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 lie Prince Ru
DAILY EDITION
TOL. II, NO. 49
Optimist
Prince Rupert, B.C.. Wednesday, March 1
\*5r
Price Five Cents
Workmen take ballot
on question of strike
-{eld Mass Meeting at Rink Last Night���Aid. New-
on Gives Ingenious Explanation of the Councils
Resolution Which Seemed to Please Workers
���Will Take Ballot Today.
By a decision arrived at after hours
if discussion   on   the   part   of   the
roi^-workers in the Rink laat night
i strike ballot is being taken today
n the Industrial Hall.    Men payed
it the rate of 37 1-2 centa per hour
igreed   to   lay   off   work   while   thc
[allot   is  being   taken.     A   meeting
Trill be held tonight when the result
Lf Ihe vote will be announced, and
lhe workers will adopt their plan of
pit ion accordingly.
Contractors All Refused
Yesterday's ultimatum  to the con-
raotors  resulted   in   the   flat   refusal
ot the 45 cent rate by live contractors.
While u itrong non-English speaking
section of the workers seemed in favor
of declaring a general strike, the probability is that the strike will be con-
lined to the contracts where the *I5
cent rate is refused. This, however,
involves the complication that men
employed by thc city to build retaining
walls are served with their material
by the gangs working for contractors
at 37 1-2 cents per hour, ll the 45
cent men stay with it while the others
get only ,')7 1-2 cents they are "scab-
SHIPPING REPORTS
From the Dominion Government (Wireless Stations
CONTINUED ON PAGE 8
MANITOBA'S BUDGET
Telephones Show a Surplus Revenue
of $110,000
(Special to the Optimist)
Winnipeg, March 1.���The Provincial
Budget presented today shows a revenue
bt 13,847,320 with estimated surplus
pi {612*180. The Provincial Telephone
mem give a surplus of $110,000.
Ihe revenue (rom telephones this year
Imin-atwl at $1,300,000.
HILDITCH'S LICENSE BY-LAW
Read for the First Time.    Diacuaaion
Next Council
Alderman Hilditch with the permission ot the Acting Mayor, introduced
lis emended Liquor License By-law at
lhe last   council.     It    was   formally
Iread (nr the first time.    Acting Mayor
���Smith mentioned that the Moral and
|Social Reform Party in this city had
iMpresscd the wish to send u deputation
It" the ctiuncil when the by-law comes
It" thi. committee of the whole;   and it
Im accordingly agreed  that the city
���cls-rk shall  inform  thc  Moral   Reform
|!'��rty lhat ihe By-law will be discussed
"i* Monday next.
NO COLOR LINE
FOR BILL TAFT
APPOINTS BOSTON NEGRO TO A
HIGH LEGAL POSITION
Mr. W. H. Lewis Made Aaaiatant to
the Attorney-General at Salary of
$5,000. First Time Negro ia Given
to Prominent a Position.
(Special to the Optimist)
Washington, March 1. President
Tatt announced today lhe appointment
of Mr. William H. Lewis of Boston
to be assistant to the attorney-general
at the Department of Justice, at a
salary of $5,000.
The appointment has created a lot
of comment, for Mr. Lewis who belongs
to Boston, is a negro. His legal ability
is unquestioned, but the fact that hc
has been selected for a position over
the heads of several white men, is taken
as an indication that President Taft
has decided not to observe the color
line in making appointments.
This is the first time that a negro has
been appointed to such u prominent
position. '
lAl 8 A. M.)
Tralngle���Cloudy, north five miles.
Bar. 29 62, ther. 33. Sea smooth. Spoke
Rainbow 9.30 p.m.
Ikeda--(loudy, culm. Bar. 30.28,
ther, 36.   Sea smooth.
SkidegaU* Clear, calm. Sea smooth.
Amur out 11 p.m., eastbound.
Estevan- C'lear. north west. Bar.
29.H8. ther. 88. Sea moderate. Spoke
Tiimbumuru at 10.30 p.m. 280 miles
from Cape Patrick eastbound.
Tatoosh Cloudy, south, fi mile**.
Bar. 30.28, ther. 43. Sea smooth. Out
steamer Atlas ut 7.55 p.m. In steam
schooner Bee nl 7.20 u.m.
Pachena   Cloudy, clam,
ther. 42.   Sen   smooth.
Point Grey -Clear, calm,
ther 36.
Cape Lazo-Cloudy, calm,
ther. 36.
CepeLato -Cloudy, calm,
ther! 30.   Seu smooth.
(At Noon)
Skidegate���Clear, culm.   Sea smooth.
Ikeda���Cloudy, north. Light. Bar.
30.30, ther. 40.   Sea smooth.
Triangle-Cloudy, north 5 miles. Bar.
28.64, ther. 39. Sea smooth. Two
matted fishing schooner fishing 9 miles
south uf Triangle.
Estevan���Cloudy, culm. Bar. 29.92,
ther. 47.   Sea smooth.
Pachena Clear, south east. Fresh.
Bar. 40.00, ther. 30.C0.   Sea smooth.
Tatoosh- Clear, north east, 24 miles.
Bar. 30.27, ther. 48. In: schooner
Oceana Vance at 10.30 p.m.
Point Grey -Clear, north west,breeze.
Bar. 30.32, ther. 48.
CapeLttO Cloudy, north west. Bar.
20.25, ther. 32. Sea smooth. Spoke
Humboldt 11 u.m. northbound oh*
Sisters Light.
Bar. 29.98,
Bar. 30.39.
Bar. 30.35,
Bur. 30.35
G. T. P. PLANS FOR SETTLING
SKEENA RIVER DISTRICT
W. P. Hinton Says Active Colonization and Passenger Traffic on a Large Scale   will  be  Undertaken
This Summer���Will Open Up a Great Fruit
and   Agricultural   District.
(Special to the Optimisti
Vancouver, March 1. That colonization on a large scale all through the
Skeena district will be carried on this
summer, and that passenger trains will
lie running on regular schedules for 250
milts out of Prince Rupert are statements made here by Mr. W. P. Hinton,
general passenger agent here for the
Q. T. P.
He said the company has its plans
all laid to undertake colonization and
passenger traffic on a lnrge scale. Before
the summer is over he said they will
be   cunying   passengers  on   a   regular
schedule us tar east us Altlermere, 70
miles beyond Hazelton and 250 miles
from Prince Rupart One ot the richest
fruit and general agricultural districts
in the world will be opened up throughout the Skeena river district, and this
���a ill mean a tremendous development
for the provinre.
Already, he said, many settlers have
(aken up holdings in the llislrict, but
during the present summer active an
Colonisation campaign will be started.
The line east from the coast will be
linked to the line from the Yellow Head
Pass inside of two years, is the prediction of Mr. Hinton.
ILEGISLATURE ENDS WORK
AMID HISSING AND JEERS
I Big Delegation  From Vancouver   Threatened   With
Expulsion  From   the   House���Return    Home
Indignant with the Treatment They Have
Received���Angry with the Premier
Special to the Optimist)
^Vancouver. March 1.���Stirring scenes
l*we witnessed in the Legislature yes-
���wday afternoon, when the South Van-
| ���"' ���< r ;m<i Vancouver delegates swarmed
mto the  galleries  and   heard   Premier
J "--Bride announce definitely that the
'���"''rmnent would not under any
���'"��t-unices reconsider its decision
���j" the  South   Vuncouver   Annexation
At one time the  disorder  grew  so
"";nl  that  thc  Speaker  Ebcrts   hud
��*ni-aten to clear the galleries.   The
,', "f *������"��� --re returning to their homes
""" With dissatisfaction at the manner
*"�����*  they have been  treated  by
������*" '-"vernment.
When Mr. H. H. Watson, member
for Vancouver, after the Premier's
address, rose on a question of privilege
to deny that he, as reported in a Vancouver paper, was opposed to the
Government's course re annexation
he wus hissed from the gullery which
wus crowded with thc South Vancouver
and Vancouver delegates. Continuing
hc said that when he was in uccord
with the Government he would resign.
He wus again Interrupted from the
gallery amid cries of "Do it."
The Speuker called for ordei and
threatened to clear the gallery unless
order was restored. The Companies
Act passed ils third reading. Thc
House will probably prorogue today.
VACCINATION IS
NOT COMPULSORY
CONSCIENCE  CLAUSE  IS ADDED
TO THE HEALTH ACT
Persons Who Have a Conacientioua
Belief That Vaccination Ia Not for
Their Benefit Will be Excused from
the Lancet.
(.Special to the Optimist)
Victoria, March l.���In the closing
hours of thc Legislature an important
amendment waa added to the Health
Act today, by the addition of a "conscience clause" for the benefit of those
who are opposed to vaccination. This
is a result of the agitation in certain
quarters against compulsory vaccination.
Thc conscience clause is in pructice
in Englund, and under it, uny who
huve a conscientious belief that vaccination would be injurious to them,
on making a declaration, are excused
from the provisions of the Act.
FAMINE SCENES
DEFY NARRATION
THREE THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE
DYING   DAILY   IN   CHINA
People Are Pulling Down Their
Houses and Examining the Debris
for Scraps to Eat. A Missionary's
Thrilling Tale.
��� Special to the Optimisti
Shanghai, March 1.- Thrilling stories
of the awful scenes in the (amine district
are  being  told  by  a  missionary  who i
reached  here this morning.    He says!
the horror of the scenes defy language
to tell.   He has been in the thick of the
work  in  the danger zone engaged  in
relief work.
He suys 3000 persons are dying
daily; thut 350,000 more are wholly
dependent on the work of the foreign
��� amine committee. In many places
dogs and cats are being killed for food,
and houses are being pulled down by
the occupants and the debris examined
for anything that can be eaten.
Souks by Miss Nyland at the Phenix.
PRINCE GEORCE EARLY TODAY
Berthed at 10 a.m. After Fine Voyage
in Superb Weather
By the steamer Prince George this
morning there arrived Ua passengers,
and 208 tons of freight were landed. A
swifi run in git ricus weather is reported.
Among the passcngeis (or Prince Rti|ii-rt
were Colonel Davis, O. M. Clayton of
the Atlin Construction Co., Mr. Tom
Dunn and Miss Helen Dunn, J. H.
Bacon, Messrs. C. ('. and .1. D. Westenhaver. C. B. Wark and A. .1. Prudhomme.
Fifteen passengers ure for the Islands
and Stewart, including Mr. Percy Go< d-
inruth of Stewart.
FERNIE   DENIES   RUMOR
Says There la no Strike of Miners at
Fr.-ink
(Special to the Optimist)
Fernie, March I.- There is no truth
in the rumor that there is a strike of
coal miners either here or at Frank. A
previous report emanating from Winnipeg is incorrect. There are local
grievances here only and these have
been adjusted, and the mines are all
working as usual.
BIG    FIRE   AT    INDIANA
Haynes   Auto   Factory   Destroyed���
$700,000 Damage, Two Lives Lost
(Special to thc Optimist)
Kokomo, Lnd., March 1. -By a
disastrous fire late last night cuused
loss ot $700,000 and two lives when the
factory of the Haynes Automobile
Company wus destroyed.
The business was one of the most
important in this section ot the state
and many men have been thrown oui
of work.
$40,000 ROBBERY REPORTED
ON THE PRINCESS BEATRICE
Gold Dust, Registered Mail and Currency was  Missing When the Vessel   Got   Into   Vancouver
From Last Northern Trip���Police are
Busy   on   Mysterious   Case.
(Special to the Optimisti
Vancouver, March 1. That gold dust,
registered mail nnd currency to the value
of $40,000 was stolen from the sliong-
room of the Princess Beatrice on her last
journey from the north is thc sensational
story that is reported here to the authorities. The greatest secrecy is being
observed about the matter, hnd the
authorities decline to make any statement as to the exacl amount and nature
of the stolen property. It is known,
however, thai the Beatrice took on
board at Skagway B large quantity <>(
gold dust for transportation to thu
soulh.
The  authorities  profes-i  to  have  no
'clue   to   the   perpetrators,   though   lhc
i xtent  of their  real  knowledge  is  not
| of course  made  public.    The  first  in-
1 timatlon of the robbery is said to have
been  given  by the discovery that  the
registered mail sacks hud been looted.
i The police and detectives are busy on
j the cine, and sensational developments
ure looked for in some quarters.
City   Hall   Paragraphs
Vaccination lymph has arrived, und
in accordance with the law the city will
provide a place for citizens desirous of
being Vaccinated by the Health Officer
to attend at for the operation. Prob-
ably Hr. Reddle's own ollice will be used TfHE   PRINCE   RUPERT    OPTIMIST
1 SPRING
and House Cleaning
Will  Soon  Be   Here    \
and this suggests some
articles
of the following
OKI Dutch Cleanser        10c
Sanatine Cleanser 10c
Chloride of Lime, tin., ,10c
Lux, just the soap for
Speaking of house cleaning reminds us that during
those trying days the culinary    arrangements    are
somewhat disorganized and
a quick and tasty lunch is
often desirable, for this we
recommend :
C. & B. Potted Meats..20c
Bruce's Potted Meats.. 15c
Van Camp's Macaroni and
Cheese 15c
An excellent soup may be
made from a jar of Armour's French Potage20c
A tin of condensed clams
or Campbell's soups at 15c
will serve same purpose.
In cheese we have choice
Canadian, Swiss, Holland,
Vaset, also the celebrated
Edelweiss from the German Alps.
	
i = THE COSY CORNER =
|     DEVOTED   PRINCIPALLY  TO  THE INTERESTS  OF  WOMEN
I
This is a little section of the paper, which from day to day will be devoted
1 to subjects of special interest to women.  Any and all of the ladies of Prince Rupert
. are invited to contribute to its columns, and to take part in its   discussions.   Suggestions and criticisms are invited by the editor.   The hope is expressed that "The
: Cosy Corner" will fill a social need.
Social Notes
Major Gibson was the host at a very
pleasant dance last evening at his
residence o.i S cond avenue, in honor
of the Misses Rochester who are leaving
'hortly for Vancouver.
Do not forged thnt in conjunction with our complete stock of staple
and fancy groceries we have lately received a shipment of choice
Yakima potatoes which are selling ac 2 3-4c per lb.
LYNCH BROS.
Departmental Stores Phone No. 2    <
i
*t-***-J_i***mhm*t*_t*m*mr,^f-'p-*__*m**^^
Mrs. P. I. Palmer will receive for the
first time on Thursday afternoon at
her residence, Fourth avenue and Hays
Cove Circle.
way that no further thought of them
is necessary.
Heaters, Stoves and Ranges
Graniteware, Hotel and Bar Supplies
Shelf  and   Heavy   Hardware
Paints, Oil and Glass
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply Co.Ltd.
THOS. DUNN. Manager
JULIUS LEVY
Jobber of High-grade Havana Cigars
Tobaccos Wholesale and Retail
NFORMATION
������BUREAU
THE OPTIMIST will furnish correct information to all enquirers who desire to get
in closer touch with Canada's youngest but
most flourishing city      :       :       :       :       :
There is no time like the present. Send us
your name and address, and mention the line
or lines of business you are particularly interested in. Wc will send you reply by return mail       :       :      :       :      :      :      :
Optimist Information Bureau
P.O. BOX 1545
PRINCE RUPERT. B.C.
