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VOL. VI, NO. 9
Items Of General Interest From
Hazelton and Surrounding District
Wm. Sammon is visiting Vancouver.
R. A. Grant, of P. Burns &
Co., was here on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Moseley left this
week for a visit to Seattle.
Mrs. Wm. Grant is a patient at
the Hospital and is doing well.
Martin Sterrett has returned
to his home at Babine Portage.
Dr. and Mrs. Maclean were
down from Smithers on Tuesday.
H. B. Rochester has returned
from a visit to the Sealy ranch.
George Walker came down
from the Amargosa on  Tuesday.
Lieut. Adair Carss, of Prince
Rupert, has been killed in action.
Born���At Hazelton Hospital, on
Oct. 22, a son to Dr. and M rs.
H. N. Boss returned this week
from a trip to Babine and Stuart
Mrs. F. J. Hall returned on
Saturday from an extended vacation trip.
S. H. Hoskins.and A. E. Player
are visiting the mines on Rocher
de Boule mountain.
Bishop Benoit is visiting the
Roman Catholic missions at Babine and Stuart Lake.
Robert Langlands has had three
nephews killed in the war. Another is reported missing.
John Salt had an accident with
a shot gun on Sunday and is now
carrying a damaged hand.
P. W. Dowling, of the telegraph service, was up from
Prince Rupert on Monday.
Miss Winifred Soal has graduated from the Nurses' Training
School at Hazelton Hospital.
Assayer Powell has received
from England a piece of one of
the zeppelins recently brought
down near London.
J. F. Maguire, manager of the
Northern Telephone Co., leaves
for Telkwa today, to superintend
reconstruction work.
Rev. M. Pike will preach at
Smithers tomorrow The Methodist service here will be conducted by Dr. Sager.
Mike Carr, who recently underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Hospital, is convalescent, and has returned to
Only a small crew is working
at Riel's Camp, Alice Arm, at
present. A new mill is to be installed. Jack Young, who is in
charge of the mine, expects to
return to Hazelton about Christmas.
Coming Events
Oct 30-Annual Fire Meeting, St.
Andrew's Hall, 8 p.m. sharp.
Nov. 3���Red Cross Social, St. Andrew's Hall, 8 p.m.
Nov. 4���Soldiers' Aid Night at Hazelton Poolroom.
London: Ten German tor-
pedoboat destroyers attempted a
raid on the British cross-channel
transport service last night. The
official statement issued by the
admiralty today says two enemy
destroyers were sunk and the
others driven off. One British
destroyer, the Flirt, is missing
and the destroyer Nubian is disabled. The enemy sank one
empty transport, the Queen.
The crew was saved.
man ammunition depot near
Bucharest: German forces operating from Transylvania, have
reached Kimpolung,twenty miles
south of the frontier. On this
front and in Dobrudja, the Roumanian troops are struggling
desperately to repel the violent
attacks of Falkenhayn and Mackensen. Enemy forces are continuing to attack along the whole
front in Dobrudja.
Paris: The French made further progress last night in the
Verdun region, advancing west
and south of the fortress of Vaux.
German artillery is violently
bombarding Chenois wood and
Douamont fort, which were taken
by the French in the surprise attack on Tuesday night.
In the Verdun operations this
week the French have taken ten
commanders of German battalions.
government   that   the   strong
Complete Returns Show Handsome Total for British
Red Cross
The very handsome sum of
$572.37 was realized by the ladies
of the Hazelton Red Cross in
their canvass of the town and
vicinity on "Our Day", for the
benefit of the British Red Cross
phrases of the so-called "strict Society.     Details of the collec
accountability" note of  May  13
''were not to be taken seriously.''
Saloniki: Inclement weather is
hindering military operations on
the various fronts in Macedonia.
Rome: In the Lagarina valley
the accurate fire of Italian batteries destroyed the site of enemy
headquarters and stores at Isera.
Two munitions depots were exploded on  the Austrian  line in
London: Heavy rain continues
on the Somme front. There
were no infantry actions. Numerous air fights occurred. The
French artillery destroyed aGer-
London: The subject of Rou-1 Carso
mania was brought up again in
house of commons yesterday.
