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Vol. II.. No. 27.
Price 5 Cents
Number of South Vancouver
Voters Increase 5000 Per Cent.
Three Hundred People Owned South Vancouver and Point Grey
Twenty Years Ago���To-day there are 15,000 Property Owners
Some idea of lhe rise and development of South Vancouver in recent
years may be had from a mean little
pamphlet of ten pages which is at present in the. hands of Municipal As.
scssor West.
document is the Municipal as-
yll for the year of grace
pndred and ninety-three,
vhcn South Vancouver was
young and embraced within its area
what is now Point Grey and a portion
of the district of Burnaby.
In 1893 the voters' list showed that
there were some 300 men who owned
property in South Vancouver���300
semis, only three or four of whom lived
within the confines of the Municipality.
In looking over the relic of pioneer
days such names occur as that of
David Oppenheimer, one-time mayor
.if Vancouver; J. C. Keith, one of Vancouver's oldtimers; C. S. Douglas,
mice mayor of Vancouver, and others
who wcre closely associated with the
early history of the peninsula, the
majority of whom have passed away.
Also among the names are those of
several titled English people, who
���luubtlessly  had  invested  money    in
properties in the Municipality when
land could be had at a few dollars
per acre.
According to the old list, which was
certified by VV. J. Brewer, the then
reeve, in Ward Five the majority of
the property owners were  Chinamen.
Such names appear as I'"un Tai, Kum
Shoong, Ming Kow and Tom Lung.
Apparently Fun and his associates
went proudly to the voting booths in
those days and exercised the right of
the franchise. Oldtimers say that the
Chinese delegation in Ward V were
heavily interested in the pig business.
They tin doubt formed a strong clement in the early political conventions.
In 1893 in W*rd V, counting the
Chinamen, there were nineteen pro.
perty owners.
Tnday, in the same Ward there are
3,100 property owners, the majority
of whom will use the franchise in the
next Municipal election.
All told, the little old relic that lhe
Municipal Assessor prizes so highly
contained seimc 300 names.
In 1912, the voters' list fur South
Vancouver contained in the neighborhood of 15,000 names, the vast majority of the people entitled to vote
living within  the  Municipality.
Municipal Aspirants Line Up
Rumors in Connection With Probable Candidate* at the
Approaching Election
Exciting Experience of
South Vancouver Hunter
Remarkable Hunting Incident Takes Place on Powell
River���Close Shave ivom Grizzly Bear
Rumors and counter-rumors are
floating about as to the candidates fur
the various Wards at the forthcoming
election. That this election will be
[ought out with more bitterness than
any election in thc past has been only
too plainly evidenced. Many old
Councillors will again bc found in
the field as aspirants for Municipal
honors, while some of Ihe present
Council arc fully determined to retire. Councillor Jilliott is among
those who have signified their intention of retiring. The Councillor
Mates that he has been six years in
South Vancouver and out of that time
he has devoted four years in the public interest. Therefore he considers
he is entitled to a rest, also that it is
about time he was devniing more
time to his private business. Last
Saturday no fewer than three depu-
tations waited on Councillor Elliott���
two frum Ward II and one from
Ward III. While Councillor Elliott
may be right in his contention that he
has done enough in the public service,
>et at the same time if he has thc
interests of South Vancouver at heart,
tii he says he has, and knowing the
inns through which the municipality
has travelled, and has yet to travel, it
seems as if it is up to him to prove
liis interest by taking up another
J i ar's work. South Vancouver never
ii' her history required such young
I nd energetic men as Councillors Elliott and Campbell. They have been
thoroughly initiated into municipal
eerk and they have the wheile work.
i Iks at Iheir linger cnib, and il would
he a serious hiss to Seiuth Vancuuver
ii they should  retire at  ihis juncture,
Dame Rumor also has it that Councillor J. B. Todrick will once more
seek a place within thc precincts of
the Municipal Hall, while Councillor Dickinson is said to have taken off
his coat and is busy preparing to roll
up his sleeves. It is also said that
Cedar Cottage holds quite a few that
wish to carve a name at the Hall.
Along Main Street, again and again,
thc rumor goes forth that ex-Reeve
Pound will be found in the ring. Mr.
Pound has stated that this year at
least he will not fight, being more
anxious that his young friend Councillor Campbell  remain at his    post.
Quite a host of likely candidates
arc named on Fraser Avenue, but it
is stated that as Councillor Thomas
has such a strong committee he will
bc allowed to go in by acclamation,
the aspiring candidates trying for
some of the new wards.
Mr. Charles Hodgson has been
mentioned in connection with the
recvcship. His friends arc exceedingly anxious for him to come out. So
far he has turned down every deputation. Mr. Hodgson, who has undoubtedly a strong hold in thc municipality, has once or twice signified
his intention of taking a European
trip, so that the probability is that, accompanied by Mrs. Hodgson, he will
make this trip before he seriously
settles down to municipal work. It is
also stated that he is very much interested in the new docks that will
be opened on the North Arm, and is
anxious to sec for himself some of
the largest and most recent docks
both in America and the Old Country.
Mr. Severencc, Forty-Ninth Aveiiu>\
and twee friends, have just returned
from a hunting trip on the' Powell
Kiver, where they enjuyed good sport,
bringing back with them four deor,
three gnats and one porcupine.
One day, while out, the party separated and agreed to meet at a cer-
i tain  point  on  one  of  the meiuntains
Mr.   Severencc  and  one  of  his  com.
; panlons reached the rendezvous shortly after midday, but the other member of the party did not turn up. After
waiting  for  nearly  three  hours,   Mr. j
! Severencc    and    his    friend    became
1 alarmed at  their  non-appearance.    A
j search was made, but no trace eif him
could be found.    Making their way to
la  large  camp,  they  stated  that  their
! companion was lost.    Everyone turn-
i ed    out  to   search   for  the    missing
I hunter.
Shortly after 11 o'clock at night, Mr.
j Severencc thenight he heard a shout i
i coming from  the centre of the lake, i
j about  a  quarter  of  a  mile  from  the
foot of the mountain.    After a  time
[ the search party became satisfied that
someone was out on the water in distress   and   calling for assistance.    A
boat was procured and a party rowed
out. the missing hunter being discov-
whose progressive policy has done m uch  towards the  up- building  of the
Royal  City.    Mr.  Let has announced that he will not contest the mayoralty next year.
Real Community Building B
creel on a rait with a large grizzly
bear fastened tei the end with a beam
resting across his fore-paws and another across his shoulders. The bear
was badly wounded and was soon dispatched by  the rescuers.
From what could be gathered from
the rescued man, it appears lhat after
leaving his companions in the morning, he came upon a small lauding at
the side of the lake. While resting
for a short time, he saw a grizzly
about fifty yards away. He fired, and
must have wounded the animal for it
came straight al him and sprung from
an embankment unto lhe landing
whert the hunter was standing. With
the shock of the bear's attack, the
wooden post gave way and landing,
bear and man were precipiiated into
the water at the same time. Two
upright beams on the landing fell
across the bear, pinning it down, and
so saved the hunter's life.
Mr. Severencc has brought the skin
back with him, but it is greatly torn
em the right shoulder, indicating that
the bear had been caught with a spike
in its efforts to free itself. With the
exception of his friend's mishap. Mr.
Severencc says it was a really enjoyable  trip, game being very plentiful.
Incorporation Gains In Favor
Ward III Ratepayers Fixed in Opinion that City of South
Vancouver Would be Btst Move
Board of Trade   Institutes Vigorous
Never before in the history of the
South Vancouver Board of Trade have
there been so many Inquiries concern-
ing opportunities in South Vancouver.
Mr. Charles Harrison, secretary, has
received a host of communications in
which he is asked to set forth the
possibilities in this Municipality.
This comes as thc result of the
publicity campaign inaugurated by the
South Vancouver Board of Trade,
which may be said to have produced
results beyond their greatest expectations. The Board has set forth the
possibilities of South Vancouver
|hrough various mediums and hy dif-
ferent methods, and the results of their
efforts are now beginning to bc realized.
It is also noteworthy that the
Board is now advertising for industrial
sites in South Vancouver. In this connection any person owning property
suitable for trackage or watcrfrontagc, and who are willing to lease the
same, are asked to get into communication wtih Mr. Harrison, the sccre-
''iry,. at once.. The Board is anxious
'hat it be understood that all property in any part of South Vancouver
which is suitable for industrial sites,
���ind where the parties are willing to
lease the same for that purpose, is
included in their request.
C. N. R. Will Invite Tenders at Once
Arrangements have been made by
the Canadian Northern Railway with
' an Eastern Canadian ear company to
S establish car works at Port Mann,
B.C.. one of the Pacific terminals of
the C. N. R. system. The plant will
have a capacity of at least ten cars
a day.
It is the company's intention to
proceed immediately with the development of Port Mann. Col. A. D.
Davidson, land commissioner and
general western executive of the road,
states that tenders will shortly bc
invited for the construction of machine shops, roundhouses, car-repairing shops, storehouses, yards and for
material for the railroad. The plans,
he says, arc ready.
Dr. T. V. Hunter, Medical Inspector of Schools of South Vancouver,
reports that during the month of
October he paid 66 visits to the eleven
schools in the Municipality, and that
"�� October 31 there were 3519 pupils
���"tending the schools.
Dance at Kalenberg Hall
Seventy-five couples attended the
dance given at Kalenberg Hall last
Friday night. Mr. Edmond Allen.
Mount Pleasant, and Mrs. Dow, of
Vancouver, won the prize waltz. The
judges were Mrs. A. Kalenberg, Mr.
J. Harris and Mr. Allen. These Friday night dances at Kalenberg hall
being given by Mr. W. Woolton, are
becoming a popular feature.
