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 ueen Charlotte
A Weekly Newspaper Published in the interests of the Settlers, and to promote the development of the Queen Charlotte Islands.
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VOL. 2, No. 8
QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. MONDAY, OCTOBER 21   1912
5 Cents per Copy
Local News Items
Mrs. A. J. Gordon, of Skidegate, returned home last Monday from an extended holiday in Vancouver and other
cities.
Mr. J. Walsh of Tl-el River went
south last Monday. He will visit Seattle
and other coast cities before returning.
Let your friends know you are alive.
A Thanksgiving or Hallowe'en card at
Beattie's will do it.
Max Ruff, Andy Christainsen and
Charlie Heartie left on Thursday on a
trapping expedition between the Yakoun Lake and the West coast.
Mr. W. J. Sutton, for years geologist
to the Dunsmuir companies, and now
with the successors, the Canadian
Collieries (Dunsmuir) Limited, recently
gave an address in Victoria on Graham
Island.
Samson Young, of Skidegate, has
bought a new boat. It is 38 feet long
and has a 18 h.p. Fairbanks engine.
It arrived here on Wednesday afternoon
from Jedway.
Get in on those bargains in Shoes at
Beattie's before it is too late.
Four Scotch families are expected to
arrive at Skidegate on the next boat.
They will be employed by the B. C.
Fisheries and several cottages are being erected for them by the  company.
The neighboring mountains received
their first coating of snow for the season during the past week, and the sharp
touch in the atmosphere in the mornings marks the approach of winter.
A concert and dance was held at
Skidegate Indian Village on Friday
night. A large crowd attended and the
selections played by the band were well
rendered and highly appreciated.
The steamer British Empire arrived
Saturday morning with a consignment
of gasoline for the Mill Co. and D.
Cochrane. The captain reported that
Lhe Vadso went on the rocks at Union
Bay during a heavy fog. She had on
board freight for the Premeir Hotel
and the B. C. Fisheries. '
Chas. M. Pomeroy, manager for the
Queen Charlotte Mining Company at
Cumshewa, was in town over Friday
night on business. Mr. Pomeroy reports that development work at the
mine is progressing satisfactorily and
that several tons of ore is ready for
shipment to the smelter.
Colonel Roosevelt Reach Settlement
Shot In Milwaukee       On Indian Question
(Special to The Islander^
Milwaukee, Oct. 15—Col. Roosevelt,
Progressive Republican candidate for
the Presidency, was shot in the right
breast by John Shaank, a laundryman,
who recently arrived here from New
York. The bullet did not penetrate the
lung and hopes are entertained that the
ex-President will recover.
Shaank was immediately arrested and
lodged in gaol.
The Colonel was removed to Chicage
where the bullet was extracted.
Milwaukee, Oct. 17—Roosevelt is resting well; temperature normal.
Mrs. Roosevelt, has arrived.
Shaank, the would-be assassin, is continuously  playing   checkers   since   his
confinement.
Chicago, Oct. 19—Roosevelt, providing no complications ensue, will go to
his home at Oyster Bay on Tuesday.
It will be two weeks, however, before
he can start on his campaign.
Governor Johnston visited Roosevelt
today and warned him to tell the people
to keep fighting Beverley and Taft.
Home will re-appoint Frear governor
for Hawaii.
Woodrow Wilson receives letter
that he will be shot like Roosevelt.
It is understood that a settlement of
the Indian reserve question in British
Columbia, involving the matter of reversionary rights and other issues has
been reached by the Provincial and
Dominion Governments. The negotiations have been in progress for nearly
three months in Victoria. Hon. W. J.
Bowser, attorney-general, and Sir
Richard McBride participated in the
various conferences on behalf of the
province, and Dr. J. A. J. McKenna
acted as special commissioner for the
Dominion authorities. To make the
settlement effective all that remains to
be done is to secure the formal approval
of the arrangements by the Dominion
government
Methodist Mission Boat Arrives.
Telegraphic Briefs
Mexico City, Oct. 16.—General Daiz,
raises rebel banner and captures Vera
Cruz.
Portland, Ore., Oct. 17—Secretaries
Fisher and Knox start east for Indianapolis. Bryan says that recent attack
on Roosevelt should not end campaign
against Progressives.
London, Eng., Oct. 17—Advices that
Turkey has declared war on Greece,
Bulgaria and other Balkan States.
Fierce fighting is, reported and the
dead and wounded number thousands.
Turkish troops are hiding on the
frontier.
Washington, Oct. 17—Frank Munsey
testified to the Clapp committee today
that he gave $118,000 towards Roosevelt's pre-convention campaign.
'Athens, Oct. 19—Fleet sailed under
sealed orders.
London, Oct. 19—Bulgarian and Turkish armies advancing ; clash Sunday.
New York, Oct. 19—State rests in
Becker trial.
Indianapolis, Oct. 19— Senator Kern
trying to show McNamara only guilty
of plot.
The Methodist Mission boat Thomas
Crosby, Captain W. Oliver, arrived in
the inlet on Wednesday, and is calling
at all the camps in the neighborhood.
Rev. G. H. Raley, of/Port Simpson,
superintendent of missions, is on board
and conducts services. Before returning to Port Simpson the mission boat
will call at all the important points on
the Islands.
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L. F. Grant's survey party completed
their work on the island for the season
this week.
The rumors persist. Get that wedding
present at Beattie's
Jack Scott, employed with Grant's
survey party, lost his way last Saturday while making for the camp up the
Honna river. He spent the night in
the woods'and got thoroughly drenched.
