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NO 32.
Aldermen Discuss Altering Scene of Some
Contracts if Money is Not
Soon Forthcoming.
C. A. Frost of Chicago Acquires Moresby Island Areas
From Corlett Interests—Reginald .Brown of
Vancouver Acts as Intermediary
in Transaction.
.Situation  in  Opinion  of  Mayor  and
Others is Bright for Funds
Being Available
The immense timber areas on
Moresby Island held by the Corbett
interests has passed Into tbe hands
of C. A. Frost, a well known capitalist of Chicago. The deal was consummated In this city, Reginald
Brown, of Vancouver, acting as intermediary in connection with the
deal. The areas had been gone over
carefully by cruisers in the employ
of Mr. Frost who himself has spent
a day or two in the city in company
with Mr. Brown.
In connection with the limits is a
saw mill located at Queen Charlotte
City. This mill, it has been reported,
was to have been shut down. It has
continued to operate however, and
Mr. Frost before leaving last evening for the south stated that he expected to continue the running of the
mill. The limits are, of course, purchased as a speculation far beyond
the capacity of the mill at Queen
Charlotte City.
The area Involved is about 600,000
acres and while the exact price Is
not  made  known  the   cash    which
changed hands in connection with it
was $600,000. The area is very
heavily timbered and the investment
is one of the best in Northern British
Mr. Frost Is a man of wealth. He
is interested in coal measures In the
vicinity of Masset as well as in the
timber of the islands. Formerly he
was very closely identified with the
coal fields of Alaska. He has great
faith in the future of Northern British Columbia and was very much impressed with the outlook of Prince
Rupert. Speaking of its future he
said to the Journal that when the
G. T. P. was completed there could
not fail to be a magnificent city
built here.
Mr. Frost was formerly president
of the Chicago & Milwaukee Street
railway and is accustomed to dealing
with enterprises of a large character.
His acquisition of the timber lands of
Moresby Island will mean much for
this northern portion of the province
as he has the means and the ability
to handle it to the very best advantage.
William Manson, M.P.P, Has Returned
From a Trip Along Coast Visiting Industrial Centres.
The Various  Points  Show  Evidence
of Increased Prosperity—Needs
Looked Into
William Manson, M.P.P., has just
returned from a tour of that part of
his constituency which embraces Kitimaat, Swanson Bay, Cousin's Inlet,
Bella Coola and Namu. This trip was
undertaken for the purpose of looking into condition prevailing in the
different portions of the riding before the House opens so that he
might be in a position to deal with
various questions affecting the welfare of the constituency. At various
points visited Mr. Manson met the
settlers and in most of cases went
personally over the public works in
hand, hearing all the requests for
improved facilities in the way of
trails, bridges, etc.
At Kitimaat the reserved land
there is being surveyed under the
charge of J. Hirsch. The work will
not be completed this season but will
be continued next year. The intention is to open the area up to settlement. The land is of excellent quality resembling the rich valleys of the
Skeena. In the meantime the necessary trails are being kept in order to
facilitate the movements of the settlers whose land was crown
granted before the reserve was placed
Nothing in the way of extensive work
on the roads will be attempted until
after the survey Is completed and the
land thrown open to settlement.
Swanson Bay was visited by the
member for the district and then he
went on to Cousin's Inlet. At this
point the Ocean Falls Company, Ltd.,
is making very marked progress in
their work, a force of about 200 men
Is busy doing the preliminary work
on the pulp proposition that is to be
built here. The company intends to
spend about $1,500,000. At present
a sawmill is being Installed to get the
lumber ready for the wharves and
Other necessary works. It is the intention to employ about 1,000 men
when all Is ln operation. A magnificent falls will supply the power
needed and the company plans operations on a large scale.
The management is giving a preference to married men in connection
with their work so as to Induce settlement at the works. As a result
there has been need for a school at
the place already and one was established by the government this summer. Thomas Lelth, the school inspector, visited the school while Mr.
(Special to The Journal)
Manchester, Oct. 4. — The
federation master of the cotton spinners declines to entertain the revised terms proposed as a compromise. The
lockout of 130,000 employees
therefore continues.
Manson was there and found things
in good shape.
Cousin's Inlet promises soon to be
a hive of industry and will be one of
the manufacturing points tributary to
Prince Rupert, helping to put this
city on a sound commercial basis.
At Bella Coola Mr. Manson went
through the whole settlement looking
into the needs for roads, bridges, etc.
This settlement, which dates back
about sixteen  years, is a very pros-
' Continued on   Page  Four)
Only in an incidental way did the
subject of the financial situation in
the city come up at the council meeting last evening. Aid. Mclntyre called attention to certain aspects of it
but in the absence of the chairman
of the streets committee, Aid. Lynch,
he did not move in the matter at all.
He was further assured by the mayor
that there was every prospect that
the situation would be cleared and
that there would probably be a satisfactory answer from the Bank of
Montreal so that the work could be
proceeded with without much delay.
If the bank did not give a satisfactory answer he felt that the money
could be obtained from other sources
and there would be little delay in
carrying on the work.
The situation which has arisen will
not affect the ■ work already under
contract, the bank having no disposition to hold up anything under way.
The sole fear that the bank appears
to have is that there might be some
trouble in placing the debentures of
the city should there be a report
abroad that there was a difference
between the company and the city.
The mayor and the members of the
council are awaiting the reply from
the bank upon the representations
that are being made and are most
sanguine that it will be satisfactory.
Aid. Mclntyre wished to call attention to the anomalous position in
which the city was placed as a result
of the financial situation that had
arisen. He had no doubt that Prince
Rupert would not suffer in the long
run, but just at the present time the
situation was peculiar. He wished to
call attention to the fact that por>
tions of section one were under contract. There were other portions
that could not be let just at once as
a resu't of the bank's stand. Under
a local Improvement system and to
this Instance, the area of local Improvement was the whole of section,
one. The spirit of the law was that
all the work should be in progr<.is
at about the same time. Second avenue was under contract while other
parts were not being graded.
There seemed only two alteratives
under the law, these were either to
cease work on Second avenue, which
he did not want  to see done,  or  to
First Work in Handling the Portland
Canal Product is Now in
C. H. Dickie   Returned   Last   Night
Pleased With the Conditions
Attending It
Among those who went south by
the Prince eGorge last evening was
C. H. Dickie, of Duncan, the president of the Portland Canal Mining
company. Mr. Dickie has been in the
Stewart camp for some weeks seeing
the final work done in connection
with the installing of the concentrator at the company's property. Six
days ago the concentrator started
work and has been running continuously ever since. Everything in connection with it is working well and
Mr. Dickie left the camp highly
pleased with the results. He came
south by the Bruno to Prince Rupert
and then continued south by the
larger vessel.
The concentrator is doing excellent
work taking a very high percentage
of the mineral values out of the ore.
The working was all that Mr. Dickie
expected and even exceeded his hopes
in the values which were extracted
from the ore. Everything of value
was being taken out which is highly
satisfactory not only to the Portland
Canal company but also to all the
others operating in the camp.
The concentrator has a capacity of
fifty tons a day, but at the present
time this will not be handled by the
company. In a very short time when
all Is in running order it will be run
to capacity. There is a large tonnage on hand in the bunkers at the
present which will be used to keep
the mill running. The mine itself
is now laid out in shape to mine
about fifty tons a day if required and
there Is a considerable amount on
the dump. With an aerial tram line
from the mine to the concentrator
the company is able to handle the ore
very cheaply and with expedition.
Mr. Dickie, who is one of the most
popular mining men in the province
of British Columbia, went south feel
ing quite happy over the conditions
at the mine. At this port last evening he was the recipient of many
con aatulations on the successful
«■ rying out of his scheme.
Energetic Group of Capitalists Has Acquired Control of
Vast Area and Investigations are Now Being
Made Preparatory to Starting
Work Shortly.
For a few days this week there
lias been a most important group of
men In the city who may have much
to do with the development of this
northern part of the province. Included among the company Is Mr.
Reginald C. Brown of Vancouver,
one of the most energetic of the financial agents in that city, and president of the- B. C. company. Mr.
Brown is yet a young man and has
been identified with important deals
in the province for a number of years
past and has important interests in
the north.
It was through his agency that the
deal mentioned in another column by
which the vast timber areas on Moresby Island passed into the hands of
Mr. Frost of Chicago. Mr. Frost accompanied Mr. Brown north on the
present trip. After the completion
of the transaction for the taking over
of the timber, Mr. Frost went soutii
last night. Mr. Brown has gone over
to Masset where he will look into
matters connected with his coal lands
on Greham Island.    He was accom
panied by Alex. Faulds, the well
known mining engineer of Vancouver, who has been In the north for
some little time and who was met
by Mr. Brown by apointment here.
Together they will go into the subject of the starting of work on the
Mr. Brown owns 25,000 acres of
coal lands in that part of the province, while Mr. Frost has acquired
about 35,000 acres. The Intention is
to join u]i some other coal lands
there and bring in about 100,000
acres which will be fully developed.
Mr. Brown is satisfied that he has
by far tbe most valuable coal holdings on the islands and for that matter In the north. He intends to have
them fully developed.
Mr, Brown was formerly private
secretary to Lord Strachcona. He
has thus been accustomed to dealing
in business on a large scale and Is
adapted to an enterprise such as this
with which he is associated. In Mr.
Frost he has as an associate one of
the best financiers in the United
Efforts Made to Discover Who
sponsible for the
is   Re
union Printers Deny All Connection
With the Explosion in
(Special to The Journal)
Los Angeles, Oct. 4.—Detectives
are Investigating the discovery of
four sticks of dynamite and a box
full of igniting caps In a vacant
bouse owned by a gas company. The
explosives were found by the company's watchman.
A reward totalling $88,000 is to
be paid to the person who brings
about the arrest and conviction of
the person or persons responsible for
the explosion and fire In the Los Angeles Times building.
While there has been a suggestion
made that it might be attributable to
sympathizers with union labor owing
to the fact that General Otis, the
proprietor of the Times employed
non-union labor, the Typographical
Union denies all connection with it.
For many years Gen. Otis has conducted a non-union shop, being one
of the few of (hat character operated
in the United States.
About fifteen persons as far as can
be learned now lost their lives In
the disaster.
The bronze gates of San Giovanni,
Florence, are the finest work of their
kind in the world.
(Continued on Page Four'
Electric Lighting  Plant for City Will
Soon Be Placed in Position
for Work.
Dynamo Hns Arrived—Will Instal on
New Site Near Market
The city council held a short sitting last evening, all the business being cleared off in good time, when
the council rose in order to allow the
city clerk to catch up with the work
of his department. The Influx of the
new books for the city has entailed a
lot of extra work upon the clerk and
the members of the council are dispensing with work in other directions
to allow Mr. Woods to get things ln
A report from the medical health
officer forwarding accounts made
necessary in a case of extreme need
was read and referred to the proper
committee. The case was one of
urgency, a family landing here without money and all sick. Conditions
have now changed and the husband
has started work.
Aid. Mobley reported that one of
the dynamos for the electric lighting
plant was now in the city and the
work of getting the new site near
Market Place in shape to accommodate the plant would be commenced
the next day. There was considerable rivalry between the two gangs,
the one getting the foundation ready
and the one which was to Instal as to
which would have its work at the
site ready flrst.
(Special to The Journal)
Mineola, L.I., Oct. 4.—Owing to
the frequent fatalities in the Vander-
bilt Cup race, the supervisors may
withdraw the permit for the Grand
Prize race.
(Special to The Journal)
New York, Oct. 4.—Twenty-
three sailors have probably
been drowned and eight more
are missing as a result of the
swamping of a barge being
towed to the battleship New
Hampshire on Saturday night.
G.T.P. Now  Operates  From Edmonton
to the Great
Service   Will   Facilitate   Handling of the Crops of the
Great West
The G. T. P. is now in the wheat
carrying service from Edmonton to
the Great Lakes. The National Transcontinental has been completed by
the Government from Winnipeg to
the junction with the branch of the
G. T. P. from Fort William.
On Saturday the company formally Inaugurated the through freight
and passenger service which provides
a new outlet for the wheat crops.
The service Is now complete from
Fort William at the head of navigation on the Lakes west to Saskatoon
and Edmonton.
Million   and   n   Half   Lost in  Conflagration in Metropolis
(Special to The Journal)
New York, Oct. 4.—Fire in the vicinity  of  Twenty-fourth  street  and
Eleventh avenue, has caused a loss
estimaled at a million and a half.
Mrs. to. M. Law went south last
night by the Prince George.
Henry Edenshaw, of Masset, after
a business trip to Prince Rupert,
went over on the Bruno last night.
Two  .Men   Los-   I i'i>   n-   l.esult  of
Occident Near Montreal
(Special (o The Journal)
Montreal, Oct. 4.—Two  men   were
killed  in  consequence of   the    wind
blowing     down     two  scaffolds  at  a
quarry here.
The  city  council   will    not     meet
again until Wednesday evening.
Two Men Engaged on City Waterworks
Survey are Drowned at
Engineer Agnew Had Narrow Escape
With One Other Companion
Hail Room of City of Seattle Looted
on the Way
Over     Twenty     Thousand     Dollars
Taken—Arrests Made of Suspected Men
(Special to The Journal)
Seattle, Oct. 4.—Sixteen thousand
in gold bullion and a large sum of
Canadian and American bank notes
estimated by the postofflce authorities at $5,000, was stolen from the
mall room of the City of Seattle as
she approached here from Skagway.
Tom Buckley, alias Williams, a
mess-man, has been arrested with
$8,000 In gold and a roll of bills In
his possession.
The detectives say they know the
identity of the other men in tbe plot.
G. Y. Boyling has also been arrested
charged with complicity In ihe matter,
Sol Cameron, of the Westholme
Lumber company, returned last night
from Stewart. Work is going forward rapidly on the grading of tho
.Mann Short Line. The laying of
rails has already commenced.
J. H. Rogers, the popular steamship agent of this city, went south
last night. He will celebrate with
Mrs. Rogers the twenty-fifth anniversary of their marriage In Vancouver.
A  very  sad  accident  occurred   on
Shawatlans  lake  on   Friday  evening
which lias cast a gloom over this city.
In  consequence of the  swamping of
the   canoe   in which were A. Agnew
and three of his assistants engaged in
the work of surveying for tlie permanent water works for the city, two
men,  11.   Gilroy  and   A.   Allen,   lost
I their lives.    The other two, Mr.  Ag-
I new and David Blane had a very narrow escape.    The two men  who lost
their lives were very well known  In
the city and were popular.    They had
both lived here for some time and engaged  in  survey   work.     They   were
good steady men and will be missed
by their wide circle of acquaintances.
No blame seems to attach  to any
one in  the  matter.     The  party  had
been  at  work  during  the  day  taking soundings In the channel across
which the water pipe will be carried
to reach this city from  Lake Wood-
worth.    They were returning to the
camp  at  Lake  Woodwortli   and   had
taken   tlie  canoe,  a   good   Peierboro
one to pass up Lake Shawatlans. The
weather was fine up lo within a few
minutes  of  the  accident.     As     they
rounded  a  polnl   a   sudden    squall
struck  them.     Mr.   Agnew  gave  instructions   to   pull   In   closer   to   the
shore.     The  Instructions  were  being
obeyed when a wave washed over the
canoe filling it and throwing all Into
the water,    Mr. Agnew with his wits
eevr about him, again thought of the
safety of the party  under  him  and
told them to stay by the canoe. Hlane
seems to have obeyed these Instructions, although on aeocunl   of    the
boat turning so easily in  the water
lie had a difficult time In doing It.
