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NO. 35.
Aldermen Set Forth Their Views on Methods of Financing This Part of the City's Street Equipment
—Policy Being Framed to Suit
Local Conditions.
Now it is the question of sewers
which is agitating the city council. It
Is felt that these can be most economically put in while the rough grading
of the street is in progress. The sy.-
tem up'on which the money will be
provided for this work must be decided very soon if this is to be i:ne
as the pipe will have to b^ irdered
a little ahead especialy if it is to be
got from the old country. Last night
the question arose rather suddenly
on the recommendation of the streets
committee to purchase 320 feet of
six inch sewer pipe to do some necessary work and also on the recommendation that tenders be called for
pipe for Fraser, and Eighth streets
where the putting in of the sewer,
it was pointed out, would be much
less expensive than later on after the
grading  was  completed.
Aid. Mobley moved thai a engineer be authorized to purchase the
Aid. Pattullo did not care to see
this rule followed of purchasing pipe
without calling for tenders.
Aid. Mobley did not want to see
tbe rule followed all the time, but in
this case It was urgent to get the
pipe at once.
Aid. Hilditch said the idea of the
committee was to get this pipe as It
was felt It would have to be got In
Aid. Lynch said they must get
some of this pipe at a very early
date. The council was up against
the question of sewer pipe.
Aid.  Pattullo thought they might
as well thresh out the whole subject
now.    It would have to be settled.
Government Grunt
Aid. Mobley said that as he understood    It    there    was    sufficient
Attempt Will Be Made   to Have City
Electric System Self
Rates to be Charged Are Now Under
Consideration   by   the
C. T. P. Party Spend A Short Time in
Prince Rupert This
E. It. Pitzluigb, •). E. Dnlrymple, And
Others Are on Holiday
There has been In the city for a
few days tliis week a distinguished
party of officials of the G. T P. Included in the company were E. H.
Fitzliugh, first vice-president of the
Grand Trunk, who is a director of
the G. T. P., and Mrs. Fitzliugh anil
daughter; J. E. Dalrymple, assistant
freight manager of the G.T.P., Airs.
Dalrymple and family, and Dr. Rior-
dan, chief surgeon to the company.
Accompanying the party were also
A. E. Holt, president of the Crown
Investment company. The parly paid
a visit to the coast almost altogether
as a holiday. Mr. Fitzliugh In fact
admitted that his first trip to Prince
Rupert was made In order to see the
terminal point before it became a
populous cily which seemed to be but
a short time ahead judging by what
he saw.
Capt. Nicholson and wife accompanied the party to Prince Rupert
and here they were taken to points
of Interest by to. C. C. Mehan, general superintendent, and G. A. -McNicholl, division superintendent.
A trip up the line for a distance of
36 miles served to give the officials
a good Idea of the character of work
that was being done In the construction of the line. They were well
pleased with the road and were surprised to find it in such excellent
shape before ballasting had been provided. Mr. Fitzliugh slated that he
had travelled on. lines that, had been
in operation a long time that were In
no better shape than the section over
which he travelled out of Prince Rupert.
The townslte was gone over and by
launch the waters of the harbor were
(Continued on Pi-ee Four1
money   from  the  government  grant
to do this work.
Aid. Pattullo wanted to know If
this was still available.
Aid. Mobley thought that the
money might be Included In that, but
lie thought the money would be available.
Aid. Pattullo did not think that
this was the case. He was inclined
to think the government had not
charged this up but he did not know
that the funds would be available after October 1.
His worship thought that the government had not Included this sewer
work in the account rendered. The
accounts were too light for that.
Discussing the general question
of sewers, Aid.  Barrow said he had
Aid. Bui row's Researches
I made a study of the report of the
| city engineer of a Massachusetts city.
I This report, by Mr.  Snow,  hit upon
t a plan of getting a rental from the
j sewer somewhat in proportion to the
| use made of it.   Ti.e rental ws , based
i on Hired classes, those who used the
| sewer, those whose property abutted
on it and thus had their property increased 'n value, and the genera] public wiirFM Interest lay in th? health
resulting.    Th? user should pay ''.alf
the cost  accord in?  to  thi*;  plan  and
lie was charged 'n proportion la the
water  nc put  into It  and  that was
as to the water used.    There was a
rebate of twenty per cent in tin; case
"f tl.ofe using water for iawns and
7l i or i.tnt In the case of manufactories   where   it   vas  felt   the  water
was nol  v^sed ri the proportion set
For those whose property abut-
'"(1  on   the  sewer pne  quarter was
chnrvea which was on the basis of
six-tenths as to area and tour-tenths
as to irentage     The   general    fund
paid one-quarter of    the    cost.    He
would be glad if the aldermen wished'to read this as he felt some good
ideas could be got.
Aid. Hilditch felt they were giving
more attention to tliis sewer question
than was given to the grading question. He would like to see that a
man who built his home should use
the sewer on about the same basis
as tiie man who did not improve his
lot. lie would charge only about
sufficient to pay a scavenger in addition on the user. lie thought that
this should not be settled In a hurry.
Aid. Lynch's Views
Aid. Lynch stated his views. He
felt it would be best to construct the j
sewers from the general funds The \
fact that there was a sewer system
ni part of tiie city complicated the
matter. These people felt that they
had paid for It from the fact that the
sewers were there when they bought
the property. In Ixing the rentals
the question came up whtlier the
users should pay the whole cost including interest and sinking funds.
There was the argument that a
sewer increased the value of the unoccupied property. It added to the
value of the property and it was felt
that the whole charge should not be
against the users. Last win'er the
citizens of Prince Rupert considered
propositions for doing work. They
were all on the principle of general
fund. Sewer and water were to he
provided from funds to he borrowed
from the government which would
be returned from general fund. The
statement had been made tbat the
government had given the city of
Prince Rupert $25,000 to provide
sewers. The citizens met and discussed the spending of this. These
citizens and the committee felt that
this was to be spent on the general
fund principle. If that was not the
understanding the few blocks that
got the sewer got an advantage. A
further move was made to provide
for Improvements by borrowing from
the government. It was petitioned
against and upset. The argument
against It was not as to building sewers out of the general fund fut nn
the principle that It was not wise to
expend a large sum under a commission.    While there should  be noth-
At the council meeting on Wednesday evening the statement was made
by Aid. Mobley of the electric light
committee that work was going forward very satisfactorily. The placing of the poles in position might be
started very soon and if nothing un-
forseen came up the lighting system
would he working in good time.
Aid, Hilditch felt that the lighting
sys/em should, like the telephone
system, be self supporting. With a
200 kilowatt machine there could be
10,000 lights provided. He thought
7,500 lights snould be offered for sale
in hotels and private residences and
leave 2,500 lights lor the streets.
The revenue to be derived should pay
for the city lighting and for the sinking fund.
Aid. Lynch wanted s ingestions
from the aldermen.
Aid. Mobley sin ted that Aid. Hilditch had stated just what the committee had in view. The committee
did not know all about this matter.
Any suggestions would be gladly received..
Aid. Hilditch said he had not
known the plans of the committee.
He had, however thought that this
should be the general plan. He had
hoped to get some light over in section seevn where all the "bad people
Aid. Mobley suggested that they
"needed light" there.    (Laughter.)
Aid. Hilditch sugegsted gathering
up the scattered wire which might
serve in making connections.
Aid. Lynch said the electrician had
stated that in view of these wires not
being insulated they would not be
allowed to use it.
Aid. Barrow felt that if the system
was to be self supporting a very fair
rate should be charged. It would be
inadvisable to have auxiliary power
owing to the expense and therefore
there should be no inclination to
hang the committee if something
went wrong.
His worshfp said that In Fernie
where the coal was cheaper than here
the rate was 65 cents a light per
Routine Matters
E. J. Chamberlin wrote that General Superintendent to. C. C. Mehan
had been instructed to have the Inn
Annex moved so as to allow the street
work to proceed. This was received.
L. W. Patmore wanted information
on the question as to whether the
plans of the Tsimpsean Light Company relative to the gas mains it was
proposed to put on the streets was
agreeable to the council.
This was referred to the streets
P. Burns & Co., are Shipping Cattle Into
Hazelton for the
Cold Storage Building Will be Commenced Here Next Spring, it
is Expected
Motion to Call for Tenders for the Work Brings Forth a
Full Discussion of the Relative Merits of Different Systems of Carrying Out
Blake Wilson, of Vancouver, who
is one of tiie most prominent officers
of the P. Burns Company, is in the
city. He has been making arrangements for the ensuring of a supply
of fresh meat at the various camps
of the Foley, Welsh & Stewart contracting'company along the line of
the G. T. P. At present the company
has about 1,000 head of cattle at
Hazelton and are going to ship in
steadily by way of Prince Rupert as
long as it is possible to do so before
winter sets in. Five hundred head
arrived this week to go in by way
of the G. T. P. line to the end of
the road. From there the cattle will
be driven along the right of way.
This fall the cattle will be slaughtered at Hazelton and put in cold
storage for the different camps.
The supplying of the beef to the
camps is a difficult task. Mr. Wilson
says in all his experience in meeting
the demands of various railway contracting firms in Canada and the
United States, the work which they
had to do in meeting the requirements on the western part of the G.
T. P. is the most difficult he has ever
had to deal with. It Is costly and
hard to handle with satisfaction to
the company which he represents.
Speaking of shipments to Prince
Rupft and the trouble with tainted
meat this year, Mr. Wilson says that
the past summer has been the worst
in their experience. The weather has
been unnatural and in consequence
the meat gave them a lot of trouble.
The dryness of the season seemed to
have some effect and the beef, ln
spit of all precautions, became tainted. Next year, he expects, there will
br, pr',>i.ion ra.ide .for cold storage
on the steamers. If there is not the
company will take other means of
overcoming the difficulty.
Probably by spring the P. Burns
Company will commence work on
tnelr cold storage building on the
waterfront. They have a lease of the
lot nearer Centre street alongside of
the Kelly building, and on this site
will erect a building. At flrst it will
not be very extensive, btiug adapted
only to the demands of the trade.
Later the cold storage plant will be j
a large one to meet the trade of the i
whole  north.
The council has decided to Btart I would not be business sections would
work on Third avenue In section one then not be heavily taxed. The parts
in three sections according to the where their would be enumeration
plans of the city engineer. It will be : to be derived could carry this. A
remembered that about two weeks plank road way would do these parts
ago  the council  decided  to proceed ] outside the central part.    He would
oppose the motion on this ground,
and not because he did not want to
see Third avenue graded.
Work Made Value
Aid. Lynch argued that the work
could never be done as cheaply as
now in tiie section below the junction and about Biggar Place. The
people who owned property there desired the improvements. They were
not children and felt that the work
should be done. The cost would only
be about $250 to do this Improvement work. The lots were valueless
without this work but with the grading done the lots went up to $1,000,
$1,500, and even $5,000 a lot. These
people wanted the money expended
in order to -make their lots' valuable.
In Seattle he had seen a man pay
$900 assessment which sold a lot
which cost $5,000 for $40,000. Unless the grading were done now the
with the whole work remaining in
section one under the local Improvement policy it had adopted. The engineer reported on the work not now
under way and all was ready for the
calling of tenders. The advertising
was ready and by this time the tenders would have been in hand. But
at the very meeting when this was
to have been done a letter was received from the Bank of Montreal,
which had undertaken to finance the
proposition, withholding the funds,
temporary at least. A halt had to be
called but with the bank's decision
to advance further funds to the extent of $90,000, it has been decided
to spend the money on Third avenue.
At AVednesday evening's meeting
the matter came up when a very free
discussion followed on the whole subject in which Aid. Hilditch put up a
light for the street work being done
on the principle of borrowing money j property was kept reduced In price.
on  the credit of the whole city and
so expending it.
Aid. Lynch moved that tenders be
called   for
This was the cheapest time to do the
work. If postponed a year it would
cost about $100,000  more.    He did
the   three   contracts   for J not  anticipate  that   there  would   be
which the engineer had prepared esti- ,any trouble in getting tbe money to
John Turner Will Be a Candidate For
Chief Magistrate of Victoria
Victoria, Oct. 14.—Ex-Alderman
John Turner announces he will he a
candidate for mayor of the city next
year. He is the flrst In the field. Mr.
Turner was formerly a resident of
iitpfl on P"gP Elebt)
mates on Third avenue.
Aid. Mclntyre seconded the motion.
Aid. Hildltch Objects
Aid. Hilditch called attention to}
the fact that there was no report
from the committee with respect to
stopping work on the section below j
the junction of First, Second andj
Third avenues. He felt that it would \
be impossible to collect from some'
of these parts in section one where i
work was not done.
If the whole work cost $400,000
it would represent $44,000 that
would be required each year. He
went into the whole subject stating
that with a total assessment of $7,-
157,200 in the. section there was
about $4,000,000 of the G. T. P. tc
be deducted, 'tills left about $3,157,-
500 of an assessment upon which tr
collect and with $460,050 of G. T. P
property upon which there could ba
a levy the total was about $3,600,-
000. The assessment necessary to
meet the half to be salsed on tho assessed value of the property was put
at six mills on the dollar,. With about
1,600 lots in the section the rate
which would have to be ni"t on frontage would he calculated represent
about 1.3 % mills. This would amount
to n tax of 1fl'v; mills which joined
with the fifteen mills for geneva! a:-
cessment would constitute a tax ol
34-}.i   mills  which  was  a  heavy  tax
meet the cost of the work under all
the contracts. He favored going
right ahead.
Aid. Pattullo supported the motion
The council should go ahead. This
policy was decided upon after a long
discussion and they should go ahead
with it.
Pledging City's   Credit
Aid. Hilditch said that the council wns pledging the credit of the city
to increase the value of a $300 lot
according  to   Aid.   Lynch   In     these
(Continued on   Page Eight)
Republic is Recognized   in   Practically
All Quarters Now and Country
is Quiet.
Those   in   Authority   Will   Introduce
Many Reforms Into Government of Land
(Special to The Journal)
Lisbon,  Oct.   14.— Portugal seems
to have fallen in line very agreeably
with   the  new  form  of  government
and   there seems  little  likelihood  of
Montreal   Visited  By  Disastrous  Conflagration-Six Believed
Narrow   Escapes   of   Others   When
Business Property Was
tSpecial to The Journal)
.Montreal, Oct. 14.—Six lives are
believed to have been lost in a Are
which destroyed the King's Hall, Including bank, dentist, dressmaking
and other concerns. It was located
In the heart of the up-town business
Three men had narrow escapes.
Two were driven to the roof of other
buildings and descended from a
third storey window by rope. The
Loss Is estimated at $100,000.
The recommendation of the coroner's jury willi respect to the city
closing the by-path from which J.
Daly fell and lost his life has been
acted upon by the city council. The
path Is on private property but It
will be closed from the street In accordance with the report of the
streets committee lnsl evening.
Ottawa Government Is Asked to Make
Grant of Half a Million
to it.
Sir Wilfrid Promises to Give Mallei'
Pull Consideration Before Esti.
unites Are Prepared
(Special to The Journal)
Ottawa, Oct. 14—A Winnipeg deputation waited upon Sir Wlirrld Laurier and Hon. W. S. Fielding and repeated the request urged by Winnipeg for a federal grant of half a million dollars toward the Selkirk Centennial Exposition of 1914.
The premier said the government
had not yet had time to discuss the
matter, hut would do so before the
estimates were prepared and give an
early answer to the city,
In Dr. Swing's hospital yesterday
there was horn a daughter to Mr. and
Mrs. David Douglas. The father is
the Indian who hnd the misfortune
some time ago to have his leg oul
off by the cable of one of the Skeena
river steamers. He has been In the
hospital here undergoing treatment.
Ills wife has been In tbe city waiting
on her husband.
Joining tliis with the other neeessarj ;nnv outbreaks to restore thu deposed
rates there would be a charge of si.\
tier cent against the property without
any provision for water, etc. ,n ,m jmon.,(,w wi|]| ., journa„sti
Would Affect Cheap Lots j,,|(i provigiona) „„.,,,,,.,„ haa Ba)d
While some of the high priced lots „„ ,,.„., ,,.„,.,,.„. ,,„„,„,,, „ „, h, „„,,„,..
in the section might be well able to s,ni)(1 |haI ,,„. ,„vo]nti„„ ,,,„, „0
bear this, there were other pans like mmtary o]. ]l„.ii„lvl] ;lln; ,,,„_ ,,k£
that below the junction and at Big- |hnS(, jn Hl.r.j| ftI)(, Tnv].,.^ WR| ,,„,.„_
gar Place tbat could  nol  well do It.   ,y ,,„.„,„,,,.„,  „r phllosophl  ideas.
