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PRINCE  RUPERT, B.  C, FRIDAY,  MAY 26,  1911.
Price,   Five  Cents.
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Splendid Day of  Sports  Held  in the
City on Wednesday.
Close Contests by the Children and
Also in the Adult Competitions
May 24 was celebrated in royal
style in Prince Rupert, the whole
day long being given over to the
events. Through the courtesy ot
W. C. C. Mehan, general superintendent ot the Grand Trunk Pacific
here, and the other officials of the
company, the wharf was put at the
disposal of the citizens for the
events. This made it very convenient as a good straight course was
obtainable for all the events.
While May 24 is recognized in the
city as essentially Children's day,
July 1 being devoted to the men's
events, there were several adult
races and other events during the
day which helped to give variety to
the sports. The children's events
however, were the great ones.
Starting off early in the morning,
there were no dull moments until
after seven in the evening, with a
short stop for lunch.
The Indian bands in the city
marched down to the wharf In the
morning and gave several selections,
massed under the baton of Job Nelson, of the Kitkattal band. With
over a hundred pieces comprised
within the seven different bands, the
result was excellent, more ■ especially in view of the fact that they had
never rehearsed together.
Good  Hares
The fat man's race proved an interesting one, being won by J. R.
Beatty in excellent style. The long
distance road race for three miles
was the one about which the chief
interest centred as each of the contestants had many friends backing
him up, W. H. Shuman won the
cup, winning only after a sharp dash
at the close against a., Nicholson.
Within about fifty yards of the finish, the mqn were bothered with a
dog that crossed their track and accusations of fouling were made by
their friends.
S. Holmquist went out of bis
course and had to give up all hope
of being in the finish.
Fancy  Drill
During the afternoon Lieutenant
Wright, of the Salvation Army, with
a company of children trained by
her put on an excellent programme
o ffancy drills, bar exercises, Indian
club swinging and other exercises.
A sereis of boxing oontests for the
boys was also provided by the committee with W. A. Casey as referee.
The winners during the day were
as follows:
Children's Events
Wee Girls' Race—Fifty yards:
First, Dolly Cowper, large doll; second, Elsie Ward, pair of shoes.
Wee Girls' Race—Fifty yards:
First, M. Lindsay, a doll; second, M.
Solen, pair of shoes.
Wee Boys' Race—Fifty yards:
First, Milton McLeod, air gun; second, Arthur Blaurick, pair of shoes.
Girls' Race, 6 to 8 years—Fifty
yards: First, Grace Carroll, bracelet; second, Annie Nehring, a bracelet.
Boys' Race, 6 to 8 years—Fifty
yards: First, Sydney Hunter, signet
ring; second, Howard Frlzzell, a tie
Girls' Race, 8 to 10 years—Seventy-five yards: First, Eva Essen,
brush and comb; second, Ena Hal-
verson,  box  of  stationery.
Boys' Race, 8 to 10 years—Seventy-five yards: First, Jack Naden,
pool table; second, Fred Stevens,
fishing rod.
Girls' Race, 10 to 13 years—Seventy-five yards: First, Muriel Storey, music case; second, Norwa
Shirley, box of chocolates.
Boys' Race, 10 to 13 years—Seventy-five yards: First, Lawrence
McMullIn, fishing rod; second, William  Stevens,  magic lantern.
Girls'    Race,    over    13    years—
One hundred yards: First, Margaret
Morgan, manicure set; second, Edith
Shrubsall, perfume spray.
Boys' Events
Standing Broad Jump—First,
Frank Holland, silver medal; second, George Ambrose, pocket book.
Sack Race—First, Lawrence McMullIn, silver medal; second, Jack
Dowling, pocket book.
Boxing Contests-—J.  L.  Solen  vs.
Fred Ritchie, a draw; Chester Solen
vs. Carl Halverson, won by Solen
on a foul; Hy Valpy vs. Alex McLean, won by Valpy; John Crosby
vs. Rory McRae, won by McRae;
prizes for boxing were silver cup
for Solen, fob for Valpy and knife
for McRae.
Potato Race—First, Frank Dowling, book; second, Lawrence McMullIn, pocket book.
Boys over 13—One (hundred
yards: First, Frank Holland, silver
medal; second, George Ambrose, fob.
Won  In   11 2-6  seconds.
Hop, Step and Jump-—First, Fred
Benson, military brushes; second,
Custer Solen, pocket book—27 feet
(i Inches.
Running Broad Jump — First,
Frank Holland, silver medal; second, George Ambrose, pocket book—
12 feet 10 inches.
Men's  Races
One-hundred-yard Dash—First, R.
E. Atkins, silver cup; second, W. H.
Sherman, smoking jacket. Time, 11
Two-hundred-yard     Dash—,First,
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Skidegate and Kincolith Indian Bands
Win the Highest Places in
Keen Rivalry Among    the    Various
Organizations Entered for
Through the effort of J. S. Gray
and L. Crippen, who did a vast
amount of missionary work in connection with the event, the first Indian band contest held in Prince Ru-
port on May 24 was a decided success. Seven bands gathered—the
Skidegate, Kincolith, Kitkatla, Port
Simpson, iMetlakatla, Naas and Upper Naas. The Indians appeared in
their brilliant uniforms in some Instance almost resembling military
The concert was held under the
auspices of the civic committee In
charge of the celebration. The preliminary arrangements having been
made by Mr. Gray and Mr. Crippen.
Dr. Clayton presided at the con-
tet which was held in the Empress
Theatre. The judges, all former
bandsmen of high standing, were
W. L. Barker, J. Casley and W. Godson, with J. S. Gray assisting, had
a heavy task to perform in awarding
the prizes. The keenest rivalry was
shown to exist among the different
bands and the large crowd of sympathizers which accompanied them to
the city.
After a full afternoon's playing
the Gray cup was awarded to the
Skidegate band as the best rendition
of an overture. The Kincolith band
won first place in the march playing.
.1. H.  Hawthornthwaite, M. P. P., Is
Given  * ictory Over Nanaimo Loral
J. H. Hawthornthwaite, member
for Nanaimo, is once more in good
standing with the Socialist party,
but the Nanaimo local is extinct, its
charter having been taken away
from it, to be handed over bye and
bye to another group of Nanaimo
Socialists, who, if they are just as
short as Mr. Hawthornthwaite on
the monistic philosophy, are longer
than their comrades on practical
politics, says a Vancouver despatch.
It will be remembered that Mr.
Hawthornthwaite was expelled with
contumely from the Nanalmo Socialist party on the grounds, among others, of his lack of orthodoxy. Among
the reasons given was that he was
no debater, having been defeated by
a working miner in an argument on
the true nwardness of the monistic
philosophy. He was also ordered to
send In his resignation as a member
of the bouse.
As might have been expected it
took more than the monistic philosophy {o upset Mr. Hawthornthwaite.
He promptly appealed to the executive committee of the British Columbia end of the partq, which met the
other day, and found that the
charges against the member for
Nanaimo were "frivolous, malicious
and unwarrantd," and that in the
best Interests of the party the charter of the Nanaimo Socialist local
should be cancelled.
Reported That A. G. NacKay Will Enter
Sir Wilfrid's Government.
He Is Touring Ontario in the Inter-
csts of Reciprocity at tbe
Present Time
(Special to The Journal)
TORONTO, May 20.—The question which is being discussed in political circles in Toronto, is the probable elevation of A. G. MacKay,
leader of the Liberal opposition in
the Ontario legislature to a position
in the Ottawa cabinet. It is pointed
out that Mr. MacKay has been in
Ottawa several times lately and has
held long conferences with Sir Wilfrid  Laurier  and  his  ministers.
Before he started on his tour of
the province, after the close of the
provincial legislature, he consulted
the federal leaders and his tour is
being made in defence of reciprocity, not provincial issues.
Representatives  of  Victoria  Syndicate
Will Visit Banks Island
for Inspection.
Members   uK    Party   Are   Relighted
with the City of Prince Rupert and Its Outlook
The arivral in the city this week
of a party of men looking over a
marble proposition on Banks Island
with a view to taking it over, is another indication that this part of the
province is very much in the public
eye at the present time. The party
comprises R. J. Harlow, president,
and C. C. Johns, managing director
of the Earth Trusts, Limited, of Victoria, and D. Evans, a mining expert
of Vancouver. The members of the
party are all surprised to find con
ditions in Prince Rupert as they
Thanks to the system of knocking
that prevails in the south they came
here ready for the most disagreeable weather only to find that when
they left Victoria and Vancouver behind they parted company with the
wet and cold, ihey arrived here to
find continued sunshine and weather
conditions ideal.
A trip about, the city, where they
witnessed the work in progress on
the streets, revealed to them the
immense possibilities here and it
would not be surprising If Instead
of investigating a marble proposition alone they look into the question of real estate here.
The surprise with which this party of speculators has been seized
apon arrival in this city is but the
common experience of all those
that have visited tbe city this spring.
After the reports made for the purpose of injuring the city in the south
it is difficult for the visitors who
come here to understand that while
for the past month the southern
cities have been experiencing all
kinds of changes in temperature and
have been inconvenienced from rainfall that the weather conditions here
for nearly two months have been
such that workmen have not lost a
day on the street work and a continuous period of sunshine has pre-
vatled during the whole of thai time.
With the developmenl of the
trade, the establishing of tourist hotels and the providing of some of
the smaller attractions looked for In
connection with the tourist trade,
this port will undoubtedly become
one of the most sought tourlBt centres on the Pacific. It has the natural attractions. Joined with an
equable climate there is scenery
Jewish People in Russia are Suspicious
That Trouble is
Authorities  Are  Not  Showing   Any
Desire to Restrict Those Leading Agitation
(Special to The Journal)
NEW YORK, May 26. — The
American Jewish committee has received a despatch from the Jewish
Aid Society of Berlin, on the anti-
Jewish agitation in Russia. The
message is as follows:
"No massacres have broken out
yet, but the open and unrestricted
preparations being made for them
in tbe usual manner in Kiev and
Besarabia give occasion for the
gravest apprehensions that they may
break out any time. The authorities
are not showing any desire to restrict the activities of the black two
hundred who are clearly exciting tbe
populace to renewed massacres.'
Overseas Club  Gave  Enjoyable  Entertainment to Their
Good    Musical    Numbers and Other
Features  Put on  Ilefore
Crowded House
(Special to The Journal) *
MEXICO   CITY,   May     26.— *
President Diaz, in a letter read *
in the chamber of deputies yes- *
terday,  resigned  the presidency *
of Mexico.    The resignation was *
accepted.    The    resignation    of *
Vice President    Corral, now In *
France, was also accepted. *
The concert given by the Overseas
Club on the evening of May 24 in
the Empress Thaetre was a grand
success in every way. The building
was crowded and the concert was in
every respect, of a high  order.
Mayor Manson prosided and in his
introductory remarks referred to the
late Queen Victoria, with whose
name the day was connected. He
also paid a compliment to the patriotic aims of the Overseas Club and
extended a hearty greeting to all
strangers in the city, making fitting
mention of the Indian bands.
The opening number on the program, "The Union Jack," was played
by Gray's Orchetra, and two selections from "The Yeomen of the
Guard" by a quartette consisting of
Miss Nyland, Miss Ellett, Mr. Fletcher and L. Bullock-Webster, were
well received. There was a cornet
solo by Miss Mabel Gray, a song by
Miss Nyland, and Messrs. Davey and
Clapperton gave a duet "The Rivals"
in splendid form. L. Bullock-Webster, in "The Pirate Bold," rendered his selection in excellent style.
The Indian club swinging by Mr.
Porter, of the fire department, was
a good feature of the entertainment.
F. S. Ellis was beard in a musical
monologue, and .Miss Ethel Gray and
.1. S. Russell in a duet. eMiss Grant's
recitation, "Young Lochinvar," was
well received. The Highland Fling
was danced by Ethel Gray, and there
were songs by Mr. Fletcher and
James Russell. The singing of the
little Gray girls was one of the most
entertaining parts of the programme.
The cups won by the Kincolith and
Skidegate bands In the afternoon,
were presented during the evening,
and a short address given by .1. F
Macdonald, president of the Overseas Club.
Clergymen  Returning
Rev. Charles It. Sing, who has
been in attendance at the British
Columbia Conference of the Methodist Church in Vancouver, is ex-
pected home on the Prince George
tomorrow. He will occupy the pulpit on Sunday, preaching in the
morning at 11 o'clock on "Fresh
Orders," and in the evening on "Impressions of a British Columbia Conference." The sermons, in view of
the fact that Mr. Sing has been in
touch with the governing body of
the church for the past few weeks,
should be of especial interest.
Heady  to  Meet   a Tug-of-War Team
from  Any Other Organized
Body in the City
The carpenters of the city believe
they have within their ranks a body
of men that are superior in a tug of
war to the representatives of any
other organization. They are willing, therefore, to test their strength
and have intimated their readiness
to receive challenges from any other
organized body of men in the city,
the match to be held on July 1 .
Hospital  Meeting
The hospital board is holding a
meeting in the police court room
this afternoon for the transaction of
general business.
Will   Increase Salary
As a result of a special committee
meeting of the city council on Tuesday night, it was decided to Increase the salary of S. Lucas to $200
a month. The remainder of the minority report was adopted and a
recommendation will be made to this
Imperial  Conference   Does  Not
Proposal of Sir Joseph
After    Debate     Decision  Is  Against
Move for State Advisory
(Special to The Journal)
LONDON, May 26.—The Imperial
Conference has turned down, after a
debate lasting two days the proposal
of Sir Joseph Ward, favoring the
constitution of an Imperial Council
of State with representatives from
all self-governing British dominions
to act in a nadvisory capacity to the
Imperial Government.
Saluted the Flag
The Boy Scouts of the city, at. 8
o'clock in the morning on Victoria
Day, went througei the patriotic exercise of saluting the national flag
the Union Jack, on Second avenue.
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It has been announced that a sitting of the Supreme Court will be
held here for the trial of civil cases
on June 16,
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Snell, who
have been on the Skeena near Hard-
scrabble for the past eight months,
are leaving for England on a few
month's visit.
Rev. S. T. Bartlett Addressed Gathering in  Methodist Church
Last Night
Prominent Men in Victoria are to be
Made to Answer in
Rev. S. T. Bartlett, general secretary of Sunday Schools and Epworth
Leagues In the Methodist Church,
addressed a meeting last evening.
Mr. Bartlett came west to attend the
conference of the Methodist Church
in Vancouver. He was induced
while on the coast to pay a visit to
the north, but through some misun
dersfanding reached here a week
earlier than had been arranged by
Rev. Mr. Sing ,so that arrangements
had to be hurried.
In consequence the attendance
last, evening was not very large. Mr.
Bartlett reached the city by launch
from Port Simpson, the meeting being a little late in starling owing to
his late arrival  In  the City.
Mayor Manson presided, and a
short programme of music was given
by the choir of the church, The
address of Mr. Bartlett was an Interesting and Instructive one. He laid
stress upon the work which fell to
those who trained tin- young, it
was nol  possible- tee leiiilil up the best
type of  anhood   by  exterior  forms.
it was necessary to appeal to the in-
most  heart  of  the.   buy   oi-   girl   and
have the teachings of the Bible become a pari of the Itfe. In that way
only could the in-st type be- produced. The Influence of good example was dealt with by the- speaker at j
some length.