Gilroy, who was an excellent swimmer, appears to have struck out for
the shore which was only about 100
yards distant. Allen sank almost at
once but came to the surface when
Agnew seized him by the collar of his
coat and dragged him to the canoe
felling him to hold on to It. He
was unable to do this, however, owing to the turning of the canoe, and
again made an effort to save him, but
he was then excited and did not know
how to aid himself. He seized Agnew about the throat and both men
went down In the water. Agnew
was powerless to assist his companion  in the position  in  which     they
(Continued on Page Bight) THE   PRINCE  RUPERT  JOURNAL
Tuesday, October 4, 1910
Appointment of  Commissioner   in   the
Province is Advocated-
Importance of Having Such an Agent
Has Been I'm  Before Many
Prominent  .Men
To secure the apopintmenl of a
British trade commissioner for British Columbia to be Stationed In either
Victoria or Vancouver, is an objeel
which has been engaging the attention of Mr. Graham Forester for some
time past and his efforts have led lo
a sheaf of correspondence between
himself and prominent politicians in
the Old Land. The proposal has and
is receiving serious attention in
Great Britain and it seems likely
that if further representations were
made by the amalgamated boards of
trade of the province as well as other
mercantile and industrial interests
that the desired appointment might
be made by the British government.
Letters have been addressed lo the
Right Hon. Sydney Buxton, postmaster-general; to Colonel Seeley, M.P.,
secretary for the colonies; to Mr. E.
Crawshaw Williams, M.P., secretary
to the Right Hon. Lloyd eGorge; to
Mr. Norton Griffiths, M.P.; to Mr. J.
Allen Baker, M.P., and to the Right
Hon. John Burns. Replies showing
considerable interest in the proposal
have been received in every instance
and the matter has now been brought
before the notice of the president of
the British Board of Trade.
The reasons given by Mr. Forester
for the appointment of a British
trade commissioner in this province
are of a forceful character. Canada
must to all Intents and purposes be
entirely Americanized under such
great influence as the practical possession of the country by American
capitalists. He says that Americans
will be the employers of labor and
that they will favor American employees to the exclusion of those of
the British race.
"As a British resident for some
years in British Columbia and Alberta," says Mr. Forester, "I look
with the greatest concern, from a
patriotic point of view on what will
be practically the annexation of this
the richest and most prosperous part
of the British birthright by the great
influx of American capital—and the
result which must be brought about
by this peaceful, yet none the less
effective invasion—namely the loss of
this great market In the future both
for British capital and British workmen. In every direction American
capitalists are spying out the land,
securing the pick of the timber
rights, lands for farming, minerals,
instituting industries, while the
smaller class of American capitalists
are opening stores, buying farms, t'.nd
the representatives o' American
mnrufacturers a.-> pushing American tcods, while of British represen
totivea you hardly ever meet one in
t'.e i lovince.
"Britisli capitalists must wake up
or they will find that the money they
have and are expending in works in
this country will be lost because the
markets which they should have retained are lost to them. A portion at
least of the profits accruing to British
capital in Canada should be devoted
to the development of this most
western country. There are numbers of opportunities for the Investment of British capital In undertakings which will largely benefit the investor and also develop and enable
Britishers to find homes.
"I suggest that the remedy to the
American invasion would He In the
appointment of one or more trade
commissioners in the province, to be
under government control, with no
Interest to serve except that of Great
Britain, and tliey should be Independent of any business other than that
for the promotion of British Interest s. The present trade eorrespond-
denls In Canada, although useful In
their way, have their own businesses
to attend to, represenl certain individual firms—British or otherwise—
nnd therefore arc not In a position
to do the best for the general Improvement of British trade In Canada. An independent commissioner
acting under the British government
would be able to devote Ills time, Interest and ability lo tho objects for
which lie is apoplnted, in addition to
which ns an absolutely Independent
servant of the British government Ids
rec immendatlons would carry much
more weight in Inducing British trade
to find a vent here. His very appoint ment would create a feeling of
confidence In the resources of the
province which does not now exist in
Greal Britain."
Mr. forester draws attention to
the fact 'hat efforts are now being
made to expand the trade relations
between Australia and Canada and it
is proposed to locate a commercial
agent in Vancouver to represent the
Commonwealth. He contends that
Britisli interests here are much more
important than those of Australia,
that the trade between British Co-
liiniljii ai:d the Motherland is infinitely larger than that between the
province and Australia, and his contention therefore is that it is much
more importanl that a British trade
lommisiionni' should be located here,
ha.n tiie currying out of the proposal which is now engaging the attention of the Australian authorities.
.dr. Forrester is continuing his cor-
respondence with officials in the Old
Land, and is anxious that his representations should be backed up by
the commercial and industrial Interests In the province.
Trial Shipment Sent From Hazelton
(o Trail Satisfactory
Returns have been received of the
values contained in the trial shipment of about four tons of Lead King
ore sent to the Trail smelter several
weeks ago says the Omineca Herald.
To be exact, the drywelght of the
ore was S,22!i pounds, assaying 92.4
ounces of silver, 38.5 per cent lead,
and 25.G per cent zinc. Freight from
Hazelton to Trail consumed $91.42
of the values, and the treatment
j of $20.50 per ton took $43.18,'leaving a balance of $109.19, without
taking into consideration the lead
bounty of three-quarters of a cent
a pound on the lead, which will
amount to a total of $23.75 more.
This is a remarkable showing.
Considering the fact that the ore was
practically picked up on the surface within three months after the
claims were located, It is still more
remarkable. No attempt, was made
to sort the ore and after it was landed in town last fall, people who
thought they knew did not hesitate
to say it would not pay its way to the
The high percentage of zinc is
proof that ther was no attempt to
sort, as a reduction in tne zinc would
have been the first thing sought in
that line.
Customs   Followed   in   Some  of  the
Countries of the World
England is the only country in
which the custom of kissing the Bible
in the course of taking an oath as
witness or jurymen has ever obtained. It has often been objected to as
lacking in cleanliness.
In Spanish courts taking the oath
is quite a complicated matter, says
a writer in Answers. The witness
goes down on his right knee and
places his hand on the open Bible.
The question is put, "Will you swear
by God and the Holy Gospels that
you will speak the truth in answer
to whatever questions you may be
asked?" He answers, "I do swear!"
He is then told, "If you tell the truth
God will reward you. If you do not
tell the truth He will requite you."
In French courts a crucifix hangs
on the wall above the judge's head.
While taking the oath the witness
raises his r|ght hand toward this
In the oath administered In the
Scottish courts there Is added after
the words "Almighty God," "and as
I shall answer to Him at the last
great Day of Judgment.
The Norwegian oath is certainly
The witness, when being sworn,
raises the thumb and first two fingers of his right hand. These three
represent the Trinity. He repeats a
long formula, ending with the wish
that if he swears falsely he may be
punished eternally In hell, and his
earthly possessions be destroyed.
The Mohammedan swears by the
Koran, which Is his Bible. As he
lakes the oath he bows slowly down
till his forehead touches Ihe open
hook before him.
While Ihe Chinaman Is swearing
lo tell nil he knows, an officer of j
tiie court beheads a cock In front of
him, or breaks a saucer, or blows
out a candle. These three ceremonies are symbols, standing for the
fate that the witness may expect to
rail upon himself, body and soul, If
the evidence he gives Is not true.
Chinamen are nol Infrequently called us witnesses in the East End of
London, where they have a flourishing colony. When one enters the
box, nn officer of the COurl hns usually lo go out to the nearest rhlnn
shop to buy n saucer,
" Sometimes, too, they may prefer
to blow out the candle: but. the be-
headlng of the cock naturally does
not find favor In our humanitarian
Scientific Party on Arctic Shores Were
Driven to Eat
Bears   and   Wolverines    Raided   the
Caches .Made—N. Stefiinssoii Was
Willi Bedford Party
That even shoestrings look good
to men hungry in the far north, with
their food caches raided and ruined
by bears and wolverines, is shown in
letters written to Hermon C. Bum-
pus, director of the New York
.Museum of Natural History, by Dr
Rudolph Anderson and Vihljaiinr
Stei'ansson, who left New York for
the Arctic zone in May, 1908. The
scientists, who are making extended
ethnological and zoological collec
tions on the shores of Arctic America for the museum, have travelled
four hundred miles east of the mouth
of the Mackenzie river.
The last news from Mr. Stefansson
was dated March 13, 1910. In his letter the explorer tells of a trying journey up the Morton river, which started on November 25, 1909. Six persons were in the party and they carried two days' provisions. During
the one trip, which took fifteen days,
hunting was bad. Each bank of the
river was hunted, but not a single
animal was found.
The party ate whale tongue, which
owing to its fibrous nature and to
the presence of sea salt, was very
sickening. When the tongue was
gone the men ate sealskins, deer
skins—which they used for sole
leather—and the tough skin laces
used for their snowshoes. There was
sufficient seal oil with the expedition
The oil, about a teaspoonful a day,
was consumed to keep away the
ravages of hunger. It was taken with
deerskin or feathers, as few of the
men could take it "straight."
Dr. Anderson wrote from Fort
MacPherson on July 15. He tells of
the hardships encountered by the
party and of finding a partly eaten
carcass of a caribou, which supplied
enough meat for three or four meals.
When it was gone the men lived on
White-fish blubber taken "straight"
and a spoonful each of portions of
the animal's stomach, taken with oil
at each meal. The stomach contained a peck of well masticated moss
and grass. It was found of little
nutritive value, but did wonders in
helping the members of the expedition to eat the oil.
The travellers made camp one day
at a time when the spirits of every
one was low. Dr. Anderson asked
"Jimmy," one of the Esquimau boys,
what was the name of the district.
The boy knew of no name, but he
suggested that it be called Kakwl-
aluk, the "place of no food."
The two scientists have made interesting observations on the native
fauna and geography of the regions
through which they are travelling.
They joined forcer on November 20,
1909. In September Mr. Stefansson,
with two Esquimaus, landed at Cape
Parry, Arctic America, from the
whaling vessel Rosie H. He spent the
winter in the vicinity of Franklin
Dr. Anderson pushed forward by
Bledge from Toker Point along the
coast to Franklin Bay, where he joined his colleague about fifteen miles
northwest of Horton river. On March
14 Dr. Anderson left Cape Parry and
went by sledge to Fort MacPherson
for supplies and mail. He reached the
post on June 28. In the meantime Mr.
Stefansson set out to visit the natives
of the Copper Mine river region, two
or three hundred miles east of Cape
N. Stefansson was one of the leading mebers of the expedition which
sailed from Victoria a few years ago
in the schooner Bedford. They passed through Behring straits safely,
but the vessel was lost ln Arctic Icepack. Captain Mikklesen was in
 o .
Congressional  Candidate   in   Alaska
Wants it Handed Hack
Mr. C. W. Hartman, hanker, of
Clarksburg, just returned from a
three-months' trip through the Yukon territory on business and pleasure, told a reported recently an interesting incident of u labor candidate for election to congress from
Alaska, a Mr. O'Conor, declaring (hat.
if elected, lie would do his best to
hand- the seaport or Skagway back
to Canada, where It properly belonged.
"It speaks well for Hie progress of
civilization when a candidate for
congress has Ihe courage to openly
speak the unpleasant   truth   to    an
American audience," says Mr. Hartman. "Mr. O'Connor was a fellow
apssenger with me for about eight
days on the river and ocean vessels
by which I returned, and I had frequent conversations with him concerning the relations between the two
countries. Like most Americans, lie
thought his country had some grievances with England, but he strongly
denounced the methods adopted by
Senator Lodge and the other eminent
jurists appointed by President
Roosevelt to act with those appoint
ed by Great Britain to interpret the
Russian treaty of 1818, defining the
Alaskan boundary. He criticised their
action, especially in publishing the
statement that they would not aban-
don any land they had taken posses
sion of, no matter bow the treaty
read, and said it was done to impress
Lord Alverstone with the idea that
unless the United States retained the
part of Canada they wrongfully held,
there would be friction between the
two nations.
"After saying that right-minded
Americans do not want territory obtained in that way, he further Intimated his belief that Senator Lodge
was acting in the Interests of the
White Pass railway, whose headquarters, according to that decision, are
in the United States. As the bulk
of the line is in Canada, the result
is that neither country can control
the freight rates, and the miners of
both Alaska and the Yukon have to
pay extortionate rates. I pointed out
that If all the land had remained in
Canada's possession these extortionate freight, rates would be quickly
remedied through the railway com
mission. Later I saw the Juneau
papers with the report of his speech.
Canadian Party From the Field Ar
rived  on  the   Way   South
The Princess Royal, which arrived
from Skagway on Saturday on her
way south, had on board one of the
Alaskan boundary survey parties under the charge of Fred Lambert. This
party had been engaged on the section from Ladue Creek to White
River on the portion of the boundary
between the Yukon and Alaska south
of the Yukon River. Included among
the party were D. to. Eaton, representing the United States government, W. J. Johnston, of Victoria,
and B. Alexander, the poet of the
boundary survey.
The weather during the summer
was reported to have been splendid
Prince Rupert
Houses, Stores, Offices to Rent.
Real Estate       Exchange Block    Notary Public
for the purposes of the party, and
Mr. Lambert was able to complete
all that remained of the portion of
the boundary soutii of the Yukon.
Only part of that north of the
Yukon has yet been covered, however.
Mistress—Bridget, I must object to
your having a new beau every night.
Cook—Thin buy betther food!
One'll niver come again wance he's
tackled whot I have t' serve him!
Washington Cafe
Seats For Ladles
Everything Clean and Tasty
Prices Reasonable
Second Avenue, near Seventh Street
H. B. ROCHESTER,  -   Centre Street
Portland Canal Short Line Railway
Pursuant to Section 7 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act (R. S.
Can. cap 115) notice Is hereby given
that there has been deposited ln the
office of the Minister of Public
Works at Ottawa and a duplicate ln
the Office of the Registrar of Titles
at Prince Rupert, plans and description of the site and side elevation of
a proposed railway wharf and trestle
approach thereto to be constructed
near the mouth of Bear River at
Stewart, British Columbia, and that
one month after the flrst Insertion of
this notice the Company will apply
to the Governor-ln-Councll for the
approval thereof.
Dated at Victoria, British Columbia, this 16th day of September,
Chief Solicitor.
S23 Agents at Victoria, B.C.
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it to your friends and any whom you wish to
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Tuesday, October 4, 1910
School Children Have  Opportunity To
Gain Admissions By Sending
Some of the Features of the National
Display of Fruit to be Held
in Vancouver
The world Is going to be influenced largely In Its opinion of the horticultural resources and possibilities
of Canada and more particularly of
the province of British Columbia
and of the Pacific northwest by what
is to be seen at Ihe first Canadian
National Apple Show to be held at
Vancouver October 31 to November
6 Inclusive, and the world's judgment
is not going to be a disappointment
for the exhibition promoters because
any and al districts which are growing apples will be represented at the
big show.