Premier Asquith said: "The military situation in Roumania is engaging the most anxious attention not only of this government,
but of those of our Allies. Everything possible is beintr done to
support Roumania."
Copenhagen: The Dutch government has protested to Berlin
against the violation of Holland's
neutrality by zeppelins.
Brockton, Mass.: Henry Cabot
Lodge, ranking Republican member of the senate committee on
foreign relations, in a speech last
night asserted that President
Wilson had added a postscript to
the second Lusitania note on June
9, which informed  the German
Christiania: The Norwegian
steamer Lysland was torpedoed
and sunk. Relations with Germany are much strained.
tions follow:
Yukon Telegraph Em
ployees (2nd to 9th)
$ 85.00
Hazelton Indians
Hazelton Hospital   .
Hazelton Town
Hazelton View Mine
Rocher de Boule Mine
Amargosa Mine
Skeena Crossing,Great
Ohio  Camp,  Steam
Shovel   Camp,   and
Individuals   .
.   44.32
Lome Creek
.    16.00
Kispiox    .
.     8.00
Usk .
.   18.65
.   15.75
Carlton & Fetter Mine
.   12.50
Less cost of badges
Amsterdam: Doctor Bull, an
English dentist, was sentenced to
a long term of imprisonment for
assisting refugees.
Washington: Four Americans
were aboard the Welsh Prince,
which was torpedoed and sunk
without warning on Oct. 3.
The Soldiers' Aid is busy arranging for the sending of a
large number of special Christ-
The Haswell-Smith party returned this week from a very
successful  hunting expedition to
Red Cross Social
The first of a series of in formal
socials, similar to those of last
season, will be held in St. Andrew's Hall on Friday, Nov. 3,at
8 p.m. The program of concert I the headwaters of the Skeena
mas parcels to the boys who have Lumber8l guessing contests, !and Stikine. E. A. and John
gone from Hazelton and district! frames, etc., will be concluded at I Haswell, with John Utterstrom,
to "do their bit" on the firingllO, when refreshments will be: the moving picture operator, came
and none of our representa-jserved- A collection will be'here, Erskine Smith being called
To send taken for the Red Cross. ' back earlier by business.
Ladies are invited to donate!    The party secured some fine
cakes, sandwiches, etc.     Assist-1 heads, including a record head of
ance of this nature will be ap
predated by the committee.
tives will be neglected
appropriate gifts a considerable
sum in excess of the regular contributions to the Soldiers' Aid
will be required. The sums received from the W.A., which is
doing splendid work for this
cause, have given the Christmas
Annual Fire Meeting
The   annual meeting of Hazel-
Fund a good start, but the Com- ton Fire Association, the organi
mittee estimates that at least
$200 more will be required.
Those who desire to join in sending greetings and comforts to
our boys in khaki are requested
to hand their contributions to
Secretary R. E. Allen as early as
A sewing party in connection
with the Women's Auxiliary will
be held on Thursday next, at 3
p.m., in the Mission House.
The President hopes that the
the ladies who have not yet enrolled as members will take this
opportunity of doing so.
The Miner is two dollars a year.
zation which provides fire protection for the town, will be held in
St. Andrew's Hall on Monday
evening, Oct. 30, at 8 sharp. All
property-owners and householders are requested to attend.
Reports will be presented and
officers elected.
Net fotal $567.37
Mrs. E. R. Cox and Mrs. R. J.
Rock, who canvassed Rocher de
Boule and Skeena Crossing, were
splendidly entertained by Mr.
and Mrs. D. J. Williams and Mr.
and Mrs. B. R. Jones, to whom
the thanks of the Society are
Card of Thanks
The President and members of
the W. A. wish to express their
thanks to the many generous
friends who helped to make the
Soldiers' Aid Tea a success.
Bulkley Does Well
"Our Day" in the Bulkley Valley district netted $120 for the
British Red Cross.
