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PRINCE RUPERT, B.  C,  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1910.
Price, Five Cents
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FINANCES  OF CITY
Council Takes Steps to Change Banks
-Bylaw Introduced for
Purpose
Charles M. Hays Objects to Wording
of Advertisement for Tenders in
London Papers
Last evening at the meeting of the
city council a telegram was read from
Charles M. Hays with respect to an
advertisement of the city calling for
tenders for the sale of debentures.
The message was dated November
17 and read as follows: —
"Fred Stork, Mayor, Prince Rupert.
"An advised by our Loudon office
Prince Rupert is advertising in London papers for tenders for $500,000
stating that our asessment is $7,300,-
000. Since the amount of the assessment is to be contested, it is misleading and unless the advertisement is
withdrawn we shall explain public
the position.      CHAS. M. HAYS."
The clerk announced that the following message had been sent In re-
pry:—
"Chas. M. Hays, Montreal.
"Adv. referred to in your telegram
was ordered  withdrawn October 26.
F. H. MOBLEY, Acting-Mayor. '
Change of Hanks
On the introduction of a bylaw on
NEW  DIGGINGS
From Nome, Alaska, come
glowing accounts of the richness of the ground on Squirrel
river. These have aroused
much interest and the movement to th new diggings has
assumed the proportion of a
stampede. Sixty thousand
dollars' worth of gold has
been brought down from the
Squirrel river district since
the stampede started.
motion of Aid. Pattullo to authorize
the borrowing 'from the bank from
time to time sums to the amount of
$125,000 ou the security of the
taxes payable this year to the city,
the chairman of the finance committee explained that this bylaw simply
took the place of the former bylaw
for meeting the general expenses of
city government. Aid. Pattullo further slated that the council found it
advisable to pay off the Bank of Commerce and make arrangements for
the Bank of .Montreal to carry the
current account for the city. That
bank was currying other special accounts for the city and il was advisable to bring them all to the one
bunk.
Aid. Hilditch, upon the motion to
go Into committee on the bylaw, expressed the view that this was rather
railroading this matter through
when so much seemed to be involved.
It was proposed to change accounts
from one bank to another and to borrow $125,000. He did not know
whether there was that value of taxes
still outstanding.
Aid. Pattullo said that he did not
wish to hurry it up. There were
$183,345.61 of taxes due to the city.
The council went Into committee,
however, and In a general discussion
the question of the G.T.P. taxes and
Its relation to the borrowing power
came up.
It was felt by Aid. Pattullo that
this did not need to enter Into the
question.
Aid. Mclntyre felt that It did enter Into It, although he agreed that
the council did not need to consider
It ln connection with this bylaw. The
bank would make such allowance as
It saw lit on that score and the borrowing power of the city was just
that much reduced while this taxation was In dispute.
City's Standing
Before the committee rose, Aid.
Pattullo explained that according to
the finances at present It looked as
though at the end of the year when
"all the Indebtedness was diverted to
local Improvement account that properly belonged there, especially If the
sewer expenditure was taken away
from general revenue and put ln a
special fund there would be a surplus. This was possible even without any revenue from the G.T.P. Mr.
Hays had offered $5,000 In taxes but
In view of the fact that the proposal
was $100,000 It was more reasonable
to suppose that $25,000 would likely be paid by the company on this
account.
The bylaw was reported.
SEWERING QUESTION
Aid. Hilditch  is  Fearful  That  There
Will be Little for Outlying
Streets.
The   Council   Will   Have   to   Settle
Upon a Policy Relative to Putting   in   System
The sewer question will have to
be grappled with at a very early date
by the city council as scarcely a meeting of that body passes without
something relative to the matter
coming up. In the meantime any
such worl*. is done out of general revenue, but in case it is decided to provide for the funds otherwise the
necessary change will be made.
Last evening the question came up
on a recommendation of the city engineer that as an embankment was
to be put in .on Fraser and Eighth
streets it was recommended that the
sewers be put in first so as to avoid
a large expense later on. He recommended the purchase of the necessary sewer pipe, etc., together with
other piping, the whole amounting to
$13,214.22.
Aid. Hilditch felt that if these
sewers were to be ordered along as
the recommendations came, he could
not see where the money was to
come for roads in the outlying sections. Unless there was money available he thought, some provision
should be made to withhold sufficient
to do some work in the outlying
parts of the city.
Aid. Lynch felt that something
should be done to decide upon a general scheme of sewer laying.
Aid. Pattullo explained the difficulty experienced In getitng money.
The Bank of Montreal he felt would
advance more. This pipe required
for the section now under discussion
would cost $5,900 only. He felt that
nothing should be done to discredit
the city's standing. It was difficun
enough for the council under the
best of circumstances. He made reference to the message of Charles M.
Hays read before, which be d'd not
think was what should have been expected in view of the fact that the
statement complained of was inserted for the direct purpose of avoiding
any misconception in the matter.
Later on before being referred to
the committee, Aid. Pattullo said
the work had to be done. It had to
be financed.
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PILOTS FOR PORT
Board of Trade Recommend the Appointment of Local
Authority.
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HON.  RICHARD McBlURE
The popular Premier of British Colli mbin who seems destined to be drawn
Into  Dominion politics.
SIGNIFICANT REFERENCE
TO  HON.   RICHARD McBRIDE
('apt. McCoskrie Gives A alunble Suggestions to Business Men on
the Subject
As a result of the investigations
which Capt. McCoskrie has made for
the Board of Trade in the matter of
a pilotage authority, it is highly
probable that there will be such a
body appointed for Prince Rupert.
At a meeting of the Board of Trade
on Saturday evening, Captain McCoskrie addressed the board on the
matter, explaining the advantages to
be derived from such a board and
removing many of the objections that
had seemed to exist to it.
He pointed out that Vancouver
pilotage authority had expressed a
readiness lo extend the scope of lis
district so as lo embrace Prince Rupert. This would not be advisable
and he urged also that steps might
well be taken to ensure protection
to  shipping before some vessel pro-
(Continued on Psge Eight 1
WILL NOT ATTEND
(Special to The Journal) *
Victoria,   Nov.    22.—Premier *
McBride will be unable to at- *
tend the conference   of    the *
provincial premiers at Ottawa *
in December  owing   to    the *
near approach of the opening *
of the legislature.    The con- *
ference is to discuss the num- *
ber of representatives allotted *
to each province in  the Do- *
minion house. *
*
At the provincial convention of the
Conservative     party   in  Nelson  last
week, significance  was given to  the
continued rumors of the past year or
more    that    Hon.  Richard   McBride
would before many years seek higher honors and broader opportunities
of usefulness in the Dominion arena,
a    probability - which has been  still
more favorably discussed throughout
Canada since the visit to the coast of j
Sir  Wilfrid  Laurier  in  August  last. ]
It was significantly and semi-ofrieial-
ly suggested at the opening session |
of the fourth annual convention of
the British  Columbia  Conservatives I
at  Nelson,   when   upwards   of   three
hundred stalwarts of the party gath- j
ered from all parts of the province:
to discuss questions of party, provin-1
cial and incidentally national policy,
in  connection   with  the  progressive
activities of the association.
The  suggestion  that  the  popular
provincial  prime  minister  may  not \
overlong confine    his    unquestioned!
talents   to   the   provincial   Held   was 1
voiced    by   Hon.  William  R.  Ross,
junior member of his cabinet, in acknowledging   felicitations   upon   his
recent elevation   and  promising  his
whole-hearted   endeavors  to  do  his
utmost for the good  of British  Co-
IN THE PUBLIC EYE
Prince Rupert  is Looked Upon in   the
South as a Stable
City.
Mayor Stork   I let urns   From  un   Extended Trip as Far as
Seattle
Mayor Stork accompanied by Mrs.
Stork and members of their tmnlly
returned to the city last evening alter a visit extending over a few
weeks in Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle. His worship says liis trip was
one largely of pleasure with a little
business  intermixed.
He found Vancouver a place of
business, with Seattle rather quiet.
Everywhere, however, he found
that Prince Rupert was recognized
as a coming place.    There Is no scc-
lumbi 1 in the administration of his
department. He reciprocally congratulated the association upon its excellent organizaMon and prospects, and
then touched lightly upon national
politics. He pointed to numerous
signs of liberal disintegration and remarked:—
"The Liberal party in Canada is
just now at the top of the toboggan
slide—if indeed it has not already
begun the swift descent. We all know
where the plunge will leave that
party at the next elections. With the
achievement of power of Mr. Borden
and his party, a policy will be inaugurated and consistently maintained which must greatly accelerate
the development and the prosperity
of the Dominion. And when the time
comes for Mr. Borden to select his associates and colleagues in government," the provincial lands minister
added, "we can offer him one or rwo
good men from this Western province. We can send to the national
capital at least one man, who, in
statecraft, in farsightedness, in
staunch Canadianism, in the enjoyment of the fullest confidence of the
people, is the equal of any. We can
offer at least one man thoroughly
capable of filling with distinction any
position at Hie executive board ot
Canada. And when I say 'any' such
position," the minister added, with a
brief pause and significant emphasis,
"I mean 'any'."
The suggestion was received with
prolonged applause as was every appearance of or reference to the provincial first minister, while in a resolution unanimously adopted, expressive of especial approval of the
course adopted by Hon. McBride and
liis government in Ihe official enter-
tainmeni of Sir Wilfrid Laurler at
Victoria, reference was made to the
effect towards unification of true Canadianism that must arise out nf
"such 11 welcome from the great leader of one party to the great leader
of the other."
The chosen officers of tbe Conservative Association for the year
were: Hon. presidents, R. L. Borden
and Premier McBride; president, W.
W. Foster, Revelstoke; first vice-
president, W. M. McKay, Vancouver;
second vice-president, Osborne Plun-
kelt, Vancouver; secretary, John B.
Wiliamson, Vancouver, re-elected;
treasurer, II. V. Edmonds, New Westminster, re-elected.
The ominion riding representatives
on the executive are: Comox-Atlin,
II. Doyle; Kootenay, Capt. Armstrong; New Westminster, to. N
Carter; Vancouver, Geo. E. Williamson; Victoria, Leonard Tail; Yale-
Cariboo, to. T. Sliatford; Nanaimo,
A,   Plants.
OVERCOME BY   GAS
Workman Met   Death  at   Camp
Hazelton in Unusual
Way.   ,
Near
Largest Aerie   of   Eagles in Canada
Instituted at  Inland
Town
1 Special to The Journal)
Hazelton, Nov, 22. At 11 coroner's
Inquesl here over the death of a
Montenegrin named Mike Mowvitch,
a verdict of accidental asphyxiation
was brought in. Mowvitch entered
Coyote Hole In Ross's camp after a
large shot had been tired. He was
brought out dead.
Instituted Eagles
Hazelton Aerie Fraternal Order of
Eagles was instituted last evening,
Dr. Slocum officiating. Over one
hundred and twenty members were
present. It is the largest charter
membership in Canada.
Owing to a delay to the supplies
occasioned by the closing of navigation on the Skeena, Dr. Slocum was
unable to institute until last night.
A banquet was held later in the New
Hazelton hotel.
CONGRATULATIONS
Aid.    Pattullo    Suggests    Extending
Such   Sentiments
The question of the G.T.P. taxatioi
came up at last evening's meeting
In a very casual way. A'd. Naden
wanted to know if anything was being done.
Aid, Hilditch thought there should
be no longer delay than possible. Tha
present council sho'uld try to settle
this.
It was asked if any reply had been
received from the Board of Trade
when a negative answer was received.
Aid. Naden said that altered It. He
thought such a reply would have
been sent. The Board took the
ground that, having brought the
council and the railway company together it had accomplished its object.
Aid. Pattullo thereupon expressed
the though! that the Board of Trade
should be congratulated for bringing the council and the G.T.P. together.
Aid. Naden did not know that this
was exactly what was the Intent of
the resolution,
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LOSS   IS   AVERTED
Beatrice Arrived in T'me to Save G. T. P.
Rolling Stock  Kesr
Alert Bay.
ond thought as to Its being a stable
city with a great future. Men who
have been nortli recently were highly pleased with the outlook. The
civic work, his worship feels, is having its beneficial effect in impressing
visitors with ihe idea that the place
s going ahead.
Asked as to his intentions with
respect to he mayoralty which it was
fell might have been prominently in
his mind during his visit, his worship
said with a laugh it was too early to
say anything yet. There was yet plenty of time to consider that question.
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A social evening will be given in
Hie Methodist church on Wednesday
evening under the auspices of the
Epworth league. The programme
will be in charge of Miss Kergin, who ;
has been elected to direct the social
department of the league. Come and j
bring your friend. The social begins
at eight o'clock, Wednesday evening,
November 23. Strangers are welcome.
WILL  HANG TOMORROW
(Special to The Journal)
London, Nov. 22. The Home
Secretary bus refused to intervene in the Crippen case.
Dr. Cripepn will be hanged
tomorrow. Miss Leneve visited the condemned man on
Monday, which was the first
meeting since sentence was
passed on him. Both wept for
several minutes at the meeting.
Dr. Crippen still professes
to believe that something will
transpire before the time of
execution to prove bis innocence.
The Kaien Island Club is to hold
its second monthly dance on Thursday evening at the club quarters,
Members are kindly asked to be present.
ig Escort And Her Tow With Cars
on Board Hail Been Driven on
Rocks During Storm
The C.P.R. steamer Beatrice, Capt.
Whitley, which reached port Inst
night was able on her trip north to
relieve the tug Escort and the car
ferry used for conveying rolling
stuck north for the G.T.P., from a
dangerous position.
During a storm the tug and its tow
wiib aeveral cms on board, including
passenger coaches and box cars, had
1 n driven onto a reef In Johnstone
strait. Here both the tug and the
ferry were aground nnd helpless. A
drop in tin- tide would have been attended with disastrous results to the
ferry and its trelghl of cars at least
The Beatrice came along just in
time before the tide began to ebb
and was able to tow both off the reef
and take them to Alert Bay, about
fifteen miles distant. Here necessary repairs will he made.
So imminent was the danger supposed to be thai the crew had got
■ill their belongings off and put them
ashore in anticipation of having to
desert the vessels.
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STRIKE ORDERS
Federation of Labor Refuses to Pass
Radical Resolution
(Special to The Journnl)
St. Louis, Nov. 22.—The Federation of Labor declined to adopt a
resolution, the purpose of which was
to centralize in Its officials the power
to call a strike In given localities. THE   PRINCE  RUPERT  JOURNAj.
Tuesday, November 22, 1910
PROBLEMS TO   FACE
The Head of Salvation Army on Influx
Population to This
Country.
Some of tbe Obstacles That Must Be
Overcome in the Prairie
Sections
Commissioner Coombs, head of the
Salvation Army in Canada, who is
now engaged in a study of the immigration situation in the west, predicts easier conditions for settlers
who come to tills country a few years
hence. He says that In two years
more the available, meaning thereby
the desirable, free homesteads in the
three provinces will have been practically all taken up as a result of
the heavy inl'ux of people from all
parts of Europe, from the United
Stales and from eastern Canada.
Close settlement of the country will
then begin in earnest, especially in
Manitoba. The movement westward
from this province will cease, and
the people living here will be content
to make the most of their opportunities instead of moving to free land in
Saskatchewan or Alberta, says a Toronto Globe correspondent.
Commissioner's Impressions
The Commissioner is accompanied
on his present trip by Col. Lamb,
who is in charge of the Army's emigration work in Engand, and the
study of the problems involved in the
transferring thousands of people
from one side of the globe to the
other is their chief concern. From
their experience in the past and from
the wider sphere of usefulness permitted by thir grappling with the
whole question of colonization and
settlement these officers are in a
position to discuss the immigration
outlook with some degree of authority. Commissioner Coombs is unfortunately in poor health at present
and on that account he is not speaking publicly. But he has intimated
in a tew sentences his impressions of
the probable effect upon living conditions in the west of the rapid and
continuous influx. His views are
most encouraging.
Families Live Nearer
The fact that families on the
farms throughout tbe west will be
located so much closer together appeals to the Commissioner as an import consideration, and there is no
question that a nearer approach to
density of population in the rural
communities will be decidedly advantageous. "Splendid isolation"
may be a fine thing from a naval or
military point of view, but it has Its
drawbacks on the prairies. Better
schools, better churches and better
opportunities for social enjoyment
are furnished where there is a close
grouping of settlers. There is no
denying thai colonies of communities which attempt to combine rural
and village life have serious disadvantages both for themselves and
for the country at large. Particularly
is this true in the case of foreigners
where no attempt at assimilating
with the main body of the population
is made. Bul to the question as to
whether farm houses should be five
miles apart or one mile apart there
ise only one answer. Man is a most
sociable animal, and he likes to think
that liis neighbors are fairly close.
The day of seven-league boots has
passed, and airships are not yet commercially feasible. In olden days
little or nothing might have been
thought of spending hair a day In
making a trip to the next "homestead," and spending another half-
day in the return journey. But that
time is no more. The farmer will
rejoice to know that his fellow-worker is within easy distance, and in
the winter evenings there will bo
many occasions when they can en-
Joy each other's company.
Ilasi> 1'i.r Enthusiasm
Tin- results, Immediate and ultimate, which will flow from the closer
lettlemenl of the country are dlffl-
nit to estimate. There Is basis for
plenty of enthusiasm in tliis connection. Commissioner Coombs Indicates one of the greatest consequences when he mentions the intensive cultivation of the land, it has
been said many a time and oft. that
the soil In the west was barely
scratched. The farmer who has
wrenched every muscle in bis body
while following the plough does not
think so, but In a relative sense the
expression fits the situation fairly
well. Where so much land is to bo
cultivated the amount of attention
jlvon to one quarter section, for Instance, is bound to be limited. Tho
tame urea, however, when cultivated
by three tlms the number of farmers Is certain to receive better car
As the value of farm land increases
:n '.he three prairie provinces the
owners will see lo it that they obtain
a larger proportionate return. There
is no reason to doubt that this can
be accomplished, and up to the present it has not been undertaken extensively because ordinary methods
seemed to answer the purpose.
