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The Greater Vancouver Chinook Sep 21, 1912

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No. 19
Price 5 Cents
rant Towards
Westminster Rd.
nt.bt i of Improvement Asso-
iation Ask Board of Works to
ttjist n Permanent Paving
, of the Westminster Road
nit Association waited on
of Works at their meeting
iv afternoon. The dcputa-
,'cadcd by Mr. A. P. Black,
who asked the Council to
to do the work under the
evemcitt plan. While the
of thc necessary 51 per
roperty-ow ncrs is not yet
Mr. Black assured the com-
i these Would be forthcom-
"ii. It is understood that
Idiiig property to the ex-
: ol iwccii $()(l,U00 and $80,000
t yel to affix their signatures be-
t tin-  required   percentage   is   ob-
! very
B.C. Municipal Clauses Act
Belongs to the Dim, Dark Ages
Needs of Growing Communities Not Met by Present Statutes---Differences
in Powers of City and Urban Councils---Reform is Coming
[lira-   lso pointed    out   by    Mr.
ut thai the commencement of pav-
; Westminster Road would be but
[inception of a plan of permanent
id improvement in South Vancou-
, anil he asked thc Council to set
$75,000 eir $100,000 to assist in
t undertaking.
Reeve Kerr explained that the Pro-
ial li' vernment has already prom-
el $70,000 towards the permanent
ring eei the road irrespective of
at tin- municipality of Burnaby
i in the way of continuing the
The whole question  was laid over
quent meeting.
A iK'tiiiein was received from resi-
ni. of Thirty-fourth Avenue asking
lhe improvement of that thorough-
Tin matter was referred to the
)iiiieill"i  of the Wanl and the En-
A total expenditure of over $25,000
plank   sidewalks,     rocking,     and j
idiiiKoi roads was recommended in
[report of thc engineer to be ex-
us follows :
$!&>2 'ii three-plank sidewalks;
ml "ii grading of Fifty-sixth Ave-
ii-iremi Fraser Street to Prince Al-
It Street, and the cutting of a
Ith for ;i distance of 800 feet; $1000
leading and ditching of Bowman
from Westminster Road to
unless \venue: $1300 on rocking of
hnty-tirsl Avenue between Main
[Ontario Streets; $2840 on rock-
l ami trading of Twenty-seventh
"nuc be tween Windsor and Fraser
ptts;  -100  em   macadam   roadway,
Municipal Clauses Act is the1
set form eel government for rural,
semi-rural and urban communities in
British Columbia, and powers are
conferred on incorporated districts
under the terms eif this statute. A
distinction, however, is made between
municipalities, certain regulations applying only to "city" municipalities,
and others only to "townships," or
"district" municipalities. It is intended in this article to give some idea of
the most essential differences between the two methods of govern
ment, urban and semi-urban adminis-!
There are quite a number of gen- |
eral regulations in the Act which apply   to  both   cities,   towns   and   rural ,
districts,  but  it  has been  the  experience   of   most   municipalities   which
have been developing at a very rapid
rate  that the  Municipal  Clauses   Act !
is  a  somewhat  cumbersome  piece  of,
legislation  to set in motion.    This is
true  noticeably  with  regard  tee  local
Before another twelve months have p.-,ss> el away, Se.uth Vancouver will doubtless be raised t" the status of an incorporated city eef the
tirst class. Popular opinion is at present strongly for incorporation.
But whether South Vancouver does or does not become a city by
herself, the trials and tribulations suffered by her in the pasi are
bound t.i result in a great good to the Province "i British Columbia
as a whole.
In thc history of the world there never has been a greal reform
but the blood of martyrs helped be pay tin   price-.    Among lhe cities
ami municipalities of British Columbia, South Vancouver has been
and is playing a part that will likely result in a complete reconstruction
eef that ancient, cumbersome, rusty, creaking chari'et of municipal gov.
eminent, the  British Columbia Clauses .\e-|.
city Councils to initiate local improvements, and to submit money bylaws
for public works without a petition
being submitted. It alse, authorizes
the passing of bylaws for local improvements under certain conditions
without the consent of the electorate,
improvements and public works.        I "by issuing local improvement deben-
:    mil   \���n,,,m,-i   .ilt.nl    a striking | tures,  which   are   secured   by   special
assessments upon the property bene-
Jltt't wi
MI   Re I
Il $21011
i Av,
Tli,- foi
: "Th
take ,-u
si of I
"i hi<
I laid ;
II havi
Iw for
ileal v,
liny It
T" th,
iiliaii .
le, on Fraser Street between
id and Fifty-ninth Avenue,
on 16ft. planking on Fifty-
:iue between Prince Edward
wing resolution was pass-
i Mr. Baird be not allowed
e' more earth from the lane
aser Street for the filling
property, and that he put
ue in a passable condition,
removed the earth without
ig obtained permission of
il." It was left to the Coun-
the Warel and the Engineer
example in this respect. It has
found thc provincial statute tei be inadequate to cope with its growing
requirements. Though still classed
as a semi-rural community so far as
its legislative powers are concerned,
the district's needs are more those
of the large city or town, than a
"township" municipality.
With the rapid settlement of the
district the necessity for waterworks,
lire anel police protection and sewers,
arises. Although the Municipal
Clauses Act gives power to secure
such improvements, the initiative has
to be taken by the property-owners
themselves. Petitions signed by three-
quarters of the owners have to bc
presented before the Council can take
action. Securing petitions for public
works has been found tei be a lengthy
process, especially in districts where
a great number of the property-
owners are non-residents. After the
petitions are signed and the Council
drafts a bylaw, and the preliminary
steps are taken for inaugurating improvements, the electors have to
again signify their approval of the
proposed expenditures, before the
funds can bc raised.
"City" Councils
On the other hand the Act permits
both urban and otherwise. Consequently ihe problems which arise in
��� ���ne section are often not met with
in others, and no provision is maele-
f.er them all in the one set form of
municipal adminstration, For instance, Vancouver, being a seaport
and a railroad terminal point, litis had
different questions to ileal with as
compared with an inland city. The
special charter which it secured in
lNeSft contains a number eef provisions
which have been found to be of in
estimable value.
j regard  i.e  tlu-  administration  'ef  the
lliqueer  licence   laws  anil  police-   regulation.    The licencing board ii com
posed e.f live members, the mayor ex
officio, iw.. elected members ami two
appointees of the Preevincial Govern
ment.    Tin- members -ire elected for
two-year  terms.    The   Board of  Police Commissioners consists    of   thc
Mayeer. Chairman and ex-officio mem.
ber, anel two  Provincial Govern men 1
1 representatives, one of whom    is    a
member of the City Council.
A Summary
Briefly lummed up. ilu- three- systems of municipal government in
vogue al the present nine in British
Columbia mean that under the pro-
visions of the Municipal Clauses Act
In district's power* are kept within
comparatively   narrow   confines;   un
der    the    "city"    clause-    oi    the     \cl
wider powers are conferred, but under a special charter the authority eef
city   Council   is   limited   only   s.e   far
las   is  deemed   expedient   hy   the   pro-
i vincial authorities.
An   important
Bpecial   charters
general  plan
I tricts  in    the
fitted.     Payment   of   the   cost   of   lh
weirk is spread over a term of years.
Thc   property-OWners   can   submit   a
petition against any local improvements if they do neit meet with their
It is true that certain public works
and  local  improvements  can  be  proceeded   with   out   of  general   revenue,
but  the  liabilities  of district  municipalities are restricted to expenditures,
amounting t.. two and a half per cent,   readily   understand
of the total assessed value of the land   ''
in   the   district.      Improvements   involving   the   outlay   of   larger   sums
have to be petitioned for lirst by the
Another System
One or two of the essential differ
enccs between city and district muni
cipal government have been outlined
in the foregoing paragraphs. Though
the city form of government provided by the Municipal Clauses Act confers much wider powers on lhe administrators, with a special charter
such as the City of Vancouver possesses, there is a corresponding, e,r
even greater, advantage. The statute,
as previously mentioned, was planned
for  all   the   districts   in   the   province.
Recent Development
An article 'if this description would
not  In- complete at the present moment without a reference to a recent
development   which    will    probably
have a very important bearing on the
future   of   municipal   government   in
this province, i.e.. the comprehensive
inquiry  which   is  being  conducted  at
ly obtained than with a   the   present   time   by   the   Municipal
Commission appointed by the provincial   government.    This   commission
consideration    with
is  that  amendments
embracing   all   the   di
province.      One     can
thai   it   is   a   dii
i  government   to
gram additional powers tee a certain
district,   compared    with   changing   a
well-established statute.     Alterations
to a special charter can be made will
greater   facility   because   they     apply
only tei eme community.
When   a   special   charter    is    being
drafted, in addition tee the insertion
of provisions suitable for that district,   many   improvements   based   .ni
ihe experience "i eether cities or districts may be made. I_eits of trouble,
consequently,  can   often  be  obviated
hy changes in the wording of general
Clauses   which   hate   been   prolific   of - and the
legal entanglements in ihe past likely t
\neethi-r difference in ihe- special
charier form of civic government, taking Vancouver as an example, is with
has aire aely amassed a great deal "i
valuable information���which will be
considerably augmented by the time
its O'lir around the province is cotn-
pleted���upon all matters pertaining
1 j directly and indirectly tee municipal
administration from witnesses, many
of whom are experts in such subjects.
In the course of the next two
months, the commission will visit the
leading cities of Canada and a number oi urban centres in the United
States, including Galveston, Texas,
and lies Moines, Iowa, which have
figured so prominently in connection
with commission form of government,
report of the commission is
have  a   very   material   bear
ing on future governmental legislation with reference tee matters municipal in  this pre evince-.
made baskets, including neatest weirk,
prizes eif $10 and $5 are offered. For
bottled fruit, not less than live bottles,
put up by an Indian woman in- girl,
prizes of $5 and $3 are offered. First
prizes of $3 and second prizes of $2
are offered for needlework, knitting,
crochet work, moccasins, butter, and
Division li includes the agricultural
cresting Features Arranged and horticultural prizes, lu this class,
Provincial Exhibition I special prizes of $25, $15 and $10 are
Kastcrn visitors and to the\otlered  for  the best  exhibit  ,,(  farm
product*    and   fruit   from   any   Indian
'������i iio.
h i.'
'��i a-
!)'< ur,
t war
Bl  .11
" ex1
te of
if the Province  not near an |
creation,  eme  of  the  most'
feature;    of    lhe    annual
Exhibition   at   New  West-i
lhe display of Indian work,
idians themselves. While lhe
ilized now, specimens which
rimitive  as  in   the  frontier
ii be seen.    The Indians, be. .
of thc Government, are al*
ittcd  free to  the  Westmin-1
ilion, and they lake advan- '
heir privilege in large Hum-
I uy   apparently     enjoy     lhe
gaiety, for every year hun- j
redskins  are  to  be  seen  at I
being interested in the ex-
rom   a     spectator's     stand-
'   Indians  have  a  space  re-
i'  them, and  they enter the
their labor in  competition
'I   prizes.     Manager   D.     E.
i".   eef   the   1911   fair,   says
1   Westminster   exhibition     is
Hy the lirst in Canada to ree-
���he fact that  the  Indians will
'iave   to  turn   their  attention
"g for a livelihood.    To en-
them   in   this,   the   manage-
' li year pays special attention
mi   exhibits,   charging  no  cn-
;���    and    offering    substantial
���r the best showing,
women's department, a prize
|nd a second prize of $10 is
lor  the    best    collection    of
>vork  from  an  Indian  school.
r 'In   best  assortment   of  Indian-
in I.
' farm
lent ev
- Indi
I fees
Beg I
In ilu
' Mil,
reservation in the province. Other
prizes e.f $2 and $1 are offered for
the best wheal, eeals. timothy seed,
clover seetl, potatoes, carrots, turnips,
onions, corn, beans, peas, cabbage,
pumpkins, squash, apples and pears.
These exhibits are allowed to be sold.
Mr. T. J. Armstrong, chairman "f
the   special  attraction   committee    of
the  Royal Agricultural and Industrial
Society, under whose auspices lhe big
exhibition   will   be   held   on   October
1   to  5,  feels  well  satisfied  with  his
work  for the 1912 fair.    Six big vaudeville   acts   have   been   engaged   to
perform for the crowds at the exhibition   this  year.    These  will  be  aside
from   thc   regular  pay   streak   attractions and side shows, and will be free
to every one on thc grounds.    Select-
! ed from a great variety eif offerings,
I Mr.   Armstrong   and   his   committee
| picked  out  the  acts  which   they  fig-
: tired would be most pleasing to the
big crowds  expected.
Hon. Price Ellison, Minister of Agriculture for British Columbia, has
written to Manager D. E. MacKen-
zie that'he will be very pleased on
October 1 to officiate at the dedication of thc Horse Show building
which is now being erected.
Permits     May
,   en   the  records  of  building
south Vancouver  for  the  year
time when this office was
f thc permits will
instituted is totalled up,  I
"���at the value
'each, if they do not exceed,
1.000," stated Building Inspcc
Tti     unK  to a  representative  of
lllc Chinook."    This  constitutes
u'"iaikable era of    building    in
"ml' Vancouver,
While delivering milk in Cedar Cottage several days ago, Wilford Barr,
4531 Quebec Street, son of James
Barr, fell eiver a garden gate on Cotton Drive. Thc glass milk bottle
which he carried broke, and his
hand coming in contact with it was so
I severely lacerated that the young man
I will bc laid up for several weeks.
*       *       e*
The number eif building permits
issued from the office of thc building
inspector of South Vancouver during
the week ended Wednesday, was 40.
and called for buildings of a total estimated value of $34,875.
��    *    ��
Mrs. Wm. Kirkland, wife of Mr.
Kirkland, secretary of thc School
Board, is progressing well towards
recovery after a serious illness.
Ruth Morton Memorial Church
On Sunday, September 22. tile congregation of the Ruth Morton Mem
orial Church will hold their lirst services in the Sunday school room of
their new church. The church was
organized in April, ami services have
been held for sonic months ill a lent
on lhe lots where the new building
is being elected, comer 27lh Avenue-
anil Prince Albert Street, a block east
eel Fraser Avenue. The Sunday
school room, which is part eef the
whole .structure, has been built first
in ortler that the congregation might
have a place of worship during the
construction of the church. While
the exterior is nol completed, ilu- in
terior   is   m< st   bright,     cheery     ami
beautifully finished.
The main body of the church is now I
built tee  lhe floor  level, ami this pan
the   structure   will   now  be   rushed |
Police  Committee  Consider  Proposal
Corner next   i"      ���Plain  Clothes Officers  Favored
I reels.     The   ill
to completion. The church will cost
when finished at least $12,000, and
will be a very handsome structure.
designed after the style of the old
English churches. The main auditorium will be 46ft. by 69ft, and the
Sunday school wing 39ft. by 37ft. The
building will be set upon a concrete
foundation, and will be of frame construction, plastered on thc outside
with  stucco.     A  tower  will  rise  to a
height of 55ft. at th
the junction of the
tcrieer will be handsomely finished in
Uriiish Columbia lir. Tlu- wall-, will
hate a wainscoting with veneered
panels lo a height of lour feet, Tin
relief will be eef heavy timber construe
tion. with the bean's exposed "ii the
Tin- basement will he- finished com.
pletely. and will contain parlors for
ilu hnlies. a large kitchen and a large
banquet hall iu addition t" ,i spacious
compartment for the infant class The
installation of a swimming pool is
now being considered by iln young
men of lhe church, and will likelj 1"
11 is expected thai thc church will
he ready  for opening -'ii lhe' first  .in
niversary  of the   lirst   meeting  e.f  the
Mr. .1. 1'. Mathewson is tin- ar.-iu   rrf stray dogs and f
tect, and the construction weerk is In-    ,|,,   road   men;   they
ing done by Mr Geo.
The pastor, Rev. .1
It.A., will preach at
11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.
pastor's assistant of
Church. Beesteeii. will :
II. Thompsi"I
Willa.d Litch,
both      - -rvices.
Mi-s   1;.\ e-rells.
Warren   Baptist
iddress the Sun
meeting of ihe Police
inn''' "ii Tuesday morning a recom
mendation was made by Chief of Police Jackson that four special plain
clol In - - -ilu ' rs Ik- engaged on pro
bation  eluring the  winter months.
li eta- the opinion of Councillor
Third that two mounted men would
be i'i more service, ,i> they would be-
able to cover mure ground,
ie Ken thought thai iln- police
officers em nighl dut) should be in
plain clothes,
After considering tin- desirability ��� -f
- ngaging mounted men tbe matter
was lefl ovei f"! further consideration,
Chief    Jackson    and      Councillor
Thomas, chairman . ��� i  the eommittee,
will   consider   securing   a   Democrat
wagon to be used for the collection
the payment of
were   also    in
School  at  2 30 p.m.    The  public
is  cordially   invited   to   thc   opening
structed to arrange for the use of a
The police were instructed t" arrange for the interment of the body
eel the man who was found with his
ilire.at cut in the ��� >K1 school house.
Fraser Avenue, on September S. The
body has not been identified, and is
still lying in the mortuary at Messrs.
Green & Merkley's,  Pender Street.
Professor J.    A.    Dale,    Brother    of
South Vancouver Resident, Selected
for High Educational Post
Pre .lessor J. A. Dale, who recently
was appointed to the chair of senior
professor of the British Columbia
| University, is a brother e>i Mr. R. 11.
Dale, eef the Coast Lumber and Fuel
Ceimpany, South Vancouver. Beith
young men arc natives of Birmingham,
Professor Dale was born in 18"4.
his father, J. A. Dale, being a classical exhibitor. He was educated at
Tinelal School. Birmingham, King
Edward VI Grammar school, Camp-
hill, Mason College. Birmingham, and
Mertein   Cedlege.  Oxford.
In 1908 he was appointed professor of education at McGill Univcr-
Sketch of the Ruth Morten Memorial Church, corner of Princs Albert and sjty am| ,|,js position he retained up
Twenty-seventh Streets, as it will appear when completed t.i thc present.
Around the
Municipal Hall
Doings of the Day at the Headquarters of the Government of
South Vancouver
We draw the attention oi Councillor Elliotl ie. e,nr cditeerial on annexation in ihis issue. We consider Councillor Elliotl !'. I"- the iii- ��� ��� I -"ili-
lie.rn on tin- question nf annexation,
Wc believe him i" be i"" sensitit e us
to Iii- platform pledge. We have no
��� I. -ii- i.' l.e- leu, se-,- re in our criticism
ed him. a- we- recognize i'- .-ii" ill' >r
Elliott t'e li.- one of the best in the
Council. Unless In- is prepare* tq
fall in wilh the wish "i tin- majority
we musl 'ight him with.un gloves
��� hi   thi-   question.
Unce meere the Commissioner has
given ,i breathing space before he
finally finishes the school work. Like
an Irish terrier with a rat. who strikes
it till in,! a -park of life remains,
so Mr Crehan seems determined
lee probe nit" every aec unit
until a satisfactory explanation i- received. On Thursday last, while
talking te, tin- members "f the
late School Board, he was trying tej
lull their mini!- away, tee blunt their
alertnes-. or by hi- -miles coax them
into unknown paths to securt some
connecting link to a chain lie- aln di
had. This new phase in ihe methods
of the Commissionei will in all probability secure more information than
by the tactics he adopted at
Previously his sharp, incisive ques
lieens. hi- unmerciful dissecting, the
swiftness with whieh he threatened
to mete out justice, sometimes so
frightened his witness thai the object he had in view wa- defeated; information he sought suddenly became sealed up. while memories of
witnesses became a blank. Experience
teaches all men that a smile and a
nod will accomplish more in five
minutes than a threat will dee in a
week. Again, during the earlier ���i
si.ei-- the physical strain on iln- Commissioner musl hate- been very severe. Under his new method In- will
be heller able Io analyse in hi- mind
as he goes along ihe information he
i- receiving. Tin work Blready 'accomplished by tlu Commissioner, ii it
was printed, weeuld fill many large
Having received an invitation front
an old friend t" have a day's fishing
on Seymour Creek, on Monday 1
crossed to the N'orth Shore. Having
a good lunch basket with us ami a
fair supply of liquid refreshment, we
set lent for lhe lop eef the canyon, The
lish were rising fairly well, and we
were mini- than satisfied with ourselves, Aboul midday there was a
falling off in the sport, the fish refusing tn rise ti. the fly, s.e we thought
it an opportune time !>��� take- lunch.
My friend laid everything .mt nicely,
when il was discovered thai he had
lefi ihe- sandwiches nn iln- cel^,- .ef
tin- stream some way down. Vfter he
had genie to gel litem I noticed an
e-xtra large iii'iit rising :., tin- top of
lhe water, sucking ihe fly inn. his
mouth. As every fisherman k'
this i- iln- most liiiTicu'' ��� -1; to hook
Making a detour of about 30 yards
and comina crawling "'i hands and
kni-'-s. i stretched myself "in. throwing ilu- line lightly and letting ii drift
across where the fish was rising On
tin second cist the t re .tn t ��� ���. ��� k the
bait ami by a side jerk I hail him
\i ibis time there wen sound:
i "ices a hi n - e- had hit the lunch
spread out. Being anxious about
landing mj fish I gave this no notice.
In the- meantime my friend hai
turned, ami brought nn- rather quick
l\   1'    ilu   spot, when  lu- inquired  a-  I"
tin- whereabouts "i the bottle. Thinking each "a- playing a joke een the
other, tin- matter was treated lightly
at first, but as we were hungry and
anxious tee start, and as the liquid
refreshment was imt forthcoming, ii
began io dawn "ii us thai something
had really happened. Then 1 remembered lhe- voices, anil I askeel unfriend if he had seen anyone go (hewn
thc stream when he was coming up.
In the choicest language, from a select
vocabulary, he told me of a party of
men whom he had met geiing ehewn
whom he thought were talking of
water  when  he  passed   them.
If anyone ktieews of a parte that
visited the Seymour district on Monday, their address might be sent to
this eiffice.
The annual convention of the B. L".
Association of School Trustees w'll
bc held in Kamloeips next week
Quite a number of the members of tin-
South Vancouver School Board will
At a special meeting oi the
Semth Vancouver Council on Tuesday morning the Bylaw regulating
payment e>f taxes was amentleel tee
allow of the extension of the time
feir allowing rebate from September 15 to September 28.
Electric Irons
Make Housework Easy
To prove this statement we will
send any of our lighting customers
* JftEffifl*w�� Iron on
Ten Days' Free Trial
Points in favor of the ^JAtJ^ih IRON��� 1 Hot at
the point. 2 Cool at the *l/g7*I*g*- handle. 3 Has
stand in connection with iron. 4 Is covered by ironclad
guarantee by manufacturers.