Donger in Your Shoes
The elusive germ discovered in everything conceivable has been caught
hiding in another stronghold by British
scientists recently and the humble
instrument of his propagation proves
to be nothing more than nn old shoe.
The shoe dealer and the cobbler are
to be subjected to medical inspection
if the health officers of Manchester
carry out their threats, because, they
declare, millions of germs are conveyed
from one person to another by the common practice of trying on shoes and
also by the transfer of germs from one
shoe to another while in the cobbler's
hands.
In cases of tetanus, scarlet fever,
eczema or erysipelas, every one is extremely careful to burn or disinfect
the clothing but often the shoes are
overlooked and these diseases are readily
conveyed by the wearer to his neighbors,
especially in the case of scarlet fever.
The germ hunter is ever active, and
it seems to the man who is in love with
the good old times when we all drank
out of the same rusty tin cup at the
spring that we are not going to be
permitted to breathe in the same room
with another after a time, but will
each wear our own little breath purifier. A man in Ohio recently went the
limit when he insisted upon" carrying
his own car strap, so that when he had
to "hang" he would not be forced to
use the device which had been besmirched by the grimy hands of his
fellow travelers, and yet the precautions which we take and which our
fathers never heard of are doubtless
the only reason why we can live in
our congested, overpopulated quarters
and contrive to keep alive at all. So
look out for your shoes.
After Dinner Coffee
Cafe noir is a strong decoction of
black coffee which is served in small
cups and is often partaken of unsweetened or merely flavored with a teaspoonful
of brandy, or it may be sweetened
with a spoonful of stiffly whipped
cream on top of each cup.
To produce Turkish coffee the coffee
is put into a little metal pot in the
proportion of two large tablespoonfuls
of coffee, two lumps of sugar and half
a pint of boiling water. Allow it to
boil and bring it to a boil three times,
j after which pou   it off into hot cups.
! This coffee should  be served  without
milk or cream.
SS.
High Price for a Husband
Emilio de Gogorza, the operatic
baritone is just about the highest-priced
husband you could find in a tour around
the world.
According to rumors from Europe,
Emma Eames, thc famous prima donna,
who is known as de Gogorza'a "musical affinity," has coughed up $100,000 to
get the big baritone as her hubby.
Before Madame de Gogorza allowed
her husband to get a divorce she insisted that he make ample provision
for her. Her price was $100,000. De
Gogorza hadn't the money. Emma
Eames had. She put it up. They are
to wed when the flowers bloom in the
spring.
Girls and Their Hair
Athletic gh-ls should make a point of
being so trigly put together that they
do not fall to pieces in the stress of
play or feel afraid that they may do
so. Men sometimes scornfully say that
girls cannot play games with an undivided mind because half of their gray
matter is taken up with anxiety lest
their hair is falling down, an anxiety
so keen that their hands are forever
going hairward to adjust slipping pins.
Now, that is an aspersion which all
athletic girls should ment) and they
should make such comment impossible
by  arranging  unruly locks  in such  a
OUR DAILY RECIPE
Macaroni Croquettes
Break one-quarter of a pound of
macaroni into half-inch pieces and boil
rapidly in plenty of boiling salted water
for about twenty-five minutes; throw in
cold water for about five minutes to
blanch, then drain. Scald one cupful
of milk; rub one large teaspoonful of
butter and two rounding tablespoonfuls
of flour together until smooth, then
stir this into scalded milk. Stir continually until it thickens; add the yolk
of one egg, heat for half a minute over
the fire; add the macaroni, one tablespoonful of Parmesan cheese, salt and
pepper to taste. Mix well, cool and form
into croquettes; roll in egg and bread
crumbs and fry in smoking hot fat.
Serve wilh cream sauce.
GOT THE MARRYING HABIT
Swis  Couple Aged 19 on   hei * Second
Honemoo
Geneva, Feb. 26.���A young couple of
Zurich, Hcrr and Frau ^Horgen, each
aged 19 years, have just set up a matrimonial record.
They were married when 18, and soon
after the honeymoon the girl wife became homesick and ran away to her
parents. A divorce followed, then a
reconciliation, and a few days ago they
were re-married at Zurich, and are now
on their second honeymoon.
Within the space of a year the Hor-
gens have been married twice, have
been divorced, and have had two honeymoons.
The Swiss divorce laws are lenient,
prompt and very cheap. A decree,
which is ab olute as soon as it is pronounced, may be obtained within a
month, and the costs may be anything
from $20 to $100 in ordinary cases.
PRETTY   PILLOW   CASE   DANCE
Kaien Island Athletic Club Organise
Charming Function
In the gymnasium of the Kaien
Island Club Monday night, a successful
Pillow Case Dance was held under the
auspices of the Kaien Island Ladies'
Athletic Association. There was a
large attendance of Prince Rupert's
prettiest dancers and most popular
young men, and the function proved
from start to finish a delightful function.
Gray's Orchestra was in attendance,
and to the best of music the fun was
kept going till the small hours.
Get the Habit and call Pantorium"
Phone 4, Pioneer Cleaners. Our work
and prices are right.
Sails for
Vancouver
Victoria
AND
Seattle
READ  THE OPTIMIST
Thursdays, at 8.30 p.m.
.a. Prince Albert I'm- St.-w-irt Weane*
days.after arrival ol' Prince George For
Port Simpson. Naas. Manet a;ul Moresby Island poims. including Queen Charlotte City, Pacofl, Rose Harbor, also
Refuge Bay, every alternate Friday at
12 o'clock  noon, commencing Dec. *9t_
The Grand Trunk Railway System
connecting with trains from tlie Pacific
coast operates a frequent ;mil convenient service of luxurious trains over its
double track route between Chicago,
Toronto, Montreal, Quebec, Halifax
Portland, Boston, New Y.irk ;ir.(l Piiilv
delphia. Information and tickets obtainable from tho office ii.-r.* mclm mentioned. Trans-Atlantic bookings by d
lines arranged.
A. E. McMASTER
FREIGHT   AMI   PASSENGER AGEST
B. C. ComI S.S. Smit.
"PRINCESS MAY"
Northbound Mar. 6--Southbcund Mir. 10
Traiii for Chicago, Winnipeg. Toronto
leaves Vancouver 9.00 a.m. ilaily.
Train for  Montreal  New, Ycrk and
points East leaves Vancouver 3.4}
p.m.  daily.
Through tickets to European Points
in connection with the finest  Atlanta-
Steamers.
J. G. McNab
i,.[ui.-I Aiasl
WHEN BUILDING-SEE US
We are in a position to savevnu
money on all classes and -irades
of  Building  Material.    A complete stock of tbe following materials always on hand:    !   I   :
Tacoma Hard-wall   Piaster.  Clsy 0��J
Fire Brick, Common Red Brick, BufW
Pressed Brick (any tint��. Lumber ol iu
Descriptions, Lath,  Shingle., *-a-h ��������
Doors, Cement, Lime. Sand Gravel. US
Best   Domestic   Coal   on   lhe  Mark*
We conduct a General Transfer and
Storage Business.   Our priei
right and wc marantee **tm��
tion.    All material bandied are oi
Standard.
Union Transfer & Storage Co. Hi
PIIONK 86
MUSSALLEM^ CO.
Fresh Groceries of All Kind, snd ������
Reasonable Prices.
LINEN TABLE CLOTHS 4 TURKIC TOWELS
ARE A SPECIAL  LINK "ITU 11
Goods delivered to all parts of tl****
MUSSALLEM&Co.
Fifth Ave., east of MeBri*
Phone 22i< Bluck THE   PRINCE.   RUPEKT    OPTIMIST
MTINNOW AND GET IN RIGHT
l'l,,. followine properties will be sold en block, or separately
1 and on easy terms.
SECTION ONE
SECTION ONE
SECTION  FIVE
Block
10
ll
ll
II
IS
is
Lots  Block
6-7-9-10
1-2-3-4-5-6
9-10
22
21-22
1-2
19
19
20
34
34
27
27
Lots  Block
3-4    g
15-16    9
19-20  18
36-37-38
42
9-10
42-43     3
Lots
22-23
33
22-23
SECTION SIX
7-8-9-10
For prices, terms and particulars, apply to 	
W. S. BENSON,
Second Avenue	
AGENT
Atlantic Realty & Improvement Co., Ltd.
Phone 214
Ranchers!   Prospectors!
Hunters!
You can buy through our Mail Order System at importers prices, the finest French
made field glasses on the market. Write
at once for catalogue and prices      :       :
HENRY BIRKS & SONS, limited
Jewellery Mail Order House
GEO. E. TROREY, Managing Director Vancouver, B.C.
iSwa
Windsor Hotel
I MUST AVENUE AT KIGIITII STREET
Newly Furnished and
Si.-nm Heated Rooms
| A FIRST  CLASS BAR   AND   DINING
ROOM IN CONNECTION
HATES 50 CENTS AND UP
HATIIS   FREE  TO   GUESTS
ROBT. ASHLAND
P.O. BOX 37
New
Knox
Hotel
ARTAUD & BESNER, Proprietors
The New Knnx Hotel Is run on ths European
flan.   In st-. lass service.   All the Latest Mudrrn
mprovemenu. -:���*:- BEDS 60c UP
FIRST AVENUE. PRINCE RUPERT
|THERoyal Hotel!
Cor. Third Avenue and Sixth St.
The Finest Rooms.
I lie lir**t ���---i-i-iin-il
"inI itcam heated.
H t rind cold hath*.
Dining mom MM
restaurant
Corley & Burgess, Props
IRAND HOTEL
(working man's home
"'"i�� Beds, clean White Sheets 25c
Rooms 50c
���ST IN  TOWN   FOR  THK   MONEY
i.nli'iiir  Bureau in connection
A|l Wndi of positions
rantoud FREE
P-* AVE. AND SEVENTH STREET
��� 1. GOODMAN. Proprlslor
******** 178, Prince Rupart, B.C.
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Canadian General Electric Co. Ltd.
Canada Foundry Co., Ltd.
TORONTO,  ONT.
MANUFACTURERS   OF
All clssses of Electrical Apnaratus.
Railway Supplies. Pumps.  Enirtnes,
Boilers. Concrete Mixers, Ornsmenl-
al   Iron   and    Bronte   Work.   Etc.
W. CLARK DURANT    ���    Agent
ROOM 4. MclnTYRE BLOCK * P. 0. BOX 724
ELECTRICAL FIXTURES
ELECTRIC WIRING
IN BOTH PRIVATE AND BUSINESS HOUSES
Work performed by experts only.
A first class job is guaranteed in
every instance.
A large stock of Chandeliers  and
Fittings carried.
H. W. Blakely - Electrical.
OFF IN SEARCH
OF 5,000 WIVES
C.   N.   P.   IMMIGRATION   AGENT
HAS A DELICATE MISSION
Hopes to Make Life Interesting for
Some of the Bachelor Farmers of
British Columbia and Alberta very
Soon.
Winnipeg, Feb. 27. Few Canadian
officials huve visited England with a
more delicate mission than lias Thomas
Howell, the general immigraiion an nt
of the Canadian North -rn, wh se duty
it i to find five thousand wives for
bachelor farmer in Br ti h Columbia
and Alberta. In Western Canada there
are no fewer than 30,000 young farmers
who atte d to all the hous work for
themselves bes des lo king a ter their
farms. It is lor this ea on that Mr.
H will is visiti g the old country with
the | urpoae of finding live thousand
young g rls who wil come out and share
their loi with them.
Mr Howell only arrived in Eng.
and at the beginning of the month-
ui alread he hm received innumer-
blc communications from interested
lassies. Mr. Howell will b*? assisted
in the work whic he has underta' en
by six I dies and ten I cturers who
will m ke a to..r of the c unlry going
through the towns and villages in order
o gu in t> ch with the right kind ot
girls.
Offl es I avc been opened in the
provinces. Th g rl will be brought
across the Atlantic under the super-
vis on of a mal ron and great care will
be taken to see that everything is
c focily Uttilfactory regarding the marriage contract.
GEORGE GOULD
YIELDS CONTROL
GIVES MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY TO ROCKFELLER
FILLING UP OF BAYS
Matter   of   G.   T.   P.   Line   Around
Prince    Rupert    Waterfront
Did not Strike a Blow���Had Probably Lost Confidence in His Ability
to Handle a Railroad Campaign.
George G. Gould has lost what is
probably his last railway fight, and
he has lost it before entering the ring.
A fighter by nature he has surrendered
control of the Missouri Pacific, the
finest railroad property which his father.
Jay Gould left him, without striking
a blow. In the past he has fought
desperate battles in the face of overwhelming odds, and lost them, notably
in the case of his fruitless struggle with
the Pennsylvania, but time has taught
him discretion, and he has yielded
control of this great line to the Kuhn,
Loeb & Co., and Rockfeller interests
without a show of resistance.
These powerful American interests
also had behind them the Deutsche
Bank of Berlin, which represented the
majority of the foreign shareholders
in Missouri Pacific, and this combination of foes was practically irresistible.
It is almost a year since the attacking
] party began the collection of proxies,
and the gathering of their forces. This
was carried out so secretly thai Gould's
attention was not awakened, and when
j the lawyers of his opponents demanded
thc books and lists of shareholders of
the company a short time ago, the old
railroad president knew that he had
lost the fight before he had begun it, and
that he had no choice left but a wise
reireat. It was more family tradition
than belief in his ability as a great
railroad president that had led him
to retain control of the inherited properties for so long, and it will he more
as a family than a financial loss that he
will feel his recent defeat.
COAL   NOTICE
The Hon. William Templeman has
written to the city council stating thai
he has instructed Messrs. Pringle &
Guthrie to watch thc matter of the
filling up of the small bays a omul Prince
Rupert waterfront by the G, T. P.
which is now before the Minister of
Railways.
The firm have informed the council
that they have discussed the matter at
length with the minister, who reserved
judgment. In spite of the resistance
of the G. T. I', through Mr. D'Arcy
Tate, the i-ucstion will lie brought
before the Board of Railway Commissioners. Meanwhile Messrs. Pringle
& Guthrie are attending to the case,
and will keep the council posted. They
ask that the strongest possible proof
of the value of these small bays to
navigation be brought forward by the
city, and state that they cannot immediately give an estimate of the
probable amount of their account for
services in thc matter.
Third Ave.
Near Sixth
HAS CONFIDENCE IN RUPERT
Captain   Allcock  Decides  to   Retain
Hia   Inveatmenta
Captain Allcock, the harbor master
who is leaving the city for thc south
to retire from active life, has decided
not to relinquish any of his real estate
holdings here. Prince Ru|>ort looks
better to him every day and he is convinced that the city has a future of
great magnitude.
It is this sanguine confidence of lhe
men of experience that should give the
prospective investor a strong lead.
