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During July
$1.50 a Year
Ptintt Mnytvt fantm
Job Printing
In all Lines
Published Twice a Week
Price,   Five Cents
NO. 0.
Changes in Classes That Will Take Effect
On the Opening in
Transfers of Pupils Based on Result!
of Tests Held at Close of
Fishery Commission Representing Federal
Government Paid Visit to
Prince Rupert.
The result of the examinations
held in the public school has been
announced by the principal, D. McD.
Hunter. It is as follows, and will
take effect on the opening of school
next August:—
Division  I.
Teacher:   D.  McD.   Hunter.
Promoted from Third to Fourth,
(in order of merit): Wallace Anderson, Ida Owen, Walter B. Smith,
Katharine Johnson (retained), Elsie
Dunn (retained), George Ambrose
(retained), Frank Holland, Arthur
Manson, John Christiansen (retained), Sarah McLeod (retained). Pupils
marked "retained" have been in the
Fourth Reader, but took the qualification test.
Honor Rolls
Deportment: Katherine S. Johnston.
Proficiency—To be decided from
later results.
Punctuality and regularity—Elsie
Division II.
Teacher:  C. M. Martin.
Promoted from Senior Second to
Junior Third: John Currie, Sam
Weston, Eva Scherk, Douglas Stork,
Eva Birnie, Fred Leggett, Esther
Naden, Arthur Morrow, Fred Stephens, Doris Dowling, Lottie Danghtry,
Alec  Cobb,  Ida  Nelirlng.
Promoted  from Junior Second  to
Senior    Second:      Tom   Moorehouse,
Guy Braman, George Tile.
Honor Rolls
Deportment, Eva .,,-nerk.
Proficiency, John Currie.
Punctuality and regularity, Esther
Division   III.
Teacher, Anna Harrison.
Promoted from First Reader to
Junior Second Rentier: Albert Bur-
bldge, Leonard Donaldson, lva
Hicks, Julia Kask, May Kask, Teddy
Leggatt, Margaret Morgan, Winnie
Nehring, Thelma Owen, Muriel Patmore, Helma Samuelson, George
Shaw, Carsten Solem, Olivie Solem,
Ralph Strathy.
Promoted from Second Primer to
First Reader: Halma Byman, Edward
Clapp, Kathleen Holland, Donald
McRae, Roderick McRae, Jack Naden
Einar Olsen, Margaret Rudnlck,
Douglas Storrings, Doris Strathy,
Mabel Vlereck.
Honor Rolls
Deportment, Julia Kask.
Proficiency, May Kask.
Punctuality and regularity, Jack
Division IV.
Teacher,  J.   Mebius.
From Class A, Division IV to Division III: Thelma Nehring, Agda
Johnson, Dorothy Gosnell, Oliver
O'Shaughnessy, Eva Essen, Gunnar
Anderson, Thomas Mackay, Hilda
Halvarson, Joseph Ellis, Bartell
Wall, Kenneth Scherk, Melvin
Stephens, George Alder, Jack Humble, Roberta Mackay, Jonathan
Davidson, Ida Martinson, Rhoda
From Class B to Class A: Anson
Jones, Thomas Cobb, Charles Currie,
Robert Reddle, Georglna Hunter,
Jack stoil, Glenora Donaldson, Earle-
monde La Trace, Slgrld Hedstrom,
Gladys Gosnell, ChrlBtopher Weston.
From Class C io Class B: Charles
Conkoy, Fred C'oiiiill. Dorothy Jones.
Heign Halvarson, Muriel Diamond,
HermhvJa Corrall, Sydney Hunter,
Theodore Leek, Helene Olsen,
Eivinde Solem.
Honor Rolls
Proficiency, Thelma Nehring.
Regularity and punctuality, Thos.
Deportment, Agda Johnson.
\ Attempt to Abduct Young Girl  Re-
•   suits Fatally
(Special to The Journal)
East St. Loula, July 5.—Robert
Hlgglnbotham was fatally wounded,
Henry Fellauer seriously injured, and
Michael Moser and Evelyn Hlgglnbotham are dead as the result of a
feud which was fought here. An attempt was made to abduct Evelyn
Higginbotham, aged eleven, from
her home here which prompted the
Salmon Run in Skeena is Very Large
Hut Labor Inadequate to Handle
It This Year
There arrived in the city last evening the Dominion Government fisheries patrol steamer Falcon from the
Skeena with J. Pease Babcock,
deputy commissioner of fisheries for
British Columbia, and John T. Williams, the Dominion fisheries inspector in this district. Messrs. Babcock and Williams are the commissioners appointed by the Federal
government to strike a fishing-boat
ratingN'or al the salmon canneries
at Rivers Inlet, the Skeena River,
Naas River and intermediate points.
In the prosecution of the duties of
their commission they have visited
all the canneries in Rivers Inlet, the
Skeena and intermediate points. They
left this afternoon for the Naas to
continue their duties.
Upon completing (he investigations
they will return to Prince Rupert,
then  go to Port Essington  and jire-
FHjKIi plans of c. n.
(Special to The Journal)
Victoria, July ii.—Plans for
the line of the Canadian
Northern from the terminals
at Port Mann to Midway,
thence to a point on Moose
Lake, thence east to Tete
Juen Cache, have been filed
with the chief commissioner
and accepted. They art1 signed
by   Hon.   Price   Ellison.
part  their  report  before  completing
their duties.
Mr. Babcock, who is severing his
connection with the provincial government on August 15, has been a
model fishery commissioner. For
nine years he has been connected
with the department in the province
coming from California to assume
that position. He has worked un
ceasingly in his capacity to preserve
the fisheries of British Columbia,
even In spite of tile met that his
course was bitterly opposed at times
by interests with which his policy
clashed. He leaves British Columbia
he said this morning with the deepest regret. "I am leaving home to
go home," he said as he Is to assume
the control of the fisheries of California on leaving here.
The commistson which is now in-
vestgiatlng the question of rating
boats  is  the  direct  outcome  of  the
:cy inaugurated by Hon. W. J.
Bowser, commissioner of fisheries in
the provincial government. Realizing
the necessity of preserving the fisheries of (lie north, he early in the
season determined upon a rating oil
the number of boats to be used so
as to .allow an adequate supply of
salmon    to    reach    the      spawning
Political Trouble Maker is Coming to the
Coast on Business
He Will He in Winnipeg on Election
Day in the Prairie
(Special to The journal)
Vancouver, July 5.—Joe Martin,
member of the Imperial House of
Commons, a brewer of political
trouble wherever he is found, is on
his way back to Vancouver to look
after some busines interests he has
here. He will return to London to
continue his trouble  making.
Writing to a friend, Joseph Martin
states he will be in Winnipeg on election day, next Monday, on his way to
Thomas Taylor is in Love
New B.C. as Result'of
In  Company With William Manson,
the Member For the District, He
Visited the Interior
Popular Official of the Company Will
Assume Office Here -Next
Hon. Thomas Taylor, Minister ot
Public Works, on his return to the
city last week from a tour of the interior, expressed himself as delighted with all he had seen. In company
with William Manson, M.P.P., the
member for the district, the trip was
made to Hazelton, thence down the
Bulkley Valley a distance of 80 miles
to Pleasant Valley, with stops at various points. The needs of the different centres were looked into carefully, meetings being held at the differ-
.losepli Martin, Canadian Member of British House of Commons.
Mann Interests are Exploiting Pass From
Bear Creek District to the
Country   About   Portland   Canal,  J,
Fred Ritchie Thinks, is Very Rich
In Mineral Deposits
grounds, and thus avoid the danger
of fishing out the rivers as now
threatens the Fraser River.
The necessity for acting promptly
made It Impossible to wait until the
Dominion government should be nsk-
(Continued on Page Eight)
On his recent visit to the Portland Canal mining district, J. Fred
Ritchie not only examined properties
round about Stewart, out pushed his
way far beyond the location ot the
mines that are now making a name
for the camp and crossing the divide
proved that there is an easy pass
into the valley of the Naas.
As a result of that trip and the
general information that he was able
to give as to the feasability of It as a
railway route, the engineers representing the D. 1). Mann Interests in
the north, are already investigating
ilie route with the object of prolonging the line of their railway past
in- working mines and Into I lie
tewer areas.
.Mr. Ritchie is delighted with tbe
prospects in the new mining country.
He lliinks thai the whole Portland
Canal district, is destined to produce
some of tiie richest mines that have
yet been found. The mineral area Is
by no means, he thinks, confined to
the districts that have so far been
exploited. In the country which he
covered there were indications of
rich deposits and prospectors are at
any time liable to come upon very
rich producers.
The country needs at present in
the worst way trails so that the exploratory work can be pushed forward.
From what he saw of the pass
through the divide separating the
Stewart mining area from the valley
of the Naas there is not the least
difficulty to be encountered In building the telegraph line, which the
Dominion government proposes, by
that route. It Is, In fact, the right
route for it.
ent points so that the residents might
explain their requirements.
Mr. Taylor, who had never before
visited the northern interior, was but
carrying out the policy inaugurated
by the McBride Government, whereby the different ministers make it a
point to become thoroughly well acquainted with all sections of the
The Lakelse and Kitsumkalum
valleys appealed very strongly to the
minister, who In conversation with a
Journal representative expressed his
unboundlng faith li. me future of
these points owing to the fact that
in addition to showing evidences ot
having a very rich deep soil, they
were advantageously situated with
respect to Prince Rupert, and would
have an ideal market.
As a result of the representations
made by the residents along the
Skeena, Mr. Taylor agreed to go more
fully into the question of bridging
the river so as to give connection
between the valleys and allowing the,
Lakelse ami Copper River districts
to couple up wiih Hie G, 'i'. i'. line
as soon ns   it   is    completed.    The
minister wil have an engii r go inn.
the whole question  making un estl-
mate of the cost.
Farther up the Skeena ami down
the  Bulkley, .Mr. Taylor was agree-j
ably  surprised  in  And   such  a  vast
area  of rich  land  ready  for settlement.     He could see nothing hut a'
great future for that country and tho;
development of an  immense    local
trade with Prince Rupert  that would
be reciprocally advantageous.
Work is to be started on Die trail
from Kitselas lo connect with the
Copper River trail cut out last season by the government and which
will give access to a rich mining district.
At all the points visited, the Minister and Mr. Manson were well received, the residents recognizing tin,
industry shown by the member of the
district to keep in touch with ilicit
many needs and readiness to do alt
possible to obtain for them whatevei
was necessary.
Business In Victoria made It necessary  for Mr. Taylor lo  return south
George A. McNicholl Has Been Made Super- City Council Is Grappling With Question
intendent With Headquarters
In This City.
George A. McNicholl, who for a
number of years has been purchasing
agent of the G. T. P. on the Pacific
coast, with headquarters in Vancouver, has been made superintendent,
with headquarters In this city. The
appointment takes date from July 1.
The new superintendent will move to
this city about July 10, and assume
the duties connected with the office here.
Mr. McNicholl is well known In
this city, where In connection with
his duties as purchasing agent, he
has had occasion frequently to visit
the place. Among the officers of
the G. T. P. on this coast none have
made more friends than he has, and
his promotion to the new position
will be exceedingly popular.
He is one of the young men with
whom the G. T. P. is filling the various offices at its control, and which
is destined to make the management
an energetic one.
Mr. McNicholl is a methodical
worker and is thoroughly trained in
the railway business. His connection
with the G. T. P. is very close, having been identified with the head office staff from the very beginning of
the transcontinental work. Entering the head office very young, he
rose rapidly. In the early days of
the enterprise he was secretary to
Frank W. Morse, then general manager, and in that capacity has
covered the whole system time and
time again. With his appointment
to the position of purchasing agent
on this coast he entered very energetically into the duties of the office
giving very general satisfaction not
only to the officials of the company
but also making friends of all the
business men with whom he came in
contact. In the early days of his
residence on the coast he was for a
considerable time the only official of
the company on the Pacific, and important duties often had to be assigned to him. His business ability
at such times made itself manifest
and he assisted materially in popularizing the company which he represented.
Mr. McNicholl will not be accompanied by Mrs. McNicholl, who will
remain with the family In Vancouver
ior a time until her husband b< comes
settled in his new home.
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Winning   Yachts
of Expenditure for the Remainder of Year.
Streets Committee  Puts tbe General
Cost of .Municipal Government
nt $54,600 For Year
The §clty council is making progress towards the striking of the rati'
for the present year, a very necessary feature of local government.
The streets committee has already
gone into the whole question of revenue and expenditure in connection
with thai branch of the service which
is by far the largest consumer of
funds. The expenditure is put at
$54,500 for this year, with a revenue
of $1,000 independent of that to be
raised by the levy on the taxable
The estimated expenditure looks
small, but it must be remembered
that the council has endorsed the
local improvement plan of carrying
out the improvements to the streets
(Special to The Journal)
Vancouver, July 5.—Judgment was yesterday morning
handed out in favor of Chas.
M. Hays in the case brought
by Moreton Frewen of London. Frewen will appeal to
the Full Court from the decision of Chief Justice Hunter.
The action is one that is
familiar to all, having been
tried only about a week ago
in Hi is city. .Mr. Frewen
claimed heavy damages because of alleged non-fulfillment of agreement for the
purchase of one thousand lots
in the townsite of Prince Rupert.
Results of Races Held in Victoria to
Deride  Championships
(Special to The Journal)
Victoria,  July    5.—The     yachting
carnival at this city has been a great
success. The results were as follows:
Class A cruisers—1, Gazeeka, Vancouver.
Class  B  cruisers—1,  Eileen,  Van-
KG    foot—1,  Britannia,
Class C,
Class D,
32   foot—1,   Gwendolin,
Total     $i".4,500
The health and license committee
reporting on what the estimated expenditures would be, submitted the
following: —
Medical health officer's salary. .$000
Sanitary   inspector's  salary....   480
Relief of indigent sick 1000
Rat extermination     500
Indigent relief I not sick)       500
Scavenging    2700
Cemetery      600
Contingencies    loon
HEATH  i»i   \i:n:i;\\
\l    1:. (,'Hl'oiil Died in l.miilon-
\\ >ll  Known Here
• I
Class E. 20 foot—1, Alexandria,
Class F, 20 foot - -1, Asthore, Vancouver.
Class 5, 21   fool     I, Myth, Seattle.
earlier  than   he  had  Intended.     Ha
will return later anil in company with
Mr, .Manson visii the Queen Charlotte
.1 -ii
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ii   tin
Hon.   M.
onvcr, July
11011111 I from London
It, tlllTn d, director c
Columbia Electric Railway company,
has died. II" hod a varied career,
Inning fought the Meluhellelaud
campaign and later nrgnnlsmfl Glf-
I'ord's Horse. tl» «Hfl ininirigence of-
ticer in Gen. Morhucn In the Boer
war, being a meber of the Mafeklng
relief forco.
Be was a frequent vVtltor to ttilB
coast, always being pleased to meet
old campaigners on his visit* and? en-
tertaining them.
1 Special to The Journal)
Blsley, July 5.—The British team
won the Empire match with a score
of 2,177. Canada was second with
2,105, and Australia third with
whereby a special levy will be made
upon the property benefitted under
th different schemes of improvement
that may be petitioned for and approved of.
The report of the streets committee to the council was as follows:—
Your committee on streets, works
and property beg to submit its estimate of revenue and expenditures to
the end of the current year:
Building  permits    $  1,000
Maintenance  of  sewers   ....     1,500
Maintenance  of  streets   ....   20,000
Salaries of engineers and assistant engineers      0,400
Supplies   and   equipment   for
engineer's office        1,600
City hall       23,000
Building inspector's salary. .     1,000 THE   PRINCE  RUPERT  JOURNAL
Tuesday, July 5, 1910
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Terminal Facilities For Railways
Addressing the i amuii  of the
Millers' National Federal ion   a    few
■lays ago, .1. .1. Hill, who is i ognlzed
Hi mi authority on matters of trans-
poltBtaon,  point       o  the
la, k of termln
I i refore   lm| edlng   iirogn
country.    In part he i    ■'■
"( mm      • ■      to me,      ould
gl e you  moi ■■
any other, bi
ti It   Its  effects and   b    ■>'   e    ■   .  ■
lai ge   and    da:    ■ i Tl
pressure upon existing terminal facilities, ii is a future menace and
a present handicap, Von ha\ • felt,
and will continue to fe !. i he ■
embargo that trafl le condll Ion havi
placed upon all the business of the
country; upon yours, perhaps, as
seriously as any oilier. The milling
Interest   of   the   entire   country,   ex-
■■    milt rj.    ii  is no more dlsas-
o have   the banks close their
doors   l!i in   to   hai e     the     railroads
it which you reptile  others,
■ ■ Id    be inking
ir the future.