Next day he regained his bearings and
reached camp in pretty bad shape.
Dr. Fairbairn, lately in charge of
Foley, Welsh & Stewart's construction
hospital at Chicken Lake, arrived here
last Monday on a short visit. The
Doctor states construction is progressing as rapidly as the present shortage
of labor will permit. Rails are now at
Mud Creek and steel for the bridge is
being rushed to that point. It is expected the bridge will be completed and
rails across within a month. Dr. Fairbairn was connected with the local
hospital for some time and is renewing
acquaintance with friends here before
proceeding to Portland, Ore.
Leather and
Rubber
Have advanced 15 percent
during the last two months
and are going higher. This
means an advance of 50c.
to $1.00 on a pair of shoes.
Now we have some
BARGAINS. We have
put on sale 60 pairs of
shoes which were bought
at the low price and we
will give you
20 Per Cent. Off
on these. This means a
saving of 35 per cent. This
lot of shoes will not last
long so come quick and
get first choice.
BEATTIE'S
DEPT. DRUG STORE
QUEEN CHARLOTTE.
LADIES
X
Cochrane has
a pair that will
fit you.
Come and try
them on.
RUBBER*!
D. Cochrane
Groceries   Dry Goods
Hardware
Queen Charlotte QUEEN CHARLOTTE  ISLANDER
QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDER
J. M. CAMPBELL, Publisher.
SUBSCRIPTION
In Canada, $2.00; Foreign, $3.00
per annum, in advance.
Advertising Rates
Contract Advertisements $2.00 per
inch per month.
Single   insertions  $1.00  per  inch
per week.
Legal Notices, Government Rates.
Our Muskeg Land.
It has often been asserted that the
thousands of acres of muskeg land on
Graham Island is worthless, and many
prospective settlers turned away in disgust when crossing the miles of clear
land in the interior. We have it from
men who are agriculturalists and experts that the muskeg land of Graham
Island is, if anything, too rich, requiring
but mixing with sand, clay or other
earth or minerals, to produce the best
of vegetables, grain and fruit. In the
United States there are but three hundred and ten million of acres of land
supplying the one hundred millions of
residents and the outside world with
food. Only sixteen per cent, of the
land is under cultivation, while in Germany, forty-five per cent, of the land
area is cultivated. It is a well-known
fact that it requires two tons of water
to make a loaf of bread, and a ton of
hay pumps five hundred tons of water
from the soil. To supply food for one
individual during a year, one million and
a half gallons of water are required.
In all, one thousand parts of water are
required to produce one part of dry
matter, and it is here the muskeg land
becomes valuable. Where it is necessary to irrigate in other countries, we
have but to dig drains, throw the under
soil over the muskeg, and commence
farming. The climate of the Queen
Charlotte islands cannot be excelled,
for the reason that we have bounteous
rainfalls, with no danger of frosts and
drought. Where water is required, too
much is far better than being without
it at all. Throughout California, where
it is necessary to irrigate, the expense
of farming is high. At a cost of fifty-
three million dollars the United States
government irrigates land, charging the
settler for the expenditure, which must
be returned in ten annual instalments.
In the State of Wisconsin every newcomer is warned that it will cost him
from fifteen to fifty dollars an acre to
mellow the land, in addition to the price
of the same. Swamps are being pumped
out and they have been found prolific,
so much so that two and three hundred
dollars an acre is being paid for land
which was formerly under water. Our
muskeg land is clear of trees; but is too
rich in some of the ingredients required.
Some people suggest burning the moss,
which would be a mistake. If some of
our would-be farmers visited the once-
called Iowa Slough, now called Oakville
Prairie, and saw the change made there
in a few years, they would understand
why the State of Iowa ploughs ninety-
five out of every hundred acres of land
in the whole State. The Iowa Slough
is now covered with seventeen thousand
acres of corn, at a cost of $9.31 per
acre. When our land is occupied by
farmers—men-of brawn and determination—the so-called "muskeg" swamps
will be utilized in a way that will astonish those who have turned their backs
on anything but "soil;" which is subject to weather conditions require two
years of the conservation of water to
grow one crop.
Queen Charlotte
LAUNDRY
Washing and Dressing of  all  descriptions carefully attended to.
Quick  Service and Reasonable Prices.
Goods called for and delivered.
Feed and Flour
POULTRY SUPPLIES
THE BEST HEAVY WHEAT
THE BEST FEED WHEAT
Ground Oats      Oats      Shorts      Bran
Corn Meal       Ck. Corn       Chick Feed
Famous
Prince
Steamers
Island Mail.
Five
It would conduce greatly to the welfare of the residents of Graham Island
if the postal authorities would forward
mail matter direct from Queen Charlotte City to Massett and Naden Harbor. The regular mail steamer leaves
Queen Charlotte City on Monday, returning to Prince Rupert on Wednesday,
and leaving for Massett on Wednesday
night. Very often the steamer is only
an hour or two at Prince Rupert, and
the mail which arrives from the south
is delayed a week in transit. There is
now a weekly mail service between
Massett, Naden Harbor, and points on
Massett Inlet, all mail arriving at Massett on Thursday for those points. Correspondence direct from Queen Charlotte City to Massett would arrive at
the last mentioned place in a day or
two, following the posting of same at
the Queen Charlotte City post-office.