The grading of First avenue would
aproxlmalely cost $40,00(1, Second
avenue would cost about $14n,dfi0,
and Third avenue aboul $80,000, A
man In Biggar Place that was nol
going to get any Improvements would
have to pay six per cenl  on his In- |ivery oonfldence ,„ „„. na„ona, ro
" sources, and  was convinced  an  hon
Tin' Braganza dynasty had failed
to keep abreast of modern progress,
he said, and had done nothing lo
make the people masters of their own
President   Brags    added    he   had
He would he told likely by Aid
Lynch that tlie time to kick on this
was when the matter was advertised.
li was, however, impossible to get a
large enough  petition    to    stop    It.
There were not the people In tl Ity
to permit of a petition signed by
fifty per cenl or the owners and fifty
per cenl of the value of the assessment, They mlghl have the legal
rlghl to do it but they had not the
moral right.
In   order   I !l   fair   lie   'bought
thai First, Second and Third avenues
in the central part might be taken
and with the cross si reels be required
in rough grade if the residents were
agreeable to It. This should be done
on the Btralght frontage tax. The
outlying   parts   In   section   one   that
"st administration would suffice,
without ndventIM ms means, to put
the finances of the country on a sat-
Isfactory footing and achieve the
moral and phys'cal improvement of
the nation, which Is so muci needed,
"A strong ;i T'nf of the readiness
of Hie whole country to adopt a new
form of government," he said, "was
the    fact    that  the province! were
holy nwaitinc the publlchlion of
ihe manifesto and constltut'on of the
governmenl an.l then would rally to
the  republic."
Govern men t's Programme
The chief points In the government's programme are: —
First—The development of public
i Continued  on  Page Four) THE   PRINCE   RUPERT  JOURNAL
Friday, October 14, 1910.
Railway Commission Take Steps to Prevent Accidents By
Stringent   Rules  to   be  Enforced   to
do Away Willi Danger From
The Board of Railway Commissioners has passed the following order
11446: —
failing or neglecting to comply with
any of the foregoing regulations,
shall be subject to a penalty of $30.
13. That every watchman or trackwalker failing or neglecting to make
inspection in accordance with the
foregoing regulations, or failing or
neglecting to make any of the reports herein required of him, or
otherwise defaulting in any of the
duties imposed upon him by this order, shall be subject to a penalty of
flii for each such failure or neglect.
14. That every railway company
siitll cause every watchman or trackwalker to be furnished with a copy
ot this order.
15. That order   5103,    July    30,
Methods of Carrying on the Business
of the Financial Houses
in London.
In  pursuance of the powers con-, 191)8, be rescinded.
ferred   upon   it  by   sections   30   and
269 of the  Railway Act, and  of all I
other powers possessed by the Board |
in  that  behalf;   and   upon    hearing . _ .	
,  ' '      .... . Grand Jury in Presentment Refer to
what was alleged at  the sittings of 1
the board held in Ottawa on June 8, j
Hunting Accidents
1909, by counsel and representatives
of the Canadian Northern, the Grand
Trunk and the Canadian Pacific Railway companies, and the Michigan
Central Railroad company: it is ordered:—
1. That every railway company
subject to the legislative authority of
the Parliament of Canada, operating
by steam power any railway or railways, any part or parts of which is
or are constructed of, or uppn, wooden trestles the whole of which cannot be seen from an approaching
train for a distance of at least 1,0000
feet, do, during May, June, July, August, September and October of each
year, provide, place and keep a
watchman, track-walker, fire alarm
signals, ballast flooring, zinc covering over caps and Intersections, or
approved fireproof paint, as hereinafter directed, for the purpose of protecting the said trestles from Are,
each such company having the option of adopting any of the said foregoing methods of protection
2. That every such company shall
cause to be placed and maintained at
every trestle less than 30 feet in
length, one barrel of a capacity of at
least 45 gallons, and on trestles of
over 30 feet in length a like barrel
upon or near each end, with intermediate barrels of the like capacity
not more than 150 feet apart; provided, however, that pile trestles over
streams or other bodies of water need
nol. be furnished with intermediate
3. That every such company shall
cause the said barrels to be kept filed
with water.
4. That every such company shall
cause all brush and dead grass to be
removed from beneath and around
every such trestle, and shall cause its
right of way crossed by such trestle
to be kept free from combustible
5. That on or in the neighborhood
of timber lands, or in localities distant from settlement, every such com"
pany shall cause to be provided pails
for use at all trestles, and all watchmen and trackwalkers shall carry
such pails while upon duty at
trestles, and all watchmen and trackwalkers shall carry such palls while
upon duty at trestles.
6. That where the protection provided is by watchman or track-walker, all trestles on main lines shall be
inspected at least twice each 24 hours
at Intervals of not less than eight
hours, and once every 24 hours on
branch lines.
7. That in the event of any such
barrel or pail not being in good and
efficient condition for holding water,
every such watchman or track-walker
shall forthwith repair or replace the
same, or If It cannot be done by him,
he shall forthwith report such condition to his superior officer. Every
such watchman or trackwalker shall
see that water barrels are at all times
kept filled to within 10 inches of the
top, or forthwith report same lo his
superior officer. Every surh watchman or track-walker, whenever any
such Ireslle Is injured by fire, shall,
Special reference was made in the
grand jury presentment at the Victoria assizes, handed lo Chief Justice
Hunter to the death of Chester
Young through the accidental discharge of a rife in the hands of C.
Wood, and it was recommended that
a regulation be introduced making
it obligatory on hunters to procure a
license and undergo an examination
in their knowledge of firearms. The
presentment read in part as follows:
Your grand jury deplore that as a
result of persons being allowed to
roam the woods in pursuit of game
who are totally unfit to handle firearms, an unfortunate accident occurred on September 15th which resulted in the killing of one Chester
Young. We would humbly recommend that a permit he taken out by
all persons wishing to carry firearms,
the age limit to be fixed at 16 years,
and that before such permit be issued
the applicant pass an examination
such as would prove his ability to
handle firearms judiciously, and that
loaded firearms shall not be carried
in public conveyances or in places
much frequented by the public.
Your grand jury has, after careful
and exhaustive consideration of the
wounding of Mr. E. D. Allen, on November 14, 1909, by a shot from a
firearm, and after having examined
a number of witnesses who, according to gossip and rumor, were in
possesion of evidence of an important character bearing on this subject,
and have found them groundless,
have arrived at the conclusion that
the provincial police department have
diligently endeavored to ascertain the
person responsible for having fired
the shot and that they are still continuing their efforts in that direction.
As a last resort we can only suggest that a reward should be offered.
The Powers of the Greatest Monetary
Institution ill the World
Set Forth
due of G. T. P. is Tapping a  Rich
Mr. Arthur Bull, of Vancouver,
who has returned from a trip to Edson, Alberta, confirms the story ot
a big mica find at that town, and as
an object lesson has brought with
him as fine a specimen of mica in
the natural state as could be found
anywhere. It is about a quarter of an
inch thick, and bears a glossy polish
of a rich yellowish color, and looks
as if It might be stuck in the front of
a fancy stove at once without further preparation.
Mr, Bull reports further that on
Saturday last when he was there,
steel on the Grand Trunk Pacific had
been laid for three miles west of Edson, but the work was proceeding
rather slowly as it was difficult to
secure men. There were only about
sixty men working where there
should be two or three hundred. A
mixed train is running three times
a week between Edmonton and Edson, a distance of about 135 miles. A
railway line Is also under construction  from  the  Brazeau  coalfields  to
as soon as possible thereafter, report j Edson.
tiie same to liis superior officer. Edson is also in the future likely
R. Thai the fire alarm signals be to be the chief port of entry for the
equal, in the opinion of an engineer | famed rGand Prairie country In the
of the board, to the Montauk thermo- Peace river district. At present a
Btat, 'wagon road Is under construction to
9, That If fireproof paint Is used, j Sturgeon Lake, a distance of about
one coat thereof, at leasl equal to the 200 miles, which Is a big saving as
Clapp fireproof paint, be applied al compared with the Edmonton route
leasl every five years. of 400 miles.   The road is about half
10. That the ballast flooring be of completed, but many settlers are pre-
gravel and be at least equal to the paring to trek in during the winter
standard of the flooring adopted by months, when ihe streams will be
the Great Northern Railway com- frozen and they can make their way
puny, plans of which arc on file with  In over the snow.
the board.    Tliis flooring consists of     -With  the advantages of the mica
a  com  lete 1    i Ing  of  gravel   from   fields, the vast coal deposits and the
1   ad o'.' the rail to the fertile  prairies  of  the   Peace  river
adii     lati rally from outside country almost at its door, Mr. Bull
all to outside guardrail. confident that Edson will soon be
il.  Tbat If zinc or galvanized Iron    no ; Uready the popula-
trlngers, and the    ion runs up towards a 1  1        fl   ■ id
jC every;the a 1I3  dlfl Iculty Is want of accom-
... • the com] any d     Ion. There an   1      enough car-
ered nd material to erecl build-
or 1   Ivi nlzi 1 Iro      ovi ring, gh, and  many people
1.2.    Tl vaj  company     1  living In tents.
A description of the mechanism of
the London Money market in its relation to the Bank of England, the
joint stock banks, and the discount
houses has just been made public by
the National Monetary Commission
in a monograph on "The English
banking system." by Hartley Withers, financial editor of the London
Times, says the Toronto Financial
Post. Mr. Withers begins with an
enumeration of the distinctive functions of the Bank of England, which
he declares to be as follows:
1. Banker to the British Government.
2. Banker to tbe joint stock and
private banks.
3. (a) Sole possessor of the right
to issue notes which are legal tender
in England; (b) sole possessor
among joint stock banks with an
office in London, of the right to issue notes at all.
4. Provider of emergency currency.
5. Keeper of the gold reserve for
British banking.
6. Keeper of the gold reserve,
which is most readily available for
the purposes of international banking.
The Ranks' Ranker
These various functions fit into
and supplement one another, and
though their diversity is sometimes
pointed to as throwing too much re-
sponsibilty onto one institution, it, in
fact, enables the bank to carry out
its duties with extraordinary ease
and with the least possible disturbance to the financial community. By
the fact that it keeps the balancls of
the other banks, the Bank of England is enabled to conduct the payment of the Interest on the British
debt largely by transfers in its books.
By the fact that It keeps the balance
of the government and has the monopoly of the legal tender note issue,
the bank has a great prestige to the
eyes of the general public, which it
communicates to the othe»»*anks
which bank with it.
Value of Credit in Bank
A credit in the books of the Bank
of England has come to be regarded
as just as good as so much gold, and
the other banks, with one exception,
habitually state their "cash in hand
and at the Bank of England" as one
item in their balance sheets, as if
there were no difference between an
actual holding of gold or legal tender and a balance at the Bank of
England. It thus follows, at times
when an increase of currency is desirable, that it can be expanded by
an increase in the balances of the
other banks at the Bank of England,
since they thus become possessed of
more cash to be used as the basis of
credit; for currency in England
chiefly consists of checks, and customers who apply to the banks for
accommodation, by way of discount
or advance, use it by drawing a
check, which Is passed on and so
creates a deposit, and expansion of
currency thus consists chiefly In
expansion of banking deposits. This
expansion Is only limited by the proportion between deposits and cash
which the banks think fit to keep,
and as long as they can increase
their cash by increasing their credit
in the Bank of England's books the
creation of currency can proceed
without let or hindrance.
International Position
Taking up the subject ot the position of the Bank of England in the
Internallonal market, it is declared
that London Is the only European
centre which is always prepared to
honor Its drafts In gold immediately
and to any extent, The Bank of
France has the right lo make pay-
ments In silver, and uses it by often
charging a premium on gold sufficient to check any demand for it; and
in other centres measures are taken
which make apparently free conver-
tlblllty of credit instruments optional
al the choice of tbe central bank.
C tequently the Bank of England
lias to be prepared to meet demands
nn ii al any time from abroad, based
11 credits given to foreigners by the
English banking community, and it
has thus lo observe the signs of
■••'•■ atl in all : rts of the
>■ 11 lil and to regulate the pi Ice of
money in London so that the ex-
: 1 nol be allowed to be-
ttdvsi ' to a denger-
ous point. The difficulties of this
task are increased by tho extent to
which the English banking community works Independently of it, by
accepting and discounting finance
paper, and giving foreigners credits
at rates which encourage their furth-
erf creation. For the low and wholly unregulated proportion of cash to
liabilities on which English banking
works enables the othe." banks to
multiply credits ultimately based on
the Bank of England's reserve, leaving the responsibility for maintaining the reserves to the bank. This
it does by raising its rate when
necessary, and so, if It has control
of the market and its rate is "effective," raising the general level of
money rates in London.
How the Bank Controls Rate
When its rate is not effective, the
Bank of England finds itself obliged
to intervene In the outer money market—consisting of the otlier banks
and their customers—and control the
rates current In It. This It does by
borrowing some of the floating funds
in this market, so lessening their
supply and forcing up the price of
money. By means of this borowing
it diminishes the balances kept with
it by the other banks either directly
or indirectly—directly if it borrows
from them, indirectly If it borrows
from their customers, who hand the
advance to it in the shape of a check
on them. The result is that so much
of the "cash at the Bank of England," which the English banking
community uses as part of Its basis
of credit, is wiped out, money—
which in London generally means
the price at which the bankers are
prepared to lend for a day or for a
short period to the discount houses—
becomes dearer, the market rate of
discount consequently tends to advance, the foreign exchanges move
In favor of London, and the tide of
gold sets in the direction of the Bank
of England's vaults, and It is enabled
to replenish its reserve or check the
drain upon It.
In summing up the relation of the
bank to the English money market
and to the international money market, it is declared by Mr. Withers
that the prestige which makes a
credit in its books as good as gold
enables the banking community to
expand credits and make check currency as long as it is prepared to lend
credit. At the end of the half year
it is sometimes applied to for fresh
credits to the extent of over twenty
millions sterling, chiefly in the form
of advances for a few days. On one
side of Its account its holding of
securities is expanded by this amount
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and on the other its liability on deposits Is similarly swollen. At the
end of 1902, the last occasion when
the bank's weekly return was made
up on December 31, and so showed
the full extent of the extra credit
provided by It at the end of the year,
the other securities rose from £27,-
647,000 on December 17 to £47,736,-
000 on December 31. The other deposits at the same time rose from
£36,653,000 to £55,259,000, and this
increase In the basis of credit was
perhaps used by the other banks for
the provision of five to ten times as
much accommodation for their customers. A week later the other securities had declined to £29,625,000
and the other deposits to £41,073,000
though re-enforced in the meantime
by the payment of government dividends. The emergency credit had
been wiped out, when no longer re-
ouired by the simple process of repayment to tie Bank of England 0'
the sums borrowed from it; and the
bank's proportion of cash to liabilities, which 'had fallen to 28 per cent
on December 31, had risen to 38 3-8
per cent.
A truly eloquent parson had been
preaching for an hour or so on the
immortality of ...e soul.
"I looked at the mountains, he
declaimed, "and could not help
thinking: 'Beautiful as you are you
will be destroyed while my soul will
not.' I gazed upon the ocean and
cried: 'Mighty as you are you will
eventually dry up, but not I' "
Young Softleigh — "Mr. Smith,
your daughter has promised to marry
Old. Smith—"Great Scott! She
said she'd get even with me when I
refused to buy her that puppy the
other day."
Sir Thomas Shaughnessy has been
re-elected president of tbe Canadian
Pacific railway at a meeting of the
directors. Sir William Van Home,
chairman of the board of directors,
voluntarily vacated the position today, remaining, however, a member
of the board. His successor has not
been announced.
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grata at the royal palace. It is an- even by sight. He has, of course, to
other example of that suppleness and figure up in the division lobby, when-
adroitness which  are part    of    the ever a division is called, there being
The interruption of the vacation
of Lloyd-George, chancellor of the
exchequer, in order to be minister
in attendance on the king at Balmoral, is one of the curious little
ironies and surprises of present day
political life, says T. P. O'Connor in
the Chicago Tribune.
When Lloyd-George brought In his
budget he became the most hated
man in England among the upper
classes. He attacked what had up
to then been regarded by the peers
as the ark of the covenant which
nobody dared touch. As everybody
who has studied English life knows,
land represents in England not merely its pecuniary value—which as a
matter of fact is small—two per cent
being regarded as an excellent return for money invested In land—
but because it gives so much social
When Lloyd-George made his attack on the land through the land
taxes of his budget he roused the
fierciest hatred that has been directed
against a politician in all the long
years since Gladstone first proposed
home rule. What made this attack
on the feudal class tbe more exasperating was that It all came from a
man whom these exalted personages
regarded as beneath contempt.
