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fe   SEP 25
itiva Ai,y
®l|f iExprna
A Downpour of Rain, However, Prevented a Very
Large Attendance—The
Exhibits Exceeded Last
Year's—A Full Report
of Fair and a List of
the Prize Winners.
There wan a large turnout of visitors to the second annual exhibition
ol the Horticultural show. The pouring ruin mi Saturday induced the com-
mittce to also kco|i the show open on
Monday, when it also rained. But despite the lad there was a' good attendance. Among those prominent
were President Bell, Reeve Kealy. R.
G. Macpherson, Hon, Frank Oliver, J.
R Garden, M, P. P„ Hon. C L Cotton, M. P, P.. P. X. Martin, Col. W'or-
Sliop, .1. 15, Miller and others.
in opening President Hell made a
few brief remarks and introduced R.
"1. Macpherson, M. P., who made a
very happy speech, and said many
encouraging things, remarking also
lit 'I he had been requested by the
I'.eanlii'yiiig Association to open a
combined drinking fountain, horse and
dog trough, and while the rain prevented them gathering at tit-,t point,
he would deel ire il opened frniri where
lie si |  (applause).    He also said
thai ihe future of North Vancouver
was all thai could be desired, and that
ere two years had passed i.i. whistle
nf the locomotive would be heard in
the dislrict.
The lion. F. Oliver. M. P.. also addressed the audience briefly.
The Indian exhibits were indeed
well selected and very interesting, The
collection of baskets—llie make of
which cannol be surpassed in the
world—contained one for an infant.
The bows md arrows, the cannc lonls
and medicine piscal were heirlooms
ni the exhibitors, A line crayon picture. Ihe subject of which was a pair
nf moose drinking in the moonlight,
was beautifully framed and showed
merit, Our Mission neighbors are to
he congratulated on their line display,
The dairy produce was Confined tn
exhibitors of the dislriel. and cnnse-
qucntly the number was small. There
were three rolls of line butler. The
judge hesitated a long time before he
could really decide the winners. The
color decided the contest, and not the
taste, The brown eggs were well
selected and looked good, likewise the
white. The bread was a credo lo its
makers, llie flour used could not have
been better, ami 'the baking all lhat
could be desired, ll was a pity lhat
the prizes could not go net d. The
judge said: "Now. we've got fine
bread and butter, Inn wherc's the
honey." There was no honey. Next
year, however, promises to he a red
letter one in honey, as several have
signified their intention of raising bees.
The live slock exhibits were confined to the residents of the dislriel.
which we lliink is a mistake. There
were only two Jersey cows and one
Durham, not above the average ..how
cattle in appearance, bin excellent for
'where. In pigeons the entries were
limited, but classed among the best in
ihe province. Tim white fantalls, cinnamon tumblers, carriers and homers
reflected the good judgment of the exhibitors.
In ladies' work the editor was not
much of a critic, hut then his best girl
told him all ahout the exhibits, and
what she does not know about sewing.
knitting, darning, crocheting, (pulling,
hand painted things, weaving, spinning, coloring, ironing and washing,
il is not worth knowing. Everything
in this exhibit was restricted to the
district. In this regard, it is thought
that it would have been belter had it
been open lo all, and made the local
display a special feature. The crochet
lace frilling for dress was very fine
work, as well as the hand-painted
panels. Two round hand-painted
table boats, trimming yellow and pink
silk, attracted a good deal of favor-
able comment, likewise the point and
knit lace. The home-made rug, sofa
pillow shams, quilt and drawn work
showed lo good effect. The knit slippers and soeks were well done, and
could be shown anywhere.
The display of St. Paul's school was
a great surprise, the work being so
complete and thorough, The handmade mats, the child's pink dress and
the miss' while dress could not be
improved, The silk cover piece, 7x7
inches with the cross and initials 1.
II. S., worked in gold with flowers in
color, was, perhaps, the best class in
the exhibit. The same design was
also worked in white. The stockings,
crochet hose and darning was worthy
of particular mention. A large bedspread, all hand crochet work, was ex-
lljbitcd, but as there was no entry
icket attached thereto, the judges resetted very much lhat they could not
give il first prize as it was easily a
winner. A frame to crochet with was
i unique future. It was six ini'b.'i
hi height, and 10x15 square, tapering
'rom the top centre to the edges.
\cross it lengthwise was a woolen
•oiler, stuck with «8 pins with different colored heads. The thread to be
woven inlo line lace was fastened to
an attached bar at the opposite side to
the worker who pulled the thread,
through these (liferent pins by means
of handles, 88 in number, around the
ends of which Ihe thread was wound.
People by the score examined this
closely and wondered what it was. It
was a pity that some one had not been
working it, and its completeness dene
oiistrated. All in all St. Paul's school
must be highly complimented and
congratulated for its very excellent
The showing made by children ol
the district, under 14 years, was very
encouraging. The fancy work, map
drawing and the needle work of the
St. Paul's school was well and neatly
way lo cure prunes is lo dry them.
The blackberries could not be beaten.
The grapes were fair. Peaches and
quinces should have been more numerous because Ihe hills back of the
municipality is particularly adapted lo
growing them. They were excellent.
The best display of apples comprised
17 varieties and were a fair sample of
ihe whole, namely, Jonathan, Golden
Russetl, Bromley, Warner, King,
Seedling. Prince Albert, Ribstoil, Pippin, Royal Jubilee. Keswick, Codlin,
Snow, Duchess Ohlcnbcrg, Bismarck,
Royal Jubilee, Maiden's lllnsh, Lord
But undoubtedly llie best thiug^ in
the ladies' section was the hand-made
rouge et noir, and was much admi.'cd.
The end part was finished with litllc
•twirly dingbats, hanging on to a
whangdoodlc, in which the dingwhan-
glcs were painted a pure green. The
centre of this magnificent piece of
work was ornamented with little ornamental swats of crenie-de-ininthc
colors, edged off on the trimming!
with ntugwlmplcs of doojohns. So it
will be seen why an admiring group
of ladies Stood all round this work of
art all day.
The flowers comprised asters, dahlias, geraniums, gladiolas. roses, pan-
sics and several other kinds. The asters and dahlias were of the best variety, The cut flowers were splendid,
the only child's collection being cut
flowers. The pansies were large. It
may he said that no two pansies are
ever alike and it is very difficult to
classify them as to variety. In dahlias the Grand Duke Alexis showed up
The vegetables were all that could
ie wished for. Ex-Rccvc Gill's exhibit, which was all grown ill the open,
was .splendid and a winner anywhere,
ll comprised com. hops (English cluster, intact on the pole they were grown
on), carrots,''rhubarb, potatoes, beans,
cabbage, mangles, citrous, tobacco,
turnips, sunflower (IX Inches), tomatoes and other stuff. The best cabbage was the savoys of Mr. Diplock
and the largest was a laic variety of
Mr. Larson. In squashes the Hubbard is best eating, and the only way
to judge them is by cooking. If a
judge was compelled to eat one of the
huge monsters on exhibition he would
die. W. L. Ilniilt must be complimented on his exhibit of a genuine
pumpkin for pics. Squashes and
pumpkins are always judged by size.
The rhubarb was very good. The lo-
matoes and turnips were specially
White Rocks—Best trio, rooster
and two liens, A. E. Kealy, i.
Best cockerel and three pullets,
A. E. Kealy, i.
Mitiorcas (black)—best trio,
rooster and two hens, F, W.
Mitchell, i.
Leghorn (white)—Best trio, rooster
and two linns, A. E. Kealy, i.
llest cockerel and three pullets,
A. E. Kealy, I.
Any other Variety—Best cock-
end and three pullets, A. Gibson, i.
Bantams (game)—Best trio,
rooster anil two buns, J. Harris, i;
C. James, i,
liaiitams (any other variety)—
Best trio, rooster and two hens,
Kae Sargent, I.
Pigeons—Best pair Homers, F.
W. Mitchell, t; J, Stewart, 2.
Best pair Tumblers, C. James,
i; J. Stewart, 2.
Best pair' White Fantail, C.
James, i; J. Stewart 2.
Best pair, (any other vrriety), C.
James, 2.
Rabbits—Best pair, (any variety)
% H. Ma", i.
(Coulitied to District.)
Butter—Best > lb, prints, Mrs
Cates, i; Mrs. C. Keene, 2; St
Paul's School, high class
Eggs Heavies, one dozen
brown eggs, A. E. Kealy, i; Mrs.
\\ lliteflelil, 2,
Heaviest OIK' dozen white eggs,
A. E. Kealy, t,
Bread —Best two a lb. home
made white loaves and six buns,
Lizzie Leek, i; Mrs, W. A. Barclay, 2.
Best two 2 lb. home made-brown
loaves, Mrs. 1'eacey, t.
(Confined lo District.)
