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ol. III. No. 45
Price 5 cents
The Editor of the "Chinook" Charges That William J. Bowser,
Attorney-General of B.C., Was An Accomplice of the late W. R.
Arnold in the Swindling of the People in Dominion Trust Fake
The Week's Happenings At The
South Vancouver Municipal Hall
Council by Majority Decide to Hold Tax Sale This Year���Also
Reinstate All Suspended Employees
rhe Municipal Council met on Monday afternoon, when the regular business which had been laid over front
last Friday night was taken up. A
communication wa! read from the
committee appointed to meet with the
School board senile time ago, re tlle
land allotment in South Vancouver.
The following is tlu- communication:
Gentlemen,���In accordance with the
object for which this committee ap-
ppinted feir the purpose- of interviewing the school board concerning
the utility of cultivating vacant school
sites in conjunction with the land offered hy Clements & Hayward, we
beg to  report  pnegri-ss  as  follows:
1. Altogether there arc 15 acres of
vacant school sites capable of being
cultivated with crops of various kinels
which, taken with the -6 acres nicn-
tioned above, makes a total of 41 acres.
2. Your conirfiittee would recommend that tin- land be divided up int"
1-+I acre holdings, which would measure say, 66x132 feet for each holder,
making 328 holdings. This would give
each holder practically all he or she
could efficiently take care of and cttl-
itvatc with any degree of success, as
the proposition is to encourage a side
industry fur thc working men of the
3. Your ceimmittee deem this occasion in approach the Minister of
Agriculture to grant free seeds for
this venture and are in communication with the minister with that object in view.
4. It would be necessary for the
municipality tn rough plow as a lirst
preparation and the holder could provide  their  own  tools,  etc.,  fnr  further
By  "Observer"
5. As the selection of the various
holders will be rather a difficult task,
we recommend that the different associations, together with the principals and teachers of our schools
should act as a committee eef selection. The council also, through each
ward  representative,  could    combine
individually to the- same end.���Signeel.
J. Campbell, chairman; Trustee Whelpton; K. Street, councillor; J. W.
Rowlings, councillor,
It was agreed t.i get this scheme
f ir land allotment for gardening pur-
poaes under way as soon as possible,
,:-id Reeve Gold was asked tn get into communication with Attorney-General Bowser and ascertain i( lhe government would be willing tee provide
<eeds free for this purpose.
Mr. Bruce, representing the t'e>asi
Lumber Company, was present, and
allowed to address the council. Mr.
Bruce asked that the tenders feer lumber feir the municipality be reconsidered as his linn which was a large
Seeuth .Vancouver concern, hail neit
been awarded any "f the lumber contracts,
Considerable discussion arose over
this and it was finally agreed to leave
this matter over and have it dealt
with at a future meeting.
A large number of claims for damages to property, etc., were dealt with
and these wire handed eiccr to ten'
municipal solicitor tee investigate with
the municipal engineer and lo be rt-
te.irtcd upon at a meeting of council
latcr- .      - ,     i.
A   communication   from   the   burn-
al.y municipal cotinc-' was read re
thc lighting arrangement? on Boundary Roa 1. After discus-ion. a committee w,.~. appointed to visit Burnaby antl confer with the council there
next Monday evening regarding this
matter. Thc committee will bc Councillors Stanley, Russell and Campbell.
A motion was put antl carried anil
the municipal so'icitor instructed tn
w-ite several parties who are in arrears of interest on mortgage money
le-mned by former c.n'ncils. from the
finking fund of :he municipality, and
those not paying up this interest at
'-nee, writs will he issueil against them
to recover the money.
A communication was read from
Ward 6 ratepayers' association C'liti-
Tuending the actions of the councillors
in their efforts to carry on the work
i" the municipality antl condemning
lhe action of Reeve Gold and asking
liim to resign.
A similar  communication was read
from Wards 1 and 2, strongly condemning the reeve and calling for hi -
These communications were ordered to be filed,
Reeve Gniii, commenting on these
communications, said they couhl send
these by the ton, but it would ii"t de-
ler him from carrying out his policy
anil as for resigning, he would not do
so and it would take a derrick to remove him from the chair He intended carrying out his platform to
the end,
Considerable interest was aroused
over the next item of business. Coun
cillors Russell and Campbell moved
that Miss Dench be reinstated as
court stenographer at 6U dollars per
month. Reeve Gnld claimed that this
was nei postion for a woman and was
Strongly against the reinstatement.
Councillors Stanley. Campbell. Street
and Rowlings were in favor of letting
each committee of the- different departments act upon those matters but
strongly objected to the actinns of
the neve in making these suspensions
without ci insulting the council. Councilleir Allen suggested that a committee consisting eif Reeve Gold. Ceeiin-
e'ilhir Allen and the chairman of each
committee be appointed to investigate into all the departments and thus
get over llle deadlock which at present  exists.
Councillor Campbell pointed out
this was not necessary as there were
committees appointed fnr all nf these
departments ad it was their duty to
make rill these investigations anil repeirt tn council. It was finally moved
that Miss Dench be reinstated and
this motion was carried, the reeve dissenting.
Councillors Russell ami Welsh
moved that Storekeeper Bell be reinstated as per amended salary and this
after considerable argument, was car-
The water works employees. Messrs
A. C. Hunter, C. II. I.anelels, J. II.
Mouat, J. Rutledge ami \V. Robin-
son, wine had been suspended senile
linn- ago by Reeve Gold, were all
reinstated unanimously by ihe council,
lhe reeve only objecting.
Councillors     Russell     anel       Welsh
moved thai the motion appointing .1.
Rutland as chaffeur mechanic, win'
was   sick   anil   unable   tee   take   up  the
position, be rescinded, and Fred.
Cooper be given the position, Thi'
caused  considerable  discussion.    The
reeve th.night lhat now that Rutland
hael been unable to take the position
it  might  bc possible  In do away  wilh
a chaffeur and save this expense. The
councillors  itrongl)   objected  i<> this
pointing "in tlie'" It "'as necessary
that the engineer and the councillors
sluiuld get over there several wards
as speedily as possible anil this could
not he done properly without a conveyance of some kind. It was finally
moved and carried that Fred. Cooper
be given the position at a salary of
$80 per month.
A motion was carried unanimously
that A. Gilbert be appointed lireman-
niechanic at $100 per month, this being a position, it was pointed out.
which  required  a  man  being  on  duty
lall the time practically, 24 hours per
The council, by a majority, recommended that a lax sale be held. The
solicitor anil tax collector were instructed   tei   prepare   documents   and
I make all necessary arrangements for
said tax sale, this to include taxes unpaid till the end of 1913, if found necessary.
Reeve Gold and Councillors Allen
and Welsh were against this, the latter stating he would only resort to
a tax sale as a last resource.
The next item was the reinstatement of Chief Lester. This caused
considerable argument and a deadlock almost resulted here. A motion
was put for reinstatement but the
reeve declared the motion out of order, and meantime declined to state
his reason for so doing. After considerable delay, during which the help
l,f the municipal solicitor was called
in. the matter was settled and the
Fire Chief again reinstated.
I see Reeve Gold has been at it
again, suspending reinstated officials
and employees. When will the man
elisplay thai common sense and business ability he was credited with before election? People are beginning
to think he is kicking in both coni-
me.ilitics and that his private secretary,
Mr. A. II. Seymour, is really the acting reeve of South Vancouver. This
impression is fostered by the fact that
even when llle reeve is conducting nn
ordinary meeting ������!' the council, Mr.
Seymour stands liy his side t" prompt
and advise him.
St   Sr   St
Tlle reeve claims that he has s<e many duties tn perforin thai a private
secretary is necessary. The funny
thing is that Reeve Gold has certainly no more, probably much less In do
than his predecessor, Reeve Kerr.
who managed tn get through all the
wnrk without the assistance of a private secretary, although Mr. Gold declared "il many occasions thai Mr.
Kerr   lacked  brains.
St   *  #
The reeve is very fond "i explaining to the council, when dning thing)
contrary lo the wishes nf the majority
eif the cnuncil. .hat In- is irying to
carry out the promises he made before
election, That is a very laudable explanation; but 1 seem tn remember
Mr. Gold telling tin people lhat it' he
was elected reeve and ratepayers
wished tn consult him, "1 will always
give them an attentive hearing."
Since his election, however, Reeve
Gold, in nrder to evade the importunities "f ratepayers desiring to consult him in their need, has put the
municipality tn a gnod deal oi expense in structural alterations t" obtain privacy and has turned over I"
his private secretary lhe duly nf giving an attentive hearing tn ratepayers
who wish tn Consult the reeve. I
wonder how the reeve "squares" this
fact with his pre-election promise in
always give ratepayers an attentive-
it 0 it
Tiie much abused Reeve Kerr was
quite satisfied with the 'eld reeve's
room, which was open to any ratepayer who wished t" consult him.
But il did nnt suit Reeve Gnld. ll
was Inn public. He must have more
privacy. Sn he hunted around the
municipal hall and without consulting the cnuncil. ordered the health department tn clear out "f their "hi
quarters sn that he could secure shelter from (lie attentions of ratepayers,
behind the screen partition which divided the health office into two pan-
Thus any ratepayer who now wishes
t" see tii'1 reeve must lirsl interview
iln- reeve's private secretary, If thc
secretary considers that the reeve
will mit In- pleased with ihe errand
of the ratepayer, naturally the ratepayer gets me further and is not allowed to penetrate behind the screen.
which protects llu- reeve from public
gaze. 1 wonder what ratepayers
think of this change from Reeve
Kerr's semi-public room, to which all
ratepayers had free access when they
wished In see the reever Mr. Kerr
tlid not put them off with a private
secretary. Sn much for Reeve Gold's
pre-election promise nf an attentive
hearing tn all ratepayers.
*   lie   *
Now as tn his promise of economy
and efficiency. Reeve Gold made a
great sprose in the newspapers shortly after his election of the thousands
a month Iie was going to save by closing down the C. P. R. springs anil
purchasing water from Vancouver. It
was shown at tiie time that such a
move on the part of the reeve and
council would be a dead 1"-- to the
municipality of about $20 a day. beside throwing seven men out uf employment anil addin�� to the unemployed problem in Smith Vanrouver.
Sinre that time. I understand, an experiment has been made by closing
down the C. P. R. springs temporarily and obtaining the water from Van-
souvcr. By the experiment it was
conclusively proved that to effect a
saving of $100 in wages and operating expenses an expenditure of $200
for water was necessary. Thus the
reeve's boast of being ahle to effect
ia saving of thousands a month by
closing down the C. P. R. springs
and purchasing water from Vancouver really meant a loss to South Van
couver workmen of the wages paid
fnr pumping ami the payment of
twice as much to Vancouver for water. Yet Reeve Gold claims tn be tlle
friend of Snuth Vancouver's working
* * te
Then lake the recent reduction in
Salaries. Certain employees would
ii"t stand for the reduction and resigned. What happened? Due employee whose wages were reduced
from S.S5 tee $65 a month was replaced
by a man at $90 a month whom Reeve
Gnld afterwards admitted was formerly employed by himself. Some saving effected there was there nnt? I Hi.
but! says the reeve, this man nf mine
is a mechanic who can do all the repairs oi the water works anil the lire-
department and every "ther department. Possibly. Hut, the man was
only t" he employed eight hours a
day. He was t" act as chaffeur tn the
engineer and the cnuncil. to look after the board of works auto and keep
it   clean   and   in   good   running   order,
tie     the     Ilii     till'     repairs     nf     till'     Water
wrks department and all repairs to
tin- tire-auto truck-, which are liable
tn be called out al any lieeiir uf the day
or night, and may meet with breakdowns on the way and have to be repaired on the spot; and all this vvrk
Reeve Gold's protege was tn do between the hours nf X a.m. antl 5 pill..
with an hour off fur lunch. Where
was tlu- economy and where was the
efficiency? In the nature of things
it was impossible for Reeve Gold's
protege t" cope with lhe work, which
thc reeve said he could dn. during an
eight hour day. Yel he proposed to
pay $90 a month tu an employee who
was t" replace one whose wages had
been reduced fmni $85 to $65. Again
I   say. where was lhe economy?
