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 Fifteenth Year
MAY, 1923
British Columbia
20c per Copy; $2.C0 Per Year
Vancouver, B. C*
Vol XVI. No. 9
When You
Use a Paper Bag
you expect it to carry your wares home.
If It doesn't you dissatisfy and possibly lose a
Good bags are as necessary as good wares.
CONTINENTAL bags run uniform and do the work
they are supposed to do.
Specify CONTINENTAL on your next order for
Paper Hags.
The Continental Paper
Products Ltd.
Smith, Davidson & Wright Ltd.
Standard—Light Kraft-Heavy Kraft
Paper Mills:
Lachute and St. Jerome, Que.
Manufacturers since 1870
These are our leading linen and have be*.*n for .**•
the beat bag values before the retail trade ol ' aiiaua
The paper used in their manufaeture •* •* tt \y
made in our own pa| er mills and is b tual .*• ' ' ■"■ * r and
It* a better bas were possible d I Wilson, 1. *-. ■' I
wnidd make it.   52 years in the bus !.«*>**.
Manufacturers of
for   Wholesalers and Retailers.
Phone: Sevmour 781
t ii
in British
Columbia and
Guaranteed by
"The End of a Perfect Day"
fMade front finest flavoured cane sugar, a special grade of which is imported for the
fPut up iii nil sizes of packages to suit your customers1* requirements.
fin packages designed to beautify your store.
21b. tins, 24 to a case. 10-lb. tins, 6 to a case.
5-lb. tins, 12 to a case. 20-lb. tins, 3 to a case.
Perfect Seal jars, 12 to a case.
The British GolumbiaSugar RefiningGo. Ltd.
i     i
■    ■ 2::s
EDDY'S—the easiest to sell
therefore—the best to buy
The E. B. Eddy Co. Limited
Hull. Canada
Til. iiMtsi <!.■.'!> ihroujfhout lh<? |»rovli .. t*«n
do much towm-d bu Idlni i npn ElHitah «'»>'
uinbi.t Induittr)
PoIIpI i'ii"-    hav* mill] rwi»nil)  si I coim
DtU OUI ll*l<       \o-,\   Wi      .; I
Tillicum Brand
roii'- e.ti" i »io. j*.
lO Un- r**l! ' ■   m  ll-..; Ol
5 OU M  (UU' L D<   BIO) •
M.j- liht   «*
Let   ul   »er*d   you   |   im* I
trill    order    of    thll    good
pjper    for   dtipity.
Smith, Davidson & Wright, Ltd.
Why 166 Grocers Stocked
"The Tea With a Pedigree"
11 '*
1 fe
Bleixded and Packed by
When 166 grocers gel behind a ww Tea antl bo-Mi,
there rauat be a reaaon. There are several good reaami*
The name itself, Tudor Tea, i„ « |. .*..,. package ia
;,,"';|""V''- 'he Tea, , blend ol lhe lernlrr tip* o! tin
better As.;,,,, and Ceylon Teas a quality Tea thai
make8 "''"■"" a-i""" ciiatomerR; an attention eora
Idling adverting campaign that will quickly pull the
Tefloff the grocer'aabelvea; a guaranteed fixed wiling
!""'r t0 ,h mim* H»»l imure* the grocer a fair
margin  of  profit.    Thea
•"  are   the  rcaaoiu*   wb\   2f»H
grocers have atoekod Turin** t^,.     .<
'■■ i moor leu within two wceka from
•he time il was offered lo the trade. 1923
Published Monthly.
A MONTHLY JOURNAL published in the interest of Retail Merchandising and thc Development of Commerce in Western Canada.
SUBSCRIPTION RATE: Two Dollars I'er Year, payable tn advance.
Advertising Kates on Application.
Editor: J. S. MORRISON
Publi shers: Progress Publishing Co., Ltd.
Cable Addrem "SKIPPING.-" All Codes Used.
Telephon-*, Seymour 3S61
Etalarad at Ottawa t\« B&COftd-cl&si matter.
Secretaries,   Representing the  following
Branches R. M. A.
Agassi"* W.  A.  Jones
Armstrong g. H. Smith
Chilliwaek A. Knox
Cloverdale A. J. Burrows, Pres.
Courtenay   F.   Field
Cumberland J.
Cranbrook j.
Duncan l.
Esquimalt  h.
Grand Forks S.
Hammond A Haney.   A.
Kamloops A.
Kelowna a.
Ladner a.
Ladysmith j,
Lytton b
Merritt G!
Mission F.
Nanaimo J.
Nelson    E.
New Westminster D.
Prince George  C.
Princeton A.
Revelstoke J-
Trail T.
Vancouver W
Vernon .... D.
Victoria J.
White Rock E.
F.  Scott   (Pres.)
E.   Helen
E. Pickard
T. Hull
J. Scott
H. Muirhead.
S. Wade
W.  Bull
B. Armstrong
C. Lightbody
L. Ward
F. Gigot
C. Reid (Act. Sec
P. Hume
A.  Robley
F. Ing
H. Hardy.
VOL   XV .  SO. 9,
.MAY. 1923
Vancouver, B.C.
Convention Time—Identify Yourself
In looking over the pa men of th	
trade journals, retailers hiM quickly
realize that once again it i** 'onvention lime
In ever) province, committees
have been busy preparing interesting and instructive programmes for
the benefit of members of th< retail
trade, <l«»in^ business in their ?om
muni ties,
A** n rule these programme**) are
realty good, snd worth thr time anil
mone) "i an) merchant to go and
listen to.
fhua, as spring is once more, with
us, w r make our periodic al appeal
tor attendance at the sixth annual
1 (on*i ent ion of thia branch of the A.s
In >'\*a\ lino of human endeavour,
membera of tin various trades and
professions, at least once h year,
hasten to b common meeting place,
where, through the exchange of experiences, aud by listening to nd'
dresses on the important topics of
the day, as pertaining to their own
calling, the) improve their minds,
and become acquainted with the new
thiugs that are constantly springing
up around them.
h is almost unthinkable for any
one of us to dwell in a narrow world
of routine and humdrum, knowing
only our own Bmall affairs and
thinking only our own small
thoughts, when the whole earth, an 1
the skv and sea arc filled with wonders whieh are being newly revealed
to us da) b) day.
And these new wonders present
themselves in no small degree in
every branch of retail trade, where
men of brain, foresight aud energy
,iit constantly at work to effect improvements in your daily efforts.
The retailer who persistently refuses
to attend the conventions of his fellow merchants with the only excuse
that, after all, he has a comfortable
home, and an apparently successful
husiness, and that he might perhaps
o;C\u little h\ mingling with his confreres, reminds us very much of the
snail which crawls noislessly in the
silence of the vineyards.
11 too, has a comfortable home,
huill right on its hack, into which it
returns whenever the slightest noise
indicates the approach of any living
tiling'. But occasionally, some careless mortal steps on the little shell
house, and it is all over with the
pool* snail.
It is the same with many retail
merchants.   Everything mav be rosy
* ~ a *■ *
today, bul you cannot tell what may
happen tomorrow.
Somebody may step on you. ami
your business, and then, when it is
too late, you will regret that you
had not grasped the hand of comradeship, and help of those who, in
your hour of need are equipped and
willing to help you.
So, if for no other reason than for
your own protection, and that of
your husiness, attend the convention.
For every dollar expended in going,
you will come home a thousand dollars richer in new ideas. 240
■I i\
Kamloops—Convention City
Indications Point to a Large Attendance of Visiting Delegates to thc Sixth  \nnu«!
Convention British Columbia Branch R. M. *V to be Meld at the Inland ( it\
While there is little occasion to attempt a description of the beautiful
natural environment surrounding
the city of Kamloops to those of our
readers already acquainted with
this progressive inland city, a brief
history will doubtless he of interest
to the many delegates who have decided to attend the Sixth Annual
Convention of the li. 0. branch, He-
tail Merchants' Association on May
28, 2!) and 30th, (don't forget the
Situated where the North and
South Thompson Rivers meet, the
spot where Kamloops now stands
was. in thc year 1812, a fur trading
post of the North West Company,
Kamloops in tlie Indian vernacular
meaning "The meeting of the wat*
ers.   •
The excellent grazing afforded hy
existing water communications evidently attracted the original inhabitants to this territory from all parts
of the surrounding country and it is
from such a beginning that Kamloops has developed, until tdoay, a
city of sonic five thousand inhabitants, she can proudly boast of
splendidly kept streets, pavements,
trees and boulevards, brilliantly lit
and with an excellent water sen ICC
to all sections of th-- cit).
In   the year   18-S2,   Kamloops   wa**
selected    by    'he    Canadian    I'.i'iti-'
Railway as a divisional "point nnd
since that time the C N. R has also
brought in another transcontinental
Situated two hundred and ft ft)
miles from Vancouver, this inland
city can justly claim comparison
with any other in the west of similar
population, and man) Rovernment
officials both Federal and Provincial
arc stationed there.
Outstanding among Kamloop's
public buildings, ar'* a line .-ourt
house, four hank-*, the Hudson's p,a\
store. Royal Inland Hospital, pro
vincial Pioneer Home for th. Aged
ami the Provincial jail, (visiting
delegates take note| ,
fn addition there are conveniently
situated churches and schools, the
latter spacious and up to date m
every particular.
Over Bcventy-flvc acres of open
spaces are devoted to puhlie recrc
ation and Riverside Park, whither a
trip is included in the convention
programme, is a delightful spot ami
will be appreciated hy visiting delegates and their wives.
Hydro-electric power affords ample supply for manufacturing, domestic and other purposes and al
though  Kamloops ;*< ttitl
fan* y, th< rt nrt m i*?rthel< *.
tuxeable Industrie** loealed "'•
chiding a larg* bri< 1      :  **■•
i r oud planning mills, n bi i
■'-•• and cold storage plan", boti
ivorku   machine shot*** si I fo i
cigar factor***' and inah and
lor)     1 he reeenl nonoon en
the proposed ereetion of ihe h
loops \ aneouier  grain  eleval
that point will great))  add I
commercial preatige of the pit)
Big game hunting is rend it) a< *
sable and moose, cariboo, deei
mountain sheep, ete, can tie baj"
wiiii a short distance •*( Karoto<
I"  those  itelegati n  at tending
onvention and remaining o> ■ i
the tislutij' trip to Paul  \,a2i-   tl I
formation that salmon trout, rs
bow    trout,      KamloopV
abound in thc numerous lakes
streams, «ill le of intpret I
Ctooil aeeomodation at reasons
Pates 'an  he obtained  foi   thosi
sifoiis of extending their •>acali<
U has |h en declared thai  the "
standing asset of tin*, popular i
|s Us climate.    Healthy  tnvigoratil
and temperate, there ii no doubt ■ I
each   year   Kamloops   is   hecomn
more p.-pular as an ideal resort  I
During the convention man)   • 102:
<ions calling for the strictest st scheduled discussions, the visiting curacy of the foregoing description
tention t" buaineaa will be held but retailers and then- wives will have of "the Place in the Sim"—Kam-
nt  intervals  during  the  numerous    tin- opportunity of verifying the ac-    loops.
What Babson Says of Canada
World renowned statistician warns   U S. against sudden boom, predicting the possibility of a relapse
—Prefers   the   manner  in  which Canada is passing through her readjustment.
In s final re\ \cw ot his annual tu
Kpeetion trip, Roger W. Babson, em
iient I   s statistician has some m
ieresting comments \*> make on Can
mis s industrial progress I eminent
ing   of   conditions   in   the   United
States, ,\ir   Babson a   report    com
menees,    * Everywhere   people   are
talking prosperity, building is boom
ing; pnees are again advancing and
wages arc rising  A little of this is a
•/oH.i thing; but too much of it all al
"nee is dangerous, When n patient
revoeers too rapidly, ■'• relapse ma)
occur     The  business  uon  ol   the
I nited States need to remember the
warning of that old capitalist and
philosopher,   King   Solomon,   who
cautioned the business men of Jeru
mtlem that   pride goeth before de
struction and a haughty spirit before
a fall '   Personally, I much prefer
the more   gradual   and   deliberate
manner by winch Canada is passing
through her readjustment    We have
much to Learn from our northern
neighbor. Today conditions are better in the States; but unless we take
'■are, husiness will be better in Can
ada in 1924 than it will be here.
I spent some two weeks of my
trip studying Canadian conditions,''
continued Mr, Babson, "and was
ver) much pleased with what I
found    Various factors suggesl thai
tho  dominion   stands   in   about   tha
same position in the economic cycle
occupied by the United States six or
eighl months ago. If this is so we
must look for Canadian business to
improve rapidly during 1923. Tin*
farming situation is belter and more
favorable conditions prevail iii trap-1
ping the trading centers of the
north woods owing to the state of
the fur market ami the plentitude
of furred animals. British Columbia is in a more prosperous position
than the prairies. Its farmers did
fairl) well last year and the fruitgrowing sections had very profitable
yields    Lumber demand is expected
to develop tO quite sizeable proportions Even in the mining towns 1
look for a fair improvement. In
British Columbia business during the
spring months should be good.
Industrial activity in Canada is
estimated to be in the vicinity of 70
per eent of capacity. Unemployment and short time is still prevalent in some lines. Gold mining is an
outstanding exception. This line is
fairly busy and is resulting in considerable prosperity in such centers
as Porcupine and Kirkland Lake.
"Industries manufacturing goods
for human consumption or covering
are perhaps most active and have the
most encouraging outlook. The
best customers will be found in the
cities. I have in mind all of the
manufacturing centers of southern
Ontario and Quebec but especially
those producing pulp, hoots and food
products, In the martime provinces
a firm foundation is being built up
for business improvement. Basic industries arc now dull, but 1 believe
that warmer weather will bring decidedly better markets for lumber,
fish, and other local products. By
summer, New Brunswick and Nova
Scotia should look nearly as attractive to sales representatives as southern Ontario and Quebec.
"A more hopeful feeling is developing, however, in the prairie and
other agricultural regions. Better
prices for farm products art* helping
the Canadians as well as the farmers
in the States. As the Canadian farmer was slower in feeling the good effect of this increase in prices of farm
products, so, he will enjoy il longer.
It si'ins to be a fundamental principle
of economics that the dominion lags
about a year behind the States both
as to action and reaction, decline
and recovery. Hence, I say that
while today conditions are better in
the States, they may be better in.
Canada next year. Business conditions are much like a storm, they
travel across the country in waves.
Each section gets the storm; but all,
do not get it at the same time. *).!*>
Should Better Relations
"We should be better neighbors to
pi os;,,
necessar) tarifl walls or other bftr-i raise prices or wane* ii
ri'is,    Let us remember that, in the time     Lei   us have
long run.   the  prosperity   *>f  both let us nol hive inflnilm
(anada.   Some day we must  turn   countrieS is bound up together. Por lhat  bavr recently oVeu"r
to her for natural ri sources. When    l>lt|l(,,. Iu proaper |inth must prosper, Mock market, the spirit of
our timber is gone; when our water    We each need the other,   tat us be leggera, and the general
power is all developed; when the    christians m legislation as ueii as almost everyone to get v,n.,
price of land here makes the raisin"     m Ii;"n'
noihmg are no?  healths   ki
i>    *,*        i i •*• . . "The Babson chart continued to    in the Stales    u.. ,,.   i ,
ot cattle prohibitive, we must turn ,. ,„ . „ .   , "       ,u        «e need n
to Canada.    Besides,   the  boundary
register a slight inflation     Podai it    aeter   and   less
still stands ai .' per-ent above nor moment     ll  **i rourai
line between the two countries was    mai. With the readjustment only 60 men  mak,   values     ,.,,„,.
nevermadebyGod.it was made bv   per cent, completed   tins is nol  ■ lUh-uin  "imi i.» .,
• .,1 ( ■ I I.I      si   ii {Mil     }«'!      Us     |)01      I (|f
man.   Hence, let us not ereel un-   healthy   aign,    It is dangerous to veils make men "
Maintained Price Principle Adopted by
Vancouver Firm
Selling Policy of Messrs. Tuck & Lightfoot LimKcd. places   Tudor Tea   pron,-n.Mlr Wore tho COnaumJn.
 1.1. . *
An interesting experiment in the intensively advertised in '■■   Dalli
value of .Maintained  Prices to  the iv     .i..'
.  -, .... ' rpss throughout the entirp Pri>vtnn««
retail  grocers  ot   British  Columbia
is being undertaken by Messrs. Tuck '"     Ui" maJor,l3 "■ h**"W grt» -ts
& Lightfoot Limited. Tea and Coffee ,1;iVl" ML'n,,,i 'l>«* neeewian agT i nt
importers, blenders and roasters of '" v'" ty* excellent brand ol reasoi
this city, incorporation of whom, un a,!,i'V i'n,''',! l«- under Ihe Mamlai I
der Royal  Letters Patent, Ottawa. Price Principle.    Sold  direet   from
man r
.1   raf   .•iff,
was referred to in one of our recent
the Weigher to th- Retail M> r-
neither the jobber oi  .M
\*» u   m il in n .,,,
** • • *   m •.;-..   a'   \C ,h
I     Ol    R      L, h,;'.,j
(IM 111 lolleij    if;   fli   ,    at
It is generally admitted that insuf-    ll!l!l/r'1 "> its distribution, atl ahip
ficient protection has hithert     '
'■?-: B|
o neen
ments being made dire
, , ,        , own warehoiiKe    A most attra livi**
given the consuming public when    „ ., ,
purchasing goods of a well known
brand, if they are periodically sold
by certain dealers at bargain prices.
