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Advocates the Oagani/.ing of
a Third Party-He Alleges That tho Old Parties Are Controlled by
the Railroads" — Conns
Out 'for Public Ownership.
A special despatch to this morning's News-Advertiser from Winnipeg
announces ihe fact that Mr. Joseph
Martin of Vancouver addressed a
meeting of about 500 people at Selkirk Hall Thursday night, speaking
for an hour on Canadian politics. Mr.
Martin declared that both Liberals
and Conservatives were bad, and advocated the organization of a third
parly, having as its main object purity in public affairs. Both parties in
Mr. Martin's opinion were under the
control of the big railway companies,
and to remove this he advocated public ownership.
He declared thai Sir Wilfrid I.aur-
ier was not a man of great ability. He
had no more 10 do with running the
government than he (Mr. Martin)
had. The government was run by
Hmi. Charles Fitzpatrick,
Mr. Martin condemned the action
Ol the Lieutenant-Governor of Sai-
'katchewan in calling upon Hon. Waller Scntt, instead of Mf. Haultrdn to
form a government, and hoped thai
the taller would triumph at the polli.
Both parties were rotten, and the
speaker wanted lo know if •jwt are
all rolieii loo." ,Hc believed it was
in llie people of Canada tn clean the
bootllen of both parlies out, and to
form a new parly, a parly which
Stood i"r provincial rights, especially
with regard 10 education, government
ownership and for abolition of the
Montreal is a city of tenement
houses, ninny of.lhctn being up-to-
date and possessing all the comforts
of a home. 'Klaus are now being prepared there for what is said to lie the
hrge-t tenement house on the continent. It will have accommodation
for no families, allowing five or six
rooms lor each family, with bath
rooms and modern arrangeiiienls, and
will be lighted by electricity. The
rents will range from $14 to $16.
North Vancouver can hardly be said
lo have struck the tenement stage of
its existence, but no doubt it is com-
lllg if she keeps going ahead.
I, 7 o'clock—Double-scull race,
in skills, junior, one-half mile
j, atio—Senior Fours, in club
gigs, half-mile course.
, 2:40— Motor race, for championship cup, eight-mile course.
, j:oo—North Vancouver juniors vs. King's College School, in
four-oar, one-half mile course.
5, 3:20—Single skull, for championship, one mile course.
6.3 140—Western Corporation'
Limited, versus North Vancouver
Ferry Company, Limited, one-half
8. 4:30—Ladies' race, in skifls,
one-quarter mile.
9. 4:50—Indian canoe race,
eleven paddle
10. Greasy Pole.
All entries twenty-five cents.
Reiterates Statement as to Quarter
Century's Activity.
\ Chicago despatch says lhat William J. Bryan, who is in Chicago attending the banquet which the Jefferson club gave him on the eve of
his departure for a tour of llie world,
reiterated his Intention 10 remain in
politics for 2» years, notwithstanding
the jolts administered to him by the
voters of the United States.
In the course of an interview on
.lolitical matters, il was hinted that
he planned to forget politics during
his year of travel in foreign lands.
Forget politics? No, indeed," said
Mr. P.ryan, emphatically! "I fully intend to take an active interest in politics for many years to come. I shall
study public questions while abroad
and send back considerable correspondence during my absence. I have,
tried to make il understood on several occasions that 1 mean to stay in
politics for at least 25 years yet."
Our new story next week.
Have you got your stove polislivd
The lair opens tomorrow. Be
Boys will be boys, but they needn't
be bad boys.
The Express makes a fairly good
Industrial Committee,
Don't tempt thievei by leaving
things lying around loos*.       , .
It is announced lhat Mr. R. G. Macpherson. M, P, will oiien ihe fair 10-
Mr. Beaton, wholesale cigars, Vancouver, made a dying trip to the
ownon Thursday. _,.»■.."•"■*
President Hendry, oi,.|he V, W. &
Y. Railway, is expected in North
Vancouver tomorrow. He will attend the fair.
His Worship Mayor Huscombejd
Vancouver will be a guest at the fair
tomorrow. Also several members ol
his council arc expected to attend.
The many friends of Mrs. Corsau
will regret to leain lhat her ailment
has al last compelled her lo go lo St.
Paul's hospital lor treatment.
If you wish your friends in the cast
I,, know what is going on in North
Vancouver, just send them The Express for a year, and yon will completely cover tile ground.   .
By a Drunken Eienchnian
Who Also Threatened
to Take the Life of His
Companion—The Gang
Being Watched by the
Police—Summonses Issued and Arrests Made,
North Vancouver Horticultural Exhibition on Saturday afternoon, the
16th hist. Ilesides the splendid display of fruit, flowers and vegetables
there will be aquatic sports, races,
etc, Light lunch will be served at
popular prices and the Regimental
Rand will be in attendance. In the
evening a concert will be given in the
W. J. McMillan, the grocer, is nothing if not humorous these days. The
business men have Ifeen 'inconven
ienced for the want of a telephone,
Mac has had "Tel. No. 2" painted on
the back of ihe delivery wagon. This
has caiiacd no amount ol enquiries
about the proposed new telephone
system. "Telephone No. 2" means
thai Wharfinger Spiers blows twice
on his horn that goods have arrived
at the wharf, and away goes the wagon down the hill to get them.
It is to be hoped that our townspeople will do their share to make the
annual exhibition of the Horticultural
Society, which opens tomorrow here,
a success. Those who have charge
of the arrangements are making
every effort to make it worthy of
North Vancouver municipality. Upon
its success this year depends, in a
great measure, its existence and the
government grant. It is the hope of
The Express that it will be the nucleus of future great shows.
On Tuesday evening a shooting affray almost occurred between an cx;
cited Frenchman by the name of
Victor and Special Constable Gibson.
It'appears lhat the Frenchman was
in the barroom of Ihe hotel with a
couple of other of his countrymen
when he and one of them started a
wordy quarrel in their native language. Victor and his companion
rushed into the adjoining billiard
room where Mr. Gibson happened to
be. The constable quickly siud up
the situation and attempted to interfere, but Victor was by this time
practically out of his mind, muttered
something about shooting his companion, and took to his heels. Mr.
Gibson, though unarmed, followed
him to his shack, back ol The Express onicc, to prevent him returning
with a weapon 10 shoot the other
Frenchman. He rusiicd inside and
in a few seconds came out with a big
revolver in his hand, and, of course,
ran into Gibson, who tried to stop
him. The enraged Frenchman, grasping the gun in both hands, pointed it
fairly at Gibson's head, jabbering all
the while thai he would kill his com-
ipa>niou and the constable. Mr. Gib-
on showed his good sense in not arguing with a drunken man holding a
cocked revolver firmly in both hands,
and so withdrew from any further interference. Hy this time, however.
the other Frenchman had cleared out.
Constable Dick has issued summonses
ind started, in pursuit of the gang.
It appears that the Vancouver police
have Wen watching this, lay-out of
DupOnt street hangers-on, who have
been operating hcic mr some lime,
and will also take a hand in clearing
the community of them. It must be
lildcd thai the Frci.cntncn on Thursday sold their stuff and left for parts
unknown. One thing quite certain is
■he fact that il people will not be allowed by the police lo live in Vancouver Ihey will not be tolerated in
North Vancouver. The authorities
here have made up llicir minds on
Ibis point.