The principles that were involved
In the development of the individual
were also applicable to the life of
the city and nation.
Rev. Mr. Bartlett left this morning for the south by the Prince Rupert.
Social livening
A social evening will be given in
the Presbyterian Church this evening by the members of Mrs. D. McLeod s Sunday School class. A programme will be presented and re-
frehmeiiLs served. The entertainment is free and Is Intended to bring
all who attend church together for a
social evening.
It Is Alleged  That   They  Had Goods
stolen from Navy in Possession
Charles J. V. Spratt, president of
the Victoria Machinery Depot, William Houston and Oliver Richards,
employees of the Victoria Machinery
Depot, and John Day, saloon keeper
Of Esquimau, have been charged at
Victoria with retaining in their possession certain goods the property of
the Admiralty, knowing them to
have been stolen. The charges have
beeu adjourned for one week.
The accused were arrested as the
result of inquiries that have been
going on for some time past in regard to goods missing from the Admiralty stores, and |n connection
with which a customs inquiry was
held at which the accused Sprat and
Day deposited cheques of $1,000
with Collector Newbury by way of
fine, to be reclaimed if and when
they were able to prove that the
goods in their possession were not
stolen property.
Search warrants were operated on
the premises of the Victoria Machinery Depot and the premises of the
accused Day at Esquimalt and the
articles named in the four informations were found there. The accused
were admitted to bail immediately
after arrest.
The information was laid on the
order of Commander Vivian, senior
Imperial officer at the Esquimalt
naval station, and the evidence
against the men charged is being
tabulated by Lieutenant Hodgson, oi
H. M. S. Egeria.
C. J. V. Spratt and William Houston were jointly charged with unlawfully retaining in their possession certain public, stores, seven
drums of paint valued at $15, belonging to the Admiralty, and knowing them to have been obtained by
William Houston was singly
charged that on January 2", last he
had received into his possession copper and rubber valued at $300,
knowing it to have been obtained by
theft from the navy yard, by a
former employee.
The charge against Oliver Richards is that in October last year be
had in his possession goods stolen
from the navy yard, paint and rubber, valued at $2»0, knowing them
to have been stolen.
The charge against Day is that he
retained in his possession paint and
candles to the value of $425, knowing the same to have been obtained
by theft.
The accused were not asked to
plead and their cases were set ever
for one week at their own request
C. J. V. Spratt, W. Houston aud O
Richards were allowed bail in
$2.n(Mi each. Richard Hall and Captain .1. W. Troup became bondsmen
for them. John Day obtained similar bail, il. li. Helmcken, K. ('., and
William John Cave, putting up the
bonds for him,
Commander Vivian is the Informant in three Informations, being
those with tbe exception of the com-
plalnl against the accused Richards,
who is charged on the Information
eel Frederick Bullock, a former employee "I tbe Vie-ieeria Maohinerj
Depot, wine was charged Borne time
ago with theft   from  the depot     The
charge was dismissed. Hon, C, B,
Pooley appears for the prosecution,
W. c. Moresbj tor Spratt, Houston
and  Richards, and  II. D.  Helmcken
leer the- accused   Hay.
That the. arrests made In connection with the alleged thefts ot store!
from the. Admiralty yard at BsQur-
malt portend a thorough and workmanlike, cleaning up and investigation of affairs thera regarding
which it is rumored that thefts hare
been committed systematically, and
unsystematlcally, tor many years, is
substantiated by the report that men
who are believed to have an imi>ort-
ant knowledge of the system by
which stores were abstracted are being brought from England to give
evidence for the prosecution.
There are eight men who have
been sent for and are now on the
way to Victoria.    They arc men who
(Continued on Page Eight) PRINCE RUPERT JOURNAL
Friday, May 26, 1911.
Vancouver Sees Need of Getting Railway
Connection With Peace River
Is  Aroused  Over  the  ('banccs
for  Trade with New British  Columbia
The way in which other cities,
like Vancouver, view the possibilities of trade with the territory in
the northern part of the province of
Britisii Columbia, is shown in a clear
way by the following, taken from
an account of a meeting held in the
city of Vancouver a few days ago:
■It is of paramount importance
that immediate steps be taken to Impress upon the provincial government the necessity of providing, or
assisting to provide, a railway from
the coast cities to northern Britisii
Columbia and the Peace River country, and that the secretary write to
the Board of Trade asking the board
to call, at an early date, a public
meeting under the auspices of the
Board of Trade and the Tourist Association to discuss the proposed
railroad to the Peace River country."
The above was the resolution
passed at a meeting of local business
men, held at the Board of Trade offices, to consider the question of
railway communication with the
Peace River country, and the advisability of building a railroad to central British Columbia. Mr. Ewing
Buchan was in the chair, and Mr.
D. G. Williams was elected secretary.
The chairman explained that the
meeting was called to discuss informally the need and benefits to be
derived from a railroad to the Peace
River country and called on Mr. vV,
H. Malkin to address the meeting.
Mr. Malkin stated that Vancouver
wholesale trade was being limited by
present transportation rates as railroads wanted the long haul, and
also that as soon as the Grand Trunk
Pacific reached Tete Jaune Cache,
Edmonton would supply all the Fort
George country, and even Cariboo,
and " that Vancouver would suffer
considerably by this curtailment of
its' commerce.
Mr. D. G. Williams said he understood the meeting was to consider
the usefulness of a railroad built
north would do to Vancouver, irrespective of by whom it might be
built. They wanted the road because
it would open an immensely rich territory benefiting the merchants and
all interested in Vancouver; also
that it would build up the city, increase commerce, and ensure stability of value to real estate in the
city. Territory similar to the Peace
River, the Province of Tobolsk in
Siberia, had a population of nearly
2,000,000 people, and produced over
30,000,000 bushels of grain in 1901;
had 4,ODD,000 bead of cattle, and
exported about 20,000,000 pounds of
butter every year. The Peace
River has betterd climate and could
do better.
Mr, A. O. McCandless mentioned
as showing the popularity of tlie
north that, there were five propositions now before the government.
They had no trade south, very little
west and Hie railways by their
freight rates, cut Vancouver off
from a great deal of what they were
entitled to from the east. They
should get the northern trade, as
they were entitled to it. It was the
natural outlet, for central British
Columbia and a railroad was tho
only means which could secure its
lion. Carter-Cotton expressed the
opinion that a railroad north would
do Vancouver ten times more good
than the Canadian Northern. When
he visited the. north It. was a wonderful revelation both to himself and to
the Premier.
Mr. A. li. Brsklne suited that
after this year the Cariboo trade
would be cut off from Vancouver.
Self-preservation, therefore, compelled Vancouver to get a railroad
to the Peace River country.
mum salaries of railway and mall
clerks to $500 and $1,400 respectively. The present minimum is $400
and the maximum is $1,200. An
amendment to the civil service act
will change the classification of
dries in the city post office, of post
office Inspectors, office of superintendent of railway mails and in
money exchange offices by abolishing stampers and sorters class and
fourth class clerkships and substitute therefor third class clerkships
ranging from $500 to $1,000 and
divided into two classes to be known
as third class A and B.
It Is also proposed to abolish junior and second class clerkships and
substitute classes A and B of the
second class, increasing the maxi-
mnra of the class formerly known as
junior second to $1,200 and increasing Hie maximum of the former senior second class to $1,400. First class
clerkships will be divided into two
divisions A and B with salaries of
$1,800 and  $1,600  respectively.
Minimum salaries of first class
clerkships will be Increased from
$1,200 to $1,400 and a new class of
clerks to be known as chief clerks,
will be created in city post offices
subject to certain restrictions.
The amendments to the act are
also proposed to improve the position of office superintendents in city
offices and changing what was formerly a fixed salary of $1,800 to a
minimum of $1,800 and a maximum
of $2,500.
Mr. Patterson's proposed amend-
ent to the civil service act provides
for a new schedule which gives a
number of increases, including the
following: Inspector of ports $700;
assistant inspectors, $200; chief
clerks, $100; surveyors, $400; assistant surveyors, etc., $1,400; Dominion appraisers, $500; appraisers,
$400; assistant appraisers, $100;
gangers, $400; senior clerks, $400;
packers and messengers, $200.
Humors Are Afloat of Gigantic Corporation   to   Control   Many
Railway Enterprises
Messrs.   Patterson  and   Lemieux  An.
nounre Proposed Increase in Salaries   in   Their   Departments
Substantial increases in the salaries of certain officials In the customs and post, office departments are
given notice of by Messrs. Patterson
and Lemieux.
Mr. Lemieux gives notice that it Is
expedient to amend the post office
act by providing for an annual increase of the salaries of the superintendents of city post offices until
a maximum of $2,500 is reached.
The present, maximum is $1,800.
Also to raise the minimum and niaxi-
For some time past rumors have
been afloat of a controplated gigantic merger of all the Mackenzie &
Mann interests outside of the Canadian Northern Railway. These rumors have received partial confirmation by a story which appears in the
Toronto News to the effect that
when Mr. W. H. Macrae, general
manager or the Toronto Electric
Light Company, returns from England about the beginning of next
month arrangements will he pushed
forward at once to amalgamate all
the Mackenzie & Mann railway and
light; and power interests of Toronto
and vicinity.
This of itself would mean the formation of a powerful company, but
the project, as it has been talked
about among men interested in large
financial affairs, is much wider. The
story going is to the effect that an
immense corporation Is to be formed,
including the Mackenzie & Mann
properties, not onl yin Toronto, but
also in the Maritime provinces, in
British Columbia, in Mexico and elsewhere. In fact, it would include
everything with which these two
eminent financiers are connected
except the sole, though important
exception of their railway projects.
The scheme would be capitalized at
several millions, and a limited
amount, of the stock would be offered to the public.
One of the chief objects of this
great merger would be to relieve
Mackenzie & Mann from the labor
involved in the personal supervision
of so many enterprises. The present
illness of Sir Donald Mann, making
it. necessary for him to take a long
ri'st, is said to have had the effect
of hurrying this project forward,
which has been before the minds of
the two partners for u considerable
Willi thelrd other business thus
placed where it. would give them
comparatively little trouble, Mackenzie & Mann would be able to devote themselves almost wholly lo the
completion of their scheme which
has been the darling ambition of
their lives—the construction and
ownership of a railway from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
The informant of the Toronto
News, who Is stated to be one of the
directors of the Toronto Electric
Light Company, says:
"You are free to state that while
there is little new in the Toronto
electric light situation at the moment, the return of Sir William and
Mr. Macrae will probably provide a
somewhat sensational Item. It is
fully certain that a merger of the
Toronto Electric Light Company,
Toronto Railway Company, the various radial systems, and the Elec-
trie-al Development Company, all
controlled by Mackenzie & Mann
money, is to be effected.   The object
If you want the honey
That comes from the hive
Take up the phone and
Call one, double five.
For Neat Job Printing
see the Journal Man
Tel. 138
Skeena    Land    District—District   of
Coast—Range V.
TAKE NOTICE that Freadrick
Madden, of Seattle, Wash., occupation laborer, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described land:—Commencing at a
post planted about two hundred feet
east of mile 77 on the south side of
G. T. P. Right-of-way; thence west
40 chains following the said Right-
of-way; thence south to bank of
Skeena River; thence east following
the sinuosities of said river until
due south of said post; thence north
to point of commencement, containing 130 acres more or less.
Thos. L. Fay, Agent.
Dated April 27, 1911.
Skeena   Land   District—District   of
Coast—Range V.
TAKE NOTICE that John Kirkaldy, of Lakelse Valley, occupation
farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 120 chains south
from the south end of Herman
Lake; thence west 80 chains; thence
south 80 chains; thence east 80
chains; thence north 80 chains.
Dated April 11, 1911. 6-5
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that I, James Des
Brisay, of    Vancouver, canneryman,
intend to apply for    permission    to
lease the following described    foreshore: ■—Commencing    at    a    post
planted at the mouth   of   Delkatlah
Inlet, on the south    shore;    thence
2,000 feet along shore in a southerly
direction  including all foreshore between high and low water mark.
Staked January 19th, 1911.
Thos. L. Fay, Agent.
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast Range 5.
TAKE NOTICE that Charles
James Gilllngham, of Prince Rupert,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted at the
southwest Gorner of Lot 992 and
marked C. J. Gillingham's N. E.
Corner Application for Purchase; I,
C. J. Gillingham, intend to apply
for permission to purchase 320 acres
of land bounded as follows:—Commencing at this post; thence 80
chains south; thence 40 chains west;
thence 80 chains north; thence 40
chains east to place of commence-
Robert Osborn Jennings, Agent.
Dated January 5,  1911.
TAKE NOTICE that the partnership heretofore existing between
Joseph E. Merryfield, Prince Rupert, B. C, and Joseph E. McEwen,
of Kitselas, B. C, has this day been
dissolved by mutual consent, and
that Joseph E. Merryfield will carry on the grocery business heretofore
carried on by the firm at Prince Rupert, B. 0., under the name of "J. E.
Merryfield," and will collect all
debts due to and pay all debts owing
by the said firm, and that Joseph E.
McEwen will carry on the business
of the partnership heretofore conducted at Kitselas, B. C, under the
firm name of "Merryfield & McEwen," and will collect all debts due to
and pay all debts owing by the said
firm at Kitselas, B. C.
Dated   at   Prince   Rupert,   B.   C,
this 21st day of April, A. D. 1911.
J.   E.   McEWEN.
M.   M.   STEPHENS. 5-12
Skeena    Land    District—District
Coast—Range V.
TAKE NOTICE that Annie Kirkaldy, of Melville, Sask., occupation
married woman, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted 120 chains southwesterly from Herman Lake; thence west
80 chains; thence south 80 chains;
thence east 80 chains; thence north
80 chains, containing 640 acres more
or less.
John Kirkaldy, Agent.
Dated May 13, 1911. 5-19
of Sir William in such a matter
would be to conserve to the best advantage the forces of his various enterprises and make their management as economical as possible."
Skeena   |Lt.nd   District—District   of
Coast—Range V.
TAKE NOTICE that William H.
Hargrave, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation banker, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lanas:—Commencing at a post planted on the west
shore of Lakelse Lake, and about
1% miles distant and in a southwesterly direction from the S. W.
corner of Lot 3982, Skeena Land
District, District of Coast, Range V;
thence west 40 chains; thence south
80 chains, more or less, to the shore
of Lakelse Lake; thence following
the shore of said lake to point of
commencement, containing 160
acres more or less.
Mancell  Clark,  Agent.
Dated   20th  March,   1911.
Skeena Land District—District ot
Queen Charlote Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Wirt A. Stevens, of Chicago, 111., U. S. A., occupation civil engineer, Intends to
apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands: —
Commencing at a post planted on
the shore of Masset Inlet about one
mile northeast of the mouth of the
Ain River; thence north 80 chains;
thence west 40 chains more or less
to the eastern boundary of T. L.
35413; thence south along the
boundary of T. L. 35413 and
T. L. 35414, a distance of 80 chains;
thence east 40 chains, more or less,
to point of commencement, containing 320  acres more  or less.
G. S. Mayer, Agent.
Dated  Feb.  24th,  1911.
