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 THE LEADING WEEKLY NEWSPAPER OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA
VOL VII, NO. 11
HAZELTON, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1917
PRICE $2.00 A YEAR
NO STRINGS ON 'CY' PECK
Our Candidate Knows Only the
Win - the - War
Party
(Special to The Miner)
Prince Rupert, Nov. 9:���Any
doubt that might have existed as
to   whether   Col.   C.   W.   Peck,
D. S. 0., commanding the 16th
Canadian Scottish at the front,
was to be a candidate at the
ft), thcoming election for the house
of commons was set at rest a few
ago by the receipt in Prince
Kupert of a cable from the colonel
to Fred. Peters, K. C. The
message was a brief one, but
right to the point, characteristic
ol Col. Peck.    It was as follows:
''Please announce publicly I
will support a union government,
conscription of men and resources
for the prosecution of the war.
Ihe old political parties have no
strings on me. Just now I am
employed on matters of overwhelming importance. I must
rely on my friends and my record
to elect me.   Sgd. Cyrus Peck."
With the retirement of both J.
E. Merrvfield, the former Conservative nominee, and the similar action on the part of S. M.
Newton, who has been in the
field as an Independent, the
situation is fast becoming one in
which Northern B. C. mav be
able to do credit to itself by
returning Col. Peck by acclamation.
There is no doubt as to how he
would represent the district. He
is an enthusiast, and throws himself heartily into everything he
undertakes. When he volunteered
for service at the front he entered heart and soul into his work.
His enthusiasm and his watchful
care of his men has gained him a
most enviable reputation at the
front, and lias had no small part
in the making of the Canadian
Scottish, which he commands,
one of the best regiments at the
front. Gen. Sir Arthur Currie,
commanding the Canadian forces
at the front, in a personal letter
received here in which he devotes attention to Col. Peck,says,
among other things, "He has
gone over the parapet many
times with his men, and simply
lives for the 16th Battalion. He
loves it as a mother loves her
only child, and mothers it the
same way."
All who know Colonel Peck
realize that the same devoted
attention which he gives to his
battalion will be given by him to
vhe constituency which he represents,
PRO-GERMANS
GOVERNMENT SEIZED BY BOLSHEVIKI-
ITALIAN ARMY RETREATING TO THE PIAVE
LOCAL NEWS PARAGRAPHS
Items Of General Interest From
Hazelton and Surrounding District
Villistas dynamited a train near
Armanderiez, Mexico,killing over
100 passengers. Women were
stripped of their clothing and
valuables by the bandits.
London: As a result of the
coup d'etat in Petrograd, the
pro-German Lenine is firmly in
power. Kerensky is reported en
route to Moscow.
Recent developments foster the
belief that this week's revolution
was the result of a concerted
plan of Berlin and the Maximalists. It is feared the plot includes
the opening to Germany of the
road to Petrograd.
The women's 'Battalion of
Death'fought valiantly until overwhelmed by the revolting troops,
aided by the guns of warships.
A telegram from Amsterdam
says the Russian army on the
northern front has joined the revolt and is marching on Petrograd
London expects to hear from
Korniloff, believing that the radical pacifists will not be able to
hold power for long. It is Petrograd, and not all Russia, that has
fallen, but with all lines of communication controlled, it is difficult to get unbiased news.
A despatch from Stockholm
says Kerensky has been arrested.
Washington: The balance of
$114,000,000 loans authorized for
Russia may not be turned over
by the U.S. if th.e Lenine-Trotzky
peace factions gain complete control.
London: The conference of
British, French and Italian representatives has resulted in creating a permanent inter-Allied
military committee. The new
leadership of the Italian army has
been provided for, Gen. Diaz being appointed first in command.
Gen. Foch, French chief-of-staff,
and Gen. Wilson,sub-chief-ef the
British staff, will serve on the
general committee with General
Cadorna. Diaz is rated as one
of the ablest Italian leaders.
Rome: The Italians are still
holding back the Austro-Germans
by rear-guard actions, while the
main body of troops is estabfish-
itself in positions chosen for resistance. Bridges on the Livenza
river have been destroyed to delay
as much as possible the enemy
advance toward the Piave  river.
Berlin: Austro-German forces
have crossed the Livenza and,
overcoming the resistance of the
Italirfn rearguard, are advancing
W. J. Kirton, of Smithers, was
here on Monday.
W.  J.   Guiney  returned from
j the coast on Saturday.
ceaselessly on the mountain roads |    Geo. A. McKay, of Vancouver,
' was here during the week.
I
i
London:     The  entire Turkish
army  in   Palestine  is retreating-
northward. British aviators are
following the retiring enemy and
bombing his forces. Forty Turkish guns have been taken. British
and   French naval forces are op-
and plains towards the Piave.
Thos. Nelson, of Vanderhoof,
was among Tuesday's arrivals.
H. L. Scrivener, of Regina, a
returned soldier, is visiting Hazelton.
Mr. and Mrs. George Barrett,
of Houston, were among the
week's visitors in Hazelton.
R. G. Moseley went to Prince
erating against Turkish communi-1 R,,pert on Thutsday, forexamin-
cations along the Mediterranean. | ation by the army medical board.