W. T. Slead rccenlly requested nf
prominent persons a list of their lav.
orite hymns. The Express takes the
liberty of printing the following list
as submitted by the "devil."
Councillor Morden: Who is this
so weak and helpless.
Cnuncillnr May: Hark! 'tis the
walchman's cry,
Reeve Kesly: I was a wandering
Councillor Bell: What star is this
that beams so bright?
Councillor Allen: Oh, lor a faith
that will not shrink.
Clerk Philip: The blind man in
his darkness.
Editor Herald: When my head
was bowed in woe.
Rev. Mr. Gillam: How welcome
was the call.
Capl. Calls: A little ship was on
the sea.
I'ctc Larson: Once more with
gorgeou. greeting.
I). G. Dirk: There i- .1 happy land,
Pr llyer:   I love to hear the story
'Uncle  Bill"  Kelly Celebrates  His
85th Birthday—Hope of Pardon.
A recent New York despatch says
that Win. Kelly, known among his
fellow prisoners as "Uncle Bill," celebrated yesterday his S51I1 birthday.
He is the oldest convict in the state,
and has been incarcerated lunger than
any person now in New York state
Kelly was placed behind the bars
J4 years and four months ago lor
murder in the second degree, committed in Queen's County. The
judge, and, so far as known, all tlic
jurors have long since died.
In celebrating his anniversary Kelly seated himself in his big arm chair
white the other convict passed by,
each shaking his hand and wishing
him success in efforts soon to be
made for procuring his pardon.
Blind For la Years.
After Kelly had been in prison ,1
little more than 20 years he became
stone blind. For 12 years he' sat in
darkness. Then a New York professor visited Sing Sing. In passing
through the hospital ward he noticed
the blind convict. "I should think
this case ought to be cured," remarked the'Specialist. Kelly agreed to the
operation, saying he could not be
made any blinder. The operation was
a success and the old man's sight was
completely restored.
Canada in 190J had 1.5 persons to
the square mile.
The Indians of the Dominion in
1901  numbered 9J.JIQ.
There were is lepers at the Tra-
cadic Lazaretto in 1904.
Ontario had .1.144 acres of tobacco
under cultivation in 1901.
In iln last ten years the Canadian
wheal yield has gone up 41 per cent.
In 1K01 Canada had 45.1.54J acres of
potatoes, as compared with 448,743
in 1001.
There is no meat trust in Australia.
There mutton sells for as little as 2
cents a pound.
In Tokio there is a foreign language
schools where almost all languages
arp taught, and, strange to say, Russian is the favorite.
Soil brought up from a depth of
326 (eel in one of the large Belgian
coal mines is said lo have grown
weeds unknown lo botanists.
An image of the Virgin Mary in a
church at Aniipoln, in the Philippine
Islands, has jewels valued at $1,500,-
000, which have been given it by the
devout women natives.
At the end of 1903 there were in
Japan 97 agricultural schols, six fishery schools, 2S technical schools, 50
commercial schools, seven mercantile
schools and 62 industrial schools.
A traveller, returned from India, re-
Inks that at Andarkoh, in Central
India, he killed four full-grown titters
with live shots in six minutes, the
first three being single shots.
At Grahanislown, Soulli Africa, a
pair nf ostriches were sold recently
for $5,000. which is a record price.
The plucking from Ihe chirks of this
bird realized from V" '" '''■' 5° * bird.
Australia has no orphanages. Every
child win, is not supported by parents
becomes a ward of the Stale, and is
placid in a private family, where
Ini.inl and clothes are provided until
the  141I1 birthday.
In the Alamaden (Spain) quicksilver mines the miners rannot work
more than lour and ont-hall bonis a
day, and cannot work more than seven or eight days a month without
-crioii-ly  injuring their  health.
Also the First Annual Regatta of the Aquatic
Club Will Be Held-
Every Citizen Should Be
Present—The Westminster and Portland Fairs
Commented on.
The second annual exhibition of the
Nortli Vancouver Horticultural Association will be held in the Pavilion at
North Vancouver tomorrow afternoon. The prize list shows that special attention has been given 10 the
encouragement i/f orchard) produce
and gardening. Good prizes are also
offered for poultry. The prize list
is a lengthy one.
As readers of The Express are
aware, the fair or exposition season
is now beginning, and in the next few
weeks thousands will temporarily
give up their accustomed vocations,
garb themselves in their best bibs and
tuckers, as it were, and hie themselves
off to where they can see the biggest
squashes and pumpkins, the best ore
displays, the sleekest and fatlest cattle, the races and the thousand and
one things provided at fair lime to
interest and entertain Ihe average attendant.
These fairs ire a good thing, not
only for tin. community where held,
Ihii for the people at large. It is a
wise thing for the average man or
woman to drop the cares of every
day life and secure a change, where
possible, in witnessing whatever may
be provided. We all know that ti..
much play makes Jack a dull boy.
nnd so it is with work. It henents
our minds and bodies in no inennsid-
■erable degree to secure an entire
change of environment, even for a
short lime.
North Vancouver opens the season
of fairs tomorrow, The Horticultural Society have gone to great pains
to make a creditable showing, which
everyone connected therewith is sanguine of success. The whole thing
hinges now on queen's weather. In
addition lo thi, the North Vancouver
Aquatic Club will hold its carnival of
sports. President Diplock and Secretary Egan, together with the committee, have devotui • good deal of
time and energy lo make the proposed events all to be desired. One
thing sure is that the public may be
assured of a line afternoon's entertainment.
Among the other shows of interest
to North Vancouverites may be mentioned the Dominion Exhibition at
New Westminster, from September
27 to October 7. This lair is more
pretentious than ever before, and
thousands ol dollars are being spent
this year to make it attractive. That
it will he a successful event is already
assured, as thousands all over the
province a elsewhere are prepar
ing lo attend.
Al Portland, Oregon,   the   Lewis
and Clark Centennial and American
Pacific Exposition and Oriental Fair
-H, give il its full  title-has  been
I attracting unusual attention all over
the Continent since it opened on June
I 15, and will Continue t» do so till il
Competition is a great thing sometimes. For instance, a Spokane undertaker gravely undertakes to bury
the county pauper dead at 2$ cents
each. Where is the graft?— Phoenix
"When must the straw hat be laid
aside as a matter of social law?" For
Buffalo the News says the limit is
Sept. 15, In Hamilton they have already disappeared—Hamilton Times,
Hear, Hear.
A man that won't patronize his
home paper is a detriment to his community.—Golden Star,
Japan is giving the world the final
proof that she is thoroughly civilized
and up-to-date, like Russia and the
rest of us—mobs arc ripping things to
pieces in the streets of Tokio.—Winnipeg Tribune.
The First Tooth.
An eastern paper wonders what the
first tooth of the infant provinces will
look like. Don't know—but Walter
Scott will be able to tell you what it
feels like.—Winnipeg Tribune.
A Strong Alliance.
It Is reported on good authority
thai James J. Hill has made a strong
alliance with the Grand Trunk Pad-
lie Railway, and will extend his Vancouver, Westminster & Yukon Railway to connect with the new Canadian transcontinental system at some
point far north ol Vancouver.—
Grand Forks Sun.
