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During June
$1.50 a Year
Ptsntt ftapirt fonmai
Job Printing
In all Lines
"ublished Twice a Week
Price. Five Cents
NO 1
They nre Chief Officer, Capt. Geo. Rohinson, who will take the Pi'lnce George;   Cant.  English,  First  Officer;
Capt. Johnson, Skipper;   H. L. McLelland, Second Officer, and Charles  B.  Carlin,  Third  Officer.
G.T.P.'s Palatial Steamer Enters Upon  Trade  Which   is   to Make this Port its Centrattzmg-
Point—Vessel is Admirably Equipped for her Service—Large Party of Guests
Pay City a Short Visit this Week—Hearty Reception Accorded.
Two Will Be Operated From the New
Station at Rose
I'uciiic  Company   of   Victoria   Has
Bought   its   Fourth   Vessel
in Norway
(Special to The Journal.)
Victoria, June IS.—The Pacific
Whaling Company, with headquarters In this city, has bought its fourth
steam-whaler in Norway to operate in
conjunction with the William Grant
from the new station at Rose Harbor, Queen Charlotte Islands. This
new station is expected to be one of
the best that the company lias. The
licence was obtained some time ago
by Capt. Huff, who has Interested
the strong company which controls
the whaling Industry on this coast
in the enterprise.
The waters off the site of the station abound with whales. The best
of equipment will be Installed and
by using Dr. RismuIIer's process in
refining the oil, the enterprise will
be very  remunerative.
Vancouver  Will  Send Many  Sails  to
Part in Regatta at Victoria
(Special to The Journal)
• Vancouver, June IS.—For the
North ivest International Racing Association's regatta In Viqtorla this
summed, at least twenty-five sa^l
and yaohts will lake part from Here.
 1 o	
(Special to The Journal)
Bristol, Eng., June 18.—Earl
Grey. Governor General of Canada,
upon arrival here, said the development of Canada was going forward
it strongly as it could. The Maritime piorinces were as good, he said,
for ImiGigralion as the Northwenf,
provinces. 'J he prospects of the
country were never brighter.
Speaking of the sentiments pre-l
vailing among the people, Earl Grey
said the Imperial spirit in Canada
was very noticeable, The Canadian
people believed In themselves ami
their fm lire as a part of the Empire.
The Rupert Marine Ironworks
& Supply Company of this city
has in view un extension of
their business. George Busllby,
of Vancouver, who is interested with .Messrs. Rubiiigton
and Robinson, the local partners, in this enterprise, Spent a
few days in the city this week,
it has been decided to spend
probably $10,000 in equipping
works here that will take care
of the immediate needs of the
port in the matter of repairs to
The plans look to the putting in of n wharf with teredo
proof idles on the waterfront
now leased by them from the
G. T. 1". The location will be
near the point where the Davis
boat iiouses are now. A building about 25 feet by 00 feet will
be erected and supplied witli
lathes and other necessary machinery. So equipped very considerable repairs can be made to
any shipping and the nucleus of
an industrial concern which the
promoters are determined to
keep abreast of the needs of the
time will be laid.
Mr. Bushby, during his stay
here, went all over the city. He
is most enthusiastic over the
outlook for Prince Rupert, and
regards the townsite as nil excellent  one.
Governor of California Determined
Stop the Jeffries-Johnson
Court  Refused  Order to  Restrain it
—Making  Move  Against Today's   Mill
Those Deciding Upon Site of Vniver-
i       sity Art' to  Visit  This'City
 '-     *i        •'   i
. (Special to The Journal)
Vancouver, June IS.—Ats soon as
the commission, charged by the provincial   government   with   the   selec-
Govcrnmeiit Makes Start Looking to
Building New  Line
(Special to The Journal)
Ottawa, une 18.—The railway department Is calling for tenders for
a bridge over the Saskatchewan
river at Pas Mission, the starting
point of the Hudson's Bay railway.
Parties are going to survey at Port
Nelson and Fort Churchill for the
best location for the terminus.
The marine department will also
have hydrographlc surveys made In
the vicinity of these ports In order
to ascertain the opportunities for
shipping. H. Parlzeau, formerly connected with the hydrographlc work
on the Pacific coast near Prince Rupert will, it is expected, have charge
of one party.
Of Dnlhousie University
(Special to The Journal)
San Francisco, June IS.—Governor Gillette is continuing a vigorous
war on the prize fights In California.
The holding of the Jeffries-Johnson
fight for the worla's championship
in this city now hinges on the result
of the Governor's success in stopping the Langford-Kauffmau fight
The governor threatens to call out
the military forces rather than have
It go on.
The attorney general applied for
an order to restrain those concerned
In putting on the Jeffries-Johnson
battle, but the court refused to make
an order.
All is expectancy in sporting circles as to the next move of the Governor. If San rFancisco is barred
to the pugilists, it is practically decided that the fight will be put on in
Reno,  Nevada.
(Special to The Journal)
Tokio, June IS.—Admiral Inouye
lias made a significant suggestion
He urges the necessity of increasing
the Japanese navy in spite of the fact
that the nation still feels the burden
of the late War.
— 0	
The steamer Prince Rupert, the
highest type of coasting vessel on
the Pacific, has been heartily wel-
comijd to ibis city. Arriving close
to hSr scheduled time of one o'clock
on Wednesday, the reception accorded the steamer and the officials representing the G. T. P, was of the
most enthusiastic kind. A half holiday bad been declared by the Mayor
and was fittingly observed. Prince
Rupert's own steamship tied up al
ilie wharf amid the loudest of cheers
from the citizens who recognize in
the arrival of the steamer the promise  of a great  port  here.