Stone's sheep, measuring 42 in
ches; a 57-inch moose head,and a
cariboo head of nearly 60 inches.
Moving pictures of Stone's sheep
in their native habitat, the first
ever taken, were among the
trophies of the trip.
Many adventures fell to the lot
of the hunters, who have nothing
but praise for the game country
north of Hazelton. Mr. Utterstrom, who has now spent two
seasons in filming the big game
of the district, says the moving
pictures secured are of exceptional interest.
Hazelton School Second
In the Strathcona Trust competition in physical training, the
local school obtained second place
in this inspectorate. The trustees have received the school's
share of the prize, $5. J. R.
Fuller, lately teacher here, receives $10.
The usual success attended the
Tea given by the ladies of the
W. A. in St. Andrew's Hall on
Wednesday afternoon for the
benefit of the Soldiers'Aid Christmas Fund. Practically everyone
in town dropped in during the
afternoon, and all were highly
pleased with the refreshments
and entertainment furnished by
the ladies, who had gone to considerable pains to prepare for
the Tea.
The net proceeds, $44.80, have
been handed to the secretary of
the Soldiers' Aid.
Will Be a Big Night
Howard Campbell, proprietor
of the Hazelton Poolroom, has
offered to turn his establishment
over to the Soldiers' Aid on Saturday evening, Nov. 4, for the
benefit of the Christmas Fund,
and the committee has gratefully
accepted. On the evening named, from seven to closing time,
receipts from the tables will go
to the fund, as well as a proportion of sales. All who attend
will be shown a good time.
C.P.R. Strike Averted
Winnipeg, Oct. 26:���Government intervention prevented the
threatened strike of railwaymen
on the C. P. R. The employees
will secure increased wages and
better working conditions, effective Nov. 1. THE OMINECA MINER. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1916
Published every Saturday at Hazelton, the Center of the
Great Omineca District of British Columbia.
A. R. Macdonald, Publisher and Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION KATES: Canada and British Possessions. Two Dollars a
year: Foreign, Three Dollars a year.
ADVERTISING RATES: Display, $2.50 per inch per month: Reading
Notices, 20 cents per line for each insertion. Legal notices inserted at B. C.
Gazette rates.
acid and refined zinc will probably be used in the manufacture of
galvanized iron in British Columbia.
The foregoing developments,
actual and proposed, form a
splendid example of how the establishment of a basic industry
may lead to the growth of subsidiary undertakings.
Vol. VI.
Saturday, October 28, 1916.
No. 9
Following is the substance of a bulletin just issued from
Ottawa, giving details of the government's policy for the
encouragement of the livestock industry in Western Canada:
The Dominion Lv'e Stock Branch will pay reasonable traveling
expenses of a farmer, or the authorized agent of a number of
farmers, from any section of Canada desiring to purchase one or
more carloads of breeding stock or of feeding and stocker cattle in
any part of the country.
A systematic effort in Western Canada to conserve cattle
suitable for breeding and feeding purposes has been made by
providing special facilities for parties wishing to take advantage of
this assistance at any of the western stock yards.
The expenses of farmers buying cattle under these conditions
at such stock yards will be paid in accordance with the general
terms of the policy as stated above, and in addition the services of
representatives of the Branch will be available in an advisory
capacity if so desired. The actual purchasing, however, must be
done by the buyer himself.or through his authorized agent. Under
no circumstances will any responsibility in this connection be
assumed by any officer of this Branch.
It must be distinctly understood that no assistance under this
policy can be rendered when stock is purchased for speculative
The expenses will cover railroad transportation from the home
of the purchaser to the point at which it is expected that the
purchase will be made, also hotel and livery expenses (exclusive of
automobile hire) for the time which should be sufficient to purchase
the consignment.
No assistance in the payment of freight is given, nor is any
responsibility assumed by the Branch in connection with the
purchase price of the shipment.
The purchaser should keep vouchers for all purchases of two
dollars or over, and should include with his account all such
vouchers together with a duplicate copy of the receipted shipping
bill. The account should be forwarded in duplicate on forms which
will be supplied for that purpose.