A French Catholic 1
There can be no doubl that the
movement embodied in the sectarian
clause ol Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Autonomy bill is French as well as Papal.
Those who have not forgotten the
line taken by its author al ihe lime
of the Riel rebellion will understand
lhat he is qualified to direct it in bolh
its aspects. Among the signs ol the
movement of race is the angry manifesto of the Archbishop of St. Boni-
lace against the use ol the English
language in his domain. Hut it is
likely that in the simple soul of the
habitant any ambitious designs have
been formed, though by his superior
fecundy he may be gaining grouad
and supplanting us in certain districts. The really aggressive force
against which wc have lo be on our
guard is that of ihe hierarchy and the
lesuit, directed by Rome, and wielding the solid Catholic vote. A curioui
symptom ol this is the proposal to
change Ihe French Canadian flag
Irom the tricolor to one with the Sacred Heart, surrounded by fletir-de-li«.
We need not be greatly alarmed. The
Northwest is not likely to fall into
French hands. The rival elements of
immigration there are far loo large
and strong. We need 10 do nothing
unfriendly toward Ihe habitant. But
we may watch with care the movements of a French Catholic Premier.
Dr. Goldwln Smith (A Bystander)
in the Sun.
I- there no Gladstone to raise his
. igainst im ilauglttei ol ihe Ar-
closes on October 15. Il is the largest and most pretentions fair ever
held on the Pacific Coast, and at-
iracls notice accordingly.
It goes, ol course, without saying,
that the railways give llie lowest kind
ol rales to ill these fairs, which at
tracts the people at Utgr in great
numbers, The lairs themselves «re
excellent things |„r the places lhat
hold them, (cr the railways, and list.
but not least, lot those who ire able
lo attend.
Following were guesii and callers
al the hotel during the week: John
Hind, R M. Russell, Vancouver; Mr.
Shaw and family. Seattle; Mr. Williams and girl, J. 1. Godfrey, Mr. and
Mrs. T. Corsan. A. M. Duke. Vancouver; Major lllossf, London: A. J.
Spear. II. R. Ileffell, Vancouver;
Mrs. II. E. Gillis, Miss Jean Gillis,
Calgary: Mr. and Mrs. Richie. Halcyon; Miss Wolfe. Nanaimo; A. R,
Greer, Victoria; II. S. Sims, Perth,
Ont.; J. B. Springer, H. E. Springer,
Moodyville; J. C McGregor, Vancouver; Louis Erichsen, Bellingham;
II 11 Joysc. Seatlle. Mr. and Mrs. C,
G Berry; (apt P Koroik. C Stephenson, Auckland, N. /.,; Alex A F'alk,
Ladner: A. Wiiulley. 1 l'.radliy. J.
Hunter.  E   tiuernhrr,  Spokane;    C.
Mcllroy, ViReouver; J G Gill,
Squsmllh Valley, B C; Funk
Brooki md many "theis. , THE RXPRESS
Nurt'h Vancouver, B, C,
A Weekly Newspaper    Published by
Subscription, $i a year.
t,   .     GEORGE HARTLEY,
£ Managing Editor.
Advertising Manager
I total exclusion of Chinese itntnl* do su, to protect the new constitn-
ration, said, at. that time, that his I tion.   Now it Is up to the electors to
FRIDAY, SEI'TEilBER 8,11105.
A correspondent ol tho  Toronto
Globe writing of the political situ
ation in the now province of Saskatchewan says that the coming'the great Northwest
campaign is likely to be a hot con- and British Columbia would
test, but it will be (ought on issues, j inimenselyby Oriental trade.
government was not prepared to
bring down the legislation as requested, because ol not being clear
on the question, The United
States, lie said, had nowclosed its
gates to Chinese immigrants, and
unless a thorough understanding
prevailed' with the ollicials ol
China it might result in turning
the trade nl the Flowery Kingdom
from tin: Americans to Canada
whose gates Wi re always open
to trade and commerce, 11 the
policy of the Ann rican government
on this question was to bo continued, he thought, the channels ol
commerce would be widened and
not on personalities.   The leaders!Canadian  Pacific  Railway   Coui-
ol both patties are men ol clean | pany had just put on a line of first-
lie   went   on,
up the trade.
records and impeachable characters. Mr. Haultain is a cultured
English gentleman, a good conversationalist very much at ease, I no I	
way flurried, though a very busy taken from her.   Truly, Sir Joiii
man, and altogether a very refresh-1was a far seeing statesman,
ing   personality   to   meet   in   a
class steamboats,
which would biiih
Once Canada procured that trade,
Sir John  said, it could  never  he
country where the bllifl manner is
often permitted to do duty for
politeness, There is an air of
artless sincerity about the man
which decidedly impresses one, and
it is not surprising that he believes
it possible lo conduct a non-partisan government even under present
conditions. Mr. Walter Scott the
chosen leader ol the liberal party,
is by adoption a western man,
entirely familiar with the politics,
of the west, and discusses questions exclusion
and conditions with a   freedom
The business men. of Seattle
have already been affected as the
result ol the boycott placed against
American goods by the Chinese.
In one instance an order for 200,-
000 sacks of Hour placed with .the
Centennial Mill Company was
cancelled as a result of the boycott. The 'Chinese ollicials feel
that the United States have not
lived up to tli'e spirit of the treaty,
I The radical enforcement of..,;l|e
let, it is alleged,., lias
caused the trouble.    The mercli-
take their choice of governments. If
ihe people of the province elect Mr.
Hnultaln's party, instead of Mr,
Sinn's, his triumph will be all tlic
greater, and His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor will be compelled to
call mi the ex-Territorial premier to
form a provincial government for Saskatchewan. At far as we are able
to judge, the matter of principles of
either party are about the same when
ii comes in grubbing office, bill In
this "ca c wc think ihe Lieutenant-
Governor acted right.
There are nine' ways in which
you can hurt your town. The
following are well worthy of the
thoughtful consideration of every
citizen: Oppose improvement,
mistrust your public men, run
down the town in the presence ol
strangers, go to some other town
tti do your trading, refuse lo advertize in your home paper, be careful
to discredit tho motives of our
public spirited men who are working for the interests of the town,
lengthen your face when strangers
speak ,of Inciting here and tell
them it's the worst place on earth.
- -Ex.
completeness,    and    consecutive ants, who are not opposed to the
though only possible to a student keeping out of cheap coolie labor,
ol men.    Walter Scott is a
above the ordinary,  o( prodigious
energy, astead,  constant woil.ei,
a   tactful    man,     considered     a
strategist, by his party,  and capable ol leading them  and  guiding
the affairs of a province.
man ' hold that llie privileged classes in
China should have the sain:: cour*
tesy and lair treatment extended
to them as is given the citizens ol
other nations with which the
government has treaties.   ' ■
A new movement has been
srartcd at Vancouver to make that
city an industrial centre, The
Committee (or the Promotion ol
Trade and Industries, appointed
by the city council, along with
representatives of the business
men, will prepare data respecting
industrial conditions an,I opportunities, the cost ol siies for manufacturing, power, water, etc. False!
creek and the Indian reserve are
referred to as likely sites for the
manufacturers ol the future, Nuw
all this activity is going on right at
our very doors, and yet the public
and business men ol North Vancouver stand idly by witli a policy
of drift. This plai e has as good
locations fm manufacturing Bites
as the Terminal city. It has miles
of waterfront, particularly adapted
for all kinds of works,
while Vancouver does not own
enough to build .1 (, and cannot get it from the C, P. It. who ^^^^
own and control, the whoh ol tic, it is not.likely it will •.select a
the South shore ol Burrard inlet, ""cialiil president,   Other candi-
Itis true that wc have not;. board | d»t0» W1" ''"""'f,irl1'',ls 1''vsill'»t
l.ouhet will.not stand  lor  rc-elec-
The question of the   hour   in
France is who will be President
Louhct's successor.    He has now
nearly reached the end of his term,
1' ,
and there are many wh 1 are exceeding.!)' well satisfied with his
career as president, Under iii-.
regime France has become mpft
prosperous than "1 ver. He also
has done more than anybody .els.
both to convince the Freill h people
that it is possible to have  stability
under a republican form ol government and who has made France
respected in the eyes of the world.