Great Change Involved
A development of intensive cultivation means a great cnange for the
people, not only on the farms, but
in the cities and towns. When settlement is close the need of bringing
hams from Chicago and from England, butter, cheese and poultry
from Ontario, mutton from Australia, and fruits and vegetables from
British Columbia and California, will
have disappeared. These articles of
everyday use will be produced in sufficient quantities in the immediate
vicinity of the centres of population
to meet all demands, and perhaps—0
joyful thought!—there may be some
to spare. This fall tbe people of the
prairie provinces are shipping to the
markets of Ontario trainloads of cattle, breaking up their herds. There
is a fair prospect that next spring the
same cattle, or a large proportion of
tliem.e will come back in carcas
form to be consumed by the people
of the same prairie provinces. Under
the coming regime of farming activ
ity the community that needs beef
will raise cattle.
Apostle of Agriculture
Commissioner Coombs says that an
apostle of agriculture is needed in
Manitoba at the present time. He
does not find fault with what has
been done in spreading the knowledge of scientific farming, but he believes that the present system does
not go far enough. "Practical demonstration," he says, "ought to be made
of the value of Intensive farming
In Ontario it has been demonstrated
that with proper scientific methods
and good care the fruit crop can be
trebledfl Farmers often think that
they know it all, and it requires a
great deal of effort to convince them
that they do not. But there are men
in the world who know more than
they do. Experts must be sent out to
show the farmers what may be
done."
Social Conditions
The improvement of social conditions is, aftei all, the greatest boom
that can be conferred upon the western farmers. Material gains may
count, and they must be a factor,
but a man cannot be said to be happy, even with a fortune, when he is
denied the ordinary opportunities of
communing with his fellows. Studying nature is a beautiful theme, and
it has its bright side. The touch of
human companionship, however, Is
the element that helps to illumine
the life of the plodding husbandman
and the rapid settlement of the
plains is a development most comforting to him. Nor is the point of
view of the man to be considered
alone. The position of the woman is
worthy of more than a passing
thought. It is on them that the lack
of sociability in western farm life
most heavily falls. Most of the
pioneers in this country can testify
that they owe much, or all, of their
success to the sacrifices which the
women made in helping to build up
homes In a new land. The enjoyments and comforts of the women
will increase as the years go on, and
no one will say that this phase of
the improved conditions will come
too soon. The closer settlement to
which Commissioner Coombs rightly
ascribes so much Importance will be
worth while if It helps to relieve the
monotony and dullness of woman's
existnee in her prairie home.
IS PROUD OF CANADA
Tommy Burns was Idolized in Calgary. He was even given a job for a
day of editing one of the papers there
and here is what he says about himself: "Home time ago the American
papers were slinging dope at me to
the effect thai I was not so popular
u champion ns others, and the reason
this was true was because 1 was not
an American. They Btated that because 1 am a Canadian I did nol gel
the big hand thai I would have received if I had been born in the United States. Tbey also said that I hurried across the ocenn to Los Angeles
to have my child born on American
soil. This is some of the wildest con
1 heard. I am a Canadian, and I
am proud of it. Some people state
that I took out papers of citizenship
over on the other side, but that Is
not true. I have a lot of good friends
over In the United States, but I know
If I had been an American when I
was a champion I would have been
more popular with some of the sporting editors over there. My home has
been In Los Angeles, and ii is quite
natural that my child should be born
there. If I could change my minimality   today,   I   would   not   do   It,
r a good Canadian is stuff you don't
find everywhere you travel."
CURE FOR POVERTY
Single Tax Advocate Sets Forth the Advantages of That
System.
Henry George, Jr.,   of   Boston,   Explains to Toronto Audience
Some Features
In the course of a speech delivered
In Ford Hall, in Boston, recently,
Henry George, Jr., set forth a
cure for poverty which is worthy of
our Canadian consideration. He
said: "If I could cure a case of virulent disease you would call me a
great man. Yet I show you how to
get rid of poverty. If you will but.
turn men loose on the virgin soil,
held for speculation by the rich, an
imperial race will spring forth, and
this will be a land such as your fathers never dreamed of. Civilization
is being choked by land speculation,
which the single tax will abolish."
While we may not all agree with
the positive statement of the last sentence, or share the confidence of
Mr. George that the taxation remedy
proposed by his illustrious father
would absolutely abolish poverty,
states Hamilton Spectator, recenty,
we may at least wisely consider the
wisdom of the general proposition
made In the sentences quoted. They
indicate what is beyond any doubt
the direction from which will ultimately come the solution of the
great poverty problem of the modern world. Even in this new country of ours we cannot too soon take
steps to guard against the social conditions which have invariably come
with population and congestion.
With the proposition that all
wealth comes from the land no one
can disagree. There is nothing which
contributes to the comfort or convenience of mankind, but comes directly or indirectly from the soil,
The food we eat, the clothes we
wear and all the apparatus of human
existence from a spoon to a piano
comes by various processes and
paths from the one great storehouse
of nature. The diversity of the
forms taken by the products of the
soil Is illustrated by the entangling
problem of youth, as to how grass
could become bristles on a pig's
back, feathers on a fowl and hair on
a rabbit.
It is also evident that there is
enough In the storehouse of nature
to supply the needs of mankind. The
blame for poverty cannot be placed
on nature. If the poor in city slums
shiver this winter it is not because
there is not coal enought in the
earth to keep all warm.| If any
child hungers, it is not because the
broad bosom of the earth is not
able to suckle all its human children.
If any one lacks luxuries, it is not
becaus-, the earth is not sufficiently
rich to bestow gifts upon all. Nature is able to cure poverty, and only
awaits the work of command.
One cause of poverty must there-
forel le in the fact that all people
are not given access to the storehouse
of nature, or do not avail themselves
<if the privilege. So lang as we are
a new country, with large aceas open
to'the homesteader, it is necessary to
make the latter assertion. Yet, nevertheless, in a multitude of cases, people are not able physically or financially to avail themselves of the offer
of free and on the fringe of civilization or population. And always remains the fact that poverty results In
the intervention of some artificial
barrier between man and the resources of nature.
A very casual observation of conditions wil lreveal the truth of Henry
George's assertion Hint "civilization
is being choked by land speculation."
Indite injustice has always been
done to a great part of humanitj by
the private speculation in land.
Scores of cases might be citef here
where thousands and even millions
of acres of productive lands have
been bought up al pioneer prices and
held for the Inevitable rice In value.
Ami the basis of profit has Invariably been oilier than that of labor
Improvement, or actual production.
It must be recognized that cities
are largely artificial. Mir were never
meant to crowd together like sardines in the narrow limits of city
streets and homes. It Is manifestly
absurd that in a city like New York
five million people should be taken
off the soil and jammed together In
the civic limits, eavlng others to secure from nature Ihe necessities of
lire.
If half of the peiple of New York
were turned out Into the open, nnd
sel to work developing the resourcs
of nature, wonderful w .Id be the
rcsultsfl And why net ? Why permit
strong men and women to die of
starvation or to herd !'ke rattle In
city slums when the vide fields wall.
outside, willing to brag forth their
treasures at the human touch? What
better or wiser Is It than to confine
peopl in a small room, and let
them gasp for breath, instead of allowing them to go outside into the
open air?
Undoubtedly Mr. George is right.
"The imperial race" will be born not
of present conditions. Civic limitations can but demean human character. To grow large one must live
in the open, where there is room for
growth. And the problem that
fronts us, and whose solution we
must seek, is the problem of breaking the prison of city life, and sending its inhabitants to seek life and
luxury from the storehouses of nature.
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A TRYING WINTER
Steffanson the Explorer had a Very Hard
Time to Subsist in
the North.
Director  of   Geological    Survey  Receives   Word    From   the
Arctic Coast
Forced by lack of healthy food to
subsist at different periods on skins
and snowshoe thongs, Mr. D. E. Stefansson, who is representing the
American Museum of Natural History
and the Canadian Geological Survey
in some Arctic explorations, was reduced to extremities last winter on
Cape Lyons, one of the most northern points in Canada.
Recently Mr. R. W. Brock, of Ottawa, director of the geological survey, received a bright yellow letter,
written on April 26th last by Dr.
Stefansson. The precious missive had
to be carried several hundred miles
by Eskimo on snowshoes from Cap
Lyons to an eastern point in Alaska.
Once on board a trusty "whaler,"
it was safe and sound and looked as
bright as a newly-minted coin when
Mr. Brock received It.
Mr. Stefansson, who is a native of
Winnipeg, had with him Lieut. Anderson, of the American army, and
five Eskimo. The party had many
difficulties, and extreme privations
to encounter during the winter.
In his letter the writer tells of
tims when they had  practically no
food, except skins and snow-shoe
thongs.
For three weeks steadily, they
lived on a diet of deerskin, the Eskimo during that time eating up all
the zoological specimens collected by
the scientists of the party. Throughout, however, they were able to retain their records and instruments.
Dr. Anderson and two of the Aborigines of the north had pneumonia,
and ten dogs died from rigorous conditions.
At that time, Mr. Stefansson wrote,
the party was about to start for Coronation gulf, about 200 miles east of
Cape Lyons. There was, he reported
no further fear of a shortage in the
food supply, as game was plentiful
The one difficulty still confronting
the exlporers was the great lack of
dogs which makes travel across northern most Canada exceedingly difficult.
Mr. Stefansson, who is mapping
out the roof of Canada, sent down
some of his geographical results. After three and a half years spent In
ice-bound regions, with the auroras,
and the midnight sun, he expects to
return in the fall of next year. The
coming winter will be spent in the vicinity of Coronation Gulf.
NEW CHAMPION
Henry Ordemann holds undisputed claim to the wrestling championship today, and his rival for the
premiership, Dr. B. F. Roller, of
Seattle, Is a candidate for the down
and out club. In a wrestling bout at
Minneapolis a few days ago Ordemann took the flrst fall In 20 minutes and 45 seconds with a reverse
Nelson. Roller came back In the
second in 38 minutes and 16 Beconda,
but Ordemann took the third and last
fall, Roller playing all the time on
the defensive. Roller aparently was
exhausted by his efforts ln the flrst
two falls, while Ordemann was fresh
at all times.
Perfect human joy Is also worship,
for It is ordered by God.
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PRINCE RUPERT JOURNAL
THE PANAMA CANAL
Plans for the Conduct of it are Bv"«
Arranged at
Present
Protection   of   the Great Waterway
Comes up  to Attention of
U.S. Statesman
With the work of the Panama
canal progressing so rapidly as to
insure completion of the ditch, per
haps, a year sooner than January 1,
1915, the date originally set for the
completion, President Taft finds it
necessary to make a hurried visit to
the Isthmus in order to secure firsthand knowledge of its problems as
a basis for a programme of legislation for the canal which he intends
to push through at the coming session of congress.
The executive wants to anticipate
the problems which will arise wheii
the canal is completed. He wants to
have everything covered prior to the
opening so that there will be no
necesity for legislative afterthoughts.
Congress will be asked for the following legislation: —
An appropriation of at least $2,-
000,000 for preliminary work in fortifying the canal. The total cost of
fortification will probably be $15,-
000,000.
Establishment of a definite government for the zone.
Settlement of the rate to be paid
by foreign vessels for passage
through the canal.
Disposition of the Panama railroad.
Worktngmen's compensation for
injuries.
Salary adjustment of certain classes of laborers on  the zone.
President Taft's most perplexing
problem of all is to determine the
form of government to be established
on the isf, lmus. In reality there is
no government on the zone at present. Congress left to the president
the job of administrating justice and
enforcing the laws, but it did not
specify he was to do it. So Colonel
Roosevelt appointed a commission to
work out the problems, and under
this sort of a make-shift the work
has gone ahead.
With the canal fortified—and
President Taft is determined that It
shall be so defended—'I will be
necessary to mainlaiu a large mili
tary force on the zone, and this
means that militar./ law will prevail
over at least a part of the isthmus.
The executive wants to find out, by
personal coiucr'nce with the men
11 eie, wlie'.ie'' it would be better to
make the government of lie whole
zone a military one, or part civil and
part military
Tne $2,ooo,roo approbation for
fci tilicatior, will lie bul a renewal of
the request made al the Inst session
r.f 'ongreis. In addition t'i«ic will
undoubtedly be a naval base established on the Atlantic side of the isthmus.
') wo iterate enler into Hie linal de-
t'TiHiuntioi of the charge U l.e made
vessels—firsl of all thai the charge
per ton shall be sufficient to cover
the 2 V< per cent interest on the in-
shall be sufficiently attractive to induce ship-owners to make use of the
canal. Colonel Goothals, who is the
real wonder-worker on the isthmus,
has officially estimated that the
canal, complete, will have cost the
United States $375,000,000. The
total cost to June SO, 1910, was
$210,146,468.58, the appropriations
for the current year are $37,155,000.
The flrst charge includes the $50,-
000,000 paid to the Panama government for the rights to the zone.
The Suez canal charges are seven
francs a ton for passage, $1.40. It is
90 miles in length. Actually, the Panama canal Is only 40 miles long, but
with the dredging on the Atlantic
and Pacific sides, it will be In reality
a little over 50 miles. There Is already in operation across Mexico a
transcontinental, ocean to ocean system of transfer—the Tehuantepec
route. This, of course, Involes a
transfer of freight from the vessel
on one side, from a train, and again
on the other side, from the train to
another vessel. But It will be a competitor to the Panama canal.
Because of this competition, Uncle
Sam must make his rate through the
canal attractive. It must be low
enough to make it profitable for shipowners to send their vessels through
It, rather than go to the cost of unloading on one side, transferring the
freight to the Panama railroad and
reloading on the other side.
It Is this Panama railroad which
furnishes another problem. At the
present time all of the stock is owned by the secretary of war, under
the treaty by which Panama granted
the United States government practically   sovereign    rights    over    the
canal zone strip. While Uncle Sam
Is proceeding against trusts and combinations in restraint of trade ln the
"States," he is in reality the owner
of the biggest sort of a monopoly on
the isthmus. The treaty with Panama granted the American government a monopoly of all transportation from coast to coast.
When a form of government is
provided for the zone, the Panama
railroad must be handled ln some
sort of a way. Nobody has any definite idea of how it is to be done.
Representations for increases In
salaries for certain classes of employees in the zone have been made
to President Taft. He wants to investigate the matter at first hand.
There is also the proposition of adequately compensating employees who
have been injured in this line of
duty.
President Taft is also anxious to
get a view of the "slide" on the
Culebra cut. It was necessary at this
point along the ditch to make a deep
excavation. The perpendicular walls
of earth on both sides have several
times slid down into the cut and
made it necessary to do the work all
over again. Each time this happens
the work is delayed, but engineers
know no way to avoid it, and those
in Panama view the misfortune philosophically. They say that it is better to have the slides take place now,
with the only set back of a few weeks
in excavation, than later, when the
canal Itself might be damaged.
A "slide" on the isthmus is always
followed by rumors in the States that
the canal has been irreparably damaged. It is as much to give the lie
to these canards as anything else
that the executive makes his pilgrimage to Panama.
Have You A Bank Account?
The money is safer in the Bank
than in your house or in your
pocket.
A Checking Account provides
a safe and convenient way of
paying your bills, as each cheque
issued returns to you as a receipt.
A Savings Account keeps growing all the time, because interest
is added twice a year.
Call at
The Bank of
British North America
and talk to the manager about it.
74 YEARS IN BUSINESS
Capital and Reserve over
$7,000,000.
HOY  SCOUT  MOVEMENT
Gen. Sir Robert linden-Powell on the
.Situation in Canada
Prince Rupert Branch—
E. STONHAM. Manager.
DEBENTURES   SALE
New Westminster' Obtains High Price
for its Bond
Issue.
Evidence   That   Western   Municipal
Securities Arc in IJeady
Demand
A report on his observations of the
Boy Scout movement in Canada,
written by General Sir Robert!
Baden-Powell, has been received by
Captain R. J. Birdwhistle, secretary
of the scout  movement for Canada.
"I have no doubt now of the extended development of the movement
in each province," says the general,
after describing the cordially that
attended his reception in all parts of
the country.
Speaking of Canada's needs for the
scout movement, he remarks that the
larger cities are rapidly becoming
great manufacturing centres and the
slum-boy will become like the "wasters" of great English cities unless
something is done to help them. Mutual interest in the movement will be
a bond of union lo cement the interests of French and English In Canada.    The report says further:—
"In view of the proximate formation of a Canadian navy and of the
exceptional facilities for instruction
afforded by the great lakes and
rivers, 'sea-scouting' promises to be
of value to the country in sounding
the call of the sea to the boys and
in teaching them the elements of seamanship.
"I interviewed the following ministers: The premier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who sees in the scouting the
possible education which he commends for the rising generation of
unity in spirit and energetic progressive citizenship.
"The minister of the interior, Hon.
Mr. Oliver, whom I asked to help us
by giving, if possible, a farm as a
school for fitting British boy scouts
for farm life in Canada in connection
with one of the existing agricultural
colleges. This would supply- a secondary course to the rolonial farm
training school which we hope shortly to start In England.
"The minister of marine, flon. Mr.
Brodeur, who is very favorably Inclined to sea-scouting, whereby boys
can be encouraged to learn tbe elements of seamen's work practically
and without expense to Ihe state.