. work out the
a the
ol  i raffle i <-iiii i-
I cure,    partially
-   Is applica-
il     e business
■ of ' lie    through
,n   the country  can  he dl-
e-ii.,1   I.,  other  points  than    those
■  e\  collects, hut  the great
. ;     i;n   mil   lie  desiroy-
i, i, i ■ the bulk of their business af-
•• riie < i "idem of terminals is the
■i"ii. • problem of the country, the
problem of transportation agencies,
of financiers, of the communities di
.). .1. HILL
Head of Grcnf Northern Ky. Co.
♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦■♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦
oept where it serves a purely local
demand, is feeling the pinch of the
transportation situation and will in
the future feel it more severely. The
growth of the country in population,
ii production, in transportation business, has been marked. There has
not been a corresponding growth in
the facilities for transportation.
"An enormous volume of new traffic is being developed by the industrial advance of the country between
the Mississippi river and the Pacific
coast. All of this must seek its market; and much of it will be added
to the total that already over-burdens
our terminals.
"In the great markets of the eastern half of the country, in New York,
Cleveland, Buffalo, Chicago, the
ei'isis has already arrived. Traffic
growth and terminal congestion are
applying the brakes to business progress.     This  means  trouble  for  the
redly affected and of all the industries that depend directly or indirectly upon cheap and speedy carriage
for the commodities which they buy
and sell. It is a problem for everybody, since probably not one business
man in the whole country would fail
to feel the disastrous effects if It
were to be neglected for the next five
years as it has for the last ten,, and
to blight every form of activity by
paralyzing the whole trade."
The words of Mr. Hill have peculiar interst to residents of Prince
Rupert where terminal facilities on
a large scale for the future are being
installed by a big company. There
can be little doubt that the G. T. P.
uas profltted by the lessons of the
past just as the lines which Mr. Hill
controls have done. The company
is therefore providing against the
difficulties which have been so serious in older centres.
QUESTION OF  BIGHTS those  latitudes  have   been   officially
  notified  from  Washington  that  they
I'. S. May Dispute Canada's Rights to need not recognize Hudson's Bay any
Jurisdiction  Over  Hudson's Bay     [longer as an inland sea in possession
  of Canada, which   in   effect    means
Information  has  been  received atjlhat   American   vessel   owners    may
Ottawa that it is the intention of the decline to pay for Canadian licences
,..,,• , ,,     ,.    ..and other dues.
United States government at the first      ,        .   , ,    .
Captain Cromer, who is one of the
opportunity    to     contest     Canada's
claim   In  exclusive  rights  over  Hudson's   Bay.     Owners  and   masters  of
American   vessels  which   pruned   to
I House Furnishers.
Located temporarily! since the file,   g
in  iiiiiieilin  Block, corner of Second  S
Avenue   and   Eighth   Street.
»   Some snaps in slightly damaged   goods   which   we   want   to   clear S
■j out  before moving into new quarters i" Manson lilk., Third Ave. g
l'li<)\ IXCIAl, TIMISKI!
Interest   in   B.   C.   Is   Being   Aroused
Among London Capitalists
The financial editor of the London
Dally Mail, Mr. Charles Duguid, has
for some weeks past been urging
British capitalists to turn their attention to the great opportunities for
remunerative investment offered by
the timber lands of British Columbia. In a recent edition of the Daily
Mail, Mr. Duguid, who Is numbered
amongst the most prominent financial authorities in the city of London, stated that there was certain to
be a boom in British Columbia timber.
With a view of placing intending
British buyers of timber in possession of all possible information, the
Daily Mail lias engaged the services
of Mr. H. Marshall, whose name as
a timber expert is a household one
In  London timber circles.
Mr. Marshall is now here as a special commissioner for tbe Daily Mail,
and is engaged in inspecting various
tracts of timber lands which have
been offered him. It is expected that
a large British corporation will
shortly be organised to acquire and
develop certain tracts of timber land
in the province.
The Daily Mail itself has already
shown great enterprise in Canada,
and quiet recently established extensive paper mills in Newfoundland
where all the paper used in its own
and affiliated publications is manufactured.
Yukon Trade is to Find Its Base in
Prince Rupert Says Mr. Hartman
best known traders In Hudson's Bay
lias been In Ottawa, and In an Inter
view declared his Intention to Ignore
the  Washington  order.
Isaac J. Hartman, postmaster of
Dawson, Y. T., who is making his
first trip out of that territory in
three years, states in an interview
that the development pt the Yukon
country Is practically in its infancy
so far as the opening up of the valuable mineral deposits are concerned, because of the difficulty met with
through inefficient transportation facilities.
"When the Grand Trunk railway is
completed and we can secure a nearer base of supplies than is now possible," he said, "the work of opening up the great mineral deposits
which are known to exist, will be
greatly facilitated. Several of the
properties now being worked average $20 a ton from the grass roots
down and new prospects are being
reported every day."
"Last summer an experienced
miner was sent out by a home company to prospect in the Rocky mountains, 300 miles east of Dawson, and
when he returned reported the discovery of some wonderfully rich
fields of gold, copper, Iron and coal
In tbe vicinity of Peel river. Samples
of the ore brought in averaged 25
per cent, copper and 86 per cent pure
iron. The exact location of Ibis field
is still being withheld from the public and will not be made known until the company doing the prospecting is able to affirm hie report. There
is no question, however, but. what the
whole northern Bectlon of the country is underlaid with richer mines In
all the different minerals than have
yet  I n opened up."
Results of Provincial Normal School
Have Been /truiounccd
The results of the work of the last
session at the Provincial Normal
school at Vancouver nave been announced. They make a new record
for the institution, a total of ninety-
three having been granted their diplomas, compared with sixty-five at
the previous session. Dr. Robinson,
superintendent of education, and
Principal Burns passed upon the work
of the students.
Following is the complete list:
Second Grade TVilll  Honors
Grace M. Becker, Kathleen M.
Cockrell, Grace G. Corbett, Jeffee A.
Cunningham, Ellen M. Sparling,
Grace A. Taylor.
Second Grade
Elizabeth Anstie, Edith L. Berry,
Helena .1. Blake, Mary 1. Bolton,
U'imiifred E. Bruce, Carrie H.
Burns, Editli II. Calbrick, Elsie N.
Carr, Margaret Cattell, Ella J. Caval-
sky, Nellie V. Chute, Emmeline M.
Corbett, Edith F. Crake, Mary S.
Croft, Jessie A. Davidson, Annie F.
Ewer, Stella V. Ferguson, Bertha
Fessant, Ina Fierheller, Edith 0.
Forrest, Jeanie D. Forrester, Jennie
Freeman, Gertrude A. Garnett, Florence M. Gertrude, Elizabeth C. Gi"ge-
rich, Hilda C. Gillanders, Margaret
F. Glenn, Beatrice K. Mamill, Margaret 1'. Hamilton, Nellie G, Harris,
Nelta M. Heard, Elizabeth A. Hilton,
Lena B. Hodgins, Gertrude E. Hunter, Myrtle L. Hunter, Annie M. Hunter, Ruby Hunter, Jean C. Jardine,
Ivy .1. W. Jenns, Euphcmia C. Jones,
Mabel A. Laldlaw, Helen E. Lus-
oombe, Clara R. May, Jessie Mercer,
Victoria A. Milne, Barbara I. Mowat,
Christine T. Murray, Edith A. Murray, Eleanor M. McAllister. Christina Macdonald, Marguerite E. Ma;-
Farlane, Catherine Frances Mac-
Kenzie, Mildred McKenzie, Mary M.
McLean, Bertha C. McNeil, Lottie M.
McVicar, Myrtle E. Newby, lu.ny
Oster, Jean Oswald, Grace H. Patrick, Edith M. Pearson, Edna I. Pent
land, William T. Plaxton, Alice T. G.
Reid, Jean G. Roberts, Lillian A.
Ross, Edith E. Sharman, Margaret S.
Sommerville, Christine E. Stewart,
Mary Stewart, Mabel W. Stone, Jessie A. Stuart, Lulu M. Taylor, Ella
M. Vance, Eva Vawden, Beula B.
Vermilyea, Gertrude M. Wells, William J. Wilby, Margaret Wilson, Annie L. Wood, Josephine B. Geomans.
Third Grade
Alice Balkwill, Luvia Ford, Gertrude Lawson, Jean M. MeEwen,
Sadie L. McKinnell, Florence G. Per-
When a barber gets out of one
scrape he gets into another.
Haynor Bros., the well known
lirm of housefurnlshers and funeral
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block, corner of Second avenue and
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slightly damaged during the fire. Tn
a few days the firm will move Into
new quarters In the Manson block,
on Third avenue.
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Tuesday, July  5,  1910
*  *
Some striking features are presented in the criminal statistics of
England and Wales for 1908, just issued as a Blue Book. The fact that
the number of persons tried for indictable offences reached a figure
never before attained, Is attributed
largely to trade depression and the
prevalence of unemployment. The
total was 68,116, as compared with
61,381 in 1907. In 1857, the first
year in which statistics were collected, it was 54,667, and the highest number recorded in the intervening period was 63,286  in  1882.
Briefly, the main facts of the
year's returns may be thus summarized:—
1. Crimes against the person
showed an increase, unimportant in
2. Crimes against property, both
trivial and serious, increased very
largely, the probable reasons being
distress and unemployment prising
from depression of tiuila uutl labor
3. For the same reasons, vagrancy
increased and drunkenness diminished, but otherwise iiun-i.ndictable offences showed no important changes.
Ten years ago the number of persons tried for indictable offences was
smaller than tt had been for nearly
a quarter of a century, the figure for
1890 being 50,494, whilst the annual average for the five years ending with 1S9U was only 51,050.
Since 1899 the figures have progressively increased, except for a slight
cheek in 1906. The increase' in
190S over the figures for 1907 was
6,735, or nearly 11 per cent; as
compared, with the average of the
five years ending with 1907, the increase was S.051, or nearly 13 per
cent. In only one previous year has
the rate of increase in 190S been exceeded, namely, in 1861, when the
figures were higher than in the preceding year by 7,544 or 15 per cent.
Class Not  Increasing
Notwithstanding these somewhal
disquieting figures, there is no evidence that tiie criminal class is Increasing. Crime has Increased very
liiih- iii hull a century, ami taking
Into accounl the greater opportunities open nowadays to an individual
of criminal tendencies through the
greater profusion of wealth and personal possessions on the one hand,
and, on the other hand, tbe reduction I by the decrease in the average
length of sentences) in the periods
for which he is forcibly restrained
from crime, it may reasonably be inferred that the members of the predatory classes are appreciably fewer
than in 1857, In spite of the fact that
in the interim population has almost
The connection betweeri crime and
unemployment is indicated by the
fact that the increase was mainly
concentrated in the counties affected by trade disputes. Chief constables whose views as to the causes
of the increase of crime in 1908
have been ascertained, almost unanimously ascribe it lo lack of employment. In some cases the influx of
unemployed workmen or tramps
seeking or pretending to seek, employment on public works, at
fruit-picking, etc., is mentioned as
the cause. It is pointed out that
where unemployment has not caused
more crime it has caused more prose-
tions for vagrancy.
In Sunderland, for instance, the
augmentation of the number of offences and prosecutions was due to
petty pilfering of coal, iron, etc.,
from the railway, docks, etc., during
tiie acute depression in the shipbuilding and ship repairing trades.
The additional offences in the colliery districts arc almost all of this
nature, The trifling character ot
the offences is shown by tbe fact that
the total of the property stolen in
211 larcenies in warrlngton was
only  .C3S9   16s   2d.
Some chief constables charge the
Increase of offences to the growing
leniency of the sentences Inflicted
upon old'offenders, to the reduction
In the length of sentences, to the remission ni' shorl sentences earned by
good  conduct   in  prison,  and   to  the
i titution     for    imprisonmenl   ot
,,ili -I- modes nl' tri ai ing o fenders.
Classifying Crli es
Although the great built of tl e additional offences were of a .comparatively trifling character, there were
proportionately large addit.'ons to
the headings for crimes of greatel
magnitude. On the assumption that
of tiie breaches of the law which may
in some circumstances be tried summarily, the more serious are, as a
rule, tried on indictment, the number of persons sent for trial for serious crimes In 1908 was 14,122, an
Increase of 1,523, or 12 per cent, as
compared with 1907. This followed
a gradual rise from 10,149 In 1900
to 12,575 in  1906.
The increase in the number of
cases  of  burglary,   robbery,   receiv-
A careful consideration of contracts let, and engagements entered
into with the Dom'inon and Provincial Governments, shows that the various Canadian railway companies
expect to complete and bring into
operation of about 7,000 miles of new
lines within the next five years. This
estimate is made on the basis of contracts already entered into and construction work immediately in sight,
and does not Include various projects
which may reach the active construction stage within that time, neither
does it include the mileage of yard
and terminal lines, and the second
track work in progress or contemplated by the C. P. R., says the Railway & Marine World.
From the contracts already in
hand It would appear that track will
be laid this year on not less than
1,500 miles, about tne same as last
year; and from the engagements entered Into with the different governments, it appears as If
there will be very little diminution
of that rate of rail\v..,v building for
the following three or four years,.
British Columbia will probably show
the heaviest Increase in mileage during the next few years, for it has
contracted with the Canadian Northern railway to build 600 miles, and
with the Kettle Valley railway to
build about 230 miles by the end of
1914. The C. P. R. has either under contract on Vancouver Island or
In contemplation about 200 miles of
line, the G. T. P. Ry. will have under contract the remaining 500 miles
of its system within a year; and the
Great Northern railway, through its
subsidiary company, the Vancouver,
Victoria and Eastern railway, has a
considerable mileage under contract
and survey. In Alberta and Saskatchewan the Canadian Northern railway, and the G. T. Pacific railway
are under agreement with the Dominion and Provincial governments
lo build over 1,500 miles of main
and branch lines, and of these, some
mill miles have been placed undei
contract, in Hum' new provinces,
ih.' nexl Eew years will sec a large
mileage constructed of the Alberta
and Great Waterways railway, on
which work is at present temporary
suspended; the line to Hudson Bay,
for which the Dominion Parliament
has granted a first construction vote,
and the Hudson Bay and Pacific railway, for which surveys are at present in progress in view of, as the
managing director says, a start this
summer. Next to these provinces,
Ontario will show the largest increase in mueage  for the next few
Officer Well   Known  Here Will Have
Charge of  Hydrographic
Parrlzeau  is  Going  by  Schooner
to Nelson  River—Enrl
Grey's Trip
years, principally in connection with
the Canadian Northern Ontario railway and the National Transcontinental railway.
The National Transcontinental
railway, when completed, will extend
from Moncton, N.B., to Prince Rupert, 3,550 miles. The first portion
of this line, which is being constructed by the Dominion government,
through a Commission, extends from
Moncton to Winnipeg. Contracts
have been let for the grading, etc.,
for the whole distance of 1804 miles,
and upon this mileage there are 742
miles of grading and 1,183 miles of
track laying to be completed within
the next two or three years, In this
part of the line is situated the Quebec
bridge, for which the Dominion government is preparing to receive tenders. The western division of the
line which is being constructed by
the G. T. Pacific Railway company,
extends from Winnipeg to Prince
Rupert, 1746 miles. Of this mileage
track has been laid on 915 miles
from Winnipeg to Wolfe Creek, west
of Edmonton, Alia., and a train service is being operated to Edmonton.