Mr. H. Colin Clarke, Municipal solicitor, desires it to be known that in
future the South Vancouver police
Court cannot be utilized as a Small
Debts Court. He states that in future
all summonses must first be submitted
to him as court solicitor before being
South Vancouver should vote
against annexation and go in feir incorporation. It would thus become
the "City of South Vancouver" or
perhaps take some other characteristic, euphonious name destined to
achieve fame. Seiuth Vancouver
would thus be working out its own
destiny and not shining with a borrowed or reflected light���from the
City of Vancouver.
South Vancouver is big enough for
a city.
South Vancouver will have, and
have soon, all the necessary population for "no mean city."
South Vancouver has, or will have,
the men of light and leading who
can "run" a city on good lines, learning freun the City of Vancouver many
"wrinkles" and "pointers" in civic
government, but learning perhaps
chiefly "what to avoid."
The City of Vancouver is young,
but it has many sins which would disgrace a "hoary old reprobate." South
Vanceuiver is alsei young, and Smith
Vancouver has already trodden the
pathway of sin���chiefly sins eef imitation, fur some nf ihe South Vancoul
ver men wanted In do "as they iln in
the city."
I.ei South Vancouver cultivate its
own  characteristics,    form    ils    own
character,  "boss"  its  own  buslnes^
run ils own government, even the nigh
it has tn say eef ii, as Touchstone said
nf  Audrey,  "A   peee.r  thing,  but   mine
It is not all poetry in that line of
"Better to reign in hell than serve
in heaven."
Who would not rather be "boss" of
a cottage than scullion in a mansion?
Who wants South Vancouver to be
the Cinderella of the city? Who
wants it to he said of South Van*
couver, as old Wellcr said of Cam*
berwell, "Oh: he's only a South Vancouver man  and  he don't count!"?
What does a "Lot 301" man count
for in the city?
What docs a Hastings Townsite
man count for in the city?
Annex if you like. You will not be
invited to the head of the hoard���
you will have to be content with the
crumbs   that   fall   from   the   taole.
Annexation has been tried and failed. Look at London. Ritchie tacked
on to the city Clapham, Lambeth,
Southwark, and all the outlying districts  making a "Greater London."
A "London man" now means nothing: he may come from the shadow
of Bow Church or from some slum1
in East Ham. But once "a Clapham
man" meant association with the
district of Macaulay, of Thornton, of
Wtlberforce and Clarkson.
"A Lambeth man" was proud of
the dwelling under the shadow of the
palace which has been the home of
the archbishops for seven centuries,
and "a Westminster man" held the
traditions of Caxton and Simon de
Annexation killed all local pride,
destroyed local history, crushed local
Make South Vancouver history,
starting with incorporation; put the
dead   past   of  early  struggle,  incom-
petcnee and graft into limbo, except
such things as can he remembered
with pride, and win for thc name of
a South Vancouver man respect���nay.
Hnw dues a man make a home? By
j being annexed In the home nf his
| father ur striking nut tn be master
��� iif his own house?
Take all great countries, anil they
i are made up nf a number of com-
i munities, each having its own Character. Whal is the charm eif England? Variety! What is the curse
of Canadian cities?    Sameness'.
Si null Vancuuver has park, hill anil
valley, a river frontage, means nf development into a city busy and a city
Semlli Vancouver men, take the destiny of South Vancuuver in your
own hands. Make the young city
strong, healthy, wise, prosperous and
fair tn look upon, anel say, "We did
IJeen't   put   it   iii   the   hands   nf   men
who have made a botch eef one eif the
fairest sites fur a city mi Cud's earth.
Whal   has   lhe  civic government   of
[Vancuuver    done    that    yofl    sheeuh!
yearn   tn lei  il   govern  yeeu''
Watch the signs nf the tunes.    See
the growth of smaller -1 It contained
cities that can become unique and
beautiful  in  character.
1 k al  Letchwinih; look at   ll.eur-
ni-villi-. Don'l you sei that educated
public thought is now concerning
itself with the development and conservation of the smaller community,
and is resisting the tendency towards
congestion into large- cities?
Keep South Vancouver a city, industrial,   concerning  itself  with   the
necessities and comforts of life. Keep
it aloof from the city of greed, of
graft, of luxury, of "bridge." of snobo-
cracy   anil   exctusiveness.
When the Royal Governor-General
comes out West let him come out to
South Vancouver in the fresh air and
sunshine; don't let Smith Vancouver
go begging "the 400" to kindly spare
six tickets for South Vancouveritcs
to catch a glimpse of His Royal
Highness  in  a   fetid  drawing-room!
"Cod made the country, man made
the city." We have still a little of
God's handiwork left along the Fraser Valley. Keep the hand of the city
spoiler off it, and build your own
community on your own lines.
Is South Vancouver in a bad way?
Let South Vancouver look to it.
Don't go snivelling to the horrid
monstrosity, adorned with pepper
boxes, called the Vancouver Town
Hall. Don't go to Victoria or to Or-
tawa. Clean up your own mess and
start afresh on good lines. Don't go
marrying into a family where they
will always throw your past in your
face and say, "You were nothing until
you  came into our family."
South Vancouver can be made a
little city, a little state, a little empire.
Keep South Vancouver largely self-
contained. You have storekeepers
who must live and who deserve to live.
Patronize your eiwu stores; build up
your own industries; support your
own  paper;  put  your own  men  into
(Continued on Page 21
A fairly representative meeting eif
the ratepayers of Ward III was held
in the South Hill School on Wednesday evening. Councillor Thomas was
in the chair. He stated that he did
not believe annexation would ever be
passed by the people, and to pass it
would require Government assistance.
He advised the ratepayers that if the
Government was asked tei assist the
bill, that a strong deputation be sent
from the district, and other districts,
to oppose giving assistance, and lay
the views of the incorporationists before the Government.
"I don't consider that thc Government will ever entertain thc idea of
annexation," said the Councillor, "unless reasonable grounds are shown
for it, and no one can say with the
agreement that Vancouver has offered that there are urgent reasons
for annexation."
Thc Councillor alsei dealt with tlie
matter of taxation.
"In reply to Reeve Kerr, who says
that wc have not tn go tn the people
on this question nf a plebiscite, not
only have we tn go tn the people, bul
to go tn the Government as well." he
continued. "I am. ami always have
been, fur incorporation."
Ex-Councillor Burgess read the
memorandum of agreement as sub-
mined by the Councils "i Vancouver
and South Vancouver.
"Why, that is im agreement at all."
| he  said.  "What  can    Vancouver    do
i with  the Telephone Company or  the
B. C. E. Railway?    The B. C. E. R.
; have again and again told Vancouver
��� that they can de) as they choose, and
Iheir actions in  the past have proved
I it.   What did the Telephone Company
i do with Vancouver when they raised
le protest?   Were the rates of Yancou-
i ver   not  increased?    They  were  un-
1 able to negotiate with the telephone
| Company tei have their own rates re-
I main as they were, and yet," said Mr.
Burgess,   "these   are   the   people   that
under    annexation  arc geeing to  get
your telephone rates, electric light and
transportation   fares   reduced.    They
|are  unable  to  get   these   things    lor
themselves; how  then can it be done
| for    Smith    Vancouver?    The whole
'agreement is not  worth  the paper it
, is written on.    I am now out to fight
for incorporation on  every platform.
If we want te,  see  South Vancouver
developed, if wc want to see it work
lout its own destiny, then it is by incorporation  alone   that  we  can   hnpe
I to see it accomplished."
Mr. James Campbell, in a short and
I racy speech, also dealt with the ques-
tieen nf annexation, pointing out that
by  it   S'eiith  Vancouver  coulel  never
| hope   to  make   thc   progress   in   tbe
future   as   she   had   deenc   in   the   past,
unless  she  retained  her  own   individuality.   X��� ��� t a single word was Bpoken,
'in  favor nf annexation by any nf the
ratepayers present.
Reeve   Kerr   Explains   That   Certain
Formalities Were Neglected
\ meeting of those in favor eif annexation was held ill the I Ild School-
lieeuse, Main Street, on Tuesday evening. Mr. T. Dickie was in the chair.
Amongst the principal speakers were
Reive Kerr, Councillor Third, Mr. W.
Gate and Mr. C. F.  Broadhurst.
Mr. Broadhurst dealt with the matter nf sewerage and water, contending
that these would be more easily obtained under annexation by Vancouver
than if South Vancouver was incorporated as a city.
Reeve Kerr came out for anncxa-
tion. He stated that the Government
had promised to assist in the matter,
but up to the present time no word
had been received as to their intentions. He also explained that no
plebiscite would be taken by the people on December 7, as intimated by
the Council. It appears that a petition signed by one-fifth of the ratepayers must bc presented to the Council before any action can be taken.
However, the Reeve stated that the
people would vote on annexation at
thc election in January.
Councillor John Third stated that
he had always been strongly in favor
of annexation, believing that the best
interests of South Vancouver would
be served by annexing to Vancouver.
Mr. Gale said the agreement was a
good one, also strongly urging the
necessity of annexation at an early
date. It was agreed to form a branch
of the South Vancouver Annexation
League in Ward IV.
The Municipal Council has decided
to ask the B. C. E. R. to supply electric current to the arc lamps in the
Municipality all night from November
15 to March 15, 1913. Thc cost to the
council is estimated at about $\,700.
New Structure Will be Erected Next
Estimates   for   next   year  were   di--
cussed at a meeting of the Sch.e.il
Board een Tuesday night .if this week.
The estimates will come up for consideration at the next meeting eif the
It is anticipated lhat the estimates
wi'l II quite as high as were thuse
for the current year, as it will be necessary tu build several new sc&ools
and the matter of the high school
wil! have lo be very carefully considered. It is believed that next year
there will be seven or eight teachers
in thc High School and it is extremely
probable lhat a special building will
have to be provided, though it is not
likely that the High School will be
built on the present site, but on one
of the other school sites.
A statement was made by Dr.