It i.s surely as reasonable to suggesl      ,
ii   .  ii     "       e   . ee      . thing but s hi lent salesman
that the manufacturer sutlers to a
greater degree when the consumer is An !"S"*«*'i"ii ot the firm'a ure
able to purchase goods carrying a
recognised selling price, at a reduced
figure, which tends to the suggestion that there must be some variation in the quality of the goods when
there is a spread of something like    ■   '*' u*''' '•'" latest raoueis of ma
10c per pound in the selling price at    chinery devise,) for roasting, blend
the different stores.   This frequently    '""■    granulating,    weighing,    and
happens where the manage*
rou lined container, lithographed in
Blue, Red, Blaek and Cold, w ith the
initials of the firm * T  1.     i tnbtsj
oned   in   a   shield,  i oust it ot. ,
ises, a testoivv bonded  wareh
located "' U36 Homer Street  evin'
lllfl   I      v '    ',-    or ... , . q
further   ;s   !>,,»    ,-,;.,,       . ,;   ».,
»r will out .i , trued  ittn ■
hi ni   ,
ring then   t*i
an - Pott* .     !• protect on is i
froi   -: i  manufaeturei h\ 11 ■
• * A'ie i?  ss r< am inm'11.-  ' 11 ant
hi art) • o o|H*ration from UrHm
i in I a .'!.• • < an * h with a tn
in i>* .-ji ,\ oived, !.
11 to
 • ■ mm'        ,-*.    re.>l      ,  i ,,, T <■ lit    * I     • I     »    .
'•'■" •thorough knowledge ol ever,    fo, tl„ , ;..,„..,..
,",;:•*';,;• * ■ i ...,,», .i,i ■..,.,,,, ..*.,, *
unmodih nod n is
to    a "■.', 111
se    lhat    gi
ment of    Pacing, together with
some of our larger establishments age and shipping faSies-i! *Z '
are wiling to register a loss on that every adjunct to a    '                 ,'
Particular commodity, using i, as a up-to-date plant                 qu,p|,Pt1'
mac-net to attr-wt m,^,.,  m  .
agnet to attract customers
'l'liS reproduced herewit
throughoul the provinee will
""i'1" *'"■*     "'rate with this firm by recon
•ng    I odor   Tea jo their eustoi
■*• d also giv«!  libera!  to indow
eomitrr displays, which have pr
a  tremendous  ass, |   )t,   this  com
"essra Tuck  and  Lightfoot
™» company's activities are eon- represent    I       '       ,"'" l"T',K"1
tered upon Tea and Coffee only and "Jubilee"   It r » .1'""   BttrM
•f? desery.ng of the fullest eo-oper- of  250,000   ,,„, *' ""'"""'	
atioa from the Retail Grocer, as they Bums ,,„„„', '"T    *lf '"«". «* iho *l i.li.1. in hull
'"*" •*•"'' lllm • W«h ity pack turns iL V     1,,      22'2M  ' '"ff""'»"" "	
am at a reasonable, stipulated, ,-,-  „■. reducimr it t0    "„'    "'r'" "" fn"" ''""~'< Cbh   throng
sale once. .■ .       ""* " '" ;i fine trrnnuU I	
Judging from a recent interview     mZZZT°Ty ""'"v"'*-' •"
"•"ll ff » ^ of .his enterprising    pounds p    h u'r."ta-, ."* 7""
hrm, evidence is not lacking that the    blender P..„ "'",':  ? esl  '>'"■ T'«
".""■•"" nn 1,*;*;;S.°; !?.'!" .*"*"' •**••***«»■ w m
I0,,Rt "1 which provinces the}  I
grocers have receh  their selling   the , Ibc    f"!>volT   "•""•"■■i We
policy very favorably indeed  "Tu    iu fi Wotationi mry
""•*" ^'- - -nountd Z :Z;!;!i;r:,^ :;:;""."> - ?5
•    ,l 1 ion
""'•'"ly established a health}
Heel |(,n
are advised that any Inquii
ted to them will rcci*
'• careful and courteous all
i i'l-j:;
i ■
'  ■■
■ Isl
Upper left:  "Jubilee" Roaster;   Upper right:  "Burns" Granulating   machine;   Lower   left:   Automatic   Tea   Blender;
Lower  right:   Mechanical   Weigher.
' 244
-»/•**♦•/jrir\   Pr*5- °tMCn Branch
)0RRP  Chair.        T.Scc.
Exec. -  • Orgd Branch
simplify Charr,
one Local only
is shouin.
There can be
manu Locals,
but rncy must*
i 7   111 k 4
Iftrm T    ma in
New Service Plan of the Retail Merchants, Assocfc
Last fall the 15. C.
centre their activities and the activiti
wcutive \l. M. a. planned lo
s and though
..... .-  .iiiu   i iJUUglll ■*
of their office staff definitely on the Trade Section
Plan of organization. With this objective in view two
articles on this new plan were published in the "lie*
tailer"' in December and January last with the idea of
centreing the thoughts of the members on this new
plan of operation.
The officers and secretary did not, however, antiei
pate the volume of detailed work that eventually had
to be done in connection with legislation and taxi
at Ottawa.
I   ISIl    11;
even  ii
an lenu h
111' U     ' .'  i <
I rade .***•.■.•* .-. ,t *.*,,-;,-s   ■,< •;»  •*,,■ •? ;?.j d.n a
convention consolidating .ti! (the thought* ii
om brought rrom the nreviou* ■«.* <»
i ion
Members should be quite familiar with thc work
attempted to remove unfair taxation, and this work
has taken most of the thought and atl
executive officers to date.
ttention   of tilt'
1  '  new ihe BJ   Hoard bav* |
'invention at Kamloopti for three dava '•'
<''sda> and \v,-dn.,,Uv Uny 2fi ffi and tn
tvm% devoted nol id I) to section no -1
^nt lines of tr«d< represented    Five men
'"? 8h««W meet together to talk over the proble-
le    i,i,rh »!« trade    There should be roam
Willi  this,
ned their I
day, Ti
firs? da
the diff
\V\iU ii ■ , ii«*ip   snotiiij    (m-   ni;jt!\
tieaUm227m "S ""* 'v'•,,", ''""k""- »J»Wi vn        7 ,"'" ',' !"lg" "' """- »* ■"■■•■ ' I* '<*<"
, r ,*"!:"""""'"l«'i"^ ot your I) ,,„,„        '  h?   "■""' '•» the pr-tnl convention H
a*d staff the necessary tune to delve into the problem
*or\  of ibi
s new  piai
[f "• A   "Mpthr working out of the praetieal
th" u,,i"   T\ "•'■••min.-ndations of (he  Domii
Zt   vfj     "' f! ™ *™ effective than in .
tj)e ,'.,„',   '"' '" '"I'I".ni with the effectiveness
,;;"-"«"; - n whole as experie | during i
T,'   I   ?   «:^"Hort on thr par. of all COnCl
oniv for the offieer*-Mini aa 2,        .      K ",NK "01 Th- 'iv.. i    c*     ■       " ""'   '»'*' 0   all concern-
idil memb^fTLZVaTaWl °I Cfach T , ' •" ■'■  h I   ,'i to?^ r*"".-V	
members, but for everyone to the I "' "' ""* '"'« ol trade   222 """*""'* "f mhcn '"'
your Hoard would ask vm  riot ™i   .   ""'"' s0 "'''' intW of m ,   ', "," "s "" 'dividual will hold me
said about the Trade Se IZvA 11 'f,W,?al is ^WhK    "f "' ' ** "' '""' "
to the last detail.    AU.J^V 2^22^ ■■*» *.K".° ,"! ,'T J".". «f	
tb'* Trade Sectio
C CClUe on fiitii,.      ! .     """wi oiiin   io iaih
.I,.,, ,i„ .,    ';* ''.'l ".«Jlo»    Bi»m .live.
general noli' "' M Tr"*'" s""'""" >»«'
Oil 1923
§ixtlt Annual fflmtwnttnn nf % M, SnaA
of the
Sfrtatl fflrrrhmtta' AaBnriatton of (teak
Gu br b;rl& at ■Kamlmiufl. «.a:„ an Bay 2Hth, 29th;, 30tly. 1923
iflmiftau. fHay 28th
Morning   SeM'On;
>» nti tu jo on Regti u a* ton,
I  Convention catted to ordei  by  President.
10.05 Reading ol No's.,  catling meeting,
Roil Call ot Officer*
Appointment ol Reporli ComnilUee
Appointment ol Credenilali Committee
10 |0 Ml) u' i ■ ■• ol  1922 Con vi nt Ion
i" IS 8**crelai * 'it Repon
l»> i'i Prestdenl't Rspoi'
11 i" i reason i •• Repoi I
it SO "tudlioi    K- porl
Adjoun ■-,• nt
1 00 Luncheon    Letand tl
Speaker   U\  H  w
:(nirii, s.-ri'iiU). Montana
Retail Merchants'   \ *■*•"• laUon.
Bubject     Do Member* Permit ihelr Association
to Full*- Sei11 Thi m
Coromunlij Singing eic
Nt'i'i*   The   President   will  announce  the ap
polntmenl  or  ihe following Comraitteea at
Lun< h»*on     Finance    ani
Constliutlon, Resolutions and Nominations,
IK <
Afternoon   Senoo".
,.' no Tiadf >•''Ion ''o
s>. i ■ tarii h   i 'onl
Evening Station.
Kntei talnment.
Sursdag. Bmt 2Uth
Morning   Session.
'i ".I Cor.*, entlon catted lo oi di i
( 'ommiUi■>• Si salon*
Special talk** bj prominent speakers on subjects
ot vital Inleresl to all retailers
General Conference foi Delegate* nol on Special
Comroli U i"■
1.00 Luncheon   Leland    Hotel,   under   auaplcea   ol
Kamlooji   Di am h Boai d ol Trad*?
Speaker—Mr. Jos. T. Crowder.
Sublet—"Will    Mixing    Ideals    In    Business
Mairiially increase our Profits?"
Community Singing, etc.
Afternoon Session.
13,30 ConvenUon called to order.
Hearing DelegaUons.
Receiving Resolutions and acting on same.
Committees Reports, etc., etc
Evening Session.
Entertainment—Park Concert and Dance.
©piinraDa*!. Iflatj 3Dtl*
Morning Session.
9.00 ConvenUon called to order.
Unfinished Business.
QuesUons and New Husiness.
Election of Officers.
Election of Delegates and Alternatives to the
Dominion Board of Dominion Executive
Appointmenl of Auditor.
Arranging dale and place of next meeting.
1.00 Luncheon with Rotary Club.
Speaked Mr. Geo. S. Hougham, Special Representative, Dominion ExecuUve Council and
Dominion Board.
Subject—To be announced later.
Entertainment supplied by the Rotary Club.
Afternoon Session.
Scenic Drive for all visiting delegates and
Evening Session.
6.30 Association's Official Banquet at Leland Hotel.
Introducing newly elected officers, etc., etc.
Speaker—Col. Rev. Ceo. O. Fallis.
Subject --"Some   Prime  Factors  in   the   Making
Of B. C."
special Programme of Music, etc
The Convention Sessions will be held in the Blks   Club Rooms within half a Murk of the I.eland Hotel.
'I-',,, ",,1,,,,,' Hotel is the Convention Headquarters ai all times when the Convention is not in session.
There is a ""treat deal of important work to be done at tins Convention. Por this reason all husiness ses-
s]ulls u,j| ),,, ,.;,•*,.,| io order promptly on nine, and r\rry delegate is requested to be in his place.
A registration f I' $5.00 will he charged to all visiting delegates.
Thc ladies are espeeialh invited to Association luncheons and to the official dinner on Wednesday
evening, The sneakers al these events are turn of outstanding ability in their respective walks of life. Vour
wife will In glad of the opportunity to hear them.
Ther.- is a special Ladies' Committee to entertain visiting ladies with special drives, garden party and
'Cl,,. |>nV\,| Howling Club, 'he Golf Club and the City Tennis Club have extended a  hearty  invitation
lo all visitors to the Convention  to make use ed' their  -rounds for recreation purposes.
If vou waul real tl\ fishing do not miss Ihe Paul Lake Drive. 24 fi
Insurance Matters
Insidious Attacks on   Bona-fidc  Insuranc
.   Companies •
For a number ol years retail merchants
generally throughout Canada recognised
that they are paying a much larger rate
for their fire insuranci than the loss bj
fires in the retail class warranted A
special committee, repreaenUng the retail trade in v\i'x\ province was appoint
ed to investigate the subject, and the)
ascertained that it the) placed their fire
insurance in a Fire Insurance Compan)
who segregated the retail fire Insurance
from other risks and confined it to the
retail merchant class, that it would be
greatly to their advantage. Thr special
committee, therefore, after a careful and
exhaustive investigation ol the financial
standing of the Northwestern Mutual
Fire Association, recommended to the
Dominion Executive Council and the Dom
inion Board the advisability of entering
into a contract with the above named
Fire Association for the purpose of rendering a fire insurance service to the
members of our association. After !ur
their investigations by the members of
the Dominion Executive Council and the
Dominion Hoard, a resolution was presented and unanimously passed at the
Dominion Board Convention of our asso
eiation. authorizing our association to enter into contracts with the Northwestern
Mutual Fire Association. These con
tracts have now hern in existence for
about five years, and every condition set
forth in our contracts has been faithfully
carried out, and thr amount of business
secured by tlie insurance association has
steadily increased  every  year.
Our members everywhere report that
this service has been vers real. and. in
addition, has assisted materially in re-
during "overhead" through the very sub
stantial dividend that the Northwestern
Mutual  Fire Association  lias paid  to  its
(tedium ol
oi ganlts
W(    M .!< I
I   lb   •  : . •
polio holders      Theae substantial    • i
vices have meant  much during lhe  lime
oi financial readjustment, and deprecta
tion oi values, through which ail bual
ness bas been passing
Naturally, lhe stocli i omi antes rvm ft
tlie encroachment upon what ihej had
come to consider ibeti pecullai prpsen
i - anil Instead o m* * I Ing toui '•■•■ i ora
p, uuon b) belli i *•■ rvlce, the** ha*- ••
sorted to a lav Ith tin u
aton llteratui i thi ougli
Insuranc** clubs and I
tions     One ol  theae  <
stand, recelvi - *2!  .
tion Mom tic ■ ompai l< I  a  0 tl •
bera ol the Canadian Ftrt  I nderun u
Association  The object ol 'Ar.   ||■•■ rnn
bas been lo discredit mutual Br*** loaui
ance generall). and th« S'oi ihwi iiern Mu
tual Kii'- Association pai iii ulai I)   md I
llbi ral use ol ti chnli al term   ti d agon
i n isted oul ol  theli   contf ti  ha    t- • ■.
made to n>  and undermine tbv confld
••ner ol our membei i
Fire Insurance Is t
nil ai business and b< •
nixed to Co*,, romi nl i
It) needs to have Its Dr
psls proleclwl, it.  I be
banking    Interests
trained men, ftn  in
ers  have  been  app
Federal and Provincial Government! and
before anv compan) i an Botlcil bu
it must Batlaf) Ihi se Comm! lo vn thai
it is a bona fide Instl utloi full) i apabh
of meeting all ol Its obligalloi ITu ■■•
obligations, furthermore are tel out Ic
statutory condiUooi •* hit h ail eomi
lea, w helhor mutu d oi »to< li muti ob
We wm h.. giad tl tn) lime to full*.
answer question*   i aiai d   bj   oui   i •
bers; meanwhile, however   vi   a
fni" ourselves to a fen doflnio   i - m mi
statements   which  mav   b**  urouped   t
follow •
I Thr Nforihweai**rfi Untt-
•o< lallon haa t»» - n twentv-oi
buaineaa    lu ai lets at.- ov«»r
and   arf   av .ill.-IO.-   !,,[   (;.,,   t ,t
It i   'h'Hi «. hotdeii   rvfftitth
ih< v tony ih*-
I i* bu on deposit with th
Government lbs fail trnou* * .•
I 'tnadlan fttt In urai < >■ la a
I   It bi   behind tl • rroup
li    to |.,-,, , m|) surplus in ii.\
i    ifi loaa ratio foi   bu
h   111]  iii ait department j  a ,
Iti • \|"!M.- ratio ft) pei «i
B    11 iron -*■:. i whob tb
ti luifi   .«• a wished lo |i * i
I : I llll  fl*
....     ..j      y     ,
Hall'.   IU
"    ■  \"-*'i
• i  ) on **" u d ■
''l   o ■ > 0 : l|| • m h t» to pf
ports      \« .*, m. ml>. |  ,.