A contract has been let for over 200
miles of the line easterly from
Prince Rupert, and track is being
laid on the first 100 miles, while contracts are expected to be let during
the year for the remaining 500 miles,
situated almost entirely in British
A subsidiary company, known as
the G. T. Pacific Branch Lines company, has just placed on the British market an issue of £1,270,500 of
four per cent bonds, guaranteed by
the province, for the construction of
branch lines in Saskatchewan as follows:—Regiua to the International
boundary near Portal, 155 miles;
Regina to .Moose Jaw, 110 miles;
from Blggar, in a south-westerly
direction, 50 miles; Prince Albert
branch, 1J o miles; Cul Knife brunch
50 mil s. These lines are i<> lie huill
in addition lo others previously arranged for, upon which 55 miles of
track was laid in 1909. Contracts
have l"'i .i let for an exti i slon of 30
miles mi the Melville '-. oi kton line;
•iii miles on the Melville-Balcavres
11m , and it is ex] ected that work will
be gone on with the projection of this
line southerly from Regina to the International boundary this year, for
the grading of about fifty miles from
Biggar to Battleford. Under an
agreement with the Alberta government, the company has undertaken to
build about 600 miles of line in that
province, and has started construction  on  one  line,  viz.,  from  Tofield
lo   Calgary,  upon   which  track   wasl tracts  have   been   I
laid to Cambrose, 20 miles in 1909.
A contract lias been let for the extension of tne line into Calgary this
The Canadian Northern Ontario
railway has under construction 100
miles from Toronto to Trenton, as
the first section of its line to Ottawa. It is expected that contracts will
be placed during the year for the
balance of the line, and also for the
grading of the line from Toronto to
Buffalo, along the Toronto-Niagara
Power Company's right of way. The
extension of the line from north of
Sudbury to Port Arthur Is projected,
but it is not likely that any extensive work will be dene on It for a
year or two. In a recent interview,
President Mackenzie stated that the
C. X. R. expected to add some 600
miles to its lines on the western
prairies this year. There were about
200 miles of grading done in 1909,
upon which track was not laid, and
contracts have been let for 230 miles
of new work in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Other contracts
will be let in the near future. It is
however, in British Columbia, that
the C. N. It. will, through the C. N.
Pacific railway, be most active during Hie next few years. The company lias undertaken to build (100
miles by 1914, of which 50 miles are
to bo constructed on the mainland,
and 2u miles on Vancouver Island
during the current year. So far as
other Mackenzie, Mann & Company
lines are concerned, the only one upon which construction will be gone
on with this year is the Portland
Canal Short Line, from Stewart
along the valley of the Bear River,
for fifteen miles.
The C. P. 11. construction programme for the current year, includes in addition to the laying track and
the completion of lines graded in
1909, the building of a second track
between Winlnpeg and Portage La
Prairie, and the construction of 459
ni'les on six different lines, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and
British  Columbia,   for   which     con-
i acts  have      lei   I'm- compl it Ion
this season. The extension of otl er
'.inc.! has been decided upon, Inn it
s uncertain what Eurther contracts
>• ;:i   be  let.  this  season.
The Kettle Valley raihviy which
In s u small mileage in Canada has
entc; ed Into an agreement with the
British Columbia Government to
build 230 miles of line of whi-h 25
miles is to be completed th's year,
50 miles in 1911, and the remaining
miieage by the end of 191 i.    don-
upon which work lias been started
The Alberta and Great WiVrw iys
railway let a contract for the first
section of its 350 mile line from Edmonton to Fort Mc.uurray, Alia., lint
construction has been suspended for
the present. The Dominion government has provided funds for making
a start on the 600 mile line from
Pas Mission to Hudson Bay, and the
Hudson Bay and Pacific railway
promises a start on us projected line
between Prince Albert and Fort
Churchill this year.
The Great Northern railway,
through various subsidiary companies, has a large programme in Canada, but the only point at which active construction is going on is between Abbotsford and Hope, B.C.,
/lending decision upon the question
of tunneling the Hope Mountains or
constructing a round about line over
them. .The probabilities of construction on G. X. R. lines is always an
unknown quantity, and it is Impossible to conjecture what is likely to
be done.
Of the lines outside the above the
Dominion government has under construction a 10 mile branch of the
Prince Edward Island railway; a diversion of 'J miles at Sydney Mines,
X.S., and a 10 mile cut-off at Chatham, N.B., on the Intercolonial railway; the Dominion Atlantic railway
has in contemplation the constructloi
of a 35 mile branch from Ceutre-
ville, of which 10 miles will, if is
said, be placed under contract at an
early date. Construction is being
pi • eeeded with on the Ha Ha Bay
railway from St. Alphonse, Que.,
about 24 miles; the Central Oilario
railway is building a 10 miles extension northerly from May.ioith, and
the A^goma Central and Hml-uri Bay
nrlwcy will connect up its Mlchipi-
lolen branch with the C P. It., and
c un piste its main line, these two sections representing about 150 miies r.f
not):, while the Manitouliti tmd
North Shore railway has a tverve
mill c-xti n lion under contract.
il. ■ immense amount of rxilway
■■nun Which is being done i.i
Canada, in proportion to its population will be more fully realized by
pointing out that in 190 I, according to official returns made by the
various steam railway companies to
tbe Railway and Marine World.
1,588.47 miles of new line were laid
with track. In the same period only
3,748 miles of new track were laid
in the whole of the United States
Second track, etc., is not included in
the figures given for either country.
The schooner Chrissie G. Thomey,
purchased by the Dominion government for an exploring expedition in
the north, is sailing from Halifax for
Nelson River, Hudson Bay, this
week. The company will consist of
six of a crew and an engineering
staff of six.
The vessel will remain in Hudson
Bay as long as the weather permits,
returning to Halifax September 1.
The engineering staff in charge of
II. Parrlzeau of Ottawa, will remain
until the ice forms and then start
overland  for  Winnipeg.
Mr. Parrlzeau is well known here.
In company with .Mr. Dodge he was
engaged In the first hydrographlc
work done in this harbor. Later
when Capt. Musgrave was put in
charge of the work on the Pacific
coast, Mr. Parrlzeau remained as his
chief surveyor, putting in several
seasons in the waters about Prince
Rupert.' He is regarded as a very
capable officer and  his promotion lo
the charge  of tbe work he Is now
on is well merited.
The government steamer Stanley,
fitting out for Fort Churchill and
Cartwright, will follow a couple ot
weeks later. The government steamer Earl Grey will go to Pictou and
will proceed thence In August to
bring the governor-general home
from Hudson Bay to Quebec after
his overland trip to those waters.
The country which His Excellency
is to visit is closely identified with
the early history of this continent
For years it has remained almost as
the fur traders first found it.
Although the settlement of Hudson
Bay may be said to have commenced
with the establishment of Rupert's
Fort in 1008, the present white .population of that immense district does
not exceed three hundred souls. Even
these art mainly a transient population of fur traders and. their families.
The forts today are scarcely any
larger than they were when tbe fur
trade of this district was started,
while the majority of them contain
fewer white men owing to the fact
that half-breeds and Indians have
been trained to do work which al
first had to be done by a staff of
while laborers. Pur trade posts are
the exception proving a rule in commercial life, thai the prosperity of a
ilace can be judged by Its Increase,
for the ..mailer a fur trade centre
can   be kepi   the  more  prosperity  It
Address Given by Miss Edith Murray
Down of Rossland in
Lecturer Sees Growing Sentiment
Favor of Suffrage Being Given
to Ladies
Ing and coining is very ma ! i d
Bearing in mind thai convictions for
such crimes usually result in the incarceration of the culpil or a long
period, the rise Indicates also an increase of offenders. Probably the
recruits mainly consisted of the 'lass
who in more prosperous limes are
able to make some sort of a living
Prison returns show,that the total
number of convicted prisoners received into prison during 190S was
184,708, exclusive of 403 prisoners
convicted by courts-martial. Of this
number, 9,268 came from, courts of
assize and quarter sessions, and
175,041 from courts of summary jurisdiction.
When   Earl I laves   Norway
House, al the head of Lake Winnipeg,
he will stai i on the old tut I r ide
trail tlown Lin kelson river which,
for over two i ■     , was the prln-
Ipal traffic r tv len the West
a i! Britain I ■■ r I Is route, all the
supplies for the trade of what was
then known as Rupertsland were
floated and carried Into the count i y
even up to the time the Hudson's Hay
Company ceded their charter rights
in the Canadian Government in
"We've been having a regular
clearance at home," explained Jones
at his office, "throwing all sorts of
old things away. I put one of my
wedding presents on the fire this
this morning." Did you, really?"
asked a colleague, "what was it?"
"A copper kettle!" replied Jones.
"Woman's Work and Woman's
Place" was the title of an address
delivered recently in Vancouver by
Mrs. Edith Murray Dow, of Rossland,
under the auspices of the Local Option League. Mrs. Dow is a speaker
of no mean ability, and she proved
her thoroughness by the skill with
which she led her audience from
the woman's place in the home to
the woman's place in the world.
"It was an old saying," said the
speaker, "that a woman's place was
in her own home, but the business of
a woman was lo make home every
place siie entered and to enter every
Speaking as a woman to women,
as a mother to mothers, she pointed
out how children looked to the mol Ii
er to make the home, Ii was they
ho toi It ■■ ii 11- ■ iillntet ■. n a hed
i be dirty tai es and smoothed out the
h d halt and
little hi well, i omo-
■ the fad that they were m il h
wel    ed  hi      I     on   them   and
they realized I of their re
sponsibility      11   took   the  ver;    '
that was  h to  moel   it.
actual pin  leal ol  tl
too  much   foi     mi       of
;. em. Ami then thing that
 ated   even    re   than   this,   and
l I al should exist bet ween mother
and child. With this they could grip
their hoys to them with hooks oi
iteel. Bui it was too late to Btarl
making a companion of !i boy when
he was five years old.
In simple ami tender language the
speaker pointed oul the utter necessity of maintaining no false modesty
in explaining to their little ones the
mysteries of life. Parents were often
confused and non-plussed by the
questions  of their  children.    There
was  nothing for  it  but  to  tell  the
children the truth
No mother could stand being with
her children all the time. She need
ed a little social life. But she could
not afford to be away from them too
much. No church work, no mission
ary work, no social reform work
could take the place of the children
Parents, said the speaker, should bo
chums with their children, and let
them feel that everything that concerned them concerned their parents
No awakened mother could stop
and think that she had no interest
outside her own life. She must care
about the schools which her children
attended and even the trustees of tli6
same. And if she sent away her girl
to boarding school she should know
who was to bo her room-mate.
Passing to the burning subject ol
the day, she believed thai if the ballot were put into tho woman's hands
the restricted district would be wiped
out. Once, according to the law In a
certain   pari   of
he Canada of the South
■ Between the lOojni'jiio/i and
Canada's rival as a pioneer country on the American continent it
Argentina, which is now celebrating the centenary of her national
Independence. There are certain
broad resemblances between the two
which justify the application of the
title "Tbe Canada of the South" to
the Latin Republic. The population
of the two countries is much about
the same, and the rate of development of the one corresponds fairly
closely to that of the other. Canada
holds her own In most respects, but
in some she will have to look to her
laurels. A New York contemporary
has been drawing a comparison between the two in various directions,
it points out that while In the five
years between 1902 and 1907 the
mileage of Canadian railways increased from 18,^68 to 22,452; In
the five years from 1905 to 1910 the
mileage of the Argentine railways
Increased from 13,000 to 17,000, the
Invested capital in the latter year
being estimated at $900,000,000.
Federal revenue in Canada during
the years 1902-S rose from $68,000,-
000 to $80,000,000, or about 38 per
cent; and that in Argentina during
the years 1903-7 from $75,000,000
to $107,000,000, or about 43 pel
cent. In 1900 the total imports and
exports for Canada and Argentina
were respectively $320,000,000 and
259,000,000; in 1905 tile figures
were $453,000,000 and $509,000,-
000, Argentina having made an increase of 96 per cent in five years,
and (alien the lead. In 190S the
figures were: Canada, $004,000,000,
and Argentina $638,000,000. British
readers may also be reminded that
the two countries are particularly
close rivals for the supply of wheal
to the British market. Canada last
year selling 17,530,145 cwt., and
Argentina 19,583,000 cwt. Canada,
however, easily holds her own as an
exporter of Hour to Great Britain,
having last year supplied 2,249,201
cwt., a against Argentina's 86,600
cwt. Nor can it be forgotten how
large a pari Bi Itish capital has played fn the development of Argentina
British Investors, however, have already begun to see that it is to theft
own Interest, as well as that of the
Umpire, to devote more attention to
Canada than to its southern rival.
 o ■—
The  demand  for  Human  hair  has
mand for human !,..•'  has become so
become so great a substitute of vegetable fibre has been introduced. How
happens it that the German demand
for hair is so insistent and strenuous?    There are two obvious reasons.
Our  friends     the     Germans  are   a
scientific nation.    And your man of
science  is  frequently  the  proprietor
of a large space which needs to be
thatched.     And   the  really  scientiift
explanation  of  this  is   that    everything is concentrated on the work of
the   Interior  convolutions,   and   the
hair,  piqued by neglect, takes itself
iff.    Then again  the Germans are a
musical   people.     And   your   professional musician requires three times
as much hair as an  ordinary man —
four times, if the musician is a pianist.    And this is why the bald heart,
like the turnip,  must   be    crowned
with vegetable fibre.
would rise up in their hundreds anl
thousands and go to the aid of theii
country. In a resolution recently
passed in the Australian senate il
had been placed on record thai
whereas in some parts of the country   women   had   enjoyed   the   fran
chise  for the pasl   sixteen  years,  tha
the   States,   a   man ,.,.|„rm hau | „ founu ,„ justify tha
could heal his wife If the stick used hopes of tne BUpporter8 and lo ta]glrj
w"r" "" k"1' than hi" lll"">1'- Now the fears of Its opi nis.   New Zea-
 ""1,]   ""'   ''"  "   wi    wis»  '" land,  Norway,  Finland,  Iceland  and
:"';l'v    Sixty-one years ■ a - ■■■ ,  was ,,,,    ,)f  aark nad a„ ,, „„ ,,„.
"'"   ■'   womal1   ""'  '"   world. fram   I i   to their woi    Tbey hart
'"'"■'   K,lz  '        ' been allowed      ,-ot.   In Wyoi  Ing toi
;     m  .  sarj
Inal lorn  to em rim
chivalry of a o
whom  tne qu
: ■ ,
lass.    In I
th ei
■ I
tad heard
Ish  Columbia  which allov   d a i i
thai w is the i ■■.-•    I get aft it
it and sel II right.
The onfranchlsemenl of women
was a lol bigger question than thej
thought. Women's ideal of things
was changing. Something had hap-
poncd in them thai would Inevitably
result In their enfranchisement. She
believed the time would co  when
they  would   he   presented   with   the
ballot by their brothers.    Then they
They voted In tout
the Union, a nd there I
i ■■  mo n
i :    of   the    women'!
■ ■ h  had  bei n
!l" end i ■  portanl bo '
'   the National E onal
nd l Council of Wo-
■   ■   en In Canada were ai lei p
Bald  the spi aker.    They wen
lied iii try on 1  it    ai      b ts and
let   i! ell   .  ■  ■ ■   : ,    i
Humphrey'    Wind,    the
known  writer,  was  a   strong  opi -
ent ol women's franchise, bul she
had canvassed for her son In thl
cenl i-.nglish elections, ban written
what was avowedly the besl defence
of the House or Lords ever penned
yel she claimed that women were not
intelligent,  enough   to  vote!
People who do their own marketing are beglning to doubt the old
adage, "What goes up must come
Tuesday, July 5,  1910
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Tuesday, July  5,   1! I"
Al a recenl meeting of the city
council, Aid. Pattullo Informed the
members of thai body thai representatives of Insurance companies
had urged the adoption by the city
of a sail water system for lire protection. Aid. Pattullo simply threw out
the suggestion stating that such a
system was recognized as of prime
Importance, lie did not suggest that
he would favor it, but thought it was
worthy of consideration.
Like everything else affecting the
welfare of the city, we believe this is
worthy of careful consideration, but
we believe that it will be found at
the present stage of the city's development that the installation of
such a system is beyond the requirements of the place. A high pressure
system such as this suggested is an
expensive proposition. At best it
can only be used as a means of lighting (ire and be confined to the business section.