Carrall &      /tO/-* fy /, Phone:
Hastings     f/tt/xiVL V1   ��� Seymour
Streets L/j\y^CCcV?%C 5000
Bliss & Brandt
Mining, Real Estate, Timber
Phone: Fairmont 218
4215 Main Street, City Heights, South Vancouver, B. C.
Granville   Street   South,   Before   Paving
This has the following attributes :
fl Durability; sure footing for horses; resiliency; noiselessness; easy drainage; dustless-
ness; economy.
<J Bitulithic approaches more closely than any
other the ideal of a perfect pavement.
���I Its notable durability makes it more economical than any other paving.
fl The Vancouver thoroughfares paved with
bitulithic are an impressive object-lesson in
fine paving.
<J Bitulithic has been adopted in over 200 cities
in the United States, and IS cities in Canada.
Granville Street South, After Paving
Columbia Bitulithic Limited
433 Granville St. Vancouver, B. C.
Real i-state brokers throughout
Seiuth Vancouver report tiiat there is
a brightening of tbe realty market.
Many inquiries are heing made, anel
this is the best evidence of the quickening eif the market.
It is also noteworthy that many of
the inquiries are coming from the
East ami from points outside < ��f tbe
municipality. The fame of Semth
Vancouver as an ideal residential
lection   is   reaching   far   out,   anil   it
should command its share of the newcomers who annually Hock to the
The quickening of the real estate
market is one of the most reassuring
auguries, as the real estate business
is te) a large extent dependent upon
general business.
e*        ��        *
The Peeiplc's Trust Company, of
Fraser Avenue, while transacting certain real estate business, do not
specialize in lhat department. However, they report that while the real
estate market lias been quiet for some
time, still there is improvement in
the number of enquiries with the
prospects that the market will become very active in the near future.
* *    *
With the extension of the B. C. E.
R. line on Victoria Road, from Forty-
third Avenue tei Fifty-sixth Avenue,
a rapidly growing district will bc
brought into direct communication
with other portions of South Vancuuver. Many homes have already
been built in this section, and the extension of the carline into this district
will be eagerly awaited.
Property in that locality is looked
upon by brokers as view property,
and with the projected improvements
once under way there should be a
move in realty values. The land falls
away tn the Xorth Arm of the Fraser,
and many a fine and commanding
view may be had. This is a point
which is being watched very closely
by those in the know on the real estate business.
* *    *
Building construction, the improvements to streets, the extension of the
waterworks system, the erection of
new schools, and the actual resumption of trading has made the real estate market brighter this week than
it has been for some time past, says
a writer in the Vancouver "World" in
discussing the realty market of South
Vancouver. Much of the improvement work planned by the Municipal
Council early in the spring has been
completed. This, together with the
fact that several hundred thousand
dollars worth of new buildings have
been erected, has served to make for
busier times with the brokers.
Taken by itself, the effect of thc municipal improvements would alone
serve to revive interest in South Vancouver real estate, and building construction and the extension of car
lines in the municipality has accelerated the movement which starts
in real estate circles every fall.
While trading ii) the summer was
not remarkable for its volume, it has
nevertheless ended in a sharp advance
in many sections. Thc municipality
is   rapidly  growing,  and  the   future,
which i-  tiulv a  bright one,  has  n<>t
been reckoned with over-much.
Values are today based on the prcs
ent  developments.   Brokers  are  alive
to   the   fact   that   the   harbor   works
which  will   be  built  in   South   Van
couver, together with  Ihe  invasion of j
the   municipality   by     railways,     will |
���erve  to send  values  climbing  high
But  these  facts  are  so apparent  thai
they arr not being pushed a> iusii
tently as they might lie.
���    ��    ���
An  issue of $60,(HX) slock, by  the
Bungalow     finance     and     Building
Company  was  placed  on  thc  market
'the either day. and was eagerly taken
up.   Another  issue  of $3(),IKH>   will  be
j placed on  the  market  shortly.
A large block of homes is being
erected in Fraser Street, near Ferris, |
and these are being sold lo suburbanites almost as fast as they can be
completed. Two hundred new homes
;are to bc constucted by this company
in  the  immediate  future.
Larger  investments and  operations
arc being planned for Vancouver, and
if these are carried out  many scores |
of   new   dwelling   houses     will     be
I erected by the company.
,    ,    .
Mr. F. W. Killam, the managing
director of the company, stated lately
(that the building business was never j
so prosperous as it is now. There is
| an insistent demand for homes of the
| better sort, and the company is kept
busy supplying the demand.
Paying $100,000 for a block of eighteen acres in South Vancouver on the
River Road, a Vancouver syndicate is
completing plans for the erection of
a hundred bungalows on its newly
acquired property.
The ground will not be all built
upon at once. Instead a good part of it
will be parked out until needed. But
at least a hundred homes, constructed
and arranged along the lines of the
California group system, will bc put
up on the property at the start.
The land is splendidly located. It
lies within an easy distance of both
the interurban car line which runs
along the North Arm of thc Fraser
River, from New Westminster to
Eburne, and thc Main Street line,
which has been continued from its
last year terminus at Fifty-sixth
Avenue to the  interurban line.
Besides that it has a commanding
view of the surrounding country, is
high up above the river and slopes
enough to give it perfect drainage.
The property was bought from Mr.
Thomas Parsons, one of thc old-time
settlers in South Vancouver. It was
sold on terms of $10,000 cash and the
balance spread over a term of years
at seven per cent.
The bungalows which will be built
there will be designed along the most
modern lines. They will include all
the late pretty ideas in bungalow construction. Moreover they will be arranged in groups and so disposed that
no bungalow Inconveniences its neighbor.
A Vancouver trust company is
financing the undertaking, which will
necessitate a quarter of a million dollars.
7? Will Solve the Heme
Problem for Yc
A small cash payment secures immediate possession. We
building the finest bungalows in South Vancouver : Fou
seven rooms; beamed ceilings; panelled walls; fireplace; I.
iu buffet; furnace; everything complete and ready to move
today. Payments spread over femr years. You work hard
your money; make your money work for you. Call on us
further particulars.
Bungalow Finance & Building: Co.   td,
Phones : Seymour 3204-5-6 Pacific Bldg. 416 Hi   e St
Full-sized  Lot, north  of  Home  Road, $1200.    One-thir
balance 6, 12 and 18 months.
$100 cash  handles  Building  Lots close to Knight Road.
Cor. Knight and Westminster Rds. Vancouve
Phone : Fairmont 1653
In the Intelligence Office
"Yis," said the culinary queen,
looking at her would-be mistress
through her lorgnettes���" yis, Oi loiek
yer luks. Yez do seem to bc a nice-
lukin' women, and if Oi foind iviry-
t'ing sathisfacthory rnebbc Oi'll come
to yez. Yez mintioned what ye called
vaages a momint ago. Oi don't work
for waages. Oi base me demands for
compinsaation accordin' to th' amount
o' worrk rayquired by the situaytion;
and the most sathisfacthory mithod
of foindin' out me due is to charrge
be the piece. Foivc cints a pound for
cookin' porthcrheiusc steaks. Sivin
cints a pound for cookin' poulthry.
Buckwheat caakes tin cints a dozen.
Sossidges eight cints a foot, and so
on. Oi'll sind ye me proice-lisht if we
finely desoide to make the arrangc-
"I see," said the lady. Have you
any requirements as to your apartments?" she added, satirically.
"Yis," said the culinary queen. "Me
rooms musht hov a southern exposure,
shteam-heated, and lit by electhricty.
Wan good loight over me dhressin'-
table. a table-lamp over me wroitin'-
etleshk, and wan o' thim shnakey t'ings
as ye can fix annyway yc want it whin
ye want f read in bed. Oi loike gray
colored cyarpets on  th' flure, and���"
"A private bath, 1 presume," the
lady began.
"Connicted wit' me rooms," said the
culinary queen. "Oi was comin' to
I    "Well,   I   think  we  have  just   the
j thing   you   want   right   on   our   first
i floor," said thc lady. "It is the apart-
I ment occupied until now by my hus-
l band and myself, but if you want it
��� of course we'll give it up to you, only
just as you  charge by the piece  for
your cooking we run the house on the
European plan, and those rooms will
j cost you ten dollars a day, and your
i meals will be served a la carte. If you
entertain   company  we  shall   make  a
fixed   charge   of   fifty   cents   a   meal,
and  in   the  event of your  using  our
drawing-room for family reunions or
a   musicale   it   will   be   three  dollars
extra  per  hour.  Then   on  your  days
off   we   shall   expect   you   to   hire   a
substitute   to   take���"
But the lady was addressing space.
The culinary queen had fled, and when
the would-be mistress passed out of
the office she heard a familiar voice
apparently engaged in exhorting a
"Bigorry," the voice was saying,
it's toime us worrkers got togither
and taught thim floightly impl'ycrs
their plaace, bad cess to 'um! Sure
an' wan of 'urn's had the narve roight
here in this plaace to give me back
talk full of impitdincc of a hoighly
onnicissiry and offinsive sort this very
marnin'. Are we goin't' shtand for
Pioneer  of  Cariboo  Days
Tells  of  Early  Struggles
Mr. John A. Calbick, Now in His Seventy-fifth Year, Participated
in Cariboo Gold Rush and in Subsequent Growth of
Province���New Westminster's Beginning
Sam.���Will you keep our engagement secret for the present?
Lulu.���All right; but where's the
There arc not now living many of
those who actively participated in the
Cariboo gold rush of 1861-2, or who
have witnessed since then the marvellous evolution of British Columbia
from a country of dense forests and
scattered log cabins to a province of
line cities, growing towns and prosperous farms, fine of the few pioneers of those early and strenuous days
now surviving is Mr. John A. Calbick,
of New Westminster, who celebrated
his 75th birthday a short time ago.
Hale and hearty, with thc vigor of
many a man twenty years younger.
Mr. Calbick can look hack upon a
long life to days when New Westminster was in swaddling clothes, and
on through the years of struggle and
stress when railway train', electric
trams, electric light and telephones
wcre not the common convenience
they have since become. Those wcre
the real, hard, path-blazing, pioneer
days. Road-making was not then thc
comparatively easy work it is today.
The improved surveying instruments
and tools now commonly used were
not known or not available, and in
road making, as in other pioneer
building, the work had to bc done under rough-hewn and arduous conditions. It required and it bred a
body of men of great endurance and
resource, and as Mr. Calbick says,
the old Cariboo-Yale road is a standing testimony to the thoroughness
and the durability of their work.
Leaving his birthplace in Ontario
in 1860, Mr. Calbick arrived by way
of Panama after 50 days, in New
Westminster, then a sparsely populated settlement. The townsitc then
comprised what Mr. Calbick declares
wcre "the grandest timber limits in
British Columbia," and he was one
of those who helped to clear the land.
Prior to this Governor Douglas had
chosen the point on the other side of
the Fraser River, known as Derby,
as the site of thc capital of the Province. But Colonel Moody, being a
military man, saw strategic objections to that site. He contended that
in the event of trouble with the
United States it was on the wrong
side of the river. Ultimately, the
present site was chosen so that there
might be a broad expanse of water
between possible American invaders
and the British Columbia capital.
Tn connection with the name of
New Westminster, Mr. Calbick men-
1 tions what he thinks is not generally
known  as  to  its  origin.     It  appears
that the name of Queensborough was
originally   chosen,  but    there    being
some  divergence  of  opinion     as    to
i whether the "s" in Queens should be
included or omitted, the powers lhat
were   in    those   days   submitted   the
point  for   Queen   Victoria's   decision.
j Thc Queen, it is stated, wilh the di-
' plomacy of a Talleyrand, gave her division  in   favor  of  neither;   she  suggested instead   the name New  Westminster,   which   the     inhabitants    of
those early days loyally accepted,    ll
���will thus be seen  that these pioneers
ot thc   Royal   City  foresaw  not  only
; strategic disabilities, but also possible
spelling complications.
Columbia  Street,  within  thc  recol-
I lection of  Mr.  Caibick,  was  then  an
j old, rough  wagon road.    There still
remains standing on Columbia Street,
j near  Elliott  Street,   the  old  original
i house   (perhaps   somewhat   repaired)
I for thc building of which Mr. Calbick
\ remembers  seeing    Indians    packing
1 the lumber up the river bank.    It was
j then  built  for  Mr.  J.  A.   R.   Homer,
one of the old timers, and who soon
after Confederation represented  New
Westminster   district  in   thc   Dominion house.
Mr. Homer was a man of much enterprise. He started probably the
first industry of the kind in the city
or on thc Lower Fraser, a small sawmill which occupied the site where
20th Street now hits the river. One
of his ventures, about the year 1864,
was to cut lumber and load a barque
for the distant shores of Australia, a
speculation, however, which came to
financial grief.
In those early days of Mr. Cal-
bick's acquaintance with New Westminster the shipping accommodation
was meagre and trade insignificant.
There were then two small wharfs.
one near the present market and the
other near the Columbia Cold Storage,
and Mr. Colbick recalls to mind the
sturdy bonis Otter, Enterprise, and
Liza Anderson, which ran between
the Royal City and Victoria and other
points. The Otter was one of the
pioneer boats of the Fraser river, and
Mr. Calbick voyaged on her in 1860
from Victoria to New Westminster.
One bygone incident recalling another, Mr. Calbick's memory after 40
or 50 years is wonderfully clear. He
remembers, for instance, driving Cap
tain Stamp, who started the Hastings
Sawmills, still doing business in Vancouver, in an old buggy from New
Westminster to the Hastings Town-
site in   1865.
lu the days when New Westminster
was still in bib and pinafore, there
were only small shacks or cabins,
baching being the order of the day,
from 6th Street and along Columbia
Street, with a few primitive stores at
the back of the lots. There were no
industries except, perhaps, the Homer
Sawmill, which employed only a few
men, and nee farming. To give work
for idle hands to do, the government
employed several hundred men during
the summer iu road making in various parts of the province. These
were mostly men of iron stamina.
In a few years 300 or 400 miles of
roads and bridges through dense
forests and over obstacles which
would have daunted men of lesser endurance and resource were built in a
stable and workmanlike condition.
One of these pioneers was Mr. Calbick, whose varied career includes
road making and mining in the Cariboo country.
In the year '860 came the historic
discovery of gold in the Similkameen
district. Thc following year the Government commenced building the
road from Hope to Similkameen, and
Mr. Calbick was one of those so in
ployed. But thc lure of gold bee,one
too irresistible; men deserted road-
making, and rushed to the Cariboo
geeld fields. The rush became a stampede, and Mr. Calbick was one of thee
many who sought sudden fortune,
but who came back "broke" to New
Westminster. What money was
made was swallowed up in expensive
outfits, transportation and heavy
charges for provisions, such prices as
$1.25 per pound for flour, and $1.50
per pound for beans being typical
Again in 1865-6 look place the Big
Bend gold rush, about 100 miles
above Rcvclstoke, and Mr. Calbick
tried once more his luck at thc mines.
The journey was long and dangerous.
Tramping to Savona's Ferry with
others he crossed in a big Indian
canoe to the head of Shuswap lake,
and from Seymour he tramped over
the Gold range mountains to the Big
Bend camp. A couple of weeks, however, proved sufficient experience of
this mine, which had been over-
boosted. Returning down the Columbia river, Mr. Calbick's canoe passed
safely over thc Death Rapids, a few
days before a Victoria party were
drowned in its perilous waters.
Adverting to the Cariboo gold rush,
Mr. Calbick recalls an Indian massacre which took place in those memorable days. With the object, it is
said, of "dishing" New Westminster
projects, certain Victoria people iu
1862-3 conceived the plan of building
a road from Bute Inlet to the Cariboo,
and a Mr. Alfred Warrington, a man
of means, undertook the enterprise.
Thc workmen had not been long employed, however, on the job when the
parly were attacked by Indians, and
about 15 men massacred. The following year the government sent a
punitive expedition in a gunboat under
the charge of Judge Brew, and thc
Indians were eventually captured and
hung. The projected road was
abandoned although the Indians had
received a salutary lesson.
Among the many interesting recollections of New Westminster Mr. Calbick remembers the old mint which
for a brief period turned out new
coins of the realm near where the
present civic hall is situated. After
coining a small number of gold pieces
a sudden and mysterious order came
from headquarters in London, and
the mint was closed down. A few of
the coins are supposed to be in thc
possession of local residents, and are
of considerable value.
A. Arnold found himself the defendant in a charge of riding after
sunset without showing a rear red
light. Over rough roads lights shake
out, and Magistrates are not so severe on this violation of the Statutes,
recognizing the justice of the above
* *   *
The police have received strict instructions to prosecute in every case
where teamsters cross thc sidewalk.
The first charge came up on Saturday last. Owing to it being the
first case a nominal fine of one dollar was imposed.
* *    *
H. Mirolee, a Japanese, found himself facing two charges of infraction
of the bylaws���blasting after sunset
and having more gunpowder than allowed. He was fined $5 and costs
of $6.50.
* *   *
Stephen Courtnan was charged
with blasting without a permit, also
with careless blasting. He was fined
$5 and $6.50 costs.
Monday Next, Sept. 23, al 4 p.mj
Attractive  and   Importan!
GLADSTONE   PARK,   ,    ncr i
naimo and Governmem Road
( Inside Cily Litnii
To builders for 6 mon
1 1-6 acres, Boundary Road, near!
2 Road. Prolific Orchard, good Fi]
roeim House, Chicken Houses, (
Included  in  this
Property Auctio
50 acres, South Westminster
Good  Lots Victoria Drive'.  N'anai
and Bruce Street-
1625 2nd Avenue East, choice re
dence,   immediate  possessi
Will   sell   the   above   bv lioi
12.1  Pender West,  Duncan   Wo
On  thc above date at 4 p.m.
Maps and  full particular- ��������� ��� ab
Legal Notices
SEALED TENDERS marked "Tenden
School Site" will be received up t< - o'c
noon on Tuesday, September 24 .312.
dressed to the undersigned, tor a s liool si
consisting of not less than four acres
trict lots 330 or 331.
The   lowest   or   any   tender   not   iiecessaij
Board  of   School  Trustees  eif  Sou'b  Vam
ver,   Box   59,   Cedar  Cottage,   B    C.
SEALED  TENDERS iii.nl ���
Two-roomed   School"   will   be   rce
12   o'clock   noon  on  Tuesday,   Se
1912,   addressed   to  the   undersi
erection    and    completion    of    a
frame     school     on    the     Wesl
school   site,   blocks  73   and  soul!.
district  lot 51.
Plans and specifications may b'
the  office  of  the  architect,  Jos
Esq.,   116  Crown  Building,  Penel.
Vancouver,   B.   C.
Tendera must be accompanieel
cheque for 5 per cent, of the am.1
The   lowest   or   any   tender   n
WM.    Ki
Board ol School Trustees of Soul
Box   59,   Cedar  Cottage,  B.   C
al up
d  for
.jlf of
Sunt y
.i marl
if tend)
School Deska" will be received up
noon   on   Tuesday,   September   2
dressed   to   the   undersigned   foi
(more or  less)  school desks.
Tenderers  must be in a posi' e
samples of desks tendered on
tion of the  Board.
The   lowest  or  any  tender   n i
WM.   K
Board of School Trustees of Sou'
Box 59, Cedar Cottage, B. C.
I 12 o'cll
.iijoiit !.l
to subi
ihe inipj
A new and important musical W"
ment has been inaugurated i'i t-anM
by thc suggestion and encourage^']
of  the   Duke   and   Duchess  of Wj
naught.     The   scheme   will   lia>'c
starting point this autumn when l\
newly   organized  Hambourg vein
Society, of Toronto, direclnl hy ��J
Michael  Hambourg, his sons Jail
Boris, with others, will inauguratj-
musical  season  with  "public ttw
sals," which will be a real nlll"VJ:'i
in  this  country.    Their  Royal mg
ncsses   have   placed   the     series
concerts  under  their  immediate P^
ronagc;     the    programme     will,
course,  embrace the    finest    m��s .
pieces of the classical, romantic ���
later modem composers, both M -
and ensemble.   On thc day Pr'c.f��j
thc concerts will occur the "piili��c(
hcarsals," which ticket holders arc
titled   to   attend,  and  whieh  are   .
pected to result in the broadest w (
fit  to  music lovers  and  studem
.iiusic.    The  society  dWeadj   "'
large membership. afURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1912
[South Vancouver
| Cor. Ross and Bodwell Rd.
Res. Phone . Fraser 116
Grant Phipps
ncccssor to M. Jenkins)
fotimstes given      JOYCE STREET
iGreene & Merkley
Mortuary and Service Chapel
305 Pender St. W.
Day or Night Phone : Sey. 340
If you want good  shoe
repairing, try
11210 Main Street, near 16th Avenue
iToronto  Furniture
iFurnish   Houses   at   Very   Moderate
Call and See
M. H. COWAN, Proprietor
Phone :    Fairmont 1660
|For Coal and Wood Phone Fair. 404
Order    Office :    3418   Commercial
Street, Cedar  Cottage
(Adjoining  car  terminus)
Terms Cash
Melrose Nursing Home
Special attention given to Maternity
cases.  Terms moderate.
Mrs. Edgerton
|825 25th Ave.  East���Phone : Fair. 987
Twenly-eighth  Ave.  and  Main   Street
| Hosts Hall  and  Weatley,   Graduated   Nurses
Terms Moderate
Phone :  Fairmont 2165
[South Vancouver Dairy
4005 Fraser Street
Ernest Shaw, D.C.
doctor of Chiropratic)
"0  2..id   Avenue   East,   close   to
Main Street
Hours    1.30 till 6.    Consultation free
.Cliite ;iraclic succeeds where medi-
Unela.'s. For all complaints, whether
Kutc or chronic, Chiropractic is jusl
f the th -lgi
Kenneth Fraser
S20 Metropolitan Building
(Student at the Beaux Arts)
Grandview Sign Works
'235 Commercial Drive and Earb Road
Phone t Seymour 5738
You'll say so, if you try us.
surf ni1 ,water'tanks, wire wound wood pipe
'1 ce,ntinuous fitave pipe made in all sizes,
juniciiial Construction Co. Ltd., 319 Pender
btr��t, Vancouver,  11.  C.
Communications of news items
for insertion in "The Chinook"
will he welcomed, and readers are
askcd to mail or telephone (Fair-
gont 1874) items to this office.
Personal items and notices of
Meetings and gatherings will be
Particularly welcomed.
