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OTORIA, B . c. M e f l i e VOL. 32, No. 3 QUE8NEL, BRITISH C O L U M B I A , S A T U R D A Y , A U G U S T 24, 1940 $2.00 A Y E A R Shotguns and Ritles Quesnel Registration Survivors of Liner Sunk After Nazi Pledge Personal Items Must Be Registered Functions Smoothly Jersey Farms Cottage Cheese — fresh every week at the Cariboo Cof- VICTORIA, B.C.—With the distri- Quesnel's registration machinery fee Shop, lf>c a carton. Try a carton bution of the necessary forms, em operated smoothly Monday, Tuesday • • • bodying the provisions of a Federal and Wednesday under the supervision C. Beath, of Beath & Sharpe, made Order-in-Council passed at Ottawa on of deputy registrars A. Dixon and W. a trip to Vancouver during the week July 29, registration of all rifles and Murray. Ten tables were in operation, when he brought home a new Ford V8 shotguns is now proceeding in Brit- and only on the first morning of for a customer of the firm. ish Columbia as part of the internal registration, when many persons pre- • • * security plans recently outlined by sented themselves was there any Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fullerton of Attorney-General G. Wismer and en- congestion. We understand that thet Wells pasesd through town Thursday thusiastically endorsed by the Fed- registrars and volunteer registrars en route home after spending the eral Government. All owners of fire- enjoyed a bridge game Wednesday past .six weeks at the coast. arms should apply at once to city, night, business was so slack. • • • municipal, and provincial police de- Total number registering In Quejs- Mrs. It. E. Archibald left during partments or to officials of the game nel polling division was 1,081, and the week for Kamloops where she branch of the public service in order approximately 50 per cent of this will visit for a month with her hus- that all registrations may be com- number registered on the first dei'. band, who recently joined the Rocky pleted by September 15. Any person Only 131 applicants were registered Mountain Rangers. in possession, after that date, of a the last day. rifle or shotgun for which a certifi- • • • cate of registration has not been is- Louis LeBourdais, M.L|A., and Mrs. C. J. R. Stirling, of Salmon sued will be guilty of an offence and registrars Dixon and Murray wish to Arm, left during the week for east- shall be liable, on summary convic- thank all those who contributed their ern Canada on business after spend- tion, to a fine not exceeding $50 or services to make what might have ing the past month with her daugh- to imprisonment for a period not ex- been an arduous task a very pleasant ter, Mrs. J. Freeman. duty. ceeding 30 days, or to both fine and There was, of course, the lighter • • • imprisonment. side of the registration. One man This morning's radio announced The Order-iu-Council stipulates that hadn't tbe faintest notion where he that a huge blaze was raging out of owners of rifles and shotguns must was born, and worse than that, control at the World Fair on Treas- state the type of weapon, make, name didn't know whether it was in Canada ure Island in San Francisco bay. and model, number or year, calibre or the United States. He had an idea, Damage at that time amounted to or gauge; if a shotgun whether single however, that his father had been half.a million dollars. or double-barrel, pump gun, automa- born in Ireland. This took some • • M Micky, eldest daughter of Mr. and tic, cut or sawed off. Rifles must be unravelling. Another interesting re- Mrs. W. Grevatt, of Punchesakut described as single shot or slide ac sult was the question "can you handle , The British Navy saved 1000 persons from the French liner "Mek nes," sunk on her way from South- : Lake, was rushed to the hospital tion repeating rifle, bolt action re horses?" Nine out of ten attested hampton to Marseilles with 1200 repatriated French naval officers and men aboard. Germany had guaran- here Friday night suffering from a peating rifle, automatic or semi-auto- to the fact that they could. When teed them safe conduct. This picture shows some of the rescued French men as they arrived back in England severe attack of appendicitis. Sh,e matic. The serial number of weapons it came to "Can you milk a cow?' in scanty clothes, all they were able to savs. was operaed on this morning. must be given in all instances. If the however, those who admitted they weapon is a combination shotgun and could were few and far between., • • rifle, the calibres of each barrel must We noted also that many of the vol- be given. unteer registrars had such notations Essentia^ War Metals Wells Merchant Drowns Women's Motor Course Alan Stuyvesant, accompanied by Applicants for registration certifi- as "Cjzwcykjz" and "Bled" scratched Discovered in Cariboo In Jack ot Clubs Lake To Start in September J. Allen, both of New York, passed cates must appear in person, although on their 4esk pads—apparently the.y ihrougb town yesterday en route to it is not necessary to produce "the had been having trouble with Polish the Frontier Cattle Company's spread firearms intended for such registra- or Slavic birth places. in the Nazco. Mr. Stuyvesant is one tion, so long as full details as set Quesnel's Chinese colony was of the directors of the company. out above are made readily available among the first group to appear at Fred Barnard, 35, well known Wells WOMEN'S AUXILIARY MOTOR SE to the peace or other duly appointed the registration, most of them being When war suddenly spread over • • • Europe, Britain's supplies of maqy clothing merchant, is believed drown- Realizing the value of preparedness Mr. and Mrs. J. Pughe, W. Pughe officer. It is imperative, however that handled the first night by E . A. essential war metals was suddenly ed in Jack of Clubs Lake, near Wells. for such service many women haye and Miss Langhout, of Vancouver, are each applicant state wheher or not Winder, with Pat Low of the Quesnel cut off, and she was forced to rely Mr. Barnard took out his canoe Wed- expressed a desire to be trained spending ten days visiting in this he or she is a British subject, while Hotel Cafe acting as interpreter. almost entirely on the production of nesday evening and was seen on the drivers, and want instruction in the' section of Cariboo. Messrs. J. and W. racial origin must in every case be these metals within the Empire. One lake. About 7:30 the canoe was found proper care and operation of motor Pughe are brothers are Mrs. M. B. specifically stated. Applicants also be of the most important of these was floating bottom up hy two men in a vehicles. Archibald and Mrs. Louis LeBourdais. required to explain the purpose for • • • which they desire to retain such Ure- al ms as they may submit for regis- Goll Championships mercury used for munitions and ob- rowhoat. A strong squall hit the lake To make such instruction available tained from cinnabar ore. Of this between 6 and 7 o'clock, and it is to Canadian women, Ford Motor Co. metal Spain produced 37 per cent of presumed that the canoe capsized Ltd. is sponsoring the Women's Aux- Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Whitmore apd tration. It is important to note that the Mr. and Mrs. Slim Latham returned Order-in-Council furnishes full auth- At' Lake This Year the world's supply and as Spain is and Barnard drowned. within the orbit of Nazi influence iliary Motor Service. Through its 'Provincial Police officers are con- dealers across Canada the Company Britain's quota from that country has ducting dragging operations, but at is offering free expert instruction on during the week after spending a ority to refuse a certificate, and to been reduced to a mere trickle. The the maintenance of cars and trucks. week fishing in the Nazco. Frank cancel a certificate already gralfted, > Cariboo's golf championships will second imporant metal was tungsten, time of going to press the body had All women 18 or over are eligible, says the fish might be all right, but if it is considered in the interest of be played off at Williams Lake, com- not been recovered. he didn't think much of the roads— public safety, or the safety of the mencing Sunday, September 1, when used for hardening steel alloys. Much Mr. Barnard established his cloth- providing they have an official licence he- hati- to 3cutl to town i'oi- a-block - state, so to do. Such refusal or can- teams from Wells, Quesnel and Pr. of this had formerly been obtained ing store in Wells two years ago. He Attractive uniforms and berets are and tackle, rope, grub, and as a forti- cellation would require the immed- George will enter into competition from China, but with that country was formerly on the staff of the Rose- provided for class work. The course blockaded by the Japanese fleet, Eagle. He ends with an official test, and thoso fier a bottle of rum. iate surrender of such firearms to a with the home club for the various shipments have been difficult to ob- town (Saskatchewan) ROOM AND BOARD — For High Justice of the Peace, a police officer cups and trophes at stake. leaves to mourn his passing his wife. who pass will be presented with a tain. As early as 1894 it was known distinctive pin, the mark of a qualified School boy and girls on co-operative or constable, within ten days of such The men's team and individual cups, that Scheelite ore, from which tungs- driver. plan. See Mrs. Robinson, at Quesnel refusal or cancellation. Further, any and also the ladies', are at present WILL TRADE 5 — Small fruit and peace officer may search without held by Quesnel but our players will Hotel, 1 to afternoon. ten is obtained, occurred iu Cariboo. An intensive hunt has been made chicken farm (6 acres) near Van- warrant any person, his premises, or have to be on their best behavior to during the past few months through- Small Boy Drowns The fundamentals of motor vehicle construction and operation which will be handled by the class are as couver for good Improved partly any place occupied or believed to be retain them as the 'Lake players are out central and northern British Co- equipped mixed farm close to occupied by him, if any reasonable a formidable aggregation on their lumbia for occurrences of these ores Quesnel. Address, O. W . Raymond, suspicion exists that an unregistered own pstures. As the local ladies will In Quesnel River follows: How the engine operates, how the Cloverdale, B.C., R . R. 2. firearm may be in his possession or be minus the services' of Mrs. Kelly in workable quantities. One prospect, fuel system operates, how the oil about his premises. Seizure and for- this year, it is possible that the lad- Columbia Tungstens, near Wells, has system operates, how the cooling- WANTED—Small hydraulic plant fenture would follow if weapons were ies' championship will find a new been under development for some Tragedy struck Quesnel Friday af- system operates, how the electrical time and is showing favorable prom- ternoon about 5 o'clock when the Particulars Box 18, Barkerville, B.C. discovered under such circumstances. resting place, for besides being the ise. Two other occurrences have been four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. O. system operates, how to care for Other provisions in the Order-in- champion for the past few years clutches, transmissions and brakes, discovered on the Snowshoe Plateau, O'Leary, of the Quesnel Auto Camp, GOOD R U R A L R O U T E O P E N Council lav down specific rules and Mrs. Kelly is the backbone of the between Barkerville and