A Matter of Distinction
With us the distinction still persists between the two branches of
the legal profession, and the attorney is still socially as well as professionally in a lower place than the
barrister. To call a man an attorney
Is almost to insult him, solicitor being the more regular and more polite way. When, therefore, the peer
called Lloyd-George a little Welsh
attorney he had poured out on him
the last possible word of contumely
and contempt. I give this as a specimen merely of the kind of language
and the kind of feeling which Lloyd-
George's budget, provoked among
the uper classes in England. With
my own eyes I have seen much greater proofs of the vehemence of this
When I was taking a little tour
with him a few months ago in Italy
I could not help bearing the insulting observations that some travelling
Englishmen uttered as Lloyd-George
passed them. I have seen them shake
their sticks at his carriage as it
passed, and he has had repeated to
him, to his great amusement, the
hopes expressed by some tourists
when he went out In a boat on the
Lake of Como that he might find a
grave in the deepest spot in its
capricious waters.
In Favor With King
All this will make you realize better the shock of horror and surprise
with which tills aristocracy now sees
Lloyd-George called with especial
favor to the side of the sovereign. It
it but one of many proofs of what
is already known on the inside, that
of all his present ministers his majesty likes Lloyd-George the best. It
was not so with the late king, his
special favorite was Haldane, the war
minister,  largely,  it   was  supposed,
man's essentially Celtic makeup.
I should add that this friendship
between the king and Lloyd-George
has not been of benefit on one side
only. It certainly does send Lloyd-
George stock up a good deal, especially in the social world—for which,
to do him justice, Lloyd-George cares
little—but, on the other hand, Lloyd-
George has done the king a great
deal of service as well.
Carried Civil List
It was the business of Lloyd-
George as chancelor of the exchequer
to carry the civil list bill—in other
words, the salary and allowance of
royalty—through the house of commons, and that was by no means an
easy task. The labor members were
watchful critics; there was a certain
group of militant radicals, and there
might easily have been some risks.
This was especially the case with
one new and rather startling proposal of the new civil list, namely,
that the king should be exempted
from the payment of income tax.
The proposal, I think myself, could
be defended, for it does seem ridiculous for the state to give a certain
income to its chief and then take a
portion of it away with another hand,
but anyhow it was a novel proposition and it was only the daring courage, the adroitness, and the strong
position as a radical leader which
Lloyd-George holds that enabled
such a provision to be carried
through with apparently no serious
opopsition. The king would have
been a foolish man if he did not
recognize the valuable service which
Lloyd-George did to him in this
This is one of the reasons why the
king has gone out of his way to manifest to the public the high regard in
which he holds Lloyd-George, and
this is the reason why Lloyd-George,
wno is never so hapy as when he is
scampering over the continent in a
motor car, has had to return to England long before he intended.
Typical Englishman
It is the unexpected success of
Lloyd-George In winning favor ln
quarters where he was expected to be
hated and distrusted that brings into
more relief his great difference in
character from one of his colleagues
who alone among the cabinet minis-
ters has been making much ol a show
during the recess.
Sir Edward Grey cakes almost as
much pains to incite indifference, '.t
not hostility, among the ranks of his
own party as Lloyd-George takes to
make himself beloved. Grey might
well be taken by painter, sculpter,
or novelist ns the embodiment both
j physically and morally of what may
be called the "typical Englishman"
—at least, as he appears to those
who  are  not  English.
The long, thin, hatchet-shaped
face almost without any expression
—the cold, shy, blue eyes that seem
to evade any notice, tbe frigidly self-
restrained voice and language when
a special obligation on ministers to
attend divisions.
Appears in Divisions
The ministers, all told, big and little, amount to between thirty and
forty members of the house, and it
ill at once be seen that an important factor they must make in all the
divisions, especially as often the
whole fate of a ministry may depend
on half a dozen votes—sometimes
even on two or three.
But if he has to appear in the division lobby he gets out of it as soon
as he can. I heard a radical the
other day describe Grey as rushing
through the division lobby even when
it is crowded with members of his
own party as though it were an "infected sewer."
When Asquith disappears, which
of these two different men will get
to the top—the supple, pleasant mannered plebeian from Wales or this
cold, haughty, reserved, high born
Englishman with the hatchet face,
the cold eye, and the reserved manner? Who can tell? Chance has the
final word in the destinies of all
men, but especially of the men who
ire fighting for power.
because Haldane, like himself, could |lle speaks, the coldly correct impres-
speak German as well as English.
And yet, even with the late king,
Lloyd-George was something of a
favorite. Lloyd-George certainly
always got on well with King Edward
I have heard him speak with great
admiration of the way in which King
Edwavd managed to attract the good
will of everybody who approached
him, and he put this down to the
king's remarkably beautiful manners.
On that point everybody who got
In contact with King Edward was
agreed. I know a doctor who, by
the way, was sent for no more when
he told the king that he must smoke
less—this was not the kind of advice
sion he always suggests, the appearance of perfect equanimity and
phlegm under which there is often
strong feeling—all these things about
the man would mark him as an Englishman if you met him among scores
of other men in any part of the
Grey Modest Man
As a matter of fact, I believe Sir
Edward Grey is a very modest, simple, and rather shy man. He is also
by temperament a very lonely man.
He had only one close companion in
his whole life, and that was his wife.
She was taken away from him suddenly,   tragically,   without   warning,
Thomas  Strong  Will  Have  Important Part in Coronation
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Prince Rupert Journal
Coast Land District—District of
'.:;: NOTICE that I, J. Adolph
I Perry, oi Vaucouver, B.C., occupation
I book-keeper, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following de-
'scribed lands:—Commencing at a
ipost planted on the north bank of the
I Skeena River, about a mile west of
Lot 31, thence north 40 chains,
thence east SO chains to lot 21,
ithence soutii 40 chains to bank of
■Skeena River, thence west about 80
j chains following north bank of
I Skeena River to point of commencement, and containing about 320
Wm. A. Roney, Agent.
Dated July 16th, 1910. Jy22
Sir Thomas V. Strong who has
been elected lord mayor of London
without opposition is a temperance
advocate, and enjoys the distinction
of being the first teetotaler chosen
as chief magistrate of the metropolis.
He was born in 1857, and in 1900
married the eldest daughter of the
late James Hartnell.
The lord mayor will be sworn in
on November 8, and the following
day, as usual, will be marked by a
general holiday, and a great pageant.
The lord mayor of London receives
a salary of $50,000 a year and lives
in the famous Mansion House, opposite the Bank of England, the
home of the chief executives of
London since easly in the eighteenth
century. By right of office, the lord
mayor will become a chief butler and
cupbearer to his majesty, and the
lord mayor will play an important
part in the exercises and ceremonies
at London upon the coronation of
King George next June.
In addition to being provided with
a big salary and a mansion, the lord
mayor has many other perquisites.
The municipal government provides
him with gentlemen in waiting, a
purse-bearer, a sword-bearer, a marshal, a chaplain and a personal hangman, the last named job has been
something of a sinecure, but there
was a time when tbe lord mayor had
only to speak the word to provide a
victim for the gentlemanly executioner.
In theory, King George himself
cannot legally enter the city of London without the permission of the
lord mayor, and the same prohibition
applies to all the soldiers of the
British Empire. Theoretically, the
lord mayor of London is about the
most powerful despot to be found in
any civilized land. Actually, he has
less power for good or evil than the
mayor of an average Canadian city.
NOTICE Is hereby given that application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of
British Columbia at its next Session
for an Act to incorporate a company
with power to construct, equip,
maintain and operate a line or lines
of railway of standard guage with
any kind of motive power for the
conveyance of passengers and freight,
and with all the powers contained
in the "Model Railway Bill": Commencing from a point at or near
Port Simpson, or Work Channel, in
the Coast District, British Columbia,
by the most feasible, desirable and
practicable route to a point on the
Eastern boundary of the Province of
British Columbia, via the South-west
side of Work Channel to th,e Skeena
River; thence up the North side of
the Skeena River to a point near
Hazelton; thence to the Junction of
the Bulkley River; thence up the
right bank of this River eight (8)
miles to the Suskewa River; thence
up this River by a low divide to the
head of Babine Lake; thence to the
north end of Stuart Lake; thence
north of McLeod Lake to the Mis-
nichinca River; thence up the Mis-
nichinca River by Summet Lake to
Pine River Pass; thence north-westerly to head of Pine River, and down
this River to Moberley Lake; and
thence  by  the
Eastern boundary of the said Province of British Columbia; and with
power to construct, operate and
maintain all necessary bridges, roads,
ways and ferries; and to build, acquire, own and maintain wharves and
docks in connection therewith; and
to build, acquire, own, equip and
maintain steam and other vessels and
boats, and to operate the same on
any navigable waters; and with
power to build, equip, operate and
maintain telegraph and telephone
lines in connection with the said
Railway and branches, and to transmit messages for commercial pur-
pqses, and to charge tolls therefor;
and to generate and to sell electricity
for the supply of light, heat and
power; and with power to expropriate lands for the purposes of the
Company; and to acquire lands,
money bonuses, privileges or other
aids from any Government, municipal corporation or other persons or
bodies; and to levy and collect tolls
from all persons using, and on all
freight passing over any of such
roads, railways, ferries, wharves and
vessels built by the Company; and
witli power to connect with and make
traffic   or   other  arrangements  with
Coast Land District—District of
TAKE  NOTICE   that   I,  Mary  M.
I Roney,   of  Stillwater,   Minnesota,  U.
;S.A., occupation married woman, intend to apply for permission to pur-
' chase the following described  lands.
Commencing at a post planted on tbe
north  bank  of the  Skeena  River at
!the south-east corner    of    Geo.  T.
'Church's  pre-emption,  thence north
140  chains,    tbence   east   40  chains,
tlience south  to the   bank   of    the
Skeena River, thence south-west fol-
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mo-
jlnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
j mariner, intend to apply for a
license to prospect for coal and petro-
ileum on the following described
'lands:—Commencing at a post plant-
led on the soutii shore of Crow Bay,
thence north^80 chains,^tbence west rowtag the SkMna~Rtver"to the place
' ' "   of  beginning   and   containing   about
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s S.E. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii shore of Crow Bay,
thence north 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s S.W. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
120 acres.
MARY M. ROENY, Locator.
to.  A.   Roney,  Agent.
Dated July 8th, 1910. Jy22
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mc-
Peace   River ^to^ the, InneSi  0f  prince  Rupert,  occupr'ion
"    mariner,  intend   to  apply  for  a  license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the   following    described
lands:—Commencing at a post nlant-
ed on the soutii short of Crow  Bay,
thence south 80 chains, thence west
SO   chains,   thence  north   80  chains,
thence east 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s N.E.  corner.
Dated August 18th. 1910.
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that William
Hume Grant, of Stewart, B.C., occupation engineer, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post marked W.H.G.'s S.W. Cor., and
planted adjoining Alfred Manson's
corner post, thence 80 chains north,
along to. N. Harrison's west line,
thense east 80 chains, thence south
80 chains, tlience west 80 chains, following Alfred Manson's north line to
point of commencement, and containing 640 acres, more or less.
Frank R. Strolm, Agent.
Dated July 2, 1910. Jy22
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii shore of Crow Lake,
thence south 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s N.W. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that The Canadian
Pish and Cold Storage Company, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation mercantile and manufacturing, intends
to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-east corner of lot 34, Range 5,
Coast District, thence soutii 20
chains, thence east 4 0 chains, thence
north 25 chains more or less to the
shore line, thence following along
the shore line to the point of commencement and containing 90 acres,
more or less.
The  Canadian  Fish  &  Cold
Storage Company Limited.
J, H. Pillsbury, Agent.
Dated July 14, 1910. Jyl9
-District of
-District of
Coast Land District-
TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernestine
A. Roney, of Prince Rupert, occupation married woman, Intend to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the north
bank of the Skeena River about half
a mils south of Geo. T. Church's pre-
Skldegate Has Good Showing nt New
Westminster Fair
the king liked to get—but even this, being thrown out of a trap and dying
physician, who had been treated so^from the Injuries a few hours after-
curtly,  told  me  that  the  king  hadiW'ards.
done it in such a way that he could
not resent the action.
Manners   "Caressing"
If the king, said this doctor, were
to kick you out of a room, he would
do It with such perfect manners that
you could not really feel angry with
him; Lloyd-George gave practically
the same impression when he spoke
of the manners of King Edward as
It is with the present king that
Lloyd-George has made the most way
Since   then   he   has   been   lonelier
than ever.    With Lady Grey he used
What can be grown from a single
grain of wheat in a fertile soil and
suitable climatic conditions, may be
discovered by the visitor to the Agricultural buildings, who seeks out the
exhibit from Skidegate, says the N'ew
Westminster Columbian. The exhibit consists of some excellent vego
to go down to a zinc hut by the side  tables, fine grasses of several varle-
of a little stream in Hampshire. They | tles and „ shea{ ot oals    Jn addition
did their own cooking, bringing with
them boxes of sardines and other portable forms of food that did not require much preparation, and they
used thus to spend tbe week end together fishing for trout.
Now that she is gone, Grey retains
his love of solitude, goes down with
his  rod  and  his  sardine box to  the
That Is attributed largely to the fact'zinc hut, and spends the week end
tbat when    the    king's   father died  between the stream and the Innum-
Lloyd-George, who has an intense
sympathy with all family grief since
he lost bis own beloved little daughter, exhibited a frankness of sympathy which the cold and correct
Englishmen, the others members of
the cabinet, could not approach.
Whatever the reason, there Is no
doubt that Lloyd-George is persona
erable despatch boxes which come to
the foreign secretary every moment
from all parts of the scattered Britisli empire.
In the house of commons Grey
never appears unless when he has
to answer a question or to make a
speech. You might be months in the
house of commons and not know him
there are a few stalks of wheat, their
quality speaking eloquently of the
value of the northern settlement as
a farming section. Tbe produce
shown was grown In new land, cleared and prepared this year on the
new farm of T. J. Drain. Lawn Hill
Settlement, Graham Island. Some
celery shown was planted too late to
obtain its proper growth, but is sufficient to show that conditions nre
suitable for Its growth. A tobacco
plant is proof that the fragrant weed
need not long be a luxury in tiie
north, and promises a budding industry for the future. Mr. Drain states
that up to the present there has been
no frost In his section of the province
and even the tenderest plants have
as yet been untouched.
Skeena Land District
I     TAKE    NOTICE    that     Reginald
. ,, iDavey, of Vancouver, B. C, occupa- emption,   tlience    west    10   chains,
railway,   steamboat,   or   other  com- tlo„  machinist, intends to apply for -
panies: |permission to purchase the following
Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 11th  described   lands,   In   Ihe   vicinity   of
day of August, 1910
A19.       Solicitors for the Applicants.
itwancool or Chean Wein Valley: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west corner and about 6 V,
miles distant in a north-westerly direction from the north end of Kitwancool Lake, tlience soutii 80
chains, thence east 80 chains, thenco
noiih 40 chains, thence west 40
chains, tlience north 40 chains,
,    _.      . ~       "      ,T ,,   [chains, tlience west 40  chains to a
In Chambers before the Honourable „oint of commencement, and contaln-
Mr. Justice Gregory.
John Jacobs,    Frank Johnson    and
Charles Carlson, carrying on business as contractors under the firm
name or style of Hawkins & Co.,
C. Peterson, C. Larson, and C. Anderson, Defendants.
UPON the application of the Plaintiffs and upon reading the affidavits
of James Allan Aikman sworn herein on the 20th and 21st days of September  instant,   and   filed,  and
ing 4S0 acres  (more or less)
James W. Smith, Agent.
Dated  May  30,  1910. Jy8
Exhibits therein referred to, it is !Bituate nn Graham Island, one of the
ordered that service of the writ of Queen Charlotte Group, ln the Prov-
summons ln this action upon the De- ince of British  Columbia,  and  more
fendants C. Peterson and C. Larson
be effected by serving Lewis W. Patmore, Barrister-at-law, with a copy
of the writ of summons herein, and
a copy of this Order, at Prince Rupert, ln the Province of British Columbia, and by publishing notice of
the said Writ of Summons nnd Order
In the Prince Rupert Journal, a
semi-weekly pnper, published In the
town of Prince Rupert, In the Province of British Columbia, for six
issues thereof, and that the said Defendants, C. Peterson and C. Larson,
be required to appear to the Writ of
Summons ln this action wlihln eight
days from the last publication ln the
said newspaper or from the service
of the said Lewis W. Patmore, whichever shall last happen, and that the
same shall be gooel and sufficient service of the Writ of Summons herein;
And, it is further ordered, that Ihe
costs of, and incidental to this application be costs in the cause.
(Signed)       F. IS. GREGORY, ,T.
thence north 4u chains, tlience east
lo the Skeena River; thence southwest following the hank of the
Skeena River to the place of beginning, and containing about 80
W.  A. Ronev, Agent.
Dated July 7th, 1910. Jy22
Skeena Land District—District of
Qucn Charlotte.
TAKE NOTICE that the Queen
Charlotte Whaling Company Limited,
of Victoria, British Columbia, actuation manufacturers, intend to apply
for permission to purchase the fol-
owlng described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about fifteen
chains soutii of a small creek on the
west side of Rose Harbour, Moresby
Island, thence west forty chains,
thence north forty chains, thence
east forty chains, thence southerly
following the sinuosities of the foreshore line forty chains, to the point
of commencement.