"The minister of militia and defence, Hon. Sir F. Borden, to whom I
explained how the scouts can be of
assistance to the cadets as above indicated.
"These ministers were all evidently very favorable to the development
of the scheme.
"A point which Impressed me was
the keenness with which the public
entered Into consideration of the
scheme and backed it up. Already
one or two offers have been received
of ships to serve as club and training hulks for scouts becoming sea-
scouts. Also, I hope that other public-spirited men will similarly present boats for the same purpose, or
that they will present handcarts and
extincteurs to fire brigade troops,
portable telegraph equipment or
hand ambulance carts to troops who
show efficiency In these directions."
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For Job Printing or all kinds see
ne Journal man.
One of the best sales of city debentures ever recorded in the city of
New Westminster was closed out recently by Mayor Lee and the members of the finance committee of the
city council when the offer of Stlm-
son & Co., of Toronto, of t02 1-2,
and 102 3-8 for $373,400 worth of 5
per cent debentures extending over
periods from 20 to 50 years was accepted, subject to the ratification of
the deal by the city council. The
local improvement debentures issued
bear interest at 5 per cent, and the
balance at 4 1-2 per cent. The price
realized is conceded by financial men
to be surprisingly good and the
mayor and members of the finance
committee in New Westminster are
well pleased with the result of the
negotiations of the past few weeks.
A large number of offers were received from various financial institutions,
that of Stimson & Co. being the
best.
For 181,400 of 5 per cent 20 year
debentures the price offered was
102 3-8. For the $192,000 of 4 1-2
per cent 50 year debentures the
price offered is something over 94 2-5
Figuring this on the basis of 20 year
5 per cent debentures the price realized for these is the equivalent of
102 1-2.
Th sale of these debentures indicates clearly that the city of New
Westminster occupies a most enviable position in the eyes of the financial world today, says the Columbian.
Men prominent in financial circles in
speaking of the offer to Mayor Lee
slated that this advanced price, in Hie
face of the fact that money is harder
to get and that municipal bonds are
not selling as easily nor as high as at
this time last year, speaks volumes
for the excellent financial standing of
this city.
Last year at about this time Stimson & Co., purchased $398,000 worth
of 5 per cent debentures from the
city the price paid being par. This
issue was larger, the rate of interest
uniform and bonds more easily marketable at that time. In view of
these facts, in the opinion of Mayor
Lee, the offer received for this year's
debentures from the same firm is one
of the best boosts the city ever had.
Mr. J. H. MacNeil, representing Slim-
son & Co., has been on the Pacific
Coast for sometime and hns had ample opportunity to enquire Into the
nffalrs of this city. His offer Is all
Ihe more flattering to Ihe city.
SOCIALIST TEST
Australia   Will   Set   Aside   Area   to
Make Experiment
The Socialistic tendencies of the
Fisher administration in Australia
are lo have full scope in an exceptional fashion. An area is to be
specially set apart wherein the teachings of Socialism will be put Into operation and Ihe results carefully
watched. Great Interest, naturally,
has been aroused by the proposed
experiment.
The vast area in the north of Australia, Utile known to white men,
will be taken over In the new year
by Ihe Commonwealth government
from lis former owners, the state of
South Australia. The annexat:....
bill led to lively debates In parliament.
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Prince Rupert Journal
NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of
British Columbia at its next Session
for an Act to incorporate a company
with power to construct, equip,
maintain and operate a line or lines
of railway of standard guage with
any kind of motive power for Hie
conveyance of passengers and freight,
and with all the powers contained
In the "Model Railway Bill": Commencing from a point at or near
Port Simpson, or Work Channel, in
the Coast District, British Columbia,
by the most feasible, desirable and
practicable route to a point on the
Eastern boundary of the Province of
British Columbia, via the South-west
side of Work Channel to the Skeena
River; thence up Hie North side of
the Skeena River to a point near
Hazelton; thence to the junction of
the Bulkley River; thence up the
right bank of this River eight (S)
miles to the Suskewa River; tlience
up this River by a low divide to the
head of Babine Lake; thence to the
north end of Stuart Lake; thence
north of McLeod Lake to the Mis-
nichlnca River; thence up the Mis-
nichinca River by Summet Lake to
Pine River Pass; thence north-westerly to head of Pine River, and down
this River to Moberley Lake; and
thence by the Peace River to the
Eastern boundary of the said Province of British Columbia; and with
power to construct, operate and
maintain all necessary bridges, roads,
ways and ferries; and to build, acquire, own and maintain wharves and
docks in connection therewith; and
to build, acquire, own, equip and
maintain steam and other vessels and
boats, and to operate the same on
any navigable waters; and with
power to build, equip, operate and
maintain telegraph and telephone
lines in connection with the said
Railway and branches, and to transmit messages for commercial purposes, and to charge tolls therefor;
and to generate and to sell electricity
for the supply of light, heat and
power; and with power to expropriate lands for the purposes of the
Company; and to acquire lands,
money bonuses, privileges or other
aids from any Government, municipal corporation or other persons or
bodies; and to levy and collect tolls
from all persons using, and on all
freight passing over any of such
roads, railways, ferries, wharves and
vessels built by the Company; and
with power to connect with and make
traffic or other arrangements with
railway, steamboat, or other companies:
Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 11th
day of August, 1910
BARNARD fi  ROBERTSON,
A19.      solicitors for the Applicants.
COAL NOTICES
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that I, K, M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, Intend to apply for a
license to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii shore of Crow Bay,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
SO chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s S.E. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
SIC KENZIE McLEOD MclNNES.
Coast Land District—District of
Skeena.
TAKE : i-iTICE that I, J. Adolpb
Perry, uf Vaucouver, B.C.. occupation
book-keeper, Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted on the north h:.ii!c of the
Skeena River, about a mile west of
Lot 31, thence north 40 chains,
thence east 80 chains to lot 31,
tlience south 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
acres.
J. ADOLPH PERRY, Locator.
Wm.  A.  Roney, Agent.
Dated July lCth,  1910. Jy22
Coast Land  District—District of
Skeena.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Mary M
Roney, of Stillwater, Minnesota, U.
S.A., occupation married woman, intend to apply for permission to pur-
'cliase tbe following described lands.
Commencing at a post planted on the
north bank of the Skeena River at
■the south-east corner of Geo. T.
Church's pre-emption, thenoe nortl
J 40 chains, thence east 40 chains,
whence south to the bank of the
i Skeena River, thence south-west following the Skeena River to Hie place
of beginning and containing about
i 12 0 acres.
MARY M.  ROENY,  Locator.
W.  A.  Roney,  Agent
Dated July 8th, 1910. Jy2J
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii shore of Crow Bay,
tnence north 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thenee west 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s S.W. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
SI 6 KENZIE McLEOD MclNNES.
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen  Charlotte  Islands.
TAKE NOTICE  that  Mary Smith,
o*    Fort William, Ont.,    occupation
married woman, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described  lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 7 miles south of j
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5 y2   miles west from the shore line,
thence   80   chains   west,   thence   80
chains south, thence 80 chains east,
thenee  80  chains  nortli  to  point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
MARY SMITH.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
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 soutii
of the southeast  corner of  Lot  227
and two miles west from shore line,
thence  80  chains  east,    thence     80
chains south, thence SO chains west,
thence  80  chains  nortli   to  point  of
commencement, containing 04(1 acres.
FREDERICK BABE.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Cassiar.
TAKE NOTICE that William
Hume Grant, of Stewart, B.C., occupation engineer, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post marked W.H.G.'s S.W. Cor., and
planted adjoining Alfred Manson's
corner post, thence 80 chains north,
along W. N. Harrison's west line,
thense east 80 chains, thence soutii
80 chains, tlience west 80 chains, fol-
lowing Alfred Manson's north line to
point of commencement, and containing 040 acres, more or less.
WILLIAM HUME GRANT.
Frank R. Strolm, Agent.
Dated July 2, 1910. Jy22
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 purchase
the following described lands: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-east corner of lot 34, Range 5,
Coast District, thence soutii 20
chains, thence east 40 chains, thence
north 25 chains more or less to the
shore line, thence following along
the shore line to the point of commencement and containing 90 acres,
more or less.
The  Canadian   Fish   &   Cold
Storage Company Limited.
J. H. Pillsbury, Agent.
Dated July 14, 1910. Jyl9
LAND   LEASE   NOTICE
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast.
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. H.  Pillsbury, Agent
Dated June 20th, 1910. Jyl2
LAND PURCHASE  NOTICES
Skeena Land District—District cf
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Jaines .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 livo miles
south from the southeast corner of
Lot 227, and two miles west from
shore line, thence east 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence south SO chains to
ipoint of commencement, containing
jC40 acres.
JAMES MURPHY.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
| . ..
J  Skeena Land  District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE   that    Arthur    A.
Vickers,  of  Fort  William,  Ont.,  occupation agent, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described  lands:—Commencing at  a
jpost planted about five miles south
|from the southeast corner of Lot 227,
and two miles west from shore line,
,thence west 80 chains, thence south
J80  chains,  thence    east    80  chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
ARTHUR A. VICKERS.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Coast Land District—District of
Skeena—Range   Five.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Chas. F.
Perry, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation
contractor, Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted on the north bank of the
Sleena river at the southwest corner of Lot 530, thence north 40
chains, thence west about 40 chains
to line of Cassiar Cannery, thence
south to the Skeena River, thence
east about 40 chains following the
shore of the Skeena River to the
place of beginning, and containing
about 160 acres.
CHAS. F. PERRY, Locator.
R. F. Perry, Agent.
Dated Sept. 28, 1910.
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sign of the progress of a town ri
district is Its newspaper:—live, active, hUBtllng." "The Masset He-
view,"  Masset, Q.C."
Skeenu  Land   District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that John C   Mur-
iray, of  Fort William,  Ont., occupation  capitalist,  Intends   to apply  for
permission to purchase the following:
described landB:—Commencing al a
post  planted about live miles south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227
and  two miles west from Bhore line,
thence west 80 chains,  tlience north
80   chains,     tlience   east  80   chains,
tlience  south  SO  chains  to  point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres, j
JOHN  C.  MURRAY.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30 j
I Skeena Land  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Alexander C.
Moffat, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about seven miles soutIi
from southeast corner of Lot 227 and
II y. miles west from shore line,
tlience east SO chains, tlience nortli
80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence south SO chains to point of
commencement, containing 0-ln acres.
ALEXANDER C.  MOFFAT.
Arthur Robertson, Agent. I
Dated August 20th, 1910. atv
Coast Land District—District of
Skeena.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernestine
A. Roney, of Prince Rupert, occupation married woman, intend to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the north
bank of the Skeena River about half
a 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 80
acres.
ERNESTINE A. RONEY, Locator.
to.  A.   Roney, Agent.
Dated July 7th,  1 910. Jy22
Siieena Land Dlstriel—District of
Queen Charlotte.
TAKE NOTICE that the Queen
Charlotte Whaling Company Limited,
of Victoria, British Columbia, uccu-
ation manufacturers, intend to apply
or permission to purchase the fol-
owlng described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about fifteen
chains soutii of a small creek on the
west side of Rose Harbour, Moresby
Island, thence west forty chains,
thence norlh forty chains, thence
east forty chains, tlience southerly
following the sinuosities of the foreshore line forty chains, lo the point
of commencement.
Queen Charlotte Whaling
Company Limited,
Per Sydney Charles Ruck, Agent
Dated July 14th,  1910.
Rose  Harbour,  Q.C.I.        . A5
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE .NOTICE that Arthur A.
Wilson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation banker, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands: Commencing at a
post planted about 7 miles south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227
and l ;i tulles west from shore line,
thence west 80 chains, thence north
80 chains, thence cast 8n chains,
thence soutii 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
ARTHUR  A.   WILSON.
Arthur Robertson. Agent.
Dated August 201b, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast
TAKE NOTICE that I, William
David Allen, of Victoria, B.C., agent,
intend to apply for permission to
lease the following described land: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner of Lot 54 2, Range
5 Coast (Skeena), thence east 60
chains to tho Inner part of Klnnealon
Inlet, thence south SO chains to south
easl corner of said lot, thence west
SO chains to westerly limit of said
lot, thence north nnd at right angles
to the southerly limit of said lot to
lli-i shore l'ne, tk.enee north along the
shore line of-«ald Inlet to place of
beginning: containing about 600
acres, more or less.
WILLIAM DAVID ALLEN.
Robert Mason, Agent
Dated Sept. 23. S.2J PRINCE RUPERT JOURNAL
Tuesday, November 22, 1910
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Tuesday, November -2, 191C
PILOTAGE Al'THOHITV
The Hoard of Trade has decided to
ask for tin- appointment of a pilotage authority here to deal with the
providing of a pilol or pilots tor thin
pun. The Information that Captain
li- Coskrle was able to give the
Board a few days ago threw considerable light upon a subject about
which ordinary laymen engaged in
other than navigation might not be
expected to know much about. According to the information thai Capt.
McCoskrie gives, the underwriters
and the shipping companies are the
mosl deeply concerned in the matter
of pilotage. If the attention of the
underwriters is called to the fact
that vessels enter here without a
properly instructed pilot who knows
all the local conditions in the waters
surrounding here they will increase
the rate of insurance. This is but
tbe common practice, he says, and
all ports are up against it. The cost
3f this insurance comes out of the
owners and in the last analysis out ot
the shippers.
If an accident happens as is liable under the very best of management and a large steamer coming into port without a locally trained
pilot happens to be caught on some
rock and breaks up, outsiders not
understanding all the circumstances
and unaware that an attempt was
being made to enter without a pilot,
come to the conclusion that this port
is a difficult one to enter. The reputation of the port which is one of the
best in Hie world loses as a result
of this act.
In view |of these circumstances
one Is forced to the conclusion that
there is a necessity for introducing
a pilotage authority and thus avoid
the incalculable injury which might
be done the port by such a circumstance as has been referred to.
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CITY WARDS
divisable  equally  among     the    new
number of wards.
We are not charging any deep plot
on the part of any one in this collection, but we do advise investigation into the matter so that it may
be righted in time and legal difficil-
ties avoided perhaps which might be
very embarrassing.
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PETITION FORGOTTEN"
It would appear that in connection
witli the bylaw to provide means for
putting in the Electric Light plant
omission was made of the necessary
petition which must be signed by
ratepayers before the council moves
ti such a matter.
If such is the case the civic authorities might well look into it and
make sure- of iis position so thai
there may be no upsetting of the bylaw on n technicality. If the error Inn'
got to lie corrected, the sooner it is
done Ihe better for the city at large.
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!.   COMMUNICATIONS
The Journul does  not necesBurilv endorse ti
the slews expressed in   thin column hut ie- n
Usees in the freest discussion  of imhlic con- T
cerns provided it is done in tl proper was. B
The next election in the city for
the selection of a municipal council
will be under the ward system. This
is a provision of Hie Municipal
Clauses Act and the council has complied with that requirement and provided wards. There is a point, however, in connection with this that we
feel the council should fully consider
before it is too late to amend the
ward bylaw. This is whether the provision that one ward shall be represented by five aldermen and the other
by three aldermen is in conformity
with the statute.
When the bylaw was introduced
tiie writer suggested to a member
of Ihe council concerned in seeing
the bylaw through that it was unusual and might be Invalid. We were
assured il was not so and with the
Act not at hand at the lime we gave
little thought to it.
A reference to the Municipal
Clauses Act, however, leaves us still
firmly convinced that the course
pursued is nol according to the Act.
Section  24 of the Act says: —
"The Council of every municipality
Shall divide the same into wards and
may from time to time alter such
divisions so as to allow all the different portions to be equally represented in I lie council, as near as may
&e on The basis of Hie nssessed valuo
as shown on Ihe last revised assessment roll."
Other subsections dealing Willi the
tedlvtsion, the abolition of wards,
i How, lint have no direct, bearing on thi.^ nclion of the council,
iphlch is to In- embodied in Hie ward
liylaw.
Tin- Aci provides for equal representation of the different wards il
ippears mid the bus's fo- the ward
ilviston is to lie Hie assessed viiiuj
or property. The present division
Into two wards is not on the basis of
making the wards equal as to assessment, but in the proportion of five
to three, and the representation cannot, surely be described as equal in
view thai live aldermen are returned
from one ward and three from another.
We know of no other plane in the
province where the wards are not
represented by an equal number of
representatives, In fact, we know
of an instance where it was found
advisable to Increase the number of
wards and legislation had to be pro-
i iil'-d to alter the number of aldermen so us to make the total number
Editor of the Prince Rupert Journal.
Sir:—Some kind friend of mine
lias forwarded me a copy of the Empire of November 12 with portions
of Hie editorial in reference to the
Skeena mail service underlined, and
as some of the statements were
grossly misleading, I would like to
see them corrected.
Since the first of January the winter contract was for four hundred
pounds per week, not including the
Foley, Welch & Stewart mail, which
would bring it over five hundred, and
since steamboat navigation ceased
the mails have averaged over 'one
thousand pounds and have included
third and fourth class matter.
While unfortunate that the G.T.P.
are not in a position to handle passengers and mail at the present time,
none but the rankest pessimist could
doubt that they will handle all
freight offering as far as Kitselas
during the coming year, and with
all the river boats operating between
Kitselas and points up river, there
need be no anxiety.
The mails will not be carried by
dog team until it is impossible to get
a canoe up the Skeena by which time
it is likely that arrangements will
be made to carry all mail matter,
as at present, even during the most
uncertain season of canoe service.
As the Empire said "the pioneer
lot was hard enough," evidently forgetting that conditions have improved a good deal in the past two years,
and that the mail service has kept
pace with the general improvement.
In any case let us avoid the chance
of any misrepresentation that might
discourage possible settlers, and
minimize rather than exaggerate the
difficulties they are likely to encounter.