As te, efficiency, Reeve Gold, al
the infamous meeting which caused
every resident in the municipality
with any scum' ui decency t'i blush
with shame, read a statement announcing his intention m get rid of
certain employees, whu have been in
the service uf the municipality fnr
many years and are generally aihnit-
ted t-i be efficient servants, merely
because they happen to be friends or
relatives of some eene else in the employ ��� if the cnuncil ur nf councillors,
One man, whom the reeve said he proposed tu dismiss, is the oldest servant
in tin employ .if tin- municipality, so
far as length uf service is concerned,
lint, some year- alter In entered the
service of thc municipality he fell iii
love with and marrieel the daughter
nf a man whu two nr three years
later, wa- elected tee the council. Anel
ihat is Reeve Gold's aeliniiie-el reason
for proposing t" dismiss the oldest
servant iii the employ fi ihe municipality. Another old employee happens t" be a brother-in-law of an applicant for a vacancy which occurred
-"ine years alter he entered the service fi tiie council. The brother-in-
law, an admittedly efficient man. was
selected by a cnuncil which was not
aware ai lhe lime that there was any
relationship between the two men.
Because one man happened to marry
the other's sister. Reeve Cueld now
says one or either nf them or both
must be dismissed. Where is the
sense or reason in the reeve's proposal'   Verb. sap.
Reeve Up On Criminal Charge
Magistrate Reserves Judgment
Full Report of Evidence  In  Sensational Case Which Closed on
The most important happenings at
the Municipal Hall this week has been
lhe trial of Reeve Gold. On Saturday
morning last, at ten o'clock, the case
was brought before Magistrate Beatty. acting in place of Magistrate Johnson, who had declined tu try the case
in question.
Reeve Gold was charged, on a sum-
mons sworn "in by Councillnr Rowlings, with being a loose, idle, disorderly person nr vagrant, and causing
a disturbance  in a  public  place.
Mr. Rubinowitz represented Reeve
Gobi, while Mr. Savage was counsel
fur the prosecution.
Mr. Rubinowitz questioned the jurisdiction uf Magistrate Beatty to try
the case, but he was overruled, antl a
plea of not guilty was tendered for
Reeve Gold.
Councillor Rowlings was lhe lirst
witness called by Mr. Savage inr the
prosecution, and he gave his evidence
iu a quiet, clear and coed manner, guing a detailed account nf what led mi
to the fracas al the Friday night's
cnuncil nieeling. when llle disorder
took place. Councillor Rowlings testified that llle Reeve een lhat occasion
had used language both foul and pru-
fane. Asked by counsel t" give thc
exact words alleged I" have been used
by Reeve Gold, Councillor Rowlings
gave two .sentences, which are unprintable. One nf these bore reference t" himself, the other referred '."
Councillor  Campbell.
Cross-examined by Mr. Rubinowitz, Councillor Rowlings cnuld not
be shaken from his evidence.
Mr. Rubinowitz: "Is it nut so that
because of the siand Reeve Gold has
taken, your feelings and that of the
councillors are nut friendly toward
him, 1 suggest that mi occasions
when you, with councillors, met Reeve
Gold, yeeu antl ihey used offensive
language  toward  the  reeve."
Councillor  Rowlings denied ihi-.
Mr. Rubinowitz; "Did yuu hear "i-
fensive language useel toward Ri vi
Councillor Rowlins: "I eliei neet.''
Samuel Thomas Frost was t i i�� nexl
witness called leer the prosecution.
\skeel u' lu- hael been present a: this
meeting last Friday night, he stated
that In- had been present as a reporter, reporting i"r tin Vancouver Dail)
Mr. Frosl gate hi- evidence in a
clear, straightforward manner, stating
e-xaclll    where    he    wa-   when
tion. Asked as I'i whether he had
heard any obscene or foul language
uttered by the reeve that night, he
said he had. Asked to state definitely
what he heard, he said: "I heard
Reeve Gold say to Councillor Rowlins;.-.   'Sit   down,       ,   sit
down.1 "
Mr. Rubinowitz put this witness
i lire nigh a iemg i-mss-examination.
A-keel if he was not giving this evidence because his job in the municipal hall depended upun it. he said:
"No, I am nut: that is news to nie;
I did nut know that." Mr. Rubinowitz -'.tight tee show that some pressure had been brought to bear upon
this witness by certain councillors,
but he stoutly denied this, saying he
gave hi- evidence of his own free
Councillor Campbell, the next witness called, wave strong evidence a-
'jain-t tlle reeve, antl a.-serted positively that tin- accused bad used filthy
and foul language towards him. He
gave a lengthy resume uf the proceedings uf the Friday night's meeting.
pointing nut that Reeve Gnld had not
tried tee keep proper order and had,
by hi- actions towards the couneil-
lors, bun lhe cause uf the whole disturbance. This witness stated that
when  leaving lhe-  council  chamber, he
had  been  called a   I)  dirty  sneak'
by Reeve Gold, who had used language t" him which was highly offen-
-ii e.
Councillor Campbell, cross-examined by Mr. Rubinowitz, stoutly de-
niee! that he was actuated by personal
iiilings oi spite or malice towards
Reeve Gold, and slated he would always give the reeve every suppe>r
ami respect so long as he conducted
muncipal affairs in a fitting and proper manner.
Councillor Russell was the next
witness im lhe prosecution and in giving evidence stated positively thai he
had heard Reeve Gold utter obscene
and filthy language on thc occasion
of tin- meeting referred to. Witness
claimed that the reeve by his actions,
hael incited tlu- people almost to riot,
.end wa- entirely i" blame for the
scenes which took place.
This witness was inn through a
lengthy cross-examination The lawyer for lhe defense, seeking to dis-
prove tin- evidence of this witness,
sought   :-'  mt   him   l-    admit   that  he
was excited ami not in his usual state
iof mind when these scenes were, tak-
every- '"~ P'acc' '"" ,m'8 '"���' "toutly denied,
hing complained of took placi in the "'���""'- thal '" �����>- .pine .-���l and in
hall at the meeting referred to He perfect conrto 1 ol himself.
tlistinctl) heard Reeve Gold sav to , Mr. Rubinowite then sought
Councillor    Campbell:      "You're    a Councillor  Russe I  state  what    tatc
|,| v. dirty  sneak." mel,,S    H'   J""   aUe*ed,t0   hav.e   m*?e
Mr. Rubinowitz cross-examined this at   ���'.  "T". '-��<'.��>>r;.  meeting   the
witness at some length, asking him if evenln8   bef��.re>  hul  thl��  counse!   1.'"'
Local Notes
Mrs. (Rcv.l Caffin was struck by
,i jitney while returning from tlle city
riding her wheel last Thursday evening. She was thrown from her machine antl seriously cut about thc head.
Another jitney conveyed hcr to thc
General Hospital, where her wounds
were dressed. She returned home in
a   few   days   and   is   now   recovering
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Boden and
daughter, Margaret, have gone to
San Francisco, Cal., to spend the summer.
* e(.   *
Mr. Tames Draner of Surrey Centre
visited  Vancouver  last   Saturday.
* et,   *
Mr. McSavaney and family are removing from 21st Avenue to 113 40th
Avenue West.
tin- words complained of and alleged t
haw been spoken by Reeve Gold were
in England lueeked upon as swear
words eir emly ordinary wurds of slang
language, but the witness affirmed
they were foul swear words in ling-
land as  well as elsewhere.
Mr. Rubinowitz: "Is it not a fact
that you in yuur reports are somewhat biased against Reeve Gold and
is it not so that your personal feelings are met just altogether ill favor
Of Reeve Gold?
Mr. Frost: My personal feelings
have nothing to do with my reports,
and as far as my personal feelings
towards Reeve Gold are concerned,
I've me cause tee feel anything against
him;   he's   provided   me  with   lots   of
tin prosecution objected tn and the
objection was upheld. Councillor Russell staled that Ile hael been told that
the reeve had  called him a 'son  of a
b .' and if so, he said he would let
liim know of it and there would be a
dead Jew lying around if that were
Councillor Stanley next gave evi-
ilencc. stating that on the night when
the disturbance took place, he had
heard Reeve Gold use foul and offensive language. Asked by the counsel
for the prosecution to give the exact
wnrels which he had heard, he did sn,
quoting some vile, filthy language,
which witness seemed to be ashamed
even to repeat.
Councillor  Street was  the  last  wit-
good copy "since he came into office.|n��fs "'r 'he prosecutron and he gave
Councillor Welsh was the next wit- evidence similar to the preceding witness called and he stated that he had neSS' He. "lamed Reeve Gold entirely
on the e,ccasi,���, referred to in this i for the riotous proceedings of Friday
case, heard Reeve Gold use foul and | "'fiht and claimed that the: councilors
offensive   language.     Asketl   by   coun
sel to state definitely what he heard.
he said: "I heard the reeve deliberately call Councillor  Russell 'a son of a
 .'"    That  was  all  he   would
swear  to  hearing  that  was  offensive.
Witness was cross-examined by
Mr. Rubinowitz at some length but
was not shaken in his evidence regarding the foul language he had
Mr. Walter Scott Welton was the
next witness called. He stated he
was assistant municipal clerk and had
been  present at the meeting in  ques-
were quite in order in what they did.
Mr. Rubinowitz cross-examined this
witness at some length regarding his
attitude towards the reeve because of
the reeve having brought to the at-
tention of the counci' that witness's
relations had been shown favor in
municipal work since Councillor Street
had been in office as a councillor, but
the witness stoutly denied that his
own personal feelings had an effect
on his evidence in this case
This closed the case for the prosecution and Mr. Rubinowitz at this
(Continued on page 5) TWO
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isfactkm of the people of Richmond. It will take more j
than the clever pen of Editor Scott of the "Xews-Ad- ]
vertiser" to fix the people on this interesting matter.
Ol'Tll VANCOUVER has been pretty well ger-
ymandered off the map. W'e still have a population of 30,000 or more, llowser has given us Baird
as a Conservative candidate. Baird is a stranger to
South Vancouver. His party is a stranger to the
people of South Vancouver. His policies will he poison in the stomach of South Vancouver.
East of Fraser Street the situation  will  fall to a
llurnaby man.
It is therefore up to the Liberals of South Vancouver to do all in their power to have a South Vancouver man nominated at the Eburne convention Friday
night. It should he borne in mind, however, that the
best'man, no matter from which quarter he may come,
should be made the standard bearer. There are many
South Vancouver Liberals who believe that the best
man at the present moment is Mr. Gerald G. McGeer.
It behoves them, therefore, to stand shoulder lo shoulder and give Mr. McGeer a good support.