Immediately upon the gang plank
being pushed out, the reception committee consisting of Mayor Stork,
Aldermen Mobley, Barrow, Mcln-
tyre, Lynch, HUditch, Pattullo,
Naden and Smith; City Clerk
Woods; A. J. Morris, president of
the board of Trade; II. II. Clarke,
president of the Publicity Club; Wm.
Manson, M.P.P.; .1. II. Mc.Mullin,
government agent; W. C. C. Mehan,
superintendent of operations on the
G. T. P.; A. E. Mca.Mster, Grand
Trunk genertl agent; James H.
Rogers, the well known shipping
agent of this port, and a committee
of ladles went on board.
An exchange of congratulations
between the local representatives
and Capt. Nicholson and the other
G. T. P. officials was followed by a
formal welcome made by Mayor
Stork.     His  Worship said: —
"Captain Nicholson, and ladies and
gentlenien—On behalf of the city
and the citizens of Prince Rupert, I
tender to you and to your ship the
Prince Rupert, the most hearty welcome on the occasion of your first
v!::: i' '-in- city. Thi;'u !s prOljuMy
no place In the world where development is being carried out quicker
than in the northern part of this
province, and we, as citizens, simply desire to show that we are thoroughly alive to and warmly appreciate the part your company is taking
In the development of this northern
country and in Prince Rupert. We
hope you will carry with you this
endeavor to show our sympathies
are with you and your company in
your efforts to open up Northern
British Columbia and our city, and
our keen desire to in every way reciprocate."
Captain Nicholson  was  most nap-
Northern     Ontario     Suffers     Loss.—
Rain Now Helping Fighters
tlon of a site for the provincial university completes its duties in the
southern portion of the province, it
will visit Prince Rupert.
Dean Weldon, the chairman, and
other members of the commission,
feel that the northern commercial
centre should not be overlooked, but
should be given an opportunity to
put forward its claims.
Chicago, June 18.—61x died yesterday from heat, which has been intense for this early in the season.
(Special to The Journal)
Port Arthur, une IS.—One life
has been lost from the lire raging
in this district for (fays. Mrs. C.
Evans, of O'Connor township, was
smothered by the fire which destroyed her house while her husband was
absent   fighting  flames  elsewhere.
Fred and It. Winslow, of Kaka-
beka, have not been .heard from for
days. It Is feared they have lost
iheir lives.
liain Is now falling in some sections which  Is aiding ihc lighters.
Resolution Pointing   to   Roosevelt's
Speeches Introduced ill  House
(Special to The Journal)
London, June 18.—Sir Henry Dal-
ziel, M.P., has introduced a resolution into the House of Commons deprecating the delivery of public
speeches In this country by prominent foreign politicians of matters of
British political concern. The resolution sets forth that such speeches
are "calculated to violate the respected and time honored tradition
and as opposed to the best interests
of the State."
The resolution, it Is not denied
Is aimed at the course pursued by
Col. Roosevelt In dabbling in Egyptian  affairs.
py In his reply. Addressing himself to the Mayor and Council and
to the ladles and gentlemen present,
he   said; —
"I am sure I appreciate very sincerely this most cordial and hearty
welcome, as Well as those words of
kindly appreciation which you have
expressed upon the first arrival of
this ship. The statement you have
made, Mr. .Mayor, as to the rapidity
of the development of this northern
part of British Columbia, and its
future development, we of this company are firm believers in. We have
shown that faith in the building and
bringing of the railway along your
Bhores. Our company has been as
strong in their faith of the future
growth and. prosperity of this part
of the country as have you people
who have come as pioneers, then as
citizens, and have formulated a municipal government so well represented by these gentlemen. Our company's confidence has been evidene
ed not only by the large numbers of
men now at work along your shores
building the railway, but in the
building of this ship, which represents half a million dollars of faith.
And I hope to have the pleasure of
delivering to you another ship, r>
sister ship which will compare with
this in every respect—In strength
and speed and every feature of this
vessel tending to the safety, comfort
and convenience of those who patronize her.
"We want Prince Rupert people
to regard this as their ship and their
line. The people who are managing and operating the line for you
are and will at all times be in
hearty sympathy with Prince Ru-
por> T.';;«, .Utg• jK'ers l..wo boon,
made the company to send these
boats in other directions, but we
have adhered to the idea which was
the motive of building them, and
felt that they must be devoted to the
interests of this terminal city. I
assure you, the officers and crew of
this vessel are in clc. accord and
sympathy with yor am your fortunes, and I hope you will often enjoy the many advantages these vessels present, for 1 speak quite truly
and from my long experience when 1
say they are the acme of perfection.
They present many advantages over
all other craft on the coast. It is a
'There is nothing too  good
■rgetic Manager of the G.T.P.'s Steamship Service un tin
for the Irish.' Not that you are
Irish, but because the best people.
must   be   In   Prince  Rupert."
The ladies were presented by
Capt. Nicholson With bouquets. After these short ceremonies, the vessel was thrown open for Inspection,
it being crowded all afternoon by
An interesting group of G. T. P.
officials took advantage of the first
trip of the Prince Rupert to personally check over her performance.
Prominent among them was the
general passenger agent of the G. T.
P., Mr. W. P. Ilinton, who came out
from the headquarters at Winnipeg
for the first trip. Mr. Ilinton, who
is a brother of John and George
Ilinton, of the Ilinton Electric Company In Victoria and Vancouver, is
a young man for the responsible post
he now tills, but has already given
proof of his ability as a railway man
on  the Canada Atlantic railway.
Capt. Nicholson, manager of the
('.. T, P. .Steamship Company, who
took out his vessel on the Great
Lakes at seventeen years of age, was
also on board with G. A. McNlcholl,
purchasing agent of the road In British  Columbia.
It. Beaumont, the assistant manager; Shore Stewart C. Nickerson,
and General Freight Agent L. V.
