VICTORIA, B. 0.
Daylight Attack on German Shifting
THE CARIBOO OBSERVER
VOL. 33, No. 14 QUESNEL, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1941 $2.00 A YEAR
Marguerite News Trappers Asked to Help Tertiary Channel to Be
The masquerade dance held at
Marguerite last Saturday was a de-
Province Spitfire Fund Wingdam Mine Drilled, Shall Located
cided success. The costumes were
varied and well chosen and reach- The B.C. Sportsmen's Spitfire
To Be Reopened Old Tertiary Period Gravels Give
ed surprisingly high standard Joe Fund is asking the co-operation of
Macalister and Mrs. Gray won the Good Results on Preliminary
trappers in the raising of $23,500 It was reported during the
prizes for the best dressed adults, to .buy a Spitfire fighter 'plane for Tests on Fraser River G r o u n d
and Billy Neilson for the juniors. week that American capital
the Empire's fighting forces. This will reopen the Wingdam mine A Toronto group, composed of
There were so many good costumes Fund is incorporated as part of
that it was difficult to pick out which was closed down two Draper, Dobie & Co., Milner, Ross
'Wings for Britain," which is reg- years ago when water flooded & Co., and the Haras Corporation,
the outstanding ones, but special istered under the department ol
mention should be made of the the workings. The mine is lo- have formed a company to be
National War Services. cated 30 miles east of Ques- known as the Cotwood Tertiary
Macalister family for their excel-
lent showing. The music was very In order that trappers may as- nel, on the Quesnel-Barker- Mines Limited, which will work
good, and thanks are due to the sist in this war effort, being con- ville road. A small crew is now the Tertiary gravel deposits dir-
Blenheim aircraft of Bomber Command of the R A F . made ducted by those interested in our making preparations to reopen ectly across from the old Tertiary
a daring low-level daylight attack upon a large concentration musicians and all those who
worked to make the affair a suc- great outdoors, the committee is the workings. mine, on the east bank of the
of German shipping in Rotterdam docks. asking that trappers donate pelts By coincidence, it is only a Fraser River, 17 miles north 01
In all seventeen ships of an estimated tonnage of 90,oou-
n n n n n
cess. Approximately $37.00 was
raised; which will be devoted to of fur bearing animals. Any pelts few weeks ago that a crew Quesnel.
100,000 tons were put out of action, while on land two ware- the Christmas Tree Fund. donated will automatically include completed tearing the wiring Under the direction of Allan
houses and a factory were left in flames. the donor in a very interesting out of the mine buildings and MacPherson, mining engineer, the
Approaching their targets, the Blenhiems flew low over Local members of the Co-opera- competit'on. Furs will be judged us shipping other equipment to work has been proceeding for some
Dutch territory in "V" formation, which was taken as a vic- tive are preparing a carload of to their quality and the trapper the coast. It is understood New months on the driving of a tun-
tory symbol "by the Dutch who waved to the R. A. F. as they vegetables for shipment to the who sent in the winning fur will York capital is financing the nel which has crosscut the old
swept into the attack. . coast. Seed potatoes are the largest receive a cash prize of $50.00. This deal. Tertiary channel. Values obtained
This picture showe British bomb bursts in background on item, and a representative of the will apply to furs received before in this preliminary work were ex-
docks at Rotterdam. Tail of aircraft is seen out in the foreground. Dominion Department of Agricul- February 10, 1942. Furs received illlllllllllllllllllllllllllflinilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllliliillilii cellent, although the channel,
ture visited the district last week after that date and up to June 10. which was found to be 110 feet
to make the final inspection. Sev- 1942, will receive a $65.00 cash wide, was not bottomed. During
Sentence Reduced Much Dredging Ground eral tons of turnips and parsnips
will be included.
prize. The winning pelts of the two
competitions will then be com-
the crosscutting of the channel re-
coveries of about $1,500.00 was
When Appeal Heard pared and the trapper who sen: RED A C R O S S made. These values, in the opin-
Being Staked in Cariboo Jack Miller spent a furlough at
Marguerite and attended the mas-
in the better of the two will be
named Champion Pelter of West-
ion of Mr. McPherson, will be
much higher when bedrock is
reached. The tunnel is now about
An appeal case was tried at a H. W. Young of Lac LaHache Pelts will be judged on their ex- seven feet above bedrock, and the
session of the county court held Potential Ground Suitable For The paid a short visit to his son, W. R.
Drag Line Dredge Method In cellence in their particular class. work of lowering the grade to bed-
before Judge Wilson on Wednes- Young. For instance a coyote pelt will rock level is going ahead.
