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No. 57.
New Regulations are Embodied in the
Amended Meas
Objection  Raised to Sections Which
It   Is   Feared    Clash
With Act.
There was exultation in the ranks
■of the dominant section of the City
Council on Tuesday evening as they
pushed the different sections of the
new liquor bylaw through. As the
portions objected to by Aid. Smith.
and Aid. Hildltch, on the ground
that they were beyond the powers of
the council to pass were protested
against by these members of the
council, a chorus from the other section of the council sounded forth
from time to time all in unison, the
burden of the refrain being arbitrary
power of license commissioners,
down with Victoria Vancouver has
proved its power, this wilrl soon be
tested in fhe courts. To the accompanying marry maidenlike ripple of
laughter from Aid. Naden and Aid.
Pattullo, the chorus proceeded.
The bylaw had been objected to
ln some details at the previous sitting ot the council and when It
came up for consideration on Tuesday evening Aid. Moblyey said he
would like to see the bylaw pass
through its third reading at the sitting. He did not care when its reconsideration was given it—before
or after the third reading.
Aid. Mobley moved the third reading of the liquor bylaw, seconded by
Aid. Naden.
Bylaw Re-Committed
Aid. Lynch moved in amendment
that the bylaw be re-committed.
After some discussion the amendment carried ad the bylaw was recommitted with Aid. Naden in the
, Aid. Mclntyre referred to the sec-
ilc.n which forbids an intoxicated jier-
son from being allowed to enter a
bar. He said that this would require each hotel to have a doorkeeper.
Aid. Mobley thought it was unnecessary. It was not to be supposed
tliut hotel men wished to harbor
drunken people.
Ills Worship thought these people
were better In the bars than on the
It. was finally, on motion of Aid.
Pattullo deckled to amend the bylaw
io that no license should allow an
ntoxlcated person to leave the prem-
ses except under the charge of a
lerson not under the influence of
Liquor at Meals
Aid. Harrow wanted to amend the
lylaw so that a person spending 50
ents on a meal should be allowed to
■e served with liquor.
It was pointed out that there were
o restaurant licenses and this was
llowetl to drop.
The solicitor explained that clause
and 7a had been embodied tn
lause 37.
Aid. SmfYh wished to know if the
ylaw should not come before them
3 it left the committee and not
It was explained that in reality
tere was no change. The sections
ad been consolidated simply.
The section dealt, with the cancelation of licenses which could only be
Me by the license commissioners
>r violation of the law or in case of
iductlon in the number of licenses
i a  result of the showing of  the
Question of Power
Aid.  Hilditch wanted  to know if
e council had authority    to    pass
W. E. Williams, the city solicitor,
id that they had.
Aid.   Hilditch   asked   the   section
d the reply was given that It was
ider section 205 of the municipal
tuses act.
Aid. Hilditch referred to sections
3 and 204 of the municipal clauses
t, and contended that according to
sse the commissioners had powers
it they were taking away by this
The city solicitor held this power
s given     to    enquire    into    nay
"lrgcs against a licensee.
Aid. Hildltch contended that    his
plied to the renewal of licenses.
Vested  Rights
Aid.   Pattullo  felt  that  licensees
mediately the licenses were grant
ed had a vested right created and
should not be rendered liable to losing those licenses.
- Aid. Smith said he protested
against this clause as he felt that it
ran contrary to the municipal clauses
Aid. Pattullo felt that it should be
passed. The city solicitor gave as
his opinion that the section was within their power to pass. He wanted
■the authority of Aid. Smith that It
was contrary to the act.
Aid. Smith said he understood that
the city solicitor only stated that In
his opinion  the section  was within
the power of ithe council to pass.
Solicitor's Opinion
The solicitor explained that until a
question had gone to the privy council, no counsel could say positively
what the final decision would be and
a counsel could only speak to the
best of his understanding.
Some further discussion followed,
Aid. Pattullo and others saying that
it was right that the section should
be In force.
Aid. Smith said this might be but
it was not on that point he was opposing it. He opposed it because he
was satisfied it was useless as the
council by so enacting, purported to
take powers it did not have.
Aid. Pattullo and others support-
• Continued on Page Four)
Only Two Firms Tender on the Supply
Needed for the
Georgetown Sawmill Ask to Re Allowed   to  Give  Prices  on
Small Quantities.
Tenders for two million feet of
lumber for the city were received
by the city council last evening. Before proceeding to open these a letter was read from the Georgetown
Sawmill company. That firm WTote
that they oould not tender for two
million feet in competition with the
larger mills in the south, but were
prepared to tender for smaller quantities that might be required from
time to time.
The tenders received were as follows—
J. T. Todd—fir decking, $20 a
Swanson Bay company (J. T.
Todd), dimension spruce, $18 a
thousand;  spruce decking, $1S.
Westholme Lumber Co.—dimension spruce, $15.25 a thousand;
spruce decking. $15.25; fir decking,
$,19 a thousand.
The lenders and the letter of the
Georgetown   Sawmill  company were
referred to the streets committee.
City  Council   Sets  Aaide the Sum of
$1,000 for the Institution
This Year.
Question of Additional Grants Next
Year to lie Fully Gone
The City Council has decided to
make a grant this year of $1,000 to
the city hospital. This action was
taken on Tuesday evening on the report of the finance committee.
In presenting the report Aid. Pattullo said that the Board had asked
for $2,500. In view of the fact that
the flnancels of the city were not
such as to warrant a larger expenditure than necessary the Finance
Committee of the Council felt It
could not advance more than $1,000.
It was felt, In fact, that the whole
question of control should be gone
into before a larger note was made.
The report was adopted.
Charles Cullin left for the south
last evening. He will spend the winter In Victoria.
* *     *
Mr. Bondeaux and Mrs. Bondeaux
left last evening for California,
where they will spend the winter.
* *    *
After making an inspection of the
line as far as Hazelton, B. B. Kelliher, chief engineer of the G. T. P.,
returned to the city this week and
left laBt night for Vancouver on his
wny east. He will report upon conditions to his principals.
Interesting Discussion of Questions of
the Day at Ward
Ald;   Pattullo   Holds   First   Public
Meeting in Skating
What might be termed the first
meeting of the municipal campaign
was held on Wednesday evening ln
the Skating Rink, being called by
Aid. Pattullo who is again a candidate for alderman in Ward No. 2.
