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VOL. IV, NO. 51
Prince Rupert ball team arrived on Saturday, and played
three games with the Tigers,
losing the first and third of the
series. In the opening contest
Graham Rock and Donohue opposed Hunt and Hannifer and
held the visitors down to one run
while Hazelton scored five.
The second game, with Morison pitching for Hazelton, went
to the Rupert nine by a score of
The final contest resolved itself into a pitchers' battle, with
the same batteries as in the first
game, and was won by Hazelton,
3-0. The Rupert men got several
hits, but they were scattered,
���while the Tigers bunched enough
hits in the first inning to give
them the game.
Naples: Apparently confirming yesterday's reports that Bulgaria had agreed to enter the
war against Turkey, a despatch
from Saloniki states that Bulgaria
has concentrated 150,000 troops
on the Turkish frontier.
The third squad of recruits for
the 62nd left Hazelton on Monday for Vernon camp. They
were Charles Hicks Beach, Kenneth Watson, Peter McDonald
and W. H. Stevens. The latter,
who is a rancher, has hired a
man to do his work while he
"does his bit" for his King and
Advices from Vernon indicate
that the 62nd is developing into
a crack battalion, and is likely to
make as good a record as the 30th,
which included a number of
Hazelton men.
Government Agent Hoskins
has been authorized to receive
recruits for the Western Pioneers,
a new battalion, which is to consist of miners, railroad workers,
axemen, etc. A superior class
of men is required. Colin H.
Munroe was the first Hazelton
man to volunteer for the new
F. S. W. Jennings, a Kispiox
rancher, who was serving in the
14th Battalion, was killed in action on July 6.
C. E. Ellaby, one of the first
Hazelton men to leave for the
front, was wounded last week.
He had rejoined his old corps,
Strathcona's Horse. A bullet
struck him in the head.
Gilbert Burrington has been
notified that his brother Harley,
a member of the 5th Battalion,
was killed in action.
So far as known, all the Hazelton men who have been wounded
in the war are doing well.
J. M. Campbell, formerly of
The Miner staff, has enlisted at
Prince Rupert in the 62nd Battalion.
Petrograd: A German fleet
has penetrated the Gulf of Riga
and has engaged the Russian
warships defending the coast,
according to an official statement
issued last night at the Russian
war office.
Washington: The government
has instructed Ambassador Gerard, at Berlin,to call the attention
of the German government to
the sinking of the steamer Arabic, with the loss of American
lives, and to invite an explanation.
correspondent has been authorized by the diplomatists to announce ihat M. Venizelos, the
Greek premier, is principally occupied with the possibility of
floating a Greek loan through the
assistance of the Allies. The
premier is declared to have consulted London and Paris.
F. B. Chettleburgh came down
from Telkwa on Wednesday.
Julius   Levy,   of   Vancouver,
was here on Monday.
Paris: The official communication issued today says: "In
Artois, after violent artillery
fighting and three new counterattacks during the night of Au
gust 19-20. the enemy succeeded
in regaining a footing in the
trenches which we had taken
from him on the 18th on the road
from Ablain to Angles. The
Germans sustained very heavy
A. W. Healy, of Vancouver,
the line of Maso Brook, their left j was amongst the week's visitors,
resting on Monte Cina and Ci-
mone. Enemy artillery on Monte
Panarotta tried to dislodge  us
:     A   despatch   to
from   Athens   says
Rome: The official statement
the issued today says: "In Val Sugu-
the 'na our troops advanced as far as
from our newly conquered  positions, but failed.
"In the upper Cardevole valley
a fire, caused by the shelling of
the enemy's artillery, almost
completely destroyed the town
of Pave-li-Livinallongo, as well
as a church, without doing any
damage to those of our troops
who had previously occupied the
Paris: According to a despatch from Turin, Italian aeroplanes defeated an Austrian air
squadron over the Adriatic coast.
Three of the Austrian machines
were brought down and the
crews either killed  or captured.
London : Russian gunners
brought down a Zeppelin at Vil-
I J. R. Fuller, teacher in charge
of the public school, returned on
Monday from his summer vacation.
Leonard Wrinch, son of Dr. H.
C. Wrinch, left on Wednesday
for Vancouver to attend high
A. C. Bate, of Ottawa, who
has been at the Kildare mines,
Manson Creek, all summer, came
in yesterday, on business.
