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VOLUME  1
Published Twice a Week
PRINCE RUPERT, B.  C,  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1910.
Price,  Five  Cents
NO.   20.
GRAND RECEPTION TO
DISTINGUISHED STATESMAN
The Prime Minister of Canada is Greeted by the Entire
Population of the City Upon His First Visit to
Prince Rupert—Ideal Weather Conditions
Sir Wilfrid Lauri.'r and his party
have come to Prince Rupert and gone
again. The reception accorded the
Prime Minister in this city was of
the heartiest character and the venerable chief of the Liberal party and
the first citizen of the Dominion
showed on every occasion during the
visit here that he was delighted with
the way In which he was greeted.
Arriving by the G.T.P. steamer
Prince George; which with its sister
ship, the Prince Rupert, are recognized as the best appointed vessels on
the Pacific Coast, the Premier and
his party made their home on board
the palatial steamer during their stay
In port.
Accompanying Sir Wilfrid on the
trip were Hon. George P. Graham,
minister of railways, Hon. W. Tem-
pleman, minister of inland revenue,
F. F, Pardee, Liberal whip in the
House of Commons, Senator Gibson,
E. M. Macdonald, M.P. for Pictou,
N.S., Senator Roy and Senator Bos-
tock, besides a large party of Victoria
and Vancouver Liberals and n large
party of newspapermen.
The arrangements as they were
made by the citizens' committee,
were carried out In perfect order. The
day of arrival was charming, similar in all respects to the weather
which has prevailed here for the
most part since the early spring.
The D. G. S. Kestrel, Capt. New-
combe, was placed at the disposal of
the reception committee. The fishery
cruised Falcon, Capt. Copp, carried
others of the general committee,
while the G.T.P. placed at the disposal of the committee the steamer
Bruno, Capt. Weymouth, which carried an Immense throng out of the
harbor to meet the Prince George.
In addition to these larger steamers
practically every launch In the harbor gaily decorated and loaded with
citizens, made their way to the harbor mouth to assist in making the reception a fitting one.
Moved Out on Time
The Kestrel followed by the Bruno
and the Falcon, all gaily dressed for
the occasion, pulled away from the
G.T.P. wharf close on the appointed
time, 12.30, and steamed out of the
harbor. A wireless message received
by the Bruno announced that fog
had delayed the vessel with the party
on board and instead of getting in
at 2 p.m., It would be 3 o'clock before
she would reach the entrance. This
information was conveyed to the j
other vessels and the flotilla employed the time steaming about
easily, all eyes straining in the direction in which the Prince George
would appear. Close on the appointed time a dense smoke above the
Intervening Islands off the mouth of
the harbor indicated that the guest
was nearing the terminal city. All
crowded the decks of the receiving
steamers, auxlous to catch a glimpse
of Sir Wilfrid.
The Kestrel, by appointment, took
up her position on the course of entrance to the harbor and while the
Prince George stonmed by close
alongside the crew was drawn up In
saluting order. The vessels saluted
by whistles and all the while could
be seen on the bridge of the Prince
George the spare figure of Sir Wilfrid, surrounded by his lieutenants
in parliament. The local member,
Hon. William Templenian, could he
picked out close beside his chief, his
hand pointing in the direction of the
harbor from time to time apparently
explaining the local situation.
Greeted Sir Wilfrid
As the Prince George came alongside cheers for Sir Wilfrid were raised from the Kestrel and the raising
of his cap plainly showed that he
had caught the sound across the
waters. The band on board the Kestrel struck up "The Maple Leaf Forever," and with the exchange of directions between the captains, the
Kestrel took up its position Immediately In front with the Prince George
following and the other vessels lining up In the rear. As the harbor
was being entered, the flotilla of
small craft appeared and circled
about the Prince George,  the occu
pants of the launches cheering the
Premier as they passed.
As the.vessels steamed up the
wide harbor the fact that Prince Rupert was a terminal point was
brought realistically to the minds, of
those on board the Prince George
through the forethought of Superintendent Mehan and the other officials of the G. T. P., who had a train
of cars made up which steamed out
along the route of the railway in full
view of the party. As the Prince
George came abreast of the train the
engine belched forth its welcome,
giving a promise that it would not be
long until the trip to Prince Rupert
might be an all rail one.
Then, too, the construction departs
ment of the railway was not behind
in calling attention to the fact that
it was having Its part in the opening
of this city and the country. Heavy
blasts throwing up their rocks and
clouds of dirt were given as a salutation to the party.
Visitors Surprised
The Prince George answered with
her whistles the salutes thus given
to the Prime Minister and his party,
the whole making a scene that must
have appealed to all on board, many
of whom had not expected to see
much more than an engineer's camp
here.
Landing at the wharf, another surprise awaited the visitors. They had
as they passed among the vessels off
the harbor entrance, laden with welcoming passengers, come to the conclusion that the whole of the citizens had turned out on the water to
receive them. As the G. T. P. wharves
were approached and they saw the
streets lined with a solid mass of the
people they were filled with wonder
and remarked upon it.
The reception committee landed
quickly from the Kestrel and as soon
as the gang plank was put out from
the Prince George, Hon. W. Temple-
man stepped ashore and ascertained
what were the exact plans. Without
any loss of time the reception committee was led on board by Mr. Templenian and on the hurricane deck
of the steamer presented to Sir Wilfrid, and a hearty welcome extended
by Mayor Stork.
Landing,.the Premier passed along
the lines of the guard of honor from
the local military company, Earl
Grey's rifles. Incidentally it may be
mentioned that the company looked
exceedingly well and in spite of tbe
fact that they had had only a few
days' drill, their appearance under
the command of Lieutenant Agnew,
who took charge in the absence
of Capt. Stork, who as mayor of the
city, had other important duties to
perform, being smart and soldierly.
Entering a carriage in company
with Hon. Mr. Templenian and Hon.
Mr. Graham and the mayor, and
headed by one of the Indian bands,
the Premier beaded the procession to
Second avenue.
From in front of the Provincial
Buildings, arranged on a platform
for the Prime Minister and his party,
the presentation of the addresses
look place in full view of thousands
of citizens.
Addresses Presented
The unique address of the city,
executed by Morte Craig was stretched on an easel nt the back of the
stage and was admired by all me
visitors Including Sir Wilfrid. Mayor
Stork read the address of the city
Which is found elsewhere.
He then introduced Mrs. Eggert,
the president of the Daughters of
the Empire, who on behalf of the
local chapter of that organization,
presented Sir Wilfrid with a book of
views of Prince Rupert. Mrs. Eggert said It gave her much pleasure
on behalf of the local chapter to
give him greeting to the youngest
city of the Dominion. The book of
views was given, she said, as a small
token of the regard of the organization for him and the service he was
doing Canada and the Empire.
Mayor Stork presented the elegant
portfolio ot views and wild flowers
of the district to Sir Wilfrid from
the city.   This, he explained, was for
(Continued on Page Three)
CITIZENS' BANQUET
Optimistic View Held Regarding Future
of the City of Prince
Rupert.
Sir Wilfrid Rieaks General Rule of
Tour And Attends Function
At the Inn
Prince Rupert had the distinguished honor on Saturday night of entertaining Sir Wilfrid Laurler at a
banquet in the Prince Rupert Inn.
The Prime Minister on this tour has
very carefully avoided nearly all such
.functions, it being found that they
are too exacting upon his strength.
In the case of Prince Rupert, however, he made an exception and consented to meet the citizens around
the banquetting table.
The dining room of the Inn was
crowded on the occasion. At the
head of the table sat Mayor Stork
with Sir Wilfrid and Hon. George F.
Graham, minister of railways, on
either side. Hon. W. Templeman,
Senator Gibson, Ralph Smith, M.P.,
Duncan Ross, F. F. Pardee, M.P., E.
M. Macdonald, M.P., Senator Roy and
Senator Bostock all had places also,
so that the residents of the city had
no lack of distinguished guests.
M. M. Stephens, who has made a
reputation for himself as a toast-
master, filled that trying position and
did It to perfection. There was not
a dull moment allowed throughout
the whole evening.
The arrangements for serving the
meal were well in hand and an early
start was accordingly made on the
toast list.
"The King" was duly honored, after which Mayor Stork proposed the
health of Sir Wilfrid. His Worship
referred to the fact that just one year
before, Earl Grey, Mr. Charles M.
Hays and other distinguished guests
had been entertained there. They
had that night, however, the foremost citizen of Canada as their
guest. It was no formal gathering,
he said. It was a gathering of the
north to do honor to Sir Wilfrid.
They showed an abiding faith in the
north and endorsation of the policy
that resulted in the building of the
National Transcontinental railway.
The Mayor said he never before was
as proud of being a native born Canadian as he was that night. He was
glad to welcome the Premier who had
showed himself as big a man as the
country was wide in miles. He was
sorry Lady Laurier was not present.
He was glad to see Sir Wilfrid carrying his age so well and glad to see
that he was good for ten years or
more yet. (Cries of "make It twenty.")
Sir Wilfrid Responds
Sir Wilfrid in rising to reply to
the toast was greeted with loud
cheers and It was some time before
he could be heard. He said he would
b a very sorry fellow Indeed who
would not be a jolly fellow among
such jolly fellows. He was in good
health and a good fellow. He was
described in the East as too much of
an optimist. He would be more of an
optimist when he went back. He
had caught some of the enthusiasm
of Ihe West. He believed more in
his country than he did seven years
before when he brought forth the
policy of the National Transcontinental railway. He felt then there was
a place for a second railway nndj
now he felt that there was room for
n third. The bonds of Canada had
been loo limited for years.
A Country by Itself
British Columbia would make a
country by itself. In Its rich resources there was enough for millions of population. He believed the
province had a great future in agriculture.