Mr. McGeer is an able and vigorous young barrister. 1 Ic has not been above associating with us South
Vancouver people during the past ten years. Tie has
been a good worker for the cause of Liberalism. Ik-
is zealous, energetic antl honorable. He should be the
right kind of a man to sit on the Liberal benches at
Victoria and safeguard the interests of all the people
of this municipality and the other municipalities which
make up the constituency of Richmond.
WITH the discredited ex-Reeve Churchill on the
one hand and the notorious Edward Gold on the
other, Mr. llowser was rather handicapped at the Kalenberg Hall meeting.
Churchill is the man who handled the patronage on
the Greater Vancouver sewer work in the district. 1 Te
it was who stated that any poor devil seeking the privilege of throwing mud out of a    municeipal sewer
HEX will this municipality wake up to it-, full re-
ponsiliility. when will its citizens arouse themselves and realize that it is time to take action in their
own municipal affairs? We arc tinder a cloud which
even dav grows darker. Wit only are we as a municipality on the verge of bankruptcy, but we are discredited and made a laughing stock- eef by the outside
world today. Scenes unprecedented have taken
place in our niiel-t in the last few weeks and today we
stand humiliated before the eyes of men sverywhere.
The scenes of two weeks ago in onr council chamber were lamentable ami disgusting, hut to add to this,
we have jusl had another black blot mi the fair name
of the municipality's history. Last Saturday's proceedings in police court were surely enough to call
the ratepayers of this municipality to a halt, and claim
their attention. Action of a decisive nature is necessary anil action must he taken as quickly as possible.
This municipality's affairs are at a standstill, its credit is nil, and its manhood is being destroyed. \\ e
must look these facts in the face. The reeve charged
with breaking the law. the councillors held up and unable to do any business, when and where shall it end?
Words fail to describe last Saturday and Monday's
proceedings. Several councillors and some independent witnesses swore to hearing the reeve commit a
serious offence, while a large number of the citizens
of the municipality at the same time strove to prove it
untrue. Valuable time was spent and the municipality's affairs had to take care of themselves. Men. women and children are in need of help; men want work
and seek to earn a living but the arrogant, unbusinesslike tactics of the reeve and the time ta.<en up in unseemly squabbles in the council prohibits anything being done that could be done. There will have to he
a change: this state of affairs cannot be allowed to
go on. Thc reeve has stated he will stick to his policy
no matter what anyone else may do. The council so
far as the reeve is concerned, may as well never have
been elected. And he has some reason for taking up
this attitude. When men will constitute themselves
guards of the reeve and in open court will admit that
they are present in council meetings to protect the
reeve and sustain him in whatever he does, surely he
has some reason for thinking he is thc one and only.
Alas! what evil days we have fallen upon, 1 low difficult it is to understand men and women. Reeve Gobi
in his suspension of the court stenographer has distinctly stated his reason as being, that the court room
was no place for a lady; nevertheless, at the trial of
tiie reeve last Saturday forenoon, when language unprintable was being discussed anil repeated in court, a
lady stenographer took down all the evidence of the
witnesses fpr the prosecution and she was brought
there, we believe, by the counsel for Reeve Gold.
Surely this is inconsistent, hut this is just one instance.
Several witnesses of the female sex were introduced
into this trial bv the defence, a trial in which indecent
"in 1   mi t join a conservative association and swear am| improper language took the mosl prominent part.
If Reeve Gold is so concerned about Miss Dench, why
away for all time his right to independent thought,
Goltl was on hand no doubt seeking to profit from
any respectability the Hon. Mr. llowser may have- left.
IT is strange that thc name of Mr. Stuart Campbell
was not more prominently associated witli the machine convention eef the Conservatives which preceded
lln- Kalenberg Hall meeting. Mr. Campbell would
he a decided improvement upon the weak sister from
1'.eiut Grey, Mr. Baird. When the classic columns of
the University caine tumbling down mi the Government, Baird 1<i>t out on a fat omrtact. Maybe Bow-
ser is giving him the Richmond nomination by way of
compensation. Baird is a brother of the- young hank
clerk who is inspector of municipalities and a very
Important cog in the Bowser machine,
Hut for Mr. Campbell's connection with the sewerl
board .ami the dastardly tactics which lie. by liis silence, has encouraged in handing out the wmk of that
board. Mr. Campbell would he a desirable candidate.
not carry his policy to others. As for the audience present during this trial, we feel that words fail us when
we think that women would pnblushingly sit antl hear
throughout the trial such words as had to he spoken
during the whole proceedings. W'e have always
placed woman on a high pedetal, we have ever attributed to her a liner sense of modesty, oi sensitiveness, "i
Genuine   South    Wellington
���The  coa! which stands all scientific and
practical tests for heat and econony
���"Highest in heat, Lowest in cost"
���Diether weight and Diether Service
Special Washed Pea $4.25
Washed Nut $5.00
Lump (new size)  $6.50
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Your hens will lay all
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"THY BARNS ARE. PULL���soul take thy rest."
* * *
GOI,I) AND BOWSER say: A bayonet for the empty bellies of the Xanainio miners but hundred dollar
oak chairs for the managers of the Dominion Trust
�� * *
WHAT HII) TIIE respectable Conservatives of the
district think of their new leader. Mr. Goltl?
* * *
IF GOI,I) HAD STARTED a riot in Nanaimo what
blood is left in him would have been let out with a
llowser bayonet.
Sr   Sr   Sr
GOLD'S LAWYER IS XOW Mr. Israel Rubinowitz. a capable young barrister. Look over thc back
files of the papers and you will notice where Mr.
Rubinowitz was cast into jail by the llowser people
and kept there without a fair trial. Thc only charge
against Mr. Rubinowitz was that he had walked on
the streets of Xanainio.
* * *
11' GOLD HAD BOWSER'S massive forehead he
might amount to something.
* * *
IK WE HAD BOWSER'S money we would amount
to something!
tt * *
AS REGARDS THAT man Baird���well, well, well!
* :|, *
BAIRD OUGHT TO HE retired to Price Ellison's
* * *
OUT THERE HE could gel some good fresh milk,
fresh eggs and good fresh beef which would build him
up a hit.
ANY YOUNG LAWYER like Baird would feel skinny if he had to compete againsl a law firm like tha.
of llowser. Reid & Wallbridge.
* *    e��
jreal -how of it in South
BOWSER TALKED ABOUT the corporations on
purity and of tenderness in feelings than is found in |tne unemployed who attended the big Kalenberg Hall
mere man. and surely our itleal is not now tee he shattered. We cannot imagine those of thr female sex
present ai this trial could he representative of their
sex: we elan- not think it so. .Mas that South Vancouver Bhould have liny such. It was hail enough for
iln- ears of men, it was nol lit ior ihe ears of a lady.
Xo age. sex eer condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty, hut without it, one is vastl)
beneath the rank of num. To speak of ilie trial we
dare not. Our feelings are such we would fain wish
it had never been. < >ur municipality has suffered ami
that is tin- lamentable feature of it all. Tiie innocent
must suffer with lhe guilty and today South VsuiCOU-
ver   is   suffering  and   suffering  severely.     Will   Our
meeting.   That was a hard one mi Prank Henderson.
WE IK) \TOT NOTICE dial Bowser's own   watch
chain e- located verv near his hack hone.
WHAT HEATS I'S IS how Dick McBride gets a-
long without developing a corporation. Likely Intakes massage treatment, ll has been whispered that
Dick wears corsets. Frank Henderson woultl look
like  in a Spirella.
*     'le    *
IF DICK EVER COMES to a Smith Vancouver
political meeting that hair of his is likely to be roughly handled.
* * *
WE OBSERVE THAT Mr. Charles Hodgson was
not in on the convention when llowser wished Baird
on the poor suffering people. We always bail the i'lea
that Charlie had a few brains left. Hut. we'll attend
to Charlie later.
He    *    *
WE XOTICE THAT Till'. "Evening Journal" is
poking along. Thai man Martin is a man of parts.
We ought to run the Hon. Joe in South Vancouver
for thc Provincial Legislature, ll would appear, however, that McGeer will he our nominee. Jerry has ju-t
as much pep in him as Joseph. That is a large consideration.
ele     St     St
Till'. DEPOSITORS oh' Till''. Dominion Trust
think they have the best candidate in the city. Mr.
J. S. Cowper, their popular secretary, is the nominee,
antl if he attends to his ditties iu the house in the same
way as he has done as secretary, there will bc some
dry hones stirred up over at Victoria. Mr. Cowper
has been secretary of Ward ()ne Liberal Association
for a number of years and will likely run on the Liberal ticket. A straight fall with the Hon, W. J. B.
would he very much to the liking of tiie swindled depositors of the defunct company.
* * *
IT IS MOST ENCOURAGING te. the one trying to
relieve Collingwood Institute of its financial difficulties to see tlie interest taken by the people of Vancouver. The concerl that was held in the Colonial Theatre was a success due to Vancouver talent and Vancouver support. The next evening tin- Vancouver people journeyed to Ceillingwood to give ihe residents of
that district who were not able to go to the city a
chance to hear some really splendid music. This in-
lerest taken by outsiders should encourage the Smith
Vancouver people i" do something to help. The Collingwood ln-iittiii' is in South Vancouver and is at
the service of ilie residents at all limes.
I municipality recover?    Not till it arises and in its
R.  BOWSER Stated on the public platform that jrjKhU,���is indignation removes the unbusinesslike- ele-
the agitation against him had been  worked "l>-11K.nt fr(,m
in South Vancouver.   He denounced the CHINOOK
ffice.    Not until its citizens in their fn
power show that no autocratic power Can prevail and!
as a scurrilous rat;'.   Eddie Cold also had somethingL    .-. ������ .- ,r- ,       ,���       c      ,��� ,
"  tin vindictive, selfish policy oi malice and petty strife
to -ay a Short time ago along the same line-. Uy ,)c a,1(nu.(1 tQ y^ ^ ^ bug;ness ^ ^
One of the greatest privileges anv man could have, f.���.c of ^ lmlnicipaiiu,
is that of lighting men like P.ow-cr and Gold
THIS is the question put by the editor of the
CHIXOOK which Mr. llowser could not answer���thc question which broke up the first meeting
of the llowser campaign :
"Why did you call out the militia tei keep down
wtih fixed bayonets the striking mine workers on
Vancouver Island and refuse to call Upon a common
policeman to stop Arnold anil his associates from
swindling the public over tlle counters of the Dominion Trust Company?"
Mr. llowser cannot answer this question to the sat-
BOWSER DAS REAPED rich harvests in law fees
from lobbying with his own Government. Xow he
will pass a counterfeit workmen's compensation act
which will prevent the little lawyers from shaking
down working men injured in factories.
*  * *
THE WORKING   MEN  of   Hritish  Columbia don't
want compensation acts.   They want work.
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Inconvenience, but permanent ill-health. It is your duty to yourself to economize
:n other ways so that you may secure teeth that look natural, feel natural and per-
furni the functions which Nature allotted to those important members.
CKEREFORE you should choose your dentist with great care. It is poor
economy to buy "bargain teeth." Inferior dentistry���poor materials, little
knowledge and less care���costs hut litlle less than the right kind even at thc beginning, and certainly is much more expensive in thc long run.
X EMPLOY only the most modern methods, the greatest care and skill and the
best materials. Each individual case is carefully studied. When I fit you
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GOME in and allow me to examine your mouth, advise you and give you my
estimate of the cost. This will involve no obligation whatever. Make up
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making appointment for examination.
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I further guarantee tbat all crpwn or brielge work or filling will remain in first-class condition for a period ot TEN YEARS, If any of my work becomes defective during that time I
will replace it absolutely FREE OF CHARGE.