F. S. Wright, the capable secretary for Prince Rupert Fair,
was in the Bulkley Valley this
week, arranging for exhibits.
Tom Harrison and Pete Enoch
have returned from the Omineca
river district,' where they have
been mining for some months.
Superintendent F. W. Dowling
of the government telegraphs,
spent several days in Hazelton,
returning to Prince Rupert yesterday. He was much struck by
the splendid gardens of Hazelton.
Monday, August 16 | was no loss of  life.     The  bom-
Paris: Tests have proved the j bardment ceased after shells had
success of a new invention, by! reached Semlin and Panscova
Quarine, an Italian engineer, j (across the Danube from Bel-
which drives torpedoes from grade, in Austria) causing fires
their course and explodes them, j'" Semlin and a panic in Pans-
The secret is  to  be supplied to cova-
Methodist Church
Rev. W. M. Scott will preach
tomorrow evening on the subject:
"The Pre-eminence of Jesus
Christ." Special music will be
furnished.    All are invited.
the Allied fleets.
London: The question regarding the war attitude of the Balkan nations is likely to be decided
this week. The national assemblies of Greece and Servia meet
today to consider the demands of
Bulgaria. It is feared that
Greece will refuse the concessions required. The Serbian
minister believes middle ground
can be reached.
Austro-German forces are now
massing on the Servian frontier.
London: A (despatch to the
Daily News from Athens says:
"French and British aeroplane!",
have flown over Constantinople
and have thrown bombs on Gala-
ta, causing heavy casualties."
Galata, on the north side of
the Golden Horn, near Seraglio
Point, is Constantinople's largest
suburb, and is the customs house
of the capital. The inhabitants
before the war were mainly
London: The following statement was issued at Nish, Servia,
on Friday: "The enemy yesterday bombarded Belgrade with
large caliber howitzers.     There
London : Having recovered
from the check inflicted on him
early last week by the Russians,
Von Buelow, commanding that
portion of the army of Von Hin-
denburg operating to the west
of the River Dvinsk, has again
taken the offensive, and, according to the official report publish-
ways to further German ends,
ed in Berlin today, has,beaten
the Russians in a battle in the
vicinity of Kubisco, and pushed
them back in the northeasterly
direction, taking more than 2,000
prisoners. To the south, before
Kovno, the Russians, according
to the same source of information,
made an unsuccessful sortie lrom
Kovno, which the Germans are
now approaching. In the Polish
sector the various German armies
are slowly drawing in their line
and advancing from the northwest and south of Brest-Litovsk.
While they continue to make
comparatively small groups of
prisoners, they make no claim to
the capture of artillery or booty,
which is considered by military
observers as a fair indication
that the armies of Grand Duke
Nicholas continue their orderly
retreat, and for a long time to
come will be able to prevent the
Germans from detaching any
part of their army for large ventures elsewhere.
Tuesday, August 17
Al hens: The British reinforcements whieh landed last week, j
near Suvla Bay, on the Gallipoli
peninsula, have fought their way
southward and effected a junction with the New Zealanders
near Gaba Tepe. Despatches
from Mitylene today said the new
British artillery broke down row
after row of Turkish trenches
along the Gulf of Saros shore,
the Turks beating a hasty retreat.
French and British warships
are continuously bombarding the
coast of Asia Minor. The Turkish towns of Delelela, Phor.kia,
Noussandassi and Ephesos have
been shelled and damaged. Turkish camps were dispersed and
the population of many coast
towns driven into the interior.
Rotterdam: No point is yielded by the Russians to the advancing Germans until railroad
bridges and everything else of
military value has been destroyed, according to German reports
received here. The Cologne Gazette admits the difficulties which
confront the invaders and says:
"The great area west of the Vis-
'   (Continued on Page Four)
Two of the most popular young
people of Hazelton were married
at St. Peter's on Wednesday
morning, when Miss Ethel Hebe
Sharpe, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Sharpe, became the
wife of Charles Reid, of the
government office staff. The
ceremony was performed by Rev.
John Field.
The good wishes of many
friends accompanied the happy
couple on their way to the coast
for a brief honeymoon.