• bant i    \-x-o. ta Hon ol I
ol knowing ihf ibilih  o
*!u   •   |   | .,-
H    li , X
nv ol New \
hin authority ».* about
• Mutual fin Uao* lad
rvcords' Th**} place it
t poaaibh : tl ■ k iba I ei
r*a icfrn
Rl i
X.      Y     >■■■    ah   a  rs;.-tn«M i .,
\\< - ■ Mi:        \ ■■■. mm ',.i* |oi   ot Cai
well * ' ts :;■■,*• tu iff (bat Itll N
\\n   ;.i.'    *■';"<■     \tit<Mi4';":. I
eotrd    ti d   n toagemi nt   ***■.-•
ii ii) - ;   bj   iba   Dominion
. til and Domit ■     Board
iiii'i.C ;■,>;:     |.w'or«'    !.'«*>! S     Rl  III
b) u    tl d * ■■ * i ai *■ am "O • '
oui oi »• o Isatloi   > 11 ii ih is ■■■•
\   ■
' A i  t*
••!.•<■  man    tract «oh ll
111 r > ■ ic • > i f i %  •*
A fainai
J)uring the month of April the table shown , di    i
Potatoes and evaporated apples and two cents in i>rtine<
thr •,'",> m sugar and one cent iu tea,
( ompared  with  a   year ai?o  vraniiiat   i
i • ■'-."     Ut'llll    a   ri      s  |";ir    iv   i.i.     I
up  twelve  eents     Lea-lino-   ■•  i.   ■ i »»nru»en fonts
,.',, '   ■    ' ""g   reductions  rfre   fiour  t>\ttbt  . ,.
Following are the comparisons- J       " s- '""' !"
2 llis, (Iheese, Twin
1 !l». Flour, 49s
5 lbs. Rolled Oats, viis
2 Ihs. Rice, !<"»**
2 His. Beans
1 Mr Evaporated Apples
1 Hi. Prunes, 50-6Gs
4 Hi-*. Granulated Sugar, 100s
2 H»s.   Vrllow  SllLr;il'.   100s
'.. th. Tea, '.s
■, lb. Coffee, Is
30 ll.s. Potatoes
■/s Pint Vinegar
11 pint Laundry Btardi
H   ot   Inn .,
■ > 1
\   ■
Shy   i  HV.
**   \2
e 123
The retail grower) huaiucHs along
w ith ot ber lines ol retail eudeav or
^ii,.w*^ a \rts decided improvement
,,\, r preei ding months, While individually retailers report thc im*
provemeiit in not verj marked^ gen-
erailv speaking, however, it is <|tiite
noticeable. I neroptoyment is prac
• call) «i thing of the paal in thc
province. Thr extensive building
programme both industrial and home
! uilding m ili«' ''it.**- in tteadil) m
creasing the paj roll locally, while
lhe logging and mining industries
are using eonaiderabtc additional
I ii l)oi 'in* spring at out ot town centres, Canneries are making preparations for thc season's pack !n thc
case of th< vaiiiion canneries it is
evident that the earn over of la**'
year's pack will have "the effect ol
ettrtailing tin*- year's pack to some
rxtent, aa some of the smaller
ennnera have deeitlt <1 not to operate
■his year. Prices of better grade ti*-.H
at least, should be considerably lower than 'hi- previous rears pack
Thr fnttt nnd vegetable canneries
ol thc provinee do not anticipate
' aving ,iu\ difficult,**- cleaning up the
small surplus of last year s park and
nrv making plans fur a bumper park
this fall l'nless there is a vt ry material reduction in sugar prices be*
tween now and tin* canning season
advances may  I xpected  on  all
lines of canned fruit,
Sugar: Local sugar quotations
advanced since our last issue to a
high figure of $11.45 per cwt. and
have since declined to -fl 1 05 cwt.
Thr market al present is unsettled
and we ar-' not prepared to predict
future changes, although the reduction in tariff as outlined in Mr. Fielding's Budget of May 11 has caused
further reduction of 40 rents a hundred wholesale.
Milk: Effective May 4th, all
brands and Bizes of evaporated milk
was reduced in price to the following  hasls ;
I**-    hah)     sl/r $2#7Q
Is family size 4.65
I** Tall 5.45
24 Hotel ...     5.45
With a further slight allowance
for quantity lots. Thr general feeling k that i ii is reduction is of only
a temporary nature and is accounted
for by keen competition, rather than
any reduction in the cosl of production
Sago ar.d Tapioca: Still further
advances have become effective on
these commodities, both lines now
being quoted al 10c | er tb. with the
market \ en firm.
Beans: Fancy small white beans
are lower, the best grades now being
offered  in the neighborhood of 6e
|ir|*    tb.
Raisins: Tin* recent Budget announces an increase in the duty on
raisins and currants, except those
from British Possessions. The former duly \v:is 2 •'*! of a eent per lb.
while the new duty will be 'dv. This
will account for advances on these
Canned Lobster: Opening prices
on Kastern  summer  pack  lobsters
were announced last week. They
ceding year';*; opening prices,
ceeding year's opening prices. Can-
Canned Oysters: A shipment of Cove
oysters reached the market early in
the month. Prices are lower, namely
$2.00 for No. 1 and $3.50 for No. 2
tins. This comodity has been short
for some time.
They were looking down into the
depths of the Grand Canyon.
"Do you know.'* asked the guide,
''thai it took millions and millions
of years for this great abyss to be
carved out '.'"
"Well, well!" ejaculated the traveler. *" I never knew this was a Government "job."
A bulletin issued by a sugar company carries a headline: "The sugar
market-—Raw." We'll say iti s.
Ol n tn it it
ll a*  rati el PIma
Manilla DaTflttl I '••
ur      Nr.-rn arul al».
*., • \ t -, i
Toilet Tissues
Made by Interlake
Ensure You Good Profits
ft or roll ol pure
white Genuine
Crepe Ti»»ue Made
especially lor dn-
enminatng cutfom.
?t«* %\,fn roil «l «'lt
whilr < l.-llil.kr llM.
u*. Ka.itif all lhe
qualities i\t.i\T,\ in •
gOM  I "ilrt  1 taiut
„  Ifaerflake;,
'Tissue MilKCtf
I I KH ! i* ll
mi nniTTON
^J^—    ***<
Established Brands
Ensure Permanent Profite
fcoi roll of soft Manilla Genuine Crepe
An exceptional Ti»»-
tie   at   a   moderate
price 24S
% Mothers Time
Grocer i**1
THE advertised Bread that is
always acceptable to your
customers—building permanent
good-will for you.
Shelly Bros. Ltd.
Jameson Coffee
Joins the ranks of the "better
advertised" products—order
your supply now!
will want
Coffee Co.
of Vancouver and Victoria, B. C.
Vancouver Phone Sey. 3723
profitand prestige to yourstore
--- richness to your customer's
cooking— greater cordiality to
your mutual relations.
Arc you getting the full benefit o{ Carnation's high-pow*
ered advertising now appearing in British (Columbia newspapers?
It will sell people on the value
and desirabilitj of Carnation
Milk—-hut you must sell them
the actual milk itsell it your
cash register is t > be the one
w hieh rings up the sales.
The way to do thai in to tic
up your store in every possible
way with this advertising in
displays, lines in your own advertising and by instructing
your clerks to ask customers;
41 Do vou need anv Carnation
Milk today?"
I hen be sure you haw* plentj
in stock at all tunes to supply
the demand
If you  need any  new  display
material, notify
Carnation Milk Products
Company, Limited
134 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC
534 Yatei Street, Victoria, B.C.
Made in Canada 1923
Vfter ,i close down since last Sep
I, iuImt, the Borden Mila (Jompanj *s
plant at South Somas, 1'.. I', us again
operating.      < 'ouaiderable     repairs
iitive l"'''" effected and a thorough
overhaul  of all  machincrj   enaures
, N,!". eare in presen ing the ■ j u a 11 ? \
nl  the fin tailed product,    The milk
;„ supplied by  the K   V   M   I'   A
which when received from the wag
ons"  id  weighed,   poured in b "auk
from which it *s pumped *''? * * glass
lined waiting tanks, il tlo*n goes (o
tho hull.-i* antl from thia **-» the **\ ap
urai ing pana   Then, through a cool
, r, "ii 'u the i'i*- glass lined storage
Adjacent   to  tin*  re -ehtng " ata
lions" where the milk is taken from
il ■   wagons is a very complet  and
otniuict   laboraton   w here   ' he   in*
each can before being dumped. Convenience in handling the cases
The empty eana arc put through of finished product and of any in-
a sterilizer before being returned to coming freighl is secured by having
,!"  farmer. ,-, B. C. Iv R. siding directly through
The Process ,1"' centre ol the plarLt' taI»pi"K the
storage     rooms    on     cither    side.
rrom the storage tanks the con- Throughout  the  plant  is equipped
drnsed milk goes to the filling ma- with  gravity conveyors, greatly re-
ehinea which are of Four sizes ac- ducing the manual labor.
cording to the size can being put up. •'•  D.  Murray, the new manager
Sanitary cana, made in Vancouver, comes to the local plant with over
are used and are also sterilized be- twenty years of experience with the
Fore being filled.    Prom the filling Borden Company and its predeces-
maehinea the tins of milk  go into sor the Truro Company,    lie spent
.i metal carrier which, when loaded, 16 years at the Company's Hunting-
ia run into the mouth of one of four don. Que. plant and the past year at
relorta where the sterilization  pro- Norwich, Ontario plant.   Mr. Mur-
eeas is gone through.   After leaving ray was for one year, that of 1904,
the  retorta  the  milk   is stored   in in charge of the old Truro Condcn-
big rooms For thia purpose, where it sory at Mission City.
cools.    Us   next   process  is  to  re- 	
ceii e thc I omr*an\ -* label which is
placed *»n hv electrically driven ma
lt.   C.   SUGAR   REFINERY   EN-
HUIlltf unlh  !-•
■<i. ai
IV  ill!,!!
;■■.   of  the  finished   pri du< '     The
i ilit\ of tii" incoming nulk ia guar
ntwfj b)   the  Mill   Produ* * rn'  A-
so iaiion and an  inapt ctor  .**■ ill  be
on ih«- rerei\ in * plat form '•• w at
chines, Four "i ulueh are used, according t" the size of the tin**: at the 	
time. The British Columbia Sugar Re-
The boxes or eases in which the finery at the foot of Rogers Street.
finished    product    is    packed    are Vancouver is adding a three-storey
bought, knock down, and a big stop- brick and concrete warehouse to the
age room is reserved For the shooks. existing plant, designed to carry a
Tl -  ■ ases are "ass *mbledM in short live load of 300 pounds to the square
tune on separate machines known as Foot,   at   an   expenditure   of  some
power nailers. s:'innin,
Spring Time
Is Maple Syrup Time
Just  .^ good  as pure
maple s\ rup aud costs
insidorablv   less.
Sugcst it t" your customers the) will appreciate the s.i\ ing,
>m   vour   lonner   oi
Kelly Confection Co. Ltd.
Chloride of Lime
Supplied by all wholesale grocers
In  British Columbia
For use in Hospitals, Institutions
Scrtools, Outhouses and wherever
a disinfectant is required.
Manufactured by
Toronto Winnipeg Vancouver
There is no doubl that the announcement appearing in the 1* ield-
ing Budget, relative to the imposition of the Sales Tax at the source
of manufacture, will be very gratifying to all retail merchants.
Retail Merchants' Association ol
Canada has hecn fighting for many
months to have the sales tax collected at the source. It has hecn acknowledged by all classes of merchants that the tax is a just and
fair one. but the past method of collection has hecn unsatisfactory and
cumbersome. On January 25 of this
year one of the largest delegations
that ever visited Ottawa made
strong recommendations to the Government to have the tax collected at
the source or point of manufacture.
In addition to the personal representation, no less than 3,250 cities
and towns throughout Canada sup
ported   the  delegation   by   sending
telegrams of protest.
The tax will in future be six pci-
cent. on the duty paid value of
goods or on the manufactured ens';
of home-made goods, It is proposed
to add to the lisl of exemptions from
the sales tax. raw furs, wool, tiles,
manuscripts and newsprint.
At this moment we are not quite
certain regarding confectionery
what action the Government will
take on the special 'excise tax,' bul
the Retail Merchants' Association
all over Canada is working strenuously to have this removed. In fact,
there are a number of court cases
which the Retail Merchants' Association has hecn successful in getting
stay of proceedings, and offices of
the Dominion association feel confident of bringing this matter to a buc*
Jul conclusion.
e points of interest to manufac-
s here are summarized as fol-
ows: The sales or consumption tax
shall not be payable in the following
(a) On goods exported.
(b) On sales \iy a licensed manufacturer or producer to another licensed manufacturer or producer of
goods to be used in the production
of articles for sale.
(c) On goods imported by a licenced manufacturer or producer to
be used in the production of articles
for sale
(d) On goods sold by a licensed
manufacturer or producer to, or on
goods imported by, a licensee! whole
saler or jobber whose aalca are to be
accounted for in ai rdance with the
provisions for the collection of tl"*
Impressions   Gamed    by    Geo.    S.
Hougham.  Special  Representa
a tive R. M. A. During Eastern
Acting in the eapacit) of special
representative   Un-   the   Dominion
Hoard   li.M A    of   Canada,   Geo    S
Hougham returned recently from an
extended trip to Eastern Canada and
United States poin ., where he has
hecn attending and addressing eon
mentions in the interests ot  the as
social ion.
Speaking to your editor, Mr
Hougham was emphatic in statin-'
that at every point v isited on both
sides of the tine, the R M A -a a**
spoken of as the ideal For a trade
tn dealing with the advei ti ritie
ism that has from I ime to I hue been
levelled at this body, Mr Hougham
said that the complaint appi bi • d to
be that the activities ot ;he Ass..eta
i i• >11 were regarded as defensive
rather lhan constru tiv<
•*l  believe/' said  Mr.  Hongl im
''that  these erricisms ari   to norm
extent justified, bul  the fa I  musl
uot be lost sight of that  the As-*"
eiation has had i!- hands full both
in  thc    provinces and  at    Ottawa
handling   experimental   b pad' *   *
fathered by other orgai   • ■•! gro .i i
who have attacked tin * • utem ol <■■
tail distribution, and have proffered
proposals for its re-formation baaed
upon   immature  consideration.  Tl i
consequence has been that iiecretar
ial   staffs   from   Ottawa   to   both
coasts have  had  but  little OppOrttM
ity or money to follow up the more
practical issues with which the in
dividual retailer is vitallv concerned."
"The immediate task, as 1 see it.
is to provide Way« and mean*, of
rendering the pro\ incial secretaries
praetieal and adequate assistance in
the handling of then- trade sections
and I will make recommendation*
in my report, which I hope will he
ol some assistance in outlining a
policy of greater service to the pro-
yincial organizations and the tndiv
idual retailer."
On more than one occasion Mr
Hougham was askci .,, address bus
iness and fraternal bodies in the
east, upon British Columbia's Orien
tal problem,   and   everywhen
found his audience ignorant of
tlitions here, but ready and ,u
to  eo operate  u ith  this  pro\
vt feet l\ e   meastif-es   to  g*j ,\\   A   „,,
which they realise affecti* Rj|
adian citizens to a like extent
Someone once said that man
•oiiv   animal  po*t*ie*jiod  of uufl
intelligence to make ,, fool ol
self,    Whether the philoaopl. •
nuoie this uine remark hud tl
criminate priee cutter in tn i
tor) lAith not,
Some men si• just oidinnn
and aome are wairle-d
r able    *ttiee  up»«n  a  tun'   *
a an .i man who -nut when In •
ougl     Moral   11. prol ibly got it
\    a Ifer* are not goo * liar*
••    ot  oi  good  liai * ar*   goi fi I
Kel Ion up Mah  loat < « .•. •
IlltO      11"   .».;..'*,,.•   «.,,   i, .    ,
: I
, J Oil fl      V <  M M *. •»! .      ■ M       s:;    ,
tn 2   A   fViti bar ;   m     ■    *
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a        a        a
K   M  Ti fowl Kuereed* M   M
gr«« er at Ei   k»oi   ft, C
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W    p    Mi 1*1 i i    nli.)  fti • •'-
no--, i  :   tti   '„"> '  *,>•'.   \\ ,.).-,,    P.i*|
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* lisi les Hroi hers u h*« formei
■ ■ i ■ ■ I j   „".<■. it or?  it I   DV«M
an onto \mnivt\ n\ <'tnllm...
* '    •       i
*s ».  Mi iris ia the mi • twtm I
•v   Hroi •  grocer at Lynn Vallc*.***
a        a        a
I I' I ■ - as. •. is now operating '
ur r\   store  al   1580 ' 'omm* i
I trh -   fortnei l*i run b\ •'   I town
• *     *
II \ "\\!,  has aueeeedi d  "*-*•   I'
grocer al 2607 Uroadwa\  Wesl
ft I •
m'Donald's t'onfeetionery,  n
'*'! from ',',', Broadway West to Im
I leach A *-. • nue.
* •     *
»oily A: Peterson are pow ope
ling the store at I ai rtden Ha} -
censors to K  Ktinhi rg -£ Co.
»     •     *
I'   U   Stewart  has  taken <>\er  tl
Hop.-1 .ay Trading & Supply ('°
•   •   «
*' I' \ e.itman and i o . groci *
• '""h Rtocan, are successors to '
*•   Humphrey iV i 'o, 923
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B. C. Telephone Company
New Profits From An
Old Staple.
