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Whitehorse Star, v. 42, no. 4, Friday, January 23rd, 1942.

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Frc-- - . VOLUME XXXXII. No. 4 .WHITEHORSE, YUKON FRIDAY; JANUARY 23rd, 1942 f MACPHERSON-HARTNE- Y TOWN TAKES FIFTH NUPTIALS AT TRENTON . ;HOCKEY GAME BY OF LOCAL INTEREST. ti AR-.O- W MARGIN I A wedding, of much local interest An enthusiastic crowd turned out was solemnized in St. George's An- - I to last Sunday's imbroglio to see glican . Church, Trenton, Ont., on -- who would survive, the battle for Saturday,' "January 3rd, when Mist; I supremacy between the Town and Eileen Pridden, daughter of Mr. and fWhitepsss! The Town eked out a Mrs. Russell Hartney of Saskatoon, - -- fleas' joined in the holy bonds of ma ?6 1o 5 decision in a hectic 60. min-iiit- es which saw 18 penalties handed trimony to Edward Grant Macpher- son, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. 5 out for a grand total of one hour ;in the cooler. It was a tough game G. Macpherson of Whitehorse. Rev jto lose but a tougher game to ref--,er- ee. J. . L. Hutchinson" officiated- - with Jack Lee took a lot of abuse Miss Galna as organist. fand showed admirable self-contr- ol. Given in marriage by her father the bride was attended by Miss His policy of checking rough or foul iplay and striving for clean play is Marion Urquhart of Montreal.LAC . of Toronto was in Robert Buckham a fine one and should yield results. j ,v,'.v.v.-.v.-.v.-.v- . w attendance the groom whilst On Sunday, however, he certainly upon I gave his whistle a workout ancl BRITISH PLANE, H. Donald Armstrong and Sub. TO A GERMAN U-BO- AT THAT SURRENDERED Lieut. C. "Gray d Lloyd (both of slowed up an otherwise fast game, SAFELY BROUGHT TO A BRITIS T PORT Toronto) acted as ushers. Miss Les- - wt6 the spectators amusement. Hill-Eto- n's Callan of Montreal sang "O Per i lie 10 minute penalty and Dennis surrendered toan aircraft of the Brit- ish The German U-bo- at, which fect 'Love" during the signing of the Blakert banishment were high-- ? being made fast in a British I Command in Coastal -- Mid-Atlantic, register. The church was tastefully lights of the game, British ratings the Royal Navy. towed by she port whither was decorated with white chrystanthe-mum- s, The scoring opened when Yardley the submarine's hull shows marks of the, flying- -boat's can be-see- n aboard boughs' of fragant , evergreens I Whitepass defenceman, passed be-'- "l Wllets. It will be recalled that the German submarine Columbia holly British sprays. and fore his own goal and Todd put the surrendered to an attacking Hudson of the had after the crew White tapers were used to decorate j puck behind Macdonald. Phelps uuarded" for nearly four hours by was." British Coastal Command, the church and mark off the guest '! added another for the Town, then which circled round the, submarine, guns at the ready, the aircraft There was a large attend- ance f Cooper beat Manning from cloe in. boat. A British ship arrived pews. until relieved by a Catalina flying at the church and also at the I Porter, Todd,' and Bird each got prisoner from the air for 13 been kepi after the U-b- oat had reception which was held at the' I four minutes this period; Fred hours home of the bride's aunt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boyce. 'Bird and Cooper each got two. Harold Hartney of Wash- ington, 4 and the for- - STAFFORD CRIPPS Colonel Porter combined nicely GOVERNOR OF ALASKA SIR I mer boosted the score to 4 to 1 for PROTESTS RELINQUISHING POST D. C, the bride's uncle, pro- posed - VIGOROUSLY AMBASSADOR the toa.st to the bride. The j the Town. BRITISH INCREASE IN ALASKAN bridal couple left later for the 5 In the second period Macdonald TO THE U- - S. S. R. 'SHIPPING RATES. Laurentians on a holiday trip. Mr, took off' the goalie pads and scored t.u n;t5ev, Trweitrn offirp has 1 H. G. Macoherson left Whitehorse I unassisted. Hilton was sent off for 1 I ir AJl 1 LlOil 4. v.