Prince Rupert has an important
question to deal with relative to the
general water supply. That question has to be faced almost at once
and we are satisfied that that will be
enough for a few years without the
duplicating over a part of the city of
another water system. The money
that would be spent on the high pressure salt water system can, we feel
satisfied, be employed to far better
advantage if expended in connection
with the general water systm which
will serve the double purpose of a
domestic system and a means of fire
It is true in a wooden city like this
must be for some time yet the question of fire protection is a serious
one. Exacting regulations must be
passed by the council and he stringently enforced if the place is to avoid
heavy loss by fire. On the other
hand there are factors in this city
that tend to lessen the risk very materially. The humid atmosphere during a very considetaDle portion of
the year is an advantage in this respect. With stringent regulations
enforced so as to avoid the chances
of a conflagration starting, the risk
in this city for insurance companies
is not nearly as great as in many
places where more elaborate systems
for fighting fire exists.
It has become recognized that the
only effective way of fighting fire is
to be in shape to stamp it out in the
incipient stages. Once a fire has secured a hold, it is practically impossible to extinguish it no matter what
the equipment is nor whatever city
in which it breaks out.
Under these conditions the great
requisite is to adopt rules and secure
equipment that will in the one case
render it very unlikely that a fire
will break out, and on the other
hand will provide for the department
being on the ground very quickly.
With such conditions, Prince Rupert
is not, in our opinion, a specially
heavy risk, ft is, In fact, from the
standpoint of the insurance companies, a good risk.
Companies are unreasonable very
often. Thoroughly organized, the
insurance corporations are inclined
to enforce upon municipalities far
too stringent requirements in return
for the risk taken by them. It has
been found necessary fur Boards of
Trade, city councils and other public
bodies in he continually on the alert
in frustrate the companies in their
unreasonable demands. Prime Ruperl will he no exception to the rule,
and th.' utmost cure will have to be
taken to avoid an injustice being
worked on the city.
The building bylaw the city council is putting through is being care-
tully considered so as to avoid danger from lire. With it put in force
Prince Rupert will be readily capable of protection, and the representatives of the underwriters should
not be unreasonable in their demands.
After a terrible experience in
which he fell and slid 1,500 feet
down a glacier on Bitter creek, Jasper Kaeger, a prospector, still lives,
says the Portland Canal Miner.
Kaeger was working in a particularly
perilous place and be leaped to another ledge which broke off, precipitating him 200 feet in a straight
fall. Then he rolled and bounded
to the foot of the mountain. He
was brought Into camp and Is now
under Dr. Richard's care.
lir. Qulnlan bus returned from
W. M. Brewer, M.E., lefl lust evening for Ketchikan.
.1. A. Andi: son, a uditor general of
; iic pi',. ince. Is expecb d here shortly
.Mr.  am!   Mrs.   Algar   have  arrived
.  . ere  I. om   England,  and   will  make
1 - ii- home In re.
* *    *
Miss  Mebius, of tbe public school
teaching staff, has gone to Nanaimo
I'ic i he holidays.
W, M. Davis, the new city engineei
from Berlin, Ont., is expected to
reach  here about  .Inly  11.
.1. tl. McNab bus been appointed
local agent of the C. I'. I!, here, and
has entered upon his duties.
Thomas Dunn, after spending a
few weeks in the south, returned last
evening on the Princess May.
\V. .1. Goepel, inspector of offices
under the provincial government
was in Hie city yesterday. He left
today for Hazelton.
It is announced that Hon. Richard
McBride and Hon. Price Ellison,
Chief Commissioner of Lands, will
visit  Prince  Rupert  in  August.
* H: *
Alex. Montieth, who has been engaged In the repairing department of
Foley, Welch & Stewart's river service steamers, left yesterday for Victoria. ,
»     •    •
Miss Rose Arnott, of Dryden, Ont.,
is spending her summer vacation in
the city, the guest of her brother,
Mr. George Arnott. She arrived on
the Princess May last evening.
Capt. John Irving, the veteran
navigation and mining man of the
coast, was a passenger on the Princess May last evening. He is on his
way to Stewart to inspect mining
properties there.
.       .       4
Mrs. Cowley, wlfu of the first surveyor under Capt. Musgrave of the
hydrographlc service on the coast,
is spending a few days here. Yesterday afternoon she received on board
the C.G.S. Lillooet. Afternoon t°a
was served by Mrs. Cowley from 4
to 6, and a number of her friends
took advantage of the occasion to be
present. She will return to Victoria
in a few days.
, o —
Attorney General Explains Why New
Legislation Should be Enforced
Hon. W. ,1. Bowser, acting premier, when interviewed recently
stated his reasons for refusing to suspend the enforcement of the Companies Act against which there has
been a vigorous protest.
"In the first place," he said, "It
would certainly hardly be my place
as attorney-general to suspend the
enforcement of an act against the
expressed will of the legislature of
the province. The provisions of the
act requiring outside companies doing business in this province to take
out licences or to register here were
Reted in justice to local companies.
It requires that if these outside companies do business after July 1 without registration, they shall be liable
to a fine of not less than $20, and
further than that they cannot sue
for debts contracted in this province.
"As an example of what I mean we
will say that a firm has a sum of
money invested in a biscuit or candy
factory here. It employs labor, pays
its taxes to the city and the province,
and so helps to bear its share of the
burden of government as well as adding to the prosperity of the company. But in the east or in the
United Stales is another company
carrying on a similar business. They
are probably able to get cheaper
labor and material, and ship in here
in competition with local firms without paying anything to the revenues
of the province whatever. Can anyone say that Is fair? I consider that
they should at least pay their registration fees, and I told the delegation that waited on me yesterday
that the act would come In force on
July 2 as It was Intended that It
"Another thing to be looked at is
this. Suppose some trouble arises
between a local mercantile house and
one of these outsiders, and the local
company wants to sue, Is it fair that
they should be compelled to go to
the trouble and expense of going outside the province to do so? If they
have any trouble with a local firm
they can sue right here, and If a
company is registered here they can
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the whole object is to give our local
firms that protection to which we
consider they are fairly entitled."
Eagles    Entertained   Their   Friends
Last Evening
The Eagles ball given last evening under the auspices of the local
lodge of the F. O. E., was an eminent
success. This is the first public
function of the kind attempted by
the Eagles in Prince Rupert, and it
was agreed by all who attended last
evening that as entertainers the society had nothing to learn.
The ball was held In Mclntyre's
Hall, which was quite artistically
decorated for the occasion, the eagle,
the emblem of the society, being conspicuous. Kauffman's oichestra
provided a good programme of dance
music and the floor was in excellent
shape. Joined with the fact that
about two hundred were present,
there was nothing lacking to make
the event highly enjoyable. A delightful supper was served and every
one heartily enjoyed themselvs.
Many colored waists are seen.
One sees leather-lined motor coats.
The Greek coiffure is the most
Tbe hat with the ribbon bow is
quite popular.
The two-toned silks continue in
great  demand.
Crashes and grass linens are well
thought   of.
Two materials frequently apear in
one summer gown.
The newest sleeves are slightly
more bell-shaped.
Ostrich feathers entirely cover the
crowns of many hats.
Cloth top shoes come in colors to
match  tailored costumes.
The newest colored handkerchiefs
are in polka dot designs.
Some braid novelties show touches
of  leather  in  their  make-up.
Cushion covers of suede leather
are exceedingly popular this year.
There is no sign of a wane In the
popularity of changeable silks.
Surah silk, such a favorite of a
generation or more ago, is again
Crystal fringe and embroidery In
crystal beads are used on evening
Gerald—I know that I am not
good enough for you.
Geraldine—If you and I agree as
well on everything, we shall get
along  beautifully together.
The Ministerial Association last
evening forwarded lo the city council a resolution passed at a meeting
of that body, praying for the early
consideration of the question of locating a cemetery for the city. The
association will be advised that thb
matter Is receiving attention.
A strong lodge of the 1. O. O. P.
is being formed in Prince Rupert.
There are many Oddfellows In the
city and a move was recently started
to organize locally. The formal
ceremony in connection with it will
take place within a few days, the
meeting place being the K. of P. hall.
All Oddfellows in the city are being
invited to assist in the formation of
the  local  lodge.
There is a laudable ambition on
the part of many young men in the
city to establish records for running.
Last evening "Billy" Bullock-Webster, with a fame extending through
the Okanagan decided a bet over a
three mile course, winning his money
easily. It was wagered that he could
not make the distance in twenty-
seven minutes. He accomplished It
in twenty-five minutes, much to the
sorrow of many Empire employees.
One Wing of Summer Home Destroy,
ed  With Heavy Loss
(Special to The Journal)
St.   Petersburg,  July   5.—A  wing
of  the   Czar's  summer   palace     has
been   destroyed   by   lire.     The   loss
was very heavy.
Prominent     Lawyer    of    Winnipeg
Dropped Head in Prairie City
(Special to Tbe Journal)
Winnipeg, July 5.—J. F. Prud-
homme, a well known French-Canadian of St. Boniface, who has recently charged that Horace Cbevrier offered to sell him a federal judgeship for his brother, County Judge
Prudhomme, dropped dead from
heart disease in a lawyer's office
here just before noon on Saturday.
Sooner  or  later  every  man   gets
it where he wears his collar.
In an Episcopal church, as one of
the wardens was carrying around the
large silver plate, a young lady of
four summers put in her mite, remarking as she did so, In a tone
that was heard by those in the neighboring pews, "Mamma, I put my
money in the pie pan!"
A  wife  is either  a  man's     better
half, or the whole thing.
No  man  Is  entitled  to  credit  for
being good if he isn't tempted.
Mend your own  faults and  don't
let the faults of others worry you.
"Are your poems widely read?"
"Well, the last one I wrote was
read by over fifty editors."
"You know, Miss Blank," said
the proprietor of a railroad station
restaurant, "there's a great deal in
having your sandwiches look attractive." "Yes, sir, I know it," replied
the girl. "I have dusted those sandwiches every morning for the last
ten days."
Some Rock
Set Us For Invntment
Rupert City Realty & Inform
ation Bureau, Ltd.
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that James Alexander McDonald, of Monarch, Al-
berta, occupation farmer, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands, siluated in
the Kilwancool or Chein Weill Valley:—Commencing at a post planted
at the N. E. corner about five and
onr quarter miles distant in a northwesterly direction from the north
end of Kilwancool Lake, thence south
SO chains, (hence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence cast
80 chains to point of commencement,
and containing 640 acres, more or
James W. Smith, Agent.
Dated May :!0, HllO. Jy5
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that .loh„ Cox, of
Monarch, Alberta, occupation farmer, Intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described
lands, situated in the vicinity of Kilwancool   or   Chean   Wcin  Valley:	
Comenclng at a post planted at' the
north-west corner and ahoul five and
one-quarter miles dlatanl in a northwesterly direction from the north end
of Kilwancool Lake, thence 80
chains south, thence 80 chains east,
thence 80 chains north, thence SO
chains west to point of commencement, and containing 640 acres,
more or less.
James W. Smith, Agent.
Dated May 30,  1910. jy5
The Thompson j
:: Hardware Co.
—Second Avenue-
< *   Paints. General Hardware,
Oils, Stoves and Ranges.
TENDERS will be received by the
Board  of  Police Commissioners  for
Police Uniforms.    Prices   and    samples to be submitted before July 6th.
Sec'y. Police Commissioners.
Coast Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, George A.
Poole, of Prince Rupert, occupation
printer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted on the north-east shore
line of Smith Island, distant about
one mile south-east from Lot 38, and
marked "G. A. P.'s North-west Corner Post," thence 20 chains south,
thence SO chains east, thence north
to shore line, thence following shore
line to point of commencement, containing ion acres, more or less.
Dated Saturday, July 2, 1910.
(First insertion July  5.)
NOTICE is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lands In
the vicinity of Itahine Lake, situate
in Range 5, Coast District, notice of
which was published in the British
lolunihia Gazelle, dated December
17, llios, is cancelled in So far as
said reserve relates lo lots numbered 1519, 1518, 1517, 1516, 1515,
1610, 1507, 1500, 1506A, 1503 1501,
1602, 1512, 1511, 1505, 1504, 1513,
1»14, 1509, 1508, 1530, 1527, 1528
1529, 1531, 1532, 1533, 1534, 1535,
lt>37, 1539, 1536, 1538, 1540, 1541
1544, 1543, 1545, 1546, 1542, 1547
1548, 1549, 1550, 1520, 1521 1522*
1523, 1524, 1525, 1526, and 1551. '
Deputy Commissioner of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 16th, 1910
(First insertion July 5.)
NOTICE is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lands in
the vicinity of Bablne Lake, and
situate in Cassiar District, notice of
which bearing date June 30th, 1909,
was published in the British Columbia Gazette, dated July 2nd, 1908, is
Deputy Commis loner of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 16th, 1910.
(First insertion July 5.) L
Tuesday, July 5, 1910
Negro Pugilist Proved Too Strong an  Opponent for the  Old
Time Master of the Ring, Jim Jeffries—Fight
Decided in the Fifteenth Round.
Jack Johnson, the negro, is still
the world's heavy-weight champion,
having knocked out James .1. Jeffries in the fifteenth round al Reno
yesterday. At the beginning of the
thirteenth round experts at the ringside passed out the verdict that Jeffries must simply slay and not light
if he hoped for any chance to stay
the limit. The fight was one-sided
from the start. The negro blocked
the old champion's blows at every
stage of the game and punished him
severely in the last five rounds of
the fighting. Johnson'went at his
man savagely. In quick succession
he delivered three knock-downs. Jeffries each time falling against, or
into the ropes. As Jeffries staggered to a foot-hold after the third
time he had been sent to the floor
Johnson sprang at him like a tiger,
and with a succession of lefts to the
jaw sent Jeffries down and out.
Johnson was seconded by Billy
Delaney, X. Cotton, Doc Rurey, and
Dave Hills.
Jeff's seconds were Jim Corbett,
Abe Attell, Joe Ch'oyenski, Bob Armstrong, Eugene Vancourt, Farmer
Burns, Roger Cornell and Sam Ber-
ger. Jeff's timekeeper was Bill Kal-
Tex Rickard announced that the
men were fighting for a purse of
$101,000; sixty per cent to the winner and forty per cent to the loser.
Rickard stated that he had given a
bonus of $10,000 to each man.
The fight began with odds 10 to 6
on Jeffries.
By rounds the fight went as follows:—
Round 1—The meu refused to
shake hands. Johnson sailed in with
great fury. After a long opening
session sparring, Johnson shot his
left to the face and they clinched.
Johnson pushed Jeffries back. Johnson swung his left to jaw as Jeff
roughed it at close quarters, the big
black shot his left again to the face.
The men locked arms and In the
break Jeff clouted his man twice with
two short-arm lefts to the face and
the crowd yelled. "Why don't you,
laugh?" shouted Corbett at Johnson,
and the latter winked and smiled
back at the former cuampion. The
men continued In locked embrace
and as the gong terminated the round
Johnson playfully tapped Jeff on the
shoulder and went to his corner
Jeff told his seconds to let him
alone; he would tight his own battle.
Round 2—Johnson came up chattering like a magpie, but Jeff only
smiled. "He wants to fight a little
bit, Jim," yelled Corbett. "You bet
I do, Mistah Corbett." As Jeff held
on, Johnson clouted him with a wicked right to the jaw. As the men separated from a clinch Jeff swung his
right to the stomach, which Johnson retaliated with two ripping left
uppercuts to jaw. Men closed together, Jeff leaning against the
champion with sheer weight of his
shoulders. It was a case of strength
against cleverness, with the Nubian
having the better of it. Johnson and
Corbett jollied each other.
Round 3.—Johnson came up slowly. Johnson jabbed left twice to face
as they clinched in. Johnson ripped
left upper cut lo jaw and neatly
blocked the boiler-maker's onslaught. As the men circled about,
the ring, Johnson kept up a constant
cross-fire of conversation. The men
separated and Johnson jabbed thrice
with left to the face and whipped
short-arm right to lace. Jeff rushed
but Johnson blocked him neatly with
vicious left to the face. Johnson
patted Jeff on the back as the round
closed. Johnson had a good advantage, but there was not much power
behind his stings.