:.<  reatt) lift   •* ita ei i id i <->ijtv
(he    H'ftt    1-    < <'JVi|»iil ;ll|*i «*l '    ' ■'' "'
\ , .,K> oi j • ti; w .oh "•> a loat
ol i :..t.s i pound ol butn i •■
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Ihe fleischmann Company
/ Itia MHtfMI i   ) tori
I'ltltihmann i Stunt
J. A. Tepoorten
308 Water SL, Vancouver, B.C.
Sugar manipulators in the United
States have carried their machinations to a point w here both the government  si in i the housewife find it
necessary to express, iii no uncertain terms, their displeasure and indignation
Anticipation of an increased European demand, or an assumption of
a world shortage, the published reasons for abnormal advances in raw
sugar have no justifiable foundation
nut arc speculative factors, constituting ii direct conspiracy in restraint of trade, it lots hecn disclosed by the I . S go*, ernmenl investigation that "paper sales" in raw
suL'ar. representing more than actual stocks in existence, were negotiated by ;i eertain Sew York concern
• hit of some 1,550,000 tons of the
commodity sold on a New York cx-
1 ange, but three hundred tons were
Provided lhal those who indulge
in speculation of tins nature are the
only sufferers no comment need be
made, and il ma\ be reasonable to
siiu'u'cs? that dealing in futures with
any staple commodity may be a
distinct advantage to the producer,
but the consumer has at length dis-
• a<\ ered i hai - a bo** col t is the quickest and most efficient method of registering hia complaint against exorbitant advances in the price of this
st.ii.>!.- commodity.
New Name for Old Company
Interest has been created among
the shareholders of the Dominion
t 'aimers Ltd . which concern has
heeu absorbed under thc name of
I 'anadian * 'anners, li is understood
thai thirty other ennuers are also to
be taken over under the new name
I lominion I 'aimers Limited was in-
. qrporated in February 11. 1910, and
eomprises 59 canning and preserving factories throughout Ontario,
Qhehee and British Columbia, The
various plants are strategically situated ii** to the supply of raw mater-
sals, and ni addition the company
ou ns and operates 11 farms, besides
machine shops, laboratories and a
ran factory, The company's balance
sheet for the year 1922 showed a
profit of $267,040, of wnfen T'-'T.-tO^
was carried forward after payiny
bond interest and 7 per cent, op the
preferred stock Income available
for the payment of bond interest in
1922 was well over three times inter
year period 1!MT to 1823 the average annual income available was
considerably in excess of six times
the annual interest requirements.
Net working capital as of December
30, 1922, amounted to $2,011,064, and
fixed assets after allowing for depreciation were shown at $6,270,133.
Outstanding against these assets are
$1,320,000 of bonds.
Completion of the new merger effected by the Dominion Canners
Limited. h;ts since been announced.
The new company will be known as
the Canadian Canners Limited, with
a capital of $10,000,000. R. L.
I nnes, general manager of the
Dominion Canners Limited, interviewed as to the merger of his and
thirty other tirms, into the Canadian Canners Limited, said that the
canning plants which would be taken over included seven in British
I 'olumbia.
A. McDonald, head of well-known
grocery firm optimistic as to
years outcome.
' things oji the coast are looking
much better." In these words A.
McDonald, millionaire wholesale
grocer, expressed himself when
interviewed during his recent trip
of inspection through the west. Mr.
.McDonald visited Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, NTelsan and Pernie,
touching Moose .law oil his return to
Winnipeg, the headquarters of his
company. Mr. McDonald has lumber interests in the Crow's Nest
country, and predicts a great year
for that industry.
est  requirements, and
for  the  six
$2,500,000 BY COMMUNITY
Sun Maid Raisin growers of California, have raised $2,500,000 hy
community effort in order to re-fin-
ance their co-operative marketing
association, probably the greatest in
the world, and place it ou a firm business footing, K. P. Merntt. managing director announced recently.
Raisin growers and  husiness men
of the San Joaquin Valley subscribed 2,100,000 while the chamber of
commerce and hankers of Los Angeles raised $150,000 and husiness
men of San  Francisco, $250,000.
Under the new plan the growers
miantain the most desirable principles of co-operative marketing and at 252
the same time have the benefil  of will be sold through the family gro New Westminster —
the most modern form of corpora- eery stores scattered throughout ihe Prapp, T   .1   & Co   To !„■ Uli
tion control.   It is expected thai it cities, but the consumer of fruit who up  voluntarily;   Iv   .\    f*»*(*
will be accepted as the standard pat- buys only a small quantity al a time appointed  liquidator   Coniji
tern for other co-operative market* purchases a large volume during the being reconstructed undei -■
ing organizations. season, and it behooves those ot us I   .1   Trapp Company  Limi
who are interested in tins business Hardware and hnpliv
RETAILERS OF FRUIT t0 Watch Carefl,Hy ,h" °rknl*] "" Porl ******&-
To any one who has visited the
coast   cities  during   the   pasl  few
months  the increasing  number of
Orientals who are engaged in the re     Abbotsford	
tail  fruit  trade gives considerable ,r         .   .     , ,,.,.,, t.
m.                 l.iii Bank  <>    Montreal  esost-il  loan. li.     Vnnronv
concern.    1 hese merchants who hail                                                                        viiiiiom
from the land of Nippon and China ilU" a! '*;i!1-'!'>  i>!*linr
work on ;i very narrow margin, we Ashcroft—
are told, while it is to be expected K(tV;(|  ,;allk  v\om]  branch; also
that they will make their purchases Cloverdale
from  their  fellow  countrymen.
To the fruit growers of the inter- McBride—
ior the advance made by these peo- Goodman Suppl*-  I o„ ineorpoi it
pie in the sale of fruit to the ultim- '''*•
ate consumer will  necessitate vigi- McBride Trading Co.   Chan--- in
lance lest the Orientals become so ownership, (general store   •
firmly entrenched that they will eon- North Vancouver—
trol this particular trade. Lodge, s   1.    SI   Andrews <••
The hulk of the fruit, of course, ery) Bailiffs sale advertised
Stewart  Uardu ar.- t',»    |j, >,or-
sold   out.
Salmon Arm—
Palmer, K   A   \ I o    11 itchei
Acquired tHUtiness of I iw.■<, \\
Markel at Kamloons
New Line of Cream Sodas
Queen Royal
Packed in large and small tins.   A delicious appetising bit* uli
M will appeal to your customers.   Aak oui representative to ibow
you this line or twite or phone u,** order,
This biscuit will give ever) satisfaction,   Lei us prove Ihli bj
sending you a trial tin at once.
Ramsay Bros. & Co., Ltd.
The increasing popularity of NABOB Vacuum packed Coffee is
Convincing proof of its superiority.
And you can Recommend and Depend on NABOB to Satisfy
Rich, Fragrant, Delicious—And Always Fresh.
Pain iew I ai d)  M fg  * '<•    1 * -
*..-d par' IH*rstllip,
1 ,aa2 a to   \   Cum ogham   Ltd
So ll  not   t.r.ui- '   a*   I'M ;  j*   -
Sirei •    DrttggiMts
Burns I trug I "*»  Ltd.   Authori,
a ', i \' a !   I'• ■<!o• «'i i   lo   * J1 * N ■ I
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led    Applying for    hai
nt name to    M1 allttttiM   ii
ware Ltd
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90 per cent of
Phone  Fairmont
The *oiiov.,ng are price! quoted for pr.nc.pal line, of leading wholesale firms.    Prieei quoted are necessarily
subject  to  market  fluctuations.
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Chocolate   Bars,   n*i«nrt«*,l   kinds,   •   ■
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Caustic SnH,-» (Granulated)*— Por th
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60 ii*   wooden pa in H4
4 !fn  canisters 1100 lbs   in case) Ifl
l" it* canister fi"'*1 Ibi   In cms) 1*4%
100 ih« iron Arums .    Ul
*f>o lbs., btrrsls i0'**
Cream of Tartsi
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pni - •   pkga,   i--"' '■ I ', ••'
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Nabob   Product!
Alum,   *«*. dos	
l\.r.'\    \-   '1"lt      ■ 	
Tartaric  Add.   »s   dos .
i: |king  Powder,   18  13 os . dos
Baking Powder, *)*" i**** <»   do*  	
p i. in- Powder. IS 2V4*. dos
Making Powder, 8 6a, dosen
Celery 8 itt, glass, dos	
,-,,.■*.,■   '-   lb
roffee, '•*■   tb
, ■ ■ of Tartai,  '«**■ dos
Baking Sods, 60 Is, case 	
Baking -*'"i*   M '"*•'  l,,,r-   	
Custard  Powder,  doi
Quick  Tapioca,  dos
! 50
2 66
3 75
8 10
6 10
i 50
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Chocolate  Pudding,  doz 95
Allspice,  No, 8, tins, dos 95
• ''Hi  Powder, small, doz 90
Cinnamon,   -   os,   tin.*.,   doz     1.05
Cayenne Pepper, 3 tins, doz    1.15
Cloves,small,  dos    i.*$6
Ginger,   small,   doz      1.06
Mace, small, dos _    1.13
Nutmeg, small, doz _    1.10
Paprika,   small   tins,   doz       1.16
Black  Pepper,  tins,  doz yo
White  Pepper,  tins,  doz        1,10
Paxtry Spice, " tins, doz      1.10
Pickling  Spice,  doz.  No.  3 90
Marjoram,   Mint.   Paxstey        1.10
Poultry  Dressing,  Sage,   Savory,
Thyme, Tumeric, tins, doz     l.oo
Curry Powder, 4 ox. glass, doz     2 25
Extracts  (nil flavours),  2 oz ,  doz  2 50
Extracts  (all flavours),  4  oa,  dor      ..   4.75
Extracts   (all   flavours'*,   8  or,   doz    9.00
Epsom  Salts,  *»4s. doz 60
Fruil   Colors,   2  07.,   dos        1.75
U*inR<- (Chocolate,  Rose rink, Lemon,
Vanilla,   White,   Almond,   Orange),
doa   . 1 16
Jell}   Powder,  dos .     .90
Mustard,   Is.   dos. .   .    8.60
Mustard.   >*s,   dot     4.71
Mustard,   U  dos .   2.40
Castor 1 HI, 2 oa dos .., 1 33
Castor Oil,   i os   doz.   . .   2.20
Sail  Petre,  Us. doa  86
Sulphur, '«s. ,1,1/.  85
Tea, Qreen Label, is lb                    , .    ,68
Tea, Green Label, '•.•••*. per tb.  64
:n. it,   packages .60
5 Ui    park iis't's ,i*i!l
Tea, de  Luxe,  Afternoon,  I  tb, .78
Tea.  de Luxe,  Afternoon  :-.'S.  per tb .80
LttnonSde   rowder,   doz  2 25
Vinegar,   dos.                                       • 2.80
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"MalKln's   Best"   Products.
Arrowroot  (St  Vincent) ,
12 4  oz cms  ■••   P«'dos. 14U
12,8   oz     l'*; ao* * '
Baking Powder (Pure Phosphate)
4S   12    oz  1"'! dOI.    I.M
12 ''i„s .    ... per do*   * aa
12/6s   ....'.  I"*1 ** l6S5
Baking Soda
12 4 os.  etna  	
12 S   oz.   tins   	
Coffeo (Vacuum  Pack)
4S, Is
Cream of Tartar (99* i- pure
4 os, ctns
8 oz. etna
Custard Powder
4 oz. etna
8 oz, etna
Drug Sundries
Borax,   12 t  os.
Epsom Salts 12. 4 oz. ctns
Sulphur, 12  1 oz   ctns
Extracts (all flavors)
12 2 oz  	
12  4   oz	
8   oz   	
16  117.  	
25 OS  	
■<2 gallon 	
per doz.
pei dos
per tb
pei dos
per doa
13 2 oz his	
12 4 oz bta	
24, 8 oz jars   	
24  13 oz jars 	
24, 2s   tins   	
12/46  tins	
Jeily Powders (all flavors)
12 4   oz.
Lemonade  Powder:
12/4 oz ctns    	
12/8 oz ctns . .  .
12/3s tins	
12/8s oz tins .,
24'Is   tins   	
12/5s  tins	
Spices and Seasonings
Allspi' c 12 3 tins	
Cinnamon  12 3  tins  , .
Cloves  12  *  tins
Curry Powder 12 3 tins
Chili   Powdei
Gingerl2 ?, tins	
Mace   12,3   tins  	
Marjoram 12/3 tins
Mint   12 7  tins   	
Nutmeg,   12 .'!  Uns  	
Paprika 12 '3 tints 	
Parsley 12 3 tins  	
Pastry, Mixed 12 .1 tins  .
Pepper, black 12 3 tins
Pepper,  cayenne  12 3  tins
Pepper, white 12 '.', tins
Poultiy Dressing 12 3 tins
per dos
per dos 2 .'■"
per dos, 4 ::•
per 0<-z '.* W
per dos 11
pei doa 24.00
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each 10 60
per dos 1 75
per dos I ::
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per d z l 10
P<-r doz. 1 10
pfr doa I1",
per dos 1 IS
per doz i 10
per doz    l 00
-ase. ground II 3 tins
Sage, : ubbi d 12 1 Una
Savor)    12 .,   t I na
Th) n e  U 3  tins
'i imerlc   12 tins
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Whole N  ti ■ „-
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Snamrock Products
i. |ul(t Ammonia, I doi. *on   !«,\ ,.f -t ,
Liquid I Hue,  -* ,i>««   t<,u , p.,*, o| |4
"Apox" Bo*sp rtaka* luik, uu*  boxaa ■ u
Crown OatmeaL it -»». t*"i >>t im < .
Ki**r>* Glycerine, t»>» «>f 144 , 2
Si ii    hi i-d   I  n VM-.    \»-\   ■<(   N |
Olive ('aal ila. cukes, bos of 100 t
Mechanic's 1'iN Tar,  !*>» ot 100 , ,
Mechaoio'i Pios "i»r. box of 10
Writs tot Tiotal **tvl ii'dri Boaps    Spi  al
prists 00 s\ I ■■ H and lit boxoa
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or   New   Wrttmlr iter.
Tern-.i   Nett  30  Day**
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The increasing sales of MalkiiVs Best  Coffee assure you of
quick profits.
rni D23
BATHING  SUIT  SEASON  SOON    planned, and to make them the basis
Sales of Bathing Suits can be promoted by unusual displays.
Within i few month** time the
MiniiiiiT vai*aii">ii seaaon will be with
us again and men and women, boys
and girls, will be nol only planning
w h.ti the) w ill do in the brief two
weeks or so ol their annual rest-up
but also preparing for a thorough
enjoyment <»t the months when outdoor recreations take a more varied
form than sprinting after street ears
Practically   ever)    young   man's
summer programme rails for a eertain amount of swimming or at least
frequenting the beaches or riverside
resorts where a bathing suil is net
• >w»r\ equipmi ni    I luring Ihe past
two vears there has been a wonder
ful in- r.•.!*..• in the numb* i  of no
iv lm gel iiitn i he w ater w hem ver I he
M   ,   •-' '   ,!■   ' \    It'T-  | 1
In reference lo display h of such
• ■ • '• t* as bathing suits, some ham r
Inshi rs hn\ *• ex pn used " he opinion
lhal whi le such display s w ould tu
dotibtedly be prodtietive <*f some ex
Ira business on these lines, the)
'•ould si eure   a   bigger   *» oi ume   of
For a campaign to sell more summer
togs of all descriptions, A sudden
spell of hoi weather usually finds a
greal many merchants unprepared
and then we hear I he old, old story,
* I could have done twice the business n' I could have got stock ,otd
gone after trade in the righl way.'
.ii'"*.   Ii\    slHiU M'.g
.   ••   ,
at   a*v   in
." - ater demand,    This  tony   be so,
but   the  point   must  not   be  over
i d  that   an\ thing   that   er< ates
i em vi <■'!  interest   it!  a  store ** dis
plays is good for its general trade,
"he greatest trouble a store has in
eonne turn w ith display h is the al
must inevitable sameness of the win
dows neck atter wi ek,
li shows shirts aud collars and
lies, and hosier** and underwear atul
gloves, and il reverses the process,
-nui shows assortments of these
goods and si>li,i windows <>! som*
of them, but after a **•**■ bile the mer
"I'I stor) and that it is hard to
''bant feels that his window h are an
create interest in them, A bathing
suits display i an be utilised for do
ing this i f a special sett in : is used
"i conne 'tion w ith ii, a painted
background, n waterfront scene or
''v,'ii a fo\\ ;n' >easories like a canoe,
paddles, etc, people are bound to
"top in front of the store and re
member the display because il was
Plan now to feature bal lung suits
•''"■ni the time vacations are being
Some manufacturers say thai they
will not show their fall line of shirts
until aboul Uny 25th tins year, and
others will not show a complete new
range at all, merely filling in with
some new patterns and showing
them at the same time thai they are
sorting for spring. In flannels and
work shirt*., an advance in price has
lieeti recorded, about eight per cent,
ii one line, hut there is, as vet, no
further information regarding what
prices for fine shin- will be.
I "Mir prices show no difference.
In the I nited States a "feeler" has
1 een sent out to discover how the
trade would look upon an advance
in price, Ian no priee advance has
been announced I If course, manufacturers never say anything alum!
prii i' ,'i'h anee in collars until they
actual!} put it into effect, but it
must in- remembered thai collar
pri *es in (-anada are at present higher than in the States, The suggestion thai has been made in the States
is that their prices be advanced to
w hat is at present charged in Canada
The webbing collar continues to
be a big favorite, but makers who
make both this t\ pe and the fancy
sofi collars report thai it has nol
serioush interfered with the sale of
(he latter. The opinion lm** horn ex-
pn used thai this collar competes
more **.*. ith the starched collar than
u ith other sofl collars, and it is interest ing to note that in some Quarters a small quantity of starch is
being advocated in the laundering
nf webbing collars.