Keithley was drowned in the swift waters of how to interpret traffic regulations regulations governing the selling, team and will be difficult to replace. Creek, and these are now being in- the Quesnel River. and rules of the road. In nearby locality. Real opportunity bartering, or transferring possession Interest will centre on the men's Classes will commence on Monday for man to get in a paying business of any firearm to peisons without a battle. The Lake has J. Smedley, P. vestigated. The young lad had been playing night, September 9, at S o'clock. Tl^e of his own, handling a well estab- permit to purchase, or without a cer- Pigeon, Segt. Mansell, G. Armstrong As a result also of the hunt, the on the breakwater just below the course will take approximately two lished line of household and farm tifiate entitling them to own such and E. Gaspard as possibilities: Ques- big deposit at Pinchi Lake, near Fort traffic bridge and tumbled into the months. Phone Mrs. Louis LeBourdais products. For further information, firearms. St. Jam.es, was discovered, aud the nel with Lloyd, Len and 'Howard Har- Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. river, which is swift at that point. for further information. apply The J. R. Watkins Company, per, D. McNeill and G. Dezell up already has a mill 'operating theue. The Provincial Police were immediat- 1010 Alberni St., Vancouver, B.C. ely notified and the river dragged. Ernie Ewing, of the public works there with the gang, and Pr. George This prospect, in the opinion of com- The body has not yet been recovered, C A R D OF T H A N K S department, and W. Cocker, of John- will have strong representation in H. petent mining engneers, will develop and it is feared that it has been ston Bros. Garage, left here today to Morrison, H. Pettis, G. Woodhall and into one of the largest mercury pro- swept into the Fraser River. Police Charles Houghtaling, proprietor of enlist as mechanics in the Canadian the irrepressible Jimmy James, any ducers in the world. Already, after are patrolling the sand bars of the DANCE Cariboo Sales & Service, who has Army. If the two men pass the medi- one of whom might find his touch only a few months operation, it is Fraser in the hope that the body will joined up with the Canadian Active cal Board in iPrince George they will and and take home the bacon. How- producing two per cent of the world be swept up. leave for the coast Tuesday. ever, it is generally conceded that total production. Service Force, wishes to express his Jack Smedley, after being a threat Mr. and Mrs. O'Leary were to have sincere appreciation of the past bus- for the past three years, will be tbe In addition to the above mentioned moved out to the store which they iness of his patrons. He will leave IN AID OF metals, an important deposit of man- are opening at the Gravel ferry site on Tuesday's train for training quart- favorite on the opening day. ganese iron ore has been uncovered within the next day or two. ers at the coast. QUESNEL RED CROSS All players who intend going to in the vicinity of Williams Lake. Williams Lake please give their Just -what northern and central names to Doug. McNeill if they have British Columbia can produce in the not done so already. Transportation way of metals no one can guess. But Dragon Lake DEFENCE OF CANADA F A L L FAIR will be arranged. it is now evident that our north REGULATIONS country is one of the most heavi.ly Institutt Hall A. S. Vaughan, of the Vaughan mineralized zones in the world. As. Realty Co., left Wednesday morning far as production is concerned, its for Vancouver, where he will spend possibilities have scarcely been Registration of Firearms a week's holiday before returning scratched. Another few years' prog- SAT., ADG. 31 home. He made the trip hy motor. ress and we will not be dependent on foreign sources for any of tlie Em- W I L L B E H E L D IN T H E • • • Order-in-Council P. C. 350G passed Mr. and Mrs. :H. H. Doffat Sr.. old- pire's metal needs. ADMISSION .. 50c at Ottawa on July 29th, 1940, requir- time residents of Quesnel, will cele- ed that all firearms including rifles brate their golden wedding annivers- and shotguns be registered by Sep- ary on Sunday, August 25th (tomor- row), when all their many friends UNITED C H U R C H NOTES The weeknight evangelistic services Agricultural Hall tember Kith, 1940. Owners of firearms according to throughout the district are cordially which have been conducted through- out the past week by Evangelist R. their pace of residence should- pre- invited to their open house from Elliott McAllister of New Westmin- (Foot of Reid Street) DANCE sent themselves at (aI a city or mun- 2 to 5 p.m. at the old home. Sept. 11-12 ster have been found verv helpful icipal police station; (b) a B.C. Pro- • • • by those in attendance. Mr. McAl- vincial Police office; or <c) a Game Christy McDevitt, who was form- lister will conclude the servhv.s on Department office. erly connected with The Williams Sunday evening at 7:.'