Druce, formerly commercial agent of
the G. T. P. in Seattle, were also en
Chief Engineer Drysdale represented the builders, Messrs. Swan,
Hunter and Rlchatdson, of Newcastle, continued his care of the
e-glues rn the trip up, and OupL
Davis, who brought her out, came up
as a passenger.
The offl*rs of tii» new ship Wi\
Capt. "Barney" Johnson, who was
a most popular skipper on the same
work for another line; chief officer,
Capt. Geo. Robinson, who will take
the Prince George; first officer, Capt.
W. E. English; second officer, H. L.
McLelland; third officer, chas. E.
Carlin; purser, E. A. Cooper; freight
clerk, E. Criclge; chief Stewart, T.
Cavanagh; second engineer, Ewlng,
and Wireless Operalor Sutherland.
The trip proved a most interesting
one to all on board, the majority of
whom made the trip along the picturesque British Columbia coast for
the first time.
She left Seattle on Sunday (o the
accompaniment of Bhrleklng whistles and the cheers of hundreds of
well wishers. Victoria was reached on .Monday morning and at ten
o'clock the capital city was cleared,
the new wharves ofttbe company hq-
Ing black with spectators. A Bfbp
of twelve hours was made ui*V;tu-
couver, sailing being delayed several
hours to accommodate the rush of
Prominent among the shippers
was tlie pioneer trading company of
the coast, the Hudson's Bay Company. The ship was sold out at
Vancouver so far as passenger accommodation was concerned, several
applications having to be refused.
.lust after leaving the Vancouver
Wharf, one of (lie oilers named Hen-
sen bail bis knee crushed through
.in accidenl in the bob I Ing gear and
the vessel hail to jint hack to put.
him ashore. Henceforth the trip
was made wlthoul special incident,
i . ;ill being made :n   All rl   Hay only,
the new vessel behaved splendidly and all the passengers were enthusiastic in praising her appointments, comforl and service, Using
only lour boilers, she mudo about
sixteen knots, and In Queen Charlotte and Mlllbank Sounds, sho gave
evidence of that, steadiness which
evokes the warm praise of Chief
Engineer Drysdale in the one word
"Just grau' ".
All up the coast the new-comer
was greeted by the whlsles of donkey engines and Industrial plants,
while her sister ships on the greet
marine way on this coast, observed
sea etiquette by saluting the newcomer.
The passengers on the Initial trip
were: —
a. MoKenzle, w. 11. cooper, n.
B, Newton, J. A. Anderson, E. A.
Porter, Col. Mackle, K. Flexman and
I Si
i      J
Continued on Page Two)
Saturday, June 18, 1910
i Continued  Prom  Page One)
wife, W. McKay, A. McDonald, II.
Leonard, 0.  ISowden, J.  Macdonald,
1). McKenzie, Mr. O'Sullivan, 11.
Campbell, \V. M. Fowler, VV. Bow-
den, Mr. Hasbaugh, W. 11. Dempster,
D. Power, Judge Young, Mrs. Lovey,
Miss Elliott, Mrs. G. II. Schaffer, F.
Porteous, Mrs. Lawler, Capt. Simon
Mackenzie, C. It. Collins and wife,
J. R, Haskin (Vancouver Province),
Miss Chapin, Mr. and Mrs. Cock-
burn, X. Schwake, S.Martin, L. Rattray, .1. A. Graham, John Nelson
(manager Victoria Times) and wife,
Hon. Thos. Taylor I Minister of Public Works), L C. Hall, .1. littenbans,
W. Mead, A. Jones, .1. McNeil, R. C.
Hall and wife, .Miles Scott and wife,
W, M. Law and wife, L. V. Iiouce,
It. McConnell, B. Knight, Aid. A. G.
Sargison (Victoria) wife and daughter. A. McGinnis, .1. Guth, T. R.
Jones and wife, M. Hills, It. Farley,
M. Matlieson, J. Edwards, Rev, .1. II.
Collinson, A. Guttgtetn, S. Shreiber,
A. Collins, F. W. Stockton, Mr. Mc-
Phater, Capt. Davis, F. Williams,
A. Donaghue, It. Chambers, H. R.
Bridgman, P. Scurreu, II. Barle, A.
Bikner, Geo. Bushby and wife, Mr.
collins, T. Gilllgan, E. Hall, Mr.
Wright, E. Loseur, D. Dodd, F.
Kirkland, Geo. Prudhomme, C. Van
Arsdol, K. Smith and wife, A. Rogers and wife, Mrs. Cusack, E. West
and wife, C. Cumins, .1. O'Brien, W.
O'Brien, W. Berridge and wife, C. G.
Schmidt, M. .1. Poull, E. M. Brinole,
A. St.C. Bundle, L. Ware, Heaton
Sampson, II. Rivett, G. Lemaire,
.1. H. Bell and wife, Mr. Munro, W.
Radley, J. Deane, A. Going, R. War-
dell, Mrs. Ginn, C. H. Phillips, W.
i). Morris, II. Gamp, W. Folke, G.
McLean, . S. Baker, 10. W. Chandler,
.1. B. Lovell and wife, I). Itoss, H.
Ross, J. Harstone, R. Patterson, J.
Anderson, Percy Godenrath and
wife, W. McKay, .1. Chew, M. Coates
and wife, R. Leckie and wife, W.
Noble, II. Noble, Mr. McPhee, Miss
Bush,   H.   McLillan,
Leaving about 11 o'clock that
night for Stewart, the steamer returned on Thursday evening, reaching here about 9.30 and leaving
about midnight on the return trip
to the south.
The Prince Rupert fully comes up
to the expectations of all those who
have inspected her. The statement
credited to the head of. a rival transportation company, that the new
steamers left liiilo to be improved
upon, probably best describes Hie
steamers that are to make this their
home port.