The purchaser is further required when forwarding his account
to include a statement regarding the purchases covered by the
accounts, on forms supplied by the Branch. These forms, together
with the expense account forms referred to in the last paragraph,
may be obtained from the representative of the Branch at the
Winnipeg stock yards.
Parties wishing to secure breeding or feeding cattle desiring
to take advantage of this policy should make out their applications
for this assistance on forms which may be obtained on request from
the manager of their local bank, who will be in a position to give
further particulars of the scheme. These forms, when completed,
should be forwarded to Mr. D. M. Johnson,Markets Representative
of the Live Stock Branch, at the Union Stock Yards, St. Boniface.
Copper Strong for Years.
Commenting on the recent order
for 448,000,000 pounds of copper
for the warring nations, Walker,
of Boston, commercially known
as one of the most noted copper
authorities, says:
"This means that the metal
situation is in a stronger position
than ever previously in the history of the trade. It now appears
that they have agreed to pay 26
cents a pound for this immense
tonnage and that the profits to
the producers on this single transaction will be $20,000,000 in excess of the aggregate dividend
payments of the American copper
mining companies during any
preceding year.
"The tremendously strong cash
position of the producing companies cannot fail to have a
steadying influence on the metal
market for many months and
probably for years to come.
"This transaction makes it
quite clear that the ��� Allies see
before them a long period of hard
Vienna: The assassination of
Count Stuergkh, the Austrian
premier, by Dr. Adler, was purely political. That the premier
refused to convene parliament is
the reason given by Adler.
Experts say that copper will
not go below 25 cents for more
than two years.
A Basic Industry
The remarkable economic conditions created by the war have
revealed the immensity of the
unsuspected industrial opportunities in Canada. Facts hitherto
unknown or disregarded are now
being considered by the manufac-
a view to securing greater scientific application, accurancy and
economy in industry and the
maximum return to Canadian
capital and labor. While it is
essential to investigate and initiate methods to eliminate waste
in production, it is equally important to study the waste in
industry due to purely economic
conditions and to promote the
more efficient utilization of our
natural resources to the advantage of the nation.
On account of thecomparatively
small population of Canada, and
the consequently limited home
market for our products, basic
rather than subsidiary industries
should be primarily encouraged.
This object having been achieved,
subsidiary interests will naturally
Recent  developments   in   the
mineral industry, the products of
which are essential to nearly all
forms of manufacturing, exemplify the concurrent growth of
basic and subsidiary enterprise.
The progressive policy of the
Consolidated Mining & Smelting
Co., Trail, B. C, furnishes a
specific instance. For several
years this company has mined and
smelted lead ores and operated
the only large lead refining plant
in Canada. Since the war three
large Cottrell plants have been
installed and are recovering valuable mineral from the smelter
gases. Owing to the demand for
zinc and copper in the manufacture of munitions, the company
has recently installed a zinc plant
and is contemplating an electrolytic copper refining plant.
As the zinc process depends
upon a supply of sulphuric acid,
the company has just completed
a sulphuric acid plant, having a
capacity of ten tons of acid a day.
The sulphuric acid is made from
fumes collected from the smelter.
Five tons of acid will be used in
the lead and zinc refineries and the
remainder for commercial purposes. A portion of the sulphuric
Hiyu Cranberries
There is an unusually heavy
crop of cranberries this season.
On Friday and Saturday Mrs. W.
H. Holland and Mrs. John Smith
each gathered 300 pounds of berries at Two-mile mountain.
Bay gelding, 850 pounds, one
white foot, no white on head.'
Branded small W on left shoulder. J. S. Hicks, Hazelton.
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
(h) Army Post Office, London
Unnecessary mention of higher
formations, such as brigades,
divisions, is strictly forbidden,
, and causes delay.
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 Hazelton
station on the Grand
Trunk Pacific railway.
Enquiries may be addressed to
The World's Doings in Brief
News Notes from Many Sources
Von K.luck has retired from
the German army.
- American railroads are short
61,000 freight cars.
Hon. W. J. Macdonald is dead
at Victoria, aged 84.