"Ted" Morriion's New Quarter*
Drop in tonight and lea your old
friend "Ted" Morrison in his fine new-
premises on Second avenue opposile
the Kaien Island Club. Nothing small
ahout this. Big airy pool room and
bowling alley. Everything you may
want in the way of cigars, tobaccos,
etc. An enjoyable evening is assured
a   "Ted's."
SQUAWS FIGHT
TO THE DEATH
EXCITING COMBAT TAKES PLACE
IN  NEVADA
Posse Pursuing Indian Murderers
Killed Women and Children in
Their Fight With the Tribe.
(Special to the Optimist)
Winnemuccn,  Nev., Feb. 28. -Eight
Indians, including two squaws and two
children, together with one white man
were killed in a running fight here
yesterday when a pursuing posse of
twenty-one men came upon a hand of
tWdV-B Shoshones charged with the
murder of four wealthy Nevada stockmen last January. The squaws were
armed only with bows and arrows
but they fought stubbornly hy the side
of their braves until the band were
silenced by the guns of tlie pursuing
party. The remainder of the Indians
were captured and will be placed on
trail.
STILL NO FIRE ENGINE
Aid. Newton Once More Gently Reminds the Council Of It
Probftbly the quiet manner in which
Alderman Newton on Monday night
asked the Acting Mayor whether he
had heard anything yet of the famous
fire engine on order, had more effect
than if the redoubtable alderman had
"lulminated thunder" about it. He
called attention to the fire risk the city
ran every day the fire engine delayed,
and asked whether one or two smaller
chemicals might not he ordered in case
the machine broke down when it did
arrive.
Information regarding the far-off fire
engine was not forthcoming but enquiries will be made by the city clerk
for the fire committee.
Queen Charlotto Islands Lind District���Diatrict ot
Skeena
Take notice that 1, John McLeod ot Vancouver,
B, C.| occupution broker, intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum on tho
(ollowing descrihed lands:
4.���Commencinc ut a post planted one mile
north of the northwest corner ot Lot 171 being tho
northern-it corner marked J. McL. N. K. Corner',
thence west SO chains, thence nouth HO chaina
thence east 80 chains, thence north SO chains to
rioint of commencement.
)ated Dec. 24, 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
Pub. Jan. 21. VV. Dims, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District ot
Skeena
Take notice that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
B. C, occupation broker, intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum on the
following described lands:
5.���Commencing  at a  post planted  one  milo
I north of the northwest corner of Lot  171  tteing
I the southwest corner marked J. McL. S. W. Corner, thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
' thencv south mi chains, thence west SO chains to
I point of commencement.
Dated Dec. 24, 1910. JOHN M'LEOD
1 Pub. Jan 21. W   Dasa, Agen
Queen Charlotte Islands 1 un.i District���District ot
Skeena
I     Take notice that I, John Mclx-od ot Vancouver,
! i*. C, occupation broker, intend to apply for pur-
| mission to prospecl for coul nnd pelroleum on the
(ollowing described lands:
6.���Commencing at a post plant..I one mile
north of the northwest corner o( lit 171 being tho
southeast corner marked J. McL. S. K. Corner,
thonce north 80 chains, thenco west 80 chains
thence south 80 chains, thence oast SO chains f
point of commencement.
Dated Dec. 24, 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
Pub. Jan. 21. W. Dasa, Agent
Quoen Churlotte Islands Land District���District ol
Skeena
Take notice that 1, John McLeod of Vancouver,
B. C, occupation broker, intenil to apply for per-
' mission to prospect for coal and pet roleum un tho
Following descrihed lands:
j     7.���Commencing at a port planteil  :10 chain-.
west of thn northeasl corner of Un \:> being lho
I northwest  corner  and   markeil  J.   McL.   N.   \V
Cor.,   thence     i u --i   SO   chains,   t hence   south   80
chains, thenct* west 80 chains, thence north 80
I chains to point of commencement containing 640
I acros.
i Dated Dec. 26, 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
j Pub. Jan. 21 W. Dass, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District 0
Skwna
Take notice that 1, John McLeod ot Vancouver,
B. C*t occupation hroker, intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum on the
(ollowing decril>ed lands:
8��� Commencing at a post i.hinted :io chains
west ut the northeast corner of Lot l.'i being tho
iii.rth-'.i-t corner markeil J. McL. N. K. Cor.,
thenco west 80 chains, thence niuth SO chains,
thence easl 80 chains, thence north so chain* to
roinl of commencement containing 610 acres.
>ated Dee. 2*1,1910. JOHN  M'l.KOD
Pub. Jan. 21. W   Dans, Agent
Queen Charlotte Mands l-und DW net���District ot
Skeena
Take notice thut 1, John McI^eod of Vancouver,
B. C*t occupation broker, Intend to apply for permission to pros|>eet for cnal and |M'tndeum on the
f-dl'-wing described lands;
9.���Commencing at a post planted HO rhaina
west ot the northeast cormT ot l.ot 47:1 being the
northwest corner marked J. .McL. N. W. Cor.,
thence east 80 chaiis, thenco south SO chaina
thence west 80 chains, thence north SO chains
to point of commencement cimtainit g f��40 acrw.
Dated Dor. 26. 1910. JOHN  M'LKOD
Pub. Jan. 21 W . Dass, Agent
Queen Charlutte lslunb I ..nd DiMr.ct��� DiMrcl o
Bker, a
Take notice that 1, Joint, Mcleod nf Vanc-i-uver,
B. C, occupation broker, intend to apply tor . or*
mission to prospect tor roM and pc' roleum nn tho
following described landa:
10.-Commencing at a post plat led HO chuins
west of the northeast *.* roer ot I .el 47.1 ts-ing
, the northeast ci n.er marked J. McL. N. K. Cor.,
. Ihcnw west 80 chul..s, thencv south 80 chaina,
thenco east 80 chains, thonco north 80 chains tu
point of commencement containing M0 urn-*-..
bated Doc. 26. 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
Pub Jan. 21. W. Dass. Agent
Queon Charlotte Islands l ai ���! District -District of
Skeona
Take notice that I. J"hn MOLood or Vancouver,
B. C.f occupation broker, Intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and potroleum on tho
following di-scrilHtl lands:
IL���Commencing at n post nlanted .10 chaina
west of the northeast corner of Lot 17.1 being the
southwest corner marked J. McL. S. W. Cot.,
thenco east 80 chains, thenco north SO chains,
thonco wost 80 chains, thonco snuth 80 chains
to point of commonocmenl containing -MO acros.
Dated Dec. 26, 1910. JOHN  M*l.KOD
Pub. Jan.21. W. Daw. Agon
Queen Charlotte Islands Lnnd District -District of
Skoena
Take notice that 1, John McLood of Vancouvw,
B. C, occupation broker, intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum on thn
following dcarril-ed landa:
12, Commencing at a post planted Ml rhaina
wost nf the northeaat cornor of I ol 473 being the
southeast cornor markod J. McL. S. K. Cor., thence
wost SO chains, thonco north 80 chains, thenco
i��al SO chains, thenco south 80 chains to point of
commencement containing 640 acros.
Dated Doc. 26. 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
Pub. Jan. 21. W. Dass, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands I .snd Diatrict -District of
Skeens
Take notice that I, John Mcl>eod ol Vancouver,
B. C, occupation broker, intend to apply (or per-
mission to prospect for coal ami petroleum nntho,
following described lands:
1!1.��� < ommencing at a poat planted at the north*
east corner of Ixtl 42 l>eing the northwest corner
marked J. McL. N. W. Cor., thenci-oast 80 chaina,
thence south 80 chains, thonco west 80 chaina,
thonco north 80 chains to i**nlnl of commencement
containing 610 acres.
Dated Dec. 28, 1910. JOHN  M'LKOD
Pub. Jan. 21. W. Dass, Agent
Queen Charlolte Islands Land District ��� Diilrict of
Skeens
Take notire that 1, John Mclieod of Vancouver
B. C*i occupation broker, inlend to apply for permiasion to prosfM-rt for coal and |H<troleum on the
following described landa:
14. -Commencing at a pnst plantod at the northeast comer ot l,ot 12 being the northeast tnrnnr
markeil J. McL. N. K. Cor-, thence west 80 chains,
thence south so chains, thence oast SO chains,
thenci- north Ht* chains to point of eommeneement
containing 640 acres.
Dated Dec. 28, 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
Puh. Jan. 21. \V. Dass, Agent
Qii��*en Charlotte Islands 1,-and Distrirt District of
Ski<ena
Take notice that I, John Met .end of Vancouvor
B. Ca occupation broker, Intend to apply tor psj
mission to prospect for coal and petroleum on tho
following described lands:
16.���' ommencing at a post planteil at the
northeast corner of I/U 11 being tho northwest
corner msrkeil J. McL. N. W. Cor., thenee east
80 chains, thenco south HO chains, thonco west 80
chsins, thenci' north 80 chains to (mint of rommencement containing 610 acres.
Dated Dee. 28. 1910. JOHN M'LKOD
Puh. Jan.21. W. Darn, Agent THE   PKlNt.   KUPERT    OPTIMIST
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Take Notice
A Message to the Workers
Since the demand of thc Industrial Workers was sent to a committee for
Investigation, the Optimist has purposely refrained from discussing the pros and
cons of the men's request. That was in fairness to the committee. The question
was subjudic, and comment while the matter was before the tribunal, would have
been improper.
Upon the decision of the committee, the Optimist thinks it better to make
no comment. Public opinion is already sufficiently heated, and many are ready
to lose their judgments. Comment on the matter may only still further inflame
the men's passions. And nothing that could now be said can reverse the j.dgment
of the city council.
But bclore the men commit themselves to a decision to strike, we would urge
them to cool reflection. With thc rights and wrongs of the question, it is idle
now for either side to waste words on. That has already been made the subject
of a decision. With the rights or wrongs of the case, the result of a strike is but
little concerned. Strikes are won or lost by economic pressure, not by rights or
wrongs.
The question for the men to decjde first, is whether they are strong enough to
win, whether a victory would be worth the price, and whether their surest route
is not by more peaceable paths. The elements in the present conflict are so different to those in most labor disputes, wc would in all friendliness���and at the risk
of being misunderstood- urge the workers to a careful weighing of their chances
before precipitating a strike.
In ordinary labor disputes affecting railroads or industrial corporations, the
workers' chance lies in arresting the flow of dividends to share-holders. In the
present MM that element is absent. The citizens are accustomed to using the
plankways, and a tie-up of the grading operations would probably not inconvenience
them enough to bring pressure on the council. The real estate men would suffer
owing to the tie-up in thc market, but on the other hand, most of the real estate
men are known to be opposed to the 45 cent increase, and it is probable they would
rather sulfer for several months than ask the council to guarantee the increase to
the contractors.
The con'ractors have no shareholders clamoring for dividends to worry them
into submission. They claim that while the men are working on the line for $3
for 10 hours, ihey will have no difficulty in getting laborers at $3 for 8 hours.
The workmen would do well lo consider in face of thc certainty that a strike
would be a long one, whether they would not do better to accept the sops offered
by their friends on the council and wait until another council comes into power.
Some of the aldermen have already expressed their readiness to retire if they can
do so without incurring legal penalties The workers have received a lesson in
politicians' promises which may be very valuable to them in days to come.
All accounts not settled by thc 10th, service will
be discontinued.
City Scavenging Company
Warning
The public aro warned to keep away from the
works while blasts are heintt fired. Persona persisting in amironchinir after being warned do tm
at their own risk.
S. P. McMORDIE&Co.
201-tf Contractor!
BOOTS
Strong & Garfield's
OIL   TANS
The   best wsterproof on the
market
Acting Mayor Smith replied that the
plant was not doing all that waa expected of it yet.
"Then," said Alderman Hilditch, "I
still say that the department is not the
credit it may seem in some citizens'
eyes."
As to extension work Alderman Hilditch was apprehensive. "It has cost
about $42,000 instead of $22,000 to
put in the plant we have," he said.
"We cannot supply light at the promised
rate of 15 cents per k.w. hour with
the plant at its present cost. If we
extend at the same rate as we built it
will not be a profit earning concern."
"It seems," said Alderman Clayton,
'that Alderman Hilditch is bound to
get off on the wrong foot. He wants
us, and the public, to believe that
because thc first 100 k.w. cost $42,000,
the second 100 k.w. is to cost at the same
rate. This is not so. The initial cost
of installing this plant was heavy but
the engine is powerful enough. As
far as criticism goes, the department
of which Alderman Hilditch is chairman
is the worst managed and the most
expensive in the city."
Wiih the wings of an angel of peace
Alderman Newton entered the discussion. He pointed out that even if the
light "output was lessened in summer,
the plant might be turning out power.
Then Mr. Love's salary would be
justified.
MAYOR MANSON IS NEEDED
Scott, Froud & Co.
Second Avenue
" Boots and Shoes of Quality. "
Auditor's   Report  of   City   Finances
Puzzles the Aldermen
FELL OUT OVER
LIGHT PLANT
ALD. HILDITCH CRITICISES AND
ALD. CLAYTON RETALIATES
Notes and Comments
Is the faction light in the council spreading? Last night, Alderman Newton
told the Industrial Workers thai "only one member of the council had funked
the issue and gone away." It is high time little Willie returned and squared himself
with the electors. '
The decision of the Industrial Workers List night not to consider a "sabotage"
strike, reflects credit on them. Let us all when we work, work fair, and when
we light, light fair.   The Industrial Workers have thc spirit of the West.
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Light Department in the Dark Hints
Hilditch. Streeta Department la
Worst Managed and Costliest in
the City, Saya Aid. Clayton.
A little till batmen Alderman Clayton
and Alderman Hilditch took place at
Monday's council meeting. Alderman
Hilditch expressed the opinion that as
the summer comes on and the output
of the light plant will decrease, the
salary of $200 per month fixed for E.
Love as manager of both the 'phone
and light plants seems high.
Alderman Clayton came in saying
that the two departments in the city
which are recognised ils thc most efficient
are thc telephone and light departments.
"When Alderman Hilditch's department is as ellicient il will be time for
him to talk," said Alderman Clayton.
"He liis - all along been promising to
do great things in the way of improvements and cutting down expenses, but
there is nothing to be seen yet. When
his own department is in as good condition, it will be lime enough for him
to criticise men who are doing their
best to get something really done in
this direction."
Alderman Hilditch denied that the
light plant was as efficient as Alderman
Clayton made out. The saving in coal
consumption he said was really due
to the fact that only one boiler was
being used. The light plant was not
lighting all the area it had been expected
to light.
"It seems," said Alderman Clayton,
"that Alderman Hilditch's information
i n this subject is the same as it is on
many other subjects. He knows very
little about il. We are not using two
boilers because we do not need two
boilers, and thc saving in coal comes
to about $26 a week."
Alderman Hilditch asked the chairman of the light committee the direct
question: "Are we getting out of the
light   plant   the  result   we  expected?"