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Ye.ur Spring Dividends can now be placed at an exceptional
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The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy thinks that the different political pairties should get thegither
wi' the object o' overthrowin' the rotten machine
Weil freens, yaell hae noticed by
tin-  dail)   papers  thai   iln-  eleckshun
ii'-   li' ' ii   put   nil   lor  a   month  eer   so,
iln reason gi'en bein' thai they arc unable tar yit iln voters' !i��t ready by
iln- dati originally decided een Noo
���>����� ilu- lime'  I  became a "journalist"
i liatiliii.ii-1 hae goi a bad cauld in
my heid, freens, workin' in that dam
ed ��,.nil. n    l hae u..i a wee bitty in-
~ie-ln    I'll.ii-    lln-    pi uilin'   busim ������    an'
frae what I hae seen o' il wi' they
wunnerfu linyteep machines tiny bae
invented, I Km assure yae, freens, thai
thai story i- only anither instance o'
Imperial Dick's bunkum,
Hooever, yae- wudnie expect they
fellies la. iae faur forget tin.niseis
an' k'i- us the truth for wance, no' thai
it maitters awfu muckle, fur efter a'.
anither month 'II 'Iae a bale l"i ���' guid
in gien tin- ither side a chance o1
pu'in' themsels thegither an' gettin'
some organism'  work done.
Tin nal reason for the postpon-
ineiit can readily lie understood by
onybody thai has followed iln daens
',' ihe government (sic) e,' this pro-
vince thi��� wheen years back, 'thai
the government wis rotten tn the cure
wis  weel kent an' even llle hiilc-bullnil
pairty men themsels wernie slow tae
admit thai, for a' intents an' purpose-,
tin- government wis unly a sham���tin
supreme p.mer wis invested in the
twa heavenly twins���Dickie an' Wullie���what they said went an' woe betide onybody that dared lae cross their
iii coorse, ihe last wheen years
back in liritish Columby has been the
era ij' boom wi' a Iiiy ii. Everything
in the real estate line, an' even in-
cludin' the weemen's skirts, reached
the high water mark. Twa u' the
greatest boomsters were in control an'
they appinteil a whole lot o' subsidiary hoi air artistes tae gae awa abroad
an' expound the gospel o' boost.
These fellies were held yins in their
profession, an' got the auld country
financiers sae workit up about the
"glorious opportunities" that for a
guid wheen years the bawbees wis
comin' in by the cairtload.
Richt here, I dinna want yae tac
rin awa wi' the idea that I'm tryin'
tae iniiiereslimate the naitural resources o' this province���faur frae it. I
michl say that that's aboot tlle only
time I can agree wi' ior 11 imperial
premier, when he says tir1' it is tlle
richest province "' Canady.
lint, comma, the money thai came
in, while logically intended tae develop Ihey naitural resources, went
insteed intae buildin' up a great big
machine whose only object wis tae
contreel they naitural resources in iln
interests o' a  favored lew.
Latterly, the "wise men ee' the easl"
gut a wee bitty wiser, especially when
they commenced tae hear o' sae mony
"flinirishiu' institushons" gaun tae the
wa', an' the result wis that the supply
o' reaily cash wis suddenly cut off.
Frae thai time the government has
been in hei water. As long as they
could keep the machine weel greased
everything wenl like a hoose mi lire.
Dicky made frequent trips lae the auld
country an' frequented the drawin'
rooms "' the Inshtocracy an' in due
course, came back wi' a hauiulle tae
his name
Wee Wullie. hooever, wis the real
villain o' lhe piece. While Dicky acted as a lirst-cle.-s drummer, the wee
yin had the real control o' the whole
bally  sheiotin' match an'  in  ceeurse  o'
time he built uii a machine which
some i"lk say lit- Tammany skinned
a liaui-a-liiiniier different weys
'Ihis machine controlled a'most every puhlic office m I). I'. Turn where-
iier yae tike, yae lnul- ii- tentacles
roon abool iu every conceivable wey.
Yaer municeepal cooncils, yaer license
commisshuns, yaer police commis-
ihuns, yaer herboi commisshum ai i
game wardens, yaer lire wardens, yaer
r.eael foremen, yaer provincial polis,
yaer ceevil service (an' it's sometimes
il tl   unit evil i,   in    (act   every ihing
yae could nienshun, wis tinner the
control ie' the machine, Before yae
could be employed in ony ei' they jeebs
,e peyed up caird in wan o' the Tory
locals had tae- be produced an' yae
can imagine what chance ony o' the
"agricultural community" had o' gettin' improvements maele e,r gettin'
work on the roads durin' the time the
chickens were off the lay, ii they
didnie subscribe tae Bowser's commandments.
Hut nne. ihe grease has commenced
tae gei scarce an' the machine i- beginnin' tae mak tunny nuise-s. an' it
wild seem as if the whole wnrk- wis
inclined tae fa' tae pieces.
The' real cause o' lhe postponment,
as I said, is obvious tae onybody that
has watched they proceedin's. While
they could keep the machine rinnin'
smoothly an' noiseless as lung as they
laid on plenty grease, nun, wi' the
lack o' tlle bawbees, they're in a ser-
iniis poseeshun. Tlie railroad gang
alsei, hae been tryin' tae hand them up
again, wi' tlemauiiils lor jist a wheen
mare millyins, an' they're iu a sorry
1 dinnie ken whether ony o' ynu
are takin' joe .Mairtin's "Evenin'
Journal," but if yaer nu' 1 wild aelvise
yae tae commence,
There's quite a wheen times 1 differ very materially frae Joey (by the
wey isn't there quite a similarity a-
tween him an' lhe ither famous Joe���
n' Birmingham) but 1 maim say the
edyturials he's writin' the nun, wherein he's showin' up senile ee' tlie work-
in's o' Bowser an' Company, should
bc read by every citizen in tlle province. Never has the situation bein
better shown up an' Joseph deserves
thank- for the strenuous wey in
which he attacks the gang.
This postponement, as I saiel afore,
'II tlae a hale hit o' guiel in gien mare
time tae the oppisishun tae get their
forces properly organized.
It's lae he hoped that tiie different
political pairties���Liberals. Laborites,
an' Socialists, '11 get lliegithei- an' try
an' wurk wi' seeme degree ee' harmony
in ihis eleckshun, While each hae'
their claims fur recognition, an' speak-
in' personally. I'd like tae see them a'
like l'arker Williams, yel we inaiiiinie
blind oorsels iae the facl that oor
firsl principle shouhl lie ��� lhat this
rotten gang maun go. ;
The very best should he selected
tae (edit this gang an' personal ambeeshun should ii"i be allowed tae interfere wi' the selection "' the proper
men. Never wis ony place in lhe
whole world in sic a perilous state
as now exists in British Columby���
politeechiaiis we micht tolerate hut
statesmen   we   must   hae.
Get rid o' that bunch owre at Vic-
tiiria an' yaell no' be long "' solvin'
a' yaer municeepal troubles.
Vniirs through the heather,
a   Cedar Cottage  Notes   ��
Hard Time Prices This Week
Phone Fair. 1634
Keeler's Nursery
Grower and Importer of PUnts, Bulbs, Roots and Shrubs
Cut  Flowers and  Design
Work a  specialty.
One hundred' varieties of
Roses of  Choice  Sorts
and  three  hundred  varieties  of  Dahlias.
Flowering and Ornamen-
tai Shrubs for Spring and rjTJT Phone Fairmont 817
Fall  planting. ^^
The regular monthly meeting of the
Political Kquality League was well attended nn .Monday afternoon, the 8th,
The relief committee reported a number of families temporarily provided
for in the way "i groceries, and several Others to be investigated. Tickets for thc concerl to be hehl in April
were received anel distributed among
members  present.    A   feature  oi  the
re ell call was an  Interesting letter read
by Mrs. Hambley, in response to her
name, from Mrs, Kidd, the former president, who senl kiiully greetings to
each member of the league, and Invited any who intended visiting thc
1'anama Exposition to also visit lur
ill her Oakland home. Mrs. A, Hunter give aii excellent address on "Wo-
man's alleged lack eif executive ability." For the April meeting Mrs.
Craig was asked to speak on Parliamentary Law.
ele    *    1,
On March 9th the stork brought to
the home of Mr. and Mrs. George
llawkswortb their third son, who
promises to even surpass, in loeiks,
their  other   two  beautiful  children.
ef    *    e(,
There was a good attendance at the
'Presbyterian Ladies' Aid Society,
which met ou the afternoon of the
second Wednesday nf the month in
the church parlors, ihe president, Mrs.
Craig, in lhe chair, ll was decided to
hold the annual at home of the society mi tlie 1st Wednesday in April,
in the church, when there will be a
sale of home cooking. All ladies
and friends of the congregation invited.
* * *
At   tbe   Conservative    Club     whisl
party on  Friday  evening    last,     Mis
Waterbury won  the ladies'  tirst prize
consisting of a Deautiful pair of gloves
anil Mr. F. O.  Hodgson carried off ;
tie as thc gentlemen's first prize.    Af
ter   Ihe   card   playing    was     finished
there were refreshments and a danc
enjoyed by a number nf thc guests
the   music   being   furnished   by
* * *
Miss Daisy Woodyard left last
week for Prince Rupert, where she
will have charge of a millinery store.
Mrs. Brown
e'en  quite  ill.
��� i Beatrice
mi  i- now
Mr. Johnson's mother,
Canada, is visiting al hi
Fleming Street.
Street, has
"i   Eastern
lleelll"       Ull
Those whu will take part in i
play tn fie given by the Political K
uality   League   al   Marfew      Hall,     t
April 15th, (or the benefit fi the i r.
are  now  being  trained  by  the  noted
elocutionist, .\ii>s Helen Badgelcy
A feature en' the Methodist 1.allies'
Aiel meeting which was lien! at the
home ni Mrs. Rhodes, "ii Vanness
Avenue, mi the afternoon ni the 10th,
was a demonstration in Mrs. Rhode's
kitchen of aluminium ware, given by
Mr. Maxwell. Mr. Maxwell's lecture
was very interesting and the delicacies
he prepared in the aluminium utensils
were enjoyed by the ladies present,
who will no doubt invest heavily in
this superior brand of cooking vessels.
* * *
The evangelistic services held at
R ehse'ii Memorial Church last week,
which were conducted . Rev. Ewan,
were well attended.
* * *
Mrs. Harry Whelen is -ricf stricken over the supposed loss nf ber two
brothers, Edward and Bart Sprack-
lin. who were on the auxiliary cruiser,
"Bayaiin." recently torpedoed by a
German submarine in the Ninth Sea.
Out of a crew nf J16, there were only
18 saved, and as Mrs. Whelen has had
no wortl from her brothers, she fears
they are among the lost.
On Monday evening. March 15th.
the members eif the Epworth League
eif the Methodist Church, Collingwood
East, entertained the members of the
Veiling People's Guild of Knox Presbyterian Church. An interesting programme   vvas   enjoyed   by   those   pres-
Awaits those who are prepared to accept their business opportunity
when it presents itself.   Hundreds of
Will present themselves in the great revival of business following thi
war. If you are wise, you will get y,,ur training now and be ready
i',r yuur opportunity.
Our Winter Term Opens Monday, Jan. 4
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Phone Seymour 1946
Miss HILDA A. POMEROY, Principal
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Associate of Arts at Oxford University.
Certificated at Trinity College of Music���Piano and Harmony.