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that James Mul-
lin, of Murdo, So. Dakota, U. S. A.,
occupation farmer, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands: ■— Commencing at a post planted on the
shore of Masset Inlet, about one
mile northeast of the mouth of the
Ain River; thence west 40 chains,
more or less, to the eastern boundary of T. L. 35414; thence south
60 chains, more or less to the shore
of Masset Inlet; thence northeasterly along the shore to point of
commencement, containing 60 acres
more or less.
G. S. Mayer, Agent.
Dated Feb.  24th,  1911.
Skeena Land  Distrlct-
of Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that Victor H.
Reynolds, of Hull, Massachusetts, occupation chauffeur, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described land:—Commencing at a post planted at high water
mark on the northerly side of the
entrance to a Bmall unnamed cove on
the west coast of Pitt Island, about
one-quarter mile south of the entrance to Kitkatla summer village;
thence east forty chains; thence
south twenty chains; thence west
forty chains; thence north ten
chains more or less to high water
mark; thence following along high
water mark around the head of the
cove back to the commencement, and
containing sixty (60) acres more or
J. H. Plllsbury, Agent.
Dated Feb. 18th, 1911.
For Sale
155% Acres good land, on South
Bank of Skeena River, 85 miles East
of Prince Rupert by G. T. P. Ry.,
with buildings erected thereon, containing dwelling, store and post
Box 324.
For Sale
Skeena Land District—District
of Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that F. C. Pills-
bury, of Boston, Mass., occupation
civil engineer, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—beginning at a
post planted at high water mark on
the northerly end of Pitt Island, on
Ogden Channel, and about 2 miles
southwesterly from Swede Pt; thence
east 60 chains thence south 40
chains; thence west 50 chains more
or less to high water mark; thence
following along the high water mark
back to the point of commencement,
and containing 240 acres more or
J. H. Plllsbury, Agent
Dated Feb. 19, 1911.
Prince Rupert Land District—
District of Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that P. McLachlan,
of Prince Rupert, occupation broker,
intends to apply for permission to
lease the following described land:
—Commencing at a post planted
one-third of a mile northerly from
head of Alico Arm, on its Easterly
Side; thence 40 chains northerly;
thence 40 chains easterly; thence 40
chains southerly; thence 40 chains
westerly to place of commencement.
Thos. L. Fay, Agent.
Dated 2nd Feb.,  1911.
Skeena   Land   (District—District   of
Coast—Range V.
TAKE NOTICE that Alice Munro,
of Vancouver, B. C, occupation
married woman, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the west
shore of Lakelse Lake, and about
1% miles distant and In a southwesterly direction from the S. W.
corner of Lot 3982, Skeena Land
District, District of Coast, Range V;
thence west 40 chains; thence north
40 chains; thence east 60 chains,
more or less, to the shore of Lakelse
Lake; thence following shore of
said lake to point of commencement,
containing 200 acres, more or less.
Mancell Clark, Agent.
Dated   20th  March,   1911.
160 Acres Alberta land for sale
at $15.00 per acre, or Exchange for
Prince Rupert property; fenced; 40
acres broken; small house; 2 miles
from P. O., being southwest quarter
section 6, township 53, range 9.
P. O. Box 324     Prince Rupert, B. 0.
New Knox Hotel
The New Knox Hotel Is run on the
European plan. First-clas service.
All the latest modern Improvements.
THE BAR keeps only the best
brands of liquors and cigars.
THE CAFE is open from 6.30 a.m.
to 8  p.m.    Excellent cuisine;  first-
class service.
Board, $1 a Day — Beds, 50: and up
First Avenue   Prince Rupert
A live, active Real Estate Partner,
with some capital, to take half-
interest in company handling Real
Estate, Insurance and Manufacturing Agencies. Party to take full
charge of office in Prince Rupert, as
I am soon to leave for the Interior
for the summer. Apply to
Drawer 1539 Prince Rupert
The Thompson
:Hardware Co.::
—Second Avenue
Paints. General Hardware,
Oils, Stoves and Ranges.
Prince Rupert  Private   Detective
N. McDonald, Manager
All kinds of legitimate detective work
bandied for companies and Individuals.    Business strictly confidential.
P. O. Box 803 — Phone 210
WM. S. HAi^L, L. D. S. D. D. S.
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GRAHAM ISLAND — "The surest
sign of the progress of a town or
district is Its newspaper—live, active, hustling." "The Masset Review," Masset, Q.O.I
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 3k., Prince Rupert
Brokers, Forwarding Agents,
Storage, etc.
Re-inforced Concrete a Specialty
Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
Office  in    the    Westenhaver   Block
Over  Orme's  Drug    Store.
Prince Rupert
Spring Beds, Clean OP
White Sheets   -    -    £tlC
Rooms 50 Cents
Best In Town for the Money
J. Goodman, Proprietor
We handle all kinds of
Building Supplies
First Avenue
Telephone 18A
Corner Eighth and Fraser Streets
Clinton Rooms
Newly    remodelled    and    furnished.
Board   and   lodging.   Home cooking
a specialty.    Mrs.   Anderson,  Prop.
Rooms, $3 Per Week
The Roland Rooms
Splendid Accommodations
Newly Furnished
Hot baths;  r:ght down town;  good
table board all round
Office at H. B. Rochester, Centre St.
Is handled by us.   All orders receive
prompt attention.   Phone No. 68.
Skeena   Land   District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE that I, Roy,
Chrisman, of Port Essington, B. C
occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission to lease the following described land:—Commencing at a post planted about five
miles distant and in a southwesterly
direction from the point at the entrance to Captain Cove, Petrel
Channel, and on the northeast side
of McCauley Island; thence west 20
chains; thence south 40 chains;
thence east about 2 0 chains to shore
of Petrel Channel; thence northerly
along shore line of Petrel Channel
to point of commencement and containing eighty acres more or less.
Dated April 11,  1911. 4-25
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast—Rang.j V.
TAKE NOTICE, that I, Minnie
Meredith, of Victoria, B. C, occupation a married woman, intend to
apply for permission to purchase the
following desoribed lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 40
chains distant and In a South direction from the Southeast corner of
Lot 1733; thence east 40 chains;
thence south 40 chains; thence west
40 chains; thence north 40 chains
to point of commencement, containing 160 acres more or less.
John Kirkaldy,
Dated  February  20th,  1911.
Skeena Land District—District
of Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that Joseph Edward Merryfield, of Prince Rupert,
occupation merchant, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 10 chains
nortn from the northeast corner of
Lot 33; thence west 1500 feet to
shore of Smith's Island; thence following shore In a southerly direction
1200 feet; thence east to shore of
De Horsey Island; thence following
shore in a northerly direction to
point of commencement.
E. Spro, Agent.
Dated April 4, 1911. 4-7
Skeena   Land   District—District   of
Coast—Range V.
TAKE NOTICE that W. H. Ferguson, of Prince Rupert, B. C, occupation civil engineer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described Iands:—Commencing at a post planted about one
mile southerly, following the sinuosities of the shore line from the
southwest corner of Lot 104, Range
V; thence 20 chains west; thence 20
chains south; thence 20 chains west,
thence 20 chains south; thence 20
chains west; thence about 40 chains
soutli; tlience along shore northerly
to point of commencement.
G. Hansen, Agent.
Dated April 22nd, 1911. 4-25
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that F. T. Saunders, of Vancouver, occupation master
mariner, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following
described lands:— Commencing at a
post planted about 6 miles northwest of Love Inlet on the north
east shore of Pitt Island; thence
south 20 chains; thence west 40
chains; thence north to shore;
thence following shore In a southeasterly direction to point of commencement , containing 80 acres
more or less.
W. Hamilton, Agent.
Staked 17th, Feb., 1911.
Skeena Land District—District ef
Queen Charlotte Island.
TAKE NOTICE that Robert Fraser Ogilvle, of Vancouver, occupation banker, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the folowlng
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 2 miles west of
the southwest corner of A. P. 12-
037; thouce east 80 chains; thence
north 80 chains; thence west 80
chains; tlhence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur  Robertson,  Agent.
Dated Dec. 9, 1910. Friday, May 26,  1911.
The only Main Line Town-
site in British Columbia in
which the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway Company
has announced its joint
first glance will show you that
ELLISON is located at the junction
of the Skeena River and the Bulk-
ley Valley. The Grand Trunk
Pacific has announced that they are
joint owners in the townsite of Ellison. Now, my dear reader, you must
remember that up to date the Grand
Trunk Pacific has not announced
that it has any interest in any other
main line towsite in British Columbia. Does that start you thinking?
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STUDY THE MAP and you will
find Ellison is where the railway tracks leave navigation. That
fact is a very important one for conservative investors to think over.
What is known as the Hazelton district covers a territory many miles
in extent in every direction radiating from the townsite of Ellison.
Mining machinery, ore shipments,
smelters, reduction plants and all
sorts of mining operations starting
up in this rich mineral region, must
necessarily have a metropolis, a
HUB, a headquarters. If any sane,
conservative man can figure out any
other spot except Ellison for the hub
®f the great commerce of this district, his plan should be very inter
esting to the Grand Trunk Pacific
officials. It does seem as though
these officials, after several years of
investigation and engineering,
would know just what they were doing when they put their official
stamp oh Ellison.
STUDY THAT MAP.—I desire to
say to all parties who are talking townsites in tbe vicinity oi Skeeua River and the Bulkley Valley
that there will no doubt be several
small towns, just the same as one
always finds in a mining district.
There will be towns in the vicinity
of Ellison along branch railways,
probably towns at the ends of branch
lines made to serve the mines and
tbe collieries, but it will be history
repeating itself in regard to the
building up of every metropolis.
Ellison has every natural advantage,
has every earmark of being the future mercantile and financial center of the Skeena River mining district and the entrance to the Bulk-
ley Valley.
STUDY THAT MAP and you will
find that all of the mining
towns and railroad towns around
there just beginning to    be    talked
about will only be feeders to the
city and port of ELLISON. The
Grand Trunk Pacific has put its
official stamp on Ellison. Do you
believe the company will do as much
for townsites owned by individuals
as it will for one in which its stockholders are joint owners? If you
do, don't buy any lots in Ellison. If
you desire to make a permanent investment, or merely to make a little
quick money, you must decide for
yourself right now. Do you propose
to follow the individual townsite
promoters or the Grand Trunk Pacific  Railway Company.
STUDY THAT MAP.—If you desire to put your money into a
real estate promoter's townsite you
will have many, many opportunities
this summer. The average promoter
is full of hurrah and red fire. He
must enthuse investors of the mail
order class with his wares. ELLISON is in the Missouri class. Therefore, I am not. telling any fairy
tales about it. I am making statements that can be readily verified.
STUDY     THAT      MAP.—If     you
want to join that great army of
investors-at-long-range,     then     you
should put your money into promoters' townsites. If you want a perfectly safe and sound investment,
certain to bring you large profits,
then put your money where the
Grand Trunk Pacific, after years of
careful investigation, have put their
likely the Grand Trunk Pacific
will have any other townsite in British Columbia for sale this year. The
officials of the company state that
the company is not interested in any
townsite in the Hazelton district
with  the exception  of ELLISON.
ELLISON is on the bank of the
Skeena at its confluence with
the Bulkley. 'Sou may change railway surveys; you may change the
location of towns along the line of
road, but you cannot change the
geography of the country through
which the railway passes. The head
of navigation necessarily means an
important townsite. Ellison will
not only be at the head of navigation but the center of a mining district wonderful in its resources that
is   now   being   opened   up,   and   for
which Ellison will be the shipping
point both by rail and water. The
fact that trains may change engines
up or down the line or in the suburbs of the town of Ellison does not
amount to shucks in building up a
town when such places are compared with a town located where
rails and navigation meet.
find on the official plan of Ellison that a large part of the town-
site has been reserved for future
sales, the same as the company has
done with certain sections of Prince
Rupert townsite. There are, therefore, at this time, comparatively
few lots on the market. You must
hurry if you want one.
ADDITION to Ellison, only a
small parcel of land, lies within
eight blocks of the site of the railway station. Lots in this are being
offered. I am advising my clients
to buy Rogers Addition lots at $150
for inside lots and yZoO for corners.
Terms—10 per cent discount for
cash, or 10 per cent down and the
balance on  easy  terms;   no interest.
British Columbia
Offices-2nd Avenue
Facing Grand Trunk Terminal
Additional Details Connected With the
Death of R.N.W.M.P.
How the Members    Fought    Bravely
in the North to Reach
Additional details of the tragedy
of Inspector Fitzgerald and tliree
companions of the Northwest Mounted Police, who lost their lives last
winter on a patrol between Fort
Macpberson and Dawson, are furnished by an official report of Corporal Dempster, who was in charge
of a searching party sent out from
Dawson. He tells the story of the
tinding of the remains of tlie ill-
fated party and the melancholy diary
of Fitzgerald. This has already been
told, but Corporal Dempster's report
sheds further light upon tlie causes
of the disaster and supplies records
which add to the tragic nature of the
unfortunate enterprise.
From the report it would appear
that the cause of the catastrophe was
the fact that Fitzgerald had relied
upon Constable Carter as a guide,
but that the latter had failed to find
the way to the principal pass en
route. The last entry In Inspector
Fitzgerald's diary was evidently
made while the party was proceeding down the trail to Peel River.
Corporal Dempster, of the relief party, says at that point he commenced
to fear the worst on account of the
camps that Fitzgerald's patrol had
made on their retreat being so close
together. On March 21, about three
miles below the portage on the Peel
River, he found the bodies of Constables Kinney and Taylor. There
was a camp kettle full of moose hide
cut nto small pieces which had been
boiled for soup. The two men lay
side by side, the fire being at their
feet, and each lay on his back.
Dempster's report continues:
"They had three Alaska sleeping
bags, one under and two over them.
Constable Taylor evidently committed suicide by blowing the top of his
head off. It is quite probable that
he had become insane with the terrible hardships which he had undergone. It seems to me that Inspector
Fitzgerald had concluded that these
men were too weak to travel; that he
left all equipment they had with
them and with Carter started towards Fort Macpherson, with the
hope of getting relief to send back.
This they failed to accomplish.
"About ten miles further on he
and Carter yielded up their lives.
Carter succumbed first, and he was
laid out by Inspector Fitzgerald, who
probably died shortly afterwards."
Tne report of Commissioner Perry,
who transmitted diaries and records
to the mounted police headquarters
at Ottawa, concludes that the party
had undertaken the trip with light
provisions wtih the view of making
a rapid passage. He says that Dempster's report shows that the unfortunate men had wasted to shadows.
All were powerful young men and in
tho best of health and courage when
they  left on  their  Ill-fated  journey.
Colonel Perry comments: "That
they should have lost their lives is
greatly to be deplored. It is the
greatbest tragedy that has occurred
In this force during Its existence oi
thirty-seven years. Their loss has
been felt most keenly by every member of the force, but we cannot but
feel a thrill of pride at the endeavor
they made to carry out their duty
and at their gallant struggle for
their lives."
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Sees Death of Man Who Caused Exe
rution of Husband and
Two   Sons
VICTORIA—The attempt being
made by the city of Victoria to prevent the forthcoming race meet promoted by the Country Club, was
frustrated when Chief Justice Hunter at Vancouver dismissed the application of City Solicitor F. A. Mc-
Diarmid for an injunction restraining the Country Club from holding
the seven days' meet. The city based
its application on the ground that
the club had not complied with the
provisions of the bylaw, amended
last year, whereunder It is stipulated
that the club must make application
to the city for a permit before the
meet could be held. Mr. McDiarmid
argued that the club has not made
application for such a permit.