Poulards, tweeds and silk a ml
wool neckwear are at present the
outstanding fabrics and they are
named in this order Uo- a definite
reason, the foulards are coming, the
t wet -lis are here and the silk and
wools arc. in the opinion of many,
going. This last statement does not
voice the unanimous opinion of the
trade. Some manufacturers still experience a good demand for the silk
ami wool neckwear, but the fact that
it is being offered at a big variety of
prices has rather soured a great
many retailers toward it, and there
is scarcity of acceptable materials
to take its place.
We now find manufacturers more
favorably disposed towards foulards
than was the case a mouth ago. They
all admit that they should he good
for spring and early summer and the
present popularity of oriental patterns in all textiles should favor the
rich paisley and madder effects in
which some of these goods are produced. Although foulard is usually
associated with the summer season
it sprang into vogue in the States
during the winter months and
should it receive an extensive showing here it will have a more favorable season for its run than was the
c.'lse OVer there.
Ai any time when there is a liking
for bright colored neckwear, printed
goods have a good chance for popularity and this spring rfie tendency
seems to favor extra bright colors.
i.t is not to be wondered at that both
manufacturers and retailers should
be a little shy in regard to prints
after the experience they had when
they were going so strong a couple
of years ago. No other fabric lends
itself so easily to the cheapening
process as do printed goods, for deficiencies in quality can be covered
up with a printed pattern that would
not gel by in woven pattern or plain
colors. But the situation is different now to what it was two years
ago. Now there is a great variety of
fabrics available and unless the quality of the printed goods is kept up
there is no necessity for buying it.
Attractice prints in either four-
in-hand or batswillg shapes arc
about the most springlike neckwear
thai can be shown, ami for this
soring   something   of   this   nature
should he very welcome to get people started towards buying new apparel. 256
The April issue of '•Footwear in
Canada'" contains an editorial comment on the style reaction in the
Canadian shoe trade which is here
reproduced in full for the bi nefil of
our readers.
"Cue reason why there has been a
style reaction in the Canadian shoe
trade is undoubtedly due to the facl
that we have been trying to pla\
the novelty game as i; is played in
the United States. But because certain merchandising methods are
successful in the States provides no
guarantee that they will prove
equally successful in Canada. Thc
conditions are differenl and therefore i: cannot be expected that the
same policies will work satisfactorily.
In the first place, the States has
larger cities with more cosmopolitan
populations ami there is therefore a
wider variety of tastes to cater to.
Costumes that attract no attention
at all on Broadway would create a
esmall  riot  on  Portage Avenue   or
Yonge Street. The element nf mil'
population that demands freakish
novelties is not nearly so large proportionately as it is across the line
Another very important factor
that has to he taken into consideration is the weather. < >ni* climate is
our own and it is not exactly duplicated on any other part of the globe.
This Canada of our is a cold country,
comparatively speaking. Our sum
mer is hut a short three months, gen
erally, while winter siarts in November and sometimes lingers in the
lap of April. The time for selling
fancy sandals and the like is in the
real hot weather, of which we average ahoul two months. In the States,
it is different. They have a wide
variety of climate and heing in a
more southerly latitude their sum
mers are longer. Down Baltimore
way. the countryside was beginnil
to hud early in March, ami one sho
man tells us of a friend of his who
was travelling in Virginia some
weeks ago and found the weather so
warm he could not sleep on board
train with the covers on. These con
ditions radically affect the demand
for all kinds of wearing apparel, Almost the year 'round from some part
of the country comes the demand for
fancy turn footwear, beginning with
the southern beaches in January and
But here in Canada, as we have
said, our ciircumstances are nol the
same, and we must not attempt to
run  our  business  as  if they   were.
Lei s forget aboul Broadwa\. and
the Loop, and tin* Beaches, and lei
us build up a shoe industry to eater
to the needs of (lanadians
Located    tu   spacious   pri miae?*
a!   162■'!   I lOUglas  Street.   Ill   th.   * 'll
sack Block, the tit-iu "f Gilbert  D
Christie Ltd,, is now  settling down
to business *>**. ith a ke\ note ol opt itn
ism   predominating.      Kour   doors
south  of the  Hudson '*,  I'm,   i 'om
pany \ Department Store on Douglas
Street, th.- firm is now hard al work
getting comfortabh settled into its
new  quarters,      Man*,   inno^ at ion s
arc planned, and in tins adni * able
setting  the  firm  looks  forward  to
years of successful act i\ it\
M r. • 'hrist ie came to Vi loria as
a lad ■".! years ago from Montr* al,
and has hecn connect.-,' w oi>, th-*
shoe business for thi entire period.
During the fiscal > ear - ndi d Sinn It
31, i 'anada s total ■ radi inei • asr i
nearly a quarter id n hi I oi
lars. Total trade during the yeai
was **1,718,530,880, an oaa vnxv ovei
the previous vear of $246,K40,)*h'*'7
Export irati-- de\ eloped to gn *
er extent
l*'or tiic twelve months export* of
Canadian   merchandise   wen   $932,■
229,443,   or   $191,988,763   ov< r tl •
previous year; imports wcri   -**11'..1
h'T."I'i. an increase nl v > i 691 05 l
Among   < 'anada s   domi S|:    <*x
ports, agricultural products,   fit I
value of $383,125,251   rani ■ ■   Rrsi
Next came wood,■ w I produ * ■■   nd
paper valued al $228,756 205
.Ma\  2nd was the 253rd auniver
sary of the granting of the chai tei
h*.   King ( harhs  11  to   "Tin- <;,.-.
nor ami i 'ompany oi ,\<\\enturer*
England   Trailing    into   Huda
In due course, the Governor
the I "tiipaiiv   uere declaretl  to
"the   true   ami   absolute   I..,*-,>.,
I'ioprietors    of n vasi territoi.
e\p|o|-e.|   ami    for   'he    most    pS) '     |f
know n    i no- l>\  one trading i
were eatabliahed from vuni to •.-,•.,•
and from north to KOtltll ol I m
\\ ith the rapid grovi th of I .»* ad   i
cities thi n  i ame thf need and tl •
opportunity. for pro*, iding for I
varied wants of the n«*w populai
This led to th.- eatabiUI mi i -
num'in ; n  ■ Icpartmeul  at ores
in most  eases  v*» ere  thi   dirt  *
Kcendsnts ol thi   old trading
and  in all  instanem  exhibited  I
in|j ihImei * '" !!•■.'•    ondition* w
is ' harai tcrisl    ol  v * -ilil •
Tl e I ompatn n ••'• •• ei   nl *   ■
serving two and 1 half n
crn Canadian*.   'h<   stori > ' ■ ii      '   ;,
• i -     i
ari»e    >\
ti•l|I    I
etn I
*»*.«'     '• 4 . |     f i., y % f *     tttt
V r-  i    ,', r t       1, 3,    {rtj-r   tfld   G?"«fJI
S*   r*t   tnywHtff    Ifl    D    C
Fot    Qu;   »     * »'a    Hit    WHS
Pcmberton *& Son
•118 Howe St.    Vancouver. B. C
Worcestershire Sauce.
\   Capers. Vinegar. Ground Rice.
Custard Powder.
Rice Flour.
Numerous other lines.
Write for Price Lists.
Ph0r" : **'689 VANCOUVER, B. C,
> 1923
Spades and Shovels Moving Out
Pol low ing ihe lead of other gar
den tools, spades and shovels are be
coming mors active nt sales. Prices
remain  unchanged.
Wood Screws Advance
As   previous!**    Ktatcd   in   our   last
ivsu»\ uood screws have atlvancctl
ton per eent.. and ail prioes are
-.• ffer Stoi ks are broken and 'he
demand stiffening.
Tires and Tubes Moving Out in
Tl •   market  on  automobile  tiri s
hiuI tubes continues firm.   Sales ar-'
vi oming   hen*i ier   w *?h   advent   "l
. •'. er motoring road condit ioua.
Strcng Tone to Paints
\\ it h raw matci alu * hai i nter in-
io the  manufacture  of  paints  ad
*.aii' ing price* of paint*-] are  I .  -
iiiaiittainc<l, and indications point to
'   ,ol\.sue,  Ifi the near futun
Screen Doors and Windows
rh< re is a good sale bccomii u evi
i|i-ii'   ■: Kcreeu doors and windows;
all hues an- being featured in local
Ktoroa, with warmer weather bring
ing business closer to normal. 1 rices
ri main firm but unchanged
Fitting Prices Advance
ihrough a reduction in the dis
counts quotations on some hues of
iron pipe fittings have been slightly
advanced,   The   linos  affected   an
1 ast iron fittings, plucv unions, bush
ings, flanged unions, and flanged fil
'"Ik's    Tin- ad\.ne e is nut large, be
ing   I  '       pel   r,.|l'     to ."    pel   cell!     Oil   till*
various lines
Canadian Stillson Wrenches Higher
A \o\\ diacounl is m effect on
Canadian pattern "Stillson"
wrenches, making quotations on this
line aboul ten per cent, higher.
Prices Advance on Barbed Wire
Advanced prices are iii effect on
barbed v\ ire, registering \w ent) five
cents a spool,
Galvanized Coil Spring Wire Highe
galvanized spring wire. New quotations show advance of twenty-five
• ents a hundred pounds,
Range Boiler Prices Firm at Recent
I her- has been no further change
in quotations on range boilers since
the recent im\ ision. The new prices
are well maintained.
Ice Cream Freezers
Prices remain unchanged Husiness
is reported very satisfactory. A
good volume of spring orders has
I cen shipped and fair activity continues in this line.
Prices arc strong and further ad-
\ ances are cxpe 'ted, I lemand is very
active, but    factory deliveries   arc
Rubber Hose
Little interest has yet been shown
in tins line, although 'lore has been
a   fair amount   of routine   business
■ ■ ausactcd.    Prices are firmer.
Sheet Iron Market Firm.
Sheet iron market is considered as
strengthened by advance ol twenty-
being firm by jobbers, and the hand-
ware trade in general. This is
ii\e eents a hundred pounds on both
black am! galvanized sheets. This
is  the  second  advance  recorded  in
the   las!   fevt   weeks.
Booked Orders for Refrigerators
Jobbers report booked orders for
refrigerators are now being shipped
out,    I'.usiiicss   froni  jobbers  viewpoint satisfactory.
There is n good demand for rivets
ami    prices   have   been    advanced
slighth   follow ing   recent   advances
b\ manufacturers,
Automobile Accessories
Sales arc cxpecte dto be exceptional!) large, in facl orders are now
coming in in excellent volume.
Spring weather having increased
sales considerably.
Wrought, Brass Butts Advance
There has hecn a upward revision
Higher prices are now quoted on    in wrought brass butts,
Drawer and Cupboard Locks Advance
There has hecn an advance on all
lines of drawer and cupboard locks.
the increase averaging ten per cent.
Linseed Oil Market Firm at Recent
Good trading i.s reported in linseed oil market at the revised higher
prices when increase of five eents a
gallon  was recorded.
Wire Nail Prices Firm
There is no change in quotations
on nails on the local market.
Stove Bolts Advance
Stove holts advance in price owing
to the higher cost of raw material.
Quotations show  advance over old
prices of ten per cent.
Machine and Carriage Bolt Prices
Revised   quotations   on   machine
and  carriage  holts show  quite  an
increase   m   price   according   to   the
different   si/es   around   fifteen   per
cent of increase is now recorded.
Lag Screws on Upward Trend
Latest  quotations on  lag screws
show   upward trend.   Approximately a ten per cent, ativance has been
Builders' Hardware
Ihiilding permits arc 'hncroasiug
daily. Operations this year it is said
will surpass 1922. Stocks are scarce.
Prices point  upward.
Rope Sales Fair, Prices Firm
This is evident hy prices being
quoted on rope have shown advance
of om* cent a Ih There has been a
good seasonable sale on thi* line.
New Goods on the Market
The lliiminum Goods Manufacturing Co, have put on the market a
small sized percolator, holds 2y*>
cups of coffee, and is a size that is
needed   Iii     the   average     household
daily,   The percolator is well made.
handsome in appearance, and should
prove a popular item,
Safe Guard Locks
Secures all articles without wear
oi tear, protects tires, lap robes,
coats, tits any place. Stocked in
twenty-five ami forty inch nickel
plated chain. 258
TAKE  CARE  OF  YOUR  PAINT    be washed as well  with  kerosene,
IA**,   UAXfcfi   v which |g mucl] chea|)er<    Alter wash
BKU&niio. .ng off thc fmin( ul.h k,T((s,.n,. the
,   brush should be rinsed with gaso-
A goo.l brush is the best tool oi    ^   or   !)rn/|1M.   !h,.n   thorough!)
either the professional or amateur   sjl;1|%rll am] vvej] washed with soap
painter.    It  makes easier thc work    ;mi|  warm  water     As soon as  tilts
and improves the job.   The amateur   washing   is   completed   the   brush
,    -,     ,i   ,   ,   i ,„„ aR   should be shaken thoroughly so as to
often ,re*s the idea  that  as long as •
' '"" - .      throw  as much water out ot  ii as
lie buys a  good quality   painl  tlie    j)08gi|),e ani*i hung up with the brisl
brush with which it is applied need    je8 ,iilU1|  .„ jry,  sv|len  ,\nrt\   (|!(.
brush should he thoroughly protect
ed from dust.   If much painting in
to he done it is less trouble to keep
the brushes in turpentine ur ker •
sene.   Por this purpose hooks shou tl
he    fastened    o||    the   one    o|    the    ;
with a closetitting cover, thi brushes
ther lit  bo • s ii
not  he considered.
This attitude is responsible for a
great deaL of the disappointment
that results from a little job of painting whicvh does not come up to expectations.
First, carefully select the kind of being suspended e
brush which is best suited to the
work you arc going lo do. Remember, that the different shapes and
sizes of paint brushes arc not just
marketed because the maker tried
to get out a new shape. Each brush
is carefully planned to meet a certain use. Next, buy good brushes.
The difference  in price between a    0U)    ESTABLISHED    VANCOU
the ham lies or by loops .'j string so
that   the  brushes hang  in  the  kero
sene   or   turpentine   in   the   IxUtom
ot'   tile   pail.      The   bristles   should    : ■
submerged in th" liquid, hut should
not ion -h the bottom of the pail  If
kerosem* is use,; for , lea using, it
should be removed b\ shaking th*1
brush and niMiiL',
We ;
ire in a pi
is     'in   ro
n ti
really hrst class brush and a poor
one is not very much but the extra
cost will be amply repaid in the better and longer service.
Finally, take care of the brushes. r;,,|v announcr
Most amateurs ami some me,,  who ue{.nme pfl*pctive ,,„„,   K. tif ,Wii of
should know better an. cardess m Vancouver's leading whol  ; irtl
handling paint brushes. w,r„    (j,..lli>rs        M p, , ,   ,      M
When a job is completed the brush i.*.,i ,   .. (-    • ,•       s ».    ,      ,
,.,..., . i eeic) & < o   l.to  ami Martin, 1- n
IS very often  eft in the open air and i.,,VI,,, ». \i..i  u   ,--,     ,i      ,
• ' layson & .Mattier, wilt after the above
with this treatment  is rendered al- .„,.,,*; ,,   i   i «    i
ment loneci date  he operated  iiudi i
most unfit  tor use the next  time it .,,,,.  i,,.  .....    ,, ,,   ii '     »,'
.,.,,, .       . one directorate, with ilarn I    Mar
is needed.   Brushes for applying oil nn  ,„.,„.,,,, ma of  h; ]{
paints must  be  well  cleaned  alter |ef| „,,,,,m/al|l,n
using, though for keeping over night       \tr   u.,,..;,,   . „ ,•      , ,        ,,
,,       -c . , *u'. .uaitin is well and favorah
it is generally sufficient to wrap tieiu *.„„„.,   ,,   \* ,        .
,  , -. , ,. '  , Known in Vancouver   where j-,,. ha*
m several thiskues.se> oi paper. Son
I'i ,i> ! lee  U hat  J oil   pl'eaeli
a recent message to the trad<' I   m
the    "Sjl\e    {he    Sn r|'ae,-'    hea-hj
era, *or onl) in tins «a\ eai
huge sinus being expended foi
vertising l>\ the entire painl *
o,- made lo render maximum 11     n
m dollars
The force ol example is h pov
factor in creating busincwi   m
the   people   ul.ii   sell   ur   .tpplv
ami vam ish product* do nol n
use ol  it  and save tht   nurfsci
■ - • ir oto n proper!*, the)  - anum
j -i    ',    i >* !;.•*' s    t ti   , i< i   so J (,.     |)i
here w hen t he paint 11 atle, so i
before Ihe pu        *• the pages ol i
pn ss. must net Ihi. example     I   >
appl ies   to  manufaif urpra,  jo
painters and retailer*, and in
bolh personal and business i i
* The painl industry cam   I
have t he pubi w sv.! j hai w,
faitl   in  the commodit*  wr its
s.-U, an.l  ; ■   ' '   , -.   ,i ■    Using  ':r.A
unp.unti-d   offllci s,   yard
:-!• rs.  'rw ||h and other
■ | m ment   of   the     onl * i *
p.i ntef     Th<*  **. «-r*>   Ami  nla
■ f   bus lie*-
for   m
i'*    i.