day. A. McLeod, of Wells entered Cariboo Almost Unlimited The regular meeting of the
stand as good a chance of winning Heretofore all accounts hav^
an appeal against a two-months' Marked success of the North as a silver or cross fox. The val" Quesnel Branch of the Red Cross
been paid locally, but with the
Island Mountain Makes
sentience recently hand down from American Goldflelds drag line of the pelt in dollars does not Society, which was to have been
the local bench as a result of a held Tuesday evening, November formation of the new company
dredge at Alexandria, on the Fras- enter into the matter as far as the payment, with the exception of
motor accident when a truck driv- er River, 30 miles south of Ques- competition is concerned. Points 11, has been postponed to Thurs-
very small accounts, will be madt
en by the accused crashed through nel, has started a lot of quiet lease will be given entirely for quality day evening, November 13, at 8 o'-
the court house fence, on Barlow clock, in the court house. The from the Toronto office. Until tho
staking throughout this section of in the fur's particular class and time of the formation of the new
Avenue. the country. Many square miles of for handling of pelts, such as postponement is due to Armistice
After hearing the evidence the Day falling on the Tuesday. company, which took place Nov-
potential drag line dredge ground .stretching, etc. Only furs donatcri ember 1, the work had been con-
Judge reduced the sentence from have already been staked, and Bringing total dividends for 1941 to the Fund will be eligible for tUc The Red Cross workroom, which
60 to 10 days' inprisonment, but fined to testing. Now, however, the
many other interested parties, to 18c per share compared with competition. Here is your chance was formerly located in the Wood property will be drilled and the
allowed the suspension of the ac- mostly from California, are mak- 15c per share paid in each of the to show your ability as a tran"^« Meat Market Building, is now in
cused's driver's licence for eight- channel followed to the westward
ing inquiries for suitable proper- two preceding years, Island Moun- and pelter and at the same timo the Donnelly Block, just north of boundary, away from the river, %
een months to stand. ties. tain Mines Ltd. announces a dis- ass'st tremendously in putting the the liquor store.
D. P. Mc Neill appeared for Mr. distance of 7,500 feet. The plan al-
Another Dredge in the Spring tribution of 10c per share payable B.C. Sportsmen's Spitfire Fund so calls for the location of a main
McLeod, while S. Hewitt, of Wil- Mr. Collins, one of the principals December 15, to shareholders of over the top. The winner of the
liams Lake, appeared for the shaft where the gravels will be
of the North American Goldflelds, record November 28. The 10c pay- Pelter Championship will receive-
Crown. has already secured a cecond large
acreage on the Fraser River be-
ment will requre $105,072 and will
bring total distribution for the
Furs donated to the Fund by
Australian-Kersley News worked.
The job is to develop gold-bear-
year to $189,129. Total payment to ing gravels laid down in the Ter-
A musical evening was held at tween Quesnel and the mouth of trappers will be sold at public auc- tiary period — a mere 30,000,000
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Inder the Cottonwood River, about 15 shareholders since dividends were tion by Little Bros, and no ex- Two enjoyable Hallowe'en par-
initiated July 31, 1936, will, in- years back — which has now cem-
Wednesday evening, when Mrs. miles north of Quesnel, where an- penses or commissions will be ties were held at Menzinger Creek ented itself down with about 100
Mabelson of Squamish was guest other dredge will be installed in cluding the December distribution, charged by them in the handling and Sisters Creek schools over the
aggregate $1,767,023 or 73c per to 200 feet of overburden and has
of honor. Mrs. Mabelson is a noted the spring. In addition many miles of the furs. week end. The evenings were spent developed into a straight mining
singer, and has several times ap- of dredging ground have been share. All furs for the Fund sient to in games and dancing. Grown-ups job. It is a low cost propositus 1
peared before royalty. Mr. Mabel- staked along the Swift River, a In the first half of 1941, Island Little Bros, will be under supervis- became kids and joined the young- because of the fact that it is only
son, who was* relieving M r . G . P. tributary of the Cottonwood. Mountain reported earnings of ion of the Game Commission, who sters in their fun. Perhaps best of a matter of "washing" the gravels,
Sldsworth at the. P.GJB. depot, ac- 13.18c per share. Production has are? kindly assisting the Spitfire all were the weiner roasts around and even a moderate grade could
High Values on First Tests ^ Fuiid*ln- every way possible. huge bonfires which the children
companied by Mfe;-Mabejsc^, .left came rate so that indications give a- nice return. Deposition of
for their home on Friday's train. " Most of the ground staked, ac- point to the 18c dividend payment Timber wolves, squirrels and had spent weeks in building
cording to preliminary tests, runs the gravel may have been the or-
for the year being covered by a weasels, will not be eligible for These affairs have become a yearly iginal bed of the Fraser River, but
between 25 and 75 cents a yard, substantial margin. either of the prizes but they would occurrence and have supplanted
although some of it is a good deal the nuisance pranks which here- today the gravel bed cuts across
Production for nine months of be gladly accepted for the benefit the present channel of the Fraser.
richer than that. With similar 1941 was $697,000, an increase of of the Fund. tofore were a part of this particu-
It is apparent that this bed has
KERSLEY rigs to that of North American
Gold Fields, the ground can be
more than $100,000 compared with
the corresponding period of 1940.
Please clearly label any furs vou
donate or enter for the competi-
lar holiday. A well-known truth
still stands: "Give the children changed ssverai times.
handled for about nine cents a tion, as follows: B.C. Sportsmen's something worthwhile to do and The property comprises four 80-
F. W. Guernsey, president, ad-
Christmas Tree yard. This type of dredge has been
very successful in California,
vises that development results on
the bottom or 3000 level continue
Spitfire Fund, c!o Little Bros.,
they are not likely to get
into acre claims under lease from the
Province of British Columbia, and
where it was developed, but avail- is one of the few Tertiary depos-
quite satisfactory and that explo- Private A. Barlow left by I. T.
able dredging ground in that state its known to exist in B.C
ratory work is proceeding on this Stage Wednesday to rejoin his
is being rapidly exhausted, and
dredging men-are now in search
and other levels of the mine.