Durham—Best cow, P. Larson,
The miniature log cabin and gardens, made »f large and small cigars,
belonged to C. I.. Bchnsen, ol ihe
Kurtz Pioneer cigar factory. The
whole case was 10 I-'J inches high by
Id K'xlK. enclosed III glass. The cigar
maker who designed it is certainly
very skilful.
The poultry exhibit was good what
' there was ol il North Vancouver
residents should make lliis a big feature, which they can easily do. How-
[vi:. ilu white rn lis were very gi I
Tin Black Minorca! and White Leghorns wire above ihe average The
bantams (gnmc and cochin) were ex
ccllcnl  md v ottld stand to win an.
The display of fruits was all local
grown and beyond expectations ill size
mil quality. One mistake some ol the
exhibitors made was to remove the
bloom from the fruit, and polish it fnr
fleet. This is a demerit rather than
a merit, so far as judging goes. The
apples, of course, comprised the main
exhibit. To particularize would be
folly, as they were all good. One variety, the Buerrc Clairgean, is very
popular in the Fraser valley, especially
around Chilliwack. ll is a late fall
and lasls well into the winter and is
very lareg in size. The Gravensleins
were also line and are really a Christmas apple. The Alexandra is also a
very large apple and easily a winner.
The Northern Spy variety was very attractive. The snow apple, loo, is one
of the most luscious fruits in existence
and was well represented. The Siberian and llyslop crabs showed up well.
In pears the Hnrtlclls' of course, were
the best, but the other varieties were
also line. To judge pears, or for lhat
matter any oilier (mil, Ihey mii.t he
judged on Ilu- day of the exhibit as to
taste as well as color, This is where
all winter fruit is handicapped. The
plums were excellent, tli" yellow egg
in,! seedlings being I
li- Italian plums, or prunes, were
good. The Itonc, will n Ihe prune is
plil, falls away. Inn in plums it clings
o iln   fruit, consequently ihe   besl
T. S. Nye carried off the prize for
the largest squashes.
Mrs. Gates' cow look second pri'r.
bin her butter won first
W. L. Hindi's collection of vegetables were all grouii in hi- own garden.
Mr. Larson has the proud distinction of having Ihe largest ClbblgC in
the municipality.
The officers and coiumiliees of the
Horticultural show was naturally dis-
appointed in the weather ai well as
everyone elie.
The captain of the St George on
Saturday morning ordered the llgni
Jersey-Best cow, R. Keiishaw,
i; Captain Cates, 2.
(Confined to District.)
Crochet, Mrs. Dougall, 1; A. E.
Crickmay, 2.
Drawn-work, Mrs. Deacon, 1.
Embroidery, St. Paul's School 1.
Knit Lace, Mis. Belts, 1; Mrs.
Deacon, 2.
Point Lace, J. A. McMillan, 1,
Mrs. J. C. Gill, 2.
Omit, Mrs. Sargent, 1,
Tatting, Mrs. Bums, 1.
lloiiie-uiade child's dress, St.
Paul's School, 1.
Pillow shams and tidy, Rodger
Burns, 1,
Sofa pillow. Mrs. A. W. Nye, 1;
Miss E, Burns, 2.
Set of toilet mats, Mrs, Doyle,
Socks or stockings knit by hand,
Roger Burns, 1.
Knit slippers, Mrs. Doyle, 1.
Home-made rug, Mrs. Dougall,
Best collection nl work, plain
and fancy, lady amateur, St Paul's
School, i. J. H. Smith, a.
(Confined to DisUict,)
'inaforc,   St.
Trimmed cotton
Paul's School, 1.       ^^^^^^
Hemstitched handkerchief, St.
Pauls School, I.
('.rochet work in wool, St. Paul's
School, 1 ami 2.
Crochut lace, St. Paul's School,
Embroidery wotk m linen, St,
lown of the lloriiciitiiral Society The | Paul's School, 1 and i.
captains only want the names of their
vessels const,iciious,
The first tobacco grown in the district was thai of ex-Reeve (iill oi ihe
Squainilh Valley. The l*al was live
feel in length, with narrow leaf and
green.    He also exhibited the   only
On Monday quite a number "f learns
as well as people were seen coming
Irom and going to the wharf and Pavilion to take in llie fair. The eoiieerl
and dance in the evening were Voted
!;. si lleetion    il   hai
baskets Aim   Indian . i| Sirali,
licsl collection    ul   curios-
\llgtlSl| I and .'
Fancy    needlework,     Eleanor
Woods, 2.
Painting, Ruby Lill, 1.
Map drawing, Marvin Woods, 1
Rest collodion ol Nortli
eon ver views, mounted, 0, A,
Best collection ol views taken
In it uleiit iii North Vancouver,
(',. (i. Nye.
1; J. Copeland, 2;  Roger Bums,
highly commended,
King of Tompkins, B. J. Cornish,
1; A. E. Crickmay, 2.
Northern Spy, Mrs, C. E. Keene,
1; H. Davie, 2.
Wealthy, Mrs. R. Kickhani, 1;
W. H. May, 2; B. J. Cornish,
highly commended,
Any other summer variety, St.
Paul's School, 1; A. E. Kealy, 2.
Any other (all variety, R.
Williams, 1; T. Leroilx, 2.
Any other winter variety, A. E
Kealy, i and 2.
Crabapples, Hyslop, W. 0. Bell,
1; Mrs. C. E. Keene, 2.
Crabapples, Siberian, H. Davie,
highly commended.
Apples, best collection, three ol
each variety, all named, (confined
to district), W. H, May, 1; Mrs.
C. E. Keene, 2; A. E. Kealy,
highly commended,
Pears—Bartlett, B. J. Cornish,
1; Mrs. C. E. Keene, 2.
Beurre d'Anjou, Mrs. C. E.
Keene, I.
Keiler's Hybrid, H. Davie, I,
Any other summer variety, W.
H. May, 1.
Any other winter variety, W. H.
May, 1; A. D. Nye, 2.
Plums—Pond Seedling, W. O.
Bell, 1; B. J. Cornish, 2.
Yellow Egg, B. J. Cornish, 1;
A. E. Kealy, 2.
Any other dark variety, B. J.
Cornish, 1.
Prunes—Italian, A. D. Nye, i;|
H. Davie, 2.
Any oilier variety, H. Davie, 1.
Peaches—Any variety, St. Paul's
School, 1.
Blackberries—Best plate, Mrs.
R. Kickhani, 1; B. J. Cornish, 2.
Grape-—Two bunches, grown in
the open, II Davie, 1; M. Stevens,
Largest and best collection ol
home-made jams and jellies, put
up by exhibitor (confined to district)— R. Blackburn, t,
B st and largest collection ol
liti.t-, distinct Irom any other entries (confined to district)—W. H.
May, 1.
Beans —Dwarl, A. E. Crickmay
Beans—Runners, H. Davie, 1;
A. E. Kealv, 2; A. E. Woods,
highly commended.
Beets—Long, Mrs.  Morden, 2.
Beets—Turnip, T. S. Nye, 1;
W. L. Boult, 2.
Brussels Sprouts—A. E. Kealy,
Cabbage-Early, P. Larson, 1;
T. S. Nye, 2.
Late, P. Larson, 1; A. E. Crickmay, 2.
Savoy, A. B. Diplock, 1; A. E.
Kealy, 2.
Carrots - Short Horn, T. S. Nye,
1; St. Paul's School, 2,
Hall long—T. S. Nye, 1; A. E.
Kealy, 2.
White—Mrs. C. E. Keene, I, A.
E. Crickmay, 2.
Any oilier variety -T. S. N\s, 1,
T. LerOUX,  2;  St.   Paul's  School,
highly commended,
Celery   St. Paul's School, I.
Com T. Sr Nye, 1: T. Leroux,
l; St. Paul's School, highly coin-
Cucumber—Out door, B J
Cornish, 1.; A, E. Kealy, 2: W.
o Hill, highly commanded,
Cucumber—Frame, Mrs. C. K.
Keene, 1.
K ile  Scotch, li. J. Cornish, 1
Mangolds -Long, A. E. Kealy, |
T.   S.
Squash—Two heaviest,
Nye, 1; H. Woods, 2.
Tomatoes—Red, Anna Woods,
1; A. E. Kealy, 2.
Tomatoes—Yellow, A. E, Kealy,
t; Anna Woods, 2.
Tomatoes — Pickling, Anna
Woods, ii J. J. Woods, 2.
Turnips—Swede, B, J. Cornish,
1; Mrs. Morden, 2; Mrs. C. E,
Keene, highly commended.
Best and largest collection of
vegetables.ilistinct from any other
entry (confined to district,) W. L.
Boult, special prize.
Best plant in pot—St. Paul's
School, 1.
Asters—Best    collection,    Ina
Woods, tj Mrs. A. E. Kealy, 2.
Chrysanthemums—Best collection,
St. Paul's School, 1.
Dahlias—Best collection, J. J.
Woods, 1; Ada May 2.