Hunter, Medical Inspector of Schools,
on the diphtheria outbreak. Dr. Hunter reported that no developments.have
occurred and he wished to say' that
parents who desire their children to
go back to school can safely send
them now, as everything is perfectly
all right. It was also stated that the
truant officers have now instructions
to collect all children found not attending school.
A deputation from the West Collingwood Improvement Association
attended to ask the Board to grant
a seven-foot strip off the school site
on Rupert Street for the purpose cf
carrying out the widening of the roadway to eighty feet. The Board agreed
to grant the strip asked for on condition that all the property owners
from Westminster Road to Government Road sign to do the same.
Municipal Inspector Graham was
authorized to secure the service of a
competent stenographer familiar with
school work, preferably an ex-teacher,
to assist him, so as to relieve Secretary Kirkland of the work of handling school supplies and desks. Ill
The World's Pithy Pars
The Hemic Secretary, Mr. Reginald
McKenna, was prevented freun mak-
ing a speech in llolborn Town Hall by
ie uproar created by the suffragettes.
he Home Secretary escaped a maul-
p by  fleeing with  his wife  through
tide door.
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A snowstorm and a thunderstorm al
lhe same time was the weather record
I the Texas panhandle, say. an Am-
arillo dispatch.   Thc ground was cov-
,.1  with  s'.cet  and  snow   while  the
irtrical display and thunder con-
i lined.
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I I.R.II. the Duke of Connaught has
;   eii pleased to approve, in his capa-
ty of Chief Scout of the Canadian
I oy Scouts, of the award of silver
cross medals for life-saving to Assis-
t nt Troop Leader Peter Fobert of
Toronto and Scout Bruce Ross of
Crimsby, Ont.
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One of the largest flocks of geese
i e i seen in the district passed over
\\ inghain, headed south, says an On-
I tin dispatch. The bird-' wcre flying
within a few lect above the street. At
hast five hundred birds were in the
[lock. As this is exceptionally early
for the wild geese to bc going south
in such numbers, it is considered a
sign of a very severe and long winter.
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Alfred Bcauchamp, a modern Dr.
Jekell and Mr. Hyde, who acted as
policeman by day and burglar by
night, received a four-years' sentence
al Montreal. Beauchamp is also to
I sentenced on a charge of criminal
a-sault to which he has pleaded
guilty. According to the Quebec law
the penally for this is death.
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Parr's Bank invite subscriptions to
$J."50,000 6 per cent. 20-year first
ni.ertgagc gold bonds at 95,  $825,000
common at 15, of British Columbia
llreweries, Limited. The combination
includes Vancouver Breweries, Limited; Canadian Brewing & Malting
Ceimpany, Union Brewing Company.
The directors include Richard and C.
M. Xarpole.
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Several newspapers edited by women, with women as contributors,
have lately been started in China. Mrs.
Chang, widow of a Chinese official,
i- editor of the Pekin Women's Paper,
devoted exclusively to women's interests, the world-wide suffrage movement being a favorite topic. In Pekin
there are nine journals edited, com-
peesed, printed and sold by women;
Canton produces four, Shanghai six,
and Foochow three.
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The biggest deal ever developed Iri
southern Alberta lands closed when
the J. W. McLain ranch, near Noble,
fifty miles north of Lethbridge, was
se ild for a little over a quarter of a
million dollars. The farm comprises
5.(>30 acres, more than a fourth of the
teewn-diip, ami is all improved, except
450 acres which is virgin prairie ni;i^
pasture.     Tlu- purchaser is Je.-   \
Shirk of Illinois, whej lives in Lethbridge.
A    k
Lord Decks of England won ten
prizes at the National Dairy Show at
Chicago with an exhibit of ten COWS
freun Inland of the Dexter-Kerry
breed; Lord Decies took seven first
prizes and three seconds. The herd
was entered by Howard Gould, Lady
Decies' uncle. "Castle Gould Irene,"
a cow valued at $25,000, was the feature 'if the day's exhibition. J. II.
Haggin of Elinendeirf Farm was
second I" Lord Decies, taking three
firsts and fuur seconds in the Dexter-
Kerry  class.
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Militia orders announce the appointment of several leading railway men,
members of the clergy and others tee
honorary rank in the militia e,f Canada. Sir William Mackenzie, Sir Donald Mann, Sir Thomas Shaughnessy,
Hon. Frank Cochrane, 1%. J. Chamber
tin, D. McNicoll, Wm. Watnwright,
Hon. Clifford Siftoti, James L.
Hughes, Hon. Adam Beck and A. H.
Mackay, M.D., are made Honorary
Colonels. Rev. Canon Dauth, Rev. J.
W. McMillan. Rev. Robert Johnson,
Rev. Chancellor Burwash, Rev. H. J.
Cody, J. A. M. Aikins, M.P., and J. A.
Macdoncll become Honorary Lieutenants-Cob mel.
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Next year, it is announced, a model
city, in the vicinity of the steel plant
at Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., will be commenced, ami a meeting of the property owners was held to arrange the
details of the scheme. It is proposed,
through the present prosperity of the
Sault and Slcelton, to commence a
much needed community in the vicinity mentioned, and it is determined
lhat it shall be of an ideal nature. The
scheme has taken hold and the enterprise will bc in the hands of Mr. H.
E. Mawson, the eminent English city
planner, who addressed the Canadian
Club here some weeks ago.
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For the first time in history a woman has appeared in an official capacity in the Law Courts of Australia.
The pioneer woman was Miss Nancy
Isaacs, daughter of Mr. Justice Isaacs,
and she took her seat in the High
Court of Australia the other day as
her father's associate. On her devolved the duty of empanelling the
jury, and most favorable comment has
been made on the quiet, dignified way
in which she performed her task, in
pleasing contrast to the hurried, slipshod manner in which it is usually
carried out.
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A by-phase of the general election
in the United States was the success
of woman suffrage in four of the five-
States   where   constitutional     amend-
' meiits  wcre submitted  te, lhe people. I
The victory of the women was ceim-
plete in  Kansas, Arizona and Michigan; late returns from Oregon iiuli-
cated tlu-y had succeeded there alsei,
, while from Wisconsin came returns
showing the decisive defeat "f the
equal suffrage proposal.
Ai a meeting of the Berlin Medical
Society, Dr,  briedrich I-'   Friedmann
aniie.uiuvd lhe disceevery of what he
believes to be a practical cure for
every form of tuberculosis, lie exhibited   cured   patients   and   declared
that In- had treated <>k2 cases by his
method with invariable improvement
and almost invariably complete cures.
Prominent    physicians    testified    to
successes by ihis method of their eewn
practice.    Dr. Friedmann injects liv-;
| ing tubercle  bacilli,  which   have  be-i-n
rendered   benevolent
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D.    Lome   McGibbon and F. H.
Anseeii  of  Montreal    have,    at    Si.
Johns,  X.I'., completed arrangements
for the erection of a new sugar refinery.   The new refinery, it is slated,
will be une uf thc must complete in;
1 the world, and will have an output of i
'2,000 barrels of sugar per day.     Mr.'
McGibbon, through his attorneys, ar-,
ranged tei deposit within 30 days the
sum  of  $100,000  with   the   Chamberlain of St. John as a guarantee that
the  new   plant    will    lie    completed
within two years, and for other con-
sidcratieens    regarding    the    property
and taxation concessions made by the
Thc London "Daily Chronicle" has
five correspondents in the field with
the various forces engaged in the Balkans war, namely: M. H. Donohuc,
with the Turks; H. W. Nevison, with
the Bulgarians; E. Yeffroniovitch,
with the Servians; E. J. Stevens, with
the Greeks, and Miss M. E. Durham,
with the Montenegrins. Of the latter
the "Chronicle" says: "Miss M. E.
Durham is likely to become famous
as one of the first women war correspondents to be accredited to a great
newspaper. She is now at the Montenegrin headquarters at Podgoritza,
near the frontier. Miss Durham has
lived in the Black Mountain State for
some time, and is popular wilh the
people and with the army. She has
written several books on the Near
East, and is well equipped for thc
commission she has so gallantly undertaken."
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Owing to the greater average length
of human life, Mr. J. Blakcy, Actuary
to thc National Debt Commissioners,
recommends, in a report issued recently on the Mortality of Government Life Annuitants, that the cost
of annuities should bc increased at all
ages. On the whole there is little
indication of any important change in
the rate of mortality of males, but in
the case of females the results lead
to more definite conclusions, the most
significant being the comparatively
light mortality exhibited by the lives
included in the new experience.
Females purchasing an annuity at 40
years of age may now, it appears, ex-
Nobody   Goes   Away   From   McMillan's
Popular Auctions   Disappointed
Tin- heavy diamond ami silverware tales eluring the lasl few days show that tin- baying public
know   REAL  bargains.
SAVE   YOUR   STUBS   ami   have   a   draw   for ilu-  Big Diamond at   th'   Grand   Filiale,    "lie  week
from  Saturday,  November   16.    Free  gifts  given  away absolutely free at each sale.
Sales���2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
McMILLAN, the Diamond Specialist
541 Hastings St. West, next to David Spencer, Ltd.
J. A. SINCLAIR, Auctioneer
peet to live 29.01 years, against 27.97
years between 1808 and 1875, while
at the age of 50 the expectation is 22.21
years, as compared with 21.07. The
conclusion arrived at is that Government life annuities are granted on too
favorable terms, and a new table is
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Fifty-two million ehellars are about
to be added to the wealth of the State
eif Wisconsin as the result of experiments carried out in the mining labor,
atory of the University of Wisconsin
on the merits of Wisconsin paint materials. One million tons of rock containing these materials have for centuries been lying idle in the southwestern part of Wisconsin. A university professor has produced from
the same ore paint of every hue and
ceilor, freun mahogany to colonial oak.