At present it means a delay of many
weeks in answering a letter, the steamer
remaining at all points only long enough
to discharge freight. Nothing has been
done so far in the matter of a mail
carrier between  Queen  Charlotte and
Skidegate. We don't see why the
mail for East coast points should not
receive attention. The only way to do
this satisfactorily is for the mail carrier
to start at Queen Charlotte instead of
Skidegate.
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Ad Valorem.
The richest treasure this life can contain
Is the love of your fellow man ;
And the greatest pleasure that mortal
sustain,
Is the return of that treasure again.
The greatest sorrow this world can give
Is the loss of a friend's esteem;
But the troubles you borrow will live
through the morrow,
To haunt you as in a dream.
Then strive for that treasure,
And live for that pleasure ;
Give no cause for sorrow
And dare not to borrow—
But pay your sub. to the Islander.
The Major
loses Flour
Anything and everything  for   Poultry
Prince Rupert and Prince George
FOR
VANCOUVER,   VICTORIA
and SEATTLE
Leave   Prince   Rupert   MONDAYS
and FRIDAYS at 9 a.m.
S. S. Prince John
Maintains weekly schedule to Massett and Naden Harbor, Queen Charlotte City, Skidegate, Pacofi, Lockeport, Jedway and all other Queen
Charlotte Island points (calling at
Cumshewa on 2nd and 4th trips of
each month only.)
GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RAILWAY
Passenger trains leave Prince Rupert fer Sealey Crossing, connecting
for Hazleton and Interior points, on
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10.00
a.m.
_GOING EAST THIS YEAR?
Use the Grand Trunk Railway System
from Chicago for all the principal
Eastern centres. Connections with
all lines from Pacific Coast.
For full information apply to
A. E. MkMASTER, Geiterd Agent
PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
Ageruy for all Atlantic Steamship Lines
At ISLANDER OFFICE
QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C.
FOR SALE
S. C. White Leghorn Cockerels, pure
bred, 3 months old. Price $1.00 each.
Also one S. C. White Leghorn Rooster,
one year old. Price $2.00.—Apply Capt.
J. B. GILLATT, Sandspit.
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95
Weannoutlb. Ei
Launch "Biraie
FOR HIRE BY DAY OR CONTRACT.
14 h. p. Regal Heavy Duty, 30 ft. long.
For particulars apply MASSETT, P. O.
THIRD AVENUE
PRINCE RUPEE
Furniture  Carpets   Square
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DRAPERIES    BLINDS     BRASS POLE FIXTURES
Special Order Upholstering of all kinds
To Purchasers outside of City,  " Ask  for our Catalogue." j
COMPLETE HOTEL AND  HOME FURNISHERS
P.JO. Drawer 1502
Prince Rupert
Contractors* And Mining Machinery Supplies
Building Materials MARINE MOTORS Concrete Machinery,
Steel     Rails GASOLINE ENGINES ^   ,    M™™«?
Agricultural Implements CANADIAN RAND Wheels   and Axles
Teaming and Pump Wagons CO.'S PRODUCTS Dairy Supplies
C. ft HANDASYDE Jr., Prince Rupert, B.C.
P.O. BOX 436
OFFICE THIRD AVE.
■«p^ QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDER
" Never Nag " Society. C0AL AND petroleum notices.
COAL NOTICES
COAL NOTICES
Thirty-four brides who reached New
York recently from Bermuda: on the
steamship Bermudian formed a "never
nag" society, during the voyage. Among
the things each bride agreed to do for
her husband are the following:
Get his breakfast every morning.
Dress neatly for the morning meal.
Kiss him when he comes home from
work.
Account for every penny spent.
Give him a "night off" every week
—to spend where and with whom and
in whatever manner he pleases.
 0 M/fti!
What Next?
Wilbur Glen Voliva, successor to John
Alexander Dowie as chief overseer of
the Christian Catholic Apostolic Church
in Zion City, said in an address the
other day at Vancouver, "that nwWr-a*
days churches have to resort to oyster
suppers and kissing parties "to keep
their doors open."
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The whaling business; has not been a
success this season, but the whales are
not blubbering.
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Andrew   Carnegie  is  the   heaviest
personal tax-payer in  New York, but
he cannot afford to keep a dog.
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Eggs produced in the egg-laying contest now being conducted in Vancouver
are selling at 80 cents a dozen to the
consumer. This looks bright for local
chicken ranchers but not for the consumers.
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A few day8 ago the people of Brandon
were worrying about the frost, now
they would welcome its arrival. The
Doukhobors threaten to give another
of their fig leaf parades unless two of
their number are released from the
asylum.
LIQUOR ACT.
Notice is hereby given that on the
1st day of November next application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for the grant of a
license for the sale of liquor by retail
in and upon the premises known as
Yakoun Hotel, situated at Queenstown,
Graham Island, upon lands described as
Lot 746.
Dated the 10th day of September, 1912.
B. L. TINGLEY (Applicant.)
FOR SALE—By owner, 160 acres; 30
acres open meadow land, balance
timber; good land; the pick of the
north Graham Island. Will make a
fine stock ranch. $10 per acre.
Four miles from store and P. O.
Apply to A. M. Miller, Skidegate,
Graham Island, B. C.
BOOKS and STATIONERY     GRAMAPHONES
OFFICE FURNITURE KODAKS
DRAWING MATERIALS        CHARTS
REMINGTON TYPEWRITERS
McRae BrOS.   Prince Rupert
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena.