Progress continues on the long-
Successful Sale of Work unit at New Westminster, after.a
of suitable ground on which to re-
locate their equipment. Cariboo,
crosscut tunnel being driven to ex-
plore the property acquired on the Held Here Wednesday
very enjoyable furlough spent
here. Second Salvage Shipment
and the Similkameen country to
the south, are considered to be the
main Barkerville belt last spring.
At present this crosscut is being-
A successful tea and sale of
Miss Ruth Gook, of Quesnel, and
Miss Loreen Windt, of Alexandria, Leaves Here on Tuesday
most promising areas in the north advanced at the rate of two shifts were guests of Mrs. A. Miles over
west. daily and it is planned to add a home cooking was held on Tues- the week end.
day, November 4 by the Women's The Red Cross committee in
Sat., Nov. 15
If the ground which has been third shift in the near future. To Mrs. H . R. Young is still unable
staked in this section proves up to Auxliary of the Cariboo Branch of charge of salvage collection in the
reach the ground where mineral
expectations, it will not be long occurrences are anticipated will re- the Canadian Leg'on, in the Wade to leave Kamloops owing to the Quesnel irea anounces that its
before many of these dredging quire several months. Outcome of Building, Carson Avenue. The win- illness of her mother. During Mrs.second shipment of salvage to the
units will be operating in the im- this exploration will be one of the dows were tastefully decorated by Young's absence, a friend, Mrs. C.coast left here by Tuesday's P.G.
mediate vicinity. In addition to most interesting mining develop- Miss S. Thompson. Following is the Cope of Summierland, has been E. train." This shipment was not as
result of the sale: looking after her home here. large as that of October, but com-
GOOD MUSIC the ground along the Fraser, ments in B.C. in the coming year.
Quesnel, Cottonwood and Swift prised about five tons of material,
Ploughing is still going strong in
Going into production early in Tea $27.95 over half of it being bottles. A
rivers, there are vast acreages of November, 1934, Island Mountain Home Cooking 33.90 the district and it is hoped that
large amount of the shipment was
promising ground in the Barker- has been on production exactly 35.05 Jack Frost will give the farmers
Refreshments ville area.
Indications at the present time
seven years. As at the end of 1940
the company had produced $3,987.-
a better break than old Jupiter
Pluvius has done this fall.
collected by the pupils of Lands-
downe, Menzinger and Sisters
are that the drag line dredging 698 in gold from 251,220 tons, an
Gentlemen 75c operations in this area will short- average of $15.87 per ton. Net Mrs. A. N. Ratledge was admit- The committee asks that all sal-
The tablecloth, which was do- ted to the hospital Friday evening vage which is set out for collection
Ladies 50c ly become one of the major geld profit after write-offs in 1940 was nated by Mrs. Geo. Broughton, was suffering from a severe attack of by townspeople be boxed, bundled
mining developments in British $216,126 compared with $181,527 in won by Mrs. G . Norman, with tick- tonsilitis.
Columbia. -1939. The 1940 figure-was equal to or tied up flrmely.
et No. 19.
20c per share. Net current assets
at Dec. 31, 1940, were $372,628. The Auxiliary washes to thank
everyone who .in any way helped
to make the sale a success, and
especially to the people of West
The W. A, of St. John the Divine Canadian Legion Auxiliary Quesnel and surrounding district
who gave valuable assistance. The
WILL HOLD A
Holds Its Annual Meeting ladies of the Auxiliary will cater
for the dance to be held at the
Legion Hall on Tuesday evening
The annual meeting of the Wo-
men't Auxiliary of Canadian Leg-
ion was held in the Legion Hall
Wednesday. Ten members were
Cariboo Mining Man
The president's report was read
and adopted, and a satisfactory
Passes At Victoria
financial statement was read by
the Treasurer. Gross receipts for Cariboo residents will be sad-
Sponsored by Canadian Legion
and Sale of Home Cooking the year were $662.39, and expen-
ditures came to 481.33, leaving a
balance of hand of $181.06. This
dened to learn of the death at the
Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, on Sat-
urday, November 1, of Douglas W I L L B E H E L D IN T H E
figure does not include the build- Lay, 63, until recently resident
ing fund. government mining engineer for
IN T H E
this part of the Province. Until
Mrs. Mitchell reported that 162 1939 Mr. Lay was stationed at Haz-
knitted articles had been turned elton, being transferred to Vic-
in, and there were still 44 articles toria at that time. A few months
to be completed. Before the meet- ago he was stricken with tubercu-
ing adjourned ten new members
T w e s . , N o v e m b e r 11
losis, and was a patient in the
were admitted. Jubilee Hospital until the time of
Officers elected for the coming his death.
year were: Born in England, he came to AT 10 P.M.
Wed., Nov. 19 Hon. Pres.—-Mrs. E. L. Hilborn Canada in 1900, and since that
President—Mrs. J. Jones time has been in government em-
1st Vice-Pres.—Mrs. N. Palmer ploy. He is survived by his widow,
2nd Vice-Pres.—Mrs. R. Moffat one daughter, and one son, Doug-
Secretary—Mrs. H . H . Perry las Lay, D.C.F., of the Royal Air
Treasurer—Mrs. A. Purmal Force, now on duty overseas.