The Widow Talamantes, who took
the field as a Mexican insurrecto
commander after her husband and
two sons had been shot as rebels by
command of Colonel Chiapas, won in
full measure her revenge when the
man on whose head she had set the
price'of $20,000 gold, was shot to
death in her presence.
Colonel Chiapas was captured by
Mine. Talamantes' Indian soldiers
after a desperate ride he had made
on a fleet Arabian horse to overtake
the command of Colonel Diaz, which
had left him behind when Agua
Prieta was evacuated.
Desperately wounded by bullets
through his neck and arm, Colonel
Chiapas fell from his horse. Rolling over in pain he looked up
straight into the eyes of Widow Talamantes.
Whispering a few words into the
wounded man's ears that made his
pale face blanch whiter still, the
Widow Talamantes signalled to her
men and turned away. Colonel
Chiapas was picked up and carried
to a tent.
Just as the red rim of the sun
appeared over the eastern horizon
next morning, a woman's voice gave
a sharp command. There was a
quick roll of fire from a dozen rifles,
and a tottering figure standing on
the edge of a newly-made grave,
crumpled up, quivered and lay motionless on the edge of the trench.
One of the men of the firing squad
advanced and turned the body over
with his foot, saw that ten of the
bullets had found their mark, and
tumbled it over into the grave.
So the Widow Talamantes took revenge for the slaying of her husband
and two sons by Colonel Chiapas of
the  federal  army.
The pursuit, capture and execution
of Colonel Chiapas is the most dramatis incident of the M xican revolution.
Fashionable women who have delayed ordering their spring and summer supply of tihe puffs, rats, and
other mysterious paraphernalia with
which woman's natural supply of
hair is augmented,, face an embarrassing state of affairs. The reason
for this is the strike in Montreal of
the workers engaged in the making
of switches, transformations, and
similar aids to the hair dressers' art.
These employees demand an advance
in wages and claim that at the rates
they are now paid they are not even
able to equip themselves with a fair
supply of the artificial curls which
they turn out In such numbers for
their mere fortunate sisters, As
this city is the Canadian centre of
the artificial hair market, the dearth
in the supply of women's most widely used aids to nature is likely to
cause general distress unless the in
dignation of the feminine public
puts an early end to the present contest. Impracticable persons of the
male sex have suggested that the
present difficulty might be met by
using last season's styles, but the
horror with which this proposal was
received is convincing evidence that
if there is anything more useless
than a last year's bird nest, it must
be last year's rats and  curls.
Feminine Auditor (at the ama
teur theatricals)—I beg your par
don, but, do you know, it seems to
me the gent Ionian who bus Ihe lead
ing part does his love-making in a
tame and spiritless manner.
Wife of    Leading Actor   tintently
watching     the      performance)—He
won't   put   any   more  spirit   in   that
while I've go! my eye on him, mad
am, let me tell you.
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Hamblin's Bakery
Just Re-opened
Sale    counter    in    MERRYFIELD'S
STORE, Third Ave. and Fifth St.
Family trade catered to.  Will supply restaurants and steamers.
Cakes  and  Confectionery of all
Free Employment
For all kinds of help. Cooks, waiters, dishwashers, hotel porters, all
kinds of laborers or mechanics, call
up  178  or call  at the
Headquarters for Cooks and Waiters
Wholesale Dealers In
All   orders   promptly   tilled— see   ue
for prices.
PHONE 11(1 PHONE 11(1
The Time used is Pacific Standard, for the 120th Meridian west. It
Is counted from  0 to 24 hours, from midnight to midnight.
The Height Is In feet and tenths of a foot, above the Low Water datum
adopted for the Chart. The Harbor datum, as established by the Grand
Trunk   Pacific   Railway,  Is  one  foot lower.
Nol Ice Is hereby given that a sitting of the Court of Revision for the
Corporation of the City of Prince
Rupert, B. C, will be held In the
City Hall, Prince Rupert, B. C, on
Monday, June 5th, 1911, at 10
o'clock a. m. for the purpose of haer-
ing complaints against the Assessments as made for the year 1911.
Any person desiring to make com.
lilaint against the said Assessments
must give notice in writing, stating
cause of complaint to the Assessor,
at least ten days previous to the sitting of the said Court.
Dated at. Prince Rupert, B. C,
May  1st,  1911.
Friday, May 26, 1911.
prince Kupert journal
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Published twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from the office of
publication, Third Avenue, near
McBride Street.
Subscription rate to any point in
Canada, $2.00 a year; to points outside of Canada, $3.00 a year.
Advertising rates furnished on
Friday,  May 26,  1911.
The building up of a stable commercial centre in Prince Rupert necessitates the development of the
great empire which must be tributary to this place as a distributing
centre. The filling up of the farming section.-, the opening up of the
mining camps, the development of
the fishing banks and the exploitation of the many other related industries must all be considered in
connection with the building of a
city here. These are all woven together and the outlying sections are
just as essential to the welfare of
this place as the area embraced
within the bounds of the municipality.
Citizens must therefore never forget that the broadest spirit is necessary. They must be ready to lend
their aid to the whole of this northern district for all of it must enrich the city of Prince Rupert. The
people of the outlying sections must
learn to look to the business houses
of Prince Rupert to give them the
best of service. It is gratifying to
know that this exists. Local wholesale dealers have shown a readiness
to accommodate the merchants doing business here from outside
points in a way that means much to
these merchants. This has been in
evidence this spring with the opening up of the trade on the Skeena.
The storekeepers have found that by
dealing In Prince Rupert they have
profited far more than is represented alone by the saving in distance
They have found that during the
earlier weeks of navigation on the
river when all are so anxious to get
their freight through and when the
shipments mean so much, the local
wholesalers have personally inter
ested themselves in the movement of
the freight with good results.
As the spring opens up and the
representatives of the different
propositions which are to have their
headquarters in this part of the
province continue to arrive it becomes more and more evident that
this district is to be the home of
very diversified undertakings. Within the past week in addition to those
interested in the well-established
lines of mining there have been representatives of coal mining companies who have come to open up the
measures on the Queen Charlotte
Islands, those who are to drill for
petroleum on the islands, and those
who have in view the developing of
marble quarries on an island within
easy reach of the city and I hrough
which the irade will In the end pass.
There is room for the widest and
fullest development in this district.
It all means Ihe earlier establishment of permanent, business in the
city wiih he steadying effect which
must go with it. Prince Rupert is
not to be a one-industry city. It will
have a very wide variety of industries tributary to it either within
the bounds of the city or in the
area tributary to tho place. Such a
condition of affairs is one of the
best things that can come to a city.
It makes It a centre to be desired
by all moneyed Interests and steadies trade to a marked elegree.
The time is fast approaching when
the city of Prince Rupert will have
to take care of a large quota of tourists during the summer months.
The equable climate that prevails
here with all the attractions that go
with a trip into the new north is
going to make this place the summer home of thousands for months
at a time. It has become popular to
knock the climate of the city and
there will require to be a systematic
move to disabuse the popular idea in
this regard. The past two summers
following the opening up of the
townsite has convinced all who have
spent the summers here that in point
of climate the city of Prince Rupert
is well ahead of the city of Vancouver.
Within easy reach of the city are
most Interesting points, including
runs within full view of the glaciers
of Alaska. It will become the outfitting point for the big game hunters who are increasing in number
every year.
It does not require any particular
imagination for one to picture the
time in the very near future when
the harbor of Prince Rupert will be
crowded with yachts and pleasure
craft of all kinds which will be
needed to afford the visitors the opportunity to see all the attractive
water stretches within easy reach.
The beauties of the place have but
to be enhanced in small measure and
the attractions become known in order that the tourist trade may be
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GRAND FORKS—At the annual
meeting and election of officer of
the Grand Forks Conservative Association there was a large turnout of
members, and the president, F. II.
Hutton, occupied the chair. Hon.
R. L. Borden, Hon. Richard McBride,
Martin Burrell, M. P., and Ernest
Miller, M. P. P., were unanimously
elected honorary presidents of the
association. The other officers of
the association for the current year
are: President, F. H. Hutton; first
vice-president, E. Spraggett; second
vice-president, J. D. Campbell; secretary, Donald McCallum; treasurer,
Jeff Davis.
might be achieved through representations made to the local legislative
representatives than by a grand
jury's rdecommendations. His lordship dropped these remarks in the
court of his instructions to the grand
VANCOUVER — Beginning with
the next school term, following the
summer holidays, the public schools
of Vancouver will again have an official inspector, under the provincial
government. In the last provincial
estimates provision has been made
for the reinstatetnen tof the position,
both in this city and in Victoria.
Vancouver and Victoria formerly
had inspectors but with the growth
of the city nad the appointment of
school superintendents the work was
included in their department. Now,
with the still further growth of the
city and the schools, It is found
that an Inspector is again necessary.
The names of the appointees have
not yet been  announced.
VANCOUVER—An invitation has
been extended by the Dominion government to a representative group
of British newspaper men to visit
Canada during the coming summer.
They will visit the coast. It is the
intention of the government to give
the old country newspaper men a
right idea of the Dominion, and
bring them In contact with Canadians, and by this way obtain first
hand the Canadian point of view.
This trip should also mean much for
the development of a true Imperial
feeling. It i sexpected that the result of this trip will mean a crop of
articles appearing in August and
September, when British politics are
tranquil and when there is much
space to spare.
The advantages t<> he derived
from the fruit growing Industry is
something which ai present must appeal to residents of Prince Rupert,
In view of the prospects of the
Skeena Valley becoming one of the
greatest apple centres In the west.
It is acknowledged that the farther
nortli apples can be grown, the better the character of the fruit. This
is true of the fruit growing areas of
the east as well as of the west.
The Yakima Valley in Washington
has only come into prominence in
the past few years as a fruit producing district. Yet that valley now is
a source of immense wealth to the
state. The following press item indicates somewhat the revenue that Is
to be derived from a fruit section:
"Two thousand cars of apples will
be harvested in the Yakima Valley
this season, according to a statement
received by the Spokane Chamber of
Commerce from II. P. James, secretary of the Yakima Commercial Club
who compiled tbe figures from reports by growers and inspectors."
LYTTON—Three clergymen and
three laymen, bound for a simple
community life, with Qnesnell as
their centre, and from which, traveling in pairs, they will cover a circuit
of several hundred mi'es in Cariboo
and Chilcoten, with probably stations
at Barkerville, Soda Creek, Big
Creek, Fort George and 150 Mile
House, have started on their work.
They begin with tent life, will build
their own central home, cook their
own food and lake an active part
with the manual workers among
whom their lot is cast, meanwhile
teaching and spreading the Divine
Message. Canon Brooke, Incumbent
for more than a quarter of a century
of the beautiful Church of St. John
the Divine, Kensington S. W. Lon
don, is responsible for the mission
aries' advent in British Columbia,
and temporarily, for the stipend of
the rector-in-charge of St. John's
mission to he in Cariboo, the Rev.
Thursby Pelbain. St. Stephen's
Church, Kensington, has sent another clergyman and St. John's Church,
N'ewbery, Berks, yet another. Promises have been made, that, If carried
out, by the people of the districts
mentioned, will soon put the Cariboo
mission on a self-supporting basis.
Canon Brooke1, when out In Brilisb
Columbia some four years ago, saw
the great need of these isolated sections of Cariboo and Chilcole and
i learned with regret, that lack of
funds hud made it necessary for our
own diocese to withdraw workers al
ready there. He caught a vision of
greater opportunities of usefulness
and being, himself, beyond t.he three
score years of life, he has sent these
young, vjg-oroiia, enthusiastic men
to work out his desire for him under
the jurisdiction of the Right Rev
Bishop De Pencier.
the Spring Assizes for New Westminster opened, with Mr. Justice
Clement presiding, the feature was
the departure of his lordship from
established custom In this province
and in British practice In bis instruction lo the grand jury. Mr. Justice
Clement, In brief, informed the
grand jury that such a body's Inspection of jals, etc., was an archaic
duty that had outlived its usefulness and that much    better results
VICTORIA—R. Marpole, chief executive of the Canadian Pacific
Railway in the west, has returned
from Montreal with the information
that the Empress hotel is to be extended at once by the addition of a
new wing to be built on the foundations already laid at the southeast
corner of the building, to cost between $175,000 and $200,000
Mr. Marpole went east to discuss
the annual appropriations for the
year of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the west, with Sir Thomas
Shaughnessy, and the fact that a
considerable sum of money would be
spent here was foreshadowed by
William Whyte, first vice-president
of the system, while here. On the
floor adjoining the palm room, it
is proposed to have a banqueting
and a ballroom to accommodate 450
people. The plans of the addition,
including the new feature, provide
for six stories, containing 70 bedrooms and writing and reception
rooms, and when complete the hotel
will have an accommodation capacity
og 350 bedrooms. The architecture
will be the same as the present
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* direct from Europe;  and that
f   no house In Prince Rupert can
%   equal   them   for  quality.     No
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* In the Province.    We make a
* specialty  of
! Family Trade
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The British Columbia Company
DIRECTORS:—Reginald C. Brown, President; J. C. Maclure, Vice-
President; H. E. Marks, Managing Director; Capt. E. Nash, William
McNalr, R. A. Bevan, and F. C.  Williams, Secretary.      :-:      :-:
This Company acts as Executors, Administrators, Transferees and
Secretaries to Public Companies.   Commercial, Industrial and other
business propositions underwritten.    Issues  made on  the
London and New York Stock Exchanges.
Head Office for Canada, 208, 208, 210, 215 Carter-Cotton Building,
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VICTORIA—The law prohibiting
the admission of undesirable aliens
into Canada has had a new Interpretation put upon it hy the immigration officials, which if enforced
will make the Dominion a good place
for crooks who manage to make
their get-away. A good illustration
Of the manner in which this will
work out is offered by the case of
Frank Kroll, late an employee of the
city, who stole a quantity of household furniture which he disposed of,
and tied to Seattle with the proceeds
of his crime. Ho was arrested by
tbe Seattle police at the request of
the local police, who proceeded to
arrange for bis return. The immigration service here stepped in,
however, and declared that Kroll, as
an undesirable alien, will not be permitted to land on Canadian soil,
which has the effect of completely
blocking all chance of bringing Kroll
to trial. This Is the first time such
a construction has been put on the
regulations, and the police are asking if the ruling will be enforced In
all cases.
Almost   Anything   Was     Money     In
Canada Once—Expense in Eliminating American Silver
In a lecture at the Canadian Insti-
tue, Toronto, on "The History of
Canadian Metallic Currency," Prof.
Adam Shortt of the Civil Service
Commission, gave some interesting
information. Mr. J. B. Tyrell, president of the society, was In the chair.
Copper coinage, Prof. Shortt said,
was very meagre In Canada In 1S25,
and even brass buttons were recog-
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nized as tender. In fact so many
scraps of value were used as coppers that it became an intolerable
nuisance, and in 1830 a number of
Canadian banks issued copper bank
tokens. About this time $10,000 of
American five and ten-cent pieces
were brought into Canada, and this
no doubt helped to popularize the
American specie.