All proved fast colors and every ceilor
shows a better body and is more lustrous than foreign paints. The different colors are produced by a difference in the length of the roasting
it ir
The most interesting and thc most
difficult experience to be had in travelling through the Orient is to visit
a Sultan's harem, which is the private
and the most sacred part of thc palace. In spite of this inflexible decree,
Mrs. David T. Hume, wife of Commissioner Hume, of lhe Killanjam
district of British Africa, can boast of
having been entertained by the Sultan
of Zanzibar in his palace and having
been shown through his harem. Mrs.
Hume spent her girlhood in Baker
City. Oregon.    Mrs. Hume had only
been in Zanzibar a few weeks when
they were invited to a royal least
given by thc young Sultan of Zanzibar, Aii bin Hamoud, a young man
26 years of age. The entertainment
was given iu a large banquet hall,
fashioned of marble and gold. The
floors were covered with splendid
rugs from Persia and India, and there
were priceless treasures of ebony,
ivory, lacquer work, and gold and
silver dragons with glittering scales
and studded with jewels���a gift from
As a result of the entrance into
Canada of a new and powerful group
of English capitalists and continental
bankers, Canada is sure of another
interocean railway, it is announced in
financial circles at Montreal. The
proposed railway line, when completed, will extend from the Pacific Ocean
to thc Hudson Bay, and will bc known
as the Alberta, Peace River & Eastern
Railway, and the Canadian representatives of the company have just received sanction from the Minister of
Railways for the first section of upwards of <t00 miles, or about twenty-
five per cent, of thc total length as
at present provided by charter. Among
the group, it is said, are: The Right
Hon. Lord Farrer. thc Right Hon.
Lord Vivian. D.S.O., the Right Hon.
Guv C. Wilson, D.S.O., M.P.. James
Millington-Synge, Frank Houlder,
Frederick W. Thompson, Franz
David Cochins, Amsterdam. Holland;
Edwin C. Rykert. Montreal, and H.
Muskett King, Montreal. The present management of the new company
Jin   Canada   is   under   thc   direction   of
Mr. II. Muskett King, who will make
Ilis headquarters in  Ottawa, and  Mr.
I E. G. Rykert e,f Montreal.
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Six    sacrilegious  Tuscan    robbers,
belonging to a secret gang engaged in
stealing    and     smuggling   Florentine
works of art out of Italy, received exemplary  punishment  at the  Florence
Assizes  recently.     They  were  found
guilty of the theft of the famous "Madonna della Seggie.la" from the tabernacle of the parish Church of Rovaz-
1 zano  Uzere.    They  also,  on  another
i occasion,  carried  off a  Della  Robbia
terra cotta representing the Archangel
Gabriel.    The most important charge
against them, however, was that of the
robbery at Luca Delia Robbia's "Ma-
��� dona  della  Traversa"  from   the   Mu-
gcllo  sanctuary,  after a  hard night's
toil in cutting through the metal lattice work.    The head of the gang, an
artist   named   Finarolo,   accompanied
by two accomplices, took the picture
to Vienna, where he hoped he would
be able  to  dispose  of it  to  an  antiquary who not long before had greatly admired the work during a tour In
Tuscany, but he declined to give their
I lowest "price���$20,000.  Thereupon  thc
| three   smugglers    ingeniously    redis-
patched the stolen picture to Italy to
' a   small   station   near   Mugello  itself.
: The disappointed bidders for the pic-
I turc betraved them to the police, who
arrested  ihe trio when  they crossed
the    Italian   frontier.    Three    other
members  of  the  gang were  trapped
at  the  railway  station  in  the act  of
| removing the packing case containing
I the returned treasure.
" Dolarway   Paving   Makes
More Paving Possible"
IJThe thoughtful buyers of pavements
realize the importance of selection. Do
the   People  of   South   Vancouver?
(] Street pavement is not a material that
is worn out in a year. You buy for
the future, and a mistake means trouble
QThe amount involved is sufficient to
make it important for the Civic Bodies to
investigate thoroughly before they buy.
QOn the paving of Westminster Road
the Dolarway people's tender was $65,000
less than any other bidder.
^ On the Westminster Road contract the
Dolarway people pledged themselves to
employ South Vancouver men only.
���J On the Westminster Road contract the
Dolarway people pledged themselves to
buy at least $75,000 worth of equipment
and supplies in South Vancouver from
South Vancouver dealers.
C[ And the Dolarway people guarantee
their pavement to stand the test of real
service on any thoroughfare, regardless
of the stress of traffic.
South Vancouver Builders' Supply Company
Around the Municipal Hall
This week I was the recipient, of a
newspaper printed in Manchestei
which had a news item quoted from
"The Chinook." South Vancouver is
rapidly becoming known in thc best
light   outside   thc  borders  of  British
*    *    *
That the Municipal Hall is altogether inadequate for the present needs of
the Municipality is evidenced by the
uvcrcreiwding of the various departments. In the preparation of the
voters' list, so great has the pressure
for room become that a staff of clerks
have even had tee be accommodated in
the Court Room.
��   *    *
Sergeant Bramwell has now seen his
fondest hopes realized. An ambulance class has been commenced at
the Hall. Of the members, P.C.
Irvine and seune of lhe other constables already hold diplomas. Those
who have already obtained their certificates will assist the others, and will
be of great service to the lecturer in
demonstrating. We understand the
class will include not only the policemen, but also the firemen and any
others who may wish to join.
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Dropping into the Unique Cafe the
other day, we wcre surprised to see
our old friend, G. A. Bachelor, doing
the duties of host. If he turns out
as good a lunch to his clients as he
did to us, then his success is assured.
The clean, tidy table that we sat down
to was enough to give us an appetiser
right away. As for the cooking, it
was such as one can only get at home.
From what we know of G. A. B.
and his particular ways, those who
visit his cafe may rest assured cleanliness and promptitude will be his
watchword in running his business.
For those who want the supplies of
the inner man looked after, let them
��� nice try the Unique Cafe on Fraser
Avenue, and there is no doubt they
will seek to keep up lhe acquaintance
of G. A. Bachelor.
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Some ratepayers imagine that when
anyone is elected to the Council
the elected Councillor should become
the medium through which any real
or supposed grievance should immediately be put right. That the lot
of a Councillor is not a bed of roses
anyone who has served a term in the
Council will state. As one Councillor said : "Real grievances we always
tackle and try to put right, knowing
thai if lhe grievance is just we will
have the ratepayers at our baek.
Where the worry and annoyance
come in is with the imaginary grievance���where some ratepayer thinks
he is not getting the same treatment
as others are getting. It may be that a
lane is wanted, a ditch put in, or a
road graded; it matters not to those
with a grievance whether the work is
premature or uncalled for. If it is not
done at oi.ee as they desire it, the
Councillor is abused at every hand
and turn. Some people take a pride
in going aboul saying : How I dressed
the Councillor down, how I told him
what I thought about him, or how I
told him he was unfit to hold the position he doesl Do these people for a moment consider that the councillors are
neglecting Iheir own business, sacrificing their own time in looking after
the interests of the municipality for
the munificent sum of $200 per annum, which the various clubs and associations extract from the Councillors' pockets in the form of subscriptions, etc." We have no ambition io
become a Councillor. The exper.
iences of our friends have satisfied us
on  that point.
Very few outside the immediate precincts of the Law Courts are aware
that there is a shield debated for
every year by the Law Students of
Vancouver, Victoria and the University oi Washington. The 1912 competition took place at Aberdeen. The
subject selected was, "Resolved that
the labor unions are as great a menace to society as the trust-,"
Mr. Tail, of Victoria, led ill the affirmative for Victoria, followed by Mr.
Clayton, who, in a rousing speech,
voiced the justice, the hopes, thc
ideals, aimed at by the workers' unions. The speaker was followed by
Mr. Whittaker, of Victoria, who attacked the labor unions vigorously for
"their anarchistic tendencies." The
debate was wound up by ex-President
R. L. Maitland. He made a rousing
and effective speech iu defence and
praise of unions, thc convictions he
evidently felt being carried to his
Mr. Justice Murphy and his associates delivered the judgment ill favor
of Vancouver, so Lieutenant-Governor
Paterson's shield for the quadrangular
Series   of  debates   has   taken   up   its
Real Community Building
Growth of Business Forces Hillcrest
Pharmacy to Branch  Out
For seven years, through trials and
triumphs, the people of South Vancouver have been calculating distance
from the store of E. R. Gordon, the
-druggist���the Hillcrest Pharmacy
where is located that distributing
point for His Majesty's mails, known
as the Hillcrest Post Office.
Mr. Gordon broke into business by
the ground floor route at Hillcrest,
when South Vancouver was largely
timber land. A well-trained mjnd, a
pleasing personality and the wonderful growth and extenson of South
Vancouver have combined to place E.
R. Gordon in the front ranks among
the druggists of Western Canada.
This week Mr. Gordon is moving the
store from 3214 Main Street, across
the way to the large attractive corner store of the Winram Block. Hillcrest Pharmacy has outgrown the old
quarters. And Mr. Gordon's business
has outgrown Hillcrest, for he is also
opening a branch store at the corner
of Sixteenth Avenue and Cambie
Of Mr. Gordon's success, the story
is that of a great number of young
men who came to Vancouver to catch
the tide of prosperity at flood-time.
He is a son of Mr. W. H. Gordon, the
large merchant at Eburne. He was
born at Belleville. Ontario, and was
educated there and at Toronto University.
With a daily yield of 300,000 gallons
of water from the Victoria Road well,
relief from thc water famine in the
Collingwood district seems at hand.
The water from this well will be:
pumped direct into the mains which
supply the Collingwood district.
*    *    *
Ruth Morton Memorial Church,
corner Twenty-Seventh Avenue and
Prince Albert Street, on block east of
Fraser Street : J. Willard Letch. B.A..
pastor; residence 717 Twenty-Ninth
Avenue East. Public worship. 11 a.m.
and 7:30 p.m. Bible School. 2:30 p.m.
Meerning subject. "The Lord Will Provide"; evening, Second of the series
of "South Vancouver Confessions���
The Fool."