- - I two minutes but talked himself Declaring the announced forty-fiv-e announced that Sir Stafford Cripps, by'Y. S. A. T. plane for Edmonton 4 into ten to the disgust of his team per cent increase on freight and British Ambassador to Russia, is re-iinguis- hing where he transferred to a Canadian that at his own re- quest. Airways 'plane and arrived in the post mates and the '"enjoyment of the i passenger rates by the Alaska and Porter each It is understood that the dis- tinguished east in time to be present at this s crowd. Macpherson Steamship Co., as "an outrage Lr. diplomat will" be return- ing great event. countered for the Town, puttin.? Ernest Gruening, Governor of Al- aska, future. The . was born and raised I them three, goals ahead. Macdon-- i to England in the near groom aid, Cooper, Phelps, and Porter each has made a vigorous protest to Sir Archibald Clark Kerr, at pre in Whitehorse. is a graduate of Tor- - Authorities at Washington, D. will sue- - onto University and has excelled I took" turns on the bench for an as-- I the sent envoy to Chungking, sortment of penalties and Dennis nrpsiimablv the' Martime Commis- - cir otaffnrrl Crinns as British in cnemistry. u me presem univ Blaker was sent out of the game. In sion. "After pointing out that the ' Ambassador to Russia. he is engaged in research work in cost of living irr Alaska is a serious the laboratories of one of the larg- est 4 the third period Macdonald got an affecting the welfare 01 chemical companies in Eastern. other penalty and two more goals, problem ATLIN NUGGETS individual the Governor goes Canada. Heartiest congratulations Hilton got another penalty and one every irom and on to state "A recent study by the George Landers returned ! from the north are extended to the Bird another penalty I goal." got of his National Federation of Fedei ol em- ployees Whitehorse to pack up some bridal couple together with the very I no goals, while Macpherson got a and return to based on conditions existing worldly possessions best of wishes for their future wel- fare I goal and no penalties. Toughest accompanied with his nearly a year ago and before the Whitehorse and happiness. A most cordial moment for the Whitepass was understand show that the wife and child. We welcome awaits them when they emergency present when Hilton shot and. goal-umpi- re j interest in difference in the cost of living in George has purchased an make their trip to the Yukon in, it I Perchie half raised his hand, then and cafe at Whitehorse Alaska as contrasted with New a bakery is hoped, the not far distant future.. f shook his head. Whether the puck and .his Atlin friends wish him hte 35.52 per was o- - and Washington i struck the net and rebounded or York his undertaking: best in new J struck the edge of the goal was de- - cent higher in Ketchikan, 59.82 49.40 cent per in very Mr. W. W. Acheson Jr., secretary "WALKING OUT" UNIFORMS f bated hotly long after the final cent in Juneau, cent per in Cordova, for the Spruce Creek Placers Ltd., TO BE ISSUED TO " whistle blew. The Whitepass press- - Seward, .75.50 per 109.45 flew in from Vancouver to clear up CAN ADIAN. SOLDIERS. ed savagely for the - equalizer and 88.85 per cent in Anchorage, business matters on behalf o f For : economical reasons and on in some I had the edge in ' the last period. in Nome and 116.16 per cent dthe theory that two suits wear more Ilia Luiujjciii.y kv.iv- - 0 - I They were without their regular Fairbanks." the U. S. Forces, which he intends than twice as long as one does new that. realized some goalie while the Town felt the ..b-- It is of course future unforms" are shortly ..to be in that 'to do in the very near sence of Metcalfe and the Murray increase would be justifiable congratulations and best issued to Canadian soldiers to bo Hearty guarded delavs have been costly to trans when off duty These will be brothers. Wes Manning "black-outs- " wishes for a safereturn go' to him ti worn I the Town net in place of Dr. Roth. port company's where rates have from his jTnjTAtlin friends. He "walking out" uniforms and to bo Keep February 14th free for tho are in force insurance impositions intends flying south any day and in addition to the uniforms which 1 and remember skat- - been raised and other to the soldiers have Hockey Dance rejoining his parents in Seattle be- fore up present present war I ing nights are Sunday, Monday and made contingent upon joining up. worn for all occasions. Thursday. - v conditions. PAGE TWO THE Wl'lITEHORSE STAR, WIIITEIIORSE, YUKON FRIDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 1942 ern ship there was no more than a muffled murmur,, broken