!0 o'clock. When applying for Certificate of Lake News, has accepted the posi- SAT., SEPT. 7 You are invited to attend Ihe Registration, tlie following personal tion of editor of The Wells Chron- services morning and evening on details will be required: icle. Mr. McDevitt has had consider- Sunday. August 25. Owners's name and address, occu- able experience in the newspaper Sunday School will open for tlie pation, racial origin, whether or not game, having been a reporter on var- tall term or: Sunday. September s, FAIR O P E N FIRST D A Y 2:30 TO 6:00, AND 7:30 TO 10:00 Dragon Lake ious Vancouver dailies as well as FAIR O P E N SECOND D A Y 2:00 TO 8:00 he is a British subject, purpose for at 10 p.m. working in the East. which weapon is used. Contributions for the Missionary Full and complete details must be • •• and Maintenance Fund of the Church Institute Hall given of the weapon or weapons, in- cluding the serial number. should be placed in the red side of The heat wave which has visited the Duplex envelopes or given to the this part, of the Porvince for the past treasurer of the fund, Mrs. D. H. Tea Served Each Afternoon, 25c No firearm shall be sold or in any two weeks broke Wednesday in one Smith. This fund cares for Missions A L L V E G E T A B L E S W I L L B E 8 0 L D B Y A U C T I O N A T 8 P.M. way transferred to any person who of the most lively electric storms in Canada and abroad. The committee QOOD MUSIC is not a holder of a permit nor shall SECOND DAY OF FAIR witnessed in this section for many will appreciate your attention to this REFRESHMENTS any person sell or offer for sale any years. Thor, or whoever it is that is matter at an early date. firearm without first having a permit AOMIS°ION 60c so to do. responsible for tho lightning bolts, dished them out in all varieties, Sam Matson, of the Cariboo Gold Admission 25c Members Free GORDON 8. W I S M E R . flash, chain, forked and heat, and for Quartz, is spending a few days In •oagww * " — « Attwaer aeutral i two hours the. sky looked like a gigan- Q u e i n i l . tic fireworks display, This was fol- lowed by i b hour's r t l n PAGE TWO SATURDAY. AUGUST 24, 1940 Che Cariboo Observer P u b l i s h e d a t Q u e s n e l , Cariboo ^Canada to Supply Army with Universal Carriers District, B . C . J. B . Hutchcroft, Publisher Devoted to the interests of the Cariboo District aud to publishing the facts relative to the Interior of British Columbia. Subscription price $2.00 a year, payable in advance. Land Notices, ' insertions $10.00 J Aug. 26 to Aug. 31 Inclusive $17.!J0 for publication iu B.C. BURNS GOLDEN LOAF CHE ESE—i/ ' 2 s 16c Gazette and Observer. BURNS GOLDEN LOAF CHE ESE—l's 20Q Water Notice, 30 days 15.00 FIELD TOMATOES—Lb. . .. .. 5 c Beer Licence, 5 insertions .... 10.0* MIRACLE WHIP SALAD DRE SSING--S oz. jar 19c Coal Notice, 5 insertions .... 7.50 MIRACLE WHIP SALAD DRE SSIIMG —If, oz. jar 35c Display, per inch .50 MIRACLE WHIP SALAD DRE SSING—32 oz. jar "... 55c (Contract rates on application) Legal Notices, line 16 and .12 Reading Notices, line .20 Legal advertising must be in by Wednesday of each week to ensuri publication in tbe next issue. In all Preserving Peaches eases cash must accompany the advertisement. (Elberta and Hales) Address all communications ant make all cheques payable to THE CARIBOO OBSERVER ARE NOW AT THEIR PEAK Q u e s n e l , R.C. TTNIVERSAL machine gun Price Per Crate $1.35 carriers will soon be added to the list of army vehicles made in Canada for the fighting forces TAKING A STITCH IN T I M E at home and overseas. These are equipped with caterpillar treads O GDENSBURG, just was thethescene der from Canada, across bor- and are very manoeuvcrable and speedy. They are armoured against small arms fire and will LEAVE US YOUR ORDER FOR PRESERVING FRUIT of one of the most interesting devel- BARTLETT PEARS, ITALIAN P R U N E S , G R E E N G A G E P L U M S , Etc carry three Bren guns, or can be opments in Canadian-United States used to carry ammunition, wire- relations Which have taken place for less sets and other necessary many years, when President Roose- equipment. They will be produced velt and Prime Minister Mackenzie in the Windsor plant of Port! Motor Company of Canada, Coal-Wood King met early in the week to dis- Limited, which has been selectee cuss defence measures to be taken as the most suitable for the pro- llgff in the western hemisphere. duction of this vehicle. In the Canada and the United States have lower photograph, Mr. Wallace provided the ideal world example of R. Campbell, president of the Windsor include the powerful 25,000 units for military purposes Canadian Ford organization, is four-wheel drive gun tractor to other Empire governments. how neighboring countries should get shown with Lieut.-Col. D. 0. pictured above. These and other The plant is now being expanded along for over a century. There has Warnica, nfliccr commanding the types of military vehicles are by a $700,000 addition to provide been the closest co-operation on all matters of mutual interest. Informa- tion on fisheries, forestry, agricul- Essex Tank Battalion, Windsor, inspecting' one of tbe Universal carriers. Other army vehicle rolling off the assembly line of the Canadian Ford plant which is supplying nearly 10.000 units facilities for building Universal carriers and to increase produc- tion of other types of military Nanaimo-Wellington, ture and many other matters have been exchanged between the two gov- now made in the Ford plant in to the Canadian army and another vehicles. Comox, Alberta* Telkwa ernments. All disputes have been settled in an atmosphere of good \vill and see what. Cariboo can produce. | counsel. The result has been a trend j of democracy work in war and peace. Any person who failed to receive toward '•pointing the news" in the Neither the Federal Government, (All Screened Lump) around the conference table, and not an entry list, which were mailed in direction departments preferred. This nor any other, provincial or lnunicl- as in Europe, on blood-drenched bat- the early spring, are asked to com- is. possible when some news is em-jI pal. can lose in the long run by tlefields. Now the two countries have de- cided that a further important step shall be taken. The defence, of the municate with J. J. Roddis, Quesnel, phasizijil or even suppressed. Such following such a course. The press ( and a copy will he forwarded prompt- methods, in the opinion ol Mr, Rogers, ,• is the great medium of public infor- ly. "have failed in all democracies to ! mation. and the fewer obstacles satisfy either the people, the news- ,' officialdom places in the regular FIR JACK PINE BIRCH northern hemisphere will be under- taken jointly. Military, naval and ait- Close Neighbors Nearly 90 per cent of Canada's papers or the governments involved."