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Whitehorse Star, v. 42, no. 42, Friday, October 16, 1942.

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Frc-- ilk. CIRCULATING THROUGHOUT THE YUKON TERRITORY Vol. 42. No. 42. frfr.fr WHITEHORSE. YUKON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 1942 fr Subscription $3.00 Year. Third Victory Loan Subsc ription Lists Open Monday Next ;:;;.:v::::;. ;i ;-;:v-- - :T- - "UNITED NATIONS HAVE REACHED A STERN AND SOMBRE MOMENT" CHURCHILL. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH British Prime Minister Draws Public Attention to the ! wendell wilkie passes BRIGADIER GENERAL J. THROUGH HERE EN ROUTE A. O'CONNOR OFFICER IN Gravity of Situation at This Time. HOME FROM WORLD-WID- E COMMAND U. S. AKMY HERE. TOUR OF UNITED NATIONS. By Lieut. R, L. Neuberger In addressing a public meeting in certain success. His carefully word- ed Mr. Wendell L. Willkie, ambas- sador (Public Relations Officer) the Usher Hall, Edinburgh Monday warning was no occasion for at large for the U. S. A. and on the occasion of the freedom of alarm but sought to direct public at- tention 'President Roosevelt's personal re WHITEHORSE, Y, T., Oct. 16th. --Brigadier General James A. O- - that ciity being conferred upon him, to the magnitude of the pro- ject presentative arrived at the lotai Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the gravity of the situation. airport Monday with his party en Connar has arrived at this frontier warned his audience that the United It also portends immense expendi- ture route home from a thirty thousand settlement on the upper reaches oi Nations had reached a "stern and on munitions and war materials odd miles globe-encircli- ng trip the Yukon River to head the far sombre moment" in which they of all kinds which must be provided which took ' them to the fighting thest north service command ever must balance wisdom with daring, for our armed forces by the irionev fronts in North Africa, Russia and established by the United States " This statement is the closest refer- ence we subscribe for Victory Borjds. In China. The party arrived in a Con- solidated Army. , '.;-,'- ; ' he has so far made to the open- ing the last analysis all our war efforts Liberator B24 U. S. bom- ber In the pine and spruce forests of a "second front" by the Unit- ed centre in and around we who pro- vide which had been fitted out for fringing Whitehorse, General O'- Connor Nations. Naturally those in au- thority the funds which provide the transport purposes. As the Presi- dent's is organizing the Northwesi are just as anxious as the munitions with which our armed envoy the distnguished tra- veller Service Command, which will d;r-- - 1 f rest of us to institute such a proce- dure forces, in conjunction with those of had no official statement to and coordinate the supplying oi ect but they must be assured, all the United Nations, can and will make but he did issue a . prepared the American Army in Alaska and without the slightest shadow of a defeat our enemies. Frankly stated statement in which he pointed out the vital North Pacific area. Undei ioubt ,that such action can and will that his objectives for the trip were Alaskan IT IS UP TO US! his command is "the High De accomplished with complete and several: "to give encouragement' to. and .the vital roads, railways way our allies, to give an impetus to ; inland water - routes and pipe lhv action of the region. The Third Victory Loan Quotas orx British Columbia-Yuko- n and to by report the to undecided the 'Amencan countrie peo s, General O'Connor takes over th( ple on the facts I found and the con new assignment after extensive ex Total Sixty Million, Yukon-Atl- in $375,000. clusions I reached." Mr. Willkie de- clined perience on the Alaskan Highway to make any observations on He supervised construction on tht any sujects beyond a reference to road's southern sector from head what he termed "flippant state- ments" British Columbia and the Yukon have been again divided into nine quarters at Fort St. John, B. C made by certain public of- ficials Divisions for the Third Victory Loan campaign which Will commence on Under his direction, engineer troops concerning his own expressed pushed through woods, uplands ani Monday, October 19th. opinion whilst in Russia concerning The Divisions, with the amounts to be raised in each area, are: swamps to thread a road througi the opening of a second front. the wilderness. Vancouver City (Division 1) $28,940,000 Throughout the trip, it was learn General O'Connor is 57 years old. Vancouver Suburban (Division 2) $2,650,000 ed, that the big four-engin- ed plane His Army career has taken him Coast (Division 3) $3,100,000 travelled without an escort. around the globe. He had charge New Westminster-Frase- r Valley (Division 4) . $3,245,000 -- D-- of whn Okanagan - Kamloops - Revelstoke (Division 5) ............. $2,565,000 the tunneling of Corregidor TIIE PEOPLE'S WAR that fortress was built in the Phil The Kootenays Division 6) .................. . $4,950,000 ippines, and he has supervised engi ' Northern B. C. (Division 7) $1,425,000 Canadians have pas'sed the thhd neer developments in many States Yukon-Atli- n (Division 8) $375,000 milestone" of the greatest war in his- tory. Because he was brought up in the Vancouver Island (Division 9) $12,750,000 In three of the most eventful white pine lumber region of Michi These Divisional allotments total $60,000,000. Another $15,000,- - years, liberty has been wrenched gan, he says that his present job is 000 is expected to come from the B. C.