Gentlemen 75c Ladies 50c
3 to 6 p.m. "Paddy" MdDonnell, well known Mr. and Mrs. Allan McPherson
proprietor of the Wells Hotel, was and young daughter moved into
a visitor in town for a couple of their new home on St. Laurent
days during the week. Avenue today.
P A G E TWO T H E CARIBOO OBSERVER SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, lttf '
flee to thatend.He expects the gov- First woman to receive a degree
tbe Cariboo Observer ernment of his country to do the from a Canadian college was Miss
Published at Quesnel, Cariboo
same. Any government which fails
to realize this fact and insists on
Grace A. Lockhart, given a B.S.
degree from Mount All son Uni-
versity in 1875.
18/1 • 70 Years of Security to Policyowners
J . B. Hutchcroft, Publisher
indulging in the petty bickering'-
and jockeying for political ag-
grandisement during the present There are more than 3,000,000
Devoted to the interests of tbecrisis, as our august legislators telephones in Great Britain.
cariboo District and to pubUsblug now seem disposed to do, will find
the facts relative to rbe Interior of that their services will be dispens-
ed with at the iirst possible op-
Subscription price $2.00 a year, This is not a time for politics— General Radio
payable in advance. it's time for unified and co-opera-
Land Notices, 9 insertions $10.00 tive action.
$17.50 for publication in B.C.
Gazette and Observer.
Water Notice, 30 days 15.00 NOTICE Less
Beer Licence, 5 insertions 10.00
Coal Notice, 5 insertions .... 7.i0
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(Contract rates on application)
T A K E NOTICE that I, John A l -
fred Goode. of Vancouver, B.C.,
ntend to apply to the Commis- W E L L S , B.C.
Legal Notices, line 16 and .12
Reading Notices, line sioner of Lands for a licence to
prospect for coal, petroleum and
Legal advertising must be in bynatural gas over the following de-
Wednesday of each week to ensure scribed lands: Lot 385, Cariboo
publication in the next issue. In all
cases cash must accompany tbe
SHIP VIA B u i l d Y o u r H ouse
advertisement. DATED at Vancouver, B.C., tins
20th day of October, 1941.
Address all communications and p o n a O C R
make all cheques payable to
JOHN A. GOODE. Doc herty's Cariboo
THE CARIBOO O B S E R V E R EN are looking thoughtfully into
Freight Line Ltd.
Quesnel, B.C. the future . . . planning not
only for their families' welfare but for
T A K E NOTICE that I, John A l - their own.
TO B E OR NOT T O BE fred Goode, of Vancouver, B.C., Operating Weekly Truck Service
intend to apply to the Commis- The more they look into the future,
from Vancouver to Williams
H OW MANY persons have listen- sioner of Lands for a licence to
ed closely during the past prospect for coal, petroleum and
natural gas over the following de-
Lake, Quesnel and Way Points.
the more they realize that Life Insurance
is the safest and soundest way to set
up an adequate estate for present
few weeks to the news broadcasts scribed lands: Lot 346, Cariboo
Registered Office—Quesnel, B.C. protection and future needs.
from the United States? It is District, B.C.
rather odd to hear reports of the D A T E D at Vancouver, B.C., this IF Y O U NEED OUR S E R V I C E -
That explains why more families are
long-drawn-out wrangles in the 20th day of October, 1941. protected by Confederation Life policies
DISPLAY OUR SERVICE F L A G than ever before.
Congress and Senate chambers, JOHN A. GOODE.
arguing whether or no to arm Before You Insure Consult
their merchant vessels, and the
next news item contains the news
of an American ship torpedoed by
German submarines and American
naval vessels with "shooting or-
ders" are hunting down the subs. Association
HEAD OFFICE TORONTO
It is odd to hear the German Luft-
waffe referred to as the "Nazis", G . E . Malcolm, Proprietor
and, quite often and undoubtedly
unintentionally on the part of the
announcer, hear the R.A.F. refer-
FULLY MODERN LOUIS LeBOUROAIS, Representative, QUESNEL
red to as "our boys" or something
The United States, although full
realization is just beginning to
Modern Coffee Shop G U A R A N T E E D BY
F A R M ' S MEAT MARKET
dawn on the people, is already at $10,000 BOND.
war; has been at war for some
Enjoy this racy, full Flavored lager.
months. And furthermore, there Order a case today.
will have to be, as in the last war.
an American expeditionary force Meals Lunches Ice Cream COAST BREWERIES
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Not to save us but to save Amer- E
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ica and the rest of the world. If 41-12
F R E S H A N D S M O K E D FISH
there is no American help, then
our civilization as we know it will
This advertisement is not pub- Local Poultry, Butter and Eggs
disintegrate. Quesnel B.C.
lished or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Gov- Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
THEIR LAST CHANCE
ernment oi British Columbia.
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P O E 39 QIESNEL, B.C.
O VER TWO weeks after British
Columbians had cast thei-
votes there is still chaos and un-
certainty in the Province's politi-
Our Fighting Forces call on
cal affairs. The situation has
brought about a plethora of hare-
brained speculation, and coalition
schemes and counter schemes
What does stick out as plainly as
a sore thumb is the fact that the
people are fed up with with the
way things were operating under
the leadership of Premier T. Duff
Pattullo. They wanted more effic-
ient government — they wanted
government by the men they sent
to Victoria, not by one man—and
t o support the great national
they intend to get it.