The staterooms on the main deck
are lilted up in a similar manner to
those on the shelter deck, but without a settee, the curtains and carpets being of a rich bluy tone.
At the alter end of this deckhouse is situated the first class
smoke room, an elegantly fitted
apartment panelled in solid dark
fumed oak of late 18th century
Colonial design, the panels being inlaid with choice selected specimens
of "Purlrl" obtained from Australia,
the blemiing of which affords quite
a unique and pleasing effect, proving a  delight  to  tile eye.
This room is lighted by large and
heavy plate gh)ss windows specially arranged tb give a clear and unobstructed view, and advantage is
taken of the raised roof which extends overhead to lit small clerestory
windows in the sides with ornamental glass, thus giving increased light
and ventilation.
A number of small square oak tables with four arm chairs each, all
of metal stands, are distributed
about as well as a number of comfortable teak lounge chairs at the
sides, and the room Is well heated
by a steam pipe running all round
encased in an ornamental brass fret
Special dull copper ceiling electric linings with cut glass bowls are
lilted in suitable position and the upholstery is of green and brown and
brown leather, the floor being laid
Willi interlocking indiarubber tiling
of handsome design, the whole forming an artistic combination suggestive  nf  ease and comfort.
A i Hie fore end of the smoke
room the buffet is titled, being designed with massive circular front
panelled in beautiful solid fumed
oak and ornamented with rich carving of the same design as the smoke
room. The buffet 1b fitted with refrigerator chest, filter, lockers, and
all the latest provision for iced and
other beverages.
Access to the open deck may be
had through two doors at the after
end of the smoke room, sparred
seats being fitted round the sterri
so Hint passengers may sit at ease or
promenade round the vessel for exercise.
The observation room  Is situated
at the fore end of the shade deck,
and   will   probably  prove   the   most;
popular resort for passengers.    This'
magnificent room lias pride of place
In the selection of a designer lor the first vessels of the
new G.T.P, Beet on this Coast the company made ;i happy choice.
II. L. Newman, from whose plnns anil under whose supervision the
Prince Rupert and the Prince George have been constructed is a
marine designer of wide experience. He hail a thorough training
in his line of work in the Old Lund before he came to the United
States. He was lor years head of Cramp's shipyards at Philadelphia. While there he designed every class of steamer afloat, including battleships and cruisers. Among the vessels on the.Pacific
coast built from his plans are the Nevadan, Nebraskan, Texan,
Mongolian and Manchurian.
The steam yacht Dolaura owned by Hon. James Dunsmuir.
was designed by Mr. Newman and built under his directing- eye in
the Old Country. Another of his vessels well known here is the
Dominion Government bydrographio survey ship Lillooet, which for
Several years has been doing service in the waters contiguous to
Prince Rupert.
Mr. Newman about four years ago made a tour of the
coast as far as Prince Rupert. At that time the city, which now
boasts its own municipal council and is making such rapid progress
towards attaining a proud place among the leading ports on the
Pacific const, was the camp of a party of G.T.P. engineers and
another camp of Dominion Government hydrographlc surveyors at
Fairview. Mr. .Newman on that Hip thoroughly studied the requirements of vessels engaged in the trade on this coast.
The result of bis local investigations at that time combined with his wide general knowledge is seen in the perfection of
t lie arrangements en board the new G.T.P. steamers. The vessels
have been planned by one who knows the exact needs of the local
trade and are acknowledged to be the best of their class to be
found any "here.
In investigations -Mr. Newman was concerned to have a
vessel thai could lie quickly stripped of freight so that no loss of
time would ensue. The use of conveyor belts for that work is an
innovation on this coast. By endless rubber belts such as are used
in large industrial concerns light freight is made to pass along in a
continuous stream to llie freight sheds. This was used for a time
at Prince Rupert but necessary changes have to be made before the
whole will be in working'order. These conveyor belts are driven
by electricity. One section is located in the freight shed
and the other on the ship. It will do away with a lot of handling.
the freight being simply lifted on and oil the belt as it keeps passing.
and being designed with a semicircular front of specially prepared
prepared heavy glass with divisional
heavy glass with divisional mounded pilasters and carved capitals, enables passengers to have an extensive range of unobstructed view.
The woodwork is of a selected polished sycamore of the best quality,
decorated in the Louis XVI style
with highly figured birch panels and
carved gilt festoon mouldings, the
ceiling being flat, white decorated
with geometrical designs.
An imposing loftiness is introduced by the deck overhead being
raised about I-ii above the uormal
height and ornamented at the sides
with carved festoon mouldings, giving an appreciative air of freedom
and luxuriance. Soft divans are 111-
led at each side and wicker lounge
chairs with footstool extending all
round the forward end, richly up-
bolstered in blue wool tapestry of
beautiful design, the windows being
hung with silk tapestry and the floor
laid Willi a thick blue Axminster
carpet in harmony with the general
scheme  of  decorations.
A writing table and chairs are fitted at the after end, also tables at
each side and one in the centre.
The room Is heated by means of
a large ornamental radiator fitted
under the centre table, and is brilliantly lighted with special frosted
silver ceiling electric fittings with
heavy cut glass bowls. Exits are
provided to the cabin accommodation
and to the open deck, where promenading may be indulged in at will.
Near the exits from the cabin are
placed on either side teanw«od stairs
leading to the boatdock above,
where a large open space for promenading and observation has been
On this deck is located the wireless telegraph room built of teak-
wood. The walls are heavily insulated, and besides a still further
insulated chamber is built inside for,
locating the sparker, The noise of
ordinary installations is therefore
completely  obliterated.