,Z     irrTT        , D. P. Wardrop, who has been
London:    lhe   British  made a i ,.     .    ,    _.,  ,
prospecting in the Sibola country,
successful raid   east of   Hargi- returned to Hazelton on Thurs-
court last night.   Enemy artillery I day.
is active in the neighborhood  of j    A masquerade dance in aid of
Passchendaele. Itne ^ea  Cross  will  be  held in
] Assembly Hall on   Friday  even-
British airmen  dropped three: ���       \t      23
tons  of  bombs on  German air-     A party of Telkwa men.includ-
dromes at Controde and St. Den-| jng H    Cassidy,   W.   Skelhorne,
is-Westrem. !E. R. Wakefield and E.S.Arnold.
arrived on Sunday.
Paris:  German attacks against
. A crew of laborers is engaged
Chatime wood and in   the  Arra- . . .    . .,    ���    ,       ,    ���    ,
in repairing the Rocner de Boule
'���","'1 '"���'���|"r *",v '���''I'"1*'''1- tratm"   which was seriously dam
aged by the recent storm.
Rio Janeiro: The government
has ordered the closing of this
port.
MANY PARCELS
FOR SOLDIERS
Christinas parcels weighing
over 600 pounds, and containing
many useful articles in addition
to cakes, tobacco, candy and
other dainties, have been despatched by the Soldiers' Aid to
the men who are representing the
Hazelton district on the battle-
front. The cost of the parcels
has been considerable, but voluntary subscriptions are coming in
at a satisfactory rate, and Secretary Frost estimates that before
the end of the year the committee
will have sufficient funds to meet
all calls upon it, and resume the
sending of regular parcels ��of
tobacco, etc., to our boys in
Flanders.
The Soldiers' A i d extends
thanks to the ladies who so kindly undertook the work of wrapping the Christmas parcels.
Mobs attacked   German   business houses in Rio Janeiro.
Quebec's Slackers
Montreal: Quebec eligibles are
rushing to file applications for
exemption. Seventy thousand
are yet to be heard from.
Plat feet may not be considered a bar lo service hereafter.
In  New  Premises
The new store of the Hudson's
Bay Co. has been practically
finished, and Manager Anderson
and his staff are now busily engaged in arranging Lhe stock in
the large building, which is one
of the best-constructed in the
district. The old premises will
used for warehouse purposes.
W. W. Wadleigh and A. C.
Galbraith, Edmonton men who
are interested in placer leases on
Germans are j the Peace river, were here this
week on business connected with
their mining enterprises.
S. H. Hoskins and  W. J. Mac-
Kenzie, members of the exemption tribunal for this district, will
FIRE OFFICERS I hold their first sitting on Monday,
when claims for exemption   will
Copenhagen :
impatient with the U-boats and
are asking whet; Britain will be
starved.
ELECTION OF
<r
^
No More Free Ads.
Business conditions compel
The   Miner   to   adopt   the
policy of other newspapers
with regard to advertising,
and after this date  notices
of entertainments at which
admission is charged must
be paid forat ordinary rates.
^      1  ^
Satisfactory reports were presented at the annual meeting of
Hazelton Fire Association, held in
the courtroom last evening, the
organization being free from in-!
debtedness, while the fire lighting
apparatus is in good condition.
The    following   officers   were'
elected:   President,   W.   Wattie;
vice-president, R. J.   Rock;  secretary-treasurer, E. A. Donohoe;
fire chief, R, S. Sargent.
Government   Agent   Hoskins
be considered. F. S. Wolverton,
of Victoria, will represent the
army authorities.
Board of Trade
The adjourned quarterly meeting of Hazelton Board of Trade
will be held in the Progress Club
rooms on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at
8:30 p. m.     Important business.
Red  Cross  Rummage Sale
A sale  for  the  benefit of the
statedthat the annual election of j Red Cross will   be  held  shortly,
and any articles that can be con-
town fire wardens would be held
in the near future, and the executive committee agreed to co-operate with the new officials in
doing away with fire hazards.
Methodist Church
Rev. R. C. Scott will preach at
the Methodist Church tomorrow
evening on the following subject:
"The Prophecy of God in the
Soul of Man."
All are cordially invited.
verted into cash will be gladly
received by the committee. The
depository is at Wm. Grant's
office on Omineca street, where
donations may be left by those
who wish to aid the  Red  Cross.
Coming Events
Nov. 13-Board of Trade Quarterly
Meeting, Progress Club rooms at 8:30
p.m.
Nov. 23���Masquerade Dance for Ked
Cros.i, Assembly Hall.
\ THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1917
The Omrnijnieea Miner
Eleven Hun Warships Sunk
London, Nov. 5: Thirty men
on the German auxiliary cruiser
Marie of Fleuslmrg were killed
in an engagement with British
destroyers, according  to  a  des-
i��� , ..,::..    ;���-!,.     ���   ���.. . ..patch from Copenhagen,
year; Foreign, Three Dollars a year. An oflicial statement issued by
ADVERTISING  RATES:    Display,  $2,50 per inch per month:   Reading yle admiralty says:
"Further   reports   from   our
forces operating in the Cattegat
Published every Saturday at Hazelton. the Center of the
Great Omineca District of British Columbia.