In 1830 and 1S37 the United
States introduced the gold dollar,
and issued shin plasters at 25, 20
and 10 cents, and even as low as two
In lower Canada at this time
French money was most commonly
uesd, while in Upper Canada English currency predominated. No Canadian silver money had been issued,
and money from all parts of the
world was freely circulated throughout the Dominion, so that now, the
speaker said, Canada is recognized
as the richest collection ground in
the world for old coins.
This mixture of the money of so
many different countries became objectionable, and an agitation was
started for the use of one kind. The
British Government advocated the
adoption of English money but Canada thought the American system
the best. This carried alarm In
England, as it was thought that the
adoption by Canada of the American
system would ultimately lead to annexation with the United States.
At last, through the efforts of Sir
Francis Hincks, one of the leading
Canadian statesmen of the day, the
British Government became convinced that the decimal system
would be suited for Canada, but desired to have British coins made in
small amounts instead of Canada
adoptln gthe American standard.
January 4, 1854, marks the day
when Canada received her first consignment of decimal coinage from
the British mint. It consisted of
,.100,000 in twenty-cent pieces, $75,-
000 in ten-cent pieces and $50,000 In
one-cent pieces. Some surprise was
expressed that no twenty-five cent
coin was issued, but the British shilling was Intended to take Its place,
and this required the shilling to be
somewhat overrated.
Great quantities of American silver money had been sent into Canada to bu supplleys for the Civil War
and In 1870 the Canadian    Govern-
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ment spent $118 000 in getting $5,-
000,000 of it returned to the States.
The making of the Canadian coins
became very profitable to the British
mint, and Canada was given a share
In the profits. At last, however, the
Canadian Government came to the
conclusion that it would pay Canada
lo have a mint of her own, and a
mine at Ottawa was established.
It was owing to the great profits
In making her own silver money
that Canada went to such an expense
to rid the country of American silver
in 1870.
Cable despatches show that Miss
Violet Pooley, of Victoria, daughter
of Hon. E. C. Pooley, formerly
speaker of the Legislature, has done
remarkably well in the British National Golf Tournament which has
been in progress this week at Port-
rush, Ireland. She successfully
fought her way Into the fifth round
and into the last sixteen players left
to compete for the trophy. This Is
a highly creditable achievement on
the occasion of Miss Pooley's first
attempt. She had to meet some of
the best lady players In the world,
and was only defeated by the redoubtable Miss Thompson.
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Skeena   Land   District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE that George
Rudge, of Port Simpson, occupation
marble worker, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase tlie following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 2 miles In a
southerly direction from mouth -of>
Union Bay and on south side of Bay;
thence south 20 chains; thence west
20 chains; thence north 20 chains to
shore; thence following shore In an
easterly direction to point of commencement, containing 40 acres
more or less.
Lionel Rudge, Agent.
Staked 11th May, 1911. 5-23
For Job Printing of all kinds see
The Journal man. Friday, May 26,  1911.
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May 20—8 a. m.
Skidegate — Clear; calm; sea
smooth;  Lillooet at Skidegate.
Triangle—Fog; wind southwest,
12 miles; barometer 29.54; temperature 40.
Ikeda—Overcast; calm; barometer 30.08; temperature 47; light
Estevan—Overcast; calm; barometer 29.82; temperature 51; sea
smooth; Tees In Friendly Cove at 8
a.  m.  due as Hesquist at 10 a. m.
Tatoosh—Cloudy; wind north, 12
miles; barometer 30.25; temperature 4G; out, Monteagle at 6:40
p. m.; in, Edith at 6:45 a. m.; out,
Caroline and Salem, towing, at 7:45
a. m.; in-bound out, steam dredge,
Lazo—Clear; calm; misty; barometer 30.14; temperature 61; sea
Point Grey—Clear;  calm;     hazy;
barometer 30.19; temperature 60.
May 20—Noon
Skidegate—Cloudy; calm; sea
Ikeda—Overcast; wind east; barometer 30.12; temperature 59;
light swell; sealing schooner Thomas
F. Bayard off Scudder Point northbound at 11:30 a. m.
Triangle—Foggy; wind west, 10
miles; barometer 29.56; temperature 44.
Estevan—Overcast; light northwest wind; barometer 29.83; temperature 50; sea smooth.
Tatoosh—Cloudy; wind southwest, IS miles; barometer 30.14;
temperature 45; in-bound out, four-
masted schooner; out George Washington, towing, at 8:30 a. m.; out,
Skipton Castle at 10 a. m.
Lazo—Clear; wind soeitheast; barometer 30.12; temperature 62; sea
Point Grey—Clear; wind south;
barometer 30.40;  temperature t>.i.
appears that nothing as yet has been
definitely settled as to any actual
points where the construction of war
ships for the new Canadian navy will
be undertaken. The only fact definitely known n this connection is
that all the firms which tendered on
the ships did so with the intention of
establishing plants on the Atlantic
Coast of Canada.
The new steamer Prince John, formerly the Amethyst, bought by the
Grand Trunk Pacific Company for
the northern coasting service, left
the Clyde on Saturday in command
of Captain M. A. Davis, who brought
out the steamer Prince Rupert for
the company from the yards of the
builders, at Newcastle-on-Tyne. It
is expected the Prince John will arrive in Victoria by way of the usual
coaling ports about the end of July.
The steamer will relieve the Prince
Albert on the Prince Rupert, Naas,
Stewart and Queen Charlotte Island
route, and the Prince Albert will be
placed in a regular freighting service
between Victoria, Vancouver and
Prince Rupert.
The Prince John was built last
year, by Messrs. Scott & Sons, of
Bowling, Eng., for Mr. W. Robertson. Her dimensions are: Length,
185 feet; beam, 29.6 feet; depth,
10.9 feet. The gross tonnage is 662
tons, and she has a net register of
446 tons. The new steamer is provided with passenger accommodation
and was equipped with wireless telegraphic apparatus before sailing.
Bound for a treasure hunt in
southern seas, the steam schooner
Eureka has sailed out of Los Angeles harbor with a picked crew of
sixteen men and Captain Burtis at
the helm. The announced destination of the vessel is Amapala, Honduras, but the men who make up
her crew- say that the helm is set
for the coast of Salvador. The sailors were picked for strength and
courage and those who admitted
they might be afraid of risking
their lives were excused from signing. They receive 20 per cent more
than the usual seamen's wage. The
vessel was outfitted by J. C. Mellon,
a Los Angeles capitalist, and two
Before leaving for London Hon.
L. P. Brodeur, minister of marine,
stated that there was a possibility of
Montreal being selected as the site
for the building of the ships for the
Canadian navy. "If," he said, "a responsible firm would establish there,
which would take on the building
of the necessary ships there could be
reason why they should not be
built in Montreal."
Montreal is to have a drydock,
with u lifting capacity of 25,000
tons. The cost of the dock will be
$3,500,000. The subsidy to be paid
to the contracting firm by the Dominion Government will be at the
rate of 3% per cent for 38 years.
The contract for building the dry-
dock has been awarded to Messrs.
Vickers Son & Maxim.
From Mr. Brodeur's statements it
The launch Christine, a 15-horse-
power gasoline craft, with five tons
of provisions, mostly vegetables and
fruit, was wrecked in the Thirty-
mile River, on Thursday, the 11th,
the two men who owned and manned
her, J. J. Hovd, and Fred F. Hess,
both of Tacoma, Wash., barely escaping with their lives.
The boat was sidewise In the current when her keel struck a rock,
the water being very low, and being
top-heavy with cargo, she upset and
sank. The men escaped by swimming to the shore and later managed
to rescue a small portion of the
cargo, selling the salvage for $100
to some wood cutter on the river and
coming back to this place. Heartsick and discouraged, the unfortunate men have left for their homes In
Taooma. The boat and cargo were
both shipped to this place from
oma a niedldveer cmfw v?withggd
Tacoma and, delivered in the north,
were worth between $3,000 and
The Grand Trunk Pacific freight
steamer Henriette, Captain Buck-
holtz, reached port last evening from
the south with a full cargo. About
half of it is for Foley, Welch and
Stewart. The captain reports good
weather all the way north.
Four  Chiefs  from  British  Columbia
Coast Cities Have Left for London to See Ceremony
Four Indian chiefs representing
the natives of the province left Vancouver a few days ago for the east
They will stop at Ottawa for a few
days, and then go to London for the
Their departure was the scene of
a turnout of several of the local Indians, dressed in fine feathered uniforms, and painted and decorated in
wonderful fashion. The affair took
somewhat the form of a triumphal
procession. The chosen four are
Chief Mathias, son of the late Chief
Joe Capilano, who went on a similar
trip some five years ago. Chief
Charlie Tsilpaymilt, from Cowichan,
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The world welcomes the
well-dressed man. It challenges the other fellow. Life
is too short to arouse prejudice just for tlie sake of fighting it down — don't. Start
right—in 20th Century Brand
Clothes. They are above criticism always. They make a
man feel his own worth—give
him ease, spirit, confidence.
They impress others.
Sloan & Company
% 6th Street
Double Weekly Service
Sails for Stewart, Sundays, 8 a. m.
Sails for Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle
Mondays and Fridays at 8 a. m.
S. S. "PRINCE ALBERT" for Port Simpson,   Naas   Kiver   Points,
Massett, Naden Hrrbor, every Wednesday, 1:00 p. m.
and for
Refuge Bay, Skidegate, Queen Charlotte City, Lockeport, Pa-
cofi, Jedway, Ikeda Bay, Rose Harbor and return    via Queen
Charlotte City, e/evy Saturday, 1:00 p. m.
THE GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY  SYSTEM,   connecting   with
trains from the Pacific Coast, operates a frequent and convenient
service of luxurious trains over Its DOUBLE TRACK route between
Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec,   Halifux,     Portland,     Boston,
New York and Philadelphia.
Information and  tickets obtainable from the office hereunder
mentioned. Trans-Atlantic steamship bookings by all lines arranged
Freight and Pasenger Agent, G. T. P. Wharf.
IS ..
11    1-2-3-4-5-6
11 9-10
12  22
13 21-22
18  1-2
19 15-16
20 19-20
34 36-37-38
34    42
27    9-10
27 42-43
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representative of the Vancouver Island Indians is another member of
the party., Chief Charlie, who is
making his second trip, is reported
to be 80 years old, but certainly
doesn't look it, being still an active
Tbe delegate of the Northern Indians is chief Alfred Wildllah of
Kitselas, and he represents the first
inhabitants from Skeena to the Circle. Simon C. Pierre, one of the interpreters for the Indian department, is the fourth of the party. He
hails from Port Hammond, and he
goes with the authority of the Fraser River Indians.
Before leaving, about a hundred
of the Indians attended a memorial
service at the late Chief Joe Capi-
Iano's tomb, which was opened for
the first and last time by his son,
Chief Mathias. Several of the departed leader's relatives were in the
throng which filed slowly in and out
of the sepulchre, amid piteous and
weird wailings from the women folk.
Many of the men eulogized the late
chief and bade his successor be of
strong heart and urged li'm to follow in the footsteps of his worthy
produced where he, as Sir Donald
Smith, fixed the last spike completing the first transcontinental railway."
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Montreal   will   spend     $2,000,000
this year in park improvements.
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given
that, under the authority contained
In section 131 of the "Land Act," a
regulation has been approved by the
Lieutenant-Governor in Council fixing the minimum sale prices of first
and second-class lands at $10 and $5
per acre, respectively.
This regulation further provides
that the prices fixed therein shall
apply to all lands with respect to
which the application to purchase Is
given favourable consideration after
this date, notwithstanding the date
of such application or any delay that
may have occurred In the consideration of the same.
Further notice Is hereby given
that all persons who have pending
applications to purchase lands under
the provisions of sections 34 or 36
of the "Land Act" and who are not
willing to complete such purchases
under the prices fixed by the aforesaid regulation shall be at liberty to
withdraw such applications and receive a refund of tbe moneys deposited on account of such applications.
Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C, April 3rd, 1911.
At tile Festival of Empire in London,
Scenes Connected with the Rising May Be Put on
Although the announcement has
not yet been made public, I am able
to state that the request will shortly
be made through the Canadian committee of the Festival of Empire, for
tlie participation in the festival of
that fine body of veterans who
helped to quell the Riel regelllon in
1885, says a  London  correspondent.
"The roll call of that gallant band
has sadly diminished," said the Canadian member of the committee,
who suggested the Idea, "but the
surviving members of those vigorous
fighters from six provinces will make
a fairly strong muster, if we can Induce them to come. Of course their
positions are now far different from
that In the days of Louis Rlel; then
they were ranchers, now many of
them are captains of Industrial armies, and others are prominent In
the political and financial world. The
Canadian regiments who fought the
campaign were the Winnipeg Rifles,
Winnipeg Light Infantry, Queen's
Own Rifles, Montreal Garrison Artillery, Montreal Royal Carbineers,
the Mldlanders, Royal Grenadiers,
York and Slmcoe Battalion, London
Fusileers, Quebec Voltigeurs, Halifax Fusiliers and the Royal Northwest Mounted Police.
"One of the really remarkable
things about the festival is the willingness of prominent Canadians to
take active part in the Canadian
scenes. Our appeal for help Ip this
respect has elicited a magnificent
response and many men prominent
in public life and women of the
proudest Canadian families will depict to a world-wide British audience the hardships suffered by the
United Empire loyalists over two
hundred years ago. It Is expected
that Lord Strathcona will oonsent to
figure In a scene which will be re-
Let us tell you all about the cheap
to all Towns and Cities In Eastern
Canada and United States
The Great Northern
Choice of Return Route
Tickets to the Old Country by all
Lines. Take any Steamer from
Prince Rupert.
Phone 110 Second Ave
Prince Rupert, B.C.
B. C. Coast S. S. Service
Prince Rupert
To WINNIPEG  and return.. $92.00
"  ST.  PAUL      " "     . . 92.00
"  CHICAGO       " "     . . 104.50
"  TORONTO     " "     . . 119.10
"  MONTREAL " "     , . 124.50
"   NEW YORK " "     . . 131.50
For  full  information  call  on,  or
J. G. McNAB,
General  Agent
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given
that, under the authority contained
in section 131 of the "Land Act," a
regulation was approved by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council fixing
the minimum sale prices of first and
second-class lands at $10 and $5
per acre respectively.
This regulation further provided
that the prices fixed therein should
apply to all lands with respect to
which the applications to purchase
were given favourable consideration
after the date of said regulation,
namely, April 3,  1911.
Further notice is now given that
by virtue of a regulation approved by
the Lieutenant-Governor in Council
on the 10th of May, 1911, that the
regulation dated 3rd April, 1911, be
held not to apply to applications to
purohase vacant Crown lands which
were received by the Assistant Commissioners of Lands on or before the
said April 3rd, 1911, and with respect to which the required deposit
of fifty cents per acre had been re-
celved by said Commossloners on or
before the said April 3rd, 1911.
Deputy Minister of Lands,
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C, 16th of May, 1911.
Tenders will be received by the
undersigned up to Thursday, June
1st, 1911, at five o'clock in the afternoon for the purchase of Lot 541,
Range 5, Coast District, situated in
the vicinity of the City of Prince Rupert and containing 19.7 acres.
An upset price of one hundred
dollars per acre has been fixed upon
the lands embraced in said lot.
