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VOLUME I.
NORTH VANCOUVER, B. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1905.
NUMBER !).
lit
SOMETHING    DEFINITE
WANTED.
Street-Ends To lie Utilized
for Iii'vctuie Purposes—
Street Lighting—Muni-
oipial Clauses Act
Amondmont—Other Important Business.
The municipal council met in
rcf-iilur session on Wednesday
evening, Reeve Kealv presiding,
and present Councillors Hell, Morden and May. Councillor Allen
was absent.
The council dealt with :i long
list of communications, and also
wrestled with the problem ol in-
Btalling a telephone exchange, and
utilizing street ends for revenue
purposes. Both questions however, were dropped at the progress
stage.
Dominion Government be withdrawn, provided Mr. Hamersley
undertakes to convey to the municipality free of cost the foreshore
in front of lot IA, block 171, as
granted by the Dominion Government.
Following communications were
received and disposed of:
John Grant et al petitioned for
a sidewalk on Fourteenth street.
from Lonsdale avenue, running
v.'est to Million avenue, referred to
Board of Works.
Annie Leg-CrOWSton, petitioned
(01 a board walk on Seventeenth
street, from Lonsdale to Chesterfield avenues. Referred to Board
of Works.
From M. A. Russell et al. members ol St. John's church congre-
g.tiion petitioned the council to
open up Seventh street, west Irom
Lonsdale avenue to St. John's
church.
Keeve Kealy said that this
was a bin petition. There was
a large and gftnving demand for
sidewalks ami roads in localities
|i that really needed them more than
the one asked lor. There was
already a four-foot plank walk on
Thirteenth street and also a similar one on Chesterfield avenue.
Surely this would accomodate the
members of St John's church for
the present.
Councillor Mordcn said that this
church had been striving for years,
It was not exactly a matter of great
cost, but a necessity.
On motion tin petition was referred to the Board of works.
Dr. Harold Dyer, municipal
health officer, wrote pointing out
that Lonsdale was unchanged since
last report and the condition was
unsanitary. He would be glad lo
meet the Health Committee, and
see what could be done to improve
the present state of affairs.
Councillor Mordcn said that
lumber bail been ordered to build
the drain at the loot of Lonsdale
avenue.
It was moved by Councillor
Bell that the Health Committee,
acting under the instructions of
the Health Oflicer, call upon the
offenders to abate the nuisance
U. K. Houlgate, manager Yorkshire Guarantee Company, wrote
on behalf ol Mr. W. A. Bauer, who
has purchased 15ft acres of district
ot 273, asking whether the council
will meet him in any way in the
expense of grading streets through
the said lot in the event of his put-
ing the property into the niunici
pality.
It was resolved that the council
could not act till tbe lot was made
a part of the municipality, as it is
at present in the old townsite of
Moodyville.
The North Vancouver Land and
Improvement Company wrote stating that it bad originally intended
applying for the foreshore property
in front of Chesterfield avenue, but
on reconsideration it revised its
plans. The company has no grant
or quit claim from the Dominion
Government for the foreshore
Immediately subtending Chesterfield avenue produced high water.
There was some discussiou 011
this letter which elicited the fact
that no promise bad been made b)
the company to give the end ol
Chesterfield avenue without cost to
the municipality.
On motion of councillors Morden
and May, it was resolved that the
council had no objection to tin
company applying for same, pro.
vitled it incurred the expense.
A. St. G. Hamersley wrote re his
application tor certain foreshore
ri^* hts acquired in lot A, block 171,
and enclosing copy of a letter from
the Department of Marine and
Fisheries.
Councillor Hell moved that tin
deed til Street ends be submitted
to tin: Council' solicitor, and tin
transaction closed as desiredr
Carried.
It was also n        I tli ii   the
Council's     nl';    tioi      1        Mi
Haiiitit.l> y's   nppl 1 ,1'.. ill    ti)    till
facturers are exceedingly busy at
the present time, they may not be
able to get their supplies as promptly as tbey would like. In addition
to this they find it difficult to get
experienced telephone men. Some
oi the poles were now on the
ground, and promised to place
their orders  immediately (or all
Itelial.
Councillor Morden thought that
there should be a time limit.
Reeve Kealy said they can't be
oing on like this.
Councillors Bell—Let us have
something definite.
Councillor May suggested that
the council write for something
more definite, even though it may
be ten years.
The matter was finally lelt in the
hands of Councillors Morden and
Bell, to interview the Telephone
Company, with power to act.
Constable D. H. Dick reported
that Mr P. Larson had placed his
chemical engine at the disposal
of the volunteer lire brigade. It
would, however, be necessary to
secure soda and acid for recharg-
iug. Au alarm bell and other details were also wanted. Referred
tu the Water Committee,
Councillor Bell reported that
money was needed to extend the
waterworks.
It was resolved to leave this
question to a special meeting ul
the council next Wednesday evening.
1 FI DI
YOUNG MAN'S ILLNESS
THE CAUSE
HOTEL NORTH VANCOUVKR
Alfred Sherwood wrote that be
has been greatly inconvenienced
by the overflow ol water into bis
lots from the Grouse mountain
trail. The lots were 5, y, 10, 11,
ta, block 28,, district lot 546.
Referred to Board of Woilrs.
T. Larson, petitioning the council to open up Mabon avenue, {join
the bridge at Nineteenth street to
the Keith road, or at least repair
the present trail, so as lo make ii
passable for a team and wagon and
open it across fron Thirteenth
street to the Keith road. Referred
to Hoard of Works.
Dalton & Eveleigb, architects
acknoledged receipt ol grade plan
on Lonsdale avenue between
Seventh   street   and   Esplanade.
tied.
W. Ii. Wilson, auditor, certified
that the books for the municipality
for period ending September 30,
tgoj, correct.    Filed.
W. S. Gore, deputy commissioner of lands and works,
stating that blocks 1,363 and 1,413
affecting the municipal water supply, will not be aleniated. Referred to the water committee.
Davis, Marshall & McNeill, re
gazetting Keith road, wrote asking
for date and the form of the resolution or by-law. The clerk was
instructed to reply giving required
information.
Riissill & Russell, re Otto
Semisb's lot jyfi, asked to have the
lis pendens removed as soon as
possible so that they can get Mr,
Gallagher's title registered. Reeve
and Clerk to act.