A. R. Macdonald, Publisher and Proprietor.
Two Dollars a |'
Notices, 20 cents per line for each insertion
Gazette rates,
Legal notices inserted nt B. C.
Vol. VII.
Saturday, November 10, 1917
No. 11'have been received.   We destroy -
���   ed  a German  auxiliary   cruiser
Canadians  who are  willing to  follow the advice of the Food armed with six-inch guns.and we
Controller in order to lulp to save  urgently-needed   wheat   flour, |also destroyed ten armed  patrol
beef and bacon for the soldiers, will find a considerable number of
wholesome substitutes.
To save wheat Hour, barley may be used for soup and   barley
flour for thickening; oatmeal foi cereal and oat muffins.     Potatoes
craft. Sixty-four prisoners have
been rescued by our forces. N.)
British losses are reported.
NOTICE
may be used in a variety of appetizing dishes, and when   they are              ,,,,,,,,,, ,..v, ,
, ,      , NOTICE IS HEREBY   GIVEN that
served bread may sometimes be omitled I mm the meal.   At present.; ,ln ,ulction Bg)(J o�� |u(s beionging t0 ������.
the price of corn  meal  is high,   but the new crop in the United Crown forming portion of the subdivi-
_, . . i     -n i ���    ���       . i      ,     i.  i- , ,������        t>U/>   sion of Lots 6308 and  6309,   Range  5,
States ,s very large and will be coming on the market soon.     lhe !Coagt y.^u ^ Rums ..^ *.t] fee
question of price has to be carefully considered by the great majority i,eid on Tuesday the 30th day of Octo-
of people, but those who can afford to do so should substitute in ber> at Burns Lake-
. . All lots will lie offered subject to an
part  other cereals  for  wheat, even il the price ol the substitutes upset price and terms which will  be
should be higher. : announced at the sale.
J. S. ALEXANDER,
if*
IF YOU CANT FIGHT
YOU CAN AT LEAST
STAND BEHIND THE
*T WHO FIGHTS
FOR YOU!
6-9
Commissioner of Lands,
Fort Fraser, B, C.
For meat, lish is a peculiarly suitable substitute,because of the;
variety available and  the abundant sources of  supply   in   the
Dominion.    Beans have nearly the same food values as meat.
By a careful selection of other foods, the consumption of meat
may be very considerably reduced, especially by persons who arc
not engaged in heavy manual work.
.    , i       ,i ��� e ;    ,   i-    i , ,   Synopsis of  Coal Mining Regu-
And remember, the primary reason lor urging saving ol wheat  ^    ^
,       i       i        ,,��� lations.
Hour,   beef and bacon is not economy in cost, but that the soldiers|
may be supplied with the food which they need.
COAL mining rightsof the Dominie
in  Manitoba,   Saskatchewan   ai
For Christmas Fund
The Soldiers' Aid thanks the society to protectand promote in
people of New Hazelton for the | the interests of the owners and
sum of $45.60 contributed to the operators in the Kootenay district
fund for Christmas parcels.   Following is the list of subscribers:
Iris Graham's list -
Alberta,   the   Yukon   Territory,   the
when the need   of  an   exclusive   Northwest Territories and in a portion
| of the Province of British Columbia,
may be leased for a term ut twenty-one
years  at an  annual  rental  of ?1
C H. Sawle   .
W. M. Boyle .
W. .). Larkworthy .
Mrs. M. Larkworthy
Edgar Harris ,
James Powell .
Mrs. 1). W. Pratt   .
Mrs. C. H. Sawle   .
Chas. O'Neill .
Northern Hotel
Joe Seseverno
Joe Allan
1. McMullen   ���
Daisy Hall's list
Mrs. M. Edgar
Frank McKinnon   .
MrsC. Roche,
E. Gunderson .
Mrs. R. J. Wall      .
Northern Hotel
Johnny Sault .
Alrrie
R. VV. Thomson
Darrel Wall's list
Ah Sing .
Mrs. M. Dodimead.
Lee Yee .
J. A. McMartin
.P. Ftishiin
W. J. MacKenzie  .
G. Martinsen .
George Edgar's list-
Jas. Richmond
Dick Morrison
P. Smith
G. Martinsen .    '   .
Mr. and Mrs. Scott
was stated by several of those in
attendance.    Although a committee of seven was appointed at the
! convention   to draw   up  a brief
$2.00 j outline of the objects of the new
.50 | association and the signatures of staked out by the applicant himself.