Geraniums—Best collection,
three varities, St. Paul's School, 1.
Gladoli—Best collection,   three
varieties,,  Mrs.  A. E. Kealy,  1;
H. Davie, 2.
Pansies—Best collection, three
varieties, Mrs. Kickhani, 1; H.
Davie, 2.
Roses—Three varities, Mrs.
Kickhani, 1.
Best hand bouquet—J. J.
Woods, 1; II. Davie, 2.
Best table bouquet—Mrs.
Deacon, IJ J. J, Woods, 2.
Best collection ol cut flowers-
Mrs. Stevens, 1; Mrs. A. E. Kealy,
Best collection ol wild flowers—
II. Woods, 1.
The executive of the Horticultural Society comprises Messrs.
Nye, Cornish,. Gibson, Kealy,
Morden, Bell (president), Elder
(vice), Docberty (Secretary-
Indian work—E. Bell and B. J.
Dairy produce and bread—
J. Henry and Mrs. Mi Adams.
Ladies' work—Mrs. llamersly
and Mrs. McAdams.
Poultry—Mr. Dixon.
Vegetables—H. Ells.
Fruit—J. Henry.
The Acquatic club.will bold its
postponed regatta tomorrow,
Saturday 21th. The programme
is as follows:
1. 2 o'clock—Double-scull race,
one-half  mile
Apples   Duchess of Oldenburg,
Mi   c r  1..."   1   W ('  Bell,
Ilaldwin, Mi ■  '    I    Ki    •
1 '   ,
di   1   I,  Keene, 1
lib hi.. ,;i 1 (range, Rogi 1 Burns,
1; W o Bell, a,
'.ii .   K   1.
Vrgi table Marrow-Green, A.
IS  Diplock, 1: J. J. Woods, 2.
Vegetable Marrow—White, A.
K. Kealy, 1, T. S. Nye, 2; Mrs.
R. Kickhani. highly commended,
Melons  Citron, W. L. Boult, 1,
Melons- Musk 11 J. Cornish,
1. St. Paul's School, 2.
Onions Red, St. Paul's School,
i;W. 0. Bell, 2.
Onions—Yellow, T. S. Nye,   I,
Onions While, B, J. Cornish,
1; St. Paul's School, 1.
Onions—Pickling A, b. Kealy.
Parsnips - r. S. Nye,  1;  A.   E.
Kealv. 2.
Peas   C. II. Nye, l;C. Woods,
in   skiffs,
2. 2:20—Senior Fours, in club
gigs, half-mile course.
3. 2:40—Motor rare, for championship cup, eight-mile course.
4. 3:00—North Vancouver juniors vs. King's College School, in
lour-oar, one-half mile course.
5. 3:20—Single skull, lor championship, one mile course.
6.3 110—Western Corporation
Limited, versus Nortli Vancouver
Perry Company, Limited, one-half
H. 4:30- Ladies' race, in skills,
one-quarter mile.
• g, 4:50 — Indian    canoe    race,
eleven paddle
10. Greasy Pole.
All entries twenty-five cents.
li. C. Wkh.ht,
Potatoes   Any      variety,
B II..
I '11
Potatoi     Heaviest    is,
, Mi    1    I    Keene, 1
Pumpkins—Two heaviest,
Sunday is children's day in the
Presbyterian Church of Canada.
There will be a special service m
St. Anorew'i Church, Sixth street,
at 11 o'clock. A choir of the
children will provide the music.
R. I Special sermon, subject! "The
Mrs  Light ol the World."
Sun: ■      I100I is usual at 2:30
p in
Evening service al 7 10, o'clock.
W.I    Prayer meeting on Wednesday
1. Boult, '  Mi. 1   K  Keene, 1, at h p, nt.
Rhubarb—Mrs Morden, 1 Mis     Pastor   Rev l D.Gillam,M.A.
I     nn,!. I   Alt are cordially welcomed, I'lll-.
.......  gxrUES? I    It w     ■   '      rone i on lusion that
the  b,  iw,  :111th 'li.'i'i'.t   tin   expendi-
Xnrt'li \ iiiicodver, li. C. 1 ,        ,,
■   . ol fill liii'i fi r itre't'l ends, would
Iy X .'. p |i ■    Pill    li (1 by pass, as there was practically no on-
Subscription, $1 ,1 year.
Managing Editor,
Vdvertising Manager
I'lllli.W   SI I'TEMHKK IB	
H . Joseph Martin W'innipi g
, ttti 11 ■ ipn ad
attention throughout the Dominion,
His utterances were directed
against the policy ol Sir Wilfred
Laurier, Lauriei in the past has
always stood (or a nation of one
people; that is. be has endeavored
to harmoni tin English and
French speaking population nl
Canada. But the Hon, Mr, Martin has pointed out that in order to
do this the liberal party has transformed itself into a Quebec ultra-
montant institution i his isa grave
situation of affairs. "How is it
that one province rules the Dominion?" asked Mr. Martin. Then
lit answers his own question:
"Because the people ol that
province, irrespective ol party, are
always on the winning side—because the English-speaking people
are foolish enough to be divided
into twu llocks."
There ii the explanation ol the
Whole unhappy condition of our
national politics. The English-
speaking Canadians arc divided
Into two parties—Quebec belongs
to neither -Quebei votes are on
the market, as il weie, and arc
bartered away tu the party that
Will pay the most loi ilium.
This is the reason why the conservative pally lias almost disappeared, transforming itae-lf, as Mr,
Mai 1111 says, into a faction half
grit, half tor), and altogether ineffective, Q lebec wants seperatc
schools and the- western jinn incus
are opposed to then:
"What do you think ol it alii1"
as Mr. Mattm asked—"Is 11 not
rotten? ami aie wc. rotten too?"
position i" 11 Almost everybody
ri iilt." d tii.it 11 was 1 nei 1 ssary nul
lay and acted accordingly We think
that sonic provision should he made
in future by the federal government,
.11 well a. the provincial, i" puss laws,
making it imperative that when a
town 1- located and surveyed that its
it end ■ ii nd lo the wan rfront,
M,   "   ; I'., 1 nd Hon, Mr
'.'   p   :■      ;:     M itivi - lor
1 :     „■   '.    e, will en   long
lake 1 III tin ir govern
111. ins and pre-- lor '.lie de-ired legislation,
Mr. Tobias Wrenson, a prominent horticulturist of Rochester,
N. y., was one of tho visitors to
the North Vancouver (lower show.
Mr. Wrenson was spending a few
days litre and hearing of the ilower
show, naturally took it in. He
afterwards spoke in high terms ol
praise of the show to a party of
friends, while enjoying their postprandial cigars on the Hotel Vancouver piazza. For a town of
about 40,000 population it was a
mighty fine show." Mr Wrenson
was under the impression that the
show drew on the Cily of Vancouver instead of on her baby
sister on the opposite side of the
Inlet. Such a compliment, coming from a man of experience in
such matters, who has visited
shows in the large cities of the
United States, is one that the com-
inittee in charge may feel a justifiable pride in.
The Toronto Star argm ■ that the
jjirb fi 1 i ens - and iiii n ui (I in
6nun ,c. mil work out 111 the do-
vel.tciuei'l "i greater independence
amonii Calhiet Minister! and nuin-
Iris n |'i ibaineul
1'l.c 'loronto Telegram asks il n
C.iliii.il .Vi'iiMcr v.' .. -:., il '.i I .(
l9,5O0 .1 ye,it. plus .1 pension ol f 1.500
per annum [nr life, more ill ■ Ij lo he
Independent and readiei to leave ihe
Overturn nl on .. questi m nl pi 11
|l ill nl Ihe I itbillcl Mini.(if Who
: 10 ! .. mil)' JOJ.JOO p, 1 annum?
I- tin member nf Parliament whose
leal in ihe ll"ii-i' nl Commoni 1-
Wortll $1,500 pi 1 anilUni mure likely
tn he independent ol the parly that
can lake tin scat Irom him. than is
the member nl Parliament whose »cal
K only worth $1,510 pi r milium.
Thi re is but nn,
In the    ■ ■    ■ 1nd I
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Interesting Sketch of tlic
Life Work of the Scottish Hem and His Great
Though sin liuiiilriil years have
well nigh sped -nice the death of Sir
William Wallace, the anniversary of
all event sn memorable in Scottish
history is 1101 likely to be allowed to
pass will' ''it 1 : tion in ihe laud
which claims him 1- its foremost hern
Tin clamour and the dust of ccntiir-
• - have obscured many stirring episodes in our national life, but the
111 11.■ -t-, i| the man who led the van
11 I yiel led In- life ill the valiant
struggle for Scottish independence can
never be effaced nr tarnished as long
as Scnstmcn are (rue tn their national
interests and the noble heritage for
which their ancestors lotlght and hied.
