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VOL. V.
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1915.
Price  5   C'emta.
NO.  67.
RECRUITING FOR
THIRD CONTINGENT
Applications For Men Will Be Received In A Few Days It is Announced—Second Contingent Expect To Leave Next Saturday—
Destination  May Be Egypt
It is expected that recruiting for
the third contingent of the Canadian
Expeditionary Force will start here
in a few days. Advance information
has been received by Major McMullin, who expects to be in a position
to start enlisting 100 men from
Prince Rupert and along the line of
the G.T.P. as far as Prince George.
At the same time the word comes
from various sources in the south
that    the    Thirtieth    Battalion,    of
which the local contingent is a part,
will leave Victoria next Saturday.
The C.P.R., it is announced, has been
ordered to have a steamer ready to
carry the battalion to Vancouver .on
that day. /
While of course notliil definite is
announced as to the di jination of
the Thirtieth, the report prevails
that it may go to Egypt. It is doubtful if anything will be known definitely on that point until the landing
takes place.
Coal Tenders.
At the Council meeting last night
tenders for 100 tons of nut coal were
received. The prices quoted were as
follows: Union Transfer, $7.25 a long
ton; New Wellington Coal Company,
$7.19; Lindsay's Cartage, $7.20; Pacific Cartage, $7.20. These were referred to the committee with power
to act.
City   Assessment.
The city assessor last night returned the roll to the City Council
with the necessary changes made In
it. The date of the court of revision
will be set later.
Reduced Water Rate.
The rate for water to the Cold
Storage and the Pioneer Laundry
will be reduced. The Council decided
that as each took 100,000 cubic
feet a month the rate be reduced
from 6 cents to 4 cents.
Ladies' Home Nursing.
The Ladies' Home Nursing class of
the St. John's Ambulance Association will meet for lectures in the
Board of Trade Rooms, Second Avenue, on Thursday evening at 8
o'clock.
Telephone  Supplies.
Tenders for supplies for the telephone department were opened last
night at the Council meeting. They
were referred to the committee for
report.
S. R. Wright of Peck, Moore &
Co., arrived from the soutli yesterday by the C.P.R. steamer Princess
Maquinna.
Rotund Cigar Licenses.
A refund of the licenses paid by
hotelmen for the selling of cigars
will be made. The license committee's report in favor of this step was
adopted at the Council last night in
view of the fact that a large liquor
license was paid.
Reduced Rate Oh Soldiers' Letters
Arrangements have been made whereby the ordinary rate of
two cents per ounce applicable to all letters sent from Canada to
the United Kingdom, will apply to letters addressed to British and
Canadian troops on the Continent. The rate on ordinary letters
from Canada for the Contlnen is five cents foi? the first ounce, and
three cents for each subsequent ounce, so that this extension of
the two cent an ounce rate to letters addressed to our soldiers on
the Continent, is a decided reduction in favor of correspondence
going to the soldiers.
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A Costly Meter.
The Council decided to put in a
$1000 meter on the six-Inch pipe
line supplying the G.T.P. on the waterfront. This was decided last night.
While several aldermen felt the cost
was high it was explained that it
was the only way to arrive at the
amount of water used. Gen. Supt.
Mehan could not get an accurate
statement of the water used and the
G.T.P. was reported to be in favor
of the meter going in as the only solution of the trouble.
ESTIMATES   DOWN.
* Ottawa,   Feb.   8.—The    esti- *
* mates have been   tabled"    The *
* details are not available at the *
* time of sending.
Tenuis   Meeting.
A meeting of the Prince Rupert
Tennis Club will be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock at Patmore & Fulton's office.
Free Hand On War Supplies
London, Feb. 8.—The Parliamentary Secretary for War has
brought in his budget. He has asked practically for a blank cheque
for unlimited supplies to be accounted for at the end of  the  war.
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NEW SCHEDULE
OF ELECTRIC RATES
Reduction Proposition Brought Before
The Council Last Night-- Congratulations Received From J. G Ross
Of Seattle, On New Plant
At tlle Council meeting last even-'
ing the city electrician and the electric committee submitted the proposed new schedule of rates for light
and power. These will be dealt with
later. In connection with the proposed rates the superintendent of the
light department reported to the
chairman of the light committee of
the City Council last night as follows:
"For the information of the Council in passing on the light and power
rates submitted I give below comparative average rates, which will
possibly be more readily understood than the detailed report submitted.
Light. Power.
City rates 1914 12.35c    9.00c
Proposed rates if power bought  from  Hydro-Electric  Co.   ...10.5c       4.5c
Proposed   rates    1915
from  city's own  hydro   plant        8.75c     4.75c
The rates to be charged for power
and light if the city had contracted
with the Hydro-Electric Company
were based on a total estimated output of 44,000 kilowatt hours more
than tlie total estimated output for
this year. This fact accounts for the
power rate proposed for this year be.
ing 1-lc higher than that shown under power bought from the Hydro-
Electric  Company.
During the evening a letter was
read from J. G. Ross, electrician of
Seattle, who expressed his gratification at the success which attended
the plant. He said Supt. Duncan was
to be congratulated on the success
whicli attended the system. He also
took occasion to express the view
that it was well that they had a
| council which was sympathetic with
| the  proposition.
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT LOOKING
Y
WELL TO INTERESTS OF DEPOSITORS
GREAT  BRITAIN  BUSS
BRITISH   COLUMBIA   FIR
Orders Worth   $4()0,000   Placed   in
\ UncOUVer    anil     With    One
<
Island Firm,
Attorney-General Bowser Has Made It Clear That The Administration
Had Acted With Due Care And That Everything Was Being Done To
Assist In Dominion Trust Transaction—Situation Fairly Presented
In  Speech In  Legislature Before The  Public
The principal statements made by
Hon. W. J. Bowser in his address in
the Legislature a few days ago relating to the affairs of the Dominion
Trust were:
The Provincial Government will
make every effort to give depositors
of the defunct Dominion Trust Company the same legal status as all
other creditors, and to this end has
appointed as counsel to look after
their interests, Mr. B. P. Davis, K.C.,
who is instructed to press his case
through every court in the land.
