People: 0050.0986

GEORGE HOGGARTH – Hotel Proprietor

                Cranbrook, B.C., March 5, 1908.

Dear Simpson:

                I want to congratulate the Herald and yourself upon your tenth anniversary.  I came to the mountains first in 1889 and to Fort Steele in 1892.  Since then the country has changed a great deal and there are not a great many of the old-timers left.  Among those who were in the valley at that time were William Goodridge, Roger Moore, Pat Quirk, George Doherty, Dave Griffith, Peter Boyle, Bob Mathers, the Fenwick boys, the late Bob Dewar, one of the discoverers of the Wild Horse placers and who came in in 1864, Jack Weaver (after whom Weaver creek is named), Tom Roberts, now of Elko, and many others.  I believe the Herald has done a lot of good work in upbuilding Cranbrook and the district, and I wish you every possible success.

                                                                                Yours truly,

                                                                                                George Hoggarth

0050.0986: People

Newspaper letter to Herald congratulating them on their 10 year anniversary.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  March 19, 1908
Pages:  8
Publisher:  Cranbrook Herald
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

anniversary old-timers placers

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People arrow Griffitharrow
People arrow Moore, Rogerarrow
People arrow Quirkarrow
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People arrow Dohertyarrow
People arrow Boylearrow
People arrow Matherarrow
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People arrow Robertsarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Businesses arrow Newspapers and Printers arrow Cranbrook Heraldarrow
Industry arrow Mining arrow Gold Mining arrow Wild Horse Creekarrow
Physical Features arrow Creeks arrow Weaver Creekarrow

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