The great apply exhibition will be
housed In the Vancouver Horse Show
Association building near the north
■entrance to Stanley Park and a large
temporary structure covering all of
Alberni street for a distance of a
block. The buildings will have a
grand total of 98,040 square feet of
floor space.
The public will have easy awess
to the buildings which can be readied by the Pender, Robson and Davie
streel car lines.
The big arena of the Horse Show
building will be used to display the
district, limited lo two box, two barrel, two basket, two jar and iwo plate
contest, and box exhibits. The show
ring is 7B x 199 feet, containing Hearing 15,001) siiuurc feet. The exhibits
will lie arranged around the ring upon un Incline of ■!•"• degrees, 'having a
perpendicular off about 12 feet and
12 feel liase. This arrangement will
give a continuous display L2 feet
wide, 12 feel high and approximately
450 feet long and will have the appearance of a veritable cascade of
apples, having a full of ,17 feet without beginning nnd wiihoui end.
which with the beautiful colorings
of the king of trull will present a
scene never before equalled in Ih'u
hislorj of Un- world.
Completely surrounding the show
ring are the spectators' galleries having a total seating capacity of 3,000.
A splendid mid remarkable feature
will be that every portion of the exhibit can be seen from any seat In
the galleries.
Willi In the charming circle of the
apple hosts will be stationed upon a
raised platform the 4Sth Highlanders' Military Band of forty pieces,
the most famous band of Canada ami
one of the leading bamts of the
world. This great musical organization has been secured by the management exclusively for the First Canadian National Apple Show at an initial expense of $5,000. The band
will come direct from Toronto, to
Vancouver, and will return direct to
Toronto without playing concert en-,
gagement-s at any intermedial.? point.
The carload exhibits and plate displays will be housed In a temporary
building to be erected on Alberni
street. This building will be 300
feel long, and longer if required. The
carload exhibits will be arranged on
a 17 foot incline of 4 5 degrees
around Hie four walls of the building
Tables six feel wide will occupy
the centre of the building and will
extend Its entire length. Thej will
be specially constructed stair • ilc s
for ihe display of the plate exhibits,
ha i iii^ l !ii ee I «■ li e Inch i reads with
two four Inc] risen
This tigem rltl    a   ' u Idl •
fifty   feet  with Ive a i
n      on    in feet vv A.1-
end foi
the  ."laic
, Ion. liu
plate    Ills inn
would have to walk forty-seven and
three-fourthB miles to get. it.
There are 36 to 225 apples ln a
box according to size and the manner in which they are packed. The
average would, therefore, be about
130 aples to each box or a total of
1,638,000 apples in the entire show.
These apples w'l average about two
and one-quarter inches in diameter,
and if they were played In a single
row It would be 698 miles long. If
a little boy should start to walk to
the end of the row, and walk seven
and one-half miles a day, it would
require three months and three days
to accomplish the feat.
The owners of these apples will
receive $25,000 In prizes or nearly
two dollars per box. After the show
is over the apples will sell readily
at two to five dollars per box, say,
an average of $3.50 per box or a
total of $44,100. Therefore the exhibitors will receive approximately
$70,000 for the apples exhibited at
Canada's first National Apple Show.
Now then suppose that a greedy
lit tie boy who lives in London should
ask his papa to buy all of those apples, how much would it cost liis papa
at a shilling apiece, and how long
would it take that little boy to eat
all of them, eating six apples a day?
The first Canadian National Apple
Show management will give a season
ticket entitling the holder to two admissions daily to the first 100 school
boys and school girls of Vancouver
who send In the correct answer lo the
above problem, and a prize diploma
to the Vancouver school whose "pupils
send in the most correct answers.
Bach contestant niusi give name and
age and name of school of which he
or she is a pupil.
A   similar   offer   is   made   to   the
construction of some of the largest
engines in use today says that on the
500-ton locomotive it would be necessary to place the engineer's cab ln
front in order that the engineer
might have an unobstructed view in
rounding curves. The firebox required would have a grate surface of
175 square feet, large enough to
serve as a garage for an automobile,
or as a dining-room for a large
Several more radical changes are
* * * * * * * * * •:
m.*-. ^T'.jm^b.
school boys and school girls of Vic-jl901
imiii, and to Ihe school hoys and
school girls of Britisli Columbia living outside of Victoria and Vancouver.
The answers rmrsl be addressed
"i Canadian National Apple Show,
.-iioin 7, Winch Blinding, Vancouver,
B.C., and on the lower lefl hand corner of the envelope niusi be the
words "Vancouver Contest!" or "Victoria Contest," according to the home
"I the little boy or girl. Those living outside of Victoria and Vancouver will simply write the won} "Ccn-
ii'si" on the envelope.
A handsome souvenir cane, and
pennant will be given by the Salmon
Arm, B.C., fruit district to each and
every contestant sending in the correct answer. The answers will be
arranged alphabetically as to name
ol contesant and tiie pennant-canes
distributed at the Horse Show building during the entire wetk of the
National Apple Sho-». Any'little boy
or little girl who has sent in a correct answer may get the prize at the.,
Hwse Show building at :any time
during the week of the apple show.
All he or she will have to do will
be r,o announce his cor her -name to
the "Apple King" who will'be there
for the purpose of distributing canes.
All answers must be received at
tbe secretary's office, room 7, Winch
Building, on or before October 7,
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In the following tabulation, com-;
piled by the Boston News B-ireau,
which is always well armed Witl statistics, is shown the mineral production of Canada for the last decade.
The figures for 1909 is subject to
revision by departmental additions
or subtractions:—
1909      90,V40,394
1907 ^mmmmmm....mmmmmm.—
1906   79,057,30*
1905   69,525,17-0
1904   ,60,073,8'!)7
1903   61,740,^13
1902. .   .,,      63,211,1134
1901       65,804,611
1900       64,421',983
Divided into classes of metallic
and non-metallic products, totals for
he past five years compare hs follows, there being $3';0,000 (unspecified earb year:—
Letter Heads, Envelopes,
Statements, Business Cards
Visiting Cards, etc., etc.
Prince Rupert Journal
Coast Land District—District of
O Ir p ATI 3.
TALK NOTICE that I, J. Adolpb
Perry, of Vancouver, B.C.. occupation
book-keeper, 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 a mile west of
Lot 31, thence north 40 chains,
tlience east. 80 chains to lot 31,
thence Bouth 40 chains to bank of
Skeena River, thence west about 80
chains following north bank of
Skeena River to point of commencement, and containing about 320
Wm. A.  Roney, Agent.
Dated July 16th, 1910. Jy22
NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the Legislative Assembly  of  the  Province  of
Britisli Columbia at Its next Session  runes,  of
for an Act to incorporate a company  manner,
District of
M.  Mi
Skeena Land District
TAKE NOTICE that I, 1-
-District of
Coast Land District^	
TAKE NOTICE   that   I,  Mary  M.
Roney,  of   Stillwater,   Minnesota,   U.
S.A., occupation  married woman, Intend to apply for permission to pur-
Si'liase the following described  lauds,
j Commencing at a post planted on the
Prince Rupert, occupation  north bank  of  the Skeena  River  at
intend      to   apply   for   a the south-east corner    of    tieo.  T.
thence   north
with    power    to    construct,    equip,1 l'l'ense t0 prospect for coal and pel ro-  Church's  pre-emption,
l maintain and operate a line'or lines  'eu,n    on    tne    following    described  40 chains,     thence   east   40  chains,
   | of railway  of  standard  guage  with hinds:'—Commencing at a post plant- tlience south  to the   bank   of     tbe
85,'927,802 \ any  kind   of   motive  power   for  the Ie:1 on tna soull> shore of Crow Bay, j Skeena River, thence south-west fol-
86 SBfi 'in?'1 conveyance of passengers and freight Ithence north 80 chains, thence westilowing the Skeena River to the place
'       '        ■        -'80  chains,   thenee south   80   chains,'of   beginning   and   containing   about
thence east 80 chains to post marked |120 acres^
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 (he Province of
British Columbia, via the South-west
side of Work Channel to the Skeena
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mc-
_. , .Innes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
River:  thence up the North side of'mariner,  Intend    to  apply  for a  11-
| the Skeena  River  to  a  point  near cense t0 pro8pect for coal and petro-
K.M.McI.'s S.E. corner.
Dated August ISth, 1910.
       metallic     products
wove gold, silver, copper and lead. In
gold there has been a large shrinkage since 1900. In 1999 production
of go d ivas $<■,Tim,linn, white ror
l!'"U ii was $27,908,1!53. Production of 1908 was $9,842,105, which
showed .The flrs.1 increase in gold production In Canada in nine years.
Production uf silver shows rapid
Increase. A production of $1,709,-
642 in L903 Increased to $1I,0S6,239
in 1908, and production for 1909 in-
Hazelton; thence to the junction of
the Bulkley River; thunce up the
right bank of this River eight (S'l
miles to the Susfcewa River; thenco
up this River by a low divide to the
head of Babine Lake; thence to the
north  end   of  Stuart  Lake;   thence
I north of McLeod Lake to the Mis-
rfichinca River; thence up the Mis-
nichinca River by Summet Lake  to
! i'ine River P»ss;  thence nortli-v.-esl-
| erly lo head of Pint- River, and ■flown
tliis River to Mdberley Lake; and
thence  by   the   Peace   River   to   the
'Eastern boundary of the said Province of Britisli Columbia", ami with
liower   to    construct,   operate    anfl
i maintain all necessary bridges, roue1.;.,
ways and 'ferric--; and lo In ild, acquire, own and maintain wharves and
docks in connsctior therewith; and
to build, acqrrire, own, equip and
maintain steam and other vessels 1 nd
heats, ard to operats the same on
uny naviEabra waters", and with
, .iit-.-i til build, equip, operate and
maintain   telegraph   and     telephone
MARY  M.  ROENY,  Locator.
W.   A.   Roney,  Agent.
Dated July Sth, 1910. Jy22
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE     NOTICE       that     William
Hume Grant, of Stewart, B.C., occupation engineer, intends to apply for
Ipermission to purchase the following
^^^^^^^^^ ^^^ Idcscribed  lands:—Commencing at  a
leum over the following described \tosi marked W.H.G.'s S.W. Cor., and
hinds:—Commencing at a post plant-iplanted adjoining Alfred Manson's
ed on the south shore of Crow Bay, corner post, thence 80 chains north,
thence north SO chains, thence east along W. N. Harrison's west line,
80 chains, tlience south SO chains, thense east SO chains, thence south
thenee West SO chains to post marked 80 chains, tlience west SO chains, fol-
K.M.McI.'s S.W. comer. ^^^~^
Dated August 18th, 1910.
Skeena Land Distrifll—District of
TAKE NOTICE 1i.1t I, K. ft. Mc-
lnr.es, of Prince Rupert, ocoupa*ion
mariner, intend to apply for a 11-
censi to prospect I'm' coal ape: petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing al a post planted .in the south short of Crow Bay,
thence scnth 86 chains, thence west.
80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
th-'iice east sn chains lo post marked
K.M.M.L's N.E.  corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
S16 KEN23E Mel EOT) MclNNES.
lowing 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
creasea  to  $14,358,'310.    Total pro-'lines in  connection with   the    said
duetion of recoverable silver in TJan- LRafflwaj and branches, ami to fc-ans-
a la is.estimated at 2-7,878,5?(i ounces'"111   ffi*Sa^   f"r   0»™2?r?'il   ?T
: ucfc<.Js, uid 60  charge tolte therefor: ^^^ ...
valued at $14,358,310,   the    average j ,ulls to generate and to sell electricity   cense to prospect for coal and petro-.
price  of  silver  for  the  year  being]-tor  the  supply  of light,   hear,   anil Ileum over the   following    described-,
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE notice that The Canadian
"Fish and Cold Storage Company, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation mercantile and manufacturing, intends
to apply for permission to purchasi
;the following described lands: —
Commencing at a post planted at, the
north-east corner of lot 34, Range 5,
Coast District, thence south 20
 chains, thence east 40 chains, thence
Stem Lent District—District of "   I,.',n" 2* cha*™ mor? or u'ss ,0,the
rjoasi Ishore   line,   thence   following   along
.,,.,, xirvn niTc !i'„, '     1-   ir   ir    !*he shore  line to the point  of com-
i»^s?B^ j^^ fesrsL"- contaln!De ,jn acres
mariner,   intend  to  apply   for   a  11-j ^et£aMlm  Fish  &  Col(i
Storage Company Limited.
-..   -...,,..,—   ..„....,   ......   „„„..___.  _-_.   ...... -„     «-,».»v.| j   H   Pillsbury, Agent.
l,15'0S.       Production    from    Cobalt   i>wer;  anr. with power io expropri- I lands:—Commencing at a post plant- 1    Dated  Julv 14   1910 Jyl9
hows  a  coistderable  advance  over'
iin-  lands 'for  the  'Purposes 'Cif   the
^^^_ ..™i^™ ■ Com pany j   -and    to    accpiire     lands,
prece'ding yeais. From 31 shipping, 1CTiney balnlses, privileges or other
mines 28,042 tons of ore and 2,967 ^aMs from -any Govcernrnc-mt, TSiunltH-
tons of concentrates were shipped i !>»'l corporation or other persons or
,-luriug 1909. Cobalt silver recovery t'^die*-; an.l to levy and collect tolls
* _ -n^i^rani .all persons using,   and   on  all
for .1909 is estimated at 25,128,690 Iangigjjj ,)assing m-.er  any   of     such
ounces, valued at $12,941,570.. | rands, railways, ferries, wharves and
Copper production'in 190'9 was' ap- \ v»Hse53  built  by  tbe  Company;   and
proximately 54,061.,106 pounds,.com-   ™th J'ower to connect with and make
(traffic  or   other  arrangements   with
Coast  Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernestine
A. Roney, of Prince Rupert, occupation married woman, intend to apply
pared with 52, 02S.,386 in 1908.    Of
j in.ilway, ssteamboat,   or   other   coin-
ahe    1909       production    15,7411,699 [javnies
pounds were contributed by Ontario- i     Dated rat Victoria, B-C, rfids  11th
Proposal to ihive One Fat' Exceeding
All Previous Models
A titanic engine weighing 1,1/00,-
000 pounds, capable of drawing any
loud of freight curs or coaches which
will stand the strain on the drawing
bars, is forecasted in an article by
0. E. North in Popular Mechanics,
who cites some of Ihe difficulties In-
ol' ed as Ci Hows:
.•nrythlng   dc
:: l lot'
0    CO
ll   ■
I ■
10     1
, id  n
and :37,314,407 by  British Columbia.
Lead production for 190S was confined to British Columbia. Production cof nickel was heavier than."during I'ftOS, attaininga value in 1909 of
$9,4(il,S77, an increase of roundly
5,00(1,000 pounds.
In the following tabulst'ion is
showi' output of the several nietais:
da.y .of August,  1910.
A1'9..       Solicitors for ri*ne Applicants.
I ;
: c   167,366
,. I 17,060
11,'686,23 9
3,01 4,SSI!
1,81 1,221
2,54    - 3
!     -     187
2,7 i
Ins Chambers before th-i Honourable
Mr. .Justice Gregory.