now and aain by the clang of the warning "Vqlom o the Yukon' gongs, as theJiridge; telegraph indic- ated flit) the order for' change of revol- utions. An Independent Journal The officer in control could work without distraction" ' Great Britain's navy was the first Published 'every Friday at in the world to experiment with Whilehorse, Yukon Territory this improvement v The White Pass and Yukon Route On the Trail of '98 'BRITISH NAVY'S PART -- LIBYAN PUSH The Gateway Route of Comfort, Safety and Service to Member - of .Canadian Weekly Yukon Territory, Atlin District and Interior Alaska- - ;The-Ecjrt- ji African campaign by Newspapers' Association. ; -- HORACE the 'British ilnfpire - forces is the AIRPLANE SERVICE K. MOORE Publisher .';R.- -t combined operation--4nyolv-ralkarrh- s of the fighting services" connections northbound and south- bound ' plane service, making ever undertaken : by any nation. In- - Let us have 'faith thatnght makes numbers of men' and weapons em- - X with steamers at Skagway. Serving Whitehorse, mieht: ' and in that iaitii . lei-tib- -.iu pto,Ym- - it eclipses - the.: previous- - re and Dawson. For information Carmacks, Selkirk, Mayo the end dare 'to do our duty as we cord---t he" Dardcrtejles ..campaign of understand it. - Lincoln '.. ,; 1915 In ; that operation 80,00Qmen .apply to any -:- "';'' were landed "py'the British at the JANUARY 23rd,1942, start of - the--' attack on the Gallipol) W H I T E P A S SAG E N T, o r Peninsula; in the.,,.whole course of 17 Commerce Bldg., Vancouver, B. C. Erafions OOjOOO men were trahs- - NEW BRITISH WARSHIPS portexlto the beaches and landed. ; , : . The NortftSAfrieari campaign of the The strengthening of the material oresent war .has "already employed jYYTYTTTTTTrTTrYTYTTTTTTTXTTTITTTTIIXTTTTTTmXTXTO resources of the British ..fleet has larger land forces 'tKarKwere then Dioceeiieu 1 i- -j en, a nno h-- v .. .. that v.- .- is hardlv . moved by sea; it has employed, .for 1U.1 realized because ot me secrecy .uwi the first time' in history, a fully HFresh Butter must necessarily surround all war- time equipped air force dependent on .the H and shipbuilding plans. sea for its supplies, and the naval Try BURNS But occasionally a corner of the and mercantile tonnage directly or m Meats Sliamrock Brand Creamery Butter Eggs H veil is' lifted. One Admiralty chief indirectly, concerned in the plan' is mentioned a little while ago, for larger than that needed for the example, that irtfa period of twelve- months Gallipoli campaign. H British shipyards "had com- pleted It may be said, theoretically, that Burns' Famous Shamrock Brand Products and delivered 480 new .war- ships the maintenance of the British army of all types, from the little alongside the ' French on the Eur- opean motor torpedo-bo- at up to battle continent during the World ships War I, was a bigger operation. How- ever, "You 3 Can Buy No Better" To get that figure into perspective then naval co-operat- ion was we must realize that the annual de- livery interimittent' and, in actual hostili- ties, schedule for peace time was the army was not directly sup- ported sixty ships of all types. Shipyards by the main 'body of the Burns & Company Limited; H their had multiplied therefore, fleet The enemy was not then con- cerned M peace, time output by eight. That with sea-bor- ne supplies for was for the navy alone. the reinforcement of . his armies. TrxixTxiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiinirunmiixiiiiiiinn The Prime Minister told the world British lines of overseas communis early in November that the new ation were, then, very snort. ish land forces, are from 3,000 sea the eastward side; to 12,000 sea merchant ship construction during The present North African cam- paign miles (Bombay to Suez )1 or 9,000 miles (Plymouth to Suez) on the ,the past four months had replaced supply lines, vital to the Brit- - sea miles (Wellington to Suez) on western side. 320,000 tons of current losses. That means, if the same rate of product- ion is maintained, a yearly output of nearly 1,000,000 tons. o "SILENCE CHAMBER" One .novel feature of Britain's latest-aircraft- " carriers is of greaf importance, though few persons outside the marine and engineering world know anything about it. This is the "silence chamber" be- tween the engine rooms and