The marriage of Hugh A. Har-
I ris, one of the well known Harris
'brothers, and Miss Margaret
Crawford, of Craik, Sask., a
recent graduate of the Hazelton
Hospital training school, took
place at Prince Rupert, on Thursday. Bride and groom have
many friends throughout the
district who wish them happiness
and prosperity.
Great Storm in Texas
Dallas, Texas, August 18:���A
tropical storm did immense damage in Galveston, Houston and
other Texas cities. All buildings
on the Galveston waterfront were
destroyed. Numerous lives are
believed to have been lost, and
the property damage will amount
Published every Saturday at Hazelton. the Center of the
Great Omineca District of British Columbia.
A. R. Macdonald, Publisher and Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Canada and British Possessions, Two Dollars a
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Vol. IV.
Saturday, August 21, 1915.
No. 51
Whatever opinions may be held on the question of prohibition,
there can be no doubt that that the issue is now a live one. The
wiping out of the liquor traffic in Russia, the partial prohibition in
France, and the curtailment of the sale of liquor in the British Isles
have been followed by the adoption of prohibition measuresin Alberta
and Saskatchewan and the inauguration of a campaign for prohibition in British Columbia. It is worthy of note that the question is
being treated as an economic issue, apart from the policies of
political parties and the standpoint of the churches. The agitation
in this province was begun at a great meeting of business men in
Vancouver, those present being practically unanimous in their support of the prohibition movement. The campaign has been carried
to every part of the province and there will be a general representation of the prohibitionists of British Columbia at the convention
which is to be held in Vancouver next Wednesday and Thursday.
The liquor business will soon be on trial in the court of public
opinion, and the people of the province will have an opportunity to
decide whether the economic welfare of the country requires the
suppression of the trade in intoxicants. It is expected that at the
convention next week the premier will make a statement concerning a plebiscite on the question.
Mining men in this district and throughout British Columbia will
be interested in the official announcement that the federal government has taken steps to provide facilities for the refining of copper
and zinc at several points in Canada, including the Trail smelter.
Although Canada ranks high as a producer of both copper and zinc,
she has heretofore had no plants for the refining of these metals,
and all ores had to be exported for treatment, with the result that
miners were handicapped and manufactures of zinc and copper were
not profitable. When the manufacturers of the Dominion began
the making of war munitions, this handicap proved so serious that
the Borden government, after conferences with the shell committee,
entered into agreements for the refining of the two metals, which
are so much used in making shells.
This action of the federal government gives further cause for
the feeling of optimism which has begun to spread amongst the
mining men of British Columbia.
The extension northward to
Hazelton from Vancouver, of the
Pacific Highway motor route is
being strongly advocated by the
Pacific Highway Association.
The ceremony at which the new
Marine Drive through West Vancouver was inaugurated by Sir
Richard McBride, is the first step
in the prolongation of the Pacific
Highway through to the north.
The Association has for some
time past been considering the
various routes by which the highway, now extending as far north
as Vancouver, could be extended
further north. As a result of
the investigations made, the Association has determined to bend
every effort to opening up a
route which will run from Vancouver across the proposed Narrows bridge to North Vancouver,
and thence to follow along the
the shores of Howe Sound to
Newport; thence to Pemberton
Meadows and past Seton and Anderson Lakes to Lillooet, where
existing highways can be con
nected wjth, and the route easily
carried on to Hazelton. The
drive officially opened -by Sir
Richard McBride at Vancouver,
already extends as far as Caul-
The Pacific Highway Association has done a great work in establishing adequate roads for
motor transport from Southern
California points northerly to
Vancouver, and the proposed
extension would add to it one of
the finest scenic routes in existence nnd one which would undoubtedly in the future prove a
great attraction for touring motorists from all parts of the
North American continent. ���
������. SARGENT'S
We Lead���
Others Follow
is on in   full swing, and you will
require jars.
We recommend "Economy" fruit jars
for all kinds of fruits, vegetables and
These jars are made with scientific
tops that are safe and reliable, and
absolutely airtight if used according
to directions.
We have the jars in pints and quarts
and also extra tops.
We have the best cane sugar for
canning purposes.
One French motion picture
manufacturing company turn out
about 2000 miles of finished film
each working day.
A textile made in China from
raw silk can be buried in earth a
year without deteriorating.
According to a Paris physician
premature baldness is due to
some trouble with the teeth,
costs $1 and no more to join the
N. B. C. Agricultural and Industrial Assn., payable at any time
before October 1st next.