! channels of news the better for So cabinet ministers will continue j all.—Edmonton Journal. (Delivered Cut Any Length) bases in Canada and other British people live within 200 nines north of direct relations with reporters "cov- ! eriitg" government activities, and, to Land Act Walls' Transfer territories In the Americas will be the United States border. made available to the United States. quote Mr. Rogers again, will release It stands to reason that Canada, the news while it is news. A fully whose whole effort at the present informed press means a fully in- N o t i c e o f Intention to A p p l y to time is directed toward the prose- cution of war, cannot, adequately pro- i The Editors Say . . . formed public, and in war. even more than in peace, the public should Purchase Land Phone 46-R-4 Quesnel, B.C. vide the defences of her tremendous know all facts whose publication will coast line. The United States will N E W S W H I L E I T IS N E W S not give vital information Io the In Cariboo Land Recording District enemy. A.s General MeNaiighton said of Cariboo and situate on the West establish coastal defences which will end of Tzenzaikut Lake, Cariboo guarantee the soverignty of the whole of the North American Continent. T HE V in an official interview published the commended for its decision to use other day. We musl trusl the people. We District. Take notice that I, John P. Marsh, Two years ago, at the opening of the regular channels of news for the of Quesnel, B.C., occupation laborer, an international bridge between Can- dissemination of information in re- must give t hem ihe frankest and gard to government activities. As Mr. fullest informal ion we can. The intend to apply for permission to pur- ada and tbe United States in On- chase the following described lands: tario, President Roosevelt declared D. Ii. Rogers, editor ot the Regina people should be lakeii as far a.s "Leader Post," said in his report to possible, info (he confidence of those Commencing at a post planted a- that "The United States would not the cabinet, "governments which were carrying responsibility and leader- bout 20 chains in northerly direction stand idly by if our northern neigh- from Merston Creek and on the lake bor is attacked." The President is truly interested in securing an intel- ship. We must make the principle-, shore, thence South following the making good that promise, and doing ligently informed public opinion could lake shore 20 chains; thence West so before any enemy can attack Can- best bring this about by increasing 20 chains;, thence North 20 chains; ada. In guarding Canada the Presi- the accessibility of news at its thence East 20 chains to point ot dent is also defending the United source." Mr. Rogers had been asked commencement, and containing 40 to study and comment on existing acres, more or less. States and other countries of the public information facilities in Ot- Dated June 1, 1940 western world. tawa. JOHN P. MARSH. Apparently President Roosevelt be- Ottawa has been inclined in recent .— 47 3 Applicant, lieves in the old adage that "A stitch in time saves nine," and is taking months (o overdo the hiring of pub- prompt measures against any con- licity agents and public relations tingency. VUtf n t a str»te, KNOCKING T H E NORTH f«C conmiiat e* mm Vo o-«e -;; e e W s^ F OR SOME time past reports have been reaching this north central portion of the Province which indi- ? M bovine* or »eifi»* CMimi You'** cate that a steady programme of knocking is being carried out against Important Users Say • • • this area by our neighbors to the south. Tourists are advised against making the trip into Cariboo from Cache Creek, being told that our "Buy B.C. Products" A beet that *v roads are "terrible." Two tourists British Columbia thrives by its In- were told just that at Cache Creek dustries, and its Industries are gen- > ^ t again, during the past week. The two men,' erous users of " B.C. Products." an however, decided to make the trip Logging and Mining Camps were north to Quesnel, Wells and Prince George despite the warnings of dire BALANCE YOUR never busier than they are to-day. '•-ST-OJOW- 7 Employment and Purchases ere consequences. They were agreeably surprised at the excellence of the BUDGET! 5 steadily increasing, and Industrial demands for goods " made in British Cariboo dirt roads, asserting that Dear Madam: Columbia " are on a rapidly ascending they were far better than those in the Okanagan and Kootenays. F a l l and Winter means new shoes for Confederation scale. The Provincial Government invari- ably specifies " ll.C. Products " for It is high time that the Boards of Trade, or other responsible bodies in Johnny and new dress- es for Sue. Perhaps J^j^*^ "Association tbe numerous Institutions which come under its care. the northern towns got busy on this angle and put a stop to the lying right now you're * No housewife buys more carefully campaign in the south. This sort of wondering how you can Representative than the Purchasing Agents for these important users, who have found by propaganda should be traced to its do i t . That's where source and those responsible given EATON'S new 422-page LOUIS LEBOURDAIS long investigation and patient test that " B.C. Products " compare very a liberal dose of the law. Mail Order Catalogue QUESNEL, 8 C. favourably with imported merchan- dise. THE FALL FAIR oomes i n . See the big variety of merchan- Support the Product of our own Farms and Factories. Encourage dise l i s t e d there Q just three weeks away—on Wed- UESNEL'S annual Fall Fair is at prices that w i l l Quesnel Hotel Gate the British Columbia Producer to develop and expand. Give employ- O e o t e World's n rh ment to more of our own people. By nesday and Thursday, September 11 matt your purse. far the major portion of your domes- er Really Fine B e s and 12 this annual event, which Is creating more interest throughout the Sincerely, tic needs can be supplied within the You'll enjoy these other district with each passing year, will Province. mall bevera#es: ST. EATON C?,*™ RAINIER UEER be held at the Agricultural and Hor- ticultural Hall. Farmers should now WINNIPEG CANADA Best Place BURTON type ALE "Buy B.C. Products" SILVER SPRING STOUT be planning what exhibits they will P.8.