"Pending a decision in litigation
involving the forfeiture to the government of the bond of $250,000
put up by a guarantee company on
behalf of the Trust Company, the
Government will at this session place
in the estimates a similar sum,
which     will     become     Immediately
available for the aid of the creditors
who may be declared beneficiaries.
"The provinces of Saskatchewan,
Manitoba and New Brunswick have
on their statute books as legislation
passed at the request of the Dominion Government, exactly similar to
the Act which was passed by British
Columbia. British Columbia was the
only province of the four to act upon
the suggestion of the Minister of
Justice and repeal these powers. The
government of Saskatchewan is Liberal.
Prosecutions if Necessary.
"The present efforts of the Provincial Government are directed to securing for the unfortunate losers by
the collapse of the Dominion Trust
Company whatever aid may be possible, but if it should be found that
any of the directors   are criminally
involved  prosecutions  will   be   instituted 'irrespective of persons.' "
He said that he regretted that the
Government bad been unable to take
part in the proceedings relating to
the liquidation, but it had no standing in court. His department was,
however, quite willing to assist in
the successful liquidation of the concern.
E. P.  Davis   Retained.
In many cases depositors had put
in their last cent and were not In a
financial position to supply funds to
fight in court for their legal rights.
Certainly the depositors had gone in
innocently and under all the circumstances the Government felt justified
in providing them with a lawyer who
would, al the expense of the Government, take their case to the Privy
Council If necessary. Mr. E. P. Davis,
K.C., one of the brilliant leaders of
the Bar in this province, has been retained ln this connection.
it will be remembered that when
the appointment of a liquidator was
before the Chief Justice in Vancouver, the court expressed the opinion
that because the depositors, or some
of them, had handed over their
money when it appeared that the Dominion Trust had no legal right to
accept it, they apparently were left
in the position of the "depositors"
In the Birkbeck Bank of London,
which was that they should rank behind the creditors and along with
the shareholders, which in the Dominion Trust would mean that they
would  get  nothing  at  all.
Looking Alter   Depositors.
As a matter of law, the Attorney-
(Continued 011 Page Two.)
Orders have been placed by the
C. P. R., acting SB agents for the
British Government, for 4,200,000
feet of British Columbia fir to be
used for railway sleepers. Contracts
for the delivery of the ties have been
distributed between eight local Arms
in Vancouver and one Vancouver Island concern. The orders will aggregate considerably over $100,000. it
is said.
The sleepers are being loaded onto
railway cars for shipment hut no information is available as to whether
the shipments will he sent overland
for shipment from Atlantic ports or
by the all-water route via the Panama Canal. Marine men are inclined
to the opinion that the ties will be
sent from here by shipboard. Whether the sleepers are for use on railway systems in the I'nited Kingdom
or on  the continent  is not  disclosed.
School Estimates.
Tlie  Council  last   evening   passed
the school estimates as submitted,
Capt.  S.   1'.  McMordie  was   n  pas*
lenger south on Sunday night.
Fierce Fighting On
Right Bank Of
The Vistula River
Petrograd, Feb. 8.—An official report says: On the right bank of the
Vistula engagements have assumed
a character of increased violence
Vanguard encounters arc reported 011
the Khorjelo, Mysohenetz and Johannesburg line.
.'. ;• attempt to pierce our front in
the region of Borjimow was stopped in spite of the facl that important forces wore brought into action
by the Germans. \\> continue to
j progress in  the  lower   Burzu  region.
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To Consider City Hall Staff
The City Council will consider the City Hall stuff on Thursday
evening with the objecl In view of ascertaining whether it can be
reduced. This was the resull of a motion by Aid, Beveridge, seconded by Aid. .Maitland last tight. The resolution set forth thai
li was felt tlie staff was overmanned. Tlie meeting Is to be open
In the press, but no action wil be taken uniiltlie mayor and Aid.
Morrissey return.
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RENTALS.
$2.6.00—7-room house near
Drydock.
$18.00—4-room bouse, bath
und   range,  Summit  Avenue.
$25.00—7-room house, bath,
Seventh Avenue.
$22.00—6-room bouse, near
rink.
$."1.00—3-room shack, down
town.
$15.00—4-room house, furnished.
$15.00—5-rooni house, Eighth
Avenue.
$18.00—4-ropm house, Sixth
and Fulton.
$25.00—4-room cottage, completely furnished, near Dry-
dock,
STORMS.
Corner   store,    Third    Avenue
and  Fifth  Street.
Store on  Sixth  Street in  Aide;
Block.
Large    store,    Third    Avenue
near Seventh Street.
HOUSE ON   EASY TERMS.
$300.00    cash   will   handle   n Xi
dandy .'(-room  house on Taylor  .Street,  rents al   $15  pel
month, total    price   $1,1500;
monthly payments $16.00,
H. G. HELGERS0N, LIMITED
REDISTRIBUTION
AS RECOMMENDED
COMMISSION  WOULD QIVK  PART
ill-'   SKEENA   T<>
ATLIX.
Vancouver Is to Gel One Extra Member—The    House   Is
Increased,
Victoria,  Feb.  8.-   The redlstrlbu
'inn  commission's report, which  has
been  brought  down  in  the   I.nil ,-
Iture,  advises  thai   the   new    Housi
conslsi  of 47 members
Vancouver, It Is recommend* d,
should gel hi extra member. Greater
Vancouver is assigned two new seats,
Atlin, i: Is recommended, should
be extended to take In the northern
pari of the skeena district, Including
Portland Canal and the Nails River.
Some sllghi changes In the bound:
aiies of the districts In the Boundary
Phone SI     ^^^^^—^^^^^^^^
^^^M O | country  are  also  recommended
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French And Germans
Met In  Battle
At  Laboisselle
Paris, Feb, 8.-  An official   report l the enemj trom the excavations. The
says tbe enemy exploded three series | Germans lost 21m killed  In the   011-
of mines at Laboisselle in Iron; of
the houses in tiie village which .we
occupied.