The Government base the Fair;
grant each year on Membership1
450 was the membership fori
1914, $400 the Goverment grant,
and 1000 members i3 the number
wanted for 1915, which means a
corresponding increase in the
Government grant for 1916.
Your dollars mean a better and
larger Fair.
Your dollar means more dollars
spent on the Fair in September
Your dollars will aid development, increase payrolls and bring
profit and prosperity to yourself
and your community.
to the Secretary, P. O. Box 1657,
Prince Rupert, as one of those
who are boosting for a prosperous Northland.
Or hand your subscription in at
The Miner office.
Lowest rates Prince Rupert to all Eastern Points via steamer
to Vancouver and Canadian Pacific Railway.
Meals and berth included on steamer
S.S. "Princess Alice" or "Princess  Sophia" leave* Prince Rupert every
SATURDAY at 6 p. m.    S. S. "Princeu Maquinna" leaves
Prince Rupert every Sunday at 6 p.m.
,,    J. G. McNab,   Cor. 3rd Ave. and 4th St.,  Prince Rupert, R C.
The Omineca Miner is two dollars a year anywhere in Canada.
Bulkley Valley Farm
Lands For Sale
These Lands are close to the main line of the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway, which is now running trains through the
Bulkley Valley. There is a ready local market for all produce. Land prices are reasonable. Terms are easy.
Write for full particulars to
Suite 622 Metropolitan Building
PaM up Capital $1,800,000. VANCOUVER, B. C.
Dairy Cow Records
Nine years ago the Live Stock
Branch of the federal Department of Agriculture, in co-operation with certain record associations representing breeds of dairy
cattle, began to record the performance of pure bred milking
cows. Each record association
agreed upon a standard of yield
for cows of its respective breed
to qualify for registration, while
the Live Stock commissioner formulated regulations under which
the tests were to be carried out.
At the end of each year a report
of the work has been issued containing a list of the animals that
qualified for registration during
the year, their breed, age, ownership, milking period, production
of milk and fat and such other
information as might reasonably
be looked for in an official report.
Each year the work has increased
until the seventh report, just issued, contains no less than 152
pages of information. During
the year 413 cows qualified for
registration, including 196 Hol-
steins, 123 Ayrshires, 35 Jerseys,
9 Guernseys, 14 French-Canadians and 35 Shorthorns. The
highest records made were:Shorthorn, 15,535 lbs. milk, 540 lbs.
fat; French-Canadian, 10,767 lbs.
milk, 453 lbs. fat; Guernsey. 11-
445 lbs. milk, 520 lbs. fat; Jersey
15,211 lbs. milk, 754 lbs. fat; Ayrshire, 16,696 lbs. milk, 729 lbs.
This report is of special interest, to dairy farmers who are
anxious to build up the milking
qualities of their herds. Copies
will be sent to those who apply
for them to the Publications
Branch of the Department of
Agriculture at Ottawa.
The Miner is two dollars a year.
Synopsis of  Coal Mining Regulations.
COAL mining rights of the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a portion
of the Province of British Columbia,
may be leased for a term of twenty-one
years at an annual rental of $1 an
acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will
be leased to one applicant.
Application for a lease must be made
by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district in which
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 theAcoal 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 $10.0C an acre. ���
For full information application
should be made to the Secretary of the
Department of the Interior, Ottawa,
or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of
Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.
The Worlds Doings in Brief
News Notes from Many Sources
Prince George has voted $150,-
000 for public works.
War orders placed in  Canada
now total $230,000,000.
A severe  hurricane did great
damage to crops in Jamaica.
Panama canal tax tolls collected in July amounted to $573,363.
Twenty-five thousand Jews
have enlisted in the British army.
The wine production in France
will be only half that of ordinary
Cardinal Vanutelli. dean of the
college of cardinals, died on
The Canadian Northern has
floated a loan of $11,500,000 in
New York.
Over 1000 alien enemies are
held in the six internment camps
in British Columbia.
Eastern press reports say the
Bank of Hamilton is to be merged
with the Royal Bank.
The southern portion of Hayti
has been devastated by a violent
cyclone.    Many were killed.
Hon. Mackenzie Bowell, who is
92 years old, opened the Vancouver exhibition last week.