—If you haven't enter this year, and the housewife reoeived your copy, to Eat R W RE COAST B E E I S busy picking out samples of her choice jams find jplHe&. preserved write immediately to THE D E P A R T M E N T OF T R A D E LIMITED V»j»oouv«r Victoria vegetables and needle work to enter Winnipeg and one w i l l AND INDUSTRY Now W c w t m l i i B t t i r in the friendly competition which be mailed to you. parliament Blclgs, Victoria, B.C, brings together so many old friends Open Until Midnight oeOT M Q, B w B T O . H O N . W . J. Aaa«L»TH*f from different portions of t e im- h> ftejmty MiniiUr. Minitttr. This advertisement j not published or displayed by the Liquor s mediate district. Be iure to attend Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia: ! SATURDAY. AUGUST T H E CARIBOO O B S E R V E R PAGE T H R E E Cross workers in the Province. A War Victims Safe in Canada s a V ^ W »^ * ^ ^ ^ S S » » » » » ^ ^ » ^^ ^ » t ^* ^^ « ^ » » / » * ^ » » ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ > r A ^ ^^ r » 6 major item was 2 cases of refugee garments of all types and for all ages VAUGHAN REALTY CO. — layettes. childrens' and adults' clothing. REAL ESTATE This was the first car-load lot of FIRE — INSURANCE — LIFE Red Cross supplies sent from B.C. N O T A R Y P U B L I C , Etc. Both national railways give free transportation. Although this car was FRONT STREET—QUESNEL A i:iir-!o;jil lot of B.C. Red Cross shipped C.N.R., 625 shipments have suj)plies was shipped a few days ago been made' by the C.P.R. from tlie Provincial Red Cross ware- With this issue of notes Mrs. Len house, Vancouver, lo a distributing Rolph ceases her task as Publicity Red Cms* centre in Rngland. The Secretary of the local branch. Ap- shipment included U!0 cases with a preciative °f her past services was total weight of 1 tons. It represent- expressed at the last meeting of mem- 3 ed less than a month's work of the bers. Rev. R. J. Love takes up her Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co. approximate 2.1,000 voluntary Red work with this issue. TRAIN S C H E D U L E EXCHANGE Between Vancouver and Quesnel youR NABOB Vancouver (Union Pier) NORTHBOUND Mon. A Thurs. Leave 11:00 Noon Williams Lake „ " 11:00 a.m. COUPONS Quesnel Arrive 2:80 p.m. Tuee. A Fri. * SOUTHBOUND FOR WAR Tuee. A FrL Leave §:80 p.m. SAVINGS Quesnel Williams Lake t:40 p.m. STAMPS Vancouver (Union Pier) Arrive 7:00 p.m. Wed. A tel. Stage connects with t r a i n at Quesnel for passengers to and Start a Bond foryour Children, too! from Prince Geors^, B a r k e r v i l l e and Wells. Through tickets t o a l l points issued at P.G.HL Rlwy. Office, Fifteen Nabob coupons may now be exchanged for one Wells, and at P.G.E. Stages, Bus Terminal, Prince George. Dominion o f Canada W a r Savings S t a m p . Nabob coupons are found i n Nabob Tea, Nabob irradiated Coffee a n d N a b o b B a k i n g l ' o w d e r ( t w o h a l f c o u p o n s have one c o u p o n value). Start y o u r war savings n o w *lggm . . . with Nabob coupons. ^£J^^SAM AO NBB -Canadian Pacific Photo WOOD'S MEAT MARKET CHOICE G R A I N F E D B E E F CHOICE G R A I N F E D P O R K CHOICE L A M B CHOICE V E A L TEA, COFFEE A N D , BAKING POWDER I nnocent victims of a war in which their fathers are playing a noble part, these youthful evacues from England arrived unaccompanied F R E S H A N D S M O K E D FISH K E L L Y . D O U G L A S & Co. L T D . . V A N C O U V E R in Montreal after an uneventful journey by Canadian Pacific services. In Windsor Station, Montreal, the young Britons showed deep intevc;:t Local Poultry. Butter and Eggs in the railway's War Memorial commemorating the death of Canadian Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Pacific soldiers of a generation ago—many of them fathers of the Canadian Pacific employes who are today bringing tho you I': of TRY OUR FAMOUS ALL-PORK SAUSAGE England safe by land and sea from the horrors of Hun air a V ; PHONE 39 QUESNEL, B.C. STILLED A N D C ^ l / J BOTTLED Expert Radio CANADA'S WAR EFFORT Service WOOD & FRASER TRANSPORT Old Parr A Weekly Review of Develop- . merits on the Home Front. IS N O W P R E P A R E D T O S E R V E August 16 to 23 THE RESIDENTS O F QUESNEL QUESNEL, B.C. AND DISTRICT 1. Col. J. L. Ralston announced OPERATING FAST TRUCK 8ERVICE BETWEEN VANCOUVER, that 30,000 single men of around 21 P R I N C E G E O R G E A N D W A Y POINTS ALL WORK GUARANTEED will be called early in October for 30 days military training. LEAVE VANCOUVER WEDNE8DAY 12:00 NOON ARRIVE CLINTON THURSDAY 12:00 NOON 2. Thirty-nine military training SCOTCH WHISKY ARRIVE WILLIAMS L A K E THUR8DAY 6:00 P.M. centres are being prepared across the ARRIVE QUE8NEL FRIDAY 8:Q0 P.M. Dominion. 40oz. - ARRIVE PRINCE GEORGE SATURDAY 8:00 A . M . 3. A total of 300,000 men will be 1KB MACDONALO GRECNLCCS LTD.. LEITH. SCOTLAND $e . Richard P. Smith trained during the ensuing year as part of the non-permanent active mil- VANCOUVER DEPOT This advortlsement is not published or displayed by tho Liquor Control iiiimiiiiniiinri Quesnel, B.C. itia units. PACIFIC COAST WAREHOUSE 4. Construction cost of the camps P H O N E — 8 E Y . 