Round 4—Jeff missed left swing,
Johnson rushed away, leaving a stab
to face. Johnson taunted Jeff constantly. "Don't rush, Jim. Don't
you hear what I am telling you,"
shouted Johnson, backing him up
with right upper-cut to jaw. Jeff
got in right to mouth and the blood
started flowing. "First blood for
Jeffries," yelled the crowd. Johnson
shot a hard left to the mouth, and
almost wrested his man against the
ropes. The smile had not faded
from Johnson's face. Jeff forced the
champion against the ropes with a
half-dozen short-arm body punches,
which found their mark in rapid suc
cession.     In   response  Johnson   shot
right to jaw.    It was Jeff's round.
Round 5—Johnson came up with
a volley of words. Jeff.paid no attention to his remarks, but rushed
in close and they wrestled around
for a spell. Jeff shot two rights to
body, which Johnson responded to
with a left upper-cut, cut ling Jeff's
lip a bit. Johnson a moment later
drove his right to jaw and then followed it with two left upper-cuts to
same place. Johnson jarred the
white man with straight left to the
mouth and they clinched. Both men
were bleeding at the mouth. Suddenly Jeff sent the black's bead back
a foot with a straight left tq mouth,
and the black looked serious as he
took his seat, not without giving
the boiler-maker the customary love
tap.    No damage.
Round 6—"I am going to mix with
him now," said Jeff. Three lefts
radiated from the champion's shoulder, catching Jeff on face in each
instance, and the blood seeped from
Jeff's left cheek bone. Both men
fought cautiously. A ring-side fan
asked Johnson if he would like a
drink. "Too much on hand now,"
replied the champion, as he ripped in
three left upper-cuts to the white's
jaw. Jeff waded in but met with a
nasty left uper-cut that closed his
right eye tight. Johnson followed
with two similar punches, and the
blood spouted from the retired champion's nose as he took his seat. Jeff's
seconds worked heroically on his
damaged optic.    Johnson's round.
Round 7—Jeff came with a ferocious rush and they clinched. Long
sparring followed without a blow
being struck. Jeff's eye was badly
bruised, but he never lost his head.
Johnson laughed as Jeff assayed a
right swing at close quarters. With
the men locked in embrace, Johnson' jolted his man three times over
the damaged right eye, and followed
this with right upper-cut to jaw.
Jeff stopped Johnson's bickerings
with straight right to jaw. Johnson countered with left and right to
sore face. The bell clanged, with
honors on Johnson's side, and Jeff
looking badly cut up as he took his
Round 8-—Jeff rushed In and the
black drove his left to mouth and
shortly after shot in two straight
lefts to face that carried force behind them. "Hello, jiuimy," shouted the black, "did you see that one?"
as they closed in without damage.
Jeff shouted "Break away, Johnson."
but Johnson did not break, and
laughed as Jeffries missed a vicious
left swing. Earlier Jeff, at close
range, had worked In two rights to
the body that failed to daze the
negro. Jeff pastered his man about
the ring, and the bell rang.
Round 9—Johnson kept up constant conversation in his corner before coming up to the scratch in this
round. He hooked left to Jeff's face
with great force and continued to
hurl tersely framed sentences at Jim
Jorbett. Johnson hooked another
left to the jaw that carried with it
a world of power. They clinched.
Jeff crouched and Johnson drove him
with a wicked left full tilt In the
stomach. A moment later he sent in
two left jabs to the mouth and eye,
but Jeff apparently paid little attention to these blows. The round
ended in Johnson's favor and with
Jeff's face bleeding from several
Round 10—Not much life marked
the coming to the center of the ring.
Johnson shot two lefts to the head
and follows:! this with a short-arm
right to the jaw. A long clinch,
mixed with wrestling, followed. Jeff
swung his right around the body.
The men confined themselves mostly
to Infighting and short streaks of
wrestling. Johnson always on the
alert to land a punch. Johnson
whipped two lefts to the jaw and a
right upper-cut to the jaw made Jeff
yell "Oh" audibly. Johnson peppered away with his left and clearly
out-boxed his sturdy opponent. It
was Johnson's round.
Round 11—Johnson smashed Jeff
time and again and sent in right and
left to the jaw, and the big boiler-
maker fought back wildly. Johnson
swung a terrible right, more of an
upper-cut, to the jaw, and followed
this with a clean right upper-cut to
the jaw, and Jeff almost weakened
Johnson with a left upper-cut. Jeff's
face was a bad looking itght at this
stage, but he suddenly electrified the
crowd by making a round-end rally,
I Marine News  of the Coast f
Word has been received from N'ew
Zealand thai the steamer Zealandla
hud been acquired by the company
lor the Canadian-Australian service,
and she will leave Sydney on her
lirsi trip to Canada on August l, arriving in Vancouver Annus: 24. The
new addition m the tleel will replace the Manuka on the Vancouver
run. The Zealandla is a new vessel,, built on the Clyde, anil is now eu
an axe, bones were found which Indicate that it is a man-eater. The
hones, from their size and weight,
are believed to be human, although
i lie largesl fragment is only four
Inches long, making it difficult to decide.
Another unusual find in <.ie stom-
ach, which might be inken as an Indication thai the bones are really human, is a piece of aluminum, now in
the po session of Captain Drogich,
None of i lie fishermen could explain
i route from England to Australia, ol' wiiai the thin curved plate of alu-
She is of ahum 7,000 Ions, and is milium had originally been a part,
slightly larger than the .Marama. She As soon as they came ashore, how-
was built for Messrs. lluddard, Par-j ever, it was Identified as part of a
I ker & Company, large ship owners ol  folding kodak.
| Australia. The vessel is luxuriously j The leather which covered the alu-
I filled, and is of the most modern ' minum frame and the wooden parts
| type of passenger boat, and carries of the kodak had been eaten away by
Miss Jeanne Russell now scoring a great success ut the Empress Theatre.
She will appear in "The American Girl" tonight
landing bis right to the jaw and a
hard left to the body that brought
the crowd to Its feet. Johnson, however, had a good advantage.
Round 12—The men clinched after the black had missed a hard left
for the jaw, remaining in this position half a minute. As Jeff rushed
in Johnson met him with a straight
left and right upper cut to the jaw.
With breast to breast the black
swung bard at Jeff with left to body
and face, all the time keeping up a
conversation with Corbett. Johnson
cleverly blocked blows intended for
the body and sent home a straight
right to the sore mouth, starting the
blood afresh. The negro shot a
straight left to the face and then
sent his man's head back a foot with
a similar blow. Jeff went to his corner spitting blood and with the
honors against him. Jeff's seconds
were ominously quiet at this stage.
On the other hand the Johnson fairly
hummed with life and hustle.
Round 13—Dealing out severe
punishment with every lap, the round
ended with Corbett advising Jeff to
cover up and stay away. Jeff stared
blankly into the middle of the ring
and appeared to be in bad shape.
Round 14—Jeff was met with a
straight left as he got up and a moment later another spiteful jab went
to the mouth. Johnson placed bis
stomach within Jeff's reach and
tauntly cried "Ain't that a nice belly,
Jim? Why don't you hit it?" Jim
did not. They closed in, Corbett
importuning nis man to beware of the
dangerous upper-cuts. Jeff's right
eye was almost totally closed at this
stage. Johnson sent some rapid fire
of left jabs to mouth and the big
white shook his head. "I'm as clever
as you are, Jim," shouted Johnson
to Corbett, and immediately an exchange of repartee followed. Jeff's
seconds looked blue.
Round 15—A clinch opened the
round, and then Johnson rushed
his man to the ropes, flooring him.
The white man was counted out as
he bung on to the ropes and the
crowd rushed into the ring before
the time keeper could count him out.
Local News
the Marconi system of wireless telegraph. It is said that Capt. . D. S.
Philips will command the Zealandla
With the new vessel running in
conjunction with the Marama and
Makura, the Union fleet will give
travellers the best of modern steamship service.
Neil Mclnnis has been made chiet
of the local fire brigade. He formerly filled a similar position at San-
Steps are being taken by the city
city council to urge upon the provincial government the erection of a
Jail here to serve tne northern portion  of  the province.
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Yesterday morning in the police
court, W. Patrick, on a charge of
vagrancy, was sentenced to three
months In jail with hard labor, and
a fine of $25. Two drunks were arraigned. One was fined $2, while
the other was remanded.
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Out at headquarters camp of tho
Westholme Lumber Company, who
have the contract for the railway,
two big Union Jacks floated to the
breeze, testifying to the patriotism
of the management and staff, says the
Portland Canal Miner, referring to
Dominion Day in that camp.
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J. H. McLeod, acting appraisei
of customs at this port, has been appointed a Dominion fruit inspector
for this port on the same conditions
as those which have governed the
appointment of officers of the customs at Nelson and Grand Forks. He
will be charged with the enforcement of the Fruit Marks Act in relation to imported fruits.
At the council meeting on Saturday night the announcement was
made by Mayor Stork that the telephone petition had been signed by
C. D. Rand and Mr. Aldous, representing two very strong syndicates
holding property in Prince Rupert.
The property which these men represented, had an assessed value of
about $300,000, which makes a ma-
jtorial addition to the list.
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Sol Cameron, of tue Westholme
Lumber Company, after spending a
few days in Prince Rupert, lefl on
Friday evening again for Stewart in
The C. G. S. Lillooet, Capt. Mus-
grave, has spent several days in port,
leaving again today to resume her
hydrographlc work in Dixon Entrance. The steamer spent Dominion
Day here and yesterday coaled up for
the ensuing month. For some time
Capt. Musgrave and his surveyors
were engaged in Masset Inlet. Lately
the vessel steamed Into Dixon Entrance to continue surveys there on
the route of the ocean steamers that
will enter the trans-Pacific trade
from this port.
Unfortunately the officers have
had bad weather for their work
there, the observation points being
hidden by clouds and mist for a good
part of the time. Capt. Musgrave is
in hope, however, that conditions
may now be better.
The staff of surveyors belonging
to the Lillooet has been increased
recently. In addition to Mr. Cowley
and Mr. Davis, there have arrived
fjrom the East, W. I-I. Powell and C.
Ross, who have entered upon their
Mr. Cowley has been in charge of
a party with headquarters on Kennedy Island this summer. A camp
is maintained on the island and by
means of a launch the hydrograhpic
work is being carried on.
the juices of the shark's stomach.
When the deposit of grease had been
scraped from the plate the words
"No. 3 folding pocket kodak, model
A, patented," were plain. It is believed that perhaps the owner of the
kodak can be traced through the
maker of the camera, as there are
other factory marks on it which may
allow of its being identified.
S.   Said   (o   Have   Made  it   Necessary to Instill System on Ships
A Washington dispatch reported
through the United Wireless Company says that President Taft has
signed a compulsory wireless telegraph bill, which will have the effect
of compelling all American steamers to carry the wireless. It will also
be compulsory on all steamers making regular calls at American ports,
whether American owned or not. The
new regulation does not go Into effect at once, one year being allowed
steamers in which to comply with the
order. It will apply to all steamers
licensed to carry fifty passengers or
a crew of ten men.
Capture of One Made Near Port Angeles by Two Fishing Schooners
• Milling  Properties Showing Dp
ill  Good  Style This   Spring
Among the south bound passengers
on the Princess Royal last Saturday
was James Lipscombe, who for years
has been the agent of the White Pass
company at Atlin. He was on his
way east to visit his father who is
very ill at Parry Sound. He will be
absent for two months.
Mr. Lipscombe had only been in
Atlin a few weeks when he received
the news of his father's illness. The
camp, he says, promises well this
summer. There is, in fact, better
prospects than there has been for a
long time. This Is due to the fact
that the frfee milling properties are
looking bright. On the Engineer
group very rich free milling quartz
is being taken out and the operators
are very sanguine. In some instances picked samples have run Into
thousands of dollars to the ton. A
five stamp mill Is at work and the
camp Is very hopeful.
After a terrific struggle lasting
seven hours, a gigantic shark, 36
feet long, and estimated to weigh
more than fifteen tons, was captured by the combined crews of the fishing boats Good Partner and Pioneer
II. between Port Angeles and Port
Crescent a week ago. The monster
is believed to be the largest fish ever
caught in these waters.
The Good rnrtner and the Pioneer
II. much battered and battle-stained,
with crews nursing more or less seri-
out wounds, towed the mammoth
carcass into Elliott Bay yesterday. In
spite of the thirty horsepower engine
with which each is equipped, it took
the two boats fifteen hours to get
the big shark down from Port Town-
send. When pulled to the surface the
tall was seen to be full of splinters
and blue paint as the result of struggles to demolish the Good Partner.
The shark is 18 feet in circumference at its middle, and about
twelve feet around the head. The
huge triangular mouth on Ihe under
side Is live feet across. The flukes
of the lail are six feet apart. The
body is gray, and covered with liny
spikes which make it  feel like a file.
Efficiency of  Route Proved  at Time
of King's Death
John Milward, Australian manager
of the Pacific Cable, who arrived recently on this coast on his way to
Montreal, will meet A. S. Baxendale,
London, chairman of the Pacific
Cable board, and discuss with the officials of the C.P.R. Telegraph company the leasing of a wire from Vancouver to Montreal as announced In
The Journal previously.
Mr. Milward stated that the business of the Pacific Cable has grown
enormously of late and is bound to
Increase to a remarkable degree.
This has made it necessary that the
board secure a land link which will
be under its control at all times. The
securing of this will also give a
great impetus to the Imperial press
As an instance of the efficiency of
the Pacific Cable Mr. Milward mentioned that at tbe time of the King's
death the London office filed a press
story with the Commercial Cable and
Eastern Extension and also with the
Pacific Cable. The Pacific Cable beat
its rivals by several hours in the delivery of the message In Australia.
The Belle of Scotland, laden with
rails from Sydney. C.B., for the G. T.
P., Is expected here in about a week's
time to unload.
The C. P. R. steamer Princess
Beatrice, which passed south yesterday, had a small number of passengers on her irip.
Captain  Prank  Strathford  has resigned command of the tug William
connection with the
of work on the railway contract
which he holds from D. D, .Mann. A
camp has been established about
three miles from the water front
where Thomas Cameron is In charge
of the work. Already a force of men
are at work and more will be given
employment as they offer.
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The Prince Rupert Rifle Association Sunday afternoon shot against
a team drawn from the C.G.S. Lillooet at the range. The Lillooet
team consisted of Messrs. Allan, M.
Parker, Slnclare, Davis, Richards,
Young, Campbell, Thatcher, Johnson
and Newman. Their score totalled
305. The Rupert team consisted of
Parkinton, Crippen, Johnson, Sanders, McNeill, Franks, Godson, Pills-
bury, Brown, Agnew. Their score
was 456. Mr. Parkinton made the
highest score, making  61.
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This evening a reception is to bo
tendered the new pastor of the Methodist church, Rev. C.  Ring and  Mrs.
commencement       When  first  seen  the fish  was  he- Jolllffe and will take the position ot
lleved   lo   be  a    whale     or     basking pilot   un   the   Prince   Rupert   in   place
shark,   bill   when   the   belly   was   cut of   Captain   George   Robertson,   who
into after fifteen minutes' work with Hikes command of the Prince George.
Sing. Il will take place in the
church iind the reception will be tendered on behalf of the official board,
the various societies and the congregation generally. All are invited
to be present. The ministers of tho
other denominations in the city havo
been Invited to attend. Refreshment
will be served during the evening,
and a musical and literary program
will be given.
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The Princess Roya on her way
south from Skagway, called here on
Saturday forenoon. She had on
board a number of commercial
travellers who had made the trip In
to Dawson on the first opening of
navigation and were now on their
way out again. Among them was
George Hall of Pauline & Co., Victoria. They report that business Is
good in Dawson.    The Iditarod rush
had had a beneficial effect upon the
Dawson merchants. The cold weather in the north had led a lot to outfit with warmer materials on arrival
at Dawson.
Aid. Hildltch, speaking for Aid.
Barrow, who could not be present al
last evening's council meeting, called
attention to the fact that trees wera
being cut down In the public parks.
Some action should be taken. His
Worship said that at the present tlma
the land was under government control. Aid. Pattullo favored urglna
the government lo do something, and
at the same time the city pollco
might also exert their best Influence
in thin direction. His Worship was
enpowered to see the government
agent, urging that steps be taken to
preserve the trees In (h parks.