Brigandage is again rife in
Mexico. Many foreigners have
been robbed and a number killed,
A mild earthquake was felt in
the district between Vancouver
and Okanagan on Wednesday
Trolling with a gasoline boat,
off Queen Charlotte Islands, two
men caught 5000 lbs of salmon in
four hours.
Germans made a fruitless attempt to recruit an Irish brigade
from amongst 2000 Irish prisoners at Li m burg.
American investigators have
discovered the cause of diabetes,
hitherto a mystery. Dextrose in
the blood is to blume,
A new Mexican republic, to be
formed of the states of Chihuahua, Sonora and Coahuila, is
proposed by General Villa.
A cloudburst at Oshawa, Ont,
on Sunday afternoon did considerable damage to houses and
farms.   No lives were lost.
It has been shown that Wall-
street interests financed General
Huerta's recent attempt to start
a new revolution in Mexico.
Washington: It is announced
by the British embassy that the
Allies have decided to make cotton contraband.
To encourage the smelting and
refining of ores in Australia it is
propospd to provide a bonus of
$6.25 per ton on the refined product for export.
The Danish motor vessel Jut-
landia, from San Francisco to
Copenhagen with a general cargo,
has been detained at Kirkwall by
British warships.
Foley, Welch & Stewart must
pay subcontractors on the Rogers
Pass tunnel a judgment of over
$500,000 for breach of contract
and loss of profits.
All persons between the ages
of 15 and 65 in Great Britain are
now required to register, giving
occupations and stating if able to
do work useful to the state.
Reports say the wreck of the
Islander, sunk in 1901, off Douglas Island. Alaska, has been
located. Efforts will be made to
recover the gold treasure aboard.
A number of German socialists
have been arrested in. Berlin, on
suspicion of high treason. They
issued pamphlets criticizing the
socialists who have supported the
government *
A Georgia mob on Tuesday
lynched Leo Frank, whose sentence of death was commuted
some weeks ago. He was taken
from the state prison farm and
shot to death.
In the reply to Austria's note,
the United States firmly declines
to stop the export of munitions
to the Allies, and states that
Austria is free to buy war material in America.
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Express, General Drayage and Freighting
/ 1VFRY nnrt <\TA CF*S We are P���pared to supply private
LiiTLiiXl UllU JI/1ULJ and public conveyances day and
night.      Our stages meet all trains at South Hazelton or New Hazelton.
G. Walker g connection General Blacksmith
Consign  your shipments in  Our
Care  for  Storage or  Delivery.
Address all communications to Hazelton.
Ruddy & MacKay
Three Trains Weekly
To Edmonton, Saskatoon,  Regina,
Winnipeg, St. Paul, Chicago, Eastern Canada
& U. S. Monday, Thursday, Saturday 6:08 pm
THRPF RftATC WFFKI Y T�� Vancouver> Victoria, Seattle,
1 nilLLi DUil IU IT LiLIyL I San Francisco San Diego Exposition
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 10:00 a. m. from Prince Rupert
Full particulars cheerfully furnished by Local Agent or
by any of the rangers. The dangerous season is now regarded as
past, and many of the patrols
have been called in to assist in
building cabins and similar work.
The construction of the much-
needed telephone line up the Bear
river valley has also been started.
Norway has made a protest to,
Berlin against the stopping of the
steamer   Haakon  VII,  and the
seizure of its mails by a German
At a conference of business men
in Vancouver on Tuesday it was
resolved that prohibition should
not be passed without reference
to the people.
Holland is buying munitions of
war. In view of the German
statement that Belgium could not'
be annexed without taking Hoi-:
land also, the Netherlands gov-1
ernment is preparing for possible
entry into the war.
As a consequence of the en-j
forcement of the new seamens'
act, American liners have practically disappeared from the
Pacific Ocean. British. Japanese
and Chinese steamers now control the Pacific trade.
The provincial government has
ordered the preparation of a report on the facilities for manufacturing munitions under government control at Vancouver,
New Westminster and Nanaimo.
At Vancouver, it is said, over
2000 mechanics are idle.
Treasurer Hoskins reports a
new subscription, of $3 a month,
for the Patriotic Fund, from
Charles Reid.
Hazelton Coffee
Opposite Police Office
No other place
can surpass us
Fresh Bread Every Day
Miss Tallander, of Prince  Rupert, arrived la,st week   to  take,
the training course at   Hazelton!
