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Array ^&* CHINOOK
II.   N
().  94
SOUTH VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA, SATURDAY, MAY 9. 1914
Price 5 cents
Collingwood Forges to the Front
New Post Office Opens at Joyce Road
P. Burns & Co. See Districts Prospects
Development   in  the  Joyce    Road
��� trict. Cnllingwi.nd. during the past
��� rtnigbt   mark-  a  mile  steine  in   the
egress of South Vancouver.   Large-
through tlie public spiritedness "i
r. A. M. Beattie. a new post eeffice
- been opened at the terminus nf
���lg-way.
The new  post  eiffice  will be  named
���yee," after  Mr. Jeiycc, an old and
ignly  respected  citizen  nf  the  commit}-.
Mr.   Beattie   lias     been     appointed
-t  master  anil   he  has  fitted  up  an
Sice fnr the handling eif the business
the Federal post eeffice department
lieh is a credit t'i the municipality.
K   hundred postal beexes with  autee-
atic   locks   have  been   Installed,   t<���-
.ther with a big and expensive safe
which   will   nee   doubt   offer   security
. gainst  marauders.
The store in which Mr. Beattie has
placed Joyce peest eiffice has been remodelled and stocked with an expen-
live line eif stationery much t.i the
convenience e,f the resident- of the
section and t.. the 800 school children who pass that point several times
a day.
Captain James McLean, well known
throughout  South    Vancouver,    has
been placed in charge a- Deputy Post
Master.
Mr A, M. Beattie is a heavy properly owner in the district ami has
dune in the past a great deal leer Col-
ligwneid's development.   He nwns six
fine stores near the Joyce post eiffice
and adjoining the new government
station. P. Burns and Company have
leased one of the stores and will put
in a complete line of meats of the
first class which will be retailed���
and Collingwood people will welcome
this  fact���at  Vancouver  prices.
CANDIDATES   ATTENTION!
The publishers of the "Chinook'' hereby extend to the candidates
in the present reeveship contest, and the candidates in Ward Five,
any space they may desire in the next issue of the paper, which will
be printed on the evening of May 13, [or discussion of the variour,
issues before the people at this time. The copy must be supplied by
the candidates or their friends and must be in the hands of the printer
by noon Tuesday. It is hoped to place a copy of next week's paper
in the hands of every South Vancouver voter. This offer is being
made with the hope that the municipality will benefit from a vote on
May 16 based absolutely on the merits of the policies of the various
candidates. 	
Progress Still Marks Work
On Main Street Paving
Employment of South Vancouver Citizens on Job Reflect* itself
On Increased Business Already Being Done by Merchants
Collingwood Notes and Comments
Mrs. Robert Telfnrd, Wellington
'.venue West, entertained a lawn cro-
uet party nn Tuesday afternoon.
iinong those present were Miss Dra-
��� r. nf Patterson, Miss Bessie Todrick, Miss Margaret Reid, Miss
lorothy Bowman, Mrs. line, e.f N'.erth
Vancouver,  Mrs.  T. Toddrick,  Miss
lark,  Mrs.  C,   Bailey  and   Miss Tel-
:/rd.     Ice   cream   and   light   refresh*
cuts were served een the verandah,
* if    *
Members of the executive of the
V.imen's Institute, Central lJark, met
.-. the home of Mrs. 11. A. Bell, Pat-
-.-rsun, on Tuesday evening to make
rrangements   feir   exhibiting   at   the
autumn  fairs.
v     Sr     Sr
Mr.   and   Mrs.   James   Kerr.     46th
\venue,   recently   entertained   a   few
'-iends to cards and refreshments.
* *        e|��
Miss L. Scarlette, who has been
.lining in the General Hospital for
��� tveral months, underwent an opera-
ell for appendicitis on Monday even-
ig.
e��        e��       *
Mr. J. II. Bowman, of Collingwood,
as  successful  iu  having  his  design
���r a new sche.nl iu North Burnaby
lected by the board at their meet-
ig   this   week.     There   were     in     all
���" cnmpeiitivc plans submitted.    Mr.
'.iles,  supervisor  e.f  school  buildings
���r the Vancouver Schoeil  Board, as-
-ted  the board  in  making a  choice.
Ir.  Bowman's design provided for a
���lie1.1]  tee  be  built  in   separate  units,
ich  unit    representing    a    finished
���adding e.f the Elizabethan style. The
���dans wcre Considered nn merits only,
he names of the architects being unknown until the board bad arrived at
final decision.
St     Sr     st
The "mothers" meetings, which
ne  been   discontinued   fnr   the   sea-
'ii, were very successful.    Great In-
rest was manifest at these meetings
..nd   those   attending  expressed   their
gret at their discontinuance. One
undred persons attended the closing
leeting, when a first class concert
�����s given. Among the subject's tak-
n up during rhe season, a competent
e-rson   speaking   on   each   occftsion,
were: "School Law," "Comparisoi
nl Canadian and English schools,1
"Health," "Girlhood" and "Boyhood.'
Mrs.   Hiram   Staley
latum-   in   Bcllingham.
is   vi-iting   re-
Mr. Richard Rodgers and his sister, Miss Reidgers. have taken a In une
and are  moving in   this  week.
*    *    *
Members nf the Relief Committee
of the Kingsway Auxiliary arc col-
leeting clothes tei make over ior
children.
ef       *       S>
Mrs. J. E, Shearer eef School and
Joyce Streets entertained a card party
of young people nn Tuesday evening. Music and light refreshments
mixcel   with   the   entertainment.
Annexation Looms Large On
The Municipal Horizon
South Vancouver and Point Grey along with City Discuss Ways
and Means of Bringing About "Greater Vancouver"
BEACONSFIELD
The anniversary services eel* the
Beaconsfield Methodist Church were
held last Sunday, Rev. Dr. Sipprel
preaching in the morning anil Rev.
Mr. Stapleford in lhe evening. On
Monday evening a concert and excellent numbers was given and a supper
was supplied by the Ladies' Aid.
*    *    *
Mrs. II. A. Bell is receiving a visit
from ber daughter. Mr.-. II. II. Kyle,
of  Arlington.  Washington.
The Girls' Club recently celebrated their annual closing by a banquet
when they were entertained by Mrs.
Jack.-. King-way. a number of young
men wcre guests nf the occasion.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith, nf Alberta are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. E. Rogers, nf
22ml Avenue.
*        *        ef
The many friends of Mr. Charles
Cameron will bc pleased to learn that
he is improving rapidly  in  health.
it    it    *
Mr. Ernest Snow and Mrs. Snow
will move into their new residence,
ceimer eif Thirty-ninth Avenue and
Main Street, which they benight freun
tbe Alert Realty Company ain ent the
middle nf the month. Mr. Snow is a
boss carpenter nn the C. P. R. lintel
in   Vancuuver.
Ex-Reeve Kerr Speaks Before
Gathering of Ward 1  Electors
"I consider my Previous Experience will be of Material Assistance
to the Present Council; I intend to Work in Harmony With
Them," He said.
Ex-Reeve Kerr spoke at the meet-
ng e..f Ward I Ratepayers' in Carleton
lall on Wednesday evening. Hc
-'ave reasons why he was in the field,
-aying in part. "I was defeated at
���he last election by misrepresentation,
nianating principally from my op-
"inent, Ex-councillor Gold. I consider my previous experience will bc
l material advantage to tbe present
'OUHc.il. My intention is to help the
���resent council to work in harmony
in transacting the business of the
minicipality. My policy is the same
n outlined ill the early part of the
year. 1 dn dot believe in entire retrenchment. Necessary wnrk should
Be done in thc municipality, which
needs Until improvements ami work
or the Working men." In criticising
lis opponent, Mr. Geild, Mr. Kerr re-
'e'rred to him as having caused op-
-itieeii during the past ten months
ind having made many misrepresenta-
��� and -aid that hc had no doubt
that many people voted against him-
" it because they believed Statements
I Mr. Gobi. With reference to attempts to break the Main Street Contact be said, "I would like to ask Mr.
'"'Id if it is true, as reported, that he
has offered tbe representative of another paving company part of the paving of Main Street if be would assist
him in breaking the contract, which
led to the famous dictaphone report
of Ex-Councillor Third's alleged statement. With regard tee Mr. Gold's
attack on the last council accusing
them of crooked work in connection
with the reduction of the water rates.
according to figures given nut by the
water department of 1914, the revenue frnm water is paying all expenses
and half the interest and sinking fund
and I think it is only fair that ratepayers, who arc owners of vacant
property, shoulel pay a part of the interest anil sinking fund. I believe
these commodities shemld be given
to citizens as cheaply as possible and
that we should not work fnr the
classes but the masses." In closing.
Mr. Kerr said that if bc was elected,
as he expected to be. he wemlel serve
the best interests of the municipality.
Councillor Rutledge. one oi the
delegation that asked the Bank of
Commerce on Wednesday to continue
the draining on Main from Bodwell
south, reported favorably at this nieeling.
Several times the people of South
Vancouver have .unanimously expressed themselves t.i the Government   of   British   Columbia   a-   being
desirous eef annexalieen te. Vancouver.
The people of Vancouver have agreeable- tee an amalgamation.
Premier McBride and his government  have    repeatedly    refused    to
grant the wishes oi the people of
South Vancouver and the city. They
have set at defiance the wishes of the
people. Several times have they refused tei even consider the desire- of
the Greater Vancuuver iu this connection. In doing this they have established a new e.reh-r in the matter
.ef  responsible   government���an   or-
eler   where   the   will   of   the     people
counts  feer  nothing.
All the bitterness, quarelllng, waste
antl nonsense which South Vancouver has suffered in the past twee or
three years might have been avoided had the government wisely granted annexation. The present degrading condition- eef affairs can be blamed almost directly upon the Provincial Government.
Annexation .would, at lhe present
time, bc a panacea fnr many eif the
ills South Vancouver, as a Vnimuun-
ity. is suffering.
A subject thai is looming up large
.ni the municipal horizon at the present time', is that of annexation, in
the carrying nut e.f thc Greater Vancouver idea. The Point Grey council have an annexation committee,
whose duty it is t.i carefully study
this question, in order to arrange for
terms that will be suitable i" ihe inhabitants of thr municipality, anil te.
sec that while joining hands with the
City of Vancouver the interests ��� >t
Point Grey are duly protected.
This committee have hael several
meetings, at which tlu- subject was
threshed nut in detail: the Smith Vancouver council have been consultedi
and a Conference ha- been hehl with
the city council. The subject has.
therefore, advanced into the regimi
nf practical politics, and it is considered likely, that favorable terms
having   been     arranged.     annexation
would, in all probability, be accomplished next year.
The problem of annexation has alio been discussed at several eif the
local ratepayers' associations, where
the general opinion has been expressed, lhat it is time the council took
the   ratepayer-   intn   their   confidence,
and explained the Idea upon which
it is considered that annexation
slinuld take place, and also to find
eiut the feeling .ef the electors upon
the matter. As yet. it has simply
been taken fnr granted that annexation is a desirable thing tn achieve,
but im .me can say fe.r certain what
reallv is the eipinieen e.f the electorate
in  Point  Grey.
Everyone must admit that the
scheme t" bring abeiut a Greater Vancouver is a splendid eme, but whether
this should take the form eif annexation, and all the communities within
the specified area come under one
head, is quite another thing. Is it a
certainty that a centralized government would bc the best for the community? That is a question which
ought to bc dealt with very carefully,
and every phase nf it gone into thoroughly. Can terms be arranged under which the whole of the Interests
of the municipalities would be fully
protected, or is there a chance tbat
in bringing about thc amalgamation
loop-holes will be left tbat may in
the future prove a source e.f endless
conflict?
Thc Point Grey "Gazette" says :
It seem- tee u- that a better plan in
bringing about a Greater Vancouver,
would be to carry it through on the
county council basis. Let each municipality govern its own local affairs,
and also let matters eef common ink-vest be dealt with by the central
governing body. In other weirel-, thc
plan would be similar tei that iu vogue
in governing the Dominion of Canada. Under that system the pn evinces look after their own internal
affairs, the Dominion Parliament legislating upon matters of common interest to the whole country.
Councillor Wells has long been an
advocate of the County Council
scheme, holding that while in favor
nf the Greater Vancouver ielca it
cnuld be brought about better under
this system than by means of anne.xa-
>t  great  1111-
tion. Thi- i- a subject
portance t<e ihe whole comt -n-
and should be dealt with in a calm
ami dispassionate manner, for .nice
the step is taken there is no backing
"iu   ol   it   again.
Sentiment, we think, playi a great
part in the Greater Vancouver idea.
It- very magnitude appeals te. one,
and it can easily be seen that there is
much t.e commend it. But the question ari.-es, can not the very same advantage- and benefits be obtained under the County Council scheme, without any eef it, disadvantages? It
seem- I.. US tn be very doubtful
whether the outlying parts e.f such a
huge area will at all times get tlle
same consideration as would be the
case if they were still being govcrn-
| eel as separate communities
Under the plan we have sketched,
all local matters would be carried on
as at present by the respective municipal councils, only those appertaining  to  the  general  community  being
I subject   lee   the   central   body.     Such
j thing- a- main roads, the water and
sewerage system-, the floatation of
loans,  waterways,  transpprtation  ger-
j vices, and any-similar matters that
affect the community as a wluele,
would of course, be dealt with by the
| central body, but purely local subjects
would -iili In- governed by the respective municipal councils as at pres-
I cut.
One gri-ai argument in favor pf annexation is that better terms would
be obtained in the borrowing of
money, and thai i- naturall) a very
great consideration But would not
the -.une- resull bo achieved under
ilu- County (.'e.nn.-il scheme? Under
ih.il Lean- would be- ihe.ii.-il by the-
County Council upon lhe security eef
the whole area, -n that it would
really come i" the same thing in tlle
end, Each municipality would send
in its list nl' I..an- that it would require, the amount necessary fnr general purposes would In- submitted by
the central body, and when thc money
was raised il would be parcelled mil
according tn the list previously pro-
pared.
In  this  way  lie, difficulty  would be
experienced It would simply be a
case nf pooling the security of the
whole in onler to obtain better terms
in floating the loans, and when the
money had been raised each unit
weiuld gel the amount placed against
its name e.n the list. The Greater
Vancouver idea would be brought tn
pass, v\itlieiut making the government
eif the community unwieldy to handle
easily, having the respective municipalities having their own affairs in
their own hands, no discrimination
againsl any part need be apprehend-
eei, as might be the case under the
annexalieen   method.
As tee tbe election nf representatives fnr the various bodies, these
would be conducted on the same plan
as at present in regard tei tbe municipal councils, tbe people eif each one
electing   their   own     representative.-.
while the councillors for the County i
Council would be elected by the general electorate.    It might alsei be pro-j
v ided that no one slinuld be allowed '
itei -it on a municipal council anil on
the county council at  the same time,'
| which, we think, would bc an advan-
! tage.
As regards expense, this no doubt,
w.iuld   be   somewhat  greater  than   if
the  whole  area  were  governed bv  a j
single  council, but against  this there
i-   the   advantage   of   better   govern-1
ment. without a clashing of interests, j
��� ir  the  fear  of the  outlying portions
of  the   area   thinking  they  were   not j
getting a fair deal.    That is where we |
Fear trouble ahead in the event of an-1
jnexation.    The  community  would be
altogether   t<>e >   unwieldy,   and   there
would be a tendency to pay more at-
tontie.n to the needs e>( the centre than
of the less populated parts.
There is ne. doubt that the time is
'ripe for some change, and the question to consider is what would be the
most beneficial change lei make. The
subject is teee. important to alleiw ofi
sentiment tee govern ns in deciding
ii. It should bo dealt with in a calm
and level-headed manner. But sentiment can oven play an important
part in the County council scheme.
because that will also bring about
what we all ardently desire to see accomplished���a Greater Vancouver.
Thi- week marks the completion
eif much of the excavating em tbe preliminary w-e.rk on tbe Main Street
paving contract. Over ISO men have
been employed em the weirk daily
since the Iir-t order t'i proceed was
given by the Municipal council and
the benefit of the immense payroll
which ha- been bniught into existence
has been felt tej the furthermost ends
of  the  municipality.
It neiw rests with the British Columbia KKctric Company to go ahead
with the permanent double tracking
of the street and the actual laying of
the pavement from Sixteenth Avenue t.e Bodwell Road will be gone
on  witli.
Tbe opening up of paving operations on Main Street has been warmly welcomed by the merchant- abeng
the street. Several have expressed
to the "Chinook" the fact that before
tlie work vvas under way two days a
change could bc felt in the daily busi-
no--.
The work is being done under the
personal supervision eif Messrs. Harvey, of the Dominion Creosoting
Company, whose ambition is t<> make
the  Main  Street  wnrk  stand out as a
splendid < xaraple of creosoted bb>ck
pa vein em.
Associated with the Dominion Creosoting Company in the work are
Messrs. McAdam, authorities on the
science of laying block pavement.
Since the work started on Main
Street the impression has grown that
in tlie interests of the whole municipality, the council would be well ad-
vi-eel te, proceed with issuing orders
for tlu speedy completion of the
street througii t'e the Eraser River.
T'i support this policy such facts
may bc Considered as the present condition of the labeir market. The completion of the work thi- summer will
mean tilling over a critical point in
the interests 'if the hundreds of workingmen who, if weerk cannot be supplied them at this time, will be forced
by conditions to probably leave the
municipality.
Mr. Sullivan, superintendent of construction, states that the contractor's
eeffice ha- been besieged by men seeking employment every morning during the past two weeks. It is stated
thai seeme of the stories told by applicants ior work in the trenches arc
far from cheerful.
LOCAL SNAP SHOTS
Constable S. 1'. Bliss after a week's
sickness,  has  returned  t'> his  weerk,
ele ef ef
A baby girl was beerii t.e Mr. and
Mrs. George Moore, Ontario street,
on   April  ,111th.
*        ef        *
Mr. and Mrs. Grant anel family eel
Main St.. left on Wednesday feir the
district mertii of Edmonton where
thev are taking up a homestead.
ef        ef        *
Mr. and Mrs. E. Patriquin and
family  left on  Wednesday    for    the
cnuntry  ne.rib   nf   Edmonton   for  tlie
purpose  of  heimesteading.
r.    *    *
Milteeii Lavin. son of Mrs. A. Lav-
in, las returned freem the hospital in
Seattle where ho passed through a
successful  operation  for appendicitis.
Mr.   G   Currie   arrived     honn
Nt..ml iv from McBride, B.C.
���n
The Maple Loaf chanter of llu- East-
orn Star Lodge will meet in Odd-
fellows Hall, corner 30th Avenue am'
Main Streel. e-n iln evening e.f Wednesday,   May   13th
ef        *        *
R.-v. Mr. Baldwin. I.yttnn. B.C..
preached in St. Mary's Church. Sunday morning, his subject being "Missionary wnrk among the Iiieliaiis rn'
I.yttnn." Mr. Baldwin also addressee! the Sunday School in the after-
neniii .'il the same subject.
*    #    *
An up-to-date meat market has
been opened up by Mr. W. A. West
in the -Imp lately occupied by Street's
Market. Nn, 4556 Main Street, between 29th anil .10th Avenues. Mr.
West's sh.ep i- noticeably clean and
everything is kept mi ice. only enough
cutting being done feer the supply.
Ile will carry all kinels eef moat. fish.
butter  ami   eggs.
The Ladies' Missionary society of
Westminster Church, held their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday
evening. Mrs. E. Campbell, president,
was in the chair and about 20 member- were present. There was a very
interesting repeirt from the treasurer.
The sum of S2fi\60 has been taken for
the  foreign  mission  fund.    Mrs.   E.