II. W. Kent, manager of the B.
C. Telephone Company, wrote lhat
they would be glad to install a telephone exchange in North Vancouver, according to terms quoted in
the resolution of the last council
meeting, promising certain exemptions, but they could not for many
reasons bind themselves to com
pleto lb" installation of the plant
by an) Stated tlate. As all cal
1,. '   v.': 1 board  m in 11
Reeve Ke.ily pointed out that
the terry wharl was in a dangerous
condition lor want 01 proper light.
He thought the council had a right
*o call ou the Kerry Company tu
light the wharf.
On motion of Councillors May
and Bell it was resolved that the
attention of the Ferry Company be
directed to the necessity for the
belter lighting of the North Vancouver wliarl in order to prevent
the risk ol danger to life and pro
perly during the coming winter.
The Finance Committee reported
in connection with the street-ends
that as soon as transfer to ih
council is completed, steps should
be taken to utilize them for revenue
purposes.
Councillor Hell said he bad been
informed that certain parties would
rent the street-ends, and in this
way tbey could pay the interest
and sinking fund on the street-end:
loan.
Councillor Morden said the ques
tion was what could the council do
before the street-ends were opened.
Referred to the Finance Committee.
It was decided that the present
tool shed be used for the hose reel
and the place under the sleps be
used lor the tools.
Resolved, that the survey 0:
lands affecting water shed be proceeded with, ami roads equal t>>
five per cent, "i the area be plotted
out as directed by the council.
The question ol amendments to
the municipal clauses act was taken
up and it was resolved that Immediate attention should be given to
this matter by a special meeting ol
the council, iu order to draft a bill
for submission at the next meeting
of the legislature.
ft was decided that 15 lamps
should be provided for strci t li';lit
ing purposes and placed by tbe
Board of Works, including two Im
the ferry wharf.
It was resolved to call for ten-
ders to open up Bnwii ko svon if to
be in l" N ivcmbor 1 st.
Adjourned.
Mr. Piper Repeatedly Drew
Attention of the Health
Authorities to Unsanitary Conditions Existing, But They Failed to
Take Action.
C. T. W. Piper, 510 Granville
street, has written at length to
THE Expess regarding his repeated
warnings to tbe health officers of
the terrible unsanitary conditions
prevailing at the rear of 404 Granville street, Vancouver. After going into details, Mr. Piper continues
as follows:
" The idea of neglecting the
health of the city for the sake of
saving a few dollars is to me simply
unpardonable. My son had been
complaining all this time until at
last he has been struck down with
that terrible plague, typhoid lever,
and taken in tbe ambulance to the
hospital. Should he die, 1 certain
ly shall hold the city responsible.
At any rate, living or dead, 1 shall
bold tbe city responsible lor damages, for more neglect could not
possibly be.
"I well remember the city of
Victoria being warned again and
again about Point Ellis bridge,
llie city took no notice of it and
,tt last 04 poor people were v. hat 1
call cruelly murdered. My warning lias been treated with indifference by the city health officials,
and the city will sillier accordingly.
"The city of Winnipeg is experiencing an epidemic of typhoid
lever, and several cases of scarlet
fever are at present in Fairview,
and other parts of the city. The
neglect in Victoria cost that city
with legal and other expenses an
enormous sum, and the damage to
the place no one can estimate. It
will be years before tbey can get
over it, and they have had to build
a new bridge after all.
"Now, let anyone look around
the city of Vancouver and see the
terrible death traps that are scattered all over the place. Look at
the end of the lane between the 400
and 500 block on Granville street.
It is a tlirty, filthy, stinking hole,
opening into one ol our best streets.
"Take a walk on Carrall street,
and when you are entering Vancouver from the ferry just glance
at the comer of the building; only
hold your nose while doing so,
Vim will see two boxes filled with
rotten fish, meat, etc., enough lo
breed a plague. How the city has
escaped so long is a mystery to me.
I need scarcely say that I have been
driven to remove my office."
The following were registered at
the hotel during the past week;
Mrs. Jas. Scott and son, Hawaiian islands,
Miss Docherty, Vancouver.
Harry Grauer, Vancouver.
Geo. Schau.
Miss Annie Erikson,   Sweden.
II. II, Walton, Vancouver.
Dorathy Allison, Vancouver.
II. M. E. Walton, Vancouver.
W, G. Rice, R. M. S. Tartar.
Miss 0. Larson, Granville
school.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. McLean,
wife and family, Vancouver.
W. Hamilton, Vancouver,
J. Sutherland, Vancouver.
Win. Hunter, Vancouver.
J. D. Walsh. '
W. J. Casey, Vancouver.
J. S. Mansion,       "
P. J. Berry,
Miss Berry, "
Ross James, "
Douglas W. Reevy,"
Gertrude Herkleford, London,
Eng.
F. M. Robinson, Winnipeg.
A. E, Shelton, Vancouver.
Miss Clara Guenther,  Spokane,
Wash.
Wm. Nicol, Vancouver.
Oswald    Moseley,
V. Y C.
W.    K.    Burnett,
V. Y. C.
J. C. Anderson, Vancouver,
G. T. Owen, Vancouver,
Emil Guenther, Vancouver.
"Nancy,1
'Nancy,'
MRS. SMAUT DEAD.
Sadness reigned at the home of
Mr, j. R, Small, on Sixteenth
avetiue, on Tuesday morning,
when death seperated man and
wife. Mrs. Emma Small, who
had been ailing for some time
passed to her reward. Deceased
was in her 73rd year, and was
loved and respected by all those
who knew her. Her demise cast
a sadness over the community,
Tbe funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon from Centre &
llanna.s undertaking parlors.
By the way, our Christmas number comes out Dec. 1, '05. Something out of the ordinary doing.
The Vancouver World people are
turning out the best paper in
British Columbia to-day. This is
what you bear the people say, and
besides from a typographical
point of view it ranks among the
best of 'em. The Province has
broken its silence, and the world
do move, and keeps a movin'.
A FINE EDITION.
Our Christmas number will be
out on December I, '05 and we are
working on it now. All A J. Copy
tm ii* il in now will be given time
ami skilled workmanship. Just remind yourself of our initial number
of August 25th last, and consider
this proposition, It will be worth
your while. A post card will place
our Mr. J. Burr Gibbons, advertising manager, at your service.
CHURCH NOTICE.