There was a very fair attendance in
spite of the disagreeable weather and
quite a few speakers were afforded
an opportunity to make known their
views. In opening the meeting Aid.
Pattullo took occasion to magnify
upon bis magnanimity in connection
with his invitation to other candidates to speak. He said he would
explain why he had not invited candidates opposed to him to take part
in the meeting.
He had the honor of calling the
first, meeting of the campaign. He
had on the last occasion on which
there was a contest invited Mr. Man-
son to appear. He had given Mr.
Manson all the time he desired.
When Mr. Manson later held a meeting he had not nivited him (Aid. Pattullo) to speak.
He then invlthed all the candidates and Mayor Stork to come forward and take places on the platform.
Aid. Pattullo
Aid. Pattullo said he appealed to
the electorate on the record of the
year. The work done could be ascertained by looking about the city.
Aid. Hilditch had objected to too
much work being done in section 1
rather than in the residential section. He felt that this was done by
Aid. Hilditch particularly for the
purpose of gaining a political advantage.
The first business was to build
up a business section. Having decided to do what toad been done for
the business section, all that could be
done was to give plank roads to the
outlying section. It was Impracticable to grade South Avenue. It would
be impossible to get the finances.
Had the money that was provided for
in Section 1 been proposed for outlying sections, the Bank of Montreal
would not .have come through with
the funds it did.
Day Labor Questions
In the matter 'of day labor, the
council had given a good deal of
thought. He had an open mind on
that subject. Where he believed it
would be an advantage he would favor day labor. During the pasl year
he advocated contract work because
the engineering staff was not organized. He did not pose as the particular friend of the labor men. He
himself was a middleman. It was
the duty of this class to see that
neither the labor man nor the capitalist encroach upon the other.
The man who was responsible for
the G. T. P. assessment difficulty
was not the man to settle it. What
he meant was that Mr. Cuthbert, the
man who made the assessment was
the nominee of Mr. Manson. He referred to the high assessment on the
waterfront and the low assessment
in other sections. Mr. Cuthbert was
appointed by the McBride Government on the recommendation of Mr.
Manson. Mr. Manson was the man
responsible for the G. T. P. assessment. Last year the G. T. P. company and the McBride Government
took a part In the election. Tiny
were taking a part again. The G. T.
P. assessment matter was not yet
settled and he warned the people
against electing Mr. Manson for fear
the G. T. P. would get all it wanted.
Do you want n wobbly-wobbly man
like Mr. Manson., or a man like
Frank Mobley? asked Aid. Pattullo,
indicating the character of his campaign.
Liquor Proposition
He was of the opinion that this
club which was waved over the heads
of the liquor men should cease. That
was why he supported the clause in
the liquor ylaw which took the
power away from I lie commissioners
to cut off the heads of license holders. No one In the building felt that
the heads of the hotel men should be
cut off except for misdemeanors. Yet
Aid. Smith and Aid. Hildltch were
opposed to this.
He believed in continuity of policy
and felt tihat Frank Mobley and himself were the men best posted upon
affairs of the city.
Aid. Mobley
Aid. Mobley in introducing himself spoke in the highest terms of
Aid. Pattullo. He had the courage
of his convictions. He was not a
stubborn man. He had worked hard.
His work on the finance committee
was a great work. There had been a
concerted movement he felt to press
this city to the wall by the powers
that be outside the city. The city
was not stuck and the city had to
thank Aid. Pattullo for it. Had the
debentures of the city been put on
the market they would have been
kuocked in London, In Montreal and
in Vancouver. He had no quarrel
with Mr. Manson nor with the McBride Government. It owas a good
government and had done good work.
That government should keep out of
municipal affairs. He did not say
that the government had attempted
to interfere. He would, however,
see that it did not do so.
Mr. Manson might fill the position he had well. He did not believe that Mr. Manson was able to fill
the two positions. Mr. Manson was
a good politician, but he (Aid. Mobley) could run the cit ybetter than
Mr. Manson could.
[Continued on Page Three)
Proposition  for  the First Section of
Work Would Cost Nearly
It Is Provided That These Local Improvement  Debentures  Shall
Extend Over 40 Veins.
The sewering of the city, judging
from the first proposition brought
before the council last evening, will
be a very costly undertaking. Aid.
Lynch, the father of the sewer plan
Introduced, was somewhat dismayed
himself at the proposed cost and the
engineer's figures were referred back
to the streets committee.
It was explained that the main
trunk sewers are to be paid for out
of general levy. The lateral systems
will be paid for under the local improvement plan. The first local improvement district proposed to be
done is that basin from the use of
ground, between Lynch's store and
Eighth street extending to the high
ground about Fulton street and running back to the ridge along the line
of Fourth street.
The cost as submitted by the engineer for this district was put at
$191,000. It is proposed that the
debentures shall extend over 40
years and that the city shall bear the
cost of the work for street intersections.
Aid. Lynch while expecting the
cost to be high, was'a little in doubt
about thmis,point and proposed that
it should be referred to the streets
The motion carried.
Letter Received by Council  Relative
to the G. T. P. Right of Way.
The city council last evening received a letter from the department
of Railways and Canals with respect
to the resolution protesting against
the closing of the bays along the
The letter states that plans were
filed by the company, but were later
withdrawn before being approved of.
Nothing had, therefore, been done in
the matter.
Aid. Mobley said the inference
from this letter would indicate that
the matter was still open and open
to an amicable settlement.
Aid. Pattullo suggested that the
department be asked not to approve
of any plans until the city had been
given a chance to be heard.
Aid .Naden n:' ed In this direction
and the motion carried.
Information received at the Grand
Trunk System offices announce the
fact that the grand jury of the In-
terndational Exposition, Brussels,
have given the Grand Trunk four
awards in connection with their exhibit at the exposition. These awards
1 Grand Prix to the Grand Trunk
Railway System.
1 Grand Prix to the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway.
1 Diploma of Honor to S. to. Cum-
mings, who was in charge of the
1 Gold Medal to the Architect of
the building.
The exposition was a most successful one, and the publicity Canada received through the Grand Trunk
building was very noticeable.