If parent! would e.nly si.i\t talking,I
and learn a lesson of constancy, lay,
from the fierce oi gravity and lire, an I
obedient  child would ne.t  be  io hard j
tu find.    See bow  se.e.n g child learns'
In  guard against  falling.    Why?   Be
cause he soon learns that a fall meant
a painful bump. He learns very
quickly to avoid a hot stove because
he sejeen learns that le, louch it means
a painful burn. By the same te.kin
he can learn t.e pay equal and swift
attention to necessary and just atith-
urity because- tee be inatte-utive is painful���painful because nf banishment,
nf deprivation eef a meal, of a pleasure!
of anything that the punishment best
Ills. Mothers are often too busy ur
Inn careless or tun lnng-suffcring lo
dei more than talk, and the child
knowB it. A mother will again and
again tell a child tu do this or that
without even noticing whether her
orders are obeyed. The child soon
sees this, dues not obey the orders,
and the mother dues not enforce
them. Another ineffective habit takes
the form of an effort to avoid discipline by telling a child what will
happen tn him if he does nut do thus
and su. This is always a mistake, fur
the child instinctively feels that there
is no hurry : that there is no necessity for immediate obedience, Method!
of threats always prove fatal to the
habit eif obedience. The only effective punishment is that which
cniiics instantly and out of a clear
sky,  and the less  that  is  said  about
it thc better.
*    *    *
With the constant preaching feir
the modern woman to do there should
also be a word now and then as to
what a woman can best afford imt tn
do. The pressure upon the time and
the strain upon tbe attention of
thousands of women grow continually greater, and the multiplicity of
distractions waxes with confusing
rapidity. If the modern woman is
freed, in a measure, from the duties
which commanded her grandmother,
it is alsei true that she has taken up
enough new ones to till her life as
full as. if not fuller than, her grandmother ever dreamed of lilling her
life. As it is essential to the physical, menial and moral well-being
of any woman to acquire, it is likewise
essential that she set herself steadfastly to practise thc gospel nf elimination) She must make for herself a
standard nf values adapted tn her
particular conditions : she must determine carefully and deliberately
what she cannot .afford to forego,
what she may take e>r leave at pleasure, and what she is wiser tee eliminate altogether. The third of these
is the most difficult. Obvious facts
determine that senile things cannot be
put aside, but equally true is it that
nei especial harm wnuld follow if
Others were neglected. It is of Ibis
latter class that she should select
wisely what shall be left untried. It
is ci line to the lime when the wisdom
of a given life is largely determined
by what is purposely left undone. "I
am trying tn learn not tn do," an
overtired woman said recently; and
thc wise mortal, man or woman, is
the one who, without waiting to be
forced to it by overstrain, learns what
not to do as well as what to do.
There are just so many hours in a
day. Thc secret of their wisest use is
in letting go the things that are not
worth while.
. *    *    *
A writer in a United Slates monthly
discusses the high cost of living in a
plain manner. After showing how
prices of foodstuffs have advanced
during the past few years, while there
has been a wasteful exploitation of
lhe natural resources of the countries,
he goes on tn say :
So, in my judgment, it was no one
influence, but several Influences working together, which brought about
the advance in cost of so many of the
ordinary necessaries nf life,    l'irst on
the list I should put ihe crowding nf
the population into lhe cities, lu all
the leading countries of the world the
population of the cities is increasing
from three In four limes as fast as the
population "f lhe rural districts.
What dues that mean? I'll sinew
you, The (armor is the man who
feeds all nf us. His city cousin makes
shoes and machinery, tinware and
furniture; he prints bonks, builds rail
roads and dues olher things which are
useful in their place; but, though he
must eat in order to live, he makes
nothing which he can use to lill his
own stomach.
In short, the cities are populated
with food cntisuniers whei are not
food producers. As a consequence,
we see the farmer called upon to produce food in response to demands
from the cities which increase as
steadily as the cities themselves increase. Meanwhile, though be is doing all he can to make his land yield
mure, he cannot keep ahead of these
larger and larger calls. Naturally the
prices he charges for his products go
up; lirst, because he has to buy better
farm machinery, fertilizers, live stuck,
etc., than he used to; second, because
thc more people want to buy of him
thc higher prices they are willing to
Pav- , .     .
Right here, as  I  look at it, is the
starting point of this whole matter
of increased cost of living. As the
prices of foods rise thc wages of
workingmen who have to buy these
foods must be raised in their turn.
and the manufacturer who employs
them has to charge more for his goods
in order to get his money baek. The
doctor, when he goes to buy clothes
for his family, and crockery and hardware for his house, finds these things
costing more, so he charges his patients a three-dollar fee for services
that formerly cost only two dollars;
and thus thc inflation spreads by degrees through every walk in life.
But, an I said at the start, there
arc several influences at work; and
the next in importance, in my opinion,
is the higher standard of living among
our people. We all cat better food,
live in better houses, dress better,
read more books, enjoy more amusements,  travel  more  and  consult  thc
dneieer oftener than t,i o\<\. We in-
elulge ii) greater ease and luxury even
in the transaction uf oui every day
bu sineai,
l'"r instance, when we lived in the
suburbs Cornelia uaed t'e do all her
mure  important   shopping  in   town.
CeorgC and Amy were jusl at the mis
chievoui age; see, tee rclie-\c her mind,
Cornelia used to take them with her.
She made moil nf In i  purchase! al
a big department Store, because there
the could find under one r<.<>i nearly
all the things she wanted. When sin
entered the sture she went first to thc
day nursery, where she left the youngsters in charge of a pleasant-faced,
cheery voiced matron, who amused
them and the other children in her
care wilh games and toys till they
were called feer by their parents.
Meanwhile Cornelia, when she had
supplied her nieest Immediate needs,
would gei te> ihe rest-room for half an
hour e,r see, and then return In her
attack upon tin' counters, 'inward
the close of the day linn- was always
an organ coneert in a spacious auditorium upstairs, free In thc patrons
nf thc store.
Telephones were everywhere, so
that she could communicate with the
nursery at intervals and find nut how
thc children were gelling along; or
with me at my office, tu ascertain
what train I was gning out on; "r
with eeiir maid at home, tei advise
about details of dinner. She never
carried a bundle home, fur the store
delivered everything, though we lived
twenty miles mit nf town. Sine never
had to carry any money with her, as
thc store encouraged ber t" run up
bills which were settled monthly. And
I believe thc store even offered to pay
the fares of its customers from and
to their near-by homes on condition
that they bought a certain number nf
dollars' worth of goods at one visit;
though we never took advantage uf
that offer ourselves.
Cornelia thought all this was greal.
So did  I���great as an example of the
enterprise of one establishment in distancing its competitors. Hut 1 soppiest- I was belter able than Cornelia
lo peep beneath ihe surface and lee
how much the whole cost, not to the
store, but  to the  customer.
With rents where they are no merchant can afford tn surrender so much
of his space to nurseries and rest-
reioms and auditoriums without gel-
ting his money back from some
source; the same is true uf the salaries nf the matron and her helpers,
nf the organist at the cnncerls. and nf
the   bookkeepers   who   have     charge
exclusively of customers' monthly ac.
Counts;   and   when   we   add   tn   thess
items the cost of an extensive telephone service, and of running wagons
and automobiles tn deliver parcels,
and I'esses freun the bad debts nf
trusted customers, it is plain that
somebody is paying a pretty penny for
all the luxury of modern shopping.
Who is it?
���   *   t
Home-made  Things
We   love   Ihe   word   "home,"     anel
about anything "home-made" ihere
is a charm which appeals to all. An
example of this is the call for hand-
woven bed coverlets made by students of Bcrca College, Kentucky, as
payment for tuition. A few of the
coverlets found their way to thc large
cities and created a demand that mote
than taxed thc resources uf lhe women weavers of the Kentucky mountain region. The president eif licrea
tiink charge, and. by standardizing the
product and encouraging new designs, has conserved the interests of
all. Other successful ventures of this
surt are the Log Cabin Settlement,
in Asheville, N.C., manufacturing coverlets and rugs; thc Cottage Industries Guild, of Allanstad, N.C., and
similar industries ill I'equaket and
I'lainlield,  N.H.
In many communities there are
useful and artistic articles made in
the home, which, if an organized market were developed, might bring in a
good   income.      This   is   particularly
true eef home-made food products,
much  in   demand   and   commanding
fancy  prices.     An   example nf  ihis  is
la flourishing co-operative industry on
'Cape-   Cod,   engaged   in   making   and
marketing cranberry sauce. The National lliune Products League proposes, by standardization, lei revive
home crafts. The fanner should ii"t
only prndtice, bul manufacture as
The movement is right hi line wilh
I the revival of crafrraanship, for which
Ceiiiznii Borglura eloquently pleads in
the   "Craftsman."     Our   crafts   have
Inst, he says, the "solicitous touch of
man," and our    democracy,    which
should have cherished, has destroyed
handicrafts by  the    substitution    e.f
machine production!    If, as Mr.   Beer-
glum   says,   "the   real   artist   is   ninc-
1 tenths of thc time a craftsman, and it
lis only in lhat small one-tenth of lhe
I time that he rises to the elevated po-
I sitiein of a prophet and master." then
I the revival of the  "home-made" and
"hand-made"   will   have   not   only   a
i utilitarian  value,   but   be  a   contribu-
| tion, also, to the cause of art.
"Go on!" put in others still.
"I was saying when my friend [
interrupted me, -aiel the orator impressively, "that after a twenty years'
acquaintance- with the subject e.f my I
discourse this afternoon, I can lay
without fear eef contradiction that he,
mure   than   any   other   man   in   thi.-
broad land of mn,    today,   is   the
Here- he paused lee make what was
tu follow more impressive, bin alas.,
there was to bi in. more. Tbe pop
ulace al this point rose up as one
man and hissed, yelled, threatened,
Indulged in cat calls, limns, boos, snd
other ominous ejaculations) in the
midsl e.f which a well directed brick
placed the ��� ,r.,t, t- In.r- de combat.
"What on earth ever induced you,
knowing tins man's popularity in this
district, in call him -lutf!-" asked the
doctor, a-, tin orator regained con
iciousness. "Did you want to com
mit suicide?"
"I eiiiin't call him tsuff," groaned
the eerate.r. hysterically. "What I
meant to say was that be was the
: stuff of which heroes and immortals
are made, but the crowd didn't let
me  finish."
Conversation Indulged in by the
Average Husband at Occasional
Marital Intervals
"But, my dear "
"Yuu   know   that   isn't  so.   I "
"What's lhe use? I "
"Now if you will just wait a minute
I think I can explain lhe whole ".
"My dear girl, you must remember I
thai "
"I wouldn't do such a thing. Y'.u
e,tight   tei   kne,w "
"I am ready to admit anything you
say, but "
"Don't yem thmk you're nally unreasonable? Now, "i course, I "
"lint jusl listen a moment, you know
that "
"I swear to you lhat I never intended "
"Greal  Scottl it would be "
"Hut I didn't, I couldn't, it wouldn't
be-    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
"Of course nut, yuu might to know
that. Haven't we lived together
all "
"Now please wait a minute, if you
will only give mc a chance,   1��� "
"I don't see how you can say I was
unreasonable; didn't you "
"But, dearie, it's a perfectly simple
proposition,  now you just "
"What do you expect? Haven't 1
; always "
"Hut there never was a time
i whcn-
iii. ei	
"Oh, say I  Xow look here, you "
"I'll bc hanged if I understand "
"Ob, can't you sec? Xow, here "
"Oh, well, if vnu feel that wav about
it,   I "
"Never thought of such a thing;
wouldn't do it for "
"It hurls me t'i think that you would
believe   that."
"Yes, it breaks mc all up when 1
ci insider "
"Hut why make such a fuss about a
little thing like "
"You started it, 1 "
"Hut 1 am ready to admit anything,
make any  sacrifice, if "
"But what have I dune"' Haven't
I "
"We.n't   yuu  please "
"Hut  if you "
"Yuu know   1 didn't  mean  il."
"Hut  haven't   I    admitted
Sing a song nf suffragettes,
Sing and yell and dance.
Pockets in   their coals and  vesls,
And puckcts in their���skirts.
When  tlu-  sisters gather,
They  play  fur  every  trick.
They'll hii  mere man  with argument.
They'll bit  him wilh a brick.
Willie's in   thc  laundry
Washing up the clothes ;
Teeiuniie's  in  thc  sewing-room
Darning   up   the   hose.
Father's in   the kitchen,
As mad as a persimmon,
While mother's somewhere    on    the
Shouting, "Votes feer women."
 ��� ^ ���	
Husband.���Whal!    The  fifth  sum
iner hai'    This  is outrageous.
Wife.���Never  mind,  dear,  fall  will
sunn   be   here.
*    +    *
First   Deaf  Mine ���I Ie  wasn't    - i
very  angry,  was  he?
Second Deaf Mute.���lie- was ��o wild
that ihe wends he used almost txlia
tered his fingers,
ele       ���        ek
Freddie.���What's an optimist, dad?
I'l.liwigger.��� lie's   the   fellow    who
I doesn't  know   what's  coming  tee  him
to figure out how  much  time your clerks
waste each day in walking to and
from the telephone ?
An Extension Telephone
on the counter or desk will prevent it.
Only 5 Cents Per Day
for either a "WALL" or "DESK" set.
Call up the Contract Agent
Seymour 6070
British Columbia Telephone
Company Limited
South Vancouver
We have the best buys in the C. P. R. district. These lots
are high and very light clearing. Price SI 500.00. Cash 14 ;
balance 1, 2, and 3 years, at 6 per cent, interest.
For Sale or Exchange���Six-room Modern House, Ontario
Street. Will sell on very easy terms, or will take gocxl
Building Lot as first payment.
J. A. KERR & CO.
Real Estate Brokers
3332 MAIN STREET        Phone: Fairmont 822
"It's   not   the  house   that   makes   the   home
It's the love that is inside."
I'll supply you with the house on easy terms���viz., $300 down and
the balance monthly, to suit your purse.
I supply the house and you supply thc rest���love, etc.
Prices  range  from  $1,000  to $S,000
R. J. McLauchlan
4123 Main Street
Phone :  Fair.  1607
W'e have' inst received our Fall Samples, and hue- over four
hundred !������ choose from. We sell iln- BEST MADE-TO-MEASURE
CLOTHES IN CANADA. Every suil guaranteed or money re
funded These garments speak for themselves in regard to Perfection of Kit, Quality of Fabric. Variety of Pattern, and Exclusiveness
of Style, togethei  with High-class   tailoring,
Note --* lur'prices arc in mi 15 to 20 per een I  ie -- than in the City,
N'eeu thai ihe e I evenings are here yem need a Sweatei  0
lie Mire' r.�� sec our well assorted ^'ock    Prices $1 5 I .,ti<V up.
4134 Main St., next  City Heights P. O.
The Injudicious Pau ~.
The orator stood calmly on the
platform and gazed out over the great
sea of faces before him. He had conic
to make an address on the subject of
the Idol of the Hour, and he was
looking forward to thc triumph of
his  career.
"My friends and fellow-citizens,"
he said, "I have come here this afternoon to speak to you on the subject
of  the  Honorable���"
"Hooray! Whoopee! Tiger" cried
thc Populace, not waiting for the
name, going off into a frenzy of excitement at thc mere suggestion of the
"I have studied his character for
many years, gentlemen," continued
the orater, "and I can say to you
without fear of contradiction that
he is the stuff���"
"What's that?" cried an excited man
directly in front of thc platform.
"Silence!"   cried   others.
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Strenuous Efforts Are Being Made to Dispose
of the McMillan Diamond and Jewellery Stock
Our watch stock is replete with all standard makes 'if reliable watches. In this department, as in
all e.thcrs. "OUR WATCHWORD IS RELIABILITY." We guarantee every watch that leaves this
store. Prices have been cut down unreasonably low, and any person requiring a watch can have his
wants supplied here at a substantial sayings of dollars,
$7.00 gent's watches        $3.00       $20.00 ladies' watches     $12.95
����92 gent> watc!,cs      JJ-ffi       $25.00 ladies' watches     $16.95
$22.50 gent's watches    $12.50       r	
$30.00 gent's watches     $15.00       ^O-00 Ia(hes  sollcl Sold watches $20
$35.00 gent's watches      $20.00       $90.00 gent's solid gold watches $50
Any kind and any price, freun the $3.00 nickel case watch to the ladies' diamond studded or gentlemen's massive solid 18kt. gold repeater
Prices Range from $3.00 to $300
When You Think Perfect Diamonds���Think
McMILLAN, the Diamond Specialist
541 Hastings St. West, next to David Spencer, Ltd.
Sale Opens at 8 a.m. Daily. FOUR
Every Saturday by the Greater Vancouver Publiiheri Limited.
Corner   Thirtieth   Avenue   and   Main   Street.   South   Vancouver,   B. C.
George  M.   Murray,  President  and  Managing  Director.
Herbert  A.   Stein.  Viae-Pr��ident  and   Managing  Editor.
John Jackson.  Mechanical Superintendent.
TELEPHONE :    All departmenta   Fairmont 1B74
To  all  point!  in   Canada.   United   Kingdom,   Newfoundland,   New
Zealand, and other British Possessions :
One    Year     %2M
Six  Months      100
Three   Months    50
Postage to American, European and other Foreign Countries, 11.00
per year extra.
TO CORRESPONDENTS : We will not print anonymoi s letter.,
though inviting communications on current events, to be published
over the writer's signature.
WHEN' Lord Rosebery was criticising the Liberal
policy of thc late Campbell-Bannerman, he said the
Liberals wcre "ploughing thc sands"���a phrase which has
now become world-wide. The present Council of South
Vancouver are "ploughing the sands," and when thc waters
arise, no trace of their work will be found.
We sympathize with the Council in their unfortunate
position. They find themselves fixed upon the horns of a
dilemma. The question arises, How are they best able to
extract themselves with the least show of discomfort and
loss of prestige? When the present Council were elected
to power, one of the planks of their programme was annexation. With the coming of power came knowledge���
slowly at first, but later it was borne upon them in force
that annexation for many years to come was an impossibility.
As every ratepayer knows, lhe amount of work which
the Council had to handle was more than sufficient to
keep them occupied for the first six months after their
accession to power. While murmurs were heard from the
meire extreme annexationists, the moderate, or largest
majority allowed the question to lie in abeyance, seeing
only too plainly that the Council were engaged in more
necessiteuis work. However, as time passed on, a change
began to pass over thc South Vancouver electorate as to
thc wisdom of annexation. The Council knowing that
this change was taking place, can we wonder at the hesitancy they have shown in tackling thc matter? But goaded
on by the more extreme annexationists and a desire to keep
faith with the people, they have at last taken the matter
up in earnest. The only fault we can find with them is
that they did not take the people fully into their confidence and let them know of the insurmountable difficulties that lay in the path of annexation.
The Attorney-General has already told them that under
no consideration whatever will the Government grant
annexation unless it can be demonstrated that such annexation will bc the desire of a great majority of the
people, and that it will not only prove beneficial to the
two contracting parties, but to thc peninsula as a whole.
Moreover, the Attorney-General has stated that the Government do not desire, to see annexation take place
till all Ihe other surrounding municipalities show a desire
to be annexed���which is not the case at present. Another
matter the Government point lo lu thc way of annexation
is that Vancouver has as much to do in looking after herself as she is able to handle.
Great schemes of dockage, sewerage, and railway construction are about to take place within Vancouver) while
in many parts roads and streets are disgraceful, even to a
municipality. She has no money to finance the schemes
that are urgently called for. In the past her Council have
shown no greater aptitude in carrying on thc work than
the outside Councils have shown. Under these circumstances, can wc wonder at thc Government's refusal to
���consider annexation?
Rightly the Government say that natural developments
will best take place under separate cities. The greater
schemes, such as water, sewerage, and public utilities, can
be worked by joint commission, as in other cities so situated. Vancouver, having a special charter, is unable to reap
the full benefits of annexation for at least two years. The
borrowing powers arc regulated on an average of the
assessments for the past three years. How, then, could
Vancouver finance South Vancouver during the period that
���would elapse between annexation and the time that she
could borrow on her assessment?
It is this knowledge���which only came to the South
Vancouver Council after the last election���that causes them
to now take up thc annexation question in such a halfhearted manner as they have done. Can wc wonder lhat
they see their work is useless? Their labor comes to
naught, while vital and pressing questions are continually
clamoring for attention, lint cannot bc settled till the
bogey of annexation is laid to rest.
Let thc Council now come forward and tell thc people
thc exact obstacles that are in the way. Last year the
ratepayers did not understand annexation, but they are
now educated up to it. It is only a few who now clamor
for annexation. One of thc most persistent of these, while
dilating upon it, told his friends : "If annexation came to
pass it would cause a move in real estate," and during that
move he would sell out all his interests and remove to
Shaughnessy Heights, where he had bought a few nice
These arc the class of people that are goading the Council on. No right sentiment animates them. They simply
want to create a move just now, and then unload. What
will it signify to them if South Vancouver remains stagnant for the following years? They will be out, living in
their bungalow at Point Grey or Shaughnessy Heights.
They will have sucked the carcass dry.
Let the ratepayers show in a practical manner that they
will uphold thc Council in any honorable action they may
take to drop this question, and Are have no hesitancy in
saying that the Council, who are acquainted with all the
facts, with all thc possibilities that we have of making this
a great city, will bc only too glad to withdraw the subject.
and they decieleel that the obligation to wait was clearly
put upon the caller. Hut the controversy did not end
there. The callces then took a hand in the fray. The
value of thc time wasted by one city man in waiting for
telephone call- was valued by him at $10,000, and he thus
slated his grievance :
"Well, you know if somebody wants you on the telephone he tells his clerk or his private secretary, or if it's
a woman she tells her maid to get your number. Very
well. Then your clerk or yeetir private secretary gets the
ring and says 'Whom do vou want?' and they say they
want you. Good, Then you come to the telephone Hul
what happens? A voice says 'Wait a moment, please,' and
you wait, fuming, feir a good many minutes, as a rule,
until the lomebody who really wants you can he fetched."
This gave another letter-writer an opportunity to have
a till against the ladies, and he put it in this way :
"I know, I suffer in that way daily. Women arc especially bad. As soon as they've asked for you they apparently go up to the lop of the house or out for a walk.
It takes ages to find them, and all the time you're there
with your car glued lo thc receiver, and the precious moments you can never recover are flying away."
The discussion in New York resulted from thc action
of thc telephone company in undertaking to give lessons
in good manners to its customers free of charge, in this
wise :
"When you have called a wrong number, apologize.
Practically, you have been caught driving up thc wrong
side of thc road crowded with traffic.
"Above all things, speak pleasantly. The person with
whom you are talking cannot see you. You must make
your impression wholly through the tone of your voice
and by what you say."
One correspondent in the New York discussion wrote of
telephoning as an art :
"Assume that you are Mr. Jones, Last spring you became a customer of the house and talked several times
over the telephone with its president, Mr. Smith. Then
you went to Europe for three months. Thc first day hack
home it is certainly astonishing on calling up that house
to hear its telephone operator greet you by name, just as
though you had been around the corner for five minutes.