d- ,  ��� , , i Each application must be accompanl-
istnct   operators   and   owners Ldby a ^ of $6, which will be refund-
were accepted on   the   document ed it' the rights applied for are not
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 which
the rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
be described by sections, or legal Bub-
divisions ef sections, and in unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
1.0(1
available, but not otherwis
A royal-
,  announcing  the existence .if the  ty shaI| |)(. |iah| on the merchantable
society, nothing   definite   in   the   cutputof   the mine at the   rate of live
1.00
9. no
way  of  the purpose of the body  ^K^ operating the
mine shall
was announced until a Quorum of I furnish the Agent  with sworn returns
���"������"" I Vinso   ivhn   li-ul   aicrnifinrl    tK��iV accounting for the full quantity of mer-
inose wno   iiau   signified   then   ehantable   coa|  lllinL.d Bnd |iav  the
intention   of   joining    the    new   royalty  thereon.     If the coalmining
mnvumunt m��r ! rights "re not being operated,   such
movement met. returns should   be furnished at least
It was pointed out that in pre- onceayear
5.00
1.00
05
1.00
1.00
2.50
vious cases  where the interests
of the mine owners had been the | mftted to "purchase whatever Jwailabli
issue the result of met
The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be per
sum rights may be considered  nec-
"  Bssary   for the working of the mine at
discussions had not been as effec- the rate of $10.00 an aen
i;,...... ,,..,.. ,,.,..11,1,   ,i,,,    i,.  11,.,      '".ii-    full    Information    application
tive us was possible, due  to theL,,ould be ,���.���,��� t��� llu, SecretaVV (,r the
1.00 lack  of cooperation  among the  Department of the  Interior, Ottawa,
i nn ...........^ or  to  any   Agent   or  Sub-Agent   of
'���   ' owners. Dominion Lands.
.50:    Following  up the  purpo.se of W. W. CORY,
fi.1"! organization  to promote the in-' ������-
1.00  terestsofl.be owners lo the   lar-      Tl"' Miner is I wo dollars a year.
.05 gest possible scope.it was decided HOTEL  PRINCE  RUPERT
3.00 thai only officers and   accredited the LEADING HOTEL IN NORTHERN B. C,
representatives of mining syndi-
i60 cates  and   mining  corporations, Ooe'lXrTS^Urii
_5()  including   mine    managers,    and 25c. auIo service to and from all trains and boats
50 claim owners  who have not as prince kupert   -     -     -B.C.
2.00! y^ developed their properties to
50 the point of shipping,  exclusive'
1.00 i ��'? th(,se interested in theConsol-
^00 idated, the Canadian Pacific and
other   ore-treating   companies,
should associate and form a dis-
2.00
1.00
tinct and permanent organization
I1NING SURVEYS
Dalby B. Morkill
British Columbia Land Surveyor
HAZELTON   -   -   B.C.
���50   ;
of milling men.     The resolution,
1.00
1.00
including   an   invitation   to   all1
eligible mine owners and  opera-j
tors,   was  unanimously  carried,
a n d   temporary   officers   were
elected.
Mining Men Organize
An  organization   to be known
as the Mine Owners'and Opera-      Washington:     The   U.S.   and
tors'  Protective Association was Japan have reached a full agree-
HORSESHOER AND
General Blacksmith
Prices Cut in Half
Shoeing from $2 up-  Shop Worlf*
50 cents per hour
MAX. HI ATT   - "HAZELTON
formally launched at a meeting
held in Nelson, as a result of a
suggestion which was made before  the convention  of miners,
ment as to the military andecon-1
omic war on Germany.     The independence and integrity of China
have been pledged.
Commercial Fl r'n&tg :/���
HE MINER CFF*  \
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.   K.   Parker, '
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 VV. 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
al 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: J. K. Frost,
H. H. Little, R. E. Allen. F. B. Chettleburgh
H. B. Campbell, H. F. Glassey, G. W. McKay.
SOME CAN FIGHT, SOME
CAN WORK OR PAY���
ALL CAN SERVE
1
���y THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 193 7
lhe
:   mngs in
News Notes from Many Sources
Laurier may run  against Pre-(total   of   152,17S   votes,    while
Mayor Mitchell received only
129,307 and the Republican candidate 53,578.
mier Borden in Ottawa.
Canada's Victory Loan will be
issued on Monday, at par.
Mobs attacked German business houses in Rio Janeiro.
German singers and operas
have been barred in New York.
Eleven American congressmen
are visiting the French battle-
front.
WANTED
One set of secondhand warehouse scales. Apply Miner office. 4tf
NOTICE
A German uprising is in prog- ]N TH[, MATTKR QF AN Appuc_
ress   in   the   southern   part   of 1 ATION for the issue of a fresh
Hn/il '    Certificpte of Title for Lots Twen-
'  ' ty-seven (27),  Twenty-eight  (28),
Charles  A.  Hanson, London's,   Twenty-nine (29)i and Thirty (30),
Block Seven (i), fculxhvision ot the
new lord mayor, was inaugurated i   South East quarter of Section Two
vesterrlnv '    (^). Township One A (1 A), Range
yet,ieio,i.\. p.ye (g)>   ^^ TliMrU,u y..^ um
Japanese officials say it is  im-     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
,���,.,-ki,.   c ,.   \t;,>. ,    ,��� .,. i ������i    it is my intention to issue at the expira-
possible   ,or  Nippon to send Sol- tjon 0/Thirty m days after the first
diets to Europe. publication hereof a   fresh  Certificate
of   Title   for   the   above    mentioned
Tin:'  revolutionary   tendencies lots  in the name of Waiter charies
���ii    j;,^��� p.:���.��� .��� A.m..,,,^,   Keeble, which Certificate of Till
i tin-'sinn feinersare nenounc- <j;1 t.<-ti 17th
'  by Catholic clergy in Ireland,  bered 8379-1
���,,     ,. -������'��� , -     ,, H. K. MACLEOD,
The British   army  in   Mesopo- 6-9 District Registrar.
tarnia continues to advance up Land Registry Office,
the Tigris river,   north  of Bag-        V""^Z^ U%1.
dad.