-Yuko- n's r f f share of natiional sub- - from men who were formerly free, somewhat reminiscent of his boy- hood scriptions, making a grand total of o,uuu,uuu. democracy has been smashed in a surroundings. dozen countries, .and Axis aggression General O'Connor was born at DISTINGUISHED PARTY managing editor of the Edmonton has reached flood tide. But, in those West Bay City, Mich., on July 19, AS Bulletin, Mr. Copeland of the p ist three years, there has been a vast 1885. His father, who was engaged VISIT THE YUKON change in the attitude of Canadians in the operation of logging railoads, GUESTS OF THE C. P. A- - Office department at Ottawa, Provincial John towards this war. Today there is a "Mike" Michael of the moved to Seney, Mich., when James i' 'Messrs. deepening realization that this is a Evans arrived in News, Edmonton and school there. a Hictinfniished Darty people's war-Mh- at it's v,.ir and was 5. He attended A v W v--- -0 - - and jrpur He went to the University of Mich- igan Whitehorse this week to get a bird's , and Rogers, private secretary my war and not just a war of men ' respectively to with view of the Yukon Territory business manager in uniform. Dame and latter to Notre eye I A. MacKinnon. Mr of Canad- - the Hon. James the intention of becoming a lawyer, and Alaska as the guests Ltd. The party Grant McConachie, general manager but abandoned the bar when Con- gressman ian Pacific Air Lines Hon. James A. Mac- -; of the C. P. A. western division was The army, the navy, the air force of the consisted Sheldon of Ishpeming, of Trade and' at the controls and Capt. Don V. and the merchant marine are loyal- ly nominated him for the United Kinnon, Minister Dominion parlia- ment Patry was co-pil- ot with Miss Ethel doing their part toward Victory. in the States Military Academy. Commerce John W. Fry, Hailes as stewardess. Mr. Barney Can we do less? Buy Victory Bonds His Worship O'Connor attended West Point Gerald O'Con- nor, Phillips, traffic manager C. P.- - A. to your limits from 1907. After receivi- ng Mayor of Edmonton, 1903 until assis- tant northern districts also came as far J. Ryley, his commission, he began to se2 K. C, Thomas of postal services as Whitehorse with the partyAfter way back they propose making i service in far-flu- ng lands. He was superintendent MacKenzie, post- master spending a day or two here looking stop at Dawson and are expected to in Cuba in 1909, in Hawaii in 1912 at Ottawa, A. R. Fraser M. over the various pojects now in arrive back in Whitehorse either to- night Edmonton, and then came back to continental at editor of the Ed- monton operation the party left yesterday Or tomorrow morning on their United States to study at the Engi-- ( Gerrie, managing Journal, J. R- - Hammond. morning for Fairbanks. On then return trip east. Continued on Page 6) PAGE TWO THE WHIT.EHORSE STAR, VHITEIIQRSE YUKON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 1942 security obtainable. Make your dollars work for you and your Coun-- at the same time. ; To no greater "Volem of the Yukon . purpose nor to any greater advant- age could you ' put them. The sur An Independent Journal est and most direct way to Victory and Peace is to buy Victory Bonds. Published every Friday f.t CORRESPONDENCE Whitehorse, ' Yukon Territory he White Pass and Yukon Route On the Trail of '98 Sept. 10, 1942. Dear Mr. Moore: Just a few line's from Hawaii The Gateway Route of Comfort, Safety and Service to Member of Canadian Weekly again to thank you for remembering Yukon Territory, Atlin District and Interior Alaska- - Newspapers' Association. the young lady who sang "The Chocolate Soldier" at your requost AIRPLANE SERVICE HORACE E. MOOKE ,- - Publisher on one of my pleasant visits to Whitehorse. The papers arrive in plane service, making connections northbound and south bunches sometimes, along with the bound with steamers at Skagway. Serving Whitehorse, ? Let us have faith that right makes Dawson News, but they're always might; and Via that faith Jet us to most welcome and I do so enjoy Carmacks, Selkirk, Mayo and Dawson. For information keeping up on the news of the Yu-kone- rs. the end dare to do our duty as we apply to any understand it. Lincoln. Guess Whitehorse is undergoing quite a change these days with all W H I T E P A S S A G E N T , o r OCTOBER 16th,, 1942 the men arriving there for work on 17 Commerce Bldg., Vancouver, B. C. the new road. What a glorious day it will be when this war has ended and Frank and I can hop into a car "IF YE BREAK FAITH" (after we get over to the mainland, of course) and drive up to Alaska THERE IS NO OTHER TOBACCO JUST LIKI OLD CHUM Commencing Monday Canadian? and the Yukon. I'm certainly look from coast to coast will be afforded ing forward to doing just that. another opportunity of serving their The months have simply flown country as well as themselves by down here since that memorable contributing their full share of the day of the Blitz when none of us funds necessary for war purposes would believe the excited voice of and, at the sarrie time, of making, the the radio announcer as he repeated soundest investment which this or over and over, "The Islands are any other country has to offer. under attack by the Japanese. It's This war is being Drought closer the real McCoy! Stay off the , home to us every day and although streets!" and then he proceeded to it has for over three years now call for all available doctors, defense taken a heavy toll, amounting in workers, and men in the armed some instances to'rlmost annihilat- ion, forces. It really took us an hour to we in Canada have yet to make actually wake up to the fact that it any substantial sacrifice commen- surate wasn't just a usual Sunday morn- ing with those exacted from maneuvers. But when a shell other nations less fortunate than went whistling by and hit the road ourselves. Slowly but. assuredly we not far from .our dormitory, we are being