And these people would like to
see Loiibit accept a second term.
Among the possiblv presidential
candidates are Count Boni do
Castellane, who bas'beert cured ol
his royalistic tendencies; but who,
it is alleged, has not V ghost ol a
show for election, and Emile
|otites, the socialist leader who is
strongly opposed by the army, he-
1 tme ol hit. anti-militaristic views.
Although Prance is very soCialis-
As Others See Us.
North Vancouver is across Burrard inh't from'Vancouver. It is
growing very rapidly and is sure
to become a place ol importance.
The first requisite in a live growing
town is.a,li,vi: newspaper. North
Vancouver is fortunate in tlljp respect. The 7VW.(, has received
No. i, Vol. 1, of Tin. liXi'RKSs.
Typographically it is a thing ol
beauty. George Hartley is director-general ol the new venture, and
if the people of North , Vancouver
are an appreciative lot, George
has found his true mission.
—Boundary Creei Times.
First—Old-timer, Add how many
weeks, l'at, did it take you to come
(loin the Old Sod?
Second Old-timer Ocb! begorra,
it tuk ine twenty-wan weeks, and
I wisht tlic uuld ship was in the
hot'toiii ol the say as long as she
lived. . .    „
ol trade, lik. Vani ouvi r. to move
in an important m itter like tins,
but then the lllllllii ip il 1 mini il,
were it cm oui 1 [ed to do so, would,
we believe, l»   plea ted to h nd .1
helping hand. If llie 1 iti tolls' "I
North Vancouver do nol help
themselves they maj n I  ■   11
that (otltsidi rs   wii,   mil   ptl ill  llie
place ahead, but  will  do  ii.
verse and  knock it,    What   must
lie done  now  at all  till) I  1.  to
truthfully t' II ol tho groat advan
tages we have, and  help improve
the same,  help   0111    count il    in
their endeavors to add to the 10111
miiiiity, always welcome stra    1
who speak ol making the  lown
their home, and always ,1"
trading where you live,    01 1 out ic
not  very   much   can   be   tlom
individually but colli duel) a
anything can b Iil| lished     A
good move would ho to tart oui
with a clumber ol commerce,
tion, preferring the   simple  life
rutin 1 than be a target lor assassins.
The late Premier Sir John A
Macdonald, in ik,i". n plying to a
Ii. C. delegation asking lor the
ling the [act 1I1.11 Lieutenant-
I'orgel diil lift call on 1;.
V,   i,  ll mil in, preiliici ol the hue
I'errii        I   form a govt rntnent (or
■ 11   l'i    ■■ 1 Saskatchewan,   the
nil some of the IniU'
pendent 1 ire rai ng'the'ery of
Mi ii Mr Haultain'and
Mi \V dti Scntt, whn gni the call,
in both honorable nun and loyal to
ll without saving, like-
,,' ,   tin   II  ,1   Mr   Forget,    l-'nun' 1'
■ •  '       I |l linl   . I   view  we fail
new LieutcnaiWGdv-
.. .11   could ''very
'    I    I'll''lent   III,111  lie dill.
1 1 he.ul ol the Terrl
I' govrrnnt* nt, publicly rein ed to
,1 , epi the in w mi 1 union as revis-
' I I,, llie 11 'li 1 il parliament, anil
publicly pit 1II In root nut
nl ll, 11 In lily could, one of its
ires- ilu part re-
lil .- '.,     ; II  '        infill     This was
hi* righl ,1 ■ ,1   .:; , 11 and itatcsmaii
lift tl 111  III  I leillill.illl-
Governor Forgei  who ■■■ , .-worn tc
^^^^^ L
'   ...ANNUAL...'
I to 5 P. M.
AT 8 P. M.
AI tbe Pavilion
I     11 '
The Government is evidently up
against serious trouble regarding
the operation of the new act put
through the House last session.
The financial arrangements will
not work, and if they did they
would bring a hornets' nest about
tho ears of the Government.
This has been brought to our
notice by a resolution of last meet-j
ing of the municipal council ol
North Vancouver to have these li-
nancial arrangements considered
and reported by tbe finance committee.
(1) After the 1st of January the
Government has only a provision
ol S40 a month (or each teacher's
salary, and nothing whatever foi
general expenses, it being understood that the additional hinds
will be, provided in each locality
for the balance of teachers' salaries
lor these expenses.
(si The new act does not come
in force, and cannot be operated
to any extent till the istol January.
13) Alter that time school
trustees will make up their estimates of what they will require.
The estimates they give the local
assessors, and they give them also
a list ol all who should be
assessed to pay, either in respect
to real property, personal property
lor personal income.
(j i'TIic' assessor has then to
make up an assessment roll ol the
value of the real estate, personal property, or income, and
issue the usuai assessment notices.
A court of revision must thereafter
be held by the council to hear
appeals and.give decisions.
1 j) Theiiiunicipal collector then
makes out a special collector's roll,
and issues collector's notices, all
independent of bis ordinary work,
and over a month must 1 lapse alter
then before lie will receive any
id| All this must necessarily take
till the close ol the school
holidays Inline any hinds
are available from this local source
for tin* general expenses of. the
school, and (or maintaining the
teachers' salaries. Who is to pay
these expenses and salaries in the
(;.! All this procedure, at a coat,
as regards their school district,
which cannot will be less than Irom
jit jo to $100, must lie incurred to
collect a fund of about Jtjoo (or
school purposes, and this must be
levied on ever) working man's income and on his personal property
—over anil above bis three-dollar
revenue tax—as well as on all the
eal estate in thuicho d district.
163 Cordova Street.
The   North Vancouver Specialist
It is now computed that it could all
nc done by private offices on contract
for $i,coo,ooo a year. Score again
for the fetich of public operation.
The things that come to the man
who wails arc generally the cast-offs
of Homebody else.—Modern Housekeeping.
I have heard a Rood man say that
a curse was like a Stone flung up to
the heavens, and most like to return
on the head that sent it.—Scott.
The man who has learned the priceless habit of never slighting his work,
of always doing to a finish whatever
he undertakes, has a perpetual tonic.
-0. S. Marden.
Aim at excellence, and excellence
will be attained. This is the great
secret of effort and eminence. "I cannot do it," never accomplished any-
thing; "I will try,"*has wrought won-
«lers.—Joel Ilawcs.
on 14th St., near Lonsdale Avenue.