6866 60 P O W E L L STREET Board or by the Government of British Columbia. will be around $9,000,000. 5. Orders-in-Council passed amp- •ss lifying the powers of David C. Dick, nvTo;o;o;o;o..ojojDjDj^^^ u< .u > , . v .v UA Z< i!i >.< x ] L I F E ' S N O T S O B A D A F T E R A L L . . . j;o:o;o:om wool administrator. 6. J. S. Duncan, deputy minister of National Defence for Air announc- ed that by the end of the present year the British Commonwealth Air QUESNEL HOTEL Training Plan, so far as construction FRONT STREET of buildings and airdromes is con- J. D. PEARSON R. L A U G H T O N cerned, will have reached the objec- tive originally set for the end of 1941. 7. The Canadian Government is to spend close to $1,000,000 to strength- en Newfoundland's land and sea air- Your Home Away prom Home plane bases at Gander Lake and Bot- wood, announced Hon. C. G. Power, One Rate and Comfortable to All Minister of National Defence for Air. These bases have been guarded by Canadian troops since the beginning $2.00, $2.50 Double $1.00, $1.50 Single of the war. 1• 7 a.m., you alurt a Kood day', anglingand not a strike! 2a 2Y o um . , atill anot a strike. Things begin to lookn dbad.. 11 a.m., four bourn' ateady caaliug with high hope*. p. slip o n rock—splash! A perfect 3-point l a i n g 8. Contracts awarded by the De- partment of Munitions aud Supply during the past week number 1753 and total $8,067,620. New Record Set In Gold Output OTTAWA.—Quantity and value of gold produced in Canada during 1939 were the greatest ever recorded in the history of the Canadian mining industry, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics said recently in its annual review of the industry. Production of new gold from all primary sources totalled 5,004,379 line troy ounces, compared with 4,- 725,117 the previous year. Gross val ue of output was $184,115,952, an in- crease of 10.8 per cent from 1938. Ontario mines contributed 3,086,076 fine ounces, Quebec 953,377, British Columbia 62'6,970' and Manitoba 180.- 875. Lesser quantities were recovered in the Yukon, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, the Northwest Territories and Alberta. Order from your nearest i The United States has 20,440 or- vendor i i —i a] This udvonisenieni ia not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by ganized playgrounds for the safety tho Government, of British Columbia. ' of children. " B " BATTERIES PURCHASE YOUR Were $3.45 GENERAL RADI ° BATTERIES "A" and T Combined lOtOHn $6.80 PROM NOW $3.65 COWAN HARDWARE CO C. D. HOY & CO. K. H. SING W E L L S , B.C. MACKENZIE* LTD. W E L L S , B.C. NORTHERN HARDWARE HERB HILL ALEXANDRIA, B.C. PAGE F O U R THE CARIBOO O B S E R V E R SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, .1940 Drama Classes Will Be Classified Ads T/i£A£. id no toSuooo J U S T D. F. MCNEILL Sunday and Thursday LIKE J (Successor to E . J . Avison) Held in North Country FOUR-ROOM HOUSE — Apply Mrs. B A R R I S T E R , SOLICITOR, Direct Service to Chilliwack, New Alice Lamb, Quesnel, B.C. OLD CHUM NOTARY PUBLIC Q U E S N E L , B.C. Enthusiasm of the District Drama FOR SALE—lx)ts 1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 35 Westminster & Fraser Valley Points Associations keeps the school and and 3(i, Block 6, Quesnel, B.C., ad- joining the John Johnson property community drama branch of Depart- on the south. Formerly the Jake QUESNEL HI EAT MARKET C L O S E C O N N E C T I O N A T C A C H E C R E E K FOR K A M L O O P 8 AND ment of Education, of which Major O K A N A G A N POINTS L. Bullock-Webster is the director, Collins property. Reasonable terms. Apply D. F. McNeill, Quesnel, B.C. Cariboo Stages Ltd. very busy supplying information and instruction so continuously sought by the little theatres and guilds affiliat- FOR SALE—Saddle horses well brok- * L Y N N L . HILL* P R O P . ed with the Provincial Drama Assoc- en and gentle; also saddles and bridles. Apply Observer office. D E A L E R S IN F R E S H AND C U R E D MEATS iation. PHONE 32 There are now 163 adult clubs and Fruits and Vegetables 157 school drama groups. None are more appreciative of what Hon. Dr. G. M. Weir's policy of encouragement of this cultural work has done for rural communities than those of the CHERRIES LETTUCE Cariboo, the Bulkley Valley and the GRAPES CELERY Notice to Water Customers Peace River Block. STRAWBERRIES TOMATOES On Sunday last Archie MacCork- indale, secretary of the B.C. region RASPBERRIES GREEN ONIONS of the Dominion Drama Festival, left ORANGES NEW S P U D S for the Bulkley Valley to conduct a LEMONS N E W CARROTS drama course planned by the Depart- CANTELOPE N E W CABBAGE An additional charge will be i . ule lo any water customer allow- ment of Education. From Smithers he ing others to take or use wall•;• from his service. PLUMS NEW BEETS will go to Prince George and thence to Quesnel, repeating at the urgent BANANAS CUCUMBERS The Company has placed no estrictlons on the amount of request of the local clubs, the two water a customer may use t'oi his own purposes, but finds this weeks' school which includes the has been abused, hence the :;bove additional charge. presentation by local casts of three one-act plays of varied genre. The P H O N I 3 a — W I DELIVER department has a travelling equip- QUESNEL LIGHT & WATER CO. LTD. ment of curtains, drapes, lights, books and make-up, which is sent on ahead. NUGGET HOTEL AND CAFE QUESNEL - - - . . B.C. The director has built up during the past three years a volunteer staff of qualified adjudicators and lectur- ers whose constructive work has re- sulted in a high standard of dramatic accomplishment in many of the dis- BARLOW