made to realize that each 'camexto" for sure. of us must match our courage, our I've been busy with U. S. O. resources and our Will" to Win shows week every as well as my against all that our enemies have regular job (at the Censorship Bur- eau) matched against us. It is a titanic! and I've enjoyed singing and . struggle needing on our part our giving monologues for -- the boys so greatest energies and all cur resour- ces much. very They are really the if victory is to be ours. We most appreciative audience., One must forget ourselves and our own j week I gave six shows which was individual interests for the present rather ' a large order after my daily and willingly do all inour power work, but I had a grand time doing ' for King and Country. This is no1 it. And I've seen parts of this is- land time to split hairs over little mat-- 1 and its fortifications that I ters to which some are prone to ordinarily would never have seen. give a measure of consideration al There's no. doubt in my mind but IV u i vu - n i u i i ivi together out of proportion to their that the Jap will receive a royal importance. Victory is all that welcome plus if they . try to attack The Tobacco of Quality counts: If that be lost then all is this island again. Last week my lost. , . hubby and I1 ! returned from a nine We in Canada, as in all the other days' visit CUT COARSE FOR MM CUT UNI FOR ROllINO YOUR OWN on the big island of Haw- aii United Nations, are pledged to an (ours is Oahu where Honolulu all-o- ut effort. . To this end each and is located). We gave eight shows in everyone of us must serve and save the nine nights we were over there to the utmost of our ability. No so you can see, we really kept busy. more is asked of any of us. We I sang solos, Frank sang solos, we the Pacific. Barbed wire, gun em- placements, 'TTTYTXXITYTTTTTrXXXS23tH cannot do less if we are to remain' taped windows, air sang duets, I gave monologues, and J loyal ' to the rich heritage we are then Frank led tne fellows ' in a raid shelters every place, soldiers, IV. H. THEATRE privileged to enjoy, the cause we are Sing-Son- g. We had a marvelous' sailors and marines by the hundreds pledged to uphold and to all mem- bers time making the rafters ring with ' on the streets all remind us con- stantly Whitehorse jfukon of our fighting forces in what- - laughter when I sang "Let Me CalL that we are definitely in a ever theatre of war they may be You Sweetheart" War Zone. The boys in the armed to one of the Col- onels, located. It is a sacred trust with or an old Army Sergeant, or forces arfe still hoping that the Japs Shows Every which we are entrusted. Let none a timid will come back so that they can private. Of course, , it plead- ed of us shirk our responsibilities nor the boys immensely, especially give them back a hundred fold what Night treat flppantly the call now about when one of the soldiers would we experienced here on Dec. 7th. to be made to national service. , j hand Frank his gun to use for the, Please give my ALOHA to all my (Except Sundays) Particulars of the Third Victory occasion. , friends in Whitehorse, and thanks Pictures changed thrice Weekly. ?i Loan "appear on another page of this j Hawaii is still the land of flowers again for those Whitehorse Stars! issue. The terms of same are most and palm trees, but it's also a very Harriet Kernahan. See Bulletin Board for Particulars. attractive and afford the greatest much fortified rock in the middle of ALOHA NUI OIE, fXXXXXXXXXXXXXgXXTTTTTTIIli VICTORY LOAN DRIVE FOR $750 nnn nnM. OPENS MONDAY 'Sj I . - tv.- - PrfcrATfiS" rill , .- -. WHEN FRANCE FELL, and Britain stood with her back to the wall, one strong jaw jutted out, and the grip of one clenched fist shook the Empire. ' .'' " - It was Churchill hurling Britain's decision across the channel. Quit? . . . Never! . . . . Fight? r .7 7 .71 77 '.. i'lt ' les, wrougy we oett oj aaversuy un victory is won. Today Canadians face challenge after challenge with the same unconquerable spirit. Today we are asked to do without so that our fighting men will have everything they need when they smash straight into the heart of enemy defences. Canada's ringing answer to this latest challenge will be: "Yes, we'll fight with the last ounce of our strength, and the last dollar we can earn and save." Canada's Victory Loan drive opens Monday. Canada's Victory Loan repre- sentative to will ask tot your answer soon. WEAR YOUR Will it be "No, I do not choose to do COMMANDO DAGGER HOW TO BUY my part"? Give your order to the Or will it be "Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! I will It is symbol indicating Victory Loan salesman who X a will lend all calls on you. Or place it in buy Victory Bonds! I my that you have bought the hands of any branch ot make victory sure." to help Bonds. any bank, or giv it to any support the new Victory Or send it trust company. to your local Victory Loan You will be laying up for yourself the best Of can Headquarters! you authorize v?ur employer to of all investments VICTORY BONDS start plan a regular for you payroll-saving- s Bonds are backed by all the resources of the may be bought in .lenomi-nations- cf $500, Dominion of Canada; they yield a fair rate $1000 and J50,$10D larger. Salesman, of interest; you can borrow against them; bank, trust company or your saleable when local Victory Loan Head- quarters and they are readily you will be glad to give need the cash assistance in mak- ing you every out, your order form. VICTORY. !Mf THE NEW fiCTORY BONDS riOTHlUG MATTERS fJOl'J BtfT PAGE FOUR THE W1UT.KII0ESE STAR, WHITEHQRSE. YUKON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 1942 ' . . , i 7 I f ATLIN NUGGETS Nick Coulter at the Government Atlin's new hospital, which wiU