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Advertisers Secure Results by using Miner columns*      Subscribers Secure the Reliable News of the Northern Interior.
VOL VII, NO. 49
HAZELTON. B. C, SATURDAY. AUGUST 3. 1918
PRICE $2.00 A YEAR
LOCAL NEWS
PARAGRAPHS
Items of Personal Interest From
Hazelton and Surrounding
District
VV. Golbloom   was among the
arrivals this week.
W. J. Dick, M.E., of Winnipeg,
came in on Sunday.
Extends Thanks
For Donations
Tobacco Fund
D. P. Wardrop, of Burns Lake,
came down yesterday.
Dr. W. R. Stone, of Vander-
hoof, came down on Tuesday.
Mrs. H. H. Little entertained
at afternoon tea on Thursday.
H. M. Burritt of Vancouver.is
a business visitor in Hazelton.
A. M. Ruddy came up from
Skeena Crossing during the week.
S. Brooke, of the Hudson's Bay
Co., Victoria, came in on Monday.
W. F. Hoffman, of La Grande,
Ore., was among the arrivals on
Sunday.
Miss Margaret Wattie returned
on Monday from a vacation trip
to Alberni.
Dr. Wrinch went up to Smithers last evening on his weekly
professional visit.
M. W. Sutherland left today
for Babine to do assessment work
on his claims out there.
F. W. Walter and family, of
Vancouver, were here lor a day
or two during the week.
Rev. W. S. Larter came down
from Smithers on Friday morning, returning in the evening.
Mrs. G. G. Rock entertained a
number of young people at &
beach party on Tuesday evening
last.
Mrs. Hogan desires to thank
those who so kindly contributed
the amount of $23 for the Overseas Tobacco Fund, to provide
smokes for our soldiers and sailors. Thanks are particularly
due to S. N. Creighton, of Edmonton, who collected the money.
Following is the list of contributors:
Fred. Elliott, Edmonton; B.
Lindstrom, Entwhistle; W. Wym-
meth, Winnipeg; N. Battie, Entwhistle; L. Tufty, Entwhistle;
W. Allen, Knoxville, Tenn.; J.
Nichols, Winnipeg; D. McLennan, Edmonton; C. Carter, Terrace, C. E. Gow, Phil. McCan,
W. A. Gow, W. G. Sumers, Hazelton; J. J. Nolan, B. Hogarty,
A. Grant, F. L. Dumer, F. L.
Tyniman, L. Raabe, Prince Rupert; Ti Stephenson; A. Berner,
A. Silver, G. H. Tycho, Smithers:
Arthur Leverett; C. N. Creighton, Edmonton.
COMMEMORATION DAY
OBSERVED BY CHURCHES
The special church service
which will be held tomorrow,
Sunday, August 4, will take
place in St. Peter's Anglican
Church, in commemoration of the
declaration of war by Great Britain four years ago.
The programme of music has
been completed and the list of
speakers has also been arranged.
The service will commence at
7:30 p.m., and as the regular
service of the Methodist Church
has been cancelled in order that
the combined service may be
as largely attended as possible,
the presence of everbody at the
union assembly is urged.
Hazelton, Ideally Placed,
Has Beauties Augmented by Fair
Visitors
Much has been said and printed
in praise of British Columbia because of its wealth of natural resources, the beauty of its scenery
and the delightfulness of its climate, but nowhere does this
apply with more truth than along
the G.T.P. between Prince Ru
pert and Prince George. Of all
the ideal residential points along
the line, we at Hazelton, as one
visitor enthusiastically assures
us, are the most-favored by natural beauty of location and excellence of climate. At any rate,
whether by the recognition of
the attractions of Hazelton or by
the hospitality of its people, this
town has become the tourist's
Mecca of the Northwest. Especially worthy of mention is the
number of charming young ladies
who have made the pilgrimage to
Hazelton during the summer.
It would indeed be hard to assemble in many larger centers
than this a more notable group
of beauty and charm than the
Misses Duthie, MacLachlan and
Kent, of Vancouver, Miss Peel,
of Regina, Misses Tubby and
Olsen, of Prince Rupert, and
Miss Wiseman, of Seattle, Wash
As is usual, too, in all pleasant
places, Hazelton has a particular
attraction for former residents.