There was need of drawing the different parts of the country closer together. This could only be done by
increasing the means of communication. He thought he was to live a
few years longer. To tell the trutlr,
he was afraid that he was not yet
ripe for heaven. This, at least, was
frequently remarked upon by his opponents. He must live a little longer, therefore, he thought to prepare
for heaven. He would like to see
the railway completed at least before that time came. This at the
longest would be three years. They
would then have an engine from
Moncton to Prince Rupert and from
INSPECTED RAILWAY
Government  Party  Taken  Over   First
Section of the G.T.P.
Line.
Pleasant Day  Spent  by  Prime Mln
ister And Those Accompanying
Him on Tour
Yesterday forenoon Sir Wilfrid
Laurler and the visitors who accompanied him including the newspaper
representatives, were taken out over
the first tep or twelve miles of the
G. T. P. as the guests of Superintendent Mehan and Superintendent McNicholl. The time at the disposal
of the party prevented their going
any farther. The distance covered
however sufficed to show the ministers that the road being constructed
quite  up   to  the  requirements
was	
Members of the party in fact expressed surprise that such a perfect
road bed had been prepared in the
early stages of construction. Without
any ballasting having yet been done
the railway line is in excellent condition for traffic, great care being
taken to avoid all sharp curves. The
Inverness cannery was visited and
the party saw the employees engaged in the final stages of getting tho
cans labelled and packed away, although nothing was doing in the way
of handling the fish.
At the cannery on the return of
the train from a run farther up tho
line, the majority of the party left
the railway and boarded one of tho
river steamers of the contracting
company, Foley, Welsh & Stewart,
who prepared very dainty refreshments for their guests.
Instead of proceeding directly back
to the wharf a trip was taken as far
as Metlahkatla, where a landing was
made and Sir Wilfrid and party enjoyed a visit in the "Holy City." The
landing was taken advantage of by
the residents to make two presentations  to  the Prime  Minister.
Miss Morrison, of Hazelton, presented him with a Hazelton gold
nugget mounted, which he was ask
ed to give to Lady Laurier as a reminder of the present visit.
Fred Campbell also presented him
with a carved canoe, which will act
as a souvenir of the trip.
So interested were they all in
what they saw that a return was not
made to Prince Rupert until almost
time for the open air meeting to begin.
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WILL SHIP ORE SOON
Silver Cup Nine at Hazelton Will Send
Down Small Quantities
Soon.
A Start to he Made From Property
That is Promising Exceedingly  Well
ADDRESSED OPEN AIR
MEETING OF CITIZENS
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Expressed His Admiration for the
Newest City of the Dominion—Timely Advice
Given to Pioneers of the Place.
(Continued  on  Page Two)
The Silver Cup mine, In the vicinity of Hazelton, is about to commence shipping In small quantities.
The mauager of the company, R. G.
Campbell, Is at present in the city.
The company Is making steady progress on the property and will ship
down the river by boat and then from
heie to one of the coast smelters.
The management ims not yet arranged which of the smelters It will
send the ore to.
The Silver Cup promises well and
Is expected to be a rich producer.
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C. P. I!. PACIFIC SERVICE
Yesterday the citizens of Prince
Rupert had the opportunity of hearing the Prime Minister of Canada
Sir Wilfrid Laurier on his first visit
to the city. On a day that could not
have been improved upon there was
an immense crowd gathered In front
of the provincial buildings, which
had been very artistically decorated
for the occasion. Mottoes bearing tho
words "The noblest Canadian ot
them all." "Railroads, Population
and Progress," and "A Link in tbe
All-Red Route," were strung about in
conspicuous places, while the front ol
the building was covered with bunting and designs.
Arriving on the scene close upon
the appointed time, 3 o'clock, Sh
Wilfrid and his colleagues were escorted to the platform by Mayor
Stork through throngs of cheering
citizens. Accompanying the Premier were Hon. George P. Graham,
minister of railways and canals, Hon.
Wm. Templeman, F. F. Pardee, the
Liberal whip in the House of Commons, E. M. McDonald, .M.P. for
Pictou, N.S., Senator Gibson, Senator Roy and Senator Bostock.
Just before the proceedings opened
young Miss Venn of the Metlahkatla
Indian reserve, stepped forward and
handed Sir Wilfrid a bouquet of wild
flowers of the district. The Minister
received them in the kindest manner
and stooping down kissed the donor
amid the applause of all.
Mayor Stork presided and quickly
proceeded to  the  programme.
His Worship in opening referred to
the fact that It was a red letter day
for Prince Rupert. The citizens had
their own good member, Hon. Wm.
Templeman, present and the great
leader of the Government, Sir Wilfrid was also there. This with other
features made it a notable occasion.
It was due to the foresight of Sir
Wilfrid that Prince Rupert was now
on the map. Might he long be spared
after the completion of the work.
Prince Rupert was a most fortunate city. They had in Canada the
best government the country ever
had. The city had just elected Its
first council and it could be truly
said It had the best municipal government It had ever enjoyed.
There were only four harbors in
the world that compared with Prince
Rupert. Of these two were in the
Mediterranean. The only other to
compare with Prince Rupert was Tacoma. Whatever might be the de-
demands in the future, he could assure Sir Wilfrid the city would never
be asking for the dredging of the
harbor.
The visitors > had been given a
right royal welcome to Prince Rupert. He could inform them that on
the first train that went out of
Prince Rupert there would be carried a delegation that would take
Ottawa hy storm. He Introduced
as the first speaker Hon. Wm. Templeman.
Hon. w, Templeman
Mr. Templeman was Kind to he
here on the first visit of sir wii-
n-icl. lie wns promi to be the representative of such a vii.:! constituency with such Incomparable resources. The visitors rrom some of
the eastern constituencies would
probably, when they wenl back, take
a deeper Interesl In the i I
province,
He had done bis best
constituency al Ottawa, Al the time
of his election a list of requests was
presented to him and he was asked to
deal with them. All these had either
been completed or were under way.
| lb' had received no further request
Sir Thomas Shatighnessy is expected to visit this const In the near
future, but before be leaves Montreal
it Is expected that he will make arrangements for tbe extension of the       	
C. P. R. ocean fleets, both on the At- j He was not asking for them pnrticu
Government    would    give   favorable
consideration to every request.
Ralph Smith, M.P.
Ralph Smith, being Introduced,
complimented the city on the beautiful weather which the speaker said
had followed Sir Wilfrid's footsteps.
He was glad to see the development
in Northern Britisli Columbia because by his vote he had contributed
to that development. He had done
what he could to prevent foolish
statesmen from making it useless.
There was room for the development
of all the cities, larger cities than
existed here today. Prince Rupert
was destined to be the great northern
metropolis of British Columbia.
No modern statesman had ever
lived to see the fulfilment of his
policy as Sir Wilfrid bad. Canada
had made wonderful progress under
the policy of the government of Sir
Wilfrid.
F. F. PARDEE, M.P.
The Liberal whip in the House of
Commons, F. F. Pardee, M.P. for
West Lambton, made a rather strong
political speech. He referred to the
fact that as they came west until
they had reached the "very top" of
their trip in Prince Rupert they had
bad their eyes opened. They bad developed bigger notions of their country.
British Columbia had perhaps the
greatest heritage and the greatest responsibility in the whole of Canada.
The people here must develop this
great country. They had a government that was willing to co-operate
in all this development. A government that created Prince Rupert.
That government had done more to
develop Canada, East, West, North
and South than any other government.
The people of Prince Rupert had
shown that they had bigness enough
to give Sir Wilfrid a reception as the
greatest Canadian of them all. He
asked them to look Into the record
for fourteen years and they would
find that there had never been a government that had done so much. This
applied to railways. In the matter of
population he said that before the
present government came into power
population was leaving Canada.
Since Sir Wilfrid's government came
into power they hail come lr. b}
thousands. Young Canadians were
developing this western country and
the exodus to the United States had
stopped.
Touching on the financial question
Mr. Pardee claimed hat since 1897
there had been a surplus instead of
a deficit in the public accounts. The
government was making Canada
what il ought to be, a country peopled by a strong people.
Sir Wilfrid Laurler
Sir Wilfrid Laurier was received
with cheers. He said that if this was
a proud day in the history of Prime
Rupert It was a far prouder day for
the one who addressed them. lie
could say with truth that in the sixth-Hi year of bis life he never had
reason to be prouder than today. If
Hi" people be addressed bad made
ibis corner of the country their home
li   wns   ilue   In   the   policy   which   bis
government had Imttiated, Ten
years ago Prince Rupert wns n virgin
forest.     Tbe   people   had   come   bere
of ihe as the pioneers of civilization,   They
lend come to make It prosper.    Alight
o serve the   0o('  glve  ""'nl     a"    Prosperity.     It
- would   not   be  theirs nlone
lantic and the Pacific. Arthur Piers,
manager of the service, is at present
In Montreal, where he is taking the
matter up with the president. No
details have yet been given to the
public, but when the new vessels
have been constructed It is assumed
that Sir Thomas will be able to make
good his promise that the Atlantic
Empresses will be transferred to this
coast.
Aid.   Frank   Mobley   hns  gone   to
Vancouver for a few days.
larly, but If there were any requests
to be made he hoped they would
be laid before him. A wireless station had been provided. The telegraph tolls had been reduced. There
had been additional lighthouses. A
quarantine station would be started
soon. A submarine station would be
established before long, also.
The G. T. P. had given the government two corners on the reserve.
One was for a post office and custom house. The other he understood
was for an armory.    The  Dominion
  but     It
would also be their country's. They
had come here as pioneers In anticipation of the railway that In three
years would be completed. The voice
of the croaker had now been silenced. It. wns sometimes snld It would
be very expensive. That was true,
but who cared about, the expense? All
present wanted It completed.
This railway would be one of the
greatest enterprises of the century.
It had rolled hack the map of the
country at least 1,000 miles. It had
been believed In Quebec that the
province was confined to the valley
of the St. Lawrence. Now they knew
that north of the Laurentlan mountain was a valley 600 miles long as
N,
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(Continued on Page Four)
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CAS0ElirATION~O| RESBftVE!."