During the life of the exposition
no less than 654,000 people visited
the Grand Trunk building, and nearly 300,000 pieces of literature printed in English, German, French and
Flemish were distributed amongst
the visitors.
Charles A. Gillingham has been
appointed colector for the funds of
the hospital. He will enter upon his
duties with the New Year.
There will be a special meeting at
the Salvation Army Citadel, commencing at 8 p. m. tomorrow, New
Year's eve, consisting of recitations,
solo's and also a musical number.
The programme will include a vocal
solo by Lieut. Wright; recitation—
"Capture of Fort Detroit," by H. M.
Daggett; solo—"Repentance," by Mr.
Morrison; reading hy Ensign Johnstone; solo by Captain Kerr; recitation—"He Is Scotch As He Can Bo,"
by The Drummer Boy; musical medley—mouth organ, Irianle and
banjo; Indian club swinging by
Lieut. Wright; Swedish solo by Mr.
O. Kthlstrom; recitation by Master
Fred Leggett.
After the programme, coffee, sandwiches and cake will be served to
all comers. The watch night service
will commence with an open air
meeting at 10:30, after which there
will be a public service in the citadel,
which will last, until 12:.'in midnight.
Every one is cordially Invited to
be present at the above services.
Sunday services at 11 a. m., Holiness service. Sunday school at. 1:30
p. m., to organize. Afternoon meeting at 3 p. m., free and easy song
service. Night service al 7:.'10 p, m.
All are Invited. Band of Love meets
Tuesday at 4 p. m.
Council   Has   Received   Bids  for   the
Eleventh Avenue Plankway.
Streets    Committee     Will     Report
Upon These al Subsequent
At the meeting of the council last
evening tenders were opened for a
plank roadway on Eleventh avenue.
The tenders were referred to the
streets committee for report. They
were tas follows:
S. Johnson—earth, 85c; rock,
$1.80; plank way, 4c; hand railing,
2 l-2c.
J. Johnson—earth, 85c; rock,
$1.80; plank way, 3 l-2c; hand railing, 3c.
P. MeCloskey—earth, $1; rock,
$2; plank way, 3c; hand railing, 3c.
J. E. .Jack—earth, 6"ic; rock,
$1.75; plank way, 4 3-10c; hand railing, 3c,
J. G. Verick & to. Kelley—earth,
90c; rock, $1.90; plank way, 4 l-2c;
hand railing, 2 l-2c.
M. R. AIcLeod—earth, 110c; rock,
$1.80; plank way, 4 3-8c; hand railing, 2c.
W. H. Montgoniery--eartk, 90c;
rock, $1.90; jlank way, 3 5-8c; hand
railing, 3c.
Sam Anderson—earth, 85c; rock,
$1.90; plank way, 3 l-4c; hand railing, 2c.
City Engineer—earth, 11; rock,
$2; plank way, 5c; hand railing, 4c.
Local News
A public meeting w;il be held In the
Empress Theatre
Tuesday Evening, Jan. 3, at 8 p.m.
in the Interests of the candidature of WM. MANSON', as Mayor.
Mr. Manson will address the meeilng and enunciate his policy.
The alilermanic candldales who  are   supporting   liim   will   also   be
present and address the meeting.
The local St. Andrew's Society
will hold its annual meeting this
evening in the Carpenter's Hall. The
meeting should be attended by all
members as the election of officers
and other business Is to take place.
The bylaw providing for the altering of the grade on Second avenue
from Third street to McBride street
with alterations also in the grades of
First, Second, Third and McBride
streets, was introduced by Aid.
Lynch last evening.
- o—
Ward No. 2 has two more alder-
manic candidates now in the field,
from which choice will be made.
They are G. C. Emmerson and Ed. H.
Mortimer.     In   Ward   I.   wher     the
■   pp
i llu- i i. W. K nci a
Tli     I   I nclay  school  was
visit d mlng by  Santa  Clans
1 :    ■       loadi il Christ ma*    ree was
i     ed        lis fri i.     ii  r    e  ; li a c
of the proceedings a supper wa9
sen ed   i he  children   and   their  parents and 'i -iiori programme was car-
'I through of recitations and slng-
Siiperintendent Love, of the city
telephone system, wrote to the City
Council on Tuesday evening complaining of careless blasting in connection with the street Improvements
There had been a number of wires
broken through this and he pointed
out the Inconvenience and heavy ex-
"'OiKo that would follow should the
cable be cut. The letter was referred
to Hie city engineer for action.
Mil. Pattullo at the council meeting last evening Introduced a bylaw
to provide for the construction of
Plank roadways on various streets
under the local Improvement plan
unci to make provision for the paying of the same. There were six
bylaws, the streets being as follows—
Seventh Street, Conrad and Eleventh
streets, Ninth avenue, Fourth avenue. Ambrose avenue and Alfred
The city council had presented be-
i again last evening a petition
Hgninsl Ihe boarding house which It
is proposed to erect on Fourth ave-
The petition after being returned to the signers was altered
somewhat and the ground or objac-
n -'iul last evening was thai Ihe
■ Ion of a second class boarding
■• In n [• ildnntlal section like
thai was would tend to reduce values
and should not bet permitted, It
was referred to the health committee,
Friday, December 30, 1910.
prince Bupert journal
Telephone   138
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0.§H. NELoON,
Friday, December 30, 1910.
The meeting held by Aid. Pattullo
on Wednesday evening may be regarded as tiie opening of the municipal campaign. Aid. Hilditch, who
was asked to speak at the meeting,
did much in the course of his remarks to remove the glamor with
which it has been studiously attempted to surround Aid. Pattullo as a financier. The speech of Aid. Hilditch
went to show that in the handling of
the financial arrangements, the
chairman of the finance committee
only fo'lowed Ihe suggestion made to
the council by the representative of
the bank.
On the part of the dominant section of the council there has been of
late an attempt to make it appear
that Aid. Pattullo was a heaven-born
financier, that he was practically Indispensable to the city in this de-
partment. The history of the nego-
tiations which Aid. Hilditch makes
public woud tend to remove the halo
with which it was attempted to surround the head of the finance com-
niiiiee. He is shown to be common
clay, in fact, and to have done little
or nothing more in the financing of
the schemes of the city than any
other member of the council would
have done under similar circumstances. The Bank of Montreal
made advances and the finance committee accepted the terms. It has,
in fact, been a policy of drift to a
large extent. We do not use the
term ln any offensive sense. What
is evident is that the dominant section in public business worked hard
to keep up with public opinion and
took the course which presented itself to view.