The usual services will be held
in St. Andrew's church, Nortli
Vancouvei' Sixth street; on Sunday, at 11 a. 111. and 7:30 p, 111.
In the morning the Pastor will
continue tile study of the Parables
of Jesus, the subject this week being "Lost and Found." The evening will be devoted, according to
the resolution of the General
Assnibley of the Presbyterian
Church of Canada, to the discussion
of Home Missions, for which there
will be special collections at both
diets of worship. Evening subject
—The American Silver Dollar.
Sunday School at 2:30 p. in.
Prayer Meeting on Wednesday at
S ]). 111.   All are heartily welcome.
Pastor, Rev. |. D. Gillani, M. A.
Victoria is agating the bridging
ofiSeymoiir narrows, and tbc Board
of Trade has forwarded a letter to
the Federal government urging that
this be done. The matter was laid
before the Royal Transportation
Committee at their meeting in
Victoria, and which suggested a
direct appeal be made to the
government, Victoria is still up
and doing, but there will be quitfl
a few rainy days yet before their,
expectations are realized.
The annual meeting ol the North
Vancouver Liberal Association will
be held iu the pavilion on Monday
evening next, the 23rd. at 8 p. m.
Election of officers and general
business will be transacted. All
those interested in the welfare of
this organization are requested to
attend.
Mrs. Jean Tempter, as announced last week, will lecture in
St. Andrew's church,, on Sixth
street, next Friday evening. Her
subject will be lur journey in the
Holy Land.    Admission 25 cents.
Messrs. Macaulay Sc Player are
well satisfied with the progress
being madu by Dan S. Martin, the
well-known boat builder, who is
building their new tug. The new
craft will be 75 feet long, with 16
foot beam and 8 foot hold. Its
engines will be fore and aft compound, with cylinders 10 and 23
inches, and 16 inch stroke, by Ross
& Howard, of Vancouver Tubular
boilers will be used. The tug will
be one of the strongest and stoutest
on the inlet. ' It is expected that
the launching will take place about
the middle ol next week.
Advertise in 'Xmas Number.
NAME WANTED
It is desired that North Vani ouver should be re-named.   The
question now is : What ahall we call the now city?
Fill in the following coupon and send or leave It at Tm Express
office :
CUT ALONG THIS LINE
M> choice of a ne* name lor Nurlli \nniouver is
.1/7 Stunt U
il-i Addrtu u
A party ol prospectors Irom
Washington, comprising A. F.
Grant, Jas. Llewellyn ami (i.
Evans, left lure on Ihur day
morning for Lynn creek and
mi nni',.   'I liey an   sftei copper,
Following votes have been received to date and will
be added to in our next issue:
Burrard 25
north Vancouver        23
hi.i'.i Cm               4
Alexandra       5
North port      I
Him,mont 2
['ARKHIMi	
Christmas Number of The Express Will Re Out on Decemher 1st, 1905.   <\|>|>ro|)riat€
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WM I Ml. EXPRESS
nn; EXPRESS,
Nortli Vincouver, B. C.
A Wtckly Kewspapt*.  Published by
Till'. EXPRESS PRINTING CO,
Subscription, ft a year.
r        GEORGE HARTLEY,
■ Managing Editor.
J. BURR GIBBONS,
Advertising Manager
aspecially at   night     .nd   it  i, I streets, sending broadcast its d.s
aomolime* quite impossible to dis |'        North Vancouver has here
tinguish objects a lew feet away. ■ •«»» to learn, and .1 taken to
A light would serve  more objects! heart at once  will be  inexpensive
than one insofar as that  portion
IFR1DAY, OCTOBER ill), I HOIS.
Have you got a house yet?
Watch the tall buildings grow
It looks now as if w« are to get
real October weather.
Population or no population the
building boom keeps booming,
Now would be an opportune
time to purchase your Christinas
presents to avoid the rush.
It's about time that the volun
leer fire brigade had a little prac
tice.
Sir William Mulock's retirement
will be regretted by his Liberal
Iriends and the public generally:
and all hope that he may soon be
restored to full vigor, and that he
may live many years to witness the
prosperity of the country he has
served so faithfully and well.   His] officers were notified of its con
of Carall street is frequented by an
undesirable element originating
from the hotels and railroads, who
could quite easily perpetrate some
crime in the centre ol the street
and escape without being seen.
We diave been approached by
several citizens of North Vancouver with the object ol mentioning the lact so that steps would be
taken to have a light placed about
the entrance to the ferry wharf.
and also a police patrol.
Tbe sewerage system of Nortli
Vancouver is simply aboninible, to
say the least, and steps should at
once be taken to have proper sanitary conditions. The health
officer's duty is to see that lavatories are kept clean and that no
refuse is allowed to accumulate that
would have a tendency to create
disease. We are sorry to see that
these regulations have not been as
rigidly complied with as might be,
and, us mailers stand at present,
it will be surprising if no disease is
reported before long. We do not
need to go a hundred miles away
Irom our own back door to find a
repository lor malaria, through uo
fault of our own,  as the proper
and elevating.   Tbe cost is nothing
compared   with   the   destruction
caused  by   improper   sanitation.
A stitch in time saves nine."
Lots for Sale
A perusal of the list of names
that have been chosen as an appro
priate substitute (or North Vail
couver, printed on another page,
will show the interest manifested
in the contest originated by Tint
Fxi'Kiss some few weeks ago. Nol
only in North Vancouver do we
find this question uppermost iu the
minds ol those who would like to
see tins hamlet become a thriving
city, but itom out lying districts
wc have received coupons with the
choice ol names selected by the
iontributors. As yet Tin. Exhrbss
has not made known its choice of a
name, as it is our intention to gel
the consensus of opinion first, and,
when the contest closes, the name
that has appeared the most on the
coupons will be the one that we
will boost. Get a bustle on, people, and help us get a name that
will be appropriate as well as
beneficial.
LOTS
50,60,66^32 FT.
tinm SSO lo $1.10 per lot.
2 Acre Block on Corner
fronting Lonsdale Ave.,
$700 Cash.
T. S. NYE,
Queens & Lonsdale
name will go down in history as
the father of penny postage in
Canada.
dition   upon   our   entering    tb
premises, and as yet no action has
been     taken.       Still       another
^^^^^^^^^^^ spot where  persons are liable  to
Sir Henry Irving's last words on i c u n t ag ion    is    the    road
loot    of    Lonsdale
District of North
Vancouver.