English Literature and Science Distinctions at Examination.
ALL ELEMENTARY STUDIES (Preparatory and otherwise).
NEEDLEWORK (Plain and Fancy).
MATHEMATICS.    Matriculation Syllabus,  Londor  University.
BOTANY AND NATURE STUDY.    With Microscopy if desired.
LANGUAGES  (By arrangement).
ENGLISH LITERATURE (Poetry and Prose).
Pupils of any age prepared in any of the above subjects, by arrangement, DAY or EVENING.
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Burrard School for Girls
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ent. the special "em ol w Inch wai a
debate by tin- two societies, the subject   being  "K ��� .\.ei  thai   the pulpil
hat a greater influence for g 1 than
the press." The affirmative u.e> upheld by the Methodist League members, Messrs Geo, Luke and Harry
Smith, while llu negative was taken
by the representatives fn m Kimx
Church. Messrs. Caldwell and Lorn-
ieel. Strong argument was given on
both sides, and ihe judges had difficulty in giving the award. They finally agreed that the affirmative had
won by a small margin.
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Two weeks' special evangelistic
services will he commenced in the
Methodist Church, Collingwood East,
curlier Kingsway ami Joyce Ruad. nu
Sundav March 21st by the Rev. R.
II. Whiteside of Carberry, Manitoba.
Services will be held each night eif ihe
week except Saturday. Good music
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���of twu such hard-Sited, lea-toagh-
iniil. devil-may-care 'eld mariners as
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and pine b'ex that confined one of his
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with slender, white hands, and lie liked besl to sit propped up in bed with
a drawing beeard across his thighs and
a pad of paper anil his pencil box within easy reach, for llie days were
long in which he bad to remain there,
waiting to see if the leg that he had
���upposed would always be lame might
emerge from the cast and the box
lame no more.
Near tiie west window was a small
table, with a few vials, a tumbler in
which a thermometer reposed, and another tumbler full of clear, cold water,
and near the table was a chair in
which one could almost always see
llie trained nurse, her crispy blue anil
while stripes; but on tlle either side of
the bed was another chair, with rockers and a soft cushion and a cushioned back, and a sewing bag hung over
one arm anil often, during the day,
the little boy's grandmother sat there,
a gentle, sweet-faced old lady wilh a
silent litlle curl hanging before each
ear and gold-rimmed spectacles resting on her nose, and lier hands���as
thin but nut as smooth as the boy's
hands���busy with some bit of old-
lady's  work.
There were many other things in
the room. There were pictures such
as a boy likes on the walls, and a case
of books, and a mantlepiece with an
accumulation of toys, and two crutches in a comer, and a hot water bottle
on the shelf under the nurse's table,
and an electric light fixture near the
head of the bed, and a rug on the
floor, and a pretty wall paper on thc
wall, and a small dresser in one corner, and two more chairs; but of all
thc things in the room the grand-
���mother was the most important. It
was shc who read the books when the
boy was not too tired to be read to,
and they were bully books���real boy's
books, anil not  wishy-washy at all.
See, if you knew no better, you
would have said the room was a sickroom anil that the little boy in thc
bed was the sick boy, and that everything was spotlessly clean and sweet
and comfortable, and that no rough
old sea-dogs ever entered it. But appearances are never to be trusted, for
Cap'n Bill Duff, and Cap'n Tom
Briggs were there much of the time,
and good, hearty, cursing old sea
swaggers they were, too.
The little boy put his pencil carefully in his pencil box, closed the box
and pushed it away from him on the
counterpane. He had been drawing
lines and rough pictures on a sheet of
paper for half an hour. Now hc folded the paper carefully only to unfold
it again. He frowned as he looked
at it.
"Hill, old tar," hc said in his thin,
childish voice, "what's this here 1
"Let me sec it, dearie," said the
grandmother, adjusting her spectacles
and dropping her sewing on her lap.
'You don't say that, Grandma," said
the boy. "Don't you remember? You
ray, "Why, bless my eyes, old feller!
Let me cock an eye at it, Tom
Briggs.' "
"Why, bless my eyes, old feller!
Let me cock an eye at il, Tom
Briggs I" repeated the grandmother.
She took the sheet of paper and held
il before her eyes, moving it back and
forth to find thc proper distance.
"Now you say, 'Tar my topsails,
Tom Briggs, if this ain't the map wc
been loeikin' for these twenty years
aback,' Grandma."
"Yes. Tar my topsails if it ain't,
Tom Briggs," said the grandmother.
"It's the selfsame map old Peg-Leg
Bleieiilyboncs made, showing where he
hid   the   treasure   he   took   from .
What  did  he  take  it  freim  this  time,
"You must read it," said the boy.
"In the corner of the map.'
"Map of where 1 hid lhe treasure
leeeek from the gallceii 'Golden liul.'���
Peg-Leg Bloodybones, Pirate of thc
Spanish Main,'" read the grandmother.
"That's right," said the boy. "And
blow my buttons, Cap'n Bill, if we
ain't lucky to discover this here map.
Wc been searching the Spanish Main
for that treasure a-many years, and
never found trace of it, and here we
run across the very map a-laying a-
cross the table in this bar-room. It
do beat all! Bartender, another glass
of grog!"
The nurse handed tin. boy thc tumbler of water from her table and he
sipped it daintily.
"An old feller like mt has to warm
his innards a bit when he has big
work on hand," said the boy. "Nothin' like a glass of grog to set up old
Tom Briggs. When I get a swig of
grog in me I'm ready for anything
that comes. Thank you, nurse, that
is all I want to know. And, now,
Cap'n Bill, let's t.i work."
"My poor old eyes are getting so
bad 1 can hardly make out what you
draw any more, dearie," saiid Cap'n
Bill Duff, wiping her spectacles on
her  lace-edged  handkerchief.
"I'll tell you what you can't see,"
said Tom Briggs. "I can remember,
Grandma. And, lirst off, Bill, old feller, we got to get a ship, and here me
and you are, stranded in this inn, with
harlly a farthing between us, and our
sea chests held for board. Neiw you
tell about Red-Headed Simon."
"Don'l   let   that   worry   you,     Teim
Briggs," said the grandmother. "With
that   map  in   haml  we  need  have     mi
fear.    You recollect old Red-Headed
Simon, that sailed with us iu the
'Roaring Bess?' lie's in purl and lie's
skipper of the 'Bes^' now, and lhe
minute he' sees this map he'll j'ein lis,
ship anil all, ami he has as prelly a
crew- of cut-throats .is a man would
wish tee see. Snares and share alike
is what  1 say, Tom Briggs."
"All righl.    You did that very nicely,  Grandma,"  said  ihe  boy.    "And
we'll skip most of tlle rest, because
you'll never, never lind the hidden
treasure this time. We're all on
board lhe 'Roaring Bess,' now, and
there's plenty of sea biscuit and grog
and tobacco aboard and wc have twu
lung guns mounted forward and a
cam made on the poop, and a case of
cutlasses in the hold, And you'll be
skipper this time, and I'm lhe mate,
and Red-Headed Simon is at the
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We're in the cabin now, drinking
"Dear me!" said Bill Duff, "I always forget part of the cabin talk.
Let me see! Red-Head, you rascally
dog, 1 tell you you have steered too
far lo windward. Look at the map,
"Map your grandmother!" said the
boy. "Don't the map say 'Coral Island?' Ain't i sailed to and by Coral
Island more times than you've got
teeth iu your head? Couldn't I sail
up lo it with my eyes shut in any gale
that ever Mowed? What do 1 care
for maps?"
"A map is a map," said Rill Duff.
"That's right, Grandma," said the
boy. "And I say��� Of course a map
is a map, but it ain't a chart, is it?
Your map i.s all right, Bill Duff, for
to show us where the treasure is hid
on the island, but I don't take no map
that Peg-Leg Bloodybones ever
scrawled, drunk or sober, to show me
the way to Coral Island"
"It is time to have your temperature taken now," said the nurse.
"All right,' 'said the boy. "Sambo,
gimme my pipe!"
lie allowed lhe nurse to place the
thermometer under his tongue. As
it lay there he puffed at it, and when
the minute was up lhe nurse took the
thermometer again, glanced at it and
placed it in the glass of water.
"Nothin' like a good whiff of tobacco to cool a man down when he's
getting riled up," said the boy. "The
blessed weed calms the nerves, hey,
Bill Duff? Gimme a chaw or a smoke
when  limes is irritating, I  say."
For days and weeks the two had
played this game���the little boy and
the grandmother���sailing out of Falmouth Harbor in search of hidden
treasure, two tough old tars, one propped up against his pillow and the other sitting in her rocking chair, swigging their grog and rapping out blood
curdling oaths. Sometimes they were
chased by revengeful British men-o'-
war that belched chain shot from the
portholes of three decks; sometimes
they doused all lights to scutter close
under lhe overhanging cliffs and escape the sharp eyes of a Salem privateer; sometimes they fought hand to
hand with the bloodthirsty pirates of
the Barbary Coast. Seldom were they
able to reach Coral Island without
wading in blood lo iheir knees, and
mi some voyages���when the Title boy
felt better than im other day:-���they
fought and defeated Spanish galleons.
Bedford whalers, Salem privateers,
British nnu-o'-war, Barbary pirates,
junks of China, and slavers of Havana
in quick succession.
Since old Tom Brigg and old Bill
Duff first met in lhe bar-room of the
Black Hoar Inn with the glasses of
grog between ihcm and the map ou
the coarse deal tabic, they had scuttled enough ships ta lill the ocean and
permit them to walk drysl oil lo Coral
Island, anil ihey had cut enough
throats to turn the ocean to a permanent crimson hue. Scarce a voyage they did not see a mutiny of lhe
crew, put down ly the iron hand of
the little boy. or a wild rush i f savages over the gunu'ls in which the
"Reearing Bess" was saved from capture eenly by the heroic efforts of the
grandmother who, cutlass in mouth,
pistol in either hand and a rag bound
around her bleeding head, destroyed
the brown men as relentlessly as a
mower fells the grain. Hut, frightful
as the voyages were, heaping on the
heads of old Tom Briggs and old Bill
Duff all the adventures in all the books
iu thc little boy's bookcase, and tremendous as the odds against the two
tough old mariners were, thc "Roaring Bess" always crossed the bar at
last and dropped her anchor in the
calm water inside the atoll of Coral
Then the real work began, far al!
else was mere preliminary, then old
Bill Duff spread the faded map upon
hcr knees���if it was her turn to hunt
the treasure; or old Tom Briggs
spread it out on thc counterpane���if
���it was his turn��� and the search for
the hidden treasure began in earnest.
Then the room, which had been the
bar-room of the Black Boar, thc deck
of the "Roaring Bess," cr some island
where the famishing crew had stopped to lill the water casks and battle
with the savage natives, became Coral
Island itself. The nurse, sitting in her
chair by the window, vanished, and
floor and wall became plain and hill;
anil furniture, pictures, medicine vials,
toys and all else became mounts and
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the features of the favorite hiding
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Jolly Roger wrapped around him and
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were drawn up em the sandy heach.
and with the faded map in hand. A
map is a map, as old Bill Duff had
said; hut when drawn by the rough
hand eif Peg-Leg Bloodybones, and
that hand stiffened in ileath, it is hard
to make head or tail of the signs and
symbols the old pirate jotted down,
for he was a sly old deeg, was Peg-
Leg, and given to cryptograms so involved that beside them thc map of
thc hidden treasure teeld of in Mr.