The handwriting is on the wall
for the two old line parties. They
must, between them, give the peo-
ple the sound and efficient gov-
ernnment they have been clamor-
ing for: they must bury their dif-
ferences until such time as the
war is over. That is the main thing
the people demand. And this also
holds true for the actions of the
C. C. F. Party in the next Parlia-
The common man in the street
today, in the midst of a world
holocaust, cares little for politics.
He is interested only in seeing
that the business of the country
is conducted in an efficient and
economical manner. He wants the
war won in the shortest possible
time and is willing to make, and
is making, great personal sacri-
Urgently Needed For
Batteries Aircraft Construction
C. D. H O Y & CO.
QUESNEL, B.C. • Our airmen, soldiers, and sailors are more war weapons with a ready, willing, Price offered $35.00 per M feet B.C. scale, loaded on car
counting on our community to do its part eager response. Don't let them down, in Quesnel. Logs are scaled and accepted finally in Ques-
in the War Weapons Drive — and when It's our responsibility. Let's pull up our nel. 80% of purchase price paid against scale bill and bill
of lading at the Royal Bank of Canada in Quesnel, bal-
they count on our community, they socks and put up our dollars. Push the ance when car arrives in New Westminster. Only birch
Quesnel Hotel Cate
count on you. So, double your purchases sale of War Savings Certificates when- logs free from any outside defects and with minimum
9-in. diameter tops are acceptable. Further details in
of War Savings Certificates. Meet the ever and wherever you can. Support the printed specifications are obtainable on request from the
demand of Canada'sfightingforces for War Weapons Drive in our community. company or A. J . Vernon, in Quesnel.
LOCAL COMMITTEE & %W This offer may be withdrawn without notice, but
Best Place A. S. Vaughan, R. Commons, J . Allison, H. J . Gardner, R. Yorston.
O. Mottishaw. J . B. Hutchcroft 73
is good until January 31, 1942, at least.
to Eat DOUBLE Your Own Pledge to Pacific V e n e e r C o .
New Westminster, B.C.
Open Until Midnight
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1941 THE CARIBOO OBSERVER
Buy War Savings Certificates
and help win the war. Marguerite Residents
Enjoy Masquerade Ball WOOD & FRASER TRANSPORT Q U E S N E L , B.C.
Masquerade Realizes Neat Sum
Seagram's F o r A n n u a l School Christmas
T r e e a n d Concert
OPERATING FA8T TRUCK 8ERVICE B E T W E E N VANCOUVER.
P R I N C E G E O R G E A N D W A Y POINTS
MARGUERITE.— Christmas tree LEAVE VANCOUVER WEDNESDAY 12:00 NOON
dances have begun. We had one ARRIVE CLINTON THURSDAY 12:00 NOON
here Saturday night in aid of the A R R I V E WILLIAMS L A K E .. THURSDAY «:00 P.M.
school, and it was the nicest party ARRIVE Q U E S N E L FRIDAY 8:00 P.M.
we have had here for some time, A R R I V E PRINCE G E O R G E SATURDAY 8:00 A.M.
not only for good behavior, but the
new teacher, Miss Jean Allan, in- VANCOUVER DEPOT
troduced a masquerade, which at-
tracted a crowd of jolly people. Of
course many came to see the new
PACIFIC COAST WAREHOUSE
teacher, and incidentally met oth- P H O N E — S E Y . 8886 50 P O W E L L S T R E E T
er new teachers from as far south
p Wsy as Soda Creek and Mud Lake and
as far north as Barkerville. It was
lots of fun,, the maskers for tho
most part acting their character-
izations splendidly. The comic
ones were very amusing, while a
number of those not intended to
be comic at all produced gales of
On and after November 1st
The first prize went to Mrs.
Gray as "A Gentleman," attired
in a black frock coat and bowler
hat. The second to Joe Macalister
as "A Lady," in—well, just a print
gown with a touch of the Gypsy Will be located Next to the Liquor Vendors
in head kerchief and flowing sash.
Young Billy Neilson walked off
with the children's prize-, as a
Sixteenth Bride"—or something. PHONE 46-R-4
Many other costumes were well
worth mention did space permit; Donnelly Block Quesnel. B.C.
B3 but Stalwart young Francis Mac-
SP*-- • -w,, alister didn't have to act the part
^Tg* Phone MAriue 647* *w
^v V as a Gael. He was it to perfection
in the garb of "Auld Gaul."
CANLANO BREWING CO. LTD.
As to the music, it was soon ap
S u n d a y and T h u r s d a y
kT H Cl t f I I
• U l Or i O ITO M K H M
Qt C N D LM I
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parent that the usual vim and vig
or that makes Mrs. Polly Hill's fine
artistry on the piano so distinctive
was lacking. It was learned later
that she insisted getting from her
Thia advertisement is not published or displayed by the sick bed to play for the affair, du-
Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia
Drawn from the Seagram
Trciawe Chest — the largest ly to have to give up shortly be At 8:00 a.m.
reserve stock* ot aged whiskies
fore midnight and go home. The
other musicians, Billy Burak, Ern-
in Canada — its outstanding
quality never varie*.
ie Fridlington, Cooie Lee and Bob *
Macalister carried on, and consid-
ering they were minus the piano,
Direct service to Chilliwack,
ALLEN'S CARIBOU BREAD
made a good job of it.