Water Connections. A Good Buy
$1000.00 ON EASY TERMS
How arc the mighty fallen! Samuel trice, a hero of llie Afghan war
In 1N771 was sentenced the other day
twelve year- in a Western Anieri-
con prison for burglary. Grlcc won
the Victoria Cro»s lor bravery, when,
ill a fierce light Willi Ihe Afghans,
Lord Roberts wa> thrown from his
jinrse. liricc ran boo yards through
the rain oi bullets, reicued Lord Rob<
eils, and returned When later III
the day volunteers were culled fur,
to go hack and spike the guns, Gricc
alone responded, and did the dangerous work successfully.
Uncle Sam's public printing, done
by government ownership and nper-
alion, cost* about $;.ooo,ouo a year,
plus interest on capital invested, etc.
Is a gloriovs summer hirer-'
age—quenching and satisfying; Remember there's wo
other "just as good"—insist
,on gelling Rainier : : : : :
Pacific Bottling Worfa
Favorite Tooth Powder
Cleanses and Beautifies the Teeth.
Imparts niee odor to Breath.
Put tip 11111/ mid 011/1/ nl
CulnlogucH mi  application
to the'Secretary, or at
112 Hasting St. (Wert-
ci'm    Corporation),
Municipal   Hull
and   nil  local
istores, North
For Real Estate
Call and tec
Lonsdale Avenue.
He to right on the pound and
miikc-i, a ipeelaKy of North
Vancouver properties,
|i>r sniiie nl Ih,, Until business
property in the Townilte, alio
residence property nnd ICrMgl
iii till parti ol the suburbs.
Null is the lime In buy nnd
is the man to buy Irom,
McDowell's Drag Store
North Vancouver.
Western Corporation, Ltd.
Accountings, Auditors,
leal Estate Agents.
Plumbing and tinsmith-
Lumber and all kinds of Butldiof Material.
Lands Cleared and lulldlnj» freeled.
Contractors and Valuatars.
412 Hasting* Street West, Vancouver, 5.C.
and tbe
for $ 1.50 a year. I)
This windy, bright Suptmnlicr afternoon
My heurt is wide awake, yet lull ol
The air, nlive with hushod confinion,
teams with scent of grain-field),
and ii mystic rune,
Foreboding of tho fall of Suramor Boon,
Keeps Bwulling and subsiding:  till
them moths
O'er all tho world of valleys, hllll, mid
•trea ma,
Only the wind's inexplicable tune.
My heart is full of dreams, vat wide
I lie and watch the topmost tossing
(Jltsll idmi, pain against the vaulted
But oven now tome yellowing branches
Homo hue of doath tho living green
eudowa :—
II boauty Uies, fain would I vanish
— G, D. ROUHI.
Detailed accounts of the destruction and suffering caused by the
great earthquake shocks which
visited the Kangra Valley, jn India,
last April, are just reaching the
Western world. The Empress, an
illustrated monthly published in
English in Calcutta, contains a
series ol studies of the earthquake
and its effects, with a recital of
some thrilling personal experiences
and reproduction of actual photographs. The manager of very large
tea estates near Palaniponr gives
his impressions and experiences
as follows.
"On the morning ol the 4th of
April, at about f> a. 111., we were
disturbed in our sleep by a slight
earthquake, quickly followed by a
severe one, and lastly by the worst
shock of all, which appeared to
. conic Irom the northeast and having a midden circular action travelling tow aids the west. The lirst
one I tool; un notice of, thinking
it was one ol the many sligh
shoiks oil and on experienced up
here. When tint second shock
came, I sat up in bed and railed
out to my wife to coin*' to the
Window.    I   bad  hardly done   so
■ . when I S'jw the highest wall ol our
bedroom fall in like a torrent on
my poor sleeping child; then all
' became dark   with   fearful   dust
' from the falling walls.    I felt suffocated,  and   pushed   my   hand
■'' through the panes of glass in the
window into which  I had crept;
bad I not done so I should have
been killed by the wall that fell in
,.".'    ton the head of my bed.    I shall
' < :'!'" never forget those few moments
' ;     that   appeared   like    years—the
' 'nuise of the (ailing masonaiy,
smashing of beams, planks, and
slates. I bad fully made up my
mind that wc should all perish.
Whirl the shock was over I opened
the window and dropped into the
lower veranda, rushed out, and
cried out (or help. No one .could
be seen—all bad lied lo the villages
to help their (riends and relations.
A fearful sight presented itself to
:. myeyea. All our houses (with the
exception ol the malt's hut) were
levelled to the ground, including a
magnificent factorylinilt ofoutstone
which my poor old -father had
lately built. All was still as death
save lor the wailing of a man who
afterwards turned out to be my
■' head clerk. After a few minutes
had elapsed I succeeded in getting
a lew of niy household servants to-
• gether and dug with bare lingers
among limestone and plaster for>
my only child. We had to make
a coffin out of planks taken from
the debris, bury her without ceremony in a quiet sequestered spot on
the tea estate. To look around
the valley, nothing but desolation
niicts the eye. the once pretty
little villiagcs with their
bluish-white walls and slated rools
mixed here and there with
thatched buildings, all levelled to the ground.   Wc have
District of
To enable the Corporation of the
District of North Vancouver to
raise by way of a Loan the sum
of Thirteen Thousand Dollars
($13000.00) for the purpose of
purchasing or expropriating the
lands after specified for Road
WHEREAS a Petition signed
by the owners of more' than one
half the value ol the land in the,
said District, has been presented to
the Council of the said District,
requesting them to introduce a J!v-
Law to authorize them to borrow
the sum of Thirteen Thousand
Dollars ($13,000), to be used for
the purchasing or expropriating the
properties known as Lot A, in District Lot 274, opposite South end
ol St. George's Road; Lot iA, of
Block 173, and Lot iA, ol Block
171, both in District Lot 274, and
a piece of land 80 feet wide, opposite Chesterfield Avenue, and extending from the Esplanade to the
Foreshore line or Water Front in
District Lot 271, all in Ihe District
of North Vancouver; said lands to
lie opened up, held and used as
public thoroughfares and to give
access to the water front.
WHEREAS, the owners of the
said lauds have agreed to accept
Debenture Bonds (or the said sum
of $13,000 at par in payment (or
said Lands.
WHEREAS, it will be necessary
to raise annually by special rate
the sum of $736.00 for the term of
Fifty years for the re-payment of
the'said Loan and interest, thereon
as hereinafter mentioned,
WHEREAS, the value of the
whole'rateable property of the said
District, according to the last revised Assessment Roll, amounts to
WHEREAS, to provide (or the
interests and the creation
of a sinking fund (or the
paying of said principal sum of S13,-
oeo, it will be necessary to lew a
special annua', rate of two-thirds
of one mill on the dollar on the
present valuation.
THEREFORE, tlic Reeve and
Council of tile Corporation ol the
District ol Nortli Vancouver in
Council assembled (with the assent ol the electors ol the said
District duly obtained), enact as
1. It shall be lawful for the
Keeve o( the said Corporation and
the Clerk of the Council, for the
purpose aforesaid, to borrow 01
raise by way of' a loan from any
person or persons, body or bodies
corporate, who may be willing to
advance the same upon the credit
ol the Debentures hereinafter
mentioned, ol the Corporation, a
sum o( money not exceeding in the
whole the sum of Thirteen Thousand Dollars, ($13,000), and to
cause the same to be placed in the
Bank of British North America to
the credit of the Corporation for
llie purpose above recited: or to deliver the said Debentures or any of
them to the Vendors or present
owners of said Lands in payment
(ol said Lands or any part thereof.