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lands, in
the vicinity of Babine Lake, situate
in Range 6, Coast District, notice of
which: was published in the British
Columbia Gazette, dated .December
17, £908, is cancelled in so far as
said reserve.. r*la,te«.aoJLot«.,Juimber-
ed 1519, 1518, 1517, 1616, 1616,
1610^1507, 1506yJj60<Mi<,y603 1601,
1502^1512, 1511, 1505, 1504, 1513,
1514P16Q9, 1508, 1580, 1527, 1628,
1629^1531, 1532, 155.3, 1534, 1535.1
15371)1539, 15361J153*; 1640. 16110
15447-1543. 1545, 1546, 1642, 1547,
1548=1549. 1550, 1520, 1B21, 15211
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T] ROBERTA. RENWICK,--.-
Seputy Commissioner of Lands.
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ADDRESSES TO SIR WILFRID LAURIER
W. F. CARPENTER, PROPRIETOR
Second Avenue}; near -Seventh Bt+cet
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harness that requires such careful
attention. In both leather and workmanship, as traces and collars, there's
where tbe. strain lies, there's where
we..excel, though we are Just as:^
watchful as to every other detail of. j
a complete.set of harness, be it for
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CANCELLATION_QF JtESERVE_
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NOTIOB is hereoy given twit the
reserve existing on Crown lands. In
the vicinity of Babl.fe Lake, and
situate in Cassiar District, notice of
which 'bearing 'date J-iips SOthv.19W„
wa^publteha'd thl the .'British Cbliim-
bia Gazette, dated July 2nd, 1908, Is
cancelled. r r
'~      ROBERT Af RE^WIOKr?"
> Beputy ComWlssi^neij of l|^nds./|
Lands Department, ■ ; —'■•   l   Mlv?
Viciorla,.B. G- June 16th, 1910
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Municipal Notice"
TENDERS FOR STREET GRADING
.^NVFjIfCT^E^OFS.
Jobbert' ot "Aeathdr?' HaitteBB,'   Sad
dies,   Whips,   Trunks. and   Valises;ff
Pads,-Blankets, Rugs; Hamess-Soap<r|-;
and Dressing:   ■   T    V")\\"
- 566 YATES STREET
Clarmont Rooms
Sixth Avenue., ne,ar Fulton. Stoet.
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R$tes, #.00 aJrWjj* land   Upwards;
Mrs.   Annie   McGrath,   Proprletoress
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SEALED TENDERS will be received by the City Clerk until SATURDAY noon,.AUGUST 27th,. 191,0,,
for.pie grading., of Seoand JswSalff
between McBride street and Eleventh
street. ..     ? _
Plijns and specifications-may be
seen-and forms of tender -Obtained at
the (si'lce of the City Engineer. '
The lowest or any tender not noeosr
sarllyj accepted.
ERNEST A.  WOODS,
Wm. Mahlon Davis,  ' City Clerk.
City Engineer. A5-23
Don't Forget
We have the stock and when you
want to select a Diamond Ring, a
Wedding Present, it Is no trouble for
you to find something that will suit
you. Our stock is composed of the
best goods, that the factories prqducs
and we guarantee everything 'csold
here.        "'"
.Bring us your Watch nnd Jewelry
repairing If you wnnt It p:crtrly
done.
C. B. WARK
[Mrs, Rrlph, Smith, ...who , accompanied her husband on his visit to
th!e city with,the. Premier's party,
srfent a ver^ .pleasant time In Prince
Rupert with her rupny fr^end^s here.
(K1T1 i
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ifen!cipal!iflriiele
tenders Jtaa, Plank i
'   " •      and Grading
PLA
ROADWAY
SEALED' TENDERS endorsed'
Tender 1," and 'Tender 2," will be,
ijecefved -by-tha City Clerk, uijtil Wednesday nbbn, AugnetjWth, lfllO:—S=
, il). For the.cotistruction of a 1G£
ioof •' piaoji 1 roadway on Hays Cor'e>|
avenue, and Eighth jurenue. ._.'
( h') Grading ou IWys Cove avenue
nnd Eighth avenue. ^Plans and sped--
finat^onj lday be "seen, and form oC
lender' obtained at (lie office of the
City   Engineer,
The fewest of any tender not
necessarily accepted.
ERNEST A. WOODS,
WM. M. DAVIS, City Clerk.
City Engineer. A16-19
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LANH PURCHASE NOTICE
Coast Land District—District of
Skeena.
TAKE NOTICE that we, George
Hie and Robert Coriett, of Little CanT
yon, B.C., occupation farmer and
farmer, JpfStfl to apply . for permission..to purchase the following de-
Scribed ' lands:'—Commencing at a
post planted at the south-east portion- of, Ah island situatejd andi lying
District of Coast
thence easterly; ,^_^__^__^_
around-the-shores, of- the Island hack
to the point of beginning and Inclosing 30 acres, more or less
1,   li-" ■::      I GEORGE HIE;
IIJll,       .     ROBERT OORLETT.
Dated August. 1, 1910. A19
Au Ties H,qJivabV*~Sti* w.ilfl'id Lauijlci-,
  ,1
Priniier Miiiisti'e de la JPiiissance du Canada.
Tres Honorable Monsieur:-—Nous soinines heureux, comme Cana-
diens-Francais de Prince Rupert, de nous jolndre au corps municipal
pour vous soubuitei- la bienyenue au milieu de nous.    C^est avec joie
qne    nous    saisissons   cette    wcasion   de   votre    cisite    poor    vous
exprimer dans not re languc materh'elle nos senti'riivnts les plus sinceres
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de denouement et de sympatlile. ; ,(J,
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Votre brillante carriere et le succes de votre administration font
notre oigucil, et en tenioignagede reconnaissance  nous: vous oRroruj
1'assurance do notro devotion mix pat riot Iqucs Ideals que vous av'ez'
toiijours proclames.     :tj' ,.
: r     r.'.     -i        !isi     . v    ,     i ,,       ■;:,;.- ,..: . ;-.    ,
: Nous profitons de cette circumstance pour protester en presence
des Minlstres de la Conronne, de notre loynute ata Souverain George V.
et lansqu'll nous,sera douuc  de  saJuer  dans   notre. superbe port les
gallants cuirassiers do I* marine Caiiiullenne, nous trouverons dans nos
rangs d'intrepldeg marins prets a voler a la defense db l'empire.
Voire   passage   dans   notre   jeune   vllle   marquera   une   epoque
IT        | , ;. ... -;   1 .-,-
memorable dans notre blstolre, et nous osons csperer que de ce Jour les
premiers' pas encore- chaAcclants de Prince Rupert seront I'objet d'une
solllcitude toute speciale de la part de votre gouvet-nement.
Sir Wilfrid, nous regrettons que les annecs ne puissent ralentir
leur course, et nous prierons que la Providence vous conserve la saute
all n que vous pulsslez presider encore long temps aux destinees de notre
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cher Canada, que vous.avez rendu grand et prosper*, et que vous nous
faites aimer avec une ardeur touJours nouvelle
1      '   LES CANADIENS-FRANCAIS DE PRINCE RUPERT
. ET DE COMOX-ATLIN.
To the Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier, G.C.M.G., P.C.,
President of the Privy Council of Canada.
The Pioneer Sons and Daughters of Prince Rupert extend you
greeting. We give you welcome to this City, born of your
statesmanship. The freedom of its precincts and the honor of
its citizens are yours. In the building of Prince Rupert a monument
is being raised to the sagacity, patriotism and creative policy of your
administration, a city welding the link between the Nation on the East
and the Empire across the seas. Our endeavor shall be to make in
worthy of your hope and prophetic vision. •
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In behalf of the City:
' '■ ''-"-'■-•.-
r     ALFRED  STORK
Mayor.
F..H. MOBLEY
VERNpli W. SMITH   '
■f..H,.HILpilTCH
WILLIAM'P*JiYNCH
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Grand Reception to       I
Distinguished Statesman
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CITIZENS' BANQUET
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To the Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier, G.C.M.G., P.C.,
President, of the - Priyy ConncTfof TTSttadaY =	
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The Chiefs and'People of the Naas, Bella Coola,-mid fJabinelndiiui
Territories.unite with our White'Brethren to give you a glad welcome
to this Northern Country. We look lipbli yon as our Chiefteln. We
believe you anil your colleagues in council to have the power of Government upon the justice and amity of which our destinies as a race
must largely depend'-- ., ''• ' '.:.   '
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We thank the Goveninient for its.guardianship, in the past anil
for the assurances of its interest and protection us new conditions mark
our advance toward higher civilization and honourable citizenship.
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\Ve hereby pledge bur zeal for industrial fompelejicy, obedjfjvce to
the law, and loyalty to the State.
:
OU behalf of the Indian People.
COPY  MAKER'S
Large Party of Newspaper Men A<>
.  , conipunicd Sir .Wilfrid
Accompanying Sir Wilfrid and his
party on their tour to the city was a
party of upwards of a dozen newspapermen of the Dominion—a ni&m
congenial company, distinctly representative.    The dean of the brigade
Was-the veteran, J. C. Walsh, of the
I'Montreal Herald, his supporters and
fpomrades   on   the  long  and   by  no
means     holidaying    outing,     being
|iMessrs. H. H. W. Anderson, Toronto
Glp.^e;,.:R. ^S,. Cljeyjssu, ,Le Canada,
Montreal; R. \\f. Patehln, New York
about two miles below Little, Canyon.
near the. south bank of'the Skeena     _..    ,.,.,,.   .   .,   .
rli'er, Range V, Skeena Land District, |Herai(i    (Canadian   Bureau); B. B
S5 r^F^^^^^Tor; W. King,
iToronto Ma|l and Empire; F. D. Car-
Ipan, Montreal Star; H. E. \VUmot,
jrorontp World; F..C. Butler, Toronto Grip; H. B. Guest, Toronto News;
t'lric  Barthe, Le Vigie,  Quebec;   H.