Two companies  11 ere senl  ■•■ ■
our positions, but  were not able   to
gagement.
Market   Light.
Tlle Council has decided lo pay the
 :' 1 he In I   Hal Ion of 1 he liniit in
irkel   building on  the request
get  beyond   Ihe  position! ,-       |]   ;:,;;   .     If was  also decided
I I  U    "'.;  lOI Mills.
Later in a counter-attack we dro\
to . ul  in a stora si' pl    el'.-   e costing abo  1   $15,
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Turks Flee Before British
g London, Feb. 8.    The  Press Bureau  in an official reporl   from
Cairo says the Turkish army Is In full retreal eastward. There is
now no enemy within twenty miles of tbe Suez Canal excepl small
retiring rear-guards.
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£nnce Kupetf ^Journal
Telephone 138.
ii  ——agg       i    "*»**
0. H. NELSON, Bditer.
Office: 128 Third Avenue Bast,
near McBride Street. Telephone 138;
Postofflce Box 607.
DAILY   EDITION.
Published    every  morning   except
Monday.  Delivered by carrier in the
city at the following rate, if paid in
advance:—
One  Year    $5.00
Six  Months    $2.50
Three  Months    $1.25
if   not    paid    in    advance,
per  Month    $0.50
WEEKLY EDITION.
Published every Friday for circulation outside the City of Prince
Rupert at $2.00 a year, addressed to
points in Canada; or $3.00 a year to
all points in the I'nited Kingdom,
the United States or other foreign
countries.
Advertising Hates Upon Application
Tuesday,  February  9,  1915.
PRINOE    RtfPEllT    J91/1WAL
1 ■'    »
PROVINCIAL   GOA IlK.NAliONT
IS LOOKING  WELL TO THE
INTERESTS OP DEPOSITORS
I Continued  from  Page   One.)
General does not agree with this
view. He does not think Dominion
Trust depositors were on all fours
with those of the Birkbeck Bank ln
England by any means. He thinks
that Mr. Davis will be able to have
them declared amongst the general
creditors, where he thinks they
rightly belong.
In opening Mr. Bowser said he
wished to express the Government's
sympathy with the depositors both
iu this province and the Old Country who had placed their money for
safe-keeping in a concern which bad
borne a splendid reputation. He
wished before he finished to show
them the unfairness of the criticism
of the Liberals who had made it a
political issue and their statements
must of necessity affect the financial
standing of the province in London
and oilier money centres. He expected to be able to convince the
people that the Government was not
responsible in any way for what had
happened, but that responsibility
rested on one who has gone. Dominion Trust had received deposits before the year 1913, the year of the
Government's action that had been
so freely criticized by the Liberals;
and the company had also taken deposits before the passing of the regulations of the Trust Companies'
Act of 111 11.
Fairly   Presented.
"Now, I want the public to deal
witli the matter in a calm spirit,"
went on Mr. Bowser. "I ask my
bearers to look at these matters with
me today dispassionately, and on my
side I shall attempt to exercise every reasonable self-control In making my replies to the unfair accusations that have been coining so regularly  In  my  direction.
Mr. Bowser denied the alleged Interview on the question which had
appeared In the South Vancouver
Chinook, He said it had been alleg-
i 'i In the artli le that lie had admitted thai he had really felt opposed
to the h ■■ i ilal Ion enactment which
gave | owi i- i" ihe companj to accept deposits but that he had remained iieni againsl his betti r
judgment "to avoid a spill In the
party and the defeat of the Government." This was also untrue. He
had   expressed   bis    personal    views,
Corporation    Of    the   City  of   Princ
Rupert,
Bylaw  No.   220,    Eleventh   Avenue
Plunk   Road,  Contract No.   I.
SEALED TENDERS will he received by E. A. Woods, City Clerk,
up till .". p.m., Monday, 15th February, for the construction of a sixteen
fool plank roadway on Eleventh
Avenue and City Reserve, from
Ninth  Avenue to Albert. Avenue.
Plans may be seen and specifications obtained at the City Engineer's
oflice, City Hall.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.
VV.   McG.   MASON,
City Engineer,
but there was no question of the defeat of tbe Government.
"Now for a few moments," continued the Attorney-General, after
his warming-up, "let us forget that
we are in February of 1915, but go
back with me to the conditions relating to the Dominion Trust in
1913. Imagine ourselves back when
the bill was before tlie House, and
with our minds open and our motives
honest, let us face the facts. The incorporation of the Dominion Trust
had occurred in 1912 when the old
Dominion Trust Company, Limited,
was acquired. . That old company,
remember, had been taking money
on deposit up to the incorporation
in 1912. By a section in the Act the
new company took over all the responsibilities and liabilities of the
old concern which plainly included
these deposits and tbe contracts
that went with the taking of the deposits. Section No. 7" of this Dominion Act of incbrporation gave the
company power to receive monies
for investment and allow interest
thereon for a reasonable time until
the investments were made. Mr.
Arnold always argued that he had
the right to take deposits, The company was then considered to lie in an
excellent position. To question its
stability at that time would have
been just as foolhardy as today to
say that there might be something
wrong with the Royal Trust Company, for instance. Its ramifications
were great; in fact, in our financial
sphere it was second to none, with
its branches and business connections in England and Scotland.
Best   Men  Directors.
The best men of our financial
world in Vancouver were on its
board of directors; so that any suggestion at that time that the De-
minion Trust was anything but ooiid
would have carried no weight. Our
Legislature in 1913 passed the bill
that my Liberal friends so bitterly
complain of. At that time I held tne|
legal view that no provincial legislation could validly give power adding to that already dealt with by the
Dominion Government. This was the
point that worried me—that we had
no power to give added rights on a
matter defined by the Dominion Government—and a solicitor of my De-[
partment expressed my view in the
private bills committee. My view was
met by various opposing arguments.