Exports of flour from the U.S.
to Europe will be handled hereafter only by the food administration
Addressing Soldiers' Mail
In order to facilitate the hand-!
ling of mail at the front and  to j
ensure prompt delivery, it is   requested that all mail be addressed as follows:
(;ti Regimental Number.
(b) Rank.
(c) Name.
(d) Squadron, Battery or Company.
(e) Battalion,   Regiment    (oi
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HAZELTON, B.C.
Phone 3 L
�� WHEN OBSERVING MEATLESS DAYS, remember you can f
= make many palatable dishes from the following cereals, which |
o aie carried in stock by us: g
| ROLLED OATS             CORNMEAL               OATMEAL I
other unit), Staff appoint- ~
PANCAKE FLOUR      WHOLEWHEAT FLOUR
ment or Department. 'r.    GRAHAM FLOUR       RYE FLOUR
o    .
POTATO FLOUR    ^
     o
j   ,.,,,,���   I iveeoic,   union   litliiiimli'   oi    Title   IS
'        '���" dated 17th January, 1916, and is num-
(f) Canadian Contingent.     g
(g) British Expeditionary I     **e  carry  a   complete line  of   RUBBERS for Men, Wo     |
Force.                                    I =    men and children, including the well known Goodrich makes    |
(b) Army Post Oflice, London (3 ~       3
England.
Unnecessary mention oi higher ��
formations, such as brigades,!?;
divisions, is strictly forbidden, i'i
and causes delay. ��
We have been fortumte in securing- a
limited quantity of our Genuine ILL. blankets,
.'ij-pt. White. Avail yourself of this opportunity before
Uo- cold weather sets in.
MINERAL ACT
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
LITTLE HELEN, COPPER BILL,
and SKEENA MINERAL CLAIMS, situate in the Omineca Mining Division
of Cassiar District.
Where located: -On the west slopeof
Rocher de Boule Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that Dalby B Mor-;
kill, ut'Hazelton, ll.t'., acting as agent
for II. S. Lavery (Can. hlxped. Force)
and Andrew Fairbairn, of Telkwa, B.C.,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 2862C, I
intend sixty days, fro n the date hereof,
to  apply  in  the Mining Recorder  for
��ii;i;!iiuMiic3i)iiiiMniir.iiii!Mi:iiir:-]iMiiii:!i>ino3!(:imin;;co]iiiiiii!i:iic}ii!i!i!.,i!iiDiiii!i!;ii!iii;o
,i  Certificate of li  provements, for the   Vs. ;	
' purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of;
the above claims.
CANADIAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY
Lowest rates Prince Rupert to r\1 Eastern Points via steamer
to Vancouver and Canadian Pacific Railway.
Meals  and   berth  included on steamer
For VANCOUVER,   VICTORIA   and   SEATTLE
S.S.  "Princess May"   leaver.  Prince Rupert every SUNDAY,   at 6 p.m.
S.S "Princess Sophia" leaves Prince Rupert Nov. 13th, 24th;
Dec. 8th, 22nrij Jan. 5th, 19th; Feb. 2nd, 16th end March 2nd.
8��*Above sailings are .subject to change or cancellation without notice,
J. I, Peters, GeneraiAgent, 3rd Aye. & 4th St., Prince Rupert, B.C.
^
MINERAL ACT
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
^u \iul further take notice that   action, ' .g^rroe^i    nTncimgijaiuiu11aMiinnajjj oKnauraxs
RIGHT RIM  and CENTER  FRAC- under section  So, must be commenced   \
J
m   ���     n        i        r> -,- i    r         TIONAL MINERAL CLAIMS, situated, before the issuance of such  Certificate S Cvnv/xoo     P^n/w^l   Tivn..,^ir,s   rtntrl   V%./\la:l*lTtmtt
Majpr-Gen.  Lee, British direc-lin Omineca mining division of RangeB,  of Improvements. .-  [D! C��sS,   bSKSifi!   UUTMt   Mtt   I I 6121111112
tor-general of food production, S��S���?,^lo���cj?tf,f0S,Deb-,ntureor?eltf     Dated this 24th dav of September,  2 - i-2 2 -
is visitin* the U. S.  to 'confer Mori  towrf.6' " ""l "  M T '" A-"- 1917'     ^    ^ * M"'ki11 LIVERY dnd STAGES We, ^';���'"" t0 ���fwr*%
i    ���,.,.,,  vrnrrinci ��, ���       .��'-"����� *    u��.a kJ * r* \ji.jU  antj   public  eonveyi os   day  and
with Hoover. TAKE  NOTICE that Dalby B. Mor .