Take notice that thirty days from date,
I, W. Wilson Irwin, of Vancouver, B.C.,
broker, intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on and under 640 acres of land on Graham Island
described as follows: Commencing at a
post planted three-quarters, of a mile
north of the North-west corner of Lot
60, thence east 80 chains, thence north
80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains to point of commencement. « W. Wilson Irwin, Locator
Per Alexander Faulds, Agent
Dated this 25th day of September, 1912
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that thirty days from date,
I, W. Wilson Irwin, of Vancouver, B.C.,
broker, intend to apply to the chief com-
missionerof lands for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on and under 640 acres of land on Graham Island
described as follows: Commencing at a
post planted one and three-quarter miles
north of the North-west corner of Lot
60, thence east 80 chains, thence north
80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains to point of commencement. W. Wilson Irwin, Locator
Per Alexander Faulds, Agent
Dated this 25th day of September, 1912
Skeena Land District—District of Queen
Charlotte Islands.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days
. after date I intend to apply to the chief
commissioner of lands for a license to
prospect for coal and petroleum on the
following described lands: Commencing
at a post planted at the South-east
corner of Coal License No. 4567, situated
near Welcome Point, Moresby Island, and
marked O. W. Rafuse, N. W. corner,
thence running east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of commencement.
Dated this 28th day of August, 1912.
O. W. Rafuse.
Skeena Land District—District of Queen
Charlotte Islands.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days
after date I intend to apply to the chief
commissioner of lands for a license to
prospect for coal and petroleum on the
following described lands: Commencing
at a post planted at the South-east corner of Coal License No. 4567, situated
near Welcome Point, Moresby Island, and
marked O. W. Rafuse, N. E. corner,
thence running south 80 chains, thence
west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to point of commencement.
Dated this 28th day of August, 1912.
0. W. Rafuse.
  . t ■ ' ,
NOTICE.
In the Matter of the Estate of Haakon
Edwardson, deceased.
Notice is hereby given that all creditors of the estate of the deceased,
Haakon Edwardson, are requested on
or before the tenth day of October, one
thousand nine hundred and twelve, to
send particulars of their claims, duly
verified, to the undersigned, executors
of the said estate, and all persons
indebted to said estate are requested to
pay such indebtedness to the undersigned forthwith.
Dated at Queen Charlotte, B.C., this
seventh day of September, 1912.
W* SCOWCROFT,   rw,,^
MAX RUFF, Executors.
W.L. BARKER
ARCHITECT
SECOND AVENUE and THIRD STREET
P. O.. *wr 713 PRINCE RUPERT
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, Samuel Horner, of
Vancouver, B.C., occupation prospector,
intend to apply for permission to pros-
Sect for coal and petroleum on and un-
er the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted about four
miles west of the South-west corner of
Section 7, Tp. 9, Graham Island, thence
80 chains north, thence 80 chains west,
thence 80 chains south, thence 80 chains
east to point of commencement, S. E.
corner, containing 640 acres, more or
less. Samuel Horner
per Robert Graham, agt.
Dated July 15th, 1912 Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, Robert Graham,
of Vancouver, B. C, occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on
and under the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
four miles west of the North-west corner of Section 18, Tp. 9, Graham Island,
thence 80 chains south, thence 80 chains
east, thence 80 chains north, thence 80
chains west to point of commencement,
N.W. corner, containing640acres, more
or less. ~       Robert Graham.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, Samuel Horner,
of Vancouver, B. C, occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on
and under the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
four miles west of the South-west corner of Section 7, Tp. 9, Graham Island,
thence 80 chains north, thence 80 chains
east, thence 80 chains south, thence 80
chains west to point of commencement,
S,W. corner, containing 640 acres, more
or less. Samuel Horner.
per Robert Graham, agt.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, Samuel Horner,
of Vancouver, B. C, occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on
and under the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
four miles west of the South-west corner of Section 19, Tp. 9, Graham Island,
thence 80 chains north, thence 80 chains
east, thence 80 chains south, thence 80
chains west to point of commencement,
S.W. corner, containing640 acres, more
or less. Samuel Horner.
per Robert Graham, agt.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena.
Take notice that I, James Hickey, of
Prince Rupert, B. C, occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on
and under the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
four miles west of the North-west corner of Section 6, Tp. 9, Graham Island,
thence 80 chains south, thence 80 chains
west, thence 80 chains north, thence 80
chains east to point of commencement,
N. E. corner, containing 640 acres more
or less. James Hickey.
per Robert Graham, agt
                             Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District.  Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena. District of Skeena.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, Robert Graham, of
Vancouver, B.C., occupation prospector,
intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum on and under the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted about five
miles west of the North-west corner of
Section 6, Tp. 9, Graham Island, thence
80 chains west, thence 80 chains south,
thence 80 chains east, thence 80 chains
north to point of commencement, N. E.
corner, containing 640 acres, more or
less. Robert Graham.
Dated July 15th, 1912 Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District—
District of Skeena.
Take notice that I, Robert Graham, of
Vancouver, B.C., occupation prospector,
intend to apply for permission to prospect for coal and petroleum on and under the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted about four
miles west of the North-west corner of
Section 6, Tp. 9, Graham Island, thence
80 chains south, thence 80 chains east,
thence 80 chains north, thence 80 chains
west to point of commencement, N. W.
corner, containing 640 acres, more or
less. Robert Graham.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District.
District of Skeena.