11 was in imi"i, thai Wallace was
ire.iclieroii-ly betrayed into llie hands
1.1 I'Mivard by Sir John Monteith, sac-
if 1 ell in pay the pri  the piqued
I iealoil iy of tin  S ol
'   •   lillitl      'i ■      of  Wal-
. dbeei ' . emasbittei
for, .I.- li Ilu si ui .a' ,1 baron, his
father's holding al Klderslic, hear
Paisley, Was hut poor, and Wallace
'in y considered ai Immeasurably beneath 1 '11111 in social status
Hill mie \\ .1., 1 In- claimed ai
Icred elerici
11  tin  ■'    li   ;. ,ii.'. now tit   rihe
tn • ..on;.:,   t |. .'un ,1! grand '• iri enj
t nl   latest tan hip
Tin  "I
lenient with
1   I n| the Dominion n
lli* c*lu
■   inci
viiu'i tii. ■ . Tl
proec!     I atrivii
ipiesli  ■
...       I,trailing  I
,1,-atl ,  per  I I  from  I '
1  .     rtl llie until
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1 ,. .     .
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' ■   ' •     •
1 llie tu
A Son ol the People.
,   . '  .      ■ die people
p|     ■ ' ,.     .•',',    ||i   i •
;    ihel   .ri      id  ' ■ I. ivi   In 'i;
■ ll    skirmishes 10 1  111
t the lime,   nd Wallace nnd hi-
re compelled t 1 tal el
i-itl    '   11   Ie, 1  rich eci lesiasli   n
dii ■  in  I ituiipnt c, to ivl "in S oi-
lo ''    idi lite I   i"'   still
1  |i In  llll  boy
t's heart tin       limelils 0
■ Inch hi
e years I     iln promise,
The Tyranny ol the 1. glish Voks
' "■  ij : ." g "..! - I'
-.1 the gal: isoil, Tin (I 've J .:
Wallace in Lanark, llie scene ol ' 1 c
ol tin must touching incidenls in i is
glorious Inn sini'iiiv career, lleliveeii
. ■ and M irinn Draidfutc, tin
"orphan of Laniiiiglon," there li.nl
sprung tip a tender attachment, eliding
in a secret rrtarringt While he was
walking the streets of Lanark one
night the English soldiers, who well
knew Wallace and the manner ol man
ihey had In deal with, began to i. or
in,I insult him
tin ,.  in- sword, and was
:  veil figl ling i" Ihe door   of   his
nni 10 had evidi ntly known
ol 1I1, presence ol her hero and his
danger, for il was immeadiati I) open
el for hi- admission and as quickly
bolted once he had crossed llie threshold, Ry an exit fr.sm the rear he was
enabled to escape, bill a terrible revenge was awaiting hi- beloved al the
hands nl flazclrigg, the English gov-
, nor of Lanark. She and bet servant
were cruelly slain, ami her house set
ii lire Ere long llazlerigg had
cause to regret his precipitate act.
The news of the outrage brought from
A Vow
that none would see him rest until he
had avenged Ihe death of her who
was more precious to him than life,
and that vow he kept tn the letter.
llazelrigg's house was attacked, the
Sheriff was slain, and Lanark was
(reed from English dominion in the
course oi one night.
Events now followed each oilier
rapidly, and Wallace became the man
of the hour, triumph followed triumph
till ihe glorious assertion of Scotland's
independence nt the battle ol Stirling mi lllh September, 1207, Occupying a strong position commanding Stirling, he managed to keep in
cluck his adversaries which Surry was
not slow to observe; nnd fearing the
ret-iill of an encounter with the doughty champion of Scotland's rights, lie
bethought tn gel the better of him by
strategy. Two friars were sent to
propose terms to Wallace, but these
he treated with scorn, and sent Surry
hack' a reply characteristic nl ihe 111:111
--"Return lo your friends and tell
limn ,-. ■ i'.one here with llll peaceful
intent, bill ready for battle, ami do-
lermincil to avenge our own wrongs
and set our country free. Let your
masters conic .1111 attack 11-. Wc arc
read) to nnd them beard to heard.''
And beard to heard they met, with
->iiii din results to the English army
as every body knows
Wrllacc Monument, Aberdeen
It is unnecessary to follow the
wavering fortunes of the hero in Ins
efforts I" push home the fruits of that
victory and to strengthen the foundations he had already laid mr the assertion of his country's freedom. At
the battle oi Falkirk, disastrous
though u proved, Wallace mice more
displayed his whole hearted devotion
10 the cause lie held so dear. It was
while waiting the attack of ihe English here that the great patriot ma Ie
His Famous Speech.
bricl and tO the point "I have
brought you to the ring. Dance if
you can."
Ala-!  for  Wallace, they  did  not
dance Well to the tunc played them,
aiiil the victor of many former fights
iffi ri .1 an ignominious defeat    The
anker wi rn   ol ji ilonsy had e.iien
itself into the heart* of the Scottish
Horn I ■,. nh th r st nion
. .     ..    1   ir ch impion his sue-
.cess, and valued Ihcir honoi less than
ihe satisfaction ol seeing him over'
thrown.    When the services ol the
cavalry might have been nl ni"-i siren 1 mid the fortune! nl the day might
have lie, 11 entirely changed, they li it
llie fu Id without striking 01 1 i
,1 siiigl, blow, J11I111 Comyii
'.  ,; tin ':  In id    Deserli
limn ni mi il. and   by   thosi    wli 1
should have been his 11 rim  1     icild
:   k lo his post, even gli e
fully urging 011 the fnilhful ri nlnanl
to do 01 die for Ircedom'  call c    Hill
courage nnd bravery were unavailing
against die overwhelming numbers nf
llie English army, and
Comyn's Treachery
day I r Scotland.
11 illy ended  Wal-
ion       ■. ■    For a linie In
. '. ;■      ... 1 ■..   ;      I ,;.
I again I     leell
in Edward   .vim      I
dial w
of F.dwai'd.    V'.
1 ilu   in '■: li   '.    11 in   mil 113
with K'erle mil in :■'  i\  .1 M ilil   tl
I luring (In  ■ t mentioned
two meii-al inns ,'ert 11 Imil I In li
humble -'1 epiiifi chambi 1 Ki
immediately seized, removed from
ihe apartment, mid put to death. Inn
Wallace Was not so easily dealt with,
The scuffh hud iw ikcneil him, 1 ul,
grasping a large piece of wood that
had I n used for a seal, he struck
dead on ilu   ipot two n Hants,
ihii       idloni
: tie? il friend
hip . .    ■        ■ i
for Wallaci    ll 1     1111     1   ir I,
nnd offered him his prolei lion 111 the
ensile of Dumbarton il he would ne-
company him thither as a prisoner,
assuring nl the same lime thai then
lie would he free from moli -1 ition,
Alas'   Wallace listened to
The Voice of the Betrayer.
Hi- stay in Dumbarton Castle was
brief Ry Edward's commands he
was conveyed l" London wli
Westminster hall, he had to stand u
mock irial oil n charge of (reason II!
his defence Wallace pleaded that,
since he had never taken the oath
of allegiance lo Edward, he owed him
none, but the end of the trial had been
a foregone conclusion, anil Wallace's
plea was spumed, lie was found guilty of the charges preferred against
him, and sentenced to one of the
Most Barbarous Deaths  . ,,
that was ever carried oui under the
name nf English justice. Dragged to
the elms ol Smillifield on a hurdle,
he was strung up and allowed to hang
until life was well nigh extinct with.nit
'swearing allegiance to King Edward,
lib last breath on the gibet, but was
lakcn down and   cruelly    mutilateil
Afterwards his head was placed on tin
chief pinnacle of London Uridge, md
Ins mangled hands nnd nrms disiri
luiied over various Scottish town.
\> ihe [lev. David Mairac in "Tin
Story of Wallace," inst puhlisln .1. well
dcsoiibes Ihe sequel, when he says
"Tbe 111 tvs a then In ro's dentil Ilu
very sight ol his in 1 ■ I in I) wli 11
ihey  were  exposed  ill  Si'i
it   from terrifying  the people inl 1
dumb submission, only stirn I up
Ti.c Smouldering Fi: a ol Patriotism
into a eon
1 rry t hi
l-hi'i      vorl   forwa     ■.   eoiiiph
■ on, •'- pi risk in 1      ■ .   ■    v, th .
'six months of the day win 11 Ivl
'bought   that  with   V.
ih.  nle.1 1"' mi independent Se
had become a thing of 1 past
Robert the Itruce, in pi ■ :
some of V\ illai     patriot) 11
defiance of Edward, cr iwned King ol
Si      nil ni Scone
vicissitude, and struggb   had there
afier to he  encountered.    But  the
cause began al length to emerge towards triumph,    Thus within nine
years nf the day when Wall n    iv
barbarously executed  ti e  1     I ••
u'nii li In so nobly fought
was ii'innpii'iiii,    Scotland  wi
nul its in.liji".idi im lirmly establish
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oriip m
"- noli1! ■ 1 r
111 iti
KA( li
ifii Cordova Stre-Pt.