2. Debenture Bonds of the Corporation to the the amount of
$13,000 in the whole, may be issued
by the said Reeve and Clerk in
terms of the Municipal Clauses
Act, in sums as may be required,
but not less than $1,000 each. Each
of the said Debentures shall
be signed by the said Keeve and
Clerk, and the Clerk shall attach
thereunto the Corporate Seal ol the
said Corporation.
3. The Debenture  Bonds shall
bear interest at a rate not exceed
] ing live per cent per annum, pay-
: able half yearly, on the first day of
April and the first day of October
in each and every year during the
currency of the said Debentures
or any of them. There shall be
attached to the Debenture Bonds
Coupons signed by the Reeve, and
for each and every payment of interest that may become due, and
such signature may be either written, stamped, printed or lithographed.
4. The said Debenture Bonds,
as to principal ar.d interest, shall
be'payable at the Municipal Hall,
North Vancouver, B. C, and the
said principal sum shall be made
payable by the Corporation at a
date not later than fifty years from
the First Day of October, 11)05.
5. There shall be raised and
levied annually, by a special rate
on all rateable property in the said
District, the sum of $86.00 for the
plirpose of forming a sinking
(mid for the payment of the
said Debentures, and the sum
$650.00 for the payment of the
interest at the rate aforesaid, to become due on such Debentures during the currency thereof, being an
equal annual special rate of Two-
thirds of a mill on the dollar of the
present valuation; or such further
or other rate as shall be sufficient
for the said purpose, and that in
addition to all rates to be levied
and collected in "the said District
during the whole currency of the
said Debentures or any of them.
6. The Council may at any time
purchase any of the Debentures
issued under this By-Law, provided
they pay, in addition to their par
value, a premium or bonus of live
per cent, on such value, or such
less sum as may be agreed on with
the holders thereof, and all such
Debentures so purchased shall be
forthwith cancelled and destroyed
and no re-issue of Debentures shall
be made in consequence of such
7. This By-Law shall come into
effect on the First day of October,
1905. .     _
8. This By-Law may be cited
for all purposes as " The North
Vancouver Street Ends Loan By-
Law,  1905."
Passed by the Council on the
Sixth day of September, A. D.
Received tlie assent nf the electors at an election for the purpose
on       day of , A. D. 1905.
Reconsidered and finally adopted
liv  tlij| Council,   signed   by   the
Keeve and Clerk, and  sealed  with
ihe Corporate Seal, all on the
day ol , A. D. 1905.    .   ,
TAKE NOTICE that the above
is a true copy of the proposed By-
Law upon which the vote ol the
Municipality will be taken within
the Municipal Hall, North Vancouver, on Wednesday, the 20th
day of September, 1905, between
the hours ol 8 o'clock a. 111. and 4
o'clock p. 111.
C. M. C. and Retiming Officer.
given that the vote of the electors
of the District of Nortli Vancouver
will be taken on the Nortli Vancouver Street Ends Loan By-
Law, on Wednesday, the 20th Day
of September, 1905, between th e
hours of 8 o'clock a. m. and 4
o'clock p. m., and that within the
Municipal Hall, North Vancouver,
and that Alexander Philip, Nortli
Vancouver, has been appointed
Returning Officer to take the vote
of such electors with the usual
powers in that bcliall.
By order of the Council,
C. M.C.
North Vancouver
Ferry and Power
Fine steamers St. George, Surrey and
Nortli Vancouver available for excursions ai moderate rates.
Sunday afternoon, 8 too.
Admission free.
SSV'St. George"
Commencing AugllHt IM, IW.
6.IK) liullj'.fv Kuli.liivj, Nurlli
Vntieutiver only.
7.O1 Dally, «x Hundayi., Norlh
Vancouver only.
H.O) Dully, N. Viiiictilvir ant]
Lonsdale IjHrtlanti.
9.10..Dally, Nurlli Vin uvi>r
10.1(1. Dully, North Vancouver
11.111 Dally, North Vancouvar.
N. V„ L. 0.
a.m.    a tn.
.   6.W....
8 90..
9 M..
p ui.
i'J.lS   Bntnrufly, Sunday anil....
holidays-only.Norlli Vancouver and I,, louden*.
1.15  Dailv, N. \aiieouvoronly..  1.10 ...
'.' Id..Daily, INT; Vancouver and..   2.111....   215
I.iiliv'ak llneli'li..
31;',, .Dailv, N. Vancouver only .  310....
4,15   Dally, N.Vanoouvcroiny..  4,40....  441
515..Dully, North Vancouver..    5.111...
11.15   Dally, North Vancouver..  6.40....  6.45
and l.iinstliiifdnrilen,.
7.15.. Dailv, N. Vancouver only.. 740....
» 15..Dally. Nnril, Vancouver...  840 8.46
anil I.iiiimIuIc. Gardens.
0.15 Daily, n, Vancouver only .. fl.40.... Dailv,X Vaucoumronly..'10.40.:.'.
11.15..Dally, Bxcept Sundays 11.40...,
'W.:w on Suiidiiyj     110.85 l.m onSuniUyl,
Note.—All the steamers call nt Lonsdale Gardens on Battirdayi, except ii.ou,
7.00,11.10 mid 11.10 a.m. ,'l. I.i, 3.16,5.15,
7.15, S.15, 9,15,10.15,11.16 p.m.; and on
Sundays', all except tho 9.10 and 11,10 a.
in., and 7.15, 8.15,8.15,10.15
Sailings to and from Moodvvillo are
in course of arrangement. i''cr hand
concerts and special occasions halMionr-
ly stiilliiite will ho arranged sis required.
To Brockton Point for lacrosse matelies,
ate.', sailings as advertised in the daily
papers. This Time Tahlo may be
altered without notice. Do not fail to
visit Lonsdale Gardens, Nortli Vancouver, the favorite picnic resort.
Secretary- Manager.
Tender* Wanted
1 AND 2
M   I
H    K
Willi*!  Mrllll
render! arc lurllod lor lotl 1 and 2, ai
lliown lu aliova dlaf rain. Thert ara n.i more
demahle loll lor rcilik-nllal jiuriHiici In North
Vaneottvir. Kach lot eonlaini exactly ona
aero, The tieate.i eorner la only 264 Itel Irom
the comer of Lousdale arenue and 19th street,
to vlilcli point Ihe (rain ears ala lo run.
I'imsu Kiec price per acre which you will pay
and leruis desired. I reserve the right to
reject tiny or all lendeis.   Addroi,
I. K. 11., I'osl Hill, e hoi 76,
Vmii'iiiimr, II C
Use your Rifts faithfully, and ihey
shall he enlarged;, practice what you
know, and yon shall attain a higher
knowledge.—Thomas Arnold.
Phone BI4IS
Emil Guenther
1015 Haro street,
Vancouver, 6. C.
piper e* CO.
Real Estate, Mining;, Insurance,
Loans, Farms, Etc.,
Timber Limits.