Provincial Home for Old Men, at soon be completed, is certainly a .Kamloops, B. C, and an old Sour- dough very beautiful building and now in C. friend of the Rev. George the finishing process as all the in7TT F. Pringle, "Sky Pilot of the Yu- kon" plumbing and wiring has been com- pleted by a first-rat- e plumber that in the Gold Rush days, has Mr. Stevens the foreman in charge written a lovely verse which was brought with him from Victoria printed the Kamloops Sentinel about six weeks We must say ago. and sent to The Alaska Weekly with that the work that has been accom- plished , compliments. dev. Pringle's by : five men the past few weeks ; is neany r.nbelieveable and Kamloops Inland Hub of the West: mm hearty congratulations are hereby In the evening of life I have come extended to Mr. btevens and the here to rest; 1 able men he has under him on the Tired of roaming in days that are 7 Winn&c atony ffadhttUtp- - works. . '. passed, . :- - Here I have decided to anchor at A Wartime Beverage Mr. Charles Rankin, fire insur last."' n ante chief for Messrs. Ceperley, REFRESHING, Rounsefell & Co. of Vancouver, B. INVIGORATING My cargo is unloaded, my sails they and ECONOMICAL C, who represent the Liverpool-Londo- n are unfurled, and Globe and the Phoenix ft I will battle no more with this Fire Insurance Companies of Eng- land, money-ma- d world. has been paying Atlina-visi- t May the storms of adversity never for the past week and as their local assail ;. agent is leaving Atlin, future insur- ance This haven of peace at the end of business has been placed in-th- e ' hands of Mr. Harry Clarke who has my trail. purchased ' lrom Marlow .the io A I will make this my home, respected agency. M, Rankin has left for ' ' ' by all: : coast and inland cities. And it holds all the charms of a - Mr. W. O'Neill, manager for ths bachelor's hall; This advertisement is not published or I go when I wish I come when I McRae interests at; Atlin, left Tues- day please, displayed by the Government of Yukon Territory. for Clear Creek in the Dawson I am as free as the air or the birds country for an examination of his in the trees. company's property there. No parasite landlord with malicious Nick Myatovic, one of Atlin's good citizens, has sold out his inter- ests intent ' YOUR CLOSEST FRIEND Can make me his slave or evict me in his Spruce Creek lay pro- perty for ... YOUR SLEEPING ROBE to V. A. Brister. Nick has rent; spent the past four or five years My neighbors are ..neighbors, neigh- bors . ..CHOOSE IT CAREFULLY mining on Spruce Creek and will be indeed; greatly missed by his many friends My friends they are friends, friends i your dealer for "PIONEER BRAND" "YUKON' when in ClucRDOWN or "MOUNTAINEER" DOWN-FILLE- D need. as he is leaving the camp for Van- couver. 1 robe. deeping The finest money can buy. One of these future days Write for Catalogue No. 53 end tell the of So us as life drifts me on to that un- known name we trust he may return to Atlin. your favorite dealer. shore Atlin's Christmas present :a I will rest here contented, I ask tor list for Atlin's armed men overseas - no more; at Sands' Store is filling up with Here await that last summons my donors names extremely well. If. God only knows, YOUR NAME ON YET? Don't Then lay me asleep where the wait to be asked. We would ment- ion Thompson River flows. the list will be closed suordy i6 , we want our boys to have this Xmas spending holidays. money in time for the.i Gems of Oougbt Yukon Electrical Com pa n y . Ltd . We are delighted to hear the last , If one lives Will be consult to small pit the Ruby Creek Hydraulic rightly, every effort pleased to hurt one will only help that boys cleaned one; up and, thought before you regarding for God will give the ability to doing so was going to be a dud had a pleasant surprise as it turned out overcome whatever tends to im- pede Light Power. Supplies and Installations " like this year's Canadian wheat progress. Mary Baker Eddy. t, harvest a bumper crop. If any speak ill of thee, fly home Sam Daniels who in past months to thy own conscience and examine W HITEHOR8 E, Y. T. has been so badly under the weath- er thine heart. If thou are guilty, it is is now to be seen gun in hand a fair instruction. George Herbert. around the lakes and woods, and say can he bring them down on the Draw the curtain of wing! night upon The World's News Seen Through injuries; shut them up in the tower o 1 . of oblivion and let them be as The Christian Science Monitor JAPANESE FATALISM though they never had been. An International Daily Newspaper " Francis Bacon. Truthful Constructive from Sensational- ism is -- Unbiased -- Free One of the greatest difficulties we Editorials Are Timely and Instructive and Its Daily must conquer if Japan is to be de- feated M.O. Young man, you ever been Features, Together with the Weekly Magazine Section, ' Make is Japanese fatalism. They bothered with athlete's foot? the Monitor an Ideal Newspaper for the Home. will sacrifice twenty thousand men Recruit Yes, sir, once when a . The Christian Science Publishing Society and think nothing of it. That makes footballer caught me kissing his One, Norway Street, Boston. Massachusetts them a vicious, powerful enemy. girl. Price J 12.00 Yearly, or $1.00 a Month This war is not so much individual Saturday Issue, including Magazine Section, 32.60 a Year. Introductory Offer. 6 Issues 25 Cents battles between ship and ship, man "I understand your neighbors are and man, as it is a terrifiic all-inclus- ive among the early settlers." Name-Add- ress ".