A general election in Ontario
is said to be imminent.
English weavers ask a ten per
cent increase in wages.
The submarine issue is prominent in the United States.
Counterfeit Mexican money is
in circulation in Vancouver.
The fourth Canadian division
has been sent to the Somme.
Fifty were killed in a railroad
wreck at Ramos Arispe, Mexico.
Bandits stole $75,000 from the
First National BankatCentralia,
Austria is said to have lost half
her man-power since the war
Eighteen coal miners were killed in an explosion of gas at Marvel, La.
The China Mail has purchased
two steamers under construction
at Vancouver.
Sir Joseph Beecham, pill manufacturer and philanthropist, is
dead, aged 68.
Four ships were sunk in last
week's gale on Lake Erie. Many
lives were lost.
Laurier has refused to agree to
a joint parliamentary committee
to further recruiting.
British Columbia apples were
the chief feature of the Calgary
soil products exhibition.
A crank was arrested at Pittsburg for an alleged attempt on
life of President Wilson.
The price of bread in eastern
Canada is expected to advance to
ten cents a loaf this winter.
More than 300 miles of the
Great Northern, between Spokane
and Seattle, will be electrified.
Fifty-five sons of British peers
have been killed in action and
tour cabinet ministers have lost
Premier Borden has appealed
to the men and women of Canada
tor another hundred thousand
In the last four months Trail
smelter has produced over two
million pounds of zinc, valued at
Cotton sold in New York this
week for more than 20 cents a
pound, the highest price since the
civil war.
Holland has announced that
commercial submarines will be
ueated as merchant ships in
Dutch ports.
The Norwegian government is
considering the prohibition of
constructing ships for Norway in
foreign countries.
German submarines are waging
persistent warfare on Norwegian
shipping, according to a despatch
from Copenhagen.
Saskatchewan and Alberta won
the world sweepstakes for grains
nt the international dry farming
congress at El Paso.
Russian authorities deny the
report,published in America.that
it is intended to colonize a million
Poles in South America.
A Dutch report says the loss
of the Bremen is conceded, and
thatthesecond trip of the Deutschland has been cancelled.
A civic deputation from Ontario municipalities waited on the
Dominion government to ask federal control of food prices.
In a factory fire in New York
on Wednesday two young women
lost their lives. There were
several sensational rescues.
Germany is about to repatriate
10,000 interned Italians who are
unfit for military service. The
reason given is lack of food.
The retrial of the Gosden perjury case, in which M. A. Macdonald is complainant, is set for
the fall assizes at Vancouver, on
November 1.
Liberal leaders are not likely
to consent to a further extension
of the life of the Canadian parliament, believing they can win
a general election.
Norwegian firms have let contracts in Vancouver for the construction of three steamers, with
an aggregate tonnage of 26,400.
They will cost $3,750,000.
In two months Austria has
suppressed 78 Bohemian newspapers for pro-Ally utterances.
Many Bohemians are deserting
from the Austrian forces.
Ex-President Roosevelt is actively campaigning for Hughes.
He considers the latter's election
certain, although the German
vote, in his opinion, is solid for
Latest reports say the "tanks"
which have done such great work
in the Somme offensive are of
English invention and manufac-
ture.and not of American origin,
as first claimed on the other side.
A Washington despatch says
the domination of the world's
raw materials by theaAllies is essential to America's prosperity
and the proposed commercial war
is now regarded as a practical
In the Supreme Court of British
In the  matter of the  Administration
Act and in the matter of the Estate
of Frederick Sinclair Wills Jennings,
deceased, intestate.
TAKE NOTICE that by an order of
H i s   Honour    Judge    Young,   dated
the sixth day of October, 1916, I was
appointed Administrator of the  Estate
of Frederick Sinclair Wills Jennings,
All persons having claims against
the said estate are hereby requested to
forward the same, properly verified, to
me before the 31st day of October,
1916, and all persons indebted to
the said estate are required to pay the
amounts of their indebtedness to me
Dated 18th October, 1916.