Jsftin .Jacobs,    Frank Johnson     anil
Charles Carlson, carrying en business as contractors under the firm
nami or atyle of Hawkins &  Co.,
C. Peterson, '1. Larson, and C.   \11der-
son, Dc ii'i'di.tiis.
UPON the application of the Plaintiffs and upon reading ihe affidavits
ed on i.he south shore of Crow Lake,
thence  soutii  80  chains,  thence east
80   chsins, 'ilience  north   80   chains.
thenee west 80 chains 1o post marked
K.M.M'd.'srN.W. corner.
Da.r.i'd August ISth, 1910. ■	
S16        EHmiEUPcKEOD MclNNES.  for pet-mission  to purchase the'foi
   Mowing described lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the north
bank of the Skeena River about half
a mile south of Geo. T. Church's preemption, thence west. 10 chains,
thence north 40 chains, thence east,
to the Skeena River; thence southwest following the bank of the
Skeena River to the place of beginning, and containing about SO
to. A.  Roney, Agent
Dated July 7th, 1910. jyg2
Skeena liind District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that Reginald
Davey, of Vancouver., B. C, occupation machinist, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands, in the vicinily of
<itwancoCn or Chean Wein Valley: —
Commencing at a newt planted at the
north-wesl corner snd about 6%
miles distant in .a. north-westerly direction from the north end of Kitwancool Lake, tlience south SO
chains, thence east ?0 chains, thenco
north 40 chains^ thence west 40
chains, thence north 40 chains,
chains, thence west 4 0 chains to a
point of conimencejnunt, and containing 480 .a?res (more or less).
James XV, Smith, Agent. I
Dated May  30,  1910. JyS j
ilstricl-   (,' .een   Charlotte
ro all to whom ii may concern: —
 ,     XOTIl'ji  I li'l'l.-. i;iien Hint  I 1   I
of .Tames Allan  Al              • irn  hero-   inderi      ■ apply   for  a
in on Hie 20th and 21st days of Sep-    cens     ■ and
ti mn  ■  Ins   1                        and   the ;P itroli urn 1 lard
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Queen  Charlotte.
TAKE   NOTICE   that   the   Queen
Charlotte Whaling Company Limited,
of Victoria,   British   Columbia,  uucu-
atlon manufacturers, Intend to apply
for  permission   to  purchase  the   fol-
owing described  lands:—Commencing at a  post   planted  about   fifteen
chains south of a Bmall creek cm the
west side of Rose Harbour, More I y
Island,    thenee    wei I    foi I y    1 ha Ins,
thence    north    feu ty  chains,   tliei
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be a gr 1 total of 12,600 boxes of
apples 011 display. A box of apples
Is approximately 20 Inches long. If
all of these boxes of apples were placed end to end, and a little boy told
thai he could have the Inst box in
tin-  row  i!" he would  go after It, ho
Coast Land Dis! Istrl
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"The Mallei arl loulated tj:
glne,  which  has reached  its
degree of perfection In the new Santa Fe 'ocomotlves, is practically two
engines In one, with two distinct sets
if driving wheels.     Why not three?
"An  expert   who  lias directed  the
elow Llttl'j Canyon,
ith   bank  of I
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District of  Coast,  thence  northerly
1 hence    easterly,    thence '  1 pit tin . i:
around the shores of the Islan ! back
to  the  point   of  beginning  and   Inclosing 30 acres, more or less
Dated August 1, 1910. Al!i i
1    Ivci lie near Full ■
I !omfoi ti hie, Homelike Roon s;
ly Eui nislu'd Throughout:  1
Rooms    willi    lint    nnd
Cold Water
liiites, $:!.()() n Week   and   Upwards
Mrs,   Annie   McGrath,   Proprletoress
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Staked, June 14th, 1910
Dated this -'Mil days of July, 1910.
By  his  Agent,   Wm.   Edward   Laird.
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Robert Mason, Agent.
Dated Sept. 23. S.23
Tuesday, October 4, 1910
prince ffiupert journal
Telephone   138
Published twice a week on Tuesdays
and Fridays from the office of publication, Third Avenue near McBride St.
Subscription rate to any point in
Canada. $2.00 a year; to points outside
of Camilla, 93.00 a year.
Advertisingjrate furnished on application.
Tuesday,   October   4,   1910.
In connection with the general regret that will be felt thai two young
men engaged in the service of the
city should have lost their lives, it is
gratifying to know that It was in no
way due to any shortcoming on the
part of the works department of the
city. The party engaged in making
the survey for the city waterworks
according to the information given
out at the council meeting, are well
provided with boats for their work.
It is probable that the canoe in use
that day was used by them as it was
much more easily handled and was
considered quite safe under all ordinary conditions.
The drowning of Messrs. Gilroy
and Allen will be regretted by all.
While no blame can attach to any
one, Mr. Agnew, the engineer in
charge, seems to have given another
exemplification of wonderful presence
of mind under most trying conditions. His manly action in staying
right by his subordinates even at
the risk of his own life until every
chance of doing anything to save
them had passed is certainly worthy
of the highest praise.
Today the Jewish portion of the
community is observing its New
Year. The same characteristics that
make the people of this nation close
observers of all the ancient customs
of their race, also make them first
class pioneers. Wherever modern
civilization is being pushed the Jew
is found taking an important part
in all the responsibilities that attaches to it. In the newer parts of
this western country the people of
this race are ever in the forefront
ready to endure all the hardships
and inconveniences which are entailed in building up a strong community. In public spirit there can
be nothing said against the Jewish
(Continued from Page One)
create Second avenue a district for
local improvement. This latter would
mean that the former bylaw would
have to be descinded.
He suggested that the only part
of Second avenue that really required
grading at this time was from McBride to Eighth street. The part
beyond Eighth street did not need
to be done now. The contractor might
be recompensed for what he had done
and his work confined to other parts.
The Bank or Montreal had broken
faith with the city after giving promise that the money would be forthcoming. The work was undertaken
on the ground that tho bank would
supply the money. A loan company
that prompted action with a private
Individual would have made a recompense for Tailing to comply with
the conditions.
His Worship thought that the matter might stand just now. He believed from what he heard that day
that if the Bank of Montreal did not
come through with the finances Ihere
were other sources from which the
money would be available. He believed the bank would be satisfied to
alliance the funds.
Aid. Hildltch was satisfied with the
stand ul Aid. Mclntyre. It was not
quite fair lo spend money beyond
Eighth street when the congested
pari  required  money.
Aid. Mclntyre said lie did nol wish
to press his views if there was a prospect nf the money coming through
witli a very short delay.
Aid. Mobley thoughl it might be
possible if a long delay relative to
the funds were to follow that, Mr.
Watson might be induced to switch
his contract from the point beyond
Eighth street on Second avenue to
another part of the city where the
business was more congested. He,
however, thought that it might be as
well lo let it stand now until they
found out If the money was to be
The matter was allowed to drop.
Services  Are   Being  Held   Today   by
Many in Prince Rupert
Todav the Jewish people of Prince
Rupert,' in common with those the
world over, are celebrating their
New Year. This forenoon services
appropriate to the occasion were held
at the home of Mr. Director Cohen,
at which about thirty-five were present Those who took part in the conduct of the service were Messrs.
Weinsiock, and Simon.
This evening there will be service also. The day is being observed
as a holiday by the Jewish people.
Tliis is the beginning of the year
5671  in the Jewish calendar.
Lamb   Admits   His   Offence
Was Given Year In Jail
I T Lamb was on Saturday afternoon found guilty before Judge
Young of stealing gold from the Atlin Consolidated Mining Company at
\tlin, and sentenced to one year in
jail The convicted man is nearly
seventy years of age. Lamb was in
charge of the tail box and had been
suspected of taking gold. A trap was
set and he took marked nuggets. He
was brought soutii by the Princess
Royal and at one! brought up  for
Lamb admitted he took the gold,
but pleaded that he was too old to
work and could not help it.
The judge gave him warning,
pointing out the seriousness of the
crime and lightened his sentence to
one year without hard labor.
He was taken south to serve his
 o—    x
Barney Oldfield set four new
world's records in automobiling on
the State fair grounds track at Milwaukee a few days ago.
In the twenty-five mile race against
time, he travelled the distance in
22:47, beating the record which was
fleld by Ralph de Palma.
In this race he travelled the 20
miles in new time, setting a mark of
18:15:15. This mark also took the
record from de Palma, he having
held the record with the time of
18.30, which he made at Grand
The fifteen miles were made in
13.41 2-5. Oldfield also set a new
mark for the one hour event, travelling sixty and one-half miles during
the hour, beating the old record by
one and one half miles.    Results:
Ten mile race, 31 to 240 cubic
inches displacement: Buick, Fahr,
first; Buick, Kent, second; Pope-
Hartford, Nelson, third; F. A. L.,
Hughes, fourth.    Time, 9.54 2-5.
Three mile race, Class C, up to 230
piston displacement: Buick, Fahr,
first; Warren-Detroit, Borsch, second
Time  10:31  2-5.
Ten mile race, handicap, six hundred cubic inches displacement:
Pope-IIardford, Nelson, first; F. A. L.
second; Warren-Detroit, third. Time
One hour race, 231 to 260 cubic
inches displacement: Knox, Oldfield,
first; Pope-Hardford, second; Buick,
Fahr, third; Warren-Detroit, Borsch,
fourth; Buick, Fisher, fifth; F.A.L.,
Hughes, sixth, Buick, Kent, seventh.
Distance 60 1-2 miles.
Civil Employees In The Province Will
Henceforth Have To Take
New    Regulations    Respecting    Employment in Government Positions Put in Force
The crown of Portugal is valued al
$6,500,000—a world's record foi
The total receipts for the two
Minto Cup games played between the
Nationals and New Westminster
amounts to $9,756.60, from which
lias to ho deducted $569.25 for expenses, leaving $9,187.35 to be divided between the R. A. & I. society
and I be Westni'isUr Lacrosie club.
As will be remembered, the Nationals
were guarani tod ' i tha   oxleul    of
$7,000 for agreeing lo play six
$7,000 for agreeing to play six
games, the exhibition association taking over tho liability. On the Minto
Cup games the association has received $4,593.57, Which means that
they are $2,406.4 3 behind the guarantee, with four more games te play.
By this It would appear that they will
record figures on the credit side of
the ledger for more than half the
guarantee has been supplied before
half the games agreed upon have
been  played.
The Earl of Plymouth proposes
that the Crystal Palace should be
made an empire centre at a cost of
£750,000 as a memorial to King Edward the Seventh. Among his suggestions is one that the overseas dominions should erect permanent
pavilions there for exhibition purposes.
The report of the civil service commissioners for British Columbia, embodying regulations recommended
for adoption In connection with the
examination of candidates for the
civil service of this province has been
laid before the members of the executive by Hon. Dr. Young, and arrangements authorized for the holding of examinations in accordance
with the provisions of the act. Mr.
P. de N. Walker, chief clerk ln the
department of the provincial secretary, has also been named to act as
registrar under the Civil Service Act.
which will be read with especial in-
The report of the commissioners,
terest by all who may contemplate
the possibility of applying for work
as servants of the government of
British Columbia, is in its entirety
as follows:—
The Report
"The undersigned have the honor
to recommend the adoption of the
following regulations governing the
examination of candidates for appointments to the civil service of this
province, under the act entitled 'An
Act with Respect to the Civil Service
of British Columbia':—
"1. The general competitive examination for junior clerkships and for
positions of stenographers shall be
held during the first week in July in
eacltyear, an I shall be pres ded over
by the examiners appointed to examine candidates for tew i-ers' licenses. Forms on which applications
snail be made will be provided by
the civil service commissioners, and
may be had on application to the
registrar of the public service. Examinations shall be held in the following places: Armstrong, Chllll-
wacK, Cumberland, Enderby, Golden,
Grand Forks, Kamloops, Kaslo, Kelowna, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Nelson,
New Westminster, Peachland, Revelstoke, Rossland, Salmon Arm, Vancouver, Vernon, and Victoria, and
also in any other localities in which
hereafter a high school may be established.
"2. No person shall be admitted to
such examinations unless he is a
natural-born or naturalized British
subject of the full age of sixteen
years and not more than twenty-one
years, and presents certificates as
to health, character and habits.
For Junior Clerkships
"3. The general competitive examination for junior clerkships shall
include the following subjects: —
"(a) Writing—To be determined
from the paper on copying manuscripts.
"(b) Spelling—Writing from dictation and the correcting of misspelled words from a printed paper.
"(c) Composition (Including grammar and precis writing)—A test of
ability, (a) To write letters on given
subjects, or to embody in letters certain given information in a grammatical and intelligible form; (b) To
give the essential features of letters,
reports or other domuments of a nontechnical nature,, in clear, concise
ando grammatical form.
"(d) Copying manuscripts (including writing)—To make a neat and
accurate copy of a manuscript which
has been altered and amended In various particulars. This paper will be
taken as a test of writing also. _
"(e) Arithmetic—The elementary
rules, fractions (vulgar and decimal)
interest and discount, and simple
problems involving these.
"(f) Geography—With special reference to Canada, and a general reference to North America, eWstern
Europe and the British  Empire,
"(g) History—A general outline
of the History of England and Canada from the discovery of America.
"4. The competitive examination
for typewriters and stenographers
shall Include in addition to writing,
spelling, composition and copying
manuscripts, prescribed for junior
clerks, the following subjects:
"(a) Typewriting—Plain copy and
simple tabulation. Special importance attached to accuracy and neatness of work. A speed of at least
thirty words a minutes will be ex
"(b) Stenography—Special Importance attached to accuracy. A
speed of at least sixty words per minute will be expected. Tests will be
given at the rates of sixty, eighty
and one hundred words per minute.
"5. To successfully pass these examinations candidates must make not
less'than 34 per cent in each subject,
and not less than 50 per cent in all
"6. All competitive examinations
for entrance to the civil service will
be advertised in the British Columbia Gazette at least four weeks before
the examinations are to take place.
Such advertisements shall state the
subjects to be covered by the examinations and the places at which the
examinations may be held.
"7. Every successful candidate before receiving a permanent appointment to the civil service must furnish
the civil service commissioners with
a certificate of good health which
shall be filled out on standard forms
to be furnished by the commissioners.
"8, Intending candidates for examinations must file their applications not later than the flrst of June.
Under no circumstances will applications received after this date be accepted. An acknowledgment of the
receipt of an application will be sent
to all candidates, and anyone filing
an application who does not receive
an acknowledgment within a reasonable time should at once write to the
registrar, civil service commission,
Victoria, B. C.
"9. As soon as practicable after
the examination the papers of the
candidates will be marked, and their
standing ascertained and communicated to them by the registrar. Prior
to that time no enquiries addressed
to the commissioners will be answered.
"10. Within one month after the
publication of the results of a civil
service examination, any candidate
who considers that his answer papers
have not been correctly valued may
make application to the commissioners, to have his papers re-read. Such
application must be accompanied
with a fee of $5. In cases where the
appeal is granted the fee will be returned.
(Signed)       ALEX.  ROBINSON.
Civil Service Commissioners and Examiners."
communities, engaged in different
lines of work, all enjoying prosperity
and the outlook for the future at all
these points in consequence of the
opening up of the north was exceedingly bright. He was able on his trip
to find out the exact requirements
and will be able to give exact Information at the departments in Victoria
when he goes south.