I'oe's "Gold Bug" story would bc as
plain as the grog-reddened nose ou
old  Bill  Duff's face.
A sigh of pleasant anticipatiem passed old Tom Hrigg's lips and he
straightened himself a little on bis pillows as old Hill Duff took up the map
and adjusted her spectacles again to
study it. Sometimes the hidden treasure was found almost witbeeut a
search. "It is behind the picture of
your father when he was a little boy."
old Bill Duff would say. "Yes," old
Tom Briggs would answer from thc
bed, regretfully. "You guessed it the
very first time. Hut you mustn't call
it a picture. Grandma. Don't you remember it is the crystal cave- ten paces from tbe cocoanut palm?"
Hut the hidden treasure was seldom
found so easily. That was very rare
indeed, with a map as cranky and
hard to understand as thc map made
by old Peg-Leg Bloodyboiu s.
"You'll never guess this time!" said
thc little beiy joyfully. "Yeni'll have
to sail back tei Falmouth Harbor without it, this time, Grandma. See if
you don't!"
"Perhaps I will, Tom Briggs," said
the grandmother; "but it will he cruel
hard on me, mate, tn dee without tbe
treasure. Let mc see. dearie! It is
hidden in the crystal cave."
"Nol" shouted the little boy joyously, clapping liis hands. "You can't
even enter tbe crystal cave, for I am a
big black bear tbat drives you away."
"So you are!" said she. "And here
is the picture of you on tbe map."
The little hoy leaned over.
"No, that's not the bear," be said.
"That's a wild boar. Tbat is tlle bear
in  the other  corner."
"Why, so it is!" said the grandmother. "And a very good likeness
of a bear for a little boy to draw."
"I put 'li' on it, fnr 'bear,' so you
wemld know," said the little by; "but
I put 'H' em tbe boar for 'boar,' too.
Se, lhat was my mistake, and you
must not mind that you didn't know
which was which. Guess again,
Grandma���old  Hill Duff.  1   mean."
"It is��� What is tbe clock this
time,"Tom  Briggs?"
"The clock is the hollow tree beside
the burning river." said the boy. "The
mantelpiece is the burning river, you
."So it is," said the grandmother,
"and I get across by swinging from
limb to limb, like a monkey, because
I've seen tbe memkeys cross it so. I
guess  the  treasure  is  in  tbe  clock."
"Xn!" crieil the boy gleefully.
"That's twu guesses, and it isn't in
the clock, because lm a horde of savages, right in the middle of the map,
anil I shoot a poisoned arrow in your
arm, anil yen have to suck out the
poison. Guess agaain, Grandma!"
(Continued on page 5) SATURDAY, MAKCII 20, 1915
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"Yes; here are the savages, and,
my I whal savage savages they are!"
said old Bill Duff. "I guess the- treasure i.s in the water pitcher "ii the
medicine table."
"That's the icy lake on top of the
table, mountain, you know," said thc
."Indeed it is!" saiel the grandmother. "So I climb the mountain and
throw off my clothes and I divi to
the bottom "i the lake, and there is
the treasure!"
"No!" shouted tlit boy, "Not there,
because I'm a hundred awful sea lions
and I gnash ye em leg, anel you have to
fl��e e.ut of ilie' lake; and that's three
gticssi - j esterday."
"Deary mel" said the grandmother.
"The treasure is well hidden today.
Is it���i- ii in tin  bookcase?"
It was nol in lhe I kcasc, lee cause
that was the lair ol lhe tawnj lion
that scratched old Bill Duff's back
until tlu bones were- laid bare and "ii-
ly old Tom Briggs, with his wonderful knowledgt of roots and herbs, was
al>!,' tn heal the wound, as was pi��� >\-
cd by lhe picture of the lion on the
map���a frightfully woolly-maned ln>n
wiili a frightfully wide-open mouth.
Around ami aboul the island old
BUI Duff struggled prying stones from
before the mouth fi the dresser, scaling the blank wall of a precipice to
reach the edge "lure clung the match
beex, lowering himself from the picture rail by means "i a, rope made of
twisted vines to reach the picture ol
"Rah and his Friends," crawling
through the long black tunnel under
the bed. None bul a hardy old sea-
dog could have lived through SO many cruel adventures, but he was a
tnuglt one. was old Bill Duff. Serpents and leopards and cougars bit
him; wild boars tore him with their
tusks; savages dismembered him ruthlessly; he fell down precipices and in-
iee boiling springs and into molten
lava that poured from the furnace register, and the proteafl Tom Briggs,
whei was serpent and leopard and cougar and savage and boiling water ami
molten lava and some cruel rchuii at
every turn, laughed with glee.
"Well, I declare, dearie." saiel old
Bill Duff, "I think I ' have guessed
everything in the room.'
"Nol" cried old Teem Briggs, Ins
eyes sparkling with joy. "No, you
haven't. Grandma! Oh, 1 could guess
it! It's riglit in plain sight. And
you've bad twenty-twee guesses. You
never bad to guess as many times as
that. N'ew, don't be a quitter, old
Hill Duff. Please don't give up,
Grandma. Take a swig of greig ami
a chaw of tobacco and try again. 1
wouldn't go back 1" Falmouth Harbor without tbe treasure if 1 had worked as bard for it as you have tbi<
time. Why. 1 believe even nurse
could find it, and she's had no exped
ience at all. She's never made a single
voyage to Coral Island, Buck up, old
tar!    Have another fling at it."
The grandmother put her spectacles
more firmly on ber nose. She rested
her thin, blue-veined hands on the
arm- of her chair and, taking her pick
axe and her spade in her hands, with
her rifle hung at her baek ami her
tried and true cutlass in lur belt, she
I looked about the room, straining her
eelel eyes in search of semi hilling place
that  had escaped the vigilanl  eye of
e eelel  Bill  Duff.    The nurse' smiled.    Old
ie.ni Briggs clapped his hands together ecstatically as he watched the
eyes oi the old sea-dog search the
walla of the ilei,ir and the ceiling.
"Ce Id! Ci ild!'1 lu exclaimed. "Getting warmer! Getting warmer! Getting
hot! Hot!���Colder! Colder! Oh, very
(ild Bill Duff let her eyes wander
| hopelessly aboul the island, climbing
hills, 'le scending chasms, jumping
from lake to tree and from volcano it>
cave. Never hael old Peg-Leg Bloodybones hidden the treasure -ee cleverly.
"Why. you eau see il!" cried lhe
boy. "ll doesn'l mailer if you are all
sh..i p. pieces, Hill Duff; it wouldn't
matter ii an alligator had bit off both
your feet, you could drag yourself a-
cross the sand to the place where lhe
ire asurc is."
"Dear me!" saiel the grandmother
"Of course," said old Tom  Briggs,
j"if you  do  drag yourself across  the
'sand, Hill Duff, you must leave a
trail of blood."
lie chluckled gleefully, delighted
with the lost expression eei the grandmother's faee. And then suddenly her
face brightened, and no wonder! She
had toiled for weeks and nieintlis Up
hill and down dale, into tin' almost
inaccessible tangles of thc jungle, and
thr.nigh lire and flood, anel here, in
reaeh of her hand, on the clean, sandy counterpane beach, just where the
longboats from the "Bouncing Hess"
always lauded, at the foot of thc bed
"In the hoi water bottk!" she proclaimed triumphantly.
"Yes!" shouted old Tom Briggs,
bringing Iiis horny hanels together
with a slap. "You guessedl Ye.u
found the treasure, old tar! You had a
hard hunt. mate, but you stuck to il
like a man. Oh, wasn't it jolly fun?
Aren't you glad you stuck to it until
vou weni the hidden treasure, old Bill
"I'm always glad when 1 will the
treasure, old Tom Briggs," said the_
grandmother, and she    cased     herself
lout of her chair and leaned over the
bed. and  the  boy  turned  his  face  to
! hcr faee and placed a warm young
kiss "ii her thin old cheek. Ie.r that
was the hidden treasure she had la-
bored for and won.
er.  will   lill  .i  large' :
bill .ine!  will charm by his pi
The Pantagi    opi
reel   if funny pictui
South Hill Palace of Varieties
Tin-  popular picture .mel  \
house has bad a  splendid  -be,wing all
week.    Monday nighl the popular accompanist   enti largi     aud-
i' '.' '   h ith some splendid singii
also   some   dancing   which
the   hearts   o'   the-   Scottish   i"..Ik   and
others up in the)  pairts.    Frii
Saturday, episode 3 of the "Pearls e.i
Pauline" will be shown and ilii-  will
be keenly  looked  forward  te. by the
patrons     Saturday   nighl   is   tin    big
night  of tlu   week and ibis ��e,k especially,   promises   to  beat    anything
ever   attempted.     A   splendid   lot   of
amateurs   will   appear   and   tin    audience  wiil  be   treated  tee an  entertainment of the highest class.    The general  admission   i-  5  cents  except  e,n
vaudeville  nights,    Wednesdays    and
Saturdays,   when   the  general     Imis-
Mon is 111 cents and children ms.
All resident within live miles of ibis
pe.pnlar  picture and  vaudeville  house
would  do   well   lo  gin   it   a   liim   and
they will soon acquire thc habit.
( Continued  frum  page   1 I
point sought te. have the case squashed e,n tin ground that by tlie position
ilie reeve Held in the municipality, he
could met be brought under the'term
"loose, idle and disorderly person."
I lu> objection was met allowed by
the magistrate and lln ease was ordered   tee   gO   OU.
Reeve Gold, called to the stand
g-ave in evidence lhat he had been coii-
tmously in Vancouver since he was a
boy. consequently was well known to
most ol the ratepayers. lie stated
what promises he hael maele during
his election campaign and how he had
tried to earry out Ins promises bul had
been hindered hy the actions uf certain councillors. He stated how he had
tried p. carry oul a policy of retrenchment by cutting down all salaries and
what the consequences were which
Witness   gave    ;i
tlle proceedings
iwu ae-
account of
for se.me time back and ol his
tieens   iii   the   mailer   oi   the
As reeve, he fell Iie had created considerable tremble because he had
shown that the different councillors
had got their own pers mai friends
into municipal positions. He said he
thought it was strange thai he had
met s.inie of the councillors on Saturday following thc meeting at which
the trouble arose and he had noi been
spoken to regarding any swearing,
and be thought this must liave been
an aftermath of thc council meeting.
The witness continued and gave considerable resume of whal had taken
plaee on the date on which tlie alleged swearing took place, I Ie blamed the councillors entirely feer the disorder and claimed that hael they kept
their seal- ibe disturbance woulil nol
lia\*e  taken  place.
Cross-examined by Mr. Savage,
Reeve Gold denied having used thc
expressions he was accused of using.
Asked if lie would ee nsider such words
.i- swearing, he said he would consider ih, in a^ swearing ii he heard
tin n: used. Lvxamined as to !';s be
ing a large property owner, il developed thai the witness was owner
only of two lots in South Vancouver,
iin' other propi rty he controlled eenly
us ittoren) with full power, li also
developed in cross-examination thai
witness ou a former occasion had been
incarcerated in Xew Westminstei
an assault committed, and for whieh
he had been sentenced to thirty days
tt nli-.in   lh,' option  of a   I'm '.