the. boiler rooms from which the engin- eer 'and officer of -- the watch control the working of both. ""During one of my cruises in such a ship in pre-w- ar days, soon after she 'was completed, writes the vet- eran naval correspondent, H. C. Ferraby, "I spent some time in that control room while the ship was making those frequent and rapid changes of speed which are neces- sary during the operation of sending off aircraft from the flying deck and landing again. Only those who have had . engine-roo- m experience k. -- . . . can fully appreciate how difficult it BRITAIN'S GROWING MECHANISED ARMY. is to keep the mind alert amid all the . normal poises,- - alert enough to New methods of warfare demand new weapons and more" mobitTltprces, --- and mbto.icleiba't4-- 1 cope with the, constantly changing talions are playing an important part - in rapid attack and defence. Here is a -- part of a newly-form- ed orders from the bridge British motor-cyc- le battalion raising the dust as they, set out at speed, bumping over 'W the plains of "In the silence room of this mod- - Eastern England, on reconnaissance exercises. v A. FRIDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 1942 THE WHITEIIORSE STAR, WIIITEITORSE, YUKON PAGE THREE PRIME MINISTER ,'4 ' CHURCHILL CROSSES "The House of Quality" ATLANTIC BY PLANE- - The enemy submarines operating in the Atlantic at the present time, were properly fooled if they hoped to be able to sink a ship with Prime Minister Winston Churchill aboard. Lingerie After spending a few days in Flor- ida he went on to Bermuda and from there' travelled by clipper to Plymouth, England. It was stated over the B. B. C. hat Mr. Church- ill operate the controls part of the NEW way and whilst so doing, informed the pilot that the ships nowadays are quite different to the type he GARMENTS was flying way back in 1913. He was given a great ovation on reach- ing BY London. BRITISH WOMEN DO MEN'S WORK IN BRICKYARDS 'BELGIUM ON VERGE OF Tailor-Mai- d It's heavy work but they can do ' it! British women trundling I STARVATION AND AN barrow-load- s of bricks in a famous London factory, where ! EPIDEMIC IS FEARED. bricks are made. They have taken the place of men called to the Colours. : " From Londan comes the report An that Belgium is on the verge of V. ALTER E. GILBERT NOW whose message, like that of Me.n starvation and an epidemic is fear- ed Assortment SUPT. VANCOUVER DIV. Kampf , no one paid any 'attention to this winter. Medical reports ; until too late. disclose tuberculosis is rapidly irt- -j ESTERN DISTRICT C.P.R. that creasing, adolescents are losing ten CONTROLLED AI3-LINE- S. I to twelve pounds when they' should DRASTIC CHANGES ARE j be gaining weight, children .Ham:. ir Will Please Canada's most famed One of vomit in school and Oedema (a who flew in France PREDICTED SHORTLY IN northland flyers form of dropsy) cases are filling the All. in World War I. and later became BRITISH WAR AND hospitals: Malnutrition is becom- ing one of Canadian Airways' execut- ives, COLONIAL OFFICES. general, Deaths from starvation Walter E Gilbert,, has been-name- d have already occurred and an epi- demic superintendent of the Van- couver Reports emanating from London is expected?'''" -- ' - SEE OUR STOCK TO-DA- Y division of the western dis- trict are to the effect that drastic Meat is unobtainable 7 sometimes set up by the Canadian Pacific yuanges, it is stated, are deemed for as long as a month, potatoes Railway to correate operation of the necessary because of the setbacks have all but disappeared from the Northern various air lines acquired in recent suffered in Malaya. Some go so markets and bread is being made Commercial months. far as to assert that the primefmin-iste- r from a mixture of wheat, rye and This district is under fnanage-me- nt has been .'"let down" by his flour. potato Coal is so scarce that Co. Ltd. of Grant W. C. McConachie, advisers on the situation in the factories are either partially or' en- tirely who recently became assistant to W. Orient. closed down. M. Neal, vice-presid- ent of Canadian Pacific Western lines, at Winnipeg. Mr. Gilbert's new Vancouver division extends northeast to Fort St. John, includes operations on Vancouver Island and throughout Your Nearest and Best the nteror of B. C. Canadian AirWays, Ginger Coote and Yukon Southern Air Transport are the three B. Q. companies oci- - direction. ating jointly . under Mr. Gilbert's FUR MARKET ! JAPANESE BOOK FOUND Furs consigned to us are sold in Open Auction to IN U. S- - STATE DEPT. AND PUBLISHED OVER. ' EAR 1942 Buyers who bid for Furs in Auction Sales everywhere. AGO FORETOLD PRESENT You are thus 'assured of Top Market Prices- - . AUCTION SALE DATES WAR ON THE PACIFIC . . 