Tuesday, July 5, 1910
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The mil ion that enough money to
buy Dreadnoughts also buys • ' toi y
is a maxim of the valorously ignorant, writes Arnold White in a London exchange. Unpurchasable are
the mosl precious elements in the
navies and armies of the world. We
do not, as a nation, "sense" tbe true
relation ol money to war; not do our
cousins across the Atlantic, any
more than ourselves, grasp the full
bearing of the problem of war. The
primary law of our national exist
ence is that no navy is the lease use
that is not good enough to win on
"the Great Day." A warship is
only a gun carriage afloat; tbe gun
—not the button, ihe torpedo, the
gold lace, the ram, the dockyard
the admiral, or the Admiralty—is
the dominant factor in naval affairs.
For the gun everything and everybody naval, from "my lords" to the
punkah wallah in the Persian Gulf
from Dreadnoughts to dinghies, come
into existence. On the altar of the
gun the slack must be sacrificed.
So self-evident a truth has not
long enjoyed official recognition. The
era of goldleaf—I will not use the
contentious word "paint"—Ib not
forgotten by anyone over twenty-one
years of age. When I wake in the
morning the sun illuminates a photograph of a portion of the main deck
of one of the scrapped battleships.
In this picture figures of Mercury,
covered with gold leaf, gilded capstan, and gilded iron and steel work
record the methods uy which promotion came to smart, commanders in
the later Victorian era. These adornments were paid for by naval officers, not by the nation. When the
shifting of the centre of gravity
from South to North compelled the
Admiralty to abandon its aversion
from perspective better shooting became the vogue—but with nil the
energy and inventiveness of tbe
early-Edwardian gunnery authorities
they did mil then, and do not now,
act on the principle that gunnery is
not a game, bin the most serious exe-
cutlve aci which the nation can delegate to a picked caste of highly
trained ami trusted officers and men,
Quick  Acting
That Hie Admiralty and its apolo-
gists have complacently regarded
gunnery regulations and rules as the
rules and regulations of a form of
sport is shown by the system of com
petition between ship and ship, and
between fleet and fleet, and the an
nual publication of gunnery returns
is given in precisely the same form
as batting averages or jockeys' wins
on the flat are published at the end
of each season.
Quick Hitting
That there was a time when tbe interest of the Fleet had to be secured
somehow on the side of quick hitting is not to be gainsaid. It was
necessary for a season to resort to
the expedient of pitting ship against
ship and fleet against fleet, thus enlisting the emulation of sportsmanship on the side of good gunnery.
As a means of waking the Navy a
form of sporting competition was an
excellent plan; as a means of securing proficiency in the art of winning
battles the plan leaves much to be
Naval war is not a competition between individual ships, but between
the relative weight of well-directed
lire that can be concentrated on a
fleet by a fleet. If ten ships fire
synchronously at one enemy ship nobody knows under our sporting system of gunnery who hits and who
misses. In a word the treatment, of
gunnery as a game is not an operation of war. As a line of advance
inwards actual war practice competitive gunnery has everything to
be Bald for il. liui as you do not
teach men only to toddle, bin also
to run, when enti i ■ tl for a Maral linn
rai'    ■'. here  tin i he cham
pion . |p of the world,   o Brll Isl na-
i ■] gunnery  must  I ilie' i tl of its
iwaddllni     ' f It is to prevail
In the houi of trial.
Question of System
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'  libor-
of four shl lal   the
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fl ■ though   fi islble,   is
not carried out In our service. 1
have been taken seriously to task
by i nd Navy Gazette and
the Naval and Military Record for
suggesting thai slackness should bo
penalized. Both these journals, in
commenting on this subject, assume
thai I am pleading for the punishment oi gunnery lieutenants, and
that alone. TIiIb is far from the tact.
If our failure to arrive al a higher
standard of tleel tiring be due to
the slackness of gunnery lieutenants,
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by all means let them reap what is
their due. If, however, such performances of those of the Mars and
Magnificent are the result of Inability to see the target, what are we to
think ot the system that compels a
ship to fire into the brown of an
Atlantic or North Sea fog which
hides the target from view? The injustice of such a system to keen officers is redoubled by the publication
of ships' battle practice in "order of
merit," without stating which ships
fired at targets they could see and
which were the unlucky competitor.1
who could not see t ^ mark.
Nor am 1 impressed by the M -
joinder to- my indictment, which is
based on the plea that the Lords of
the Admiralty are satisfied with the
"all round improvement." The question at issue is not whether the Department of Naval Ordnance is satisfied with itself, but whether the
British gunnery system is inferior
to the German gunnery system. If
it be true that fire control is further
advanced in the Imperial Navy than
in the Royal Navy, then it Is not gunnery lieutenants who should be reprimanded, but the Director of
Naval Ordnance who should be
brought to book and required either
to improve the system forthwith or
make way for an officer who will do
Slackness Somewhere
Slackness is not necessarily restricted lo gunnery lieutenants; in-
deed, I have never personally known
i case of a slack gunnery officer. All
I   ha\ e said, or nieani  I" say. is that
there is slackness somewhere, ami
thai wherever it is, lei it be rooted
mil  in  any cosl   to  Individuals.
'I he   \i my and  Navy Gazette, in a
 I   thoughtful  article,  admits
that if my strict tire: .van ■ arranted
i an 'fully justified' in .hawing at-
entlon to the mailer. The Naval and
Military Record also ailmils that
tin Is i learly room for very great
in provement in the shooting of the
tall of the fleet." To both these
e ■ .y student of naval affairs "is under greal oblige I Ions, ami
! accept their criticisms with sincere
deference. Bui they both give away
I he whole rase by admitting the
faults of the existing system.
Democracy and the fighting Ser-
,flces will always find flatterers. It I
is an ungracious task fur any civilian j
lo undertake to polnl oui organic de-!
feels.     1   have  never  yet   sue led
in criticising naval gunnery in tho
right way. But at least I have lived
to see the right  thing  done   in   the
fast, and am not in the least anxious about the future, if only the
Press will not boycott those who are
i nable to write smooth things about
naval gunnery when vital changes are
essential to national existence.
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His Royal Highness the Duke of
Connaught, who, it is announced,
will be Canada's next governor-general, was bred up as a soldier, just
as the Duke of Edinburgh became a
sailor. His military studies began
at the age of nine, under Captain El-
phinstone, later Sir Howard El-
phinstone, of the Royal Engineers.
He has been no holiday soldier, but
saw service in the field during the
campaign against Arabi Pasha, in
1882, and was present at the battle
of Tel-el-Keber, at the head of the
brigade of Guards. Some years later
a report was circulated that in order
to keep the prince out of danger,
General Wolseley, the English commander-in-chief, ordered him to the
rear during the assault upon the fortified lines of the Egyptian rebels.
This precaution was said to have been
taken in obedience to Instructions
received from London, where there
was some anxiety as lo the personal
safely of his royal highness. The
story, however, was denied, both by
Mr. Childers, who was (hen in the
war Office, and by Lord Wolseley,
who declared emphatically that the
deke "took his chance like everyone
else; I hud no better brigade under
my command than bis," added Hie
As a uiai ter of fact, the duke ne\ er
Irked the duties of a soldier.
II is related thai one day during his
early soldiering be was marching towards Aldershnt with his battalion
of the Rifle Brigade, Tbe general
in command of the district obse-
quently sent down a horse In nieei
him in order thai his royal highness
might ride to camp, as the inarch
had been a long and tiring one. His
royal highness, however, al once de-
cllned io avail himself of the tempting liui irregular offer, saying thai
as In' was a company officer it was
bis duty to march into camp with his
The long and unfailing attention
in detail which has been such a
prominent characteristic with the
duke has endowed him with a mind
of remarkable clearness.    Once dur
ing the manoeuvres on Salshury
Plain the correspondent of a London
newspaper had been to the duke getting some particulars of the disposition of tbe northern army, of which
his royal highness was in command.
"Well," said the newspaper man afterwards, "they can say what they
like about people getting the credit
for the suggestions ,of others, but,
look here," pointing to some voluminous notes, "this is what the duke
has just given off to me 'mm his
own head without a scrap of paper,
as I'm a sober man, or a word from
a living soul." And he exhibited a
list showing the precise dispositions
of every fraction of the duke's extended command during the hostilities which has just ceased for that
In 1879 he was married to the
Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia,
then a girl of nineteen. She is the
Kaiser's second cousin, being a
daughter of the late Prince Frederick Charles, better known by the
sobriquet of "the red prince," who
served with much distinction as the
commander of a German army corps
during the war with France in 1870
and 1871.
The three children of the Duke
and Duchess of Connaught have inherited the popularity of their par-
neis. The eldest, Princess Margaret
Victoria, who was horn in 1SS2, is
married lo (lusiavus Adolphus,
Crown Prince of Sweden and Duke of
Scandinavia, in due course she will
become Quean of Sweden, and her
children will sit upon the historic
throne of Gnstavus Vusn. Sweden
will ibus bo one of the seven European kiuddoms lo bo ruled by descendants of Queen Victoria, tho
other six being Germany, Russia.
Spain, Norway, Greece and Bulgaria.
Prince Arthur's youngesl daughtei
is the lovely PrincesB Patricia, whoso
name is the feminine form of Patrick. Prince Arthur's son, who also
bears the name of Arthur, is a fine,
manly Englishman. Some years ago,
when the grand-ducal throne of
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha became vacant,
the succession passed to the Duke ot
Connaught, bul he renounced his
right of it. The next heir was his
son, tbe young Prince Arthur, but
after living in Saxe-Coburg for a
short time, tbe English lad found the
iron rigidity and the exacting etiquette of a small German court to be
not at all to his taste. He therefore abandoned his claims to the
German principality, thereby endearing himself to all good Englishmen.
The throne of Coburg passed to his
cousin, Prince Charles Edward, son
of tbe late Duke of Albany, the
youngest son of Victoria.
Chinese Imperial Decree Refuses Demand Made by Leaders
An imperial deci\.o .u»b been issued at Pekin refusing the popular
and insistent demand recently made
for the immediate convocation of a
national parliament.
The urgent petition, which was
presented by delegates to the provincial assemblies and was suppor)
ed by organizations of merchants
throughout the country, was considered at the first meeting of the council of the empire held during the
regency of Prince Chun. Following
the deliberations the government's
position is now made known.
It appears that the regent proposes to adhere to his original programme, which provides for a general legislative party to be summoned
nine years after the meeting of the
provincial assemblies, „noeh were
constituted by a decree of the throne
made on May 9 last. Concurrent
with the summons of the national
assemblies to meet on October 30,
announcement was made of ninety-
six members, representing all classes
and the people were Instructed to
prepare for a parliament. The delegates, however, wished the Immediate establishment of a general popular legislative body and in this they
were encouraged by Hie merchants
who have refused to nay the stami
lax, hoping in this way to Influence
Prince Chun. The agitation crystal-
Ilzi d eui 1;. in .lane when the delegates met in the capital and
memorializing the throne, declared
their intention of remaining in Pekln
until their demands were granted.
Eight ot the number were pledged to
suicide in the event that a refusal
was met with.
The delegates included several
from the Chinese colonies in the
Philippines, Australia and elsewhere,
and as they were believed to represent the revolutionary element
among Chinese living in foreign lands
they were closely watched by the
police spies. Tiie leaders of the
movement, however, made known
that they did not propose to employ
drastic measures, much less an anti-
dynastic revolution resulting from
the introduction into China of the
armies of ofreign powers.
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in a recent speech at Liverpool,
Lord Milner was emphatic on the
duties of the Mother Country towards our crown colonies.
"Our stepmotherly neglect ot the
crown colonies," he said, "has been
one of the least honorable pages in
our history. As governors of the
native populations we have held, at
any rate since the abolition of the
slave trade, a fairly high record for
humanity, but in respect of their
development we have been extraordinarily unenterprising. There was
now a more progressive and liberal
policy. It might, In given circumstances, be vital for our great industrial country to have the raw material upon which our principal industries depended produced within
regions under our own control. There
was now much greater competition
for raw material, and it was of signal
importance that we bad in our own
empire lands capable of supplying
these natural products upon which
there was to be in the future 'the
greatest run:'
"There was, therefore, a call for
more serious and systematic, study
of the conditions and for a more
highly trained and expert administration. We have arrived at the end
of the process of physical expansion. We do not want more territory—in truth it would nut be good
for us. We have enormous work he-
fore us in making the best of the
territories we already possess. Nothing strikes me more constantly in
what I might call the misdirection of
national energy than the extraor-
llnary contrast between the amount
of time and labor and ingenuity—
and, I might add, of temper—which
is expended upon the least of our
home political questions compared
with the plentiful lack of energy devoted to even the biggest problems
of empire, and especially the biggesl
problems of our crown colonies.."
In   wiping  the  kitchen  range  use
a small hag as a glove.
Paper bags, which accumulate so
fast, may be put to good use in the
If your wash boiler suddenly
"springs a leak" throw in a handful of corn meal.
Cutting onions, turnips and carrots across the fibre makes them
more tender when cooked.
To brown pie crust: Wash over
top crust with a little milk. Makes
it a nice light brown.
When soaking mackerel or other
salt fish see that the skin side is
placed uppermost.
Keep doughnuts and cookies In a
covered crock and they will remain
moist much longer.
Rolls may be re-warmed and
made crisp and good if placed, in a
paper bag in a hot oven.
A large apron for covering the
skirt to be used for bedmaking can
he made from half a discarded
When cleaning house a convenience is a stick with a notch In the
end to lift picture cords from
If the sides are sewed together
and the sheets cut through the cen-
ter ii will he given a new lease of
life.    '
The flat taste of boiled water may
he removed by pouring from one
plti her io another  in  the open  air.
T.i prevent i
When the lace curtains are ready
lo he washed, baste a narrow strip
of muslin along each outer edge
and let it remain until the washing
and drying process is completed
and you will find your curtains are
straight and do not sag.
Curtain hints: On a nice warm
day take your curtains that will
not stand for stretching, wash and
starch them, then while wet put
them on their curtain rods and
hang them in sunny windows; then
stretch them down and sideways
enough to smooth them out a little;
then raise the windows top and bottom to let the air or wind move
them to and fro, and in no time
your curtains will be dry and look
as nice as when stretched. Think
of the time you save! In the sum-
ment time this is an easy method. .'
Tuesday, July 5, 1910
Items of General Interest From Centres in British Columbia.
Eastern   Railway  Lines   Had   Fierce
Rattle to Combat  Insects
To  Exhibit   Fruit
Vernon.—At a recent meeting of
the board of trade of Vernon, M. J.
O'Brien reported that the committee
appointed to solicit subscriptions for
the exhibition of fruit in England,
had met with very gratifying success.
About $2,500 had already been subscribed, and more could \io obtained
If necessary. It would probably be
decided, he thought, that the board
would exhibit at the Vancouver apple show, as well as in the Old Country, but he expected that, all necessary funds would be obtained without trouble, as the project appealed
very strongly to all who had been
approached, and a cheerful response
had met the committee in its canvass.
they have been incurred, thus simplifying the termination of its corporate existence.
Asbestos Deposit
Pcnticton.—A rich strike of asbestos has been muue on Manard's
ranch, two miles from Okanagan
Falls, according to report. Tbe expert states that a vein containing 1
to 1 1 inches of solid asbestos ore
has been discovered with a surface
width of 56 Inches. Bordering the
vein of asbestos are deposits of
nlckle and graphite. Samples of the
ore met with have been sent to the
coast to be assayed. If, as is expected, a favorable reply is received
development work will be commenced immediately. It is slated that
Mr. Manard has been offered $350,-
000 for the piece of his property containing the mine, providing that an
average depth of three Inches is
maintained throughout the length of
the vein.
Co-operative Move
New Westminster.—An Associated
Board of Trade for the Fraser River
Valley, embracing all the municipalities between Agassiz and the mouth
of the Fraser, Is the scheme that C.
H. Stuart Wade, secretary of the
New Westminster Board of Trade.
has been working on for somo
months. The object is the improvement of commercial and agricultural
conditions and the investigation of
such other matters as will be for
the general advancement of the entire district. To accomplish this
each municipality has organized a
board within its own area. Many of
the boards are having pamphlets issued pertaining to the particular district they serve; others are appropriating money for newspaper advertising purposes, and other
schemes are in the making. In consequence of newspaper and magazine
articles sent' out by the secretary
of the New Westminster board many
letters of inquiry are being received
In this city from all parts of the
Carried Bylaw
Vancouver.— By a vote of over
four to one, in tile heaviest bylaw
polled in the history of the city, the
properly owners of Vancouver gave
their assent to the False Creek agreement between the city and the V. V.