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D. Ross, Manitoba Free Press; T. D.
Fraser, Halifax Chronicle; P. M.
Graham, Urockvllle Recorder; Douglas Robertson, Toronto Telegram;
and W. F. Cromle, Regina Leader.
During their stay here the most
of them took occasion to gather material to he used in special articles
to the papers they represent so that
Prince Rupert will receive good advertising.
Encouraged by the finding by
two sailors of bars of sliver washed
ashore, an incorporated company has
chartered several tugs to prosecute
a search for a French treasure ship
sunk in the harbor at Cherbourg,
France, In 1692. The bullion picked up was marked so that its Identification Bs part of the cargo of the
galledn was possible. The vessel was
sunk during a naval engagement.
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For Job Printing of all kinds see
the Journal man.
La°dy Laurier, and  He asked  him to
present it-to her. ■ His Worship said
the  people of  Prince  Rupert   'Were
sorry that Lady Laurler could not be
piesent.
The French  Canadian address  in
the mother tongue of the Prime Minister was read by D. SIgnouiu, secretary of the committee In charge of
that.
Mr. Dudoward, of the Tslmpsean
Indians, presented a paddle with the
address of the Indians of the Naas,
Bella    Coola    and    Babine   Indians
burnt;«n It which he redd.
Mr. Edenshaw   presented   an address from the Haldahs, of the Queen
Charlotte Islands, at the same time
handing   a  gold   bracelet   engraved
foi Lady Laurler.
Sir' Wilfrid's Reply'   .:
Sir Wilfrid tn his gracious manner
received all the addresses and presentations,' warmly   shaking    hands
with the Indians -who:read theirs.
In opening his: reply to-them,- he
was greeted with tremendous cheers
from the vast assemblage.    He commenced  his remarks  by addressing
himself to then people in the words:
'Mr Mayor,    and    fellow    citizens,
Daughters  of    the    Empire,   fellow
countrymen of my own raee, fellow
countrymen of the Indian race."  He
expressed  the desire  that he could
convey to them the feelings of his
heart for  the  sentiments  that  had
been expressed In the addresses and
the presentations.    He was prouder
than ever of being a Canadian and
a British subject. Prince Rupert was
the  last  creation   of  an  enterprise
that  had  occupied    much    of    his
thought for seven years. He was glad
that he could claim that his government had  had  something to  do  in
the building up of this city.    It was
the  last  move  in  welding  together
not  only  the  country  but  likewise
the  empire  of  which   they   were  a
part.
Men had come from all parts of
the  country  and  from  other  countries and   gathered    together    here
building a city of which Canadians
could well be proud.
As ,he  had  come  West  and  seen
what the city had  to offer he  had
been  forced  to  the conclusion  that
the construction of )the G. T, P. had
not come one day too soon.
Will Come Again
He then referred to, the fact that
it was hfs .hope to come again to the
city.   "I cannot come very,often," he
said, as they could see he was not a
young man.   If spared, however, for,
three years .more at pnost Jhe railway
would be,completed.,   If God spared
him it was his desireTthat ,be,should
I be privileged to inaugurate the.G. T.
i P. fr,om. Jloncton to; Prince Rupert.
He would die happy If this were.so
permitted.    He-.wpultJ, dle,,bappy In
the belief tbat his, life had not bean
all In, vain.,    . ., .....     ...    -,    .. ,
Addressing himself do Mrs. Eggert
and the Daughters of the Empire, he
satd.-the bend. that,.bound -them- together—was—a,- realization- tbat, -they-
were -.-.ail. loyal subjects of King
George X Briiish, Institutions were
Hhrfesi that had ever bet'n Attnsed-
Wm'an" Under ffiese w9e justice
and-tolerance.-•    •    ■—— ,--:-•..
To his French speaking1'countrymen he said he was glad they realized what the blessings, were in the
nation j to which they belonged. To
the countrymen of.. the ahorginal
races he said he was pleased to hear
from them. He wanted them to iii-
derstand that the'government' would
ever protect them. The word of the
Crowli was sacred and- the rights
which they held would ever be maintained. »:oi i.     -    ."
Directing his attention to the ge;f
eral public he thanked them for the
kindly references' tb' his wife. lie
was. sorry she could not, owIiir ft
ill-health, be present. She had been
a good soldier. Wherever he had
gone she was ever nt bis, side She
had made a great mistake like lilm-
Belf, however, of growing old.
With a sudden thought he turned
and addressing himself to the young"
people he saw, Sir Wilfrid said "It Is
a great mistake to grow old."
"It was not my lot to be born of
your blood," he added, "but it was
my good fortune to be born under
British rule."
After addressing a few words in
French to his own countrymen, Sir
Wilfrid closed by again expressing
the wish that he might have been
able to adequately convey his
I thoughts to the people of Prince Rupert for the kindness they had shown
hlmj ....__
After the address a number of citizens were presented to the Prime
Minister, Including a large number
of tjie Indians   ,   i
He was then driven down to the
Bteajmer, where ha. made his headquarters during the stay In the city.
years ago.    It!.'wns';not! as: good as.if
Prince Rupert v;as today. , i
Senator' Roy
Senator Roy was also asked to speak
to the toast and referred to the time
when  elevators would  be necessary
here.
The Province
Aid. Naden, In proposing the toast
of the Province of British Columbia,
said the day was the consummation i -
of what he had long desired—that   ■
of seeing the grand old man of the
party.  : it; ii
Before the toast was responded to
the crowd rose and sang "We're here  -
Because We're Here."
WM. MANSON
W.   Manson,  M.P.P.,' in   replying
said that British Columbia bad not
many years ago been regarded as a
sea of mountains.    Tbe building of   i
the ;C. P: R. had sh6WnJthat these-
mouritalns *ere full of minerals, that   !
the rivers Were full of fish and thee-'
valleyfi were vast agricultural areas. ,;
The visitors had only seen a small
part of'the'province.    Perhaps not
ten per' cent of tiie province bad yet
been developed.   For the building of ;'
the Gv T. P.' Sir Wilfrid muBt be given
due; credit.     Railway   construction   '
meatat much in a country like this.
They must look to the governments
to assist in it.   Whether British Columbia got what It Was felt was Its
due or not, the province was loyal
to the Dominion of Canada.    He respected Sir Wilfrid for his personal
qualities and for what he had done:
Ralph  Smith
Ralph Smith, M.P.,   pointed    out
that  the  prosperity  of  the     whole
country   meant   the    prosperity    of
Prince   Rupert.     The   unity   of   the
whole of Canada must determine the  :
prosperity of it.    There never was a
time when Canada was so united as
at present.   This was due to the connection that existed between the different parts.   It was the duty of British  Columbians to extract the best
tbat could be got out of the country.
Thomas Dunn
In rising to propose the toast of
Prince Rupert, Thomas Dunn was
given a hearty reception. He said
he had been a pioneer of Vancouver
aB well as of Prince Rupert. The
fishing Industry alone In Prince Rupert would support a population of
50,000 people. He hoped to welcome
all that were present again when the
railway wag finished.
Mayor Stork
Mayor Stork in replying for the
city, took occasion to deal with local '
politlos a little.1   He said the council
was doing Its best to make a city of
Prince Rupert.    It was not making
any effort to' perpetuate   itself    In !
powir.     There   had   been   a   lot   of1
'carping" criticism but he was not ap-•
pealing to the rabble.    He wanted to '
build up1*'city that would be a credit
He'Would not be stampeded Into anything that he did not believe was In
the" public Inter^Bt.   'Before closing
-he made a' reference to John Houston,  Who,  he said,'died  as he  had :
tired—an the""Trair"' He Had' been-
a pioneer 'of the pioneers. ■ ■'"'»
■   l AM; PitttuUo    u
•/Ud. P*attullp .said_ PrlnW Rupert
was here to stay. It was built on a
rock'. Referring to' the rich fisheries that wouid be Vontrlbu'tdry to
the place he advocated the appointment of a commission to go fully
Into the whole quest'on.
The Visitors
Judge Young proposed the oast
to the visitors, uu I mad'; itterence
to the fact tli.u i■ e people ot ihe city
were determined to i.i ike It tbe best
city in the province, ft meant something to lie i pioneer. The pen who
were here we're not weaklings, either
mentajly or morally. They realized
wlutt ii meant to build a city hsre
nnd wer.  ready to grapple with it.
The I oust  was refilled to by E. M.
Macdonald, who expressed tbe satis?
faction It would be it' In the redistribution of scuts a new constituency
uns created here nnd   Mayor    Stork
was sent down ns the first representative to Ottawa,
!■'. K. Pardee said be bad concelvod
larger Ideas of the country ou this
trip  westward.
The Press
Tbe press was proposed by G. R.
T. Sawle and responded to by J. C.
Walsh of the Montreal Herald, H. H.
Anderson of the Toronto Globe, and
R. VV, I'atcbin, of the New York Her- ,
aid.
Aid. Mobley proposed a toast to
the ladles, while A.  M.  Manson  re—
spouded to It. , „tl
_ The company dispersed early ow-|
I Ing to the fact that It was Saturday I
night.- •    ■" i
 o 3  !
R. It. Hedley, ME.,Avho has been J
Inspecting mlnlag properties-In*'Ihe '
vicinity of HazcIIon, left last evening i
for the south by tbe  Prince George. '
J
f PRINCE  RUPERT JOURNAL
Tuesday, August 23,  191(5
prince Bupcrt journal
Telephone   1.38    (■
PuhHslic'd'tWice a week on (Tuesdays'
and Fridaysj from the office of pulijjcii-'
tion, ThlrdlAvenue near Mcnridll Sw
Subscription' rate to any iioint in
Canada-,- ir2.no a year-; to points--outside
of Canada, $3.00 a year.
Advertising rate furnished on appli-
eation.
O. H. NELoQN,
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Etjitok.