" 'Ah, this is Mr. Jones,' she says, pleasantly; 'would you
like to talk with Mr. Smith again?'"
"Also, dear public, when you use thc telephone identify
yourself at the first drive.
"By answering so you avoid the common 'Hello, who
are you?' an inquiry which usually provokes cross-questions, breeds ill-temper, and starts telephone talk against
the grain."
How the City of Vancouver
Receives Annexation Terms
Opinions of the civic committee on
the proposals as made by South
Vancouver���Terms considered too
I71GURES given out by the census department at Ottawa
* concerning Ihe industrial activities in the West place
Vancouver in second position in Western Canada in manufactories. Winnipeg lakes precedence, but it is only by a
small margin. Ihe amount of capital involved being almost
as much in Vancouver as in the Prairie City. The report
comes as a result of the recent census, and is an indication that in the establishment of industries Vancouver is
keeping pace with its remarkable development.
Such a report cannot but impress upon residents of
South Vancouver the possibilities of their own waterfront along the North Arm of the Eraser River. Practically all thc industrial life of Vancouver centres around
Burrard Inlet and False Creek. Of course, there arc
manufactories not located on these waters, but the ideal
position for all industrial activities is on sites where
there arc rail and water facilities. With Burrard Inlet and
False Creek already becoming congested, what better
sites for manufacturing purposes are left within easy reach
of Vancouver than the shores of the North Arm of the
Fraser River? Not only have there been promises by the
Dominion Government as to the development of that Arm
as a harbor, but this whole stretch of fresh water, and the
land lying contiguous lo it, lend themselves ideally to the
creation of an industrial centre. Only few, perhaps, place
the correct value upon Ihis waterfront in the ultimate
development of South Vancouver.
It is an established fact that thc presence of industries
is one of the greatest factors in thc up-building of stable
and prosperous communities. No city, or municipality
for that matter, can hope to expand to its fullest possibilities unless there is a proportionate expansion in industrial life.
The North Arm of the Fraser River has wonderful possibilities. It is not for the ratepayers of South \ ancouver
to barter it away lor a mess of pottage.
MOWHERE throughout the length and breadth of the
1 ' nation did His Royal Highness Ihe Duke of Con-
naught receive a grainier welcome than that afforded hilt]
on his arrival at the sheires of Burrard Inlet. The full-
throated, open hearted cheers of the most Imperial people
under lhe British flag followed his progress Ihrough Ihe
Cily. Vancouver gave a Royal welcome to her Royal
This world's a stage, they tell us, and upon it the Duke
of Connaught is playing his royal part. Ay, and it must
be a sad part in spots. Just think of the job of visiting a
score of Western towns, absorbing a score of stiff muni
cipal addresses, going Ihrough the process of seeing the
"points of interest" at the various stops of the Royal
Express, receiving thc stately reception committees and
thc like.
There is no question but that Richard Ccettr de Lion's
journeys in quest of the Holy Sepulchre wcre summer
vacations as compared with some of thc pilgrimages his
descendants take upon themselves in these days.
Well done, Royal Duke! You have sacked every hamlet between the Pacific and thc Great Lakes; and back to
Rideau Hall you carry in your commissary rich treasure
from your valiant conquest���the heart of every Western
Canadian mother's son.
WHILE the question of telephone etiquette may appear
a trivial one on the surface, the fact remains that
this point has been the subject of discussion in the papers
of both New York and London. The discussion was
started in London by a very busy man, who was anxious
to know whether, when he instructed his clerk to call up
an equally busy man, he should remain with his ear glued
to the receiver or whether the party called should
wait while the caller was sent for or the call switched
on to his desk phone. So warm did the discussion become that the opinion of the telephone experts was sought,
When the Minister of Public Works of the Dominion
Government visits the Pacific Coast soon, it will bc thc
duty of the South Vancouver Board of Trade to bring
before the notice of Hon. Mr. Monk the full possibilities
of the North Arm of the Fraser River. The Dominion
Government is prepared to go a considerable length towards the creation of a harbor on this stretch of fresh
water, but much will depend upon thc report of Mr.
Monk's personal observations.
Thc annual exhibition of the Central Park Agricultural
Society and Farmers' Institute at Central Park last week
was a creditable exhibition, and as a stimulant to the production of better fruit, garden and other produce its usefulness is inestimable. Next year the society plans a
bigger and better exhibit than ever.
(From the Vancouver "Province")
Taking lhe view lhat South Vancouver is asking abejut three times
toei much feer an annexation basis, lhe
civic annexation committee declined
the other afternoon te, accept lhe
terms from the municipality, and instead concluded tee invite the Semih
Vancouver Council to come into the
City on some day to be chosen iu
order to "talk it over."
The lirst demand of South VancOU
ver was for the expenditure eef $5,-
(XX),000 within the municipality ill the
next two years. This was characterized by the committee as ridiculous.
Although South Vancouver has a borrowing power balance of something
over $4,000,000, it was pointed out by
Assessment Commissioner Painter in
a report submitted to the committee
that the assessment iu the municipality is on the whole about 50 per
cent,  higher than in  the city.
"Wc would have to cut this assessment down at once in order to make
it correspond with the City's," claimed AM. Baxter. "That means that
the South Vancouver assessment, now
standing at about $.39,000,(��I0, would
drop to ?2fi,000,000 if the reduction
was made at once, Thc city charter
slates that we can borrow up to 20
per cent, of thc average of thc revised
assessments for the last two years.
Then taking last year's assessment as
about thc same as this year's in South
Vancouver, which is hardly the case
by any means, the real borrowing
power of the municipality, if we annexed it in January, would drop to
about $5,000,000, or 20 per cent, of
*    *   *
How Aldermen View It
"The municipality debt right now
is over $4,660,000, so wc would gain
a balance of a few hundred thousand.
As a matter of fact, we would not get
a dollar, because the assessment of
South Vancouver last year would be
low enough to cut down the average
figure of $26,000,000, from which the
20 per cent, is laken in my calculations."
The other members of thc committee agreed with Aid. Baxter that when
thc South Vancouver assessment was
reduced to bc on a par with that of
the City there would bc no municipal
borrowing power left, so that all the
City would gain in this way would be
a large debt.
Aid. Baxter contended that in a
couple of years South Vancouver's
financial condition would be so uncertain that it would be glad to get
into the City on almost any terms at
The Anderson law suit and the
others likely to arise out of it over
tax sales in the municipality drew
thc committee's attention to the fact
that the municipality had more than
one difficulty to cope with.
While loath to give a decided "Xo"
to the annexation proposals from the
South Vancouver authorities, Aid.
White, McSpaddcn and McBeath
agreed that thc demands which had
been made could mit be entertained
at all. They said that the reason why
the City agreed to make special expenditures in Hastings and D. L. .101
on the annexation of these two districts was because they had no debts
and therefore added greatly to the
City's borrowing power. While South
Vancouver had a great area and contained much valuable property, at
the same time it would prove a very
heavy burden on the shoulders of
the City, it was considered, if admitted
tinder  the  terms named.
Number of Representatives
"We would like to have South Vancouver come in, but not on these conditions," said Aid. McBeath. "We do
not think wc owe the municipality a
elielhir when our relative positions arc
considered, and the district should
come in and lake its chances with the
eilhet Sections in regard to money
The ceimmittee thought lhat the re.
quest for I en aldermen for South Vancouver as against 16 for lhe remainder of the City was altogether excessive. Five or six aldermen would give
the district a fair representation een
a population and assessment basis, it
was claimed.
The committee declined to accept
the clause stating that the present
South Vancouver assessment was to
he continued for two years, and that
the maximum millage was not to exceed |5 mills on improved land and
25 mills on wild land. It was remark,
ed that as there is no such thing as
wild land in the City, no difference
could be made in the classification of
assessments, although no doubt there
would be due allowance for differences
in actual realty selling value.
The general opinion appeared to
be that the committee would agree to
seek uniform lighting and power
rates in Greater Vancouver, as well
as uniform telephone rates and increased postal delivery, the continuance in employment of the South Vancouver municipal office and teaching
staffs, and the procuring of a joint
cemetery for the City and adjoining
municipalities, together with thc closing eventually of the present one.
Comptroller Baldwin emphasized
the importance of taking steps to buy
a new cemetery site. Several of the
aldermen agreed with him that this
would have to bc done very soon.
Tram Franchise Question
The only argument of the afternoon
among the committee members was
on a suggestion from South Vancouver that the City pledge itself, in the
event of annexation, to secure a consolidated   tram   franchise.
"That means that we are to agree
to go down on our knees to the B.
C. Electric for something that it has
so far refused to grant on anything
The People's Trust Co.
(South Hill Post Office, South Vancouver, E.C.)
We conduct a regular Banking Business.   4 per cent, paid on all
Encourage the children to save their pennies in one of our
Savings Banks.   One Dollar starts them on the way to wealth.
Money Orders Issued and Cashed Drafts       Collections
Checks on the Corporation of South Vancouver cashed.
Business hours : 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(the hours that suit the working-man).
Fraser Street Business Lots a specialty.   Wc have best listings
Snaps in Building Lots. Lot on 46th Ave., and one on 49th Ave.,
first block west of Fraser St.; cleared; $850.
Lot on 56th Ave., first block west of Fraser St., $650.
Several high, dry cleared Lots, close to Fraser St. and Victoria
Drive, $550. $50 cash, and $10 a month.
4, 5, 6, and 7-room Modern Houses, close to the carline, fi :n
$2,000 up, on cash payment of $150 and up.    Monthly payments
Modem Houses to rent, $15 to $25.
Let us insure your buildings in the strongest Board Companies. We can also insure your Life, your Automobile, Plate
Glass, etc.   All kinds of Indemnity Insurance.
Get one of cir Accident, Health, and Sickness Policies, and
draw a revenue while yot' are in any way incapacitated.
If you want an Indemnity or Surety Bond, see us.
Bring your Conveyancing to us.
We will make your Will
Estates Managed Money Loaned Rents Collected
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 :  51st 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.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
Phones :   Seymour  7056-7818 Offices i   606-607  Bank  of  Ottawa Bldg.
Frogs and Switches, Splice and Angle Bars, Bolts and Nuts, Spikes, Etc.
8 to 801b. (per yard) RAIL8
We have supplied hundreds of miles ol track in tliis province for sheet railway-
mines and logging camps, etc.
Phone 2988
Limited        Ft. of Columbia Ave.
like reasonahle terms," commented
Aid. Baxter. "Let us wait a few years
and the company will be doing thc
'knee work.' "
AM. McSpaddcn said he favored
buying the company out. but Aid. McBeath gave it as his opinion that this
could not be done, as the citizens
would not vote for the proposition.
Aid. Baxter thought they would.
After some further discussion thc
committee concluded to adjourn, to
meet again at the call of the chair.
The South Vancouver representatives
wil! be asked to attend the next meeting.
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Dunham  Mating < >i"f the express  in  pe
fdlly preoccupied he diil not 'note ieer  ad,
Antic for?"    Dunham
anionic     -mil
-e.tnc minutes tin- other person e,n tin-
platform, lie wai going up the m>r
row gauge to a patient desperately ill
Since the patient wa- al-.. nearly hii
closeil friend, he ihivered with tick
impatience over 111. ��� hour'i wail ahead
elf   llilll
lie- vveailel haw- (.line   in Iii- far Inn
f..r  knowing  n   could   not   possibl)
lake linn ii|e ill mountainside. The
railway   climbed  il   in   semispinals, and
though there wh b health resort ai
111��- virv t'e|,. there wai ai yel no
practicable road fur driving.
The cramped, boxlike nation offend
ni him- he would nol even glance in
ilk- ii ii|iein tlii^ stilling August day
inilliieii   time -   there   is   a   feeling  like
mine  and   l.arry'-."   .
"Supp��� J developed it.'" Dun
ham said, smiling ��hiinsically. witli
y.-i ihe- hint "f a sneer!
I., nie.- Bushed "You art���stead
fast," -In replied "In spite of everything, I know you to In- a liner man
Lc'tticc""s suddenly every way than my Larry. Vou could
For th< right, no matter how hard
Larry could only die for It���under
-tre-- ol  gri al   I-' ling "
Dunham looked over her head, mus
ing   le.r   a    lite       Then     lie     said
-lowly :
' I uugbl again to say thank yem
Bat I 'ant Tin- thing that MM
'hep.-i in���all this���was that you���
left me for a worse man -Inn I hoped
you did met know it."
him.     li   ii
about  his  lip
"Because ni foolishness���and pity,"
aid    "He was eery young���and
she i|uite mad aboul him "
"Whal became of her? I never
heard," Dunham interrogated L< i
tie turned away her <-ye -. saying un
rlilj "She���she���died���two years
alter 1 have been so sorry for her,
even   though   she  was   so���unreason
"Y. nan  aheiiii   the  alimony?   I:    "We   will   mei   discuss
thought ii rather fine���her refusing sufficient thai���I hive him." Lettice
it," Dunham said, adding i" himself: answered, angry, womanlike, that he
"She knew Miller hadn't a coin to had dared iii echo her own hinted
bless himself with���ami was too deli disparagement of her idol Dunham
He strode athwart the dusty boards cate to share money "f mine which understood; she read thai in his tlii-
his  hat  pulled  low   e.ver    his    eyes,   Lettice look him." teeing   smile      li   made   her  angrier
pausinq at ihe end 'ei them in scan I understand," Lettici -aid. wiih a than ever She rose, bowed her state
the thin shade' of some stripped little shudder. "But���let's nol talk liest, and walked three steps away
cherry trees in a yard jusl beyond.      about  her, please,    I  don'l  want the-
The- shade dappled a patch of I least cloud on my happy daj
j parched ami ragged lurf beside the "I don'l understand, Dunham be-
cnessroad. Instantly he decided In gan She held up a hand, small and
Would wail in it. As instantly he fell - ift, bul capable. "You will���when
inexplicably compelled i" turn and I tell you," she panted. "I'm going
look behind. Thus he encountered up to Round Top���fur a day of���re
the eyes .,f (he other person, a wo membering. Vou see, I wenl ie. the
man, slight and trim, her faee nol Braddocks n week ago���l.arry had to
strictly beautiful, bul so radian! with leave town e,n -nine bothersome busi
civiel happiness as tee hold the effect   ness     lie-  wouldn't  be  easy  until   I
promised   to   pay    the    visit���we've
if   promised   il   leer   ages.      Tiny     have
lorable to ine1. Inn   I   ran away
��� if great beauty,
Dunham  Started  faintlv al   lighl
her.   mad
i   half-pace   toward   In'r.  b<
then stood still, muttering inaudibly :  this  morning���il  came  to  me all  at
"It can'l possibly be���ye! ii Is."   The  once this was the anniversary
stopping In say 'ever her shoulder :
"I heipeel yeeti w-eiuld be generous ami
understand. Even though >'"" are
not, I -lill lliank yen for���happiness."
She did nol look ai him again, yel
by a subtle sixth sense .-he knew he
watched her narrowly what time Iln
train whec/ed and panted up the
mountain.    Subtly  also    she    knew
when   he   quitted   it   at   th''   hall,   hall
way up.
Not until he wa- away could lhe
net back her bliss eei the morning���
hii-- in remembering the' day of days.
Il was mad. thus tn run away, hut
-In' had fell  she- must  see again the
The handsome new building of the Bank of Ottawa at the corner of Hastings and Seymour Streets, Vancouver
woman divined his mood. She held
��� ni 1 her hand tn him wilh a little bubbling laugh, saying : "Oh, Sam I Tei
think eef meeting yeeiil And here, nf
all places! I Couldn't possibly have
had anything belter happen."
"Come over in the shade and tell
me hnw il happens," he said, overlooking II"' hand, bul inclining his
head  courteously.
She Hushed lhe least bit. "1 have
wanted you tn see nie this ever and
anil ever SO lung." she said a little
breathlessly. "I thought it was the
best, the only way, tn make yell understand you bad dime a thing worth
"You are changed���so much I
scarcely knew yeiu," Dunham answered over bis shoulder, leading the
way to thc turf. He put down his
suitcase and motioned her tn be
seated, placing himself em the gra--
in front of her, but beyond hand
"Are you afraid I shall scratch yon?
Really, I haven't a claw lefl." lhe
woman said eagerly. "All I needed
to  make   mc   good   was���happiness."
"Otherwise���Larry Miller." Dun
ham said, his mouth hardening. "I
hear you have made a man eef him.
Lettice. What cevuldn'l yeiu have
done with me?"
"Nothing! Nothing whatever!" Lettice answered, her bare, slim lingers
lacing and unlacing themselves tremu
hmsly as she spoke. "Ynti see. Sam.
you are���another seirt. You didn't
need me. Then. 1 never loved JtOU
the least bit. I married you, as yeiu
knew,  to please  Brother  Hilly."
"H'ni.     Wonder   what   he   married
���Hi what?"
"Of���of meeting l.arry���don't you.
remember5     Vou   hael   taken   me.   ill   .''���'"�����   deeply   shaded   path
and desperately cross, to Round Top.
I    hated   it���hated   everything���until
he came.    Then���I  was in paradise."
"I remember," Dunham said hastily.
She leaned toward him and put her
hand upon his shoulder, saying wilh
lobbing breaths between ihe words:
"Oh, yeeti were gee.nl! N'> either man
was ever quite SO noble. Thai is why
I have wanted you In know���I" under
Stand. We couldn't help it���l.arry
and 1. Our souls drew together as
llame tei llame. And if we had kepi
apart, we should have done dreadful
things. N'nt wicked things���the sort
-"ine people do when they love���Ile
reverenced me Inn much for that, if
1 had not respected myself. Rut we
she mid have been so miserably unhappy���not ever really alive. Together we arc���happy is no word for
il. Sei happy, indeed, il awes tne tn
realize it. We dee nol even miss
children���we are so sufficient eme tei
another. Ami���and���wc owe il all
l.e vein. W'e would have nothing left
to wish for if only we could know
you  were as happy."
"Willi another wife, d'ye mean?"
Dunham asked. To Lelticc's nod he
shei.ik his head and went mi : "Thanks
���but that is nut nf thc question. I
might fare' even worse the second
"You couldn't," Lettice saiel. her
voice warm and friendly. "Any rcas
.enable'    woman    would   be    bnund    te'
adore yem.    1 was always unreasonable,    Then, teen, it is only once in a
prawling.   untidy   hotel,     lhe     Stone
urbe'il well i'i healing, lhe long, vine
tO        tile
brneek, and lhe eipen space beyond il
where the advanced anions lhe guests
hael set  up tennis courts.
She had met Larry face te> face in
the path���Larry, lean, lazy, ugly, bril
liantly unsuccessful, matelcss. Anne
| had lefl him three months before tie
go back to her old place a- private
secretary. Something had shut freun
eye tn eye, from heart tn heart; he
had turned and walked beside her.
saying hardly anything���and all lhe
while she had thrilled as though finding  herself for the lirst  time alive.
For a month they had kept silence
���ceintcnt only with an understanding. Then he had taken her in bis
arms, saying boldly : "You belong
to me. I shall lake' you iheeugh the
Whole   world   stands   between."
They bad fallen t.i planning, almost prosaically, hnw Dunham sheuild
be told when he came next afternoon,
and hnw Anne should be made tn understand Ihe situation with the least
hurl  t.i her pride.
They had really considered those
others rathef more than themselves.
Lettice was proud to recall it. She
did nol lei herself dwell on the months
"f s'.ress lhat came later���the Western
hilling, the days that had seemed endless���hardly even upon the blissful
home-coming,   free   and   well-beloved.
Dunham had acted nobly, easing the
-train a.- much as possible. He had
��� lelieately proffered a lump sunt instead of alimony. It was that which
had enabled Lettice to set up the new
home, a  place of modest luxury, yet
the background Larry needed most."
lie had done his part manfully-:
A"U are my life, my inspiration," he
had -aid to her almost every day.
Tiny were more than lovers; they
were comrades, the closes! and truest.
Sin supplemented his lack-, he sweet
ened and broadened In-r nature. Together it seemed tei her they had
reached a ripened happiness lhat in
itself justified any sacrifice.
Happiness bad truly ennobled her.
She had ceased to bate Anne for
hairing preceded hei and tailed. In
place eif hating her. she had grown
truly sympathetic���il had come with
a shock In her than Anne- wai past
all helping���and .she hail fell lhat Unfriendly employer was cruel when be
wrote, returning the check l.arry had
sent, upon hearing of his ex wife's
failing health :
"Heart-break is an ill thai even
money cannot cure:'
Memory of the sentence Hashed
Ihrough her as the Irani stopped, bin
she pushed ii sedulously i'i the baek
eef her mind, got >eut, and looked about
her amazed The place was trans
figured. Nol a thing was as she had
lefl it.
An ornate castellated structure
crowned the breezy hill crest. The
turf befure ii was smoothly shorn and
velvety green. White paths thread.-d
the velvet.
There was a drinking fountain em
bowered in shrubbery at one side.
Folk clustered about it, drinking the
water���the water which alone wa- un
changed, as sparkling, as ill-odored as
ever She caught whiffs of the "dnr.
but it was not that which made' her
liirn back front the fountain. Rather
the people, fine, summery languid.
They did not til in with Iht exalted
mood, She shut quickly down a nar
rowing path lhat led tee a seeming of
tangle, artfully contrived, where once
there hael been no need nf contrivance.
The path  running oul    freun    the
angle'- fartfTer edge wa- nearly fam
iliar,    Shi' drew a quick, happy breath
i-   -lie   felt   it-   e'enil   sliaele'.   with   spars,'
round beams e.f sunlight dropping
through. Evidently it led tei the elder
epe-n spaces, where- perhaps she might
find further untouched bits "i thc
--���cue set for her long-ago idyl. For
i minute she half ran. then Stopped.
her heart beating fa~t. Somelwdy was
coming toward her.
In the dimness of lhe green Shade
perhaps her eyes misled her. N'". i'
,\,is l.arry���Larry, low-headed, almost
slouching, hi-  eye- upon the earth al
his feet.   Sin- -i 1 -till uiiiil In- came
within a pace eel her. then Hung her
self upon his breast, crying hushedly :
���Dearest! Did you feel il. too? Thai
.. hi must come back- And did you
know you would find mc?"
"Why'   N in.!   In     fact,    yem���takeaway   my   breath."     l.arry   answered,
suffering her embrace, but inn reitirn
ing it     "Why should you come hen?
[���Well,  lee- been here a day or so."
"YoU '1" 'i"l realize that this is the
ISlh ni August?" Lettice asked
steadily; sparks beginning t" glow at
the bottom "f her eye-.
l.arry frowned faintly. "I know the
date���bul  whal  of it?" In- asked.