Official Administrator,
8-9 Hazelton. B.C.
Liquor License Application
Notice  is  hereby given that, on the
first day of December next, application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for a renewal of the
license for the sale of liquors by wholesale in and upon the premises known as
the  Hudson's Bay  Company's   store,
nituate  at  Hazelton,   B. C, upon the
lands described as lots 6 and 7, Hazelton townsite. 10
Dated this 7th day of October, 1916.
Liquor Act���Section 41
Notice is hereby given that, on the
first day of December next, application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel license to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Hazelton Hotel,
situate at Hazelton, in the Province of
British Columbia. lo
Dated this 7th day of October, 1916.
In the Supreme Court of British
In  the matter  of the Administration
Act and in the matter of the Estate  of Henry  Albert  Kirkpatrick,
deceased, intestate.
TAKE NOTICE that by an order of
His     Honour   Judge    Young,   dated
the  12th  day of October, 1916, I was
appointed Administrate! of the Estate
of Henry Albert Kirkpatrick, deceased,
All persons having claims against
the said Estate are hereby requested
to forward the same, properly verified,
to me, before the 31st day of October,
1916, and all persons indebted to
the said Estate are required to pay
the amounts of their indebtedness to
me forthwith.
Dated 18th October, 1916.
Official Administrator,
8-9 Hazelton, B. C.
Liquor Act���Section 41
Notice is hereby given that, on the
first day of December next, application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel license to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Omineca Hotel,
Bituated at Hazelton, in the Province
of British Columbia. ]0
Dated this 7th day of October, 1916.
JOHN C. K. SEALY, Applirant.
Certificate of Improvements
CLAIMS, situate in thp Omineca Mining Division of Omineca District.
Where located:���On the West slope
of Rocher de Boule mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Dalbv B.
Morkill, B.C. Land SurveyorjOf Hazelton, B.C., Free Miner's Certificate No.
1979C, acting as agent for New Hazelton Gold-Cobalt Mines, Ltd. (non-personal liability), Free Miner's Certificate
No. 5598C, intend 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 for the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements. 3-11
Dated this 11th day of September,
A.D. 1916. D. B. Morkill.
Procure your winter underwear at the old prices while our
present stock lasts. Our lines
includeStanfield's, Penangle.and
Jaeger, but the stock is limited.
**    R. Cunningham & Son, Ltd.
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
One Dollar per day and upwards
25c. auto service to and from all trains and boats
Commercial Printing at
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
Provincial Assayer
Hazelton,      -      -      B.C.
of all kinds.
Loweit   Rates.     Strongest   Companies.
Prompt and Liberal Settlement!.
Mining Machinery and Supplies.
Cradock's Wire Cables.
Estimates given for Tramways.
J. F. MAGUIRE,   Hazelton
Insurance and Manufacturers' Agent
The Miner is two dollars a year.
A sorrel horse branded double
I on left hip. Finder will be
rewarded for its return to Hag-
uel-Get or to Mooseskin Johnny
at Moricetown. **
A Telephone saves time and
money. Get on the lines of
progress. Ask for full information.
Head Office   -   -   Hazelton.
j Hudson's Bay Company |
|   Groceries, Drygoods, Boots and Shoes, Hardware, Wholesale Liquors   ��
RUBBERS. A full range
of men's, ladies' and children's.
still a few pairs left of the
genuine "H. B." blankets
at reasonable prices.
range in this line.
large, assorted Stock, all at
pre-war prices.
COAL mining rightsof the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a portion
: of the Province of British Columbia,
I may be leased for a term of twenty-one
1 years at an annual rental of $1 an
i acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will
' be leased to one applicant.
1 Application for a lease must be made
j by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district in wnich
the rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5, which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not
available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable
output of the mine at the rate of five
cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable' coal mined and pay the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at
the rate of $10. or, an acre.
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duction of strong positions and
machine gun emplacements. Our
I troops have driven back the Ger-
i mans on a front of eleven miles
for a depth of eight miles on
what was considered an impregnable front.