New Westminster and
The refreshments were abund-
ant and excellent, judging from
the manner in which they were
Fraser Valley points
enjoyed, and disappeared. The
management also taxed the local
batchelors — the postmaster was
"The Best by Test" requis'tioned for the party's po-
tent poison and sweeting, the cof-
fee and sugar, while Reg Huggins
CLOSE CONNECTION A T CACHE C R E E K FOR KAMLOOPS
AND O K A N A G A N POINTS
K. H. SING was called upon to furnish "the
Cariboo Stages Ltd.
milk of human kindness."
One crusty old batchelor had
* Buy General Radio made himself a batch of dough-
nuts but somehow they didn't
suit him; he hadn't any teeth. He PHONE 32
Battery Packs was told he might get rid of them
Allen's Bakery W E L L S - B.C.
at the party, where the young peo-
ple had strong teeth. Of course
there' were various good-natured
remarks, but the doughnuts dis-
appeared. "Frenchy" capped the
climax In descriptive comment Customers can avoid inconvenience and
when he said to the donor: "Nex'
tarn would you please mak' dem
jus' i n more beeg so I can use for
delay by making application for Service
Anyway the party was a great
Connections or Discontinuance as far as
success. The total receipts were
$37.65. which after expenses are
possible in advance. This will enable
paid, will leave a nice fund for the
school clvldrens' Christmas tree. o
the Company t render the service
A L E X P. McINNES. promptly on the date specified
OPEN L E T T E R T O CITIZENS OP
QUESNEL LIGHT & WATER CO. LTD.
QUESNEL AND DISTRICT
QUESNEL - - - - - B.C.
The total membership for Ques-
nel and District Branch of the
Red Cross Society for the year
just expired reached 289, but for
the forthcoming year our object-
ive is 300 members by December
We appeal to every citizen to Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co.
again take membership. In so do-
Boys we've k n o w n since babies ing you back up and stimulate the
efforts of the lady workers of the
district who are knitting and sew-
ing diligently all the year round to
send the large quantities of com-
TRAIN S C H E D U L E
# W e see them board the train after must provide the money so much needed forts so desperately needed by our
tkeir last leave home . . . boys we've to win the war . . . and one way to do
military, air and naval forces, and
also the evacuees of the bombed
Between Vancouver and Quesnel
areas. Winter is approaching and
known since they were babies. We say that is to b u y more W a r S a v i n g s the need for our help is more urg-
ent. This is one way you can help: NORTHBOUND
" G o o d Luck . . . we're all pulling for Certificates. every penny of every dollar is used
to the very best advantage in Vancouver (Union Pier) Mon. and Thurs. Leave 12:00 Noon
helping your more unfortunate Williams Lake Tues. and Fri. Leave. 11:00 a.m.
you", as we bid them G o o d Bye. But neighbor, and therefore your local Quesnel Tues. and Fri. Arrive 2:30 p.m.
officers ask you to keep up your
are we? A r e we "pulling" . . . all we The help of every Canadian is needed for membership in the Red Cross SOUTHBOUND
Society. Quesnel Tues. and Fri. Leave 5:30 p.m.
can? What are we doing to help them? Victory. In these days of war the thoughtless, Williams Lake Tues. and Fri. Leave 9:40 p.m.
Membership cards can be ob- Vancouver (Union Pier) Wed. and Sat. Arrive 7:00 p.m.
Are we giving them the things they selfish spender is a traitor to our war effort. tained from our local workroom,
next door to the liquor store, or Stage connects with train at Quesnel for passengers to
A reduction in personal spending is now a vital from Mrs. D. D. Fraser or Art and f r o m Prince George, Barkerville a n d Wells.
need so badly . . . ships and tanks and
necessity to relieve the pressure for goods, to T h r o u g h tickets to all points issued at P.G.E. Rlwy. Office
guns and planes and ammunition? A r e A. DIXON. Wells, a n d at P.G.E. Stages, Bus T e r m i n a l , Prince George.
enable more and more labour and materials to Secretary Quesnel Branch Canad-
we giving them a M they need? That's ian Red Cross. Society.
be diverted to winning the war. The all-out
one thing we can do . . . we who stay effort, which Canada must make, demands this NEWEST SALVAGE WRINKLES
WILL S T I M U L A T E DRIVE
at home . . . one thing we must do. We self-denial of each of us. FOR W A S T E MATERIALS
SUPPORT THE WAR WEAPONS DRIVE INYOUR COMMUNITY
OTTAWA.—After sjx months of
activity, Canada's great drive to
reclaim essential war materials is
hitting a mark that indicates its
Published by the War Saving* Committee, Ottawa value as part of our war effort. Q U E S N E L H O T E L CO. QUESNEL, B.C.
Some new salvage wrinkles have
just been announced which will be
SNUB teSS- TO BUY MORE another step toward increasing
this good work.
