  ton of  tungsten!,,   . ,     ,                                                   or by mail from tb.-M-ni.��i Nui,��,int.md__i at ii,. ; to I"""1 "' ���������'���"���nencement,   640 acres;
finished metal, aggravated by its "��','"��l-     I claim No. IB. --.'._.<:., s.w. cor.
'  . ,    ,       , , . . Frederick G. Colquhoun.
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tungstic acid. A unit of tungsten
is 20 Ins. of tungstic acid.    The
average price of a unit has been
about $8.00.
ore  uf a richness of (if) per cent
will    therefore    yield   CO
worth $480.      The expense
mining and   milling is   usually (,::i;illil .,,,,���.���,    ���,     ������,���,������,,������,
less than $3.00 a ton.   No won- 8me|le|.a al()r n_M ^ ^^ jn
der, then, that  this  industry   i��| most, of the principal copper pro*
profitable. ducing districts, and effectually
shattered the power of Swansea:! j
as tbe arbiter of the copper in- '. \
Hazelton Land District.     District of
Takenotice that I, Arthur H. Smythe,
of Vancouver, B. C. broker, intend  to
apply for a license to prospect for  coal
and petroleum over the  following  described land-
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner of Section 3(i, Township ,57, thence east 80 chains, south 80
chains, west 80 chains, north 80 chains, I
to point of commencement, 640 acres;
claim No. 13.���a.h.s., n.w. cor.
Arthur H. Smythe.
June 5, 1914. D. O. Wing, Agent.
I la/ilton Land District.     District of
Takenotice that 1, Arthur H. Smythe,
of Vancouver, B. C��� broker, intend to
apply for a license to prospect for coal
and petroleum over the  fullowing  described land-
Commencing at a jiost planted at the
northwest  corner of Section 36, Township 67, thence west 80 chains, south 80
chains, east 80 chains, north 80 chains, [
to point of commencemeit, 640 acres;
claim No. 14.���.a.h.s., N.E. cor.
Arthur H. Smythe.
June B, 1914. D. O. Wing, Agent.
Hazelton Land District.    District of
Take notice that I, Frederick G. Colquhoun, of Vancouver, B. C., broker,
intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the
following described land���
Commencing at a post planted at the
Trains  leave Hazelton on Wednesdays and Saturdays
at 5.18 p.m.
Use the Grand Trunk Railway System for points east
of Chicago.
On�� Way Round Trip
$63.60 $9_.00 St. Paul    -
73.40 105.00 Chicago     -
70.20 96.30 New York -
On. Way Round Trip
$47.75 $60.00
55.55 72.50
73.40 108.50
S. S. PRINCE JOHN leaves Prince Rupert for Vancouver at 9 p.m. on
 Sept. 15th, 29th, etc.
For full particulars, tickets, etc., apply to local agent or to
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arbitrary  charges   for   draftage
Ul"   | and  moisture, and by the use of
unfair assay methods, led to the
The statement has often been
made, and its frequent repetition
Skeena Laundry j|"
Lee Jackman  Prop.
Our Work is Good and our Kates
Suits Cleaned and Pressed
Call and see ub.        Next door to
Telegraph office.
I i����M"l"l">"l"��"H'.''��'M'l"t"K>'��'��*lH**t'.:
azelton I.and District.      Diatrict of
Take notice that I, Frederick G. Colquhoun, of  Vancouver,   B.C.,  broker,
\ intend  to apply for a license to prospect for coal and  petroleum  over  the
rollowlng described land���
I CommencinK at a post planted at the
northweat coiner of Section 36, Township 57, thence west 80 chaina, north 80
chains, east 80 chains, south 80 chains,
to point of commencement, 640 acres;
claim No. 16.���p.o.c.jS.b. cor.
Frederick G. Colquhoun.
| June 6, 1914. 1 >. O. Wing, Agent.
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 eaBy.
Write for full particulars to
Suite 622 Metropolitan Building
p_u up cpiui ii.soo.ooo. VANCOUVER, B. C.
Highest market prices paid for
Raw Furs
Men's Furnishings
Hardware Groceries
Q  _  O
Smi.heri, B.C.