TtNDERS FOR CLEARING
VICTORIA PARK.
The Council invites Tenders (or
I clearing,   grubbing   and   grading
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^- I Victoria  Park  and   roads adjoin-
down on the death ol Becket, "In-1 avenue, which is exposed to the ing, 7 acres more or less, all conform to Specifications to be bad at
the Municipal Hall. Sealed Tenders (with a deposit) marked
"Tenders lor Victoria Park," must
be in al the Municipal Hull not
later than Wednesday, isl November nex,l at 7:311 p. in.
ALE*. PHILIP., C. M. C,
For Real Estate
l\ NOR IH VANCOUVER
:    Cull and see    :   ::
»fiDICk
lonsdale Avenue.
lie is right on the ground and
makes   n   specialty  uf North
Vancouver properties.
SOU AGENT
for smiie nl the finest business
property in the Townsite, also
residence property and acreage
in nil parts nf tin* iiuburhs.
Now is (he lime to buy ami
DICK
is tin. man to buy Irom.
NOW THAT FIRST STREET IS GOING TO BE GRADED THE FULL
WIDTH. LOTS IN THAT LOCALITY
WILL ADVANCE RAPIDLY IN
VALUE. 1 HAVE TWO FINE LOTS,
50X120 FEET, ON FIRST STREET AT
$650
EACH
S. GINTZBURGER,
163 Cordova Street.
The  North  Vancouver Specialist
Western Corporation, Ltd.
May,Cattle and Chicken
reed
Accountants, Auditors,     Plumbing and Tinsmith
Heal [state Agents. In*].
Lumbar and all kinds of Building Material,
Lands Cleared and BuildingsIrcclcd.
Contractors and Valuator*
W« are Hating a special Item of Cord Wood nnil t-tt supply an, quantity.
412 Has ling,". Street West, Vancouver, B.C.
the stage, as the curtain was rung' drain at the
to Thy hands, O Lord; into Thy! view ui all. The stench arising
hands," were practically the last I therefrom at timus is too stlgges*
he uttered, as he never spoke alter! tive tu mention, and it is with sur-
his collapse in the hall uf tbe hotel j priseiind disgust that strangers (and
Where he died on October 13th.
It was perhaps the death he would
have selected, for his passion for
work was known to almost everyone. Although' very exacting in
bis professional duties yet he was
generous to a fault. Many cliari-
tibale institutions owe a debt ul
gratitude lor his great assistance
in tht hour of need.
The attention ol the city authorities should be drawn to the fact
that the street leading down
to the North Vancouver Icrry at
Vancouver is so pourly lighted as
to cause annoyance to passengers
going and coming from this side of
the Inlet. The railway crossing is
a  source   ol   constant   danger.
even citizens) passing tu and fro.
are compelled to inhale the venomous udor. In the city of
Winnipeg the health authorities!
are confronted with typhoid;
which they lay at the duor uf unsanitary lavatories, and latrly have
passetl a bylaw that henceforth no
boxes shall be used as a receptacle,
it being claimed that these repositories are the breeders of ninety
per cent, of the disease in that
city, These boxes are cleaned
during the night; being drawn
through the streets and deposited
in the incinerator, and, when
houses were situated in the opposite side ol the city Irom the incer-
atorit meant that this garbage bad
to pass  through   all   the   more
Phone Bins
Emil Guenther
Architect
1015 llaro -trcot,
Vancouver, B. C.
North Vancouver
Ferry and Power
Company
Fine itcfttners 8t George, Surrey nml
Nurlli Vancouver available lur excursions at moderate ratoc
NEXT IIANIl CONCKHT
Bundiy afternoon, fl to 6,
.Viiiniffi'iii free.
IN NtlltTII  VANCOUVER
Mouses to Rent
mmev
eer
Is a gloriovs summer bever-
agi—quenching and satisfy'
ing, Remember there's no
other "just as good'—insist
on yelling liainii r : : : ■ ;
Pacific Bottling Works
CALL ON W. P. H0gg A   M   DrATTIF ^Public. G^
run Donas iikst Tin Kiri-M.        , Al. IYI.   DLrl I   I IL ,„   ^^   ^
run im.m» wax tiii* K.-i'int
Z5f Set Mr llefon Buying,
It's Coming this Winter,
Illlt I.MIISK 1st
And  not this Kail,
Dicixnsn In
It's mie of the biggest
DlCMOIB 1st
Events of them till.
liKcsMitr.it Isr
I'M I.MIIKIl   1«T
llKISMIir.lt  ll*T
It's not q Dance,
It's not a Hall.
But the—
CHRISTMAS EDITION
 OF	
THE EXPRESS
I'ri umiiiii l«T, IBM
Walden
Bros
tinnier Plrat ami Unsdalo,
North Vancouver
Daalsri In
General Hardware, nils. Paints, Etc,
Tinners ami Plumbers,
Admits fiji
flnernej'i! tull known Chancellor
Steel Ranges,
SUMMER SCHEDULE
SS."Sl. Owrge"
Commencing Align*.! 1st, 1906.
Support   the   town and   subscribe
for its paper, The Expresi.
I.B'VK
Van.
I.KIVK
N. V.,1.0.
O.ou ball)), ex Sundays, North. S.80
Vaucuutrf runty.
i.Ui  Dally, ex Hliaday-, Ninth 1:31
Vancouver only.
sin Dallr, Ni v-iii'iiiivrr sad 1.80
Unasdale Gardens.
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tii.iii muly. Niiftii Vancouver *lo.«
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The Road'll Turn Some Day.
1 know the road is rocky,
And the hills are hard to climb;
I know the feet gut bruised and sore
And it takes "heaps o' time."
1 know the burden's heavy-
Ob, you needn't 'tempt to say,
But just keep a-plodding onward—
For the road'll turn some day!
I know tbe homesick feeling,
And the ache you bear alone;
1 know your heart is breaking
Hy the bravely stilled moan.
I know the arm you leaned upon
Has now no power to stay;
But just keep a-plodding onward—
For the road'll turn some day!