Paris:   Four tons of projectiles
, were dropped by a French air
London: Between the Ancre
river and the Pozieres-Bapaume
road, on the Somme front, the
British troops have checked the
offensive of the Germans under
Crown Prince Rupprecht of Ba-
varia,   and   have themselves re- squadron of 24 machines on blast
sumed the offensive with the
return of favorable weather. The
operations are on a large scale,
and have proved successful. Repulsing the enemy attack, Haig's
men pushed forward from 300 to
500 yards. An advance of 5000
yards was made between Lesars
and the Schwaben redoubt, which
was the scene of an earlier attack by the Germans.
The British captured Regina
and Stuff trenches and advanced
posts north and northeast of
Schwaben redoubt, with several
hundred prisoners. This is the
most important attack in three
The troops march wearing their
Paris: Heavy attacks on the
French positions at Sailly-Sailisel,
as well as on positions between
Biaches and La Maisonette, near
Peronne, were generally repulsed.
At one point the enemy gained a
foothold in the French trenches,
but was expelled, with heavy loss.
Further south the French.were
successful in gaining possession
of a wood north of Chaulnes.
The political and military leaders of France and Great Britain
held a conference at Boulogne.
London: The Russians have
repelled all Teutonic assaults on
their lines.
On the Italian front artillery
activity is reported.
There is no change in the Roumanian campaign.
The Entente demands that Constantine turn over all war supplies. The Greek army must
march southward.
Sheerness : A hostile seaplane which approached a fortified seaport south of the Thames
was shot down.
furnaces north of Metz and Thien
ville stations.    Hits were secured
on all objectives. Another French
flotilla bombarded the factories
at Rombach.
French troops fought their way
forward in the neighborhood of
Sailly-Saillisel, capturing the entire Spur No. 128, west of the
North of the Somme, toward
the end of the day yesterday we
carried out a minor operation
which was entirely satisfactory.
The total number of prisoners
taken since Saturday in the
Chaulnes sector was 450, including 16 officers.
Petrograd: Austro - German
forces made a new attack yester-
day.striking north of Brody,near
the Volhynian-Galician border.
The assault was repulsed.
Enemy attempts to cross the
river Boldurka.a tributary of the
Stripa, north of Brody, were repelled by our fire.
Along the whole Caucasian
front reconnaissances and exchanges of fire are taking place.
Paris: There has been desperate fighting at Cerna, on the
Macedonian front, resulting favorably to the Entente Allies.
The Bulgarians counter-attacked
in force, but were defeated by
the Servians.
Petrograd: The Russians and
Roumanians in Dobrudja continue
their retreat, offering a stubborn
resistance to Von Mackensen's
London: The German cruiser
Muenchen 'vas torpedoed. A
Berlin despatch says she was
only slightly damaged.
puts a damper on the enthusiasm
aroused by the continued success
of the Entente Allies in Picardy
and at Verdun. At Tchernavoda
is the only bridge across the Danube between Belgrade and the
Black Sea, and full possession of
this by the enemy would open to
him the way to Bucharest.
Bucharest: Roumanian troops
yesterday made an attack on the
whole Oituz front,near the Transylvania-Roumanian border, capturing ten machine guns and
several hundred prisoners.
Paris: There is no activity on
Struma front, owing to floods.
Servian troops have captured
several trenches from the Germans and Bulgarians in the Cerna region, in Macedonia.
London: Frantic with rage at
the loss of so many airships, Count
Zeppelin is reported to have declared that he will send eighty
zeppelins to wreck London.
London: The British have
captured more trenches, which
carried them near the Bapaume-
Peronne road.
Seven Teuton aeroplanes were
brought down and several forced
to land in damaged condition.
Railway stations were bombed
by our airmen.
Berlin admits the retirement
of German forces.
During the night there was
considerable shelling on our front
between Lesars and Gueudecourt.
Our troops now occupy the positions near the tip of two mine
craters formed yesterday by the
enemy at the bluff south of
Ypres, and are satisfactorily establishing their positions.