Mines and Mining
Good Properties for sale ��� Cash or on
Bond.       Development and
Assessment Work.
Carr Brothers
Eight Years In This District.
Hint. Itou.  II. c.
The Distributing Point
for the Great Northern
Prospectors, Miners,
Landseekers, Surveyors
and Sportsmen will find
the merchants of Hazelton prepared to meet
every requirement in
outfit and supplies. Having been engaged for
many years in outfitting
parties for the Northern
Interior, Hazelton business men are qualified
to give valuable advice
and assistance to newcomers.
Hazelton is situated at
the confluence of the
Bulkley and Skeena
rivers, a mile and a
quarter from South Hazelton station on the
Grand Trunk Pacific
railway. Enquiries
may  be addressed  to
Hazelton, B.C.
The World's Doings in Brief
News Notes from Many Sources
Germany hasrejected Austria's
appe��f_6Fa*lbari".   r-
Nearly half of Saskatchewan's
wheat crop has been threshed.
A special session of the Ontario
legislature is likely to be called.
A tremendous earthquake has
destroyed the city of Caraveli, in
Arequipa, Peru.
Sir J. Henniker Heaton, father
of Imperial penny postage, is
dead at Geneva.
Large numbers of Germans
and Austrians are seeking naturalization in Vancouver.
Several Hindus have been killed in Vancouver, in a feud resulting from the Komagata Maru
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I Hudson's Bay Company I
operations. The number of men
let outowing-to. war. ccmditipng
does not exceed two hundred.
The British board of trade announces a great improvement
in the unemployment situation.
The percentage is only 6.24.
By an order-in-council, all German and Austrian aliens in Canada are required to surrender
any arms in their possession.
The army worm, which is causing damage in various sections
of the United States, has made
its appearance in Nova Scotia.
Panama Fair officials have a-
bandoned the round-the-world
aeroplane race scheduled for
next year.
In the Australian general elections last week, the Labor party
obtained a substantial majority
in both houses.
The greatest rainstorm ever
experienced at Kansas City
caused the loss of three lives and
property damage estimated at
Sixty thousand Belgians, rendered homeless by the Germans,
are being welcomed in England,
where they will be cared for during the war.
Canada is expected to suspend
German and Austrian patents
during the period of the war and
for six months after.
Having been successful in raising funds in London, officials of
the Canadian Northern expect to
complete the line this year.
A   majority   of  the   working
mines in the Slocan will continue
Fort George Gold
U recent discoveries of gold in
the Fort George district prove
well founded and as valuable as,
many believe, we may look for
the rapid settling of this northern
interior of British Columbia with
strong and determined men. It
will increase circulation of gold
and stimulate trade, industry
and commerce. It will bring to
the attention of the world the
valuable timber and agricultural
resources of this country. Many
of us have long believed that
gold was here in great abundance. It simply required the
completion and facilities offered
by the Grand Trnnk Pacific and
the Pacific Great Eastern railways to enable experts to get into the country with machinery to
prospect, develop and discover
the hidden places of this most
valuable of all metals to the commerce of the world. We seem
to be on the eve of the prediction
of Col. Wilkins, the president of
the Bankers' Association of Canada, that British Columbia has
more in the way of natural resources than any of the other
provinces, and her future will
outshine most of the others in
spite of their big start.���Fort
George Herald.
Large tract of good valley
farming land just thrown open
for free settlement in Oregon.
Over 200,000 acres in all. Good
climate, rich soil, and does not
require irrigation to raise finest
crops of grain, fruit, and garden
truck. For large map, full instructions and information, and
a plat of several sections of exceptionally good claims, send
$3.40 to John Keefe, Oregon
City, Oregon. Three years a
U. S. surveyor and timberman.
An opportunity to get a good
fertile free homestead near town
and market. 62
The Miner is two dollars a year.
Peace River Land Diatrict.   District of
Take notice that D. D. McKinnon,
of Vancouver, restaurant keeper, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted 200
feet below the crossing at Old Hogem,
on the south bank of the Omineca river,
thence south 80 chains, west 80 chains,
north 80 chains, east 80 chains, to this
Aug. 22, 1914. D. D. McKinnon.