Each tender must be enclosed in
an envelope securely sealed and
marked "Tender for Lot 541, Range
5, Coast District," and must be accompanied by an accepted cheque
for twenty-five per cent of the
amount set out in such tender.
Payment for the lot will be accepted in instalments, one-quarter
cash and the balance In three equal
annual payments with interest on
deferred payments at the rate of six
per cent per annum.
The cheques of all unsuccessful
tenderers will be returned to them
The highest or any tender will
not necessarily be accepted.
Field Notes of the survey of the
said Lot 541, Range 5, Coast District, may be seen at the office of
the undersigned.
No commissions of any kind will
be allowed.
j. h. Mcmullen,
Government Agent.
Government Agent's Office,
Prince Rupert,  B.  C,
April 27th, 1911. 6-1
Police Station, Naas River.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Police Station, Naas
River," will be reeeivjd by the Hon.
the Minister of Public Works up to
noon of Monday, the 5th day of
June, 1911, for the erection and
completion of a timber-framed police
station at Naas River, in the Skeena
Electoral District.
Plans, specifications, contract, and
forms of tender may be seen on and
afier the 16th day of May, 1911, at
the offices of the Government Agent,
Prince Rupert; C. P. Hickman, Esq.,
Provincial Constable, Naas Harbour;
and the Department of Public
Works,  Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque or
certificate of deposit on a chartered
bank of Canada, made payable to the
Hon. the Minister of Public Work3,
for tbe sum of $150, which shall be
forfeited If the party tendering decline to enter into contract when
called upon to do so, or if he fall
to complete the work contracted for.
The cheques or certificates of deposit
of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the execution
of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature of
the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
Public  Works  Engineer.
Public  Works  Department,
Victoria, B. C, 10th May, 1911.
In the Matter cf Chapter 115, "Navigable  Waters   Protection  Act,"
R. S. C, 190t>.
NOTICE is hereby given that
drawings and description of the site
of a proposed wharf at Prince Rupert, B. C, have been deposited
with the Minister of Public Works,
Ottawa, and duplicates thereof with
the Registrar of Deeds at Prince
Rupert, B. C, and that thirty days
after date the Honourable the Minister of Public Works and the Government of British Columbia will
apply to the Governor-General la
Council for approval thereof.
Public Works Engineer.
Department of Public Works,
Victoria, B. C, 5th April, 1911.
Notice is hereby given the the
reserve existing by reason of the
notice published in the British Columbia Gazette of the 27th December, 1907, over lands on Graham Island, formerly covered by Timber
Licences Nos. Nos. 37055, 37056 and
37057, which expired on the Oth day
of November, 1909, and the lands
embraced within Timber Licence No.
37059, which expired on the 25th
day of January, 1909, Is cancelled,
and that the said lands will be open
for pre-emption only under the provisions of Section 7 of the "Land
Act" after midnight on June 16th,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria,  B.  C,
9th March, 1911.
In the matter of an application for
the issue of a duplicate of the Certificate of Title for Part (N. 25
Acres) of the S. E. part of Section
16, Township 1, Range 5, Coast District:
Notice is hereby given that It Is
my Intention to issue at the expiration of one month after the first
publication hereof a duplicate of the
Certificate of Title to the above
mentioned lands In the name of
John Flewin, which Certificate was
issued on tbe 21st day of November, |
1906, and is numbered 284.
Dist.  Regr.
Land   Registry  Office,
Prince Rupert,  B. C,
May  Gth,   1911. 5-0—6-2
NOTICE is hereby given that all
vacant Crown lands not already under reserve, situated within the
boundaries of the Land Recording
Districts of Cariboo and Lillooet,
and the Kamloops Division of Yale
Land Recording District, are reserved from any alienation under
the "Land Act" except by pre-erup-
Deputy  Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C, April 3rd, 1911.
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
reserve of a parcel of land situated
on Graham Island, notice of which
appeared in the British Columbia
Gazette on the 25th of February,
1909, being dated 23rd February,
1909, is cancelled to permit of the
lands being acquired by pre-emption
only and  for no other purpose
Deputy  Minister  of  Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C, April 5th, 1911.
The qualifying examinations for
Third-class Clerks, Junior Clerks,
and Stenographers will be held at
the following places, commencing on
Monday the 3rd July next:—Armstrong, Chilliwack, Cumberland,
Golden, Grand Forks, Kamloops,
Kaslo, Kelowna, Ladysmith, Nanalmo, Nelson, New Westminster, North
Vancouver, Peachland, Revelstoke,
Rossland, Salmon Arm, Summer-
land, Vancouver, Vernon and Victo-i
Candidates must be British subjects between the ages of 21 and
30, if for Third-class Clerks; and
between 16 and 21, If for Junior
Clerks or Stenographers.
Applications will not be accepted
if received later than the 15tb June
Further information, together
with application forms, may be obtained from the undersigned.
Registrar, Public Service.
Victoria, B. C, 27th April, 1911.
.Mission Poini below mouth Ilulkloy
charter t'> operate et terry over the
Skeena River al Mission Polnl below
mouth Heilkley River will lee received
by the Hon, tbe Minister of Public
Works   up   tO   lleiiell    eel'   'I'm--(III\ .    Ml-'
30th day  of  May,.   1911,
Applicants musl state the kind
and size of vessel it is proposed to
use, the method of operating, and
the tolls which It Is proposed to b>vy
for the carriage of passengers,
horses, vehicles, cattle, etc.
Public Works Engineer,
Department of Public Works,
Victoria, It. C, Oth May, 1911.
EVERY COMPANY receiving deposits of money or carrying on business In the Province of British Columbia a* a Trust Company, as de-
flnod in the "Trust Companies Regulation Act, 1911," Is requested to
furnish particulars as to the corporate name of the company, and the
name and address of Its managing
director to the Inspector of Trust
Companies, Victoria, In order to receive a supply of forms to be used
in making the return as provided In
Bectlon 4 of said Act.
Inspector of Trust Companies.
Friday, May 26,  1911.
Portugal in Difficulties
Portugal   has  finished    with    its
historic monarchical system,    li wa
tired of it, anil of the political ways
which had come te> encrusl It, as barnacles  gather   on   the  hulk     eif    a
stranded ship.    King    Carlos    was a
strong man.  little in  touch  with  his
people.     His  eldest  son,  the  Crown
Prince, was a young man of courage
ami  high   personal  sifts,  who    had
boon carefully trained for tho king-
Niey  wore both, in a  day. to
the  '..     oi   .       Portugal     ami    the
1,   swept   violently   from    their
• - ,      ower into the cold
:..-,-     Lisbon     church
-   -.  .■ - dead Braganzas rest.
: e boy, who had
I he  kingly of-
..-; .:   suddenly   flung
s thai his mother,
Q   :■- -.,>    must   be—the
....-   throne.     Every-
ngly of her cour-
.,:     :>.  and  perhaps    less
her     narrowness   of
A woman in authority   has  to  depend  largely   on   those
about  her;   she  cannot,  even  if  she
wanted, break through  the    golden
ring of courtiers.    That gives    well-
organized  forces their    chance,    as
against  the scattered public opinion
of a people, and the church and the
priests got an undue hand of favors.
The iron rule of Senhor Franca, who
is now in retreat in Spain, also left
its dent on public opinion, and so the
gulf  between   tho  royal     house     of
Braganza and  Portugal widened until they simply fell away from each
"Everybody wanted the republic,
and it. came," said an onlooking authority; "the Braganzas simply toppled over like a wornout house of
cards. The hour of full ripeness
arrived,'and it disappeared; in fact,
almost ran away. There was no
great, active force behind the revolution, I mean no organization worth
talking about—just this ripeness of
which I have spoken. It succeeded
in itself, because there was nobody
to say nay. Now, if Dom Carlos had
been alive, or if there had been a
bold descent of the monarchists from
the north, the republic would probably not have come into being.
Young King Manuel could give no
lead to his cause, his uncle, Dom
Alfonso, succeeded in giving none,
and ladies, royal or not, are pretty
helpless when guns begin to shoot.
Yes, a grown-up strong king or a
strong lead, and the Braganzas
might still be In their palaces at
Lisbon. One man alone, Pavia Cou-
eeiro, who, please note, is English
on his mother's side, made a royal
.-land for the royal house, and today,
an exile in Spain, he has the respect
of all Portugal for his courage. If
he were to lead an counter revolt
one clay there might be trouble, be-
cause he stands for courage and
character, and because, as always
happens, shortcomings have accumulated against the government in office. But he is loo patriotic a Portuguese to engineer trouble for his
country, even if he does not agree
with events."
The Boy King
It comes to this that, overwhelmingly, the Portuguese, who are a
democratic people by instint and
usage, have accepted the republican
system of government, and that even
the dissentients are disposed to acquiesce, if affairs go well—acquiesce
assuredly to the extent of not calling
back the Braganzas.
"Apparently," a very capable and
Intimate observer said, "the situation Is going to resolve itself Into a
financial problem. Continued bad
weather has spoiled the prospects of
the vintage and of the wheat harvest, two of the main standbys of
Portugal. The financial situation
was sufficiently Involved without
this, as the expenses of the country
under ihe new order of government
have Increased rather than decreased, while the sources of revenue, us compared with previous
years, have not Increased. There Is
no doubt that a great deal of dissatisfaction with the government exists,
owing to the continuation of what
In effect, is a dictatorship and the
delay In holding th,. elections, which
are now fixed for May 28. It is t.o
be feared that when they do take
place they will he no freer, from tlie
people's point of view, than elections
held under tin- monarchy were. It
is impossible, with the treason decree, for any monarchist to make
any sort of propaganda In support or
his views and candidature. He can
onl ystand as an Independent candidate, which means the elimination
from the contest of the monarchical
Idea altogether. So far as one can
make out, the aim of the existing
government   is  to crush  all   opposi
tion, and that makes it, in essence,
an absolute despotism. It won i
have anything against its views, and
a groat many monarchists have left
the country. The government has
not. 1 judge, been afraid of their
conspiring against the republic, but
has wished to remove their influence
from the country during the elections In the majority of instances
they have not actually been expelled,
but they have been told that if they
remained in Portugal the authorities
eeeulel not be responsible for their
safety. This, of course, has resulted
in tlfb withdrawal of a good deal of
money from iho country, and thai is
being felt ley the shopkecping
The Monarchist Position
"As to the prospects of a counter
revolution," this English observer of
men and affairs in the new Portugal, went on, "I think it quite possible that something may be attempted, Tho monarchists have
money behind them, but it is more
difficult f.or them to organize or
combine. Unless the bulk of the
army is prepared to join them—at
any rate, the artillery—their chance
of success is poor. Coming to another point it should be said that
the feeling of the Republican government towards Great Britain is
very friendly. It is an earnest of
this that preliminary steps are being
taken 'o negotiate a new commercial
treaty between the two countries, a
thing which is badly needed. As
may be remembered the old treaty
of 1842 was denounced by Portugal
a number of years ago when England issued an ultimatum in reference to a matter of serious difference in Africa; denounced by an
angry Portugal, which today, as a
republic, is wishful of a new commercial treaty, to fill the vacant
place. Also it is significant of the
relationship between English and
Portuguese interests that in Portugal steps are being taken for the establishment of a British Chamber of
Commerce. Those particular evidences of Anglo-Portuguese good will
and mutual interest are both acceptable and hopeful and on the subject
of the larger outlook I have only a
single word to add. Should the
present regime in Portugal fail, owing to its difficulties of finance, such
might result in some form of inter-
national intervention, which, from
the British point of view, is Io be
deprecated as likely to lead to European complications of a rather serious nature."
This particular summing up of the
situation in Portugal is given for its
conciseness and grip. The truth is
that a vague uncertainty, approaching almost anxiety, exists in Portugal. Something is going to happen!
Something is actually happening!
Certainly something must happen
one day before long. The average
man and woman is in a state of exclamation, yet the exclamation lis
not uttered out aloud in public
places. There is constraint, affairs
have not found a stable resting
place, the political welkin trembles
a litte. Outwardly busy Oporto and
beautiful Lisbon are as peaceful and
settled as you like. A warship lies
near the mouth of the Douro, but
the government only sent it to greet
the loyal citizens of Oporto! The
Avenida da Liberdale of Lisbon is
alive of an afternoon with folk taking the sun and air, with carriages
and an occasional motor car. On
her historic hills Lisbon sits smiling
as she has smiled since the Romans
and the Moors were there. Peace,
perfect peace, peace and the beauty
of early summer sits enthroned, but
on the English steamer you see
charming Portuguese people who are
going to England because it is such
a change, you know—and for the
Coronation! Yes, the omens are
whispering behind the daylight in
Portugal! whispering that no man—
not even Women, with their further-
flung instinct—can take the precise
measure of the hour and the day.
No Millenium Yet
Perhaps all this was inevitable
where you have a swift passage—
revolution on velvet as it was—from
a monarchy, ancient and proud, to a
democracy which has ripened beside
ind outside that monarchy. The
millenium was to come with a republic, and it still hesitates to possess
the banks of the Tagus. There were
promises—and they have been getting home to roost. "Baca !iau," the
dried cod fish, which is a staple diet
In poorer Portugal, was to be cheaper. It is fished for in the seas of
"Norroway over the faem," and elsewhere by the hardy Portuguese fishermen, but It has not. yet fallen in
price. Are wine and bread cheaper?
You cannot work miracles in a brief
six months, but a simple people ask
Appeals to people of discriminating taste because of
its superb Quality and Purity—no matter if you
drink it in Canada or in its St. Louis home town—
it always has the same snappy flavor—its in a class by
Bottled only at the
Anheuser-Busch Brewery
why you cannot. "All, yes," said
Portuguese women, "some of our
husbands may die in bringing the
glorious revolution, but those of us
left widows will at least have pensions as large as our husband's earnings were." The working week In
Portugal has been shortened, shortened, rightly shortened, by law to
six days, for does the Bible, which
is the first and last teacher of political economy, not declare, "Six days
shalt thou labor?" Still, the simple
Portuguese worker is beginning to
say, "Yes, but I am making much
less, and it costs me no less to support my wife and family. W have a
Sunday rest, which formerly we
hadn't, but how to make ends
meet?" I heard of a sailor man of
the navy who harangued an audience in one of Lisbon's squares, saying, "I was to get better pay when
the republic came. The republic
has been here for months, but no
better pay. What of that?"
Expectation, Realization
Performance is knocking at the
republican door, demanding that all
promises made, or fancied by a plain
folk to have been made, shall be redeemed In hard fact—yea, in meat
and drink. Time is needed for progress, even in the little things of a
nation; time, understanding, forbearance and co-operation. There
was the extravagance of a monarchy
to support, and the repjublic would
get rid of that. Now, ministers ride
in the royal motor cars, as why
should they not, because to busy
men that means a gaining of time.
The holdin gof more than one public-
office by a man was to be abolished,
but lo and behold, the salary attached to the average Portuguese
public office is so small that it
won't keep a capable man in being,
and the capable men must be continued anyhow if the machine of
state is going lo work satisfactorily.
Portugal is a study in anticipation
and realization, with an entirely
honest, well-meaning government
struggling to reconcile the two.
Everybody says the republican cabinet is well-meaning, correct in its
ways and means, but nearly everybody adds that its task is positively
gigantic. Can it solve that task—
solve it in time?