- -.I ' struggle between the occid- ental "You -- wouldn't think so if you I and the oriental mind. Rev., could see the bill collectors climbing SAMPLE COPY ON REQUEST Father Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. their front steps." V- - The Minister of Finance of the Dominion of Canada offers for public subscription 750,000,000 THIRD VICTORY LOAN Dated and hearing interest from 1st November 1942, and offered in two maturities, the choice of which is optional with the subscriber, as follows: Fourteen-yea- r Three and one-ha- lf year 3 Iloncls VA Iloncls Due 1st November 1056 Due 1st May 1 0 4 0 PAYABLE AT MATURITY AT 101 4 PAYABLE AT MATURITY AT 100 Callable at 101 in or after 1953 , Non-callab- le to maturity Interest payable 1st May and November Interest payable 1st May and November Bearer denominations, Bearer denominations, $50, $100, $500, $1,000, $5,000, $25,000 $1,000, $5,000, $25,000, $100,000 Issue Price: 100, Issue Price: 100, yielding 3.06 to maturity yielding 1.75 to maturity Principal and interest payable in lawful money of Canada; the principal at any agency of the Bank of Canada and the interest semi-annuall- y, without charge, at any branch in Canada of ' any Chartered Bank. Bonds may be registered as to principal or as to principal and interest, as detailed in the Official Prospectus, through any agency of the Bank of Canada. Subscriptions for either or both maturities of I lie loan may be paid in full at (lie lime of application at the issue price in each vase without accrued interest. Hearer bonds with coupons will be available for prompt delivery. Subscriptions may also be made payable by instalments, plus accrued interest, as follows 10 od application; 111 on 1st llecember 1JM2; , 111 on 2nd January I fl l.'l; 1H on 1st February 1!M3; l on 1st March IfM.'l; ltt.07 on the 3 bonds OR IU.3 on the l bonds, on 1st April UU.'I. The last payment on 1st April 1 13, covers the final payment of principal, plus Ai7 of lln the case of the 3 bonds and. 3 of I in the case of the 1 bonds representing uccrued interest from 1st November HU2, to the due dates of the respective instalments. The Minister of Finance reserves the right to accept or to allot the whole or any part of the amount of this loan subscribed for either or both maturities if total subscriptions are in excess of $750,000,000. The proceeds of this loan will be used by the Government to finance expenditures for war purposes. Subscriptions may be made through any Victory Loan Salesman, the National War Finance Committee or any representative thereof, any branch in Canada of any Chartered Bank, or any authorized Savings Bank, Trust or Loan Company, from whom may be obtained application forms and copies of the Official Prospectus containing complete details of the loan. The lists will open on 19th October 1942, and will close on or about 7th November 1942, with or without notice, at the discretion of the Minister of Finance. o ) Department of Finance, Ottawa, 16th October 1942. PAGE SIX THE WIHT.EIIORSE STAR, WHITEHORSB. YUKON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 1942 L 10 GRAPHICAL SKETCH Army Engineers are now trained, as rppimpntal commander and later BiilGADIER GENERAL J commandant. He crossed the con A. O'CONNOR OFFICER IN tinent in 1940 to be engineering of WASTE TIME COMMAND U. S. ARMY HERE. ficer for the Western Defense Com WHY ? mand. with headquarters at the - - - - " (Concluded from page 1) Presidio 7 in San Francisco and a necrs'School at Washington Bar- racks. Monterey, Calif. During this period In the years before the first he became well known along the World War, he had a part in the construction of such .historic pro- jects Pacific Seaboard. 1942 O'Connor received in Early the Lincoln Memorial and OUR LADIE S BLOUSES as f he assignment which led to his pre Memorial in the nat- ion's t tie Arlington sent duties. He took charge ot the capital. southern sector of the Alaskan In 1917 O'Connor was with the Highway, the sector which stretches ARE LIMITED Mounted at El Paso, 9th Engineers northward along the British Columbia-A- lberta He -- saw duty overseas in Tex. border in western Can- ada, France in, 19 1:3 an- - 1919 witn the and then bends westward Everything from Tailored Styles 7Cth and was 39th and Divisions, across the , mountains toward the hack at Engineers' School in 1920. Yukon Territory and Alaska. It to Frilly Frothy Sheers During the next. two years he fought and was a wilderness assignment Mississippi River floods Irom the O'Connor lived in tents and ate district engineer's office at Vicks-bur- g, field rations with his toiling troops. Miss., and many men and wo- men As commanding officer of the along "01' Man River" still re- member O'Connor's .efforts to keep f Northwest Service Command, Gen Here, There and Everywhere eral O'Connor has been placed in the rampaging waterway from their charge of all Army undertakings in homes. . British Columbia, Alberta, and t!.e They'll Mix or Match with From 1923 ...uritli.lv 1926. O'Connor Yukon and Northwest Territories. ith thfl fTnitnrl Stnfp! Armv . . ... . . . n tt He also is in charge of the White Charm and Fashion. D. C. He , Engineers in Washington, , ,., ps! and Yukon Railway, which helped construct the capital's p-- - f, crosses the Coastal Range from sent water-suppl- y system and out Fkgway, Alaska, and the Alaskan lined a new aqueduct to tap. the . Pol orriac River. Before Congress- ional Highway, which connects interior North America with Fairbanks in DON'T SHIRK ! committees he presented the the heart of Alaska. With respect sf nH v fnr hvHrnplpntrio rlpvplonmpnt .. ., T, . ' , ... , , to domain and area, this is one of oi . the Potomac drafted by a staff . . V the largest Service Commands. under General Max C. Tyler. I mi tit ii x r- - r i From 1927 until 1931 O'Connor -- ine ionnwesi service Nomina nci was . an instructor at the Command I was formally set- - up in September, War Savings Stamps and General