Among the "old-timers with us
this summer we are glad to welcome Mrs. R. E. Allen and children, and Mrs. E. R. Cox and
family.   Fortunate Hazelton!
Born���at Hazelton Hospital, on
Wednesday, July 31, a daughter
to Mr. and Mrs. John Love, of
Kispiox.
Miss Macdonald, of the Hospital staff, returned on Monday
from a vacation visit to her home
at Sardis.
L. S. York, of Victoria, provincial government auditor, paid
a visit of inspection to Hazelton
this week.
A number of young people
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Wattie at their residence
last evening.
HAZELTdN AVIATOR ON
AERIAL MAIL ROUTE
Word has been received in Hazelton that "Ernie" Lofquist,
well- and popularly known in
this district, who left here two
years ago, is now a pilot in the
Flying Corps,in which his adapt
ability and progressiveness ate
shown by the fact that he is in
charge of a machine on the airplane mail service between Montreal and Toronto.
Nurses Given
Diplomas On
Thursday Night
The residence of Dr. Wrinch
was the scence of a pretty graduation party on Thursday evening, when Miss J. Tallander and
Miss A. M. Colwill, having completed their course of training
at Hazelton Hospital, received
their diplomas. After a short
musical program, Dr. Wrinch
made an address and read the
paper which he had presented a
weeks ago at the hospitals convention in Vancouver.
In a congratulatory speech,
Mrs. R. S. Sargent presented the
diplomas to the graduating nurses
after which refreshments were
served.
JAMES MAY FUND
ADDED TO FURTHER
Total of Memorial Fund Reaches
One Hundred and Fifteen
Dollars
FOURTH DANCE WAS
A GREAT SUCCESS
The fourth weekly dance was
held in Assembly Hall on Thursday evening. The floor was
barely large enough to accommodate the extremely large number of dancers who were present. The evening was ideal for
such an an affair, and everybody
was out for a good tine. Judging from the sounds of revelry
in the hall, they were evidently
not disappointed. A handsome
amount was collected, part of
which will be given to the local
public school.
The
Kispiox Valley
Happenings in and about
the Coming Center of
Agriculture
^���_____MM___M_i
(Special tu The Miner)
Peter Nielson returned to Terrace this week.
FUNERAL TAKES PLACE
OF R. C. FERGUSSON
The funeral took place in Hazelton this week of R. C. Fergusson, an old-timer in this district. Fergusson suffered a stroke
recently while working on the
Skeena bridge and was brought
to the Hospital, but was not able
to recover. The deceased man
was well known hereaoouts, having formerly been a road foreman in this district. He was
also a long-time resident in Prince
Rupert, being a pioneer there.
By the addition of several further subscriptions during the
week, the James May Memorial
Fund was this week brought up
to $115. Acknowledgement is
made to the receipt of amounts
of one dollar from each of the
following:
Martin Cain, Hazelton
T. G. Johnson
Kenneth Morison
Altogether, 111 individual subscriptions have been received for
the fund, but this total, we are
confident, forms only a part of
the vast circle of friends of the
deceased James May, the man
who was responsible more largely than any other of the old pioneers in blazing the path of civilization in the Cariboo and the
Omineca. Jim May spent a lifetime in this country when it was
a wilderness. He lived to see
the dawn of the day of development in this province, the vast-
ness of the resources of which he
knew better than most.
He now lies in an unmarked
grave in Hazelton cemetery, but
if sufficient money can be raised
by voluntary con tribution, a handsome stone will be erected to his
memory.
Send your contribution in to
The Miner without delay. We
will acknowledge them all in our
columns.
\
Miss Collier, of Hamilton, Ont.,
arrived on Tuesday, to join the
nurses' training school at Hazelton Hospital.
Smithers Citizen Dies
A prominent citizen of Smithers passed away at the Hospital
on Friday morning in the person
of Thomas G. Sloan. Mr. Sloan,
who was among the first to
settle in Smithers, had been ailing for some time and had come
down to Hazelton Hospital a
short time ago. The cause of
death is given as pleurisy.
Chas. Lindahl went to Hazelton on Thursday."
Lars Hagen is assisting Jno.
E. Johnson to harvest his hay
crop. 	
Otto Utterstrom, of the Hudson's Bay Co.'s staff at Hazelton,
was up the Valley last week.
Albert H. Wilson went to Hazelton on Saturday.