North   Vancouver Specialist
on 14th St,, near Lonsd.ile Avenue.
Water Connections. A Good Buy
$1000.00 ON EASY TERMS
Call at EXPRESS OFFICE k< .*
Is a glnriovs summer htirr-
agt —quenching and satisfying. Remember there's no
other "just a* good"—insist
on gelling Bainier : : : • ;
■mBBDKBi ■anaaoai
i^cificBoltling Works
favorite Tooth Pcnvder
For Real Estate
it   :    (.nil (Kid see   i   it
lonvldlt!   \tenuc.
He ll ri|llil lili  llie   ft' III ll   .in.I
makes  u  »| Inlly ol ' irlb
Vancouvi r |.r..|n.rli. -.
for uoiiiu nf iln- liiie-i iiii-iin".
pru|x*rt<  in iln- Town >is<  n i
rt'-iiliiii'" |.i'i|.etiv iiml nori'iige
in till inui.- ni liic siibnrl li
Nmi i- In,, lime I" buy nnd
if iln- limn in line from.
Cleanses and Beautifies Iln Teeth,
Imparts nict odor to Breath.
Pal it;, 'fu' mid i.itlii ill
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McBrvvdPs Bruq Store
North VrtnroMvor.
f.y.1 1 .■! »~"—■■?■-—
and the
for $1.50 a year.
Phone BI4I1
'e&tera Corporation, Ltd,
4eeountants,Auditors,    Plumbtngand rimmllh-    tin),Cattle andChicken
Real [state *. iv Inq. iced
Lumber ami ill kinds ej Building Material.
1.1:1,1- Cleared and nodding Creeled.
Conli'.ii'loi'."i onil Valuators,
ttr nfi- moling .? sp.-ci.il ilrm uf ford Howl onil inn luppl) nn, <|unntlt,.
412 Hastings Slrctl West, Vancouver, B.C.
Emil Guenther    A. M. BLATTIC ^g&^^sfflpj
107  1 irtto     v>   ■'    Vancouver, |i.  (;
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lb .' :-.: roi r 1 rh «ti ■    ••
11 nmliolil."."!- or I    krnpl n'li
REAL,   1:- i all;
dm ni
ii N'ortl It--'
Committee. Appointed to
Draft Resolutions—Contracts Awarded — Town
Engineer and Assessor
Appointed—Other Im-
Euds By-law Passed.
I Reeve A. E. Kealy presided over a
'll attendance of the municipal coun-
tj nn Wednesday night, Clerk Philip
Lvi,s also in bis place.
i Minnies ni two previous meetings
lere rend and confirmed.
J ('bus. S. Stevens, mayor of Kam-
l)ops, wrote that a convention of rep-
sentatives oi the different provincial
nunicipalities would be held at New
Westminster on Sept. :.".nb. Decided
fiat the wbole council would attend.
!'l\ R. Clark, secretary of the volun-
|.r lire brigade, wrote requesting
Jit certain assistance in the way of
Iraphcrnalia. Referred to lire and
liter committee with power to act.
■Krom H. E. Wrighl, oi the Western
lirporation, re the nuisance end of
Ix drain oil cast side of  Lonsdale
viiiic.    Alter some discussion   the
Litter was left lo Hoard of Works.
IMciUciI Health Officer Or. H. Dyer
llli report stated that he hod in-
leeted.'.lic sanitary conditions of the
fcn-cs mill stores on cither side of
lower end ol Lonsdale avenue.
li,. closets are all of the bucket sys-
|u and not well attended to,   The
fui'ial state ol this locality is very
A drainage system is urgently
ledi'il.    Tbe sanitary arrangements
Imiv. buildings should I"' submitted
tbe City Engineer and approved
|i.,re occupation. Unless some mca-
Ire   for cleaning up this una arc
Im taken it will he the starting
L„i ol disease al some future dale.
Il'lic reeve asked   ii   the medfcal
,1 tli I'lin'cr bad power to lake ac-
n    li so. he should know his pow-
i and enforce the law.   He Ins con-
| over the constable as health olli-
:ounci|lnr Dell thought that prompt
„„i should be taken, and moved
Hi ihe report be referred to th'
hie reports of the various commit-
Is were all ol routine nature and
..nne'lbrBi'l •ubmltt'd the follow-
Ifatatoment of the i-ommltteo regard-
; kcIiii.iI iniitlers:
|e financial Provisions ill the New
i Public ScllOOll Aet as regards Ku-
! ral District Schools-and as it af-
I fcits North Vancouver District.
Ninth Vancouver Municipality
J three schools to consider, viz.:
il l The North Vancouver school
Jh its two teachers requiring annual-
ftor salaries $1330, and for other pur-
say $150 more. The Govern-
■rn granl in future will 1"' $1180 per
|,r. and the balance of $350 will have
\U- provided by a local rait in the
district, This school district
Ebraccl the whole townsite and to
distance "I two miles north snd
M tn the Cspilsno river.
■DlTlie Moodyville school with one
,chcr. salary $m ind expenses say
The government grant will   be
[,n per year and the balance ol $l«0|
I have 10 be raised by a local rale (
, ||lc ichool district,   This school
itrici   embi tees   Moodyville   and
|rlh to north end ol timber limit ll
I ,.;,.', lo Seymour river.
bi Within ihe Moodyville district j
Lv  is  ihe   Lynn  valley assisted
liiinl. which will be hilly provided
r by ihe Government unless Ihey. as
|enis hkely. cut off and form (or it
.,.,,. ,,,. school district, in which
Le ii also w'!l have i i find aboui
[80 by local rales for cbool purp ises,
Tlic local rates required in each
i'nnol districl will have to be levied
■ tin assessed value  of  the  real
roperlyi the personal properly, and
L. personal incomi - ol all in ihi tl i
lict, and ihe usual i xt'lllptions arc in.I
The procedure pn scribi 'I  I
Iin After 1st January, when tin  id
En-it   inl . ii, ,;.'     Iiool truss
' -   ., :        pply
sor wiih a lisl of all persons liable to
be rated (or school tux and a statement "i the amount of money they it-
cm The assessor must then make
up an assessment roll and si i opposite the name of each person the value
of his personal property, and his real
estate and the amount of his income
and he—the assessor—will apportion
the amount to be raised pro rata according to the valuation. No one
class of properly assessed being charged a higher rate than another.
(HI There is an appeal lo the council against the assessment and Ihey
will sil as a court ol revision.
il) A (till copy rn' the assessment
roll is sent to the superintendent of
(.',) The collector of Ihe district collects the school rates and pays them
ovor to the Department nf Education
monthly with a detailed statement of
the amount collected.
4. The act makes no provision for
tile expense of making the assessment
or collecting the school rates—yd all
the work is special and apart from the
ordinary duties of the assessor and
It is not too much to say that (or
work, books, stationery and postage
an expense of at least $M), will have
to be incurred in the three districts to
raise a total revenue of $f,H(l (or school
there arc no means provided whereby the assessor can ascertain the value ol personal property owned or
amount of personal incomes. The
only way possible is by asking each
individual lo make a return to the assessor but that cannot be insisted on
under ihis act.
.1. In Moodyville school district proportion o( the Jjind will have to be
provided by the Moodyville sections
which arc assessed hy the government
assessor; as his valuation of these
lands is very low and nut of proportion to the nuuiieipal area, these sec-
lions will have to contribute much
less than a fair ratio nf the whole sum
raised, yet all the School children are
located at Moodyville.
Moved by Councillor May, seconded by Councillor Mordcn, that in view
ol the cniuhersoiiK'iicss and cost of
eollee'ion entailed by the duplication
nl machinery (or the assessment and
collection "i the amount required, under ihe set, as also the Inequality of
contribution, your committee recommend* lint consideration ol the ace
be submitted to the forthcoming municipal convention to be held at New
Westminster. Your committee would
also suggest that resolutions should
be passed by this council (or submission to said convention.
Councillor Hell, in speaking lo bis
resolution, slated that it took 50 per
cent, of the school lax so levied for
collection, and some parts of the municipality were required to pay more
than others, which were out of proportion and not fair. Mr. Hell suggested that the resolution should go
before the municipalities' convention
ai New Westminster,
Reeve Kealy—How is Moodyville
Clerk Philip explained that the municipality embraces lhat section.
Reeve Kealy—The amounts which
'wc arc expected to pay is out nf all
Councillor May moved. Councillor
Allen seconded, and carried, that the
report as read be adopted,
(in motion the finance committee
was instructed to prepare resolutions
on the school act and submit same
nl a special meeting next Wednesday
On motion oi i ouncillors Hell and
M rdei tin ion bl w is instructi .1
to reporl in future regarding undi ir-
able characters, and the names ol
owners o( tin houses they locate in,
Councillor Morden brought up the
question of lighting tlic main portion
of the municipality, Alter a brief discussion it was resolved to refer the
matter to the Light committee,
fin motion Councillors Bell and Allen and the clerk were appointed a
committee to drafl complete rules of
procedure at council meetings.