A meeting of ratepayers in Ward
V was held on Wednesday evening in
the North Arm School , with Mr.
Robert McBride, president, in thc
chair. The Annexation League turned out in force. Among those taking
part were, ex-Councillor Dickinson,
ex-Councillor Burgess, Mr. Broadhurst
and Mr. Gale. The debate weas wound
up by.Councillor Campbell, who made
a long and exhaustive explanation of
the financial conditions that will follow annexation or incorporation.
Councillor Campbell was given a good
hearing. At the close the Annexation
League wanted the Ward Association
to call a meeting and have a regular
dress debate. This the chairman declined to do, stating this was the last
meeting they would sold of Ward V;
that a meeting would be held in Mr.
Rea's office on Thursday evening to
form a new association for the new
district under the new scheme of Ward
Sudden Death of Mrs. Robertson
On Wednesday morning, Mrs.
William Robertson passed away suddenly at the home of Councillor and
Mrs. Thomas. For many years Mr.
and Mrs. Robertson had been residents of Mount Pleasant, but decided to
return to the East. A short time ago
they once more chose Vancouver as
their home, and Mrs. Robertson was
thought to be recovering from the
long railway trip while her husband
was completing a new house on Fortieth Avenue for their residence.
Mrs. Robertson had gone to live in
a rooming-house in Vancouver, but
Councillor Thomas, learning of her
illness, had her removed to his home,
where she was under the care of Mrs.
Thomas. Mrs. Robertson was apparently improving rapidly and was looking towards going into her new home.
She took a turn for the worse on
Tuesday and passed away on Wednesday as stated. She was forty-seven
years of age, and besides her husband,
leaves two daughters, one of whom is
married, to mourn her loss.
The constables of South Vancouver
have been instructed to enforce "the
rule of the road" along the main
abode, temporarily at least, in Vancouver.       >;, -   -
I Mr. Maitland, who has contributed
So. much to'the success of Vancouver
Law Students in the past, has represented the firm of Burns & Walker
fci South Vancouver Police Court on
several occasions, and has made
friends with all in and around, the
The law students of Vancouver.have
been organized for some time. The
question of an annual was started
by Mr. Maitland when president of
the Association a year ago, with the
result that the 1911 annual was the
first of its kind ever published in
Canada. This year's administration,
under Mr. E. C. Weddle, again published the -annual, and although Mr.
Maitland has this year no connection
with the executive, he was made the
editor, a remarkable tribute to his
popularity and.services to this society.
This year's annual is also a handJome-
ly gotten up publication, and a real
credit to the organization and all concerned in its publication.
(Continued from Page 1)
position! of responsibility and honor,
and keep your eye on them.
If they botch your, business you
will know who does it; don't send
them to be the tail which cannot
waggle the civic dog to your advantage. Better bear the ills you have
than fly to be helped into other ills
by union with a city government
which has had. and has, men whose
true vocation is to put on feather
breeches and  sit  and  hatch eggs.
The trend of population is towards
Ihe large cities. '"Tis true, 'tis pity���
and pily 'tis 'tis true."
Business stability, public and private morality lie in the encouragement, not of great overgrown cities,
but iu the development of the smaller
Is there a ranchman who is ass
enough to put all his eggs in one
basket? Why centre all your hopes
of future development on Main Street?
Do you want to be in such a position
that if some mayor has a cold down
his spine���a cold that even the gold
chain can't keep off���then all South
Vancouver must shiver?
All over the world, wherever thc
small centres of population are becoming the real power, there is prosperity. Co-operate with Vancouver,
wilh Burnaby, with Point Grey, and
compete also. Healthy competition
stimulates ambition, but remember
great centres, though they gain population, lose influence���as surely as it
is a principle in mechanics that yvhat
you gain in speed yon lose rtl power
There are little towns in Keigland
which out of a handful of population
produced more great men than many
a big city, and South Vancouve--, carefully looked after by men of lo.'al zeal,
local patriotism, can ?se tiiis-City of
South Vancouver grow in size, in
population, in wealth, and influence,
and say, "We are building up tlie empire as a wjjole because we are looking after the Unit wc call QU.r own
home."       ..
South Vancouver men, pioneers .of
this great area which runs ftorn -the
Fraser to the sea, this place ,is.'your
child. You have reared it so far: fee^d it
by'your industry, lead it the way il
should go, give the child "South Vancouver" the dignity of citizenship ami
set him on a pedestal in all his Own
You don't want "South Vancouver"
to be the ward, the adopted poor relation of a tinselled neighbor when
he should have strength and courage
to stand alone.
Let your motto be, "What we have
we'll hold"; we will snil our rrWri-strip
ami not put the rudder into the hands
of those who have enough to do now
to keep out of the whirlpool of corruption and away from the rocks of
The Best Procurable
Special Shipment Arrived
Beautifully  Illustrated Catalogue with full cultural
directions free on request.
(Successors to Royal Nurseries, Ltd.)
l'hone Seymour 1892
Good Old-fashioned Meals for Hungry Men
Prompt,  courteous  service in the cleanest, daintiest dining
you could imagine
Special   attention   paid   lhe   palates of civic officials and employees
C.   II.   liatcheler,   Proprietor.
Corner  Forty-Ninth  Avenue  and Fraser Street.
PHONE:   Fairmont 429
Mr. Madnick, of Winnipeg, expert
cleaner and tailor, is going to open an
up-to-date cleaning and-pressing plant
at 4375 Main Street. Mr. Madnick
guarantees to give all customers
prompt and  satisfactory work.
Clarence G. Rutter
Repairing Neatly Done
4122 Main Street
Popular actor leading his company at the Avenue Theatre.
Before the Canadian Club at the
Great Northern hotel, Montreal, recently, the season's great baseball
struggles reminded George Sutherland, president and secretary of the
British Empire Society of Chicago, of
the following baseball story:
It was during the days when
"Dusty" Rhoades was one of the
Cleveland team's mainstays in the
box. Rhoades was a native of Kansas, and at the close of each season
he lost no time getting to his own
One day, afler a particularly successful season, he was Hearing his
home town when a farmer sat down
in the scat beside him on lhe train.
Greetings were passed between the
men���strangers they were���when the
farmer asked "Dusty" where he hailed from.
"Cleveland," answered  Rhoades.
"Oh, so you know my old friend
Dusty' Rhoades, probably," ventured
the farmer.
"I don't know him personally," said
Rhoades, suppressing a smile, "but I
have seen him pitch a few games."
"Well, sir," said the farmer, "did
you know that wc used to bc the
champion battery of this part of the
country, 'Dusty' and me? He'd pitch
and I'd catch. There was nothing
in this section of thc union lhat could
touch us. Those that 'Dusty' didn't
fan I'd peg out at second, or catch
them asleep on the bases. I had a
great peg in those days.
"One day things were breaking particularly easy on us. 'Dusty' was
fanning 'em out as fast as they came
to the bat, and consequently I wasn't
getting any chance to use my whip.
I-'inally I signalled 'Dusty' to let one
fellow hit so I could get a little work-
out myself. The batter reached first
base and I threw him out at second
by a mile. That's the way we did all
the time���nothing to it but 'Dusty'
and me."
Rhoades bid the farmer good-by
when his station was reached, and
then sought out the conductor of the
"What do you think of that fellow?" Rhoades said to the man in
charge of the train. "After I get off
you go up and tell him who I am, but
wait until I get off. Then the next
time I see you you can tell me what
he said."
As the train was pulling away from
the station that marked Rhoades'
home town, the conductor went to the
farmer and said:
"Say, do you know who you wcre
talking to just now? That was 'Dusty'
Without a moment's hesitation the
farmer  answered:
"Certainly I know who I have been
talking to. Didn't I used to catch
Put One Over on the Land-Lord.   Start Something
Yourself.   Be a Financier.   Buy Some Land
and Build a Little Castle on it
Ten Ten Dollar Bills, the savings of a few weeks, buys you, young man, a
Home of your own.
You have Three Years to dig up the balance���$350.00.
In Burnaby, the sun is always shining.
This piece of the earth I mention is a Burnaby 33-foot Lot on Sixteenth
Avenue (west half of 10, Block 34, D. L. 69).
They are spending a quarter million paving Westminster Road.
Here's another piece of homing property near the corner of Bodwell and
Westminster Roads-44 x 98 feet. I'll sell it for $1,000; take $300 in cash,
and give you till 1916 on the balance.
Box 47, "Chinook" Office
Authorieted Capital      $2,000,000
Snl scribed Capital        1,169,900
Paid-up   Capital             840,000
Special attention given to savings accounts
Interest paid at the highest current rates.
Your account very cordially solicited.
L. W, Shatford. Onrnl Manager W. ��. Jaidine, Ami. General Manage.,
CEDAR COTTAGE BRANCH. W.  H. Ronald, Manager.
Eburne Saw Mills  Limited
Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, Turnings
and House Finishings
The cold weather is coming and you will
require some
Stoves and Heaters
to keep your home warm.   Wc have heaters
$2.00 up
They are of the best quality, and we will put
them up for you.
Don't forget our line of RANGES.   We
have a few Pioneers left.
Fraser and Ferris Roads T. Fox, Prop.
Phone : Fraser 87
MOXEY talks." The phrase is a
true one. Il has a wider significance than ni' si people imagine. Hy
"money" is generally meant checks,
I notes, securities, almost any property
eif value. .Men eel in.ein.-y are thuse
that have such possessions in considerable amounts. These possessions
are money, becatic they bring it at the
word of command. The money that
realty Aoet talk, however, is the real
money, neet its equivalent���the actual
silver, gold, and neatly banded pack
Iages iif bills.
lu every one who has met spendthrift blood there is a little of the
miser, A fascination lies in the currency itself. There arc few whom it
j deles not tempt. Hits of paper representing larger sums are far less eloquent than the cash itself. Sometimes
clever men get this actual money to
'talk tier them when they are determined to close a ileal. They play with
the emotions of lhe seller.