Lettice half turned about, answer
ing nver her shoulder : "Oh! Nothing
���only you met  ine then���"
"I see!" Larry ejaculated, laughing
mil quite easily "Ami you are here
a sentimental pilgrim. Dear girl' I
didn't kneiw yen cnuld do a thing so���
"1 thought yeeu loved,for me tee keep
young," Lettice said, nni quite
I.any patted her shoulder. "I'm
sorry you came," he saiel. "li i- all
'i changed the picture will be quite
.poiled for you. Nothing is as it was.
���xcept the pool���bt me lake you tee
1 Y W\ can stay there half an he.nr.
mil get back just in time fof lhe
lown train."
"Since you are met changed I sha'u'i
nii'il anything else," Le-tiice inur
mired fondly, -lipping her hand in hi-
*i e���: -he wa- shivering, cold and sjek.
pierced tee tin- heart wilh knowledge
hai she -poke falsely Larry was all
inlike himself, a being wholly apart
i"in ihe lover husband she knew
They stepped oul evenly���he had a
'.nack ni accommodating his pace t"
iii suiiier. shorter steps A Utile
vay beyond tbe path forked. As the)
aim' t" the fork a youth, hardly more
ban a lad. darted upon Larry, wav
-  Dg a newspaper joyously ami crying
���The Era i'��>k iln photo 1 sent ���
|'lire il is���and oh, isn't your trifi
stunning?" Then as he caught light
| .f l.e'ttice : "Oh. .mus. iii,-, Mr. Mil
ler I ��� 1 wanted \mi i" -ee' it, first
Of all."
Never   mind,   Hilly���il   can   wait,"
Larry  said,  starting  tn pass.
Lettice itood still. "Let me' sec
the wonderful picture," she coaxed,
holding lent a hand that was steady.
though cold as ice. It seemed to her
her heart also Stood Still, Larry's
face was as an open boe.k to her���
"in   in which she read her doom.
She scanned the primed -In el
critically, saying nothing for a half
minute. As she passed il I" Larry
-In-  cnuld  not  forbear  comment.
"She looks as though she were
falling mil nf tier clothes���as usual "
Hilly, the amateur artist, stared al
her hard. Then, almeest snatching
away the print, he said shortly : "She
is tbe loveliest model in the world���
and lhe most artistic." With lhat he
stalked away, bis head high. Lettice
laughed, a hard, low laugh, grating
even to ber own overwrought cars.
"So Ashley Dayton was the business that took yem from home���ami
me," she said, stepping in front of
Larry and looking him full in the
lace. He did nol shirk her gaze.
Rather he returned it steadily as he
"What nf it?" he asked. "You
know how these things come."
"What do you mean?" Lettice faltered, the steely intonation wholly
hist. "Not that you���love her as yeeu
love me?"
"More than I ever loved you." Larry-
said dully. "1 don't defend myself���
I can't explain. Not any more than
we could explain. It is just��� God!
1 can't live without her. Wc came
here���we have had a week of���heaven
���whatever comes."
"Larry!"  The  name    was    like    a
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Watch Westminster Road from Main Street to
Prince Edward, also Davie Street, Second Avenue,
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British Columbia Granitoid & Contracting
The following is an Official Record of the Minutes of the South Vancouver Municipal
Council, held September 5, 1912
Report of Sixteenth General Meeting
eef the South Vancouver Municipal
Year 1912
(Councilleir Klliott absent)
Soutb Vancouver, B.C.,
September 5, 1912.
Re   Motion   20���Meeting   of   August
20, etc.
1. Campbell���Third : That tbe
minutes nf General Meeting of August
20, and e,f the Special Meeting of
August 2K, be taken as read, with the
exception of Motion No. 211, nf August 20, which was referred back for
further  consideration. Carried.
Re Consolidated Tram Franchise
2. Robinson���Campbell : That the
Council of South Vancouver heartily
endorse the resolution passed by tbe
Kitsilano improvement Association
re "Consolidated Tram Franchise
equitable to tbe growing needs of a
Greater Vancouver," and hereby
pledge their undivided support tu
place this important matter of transportation on a more satisfactory and
permanent basis. Carried.
Re  Clark  Subdivisions  Appeal  Case
3. Campbell���Third : That Councillor Elliott and the Municipal Engineer appear before Executive in Victoria at 3.30, September 5. to protect
interests of municipality in re Clark
Subdivisions Appeal case; also that
Councillor Elliott be granted leave of
absence. Carried.
Re      Establishment      of      Harbor
^ 4. Campbell���Third :       That      the
Clerk     bc     authorized    to    forward
cheque for $100 to M.    C.    Gordon,
Treasurer  of Joint  Harbor  Committee, amount to be charged against appropriation  towards establishment  of
llarbnr Commission,
Re   Properties   to   be   Allowed   Improved Land Rate for 1912, Instead
of Wild Land Rate
5. Campbell���Robinson : That the
undermentioned properties be allowed the improved land rate for 1912
taxes :
Roll I.ot Illnclc D. L-
Jl 771 21) 2 062
22601-2       4  ami   5 1 fir,8-70
.1551'; 33 .17 657
34315-6      19-2(1 2-4 327a
.1.1508 24.1 .12.1
144.19 25 14 .104
399 2-3 Sill). Div. C .17
1, 2. .1, 4
249.1.1 .1 Bub.   2 391-3
N. V,  5
143.12    19 11 394
23382    17 19 668 70
25190    28        2 nf 7 3912
17257    20 4 725
211477    23 2 645
27063 4  12        4 6.10
20758    .1.1        4 646
24791    6 2 of 4 391-2
25138   4 ]���;. ,,l. 7 391-2
25810    W. lllfl. 49  205 6-7-8 9
of 10-13.
22-25 .191-2
2.SH11           i;.  15(1   I'i        205 6 7-8 9
of   III 1.1,
22-25 391 2
Re Additional Arc Lights���Ward V
6. Campbell���Third: That the
Clerk be authorized to place order fur
installation of are lights in Ward V,
as notated on are light plan.
Re Additional Arc Lights���Ward III
7. Thomas���Third : That thc Clerk
be authorized to order street lights in
Ward III, where required as per list;
also a light in the yard in rear of
Hall. Carried.
Re Additional Arc Lights���Ward IV
8. Third���Campbell : That the
Clerk be instructed to order arc lamps
feir street lighting from B, C. Electric
Company as per Engineer's letter and
list   (Ward IV). Carried.
Re Tool Boxes for Repair Gangs
9. Third���Thomas : That       the
Clerk be authorized to order live tool
boxes for repair gangs.        Carried.
Re  Additional  Arc  Lights���Ward  I
10. Robinson���Campbell : That tlie
Clerk order street lights in Ward 1,
where required as per list.
Re     Planking     Roadway���Seacome
11. Third���Thomas : That tbe Engineer plank Seacome Road, from
Jeehn Street, where plank is laid, to
Bodwell Road, planks 16 feet long,
Ihe same tei be done at once.
Re Planking on Main Street
12. Third���Thomas : That thc Engineer plank 200 feet on Main Street,
between 25th and 26th Avenues, full
width of street where cars stop, same
io be done at once. Carried.
Re Police Committee's Report
13. Thomas���Third : That the report of thc Police Committee of
September 4 bc read and considered.
14. Thomas���Third : That thc report of the Police Committee of September 4 bc adopted as amended.
September  4,   1912   (As  amended)
1. Re Purchase of Horse : Recommended that a horse be purchased for the Police Department,
and that one of the old buggics.be
fitted up for this horse, thc same
to be used for rounding up dogs
and other purposes of the Police
2. Re Leave of Absence for Chief
Jackson : Recommended that
Chief Jackson be granted leave of
absence from September 7 to 21,
and that Sergeant Bramwell be
Acting Chief and Constable Lee
Acting Sergeant until his return.
3. Re Salary of P. C. Hughes :
Recommended that P. C. Hughes
bc paid according to new schedule
of police pay, he having completed
one year's  service, no complaints.
4. Re Accounts : Recommended
that thc following accounts be
paid :
l)r    Robertson     % 10.00
lit)  Taxi Cab Auto Co     60.00
IVre-y   .V   WolK?   Aeele.  Co      25.00
KiK Anlei Taxi Cab Service       6.25
Jolin    Norliury           5.55
Total      $106.80
5. Re Use of Board of Works
Auto by Police Department : Recommended that Chairman of
lleiard of Works, Chairman of Police Committee, and Chief of Police make arrangements for placing Hoard of Works auto at the
disposal of the Police Department
during the night time.
6. Re Police Protection South
Vancouver : Recommended that
the Chief bring in a report at the
next meeting as to the most suitable way oi dealing with further
Police protection in Seiuth Vancuuver.
Re   Health   Committee's   Report
15. Third���Thomas : That thc report of the Health Committee of
September 4 be read and considered.
16. Third���Thomas : That thc report of the Health Committee of September 4 bc adopted as amended.
REPORT, Sept. 4, 1912
(As amended)
1. Re Mrs. J. Clarke : Recommended that Inspector arrange to
allow Mrs. Clarke $20 for one
month's temporary assistance; also
this Committee confirms thc action
of tbe Reeve and Health Inspector
in granting Mrs. Clarke $15 temporary relief; both these sums to
be repaid when action against Mr.
Clarke has been settled in the
Courts. (Sec communication from
Health  Inspector  of  August 30.)
2. Re Mrs. Hindle and Family :
Recommended that account of E.
Bennett ($17.35) for groceries supplied to Mrs. Hindle be paid; also
that Health Inspector give Mrs.
Hindle further aid if necessary until her husband returns from thc
3. Re Mrs. Greenhalch : Recommended that tax bill to thc amount
of $10.02 be paid, and charged to
relief of poor account; also that account of J. Norbury ($8.00) for
groceries, etc., supplied to Mrs.
Greenhalch be paid,
4. Re Communication from Ratepayers of 24th Avenue and Main
Street : Recommended that this
communication bc referred to En
gineer and Councillor of Ward to
deal with.
5. Re G. J. Neureither. Case on
27th Avenue reported by Dr. Mof-
fatt : Recommended that Dr. Murphy investigate this case, and if
necessary employ a nurse.
6. Re Notices to School Physician :   Recommended that Health
Inspector procure form of notice
to be used when notifying Dr. Hun
ter, School Physician, of cases ol
infectious disease in the municipality.
7. Re Vacation for Dr. Murphy :
Recommended that Dr. Murphy bc
granted vacation as applied for.
provided he arranges lor suitable
substitute to attend to his duties
during his absence.
Re Board of Works   Report
17. Third���Campbell : That tlu
report of the Board of Works o,
Seplember 4 bc read and considered.
IH. Third���Campbell :   That the re
pent  of the  Hoard of Works of Sep
tember 4 be adopted as amended.
Sept. 4, 1912 (As amended)
1. Re Three-plank Walks: Re
comtiended that three-plank walks
be laid on the following sections
of streets, and the cost charged to
the amount provided in Bylaw No.
4 :
Warel II : Dumfries St., east side,
from ,14th Ave. lo two blocks north, 950ft.,
proliahk' cost $190.
Warel IV : 21st Ave, north side, from
Ontario St. to Manitoba St., 583ft., prob
able  cost  $105.00.
Wanl IV : 21st Ave, south side, from
Columbia St. to Manitoba St., 554ft., prob
able cost   $111,011.
Warel II ; 21st Ave, south side, from
Lanark St. to Knight St., 150ft., probable cost $.10.00,
Ward 2 : 21st. Ave., north side, from
lane cast of Lnnark to Fleming St., 250ft.,
probable colt $50.00,
Ward V : i'rince- Albert St., cast side,
from Kiveer Kel. to 61st Ave., 2046ft., probable cost $409.00.
Ward V : Windsor St., cast side, from
Kiver Rd. to 63rd Ave, 1365ft., probable cost $273.00.
Warel V : Ross St., from 63rd Ave to
59th  Ave.   1279ft.,  probable  cost  $256.00.
Warel V : Dumfries St., from 56th Ave
to one block south, 330ft., probable cost
Ward II : 38th Ave., south side, from
Commercial St. to Argyle St., 594ft., probable cost $119.00.
Ward II : 48th Ave, south side, from
llrucc St. to Argyle St. (3 crossings),
375ft., piobable cost $93.00.
Ward 1 : First road east of Tync St.,
from 46th Ave. to 1 block south, 890ft.,
probable cost $178.00.
Ward II : Argyle St., west side, from
51st Ave to 48th Ave, 770ft., probable
cost  $154.00.
Ward I : King St., from Manor St. to
Rupert St., 550ft., probable cost $110.00.
Ward 1 : First road west of Earls St..
east side, from Kucliel St. to 200ft. north
(200ft.), probable cost $40.00.
Wrard II : 22nd Ave, south side, from
Dumfries St. to Ferry St., 150ft., probable cost $30.00.
Ward V : 56th Ave, south siele from
Lanark St. to lane east of Dumfries St.,
440ft.,  probable  cost   $88.00.
Ward V : Knight St., from 51st Ave.
to 56th Ave, 1706ft., probable cost $341.00,
Ward II : First road west of Wales
St., east side, from 35th Ave to 360ft.
south (360ft.), probable cost $72.00.
Making a total of $2715.00.
2. Re 4ft. Sidewalks : Recommended that 4ft. plank walks
be laid on thc following sections of
streets, and the cost charged to
thc amount provided in Bylaw No.
4 :
Ward V : Main St., west side, from
River Rd. to F.burne track, 1417ft., probable cost $.175.00.
Warel II : 43rd Ave., south side, from
Victoria Drive to Nanaimo St., 1770ft.,
probable cost $469.00. Making a total of
3. Re 49th Avenue���Ward III :
Recommended thai 49th Avenue be
graded from Main Street to Eraser
Street, and the cost charged to
thc amount provided for street Im.
provcinenls iu Bylaw No. 7.
4. Re Columbia Street���Ward
IV : Recommended lhat Columbia
Sireet be graded and rocked from
16th Avenue lo 18th Avenue, and
the cost charged to the amount
provided for street improvements
in Bylaw No. 7. Estimated cost
5. Re Manitoba Street���Ward
IV : Recommended that Manitoba
Street be graded and rocked from
16th Avenue to 19th Avenue, and
the cost charged to the amount
provided for street improvements
in Bylaw No. 7, Estimated cost
6. Re 37th Avenue���Ward II:
Recommended that 37th Avenue
be graded from Clarendon Street
to Nanaimo Street, and the cost
charged to thc amount provided
for street improvements in Bylaw
No. 7, thc cut at Clarendon Slreel
to bc only sufficient te) make fill.
7. Re   36th  Avenue���Ward  II :
Recommended that a plank roadway 10 feet wide be constructed on
36th Avenue from a point 400 feet
west of Gladstone Street to a point
400 feet east of Gladstone Street.
Estimated cost $770.
8. Re 52nd Avenue���Ward III :
Recommended that 52nd Avenue
be graded from Eraser Street to
Main Street, including 900 lineal
feet of 12xl8in. box drain from
Main Street to Prince Edward
Street.    Estimated cost $2,150,   *
9. Re   41st   Avenue���Ward ,11 :
Recommended that 41st Avenue be
rough graded and ditched, from
Nanaimo Street to Clarendon
Street, and thc cost charged to the
amount provided for street improvements in Bylaw No. 7. Estimated cost $570.
10. Re  63rd  Avenue���Ward   I :
Recommended that 63rd Avenue
be cleared and rough graded from
Nanaimo Street to Berkley Street,
and the cost charged to the amount
provided for street improvements
in Bylaw No. 7. (Width 90 feet, 33
feet wide; and 205  feet,    66    feel
wide.) Estimated cost $260.
11. Re Road in Block 7, D. L.
50���Ward I : Recommended that
thc 33ft. road iu Block 7, D. L. 50,
running one block west from Carleton Street, bc cleared and rough
graded, and the cost charged to the
amount provided for street improvements in Bylaw No. 7. Es
timated cost $200.
12. Re Road between Horley
Road and Euclid Street���Ward I :
Recommended that thc uncleared
portion (420 feet) of the road between Hurley Road and Euclid
Slrect, running from Earls Road
to the School site, be cleared and
rough graded, and the cost charged
to the amount provided for sireet
improvements in Bylaw No. 7. Estimated cost $400.
13. Re 41st Avenue Box Drain-
Ward III : Recommended that a
12\18in. box drain be constructed
on 41st Avenue, from Prince Edward Street to a point 759 fuct
west, and the cost charged to the
amount provided for street improvements in Bylaw No, 7. Estimated cost $411.
14. Re Concrete Culvert and Box
Drain���Westminster Road : Re
commended that a 5ft. concrete
culvert bc constructed across Westminster Road between Wales
Street and Vivian Street, and a
3x3ft. box drain constructed
ihrough Lot 5a, D. L. 50, from
Wales Street to Westminster Road
culvert, and the cost charged to
lhe amount provided for street improvements in Bylaw No. 7 :
Rattauted cost of culvert   $850.on
box   elraiu   600.00
Total     $1450.00
15. Re Fraser Street Sidewalks-
Ward V : Recommended that a
plank sidewalk with the necessary
crossings at street intersections be
constructed on the cast side of
Eraser Street, from 59th Avenue
to River Road, and on the west side
of Eraser Street, from 59th Avenue
to 63rd Avenue, with thc exception of 177 lineal feet which has
already been laid, and the
cost charged to thc amount provided in Bylaw No. 4. Sidewalk
on cast side to be 4 ft. wide, and
sidewalk on west side to be 8 ft.
16. Re 64th Avenue : Recommended that 64th Avenue be rough
graded from Inverness Street to a
point 400 feet west,
17 Re 65th Avenue: Recommended that thc 33 ft. road allowance on the south side of 65th
Avenue from Fraser Street to
Prince Albert Street be cleared
and rough graded.
18. Re Main Street : Recommended that thc portion of the west
side of Main Street, between the
B. C. E. Railway Company's track
and the pole line, and extending
from River Road to a point 1,380
feet south, be filled and graded to
thc level of the track, and thc cost
charged to thc amount provided
for street improvements in Bylaw
No. 7.    Estimated cost $1,410.
19 Re Communication from H.
Goddard: Recommended that
communication from Mr. H. Goddard re Mrs. Banks, Agnes Road
filling, be referred to the Clerk,
with instructions to write Mr.
Goddard and explain that the Council do not consider themselves responsible in this matter,
20. Re Communication from
Ward II Ratepayers : Recommended that this communication be
(Continued on Page 7)
Terminal Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Howe Sound Route
Leavej Calling  at
Monday ��.  N.  Cannery
( aulfcilels
Tuesday 9:15  a.   m.l;ishertnan's Hay
..,  .      , rorteati
Wednesday Hritani.ia Mines
Thursday Si|uami��b
I'riday Mill Creek
9:15   a.   m. G.   N.  Cannery
Leaves ('aulfcilels
Satur.lay and      Fisherman's Hay
2 p.   m.  llowen   Island
Leaves Caulfeilds
Satur.lay ��:30 P-  "Mice,!,���   Island
i 10:30 a. m. ���
Leaves JJ Bowen  Island
Sunday 6;jq       m     and Way Points
Kvcry day except Tuesday anel l'riday at
6:30 p. tn. for llowen  Island and way points.
Leaves Calling at
Monday Bowen Island
Ta^day Anvil  Island
Wednesday at 9:15  a. m.��� -.       .     ...
.,,,       , Ilritanma   Mines
Friday Squamish
Saturelay Newport
Sunelay at 10:30 a.m. for the same
points, arriving in Vancouver at 7:15 p. m.
Sailings   subject   to   change   without   notice.
Steamers  leave  from
Evans, Coleman & Evans Wharf
Phone Sey.  2988.
Splendid bungalow, on beautiful lot,
close to Main Street. $50 cash
secures.    Balance very easy.
W. D. Grimmett
3324 Main Street, Hillcrest
has a lot to do with thc
appearance of your home.
Wc carry an attractive
stock of
Interior Finish, etc., from
which to make your selections.
Wc arc making an extra
discount of Twenty per
cent, during this week.
Come and see us
McGibbon Hodgson
Lumber Company
Phone : Fair. 1659
Patronize the
Province Renovatory
South Vancouver's Pioneei
Dry-Cleaning and Dyeing Wotlti
Work ""J Prices Right
4136 Main St       Cor. of 25th Avenu
Subscribers to "The Chinook" i
who fail to receive their paper i
regularly will confer a favor if they
will immediately notify this office
either by mail or telephone
(Fairmont 1874), so that any errors*, in delivery may be immediately rectified.
A Senseless Affair
He was a wireless politician���
She was a thoughtless maid-
Out on  the grassless  lawn  together.
Under the treeless shade,
Placing a game of netlcss tennis,
1 his, with a  bounceless  ball���
When, from the glassless hotel win
Echoed a soundless call.
Then through the pathless walk they
F.aeh with a stepless gait,
Into the flylcss room for dining;
Each to a foodless plate.
Each wilh a smileless face then settled
Down in a scatless scat.
"Ah, what a tastless taste!" he mut
"Oh, for a bitcless eat!"
First 'twas a meatless steak they ordered;
Then tried a crustless pie;
Next o'er an icelcss ice they dallied,
Each with a blinkless eye.
Ah, what an endless end we're reach
End of this wordless wreck���
He, with a centless dollar, settled
All of thc payless check!
���W. D. Nesbit, in "Chicago Post." *���"*"���
Real Estate Agents
yy hen you're out to speculate,
|-|   ouses, Lots, and Real Estate,
K   eep   your   weather   eye   on
"*   KENT:
��    ase   expense,  STOP   paying
ft   ow's the time to choose your
^  rade with us��� our terms are
Mb our Poultry Ranches, too���
eg urely they look good to you!
Q pportunity is knocking,
ft  ot to heed is simply shocking.
Nice 4-room house with furnace, plumbing, electric light,
leaded light windows and painted. Complete $2150, $100 cash,
balance $25 a month.
If you arc looking for acreage we have some of the
cnoiccst. 5-acre lots in Langley,
close to car, on easy terms. It
will pay you to enquire about
A limited number of lots, $500
each, on our Bridge Street property. Will pay you to drop into
our River Road office and buy
one of these.