The Hoard ol Works reported progress in work on Twelfth sired and
MO feel addition lo l-'roiume mad, for
which the sum ol $n> was allowed.
Also that the services of Mr. Haliuain
as municipal engineer had been procured, but no permanent arrangement with him bad been made. Ilit-
profilc "i Lonsdale avenue WIS sub-
niitted and referred back to the Hoard
nf Works.
Mr. Nye asked what was being done
nr proposed to be dnnc in extending
Lonsdale avenue.
The Hoard of Works thought that
the work was not warranted at the
present time,
Mr. Nye agreed tn send in a letter
for the next meeting stating what was
The following applications were received for the position of assessor:
J. II. Livingston, Hilton Keilh, A. D.
Nye, John Ferris, John Taylor, Geo.
King, E, L. Kirkland. The council
went into committee of the whole
with closed doors and selected J- H.
Livingston, after which it adjourned.
Street-ends By-law Carried.
The North Vancouver Street-ends
Loan bylaw, to raise $1H,H00 for the
purpose o( acquiring street ends ill
the municipality was submitted to the
electors ol Nortli Vancouver and was
carried by a substantial majority. Tbc
vole polled was very light, only 44
ballots being cast. The result was:
For Ihe bylaw, 112; against, 12, it being
a foregone conclusion that there was
practically no opposition. Had there
been the vote would have been larger.
Many people, on account of the
very bad weather, had a Iree look in
at 'he horticultural show on Saturday.
Capt. Cates and family have moved
into their new home, ll is a beautiful cottage and a credit to North Vancouver.
Ex-Reeve Gill's display of hops
from the Squamish valley was very
much commented on at the fair on
Saturday and Monday,
Mr. F. Mee, mining expert, oi Oregon, paid North Vancouver a Hying
visit on Thursday, lie is brother oi
Mr. Chss. Mee, ol Moodyville.
A. St. George llamcrslcy, of the
Ferry Company, left on Monday night
for Atliu and oilier northern points,
by the steamer rrinicta May.
Mrs. Gosse, of North Vancouver,
and Mrs. A. Smith and daughter, Vancouver, leave for Portland today,
where ihey will visit friends nnd take
in the fair.
The Vancouver band was over on
Sunday. Alioul .1 p. in. n struck up
"Onward Christian Soldiers," and at
first people thought that it was the
Salvation Army band.
Mr J. D. Dick has a fine Hock of
Plymouth Hocks. This morning
one of the hens laid an egg,
measuring ()'/. \ 8 inches in circumference, and weighed nearly
four ounces.
Contracts Awarded.
Tender! for work on several streets
and road in the municipality were
opened and contracts awarded as follows
Fifteenth street Askew and Renin Iy, $1, i .■
Chesterfield aveiim I nway &
Kaymcs, $1117
I'he balloon ascent on Sunday was
a great success It's a pity that it
wis the last exhibition ol this kind
this season. The weather was
doubtful, but this did not prevent
about a thousand spectators (nun assembling mi the hotel grounds to See
the ascent
A strike ol small dimensions is
reported st Cumberland, where the
Chinamen working on top struck
for the same wages paid those below. It was not granted them,
and boys speedily took the places
made vacant and the report says
Cumberland is rejoicing thereat.
On Saturday The F.xprcss was paid
a brief vim' by till lion Frank and
Mrs, Oliver, R G, and Mrs, Macpher-
-mi, and the Reeve and Mrs, Kealy.
The distinguished part) attended tho
fair and mi ' ' I lends hereabouts,
Vli  01  ■ ■  I" iiq ':; ■  n ws
paper mon, wished 1
North Vancouvei
St  Andrew's road   *,ike« Si Ken   lie said, a i ;
- •'"' > have ai
Seventh ilrccl   C nv, | 5 Kaymcs
Firsi    ""i   Askew  ft   Kennedy, Nl'lMT
When Dick Ainsworth's back
collar stud slipped Irani his fingers
and dissappeared behind a huge
and immovable mahogany wardrobe, he was merely annoyed; but
when be discovered that bis man
had onilllitted to put any others
into his portmanteau, ho gave vent
to his feelings iii true British
This relieving him somewhat, he
armed himself with the poker and
made sundry lunges behind the
wardrobe, but with no result.
He swore softly, casting a frantic
glance at his watch, and then proceeded to search for a bell. But
there was none to be seen.
He bud not the slightest notion
in which direction bis host's room
was situated, and time was flying.
There was, therefore, nothing for
it but to finish his toilet with a
teverent prayer that bis collar
would not suddenly fly tip and hit
the back of his head before the
evening" was over—a prayer he
hardly expected to be granted.
The gong sounded, and, anathematising his man, collar studs and
the world in general, he decended
to the drawing room.
There were a few other guests
present besides the house party,
and Dick found himself escorting
a girl to the dining room whom he
had not noticed among the company on his arrival earlier in the
He had a kind of hazy notion
lhat she was pretty, but bis recent
troubles were too Ires!) in bis mind
lor him to pay much attention to
He ate up his soup in solemn
and moody silence, while the fish
course and llie entrees proceeded
in much the same fashion. They
had nearly reached dessert when
the girl spoke;
"1 wonder if you are aware that
you have not addressed a single
remark to me since our introduction?"
Dick started. He could not
turn his head with ease, for fear of
the consequence, but he glanced
at her out ol the corner ol his eye.
"If you knew what was on my
mind yon would not be surprised,"
he returned gloomily.
"Tell me," she responded, "for
I confess tnat at.present your behavior does surprise me."
"There is no stud at the back of
my collar," replied Dick in sepulchral tones.
The girl laughed, a soft musical
"Oh. you poor man; I do sympathise. No wonder you are
silent and sad. Couldn't you have
got one lent you?"
"There was no bell in my room,
and no time to go on a search."
"When I am married," said the
girl reflectively, "1 will have a
tray of studs in every man's room.
Fancy if we were left without pincushions."
"Will you ask me to stay with
you?" demanded Dick. He was
forgetting the collar stud.
"Certainly," she responded;
"but 1 fear you will have to wait."
Dick wondered whether she was
engaged, and longed to find out.
"When I return the invitation,"
he replied, "you shall have "two
pincushions in your room."
The girl's thoughts were now in
the same direction as Dick's had
"Is she dark or lair?" she demanded,
"Kair," responded Dick, with a
glance at tbe girl and a quick
mental resolve.
"Pretty?" asked the girl.
"Lovely," replied Dick with
"Tell im her front name." said
the girl.
Dick   laughed.   The   situation
|l|l   IM ll llilll,
"You shall guess," Ilu replied.
"I ian not," she answered,
Her hands were in her lap and she
was toying with a tiny late handkerchief.
Dick's eagle eye fell upon it.
In the corner was a small embroidered "Y."
"Now, in the name of all that's
wonderful," mused Dick, "what
. ri nanii begins with thai
\ ittddi ;i inspii ttion 'I iwm tl
upon bin u I I.' In .. his bow at
,,   . iture,
»Hi' ' ii i" iai i Dii k loltly,
\ .
"Yvonne," repeated th girl,
with .i ' nrious intonation in In i
'   ■ '  "'
"1 love it," replied Dick.
"Ah!" said the girl gently, and
there was a silence.
A moment later the hosti
the signal and the ladies rose,
On their departun Dii k made
his request known lo his hi i. ind
was soon his calm, imperturbable
sell once more.
"Say Fred," he demanded of
the man next him, "who was the
girl I took in? I didn't catch her
"Miss Yvonne O'Hoa," res.
ponded the man addressed,    "I'd
bet she's hail more proposals  than
any girl in ehe Kingdom, nnd has
refused them all."
"Then she isn'l engaged?" asked
Dick carelessly.
"No, dear fellow. So if you've
any feeling that way, go in and—
you won't win.
"Thanks," replied Dick camly.
"If I do go in, I shall win."
"Then stay out," was the solemn
When the men ascended to the
drawing room Dick's eyes wandered
immediately in starch ol the girl.
He was not long in finding her,
and established himself on a lounge
beside her with a self possession.
"So your need has been supplied," remarked the girl.
"Certainly," he responded,
■'lint how did you know?"
"You have lost that former air
of diffidence, which I am convinced was foreign to your nature."
she smiled.
"You wrong me Miss O'Hea,"
he replied gravely.    "I am   the
most diffident of men."
i,"l should   hardly    have     realized it," she answered.
"Shyness, reticence and diffidence,, Miss O'Hea," said Dick,
are distinctly masculine virtues.
No doubt that accounts for your
difficulty in recognizing them."
"Do you also count politeness
among the virtues?" she demanded.
"Certsinly," responded Dick
airily, though for a moment he was
non-pi used.
"Of a masculine type, I suppose," said the girl reflectively,
ami that is the reason 1 did not
recognize it."