& 10. railway company, by which the
latter is granted sixty-one acres in
i be head of the creel in exchanj
for the extinguishment of the riparian rights on the north shore. From
the opening of the ward polls at 9
o'clock in the morning until they
closed at night at 7 p.m. there was
a continual stream of voters pouring
in to register their opinions, and the
total registered vote of 3,374, not.
including spoiled ballots, shows how
keenly the issue touched the average
ratepayer. Figures of the voting on
the bylaw were: For, 2,717; against,
057. Necessary number of votes to
carry, 2,025. Majority over three-
fifths, 692.
New Car Shops
Kamloops.—The    C.    P.    R.     has
started big improvements which  will
result in the expenditure of not less
than $250,000.    The work in project
embraces  the  demolishment  of  the
present buildings and the building of
an   entirely  new   machine  shop   and
round house.    The new shop will be
constructed entirely of concrete and
si eel with cement floors, fitted in all
departments   with   I he   latest   appliances  in  the line  of machinery.     It
will be divided into four different departments,    including      the    engine
room,    boiler    room    and    machine
room. Besides the departments there
will be the offices of the foreman and
his assistants.    A Urge coal bunker
will occupy one section of tbe building.     The old round  house is to be
entirely  demolished  and a  new  one
constructed containing a much greater  stall  capacity  for  engines.     This
will  also  be constructed  of  cement,
brick and steel.    The entire trackage
of the present system of the yards
will  be  removed  and  relaid  in  accordance with the new buildings, and
will  In all probability  also necessitate the removal of the tracks now
running through the main thoroughfare.
Emigration in Empire
Would Forfeit Charter
Victoria.—An application is to be
made to the Supreme Court by W.
J. Taylor, K.C., for the disqualification of the reeve and councillors of
North Saanich Municipality, this being but the approved procedure for
the demunlcipalization of that extensive suburban district and its reversion again to Provincial government administration as an unorganized district. The municipal authorities, the prominent residents by
whose activities the incorporation of
the municipality was brought about
and in fact all parties directly interested are said to favor the surrender
of local autonomy, finding Unit under municipality rule their tax contributions are harder and their roads
etc., less efficiently maintained. It
is Mr. Taylor's contention (hut North
Saanich municipality never was
legally Incorporateo  law limit-
lug  io 2, i acres the area of any
municipality in which a townsite
exisis in which twenty lots have been
sold lo Individual owners. Sidney
furnishes an example of such a town-
site am! vol North Saanich municipality contains upwards of 1 1,000
acres. Other points are under consideration which il is held must nullify the charter of the municipality,
which happily has paid its debts as
Carrier Pigeon In North
Hazelton. — The Interior News,
published at Aldermere published
the following: "This paper has received the following message from J.
MacKendrlck at Babine Lake, dated
June 15th: 'Today there landed here
two carrier pigeons. They seemed
very tired and were exceptionally
hungry. On one leg of each bird
was noticed a small aluminum ring.
By means of some grain we captured one, but the other at once flew
away In a southernly direction. Inscribed on the ring on the captured
bird was engraved the following:
V.H.C. 957, 1907. On the bird being
released it at once started off in the
direction of its mate.' "
One-half of the human race makes
rice their chief food, says Science
Piltings. The people of India, China,
and Japan are rice eaters. A medical
correspondent, who has lived among
the Chinese and Japanese never
knew one to have dyspepsia. Rice as
a food, he claims, is. equal to wheat,
rye, barley or corn, as to nutritious
value. It has this advantage, we are
told, over all oilier cereals as lo its
being digested in one hour. All other
cereals take from two and a half to
three and a half hours lo digest.
Rice is soon out of the stomach  thus I j~t*
The ('. P. R. trainmen who run between St. John, N. II., and McAdam
are facing a period of extreme discomfort owing to the caterpillar pest,
says the St. John Telegraph. This
seems now to be established as an
annual affair. Insignificant as these
worms appear when viewed singlj
or in small numbers, they have, for
the last three years, cost the C. P. R.
a large amount of money. Up to the
last few days of their stay last summer they were almost invulnerable,
mil delayed every train, freight and
passenger alike, which passed
through the district upon which they
annually descend. A successful
method of combatting them was at
last liii upon, however, and it Is expected that this will be effective this
season and that they will not be
nearly the nuisance which they have
been heretofore.
Trainmen who arrived here last
night: say that for a distance of several miles in the vicinity of Routh the
caterpillars cover the tracks so completely that not a glimpse of steel
can be seen. When the wheels of the
locomotives strike the worm belt
they turn uselessly, as if the rails
were soaped.
In previous years no amount of
steam or ot manoeuvering was at
first effective in removing the worms,
or In allowing the trains to proceed
at any kind of speed. It was sim
ply a case of the crew climbing down
and getting to work with brooms,
and this was not only very slow but
also very exasperating, for the caterpillars were there in billions, and
crawled on almost as fast as they
were brushed off. As an improvement upon the hand method the
scheme was tried ot nxing brooms to
the front of the cow-catcher, but
this was a failure.
When the trainmen were almost at
their wits' end, not only through loss
of time and extra labor, but also
through the sickening effects of a
trip through the infected zone, the
happy thought was at last hit upon
of utilizing the very power which the
worms were rendering useless to put
them out of the way. Steam pipes
were affixed to the engines where the
escaping steam would strike the
worms before the front wheels of
the engine ground into them. This
nearly did away with' the trouble.
Instead of burning the worms up
with an accompanying odor which often left the men almost HI, the engine calmly boosted the Invaders out
of the way.
The vast army reaches the rails
each year en route to its feeding
grounds. Every tree on either side
of the track,' as far as the eye can
reach, is stripped absolutely bare ot
leaves, and the district is desolated.
The success of the steam system this
year will be interesting to watch.
Fred Stork
Washington Cafe
Seats For  Ladies
Everything Clean and Tasty
Prices Reasonable
Second Avenue, near Seventh Street
saving nervous energy for natural
repair of the body. The besl rice is
the unpolished, as a large percentage
of the mil 'Itl ' '"" of rice is losl
in the pr ss of whitening the rice,
BeBldes Hie whipping process to
make ii white, they use a coming of
glucose and laic lo finish up the process.     Unpolished rice is the best.
A minister had been urging his
flock to give a hearty welcome to the
stranger within the gate. After tbe
service he went to the door, as usual,
and began to shake nands with the
people. An intelligent-looking young
girl, apparently a stranger, wus
greeted heartily. "I hope we may
see you often here," he said. "We
always have a warm welcome for
new faces." "Thank you, sir," she
replied, modestly. "Do you live hereabout?" he went on. The girl looked at him puzzled. "Yes, sir, I do."
"Will you kindly leave your address,
and my wife and I will call on you
some evening," he said. "You would
not have to go far to
am your cook."
find  me—I
Lumbago is greatly relieved by
bandaging with a flannel bag filled
with very hot salt where the pain
is felt.
Pans greased with butter will
make the bottom crust of pies soft
and flaky and prevent them from
being soggy.
Celery can be much improved by
soaking it for an hour in Ice-cold
water in which a lemon has been
To remove ink stains from linen,
place the marked linen in a saucer
of milk, and the following day In
When peeling oranges start from
the end where the stalk has been,
and the pith will come off with the
outer skin.
When cooking onions, set a tin
cup of vinegar on the stove, and
ii boil, and no disagreeable
odor will be noticed in the room.
Toothache can be alleviated by
rubbing some bicarbonate of soda
round the teech, aim then rinsing
i! e mouth wiib  win m water.
'fry and lune cross ventilation In
your kitchen, and you never will
be annoyed by the odor of cooking
foods  penetrating  other  rooms.
When boiled custard is sliglnly
over-cooked it may be brought back
to tbe right consistency if it be
thoroughly beaten with an egg-
Raised biscuits should be lightly
wiped with butter before putting
in the oven so they will separate
smoothly and not leave Jagged
Twilled sheets, by reason of their
softness and substantial weave,
make excellent polishing cloths and
good undercovers for ironing
In the sickroom there Is no end
to the possibilities of an old sheet.
One-half laid across the bed undel
the patient will serve as a draw
The magnitude of the emigration
problem is being attested on every
hand. For instance, no fewer than
forty-nine bodies concerning themselves with its various aspects, took
part in the conference held in London reci ntly, undi r the a sph ee of
the Royal Colonial Institute, says
Canada, published in London.
Again, i bough it is not wholly reliable, the annual report ol ;.:■' Board
of Tradi on "Hie passenger move-
aenl b "on the United Kingdom
and plai is abroad" contains a formidable mid suggestive array of
figures. In 1909 the total number
of "outward passengers" was 17 1,-
378, which compares with 386,411 in
1908, and has only been exceeded in
the years 1900 and 1907. Of ibis
number, 194,8117, or 41 per cent,
contracted to land ai ports within
the British Empire, 113,318 going to
Canada—an Increase of 17,890 over
the previous year—while 259,933
went lo the United States—an increase of no less than 61,012. There
could be no stronger reason for the
putting forth of every possible effort
to ensure both that emigration from
Ureat Britain should be conducted
on right lines, and that this great
stream of departing citizens should
be kept within the bounds of Greater
Britain. There is involved a duty
to the Empire no less than to humanity.
These    were    the    considerations
which underlay  the whole course of
the discussion at the Royal Colonial
Institute  Conference.    Diversities of
method  and  point  of view at times
obscured  them,   but  every  now  and
then they rose again to I he surface,
and  reminded  those    concerned     of
their  presence  and   insistence.     The
very fact that so many different societies took part speaks well for the
attention  that is being given to the
problem In the Mother Country. And
it was gratifying to hear   from    so
many  independent  workers     of  the
success which had   followed   settlement in Canada and other parts of
the Empire Overseas, and of the well
nigh unlimited field still lying open,
so be it the men and women are willing and able to work.    The multiplicity of   these   agencies    suggests
that some may overlap each other's
sphere  of  usefulness.    To  some  extent this is no doubt true;  it is inevitable in the circumstances.    But
there is another aspect of the situation.    The study of the problem of
emigration is as yet only in its infancy, and were there not numerous
societies  like  tnese  in  existence,  it
would not be approached from nearly so many of   its    different    sides,
Nevertheless,   that   there   Is   urgent
need for co-operation and co-ordination of effort there can be no doubt.
The   discussion   at    the     conference
made this plainer than ever.   Insofar
as the appointment of the committee
agreed upon will serve this purpose,
it is welcome.     It  i.annot,  however,
be regarded as other   than    merely
temporary In Its nature and tentative
in Its arrangements.    It will doubtless serve until the time has come
for  something  more permanent  and
more effective to take its place.
What that will be the conference
also took into consideration. It: is
sincerely to be hoped the conclusions
arrived at and resolutions passed will
nave the way for a definite step being
taken In advance. The end in view
is fairly clear, though the way to it
may be uncertain. It has been suggested that the Emigrants' Information Office might do more to coordinate the various existing emigration societies. That is no doubt true,
but It cannot meet all the requirements of such a central body as that
lo the necessity for which everything
points — one wilii ndniinisi -ative
powers and financial resources.
Sooner or later Ho' Mother Country
must follow the example of the
'laughter Stales in ibis as well as in
some  oilier   matters    of
General Hardware
.('omplete Line ol.
looking the difficulty of the task of
coping with these problems of emigration. It should, however be made
tighter by its transference to other
and broader shoulders, as we have
suggested. The conflicting interests
to ne met are not inconsiderable,
1'he authority coming from State
control ought sensibly to lessen suck
friction as is at present inevitable.
The resentment that has been roused
in many quarters by the recent Canadian ' irder as to assisted emigrants
s ii case in point.    It ought to be remembered, as was pointed oul al Ihe
onferenee, Hi.'"  there are two sides
.i the question.    The attendance of	
ts-general m the conference  LAND PURCHASE NOTICES
Pipe and Pipe Fittings
would have made this still clearer
It is grossly unfair to the Canadian
government to cons_...ci It solely, as
has too often been done, from the
side of the British emigrant. Such
differences, in any case, 'would be
Infinitely easier of adjustment bad
the Imperial government the matter
in hand. Meanwhile, the holding of
a subsidiary Imperial conference on
i he subject ought to pave the way for
-uih further development as have
met wiib the unanimous approval
of the delegates taking part in iliis
week's discussion. If this end alone
is attained in the meantime the
council of the Royal Colonial Institute will have done a good service
io iin Empire by arranging for this
Interchange of views.
Coasl  Land DUtrlct—District of
TAKE NOTICE that Elijah
Rounds, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
Stewart, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted one-half mile north,
and one-half mile east, of Nettie A.
Lairds X. E. comer of application to
purchase, and 300 feet east of Ana-
ham Lake trail, marked E. R.'s
south-west corner, thence 40 chains
east, thence 40 chains north, thence
40 chains west, thence 40 chains
south to point of commencement,
and containing 100 acres, more or
Vincent  M.  Schibner, Agent.
Haled May 25, 1910. jn21
Railways of the  !'. S.  Make  Record
Regarding Absence or Fatalities
The railways of the United States
are beginning to show more regard
for human life. Reports now at hand
for the fiscal year ended June 30,
1909, issued by the railway bureau
of news and statistics, show that
seventeen railroad companies in the
United States complete a six year
term without killing a single passenger, ninety-five companies a live year
term, 177 a four year term, 228 companies a three year term, 287 companies a two year term, while 347
out of the 368 whose returns are recorded, reported one year of safety,
so far, at least, as passengers were
concerned. The New York World
in discussiong these figures says:
"This gain in safety was accomplished along with tremendous increases of track mileage and with a
multiplication of risks through additions to train schedules. The mileage of the death Immune American
roads of 1908-09 was 159,657. Only
twice in half a century has the no-
fatality record been made on the
railways of Great Britain, which
have now, according to the bureau
report, a mileage of 23,000."
 o .—■
The Canadian Pacific railway has
abandoned the system of numbering
the vice-presidents of the road, and
henceforth they will all rank as vice-
presidents in charge of specified
duties. David McNicoII is vice-president and director; William Whyte,,
vice-president in charge of western
lines; I. G. Og(ien, vice-president in
charge of finances ana accounting,
and G. M. Bosworth, vice-presldenl
in charge of traffic and all eastern
steamship  lines.
Office   in    the    Westenhaver   Block,
Over Ormo's  Drug   Store.
Prince Rupert
D. S.
S. HAi.L, I.. 1>. S. D.
:-: DENTIST :-:
Crown and Bridge Work a specialty.
All denial operations skillfully
treated. Gas and local anaesthetics
administered for the painless extraction of teeth. Consultation free.
Offices: Rooms 19 and 20, Alder
Block, Prince Rupert.
Surveying,   Designs,   Estimates,
Room   7,   Exchange   Block,
Corner  Third  Ave  and   Sixth   Street
Prince Rupert
Brokers, Forwarding Agents,
Storage, etc.
Kamloops licence commisisoners
propose to raise saloon licence fees.
At the last meeting, Mayor Robinson  remarked  that the saloon  wlth-
ut hotel accomomdations may at
one time have served a purpose, but
the reason for its existence no
longer obtained. He doubted the
power of the commissioners to do
away with them, hut there were
oilier ways of attaining thai end. He
though!     thai   all    liquor    licences
hould he raised, and saloon business
placed at the limii allowed by law.
The population of the Russian Empire, Including Finland, a, cording to
data   collected   by    He,    government
itlBtlcnl   department   for   1909,   Ii
1 00,095,200, an   ile real '  33,199,
Imperial  ' • '"' -''•-' l,e1' ''"' since the lam
Re-inforced Concrete a Specialty
Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
TAKE NOTICE that the partnership heretofore subsisting between
the undersigned, as Clarke & Ives
in the town of Prince Rupert has this
day been dissolved by mutual consent and the business is being carried on by H. S. Ives. AH debts
owing to the said partnership are
to be paid to H. S. Ives at the premises formerly occupied by Clarke
& Ives on Third avenue, and all
claims against the said partnership
are to be presented to the said II. S.