In that course it has been generally accepted that Aid. Lynch and
Aid. Pattullo had the most to do.
When the question of deciding what
course to pursue with respect to
street work, the local improvement
plan was adopted. Without going
into the merits of the respective systems, there is no question that the
local Improvement plan found favor
more on account of its removing the
trouble of deciding between what
portions should he improved than on
account of its Intrlnsii lerits. It was
easier to say to t! : iesidents of any
district that il should have what it
asked for than to weigh the matter
and decide the matter on its merits.
The local Improvement plan has
its advantages, but if we are not mistaken, it was the principle of drift
thai actuated the council more than
anything else to adopt it to the extent to which il was carried in Prince
There are large questions to deal
with in Prince Rupert. The coming
year will call for careful administration, There are larger questions to
be deall witli than have come up this
lasl year. Among these Is Hie water
question. Il Is essential that careful
nun should be selected. In William
Manson, the electorate have a man
who lias had wide experience in dealing with public mailers. He is cautions and the city should be glad to
secure such a man to administer its
to do it that would counteract effectually any such action. It is like the
outcry against the danger of police
search for liquor without a search
warrant. While in theory it throws
the door open to abuse it would never
be taken advantage of by a chief ot
police but once, for he would be dismissed if lie made a search without
excellent reason. This putting up
bogey men to try to stampede the
electorate will fail, for the public will
not be mislead by any such methods.
There are those who see party politics in all kinds of out-of-the-way
.Mayor Stork boasted that only
three members of the city council
were members of the Liberal Associa-
tion. He might have added that
while he was president of the Association, he was not as fearful of Conservative bogeys as a member of tho
council who is not a member of the
Liberal Association, but who sees
party machines by day and by night.
This is Aid. Pattullo, whose usefulness as a municipal representative ia
lessened very materially by the predisposition he has to see a Conservative party move in the shimplest of
It is announced that a crusade is
lo be instituted against the sellers of
liquor without licenses. This will
be welcome news to all who wish to
see the law carried out strictly, but
the question at once arises, why has
this not been done earlier? It looks
loo much like an election move at
this stage. There has been a determined demand for enforcement of
the law for some time. The police
commissioners cannot be regarded as
blameless that more stringency was
not shown in the matter.
There is again evidence that the
police commissioners, Mayor Stork,
and Aid. Mobley, for Mr. Halsey has
been away most of the term of office, following a system of drifting
allowed matters to run on without interference according to the sweet will
of those concerned.
The approach of election time
alone aroused the commission when
it was found that the bylaw was not
effective in some respects. Under the
excuse of getting a new bylaw
through, further delays have followed. There was the machinery,
however, under the old bylaw to put
down illicit selling. The administration of police affairs has not been
such as to recommend Aid. Mobley
for the mayor's chair.
Banker (to new tutor)—Always
bear in mind that in my children I
am entrusting to you my most precious possessions and give them youi
best. And what is your lowest
Capital Is attempted lo be made
oul of Ihe tacl thai Aid. Hilditch and
Aid. Smith oppoved certain sections
in the new liquor bylaw, it is being
represented that they favor putting
power in the hands of the (Oininls-
si iiers to deal unjustly with license
holders. Such an attempt Is mlsrep-
til ' on of tin- worst kind. Aid.
Smith during the discussion stated
that in practice the object aimed at,
namely, the ensuring that licenses
should nol be cancelled without good
cause was all right but It was a question whether the council had the
power to enact as it was proposing
to do. These aldermen simply aimed
at keeping the bylaw clear of clauses
that might render It liable to being
The outcry ugalnst the commissioners being liable to cut off the
heads of hotel keepers without good
cause is very easy material to use in
an election campaign where an attempt is made by cheap clap-trap to
gain a few votes. In practice il does
not work out. There is no danger of
a commission so acting. Publico ln<
lon Is such that there would be S'mh
an outcry If an attempt were made
NOTICE Is hereby given that an
application will be made under Part
V. of the "Water Act, 109," to obtain a licence in the Skeena district.
(a) Thu name, address and occupation of the applicant, The Federation Brand Salmon Canning Company, Limited Liability.
(b) The name of the lake, stream
or source (If unnamed, the description)  is Naas Harbour Creek.
(c) The point, of diversion, A
point on the creek about three-quarters of a mile in a southerly direction from the cannery.
(d) The quantity of water applied
for (in cubic feet per second) is
28.0 C. F. S.
(e) The character of the proposed
works, Dam or Weir.
(f) The premises on which tho
water is to be used (describe same),
The Naas  Harbour Cannery.
(g) Tiie purposes for which the
water is to be used, Power for the
(h) If for irrigation describe the
land intended to lie Irrigated, giving
ii) If the water is to be used for
power or milling purposes describe
the place where the water is to ba
returned to some natural channel
and the difference In altitude be-
i wei n point of diversion and polnl
of   return,   Would   be   nun 1   into
sea from cannery; difference In altitude about one hundred faet,
(j) Area of crown land Intended
to iii! occupied by the proposed
works,   Ten acres more or less.
(k) Tills notice was posted on tho
2iHh day of November, 1!HU, and application will be made lo the commissioner on tiie 15th day of January, 1911.
(1)  Che the names and addresses
of any riparian  proprietors   or   li-
I licencees who or whose    lands    an)
likely to be affected by the proposed
works, either above or below the out-
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In the matter of a application for
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E. 1-2 of N. E. 1-4 of Section 21,
S. W. 1-4 of Section 22, Township
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it is my intention to issue at the
expiration of one month after the
first publication hereof a duplicate
of the Certificate of Title to the
above mentioned lands in the name
of James Frederick Fell, which Certificate is dated the 28th October,
1890 and numbered 10713 A.
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He was going to wait until the
criticisms were put forward before
saying much.
He believed that Mr. Manson did
not wish to run but was practically
forced to run by his supposed friends.
William Mnnson
Mr. Manson, being called to speak,
thanked Aid. Pattullo for an opportunity of appearing. He would not
take up any time, however, at this
stage. There had been a sort of
understanding between himself and
Aid. Mobley that the meeting should
not commence until after New Year.