Staff School at Fort shortly after a trip to the region by Leavenworth, Kansas. He crossed I Lieutenant General Brehon Somer- - the Pacific to the Philippines in 1931 vell, chief of the Army Service of and for nearly three years supervis- - Supply. At that time General cd the drilling of a million cubic Somervell conferred extensively feet of tunnels in Corregidor's with General O'Connor and other Northern Commercial C0.IM shaggy rocks. These tunnels a de- cade officers on the scene. later Were to be the refuge for --o- thousands of hard-press- ed and out- numbered PREPARATION American soldiers. From 1934 until 1937 O'Connoi It is impossible you should take was with the Army Engineers at true but weather root by the fair JXIXXXXU: Buffalo, N. Y., where he reviewed 3 that you make yourself; it is need- ful the studies for. the much-discuss- ed that you frame the season for St. Lawrence River seaway under- taking. Fresh Butter your own harvest. Shakespeare 1 He was associated with an engineering district which Included What stubbing, plowing, digging, Cured and a and harrowing is to the land, that Try BURNS M the American shores of Lake Erie, Slu'imrockBrand Creamery Butter M Meats thinking, reflecting, examining is t Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence j EffffS the mind. George Berkeley. . River system. From 1937 until 1940 O'Connor Get away from the crowd when was at Fort Belvoir, Va., where oar you can. Keep yourself, to yourself, Burns' Famous Shamrock Brand Products if only for a few hours daily. Ar- thur a cxxixxinxxxr LXXXXj XXXXXXX1 Brisbane. "BUILD WESTERN PAYROLLS" One's first lesson is to learn one's self; having done this, one will nat-uall- y, A PATRON through grace from God, .for- give n You Can Buy No Better 99 his brother and love his ene- mies. rtV' BRAND Mary Baker Eddy. FOR 8 ! (car i Study to shew thyself approved Burns & LimitedJ unto God, a workman that needeth Company FVlonnnTpn not to be ashamed, rightly dividin-- j YEARS the word of truth. IITimothy 2:15. rxxxxxi lzxxxx: :XXXXXXXXrXXXXXX X TXX XX X X X 1 We have a letter from up-coun- try Joy does not happen. It is the The writer states inevitable result of certain lines fol- lowed she has used "all kinds of and laws obeyed, and so a canned milk" but Pacific matter of character.-M- . B. Babcock. A GRAND GIFT Milk continually since she began it "because of" its Informal sources at Ottawa state for the troops! richness and flavor. That that Canadian and United States was eight years ago." price control measures will b 2 EASY TO SEND, easy to prepare. It's only real excellence that closely 5 linked together. As Can- adian Mix KLIM powdered milk with could bring milk , a price officials studied the a pre- ference cold water for an instant supply like this. new set-u- p at Washington they of natural-tastin- g pasteurized milk. found evidence that Canada had from 16-o- z. Nearly 4 quarts a can. blazed the way for economic control Pacific Milk throughout the U. S. A. At the pre-- r sent time Canadian and American, KLIMjMILK IRRADIATED Or COURSE cost of levels living are on a fairly Copyright, The Borden Co. Ltd.. 1942 comparative basis. PAGE SEVEN feet on each side of the base line. Registration of any document $2.00 . .When $500.00. has been expended Other claims shall not exceed five Recording an abandonment $2,00 , 6r paid the locator may, upon hav- ing hundred feet in length by one thou- sand If it affects more than one claim a survey made, and upon com- plying feet in depth. Claims shall be For each additional claim .... $1.00 with other requirements, ob- tain as nearly as possible rectangular in ' Abstract of Title a lease for a term cf twenty-on- e form and shall be marked by two For first entry ... .......;.:.;.... $2.00 years with the right to renewal Synopsis of Mining Law legal posts, one at each end of the For each additional entry ....... .50 for further terms of twenty-on- e claim, numbered "1" and "2" re- spectively. For copy of Document years. Claims located prior to July Yukon Territory Location posts of creek , Up to 200 words . ................ $2.50 7, 1917 may upon fulfilling similar claims shall be placed the base on For each additional 100 words .50 requirements, be Crown Granted. line, and of all other claims parallel For grant of water Leases, renewals of leases, and to the base line, and on the side of For 50 inches or less ... $10.00 documents relating to leased claims the claim nearest the creek river of or For 50 to 200 inches . ......... $25.00. shall be recorded with the Mining Any person eighteen years age towards which it fronts. For 200 to 1,000. inches ...... $50.00 Recorder in or over shall have the right to enter, triplicate. locate, prospect and mine upon any " A discoverer shall be entitled to a For each additional 1,000 inches Schedule of Fees claim 1,500 feet in or fraction thereof .............. $50.00 lands in the Yukon Territory, length, and a Recording every claim $10.00 whether vested in the Crown or, party of two discoverers two claims, QUARTZ MINING For a substitutional record . $ 10.00 otherwise, for the minerals defined each of 1,250 feet in length. Application for a lease .. . $10.00 Subject to the boundaries of other in the Yukon Quartz Mining Act The boundaries of claim For a certificate of improve- ments Yukon Placer Mining Act, any may claims in good standing at the time and the be . . ... 