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Fiddler Creek Work
Harry Howson, who is in
charge of development on the
Fiddler creek property recently
taken over by Martin Welch and
associates, came up the rivea last
week. He reports an excellent
showing on the group. A development tunnel has been well
ttarted, and a good deal of ore is
already on the dump.
Express, General Drayage and Freighting
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Coal and Wood delivered promptly.
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Tickets to and from all parts of the world.     Atlantic and Pacific
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to any address in Canada; to
United States, three dollars.
Peace River Land District. District of
Take notice that Walter Ramsay, of
Edmonton, merchant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted 80
chains easterly from the northwest
corner of L. D. May's application to
purchase, thence south 80 chains, east
80 chains, north 80 chains, west 80
chains along the bank of Omineca river,
to point of commencement.
Aug. 22, 1914. Walter Ramsay.
Peace River Land District. District of
Take notice that May McKinnon, of
Vancouver, married woman, intends to
apply fur permission to purchase the
following deacribed lands:
Commencing at u post planted 80
chains westerly from the nortlieast
corner of 1). D. McKinnon'sapplication
to purchase, thence south 80 chains,
west 80 chains, nurth 80 chains, east 80
chains along the bank of Omineca river,
to pointof commencement
Aug. 22, 1914, May McKinnon.
Peace River Land District. District of
Take notice that Frank Boston, of
Vancouver, watchman, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands.
Commencing at a post planted 80
chains southerly from the northeast
corner of D. D. McKinnon's northeast
corner, thence south 80 chains, west 80
chains, north 80 chains, east 80 chains.
Aug. 22, 1914. Frank Boston.
Peace River Land District. District of
Take notice that II. E. Fetherstonhaugh, 'of North Vancouner, married
woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
Commencing at a post planted 15
miles from mouth of riveron east bank
of Manson river, thence east 80 chainB,
north 80 chnins, west 80 chains, south
80 chains along bank of Manson river,
to point of commencement.
Aug. 10, 1914.   H. E. Fetherstonhaugh.
Peace River Land District. District of
Take notice that L. W. May, of Edmonton, doctor, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:
Commencing nt a post planted 80
(hains easterly from John A. Shaw's
northwest corner application to purchase, on the south bank of Omineca
river, thence south 80 cliains, east 80
chnins, north 80 chains, west 80 chains
along the bank of Omineca river, to
point of commencement,
Aug. 22, 1914, L. W. May.
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Kodak Supplies. Printing and Developing,   ^f Gram-a-phones  and  Records.
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B.C. Land Surveyors
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London Building - Vancouve
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Green Bros., Burden & Co.
Civil Engineers
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Land Surveyors
Offices at Victo.ia, Nelson, Fort fleorge
and New Hazelton.
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Prince Rupert, B. C.
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Provincial Assayer and Chemist
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New Hazelton.   Cna'P* Moderate     ::    Correspondence Soiidted
Peace River Land Distrit t.   District of
Take notice that John A. Shaw, of
Edmonton, broker, intends to apply fur
permission to purchase the following
described lands:
Commencing at a post planted 80
chains easterly from the northwest
cornerof R. D. Fetherstonhaugh's application to purchase, on soutii bunk of
Omineca river, thence south 80 chains,
east 80 chains, north 80 cliains, wesl
80 chains along the bank of ()minec:i
river, to pointof commencement.
Aug. 22, 1914. John A. Sliaw.
i Peace River Land District,   District of
Take  notice that  R. D. Fotherston-
I haugh, of Vancouver, mining engineer,
I intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described lands:
! Commencing  at a  post planted at the
i northeast corner of  D. D. McKinnon's
1 application to purchase, thence south 80
! chains, eaBt 80 chains, north 80 chains.
west 80 chains along the bank of Omineca river, to point of commencement.
Aug. 22, 1914.   R. D. Fetherstonhaugh.