(Continued from Page One)
perous one. Already there are three
schools in existence, the Norwegian
settlers fully appreciating the advantages of education. In addition to
these three schools which were inspected by Mr. Leith and found satisfactory a new school will be started
at Sloan, twenty-eight miles up the
Mr. Manson held a meeting at
Hagensborg, twelve miles up the valley and another at Bella Coola. These
were well attended and gave the residents an opportunity to make their
needs fully known to their representative.
Prom Bella Coola the member for
the district went to the canning centres at Namu, Kimsqult and other
points. The fishing at all these
•points, including Bella Coola and
Rivers Inlet has been very good this
yea^ and the canners have reaped
rich returns and are in excellent
Throughout the entire tour Mr.
Manson says he found the different
Viscount Dalrymple, M.P. (heir of
the Earl of Stair), and his sister,
Lady Marjorle Dalrymple, smaw on
Tuesday across the mouth of Loch
Ryan (an inlet of the sea), Stranraer, a distance of three miles,
against a strong current and in a
choppy sea. They were two hours
in the water.
Two rowing boats accompanied the
swimmers, in one of which was Lord
Stair and in the other Viscountess
Dalrymple. The feat was witnessed
by a gathering of their friends, the
ancestral home of the Dalrymples being in the neighborhood. When the
swimmers left the water at Cairyryan
the villagers gave them a great ovation.
Many of the Largest
and best corporations and firms in
Canada are customers of this
Bank, but we also have thousands
of smaller accounts, and all are
treated with the same care.
Your Acconat Is Invited.
The Bank ol
British North America
Capital and Reserve over
Prince Bnpert Branch—
E. STONHAM. Maaager.
Persistently knawlng off Its hind
leg and drinking its own blood, a
snotted hyena of the brooding, not
the laughing variety, Is committing
progressive suicide at the National
Zoological gardens. The animal, a
gift to the Zoo from Adam Fore-
paugh in 1895, began the process of
self-destruction some time ago, and
before its keepers could discover the
cause of the injuries it had chewed
the flesh from the paw to the middle
joint of the leg. It Is now In a
state of physical exhaustion, and
keepers at the Zoo fear that It will
be necessary to kill the animal.
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.
Municipal Notice
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of
the Municipal Corporation of the
City of Prince Ruj.ert intends to
make the -following lc.cal improvements:
A 16-foot plank ror.dway from the
intersection of McBride street and
Eighth avenue to th-i intersection i f
Eighth avenue and Hay's Cove Circle,
and to assess the final cost thereof
upon the property fronting or abutting thereon, or to be benefitted
thereby, and that a statement and
diagram showing the lands proposed
to be so especially assessed for the
said improvements or work Is now
tiled In the office of the City Clerk,
and is open for inspection during office hours.
The estimated cost of the work Is
Dated at Prince Rupert this 27th
day of September, 1910.
S27 City Clerk.
WM. S. HAi.L, L. D. S. D. D. S.
:-: DENTIST :-:
Crown and Bridge Work a specialty.
All dental operations skillfully
treated. Gas and local anaesthetics
administered for the painless extraction of teeth. Consultation free.
Offices, Helgerson Bk., Prince Rupert
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
Prince Rupert sails every Thursday, S.30  p.m.
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.
Kruno sails Wednesday, 5 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.
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 and double bottom, thus ensur-
in£f safety of passengers in case of
collission or wreck.
J. H. ROGERS,   Ticket Agent
Office  ln    the    Westenhaver   Block,
Over Orme's Drug   Store.
Prince Rupert
J. H. Plllsbury W. A. Casey
Surveying,   Designs,  Estimates,   etc.
Room  7,  Exchange  Block,
Corner Third Ave and Sixth  Street
Prince Rupert
Brokers, Forwarding Agents,
Storage, etc.
Re-lnforced Concrete a Specialty
Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
sign of the progress of a town or
district is its newspaper—live, active, hustling." "The Masset Review," Masset, Q.C.I.
The Thompson ;
Hardware Co.:
-Second Avenue—
Paints. General Hardware,
Oils, Stoves and Ranges.
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• > :■_ - • "''" *
Tuesday, October 4, 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 Oils new G. T. P. Town of Ellison is located on
high level land only seven blocks from the 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 and bounds.
There is no Investment like Real Estate; it is safe, certain and 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 fall to take advantage of tills; get in on the ground floor and reap the benefit of advance,
A limited number of these lots are now offered nt the low price of,
$100.00 TO $125.00
for corner lots
Size of lots are 33 by 120 feet, street  alleys  and  blocks  all  conform
to the Main Townsite of Ellison.
The Christiansen-Brandt Company
Financial Agents
Corner 3rd Ave and 5th St.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
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"    C. P. R. TO TRY OIL
Oil may soon replace Vancouver
Island coal as fuel on all the coastwise fleet of the Canadian Pacific
railway, including the Princess Charlotte and the Princess Victoria. A
series of experiments to determine
its efficiency and alleged superiority
•will be undertaken during the coming
■winter. If they prove to be as successful as expected, oil will also be
uitilized on the Empress liners, as
well as in the engines on the Pacific
division of the railway.
For several months' officials of the
company, acting under instructions
from the management, have been engaged in obtaining data respecting
the alleged advantages of oil over
bituminous coal for steaming purposes.
Their enquiries have resulted In
the submission of an offer from a
large California oil company to supply oil at a certain fixed price covering a term of years. The oil people
agree to deliver the fuel at any point
indicated. They have augmented
their proposition by supplying an extensive report tending to show the
snperiority of oil over coal as a fuel
based on actual results on oceangoing steamers and railway locomotives In California. It is also represented that the use of oil effects a
saving varying from 40 to 60 per
cent over coal as regards actual costs.
If the experiments prove successful
Vancouver will be selected as the
point for the location of an oil-storage tank, the California company
agreeing to erect the tank at its own
expense in the event of a ...ee site
being granted. The site would probably be some convenient point in the
yards contiguous to the waterfront,
whence the oil could be conveyed In
pipes to the various piers.
The company is also in possession
of a report showing the economy effected by adopting oil for fuel on the
steamer Iroquois, now under charter,
and used as a substitute steamer on
the Vancouver-Seattle run. It Is said
to be extremely satisfactory. The
boilers of the various steamers will
not hnve to be reconstructed If oil
as a fuel Is adopted. The only
change to be made will be the Installation of a feed pipe from which
the oil under pressure Is discharged
in a fine vapor. The same conditions
apply  to  railway  locomotives.
The idea of using oil by the C. P.
R. was first mooted In the spring of
1909, when the Princess Charlotte
failed to make the same speed she
developed at her speed trials in Scotland.
The White Pass & Yukon company is apparently increasing its business and has taken steps to prepare
for a heavier traffic next summer
than In the past. A new steamer Is
being built according to the reports
brought from the north. The keel
Is laid at White Horse and the steam
er will be ready for next year's opening of the Yukon.
This will give the company five
steamers in the summer service connecting with the railway and running to Dawson.
The recent change in the schedule
of the Grand Trunk Pacific boats has
proved a veritable boon to weekenders who wish to spend Sunday in
Victoria, says the News-Advertiser.
The Prince Rupert does not leave
until two ln the afternoon on Saturdays, which is late enough to permit
business men to round out the week's
work. The steamer reaches the capital before seven o'clock. Returning
she leaves at midnight Sunday, and
gets back to her dock ln Vancouver
early on Monday morning. Although but two trips have been made
on the new schedule, the public are
rapidly becoming familiar with the
advantage it offers for Sunday night's
boat brought a large list from Victoria. This helps also relieve the
congestion on the Charmer, which
has prevailed all Bummer.
The Lobnitz rock-crushing vessel,
being built for the Dominion government at Renfrew, Scotland, for use In
the removal of obstructions In Victoria harbor is to be completed ln
November, and will be shipped, probably by one of the Blue Funnel line
steamers. The rock-crushing vessel
is being built in sections and will
be put together in Victoria harbor by
employees of the constructors. Samples of the rock of the obstructions
to be removed were forwarded to the
Lobnltz company, and the hammers
used for crushing were made specially to deal with this material. The
craft is worked similarly to a stamp
mill, a twenty-ton hammer being
dropped at the rate of ten times a
minute by steam, pulverising the
rock. The hammer weighs twenty
When the rock crusher Is put together in Victoria harbor, probably
In February next, work will be started on Beaver and Tuzo rocks and
other obstructions In the vicinity of
Songhees Point, and on the east side
of the Indian reserve.
The steamer Princess May will be
repaired at the British Columbia
marine railway company's yards at
Esquimau, arrangements having
been made between the underwriters
and the Esquimau company yesterday afternoon. The Princess May has
been towed back to Esquimau from
the Inner harbor and work started.
The amount to be paid for the repairs to the steamer is no divulged,
but it is understood to be lower than
the tender submitted. When tenders
were invited for the repairs to the
steamer seven shipbuilding firms submitted bids, which ranged from $85,-
000, bid by the B. C. Marine Railway company, to $143,500 asked by
Hali Bros, of Eagle harbor. Two Victoria   firms,  one   Vancouver,     three
Seattle and one Portland firm submitted bids. When the amounts ot
the tenders were cabled to the underwriters in England the amounts were
considered excessive by the insurers,
and Capt. W. H. Logan, special agent
of the London Salvage association,
who is in Victoria looking after the
repairing of the steamer and settling
the dispute which has arisen with regard to the Yucatan, was Instructed
to enter into the best arrangement
he could.
He met the Bullen company, and
an agreement satisfactory to both repairers and underwriters was reached yesterday. The stranding of the
Princess May will prove expensive to
the underwriters, who have already
spent $35,000 in the salvage work
and Incidental expense. She will cost
the insurers in the neighborhood of
$115,000 befoer she is returned to
the owners. About sixty plates are
to be handled by the B. C. Marine
Railway company, about two-thirds
of them to be renewed, a new propelled bracket and tall shaft is needed, many frames, beams, floors, etc.
and ther is much interior fitting to
be restored.
est passenger steamers on short
routes in the United States. The Harvard, two years ago, made the run between Boston and New York in 14
hours and 40 minutes, and on her
trials the Yale made the trip In 14
hours. The mavimum speed of the
Yale on that occasion was 24.32
knots an hour.
for Skagway.
Prince Rupert for Vancouver.
Cottage City for Seattle.
Saturday, Oct. 8.—Humboldt for Seattle. ,
Princess Beatrice for Vancouver.
Sunday,  Oct.  9.—Prince Albert for
Monday, Oct. 10.—Princess Royal for
Prince George for Vancouver.
Prince Albert for Masset.
Incorporation  Has   Been  Effected for
Local Concern With Capital
of $50,00.
The Princess Royal on her trip
south this week had on board four
insane people who were being taken
south. On the way down, although
supposed to be carefully guarded,
one of them evaded his guard and
jumped through a window into the
water. The water seemed to bring
him to his senses again for he struck
out keeping himself afloat in a manner which indicated that he was a
first class swimmer. He was recovered but not until he had been a considerable time in the water. On the
way from Dawson the same man
leaped overboard into the Yukon.
Professor Fcsscnden Tells of Experiment With Wind and Sun Light
The fast turbine liners, Yale and
Harvard, which have been operated
by the Metropolitan Steamship company between New York and Boston,
on the outside route, have been sold
for service between Seattle and British Columbia ports and are to leave
on October 15 to be delivered either
at Seattle or Victoria. Announcement to this effect comes from Boston, where an official statement of
the sale has been made by the owners. The purchasers are not divulged, and shipping men have been
busily guessing.
The report is current that the two
fast turbine liners from the Atlantic
have been acquired by the Puget
Sound Navigation company for service between Seattle and Victoria,
and Seattle and Vancouver, to run
In opposition to the steamers Princess Victoria and Princess Charlotte
of the Canadian Pacific Railway company. Charles E. Peabody, vice president of the Puget Sound Navigation
company, when asked regarding this
report, refused to deny or affirm It.
"I have no Information to give out,"
e said.
In some quarters it was believed
that the two palatial eastern steamers had been acquired by the Canadian Northern Railway company for
a coast service. The two vessels are
under United States register, but
could be transferred to British register on payment of duty. The two
vessels have been for sale for some
time past. They have not been profitable In the Atlantic coast's service,
passengers not caring to make the
outside trip around Cape Cod when
the inner routes into Narraganset bay
offer as good service, with but a
single change. The buyers would find
a bargain in the two steamers, which
compare favorably with the two
three-funnel liners of the Grand
Trunk Pacific and the Princess liners
of the Canadian Pacific railway.
Tne Yale and Harvard are the fast-
The rteamship Bannockburn, Capt.
Dent, got away Sunday forenoon, after discharging all her rails for the
G. T. P. She sailed for Nanaimo to
take on coal after which she will proceed to San Francisco for a barley
cargo for the United Kingdom.
The Camosun is laid up for repairs
in the dry dock and will not make
her usual run to this port on Friday
While at the dry dock she will undergo a thorough overhauling, repairing and painting, so that she will
be all ready for the winter service at
an early date. A very Important alteration that is to be made is the rearranging of the staterooms. All the
berths In the rooms are to be made
four feet wide, arid will be much
more comfortable than the other
With these alterations it is expected that the Camosun will be one
of the most popular boats for the
winler service.
Professor Fessenden, a Canadian
gave before the British Association
a most lucid and intelligible account
of experiments he has made and of
theories he has worked out to show
that, both wind-force and sun-heat
can be used to produce electrical
energy.. "If we put up a number of
windmills along the cliffs around
England," he declared, "we could
get by their means the power required to run all the railways, manufactories, electric-light stations, etc.,
in Great Britain. With solar energy
we should not do quite so well," he
added, with a twinkle in his eye.
As for the cost of such power, It
would be cheaper than that produced
by steam or gas, and only dearer than
water power In districts where the
latter was very easy to get. He Is
about to erect In the United States a
3,000-h.p. plant of this nature. The
wind-vanes, 300 feet in diameter will
be placed on a tower 420 feet high.
Inspector  of  Electrical   Energy   Appointed by the Government
nt Victoria
To Arrive
Princess Beatrice from Vancouver.
Tuesday, Oct. 4.—Prince Albert from
Queen Charlotte City.
Wednesday,   Oct.   5.—Prince  Rupert
from Vancouver.
Cottage City from Skagway.
Thursday,   Oct.   6.—City   of   Seattle
from Seattle.
Prince Albert from Stewart.
Cottage City from Skagway.
Saturday,    Oct.    8.—Humboldt from
Princess Beatrice from Skagway.
Prince Albert from Masset.
Sunday, Oct. 9.—Prince George from
Monday,    Oct.    10.—Princess Royal
from Vancouver.
Prince Albert from Stewart.
To Depart
Wednesday,   Oct.   5.—Prince   Albert
for Stewart.
Cottage City for Seattle.
Thursday, Oct.   6.—City    of    Seattle
In the seven years, 1901 to 1908,
China's postal service expanded remarkably. The postal routes now
cover eighty-eight thousand miles,
and the post offices number three
thousand four hundred and ninety-
three, as against one hundred and
seventy-six in 1901, an Increase of
three thousand three hundred and
The latest Issue of the British Columbia Gazette contains notice of the
following appointments: —
To be notaries public: John Gil-
mour Hay, of the city of Vancouver,
barrister-at-law; Ronald McMillan,
of the City of North Vancouver; and
Noble Binns, of the city of Trail.