One of the new ideas concerns Your Home Away /rom Home
the recovery of valuable tin, al-
uminum and lead foils. It is an
W A R SAVINGS CERTIFICATES
offer, by the Ottawa Branch of ONE R A T E AND COMFORTABLE T O ALL
the Canadian National Committee
on Refugees, to prepare foil from * * *
any part of Canada for the smel-
ters. $2.00, $2.50 DOUBLE $1.00, $1.50 SINGLE
Buy War Savings Certificates.
P A G E FOUR THE CARIBOO OBSERVER SATURDAY, NOVEMBER :3, IS 11
UrTtlTTTTTTttTTtTTTTTTITTTITTtlTIlITHiriTIITIIlH^ A car travelling south on Front
Street Tuesday evening crashed ID. F. M c N E I L L
Personal Items into the guard rail at the end of
Barlow Avenue. The roadbed at
ANNOUNCING— that point is sinking again, and
had it not been for the rail the car j (Successor to E. J . Avison)
The Coffee Shop, operated, in would have plunged some fifteen
feet into the gully at that point.
C o l e m a n
conjunction w'th the 'Cariboo | BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,
Hotel, -has clos-ed down for two | NOTARY PUBLIC
Corporation of the Village of i QUESNEL, B.C.
Hill Meat Market
« • *
W. Bryant, Barkerville Gold Quesnel i""'" ' i 1 * I'»• n t n 1 i 11 i n JI u f j i; J i • ? M j i i f M f J t: j j i u 11 u n M u;: M n:: i; M t M i x it j 11 J i 1J n H1M r M1 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiillllli£
1 1 1 1
1 11 I M 1
Commissioner, was a business visi-
tor here for a couple of davs dur-
SERVICE D A Y ing the week.
AT O U R S T O R E ON
* * *
Louis LeBourdais, who has been
PUBLIC NOTICE QUESNEL AND WELLS, B.C.
confined to the hospital since Oc-
Wednesday, November 12 B
tober 21st, will not be out of the The Voters' List for the twelfth
institution until about the middle election of the Municipality of O In Season O
of next week.
• * •
Quesnel was posted in the Clerk's
Office, Carson Street, on the fifth Y
KIPPERED SALMON Y
Mr. and Mrs. G . E . Malcolm, day of November, 1941. A Court of
HAVE Y O U ANY C O L E M A N A PPLIANCE T H A T NEEDS SMOKED B L A C K COD
of the Cariboo Hotel, left by Tues- Revision w 1 be held at ihe Munic- HADDIE FILLETS
A D J U S T M E N T O I SERVICE? day's train for a holiday at the ipal Office, Carson Street, on the
Briny it to our store—bring them all in! A trained
coast. They expect to return in a fifteenth day of November, 1941,
couple of weeks. at ten o'clock in the forenoon for
SALT HERRING T
expert freni the Coleman fc.tory will service them
Tor you. He will not make any charge for labor or
O. Mottishaw, resident' game said list.
warden, was admitted to the local
the purpose of the revision of the
for gasoline used i testing or for mantles used In
testing lamps or lanterns. I: any parts are required
hospital during the week suffer-
ing from a heavy cold and threat-
Any person whose name does
not appear on the Voters' List, and R English Cured R
vou will be charged only the egular prices for them. considers his or her name should
appear may apply to the Court of S Corned Beef S
ONE DAY ONLY
* * *
Revision on that date. Any name
The Quesnel Humming Birds
or names placed on the 1 st inad-
Branch of the Junior Red Cross
This offer is good only on ihe above date. If you vertantly or otherwise, and not
held a candy sale at the school on
cannot come in then leave your Coleman appliances having the right to be so placed i Phone 33 Delivery Hours: 11 a.m. and 5 pjn.
October 31. As the result of the
in before that and pick them up after. shall be removed by the Court of iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiim
children's efforts $6.00 was real-
* ized. The money will be used in
Service Labor Is Free aiding the Junior Red Cross. Nominations for the Election of
h one (1) Commissioner wil be held
NUGGET HOTEL AND C M
H The only cost to you will be for any new parts that at the Municipal Office, Carson
H may be needed.
M Street, on the second Monday in
C. V. Johnston, of Johnston December, being December 8,1941,
N Bros., won the first War Savings from 12 o'clock noon until 2 o'clock
Certificate raffled here by the Rod. P.M., and in the advent of a Poll
n and Gun Club last week. J . B. being necessary, polling will take
N BARLOW STREET
H Hutchcroft won the one raffled place at the Municipal Office,
last Saturday night. Carson Street, on Thursday, De-
cember 11, 1941, from 9 o'clock T W E N T Y YEARS' OF SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCE IN
• * •
Cowan Hardware Co. Jack Moffat, proprietor of Up- A.M. until 7 o'clock P.M.
land Dairy, Wells, was in town on The outgoing Commissioner is CATERING TO T H E TRAVELLING PUBLIC
business Thursday and Friday. C. V. Johnston.
Jack says he is having difficulty G. S. ROBINSON, BEST MEALS NORTH OF VANCOUVER CITY
"Everything In Hardware" locating stock feed for his dairy
herd this year, the rains having
Clerk to the Corporation
ruined a large proportion of the
local farmers' crops.