He was going to stand by this.
Aid. Pattullo is entirely wrong
when he stated that Mr. Cuthbert's
appointment was made by himself.
He did not say that Mr. Cuthbert
had not done his work well. In the
matter of his appointment, Mr. Cuthbert was recommended by the citizens' committee and the composition
ot that committee was read, including Mr. Manson, Mayor Stork, Aid.
Naden and others.
Mr. Cuthbert had no instructions
from himself nor from any one else
as far as he knew. Mr. Cuthbert
had to follow rules laid down by the
act. No suggestion had been made
by anyone. He did it on his own
judgment as any assessor would do.
Referring to a statement of Aid.
Pattullo that Mr. Cuthbert was given
a government position as a reward
for his work as assessor, Mr. Manson
said before the assessment proposal
had come up It was arranged that Mr.
Cuthbert would take a position in
the civil service.
Dealing with the criticism that he
was not independent, Mr. Manson
said that he was as free and independent as any man, including Aid.
Mobley. He was just as free and
independent of the provincial governors as any one in the room.
M. M. Stephens
M. M. Stephens was somewhat surprised at the turn which the speaker had taken. The meeting had resolved Itself into a mutual admiration society. Aid. Pattullo praised
Aid. Mobley, and Aid. Mobley regarded Aid. Pattullo In a similar light.
Aid. Mobley was a man' that he
regarded as a friend, but Aid. Mobley had never been blamed for being the father of any legislation in
the city hall.
Aid. Mobley—"I do Is right, that's
Mr. Stephens, continuing, referred
to the fact that Aid. Mobley was running for mayor instead of some one
else. He would regret to introduce
party politics into this campaign but
was it possible that a federal election
was ln sight and some one must be
got out of the way?
G. T. P, Taxation
He referred to the mayor's request
that the G. T. P. assessment question
should be kept out of this campaign.
He had not intended to introduce it
but Aid. Pattullo had introduced it
at the meeting in the theatre and
again that evening.
The more closely this G. T. P. assessment was looked into the less
advantage would come to the members of the council in the matter.
Aid. Pattullo had said there was
danger of the city being handed over
tn the G. T. P. Had the city not
been handed over lock stock and
barrel to the Bank of Montreal?
There had been a lot of talk about
the financial policy of the council.
All that that consisted of was the
getting of money wherever it could
be got.
.. As the campaign went on he would j
have  an  opportunity  to  more  fully
explain his position.
There had been  a    lol    of    talk
about, the  financial  policy    of    tbe
council.     All  that  consisted of was!
the   getting   of   money   wherever   it
could  be got.
As the campaign went on he would
have an opportunity to more fully
explain ills position.
Mayor Stork
Mayor Stork referred to the immense amount of work that has been
entailed upon the members of the
council. It has also entailed a lot of
criticism. The press has kept very
busy criticising. The council lias,
served well. They were prepared to :
answer any criticisms. The papers
had done a lot of harm in criticising
•the council.
They have been chared with creating a Tammany Hall. This originated when members of the council went
into the market nnil bought stock in
a newspaper. There were only three
member^ of I lie council who were
members of the Liberal Association.
If there was any Tammany Hall In
Prince Rupert the passing of the liquor bylaw by the council would show
it up.
Liquor Interests
For his part he could not see why
B*rank Clapp, a man who could buy
out Vernor Smith and Joe Merryfield ten times over, could not get a
license for selling liquor by the
wholesale. Continuing, the mayor
said that the Scott act was brought
on to smash up a gang that was trying to control the liquor interests in
Prince Rupert.
He believed that the objection to
the getting of money by the council
was not so much as to where the
council got the money, but that it got
it at all. Mr. Manson had a faculty
of getting bad advisors. He has a
great respect for Mr. Manson, but
he had hoped he would get better
running mates. But tonight he read
that he was supported by S. M. New-
ton.fl He was afraid Mr .Manson
was running in bad company again.
H. Douglas
H. Douglas being called to the
platform, read the planks of his platform.
Aid. Hilditch
Aid. Hilditch, in opening, said that
any criticism he had to offer during
the campaign would pertain to matters of policy alone, and there would
be no personal feeling. He did not
say that any man in last year's coun-
cil had not done his duty. He believed each had done what he felt
was in the public Interest. He was
opposed to the policy pursued in
many instances.
Dealing with Aid. Pattullo's financial policy, Aid. Hilditch said that
up to the time C. D. Rand arrived in
Prince Rupert there was no financial policy in the city. Mr. Rand
laid a proposition from the Bank of
Montreal. The bank offered to ad
vancve the money provided the city
made the Bank of Montreal its financial agents. Aid. Hilditch said he
asked Mr. Rand if it would make any
difference in the rates if the money
was borrowed on the credit of the
city, to be paid back out of general
revenue, or if borrowed on the credit
of the whole city, the work being
done by the local improvement plan,
or if borrowed on the credit of the
local improvement section when the
work was done.
Mr. Rand said the cheapest way
to borrow money was according to
th© first method. He said that the
difference between the rates in the
method of borrowing for local improvement on the credit of the whole
city and the borrowing for work to
be done out of general revenue on
the credit of the whole city would be
about six points in favor of the latter
method. This would make a difference as between 100 and 94 in the
prices of the debentures.
Pattullo's Finance
Aid. Pattullo was given a great
deal of credit for his financial policy.
Aid. Pattullo did nothing but follow the line of least resistance. He
followed as Mr. Rand said on the
local Improvement plan as laid down
by Aid. Lynch. When Aid. Pattullo
took upon himself the credit of the
financial policy he was taking too
much. Application was made to
other members and they did not give
as good terms as the Bank of Montreal.
Mr. Sweeney, of the bank, came up
nnd drew up the proposition and Aid.
Paltullo signed it. Was there any
Lloyd-George financiering in that?
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The Situation
But worse still, when Mr. Sweeney
refused to advance more money, Aid.
Pattullo has said the u. T. P. was
responsible for the money not being
advanced. If that were true and the
G. T. P. was able to influence the
Bunk of Montreal not to advance it,
then it was able to influence it to
advance it. But the city had borrowed $500,000 from the I'lank of
Montreal. It was pledged to make
the Bank of Montreal its agents. If
the G, T. P. had the influence as
represented It could knock the city
when the debentures went on the
market and the city was in a worse
position than ever.