1  know the structures you have
hewn
Of youth-day dreams lie low;
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THE OUTLAWS
A Story of Western Plainsmen
A wide stretch of sandy plain,
broken here and there by
bunches of brown-dry mesquite
and vividly green, repellant cactus,
under a remorseless sun that
makes the air quiver with pulsating waves of heat; to the extreme
lelt a ridge of bald gray rock, and
iu the background a cloud ol dust,
between the ridge and the cloud
two horsemen, plying quirt and
spur to animals whose muzzles and
sides were whitened with froth as
their muscles responded to the
merciless scourging.
For a time it seemed simply a
picture painted on canvas. Then
the setting was changed by the
(launched banking ol the ponies as
their riders pulled them up with a
j.'rk, and, throwing themselves
front the exhausted beasts, lay tlat
behind the upheaved rocks, lacing
th*'way tbey had come—the way
ul the cloud ul dllSt,    Utile  liuga-
mark Jim did not answer, but
neither did the half-worried, half-
sorrowful expression leave his face.
Shank looked at In in curiously
once or twice, and came as near
feeling sorry for "th' Kid" as his
nature permitted. Certainly Shank
wasted no symyatliy upon men in
general or himself in particular,
the death that lay before him was
the one he had looked forward to
and expected since be was old
enough to ride nr shoot. Now
that it had come within arm's
reach, he accepted it with the fatalistic indifference of bis class. A
man can die but once. He, at
least, would die lighting, "with his
boots on." What more could a
man ask when his time came? It
was infinitely better than thai other
way. Not that he was at all
anxious to die. Life still held
plenty fur him.   But be bud come
tu put so low a value upon the life
z s were relilled, distance sights 'ol "")' uw\ that even the loss of
adjusted, a wetted linger held up his own'was of no great inumeiit.
11 mile the directum of any possible breeze, and again it might have
In-cis merely a combination of pig-
m it and linen were it not that the
on e distant dust haze and recum- experience, men whowere not shot
In nt, motionless men were drawing llieJ »l ll|e eud of a rope. He pie
neur together.
Tiiough he bad fought, and uuul
light, tu preserve it, he wasted uo
tune iu vain regrets or mental  be-
Wailing*.   According to bis  own
The picture was   lirokcn   and
(erred the leaden exit,
The   posse,    dismounting   and
lir.utght into the world of realities l<-av«ng " 'nan in charge of tin-
by i slight movement of one uf the
Wailing men as he thrust bis rille a
few inches lartber into a crevice
be: ween llie stones and pulled the
trigger. I'he pull of suiiike was
followed by a half-articulated cursa
hi tiie ineffectual shot. A second
rill.: paraded the first and cracked
Spitefully, A shape detached it-
sell Irom the swirling dust to stagger a few feet and fall, horse and
ritler, in a confused spot on the
sand, The posse balled and the
cloud settled. Another shut (rum
behind the rocks, another empty
saddle, and the sheriff drew his
men out uf range while the attack
was planned.
"It's all up, Shank. They're too
many lor us. Guess it's our time
to cash in," remarked one of the
crouching men, without taking his
eyes from the group of horsemen.
"Yep," answered Shank. "Got
a chew?"
The solace was partaken of by
both men and a period of silent,
appreciative mastication ensued.
" 'Bout twenty near's I kin make
out."
•'Exactly, not counting the two
tricks we took."
"We'd uughler stand good for
four more apiece."
"And the rest for us."
After another interim of silence
Jim said:
"I'm sorry for the girl."
"Tell with her. She got no
niore'n she desarved."
"Maybe. But it goes against
the grain to shoot a woman."
"Generally speikln', yep. But
'twas a accident, she hadn't no
tight I' git in th' way."
"All the Siiinr   -"
"Wal, il's no use hrandin' a dead
Iteer. Ye won't need to worry
'bout it long."
To the self-evidence of this re-
horses, had spread out iu a wide
semicircle. The Sheriff raised his
hand and they started forward,
stooping, running, walking, crawling, taking advantage of every
inequality of ground, bunch of
cactus, mesquite, or other means
of protection from the eyes and
rifles of the men behind the ridge.
They were brave but not fools,
knowing the two men, appreciating its true value the rapidity and
accuracy with which both could
handle rifles and revolvers.
Neither of the outlaws spoke as
they prepared for the attack.
Shank shifted his position a few
inches to where he could command
a wider range. Jim edged closer
to the boulder behind which he
lay.
One ol the posse catching a
glimpse ol Shank's hat, raised his
rifle. Shank's forcfiugcr contracted and the man sank to the
ground, the hand with which he
clutched his wrist dyed red, his
face white beneath the bronze.
Another man, inexperienced, rose
to his leet and started toward the
one who bad fallen. He joined,
but did not reach his fellow-
deputy.
Shank took another chew and
slapped viciously at a fly. Jim
pulled the brim of his sombrero
lower over his eyes; the fierce glare
oi the sun hampered his aim.
The semicircle was contracting
its circumference. From behind a
clump of cacti a shadow was projected upon the sand. This was
unfortunate for the owner of the
shadow, who rose staggering to
his (ect to have his lungs pierced
by another bullet from Jim's rille.
The posse grew slightly nervous.
They were still two hundred yards
from the ridge, and already their
number «IS lessened by In e.    Tbe
bullets began to patter on the
rocks about the outlaws. One
tore a piece of shirt from Shank's
shoulder. Another clipped the
rim ol Jim's hat. The Sheriff had
dropped his rille and was carrying
bis revolver in his left hand. Two
of his deputies were limping,
another was gazing ruefully at the
stump of a missing trigger finger.
The Sheriff frowned. At this
rate there would be no man to
make the final rush when the time
came for it, They were yet too far
off to make an immediate attempt
anything but suicidal. Had the
two men who held the natural fort
been less expert, in a less advantageous position	
But the sheriff could change
neither men nor position. He had
to make the best, or worst ol it.
Meantime	
"They are getting ready to rush
us," said Jim; replenishing the
magazine of his Winchester rifle.
Shank grunted.
"I'll take all who come this side)
ol that big bush of mesquite. You
attend to the rest,"
Shank smiled quizzically at the
tone of command in  "th' Kid's1
voice,   but  otherwise   made   no
reply.
"Shank."
"Wal?"
"You don't think I was to blame
for the "
"Naw.    Course not."
"Was she—dead?"
"Dead as tbey make' em.  What
of it?"
"Nothing.   Only "
"Only what? We ain't got no
time t' waste 'chimin).