The weather during the past
two weeks has been anything
but favorable for haying, but
there is very little hay spoiled
up to date, as there is very little
of it cut.
Local Items
Mrs. W. W. Anderson has
turned from Vancouver.
re-
Miss G. Davis, of the Hospital
nurses' staff, left yesterday for
a holiday visit to her home in
Sardis. She was accompanied
by Miss F. Goddard.
The Battle's Progress
Mrs. D. B. Morkill was hostess
to a number of young people at
a very pleasant musicale and
dunce at the Omineca Hotel on
Wednesday evening.
J. T. Phelan and F. W. Dowling, general superintendent and
district superintendent respectively of the Yukon Telegraphs,
were visitors in Hazelton during
the week.
At the beginning of the week
bad weather and increased German resistance had slowed down
the Allied offensive somewhat on
the Soissons-Rheims front, but
this check was but temporary.
The Allies have captured the
German anchor point of Soissons
and have taken Fere-en-Tarden-
ois, another important base.
As a result of the Allied operations, it is probable the Germans
will be compelled to retreat clear
back to north of the Aisne
river.
Tag Day
The regular monthly tag day
in aid of the funds of the local
branch of the Canadian Red
Cross Society, will be held on
one day next week, as faras can
be ascertained.
Kispiox
Paul Magdahl, Geo. Norman
and Christine Larman are haying
on P. H. Sheehan's tanch.
$2     The Miner, $2 a year.     $2 THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1918
The Omineca Miner
Published every Saturday at
Hazelton. the Center of the
Great   Omineca  District of
British Columbia,
By R. S. Sargent, Ltd.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Canada
and British Possessions, Two Dollars a
year; Foreign, Three Dollars a year.
ADVERTISING RATES: Display,
$1.60 per inch per month; Reading
Notices, 15 cents per line for each
insertion. Legal notices inserted at
B. C. Gazette rates.
Saturday, august 3, 1918.
CAMOUFLAGE.
In regard to a certain article
published in another paper last
week, we "could say a whole lot
more" than we intend to, but
"do not wish to trespass to much
on space in our valuable paper."
While we do not say in this
connection that a denial of guilt
b.v the writer before an accusation is made is practically a confession of guilt, we are reminded
of the Shakespearian truism:
"Methinks thou dost protest too
much."
We go as far as to point out,
however, that we recognize in
the article an application of the
well-accepted principle of military
strategy���that the best method
of defense is a well-directed attack.
We do not think it necessary
to state that no defense is here
intended, either for the police or
for the merchants of Hazelton,
but we do wish to suggest to the
writer of the article that the
proper place to make an accusation or complaint of a criminal
offense is before the courts provided by the laws of the land and
not in the public press.
TIRED OF OPPRESSION.
According to reports received
during the week, the Russian
peoples are apparently tiring rapidly of the strong-arm methods
of the Bolsheviki government,
and are ready at any moment to
throw off the tyrannical yoke.
As far as we can gather, the application of the iron first to Russian affairs has proved equally as
uneffective as the weak and vas-
cillating policies of the shortlived Kerensky regime. It will
take a long time to bring some
kind of order out of the chaos
created by the revolution, but
even today the outlook is not entirely overcast. We see hope in
the growing independence of the
people of suffering Russia. The
success of the Czecho-Slovak rebellion against the Lenine-Trots-
ky maladministration indicates
that the day cannot be far distant when the Russian people
will rise in their might, cast aside
the crashing weight of invaders
and tyrannical despotism and achieve their rightful position among
the leading nations of the world.
HONOR THE DEAD.
As the great war enters upon
its fifth year tomorrow, we consider that a few words in honor
of those who have fought and
died for us would serve to steel
us for the future.
Just four years ago at this time
a solemn conclave of white-haired
statesmen was gathered at Downing Street, London, weighing the
events of the past few days and
discussing Britain's course of
action. The result of their deliberations was Great Britain's
entrance into the struggle, the
size of which has staggered the
world in its immensity, a step
which was inevitable and which
can never be regretted. Since
that momentous occasion many
soul-stirring events have transpired; many of our bravest and
best now lie under the soil of
countries in every quarter of the
globe, in France, Belgium, Italy,
Russia, Egypt, Africa, Mesopotamia,   Macedonia and  Turkey.