The Dominion Trust finally expressed its willingness to take the chances
and burden of disallowance. It was
urged to me that no harm could result under these circumstances and
thai it was hardly right for me to
set. up my private view as an absolute Impediment.. I was argued out
of it. I may have been wrong; it
might have been better if I had stated my view more insistently, but that
Is what occurred. It was pointed out
to me that on January 3, 1913—just
a few weeks before the time of which
I speak—Hon. Mr. Turgeon, the Liberal attorney-general of Saskatchewan, had allowed a similar bill to go
through his House. It was to allow
ihe taking of deposils by the Dominion Trust. So In that way I simply followed the wisdom and legal
knowledge of the attorney-gem ral i
Saskatchewan. On F ibruary 15,
the Consei ■ atlve attornei - ni r
of Manitoba, Hon. j, ii. Howi i n, K
C, ad aln aily pin a bill through
his le [islature allowing deposits and
■ harging of Interest by the Dominion
Trui i Company. We allowed our bill
Continued on Page Three,
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Product No.
Con tains abont tii  His.
$1.M
WPIJtNDII) FOR 1>LVMMR8
rhe sale of Prodact Ne. »» is atriaWr
confined to the kigk-oiaas supply
house.. Its cost of maaafactare is
therefore not a Heated by Dsat. or
"price cutting store" inluaace that
io often drives manufacturers to the
use of inferior ckenicals and jre-
cesses. Nor is the dealer allowed to
reduce the retail price under penalty
of   having   his    supply   terminated.
A POWERFUL SOLVENT FOR
CLOGGED UP DRAIN PIPES
"UU" destroys accumulations  >f tint,   paper,    clotlis,   hnir,   slime,
grease, vegetables, soap, fruit and many others.   It iK liaitnleus to
llnrsi plumbing.
TllelT    IT
99
DON'T ARfll'l
DON'T   Pl IT   OIF
This preparation has been so generally successful in clearing
drains that It Is bought over and over again by those who have
tried it, but Inasmuch as no on can know the actual condition existing within a pipe, it is absoutely impossible for the manufacturer or the dealer to guarantee Lie result.
CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO., NEW YORK
FOR SALE  BY
HARRY HANSON
THE   RELIABLE   PLUMBER
FOR    THE   BEST   IN   PLUMBING   AND    HEATING   PHONE   4ND
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LUMBER
Coal, Cement, Plaster and Brick
AND A COMPLETE LINE OF BUILDERS' SUPPLIES
WESTH0LME LUMBER CO., LTD.
First Avenue       Prince Rupert       Telephone 186   §
lWII«m*H«Hm&ttlHH*saiMl{H^^ r.
Thompson Hardware Co., Limited
Rifles and Shot Guns
Ammunition
Camping Supplies
PHONE 101. P.O. DRAWER 1045 830 SECOND AYE.
CIlJlKIWXHKBKaKliKHKHKHKHKlWKI CHJIWtKBKKKKHKKWBKi u
SHINGLES, MOULDINGS, SASH, DOORS
Prince Rupert Lumber Co.
FIRST AYE. AND McBRIDE ST, PRINCE RUPERT
Phone 25 Branch Yard at Sniithers, B.C.
DISSOLUTION    NOTICE.
TAKE  NOTICE  that  tbe  linn
Ritchie, Agnew .t  Co,  has been   (lis
solved upon lhe 31stttlay of January
A. D. 1015, and that all accounts ow
ing to the firm  will be collected by
J.   Fred   Ritchie,' for  thc  benefit   oil
the  partners,  and  that   all  accounts:
owing by tlie firm will be   paid   byj
the said .1. Fred Ritchie,   on account
of tbe firm. Dated at Prince Rupert,'
B.C., this 4th day of February, A. D.
1915,
.1.     FRED   RITCHIE.
A,  E.  WRIGHT.
('. T.  Heward   (witness to both   sig-
n -   ires •. famar5
G. T. P. S. S.
Sailings for Vancouver
Victoria and Seattle
%.M.  Prise*  George  erary   Friday at • a.m.
S.S. Pria.a John at 7 p.m. on Saaday,   February    14, 28, etc.
For Maaoott and Pert Cleaienta S.S. Prince .lolia 10 p.m.   Satarday,
Fearaary 8, 120, etc.
For Skidegate,  Lackupart, etc., S.S.   Priace John  11    p.m.    Sunday,
Faaraarj   7, 21, ota.
For Stewart and Naaa Hirer 8.S. Pi iuc<- Jnaa i>   a.m.   Wednesday,
Foliraary   It, 24, etc.
For Aayo.v   (Oraaay   Ray)   B.S. Priace George midnight every Wcd-
aasday.
G.T.P.   RAB.WAY SCHEDULE
Traiaa, lear* Priaoe Rapert for Prince George, Edmonton, Melville,
TTiaaipog, etc., at 10 a.ai., Wednesdays mid Saturdays, con-
nactiag  wab  traiaa  for  St. Paal. Chicago and all  points   east.
Train.) arrive from the east on Thursdays and Sundays at O.ttO p.m.
Fro
G.T.  RAILWAY STSTKM
Tan   Boabb-traek    Route
Chicago te Toronto, Hamilton,   Buffalo,    Montreal,    etc.,    etc.
Par reservations, tickets aad fall Information regarding travel t<>
any part of ta>o world i.ppay to tho G.'I'.P. Ticket Oflice, Third
Avoaao;   Aaaaoy aol  AttnaaVa Stoaaaabip   l.iaua.
MHLaa*taaBLaMHaLftBaaaaaaaaan
Canadian Pacific Railway
PRINCESS MAY
SOUTHBOUND, SUNDAY 8 P.M.
PRINCESS MAQUINNA,
NORTHBOUND, MONDAY NOON
J. G. McNAB, General Agent, comer  Thud   Ave.   aud    Fourth    St.
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" THE UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C. LTD'
S.S. VENTURE
Southbound Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
Sailings for Granby, Simpson and the Naas
Sundays at Midnight
,;.aj" »— * Fw further particulars apply to
JOHN   BARNSLEY,   AGENT        :: OS! Second Ave., Phone 508
Agency   Atlantic    Steamships.