Hospital,  succeeding  Miss Margaret   Crawford,   who   recently
Assay Office and Mining Office
Arts and Crafls Building, 578 Seymour Strici
The Estate of J. O'Sullivan
Provincial Assaycrs and Chemists
Established  1897 by the late J. O'Sullivan,   F. C. S., 26 years  with
Vivian & Sons, Swansea.
The Forest Branch
Forester Allen reports that the
district staff of the forest branch
has had but little trouble with
fires so far this season, no serious
damage to timber being reported
(Diversion and Use.)
TAKE NOTICE that Sydney Child,
whose address is P. O. Box 283, Victoria, B. C, will apply for a licence to
take and use fifty inches of water out
of Lost Creek Lake, which drains into
Manson Creek, about three miles from
Manson town. The water will be diverted from the stream at a point at the
West end, about 100 yards from Lost
Creek Trail, and will be used for mining
purpose upon the placer land described
as Lease No. 273, Manson Creek, "Mosquito Bar." This notice was posted on
the ground on the 2nd day of August,
1915. A copy of this notice and application pursuant thereto and to the
"Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the
office of the Water Recorder at Hazelton, B.C. Objections to the application
may be filed with the said Water
Recorder or with the Comptroller of
Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C., within thirty days of
the first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
Wild Government land in the Omineca
Mining Division of B.C.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is August 21st, 1915
Sydney Child, Applicant.
By Francis T. Child, Agent.
fnr any period from one month upwaril at {1 per
month In advance. This rate includes office con-
mltations and medicines, as well as all costs while
In the hospital. TicketB 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 mall from the Medical Superintendent at the
Green Bros., Burden & Co.
Civil Engineers
.   Dominion and British Columbia
Land Surveyors
OfficHs atVicto.ia, Nelson, Fort George
and New Hazelton.
B. C. Affleck, Mgr.   New Hazelton.
B.C. L.
Fort George
Watch Repairing
O. A. RAGSTAD,    Smithers
Orders miy be ltft at Noel 8t Rock's, II��zcIton THE OMINECA MINER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1915
(Continued from Page One)
tula is covered by ceaseless pro-1    Paris;   Enemy attacks  in the
cessions of wagons  bringing up, Vosges have been repulsed,
supplies.     In   this   devastated'    Captured soldiers of the Crown
country, where the railway brid-: Prince's army were found to have
pes have been destroyed,   an in-i copies of printed orders for the
credible amount of work has to (capture of Verdun  at any  cost,
be done.   Only by fabulous exer- These orders predict the  end  of
tions have we been able to carry'the war by December.
supplies for our armies  over the Thursday, August 19
i    London:   The steamer Arabic,
London:   The  first loss  of a; of the White Star line,  was  tor-
British transport occurred in the
Aegean Sea, where the Royal
Edward, carrying reinforcements
to the Dardanelles, was torpedoed
by a German submarine. The
steamer carried 1323 men and 32
officers, in addition to the crew.
Over 600 were saved. The Royal Edward was aC.N.R. steamer
of 11,000 tons, and had been in
the Canada-Bristol service.
pedoed this morning, off the
south coast of Ireland. She was
on her way to New York.
London   (later):    The   White
Star Company   announces   that ���
375 were saved of the 423  pas-1
sengers and crew on the Arabic.
The ship was torpedoed without
warning',  at  9:15  a.  m.,   near
Fastnet, 40 miles from the scene,
of the Lusitania tragedy.   Fifteen
Athens:   KingConstantinehas! boatloads were saved.     On  the
accepted the resignation of Gou-
naris, and has called upon Veni-
zelos to form a cabinet. This
presages Greece's entrance into
the war, with the Allies.
Sofia: Although no official announcement is made, it is believed the Allies have granted Bui
garia's demands and that this
country will side with the Entente
powers in the war.
Washington: The Allies' intention to declare cotton contraband has been unofficially communicated to the state department.
Stockholm: The landing of
German troops in Finland is
expected soon. Russian authorities have given the population
full instructions as to their
London: A German submarine
struck a mine in the Sea of Marmora and was sunk.
Wednesday, August 18
Petrograd: In the region of
Riga and in the direction of Jac-
obstadt there has been no change.
In the course of Sunday and
Monday attempts to progress by
the enemy failed. In the direction of Dvinsk stubborn fighting
continues, but all German attacks
have been repulsed.