Harvey read a very interesting paper
mi Missions. After a discussion on
tbe Indian we.rk, a committee was ap-
pointed ce insisting of Mrs. Furness.
convener, Mrs. C. Street and Mr-. Esselmont tn collect funds,
*        ef       *
On the morning of May 1. at the
Ruth Morton Memorial Church. Miss
Jane Bum. neice of Mrs. Am.is Godfrey, 756 29th Avenue East, was united in marriage in Mr. Stephen
Trknlji. of Vancouver, Rev. J. Willarel Litch tieing thc nuptial knot. Miss
Ethel Pender, cousin fi the bride was
bridesmaid and Mr. R. Storey Burn.
brother of the- bride supported the
groom. The bride wore her travelling suit. Only the immediate friends
wore pre-ent. The happy couple left
for a trip tn the American coast cities
anil mi their return will n-siele in Vancouver.
TROUBLE  OVER MAIN  ST.
CHINESE LAUNDRY
Mr. A. J. B. Mellish, of Vancouver,
came before the Snuth Vancouver
Council mi Wednesday with regard
te. the issuing nf a license for a Chinese laundry at 4260 Main Street.
Alter Mr. Mellish had spoken of the
money spent on the building by his
client, etc.. the council pointed out
t'i him that they wcre unable to grant
a license as the residents in that vicinity were- opposed te. the idea of a
laundry being there. Several other
reasons why the license cnuld not bc
granted  were  given.
Ex-Councillor Gold Speaks
At Municipal Hall
"I will be No Jellyfish,   If You Return Me As Reeve of Your
Municipality I Will Hold the Reins -Tight," He Declares
At a representative meeting of ratepayers e.f tlle municipality, held on
Monday evening at the Municipal
Hall. Ex-Ceiuncillor Edward Gold
was enthusiastically received as a
candidate for the reeveship, made vacant by the resignation of Mr. Dickie.
Tbe Ex-Councillor refused to make
a statement at the meeting in response
to the flattering reception given him
by bis supporters further than to say,
"Elect me to the reeve's chair and
I will hold the reins and the people
of South Vancouver will learn that
Edward Gold is nn jelly fish. At the
meetin��� Thursday night nearly 2,000
people packed Kalenberg Hall and
heard Councillor Gnld deliver the
hottest and bitterest campaign speech
ever delivered in South Vancouver.
The Chinooks Win Their First Game
The Chinooks Baseball team defeated the Vancouver Fire Dept. on Tuesday. May 5. in iheir first game of the
-easmi in the Federal League at the
Athletic Park with a score eif 8-7.
The feature nf ihe- game was the base
stealing nf the Chinooks which was
the puz/le nf the Firemen. Both
pitchers hurled very good hall. Wood
allow ing 4 hits anil   Sullivan 6.
R.   H.   E
Chineeoks     8     6     4
Firemen        /     4     5
Batteries I Wood and Ross, Sullivan and Foley.
The  Chino.iks   wil!   play   Godfrey's
at tbe Athletic Tark on Thursday,
May 14. and from the way these
teams are shaping up it will be well
worth patronizing them and their is
no doub| but what ynu will get full
value for ymir money for the excitement that gnes with these games is
something rjerce
Junior Baseball Club
A junieer baseball club was organized by thc young mon of Ruth M-rimi
Memorial Church on Tuesday last.
The officers appointed wore Leonard
Wilson, president: Carl Davidson,
secretary; anel Roy Atkins, treasurer.
Te.m Swires was appointed captain
ami   Jerdine  Hester,  viec-captain. TL'RDAV.  MAV 9.  1914
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
THREE
Milk! Milk! Milk!
Turner's Pasteurized and Germless Milk and Cream is the best
diet for Infants and Invalids.    Superior for tea, coffee and cocoa.
AND GOOD FOR EVERYBODY
Sold at 10 quarts for $1.00.
Visit our big new modern dairy and we will show you why it
is we can supply you with the best milk and cream and buttermilk
and butter sold in  Greater Vancouver.
TURNER'S DAIRY
OFFICE AND DAIRY :    Cor. ONTARIO AND 17th AVENUE.
Phone Fairmont 597
BITULITHIC
PAVEMENT
Glazed Cement
Sewer Pipe
Items of Local Interest Should bt Addressed ta the "Labor Editor"
The Worker and the Reeveship
li   i-  understood   that   the-  council
will this week decide on the date oi
iiu- election fi a new- reeve in place
-���I Ilioki'-. resigned.
As workers ii is our duty to take a
part  in this proceeding, and while at
Pressmen's  Conference
The three locals of the International Printing  Pressmen and Assistants'
I ��� i-ii i'i.' begun the w.,rk nf forming a \e rthwest Conference of Pn���
men .iin; Assistants along the- lines
Iready   undertaken   by     iln-    Typo-
almost any time ii matters little which ��; iphical Union.   Suggestions for by-
of   ilu   candidates   an-   elected,   they law- have been drawn up anel will be
nearly all coming from a class which submitted for referendum vote to th.-
do not  represent  labor���yet  we  feel locals in Washington, Oregon, Idaho,
that  iu  tin-  election  ihe-,         some- Montana ami British Columbia.   The
Has the following attributes:
Durability; sure footing for horses; resiliency; noiselessness ; easy drainage; dustlessness; economy.
Bitulithic approaches more closely than any other the
ideal of a perfect pavement.
Its notable durability makes it more economical than any
other paving.
The thoroughfares paved with bitulithic are an impressive
object lesson in fine paving.
Bitulithic has been adopted in over two hundred cities in
the United States and fifteen cities in Canada.
See Granville Street, Fourth Street, Heather Street, Marine Drive and Magee Road in Point Grey; Georgia, Burrard
to Stanley Park; Tenth Avenue, Laurel to Granville Street;
Twelfth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, and Venables Street, in
Vancouver City.
Columbia Bitulithic Limited
Phone:   Seymour 7130
714 Dominion Tnut BMg. Vanconrer, B. C.
thing which the workers should take
cognizance   of   ami   act   accordingly.
The   Main   Street   Paving  Contract
was the titbit e.f the last election anil
it was the- weapon which helped tn
turn iln former reeve mit of office.
Since' that time many 'if tin workers have boon educated along the
starvation line through the work being    lie-d   llle.
Now mir position 1- ihi-. We bold
the' municipalities at this time should
dei all in their power to provide their
citizens with wmk.    Everyone admit
strong  tot
'oh
if-
tiliatimi" and hope ultiniatcjy t" see
union between their conference and:
that of the Type,graphical I'nieen, to
the end lhat all the priming trades!
wmk iii harmony een ail questions affecting the craft in g.-ieeral���Sealllc
"L'ni'iii   Record."
Nearly   Every   Union   Has
A  calamity   ln.wle-r
l Ine nr two  "tti - ���!  pigeons."
Half .-��� ��� '. /���i   b  -������  ' men
A fellow with a disease called Roberts' Rules
A few rounders �� h i would i ���
1 -tnke- tin- in--' job in the- country.
An executiie '"iard tlways
trying tee find out ho��  iti ne-w- leaks.
A few- nie-inlie-r- who believe their
per capita i- spent by the national
officers for w in,- ai
A bunch thai'- -nr. mi thi organizer, composed of men he beal for e.f-
liee-. am! former -cabs in- forced tn
jeein tin- local.
A handful of ne-v er-will-be n
io- who stand mi tin- corner and wonder why they don't get started.
A   whole  i"t   ��� if good  :'��� Hows   ��� I
-lay away from  union  meetings and
K-t ilu- union go to ���-���-.
Anderson Market
The Family Butcher at
the Sanitary Shop
STEAKS
BACON
CHOPS
HAMS
ROASTS
FISH
FRESH
VEGETABLES
NEW
LAID
EGGS
A SPECIALTY
J. E. ANDERSON
Prop.
Tel. Fair 1634
4192 MAIN STREET
���relor t'i consider the steps nec-
essary inr annexation a joint meeting of Smith Vancouver, represented
by Councillors Stevens. Rutledge and
Winram,  Point Grey ami  Vancouver
������' "  ...t-.j.i.v       - > - > i ��� ��� ��� v .      M    in.   will, I     Willi 'il   1.   I UIKI
abnormal  times    am!    the  took place on Friday.   The
those   are
money spent at this juncture in permanent weerk will bo money well
spent in that it will help nut thc ordinary laborer vvhe.se ether channels
nf employment are cut off at present,
thereby  benefitting  the  shopkeeping
class whu are at their wits end to
keep mit of the hands of the receiver.
While nnt canvassing fnr votes feer
any candidate we hnpe the workers! has been missing since the evening
will make themselves heard at thc 'if May 2. The girl is described as
ensuing election and demand that the 5 feel 7 inches in height, elark brown
entire   contract  be   proceeded   with.       hair anel  weighing about   131) pounds.
reeves ot
S'eiiili Vancouver, Point Orey ami
Burnaby, together with Mayor Baxter will Interview ilu- Provincial Government 'en the matter.
*   *   *
Thc police have been notified by
Mr. J. II. K..bins,,n. oi 28th Avenue
anil Fraser Street, eef tbe disappearance   eef   his   daughter,   aged   14.   who
z'.-v iprani
trait..;   Mr.
-Mr-.   J.   F.
companist.
Mr-. I. J, Kal.y. run-
Jamos Hall, tenor; anil
Paterson, pianist and ac-
Tlu- nbject ..f tlie ce mcert
aid the building fund
Thc Board appointed under thc   In
dustrial Investigate
Magistrate   Johnston   'en   Saturday
lined  George   W.  Tarrant.    Colling-
Vet to enquire w \_ $${] .|m, costa ur 1||K,c nl(inths
impri-
nment. Tlie crime was stealing tour ceerds ni wood, the property
of A. L. Watson, Tarrant, who was
i given seven elay- tn raise the money.
| vvas alsee commanded tee make restitution tee the owner,
*   *   *
The success e.f the lirst whist elrivc
land dance given by the Smith Hill
Ancient Onler nf Forresters has led
| to plans fnr holding a series nf the
I same in   the  near  future.
intn  the  interpretation    nf    vari
clauses  of   Ibe  agreement  signed   up
by   the   B.   C.   E.   R.   and   the   Street
Railwaymen's Union held its final ses-
sion last week.
Judge MacDonald was chairman;
Mr. Glover represented the company,
while J. II. McVety. of the Machinist's
Union,  represented  the  union.
The Board are expected to give
their findings in tlu- course of this
week, although it will have tei be submitted  to  the  department  nf    labor
rst- ,     I     -      I        ��� ���   ,
*    *    * At   tlie   Imirth   anniversary   e.t   the
i Ferris   Road   Methodist   Church,  cele-
brated on Sunday, Rev. S. Manuel, of
j Cedar Ceittage. preached at the morning  service  "ii  "The   Progressiveness
f the Kingdom e.f God" and Rev. Dr.
Chown had charge nf the evening service, preaching mi  "Holiness."    The
We'd  Sooner   Have  the  Eggs   Yet   Ichoir   rendered   special   anthems   and
Official   returns  of  Chinese   immi-  s,rs-   Gavel   nll(l   M��.   Young   sang
British Columbia for the  -"l,;--     '-aigc    congregations    were
At   the   last   meeting   nf  the  Typographical Union  R. P.  Pettlpiece and,
J. IC. Wilton were nominated as dele
gates tn the Providence Convention. |'
Election  takes  place  een  May 27
gratimi inte. British  C'lumbia  le
year  closing'March,   1914. are
available :
From April, 1912 to March,
there entered British Columbia
CRtaese.
From April.  1913.  to  March,
there entered British Columbia 3.42.i.
a  decrease  of 2.294  for  this  year  as
compared  with  last.
1914.
Is the choice of property owners in
every city where its value has been
demonstrated. It gives good service
and has durability.
Dominion Glazed Cement Pipe Co.
What Labor Representation Does
Jimmie Simpson has not allowed
tbe grass to grow under his feet since
he was elected member of the Toronto Board of Control. He has suc-
ceedeel in raising tbe minimum wage
of all unskilled workmen employed
by the city to $15 per week, in spite
of vigorous opposition from the rest
of the board, who had to climb down
in face of the agitation put up by
Simpson. This change will effect
1.181 homes and will add $39,000 tei
the laborers' payroll.
now present at each service and collections
amounting t.e about $90 were taken.
)tt\,l: The following stewards were elected
5 719!at the annual business meeting of
Saturday : Messrs. W, A. Ward, J.
I). Millar, John Cuthbert, R. C.
Thompson, Caleb Manuel. Richard
Manuel and I). Gavet. Other church
officials elected were : Messrs. J. T.
Reid, Sunday School superintendent!
J. l'enn, president of Wideawake
Bible Class; Jeelm Cuthbert. president I
of   senior   Bible   Class;   Mrs.   Gavet,!
The departmental estimates pasted
at Monday's council mooting require
a slight increase in thc assessed value
of the municipality as well as an increase in thc tax rate. The rate of
17.50 mills has been lixed for im-
proved land and 27.50 mills for wild
land.. The collector was instructed
to hold a tax sale for the purpose of
securing arrears in taxes from the
years 1900 to 1911 inclusive, which at
the lirst of the year amounted to
se.ine $50,000. This sale will not effect arrears of a later date, although
they represent a much greater sum,
but will save still further raising the
tax. There is a decrease of $870,515
in the value of wild land, partly ac-1
counted for by recent subdivisions,!
but there i.s an increase in the value
of improved land of $1,181,074.
The assessed value of wild land for I
i 1914 is $4,764,389 and of improved
land $29,614,695, a total of $34,379,084.
Owing tee a slight error the assessment for the years 1913 and 1914 on
improved lands was reversed, in the
lirst announcement, but was enrrected
at Monday's meeting. Provision is
made in the estimates fe.r $19,561 more
for school maintenance this year than
last, the total being $163,148. A
Greater Vancouver sewerage board
levy eif $8,334 and a Kingsway paving
levy of S3.542 must also be paid New
fire equipment will cost over $40.tHto
for the Gamewell lire alarm system
and if twee now hose wagons. A
grant of $7500 is to be made to the
North Ann Harbor Board. There
will also be an additional sum for
streel lighting, so thai altogether what
has been saved in the reduction of
staff does not by any means offset the
additional demand- for administration for 1914.
DIRTY
PEOPLE
Cannot
Produce
CLEAN
MILK
The value of clean milk, pasteurized and clarified, produced
from healthy cows, by J.��an
methods, cannot be questioned.
Watch   for   our   wagons.     We
deliver in South Vancouver.
THIS    WEEK'S     RETAIL
PRICES
10 quarts  -  $1.00
At the congregational meeting of
the F'orris Road Methodist Church
on Monday evening. Pastor and Mrs.
Pye, who expect to sever their connection with the church at the end
m the month, were presented with a
I purse  of  gold  and   tlle   following ad-
I dress :   "We the members and friends
!of your congregation are desirous of
I showing   the   deep   regard   and   high
I esteem  in  which   we  hold  vou.     We
. Monda>'I shall ever be indebted to you for the
tor  Chilliwack,  where   she   has  gone   ���,        members you have gathered to-
"   delegate  to  the   Women S   Mis- , gethci.  lVlr   0���r  church   and
I president   Ladies'   Aid;   Miss   Maggie
', Manuel,  president   of   Epworth   League  and   D.  Gavet,  choir  leader.
*    *    *
Betts
Mrs.   J.   P.
left
on
Women's  Mis
sionary Society of B. C, which is in
session   there   this   week.
-e   may
appreciate
155 FRONT STREET WEST
Phone Fairmont 122
JOINT SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Incorporated
1908
A Joint Savings Account may be opened at the Bank of Vancouver
in the names of two or more persons. In these accounts either party
may sign cheques or deposit money. For the different members of
a family or a firm a je.int account is often a great convenience. Interest paid on balances.
THE
BANK OF VANCOUVER
A saving of $62.50 on No. 10 and No. 11 Remington Typewriters.
We have a large stock of No. 10 and No. 11 Remington machines, which we have recently traded in as part payment on Underwood Typewriters. These are the latest model Remingtons, visible
writing,   two   color   ribbon   etc.���some only a few weeks' old.
Our price $60.00
Also a large selection of all other makes of typewriters at our reduced prices.
United Typewriter Company Ltd.
UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITERS
379 RICHARDS STREET
VANCOUVER, B.C.
Soldiers of the King���Sometimes
When the army officers in Ireland
decided to resign rather than carry
OUt orders to preserve peace in Lister, they were SO blinded by class
and political feeling that they could
not see their argument was tWOiedg-
ed. Oothers quickly saw- it and seized it with glee. The following taken
from the Daily "Herald," London,
England, sums the situation in a nutshell ;
"To the men in the British army;
We appeal to you to watch carefully
the doings and saying of your officers
in connection with the Home Rule
question, At least 100 of them are
reported as declining to serve againsl
the nun of Ulster who may rebel. We
don't want you to judge the rights |
or wrongs of the Ulster dispute, but
we bid ymi remember that officer-
have claimed and exercised the right
to choose when they will or will not
obey orders. We ask you with all
sincerity to consider your own position i iward your brothers and siste rs
who are locked e.ul on strike. Often
you arc called upon to lire on unarmed, defenceless crowds of men ami
women. YOU arc asked lo dn so in
order that your own flesh and blood
mav In- bought ami sold cheap that
others may be rich. We therefore
|ask you now to resolve that from this
day forward you will never tire a
shot against your own class, that you
will follow the example of the gen-
oral- and other officials in Ireland
wlm have refused to take risks against
their class interests. In your case it
is much more important than theirs,
for you are first workers, and one day
will come back to the class yem belong to. and will have all tbe same
dread struggle for life as thc members of that class endure. Se. we
bid ynu when called upon to lire on
your brothers fighting for freedom
to 'ground anus' and refuse any
longer to be the tools of the possessing classes. Your officers have shown
you what class solidarity means; it
is for you to organize yourselves to-
gether'so that when the days comes
you may one and all take as your
motto. 'Don't shoot!'"
Quite   an   interest   is   being   taken,
I especially among the Scottish people,
liu   the   coming   Scottish   concert,   an
|event  of  next  Tuesday   evening.     It
promises t'i be the most popular concert  yet  put    on    by    Westminster
Church.     The   billowing   artists   are
on  the  programme :
Violin solo. Mr. J. Howat; song.
Miss Gladys Wallace; quartette (mixed). Mrs. Maben, Miss Rae. Messrs
Miller .''.ml Mabon; recitation, Mr. W.
Crann; song. Mr. A. Wallace; duet,
Misses X. and M. Harvie; song. Mr
Evans; humorous recitation, Miss G
Anley; song, Miss M. Harvie; quartette, Messrs. Campbell, Miller. Wallace and Mahon; Bong, Miss Gladys
Wallace; humorous recitation, Miss
('.. Anley; snug, Mr. Evans; violin
solo, Mr. J. Howat; song, Mi-s M.
Harvie; recitation, Mr, W. Cram;
���������ni;-. Mr A. Wallace; eliu-i. Misses
X. am! G. Harvie.
There has been already a large- sal
if SI ats.
also say we thoroughly
your many acts of kindness and kind
words yeiu have bestowed upon us
during yeiur four years pastorate, and
of this slight token of remembrance
and of the bond of friendship which
now unites lis, we beg of you to accept this purse of geild and we trust
that in the future your pleasing presence shall many times brighten both
eeur homes and our church. May
God's choicest blessing rest upon you
and yours In wherever may be your
new tie-Id of labm\" The address was
presented by Mr Rhalph, retiring
Sunday School superintendent Miss
Annetta Pye was then presented
with a gold set from her young companions, accompanied bj a neat speech
from  Miss  Edith  l-'indlay.
A brief sketch of thi historj of the
church during his pastorate of fourl
years, including thi few months previous tn Iii- coming was given by the |
pastor, Rev. Mr. Pye, The church,
he said, v is really a branch of Mountain View Methodist and the first services in South Hill wore conducted
[by Rev. Mr. Whittaker, thc m etings
WE ARE
Liberals
IN THE SENSE OF GIVING
FULL AND
LIBERAL
VALUE FOR MONEY. WE
WORK ON THE SMALLEST
POSSIBLE MARGIN OF
PROFIT BECAUSE WE
KNOW PRICE IS THE
GREAT QUESTION ON
WHICH YOUR FINAL VERDICT WILL REST.
.        ...     , being held in the home of Mrs. Green.