0$WtM&a#tt^^
Royal Bank of Canada
HEAD   OFFICE:   MONTREAL ESTABLISHED   1800
Capital     $  11,500,000
Reserved   Fund Ji  12,500,000
Total   Assets     $183,000,000
Savings Bank  Department—$1 will open an account
Branches   Throughout   Canada and Banking Connections With All
Pacts of the United Stales. Agents Throughout tlie World.
H.  P.  WILSON,   Manager - - Prince    Rupert    Branch   „
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to become  law  on  March  1,    1913,!spite the depression   then   apparent
and on March 20  the. Conservative the company's profits in  1913 were
attorney*-general of New Brunswick
new Mr. Justice Grimmer, evidently
thought it was a perfectly proper
constitutional and legal course, for
he put through a similar bill. Now
ynu have four attorney-generals of
an many provinces agreeing on the
sime thing. The much-villifieil Attorney-General of British Columbia
did it after two of the others had
a'ted. Our legislation followed
theirs.
Would still Take Deposits.
"Now, supposing we had refused
what do you suppose would have
happened? Why, they would simply
have proceeded to take deposits under Section 7 of their Dominion Government Act. Not a depositor would
ever have asked whether it was legal
or not," declared Mr. Bowser with
much emphasis.
Asking the members of the
House still to keep in mind tbe conditions of two years ago rather than
today, the speaker proceeded to con-
$626,000, which was $5,000 more
than in the better times of 1912.
Three dividends were paid and the
whole report was approved by auditors.
"I am only human, and this report deceived me, just as it did in
affecting favorably the view of the
general public and of members of
the Legislature towards the concern," continued Mr. Bowser, who
then went on to further elaborate
on the history of the company's
Liking of deposits. Ha said:
Mr. Bowser Not to Blame.
"The old company had always
taken them, and under the Dominion
Act they' accepted deposits up to
1913. Surely no one can blame me
for that. Many otlier concerns nud
been doing the same thing, Our general Act of 1914 gives powers In
this direction. The Teat National
Trust Company of Toronto, of which
I Ion. W. T. White, the Federal Minister of Finance,  was long the   pre-
sider   what   the   company's    position I siding genius,  takes  deposits  in  On-
then was. In February, 1914, an official report was issued by the company telling of a very satisfactory
growth of business, and emphasizing the alleged fact that the affairs
of the concern were in splendid
shape even alter a "conservative
writing off of inflated values, etc."
From this report of the company,
whicli he held in his hand, Mr. Bowser quoted the figures of the "gratifying"  position  of affairs,  that   de-
tario, and so does the Canada Trust
Company, although the Ontario
Loan Act prohibits this. How do they
do it? By exactly the same kind of
contract as Arnold used ns between
the company and the depositor. Is
the attorney-general of Ontario taking any action against these two big
companies I have mentioned? No, for
he doubtless considers that either ot
these companies is powerful enough
and sufficiently   responsible   to   pay
its depositors and creditors—exactly
what we thought about the Dominion Trust. I could mention otlier
excellent concerns incorporated under the Dominion Act. They are fine
companies and doing exactly what
Arnold did, and on the same legislation exactly. The Dominion Minister of Justice never intervened.
Why? Because he evidently thinks
they have the right' to take money
on deposit. One thing that should be
remembered is that in 1913 the law
In regard to rival rights of province and Dominion were not as closely defined as now. Since then we ha've
had the advantage of the 'companies' reference' to the Supreme Court
of Canada and the Privy Council decision In the John Deere Plow Company case. •-.«' •   .-■ i -
"Then we had the auditors' report
to inform us exactly what shape the
concern was in. In 1913 there were
two documents of this kind. It was
their paid duty to look after the interests of the stockholders. They
said Dominion Trust was absolutely
sound; that naturally affected us.
Either they were deceived by the
machinations and cleverness of someone or they were standing in to
uiiflte false reports. I am oflering no
opinion as to which is the fact; it is
for tlie public to make their deductions. Of course the faith of the public was upheld by these reports."
Why  Deposits Were Made.
Mr. Bowser then proceeded to consider why the people had deposited
so  generally   with   Dominion    Trust.
There were several reasons—the personal magnetism of Arnold, the great
company he had built up, the size of
investments in buildings that gave a
show of strength, the fact that reputable' citizens were directors, all
men who had been successful in business; arid perhaps because of the
fact that the interest rate was slightly higher than that offered by the
banks.
"Did a single individual ever asit
by what power the company took
deposits?" pursued the speaker
"Would It have been any more reasonable for mo to have asked that
three or four years ago than it would
be for me to go up to the Bank of
Montreal this afternoon and before
making my modest, deposit insist
upon seeing what that bank's rights
are under its charter? The Dominion
Trust Company had the power from
the Dominion in 1912 to accept deposits. They always argued later
that they had the same right, and the
enabling act of 1913 brings us down
to .March 1, 1914. Also I ask if a
single individual making a deposit
ever thought of our Irust company
inspection—or is that an afterthought of my fault-finding Liberal
friends? Did they ever think personally of W. J. Bowser before making
deposits? Did any depositor ever
care who were the solicitors for Dominion Trust?"
.Mr. Bowser then presented sonic
interesting figures. In the old Dominion Trust, Ltd., there were 2,-
13ii depositors belonging to the city
of Vancouver. When the company
closed last October 12 there were 2,-
702 depositors in Vancouver. Bring
it down to the provincial legislation
of 1913—only 193 new depositors
had come in from January 1, 1913,
until the company went out of business more than a year and a half
later.
Leading Men Misled.
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Delivered to your kitchen
door, like groceries
175,000,000 Bottles Yearly
That was the demund for Budweiser last
year.