As an export uccounta \ Mayor
Manson  is  going  to   prove   of   great
i assistance to the cily council when
he gets back from Victoria.    On Mon-
, day  thc  aldermen   began   to   consider
, the auditors' report on the city finances.
They sat in committee of the whole,
I but after a little discussion they all
quit, agreeing that it  will bc ever so
i much better to let Mayor Manson stay-
wit h the job for a day or two when he
comes  back  so   that   he  can   unravel
ithe mysteries of the figures and explain
them to the council.
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FRIENDLY MESSAGES NO. 7
Had a letter from Vancouver today
and heard some tall knocking there
1 about I'rince Rupert. Good sign. That
means Vancouver is commencing to sit
up and take notice. And it will from
! now on if I and the other boosters of
Prince Rupert are on the job and help
the natural development of this wonderful city and harbor.
That brings me to the possibilities of
Prince Rupert's future. Don't believe
that Prince Rupert will never become
a first clasa city. It will. We have
the geographical location ; we have the
finest harbor on (Jie Pacific in Canada,
and we will have a cracker-jack railroad in a few years, maybe more than
i>i\j'. That all means progress and
growth and expansion.
And that also means that we have
the opportunities.
Prince Rupert Opportunities are my
line.
If you have money to invest, see me.
If you have property to sell, see me.
If you need money, see me.
See me anyway.
ASK   UNCLE   JERRY
Jeremlnh H. Kualer
DIAMONDS
Just received by last mail a psrert of
stool-blue white WsMslton <lism,nai.
We can show you diamond beauty ,���j
diamond perfection in nil sizes of Hon,*,
Don't buy a diamond at all unless you buy
a tfood one. We do not mean one Um
costs n lot nf money, but a perfect slow,
no mutter bow small.
Our Quality Value Is
Unsurpassd
Heintzman: Pianos
Wo have a Inure shipment. ��� if Puno* vt*
riving-on March Int. Whetherynuueb.
ter-este-ti in pmnos or not ���*��������� in.iv >oj.o
���M them.
EASY TERMS
C. B. WARK
Jeweller
FRANK D. KEELEY
WHOLESALE ANI> RETAIL liRt'COIST
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FIFTH    STREET   EXTENSION
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rissey, in to be brought to b-MjJ
the council in order thai0*tV��
Fraser street  may be �������*!^���
Fifth street can be run right ihw*
join Fulton street. <rett
Fraser street owners ��i|"t'.
raised IS feet. Tomttiy th��JP*����
the council for 10 feet ^
engineer found that onJy'* ttm ^
be given on account ol tW <
rais! of grade would have onjJJ
at the Fraser itwel end ol sw? ^
These now anxious for tne ��*�� __.
raise declare that these ��l��''        w
j        'Pt    \-    'il>0   **l****
now  removed.     lno>   ���"��� str(ft
the carrying through ol '"^y.-,
will greatly benefit the eW Depot
fine  street  from  the  propo"*^ right
to the top of Pulton rtw^ |h0
of way would be needed [^w\h���\r
reserve   beyond   Fra-*"* the
mailer  is  to  be looked I*
streets commillee. THE   PRINCE   RUPERT   OPTIMIST
TON OPPOSED
TO RECIPROCITY
|TS TO SEE TARIFF  WALLS
MAINTAINED
lint   Follow  Hia  Old   Leader  on
Question.    Thinks Change Ia
Accordance    With
jtotionnl Government.
Con-
[Specltu to the Optimist)
awa, March 1. ���As was expected,
the deabte on the reciprocity
Blent was resumed in the House
horning. Hon. Clifford Sifton op-
any ulieiations in the present
I system, and criticised the agree-
said he had come to the conclusion
could not follow his old political
��� whom lie had followed so many
and this ought to convince the
be   considered    the    proposed
Lent a most important one.    He
ed tbe House had been unfairly
willi, il not being supplied with
sufficient information. He was surprised at the surrender of Canada's
part, made in the agreement. 1 lc claimed
the tariff policy adopted in 1898 was a
good one, and he was inclined to take
that view.
It was a great shock to the people of
Canada when lour or five members
of the Government, of their own motion
should decide to radically readjust the
long established policy of the cau.try.
Such was not in accordance with constitutional government, and he could
not approve lhe policy.
Horse trulfic will no longer be allowed on the Bnchange Hlock sidewalk.
This sidewalk wus put in at private
expense, and it has been damaged by
recent vehicular traffic there.
Making No Excuses
Even the enemies of Colonel Roosevelt mu��t give him credit for one thing.
In his contest with the New York
politicians he has net yet advanced
the claim that he was drugged. St.
Louis Globe-Democrat.
The Beginning
of the End
with many a merchant dated from
the day he decided that price was
t the chief consideration. Price may
[ catch a customer once, but quality
I and price for quality will command
i his steady patronage and compel his
respect
Ready-made clothes are cut ten
i or twenty at a time with a band
' knife���a very cheap but unsatisfactory and inaccurate method. 20th
Century Tailors cut every garment
individually with the shears���thc only
method by which accuracy of design
and perfection of fit can be obtained.
(loan & Company
Sixth Street, Alder Block
I This is the time when Young  Man's Fancy lightly
turns to thoughts of love
And Ladies
���PLEASE   NOTE   THE FOLLOWING-
sundry Soap 7 bars for 25
'PIT cent. Lye, per can... .10
IW Uttteh Cleanser, per can .10
pyaH "own Cleanser, " .10
t" d Dust, ..xtra large pkg.. .25
���'���wringing Mops, each 40
""I11Sticks, each 20
Brcms, beet house, each 50
���iruurns, extra heavy cabled .60
."fmoblng Brushes, 15c up to .35
fcircliuoy Soap. 4 bars for 25
'��������� S,I'*P, -lib. bar 35
. ��� "   Toilet, 6 bars for .25
:;'i boards, all kinds and sizes
French Ranch Eggs, doz 40
Clark's   Cambridge  Sausage
per can 25
Heinz  Vegetarian   Beans, 2-
lb. can 20
"   Pork and Beans, 2 cans .25
ii ii        "   plain  "     .25
Van Camps Pork and  Beans,
2 cans 25
Van Camps Soups, 2 cans 25
Campbell's Soups, 2 cans 25
Norwegian Sardines, per can .10
We have a large assortment of
Christies BiscuitB and Cakes
-Prompt Delivery
Phone 187-
TRAIN HELD UP
NEAR ST. LOUIS
MASKED MEN MAKE A BOLD AND
DARING ROBBERY
Held up Express Car Within the City
Limits, and Made Away With Express Packages and Money Box.���
Gagged the Messenger
(Special to the Optimist)
St. Louis, March 1.���One of thc most
daring train robberies In history occurred
late last night within the city limits.
The Iron Mountain train was on its
way in, when a number of masked and
heavily armed men boarded the train,
and proceeded to the express car. Thc
messenger who was taken quite by
surprise, made small resistance. He
was bound and gagged, and the men
after going through the packages, made
oil, taking with them certain packages
which they selected and the money
box from the express car.
The daring nature of the hold up has
aroused public opinion.
NEW PASSENGER OFFICES
Grand "Trunk Staff Installed in More
Commodious Premises Now
Mr. McMaster is just getting things
shipshape in the new Passenger and
Freight Offices of the Grand Trunk
Pacific at the wharf on Centre street.
The building formerly occupied by
Gen. Sunt. Mehan and his stall is now
devoted entirely to Mr.McMnster and
staff.
In the rear portion of the building
with door opening on Centre street
passengers will find the booking ollice
and a small waiting room. Towards
the wharf are the friehgt office and
Mr. McMaster's private office. All
the offices are roomy and conveniently
arranged, and will bc more suitable
for the rapidly increasing business now
being done by the G. T. P. steamers.
Gen. Supt. Mehan has removed with
his staff to the offices immediately
behind his former offices, the white
building lately occupied by the Drafting
and Engineering Staff.
TO REPRESENT RUPERT'S REC1-
MENT
Delegate for Coronation Contingent
from Eearl Gry's Rifles
From thc District Officer commanding
at Victoria a message has just been
received by F. Stork that a delegate
from Earl Grey's Rifles will represent
the corps at Coronation, the contingent
to sail in June.
The District Oflicer requests lhat thc
members of the corps nominate a delegate, and F. Stork, thc Commanding
Officer, desires that all members of
Eurl Grey's Rifles who can conveniently
get away in June shall send in their
names immediately to him. The question
will be voted upon at the smoker lo he
held by the Company on Friday night.
STALKER & WELLS
Second Av
enue
and
McBride Street
Amur in Today With Lumber
The steamer Amur arrived today via
the Queen Charlottes, with general
cargo, 105 tons for Rupert, and 30,000
feet of lumber for the Westholme Lumber Co. After discharging her deekload
of lumber at the Westholme Co.'s
wharf the Amur discharged general
cargo at the Centre street wharf, and
leaves tonight for Port Simpson and the
Naas,
The Vancouver Theatre By-law is
being considered by the licensing committee, with a view to reporting on the
proposed reduction of theatre licenses
in Prince Rupert.
THE  WEATHER
Twenty-four hours ending 5   a. m.,
February '-8
We have the best
DOMESTIC
COAL
on the market.    $9.50 per ton
delivered
The Union Transfer & Storage Co.
LIMITED
Phone 36    Office: Helssnon It Ul u.
ttmft$0*i***_
W. L. BARKER
Architect
Second avenue and Third Btreet
Over Westenhaver Bros.' Office.
Utile's NEWS Agency
Magazines :: Periodicals :: Newspaper*
CIGARS   ::  TOBACCOS  ::   FRUITS-
G.T.P. WHARF
LINDSAY'S "ffiffir*
G. T. P. Transfer Agents
Orders tirumptly filled.   Prices reat.or.sble.
OFFICE-H. II. Rochester. Centre St.    I'hone ��*
F. W. HART
UNDERTAKER A EMHALMER
STOCK   COMrLKTE
MAX. TEMP.
46.5
Ml-.. Tim*. HSR.        IN. BAIN
27.0        30.382     ...
s__-E.   EBY   C&   Co.**__=
REAL   ESTATE
Kitsumkalum Land For Sale
kitsumkalum -        B  C.
GEORGE LEEK
MERCANTILE    AGENCY
COLLECTIONS AND REI'ORTS
SIXTH BTREET prince rupert
D. H. MORRISON
Builder and Contractor
Plans and specifications prepared
-ESTIMATES GIVEN-
OFFICE:-Corner Sth Ave. & Green Si
Phone No. 228 Green
PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
Miss   Henny   Wennersten
Scientific Electric Facial Massage
Electric Treatments a Specialty
-CITY   PRICES
Room. No. 4,   Exchange Block
WHOLESALE
PRODUCE
FRUIT . .
FEED . . .
H. H. MORTON
THIRD AVE.
MUNRO   &   LA1LEY
Architects,
Stork Building, Second Avenue.
STUART &  STEWART
ACCOUNTANTS-:- AUDITORS
Law-Butler Building      Phone No. 280
Prince Rupert P.O. Box 351
ALFRED CARSS, C. V. HENNETT, B.A.
"f Hritlsh Columbia of ll.C, Ontario, Saa-
snd Mnnitotia Burs. kittrliewun   ami Al-
Ix't-tJi Burs.
CARSS & BENNETT1
Kahkistkrs, Notaries, Etc.
OlHcc- Exchnnm* block, OOTlttr Thin) uvenue and
Sixth ���trwts I'rinei* Kunort. 8
WM. S. HALL, L.D.S., U.D.S.
Dentist.
Crown and Bridge Work a Specialty.
All dental uperhtiens skilfully treated, (las and
local nnnstheticsi administered for the iminlesn extinction of teeth. Consultation free. Offices: 19
and H) Alder Hlock. I'rince Hunert. 11-12
LUCAS C& GRANT
Civil snd MtnlnK Engineer* und Surveyors,
Reports,   Plans.  S|>eCHlciitions,   estimates.
Wharf Construction, Etc.
Office:   2nd Ave., near First Street
P. O. Bes- 82 PRINCE RUPERT
HANDASYDE   C__  HURT
AGENTS    FOR   STKKI..    MSI'IIINKRY
...AND    CONTRACTORS     I I 111 IKS...
P. O. Box 436 - Office 3rd and Fulton
Prince Rupert Lodge, I.0.0.F
NO.  63
Meets in the Helgerson Hlock
Every Tuesday Evening
All  members of  the order in the city
are requested to visit thc lodge.
G. S. JOHNSTONE. N.G.
H. MORTON. Secretary.
The Westholme Lumber Co.
LIMITED
���WE HANDLE ALL KINDS OF���
BUILDING SUPPLIES
First Avenue Telephone 186
To Lease
ON REASONABLE TERMS
LOTS
BLOCK
SECTION
22
8
1
17
IH
1
24
31
1
1.1, 14
35
1
18, 14
4
5
3,   4
18
5
17. 18
18
5
1.   2
25
6
7,   B
14
6
8
19
6
1. 2. 3
40
7
THE IROQUOIS
POOL
English and American Billiards
Twelve TableB SECOND Ave.
Austrian Faces Magistrate
An Austrian named Mike Kundid wus
charged in the police court this morning
with   having   run   a   common   gaming
house.   His case came up this afternoon.
FIRE INSURANCE AND RENTALS
G.R. NADEN COMPANY
Limited.
Second Ave.. Prince Rupert, B.C.
PRINCE RUPERT WAREHOUSING AND
FORWARDING COMPANY
First Ave.
Nesr McB.ids
Forwarding,   Distributing and
Shipping  Agents.
Storage of Baggage and Household Goods a Specialty.
-AT   LOWEST   RATES-
Douglas Sutherland, Mgr.
P. O. Bos 907 Phone 262 THE   PRINCE   RUPERT   OPTIMIST
COAL   NOTICK
COAL NOTICE
Quoon Charlotto 'llandl Land DUtrict���District ot
Skwna
Tako notico that 1, John McLood of Vancouver,
occupatiun Itrokfr, intend to apply for permission
to prospoct for coul and potroleum un tho following
doNcrihod landa:
Comim-iinuR ut a post plunted at tho mouth of
the Tl-el Hiver and marked J. McL. N. K. Corner, No. 110, thence south KO chains, thence west
80 chains, thencc north BO chaiis, thencc east t*>0
ehains tu point of commencement; containing t�� 10
acres, more or loss.