Qui stioned as i i bis remark:
ai   a   meeting   held  een   the  municipal
grounds  al  a  former date,  the  i ei , e
saiel   Iie   had   not   incited   the   pi ipli
there  to  riot,    li  was  shown  thai  al
this meeting the reei c had made   > i i
i nn   stati ments   to   which   the   ci
replied "We art   wise," and t��� > which
the reply came freem  the reeve "then
act."      t'eiinise'l   for   the   prosecution
soughl  to show   thai   Reeve Gold had
been   by   these   remarks   inciting   the
people to il" certain ihiug-. the resull
of which came on thai  Friday night.
Questioned as te, whether he had
been excited and oul of control of
himself, accused stated he was quite
cool ai all times,    lie admitted there
WHS   leelS    eef   l'\ i'i U'1111 111    .'111(1    Stilted    thlU
at limes lhe elin w.i- SO greal it was
impossible to hear what was being
said. Accused was positive he hail
nut useel tiie language' be was accused
of. This closed ibe evidence of the
Tin- see-, ih! witness called for Ibe
defense was Mrs. Shrimpton, who
stated that she hael taken a great interest in the council meetings in the
past, anil was pi -ilii e' that al this
nieeling Reeve Geild bad tried I" keep
onier. ami. as far as she could se'e.
he had aeted a,- a gentleman.
Cross-examined by Mr. Savage, this
witness admitted ihat there bad been
some little excitement, but she hail
been so intent on watching the reeve
that she fell s'le- musl have heard every word he said ami she certainly did
iieei  hear him swearing.
Mr-. Lewis, flic next witness called.
ga\e' similar evidence 1" the former
witness, but on cross-examination, bad
tee admit that there were several occurrences which she had failed to see
or hear, therefore it was quite possible the words alleged to have been
spoken might have been said and she
not hear them.
Mrs .M. Thiomson followed and she
stated that she had been al the meeting and   said   there   had  been   no   ex-
citemenl (������ lier knowledge. Sin eliel
ii"l hear any w,.rels ,,i profanity
used. Cross-examined, lhe witness
admitted although there hael been me
excitement, thai at .nie time there was
three men beside her who were shouting ami making s..ine miise. Asked
as t.e whether she had heard Council-
hir Rowlings spoken t.e bv the reeve,
or whether she had seen Rowlings
rise to a point of order, she had not,
bill was peesitiee although sitting |,,-
wards lhe baek of the ball, that Re, ,,-
Gold had mu used the words attributed to him.
Ex Councillor Thomas, the nexl
witness called, stated he had not heard
���my foul language used by Reeve
Gold. He hail worse language used
Inwards himself many a time anil had
had boieks. etc.. shied al him in meet-
nigs at different times. II, felt he
bail great respeel  f.er Reeve Gold.
Cross-examined by Mr. Savage, ibis
witness had lo admit there were times
"hen ihe noise ���;,. .,, 8reat nothing
"ould be liea;,!. therefore it was possible the accused could have -aiel
-"llle things which uillless could nol
have beard.
Mr. Thomas Houston followed and
his evidence was very similar to the
former witness. This witness blamed
the disorderly scenes entirely upon
certain councillors, ami stated thai
ihe disorderly persons left the- hall
when ih,' councillors lefl thai Friday
evening: he was positive he did not
hear any obscene language ami thai
tlie accused could not have used same.
Mr. Fred Way wa- nexl called and
he also gave evidence very similar te.
ihe former witnesses. He was positive he could hear everything and he
certainly eliel not hear anything out of
ih.' "ay spoken thai evening,
Cross-examined by Mr. Savage, this
witness admitted there had been considerable  noise ai   times  in   the i
mg,  Inn   In'   !'.'���;   watched    <",..'.:
closely   !:, ��� ci uld  nol   have  I -;   anything   thai   a.'e'ns,,!   said,   and   hi
nol  believe  ibe reeve  said the  i
he was accused of.
Tl las   Rackm r   was   i
and   stated   he   ri spi i ;, d   R
and   did   nol   hear   1 im   sit;
wrong,   alth  ugh   hc   had   :
i all the evi
Th    wi.ness       ���      ::  ��        j   I. w
Brown,  wh.    f. Now .. (
bi". -.    Hc did not hear a
sp ek, 11  by R e       ���  . .
Cn ss-cx
for he' e.\p    led I
trouble  and  he  was  thi re  i     pi
tIn   rt i'i i   if  tin r,   was        ���    ��� .
Jol n   Elliot,  tin   nexl
ed, h Com ���    ���    ���
the  ir itible.      H
Gold  in i rei     : -.     On
cr��� examination   this     ivitm
the' one b. i re him
of the m ���
t i mes i t h a d b e e n p
not In   r every I
Andrew   Rai    >..-   ne ������
was only in  the hox  foi   a
nt. s and gave  evidence  only   I
did ia i  hear "...      re 1
The case was adj   I   I
* * *
Monday   in irning   ���   url   ass
ai   10 o'clock.    Mr.  A.  1'    Lewis,  tl
first   witness  called,   was  in I
to  gi\ e  ci idence as  il   was        v n
had  been  in  the and ing tin
trial  "ii  Saturday  and   this '
trary to a ruling made by  Magistrate
Beatty   that   all   witnesses   dioitld   be
cxclndfd   from   the   chamber   dui
the trial.
Mr. Beattie w.is called and sl I d
he had known Mr. Gold for twenty-
five  years  and   h lie\ til  him   to  he  .
;m.in  of  means  and  a   sound  hus"iess
i man.     Tins   witm - -   was   n, i
' examini d.
William  Ban      nigh, the nexl  witness, said,   "Reeve  Gold    wis    mosl
courteous and patient, and the councillors   were   responsible   for  all
trouble.    The crowd did nol  like  th
actions ."" the councillors and il seemed  to  have'  been   all   preari
tiie council before romiirjj here      Hi
always found Gold a gentleman.
Cross-examined,  hc    did  ni ;     ! ear
'any swearing and did nol  think  there
had been any.
The last witness railed was Benjamin Gale, who sl ited tl.al he had
beet, close tee the reeve a he i ven-
iug. nnd his attenli in bad been centred on the rei ���.. tnd h' was posi-
live the reeve had not utte ed thc
words be was accused i I.
Cross-examined  he  said, "1   swear
I did not bear any obscene language."
ii ... - p .sitive that if the
reev< had made anj such remarks he
musl    a,'    '    d thi   same.
Mr. Rubii .'..-/. m closing the case
for   the   de ' lined      thai      the
charge  againsl   his  iln m  of  being  a
1 e.    nib'    or    ilis erdcrly    perseeii    h;,,]
nol been proven, and claimed that tin'
pi   -' cution   hael   failed   !������     i itablish
��� b-nie in-. : imed thai
use .1 did nol in ii- -li in ear
ing.    Hi   - iid ii had bi
had     pre-
iic-e - ��� ition �� i re' biased
and   had   no  friendly   feeling   for   thi
lie rt .  alee! for  thi
unbiased, and  would earry conviction
of their veracil for a
Mr.  Savage   cloi    I tin
cution,   claiming   thai   the     i it-
dence  had  been   clear!)
had been prm.  n that the a
usi .1 ihi   ������ nl- atti il"" He
claimed these words m
law as sweari .and ski r con-
i ietion, also claiming ���' il the ac-
d did cause a disturbana in thai
he hael used foul language to I
nun and in then;- Ives i ausi d a disturbance
Magistrate Beatty reserved iii- decision .en the case, lie stated this
was a serums chargi and 'n would
lak.' time iee go through the trans-
scrip! of evidence and would give his
decision at a later elate-, such elate to
be sealed when satisfactory to counsel of both sides
Unt quailed
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Kingsway branch of thc South Victorian Order of \'urses held a mosl
successful entertainment in Carleton
Hall   len  Thursday    evening.       Tin
funds  were  in  aid  of  the  Order,   the
Rev.   E.  W.   Morton   was  in  the   chair
Miss  E.  I'.. Wilson, accompanist.
Meetings of South Hill Liberal
Club will be held Thursday evening
ibis   week   and   Monday   Mining   next
(Seciion   24}.
IN Tin-: MATTER '���> ���"' applicntion (or
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Dominion Trust Depositors Enter
Into The Provincial Campaign
Popular Secretary, Mr. J. S. Cowper, Requested To Take Up
Cudgels In Forthcoming Campaign
The  Dominion Trust depositors do
��� mean to allot* the opportunity to
slip at the forthcoming election ol
electing a representative to thc pro-
t ncial li use to look after tln-ir Inti : ests
This vva- del ided at a well
meeting of depositor! in the Dominion
Trust building last Tuesday, and Mr.
.1 S. Cowper, secretary "i the special
depositors' committee, and journalist,
was the unanimous choice of the ga-
The matter was broached after the
secretary had reported at considerable
length as iee the legal opinions re-
ceived since the last meeting as tee
the feasibility of entering civil and
criminal proceedings against the directors for alleged malfeasance of duty.
It was een the whole a discouraging
statement. The meeting also passed
a resolution to ask the Premier what
the governmenl intended to eh. with
the sum of $250,000 which had been
voted nt the recent session for the
benefit of the creditors and depositors.
The matter of nominating a Dom-
ininn Trusi depositors' candidate was
broughl forward by Mr. John Kan-
kin, wlm occupied the chair, lie said
there were 27IK) depositors of the
company in tbe city and lie believed
they could elect a candidate who weiuhl
hulk after their interests in the legis-
lature, Tlu- liquidation would cover a
number nf years ami such a member
in the House was necessary, lie said
thai " "���'.ir Williams had done
good work in connection with ventilating  Dominion Trust affairs, but he
had t.e take nieest of his information
from the newspapers. lie 111, ,n 14 li t
the entire connection between the legislature and tlie Dominion Trust
Company should be dun up and exposed, lie blamed Mr. Bowler for
the whole of their trouble.
After   Saying   that    llie   e|tit'.li,,ii   of
selecting such  a  candidate  might  be
new I" many of the,se present, he
moved a resolution to the effect that
ihe meeting should invile Mr. J. S.
Cowper,   their   worthy   secretary,   to
j run lor the legislature I'i fight their
cause there anil that all present should
pledge themselves  to supporl him.
A gentleman in lhe audience wauled
I., know what Mr. Cowper'i political
affiliations were. The chairman -aiel
lie was mi lhe side "opposite t" Mr.
Bowser,"   and   he   added   thai   several
[prominent Liberals hail suggested
thai Mr. Cowper might he placed on
the  Liberal ticket.
After Mr. Cowp'ir hail made a brief
statement, the resolution was carried
In reporting on the conferences of
'the- committee with Messrs. E, 1'.
Davis. K. (.'.. .1. A. Russell and T. !���'..
Wilson. Mr. Cowper said the former
had taken the stand that he hail been
retained by the Attorney-General for
1 iiie purpose, to settle the stains of the
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depositors, ami te, give an i.pinieen as
to the advisability of bringing actiietis
against the directors was outside his
retainer. Mr. Davis had said further
that he had been retained by two e.i
the directors te. look after their own
interests, ami was therefore prejudiced against acting fe.r them.
Mr. J. A. Russell's written opinion
wa- nut yet available but would be
reael al the next nieeling. continued
Mr. Cowper. but from conversation!
with him it coulel be gathered thai his
eipinieui was to the effect that mch
at'tieetts could be entered at any time
on certain grounds. Mr. Wilson
thought thai lhe question of bringing -lull suits depended very largely
on the status of the depositor!
ther Ihey were depositors only
dit'irs. As depositors it might be
proved1   that    their   relationship   with
the company was illegal.
"It i.s a terrible thing if this is  si."