The Anheuser-Busch Plant covers today
more than 142 acres -- equal to 70 city
blocks. It gives steady employment to
6,000 people, and to 1,500 more in its
branches.
Every process, every room, is immaculate.
Every bottle is Pasteurized and inspected.
This Quality-Plant, started nearly 50 years
ago, is a model of modern facilities.
The hundreds of visitors who go through
every day know that nothing of its kind
could be made any better than Budweiser.
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"So," declared Mr. Bowser, "really less than 19", depositors were affected by what tbe Liberals call my
illegal legislation. Let us look at a
few of the men who were taken In—
there are many cases of figures familiar in the financial world, men
who were certainly not without experience. There was Hon. Charles
Dalton of fox farm fame; Mr. J. Pit-
blado, a former manager of the
Bank of Nova Scotia, and now hon-
orary secretary of the Montreal
Stock Exchange, who on his own
statement lost $130,000, and who attended the annual meeting of the
company in February, 1914, and was
then absolutely satisfied with its
standing; Sir Gilbert Parker, who
occupies seats on the directors'
boards of several prominent companies, and who In September, 1913,
invested $25,00D of his own money
and who, as a result of what he saw
in an investigation of the books in
1914, sent o\er another $60,000 tor
investment; Mr, J. Q. Colmer, C.M.G.,
a partner In the great London financial house of Coates, Sons & Co., who
hap for years been fiscal agent, for
the British Columbia Government,
put in his own money nnd took a
Beat on the London board. Everyone
was satisfied, including the directors
mosl ot whom were ruined by the
crash.
"Lei me present another phasi d
the matter. On April 30, 1913,
London Guarantee Accident Com-
Ipany gave this Governmenl a bond
Eor Di minion Trusl of $60,000, protecting anyone against mishandling
of an estate. The London Guarantee
is an old reliable company which naturally made a thorough investigation before doing business, and were
fully satisfied with the financial
standing of Dominion Trust. As late
as May 29, 1914, the Railway Passengers Assurance Company executed a bond for $200,000, What about
the conclusion to be drawn fro:,,
that? And are we nol to take Mr,
Arnold's own statements at that
time as evidence?' Am I nol supposed to have some confidence in human nature? Mow should I have
known thi n thai 1 should not have
taken Arnold's statements al I
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Bond  Is   Put Cp.
"Then the company, showing its
usual contempt for paltry things, was
one of the first to post its bond and
put up tlie maximum amount under
the Trust Act.
"If we had not passed tbe Trust
Act there would now he $200,000
less for the sufferers in the failure,
an amount we expect to get simply
because I did my duty in this regard," continued Mr. Bowser. "They
had also posted the $ij0,000 bond.
All these things tended to put the
Government, as well as all the people, to sleep as to the real position
of the company. What happened, I
should liketo know, that would have
led me to believe the whole thing a
myth? If the guarantee .companies,
after making inquiries by trained Investigators were deceived, so were
many private individuals."
Mr. Bowser then quoted a list of
well-known business men who had
suffered badly.
"Now," said Mr. Bowser, after reviewing these names, "docs anyone
seriously say that these men knew
what was going on? They had confidence in lhe company and in Arnold.
Now, you have the sad picture in
19113 that many of them are ruined
men themselves. All they got was
their experience."
Having     dealt    pretty   extensively
with the human side of the question
Air. Bowser now turned again to the
legislative   enactment  by    which    in
1913 the Dominion Trust was given
a  right by the Government   at   Victoria to take deposits. Under the British  North  America  Act,  as  is   well
known,   the   Dominion    Government
has the right to disallow any provincial   act   that    it   considers    objectionable. The axe fell, so to speak, or
rather  it   was  threatened,    towards
the end of 1913, when the   Minister
of Justice at Ottawa signified his official   displeasure   at    the    Dominion
Trust  and  one   or  two    other   acts.
Curiously   enough,    Ottawa     agreed
with,Mr. Bowser's personal ide*ft that
the act was   ultra vires, in that   it
sought  to  add  powers already   disposed  of by the Dominion. The upshot   was   that   Mr.    Bowser    agreed
to repeal this right conferred by the
province in  1913 to receive deposits,
and accordingly in February of 1914
just   a    year    later,    the    Dominion
Trust Act  was  officially  knocked  on
the head.
Should Mr. Turgeon Resign?
"But," added Mr. Bowser, as lie
relentlessly pursued the question
"did my friend, Mr. Turgeon, the
Liberal Attorney-General of Saskatchewan, repeal his enactment?
No, he did not. Up to October 12 last,
when the company closed its doors,
Mr, Turgeon still invited the people
of Saskatchewan to deposit their
money with the Dominion Trust, not-
witlistnnding the view? of thc Dominion Governmenl on ilie matter. I
did what I could and quickly. I am
tho traitor, the wrecker, tho betrayer of the people, according to my
friends opposite. They call on me to
resign. But what aboul Mr, Turgeon?
To be consistent, i  warn  my friend
Mr. Barker Williams to hold a ma -
mooting wiih Mr. Brewster and the
other purists and have ;< dl itc
sent ai once to Saskatchewan to de
nianil thai Mr. Turgoon he burled
from public life. Whai :
(lie goose may reasonablj al
ii' d i" thi gander, in Manitoba and
in New Brunswick, wher thej had
pa ed the mi u I ■■• we, they hai i
nol  repealed.
"Now,   having   repealed    our   per-
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Company
IN THE MATTER OF THE "NAV-
IOAI3LE WATERS' PROTECTION
ACT " REVISED STATUTSe OF
CANADA, 1906, CHAPTER 116,
AND AMHNDING ACTS
—and—
IN THH MATTBR OF AN APPLICATION BY THE MONTANA CONTINENTAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY FOR APPROVAL OF THH
PLANS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A
CERTAIN WHARF AND ORE BINS
ON    WATBRFRONT     BLOCK    "1,"
PR1NCH RUPERT TOWNSITB.