Tuesday,
August  23,  1910
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&-MV-ERT-IAIWG THE CITY
The city of Prince Rupert has had
the, opportunity during the past few
days of making Itself known to a
most distinguished partji of nwncwiy)
will do much to advertise the advantages of this port to^iie world'. ' Included In the party and the head of It
was the Prime Minister of Canada,
who on every occasion on which he
was allowed to express himself on
the place, spoke In -no uncertain
way. There Is no doubt left behind
by him that the city and its prospects far exceeded what he had been
led to believe for it. i i
In addition to the Prime Minister
there were other distinguished legislators from all parts of the Dominion
and the representative of this constituency, Hon. Wm. Templeman, had
an opportunity of showing them exactly the needs of the. west.
Not the least important from the
standpoint of the city's progress
*here was a large gathering of newspaper men in the party and they
were greatly Impressed with the out-
took. They will assist in no mean way
in calling the attention of the world
to the possibilities of the city from
a commercial standpoint They made
careful investigations into various
aspects of the city's trade, being
deeply interested especially in the
uutlook from the fishing standpoint.
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WATER  SUPPLY
CITIZENS' BANQUET
■■A$$w*m&y £r^?»ee -9se \
-L.
'Prince Ruperlfio Mpiicjjpii. ^-Nofjfiiiig
w*#Id 'give':b$i Cgtalfl saOWWtion
when the end came than to know
i.iiai -yriara..Uii|cnrl was, In-asUtanca,
and that, as a resuit of his policy
more   than   anything   else   this   had
City is Providing Means for Increasing Amount Available
The dry weather that has been experienced by Prince Rupert, in common with the rest of the coast this
summer, has had its inconveniences
in the matter of the water supply ot
the city. Pending the installation ot
the permanent system the supply is
limited. The public will, therefore,
nave to exercise the greatest care until the weather alters.
The city council has taken the matter up promptly and is having meats
provided for the Increasing of the
.supply to as fuP an extent as possible. Pipes are being laid by the
aity engineer's department from Hays
ereek In the vicinity of the pumps
that were Installed by the G.T.P.
some time ago and these pumps are
to be put In service again In the
hope that the difficulty may be overcome for the present.
There was a quantity of eight inch
pipe on hand and this is being used
is far as It will extend. This provides for 1,500 feet of the line.. The
remainder of the way, two six-Inch
jipes are being installed, the total
distance to be covered being 3,000
feet. The pipes will empty into the
creek above the reservoir and will
thus afford a supply until the rains
some again. It is expected that In
1'ess than a week the new supply will
be provided and about 200 gallons
of water a minute will be pumped up
to  the  reservoir.
C. E, OFFICERS
At the concluding session of c'uc
.B. C. Union of Christian Endeavor-
*rs, in VlctoriB,i It was decided to
iold the next convention in Vancouver, at a date to be decided by the
executive. The closing day's pro-
ceedlngs were of a brief character,
including the presentation and adoption of resolutions from the different
tirancbes uuii the election of officers
for the ensuing year, which resulted
18 follows: —
lion, president, Mr. J, B. Mathers,
Vancouver; president, Mr. J. D. Mc-
Phall, Vancouver; first vice-president
Rev. w. J, Woodside, Vancouver;
Kecond vice-president, Mr. W. Man-
son, Nanaimo; third vice-president.
Professor E. Etheringlon, New Westminster; secretary-treasurer, Mr. W.
J. Hogg, Vancouver; executive council. Mr. F. A. Cleltand, Vancouver;
Mr. H. D. Lamb, Chilliwack; Mr. M.
Stark, Nanaimo; Mr. Alex. Monro,
Vancouver; Mr. R. W. Coleman, Victoria. Pastoral trustees, Rev. Her-
nion A. Carson, Victoria; Rev. S. J.
Thompson, Nanaimo; Rev. W. A. Gilford, New Westminster; Rev. Dr.
Perry, Vancouver; Rev. Robert At 1111 -
ten, Vancouver; Rev. Merton Smith,
Vancouver. Superintendent of Junior
work, Miss McKenzio, Vancouver.
Superintendent of intermediate work,
Miss  Warner,  Vancouver.
been accomplished
A few years, ago there-were, many
doubting' 'il'homs^aejg; ytf^jFelTteH Q
the railway. Many said it would fail.
'.None doubted now, and it was acknowledged now that from the start
it would be a paying road.
Traffic Developing
He had been surprised to see the
traffic: from .VlctifclaUaiPilneeiRui*
pert,. The-, city .bad', a gXSfy,fjuture.
IVh'en lie looked Into he faces' of the
men gatbi-icd there, Ik- was impressed
with their appearance. It was the
strong- who came to a new country.
All were Napoleons in . the West.
They did not believe anything was
impossible. He felt that, this was
not a banquet in the ordinary sense.
It was a love feast. Sucji he would
make It and feel thankful for the
hearty reception.
With   cheers  renewed  again   and
again, Sir Wilfrid took his seat.
Duncan Ross
The Dominion of Canada was proposed by Duncan Ross, ex-M.P.
In opening Mr, Ross said he
could have no doubt as to Prince
Rupert being a great city. It had distinctions all Its own. Its days were
the longest in Canada, and for those
who enjoyed the night they could
have the longest nights here. When
it rained it never stopped and when
it stopped It never rained. It was the
port of the greatest deep sea fisheries
In tht world. It has required no
small courage to construct a new
transcontinental road. When "Laurier finished his work," however, Canada would no longer be a fringe
north of the forty-ninth parallel, but
a great country south of the nintieth
parallel.
For Mr. Templeman he would say
that his heart was In the right place,
uid   if   they   kept   after   him   long
lough they would ggt all that was
for them,
closing     Mr
ju^fiTIirly   to   the   sell
auiiyijiiid   that  since
he had come to look'
ate as not as bad as he had one time
"believed "it.™"
fd8je,*ferj»d,
ators   gresent
own! defea
ipon'-^tie seif'
standing   between   princes — Prince
Edward Island and Pmnee
Canada,  he said, Bd  b&
Hon:  Mr.
=~=Irr»l
Templeman   c
Ule   t.lMAlit   till)   fi 1st
speaker was Jhat of Hop^ Mr., T?m-
plem.aA, whfi|,{&s/greg{£d .frfrm' jthp';
• lower end of the room with "That's
our old boy." Mr." Templeman said
thafc.Sir ...W^iim^ad ^aid tUatj.the.
nineteenth <;en-tiiry belonged to the
United States,"b'utThat tli'I'twentieth
century belonged o Canada. During
the past ten years Canada had made
marvellous development. If the next
nin'ely years' were similarly' marked
It was ^mp'oBs'itil'e''to' predlA what
Canada would 'be' at':the '^nd of the
century. It would have 25,000,000
or 50,000,000 people. He was proud
10 be a Canadian.
There was 1 more Teason to believe
that Prince Rupert would have 100,-
000 of a population in twenty years
than that Vancouver would have had
It In that: time.' There was a far
richer country contiguous to Prince
Rupert than;-had-Vancouver. It'was
richer in minerals, in coal, sliver,
etc. It had larger fisheries in the
Skeena than In the Fraser, and the
fact that the Skeena was altogether
under the control of Canada made
It easier to conserve the fishing. It
had the greatest deep sea fisheries
and the prairies back of it Were rich.
Everyone ought to be an optimist.
Minister of Railways
hon. George P. Graham, whose
name was also eoupled with the
toast, referring to Prince Rupert
said it had 'been said that' a city set
on a hill could not be hid. A city
set one half a dozen hills therefore
could not surely be hid. He felt
satisfied that Prince Rupert could
never be hid commercially.
Prince Rupert, he believed, wanted
population. It had done the right
thing, for how could it fail to have
babies when the mayor was a Stork.
He made a happy allusion to Canada
NEWS OF THE PROVINCE
Items of General Interest From Centres in British Columbia.
Victoria.—Mr. George Gillespie,
who lately retired from the management of. the Canadian Bank of Commerce, was last iweek presented with
a magnificent punch howl of beaten
sl'ver. The bowl which is 12 inches
high and c38 inches in circumference
bears the following inscription:
"Presented to George Gillespie by
some of those who have served under him in the Bank of British Co-"
lumbia and the- Canadian Bank of
Commerce In token of their affection
and respect upon the occasion of his
retirement from active service,
March, 1910."
The bowl which is a splendid piece
of workmanship, was made by Map-
pen & Webb of London. The presentation was accompanied by a
number of letters, which show not
only the respect In which Mr. Gillespie was always held by his staff
but the great personal affection
which few men in business ever win
from their subordinates.
Forestry Report
Victoria.—The members of the
provincial timber and forestry com-
misison, F. J. Fulton, K.C., A. S.
Goodeve, M.P., and A. C. Flumerfelt,
who have been engaged during the
past twelve months in hearing evidence and investigating methods of
forest conservation so as to frame
recommendations for the guidance of
the provincial government in dealing
with tliis great natural asset of British Columbia, are now in consultation on the preparation of their final
and  main report.
This Is expected to be a very valuable document, as all the commissioners have taken the deepest Interest In their work, and, individually and collectively, have not been
sparing of their time and energy in
gaining all tbe information possible,
not only in Canada, but in the United
States and Europe. They have already recommended that timber
licenses be made practically perpetual, and in their final report they
will detail the conditions upon which
this should be done. These will Include such matters as the protection
of the forests from fire and the perpetuation of the province's vast timber wealth by Bome form of reafforestation.
Fernie  Bylaws
Fernie.—The city has voted In
favor of the ratification of a bylaw
to borrow $27,000 for sewer exten
sions and for $4,500 for the purpose
of installing a fire alarm system. The
vote was small, but resulted in the
endorsement, of both propositions by
more than,then ecessary three-fifths
vote. The,!extension of the sewer
wil) be,proceeded with as rapidly as
possible and the installation of an
up-to-date fire alarm system will be
accomplished as rapidly as time will
permit,. This,addition to the fire department equipment will make It one
of theibest in the province.