"I apologize," said Dick. "The
joy ol recovering a stud has gone
to my head."
The girl laughed, and a song
Irom a well known soprana came
as a welcome interruption lor the
On its conclusion Dick spoki.
"I count on your good wishes
lor my wooing," ho said suddenly.
"Oh," said the girl, surprised, "1
thought it was settled."
"No," said Dick gravely, I
doubt il she even knows of my
"Why don,t you tell her?" asked
the girl.
"There are many reasons," said
"One is that she doesn't
know me very well."
"How, then, do you know her?"
"I'm a student of human
nature," responded Dick. "He-
sides, it was a case of love at first
"Ah!" The girl's voice was rc-
"You don't believe it?" asked
"A girl is not permitted data by
which to judge."
"I suppose not," replied Dick,
"but if she were?"
"It might be' possible," she
said, unfurling her (an.
"Should you think a girl would
be angry if she knew?"asked Dick
"Certainly   not,"   replied    llie
"After all, it is a compliment.
"Well," said Dick, very gently,
"you are Yvonne."
* * •
Mrs. Ainswortb has insisted on
having boxes ol studs in the rooms
ol all her male visitors, though
Dick has demurred, as he says ho
would like togivi all his guests a
chance of winning as charming a
wile as bis own.
Yvonne, however, thinks it is
i,,,l ;,. n BSary tO   involve   llie   IpSS
ol a collar stud in order to bring
iliis to pass, for, as she invaribly
points out, all men are nut as diffident as Dick. I
North Vancouver
Ferry and Power
Finn steamers St. George, Surrey and
Nortli Vancouver available fur excursions at moderate rates.
Sunday afternoon, 3 to 6.
Admission free.
NS.-.M. Oeorgo"
Commencing August 1st, 1008,
Van. N. V„ L. «.
*•'"'...      .   . *'m'    «•■•
fi.nu  Dully,«x Buniliji, North..  M0„„
Vmicuhvit only.
7.01.. Duly, ei SiiniUyt, North..   7,20....
Vancouver onij.
8.1*1..IHII)', N.VHticiillver «,,d..   8J0....   8.M
I.i,n8<lnlf linrilcnt,.
9.10,.Dally, North Vancouver  . 9 no   .
10.10 Dally, North Vinamver   10.10....110.41
11.Hi  Dally,North Vancouver  . U.:io....
I'.iii p.m.       p.m.
12.15 Hatiinlnv, siui'lftv nut] IJ.m .,, 1246
holl.liiysouly,North Van-
rmiviTHiid !,. tiitrilfliK.
1.15 Dally, N. Vancouver only    1.40....
.'ij  Dally,N.Vanconvor and.. imii,.., 245
Lonsdale Qardona,
3JS., Dally, N. Vancouver only.. 8 40....
1.15 li..tly, n.Vancouver only.. 4.4ft.... 4.is
sift. Dally, North Vancouver...  .1.40....
6.16 Dally, .Nnriii Vancouver., b.40.... 6.4',
inui Lonsdale Gardens,
7l.r, Dally,N,Vanoouveronly., 740.,,,
SMS..Dally, North Vancouver. . s.io..,. 8.46
i*ii(t 1...H-.I... ti. iii,,, '..lift i.'i .Dally, n. Vancouver only . 1,40....
10,15, HhIIv, N. Vniii'iiim>ronly .•10.40....
11.i.'i .Dally,exceptSundayi 11.10....
•10.140 on Sundays    |KU5 a.m. on Sundays.
Note.—All the steamers call nt Lotu*>
dale (lardens nn Saturday*, except 11.00,
7.00,8.10 and 11.10 a.m., 1.18,
7,16,8.18,9.18,10.18,11 15 p.m.; and on
Sundays, all except the 9.10 and 11.10 a.
111., and 7.15,8.15, H.15,10.15 fun.boats.
Sailings to and Irom Moodwillo are
in course of arrangement, for band
concerts and special occasions half-hourly salllngt will iw arranged as required.
To Brockton Point for lacrosse matches,
etc., eailinas as advertised in tbe daily
papers, ibis Timo Table may be
altered without notice. I)o not fail to
visit Lonsdale Gardens, North Vancouver, the favorite picnic resort.
'' that the above named Company
has this day filed in the Land
R ■ -try Office, ill the City ol
Vancouver, a plan, profile and
hook of reference for that section
of its railway from Station 1,058.-
00, being a point in Lot 775, in
tbc Municipality of North Vancouver, through the said Municipality to Station 1,671.10, being
a point on the east shore ol Howe
Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this
hth day of September,(905,
Jamrs Jeffrey, Secretary.
.  .-Im
Mouses to Rent
call on W.P.Hogg
TWO  BOOM   ,1'WiT TIH IlrHISfl.
U5T See Me Before Buying.
Real Estate, Mining, Insurance,
Loans, Farms,  Etc.,
Timber Limit*.
Propeaty for sale all over the City
Suburbs .md Nurlli Vancouver.
Office: 404 Granville St.
Vancouver, B. C.
Support   the   lown  and   subscribe
(or its paper. The lixpresa.
To your patron 1 every night I   mi ans "I tho
!i, , :   ,'.  '   low       ; youi -elds
trtanged    I   '      f,: '     '■' ■ incn a 1 d
B.C. I Iti I r'u K*iiK*<i> Co. I Id. T11K  EXPRESS
===== BROKERS =   •     '
"Do You Want a Home?"
We have some of the Choicest
Lots which we offer at very low
prices.    Come and br convinced
130 Cordova SI.
Tht brat Tni'iiii'il work done at lltt
Pionet r Barber Simp
etjijntile  Ihlel North  IWourrr,
smoke Tin-:
Mrs. Henderson returned on Monday from n visit to Seattle.
Miss A I.:i Wcllanil is visiting Mrs.
.1   Davis, nf the Ketith Road,
I \V. C.'iiuplii'll. has (.one mi an extended iirospecting tour up Ihe Sgna-
Itlisll river
l.'ii-i,dii, I(, Dick "ii Monday went
to New Westminster with bis prisoner. Victor Verret.
J (In Monday Rev Mr and Mr- Gil-
lam spent llie day at Vancouver visiting their friends.
_ ,	
Mr. and Mrs Dick, junior, arrived
home "ii Monday. They enjoyed
ilieir irip immensely.
Mr. S 11 Sclniltz and son loft
mi the steamci Princess \',.".,,ria on
.i visit i" Ineinl- In Seattle,
~—— i    Work mi Lonsdale avenue ni- mis-
Dialers in pended on Tuesday  ml Wednesday
Itiieral Hardware, Oils, Piiints, KIci™acc"""1"',^1"iv>' Mins .
TilllierS allll I'llllllkrS. I   Davis ami I.. !■.,«,- are nff mi a
Aecnts (or fortnight's sailing cruise up the coast,
liwriry'x well known ciiantcllor"
Slttl Ranges.
Corner l-'irst and l/inudale,
North Vancouver
We it'll md deliver goods cheaper
Hum Vancouver firms can.
and hunting,
Miss  ll   Conway, returned home
Iriim King.Inn. Out. where she bad
been visiting for several months; ac-
Note-Onr express wagon meets the! communed  by   her  aunt   Mrs.  W.
lino and 5:80 p.m. limit*. littler
The Proposition of tbc Day
on the Northwest Pacific
Transformation Scenes
Just Begun.
1,000 Acre* of Primeval Forest to be Swebt
Away Bij Gigantic 81 cam Engines.
The Vancouver, Westminster & Yukon Railway, snnu-
tioned by the Dominion Authorities to connect land and
ocean highways, and make the North shoro a shipping
The B. C. 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 tin' kinetiscope of the Const.
Official Agents for all tho original townsite lands.
(l.UUU acres still left.)
Mabon, Mcfarlanri £• Million
541 Hastings Steet, Vancouver, B.C.
lie was engage,) dealing lots away up
Nineteenth street, mid consequently
was handling rotten lugs. The next
morning he awoke to find that his
baud was badly swollen. The doctor
pronounced it blond poisoning, Mr.
Sullivan said that he remembered
feeling something run into his band.
hut thought ibat it un. only it small
phtitei nnd t'liik ii" particular notice
u' 11 Tin doctor claims that lie was
bitten liy one m more worms which
an i" In ii'iind tu iliciycd tvo 11 This
llliltllil be a warning 1" men who work
in tin- bush.
On Tuesday Mr. I.a Pcnoticre was
VA.IVCX) D V 111 R ,n"willg VMI"r~ "Vvr die townsite, No
doubt they will soon lake up tlicii
residence here. New residetiti are always welcome
K. A. DuckenHi'ld, Manager.
AM) i(i:.\'<)\ ATl'll
CATS M.tDI'i  I'd OKI) Kit
333Gamble St., Vancouver, B.C.