kill, of Hazelton, B.C., acting as agent
A score of men were burned ��or   Debenture   Creek   Mines,    Ltd.,'B
,.  j���.,i,i       ,. , ���  ,    , Special   Free  Minor's Certificate  No. H
to deabh m a fire which destroy- 52*26,   intend sixty  days   from   the I
ed a Salvation A nn v   mission  at ll;lU> hereof to apply to the Mining 9
Recorder for aC rtilicati of Improve- J
ments for the purpose  of obtaining a I
,,             , ,,               ,.                      Crown Grant of the above claims,
Crawford vai�� han,former pre-     .  , ,-  ,     , ,            ,, ,
. Ami further take notice  that action,
mier ol South Australia, has sail- under section 85,  must be commenced
ed for Canada,   to  take  part  jn before the issuance of such Cert
' * i ol improvement!
the consci	
Paterson, N.J.
l.r..iJJ!.v...��.Sj;Cii-aCiS3jJ
Large Assortment r.i      ��
CHRISTMAS CARDS
Leave your order for
Private
Greeting
Cards
night.     Our stages meet all trains at South Hazelton or New Hazelton.
BEST DRY BIRCH, $6.S0 A CORD
, ca?o^^mrgyg Rue    r & MacKay
j,   Ailcl 'ess nil communications to Elqxelton
HAZELTON nnd NEW HAZKLTON
��� i ������c%"JKiTTi-[inwvv *'
Vi
_��� ' i ot improvements. ��� .*���*���'���~������ ��������..---���-.�������.-��       ���
onscnption campaign. Dated this first day of August, A.n. |    l'p-to-Ilaie  Drug Stores
i- ,       , -,    i    ,     ��� 11917. "   Dalby ii. Morkill ,      Hazclion     -      -       -     II. I'.
Iistas dynamited a train near  lj L��.^���, .���-. =	
Armanderiez, Mexico,killing over WATER NOTICE
100 passengers.     Women  were (Diversion and Use.)
stripped, of  their  clothing   and!   TAKE NOTICE that Horbort Dixon
valuables by the bandits. Robertson, agent for the Green  Mon
ster Mining Syndicate, whose address
It is improbable that efforts to's Pr|ne* Rupert, B. C, will apply tor
��� ,.      ,. ,  ,       a license to take and uje 16 cubic feel
secure   leave   for   the remaining  persecond of wator out of 1   wrieCieek, I
soldiers of Canada's first contin- g'80 known as Nicholson Crw ;.. which
��� ���   , ,.  .       ,.,.      Hows   north-easterly   and  (hams  into
Kent  will   be   successful.      lhe  Skeena  River aboul   three miles from
necessity  for   reinforcing  Italy Usk.
"On ...ca^Ji:^Jip?,w-5-��wKL;yKv:.-jr-,s:,r''i
makes the release of any large
number of men inadvisable.
The  water will be diverted from lhe
stream al a point about three-quarters
1 mile from mouth of creek, and will   be
used for Domestic,   Mining and Power
tor  the  general'election  the purposes upon the mine described as
government  lias appointed   the (;'','"'" MonBtor1 "; ,v'''' ' laim;,   ���8
11 notice was posted on the ground on the
following general scrutineers: 28th day of June, 1917, A copy of this
Cnl SimB'fni- fiYnnna Ci.l a T notice iumI an application pursuant
1,01.  Sims ioi 1 ranee, UOI. A. 1.   ,, Bt0 and to the fiWator Act, 1914,"
Ihompson for England and J. A,  will bo filed in the office of the Water
Printi
Recorder at Hazelton, B.C,   Objections
to the application m ly be Hied wilh the
Order for Canada.     Laurier has
appointed VV. T. R, Preston for Baid Wator Recorder "or with the Comp-
England, Godfrey Langlois forlgg"^ vTctia.Kwhht'S
France  and  W.   R,   Hearne for days after the first appearance of this
Pnnurln notice in a local newspaper.    The date
v��"*u*> ���i- ,|)(, |i,.s( publication of this notice Is
 '  July 21, 1917.
Ottawa:     Laurier's manifesto tireen Monster Mining Co.,  Applicant
declares for the postponement of l!y t*erber< "iN"" RoblnBon' ''��"'"���
conscription until the people have FARM LANDS
voted on it. He suggests tariff OREGON & CALIFORNIA RAIL-
reform, food control, and prohib- 1:oA" CO. GRANT LANDS. Title to
...       .      ,,       . samn revested in United states by Act
ition of profiteering, and opposes >f Congress dated June 9, 1916. ' Two
the  conscription of men without million, three hundred thousand Acres j
the conscription of wealth. I'" b.e ��Pene.d ^ Homesteads and sale.
i Agricultural and umber Lands.    Con-
New York:" The city elections,  "��*!�� "rthMt. Fdrty Billion feel of
' commercial lumber.    Containing some
in which nation-wide interest was I of best land left in United States.
Large MbP showing  land   by  sections J
taken, resulted in the return of|���
Hylan,   the Tammany candidate,
willi   297,282   votes.     Hi.lquist,
Socialist, polled  the unexpected
For Sale
Three fine Holstein cows. Two
Of them bred to registered Holstein bull. Also two steers and
bull calf. Cedar Creek Ranch,
Kispiox Valley.
mil Description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One
Hollar. Grant Lands Locating Co.,
iinx 610, Portland, Oregon.
Green Bros., Burden & Co.