26th A Japanese book has come to January We make liberal cash advances on shipments await-in- g light in Washington which foretold March 2nd all about the Japanese war with the sale,' when requested.. Our selling charges arc lowej" States.' The book was pub- lished April ..... 8th United v......... Keniittanees ai'e sent innuediately a sale is concluded, in Japan over, a year ago May ........ 7th and . outlines- - Japanese strategy in , the Pacific " It states' that Guam July . 7th WE INVITE YOUR would be taken in; five days; Hong August 25th Kong in 12 days and Singapore in CORRESPONDENCE four ; months. An attack would be launched against the Hawaiin Is- lands and Alaska. The ultimate objective of the0 Japanese would be j Edmonton Fur Auction Sales Australia. Ample warning of the plans of Japan are contained in the boqk which was sent to the State LIMITED Department, but none seems to have paid much attention to it, and it was j thrown into a corner in the State ! Edmonton Alberta Department's office. It was only after the attack on Pearl Harbor, ; that someone recollected the book. STAR, WTTTTEITORSE. YUKON PAGE FOUR THE WITITEIIORSB hTr.H. DUKE OF evening of their life in quietude and CONNAUGHT FORMER comfort amid scenes where they GOVERNOR-GENERA- L OF have lived and laboured so faith-full- y CANADA AND FATHER OF and so long. -- n- PRINCESS PAT DIED ENGAGEMENT OF MISS FRIDAY KASTNER ANNOUNCED His Royal Highness Field Mar- shall the Duke of Connaught, K. Gs In last Sunday's issue of the Se- attle last surviving son of the late Queen Post-Intelligen- cer the engage- ment Victoria, father' of ' Lady Patricia of Miss Marguerite Kastner, Ramsay (Princess Pat) and a for- mer daughter .of Mr.' and Mrs. "0. F, Gcvernor-Gener- al of Canada, I Kastner, to Robert L. Burgner, son passed peacefully away at his home, (U IVIIS. 1VJ.C1I CL Jx.ll ,ui x u'" p.agshot Parkt Surrey, Kngland, on ma. Friday last, January Kith, at, the age The attractive bride-to-b- e attend- ed of 91 years ' the University of Washington and Cornish School. She has been FINE TRIBUTE TO MR A. accepted as an applicant to the PETCH OF ST. JOHN, N .B. medical art department at Johns WELL-KNOW- N HERE. Hopkins Medical School in Balti- more, but her plans . for going there In a recent , issue of the. Typo- graphical are indefinite. . "The purest Journal the following Mr. Burgner will be graduated in which tob line tribute is paid to Mr. Augustus in March from the University of can be smoked. Pctch of St. John, N. B., brother-in-la- w Washington fisheries department. to Frank and George Wilson, The wedding will be this spring. tm and a former member of the craft. The Kastners were residents here Mr. arvl Mrs. Fetch have been visit- ors for several years,. Mr. Kastner anr in Whitehorse on two occasions h is partner D. Coates operating the in the past and are well known to mail service between here anc t .pays to have all your PRINTING done at the STAR OFFICE. many of our readers. Dawson. "Augustus Petch is a charter member of No. 85 serving his ap- prenticeship in the St. John Globe Laurier Home Becomes National Historic Site in 1875 and has been an active member all the long years. "Gus" in local shops and local shops and in the United States before many of today's "Old Timers" started their apprenticeship. Mr. Petch is one of the outstanding printers of . the Atlantic coast and regarded as such among those active at- - the art and in fraternal circles. Today he is missed from the chapel in many ways. The Old-Time- rs all swear by Gus and the younger fellows say he has a heart as big as all out-doo- rs. Mr. Fetch is now re- tired and enjoys the pension fund.. To know him is to appreciate his thorough grounding in faithful, con- scientious service. He went into the Globe office when he was ten years .old. He says he had to stand eh two type boxes to reach the case." ' Their many friends here take comfort an the