Propcaty for sale all over the City
Suburbs and North Vancouver.
Office: 404 Granville St.
Vancouver, B. C.
been ruined; lost tens of thousand?
of rupees. As for our loss > In
machinery, it is unknown, being
all buried beneath the ruins. And
this is not all. Wc arc afraid we
shall lose thousands yet, owing to
our terror-stricken workmen and
coolies, who believe that this picturesque valley is to be totally destroyed. They have made little
thatch sheds for their families and
cattle, and pass the day in sorrow
and fear, refusing to return to work
or even work at their own fields.
A great many families have been
,*a/iped out.
('On the night of the 3rd of April,
about two thousand victims arrived
in the small town of llhowan,
which is about three miles from
Kargi.i town; to worship at the
temple.   On the morning of the
itll, at 6 o'clock, a rumbling noise
was heard, and before the people
could realize what it was, they felt
the terrible shock, and within four
seconds the whole town was destroyed. The shock lasted three
miniitc.i, but all the damage was
done in the firsf few seconds.
About two thousand people were
buried beneath the ruins of the
temple, and under the adjacent
buildings. The Guru, or High
Priest of thcTcmplc, was dug out
of the ruins and buried near the
site of the Toshakhana, adjoining
the temple."
No endeavor is in vainj
Its reward is in the doing,
And the rapture of pursuing
Is the prize the vanqulah'd gain.
notice is Hereby given
™ that the above named Company
has this day filed in the Land
Registry Office, in tlic City of
Vancouver, a plan, profile and
liook of reference for that section
of its railway from Station 1,058.-
no, being a point in Lot 775, in
the Municipality of North Vancouver, through the said Municipality to Station 1,671.10, being
a point on the cast shore of Howe
Dated at Vancouver, B. C, .thin
lath day of September, 1905.
James Jkffrbv, Secretary.
District of
The Council Invites applications for
the position of Assessor of tho district,
to he in at the Municipal Hall by tho
20th inst. Fee, f 176.00. Kor further
particulars apply at the Municipal ntlice
District of
The Council invites Tenders for the
following work, vis.
For clearing and grubbing First street
and parts of I'llesterlicld avcntio.Seventh
street and Fifteenth street, conform to
specification!*, to behad at the Municipal
Tenders to Iw deposited at tho Muni,
eipal Hall not Inter than I'Oth Septem
her current, at 7.30 p.m.
Erotnptly obUmM) OR HO tit Tffcl* Marki,
irwIn, (ViiirirfiiU and Lahtll ' rfilitartd,
H'ln'l mnrj«l, or j'. t.s. for frfo report
oh fntonUhllJir. All LuiIumi « i.CJ-ntnl.
HARD-BOOK Fill. KirlilMmrjItilai. Tolll
H .* I" 'll't-ln ino Ml iv. nu, W'mi Irmotlom
Will IV. Ho* to tin h I'utBir, i«| l»ir.i Ull
mwhinlotl mnnmenu, ml <•■ nuluiJCQ olhir
lubjMttoflmporUtietto Imiatori.     Addrut,
H. B. WILLSON & CO. '	
73! F Sim! North.
iiilioii, $1.
Merchant Tailors, late of Victoria
For the present.   Large New Stock of choice Summer and Fall Suitings.   Latest Styles.    Fit Guaranteed.
100 Hastings Street West, Corner Abbott.
Lots Sell at from $75M to $150,00 on terms.
This is a good buy, The site cannot be excelled in the
Municipality, a full view, not only ol the Municipality itself, hut the whole of the Inlet and Euglish bay can be
viewed from this point.   Apply to
T. 8, NYE, Queens & Lonsdale
Dominion  Exhibition
September il to October 1,190S
Under the Auspices of the Koyal Agricultural and Industrial Society
New Westminster, B. C.
Stupendous and comprehensive array of Exhibit* representing
the resources ol all Canada.
$100,000 mst
Enlarged Grounds, New Handsome and Spacious Buildings
Horse Racing, Broncho "busting," Military Parades and Exercises
ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and other (anions bands.
GRAND WATER CARNIVAL-Parade ol Fraser River Fishing
Fleet, Patrol Boats, II.M. Warships, Indian War Canoes, etc,
For all information write W. H. KEARY, Secretary and manager.
New Westminster, 13. C.
===== BROKERS =
"Do You Want a Home?"
We have some ol the Choicest
Lots which we offer at very low
prices.    Come and be convinced
130 Cordova St.
The dfil Ibnierfaf utork dime at the
Pioneer Barber Shop
Ojppoiltl  Hotel North  I'ttitruui'rr.
Corner Firit anil l.,nitilil,i,
North Vancouver
Dcaduri U
taenl RaNvarf, (tils, Paints, Elf.
TiiBrrs mid Planibfrs.
AjrnH lor
Ubitiipi's ttfll known diaiifi'llnr
Slrrl Ranges.
W« mil ami ilcliver giwilii chea|>er
than Vancouver firiiii nn.
Note—Our ei|>rrai wagon ruecta the
liUO and 5:30 |i.m. bntli*.
Alexander Urqliuart, ol Victoria,
was in town on Saturday.
Arthur McDonald, late of Portage la Prairie, paid the Twin City
a visit Friday.
Mr. McDowell the druggist has
received a large consignment ol
candies and drugs.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Pound, ar.,
oi Hamilton street, Vancouver,
paid the town a visit on Monday.
A large wild cat was shot near
the end ol Lonsdale street, last
week by Mr. Arthur. The beast's
skin measured over six feet in
The "long felt want" has been
tilled, the temporary sidewalk on
First street being now an accomplished (act.
Rev. and Mrs. J. I). Ci ill a m will
be at home to the congregation and
friends on Thursday and Friday ol
this week.
Mrs. A. Hatzlilil, mother »l
Mrs. Bell, Jim., left on Tuesday
lor Germany by way ol the United
States via the Sound cities.
The Steamer St. George will not
be on the run from 6 p.  in.  on
Monday, the iHth inst., till (i a. in.
VANCOU V; ER Th«"*tyi 'he aoth inst.   She wil
be overhauled.
E.A. I'lii'teiiiii'M, Manager.
» . , r-
311) CiDibio St., Vancouver, it.C.
P.O. Box 708 PImmM?
Driller of
Oil, Gas and Artesian Water
Kiuin I tn li Inches in 'Haunter.   All
work guaranteed.
3it OranVllle Bt., Vaaeouver, R.C,
M. A. Russell
The Lb-to-date Grocer
Complete lincdl
Groceries, Tobaccos
1st. »va., fait lanadalc Ave.,
North Vancouver
Manufacturing Jeweler,
Diamond Sitter and Engrave)
Alidall, Ludgt JnttU and
Emblem! Mad' in Order,
ftwWlif riant vlth friirufy
*((/ iti'lfKllcA.
fl! Mb M, W.,TuMnr,ll
P " /.'■  IM
North \ ancouver is strictly n
good neighborhood. The constable says that there is absolutely
nothing doing in his line.
The (erries done a rushing business last Sunday, there being over
i persons who arrived to see
(the man "walk the water" and
also the man go up in a balloon.
M. A. lv'ussell, the Fust street
grocer, who has been Buffering with
rheumatics (or the past eight
months, is now improving and abb
to gel around and transact business.