But who shall say their sacrifice has gone for naught? We
know the enemy is not beaten
yet, but he will be. That much
is certain. The spirit of those
men who offered themselves as
the price of our freedom is the
spirit of our Empire today. We
have suffered reverses and gained great victories, and the balance is now on our side. With
the shining ex; mple before us to
emulate of those who have gone,
we are well-prepared to wait another four years if necessary,and
we hope it is not, in order to assure for the world a peace and
freedom that the blood of our
boys demands.
Queer than one can usually
find every other place on the war
map but the one for which one is
looking.
Preserve your registration card
���it is valuable. Get your card-
case at R. S. Sargent's.
The mail carriers have simply
refused to "carry on."
"Crown Prince May Go Back
clear to the Aisne," says a headline. If we know anything of
Germany's jinx, he was never
this side of it���unless their happened to be an unlooted chateau
for him to despoil.
FOR SALE-Lot 2339, Cassiar
District; 160 acres, 8 acres cleared; fine location on Salmon River
abou five miles from Hazelton.
J. DAVIS, Hazelton.
$2     The Miner, $2 a year.      $2
MINERAL ACT
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
QUEENA MINERAL CLAIM, situ-
uate in the Omineca Mining Division of
Cassiar District.
Whare located:-On the southwestern
shore, of Babine Lake, and near Silver
Island.
TAKE NOTICE that I, F. P. Burden,
acting as agent for M. J. Kolb, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 7862C, intend,
sixty days from the dale hereof, to apply to the MiningRecorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose
of obtaining aCrownGrantof the above
claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 20th day of December, A.
D. 1917. 16-25
FARM LANDS
OREGON & CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO. GRANT LANDS. Title to
same revested in United States by Act
of Congress dated June 9, 1916. Two
million, three hundred thousand Acres
to be opened for Homesteads and sale.
Agricultural and Timber Lands. Conservative estimate Forty Rillion feet of
commercial lumber. Containing some
of best land left in United States.
Large Map showing land by sections
and Description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One
Dollar. Grant Lands Locating Co.,
Box 610, Portland, Oregon.
MINERAL ACT
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
CONTACT, SUNSHINE, SUMMIT,
RENO, VALLEY ylEW, GRANITE,
QUAHTZITE, DOMINION FRACTION MINERAL CLAIMS, situate in
the Omineca Mining Division of Cassiar
District.
Where located:���On Rocher de Boule
Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that Dalby B Morkill, li. C. Land Surveyor, of Hazelton,
B. C, acting as agent for James Dean,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 7931C,
and James Gilmore, Free Miner's Certificate No. 1005C, intends, sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
Improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 18th day of March, A. D.
1918.       30-38 Dalby B. Morkill
mmmrn
NOTICE
IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLIC-
1 ATION for  the   issue  of a  fresh
Certificate  of  Title   for   Lot   32,
Block 3,  Town of Telkwa,   (Map
817).
Satisfactory evidence having been
furnished as to the loss of the Certificate of Title to the above lands, notice
is hereby given that it is my intention
to issue after the expiration of thirty
days after the first publication hereof a
fresh Certificate of Title to the above
lots in the name of Pete Saari, which
Certificate of Title is dated 8th September,   1914,  and is numbered 6529-1.
Land Registry Office, Prince Rupert,
B.C., 20th November, 1917.
H. F. MACLEOD,
14-18 District Registrar.
Synopsis Of Coal Mining: R��fulaHons
("���OAL mining rightsof the Dominion,
Vrf 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 wliich
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 he 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
cutput of the mine at the rate of five
ocnts 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 furnwhed at least
once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, hut 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.
W. VV. CORY,
Commercial Printing at
THE MINER OFFICE
If you can't fight you can at least
stand behind the man
who fights for you.
The Canadian Patriotic Fund
Which assists the wives and families of Canada's gallant
soldiers, requires millions of dollars  to  keep  the soldiers'
home fires burning.
District Treasurer: Stephen H. Hoskins, Government Agent
Hazelton Committee:
J.   E.   Kirby,   R.   E.   Allen,   J.  K.  Frost,   J.  R.  Barker,
and J. G. Powell.    Monthly Subscriptions are Solicited
The Canadian Red Cross
The Hazelton  Branch requests the support of all in its
efforts to assist in the noble work of this great humanitarian
organization.
Honorary Presidents:  Mrs. (Rev.) John Field; Mrs. (Rev.)