Phone: Collingwood 18.       P. O. Box 2, Collingwood
Branch Office : River Road and Ash Street, Eburne
:-: Hands  Across  the  Sea :-:
Paragraphs on the Fusion of Interests of Greater Vancouver
and thc Home-land
"Caught like rat�� in a trip," ii an Iare continually arriving from the
apt description ol the way lhe en-j green isle, ami they have assured us
gincers ol the Titanic died. Much lhat there is n.it a scintilla of truth
has lee en heard e,f the heroism of thei
captain and the ejther members eel linen iw e,f that ill-fated vessel. But up
til! this week there has nol, su far u
this side of the Atlantic is concerned,
been  a   tribute  of   praise-   to  tlie  men
in ihe statementi that are appearing
ill IOHM nf the Canadian papers, es
pecially those which bold Liberal
.pinions. In some instances they are
too liberal. No later than this week
��� ���in-   man   bad   the   fortune,  goe,d   ur
ivli.�� were ill  the  bowels of the ship, j bad,   to   read  one   of   these   effusions.
mil  who never again  bad lhe- oppor     'Absolutely  untrue,"  was  Ilis laconic
comment.    And that  puts the whole
J. D. Fraser & Co.
We carry Special Lines of the finest
We also carry Hay and all kinds of Feed
Phone our store (Collingwood 25), or call.   Our delivery
service is prompt.
Itinily of seeing the' sky and sea. It
; is a matter feir congratulation that :i
movement t'j perpetuate their mem
"ry has at last been taken up in the
i )ld Country, where it is the intention   tej  erect  a  monument  on   tbe
banks   e.i   tl e   Mersey   that  will   be  a
��� reminder  to  the  nation  of the deeds
I of bravery in  that  dark  engine ree.,in
lone April night, when the Titanic took
her plunge  two miles down  le)    tlie
depths  uf  the  Atlantic.    Vancouver
i-; ne have a part in that memorial,
anil it may be taken fe,r granted that
i when  it  is more widely known,  gen-
; ere-eus  subscriptions  will    flow    from
| generous  heart--,  to honor those  ��li"
have gone "te) the Weed's unrest."
No. 1 Road and Grant (Close to Park)
$100 below any other property in this vicinity. Small cash
payment. These lots are cle?rcd, and some have been
resold at nearly double the price originally bought at.
Westminster Road
Double corner on Westminster Road, near Park Avenue.
Cleared. Splendid Business Site. Away below market
The widening and paving of Westminster Road are now
an assured fact, and prices will soon be on the jump. Get
in and buy now.
J. B. Todrick & Co.
Phone :  Collingwood 13R
The- ex leaeler of the Irish Unionist
party was with us last week ��� t.. wil,
Right Honorable Walter Long and
other notables of the Briti-h House
eif Commons, and they bad much
to lay on the political situation over
there, and particularly wilh reference
to Irish affairs. The Right lliennr-
able is an authority on this subject,
and can speak as one having auilt-
eerily, and not as the scribes, especially the Home Rule scribes. For
many years he led thc Irish Unionists in many a gallant onslaught on
tbe Government position. Xo more
effective speaker is to bc found within the precincts of the Mouse, and tbe
residents of Vancouver and the surrounding district were certainly
afforded a treat. Of course moral
land financial support is very good in
jits way, but of what earthy use can
the people in this part of the world
be to the loyalists in Ireland? It is
a peculiar coincidence that while we
had these unionist stalwarts with us.
there should also be tramping the
country "Fighting Joe." "Fighting
Joe" is an attractive personality, and
thc fact that he is one of the six
hundred and seventy should add
spice to bis utterances. He was billed
to speak in Xew Westminster. No
doubt as the forerunner of thc royal
party Joe lias always to be there
e��       *       ��
Speaking of the Irish question, all
this talk of men drilling with arms
that were in use two hundred years
ago  is  the  veriest  flapdoodle.    Men
lituation In a nutshell. Surely resi-
dentS 'ef that country have a better
idea of tbe conditions than some of
the American, ay, and Canadian sheets
that are printing what they are pleas-
ed i'i call news, but what is only a
vib- slander on a people who have
contributed so many good men and
women to help to make the Dominion of Canada what it is today.
*    *    ��
Dukes, marquises, and barons are
all being attracted to Canada, and
particularly to the Western portion,
where im deeiibt they arc under the
impression the most money is to be
made, It is a peculiar fact that so
many of them are leaving the land of
their birth and making tracks for
Canada. When they erCt as far as
Winnipeg, and by the time they have
seen it they want to come farther, and
as a rule they end up where thc first
post of the great Canadian highway
was planted and stolen. One week
we had the Duke of Sutherland, who
wants to perpetuate thc tenant farmer system. Xcxt comes Baron
Clinton, who is the happy possessor
of a few thousand acres of land in
liritish Columbia. His lordship is
making bis annual tour, and did not
exactly specify the nature of his trip
in this year of grace. Perhaps he
will when he has had a spy at the
land fur a few more days. The English winter will be the means of sending hall a dozen more to us.
The Educational Step Ladder
W'e know what kindergarten is for;
it is to educate children for the primary grades.
We know what the primary grades
are for : they arc to educate children
for the grammar grades.
We know what the grammar grades
are for : they are to educate children
for high school.
We know what high school is for :
it is  to educate children  for college.
But what docs college fit you for?
"What are the principal activities
of the official position our friend occupies?"
"Those involved in holding on to
it," replied Senator Sorghum.
South Vancouver Municipal Council
(Continued from Page 6)
���on completing a three-years course
in 13 or 14 months. The result has
more than justified her ambition in
the opinion both of M, Jean de Res-
2ke and bis brother, M- Edouard de
Reszkc. Miss Miller alsei has had
the great advantage of being trained
for  the  "rrfise  en   scene" by   Madame
study of this new branch of ber ar
and the importance eef the weirk si
has already done is another guaranu
eef the fresh laurels she may expee
tn gain."
Miss Miller was in London in Ju
lee arrange tier he ilebul there, ai
will   return   tee   I'aris   in   October
���,. ..J ............V ..   ... ........ ..- .     ,. ���
Weinschenk, who trained Madame complete her studies during the su
Edvina, and it is hoped that, follow- cecding winter months.��� Canadia
ing the  example of her  gifted com-1 Gazette."
We have a reputation for supplying Sashes and Doors of the
finest   quality and at the shortest notice, at Prices that are right.
We have experienced men who can supply any need in the line
of Sashes and Doors.
It will be worth your while to get our prices before placing your
order.   It will cost you nothing, and will save you money.
Collingwood Sash and Door Factory
Clements & Tufnail
Dealers in Sashes, Doors, Frames, Sheet Glass, etc.
Collingwood West Station
Tokio Steam, Dry Cleaning
and Dye Works
Ladies' Suits pressed .... 50c and up
Gents'  Suits pressed  .... 50c
Suits cleaned and pressed 75c     "
Skirts pressed   35c     "
Agency Japanese Laundry
Skirts cleaned and pressed    50c and up
Pants  pressed        15c      "
Pants cleaned and pressed   25c      "
Monthly contract for pressing $2.00
First-class work guaranteed
Phone: Collingwood 32
referred to Councillor Elliott and i
the Clerk to answer.
21. Re Sidewalk���Perry Road .
Recommended that communication
from Mr. J. C. Tait be referred to
Engineer and Councillnr of Ward.
22. Re Sidewalk���Main and Quebec : Recommended that com-
muuicataion from Mr. Oscar Kidd
re the above be referred to Engineer and Councillor of Ward.
23. Re  Car    Line    Extensions :
Recommended   that    communica
tion  from K. C.  Electric    Railway
Company   re   car   line   extensions
be referred to Clerk to answer.
24. Re Injury to W. McMillan's
Son : Recommended that communication from Mr. W. McMillan re injury lo his boy be referred
tn Engineer and Councillor of
25. Re Street Names���Ward I :
Recommended thai communication
freun Mr. A. M. Judd re street
names, Ward I, be referred to Engineer and Councillor of Ward.
26. Re Petition of Property
Owners���Glencoe Road : Recom.
mended that this petition be referred to Engineer and Councillor
of Ward for attention.
27. Re Communication from W.
M. Christie : Recommended that
above communication, re Lots 3 and
4, Block 11. D. L. 393. be referred
to Engineer and Councillor of
28. Re Black & McDonell's
Claim���Damage to Property, Bodwell Road : Recommended that the
Reeve and Councillors of Wards
I and II bc appointed as committee to investigate this matter
and attend to communication from
Messrs. Harris, Bull, Hannington
& Mason, with power to act.
29. Re River Road Bridge :
Recommended that the Council
inspect this bridge between the
hours of 12 and 2 on the 5th
inst., and deal with the question
of its safety.
Re  Fire,  Water  and    Light    Committee's  Report
19. Campbell���Third : That the
report of the Fire, Water and Light
Committee of September 4 be read
and considered. Carried.
20. Campbell���Third : That thc
report of the Fire, Water and Light
Committee e.f September 4 bc
adopted. Carried.
September 4. 1912
1. Re Purchase of Helmets :
Recommended that lour helmets
be purchased for each Fire Hall,
making a total of twenty, at a price
of  $114.00  f. o. b.   factory.
2. Re Purchase of Chemical
Hose : Recommended that fifty
feet of chemical hose be purchased
to be used lor new chemical now
in use at the stables.
3. Re Linoleum, etc., for Fire
Halls : Recommended that No's
1. 2, 4 and 5 Fire Haalls bc furnished with linoleum and two mats
each for the floors, Chairman and
Fire Chief to undertake purchase
of same.
4. Re Refund to Mr. Beattie :
Recommended that Mr. Ueattie
be credited with thc sum of $5.40
overcharge for water to his building, Lot 3, Block 18, D. L. 50.
5. Re Application for Water by
Residents of Collingwood West :
Recommended that the above be
referred to Water Supt. to reply
Re  Finance  Committee's  Report
21. Campbell���Third : That the
I report  of the  Finance  Committee of
September 5 be read and considered.
22. Campbell���Third : That the
! report of the Finance Committee of
! September 5 be adopted.
September 5. 1912
1. Re Appropriations : Recommended lhat ihe Clerk be authorized to sign Appropriations Xos.
395 to 406 inclusive.
2. Re Opening of Offices during Noon Hour : Recommended
that all offices and wickets in the
Municipal Hall be open to the
public feir business between the
hours of 12 and 1, and that the
various officials arrange their
staffs so that thc public can be
waited on during this hour.
3. Re Pay Rolls and Accounts :
Recommended   that   thc   following
Pay  Rolls and Accounts be paid :
Pay Rolls-
Crusher 1    $2118.35
Crusher 2     1201.50
Hunkers  (wharf)   ...    260.50
Garbage         177.00
Works         326.35
Repair     gangs     and
steam    wagons....    294.70
 $ -1378.40
Warel  I     1017.00
Warel  II     6014.50
Ward  III     5787.70
War.l  IV    6669.45
Ward V    4035.95
Water   Works   (Cedar
I'.ettage)    $1549.05
Water Works (Mountain   View)      3255.60
     $ 4804.65
Salaries  (Staff)            4392.30
Fife Department   79.50
Men employed Land Registry 125.50
Tax office Overtime   76^0
School   Trustees,   say          15000.00
General        s 3617.90
Hoard of Works           8697.52
Water   Works             6069.03
Central  Motor &   Mach.  Shop       242.45
Dr.  Murphy, Auto hire     20.00
It contains the choicest  Residential and Business
Property on the Peninsula
Is the heart of this thriving Municipality. Wc have
hcen established here since 1905, and invite correspondence regarding inveslments. We can place
money on first mortgage at 8 per cent., and transact
all financial husiness.
References :    R'eyal  Dank  of  Canada, Vancouver,  IS.  C.
Hank of Vancouver, Collingwood, B. C.
Financial and Estate Agents
317 Pender  St, \V���  Vancouver,  B. C.
Fire, Insurance and Loans
Collingwood East, B. C.
We have the latest machinery for the manufacture of doors and
sashes.   Wc make them any size and any style to suit purchaser.
Our aim is to please every patron, and our work is of the best.
We are prepared to do work at tbe shortest notice. Let us give you
an estimate.   Our prices are right.
Carleton Sash and Door Factory
(Opposite Carleton School on Westminster Road)
J. Shaw
E. Chell
Shaw and Chell
All Kinds of Building Material
Dealers in Lumber, Brick, Sand, Lime, Gravel, Taeoma Plaster,
Satin Spar, Etc.
Before having your House Wired get in touch with
Electrician, Collingwood  E. and Central  Park
All orders promptly attended to The price is right
Beaver Lands Ltd.
Successors to the Collingwood Land Company
Real Estate and Insurance
Head Office
505 Richards St.
Collingwood East
2653 4th Ave. W., Kitsilano
Large Lots at Central Park, close to School and Station.    Lot
70x165.    Price $670; one-fifth cash, balance over three years.
The cheapest buys in this district for Houses, Lots, and Acreage.
Come in and see our list.
Powe's  Furnishing  Store
On account of limited space, we are sacrificing our present
lines of boots, shoes, hats, and caps
To make room for a large line of new goods soon to arrive.
Re   Plans   and   Subdivisions
23. Robinson���Campbell : That the
subdivision plan of Lot 3 of south $i
of west half of D. L. 337 be approved
and  signed. Carried.
24. Campbell ��� Robinson : That
plan of proposed subdivision of Lot 5
of Lot 5, D. L. 352, Ward II, be approved and signed.
25. Robinson���Campbell : That the
plan of subdivision of southerly four
acres, of north half of D. L. 707 be
signed   and   approved. Carried.
26. Campbell���Third : That plan of
subdivision of Lot 12 of Lot 5 of D. L.
352, Ward II, be approved and signed.
Re Indemnity Bylaw, 1912
27. Campbell- Robinson : That the
Indemnity Bylaw, 1912, be finally
passed and signed by the Reeve and
Clerk, and the seal of the Corporation attached thereto. Carried.
Re Building Bylaw Amendment No. 6
28. Robinson���Campbell : That
Building Bylaw Amendment No. 6 be
finally passed, signed by the Reeve
and Clerk, and the seal of the Corporation attached thereto. Carried.
Re     Dr.     Murphy's    Account     for
Services to  Mr.  McCaig
29. Campbell���Third : That account
of Dr. G. B. Murphy for professional
services rendered Hector McCaig.
amounting to $26.50, be paid, McCaig
being injured while in employ of
Municipality. Carried.
Re Rate Bylaw, 1912
30. I hereby give notice of motion
to amend the Rate Bylaw.
F. E. Elliott.
C. M. C.
Certified correct,
Vancouver to Victoria
SEPTEMBER 24 to 28, 1912
Selling Dates : September 23 to 26 (inclusive)
Final   return   limit���September   30,   1912
J. MOE, C. P. A., 434 Hastings St., Vancouver.
H.  W.  BRODIE,  Gen.  Pass  Agent,  Vancouver.
G:neral Agency Transatlantic Steamship Lines
H. G. Smith, C P. & T, A.
Phone :  Sty. 7100
W. E. Duperow, G. A. P. D
S27  Granville Street
Hughes Bros'   Big Liquor Store
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.
The Beer Without a Peer
Phone :   Fairmont 429
Gladstone Hotel
First Class Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
H. G. BROWN, Proprietor
The Robertson-Godson Co. Ltd.
Wholesale Plumbers' Supplies, Water Works
Supplies, Corporation Brass Goods.
572 Beatty Street
Vancouver Brokerage Ltd.
Fifth Floor Holdcn Building, Vancouver B. C.
Phones :  Seymour 4245 and 9167
Homes built to suit purchasers, on easy terms
John Drew, the great American
actor, had agreed, lis a social duty,
tei escort a young French actress of
much personal charm to a roof garden e.n her lirst visit to New York.
Tliv orchestra was playing a very
melodious air as they entered, and
after living seated the actress
Mr. Drew the name eef lhe selection
���"!   Love  Vou,  1   Love  You,   '
plied Mr. Drew.
"Yes,   yes,   I   know
"Mv!"       exclaimed       Wickcrsham.
"That fellow's been beaten up."
"Yes."  said  the    lawyer,    without
concern.    "He's the editor of a scan-
dalous paper that's printed here.    He
writes   stuff  abusing   prominent  men
.. l and wniticn."
sked !    "Who beat him up?" asked Wickcrs-
I ham, greallv interested.
re-1    "Oh.   I   don'l  know,"    replied    the
i it her.     "His   paper   comes  out   every
returned   the   Tuesday   evening,   and   Ile   looks   that
appreciative way every Wednesday morning,
ze  tunc zat ] ���   ��    ���
vat   ces  del     Qeo(.��   ^de   is   a   student   of   the
whimsical   facts  'ef life and  manners.
*    *    * 1 The following sleiry is one of his :
Henry Watterson,    the    Louisville l    "A   missionary  in   the  South   Seas
urnalist, told this story at a recent was much distressed because his dusky
Preach   girl,   with    an
glance  of coquetry, "but
zay  play,   Mistairc  Drew
name of eet?"
dinner party :
"One day when I was the city
editor of a' small newspaper, a line
turkey was left at the office.
"W'e all hankered after thc bird, but
the editor finally claimed it, took it
home and had it cooked for dinner.
"The next day, a letter was handed
in to him which he opened and read :
" 'Mr. Editor : I sent you a turkey yesterday which has been the
cause of much dispute among us. To
settle a bet, will you please state in
tomorrow's issue what thc turkey
died of?' "
* *    ��
Cclett Burgess, the author of books
of sense and nonsense, at a dinner in
New York, was urging a subtler use
of words.
"Use words with a delicate care,"
be said. "Observe all their subtle
distinctions. Never write 'vision,'
for instance, when 'sight' is what you
"There's no difference between
'sight' and 'vision,' interrupted an
"No," said Mr. Burgess, "And yet,
Herbert, when you and I passed each
other on Forty-second Street yesterday, the girl I was with was a vision,
while the one with you was a sight."
* *   *
Charles M. Schwab tells a story
about a type of man he often meets,
tbe sort he calls the "other-peoplc's-
"I overheard a conversation between
one of these men and a large, prosperous-looking gentleman. It was in
a smoking-car, They were sitting together.
"After a few puffs of bis cigar the
inquisitive man inquired of his neighbor, 'How many people work in your
"Thc prosperous-looking gentleman
slowly bit the end off a fresh cigar,
and buried himself iu his paper as he
replied : 'At a rough estimate I
should say about two-thirds of them.'"
* ��   ��
Bass fishing was out of season and
the game warden, who happened to
find a small boy holding-a-rod and
line, took the precaution lo satisfy
himself that thc string on the sand
held emly cattish, perch and suckers.
But a few feet farther along he found
a large black bass wriggling mi a
string weighted down with a stone.
Thc boy's conscious look proclaimed
him the guilty person.
"What are you doing with this fish?"
asked thc warden in terrifying tones.
"Well, you sec," returned thc boy,
blushing and troubled, "he's been
taking my bait all morning, so I just
tied him up until I get through fishing."
��    *   ��
Clarence C. Hamlin, of Colorado
Springs, is a small man, but full of
nerve. On one occasion he came very
near being full of bullets. Something like a riot was impending in a
Western mining camp, and Clarence
lifted his short and attenuated form
to thc top of a bench for the purpose
of delivering a few remarks. What
he said did not appeal to the militant
minds of his bearers, and they with
one accord began tej shoot around
"Get down, Clarence!" yelled his
friends.   "You'll be killed in a minute."
"Oh." said Hamlin carelessly. "I'm
so small .'ind they're such poor sheet.',
that they'll never hit mc."
Then he  finished bis  speech.
parishioners wcre nude. He decided
to try in a delicate manner to get
them to wear a little more clothing
of some sort, so he left a number of
pieces of scarlet, green and yellow
calico lying around his but. thinking
it would surely appeal lo their sense
of color.
"On the afternoon an elderly dame
called for spiritual advice. Her eyes
rested on the calico enviously, and
taking up a piece of the brightest red,
the missionery said : 'I'll give this to
you if you'll wear it.'
"The woman draped the calico
around ber like a skirt and departed
in great glee. The following day she
returned, nude as before, with the
calico under her arm. She handed it
to the missionary and said, sadly :
"' Me tie) can wear it, muster. Me
too  shy!"
��    *    ��
Meredith Nicholson, thc novelist,
and Brand Whitlock, thc Mayor of
Toledo, are very warm friends. Possibly their friendship is based on the
attraction of opposites, for their experiences in life have been as different as could be. Whitlock is self-
made; be is a good mixer and knows
all sorts and conditions of men.
Nicholson has never gone far from
his own social circles.
Some time ago Nicholson said to
Whitlock : "Brand, I envy you. You
come in contact with all kinds of men.
You actually know and talk to burglars and other criminals. All 1
know about them is what 1 r'.'ad or
imagine about them. Now the next
time you meet a good burglar I want
you to send him to me. Give him a
card to me, and tell him I will pay
bis car fare and expenses. I want to
talk to him and see how a criminal
differs from other men."
Whitlock promised to send along
the next good specimen of a burglar
that came his way, and forgot all
about the. matter until some weeks
later he received this letter from
Nicholson :
"Your friend came, but I had not
expected him professionally. If you
will tell him to bring back the family
plate and Mrs. Nicholson's jewels,
you and I will resume social relations."
When Sir Thomas Lipton was a
small boy in Scotland, he dropped into a church one Sunday morning anil
was put by himself in a pew directly
in front of thc minister who preached
a sermon on the text, "Am I my
brother's keeper?"
The parson, who was unusually eloquent, talked on this theme for about
forty minutes, and finally worked up
to the climax of his remarks. He
kept his gaze fixed directly on the
little Lipton, who began to get alarmed. At last, after an overwhelming
outpouring of long words, the minister, his eyes blazing, made a quick
gesture and shouted at the boy :
"Am I my brother's keeper?"
Lipton could stand the strain no
longer.    He stood up and said feebly,
"No, sir."
*   *    *
Senator Albert B. Cummins had
been piloting a constituent around the
Capitol Building during a recent session. Finally, having work to do on
the floor, the Senator conducted his
charge to the Senate gallery and left
him to wait.
After waiting for what seemed to
him a terribly long time, the constituent approached a gallery doorkeeper.
"My name is Dunlap," the visitor
said to the fellow, "and I'm goin' out
ter git a drink. I thought I'd better tell you so I can git back. I'm
a friend of Cummins'."
(Continued from Page 5)
death-cry.    Il  pierced
armor of passion.
even    Larry's
"I've been pretty brutal," he said.
"Yet���I didn't mean it. In fact, I
hoped you would not know���for a
long   time���until���"
"Until what?" Lettice asked in a
tense whisper. t
"Until���I could sec straightcr���furks   o.
titer   ahead,"   he   answered.   "I     bajjered.
rather  die  than  hurt you as  I  knoyied.
I  must���" t|le rp
"Then���why   not   do   it?"     Lctticf Sep
asked bitterly.    "At least, that wouhd.
spare me open shame." ricd.
"It is too late for heroics. WpORT
didn't spare Dunham nor poor Aunc,rn
Larry countered. "Lettice, Go,
knows I'm sorry. You've been th'
best wife, the best comrade, in tb
world. If only you could bc satis,
lied to bc henceforth my friend
was' not restful, but a bundle of nerves
informing a  quicksilver  temper.