D. P. Roberts, of the city of Vancouver, to be inspector under the
"Electrical Energy Inspection Act,
1910," from the 15th day of September.
John Conway, of Stewart, mining
recorder, to be a deputy mining recorder for the Skeena River Mining
Thomas W. Mouat, of the city of
Nanaimo, official scaler, to be an assistant supervisor of scalers.
Donald McLean and John Stewart,
J.P., of Ladysmlth, to be members
of Ihe Board of Directors of the
Ladysmlth General hospital.
Among tiie companies Hint have
been Incorporated Is Ihe Prince Rupert Brewing and Malting Company,
Limited, with a capitalization of
$50,000 divided into $100 shares.
The other companies Incorporated
are: Alberta-British Columbia Grain
and Supply Campany; B. C. Mining,
Industrial and Development Company; City Cartage & Transfer Company; Dominion Land Corporation;
Hearn & Fox; Interior Land it Colonization Company of British Columbia; Mission Book Company; New
Empress theatre; Paterson Mercantile Company; R. Boyd Young Company; Standard Lumber company;
Swords' Advertising Service.
I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE thai cm Monday, the seventh day of November, A.D. 1810, at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, al  the
Court Room, Atlin, I shall offer for sale by public auction the mineral
claims in the llsi hereinafter set out, of tha persons In the said list hereinafter set out for which Crown Grants have been issued, for all unpaid
laxes accrued, due and payable on the thirtieth clay of June, A.Ii. 1910, or
On any previous dale, anil lor Hie costs of advertising and oilier expenses.
If Hie laxes and .expenses, including lice costs of advertising, ns set
out in said list, are not paid lo me before the clay of sale, the claims may
be sold to the highest bidder, nnd a conveyance executed ,lo 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 lo pay Ihe taxes and expenses, the land shall absolutely revert to the Crown, and the Crown Grants thereof shall he deemed
void and cancelled.
List Above Mentioned
Name of Claim    Lot N'o.
'Etia Extension'
"Ai Last"
"White liaby" j
Total ....
Registered Owner
or Grantee
C. F.o. Boenme
William Hass
William Cass
Taxes Pay- Expenses    Tola!
iblo .'Hull
!June 1910
" $42,60
and Amount
Costs ;     Due
$2.00 |  $8,60
2.00 I     8.50
2.00       11.50
Haled   at   Allin,   B.   C.
Atlin Posl Office, B. C.
$i;.imi    $28.60 '
tliis 30th day of September, A.D. 1910.
Assessor, Atlin Assessment District. t \
Tuesday, October 4, 1910
Items of General Interest From Centres in British Columbia.
New C. P. R. Hotels
Vancouver.—Mr. Geo. H. Ham,
superintendent of the publicity department of the C. P. R. was accompanied as far as Banff, Alta., by Mr.
Eainterfl chief architect for tlie railway company. Mr. Ham came on to
this city to spend a short time with
his daughter.
.Mr. Painter is at present engaged
on the proposed alterations lo the
C. P. R. hotel at Banff, where it has
been found necessary to make considerable extensions for the purpose
of accommodating the rush of tourist traffic which has set in during the
past two years. At present the facilities for handling the travel are
Inadequate, and the extensions are
to be hurried on to completion in
time for Hie tourist  season of 1911,
After Air. Painter has completed
hie arrangements in Banff he will
proceed to Golden.
According to Mr. Ham, the C.P.R.
Intends to make arrangements for a
miniature Swiss colony in a valley
near Golden. The Swiss guides at
present employed for the benefit of
tourists who wish to indulge in the
pastime of mountain climbing near
Golden and Banff, leave for their
native country to spend the winter
months. By establishing a model
colony near Golden, which will in
every respect be as similar lo tho
average Swiss village as landscape
architects can make it, Hie company
hopes to be able to hold Hie guides
in British Columbia ail the year
round. The company hns two valleys under consideration at present,
bul which one will be decided upon
will nol he known until Mr. Ham
joins Mr. Painter, which will be done
as soon as the latter lias finished his
work at Banff.
The C.P.R. is contemplating build-
twelve hotels across the continent
during the next year. One is to be
erected in St. John, N.B., and another
In Toronto. A new hole! is also lo
be erected in Golden, B.C., while Hie
remaining seven will be scattered
across  the continent,
William Haney, though the description of the former was remarkably
similar to that secured of Haney.
Esquimau Dock
Victoria.—Messrs. Bul'en, of the
B. C. Marine Railway company at
Esquimau, have submitted plans to
the Minister of Public Works at Ottawa for a graving dock to be built
at Esquimau at an approximate cost
of $3,000,000. The Esquimau company is applying for the government
•subsidy for drydocks, an annual payment of three and a half per cent on
the cost for a period of twenty-five
years. It is understood that a large
British shipbiulding firm is associated with the Esquimau company in
the enterprise, which will, it is understood, be part of a shipbuilding
enterprise planned for Esquimau in
view of the anticipated naval construction for the Pacific cruisers of
the Canadian navy.
Reminiscences of Goldwin Smith Reveals a Strange Stand
Easy Puss
Vancouver.'— information conies
rrom the interior that the G. T. P.
survey parties, which for Hie past
summer have been working along the
Fraser, seem to have directed their
attention to the Chilcoten country,
and are evidently seeking a pass from
Fort George by way of Chilco Lake.
A splendid pass with very easy construction and a low grade is said to
exist east of lice above mentioned
lake, anil a party of ten or twelve are
now busy doing exploratory work
I here.
In the current number of Mc-
Clure's Magazine appears the first
installment of the reminiscences of
the late Mr. Goldwin Smith. The
opening chapters deal largely with
the period of the war between the
North and the South, and a statement of great interest is here published for the first time.
At the time of the civil war Gladstone was a member of the British
government, and the astounding fact
is now revealed that in a letter to
Mr. Goldwin Smith, who was a warm
champion of''the North, Mr. Glad-!
stone proposed that if the North j
would let the South go, Canada |
mighi afterwards be allowed to en-!
ler the Union.
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 1V& miles west
from shore line, thence east 80 chains
thence south 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thenee 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  Norman   M.
Patterson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain  merchant, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following      described    iands:—Coni-
Mr. Smith's relation Imencing ai  a post planted about  7
of the incident is as follows:
"1 lived with those who could nol
be misinformed, and my conviction
is that the Britisli Government remained throughout unshaken in its
neutrality, and never for a moment
gave ear either to the solicitations
of the South or ot the promptings of
the Emperor of the French. Pal-
merston was a Tory, and his heart
may have been with the Southern
oligarchy.     On   the  Trent   affair  he
miles south from southeast corner of
ILot 227, and 1% miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
tlience soutii 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence north SO chains to
(point of commencement, containing
(HO acres|
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
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, thence
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 Beiijamin Os-
trander, of Fort William, Ont., occu-
drafted a despatch, instinct with hislpation grain merchant, intends to ap-
Bctter  Theatres
Victoria.—Air. Mare Klaw, of
Klaw & Erlanger has leased the Victoria theatre for three years, He
takes possession January 1. Air. Klaw
m'ii secure a location in Vancouver
Work will commence at an early
date on a new opera house which will
be erected opposite the parliament
buildings on Government street, on
a lot lying midway between Elilott
and Superior streets. The building
Is being erected by a local syndicate
and a lease extending for a period
of twenty years has been taken by
John Cort, the president of the National Theatre Owners association,
and head of the Northwest Theatrical
association. The contract calls for
the completion of the building by
January 1, 1911,
Prisoner Not  Maney
Victoria.—That the suspect now
held al Dillon, Montana, and believed
to he William Haney, the bandit,
who, with others, held up the C.P.R.
express at Ducks station in June last
year, and who a week later, near
Ashcroft, shot and killed Isaac Decker, - ■ clal constable, is not Haney,
bul anotl c r criminal with a long re-
tin    which luper-
"      :-;
Fort George School
Fort George.—The flrst government school here opened its doors to
the children of South Fort George
section, and the fact that sixteen
names were entered on the roll during the first day of its existence
shows how great was the necessity
jf such an institution here. The
school is temporarily in charge of
Mr. Cosgrave, a graduate of Prince-
ion university, who volunteered to
(111  the vacancy until   a    permanent
teacher eeuld ho engasad rather than
see the Opening date delayed. The
board of trustees recently appointed
is composed of A, 0. 1-Iamiiton, secretary; James Cowie, and Joseph
Boyer, all pioneers of this section.
The building at present in use for
the school is on Fourth street. A
proper school house will be built for
permanent use,
overbearing temper, which was happily modified by the Prince Consort.
But he was deeply pledged to the extinction of slavery. About the course
of the Duke of Argyll, Cornewall
Lewis, or Cardwell, there could be no
doubt. Of Gladstone's course and
his motives for it I have already
spoken. In him there may have
been a tincture of Liverpool. But he
sympathized with all struggles for
Independence. In a letter to me I"1
suggested thai if the North would lei
the South go, Canada might afterwards bee allowed to enter the Union.
1     suppressed     the    loller,   which   I
ply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3 V> miles west of shore
line, thence east 80 chains, thence
soutii 80 chains, thence west SO
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, conlaininfi
040 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 227, and
5 Mi   miles  west from    shore    line,
thence west SO chains, tlience soutii
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, occupatiou  accountant,  intends  to  apply
for permission  to purchase the following  described  lands:—Commenc- j miles south from southeast corner of
ing at a post planted about 9 miles Lot 227, and  3'/,   miles west  from
south of the southeast corner of Lot  short  line,   thence   west   SO   chains,
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 227, and 3% 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 William Curtis Llllle, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, intends to apply for
permislson to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted  about  7   miles     south
from  southeast  corner  of Lot  227,
and 3 %  miles west from shore line,
thence west SO chains, thence south
SO   chains,   tlience   east   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 John Russel
Smith, of Fort William, Out., occupation grain merchant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing  at  a  post  planted  about  seven
227, and 5 V2 miles west from shore
line, thence west 80 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence soutii 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.
thence north Su chains, thence east
SO chains, thence south SO chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, J.910. S30
Omineca Land District—District of
Coast, Range Five.
TAKE NOTICE  that E.  Lucas,
West Cariiie, Ont., occupation banker,
Skeena  Land   District—District
Queen Charlotte Islands,
TAKE NOTICE  thai   Agnes Smith,
TAKE \0' i .     ■ ■,,,-.„ !of i''cm  William,    Ont..,    occupation
of    Fort  William:  Ont.,     "~\\*l  wkl"»' >«"«*■ '» « ?  >"'' l*™is-
occupal ion
sion   lo  purchase  the  following de-
1    married woman, Intends to apply for;""     ', ,',",. '       ""■     "1B, Qe"
.permission to purchase the following fe^   * t^~?°B menei?,g    at    ?
^described lands:-Commencing a   a   '„ , .,"" "'7   ab,""   9   "'"7  To?
post planted about  7  miles south  of    """ ""  M""h,':'sl '""        Ji Lot 227,
Mine Manager Resigns
Merrltt.—James Gray, who has
been superintendent of the mines of
the Nicola Valley Coal and Coke company at Middleboro, has resigned
and is succeeded by Charles Graham,
late of Princeton, formerly of Nanaimo, B.C. Under Mr. Gray's direction the mines have experienced
substantial development, and are now
employing 350 men and producing
700  tons of coal daily.
Army  Remount  Farm
Kamloops.—Dominion land surveyors have been instructed from Ottawa to be on the lookout for a township suitable topographically for the
purpose of establishing an army remount breeding station in this province.
Mr. J. S. Campbell, who hns charge
of a party which has been making a
topographic geologic survey of the
coasl si ctlon of the Dominion railway
e la t four months,
tin   Pre ei
government was always ready, as
well il might lie, considering the loss
and suffering to which the war was
exposing its people,"
An Ottawa gentleman has returned from Great Britain and France
where he went in an effort to interest
capital in a system of boats which
have been planned by Mr. G. H.
Knapp, the author and designer of
Hie now famous Knapp roller boat.
The scheme which the British public have been invited to participate in
calls for the operating of a line of
boats between Halifax and Europe,
and while these boats are not to be
exactly on the same lines as the now
defunct roller boat, the ideas to be
put into execution are along similar
The Knapp roller boat is perhaps
the most famous and at the same
time the most remarkable creation
which has ever floated in Canadian
Cylindrical in shape, the craft was
expected to roll over the water and
as it gathered speed It was expected
at last it was thought that it could
to float higher and higher until
be made to float almost on the surface of the water.
Knapp, the'designer of litis ma-
cnlne, had his plans executed by the
Palson Iron Works company of Toronto, and al lasl the big tubular
affair   was   completed,     ' I a
■    ■   ■ '   ■
sengers wc
[he outer I
commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
Steven  McNeill, Agent
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27
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, thenee
south 80 chains, thence .east 40
chains, thence north SO chains to
point of commencement, containing
320 acres, more or less.
Steven McNeill, Agent.
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27
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 north-east corner of
Lot 443, thence west 20 chains,
thence south 20 chains, thence east
6 chains, more or less to high water
mark, thence following along the
high water mark to the point of commencement and containing 20 acres
more or less.
The Canadian  Fish  and  Cold
Storage Company, Limited,
j. 11.  Plllsbury, Agent
.   Dated June 20th, 1910. Jylji
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  five  miles  south
of the southeast corner of Lot  227
and two miles west from shore line,
thence 80  chains east,    tlience    SO
chains south, thence 80 chains west,
thence 80  chains north  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,    (Int.,     occupation
gentleman, intends to apply for permission   to   purchase   Hie   following
described  lands:—Commencing at  a
post planted about nine miles south
from the southeast corner of lot 227,
and 3% miles west from shore Hue,
thence east SO chains, tlience north
80   chains,   thence   west   80   chains,
thence south SO  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, Ont., occupation
agent, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
Iands:—Commencing at a post planted     about    nine   miles   south   from
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 isoutheast corner of Lot 227, and 3 ',4
south from the southeast corner of miles west from shore line, tlience
Lot 227, and two miles west from ! west SO chains, thenee south 80
shore   line,   thence  east   80   chains, ! chains, thence east SO chains, thence
thence north 80 chains, tlience west
80 chains, thence south SO 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'    Arthur    A.
Vickers,  of  Fort   William,  Ont,  oc-
north     SO   chains  to  point, of  commencement, containing  640  acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
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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 ihe following
cupation agent, Intends to apply for described lands:—Commencing a a
permission lo purchase the following pos, ,,,.,„„,,, .,,„„„ ,, m„ps S(),|t]l of
described lands:—Commencing at a!,hr south,,,-, corner of Lot 227. and
post planted aboul  five miles south  ::,L.   „„•,..   ,  .,   ,-,,„„    8hore   'n
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identifying   the   Dtnon    prisoner   as properties on a large scale.