The second class passengers quarters are on the main deck forward
in open berths and with suitable lavatory accommodation completely
separated from all other parts of the
Ample promenade space is afforded at the forward end of the shelter
deck from which access to the accommodation is obtained by a solid
mahogany staircase through the second class smoke room.
The room is fitted like the observation room above, with a semicircular front with large and heavy
plate glass windows and the woodwork is of selected polished mahogany fitted with settee all round the
forward end upholstered in green
railway repp, and the floor 1b covered with inlaid parquetry linoleum.
Heavy brass electric fittings, with
frosted shades, and lamps are distributed to give ample light and the
room  Is  heated by steam.
Taken altogether the steamers are
easily the best plying anywhere on
the Pacific Coast.
The Prince Rupert is of a graceful    design.     The   interior   deeora-
| Hon and in fact the whole scheme
of design and ornamentation have
been most carefully considered and
artistically carried out by the
builders. Swan, Hunter & Wig-
ham Richardson, Ltd., Wallsend-on-
Tyne, England, under the able supervision of the company's naval
architect, Mr. R. L. Newman.
The general dimensions of the
Prince Rupert and the Prince
George are as follows: —
Length over all, 320 feet;
breadth extreme, 42% feet; depth
moulded to shelter deck, 26 feet;
gross tonnage, 3380 tons; deadweight carrying capacity, 1100
tons; water ballast, 606 tons; fuel
bunker capacity, 410 tons. Twin
screw engines, triple expansion with
four cylinders and cranks balanced
on the Yarrow Schlick and Tweedy
system to ensure smooth running
without vibration. Indicated horse
power, 0,000.
T,  1'.  for some time to come.
Two large double ended and two
large single ended boilers of ISO
pounds working pressure provide
the      power. Ilowden's      forced
draught; speed 18y« knots, loaded;
passenger accommodation: 220 first
class, 132 second class; promenade
space for about 1,500 excursionists.
Crew:  84.
'tile vessels are rigged as two
masted fore and aft schooners with
three funnels, and their straight
stems and rounded cruiser sterns
give them a very smart and graceful appearance in addition to affording Increased deck room for promenade  and  accommodation.
On the shelter and shade decks
are long steel houses, giving elegant and spacious accommodation
for the first class passengers, together with the elaborate and tastefully decorated public rooms which
are a special feature of the vessel.
The upper deck house Is designed so as to give ample promenade
walk at the sides of the ship, which
will be a very popular feature, enabling passengers to promenade
entirely round the ship, and from
which to have an unobstructed view
of the beautiful scenery along the
charming route for which they are
The vessels are built In strict
compliance with the requirements
and under the Inspection of the
British Corporation and British
Lloyds for vessels in the coasting
service and in accordance with the
ISritlsh Board of Trade and Canadian regulations for passenger
steamers of the above class.
Wide roomy corridors pannelled
in ivory white with rich carpets form
another feature of the vessel. The
rtrst class staterooms are ' out-side"
rooms, each having its own port
or window; each is handsomely fitted up with two mahogany front
berths with hair mattresses of
which the upper can be folded up
against the bulkhead when it is desired to use the room as a single
berth, wash basin with running hot
and cold water service, mahogany
toilet rack, settee upholstered in
rich tones of rose moquette, dress
ling hooks, two watch pockets,
sponge nets, two luggage racks, mir
ror, white metal hat and coat hooks,
and other useful fittings. Curtains
of cream challl cloth are fitted to
the beds and rectangular sliding
windows opening on the deck, and
the floors are laid with rose colored Brussels carpets. The staterooms are effectively heated by
steam, and ventilated by expanded
metal mesh panels in the upper part
of the framing fitted with inside
draught screens and jalouise panels
in the lower part.
Special electric lighting arrangements have been made which are
effected by white metal ceiling fittings with frosted shades and lamps
which can be switched on and off
uoth from the doorway and from
the bed-head, and also the electric
reading lamps fitted In the bulkhead above each berth in convenient
positions, on which are also fitted
electric bell pushes, making handsome fixtures.
Four special luxurious parlor
rooms, two on each side are fitted
amidships on the shelter deck, all
decorated and furnished in early
Victorian style. The panels are differently polished, one In sycamore
upholstered in shades of soft green
goat-hair cloth with damask curtains to bed and windows, and green
Australian pear decorated in shades
of delicate blue, and one In solid selected mahogany upholstered In
deep rose moquette with Grecian
satin curtains to match and rose
colored axminster carpetb all harmonizing very effectively.
Each room is fitted with brass
bedstead, dressing table with adjustable mirror, folding lavatory,
with running hot and cold water;
upholstered toilet rack, hat and coat
hooks," double ring hooks, luggage
rack, etc., heated by steam and
lighted with white metal double
nracket electric lamp with frosted
shade on bulkhead also ceiling pendant and portable electric candle
lamp with shade.
Between each pair of rooms is
fitted a private bathroom, with hot
and cold, fresh and salt water supply, porcelain fixtures, the floor
tastefully laid with jlue and white
tiles and well ventilated.
Tire dining saloon in these vessels
has been admirably designed. There
has been nothing spared to make
them conform fully to the general
features of the vessels. This room
occupies the whole width of the ship
and extends for a total length of
72 feet, the additional space afforded by the rounded cruiser stern being see* here to the fullest advantage. A special feature which attracts the immediate attention is
the arrangement of five panelled
semicircular bays each side, each fitted with a small table and chairs for
seating five persons, in addition to
the centre tables, and settee round
the stern which is also provided
with tables, the whole being adapted for dining 114 persons. It is a
modified example of the Georgian
period, the upper part ueing done in
ivory white panels decorated with
gold lines, and the lower part panelled in polished mahogany, the whole
design blending with a prevailing
spirit of warmth anu light.
The decks, the observation quarters and the smoke rooms are all in
keeping with the rich design in the
other parts of the vessels, making
the steamers the best plying anywhere on the Pacific coast.