BARNEY MULVANY.
Port Essington, Nov. 16, 1910.
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WHAOHE "SCOTT
ACT" SAYS
Anything appearing in this
column under the above head
is published by the Press
Committee of the opponents
of the Scott Act and is not intended as representing the
views of this paper.
There seems to be considerable
doubt in the minds of the people of
Prince Rupert as to just what the
question is on which they will be required lo vote next month. Some
seem to think tliut the question is
une of Local Option, but this is not
the case. Local Opt ion as the term
is generally understood is a Provln-I
clal law giving to municipalities,
throughout the province the light to
say whether or not liquor shall be
sold within their boundaries Whether or not it is right Hint a majority
of ihe people should be allowed toi
dictate lo the minority on matters
so closely concerning the individual
as n matter of diet is not so much
the question as the fact that any provincial act has behind it the full authority of the provincial police and
stands a fair chance of being enforced.
The Act, however, which certain
parties are endeavoring to saddle on
Prince Rupert is an old Dominion
Act, originally passed In 1864, before
'it itish Columbia was a part, of confederal li ii, and which lias been
amended from time to time in an effort to make it. workable. It has only
mtly been amended to make it applicable  to British   Columbia,    and
Prince Rupert has the distinction of
being the first town asked to pass on
it in this province. As there are few
copies of the Act in town, and as no
attempt seems to have bee-i made by
those in favor of it to print an>
copies for circulation in order that
its provisions may be known, the opponents of the -let in <iu.e3P.Gli, called after its author, the S-vitt Ac*,
have arranged that the more vital
portions shall be printed in this
paper, believing that it has only to
be known to insure its defeat. We
will not print the whole Act because
space is valuable but as a chain is
no stronger than its weakest link
so an Act of Parliament must be
judged clause by clause, and there
will be no a I tempt made to garble
any  portion printed.
The Canada Temperance Act is
made up of three parts. Part I treats
of the method of bringing the act into force by petition signed by a certain percentage of the electorate, and
lays down the roles under which a
vote shall be conducted. As this
petition has already been signed and
sent to Ottawa and a vote allowed
there is no necessity to gi into these
deails. Parts 'i and 3 deal vith the
Act itself and the penalities attached
lo it and it is these which we propose to print. The first clause under this heading Is 117. which as
amended on the 20th July, 1908,
reads as follow^:--
"From the day on which this part
comes into force and lakes effect in
any county or city, and tor so long
thereafter as, and ivmie the same
continues or is in tore.; therein, no
person shall, except as in this part
specially provided, bv himself, his
clerk, servant or agon".. - -
"(a) expose or keep for sale, within
such county or city, any intoxicating
liquor; or,
'(b) directly or indirectly, on ary
pretence, rr upon any device within any such county or city,' st'l or
barter or in consideration of the
purchase of any other prjpe.r'y, give,
to any other persau any intoxicating
liquor;  or,
"(c) send, ship, bring or carry,
or cause to be shipped, sent, brought
or carried to or into any such county
or city, any intoxicating liquor; or,
"(d) deliver to any consignee or
other person, or store, warehouse, oi
keep lor delivery, any Intoxicating 11
quor, so sent, shipped, brought or
carried
"2. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of
subsection I of this section shall not
apply to any intoxicating liquor sent,
shipped, brought or carried to any
person or persons for his or their
personal or family use, except it be
so shipped, brought or carried to be
paid for in such county or city to the
person delivering the same, his clerk,
servant or agent, or his master or
principal, if the person delivering it
is himself a servant or agent.
"3. No act done in violation of the
provisions of this section shall be
rendered lawful by reason of: —
"(a) any license issued to any distiller or brewer; or
"(b) any license for retailing on
board any steamboat or other vessel,
brandy, rum, whiskey or other
spirituous liquors, wine, ale, beer,
porter, cider, or other vinous or
fermented liquors;  or,
"(c) any license for retailing on
any steamboat or other vessel, wine,
ale, beer, porter or other vinous or
fermented liquors, but not brandy,
rum, whiskey or other spirituous liquors;  or,
"(d) any license of any other description whatsoever."
It will be seen at once that the
above is class legislation of the very
worst kind and was probably added
to the act in an endeavor to catch
the large farmer vote ln the Eastern
Provinces. Why should the possession of a home of one's own confer
a right In the matter of eating or
drinking not possessed by a man who
lives in a boarding house or hotel?
There Is not the slightest doubt that
the man who lives In a hotel could
nol have liquor brought fh without I
subjecting the proprietors lo the dan-;
ger of prosecution. The same applies
to a boarding house or mess so that
we have here a direct appeal to the I
householders to lay down a rule for
the other man which they are not
willing lo subscribe, to themselves.
Bul us a large percentage of the people of Prince Rupert are not householders, it is u]i to them to protect
themselves, though it is doubtful if,
even among the householders themselves there will be found many who
are afflicted with such an acute form
of selfishness as the Act presupposes.
In future issues of this paper we
will take up other clauses of this
net. and endeavor to show just what
their effect would be If adopted In
ihis town.
The British Columbia Company
LIMITED.
AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $100,000.::   PAID UP CAPITAL $41,500
DIRECTORS:-—Reginald C. Brown, President; J. C. Maclure, Vice-
President; H. E. Marks, Managing Director; Capt. E. Nash, William
McNair, R. A. Bevan, and P. C.  Williams, Secretary.      :-:      :-;
INTEREST 4 PER CENT. DEPOSITS
This Company acts as Executors,  Administrators, Transferees and
Secretaries to Public Companies.    Commercial, Industrial and other
business propositions underwritten.    Issues  made  on  the
London and New York Stock Exchanges.
TIMBER, COAL, LANDS, and
COMPANY ORGANIZATION
Head Office for Cnnnda, 203, 208, 210, 215 Carter-Cotton Building,
VANCOUVER, B.C.
US
61 Floor Varnish
Made
Especially
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.
per lb
LOOK AT THESE 3
SPECIALS WHICH I AM
OFFERING FOR
10 DAYS ONLY
Nabob Coffee
35c
Upton's
Celebrated Tea
3 lb. CAN
$1.00
Five Rose Flour
491b. SACK
$2.00
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR SPECIALS
IN FUTURE
Merryfield's
CASH GROCERY
GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC STEAMSHIPS
NEW TWIN SCREW STEAMSHIP
Prince Rupert
For Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle
Connecting with all Eastern Points, THURSDAY, 8.30 P.M.
STEAMSHIP BRUNO
For Stewart.—Sails after arrival of the Prince Rupert Wednesday.
For Port Simpson, Naas nnd Stewart.—1 p.m., Monday.
For Porcher Island, Queen Charlotte City and other Moresby Island
points.—10 p.m. Thursday.
Tickets, reservations and information    from
A. E. McMASTER
Freight and  Passenger Agent, G. T. P. Wharf.
PROVED FATAL
Mrs.   Mortoson   Dies   From   Injuries
Received Some Weeks Ago
Mr, M. II. Cralgj_who has heen living on Fifth avenue, near Taylor
street for sometime past, has removed to one of the apartments in
the new Clapp building at the corner
of Second avenue and McBride street.
Mrs. Sarah C. Mortoson, the wife
of Louis Mortoson, of the Svea restaurant, passed away on Sunday as a
result of Injuries and shock received
a few weeks ago. She had during a
spell of weakness upset a lighted
lamp which set lire to her clcthes.
She was barly burned aad joined
with the nervous shock in her weak
condition she was not able to rally.
After llnging on for two weeks she
passed away on Sunday.
She was forty years of age, a native of Sweden. She leaves besides
her husband six small children.
Tiie funeral under the charge of
F, to. Hart & Co. takes place today.
ARE YOU GOING TO SPEND
XMAS
WITH THE OLD FOLKS AT HONE?
ON NOVEMBER  26
The,Northern Pacific Railway
Will run a special Pullman Tourist
Sleeping Car, "Eighteen Section,"
electric lighted, from VANCOUVER,
B.C., and SEATTLE, WN., direct to
PORTLAND, MAINE, connecting
with the White Star S.S. "LAURE.v-
T1C," sailing December 3rd. Connections also made, wlta the Whlt9
Star S.S. "CELTIC," 20,000 tons,
sailing December 3, from New York;
American Line S.S. "NEW YORY,"
sailing December 3 from New York.
Make reservations early and get
first choice. Only a small deposit
required,
.1. 11. ROGERS
General Railway & Steamship Agent
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Union Steamship Co'y
of B.C. Ltd.
The new Steel Passenger Steamer
"Camosun"
PRINCE RUPERT every Sunday at 9 a.m. for Vancouver,
arriving Monday afternoon.
For Stewart City on arrival from
Vancouver Friday night.
Northbound, leaves Vancouver
Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
Steerage Fare $5.00
The "Camosun" is the only steamer
on the run having water-tight bulkheads and double bottom, thus ensuring; safety of passengers in case of
collission or wreck.
J. H. ROGERS,   Ticket Agent
HAYNOR   BROS.
FUNERAL   DIRECTORS
and
PROFESSIONAL   EMBALMERS
DR.  to.  B.  CLAYTON
DENTIST
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Office  in    the    Westenhaver   Block,
Over Orme's Drug   Store.
Prince Rupert
WM. S. HAl,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 3k., Prince Rupert
NIOKERSON-ROERIG COMPANY
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CUSTOMS AND MERCHANDISE
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Brokers, Forwarding AgentB,
Storage, etc.
J.  to. POTTER
ARCHITECT     AND     STRUCTURAL
ENGINEER
Re-inforced Concrete a Specialty
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Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
The Thompson
:Hardware Co.:;
—Second Avenue—
Paints. General Hardware,
Oils, Stoves and Ranges.
Clarmont Rooms
Sixth Avenue near Fulton Street
Comfortable, Homelike Rooms; Newly Furnished Throughout; Bath
Rooms   with   Hot  and
Cold Water
Rates, $11.00 a Week   mid   Upwards
Mrs.   Annie   McGrath,   Proprictorcss
For Job  Printing ot all kinds, see
ne Journal mat..
The Roland Rooms
Splendid Accommodations
Newly Furnished
Hot baths;  right down town;  good
table board all round
RATES, FIFTY CENTS AND UP
Corner Eighth and Fraser Streets
Clinton Rooms
Newly    remodelled    and    furnished.
Hoard   and   lodging.   Home cooking
a  specialty.     Mrs.   Anderson,  Prop.
Rooms, $3 Per Week V1 ■-.* ■ • ., i
Tuesday, November 22, 1910
PRINCE RUPERT JOUKNAL
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THE CANADIAN CLUB
Officers Elected and Start Made in Connection With Popular
Move.
WORKMEN'S INSURANCE
Council    Will    Place    Business    in
Hands of Mack Company
Executive Committee  Will  Consider
Matters of Detail When General
Meeting Will Be Called
Prince Rupert can now boast its
Canadian Club, an organization that
is destined, it is safe to say, to become one of the most popular institutions in the city. Elsewhere in the
Dominion these clubs are doing much
to foster a strong Canadian sentiment. II affords also the menns by
which distinguished visitors to the
city may be heard upon some topic
in an unceremonious way by the
members.
At the Initial meeting last night
which was held in Major Gibson's
home-like quarters on Second avenue, there were about forly present.
It was decided to form a club and
a nominating committee was appointed, consisting of C. W. Peck, Col.
Davis, Rev. Mr. Kerr, Rev. Mr.
James, and Dr. Tremayne.
After a short session the committee was able to report and the election of officers followed, the following being elected: President, Judge
Young; flrst vice president, Bishop
Du Vernet; second vice president, W.
Manson, M.P.P.; secretary, Dr. Clayton; literary correspondent, C. V.
Bennett; treasurer, H. F. McRae;
executive commitee, Dr. Kergin, G.
R. Naden, V. W. Smith, G. R. Em-
merson, G. A. McNicholl, D. N. Moore
and F. S. Clements.
All present joined the club and it
was decided that the executive would
make arrangements for a general
meeting later when matters connected with the organization would come
up.
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A MEXICAN REVOLT
Fierce Fighting is Reported in Different
Parts of the
Country.
Rebels   in   Southern   Republic   Are
. . Spreading Terrors Throughout
the Land
(Special to The Journal)
Mexico, Nov. 22.—Fierce fighting
is reported from Durango Torreon,
Harral, and Palachia. The latter
place has fallen into the hands of the
rebels.
It is reported that 200 persons
were killed at Zacnteeas in the fighting with the insurgents.
There is evidently a deep plot on
foot to overthrow President Diaz who
has for so long had such a warm
place among the people.
The brains of the revolutionary
movement are in the United States
and Europe. The revolutionists are
backed by a seemingly inexhaustible
supply of money which has been used
to purchase arms in tliis country.
The revolutionary propaganda
seems to be; —
The release of all political prisoners; the welcoming of all political
exiles; the establishment of a popular government; the capture of all
customs houses; removal from office
of Diaz and his adherents.
The City Council will henceforth
see that th men employed in civic
work under contractors are ensured.
A recommendation from the finance
committee was introduced last evening to the eeffct that the-offer of the
Mack Realty & Insurance Company
should be  accepted  in  this matter.
Aid. Hilditch wanted information
as to why a single company was
specified.
Aid. Pattullo explained that an
offer had been made by that company to do the insuring at two per
cent, which he found war low; indeed, lower than the Foley, Welch &
Stewart company got Insurance. Had
there been competition and tenders
invited the companies would have
tendered for a much rate. He had
no preference and recommended
this purely as a matter of business.
Aid. Hildltch did not think that
the city should undertake to Insuro
men. This should be left to the contractors.
Aid. Pattullo said this was decided
upon for the small contractors. The
minimum fee was $25. This proposition provided for a much lower
rate.
Aid. Hilditch had not had very
satisfactory results from the Mack
company. He supposed all of them
were the same, however.
Aid. Lynch favored the city carrying the Insurance. • If that were not,
done he felt that some of the men
would be uninsured. He did not
know anything as to the merits ol
this particular company.
Aid. Hilditch felt that all the companies were alike. If the working
men did not accept the offer mads
they had to fight It. The individual
contractor, he felt, would place ths
insurance with the company thai
would deal the best.
On a vote being taken to adopt
the report of the committee, the mo
tion carried on the following division:
Ayes—Aldermen Pattullo, Smith.
Lynch and Mclntyre.
Nays—Aldermen Hilditch, Barrow
and Naden.
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COMPLIMENTARY EPITHETS
AGAINST   SIDEWALK
Petition Received by Council Relative
to Heavy Side Paths on
Second Avenue
Rat Extermination Again Comes Up
Before Aldermen on Letter
From Outside
Subject of Stationery And the Union
Label Before Council
DIED IMPENITENT
Count Tolstoi Passed Away Without
Benediction of deck Church
(Special to The Journal)
St. Petersburg, Nov. 22.—Count
Tolstoi passed away early yesterday
without the offices of the clergy of
the Greek church in ills last hours.
The countess Is In a precarious condition owing to grief ul bis actions In
leaving home nnd in refusing to receive tha benediction of Ihe church
in bis closing hours.
Aid. Hilditch at the council meeting last evening asked a' question relative to the Empire's report that
stationery had been destroyed because it bore the union label. He
wanted to know If anyone could give
information on this point as he never
heard of It before.
Aid. Pattullo said this statement
was on a par with previous statements from the same source. It was
a lie with venomious reasons behind
it. He never made any such order
as was referred to and never knew
anything of paper being destroyed.
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NO j LIBERAL ENTERS
The objections of a number ot
property owners living on Second avenue between Sixth and Eighth
streets relative to the putting In ot
such an expensive sidewalk as was
contemplated were set forth before
the council last evening in a petition.
Several of those who signed the
original petition asking for the sidewalks were upon the list.
Among other points set forth were
that they could not see the necessity
for putting in such an expensive sidewalk as proposed ln order to ovei
come the neglect of the council in
failing to make a contract that would
protect them during the construction
of the roadway, hy obliging the contractor to keep the roadway open;
I hat the sidewalk would be worn and
otherwise impaired by team traffic on
It; and that they did not want to
pay the government's share of the
cost as would be necessary.
This was referred to the streets
committee.
Cut Off W'ater
P. Burns & Co. complained that
the water had been shut off from
their place without warning, thus
doing damage to their gasoline engine. They complained this had happened twice.
Aid. Hilditch asked the reason foi
the cutitng off, but the acting mayor
said he had no information on the
subject.
It was referred to the water and
light committee.
Rat Extermination
A letter was received from E. A.
Hoard addressed to the manager of
the Bank of B.N.A., dealing with the
subject of rat extermination. He had
visited Prince Rupert and felt that
steps should be taken at once to kill
off these rodents, enclosing a paper
by Prof. Lancaster dealing with the
danger from these with respect to
the spread of disease especially the
bubonic plague.
Aid. Mclntyre felt that the paper
might be published. He fully^reali
ized the danger from these rats.
Aid. Smith advised the company
to see a simple rat trap that Foley,
Welch & Stewart were using with
success. ,,
The letter was referred to the
Health committee.
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CITY PUBLICITY
Question as it Affects Prince Rupert
Brought Before Board of Trade
Yale  Constituency  Will Not  be Contested by the Opposition
Difference Arises as to Whether John
Oliver or Stuart Henderson
Should Hun
Miss Kale McTavish, matron at the
new general hospital of ibis city,
has arrived in town, and in order
that she might become better acquainted with the ladies of the city
before entering upon her duties, Mrs.