The yachting party comprising
Mr. and Mrs. Sam.Scott, Al. Spiers,
Mrs. A. Smith, K. Wilson, and
others, who picnicked for the past
three weeks hereabouts, left per
their boat Dolphin on Sunday.
They entertained a large number
ol friends, including Major Blossom, Ceo. Dyke, Capt. and Mrs.
(loss, and others.
Mrs. tirassie, ol Portage la
Prairie, who has been visiting her
many friends hereabouts and her
sons Walter and George, the
jewellers, and Charles of the
World, leaves lor her prairie home
on Sunday, accompanied on the
trip by Mrs. McCallunii of Surrey.
The latter with her son Daniel, are
going on a prolonged visit tu their
old home in Ontario, in Middlesex County, near London,
after being absent for
about twenty years. Mrs. (Irassie
also spent a day in North Van
couver visiting Iriends. She thinks
that ilu. is a line place.
Mr.   Pur,   custodian   ol the
Whltl, aflci being laid up  lor the
past three weeks, lias resumed his
dllliel.    He  was attended   tu In
Dr. Dm i, ul North Vaniinner, and
The Proposition of tbe Day
on the Northwest Pacific
Transformation Scenes
Just Be^un.
1,000 Acres of Primeval Forest to be Swcbt
Away Rt) Gigantic Steam Engines.
The Vancouver, Westminster it Yukon Railway, sanctioned by the Dominion Authorities to connect land and
ocean highways, and make the Nortli shore a shipping
The B. 0. Electric Railway Co., to supply street cars,
light and power.
Prosperity bathes the town like sunlight—Progress
continuous. Watch North Vancouver's advance. It will
be the kinetiscope of the Coast.
Official Agents for all the original townsite lands.
(1,(XK) acres still left.)
Nation, McFarland & Mahon
541 Hastings Steet, Vancouver, B.C.
Dr. Poole, of Vancouver. Mr.
Pier was at the city hospital for
three days and at the St. Paul's
for seven. He speaks very highly
of the treatment accorded him at
St. Paul's, and also of his physicians. After becoming convala-
scent he spent a week at Port
Haney on ihe banks of the Fraser.
Everybody is pleased to see Pier
at the pier, lor he is the pear ol
good fellows,
St. Andrew's Presbyterian
church, Sixth street, Nortli Vancouver; Rev. J. D. Gilluin, M.- A.
Eleven a. 111.— The Parables ol
Jesus—Ten Talents; 7:30 p. .111.—
The Aim of Life. Sunday school
at p. tn. and prayer meeting
Wednesday evening at 8 u' clock.
Strangers are cordially welcomed.
Rev. J. C. Murphy, ol California
presbytery, has rented the church
t Labor Hall, near the post office,
and will conduct a series ol revival
services, commencing Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock. Also at 3
p. in. and at 7:30 p. m. o'clock.
These services will be continued
during the week every night at 7.30
Evangelist Murphy is a strong
preacher, and a wonderlul clear
speaker. He comes well recommended for success in many places
in Canada and the United States.
All ministers are cordially invited
to help this work, with a view of
having a general revival here.
Voung peoples' societies are invited to help the singing, and by
prayer and testimony,
Yours for the committee,
Rev, S. A. Tkmh.eion.
Rev. J. I). Gillani, M. A., who
has been in charge as a home
missionary here since October last,
has received a very hearty call
from the congregation to become
its pastor. He has accepted it,
and the pres.iytery will meet in
the church on the evening of the
25th inst., Monday week, to in
duct him. In the unavoiilabh
absence of the moderator of till
presbytery, Rev. J.. M. MeLeod
will preside. Rev. M. Macaulaj
of Ladner, will preach, Rev. R. J
Wilson, Vancouver, will address
the uewh inducted pastor, and
Rev. Dr. Eraser will address th
The event will be one of great
interest to all, and there is certain
to be a large attendance. ■
A cart and horse, belonging
to the miinicibality met
with an accident on Lonsdale
avenue, near the municipal hall,
this afternoon. The cart, whicl
was heavily loaded, was turned
completely upside down. For
innately, nn damage was done, tilt
driver, Mr. Wakenlicld, *not being
on the rig.
District of
Tbe Council Invitee Tendon fur clear,
ing ami grubbing St, Andrew's Itoml,
lull width of HO feet, from Kim street,
nortli, to fourth street.
Tenders lo be in at the .Municipal
Hall, bv 7:30 p. 111.. un Wetlut'tilav, the
L'Otli September, 1008.
0. M. C
Support   the   town and  subscribe
for in paper, The Express.
Subscription, $1 a year.
call on W.P.Hogg
BST Sec Me Before Buying.
Wines, Spirits, Liquors & Cigars
0. I)nx 102  Te
-Vakcouu..a, B. C.
At The Express j
The Old "Cos."
J. I. WIT, ft*
Gun repairing, band made
springs, brazing, brims ami
cupper work mid all kinds
ol light repairing, re-boring
a s|Hciiil'v. All work guar*
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Hand Loaded Shells to Order
Fishing Tackie and Cutle
IV. 8. FOOSHEK, 201 nlovaW
Vancouver, B.C.
Kbward Fil.CH.
Royal City Hotel
mm k sum, top,
Cbulccit lifiudi ul WiiiM. l.ii|Uiit. and
Ci|tn   lUtti, 11 |*r ilny.
aW   ETtrvtlihif uptoiUlt, tin 1
mi'iUUrii, i.iui ui'oui mod niton lor nil
■4UM »•
Manufacturing Jeweler I Engraver
P.0.B0.JJS.     lURMtUllSbNtWut.
SIlSrHlnTllRIMi IN 11.1 ITS HKISI'llll.
Iptolftl .ll.llion fIm I. lilt M>kiD| ll..( •!
JcrlM, .ml l;.],»lliiit of ftll ,l*»rriplli,i„.
iwieli ltiii« tint l'< lull..1 MtcNalci. 0..
li| 11 m<l Y.inn.If I' 1111 Appllitftllan.
mak oaetas shim nomi aw cumin
Ilijiic>t prlct iltn* ,1111 .im iini.i ahd tillm
1*1 mi-iivi rutsrauiKAiiinsiwi.
1.0.IKI J|.|,ci,, M'llftll, I'll.nn.   Hi., ft Sp#
An Ideal
Summer Resort
Where Mountain and Seashore Meet.
Splendidly situated, overlooking Burrard Inht,
with the City of Vancnucer fifteen minutes away
by Jerry.. The hotel embodies ecery convenience
with livery in connection,     Rates $2 per day.
Hotel North Vancouver
P. Larson, Proprietor.
High-Class Ladies' and Men's Tailors
100 Hastings St. [est, corner Columbia Ave.
We Make the Finest Clothes in the City ul the
Lowest Prices.
Wc handle, nothing but good goods, and we
are ready lo compare prices with any grocer.
Why pay 25c. for Chloride ol Lime when you can buy
it here for 15c. per tin.
Koyal Crown Soap, 6 Bars lor 23c.
Hazel Oil Toilet Soap, per box, (3 pes.) 10c.
Tomatoes, 2 tins (or 25c ,
Something new and delicious for lunch or picnics,
Libbey's Melrose Pate, 2 tins for 25c.
j. a. McMillan
Corner Lonsdale and Esplanade


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