5.00 enlarged to the size of a claim of its location, a mining claim shall certain reservations set out in 14 after with allowed the If recorded .within days by if the Act, enlarge- ment be rectangular in shape and shall the said Acts. does not interfeie expiry date .........I. ...... $5.00 . with the not exceed feet in 1,500 length by If after 14 days and within rights of cither persons or terms of 1.500 feet in width. No person shall enter for mining three months . $15.00 any agreement with1 the crown. purposes or shall mine upon lands Every claim shall be marked on If after three months and with- in owned or lawfully occupied Dy an- other An application for a claim may be the ground by two legal posts, one six months . . . ..... .. $25.00 until adequate security has filed with the Mining Recorder at eacn extremity of the location Recording every certificate of been furnished to the satisfaction of within ten days after being located line, numbered "1" and "2" respect- ively. of work $5.00 the Mining Recorder for any loss or if within ten miles of the Recorder's On the side of No. 1 post For a certificate of partnership $5.00 damage which may be thereby office. One extra day shall be al- lowed facing No. . 2 post shall be inscribed Recording assignment, abandon-- , caused. . :y . for every additional ten miles tne name of the claun, a letter in- dicating inent, affidavits, or any other claims are being located or fraction thereof. A claim may be the direction to No. 2. post, document $2.50 Where than one located on Sunday or any . public tne number of feet to the right or If document affects more than situated more which are the Mining Re- corder's holiday. left of the location line, the date of one claim, for each additional hundred miles from ... . .. .. $1.00 claim location and the of the locator. not less name office, the locators, Any person having recorded a of six No. 2 the side No. For granting period Un post, on facing than five in number, are authorized claim shall not have the right to lo- cate months within which to re- cord 1 shall be inscribed the to meet and appoint one of their another claim in the valley or post,, name $4.00 of the the date of claim, location, number as emergency recorder, basin of same creek within sixty For an abstract of the record of and the of the locator. who shall as soon as possible deliver days of locating first claim. name a claim: the application and fees received to Title The claim shall be recorded with- in For the first entry $4.00 the Mining Recorder for the District. fifteen days if located within ten For each additional entry .50 own a Any person having complied with miles of the mining RffcoKler's of- fice; For , copies of any document re- -, two or more persons If the provisions of the Ac i with resp- ect-to one additional day shall be al- lowed corded where same do not contri- bute shall each such person claim, locating and recording a tor every additional ten rrnes exceed three folios - $4.00 hisinterest '4 to proportionately ' claim shall be entitled to" a granT or fraction thereoi. Where such copies exceed three t 6 be: done required to. the work ToTone year arid shall have the ab- -, folios, 30 cents per folio for ancTWhen proven to - the Adjoining claims not exceeding thereon, solute right of renewal from year every folio over three. Gold Commissioner that he has not eight in number may be grouped, to year thereafter, provided during For recording a power of at- torney vested his interest may be tne representation work done so each year he does or causes to be necessary to stake from one in the other co-own- ers. for each claim may then be per- formed done $200.00 worth of work of the person .......... $4.00 The survey of a claim made by a claim, files with the Mining Recor- der on any one or more of the For recording a power of attor- ney claims in the duly qualified Dominion Land Sur- veyor within fourteen days after the group. to' stake from two per- sons shall be accepted as defining expiration of the claim an affidavit Every application for a full claim . . $8.00 absolutely the boundaries of the showing a detailed statement of the shall be made on Form "A" and .for For recording an assignment or claim surveyed, provided the survey work and pays the required renewal a Fractional claim on Form "A-1- ". other document relating to a authori- ty fee. quartz mining lease $3.00 is approved by the proper and remains unprotested during GROUPING No person is entitled to locate Rental, whole or fractional min- eral more than one claim in the same claim granted under., the period of advertisement. Under certain conditions claims mining district within twenty days. lease for term of 21 years. . $50.00 A person about to undertake a and " the work re- quired Rental for renewal term of 21 be grouped may mineral claim is se- cure The timber on a bona fide prospecting trip may to be performed to entitle years $200.00 Recorder reserved until the Mining Recorder the Mining renewals of Dredging from to the owner or owners record at his certifies that the same is required written permission to months. the several claims grouped may be for use in mining operations on the A lease may be issued for a per- iod six own risk a claim within performed on any one or more of claim. The Commissioner, however, of fifteen years for a continuous A legal post must stand four feet the claims in, the grouping. If the may issue a permit to holders of stretch of river not exceeding ten are owned by more miles in length giving the exclusive above the ground, squared or laced claims grouped other claims to remove the timbers for the upper eighteen inches and than one person a partnership for use in their mining operations right to dredge for gold, silver and creating a joint and The lessee must have at four inches across the agreement where other timber is not readily platinum. measuring The post must be several liability on the part of all available. least one dredge in operation on the faced portion. the owners for the joint working of leasehold within three years. firmly fixed in the ground. and