Mr-, S. II. Horning of Nanaimo, is -,-,���. church v.,. dedicated on l
visiting   hcr   daughter,   Mrs.   A.   Mc- gunda)  in  Mav. 1910.    The pastor be-
\ndrews,  810 22nd  Avenue. nan   work   the  first   Sunday   of  Juno,
* i The  Sunday   Sol--ml  now  having  an
Tin- lirst child, a baby girl, arrived enrollment   of 207  had at the  begih-
n the home of Motorman McAndrews ning onlj 20 names.   The church now
Sunday  morning.
el<       *       *
Mr. Harry Grant, the newly appointed president of the Epworth
League of Mountain View Church,
and who with his father's family is
moving to Mission, took charge ol
the service for the last time on Mon-
ilay evening. A large number wcre
present to extend their goodbyes to
Mr. Grant.
*    *    4
A grand concert will be given in
St. David's Presbyterian Church, corner Windsor Street and 34th Avenue,
mi Thursday. May 14. at 8 p.m. The
affair is under the direction of Mr. W.
W. Robertson, seilo violinist and the
fallowing high class artists will appear : Mr. H. W. Bell, baritone; Mr.
\Y. W. Robertson, solo-violinist; Mr.
H. B. McKelvie. elocutionist; Mr. F.
F.. Dean, entertainer; Mr. VV. McClelland Moore, humorist; Mrs. R. Stirling, soprano; Mrs. M. Rearden, soprano; Mrs. W. W. Robertson, mez-
has 100 communicants, increasing its
membership by six during the past
year iii spite of the vicissitude of the
present time, when so many have- left
the place. Tlu- various church Societies, including the Ladies' Aid and
the Epworth League, of which there
are two branches, a senior and jtin-
ieni. have accomplished faithful work.
The program of the evening included: piano s.el.is. Mis- May Van Wyck;
solo, Mrs. Stanley Foster; solo, Mr.
\V. Drake; violin solo. Miss Mabel
Hawthorne, accompanied by Miss
Olive Batehelor: and piano duel. Mrs.
K. Smith and Master Leslie Gavet.
The closing number was given by the
Sunday School orchestra. Refreshments  were   served.
A series of very popular "thimble
teas" are being given by the Ladies'
Aid of the church. The last one was
held at thc home of Mrs. Baker. Ferris Road. About 30 ladies participated in the sewing, music and refreshments.
Frank Newton
FAMILY
SHOE   STORE
823   GRANVILLE   ST.
AND AT
CEDAR   COTTAGE
CENTRE & HANNA
LIMITED
Established 1893
Refined Service   New Location
1049 GEORGIA ST.
Opposite new Y. M. C. A.
Fireproof     Columbarium     and
Mausoleum
OPEN  DAY AND  NIGHT
Seymour 2425
A baby boy was born to Mr. and
Mrs G. Kilran, 47th Avenue West
on  Sunday morning. TWO
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY. MAY 9, 19^
SEEDS
(~\ UR Spring stock is now complete and we
are now ready to take care of your order
for spring sowing of Timothy, Clover, Alfalfa,
and all field seeds, also garden seeds which are
all tested in our own warehouse. We carry a
full line of Fruit and Ornamental stock, Bee
Supplies, Fertilizers and all garden requisites.
Catalogue for asking.
The Henry Seed House
A. R. MacDOUGALL, Prop.
524 Kingsway       -     -     -     Vancouver, B.C.
HOUSEHOLD GOODS and OFFICE FURNITURE
BY CHEAPEST   ROUTES   OVER THE   ENTIRE   WORLD
CAMPBELL STORAGE COMPANY
MOVING - PACKING- STORAGE-SHIPPING
PHONE. SEYMOUR 7360. OFFICE 857 BEATTY 5T   ^
QUALITY     SERVICE
We  pay our  very best attention to having goods of the highest  standard and  cheerfully  exchange any thing that is not exactly
to your liking.    Our Delivery Service   is  to   give  you  your   goods
when you want them.
Blue Grass Belle Cider Vinegar, fe.r Salads, the j;ir ...50c and $1.00
Fry's  Chocolate  Iceing Powder,  the   can     25c
Old Tyme Maple Syrup, the can    50c and $1.00
Campbell's Soup, for hot meals, the  can    2  for 25c
Sun Kist Oranges, the doz    15c, 25c, and 30c
Quaker Oats, large package     25c
California  Comb  Honey,  the  box   25c
Freeman's  Custard  Powder,  the  can    25c
Libby's   Deviled  Chicken,  the  can   25c
Van Camp's Tomato Catsup, the bottle 30c
Pioneer  Minced  Clams,  the  can   20c
Jcllo, for summer desert, the package       10c
STERLING, THE BEST BREAD FLOUR
|7 O    If      I 26th Avenue and Main
I*raSer   &   IVlaCLean,      Phone:  Fairmont 784
Evans,   Coleman   &  Evans,   Ltd*
IF  YOU  WANT  AN ECONOMICAL  FUEL
WHEN   PLACING  YOUR  NEXT  ORDER,  ASK  FOR
AUSTRALIAN COAL
EVANS,  COLEMAN &  EVANS
Phone 2988
Limited
Foot of Columbia Avenue
MILK
How Satisfactory it is to the Housekeeper   to  be   sure   that
the MILK, CREAM and BUTTERMILK    she    receives    is
Pasteurized and Germless.];
i J'' t\    '��� . ���
Delivered in Sealed Bottle*, Perfectly Sterilized.
BEACONSFIELD HYGIENIC DAIRY
905 Twenty-fourth Avenue East
Phone Fairmont 2391 L PRICE & GREEN, Proprietors
Dominion Equipment & Supply Co.
LIMITED
Contractors and Municipal Machinery, Equipment and Supplies
Phone Seymour 7155
1150 Homer Street Vancouver
BEER
BEER
YOU CAN GET ANY AMOUNT FROM THE
International Importing Company
303 PENDER STREET WEST
Bottlers of B.C. Export and Bohemian
Free Delivery to Your door in South Vancouver every Thursday
Phone Seymour 1951
TERMINAL   CITY   IRON    WORKS
ItM ALBERT 8T. TELEPHONE  HICH.   131
ENGINEERS. MACHINISTS AND POUNDERS
IRON AND BRASS CASTINGS
FIRE HYDRANTS AND SPECIALS
REPAIRS OP ALL DESCRIPTIONS
FROM THE HEART OF %&��
SOUTH VANCOUVER   cottage
To the great delight of the neighborhood children, the roller coaster
on Commercial street opened the sca-
>. ,ti on Saturday evening. The nolle
of the gaily painted cars as tliey sped
up mid down, and in and out on their
church hat nevertheless gone steadily
on. and in all departments shown excellent progress, all the-more pleasing liicause scarcely expected. A
can-, leer special rejoicing among the
trustee* and managers, is the fact that
thrilling Journey, and the excited every financial obligation has been
shouts oi the happy occupants, indi-jniet. and the church treasury has still
cated that a rushing business was be-la satisfying nest-egg with which to
ing  done. Start the ce.ming year.
h *    *    *
At the home of Mrs. Jeffries, last
week, the Laelies' Guild of St. Margaret's Parish held their regular
monthly meeting, at which the usual
routine business of the society was
transacted, and various money-making plans discussed in order tei raise
funds for the wierlf of the church. An
interesting feature of this meeting
vvas the presentation made to two
departing members���Mrs. Corrill,
goes East for the summer, and who
s one of the guild members who will
1
The High Cost
of Living
The rise in thc price of commodities
as measured against gold is an almost
world-wide phenomenon. There are
no  doubt  variations  as  between   one
untry and another, but thc  rise  is
>c  sadly  missed, was presented with   -enery  and   secms  t0  |,c  most  pr0
i handsome fountain pen, while Mrs.  " ri ���
Mason, who will in a slu.rt while-
leave for her new home in Westminster, and who has also been a faithful and untiring worker in the cause,
was given a beautiful gold pencil.
There were appropriate presentation
speeches, and answering remarks of
appreciation made by the favored ladies, after which the meeting adjourned to enjoy Mrs. Jeffries hospitality
in a cup of tea. Mrs. Jones will entertain thc ladies in the church on the
occasion eef the- next monthly meeting.
nounced in those countries which are
considered to be the most highly developed.     The   rise   is   probably   due
it.i   the   joint   operation     of     several
causes,    Experts differ as to which is
the most important.    Some attribute
tlle rise to tlie enormous increase  in
tlie  output  of gold  in  the  last  ten
years, some  to the using up and relative   shrinkage   of   thc   world's   virgin   areas,   with   the   consequent   in-
Icrease in the cost of production. Oth-
! ers lay stress on the rise in the Standard of living among races at a  relatively  low  level  in  this  respect,  and
thers on the operations of Trusts
Since Cedar Cottage- has advanced,.|n|| p,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,, ,������,,,. K ������ ,,��� ,,
a step in municipal politics by having bu,jnej,8e, producing on a large scale
her councillor, Mr. G. A. Stevens. . ((| mcet a ]a and constant demand,
made acting reeve, this district would
be glad to see another move in the If we consider some of these causes
right direction by having one of her i in detail it seems, in the first place,
worthy citizens made reeve. It is thc I difficult to draw any safe conclusion
opinion that civic honors should hcl about the effect of the increase in the
passed around in a more impartial supply of gold. It is quite true that
manner than has heretofore prevailed, i the general rise in the prices of com-
and that it is about time a resident I modifies of the last ten years has
of this community he called upon to coincided with a very large increase
occupy   the   executive   chair. |in the output of gold, but on the other
*   *   * i hand, during the  second  half of  the
Mrs. James Caldwell, of Nanaimo.
visited Mrs. Leightem, of Welwyn
Street, last week.
* ef       St
If Dr. Storrs is properly rewarded
for the energy displayed by him during the past few days, mushrooms
will not be lacking in Cedar Cottage.
it    *    it
From 3 to 6, on Wednesday, the ladies of St. Margaret's Guild held a
successful social tea. The church was
made attractive with fleiral decorations, while from tea tables spread
with dainty linen anel graced with
bouquets of lovely flowers, tea was
poured and light refreshments served.
The attendance was good, and music
anel social intercourse made thc afternoon a delightful one, while the
collection   taken   was  very  generous.
* sr    *
Cedar Cottage Loyal Orange Lodge,
along with other Orange Lodges (if
South Vancouver, received the unanimous sanction of Vancouver County
L. O. L. No. 1, to form a new county
lodge in South Vancouver. Owing to
the large increase of members in the
various   lodges,   this   step   was   found
necessary.
%    *    *
For the benefit of the Presbyterian
Church, and under the auspices of its
various societies, the Rev Dr. Pidgcnn
has consented to give a lecture iu the
church at an early elate, which will
bc  announced  later.
* *    *
The annual meeting of the R.eb-
sem Memorial Church Sunday School
was held last week and the following
e.fficers elected for the coming year :
Mr. C. Gray, superintendent, Mrs. E.
Manuel, assistant superintendent;
Miss McPhie, secretary; Miss Whe-
lan, assistant secretary; Mrs. McPhie,
treasurer; Miss Manuel, organist;
Mr. C. Jackson, assistant organist.
Mr. Nesbitt, the retiring superintendent, who declined further election,
was accorded much praise for his
work eluring the past year, and that
of his faithful teachers, in bringing
the Sunday School up tei its present
high standard of excellence, anel the
splendid increase in the membership
rolls, een which there are 290 names,
with a regular vttendance of over 2(X)
scholars. Under the leadership e.f
Mr. Gray, the new officer, anel efficient teachers look forward with enthusiasm to another year of good
work, and greater prosperity.
* ��       *
Renouncing the little cares and
worries incielfcnt to every day life,
Mrs. Keith and Miss Chambers joined a party of congenial souls one day
last week on a trip to Sperling, on
piscatorial pleasure bent. They reported a splendid outing, and great
loss of numbers to the finny tribe.
* *    *
Judging from the numerous posters
of the I. O. O. F. it seems likely that
another fraternal order is being organized   in   Cedar   Cottage.
* *       e*
Mr. C. F. Broadhurst has recently
perfected arrangements whereby he
will demonstrate at Spencer's store
his patent stove pipe elbow cleaning
door. All who have used this invention of Mr. Broadhurst's busy brain,
and found it possible to thoroughly
clean their stove pipes without taking them down are quite willing to
vote our genial citizen a benefactor
to the race and will bc pleased to
hear that the public are to become
more familiar with this ingenious device.
ek       *       *
On Wednesday, the 29th. the Quarterly Official Board of the Robson
Memorial Church helel their annual
meeting, and those interested were
much gratified to learn of the splendid work done by the church, and all
the societies connected with the
church, eluring the year just closed.
While from every quarter the cry of
hard times is heard, the work of the
nineteenth century, the fall in the
prices of commodities was steady and
continuous, while at the same time the
annual production of gold was almost
stationary during the whole period.
The connection here seems too obscure for one lo dogmatise with any
confidence. On the other hand, there
can scarcely be any doubt about the
influence of the change of habits of
living. Japan has apparently begun
a process of change from a rice diet
to a wheat diet, leading to an increased demand for the latter, with a consequent rise in price. The United
States annually absorbs large numbers of Slavs, Italians, Greeks, etc.,
whose standard of living is relatively
low. Observers in the States say that
their standard of living soon changes,
and a demand arises for food and
other commodities of a different character altogether to that which formerly satisfied them. So great is the
influence of this that the export of
food stuffs freim the United States is
steadily falling, anel, indeed, a movement in the opposite direction has already commenced, large shipments of
meat and cattle to the United States
from the Argentine having taken place
during the last two years. Such increased demand must be operative in
���i rise of prices. In this connection
it should not be overlooked that the
recent remission of tariff charges on
meat and other foods in Germany and
the United States is likely to divert
some supplies to these markets and
e'ause a corresponding rise of price
here.
One  factor,  however,  operating in
the Old Country is often overlooked,
viz., the financial requirements of the
legislation  of the  last  ten years.    If
we  take  the  expenditure  of  the   Imperial  Government  and  the  expenditure  of  the   Municipalities  and  other
local  governing  bodies  of  the   United   Kingdom  we  shall   find   that  the
annual sum is about ��90,(XX),(XX) more
than it was ten years ago, and this is
a recurring charge.    It is a very large
sum.    It amounts to an additional tax
of  ��2 per heael per annum for every
man, woman and child in the  liritish
Islands,   eer   expressed   otherwise     it
means that, em the average, an extra
sum  of  between   ��8  anel   ��9  is  required from every family in the country  as  compared  with  what  was  demanded ten years ago.    It is true that
much of the expenditure is prompted
by the best of intentions.    Wc  have
old   age   pensions,   almost   universal
insurance against sickness, more ample   provision   for   education,   and    a
general improvement in. municipal services.     But   there   is   generally   little
consideration   given   to   thc     source
whence this wealth is drawn.    Politicians   in   Parliament   make   elaborate
provision to ensure that part, at any
rate,  of  the  sum   required   shall    be
raised by  higher taxes on  higher incomes, by increased taxes on luxuries,
or by requiring definite contributions
from  employers as under  the  Insurance Act.    And it is maintained that
the   more   favored   classes   are     thus
compelled to contribute towards better  services  for  the  lower  orders  of
the community on  whose  behalf the
bulk of the expenditure referred to is
professedly made.    The experience of
the   last   few   years   must   make   one
doubt whether such a  consummation
has  been  reached,  and unless  it can
be  shown  that  in  the  aggregate  the
receivers  of  the  higher  incomes  enjoy   smaller   net   incomes   than   before,  or  are  compelled  to  a  diminution in their luxuries, or that the em-
nloying classes do, in effect, pay the
Insurance Act contributions, it is difficult to resist the conclusion that the
whole of the sums we are considering
are furnished by the community as a
whole  in  the  form  of higher  prices,
The   general   higher   level   of   prices
yields a larger gross return, and from
tlle  larger gross return  the  required
amount   is.  by  taxation,  directly  obtained.    Thus,   as   ever,   the   burden
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BASEBALL
Week Commencing May   11, 1914
Spokane vs. Vancouver
ATHLETIC PARK 5th and HEMLOCK
South End Granville St. Bridge '
falls mainly on the wages of the
workers, and no one need be surprised that thc workers are beginning to
resent the complaint of the benevolent-minded politician that they are
not sufficiently grateful fo^J what the
Government has done for Ihcm, and
are beginning to insist on the fact
that whatever is done for .thein is
paid   for  by  themselves.     '.; i ���.
What remedy is there for this evil
state of affairs? If the rise of prices
be due tn a relative shortage of production, ejbviously production must
be stimulated. If the rise be in any
part due to the "passing-on" of taxation to the consumer, the incidence
of taxation must be changed so as to
avoid this. Of all the taxes that have
ever been suggested for the purpose
of raising revenue, there is only one
that cannot be in some form or other
be "passed on." The tax that possesses this supreme merit, from the
worker's point of view, is the tax
based on the value of land. All economists of repute agree that the incidence of such a tax cannot be changed. It must be paid by the person
who enjoys the proprietary interest
in the land, and cannot be transferred to anyone else. If thc monies
required for public services were raised by a tax on land values, thc great
mass of the workers could be certain
that they could not be made to pay
the share of the more favored section
of the community, as is often the case
at present.
Rut the tax would have a far greater
effect than this. If all land had to
contribute annually to the rates (or
taxes), whether it were used or not,
a sum based upon its capital value,
the necessity for obtaining an income from the land in order to get
the money to meet this annual charge,
would act as a steady pressure, compelling the owner to make good use
of it.    The millions of acres of idle
land,  or  only  partially used  land,  t
be found in this country today wouh
be  forced into  use.    There would b.
a great demand for labor to effect thi-
a demand winch would in itself tene
to raise wages, anel with this new development there- would be such an in
crease  of production of thc commor
necessities  of life as would undoubtedly, check  the teudency of prices t
rise,   and   if carried   Sufficiently     fa1
would bring about a movement in tin
opposite direction.
Rev. J. W. Davidson returned fror
his (rip to Kamloops in time to preac;
at   the   morning   service   61)   Sund.-n
The   evening   service   was   taken   lv
Rev. T. A. Osborne, a minister in the.
Hritish   Columbia   Methodist   conference whei served in the hospital corps
of   the   Hritish   Army   uneler   Genera!
Buller at Xatal and Lord Roberts, ir.
the Boer War.
'j he tennis club of Westminster
Church, organized last year, has beer
granted the privilege e.f one of th.
Courts in Robson Park, corner of 14th
Avenue and Kingsway, which it will
occupy on Tuesday evenings from
6 ei'clock. Playing may be indulged
em any afternoon. On Saturdays and
holidays the club can take its turn
with others. The club in re-opening
fe.r the year will extend the membership to include .10 persons. Would-
be members may leave their names
with Mr. H. S. Halifax, Prowse
Apartments,  Main   Street.
The marriage took place at St-
Pcter's Church. South Vancouver, ou
Saturday, April 25. between Miss M.
J. Neve, of Playelen. Sussex. England, and Mr. W. IT. Rays, .if South
Vancouver, formerly of Rye, Sussex.
England.    The  Rev'.  Caffin officiated- SATURDAY, MAV 9, 1914
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
FIVE
Hastings
and
Gore Ave.
EMPRESS
Lawrence & Sandusky, Lessees
Phone
Sey. 3907
Week of May 11
Matinees Wed. and Sat.
Farewell week of MISS MAUDE  LEONE  with
THE DEL. S. LAWRENCE   STOCK   COMPANY
In the sensational English   success
A Butterfly on the Wheel
THEATRICAL
L
���s.
MVflCAV
Prices 25c and 50c
Matinees 25c Any Seat
FAIRMONT THEATRE
18th and Main Street
SATURDAY'S MATINEE, 2 till 5
FRIDAY  AND  SATURDAY, MAV 8th and 9th
first reel of '>ur "Mutual Girl." Over a million ele lighted spectators in fifty cities have already seen the first installments "i this
great   photoplay.     Come   and   visit Xew   York   with   her.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
E/npress Theatre
Messrs.   Lawrence    and    Sandusky
have  selected as next  week's attraction at the Empress, the famous English dramatic sensation, "A Butterfly
een   the-   Wheel"
This   ne.ted  play   is   the  je.iui   wnrk
of two members e.f  Parliament. E. G.