TAKR NOTICE that the Montana
Continental Development Company
of Butte, Montana, has deposited
with the Minister of Publlo Works
at Ottawa, Canada, and with the
District Registrar ot Titles, Prinoe
Rupert, B.C., under Chapter 115, R.
S.C. 190«, plans and descriptions ot
ths proposed site of certain harbor
works to be constructed by the said
Company on waterfront Block "H,"
Prinoe Rupert Townsite, according
to registered plan of the said Town-
site deposited In the Prinoe Rupert
Land Registry Office, and numbered
922, the aforesaid works consisting
of one wharf with ore bins.
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICH
that the said Company has applied to
the Governor-Gen'eral-ln-Council for
approval of the proposed works, and
permission to construct the same.
Dated at Prince Rupert, B.C., this
8th   day  of  January,  A.D.   1915.
PATMORE   &   FULTON,
Solicitors    for   the   Montana    Continental   Development   Company.
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Skeena   Land    District—District    of
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TAKE NOTICE that Peter Piombo,
of Prince Rupert, B.C., occupation
Prospector, intends to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands on the West Coast of Graham
Island: Commencing at a post planted five miles east of the north-east
corner of Lot 2435, thence east 80
chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains, thence north
80 chains, to point of commencement, containing 640 acres more or
less.
ja29 PETER   PIOMBO.
Date located, December 4th, 1914.
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Teter Piombo,
of Prince Rupert, B.C., occupation
Prospector, intends to apply for permission to prospect for <oal and petroleum over the following described
lands on the West. Coast of Graham
Island: Commencing at a post planted five miles east of the north-east
corner of Lot 2435, thence north 80
chains, thencs east 80 chains, thenoa
soutli 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, to point of commencement,
containing 640 acres more or less.
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Date located, December 4th, 1914.
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TAKE NOTICE that Peter Piombo,
of Prince Rupert, B.C., occupation
Prospector, intends to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands on the West Coast of Graham
Island: Commencing at a post planted five miles east of the north-east
corner of Lot 2435, thence nortli SO
chains,    thence    west     80     chains,
thence south  8 0  chains,  thence east Tr»st,    having    complied
80  chains,  to   point   of   commence-'bond regulations so fully
ment,  containing  640  acres  more or
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ja29 PETER   PIOMBO.
Date located, December 4th, 1914.
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TAKE NOTICE that Peter Piombo,
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Prospector, intends to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands on the West Coast of Graham
Island: Commencing at a post planted four miles north of the north-east
corner of Lot 2437, tbence north 80
chains, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, to point of commencement,
containing 640 acres more or less
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Date located, December 3rd. 1914.
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mission to take deposits, whv did we
allow the Dominion Trust to continue in that business after May 4,
last year? Well, from statements
made at the time it never entered
my head that deposits would be
taken. Arnold told me personally
while the bill was before the House,
that he would not take another dollar from depositors. Are we supposed to assume that the company is
going to act illegally? Am I as Attorney-General going to post a detective in every corner of this kind
to follow every move? That's what
the stockholders are for. The directors had absolute Knowledge of the
loss by the company of its power to
take deposits."
The Attorney-General then dealt
with the passing of the Trust Act in
which were regulations protecting
the public much further than any
other province had gone. In pursuance of this act, notices were sent
out to 358 trust companies in March
of last year calling on them to decide whether they would delete certain parts of their business or pu up
bonds to conform with the enactment. Thirty-five companies in all
decided to put up the bond and Arnold wanted to be one of the first to
act. In order to show how absolutely
sound his company was he tendered
In May a bond for the full amount
called for under the act. This was
done two months before the bond
was due. The bonding company was
at that time not registered in British
Columbia and did not secure registration until July 15, 1914, and on
that date the Government accepted
the bond of the Dominion Trust. The
inspector of Trust Companies was at
this time engaged in examlng the securities of various of these 35 companies. At that time the Dominion
with the
would in
the ordinary course of events have
been among the last of the 35 companies the inspector would naturally
have taken up. Mr. Bowser at this
point interpolated the remark that
though the Administration of the
Trust Act under the Minister of
Finance, he did not wish to avoid
responsibility in the matter, because
as Attorney-General he had a general
supervision over it and on legal questions the inspector, of course, looked
to him for advice. Mr. Bowser continued:
"So It was on July 29 that the inspector was able to get around to
the ominlon Trust on his first visit—
fourteen days after the bond had
been tiled. Mr. Runnnlls found certain irregularities. On August 3. 1
was in Vancouver and Arnold came
around lo Interview me about another company more or less connected with the Dominion Trust. As a result of tins conversation I began to
be very suspicious and when next
day I returned to Victoria I at once
sent for Mr. Runnalls and asked him
to go to Vancouver and make an inspection of the Dominion Trust. On
August 31, Mr. Runnalls wa3 able to
make a verbal report and on September 1 presented an official report
that he had found that deposits in
the concern were mixed with the
general funds of the company which
was contrary to the Trust Act and
that the company also Jailed to have
25 per cent, of its deposits held in
liquid form With some chartered
bank. The inspector and myself discussed the matter carefully, for we
thought that there might be some
explanation and that the company
could get its securities liquidated
and thus reach a proper position. I
hoped that would be the case and I
felt that if we jumped in nothing
would be gained and our precipitate
action might make it impossible for
depositors to get their money   back
nd might also result in a disastrous
run on other concerns ln Vancouver
We finally decided that ,the proper
thing to do was to put ln an auditor
and because of his knowledge of the
situation selected the auditor who
had previously been employed by the
company. On September 2 the auditor went in with instructions that
while we should give him every possible assistance he was to act quickly and use his best judgment. On
September 19, we gave the auditor
the assistance of an independent lawyer who had no connection with my
own firm. The auditor reported
weekly and the Inspector was also
back and forth on the job. What they
found was a very tangled mess. The
best evidence of how difficult it was
to unravel the tangle is found in the
fact that Mr. Andrew Stewart, the
liquidator, has now been busy for
many weeks and is still carrying on
investigations. On September 30, the
auditor gave me an interim report
and I felt that the time had come
that the president and directors
should know what we knew, hut even
hen Arnold insisted that the auditor
was all wrong. I was leaving on October 9 for Cariboo and expected a
final report on my return, but on
October 12 before my return Arnold
was dead. The public knows the
events that occurred after that."