Queen Charlotte Whaling
Company Limited,
Per Sydney Charles Ruck, Agent
Dated July 14th,  1910.
Rose  Harbour, Q.C.I. A5
Skeena  Land   District—District   of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE thai Arthur A.
Wilson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation banker, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
80 chains, theme soutii 80 chains to described hinds: Commencing nt a
the place of commencement. pobI     planted aboul  7 milrs south
Staked June 14th, 19in. from ih" southeast corner of Lot  'I'll
Dated this 28th day of July, 1910.  and   I -i   miles west  from shore line,
P. C. COATES, thence west  SO chains, thence norlh
By his Agent. Wm. Edward Laird   80  chains,  thence ''list     so     chains,
A9 Ithence south  80  chains to point of
•iininieiii 1'iiieni, containing 6-io acres
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Haled August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  District—Queen   Charlotte
To all to whom it may concern:—
NOTICE is hereby given that I, tiie
undersigned,  intend  to apply  for a
icense to prospect    for    Coal    and
the petroleum upon the following lands
particularly described as follows, viz
Commencing at a stake planted one
and a quarter miles west of the
north-east corner of Louis Inlet, and
marked "P. C. Coates' S. E. Corner
Claim No. 1," thence west 80 chains,
thence north   80  chains,  thence east
Skeena   District—Queen   Charlotte
To all to whom It may concern:—
NOTICE is hereby given that 1, the
undersigned Intend to apply for a
Icense to prospect for Coal nnd
Petroleum upon the following lands,
situated on Graham Island, ono of
the  Queen   Charlotte  group,   In
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE  NOTICE    that    I,   William
David Allen, of Victoria, B.C., agent,
intend   to   apply   for   permission   to
lease the following described land:—
il,,, Commencing at a post planted at the
Clarmont Rooms
Sixth Avenue nc
Fulton Street
Comfortable, Homelike Rooms; Newly Furnished Throughout;  Bath
Rooms   witli   Hot   anil
Cold Water
liutes, S3.00 n Week   and   Upwards
.Mrs.   Annie   McGrath,   Proprietress
Province oV British Columbia, and
more particularly described as follows, viz:—Comemnclng at a stake
planked at the S. E. corner of I'. C.
Coates' Claim No. 1. and marked
"Wm. Penman'.' S. W. ('inner, Claim
No. 1," tlience east 80 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence west S'i
chains, tlience south, so chains to the
•lace of commencement
Staked, June Mill, 1910.
Dated this 28th (lavs of July, 1910.
By  his   Agent,   Wm.   Edward   Laird.
northwest coiner of Lot 542, Range
T, Coast (Skeenn), tbence east 60
chains io the inner part of Kinnealon
Inlet, tlience smith SO chains to south
i-iist corner of said lot, thence west
mi chalnB to westerly limit of Bald
lot, thence north nnd nt right angles
lo the southerly limit of said lot to
th ■ shore line, thence norlh along the
shore line of said Inlet to place of
beginning: containing about 600
lures, more or less.
Robert Mason, Agent.
Friday, October 14, 1910.
prmcc iftupert journal
Telephone   138
Published twice a week on Tuesdays
anil Fridays from the office of publication, Third Avenue near McBride St.
Subscription rate to any point in
Canada, $2.00 a year; to points outside
of Canada. 9.1.00 a year.
Advertising^rate furnished on application,
O, 11. NELoON,
•h'iday, October 14, 1910.
Tonight the Ladies' Auxiliary of
the Hospital give their first ball. The
function should be well attended as
the object to which the funds will
be devoted is one thai appeals to
every one. In me proper carrying
on of tbe work of a hospital il would
be difficult to find any method of
doing the department done by the
ladies' auxiliaries in anything like
satisfactory way other than by the
Sometimes the Indies' methods of
financing are laughed at. That is
easy to do, but when it comes to dealing with such work as that done by
the auxiliaries to hospitals it must he
acknowledged that men have much
to learn from the women. They are
pre-eminent in that, field and should
not he interfered with. There may
be some energy lost In the undertaking but the results are always successful. All honor therefore must be
paid to the sacrificing work that the
ladies' auxiliaries to various hospitals
have done and it is safe to say that
Prince Rupert's organization will not
be one whit behind the others.
The city council is now grappling
with the subject of sewers and the
policy to be pursued will probably be
settled very soon. The views of the
public should therefore be made
known to the council in order that
the subject may not be disposed of
without sufficient interest being
The sewer installation in Prince
Rupert should not be excessively
high. If a definite policy is decided
upon the sewer lines can be put in
place as the work of street grading
progresses In most of cases. This
will avoid a large expense being
charged up to the sewerage system in
many instances as It wil avoid cuts
and fills. There will be expense added of course where rock cuts have to
be made for the sewer at points
where the street level is gained by a
rock cut. Taken all round the
sewering of the city will not likely
be much costlier than it is in other
cities on  the coast.
In most of places the sewerage is
put in on funds paid out of the general taxation with sewer rentals fixed
to make (he sewers practically pay
for themselves. In Prince Rupert a
different proposition is faced in view
of the fact that so many lots are likely to be held some little time for
speculative purposes and will not be
using the sewer. The council may
Snd it advisable to take some method
of collecting from these lots in some
way proportionate lo the charge
made against the owners of improved lots. The question is one which
has to be decided and the fullest information on tiie subject should be
sought by the council before acting.
Reduced Rates Have Been Promised
For Exhibition at Vancouver
With the success of the first Canadian National Apple Show in \ n-
couver from an exhibition standpoint
now assured there Is every Indication
of a large attendance of visitors from
the entire province and even throughout Hie Dominion. The engagement
of the 48th Highlanders military
band, a leading hand of Canada and
one of ihe world's best musical organizations, has added very much to
tin- attractions of the big show.
The management believes that
every obstacle to the success of the
big undertaking lias now been removed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company granting a one-way
first class fare tor the round trip
from all points in the Dominion of
Canada, and In addition to that have
granted selling dales in advance of
the regular selling dates to the public, for the benefit of the exhibitors,
thus giving to all exhibitors the same
privileges as granted to the public.
Exhibitors' tickets will be sold on
the certificate plan.
(Continued from Page One)
inspected. The officials left last night
delighted with the prospects here.
Referring to ihe progress of work
on the western part of the line, Mr.
Fitzliugh stated that his company
were anxious, as anxious as anyone,
to see the track completed at the
earliest moment. Lack of labor, lie
assured his interviewer was the only
cause of delay. The company want-
ad to see the task completed just as
lulckly as it could be done, bu! with
thi obstacles in the way of labor ruling them, the public would have to
be patient. The public sometimes for-
-)t what an undertaking this was,
he added. They were building the
first really transcontinental line without coupling up any old sections.
When it was contemplated what that
meant one realized the immense
character of the work in hand.
Statement Brought Down By the Treasurer for Information of the
Hilditch  is  Not  Satisfied  Witli
tbe Character of the Report •
At Wednesday evening's meeting
of the council, a statement relative
to the financial position, of the council was presented in accordance with
a request from the chairman of the
finance committee, Aid. Pattullo.
Expenditure  Statement,  May  19
September 30, 1910
Finance    and    assessment
committee accounts paid
Finance    and    assessment
committee accounts unpaid 	
Total       $7,838.20
Streets, works and property committee accounts
paid $23,317.08
Streets, works and property committee accounts
unpaid      2,143.35
Total    $24,460.43
Fire and water committee
accounts paid $14,336.99
Fire and water committee
accounts unpaid      2,492.84
(Continued from Page One)
Tiie Brotherhood of the First Baptist church will meet for business and
a general social evening next Monday
evening. A cordial Invitation Is extended to all men of the city to be
present. |
instruction and national defences on
land and sea.
Second—Adminislrative decentralization.
Third—Colonial, autonomy.
Fourth—To guarantee fundamental liberty by judicial power.
Fifth—Expulsion of monks and
Sixth—Obligatory civic registration.
Seventh—Development of lay instruction.
Eighth—Separation of church and
Ninth—The strengthening of the
credit and finance of the country.
On account of reports that some
iroops in the provinces have not yet
dec'ared their allegiance to the republic the provisional government Is
exercising great vigilance.
Thirty-nine heavy guns and ten
maxims have been posted in the
trenches on the heights of the city
and are ready to check any attempted
invasion of Lisbon.
Up to the present, however, the
government has received no advices
of risings.
Tiie encamped forces of the provisional government have detailed
200 soldiers and armed civilians to
report for duty in guarding public
and other belongings, especially the
hanks of the city. All carriages passing through the streets are closely
The wearing of or carrying of
small republican flags of green and
red is considered the open sesame to
safe conduct.
The New President
The most interesting man in Portugal is the new president Senior Theo-
phile Braga, who may be said, without exaggeration to be the father, not
only of this revolution, but of that In
Brazil, having, by his standing as
a professor in history and philosophy,
prepared the ground for both movements. His unassuming manners
may be inferred from the fact that
after having been elected first president of Portugal, he returned, as
usual, in a second-class compartment
of the train to his unpretentious little
President Braga has written much
on the subject of sociology and political economy, and has published
several volumes of poetry. He has
great ability as an orator. His political career has been comparatively
brief, but he has preached republicanism for thirty-five years.
He attracted much attention in
the slimmer of 190S, when be accused the monarchist party of having
assassinated King Carlos.
In a subsequent debate in the Cor-
ten, he attacked the government's
financial po'icy so bitterly that a duel
with the finance minister, Senhor
D'Esprequeci, was narrowly averted.
Uf a democratic temperament, and
habits, he is popular with the masses.
Other Officers
The officers of the new provincial
government of Portugal have represented for years the republican movement and have assumed the responsibility for the overthrow of the monarchy.
Of the eight men, the most widely
known outside of Portugal are distinguished scholars and teachers.
These are President Theophile Braga,
professor of Portuguese literature at
the Literary college at Lisbon; the
foreign minister, Senhor Barnardo
Machado, of the Lisbon university,
and Dr. Alfonza Costa, of the University of Coimbra, the minister of justice.
The Foreign Minister, Senhor Machado, has for years been described
as the flrst president of the predicted
republic and it. Is considered he will
he chosen to the office. Of all the
republican leaders he Is perhaps the
stronegst and bis influence Is great,
lie, too, Is a brilliant speaker.
In  January,  1908,  he was accus-
sed of conspiracy against the crown,
but the accusations were never proven.    In 1908 as speaker for the republican party he denied any connection whateevr with the assassinations
of that year, but said that the general
horror    felt   over the assassinations
Would die out and that the discontent  with   the  monarchy  would  re-
■"'•■   mHi""   s:inl   """   wl,il"   ""'       The minister of justice, Dr Costa
is perhaps the most brilliant member of the new government. He has
openly worked for the overthrow of
the monarchy. A year ago be was
turned out of the Cortes for an attack on the extravagance of the rfyal
family. After the August elections
he declared that the monarchy was
(loomed and boldly advised King
.Manuel to abdicate.
Hospital Dance Royal Signs Disappear
The ladies auxiliary of the hospital The noticeable outward signs of
will have a dance in Mclnlyre's hall Ihe new regime are the pre.=":nce
on Friday, October 14.    Tickets, $3. I everywhere of the green and red flag
Total    $16,S29.S3
Light and telephone committee accounts paid. . .
Light and telephone committee accounts unpaid.
Total    $14,549.72
Health,  relief and  licence
committee accounts paid . $4,245.75
Health, relief and licence
committee accounts unpaid           293.90
Total       $4,439.65
Schools            970.75
Grand Total   $69,197.98
Bal. on hand Sept. 30 $10,709.77
Deposits, October    22,919.98
Total    $33,629.75
Cheques outstanding ....$13,544.80
Accounts  unpaid    18,324.51
Total    $31,760.44
Balance on hand      $1,760.44
Estimated    Expenditure   for   Three
Months, eliding Dec. 31, 1910
Finance and asessment. . .$11,825.00
Police department   	
Health .:	
Fire department	
Building inspector's salary
Engineer's   salary , streets
and maintenance  	
Sewers maintenance ....
Water dept, Hays Creek.
Water dept. Woodwortli L.
Electric light  	
report did not cover what was intended it was "beautiful in its ambiquous-
ness." The report gave no Information at all as wanted. He understood
it would take a lot of trouble to get
what he wanted. He thought he could
get what was required himself.
Aid.  Pattullo  said  the  statement
i covered what he Intended.
The British Columbia Company
DIRECTORS:—Reginald C. Brown, President; J. C. Maclure, Vice-
President; H. E. Marks, Managing Director; Capt. E. Nash, William
Mc.Nair, R. A. Bevan, and F. C.   Williams, Secretary.      :-:       :-:
This Company acts as Executors,  Administrators, Transferees and
Secretaries to Public Companies.    Commercial, Industrial and other
business propositions underwritten.   'Issues  made  on  the
London and New York Stock Exchanges.
Head Office for Canada, 208, 208, 210, 215 Carter-Cotton Building,
61 Floor Varnish
for Floors
Will not crack nor peel off.
Water will not turn it white.
Sold only in sealed cans.
Ask for sample panel.
If your dealer does not stock It write
The Staneland Co. Ltd
836-840 Fort Street, VICTORIA, B.C.
Connecting   with   Eastbound   Trains
iifill  Prince Rupert sails every Thursday, 8.30 p.m.
IsHSS Prince George sails every  Monday, 8.30  p.m.
Bruno sails every Sunday at 5 p.m.,  returning  Monday  evening  to
connect with Prince George, southbound.
Bruno sails Wednesday, S p.m., returning   Thursday   evening, connecting with Prince  Rupert  southbound.
FOR MASSET—Bruno sails 10 p.m.  every Monday, returning Tuesday night, and for Skidegate  and  other  Moresby   Island   Ports,
Bruno sails 10 p.m. Thursday, returning Saturday.
Tickets, reservations and Information    from
Freight  and  Passenger  Agent, G. T.  P.  Wharf.
of Ihe repub' '. and the complete dis-
;ippe..rance o'. King Manuo''s por-
trait from pu' lie exhibition
In fact, not a vestige is now seen
of the picture postcards of the king
or of any other member of the royal
family. These have given way to
pictures of members of the new government and the photographic records of the revolution, in the shape
of groups of armed leaders and companies of insurgent troops, not in action, but posing for the camera.
The damage done to the city by the
bombarding was surprisingly small.
On the journey down to Lisbon from
the frontier, one hears at each stopping place blood-curdling recitals of
thousands of persons having been
killed and whole quarters of the city
having been devastated or wiped out.
The total number killed has not been
ascertained, but it probably does not
exceed three hundred.
Recent events that startled the
world are discussed with calm by
all classes. The general feeling evidently Is one of relief that a crisis
long anticipated was surmounted so
speedily with comparatively little
violence and such a brief dislocation
of the national life.
Admiral Rels Is described as young,
versatile and competent. As commander of the fleet he Is compared
to Lord Beresford when the latter
was a young man. Premier Machado
has Issued a statement emphasizing
the necessity of maintaining the British alliance.
Friendly to Britain
President Braga in an Interview
with the British minister assured
him that the republic would continue
the friendly relation with Great Britain.
In a conference of German, Spanish, Italian and British ambassadors,
it was agreed to confide in Great
Britain the protection of Europeans
in Portugal.
King Manuel has cabled to London
that he Is in good health. He does
not mention the revolution. It Is expected that he will remain at Gibraltar and watch  the course of events.
Municipal Notice
T. to. Ross, superintendent ln the
west of the Canadian Express company, paid an official visit to the city
this week. The G. T. P. will handle
all kinds of business carried on by
this company, including drafts and
money orders.
Taxes and licenses as follows, became due on August 12th, under Bylaw No.  12:—
A Road Tax from every male person between the ages of 21 and 60
years, who is not assessed for real
A dog tax from every person, owning or harboring a dog over six
months of age.
A license from every person conducting a wholesale or retail business
or practising any profession and from
every master tradesman.
These taxes and licenses are payable at the City Hall.
Section 30 of the above mentioned
by-law Is as follows: —
"Any person guilty of a breach of
this by-law, or who carries on any
profession, trade, occupation or calling for which a license or tax is provided for in this by-law, without having first taken out Such license and
having paid the license fee or tax
herein provided, shall be liable on
summary conviction to a penalty of
twenty-five dollars ($25.00) together
with the amount of the license fee or
tax which should have been paid, and
in default of payment to Imprisonment for sixty  (GO)  days.
NO i ICE Is hereby given that from
November 1st, proceedings will be
instituted under Section 30.
Prince Rupert, Oct.  14th, 1910.
014-018. City Clerk.
Act.    Copies of such declaration may
be obtained from the City Clerk.
All persons who are not assessed
owners of property, must.make a new
application in order to qualify as a
Voter In the coming election.