Datnl |-i'h. 1*1, It'll JOHN'   MeLEOD
Pub. Fab. _,3, Leslie K. Walter, Auent.
i Queen Charlotte Island* Land District- District of
Skeona
I     Tako notice that I, John Mcl-cod of Vancouver
i occupation broker, intend to apply for iiermission
1 to prospoct for coul and |>ctroli-um on tho following
described lands:
I     Commencing at a post plantod about two miles
souih and two miles west of the mouth of the
' TM River and marked J. Mc.L. N. EG. Curner,
j N'o. 72, thence south HO chuins, thonco west HO
| chains,  thence  north  KO  chains,  thence  east   HO
chains to point of commencement; containing
! 640 acres, more or less.
| Dated Fob. 22, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
i Pub. Feb. 21. Clarence McDowell, Agent
COAL NOTICE
Queen Charlolle Islsnds Und District-District ol I gu<K!n ch-rlo���- _______ Und Dutrict-Distriet ol
Bkaana Skeena
Tske notice thsl -John McLeod ol Vsncouver, \ T,k(, __���_, ,hat , *j*"*** McUm* 0( v.ncouver.
oecupstion broker, intend to apply lor permission occup���llon urokt.ri lnwnd t0 ���pp, . (or permia��jo,,
to Prospect lor cosl snd petroleum on the lollowinj ��� �� pruB|10I.. for C(ml ���nd p,.troU*um on the lollowini
uescriueu lanus. I Hi*Mrri_M*d lands*
Commencing ut a post ggttd I^ ��*�� ��������� I     Commencing at a post plantwl about two milea
westo  the mouth of the ll-o   Hi *'rrtt'ldttm"k^.'south and two miles west of the mouth of the
J . McL.   N. W. Corner, No. 29, thence south HO ; Tivi Wvff Bf_(| markoti    j   M   L   s   y   0
chains,  thence oast   hU  chains   thence  north  HO , N*0   48   lhpnce nonh 80 chaj        ^ w
chains, thenc west 80 chains to point of com-   chai       thpncv  Miuh  8u    hl(m     th H()
mencement:  contannng 640 acres, more OT tafc        chains to     ln   of CommonC(.mcru.   containing 640
���Dated lei.. Ji, 1911 JOHN MfU^lJ I acres, more or less.
Pub. Fab. W. C larence McDowell, Agent   D|lted Fob 22  mi J0HN MeLE0D
Tub. Feb. 24.
Leslie B, Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District -District of
Skeenu
Take notice that I, John Mcl-cod of Vancouver,
Queen Charlotle Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notice that 1, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coul and petroleum on the following I occupation "broker," intend to apply for permission
described lands: ' t0 prospocl for e^i anJ ���K.iro|i*um on the following
Commencing at a post planted about two miles   rJa-Mifaad lands'
west of the mouth of the ll-el Kiver and markeil       Commencing at a post planted about two miles
J.   McL.   N. L. Corner. No. 49. thence south JO , wl|lh Rn(, tWo milw wcl_.  of    hp h    f    h
chains, thence wvst HO chains, thencv north HO -, M Uiv(.r aml murk���| j. McL. N -.;_ (orner,
chains, thonce east HO chains to point of com-   No> 4T( thenec MUlh H0 chai       lhpnco 80
mvneement;..containing M0 acres. ?�������J^ chains, thenre north M> chains thence east 80
ESPifijW1* Wl1 ... ___ iUUN N ,Cl;UKI? chains to point of commencement: containing M0
Tub. no. -3. ( larence McDowell, Agent   lcrW( mtifC or lojy, m**~-
COAL NOTICE
Queen Charlotte Islands Lund District ���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John M."l.*-��. of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to pros|H*ct for coal and petroleum on the following
d��'srrd>i-.i  lands'
Duted Feb 22, 1911.
I ub. Feb. 24
JOHN  MeLEOD
Clarence McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take i otice that 1, John Mclxnid of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend lo apply for permission
descrilM^i lanas: --���_-*���.- _ ���***************************************.
Commoncing ul a pout planted about throe milt*?* lo probjH-ct for coul and petroleum on lhe following
west of the mouth of lhe TM    Kiver marked described lands:
J.   McL.   N. K. Corner, No. 70. thenco south HO Commencing   al   a  post   planted   about   two
*s-mim*   ,i..,.,..,   _,���_.-   mi ri,.ui..-.  11.. ��� *. i-i   north  ho milwiwuth and two miles Mutt uf the mouth ol
chains, thence west HO chains, thenct* north  ND
chains, tlience easl  80 chaini to point  of commencement; containing 640 acres, more or less.
Dated Feb. 21, 1911. JOHN .McLKOD
Tub. Feb. 23. Clarence McDowell. Agent
Queen Charlotle
Um Tl-el Kiver, tiraham Island, and marked
J. McU N. W. Corner-, No. 34, thence south 80
chains, ihence east bO chains, thencv north 80
chains, thvnce weat 80 chains to (mint of commencement; containing 640 acres, more or leas.
Dated Feb. 22, 1911. JOHN .McLKOD
Tub. Feb. 24. Clarence M cDuweil, Agent
Queen Charlolle Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notice that 1, Juhn McLood of Vuncouver
occupation broker, intend to apply fur permission
to prospoct for coal and pvirolvum on lhe following
���:..���:,M. m landa:
Commencing at a post planted about two miles
souih and iwo miles west of the mouth of thr Tl-el
Kiver and marked J. McL. S. W. t orner. .No- :13,
thenct* nonh 8U chains, thonce east HU chains,
thencv nouth 80 chains, thence west 80 ehains to
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ point   of  commencement;    containing  610 acres,
i more or lew.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land DMriet -DUtrict or i Datvd Feb. 22. 1911. JOHN McLKOD
Skeena j Tub. Feb. 24. Clarence
stands Land DUtrict-District of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John Mcleod of Vancouver, I
occupaliun bruker, intend lo apply for permission
in it* ������; t ��� ��� for coal and petroleum on the following i
described lands:
('ommencing at a post planted three miles we."t
of the mouth of thv Tl-el Kiver ami marked J. .
McL.    S.    K.  Cornor,  No. 29,  ihence north  HU ���
chains, thencv wvst t-t) chains,  thenct* south  HO
chains, thence east  80 chains to  point  of com-
mencement;  containing MU acres, more or leas.
Dated Feb. 21, 1911. JOHN McLKOD '
Pub. Feb. 23. Clarence McDowell, Agenl
      ! McDowell. Agenl
Quevn Charlotte Islands Land DUtrict-District of
Skeena
Take notico thai 1, John Mrl ���< <\ of Vancouver
occupation broker, inlend to apply for permisidon
to prospect for eoal and petroleum on the following
described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about two miles
south of the 'I l-i-l Kiver and marked John McL.
N. I Corner, No. 32, thence -south 80 chains,
thence went 80 chains, thence north HO chains,
thencc east 80 chaina to point of commencement;
containing 640 acrea, more or lose.
Dated Feb 22, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
Pub. Feb. 24. Leslie K. Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotte lslunds Land DUlrict���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I. John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
descrihed lands:
Commencing al a post planteil about two milea
south of the moulh of the Tl-el Kiver and marked
J. McL S. E. Corner, No. 31, thenee went 80
chains, thenee north 80 chains, thence easl 80
chains, thence aouth 80 chains to point of commencement; containing 640 acres, more or leaa.
Dated Feb. 22, 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb.  24. LaA K. Waller. Agenl
Queen Charlotte lalands Lund DUlrict- DUtrict of
Ske m
Take notice that I, John McLe d of Va couver,
occupation broker, intend o apply for permission
to prospect for c al und pctrolcjm o the following
do'crilftra lands:
Commencing nt a post plantnl aboul four milea
south and two miles wet-t of the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and markod J. McL. N. E. Corner,
No. l'.. thenee south 80 chains, thence west HO
chuins, thence north HU chains, thence east 80
chuins to poj i nf commencement; ontainlng 640
ucres, mon* or loss.
Date.1. Feb. 21, 1911. J< UN  M'LKOD
Pub Feb. 2ft. Clarance McDowell, Agenl
Queen QI ariotte Mam'* Und DUtrict District of
Sk ena
Take notice that I, John McLood 'if Vanmuver,
nccupatio broker, intenil to uppl for permission
to prospect for coal and |h>(roleum on the following
difrr bill lands:
Commencing at a post planted four mien south
and two west of the moulh oi t e Tl-el Km or and
chaini", thence north 80 chains, thence cast 80 | marked J. McL. S. K. Cornvr, No. 46, thenee n rth
chains lo point of commencement; containing 610 I M chains, thence west 80 chuins, the ce soulh HO
acres, mon* or less.
Dated Feb. 22. 1911.
Pub. Feb. 24.
Take notice that I, John McU-od of Vancou
occupution broker, intend to apply for p-ormis*ion
to pros[>ect for coal und petroleum on the following
lands:
Commencing at a post planted about two mili*s
west of the mouth of the 'I l-el Kiver and markvd
J. McL. S. E. Corner, No. Ml, thencv north HO
chains, ihence mat >0 chains, tbence south HO
chains, ihi-ncc eait HO chains to (wint of commencement; containing Mo acres, mere or lc**.
Dated Feb. 21, 1911. JOHN  M'LEOD
Pllb. Feb. 21, Clnrei.ce McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotto Islands Lund District District of
Skeenu
Take nolice that I, John Mclx-od of Vancouver
occupution broker, inlend io upply for iiermission
to pruapocl for coul and |>etroleum on the following
descrilted landa:
Commencing at a post planted two miles west
of the mouth of thv *1 l-el Kiver and murked J
McL. S. W. Corner, No. 28, thence north 80
chains, thence east 80 chuins, thence south 80
chains, ihence west 80 chains to puint of commencement containing 610 acres, more or leas.
Datvd Feb. 21, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
Pub. Feb.2d. Clarence McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlutte lslunds I .ami DUtrict-DUtrict of
Skeenu
Take notice thai I, John Mcleod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for iiermiasion
to prospect for coal and |>ctrolcum on the following
di-sCTihod lands:
Commencing at a posl planted at the mouth of
the Tl-el Kivee and marked J. McL. S. K. Corner.
No 1, thvnce north 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thenee south HO chains, thonce eaat HO
chains to point of eommencemenl- containing
640 acres, mon* or less.
Dated Feb. 21, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
Pub. lib. 23. Clarance McDowell, Agenl
Queen Charlotte Islands I ;.i <l District DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John McIx��od of Vancouver,
occupntion broker, inlend to apply for |>ermission
lo prusjM-ct for coal and petroleum on the following
descrilied lands:
Commencing ut u post planted aliout four milee
south ami two miles Mat of the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and marker) J. Mc.L. N. K. Corner,
No. 71, thence nouth 80 chains, thence west 80
JOHN McLKOD
Clarance McDowell, Agent ]
Que.m Charl t e Island* Und DUtrict��� D sirict of
Ske- u
Tuke notica that I. John McL rod of Vancouver
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to pro poet for eoul and petroleum on the following
describe i lands:
CVmmenci g at a post plant-d al>out *jj miles
south und two milos west or tbe mouth of tho
Tl-el Kiver and mnrked J. MeL. N K. Corner
No. 43 thenc south HO chains, thence west HO
c nins, thence north 80 choins, then e oast 80
chains to point of commencement; containing G-40
acres, more or Ices.
Dated Feb 28, 1911. JOHN M'LEOD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District ���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I, ohn McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation br ker. intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
described land:
Commencing at a post plunted alwut six miles
south and two miles wesl of the Tl-el Kiver and
mnrked J. McL. S. E. Corner, No. 44, thence
north 80chuins, thence west 80 i hains, thence south
HO chains, thence east 80 chains to point of com-
encement: containing 640 acree, more or less.
Dated Feb. 23. 1911. JOHN M'LEOD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District ���District of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John McI<eod ,�����( Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply or permission
to prospect for coal and |>etroleum on the following
doscribed lands:
Commencing at a post planted about six miles)
south and two west of the mouth of the Tl-e,
River and marked J. McL. N. W. Corner, No. 38,
thencc south SO chains, thence east 80 chains
thence north 80 chains, thonce west 80 chains to
point of commencement; containing 640 acres,
more or leas.
Dated Feb. 23. 1911. JOHN M'LKOD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Inlands land DUtrict-DUtrict of
Skeenu
Take nolice that I, John McI^eod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coul and petroleum on thc following
described land:
Commendng at a post planted about six milee
soulh and two mUea wast of the mouth of the
Tl-el River and marked J. McL. S. W. Corner
No. 37 thence north 80 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains to point of commencement; containing 640
acres.'more or leas.
Datod Feb. 23, 1911. JOHN  M'LEOD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land DUtrict ���DUtirct cf
Skoena
TsVe "otice that I, John Mclseod of Vancouver
BOaapaUe I broker, intend to apply for permission
to piiMpwt for eoal and jM-iroleum on he following
deacribed lands:
Commencing ut a pent planted altout six milvs
������outh and thn-e miles west of tho mouth of the
Tl-vl Kiver und markeil J. McL. N. E. Corner,
No. 76. tt-<***oc south 80 chains, thonco west HO
chains, thenee north 80 ehalns, thence east 80
chains to point of commencement; containing
6t0 acres, more or !<���--.
Dated Feb. 23, 1911. JOHN  M'LEOD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Quoen Charlotte Island*. I ..md D strict���District of
Skeena
Take notiee lhal I, John M.-I ���������������l of Vancouver,
occupalion broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
���!���  mln! lands:
Commencing ut a post planted six miles south
and three milea weal of the mouth of the Tl-el
River and marked J. McL, S. E. Corner, No. 75,
ihence north 80 ehains, thence weat 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, Ihence easl KO chains to
point of commencement; containing 640 acres,
more or leas.
Dttad Feb. 23, 1911. JOHN  M'LEoD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarnce McDowell, Agent
Queen Chariotte Islands Uml District -District ��f
Skeena
Take notice ihat I, John McLood of Vancouver
occupation hroker, intend to apply for permission
lo prospect for coal and pel roleum on the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted eight mllea aouth
and two west of the moulh of Tl-el Kiver and
marked J. McL., 8. W. Corner, No. 39, thence
north 80 chains thence easl 80 chains, thence
aouth 80 chains, thence west 80 chalna to point of
commencement; containing 640 acrea, more or
leas. .
Dated Feb. 24, 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 27. C. McDowell, Agent
COAL NOTICK
Queen Charlotte lslunds Und District���DUtrict of
Skerna
Tske notice thut I, John McLood of Vancouver,
occupalion brokor, intenil to apply fur permission
to prospect for coal and pelroleum on the following
described lands:
Commeneing at a post planted aliout four mites
aouth and three miles west of the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver und marker! J. Mc.L. S. B, Corner.
No. 73, thence north 80 chains, thenco west 80
chains, thencv south 80 chains, ihence oust 80
chains to point of commencement; containing
640 ncres, more or less.
Dated Fob. 22, 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 21. Clarence McDowell, Agont
Queen Charlotto Islands Land District-District of
Skeena
Take notire lhat I, John McLeod of Vancouver
occupation broker, intond to apply far permission
to prosepct for coal and petroleum on the following
descrihed lands:
Commencing at a post planted about two miles
aouti nnd two miles west of the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J. Mc.L. S. E. Corner,
No. 71, thence norlh HO chafns, thence weat 80
ehains, thenco south 80 chains, thence east HO
cnains tu point of commencement; containing 640
acres, more or less.
Dated Feb. 22, 1911 JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 24. Leelie E. Waller, Agent
chains,  t  once east    0 chain    t    point   nf com
nn t, inn i,i.   (ontaining 640 acres, more or le s.