Ju-i beyond the suburbs of a big
and rapidly growing American city-
was a spot that was ideal from the
real-estate investor's point of view. It
was a compact little farm. It was
owned by an elderly widow, who had
practically nd other property. Thc
farm was only too evidently in the
direct line of speedily coming development, ami it was the only piece
oi land for some miles around possible to buy. The farms that sur-
rounilcd it were held by rich men who
intended to wail and reap all the profits themselves.
The elderly widow would not sell.
She would imt even consider an offer.
Agents and principals, thc shrewdest
men in the business, went to her in
vain. They started at $15,000. By
degrees and through competition the
price offered jumped up to $20,(1110,
$25,000. It soon got beyond that. Before very long the widow had been offered $30,000. A few days later a man
iu desperation, led by the thoughts
that were in every one's mind of immediate reselling in acreage, said lie
Mould give $.15.0(10, and talked an hour
trying tee persuade her.
The efforts wcre hopeless from the
start. The woman did not want to
sell. She had lived for many long
years on the place. Her husband had
died there: she had come to the old
farmhouSS as a bride. The prices
talked made absolutely no impression
on her.
Matters had stood in this way for
some weeks when an inspiration came
to one real-estate speculator, He was
a small man, chubby, and of the type
that disarms suspicion. He had a
wonderful talent for estimating future
values, and when thc steiry had reached his ears of the woman who would
not sell he had puzzled over the problem. Very quietly he made inquiries
abeiut her personally. One day he
called into his office a tall, bushily
bearded, impressive-looking lawyer
friend, who had been in more than
one deal with hint,
"There is $10,000. Count it."
lie swept his hand over the muiiey
and -pre;ad il over the table. It made
a big -iiife. It was more im'WMy than
the stockholder had ever seen at one
time.   It   was  more  money  than  most
 '   pee,pie have ever seen.
Tin-re- wa, a visit to a bank early I "With this you oubl purchase a
the next morning, anil several big bUMOMS all your own in a small town,
bag! went in and were brought out , where you wemld be the biggest man
again. They were stowed ill lhe little I in the community. With your know-
man's fast touring car, and at the best 'edge ami experience and your train-
speed tin- traffic regulations would ing (he laid the flattery on lavishly
permit the car was hurried through and wilh effect) you w.nilil i|.,min.iie.
the cily, out int'e the suburbs, directly i tin- affairs oi ilu- town from the start.
to the farm. Ill the tonneau, with And here i, tin- money wilh which t'.
tlu-ir feel 'eii tlie bags, sat the little do it. I am not offering you a check
and tlu- big man. or an instalment payment,    I  do no'
The old widow did not prove at alligive notes. Here i-, $111,000 in cash,
difficult i'i .see when the farmhouse I offer it t'i you now Not tomorrow
was reached an hour later. She open. "r the day after, Indorse your stock
eel the- el.ior for them herself, a plain, and hand it to me and the money is
old-fashioned figure in a much-wash-  ypurs."
eel gingham gown. The two men did. lhe stockholder hesitated, Real
met talk beyond a pleasant "Good money in seldom offered in lary.
morning." In a way that was per sum.-.. Big transactions are usually
fectly respectful, arousing no sits- carried on through the medium M
picions but simple curiosity, they j commercial paper,
stepped directly into the sitting-room The stockholder could neet take his
and eever te> an old centre-table. With- | eyes freim the pile .if yellow bill-.  Tin-
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out delay they unpacked the bags and
took from them rolls of g"lil anil
silver, neatly done-lip packages of
bills. The bags seemed inexhaustible.
The two men lingered lovingly over
their task. They took out more and
more. As if it was the most fascinating pastime in the world, they arranged and rearranged this money on
the old round table, now changing the
heaps, now adding, now counting,
laying    carefully    aside    on    near-by
chairs   lhe   shabby   books   and   oma-   ity.    lie kn
ments   that   they   might   have    more
Tei any one it was apparent that a
fortune in the actual coin of the realm
was now spread out in the little farm-
heeuse. The elderly woman gazed at
it open-eyed, staring, fascinated. Xow
the two men would consult briefly in
whispers and then eme of them would
reach down into one of the bags and
bring up  more gold, another roll  of
stranger watched him, and just al be
was about to speak said:
"Of cemrse I do not want to force
you to take it. If you wanl this money
to leave your office, it's your lookout
���not mine." He commenced t'i
gather up the bills.
"Just a moment. 1 have thought
about going into business for myself."
The stockholder tlneught of the
small town. In fancy he saw himself
tht  dominant  figure  in   the commun-
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thought   about   it   he
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nd while h
walked lo tin
An hour later lhe energetic stranger stepped into the office of a keen-
eyed business man and, laying down
a stock certificate, said:
"I have just purchased this for
$10,000.    What is it worth to you?"
He did not need to go farther. Just
what the percentage eif profit was for
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I perfectly was the display made that it
[might have been rehearsed for a stage
I production. As a matter of fact, all
I the way out ill the automobile the two
I men had talked over every detail.
They were playing for profits of
Suddenly both straightened themselves up and stopped. The big lawyer spoke. He had a voice that had
charmed many a jurv, a simplicity of
manner that was very winning.
"Madam." he said, "there is twelve
thousand dollars on that table. Count
it. Twelve thousand!" He named
the amount of money in each little
heap, touching every one with loving
fingers. "Twelve thousand I My
friend and I will leave it all here. We
will bring as much meire to-morrow,
| actual, real money. That is what we
offer you for your farm. Not talk,
not promises, not pieces of paper that
might be good or might not, but real
money. Think how much it is and
what you can do with it."
The old widow could not speak.
Since the bags were first opened she
had never taken her eyes off all the
wealth. Xow she came closer to the
table and touched each heap, scarcely daring to believe that what she
seemed to see was real. Both men
watched her narrowly. It was evident that they had won. The simple
expedient of placing the actual money
before the woman's'very eyes had
secured them the farm for $24,01)11.
where a few days before an offer of
$35,000 hael been'refused.
The cash buyer gels the preference. He is always listened io. In
more tftscl than one he alone is listened   to.     Not   long   ago   a   certain
but a certain business is now advanc
ing faster than ever.    It was worth a
good   many   thousands   of  dollars   to
get the little "balance-of-power man"
out of the road.
A New Yorker wanted to buy a
mine. He knew that the owners were
not at all anxious to sell and that it
would take some persuasion along
rather unusual lines. lie thought
over it long and painstakingly and at
last saw his way clear.
This Xew York man had a pretty
good and comprehensive idea of mining property. He had figured tei a
dot what this especial mine was
worth. After thoroughly reviewing
his figures he added a little more to
"sweeten" the price and make it look
worth while as a deal, and, first buying a return ticket to Xew York, lie
drew the amount from his bank in
crisp, new une-huudred-dollar notes.
He was a wise person, and lie realized
that just one argument would "go"
with them���they had seen too much
of that metal in the raw; silver coin
would ,eem mere dross; greenbacks
and yellowbacks would not of themselves count at all. To get these hard-
headed mining men to hand over the
mine he must picture, in language
they ceiuld neit resist, the unaccustomed delights the crackling bills would
He did this with great skill. It was
just as he had surmised. Several
years of toil, with little companionship, out in a wild country-, had made
these mine men eager for the enjoyments, the glitter, the crowds, and the
life of the Eastern cities. They did
not know this until the N'ew-Yorker,
with his packages of new notes, com-
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lever person discovered that the real j meneed tei talk to them. The visitor
control in an important corporation wasted no time. He did not heed
was held by a man who owned a very ; the ominous shaking of two heads
small minority interest. The com-1 when he announced that he had cenne
pany was exceedingly prosperous. I to buy. lie began telling of Xew
Two rival factions practically equal in York, its theatres, its hotels and res-
Stock ownership were warring against taurants, its gay night life, its won-
! each either. Both were helpless in the I dcrful clothing, both of women and
hands of this one individual who held , men. its fleets of automobiles and
the balance of power, had secured for j taxicabs, its jewels, pictures, its ex-
hiniself an excellent salary, and voted   traordinary beverages ami gorgeously
as he pleased.
At current figures his steick was
probably worth $501). Either of the
factions would have paid him practically any price for his holdings, but
he simply would not sell. A small
man naturally, he was intoxicated
with this power that had come to him
by purest chance-. Ilis father, an old
workman feir the- concern, had been
given these few shares of stock years
before, when the company was yet
unimportant ami before the two rival
factious had arisen, in  recognition  of
some mechanical improvement.   The
seen knew just enough to be inordinately  proud  that   h
great enterprise.
Il would have looked he'peless for
any one other than a determined, resourceful man. The energetic person
who had "sized up" this situation discovered, however, much more. By
careful inquiry he found that the company, though very prosperous, was
neet eloing all the business it should,
because of the blocking, domineering
ladies and the dog-in-the-manger
ideas of the little stockholder, It was
evident that these shares would be
worth almost any money.
To decide was to act with this energetic man. He had never met the
little stockholder, but the morning
afler he had laid bis plans he gained
an audience with him. The little
stockholder sat haughtily enthroned
iii a handsomely fitted out office of
his own.    lie had demanded that.
The visitor went straight to the
point "I came." he said, "lo purchase
your interest in this company."
"It is not for sale." the stockholder
answered, .wilh idle but excessively
pedite arrogance.
"Il did not ask whether it was for
sale. I said I came to purchase it. J
assume that anything is for sale if yon
get yeiur price. You own $500 worth
of stock in this company. I will give
yeiu $10,000 for it."
The minority stockholder looked
the strangce- eiver with a smile of
"Yen, don't think feir a moment
that I will take it?" he.asked.
��� The other opened a hand satchel
and took out five hundred twenty-
dollar bills and laid them on the flat
table in front of the little stockholder's desk.