"I—I feel glad Duigin brought
a big posse."
"Feel that a-way, do ye? Wal, 1
don't see as it'll make much-
Look out! Here ihey come!"
Only ten men bad leaped to
their feet in response lo the
Sheriff's "Come on, boys! There's
only two of 'em!"
Shank heard, smiled grimly, and
shot the Sheriff between the eyes.
Then for a few moments a inina-
ture battle raged, stones rolled
down the little hill from under the
feet of the charging posse. Shank
and Jim with close-pressed lips,
worked trigger and ejectors with
Galling rapidity. Men followed
the stones, and the dust cloud too
form again. Then all was quiet.
Jim glanced toward where Shank
lay, his rille beside him, a revolver
half-drawn from its holster gripped
in his stiffening right hand, his left
outstretched, with curved fingers.
Shank would never rustle
another maverick, never
again rule, with his Colt for scepter. Yet he bad done more than
most mien. He had realized his
expectations.
Jim sighed, and coughing, spat
blood. There was ?. queer, tightened feeling aboui his lungs. His
breath came hard, gurgling.
Just the other side of Shank's
body he saw the figure of a girl
who had run between his rifle and
her father that morning. Had she
come to reproach him now? It
had not been his fault. The old
man bad threatened, would have
killed him had be not lircd first.
Otherwise Jim would not have shot
her father. Shank would tell her
that if she would only ask him and
not stand there looking like that.
Surely she understood. Did she
think he would willingly harm
anything she cared for? Why no,
because -because he loved her.
He bad gone to the house this
morning to tell her so. He loved
her, and had killed her, or Shank
saitl that he had. She must understand—she did. Look! She was
not angry, she was smiling! He
would go to her and explain it all,
and she would forgive him.
Slowly, painfully, with ever-
increasing weakness and dizziness,
Jim raised himself on his elbows,
clutching at the boulder which bad
sheltered him, then to bis knees,
and with a supreme effort was on
his I: et,
A half-recumbent figutc part way
down the hill raised an arm.
there was a sharp report, and Jim
bad gone to make bis explanation.
CANADA'S FRONTIER
FORCE.
Doubtless as remarkable a police
force as the world has seen is the
Canadian organization known as
the Northwest Police.
Organized in 1874 with some
three hundred enlisted men, it has
swelled to a force of about one
thousand. While this number
seems large it rapidly shrinks in
the mind's eye when one considers
the extent of territory patrolled.
Five hundred thousand square
miles are made as safe to travel as
the best policed of our cities.
United they form a military
body, divided each forms an independent unit. Often, single'
handed, they accomplish by strategy
what a force of soldiers has failed
to do. They study to prevent
crime rather than punish it,
Once they wore the Tommy
Atkins pill-box cap, bright red
coat, black trousers with yellow
stripe, all announcing their presence miles away. Now they get
down to business in khaki, or
servicible, comfortable clothes.
Their seat is the Montana tree,
with stirrup-straps quite long.
No other body ol men ever contained such heterogeneous elements—side by side one finds the
lull-blooded Indian and the college-
bred Englishman. Their duties
are manifold, from successfully
handling the Indians, suppressing
"rustlers," and wiping out desperadoes, to curbing the illicit whiskey
traffic.
Some years ago dispatches to a
distant post had to be sent during
extremely severe weather. A
loung college-bred man was selected lur the task. Strong and a
wonderful rider, he set out in the
first snow flurries of a stinging
blizzard. Days slid into weeks,
with no tidings from him. The
following spring a patrol chanced
into a secluded coulee, and there
found a snow-worn uniform still
clothing the bones ol the lost dispatch bearer.
On his orders were scrawled
these words: "Lost. Horse dead
Am trying to push ahead. Have
done my best."
CONTENTMENT
VS. SATISFACTION
uv cnaaus njui.a,
Does the church teach lhat a
man should be content with his
present condition, no matter what
that condition may be? Nothing
could be farther from the truth.
The whole trend ol its teaching is
in the opposite direction. Some
men are sneeringly saying that the
church teaches submission.
Just now I want to point out the
difference between being ' 'content''
and being "satisfied." The bible
exhorts men to. be content. It
does not teach that they are to be
satisfied.
There is a great difference between the two. St. Paul said that
he had learned in whatsoever stale
he was, "therewith to be content."
He had learned how to make (behest of things as Ihey were. But
in the same epistle he added: "No'
as though I had already attained,
either were already perfect. This
one thing I do; forgetting the
things which are behind (the sue
cesses and the failures) I press
on." He was content but not
satisfied.
Satisfaction is derived from the
Latin words "tain" and facia"—
which mean making or having
enough. Contentment is Irom the
Latin "contineo"—which means, to
contain, or to hold one's self together.
Contentment lies in one's sell.
Satisfaction is derived from external objects.   Contentment means
the enjoyment of what one has
but it does not imply lhat one has
reachetl the ideal. It is not in-
difference or laziness. It does not
demoralize character or hinder
noble aspirations or brave endeavor after improvement.
It does mean, however, that one
is self-constrained—the master of
one's self. No man can reach out
after better and higher things until
he has conquered himself. Solomon, the wise king, once said
"He that ruleth his spirit is greater
than he that taketh a city."
And so, the church is with the
toiler in his struggles after better
things. It does not teach that a
man must be satisfied. It dues
teach that a man should learn to
be content—and so does common
sense teach it.
WHAT ABOUT BARBER'S
ITCH?
A. J. F. Kennedy, secretary of
the Iowa States Board ol Health,
declares that whiskers transmit
disease germs. The Barbers'
Union ought to make the doctor
an honorary member.--Hamilton
Times.
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PROPERTY
Oi- How Tom Turner Lost ll
-Tlie Old Man Bridges
Will Mystery — Sprint*
Dreamt a Revelation—
Adventurer Captured in
Smith Africa and Shot
fur Beine a Traitor.
"North Vancouver i'> not without
its history," usonoof iln; old timers
slid the other day. 'Way back in
tin; eighties a curious incident occurred, An old mini by the name
ol liridges, who died many years
ago, took up land where the present hotel ami line grounds are located. His nephew, Tom Turner
by name, arrived and lived here
about tin' time Vancouver City
came into existence. This land
wns  likely to become valuable, it
North Vnncouver.