Insensibly she lagged, falling farther and farther in thc background,
Larry was walking his best, and almost ran into another man coming
down thc path. Lettice did not see
the encounter, but loud angry w.inls
made her look up and dart forward
as quickly as she could.
Tlie other man caught Larry firmly
by the shoulders, saying uproariously'���
"A word with you, Miller! Several
words, in fact. Explain, if you can,
why 1 lind you registered here as having along your wife, when to my almost certain knowledge she is somewhere else?"
"What is that to you?" Larry asked
ihrough set teeth.
Miles Dayton shook him hard.
"Only ihis," he said. "My wife is in
lhe same hotel���according to a picture in yesterday's paper���yet���I
don't find her name on  the book."
"I am not answerable for the mis-
lakes of hotel clerks���nor their carelessness," Larry said, wrenching himself free. Dayton caught him by thc
throat, crying :
"I ought to strangle you. You're
too vile lo live. But first you shall
come with me to find her���the woman
who has fooled and disgraced me."
"Let go my husband!" Lettice cried,
darting forward and seizing Dayton's
arm. lie turned at tbe sound of her
voice as though shot. For half a
breath he could not speak. Then he
said slowly, dazedly :
"Well, I'll bc hanged!"
"Explain!" Lettice said severely.
Dayton began to mumble inarticulately. Suddenly she sensed what had
happened and said clearly : "If you
have any cause of quarrel with my
husband, please let it wait until we
are at home. We are just on the
point of starting���were going back
(o the hotel to leave our farewells for
your wife. Will you kindly make
them for us instead?"
"Not on your life." Dayton rumbled,
his face flaccid in its intensity of relief. "1���the fact is. Mrs. Miller, I've
made all sorts of a fool of myself. Do
bc kind and help me keep Ashley
from ever finding it out. It will kill
her���to know I had suspected her���
but that foolish picture���no name, but
a paragraph, saying so much of Mrs.
Miller's attractiveness���"
"You thought it could not possibly
be meant for me? Kie! Oh, lie on
you!" Lettice said lightly. Larry gave
her a grateful  look.
Dayton rumbled on : "I want to
get away without Ashley ever seeing
me. Let me take you down to thc
station. Larry can attend to everything. We know he can bc trusted.
And if Ashley ever should hear of my
being here, you'll help me make ber
believe 1 came after Larry���had business lhat nobody else could attend to,
and   that  couldn't  possibly   wait."
"If necessary we will 'perjure ourselves like gentlemen.'" Lettice said
gaily. She had got herself in hand.
There was something gallant in thc
way she fought her losing battle.
"Don't bc long, Larry," she called
after him, as he went laggardly from
them. "It is only a Utile while to
train lime. But be sure lo find Ashley, give her my love, and tell her
not to bc too vainglorious over having her picture in thc Era."
"She? Pshaw! she never cares for
such things," the literal-minded Dayton interposed. "Never was a woman
so little vain as my wife���that's what
makes me all the more ashamed of
myself for mistrusting her. Anybody
can sec she could have men running
after her in droves if she'd but lift
a linger, yet she cares for 'em about
ns much as for so many store dummies."
Larry barely made the train,
Geo. Jones
Lame and Interfering horses will
receive special care and attention.
All kinds of hand-made shoes, running shoes, running plates, toe
plates,  etc
All horses entrusted to me will receive  every  care and  attention.
571 Beatty Street
Have you had your Boots and Shoes
repaired yet?
If not, why not?
Then go to
and   have   them   done   at   once,
have a good job done by him.
He is a man who understands boot-
making in all its branches. His prices,
are right.
4524   MAIN   STREET
Between 29th and Main St.
For Quality and Purity come to the
Corner 24th and Main
Z. Aheroni, Prop.
Northwestern League
Vancouver v. Spokane
SEPTEMBER  23  to  28
Weekday   games   4
Saturday   afternoons,
3    o'clock
"All right." replied thc doorkeeper,
"but in case I'm not here when you
come back and to prevent any mistake. I'll give you the Senate pass-
In great astonishment Dunlap in-
qttired,  "What's  thc word?"
"Idiosyncrasy," repeated the doorkeeper soberly.
"I guess I'll stay in," said the visitor, "an' wait fer Cummins."
James Hamilton Lewis, of Chicago
and elsewhere, relates this story as a
true  one :
"A delegation from Kansas once
visited Theodore Roosevelt at Oyster
Bay when he was president. The
President met them. His coat and
collar were off, and he was mopping
his brow.
" 'Ah, gentlemen,' he said, 'delighted to see you. Dee-lighted. But
I'm very busy putting in my hay just
now. Come down to the barn and
we'll talk things over while I work.'
"Down to thc barn bustled the President and the delegation. But where
was 'ne hay?
"'James!' shouted the President,)
'James! where's all the hay?'
"'I'm sorry, sir," called James from
up in thc loft, 'but I ain't had time to
throw it back since you threw it up
for yesterday's delegation.'"
Sir Horace Plunkett, chum of Col
onel Roosevelt, once delivered a lecture in Dublin, Ireland, em tin- besl
way to improve conditions among the
peeor. At that time Sir Horace was
imt exactly a finished speaker. Hi-,
tongue could not do justice lo the J
riches of his mind.
'l'he day following his address he
received from a lady a note containing this statement :
"What you need is two things :
(Da wife, and (2) lessons in elocution."
To this Plunkett sent this reply :
"I have received your letter saying
that I need two things: (1) a wile,
and (2) lessons in elocution. Those
arc only one."
��� *   ���
Norman B. Mack, who is a politician, and who, therefore, never tells
anything but thc truth, relates this
story about  himself :
On one of my trips to New York
I bad to visit a bank that is not very
well known. I got mixed up in my
sense of location, and finally I asked a
newsboy to direct me to thc building, telling him that I would give him
half a dollar for his services. He
agreed, and led me to the bank which
was only four doors away.
"That," I remarked, as I give him
the money, "was half a dolLr easily
"I know it," he said, "but, boss, you
must remember that bank directors
are paid high in New York."
* *      ea
In one of his specchmaking tours
Attorney-General Wickcrsham stopped in a small Western city, and, in
the course of his stay, was standing
on thc street comer talking to a lawyer. There walked oast the couple,
a man who wore thc bandages and
bruises which indicate thc activity of
the human fist.
"ThonV you.   You do mc too much
honor," Lettice began. Suddenly all
I the pride, lhe dignity, the sense of
outrage within her melted to a flood-
ling tenderness, She held out beseeching    arms,     saying    brokenly :
jed to
w No,
THE USE OF WATER for lawns, gardens,
streets and sidewalk sprinkling is strictly pro*
hibited. Any persona violating this rufe will
subject themselves to having the water turned
off and leave themselves liable to be charged
with wilfully wasting the water supplied.
Waterworks Superintendent
amount provided for street improvements in Bylaw No. 7. Estimated cost $411.
14. Re Concrete Culvert and Box
Drain���Westminster Road : Re
commended that a 5ft. concrete
culvert bc constructed across Westminster Road between Wales
Street and Vivian Street, anil a
3x3ft. box drain constructed
through Lot 5a, D. L. 50, from
Wales Street to Westminster Road
culvert,  and  the  cost   charged    to
thc amount provided feir street Improvements in Bylaw No. 7 :
Estimated cost of culvert   $830.00
_Health Department
McGibbon Hodgs
Lumber Compj
Phone : Fair. 1659
l.arry!   l.arry!   I   can't   give you
Even if you don't love me, let me stay
with  you!"
ttiilei voicing her crying there was
a sense of its futility. What had she
lee appeal to? In what name, by what
right, could she keep him front his
desire? Even though the path to it
was clearly the way of ruin, her own
act, her own doctrine, forbade her to
protest. Out of ber own mouth she
was judged���and condemned. The
sanctities she had flouted and set at
naught rose to mock and jeer at her
in  this supreme hour.
'We had better get out of this���
and quickly," Larry said. "Will you
wait lor me at lhe station? I must
settle things a bit���and write a note���"
"I will bc there," his wife interrupted. As they swung about she
fell back a few paces, dropped her
eyes, and let her reeling brain steady
itself. She was, after a sort, stunned.
Temperamentally she was intensely
jealous, but until now Larry had
never given her the least occasion for
Ashley Dayton! The last woman
in the world! Tallish, rather awkward, a bad dresser���in fact, nearly a
dowdy. But she had married a rich
man, a confirmed woman-hater. Further. Lettice reflected, in the social
life of Endtown Mrs. Dayton counted.
Without effort on her own part, she
had always and everywhere a train of
thc best men.
What they saw in her no woman
could understand, though the most
captious admitted she bad fine eyes,
and the charm of her soft, slurring
speech, which seemed to caress the
ear. was undeniable. Then Lettice recalled, with a knifelikc pang, Larry
had once said of her : "She rests
you���body and soul."    Lettice herself
'.-hadows   hatcbeling   the  streets,
people   in   summer   bravery    drifting
slowly up and down the pavements.
By a mighty effort Lettice escaped
Dayton's insistence, lie was feir
whisking them in his ear out to the
Country Club. He had whispered
loudly to Larry lhat it would bc i|uite,
quite safe���Dr. Dunham was away for
two days���and lots of other folk, the
very best soit, were sure to bc dining there.
Lettice flung herself face down
across the foot of her bed. It was so
soft, so white, so dainty, the very
nest to woo sleep. But it seemed to
her she could never sleep again. Not
in Lawrence Miller's house���yet how
could she leave it at this crisis?
Presently she heard Larry's step,
loath and heavy, on the stair. She
shuddered strongly, and buried her
face deeper. He came and stood a
yard away, looking down at her, but
not speaking for a long time.
When she could bear it no longer,
she sat suddenly upright, crying in a
strained whisper :
"What is it? There can be nothing
"No!" Larry said dully, his voice
shaking as with ague. "It is onlv
this : you can keep mc���if you will.
At thc pinch Ashley decided I wasn't
worth the sacrifice of Dayton's million. Don't you wish you hud let him
strangle me?"
"No! No!" Lettice cried, slipping
down on her knees, her frame racked
with hard, dry sobbing. After a while
she said brokenly : "1 will not keep
you unless you���want to stay���
though it will bc���something���to
know you  are  comfortable."
Larry turned from her voiceless, his
face working. As he went through
the door and on down the stair she
buried her face in her hands and
sobbed :
"Anne! Happy, happy Anne! 1
envy  you."���The  "Scrap   Book."
Patronize the
Province Renovate
, j tne   S!unici|>niii>r e.^..V��nrniiver's Pioneer
and j Licence   will   be  prosecuted   as  provided   6y
the   Trades   Licence   Ilylaw.
Chief of  Police.
Dated July 31, 1912.
The Government Auditing Commissioner of
lhe above-named Municipality will have his
office open from 10 to 11 in the forenoon of
each day (except days on whie-li he Public
Inquiry is being held) for the purpose of
passing accounts l and any Ratepayer or
Owner may bc present and may make any
objection to such accounts ag arc before the
C. M. C.
The Commissioner appointed to investigate
the matters relating to the management of
tbe School affairs, as well as the management
of the Municipal affairs of the Corporation
of South Vancouver, will hold a session of
public inquiry at the hour of 10a.m., Monday,
September 23, 1912, in the Counoi) Chamber
of the Municipal Hall, corner 43rel Avenue
and   Fraser  St.,   South   Vancouver.
Any  persons  having  knowledge  of  the  affairs in question are requested to be present.
C. M. C.
"Do you believe in luck?"
"Yes, sir. How else could I account for the success of my neighbors ?"
*   *   *
"Sir. I have all the gems of English literature in my library."
"Yes, and I notice they are uncut
gems." SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1912
Messrs Shubert and Wm. A.  Brady present the
Gilbert & Sullivan Festival Company
From the  New York  Casino Theatre
And   the   New   York   Cacino   Chorus   anel   Orchestra
In  a  revival  season  of  Gilbert   &   Sullivan's   greatest  comic  operas
Presenting  on   Monday  and  Saturetay  Evenings  and  Saturday  Matinee
Tuesday   and   Friday   Evenings   "THE   PIRATES   OF   PENZANCE"
Wednesday Matinee and Evening "PINAFORE"
Thursday  Evening   (only  time)   "PATIENCE"
N.B.���Notwithstanding   tbe   great   company  of  stars  and   the  magnitude  of  thc  different productions,  regular  prices  will  prevail  at ever:/ performance.
Prices 50c to $2.00 MAIL ORDER  SALE  NOW OPEN
Telephone : Sey. 3465
Matters Musical and Dramatic
B.   Howard
Main  and  Harris
Phone : Sey. 7012
PRICES : 25c, 35c, and 50c
MATINEES 25c any seat
English Bay Theatre
An   engagement   unprecedented  in
I the annals of local theatrical history
i- announced at the English Bay
Theatre next week, when the Gilbert and Sullivan  Festival Company,
'which includes De Wolf Hopper,
Blanche Dufficbl, Eugene Cowles,
George MacFarlane, Arthur Aldridge,
Kate Condon, Viola Gillette, Arthur
(Cunningham. Alice Brady, Louise
Barthcl, and the New York Casino
chorus of fifty six people, and an
augmented orchestra will he seen in
a revival of tin- molt popular of Gil
ln-rt and Sullivan's VVOrk, which Includes "The Mikado," "Pinafore,"
"Patience," and "The Pirates <jf
This remarkable    organization    is
identically  the  same  that  hut   recent
ly concluded a record-breaking engagement at the Casino Theatre,
New York, which playhouse has been
; the birth-place eef every one eef these
revivals since they became operative
two years aye
The  Gilbert   and  Sullivan   Festival
Ceimpany, counting its principals, ils
Ire this week with crowds (,f people
who   sit   breathless   and   follow   the
streeiig   development     of     thc     plot, j
"Drink" is one of the most powerful
dramas   ever  put    upon    a    stage.,
Charles Ayrcs was very convincing
ai r.eeiigct the comrade, who seeki
to   convert    his   fellow-workmen    to
total  abstinence.    Isabella    Fletcher
was a sweetly sympathetic Ger-
vaise. Mary Stevens plays thc ex-
acting  part   of  Virginie   with  great
Strength, and in  fad  the whole company   are  good,   while   the  scenery  is!
�� onderful.
Next week will he given one of the
liiggesi    successes   of     tin-     current ;
Mage.     This   will   he   "Raffles,"   and
ems made popular hy the late lament-,
ed   English   star,   Kyrle   Bclh-w,  who1
produced  il  in   New  York  City with i
phenomenal   success,  and   then   took
it to London.   It is a dramatization
of the widely read novel "The Amateur   Cracksman,"   written     by     thc
popular   novelist.   E.     W.     Hornung.
; The novel reached many editions, and
was   read   hy   nearly   every   lover   of
Lowell   and   Ester   Drew  in   a  little
skit  called  "At  the   Drug  Store."
Fle> and Oliver Walters are twee
young sisters who have combined a
leet of singing and dancing talents
intee a dainty and nie.-t enjoyable
little "sister" act.
The seven Texas Tulips hold the
boards i"<>r a quarter of an hour's
reign of diversified j-<y, registering
many hits with darky melodies anel
levee- dancing. They feature a ver-
sion of ilee famous Texas Tommy
dance that is claimed to rank ahead
of any other presented here.
��    *    *
Panama Theatre
With sweet music, pretty girls.
beautiful costumes and wholesome
fun, the Frank Rich Company is play
ing its feiunli week at  the  Panama
Theatre to capacity houses,
This week's bill is a diversion from
the three previous ones, as there i-
more eef a plot, and the comedy situations and entanglements keep the audience in a continuous r'.ar when ne,t
listening te, the varied musical and
special numbers which include Miss
Rich in a s.ih, obligato; "Angel Eyes,"
by Mis, Raymond; "Puff, Puff Puff,"
l.y Miss Maudevill; "On the <ju'u-i."
hy Jack Fleming, anel "The- Band
Came   Hack."   by   Tommy   Hums   ami
Hastings & Gore     Phone Sey. 3907
To-night 6.15 M.tinee S��l. 2.15
Chas.   Warner's   Great   European
From   Zola's   "L'Assommoir"
Unequalled       Vaudeville       Means       Pantages
Week Commencing Mon. Sept. 23
SHOW STARTS- 2.45. 7 15, and 9 '0 p.m
Bewildering demonstration of Thought
Transmission as applied to Music
Five   other   big  Acts
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The many friends and admirers
here and in Canada will be glad to
hear of the success which is attending
Miss Edith Miller in her preparation
feer eipera under the direction of M.
Jean dc Reszke, in Paris. After her
successful concert'season in London
last year, Miss Miller pursued a lung-
felt ambition and proceeded to Paris.
Since September she has been working quietly and steadily under the
famous teacher's guidance, intent up-
<m completing a three years Course
in 13 or 14 months. Tlie result has
more than justified her ambition in
the opinion both of M. Jean de Res-
xkc and his brother, M. Kdentard tie
Reszke. Miss Miller also has had
the great advantage of being (rained
fur  the  "utisi-  en   scene"  by   Madame
Weinschenk, who trained Madame
Kelvina. and it is hoped that, follow-
ing  the  example  of  her  gifted  com-
patriot. Miss Miller may appear in
eipera in Paris befure making her
debut in London opera. Thc roles
tu which Miss Miller is devoting
special study arc Delila ("Samson et
Delila"), Charlotte (."Werther"), Ani-
neris ("Aida"), and, above all, Carmen.
A Paris correspondent wrote recently   of   her   as     follows :        "The
Manitoba Nightingale has a confidence in her fu.ure which comes from
the keen enjoyment she takes in the
study of this new branch of her art,
and thc importance uf the wurk she
has already done is another guarantee
of the fresh laurels she may expect
|t.e gain."
Miss Miller was in London in July
i lu arrange fur he debut there, and
! will   return   tu   Paris   iu   October   t"
complete her studies during the succeeding winter months.��� Canadian
Week   e.f   September   23
The Verona Troupe of Lady Cyclists
Edward  Dorking
Survivor of tin- Titanic Disaster
Presenting "A  Four Leaf Clover"
4 other S. St. ('   Acts "i Quality
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Viola Gillette as Little Buttercup, and George MacFarlane as Capt. Corcoran in the revival of "Pinafore" by
the New  York  Casino  All-star  Cast at the English Bay Theatre next week
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chorus and the orchestra which they fiction.    This will be one of the best
themselves carry, together with the
heads and various assistants of the
different mechanical departments,,
which number in all eeiie hundred and
ten persons, make all their journeys
by special train.
The following repertoire has been
arranged fur the presentation uf these
different operas :
Monday   evening���"The   Mikadi
Tuesday  evening���"The   Pirates
Wednesday   matinee  and   eveinti
' Pinafore."
Thursday c\ ening���"Patience."
Friday   Evening���"The.    Pirates
Saturday   matinee   and   evenin
"The Mikado."
attractions of the season,
Orpheum Theatre
Five   dashing   lady     cyclists,     the
Verona Troupe, with  Master VVallis,
Europe's   greatest    wheelman,    will
headline lhe Cuming week's bill at the
Orpheum  Theatre.      The    act    was
.  brought  here from  the  YVintergarten
eef  Berlin  fur a  tour  of the  Sullivan
_ and Considine circuit.
A  decided novelty will  be offered
by Robert llildreth and Co., who will
,,(  present  a  rural  protean  comedy,  cn-
lilleel "A  Four Leaf Clover."
���      Edward  Dorking, a survivor of the
ill-fated   Titanic,  will   be  beard   in   a
lecture   describing   the   last   moments
un board thc giant ocean greyhound.
Xeuss  and   Kldrcd,  a  pair  of  confidential comedians and acrobats, will
hold thc attention of Orpheum patrons
md difficult ac-
The staging and costuming of this
production are lavish, and outdo any
��� if lhe company's previous efforts.
As an utterly discouraging proof
uf the futility of concert-giving in
Berlin . .iii- of the more prominent reviewers of that city lays bare thc actual facts, in so far as they are at all
accessible, concerning one of the best
e-eein-e-n months eef ilu- pasi season.
Leaving out of consideration the
"popular" concerts for charitable ob
jects, as well as a'.l mine.r entertainments,   he   finds   lhat   in   that   month
of thirty days, Sundays included,
there wcre given  in all  185  concerts.
Of these KS5 there were at most 24
that proved lucrative to the concert-
givers. Under this heading must bc
entered the Philharmonic Orchestra
concerts conducted by Arthur Niki-
son, the concerts of the Philliaimonic
Chorus under Siegfried Ochs, the
Royal QPera House Symphony Concerts under Richard Strauss's baton,
and so forth. Then there were 22
concerts at which the receipts probably equalled the expenses, or at any
rate covered a considerable percentage of them. The remainder, that is
to say 139, were given to "papered''
It is difficult to estimate the actual
Sum buried on these occasions, as the
expense of undertaking them varies
so widely in different ease- Those
who want t" give- a concert with orchestra must expect to pay upwards
of $1.iiii0 or over that amount; on the
other hand, the mosi modest recital
can scarcely bc given for less than
$100 or  SI-'?.
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but   what     eli'l
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e l St
Avenue Theatre
This week  "The Girl  in  lhe  Taxi"
|is  surely  testing  thc capacity  of  the
popular   East   haul   playhouse.     It   is
small  wonder  that  this should  be so' by  their funny  fall
as it has been many moons since such   robatic stunts,
ia  thoroughly  enjoyable  dramatic  en-      Another enjoyable treat will bc had
tertainment   has   been   offered    Van-1 when   the   Bohemian     Quartette    of
couver playgoers.    From  rise  to fall   male   vocalists   make   their   debut   in
uf the curtain hilarity has reigned su-' popular and classical melodies.
preme, and it is guud clean, clever and      Klass and Bcrnie, one an accordeon
original   fun.     The   Lawrence   Stock j player, and the other a violinist, will
Cumpauy have already an established I be found in the first division of popu-
reputation for plays of this type, and  lar favorites.
.in "The Girl in tlie Taxi" they have      Billy   Link, a comedian, and  Blos-
fairly    outdone    themselves.      Every som Robinson will offer some smart
j member   of   tbe   company   has   been ! talk and catchy songs,
j provided with a rule admirably suited *   ��    *
i to   them,   and   their  work   has     been.
without   exception,   worthy     eif     the
I highest praise.
The  attraction   for  next   week   has
not yet been announced, but Messrs.
Lawrence   &   Sandusky  state   that   it
Pantages Theatre
A bewildering exhibition of thought
transmission is to be presented in the
feature act of the new  Pantages bill
wili be one eif the highest class, never  by  Mercedes and his talented assist
Heading his company at the Avenue Theatre
befure shown in this city at popular
prices, and is sure to cause a sensa-
tieen. It will lie staged with a lavish
disregard of expense and cast to tbe
full strength of a company augmented
for the occasion. It had a tremendous run in Xew York when first presented, which success was tin ere than
duplicated on the road, and capacity
houses are sure tei greet its production at tbe Avenue. Monday evening.