,•,,,,        ,i   ■    ,     , ■ '*•" at'tivch  engaged  in  both  the
painters   keep  then-   brusiies  over        ,   ,     ,
• ,    , '•       , •• nolesale antl retail sell ins end nf
night hv putting them in water.    It, ,t,     ,  , • ..
i .iii- , , ""'   mismess   lor  the   past   iuent\
however, the brush is not to be used ,\,„ ',.
e „ „ ,. ,. i   i        ,i        ■ ,    i    , , ,,",',' >"iirs' ann we proffer our eon
tor several  days, the  paint  should ,,,..,,,,i. •; , i
i , ...   i   i     ,   r ■,    ri\        . gratmatioiifl upon his acceptance of
be washed out  oi  it.     I lirpeiltine IS ,),;     .     -,- ,
e ,. .- e      ' ,llis  position.    Anv   rcvoijons  th .t
one of the most satisfactory mater- ,,,. ., ,    ,    ,   .     , *    ...
ials for washing a brush, but-it is ex* ,      ™ mac,e ln the»]}m* H») of
pensive, and  a  brush  ean  generallv "Z  nT,™  "        " '"" ' ''
B1   iill  i * 111 I \   11; 111 •
The industry
i! ot hem \si41
The  o|»jmii
*> am »l  " .;' • \iit        n al
' i - '■■ great snd not   i the I
--'m * pushing for sucti lrad<
■•   v»• rt  moot h In  thi
a n 1 tim** to starl HOW4
Wofk     , |! |:. | < | 0     ' M      peOplf     '• ■
an  ll mkii g ot painl ing .»*- so
llu   •*> eai h»r perm il a, or w ho
Demand Meakins' Rubberset
Oldest bruih manufacturen m  Canada
Batabliahad 1882.
The   Denier   who   handle!   our   bruahai   art.
the benefit of our exparltnca
Ask   for   new   CBtalOflUB.
IV!„caklns & s<>ns Ltd.
VANCOUVER,   0.   C.
829   POWELL   ST
Factory,      HAMILTON,    ONT
as pari ol * h i Kprins clean ii'i \
up campaign in - our distre t
A presentation of n purse ol l*-
w'nn made b\ the employees ol i
lloeckh I 'oinpan*.. I,td , to Tl •
•odes upon Ins retiring from acti
service after over fort) fi*. c J * ■
«iih the compan) .Mr Miles is w
known throughoul Ontario an
uestern  ('anada.  having  travelb
''"'   the   lb kh   Company   rigl
through   p.   British   Columbia   foi
many years, ami is nlso prominent ll
—    Masonic < irclcs ap
Made by
Beach Foundry
Ottawa. Out.
s Thii  range is built of best quality planished s
E steel and full) nickel trimmed  Kxtra large pin E
z water front which insures an abundance of hot E
E water E
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=             OTTAWA                                             WINNIPEG E
E      and 1090 Hamilton st.. Vancouver, b c. i
| Tho Muple Loaf |
| "Emblem" Rungo 1
Electrical Burglary
Alarm Protection
'lhe reeenl epidemic of burglaries involving the
loss of thousands of dollars in cash ami other valuables  only  emphasises  the   necessity  ot*  protection.
Our electrical burglar alarm system not. only
protects you from the professional thief but also
guards your  premises against  dishonest  employees.
11 also saves money in most cases through de-
creased burglary insurance rates.
Subscribers to our Burglar Alarm Service include
Banks, Jewellers. Furriers. Railway Offices, Bonded
warehouses, drygoods stores, etc.
'Ihe cost of installation and operation is very
small compared to the saving effected.
We will be glad to have our representative call
and explain the system to you. Estimates given
without obligation.
In Connection with Great North Western   Telegraph
Phones: Sey. 651—1476-5880
arc the two principal eosis in painting a house.
The labour in putting on any kind of paint is aboul
ii.**)', of the total cost and tlie paint about 35%.
Tin** being sn |s ii no* poor economy selling inferior paint! I'0 your customers a good turn by
selliug them the highest grade paint MARTIN-
SENOUR 100',  painl is the best procurable.
Ask for our color cards, show cards, literature and
other selling aids.
The Martin-Senour Co. Limited
To the Editor,
B. C, Retailer.
It seems necessary in the Interest ol
the general public that their Legislative
Representatives should have before them
some comments upon the legislation pro*
posed in Bill No. 54, from a source thai
is sympathetic to the bill, and believes
that it provides the proper instrument
for the protection of all concerned in the
production, distribution and consumption
of commodities. The necessttj for presenting the following arguments in favor
of the bill becomes Imperative In view
of other opinions now in vour hands.
After very careful consideration of
these criticisms and a very close Btudy
of the Bill itself, we believe thai some
of the views expressed in opposition to
this measure are based upon a very superficial examination of its provisions.
The key to Bill No. fit is to be found
in the first part of section 2 which, taken
in conjunction with sections li. 7 and the
first part of 25, makes i? verj clear that
only such combines as in the opinion of
the Minister after proper Investigation
"have operated or are likely to operate
to the detriment of. or against the interest of the public whether consumers,
producers or others" are deemed to be
Combines according to this act.
This effectually disposes of objections
dealing with Agricultural and Ministerial
Associations, Law Societies, insuranci'
Companies, drain Companies etc., as it
is perfectly clear that no concern opera!
Ing in a fair and honorable manner and
for pood and legitimate purposes comes
with the scope of this bill.
it is not, as argued, because the word
"Combine" lias been "degraded" and
"used for propagating political animositj
and hatred" etc, that it has come to be
anathema in the minds of the p.-op].- bu'
because of the actual effect of many com
bines, "tacit agreements" etc. which
HAVE operated and do operate againsl
the interest of the general public. Evidence of which combinations is being
brought to light at every sitting of the
select committee of sixteen from the
House of Commons which is investigating agricultural conditions and "the relation of prices of commodities purchased* by agricultural producers and the
prices obtained by such producers for
their own products." The Investigation
of the Great Lakes steamship lines now
going  on  has  also  unearthed   practices
which the people of Canada believe and
rightly so—are unfair and tend io destroy free and open competition, thereby
operating against the interesl of a large
section of the population.
Canada has progressed not "because
men have been able to combine together" but IN 8PITE Of many "arrangements" by various groups, from which
the enactment of Bill No. 54 into law
will afford relief.
Canada i.s not and has not for many
years been "very free from unfair coin
binations," and "competition, that dear
old age-honored remedy "does not" operate with unquestioned certainty."
Many commodities are controlled both as
to price and as to channels of distribution by agreements amongst manufacturers wholesalers and many other
groups, which tend to stifle open com
petition and enhance prices to the con-
sumer.    It   is   not   necesaar)   10  eDUffier
ate instances ol  this here, bul matt)
\er> man)   can be pointed qui b)  an)
one who is connected with merchandli
ing In an\ wa)
Ample evidence can be produced thai
it is not because ol high wages alone
that man) manufactured commodities
are bo high In price compared wllh th**"
price ol the rati material al lis source,
but because ol the mans upfaii meth
ods practiced under "agreement** ol
various kinds winch eliminate compeil
lion and control prices    \i d ll If i ondl
lion  of   allian.**.   in   no   small   degrei     -o
counts for the  present  slate ol  um
and dissal Isfai I Ion In Canada
There are undoubtedl) ' fail combli i
that do nol operate to the detrlrai ni ol
the publii-, bul rather bavi  thi  pffeel ol
lowering  puces  b)   pffecllng  economic*
in   various  ways,  and  tbe*i   an   tjulti
legitimate   and   are   nol   ■■'■■ ■ ' • ■'■   10   1"
"combines" according to Bill N"   Si   b*
cause tii<-\  do nol op. rati    sgali
Interest ol the public "
i Ipposition to tin-* Bill can  obt iou
come from onl)  two els   r»so   ; ■   ;
those who do nol und»*i tai I  I u I iho
who wish lo tondui"  ''.- li  bu    •
'all  the traffic will  bear" regardli
the Interesl
The  argument   offered   regarding   lm
setting ol a resale pt lei      m '•   b<   ■'•
tin- point a*- there Is nothing      ih<   Bill
to prevent anj concern setto-.g thi prize
and terms, And the channels of distribution for their n« n prodttl '      I ; •   Bl
piles onl)  when Two or more concern-* in
the same line ot business, agree together
to  set  a  resale  pnee  tor  .i  commodity
and onl) thi n when th    resali   price I
"against the Interest ol ihi  ; iblli       I*
other wind- || ic ihi opii ion of thi  Mli
later alter ini. stigatloi   Ihi  n   ill
is a fair one, * hi n   cat   tx   rtotl    .-  in
fear Mom the opi iatloi   if I      Bill   I   ■
w hop- argument regarding I itlet
based on a mtsi om epl loi  o   i •   ipplics
Hon ol the Bill
There li  absolutely   nothing tti
opinion,  in   Bill   N'o   '.i    wl  i      will
the publii- hand ri d  tool ' oi    itop thi
greal w heeli ol I *omm< rce.'   for na bu
ness i hai Is operating ii  a fait   i •• m ■ i
live and hones) manner will be affected
in the leas' i>> ihi ps   li g o   ■:.    BUI   li
fact, the Bill Is  to admli »b!    fi tm< I to
safe-guard the inten its ot even  branch
oi   clean  and   honest   bu ii i      ai d
clearly affei ts onl)   thos<   wl o opi rati
against the interests ol Ihe i"jb:i.   lhal
we would natural!; expeel thi oppoxltloi
to Mn- Bill to come from the lattei cla
oi I mm i hose w ho do i ol undi i land ll
II  Is oie. ion- that mm h ol  lhe  iui i ■
oi any acl musl depend on ihi  Mini •■ r
charge,! with It* administration bul il I
reasonable lo ai sunn   thai the Mini l< r
will be a man ol abllltj m d expei kneed
In matters ol trade and commen >■, ;■« ,\
there It nothing in  the  Bill so eompli
cated thai a mar ol common sense ai d
Integrlt) cannol admtnlati r ll with fall
ness and  injustice  nnd  In  lhe  Inten   *
oi all,
This Hill is manifest!)  a sincere and
earnest effor|  ,,, ,,];,,.,. 1!ro|, ()|(. „,.,,,,,,.„
of ('anada an adequate means o! protec
tion   from  unfair   business  practices   and
merits Hi., support of every member ol
the House ol Commons and the Senate
of Canada    n win be popular legislation
and will pul some much needed "heart"
Into the people o! Canada lo know that
their legislators are making a real effort
fo solve  this  moal   dlaheartenlus
lem ol high pi ii tn tot w hat ih*    I
low pi Ii es foi w hai I ht?) tn*.*, c tu *<
\\e believe (hat the retail m<
that In thu beat Interi  * oi 'h.- pnb
i.. latoi    should glvi   BUI n<,   , |
i* onl)  have   no oh
inai   win
sri mixlot
ot  i it on da
••>   \ve\ ilatl
i omblm •
such legislatloi
Dealing ii we do with r lars,
oi u i neri  retail
, - (owi     wi  .ire.
■ •   '(.•';■   11|   i I, ii. •   -1 n s <
: oblemi  and ill o ihoai   -
t*ii 11 <i< • ■ ■   whom '  • ■•   in
mint lu   t*rvi   and we i
i ban11 In th.
adi - lag*
a mn      bu
M- ri hni -    I n
\\    *     l»A
W 'io4m    Roh "«<*,'■     Ltd
tt ';■■. II
J4«l"*0n   £   C'ark, -   | .
■ •.. •      |l !roi    fou   h
ritS   Etquimalt  Oyster  Co    Ltd     I1
Brtdgi    I *   V   |*i !,> ■ .  oi
r . ■ ■ . ■   of H    \   Ba    ■ '   m
|| | ; , I ■    :   1 * '       I   ,
Canada  R-a-al Product* ltd.
Vttiran Electee 8*,!*f' *• Ltd    \
19.300     1 ...-   i    ■  .      lht*  bu*il
George Btrachan Ltd .
V'nncouti      |l<
bu   ' •      rarrh I oi
tnd 1   *'"':■■ • i   di i
Njtion.il   Color   Co    Ltd,.
Bs   ■   Bldf    Vanroovi     I
i,    i
Marina  Product*  Ltd.  Victoria   II
PI hlna parking, and rannlng
Pred   Gebhertl   Ud .   I     16 I   Iffl        -
tt , Vancouvei   110,000   ui,.m   m
i etatl di alei t li   (rearing  ippan*!
Marthalll   Vancouver    Ltd,    I'      ••■
Bl    Vai ' out ■ ■   13    Mai ul n *
Bgl I
Stevenson A Hoyljnd Ltd.. 1"" POWI'll
V ancotivi'i   j t un oi n>  \\ hi,i<  ■ .i 11
fnctui ■ t   oi   ho, .
Indtptl dent   ire   A   Co.il   Co.   Ltd..
I'i ini •   ! Mw .ud Bl    Vam ou*i er  1*5
Cold   Storage   and    0 .•   menus'.u "ii'
nealei ■ In dalr) pi oduce,
Pacific Coast  Import  Export Co.  Ltd..
So) moui  Bl , Vam ouver   II 0,000  Co
* i al Importei •   and  >\ poi lei■•■.
Canadian Br.itt.ce ciotn Co. Ltd. 210 R'
• ra   Bldg .   Vam ouvei    110,000   Mr
fai "ii <i   oi i, \i j|. j.,111 [(*{- of all Iclu1 A2d
Ths following are prices quoted for principal lines of leading wholesale firms.   Prices quoted are necessarily
subject to market fluctuations.
Black   Smokelem
slim I ' mSm I >'im
i..ini Rlfls
W     K    K
S     1)|   |'i.Hit
| |l m { JOtll
', '"■•n               ". '.*;,iii
1 75m I Ill
s| .. ' i :> ■■. ;,.':.
...  Long ** "I'fii ? i"in
,.   Long   lortc I ■ Om IMKNi
It .M
Dominion Smokeless
, i -. ifii   ll g*uaga ilOOn
■ v: i!   '..*   Ri.ifc"" '- ""'i!
. I■■.   II guage at.Ha
UNVILS    Petti   U r if);!.   * lR»g    U>   IH  lb*.
l     "        ,.-,.'      ' |',    {?   a      ,/.'■■•
AXES     ll. )9    Aon,   '.:,   !!«    |:„        •     J    M
■', i   doubts bit  ..».•«.   ml i   lied   |tl 0*0 i -
l    ,    ■'■ i    hunter* .»»<»   |lo W   lui    mi r -
'•".j ,aoi   tmbandled, |U.*K   tn t'-: '   <* i
BARS    Crow,   |U.*M  ptf   1 -.-1 '!•»
BELTING   La ••    rawhide    i '• i     '.:•  H
■•■    :■  »:       in   :. .. '.,•    *-.-  .,•  |; .
>■',<•     H* at ft**- '-" I *'; fl■*■'
BOLTS,   CARRIAGE   (In   full   paoksgee),
ii   1   Hi ,,'. «■•    -,;■   !      '■   iii   . 5"f>U     !«■ I»    .'
f| ' i'     -., ■ '■'-,: i    J U   Io off 11*1    I  II   ind
>.'»        nl|    ;.■■ f-'l-f*     !'.*«    '      of)    lint
I- ■! ts  m i CHINE    ;-. ki i a-malter up to
• B    hw 33/2/10 off lui     vei i   ■•   Imm
■• tilt llm    \  •nd  \   lea*  , '■;    " llu!
• ff list
■ >LT8   s ri «\ E   Leea I ofl 11*1
B0LT8,   TIIUB   Leas   :'    add   ll
ports  fOC   l»r.»kp(i   package*
BOARD.   n<* :>*,<•■•    Pea   ;>••■■  i"  ■■■'■■'  feet
|4|      M    [,f r     |   |  gg     fr,.|
BOILERS,   h v.N'ii;   11  b ||«    »•: (3  i a '
BUILD1NO PAPER Tarred, |] W to f] M
;•: roll According i<« quallt) Plata, iJc to
11.21 i*r roll
BUTT8   t'ifti™!.  ML  antique copper  sad
■lull hrnmt fi r -. ? «*! -.     2tyx2''-i,  p#t  pall   ■'*• ,   ]' -,-1
i   pat pftlf Id    ('.jvi'k, pgf pair, 86c
BUTTS Wrouffat steal No   KM, :'-%\:v
Ilia per doa; 8*4x1*4   r:*:-t pei dm   •'.*
•' ■   M H per •!"•<
1 AUPKT   I I LT    || , i .   M|*t .   |* 10 roll
CATCHES,  CUPBOARD   Old  copper  and
•lull I'm*.* nninii, tie .t:. ->.-r hundred
CHAIN   <-,>ii ii   tttcttic *.**■M. I Id   til ■''
I •    *'" tbs   v i:r to pei  IWtbi   S II,  t" i 18
lbs     \ |tl 00 pei   100 lb
per lOOIbs,
**HAIN   Lagging   I 11x14, H.I0 each;   '-. v
I     |l to,   ,.,„•*,
CHOPPERS POOD Universal, N",< , 11.70
■■•" ti   Universal, No  l   M-10 aaoh; Universal
" -. II M each; Universal, No I, 1*3 '•■
•acrt; Home, No il. 12 jo each; Home, No
18. I*! 75 at OR,
'"iiruNs. hauuhll No 0, HIS each;
No   1, || || ,,„,-[,,  *\„   |   ij4{ ,,(»,.'),  No   |,
110 10 t>nr)\,
CLRVI8,  MAi.r.Aiu.i:   P« lb.   fie.