Angus Stewart has very kindly consented to hold a reception for her at
her home on Fourth avenue on
Thursday, Nov. 24, between the
hours of 3.30 and 5.30 p.m. In connection with the reception there will
be a variety shower for the purpose
of furnishing the hospital. Anything
which will be suitable for use in the
hospital will be gladly received and
will he welcomed by the Ladies Aux-
ilinry. All ladies or the city nre
kindly invited to be present to meet
Miss McTavish and welcome her to
the city, also to assist in making the
variety shower a success.
The Liberals who met in convention at Spence's Bridge last Wednesday, adjourned without nominating a
candidate to contest the Yale constituency against Mr. Lucas, the Con-
servntlve nominee. Divisions in the
party were apparent from the outset.
The delegates were divided between Mr, Stuart Henderson and Mr.
John Oliver, the latter being tho
former leader of the Liberal opposition in tho province, who was defeated in his home constituency of Delta
last election.. Some sections of the
constituency were not represented by
delegates, and one centre, Merrltt,
sent a resolution against contesting
th election.
Mr. Henderson refused to stand as
candtdate unles she was the unanimous choice of the convention, and it
was not possible to arrive at the desired unanimity from the fact that
the Nicola valley delegation bad been
sent pledged to Mr. Oliver's cause.
With the failure of the Liberal
convention to make a nomination,
'he only opposition in sigbl to Mr.
I.nens' election is Mr. .Tnlien. the
iirospectlve Independent candidate
whose retirement from the contest
is already rumored.
Polling Is fixed  for Nov.  28.
At the meeting of the Board of
Trade on Saturday night last the
question of publicity for the city
again came up on a letter from Mr.
Von Dohlen, formerly a resident
here, who wrote Mr. Law on a proposition for uniting the secretarial
duties of the Board of Trade and the
Real Estate Exchange, bringing the
publicity end of the city's work under the Board of Trade.
Members of the Real Exchange Exchange expressed satisfaction with
the present secretary of that organization and held out no hopes for the
new applicant for the position, Mr.
Hull.
Old. members of the Publicity Club
recalled some of the difficulties they
had, while Aid. Naden made a proposal that the city council might
make a vote for publicity purposes
or, say $1,000, and the whole work
be brought under the Board of
Trade.
A committee will go Into the whole
subject.
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STEWART INCORPORATION
Report of  Delegates Who Mot  Premier Received
There was a crowded attendance
Thursday evening at tiie public meeting, held in Hie Presbyterian climb
hall, to receive the report of the delegation sent lo Prince Rupert to meet
Premier McBride and to endorse the
action of the executive committee in
securing a loan of $1,000 from Ihe
government to provide lire fighting
apparatus, says the Portland Canal
Miner.
Presldenl T. J. Vaughan-Rhys, on
behalf of the delegation, presented
in detail th report of the conference
with the premier, Tie statd thai If
the citizens of the old townslte want
d Incorporation he had Hie assurance
of Mr. McBride thai same would be
granted whether or not D. D. Mann's
intersts were  included.
P. F. Godenrath spoke on the
necessity of securing financial assistance for the purchase of fire apparatus and brought in a resolution
which was unanimously carried that
$1,000 be borrowed from the government to be a charge against the future city.
After a motion to lay over the
question of incorporation was defeated, Frank Martin moved that the citizens of Stewart go on record as
favoring incorporation at the earliest
possible moment, which was seconded by Harry Smith. The secretary
then read a proposed act for the incorporation of the town. This was
ordered typewritten and posted in
public places so that all citizens
might study same and be prepared to
discuss the act when William Man-
son, M.P.P., speaks at a public meeting to be held next Friday evening
in Hartley's hall.
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(Special Correspondence)
Skidegate, Nov. 17.—At Queen
Charlotte hospital or. November 13,
Mr. Beaeher, who has been watchman at Pacofi for the last two years,
died. He had contracted a severe
cold before going aboard the steamer
Amur in Vancouver on her last trip
up the coast. When he went aboard
he felt fairly well, but on the morning after he was much worse, and by
the time he reached Pacofi it was decided by himself and others that he
come on to Queen Charlotte hospital.
On arriving in Queen Charlotte he
walked to the hospital assitsed bj
some friends. He grew rapidly worsu
and seccumbed to an acute attack of
pleuro-pneumonia. He was an industrious, trustworthy man and
much respected by all who knew him.
He evidently did not suspect that
his malady was as serious as it was.
Daily on the way from Vancouver he
left his bed and went to other parts
of the ship through the draughts
which no doubt aggravated the case.
All are sorry to lose such a citizen
from our midst
from our midst. He was buried at
Queen Charlotte. Mr. J. L. Barge
had charge of the funeral. Rev. A.
Caley, of Queen Charlotte, officiated
at the funeral.
Selling Off Stock
The stock of goods, in what has
been known as Oi 1 Works Store
(Queen Charlotte Pkg. Co.) is being
rapidly reduced. The company have
decided, to close out the stock at reduced prices and already most of It
lias been sold. Whether the same
company will again-stock up or some
one else open up business remains to
be seen. This store and wharf in connection with it, is an old land-mark.
For many years Mr. R. Tennant and
others conducted a profitable business in refining dog fish oil. It was
for about thirty years the only wharf
on Graham island and all are sorry to
see it fal into disuse. It is in fact
a strategic point and some one will
no doubt open up business there. For
any one wishing to engage in fishing
industry this old site is a very de-
, sirahle   one.
Wireless Equipment
The steamer Leebro has been de-
j livering supplies and material to the
I wireless station for several days past.
Building   Residence
Mr. E. E. Stephens is building a
residence oh bis pre-emption at Dena
river about eight miles from Skidegate.
Experimental Farm
An experimental farm for Graham
Island Is the popular topic of conversation among the settlers.
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;|    MARINE NEWS   I
To Arrive
(Tuesday,  Nov.   22.—  Humboldt   from
Skagway.
Senator from Skagway.
Wednesday, Nov. 23.    Prince Ruperl
from Vancouver.
Prince Allien from Porl Simpson,
Naas and Stewart.
] Thursday,   Nov.   24.—Prince   Albert
from Stewart.
Friday,   Nov.   25.-   Camosun    from
Vancouver.
Saturday, Nov. 20—-Princess Beatrice
from Skagway.
i Sunday,   Nov.   27.— Camosun    from
Stewart.
Prince   Albert   from   Porcher   nnd
Moresby Islands and  Queen Charlotte City.
To Depart
! Tuesday.   Nov.   22-   Humboldt     'or
Seattle.
Senator for   ieattle.
idnesday, Nov, 23,    Prince Albei t
for Stewart.
Thursday,  Nov,  21     Prince  Rupert
foi  Vancouver.
Prince   Albert  for     Porcher     nnd
IN THE COUNTY" COURT OF ATLIN
HOLDEN AT PRINCE RUPERT
APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR
LICENSE
(Form "A"
IN THE  MATTER of  the  estate  of
Charles   Henry    Gilroy,    deceased
intestate.
TAKE NOTICE that by order of
His Honour Judge Young made in
Chambers the Sth day of November,
1910, It was ordered that Marie Victoria Gilroy, or her solicitor, R. I.
B. Warton, shall be allowed to swear
to the death of the above-named deceased as occurring on the 31st day
of September, 1910, at the expiration
of two weeks from the first pub'ica-
tion of notice of the said Order unless in the meantime proof is furnished that the said Charles Henry
Gilroy was alive subsequently to thei
31st day of September, 1910.
Such proof may be given in writing to the Registrar cf the County
Court of Atlin holden at Prince Rupert at the Court House, Prince
Rupert, B. C.
IX THE COUNTY COURT OF ATLIN
HOLDEN AT PRINCE RUPERT.
In the estate of Humbert Comin, deceased,
and
In  the  Estate  of  Giacom; Guidolin,
deceased,
and
In the Estate of Sante Trouant, deceased,
and
In  the  matter  of  "The  Official  Administrator's Aet."
In Chambers,   before    His    Honour
Judge Young.
Dated   the   17th   day   of   November,
1910.
UPON THE APPLICATION of
John Hugh McMullin, Official Administrator for part of the County of
Atlin, for leave to swear to the death
of the above-named Humbert Comin,
Giacome Guidolin, and Sante Trouant, deceased, upon hearing C. V.
Bennett, counsel for the Official Administrator, and upon reading the
affidavits of Isaia Comin and Pietre
Fierin respectively, filed herein,
IT IS ORDERED that the said
Official Administrator shall be allowed to swear to the respective
deaths of the said Humbert Comin,
Giacome Guidolin, and Sante Trouant, deceased, as having occurred on
the 28th day of October, 1910, at the
expiration of two weeks from the
first publication of notice of this order, unless In the meantime proof
is furnished that the said Humbert
Comin, Giacome Guidolin and Sante
Trouant was or were alive subsequently to the said 28th day of October, 1910; such proof may be
given in writing to the Registrar of
the County Court of Atlin at the
Court House, Prince Rupert, B.C.
AND IT IS FluTHER ORDERED
that the said Official Administrator
do publish notice of this order in The
Journal, a newspaper published
weekly at Prince Rupert, B.C., for
the space of two weeks.
I Signed), F. McB. YOUNG,
J. C. C. Atlin
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I, J. Y. Rochester, of the City of
Prince Rupert, in the Province of
British Columbia, real estate agent,
hereby apply to the Board of License
Commissioners for the said City of
Prince Rupert for a Hotel Li"-nse
to sell intoxicating liquors under the
provisions of the Statutes in that behalf and the by-laws of the City of
Prince Rupert, and any amendments
thereto, for the premise;; known and
described as The Empress Hotel, to
commence on the fifteenth day of
December, 1910.
And 1 hereby agree that in case a
licence is granted pursuant to this
application thai no Asiatic shall be
employed, or be permitted to be upon said premises, other than In Ihe
capacity of a guest or customer, nor
shall Asiatics be mployed off said
premises to do any work to be used
in or in any way connected with said
premises, and 1 bereby agree that I
shall accept said license subject to
this agreement, nnd that any breach
of tliis agreement shall render me
liable to all tha penalties provided
tor in Section 19 of th Prince Rupert
Liquor  License  By-law,   1910.
My postoffice address is Prince Ru-
I ert.
The name and address of the
owner of the premises proposed to
be li'-ensed is M. Thorsch Sons, Vienna, Austria.
imied ai  Prince Rupert, this Sth
day of November,  1910.
Nil J. Y. ROCHESTER.
APPLICATION  FOR LIQUOR
LICENSE
(Form "A")
Corley & Burgess, of the city of
Prince Rupert,'in the Province of
British Columbia, hotelkeepers, hereby apply to the Board of License
Commissioners for the said City of
Prince Rupert for a hotel license to
sell intoxicating liquors under the
provisions of the Statutes ln that behalf and the by-laws of the City of
Prince Rupert, and any amendments
thereto, for the premises known and
described as The Royal Hotel, to
commence on the fifteenth day of
December, 1910.
And I hereby agree that in case a
license is granted pursuant to this
application that no Asiatic shall be
employed, or be permitted to be upon
said premises, other than In the capacity of a guest or customer, nor
shall Asiatics be employed off said
premises to do any work to be used
in or in any way connected with said
premises, and I hereby agree that I
shall accept said license subject to
this agreement, and that any breach
of this agreement shall render me
liable to^all the penalties provided
for in Section 19 of the Prince Rupert, Liquor License By-law, 1910.
Our postoffice address is Prince
Rupert, B.C.
The name and address of the owner of the premises proposed to be
licensed is Christiansen & Brandt,
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Dated at Prince Rupert this tenth
day of November, 1910.
Nil CORLEY & BURGESS.
—LADYSMITH —-
COAL
H. B. ROCHESTER,   -   Centre Street
NOTICE
In the County Court of Atlin, holden
at Prince Rupert.
In   the  matter  of  Francis   Patrick
Murphy, deceased, and ln the matter of the "Official Administrator's
Act."
Dated 24th day of October, A.D. 1910
UPON reading   the   affidavits   of
John Hugh McMullin, and the certificate of death of the deceased, it Is
ordered,  that John  Hugh  McMullin,
Official Administrator for the County
Court    District   of  Atlin  embracing
Skeena    and   Queen Charlotte Divisions, shall be Administrator of all
and singular the estate and effects of
Francis   Patrick   Murphy,   deceased,
intestate, and that this Order is published in the Prince Rupert Journal
for two Issues.
J.  McB.  YOUNG, J.
Prince Rupert Private Detective
  Agency 	
N. McDonald, Manager
All kinds of legitimate detective work
handled  for companies and individuals.     Business  strictly  confidential.
P, O. Box 8IW — Phone 210
Moresby Islands and Queen Charlotte City.
Friday, Nov. 26— Camosun for Stewart.
Saturday, Nov. 26. Princess Beatrice for Vancouver.
Sunday, Nov. -7. Camosun for Vancouver,
Mondaj, Not. 28, Prlnci Albert for
Port Simpson, Naas nnd Btewart.
SHIPPING  NOTES
The Senator, due here this evening, will be the only boat south un-
lil the Prince Ruperl on Thursday.
The Humboldt was In this morning
also southbound. She bad a fair list
or passengers  rrom  here.
NOTICE
In tbe County Court of Atlin holden
at Prince Rupert.
In Hie matter of the "Official Administrators Act," and In the matter of
Hie estate of Joseph   Pregent,  deceased, Intestate.
TAKE NOTICE that by order of
His Honour Judge Young made the
8th day of November, 1910, 1 was appointed Administrator of the estate
of Joseph Pregent deceased. All parties Inning claims against the said
estate are hereby required to forward Bamc properly \ erlfli cl to me on
or before the 22nd day of November,
191 0, and all parties Indebted i" i he
said estate are required to pay ihe
amount of their Indebtedness to me
fori li with.
Dated the loth day of November,
1910.
john h. McMullin,
xi l Official Administrator.
ABANDON PORTLAND
The Uaskn Coal I company hns an-
n iuiii ■ 'I   thai   they   hud   abandoned
wrecked    steamship    Portland,
which went aground in the mouth of
the Katalla river. Alaska,,    The v<-
• rl storm which had l n raging in
v    kn   waters  had    made    Bnlvage
iperatiotiB Impossible.
Fred Stork
General Hardware
...i lomplete Line of...
VALVES
Pipe and Pipe Fittings PRINCE RUPERT JOURNAL
Tuesday, November 22, 1910
NEWS OF THE PROVINCE
Items of General Interest From Centres in British Columbia.
LICENSE FOR FIREARMS
Fernie.—The grand jury in their
presentment recommended that no
person should be allowed to have
firearms in their possession without
first taking out a license for the
same, these licenses to be issued at
the option of the Chief of Provincial
Police; and that strong and immediate action be taken in the matter,
also that the police search foreign
laborers  for  weapons.
( (INFLICTING  REGULATIONS
New Westminster,—Owing to conflicting regulations enacted by tbe
Dominion government on the recommendation of the Dominion department of marine and fisheries, all
kinds of fish caught in a seven inch
mesli net in the Fraser river may
still be sold regardless of the regulations prohibiting the catching of
cohoes and dog salmon after November 15. The fishermen are allowed
to continue to use the spring salmon
nets after that date to catch steel-
heads and naturally cannot help
catching some colloes and dog salmon. As it would be useless to throw
these fish back into the river again
the fishermen will be allowed to sell
them as usual, notwithstanding the
fact that it is a direct violation of the
existing regulations. "The regulations are not very satisfactory even
to us," remarked an official of the
local fisheries office this morning,
"and we are hoping that there- will
be a number of amendments made
this year."
SCOTTISH ORDER
Victoria.—To amalgamate all the
Scottish societies of British Columbia
so as to form a Scottish order in the
province is the aim of the Victoria
society and in furtherance of the
scheme favorable replies have already been received from all the
branches in the province. It is proposed to hold a provincial convention
next summer when the idea will
probably take definite shape. The
convention will be enlivened by a
provincial field meet, a dinner and
possibly a concert.
REFUSE COMMISSION
Vancouver.—The Provincial Government upon the recommendation of
the Minister of Education, Hon. Dr.
Young, has decided that the appointment of a Royal Commission as asked for by the members of the city
trustee board, to investigate general
charges of maladministration attributed to the Vancouver School board,
canont be granted.
THE ATHABASCA
Ernest     Tliompson-Seton     Charmed
With the Scenery
PORTLAND CEMENT
Vancouver.—A meeting of the directors of the British Columbia Portland Cement Company was recently
held in Vancouver at which It was
decided to go ahead with just as
much of the preliminary work toward establishing the factory as could
be done this winter. Plans for building nnd equipment are being prepared and will be presented to the directors at their next meeting some
time this month. It is known that
Great Northern people have han
analyses made of the raw cement products at Onemile and they are entirely satisfied with the results obtained and wil] soon begin tbe con-
si ruction of the railway spur. Bonds
of ilie B.C. ol'rtland Cement Co. are
selling rapidly, the first one hundred
thousand dollars of them, with which
Is given 50 per cent in stock, having
been entirely disposed of.
Y.M.C.A, CAMPAIGN
Vancouver.—With a margin of
$6,782.50 to the good, the Y.M.C.A.
campaign committee passed the half
million dollars they had set out to
collect In five (lays. In other words
it was acocmpllshed with half a day
to the good and over $5,000 to spare.
It was decided to devote the spare
half day to collecting funds to pay
off a debt of $20,000 on the building of the Young Women's Christian
Association. When the Young Men's
total was announced on he last day as
$52,485, or a grand total of $279,-
393 collected during the whole campaign there was a scene of unparalleled enthusiasm. The subscriptions
easily eclipse any previous record in
a Canadian city, since the amount
subscribed will average $5 per head
for every man, woman and child of
the whole population. The gifts
ranged from 75 cents to fiv sums of
$25,000. There were three subscriptions of $10,000 each, and IS of
$5,000. A closing rally was held on
Saturday evening at which nn announcement was made that the total
subscriptions to the Y.M.C.A. fund
would approximate $515,000 while
an extra $6,000 was collected to pay
of the debt of the Y.W.C.A. A number of addresses were delivered and
a resolution of smy.pathy was passed
and will be tendered Mr. C. W. Ford,
one of the active workers in the campaign, on account of the dreadful bereavement which he suffered in the
loss of his eldest son, Dr. Harry
Ford, found dead in the woods on
Saturday.