September 23 will witness its first performance, to continue one week only,
with the regular matinees of Wednesday and Saturday. Make your reservations early.
*   *   *
Empress Theatre
That   wonderfully     realistic     play
"Drink" is filling the Empress Thea-
ant, Madame Stantone. These two
present the startling proposition of
recognizing telepathy, or thought
transference as an understandable
science, and giving a most convincing
demonstration of its possibilities in
actual practice.
As feir the rest of the new bill it
is dominated by laughsmiths, with the
Great Harrah and company���tbe
company being winsome young women roller skating experts���as the
single exception,
Copcland and Payton are announced
as two of the most skilful laugh
makers in thc aggregation, their particular forte being patter and singing
while going through some sort of
tomfoolery in the role of waiters.
Next to head thc laugh  legkm is
Who will appear in a big act at the Pantages Theatre next week TEN
The first practice e.i ihe Collingwood Rangers Football Club was held
,.n Saturday last. The Rangers will
pri-e-nt ,i stre.ng line up thii (all.
* ��    ��
Twelve new houses e.u Ferris Road
;Ui,! on aelplining streets have just
been completed, All of them have
changed hands within the past few
<e      *       *
I'.lading   has   been   commenced   e,n
[oyce Street, Coiling* I.    It " e*
nectetl thai there will be a wo ur
three fool till between Budid Avenue
and  Westminster   Road.
* ��   ���
The C B l-'eamev Hardware dun
Mtiy, ���'! East Collingwood, will occupy the store in a new building ne
ing erected on Joyce Street by Mr.
C, Boardman about October 1.
* *   *
Furniture was broken and several
small articles were Stolen by a person or persons Who broke into the
real estate office of Mr. CoJUttW .corner of Main Street and Bodwell Koad.
��e      *      ��
Main- e,f the stores and residences
in Seeiith Vancouver were decorated
in festive style to mark lhe occasion
,,f the visit of the Duke ot Connaught
this week. The holiday on Thursday
was generally observed.
* ��    *
Property-owners on Grant Ruad
are petitioning to have the road widened from a 33ft. to a 43ft. road. All
the propertv-owners, with thc exception of a very few, have signed, asking for the widening.
Se        *        *
The lire brigade of Ward 1 was
called to a bush fire on Euclid Avenue, near Mel lardy Street, on rues-
day night about 7 o'clock. Several
bouses were in danger for a lime until the blaze was got under con-
* e(.       *
W'eerk on the new Russell Block, 'en
Fraser Avenue, adjoining tbe Peoples
Trust Ceimpany building, is rapidly
Hearing completion. Thc store will
be occupied by Hamilton Brothers,
who will open up in the furniture
* *       ek
The Chambers' Drug Company, of
East Collingwood, will move from
Iheir present premises on Joyce
Streel to the new Foreman Block at
the cornet of Vanness Avenue and
Joyce Street about the middle of October.
�����    ��   *
Two valuable horses which strayed
from the stable of Mrs. A. U. McRae,
Shaughnessy Heights, were picked up
by Mr. John Crowley, Wales Road.
Crowley in turn handed them over to
a man named Sweeney, who returned
them to Mrs. McRae.
* si    *
Falling from the upper portion of the
framework of a building in the course
of ci instruction, on Ferris Road, near
Fraser Avenue, a carpenter by the
name of Patrican, residing on 28th
Avenue, near Main Street, was injured
mi   Monday  afternoon.
* *       *
Messrs. Alexander & Scars inform
their clients and the preifession that
the offhjfes of the firm were on
September 16 removed from Suite
64 Hutchinson Block to rooms 419,
420 and 421 Rogers Building, corner
Granville and Pender Streets, Vancouver, B. C.
* ���   ���
Mrs. Thorpe, of 325 Twenty-fifth
Avenue a few days agu picked up an
18-carat gnld watch, whieh she handed
over to a police constable. The police
made enquiries, and through ex-Reeve
Pound located tbe owner, Mrs. Kate
Wentwood, of Twenty-tirst Avenue,
and returned the watch to her.
* *       Se
On Friday evening last week
"Sp.'ngridge" Good Templar Lodge
Xei. /e.1 held its usual weekly meeting in the Cedar Cottage Hall, Vic-
le.ria Ruad, Brother Timms, O.T., presiding. After the initiation ceremony
was gone through the matter of the
application for bottle licence at Collingwood was bfOUght Up. It was
pointed out that the South Vancouver
Licence Commissioners, at their last
regular meeting, laid the matter over
until Iheir next meeting, which will
be the second Wednesday in Decern
ber. A paper entitled "lle>w Mental
Power May be Weakened" was read.
and whieh proved instructive and interesting.
Great interest is now being manifested by architects, builders, and contractors in "Lito Silo," a composition
flooring which although new in Canada is being very successfully operated in the Old Country.
The company claim the following
advantages over other classes of similar flooring :
Fireproof and waterproof: very
light and sanitary; a nonconductor of
heat and cold; non-flammable; used
in frosty weather will not freeze;
made in all colors but pure white; infinitely cheaper than any other class
of flooring; guaranteed for five years;
easily repaired at a very small cost;
easily nailed and screwed into, and
will not crack; made in bulk or
moulded intei required designs; ready
for use 8 hours after laying; a first-
class flooring for school rooms, corridors, ballrooms, billiard rooms, kitchens, pantries, bathrooms, toilets,
stores, basements, ships' decks, and
public buildings. It will take on a
very high polish, can be cleaned easily
as thc dirt will not sink into it.
Samples and full particulars can be
obtained from P. Pollock, 432 Pender
Street West.
Mr. J. W. Mulland, of the New-
Prison Farm, in Burnaby, has re-
reported to the South Vancouver police that a light bay horse, about
1050 lbs., with forctop and a little of
the mane cut off is missing from the
Mr. A. Chamber*, oi Collingwood
Fast,   is   'en   a   un,ulh's   trip   to   the
��� ���   s$
Mr. Herbert Kent, of Collingwood
East,  has lefl  on a  week's  hunting
*e       *       es
Health  Officer   Pcngellj   Iui    re
mined  ir.mi  a   trip  to  Sacramento,
*   *
Mrs.  A.  Tail.  e,f Victoria,  is wsii
ing   with   Mr    and Mrs.    11.    Parker.
Rupert  Sireet.
��� * *
Mrs, Granl Phipps, Joyce Road,
Collingwood East, is spending the
week iii Victoria.
si     *     *
Chief uf Police Jackson, oi Semth
Vancouver, returned freun a hunting
trip tu Vancouver  Island  ibis week.
��� *    *
Mr. J. A. Dale, with bis ton. Prof,
J. A. Dale and daughter, has just
returned to England after having
spent   the  summer  with   his  sun,   Mr.
R. II. Dale, of South Vancouver.
��� ��   ��
The many friends uf Mrs. Scott,
curner of Westminster Reiad and
Joyce Streel, will be pleased to learn
that she is recovering from her re-
cenl illness, and returned from the
hospital  to her  home   this  week.
���       e��        *
At the Westminster Manse. 275
23rd Avenue East, on Wednesday.
September 11, Miss Annie Wen/ig.
6304 Quebec Street, South Vancouver, was quietly married to Arthur
Edward Dann, 831 Davie Street, by
the  Rev.  George D.  Ireland.
Se       *       *
A pretty wedding was celebrated
at the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs.
A. K. Macl.ean, 334 23rd Avenue
East, 'in Wednesday morning, the 11th
inst., at 11.30, when Miss Maria
Louise M mm i, formerly of Cape
Breton, was united in marriage to
Alexander Henry Matheson, of the
firm e,f Matheson & Jacobson, New
Westminster. The bride was married in a grey broadcloth travelling
suit with silk blouse to match, and a
large black satin hat with plumes.
She was attended by her sister, Miss
Munro, who wore white muslin over
pink. The bride's aunt, Mrs. Mac-
Lean, was gowned in grey voile trimmed with gold lace. After the wedding luncheon, at which a large number of relatives of the bridal party
sat down, Mr. and Mrs. Matheson
took the boat for Victoria and Portland, where they will spend their
honeymoon. The wedding ceremony
was performed by the Rev. George
D. Ireland, of Westminster Church,
South Vancouver. Mr. and Mrs.
Matheson will reside at the corner of
Seventh Street and Fourth Avenue,
New Westminster.
Church officers are invited to send in
for free publication under this head Such
announcements as they desire to have
made of services and meetings for the
current week. To ensure insertion on
Priday, notices should bc received at this
diice by Wednesday eveninc.
Disastrous Fire  Razes  Residence  of
Mrs. P. Scully���A Narrow Escape
Fire completely razed the four-
roomed residence of Mrs. P. Scully,
corner of Wilson Road and Pacey
Avenue, on Sunday night about 10 p.m.
The loss is about $2,500.
The lire was discovered by Capt.
Harweiod, o' No. 3 Fire Hall, whose
residence k next door to the Scully
Ordering his own family to get
out and across the road as quickly
as possible, Captain Harwood took
command of the volunteers from Xo,
3 Fire Hall, who had quickly responded to an alarm, and in a short
time after thc fire was discovered three
streams of water were playing on the
Former Captain Albert Price, who
happened to be on Main Streel, saw
the Haines, and rushed to the scene of
the fire, where he did excellent service.
Volunteers from lire balls Nos.4and
5 also responded tei the call feir as
sistance, and together they fought
the lire successfully.
Captain llarwuud's bouse at one
time caught lire, as did also an adjoining shack, but both buildings were
The tire originated in the basemen)
uf Scully's house, near the back door,
and as the family say they had had
no tire in thc stove feer several hours,
how the blaze started is a mystery on whieh the police are working.
Two men who were sleeping in the
Scully house ai the time narrowly
escaped suffocation,
Westminster Presbyterian Church,
Corner 26th Avenue and Sophia
Street (one block east of Main) : Min.
ister, Rev. George D. Ireland, B.A.
Residence, 275 Twenty-third Avenue
East. Services at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.
The Minister will preside at both services. Sunday School and Bible class,
conducted by the Minister, at 2.30.
Wednesday Service at 8 p.m. Y. P.
S. C. E., Monday, 8 p.m. Ladies' Aid
Society, third Thursday of the month,
at 2.30 p.m.. President, Mrs. James
Esslemont; Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs
John  Mouat.
* ���    *
Knox  Presbyterian  Church, Carleton   Hall,   Collingwood :     Services ;
Sunday morning, 11.30; evening, 7.30;
Sunday   School,   10.30   a.m.;    Young
I People's Guild after Evening Service.
i Minister :    Rev. Geo.  C.  F. Pringle.
Residence :   School Road.
* ���    ���
St.   David's   Presbyterian   Church,
Winser Street, near  Bodwell Road :
Service   at   11   a.m.;   Sunday   School
and   Bible class,  2.30  p.m.;  Evening
i Service at 7.30.
* *    ���
Methodist Church, Westminster
Road, Collingwood : Services : Sun-
��� day morning, 11 a.m.; evening, 7.30;
Sunday School, 2.30. Epworth League,
Monday, 8 p.m.. Prayer Meeting Wednesday,  8  p.m.
��   *   *
South Hill Baptist Church: Fraser
I Avenue. Services, 11 a.m. and 7:30
I p.m.    Sunday School, 3 p.m.   Pastor,
Rev. W. 11. Redman.    Residence, 523
Fifty-third Avenue  East.
* Se       *
St. Peter's Church, Main Street :
Services : Sunday morning, 11 a.m.;
evening, 7.30. Sunday School, 2.45.
Holy Baptism, 4 p.m.; Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a.m. Vicar :
Rev. G. F. C. Caffin, M.A. Residence,
144 39th Avenue Wes^
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St. Margaret's Church, Agnes Road,
Cedar Cottage : Services : Sunday
morning, 11 a.m.; Evening, 7.30. Holy
Communion : First Sunday in month,
11 a.m.; third Sunday, 8.30 a.m.; Vicar
Rev. Wm. Bell, M.A., Churchwardens,
Messrs. C Williams and F. W. Tucker.
Organist and choirmaster, A. R. Pearson.
��e      9      *
Ferris Road Methodist Church, Slat
Avenue, one block west of Fraser :
Sabbath services : 11 a.m. and 7.30
p.m.; Sabbath School and Adult
Bible Class, 2.30 p.m.; Teacher, Bible
Class, the Pastor. Epworth League,
Monday, 8 p.m., Mr. Frank Harford,
president. Prayer Services, Wednesday, 8 p.m.; Choir practice, Friday,
8 p.m.; Choir leader, Mr. T. Coltart.
Ladies' Aid meets first Wednesday in
every month, Mrs. John Pye, president.
* *   *
Gospel Hall,  Gartley Road, Cedar
I Cottage :   Services :  11 a.m. and 7.30
' p.m.; Sunday School, 3 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study, 8 p.m.   All invited.
* ���   *
Cedar Cottage Hall, Baptist Church
Services:  Sunday  11  a.m.   and   7.30
p.m.;  Bible Class, 2.30 p.m.
* *   ���
Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church :
Services : 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.;
S.S.E. Bible Class, 2.30. Pastor J. C.
\\ 1 lie the Minto Cup passed from
Vancouver  to  -New   Westminster this
! fall, on the showing of the Vancouver
Athletic   Club   Mann   Cup-holders  in
, Iheir games against the C. X. R. team
oi   Winnipeg    there   is   little   chance
I of   the   emblem   "I    the   amateur   la-
eriisse championship "i Canada departing  from  Vancouver for some time.
\\ Kile  the   sinewing  oi    the     Prairie
challengers was on the whole disappointing,  it  but   threw out  into  hold
I relief tlu- accomplishments oi the de-
j fending club.     In every    respect    the
i Vancuuver team see excelled the cbal-
i lengers   lhat   comparisons   would   be
invidious.     Even   granting   that     the
i challengers suffered Irenn a Feng railway  trip, and  that they  were not  in
the best of shape owing tei thc small
number   oi   games   they   have   played
ihis  year,  their almost  utter  lack  uf
system  is  not  reassuring  for  the  future  of  the  national  game    on     the
Prairies.    Dazzled and bewildered by
the  brilliance  of  the  game  exhibited
by   the  cup-holders,    the     Winnipeg
club  was   swamped  beneath   a  score
which makes new history in the annals of the game in Canada.
Se    *    ��
Xei better evidence of the quality of
i the game played by the cup-holders
i has been offered to the public than the
matches which have just taken place.
When we stale that the Vancouver
Athletic Club should be able to dispose of any amateur club in Canada
without any great difficulty, wc believe that we have stated a fact to
which all who saw- the games will
quickly ascribe. All the tactics which
wcre used to such great advantage by
the famous old Westminster team
were exhibited, and well might the la.
crossc-loving public of Vancouver and
lhe Coast feel proud of the club which
now holds the Mann silverware. With
a well-balanced team, strong on both
the defensive and offensive, and with
a system of play which might be
emulated to advantage by some of
thc more pretentious professional
clubs, the cup-holders breezed home
from start to finish. If the palm is
to be given to thc coast for professional lacrosse it should also be given
to the amateurs
If the trip of the Winnipeg club is
productive of nothing else, it has
demonstrated to the Prairie players
the chasm they must bridge before
they can hope to successfully come
into touch with the Mann Cup. It
should be an incentive to them to
adopt a system of play similar to that
displayed by the cup-holders, whose
tactics so easily earned them a further lease on the silverware. If the
trip but stimulates a better system of
play among the prairie clubs it will
have been a jaunt well made.
s)    *    *
Few sportsmen will commend the
action of the Dominion Lacrosse Association in its stand that the champion  team  of the "Big Four" must
not travel tei the Coast this year in
j quest of the Minto Cup on account
I of unfriendly relations between these
; two organizations. Evidently the
[East has not yet forgotten the raids
Ipf the Coast Clubt upon their players,
[and they believe that this method will
, besl  chastise them.
��    ���   *
While   this   excuse   will   probably
I satisfy sume of the spurts in lhe East,
lit is possible that semie of the clubs
(have met yet forgotlen what happened to other teams from the cent belt
which  have  invaded  the  Ceeast,  and
what  might  bc  expected  if  the  Tor-
iontos decided on a trip here this fall.
When   everything   is   said   and   done
| this is no doubt  the real reason  why
the  "Big  Four" organization  is  not
willing lu let their pets try out their
.skill with the Coast cbampiuiis. When
the  Dominion   Lacrosse  Association
; was   formed   it   was   with  a  blare  of
[ trumpets  and with lhe statement that
��� the greatest ever in thc lacrosse world
would be exhibited by the clubs em-
| bracing  that    organization.      Rather |
I than have this phantasy shattered, the1
j Toronto!   will   stay   home   this   year
and count the money they lost   and1
I the reputation  they saved by having!
the  association  assume  the  responsibility of their nut    coming    tei    the
| Cuast.     Xo  better   method  could  be
adopted  of  assuring   the    Cuast     of
jiulding  the   cup   fur  many  years  to
j come, and uf just buw small senile of
j the  Eastern    sporting    organizations
can be.
*    *    *
With   tbe   curtain   about  to   fall   iu
j the   Northwestern   Baseball   League, l
the fans are occupied with one of the'
i finest races ever witnessed in tbe his- j
j tory  of  the  game    in    the    Pacific.
j Xorthwcst.     During  the  past  e.ettple
eif   weeks   the   positiein   of   lhe   Vancouver,    Spokane   and   Seattle   clubs-
has been but little changed, and any
one of thc  three clubs has a chance e
of grabbing  the  honors.    To  pick  a
winner   in   that   trio   at   this   lime   of
writing is a task which few would attempt.     In   Vancouver   the   fans   are
pinning   their   faith   on   the   abilities |
of   the   Beavers   to   emerge   un   tup,
while the same holds true in respect
to the Southern teams where they receive   their   support.      Spokane    and
Vancouver   will  battle  it   out  on   the .
local   grounds   next     week,    and     if|
either of these clubs are to float the j
pennant   next   year   that     club    will ���
practically   have  to  make  a  clean-up:
eif the series.    Should they split, (he
Seattle   club  will  have  an    excellent i
chance   of   winning.     Another   week,'
however, and it will all bc over.
Se        Se       *
The death of Harold 11 (2.03-VO
in Winnipeg the other day marks the j
passing away of one of the most '
famous pacers in the history ot tbe .
race-track in Canada. Game and will- '
ing,  those who witnessed Harold  IT. I
set the mark oi 2.07 some year- age>
will not sejuii forget that memorable
race. Harold H. was heavily backed to
win that race in straight heats. T<. ei,,
that be beat Chestnut in the lirst
beat in record time, and as tain fell,
and thc track became heavy, Harry
Q. cantered eeff with the next three
heats and tbe race. It was a hard
blow to the Mackenzie followers,
though, they received sonic satisfaction a few days later, 'lhe same fall
Harold H. made his mark of 2.03^
at Milwaukee, but ill Ihe same race a
foot Was injured, anel his career "ii
the track was ended,
*    *    *
The Council uf Seeuth Vancouver
are lei be complimented fur tin- manner in which they are laying <>tit the
ground at the back uf the Municipal
Hall. Many a hard word was said
against them during the summer, as.
it was thought that all the available
ground lor athletic games was being
taken up bv buildings. The hearts
eef the youth e,f Seeuth Hill will be
gladdened, as they have one of the
finest football pitches we have leen
for many a day.
The lirst game of the season will
take place between Semth Hill ami
Riverview clubs un Saturday. Both
clubs are making their how in the
senior ranks this year, and South
Vancouver football enthusiasts will
watch with interest their struggle- for
supremacy in the premier amateur organization. Last year the Seeuth Hill
team   wun   the   championship   uf   lhe
South Vancouver League.
S��        Se       Se
As many will bc taking advantage)
eif the week-cnd3 for fishing, the
writer would advise them tu try the
dry fishing. While it is more fatiguing, at the same time it proves more
effective than ordinary lly fishing.
When dry fishing, never use more
than two flies. Many fishermen unly
use one. You must use the \cry
finest of gut. Dry lly fishing is best
practised from the middle of ihe
stream, dropping your fly lightly mi
the water a few inches from the
bank. As some may not understand
what the term of dry fly fishing means,
it may be explained that in every
stream, em close examination of the
water, you will find numbers of
drowned flies floating with the water.
These the trout eat, hence when a
fisherman throws his cast on the
water and draws it toward him, to.
the trout it has the appearance of the
drowned fly. The trout is a keen
hunter, and is in its clement when
trying tu catch a living fly on the
water. Dry fishing is to represent
lhe living lly. This can bc done with
any ordinary busked hook. When
casting allow your flies to land lightly
on the water; only let them touctl
tbe water for a second, then make a
circle round your head with your rod
and the rush through the air takes
the moisture off the flies, and drop-
ping them they do neit sink and have
always the appearance of the living
lly. When dry fly fishing never attempt tei drag the Hy through tlie
Mr. William Sampson, the Cornish
evangelist, took part in the service al
Wesley Church un Sunday morning,
and in the evening be closed bis
special  services  in   the  Water  Street
Mission. This week he is at Xew
Westminster, On Friday next he will
preach at the City Rescue Mission,
40 Cordova Street East, Vancouver,
at 8 o'clock.
ft       Se      SI
A basket sucial concert and dance
will be held on Monday next at 8 p.m.
in St. Mary's Parish Hall, eeerncr uf
52nd Avenue and Prince Albert
Street, under the auspices of South
Hill L.O.L. No. 2243. Prizes will be
awarded fur the best decorated basket,  and  also   fur   tbi'Se  reaching  the
highest offer.   Ladies who desire tee
take part i'i the competition have been
asked t<��� forward their names to following committee I Messrs, R. C.
Eakin, 47th Avenue; W. Kennedy,
56th and Main; J. Lucas, Ctttlbden
Street; and W. W. Hilton, 47th
Avenue, P. (). I',,ex 1022 South Hill.
One of the members of the Frank Rich Musical Comedy Company appearing
at the Panama Theatre
British Columbia calls for
British Brain & British Gold
On the western rim of the greatest empire that has been, a marvellous city is in the making.
Vancouver's story is more wonderful than that of any fabled city
of the East.
South Vancouver adjoins this commercial outpost of Empire.
Today the sunny slope on the North Arm of the mighty Fraser
offers the same chances to investors that Vancouver offered ten
years ago.
South Vancouver calls for three different types of Britishers���
manufacturers to build factories on four miles and a half of deep
fresh-water frontage in its primeval state; merchants with a few
hundred pounds to go into business; and honest men and women
who will work.
South Vancouver has splendid rail and water transportation
facilities, a population of 35,000 prosperous householders, cheap
homesites, and the best climate on earth.
Charles Harrison - Se��reta&rJ,0fTraieBI0UTer


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