, Hemmerde and  Francis  Meilson, anil
' was first produced in London by the
'well-known   English    actor,     Lewis
| Waller.     There   il   al   'nice   attained
marked   success.     Later   Mr.   Waller
made a tour of America with thc piece
I and flashed a new -tar on the public
iin  the  person  of  Madge    Tithe-rage.
i wins.'  splendid wnrk  in  the role
Peggy  Aelinasie.il  is a  matter of recent    stage   history.     The     story     is
briefly.    Roderick Collingwood, Lord
Ellerdine,   Lady   Atwill,   and   Pegg)
the  wife of Ceorge
will present the last opportunity ol
seeing this charming actress until
her return, se, crowded bouses will
doubtless prevail and scat reservations
should be booked early.
-pearean play is -ee well kne.wn that
it will need ii'e further introduction
te. tbe motion picture lovers who go
i.e the Globe for the high class entertainment furnished there. Thos:
who haw- seen Mi-- lots Weber iu
.en; of the re,les thai ->:c has portrayed in the past eluring her experience
;.- . Universal star will be pleased
to learn thai -he portrayed 'lie- r.ele
..f Portia In fore the camera Her
ueerk will doubtless ly watched with
Kreat  interest  bv .ill  patrons  'ei the
All.i.
Of equal importance i- ihe announcement lhat Phillip Smalley
portrayed the re.L e.f Shylock anel as
the grasping ii-nri-r ha- achieved what
is regarded as the- greatest w-.rk of
hi- ne.table career.
Tlu   "ther  reiles. thoac .���(  Antonio,
Tub.el.   Bassanio,  Jessica,     ind    ilu
thers  have  been  chosen   with    rare
Phone Sev 318
Granville Street
Week  of  May   11
VALESKA  SURATT
In "Black  Crepe and  Diamonds'
A   Fantasy   b)   Geo   Baldwin
IRENE TIMMONS  &  CO.
In   the   one-act   playlet   by   K"bi
1 tai :-
"New Stuff"
Other   Big  Acts
DREAMLAND
H.   H.   DEAN,   Proprietor
COR. TWENTY-SIXTH AVENUE AND MAIN STREET
"THE  LIFE  OF  KATHLYN" Series No. 6, "Three Bags of Gold"
will be continued on  Thursday, May 14
ALL THE .BEST AND NEWEST   IN   MOVING   PICTURES
MATINEE   SATURDAY AT 2 p.m.
se-t emi e.n  I tour to Switzerland
Peggy's  surprise,  however, sh,- pre
eutlv finds herself ill a hotel ill  Par
whither Collingwood has brought lur I
under   the   pretense   of  having  taken j
a   wrong   train,     Collingwood   makes
leeve   lee   Peggy,   bill    -lie   repulses   him.
In the morning Lord I llcrdine arrive- in pursuit, along with Lady At-
will. Seie.ii Admaston appears, having been summoned t.e Paris, it presently develops, by an anonymous letter, accusing Peggy ami Collingwood.
I.eenl Ellerdine is -rmglii in i contradiction in his efforl to save Peggy, and
Admaston, judging whollj by appearances, i- leel i- > belici e tin   .vorst
X.evv follows thc "breaking of the
butterfly on the wheel." Peggy Ad-
maston's trial and condemnation iu
the  divorce  coun    om the  mosl
powerfully dramatic cnurl - enes ever
staged.     Afur   the   divorce  has  been
Orpheum Theatre
A   riol   in   clothes"  possibly
aaaaaaaaa*''"'-   Valeska   Suratl   win.  i-   i	
0f|pear  at   the   Orpheum   theatre   h.m  c'are so ihaV"fhe Merchant of Venice
��� .week.    A fantasy by George Baldwin   u,n   .i,,,,),,],...   be   regarded   as   th
entitled "Black Crepe ami Diamonds    educational an.l entertainment fi
i- the production with which -he- wil'
nu,   ami   reggy ial>l>car.    The staging  for  this  i-  re
Admaston   M P.   markably handsome and the costum
if     tile-      -e    ISOn
ing lavish to a degree. There are sei
,g_ I eral e.ther members i" tlu- cast, not
'js   ably ihe dancing Higgins, a man am
girl. whe. have won meirc or U-- di
tinction ami are -aiel le, lie- really  'in.-
An..ther  attraction   will   undoubtedly
In-   Irene-   Timmons.     She   i-   -nil   te.
he-  strikingly  pretty and possesses a
splendid   reputation  as  a     vaudeville
performer.    Sin- has always been associated  witli   till-  besl  in   vaudeville
-a i irk,
J:eiiie--   II.  Cullen,  wh.e  i-    always
known   as   "llu-   in, in   ir- in   the   . est"
will ;!i'in ar next  week in his ?ift. i   ���
1 '-nl,. um circuit  t- nr     lie- is a mnn-
oge list ii iln- bn ad!)  humorous type
antl li:- made a decided Im in Winni-
pe -.-  i ni  more  than   ���   - ci ��������� >n
Se ng hits from "Tlle Campus" v. ill
ittractii ely   reiuli nil   l.y   V.
eh- l.e "ii and "Muggins" Davies.    The
pi oduction re fern ��� ! i" i- one in which
 they   both   -i;>rr<-el   mil     long     since
I'Collingwood   forces   Lady   Atwill   to| They are both accomplished in song,
join  him  in confessing t.i Admaston I(,;"uv :""1 c";l,���>" sk''s ;"1'1 "'"  :"-
Funniosities
an   i iptimistic
thai  -',- had aided in tin   Pari entertamrhen
j**e-   ���ndJVMl : ��� '���' ."character  singer of repute in the
lb-tier   to   Admaston���her  motive  be-1 - ���     .    ���    ...
j ing te - win the latter for herself
I Peggy "��� .i- "in of thc v aj
| disclosure  Admaston    become
Cedar   Cottage   Theatre
"THE HOUSE THAT PLEASES"
20th Avenue and Commercial Street
SATURDAY MATINEE. 2 to 5
.  . We show the best, cleanest and most up to date pictures with a
complete change daily.
COME AND  SEE
Ivinced of !':- wife's innocence, and
| these :������ ''. who had been all bul put
j asunder,  are  reunited.
The   ci -'   at   the   Empress   will   be
I the    Streellg, si        pi  s-ileh        willl        MJSS '
Maude Leone in the highly emotional
ile ��� i I
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Keid. of 54,1 56th
Avenue Easl and Mrs. Reiel's mother,
Mrs. McDowell, left recently for Ottawa. They will return in July hy
way of N'ew York, Washington, Chl-
cago and  Winnipeg.
Rev. J. Richmond Craig will deliver
the thinl of his series of popular lectures in the church tomorrow, Suiidav,
evening. Subject, "hisiile- the cup."
A cordial imitation is extended te. all.
Strangers are especially welcome.
'cgf \   \clmaston    Quite a dif- '. .'. !   .,.,���,.
0 lie  Hcarl    and serving well to il- .���      in
1 list,-at.- Misi  Leone's versatility.    Mr.1"11'
Del.   Lawrence will  have the  leading
(male- r le i f G( ol ���-:-��� Ulmaston anel
the sup] irtitig cast will comprise the
full strength of the Lawrence Com
D.-mv with some additions. The scenic investment, especially the st tging
"f the famous court n om scene nf the
ihin! act, will he notable even among
Empress productions. As Miss Leone
will al the end of the next week withdraw from the Lawrence Company
for a much needed vacation of aboul
six week. "A Butterfly On the Wheel"
. rson ni Aileeii Stanley ��ill make
With this' "er l"'"1 appearance on a Winnipeg
vaudeville stage next week. This
young lady comes warmly recommended. Refinement and daintiness
characteristics of her portion of
tl lill and ii has been s;,ii| ,,f her
"that she- knenvs how in choose her
raiment."
ing  and   Reveil,  comi dj
London,  with   a   splendid
will   complete   an   attrac-
The   motion   pictures   will
be  interesting  as  usual  and   coupled
with   the  nrchi -tr.-.l    selections    will
prove a feature.
\ \e-w Jerse) teacher e\li" had been
greatly annoyed by revelry in thi hotel where she had spenl pari nf her
last vacation, t> ������ >k the precaution
this time, in writing to another hotel
which had been recommended to lu-r.
i" inquire whether it had a bar. She
received the following reply : "Xej,
we- haven't any bar. and if thai is
sort - v. man you are we don't
��� - you. The place for you is al
Yanll.-y'-.   farther  up  the  road."
*        *        #
Dn�� ii   in     South     Cari elina     Ihey
i   an    -i'i    negro    r- i st-robbi r
"with the goods on him." the saying
goes,   ami   forthwith   haled   him   into
i - ���'��� -  ��� i -"onl trial for chicken stealing.    When "hi  Rasti pi iced in
idge ��� .ii! :   "Now, Uncle   Ras,   I   suppi -e-  you  realize  that
you're  in  si  court  of law,    and    you
quite ri alize         I      ci url is?"   "Why.
-lieire.  In--."   came  back   Rastus.   "a
co't.     Why.   a   e-.i't   1,1)1   -lieire   a   place
whei     -:- .   dispenses   wif  justice!"
PANTAGES
Unequalled       Vaudeville      Meant       Pantag^a
VaudevHle
K   D. GRAhAM, Resident Man.
Phone Seymour 3046
Three times daily, 2 45. 7.20 and 9.15
Week of May 11
B thwell   Brow ne's   Greati sl
Pr' iduction
THE   MERRY   MASQUERADERS
Pn senti d   by   a    ne\ j    i if   beautiful
dancing girls    nd a bunch of sun
enough  comei
MAE.   ERWOOD   &   COMPANY
In a screamingly funny -ketch thai is
all  origin:
Other   Big Attractions
Prices.  Matinees.  15c;  Night.  15 and
25c.   Box Seats. 50 cents
��� "    II    \\ right, at a dinner  in
honor in N'ew York, talked ahoul
fa st   I'rench   m  -   - lanes   which   m iw
make- une hundred .mel fifty miles an
Pi ey'n   very  fast."  said   Mr
W right, shaking ' ;- h    d, "bul they're
 "    "Fasi   indeed!"  interrupt d    a
young millionaire, "Mr. Wright, is
- an) thing on earth the se mach-
ii i - can't overtake?" "Yes," said Mr.
Wright, wilh a frown. "There's - m
thing they can't overtake, and that's
tlui;- running expenses."
GLOBE
GRANVILLE   4   ROBSON
Continuous 1 to 11 p.m.
Commi ncing M   ndaj and all week
Shakespeare's  Masterpiece
The Merchant of
Venice
Four Parts
Usual  Prices
Globs Theatre
"The   Merchant  of Venice"  will
ilu-   showing   at   the   Globe   Theal
ne-xi  week  beginning  Monday.    This
engagement should be one of the ni"st
notal le  that   h;is  been   shown  at  thi
handsome house since it  was npenei
last   fall.
The -'"ry of ihis wonderful Shake
LITTLE MOUNTAIN HALL
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for oublic meetings,   dances,  etc.,  to  Let
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34 32nd Avenue
CORPORATION  OF  SOUTH
VANCOUVER
WATER WORKS
DEPARTMENT
	
NOTICE
Tin- lawn sprinkling rate is now
I collectable and any per3on found
using water for this pnrp.,-, and not
[having paid -aiel rate will be- dealt with
|aCcor<ling to the Water Wierk- Byaw,
S.  B.  BENNETT,
Water  W'urks   Engineer.
JAMES
KEII
MY PLATFORM:
The interests of all the ratepayers
of South Vancouver first, last
and all the time
KERR PLEDGES HIMSELF TO DISCONTINUE
COMIC OPERA AT THE MUNICIPAL
HALL.
KERR PLEDGES HIMSELF TO LOOK AFTER
THE INTERESTS OF THE WORKING-
MAN BY GOING AHEAD WITH SEWER
AND ROAD WORK.
KERR WILL WORK TO STOP THE KNOCKING OF SOUTH VANCOUVER.
KERR PLEDGES HIMSELF TO STAKE HIS
FUTURE ON AN ATTEMPT TO BRING
ORDER OUT OF CHAOS AND TO PLACE
SOUTH VANCOUVER IN HER FORMER
PROUD POSITION.
For  REEVE
midk
JAS. A. KERR
Twice Reeve of South Vancouver, who again offers his services to the
Municipality for reasons herewith given
KERR WANTS TO HELP
SOUTH VANCOUVER
SECURE:
1.���LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN PLACES SUITABLE.
2.���A PERMANENT PURE WATER SUPPLY.
3.���A THOROUGH AND COMPLETE SEWER
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5.���AN EFFICIENT, UNBIASED ADMINISTRATION OF AFFAIRS FOR THE COMMON GOOD.
,.���GOOD ADVERTISING THROUGHOUT THE
WORLD AND A RETURN TO A NORMAL, HEALTHFUL POSITION IN THE
WORLD'S MONEY MARKET.
South Vancouver is today rent by discord and
petty and personal strife. I am prepared to give the
people the value of my experience during two years
as reeve. I pledge myself, if elected, to do all in my
power to pull South Vancouver together, promote
progress and harmony and to strive to place her again
in the forefront of the municipalities of Canada. FOUR
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, MAY 9. II
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And  shall   from   age to age endure.
THE IIY-F.I.F.CTIOSS
WHILE a healthy interest in public affairs is
greatly to be desired, there is just the possibility
thai a certain Bectian of the ratepayers of South \ ancouver are exceeding the limit in their intense application tn municipal questions.
Conservative property owners and business men in
<*outh Vancouver will not view the coming by-election
with great favor. These- periodical upheavals are
nol helping South Vancouver, nor British Columbia
for that matter.
May  the best  man  in  this  reeveship contest  win. I
And then Semth Vancouver will have to get down to
business nr call in a mediator.
its full swing in that direction ; and hereafter tlle tendency will he. not so much to suspend punishment,
as tn ensure placing the young elelinquent under influences that will assure disciplining, and, as far as
possible, the development of self-control.
When a child with a home, proven guilty of owVn.-es
bordering <>n crime, or even of positive crime, twls
before the officer of the law, what prospect of refe-m
can the officer reasonably count upon when, with
warning and advice, he returns the offender to his
home? That the home has failed in its duty is in most
eases proved hy the fact that the youth was brought
into court, tor hail the home influence heen wise and
adequate the young offender would not have beet
developed.
What such a case requires is discipline; and treatment that does not provide discipline is the reverse- of
mercy.
institutions where the disciplining influences of the
true home and the wise school prevail���where self-
control will he developed���these are the proper places
for the delinquent youth who has no home, or whose
home has failed in its duty.���Montreal "Standard."
"W\
I'.H'AST LOTS -ISD IPIJi MUS
IS South Vancouver we have, probably, fifty lots to
every idle man at the present time. One business
man has brought forward the suggestion that the
municipality unelertake to force the Clearing of all
property within the district wilh the- duuble-fold idea
in mind of furnishing worthy men employment an.l
beautifying the community.
There are vacant lots anil idle men in Victoria and
the energetic Victoria "News" has the following policy
to offer:
"W'e urge upon ottr readers who are the owners of
vacant lots to make some effort to put them to productive use. There are hundreds of deserving men
in the city who cannot find work. If owners of vacant
lots would have fences erected and the ground seeded
down in garden truck a demand for labor woulil be
established which would have an immediate effect
upon the congested lahor market. In our view it is a
sin against heaven to allow all the grass now growing
upon vacant land within the city limits to go to waste.
It is a sin to buy dust laden prairie hay when nature
has provided us abundantly with a superior article at
home. This waste of natural resources side by side
with unemployment and want presents one of the most
distressful problems of the time. It is certainly the
duty of every man who is ahle, to see that all land in
his possession is put to profitable use and thus to help
relieve unemployment, increase the supply of garden
truck, and decrease the present high, cost of living.
Whilst there are starving men in our midst���and
there are���it is the hounden duty of every citizen to
do everything possible to finel work for the unemployed. Mrs. Field, of the Strangers' Rest, will be glael
to hear from readers who can give work, however
temporary, to needy men."
THE VALUE OP SELF-CO.STROL
ONE of the greatest personal assets is self-control
���that all-round temperance which tlle Apostle
to the Gentiles included in his category of virtues.
Self-control is essential to character; and the developing of that quality is the task of every person
who would live on a moral plane higher than that occupied by brute creation. Without that self-control,
which places the lower nature in subjection to the
higher, human beings are like a ship trying to navigate the sea of life without ballast and rudeler, blown
hither anil thither hy every wind of passion and al-
ways in danger of capsizing and shipwreck.
It is want of self-control that leaves minds open to
tlle appeal of vice and crime���tlle anger that has never
been restrained; the malice that has hee-n allowed to
fester in the heart; the eovctousnc'ss that has never
been checked; tlie imperious demands of the lower
nature- that have never heen denied. It is these tin-
dammed streams of evil that in their mail course.
sweep on most men. who close their misspent lives on
th.- gallows or in the penitentiaries.
It is because of the disciplining influences of tin-
wisely administered home and school that the boy or
girl, who has not been brought up under those influences, has missed so much, an 1 goes out into the
wurld morally undeveloped. Some of those handicapped youths receive in the hard schoeil of experience
the disciplining they missed in earlier years, but it is
obtained at a tremenelous price���hard knocks, cruel
crushings, and often failures that cannot be retrieved.
Not all, however, learn the lesson, for it is not a lesson easily learned after thc foundations of character
have been laid and the period of plastic youth has
passed. "As the twig inclineth, so is the tree bent":
and once the tree bas taken shape it is difficult, often
impossible to alter it.
These things should be borne in mind" in dealing
wit juvenile offenders. During the past few years tlv
tendency has been wholly towards what is falsely
called mercy; but probably the pendulum has reacheel
WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT
VTERFRONT Development" will form the
theme of discussion at one session of the International Con fere-nee on City Planning to he held
at Toronto on .May 1^-17 next. Mr. R. S. Gourlay,
representative of the Hoard of Trade mi the Toronto
Harbor Commission, will give an address on this sub-
jeet. which should he of interest, not unly to citizens
of Toronto, hut to the' whole country. Our harbors
are national gateway-, ami the Dominion Government is expected to contribute over $6,000,000 to this
particular project.
The works now in progress at Toronto should prove
of national importance in another respect also, namely,
hy putting before other cities an example of what may
lie done hy systematic planning for waterfront development. The works proposed are of three kinds: ( 1 )
Industrial development, (2) Commercial and dock
development. (3) I'ark and boulevard improvements.
They involve the filling in eif Ashbridge hay and the
establishment there of a model industrial district with
lirst class railway and lake transport facilities; the
deepening of the inner harbor and building of new
elocks; and the construction of a beautiful 12-mile
driveway, extending along the entire waterfront, with
a protected channel for small craft for the whole distance, lagoons, parks, islands, amusement grounds,'
bathing beaches, and everything that coulel be desireil
for summer pleasure. It is expected that the entire
project will be completeel in 1920 and at an estimated
cost of upwards of $19,000,000. When completed, it
should place Toronto in an enviable position, giving it
one of the finest harbors on the Great Lakes, stimulating its industrial anil commercial expansion, and
providing its people with unrivalled recreation facilities at their very elejors.
THOMAS JEFFERSON OS GOVERNMENT
THE legitimate powers of government extend to
such acts only as are injurious to others. Hut
it does mc no injury for my neighbor to say there are
twenty gods, or no Goel. It neither picks my pocket
nor breaks my leg. If it be said, his testimony in a
court of justice cannot be relied on, reject it then, and
be tlle stigma on him. Constraint may make him
worse by making him a hypocrite, but it will never
make him a truer man. It may fix him obstinately in
his errors, but will not cure them. Reaion and free
inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.