Peace Kiver Lnnd District.   Distiict of
Take notice Unit William MacLaien,
of Calgary, broker, Intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted 80
chains down from H. I_. Fclhcrston-
haugh's southwest corner of application
to purchase, thence east 80 chains,
north 80 chuins, west 80 chains, south
80 chains along tin bank of Manson
river to point of commencement.
Aug. 10, ISH 4. William MacLarcn.
Peace Kiver Land District.   Districtof
Take notice that   Henrietta  Plumbe,
of North Vancouver, widow, intends to
apply for  permission   to  purchase the
following described lands:
Cummencing  at  a post planted at the
southwest corner of Fetherstonhaugh's
application to purchase on Manson river,   thence east    80  chnins, south  80
chains, west 80 chains, north 80 chnins,
along the  bank  of  Manson  river,   to
point of commencement.
Aug. 10, 1914. Henrietta Plumbe. THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1914
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along its entire front, which extends from Noyon (on the Oise, 14
miles northeast from Compiegne) to a point 14 miles north of Verdun. The enemy is in great numbers and holds a strong position,
but. the Allies' position and condition are favorable. Several counter-attacks by the enemy have been repulsed. The enemy's loss
was very heavy. The Allies took two hundred prisoners. This
is the substance of lhe war ollice despatches from Paris. At midnight it was stated that no further news had been received from
tlie front.
These engagements along tlie Aisne river have been in progress for several days. It is generally believed the Allies, who
have been greatly reinforced, will triumph over the worn enemy.
The brunt of the lighting during the next two days will rest on the
Allies' left wing anil centre. The main body on the left is the
British force, which is now well supported.
Lord Kitchener returned yesterday from a visit to Paris.
Many reports of the starving condition of soldiers in the main
German army are being received.
The surrender of two Austrian armies is regarded as imminent.
A white paper issued by the foreign ofiice contains the report
of the former British ambassador to Austria, which indicates that
the negotiations between Russia and Austria were progressing
favorably and compromise seemed likely on July 31, when Germany
intervened with two ultimatums, followed within two days by declarations of war.
Washington, Sept. hi The commission sent by Belgium to present charges against Germany wailed on President Wilson today.
After hearing the report, which contains many pages telling of unspeakable atrocities and barbarous conduct, the president informed tlie commission that it would bo premature and inconsistent
with the neutral position of tlie  government to express judgment.
London, Sept. 1G: -The admiralty announce that submarine
E-9 has returned safely to the fleet, having torpedoed a German
cruiser six miles south of Heligoland. The ship was probably the
Hela, the loss of which was announced in Berlin yesterday.
Official reports from Petrograd say the rout of the Austrians
in Galicia is complete. Although full details nave not been received I
the Austrian losses since the taking of Lemberg are estimated at
250,000 killed and wounded, 100,000 prisoners, 400 guns, many
colors and vast quantities of stores. The Germans made desperate
efforts to save the Austrian army, but failed completely. Atone
point the Germans lost thirty-six pieces of heavy artillery, and at
another several dozen siege guns.
Despite efforts of the government at Rome, demonstrations
against neutrality continue in Italian cities. There appears to be an
overwhelming sentiment in favor of the Allies.
Berlin despatches state that the German people were amazed
on learning of the retreat of their army, having been led to believe
that their legions were on the point of entering Paris. News of
conditions in France, with the Austrian defeats and the advance
in Germany of the Russian hordes have brought many German cities
to the verge of panic.
Brigadier General Neil Findlay is reported killed in action.
The King today visited the London military hospitals. He
ordered that German wounded be given every attention, and was
informed that this was being done.
E. Hyde, of Aldermere. left on
Tuesday, to go to the war.
Government Agent Hoskins is
attending the Fair at Telkwa.
Alex, and Hunter Corner were
down from  Kispiox on Tuesday.
R. G. Moseley returned on
Saturday from a business trip to
Superintendent W. J. Carr is
spending a lew days in the Bulk-
ley Valley.
Mr. and Mrs. Little were
among those who motored to the
Telkwa Fair.
Dr. C. G. Maclean was down
from Smithers for a couple of
days this week.
H. Welch, assessor for the district, has gone to the Bulkley
Valley, on official business.