Dated Feb. tt.   911. JOHN  M'LKOD
I'ub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District- -District of
Skeenn
Take notice that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
ocrupntion broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospeet for c al and petroloum on th following
described lands:
Commoncing at a post planted about f ur milea
south ami Iwo mili*s wc t of the mnuth of the
Tl-el RJVfT and marked J. McL. N. W. Cirner,
N'o. 36, Ihence south im) chaini, thence e st 80
chain*, thence norlh 8 chuins, thence wes HO
hains lo point af commenctment: eonlaining 640
acres, more or lea".
Dated Feb. 23, 1911. JOHN M'LKOD
Pub. Feb. 25. Clarance McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands L nd District  -DUlrict of
Skeena
Tuke notice thai I, John MrL od of Van ouver,
occupation broker, intend ta apply 'a*- perm iss on
bo prispect or c.ml a d petroleum on tba following
d srrllx-d I'-nda:
Commencing at a p st plant d alio tfoir miles
outh and Iwo mile* we t. of Uf mouth f the
Tl-el Rlvar and marvel J, M L. - W. Corner,
No, 35, thenc- norlh 10 ehains, thenc oast 80
chains, Ihence snil 0 chains, lhe ie Wart 80
cinins n p int of commencement: ntaining 640
a ere*, more or les*.
Dated Pib.fS, 1911. JOHN M'LKOD
I ub. Feb. J?5. CUUtMa M-'Dowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land DUtrict-DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice ihat I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation hroker, Intend to apply fo permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
���ii- .*rit" it land:
Commencing at a post planted eight milea south
and two west of the mouth of Tl-el River and
marketl J. McL., N. W. Corner, No. 41, thenee
south 80 chains, thence went 80 chains, thenco
north 80 chains, thenci* eaat 80 chaina to pofnt
of commencement;   containing 640 acrea, more or
Dated Feb. 24, 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 27. C. McDowell, Agent
Quoen Charlotte Islands Land DUtrict-DUtrict of
Skoena
Take notiee that I, John Md j ni of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for eoal and petroleum on the following
described land:
Commencing at a posl plant i ight milea south
and iwo west of Ihe mouth of tl.e Tl-el River ami
marker! J. McL., S. K. C rner No. 42, thencc
north 80 chains, thence wesl HO chains, ihence
south HO chains, thence east HO chains to point
ol commencement; containing 640 acres, more or
leea.
Dated Fob. 24, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
I'ub. Feb. 27. C. McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notice thai I, John McLood of Vancouver,
occupalion broker, intend to apply for permiasion
to proMpect for coal and lietroleum on the following
described land:
Commencing nt a post plnnted nbout eight
milea south and four west of tho mouth of Tl-el
Kiver and marked J. McL., S. W. Corne-, No. 77,
thenco north HO chains, thence aatl HO chains,
t ence aouth 80 chains, thenee wist HO chains to
point of commencement; containing 6(0 acres
more or leas.
Dated Feb. 24, 1  11. JOHN  McLKOD
Pub. Feb. 27. C. McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land DUtrict���District of
Skeena
Take nolice that I, John htcLaad of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to npply lor permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted about eight milea
south and four weat of the imiuth nf Tl-el River
and marked J, McL., N. W. turner, No. 7H, Ihenee
south 80 chains, thence BM mi chains, thence
nnrth 80 chains, ihence w.-st BO i-haina to point of
commencement; containing 040 acron, moro or
toss.
Dated Feb. 24.1911. JOHN  MeLEOD
Pub Fab. 9 . C McDowell, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notice lhat 1. John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupution broker, intvnd to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
daacribad land:
Commencing at a post planted about eight miles
south and four weal of tne mouth of Tl-vl Kiver
and mu k d J. McL., N. E. Corner, No. 79, thence
W. HO chains, thence south 80 chainB, thence north
80 chains, thonco east HO chains to point of commencement; containing 640 acres, more or less.
Dated Feb 21,1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 2 . C. McDowell, Agent
Qmen Charlotte Island Land DUtrict���DUtri t of
Skeena
Take notico that I, John McLeod of Vancouver
occupation broker, intend to appl for permission
to prospect or coat ..nd petroleum on the lollowing
de-scribed land:
Commencing at a post planted about eight
milvs south and four west of the moulh of thu
'i'-el River a d mark.d J. McL., S E. Corner,
No. 80, thence north 80 chaina, thonce Weat 80
chuina, theme south 80 chalna, thence east 80
chain- to point of enmmencement; contain-n 40
acres, mor   or leas.
Daio   Feb. 24. JOHN MeLEOD
Pllb* leb 27 C. McDowell. Agem
QUeen Charlotte Islands Land Diatrict���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted about two milea
north from the mouth of the Tl-el Kiver and
marked J. McL. N. E Corner, No. 2, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 8 chainB, thencc
north 80 chains, thence eaat 80 chains lo point
of commencement; containing 640 acreB more
or less.
Dated Feb. 26. 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 27. T. E. Walter Agent
Queen Charlotte Islanda ljind Diatrict���District of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intvnd to apply for permission
to proapect for coal and petroleum on tho following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted aboul two milee
north of the mouth of the Tl-el River and marked
J. McL,, S. E. Corner, No. 3, thence north 80
chains, thenco west 80 chains, thence aouth 80
chains, thencc eaat 80 chains to point of commencement; containing 640 acres, more or loss.
Dated Feb. 26, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
Pub. Feb. 27. T B. Walter. Agvnt
Queen Charlotte Islands Lund District���District of
Skeena
Take imt in* that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupaliun broker, intend to apply for permission
lo prosjiect for coal and petroteum on tbe following
dcscirbod land:
Commencing at a post plantod about two miles
north of the mouth of the Tl-el r ver uml marked
J. McU, S. W. Corner, No. 4. thence norlh 80
chuins, ihence east 80 chuins thence south 80
chains, thence west 80 chains to point of com
mencement; containing 640 acres, more or less.
Datvd Fob. 25, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
Pub. Fvb 27. T. E. Walter. Agenl
Queen Charlotte Islands Land DUtrict���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice thai I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation brokvr, intvnd to apply for permisaion
to prospect for coal aad petroleum on thc foUowing
described land:
Commencing a a post plantod about two milea
north and two miles wvst of the mout of the
Tl-el Kiwr and marked J. McL., N. W. Corner,
No. 27, thencv south 80 chains, thence vast 80
chains, thence north 80 chains, thencv weal hO
chains to poinl of commencement; containing 610
acres, morv or loss
Dated Feb. 26,1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 27. T. E. Walter. Agent
Queen Charlotte Islanda Land District���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I. John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
descrilied lands:
Commencing at a poat planted about two milea
north and two miles weat of the mouth of '11,1
River and marked J. McL., S. W. Corner, N ���- '���!������'
thence north 80 chaina, thencc east 80 chains,
thencc south 80 chaina, thencc weat 80 chaina to
pount of commencement; containing 640 acres,
more or less.
Dated Feb. 26, 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Fvb. 27. T. E. Walter. Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notiw that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospoct for coal and petroleum on tho following
described land:
Commencing al a post planted ahout two milea
north and two miles wast of the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J McL. N. W. Corner,
No. 61, thence aouth 80 chalna, thence west HO
chaina, thenc north 80 chaina, thence east 80
chaina to point of commencement containing
640 acre-., mora or lesa.
Dated Feb. 26, 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 27. T. E. Waller Agent
Queen Charlo te Islanda Land Diatrict���Diatrict of
Skeena
Take notice that 1, John McLeod of Vancouver
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following
described land:
Commencing at a poat planted alwut two miloa
norlh and two miles west of tho mouth of the
Tl-el River and marked J. McL., S. E. Corner,
No. 62, thence north 80 chains, thencc weat 80
chains, thencc south 80 chains, thencc east 80
chaina to point of commencement; containing 640
acres, more or less.
Dated Feb. 26 1911. JOHN MeLEOD
Pu)>. Feb 27. T. E. Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotto Islands Land Diatrict���DUtrict of
Skeena
Take notice that I, John Mcl-cod of Vancouvor,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prrapert for coal and petroteum on thc following
descrilied land:
Commencing at a post planted about three milee
west and two milee north of the mouth of tho
Tl-el Kiver and marked J McL. S. E. Corner, No.
67 thence north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thencc aoutl 80 chains, thence east 80 chains to
point of commencement; containing 640 acrea,
more or leas.
Dated Feb. 26, 1911 JOHN MeLEOD
Pub. Feb. 27. T. E. Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islanda Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notice that I John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, Intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal und potroleum on the following
��� li"rnbed land:
Cnmmencing at a post planted about throe mllee
west and two miloa north of tho mouth of tho Tl-el
River and marked J. McL., N. E. Corner No. 6h,
thence south HO chains, thonce west hO chains,
thence north sO chaina, thence oust chalna to point
of commencement; containing ��������������� acres more or
less.
J"HX MtliOD
(larence McI��_��t-:!,Ab��>
Qumh Chariott. Wll,d.L mi i*.,^��������
Toki* none* il,*,, |, j,,*,,, M , f
oooupatlon brokor, Intend t��� , ,',,"' '''"*��*J
to prospscl lor coal snd MwXmoMS
ili*srrib��l land: m"""$* lolkn
Comrm-nciriL' at ;i n,.*i ,,|.,t11,i ���, ���* . .
south anil two W,- ,',,| , '''T;1^**
and mark.*d J. Mel.'. N. \ ' ,'- "' -f *3|
soulh ho chains thence. a,t sbihsTi .W' 'H
B0 chains, thenes west sKKwhfc*!
mr rami-nt: eonUlnlnj 640 sm. m,,. . **
Dated Feb. 24,1011 jfiSf??1*
Quwn Chsrlott,. Ulsnd, Und I��;-trici-Ui-trict �����
Tako notin* that |. John McUod oIV.���J
occupation broker, Intend to ai'i.l-.   r ,S2
to proapec for eoal ami petroleam <��MSS
ili-scrilH'il lunds: ��� ���""*������
Comma clnj it a post pUnted l\vm ������_,
north and one mile easl ol the nouth ,f,", ft
Uivo- and marked J. Md... s. _, rwJl
thenc north Ml chains, i|���.r.C(, ," ";. JJ*���*
thenco south Kii chains, thenee su ... Si
point of commsneementi rut-dels. utmS.
more or less *   " *"*
Dnted Keb. >6, 1!H1. JnilM M,,rn���
Pub.F.b.48. ciiresc. Wjff*
Quwn Charlutte Islands'ljm,| l'1-lwt-lK..-j I
H'-*-i..i I
Take notice that 1. John Mi-I..,��l0| ,.-._, I
oecupslion broker. Intend in ,pol) l��m_aM
to prospect forroslsi.il petroleum n laSusi
described lands:
Commeneini: ut s post nlsntsd shout fa* s_
north nnd om* mile east .4 tt,,- mouth,; ii.tia
Itiver und markad J. Mel... w K. tomi s,T
thenre south HI) rlmins. thrnee na* Koala
thenre north 6U chains, thenc. su it rUa],
point of romnienrenici.1; eontair.it.i; ||a .-,
more or less.
Dsled Keb. .6, 1911.
I'ub. Kcb.128.
Quwn Churlotte lalandi Ui I DiMrict_Dfatnt*j
.--k.s-Ti;.
Tske notire thai 1. John Mcbssl of V../wi^
occupation broker. Intend lo apply for p*t*ss*
to pro*��pt*rl lor coal and p-troleum on iL Io."��� 3
dcsrril*4-il ulnds: ^^m
Commenring at a po*i plantad ul<out 'rt n��a
north nnd one mile w,m ol the mouth d til
Tl-rl Hiver und murk,-1 .1. McL, V V. Carat
No. 17, thrnee south BQ eJtalaa, thor.et eat i
rhsins, thenre nonh HO ehains, Ihas-s tat J
rbuins to point nl commencement; crttnniftj
arn*s, more or less.
Dated l-.-b 211, 1911. JOHN MdEOD
I'ub. Keb. 2f. Clarence MrUuM-l A|il
Quevn Charlotte l-sandi I sl d I1   ���-���   ' m*mm
Skeena
Take nolice that I. .1"!ll  NM** i.'. VinccBi^
. ecupution broker. Intend to If-pl) io- isrmiss, I
tn prospect for roal and petroleun on lU-fnlinstl
ii   '-nl ,-.! lands: I
Conimeneini: st u posl plsntsd alout dm J
mites north unit one mOe t.t*ti ol tl.<- n.���utholtail
Tl-el Itiver un.l markad i MeL., S I'.Ontl
No. IK, thence north BO cl ui ���t>-.n*ti��*��l
cbains, ihence nuth B0 chains, t! inr. iss H
chains to point of oocnmai ren rot; ivr,tiir_{fs1|
scree, more or Ii-n.. 1
Dutiil Keb. 2li, 1911. JOHN Mri.'.HD I
J'llb. Keb. 2S. I    r BO. MclWJ. Aast |
Quoen Charlotte Islsnil* Im - " Irid -I'.-oind
**k*. i .i
Tuke notice thnt I. John Vcl." I ������'..amm.
occupution broker, Intond to sppl) totpmm
to prosiM*ci for coul snd petroleum ��n tnt-wsMi
described lsnd*,:
Commencini: ui u put planted "'1It**,**il5
north und one miles weal "I the moouollallj
Itiver and mnrknl J. MeL   -   '    ��� *�����������*
thenco  north Ml chuin*.  tl ���   ���" ! *-<**% I
thrnre south SO chuins. thrnee i i I -ulans** ]
point  ol commer.crniem:   ,
morr or les*--.  ��� ,,.Ar.
Dttad Fob. ��6,1911. JOHN V<t*__
Pub. Feb. 28. Clsrvnc. Mclio..ll.A|*
Queen Charlotte lslunds Und DlstrtCI   W**5
-Qroona
Tske notice that I, John McUod ol ____*&
oecupstion broker, intend t.. ippl�� I* PJJJS
lo prospect lor coul und potroleum on i h��* loiimnai
drsrrilM*d lands: ^
Commencini! at u post planted nissn t��' ����1
north snd one mile *v.-i "1 'I"' """i:",?"
1*1 e| Hive.- -i.d msrked J. McU, N. B* <��������
No. 24, thence south mi chains, i tu r.e- ��* "
chsins, thence north 10 chains, Ibsrffl *** *
chsins to point ol commencement; eunisinin����"
seres, more or 1���. .i.iiuD
Dsled Keb. 20, 1911. JOHN MeWJ
Tub. Keb. 2d. Clarence MrllmiO. un
Queen Charlotle Islands Und Dlstifcl   >' '*������" 9
Take notiee thnt I. John McL I "I \*-i_*
occupation broker, intend to t I. l**t*_f**a
to prospect lor cosl and pel rul.-un 0�� lh' '"'"���*���
descrilied isnds; __. -__,
Commencini* ut u pool plantad    _ !��'��� **
north and three miles west ul.Hi-.m���.1-'^
Dated Feb. 25,
Pub. Keb. 27.
nil.