SALE OF DEBENTURES I
Victoria.—An   excellent    showing
in respect to the financial standing
of the city of IVctoria is made in the
sale of debentures, for which tenders
had been called for.    The firm of G.
A. Stimson & Co., Toronto, have purchased through their agent, to. Cavendish   Macneill,  who  is at  present
in the city, over half a millian dol- j
Iars worth of debentures, issued for'
various purposes for $96.04 and Interest.    This was the highest figure
offered by several bidders, the next '■
highest being $95.75.
.Messrs. Stimson & Co., Toronto,!
has also just completed the purchase !
of about $40,000 worth of New West- J
minster debentures.
A hundred miles long is this uncharted steam; fifty feet wire, eight
feet deep, crystal-clear, calm, slow
and deep to the margin; a steamer
could ply on its deep, placid, unob-
structd flood, a child could navigate
it anywhere, so writes Ernest Tbomp-
son-Seton in the November Scribner
on the Athabaska river in an article
entitled "The Arctic Prairies—the
Land of the Buffalo." Continuing,
he says:
The heavenly beauty of the shores,
Willi virgin forests of fresh green
spruces towering a hundred feet
on every side, or varied in open
places with long rows and thick set
hdges of the gorgeous wild red Athabaska rose, made a stream that most
canoemen, woodmen and naturalists
think without a fault or flaw, and
with every river beauty in its highest
possible degree. Not trees and flood
alone had strenuous power to win
our souls; at every point and bank,
in very bend, were living creatures
of the nortli, beaver and bear, not
often seen, but abundant! moose
tracks showed from time to time, and
birds were here in thousands. Rare
winter birds, as we had long been
taught to think them in our southern
homes; here we found them in their
native land, and heard not a few-
sweet melodies of which in far-away
Ontario, Jersey and Maryland we
had been favored only with promising scraps when wintry clouds were
broken by the sun. Nor were the
old familiar ones away—fliclrer, sap-
sucker, hairy woodpecker, kingfisher,
least flycatcher, alder flycatcher,
roben and crow and horned owl were
here to mingle their noises with the
stranger melodies and calls of Lincoln sparrow, fox sparrow, olivesided
flycatcher, snipe, rusty blackbird and
bohemian wax-wing.
I never saw hornedow] so plentiful
elsewhere. I did not know that there
were so many bear and beaver left.
I never was so much impressed by
the splendid raucous clamor of the
cranes, the continual spatter of ducks
the cries of gulls and yellowlegs.
Hour after hour we paddled down
that stately river, adding our three
and a half miles to its one-mile
speed; each turn brought to view
some new and lovelier aspect of bird
and forest life. I never knew a land
of balmier air; I never felt tbe piney
breeze more sweet; nowhere but in
the higher mountains is there such
a tonic sense abroad; the bright
woods and river reaches were eloquent of a clime whose,maladies are
mostly foreign born.
LAND PURCHASE NOTICE
Coast Land District—District of
Skeena.
TAKE NOTICE that we, George
Hie and Robert Corlett, of Little Canyon, B.C., occupation farmer and
farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at tbe south-east portion of an island situated and lying
about two miles below Little Canyon,
near the south bank of the Skeena
river, Range V, Skeena Land District,
District of Coast, thence northerly,
thence easterly, thence southerly
around the shores of the Island back
to the point of beginning and inclosing 30 acres, more or less
GEORGE HIE,
ROBERT CORLETT.
Dated August 1, 1910. A19
LAND PURCHASE NOTICES
LAND PURCHASE NOTICES
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 5V2 miles west from shore
line, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
THOMAS SAMUEL SMITH.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land   District—District of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Charles Ru-
liidge Duiisford, 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 \\<2 miles west
from shore line, thence east SO chains
thence south 80 chains, tlience west
SO chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
CHARLES RUBIDGE DUNSFORD.
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 de-
j scribed lands:—Commencing    at    a
tpost planted about 9  miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 22 7, and
6 Vs   miles  west  from    shore    line,
thence west SO chains, tlience south
JSO   chains,   tlience   east   80   chains,
thence north 80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
NELSON NOEL SMITH.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 193 0. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Edward Robert Wayland, of Fort William, Ont.,
occupation grain merchant, Intends
to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about
7 miles south from southeast corner
of lot 227, and 3y2 miles west from
shore line, thence east 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence south SO chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
EDWARD  ROBERT WAYLAND.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
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Everything Clean and Tasty
Prices Reasonable
CONSERVATIVE HEADQUARTERS
Vancouver. — Local Conservatives
at a meeting a few nights ago passed
a resolution in favor of purchasing
a site and erecting a ten story building at a cost of $450,000 to be used
as headquarters for local nnd provincial Conservatives.
RESIGNATION ACCEPTED
Victoria.—At a sitting of the pro-1
vincial    executive    the    resignations
were received and accepted of Messrs. J
H. N. Rogers,    police    constable at
Skidgate;   Paul  Corrlgan,  a  convict;
guard at the Provincial jail in New I
Westminster;  and William Plum of
Ducks, a justice of the peace.    The
following appointments were all  to
the provincial police—Messrs. James j
O'Hara of Victoria, T. II. Lee of Va-
vona and A. Stewart of Nakusp.
W. F. CARPENTER, PROPRIETOR
Second Avenue, near Seventh Street
LAND PURCHASE NOTICES
IDITAROD'S SEASON'
First   Vi'iir in   Now   Camp   lins   Been
n Very Heavy Producer
Idltarod's first active mining sen-
son, now drawing to a close, puis li
far ahead in production of any new
camp In the history of Alaska, saws
a despatch. During mosl of the summer the water in tbe river was so
low thai boats of any size could only
come up to Dykeman, eighty-five
miles from Iditarod ey river, and
thousands of tons of all kinds of mining machinery and supplies are cached for miles along the river banks,
awaiting the freeze-up, to be taken
In over tbe ice.
The output of gold this year In this
district has already exceeded $600,-
000, and next year Flat Sreek alone
will produce $5,000,000. Doc Mad-
ing's lase on Flat Creek Is estimated
to produce $50,000 a (lay all next
season.
The stampede started some weeks
ago to tbe Kuskowlm country Is still
on, practically unabated. The body
of Robert Brown, a Dawson miner
who joined the Stampede, was found
STRATHOONA'S gift
Lord Strathcona, Canadian
high commissioner In London,
hns donated $600,000 to the
Strathcona trust fund for the
encouragement of physical
training and elementary military drill In the public schools
of Canada. Lord Strathcona
last year gave $300,000 to establish the fund, which now
gives an annual Income of
$20,000 to the Dominion In
charge.
near the divide, mutilated by wild
animals or dogs. Money and other
valuables amounting to $495 were
found sewed in liis shirt. It is
thought death was the result of exposure. Heavy fogs have prevailed
in the mountains and it is believed a
great many have perished.
The Kuskokwim   country  will  de-
elop Into a great mining region and
/ill witness a great stampede, both
'>>• trail and water, next year.
Prince Rupert Land District—District of Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Peter P.
Rorvik, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation master mariner, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner, one-half mile northeast
of Epbegsnia Point, North land of
Queen Charlotte Island Group,
thence nortli 40 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence south 40 chains,
tlience west SO chains to point of
commencement, containing 320 acres
more or less.
PETER  P.  RORVIK.
Dated October 9th, 11110. N18
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE thai Elizabeth N.
Kerr, of Victoria, occupation married
woman, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about one mile west
I'rom tbe southwest corner of Timber
Limit 31833, theuce west 80 chains,
thence north SO chains, tlience east
SO chains, tbence soutii 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
64 0 acres, more or less.
ELIZABETH N. KERR,
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated October 6t.h, 1910.        Nil
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that I, John W.
Maxwell, of Vancouver, occupation
engineer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the northeast corner
of Timber Limit 31854, thence east.
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
tlience west SO chains, tlience north
SO chains to point of commencement,
containing 640 acres, more or less.
JOHN to. MAXWELL.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated October Oth, 1910.        Nil
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Norman M.
Patterson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:-—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 1% miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence east
SO chains, tlience north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres!
NORMAN M. PATTERSON.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Benjamin Os-
trander, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3% miles west of shore
line, thence east SO chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, contalninfi
640 acres.
BENJAMIN OSTRANDER.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
LAND PURCHASE  NOTICES
Omlneca Land District—District of
Coast, Range Five.
TAKE NOTICE that E. Lucas, of
West Carnie, Ont., occupation banker,
Intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of lot
2287, District of Coast, Range Five,
and marked E.L.'s N.W. corner,
tbence east 8,0 chains, thence south
8" chains, thenee west SO chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
E.  LUCAS.
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, thence
Bouth 80 chains, thence east 40
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
320 acres, more or less.
W. G. WHITESIDES,
Steven McNeill, Agent.
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Robert Joseph
Nott, of Victoria, occupation steam-
fitter, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about the southwest corner of Timber Limit 37039, thence
west 80 chains, tbence nortb 80
chains, thence east SO chains, tlience
soutii 80 chains, to point of commencement, containing 640 acres,
more or less.
ROBERT   JOSEPH   NOTT.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated October 7th, 1910. Nil
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Jennie Wilkerson, of Victoria, occupation stenographer, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about one mile west
from the southwest corner of Timber Limit 31833, thence east SO
chains, thence north 80 chains,
theuce west 80 chains, tbence south
SO chains to point of commencement,
containing 640 acres, more or less.
JENNIE WILKERSON.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated Oct. 6th, 1910. Nil
Skeena Land District—District of
. Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that E. N. Ens-
worth, of Fort William, Ont., occupation accountant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 9 miles
south of the southeast corner of Lot
227, and hy2 miles west from shore
line, thence west' SO chains, tbence
north 80 chains, thenee east 80
chains, tlience south SO chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
E. N.  ENSWORTH.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land  District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that William Curtis Lillie, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, intends to apply for
permisison to purchase the following
described  hinds:—Commencing at a
jpost  planted  about  7  miles     south
[from   southeast   corner  of  Lot   227,
and 3y2  miles west from shore line,
I thence west SO eiiains, thence south
[80   chains,   thence   east   SO   chains,
thence north  80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
WILLIAM CURTIS LILLIE.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that John Russel
Smith, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about seven
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3'/2 miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
tlience north 80 chains, thence east
SO chains, thenee south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
JOHN RUSSEL SMITH.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupr'ion
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii short of Crow Bay,
thenee soutii 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence north SO chains,
thence east SO chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s N.E. corner.
Dated August ISth. 1910.
SI6 KENZIE McLEOD .MclNNES.
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the south shore of Crow Lake,
thence south 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s N.W. corner.'
Dated August 18th, 1910.
S16 KENZIE McLEOD MclNNES.
Skeena Land District—District of
• Cassiar.
TAKE NOTICE that Reginald
Davey, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation machinist, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands, In the vicinity of
Citwancool or Chean Wein Valley: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west corner and about 6V1
miles distant, in a north-westerly direction from the north end of Kitwancool Lake, thence south 80
chains, tbence east SO chains, tlience
north 40 chains, tbence west 40
chains, thence north 40 chains,
chains, tbence west 40 chains to a
point of commencement, and containing 4S0 acres, (more or less).
REGINALD   DAVEY.
James to. Smith, Agent.
Dated May 30, 1910. Jy8
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Agnes Smith,
of Fort William,    Ont.,    occupation
widow, intends to apply for permission  to  purchase  tbe  following  described lands:—Commencing    at    a
post     planted  about  9  miles  south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227,
and 3 \2  miles west from shore line,
thencfie east SO chains, thence south
80    chains,    thence west SO chains,
thence  north  SO  chains  to  point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres
AGNES SMITH.
Arthur Robertson, Agent
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land  District—District  of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Sidney Smith,
of Fort  William,   Ont.,    occupation
gentleman, intends to apply for permission   to  purchase   the   following
described  lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about nine miles south
from the southeast corner of lot 227,
and 3 y2 miles west from shore line,
thence east 80 chains, thence north
80   chains,   thence   west   80   chains,
thence south SO  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
SIDNEY SMITH.
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
lands:—-Commencing at a post planted     about    nine   miles   south   from
southeasl corner of Lot 227, and 3 H
miles  west   from  Bhore line, tlience
[west   SO  chains,   tlience    south     80
;chains, tlience east SO chains, tlience
north     80   eiiains  to point  of commencement, containing 640 acres
ARDAGH   SMITH
Arthur Robertson. Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910.        ' S30
COAL CLAIMS
Skeena  District—Queen  Charlotte
Islands.
To all to whom It may concern:-—
NOTICE Is hereby given that I, the
underelgned, intend to apply for a
icense to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum upon the following lands
situate on Graham Island, one of the
Queen Charlotte Group, in the Province of British Columbia, and more
particularly described as follows, viz:
Commencing at a stake planted one
and a quarter miles west of the
north-east corner of Louis Inlet, and
marked "P. C. Coates' S. E. Corner
Claim No. 1," thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence south 80 chains to
the place of commencement.
Staked June 14th, 1910.
Dated this 28th day of July, 1910.
P. C. COATES,
By his Agent, Wm. Edward Laird.
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COAL CLAIMS
Skeena  District—Queen   Charlotte
Islands.
To all to whom it may concern:—
NOTICE is hereby given that I, the
undersigned Intend to apply for a
Icense to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum upon the following lands,
situated on Graham Island, one of
the Queen Charlotte group, In the
Province of British Columbia, and
more particularly described as follows, viz:—Coii.emncIng at a stake
planked at the S. E. corner of P. C.
Coates' Claim No. 1, and marked
"Wm. Penman's S. W. Corner, Claim
No. 1," thence east 80 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence south, 80 chains to the
ilace of commencement.
Staked, June 14th, 1910.
Dated this 28th days of July, 1910.
WM. PENMAN.
By his Agent, Wm. Edward Laird.
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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   the   following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
3 y2   miles  west  from    shore    line,
tlience west 80 chains, thence north
80   chains,    thence  east  80  chains,
tlience south 80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres,
JOHN L. DAVIDSON.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Josephine J.
Davidson, of Victoria, B. C, occupation married woman. Intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 9 miles
south of the southeast corner of Lot
227, and 5 % miles west from shore
line, thence east SO chains, tbence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
JOSEPHINE J. DAVIDSON.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that James Henry
Smith, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
agent, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5 y, miles west from Bhore line.,
thence east 80 chains, thence north
SO chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
JAMES HENRY SMITH.
Arthur Robertson, Agent
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30 L •       -      ■        •      '■
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Tuesday, November 22, 1910
THE   PBDJCB   RTJPlSfttf  JOURNAL
MUNICIPAL  AFFAIRS
Union of  B. C. Nunicipalities Discuss
Questions of
Interest.
Convention Dealt With Subjects That
Are  to  go  Hefore  the
Government
At the sixth annual convention of
the Union of British Columbia Municipalities held at Salmon Arm, and
brought to a close Friday night by a
banquet, there were forty-three delegates present, the largest number In
attendance since its inception.
President Bell in his report stated
that he would like to have the attention of the government drawn to
the necessity of passing legislation
dealing with the width of streets ln
towns and cities, and dealing with
the white slave traffic.
Tbe secretary's report showed a
balance on hand of $822.04.
All members of the cabinet sent
letters expressing regret that they
could not be present.
The following recommendations to
the government, made by the executive, were ordered re-submitted, as
no action had up to the present been
taken. Asking that the Municipal
Clauses Act be divided into three
classes, for cities of the first and
second class, and for rural municipalities; re industrial home; municipal
ownership of telephones; votes for
householders in other municipalities
which wish It, the same as In New
Westminster, vote on local Improvement by-laws; declarations of householders; licensing bankers, and continuity in office of council. Also to
recommend that the government see
that all lands under lease from the
Dominion government are assessed.
The resolutions committee was
asked to draw up a resolution to the
government asking that it pass a
local Improvement general act.
The constitution of the union was
amended, on motion of Mayor Robin,
son, so that in future municipal
solicitors, engineers, clerks, health
officers and electricians are eligible
as delegates.
A strong resolution, proposed by
Reeve Pound, of South Vancouver,
was adopted, asking the government
to take over the sanatorium at Tran-
quille for both incipient and advanced cases of tuberculosis and to introduce legislation providing for the
maintenance of the institution by assessment of all municipalities, such
assessment to be based on either the
assessment roll or the population.
Papers were read on the automobile question by Reeve Byrne, and
on municipal publicity by Mayor Lee.
On the programme was an open discussion on the question of municipal
government by commission or board
of control but this was left over until next year's convention. In the
meantime the executive are to secure
papers from experts dealing with the
subject in readiness for the next
meeting.
The election of officers resulted as
follows: —
President—Mayor Planta, of Nanaimo. Mayor Bell was nominated
for re-election, but declined the
nomination as he intends retiring
from municipal life.
Vice President—Mayor Robinson,
Kamloops.
Secretary-treasurer—H. Bose, Surrey, re-elected.
Executive committee — Twelve
names were proposed and the following seven eleced—Reeve Byrne,
Burnaby; Mayor Sutherland, Kelowna; Mayor Hamilton, Revelstoke;
Aid. Bannerman, Victoria; Reeve Mc-
Naught, of Nortli Vancouver district,
and Aid. Enrlgbt, of Vancouver, and
Mayor Lee of New Westminster.