Give a loose to them, they will support tbe true religion by bringing every false one to their tribunal,
to the test of their investigation. They are the natural
enemies of error anil of error only. Had not the Roman Government permitted free inquiry, Christianity
could never have heen introduced. Had not free inquiry heen indulged at the era of tbe Reformation, the
corruptions nf Christianity could not have been purged
away, li it he restrained now. the present corruptions
will he protected, and new ones encouraged.
BY THE WAY
Till". MUNICIPAL HALL is an Opera House where
every man must play his part. Mr. Dickie's part has
been a sad one.
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'I III''. CIVIC WATERLOO will he fought May 16.
Tlu- Little Corsican will win the elay unless Wellington receives the support ,>f a  Blucher at the crucical
moment.
9 -9 ��
MR. DAVID BELASCO, of Xew York, the great
actor-manager, is the son of a Cariboo prospector, and
is an old Victoria hoy. The ]',. C. Manufacturers' Association should seek Mr. Belasco out and hranel upon
him, "Made in li. C."
9    9    9
IT HAS REEK sugested that a small collection be
chargeel at all the meetings being held this week anil
next hy Mr. Gobi, the proceeds to go to charitv.
9 ��� ������ ���
MR. KERR TAKES the spot-light again this week.
The fact that the olel-timers are flocking to his standard in greater numbers than ever points to a nerve-
racking contest.
AT THE MEETINGS, or "meets" this week, only
love taps will be exchanged. Next week, the piliminies
being over, the main bouts will take place and it is
promised that tbe blood and dust will be living very
profusely.
* 9- 9
THE BIGGEST dam in the world i- sai.l to be located at Bassano, Aha., is owned by the C. I'. K..
whose president inspected it the other day. Tbe second biggest was uttered in South Vancouver last week
when it was learned that Reeve Dickie and Councillor
Gold had resigned.
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MR. J, II. T< IDRICK, of Central I'ark. is in the running for the reeveship. Friends say that he will toddle
into tlie office with little effort.
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WHILE Till-. CHALLENGER designed ami buiil
by Sir Thomas Lipton may he some boat, it isn't in
it with some of the South Vancouver challengers which
are also propelled to a more or less extent by the winds.
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h' IT WEREN'T for Ulster, Mexico an.! South Vancouver, where would the daily papers find material for
their columns.
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C< (NSIDERING Till-', length of time that the Fraser
has heen passing through tlle municipalities of the-
Valley, New Westminster, Richmond, Burnaby, South
Vancouver anil Point Grey, the old river must have
quite a story to tell about municipal politics about the
time it strikes the Gulf of Georgia. Sometimes it must
he very glad to hav..- the privilege- of speedily passing
on its way.
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Till''. PEOPLE of Mew Westminster love the' people
of Vancouver about as much as Carson, likes John Redmond, or as the City Editor of the "Western Death"
likes Candidate Gold,
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FOLLOWING ELECTION Day. the services of the
South Vancouver Branch of the Victoria Order of
Nurses will likely he required to nurse tlle wounded
and maimed.
9   9   9
XOT SATISFIED with the titles of Candidate. Councillor. Ex-Councillor, Councillor, Ex-Councillor and
Candidate again. Mr. Gold now endeavors to annex
the position of Reeve. An opportunity to he addressed "Your Worship" is not to he taken lightly.
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WHAT HAS HAPPENED to the man who used to
say, "Give me the good old plug every time. I can't
get no satisfaction out of that new-fangled fine cut?"
��   �����   ��
TIIF. OTTAWA JOURNAL credits John Webster,
M.I'., for Brockville, with supplying the oratorical tit-
hit of the session: "If the heavens were a black-
hoard and the Rocky Mountains were chalk, no man
could write upon it the history of this country."
In  delivering this gem  of oratory,  the'   Brockville
member no doubt webstereel the hand.
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SPEAKING OF parliamentarians. There's a certain M. P. from British Columbia who recently delivered an empire-quaking speech condemning Oriental
immigration. Not so many moons back this parliamentarian ran a real estate office. Some days his
little office resembled in odor and scenery a stall in a
Calcutta bazaar. The dusky Hindoos were faithful
clients and put many a thousand dollars into the poc
kets of the man who now has such pronounced ides
on the subject of < irieutal immigration.
f   ���   ���
TO THE COMING �� the Stratford Players to t
Avenue   Theatre   this   week,  the   "N'ews-Advertise
devoted a half column editorial in the Sunday i---
That journal paid no attention to the arrival in liriti-
Columbia of another Stratford man.    The  Stratfe r
Players will interpret Shakespeare for tbe intellect!-,
nourishment of tlu- people of Vancouver while t
Stratford (Ontario) man will demonstrate the |	
bilities of British Columbia as a dairying country f ���
the physical nourishment of the people whei today ;.-
blindly sending millions annually to Xew Zealand ai -
the ends of the earth to purchase dairy produce.   Mr
A. F. MacLaren's factory is now opened at Claybun
iu the Fraser Valley.   Mac's presence with us is
mighty sight���or as G. P.. Shaw would say a hi	
sight���greater importance to the average citizen thai
that of the cultured thc-pian-.
The Highgraders' Corner
We Are
Toronto   Star
Thev are counting mi a record-breaking wheat cr.
in the northwest, and we all hope- that they arc gin
counters.
9   9
.Sn .Ire
9
We
Chicago Tribune
The- chewing-gum face is -., distrci
deuce that we are thinking ol" wearing
traversing the  street- nf the town.
lunlers wi,
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We Use the Red tor Scenery Only
Tofe elite i    XcWS
Some- enthusiasts are already bathing in the' lake,
safe- and  sane citizens will  use it  merely as SCetiei
for si une weeks to come.
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Not Ai All-Sol n Talll
Montreal Daily Mail
Water rushed Into the S. S. < llympic at sea ,-
swamped the dining loom.    Sometimes there are d
advantages in nol being seasick.
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Sad
Vancouver Sun
The London Times has heen reduced to a penn.
copy in order that  it may continue to he within th
reach of the dukes and others who have been impi -
ensiled by Lloyd-George.
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The Boastful Drumhclleritcs
Vancouver Province
Tbe citizens of  Drumheller. a bustling little to  I
iu Alberta, visited Calgary in a body when railw
communication was inaugurated with that city.    V
would imagine from the name that the Drumhellerit
are natural horn boosters.
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Much Good Might Result
Edmonton Journal
Rev. John McNeill, of Toronto, says the only tin
when a church attendant's face is radiant is at the cr
of a sermon. If every clcrgyihan would keep wai-
and note these little indications, a great deal of goi
might result.
9 V 9
Home Influence
Calgary Alb��rtan
A Chicago woman and her husband had a fight   I
the polls.   Getting the home influence into the ball i'ai   .   were.
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THE
People's Candidate
FOR
Ward Five
MR. J. D. MILLAR
The former Councillor
says: "Tell Mr. Gold that
Millar may have faults, but
that being a jelly fish is not
one of them."
Ex-Councillor Millar's Platform
I AM PREPARED TO ENTER THE COUNCIL AS AN INDEPENDENT MAN, NOT
TIED TO ANY REEVE.
I WILL WORK FOR THE GOOD OF SOUTH
VANCOUVER AS A WHOLE.
I WILL STAND FAST AND WILL BE
SWAYED BY REASON ONLY.
I WILL ENDEAVOR TO WORK HAND IN
HAND WITH THE COUNCIL FOR THE
GENERAL WEAL AND RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF SOUTH VANCOUVER. SATURDAY, MAV 9, 1914
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
F1VK
Hastings
and
Gore Ave.
EMPRESS
Lawrence & Sandusky, Lessees
Phone
Sey. 3907
Week of May 11
Matinees Wed. and Sat.
Farewell week of MISS MAUDE LEONE with
THE DEL. S. LAWRENCE   STOCK   COMPANY
In tlu- sensational English  success
A Butterfly on the Wheel
Prices 25c and 50c
Matinees 25c Any Seat
THEATRICAL.
'*..
AWnCAL
Epipress Theatre
M.-s-r- Lawrence and Sandusky
have- selected as ne-xi week'i attraction at the- Empress, tlie famous Eng-
li>h dramatic sensation, "A Butterfly
on the Wheel."
'I'hi-.   iie.te-.l   play   i-   the  j��� >i111   wnrk
of two memberi e.f Parliament, E G.
I le tniiierde  and   Francis   Neilson,  an.l
was firsl produced in London by the |
well-known   English    actor,     Lewis
| Waller.    There   it   at   once   attained I
! iiiark.-el  mccesi.    Later  Mr.   Waller
I niaile1 a le.ur 'el   \nicriea with llie- piece '
and flashed a  new   Mar e,n  the  public
in  ilu- person  of  Madge    Titherage I
| whose splendid  wnrk  in  tlie
will presenl the last opportunity of
teeing ilii- charming actress until
her return, to crowded houses wil]
doubtless prevail and seat reservations
should   lie-   ln.eikr.l  early.
FAIRMONT THEATRE
18th and Main Street
SATURDAY'S MATINEE. 2 till S
PRIDAY  AND  SATURDAY, MAV 8th and 9th
First reel of mir "Mutual Girl." Over a million delighted spectator) in fifty cities have already seen the firsl installment! of this
great  photoplay,    Conic  and visit Xew  York  with lie-r.
FRIDAY AND  SATURDAY
Peggy Admaston i-. a matter of ..
e-.-ni -ian<- history. The story is
briefly Roderick Collingwood, Lord
Ellerdine, Lady Atwill, and Peggy
the wife of George Admaston, M.I'.
set nut nn a tour to Switzerland. Tee
Peggy's surprise, however, ihe present!) finds herself in a hotel in Paris,
whither Collingw I has brought h
nude
Orpheum  Theatre
"A   riol   in  e-lnilie-"   possibly    'le-
ribes Valeska Suratt who i* to ap-
|��""0f|pear  at   the   Orpheum   theatre   next
DREAMLAND
H.   H.   DEAN,   Proprietor
COR. TWENTY-SIXTH AVENUE AND MAIN STREET
"THE LIFE OF KATHLYN" Series No. 6. "Three Bags of Gold"
will be continued on  Thursday, May 14
ALL THE .BEST AND NEWEST   IN   MOVING   PICTURES
MATINEE   SATURDAY AT 2 p.m.
I under  the  pretense  of having  taken
a   WN ne;   train.     Collingw I   in.ik.--
lovc to Peggy, but she repulses him.
In the morning Lord Ellerdine arrives in pursuit, along with Lady At-
will. Soon Admaston appears, having lie-.-n summoned i" Paris, it pres
, e-ntly develops, by an anonymous letter, accusing Peggy anel Collingwood
Lord Ellerdine is caughl in a i-e.ntr.-i-,
diction in his effort to save Pi ggy, and
Admaston, judging wholly hy appear,
ances, i- led to l.e-liee e the �� i>rst.
\o\v follows the "breal ing fi the
butterfly on the wh. el." I'- - g) Ad-
maston's trial anil condcmnati in ill
ihi- divorce court- -one of the most
powerfully dramatic e iurl - cues ever
' staged. After ill.- divorce hi - been
pre mounci ei. In \\ ever, thc repentant
Colling.- -   el   fe rces   Lady   Atwill   te
k A fantasy by ('..-..rye- Baldwin
entitled "Black Crepe and Diamonds"
i- tin- production with which she will
appear. The staging i"r this i- remarkably handsome and the c stunting lavish to a degree Then are sev-
��� -i al "the r members to the cast, notably ilie- dancing Higgins, a man and
girl, who lia\e- won more or less dis-
tincti. n and are said i" be really iin.-.
Another attraction will undoubtedly
be Irene Timmons. She- i- said iee
I" strikingly pretty and possesses a
splendid reputation as a vaudeville
performer, Slu- has always been associated with the besl in vaudeville
�� irl<
James 11. Cullen, who is all aj -
known as "the man from the
evill appi ar next week in his liftei I
Orpheum circuit tour, He is a mon-
list ot the liv adly humorous type
and has made a decided hit in Winni-
p. ���: i n me ire than i me ��� icci -i- m.
���  . ,--  from "'I he Campus"   - ill
I '���   attractii ely   rendered   by   Walter
dc Leon and "Muggins" I lavie -     I
pt iiductinn n fi rri el to is one in which
they   In ill   starred  reel    long    since.
apearean play i- su well known that
it will need nn further introdtsctiofl
te. the motion picture lovers <sfho grj
iei the- Globe for the liixli class en-
leriaininciit furnished there. Thosi
who have -een Mi-- Ioi- Weber ill
an; "i the- re.les that -lie ha,, portrayed ui th.- pa-t during her experience
a~ a Universal star will hi- phased
to learn thai -lie portrayed the role
e.f Portia before th. camera Her
we.rk will doubtless be watched with
ureal interest by all patrons '-i thc
Alien.
Of equal importance is the announcement that Phillip Smalley
portrayed the role .ef Shylock and as
the grasping usurer has achieved what
i- regarded as the greatest w.rk eef
his notable career.
The "tlu-r roles, those of \ntonio,
Tubal, Bassanio, Jessica, .ml tin
others have been chosen with rare
care so that "The Merchant "i Venice"
will doubtless he regarded as the
educational and entertainment feature
eef   the   season.
Phone Sev. 318
Granville Street
Week  of May   11
VALESKA  SURATT
In "Black  Crepe and Diamonds"
A   l-"aiita->   lie   .'.--.   Baldwin
IRENE TIMMONS &  CO.
; In   the   one-act   playlet   by    R
Davis
"New Stuff"
i Ither   Big Acts
PANTAGES
Unequalled       Vaudeville      Meant       Pantaf**
Vaudeville
Funniosities  ::
Cedar   Cottage   Theatre
"THE HOUSE THAT PLEASES"
20th Avenue and Commercial Street
SATURDAY MATINEE. 2 to 5
.  . We show the best, cleanest and most up to date pictures with a
complete change daily.
COME AND SEE
I'liev an- both ac :oinplished in -- mg,
I join him in  confessing to   Celmaston j��'��"f-   ";'; '   ,k|ts '"nnHmistle
that  -!h- had aided In th,   Paris csca-l1 '   -������""""���'"   '"   a"   ��P��""st"
nadc,   and   had   sent   thc   anonymous (Character.
i letter  to   Admasti m  -her   in  tive  be
ing tee win the latter for hers If, - nee,,       ... ....
Peggj was "iit of the was.   With this1.""  nrst- "PPe!ira"��
disclosure Aelmaston    hecuiiies    con-
Mr. and .Mrs. J. T. Reid. oi 54.1 501 li
Avenue ICast and Mrs. Keid's mother,
Mrs. McDowell, left recently for Ottawa. They will return in July by
way ni N'ew York, Washington, Chicago and  Winnipeg.
Rev. I. Richmond Craig will deliver
the third of his series ot popular lecture's in the church tomorrow. Sundae,
evening. Subject, "Inside the cup."
A i-eerdial invitation is extended t" all.
Strangers are especially welcome.
vim-re! of his wife's innocence, and
these two, h. - ' .'I In cn all bul put
isundi r,  are  reunited.
The easl ai the fc'nipr. -- will bc
the strong -t pi ssiblc n ith M iss
Maude Leone in the highlj emotional
role i Peggj Vumast.m. Quite a different Peggy from the Peg of "Peg
O1 My Heart" and serving well to illustrate- Miss Leone's versatility, Mr.
Del, Lawrence will have lhe leading
niale r. le . f 1'.. >rge Veltnas! in and
i1! ip ��� ��� ting cast v ill cnmpi'- the
ill ngth  of tii-  Lawrence  Com
pany with some additions. The scenic investment, especially the staging
nf the famous court r om scene of the
third act. will be notable even among
Empress productions. As Mi-s Leone
will at the- end of tin' next week withdraw from the Lawrence Company
for a much needed vacation of about
six week, "A Butterfly On the Wheel"
A character singer ol repute in the
���rs.in   ni   Allien   Stanley   will   make-
first appearance em a Winnipeg
i vaudeville stage nexl week. This
j iung laely comes warmly recommended. Refinement and daintiness
characteristics of In-r portion of
11 bill and ii has been -aiel -ei her
'tl l slir kii"w- how i" choose hcr
raiment."
Stalling and Rcvell, comedy acrobats from London, with a splendid
reputation, will complete an attracts ��� - bill. The motion picturi - will
!.- inten sting its usual and c< mpled
��� ith the orchestral - ���' 'elions will
prove a  feature.
\ New Jersey teacher who had been
greatly annoyed by revelry in the hotel where she had spent pari of her
lasl vacation, took the precaution
this time, in writing to another
which had been recommended to ln-r.
tee inquire whether ii had a bar. She
received the following reply: "No,
we hai' n't any liar, and ii that is
tl i ---rt of woman you ave >-., don't
wain you. The place for you i- it
Yar.ll.-y-. farther up I In . ..
ir    St    *
I le ,\ n   in    Seiuih    Care ilina
I   an   old    negro     -.   - -������-��� ibber
".'. ith the -Jin 'I- ' ii him," the saying
and   forthwith   haled   him   into
url to ! 'ami trial ie.r chicken ���
ing     When old Rastus was placed in
the d idge sai 1 :    "Now, Un-
i !'��� Ras, I suppi -'��� you realize that
you're in a court of law, and yen
eali hat a ee iui i is?" "W hy,
shore, I" ss," came back Rastus, "a
co't, Why. a co'l am shi re a place
where dey dispenses wif justice!"
*    *    *
i In iih Wright, at a dinner in hi.-
bunor in New Y"i1<. talked about the
fast French monoplanes which now
make eme- hundred and fifty miles ai
hour. "They'n very fast." said Mi
U right, shaking .   bul they're
 "    "Fast  indeed!" interrupt '1    a
-, i .nn- millionaire "Mr. Wright,
there anything nn earth those machines can't overtake?" "Yes," said Mr.
Wright, ��ith a t'r.-w n. "There's one
thine they can't overtake, and that's
their running expenses."
E. D. GRAhAM, Resident Man.
Phone Seymour 3046
Three times daily, 2 45. 7.20 and 9.'.5
Week of May 11
Bnthwell   Browne's   Greatest
Pr duction
THE   MERRY   MASQUERADERS
I'., sented   by   a   bev;.    - I   beautiful
dancing ^irl- and a bunch eii sure
I II' .1! ..-
MAE.   ERWOOD   &   COMPANY
mingly funny sketch that is
inality
i Ither  Big Attraction*
Prices.  Matinees.  15c;  Night,  15 and
25c.    Box Seats. 50 cents
Globe Theatre
"The Merchant nf Venice" will be
the showing al tlle Globe Theatre
next w.-.-k beginning Monday. This
engagement should be one of the most
ip tai le that has lie-.-n shown at this
handsome hoes? since it was opened
last   fall
The story oi this wonderful Shake-
GLOBE
GRANVILLE   &   ROBSON
Continuous 1 to 11 p.m.
nd ; II week
Shakespeare's Masterpiece
The Merchant of
Venice
Four Parts
L'Eual Prices
LITTLE MOUNTAIN HALL
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for public meetings,  dances,  etc.,   to  Let
Apply W.  J. STOLLIDAY
34 32nd Avenue
CORPORATION     OF     SOUTH
VANCOUVER
WATER WORKS
DEPARTMENT
NOTICE
The law n sprinkling rati is ni iw
collectable and any person found
using waler f.er ilii- purpose and not
having paiel said rate will be- ele-alt with
according to the Water Works Bylaw,
S.   B.   BENNETT,
Water  Works   Engineer.
JAMES
KEIR
JAOD
MY PLATFORM:
The interests of all the ratepayers
of South Vancouver first, last
and all the time
KERR PLEDGES HIMSELF TO DISCONTINUE
COMIC OPERA AT THE MUNICIPAL
HALL.
KERR PLEDGES HIMSELF TO LOOK AFTER
THE INTERESTS OF THE WORKING-
MAN BY GOING AHEAD WITH SEWER
AND ROAD WORK.
KERR WILL WORK TO STOP THE KNOCKING OF SOUTH VANCOUVER.