NAVIGABLE     WATERS      PROTECTION ACT.
R. 9. C. Chapter 115.
The Imperial Oil Company hareby
giro notice that it has under Section 7 of the above Act, deposited
with the Minister of Public Works at
Ottawa, and in ths oflice of the District Registrar of tha Princa Rupert
Land Registration District at Prince
Rupert, B.C., a description of the
site and tha plans of tha wharf and
approach proposed to be built in
Prince Rupert Harbor, British Columbia, in front of Waterfront
Block "G", according to registered
plan of the Townslte of the said
City of Princa Rupert deposited in
the aforesaid Land Registry Office
as No. 923.
AND TAKE NOTICH that after
the expiration of one month from
the date of the first publication of
this notice, the said Imperial Oil
Company will under Section 7 of the
said Act apply to the Minister of
Public Works at his office In the City
of Ottawa for approval of the said
sits and plans and for leave to construct the said wharf and approach.
DATED at'Prince Rupert, B.C.,
this 2nd day of February, A. D.
1S1B. 4w-f4
THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY.
, mm%&&b—
Skeena   Land    District—District    of
Queen  Charlotte islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Peter Piombo,
of Prince Rupert, B.C., occupation
Prospector, intends to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands on the West Coast of Graham
Island: Commencing at a post planted five miles east and one mile north
of the north-east corner of Lot 2435,
thence north 80 chains, thenoe west
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains, to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
mors or less.
ja29 PETER   PIOMBO.
Date located, 4th December, 1914.
Royal Naval College of Canada.
KHTI
REGT.,  EARL GREY'S
OWN    RIFLES.
■■•■    ' £fs
W
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Steel) lion, oils, Wiic Hope, (IftlttUi HcltJng, iv O. Wood Pulleys,
Columbian Bronze IVopcB.'Vs, Storage Batteries, DyiuimoN mid
Marino   Accessories.
Repairs—First-class equipment and staff for machine and ship
repairs*
P.O. BOX 515 TELEPHONE 313    •
Orders by Major .1. H. McMullin, Commanding; for week
ending February 13, 1915:
Parades: "A" Company will
parade at the Exhibition Building on Tresday nnd Friday nt
7:45 p.iu. Drill squad and company. "II" Company will parade at the Exhibition Building on Monday and Thursday
at 7:15 p.m. Drill squad and
company. ,
W, A.  PHTTIORBW,
Captain,
Acting Adjutant.
The next examination for the en
try of Naval Cadets, will be held at
the examination centres of the Civil
Service Commission in May, 1915
successful candidates joining lhe col
lege on or about lsl August. Appli
cations for entry will be received up
to 15th April by the Secretary, .Civil
Service Commission, Ottawa, from
whom blank entry forms can now be
obtained.
Candidates for the examination in
May next must be between the ages
of fourteen and sixteen on the 1st
.luly, 1915.
Further details can be obtained on
application to the undersigned.
G.  J.  DESBARATS.
Deputy Minister of the Naval   Service.
Depart ment of the Naval Service,
Ottawa, January 8th, 1915.
Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement will not be paid for.—
72858. ja28
HE   HIGH   COST OK    LIVING  ItK-
DUCED BY BUYING YOl'lt
B't-st  Quality   Domestic   Lump   Coal
$0.80 Per Ton
Host Quality Washed   Nut ("nol
$H.7."> Per Ton
DELIVER Er
—THE—
Union  Transfer  Co.
Prince Rupert, B.C., Phone 30
REDUCED    FARES.
Phone No. 99 is operating on a
new schedule of prices for auto line
Anywhere west of Hays Creek^ tk
charge will be 60 cents; to Seal Cov
for one, two, or three persons th
caarge will be Hi for four or five
$1.50; to or from boats or trains
50 cents. titt
WOTICR.
Ihe Caaadiaa Patetene Vend.
WW these w%o need assistance
ftrea the ikeit fund, resident ia the
eUr er ekrtriet and whose bread-
ir Is en active service with the
ef the .VsapiM or her Allies,
Wader aoutlr **• secretary of the
♦•eel erfaatsatiee.
W W. «   COLL180N,
P.O. Bex 735.
ST'NOPSIS      OP      COAL      MINING
REGULATIONS.
Ceal Mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and a portion
of the Province of British Columbia,
may be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of
?1 per acre. Not more than 2,560
acres will be leased to one applicant.
Applications for a lease must be
made by the applicant In person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory tke land
must be described by sections, or
legal subdivisions of seetions, and
in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the
applicant himself.
Bach application must be accompanied by a fee of $5, which will be
refunded if the rights applied for
are not available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the
merchantable output of the mine at
the rate of Ive cents per ton.
The person operating the mine
shall furnish the Agent with sworn
returns accounting for the full
quantity of merchantable coal mined
and pay the royalty thereon. If the
eoal mining rights are not being operated, such returns should be fur
nlshed at least once a ye*r.
The lease will include the coal
mining rights only; but the lessee
may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be
considered neeeseary for the working of the mine it the rate of $10
per acre.
For full information application
should be made to the Secretary of
tke Department of the Interior, Ot
tawa, or to any Agent or Sub-
Agent sf Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior
NSTIOB   OF   CANCELLATION    OF
RaWHRVE.
N»Tie» IS HHRBBy GIVBN that
the Reserve exietlng on Detention
Mead by roaaen of a Notice published in the British Columbia Gasette on
tke 30th of May, 1912, is hereby can
celled.
R. A. RBNWICK,
Deputy Minister <f Lands
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C.,
October   19th,   1914.       o2l
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GUARANTEED
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HOSIERY
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WINDSOR    HOTEL
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THESE  HOSE
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