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He had provided himself with many
pictures of Xew Yeerk. some colored,
taken from weeklies and magazines.
He spread these out as he talked on
the bare table of the "shack" these
partners made their home. Soon they
overflowed onto the lbt.,r
ers looked them over, fascinated.
They drank in every word the storyteller had to say.
The "shack" was forgotten. It was
an Arabian Nights steiry the men
were hearing. It seemed as if they
would never get tired.
All  of a  sudden   the tempter    got
uld  sway  thc I down   to  "cases."     He   reached   over
i and   undid  one  of   the   packages     of
bills.    He laid a  hundred-dollar note
on the table.
"That will take you to Xew York,"
he said, "a Pullman sleeper all the
way. Fastest train in the world! This
will lodge you at the finest hotel for
a week." He picked up a drawing of
a lieitel corridor crowded with gorgeous women and nattily dressed men.
He took one more bill from the package. "That will buy you as fine a
dinner as the Tsar eif Russia or Jeihn
D. Reickefeller can get."
He kept on. He showed heiw another hundred-dollar bill would give
a man an outfit that would make him
a rival of a figure in the magazines
.if high life. He made them see themselves in lhe splendid hotels, at the
theatres, along Broadway. He dwell
on the comforts of speeding automobiles, telling of the soft cushions and
thc delights of eighty miles an hour
on country roads late at night. With
every new picture he Drought out another hundred-dollar bill that crack,
ed in its freshness in a persuading
way. It said to the ill ners, "See whal
I can    ive you."
He was a skilful word-painter, thnt
man, and he knew his Xew York. He
must have talked over an hour, and
bills littered the table. Of a sudden
he stopped dramatically and reached
down into his valise, bringing up more
packages, piling them up before the
.   "And when you get through," he remarked,"'you'll have all this left."
The miners looked at each other.
Then  together they  said:
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Point Grey, all in the l'rovincc of British
Columbia, to tbe Parliament of Canada, at
the next session thereof, for an Act constituting the waters of the North Arm of the
Fraser River lying west of the westerly limits
of the City of New Westminster, together
with al! thc branches .ind arms thereof to
lines drawn across thc points of land forming thc mouths of the outlets of said North
Arm and branches emptying into the Gulf
of Georgia witli the waters of the said Gulf
of Georgia adjacent thereto, and known as
Sturgeon Bank, a harbor under the name of
the "North Fraser Harbor"; providing for
tbe future management thereof; constituting
the "North Fraser Harbor Commission," conferring power to expropriate such lands as
may be necessary tor the purposes of the
Commission; and defining tbe powers of the
said  Commission.
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the   above-named   Municipality   will    open   a
Public  Inquiry  as  to how  the  affairs  of the
Police  Department, and the administration of
justice centrally have bean carried  on in the
above-named   Muaicipality.
Any Ratepayer or Owner of Real Property
who has any evidence to give relative to the
matters in question is requested to be present
at ten o'clock on Monday morning, the 14th
day of October, 1912, in the Municipal Hall.
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NOTHING rivets the attention of the new settler from
the Old Country to Vancouver so much as the seemingly wanton waste of timber that is going on all around.
Looking from Granville Street Bridge and seeing the
various sawmills burning the refuse of the mills in their
incinerators, with thc other mills on Burrard Inlet following suit; then seeing the lurid glare from Shaughnessy
Heights of the burning piles of timber of from 50 to 60
feet high, each pile containing many hundreds of tons of
���wood that in Europe would bring a fair sum of money,
it is not surprising that the newcomer cannot at first
realize (and it takes, as a rule, some months for them to
do so) that in the mere act of burning or destroying on
the Coast at present is creating a valuable asset in clearing the land. While in years to come we may look back
with regret on the valuable amount of timber that has
yearly been destroyed, in the meantime the cost of labor
and transportation is such that it would not be economical
cither to try to save or utilize this lumber, and as it is
only an encumbrance to the ground, the only thing that
can be done is to get rid of it at the least possible cost.
Some day in the near future the by-products of the mills
will be used, but under existing conditions their commercial
value is non-existent. When the city and suburbs become
more congested and these sawmills are driven outside the
limits of the city the supply of dry timber which is
now so easily obtainable will cease. Then we will have all
the sawdust, etc., worked into fire-lighters, etc., as is the
custom in the Old Country.
In the suburbs may be seen hundreds of Stumps of trees
standing from 4 to 6 feet above the ground with a diameter
of from 3 feet up to 5 feet, containing many thousands
of feet of the finest lumber. It seems a waste to see
these fine stumps blown and shattered to pieces with
gunpowder. The new settler cannot grasp why
the logger who cleared the timber should have
sawn through his tree so high from the ground and left
such a valuable piece behind. In the days when Vancouver
and South Vancouver were logged the density of the undergrowth was such, combined with the fallen trees on
the ground, that the most economical manner in which
the trees could be sawn was by cutting a fair way above
the base of the tree.
totalised lhat the Panama Canal will be impracticable for
grain transit owing to the "heating" process of which so
much has been heard. Greater Vancouver as a world's
port will assume its greatest importance with the opening
of the Panama Canal and its establishment as thc main
shipping point for thc vast quantities of wheat which will
be grown on the productive and fertile prairie plains.
There has been little or no discussion over the statement that the grain will ultimately reach Greater Van-
e'euver to be transhipped from here to all parts of the
world. That seems an established fact. With a harbor
which is open the year round and with the decided advantage of a shorter rail haul, it is only natural that at
some future date the great bulk of grain will be destined
this way.
The one great spectre, however, which is periodically
presented to view, when it is thought thc public might
enthuse too greatly over the possibilities of Greater Vancouver as a world's port, is the claim that the grain will
sprout when passing through the Panama Canal. Owing
to the fact that Europe will be the greatest market for
Canadian wheat, the part this artificial waterway will play
in thc up-building of Greater Vancouver is an important
one. So strong a statement coming from an authority of
the standing of Mr. Young must needs be very gratifying.
It establishes an important point in favor of Greater Vancouver and should act as a stimulant to greater activity to
be in readiness when the Canal is opened a few years
/"���ANADA will undoubtedly feel the effect of the Demo-
~ cr.itic victory in the United States last week. The tendency of the Democratic party is towards a reduction in
tariff, and when the time is thought rife this country will
no doubt be approaced with a view to reducing the tariff
on many commodities now passing between the Dominion
and the United States.
A year ago Sir Wilfrid Laurier sacrificed his position
as Premier of Canada by going to the country on a proposed Reciprocity Bill with the United States. The reception given to that proposition is still too fresh in the
minds of Premier Borden and his Cabinet to allow anything more than a mere passing notice of tariff reduction
overtures emanating from Washington. Canada's position,
however, bordering on the United States, and the fact
that this country is annually becoming a greater consumer, make it all but a certainty that the Dominion will
be amongst the first to be approached by our neighbor
from the south when any proposed reduction of the tariff
takes place.
Tariffs arc designed to protect and foster home industry. The abuse of that favor has in many instances
taken the form of "trusts." United States, it will bc generally admitted, is today "trust ridden." The hope of the
people of that country is that a revision of the tariff will
break the "trusts" and restore them to their former
position. In a way it is something like fighting over again
"the war of independence." Woodrow Wilson was
elected on a pledge to give the people relief.
Canadians  may  look   for  overtures   from   Washington.
CRUSADES against social vice which have been instituted in Vancouver and New Westminster will
probably be productive of an announcement of some definite policy of coping with the social evil. In grappling
with this problem many divergent views are expressed.
Whether the plan suggested by those eager for the highest
form of social and moral living is better than the policy
adopted by thc authorities will possibly continue to be an
issue for argument, but the fact remains that recent happenings in connection with the control of the evil in Vancouver and New Westminster will not be conducive to
lull public opinion into believing that the authorities have
met every emergency.
Just where the blame lies is now thc subject of much
newspaper controversy. In the eagerness of some to fix
the responsibility present conditions have unfortunately
been allowed to assume a secondary role. The evil and
its attendant features exist, and it would seem a much
more profitable expenditure of lime if all parties concerned in the suppression were to get together and map
out a campaign to meet present conditions. There is
much in the arguments presented by both sides, but little
can be accomplished in a campaign in which charges and
accusations  are   thc   predominating  stock-in-trade.
South Vancouver, happily, has not been confronted with
the problems whieh the older cities have been forced to
face, but the importance of plans promulgated in these
centres is none thc less great to this Municipality. South
Vancouver will watch with a great deal of interest and
it is to be hoped profit by the deliberations of Vancouver
and New Westminster.
""THOUGH Vancouver has not the reputation of being
A the most savory city on the North American continent, there is scarcely Justification for an attack that
appears in the London (Eng.) "Times" from the pen of
a former resident of Sheffield. Many of his remarks undoubtedly bear the stamp "of truth, but there are times
when he exceeds the limit and brands Vancouver as the
vilest city on the face of the globe. In many respects
Vancouver is not all that could be desired; but to state
that "there is neither art, science, culture, refinement nor
true religion in Vancouver" is drawing the bow too far.
There is religion of a kind. It may not be twenty-two
carat, but half a loaf is better than no bread.
Says the writer: "Cafes are robbed in broad daylight."
Within the past twelve months there is no record that any
such thing has taken place, nor that men come into the
cily in the most approved Bret Harte style and play the
very deuce with anyone and anything that crosses their
path, be that in the day or during the night. The bartenders too are severely scored, in some instances perhaps with justice.
All these effusions are tending to lower Vancouver in
the eyes of the other cities in Canada and are playing havoc
with this city from an immigration point of view. It is
clear that Ihis epistolary production is fustian talk of a
disgruntled one who has been a failure and who fails to
recognize the fact.
("New Westminster Columbian.")
The interurban paved highway between New Westminster and Vancouver is not making very satisfactory progress towards completion.