KERR PLEDGES HIMSELF TO STAKE HIS
FUTURE ON AN ATTEMPT TO BRING
ORDER OUT OF CHAOS AND TO PLACE
SOUTH VANCOUVER IN HER FORMER
PROUD POSITION.
For   REEVE
miM
JAS. A. KERR
Twice Reeve of South Vancouver, who again offers his services to the
Municipality for reasons herewith given
KERR WANTS TO HELP
" SOUTH VANCOUVER
SECURE:
1.���LOCAL  INDUSTRIES  IN   PLACES  SUITABLE.
2.���A PERMANENT PURE WATER SUPPLY.
3.���A THOROUGH AND COMPLETE SEWER
SYSTEM.
4.���A REST FROM LAWSUITS AND SCANDAL.
5.���AN EFFICIENT, UNBIASED ADMINISTRATION OF AFFAIRS FOR THE COMMON GOOD.
,.���GOOD ADVERTISING THROUGHOUT THE
WORLD AND A RETURN TO A NORMAL, HEALTHFUL POSITION IN THE
WORLD'S MONEY MARKET.
South Vancouver is today rent by discord and
petty and personal strife. I am prepared to give the
people the value of my experience during two years
as reeve. I pledge myself, if elected, to do all in my
power to pull South Vancouver together, promote
progress and harmony and to strive to place her again
in the forefront of the municipalities of Canada. FOUR
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, MAY ". l
U^^*CHINOO(C
���"JBLISHfcD
Itn,  Saturday by the Greater V��oe��u��er Publisher! Umlteil
its full swing in that direction; and hereafter the ten-
e'.ency will be, not so much to suspend punishment,
as to ensure placing the young delinquent under influence! that will assure disciplining, and, as far as
possible, the development of self-control.
When a child with a home, proven guilty of offcivcs
HEAD  OFFICE :
Crner   Thirtieth  Avenue  ����d   Main   Street,   South  Vansomer,   B. C.
TELEPHONE : All department!    ^Fairmont   1S74   bordering oil Crime, or even of positive Crime.    U'vls
MIGHT   CALLS Fllimont   "46L
fe^tii7ir^7p^rO��i.. D.pylm.ot. Ottawa. .. S.��o��dCl... Mail
Matter 	
SUBSCRIPTION RATES :
To  ill pointa in Canada.   United  Kinr.dora.   NewlMndland,   New
Zealand, and other Britiah Posacaiionl :
one ���������  *;�����;
Sil  Month!       '���**
Three   Montka      ���"
Poat.�� to American. European and olher Forei,n C��lr.ea. 11.01,
per year eatra. ^____^ .	
"The truth  at all  times firmly  stands
And  shall   from   age to age endure.
THE BY-ELECTIONS
WHILE a healthy interest in public affairs ii
greatly to be desired, there is just the possibility
that a certain section of the ratepayer- of South \ an-
ciiuver are exceeding the limit in iheir intense application to municipal questions.
Conservative property owner- and business men iii
South Vancouver will not view the coming by-election
with great favor. These periodical upheavals arc
n.it helping South Vancouver, nor Hritish Columbia
for that matter.
Mav the best man in this reeveship contest win.
And then South Vancouver will have to get down to
business or call in a mediator.
I'ACAST LOTS ASP I PLC MEN
IN South Vancouver we have, probably, fifty lots t<>
every idle man at the present time. ( )ne business
man has brought forward the suggestion that thc
municipality unelertake to feirce the clearing of all
property within the district with the double-fold idea
in mind of furnishing worthy men employment ami
beautifying the community.
There are vacant lots and idle men in Victoria and
the energetic Victoria "N'ew-" ha- the following policy
to offer:
"W'e urge upon our readers who are the owner.- ot
vacant lots to make some effort t.i put them to pro-
eluctive use. There are hundreds of deserving men
in the city who cannot find work. 1 f owners of vacant
lots would have fences erected and the ground seeded
down in garden truck a demand for labor would be
established which would have an immediate effect
upon the congested labor market. In our view it is a
sin against heaven to allow all the grass now growing
upon vacant land within the city limits to go to waste.
It is a sin to buy dust laden prairie hay when nature
has provided us abundantly with a superior article at
home. This waste of natural resources side by side
with unemployment and want presents one of the most
distressful problems of the time. It is certainly the
duty of every man who is able, to see that all land in
his possession is put to profitable use anil thus to help
relieve unemployment, increase tbe supply of garden
truck, and decrease the present high cost of living.
Whilst there are starving men in our midst���and
there are���it is the bounden duty of every citizen to
el. i everything possible to find work for the unemployed. Mrs. Field, of the Strangers' Rest, will be glad
to hear from readers who can give work, however
temporary, to needy men."
before the officer of the law, what prospect of reform
can the officer reasonably count upon when, with
warning and advice, he returns the offender to his
home ? That the home has failed in its duty is in most
ea-e- proved by the fact that the youth was brought
into cemrt. for bad the home influence been wise and
adequate the young offender would not have been
developed.
What such a case requires is discipline; and treatment that does not provide discipline is the reverse of
mercy.
Institutions where the disciplining influences of the
true home and the wise school prevail���where self-
control will be developed���these are the proper places
fm- the delinquent youth who has no home, or whose
home ha- failed in its duty.���Montreal "Standard."
"W
WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT
ATKKl'RI ).\'T Development" will form the
theme nf discussion at one session of the International Conference on City Planning to be held
at Toronto on May 1?-17 next. Mr. R. S. Gourlay,
representative '>f the Hoard of Trade .ni tlie Toronto
Harbor Commission, will give an address on this subject, which should be of interest, not only to citizens
nf Toronto, but to the whole country. Our harbors
are national gateways, and tlle Dominion Government is expected to contribute over $(>,0U0.000 to this
particular project.
The works now in progress at Toronto should prove
of national importance in another respect also, namely,
by putting before other cities an example of what may
be done by systematic planning for waterfront development. The works proposed are of three kinds: ( 1 )
Industrial development. (2) Commercial and dock
development. (3) Park anil boulevard improvements.
They involve the filling in of Ashbridge bay and the
establishment there of a model industrial district with
lirst class railway and lake transport facilities; the
deepening of the inner harbor and building of new
docks; and the construction of a beautiful 12-mile
driveway, extending along tbe entire waterfront, with
a protected channel for small craft for the wheile distance, lagoons, parks, islands, amusement grounds,"
bathing beaches, and everything that coulel he desired
for summer pleasure. It is expected tbat thc entire
project will be completed in 1920 and at an estimated
cost of upwards of $19,000,000. When completed, it
should place Toronto in an enviable position, giving it
one of the finest harbors on the Great Lakes, stimulating its industrial ami commercial expansion, anel
providing its people with unrivalled recreation facilities at their very eloors.
T
THE VALUE OF SELF-COSTKOL
OXF, of the greatest personal assets is self-control
���that all-round temperance which the Apostle
to the Gentiles included in his category of virtues.
Self-control is essential to character; and the developing of that quality is the task of every person
who would live on a moral plane higher than tbat occupied by brute creation. Without that self-control,
whieh places tbe lower nature in subjection to the
higher, human beings are like a ship trying to navigate the >ea nf life without ballast and rudder, blown
hither an.l thither by every wind of passion an.l always in danger of capsizing and shipwreck.
It is want .if self-control that leaves minds open to
the' appeal of vice and crime���the anger that has never
been restrained : the malice that has been allowed to
fester in the heart; the covetousness that ha- never
he-en checked; the imperious demands of the lower
nature tbat have never been denied. It i- these un-
dammed streams of evil that in their mad course,
sweep mi most men, who close their mi-spent lives on
the gallows or in the penitentiaries.
It is because of the disciplining influences of tbe
wisely administered home an.l scho. el that the boy or
girl, who has not been brought up under those influences, has missed so much, and goes out into the
world morally undeveloped. Some of those handicapped youths receive in the hard school of experience
the disciplining they missed in earlier years, but it is
obtained at a tremendous price���hard knocks, cruel
crushings, and often failures that cannot be retrieved.
Not all, however, learn the lesson, for it is not a lesson easily learned after the foundations of character
have been laid and tbe period of plastic youth has
passed. "As the twig inclineth, so is the tree bent";
and once the tree has taken shape it is difficult, often
impossible to alter it.
These things should be borne in mind' in dealing
'THOMAS JEFFERSON OS GOVERNMENT
HE legitimate powers of government extend to
such acts only as are injurious to others. Hut
it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are
twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket
nor breaks my leg. If it be said; bis testimony in a
court of justice cannot be relied on, reject it then, and
be the stigma on him. Constraint may make him
worse by making him a hypocrite, but it will never
make him a truer man. It may fix him obstinately in
his errors, but will not cure them. Reason and free
inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.
Give a loose to them, they will support the true religion by bringing every false one to their tribunal,
to the test of their investigation. They are the natural
enemies of error and of error emly. Had not the Roman Government permitted free inquiry, Christianity
could never have been introduced. Had not free inquiry been indulged at the era of the Reformation, the
corruptions of Christianity coulel not have been purged
away. If it be restrained now, the present corruptions
will he protected; and new ones encouraged.
AT THE MEETIXGS, or "meets" this week, only
love taps will be exchanged. Next week, tbe piliminies
being over, the main bouts will take place and it is
promised that the blood and dust will be living very
profusely.
��� 9    9
THE BIGGEST dam in the world is said to be located at llassano. Alta.. is owned by tbe C. 1'. Is...
whose president inspected it the other day. The second biggest was uttered in South Vancouver last week
when it was learned that Reeve Dickie and Councillor
Gold had resigned,
��� *    9
MK. J. I'.. T< IDRICK, of Central I'ark. i- iu the running for the reeveship. Friends -ay that he will toddle
into tlle office with little effort.
��� *    9
WHILE Till". CHALLENGER designed and built
by Sir Thoma- Lipton may be some boat, it isn't in
it with some of the South Vancouver challengers which
are also propelled to a more or less extent hy the winds.
��� 9   9
IF IT WEREN'T fm- Ulster, Mexico and South Vancouver, where would the daily papers find material for
their columns.
* *    *
CONSIDERING THE length of time that the Fraser
has been passing through the municipalities of the
Valley, Xew Westminster, Richmond, llurnaby. South
Vancouver and Point Grey, the old river must have
quite a -tory to tell about municipal politics about the'
time it -trike- the Gulf of Georgia. Sometime- it niu-t
he very glad tn have the privilege of speedily passing
on its way.
* *    *
Till''. PEOPLE "I" New Westminster luve the people
nf Vancouver about as much as Carson likes John Redmond, or as ihe City Editor of the "Western Death"
likes Candidate Gold.
* *    *
FOLLOWING ELECTION Day. the serviced of the
Snuth Vancouver Branch of the Victoria Order nf
Nurses will likely be' required tn nurse- Ihe wounded
and maimed.
��� '.?������
NOT SATISFIED with the titles nf Candidate. Councillor. Ex-Councillor, Councillor, Ex>-Councillor and
Candidate again, Mr. Gold now endeavors to annex
tbe position of Reeve. An opportunity to he addressed "Your Worship" is not to be taken lightly.
* *    9
WHAT HAS HAPPENED to the man who used to
say. "Give me the good old plug every time. I can't
get no satisfaction out of that new-fangled line cut?"
�� * *
THE OTTAWA JOURNAL credits John Webster,
M.P., for Brockville, with supplying the oratorical titbit of the se-sion: "If the heavens were a blackboard and the Rocky Mountains were chalk, no man
cOult!' write upon it the history of this country."
In  delivering this gem  of oratory,  the   Brockville
member no doubt webstered the hand.
* 9    9
SPEAKING OF parliamentarians. There's a certain M. P, from British Columbia who recently delivered an empire-quaking speech condemning Oriental
immigration. Not so many moons back this parliamentarian ran a real estate office. Some days his
little office resembled in odor and scenery a stall in a
Calcutta bazaar. The dusky Hindoos were faithful
clients and put many a thousand dollars into the poc
kets of the man who now has such pronounced id-
on the subject of Oriental immigration.
f  9   9
TO THE COMING of the Stratford Players to t
Avenue   Theatre   this   week,   tbe  "Xews-A.lverti-.
devoted a half column editorial in the Sunday issu
That journal paid no attention to the arrival in I'.riti-
Columbia of another Stratford man.    The Strati' ���
Flayers will interpret Shakespeare for tlle intellect!
nourishment of the people of Vancouver while tl
Stratford  (Ontario) man will demonstrate the p.'--
bilitie- of liritish Columbia as a dairying country i
the physical nourishment of the people who today ai
blindly -ending millions annually to Xew Zealand ai
the ends of the earth to purchase dairy produce.    Mi
A. F, Macl.aren's factory is now opened at Clay bun
in the Fraser Valley.   Mac's presence with us is
mighty sight���or as G.  li. Shaw would say a bin.-
ight���greater importance t" the average citizen till
that of the cultured the-pians.
m
BY THE WAY
m
THE MUNICIPAL HALL is an Opera House where
every man must play his part. Mr. Dickie's part has
been a sad one.
* 9   9
THE CIVIC WATERLOO will be fought May 16.
The- Little Corsican will win the day unless Wellington receives the support of a lilucher at the crucical
moment.
* *    *
MR. DAVID BELASCO, of Xew York, the great
actor-manager, is the son of a Cariboo prospector, and
is an old Victoria boy. The li. C. Manufacturers' Association shouhl seek Mr. Tlelasco out anil brand upon
him. "Made in li. C."
��   ���   ���
IT HAS BEEN sugested that a small collection be
charged at all the meetings being held this week and
next by Mr. Gold, the proceeds to go to charity.
f   t- t
MR. KERR TAKES the spot-light again this week.
The Highgraders   Corner
We Are
Toronto  Star
icy are counting "ti a record-breaking wheat cn
md we all hope that they are g'
in the northwest
counters.
��   *   *
So Are II e
Chicago Tribune
The  chewing-gum   face  i-  -ii di-lre
ile'iiee lhat we are thinking nf wearing
traversing the street- of the town,
slllglV    Ul   '
linden
f   9   9
We Use the Red for Scenery Only
Toronto News
Sume- enthusiasts are already bathing in the lake.
safe and sane citizens will use it merely as seen
For  -oine week- to come.
���' ���   9
Not At All���Sol ii Tall!
Montreal Daily Mail
Water rushed intei the' S. S. t llympic at sea ai
swamped the dining-room.   Sometime- there are -
advantage- in not being seasick,
* *    *
Sad
Vancouver Sim
The London Times bas been reduced to a penn;> -
copy in order that it may continue to be within tii
reach of the dukes and others who have been imp'
ensiled by l.loyd-Gcorgc.
* *    *
The Boastful Drttnthellerites
Vancouver Province
The citizens of  Drumheller, a bustling little tov u
in  Alberta, visited Calgary in a body when railwa
communication was inaugurated with that city.   V
would imagine from the name that the Drumhelleriu
are natural born boosters.
* *    *
Much Good Might Result
Edmonton Journal
Rev. John McNeill, of Toronto, says the only timi
when a church attendant's face is radiant is at tbe end
of a sermon.   If every clergyiilan would keep wale
and note these little indications, a great deal of go.
might result.
* *   9
Home Influence
Calgary Albirtan
A Chicago woman and her husband had a fight at
the polls.   Getting thc home influence into the ballot,
a:   ��� were.
wit juvenile offenders.   During the past few years thc The fact that the old-timers are flocking to his stand
tendency has  been  wholly towards  what  is   falsely
called mercy; but probably the pendulum has reached
ard in greater numbers than ever points to a nerve-
racking contest.
THE
People's Candidate
FOR
Ward Five
MR. J. D. MILLAR
The former Councillor
says: "Tell Mr. Gold that
Millar may have faults, but
that being a jelly fish is not
one of them."
Ex-Councillor Millar's Platform
I AM PREPARED TO ENTER THE COUNCIL AS AN INDEPENDENT MAN, NOT
TIED TO ANY REEVE.
I WILL WORK FOR THE GOOD OF SOUTH
VANCOUVER AS A WHOLE.
I WILL STAND FAST AND WILL BE
SWAYED BY REASON ONLY.
I WILL ENDEAVOR TO WORK HAND IN
HAND WITH THE COUNCIL FOR THE
GENERAL WEAL AND RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF SOUTH VANCOUVER. , UK DAY, MAY 9,  1914
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SEVEN
Proportional   Representation
AN  OUTLINE
t
By N. WdLVERTON, B.A., LL.D.
: the last Liberal Conventi.m, held
,11 Ke-ve-1/toke, Messrs. J. W. I>.B.
,',��� i>. El S. Woodward, Ei C. Apple-
bv. W. W. Baer and the writer were
iiv linted a committee " to,investigate
I- iortianaI Representation, the- In-
the Referendum arid the- Recall,
une; t.e rtport at the next meeting of
ih, t'eeiivention." They have been
lj;i! rina information from all parts
.li tin- w.jtld. Two meeting have heen
hi-lei and) a final meeting will lake
pl.i-.-i just before the Convention to
fe.rniiilate a report. Several leading
men of the party will bc requested to
aelvi-e with the Committee at that final meeting.
la the meantime tlle chairman of the
connnittcd on his own responsibility,
las inepared the following outline of
tin- method of election by Proportional Representation. He hail also secured copies of "Direct Legislation,"
published by the Direct Legislation
League eif Manitoba. He will place
these two pamphlets in the ban.Is of
M many of the delegates tej the coming Convention as possible, to assist
in an intelligent discussion of the
propositions.
he- wishes to acknowledge the great
extent to which hc has used "Propor-
ti��� nal Representation," an exhaustive
treatise on the subject by Mr. John
II. Humphreys, honorary secretary of
the English Proportional Representation Society, and other publications
of that society. The outline herein is practically the Hare System of
Proportional Representation, advocated by that large and influential society, eef whieh the Ri. Hon.. Karl
Grey, late Governor-General of Canada,   is  president.
In sume minor details the writer
has elared to make slight changes
which he considers would thc better
adapt it to Canadian conditions.
Our Present System
Xei change should be made in our
methods of doing anything unjess
they are defective and we can exchange  them  lejr  better  ones.
All who have given ee en superficial
thought   to  our  methods  of  electing
the members of the De .minion Parliament,   of  the   Legislative   Assemblies
'and  of  the  city  councils  know  full
' well  that  they  are  defective  in the
extreme.
Frequently a minority, oi the elec-
tors elect a  majority of the bouse.
In lRWi Gladstone was swept from
power by a minority of the electors.
Though his party had a majority of
I   Mill :   Fo
Foot of Ontario Street, Fraser River
Phone :   Fraser 97
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY
CANADIAN   CEDAR
LUMBER CO.
Manufacturers of
BEVEL SIDING, BOAT LUMBER
HIGH-GRADE CEDAR LUMBER AND LATH
Wholesale and Retail
GRIMMETT P. O., SOUTH VANCOUVER
P. M. HAMILTON F. WILLIS
GRAND
HOTEL
GRAUER and  GRAUER
The place where they "keep hotel"���
A fully modern hostelry, near at
hand to South Vancouver���it's thc
"Grand Central" when you go to
Eburne,
EBURNE   STATION,   B.C.
54.X17 in the eonstitueBeies, yet his
opponents obtained a majority of KM
in the   house.
In 1910, iu lb. Scotch boroughs
and counties, thc Conservatives polled a majority ot .1,255 an.l elected
only 'I members, while the Liberal
minority elected 59. A Conservative
member represented over 28.'XX) voters while a Liberal member represented aboul 6,000.
In 1H74 tlle Liberal majority in the
Hriti-h constituencies was 214,000,
but llu- Conservative -Majority in the
house was 60.
In 1895 the Liberal majority of .18,-
437 in the country elected a Conservative majority oi .�����> in the house.
li leit infrequently a minority of
the members il must be expected that
thc parties ill the house are almost
always widely disproportionate tei the
voting in the country.
In the British House of Commons,
in l'J(K). the Unionist majority eef 134
sheeiild have been emly  16 hail il been
proportionate to the voting in the
country.
(In the other hand, in l��iKi the min*
isterialist majority eet" 356 should have
been   only   104.