P. 11. Bos '.Vi I'll,ne :r,7
Driller ol
Oil, (ids and \rlcsiiiii Water
1   I). Conuell,,,( Fourth sireet. means
business     He makes barrels by baud
for ilie butchers »l Vancouver, win,
pureli.ise iill be can produce Tin
timber 11-11I is Douglas fir
Mr. (' Clyih   who hai I  away
for several years m I'ne'e Sam's domains, lias returned i" N'..ril, Vancouver mid In li II)   fl ii   thai there
i- ii" I'l.iM :,i   tin ''   '.ui.' ul 1 on it
\bolll    1   ■' I :• 11        11      I  ',     I |J
iiiiid repair wi*rl     i tin  steamer
ii-1 I wen kepi busy nigbl
1 In   tnioiinl oi
lied   al    1I1 .ill
Kliill, I I" Is llH'lll'S ,
vrnrk guaranteed.
.lit ttranvllle HI , Vanr iitver, lie.
1' ng    \l
lalrnl '    ■• -    1    \
bouts, 1,inui,.I
forests   near
i   .
il   ni)   rate.
Mis II
. A. Kussh!
The llb-lo dak Grocer
Complete In 1
Mi w r i .
g, . _    , I oblailii'd ..11 .1
Groceries, lobaccos >
iin pi.iiit,
■  shipped 1.1 S oil nni. from S    1
laud to   \    11 ft .in   \ii.|i.tii.i |i,
I -.ii W'eilncs lay.
'. 11. M in
lit, *v«., tint Lonsdale Ave.,
North Vancouver
Manufacturing ,A nth r,
Diamond St lit r nn   I     avei
I   I,      Ir,
Rev. J. 1). Gillam, M. A., who
has been in charge as a home
missionary here since Oi lober last,
has received ■„ very hearty cull
Irom the congregation to become
its pastor. He has accepted it,
and the pros ivtery will meet in
the church on the evening ol the
.151I1 inst., Monday week, to induct him. In the unavoidable
al si nc ol the moderator ol the
presbytery, Rev. J. M. MeLeod
will preside. Rev, M. Macaulay,
ol Ladner, will preach, Rev, R. J.
\\ il -.mi. \ am Oliver, will address
tin m wl\ inilin ti .I pa .tor. and
Rev. Dr. Fraser will addn ss tin
" gntion,
I In- proi ■' 'Inn" nl the 1 iciiiii)
(*',i be oi nun b interest not unit
ti . lulu is ol llie 1 ■ iign at ii n
bill ntlu is nl ibe iniinii ipality, as
this 1 tin in 1 'tlli I j'i ti 1 a.
in • Ie il Si.dii \ .,1,1.111.11
\ I'.nii ng young men
nl V « Ul -ini'ii-ii! havi   arranged
wli .1 llie) tt,111 it, .1 ,
u I lucateil ii "ii iln groti      i n Ilu
exhibition,   li i-	
■ ('ti 'li.iiiuler, nrlngon   in
-1*»I >«     In it ii     I table nl can-
1 i        \  I"•'«■ n 1 'lung Ii ll -i"|'i, ,,r ■
lent, i- nil •     Ihe lop ul tlic
■ mil inf. whii li rellccls on this can
vas .rn cxart ill ,   inn ol   the
■  iln   shoe,   grounds  .nul the
"iii|,-r Iln.
«ill be a Helen ■ ' pai
Following were guests and visitors
at ihe lintel during the week;—
R, (i. McPhcrsun and Mrs McPhen
son, Vancouver; Noli. Frank Oliver,
wife and daughter, Ottawa; Alex.
Philip! Edmund Hell; A, E. Koaley;
J ll, Williams! Gen Hartley, X Van-
.'■ nver J, S C, Ku.ui mid -iv hoys
!.'!■. - College; W, Iv Pearson, Van-
'.-. nver; Win. Murray, John Court
ney, Ottawa; M, A Smith and T. II,
Campbell. Vancouver; E. Suiiih Cum-
berl.ind; Grace E, Love, St. Tlinmas,
Out.; Mrs. C. W. Armstrong, Toronto
Clara R. Mallieson, Seattle; E. K.
Parke, Vancouver; Mrs. \V. E, Pierson
Vancouver; John Martin, J. E, Mitchell. Vancouver; M. Conroy, Winnipeg; It. Ilargcr, Ciiy; G. II. Cain and
wife. City; A. J. Jeffries, Los Angeles; C C Watt, Ottawa; Cspt. Bow-
ley, launch "Heaver," Mr. and Mrs
W. H Maya I. Mr and Mrs. Parsons. Vancouver! J. T. Ventres* and
Mis. N. C Ventress, Vancouver! Mrs.
J, M, Doyle, Rcvclstoke; Miss A. F.
I.awe.-. Drayton, Out.; Mrs. II. M.
Boomer and child, W. Swallow, Van.;
Mi-s Elisabeth Jensen, nnd Miss Matilda Jensen, Smith Vancouver; Tom
Egetl, Vancouver; I) \V. Iliggins,
Victoria; M Sawyer, Tacnma; Walter
.l"iies, A. I.a|ip, l< Blackburn, N.
Vancouver; Col, Anderson, Marine
Oil .,; ('apt Gandhi,
\ I'tori . Malcolm Mi'l.c.nl. Vancouver; II 11 Wilniot, Vancouver; E,
Cuter, Fairvii»
I 1 i  da)  h • it- special privileges
1    ss< II a- it. special   tltities     The
'• inui for con    ■
■    In sinti* -. the ' vi n
.■ in retrospect the
Just Arrived_^
Large Stoeli of New Fall and Winter Goods
for Suits, Pants and Overcoats.
IHII Hastings SI. K. I   ill...  llilmll
The Old "Cos."
T. Wn "
IT, rni|i.
Gun repairing, hand mado
springs, bruziiig, Inns- ind
copper work and nil kinds
oi Hl'IiI repairing, re-lmring
11 spi-eially. Ail work guar-
aul'i'tl    ::    ;;'.■:    ::     ::
sa- ,::raM.-oxmm ..vn..jaLi,
Hand Loided Shells lo Order
Fishing Tacke and Cutlery
IV. 8. bv*0SIIKI':, 2') Cordova YV
Vancouver, B.C.
Royal City Hotel
nun k mi ivops.
Oliolccsl llrmi'ls nl WInoB, Liquors Hud
CIkhi*   Itntci, ri per tlay.
M;\V WliSTMlMS'l'KII, 11. c.
far-  Kvorvthlilii ii|i.|ii-ilnt,', the Inline ro.
di ..lelli'l, 1111.1 itiTiiitniiiHl'Ulim fur till.
Manufacturing Jeweler & tngriner
l>.0.B(,x3M, ll2i;,,slii',sMreftWi.M.
M.lNITu'TI'MiSil IX ,11,1, IT.s llltAM'llKs.
S|.,.|.iiili.tipi,ti.iii ,,'ivi'ii ,. iIu'.MaI nsllvei nl
.ii..i..'i,, null li pulling m nil ileicrhitluiis,
«,iic|. Itonn tins' liy skill..il Slei'liiii:! ». Iv.
sis s i'11'l lsliiti.it. - I'lttin-ln il on A|,|iiieiilliiii.
*IIIMI(I\. .
11   :••• ni,,. ,;:.,, ,11 ,rnlilllalil.unl8II1W
I    I...     I'll    >,   M..I..I-, , ii.IIii.   ,!«., I, .s,,,..
Summer Resort
Where Muunt.iiu and Sonshore Meet.
Splendidly situated, overlooking Burrard Inlet,
with Iht City of Vancouver fifteen minutes away
by ferry, Tin halt I • mhodit * t r rg cane, aimer
with livery in convection,    Rates $2per day.
Hotel  North  Vancouver
P. tarson, Proprietor.
i(jli-Class Ladies' and Men's Tailors
1110 Hustings St. losl, mrner Columbia Ave.
I't Hate tin Finest Chlh s i  li. City al tin
lowest Prices,
Lois (or Sale
50,60,66*132 FT,
Irom *>sn |« sun p.-r loi.
2 Acre Block on Corner
(ronlinq lonsdole Ave.,
$700 Cush.
Queens iS I onstldle
Meinl   I .(.■  I
11211m in   )   ■■*  ■
i •
W!ii(^, Spirits, Liquors & Cigars
ff   III    •I'lllll   <»'!
arc ready lo conprc prices nidi any grocer,
Why pay 25c, lor Chloride oi Lime when you can buy
it lure for 15c. pel tin.
Royal Crown Soap, 6 Dai 1 1 ir 2^.
Il.t/i 1 (bl Toil* 1 Soap, per box, 1) pes, 1 inc.
lor ij
'"i"- new and delii ioti    foi  lunch 01  picnics,     ■„
Lilil       Mi '1   ■ '.'.. j
j. a. McMillan
Cornei Lonsdale and. •; mode
NOB ■:   ' " COUVCR I


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