, CLOTHB8 i.im:, wiuiv  Tor each, SO fl •
•oc: 100 ft., soc.
iM'.tij s un Rtoek 10 I0*j| eft new list;
I'wcksmlth v^-in   80 ufT nttw list
RAVTROUGH Per   100   feet,   8-in.   $5.50
1"-im   !»'» 1'.  12-ln   |? 50.
i'ii.i;s   Oreal Western, :•:>■', ofl list; Black
I damocd, U<, ufT list.
IIINOES Per dos palre- Heavy strap, t
In   1110; 8«ln   12.66; l-ln   |190; Un It,i*>,
CORRUOATED TEJE Per dtosen palre—
i In   |! *■', ' in j: 10; 8-ln. |6 90; l!-in. Ill,
ItOSR, WATER Hxl-pl} '''-.<- a foot; J4x
i j,i)  lOVii  -i fo »l
HORSE SHOES Iron, Nos, 0 to 1, 110.00
t>< r lOOIbs . Iron, Nos 2 and larger, I'-175
pei 10  Iba
IRONS BAD COMMON Per 100 lbs.—
fi no* .ti .t over, Im : , I, i. and 6 lbs. J87.00.
KNOBS, RIW DOOR -Japanned, |3.26 per
LAMP CHIMNEYS- A. *,'••*" case 8 <l"i.
j: to per doe ; A, per Aoz t: 50; B, pi-r caae
S doi  li <• per dos . B, per <i,z. |: Tu.
LANTERNS Short or long gi"b««, plain,
s I   ■ dos . Japenm d, |ll 80 dox
UATTtK"*K8- Pick. Il.i ach; Cutter, $'.
MOWERS   I.awn*   Woodyatt:   t-bladexll
-        |] i „'■■    |-| ladi ni i  im h,  111 00;  l-blade
i ■• inch   |ll        Em press   l-blade x 12 inch,
j l-blade x 14  lm h   111 10;  t-blade \
> •      5'.   * ' ',!<-,11    Amt-nean!    !C,   Inch,
U 7 Ine J    S.'   "'    19 li • !i   52^ 50   1'i-tHi-
,.-,■•, Junloi ' I ■•■ li. J-': 50; 16 Inch,
I.i ;'    ll !•.■ h   |27 21
\\M.s WIRE '■<-• W.tO f.o.b Vancou-
\, ■   i .;•,. baae |7.2i  ' • b   Vancouver.
NETTING     POULTRY  -Per    rolf-lxll,
II .■■■    txti    r 0 ■    1x38,   Ji 20;   2x60,   |6 8 I;
dl   |] ■ ■    ' Mi.  ?'■ 10;  1x16,  |7 25.
\* *"<   j,..-   ■      n*.j   advance over  list—■
m   • in   H '"'•■ sQuare   i aae lots,
., , ,« ,,     nn nil   lot*.   15 25.   hexagon.
, *.   lotl 5
,v. 6-7 lbs   B5c each,
PINE TAR I K's- 11 ^ «*chi '* **l>
tic each: '* laL 25c each
i LASTER OP PARIS--tS.OO per 100 Iba
RIVETS AND BURRS   Black carriage, Bib
,, | ,c, -    lom 80     off list,  copper rlvi is.
v,   s , ,   p.    •*    ,.■-.:!•.! copper rivets and
,....<   eg,     \,,    s   aaaotted  coppered  rivets
.,'.. ),.2d  ■■.   ;..    Ib   No   ** coppered burrs
■    '  .,.    •>.    ,,.••■' ,.,|   i ivets   26c   per   lb
,■,'.;,;,: ,.■ bum I7i   per lb
i:<>iM;   BASK   British   manila,  base,   18c;
.,   - :.   i, i...   tic
SAWS BUCK Happy Medium, $15.12 per
dos Happj Idea |16 U dos ; Dl»tons No. 6,
I ii. 20 dosen.
>i I'.r.us   Bi ghi    flat    head    70 10    off
,,.    bright   ■ uind   In i I.   ,;2  2 S 10  off  list;
,,, ., ,i    ,,i , .■ i. in i,ft list, brass round
, . i so 10 off Hal
BCRE'A. CAP   ('° off I'*1'
SCREWS,  SET   80  10  5 *'XX list
BMOVELS v^'l1 SPADES -Olds or V*^.
yd io par .I-? \ Jones or Bulldog, |16 20 per
IRON, BAND Per ','" Iba IVi In !*• •'>"■
\\ in   .}.'. 60;  i "i   I5 :'"
moN BLACK SHEET per lOOTba— 16
K„.lK, jr, 10; t ih-"-^1' t6.00; 18-20 guage,
j, 8t>; 26 guage |7 20
II guage American oi English 87.76; -'
gunge 17 :--. 18 20 jruage $7 55.
SCXX)P8 Moose, No i. H 65 each; No, 6,
<i r, ,.,-w h No 8, J1 80 each; No 10, $i 86 ea,
' ah above In black finish,
u, ,| i ,|.;i; i.. v i..., caae lots, 86c per lb,:
ICM |0i   pei tb
8PIKE8 PRESSED Per !"'' lbs >* Inch,
K.60;   8 16,   T 25,   *-•   "«    I'i 00
STAPLES—Galvanised fence, $7.75 per 100
Iba in full kep.s; galvanized poultry netting.
$10.00 per 100 tba. In full kegs.
TACKS—Carpet, 70c off new list.
TOOLS—Harvest, 55 off new list.
WIRE, BARBED—Per roll—4 point, rattle,
80 rodi |6.00; t-poirtt hog, so rods $5.50.
It-   No.  9, $6.00;  No.  12. $11.25.
WIRE—O ,*v A—Per 100 lbs. No. 10 $6.76;
No.  11, $5 80; No. 12, $5.90.
WRINOER3—Eae, $6.50 t-at-h; Safety, $7.60
each; Bicycle, $6.a0 .-ach; Ajax, $14.00 each.
WASHING MACHINES—Velox water pow-
er,   $24.00   each;   Seafoam   Electric.   $83.50
each;   Snowball   $16.26   each;   Patriot.   $1S.25.
eai ii.
$10.00 each; 50 n,s. $12.00 each.
Brandram- Henderson
Per Gallon
B-H   "English"  ordinary colors $3.9b
B-H   "Engll8h"   white  4.30
i:-H  Exterior Oil Shingle Stain—
Ordinary colors,  in 4 gal.  cans  $18'*
Greens and Greys,  In 4 gal.  cans  2.0:
B-H Anchor Shingle Stain—
ordinary colors,  in  4 gal cans   1.3f*
Grrens and Greys, In 4 gal. cans   1.61
Ordinary   colors   in   1-gal.   cans     $4.00
Martin  Senour porch  paint   4.00
Martin  Senour  Neutone white   3.60
Martin   Senour   Neutone  color    350
Martin   Sci.our   floor   paint.  3.90
Sherwin  Williams,  white  4.2a
Sherwin   Williams,  color    4.00
Sherwin   Williams,    porch  4.00
Sherwin   W llliams,   floor    3 90
i'i "1'TV— Ter 100  lbs.
Hulk,   barrels  SOOtbs $6.50
Bulk,  irons 100 lbs    7.75
Hulk, irons 25 lbs    830
Tins, 5 lbs;  per Ib    S-V4
Tins,    lib Vl\
Raw,   1   to 2 barrels .     1.63
Boiled, i to 2 barrels 1,56
1,eai>. WHITE IN OIL—          Per 100 lbs.
1,000 lbs.   to   l   ton $15.80
Less 1T:!l^
Brandram's Genuine  -    M-M
TURPENTINE—                                   Gallon.
1   barrel   lots    $ 2-65
VARNISHES— (*-lllon
Elastic.    NO.    1       * 8'1*5
Elastic,   NO.   2     .       .....            ".40
IV   Linoleum     6-55
IV   Marine  Spar         6y^
IV   Furniture     3ti*'
IV  Pale Hard Oil     *"'60
Less 33 1-8 per cent.
Lacquevet *•'ml k*SH i(4°
Wax.   per   lb  4" 262
Five Famoua
Brands of
and Oils
••'Standards of
1 I.X.L..
v Cooking
Bakers' Cottolene
Sam Says-
"Bakers' Cottolene goes
farther in the dough
batch because it distributes more easily and
evenly and so covers a
larger area. Its use
assures uniformity and
eliminates the chance of
Packed in Standard S'net
All  New  Container!
No  Potiibility  of
National Distribution
Ll M l Tt I)
The Future of The Small Baker
m M   Hartley
Thc small baker lias n I ways been
with mankind, ant! I believe always
will be uiiii ii- ni more ur i.-sh pros
1'i-ritv,      The    wortls   "large   .hi'!
small     relative lO product inn, i r.il
2. mean but little.   The biggeat tin
Ferenee that we no\i have, is m our
methods of disposal of distribution
ii- lai] nn longer in- ■. ss,tril\
im in* a HtnnII -'Ai.' x. a** Rpveral vi rj
urge   liiiu-.   retail   iheir   "»ii   i'ii".Is
cither from  wagons or selling •*■'•«
* i o nn
Tl •!<- ar-* t WO ffi»ni r.tl classes ol
small baki r, lhe S*' ghborl ootl
Eiaki r to <>< ■ gtei i to a local *;• and
si'11*. over his own counter alto
father • and the tonnW hakei ol ihi
smaller towns or cities, who verj
ofii n ""•IU Mini-' ni Ins produ< lioj ni
wholesale, Bach nf ili<-iu I avi H led
iheip niehe in lhe baking business
Kaeh "f ihera are still a wry effec
'■ ■ factor in the comtner 'ial ba -
iiii,' business Kai h of them sun
''**■ ■ ii against lhe compel it ion "i
large baking inatitutiona beeauae io
s'ljii,- vviiN iii"\ deliver the goods lo
llu ultimate consumer The future
■ ' 'bv small baker -.till th peutla on
hia ability to deli*,er his prodm tion
hi competition with supposedly more
effieienl producers of the larger
'lass | thoroughly believe that he
is ijuite capable of dom*-* tins ]f nui
the present members of (he frater*
nt) nt small bakers, then some new
blood *>** ill sir|> in and operate small
plants in competition wiih Ihe large
I'll Ills
Quick Action.
«•• often fail to realise lhal the
small operator in our line haa * er
tain uniis nf strength not posaeased
by the large institutions If the largo
operators had all ,the advantages
then ur small in would be on our
•■*tiy   to obliv ion,   The small oper
ator lias thc ability to think faster,
decide  more  quickly,  and  execute
more rapidly lhan a large organization,    Phe large operators try to eff-
si'i tins by thinking sooner   or farther ahead   than the small bakers,
"i oil and 1 in our small shops can eon-
eeive "t a new  thing, or a change
"i mark' I ing, i ry out a preliminary
run or experiment, organize to carry
this ihrough, inaugurate it and have
it as a sniiiniii running part of our
business before a large concern could
call  the  board of strategy  for the
'us* conference on such an innova-i
lion    In effect this ability to exer
i ise   personal  decision  and  control
gives  thc small operator who is a
good   merehanl   his  hie;  advantage
over the institutional   operator, tu-i
si 'a'ional  administration  must  de*
p. ml on i ed tape   on i tiles covering
average    conditions    That   is why
tin* thought and desire of all large
operators in ours and  every  other
Inn* <>l business leans towards standardisation    And lacking  Ihis stan-1
dardizatiou in human likes and dis
likes,  ihe small  operator closer to
iln* thoughts and feelings of his customers ran rentier satisfactory ser-
\ iee at all ' imes and under all conditions      The   human   stomach   will
never be standardized, neither will
the human desire for something new
ever die out,    And  tve  who are  m
lhe baking husmess m small ways
ran   aiwavs   collect   dividends   on
these imperishable traits of human
Pioneering in Ideas.
h is the small baker that docs
(1 jug** first It \\ns a retailer, or
\wo of them, *>■*• ho first conceived tad
idea of bos cakes, The ideas of
bealth breads were all projected in
the beginning hv small bakers.
In cither case they ma;*, grow big
it thev i|u they get away from their
puhlie ami seldom do a new thing.
Changes in selling methods have all
been instituted by small bakers.
It is the privilege of the small oper
aim* to try new things and find new*
methods of approaching the public
with baked goods. The larger operators very often follow the lead of
the small baker who has shown the
way. and they at times take up a
small man's idea and organize it for
better sale and distribution. We who
are small ean put over a new thing
at small initial expense. When the
di maini talis off we can discontinue
it at small expense. Larg'T linns
have to think seriously before attempting a specialty, as both the
start and the finish may both prove
equally expensive. I have seen it
exemplified in some cases, and history may easily repeat.
The history of our past exalts the
small baker. A man in ;i very small
■ ity conceived the idea of
shipping bread whether we like it
or not. Right now in Ihis country
there are more retail or neighbor-
hool bakers than ever before. The
trade is expanding, while the wholesale husmess is concentrating as the
\ears poll by. It gives a lot of different brains to the branches operated by the smaller bakers, ami it
gives them the weight of personal
interest. This ought to readily make
up for administrative economy)
among the larger operators. In fact
it is a question if they have more
economical administration. But we
do know that given any sort of stan-
dardized production, they have lower production costs. There is but
one ideal bread factory in this country from their point of view, and that
is'thc plant that works continuously
in one of our eastern cities, and  it 264
It Adds Nutrition
How shall the great Bread-eating public be assured of the
energy-value it is looking for in its food?
.Millions of people who have learned the fowl value of Kleiwhmann'a Yeani, Ihrough eat in j-
it for health are learning to buy their Bread on tin bakei x s*sui in *  thai
Its  Made Will
Fleischmann's Yeast
Here is convincing assurance of nutrition as well  as
leavener   it  definitely ad-l** food-value,
After seeing  our  posters   yon  could   never forgel   *
ss    Por *>''Ai*  .i ui--r    il an a
1166 Burrard Street
Fleischmanns Yeast
Vancouver,    Victoria,
Heischmann's Sevtrce
Calgary,     Edmonton.
Maple Leaf Fl
( Formerly known as Cream of thc West)
Selkirk Flour
Castle Flour
Vancouver Office: 425-26-27 Stana^rd Bank Bldg.
Phone: Seymour 2245
D, F Dickson, Msjr. ■12."