Civil Enujinooi-s
Dominion, Hritish Columbia,
and Alberta Land Surveyors
Offices nt Victoria, Nelson, I'"ort George I
and New Iliuelton.
F. P. Burden, New Hazelton
Of every description
for everybody
at   the
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HAZELTON, B. C.
RAILWAY and STEAMSHIP LINES.
Steamers s-.iiliiiir between Skagway,  Juneau,
Wrangell,   Ketchikan,  Anyox,  Prince Kupert,
Swanson     Hay,    Ocean    Kails,   Vancouver,
Victoria, Seattle.
Leave Prince Rupert for Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle midnight Thursday and 9 a.m. Monday (Thursday boat calls at Ocean Falls, Monday
boat al Swanson Bay), For Anyox, midnight Wednesday, Saturday,
For Ketchkan, Wrangell, Juneau, Skagway October 8rd, 17th, 31st,
November Mth, 28th, December 12th, 26tb. For Queen Charlotte
Islands October 10th, 24th,   November ��th, 21st, December 5th, 19th.
Arrive Prince Rupert from South 10:30 A.M. Wednesday and Saturday.
Passenger trains leave Hazelton Eastbound at 7:!i> P.M. Monday,
Wednesday, Saturday. Westbound 9:20 a.m. Sdnday, Tuesday, Thursday.
For further information apply to any Grand Trunk Pacific Agent.or to
i,'. A. MeNicholl.AiBt. Qon. Freight ami cnt,Prince Rupert, B.C
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AT   THE    FRONT
BUY
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War Sato&s Cmtbfbgates
$ 25.OO   for   $21.SO
50.00      " -43.OO
100.00      " 36.OO
INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES LIMITED TO flSOJ.
FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK
OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE
J'tt. 9,  1917
Finance   Departmint
Ottawa THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1917
THE MINER WAR BULLETINS
,rrY���������������������Y������YY������������rwl! j met detachments of our grenadier
TUESDAY, NOV. 6 I brigade southeast of   St.   Vitol
:,-w.*..uM*u��..>������.u������.u.,.���,u*.u*,u..o; niiil were repulsed.
Rome:    German  troops  have,    Berlin:   The Italian line on the
crossed  the Tagliamento   river. Tagliamento  has  been   won   by
The enemy, succeeding in bring- J Austro.Gei.man forces.   The Itat.
ing  his forces to the right bank
north of Pinseano, has intensified
his pressure against the   right
wing of our line.     The situation Itic anfl are retirin�� throtiRh the
is  still  grave.      All   the   Allies,'upper Italian plain,
should  realize  that  one of the
supreme  trials of the war has
reached its final stages.
ians have evacuated  the entire
line along the river to the Adria-
Berlin: Six thousand more
Italians were captured when the
Germans and Austrians crossed
the Tagliamento. A number of
guns was also cantured.
London: The arrival of Premier
Lloyd Geoi'Re and Painleve in
Rome today is taken as evidence
that the Italian situation is still
serious. Preliminary reports indicate that the Italians have successfully repulsed the first blow
aimed by the Germans in Trentino. An enemy offensive is
expected there. Lloyd George is
accompanied by General Smuts,
General Robertson anil Maj.-Gen.
Maurice.
London: Victorious Canadian
forces have .established themselves
100 yards beyond Passchendaele.
Hostile  artillery  is  active   in
Germans are continuing their
pursuit of the Italians and have
taken more prisoners.
Paris: Enemy attacks on La-
chaume wood, on the right bank
of the Meuse, around St. Quentin
and northwest of Rheims, were
repulsed with losses.
Copenhagen: "Loss of trade is
now feared by Germany, which is
beginning to realize the difficulty
of re-establishing its foreign markets after the war.     It is feared
Mesopotamia, 90 miles northwest
of Bagdad, was occupied by the
British on Nov. 6.
Welsh troops, in a raid on German trenches near Armentieres,
captured prisoners and inflicted
losses on the enemy.
Several commissioners to the
Allied conference arrived in London last night.   Col. House ranks!
as American special ambassador.
Germany has called up her last
reserves, including all men previously   rejected,   who are being
of  German   warships  is off the
Finnish naval station of Helsing-
fors.     Germany  apparently  in
tends   to* continue   her   naval
operations in the Baltic.
DENTISTRY
DR. BADGERO
Smithers, B.C.
0
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l
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that German  shipping  may   be
barred from the ports of the En- j re-examined and hurried in large
tht  sector north of the Ypres-1 tente      Scoffing has given place i numbers to training centers.
Roulers i ail way. I to genuine fear of economic dis-j    Copenhagen:   British artillery
fire is the terror of the Germans.
There is no way to keep the bar-
The  central  powers are likely ��� astet.      Hamburg magnates are
to make a move  for peace   thisLjd to nave warned  the  Kaiser
month,   and are expected to Bu'g-|of impending financial ruin,
gest a conference at Berne.
On the Italian front Austrians
are using a new poisonous gas.
The fumes are said to be a hundred times more deadly than
earlier mixtures,rendering masks
useless.
The Entente is looking about
for a military genius who can
grasp the situation  as a   whole.