The British have captured since
the beginning of the offensive
thirty thousand prisoners, or a
little less than fifteen hundred
for each of the twenty-one villages taken. These had an
average population of three hundred. In addition, Haig's forces
have taken 125 guns. 109 trench
mortars and trench guns and 429
machine guns. The British have
not lost a gun.
The tanks saved the loss of
twenty thousand men by the re
London: Switching for the
time from the Somme offensive,
probably as a counter-move to the
Teutonic advance in the Dobrudja
region, Roumania, the French
smashed the German lines north
and northwest of Verdun. The
operation extended over a front
of four and a third miles, the
enemy lines being penetrated for
the whole distance, while in the
center the French gained a depth
of two miles, taking the famous
village and fort of Douaumont,
with 3600 prisoners and quantities of war material.
The remarkable nature of this
achievement is best measured by
the bare statement that the Germans are now almost exactly
where they were on Feb. 26, although they have sacrificed half a
million men in efforts to take
Verdun in the meantime.
London: More than a thousand
yards of German trenches in the
region of Gueudecourt and Les
Boeufs,north of the Somme, were
taken by the British in the fighting of yesterday afternoon.
During the night there was
intermittent shelling on both
sides. All German counter-attacks were repulsed.
London: The capture of Con-
stanza by the Teutonic forces was
not unexpected, nevertheless it
London: The French maintain
the important gains made in their
sensational drive north of Verdun, and have driven back three
successive counter-attacks, with
heavy losses to the enemy. Additional ground has been gained
east of Fumin wood and north of
Chenois. The number ot prisoners taken is now 4500.
Fort Vaux is still in German
hands, but the new French lines
run beyond it on both sides.
Rain is interfering with operations on the Somme front.
General Rawlinson says: "The
German lines on the west front
can be smashed by continual hammering. The British have not
yet reached the zenith of their
po<*er. The results of the Entente offensive are satisfactory."
Reports from the Somme indicate that a large number of German soldiers fail to respond to the
leadership of their officers.
Paris: Italian cavalry from
Southern Albania yesterday formed a junction with the cavalry
and artillery of the Entente forces
on the Macedonian front.
London: On three sides the
Teutonic allies are working with
feverish energy in the effort to
encompass Roumania. In Dobrudja the Roumanians and Russians
continue their retirement,having
evacuated Chernavoda.   Buchar
est advices say the Roumanians
have been forced to fall back
slightly in Transylvania.
Petrograd: South of Dorna
Watra.near the frontier junction
of Bukowina, Transylvania, and
Roumania, the Russians dislodged
the Austro-German forces from a
series of heights, taking prisoners and two machine guns.
Copenhagen: Five more Norwegian ships have been sunk by
German submarines.
New York: The new British
loan will be for $300,000,000, at
5J per cent.
Paris: The Germans, after
shelling the positions recently
won by the French in the Vaux
and Douamont sector of the Verdun front, delivered four more
counter-attacks, but like all enemy efforts since the big drive
by the French on Tuesday, they
were successfully withstood.
The number of prisoners now
exceeds five thousand. Enormous
quantities of war material have
been taken.
London: The enemy made a
violent attack on the British
troops holding the Stuff trench,
north of the famous Stuff re-
drubt, recently won by our men.
The Germans were repulsed.
Elsewhere on the front there
was little activity.
Before retreating from Chernavoda, according to a Bucharest
despatch, the Roumanians blew up
the bridge spanning the Danube
at that point. Little knowledge
can be gained of the situation in
that section of the war zone.
Petrograd: Russian troops in
the wooded Carpathians are successfully withstanding Teutonic
assaults. An attack on the height
northwest of Capul mountain was
repulsed. In the direction of
Zlochovin, in the Zygen region,
the enemy attacked in small
force and was repulsed.
Saloniki: The Servians have
captured several heights on the
left bank of the Cerna.
French cavalry, supported by
infantry, occupied two villages
southwest of Lake Doiran, and
took the bridge at Zvezda.
Berlin: The admiralty announces that during September
141 hostile merchantmen were
sunk or taken by submarines and
that 39 neutral ships were sunk.
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