thought that Mr. and Mrs. . Fetch, are both enjoying the IIlIIIlIIIIi ITT ITTTTTYm - "BUILD WESTERN PAYROLLS' A PATRON i i wrm txm mm mm i i JrV' BRAND j FOR 8 JVAPORATED YEARS I nside and out, the home of Sir and other national figures, the ed handmade rugs and represen- tative We have a letter froni up- -' Wilfrid Laurier at St. Lin. Laurier house containsifmany paintings by Arthur Lis-me- r. country The writer states Que., has been restored as closely treasures of French-Canadia- n art The exterior of the house as possible to and handicraft. Old has been build- ing she has used "all kinds of the condition in furniture of renovated and the which it stood onthe day100 the period was taken there from has been moved back into the canned ' milk" but. Pacific years ago when the great Cana- dian several parts of the province; tex- tiles centre of the property which has Milk continually.since she statesman was born within from Isle-aux-Coudr- es, Char- levoix been .levelled and beautified. A began it "because of 'its , its humble walls. Decorated and County;, other, articles, large boulder bea$Sg a bronze m and flavor. That made about the time Sir Wilfrid tablet serves as a monument to richness furnished in the best' possible Was born,, from' the Isle of Or- leans. Sir Wilfrid. was eight years ago." taste with authentic furniture The interior ' walls, cov- ered These pictures of the Laurier It's only real excellence that and materials belonging to the with hand-mad- e linen woven home at Sti Lin, which is less could bring a milk a pre- ference Canadian period and typical of French in Quebec, make an admirable than 37 miles from Montreal by-Canadi- an handicraft, the house background for the furnishings Pacific Railway, shpw: like this. of is a memorial 4o French Canada and pictures. Among the many The front of the house, top left; a century ago' as well as to typical items are a grandfather 19th century sofa in living room, Pacific Milk its great leader, Sir Wilfrid clock with wooden Laurier. movement, top right; old furniture in cast iron stove with two decks, ground-floo- r bedroom, lower left, IRRADIATED OF" COURSE a - Dedicated Shrine as in a National His- toric large loom for weaving, two and, lower right, old-tim- e butter the Prime Minister presence of spool beds, a "table bascule" with churn, spinning wheel and spool fTTTTTTtIXITirXIlllTIIIIII3 Mackenzie King reversible top. and brightly color holder. FRIDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 1942 THE WIITTEIIORSB STAR, WIIITEITORSE- - YUKON PAGE FIVE i i bthi i rrr-if- - totimmmmmnmmmmmmmwm0mtmmmM mtmm ALL RED CROSS SUPPLIES ON CALL FOR DISASTER HERE. "All the resources of the Canad- ian Red Cross Society would be placed at once at the disposalof the people" of the Pacific coast, in the event of any disaster here," said Mr. W. J. Cairns, Toronto, assistant nat- ional Red Cross commissioner, who has come to .British Columbia for a fortnight, especially, to discuss Red TCross and A.R.P. co-operati- on. "Help would also" be forthcoming immediately from the American Red Cross," he declared.. Within two days of the - declaration of war on Japan, the national Red Cross shipped to B. C. large quantities of supplies and blankets, these to be A sent . to First Aid points throughout the province. Local merchants in SOUVENIRS FOR A BRITISH OFFICERS' MESS FROM A SHOT-DOW- N GERMAN PLANE vulnerable areas are being asked to Officers of the British Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force, with souvenirs from a stock extra supplies in preparation German Junkers 88 shot down on the Libyan (North Africa) Front. The "trophies", which wlil pro- bably for emergencies. adorn an Officers' Mess, include swastikas from the tail, oxygen bottles and (held by the officer Operations of the International on extreme right) a machine. gun. ' Red Cross have been hampered be- cause 'Japan did not sign, at the YUKONERS International Red Cross convention The three Parker sisters enter- tained NO TOURIST TRAVEL of 1922, regulations governing treat Percy '.,-- ' Dewolfe ' is making his ' at the Vancouver Barracks NORTH "FOR DURATION" ment of prisoners of war. "We headquarters in Vancouver. Friday night in a Gilbert & Sullivan Officials of the Alaska Steamship still hope that Japan will observe play. Daughters of