Victoria was chosen as the place
for the next meeting after a spirited
contest between that city, Chilliwack
and New Westminster.
It was n most successful gatherlig
and It is a noteworthy fact lhal out
of 19 municipalities in the province
44 nrc niemin is of the unior.
IRELAND'S  PARLIAMENT
Proposal of the Imperial Home Rule
Association
The Imperial Home Rule Association, a body composed chiefly of Irish
Liberals, has drafted a scheme of
home rule on a comprehensive scale.
Under this scheme Ireland's parliament, would consist of a house of
commons of 150 members and a senate of lift.y-six members, the former
to be elected for three and the latter
for five yars. Each county and
county borough would elect a senator, except Dublin and Belfast,
which would each return two; and
fifteen would be elected by the universities. Ireland would be represented in tbe imperial parliament by
fifteen members for every million in
habitants, which means there would J
be between sixty and seventy Irish
representatives at Westminster.
The lord-lieutenant, no longer a
member of the imperial government,
would select the head of the executive to be known as the first lord of
the treasury, who in turn would
choose ministers of finance, local
government, education, agriculture
and commerce, public works, and
posts and telegraphs. These, with
the lord chancellor, the attorney-
general and the solicitor-general,
would form the administration.
The activities of the Dublin parliament would be confined strictly to
matters relating to the internal government of the country. It would
have no power to legislate on questions affecting Irish relationship with
other countries, national defence, the
levying of customs or excise duties,
or on any item comprised In a schedule of "prohibited" subjects. A parliamentary court of appeal would be
constituted, consisting of two Irish
and three imperial lords justices, by
whom all legislative and administrative acts of the Irish authority would
be reviewed. Any act which the
court regarded as beyond the powers
of the parliament would become
null and void, unless the decision
were reversed by the judicial committee of the imperial privy council.
In the event of disagreement, senators and commons would meet in
joint session to determine the issue.
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CRIME RECORD
Report of Minister of Justice Gives
Interesting Information
A WHITE  PROVINCE
Provincial Government Consider the Question of Introducing High
Class Help.
Legislature Will   Be   Asked to Vote
Adidtional Sum to
Assist
The annual report of the minister
of justice now to hand shows that
crime, like everything else ln Canada, Is on the Increase, though apparently the growth Is much slower
than in other and better things.
There were 15,350 charges and 11,-
449 convictions for indictable offences during the year ended September 30, 1909, an increase of 110
charges and 115 convictions during
the year. Both Jcharges and convictions have increased during the year
in Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and Alberta, while they have decreased in New Brunswick, Quebec,
Manitoba and British Columbia; as
for Ontario and the Yukon, the figures show a decrease in charges and
an Increase in convictions; whereas
in Nova Scotia the charges are higher and convictions lower in 1909
than they were the year before. The
percentage of acquittals for 1909 Is
lower than the general average in
New Brunswick, Quebec, Manitoba,
British Columbia and the Yukon, and
higher in Prince Edward Island,
Nova Scotia, Ontario, Saskatchewan
and Alberta.
In proportion to population the
share of criminality is lower in the
Maritime Provinces and Quebec than
elsewhere, while it is highest In British Columbia and the Yukon.
Throughout Canada there were forty-
two charges and eighteen convictions
for murder; attempted murder twen-
ey-eight charges and fourteen convictions; manslaughter, thirty-six
charges and twenty-four convictions.
Of the forty-two charges for murder, fifteen were tried in Ontario,
eleven In British Columbia, five in
New Brunswick, three each in Quebec and Saskatchewan, and one in
Nova Scotia. There were 7,404
charges of theft and 5,761 convictions, and 1,125 charges of burglary
and highway robbery, with 848 convictions. There were 274 convictions
for perjury, and nine convictions for
usury. There were 711 pardons
granted, including 578 tickets or
leave.
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NEW EDITION
Immigration questions in their various ramifications were tentatively
considered at a recent meeting of the
provincial executive, being brought
forward by Hon. W. J. Bowser as
acting finance minister in a verbal report of his conference with Commissioner Coombs and Col. Lamb of the
Salvation Army with respect to an
extension and development of the
plan adopted last year for bringing
out Old Country domestic servants
and bona fide laborers with provincial aid and under the Army's auspices.
The arrangement entered into
prior to last session of advances to
the new-comers through the Army,
has been found to work out most advantageously to all directly concerned and to the country; and a supplementary grant for the extension of a
work so auspiciously inaugurated
will be included in the estimates for
the coming session.
Under last year's grant of ?20,000
a commodious and admirably equipped reception home for the Army's
domestic colonists has been provided
in Vancouver, at a cost of approximately $10,000; while 160 young women, thoroughly trained in housewifely employments instead of the
100 guaranteed by the Army when
the arrangement was entered into
have been introduced to British Columbia.
All have been readily placed in situations imemdiately upon arrival—
In fact the demand has far exceeded
the supply—and all have proven
themselves servants of just the class
that the country needs. Some few
have married since coming to British
Columbia and these and others ln
employment are making returns to
the Army on accbunt of the advances
made to them for passage moneys
and expenses, these refunds being
thus available for further prosecution of this assisted immigration
plan.
Special action to meet the necessities of the provincial fruit growers
for a more adequate labor supply,
particularly for the picking and
packing of the orchard output was
also considered by the members of
the cabinet, it being freely conceded
that the orchardists at present labor
in this connection, and that such relief as it may be possible to afford
should he given them.
The government will, however,
stand firmly against the relaxation In
any slightest particular of its well
understood and consistently maintained policy of restricting by every
means at its command the introduction of every class of Asiatic labor—
be it Chinese, Japanese or East India—in fact all Imimgration that Is
non-assimilative and capable of being
ultimately developed into good clti-
enship.
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WHAT'S IN A NAME?
The University of Cambridge has
taken over the control and copyright
of the Encyclopaedia Brltannlca, and
will publish a new and complete ei}-
i lion aboul the end if the present
year. It is said that this, the
eleventh edition, which lias been
elghl years in preparation, entirely
supersedes preceding (Millions of the
great work, and Is a wholly fresh and
original survey or all existing knowledge In every field or human thought,
research and achievement. Il will
be comprised in 2S quarto volumes,
of which the last will be devoted to
a full and comprehensive index. In
more than one department, says the
University Press, the new encyclopaedia has been deliberately made
the medium through which mltherto
unpublished theories and discoveries
are now first made accessible to the
world. An important feature of the
new encyclopaedia will be the great,
reduction of its bulk and weight by
the use of India paper. On this
paper it will occupy but two feet of
shelf room and Its weight will not
exceed sixty pounds,, making il a
comparatively portable work. The
ordinary paper impression will weigh
more than two hundred pounds and
occupy nearly six feet of shelf-room.
mrnmm
The Westholme
Lumber Company, Ld.
We carry the largest stock of
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Quotations given on short notice in all lines.
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Prize of Twenty Dollars in Gold for
the Most Appropriate Xiiiiie for the
New Town in Pleasant Valley to be
Put on the Market by Messrs. to.
S. Benson and the Law-Butler Co.
Messrs. to. S. Benson and the Law-
Butler Company have acquired a
piece of land for TOWNSITE
PURPOSES in the famous Pleasant
Valley, (a valley within the greater
Bulkley), on the line of the G, T. P.
Railway, about thirty miles e;i-l
from Aldermere, and eighty-live
miles from Hazelton, at the junction
of the Bulkley and Buck Rivers. It.
is the natural townsite for Pleasant
Valley, which  is one or the richest
i valleys, and contains some or the
best land in the Interior of British
Columbia, The land in tliis valley is
all   taken,   and   the   greater   portion
I settled on. The trail to Francois,
Fraser and Ootsa Lakes runs within
a mile of the Townsite, and will be
diverted to this town. The site is
surrounded by the richest agricultural lands, as well as coal lands, is
only five miles from the famous Barrett Ranch, conceded one of the best
in British Columbia. Engineers and
surveyors are now on the ground
platting the site, and the above firms
anticipate putting the lots on the
market by January 1st. Tbey have
not,   however,   quite   decided   on   a
| name   for   the   town,   and   believing
j thoroughly in the old adage that
"everythlnk's in a name," are going
lo offer a prize of TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) IN GOLD, for the
most suitable and appropriate name
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SHERWIN & WILLIAMS
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COVER THE EARTH.
WE   ARE   SOLE   AGENTS
CARLOAD JUST ARRIVED
Ready Nixed Paints,
Paints Ground in Oil,
Paints Ground in Japan,
Varnishes, Shellac, etc.
Water Stains
and
Decotint
IN ALL COLOHS
Prince Rupert Hardware & Supply
Company, Ltd. thos. dunn, m.
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Oliver
Typewriter
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again. Then Its tremendous significance will dawn upon you.
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perfected typewriter on the market
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The typewriter whose conquest of
the commercial world is a matter of
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The typewriter that is equipped
with scores of such conveniences as
"The Balance Shift"—"The Ruling
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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 first insertion of
this notice the Company will apply
to the Governor-ln-Council for the
approval thereof.
Dated at Victoria, British Columbia, this 16th day of September,
1910.
GERARD RUEL,
Chief Solicitor.
EBERTS & TAYLOR,
S23 AgentB at Victoria, B.C.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OP ATLIN
HOLDEN AT ATLIN
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.
PATRICK FOLEY,
A6-OS Administrator.
NOTICE  TO  CONTRACTORS
Skeena Land District—District of
Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that Alice M.
Tovey of Vancouver, B.C., married
woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the N. W. corner of
John Furlong's pre-emption and near
Lakelse Lake, thence east 40 chains,
thence north 40 chains, thenee west
40 chains more or less to the shore
line of Lakelse Lake, and thence
south 40 chains along the shore of
Ihe Lake to point, of commencement,
and containing 100 acreB, more or
less.
ALICE TOVEY.
Dated October 17, 1910. N2
for their new town.
Conditions are as follows: Contest
open to Hie world. The niiinc must
bo one word, nol to exceed ten letters, and a reason given why the
contestant considers It an appropriate name. The contest closes on Friday, November 2nth, at six o'clock
p.m.
Address all communications to
either W. S. Benson, or the Law-Butler Company, Prince Rupert, B.C.
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, Prinee Rupert; the Mining
Recorder, Jedway; and the Department of Public Works, Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted hank eheqee
or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable
to the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works, for the sum of $126,
which shall be forfeited if the party
tendering decline to enter into con-
trac. when called upon to do so, or
If he fall to complete the work contracted for. Tbe cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be relurned lo them upon
the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made oul on tbe tonus supplied,
signed wiili ihe actual signature of
Ihe tenderer and enclosed in the "ii-
\' lopes fin nlshed.
The lowesl or any tender nol
nece isarlly accepted
K. C, GAMBLE,
Public- Works Engl] r.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., September 7, 1910.
EXAMINATION    FOR   INSPECTOH
OF STEAM BOILERS AND
MACHINERY
We announced this new sales plan
recently, just to feel the pulse of the
people. Simply a small cash payment—then 17 cents a day. That
is the plan in a nutshell.
The result has been such a deluge of applications for machines
that we are simply aatounded.
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 band.
A Quarter of a Million People are
Making Money With
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The Standard  Visible Writer
Tbe 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
yours.
Wherever you are, there's work to
he done and money to be made by
using the Oliver, i'be 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 hi our battle cry today. We
have made the Ollrer supreme ln
usofulntws nnd absolutely Indispensable In business. Now comes the
conquest of the home.
Tbe simplicity and strength of the
Oliver lit it ror family use. It Is becoming nn Important tnclor In the
home training of young people An
educator as well as a money maker.
Our new Belling plan puts the
Oliver on the threshold of every
home lu America. Will you close
the door of your home or office on
ibis remarkable Oliver opportunity?
Write for further details of our
easy offer nnd a free copy or the new
Oliver catalogue.    Address:
R. C. BEAN
Prince Rupert Agent
General   Offices:    Oliver   Typewriter
Building, Chicago, 111.
Work started the first of the week
In driving the piling for the new mill
of the Portland Canal Lumber Co,
says the Portland Canal Miner. The
site is adjacent to the railway company's approach to the wharf. The
mill will have an initial capacity of
25,000 feet per day.
Musk melons, .'14 inches long, have
been grown near Marcus, this summer.
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
forms can be had on application to
the undersigned, to whom the former
niusi be returned correctly filled In,
i.ut   later   than   October   24th,   1910.
Salary ■•' l 30 per month, Increa ling al
the rate of $6 per month each year
to ;i maximum of $1 su.
JOHN PECK.
Chief Inspector of Machinery,
New Westminster, B.C.
CANCELLATION   OK   RESERVE
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown landB In
the vicinity or Babine Lake, and
situate In Cassiar District, notice of
which bearing date .Line 30th, 1909,
was published In the British Columbia Gazette, dated July 2nd, 1D08, la
cancelled,
ROBERT A. RUNWICK,
Deputy Commissioner of Lands,
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 1flth, 1910
(First insertion July 5.)
■Hi THE   PRINCE   RUPERT  JOURNAL
Tuesday, November 22, 1910
THE VOTERS' LIST
City Solicitors Give Opinion as to Non-
British Subjects.
Alil.   Hilditch is   Not   Satisfied  With
tile Course  Pursued in Admitting Names
Tiie city council last evening bad
presented for its consideration the
opinion of the city solicitor relative
to the subject of placing names of
property owners on the voters' list,
wiib special attention to the steps to
be taken to prevent those who were
not Britisli subjects from going on.
The city clerk rend a communication
from to, 10. Williams on this subject,
as follows: —
"In reply to your communication
of the 18th inst., in regard to the
above matter, we would say that section 13 of tiie Municipal Elections
Act as interpreted by us means as
follows: —
"1. No person not a British subject shall take any steps to have his
or her name inserted on the voters'
list.
"2. No person as above shall be allowed to vote at any municipal election.
"As for the position of the city
clerk it would appear to be largely
a mechanical one, subject to the following rules:—
"(a) Any person who has declared
himself to be a British subject should
have his name put on the list by the
clerk.
"(b) Any one whose citizenship is
not known to the city clerk, but who
prime facie Is entitled to be entered
on the voters' list, should be so entered.
"(c) As to the point where the
city clerk believes a man to be a non-
British subject but lias no positive
evidence to that effect, it is a matter
to be remedied by the city clerk according to any instructions received
by the council. The result would be
ns follows: If the clerk refused to
put the name on the list the person
being entited to have his name so
inserted has redress before the court
of revision, or ir the clerk places a
name on the list which is not entitled to be there any one may raise
objections before a court of revision
and tiie matter can be remedied.
There is no possible legal rule governing this point. It would certainly
not he an offence for the city clerk to
put on the name of a person in the
absence of any evidence who Is not
entitled to vote nor would It be a
legal offence for the city clerk to
leave such a name off under the conscientious belief that the person wns
not a British subject.
"The proper remedy In such case
Is before the court of revision. This
is what is contemplated in section
14, subsection (c). Errors are bound
to be made both ways. All the act
purports to do in the mutter is to
provide a remedy before the court, of
revision, the final decision thereof to;
be enforced.   Yours truly,
W, E. WILLIAMS.
Aid.   Hilditch   wanted   section   13
referred  to  In   the    communication
rend.
This was done, the section rending
that the name of no one not a British !
subject should be placed on the voters' list.
Aid. Hilditch said he felt that this
hardly agreed with the advice of the
city solicitor,
Aid. Naden wanted to know how
Aid. Hildltch would prevent a name
going on.
Aid. Hilditch said that when this
was up a few weeks ago. Aid. Naden
had given as an opinion that these
names must nil go on. Had sieps
been taken then to have required a
declaration by tbe property owners
similar toth e course taken with II-
censebolders, all trouble would have
been prevented.    This indiscriminate
pacing of names on the list was open
to all kinds of trickery.
Aid. Pattullo felt that if the discretion were eft with the city clerk
it would be open to greater chances
of trickery. In the absence of any
evidence to the contrary these names
should be placed on the list. The
names could be challenged at the
court of revision or on election day.
Aid. Hilditch held that these men
should all be forced to make affidavit
before their names went on the list.
Aid. Naden did not think that the
municipal clauses act gave the power
to require this test.
Aid. Ilililiiiii said in Nanaimo the
test was made. He did nol feel satis,
lied witli iin- Idler ol' the city solicitor,    ih- t'eii ii should be sent back.
Tiie report wns adopted.
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WHARF EXTENSION
Local News
Waterfront of City Will Soon be Well
Provided With Landing
Places.
Great Cement   Piles on Government
Work   Ready  for Putting
in Place
The waterfront of Prince Rupert
presents a picture gratifying to all
who have faith in the commercial
question of the place. Tbe Westholme Lumber company are about
ready to put the first of the re-in-
forced piles in the water. These
vary in length from moderately
short to over So feet in length, and
include the longest concrete piles
ever put in use in any port in the
world. The completion of the 600
feet of wharfage for the Government
will put upon the waterfront of this
harbor a work of which al residents
will feel justly proud.
The Swanson Bay wharf now used
by tiie Westholme Company, immediate adjoins the Government section,
while Immediately adjoining this 200
feet the Westholme Company has
put in another wharf which while it
has not concrete piles in front of it
lins a very substantial sea wall bujlt
along the waterfront and is a wharf
of most enduring character.
The G.T.P. is also extending its facilities for haridling trade. The new
wharf built of treated piles will have
the nearest warehouse moved onto it.
This will afford the company an opportunity to replace the piles in the
part of the wharf extending over to
the main warehouse.
The intention of the company is to
put the whole of its wharfage in first
class shape now.