014-028 City Clerk.
Sealed Tenders will be received by
the City Clerk until 12 O'CLOCK
3rd, 1910, for the grading of Third
Avenue and adjoining streets, from
McBride street south-westerly.
Plans and specifications may be
seen, and forms of tender obtained at
the office of the City Engineer from
10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.  daily.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
Wm. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. 014-N1
TAKE NOTICE that all persons
wishing to have their names entered
on the Voter's List of the Municipality of the City of Prince Rupert, as
householders or as holders of a trade
license, must, during the month of
October, apply to the City Clerk to
have their names so entered on the
Voter's List, by delivering to the
City Clerk a statutory declaration ai
required by the Municipal Election's
Look! Look! Look!
Carlton Cafe
Newly Opened
(Under New Management)
Best Meal in Town
Coiner Sixth and Fraser Streets
Atlantic Steamship
Through tickets and excursion
rates to
England, France, Germany,
and all
Scandinavian Ports.
Call or write for rates to any
part of the world. I am also
agent for all American steamers
to and from Prince Rupert;
Northern Pacific Railway; Alaska Pacific Express.
General Steamship and Railway
Agent, Prince Rupert, B.C.
Union Steamship Co'y
of B.C. Ltd.
The new Steel Passenger Steamer
PRINCE RUPERT every Sunday at 9 a.m. for Vancouver,
arriving Monday afternoon.
For Stewart City on arrival from
Vancouver Friday night.
Northbound, leaves Vancouver
Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
Steerage Fare $5.00
The "Camosun" is the only steamer
on the run having water-tight bulkheads anil double bottom, thus ensuring' safety of passengers in case of
collission or wreck.
J. H. ROGERS,   Ticket Agent
Office  In    the    Westenhaver   Block,
Over Orme's Drug   Store.
Prince Rupert
WM. S. HAi^L, L. D. S. D. D. S.
:•:   DENTIST   :-:
Crown and Bridge Work a specialty.
All dental operations skillfully
treated, (las and local anaesthetics
administered for the painless extraction of teeth. Consultation free.
Offices, Helgerson 3k., Prince Rupert
Brokers, Forwarding Agents,
Storage, etc.
Re-lnforced Concrete a Specialty
Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
The Thompson
Hardware Co. :
—Second Avenue—
Paints. General Hardware,
Oils, Stoves and Ranges. Friday, October 14, 1910.
The future commercial centre and distributing point of the Bulkley, Kispiox and
Skeena River Valleys, is now platted and lots offered to the
investor on the most liberal terms.
Rogers' Addition to this new G. T. P. Town of Ellison is located on
high level land only seven blocks from tho propsed station and depot
The G.T.P. Railway Company expects to reach this town early next
summer with the rails and property will then advance by leaps nnd bounds.
There is no investment like Real Estate; it is safe, certain nnd profitable. We have all had this experience in the past and have but recently
experienced the marvellous increase made on investment here in Prince
Cash $10.00; Balance
Easy Payments
Another opportunity is now before you.    Do not fail to take advantage of this; get in on the ground floor and reap the benefit of advance,
A limited number of these lots are  now offered at the low price of,
$100.00 TO $125.00
for collier lots
Size of lots are 33 by 120 feet, street   alleys  nnd   blocks   all   conform
to the Main Townsite ot Ellison.
The Christiansen-Brandt Company
Financial Agents
Corner 3rd Ave. and 5th St.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
ii 4, .>•:..•..;..;. >>•:<>:•*•:«*•:••;••:••:•* ******* *
To Arrive
Friday, Oct. 14—Camosun from Vancouver.
Saturday,  Oct.   15.—Princess Royal
from Skagway.
Prince Albert from  Queen  Charlotte City.
Sunday,    Oct.    16.—Prince   George
from Vancouver.
Camosun from Stewart.
Monday, Oct. 17.—Princess Beatrice
from Vancouver.
Prince Albert from Stewart.
City of Seattle from Seattle.
Tuesday,    Oct.    IS.—Prince    Albert
from Masset.
Cottage City from Skagway.
Wednesday, Oct. 19.—Prince Rupert
from  Vancouver.
Humboldt from Skagway.
Thursday,   Oct.    20.—Prince   Albert
from Stewart.
Friday,    Oct.     21.—Camosun     from
To Depart
Friday, Oct. 14.—Camosun for Stewart.
Saturday,  Oct.   15.—Princess Royal
for Vancouver.
Sunday, Oct. 16.—Camosun for Vancouver.
Prince Albert for Stewart.
Monday, Oct. 17.—Prince George for
Princess Beatrice for Skagway.
Prince Albert for Masset.
City of Seattle for Skagway.
Tuesday, Oct.  IS.—Cottage City for
Wednesday, Oct.  19.—Prince Albert
for Stewart.
Humboldt for Seattle.
Thursday,   Oct.   20.—Prince   Rupert
for Vancouver.
Prince A'bert  for  Skidegate.
Friday, Oct. 21.—Camosun for Stewart.
Tbe Camosun, after a delay of two
weeks, will make her usual run, to
tills port this evening. The staterooms of the steamer have been remodelled, the berths now being much
larger than the former ones, and
with the commodious staterooms
which characterize the steamer, she
will now be even more poular than
ever. The Camosun made a very
good record for herself last winter
and It is expected that this winter
she will be able to take care of a
large part of the trade between Vancouver and this port.
As the Prince Rupert brought very
little mall, a large one Is expected on
the Camosun this evening.
She will make her usual run to
Stewart at 3.00 a.m. Saturday.
The Cottage City arrived In port
lost evening from the soutii with a
full cargo of perishables and provisions for this port. She also brought
a fairly large mall, including some
from Vancouver and Victoria.
The steamer Princess May, of the
C. P. R., which is undergoing repairs
at the B. C. Marine Railway company's yards at Esquimau, when she
re-enters service on the Victoria-
Skagway run about three months
hence, will be equipped as an oil-
burning steamer. A trial is to be
made with the steamer Princess May
and if success is achieved, as is expected, the greater number of the
steamers of the British Columbia
service of tiie C. P. H. company, and
also the Empress steamers in the
trans-Pacific trade, will be equipped
as oil-burners. It is not improbable,
too, that the locomotives of the Pacific division of the railroad may be
converted to burn oil.
The steamer Princess May will be
the first steamer to be converted, advantage being taken of her repairs at
Esquimau to make the necessary
changes to convert her from a coal
burner to an oil-burner, and it is expected that work on the steamers
Princess Victoria and Princess Charlotte will follow, both steamers being probably converted into oil-burners before the spring.
For about two years the C. P. R.
has been considering the change. For
some time past the company has bad
an offer from the Standard Oil company to suply oil at a fixed price covering a long term of years. The matter has been thoroughly considered,
and many exhaustive reports have
been investigated, comparing tbe use
of oil and coal on many vessels. Investigation has also been made on
board the steamers Iroquois and
Chippewa, of the Puget Sound Navigation company, which burn oil fuel,
and the decision has now been reached to convert the steamer Princess
May to an oil burner as the test
The oil fuel has long past the experimental stage, and large ocean
liners and warships have been burning this liquid fuel for some years.
The big Japanese turbine liners
Chlyo Maru and Tenyo Maru of the
Toyo Klsen Kalsha's line to San
Francisco, are notable examples of
large liners using oil fuel In the Pacific. Plans have consequently been
secured for the conversion of the fast
Princess liners, the Princess Victoria
and Princess Charlotte, and as soon
as the new steamer Princess Adelaide arrives from the Clyde, probably about the end of November, an
opportunity will be found to lay oft
the three-funnel liners in their turn
for the change.
The supply of oil is to be kept at
Vancouver and Seattle, where large
tanks for storage of sufficient oil for
the company's steamers will be maintained. Aill of the company's steamers call at Seattle or Vancouver, and
they will take on their supply of oil
at one or other of these ports.
The officials of the company have
been obtaining data for the last two
years regarding the use of fuel oil.
Since the proposition was received
about two years ago from the oil
company for the supply of liquid fuel
the question has been exhaustively
considered and decision lias now been
considered and decision has now
been  reached   to  make  a  series  of
final  experiments with  the steamer
Princess May.
The use of fuel oil by the coast
steamers will reduce the fireroom
staff on each vessel by two-thirds,
the stokers being eliminated. The
cost of the oil itself is practically as
great as coal, but the saving of labor
of weight carried, space and in handling, is great. Owners of steamers
now burning oil state that the saving
is from 40 to 60 per cent.
"Presented by the province of
British Columbia to H. M. C. S. Rainbow in welcome recognition of this
being the first vessel of the Canadian navy to be stationed on the Pacific coast of the Dominion, and with
the loyal hope and belief that the
Rainbow and her successors may fulfil their part in uniting the strengthening the naval defences of the Empire."
The above is the inscription which
is to appear on the piece of plate
which is to be presented by the government of British Columbia to H.
M. C. S. Rainbow on her arrival
here early ln November.
Hon. J. H. Turner, agent-general
for British Columbia, has advised
the premier that a beautiful design
for the, plate has been completed
by the London Goldsmiths & Silversmiths' Co., Limited, the principal
workers ln such forms of art at the
world's metropolis, with whom an
or.der has been placed.
The design has been submitted to
and heartily approved by Admiral
Kingsmill, and provides for a very
handsome vase centrepiece, the
handles formed respectively of the
wapiti and the big horn sheep of
British Columbia, emblems of a
nutical character being at the
caught a message from the steamer
Empress of India, who stated her
position at about 150 miles westward,
announcing a ninety-mile gale. Suddenly the apparatus was put out of
service. Almost simultaneously
with the disappearance of the staysail the wireless masts and apparatus
were carried away. While the decks
were awash for hours, no serious
damage was done, and the wireless
was repaired shortly after the vessel
entered the strait.
Indians Who Stole From Storehouse
of P. Burns Are Punished
No effort Is being spared to get all
the freight possible up the Skeena before navigation closes. Time Is precl"
ous now and advantage is taken of
every means to increase the deliveries
at the different camps. In consequence of tiie je.lnt use of steamers
and the railway line excellent progress Is being made.
Peter Brown and Austin Matthews,
the Indians charged with stealing
meat and other material from the
storehouse of P. Burns near Hazelton, were tried before Judge Young
in the county court yesterday. The
men pleaded guilty, but on their behalf the fact was set forth that the
goods had been returned was put forward.
Judge Young, in view of all the
circumstances, dealt lemiently in inflicting punishment, and sentenced
them to one year each in the provincial jail at New  Westminster.
I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the seventh day of November, A.D. 1910, at the hour of eleven o'clock In the forenoon, at the
Court Room, Atlin, I shall offer for sale by public auction the mineral
claims in the list hereinafter set out, of the persons in the said list hereinafter set out for which Crown Grants have been issued, for all unpaid
taxes accrued, due and payable on the thirtieth day of June, A.D. 1910, or
on any previous date, and for the costs of advertising and other expenses.
if the taxes and expenses, including the costs of advertising, as set
out in said list, are not paid to me before the day of sale, the claims may
be sold to the highest bidder, and a eonvejance executed to the purchaser
of all right and interest in said claims legally alienated by the Crown
Grants thereof.
In the event of there being no purchaser, or the price offered shall
not be sufficient to pay the taxes and expenses, the land shall absolutely revert to the Crown, and the Crown Grants thereof shall be deemed
void and cancelled.
List Above Mentioned
Name of Claim j Lot No.| Registered Owner
|              |      or Grantee
,'I'axes Pay-;Expenses    Total
; able  80th        and      Amount
| June 1910J    Costs   j     Due
•Etta Extension'l     276
"At Last"           277
"White Baby"  1     278
C. F.O. Boenme
William Gass
William Gass
|     ?6.50      |   ?2.00    1  JS.50
6.50      |      2.00    1     8.50
It..""            2.00   1  11.50
|  $22.50      j    $6.00    [$28.50
Dated  at Atlin,  B.  C,  this  30th day of September, A.D.  1910.
Atlin Post Office, B. C.                              Assessor, Atlin Assessment District.
The city of Fernie has decided to
adopt meters in connection with the
electric lighting. At a recent meeting of the council there Superintendent Hammond of the electric lighting system made a kick about people
who get lights on a flat rate and use
the juice through the day for electric
irons, toasters, coffee percolators,
electric massage, electropathic treatments and other purposes too numerous to mention.
The council cut the flat rate off
absolutely. As soon as they can be
installed all juice from the power
plant will be measured out by meter.
In this connection Supt. Hammond
suggested that he might need police
protection to put the meters Int he
Chinese houses and stores as the
Celestials are very superstitious and
are afraid of the "devil boxes."
The steamer Senator, which Is expected shortly to take the place of
the Cottage City on the Skagway
run for a litte time while the Cottage City is being overhauled, had a
trying experience on her last run
from Nome.
Struggling in the teeth of a hundred-mile gale, the steamer was at
the mercy of the wind and a sea
which broke over her upper deck for
hours, 350 miles out from Flattery.
A staysail was put up to ease the
kicking about, and following the
rapid fall of the barometer all hands
were ordered Inside, the staysail and
oil bags put into place, and the vessel hove to.
Suddenly the staysail was loosened
and clutched by the high wind, was
blown away and disappeared Into the
inky black sea. The wireless operator
Ladies' Auxiliary Give l'irst of these
Functions In Mclntyre Hull
Tonight the Ladles' Auxiliary of
the Prince Rupert General Hospital
give their first ball. This social event
which should be one of the principal
ones of the season, will be given in
Mclntyre Hall, and for It, the committee in charge is making elaborate
preparations. The hall has been generously donated for the occasion and
In the hands of the ladies auxiliary
the arrangements can be depended
upon to he perfect.
The cause which is represented in
this ball Is one to appeal to all. The
proceeds go to aid the auxiliary upon
whom will fall In large measure the
furnishing of the hospital now being
erected and who will require nil the
found possible.
The tickets for tite ball are on sale
| at the drug stores of the city and are
also obtainable from the members of
the auxiliary.    The    hall  should   be i
The Next Thing
To consider after you have ascer- j
tained titat your mining proposition I
is one of merit, and that practical |
mining men are looking after the
development, is the financial arrange-.
ment of the company.
toe invite your inspection of our'
property,   development  and   capitalization.   You can make a deposit and j
we will reserve stock.    Call or ad-1
dress, the F. T.  Bowness Brokerage
Company, fiscal agents, the Hazelton
Nine Mile .Mining Company, Dawson
Block, Third avenue near Sixth street I
Telephone 77.
Have You A Bank Account?
The money is safer in the Bank
than in your house or in your
A Checking: Account provides
a safe and convenient way of
paying your bills, as each cheque
issued returns to you as a receipt.
ASavings Account keeps growing all the time, lx-cause interest
is added twice a year.
Call at
The Bank of
British North America
and talk to the manager about it.
Capital and Reserve over
Local  Prisoner Found  Giiilty of Mart
slaughter By Jury at
Sentence  is   Deferred   by  the  Trial
i Judge   ("ntil End  of
Prince Rupert Branch-
E, STONHAM. Manager.
Vancouver, Oct. 14.—Alphonse
Richer, charged with the murder of
his comrade, Beaudoin, In Prince Rupert a few weeks ago, was found
guilty yesterday of tbe lesser crime
of manslaughter, The prisoner was
; defended by Charles N. Haney of
Vancouver, while A. II. McNeill appeared as crown prosecutor.
The evidence ofl Dr. Tremayne and
Police Sergt. Regan was the only
testimony for Hie crown bearing on
the case. Richer gave evidence on
his own behalf stating that lie knew
nothing of how It happened except
thai he wakened up with the gun in
his hand and liis companion aald he
shot him.
The Jury  returned  a   verdict     of
Corner Eighth and Praser Streets
Clinton Roons
Newly    remodelled     and     furnished.
Hoard   and   lodging.   Home cooking
a   specially.     Mrs.   Anderson,   Prop.
Rooms, $:( Per Week
WANTED—To buy cheap lots ln
Prince Rupsrl direct from owners.
Price must be right. Give description,
price and terms. Address X, Journal
Office '
manslaughter.     Mr.  Justice  Murphy
deferred sentence.
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Mr. and Mrs. F. Rudge left last
evening for Vancouver on the Prince
*     *    *
S. S. Fowler, of Nelson, an eminent mining engineer, arrived yesterday on the Prince Rupert. He has
gone to the Queen Charlotte Islands
on  professional business. PRINCE RUPERT JOURNAL
Friday, October 14, 1910.
Items of General Interest From Centres in British Columbia.
Vancouver.—At the close of the
meeting of the Vancouver Navy
League the meeting, which included
many people not members of the
league, proceeded to discuss the question of a training brig for Vancouver.
•uie chairman, Rev. H. G. Piennes-
Cllnton, Rev. R. J. Wilson, Dr. Davis,
Mr. McMahon, Mr. Healey, Mr. Lock-
ingham and others all dwelt eloquently on the good work such a
training ship would accomplish,    F.
which is so well known for the work
accomplished there. The principal
of Bishop Latimer college is the Rev.