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This amazing offer—the NEW
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It's our new and immensely popular plan of selling Oliver Typewriters on little easy payments. The
abandonment of longhand in favor
of clean, legible, beautiful typewriting, is the next great step in
human progress.
Already—in all lines of business
and in all professions—the use of
pen and ink is largely restricted to
the writing of signatures.
Business Colleges and High
Schools, watchful of the trend of
public sentiment, are training a
vast army of young people in the
use   of  Oliver  Typewriters.
The prompt and generous response
of The Oliver Typewriter Company
to the world-wide demand for universal typwriting, gives tremendous
impetus   to   the   movement.
The American Oliver, witli the
largest sale of any typewriter in existence, was the logical machine to
take the initiative in bringing about
Hie universal use of typewriters. It
lways  leads,
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General Hardware
...Complete Line of...
Pipe and Pipe Fittings
For sale at public auction, on Thursday, June 23, at 2 p.m., outside the
old warehouse on the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway Company's wharf, a
quantity of tools and miscellaneous
equipment used in construction of
sewers at Prince Rupert. A detailed
lisi of the goods may lie soen at government oliice.
Government Agent.
Atlantic Steamship
Through  tickets and excursion
rates to
England, France, Germany,
ami all
Scandinavian Ports.
Call or write for rates to any
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Agent, Prince Rupert, B.C.
Party of Newspapermen Paid Prince
Rupert  a  Visit
A party of newspapermen came
in on the Prince Rupert representing a number of lower coast publications. .Victoria was represented by John Nelson, manager of the
Times; Vancouver by Mr. Harkin,
of the Province, and Mr. Cockbttrn,
of the World, and Seattle by Mr.
Scott, city hall reporter of the Times
and Editor Hill, of the Marine Review.
There were also on board Mr. Farley, of the ulasgow Herald, who is
on a tour of Canada, and Percy
Godenrath, of the Portland Miner.
Most of the gentlemen mentioned
were accompanied by their wives,
and are making the round trip as
guests of the Grand Trunk Pacific
Steamship Company.
The visit of the press men cannot help doing the city a benefit. The members of the party were
deeply  interested  In  Prince  Rupert
And the possession of an American Typewriter enables you to earn
money to finish paying for the machine.
Mechanical   Advantages
The American Oliver is the most
highly perfected typewriter on the
market—hence its 100 per cent efficiency.
Among its scores of conveniences
are: —
—the   Balance   Shift
—the Ruling Device
—the   Double   Release
—the   Locomotive   Base
—the Automatic  Spacer
—the Automatic Tabulator
—the   Disappearing   indicator
—the  Adjustable  Paper-fingers
—the Scientific Condensed Keyboard
Service   Possibilities
The American Oliver Typewriter
turns out more work—of better
quality and greater variety—than
any other writing machine. Simplicity, strength, ease of operation
and visibility are the cornerstones of
its towering supremacy in
—Card-Index Work
—Tabulated Reports
'"—FoU«w-up  Systems
—Manifolding   Service
—Aijdressing   Envelopes
—Working on Ruled Forms
—Cutting Mimeograph Stencils.
Can   yon   spend 17 Cents   n Day   to
better  advantage  than  in  the
purchase of this wonder'
ful machine?
Write for Special Easy-Payment
Proposition, or see
Prince Rupert Agent
General   Offices:    Oliver   Typewriter
Building, Chicago, 111.
and made hurried tours about the
place, familiarizing themselves in
the style known only to the men engaged in the business with this port
and all its beauties and advantages.
Before leaving they exrressed surprise at the wonderful development
here in the short time that has
elapsed since the sale last summer.
Subscribers to The Journal dm lug
the month of June will be charged
only $1.50, which entitles them to
the semi-weekly  for  a  whole year.
Northern Steamship Co.
of British Columbia,
The Steamer
^^^^ nana
Sails Pkom
Victoria   1st and  15th
And From
Vancouver  2nd and  16th
each montn.    Carrying general
freight, gasoline and explosives.
The service will be augmented'
by the Hirst-class PASSENGER
Sailing Weekly
For further particulars apply
at the Company's office
Cor. Water and Cordova Sts., Vancouver
Union Steamship Cozy
of B.C. Ltd
i House Furnishers.
Located temporarily, since the Arc,
in Duiiedin Block, corner of Second
        Avenue and  Eighth  Street.
Some snaps in slightly damaged  goods   which   we  want  to   clear
out before moving into  new  quarters in Manson Blk., Third Ave.
The new Steel Passenger Steamer
PRINCE RUPERT every Sunday at 9 a.m. for Vancouver,
arriving Monday afternoon.
For Stewart City on arrival from
Vancouver Friday night.
Northbound, leaves Vancouver
Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
Steerage Fare $5.00
The "Camosun" is the only steamer
on the run having water-tight bulkheads ami double bottom, thus ensuring safety of passengers in case of
collission or wreck.
J. H. ROGERS,   Ticket Agent
Canadian Pacific  R'y
Steamera leave Prince Rupert for Vancouver,
Victoria, Seattle
Princess Beatrice, every Monday at 1 p.m.
Princess May or Princess Royal
every Saturday morning.
Steamera leave Vancouver
Princess Beatrice every Thursday night.
Princess May or Princess Royal
every Saturday night at 11
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Published  Twice  a  Week
Third Avenue and McBride St.
In the development of a city or a district the newspaper plays a most important part. The Journal is prepared to take its full share in building up Prince Rupert
and giving publicity to the resources and riches of the country which is being opened
up by the G. T. P., and of which the city must be the great distributing centre. As a
means to this end a special offer is made :
Prince Rupert
will find the Journal
the best publicity medium in the new B. C.