At Kovno there has been lighting of the most desperate character on Sunday and Monday,
the enemy having made careful
preparations by the use of heavy
artillery of all calibers up to 16
inch, launched a series of violent attacks in full strength with
the object of storming the fortifications  on   the left hank of the
last trip from New York, with a
cargo of munitions, dynamite and I
fuse were found concealed in a
settee in the women's cabin.
The steamer was of 15,801 tons,
600 feet in length, and was built
at Belfast in 1903. She outvoted a submarine on her last  trip.
Petrograd: Russian forces are
still holding fortifications at Jes-
sia, 2J miles south of Kovno.
The official statement says: "In
the district of Riga and in the
direction of Jacobstadt there has
been no important change. In
the direction of Dvinsk, on the
night of the 16th and the day of
the 17th we repulsed German attempts to take the offensive. At
Kovno, after a desperate battle
lasting eleven days, which cost
the enemy enormous losses, the
Germans succeeded in establishing themselves in the fortifications situated on the left hank of
the Niemen and on the west bank
of the river Jessia. The enemy
is attempting to pass the right
bank of this stream, where a
portion of the defense works still
remains in our hands. On the
upper Narew, as well as between
this river and the Bug, there was
continuous fighting with alternate success on the 16th and 17th.
The enemy made very stubborn
attacks on the roads to Bialsstok
and Bielsk from the west, On
the Bug and in the region of the
railway from Siedlce to Teheren-
kha, having repulsed the German offensive, we made successful counter-attacks and captured
some machine guns. In the district of Novo Georgievsk the
enemy continues his stubborn
attacks, his principal effort being
Niemen. Towards Monday even- jthe attack a*a,l,st the forHflca-
ing he succeeded in carrying ajtl0ns commanding the railroad
small fort which had been great-j hom M'awa' 0n the Bu* th,J
ly damaged by artillery fire, and lZlota L,da and the Dniester there
in breaking into the intervening I has beon no chen*e-
spaces between some of the
other forts on the northern sector.   The fighting continues.
One of our submarines sunk a
Turkish steamer laden with coal
the Black Sea colliery distrj^t.
Vienna: Austro-Hungarian
troops, pursuing the retreating
Russians, have advanced to the
town of Dobrynka, thirteen miles
southwest of the fortress of
Brest-Litovsk, according to an
official statement issued today at
the Austrian war office.
London:   German army head-
Athens: Two more British
submarines are reported in a
despatch from Mitylene to have
penetrated the Dardanelles and
entered the Se�� of Marmora,
where they are preventing the
sending of ships to revicfual the
Turkish army on the Gallipoli
peninsula. The condition of the
Turkish army on Gallipoli is regarded as critical, the despatch
Friday, August 20
New York: Today's advices
say eight of the Arabic's passen-
quarters claims the capture of gerS are missing and twelve of
the Russian fortress of Kovno, | the crew. Four of the lost pas-
after a most tenacious resistance. '��� sengers were Americans. Ac-
It is claimed that 240 guns and . cording to the company's, state-
4500 prisoners were taken. men I, the steamer was torpedoed
without warning and went down
in ten minutes.
It is reported that the Arabic
was torpedoed when going to the
rescue of the steamer Dunsley,
which was sinking after being
Portland: The Morning Ore-
gonian says: "The attack on the
Arabic is a challenge, definite
and defiant, to President Wilson
to follow words with deeds. It
will be incumbent on the United
States to stand by its own interpretation of neutral rights, whatever the cost, or to back out,
whatever the cost."
Rome: The Entente powers
have offered Bulgaria immediate
possession of the portion of Macedonia given her by the treaty of
1912; Servia to have Kavalia and
district. The consideration is
that Bulgaria is to abandon her
claims on Saloniki, Vodino and
Uskube. and is to declare immediate war on Turkey. The
Allies will give financial aid to
W. H. Merritt and R. S. Ferguson, of Winnipeg, were visitors
in Hazelton on Wednesday.
D. V. Joinville, who came in
from Burns Lake yesterday, reported a find of what is believed
to be chromium, used in steel
The Interior News has removed
from Aldermere to Smithers. It
is the fourth paper to venture into that field, but we believe Brother Cnyle will make good.