Constable Mills is assisting the
provincial police in the Bulkley
Valley during the Fair at T elk wa.
Quite a number of   Hazelton
| people are in Telkwa, taking in
the sights of the Bulkley Valley
London, Sept. 17:���A Paris midnight official despatch states
that the situation in France is unchanged from yesterday. An
earlier report savs the resistance of the enemy on the Allies' left
continues. On the Allies' center, between Berry au Bac on River
Aisne arid Argonne, the Germans continue to fortify. Between
Argonne and Meuse the enemy are entrenching, particularly near
Mont P'aucon.
The Battle of Aisne is still raging between the Oise and Meuse
rivers. The Germans are slowly, but surely, yielding ground.
Between two million and three million men are engaged. A fierce
artillery duel is now in progress. The line of battle is over a hundred miles long.   This conflict may be decisive in result.
What is called the "Phantom Army" is aiding the Allies on
the left, having already outflanked the German right wing, forcing
tlie enemy to abandon their entrenchments at Laon and La Fere.
Many believe this army to be Russians from Archangel, via Scotland.
It is officially admitted in Berlin that the Germans have abandoned Liege.
Russian armies continue to advance. Tlie German forces
which were to aid the Austrians are retreating. Rumors of Austrian peace proposals continue. The Kaiser is said to favor acceptance of President Wilson's mediation offer.
The total German casualties, according to the official Berlin
report, were forty thousand.
A Saxon officer, who is a prisoner in France, says the German
artillery annihilated a Prussian regiment, believing it to be French.
Two battalions of the 28th German infantry, thinking each other
French, fought until all were out of action.
Lord Kitchener announced in the house of lords that six divisions ofthe British expeditionary force are now in France, with
two divisions of cavalry. More will be sent. Canada will send
over forty thousand, in two contingents.
The British training ship Fishguard No. 2, formerly the battleship Erebus, foundered in the English Channel during a gale on
Thursday.    Twenty-one members of the crew were drowned.
A daughter was born to Rev.
and Mrs. W. S. Larter, formerly
of Hazelton, at Prince Rupert, on
Sept. 6.
Beirnes' packtrain returned on
Tuesday from its season's work
on the Telegraph Trail, north of
J. S. Hicks, who is developing
a couple of claims on the Beat-
river, was in town for a day or
two this week.
A. N. Macdonald, the Babine
mining man, returned on Tuesday from his claims near the
east end of the lake.
Pete Talbot, for several years
with the G. T. P. headquarters
staff, came down from Rose Lake
today.    He is going east.
Road Foreman W. A. Sproule
and his crew returned on Tuesday
from their work on the Telegraph
trail between Hazelton and Ninth
The Union Bank has opened a
branch at Valcartier. Other
branches of the bank will transfer money to the camp without
A party consisting of Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. K. Sealy, Miss Sealy,
and W. H. Burken, drove to
Telkwa on Thursday, to see the
Miss Germaine, who recently
graduated from the training
school at the Hazelton Hospital,
has returned from a visit to
Smithers, and will leave in a few
days for her home on the coast.
Men Who Die For England
Men who die for England
Never die in vain;
Dying conquerors, dying masters,
Dying firm 'mid fierce disasters.
England's every son
Dying, duty done.
Gives the life  she lent   him
back again.
Men who die for England
Never die in vain.
Rushing seas they rode victorious,
Conquering seas have made them
Where in marshalled rank,
Down to death they sank:
Met in order stern the roaring
Died, and not in vain.
Fell our noblest, once forsaken;
Ay, betrayed���the soul unshaken!
Dead, he spoke a word;
Sleeping, waking heard,
Till we reared an empire for his
Peace to Gordon.   England
Mourned him not in vain.
Jungle,    desert,   heights    and
Know the dwindling square that
Steady, back to back,
Fronts the yelling pack.
Wild Shangani knows the grim
Sung ere men of England
Fell above their slain.
Sons of Vikings! the old story;
Desperate odds and death-fight
Over all your graves
Late or soon there waves
Proud the flag ye held us high
from stain-
Floats the flag of England,
Fought for not in vain.