W. Hogan
Chairman:   Dr. H. C. Wrinch
Vice-Presidents: J. F. Maguire, Mrs. Chappell, Wm. Grant
Honorary Secretary:  Miss W. Soal
Honorary Treasurer: H. H. Little, Manager Union Bank
Executive Committee:
Mesdames Wattie, Wrinch, Sealy, and Glassey; Rev. John
Field, W. Wattie, John Newick
Large or Small Contributions will be Gratefully Received
SOLDIERS' AID & EMPLOYMENT
COMMITTEE
Endeavors to supply soldiers from Hazelton district with
such comforts and necessities as cannot be readily obtained
at the front, and will assist them to re-establish themselves
in civil life when they return. The Committee is acting in
co - operation   with   the   Provincial   Returned   Soldiers*
Commission and the Military Hospitals Commission
Contributions to the Soldiers' Aid Tobacco Fund are Welcome
Chairman: A. R. Macdonald
Honorary Secretary-Treasurer: Wm. Grant
H. H. Little, R. E. Allen, F. B. Chettleburgh
H. B. Campbell, H. F. Glassey, G. W. McKay.
H. Welch, J. K. Frost, S. Cline, W. Wattie
Some can fight, some can work or pay*
ALL CAN SERVE!
���M THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1918
'I v
What the World
Is Doing and Saying
Snappy Briefs from all Quarters
A royal commission will be appointed in England to report upon the much-agitated question of
the adoption in Great Britain of
the change in the British system
of coinage.
To show the effectiveness of
the convoy system, London says
that only one ship in 200 escorted
is torpedoed, the correct percentage being .59.
Japan has loaned to the Siberian government 500,000,000
roubles, about a quarter of a million dollars.
Ten steel ships, with a tonnage
totalling 54,250, and five wooden
ships, aggregating 19,200 tons,
vere launched in the U.S. last
week.
It is estimated that through
voluntary saving in the U.S. from
October 1, 1917 to August 1,1918,
there had been effected a saving
of between 175,000,000 and 200,-
000,000 pounds of wheat and
w n e a t products, 150,000,000
pounds of meat and fifty million
pounds of sugar.
Nearly 300 persons were killed
in a recent explosion in a munitions factory at Plauen, Germany.
One year ago only 500 pounds
of fish per week were being consumed in Ontario, but due to the
arrangements made by the Canada Food Board for fish and the
handling of fish, and due to the
demand for fish as a substitute
for meat, 55,000 pounds of fish
are being consumed in that province at the present time.
Bread strikes continue to occur in various parts of Austria
and Germany.
The Board of Grain Supervisors
will probably fix a maximum
price of $2.24 per bushel on
wheat.
The livestock of the Allied
countries in Europe has decreased
by 46,000,000 head since the beginning of the war, it is estimated.
The U.S. will make a loan  to
China of $50,000,000.
Give the Provincial
Registration Figures
C. E. Mahon, superintendent
of national registration for B.C.,
reports that although Westminster and Skeena districts are yet
to report, their total in registra-
lion, added to those already completed, will bring the registration
of this province well over 300,000.
Without the Skeena and Westminster figures, registrations totalled !269,593, of which 151,392
were males and 118,201 were females. The figures from the two
missing ridings will be available
as soon as the postoffice strike is
adjusted.
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RAILWAY and STEAMSHIP LINES. |
Steamers   sailing between   Seattle, Victoria, 3
Vancouver,   Ocean   Falls,     Swanson     Bay, 3
Prince Rupert, Anyox, Ketchikan, Wrangell, =
Juneau, Skagway. =
Leave Prince Rupert:   For Swanson Bay,   Van- =
m     couver, Victoria, Seattle, 9 a.m. every Monday. n
��j     For Ocean Falls, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, 9 a.m. every Saturday. Ci
a     For Anyox 12:00 noon every Friday. 3
3     For Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Skagway, 12 Noon every Wednesday =
3     For  Masset,  Port Clements,   Bulkley  Bay, Naden Harbor 8:00 p.m. 5
=        every Wednesday. 3
M     For Sandspit, Skidegate,Queen Charlotte City, Aliford Bay, Cumshewa, K
=        Pacofi,   Thurston  Harbor,   Atli Inlet, Lockeport, Jedway, 10 P. M. =
3        every Saturday. =
H    Arrive  Prince  Rupert: S.S.  "Prince  Rupert"  or S.S.   "Prince =
5        George"  from the South 8:00 a.m. Wednesday and 9:00 A.M.Friday. 3
9     Passenger trains  leave  Hazelton   Eastbound at 7:10  P. M.   Monday, ��
s     Wednesday, Friday.   Westbound 8:40 A. M. Sunday, Tuesday, Friday. =
1     For further information apply to any Grand Trunk Pacific Agent.or to =
��      G. A. McNicholl.Asst. Gen. Freight and Passenger Agent.Prince Rupert, B.C. =.