Transfer of Clergy
Father W^lph, of the Holy Rosary
Church of Vancouver, acting provincial of the. .Obl.ates Order, has made
several appointments and transfers
witbln his Jurisdiction. Father Dup-
lanil, who has been for two years the
Sacred Heart Church curate, goes to
St. Eugene in the Kootenays, and
Father O'NeH', of St. Mary's Mission,
will replace him at the Sacred Heart
Church. Father Rocher has been
transferred from Greenwood to New
Westminster and Father Zavernier
fronil:Ferpi,e has been apointed superior of, St.. Mary's Mission. Father
-Michels has been appointed superior
of the Kootenay district and will reside In Fernie. Father Flamandon
leaves Cranbrook, and SHRD SH
leaves Sechalt to take up duties at
Cranbrook, and Father Chounel goes
goes from Cranbrook to Greenwood.
Made Presentation
Cumberland.—A valedictory presentation qf ,an address and valuable
pair of field glasses was made last
week to Mr.' F. D. Little, M.E., late
general manager of the Wellington
Colliery Company, Limited (Duns-
niulr's) at Cumberland, Vancouver
Island, where are situated the several
mines of the company's Union colliery. Mr. John Matthews, manager
of No. 4 mine; Mr. John Kelsey,
manager of Nos. 5 and 6 mines, and
Mr. W. H. Wall, manager of No. 7
mine, all In Comox district, each testified to the harmonious relations
that had always existed between the
general manager and the officials
under him, and expressed regret that
on the transfer of the properties of
the Wellington Colliery Company to
the Canadian Colliers (Dunsmuir),
Limited, Mr. Little had retired from
the position of general manager. Mr.
Little, after fittingly acknowledging
the kindness and good will that had
prompted the presentation made to
him, mentioned that he had been
connected with the Dunsmuirs' mines
for forty years.
countries would jdso,
iwajy.    H^/je&Jike
between  Liverpool  and
■11111: .Or laat ~ThTOii(riir«^ricE-»TrpE:
he-hoped to.[see [not;only a large part
nt   lilt   Irn^g   nf   Pannrla    ]
..trade,of..other cou
jbe  carried j tlfftt
taking oft his hat to the menwho
were building railways-in this coun
try^he ^fl-^AS w^ftn^BS-PAtb.]
ways through tnej mountain's were ei' -
titled to the'respect'of ail. ]It was
the duty of the gdverhment to protect the rights of the_people in all
the dealings with the railways, but
thej* must also see that'wheii1 irien
were lndtifcbd't'o put tlifeir nrbney fnto
these enterprises'it mbstl'be protected. They must keep faith with those
who were putting "their money in
here. • ■     1.    ,  . i
In closing he paid a compliment
to the work of Sir Wilfrid, expressing
the hope that he would long be spared to serve his country.
Senator Gibson1 ;'
Senator  Gibson   made    a     short
Bpeech. ■ He said he was alwayB
ready to ,"speak for the Old Chief."
He remarked on the development
that had taken place during the sixteen years that Sir Wilfrid had been
in power.
. Senator Casgrain
Senator Casgrain, whose name waB
also Included In this toast, said that
as a civil engineer he knew what
Prince Rupert property would grow
into The more the ground was broken, the more beautiful it would become. No other city on the continent had had so much spent on laying
it out as was spent in Prince Rupert.
There would be great homes here
and also great commercial centres..
The low passes and easy grades on
the G. T. P. would result in great
loads being landed here. He would
make a prophecy that in less than
ten years Prince Rupert would beat
Vancouver.   (Cheers.)
Senator  Rostock
Another name coupled with the
toast was that of Senator Bostock,
who referred to what Seattle was 22
(Continued on Page Three)
SKEENA DISTRICT
Ferry, Kitselas, Skeena River.
IN ACCORDANCE 1 with chapter
78, R. S. B. C.„1J397, "Ferries Act,"
the Government oij British Columbia
Invite applications for a charter for
a ferry to ply across the Skeeffa
River at Kitselas.        ->'    I n
Applications will be: received by
the Honourable the Minister.of Public Works up to and Including' the
15th of September next. j -!; "•
The limits of the ferry shall' ex-,
tend for a distance of one mile ahpve
and one mile below said point.,.
The charter will cover a period' expiring on the 31st, March, 1912.
The ferry shall be operated whenever  required  between   7   a.m.   and
7 p.m., very day. excepting Sundays.
Applications shall give a description of the scow or boat it is proposed to use, and method of operation.
Applications shall state the tolls It
is proposed to ask for—
Each adult passenger.
Each child (not in arms) under 13
years.
Each head of cattle, horse, mule or
donkey.
Each calf, sheep, goat or swine.
Each vehicle with one horse and
driver.
Each cart or wagon with one horse
and  driver, loaded.
Each vehicle with two horses and
driver.
Each vehicle with two horses and
driver, loaded.
Each parcel of twenty-five pounds
and under.
Freight     parcel     of    twenty-five
pounds and under.
Freight,  per one hundred  pounds
and under, non-perishable goods
Freight,  per one  hundred  pounds
and under, perishable goods.
The Government of British Columbia  is  not  necessarily  bound   to  accept any application submitted.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Public Works Engineer.
Department   of  Public  Works.
Victoria, B.C., 15th August,  1910.
WATER NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that an
application will be made under Part
V. of the "Water Act, 1909," to obtain a licence in the Skeena Division
of Coast District.
(a) The name, address and occupation of the applicant is The Municipal ' Corporation of the City of
Prince Rupert, County of Atlin, B.C.
(If for mining purposes) Free
Miner's  Certificate  No.
(b) The name of the lake, stream
or source (if unnamed, the description is), Cloyah Lakes.
(c) The point of diversion, at the
foot of the Lower Lake.
(d) The quantity of water applied
for (in cubic feet per second), 150.
(e) The character of the proposed
works, dam, pipe-line and power
plant.
(f) The premises on which the
water is to be used (describe same),
The Power site at mouth of Cloyah
River.
(g) The purposes for which the
water Is to be used,  Power.
(h)   If for irrigation describe the
1111m ''"''.
nrthfc wai
land intended to be irrigated, giving
acreage. ^
(i)   If the water is to be useV
power  Oj
the plai
turned fo *me najur;
the  differijce in Ail
point  oi !«!v ersioff^ a:
turn:   Water   will be
 llnvah River   BS feet.—
tT)~~Area of erown land intended
to be occupied',by the 1 proposed
works 1    —
(k) This notice was posted on tbe
thirteenth day of August, 1910, and
application will be made to the "Commissioner on the fifteenth day. of
September, 1910.
(ti piWcthe^n'ttnelB Bftt addresses
"of ateri^^ijn proplietori or licensees who or whose lands are like y
to be affected by the proposed works,
either above or below the "outlet":
Owners of lots 130, 131,  632, and
97a.riini'   ui   "fi   iwrnnu   a
• , (m) The boundaries and area of
the MuniWpailfyWefBB!follO*B:^H''
4. The said City pf Prince Rupert
shall be boun8ddiJada)l»)ws:4«(.ll:.:
Commencing at a post on the shore
of Shawatlan Passage, in Range 5,
Coast District of British Columbia,
and being the southeasterly, post of
Section 9, Prince Rupert Townslte;
thence along the "boundary of See-'
tion -9 as follows: South-forty-three
degrees -forty-seven minutes .(4.3deg.
47m(n.) west astronomical, a distance pf four hundred and fifty-one
and seventy-seven hundredths (451.-
77) feet; thence notth eighty-three
degrees thirty-seven minutes i(83degi
37min.) -west as.tronom.lcal, a -dhvi
tance.of one thousand five hundred
and seventy-two hundredtlis (1,500'.-
72) feet; thence south twenty-seven
degrees twenty-three minutes fifteen
seconds (27deg..23mln, 15sec.) west
astronomical, a distance of three
thousand four hundred and seventy-
three and seventy-five hundredths
(3,473.75) feet; tbehce'eouth thirty-
five degrees fifty-eight minutes
thirty-four seconds (35deg. 58min.
34sec.) west astronqmica', a distance
of two thousand and fifty-one and
twenty-five hundredths (2,051.25)
feet; thence north sixty-two degrees
sixteen minutes twenty seconds (62
deg. 16min. ,20sec) west astronomical, a distance of one thousand one
hundred and twenty-four and eight
hundredths (1,124.08) feet; thence
south forty-seven degrees twelve
minutes ten seconds (47deg. 12min.
lOsec) west astronomical, a distance
of four thousand eight hundred
(4,800) feet, more or less, to a post
being the north-easterly corner of
Lot 1,194, Range 5, Coast District;
thence along the southerly boundary of Lot 1,994 south fifty-nine degrees forty-two minutes thirty-eight
seconds (59deg. 42mln. 38sec) west
astronomical, a distance of three
thousand eight hundred and six and
sixty-eight, hundredths (3,806.68)
feet; thence south forty-seven degrees seven minutes five seconds
(47deg. 07min. OSsec.) west astronomical, a, distance ot two thousand
six hundred and three and seven-
tenths (2',603.7) feet; thence south
sevenfy-inlne degrees forty^one min-
uates forty-three Beconds (7ftdeg. ,41
mln., 43sec.) {west, astronomical, a
distance of one thousand, three hun-
jJUa'   n«;j'.#A««n   A».„    .nJ)''lnalml    lit,*,-'
dred ahd'forty-bne and twelve hundredths' (1,341.1(3) 1 feet; '• thenee
south fifty-two degrees: forty-six minutes . twenty-rfour--seconds , (52de«.