(Ine of the most popular men em
tiie Liberal liekei iu the city of Vancouver is Mr. Patrick Donnelly, a
prominent financier who is at the bead
of tin- Canadian Financiers Trust
Mr. Donnelly has allowed hi- name
In ge, before the ee invention only after much pressure had been broughl
t'i bear upon him hy citizens "ho are
not confined alone v. the Liberal party.
Though feer many year- a member
of the   Liberal  parly.   Mr.   Donnelly  is
a   broad-minded,   independent   citicen
"'he- H||,, shouhl command the respect of
crc-.all classes.
Horn upon a farm in Eastern Canada. Mr. Donnelly came t.i British
Columbia as a youth, One of the Institutions   whieh   he   has   built   up   in
From these FIRMS
exclaimed   Mr.   Cowper.   "because    if j this Province is the Vancouver-Prince
HAY,   GRAIN   and   FEED
so wc have been "gold bricked" and
deceived by legally bad legislation,
ami we would have no action againsl
the people who have deprived us nf
our money."
Mr. Wilson believed that if creditors, the depositors would have to
stand behind the liquidator in his suit
against the directors.
Rupert Meat Company, a large pack
ing   concern,   whieh  in   ipite  of   thei
hard opposition e.f the gretest meat
trust  in   Canada,   has   made   good   audi
is one  eef  the   strongest,  musl   reliable
concerns in Canada.
A-   a  director  of  the   Vancouver-
Prince   Rupert   Meat   Ceimpany,   Mr.,
Donnelly has come iu close touch with j
(Successor   to   Donaldson   ft   McDonald)
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The secretary said il was hoped toithe farming interests of lhe Province
have an Inspector appointed to watch !Hc   knows   the   agricultural   situat
the  liquidation  on  behalf
^^^^^^^^^^^^   f   the   de
Mr. (',. 11. llealey thought the Premier should be asked as to the intention eef the government in regard to
the bonds placed by the company with
the government. Mr. Cowper said
that the sum of $250.(101) had been voted by tiie legislature and this sum
would he available aftei April 1, but
distribution might be delayed if counsel for thc liquidator tried lo make
this sum an asset in the general liquidation, He hoped no dispute
would arise in regard tei it and he
would be sorry if the money was left
to the liquidator tei distribute because the dpepositors woud get a
larger share if distribution was made
direct from Victoria. The government, naturally, wanted to see thc
depositors   get   as   much   as   possible.
Mr. Rankin thought Mr. Bowser
should be asked for a definite statement in regard to the government policy ill this regard.
A motion carrying out the above
suggestion was carried.
It i.s expected that Mr. Cowper will
be endorsed by the Liberal party at
its  forthcoming  convention.
here as few men know. He
stands the needs of the farmers of
the Province and will likely be one
of the Liberals who will have a hand
in putting into effect a useful and
workable agricultural policy.
Mr. Donnelly's company, the Canadian Financiers, is a stmng and reliable trust company, and was one of
the concerns which demanded the
new trust companies' legislation which
Mr. Bowser so reluctantly placed upon the law books of the country.
Mr. Donnelly is a good sportsman.
He is a member of the leading seicial
organizations of the city, takes a hand
in all worthy charity movements, is
a great booster for the Ladner Agricultural Society, and is one of the
most courteous young men in thc
In the event of his nomination, the
election of Mr. Donnellv to the Provincial Legislature woulil no doubt
mean the returning of a splendid type
of public man to the legislative corridors at Victoria.
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Collingwood  Institute  Concert
The concert which was given at the
Collingwood   Institute,   by   the   kindness of the Vancouver Women's Musical Club, will bc long remembered by
those  who  were  fortunate  enough  to
accept   the   invitation   to   be   present.
The  hall  was  quite  filled  and among
the   audience   were   recognized   many
well-known   lovers   of   music.     Quite
a  number  of  people   came   out   from
Vancouver  to   Collingwood  and,  seeing   the   Institute   for   the   first   time,
expressed   themselves   surprised     and
pleased lhat  Collingwood  had such a
useful  and  pleasant  little  library  and
Institute.     Among   the   visitors   wcre
Mrs.   Leckie   (president   of   the   Women's   Chib),   Mrs.   and   Miss   Scott,
Several   members   of   the   University
Club, Mrs. Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. McFarland,   Mr.   and   Miss   Williamson,
Mr. W. II. Kent, Mrs. Akhttrst, Mrs.
Aubrey   Goodall,     and     other     well-
known people.    Thc party  from Vancouver   wcre   a   little   late,   as     they
came out by motor, and  Mr.  Goodall
and  Mr.  W.   H.  Moore  filled  up  the
few   minutes'   wait   with   capital   recitals,  and  Miss  James    and       Mrs.
Stewart  kindly  gave  pianoforte  solos
and   then   began   the   real   concert  of
the   evening.     Mrs.   Reid   opened   the
programme   with   a   charming   ballad
which was warmly encored, and,    indeed,  encores   were  the  order  of  the
evening;   every  artist   kindly   complying with  the request  conveyed by insistent  applause.    There   is  no  need
to   dwell   upon   the   beautiful     violin
playing  of  Miss   Margaret   McCraney
���the  artist   has   established   for   herself a reputation far and wide.    Xever
did  artists  play  to  a   more  appreciative   audience.     Tlle   pee,pie   of   Collingwood  were   quite   spellbound   and
among  those   who    applauded    most
vigorously was the veteran Mr. Thomson-Mitchell,   himself   a   violinist     of
some  repute.     Professor  James  Tait,
another well-known  musician, was also  most   enthusiastic,     Miss   Suzanne
Sickletnore   danced   Weber's   "Invitation to the Dance," and entranced the
audience,   everyone   being   almost   as
much on tiptoe as the dancer.    Later
em   the  charming   little   Terpsichorean
gave her well-known emotional dance
"The Dying Swan," which almost beguiled   the   audience   eef   their     tears.
Miss Ellen  Badgeley gave several recitations, ranging  from  grave to gay,
and concluded with that splendid gem
from  recent  Canadian  lyric  literature
"Our   Bit   of   the   Thin   Red   Line."
Splendid   songs   by    Mr.     Goodstonc
and   some   humorous   and   altogether
unique bits of fun by Mr. I, D. Car
son were also notable  items in a re
markable programme.    Mr. J. Francis
Bursill   and   others   warmly     thanked
the  Women's  Musical  Club  for  their
delightful    entertainment    and    Mrs.
Leckie   acknowledged   the     vote     of
thanks which was carried by loud acclamation.    At  the  conclusion  of  the
concert many visitors stayed for light
refreshments,   that   department   being
kindly  looked   after   by   Mrs.   Platten
and other kindly neighbors and friends
of the Institute.
Mrs. J. Irwin, 1544 Napier Street,
Grandview, entertained informally on
Friday afternoon, March 12, for Mrs.
A. Archer, who is here from Saskatchewan, visiting friends and relatives.
Mrs. Irwin was assisted by Mrs. E.
C. Irwin. Among the guests that attended were Mrs. J. B. McCague. Mrs.
MeKenzie, Mrs. M. Telford. Mrs. J.
H. Fawcett, Mrs. R. C. Cook. Miss
Ourn, Mrs. A. Archer, Mrs. Stone-
housc, Mrs. L. A. Lockheart and Mrs.
E. C. Irwin. Mrs. A. Archer returned
to her home in Areola, Sask., Friday,
after spending sonic three months on
thc coast.
it  it  *
A meeting was held at the home of
Mrs. Mouat, 28th Avenue East, Monday, to make plans for a benefit play
entitled, "Mohawk Cross Roads." the
ladies purpose to give some time in
April. This play should interest a
great many local peeeple as it will be
put on bv the local women of Westminster Church. Announcement of
the date will be made later.
* * *
Mr. D. Doyle and family arc moving to 126 47th Avenue West.
Main St. Fish Market
South  Vancouver  Branch
Machines   Rented,    Exchanged   and    Repaired
Needles.  Oils  and   All  Parts
Agent   lor   "CANADA'S   PRIDE"   Malleable
Range,   St.00   down   and   $1.00   per   week
4095 MAIN STREET, Cor. 25th Ave.
Phone  Fairmont   1548 A.  F.  McDonald
A TELEPHONE Fair. 720 for
No order too large or too small for
prompt service
Bellamore,  wife    and    family,
loved into 222 39th Avenue E.
Mr. and Mrs. Cruickshank have
moved to 2.10 39th Avenue East. We
welcome all these good neighbors.
We will need some more new houses
in South Vancouver soon if thc people keep coming in as they have for
the last month.
e��    *    +
Mr. Thomas Harkness has gone up
to Howe Sound to build a cannery.
Last Sunday's services in Westminster Presbyterian Church were attended by large audiences, morning and
evening. In the evening the Rev. Mr.
Craig took for his subject "The city
without a church," and the large audience present were treated to a most
impressive and stirring sermon. Drawing attention to lhe local conditions,
the preacher asked his hearers to
look and consider if conditions were
such as they would wish them lo bc.
He said there must come a change.
We must have a new Vancouver and
it must come Ihrough a change in the
lives of the citizens of the city. He
did not ask them to give up belonging to any political party] he did not
suggest them to change their politics,
but he called upon them to regenerate
their parties from within. Get men
with clean hearts and consciences;
men with pure motives and high ideals
and soon we weiuld have a N'ew Vancouver, a city of wdiich men could bc
The Main Street Ladies' and Gent.'s
3834 MAIN STREET (Nr. 23rd Ave.)
Phone Fairmont 2489
Furniture, Piano Moving and Express Work.
Work promptly attended to and our pricei
are   right. Phone:    FAIRMONT   801
Doctor of Electricity
yemri'     experience     Removing
Diseases  snd their  Causes
Appointments can be made for Treatment in
your own home.
Terms  an   Application
Residence:    3837    MAIN    STREET
(Cor.  22nd Avenue  West)
The Liberal convention for Vancouver South will bc held in the Collingwood Institute on Tuesday evening, March 23rd, for thc purpose of
selecting a candidate for this constituency to contest the coming election.
A debate between thc boys of Brit-
tania High School and South Vancouver High School is to take place
on Friday. March 19th. Subject: "Be
it resolved that the senate be abolished."
The name of Dr. T. Glendou Moody
we arc assured by many of his supporters, will be put forward for nomination on thc straight Liberal ticket
at the Liberal convention tonight,
Friday. Interviewed on the question.
Dr. Moody stated that he will gladly
accept nomination should it bc offered.
Dr. Moody is one of the younger
element of the Liberal party. A native son, well and favorably known in
Vancouver business circles, his nomination is likely to receive hearty support from the electors. In political
life he won his spurs during the January municipal elections in contesting a seat for thc license board. He
made a most successful run in an
election when a conservative machine was known to be in action and
although defeated his vote of 4375 at
that time is a fair indication of his
standing and popularity.
NLY     THE     BEST     OF
Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Prices Right
6404 MAIN ST. (Cor. SOth)
Give us a trial and be convinced of
quality and quantity. AH Orders
promptly delivered. Try our special
Ceylon Tea. Leave your address and
have our solicitor call for your order.
EVERY Man should patronize
Antiseptic Cleaning
and Pressing Co.
Manager - F.   vV.   RICBY
2900   MAIN   ST.   (Cor.   13th   Ave.)
Guaranteed Best Work only
Reduced Prices. Goods called (or and delivered
Open  8   a.m.   to   7   p.m.      Saturday   9   p.m.
C ossland's Store
A nice clean stock of Groceries,
ndys and Tobacco.


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