W. H. Vance, B.A., a graduate of the
University of Toronto and Wycliffe
college, and for five years rector of
Ascension, Toronto, and for the present he will be dependent upon local
assistance, as no resident professors
will yet be appointed. Those who
will act In this capacity are the Rev.
A. H. Sovereign, M.A., and the Rev.
G. H. Wilson, B.A., who have kindly
consented to help in the work. Lec-
] turers are, however, being arranged
Vancouver.—The logs scaled during the month of September were
54,000,000 feet, as compared with
49,824,000 for the corresponding
month a year ago.    While this shows
some    increase   during the  persent j for The term commences on Tuesday
year, it Is a decided falling off from 1 ;
the month of August with its record
cut of 78,000,000 feet. This is, perhaps, only natural with the winter
coming on, and at the same time it Is
stated that a number of mills are re-1
Shaw spoke from personal experience I ducing their cut owing to a lessening
of the value of the discipline on such
a ship, and a strong delegation from
the Juvenile Protection society urged
that it would be of inestimable value
In improving the morale and health
of the boys.
It was explained by Capt. Eddie
that a commencement could be made
at once, as Mr. Franklin had generously placed that hall at his service.
They could consider the hall a brig
until a real one arrived in Burrard
Inlet, and a number of lads were
ready to enroll themselves. This was
to be a voluntary training; it was
not necessary that the boys should
be regarded as refractory. He would
teach and carry on their training on
Navy League training ship lines. A
committee could get to work and procure a proper training ship so that
Vancouver could supply the boys to
become men fit for the mercantile
and naval marine. On the motion of
Captain Archer, Captain Eddie was
elected commandant. He will take
up his class at once. A strong committee was chosen, including the
chairman, Messrs. R. O. Bell-Irving,
Prof. Locklngton, Mr. Bosom-worth,
Mr. Auld, Mr. F. Shaw, Dr. Davis,
Mr. J. Francis Burslll, Mr. Lewth-
waite and others were appointed to
wait on the Juvenile Protection Society to ask their co-operation and to
take other steps to make the project
a success,
Vancouver.—This city is figuring
on getting a big exposition for the
year 1917, the event to celebrate the
anniversary of confederation. Whether the exposition will aspire to the
All this allowed, however, it is quite dlgnlty ot a world's fair, or 1)e 0n a
";i,l",n li,;" "'" v,'lr l:i "' "~in ":lilyi smaller scale, has not developed. The
announcement  was made last night
demand   from   the   prairie   markets.
hold the record in the number of
feet scaled, since it contains two
months, June and August, that easily
topped all previlous monthly records.
Victoria.—After October 31 the
restricted district will be no more.
The fiat of the police commission has
gone forth to the effect, that all and-
lords of the houses in the local under
world shall, on pain of prosecution
under the provisions of the Criminal
Code, see to it that their premises
are not further used as disorderly
houses and the various occupants of
the places will receive similar warning. In fact the order of tbe commission was communicated to the
denizens of the restricted district
last night when police officers personally visited the premises and conveyed tite warning.
Just what moved the commission
to take this step is not certain. None
of the members were willing to talk
and beyond admitting that the order
had been issued declined to say anything further. The action is said,
however, to have been teb result of
the recent meeting between representatives of the Voters' League and
tite police commission when the
former pointed out that under the
law the commission was practically
harboring a large number of crimin.
nls. This meeting was secret and
just what actually transpired Is not
known, bul yesterday's derision by
the commission Is the direct outcome
of that session.
There Is, It Is said, no Intention
of proceeding against the owners, lessees or occupents at present. Criminal prosecutions will be taken only If
the order is not obeyed on the date
set, October 81.
Victoria.—In the possession of'Dr.
C. J. Fagan, secretary of the provincial health department, who leaves
for the east this morning, is a little
hermetically-sealed tube containing a
gruesome exhibit in connection with
the mysterious Black Hand murder
at Revelostoke, of which Mr. Frank
Julian, at one time a member of the
Dominion secret service, was the victim.
The exuiuit consists of a small section of the cuticle from the face of
the murdered man, showing the peculiar black stain used by the assassins
in branding the dead.
This stain constitutes in simple
fact the one clue upon which the police must largely depend in their efforts to unravel the cr'me.
The experts of McGill and at Ottawa ' il now be ask-'.-; to assist in the
solut'on of the mystery by analyzing
the acid Impregnating the particles
Of the skin.
Princeton.—Mr. C. R. Briggs, secretary-treasurer of the British Columbia Portland Cement Company,
Ltd., recently arrived from Fpokane
and is busy getting things in shape
for active construction of buildings
on the company's property, Onemile.
This week fifteen men will be employed in building bunk and cook
houses. This force will be increased
when the other buildings for manufacturing purposes are begun. Mining operations will also be started
in due course. The office of the company and its chief place of business
is In Princeton. The capital stock
of the company is $500,000, In 5,000
shares of $100 each. The incorporators are R. P. McLennon, J. A.
Harvey and L. W. Stone, all of Vancouver, and L. W. Shatford, of Hedley, and R. Cross, of Spokane, Wash
Victoria.—The British Columbia &
Alaska Railway company is applying
to the Ottawa parliament for power
to construct a railway from Lytton
along the Fraser river to Fort George
thence to the mouth of the Stewart
river to Fort Conley, thence to Telegraph Creek and down the Teslln
river to Dawson.
Nelson.—Chief Justice Hunter has
refused an application to quash the
Nelson liquor license bylaw. Tliis was
a measure passed by the municipal
council of Nelson. Originally there
was a bylaw providing for not more
than six saloons ln the municipality,
Vancouver.—An important institu
tion in the future religious life of
British Columbia began Its existence
last week when the Bishop Latimer
college, a Church of England institution, was formally opened. The purposes of the college niny be summed
up In a few words: To educate evangelical clergy for the church in Canada and In the foreign Held.     Every
when representations of the Vancouver Exhibition Association requested
the city to lease them 50 acres of
land adjacent to the present ground
leased to them at Hastings Park. The
city will require a statement of the
receipts and expenditures of the association before dealing with the request.
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Coast Land District—District of
TAKE   NOTICE   that  we,   George
Hie and Robert Corlett, of Little Canyon,   B.C.,   occupation    farmer     and
farmer, intend to apply for permission  to  purchase  the  following  described   lands:—Commencing    at   a
post planted at the south-east portion of an island situated and lying
about two miles below Little Canyon,
near the south bank of the Skeena
river, Range V, Skeena Land District,
District of Coast, thence northerly,
thence    easterly,    thence    southerly
around the shores of the island back
to  the   point  of   beginning  and   Inclosing 30 acres, more or less
Dated August 1, 1910. A19
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Thomas Samuel Smith, of Fort William, Ont, occupation contractor, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7 miles
south of the southeast corner of ot
227, and 5% miles west from shore
line, thence east 80. chains, tlience
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
040 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Edward Robert Wayland, of Fort William, Ont.,
occupation grain merchant, intends
to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about
7 miles south from southeast corner
of lot 22 7, and 3% miles west from
shore line, thence east 80 chains,
tlience north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Important Consolidations That Have
Taken Place in Canada Recently
Twenty important industrial amalgamations have been completed in
Canada since the begining of last
year. The authorized bond and
stock capitalization of nineteen of
these companies is within a small
fraction of $200,000,000, which Is
a good deal more than double the
capital of 135 companies absorbed.
The consolidations having an authorized capital execeeding $10,000,-
are there, according to figures taken
from the Monetary Times: —
Amalgamated Asbestos, authorized
capital $25,000,000, of which $17,-
500,000 has been issued. This Is
formed of five companies previously
capitalized at $3,500,000 and of
properties whose capital is not given.
Canada Car & Foundry Company
capital $20,000,000; issued, $12,-
000,000; formed of three companies
whose capital was $11,000,000.
Canada Cement Company, capital
$38,000,000; issued, $29,000,000;
formed of eleven companies whose
joint capital was $17,750,000.
Dominion Canners, capital $12,-
500,000; issued, $5,700,000; formed
of forty-five companies whose capitalization is in many instances unstated.
National Breweries, capital $12,-
500,000; issued, $6,494,300; fomed
of eleven companies capitalized at
Quebec Railway, Light, Heat &
Power, capital $20,000,000; issued,
$14,495,000; formed of five companies with a capital of $8,700,000.
Steel Company of Canada, capital
$35,000,000; issued, $24,846,300;
formed of five companies of which
four had capital of $9,970,000.
The Dominion Iron and Steel company, and the Dominion Coal Company, which have practically merged
into the Dominion Steel Corporation,
are not included in the list, as the
original companies retain their corporate existence. The common stock
of these concerns Is $35,000,000.
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Charles Ru-
bidge Dunsford, of Fort William,
Ont., occupation retired, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about
seven miles south of the southeast
corner of lot 227 and \y2 miles west
from shore line,,tlience east 80 chains
thence soutii 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, tlience north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Norman M.
Patterson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 1% miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence east
SO chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres|
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Benjamin Os-
trander, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3y2 miles west of shore
line, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, tlience west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containinfl
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land  District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE  NOTICE  that Nelson  Noel
Smith, of Winnipeg, Man., occupation
contractor, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing    at    a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 2 27, and
5 y2   miles  west from     shore    line,
thence west SO chains, thence soutii
80   .chains,   thence   east   80   chains,
thence  north  80  chains  to  point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that William Curtis Lillie, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, intends to apply for
permisison to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 7 miles south
from southeast corner of Lot 227,
and 3 V2 miles west from shore line,
thence west SO chains, thence south
SO chains, thence east 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that E. N. Ens-
worth, of Fort William, Ont., occupation accountant, intends to -apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 9 miles
south of the southeast corner of Lot
227, and 5% miles west from shore
line, thence west 80 chains, thence
north 8 0 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE tbat Mary Smith,
of Fort William, Ont., occupation
married woman, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 7 miles soutii of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5 y2 miles west from the shore line,
thence SO chains west, thence 80
chains south, thence 80 chains east,
thence 80 chains north to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Omineca Land District—District of
Coast, Range Five.
TAKE NOTICE that E. Lucas, of
West Carnie, Ont., occupation banker,
intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of lot
2287, District of Coast, Range Five,
and marked E.L.'s N.W. corner,
thence east 80 chains, thence south
80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
Steven McNeill, Agent.
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27.
Aid. Mobley Failed to Find Trace of
Aid. Mobley appeared at Wednesday evening's council somewhat put
out that he should have been led Into
an Investigation that would have
made a good subject for April 1. At
the earliest opportunity he took occasion to ask the authority for Aid. Hil-
diocese In Canadal s under-manned dUch statlng at tne iagt meeting that
and Is crying out for more men, and tnere was ayanmlte on the wharf.
the aim of the college is to help to i      ,   ,   „„.,., ,      ,,  ..   .  ,„ ,,„
,  .,,     , . .       .      ., Aid.  Hildltch said that it his eyes
supplv'the demand by educating men     .,       ,   ,      ,      .,      .       „„.,   ,,„„„
.     ' ' . .' .      *   .,     did  not deceive him he  read dyna-
tn Canada who are in touch with the i
„   _ , , ..    ! mite on the package,
of   Canada and in sympathy
with    Canadian    ideals—a    proposal
Aid. Mobley said this was a serious
Omineca Land District—District of
Coast, Range Five.
TAKE NOTICE that W. G. White-
sides, of South Bend, Ont., occupation bank clerk, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the southeast corner
of lot 1729, District of Coast, Range
Five, and marked G.G.W.'s N.E. corner, thence west 40 chains, thence
south 80, chains, thence east 40
chains, tnence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
320 acres, more or less.
Steven McNeill, Agent.
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27
Skeena  Land  District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE    NOTICE    that    Frederick
Babe, of Fort William, Ont., occupation  barrister, intends  to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described  lands:—Commencing at  a
post planted about live miles south
of the  southeast corner  of  Lot 227
and two miles west from shore line,
thence  80  chains east,     thence     80
chains south, thence 80 chains west,
thence  80  chains north   to  point of
ommencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that John Russel
Smith, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, Intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about seven
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3% miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence east
SO chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Agnes Smith,
of Fort William,    Out.,    occupation
widow, intends to apply for permission  to  purchase  the  following described lands:—Commencing    at    a
post     planted  about   9   miles south
from tite southeast corner of Lot 227,
and 3 \>2  miles west  from shore line,
thencfie east SO chains, thence south
SO    chains,    thence west 80 chains,
thence  north  80  chains  to  point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land  District—District of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Sidney Smith,
of  Fort  William,   Ont.,     occupation
gentleman, intends to apply for permission   to   purchase   the   following
described  lands:—Commencing at  a
post planted about nine miles south
from the southeast corner of lot 227,
and 3 y2 miles west from shore line,
thence east SO chains, tlience north
80   chains,   thence   west   80   chains,
thence south  80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that James Murphy, of Fort William, Ont., occupation coal merchant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about five miles
south from the southeast corner of
Lot 22'7, and two miles west from
shore line, tbence east 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
SO chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. 330
bul  lust  August Ihe council  passed which must appeal to all who have|ma"er'
a bylaw abolishing saloons. the Interest of the work of the church
One  of  the  license holders  under I at heart,
ihe  original  bylaw  aplled  to  quash!    The wnrk of establishing Hie col-
tliis  enactment,   and   the  Chief  Jus-   lege lias been greatly assisted by the
tlce held that the statute (Municipal Woman's Aid Sociely, through whose
Skeena Land  District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that The Canadian
Fish & Cold Storage Company Ltd.,
of Vancouver, occupation Mercantile
and Manufacturing, Intends to apply
for  permission  to  lease the  following described land:—Commencing at
a post planted at high water mark
on  the westerly side of Prince Rupert Harbor and distant about 110
chains from the nbrth-east corner of
Lot   443,   thence  west    20     chains,
thence soutii  20 chains, thence east
5 chains, more or less to high water
He had made very careful [mark,  thence following   along    the
search and inquiry and could not find "g^^^^'-fES
any.    II wanted to know where Aid. jmore or p^gg.
Skeena  Laud  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE   that    Arthur    A.
Vlckers,  of Fort William,  Ont., occupation agent, intends to apply for
permission tc purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about five miles south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227,
and two miles west from shore line,
thence west 80 chains, thence south
80 chains; thence    east    80 chains,
thence north 80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Ardagh Smith,
of Fort   William,    Out.,    occupation
agent, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted     about    nine   miles   south   from
southeast comer of Lot 227, and 3%
miles   west   from   shore  line,  thence
west   80   chains,   tlience     soutii     80
chains, thence east SO chains, thence
north    SO   chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Hilditch saw the dynamite.
Aid. Hildltch designated the place, j
Aid.  Mobley said he had found oil!
Clauses \rt) In authorizing regula- Instrumentality Hie building has been i boxed up exactly similar to dynamite.
tion did nol authorize prohibition; furnished throughout. These ladies Aid. Hilditch said he saw the oil
In fact that the granting of the power I entertained the numerous guests last  but there  was what  he believed to
The Canadian Fish and Cold
Storage Company, Limited,
J. H. Pillsbury, Agent.
Dated June 20th, 1910. Jyl2
to regulate presupposes a continuance of thai which Is being regulated. Therefore the clause in the statute, which In terms empowers the
municipality to limit the number of
hotel, saloon, shop and restaurant
licenses, does not empower the municipal council to absolutely wipe out
or prohibit any one of that class of
"Joseph," said his mother reprovingly,  "I  should  thing    you'd    me
week   and    also   provided   light   re-  be dynamite there also. ashamed to be in the same class with
ferments. Injipe otor McNeil was a°pe ah* Jo mllch smaller than your-
The college  is situated   at    1548  and he said that he had failed to find       ■
Haro street.   It Is a two-storey build-1 dynamite.   In the matter of gasoline . se   ■
Ing, the upper portion being devoted it was explained that those interested j "Well, mother, said Joe, I look
to the sleeping apartments, down- had stated they would remove the | upon the matter in a different way
stairs being the dining and reception gasoline as quickly as possible, but a, altogether. It makesme Jeel fine to
rooms, tbe library and study. In large consignment had been received
close proximity southward stands a, and it took some time to get It away
similar Institution, Westminster Hall, to the storage quarters.
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that John C. Murray,  of  Fort  William,  Ont., occupation capitalist, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about five miles south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227
and two miles west from shore line,
thence west 80 chains, thence north
80   chains,    thence  east  80  chains,
thence south SO  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
see how proud the small bays are to
be in the class with a big boy like
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Alexander C.
Moffat, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, intends to apply for permission   to   purchase   the   following
described  lands:—Commencing  at a
post planted about seven miles soutii
from southeast corner of Lot 227 and
1 y2   miles west  from    shore    line,
thence east  80 chains,  thence north
80   chains,   thence   west   80   chains,
thence south 80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE    NOTICE    that    John    L.