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THE LEADING HOTEL IN NORTHERN B. C.
HOTEL PRINCE RUPERT
EUROPEAN PLAN
One Dollar per day and upwards
25c. auto service to and from all trains and boats
$2      The Miner $2 a year.      $2i
Green Bros., Burden & Co.
Civil Engineers
Dominion, British Columbia,
and Alberta Land Surveyors
Offices at Victoria, Nelson, Fort George
and New Hazelton.
F. P. Burden, New Hazelton
BUY AT HOME
Get your letterheads printed at
THE MINER OFFICE
"Printing of Merit"
Hazelton Hospital �������
fur any period from one month upward at 21 par
month in advance. Thie rate includes office consultations and medicines, as well aa all costs whila
In the hoBpital. Tickets obtainable in Hazelton
at the Poet Office or the Drug Store; in Aldermere
from Mr. T. J. Thorp; In Telkwa from Dr. Wallace;
or by mail from tho Medical Superintendent at the
Hospital.
James G* Powell
Provincial Assayer.    Analytical
Chemist.
New Hazelton, B.C.
Addressing Soldiers' Mail
In order to facilitate the handling of mail at the front and to
ensure prompt delivery, it is requested that all mail be addressed as follows:
(a) Regimental Number.
(b) Rank.
(c) Name.
(d) Squadron, Battery or Company.
(e) Battalion, Regiment (or
other unit), Staff appointment or Department.
(f) Canadian Contingent.
(g) British Expeditionary
Force.
(h) Army PostOffice, London
England.
The Omineca Miner
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Advertisers*      We carry the News,
Job Printing of the Highest Quality.
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Omineca Hotel
HAZELTON, B. C.
Remodelled, Refurnished, Redecorated
Every provision for the comfort
of Ladies and Gentlemen
Writing; and Smoking Lounge With Large  Open
Fireplace
Large Sample Room Well Lighted
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Hen 19 and 20 Years of Age.
harvest Leavj.
Leave c5 Absence en Ground of Extreme Hardship.
Procedure to obtain Leave of Absence.
Men Nineteen and Twenty Years of Age.
It has come to tho attention of the Government that there is a widespread
impression that young men of nineteen years, and those who became twenty
since October 13, llJ17, as well as those who may become nineteen from time to
time and who have been or will be called upon to register under the Military
Service Act, are to be immediately called to the colours.
Tiiis impression is quite incorrect. No date has yet been fixed for calling
upon such men to so report for duty, nor has the question been brought before
the Cabinet for decision. In view of the need of labour on the farm, it is most
unlikely that consideration will be given to the matter until after the harvest is
over, although of course the Government's action must be determined primarily
by the military situation.
There, is no fur!her obligation incumbent upon young men of the ages
above mentioned who havo registered or who do so hereafter, until they receive
notice from the Registrars.
Harvest Leave.
Some enquiries have been received as to the possibility of granting harvest
leave to such troops as may be in the country at that time. No definite assurance can be given on this point as advantage must be taken of ships as they
become available. On the other hand, harvest leave will be given if at all
possible.
Leave of Abser.ee on Grounds of Extreme Hardship.
It is desired that the Regulations respecting leave of absence in rases of hardship should be widely known and fully understood. Such leave will be granted
in I wo cases:-��� (a) where extreme hardship arises by reason of the fact that the
man concerned is either tlie only son capable of earning a livelihood, of a father
killed or disabled on service or presently in service overseas, or in training for
such service, or under treatment after returning from overseas; or the only
remaining.of two or more brothers capable of earning a livelihood (tlie other
brother or brothers having been killed or disabled on service, or being presently
in service overseas, or in training for overseas or under treatment after his or
their return from overseas); brothers married before 4th August, 1914, living in
separate establishments and having a child or children not to be counted,
in determining the fact that the man is the "only" remaining son or brother)
(,!.!.' where extreme hardship arises by reason of exceptional circumstances such as
the fact that the man concerned is the sole support of a widowed mother, an
invalid father or other helpless dependents.