"We have the $500,000 instead of
$163,000," said Aid. Pattullo, "and
had that as a club,"
Aid. Hudltch relurned thai the
pity had not the money. It lias been
spent and the money lo repay It had
to be raised.
Com mission System
On the liquor bylaw he felt better
pleased with the present system of
commissioners. After the action of
Aid. Pattullo and Aid. Mobley and
Ihe dominent faction who tried to
make it a political machine, he had
come to the conclusion that the commission system was the best one. He
would deal more fully with that later
in the campaign.
Aid. Lynch
Aid. Lynch said that the finance
committee was forced by the adoption of the local improvement scheme
to secure money as AU!. Pattullo did.
He felt that with the guarantee of
Hie district and the guarantee of the
city back of that the security must
bo as good as bonds guaranteed by
the city for Investment out of general
To the Electors of
Ward 2
At the re request of a number of
electors I have consented to stand for
the office of Alderman and respectfully solicit your vote and influence.
Between now and election day I
hope to have the opportunity of discussing in public the issues before
the electors in the campaign.
Yours respectfully,
To the Electors of
Ward 2
At the solicitation of a large number of electors of the above ward I
have consented to become a candidate for Alderman for 1911.
During my term of office I have
stood for the principles of organized
labor, which I was elected to repre
sent. If returned again I will continue to serve to the best of my
ability the labor interests as well
as the general body of the electors,
believing as I do that they mutually
work to the advantage of the city.
Your vote and influence are respectfully invited on my behalf.
To the Electors of
Ward 2
As I have been requested by a
large number of voters in Ward No. 2
to stand as alderman for the year
1911, I now take thiB opportunity to
request your vote and influence in
the coming campaign. If elected, I
shall do my best to further the prosperity of the city as a whole.
Yours respectfully,
To the Electors of
Ward 2
Having been approached by several
of the electorate to offer myself as
a candidate for Ward No. 2, I take
tliis opportunity to request your vote
and influence in the coming campaign. If elected I will do my utmost to further the interests of the
Ward and the city at large.
To the Electors of
Having been requested by a number of electors in Ward One lo allow
my name to be placed in nomination
for the office of ALDERMAN, I beg
to announce myself a candidate. If
elected I will do all in my power to
advance the best interests of the
above ward and the city generally
without fear or favor or partiality.
Yours for a progressive city,
Tiie annual meet ins of the St. Andrew's Society will be held In the
Carpenters' Hall, on Friday evening,
December 30th, al S p, m., for election of officers and other business of
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TENDERS for the purchase of a
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the undersigned for transmission to
the Department of Public Works up
to Noon on January 7th,  1910.
The Concrete  Mixer can  be  seen
011   thp   Government   Wharf,   Prince
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Dec.  27—JG Government  Agent.
F. O, E.
The local lodge F. O. E. will meet
in the lodge room, Helgerson block,
on Wednesday evening, January 4.
Officers will be installed for the
term and other imporlant business
Is to come up. All members are
asked to attend.
revenue, He would want better authority than C. D. Rand before he
would  believe otherwise.
Aid. Lynch dealt with the charges
of a Tammany Hall by the dominant
faction of the council and contended
that while the opportunities had been
favorable fo" such a sysk-ui u'.lng in.
troduced ihe.p bail boon nothing of
Hip kind done.    A big dangerous po-
Ittlcal   machine   could    have     I n
been built up had they phose, so Lual
it would bo impossible to defeal thai
section now lmi no such attempt liml
been made.
llo devoted a good part of his time
to Hip attacks of the Empire nnil   in
nun, attacked s. M. Newton.
to. s. Benson
VV. S. Ber.son said he had been
accused of coming out ns a political
candidate. That was absolutely false,
lie stood us a citizen of Prince import anil not ns u politician. Ho mi-
vised Ihe people of the city to keep
politics out of municipal affairs. Civ.
Ing his own experiences in places
where politics had been introduced,
he pointed out the disastrous results
thath followed.
Let the men run on their merits,
he said. It would be a sad day for
Prince Rupert when it allowed any
party machine to got. pontrol of the
Aid, Pattullo, ln closing, fell that
there had not been a very strong
arraignment of the city council for
He did not take credit to himself for
the fiscal policy, lie agreed that he
went where he could get the mono
For 10 Days only commencing Dec.
= 27th, 1910	
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20 Per Cent Dice     it
IMPORTED        (' II I N A \ ASMS
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1       makers, Jewel
is Express Companies   in   Canada  Must
Make Some Reductions.
Railway    Commission    Has    Fonnd
That the Prices Are Now
Too High.
Judgment has been given by the
Canadian Railway Commission on the
express rates cases, which declares
that rates are too high and orders
the companies to file lower tariffs
within three months.
It also states that express com
panics are owned by railway companies and therefore there is no occasion for the existence of separate
companies to handle the express business of Canada, but that it could be
done by the railway companies, as it
ish in fact being done now.
The judgment declares that the
express companies over-pay the railways for accomodation in stations,
and intimates that this is a convenient way of disposing of profits
which otherwise might be so conspicuously large as to be inconvenient.
The judgment declares that the
forms of contract which express
shippers are compelled to sign are
unreasonable and are designed to
enable the companies to escape responsibility for shipments lost or
damaged, in spite of the fact that
their high charges are supposed to
provide for this hazard.
The form of contract is abolished
for through express business, a rate
reduced by at least ten per cent Is
ordered and local rates are to be
reduced accordingly.
E. P. Davis, K. C, Vancouver Leaves
C. P. R. Service.
At the end of the present year E.
P. Davis, K. O, of Vancouver, who
for the past 19 years has aocted as
chief counsel for the C. P. R., in
that city, will sever his connection
witli that company to become counsel
for the Canadian Northern Railway
Company in this province.
Mr. Davis has been connected with
the C. P. R. as its chief legal adviser
in British Columbia since 1892, and
during that time has acted for the
company with conspicuous success in
many important, suits. Some surprise is expressed that he should
sever the connection, and it is accepted as proof of the shrewdness of the
Canadian Northern that they should
have secured his services, as he is
generally acknowledged to be a leader of the bar in this province.