the well known Co., have suspended , their arrange- ments them, "Mr. Cairns said. To date Buster Hunter has taken up resi- dence "Bert" and Mrs. Packer, former with the American President the only help rendered by the Can in the Capital City Victoria Dawsonites. They looked more lines" for the duration." The reas- on adian Red Cross Society to the Far charming than any "Star" that given is that there will be no East has been sending money to and likes the outside .very .much. Hollywood has ever produced. tourist travel north, either as indi- viduals China, this subscribed by groups o or inparties, under present and individuals in Canada for this y Bill Cody left for the States last The famed Walter "Hotstove"' war conditions. purpose. , v eek having been called by the Douglas took the bus Friday night Selective draft board. for Harrison Hot Springs and way points in a shroud of mystery. For Sox Troberg and his wife are the past six weeks he has been lo- cated taking in the bright lights of Van- -. at the Vancouver Barracks. couver on their honeymoon. But he was not talking when he "left". He was only giving out the Karl Salminen is leaving Vancou- ver big smile and the wave of the next week returning to Daw- son hand. I I AIR MAIL . to go back - to work . for the Still PASSENGEPS . Company. AIR EXPRESS Serving AUSKA" " Pte. "Frank Fairclough left for, Men of 30, 40, 50 Vernon this week where he will take his two months basic training. PEP,. VIM, VIGOR, Subnormal? He regretted leaving Vancouver of Want normal pep, vim. vigor, vitality? Try Ostrex Tonic Tablets. Contains course we can't blame him she is tonics,, stimulants, oyster elements-a-ids to noirmal pep "after 30, -- 40 or 60.-G- et very "cute". (Although our tea- cher a special introductory size for only once told us that "cute" meant 35. Try this aid to normal prp and vim Over the route pioneered by Yukon today. For sale at all good drug stores. bow-legg- ed she isn't we think she is "cute.") Southern now fly the bombers an fight crs bound for Alaska. - Yukon Southern has pledged its services to the-government- s of both Canada and the Cnited ATTENTION States to do what is in . its -- power to FUR DEALERS, TRADERS, TRAPPERS AND FUR keep unhampered the line of com muni-catio- n FARMERS to Alaska and the Yukon and to SHIP your fur to our transport men, equipment and -- supplied AUCTION SALE DATES monthly fur auction sales ' to what may soon he Canada's nearest 1942 Cash' i . ' . . ' ' for "highest prices January 7th and most vital fighting front. advances made upon re- quest; January ....... 23rd Jby wire if desired February 20th Sales scheduled for the 17th March 20th and 29th of December have April ..... 24th May 22nd been postponed until Jan. June ........ 19th 0. 7th, 1942, owing to the - July '. 24th .- -v... unsettled market conditions WESTERN CANADIAN RAW FUR AUCTION SALES 303 A West Pender Street AIR TRANSPORT LIMITED Vancouer, B- - C. THE WIIITKMOliSE STAR.v WIIITEflOUSB, YUKON FRIDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 1942 PAGE SIX . Local Happenings BLANKETS COMFORTERS ' Don't forget the I. O. D. E. Bridge Born at the Whitehorse General Party tonight in the Masonic Hall. Hospital this ; morning (Friday) to :.: . Mr. and Mrs. G. Landers, a son. Mr. and Mrs. J. Anderson arc HUDSON BAY BLANKETS leaving Tuesday on' a trip to the Mr. Frank McNair of the Y. S .A. Genuine 3V2 point Pure Woof Blankets. Will last a life coast. T. arrived in town on Tuesday to : ' . take charge of maintenance here. tiime. Colors, White, Red, Green, Camel, Grey, also in Born at the Whitehorse General Pastel Shades. " " . ' Hospital on Satur'day, January 17th, Mr. P. Randall, P.A.A. steward, to Mr. and Mrs: R. Greenslade, a who has been vacationing in 'White- horse, FLANNELETTE BLANKETS IN WHITE AND GREY. daughter! will be returning 'to his dut- ies in the near future,. ' i ''v : ; - Mr. J. L. Sansom, local W .P: & Y. R. agent,- - will arrive back home PLAID FLANNELETTE BLANKETS. The U. S. pursuit planes which to.! Tuesday from his business trip have been passing through this port the coast. lately are capable of a speed of 420 BED COMFORTERS IN LARGE VARIETY- - miles per .hour 7 miles a minute. 