The Chemin des Dames conflict j The battlefront must be consider-
cost more lives than the great led as one continuous position.
fight before Verdun. The Ger- The present conferences may
man  retreat in this sector marks I lead to a new mode of  conduct.
Paris: French troops broke
into the German lines at several
points last night, taking prisoners. A German attack in Champagne was repulsed. We carried
out several surprise attacks west
of Auberive and south of St.
Quentin.
Rome:   The Italians have withdrawn  in  good  order   from the
American troops I Tagliamento river toward Liven-
clash   with  the enemy.     There]
were three casualties and twelve? j
were taken prisoners.
Copenhagen:     It is generally
the end of one of the war's great
battles, after six months of almost continuous fighting on the
Aisne.
Petrograd: The garrison of
the city is now controlled by the
Bolsheviki. Great excitement
prevails in Petrograd. No further
passports will be issued to persons desiring to leave Russia.
Paris: Intermittent artillery
activity is reported in Belgium
and in upper Alsace.
Before Lloyd George left Paris
he had a long interview with
General Pershing. Sir Douglas
Haig was present.
Washington
have experienced their first  real I,       ,
Iza,    Low   water  in   the   laglia-
I menlo rendered difficult the de-
Ifenceof the river. Yesterday
(and last night our airplanes and
believed that the visit to Berlin .airships repeatedly bombed enemy
yesterday of Count Czernin, Aus-1 troops at work repajring bridges
tro-Hungarian foreign minister, over the Tagliamento for move-
is preliminary to a new peaceLent  across   the   river.     Four
offer by the central powers. i . ��� , ,
1 I enemy machines were downed.
London: The Germans made
no effort during the night to regain the ground captured yesterday on the Ypres front by the
British. Elsewhere there were
intermittent artillery operations.
British troops have captured
the city of Gaza, in Palestine.
In the course of an action in
the prize court recently, Swedish
officers were accused of conspiring to furnish a million dollars'
worth of wool to Germany.
Berlin: German troops in Flanders are holding the line along
the eastern edge of Paschendaele.
Petrograd: Finland may become
a republic. Russia is willing to
give wide powers, conformable
to certain fundamental laws.
Negotiations between the general staff and the military committee of the workmen's and
soldiers' council, looking to the
strengthening of the staff by the
inclusion of democratic members,
have been broken off.
The political situation has been
complicated by the action of Kerensky in suspending three Maximalist and two Conservative
newspapers.
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Petrograd:    Russia is in   the
Petrograd:   Full autonomy forjtbroes of another political convul-
Finland has heen agreed upon by ision, following the seizure of the
the provisional government. government and  the arrest   of
Kerensky will visit England.    |aeveral ministers by the executive
THURSDAY, NOV. 8
HAZELTON HOSPIIALs
for any period from otie month upward at $1 per
month in advance. This rate includes oflice consultations and medicines, aa well aa all costs while
in the hospital. Tickets obtainable in Hazelton
at the Post Office or the Drug Store; in Aldermere
from Mr. T.J. Thorp; in Telkwa from Dr. Wallace;
or by mail from the Medical Superintendent at the
Hospital.
Canadian Express
Money Orders
ISSUED���Payable  Everywhere.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7
Rome: The Italians have been
compelled to evacuate territory
in the mountainous area north of
the plains of northern Italy, in
order to establish their new line.
The enemy has occupied the
abandoned district.
Besides persistent intensified
pressure from the zone of the
upper Tagliamento against our
left wing, the enemy has pushed
various detachments towards the
middle and lower course of the
river.     Some hostile vanguards
of the soldiers' and workmen's
council. The successful Maximalists today issued a proclamation
to the army, stating their intention to seek immediate peace,
economic reorganization, and the
distribution of proprietorial lands
to Hie peasants.
Kerensky is believed to have
lied to Moscow to endeavor to
rally forces loyal to the provisional government.
London: Ship losses reached
a new low level last week, only
twelve of all tonnages having
been sunk.
Unification of commands is now
regarded as essential, and the
Allies may choose a general staff
to have supreme control of the
war. Concentration of resources
on a single front is being urged.
The appointment of one supreme
commander-in-chief is not considered practicable.
British forces yesterday pushed still further towards Jerusalem
There are indications of a general
retirement of Turkish forces to
the northward in Palestine.
Tekrit, on the Tigris river in
rage from making slow and
steady progress, says a German
military critic in the Berlin Tage-
blatt. He declares the sufferings
of the defenders of front line
trenches are terrible.
Rome: Italian forces and those
of the enemy are in contact
along the Livenza river, on the
Venetian plains, and news that a
preliminary battle is in progress
is momentarily expected.
Berlin: Austro-German forces
in Italy have crossed the Livenza
river. Italians numbering 17,000
were cut off and captured. The
total number, of prisoners taken
in this campaign is over 250,000,
with 2300 guns.
Parish During the night we
made two surprise attacks, one
on enemy trenches east of Rheims
and the other in the VVoevre.east
of Mouilly, and brought back
prisoners.
Stockholm:    A large squadron
J. F. Maguire
Financial and Commercial
Agent
HAZELTON
James G.JPowell
Provincial Assayer
ANALYTICAL CHEMIST
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