All eyes are at present
turned towards this
part of the Province.
Keep your business before the public by advertising in the Journal. It will bring you
quick returns
Per     Year
You Can Aid
Do you wish to keep
some friends informed
as to the development
of P r i n c e Rupert ?
Place their names on
the mailing list of the
Journal at the low subscription rate and keep
them interested i n
Canada's greatest port
on the Pacific.
During June a special rate of $1.50 for the year will be charged for the Journal.
Subscriptions must be received at the office of publication before July 1, in order that
advantage may be taken of this offer. This rate is applicable to subscribers outside
of Prince Rupert as well as residents of the city.    Remember this is only for  June.
Subscribe early and take advantage of the low rate.
Saturday, June 18, 1910
prince Bupert fournal
Published twice a week on Tuesdays
and Fridays from the office of publication, Third Avenue near McBride St.
Subscription rate to any point in
Canada, $2.00 a year: to points outside
of Canada, J3.00 a year.
Advertising- rate furnished on application.
Saturday,   June   IS,   1910
The Journal in this, its first number, takes the opportunity of avowing its unbounding faith in the future
of Prince Rupert. It is that faith
which prompted the establishment
of the paper anil the policy pursued
by us will be in line with the conviction that this city will rapidly he-
come one of the most Important
shipping and commercial centres on
the whole Pacific Coast. With those
who are interested in pushing forward the city this paper joins hands.
At all times its columns will be open
to assist in that work. It exists not
to serve any party, corporation, or
clique, but is founded as a business
proposition and to play its part in
opening up to the world Prince
Rupert and the vast area Tinown a9
New British Columbia, which must
all be tributary 10 this city, and assist in making ii the important point
that nature and circumstances have
destined  it  to become.
Starting a newspaper office in a
city removed from the large centres
entails a lot of inconveniences as
far as the installing of the mechanical part is concerned. The Journal
lias not been immune from these. It,
however, is now able to appear and
will issue on Tuesdays and Fridays
of each week.
We ask our readers not to be too
critical at first until we have had
an opportunity to get in full running
order. Our aim will be to give our
readers a newspaper fully up to the
demands of the city.
Without further introduction The
Journal appeals to the people of the
city for their patronage. To use a
phrase familiar to the residents ol
this place and dating back to the
days when it was but an engineers'
camp, "We're here because we're
City    Council    Grapples    With    the
Question  of Fees
The city council has a bylaw providing for the raising of revenue
from licences, etc., other than liquor
licences, now before It. The bylaw
has passed its second reading.
This provides for a $2 road tax
from every male resident in Prince
Rupert. The dog tax is fixed at ?2
and $5, the latter being for bitches.
Owners of vehicles are to pay $2 a
year for each.
Licences governing trades and occupations will ,je issued half yearly
amounting annually to the following:—Rowling alley or rifle gallery,
?10; billiard parlors i for each
table), $10; opium sellers, except
druggists, .$300; wholesale merchant
or trader, $n0; retail merchant or
trader, $20; agents (retail), $100;
hawker or peddler (fish, game, or
farm produce), $20; hawker or peddler (other), $100;  theatres seating
975 or more $150, seating less than
975, $100; laundries, $10; pawnbrokers, $2 50; cabs, buses, etc., each
vehicle, $6; livery stable, $20; barrister or solicitor, $10; auctioneer,
$10; transient traders occupying
premises, every six months or fraction thereof, $50; circus, per day,
$200; every person in the city not
included or exempted by any of the
preceding sections,  $10.
Local  Citizens   Had   Opportunity  of
Meeting   Many   \ isitors
The dance given in honor of the
visitors to Prince Rupert by the new
steamer on Wednesday evening,
proved a most enjoyable social function. The arrangements were in the
hands of the Publicity Club, assisted by a committee of ladies, who
certainly left nothing undone to contribute to the eomiort and enjoyment of the guests.
The visitors were well represented, although quite a number spent
the evening visiting friends. The
decorations of .Mclntyre flail for the
occasion was excellent, the firm of
Flexman & Brown lending a supply of furniture for the dressing
The orchestra provided a good
programme and the floor being in
fine condition there was nothing
lacking to make the event a happy
one. The early sailing of the Prince
Rupert made it necessary for the
visitors to leave reluctantly before
midnight. Dancing was continued
for several hours after the farewell
was taken of them.
Local News
H. Creech, of Copper City, spent
a few days in the city this week. He
left yesterday morning on his return trip.
Mr. Saunders, representing H. H.
Clarke & Co., the local wholesale
produce firm, is making a business
trip up the Skeena.
George McDonald and J. Smith
left by the Rupert City for Victoria.
They have been looking into land
lying between the Skeena and Portland Canal, and are delighted with
the prospects for that section of the
George Deane, inspector of schools
after paying a visit to the schools
in the city and this vicinity, left for
Victoria by the Prince Rupert.
R. W, Eaton, of the educational
department at Victoria, after several
weeks spent here, has left for home.
W. .1. Saunders, who is deeply interested in Copper City townslte and
is putting In a ferry at that point,
is  in  the  city.
Mr. Kinsella, of Montreal, has
joined the local staff of the G. T. P.
here under Mr. McMaster. Mr. Kinsella is a brother of the secretary to
the general manager of the company.
Judge Voting has returned to the
city after a nurried trip to Victoria
where he was called by the serious
Illness of his son Alex. His son is
now convalescing.
Local  Lady Will    Go   in   Company
With Friend to Telkwa Country
The city council will have a bylaw
prepared   regulating   blasting.
C. C. Van Arsdol, engineer of the
western section of the G. T. P., has
returned from a tour of inspection
to  Edmonton.
Capt. A. M. Da-;ies, who brought
the steamer Prince Rupert from the
Old Country, will remain here. He
has taken the position of wharfinger
at Prince Rupert.