46min. 24sec.) west astronomical, a
distance of two 'thousand twb hundred''and forty-seven and nih'ety-eix
hundredths (2,24.7.96) -feet; 1 thence
south '.sixteen degrees 1. one mdnute
1 nineteen-seconds (1.64eg. Olmln". 19
sec.) west astronomical, a distance
of three thousand one hundred -and
sixty-nine' •' and i 1 .ninety-eights-' bun-:
dredths i{3,il6:9.98) feet; ; thence
north seventy-nine degrees .twenty-
two minutes (79deg. 22mta) west
astronomical, a distance of five hundred and thirty and sixty-f,our 1 hundredths (530.64) feet, more or less,
to a post on the sbore of Prince Ru-
per Harbour; thence west astronomical one thousand three hundred and
twenty (1,320) feet; ithenci north
astronomical a distance of twelve
thousand nine hundred and thirty-
six (12,936) feet; thence north
sixty-one degrees and thirty minutes
(61deg. 30mln) east, a distance of
twenty-three thousand seven hundred
(23,700) feet to a point opposite the
centre point of Shawatlan Passage;
thence along the centre line of Shawatlan Passage to a point due west
of the point of commencement;
thence due west to the point of commencement; the land area contained
within said boundaries consisting of
about two thousand (2,000) acres
and being shown on the registered
plans of Prince Rupert Townslte,
registered at Prince Rupert Town-
site,  registered at Prince Rupert.
(n) Approximately the number of
inhabitants:  Five thousand.
(0) The place of the proposed
reservoir for storing: The Cloyah
Lakes.
(p) The means by which It Is proposed to store the water: By a dam.
(q) The area or the reservoir site
or sites at each foot In depth above
the outlet:  Six square miles.
(r) How It is proposed to acquire
the land necessary for the purpose:
By  purchase  or otherwise.
(s) Approximately the number of
acre feet intended to be impounded,
38,400.
(t) Whether it is proposed to
lower the water In any natural lake
or standing body of water, and if so
then:—
(1) The anticipated extent of the
lowering.
(2) The means proposed to be
adopted to lower and refill.
(3) The nature and character In
detail, of the works proposed to be
constructed to provide for the discharge and penning back of the
water. Dam pipe-line and power
plant.
THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
OF THE CITY OF PRINCE
RUPERT.
By Its Agent, F. S. Clements.
A16.
Atljtnijc SteamsMp
gency-
tin,*
jkets and excursion
rates to     ;l-''u     m:ioi
EiSDSStSisiniSBiiL
 and"ail
Scandinavian Ports.     "'v
Call or write for rates to any
frafti -of' /i!iier"'tTOr£l.   I "ifo. ^lsp *
agent- for-ftH- American «te*mers. 1
tQ .and, from,   Priqpe   Rupert;
Jfortherfi l,?acifirj j Railway; Alaska Pa'cifirj 'Express.
J.H. ROGERS
General S^an^shvK ,»"„.,
Agent, Prince Rupert,
MjmiA
ul    v   uninniHir'
Canadian Pacific'' R'y
Steamers leave Prince Ruperl far Vancouver,
Victoria, Seattle
.. ^tjoi     r
Princess Beatrice,5, every 'Monday at 1 p.m.
Princess May or Princess Royal
every Saturday morning.
Steamers leave Vancouver
Princess Beatrice every Thursday night.
Princess Royal every   Saturday
night at 11 o'clock.'
Union Steamship Co'y
of B.C. Ltdj
The new Steel Passenger Steamer
"Camosun"
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 and double Dofctom, thus ensuring safety of passengers in ease of
coTlissipnor wreck,-   . - -,,    . )    -        *
J. fit. ROGERS, ^ Ticket Agent
"■-" I       '" !        :'■    . '      ",~
n?---n»PAXNQRfiOTOS. ■ -,-i:.   ,
FUNERAL THREGTORS1' '    ;
i-   '.:       '   .  ;■> :: J'i:     c    :
and
PROFESSIONAL BMBAL'mBRS
DR. to. B. OtAYTON'
'   DENTIST        -
Office  in   tbe   'Wes'tenhaver  Block,
OverOrm^'s Drug   Store.
Prince Rupert
WM. S. HAbL, L. D. B. D. D. S.
:-:   DENTIST   :-:
Crown and Bridge Work a specialty.
All dental operations skillfully
treated. Gas and local anaesthetics
administered for the painless extraction of teeth. Consultation free.
Offices, Helgerson Bk., Prince Rupert
;     J. H. PILLSBURY    ,
CIVIL     ENGINEER
Surveying,   Designs,' 'Estimate's,   etc.
Room  7,  Exchange  Block,
Corner Third Ave, and  Sixth  Street
Prince Rupert
G. to) NICKERSON & CO.
—0-—
CUSTOMS AND MERCHANDISE
—o—      r/j
Brokers, Forwarding Agents,
Storage, etc.
J.  to.  POTTER
ARCHITECT     AND     STRUCTURAL
ENGINEER
Re-lnforced Concrete a Specialty
—o—
Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
GRAHAM ISLAND —"The surest
sign of the progress of a town or
district la Its newspaper—live, active, hustling." "The MasBet Review," Masset, Q.C.I.
The Thompson
Hardware Co.
—Second Avenue—
Paints. General Hardware,
Oils, Stoves and Ranges.
■ THE   PRINCE  RUPERT  JOURNAL,
Tuesday, August 23, 1910
Addressed Open Air
Meeting of Citizens
(Continued from Page One)
rich as any other part of the province.
Oh the prairies was being opened
up rich wheat lands. At Prince Rupert they had one of the best harbors in the world. He would, however, take exception a little to the
remarks of the chairman who omitted the great harbor of Quebec. He
would say that Prince Rupert had,
a harbor equal to the harbor of Quebec. He would tell his own people
that when he went back.
Anything that meant the development of any part of Canada appealed to him as a Canadian. After seeing Prince Rupert he was prouder
than ever of the work. Prince Rupert was destined to be one of the
great cities of the American continent. It was on the shortest route
between Europe and the Orient.
They must consider the Orient.
There was a population of 1,000,-
000,000. It had for 4,000 years been
sleeping. It was awakening. In
tbe single article of tea there
was not a single Anglo-Saxon home
where tea was not found. It was
a comfort in the lumberman's camp,
In the home Of the Indies of fashion
at Ave o'clock in the afternoon when
harmless gossip was retailed.
(Laughter.
Tea was not produced anywhere
else but in the Orient. It had become
a staple of the races to which they
belonged.
Wheat could be given in exchange.
In Vancouver and in Prince Rupert
elevators for the wheat had to be
provided. He looked forward to the
time when elevators would be provided here on this harbor. He was
glad to hear that they did not want
anything for the harbor of Prince
Rupert. He was moved to mark a
cross in his book that he found a
place that wanted nothing. The
captain of the vessel on which he
came here, however, said fifteen
lights were wanted, If they were
needed the government could afford
to give It and he had asked for a.
statement of them.
The transcontinental railway
wou'd be a bond of connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific.
There had been a difficulty In the
past that no bond of union existed
between the different parts of the
Dominion. The G. T. P. would do
away with this. All the people of
Canada would be brought together.
In Canada the policy should be that
all should be united. All should be
true subjects of His Majesty the
King. There was no part of the
Dominion where this policy was better appreciated than In British Columbia and in Prince Rupert. He
had yet to hear the first discordant
note in this country, although he had
met men of all nationalities here.
The people from all other countrtei
would learn tbat the greatest liberty existed under the Union Jack. The
system of monarchy was a crowned
democracy. The King of England
was a credit to the human race.
When he saw what was done and
what was to be done he could not
help but admire those who were here.
The more success they had the greater would be the credit to themselves
and the country to which they belonged.
He had found conditions here such
as to inspire the deepest admiration
for the people. He had found energy, activity, enterprise and brotherly feeling. He was prouder than
ever of Canada. "I was an optimist
when I left Ottawa. I will be an enthusiast when I return."
Sir Wilfrid resumed his seat amid
applause,
E. M. McDonald, M.P.
E. M. McDonald, of Pictou, said he
had been led to speculate upon what
would be the ultimate destiny of the
gateway to the Orient. In none of
the other provinces had they found
the same possibilities that (hey found
in Britisli Columbia. The party went
back With full hearts ready to do all
that could be done to assist in the
development of this great country.
Sir Wilfrid had looked forward with
greater expectations to the visit to
Prince Rupert than to any other
place; for here they were to see the
results of the policy of the government which was led by Sir Wilfrid.
Had Sir Wilfrid been defeated in
1904 there would have been no
Prince Rupert. There was a time
when the Conservative party was led
by men who were a credit to the
party. But when Sir John Macdonald was laid away all that was
calculated to arouse enthusiasm in
the party passed away. That party
was in the hands of different men
today. Opposition to the progressive
policy was all that characterized the
men that were dominating the Conservative party in Canada.
Dealing with the naval policy of
the government, the speaker said
that the Conservative party in 1909
voted unanimously for a policy that
they voted against in 1910. Today
no one could tell where that party
stood. The leader of the government stood for a Canadian navy,
built in Canada. He looked forward
to the time when Canada would build
not only on the Atlantic but also on
the Pacific vessels that would
traverse every sea. The government
came not preaching a policy in one
part that It could not preach in another. It came united in support of
the leader that was idolized by all
Canadians and honored In all parts
of  the  British  empire.
In Canada they had men from all
the older lands with traditions from
all these varied parts.
Hon. Mr. Graham
Hon. George P. Graham noticed a
great similarity between the people
here and In the east — the men
seemed to like to get with the ladles
for one thing.    Another thing was
that the ladies hats were the same
size here as in the east.
Everything had its compensation.
There were disadvantages In pioneer
life but the compensations would
come. He had greater sympathy
with the ladies in the development of
a new country.
The National Transcontinental was
not developing the West only. In the
East a new portion of country was
being opened up that would surprise
the world. The same applied to the
prairie sections, In British Columbia
they were again opening the north.
He reviewed the part which the
government had to do In the building
of that line at some length.
The acquiring of a practically
level grade meant that one locomotive would haul as much as two locomotives on any other road. This
would mean a reduction in the rates.
When the C. P. R. was built a
clause was Inserted that the rates
should not be reduced until the profits had leached a certain rate. But
the bookkeeping of the company
never showed that rate and never
would. Through the railway commission the G. T. P. rates would be
absolutely controlled from one end
to the other. That railway commission had the greatest powers of
any body in the world.