STREET tricts. Mr. MacCorkindale and Leon- ard Miller, Vancouver, are two whose Twenty Years of Successful Experience in Catering Miners' Supplies adjudications have been specially ap- preciated. to the Travelling Public British Columbia is now said to be definitely leading the nine pro- BEST MEALS NORTH OF VANCOUVER vinces in the matter of rural drama. The pamphlets on stagecraft issued CANVAS H O S E — 2 inch,., per foott 1 0 c by the community drama branch of MINERS PICKS 1-10 t o 1.75 the department of Education have SHOVELS , ^ LOO t o 2 2 5 for some time been eagerly sought RUBBER B E L T I N G — 3 in ch. 3 ply, per foot 2 7 c by libraries, universities and high LADIES schools In the United States. MINERS' CARBIDE—10 lbs 2 2 5 One H. P. Husky Engine in First Class Condition bor Barkerville will stage its usual I*a- Day celebration. \6L $62.00 CHURCH NOTICES 1BIIRMEffS We have a good assortment of wool flannel and silk crepe skirts, which we are offeri ng at bargain prices. All garments In good condition. Regular up to 3.95. Now GIM j i PARISH OF ST. JOHN THK DIVINE C owan Hard wareCo. Q U E S N E L , B.C. (Anglican) 12 ox. S1.20 M 25 ox. S2.30 ^^nT KHB 1.50 "Everything In Hardware"^ Regular Schedule of Services FIRST S U N D A V - \ Ifct^fciUjj — ^ I^^SH^BBB w^ s JL^SI.J.M ^ s j B Bnjj ^ Ji ufsWB ^s v s B j U s ssf Ws HS B f W V O T i 40 ox. *3.40 U J . — I — . • - - » •» » - • 9:00 a.m.—Holy Communion. This advertisement is not published 10:00 a.m.—Junior Fellowship, or displayed by the Liquor Control Gentlemen 11:00 a.m.—Senior Fellowship, Board or by the Province of British 3:00 p.m.—Marguerite. Columbia. 7:30 p.m.—Evensong HATS SECOND SUNDAY— 10:00 a.m.—Junior Fellowship. 10:30 a.m. Matins and Communion. SHIP VIA 3: CO p.m.—Canyon Crec'.c. Docherty') THIRb SUNDAY— We have still a few pairs of broadcloth shorts, rayon combina- tions and light balbriggan combinations. All smashing bargains. 9:00 a.m.—Holy Communion. SEE OUR N E W S T O C K OF S T E T S O N H A T S IN N E W DESIGNS 10:00 a.m.—Junior Fellowship. Buy now and save! AND BROCKS COLORS—These '. hats are beauties 5.50, 6.00 and 7.00 5.00 1:00 a.m.—Senior Fellowship, 2:00 p.m.—Kersley. Freight Line Ltd. 3:30 p.m.—Sisters Creek. 7:30 p.m.—Evensong. OPERATING W E E K L Y TRUCK School Students KENSINGTON 4.00 ")URTH SUNDAY— SERVICE FROM VANCOUVER A L S O T H E C E L E B R A T E D L E WIS HAT AT ONLY 3.50 9:00 a.m.—Holy Communion. TO W'MS LAKE, QUESNEL, ALL N E W S H A D E S A N D A C O M P L E T E R A N G E O F SIZES 10:00 a.m.—Junior Fellowsb' 11:00 a.m.—Senior Fellowship. AND W A Y POINTS 2:00 p.m. Dragon Lake. SPECIAL 7:30 p.m.—Tf/enson.s Registered Office:—Quesnel, B . C . Order your school texts immediately in order that they will be here for the school opening. We will have a full assortment M E N ' S $2.50 N A T T Y W O R K HATS. DARK BLUE, GREEN A N D IF YOU NEED OUR S E R V I C E - of scribblers, pens, pencil s, ink, erasers, note books, etc. Drop B R O W N . A S S O R T E D SIZES." SATURDAY ONLY $1.66 ST. ANDREW'S UNITED CHURCH DISPLAY OUR SERVICE FLAG. in and look over our stock. FIRST SUNDAY Mackenzie* Ltd. a.m.—Sunday School 10:00 JOHN A. FRASER&CO. a.m.—Morning Worship 11:00 Carson Ave. MEN'S W E A R Quesnel, B.C. p.m.—Bouchie Lake 1:30 p.m.—Moose Heights 3:30 SECOND SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.—Sunday School Mrs. Lambert LIMITED 11:00 a.m.—Morning Worship 3:30' p.m.—Castle Rock 7:30 p.m.—Australian Ladies' Wear THIRD SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.—Sunday School MILLINERY, HOSIERY, Hind's Honey & 11:00 a.m.—Morning Worship COATS A N D DRES8ES, 2:00 p.m.—Canyon Creek LINGERIE, NOVELTIE8 3:30 p.m.—Woodpecker Almond Cream FOURTH SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.—Sunday School Quesnel -:- B.C. 11:00 a.m.—Morning Worship 4:00 p.m.—Crescent Ranch Goodyear Tires Coyle Batteries 7:30 p.m.—Australian Giant size—Reg. $1.00 JOHNSTON BROS.' GARAGE FIFTH SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.—Sunday School "The Home off Good Talkies" 11:00 a.m.—Morning Worship Occasional services as announced. Special 49c Services where place Is not men- REX THEATRE tioned are at St. Andrew's United Church, Quesnel. R. J. LOVE, Minister. Qeneral Motors Products, FIRST OF W E E K Sales and Service ALLISON DRUG & BOOK CO. 8TE. ANNE'8 CHURCH NYAL (ESTABLISHES) ISIS) MXALL FIRST SUNDAY— Mass, Quesnel, 9 a.m. "Unexpected EXPERT REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES OF CARS AND TRUCKS Father" Benediction, Quesnel, 7:80 p.m. SECOND SUNDAY— Mass, Quesnel, 9 a.m. Mass, Alexandria, 11 a.m. Batteries Repaired and Charged SPECIAL THIS WEEK THIRD SUNDAY— AYLMER TOMATOES—2l/ 's, 3 cans 2 40c Mass, Quesnel, 9 a.m. Alemite High Pressure Greasing Benediction, Quesnel, 7:30 p.m. END OF W E E K Washing. Polishing ROBIN HOOD FLOUR—49's, bag .... 1.89 HOY'S SPECIAL VACUUM C OFFEE^-l's, can 52c FOURTH SUNDAY— PEAS—Aylmer brand, 17 oz. ca n .. .. 12V&C "Good Bye Mass, Quesnel, 9 a.m. HEINZ TOMATO CATSUP—La rge'bWtle"!!^.]!!^!!!!"'.'."".'.'."..'.". 21o Mass, Alexandria, 11 a.m. HERRING—Snow Cap brand— l's, tall, can BIRD'S EGG POWDER—5 oz. . 9c .. 16c Father Redmond. Gas and Oils—Brake Linings MACARONI—Bulk, 4 lbs. ONE ONLY USED PLOW—14 I n, share, A l condition 26c 25.00 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Mr. Chips" CREAM SEPARATOR, WASHING MACHINES, GAS ENGINE, Etc. A Christian Science service is held every Sunday morning at 11 o'cock IMPERIAL OIL AGENTS •' ' "' " C. D. H O Y '" ' *•"- ' .y..... . . . . ...— i, 8c CO. i m i- - i n I Mill at tht b o a s ot M r s . Orant Grinder, N « t b QUM&il. A l l « r t cordially » • SHOWS C O M M E N C E S l i t P.M* .... r ~ » . - i r . . . . — .
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