In e.ur  Dominion flections of l'Ml
i the  Conservatives  secured  134  seats.
I Proportionally they slinuld have secured   114.     Tbe   H7     Liberal     -.cats
I sheiuld  have  been   107.
In   the   British   Columbia   election
; of 1909. proportionally tlit- Conservative 38 she.ul.l have been 22. the Liberal 2 should have been 15. the Labor
and Sociajist 2 should have been 5.
Vancouver should have elected 3 Conservatives and 2 Liberals, Victoria 2
and 2. instead of (J Conservatives in
lall.    .
1 By our present system from one-
half to two-thirds nt the electors are
practically disfranchised, they are not
represented, eer their veites arc thrown
away,   are   nol   effective.
In the general election in Wales
in 1909. 52.637 Unionist votes did not
elect a single member; they were
thrown away, the voters were disfranchised,
In the liritish Columbia election
of 1912 over 35 per cent, of, all the
electors of the province were not represented in any sense of the word
They  did  not  elect a  single  member.
Iii she 33 contested constituencies
31.171 votes, as cast, would have elected the 33 members, hence not one of
the other 53.349 voles east was effective In assisting to elect a man of
the elector's choice; 53.349 men who
voted were practically disfranchised,
their votes were thrown away; 37
per cent, of the voters elected those
members and 63 per cent, did nothing but lose their voles.
Sometimes the minority is not only
not represented but is actually penalized.
In round numbers, Birmingham has
70.(X)0 electors���40.000 Unionists, 20,-
000 Liberals anel 10.1X10 Socialists. She
is entitled to -even members, one for
every 10,000. The vole is by the
"bleick" system and the Unionists
elect the whole seven. Were it not
for the presence of ibe 3.0XX) Liberals
and Socialists the city would have
only four members, who would be
Unionist.-. The presence of the 30,-
(J00 adds three members to their opponents,
Can this unfair, unjust and bungling system be improved upon? Can
every v ile' east by an elector be made
effective in accomplishing the will ol
that voter, in assisting to elect some
B. C. EQUIPMENT CO.
MACHINERY DEALERS
CONCRETE MIXERS, STEEL CARS, ROCK CRUSHERS, ELECTRIC. STEAM,
AND   GASOLINE   HOISTS.       WHEELBARROWS,   TRANSMISSION
MACHINERY,  GASOLINE  ENGINES,  PUMPS,  AND
i l}Cjf.D MACHINERY
Official SOti-CI?' RmV Ol Ottawa Bide.   Phone Sty. WHO (fclcbenir t�� sil DepattmtDU)
if Iiis
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ejected which will be a mirror ol the
sentiments of the electorate? Can
every party of the people be repre-
siMitt'il in proportion to its voting
strength?
Most certainly all ihis ran Ik' done
by the adoption of whal is known In
England as the "Hare System of Proportional   Representation.",
Proportional  Representation
lly this system lhe presenl single-
member   constltuencWr" must    give
place   t.e   districts   vvMch   will   eleet
frum live tei ten rticnroers each. No
system of IVupurtiunal Representation, eer the reprcsentj'tiein eii minorities,  is possible  wit Mm t  this  change,
As a safeguard til* nomination par
pers eif each candidate Hn a district
shemld be sifined by not less than.UK)
electors, anil a deposit may nr may
not  be  required.
The names of all the candidates
for a district are printed on the ballot paper in alphabetical order, with
no indications as to party affiliations,
Oppeisite each name is a square in
which a number may be written.
Each elector of the district has one
vote, and only one. but that. single
vote is transferable. This is the
single transferable vote of the Hare
system.
The voter places the figure 1 opposite the name of his lirst choice,
that is opposite the name of the man
for whom he desires his vote to
count if that person needs it or can
use it. That person may not need
this vote���he may have enough to
elect him without this, or hc may have
so few votes that there is no possibility of his being elected and therefore
he cannot use it. In either case the
voter docs not wish his vote to he
thrown away, he wants it to be effective, assisting In the election ol
some man of his choice.
Hence he marks the figure 2 opposite thc name of his second choice,
the man for whom he wishes his vote
to count if his first choice does not
need it eir cannot use it. In like manner he may write 3, 4. 5, etc., against
his third, fourth, fifth, etc.. choices.
He may mark as many as he pleases,
but each with a different number.
This is the whole duty of the clec-
Ilor. The duly of th, K. turning Officer i- mure complicated, but, when
lystemized, it can be .lone quickly,
.though neet as quickly ;i. by the present method (In a recent "model
I election," 47.874 ballots wcre handled
and the counting completed in six
[hours.)
I At each polling place the Deputy
Returning Officer, in the presence
oi the scrutineers, will open the ballot box and count the tirst choices,
make two lists of the -ame, make ef-
jidavit- tei iheir correctness, put one
in the box with the ballots, seal the
bux and send it by the most expeditious route to the Returning Oiffcer.
The other list he will send or wire
to the Reluming Officer at once.
From the lists so wired in the Returning Officer will compile a pro-
yisional lirst count. This provisional
first c.iunt can be published in the
morning papers and will indicate the
election of must but not all of the
successful  candidates.
As  s iein as the ballot 1>>>x. - beam
Ito  arrive  the  Returning  Officer  and I
hii   instructed   assistants   will   begin
lee verify the Iir-t count, as wired in.
land ��ill establish the  firsl  emu,
'I'h.   total   number  of   valid   votes
icast, ns shown by the iir-t count, will
|then lie' divided by "ii. more than thei
number   of   district   members   to   be
relected an.l to the quotient so obtained  eene   will   be   added.    This   gives
w'hat   is  kii.ewn   as  (he  qjiota,  which
jis the Hast number of votes sufficient
p.  render   certain   the  election   of  a
candidate.    Thus, in a single-member
constituency,   a   candidate   who   polls
one Chore than half the ve.tes must be
elected; the  Quota is. therefore, one
more  than  half.    So,  in  a  tWQ-Mtenv-
Iber  constituency,  the   Quota  is   one
[more than a third, ior not mure than
itwe, candidates can poll so many, and
in  a  three-member  constituency  on.
iniure than a fourth, and so '.n. The re
, fore the above rule.
It will be found that some of the
tandidateS have received the Quota
at the lirst count. These are immediately declared elected. I'.ach has the
exact (Junta e.r a surplus uf V'tes
which   he   does   nol   need.
The next step is to transfer the
lutes contained in the largest surplus
according tei the wisn of each elect'ir
as indicated nil his ballot, that is to
Iiis nexl available choice. His sector.
In precisely the same way the surplus votes of nther candidates who
have rccived the Quota and have been
declared   elected   are   distributed.
Winn,   in   this   distribution   of   the
surplus   votes,  any   candidate  reaches
the Quota, he is immediately declar-
I e.i elected.
When all the surpluses, either e>ri-
gilial ur formed later, are distributed,
all the votes of the lowest candidate
on the list are distributed among
| the "continuing" candidates according tee the indicated wishes of the
electors. (A continuing candidate is
one wlm has neither been elected ii��>i
has been dropped.)
This process is continued till the
required members feer the District
have each received the Quota.
By-Elections
This method can be used to avoid
the great cost, turmoil and bribery
generally incident tei by-elections, It
may be urged that such elections are
useful in showing the trend of sentiment in favor uf or against the party
in power. But this is very doubtful
because the government has so many
ways in which it can unduly Influence
those elections that they are seldom
a true index of popular sentiment.
For this purpose all thc ballots and
records   should   be   preserveel   under
seal.  _\Vhen   a   vacancy   occurs   in   a
(district,   either   from   death   or   n-og-
I nation,   the   ballots   ni    the     retiring
'number,  funning   his  Quota,  will  be
transferred   tei  the  continuing  candidates,      Shemld    ii. i   une   receive   lhe
Quota by  thi-  transfer  then  the bal-
jluts of the then lowest candidate' will
| be  transferred  ill  tlle Usual  way,  anil
lihis   process   will   be   continued   till
-utile one of ihe cemtihuing- candidates
receives the  Qu> >la, when  he will In
��� leclared  elected  t'o  till  out  the  term
of Hie retiring member.
loir this purpose, an.l to prevent.injustice, the ballot papers of each lowest candidate should be' mixed before- being transferred and the final
transfer cease as soon as the lasl
member has obtained his Queeta. leaving tlfe" balance Bf those ballots standing to the credit of the lowest candidate.
Not an Untried Scheme
In Tasmania it is in opetati'in  ami
by  it   the  last  three general  electieeiis
have   been   cunducled   to   the   entire
satisfaction   of  all  parties.
In South Africa tlle Senate and the
Executive Committees of the Provincial Council are elected in this manner.
The government of Western Australia is now putting through a bill
for elections by this Single Transferable Vote. New Zealand has also under consideration a similar bill for
thc election of their Legislative Council.
By the new Irish Home Rule Bill
the Upper House and many of the
members of the Lower House will bc
so elected.
A Proportional Representation bill
was introduced in the British House
of Commons in 1912 and lost. But
thc sentiment in its favor, among all
parties of the house, is growing so
fast that it will doubtless pass in the
near future. Both Mr. Asquith and
Mr. Balfour have made public statements  in  its  favor.
Since 1.S99 in Belgium, in parts of
Switzerland   since   1890.   in   Wurtem-
NELSON. B.C.
I>< rg since l'KJ6, in Denmark for the
I Pper House since 1X55 and municipal elections since 1V08, for both
In,uses in Sweden .since 1906, in Japan feir several years, and now in the
new constitution of China���in all
these countries this system oi some
slight modification has been thus in
force.
!���'ranee ad.ipted it November IXth.
J913. and the city ..f Lethbridge hai
ju-i elected its city commissioners by
a similar method, the preferen. - vote,
which several cities eef the L'nited
States have neiw under consideration.
In   .very   place   where   it   ha-   been
tri.el ii  has worked tee the entire satisfaction of all parties and the parti
have  been  fairly  represented  accord-
In'/   tu   their   veiling  strength.
l-'ruiu a mass e.f testimony r ceived
from ceiuntries where this system is
in fierce we cull the following :
"Parliamentary groups fairly represent the proportional forces fi the
varieiu-   parties   in   the   country."
'Meere' sincerity in political plat-
i'lrnis."
"Political life has never been so active, reaching distticts where there
have been no contests ,,,,- twenty
years."
"The ablest men du imt hesitate if
enter pulitical life ami remain i',r
years."
"Members dare tu criticise even the
m.asiiivs of their own parly, knowing
that 'he machine cannot kill them
politically."
"Everyone gets a fair ami square
'deal/'
Advantages
Througii the avoidance of by-elections  i-   nut  a  necessary  part   of  the
Hare  system fi Proportional   Representation, yet  that  exceedingly destr-
Iable result  can he secured in a very
:-imple   manner,   as   indicated   before
several  members of the cabinet  neg.
elect the proper duties ui their elepart-
jnents   and   spend   weeks  in   the   can-
va'.     Naturally leaders uf the oopo'si-
| tion   must   meet   them.     Considering
the expense iu ihe eavernment, to the
siiiake rs, to the erectors   in tinii  and
money, not to speak of actual bribery,
the cust uf the.se entirely unnecessary
ele.'ctiuns is enormous.
lly ihis system probably nine-tenths
ui the bribery now I ractiscd is made
impossible.
i think it safe t'i say that the declines in ,-.t least half e f the constituencies in ihe whcle o' this Dominion are determined by the floating
aid generally 'Uirchasablc vole. This
means that this country" is governed
by the floating r'.lrch.isabli   vote.    In
a single-member constituency, generally, twu men oppose each uther,
personally and bitterly. Their friend-,
an,: party adherent* are lined up with
thein.   Seion o I mes manifest that
lln party wlm1 an -ecure the largest
number e,f thi- tluating purchasable
irate will be el. le '!. Hence the
temptation i" ,in [hose votes by
money, e.r positions, ur promises, or
whisky, becomes !"" great ;'ur th<;
av i rage man    er party  to resist.
Under Prop..rtional Representation
man is nul pitied gainsl man in such
a manner til a I tee vun a candidate
mu-t destroy his pponent. Both
may win. Noi i- party so pitted
against part) thai ni. inu-t be ciush-
. ���! Both may be justly successful.
Every man who .. following in the
elistrict equal te. the Quota will be
elected. Hi- success eiues met prevent
the success of another. Each party
will elect a number of members exactly in proportion lu it- voting
strength in the district. Any party
strong  enough  ta      sl Quota  of
votes will be repr. sei ted There will
be neither thc temptation nor the
pe iwer  to pu ��� . tes  to
materially   affect   tl e   election.
It ��ill not tend I d. stn >y parties.
but under it the party organization
snd caucus will n t oveftb'adow the
bower and influence of parliament.
The despotic power if the party whip
will   pa--   away.
In tin- L'nited Stati - and t anada
��� ver 3,000,000 Socialist anel Labor
votes are unrepres nted. Rankling
under this injustice Socialism grows
and tlie breach between Labor men
and the resl of the cfnmmilnity widen!
daily Largely be ��� aus. of this in-
millions ���:' tl ��� p. "pic arc in
a state of chronic rebellion against
all government.
If these peopli had square deal.
had representatives in proportion to>
their voting strength, who would ad-'
���. ������ 'ate    their    c.e'.ls,     an.',    secure    fur
I them fair consideration!, the terrible'
social cataclysm which threatens the
civilized world in the nol distant future would be averted. Fair representation would transform rebellion
into  contented citizenship
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announced ; "That is John Knox's
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heavens, man!"' he exclaimed. "Did
vim  never  read your   Bible?"
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EDITH C. M. DART
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I'he doctor wal used to telling dy-
I folk "i their ���' il . lor Timewell
Street rarely askeel his aid unlil the-
lasi goal ��as well within sight. I --;.
hall given Kith a certain dexterity in
wrapping up the inexorable facl as
delicately as might be; but it spoke
volumes feer his bean that, although
payment of fees iin.rialily tried, the
task was never sensibly lessened of
its  distaste,
Personally, he often marvelled at
the unwillingness of his patients to
quit a world to "hum ihey owed so
little in the mailer of fortune or en-
t rtainment. In the case in question
this afternoon, there was no shying
the inevitable
.. ��� lor ��� .'," you give nie?" asked
i.e. sick mat. calmly. "Put it precisely as ye ui have formulated it in your
uwn mind���a week���days, exactly how
lc ng. in all probability?"
"Possibly a week, probably three
or four days, in any case soon." Thc
answer was direct as desired. Thc
doctor knew unacted indifference
when he came upon it, rare as its encounter might chance to be.
"Thanks! That is just what I asked for." Another ten minutes of a
hard-pressed day was sacrificed, and
the watcher wondered anew as to the
history of a man who was so obviously out of place, and so curiously careless in such surroundings, though
with characteristic reticence he gave
no hint of his speculations. He had
quite enough to do, he often told himself, with tinkering away at ailing
bodies, without complicating the process by hearing the story of the
breakages.
"Better try not tei brood over���
things," he counselled lamely; "you
are in luck, t.i have got out of the
pain now, I believe altogether���"
The invalid laughed. "Oh! 1 don't
think there is any fear of brooding
on my part. I don't think���yuu don't
either, I am sure���that when a man
gets here, he is guing to set up a howl
over the step further that puts all end
to it. I don't imagine there arc many
tears shed at having to say a last
farewell  to Timewell  Street."
"Thai.- where you are wrong. Vou
would find out he.w many if you had
known it as long ai I have. It's all
a matter of sympathy with one's surrounding, I supp. se." The doctor
said "Good-bye and departed, closing the door behind him, a somewhat
useless proceeding in view of the ape-nun." yawning al its base. His Conversation outside was plainly audible
lu  the  sick  man.
"'Tis no mure than I looked for���
I thought all ah nig as 'twas a buryin' jeeb, 1 said as much to Mr. W'atls
this very murtiing as was. I can't
say as 1 slinuld have let beknowin'. A
funeral do give a lodge a bad name;
folks git  the notion    of   somethin'
catchin", nol tee speak o' the extry
fuss ami trouble as no woman on
earth have got the face to charge for,
come such a time an' all." Mrs. Watts
had an unsub.liiable voice. Its strident accents came distinctly to the
c.rs of the man under discussion.
"Ile hated dirt like the devil." Who
was it had said that once about himself, long ago? He smiled, thinking
of the inapt simile, pondering that if
that particular gentleman and his seductions had been detested with the
fervor shown towards an unwashed
fellow-being, Timewell Street might
have remained out of personal ken.
The voices of the children at play
below, of a happily distant street-organ, of a conversation carried on, as
conversations usually wcre in that locality, at a considerable distance from
the sharers therein, mingled with
hazy, wandering thoughts. He grew
impatient with the speakers who only
remembered what they wanted to say
when half a street apart.
A childish treble lifted itself from
the other end of the street, while a
yet more distant feminine voice was
to be heard in wrathful demand.
"Myrtle���Myr-tle Jo-nes! Yer
mother's looking for you to fetch the
butter for tea right away. My you'll
catch it if you don't 'urry up and go
away 'otne!"
"I'm ou Dicky's ground! I'm Oil
Dicky's ground! Dick-y won't each
ni���ce!"   chanted   the   defiant   Myrtle
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Jeeiies. staking present pleasure
against the waning chastisement that
every moment of delay made meere
certain. The man listening aimlessly
felt a sympathy with the light-hearted
little trespasser mi Dicky's ground
and her fearlessness of punishment.
Ile lay staring blinkingly at the sunshine. .Mrs. watt's elephantine tread
shook the floor as she progressed
about her household mission. Her
lodger reflected that he had known
a variety of women in his day. Some-
how, a certain pleasant indifference to
the sex���what his landlady suuecinet-
ly termed "the way he 'ave a-got wi'
him"���piqued the feminine fancy oddly enough  to  illogical  methods  of
^^3g[
]g^3l
dream conic true beside me. It is a
pretty trick of Fate; don't disturb
my enjoyment of it by explanation.
I always shirked explanations, you
will remember." He scrutinized her
narrowly,
"A little mure serious, a little paler,
if 'tis possible���but Janet indisputably." lie closed his eyes again, opening them an inslant after, as though,
despite his words, he yet expected to
lind  her vanished on  re-opening.
'You ought to be married," he said
abruptly
Iiis own. "1 say that you ought to
he; but life being an Ingeniously con-
Itrived muddle, 1 find you arc nut. Yuu
I would   have   made  a  good   wife,  and
he insisted, stretching a hand iu the
shad.iws tei button her glove. "He
an artisl���leave the perfect thing with
a touch too much, as yuu women so
rarely can. This will li.it bear another, not another meeting, Janet,
lass!"
1  c  :il1<1  '���' jsome   honest,   church-going,   unillum
���   abundantly  happy
Memories sifted througii the drowsy
brain, remembrances of those to whom
he owed faith, good fellowship, careless, trivial, forgotten happiness. They
had. most of them, signified so little
in his littfe. It is rarely in reality
that the career of a man such as himself be seriously affected by feminine
influence. Through the wreckage of
his broken life, faces���pretty, young,
winsome, elusive faces���rose up and
lleeated into consciousness. Their possessors   had   probably   all     forgotten
him, in like Inconsequent manner, all
except possibly���Janet! He stirred
uneasily among the tumbled cushions
as a keener memory pricked. Yes!
possibly Janet had remembered. She
was the sort of woman to cherish a
memory, such was probably part of
the  sorriness  of her  fate.
Sonic lines she had been fond of
came to mind���
"Should one of us remember, and one
of us forget���"
Memeiry broke away!"
The   absurdity   of   the   tlieuight-se-
quence   overpowered :     a   meditation
upon   Mrs.   Watts's   hidden   qualities
of    heart    to    lead    straight    on    to
thoughts  of Janet!    Was  there  ever
such  a  coupling  of  absurdities?    A
picture   flashed���of   one     a     voluble,
florid,   perspiring   person,   whose   bodice strained at every seam and whose
waist was long since submerged, and
���Janet.
Hcr picture rose at the moment���
small and colorless, with epiiet. steady
eyes and masses of hair lying closely
about a broad, white brow, gleaming
gulden in the louse crimps, that would
never set trimly as they were bid,
over the small, delicate ears. The
noises faded gradually out of hearing.