If there was ever any dispute as
to level crossings in the city they
might take the matter to the commission.
He was delighted to find some of
the people here that owned their
origin to the French. That race had
done much for Canada in giving such
a man as their chief. Sometimes the
Anglo-Saxons seemed to get a notion
that they had done all in holding
Canada for the British crown. If it
were not for the loyalty to the
mother country of the French race
Canada would be a part of the United
States.
On the question of the tariff the
speaker said Canada was ready to
deal with the United States when the
latter country was prepared to deal
fairly in the matter. Last winter for
the first time a deputation came for
the first time from Washington fo Ottawa. The government was prepared
to discuss the question of trade with
the United States, but It must not
be a one-sided deal.
The present trip was undertaken
to study the conditions In the eWst.
He admonished all to unite to make
this the greatest country In the
world. If the prime minister was
supported a few years longer they
would find the transcontinental not
only completed but the northern
country the envy of the world.
The school children rendered "God
Save the King," after which Sir Wilfrid proposed the cheers for the
King. With three cheers and a tiger
given for the King Mayor Stork proposed three cheers for Sir Wilfrid,
which were given with a will. In
turn three cheers were given for
Mayor Stork, and the gathering dispersed.
MARINE NEWS OF THE COAST
NOTICE TO MARINERS
Among the latest notices to mariners relative to aids to navigation on
this coast are the following:—
List of Lights and Signals
A list of all the llghtB and fog
signals on the Pacific Coast of the
Dominion of Canada, corrected to the
1st of April, 1910, has just been
published. Copies will be supplied
to mariners free on application.
Light Improved
The light shown from the lighthouse on Portlock point, Prevost
Island, Trlncomall channel, has been
Improved by the substitution of a
fifth order dioptric Illuminating apparatus for the seventh order lens
heretofore used. The illumlnant Is
petroleum vapour, burned under an
Incandescent mantle,
Georginn Point
The ligh'i Bhown from the lighthouse on Georgina point, Active pass,
strait of Georgia, has been Improved
by tbe substitution of a fifth order
dioptric Illuminating apparatus for
the sixth order lens heretofore used.
The Illumlnant Is petroleum vapour,
burned under an Incandescent man.
tie.
Alaskan Danger
A dangerous shoal of small extent,
SHIPPING GUIDE
To Arrive
Tuesday, Aug. 23.—Prince Albert
from Masset, Port Simpson, etc.
Wednesday, Aug. 24.—Prince Rupert from Vancouver, Victoria and
Seattle.
Thursday, Aug. 25.—Humboldt from
Skagway.
Prince Rupert from Stewart.
To Depart
Wednesday, Aug. 24.—Prince Albert
for Skldegate.
Prince Rupert for Stewart.
Thursday,   Aug. 25.—Humboldt for
Seattle.
Prince Rupert for Vancouver.
cannery, N. 46 deg. E., distant 0.70
mile.
Caution.—Owing to the fact that
the sand bars In the vicinity of Turn
point are reported to be subject to
frequent changes, vessels are advised
to exercise great care when navigating In this region.
WIRELESS EQUIPMENT
awash al about three feet below the
mean of the lower low waters, composed of sand and shells, Is reported
to have recently formed about in
mid-channel between Turn and Bayou points, northern part of Wran-
gel strait, Alaska, on the following
bearings: —
Prolewy rock light, N. 21 '4 deg.
B., distant 1.-14 mile.
First   wharf south  of  Petersburg
A despatch from London states
that the cruiser Rainbow has been
fitted with wireless telegraphy, previous to sailing for this coast. At
the time the Rainbow was built wireless was nothing more than nn experiment and had not come Into general use. Today no steamer of any
size, either for commerce or war,
Is built Without wireless apparatus.
It Is one of the modern necessities,
especially of a fighting or training
ship.
Personals
R. P. Pettipiece, of Vancouver,
organizer of the Typographical Union
is in the city for a few days.
* *    *
M. B. Jackson, of Victoria, who
came north with Sir Wilfrid Lau-
rier's party has gone on to Stewart.
* *    *
H. Bullen, of the British Columbia Marine Railway company at
Esquimau, was in the city with the
Premier's party this week.
* *    *
B. C. Nicholas, secretary to Hon.
William Templeman, was among
these who visited the city with the
party this week. He had an opportunity of meeting many old friends.
* *    *
Alex Smith, barrister of Ottawa,
formerly organizer of the Liberal
party In Ontario, was among those
who made the trip to Prince Rupert
In company with the party of Sir Wilfrid.
*    *    * *
C. W. D. Clifford, of Kitselas is
in the city. He accompanied Mrs.
Clifford and daughter to Prince Rupert on their way to Vancouver. Mr.
Clifford will return to Kitselas in a
few days. Speaking of conditions
as he finds them here, he is astonished at the marked development of
the city in the few months since he
last visited here.
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THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH
Magistrate Dismisses Case of Alleged
Violation of City Bylaw
An information under the new city
bylaw governing the public health
was laid against a local restaurant
this morning. The evidence of the
sanitary inspector and the medical
health officer was given to the effect
that dish water was allowed to run
into the lane.
The question of whose right It
was to connect with a sewer, the
owner of the property or the lessee
came up in connection with it also.
The defendant, who is the lessee,
testified that when he shut off all
water running from his pipe there
was still the same condition in the
lane, showing that the nuisance came
from other places.
The magistrate held that the case
was not fully enough established and
dismissed it, at the same time expressing the hope that everything
would be done to ensure the public
health.
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Local News
Before leaving for the south last
evening, the visiting Liberals met
with the local Liberal association and
discussed matters affeotlng the party.
# *    *
In the police court this morning
Magistrate Carss inflicted a fine of
$5 and costs on one charged with
being a frequenter of a house of ill-
fame. The magistrate said he could
not regard the accused as an Idle
person, hence he would make the
fine a light one.   ■
* *    *
Dr. Ernest Hall, of Victoria, was
a visitor to Prince Rupert this week,
coming north on the Prince George
and returning again last night. On
Sunday night he addressed a crowded
house In the Empress theatre, his address being to men only, and dealing
with liquor and the social evil. In
the afternoon he addressed women
only In the Baptist church.
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AN INVESTIGATION
Police Officer Will Have His Condnct
Inquired Into
VESSEL REPORTED
I
i
HAYNOR BROS.
i House Furnishers
■
■
Located temporarily, since tbe fire,
in Dunedin Block, corner of Second
Avenue   nnd   Eighth   Street.
The American schooner Pcndor
Bros., from Seattle for Arctic Alaskan points, which had not been reported since leaving Puget Sound
last June, was reported a few days
ago from Nome. She was bound for
the Kuskokwlm and for Little Dlo-
mede, Point Hope and Point Barrow,
and carries several teachers for government schools in the Arctic.
She carried a heavy freight cargo,
which weighed her low In the water,
and marine men feared bad weather
would be dangerous to the vessel.
m   Some snaps in slightly damaged  goods   which  we  want   to  clear
m out  before  moving Into  new quarters in  Manson 111k., Third Ave.
| FUNERAL  FURNISHERS
•
WANTED—Good   sales    girl;    easy
work; short hours.   Apply Simon's
Fair, Third avenue.
On the return of Police Sergeant
Re^an on Saturday night to this city
there Is to be an Investigation held
Into his conduct. This Information
was given In the police court this
morning In connection with the adjournment of the hearing of a charge
against nn nllejrod keeper of a house
of  prostitution.
The chief of police asked for an
adjournment In order that the evidence of this officer might be taken.
Mr. Patmore, who appeared for the
defence, raised an objection to the
repeated adjournments In the case In
view of the fact that the woman concerned had alleged hat she had been
abused and that there were bruises
on her arm to substantiate her story.
Tnese marks were disappearing and
he thought that there should be no
more delay than was necessary. The
officer in question was to have^his
conduct inquired into, he understood.
The police magistrate granted a
remand until next week on the understanding that If the case was not
then ready to proceed he would dismiss It
"WHERE  QUALITY IS KING."
GEO. D. TITE
Furniture Dealer
3rd. Avenue
Prince Rupert
An inspection of our stock
of House Furnishings will
convince you. For quality nnd
economy you will leave us a
satisfied customer.
Dining Room Furniture, Sideboards,
Buffets, Dlnln| Tables, 6ft.
■nd 8ft. Extension
Dining Rhbi Chain, Quartered Oik with
lather Seits, Gulden or Early En(Hjh
finish. Prices ranging from
Just Received a
Handsome Line of
Iron Beds, Springs and
.Mattresses, all sizes
WINDOW BLINDS
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.
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SHERWIN & WILLIAMS
-PAINTS-
COVER THE EARTH.
AVE   ARE   SOLE   AGENTS
CARLOAD JUST ARRIVED
Ready Nixed Paints,
Paints Ground in Oil,
Paints Ground in Japan,
Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
and
Decotint
IN ALL COLORS
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply
Company, Ltd. thos. dunn, m*.
DliaiDlialia^
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.
FIRST AVENUE
OFFICE AND
WAREHOUSES
Grand Trunk Pacific  Steamships
For VANCOUVER, VICTORIA, SEATTLE.
Connecting   with   Eastbound   Trains
"Prince Rupert" sjiils every Thursday, 8.30 p.m.
"Prince  George"   sails   every Monday 8.30 p.m.
FOR STEWART:
"Prince Rupert" sails Wednesdays 8 p.m.
"Prince George"  sails  Sundaye at 8 p.m.
Steamer for Masset, Kincolith.Naas Bay and  Port Simpson,  Sundays, I p.m.
For Skidegate, Queen Charlotte City,   and   other   Moresby Island
points, Wednesday, 1 p.m., returning via Queen Charlotte City.
Tickets, reservations and Information   from
A. E. McMASTER
Freight and Passenger Agent, G. T. P. Wharf.

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