Take notice that I, James Hickey, of
Prince Rupert, B. C, occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on
and under the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
five miles west of the South-west corner
of Section 7, Tp. 9, Graham Island,
thence 80 chains west, thence 80 chains
north, thence 80 chains east, thence 80
chains south to point of commencement,
S. E. corner, containing 640 acr?s, more
or less. James Hickey.
per Robert Graham, agt.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Take notice that I, James Hickey, of
Prince Rupert, B. C, occupation prospector, intend to apply for permission
to prospect for coal and petroleum on
and under the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
four miles west of the North-west corner of Section 18, Tp. 9, Graham Island,
thence 80 chains south, thence 80 chains
west, thence 80 chains north, thence 80
chains east to point of commencement,
N. E. corner, containing 640 acres, more
or less. James Hickey.
per Robert Graham, agt.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
Take notice that I, Samuel Horner, of
Vancouver, B.C., occupation prospector,
intend to apply for permission to pros-
Sect for coal and petroleum on and un-
er the following described lands: Commencing at a post planted about four
miles west of the South-west corner of
Section 19, Tp. 9, Graham Island, thence
80 chains, north, thence 80 chains west,
thence 80 chains south, thence 80 chains
east to point of commencement, S. E.
corner, containing 640 acres, more or
less. Samuel Horner.
per Robert Graham, agt.
Dated July 15th, 1912. Sept. 9
FRIZZELVS MEAT MARKET
GEO. J. FRIZZELL
Butcher and Provision Dealer
Special Attention Given to Shipping Orders.
PRINCE RUPERT
B. G QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDER
LAND   ACT.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, A. M. Miller, of
Queen Charlotte, B. C, occupation
miner, intend to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
on the West end of North Channel
Island, Skidegate Inlet, taking in the
whole Island, and containing five acres,
more or less.
A. M. Miller.
Date 1st July, 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District—
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, A. M. Miller, of
Queen Charlotte, B. C, occupation
miner, intend to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
on the West end of South Channel
Island, Skidegate Inlet, taking in the
whole Island, ann containing five aeres
more or less.
A. M. Miller.
Date 1st July, 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that William Fraser, of
Queen Charlotte, B. C, occupation carpenter, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
20 chains west of the South-west Corner
of Indian Reservation, Maude Island,
thence north 20 chains, thence east 20
chains, thence south 20 chains, thence
went 20 chains to point of commencement, containing 40 acres more or less.
William Fraser.
Date 24th June, 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena.
Take notice that Frederick N. D.
Rosher, of Victoria, occupation miner,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted on the
East side of Fall River at its mouth,
thence 40 chains south, thence 80 chains
east to shore line, thence following shore
line to point of commencement.
Frederick N. D. Rosher
Charles E. Pomeroy, agent.
Date 14th May, 1912.  ■
Queen Charlotte  Islands Land District
Graham Island.
Take notice that Everett Harvey Lea,
Vancouver, engineer, intends to apply
to the Chief Commissioner of Lands for
the Province of British Columbia, for
permission to purchase the following
described Ian cs: ommencing at a post
planted at the North-west corner, about
half a mile north of the N. W. corner
of Vrown Grant Thirty (30) and about
one mile North of the mouth of Wilson
Creek, Rennels Sound, thence eighty
chains east, thence forty chains south,
thence eighty chains west, thence forty
chains north to point of commencement,
containing three hundred and twenty
(320) acres more or less.
Everett Harvey Lea.
Dated May 6th> 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that I, Joseph L. Molitor,
of Queen Charlotte, B. C, occupation
farmer, intend to apply for permission
to lease the following described tide
land: Commencing at a post planted
and marked J. L. M's N. E. corner, 40
chains North-east from the S. W. corner
of Lot 874A and T. L. 42376, thence 20
chains west, thence 10 chains south,
thence 20 chains east, thunce 10 chains
north to point of commencement, containing 20 acres more or less.
Joseph L. Molitor.
Dated August 3rd, 1912.
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE.
Notice is hereby given that the. reserve, notice of which appeared in the
British Columbia Gazette of the 25th
February, 1909, being dated the 23rd
February, 1909, relating to a parcel of
land situated on the Eastern shore of
Massett Inlet, Graham Island, is cancelled and that the vacant lands included
therein will be thrown open to pre-
emptionat midnight on Friday, October
4th, 1912.
R. A. Renwick,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B.C., 2nd July, 1912.      3m
MINERAL ACT.
(FormF.)
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE
" Ajax " Mineral Claim, situate in the
Queen Charlotte Mining Division of
Skeena District. Where located—On
West side of Harriet Harbor, Moresby
Island.   '
Take notice that I, John S. McMillan,
Free Miner's Certificate No. B34510,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of
the above claim. And further take
notice that action, under section 37,
must be commenced before the issue of
such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 19th day of August, 1912.
MINERAL ACT.
(FormF.)
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE
" Sandwich Fraction " Mineral Claim,
situate in the Queen Charlotte Mining
Division of Skeena District. Where
located—On West side of Harriet Harbor, Moresby Island.
Take notice that I, John S. McMillan,
Free Miner's Certificate No. B34510,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
toapply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of
the above claim. And further take
notice that action, under section 37,
must be commenced before the issue of
such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 19th day of August, 1912.
COAL NOTICES.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District—
District of Skeena.
Take notice that Sydney Charles Ruck
of Naden Harbor, occupation manager,
intends to apply for permission to obtain a license to prospect for coal and
petroleum over 640 acres of land: Commencing at a post planted at the Southeast corner of C. L. 7170, Otard Bay,
west coast Graham Island, the same being my South-east corner post; thence
east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains, thence south 80
chains to point of commencement.
Sydney Charles Ruck.
Date September 7th, 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District—'
District of Skeena.