PILOT FOR PORT
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ceedlng without a pilot came to grief
nnd the port through no fault of its
waters or the passages leading to it
got a bad reputation. The passages!
from the ocean with tbe currents j
tbat existed here required a pilot
versed in all the conditions If ship-j
ping entering the harbor was to be1
sa Te.
Arter some discussion hy the hoard
it >was decided that the wisest course]
was to recommend the appointment
or a pilotage authority for this port)
and a resolution asking the Dominion Government to do so was passed.
The intention of the board, based
on the report made by Capt. McCoskrie seemed to aim at a small
number of pilots at the start until
the shipping Increased In the way of
trans-Pacific       vessels. Coasting
steamers which carried their own
pilots could be charged a nominal
amount to be decided by the pilotage
authority which would be appointed.
WANTED
Good seamstress wanted. Apply
E. A. Barbeau, milliner, Hergerson
Block.
A meeting is being held this afternoon by the wives of the members of
the Kaien Island Club, at the club
quarters for further arrangements
regarding the Ladies Athletic Association, which has been organizd in
this city.. It is the intention of the
ladies to hold the first meet in the
gymnasium next Friday afternoon.
The masked carnival at the rink is
to be held tomorrow evening. Prizes
are to be given for the most graceful
lady or gentleman skaters, also a
prize for tbe boy under 12 years of
age who wil win the race which will
be held. A great deal of interest
was aroused al the last skating carnival and this next one promises to
be even more interesting.
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A birthday reception and musical
entertainment is to lie given tomorrow evening at S o'clock by the
ladies of the Presbyterian church in
the church biulding. Little silk bags
have been provided and have been
sent to as many friends as possible
along with an invitation to be present. The bags are to be returned
containing as many cents as the person who receives it is years old. A
splendid programme lias been provided and it is Hie intention of the ladies
to make'this undertaking a success.
Refreshments will be served during
the evening, and a profitable social
time is promised. Everybody is invited to attend this gathering. Bugs
will be provided nt the door for those
who have not received any.
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The entertainment to be given by
the children of the city under the direction of tiie Ladies' Auxiliary of
the General Hospital on Friday evening, will no doubt be a very interesting and well attended affair, and
promises to be a great success, which
can very well be said of all undertakings of the Ladies Auxiliary to
(late. The children, under the supervision of Mr. Hunter, Miss Rae, Miss
Frond and Mrs. Humble, have been
practising very hard for some time
past, and everything is in fine shape
Tor Friday evening. The Boy
Scouts, who have been training for
sometime under Mr. Brown and Dr.
Reddie, are also to assist in entertaining. The fftogramme will commence at S o'clock sharp. Tickets
may be procured from any of the
school children.
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A meeting which aroused a good
deal of interest among the members
of the Brotherhood of the Baptist
church was held last evening. After
the general business a somewhat
novel and interesting means of entertainment in the manner of an impromptu debate was resorted to. The
audience was divided into two factions, one being the affirmative and
the other the negative, and then the
subject, "Resolved that w^e learn
more by observation than by reading" was given out. Everybody had|
to make a speech relative to the subject, and a number of very good arguments were put forth by both
sides. Some of the debaters made
their first appearance ns public
speakers and were somewhat nervous, but as a whole the debate was
very Interesting and a few of the
speakers were able to gain laurels
for themselves In the way of speaking In public. Both sides were very
evenly matched, but the decision was
given In favor of the affirmative with
a very small margin.
BY-LAW NO.
NOTICE TO ELECTORS ON ELECTRIC
LIGHT DEBENTURE BYLAW.
A BY-LAW OF THE CITY OF
PRINCE RUPERT TO CREATE A
DEBT OF $66,000 BY THE ISSUE
OF uEBENTURES FOR THE
PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING
AND ERECTING A CIVIC ELECTRIC LIGHTING PLANT IN THE
CITY  OF PRINCE  RUPERT.
WHEREAS, by the Municipal
Clauses Act and Amending Acts, the
City of Prince Rupert is enabled to
construct and erect a civic electric
lighting plant;
AND WHEREAS, il is expedient
for the Municipality of the City of
Prince Rupert to construct and erect
a  civic electric  lighting  plant;
AND WHEREAS, the amount of
the debt, necessary to be incurred by
the Municipal Corporation of the
City Of Prince Ruperl for erecting
and installing said electric lighting
planl  in $66,000.
AND WHEREAS, the said civic
lighting plant is nol yel erected nnd
will nol be completed before Ihe
lirst day of December, 1910, and the
estimated amount or rates chargeable
for the year in which this by-law is
passed, being the year 1910, and to
accrue to the Municipal Corporation
of the City of Prince Rupert from the
said electric lighting plant are only
such as can be collected for one
month, namely: for the month of December,  1910, and are estimated at
DEATH OF MISS. YOUNG
Judge Young Suffers Bereavement in
Passing Away of His Mother
THE   GENUINE
Round Oak Coal and Wood Heater
All castings made of pure pig iron, body made of
boiler plate, has cone centre grate forcing coal to
sides ol fire pot; hot blast around lire pot: it burns nil
gnses nnd black smoke: it cokes the coal, making un
even, steady fire; feed nnd draught doors ground on
nnd nil joints nil- tight, The most durable and economical Stove ever put on the market, nnd u reputation of nearly 40 years behind ii. Shovel, Poker and
Asb Pan furnished witli each Stove.
OUR BONA FIDE OFFER delivered f.o.b. wharf Prince    |
Rupert, at our Victoria prices as sold in our showrooms   '•'
No. 12, $25.00: No. 14, $30.00; No. 16,  $35.00; No. 18, $40.00   *
CASH   TO   ACCOMPANY   EACH   ORDER
Watson & McGregor j
647 Johnson Street VICTORIA, B.C. f
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Judge Young a few days ago received the sad intelligence that his
mother had died In Victoria. She had
reacbod the advanced age of 88
years. Deceased was the widow of
the late Alexander Young who was a
prominent clergyman of the Presbyterian church in Montreal and also at
points in Ontario.
Of late years after the death of her
husband, Mrs. Young has lived on
the Pacific Coast, to be near her sons,
Judge Young of this city, and Hon-
II. E. Young, provincial secretary in
the local government at Victoria.
In spite of fi'er advancing years, up
to a very few years ago she was quite
active, taking a deep interest up to
tbe last in  all concerns of the day.
Mr. W. H. Morrison, general secretary of the Y.M.C.A. camps along
the Skeena river, returned to the
city last evening on the Beatrice, after having been on a trip as far east
as Montreal. He will go up the river
today.
AND WHEREAS, the estimated
amount of rates chargeable for the
year 1911, and to accrue to the Municipal Corporation of the City of
Prince Rupert from the said electric
lighting plant is  $24,100.10;
AND WHEREAS, ' there is i o
amount of money or debt owing by
the said City which is chargeable
against said rates;
AND WHEREAS, the said debt of
$66,000 is created on the security or
the said electric light rates, together
with the guarantee or the Municipal
Corporation ot' the City of Prince Rupert;
AND WHEREAS, the estimated
deficiency in the said electric light
rates required to make up the
amount of the annual interest and
sinking fund upon the said proposed
debt of $60,not) is nil;
AND WHEREAS, the City intends
to issue debentures for the amount
of said debt, being for $66,000 by
the sale of which to realize the
moneys necessary for said purposes,
said debentures to extend over a
period of fifteen, (Iii) years and to
be secured upon the electric light
rates aforesaid, and further to be
guaranteed by the Citv at large;
NOW THEREFORE, THE .MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
PRINCE RUPERT ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:—
1. This by-law shall take effect on
the first  day  of  December,  1910.
2. The whole of the debt hereby
created and intended to be created,
namely, the sum of $66,000, shall be
payable in fifteen years from the first
day of December, 1910, namely, on
the first day of December, 1925.
3. The sum of $2,970.00 is necessary for the payment of Interest each
year during the currency of said
debentures, and the sum of $3,383.15
is necessary to be set aside annually
during the currency of said debentures for the purpose of forming a
sinking fund with which to pay said
debt and debentures at maturity, the
said sum of $3,383.15 to be raised
annually as a sinking fi.nd, being
such that together witli the profits
accrued from the investment thereof
ul the interest rate of 3% per cent
per annum during tiie currency of
said debentures, will be suffirent to
discharge the said debt when due.
4. The said sum of $2,970.00
necessary for the payment f interest
during the currency of the debentures, and the sum of $3,3S3.15
necessary to be raised annually as a
sinking fund shall be raised as follows: From the annual rr'es accrur
ing from the electric lighting plant
and estimated at $24,160.10, shall
be withdrawn and set apart from the
general revenue of the City, the sum
of $6,353.15, and said sum shall be
placed in a separate account by the
City Treasurer known as the "Electric Light Debenture Account," and
in case the annual receipts from said
charges shall be less than sum sum
of $6,353.15, the difference shall be
raised and levied in each year during
the said period of fifteen years and
currency of the debentures, by special rate sufficient therefor on all
the ratable land In the City of Prince
Rupert, and shall be collected by the
said City as municipal taxes, and
placed in the said electric light debenture account.
5. The said sum of $3,383.15 to
lie raised annually as a sinking fund
shall be Invested annually by the
City Treasurer upon the recommendation of the Council in such securities or in such manner as is permitted by by-law.
6. There shall be issued any number of debentures to be made for
such sums of money as may be required for the raising of said sum of
$66,000, and said debentures may
be either for currency or sterling
money, payable In gold coin, for not
less than $100 currency and £20
sterling each, and not exceeding ln
the whole the said sum of $66,000,
and the said debentures shall be duly
prepared, executed and sold for the
purpose aforesaid.
7. The said debentures shall be
deemed to have been properly executed by being signed by the Mayor and
Treasurer of the said City, and shall
be sealed with its corporate seal.
8. The said debentures shall bear
date the first day of December, 1910,
being the date on which this by-law
takes effect, and shall contain a
promise to pay the principal of the
said debentures and also the Interest
thereon at the rate of iy2 per cent
per annum, payable half-yearly, and
may be with or without coupons at
tached thereto for the payment of
said interest, and in case coupons
shall be attached to said debentures,
said coupons shall be for an amount
equivalent to one-half year's interest
at the said rate of 4 % per cent per
annum upon the amount of the debenture to which they shall be respectively attached, one coupon being
made payable each six months from
and after the date of the said debentures.
9. The said coupons shall be
deemed to have been properly executed by each one having written,
stamped, printed, or lithographed
thereon the names of the Mayor and
Treasurer of the said City. Bach
coupon shall be numbered with the
number of the debenture to which it
is  attached.
10. The said debentures shall be
made payable at any places in England, the United Slates, or Canada
therein set out.
11. The amount of the said coupons, namely, the interest, shall be
payable al any of the places In England, ihe I'nited States or Canada
therein sel out.
12. The said debentures when su
issued and sold, nnd any coupons attached thereto when the debentures
aforesaid have been issued and sold,
shall be deemed a valid and binding
charge upon the rates and charges
accruing from th said electric lighting plant and upon the said City of
Prince Rupert ns aforesaid.
13. The amount of the debt authorized by this by-law is subject to
consolidation with the amount of any
other debt authorized by any other
by-law or by-laws of the said City
passed for the issue and sale of-debentures, and notwithstanding anything herein contained authorizing
and directing the issue and sale of
debentures for ihe payment of the
debt thereby created, the City of
Prince Rupert Consolidated Stock
may-be issued in the place and stead
of the debentures to tbe amount of
such debt this section shall apply
only insofar as the City may be empowered by law so to do.
Passed the -Municipal Council of
the City of Prince Rupert, the 14th
day  of November,  1910.
F.  II.   MOBLEY,
Acting-Mayor.
ERNEST A.  WOODS,
Clerk.
TAKE NOTICE that the above is
a true copy of the proposed by-law
upon which the vote of the Municipality will be taken at the City Hall
on Monday, the SStb. day of November, 111 10, between the hours of 9
o'clock in the morning and 7 o'clock
In  the afternoon.
ERNEST A. WOODS,
N15-25 City Clerk.
TENDERS FOR PLANK ROADWAY
SEALED TENDERS, endorsed
"Tenders for Plank Roadway, etc.,"
will be received by the City Clerk
until 12 o'clock noon, Nov. 28th,
1910, for:
(a) The construction of a 16-foot
plank roadway on Ambrose avenue
between Hays Cove avenue and Donald street.
(b) Grading  and  close   cutting
on said avenue.
Plans and specifications may be
seen, and forms of tender obtained
at the office of the City Engineer
from 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. daily.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
ERNEST a. WOODS,
Win. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. N18-25
Municipal Notice
TENDERS FOR STREET GRADING
SEALED TENDERS will be received by the City Clerk until 12 o'clock
noon, Nov. 28th, 1910, for the grading of sub-sections A, B, C, F, and H,
section one.
Plans and Specifications may be
seen and forms of tender obtained at
tbe office of the City Engineer from
10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. daily.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
ERNEST A. WOODS,
Wm. Mahlon Davis, Citv Clerk.
City Engineer. *Nll-25
TENDERS FOR PLANK ROADWAY
NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
.• ; plication will be made by the City
of Prince Ruperl at the next sitting
of the Legislative Assembly of the
Province of British Columbia for an
act amending the City of Prince Rupert Incorporation Act, 1910, so as
to enable the City to borrow and
raise money by the issue of inscribed
stock to convert debentures already
issued into sueb stock, and to consolidate debts provided for by individual by-laws so that consecutive
debentures or inscribed stock may be
issued for such debts as consolidated.
Dated at Prince Rupert, this 14th
day of October,  1910.
WILLIAMS & MANSON,
Solicitors for  the Applicants.
NOW
We  have
Holiday
Goods
Galore
,,    From  the  factories  in   Europe  ,,
and elsewhere In great variety.
Come early and   get   the   first  ''
ti   choice in Royal Bremen China,  ,,
the Royal Hanoi er, and about
six others equally as good Tea  °
<►    Sets.    In   English    China   we  <>
have   eight   stock   patterns   of
the  good   kind,   nnd   three   or
^    four   common   kind   to   choose  V
from.    Our stock is very complete at the
l Big Furniture Store J
F. to. HART
Complete House Furnisher, cor
of 2nd Ave. Entrance on 6th St
Don't Forget
SEALED TENDERS, endorsed
"Tenders for Plank Roadway, etc.,"
will be received by the City Clerk until 12 o'clock noon, November 28th,
1910, for:—
(a.)   Tiie construction of a 16-foot \
plank roadway on Eighth avenue, between Pulton . i.reet nnd Comox avenue.
(b.) Grading and close cutting on
the said avenue.
Plans and specifications may be
seen, and forms of tender obtained at
the office of the City Engineer trom
10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. daily.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
ERNEST, A. WOODS,
Wm. Mahlon Davis, . City Clerk.
City Engineer. N15-22
TENDERS FOR PLANK ROADWAY
SEALED TENDERS, endorsed
"Tenders for plank roadway, etc.,"
will be received by the City Clerk until noon, November 28th, 1910, for:
(a.) The construction of a 16-foot
plank roadway on Fourth avenue between McBride street and Hays' Cove
Circle.
(b.) Grading and close cutting on
said avenue.
Plans and specifications may be
seen and forms of tender obtained at
the office of the City Engineer from
10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. dally.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
ERNEST A. WOODS,
Wm. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. N15-22
LOCAL IMPROVEMENT NOTICE
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of
the Municipal Corporation of the City
of Prince Rupert intends to make the
following local improvements:—
A 16-foot plank sidewalk on each
side of Second avenue, between Sixth
and Eighth streets, and to assess the
final cost thereof upon the property
fronting or abutting thereon, or ,o
be benefitted thereby, and that a
statement and diagram showing the
lands to be so especially assessed for
the said improvement or work Is now
filed in the office of the City Clerk
and Is open for inspection during office hours.
The estimated cost of the work is
$4,000.00.
Dated at Prince Rupert this ISth
day  of November,  1910.
ERNEST. A. WOODS,
Wm. Mahlon Davis, Ciiy Clerk.
City Engineer. N18-22
THAT CLARKE BROS.
Importers and Wholesalers  of
Wines and Liquors
Are making n specialty of tbe
FAMILY TRADE We a-e sole
agents in Northern British Columbia for
Budweiser
the acknowledged champion of
American Beers. For those
who prefer a local beer we have
Nanaimo Beer
the best loca1 beer on the
market. We also carry a complete stock of all standard
brands of
WHISKY, BRANDY. GIN,
etc   Hie., and our
WINES
are   selected    by   an    expert.
CLARKE BROS.
Christiansen & Brandt Bid.
Third Avenue
K* * •> •!' * * * * * ♦ ■> * •> * * * •> * •!* * •> ♦ ♦ * •:•
LINDSAY'S CARTAGE STORAGE
G. T. P. CARTAGE AGENTS
Olftce nt H. B. Rochester, Centre St
LADYSMITH  COAL
is handled by us.   All orders receive
prompt attention.  Phone No  68.
CANCELLATION   OF  RESERVE
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lands in
the vicinity of Babine Lake, situate
in Range 5, Coast District, notice of
which was published in the British
olumbia Gazette, dated December
17, 1908, Is cancelled ln so far as
said reserve relates to lots numbered 1519, 1518, 1517, 1516, 1515,
1510, 1507, 1506, 1506A, 1503 1501,
1502, 1512, 1511, 1505, 1504, 1513,
1514, 1509, 1508, 1530, 1527, 1528,
1529, 1531, 1532, 1533, 1534, 1536,
1537, 1539, 1536, 1538, 1540, 1541,
1544, 1543, 1545, 1546, 1542, 1547,
1548, 1549, 1550, 1520, 1521, 1522,
1523, 1524, 1525, 1526, and 1551.
ROBERT A. RENWICK,
Deputy Commissioner of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 16th, 1910.
(First insertion July 5.)

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