Notes on the Line of the Southern Railway, 1901

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Submitted by Christine Gorman

Daily Examiner, Dec. 4, 1901:

Notes on the Line of the Southern Railway...

Louis Burns of Southport was appointed derrick manager in the stone quarry on the southern Branch Railway. Charles Yeo, Charlottetown, is working on a large stone culvert. He expects to complete it on or before the last of December. Mr. Dell Hartt, N. B. is driving an eight horse team on the road. Mr Hartt is quite an expert with the ribbons.

Ernest Kelly is driving a fine rein of horses on the Branch.
Ray Flood of Brooklyn is in charge of the stone yard.
John McPhee, Ch'town, is derrick man on the culvert.
Eddie Murphy is in charge of the cement board. He is quite a hustler.
Thomas Murphy is in charge of the small derrick in the small culvert.
(Patriot please copy.)

Men wanted to work on the Murray Harbor Branch Railway. Ordinary laboring men to pick and shovel, up to $1.25 per day. Men accustomed to work in stone quarries, from $1.25 to $1.50 per day. Stone scrabblers, or men accustomed to dressing stone with picks, $1.50 to $2 per day. Board $1 per week. Apply personally, or by letter or telephone, Willard Kitchen, Murray River, PEI.

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