M. S. McDowell
SMOKE THE
TERMINUS
CIGAR
A complete line of new Fall and
Winter Suitings have just arrived at
I tnii|oiiii,s. Tailors, 100 Hastings t'„
corner Columbia Ave.
was thought
A contractor by the name ol I ..   , tin father of Mrs. Ld'evre
Spring appeared ami produced a and  Mrs.  Baker,  ol   Vancouver.
will, which was purported to have In the earl) i  ;hties, just previous
to the completion ol buildings, in
the vicinity of Howe and Georgia
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Telepboue 07ti.
lealtslalc,Insurance
and Otntral Commission
Business
Boom IS, 014 PhIi' Work upililrl.
I'oru-r IIkiiiiib. -nil Sujnioiir hid.
Vancuu-i!-, a. •,
D. S. Martin
Designer and Builder of
Yachts and Launches
uf iiii kinds.
M. A. RusselS
The tb-to-date Grocer
Compli'tu line of
Groceries, Tobaccos
Etc.
lat. Ave, fast l iiiisil.il.' \vc.,
North Vancouver
was linall' d t idi d that the will
had been a lorgi i\ Spring shortly nlii'i li : ' '■ i ountry inui went
to Australia and unknown pans ol
the world, lie was lost sight ol
until tin Boet war broke out. Although a Britisher he went lo Pretoria and Hilt ml his services to
'msidi nt Kruger id act as a spy.
They wi i i ted.   His work
was considi red by the llocrs as
must daring and brave, but une
night lie was caught in disguised
uniform by the British, tried, convicted and shot.
Want iscs at ih..' trial: A clergyman, who was acting British vice-
consul at Port 1 ilnk.lv, was a Star
witness, lit deposed that Spring
a.nl his confederal s told him Ibis
m irvelous dream, with all its little
details, and asked him tp go with
thrni and see the trunk opened.
Another witness, a woman, who
was supposed to have held the
trunk in her possession, said when
she heard the story ol the wonderful dream slu forthwith produced
the trunk containing the will of tbe
deceased Bridges, She further
said that the trunk had lain in an
old, cob-webbed  attic  for many
)   .lis.
T. I'.. Spring, before his adven-
turi. was a contractor lor  ii. P.
Just Arrived _*d>
Large Stock of Mew Fall and Winter Goods
for Suits, Pent;- end Overcoats.
CHARLEY DUNN & CO.
Inn Hurting! St. \l. Corner Abbott
i    to! i
ress
TELEPHONE 178,
The Old "Cos."
EDWAIU) I'aluh.
ROBERT BlILlY
ARRAY,
101 CORDOVA BTREET WE8T
VANCOUVER, ll. 0.
Vancouver
Gunsmitfo
8ho|)
been signed by the hue Bridges.
Spring alleged that be came into
possession oi the will in a very remarkable way. He had bad a
most extraordinary dream which
revealed to him an old trunk secretly hitl at Port Blakuly, Wash.
Spring went there to find il on the
Strength oi his vision, and was
successlul, so he said.    He lllell
streets, a lire occured, the origin of
which was never explained,
and ihey were burned, Spring
promptly appli, d for the insurance,
but the I'niii'i any refused to paj
the money, as the i vidence went
in show that be had burned them.
T. li. Spring was a married man,
brought it to Capt. Win. Power,  well known among ihe old mini
(inn repairing, Imml made
s]ii'iii^'t-. brazing, brim nml
copper work nml nil kinds
of light repairing, ro'borlug
a specialty. All mirk t-iiar-
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Ship Joinery, Spars
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Quotations given on application,
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WHY
Jpendtlmc nml money going to Vancouver for -looils ynu ran get at city
prlcoi richt fioro at home ?
MRS. ||. A. SIUW
Dry Goods Store,
I, .ti. Iiilf ami 2nd St., Nurlli Vancouver
North Vancouver.
VANCOUVER
11 AT
FACTO in'
K.A. Duokenfleld, S|anagcr,
HATS Itl.di I* KU
AM) RENOVATKD
CAPS M \ I)I: in OI1DBH
823 Camble St., Vancouver, II.C.
tbe then owner ol the liridges property, who pin chased it li'oui the
late official adlliiuisirutor ol the
province, J. C. Piovost. Capt.
Power,  who   was   a   stern   man,
a.id lived opposite St.Jameschurcl.
Captain Poiieis kept a hotel al
Moodyville.
Iy imt' Hridyi s died he willed
property in question to loin lur-
decided to ignore ilie d...anient, ; net and his sister,    Spring  was
Pacific Wood
Yard
JOHN McKISSOCK, Prop.
Best Fir t'linliiniiil, In nml 12 in, (8.00
per load.
Best Alder nml I'ir, mixed, It! nml 12 In.
(2 78 pur I...I.I.
Itt'Hi Hr Cordwood, \ It, 14.75 nor load,
Beat Alder Cordwood, 4 ft,.W.00per load
1565 Westminster Ave.   Phone 1269
TOWN AND COUNTRY
P.O. Ho* r.v.i Pii M"
H. C. FRITTS
Driller ol
Oil, Gas and Artesian Water
Wells
Kit'in I tn IHIncliM in diameter.  All
-tnrk Kiiiirmiteeil.
844 Granville St., Vanemivi r ll.C
Subscriiilioii, V-,
i apt, Cab lias removed his pile
drivi i in Falsi Crei k,
The work on b'iisi street is pro-
, ig marvelously.
IIP sun', hi.- int. d a board
ing   i ii I'n .i sin11.
A iinnil'i i ul survey parti* are
at work in iln' niiim ipality.
Mi I.-1 mi i iu. it. ol Vancouver,
is u .iiii ■ Mi    P. Shuler's.
The ll C, Electric RailwayCom-
pany will shortly locate an olltie
hen
Mis. Gill i' spending tho week
with In r son, Mr. James Gill, ex-
rei ve ol North Won tuner.
V     will bum lit bj  reading the
advt ti ■ i nn ui - in  Tin    Um   i
tin ti are snaps in all ol th I
Mutt Won Iworth, of Vancouver,
I I ,i days this week bunting
ai i lovt rdab, with big succi
A. K' Stt .i ■  thi new gro 11
i Lonsdale avenue, says thai trade
is ii •■ be "ml uxpei tulii n ■ ||*rovint
lie   pi   et
ood    I   .
whereupon Spring placed hjs case
in the bands ol a distinguished
solicitor, now resiuuiit in North
Vancouver, A. St. Geo. Hamersley.