Take notice that Thomas Rae of Naden Harbor, occupation engineer, intends to apply for permission to obtain
a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over 640 acres of land: Commencing at a post planted at the South-east
corner of C. L. 7172,. Otard Bay, west
coast Graham Island, the same being
my South-west corner post; thence east
80 chains,!thence north 80 chains, thence
west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains
to point of commencement.
Thomas Rae.
Date September 7th, 1912.
WATER NOTICE.
For a License to take and use Water.
Notice is hereby given that Wilfrid
Doughty, of Skidegate, Q.C.I., Fish
Packer, will apply for a License to take
and use one cubic foot per second of
Water out of Kluny Creek, which flows
in a North-Easteriy direction and empties into an unnamed bay west of
Shingle Bay, Moresby Island. The
water will be diverted at about one and
a quarter miles up stream, and will be
used for industrial purposes on the land
described as Lot 4, Moresby Island.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 27th day of June, 1912. The
application will be filed in the office of
the Water Recorder at Prince Rupert,
B. C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B..
Wilfrid Doughty, applicant,
by A. W. Carter, agent.
LAND ACT.
Queen Charlotte. Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that Wilfrid Vere Doughty
of Skidegate, Q. C. I., occupation can-
neryman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
at the South-east shore of Kison Harbor, Moresby Island, thence east 5
chains, thence north 20 chains, thence
west 80 chains, thence south 10 chains,
thence in an easterly direction along
shore line 80 chains to point of commencement, and containing 80 acres
more or less.
Wilfrid Vere Doughty,
E. C. Stevens, agent.
Dated 10th June, 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that Thomas W. Symonds
of Grimsby, England, occupation hews
paper editor, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post
planted on the shore 20 chains north of
the North-east corner of Lot 876a,
Moresby Island, thence south 20 chains
more or less to said north-east corner
of Lot 878a, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 20 chains more or less to
shore line, thence following the sinuosities of the shore to point of commencement, and containing 160 acres more or
less. Thomas W. Symonds.
W. H. Humphrys, agent.
Date July 3rd, 1912.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena. ,
Take notice that Wilfrid Doughty, of
Skidegate, B.C., occupation fish packer,
intends to apply for permission to lease
the following described foreshore: Commencing at a post planted at High
Water mark, about 300 feet Northerly
from the N. E. Corner of Lot 835,
Moresby Island, thence following along
the'shore line around the head of Aliford
Bay for a distance of 60 chains, more
or less, to the north boundary of Lot 4,
and including all foreshore below high
water mark.
Wilfrid Doughty.
A. W.   arter, agent.
Date July 2nd, 1912.    .
An Mm! Place to Spend
« Vacation.
Premier
Hotel
Queen Charlotte,  *   B. C.
Splendid Shooting and Fishing
to be had in the vicinity.
Orly  the  hoicest Brands of
Liquors and igars kept.
W. J. Smith, Prop.
The early bird needs no canary feed—
,,.,,.:      and escapes the cage.
"»i   '*
Chas. M Wilson
MASSETT, Q. C. ISLANDS
Grakam hlan« Fam Unit CmI UwU
Owmt of SOUTH MASSETT.
Acknowledged by engineers to be the
key to Massett Inlet, nature's double
tracked, tide railroad, serving a saw,
pulp, coal, farming and fishing territory unsurpassed.
22 Blocks reserved by residents
Opening price $50 a lot.   Only a few
blocks for sale.
Abo ELLIS & WILSON
Next G. T. P. Townsite Office
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. P. 0. Box 2
The A. W. Edge
Company
i
■ Importers and Dealers in
Wallpapers, Burlaps,  Moulding
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Glass,
Brashes, etc.
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Complete Stock of Patent Medicines,
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries
C. ft 0RME
The Pioneer Druggist
PRESCRIPTIONS   A   SPECIALTY
Agent for
Eastman's Kodaks, Films and
Supplies.
Queen Charlotte Islands Land District-
District of Skeena
Take notice that Walter Rudge, (of
Sandspit, Moresby Island, B.C.* occupation farmer, intends to apply* for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post
planted at the N. E. corner of the Indian
Reserve, Copper Bay, Moresby Island,
thence south 20 chains, thence east 40
chains, thence north 20 chains more or PRINCE RUPERT.        P.O. Box 1523
less to beach, thence along shore line to . '■     ■ ■ ■.
place of commencement, containing 40
Walter Rudge, Locator.   Tltp fc/flftlfer &2 II YipflT
Dated July 2nd, 1912. gttK WWOTBCr fA II J CUf
	
, .   • - V
The Rexall Stores QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDER
History Of Queen Charlotte Islands.
Haidas andTheir Legends.
By Mr. Charles  Harrison.