'We understand Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dennison will be leaving Prince Messrs J. R. Alguire and Ken Tuesday on a vacation trip to , Rupert and the coast.' ' , t Briggs will be returning home next TAYLOR &DRURY Ltd Tuesday. , Mrs. Alguire and Mrs. Mr. GcqC: Bidlake will be return- - Briggs and baby daughter will not ing from the coast Tuesday to re-- ! be returning until later. ume 'his duties at the local W. P. & R. depot. Mrs. Bidlake and .While there is lots of time yet to baby will be remaining at the coast look for signs of Spring there is to sometime yet. nevertheless a modicum of comfort in the fact that the days are getting Northern Airways plane (pilot A. longer. Stock, Taking Reductions Dame) arrived at the local airport last Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. G. Mr. and Mrs. George Landers and All boxed Stationery and Fancy Papetries have been very Landers and family and Mr. John baby arrived by Northern Airways substantially reduced. . Nolan as passengers. Mr. Nolan plane Tuesday ' from Atlin via Caiv Clearance Price on Fancy TaI7y Cards. left the following .morning by P. A. cross to take up their residence in SPECIAL PRICE ON ORANGES A. plane on a business trip to this community. Juneau. . Large Size Sweet and Juicy 60c Dozen. Mr. H. G. Macpherson arrived H. G- - MACPHERSON In the Vancouver Province of , back from the east by Y. S. A. T. January 9th, the death was reported plane Sunday after travelling ap- proximately . WHITEHORSE PHARMACY. . M)f Mr. Colin J. Morrison which took tenthousand ', miles by place January 7th last at the age of air. He informs us that when the 64 years. The" late Mr. Morrison plane,, for the north was leaving the p was in charge of the carpentry airport in Vancouver (Capt. E. work carried out at the local air- port Kubicek at the controls) a flock of. last year. seagulls came in contact with the plane just as it was taking off. Weather conditions here this- - past ' Feathers and various parts of the week have certainly been pheno gulls' antamony were spread nither menal. Some of our oldest resi- dents and yon. No less than 18 birds informs us that never before were left dead upon the ground ac- cording in their recollection do they remem- ber to a report' of the incident such mild weather as we are appearing in a coast paper. experiencing for this time, of the year. RECRUITS NEEDED FOR ACTIVE SERVICE nacette heater for wood. In first-cla- ss of this district de- sirous AH residents .condition. Apply Star Of- fice. , of enlisting for active ser- vice 'jixmnmirmiimniii are requested to communicate immediately with the Ri C. M. P.; Christ Church-Anglica- n- at Whitehorse. Applicants should be physically fit. Whitehorse , o (TI( OLD LOG CIIl'RCHV A WARNING V Rev. L. G. ChappeU, L. Th . As all letters now passing through Rector U. S. ports are subject to censorship ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR ENJoT AN ENGLISH TEA-TIM- E SUNDAY, JANUARY 25th, 1942 all persons are warned against, the Italian prisoners of war, helping to bring in the harvest on a of letters to practice handing 8.30 a. m. Holy Communion. pas- sengers farm somewhere in England, have, a rest for tea, served ot them trams for on mailing 10.00 a. m. Sunday School on by the farmer's daughter. They are very friendly with the farmer Canadian steamers. More than like- ly 11.00 a. m. Morning Prayer. and his family, and 'contented to be in England out of the war. such letters' will be 7.30 p. m. Evening Prayer arid picked up by . :.''-v- " ' ' Sermon. U. S. officials for censorship pur- poses whilst. en route with consequ-enf- v riiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiH delay in reaching their destin-atio- n LXXXXXXXXXXXXX X I 11 TTTTTTT T WW WW WW WWW WWWWWmmwm TTTTIIIITIIIHIIIIIIXIIII Catholic Church .O ; Yukon Electrical Company. Ltd. OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT Rev. Father J. J. Adam, O .M. I. January 1942 Will be pleased to consult SUNDAY, JANUARY -- 25th, 1942 15 Thursday . .'. 30 20 , you regarding 8.00 a, m. CommuniorT Mass. 16 Friday 34 29 10.30 a. m. -- Mass and Sermon. 17 Saturday 38 30 Light, Power. Supplies and Installations 7.30 p. m.--flo- sary and flenedicton 18 Sunday ; : 38 29 Until further notice all services 19 Monday .". 38 30 will be held in the Church, 20 Tuesday 41 31 WHITEHORSE. Y. T. 21 Wednesday 39 34 ngXXXXXZXmiXXIIMTITlIllllITTTIlllli TTTTTT