Ives, by whom the same will be settled.
Dated this 27th day of June, 1910.
policy, lu Canada and Bel oral of its
individual pro, InceS, and in ol Iter
parts of the Empire as well, Immigration is under the directive control
of a government department, The
time is at hand when emigration
inust be placed under such control
In the United Kingdom, for whom It
is a no less Important consideration.
As we have more than once pointed
out in "Canada" (he means of development Is ready to hand in the
Labor Exchanges the Imperial government has recently Instituted. A
first essential to complete success Is
the appointment of a responsible
minister to undertake the work. The
members of the emigration societies
would be the first, as they have
shown, to rejoice at being able to
hand over their self-imposed duties
to such a responsible official were
they satisfied that adequate arrangements had been made for fulfilling
the object they have at heart.
There can, of course, be no over-
•ral   cen in    In   1897      Tl o   pro
p irlloiu.   :   ling  to  i
1 illowe -    ; ins,   65.5    per     cent;
Tallin's, 10.6 per cent; Polish, 4.2
per cent, 171 8 per cenl in Poland i:
Finnish, 4.5 per cent, t m;.7 per cenl
in Finland); Jewish, 3.9 per cent;
Lithuanians and Letresch, 2.4 per
rem:   German,   1.6   per  cent;   other
nationalities,  5.3  per cent.     Eighty-
six per ceni of the entire population
is engaged   in  agricultural  pursuits,
Hie urban population numbering only
13.5  per cent.    The  figures on   the
■   . exeB slow an iu-
;     only  in  European
mil. males pi ed In-
ill   Poland,  the  Caucasus  and
. Iberia.
"A mot Iter's club! " exclalmi
Farmer Hayrick, putting the
paper down. "The very idee i
a thing! 1 never use nolhln'
shingle. Nice sort o' mothers they
must be that has to use a club!"
I  Mis.
f seen
but  a
Majestic  Theatre
High Class Pictures. Specium7wZme    \ il.
Tuesday, July 5, 1910
City Council Will  Refer Them to New
Engineer Upon His Arrival
on the Scene.
Georgetown    Mill    Company    Would
Give Municipality Chance to Obtain Water  Rights
The city council at Its meeting on
Thursday evening dealt with questions affecting power for the city.
Two propositions were brought up
and discussed at some length by the
members of the council. Neither one
of them was in such shape that
there could be anything done looking
to the acquisition of power at the
present. Both were propositions, on
the contrary, to be looked Into as
sources for the future. The first one
discussed was that of harnessing the
tides as suggested by Aid. Barrow
some time ago and concerning which
the alderman is very sanguine, although he is not yet in a position to
say that the experiments now in progress will prove it practicable. Aid.
Barrow is favorable to giving the
city the fullest benefits of his investigations along this line, although
he says he would not refuse to share
in the advantages that might result.
There is no where else in the world
that Aid. Barrow knows of where the
experiments could be better carried
out than at Prince Rupert. The location where power is sought is in the
passage way which separates Kaien
Island from the mainland.
The question came up on Thursday night on a report of the finance
committee in which it was recommended that the application of Aid.
Barrow be opposed by the city, it
being understood that the Dominion
government would refuse all rights
if the city manifested a disposition
to oppose the granting of them. The
report further recommended that if
the feasibility of tbe proposition were
proved that the city stiould take
steps to acquire the rights, re-em-
bursing Aid. Barrow suitably.
Aid. Naden thought the question
involved in the power proposition
was altogether too important to be
dismissed as it was proposed. This
might become a very important feature of the power question in the
city. The city could not for some
time spend money in connection with
it. If the power could be utilized
It was a wonderful thing. II might
be ten or fifteen years before the city
could develop it. He thought it would
be better to try and induce capital
to look Into the subject, the city at
the same time safeguarding itself.
He would not like to see the thing
tied up.
Aid. Pattullo explained that If the
Dominion government would oppose
the granting of all rights to the
water if the city opposed it, the
recommendation of the committee
would safeguard the city's rights
there. It would prevent others coming In and alienating it.
Aid. Barrow said he had not given
up the idea of interesting people In
It. The city might either theoretically own these rights or it might
control its operation on the streets.
The scheme had not been proved yet
to be a commercial proposition. He
traced the history of the electric
lighting system from the experimental stage to the present. The city
did not need to oppose his application because he would withdraw If
the council thought it would be to
the disadvantage of the city.
Aid. Mclntyre could not see how
the city council could do other than
endorse the move made by Aid. Barrow because in the early stages Aid.
Burrow bad been encouraged to pro-
eeeil wiib ibis. He would like lo see
Aid. Harrow go on with his application especially in view of the fact
that be was pn,pared m turn It over
io the city ai  warn  ii cosi  him,
Mayor stork suggested thai the
city should have a standing option
extending our a long period specifying thai Aid. Harrow be re-lmbtirsed
Aid, Naden did noi think thai Hie
eiiy could hold everything, If some
one else could develop Ibis, let them
proceed. The idly could nol expert
to hold everything. If cheap power
were developed even by a private
corporation it would benefit the city,
as it would set the rate at which
power would be furnished in the
There was not the power given under the act whereby the city could
expend money on experimenting such
as had been suggested. He would
rather see others develop the power
than have it tied up indefinitely.
Aid. Hildltch did not want anything done until the city engineer
arrived, when he should be asked to
report on it.
Aid.  Hlldltch'e motion carried.
The other   proposition    thai     was
brought up for the consideration of
the council was that of the Georgetown mill power. This was introduced by Aid. Naden, who intimated
that the city could acquire it if it so
wished. He thought in view of the
necessity for power for light it might
be found cheaper than generating by
steam, and the proposition was well
worth investigating. This, also, will
likely be looked into by the new city
engineer upon  his arrival here.
Aid. Naden, in introducing the
subject of the waver power held 'y
the Georgetown sawmill, said he had
found it impossible to get any exact
information on the subject. The company Itself could not tell what power
could be generated. He had thought
it might be of Importance to the city
as a power proposition. The company was agreeable to hold the power
for the city until it investigated it.
It might be possible to develop the
power cheaper than by steam.
Aid. Pattullo suggested that there
might be engineers in the city who
could give some Idea of the water
supply  there.
Aid. Barrow said he did not know
the situation. There might be great
storage capacity that had not been
investigated. The report should be
treated as confidential  in any event.
The question was referred to the
fire and water committee.        •
Prince Rupert Made Merry Filling Entire Day With a Splendid
Programme of Aquatic and Land Sports—Floats
by Local Firms a Conspicuous Feature.
Prince Rupert celebrated Dominion
E.   K.   Strathy   Retires   From   Management of Union  Rank Here
E. K. Strathy, manager of the
local branch of the Union Bank here,
will leave Prince Rupert with his
wife and family early in August.
They will make Edmonton their future home. Mr. Strathy retires from
the service of the bank and will devote himself to his own private interests in the prairie city.
In the removal of Mr. Strathy
Prince Rupert loses an estimable
citizen. He is a pioneer of the place,
coming here in 190S and opening the
Union Bank when this city was much
less pretentions than it is now. He
has made many personal friends and
popularized the bank with which he
has  been  identified.
After twenty years in the banking
business, during which time he has
been for the most part in the prairie
province, he has decided to retire
from tbe business and devote his attention to his own private affairs.
Mrs. Strathy is also popular in the
city and will be very much missed.
The resignation of Mr. Strathy
takes affect August 1. He may remain a little longer until his successor  reaches  here.
Protecting Salmon
(Continued from rage One)
ed to co-operate. Having acted,
however, the federal authorities were
communicated withtand joint action
suggested looking to covering a
number of years.
The Dominion government ac
cordingly appointed the present commission, Mr. Babcock being lent by
the provincial authorities for the
Speaking of conditions on the
Skeena, Mr. Babcock said that while
there was a phenomenal run of salmon there was a lack of labor to successfully handle the pack. While
the provincial government rating
would allow 855 boats to the river
canneries, there wene only about 745
at work. The Indians seemed to find
work in the construction camps and
the canners were deprived not only
of their aid, but also the women of
the Indian reserves.
The large run Mr. Babcock ascribes in large measure to tho good
work done by Hans Helgensen and
Mr. Williams some years ago in Buc-
cessfully breaking down the Indian
weirs al llabine Lake, allowing the
lish lo ascend to the groat spawn-1
ing ground of Hie Skeena.
Mr. Babcock was agreeably sur-
prlsed ai the progress that had been
made in preparing Ptlnce Rupert for
Hie   great   business   liia.i   is  to   offer
(Special to The Journal)
Charleston, July  5.—Two negroes
were lynched by a mob of infuriated
farmers  out   of   revenge   for  an   attack on Wm. Cox, a planter.
Day in a most fitting manner. It is
doubtful whether anywhere else in
Canada the natal day of the Dominion had more crowded into the twenty-four hours than had thi's city.
A start was .made early In the
morning on the aquatic sports. The
Dominion government survey ship
Lillooet was in the harbor for the
day, and Capt. Musgrave had her
gaily dressed for the occasion. The
motor boat race was probably the one
that excited the most interest, being
a handicap One ovt. a twelve mile
course. Twelve entries were made:
Alma, Juanita, Laura Edna, Sooke,
Meteor, Beluarte, Michin, Dowan
Deena, Telkwa, Starboard launches
of the government steamer Lillooet,
and the Ky Yex. The result was: 1,
Juanita, owned by F. M. Davis, I for
time); 2, Ky Vex, owned by G. T. P.
(first for speed); '.',, Lillooet, of S.S.
The other events were won as follows:—
Skiffs—Singles, 1, Oman; 2, Neville.
Skiffs, doubles—1, Oman and Norman;   2,  Olsen  and  Peterson.
Skiffs, mixed doubles—Mr. Barn-
jman  and   Mrs.  Robertson.
Canoes, singles—1, Du Vernet; 2,
Canoes, doubles—Du Vernet and
Smythe;   2, Barnjman and  St. Clair.
Crab race — 1, Du Vernet; 2,
Mixed tandem canoe—1, Du Vernet and Miss Pender.
Whale boat race—1, Lillooet; 2,
At noon the part which pleased
the youngsters most was put on. It
was the street parade with decorated
floats. The displays made by the different firms were highly creditable
and showed a lot of uard work on the
part of those responsible. The parade was made up at the corner of
McBride and Third avenue. Under
Marshal Beatty everything passed
off well. The Metlahkatla band, with
its dashing drum major wearing decorations that almost obscured him
from view, led the way. Following
that came the Prince Rupert Fish
Market's display—a wheelbarrow
with fish bearing date 1908 representing the original business, followed by Lindsay Bros.' four blacks attached to a large float displaying the
present day enterprise, with smoker
The New Wellington coal, Rogers
& Black, made a striking display
with the mining of the coal realistically shown.
The Union Transfer had a float
representing their lines of trade.
Stewart and Mobley had a tasty
turn out of their own outfit.
The Meat Market showed up well
with a comprehensive display of their
J. G. Weston's float was loaded
with children, bearing the inscription "Our Empire and the Maple Leaf
The Kaien Club utilized Aid. Pat-
tullo's auto, which was gaily decorated.
After a parade of the principal
streets, the awards were made on the
wharf. They were given as follows:
1, Fish Market; 2, Meat Market; 3,
Wellington Coal.
The land sports were held on First
avenue in front of the natural
amphitheatre overlooking the harbor. The sports were all well contested. Considerable interest was
added when Aid. Mobley assayed to
win honors as a high juniper, forgetting ill the rejuvenating climate of
Prince Ruperl thai he was no longer
a boy, .1. Q. Weston likewise followed the example of the city father
and although not winning prizes they
made some of the younger contestants retire from  the field.
Tom VVlnsby of Victoria was the
winner of the sprinting events. The
three mile open race ended unsatisfactorily   owing  to   the  winners  not
all understanding where the race was
to end.    It was decided to run It over
The winners in the events were as
follows: —
Boys, under five years—Frank Gos-
nell, Shockley, Bobbie Arthur, F.
Girls, under five years—Ester Carroll, Isabelle Austin, Annie Nehring, Grace Manson, Stella Mc-
Girls under ten years—Lorna Tite,
Florence Ives, Pete Tremayne.
Muriel Ives.
Girls under ten—Georgina Hunter,
Thelma Nehring, Thelma Owen.
Girls—Winnie Nehring, Catharine
Golland,   Julia   Kashk.
Boys—Alfred Burbage, Richard McKay, John  Solomon.
Boys—Jack Ambrose, Geo. Tite.
Frank  Carss.
Boys—John Olson, Matthew Nehring
J. Currie.
Boys over ten—Willie Gosnell, Wallace Anderson,  C.   Solomon.
Boys, over ten — Geo. Ambrose,
Grant Holland, Olf.  Martinson.
100 yard dash—Winsby, McViety,
880 yards—M. Alexcee, F. Foster, J.
F. Cameron.
220 yards—Winsby, J. C. McCluskey
E. L. Morgan.
Three mile open—L. Porter, D. Watson, W. Sherman.
Girls under fourteen—Ida Owen, Eva
Fat man's race — Besner, David,
140 yards—Winsby, Foster, F. J.
High .lump—Pickett, Rietchell, F
Mjcdonald.   Height, 5 ft. 3 in.
Broad jump—Morgan, McCluskey,
Packetts.    Distance, S ft., s in.
Three legged race—Saunders and
Ives, Winsby and Sherman, burns
and  Lowe.
Sack    race—E.   O.   RIetcholl,     M.
Lamb, F. J. Cameron.
Girls     sack'   race—Eva  Birni?,  ,',.
Crossed, M. Nehring.
The tug of war was hotly contested, resulting as follows:  Carpenters,
first; Teamsters, second.
Stewart   Will   Accept   Oner   of Aid
From Provincial Government
The citizens of the new town of
Stewart have endorsed the offer made
by Hon. Thomas Taylor on his recent visit to the camp. This arrangement is clearly set forth In the
resolution which was moved by Dr.
Kergin at a meeting held In the
northern town recently. The resolution was as follows:—
"Resolved, that the citizens' meet
ing go on record as approving the
arrangement whereby the government will advance $10,000 and make
a straight donation of $20,000, to
be expended for sewer and street
After an explanation by Dr. Kergin, the resolution carried unanimously. It binds the future incorporated city of Stewart and the Stewart Land Company to reimburse the
government loan of $10,000. The
proportion which the land company
will pay, it is understood, is $2,500.
T. J. Vaughan-Rhys spoke for several minutes on the subject and from
an engineering standpoint said It
was his opinion $30,000 would give
the improvements a sufficient start
for present emergency. He explained il was proposed to build two
sewer mains, one along Columbia avenue and along Fifth street which
would relieve the situation for the
present. A septic tank is to be placed
at the foot of Columbia street at half
Already  work    is   commencing  In
arrying  out   the  agreement.     Steps
are being taken also to have incorporation grantel the place.
The man who has no faith In human nature is not to be trusted.
Furniture Dealer
3rd. Avenue
Prince Rupert
An inspection of our stock
of House Furnishings will
convince you. For quality and
economy you will leave us a
satisfied customer.
Dining Room Furniture, Sldtboardi,
Buffets, Dining Tables, 6ft,
and 8ft. Eitension
Dining Room Chain, Quartered Oak with
Lather Seats, Golden or Early English
finish. Prices ranging from
$22.50 to $50
SSSiid  Wicker Chairs and Rockers
Iron Beds, Springs and
Mattresses, all sizes
Manufactured here to fit any
window  up  to 10 feet wide.
Tapestry and Lace Curtains,
Poles and Trimmings
Special orders for Upholstering
of any kind.
GEO. D. TITE,    -   3rd Ave.
Prince Rupert Journal
Ready Nixed Paints,
Paints Ground in Oil,
Paints Ground in Japan,
Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply
Company, Ltd.  thos. dunn. m*.
Victoria Will Not Increase Them us
Proposed to $050
(Special to The Journal)
Victoria, July fi.— By a tie vote
the city council deciutju on the proposition to Increase the liquor licenses to $650 that It should not he
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Building Supplies in the North.
Quotations given on short notice in all lines.
Rough and Dressed Lumber
Shingles and Lath
Mouldings and Cases
Doors and Windows
We handle Plaster and Lime at reasonable prices
Get our quotations for allfclasses of buildings.


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