Beacon fires are ye whose ashes
Fade,    yet  forth   the   splendor
Answers height on height,
Bright, and more bright;
Answers all your England, hill
and plain���
Men who die for England
Do not die in vain.
Prince and   laborer,  clerk   and
One, we rise to front the foeman.
Who can dare forget
Now to pay his debt?
Give what England gave, to her
Men who die for England
Have not died in vain.
���Margeret L. Woods.
The Miner is two dollars a year
to any address in Canada; to
United States, three dollars.
Phone 300 P.O. Box 1636
Special Attention to Out of Town Clients
Suite One, Federal Block,
Provincial Assayer
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O. A. RAGSTAD,   Smithers
Orders may be left at Noel it Rock's, Hazelton
Clothes That
Hold Their
Hobberlin Clothes are always tailored right. They
always hold their shape.
No part is stinted. We can
please the most particular
dresser with Hobberlin garments. Drop in and have a
look at the new spring
Haselton, B. C.
In the Supreme Court of British
Columbia���In Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Henry
Coppock, late of the Town of
Hazelton, British Columbia, deceased,
all creditors and persons having any
claims or demands upon or against the
estate of the said Henry Coppock above
described, who died on or about the 12th
day of March, 1914, and whose will was
proved by Pauline Stanton of the Town
of Hazelton, British Columbia, and
Leda B. Hallowell of 1808 Acacia
Street, Alhambra, State of California,
the Executrixes therein named on the
26th day of August, 1914, in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, are
hereby required to send in the particulars of their claims and demands, duly
verified, to the undersigned, Solicitor
for the estate, on or before the 3rd
day of October, 1914.
And notice is hereby also given that
after the said last-mentioned day. the
said executrixes will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased among
the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which the
said executrixes shall then have had
proper notice in writing, accompanied
by a proper claim, duly verified, of
which the said executrixes shall then
have had notice, and they will not be
liable for the assets or any part thereof
so distributed after the said 3rd day of
October, 1914, to any person of whose
debt or claim they shall not then have
had nutice and a duly verified claim as
aforesaid filed with them.
Dated this 11th day of September,
Solicitor for the Estate of
Henry Coppock.
Smith Block, Third Avenue.
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Notice to Pre-emptors
Hazelton Land District
I am directed by the Honorable the
Minister of Lands, that all Pre-emptors
who are members of the Militia, Naval
Volunteers, Reservists, or who have
volunteered for active service may receive leave of absence from their Preemptions upon application for the time
they may remain in active service, provided, however, that such leave of
absence shall not be extended for a
greater period than one year.
Leave will he granted to Pre-emptors
without fee upon application being
made at the Government Offices, Haselton.
Government Agent,
Hazelton, B. C,
A New District .
D. McGregor,   who has claims
fifteen miles below Skeena Crossing, on  Wood-cock  creek,  came
up on Sunday for blasting material an'J other supplies.    Upon solicitation   he   showed   us   some
samples of his ore,   which consists of galena,   with  iron and
copper sulphides and a little manganese in a lime spar   matrix,
which is a new  combination   in
this  part of   the   country,   and
suggests high silver values.    He
also exhibited some line samples
of    molybdenite,   which    come
from another claim in the same
On the Red Rose
Charley Ek came down from
the Hed Rose on Monday of last
week and reports three feet of
solid ore in the tunnel, with all
kinds of other vein matter more
or less valuable. He went to
Hazelton, as did also his partner,
Fred Peterson.���Chalcopyrite.
(Jet your mines ready, advises
Colonel Lowery. There will be a
great demand for metals in a few
WANTED-Position as help;
good plain cook. Address A.B.C.,
Miner Office.
H. Acton, accountant in the
local branch of the Royal Bank
and a popular citizen, left on
Tuesday for Victoria, to take a
position in the Royal Bank there.
He is succeeded in the local office
by C. B. Simpson, of Vancouver.
During the past ten years the
average cost of producing the
world's copper supply has been
9_ cents a pound, and the average selling price 14. cents a
pound. During the next ten
years the average selling price of
copper will probably be about 17
cents a pound. The future for
copper never looked better since
the red metal appeared on earth.
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