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■1   unci,: Ills Sppi I "Sent
a Inventor of the affair, and this
i iwyer lel it be known thai Mr,
Knapp had by no means given up the
Idea of a successful roller boat. Pro-
ceedlngs  were  held   up,   Hie   Poison
to apply" for permis
h -tl lend
... d tc sua hti to abandon it. Bul nothing could mbve her
rrom her purpose, and this week she
sel sail, taking with her a handsome
marble cross to be erected over the
grave. If accomplished, the journey
will be one which no white woman
has previously achieved.
the   followin,     I ,]G_
;, nt  ic  scribed  I mmi nclng    at    a
plant-e        cut s :'
from soul uer of Lot 227 and
, '.    miles   west       i        shore     line,
.   nee ea t SO c hains, I hence north
'.ci   chains,   then e   west   80   chainB,
thence soutii  so chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
posl  planted aboul  9 miles .south -of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5 '-j   miles  west    from    shore    line,
in '  80 chains, tlience north
80  chains, tlience west    SO    chains,
thence  soutii  SO  chains  to point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 191.0. S30 .    -
Tuesday, October 4, 1910
Inspector Colin Campbell Will Inspect
Every Licensed Hotel in
Accommodation  for Travellers is to
be Kept up to the Highest
Mr. Colin S.' CamphUl, the newly
appointed inspectbr of provincial
police and chief Inspector of licensed
premises under the Liquor Act of
1910, is now in Victoria preparing
for his flrst inspection tour In his
new and dual official capacity in the
course of which every licensed hotel
and eevry provincial police office in
the province will receive a visit—a
purely Informal call, for the Inspector will drop in entirely unannounced, and prepared to accept and to
note conditions as they exist in every
day practice. The chief inspector Is
at present familiarizing himself with
eevry essential piece jf information
In respect to each license and each
license application; he will report
any sugegstlons he may have to offer
as the licensed premises or premises
proposed to be licensed are in their
order vlsted. He will also advise the
department as to the approximate
population in each license centre, In
order that the revised scale" of fees
may be arranged from the first of the
new year, in accordance with the
changed requirements of the act In
this connection.
It Is to be anticipated that from
the flrst of 1911, considerably Improved accommodation in the rural
hotels of British Columbia will be
noted by the travelling public, the
new law—the administration of
which rests largely with Inspector
Campbell—demanding as the minimum standard of accommodation In
order that a liquor license may be
held, that the licensed premises shall
A barroom used only for the purpose of and as a barroom;
A separate sitting room for the
use of guests;
A dlningroom, also altogether separate, apart from, and additional to
both barroom and sitting room;
At least seven bedrooms, each with
a floor area of not less than one hundred square feet (10 x 10 feet sq.)
and each properly, adequately, and
comfortably furnished for the use of
guests, to the satisfaction of the Inspector;
Adequate arrangements and facilities for ventilation and for the prevention of fire, and for egress and
escape from fire should such occur,
and for sanitation and drainage, also
to the satisfaction of the Inspector;
Adequate means for closing and
locking the barrooms during Sundays and other prohibited hours, to
the full satisfaction of the inspector;
Adequate accommodation for the
family and employees of the licensed
holder—the same to be to the satisfaction of the inspector;
Adequate and sanitary kitchen,
pantry and storeroom accommodation
—again to the satisfaction of the inspector;
Premises in connection with the
hotel containing stabling for six
horses, unless the inspector shall
specially certify that stabling accommodation is unnecessary, and
A proper hotel register and adequate arrangements and facilities for
the registration of guests and for the
recording of the times of arrival and
departure of guests.
The Inspect r in his rounds is required to see that all qualifications
demanded of licenses are fully fulfilled ln the fact, and that those portions of the law requiring that liquors be sold only in the original
bottles, pure and unadulterated—
refilling and re-labelllng being absolutely forbidden—are strictly observed.
These duties and functions of the
chief Inspector are probably not ns
yet clearly understood by the general
public, which recognizes the liquor
act as more particularly relating to
the conditions and costs of licenses,
the regulation of the sale, and the
restrictions of the abuse of liquor.
This is, however, but one side or one-
half of the purport and effect of the
.new liquor law, the two-fold objert
of which is to confine the use of liquor in proper channels from the
public standpoint and at the same
time to effectually guarantee a better standard of accommodallon for
the travelling public, In no other
way than under the license system
can such a guarantee of superior accommodations be secured.
Citizens of Fire Swept Place in Poo:
Shape to Face the Winter
ell Known  Mining Nan From South
Impressed With
In a letter received by Frank I.
Clarke, secretary of the Victoria Canadian Club, H. T. McLatchy, chairman of the finance committee which
has been administering the relief 1.1. is. Mackenlze Gives His Opinion
1 nnd  in  connection  with  the  Camp
Benares, the sacred city of India,
is visited annually by nearly I wo million pilgrims
bellton lire sufferers, says
Our population at the time of tiie
Are was about 5,400. By the fire
5,300 persons were rendered homeless, and every Industry destroyed
along with every business house,
churches, schools, halls, etc.
The loss is estimated at $0,000,-
000; insurance, $1,500,000. The insurance was very unevenly dlslrlbut-'
ed; the poor people had very little.
Six hundred families have applied for
and received small relief, through
out committee to look after the poor
and destitute. A very large proportion of these families ought to receive
assistance right through the months
of December, January, February,
•March and April and up to the middle
of May.
We have received 350 applications
for aid in building and we expect the
total number of applications will
reach four hundred.
We are building thirty houses for
the poor outright and expect that we
will have to build at least-duty—and
perhaps sixty.
Our actual needs are about as follows:—
Six hundred families aid between now and winter, $50
per family   $30,000
Assistance required to purchase fuel, clothing and
food  of the poor through
winter months    25,000
Erection of 50 houses at $300
per house    15,000
Assistance given towards
building, 200 persons $200
each     40,000
Assistance to 100 persons of
$100 each   10,000
Assistance given to 40 persons of $50 each      2,000
Total expenses in the administration of funds about..   10,000
Total     $132,000
Sixty persons refused aid.
The Item for administration may
appear large, but It must be remembered that we have had to build
sheds to receive all supplies coming
in, erect offices for the clerical staff
and committees, look after the sanitary conditions created by the fire
and to quite an extent guard the
townspeople who have been turned
out in the fields in tents Me have
had to wholly direct our relief affairs. We had no place to start
from other than a packing box.
I leave you to judge for yourself
what help we need—we have received in round numbers $95,000 in
cash and we hope it will reach $100,-
000. All supplies other than cash
have been about distributed.
Some idea of the cost to the Belfast harbor board of the launching
of the two giant White Star liners
may be gathered from a perusal of
the figures quoted at the meeting of
the board held a few days ago, negotiations between that body and
Messrs. Harland and Wolff regarding
tne facilties for the launch of the
vessels having reached a satisfactory
conclusion. It was announced that
the sum of £60,000 would be spent
primarily in order to insure the safe
launch of the new liners. When the
shipbuilders gave the ordinary notice to the board's engineering staff
for the dredging of the basin to a
sufficient depth for floating the
Olympic it was discovered that the
line of launch for that ship approached so closely to the Victoria wharf
as to endanger its stability. After
that difficulty had been satisfactorily
disposed of, it was found that the
vessels were of such great length that
the harbor would not permit of their
being turned with safety. The engineer was therefore, Instructed to
proceed with the excavation of an
embankment at the soutii end of the
west Twin Island to facilitate the
turning, at an estimated cost of
.C9.300. The net result was an expenditure of £23,000, but to that sum
there must be added £30,000 for-the
cost of deepening the Victoria Channel to a depth of thirty-two feet below spring tides. The board is also
pledged to two other schemes more
or less connected with tbe same object, viz., the construction of the embankment on the County Antrim side
of Ihe water at a cost of £18,000 and
tilling in and spreading the ground
reclaimed at a cost of £25,000.
of  the  Mineral   Section   on
Nearly six hundred thousand sycles
are manufactured ln the United
Kingdom In the course of a year,
and their value Is over $16,000,000.
A. B. Mackenize, a well known
capitalist of the province, who was
one of the pioneer mining men of
Rossland, and who knows British Columbia well, is well satisfied with
the prospects in the North. Recently
In company with J. Fred Ritchie, he
visited Hazelton and made an inspection of the mining properties there
and was so well satisfied that he
straightway invested. Speaking of the
country on his return south, Mr. Mackenzie said:
"Nine Mile Mountain, east of
Hazelton Is destined to be a great
silver-lead shipping camp. The surface showings are simply astounding,
twelve-foot veins with eighteen-inch
paystreaks averaging 50 per cent
lead and $200 ounces of silver per
ton not being uncommon. Scores of
claims, many of which promise to
makes mines, have been located. The
principal groups now undergoing development include the Silver Cup,
Sunrise and Lead King groups. I
was fortunate enough to acquire an
interest in the Sunrise," said Mr.
Mackenzie to the Vancouver Province.
"The whole country up there
seems to be very richly mineralized.
During the pa'st summer a number of
important discoveries of silver-lead
ore rivalling the outcrops of Nine
Mile, have been made on Four Mile
Mountain, within five miles of Hazelton. There has been quite a stampede to the scene and the camp will
no doubt soon occupy public attention. Prospecting there is no easy
matter as the surface consists of a
heavy 'wash.' The big veins that
were located luckily were exposed
owing to rock slides. The topography
is favorable to the driving of tunnels
which will enable claim-owners tc
tap the leads at great depth.
"During my stay in the North I
heard very favorable reports of the
progress of development of a number of claims In the Babine district,
including a group owned by Mr.
James Cronin of Spokane, the original owner of the St. Eugene mine at
Moyle ln East Kootenay. If my information is correct M. Cronin now
owns a still bigger bonanza capable
of shipping a vast tonnage of $400
ore. The principal values are in silver,, associated with lead running
over 60 per cent.
"There are many other Kootenay
old-timers engaged in mining in the
North. Mr. James Sword, M.E., is
credited with having secured a valuable group of copper-gold claims in
the Telkwa district, where diamond
drills are also being used in proving
up important coal measures. The
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway will
provide shipping facilities that will
make the whole northern country
hum with prosperity. Keep your
eye on Northern British Columbia
because it will soon be very much In
the limelight. And there are vast
regions which have not yet baen even
run over by prospectors."
The Westholme
Lumber Company, Ld.
We carry the largest stock" of
Building Supplies in the North.
Quotations given on short notice in all lines.
Rough and Dressed Lumber
Shingles and Lath
Mouldings and Cases
Doors and Windows
We handle Plaster and Lime at reasonable prices
Get our quotations for all classes of buildings.
Ready Nixed Paints,
Paints Ground in Oil,
Paints Ground in Japan,
=j Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply  |
g\       Company, Ltd.  thos. dunn, m*.        ^
Seventeen Cents a Day
Please read the headline over
again. Then its tremendous significance will dawn  upon  you.
An Oliver Typewriter—the standard visible writer—the most highly
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
The typewriter that is equipped
with scores of such conveniences aa
The Balance Shift"—"The Ruling
Device"—"The Double Release"—
"Tiie Locomotive Base"—"The Automatic Spacer"—"The Automatic Tabulator"—"The Disappearing Indicator"—"The Adjustable Paper Fingers"—"The Scientific Condensed
Yours For 17 Cents a Day
Wages and Hours of Labor on Roll-
ways Now Aiiirnged Under Act
A statement of settlements of
questions as to rates of wages and
hours of labor of railway men that
have been effected under the scheme
of conciliation agreed upon In November, 1907, was Issued as a Blue
Book by the British Board of Trade
It Is provided by the scheme that
any application for a change In rates
of wages or hours of labor of a class
of employees must first be made ln
the usual course through the officers
of the department concerned. If the
claim put. forward Is not mutually
settled, It can be referred to a sectional conciliation board, representing a particular group of grades Including the one affected. Failing
an agreement by that board, the matter can go to the central conciliation
board, representing all grades within
the scheme. Finally, recourse can
be had, if necessary, to arbitrallorl.
There are thus four distinct stages
at which it is possible for a decision
to be arrived at upon claims submitted.
In the various settlements arranged, every phase of the railway man's
life and work Is included, and though
it is generally pay and hours that
are affected, such matters as fhe supply  of old overcoats  to  fogmen   on
the Brecon and Merthyr Railway,
and the annual grant of one local
pass to all prlvers, firemen and their
families on the Cambrian railways
are touched upon.
The four railways that have not
adopted this scheme are mentioned in
the report, and there Is Included,
through the courtesy of the companies concerned, the decisions arrived at by an arbitration on the
North-Eastern Railway, and by direct
negotiations between the companies
and representatives of the staff on
the City and South London, Underground, and Metropolitan District
railways. The traveller on a "Tube"
train In London can thus learn that
the conductors and gatemen now get
two pairs of trousers, a jacket and a
cap per annum, and an overcoat
eevry two years. Their pay ranges
from 3s to 4s 6d per day. The men
who take him up in the lift get 3s 9d
to 4s 2d per day.
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 ln 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
novelty of the proposition. An impressive demonstration of the Immense popularity of the Oliver Typewriter.
A startling confirmation of our belief that the Era of Universal Typewriting Is at hand.
A Quarter of a Million People are
Making Money With
Proposal   Made   to   do   Away
State Parliaments
A bill for the abolition of the
state parliaments and the uniflcaton
of Australia under one central government has been introduced in the
House of Representatives. The measure provides for the dlvison of the
Commonwealth Into sixteen provinces
something after the manner of the
parliamentary divisions of Great
Britain. The prospects of the bill
passing are remote. Besides, it is
without Influential backing.
reporting on the public service of
the Commonwealth, the public service commissioners state that there
is a lack of a sufficient strict medical supervision of candidates. The
result Is that during the year $110,-
000 was paid In salaries to officers on
sick 'eave.
The New South Wales stale parliament has been dissolved by proclamation and a general election is
about to be held. The issue is a
clear-cut fight between the Liberal
and Labor parties.
American trade journals have given detailed accounts of the poured
cement houses which Edison tins perfected. Consul I,. .1. Keena, nf Shi-
huahua, now writes that nit architect of that Mexican city has also
patented "a method for making ce-
mi'iii houses all in one piece, cheaply, durably, and with ease of ecu.
structlon." The inventor has order-
ed apparatus from Germany, with
which lie will make a practical
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 forfeited 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 lo them upon
the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature of
the tenderer and enclosed In the envelopes furnished.
Tbe lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., September 7, 1910.
Examinations for the position of
Inspector of Steam Boilers and Machinery, under the "Steam Boilers
Inspection Act, 1901," will be held
at the Parliament Buildings, Victoria, commencing November 7th,
1910,    Application   and   Instruction
The Standard  Visible  Writer
The Oliver Typewriter Is a moneymaker, right from the word "go!" So
easy to run that beginners soon get
in the "expert" class. Earn as you
learn. Let the machine pay the 17
cents a day—and all above that Is
Wherever you are, there's work to
be done and money to be made by
using the Oliver. The business world
is calling for Oliver operators. There
are not enough to supply the demand.
Their salaries are considerably above
those of many classes of workers.
"An Oliver Typewriter in
Every  Home!"
That Is our battle cry today. We
have made the Oliver supreme In
usefulness and absolutely indispensable in business. Now comes the
conquest of the home.
The simplicity and strength of the
Oliver fit It for family use. It Is becoming an important factor in the
home training of young people An
educator as well as a money maker.