Davidson, of Victoria,  B.C., occupation agent, intends to apply for permission   to   purchase   the   following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
3%   miles  west  from   shore    line,
thence west 80 chains, thence north
80  chains,    thence  east  80  chains,
thence south 80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Josephine J.
Davidson, of Victoria, B. O, occupation married woman, Intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 9 miles
south of the southeast comer of Lot
227, and 5% miles west from shore
line, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that James Henry
Smith, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
agent, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5% miles west from shore line,,
thence east SO chains, thence north
SO chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
£ Friday, October 14, 1910.
Virile Old Party Leader Gives Advice
Regarding Canada's
At Ninety Years of Age He Has Decided to Remain Permanently
in England
After the stress -if nearly half a
century on tbe political life of Canada, Sir Charles Tupper, one of the
fathers of Confederation and former
prime minister, is living a secluded
life in rural England.
"It is a case of 'ex necessitate' "
he said, when asked why he lived in
England. "The health of Lady Tupper, while It has Improved, will not
permit her to take an ocean voyage,
I should certainly prefer to live In
Canada." *
Speaking to Sir Charles ltl s difficult to believe that Canada's aged
statesman Is in his 90th year; the
fact that at this advanced age he still
plays golf evidences his wonderful
vitality. The passing of the last ten
years has made little impression on
the renowned son of Nova Scotia;
that familiar stoop is not more pronounced than when last seen in the
House of Commons.
In an interview at his residence
"The Mount," Bexley Health, ent, Sir
Charles speaking ot the wonderful
development of the Dominion, said:
"I have witnessed the immense
progress of Canada with intense satisfaction. Forty years ago I was regarded as a very sanguine man when
I prophesied the future of Canada;
but its development has passed my
most sanguine expectations, and occupying as it does the best portion of
the North American continent, it is
obvious that at no very distant date
it will hold a most commanding posi-
ion in the world."
"Do you think that Canada as it
develops in importance w ,1 want to
take a large part In tbe government
of the British Empire?" he was
asked. „
"Tbe present generation" he replied, "will, in my opinion, see the
population of Canad surpass that of
the United Kingdom, but I see no
reason to suppose that Canada and
the other Dominions, however great
and important they may become, will
Hot be proud to enjoy the position of
sister nations. Of course all the Importance that attaches to any portion of the Empire will be greatly enhanced by the future greatness of
Canada, and the Empire by the development of its outlying parts will
command still greater Influence In
International affairs than it wields
at present."
On the much discussed question of
annexation to the United States Sir
Charles was quite emphatic.
"The question of annexation was
settled in the contest of 1891, and in
my judgment settled for ever," he
Asked what position he thought
Canada would take in the event of a
European war, Sir Charles declined
to give an opinion. When it was
sugegsted that a defensive alliance
between the United States and reat
Britain would be a happy solution
and would dispel any fear of England being overwhelmed In an European conflict he was warmly sympathetic.
"If Great Britain and the United
States would stand together," he
said, "no combination of powers
could affect their position. They
could keep the peace of the world. I
do not mean that they could prevent
the antagonisms of European countries among themselves,">but they
could main tain the supremacy of
the Anglo-Saxon race."
Sir Charles Is an ardent believer In
the benefits of protection. "Canada
owes all of Its present greatness to
the protective policy am* that policy
will be maintained. Protection In
Canada will not be abandonee! u
\     your time," he said.
Discussing tbe question of Imperial preference, Sir Charles said:—
"I look upon a mutual preferential tariff between the Dominion and
the other portions of the British Empire as a policy that will be atlended
by the happiest results by creating
a strong bond of mutual self-interest
to add to the sentimental loyalty
that now exists in all parts of the
Sir Charles recreations are driving and golfing. Frequently he Is to
be seen on the links which adjoin
his house.
"1 am very fond or golf," he Informed the reporter, "but my medical adviser restricts my participation
in the game to 'putting.' $t is n consolation, howevM', to know tiial all
championships   are   decided   on   the
'putting' green," he added jovially.
Sir Charles' son J. Stewart Tupper,
K.C., of Winnipeg, and his wife and
family are at present visitors at
"The Mount." Mr. Tupper Is In England pleading cases before the pudi-
cial committee of the privy council.
Sir Charles Hlbbert Tupper of Vancouver, and William Tupper of Winnipeg, are expected shortly.
"It has been a source of unbounded satisfaction to me," said Sir
Charles, in conclusion, "that all the
great measures ln which I was per-
mlted to take part have been BOlved
practically in the direction of my exertions; the Confederation of Canada, the binding together by steel
bonds of the provinces from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and the opening up of that great granary between
the Red river and the Rocky mountains, which under a policy of protection Canada was able to achieve,
enable me to look back with great
satisfaction on the consummation of
the great questions with which in my
public life I was occupied.
"You ask me to give you a message to Canada. It Is this: 'Go on
and prosper.' No country In the
world, In my judgment, is prospering
to such a great extent as Canada, or
on so sure a foundation, and It would
pass the most prophetic vision to say
what position she will obtain in the
not distant future."
William Sullivan, catcher of the
Chicago White Sox, will not attempt
to catch a ball thrown from an aeroplane at a height of 1,000 feet. Sullivan declined the offer of Aviator
Williard to take up a dozen balls and
drop them one at a time until Sullivan held one. Sullivan says that
the Washington monument is high
enough in the air to catch a bali
"Too much is euough," said Sullivan. "A man might as well try to
stop a cannon ball or 9-ounce bullets
as a ball dropped 1,000 feet."
Sullivan recently gained notoriety
by duplicating Charley Street's feat
of last year in catching several balls
dropped from the Washington monument. The monument is only half as
high as Willard proposed to soar.
Ad Wolgast, the lightweight champion, may never fight again. An examination of the champion's left arm,
which was broken in his fight with
McFarland at Fond du Lac recently,
was made yesterday. The arm was
broken just below the elbow, and the
attending physician said Wolgast
would not be albe to fight again for
four months, and perhaps never be
able to use the arm in hard fights
Tommy Burns has decided to take
a little flier into the show business.
His injured knee feels so good now
that he has accepted an offer to meet
a lad named Mayer over in Ellens-
burg in a couple of weeks In an exhibition bout and then he plans to
go to Calgary and put on a little boxing show as an adjunct to some fight
pictures he will flash on the screen.
Tommy has the films of the fights
he had with Jack Johnson, Gunner
Moir, Bill Squiers and Jack O'Brien,
and he plans to show about two
rounds of each "t;rap and fill out the
programme with a boxing bout with
his younger brother. The Calgary
sports are anxious to see Tom, for
■he is a Canadian, well known all
over the Dominion for his work as a
lacrosse player, and an old pal of his
now living in Calgary says he will
surely pull a $3,000 house there.
Judge Robert H. Lindsay, one of
the ablest lawyers on the Pacific
coast, and so well liked in San Francisco, Virginia City, Reno and Seat-
ale, that he Is universally spoken of
as "Col. Bob." was elected president
of the Northwestern Baseball League
at the annual meeting in Seattle.
The defeat of former President to.
H. Lucas was due to the opposition
of the different cities briefly outlined
already. Tacoma, represented by
President Eddie Quinn, went down
tiie line fighting for the retention of
Mr.  Lucas.
Second in importance lo the defeat of Mr. I,mas, who has held the
office of president, secretary and
treasurer since the presenl league
wns organized in 1907, nnd the same
offices in oilier leagues in the Pacific
Northwest for leu years or more was
he i" Ignation of Eddie Quinn of
Tacoma, as a director of. the league.
ln his place George Shredder, who
1 r.s been suspected of owning the
Tacoma club, was elected. Mr.
luinn stated he had sold his holdings In the Tacoma club to Mr.
Shreeder. The general impression
is that Mike Lynch will handle the
Tigers next season.
The circuit question was taken up
only In a casual way, Eddie Householder was present as a representative pro tern for Victoria. He was
authorized to say that Victoria would
go ahead any time official assurance
was given of award of a franchise.
Mr. Householder was further backed
in his statement by a letter which
was received during the proceedings
of the meeting in the evening from
Manager Wattelet of Victoria.
In the future teams will be limited to fifteen players after June 1.
The salary limit will remain open.
The rule which prevented a player
from signing with another club in
the Northwestern League after he
had been released without the consent of the releasing club was killed.
The playing season in the future
will not extend beyond October 1,
and as a usual thing, will end September 25.
Bob Brown won his fight to have
July 2 taken off the holiday list ln
the future.
Each city had its candidate for
'out of the league. Spokane
wanted George Brown, a well known
attorney. Vancouver favored William D. Hayward, Tacoma stood pat
for Lucas. The discussion lasted for
over three hours and a deadlock
was inevitable when the name of
Judge Robert Lindsay was suggested
and he was finally elected. Considerable business of importance was
held over for this afternoon.
Canada's Relations With Great Britain
in Commercial
Aspect  of   the   Situation   From   the
Standpoint of Relation With
Canada's trade relations, past and
present with the United States, are
attracting a great deal of attention
In the press of London.
A well informed contributor to
the discussion writes in the National
Review as follows: Two years ago
reciprocity with the United States,
with Its infinite possibilities, was
the idea in the air, and if it should
be taken up by. some crowd-compelling personality, some master of
straightforward thinking       and
straight talking on either side of the
international boundary, the Americanization of Canada's fiscal policy
is inevitable. Fortunately for us
there Is no such personality ln sight
either on the American or the Canadian horizon.
There is yet time, if the advocates
of imperial preference here and in
Canada will use the passing hour
aright. The heat of the first enthusiasm is not lost but latent: and a
flood of light has been shed by the
discussions of the last seven or eight
years in the question of the effect of
a treaty of mutual preference between anada and the mother country.
The people of the west now understand that Great Britain is Canada's
chief customer, and that this custom
must be kept and safeguarded
against the rivalry of foreign competitors (of whom Argentina Is the
most dangerous) if the development
of her west Is to proceed without In- j
When western Canada produces
250,000,000 bushels of wheat an-!
nually, the whole of the exportable
surplus cannot be marketed if Canada has not gained control of the ■
all-red route into the Briton's stomach. Thoughtful men of hoth historic parties iin the dominion have
grasped this necessity of the near
future, and would be willing to make
liberal trade concessions in order to
secure the Canadian grain-growers'
position In the British market.
Tite price they will pay is nothing
less than this—to turn each and
every reduction in the tariff lo the
sole advantage of Great Britain,
whence Canada can obtain all tiie
•roods she cannot profitably manufacture herself.
Such periodical Improvements of
Hie Brlti 'i preference would ob-
■ ion ilj - ■  ' greater rt pedom of
trad" between Greal Britain and the
■" i ■ ' floml iloi which ; an empire
'" Itself, and manifestly destined to
become tite  wealthiest  and  perhaps
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We carry the largest stock of
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Quotations given on short notice in all lines.
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Shingles and Lath
Mouldings and Cases
Doors and Windows
We handle Plaster and Lime at reasonable prices
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If Cobden were alive today he
would take the business man's opin
ion of the situation, and decide that
freedom of trade within the empire
is a necessary condition of the ultimate realization of his larger ideal.
He was a keen and sympathetic student of American affairs, and the success of the union as a business undertaking would not have escaped
his notice, nor would he have ignored the eGrman object lesson.
If it is profitable for California
and Massachusetts to give one another a preference over foreign countries (despite the costs of transportation, which are equivalent to the
effects of moderate tariffs), it must
be profitable for Lancashire and Quebec to enter into a similar arrangement.
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Prices Reasonable
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perfected typewriter on the market
—yours for 17 cents a day!
The typewriter whose conquest of
the commercial world is a matter of
business history—yours for 17 cents
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The typewriter that is equipped
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In the matter of the Estate of Thomas D. Kearns, deceased, Intestate
All parties having claims against
the above Estate are required to forward the same, with full particulars
thereof, duly verified, to the undersigned, not later than the sixteenth
day of February, 1911, after which
said date the Estate of the said deceased will be distributed amongst
those entitled thereto.
Dated at Atlin,   B.C.,   this    nineteenth day of August, A.D. 1910.
A6-OS Administrator.
We announced this new sales plan
recently, just to feel the pulse of the
people. Simply a small cash payment—then 17 cents a day. That
is the plan In a nutshell.
The result has been such a deluge of applications for machines
that we are simply astounded.
The demand comes from people of
all classes, all ages, all occupations.
The majority of Inquiries has
come from people of known financial
standing who were attracted by the
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A startling confirmation of our belief that the Era of Universal Typewriting is at hand.
A Quarter of a Million People are
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Portland Canal Short Line Railway
Pursuant to Section 7 of the Navigable! Waters Protection Act (R. S.
Can. cap llti) notice is hereby given
thai there has been deposited In the
office of the Minister of Public
Works at Ottawa and a duplicate in
the Office of tli" Registrar of Titles
al Prince Ruperl, plans and description of the site and Bide elevation of
n proposed railway wharf and trestle
approach thereto to be constructed
near tbe mouth of Rear River al
.:' rati, British Columbia, and tha'
- ,    moni b afl Hi i lion of
thl    nol ice  the  Comi inj   will apply
■lie  Governor-!n-Counci] I  ■
oval thereof.
'ated ai   \ -
this   ISth of i
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Graham Island School
SEALED  TENDERS,  superscribed
Tender for Graham Island School,"
will be received by the Honourable
the Minister of Public Works up to
and including Monday, the 10th day
of October, 1910, for the erection and
completion of a small one-room
school building at Graham Island,
one of the Queen Charlotte Islands,
Skeena  Electoral  District.
Plans, specifications, contract and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 12th day of September,
1910, at the offices of John L. Barge,
Secretary to the School Board, Queen
Charlotte City; the Government
Agent, Prince Rupert; the Mining
Recorder, Jedway; and the Department of Public Works, Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque
or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable
to the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works, for the sum of $125,
which shall be forfeiled if the party
tendering decline to enter Into con-
trac. when called upon to do so, or
if he fail to complete the work contracted for. The cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon
the execution of the contract.
Tenders will nol be considered unless made oul on the forms supplied,
signed with tlie actual signature of
tiie tenderer and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowesl or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
!•'. C. GAMBLE,
Public Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, H.C., September 7, 1910.
M fa   '
2 ypew.vFA nv
Examinations for the position  of
it,: pector of Steam  Boilers and  Ma
chinery,   under   the   "Steam   Boilers
i aspectlon  Act,   I 9   I,'.'  will 1     bfcld
the    Parllamenl   Building     '. I
commencing   Nov - 7th,
1910.     \  pllcal
n    ie had on appl
■    '       ■   -
musl  be returned - -
pi   latei   than  Octobr, ,1910.
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NOTICE  Is In Iven  that ihe
oi    Crown   lands  In
N    Nal e,    and
Icl   notice of
30th, 1909,
!   Colum-
1      lated Jul    2nd, 1908, is
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il   Lands,
il-   ''..  turn   16th,  1910
Friday, October 14, 1910.
Mrs. Rudge is the Recipient of the Royal
Humane   Society's
Donation   is  Made  on   Board  Prince
Rupert by William .Manson, M.P.P.
of the most dangerous rivers in the
province. .Many lives had been lost
in il and a great many heroic efforts
had been made to save lives in It. He
knew of no other occasion where a
woman had taken her life in her
hands and saved life in the river.
Capt. Barney Johnson, skipper of
the'Prince Rupert, in replying to the
thanks bestowed upon him for the
use of the vessel, said he was glad
to do It. British Columbia, he added, should be proud to have such a
daughter as Mrs. Rudge.
A great many of those present,
which included all from Port Essington who were in the city, Judge
Young, Mayor Stork and wife, J. H.
McMullin, government agent, and
wife, and many others took occasion
to examine the medal before leaving
the vessel.
Ladies Aid of Methodist Church Preparing for Enjoyable Event
Arrangements are being completed
for a most enjoyable time for the
old-timers and new-timers at the
third annual banquet to be held on
the evening of Thanksgiving day in
the Methodist church.
The preparations for the banquet
are in the hands of the Ladies' Aid
Society, a sufficient guarantee for the
highest expectations, while the music
and toast list to follow will ensure
an opportunity for tbe expression of
inter-church fellowship, the fitting remembrance of our national blessings,
and the strengthening of the social
bonds of the people of this new city.
Those who in former years were here
to enjoy these functions heretofore
held will look forward to the coming banquet with pleasure and assure
the new-comers of a good time ahead.
Local News
Last evening in the observation
room of the G. T. P. steamer Prince
Rupert a very interesting presentation took place. The occasion was
the honoring of Mrs. Fred Rudge,
of Port Essington, by the Royal Humane Society for saving life. The
medal of the society was presented
to .Mrs. Rudge through to. Manson,
....P.P. The presentation was in no
wire formal, advantage having been
taken of the departure of Mrs. Rudge
for the soutii to informally award
one of the highest honors that can
be won by anyone, the right to wear
the medal of the Royal Humane Society.