In addition to Mr. Davis' appointment as counsel, his firm, Duvis, Marshall, Macneill anil Pugii, will after
January 1, act as solicitors for the
C. N.  R.
Salvation   Army   Propose   to   Bring
Childrctn to Canada
ing Jiim said that this would -soon
■tie tested. Vancouver had been supported in its contention as to the
liquor bylaw.
Aid. Hilditch pointed out that
Vancouver was under a special charter.
The section carried on a vote as
follows Yeas—Mayor Stork, Aid.
Pattullo, Lynch, Barrow, Mobley;
nays—Aid. Smith, Hilditch and Mclntyre.
Suspending Licenses
Another section that caused some
discussion was one dealing with an
inquiry which it was specified should
be held into any alleged infraction of
the law when the commissioners
might for a first offence suspend the
license and for a second offence cancel the license. The use of the words
"may" or "shall" was discussed and
the advisability of incorporating such
a clause in view of the fact, as the
solicitor said that the commissioners had this power according to the
act without incorporating it here.
Aid. Smith could not see the ad-
LONDON, Dec. 21.—Two pieces of
ancient tapestry recently discovered
at angford Hill, a Jacobean house
near Bude, Cornwall, were sold for
$33,000. The purchaser was Captain
H. Lindsay.
The principal piece, measuring 13
feet 4 Inches and 13 feet, 9 Inches,
wasl one of a set of panels of fifteenth century Arras tapestry, originally belonging to Cardinal Wolsey
and representing t hseeven deadly
sins. Three other of the panels are
now hanging at Hampton Court Palace. The second piece of tapestry
was part of a frieze, 14 feet by 2 feet
4 inches, originally made for Hampton Court Palace. Small pieces of
the frieze still hang there in the
great hall.
The tapestry was found packed
away in a box at Langford Hill. The
house belong to two maiden ladies,
who were unaware that heir roof
was harboring such treasures. It
was stated in the salesroom yesterday
that some years ago the panel,
packed in a box and described as a
carpet, was sold at auction for £1
* On Tuesday evening William *
* Manson will address the elector- *
* ate In the Empress theatre on *
* municipal   affairs,   enunciating *
his policy.    Several of the alder- *
* manic candidates who are sup- *
* porting him will also be present *
and address the meeting. *
Will soon be here. DON'T
FORGET that we have the
best selected stock of
Tip. transferring of orphan children from Great Britain to selected
homes iu iliis country is the next
line of philanthropic activity that
will be adopted by the Salvation
Army, according io an announcement
of Col. Lamb, director of the immigration and colonization work of the
army from its London headquarters.
The colonel was in Ottawa a few
days ago in company with Commissioner Coombs and Colonel Mapp.
At the capital they waited on Earl
Grey, who has ever shown sympathy with Hie endeavors of the Army
to the securing of their co-operation
in this class of immigration, anil that
It was expected that special provision would be made by the steamship officials lor the transference of
children, anil for their proper care
While on Hip ocean.
Children of five to twelve years
of age would be brought across said
the Colonel, though Ihe Army would
concentrate Its energies mainly on
the removal of those of seven io nine
years. Homes would be secured for
them in advance, anil Hie Army officers already had applications from
persons who desired to adopt boys
and girls. Country homes would be
selected, and a constant supervision
of these proteges would be maintained by the officers of the Army.
The country districts, ho found,
were in need of help. As a rule the
children of farmers drifted away
from home to the cities or to the
west at an early ago, and many agriculturists were desirous of adopting
children brought over would be care-
help as they grew older. All the
chldren brought over would he carefully selected, anil those only of the
best physique would  be chosen.
vantage of burdening the bylaw with
something that was not necessary.
The commissioners bad the power
now and why should it be put In?
Aid. Pattullo thereupon broke in
with the remark that it had been the
history of all time that there were
those who wanted arbitrary powers
and the sooner they burst it the better.
Application Forms
The section relating to the application for a license was referred to
by the solicitor and he made a request that It should be put back to
the original form in which he had
submitted it, namely, that application
"may" be made in the form set forth.
At a previous sitting a motion of
Aid. Pattullo that had been changed
to "shall" as the alderman said it
meant nothing the way it stood.
The solicitor explained on Tuesday
evening that "may" was the safer
course to follow. The anti-Oriental
clause in the license was not one that
could be enforced. Legal difficulties
might follow should they enact that
an application had to be made in that
form. By leaving it "may" the form
would be used.
Aid. Pattullo moved to alter the
wording to the original form "may,"
which was carried.
The committee rose and reported
the bylaw complete.
Wanted  Record
Aid. Hildltch then wauled lo have I
a record of the opposition to the two j
sections.    He said that while he was j
in favor of the bylaw as a whole he
wished to record his vote against the
two sections which he felt should not.
be there.    He voted against the bylaws on that ground.
Aid. Naden felt that what Aid.
Hilditch asked for—a record of his
voted against these two sections In
committee of the whole—was contrary to all parliamentary procedure
Aid. Smith said that he felt that
he would like to protest against these
two sections.
His worship said he would take
the point under advisement.
The bylaw passed its third reading.
Hilling of  .Mayor.
Last evening Ills Worship gave
a ruling on the point raised by Aid.
Hildltch. He said that while the
practice in British Columbia seemed
to bo against the recording of a vote
in committee, yet, he saw no reason
why any alderman should not have
liis stand on any question recorded
on the minutes and he accordingly
so ruled.
Tenders will be received by the undersigned, until Thursday noon,
March 2nd, 1911, for the purchase of
$40,000, Twenty Year City of Prince
Rupert Telephone Debentures, bearing interest at iy2 per cent per annum, payable half-yearly in Prince
Rupert, B. C, London, Eng.. New
York, U. S. A., Montreal, Toronto,
Winnipeg and Vancouver, B. C, and
secured by special rate.
The highest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.
City Clerk.
Applications for the position of
Janitor and Orderly for the General
Hospital will be received by the undersigned up to noon on Saturday,
the 7th January, 1911; salary,
$50.00 per month, including room
and board.