Our new selling plan puts the
Oliver on the threshold of every
homo In America. Will you close
the door of your home or office on
this remarkable  Oliver opportunity?
Write for further details of our
easy offer anil a free copy of the new
Oliver catalogue.    Address:
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•es:    Oliver   Typewriter
'g,  Chicago,  111.
NOTK i .eby  given  that  the
reserve oxn- on  Crown  lands  In
the vicinity of Babine Lake, and
forms f,i» be had on application to I situate In Cassiar District, notice of
fhe undersigned, to whom the former which bearing date June 80th, 1909,
must be returned correct]',- till, ci In, was published In the British Oolum-
t ot inter than October 24th, 1910. bla Gazette, dated July 2nd, 1908, la
Salary $180 per month, increasing al  cancelled,
the rate of $5 per month each year ROBERT A. RDNWICK,
to a maximum of $180. Deputy Commissioner of Lands
JOHN PECK, Lands Department,
Chief Inspector of Machinery, Victoria, li  C, June 18th, 1910
New Westminster, B.C.   ' (First Insertion July B.)
Tuesday, October 4, 1910
G. Starratt Makes Prophesy -With Respect to Prince
Rupert's Prospects From One Industry
Alone—Vast Enterprises to
Locate Here.
In no other branch of industry will
the completion of the G. T. P. have
more marked effect than In tisimig.
The completion of the road to this
port will create a wonderful fish centre which will be peculiar Inasmuch
as it will come at once into existence
and a trade will go forth over the
lines tributary to the G. T. P. in the
east that will represent immense
sums of money and spread the fame
of the city as the greatest fishing
centre on the Pacific coast.
The facilities for carrying this out
are being provided. The industry at
this port will be unique in that it
will spring at once into immense proportions. Prince Rupert will have no
snrcll beginnings as a fish shipping
point, it will centralize the fishing
trade of the north Pacific and become
famous the world over.
G. Starratt, the practical head of
the Canadian Fish & Cold Storage
company, now building an initial
plant at a cost of about half a million, when in the city a few days ago
gave some interesting facts with respect to Prince Rupert as a fishing
centre. He gave as his opinion that
on a very conservative estimate the
city in ten years would have 30,000
inhabitants dependent on fishing
alone. He was very emphatic in bis
prophesy and contended that there
was nothing at all to prevent this.
No one knows the situation better
than Mr. Starratt for it was his business ability that made the New England Fish company what it is today.
He built up that business and knows
tbe posslbillies of the iishing
grounds of this coast as no other man
knows them.
There are departments of the industry in this part of the coast that
are altogether neglected at present.
Among these is the herring fishing.
Within the past few years the herring
Industry at Nanaimo has come into
prominence in do small measure
through the efforts of Mr. Starrett's
brother. Last year alone there were
45,000,000 pounds of this fish handled at that port and made to contribute to the world's food suply.
Mr. Starrett says that what is done
at Nanaimo can be done here also.
There are just as good runs of that
fish in these waters as there are in
Nanaimo. The quality is the same as
will be proved when the taking of
them with nets from the deeper
waters is commenced.
Today the harbor of Nanaimo is
lined with tho curing quarters of
those engaged in the industry of putting up the herring, where only a
few years ago but one small concern
did the whole of the trade there. Unfortunately, however, the business of
the Vancouver Island port has passed
Into the hands of the Japanese in
too great a measure and the fullest
results are not obtained from It. In
speaking on the subject of making
the most of the fishing industry here
Mr. Starrett, ln common with Sir
George Doughty, gives a warning to
keep the Japanese out of it if the
best results are to be obtained and
make it an industry for the white
The halibut and salmon section of
tiie Industry Is more fully exploited.
These will constitute a very heavy
portion of the trade. In the salmon
line It Is interesting to note how the
Skeena River has come into her own
among the districts of the British Columbia coast. This year, according
to the best statistics available ln the
provincial department, the Skeena
leads all others with an estimated
pack of 180,000 cases. Lack of labor
and lack of tin for the packages also
prevented as full a pack on this river
this year as would otherwise have
been possible. The Fraser river in
one of its off years of course, only
put up 145,000 cases. In view of
the fact that that river has three off
years to every one good one, the comparison it not unfair.
Mr. Starratt, speaking of some of
the other branches of the industry
that have not yet been developed,
gives the information that, there are
many varieties of fish now not utilized at all that may be put to use.
The cheaper forms of commercial
sardines are but young herring, the
most prolific of the finny tribes.
Other excellent small fish that may
be utilized in a similar way abound
in the waters off this coast. The cods
of different kinds will also play an
important part in the commerce that
will be built up so that a great future
lies before Prince Rupert as a fishing centre alone.
There is no reason to doubt the
correctness of Mr. Starratt's estimate
of the population that must be resident here within a few years in consequence of the business connected
with the harvesting of the product
of the sea.
One of the most encouraging signs
in connection with the industry as far
as this place is concerned is the Interest that is being taken in the introduction of white fishermen to take
part in it. Sir George Doughty, who
aims at inducing Britishers to come
and make their homes here, will undoubtedly be successful in his efforts.
Press despatches tell of Interest being aroused among the fishermen of
Newfoundland in the same direction.
Mr. Starratt says that as head of
the New England Fish Company he
engaged white men who were paid
high wages. These men in many instances bought property in Vancouver where the headquarters- were located and have now considerable
wealth owning not only their own
homes, but renting houses which
were paid for out of the earnings
from wages received.
Joined with the other important
industries that must find their centre
here and the immense shipping trade
by land and sea, the prospects for
the future of Prince Rupert are such
as no other city has eevr had at so
early a stage In Its history.
Important Move .Made in Connection
With  Baptist Chilich  Here
A meeting of young men was held
last evening in the Baptist church for
the purpose of organiizng a brotherhood in connection with that church.
A very good start has been made in
the work. Already a great many
young men have expressed a desire
to join and do all they can to further
the work of a necessary organization
such as this in the city. The organization in future shall be under the
name of the Brotherhood of the First
Baptist  Church  of Prince Rupert.
The following officers have been
elected to form an executive committee to draw up a constitution and
look after the affairs of the brotherhood ln general: Hon. president, Rev.
W. H. McLeod; president, Harrison
to. Rogers; vice president, Clarence
Swindell; recording secretary, Wm.
Rellly; corresponding secretary,
Clyde H. A. Rogers; treasurer, A. R.
The object of this organization is
to promote physical, spiritual and
mental development among its members. It is hoped that this brotherhood wil fill, for a time, the place of
a Y.  M.  C. A. in this city.
A Sunday Baraca Bible class is also
to be held in connection with the
brotherhood, to which all young men
of the city arec ordially invited to
Judge Mclnnes Gives Decision Relative
to Liquor Regulation.
General  Provincial  Law  Has  Effect
in the City of Vancouver
Judge Mclnnes in Vancouver has
given an important judgment in connection with the appeal of George
Watson against, the magistrate's convictions of the Atlantic hotel for
selling liquor during prohibited
hours. Mr. J. A. Russell, counsel for
appellant, raised the preliminary objection that the regulations of the
new provincial liquor act did not apply in Vancouver, which was governed by its own licence bylaws.
Judge Mclnnes decided that the act
did apply to the city, though the city
had power to go still further If it
wished. This disposes of the preliminary objection, and the appeal will
have to be heard on tbe facts later.
Good   Season  in the  Bulkley Valley-
Farmers Have Excellent Hay
Aldermere is to Have Water Supply
From the River—Many Improvements
i Special Correspondence)
Aldermere, Oct. 4.—During the
past summer the people of the Bulk-
ley Valley have experienced splendid
weather—days of bright sunshine,
will: only a few days' rain. The settlers have "been making hay while
the sun shines" and the result Is excellent hay.
Although the season has been
somewhat dry, the timothy crop
would cut about two tons to the acre,
while wild bay would run about one
and a half.
Vegetables are a little below the
average on account of the dryness of
the season, but despite this, it should
prove a bumper year for the farmer,
as witli the advent of railway construction, the farmers should receive
good prices for their produce.
A   Water System
Many  improvements are  noted  ln
the towns of the Bulkley. At Aider-
mere many new buildings have been
erected. Broughton & MeNell, the
leading firm, are establishing a water
system, by installing an engine and
pump to force water from the Bulk-
ley river to the townsite.
At Telkwa a new story has been
added to the hotel there, making It
three storeys, while work will be
shortly commenced for erecting another store, a hospital and a church.
Mrs. A. J. Morris has returned
from Everett where she was called
by the death of her mother.
* *    •
J. Y. Rochester is convalescing
very satisfactorily, and is now able
to be about the streets again.
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Col. Mason, of Toronto, general
manager of the Home Bank of Canada, was a visitor to Prince Rupert
by the Prince George. He made the
trip for the purpose of acquainting
himself with conditions in the north,
and was delighted with the outlook
in this city.
A watch made for the Emperor
Charles V. ln 1530 weighed twenty-
seven pounds.
(Continued from Page One)
Considerable Work   is   Reported From
the Queen Charlottes This
Fish   Curing   Plants   Are   Active—
Wharves Being Built for Increasing' Trade
were. He released himself and on
the poiti'. cf strangling reached the
Agnew never saw Allen again. He
then devoted his attention to Blane
who was clinging to the canoe. Gilroy, who was about half way to shore
suddenly shouted. Agnew heard his
name mentioned, but did not hear
what else his friend said for he sank
at once. It is believed that he must
of experienced a cramp as he was an
excellent swimmer.
Although very much exhausted,
Agnew started for the shore with
Blane at one end of the canoe and
he himself at the other. Shore was
reached with the two men completely exhausted. They had to tramp
along the shore to reach the camp
and give the news of what had happened.
Since the time of the accident
every effort has been made to recover
the bodies of the drowned men. The
water Is about 100 feet deep at the
point and It Is expected that they will
be found. The bottom is believed to
be either sand or rock.
At last evening's meeting of the
city council the matter was introduced and It was decided to draft a suitable letter of sympathy to be tendered to the friends of the lost men.
Aid. Barrow who had been associated with the men In field work at
different times, spoke in the highest
terms of their ability.
Both of the men were of splendid
physique and had both seen active
service In South Africa.
In reply to a question of Aid. Hilditch, it was explained at the meeting
of the council that the party at the
lake is provided by the city with a
dory and other canoes. There was
no fault to be found with the equipment with which the men have to
. o	
"Son, the early bird gets the
"Yes, dad, and brings It home to
his children. Why don't you get out
and hustle?"
tSpecial Corresnondence)
Skidegate, Sept. 29.—Mr. Gilling-
iiam, superintendent of roads and
bridges on the Island, has just returned from Rose Spit. He has ordered one of his gangs to Miller
Creek, where a substantial bridge
about 150 feet long is being constructed.
Much good work has been done on
roads during the season, and settlers
are now more hopeful for the future.
A large three-masted schooner was
lately towed Into port by the Henriette. Both are now at the saw mill
loading lumber and timber.
Capt. Jacobson has remodelled the
steamship Ranger into a schooner
and is now ready to proceed to Victoria. His family intended to accompany him, but his daughter was taken
ill and will go down by the Amur,
acompanied by Mrs. Jacobson.
Mr. and Mrs. Faulkener have been
spending the last two weeks in their
old home in Queen Charlotte City.
They return soon to Vancouver.
Edward Colllnson, a Skidegate Indian, and expert wharf builder, has
taken the contract to repair the
wharf at Jedway. The contract price
is $1,000.
The Moulton Fish Company are
about to move and establish themselves about two miles outside Queen
Charlotte City. The site chosen Is
well suited for the business.
Mr. Drain, one of the enterprising
farmers of Graham Island, has forwarded a large number of exhibits
from his farm to the Westminster exhibition, consisting of grains, grasses,
vegetables and fruit.
Mr. John Cook, of Talel, lately purchased three fine horses from E. C.
Stevens at the Sand Spit, and has
now taken the contract to supply the
Moulton Fish Company with piles.
The company expect to operate a cold
storage and a refining plant.
New wharves have been constructed by the Dominion government at
Skldegate Indian village to serve settlers on the east coast, and one at
Queen Charlotte to serve the town.
Mr. Thos. Deasy, Indian agent
from Masset, spent a few days at this
end of his agency.
Considerable development work is
being done on the mine adjacent to
the Indian reserve. Several men
have been busy all summer.
Messrs. McLellan and Bownie have
erected a commodious and pretty
house on Lena Island about two
miles from Queen Charlotte City.
Mr. Alex Faulds, coal expert, was
here last week looking into the coal
of the island.
Mr. Nestelle, from Jedway, came
up on tho Amur to engage men for
certain work about to be undertaken
by his company.
Will Shorten Winter Trip Into Dawson
and the Yukon Territory.
Reported That Travel by Way of the
Horse Sleighs Will Soon be
Thing of Past
Arrivals from the north by the
Princess Royal brought news that the
prospects are that the winter stage
line In which horses and sleighs are
used will soon be a thing of the past.
Capital has been Interested in a
scheme for a sleigh driven by power,
making In reality a winter auto service which is to be put Into service.
Representatives of those Interested are now south making arrangements for putting the new service In
and this winter will see It In operation, It Is expected.
The new method of conveyance
would very materially shorten the
time of making the trip and the feasibility of the proposition has been
fully proved.
Carpets, Chairs,
Fruit Jars
Second Avenue and Sixth Street
Entrance on Sixth Street
Prince  Rupert  Private   Detective
N.  McDonald,  Manager
All kinds of legitimate detective work
handled   for companies  and  individuals.     Business strictly confidential.
P. O.  Box 803 — Phone 210
Office at H. B. Rochester, Centre St.
Is handled by us.  AH orders receive
prompt attention.  Phone No  68.
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See Us For Investment
Rupert City Realty & Information Bureau, Ltd.
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
British Columbia:
\OV 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, 1908, 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
W. Patmore, Barrister-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 within 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 ln the said
Dated 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 streets, Victoria,
British Columbia. S27
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NOTICE is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown Iands 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 In so far as
said reserve relates to lots numbered 1519, 1518, 1517, 1516, 1515,
1510, 1507, 1506, 1506A, 1503 1501,
1502, 1512, 1511, 1506, 1504, 1513,
1514, 1509, 1508, 1530, 1527, 1528,
1529, 1531, 1532, 1533, 1534, 1535,
1537, 1539, 1536, 1538, 1640, 1641,
1544, 1543, 1545, 1546, 1542, 1647,
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.)
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The British war metal having most
clasps is the Peninsular. The full
number is twenty-eight.
"Brown has wired me to send him
up some fishing tackle."
"A nuisance, isn't Is?"
".V; that Isn't It; but I can't remember whellier he favors Scotch or
Once, while visiting the wounded
men in the field hospital, Dr. Brln-
dle came upon one poor fellow who
was groaning wildly.
"Come, my poor fellow, bear the
pain like a man,' said the chaplain.
"It's no use kicking against fate."
"Bedad, you're roight," murmured the sufferer with a shadow of a
smile, "especially when It's the fate
of an army mule."
There's nothing about a set of
harness that requires such careful
attention, ln 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 Soapi
and Dressings.
The Roland Rooms
Splendid Accommodations
Newly Furnished
Hot baths;  right down town;  good
table board all round


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