Proposals  Made  by  the  Minister  of
Railways for Increasing
George P. Graham has introduced
a resolution providing for the extension of the Intercolonial Railway
system by lease under the terms of
the recent legislation of thirteen
lines of railway In the maritime
provinces which become branch lines
of the I. C. R., and in consequence
a part of the government system.
The railways it Is proposed to lease
are the Valery property of the Arcadia Coal Company, Limited, extending from New Glasgow to Thoburii,
N. S.
The Oriental Railway, extending
from Matapadia to Paspediac.
The Hampton and St. Martin's
Railway, extending from Hamilton
to St. Martin's.
The A'bert Railway, extending
from Salisbury to Albert.
The Moncton and Buctouche Railway, extending from Moncton to Bo-
The Carquett Railway and Ihe
Gulf Shore Railway, together extending from Bathurst to Arcadia.
The York and Carleton Railway,
extending  from  Cross  Creek.
The Intercolonial Railway, extending from Campbellton to the St.
John Valley at St. Leonard.
The Temiscouata Railway, extending from Point Tupper to St.
Peters, a distance of about thirty
The Temiscouata Railway, extending from River du Loup to Connors.
The New Brunswick and Prince
Edward Island railway, extending
from Sackville Junction to Cape Tor-
The Elgin and Havelock Railway,
extending from Elgin to Havelock.
The Kent Northern Railway, extending from Kent Junction to Rich-
The railways are to be leased
upon terms and conditions to be approved by the government railways
managing board, the value of the
railways to be fixed by the judge of
the exchequer court, based upon the
report ofthe chief engineer of the
government system of railways. The
amount of the rental to be paid will
not exceed for the first five years of
the lease three per cent of the value
fixed; for second five years three
and one-half per cent, and thereafter
four per cent. The resolution does
not. bind the government to lease
railways, but makes provision for so
TAKE NOTICE that I, Austin M
Brown, of the City of rt'ince Rupert
B. C, Retail Merchant, intend to apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the -aid City of Prince
Rupert at their first meeting held
after thirty days fr-iin tho first publication of this notice, for a bottle
license to sell intoxicating liquors by
retail under the provisions of the
Statutes in that behalf and the Bylaws of the City of Prince Rupert
and any amendments thereto, for my
store premises situated on Lot forty
(40) in Block seven (7) of Section
one (1) Prince Rupert and being on
Second Avenue in the said City of
Prince Rupert.
And I hereby agree that in case a
license is granted pursuant to this
application that no Asiatic shall be
employed or be permitted to be upon
said premises other thrn in the capacity of a guest or customer nor
shall Asiatics be employed off said
premises to do any work to be used
in or in any way connected with said
premises and I hereby agree that I
shall accept said license subject to
this Agreement and that any breach
of this Agreement shall render me
liable to the penalties provided for
in the Prince Rupert Liquor License
My postoffice address is Second
Avenue, Prince Rupert, B. C.
1 am the owner of the premises
proposed  to be licensed.
Dated at Prince Rupert tnis 11th
day of May, 1911.
Granby Company Likely to Take up
Option on Property, Which
Shows up Well
The following is fro mthe current
issue of the Canadian Mining Journal:
Asked ooncerning the Hidden
Creek Mine, Mr. Sylvester stated the
development work continues with
gratifying results and it is altogether probable that the Granby will
exercise its option which expires in
the course of a few months. The
Granby is also looking for the development of a valuable producer In
the claims recently bonded on Copper Mountain, at Chesaw, which are
now being explored with a diamond
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. E. Gil-
more, intend to apply at the next
sitting of the Board of License Commissioners to be held on the 14th
day of June, next, for a transfer of
the license issued to me for the Premier Hotel, situate on the G. T. P.
Resenc In the City of Prince Rupert, to Fi 1 W. Hemming, of Prince
Rupert, B. i.
6-13 J.  E.  GILMORE.
A book is kept in the City Clerk's
Office in which to enter the names
and addresses, etc. of citizens of
Prince Rupert desiring employment
on City work. All desiring employment should register at once.
City Clerk.
drill. The ore is largely copper and
iron and the property will be convenient to the company's smelter.
A father reoustrated with his son,
an Oxford undergraduate, for wasting his time in writing for local
papers, and cited Dr. Johnson for
saying that a man who except for
money was a fool.
The son wrote back immediately:
'I  shall  follow  Dr.  Johnson's advice,  and write for money.    Please
send me twenty pounds."
I, Edward James Maynard, of the
City of Prince Rupert, in the Province of Britisii Columbia, Liquor
Dealer, hereby apply to the Board of
Licence Commissioners for the said
City of Prince Rupert for a Bottle
licence to sell intoxicating liquors
under the provisions of the Statutes
in that behalf and the by-laws of the
City of Prince Rupert, and any
amendments thereto, for the premises known and described as Lot 29,
Block 11 Section 5, to commence on
the  15th  day  of June,  1911.
And I hereby agree that in case
a licence is granted pursuant to this
application that no Asiatic shall be
employed, or be permitted to be
upon said premises, other than in
the capacity of a guest or customer,
nor shall Asiatics be employed off
said premises to do any work to be
used in or in any way connected
with said premises, and I i hereby
agree that I shall accept said' licence
subject to this agreement, and that
any breach of this agreement shall
render me liable to all the penalties
provided for in Section 19 of the
Prince Rupert Liquor Licence Bylaw,  1910.
My postoffice address Is Prince
i.upert,  B.  C.
The name and address of the owner of the premises proposed to be
licenced is C. D. Rand, Vancouver,
B. C.
Dated at Prince Rupert this  4th
day of May, 1911.
6-16 E. J. MAYNARD.
I, J. Arthur Smith, of the City
of Prince Rupert, in the Province of
British Columbia, Contractor, hereby
apply to the Board of Licence Commissioners for the said City of
Prince Rupert for a Bottle licence to
sell intoxicating liquors under the
provisions of tbe Statutes in that behalf and the by-laws of the City of
Prince Rupert, and any amendments
thereto, for the premises known and
described as Lot 2, Block 34, Section
1 to commence on the 15th day of
June, 1911.
And I hereby agree that in case a
licence is granted pursuant to this
application that no Asiatic shall be
employed, or be permitted to be
upon said premises, other than in
the capacity of a guest or customer,
nor shall Asiatics be employed off
said premises to do any work to be
used in or in any way connected
with said premises, and I hereby
agree that I shall accept said licence
subject to this agreement, and that
any breach of this agreement shall
render me liable to all the penalties
provided for In Section 19 of tha
Prince Rupert Liquor Licence Bylaw,  1910.
My postoffice address Is Prince
Rupert, B. C.
The name and address of the owner of the premises proposed to be
licenced is J. Arthur Smith, Prince
Rupert, B. C.
Dated at Prince Rupert, this 4th
day of May, 1911.
The Journal (twice a week), only
S2.00 a year. Friday, May 26,  1911.
Very Active Steps to be Taken in the
Northern Interior to Open
Up Nines.
Considerable Money Is to Be Spent
There This Season by Interested Company
The announcement of plans by the
British Columbia. Anthracite Coal
Company for the development of
their vast coal measures at Groundhog Mountain, on the upper Skeena,
is a complete surprise to even those
who were expecting a summer of
great activity, says the Omineca Herald. No less than $100,000 will be
spent by this company this year.
Fifty thousand dollars is to go toward proving the worth and extent
of the coal seams and the balance In
railway surveys and exploratory-
work. The company owns the charter for the Naas and Skeena Rivers
Railway Company, granted at the
last session of the legislative assembly, and three survey parties are to
take the field about June.
A pack train of about sixty or
seventy anomals will be kept busy
packing supplies from Hazelton,
which will be the outfitting point for
all operations except the one survey
part ywhich will work inland from
a point in. the vicinity of the mouth
of Naas River.
Leon Benoit, of Winnipeg, is the
moving spirit in this new and vast
enterprise and will be remembered
by most local people through his
viBit here last summer.
The expenditure of this huge sum
this year and other huge sums for
several years to come, for all of
which this will be the outfitting
point, means much in itself, but little as compared with the great
quickening it will give the country
of the upper Skeena, where It is now
a foregone conclusion a railway is
shortly to be built.
R. C. Campbell-Johnson, mining
engineer for the company, will arrive in Hazelton in a short time to
spent the summer in the coal fields.
He investigated the properties in the
first instance for the holders.
Manager   of    Syndicate   Conducting
Operations ill the Nortli Tells
of Conditions
H. E. Bodine, manager for a syndicate which has been conducting
operations in the pracer country on
Omineca River for two years, was in
town this week and gave the following interesting account of the progress of work to date, says the Omineca  Herald.
"We have drilled sufficient holes
to warrant putting in one dredge.
This season will finish the drilling
of the upper part of Silver Creek.
Then we will drill on the south
fork where we have two miles of
leases on Silver Creek and Dream
Creek. We will also drill on Tom
Creek for the purpose of ascertaining the whereabouts of a channel
running into the hill at the Tom
Creek cabin where work was left off
by James J. May, in view of installing a hydraulic plant.
"Last year we drilled on Kenny
Creek from the first lake down to
its confluence with Silver Creek
and found an encouraging prospect
down to the depth -of sixty-two feet.
We have drilled one mile of Silver
Creek, including the south fork,
which proved to have enough values
to warrant dredging operations
when transportation facilities are
more favorable.
••Under present conditions — we
are using an Empire drill which
gives excellent results—we are removing all element of chance from
the results obtained. Just so much
core is taken out and there is no
chance for water to wash additional
values Into the core and there is no
chance for any value to get away.
It is a straight business proposition.
When we are through drilling a
block of ground we know the depth
of gravel and what it contains. We
also know what It will cost to work
the  ground.
"Although favorable propositions
have been uncovered on Silver Creek
by drilling, it is not a poor man's
proposition. It requires plenty of
capital as the ground now being
drilled is proving deeper than was
expected by the old-time prospectors,
so there is no encouragement, for a
poor man to come into the country."
Mr. Bodine and his party came up
the river last March, bringing the
core drill and outfit by dog team.
One drill was taken in last year by
way of Stuart Lake, but consldera-
Expert Passes Upon the Specimens Found
in British Columbia
He     Anticipates   a   Decided     Rush
When the Full Value Is Realized  by Miners
"The Canadian diamond has been
tested by the greatest gem experts
in the world and pronounced equal
in quality to the famous product of
South Africa," says R. A. A. Johnston, mineralogist and curator of
the geological survey, at Ottawa.
In January last diamonds were discovered in the Olivene Mountains, in
cue Tulameen country. This was the
first discovery of the kind made in
Canada, and Mr. Johnston noturally
became greatly interested, and sent
for specimens of the glittering gems.
The discovery soon became noised
about, and other mineralogists in
various parts of the world also became Interested.
Among those in whom the discovery awakened a keen interest
was Dr. Kunz, the Tiffany gem expert and one of the foremost American authorities on precious stones.
He wrote Mr. Johnston from New
York and asked him to send specimens of the British Columbia diamonds for the purpose of having
them tested. Instead of sending
specimens, Mr. Johnston went to
New York himself and took a
quantity of the gems with him.
"Dr. Kunz and others were greatly surprised at the beauty of the
Canadian diamond, and they are
now enthusiastically singing its
praises," says the Ottawa expert.
"Dr. Kunz made tests with radium
in a dark room. The Canadian diamond was placea alongside the
South African product and showed
itself to be its equal.    It phospore-
ble difficulty was    encountered    in
getting to the property.
Several outfits are operating in
the old placer fields of Omineca
River and its creeks, and there is
every indication of a great revival
of placer mining when once machinery can be brought in to replace
hand labor and make low grade
ground and deep gravel pay.
scced the same as any well ordered
diamond  should.
"This particular occurrence is regarded as likely to throw more light
on the origin of the diamond than
any other occurrence elsewhere. We
have been searching through the
rock, and with the aid of microscopic
sMdes have been able to see the diamond in the rock. This is the first
occasion on which this has been
While in New York, Mr. Johnston
gave an address on the Canadian
diamond before the New York Min-
eralogical Club at the American Museum of Natural History. He exhibited the diamond and all were enthusiastic as to it.
Mr. Johnston stated that prospectors are likely to enter the new diamond fields in great numbers as
soon as the snow in the mountains
"The quality of the diamond is beyond dispute," says Mr. Johnston.
"The only uncertain thing about It
now is the size."
The Australian government is offering large prizes for the best designs for laying out the federal
Prices of the Precious Metal of tlie
Present  Day Have Gone
up in Price
The prices of platinum are soaring. Recently, hard platinum
reached the record price per ounce
of $43, whilst the soft metal touched
Six years ago the pure metal was
selling at $18.50 per ounce. Through
the year 1906 the price of hard went
up to $40. The market now declined
until in August, 1908, prices had
fallen to  $20.
Soon aftr this the rise commenced
and has continued until the present.
Within the last six months the advance has been most pronounced,
amounting to practically $10.
One incidental cause of enhanced
prices, says the Canadian Mining
Journal, is the growing use of platinum In manufacturing jewelry. Another is the demand for the metal
in making tips for the sparking
plugs of automobiles. But probably
the main fastor is the closer control
of the principal Russian sources of
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Skeena   Land   District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, lLtends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Commencing at post planted 6 %
miles N. E. of the mouth of the
White River and the junction of the
Naas, marked Chas. J. Gillingham's
S. E. Corner; thence 80 chains
North; tlience 80 chains West;
tlience 80 chains South; thence 80
chains East to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more
or less.
Charles M. Huff, Agent.
Dated March 4, 1911. 4-18
tlience 80 chains North; thence 80
chains West; thence 80 chains
South; thence 80 chains East to
point of commencement and containing 640 acres more or less.
Charles M. Huff, Agent
Dated March 4th, 1911. 4-18
Skeena    Land    District—District    of
TAKJ NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Comencing at a post planted 7 miles
N. E. of the mouth of the White
River and the junction of the Naas,
marked Chas. J. Gillingham's S. B.
Corner; thence 80 chains North;
thence 80 chains West; thence 80
chains South; thence SO chains East
to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more or less.
Charles M. Huff, Agent.
Dated March  5th,  1911. 4-18
Skeena   Land    District—District    of
TAKE     NOTICE   that  Charles  J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation    contractor,    intends    to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect   for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land:—
Commencing at u post planted about
" miles N. E. of the mouth of White
iver and  the junction  of the Naas
iver, marked Chas. J. Gillingham's
,   E.   Corner;     thence     80     chains
orth;   thence    80     chains    West;
hence  80  chains  South;   thence  89
•bains  East  to  point  of  commencement and containing 640 acres more
or less.
Charles  M.  Huff, Agent
Dated March Oth, 1911. 4-18
Skeena   Land   District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land:—-
Commencing at a post planted 7 %
miles N. E. of the mouth of the
White River and the junction of the
Naas and marked Chas. J. Gillingham's S. E. Corner; thence 80
chains North; thence 80 chains
West; thence 80 chains South;
thence 80 chains East to point of
commencement and containing 640
acres more or less,
Charles M.  Huff, Agent.
Dated March 5th, 1911. 4-18
Skeena    Land    District—District    of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Commencing at a post planted 7 %
miles N. E. of the mouth of tbe
White River and the junction of the
Naas, marked Chas. J. Gillingham's
S. E. Corner; thence 80 chains
North; thence SO chains West;
thence 80 chains South; thence 80
chains East to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more
or less.