George Haddon, of New West-
minster, arrived here Tuesday by
car to take over the position of
BUY accountant at the local Home Oil FOR SALE — 10-year-old gelding;
weighs 1,100; all round saddle
Co. office. Mr. Haddon formerly
General R a d i o Batteries
worked in the Cariboo as a mining horse. Apply H . A. Crowston,
accountant. He takes the place re- Soda Creek, B.C.
cently resigned by Dan Lunn. who
leaves Quesnel November 21st u> FOR SALE—Seven lots, North
join the Royal Canadian Flying Quesnel, house 20 x 26 ft. City
Corns. water on property. Apply W.
Kube, Quesnel, B.C. 3-t
C O W A N H A R D W A R E CO. The Editor: "The H o n e of food T a l k i e s " OXFORDS—Of brown or black calf, heavy durable soles
and strongly stitched vamps. All sizes 2.75 to 4.95
In asking for space in your paper
QUESNEL - - - B.C. to write "a letter to the Editor" am PUMPS AND TIES FOR DRESS—We have a large assort-
ment of the above, .spike or Cuban heels, short vamps or
breaking an accepted rule (my
own), but feel that in justice to small peep-toe effect, of calf, crushed kid or alligator
others I must do so at this time. leathers 2.95 to 5.50
HSil I would like space to comment
on your editorial published in
F o r Children
your issue of October 25, 1941, un-
der the heading "A Personal
Your editorial credits my success TUES., FRI. and SAT.
at the polls to a personal triumph, We have a large assortment of oxfords, sandals and boots
and states that the party machine for school wear. All sizes in black and brown .... 1.85 to 2.95
did not do much to help. While
For Overseas your remarks are quite flattering,
China and Glassware
and while I believe that I have, in
fact, many personal friends who
would probably vote for me regard-
SHOULD B E MAILED IN THE N E X T FEW DAYS. WE HAVE
A NICE SELECTION NOW ON DISPLAY
less of the party which I repre-
sent, am confident that the party THE MAN" A large display, such as cups and saucers, cake plates,
organization was greatly respons- creams and sugars, etc., now on sale at ridiculously low
ible, if not for my election, for the prices. Drop in and look them over. Real Bargains for
large majority which I was able to
N.B.—Send Vitamins Overseas obtain.
WITH Early Shoppers.
As you know, I was only in the
riding for two weeks previous to
the election, and the four oppos-
ing candidates had been actively •
ALLISON mm & BOOK CO.
campaigning for a considerable
time before my arrival; but when I SHOWS S T A R T 8:15 PJV1.
did arrive in Cariboo, we were able
JOHN A. FRASER&CO.
NYAL (ESTABLISHED 1910) REXALL to carry on a quick and well or-
ganized campaign which had been
well prepared ahead of time by our
organization workers throughout
Cariboo, and I feel that credit
should be given where credit is
S P E C I A L THIS W E E K Possibly, when you mentioned
"party machine" you meant the
Phone Your Orders—Telephone No.^4
Liberal Party as a whole. You are,
HEINZ KATSUP, bottle 21c of course, entitled to your opinion Located over Northern Hard-
SNOW CAP HERRINGS, tall tin 10c on this, but as already stated, I ware ft Furniture Co.
would not like it to be felt that
COWAN'S COCOA, i/ lb. tin 2 16c the Various Cariboo Liberal As- • • *
FORT Y O R K COFFEE, 1 lb. tin 48c sociations, as well as individual
H E A L T H BRAN, 2 lb. pkt 18c friends and supporters through- FOR B E T T E R RECEPTION
PUREX BATHROOM TISSUE, roll
K L E E N E X , 200 tissue box
out the riding, did not give me in-
valuable and absolutely essential
TOMORROW— S E E
Goodyear Tires Coyle Batteries
JOHNSTON BROS.' GARAGE
C. D. HOY 8c CO. Quesnel, B.C., November 7, 1941.
FOR SALE—Placer mining outfit:
Briggs Stratton engine, Gorman-
Rupp aluminum pump, 5,000 gal. ALL WORK GUARANTEED
hr. capacity; like new, $125.00.
for quick sale.C. S. Hergott, E d -
munds Ranch, Macalister, B.C.
Qeneral Motors Products,
•>.'.!/: P r o v i n c e ~
Sales and Service
HELP" WANTED-—MALE General EXPERT REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES OF CARS
Barb Wire Dry Batteries
CANADA existing NEEDS r.nd complete the
MEN T O REIN-
4th and 6th Divisions. Canada will need
7.000 to 10,000 men every month. Every
85-lb. roll, 4 point, heavy. Per
Batteries Repaired mi Charged
Alemite High Pressure Greasing
able-bcdlcd rr.an between the a^cs of IS
and 45 can find his place in the army. .\ • j Washing, Polishing
Good pay—everything found—good pros- ma?/ Chicken Wire
pects of promotion- -good comradeship and
you can learn a trade while serving your
country. See your nearest recruiting office Hi
Per roll of 50 ft $2.50
VAUGHAN REALTY CO. Gas and Oils—Brake Linings
Mink and Fox Wire
today. REAL ESTATE
FIRE — INSURANCE — LIFE
Prices on application
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BODY A X O M K T A L
c;.i|.i;i h h - <>i,. -V- 1i11nu c u m -
FA. / NEIL H . SUTHERLAND
NOTARY PUBLIC, Etc.
FRONT STREET -QUESNEL
IMPERIAL OIL AGENTS