Title the claims shall be executed Petroleum and Natural Gas Priority of location shall be' deem- ed filed with the Mining Recorder. having" complied with A lease may be -- issued for a per- iod Cer- tain Any person to convey priority pf right. Taxes and Fees the provisions of the Act with re- gard of twenty-on- e years for an area be heard and de- termined of not to exceed 1,920 disputes may and recording a acres giving locating of two and to by a Board of Arbitrators. Royalty at cent, the rate, on the value of claim shall be entitled to hold it for the right to the petroleum and nat- ural one-ha- lf per on the area leased. A rent- al gas of the record, own- ed the date claims grouped or from the Yukon one year from Grants of all gold shipped is charged of 50 cents , per acre made re- newable thereafter from year to year, be to the Com- ptroller. and by one person may date. Territory shall be paid provided during each year he does for the first year and $1.00 per'acre on the same for each subsequent . work the year. causes to be done on for . or claim to a PLACER MINING For grant claim to the value of $100.00 and Assay Office natural water one year shall, within fourteen days after the An Assay Office is maintained by of grant Creeks means any For renewal width of within 14 days expiration of the year, - satisfy the the Government at Vancouver.' average renewed Tf an course having feet . $10.00 Mining Recorder that the work has where gold exported from the Ter- ritory and fifty date less hundred after expiry than one and within 3 been done, and pay the Certificate will.be purchased at its full between its banks. If after 14 days hundred dollars " of Work fee. One value. Creek claims shall not exceed five months and , within 6 m-3- V be paid in lieu of assessment G. A. JECKET,L months 3 measured If after hundred feet in length, v, $45.00 work. , Controller. along the base line, by one thousand months PAGE EIGHT THE WIUT.EIIORSB STAR, WHITEIIORSE. YUKON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 1942 Mr. George Black, M.P., and Mrs. NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS I lock spent last week-en- d in town OF WHITEHORSE en route to the coast. Visualize and Winterize We' regret to report that Lucy, the Owing to the prevalence of seven-ye- ar old daughter of Mr. and dysentry and measles in the district Mrs. T, Nakashima died suddenly at and the danger of same becoming the local hospital yesterday. epidemic, the representatives of the Now is the time to "Winterize" your car. Miss L. V. Brewster of Penning- ton, Medical Health Officer in White-hor- se Check over your oil supply and batteries have issued the following in- structions B.C., who has been vacationing for the past , month, spent last week- end as a preventive measure We can replace with new bat teries or re-char- ge your old further spread of these to safeguard in town the guest of Rev. L..G. :' ones- - '- -. and Mrs. Chappell at Christ Church diseases: Rectory.'1 (a) That the Public School in A NEW SHIPMENT OF ANTIFREEZE HAS ARRIVED. Whitehorse be closed. Mr. Kjorth of the bridge con- struction under 16 children (b) That all dept. of the Dowell Con- - Drive in Comfort years of age be prohibited , slructon Co., left by C.P.A. plane from attending the Picture this week for his home irf California. show or any public gatherings. Have a heater and de-- f roster installed in your car for the Mr. A. E. James, Chief Steward on (c) That all restaurants in winter months. the str. Yukon this season and Art Whitehorse be prohibited from Wa!kden arrived from Fairbanks by serving raw untreated water and AGENTS FOR GENERAL MOTORS. Pollock Airways plane Tuesday to their patrons. left the following morning for the AH residents of the town are urg- ed, coast.'. - in the interests of their own Mr. Crawford, office superintend- ent health to boil or chlorinate or. other TAYLOR &DRURY Ltd for the Dowel Construction Co., wise treat their water so as to .ren left Wednesday by C. P. A. plane der it safe for use. Do not drink for Edmonton to meet Mrs. Craw- ford any water vou are not sure of. who is arriving to take up her For MEDICAL HEALTH OFFICER residence here. We welcome her Oct. 15th, 1942. Whitehorse, Y.T. into this community and trust her stay here will be a happy one. VICTORY LOAN SUNDAY Adrian Spidal, who functioned as sports editor for the Star during the , OCTOBER 18, 1942 baseball season with conspicuous success, left for Seattle, Wednesday CHRIST CHURCH along with the other members of the Special address . at evening service. office staff engaged on the new railroad project. All Welcome. Our New Personal Christmas Card Have Arrived. Come in Early and make Your Selection. WHITEHORSE EDMONTON TRY THE DRUG STORE FIRST via Daily except Sunday, H. G- - MACPHERSON Watson Lake Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Grand Prairie. Lv. WHITEIIORSE PHARMACY. Whitehorse 8.30 a. m., Y. T. ' WHITEHORSE VANCOUVER Daily except Sunday, via Latest Arrivals Fort St. John. Prince George. Lv. Whitehorse 8.30 a. m., Y. T. Genuine Hand-Mad- e MOCCASINS WHITEHORSE DAWSON CITY Lv. Whitehorse 9.00 a. m . Bin Chief Brand Tuesday-Thursda- y. Returning Lv. Dawson City 9.00 a. m. INDIAN SLIPPERS Wednesday-Frida- y. Hyawatha Brand Information and reservations: Slippers J. A. Barber, Canadian Pacific Air Lines, Whitehorse. SLIPPER MOCCASINS (Yukon Division: Services of Yukon Made by Huron Tribe. Southern Air-Transport- .) Leather Suede Jackets Mackinaw oats Wool Sweaters AIR LINES New Dresses. PASSENGERS , MAI I fXPRtSS Also a nice line of FUR COATS FOR. SALE Quantity of second- -, Office S. VANDT, - Main Street hand corrugated iron sheets in FOR SALE McClary kitchci good cond:tion. Apply at Star range. Apply Star Office.