It is to be noted that iu all thes-e cases the governing factor is not hardship,
loss or Buttering to the individual concerned, but to others, that is. members of
his family or those depending upon him.
Procedure to obtain leave of absence.
A simple system for dealing with these cases has been adopted. Forms of
application have been supplied to every Depot Battalion and an officer of each
battalion Has been detailed whoso duty it is to give them immediate attention.
The man concerned should on reporting to his unit state that he desires to apply
for have of absence on one or more of the grounds mentioned and his application
form will then be filled out and forwarded to Militia Headquarters; Ottawa. In
Ihe meantime, if the case appears meritorious, the man will bo given provisional
leave of absence for thirty nays po that ho may return home and continue his
civil occupation while his case is being finally disposed of.
Issued by Department of Militia and Defence,
Department ok Justice. THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3. 1918
Telkwa Barbecue
LABOR DAY,
September 2nd, 1918
Horse Races
Pillow Fights
-j- Red Cross Booth -f-
Dancing
R. S. Sargent, Ltd.
HAZELTON, B. C.
Ranchers', Miners' and Prospectors'
Outfits and Supplies
Farming Machinery
Canada Food
Board
License
Number
8-17303
'Canada Food
Board
License
Number
8-17303
We carry a
Full line of
Harvesting
implements
Agents for the
Famous
McCormick
Mower
ANNOUNCEMENT.
THE PRINTERS ARE NOW AT WORK ON
WRIGLEY'S
British Columbia Directory
Compiled and Printed in British Columbia���endorsed  by  B. C. Government, Boards of Trade, Manufacturers Association and other bodies
IN FIVE MAIN SECTIONS
BRITISH COLUMBIA YEAR BOOK-One hundred pages
of official data, covering agricnlture, Lands, Timber,
Mining, Fishing. Shipbuilding and Public Works, prepared by the various Department?. This section will
cover fully the development in British Columbia.
GAZETTEER, describing over 1900 cities, towns, villages,
and settlements within the province, showing location,
distance from larger points, how reached and by what
lines, synopsis of local resources, population, etc.
ALPHABETICAL DIRECTORY of all business and professional men, Farmers, Stock Raisers, Fruit Growers,
etc., in all towns and districts.
CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY of Manufacturers, Retailers,
Producers, Dealers and Consumers, listing all products
from the raw material to the finished article,
INCORPORATED CITIES-A1I gazetteer information in
Directory of the incorporated cities of the Province
will be prepared by either the City Council or the
Board of Trade, thereby official.
TRADE NAMES AND TRADE MARKS-A list of popular
trade names alphabetically. If you want to know the
manufacturer or selling agent of a trade-name article,
look up this section.
ADVERTISING BRITISH COLUMBIA-It is necessary to
continue to advertise British Columbia outside of the
Province, in order that tourists and settlers will continue to come. With this aim in view, a copy of the
directory will be placed in the leading Libraries and
Boards of Trade throughout the Canadian Prairies,
Eastern Canada, the United States and abroad. The
Directory will be used by prospective tourists and setters as an official guide of the Province.
The subscription price of the Directory ia $10, express paid.
Address your order to
WRIGLEY DIRECTORIES, LTD.
210-212 Metropolitan BIdg. Vancouver
Grand Masked Carnival and Parade
Will be Staged at Coming
Prince Rupert Exhibition
Prince Rupert Sixth Annual
Exhibition will be held on September 18th, 19th and 20th, and
many new attractions are being
arranged by the Association.
One of the main features is a
Grand Masked Carnival and Parade, with a big masked Ball the
last night of the affair. The
Parade will be lead over the route
by the Queen of the Carnival, on
a gorgeous float, especially decorated, in keeping with the dignity of her position, and all auto
and vehicle owners are asked to
join in this parade.
Nomination of Candidates for
Queen starts today and any lady
in Northern British Columbia is
eligible. Anyone may nominate
a Candidate on payment of the
sum of One Dollar as nomination
fee. The nominator must be a
member of the Association and
must deposit or remit One Dollar
additional as Membership fee,
along with the nomination fee,
such nominations being addressed
to the Secretary of the Prince
Rupert Exhibition, Post Office
Box 351, Prince Rupert. B. C.