Article XXI---Chief Edenshaw
During the next few years Edenshaw
seems to have travelled a great deal
between Sitka and Victoria and several
times his visits to Victoria were recorded in the old Journals of the Hudson's Bay Company. I have heard it
reported that once when Edenshaw and
his followers were in Victoria, Governor
Douglas supplied him with all the rum
and blankets that he required in order
to get him and his people away from
the district. Also a certain Justice of
the Peace at Nanaimo writes in 1860
that Chief Edenshaw was well disposed
towards the whites, but was dangerous
when thwarted if in a state of intoxication, and consequently required gentle
treatment. He and his followers at
this time were the Vikings of the entire
coai-.t, and wherever they appeared had
to be dealt with cautiously ancL treated
with the utmost liberality. About this
same time smallpox was prevalent in
Victoria and the surrounding neighborhood, and many were dying dailv/ The
Governor therefore gave permission to
one of the gun-boats in vtne harbor to
hurry Edenshaw and his followers back
to their own country. The officers of
the gun-boat rounded up all the Haidas
and on a certain morning took all their
canoes in tow, intending to tow them
back to their own homes. When opposite to Nanaimo, Edenshaw refused
to be towed further, and ostensibly
through fear of being swamped, seized
an axe and severed the tow-line. The
captain of the gun-boat left them to
their own devices, and it appears that
the Haidas camped around Nanaimo a
considerable time. Some of them were
locked up in the old goal now standing
in that district and their friends tried
to rescue them, when being frustrated
in their designs, they fired several shots
into the old bastion where they thought
the officers were located, and the marks
of their shooting are seen to the present
day. Their friends finally being liberated
they moved up the coast a few miles,
and in this camping ground the epidemic
of smallpox broke out amongst them
and decimated their numbers. After
the burial of the dead, Edenshaw and
his party moved northward by degrees
and finally reached these islands.
Several hundred on these islands during
this year caught this contageous disease
and died. From that time until the
Hudson's Bay Company opened their
store at Massett, Edenshaw seemed to
have lived a quiet and uneventful life.
When   this   company  had   their store
opened at Massett, Edenshaw and  his J
followers were amongst the first to come;
together and form  one  united  settle-,
Iment of the Northern Haidas at Mas-;
risett.     I had the privilege of baptizing;
him and his wife and of receiving them
into  the   Church.     They  were  afterwards confirmed by Bishop Ridley and
became communicants.    When baptized
he received the name of Albert Edward,
the christian name  of  the  late  King
Edward.     As I have before stated his
eldest  son,   George  Cowhoe, was   the
first native teacher on   these  Islands,
and I also had the privilege of baptizing
him, his wife, and family.   He had only
two sons and the other is so well known
that he needs no recommendation from
me.    His name is Henry Edenshaw.    I
baptized him also.    After his brother's
death he succeeded him in his chieftainship and also became the teacher of the
Massett  Indian  school, which position
he filled  remarkably well  for several
years.     He  is now franchised and entitled to all the privileges of the white
man, and  no  better business man can
be   met with on this entire coast than
Mr. Henry Edenshaw, the  son of  the
late Chief Edenshaw.    After Edenshaw
was baptized he  lived  a peaceful and
christian-like life, and once* a  year he
used to visit his friends  at Skidegate.
It was whilst on one of these visits that
he and his party were encamped at Cape
Ball on the eventful morning when the
Canadian Pacific Navigation Company's
steamer Sardonyx was wrecked in that
vicinity in the year 1890.     The captain
of that vessel referred  highly in  the
newspapers  to  the  services   rendered
and the hospitality shown by Edenshaw
and his followers   to  the  shipwrecked
crew.   The interview between the captain and  the  old  chief  was  not altogether devoid  of sentiment,   for   the
captain states "as I could not speak his
language nor he mine,   I laid the gun
which I held in my hand at his feet as
a token of honor and respect."   Edenshaw as I have previously stated died ]
at Massett on November 16th, 1894.   In !
addition to a tombstone over his grave
a monument has been erected to him,
and can be seen at the present day near
his  old residence, commemorating the
fact that he rescued the crew of  the
Susan Sturgess and  that  he  was  the
white man's friend.   Thus ends a brief
description of the life story of one of
the most prominent Haidas that certain
ly did his utmost to bring about a better
feeling and understanding between the
whites and his own people, and I have
no hesitation in saying that it is principally due to his man-like ways, his
influence, and example that the Haidas
have taken so readily to the ways and
customs of the whites, and that at the
present moment they are one of the
most advanced and law-abiding races
on the coast. Farewell, It-in-so, the
manly brave and the truest chief chat
ever existed amongst the Haidas, and
the truest friend of the white race that
we white men could possibly come into
contact with.    Requiescat in pace !
The next article will be entitled "The
Medicine Men of the Haidas."
(To be continued next week)
Henry Edenshaw s Power Sloop
ii
»
Josephine
Union Engine 15 HP.
Is open for Charter by the Day or Week
for the carrying of Freight to any point
on the Queen Charlotte Islands.
The '' Josephine'' is the largest power
boat on the Queen Charlottes and makes
regular trips to the West Coast.
For further particulars and information apply to
Henry Edenshaw, Massett.
SCOTT, FROUD
& CO.
THE LEADING SHOE STORE
PRINCE RUPERT.
Everything  in  Boots and Shoes
Agent for " Walk-Over" Shoes
"Queen Quality" Shoes for Ladies
" Classic "   Shoes  for   Children
All descriptions of forking Boots,
Packs and Rubber Goods
Prompt Attention Given to Mail Orders
The Islander $2 a Year
Massett Inlet
Stores
GENERAL MERCHANDISE
GAS ENGINES & MACHINERY
Surveyors' and Prospectors' Outfits
a Specialty
MOTOR BOAT FOR HIRE
JAMES MARTIN
MASSETT QUEENSTOWN
Massett Trading
Co.'s Store
General Merchandise
Gent.'s and Ladies' Furnishings
Hardware
All kinds of Feed kept in stock
Motor Launch for Hire
HENRY EDENSHAW
MANAGER
Tow Hill General
 Store	
GROCERIES DRY GOODS
GENERAL HARDWARE
HAY and OATS
Goods delivered to all points along the
North Beach between Massett and Rose
.Spit by arrangement.