. ;nis oul by automatic process and
ir,i\elling oven 1'_• pound loaves of
,,,!,. brand, Then* ideal has been
jjttained in this one plant, and it
,,,,],! ami would he multiplied inde
finitely were it n<»t for the stubborn-^
i ,-sss of humanity that won'; submit
•, the standardisation of suoh an im.
nortanl item aa then- daily bread,
fortunately thia   plant   is   m   the
Biida of -i linn thai believe* sincere-
thai there is room for all "I us in
[bv baking  business.   The)   tn   to
in their fair share of trade by de
• • method**, ami sell on lhe merit
i| their gooda    Tiny tiiink thai we
-nial! bakers have a good futuri
mid the)  know B v«i}   great  deal
it the baking husmess ntu] the
nil] i* *o w Iii im w i* all try to sell our
ivares    To me it ■**- espeeiall\ cheer-
•,- to know lhal some oi theae iai *
.' linkers of wide experiene* sec for
is groaUer bakers an aasured future
A Tentative Program
\ good deal of our future success
•:, ndu on  oursen es  and  on  our
iigncfts to follou   the  tiroes as
■ i    unfold    It '>**on t Imr' its s hit
; ■ Ip the tunes unfold that part
il   * that applies ,,! food and baa*
I 'ne of our chief ! *ouhles is
ur attitude of letting tomi rrow
n for :?seif «ithoul Kome Ihoual *
.* extended  to it  toda)       W<
in  have the faeulh of sliding
■ r to*■ hluinii r oi  ti ouhle, hut w e
, .j ii, b|Mer off  I w>■ *fA\ '■ some
■ igl ' to n    onstruel i\ <■ program
our iu<li\ idual  busim town   Tl i
• ''■ baki rt do 'hi*, snd so ean we
wt do 'A will sdd I■ • our ability
meet thi ro in compel a ion    I f s
■ ■■  baker)  has tt new  produet in
■ id it takes them quite a while be
ion the) ran real!) organise to pro
• <■ it on iln-ir market    Therefore
ihi') are always figuring r long waV
' ■ .'■ il Nol onl\ is it a question of
;" ■ ping ai'* ca«l of the times, but
- also he, aus, nf the know ti fael
il new products stimulate inter
* -' from the bu) ing puhlie and keep
'' 'i' ow n organisation pepped up
1 n out ol the nil The\ too f* * I
; I ■ need of sonic variety in their
business, if only for the purpose of
allowing them new Avenues of inter
'sl "i then advertising,
V\ hether the smaller bakers are in
'he retail or the wholesale business,
'he) u ill he w me to gh <• thought to
'hi big end of the business whieh >**
!l"' merchandising end We take n
!"'fli lesson from the thoughtful pro
trains of the larger operator**, and
■n!*P out ;i series of varieties thai
will surely help to interest our puh
■*'   nol so much perhaps in the new
Product ;is in our firm and business,
Do not forge) that many a product
that has been featured has not in
ttseli been a money maker for the
baker featuring it, but it may have
brought him splendid compensation
through th,- increase,| sales in his
general line, To let the shop blind
as to the need of the store is our
biggesl fault and drawback. We
may he prysically industrious and
wonderful producers w ithout it get-
ling us much prosperity. It is not
what we produce that brings us prosperity, bul what we sell. The selling end should occupy more of our
thought and of our time, A> bakers we can make wages, a-* merchant-, toi- ean make profits. And it
i** onl) as we think fast a** merchants
thai we can hold our own in the
heav) competition thai is challenge
ng us. The strong hack ean never
■ ompete w ith the quick mind, nor
■•.in physical industn compensate
for mental laziness
Shelly Brothers Limited will Commence Operations and Distribute
From  Fairview Plant in August
It is now o\er u y*nr since con-
Ktruction   wa*-  commenced   on   the
: ,-w Mj:,iMi<in bakery, which is near-
tig completion in Fairview, and it
i announced that w ithin sis months
* me e\ er) I hing m ill be in readiness
for the distribution of the  famous
L\ products from the new  premises,
li' izard* d  hs  one  of  the  largest
I ..nts ,,], tlie1 ' onl ni- nt w ith a capacity of 9,000 loaves per hour, and
with the *» ■r\ latest de\ ices and ma-
chiner)   installed,  the  management
to he   ongratulated an an enter] rise whieh will greatly add to
the  prestige  of  industrial   Vancouver
i omtnencing in a smell w aj '' Will"
SI v\\v\ .is he is popularly known.
h> associates and employees alike,
s *,. see the realization of his ambit ions in the complet i«>n of the mod
•■I baken w here ov< r 300 employees,
man\ owning compan) shares, ^^ ill
assist in producing, and distributing
ihe s'.iiT of life throughout British
i 'olumbia
Pour store) a in height, and built
of praelicall) fireproof material, the
urn plan! u ill comprise in addition
to Hie baker) proper, a garage, two
stables, n carpenter shop, wood
working shop, painl shop with sign
painting s< ction, foundr). gas engineer s ot t ice, &V,
There arc ninet) burners, each
,,,„,, feet in length and two inches*
m diameter, where 1,000,000 oubio
feel of *_'iis u ill he consumed monthly
a,|,| icu gas meters are to he install
ed together with every modern' device for the better baking and handling of bread.
Ever mindful of the comfort and
recreation of the workers, an ideal
tennis court has been laid out on
the roof of the Shelly plant at con-
siderable cost.
The two stables where accommodation is provided for one hundred
and forty horses are model in every
way, and a veterinary expert is always on hand.
Although motor delivery wagons
are to a great extent superceding
the horse-drawn vehicles, Mr. Shelly
who is a lover of horses, still considers them an important factor in the
bread delivery end of the husmess.
A popular figure in civic and commercial enterprises, Mr. Shelly has
gained for himself a reputation that.
will go far towards assuring the best
of service to housewives located in
all sections of the province, where
the already well-known 4X bread,
cakes and other table requirements
are known and appreciated.
In connection with the "Eat More
Wheat"' campaign, a circular letter
has hen sent by the Bread and Cake
Manufacturers" Association of Canada signed by President Mcintosh
and Secretary Trent, calling attention to what has hen done along this
line in the United States. Canadian
millers are urged to co-operate in
adopting a slogan in connection with
all advertising matter. There is no
reason why Canadian Mills should
not make this practical effort to increase the use of their own product
Mr. Ileagle of the National System
of Bakeries, Edmonton, was a recent
visitor of the Vancouver and Vic-
toi ia Bakeries of the Company,
• *     •
Kamloops   Bakery    has   changed
• »      #
A new   bakery has opened up at
Powell and Commercial Drive, Van
eouver, 1 >. C. in the name of **The
Cove" Bakery.
• t      #
Mr. Ilovelle has recently opened a
bakery at 4392 Main St., Vancouver
B. C.
• *     #
Win, Martin, Sales Manager
of Shelly Bros., Ltd., and Mrs. Martin have recently returned from a
holiday spent m Southern California. "*Si
FLEISCHMANN CALENDARS.       ;i preUmlnarj  Onlvtt
 — as a bakei hi wa* n
Tin* Klcischmann Company  in an       Thomas M
endeavour   to  supply   retail   bakers    0- j*,,. ii
with good calendars at a small cost
have inaugurated the following new
service: Calendars will be reproduced in four colors from oil paintings.
The size when reproduced  will  be
10 \ 14 . ami any printed matter desired  ean  he  arranged   for  in  the
space provided.   Orders will be accepted   for amounts as low as   100,
hut each customer's choice is limit* I
to one design.   The prices average       '•'•' a<*eu*«*d
from 111 cents to 13 cents according    all'-:"
. . 8 round of ini
to the quantities.    For further par     ,,, kudH theli  I
liciilars,   communicate   with   W.   S,     turns wei I
Dunn,  The  Plcischmaun  Company,    records on ibe
Van-Oliver. B. C. c*se  •l!!*i'"i *
  were kept   fo
oMut taxable .
Bread wan fn •
I  b)  ■
nn a
ol the i»' *'•:inn i I o   Cuaioi
else, on the Bland stab I      i
i pnl   ol the loi -i   ba terh    I
this tai    Thia hi  ai i oui U d
facl  thai  lb* offlcei i had  11
time to i vs!- a moi e thai   fori
o! •:.■  baki rlea    t'ndei tin  **
Ri vi nui   \. ■ 11    aid baki
tloners  li   ih<   retail  li ad<   a i
I o : 11 a k i   re t u r i     u |*o i   I  •     i
abb1 imstj [es li   ihHi    inr»>«
Apple tarts taxable at 4* ,  per cent
60 per cent of sales value.
Charged in the Victoria, n   <•   ,„,-•,,
courl  '■"<''"'l>   with  failure to pas   nil
The ac< i«wl
thai thi retun
were  $1,1      i
I UJIPti      s.{l,J     y, j.
sales ia\ under the terms ol the special basis  the a
War Revenue Act, Archibald 11   Hunter, puted a las
Tl1" Fort Street, was remanded after oka- ense.   Tic-
witness had been beard foi  thp Cmw
In "
hai the maio
*»**» strain „ ;,;■;:„:„.:,'      *•  *
"""V""1 Fra"k   HlgglDS.  KI'    f,  '     , "
m t0 W •*» **«l« ta and Mai-li    SStad^T"    *,k"   "'
" '     ■ I'HIll   11)1     ' ,i\
la v
\\ ai
Ijfi il
I hi
Raiain bread ia thi   br.
ed h> baking wheat bread
'   hia been ;„■,!,.,| |0|||
'*•*  v- inf *.*•   <*<ju)\n|| ni  |
• ouni ea foi *»aeh oo ■
prCKlttet, ami w hi> i   -,
»j tori "i, of su eel en i i -
' K ii |f*n I -j,*-, jfp, ,*, . .
ruth    uh»*,|   in    ,.     .
., I >
I ,
Lake of the Woods
Milling Company
Makers of
The World's Best
Daily Capacity 14,200 Bblg.
B.C. Offices and Warehouses:
1300 Richards Street i«u *      «
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board*   fof   |i
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CO • ■: |   Ofl   '*-,->r.l   f
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'&•  pr   » i„
up  into  roll*
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In   th. ", til ...
nc Kins and  labels
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1  "' VASCOUVfH.   •    C
OMlcc and Store Fixture
r<>r ""ormotion .ppty
1065 Dunsmulr St „
B. Vancouver, B.C
Phone Seymour 8766-876*
iiiiiBKab 1023
With    which    li   Incorporated   the Weitern   Canada   Baker.
Jam Rolls.
Tin iaiti rolls bi *■ made v er) much
.   • I;,- lai 'j'- jelly roll** *»iii\  that
■ i, \  ,t! >■ niiuie i-ii ,i much sma h i
„ ,(',-      Tlie  sponge  caL-  mixture
,,, ii for filling the tins in makin ■
■ ■.  little fruit hael t»t«   - used     I'"
, t], v. > ni is, pa i • ruin line sheet
mn with the thin brow i pa pi r used
• r making lad)  Angers    Spi• ml n
. • .   11 ,n  !,i\ • r nt   ihe sponge m X
• ,',■ .in !>, the hue.i pans and bake
-,.-■,   pari full^   to ,i  gold- n  brow n
Kemo\ «■ 11 -n: the oven and
i  . rttIn tuiongi  -j •'' onto .i • lot ii
■ m d »ith pow tli red sugar      Re
ii ivi   t] ■ ■  papi!   uttl ent   lhe sheet
,., ■ i n,    ma I  i ■  •   '■     strip  a ttou I
I to  '' ■ inches widc    Spread api
i ■ oi ntl i-r fruil pun onto tin strips
ii :  roll  up i an ful)   in  the same
uiiei nn ie)l i   foils ar*   made up.
■ it tlii  strips into    tth  r   la mean
■ ■ a ahoul  I!     *     ■ * long    The)
he dusted with powdered supar
• ■'   deem ited   with   huttei    cr< am.
t   1  ' I 4 . ■■
l , ■ •   pael   roil  into n lan >   papei
i|  ,k.[ tlispl i)
i    a    a
Butter Cream  Bonbons
n   sn g a r   • 111' I   '    in   eon I e
PI < \ ax- made ol a -.!ke and
ream bnnv in tin   follow ini?
Formula  for Cake  Base
ii mer   £ \m,
h ' •*   1'    pinta.
Milk   '•   pt
Flour, 2 lb j* 2 "M
Ihilin-..' powder   '    nt.
Juice ainl rind ot '   lemon
I'm   thr  sugar,  butter  and  juice
nnd rind of the lemon into a mixing
how I and rub briskly until the mix
lure beeomea light    flraduall)  Rd«1
'lie   CggS   U )i ||i*   lhe   luixtlll I*   I**   I" ill'."
nibbed Xow add the milk and stir.
I lien add the Flour nnd baking pow •
der whieh haie Imi ii thoroughly
blended together and mix until
smooth Spread thin mixture onto
paper lined sheet  paiiN so that  the
layers will be about one-half iueh
thick and hake to a golden brown
eolor. Hem ove onto bench whieh
has   been   dusted   with   powdered
sugar and a little flour and after
the) have become eool, cul different
shape** from the baked sheets such
na round diaks, oblong and triangle
shapes, Make cones, pyramids, etc.,
m the ease may be, on top of these
.! ;es   mith   the   following   butter
ream mixture;
Fruit Baskets
Tiie fruit basket ma) be made by
lining little round or oval tarts tins,
preferably the oval shape tart tins
with a sort of sweet shortbread mixture and thru filling the tins with a
little sponge eake mixture and baking them ii' ahoul 365 degrees until
the cakes take on a golden brown
polor, After the) have been cooled,
a little of the sponge eake mivture
ia removed from two sides sn as to
take on a basket cover appearance.
Put in a little apricot or other fruil
jam, lie -orate w ith butter cream, re*
idace the pieces ol sponge cake
which whieh have been removed sn
that the ends **** ill be tilted upw ard,
put a little butter cream on the top
oi the basket and make a handle of
citron, Place the cakes into fancy
paper cups and display,
Formula for Base
Set! wheat flour, ■' lbs,
Untti r. 1! _■ lbs.
Pow dered sugar, •"• * Ih,
Eggs, I
i ream the butter, sugar and eggs
thoroughly. Add il"' Hour and mix
parefull) until a smooth paste Is* obtained The mixture should he kept
n.4 --old a** possible to prevent it from
potting oil). Roll small pieces of
this mixture very thin, cut into
round or oblong disks and line the
Sponge Cake Mixture
pow dered sugar, 2 Ih*-.
Kggs, :>*1
Flour, 2 Ih**.
Rind antl juice of one lemon.
Salt. 1   16 OZ.
Put the sugar, eggs and salt into a
whipping kettle and whip briskly
until the mixture becomes light and
frothy. It is advisable to place the
kettle over ;i lint water hath and
whip the mixture until il becomes
quite warm, then remove from the
bath and continue whipping until il
has cooled. After the mixture has
be ome light, gradually add the
juice and then the rind of the lemon.
Finally add the Hour and mix very
carefully until the flour has been in-!
eorporated. This mixture can be inserted into the base tins by placing
it into a canvas bag containing a
plain of th emixture into the forms;
tube. Do not put too much as this
mixture will expand considerably1
during baking and flow over the
Italian Bread Sticks.
Straight wheat flour, 100 Ihs.
Water. 56 or 58 Ihs.
Salt. IV2 ths.
Veast, | _■ to •''! Ih.
Ilissolve the yeast in 2 quarts of
water and place to one side. Put 36
!!>**, of water, 60 ths, of flour and the
yeas solution into the mixer and mix
until smooth and elastic. This is
known as the sponge, Allow this
sponge to ferment until it comes to
21' risings. The Bponge should have
a temperature of s" degrees when
Put the balani f the water and
sail into a mixer and st ir. Now add
tin- sponge and break it up. Alter
the sponge has hecn hroken up. add
the balance of the Hour and mix the
dough is smooth. I
Allow the dough to come to one,
rising when it will be ready to be
divided. If a more vigorous fermeni
tat ion is desired more yeast should,
he   Used. 268
Established 1890
Our Motto is 'SERVICE"
We cannot offer to sell you goods cheaper than any other firm is in
give actual facts to prove that it ij
to deal with uj
Wholc-ialc Grocer*
a pontion to do, hut *, can
.HAH«0CK    6^^
^^■^■^^^^^^^^u-^^-JL-     AA&aMfliiAAa&
It is our endeavour t
Stands for the Highest Grade Batter
maintain the Highest 8bm-*U* i   ,   i
MEND thia ,„;„, I yt^£i°U *" ^ RE00M-
Reliability goes with SHAMROCK BRAHD
P. Burns & Company, Limited
EFFICIENCY Brand Heavy Rubber Footwear
Brown and White.
*n»/i.    Tfc     , 8,n<1 Your Ru,h °rien to ui.
witta  Perch a &   n  ■ ■
B26BEATT7 STREET VANCOUVER ^       Wl 01)01%       Lf<I.
ttmto-rtKMAi^,***-***-,.:,^-*^.,., ...   . . Dealers attention!—the
TFIVITC   season has
■ ■—I ^ ■ -^   commenced
,M11*ni t\t.yln„|\ can ii>>' ,i Tent
tind i«',il!\ need one of some
kind during tin* hot sUnuncr
ni"H* li**. \\ >• 'iii Kiij>jil\ j our
«\ vry need Vou ■*>*> ill find our
I lenlei ** priees moat at tra ■' ive
iin 1 you eertninl) inn*.* admit
there i** ei lo1 of tent buaineaa
y -ni co ltd ;'<■' if you had iIn*
[foods Of' ilie floods nnd add
n real summer seller to your
C. H. Jones & Son Ltd.
PIONEER   BRAND     Tents   Awnings   and
Canvass G^ods.
Sell your district
Send the Coupon and Catalog
and Dealers'
C. H. Jones & Son Ltd. ™T*$
Please send  me your 'IVn*  Catalog and ful
information re Dealers' Prices:	
Shipments to all parts of B. C.
McCormick's Products
Move Quickly
Our widespread newspaper
advertising lias made McCormick's Biscuits familiar to housewives in every community ol the
Dominion- rhe grocer who
stocks McCormick's never complains he is gratified to find
how quickly thev move,
Sell McCormick's   they ate
the favorites everywhere.
^ JERSt?
McCormick's products well  displayed, bring
in big profits and new trade.
The McCormick Mfg. Co., Limited, London, Canada
BRANCHES AT: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto,Hamilton, Kingston, Port Arthur, Winnipeg,
Calgary,  Edmonton,  Vancouver,  Halifax,  St. John, N. B. Fi
ire Prevention
^50,000,000 WERE LOST THROUGH KIRES |\ I ANADA I'I [{|.\(J  1922.
Fires not only deplete natural resources and wealth, ib-***. t'..st liven.
Preventing fires is right and necessary, not   siinph   heeatiw
the percentage of liic* cuts insurance rates, but  because ti
omic waste.
lowering   -*
• U'1'    .ill    IM'OII*
01 all tires are pre*** eatable.
cire loss is s tax levied on all business.
D''ii i be a loser through prejudice.
Don'I take anything for granted, learn and KNOW
Mutual  Pire   hisuran e  reduces ftre, 1ms, of life in
i ost.    Profits in <■ distributed to polie) hold-ei h
A mailing card will brin-j; yon full \ioro. u|nr^ j(
W. Hardy,
Retail Merchants' Underwriters Agency
Nt.*.•. the wtrta weather ind picnic ten
fen is approaching, wa have* just what
the consumer is (coking for   i full line
of Swift "s Oooked Meat Specialties
backed with a world wide reputation
for quality and excellence   easily pre
pared, economical, tasty and ifttilfying.
Stock a good assortment and put your
self in position to rope with the <on-
8Vmer*S demands.
Swift Canadian Company, Limited


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