JOHN McLKOD
T. E. Walter, Agent
Tl-el Hiver snd murked J. McL
No. .vi, ihence south Ml chain
chains, thence north Hd ehains,
rhains to point oi rommi'tirem'-r.'
seres, mure nr les BHB���sW. ., tintl
Dato-Pab. SS, 1911. JOHN '-'-"S
I'ub. Keb. 2H. Clarenr Mr! "-���  '��� �����*���"
, tfasMI i*** !
I licnee .Ml
:  (MUlaininC
id
Queen Chsrlotte Islands Land DM
si ���-. n i
Tske notice Ihul I. .luhn Mi I  '
occupation broker. Intend to sppl)
to prospect for eoal uml potroli
descrils-d lunds:
Commenrini: ul n post plant* I
norlh und thnt* miles wc-i of It
Tl-el lllver snd markod i   Mel
No.  54, Ihence north Mi chali
chains,   thence south  Mi el an
rhaillN to point ol Commente   ' ���
seres, mon* or less.
Dnted Keb. 20, 11111. ;'���
Pub. Keb. 28 Clurence M
rid
-lii'trKti'
id ul Vans-**.
f.,r   iiefinusts
:,i.,iui ImirrJo
. mouth el *
< w. i'"v!_
��� ' '���'.
mr.taininc "'
OHN Ut***-oD
IcDomU Aft
Queen Chsrlotto Uandl Und D trW -I'--""*
Skoona ,. .neo_rtt,
Take notire thut I. Job   McLeod ol ��� ������'
occupation broker, inlend to ippl) "". I, ,.,jB,
to prospect for coul ami pelroleum "" "��
described Isnds:      , ���, -ik-i
Commencini! al n pnst plan." ul" ' , |b,
north snd three miles wast of I"- "'"'A'\.���-,,
Tl-el River und markisl J. MeL.. �������,,-, M
No. 60 thenee south Mi chsins. im*"*
ehains thence north Ml chains,
chains to point of rnmmelininel'. con
sctes, more or less. wiiiv* _,...���
Dated Feb. 20. 1911.       , ii.rMl, it**
Pub. Keb. 28. Clurence Mcl)n��'"'
*^StS
; M.-1,K(*I'
Queen Charlotte Inlands Und 0
Skis'im
lli.lfictol
^'"���'"'i. . i ,,f \nr>r��*i*-'"*-T'
Take notire lhat I, John M-H**"1" .���,rmL��ion
occupalion broker, intend I" "l'l"V .'.,, [ollowin!
to prospoct for coal und potroloum on
described lnnds: ,   ,    , (���ur nut"
CommencinK nl n i.nsl plant;-   '"'  '������������,,1 lh'
north and throe miles west o     '"  -.'   ..  r���rner
Tl-el Kiver and markeil .1.  M'-l ��� ��� -  .     , ������'
No. 05. tlience norlh 80 chains.
rhains   thence south M Chains, i ''.t ill
rhaina to point ol rummi'iici'menl.
acres, more or less. muM \l-l.*','t
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back."
"What sort of a speech did he make
ut the banquet?"
"Not bud. He was allowed only three
minutes to talk, you know."
"Say, I don't know just how to take
Miss Cutting's comment on my singing."
"What did she say?"
"She said Caruso's voice was excellent
but mine was better still."
ORT MANN
(Subdivision of Sec. 9) about 200 yards from waterfront
Thil   Subdivision   is   the   only   inside   subdivision   not  owned
by the Railroad Company.
Lots from $700;  Very Easy Terms
NORTHERN  AGENTS-
.Samuel Harrison & Co.
Brokers, Prince Rupert and Stewart, B. C.
Agents for Stewart Land Company,  Limited
he Optimist
|50c PER MONTH
BEFORE SEDAN
This touching little poem was written by Austin Dohson, an English
writer born in 1840. He was an officer
in the British civil service, and has
written many fine poems, some humorous, others marked by the delicate nnd
tender pathos apparent in these verses.
The poem has reference to thc bloody
victory gained by the Germans over the
French on the battlefield of Sedan, in
France, September 1-2, 1870.
Here, in this leafy place,
Quiet he lies;
Cold, with his sightless face
Turned to the skies;
'Tie but another dead;
All you can say is said.
Carry his body hence,*���
Kings must have slaves;
Kings climb to eminence
O'er men's graves;
So this man's eye U dim,���
Throw the earth over him.
What was the white you touched
There, at his side?
Paper his hand had clutched
Tight ere hc died;
Message or wish, may be;
Smooth the folds out, and see.
Hardly the worst of us
Here could have smiled)
Only the tremulous
Words of a child���
Prattle, that has for stops
Just a few ruddy drops.
Look.    She is sad to miss,
Morning and night,
H is   her dear father's - kiss;
Tries to be bright,
Good to mamma, and swett.
That is all.   "Marguerite."
Ah, if beside the dead
Slumbered the pain
Ah, if the hearts that bled
Slept with the slain
If the grief died,- but, no,���
Death will not have it so.
The Wonderful Railroad
The railroiids, as we know, make
nothing by hauling f ei ht. There is
n money in the c mmutat on t attic,
nd th Pullman r mpany is los ng
money every day. What is the fa (-ma-
lion about railroading that ku-ps men
in it?���Chicago Tribune.
Read the Daily Optimist
LAND  PURCHASE  NOTICE
Queen Charlutte Islands Land Disirict -DUtrictlof
Skoona
Tako notico that I, John McLood of Vancouvor,
occupation hrokor intoml to apply for permission
to prospoct for coal and petroloum on tho following
descrilied lunds:
Commencing at a post planted ah "" .six milos
north und ono milo oast of the mouth of tho Tl-el
Kiver and marked J. McL., N. K Corner, No. 7,
thenc** south SO chains, thenco wost 80 chains,
thenco north HU chains, thenco oast ko chains to
point of commencement; contuininK *>10 acros,
more or leas.
Dated Feh. 27, 1911. JOHN McLKOD
I'ub. March 1. Leslie B, Walter, Auent
Queon Charlotto Islands LandlDistrict��� District of
Skootiu i
Tuko notice that L John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, inlend to upply for permission
to pro-spool for coal and petroleum on the followini*
described lands:
Commencing ui u post planted ubout six miles
north und nno mile en.��<t of the mouth of the Tl-el
Kiver and murked J. McL., S. K. Corner, No. 8,
Ihenc-* north SO chaina, thonce west SO chains,
thence south NO chains, thenco east 80 chains to
poinl of commencement; contuininK MO acres,
more or less.
Duted Feb. 27, 1911. JOHN  McLKOD
I'ub. March L Leslie k Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotte lslunds 1-snd District  - District of
Skoena
Tako notice thai 1. John McLood of Vuncouver,
occupution broker, intend lo upply for permission
to prospect for coul und petroteum on tho followinK
described lunds:
CommencinK at a pust planted ahout seven
milen north nnd one mile west of the mouth uf the
*ll*el Kiver and marked J. McL., N. \V. Corner,
No. 15, thence south KO chains, thenco oust KO
chains, thenee north 80 chains, thence west 80
chains to point of commoncomw.it: containinK 040
acres, more or less.
Dated Keb. "27. Hill. JOHN McLKOD
Tub. March 1, LceUo K. Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Lund Disirict ���District of
Bkeena
Tako notice that I, John McLood of Vancouver.
occupation bniker, intend to apply for permitoion
to pfoepecl for coal aud potroleum on the followinK
dt-sQibed lands:
CommencinK ut a post planted about live milea
north and one mile west of (he mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver und marked J. MeL., S. W. Curner,
No. 10, thenci* north KO chains, thence east SO
chains, thence south K0 chains, thence west HO
chains to point of commencement; containinK 6J0
acre**, more or less.
Dated Feb. 27, lull. JOHN McLKOD
Tub. March 1. Leslie K. Walter, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land Dislrici District ot
Sk'-e.u
Tako nolice that I, John Mcleod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect fur cual and (>ot roleum on tho lollowinK
daanibed lands:
CommencinK Ht a post planted about seven
miles north aud one weit of lhe mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J. McL. N. K. Corner,
No. 22, thence south 80 chains, thenc.1 west BO
chains, thence north 80 ehains thenee east 8ti
cnains to point uf commencement; contuininK 640
acres, more or less.
Datod Fob. 27, Hill. JOHN McLKOD
Tub. March 1. Leslie B, Walter, Afent
Queen Charlolte Islands Land Disirict -District of
Bknann
Teko notice thai I, John .McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, i ntend to apply for |>ermisslon
to proapect for coal and |>otroleuni on tho following
ih -in*-*.-ii lends:
Commencing al a posl planted alwut live miles
norlh and one milo west of tho moulh of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J. McL. S. K. Corner,
No. 2d, thence north 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence south 80 cnains, ihui.ee east 80
ehains to point of commencement; containing Glo
acre*-, more or lew.
Duie.l Fen. 27. Kill J.illN McLKOD
I'ub. March. 1. Leslie K. Waller, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land Diatrict -District if
Skeona
Tako notice that I, John McLeod of Vancouver,
occupation bruker, intend to apply for permission
to proMpect for coal a nd petroleum on lhe following
<!������ crils��� i lands;
Commencing at a post planted aboul six miles
north and tnruo miles west of the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J. McL., N. W. Corner,
No. 55, ihence soulh no chains, thonce cast Ml
chains, thonce north HO chains, thonce went ���*-������
chains to point of commencement; containinK 040
acres, more or le.a.
Daied Keb. 27, 1UU. JOHN  McLKOD
Tub. March 1. Loalio K. Walter, Agent
Quoen Charlotto Islands Land District ���Dislrici of
Skoena
Tako notico lhat I, John McLood of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for |>crmisiion
to pros|>ect for coal and petroleum on lhe following
descrii-ed lands:
l.ommencing at a posl plunted altout six miles
north and tnreu miles west ot the mouth of tm
'Del Kiver and murked J. McL. S. W, Corner,
No. f>6, tnence north no chains, thonce east t*>0
chains, I ience soutn KO chains, ttience west 80
cnains to point of commencement; containing 610
acres, more or less.
Dated -rel.. 27, lull. JOHN  McLKOD
I'ub. March 1. Leslie K. Walter, Agent
Quoen ('harlotte Islands Lund District���District of
Skuena
Take notice lhal I, Jonu ftfoLood of Vancouver,
occupation broker, into id to apply for permission
lo prospect for mal and *.��etroloum on the following
in -������MM'.I lands
I ommencing at a post planted aboul six mites
north and three miles west uf the mouth of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J. MrL., S. K. Corner,
No. 58, thence north M) chains, thonce west 00
chains, thence south so chains, thence oust KO
cliuins to point of eommoncoment; ContuininK 010
aces, mon* or h*ss.
Dated fub, 27, lull. JOHN  McLKOD
Tub- March 1. U-alie K. Walter, Ag.-nt
Queen Charlotte Islands ljind District- District of
Skeona
Take notice that I. John McU-od of Vancouver,
occupalion broker, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and |>etroloum on lhe folln-ving
doscrilHxl lands:
Commencing at a post planteil about six miles
north ami three miles west of the moulh of the
Tl-el Kiver and marked J. McL. N. K. Corner,
No. B0, therce south ti) chains, thence west. 80
chains, thence north r0 chains, tl.ence east 80
chains to point of commencement; containing ���'������>���
acres, more or less.
Dated Feb. 27, 1011. JOHN McLKOD
Tub. March 1. Ix*slie K. Waller. Agent
Queen Charlotto Islands Land District���District of
Skeena
Take notico that I, John Mcl-eod of Vancouver,
occupation broker, intend to apply for permission
to proapeet for r ml and petroleum on tho following
descritiod lands:
Commencing at a post plantod about eight
milen norm and tnrce milci west of the mouth of
the ll-el Kiver and markel J. MrL. V K. (orner,
No. 57, thence south HO chains, thonce west N
ebaina. thence north 80 chai.is, tlie.ice east 80
chains tO point of cimmence nont; containing 640
acres, nmre or less.
Date! Keb. 27, 1911. JOHN  McLKOD
Kb, March 1. Leslie K. Walter, Agent
Skeena Land Distriet-District <>f Canst.
Take notiee Hint I. J. II. McAuuhev of I'rince
Kouert, occupution minor, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following descrilied
lunds:
CommencinK nt u post planted at the southwest
corner of lot 22411. theneo enat 40 ehuins, thence
south tl chains, thenee west 40 ehuins, thonce
north 0 chnins to point of eommoncoment, containing 2d ucres more or less.
Date Fob. 15. lull J. H. McAUOHKY
Fob. Feb. 25. lull. Andrew Kennedy, A ������������nt
Skeenu Land District-District of Coast
Tuke notice that I, l'eter Keid, of Vancouver*.
B.C., occupution  teamster,  intends to apply fur
permission to purchase the followinK described
lunds:
CommencinK nt a post  planted  and marked I'.
K.'s S.W. curner und Immediately adjoining poeta
nmrked J.M.'s N.K. eorner and A.K.'s S.K. corner; ihence north 80 chains, thenci* eait lu chains.
thenee south 80chnins, thence west 40 chalna. to
point of enmmencement, containing 800 ncrea
more or less. PETER It KID.
Dated 1st Feb. 1UU Charles 11. Allen. Agent
Pub. Feb. 25.
Skeenu Land District-District of Coast
Tuke notiee that  1, Willium Anderson, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation clerk, Intanda to apply
for permission to purehaae thc lollowing deeorib*-
nd hinds:
CommencinK nt n post planted und marked W.
A. northwest corner, nnd aboul 1 mile from Alexander Kuehun northern Ismndury line; thence
south 80 chuins, thenee east 80 chains thence
north Ht ehuins, Ihenee west 80 ehains, to point of
eommeneement. Containing 640 acn h mme or less.
WILLIAM ANDERSON.
Dated let Fob. lUll Charles It. Stark. A^nt
Pub. Feb. 25.
Skeena Lund District-District of Coast
Take   notice   that    1,   Alexander   lluchnn,  of
Vuncouver, B.C., occupution butcher, intends to
apply for permission  to purchase the followinK
described lauds:
CommencinK a post planted nnd murked A TVs
S.K. curner, and adjoining posts marked J.M.'a
N.K. corner and l'.K.'s S.K. corner; thenee west
mi chains, thence noithNi chains, tbence east 80
ehains. thenee suuth hu chuins to point of eum-
nienoement, containing 840 tOTM nuue or less.
ALEXANDERHUCHAN,
Duted 1st Feb., lUll Charles 11   Allen. AKent
Fub. Feb. 25.
Skeena Land District-District of Coast.
Take notice thut I. John Miller, of Vancouver,
B.C., occupntion butcher, intends to upply tor
permission lo purchase the followinK described
lands:
Commencing ut a post plunti-d about 1 chain
from tidewater ut thc head of Luscombe Kay. und
markisl J.M.'s N.K. corner, thenee west HO chuins,
thence south 80 chains, thenco east -" chuins,
thence north 80 chnins, tu point of ei-mmcnoe-
ment, containinK tito ucres more or less,
JOHN MILLER,
Dated 1st Feb., lUll Charles K. Stark, AKent
I'ub. Feb. 25.