For Port Simpson school. Salary
$80 a month. Send application,
qualifications and credentials to Dr.
to, T. Kergin, Secretary School
Board, Port Simpson, B.C, D27 2W
Tenders will be received by the undersigned until Thursday noon,
March 2nd, 1911, for the purchase of
the whole or any portion of Four
Year City of Prince Rupert Local
Improvement Debentures as follows;
11th St. and    Beach    Place,
plank road    $  3,600
Hay's Cove &    8th    Avenue,
plank road       11,600
Fraser, 5th,  6th, 7th & 8th
Sts., plank road      5,300
2nd Street, plank road      2,700
Alfred Street, plank road. . . 160
8th Avenue & Fulton Street,
plank  road         2,500
7th Avene (Fulton to Thompson), plank road        3,900
9th Avenue, plank road .... 12,000
4th    Avenue     (McBride     &
Hay's Cove), plank road. . 8,000
Sth    Avenue     (McBride     &
Hay's Cove), plank road. . 7,000
Ambrose Avenue, plank road 6,0(ln
Conrad  St.   &   1 Ith   Avenue
See. 8, plank road    16,SOD
bearing interest at 5 per cent per
annum, payable half-yearly in London, Eug., New York, U. S. A., Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver
and Prince Rupert, and secured by
special rate upon the land benefitted
and guaranteed by the City at large.
(1) Assessed value of the land
benefitted, $1,007,684.00.
(2) Assessed value of the land
benefitted, excluding G. T. P. and
Government, $936,394.00.
(3) Total Assessed value of the
land of the Municipality, $14,844,-
(4) Government lands—exempted
(5) Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Co., Assessment, $7,319,000.00.
I Subject to adjustment.)
(6) Total Assessment—Excluding
G. T. P. Ry. & Government, $4,956,-
The highest or any thender not
necessarily accepted.
The above figures do not Include
City Clerk.
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In the matter of the Estate of Thomas D. Kearns, deceased, intestate
All parties having claims against
the ahove Estate are required to forward the same, with full particulars
thereof, duly verified, to the undersigned, not later than the sixteenth
day of February, 1911, after which
said date the Estate of the said deceased will be distributed amongst
those entitled thereto.
Dated at Atlin,   B.C.,   this    nineteenth day of August, A.D. 1910.
A6-08 Administrator.
Sealed tenders will be received by
the undersigned until 12 o'clock
noon, Jan. Sth, 1911, for the supply
of 250 tons steam nut coal, delivered
into blinkers at the city electric light
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
City Clerk.
A plain, black-handled Waterman
fountain pen. Will the fined kindly
communicate with The Journal office.
Phone 138.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Wharf Approach," will
be received by the Honourable the
Minister of Public Works up to noon
of Monday, the 2nd day of January,
1911, for the erection and completion
of an approach to the Prince Rupert
Plans, specifications, contract, and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 9th day of December, 1910,
at the offices of the Government
Agent, Prince Rupert; of the Provincial Timber Inspector, Vancouver;
and at the Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C.
A guarantee bond in the sum of
five thousand dollars, to be approved
by the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works, will be required as
security for the faithful performance
and completion of the work.
Each proposal must be accompani
ed by an accepted bank cheque oi
certificate of deposit on a chartered
bank of Canada, made payable to the
Honourable the Minister of Public
Works, for the sum of $1,000, which
shall be forfeited If the party tendering decline to enter into contract
when called upon to do so, or If he
fall to complete the work contracted
for. The cheques or certificates of
deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will
be returned to them upon the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature of
Ihe tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Department of PubKfc Works,
Victoria, B.C., Sth Dec, 1910.
Good seamstress wanted. Apply
E. A. Barbeau, milliner, Hergerson
The Westholme
Lumber Company, Ld.
We carry the largest stock of   <■
Building Supplies in the North.
Quotations given on short notice in all lines.
Rough and Dressed Lumber
Shingles and Lath
Mouldings and Cases
Doors and Windows
We handle Plaster and Lime at reasonable prices
Get our quotations for all classes of buildings.
To the Electors !
Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the completion of my term of office as Alderman, I have
been approached by a number of my colleagues and citizens with
the request that I permit myself to be entered in nomination for
the office of Mayor for the ensuing year.
After consideration, I have consented to that request, and herewith announce my candidacy.
At public meetings to be held later on to discuss municipal
issues, I will present a programme of work, as the basis of my candidature.
Yours respectfully,
Prince Rupert, B.C.
December  1st,  1910.
Frank Mobley
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Ladies and Gentlemen:
In response to a largely signed requisition received yesterday
asking me to allow my name to be placed in nomination for the
office of Mayor of the City of Prince Rupert for the year 1911, I
hereby accede to the request and beg to announce myself a candidate.
I will take occasion later on to present my views upon Municipal Issues to the electors and ln the meantime I would respectfully solicit your support upon the basis of an efficient and progressive admiiistration of the affairs of the City.
Yours respectfully
Prince Rupert, B.C.
December  1st,   1910.
William Manson
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Paints Ground in Oil,
Paints Ground in Japan,
Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply  §
Company, Ltd.  thos.
DUNN,    Mgr.
Applications for the position of
janitor at the new Public School will
be received up till Saturday noon,
December 31. Duties are to begin
on January 1. The salary to be paid
is $75 a month. Applications should
be forwarded to
C.   H.   SAWLE,
Secretary    of    the    Prince    Rupert
School Board. D30
Electric, .. acial and Scalp treatment;
Scientific Massage treatment for
rheumatism, nervousness and poor
circulation. Manicuring also Chiropody work.
NOTICE is hereby given that tbe
reserve existing on Crown lands In
the vicinity of Babine Lake, situate
in Range 5, Coast District, notice of
which was published ln the British
olumbia Gazette, dated December
17, 1908, is cancelled ln so far ai
said reserve relates to lota numbered 1519, 1518, 1617, 1516, 1515,
1510, 1507, 1506, 1506A, 1503 1601,
1502, 1512, 1511, 1605, 1604, 1513,
1514, 1509, 1508, 1630, 162*. 1628,
1529, 1531, 1532, 1633, 153(» 1535,
1537, 1639, 1536, 1538, 1540, 1541,
1544, 1643, 1545, 1646, 1542, 1647,
1548, 1549, 1560, 1520, 1521, 1622,
1523, 1524, 1526, 1526, and 1561.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 16th, 1910.       \
(First Insertion July 5.)


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