Election shall be by popular vote
and the candidate receiving the
greatest number of votes shall be
elected to the honor. Each nomination fee shall count 100 votes
for the candidate nominated.
Each membership ticket of One
Dollar sold by the candidate entitles such candidate to 15 votes.
Each season ticket of 50 cents
sold to a member entitles Candidate to 10 votes, while Masked
Ball Tickets, sold at the cost of
50 cents, entitles Candidate to 5
votes. Additional votes may also
be had on payment of 10 cents
each. Each Candidate on nomination will be furnished with
Membership buttons and tickets
and shall be credited with the
number of votes as above on
making their return to the Secretary. The contest closes on
September 11, and results wili be
announced every Monday in the
local papers and  weekly issues.
The successful candidate will
be furnished by the Association
with full regalia of her office,
which regalia shall remain her
personal property. All transportation and other expenses incurred by the Queen of the (Jar-
nival will be borne by the Association. The Coronation Ceremony
will take place at the opening of
the Exhibition on Wednesday at
one o'clock in the afternoon on
the 18th of September, and the
Queen of the Carnival will select
Six Maids of Honor, who shall be
her attendants during her reign.
In order to make this venture
a success, we appeal to the Residents of Northern British Columbia to assist in every way pos
ible, so do not wait,but nominate
your Candidate at once. * 1
Complete Service to Ford
Owners Everywhere
COURTEOUS attention to your needs wherever you may
travel is something you appreciate, and being a Font
owner you can get it   Youare always "among friends."
There are more than 700 Pord Dealer Service Station*
throughout Canada. These are always within easy reach of
Ford owners���for gasoline, oil, tires, repairs, accessories,
expert advice or motor adjustment*.
The cost of Ford Service is as remarkably low as the cost
of the car itself. Nineteen of the most called for parts cost
only $5.40. Just compare this with the cost of spare parts
for other cars and you will realize the advantage of owning
a Ford.
Runabout
Touring  ���
Coupe
Sedan ��� -
Chassis
$575
$595
$770
$970
$535
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
F. O. B. FORD, ONT.
One-ton Truck $750
R. S* Sargent, Ltd., Dealers, Hazelton
Express, General Drayage and Freighting
I
T TVPPV atld ^TAfrP^ We are prepared to supply private
_iT_I\l d.UU tj LIWJLsO and public conveyances day and
night.     Our stages meet  all trains at South Hazelton or New Hazelton.
Best Dry Birch, $6,00 a cord
Consign your shipments in  Our
Care  for Storage  or  Delivery.
Address all communications to Hazelton.
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Ruddy & MacKay
Preserve your registration card
���it is valuable.    Get your card
case at R. S. Sargent's.
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY     '
Lowest rates Prince Rupert to all Eastern Points yia steamer
to Vancouver, and Canadian Pacific Railway.
Meals and Berth included on Steamer.
FOR VANCOUVER, VICTORIA AND SEATTLE
S.S. "Princess Alice" sails from Prince Rupert July 6th, 20th, August
3, 17, 31. S.S. "Princess Sophia" sails from Prince Rupert July 13,27,
Aug.lO,24.S.S. "May "sails from Pr.Rupert July 14,21,28, Aug.4,11,18,25
FOR GRANBY BAY and ALICE ARM-S.S. "Princess May" sails from Prince
Rupert July 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th.
W. C. Orchard General Agent, 3rd Ave. & 4th St., I>rince Rupert
36 to 68 per
cent more
mileage
20 to 25 miles to a gallon of
gasoline is a frequent occurrence with the Ford car. One
man (name on request) reports
an average of 33 miles per gallon for 20.000 miles. Surely
this ia a record that few, if
any other makes of cars, ever
equalled.
It demonstrates the economy
of owning and driving a Ford.
You can average 1000 miles
more travel on Ford-size tires.
The saving on oil and repairs is proportionately large.   The
name "Ford" stands for lowest cost and greatest service.
One gallon of gasoline
has done it
Ford Motor Car Co,
of Canada, Ltd.
FORD   -_���__-_ ONTARIO
R. S. Sargent, Ltd.
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