Skeena Land District- District of Coasl.
Take nolice thut I, U-slie K. Walter, of Vancouver. B.C., occupatiun prospector, intends to upply for pii no- ��� -i<>n to purchase lhe fullnwinKdes-
Snbed lands:
CommencinK ut n post planted and marked L.
E. W.'s S.K. eorner und immediately adjoininK
post murked W.A.'s N.W. corner; thenee north 40
chuins, thenee west 80 chains, thence south 40
chains, thence east KM chains, to point of commencement, containinK 880 acres, more or less.
LESLIES. WALTER,
Dated 1st Feb.. 1911 Charles II. Allen. A*ent
Pub. Feb. 25.
COAL NOTICK
Queen Charlutte Islands Land District -District uf
*0J Skeena
Take notice that I, John McLe ��� I of Vuncouver,
occupution broker, intend to apply for |H*rmWon
to prospect for coal and jjetroleum on the following
deecribed lands.
Commencing at a post planted ahout eight
miles north and three mile.*, west of the mouth of
tho ll-el Kiver und marked J. MeL. S. K. Corner,
No. 01, thence nonh 80 chains, thonce west 80
chains, thenw- south KO chains, thenee east K0
chuins to point of commencement, containing 610
acres, more or hiss.
Dated Feb. 27, IU1L JOHN   McLF.OD
I'ub. uMrch 1. LwUl K. Waller, Agent
Skoena  l-and  District���Queen Charlolte Islanda
Division
Take notice that .10 days after data I, Susan
l.c;ir>, mri mod woman, of SkideKnte, 11. ('., intend
to apply to the Chief Com mis** lOMf of I.;imI ���>. for
a license to prospect for coal, oil and pelroleum
on and under the following described lands-
Commencing al a post planted ut the ���QBthfUt
corner of Lot 501, (iraham Island, thence north 80
chains, thencv west K0 chains, thonce miuth  80
chains, thenco east 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 010 acres.
Dated Nov  16, 1910. SUSAN LEAKY
I'uh. Dee 10.
Queen Charlotte Islands Und District -Dutrict of
Skeuna
Take notice that 1, Thos. It. Davey of Queen
t harlotte, occupation notary public, intend to
apply for permission to prospeet for coal and
petroleum on the following described land:
Commencing at u post planted eleven milm
north and seven mllea east of Section 13, Township
7. (iraham Island and marked T. It. D. N. K.
corner, thsnee wost 80 chains, thenc* south 80
chains, thence east K0 chains, thence north 80
chains to point of commencement, containing 640
acres mora or less.
Dated Nov. 9, 1910. THOS. K. DAVEY
Tub. Dec. 3. Wilson Cowing, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���District of
Skeens
Tako notico that Thos. K. Davey of Queen
Charlotte, occupalion notary public, intend to
apply for permission to prospect for coal and
petroleum on the following deacrihed land:
CommencinR at a post planted eleven miles
north and seven miles east of SecUon 18, Township
7. (.raham lsiand and marked No. BT, T. K. D��� S.
E. cornor, thence north 80 chains, thence wesl 80
chains, thence south 80 chains, thence east 80
chains to point of commencement, conUining 610
acrea more or lem.
Dated Nov. 9, 1910. THOS. R. DAVEV
Puh. DM, 3 Wilson Gowing, Agent
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District���Diatrtct of
Skeena
Take notice that I, Thos. K. Davey of Quean
Charlotta, occupalion noury public, intend to
apply for parmission to pros-wet for coal and
petroleum on the followinR described land:
Commoncing at a post plantad thirteen milea
north and five miles east of Section 13, Township
1 Graham Island and marked No. 78, T. D. It., S.
Wi corner, thence east 80 chains, then.* north 80
chains, thence wesl 80 chains, thence south 80
chains to point of commencement, containing 640
acres more or less.
Dated Nov. 12, 1910. THOS. R. DAVEY
Fub. Dec. 3. Wilson Gowing, Agent THE   PRINCE   RUPERT   OPTIMIST
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A sample lot of nbout
sixty just to hand.
Very natty styles, all
different cuts, in Serges, Cashmere and Pique
Stuffs, nicely trimmed
with Braids, Appliques
antl Embroideries, nil
this Spring's samples.
Colors are Navy, Red,
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COAL NOTICE
(Jusan (bsrlott* Islsnds Land District���District ol
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Taka notico that I, Thos. It. Dsvsy ol Qusen
Chsrlotte, oecupslion noisry public Inland Im
apply lor permission to prospecl for coal snd
pelroleum on the followinK described lsnd:
CommencinK st s post plsnted nino miles north
snd two miles oast of Spctlon Ll. Township 7,
Grshsm Islsnd snd msrked No. 41. T. It. D.. S. E.
corner, Ihence west HO chsins, ihence north 80
chsins, thence esst HO chsins, thonce south 80
chsins to point o( commencement, containing 640
acrm mnre or loss.
Dsted Nov. 6, 1910. THOS. It. DAVEY
Pub. Dec. 3. Wilson Gowing. Agent
bing" on the contract men. And if
the contract men go on working at the
low rate, they are "scabbing" on the
city men who have gained the 45 cent
rate. This so complicates the situation
that there is some chance yet that a
general strike may be declared. The
difficulty along with a dispute as to the
manner of strike adopted, kept the
workers up late last night at their
meeting. From half past seven p.m.
last night until one a.m. this morning
they debated the labor situation in the
Skating Rink. The seated section of
the rink was densely packed, a continuous stream of men having poured
into the building from the opening.
From eight hundred to a thousand
workers must have been there. W.
Fraser presided. His post was an
onerous one.
Aid. Newton Explains
To begin with in response to an invitation by the P. R. I. A., Alderman
Newton gave his understanding of the
exact intention of the city council as
regards the 45 cent increase. Alderman
Kerr, and Alderman Hilditch were
also expected to be there, but Alderman
Hilditch had not received his invitation,
and Alderman Kerr was detained elsewhere. The burden of explanation fell
on Alderman Newton.
Alderman Newton said that the situation had been much complicated by
the legal dilticulty involved. Had il
not been for that the men would have
had the increase right away. But the
idea of the method taken was to avoid
landing the city in entanglements.
"That," said Alderman Newton, "is
why we thought it prudent to get
around the matter in a way to reach
the end that we thought advisable. I
do not think that any citizen will tiutl
that he receives much less money than
lhat asked for."
The chairman asked Mr. Newton if
he would kindly outline the scheme-
by which the council were going to give
the increase. What men were to get
it and what men were not to get it'.'
Want a "Legal" Minimum
"Every individual on the city staff
will receive consideration," said the
Alderman. "Do you understand that
without iLs being put out in its bald
way? Every citizen worker with the
one exception of those doing light
work such as snow-shovelling, etc., will
receive favorable consideration as I
understand the intention of the council.
Some may say 'Why ask a man to work
for 37 1-2 cents at all?' The idea is to
have some minimum scale. There are
legal entanglements, and it was felt
that there should be the minimum rate
of 37 1-2 cents somehow so as to show
in court if necessary that such a thing
exists."
The Chairman- "That is satisfactory."
In reply to other questions Mr. Newton said that the reason the P. R. 1. A.
was not notified of the council's decision
was because the committee was "Frankly, a regular bear-garden," and formalities were overlooked. He held
that he had adhered to his election stand
and promises. He had all along intended "citizen workers," but by citizens he meant men of any nationality
who were really trying to make their
homes in Prince Rupert. The council
woultl estimate the merits of citizenship claims of this kind according to
length of time of residence in the city.
A motion thanking Alderman Newton
was cordially carried, and the meeting
also carried a motion accepting the
council's decision on the wage increase.
Wants Destructive Strike
Then began the trouble. The question
of whut to do about the contractors
was opened. W. Casey came forward
with a resolution plainly advocating
a strike on the French "Sabotage"
plan, that is the workers to remain on
the job, but to do as little work and
as badly as possible, and in such a
way as to damage the tools and machinery as if by accident. Men would
bc fired, of course, but others taking
their places would always develop the
same studied and destructive incompetence.
It icquired n lot of explanation in
various languages to get this idea
clear, and then Ihe mass of the meeting
was not in favor of it. The word "sabotage" worried them, and Casey altered
the expression to "Irritation Strike."
Still the idea seemed too far advanced
for some of the principal speakers, and
was not approved by most.
While some vigorous speakers both
in English and other tongues advocated
a straight strike, either general, or
confined to the contractors who refused
the 45 cent rate, there were also more
moderate speakers. Mr. Shaw in particular appealed for delay. A motion
that a cessation of work for one week
be callid was lost. Another motion
that an Irritation Strike be called was
also lost. The chairman, as thc hour
grew later, urged on the meeting the
need for a motion straight for or against
a strike.
Favored  a  Strike
A motion was accordingly framed
to the effect that all workers in receipt
of 45 cents per hour should work and
all in receipt of less should strike.
This was put to the meeting, and
looked like being carried by a show
of hands, and loud cheering, but Mr.
Casey called the chairman's attention
tp the terms of the P. R. I. A. Constitution which calls for a secret ballot
on a strike question. The hour was
too late for a ballot to be taken then,
so the motion that the ballot be taken
loday was put through instead.
Letters to the Editor
THE
FIRST
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Is Alter Aid-   Morrissey
Dear Sir, -I notice in this Evening's
Empire, Mr. Monissey's remarks regarding the alteration of grade and extension of Fifth street. May I ask if
Mr. Morrissey has given the cost of
such an alteration the least serious
consideration, also has he come to
any conclusion as to who should pay
for these alterations'.'
Fifth street at present according to
the map is only 56 feet wide, while
our main streets are 94 feet wide, the
difference is almost the size of two lots.
If these lots were purchased all along
the line from Second avenue to Sixth
avenue for street widening purposes,
one can imagine what nice round compensative prices the ratepayers would
have to pay for them. Perhaps the
alderman or some close friend owns
two such lots, or have inside property
that by such an alteration would be
converted into corner tots. Did Mr.
Morrissey go on the council with the
sole object of pushing extravagant
expenditure on the junction of Fulton
street, Fifth avenue, and Fifth street?
We never hear of him in connection with
anything   else.     He   never   mentioned
: that such a necessity was so important
i while electioneering.
What   is   further,   for   the   lust  two
j years Fulton street has been established
I us u main artery through the city, and
many people have invested their money
on thut basis, if Fulton street, between
Fifth street und Third avenue were
converted into u side street I should
think they would be entitled to com-
pensution.
Tuking into consideration all these ]
expenditures, which would be necessary
If the proposed alterations were made, j
and this alteration would only affect
ubout 1,000 feet of street, for the same
amount of money we could have every
street und avenue in uny of section,*!
6, 7, or 8 put in u hubituble condition
which ut the present time muny streets
ure not, while in section 5 mound Fulton
und Fiflh streets und Fifth uvenue
are well provided for.
Is Mr. Morrissey already going buck
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ORME'S
Drug Store
C*  H ORME
The Pioneer Druggi-I
PHONE   :   ;   ;  82
on his word, was he Ml d��1ni i
supposed lo be supporting I mi
economical plat from?
I am, yours truly.
"Soeptii-.il Halr-Hfir"
Songs by Miss Nyland at ltartoB.1
BORN
Cuthbert - A daughter *m tm* I
Mr. and Mrs. A. Cuthbert yean*"**
SHELVED BURNS' SALARY CUB
Council Had His Letter ClaimiaHJ
Month's Advance FiW
An   application   hy T. Bums I ��
erected the light  plant, lor ��
salary in lieu of notice lA* hi��i
had   been   summarily  di'l*********
by   the   light   committee, M
filed by the council.
Prince Rupert
"Ask Uncle Jerry"
Opportunities
Lots in the Main Line Towns along the Grand Trunk Pacific
Correspondence  Invited  about - Farm  Lands  in  British  Columbia.
Farm Lands in Skeena River District���Farm Lands in Naas River District.
We want to Lease lots on Water Street. We want Leases on Borden Street.
We want Options on property on Park Ave.    We want Options on property in Bee. 1.
We want to Leuse lots on 11th Street. We have Clients with cash for bargains.
We will pay cash for Options.
We have Clients Becking property on lind Ave.
We want Options on property around Bigger Place.
UNCLE JERRY UNCLE JERRY UNCLE JERRY UNCLE JERRY
He buys Leases.    He pays for Options.    He buys G.T.P. Contracts.    He lonns Money.
Our advertisement on "Prince Rupert Opportunities" appears in the big Sunday
issues of the U. S. daily papers. Copies of papers on file in our office. We advertise
in 26 leading Canadian papers. We are therefore in a position to render better service
to both buyer und seller. We publish a book on Prince Rupert giving over 50 questions
and nnswers. Local people list their properties with us because wc have the buyers.
Out of town people write us for information. We supply buyers for home people and
free information to non residents. Take advantage of our servici today. Don't wait.
Do it today. ',
Co-Operative Real Estate Co.,
3rd Ave. at 7th
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C.
P.O. Box 906
"Ask Uncle Jerry
Prince Rupert
Opportunities
Partial List
of Offerings
We olfer for Sale a five room cottage.
We offer for Lease, for long term, 75 x 100 feet, comer Fulton St. and 5th Av..
We offer for Sale on easy terms, 2 Iota on 3rd Ave. , ,-1
We offer for Sale, buildings on cor. Fulton ht. and 3rd Ave. (subject to *"'*_?**_*"
We offer for lease, for long term of years, 50 x 100 feet, corner fad  Ave.  ���*n<*
St., lease to date from the expiration of Wallace lease.
We offer for Sale, lease for 3 years on 2nd floor, Buckley Block.
We offer for Sale all the furniture in Claremont Rooma, Buckley Block. ^^
We offer for Rent, stores and offices in new building to be erected on corner oi ** ^
Ave.   ann  Gth  Street   (Hart corner).      For plans of building ami ur"
Uncle Jerry. ...
We offer 8 lots in Section 8, near Boulevard, very, very cheap; owner leaving r ���'
We offer lease on 3 lots, 75 x 100, on Borden Street.
We offer, cheap for quick cash,, (unusual bargain) 2 lots o.-i Park Ave.
We offer lots near Seal Cove, cheap.
We offer for Sale property in every Bcction (of sold lots) in Prince Ruperi.
We offer for Sale store building in Kitselas. fotUft1*
We offer several parcels of ground for lease  to  put up cheap 2, 3 or 4 rm"
These houses will bring in 20 to 50 per cent, on investment.
To show my confidence in Prince  Rupert  I  have  leased  several  PwP���*^_r|ij
involve  the   payment of over seven hundred thousand dollars, 1700,000.
more.   What have you to offer.���UNCLE JERRY.
Prince Rupert Opportunities-Co-Operative Real Estate Company
THIRD   AVENUE,   AT   SEVENTH   STREET

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