Game Warden Burrington returned yesterday from a trip
through the Bulkley Valley. He
confirms the reports of great
crops in that district. Grouse,
he says, are scarcer than  usual.
A party of.Manson Creek miners came in on Wednesday. Besides D. L. Purvis and Win.
Leverett, there were several of
the crew of the Kildare Mines.
Mining operations are in progress
on a number of properties.
Miss Helen Bone, who has been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Cline, returned on Wednesday to her home
in Vaneouvi r. Miss Bone, who
was formerly lady superintendent
at the Hazelton Hospital, is now
in charge of the staff of nurses
attached to the Vancouver public
H. M. Beach, of Ottawa, well
known in connection with the
Omineca river mines, arrived in
Hazelton on Wednesday, and
yesterday left for Manson creek,
where the Kildare Mines, with
which he is identified, are developing placer ground under the
direction of G. W. Otterson.
Robinson Inquest Adjourned
The inquest into the death of
David Robinson, the Indian whose
body was found in the Skeena,
was continued last evening by
Coroner Hoskins. The police investigation is still in progress,
and only the medical evidence
was submitted, adjournment until next Wednesday being ordered. The post-mortem showed
that death had occurred before
the body fell or was placed in the
Open Seasons for Game
Hunting regulations for the
coming season have been issued
by the government. For this
district the following open seasons have been fixed:
Grouse of all kinds���September
15 to November 30.
Ducks -September 1 to January 31.
Geese���September 1 to March
Deer-September 1 to December 15.
The completion of the machine
gun fund was reported at a special meeting of the board of trade
held on Saturday evening, and
instructions were given for the
payment of $1000 to the militia
department, which will purchase
the gun on behalf of the people
of Hazelton and vicinity.
The surplus, which the board
will apply to patriotic purposes,
will be allocated at a meeting to
be held not later than Sept. 1.
To assist in the raising of funds
for the equipment of the Fifth
General Hospital, a British Columbia, unit, there will be a tag
day in Hazelton on Saturday
next. The sum of $25,000 is
required to furnish approved
apparatus and supplies.
A Chance for Dressy Men
The latest fabrics for men's
I clothing are now on display at
{Noel & Rock's, that firm having
received the Hobberlin fall
samples. Good dressers will be
interested in the choice patterns
at a wide range of prices.
A reward will be given for the
return to the Hudson's Bay Co.,
Hazelton, of a registered letter,
addressed to Emil Williams, Babine Lake.
School Opens Monday
Hazelton public school will begin the fall session on Monday,
August 23. Parents are requested to see that all children of
school age are in attendance at
9 a. m.
The prize list for the Bulkley
Valley fair has been issued.
Copies may be obtained from the
secretary,  H.  A. Beck, Telkwa.
Fresh fruits and fresh  eggs���
at Sargent's.
The Miner is two dollars a year.
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Hazelton Land District. District of
Take notice that Charles F. Law, of
Vancouver, occupation broker, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at post planted on the
north shore of Tacla Lake, one mile j
east of Driftwood River, thence 80
chains west, 40 chains north, 80 chains
east, 40 chains south to point of com-
mencement, containing 320 acres more
or less.
July 24, 1915. Charles F. Law. j
! Hazelton, B. C.
Hazelton Land District.        District of
Take   notice  that  Frank   Wooliver,
of  Vancouver,  occupation prospector,
intends to apply for permission to pur-
I chase tho following described lands:
Commencing  at   a   post  planted  on
I lhe   north  shore  of  Tacla Lake,   one
| mile east of   Driftwood  River,   thence
south 80 chains, east 40  chains,  north
80  chains,   west 40 chains, to point of
commencement,   containing 320 acres
i more or less.
July 21, 1915. Frank Wooliver,
In the Supreme Count op British
In the matter of the Administration
Act and in the matter of the Estate
of Victor R. Swanson, deceased, intestate,
TAKE NOTICE that by an order of
H i s Honour Judge Young, dated
the 6th day of August, A.D. 1915, I was
appointed Administrator of the Estate
of Victor R. Swanson, deceased, intestate.
All persons having claims against
the said estate are hereby requested to
forward the same, properly verified, to
me before the 28th day of August,
1915, and all persons indebted to
the said estate are required to pay the
amounts of their indebtedness to me
Dated 11th August 1915.
Official Administrator.
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