Charles M.  Huff, Agent
Dated March  5th,  1911. 4-18
Skeena    Land    District—District    of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C.
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the .Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land:—
Commencing at a post planted 6 u
miles N. E. of the mouth of the
White River and the junction of the
Naas, and marked Chas. J. Gillingham's S. E. Corner; thence SO
cliains Nortn; thence 8 0 cnains
West; thence 80 chains Soutli;
thence 80 cliains East to point of
commencement and containing 640
acres more or less.
Charles M.  Huff,  Agent.
Dated March 4th, 1911. 4-18
Skeena   Land   District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillinghain, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, Intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Commencing at a post planted about
S miles N. E. of tlu mouth of White
River and the junction of the Naas
River, marked Chas. J. Gillingham's
S. E. Corner; thence 80 chains
North; thence 80 chains West;
thence 80 chains South; thence 80
chains East 10 point of commencement and containing 640 acres nio'j
or less.
Charles  M.  Huff, Agent
Dated March 6th, 1911. 4-I8
Skeena   Land    District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for a
license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Commencing at a post planted about
8 miles N. E. of the mouth of the
White River and the junction of the
Naas, marked Chas. J. Gillingham's
S. E. Corner; thence 80 chains
North; thence 80 chains West;
thence 80 chains South; thence 80
chains East to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more
or less.
Charles M. Huff, Agent.
Dated March 6th,  1911. 4-18
Skeena   Land    District—District   of
TAKE NOTICE thi-t Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for a
license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Commencing at a post planted about
8 miles N. E. of the mouth of the
White River and the junction of the
Naas, marked Chas. J. Gillingham's
S. E. Corner; thence 80 chains
Nortli; tlience 80 chains West;
thence 80 cliains South; tlience 80
chains East to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more
or less.
Charles M. Huff, Agent.
Dated  March  6th,  1911. 4-18
Skeena    Land    District—District    of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to tlie Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 640 acres of land: —
Commencing at a post planted about
8 miles N. E. of the mouth of While
River and the junction of the Naas
River, marked Charles J. Gillingham's S. E. Corner; thence SO
chains Nortli; tlience SO chains
West; thence 80 chains South;
thence 80 cnains East to point of
commencement and containing 640
acres more or less.
Charles M.  Huff, Agent.
Dated March 5th, 1911. 4-18
Skeena    Land    District—District    of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles .1.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 040 acres of land: —
Commencing at a post planted 6 %
miles N. E. of the month of White
River and tha junction of the Naas,
marked Chas. .1. Gillingliain's S. E.
Corner; thence 80 chains North;
thence 80 chains Wesl; Ihence 80
chains South; thence SO chains East
to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more or less.
Charles  M.  Huff, Agent.
Dated  March  4th, 1911. 4-18
Skeena I.and District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that Charles J.
Gillingham, of Prince Rupert, B. C,
occupation contractor, Intends to
apply to the Minister of Lands for
a license to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum over 610 acres of land.—
Commencing at a post planted six
miles N. E. of the mouth of White
River and the junction of the Naas
River on Canyon Creek, marked
Chas.  J.  Gillingham's S.  E.  Corner;
NOTICE is hereby given that an
application will be made under Part
V. of the "Water Act, la09," to obtain a licence in the Queen Charlotte Islands Division of Skeena District.
(a) The name, address and occupation of the applicant—Merton A,
Merrill, Masset, Q. C. I., B. C,
(If for mining purposes) Free
.Miner's Certificate  No	
(b) The name of the lake,
stream, or source (if unnamed, tbe
description is)—I-in-tsua Lake, Tsu-
Skundale Lake and Ain  River.
(c) The point of diversion—At *
near the outlet of Tsu-Skundale
Lake  into Ain  River.
(d) The quantity of water applied for (In cubic feet per second)
(e) The character of the proposed works—Power Plant, Dam,
Flumes, etc.
(f) The premises on which the
water is to be used (describe same)
—At or near the mouth of the Ain
(g) The purposes for which the
water Is to be used—Generating
(h) If for Irrigation, describe
ihe land Intended to lie Irrigated,
giving acreage	
(I) If the water Is to be used for
power or mining purpose's, describe
the place where the water Is to be
returned to some natural channel,
and the difference In altitude between point of diversion nnd point
of return—At or near the rnoulh of
the Ain River, about 100 feet below
point of diversion.
(J) Area of Crown land Intended to he occupied by the proposed
works—10 acres more or less.
(k) This notice was posted on
the 28th day of November, 1910,
and application will be made to the
Commissioner on the 1st day of
June,  1911.
(1) Give the names and addresses of any riparian proprietors or
licensees who or whose lands are
likely lo be affected by the proposed works, either above or below
the outlet—Don't know of any.
(P.  O. Address)   Massei,  B. C.
NOTE.—One cubic loot per second is equivalent to .15.71 miner's
Job  Printing  of all  kinds neatly
executed at the Journal Office. PRINCE RUPERT JOURNAL
Friday, May 26, 1911.
Goods Must Be Moved
Building to be Remodelled
Baby Carriages
Fourteen   different   styles  at
prices to suit all, from
which to select your
Bahy Carriages
The Big
Furniture Store
REDUCTIONS—To avoid moving much of our Big Stock it will be sold at Big Reductions.
Again we remind you of the story of the Early Bird
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In Tumblers we have twenty-
one different kinds direct
from the factory                  ,
in Pittsburg                      ,
The Big
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Corner Sixth Street & Second Avenue
Phone 62
Canadian Investments in Southern Republic are all in Safe
Arrival   from   Storm   Centre   Speaks
of the Conditions in This
the successful establishment of their
camps, equipments, etc., they are a
well-managed institution."
English  Company  Will Start Undertaking on  Pitt Meadows
Mr. George Edwards, a well-
known chartered accountant, located
in the City of Mexico, was in Montreal last week en route for Scotland, where he will spend part of the
summer. Speaking about the condition of that country, Mr. Edwards
"Mexico is attracting much attention on account of interior disturbances, or the so-called revolution,
brought about by the re-election of
President Diaz. If it is true that
General Diaz intends to actually resign, the revolution should soon end.
Ramon Corral, slated for president,
in the event of General Diaz's retirement, has become very unpopular
for various reasons, but principally
on account of the fact of his association with a group of men called the
'partido cientifico' or scientific
clique. This so-called scientific
clique is a body of men who have
used their influence and capital to
exploit such enterprises as banks,
railways, etc., and in the opinion of
the public, largely for their personal
benefit and have therefore become
very unpopular.
"In spite of disturbances, however, Mexico has to go ahead, the
reourc.es of the country being practically inexhaustible as regards mineral wealth, water power, agriculture, etc. Mexico has come in for
a great deal of attention from Canada. Some of the largest corporations they have operating down
there are financed and managed by
Canadian capitalists, as, for instance,
the Mexican Light and Power Company and the Mexican street railways. Canadian banks have opened
branches there. The Royal Bank
and the Bank of Montreal have
branches there, while last fall the
Canadian Bank of Commerce also
opened up a branch in the City of
Mexico, and have met with unqualified success. They have a very
capable manager in Mr. John P.
Bell, who was for some years in
their Winnipeg and Toronto offices,
and very shortly the question of enlarging their present premises and
opening up additional branches will
come • 11• for consideration, on account of their rapidly increasing
"Other Mexico enterprises financed
by Canadians include the Mexican
Northern Power Company and Mexico Northwestern Railway. Canadians have also turned their eyes toward developing the natural resources of the country in the line of
mines, lumber and rubber. , In this
last connection, a Canadian rubber
company was formed last year largely by Montrealers, under the name
of the Mexican Mahogany and Rubber Corporation, Limited. They
have an Imensetract of land in the
southern part of Mexico, in the State
of Chiapas, which is perhaps one of
the finest mahogany limits on the
American continent, and which produces what is commercially known
as tobasco    mahogany.    Judging by
An English company, with a Vancouver ooard of directois, with a
capital of $20,000,000 is reported
to be about to start and carry on
business at Pitt Maedows.
The object of the company is to
acquire large ore and coal lands, the
latter on Vancouver Island, and a
site on which the necessary works
will be erected. Blast and open
hearth steel furnaces, and rolling
mills are to be part of the plant.
Mr. William Owen, M. E., of London,
England, has been in the city for
some weeks looking into the
different propositions, and arrangements were ultimately completed
yesterday morning.
The site selected consists of a
block of 200 acres bordering on Pitt
River, and connected with the Canadian Pacific main line with which it
is in close contact. It is opposite
As soon as the engineers can be
brought to the ground, work will be
started, and this, it is stated, will
be not later than the fall of the
The company will be an English
one, registered in Canada, and with
a Canadian board here. In consequence of the large interests involved there will also be an advisory
board in i.ondon.
The plant and machinery are to
be brought from Europe, and will
consist of blast furnaces, open
hearth steel furnaces and rolling
mills on a very large scale, and
there will also be foundry and engineering shops for renewals and repairs. At least 3,000 men are to be
The full capacity of the works will
be 1,000 tons a day, and the company calculate on 250,000 tons a
year in finished products. This conservative estimate would still, at the
start, leave easy room for an additional 50,000 tons.
The whole proposition is one
which will make for gigantic developments in this part of the province,
and the advantages it will have are
easily apparent.
Mr. William Owen, after having
completed the detail matters yet outstanding, leaves for England at the
end of the month. He would like It
lo be clearly understood that the
company has no real estate interest
In the adjoining lands.
The Canadian Pacific Railway will
commence the construction early
next month of an addition to the
company's wharf at Belleville street,
Victoria. Creosoted piles have been
ordered and a large shipment of Australian ironwood piles is now on the
way from the Antipodes for (lie
work. The wharf is to be extended
thirty feet further in James Bay
and it will be lengthened by 240
feet, making a total length of over
600  feet.
It may seem to the casual reader
obviously a joke for one to speak of
protecting apple trees from the nip
of the frost king by means of little
individual stoves, but this is just
what advanced orchard science is doing—and doing successfully, as the
results of experiments in the Armstrong district, just reported to the
department of agriculture, attest.
Messrs. Freeze and Sharpe are there
in charge of the introduction of heat
pots, which are placed at the foot
of each tree, and in one Armstrong
orchard they have upwards of a hundred of the tiny stoves at work.
As a result during one exceptionally
cold day last week, when three degrees of frost was reported, with the
trees all in blossom, the one heated
orchard came through without mishap—while all its neighbors suffered. The orchard stove is far from
a new idea in California, but in British Columbia, it is both an innovation and still regarded as a prize
discovery by  the bucolic humorists.
The undersigned, after a meeting
of the Prince Rupert bakers held
last night, unanimously agreed that
on and after Friday, May 19, 1911,
the price of bread in the city will be
16 loaves for one dollar ($1); seven
for 50 cents and three for twenty-
five cents.
Mr, Morrison, travelling secretary
of the Y. M. C. A. for the construction camps along the Grand Trunk
Pacific, was in the city for May 24,
accompanied by Mrs. Morrison.
+    *     •
W. Lorimer, of Victoria, who is
interested in mining in this part of
the province, was in the city for a
day or two this week, arriving on
the Prince Rupert.
The King's Plate was won on the
Woodbine track at Toronto by Saint
Bass; Powderman, second; Jane
Shore, third. Saint Bass won by
eight lengths, establishing a new
record of 2:08 4-5. The previous
mark was 2,10 2-5.
Milkado's  Kingdom Likely to Enter
into  Agreement to Protect Seals
That. Japan is likely to enter into
the proposed agreement for suspension of pelagic sealing, is indicated
by news brought by the Empress of
India on her last trip to this coast
that Japan had notified the pelagic
sealers that no new license will be
issued. The Japan Times says:
"The department of agriculture and
commerce, in the notice recently issued to sealers to the effect that no
new license would be granted, had
in sight, thinks the Chugal Shogyo,
the probable result of the sealing
conference to be held shortly at
Washington between the delegates
of the four countries, America, England Russia and Japan, and that our
authorities were prepared to subscribe to the resolution to be passed
at, the conference for restricting the
capture of seals. Otherwise the Issue of such a notice and In such an
abrupt way is unaccountable, it says
and then proceeds to review the
progress of this industry in Japan
since the putting into effect of the
pelagic fishery bounty law In 1898.
At that time tlie sealing craft under
license were a mere handful, but today they number over 40, with the
capture of exceeding 10,000 skins.
This is the second largest in the
latest returns of the four countries
interested in the Berilg Sea sealing America heading the list with
15,000 while England and Russia
are credited with about 5,000 each.
To have to subject such activity to a
check so abruptly Is regarded by the
jourmnal with extreme regret, and
this sentiment will be even stronger
when it is remembered that the
check was not due to the free decision of Japan, but Is the outcome of
the resolution of the conference.    It
In the matter of an application for
the issue of a duplicate of the Certificate of Title for an undivided
one-half of Lot 883, Group I,
Cassiar District:
Notice is hereby given that it is
my intention to issue at the expiration of one month after the first
publication hereof a duplicate of the
Certificate of Title to the above
mentioned land in the name of William Jordan Larkworthy, which Certificate is dated the 30th day of September, 1910, and numbered 326R.
Dktrict  Registrar.
Land Registry Office,
Prince Rupert, B. C,
May 26,  1911. J23
will be recalled, continues the journal, that when the first conference
was held at Washington in 1897,
Japan siding with England, declined to fall in with the proposal
coming from both America and Russia, but England has subsequently
taken steps conformable to the desire of the two countries, so that
Japan now finds herself isolated. It
is of course premature to form any
definite judgment as to the result
of the conference that is about to be
held, but the Shogyo fears that from
the extraordinary step which our authorities have already adopted they
will probably bow to the proposal of
the three countries for restricting
the hunting. Our delegate and also
foreign authorities are warned by
the journal not to be too ready to
sacrifice our important interests."
(Continued from Page One)
were formerly stationed here in the
Imperial service, and whose evidence
is reported to extend over several
years' operations on the part of men
who are alleged to have stolen stores
from the navy yard and afterwards
sold them to "fences" and others on
the outside.
The police, acting under instructions from tlie Imperial authorities,
are pursuing inquiries into many
Esquimalt nooks, hiding places, water graves and ashes of bonfires in
the search for skeletons of crimes.
Ready Nixed Paints,
Paints Ground is Oil,
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Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
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W. H. Sherman, oak frame mirror;
second, D. C. Daggett, gold cuff
Half-mile Race—First, W. H.
Stewart, silver table set; second,
D. C. Daggett, preserve jar.
Three-mile Race—First, W. H.
Sherman, silver cup; second, A.
Nicholson, clock.
Fat Men's Race—First J. R. Beatty, ton of coal; second, W. R. Reld,
The Journal for one year.
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L. Holtby, 16 feet 9 Inches,    Jardi-
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Hop, Step and Jump — First,
James Provest, 36 feet 4 Inches, set
of pipes; second, F, P. Moody, safety
Standing Broad Jump—First, A.
L. Holtby, set of pipes; second, Atkins Peterson, pipe.
Indian Races
One-hundred-yard Dash — First,
Charlie Bell, silver cup; second,
S. P. Moody, accordeon. Time—
11 4-5 seconds.
Half-mile Race — First, F. P.
Moody, timepiece; second, Simon
Malone, clock.


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