Mayor Stork, Aid. Barrow, City
Solicitor A. M. Manson, and Engineer A. W. Agnew have gone to Victoria to press the claims of the city
for water rights at Woodworth Lake
before the provincial government.
The city council, after several
long discussions on the question of
civic improvements, has practically
decided to adopt .the local improvement plan. It. is likely, however,
that the areas included in any
scheme will be much larger than are
very often adopted in coast cities.
Mrs. Johnson, wife of Capt. Johnson, superintendent of the Foley,
Welch & Stewart fleet of river
steamers, has left in company with
Mrs. Thomas Jefferson of New York,
for the Telkwa. They will proceed
to Hazelton by the steamer Distributor and then taking the trail will
proceed the remaining 130 miles on
horseback. About six weeks will be
spent in the interior.
Mrs. Jefferson's husband has for
a long time been interested in coal
properties in the Telkwa country.
The present trip is made by the
ladies to .Mr. Jefferson's camp in the
interior, where a force of men is engaged in the opening up of the coal
Few ladies in northern British
Columbia have seen more of the
frontier life than Mrs. Johnson, who
for many years made her summer
home on the different steamers that
her husband commanded on the
Skeena. Both Mrs. Johnson and
Mrs. Jefferson look forward to an
enjoyable  outing.
The real estate firm of Williams &
Soule has been dissolved. Mr. Williams has left for the prairies where
he will look after some other business interests he has for a time. Mr.
Soule has taken over the local business and will conduct it under the
name of Norman Soule & Co.
Portland, Ore., June 18—Ephram
Jameson, a well-known athlete, shot
himself yesterday when Gladys
Baker rejected his proposal of marriage.
(Special to The Journal)
Victoria, June 18.—The horse
races will open here today in
spite of Mayor Morley's determined
effort to stop the meet. Six days'
races will be held.
ilaynor Bros., the well known
firm of housefurnishers and funeral
directors, have taken up their
temporary location In the Dunedin
block, corner of Second avenue and
Eighth street. They are offering
special bargains In some goods
slightly damaged during the fire. In
a few days the firm will move into
new quarters in the Manson block,
on Third avenue.
Hon. Thomas Taylor is Making Tom
of Skeena District    •
Hon. Thos. Taylor, the minister-
in-the-saddle, came in on the Prince
Rupert on one of his numerous trips
to the interior points. Ever since
taking office, Hon. Mr. Taylor ha9
hade it a rule to see for himself the
different districts and obtain a first
hand knowledge of their needs.
His journey took him first to
Stewart where in company with
William Manson, M.P.P., the representative of the district, and J. H.
McMullin, government agent, he met
a committee of the citizens and discussed improvements.
The citizens' committee felt It incumbent to ask a very liberal contribution from the government and
put the sum at $30,000. Mr. Manson considered that $20,000 from
the government, supplemented by
55,000 from the city itself and
$5,000 from the townslte company
would meet the situation fairly. This
found favor with all concerned and
was decided upon as a basis conditional upon approval by a publlo
meeting. The approach to the whar)
will be put in shape at once.
Friday morning at 7 o'clock the
Minister and party left for Hazelton
Thence they will proceed by horse-
hack probably as far as Francois
Lake and back. Several hundred
miles at least will be done on horseback, but this has no terrors for the
Minister who is an old and experienced horseman.
J. II. McMullin, government agent,
will travel only as far as Kltselat)
with the Minister on his trip up the
Skeena. At that point the bound'
ary of Mr.Mullin's agency is reached.
(Special to The Journal)
Parry Sound, Ont., June IS.—
Raphael Domensalo was killed by
Joseph Pisani while trying to separate the latter and another in a quarrel in a lumber camp at Foote Bay.
(Special to The Journal)
Sacramento, June 18.—Mrs. H.
H. Rowland and her three year old
son were fatally burned at the home
of her sister. The former attempted  to light a  stove with  kerosene.
(Special to The Journal)
Ottawa, une 18.—The militia department has officials appointed to
attend Montreal's aviation meet on
the 25th, to make experiments with
aerodromes relative to their possible
use by the Canadian militia.
The St. Denis, which reached
here Wednesday evening, had a
heavy cargo of freight from the
south for the various canneries and
other Industries along the route. At
Kitimaat the steamer landed a party
of surveyors under Engineer Hirsch.
who are going into the interior to
do some survey work for the provincial government.
The steamer Cottage City, from
Seattle, reached port Thursday evening with a supply of fruit and other
freight for here. She carried a good
number  of  passengers.
Prince Rupert
Maclntyre s
=.Hall =
Monday Evening,
July 4th. 1910.
Music by Kauffmann 's
Tickets $1.50, Admitting Lady & Gentleman
9.30 sharp.
Furniture Dealer
3rd. Avenue
Prince Rupert
An inspection of our stock
of House Furnishings will
convince you. For quality and
economy you will leave us a
satisfied customer.
Dining Room Furniture, Sideboards,
Ballets, Dining Tables, 6ft.
and 8ft. Extension
Dining Room Chairs, Quartered Oak with
Leather Seats, Golden or Early English
finish. Prices ranging from
Just Received a
Handsome Line of   ^^^^^^
Iron Beds, Springs and
Mattresses, all sizes
Manufactured here to lit any
window  up  to 10 feet wide.
Tapestry and Lace Curtains, ,
Poles and Trimmings
Special orders for Upholstering
of any kind.
,'. $22.50 to $50
Wicker Chairs and Rockers
GEO. D. TITE, 3rd Ave.
Prince Rupert Journal
Ready Mixed Paints,
Paints Ground in Oil,
Paints Ground in Japan,
Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply
Company, Ltd. ™q* dvnn, m*.
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,


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