Capt. Power put bis ease in tlie
bands of the lion. C. li, Pooley,
ex-speaker ol the bouse at Victoria.
Much   litigation   followed,  but  ii
are almost as scarce as hen's teeth
he says.
D. J. O'Doiiiigbue, of Ottawa,
paid North Vancouver a flying visit
this week, lie left for the east on
Tuesday.
Ensigu J. Mercer, T. F, S., will
lecture bete to-night on "The Hoy
Martyr," at the Pavilion. Store-
opiiean views will be used.
The Misses Russell, Mr. and
Mrs. Keene, Mr. and Mrs. Dick,
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McMillan and
others look in the opera at Van
corner on Wednesday evening.
Mr. Cole, who is a North Vancouver property owner, leaves for
England on Saturday to spend the
Christmas holidays. On his return
hr will build on First street east.
F. Sclaler, of Vancouver, has
,, mmed all i fom da)8' hunting
in tin u, nni;,' nl Paint Atkinson.
Ilu reports it'is nl game, and also
ilu; finding of coal which lie burned
to i uok his meals.
Lock your chicken coops! On
Wednesday night A, K. Stoacy,
corn* r ol Seventh and Lonsdale
avenue, was visited by a chicken
tb.ii I who ' .in i' '1 away sevi u fine
Ply nh Km k pulb is.
Robert Anderson Fraser and
Stanley Frank Gibbons, of the
C,  P. P., at Vant ouver, wi re ii
,,,.,.. i b) i ni.ii r to go to England and gel bis uncle's will. He
did so and also brought out Turner's sister, whom he lucked up in
the house after pulling bis own
wife out, and, it is said, acled,
throughout for each side ol the
ease.
ahead the work on the Lynn valid road, and already has ipiiie a
considerable distauce under way.
The road is being widened and will
be planked. The distance covered
will be about two miles. The men
are at present working between
Fifteenth street ami Frome's camp.
At the regular meeting of the
volunteer lire brigade on Thursday
evening a vote ot thanks was
passed to Mr. A. B. Diplock,
general manager of tbe Western
Corporation, limited, lor ihe splendid set ol boxing gloves which he
donated to them, and which aie
Very much appreciated by Ihe
brigade.
'Tin  EXI'Rl ss lias  lour  potatoes
(DakotaReds) on exhibition, grown
by J. McCallum, omer Newton and Scott mails, Surrey
municipality, live miles south ol
New VVcsi ui i ti i The land on
win, |, they wi i" i roduced ii a
sandy loam Thost large 'tubers
are eh an and sound and the aver-
rage ol the crop. Their weight
and measurements are as follows:
uKimn US',in
l.     I   .     I\.,    ,tt     > .nn    i.iv i      iv ii      in, l,*UMfiiJ%*h.-   i .' ''     Vv*.wil
tun,, mi Wednesday with a view to §OJ Vj f;| Ijl fa ff*q3|
ititi   I, n      11)' y are h"a,l over %< f$ *V, | j   li   ', l\ f^|
'    i   to with the biirg, \g.
J. R, Anders  seperiutendent   j !'"'■"" |
of Farniuis   Institutes,  h i   made Jf™.',"
irrongi meiils (or several regular,]
autumn meetings throughput the
ii
,'.
\   I ll    L'I
1
date   I ii    \urii
i   ,    i later,
OB BO rn:    Tail iln-lti ,
i  i   i ,   i   i    '.t, 1.1
«v vr "a'.:" HurTim itijh-n refc, nt,' I
■ i   •    i" '■■   ■■i'i|
.. ,i.i"iiti.i Itti    A.i   huilnei,   '""iileiiiliii. E
nXNO.aooa rum   : .:i, i.ii".'i"iniT. Till11
IIwrt-OHllI   ll ,'■" I' '   11 Wlitllii>iiili.ii.ij
win is;, it • to nil i P-rl-Df. «m "I til
■    I      i |     mint,, sml oiii'ln-""* -tb,r I'
f. .!<','        j
B.WILIS0N&C0, a.p,;:   '
' I
Roya! City Hotel
PALCII & SEKLY, tap.
Otiolcoul Rratidn nl Wlnosi rUquon ind
Clears   Rates, $l per tUjr,
COLUMBIA BTRBBT WK8T
NEW WEBTM1NBTKH, D, C.
f^- Kvorvlhlnti uii-in-ilittf, ilie Iiouiq re
in* ilullcU, Biiil HCi-uiuiaOtUllun (t»r «ll.
H. J. AIVSTIE,
Mnnufiii turing Jeweler & Lngniver
I'. 0.Bo. lis.     Ill Htlltan Strwl Weil.
VANCOUVtR  B. C.
H.lNrKAi'Tl'lltXii IX All, ITS BRAKCHKS
si'iiiiii ittii'iitiiiii Riven "tin' MBkitujiiviTnl
Icivi'lry, inui II |.ilmu ul nil <l'"rt| in.
■  :. ii I'.uui ring liy SVlllotl Mni.tulf.   Hr.
Btgui nnil K-timittei Ktiitii.iit-il mi ,l|i|ilii'ntliiii,
Mill (IHIIIRS RKIIU I'limil'l llll i mill I
AIUMKIS.
Hljlieil prim niiim it lur nM Oolil unit Stlrm
iwurr-rivi msspsiciiou iwihimi.
I inin.' Jewell, Heilttl, Cbftrmi t'lf., h spu
.cIaIIv.
An !dea!
Summer ^e
Where Mountain .ind Seashore Meet.
Splendidly situated, overlooking Burrard Intel,
with the City of Vancouver fifteen minutes away
by ferry. The hotel embodies every convenience
with livery in connection.    Rates $2 per day.
Hotel  North Vancouver
P. I iirsini, Proprietor.
FOXGOUFS
Higli-Class Ladies' and Men's Tailors
100 Hastings St, Inst, corner Columbia Ave.
We Make the Finest Clothes in Ilu City at the
Lowest I'riccs.
FIT  AM) WORKMANSHIP
6 Mars Swid's Pride Soap, 25c.
3 Tins I'ens, 251;.
10 lbs. Onions, 25c.
2 Tins Red Salmon, 25c.
Pint Bottle Pickles, 15c
j, a. McMillan

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