Oblivion fell of poor Myrtle Jones's
weeping echoes as she departed upon
a forcibly expedited errand, of a brawl
across lhe way, of steps up the stair
and into his room.
"He just a-dropped off, Ol'timcs
of a afternoon I looks in and finds 'im
this ways, 'aving a bit of a nap arter
his dinner. There! I'm that glad as
you've come lu sec the pore young
feller, miss. Only last evenin', when
I brought up 'is supper, and there 'e
was set all alone by hisself, I asked
the question : 'Shan't I send word
to yer relations?' I says. I know
what the wuth o' a lady's relations is
nieself, none better, seein' as I was
one o' twelve an' never none o' the
pack to give a 'and wi' a baby or a
bit o' bad luck; yit relations is relations, arter all. and it do seem 'tis
nice and respectable to 'ave 'em round
yer bedside come to last, so 'tis." Mrs.
Watts stopped from lack of breath,
the only apparent cause for the ending of her monologue, for she yet
gurgled   incoherently.
"Hush! don't waken him, please. I
will wait until he has had his nap out.
I am in no hurry." Janet's voice,
tlute-like, with thc full undernote that
that distinguished it. became entangled with the vivid mind-njeture of her
face, and the dream ran on. '
Through his reverie the dozing man
heard the heavy steps descend. He
was in no Immediate haste to disturb
this pleasant mirage of fancy and let
in thc ugly light of reality upon the
roseate day-dream. It revolved slow-
ly in lhe lethargic brain and its
dreamervsmiled in himself lying with
! shut eyes in the mild and pitiless April
sunlight.
At last the heavy lids went up, and
it was with no surprise hc saw her,
grave-eyed, tremulous-lipped. with
faintly flushed cheeks waiting beside
his  cuueh.
"Yuu?" hc said lingcringly. stretching mit a baud. He told himself that
he had never guessed, until this moment, the hunger he had fur the sight
eef her just once again. His eyes, with
all the sleepiness extinguished, scrutinized each line of the seriuus. small
face, a little, overhanging pucker between the brows and soft, childish
mouth;
"Yuu were always a rum kid," he
said, ignoring all question or greeting,
"always. And so you come to see
mc���thus���here!" An arm indicated
Ihe torn blind, ragged curtain, and
fly-marked oleograph of the Royal
Family that smirked from a dusky
wall. The girl knelt down by the
rickety couch and laid a hand upon
the restless one among ils dingy rugs.
"Aren't you a scrap glad to see me?"
Her voice was breathless, her hand
trembled like a fluttering bird. "Have
you forgotten everything? Oh! you
can't have forgotten���quite, not altogether!" she shuddered at the din
of the echoing street, at the unsavory
odors, with a predominance of fried
fish therein, that even the mild sun
distilled and bore in through the lowered  sash.
"Everything���you say. That's a
large order, Janet. I draw the line
decidedly at everything; but some
things I was remembering but a moment since, things that do not fit with
���this; and then, miracle of miracles!
I open  my eyes and find    you,    the
Mrs. Watts wiped her eyes with an
apron that mottled yet more picturesquely the vari-colored surface of her
expansive  cheek.
"When   did   it   happen?"  asked   the
She laid a ringlets hsnd on |doctor   laconically,   sitting  down   to
fill out thc death-certificate.
"l.arst night, it must 'ave bin, arter
I took in his bit o' supper. There he
was, pore feller, laying smilin' to hisself like a baby; an' he spoke up that
cheerful, tlueitgh I will say as he most
times 'ad his bit of joke. 'Yer lady
visitor done
she   'ave,'  I
uiative man abundantly happy; one
with a taste for Arnold and Tennyson, bicycling on half-holidays, and a
Shakespearean play occasionally. It
is a pity you wcre never convinced of
the fitness of���"
"Don't!" she protested vehemently.
"Don't talk in this way. It was not
for this  I  came."
"You always scolded nie for talking
wildly, if you remember. The bad
habit sticks. Why don't you say 'I
told you so?'" hc asked whimsically,
watching her face the while he mocked her unrelenting gravity. "Surely
you have learnt that platitude's fullest
meaning in relation to my unregen-
erate self by this time, eh? I always
told you that its lack was the only
Haw in your shining armor of virtue,
the crack that opened and let mc in,
for I have known other good women
besides yourself���not lately, I admit
���but I never desired closer acquaintance with the kind, always excepting
your small self." The girl made no
attempt to reply to the wandering
monologue; suddenly her lips trembled, with Hushing cheek and bright
eyes she went on her knees by the
couch and laid her cheek against the
pallid face among the tumbled cushions. The invalid drew away from
her touch, pulling Ihe folds of rug
between his unsteady fingers to keep
thein from the girl's hair.
"This isn't playing the game, my
girl!" he protested feebly. "I admit
the absurdity of it, but let us stick to
the rules." He was making a ridiculous, belated effort; through the desperation of the unaccustomed process
ran a conviction of the futility of it
all. It would avail no more than
those broken striving of the past. He
heard the choking catch in her throal
as she waited for a hint of the old
tenderness. Somebody began to play
a concertina in thc street. He thought
inconscriueiitly of the man in the backyard who practised "Barbara Allen"
nightly upon the cornet, causing one
ai- least of his listeners to thirst for
his blood.
He looked down upon the familiar
brown head with a swift, unreasoning
anger against Fate that made a woman thus, with such useless intensity
of faithfulness, such hopeless indifference to her own heart's oeace and
the small happinesses of the world.
Tn any case he was bound to disan-
ooint such a one. It was inevitable.
He told her so, speaking jerkily in a
voice that had no note of pity, but
rather  of  reproach against  herself.
"I was bound to fail you. It is the
way I was made. Some men are
fashioned thus, though they hide the
fact from themselves; to others it is
sometimes apparent, though they
either do not. or mav not, mend thc
matter. Luckily for themselves, most
women of your type seem to have an
instinct against such a one as I. . .
. Has it seemed pitiless, this long
silence, unforgivable? It is safer,
though, for hearts���a heart���to break
at a distance. It means dying at once,
instead of inch by inch and living with
the corpse afterwards; it means���"
Her cry stopped the bitter words of
truth, broke down the flimsy resolutions, and put an end to the moraliz-
ings. His hands fell about her hair,
as the bowed head sank on his breast.
No questions were asked, no explanations given. For a time there
was silence; then they began to talk
in snatches of foolish, trivial things
iinforgotten between thc pair, old
memories, pleasantries, and things of
no consequence to either. He broke
in once : "This is unniodern, like
a novel of the 'forties"; and again ;
"You must nol repeat this���come
again." She evaded the thought, and
he pursued : "Do you remember
some lines in a poem you used to
read once, trying in vain to make me
a lover of poetry with yourself? Let
I have remembered those���something
about 'a little moment mercifully
gave.' Finish it for me."
She quoted with ready voice���
"Love that has robbed us of immortal  things
This little moment mercifully gave1. '
"That's it!" he murmured contentedly. "That's just it���a little moment���this! A bonfire at the end; not
a carefully husbanded taper flickering, dying, leaving us to grope and
stumble in the dark, nor a flame trodden under-foot and extinguished ignobly���but a blaze! It suits me better this way. this way, Janet; better
this way, child! What is it the
Psalmist says : 'A light to lighten
our path?' I've got it���your light at
the very end!"
The girl laughed lightly, as she was
expected, because she was expected,
and the dusk grew duskier between
them. She rose at reiterated commands.
"You must not come again; remember, I will not have you here again,"
was togither in my thoughts the two
of yon, he said as I went mit, an.l I
could hear the laugh as I went downstairs." Another tear channelled thi
unwashed cheek at the reinenibran-
"Ile ge,i his quiet night all right."
the doctor added.
"That Ile did!    There was a  Seine
ture reader in. this mornin' to inquire,
as   heard  the  news  next  door  where
he was visiting with a track."
"'Did he gu repentant!' he asked,
his head on une side. Was he a professed Christian? What sect did In
'appen  to attend  in health.'
"About Christian, I couldn't give
Ho. opinion,' I says, 'aving known bul
two such, as was Independent Methodists and left suddiul owin' two week-'
lodge as they forgot in their 'urry.
'lie was a gentleman,' I  says, 'though
you a pack o' good, tha't I nliR,1< be a trifle free with is speech
says; 'a pleasant-spoken I when put out, maybe. Pay was reg-
litlle body she was, sure enough.' He I1'"11" ���"'<��� his w"r'l pcrbte otherwise,
chuckled at the words soft t.i hisself. ���''��' ;1 better lodger I niver expects
chatterin' some gibberish as I couldn't I'he d.nn' for, pore feller! There, he's
make 'cad nor tail on.    'They as bus-  better off, no doubt,' I  says."
banded the golden grain, an' they as
chucked it to the winds like rain,' I
minds that far. I drawed-to lhe
blind an' come away, thinkin' as a
quiet night would settle his 'ead arlcr
the seein' of a stranger, as was most
Oil common feir 'im, I  do allow.    'You
Tlic doctor re-screwed the top of
his fountain pen and returned it ti
his peecket. "Xo doubt," he echoed
"Anyway, it was the happiest ending
to it all. far thc happiest ending."
It had been���happier even than tin
doctor imagined; for only Janet knew
South Vancouver Builders' Supply Company
Dealers in Sand, Gravel, Fibre, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Vitrified
Pipe, Tile, Fire-clay, Lath, and Brick of all kinds.
Offices :  Slst Avenue and Fraser Street.   Phone : Fraser 36.
Main and 29th Avenue.   Phone :  Fairmont 1940.
Fraser Street and North Arm of Fraser River.   Phone : Fraser 84.
Collingwood   East,   Phone :   Collingwood 33.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
Van. couver.
HIGH-GRADE
BUILDING MATERIALS
Boultbee-Johnson & Company, Ltd.
Johnson's Wharf Phone : Sey. 9145
"Snow is Coming"���Buy Your
STOVE WOOD
$3.00 Per Load
WE SELL VANCOUVER ISLAND C\Q AI
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COMPANY  LIMITED
4905 Ontario Street, Cor. Bodwell (34th Avenue)
Phone:   Fraaer 41 Phone: Highland 226
Hughes Bros' Big Liquor Store
105 HASTINGS STREET  EAST, VANCOUVER, B. C.
Phone : Seymour 330
We  carry  everything in  the Liquor  Line
No order too small, and none too large for this popular Liquor Store
Free Delivery to all parts South Vancouver
leaving our Store every Friday morning at 9 a.m.
ANYONE
CAN
' THEIR CLOTHES
WITH
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GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, MAV 9, 19H
SUPPORT and VOTE
FOR
Candidate for REEVE, South Vancouver
The man that has EXPOSED and put up such a STRENUOUS fight against the
GRAFTERS and DESPOILERS of our Municipality.
PROTECT your interests by Voting  for him on   SATURDAY,   MAY   16,   1914.
MEETINGS
FRIDAY, MAY 8.���Fraser Hall, Fraser and 48th.
MONDAY, MAY 11.-Marfew Hall, Cedar Cottage.
TUESDAY, MAY 12.-Secord School, Victoria & 63rd
Meetings will begin at 8 p.m. sharp
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13.---Carleton Hall, Collingwood
THURSDAY, MAY 14.���McBride School, Inverness and 28th
FRIDAY, MAY 15.-Kalenberg Hall, Main & Bodwell
WT COME  EARLY
BY-ELECTION
Municipal   Elections   Act,   Corporation   of   the
District   of   South   Vancouver
Pl'ULIC NOTICK i- hereby given to the
Electors of the Municipality of South Van*
couver that I require tlie presence of thc said
Electors at thc Municipal Hall, corner of
Eraser Street and 43rd Avenue, on Wednes-
iay, May 13th, 1914, at 12 o'clock noon for
.he purpose of electing a person to represent
hem in the mutvcipal council as Reeve, also
.1 person to represent them as Councillor for
Ward  5  in  the said  Council.
The mode of nomination of candidates shall
,t as follows :
The candidates shall he nominated in writ-
ng. Tlie writing shall he subscribed by two
voters of the municipality as proposer and
-ecomler and shall be delivered to the return
ng officer at any time between tbe date of
he notice and 2 o'clock p.m. on the day of
he nomination. The said writing may be in
the form No. 5 in the schedule of the Muni'
cipal Act and shall slate tlie name, residence
*ul occupation or description of each person
iroposed in such manner as sufficiently to
dentify such candidate and in tbe event of a
���oil being necessary, such poll will be opened on Saturday, the 16th day of May. 1914,
from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the following
���laces :
Ward   1���Carleton   Hall,   Collingwood.
Ward 2���T.ord Selkirk School, Cedar Cottage.
Ward   3���Fraser  Street,   near  26th   Avenue.
Ward  4���Main Street, near 26th  Avenue.
Ward 5���Municipal Hall, corner Frater
Street  and  43rd  Avenue.
Polling booth for Reeve and Councillor,
Ward 5.
Ward   6--~Main   Street,   near  63rd   Avente.
Ward 7���North Arm School, corner Fraser
Street  and  River Avenue.
Electors can only vote in tbe ward as prescribed by voters' list, of which all persons
are hereby required to govern themselves accordingly.
"The qualifications for Reeve shall be bis
being a male British subject and having been
tor the last three months preceding the day
<>f his nomination the registered owner in
the land registry office of land or real property situate within the municipality of South
Vancouver of the assessed value on tbe municipal or provincial assessment roll of five
hundred dollars ��r more, over and above any
registered judgment or charge, and being
otherwise duly qualified as a municipal voter.
"The qualifications for a Councillor shall
he his being a male Hritisli subject and having been for the three months next preceding the day of his nomination the registered
owner, in the Land Registry Office, of land
ir real property situate within the Municipality, of tbe assessed value, on the last Municipal or Provincial assessment roll, of two
hundred and fifty dollars or more over and
above any registered judgment or charge; or
being a homesteader, leasee from the Crown,
or pre-emptor who has resided within the
Municipality for the space of one year or
more immediately preceding the day of nomination, and is assessed for five hundred dollars or more on the last Municipal or Provincial assessment roll over and above any
registered judgment or charge, or being a
homesteader, lessee from tbe Crown, or pre-
emptor who has resided within the municipality for a portion of one year immediately
preceding tbe nomination, and durinp thc
remainder of said year has been the owner
of said land, of which he formerly was a
homesteader, lessee from the Crown, or pre-
emptor, and is assessed for five hundred' dollars or more on thc last Municipal or Provincial assessment ml! nver and ahovc any registered judgment or charge; and being otherwise duly  qualified   as   a   municipal   voter."
Given under my hand at South Vancouver,
this 4th day of  Slav. A.   D.,  1914.
JAS.   II.   SPRINGFORD,
Returning  Officer.
COLLINGWOOD DISTRICT
NOTES AND  JOTTINGS
BREWED AND BOTTLED IN VANCOUVER BY
Vancouver Breweries Limited
.Miss Elsie Reid, daughter of Mr.
C. G. L. Reid, who has been attending the Presbyterian Ladies College
;it Ottawa, has returned to her home.
* ej.        if
On Tuesday night the Collingwood
Intermediates defeated the baseball
team of the First Baptist at Carleton
| grounds, Ceillingwood. The score
was 8-3. This is the third time, in
succession, that the local team has
gained the victory over Vancouver
teams.
��        e��        *
Miss Elsie Reid sang a solo in
Knox Church on Sunday evening,
rendering it with most beautiful effect.
* e,        e.
Mrs. R. D. Hell, who has been
staying with her daughter, Mrs. G. C.
F, Pringle, for the past six months,
left for her home in Vernon. En
route she will spend a fortnight with
her sister, Mrs. A. Cruickshank, at
Clayburne,  in  the   Mattqul district.
* Sr     *
Mr. Jeelm Mclntyre has purchased
a farm iu the Fraser Valley and is
now getting it into shape for a productive crop.
* *    *
Sunday morning baptismal services
were conducted in the Knox Church
anil three babies were presented for
baptism. These were Roma Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. W. J. Stillwell;
Grace Annie Lillian, daughter of Mr.
J. E. .Still; and Dora May, daughter
of Mr. H. D. Stillwell. The last baptismal service was conducted by the
late lamented Dr. Wright, when fourteen babies were baptised. This was
the last public service which thc Doctor   conducted.
ELECTRIC   COOKING   PLATES
REGULAR PRICE
$6.50
AT HALF PRICK
ONE WEEK ONLY
MAY   11-16
SPECIAL   PRICE
$3.25
This cooking plate i-> the latest, and best electrical appliance for light Cooking.
It is 7 inches in diameter and the heat is given from a series of coils which dii-
tribute evenly to the entire heating surface. On it you may do all form* of light
cooking���preparing tggs, chops, etc. prepare toast, boil water - ill fact, do every-
thing   which  could  be expected   from  a  cooking plate.
The appliance connects with the ordinary household socket. Its cost for continuous operation i* only a few cents per hour. It is guaranteed by tbe manufacturers for 5 years.
N. It. ��� During this Special Sale Week you may purchase a H. C. Klectric Iron
or any Hotpoint Household Appliance in stock at $1.0il below regular price. No
cord will he given with the additional appliance, but the eord given with the heating
plate can  be  used  for both.
SEE ThIS APPLIANCE AT OUR  SALESROOMS
Carrall ft Haitingi Sti.
1138   Granville   St.,   near   Davie
FOR SALE.���Prize Winning Barred
Rock Setting Eggs. $2.50 a Setting.
���J. Johnson, 5805 Ontario Street.
THE BEE HIVE
SHOE STORE
FRASER   an.l   48th   AVENUE
is the
STORE  OF  GOOD  Ql'AUTY
AND LOW PRICE  IN SHOES
Shoes Shoes Shoes
For Good Quality and Low Price
in Shoes go to the
Bee Hive Shoe Store
F. E. RUSSELL, Prop.
48th   Avenue   and   Fraser  Street
The children of Carleton School,
in pursuance of the "city beautiful"
garden scheme, have been given flower
seeds by the municipality and each
scholar has his own little part of border in thc school ground and is industriously planting the seed and
tending that especial part in the ex-
tension of what will soon be a beautiful He ewer border around the school.
��'   ���'��� *
Adding to the conveniences of the
people on the hill at East Collingwood, a new post office was established on May 1. It is located in thc
Realty Block, corner of Joyce and
School Re.ad. While it is not a money
order office yet noth this and thc excellent store*, the churches and the
Kingsway carline arc much appreciated by this district.
* *        e|.
Miss Chirstina Dodds had the misfortune to break one of the small
bones, of hcr hand recently. Though
not a serious fracture it is very painful.
* s,    *
The infant son of Mr. G. J. Jeffrey,
civil engineer of the C. N. R., was
baptised on Tuesday evenini by Rev.
Mr. Pringle and received thc name of
William Joseph.
����
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SCONES     BUNS
ROLLS       BREAD
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Correspondence
Editor  Chinook :
Sir,���Kindly give me space in your
paper  to  present a  few  reasons  why
the  people  shemld   met  vote   for   Mr.
Gold.    First,  he is Stopping the progress of the municipality and making
it almost impossible for the working
men to support their families.    Since
he has been in office' it has cost this
municipality   hundreds   nf   dollars   in
unnecessary   litigation.     When   first
elected  he  apparently  was  neit  qualified and the  municipality  was  put to
the  expense  of another  election   ami
if   he   should   happen   to   bc   elected
reeve we will have still another election, as I am informed 'en good authority that there arc  councUmen  that
will  resign  sooner  than  sit with  him
as reeve.    What we as a people want
is progress and not lawsuits and elections; and  1  hope the public wiH see
it in the right way and avoid furt'icr
notoriety such as was spoken of by a
judge  in a  recent action  re thc payment of progress nienny em the Main
Street  paving.     Mr.  GcrMrs  actio
a ceeuncillor, it seems cleat t" mc. i-
h'eiking  after   the   Gold   interest  first,
last, and all the time.    What  do jrou
think:
C.  STREET.

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