The facts connected with the life
saving which resulted in Mr. Rudge
being presented with the medal are
well known here. Her act was one
of the greatest bravery as she readily
took her own life in her hand to
rescue a small boy which she successfully accomplished.
The act of pinning the prized reward for bravery—the Victoria Cross
of non-combatants—was performed
by Grade Manson, the little daughter
of tiie member for the district.
Mrs. Rudge was the recipient of
hearty congratulations later in the
evening in receiving the recognition
of the old society whose rewards are
distributed very sparingly and only
In Instances of real merit. The prize
bears a close similarity to the Victoria Cross so early sought after by
the members of the fighting forces of |Some X(,,v hi,,.u.^ x
the Empire. The Royal Humane Society's medal however is given for
life saving not under the excitement
of the field of battle, but in everyday walks of life. Mrs. Rudge's act
was one that was well worthy of the
society's recognition.
In making the presentation \V.
Manson, M.P.P., said he had great
pleasure in taking part on such an
occasion. He recalled the fact that
the Royal Humane Society dated
back one hundred and thirty-six
years, having been organized In 1774
it had accomplished much in assisting in life saving, having had disseminated a vast amount of information that had been of great advantage
in life saving.    The society had also
distributed many medals which were, ,,,-,,,,,-i,.,,,, ,,„„-,.„.,. ir, ,„,,„,.„„,,   it  i;,
prized very highly not for their in-|announfiedi t0 fit it up to acoommo.
tunsic value, but for what was rep- date a„ rIasses of (rade ,f the com. :
resented by it. jmlssloners will but grant the license.
it was indeed a pleasure to know The s|tuation is welI adapte(, to „„ a
that one in their midst had carried ,arge demand being close to what
the distinction of being permitted to
wear this medal. Her act in plunging into the Skeena whose waters
were full of ice at the time in order
to save life had excited the admiration of all. II was gratifying, therefore to know that the Royal Humane
Society  had  recognized  her bravery.
He outlined the circumstances connected with the event which the so-
cii ty had thus recognized.
e Expected to
be Granted Tomorrow
The license commissioners will sit
on Saturday and if Aid. Smith is back
to the city by that time it is expected
that some license applications laid
over from the last sitting will come
up for consideration.
So far the licenses have been confined to the heart of the city quite
well. A strong agitation is being
made to have a few located more in
the outskirts of the business section.
One that is being strongly pressed
forward is that standing in the name
of M. Albert, on First avenue near
the new government wharf. The
premises are at present occupied as
a   rooming   quarter   for   men.     The
will be an important shipping section
very shortly.
The  Salvation  Army's services  on
Sunday will be held In the Majestic
theatre.     This  will  be  the  meeting
place for me winter months.
William White and John Collins,
charged before the police magistrate
with having allowed the playing of a
game of chance in their premises,
were fined $50 each a few days ago.
The practice of obstructing the
roadways in the city is to be stopped.
to. Drown, on a charge of leaving a
load of lumber on the streel, was
taken into court and fined $10 and
costs a few days ago.
—o— *
Miss Ella May Peacock, daughter
of Mr. Richard Peacock of this city,
was united in wedlock to Mr. George
William Phillpott of the Grand Trunk
staff, on the evening of Thursday last
October 6. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Chas. R. Sing, B.D.,
at the residence of the bride's father
on Eighth avenue, their immediate
friends being present to witness the
happy event. Mr. Phillpott is receiving the hearty congratulations ot liis
many friends in the city.
The firm of Director, Cohen & Co.,
who were formerly localed in the
Royal block, have moved to temporary quarters in F. to. Hart's building.
I'be space formerly occupied by them
is now being remodelled into a sitting
room and office for the Royal Hotel.
The Royal is at present one of the
leading hotels of the city and it is expected that this change will make
I be hotel much more comfortable
and will be a decided advantage in
making is very popular with the
travelling public.
The Clinton rooms, formerly under
the name of the Fraser House at the
corner of Fraser and Eighth streets,
have been remodelled and overhauled
and will be open for boarders and
lodgers under new management
next Sunday, Oct. 16. Mrs. Anderson,
who has taken over these rooms, has
spared no expense in endeavoring to
make this house one of the best in
the city for boarders and roomers.
Home cooking is to be a specialty in
connection with this house, and Mrs.
Anderson promises a very comfortable house for her boarders.
At the meeting of the city council
last evening there was a recommendation from the electric light committee that the tender of the Canadian General Electric company, for
the supply of the necessary equipment for the new lighting system in
the city should be accepted. The sum
involved was given as $6,980. Aid.
Mobley in speaking to the report said
that while the committee had been
authorized to make the purchases
the members did not feel like taking
the responsibility without referring
it to the council. The report was
adopted and the order will be placed.
Sol Cameron has gone to Stewart
to look after his interests there.
*    *    *
Alex Faulds, M.E., has gone to the
I).   R,  Young  Will   Have n  Plant  nt
Queen  Charlotte City
In  the month  of February, when [ Queen   Charlottes  again   on   profes-
the Skeena river was filled with Ice, slonal business,
llllle  .luck   Berryman,  a nephew of •    *    »
Mrs. Rudge, had fallen In the waters. R.  B.   Harrup,  of the  firm  of J.
Another  child   had   brought  the  in- Piercy,   Morris  &   Co.,  lias  gone  to
formation to .Mrs. Rudge who in the Stewart for a short business trip.
absence   of   anyone   else   to   aid   in
saving   life,   had   plunged   into   the
river and al the risk of her own life
recovered her nephew.     The act was the trip to this city this week
one to call forth (he highest admira-i *     »     «
The Misses Cooper, sisters of the
purser  of  the   Prince  Rupert,  made
Mr. C. C. Perry, Indian agent at
Metlahkatla, will go south tomorrow
night.    He will be absent a few days
tion,  and  Mrs.  Rudge was certainly
entitled to the medal.
He  had   intended  to  have  had     a
more  formal   presentation,  but  this I only.
was not possible,   Through the kind-1 *    •    *
ness of Capt. Nicholson, or the G. T. Mrs.  T.   I).  Pattullo and  her little
P. service, and Capt. Johnson, of the daughter, Doris,  returned    by    the
Prince Rupert, permission had been; Prince Rupert from a very pleasant
given to have the presentation made visit In Vancouver.
on the steamer,   Mr. Manson express- •    •    »
"I his i reclatlon of the kindness of j, t. Phelan, superintendent of the
the "" my in  allowing it  to lake Dominion government telegraph ser-
place there. .vice on this coasl, Is on a tour of In-
He then read the certificate pre- spection here.
sented by the Royal Humane Society *    •    •
which "ti June  15,  1910, decided al Mr. nnd  Mrs.  M. English left last,
a meeting presided over by Admiral evening for  Victoria   following   the
Sir George  Digby  Morant,   K. C. B., closing up of the business of the Bal-
that the medal should be given. moral cannery of which Mr. English
Little Miss Manson then came for-' is the manager,
ward and pinned the medal In place *     *     »
with   till   tne  composure   thai   cojild D.  R.  Young, of Hie Queen Char-
havi   been expected  from  one many lotte City News, arrived ln the city a
years her senior.    The recipient em- few days ago.    He has gone south on
braced the little miss and Implanted business.    Mr. Young reports activity
a kiss in return. on the Queen Charlottes.
G. to. Morrow, speaking on behalt *    *    *
of Mrs. Rudge by request, expressed Capt. Nicholson, superintendent of i
the thanks that tite recipient felt to- ihe 0. T. P. Steamship service on this
wards the Royal Humane Society for coast,   on   his  shorl   visit   here   this
having thus rewarded her ael. weak  had  an  opportunity  lo renew
Mr.   .Morrow said  he  fell   like add- acquaintances.     Capt.    Nicholson     is
Ing   his   praise   to   Mrs.   Rudge   for becoming exceedingly popular on the
her heroic act.    The Skeena was one coast.
D. R. Young, of Queen Charlotte
City, has gone soutii to purchase machinery for a fish cold storage plant
lie is'erecting at Queen Charlotte
City. Mr. Young has had experience
in mines and in lands, but he is of
the opinion that the greatest wealth
in this northern country Is its fishing. He will put up a plant, with a
capacity of 60 tons of fish. He will
put In his own boats and cure the
catch right on the spot.
Special attention Is to be given to
the black cod. His expert In the business has conducted experiments, and
is prepared to guarantee the delivery
of the fish In flrst class condition
on tbe London market. Attention will
be given to other varieties but the
black cod Ir to be a specialty.
(Continued from Page One)
parts referred to, while there were
other parts where there were lots
many times more valuable left unimproved. They pledged the credit of
the city to the extent of $250 on a
$300 lot.
The property .owners on Sixth avenue and other parts where high assessments prevailed, had a right to
be given a chance to improve their
properties by avoiding the pledging
of the credit of the city to improve
small valued lots. These other parts
had a strong moral right to this.
Aid. Pattullo held that the moral
right referred to did not apply. If
the work were carried out by money
raised on general revenue all sections
could not be improved and the argument of a moral right would again
come up.
Aid. Hilditch pointed out there was
a vast difference. The owners would
have a say In the matter as to where
the money was to be spent under the
general assessment plan.
Aid. Mclntyre, while he agreed
that Aid. Hilditch was correct in
some respects, yet he felt that this
system now decided upon was the
best one to follow. Later the business part would be called upon to
help to put the outlying parts in
Aid. Lynch pointed out that under
a general assessment the p'ace where
the money was to be spent would
have to be designated. It would be
found that each section that was not
to get the improvements would have
put up opposition to it. Unless a loan
had been floated that would have
been too large not to affect the sale
of the bonds, it would have, been impossible to get a by'aw passed.
Belligerent Colleagues
Aid. Barrow thought that having
settled the method of doing the work
he saw no difficulty in proceeding
with the work along that line. While
he had the greatest respect for his
two colleagues on the streets committee the difficulty was that Aid.
Lynch was the apostle of the frontage tax, while Aid. Hilditch was the
high priest of work being done on a
general assessment. This created difficulties and like King Charles head
in one of Dickens' works, this was
always cropping' up at unsuitable
Aid. Hilditch wished to know if
this motion would include leaving
this contract below the junction to
still go on.
Aid. Pattullo suggested they might
still leave that open for Aid. Hilditch.
Aid. Hilditch said he would continue to argue against it until It were
The motion to call for tenders was
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tContinueel from Page One)
Meet ing   For   (he   Province   Will   be
Held   This   Vein-  in   Nelson
fSpecial to The Journal)
Vancouver, Oct. 14.—Nelson has
been definitely selected is the city to
be honored as ihe meeting place of
the British Columbia Conservative
association this year.
The choice was made at N'ew
Westminster at a m .'et i, of the
executive  of  the   association.
For some months It has been current talk in party circles that Xelson
would be tite scene of the annual
meeting, but not till this afternoon
was the matter definitely settled.
Tiie convention will be held in the
interior city on November 17 and 18
Between 150 nnd 200 delegates will
probably be present al the meeting.
They will represent all the elecloral
districts  of  British   Columbia.
ing against changing the plan yet he
felt the city had started out on the
system he supported. He felt that
a rental could be charged that would
make the sewer pay for itself. He
saw no reason against making owners of unoccupied land pay a part of
the cost.
Not Yet Decided
Aid. Pattullo felt that the government had not considered the question
of how the money was to be raised
to pay back the cost of sewers. He
did not think that that argument
should have any force. He did not
feel like expressing himself on either
aspect of the case.
Aid. Hilditch believed that he and
Aid. Lynch would more closely agree
on the sewer question than on the
grading. His idea had been that the
sewer should be paid for out of general fund while the cost of malnten-1
ance should be met by rentals from
Ihe users. He believed that the rentals to be charged would be cheaper'
than the paying for scavenging.
Aid.   Barrow   felt  that  when   the
lots were bought the sewers were not i
In for the most  part.    The price of
the   lots  were   the   same  as   if  the j
sewers were not there in cases where
they were laid.    He felt that while
the whole public paid Its proportion
of th  sewer and  the user  the cost.
of maintenance under Aid. Hilditch's
proposal   the  land  abutitng  on  the
sewer which was appreciated ln value
but which was not using the sewer
was not made to pay Its proper pro- j
Aid. Pattullo suggested that the
sewer did not benefit the whole city
the same as streets did. It benefitted
the users to a very great extent alone.
His mind was open on the subject
His worship suggested that perhaps the best system would be to divide the city Into sewer dltsrlcts to
John Jacobs, Frank Johnson, and
Charles Carlson, carrying on business as Contractors under the firm
name or style of Hawkins & Co.,
C. Peterson, C. Larson, and C. Anderson, Defendants.
To C. Peterson, and C. Larson, of
Prince Rupert, in the Province of
Britisli Columbia:
\OU are hereby required to take
notice that a Writ of Summons was
issued in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Victoria Registry,
against you, C. Peterson, and C. Larson, and C. Anderson, at the suit of
John Jacobs, Frank Johnson, and
Charles Carlson, carrying on business
as Contractors under the firm name
or sty'e of Hawkins & Co., on the
29th day of November, 1909, claiming to have it declared that the Defendants on or about the 15th day
of January, 1909, withdrew from the
partnership business then being carried on by the Plaintiffs and ceased
from said date to have any interest
therein, having abandoned the same
and that they thereby forfeited all
right in or to any of the monies
earned by such business under and
by virtue of a contract entered into
with D. A. Rankin in or about the
month of August, 190S, and completed on the 13th day of November,
1909, to do certain work upon a portion of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad near Prince Rupert in the Province of British Columbia, and for an
account and for a receiver, and that
you are thereby required to cause an
appearance to be entered for you at
the Victoria Registry of the Supreme
Court aforesaid and that in default of
your so doing the Plaintiffs may proceed therein and judgment may be
given in your absence.
And you are further required to"
take notice that by an order of the
Honourable Mr. Justice Gregory
made In the said cause on the 22nd
day of September, 1910, service of
the said Writ of Summons upon you
C. Peterson and C. Larson was ordered to be effected by serving Lewis
to. Patmore, Barrlster-at-Law, with
a copy of the Writ of Summons herein and a copy of the order now being
recited and by publishing notice of
the said Writ of Summons and order
In the Prince Rupert Journal for six
issues thereof. And that you be required to appear to the said Writ of
Summons wllhln eight days from the
last publication In the said newspaper
or from the service on the said Lewis
to. Patmore whichever should last
happen and that the same should be
good and sufficient service upon you
of the Writ of Summons In the said
Hated this 23rd day of September,
Yours, etc.,
Solicitor for the Plaintiffs, whose address for service is at the office of
the said J. A. Alkman, Imperial
Bank Chambers, corner of Yates
and Government streefs, Victoria,
British Columbia. S27
f Don't Forget    f
Importers and Wholesalers  of
Wines and Liquors
Are making a specialty of the
FAMILY TRADE We a'e sole
agents in Northern British Columbia for
the acknowledged champion of
American Beers. For those
who prefer a local beer we have
Nanaimo Beer
the best loca' beer on the
market. We a'so carry a complete stock of all standard
brands of
etc.. aid and our
are   selected   by   an    expert.
* Christiansen & Brandt Bid.      g
* Third Avenue f
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. .j* »J» »J. »j« .J. .j*.;. .j.
Fred Stork
General Hardware
...Complete Line of...
Pipe and Pipe Fittings
NOTICE is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lands in
the vicinity of Babine Lake, situate
in Range 5, Coast District, notice of
which was published in the British
Columbia Gazette, dated December
17, 1908, is cancelled ln so far as
said reserve relates to lots numbered 1519, 1518, 1517, 1516, 1515,
1510, 1507, 1506, 1506A, 1503 1501,
1502, 1512, 1511, 1505, 1504, 1513,
1514, 1509, 1508, 1530, 1527, 1528,
1529, 1531, 1532, 1533, 1534, 1535,
1537, 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.)
Mil ' Shr
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suit the different systems to be put
| in that therefore these districts might
, he made to bear the cost of the sys-
i I em in that district.
After some further discussion the
question was allowed to stand over
to come up for further discussion.
Mrs.  S.  B.  Johnson  has returned
to the city.
V' r---r-i-'    -•     *t     v     -Vi'Vv    V-v
' Truth
There's nothing about a set of
harness that requires such careful
ttentlon, In both leather and workmanship, as traces and collars, there's
where the strain lies, there's where
we excel, though we are just as
watchful as to every other detail of
a complete set of harness, be It for
heavy or light work.
B. C. Saddlery Company
Jobbers of Leather, Harness, Saddles, Whips, Trunks and Valises,
Pads, Blankets, Rugs; Harness Soaps
and Dressings.
The Roland Rooms
Splendid  Accommodations
Newly Furnished
Hot baths;  right down town;  good
table board all round
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