J. K. ANDERSON
Grand  Trunk  Pacific Railway  Official
Watch Inspector
R. W. CAMERON
Watchmaker   and  Jeweler
Prince Rupert, B.C.       P.O. Box 449
Empress Hotel
PRINCE RUPERT,
B.C.
Private telephones in every room. Hot and Cold running water.
No extra charge for Baths.
Lunch Counter and Dining Room in Connection.
Bar Pool Room Barber Shop.
Electric Lighted
Well Heated
Centrally Located
Third Avenue QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDER
Hotel Winters
Cor. Abbott and Water Streets
VANCOUVER, B. C.
European Plan   -   $1.00 to $2.50
Rooms with Baths.
Hot and cold water.    Steam heated.
Bus meets all boats and trains
J. A. LEROY      Proprietors       J. NATION
A. Faulds, M. I. M. E.
Consulting Mining Engineer
Examinations  and   development on
Coal,   Metal,   Oil,  etc.
709 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver, B. C.
Frank D. Rice
B.  C. Land Surveyor
Mineral Claims, Town Sites,
Timber Limits,   Sub-Divisions,   etc.
Underground Surveying.
Room 12 Pender Chambers
522 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.
For a Strictly up-to-date
Tailor Made Suit
Try SWEDER BROS.
Merchant Tailors
PRINCE RUPERT.
When in Prince Rupert
See
Martin O'Reilly
For
Fine Tailored Clothing
Furnishings, etc.
W. G. Rinehart
Begs to announce that his
Power Sloop "Mavis"
Is open for harter by the Day o
Week to carry Freight and Passengers to any points on the Islands.
For terms apply at the "Islander"
Office.
Hotel Central
Peter Black, Prop.
Spacious Travelers' Sample
Room.
Steam Heated Electric Bells
Corner First Avenue and Seventh Street
PRINCE RUPERT.
Savoy Hotel
American  and  European   Plan
The only House in Prince Rupert
with hot and cold running water
in all rooms.
Rooms 50c. up.
Only the Best Brands of Liquors
and Cigars carried.
Corner Fifth and Fraser Streets, Prince Rupert
A. J. Prudhomme, Prop.
New Knox* Hotel
Besner & Besner, Props.
The New Knox Hotel is run on
the European plan. First class
service. All the latest modern
improvements.
The Bar keeps only the best
brands of liquors and cigars.
The Cafe is open from 6.30 a.m.
to 8 p.m.    Excellent cusine.
Beds, 50c. and Up.
First Avenue    -   Prince Rupert
Ih. Kaien Hardware Co.
Builders' Supplies        Tools        Paints
Paints    Oils    Glass    Stoves    Ranges
Tin and Hardware.
Prince Rupert, B.C.     P.O. Drawer 1524
Pioneer Steam Laundry
Prince Rupert, B. C.
For Good Work and Quick Service send
your Clothes to us.
Hayner Bros/
Furniture Dealers Prince Rupert
Ii you don't buy from us WE both lose money.
Linoleums, Carpets, Stoves and Everything for the Home. Singer's Sewing
Machines, Pianos, Edison's Phonographs, Funeral Directors and Em-
balmers.   Monuments and Headstones
THE OLD RELIABLE
"Wee Jeanie."
For CHARTER
(CAPT. HAAN)
APPLY "ISLANDER"   OFFICE
JoVPrinting
"Islander" Office
T. R. Davey, Mining Engineer and Notary Public
J. M. Campbell
T. R. DAVEY & Co.
Real Estate and Mining
Box 63 Queen Charlotte, B. C.
Write us for Farming Lands, Coal, Petroleum
and Mining Properties.
One of the best Water Front Lots on Queen Charlotte
Townsite for Sale.    Price Easy for Cash.
RANCHES FOR SALE.
<w—im— tnwtat&tttttatKutBsmautu.. ««&■£:, w^Kf^,.rvjrtiii>'^j,v*«. t«ta»
Most Complete Manufacturing and Repair Department in Northern B. C.
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
J. S.GRAY & SON
Late Foreman for R. Hemsley, Watch Inspector
for all the Railroads running into, Montreal.
Manufacturing Jewellers, Diamond Mounters, Engravers,
Watchmakers and Graduate Opticians
Agents for the Victor Gramaphones and Records.
Sole Agent for the Stanley Pianos.        Eyerything in Rubber Stamps made
to order.        Repairs promptly attended to.
Helgerson Block  p ° Box 78  Prince Rupert
Old Banff Whisky
Guaranteed    2 , 10, 7 or  Years Old by
THE DISTILLERS
JAMES SIMPSON & SONS, LTD.
ESTABLISHED 1823
VICTORIA  OFFICE
535 YATES STREET
PHONE 288
N. B.—This is the finest Whisky, age for age, in a nada. If you don't
believe it taste it or test it, submit it to any good judge of Scotch or to any
known test or analysis of Whisky. It is cheaper than many and better than
most.    Ask your dealer for it, and call for it in your Hotel.
H. F. McRae & Co.
We buy and sell City Lots, Farm
Lands and Mines.
List your property with us.
Insurance    in    all    departments.
315 Second Ave., Prince Rupert
UNDERWOOD
TYPEWRITER
"The Machine you will eventually buy."
MACEY    Filing Systems,   Furniture, &c.
C. H. HANDASYDE Jr.
Complete Office Outfitter
P. 0. Box 436   PRINCE RUPERT, B.C.    3rd Ave

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