The Iwo chief cities have shown a
,ery creditable interest in the project. Burnaby has also done its
part and the provincial government
has co-operated. But the South Vancouver  section  has been  the missing
link, although it is now announced
that the central interurban municipality has let contracts for over $250,-
000 for trunk road improvement work.
As conditions are at present thc
highway between New Westminster
and Vancouver is not as it should
ue���a solid macadam road between
the two busy cities. How valuable
such a paved road would bc in promoting trade, in facilitating intercourse and in reducing the cost of
many articles to the consumer, has
been pointed out. The motor freight
bus is more and more becoming a very
important factor in intercity transportation, and all live cities are appreciative of the need for not only building good city roads but also having
the highways to the city gates in a
condition to facilitate the heaviest
Toronto, the great market city of
Ontario, has long recognized the
value of good trunk roads to her
gates. What she owes to thc old
Bard surfaced Dundas street leading
from the west or to the almost equally well graded Kingston road from
the east, cannot be estimated, but
these highways have done much
to build up the farmers' market of
the Queen City. Now Toronto has
planned a system of trunk roads extending out from the city for five
miles, cast and west. The sum of
$5,000 has been spent in surveys. The
plans will be sent to the Ontario
Railroad Board and to the townships
concerned for approval. In time Toronto thus hopes to have continuous
roads and as far as possible straight
thoroughfares from different points
iu a five mile circumference from
the city limits to its centre. In addition to these roads there are planned
thoroughfares across the township
adjoining the city on its northern
This is all very suggestive for New
Westminster. Trunk roads well paved cast and west and north are
needed, as well as well paved lateral
roads. These are factors in reducing the cost of living, in aiding industry and manufacturing in the city
and vicinity and in building up the
suburban areas which is one of the
great assets of a prosperous city.
Would not a united effort on the
part of all the public bodies of the
city and the adjoining municipalities
bring about an energetic extension
of the interurban paved highways to
form not one but several connections
between the chief centres of this
populous peninsular section of the
lower mainland?
Childless Homes.
"TPHE "sweating" bogey which has been advanced by
* those who do not wish to see the grain go through
the Panama Canal and thereby make a world port of
Greater Vancouver, was thoroughly exploded by Mr. C.
A. Young in an interview touching this phase of the
question in one of the Vancouver papers on Tuesday of
this week. From 1904 until a short time ago Mr. Young
was a member of the Transcontinental Railway Commission and he should know whereof he speaks. Referring
to this side of the question, Mr. Young said;
Once thc Panama Canal is completed and the two
new transcontinental lines with low grades across the
Rockies are here, the greatest factors in the shipment of
prairie wheat via the Pacific will have been provided.
There is only one argument whieh is at all authoritatively urged against such shipments on a large scale
and that is the danger of the wheat heating during its
journey through the Tropics. There arc several answers
to that objection. One is that wheat heats within two
weeks after being threshed, so that the heating would
be all over before it landed on board the vessels here,
and even if the "sweating" process was not completed by that time, it would be long before the
time the vessel got into the Tropics. Another, answer
to that objection is that many of the Western farmers
are building granaries, and the wheat cools off there.
There are many reasons why the farmers should construct individual granaries. It would enable them to
market their grain whenever they wished, and by so
doing they arc likely to get better priceiS than right at
threshing time, when the great bulk of the grain is
rushed to market.
The foregoing should allay any fears that might be en-
/"""OLLINC.WOOD would perhaps receive as great a
tyf benefit from incorporation as any part of the Municipality of South Vancouver. Situated in a central position on the borders of the various Municipalities, Collingwood would become thc great residential centre of the
better class of arlizans. Adjoining Central Park and
within easy reach of either Westminster or Vancouver,
the reside..ccs in Collingwood should bc much sought
after. While Collingwood will never seek but rather try
to avoid factories coming near there, yet that district will
gain handsomely by any developments which take place
on the North Arm.
Though one of the earliest settled parts of South Vancouver, Collingwood has, possibly, not made the same
progress as either Main Street or Fraser Avenue. This
has not been due to lack of initiative of her residents.
The question of transportation has, however, entered
into the problem. The British Columbia Electric Railway
Company has clearly intimated that if annexation took
place tomorrow no reduction would take place on the
interurban lines. Collingwood's only hope, therefore, of
getting cheaper transportation is by South Vancouver
becoming incorporated as a separate city. It is generally
conceded that if South Vancouver is incorporated as a
city, immediate action will be taken to have the B. C. E. R.
franchise meet altered conditions. It is quite evident that
as a city South Vancouver might hope for much better
treatment in negotiating with the B. C. E. R. than as
an outlying district of the City of Vancouver. What now
seem transportation problems would quickly be dispelled
under incorporation, and Collingwood would be one of
the districts that would share the benefits from the new
conditions to the greatest measure, Incorporation means
the opening of a new era  to  the  Collingwood  district.
("Toronto Globe ")
Dr. McCulloiigii, Provincial Health
Officer, has been saying publicly some
timely things about apartment houses
and childless homes. There is a close
connection between these two topics,
but not a necessary one. Apartment
houses arc multiplying rapidly, and it
may be assumed that in most of them
children are not welcome, and in the
great majority of them are not admitted. It does not follow that the
number of childless homes is any
greater because of apartment houses
than it would have been if there had
been no such abodes. A large proportion of the childless homes are
private houses, many of them being
the residences of parents whose children have gone off into the business
of home-making on their own account.
In such eases, and in many others,
it is frequently a matter of taste or
convenience whether thc aging couple
shall retain their own home or take
a suite in an apartment house; and if
they choose the latter alternative they
can easily make a good defence of
their choice. On the score of comfort
tiiere is much to bc said in favor of
living in an apartment house if there
ire no children to be considered. A
good apartment house Is a co-operative
home in which the service may be
brought to the maximum of perfection
at the minimum cost and with more
freedom from household cares than
the dwellers in private residences can
ordinarily  enjoy.
Dr. McCullough is on safe ground
when he says it should be obligatory
on those who erect apartment houses
to make provision for a fair amount
eel" vacant space about each house and
also for light and ventilation. Some
if thc worst evils connected with
apartment house life would thus be
lessened if not eliminated, and the increased cost of the buildings would
tend to check the phenomenally rapid
increase in the number of them erected in recent years.
The suspension of business of the Fraser Valley Sugar
Works closes the first chapter in the cultivation of sugar
otets in British Columbia. The cultivation of sugar beets
hi various parts of Canada is a tale which has suggested
great possibilities, but which rarely has neen followed
with anything but disaster. The fate of the Fraser Valley
company will not lend to thc possibilities of this occupation in this province.
The People's Trust Co.
(South Hill Post Office, South Vancouver, B.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.   We 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, from
$2,000 up, on cash payment of $150 and up.    Monthly payments.
Modern 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 yov are !n 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
A statement of claim has been entered for $5,000 on behalf of J. A.
Prince of St. Boniface against Roland
Dixon, A. C. Cross and Frank Chit-
tick of Winnipeg, and Paul Fries of
Notre Dame de Lourdes. The claim
is made on thc ground that the four
defendants did unlawfully and maliciously conspire, confederate and
agree to have Prince arrested and imprisoned. The arrest was made in
connection with the Macdonald bye-
election on October 11, and thereafter
Prince was placed in jail at Morden,
where he was held without bail for
twenty-four  hours.
it it
Two cars of all varieties of Niagara
district fruit pickled in acid and ranged in a series of large glass jars, were
loaded at St. Catharines for shipment
to the London, Eng., office of the
Canadian Exhibition Commission,
being lor exhibition at Europeriga
points in aid of Canadian immige-^ j&n
Fruit, branches and leaves a e\preserved in a very life-like state, the product of four months of collecting and
processing by A. W. Despafd of Pickering and bis staff.
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
Wrought Iron Pipe Black and Galvanized
Cast Iron Pipe
Large Stocks and Frequent Shipments
Phone 2988
Limited        Ft. of Columbia Ave.
Phonca :  Seymour 7056-7818 OfficM :  606-607 Bank ot Ottawa  Bid*
C. Gardiner - Johnson & Company
Johnson's Wharf
Phone : Sey. 9145
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.
:: Our Little Boys and Girls ::
Look ahead for next year's holidays, and secure
one of our ideal Seaside Lots, close to b;ach. No
better holiday resort in thc Province. Buy now and
secure them while they last.
Price $200.   Quarter cash, balance 6, 12, 18 months.
The Industrial Trust Co. Ltd.
Financial Agents
405 Dunsmuir Street
Labor Temple
Phone : Seymour 3187
Brokers, etc.
Vancouver, B. C.
Ipends upon the nature e>f fhs around
'and upon the size ol the mail. The
little snail moves faster than the large
one and the young one moves fa^t.rr
i than the adult. There is a CI" ar
relationship between the sole of the
snail's foot and the speed of its mi
Here is a STOVE
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
Bliss & Brandt
Mining, Real Estate, Timber
502 North West Trust Building
Phone : Sey. 2584
Vancouver, B. C.
Donaldson  &   McDonald
Dealers in
All Kinds of Chicken Feed
4213 Main Street
Phone : Fairmont 1514
Boyhood the Time to Make Good.
"Boy wanted���Nol a common buy,
but one with uncommon snap and courage, a hoy who knows the meaning of
that big word 'initiative.' He must
know how to use the talents he has
without being told more than thirty-
seven  times."
"There!" said the busy superintendent of one of Chicago's smaller
manufacturing companies, as he finished dictating his ad for a boy. "I
hope I can get a boy who can do a
few things without having to tell him
each time. I certainly do need a
bright boy to take an active interest
around here."
Then he ordered his stenographer
to telephone the ail to the paper, with
instructions to set it in double space.
At 8 o'clock thc next morning the
passageway to this man's outside office door was crowded with a motley
aggregation of young candidates, who
thought they could qualify. The superintendent was regretting the trouble
of picking out the right boy from this
crowd as he elbowed his way on into
his office. There he was surprised to
face one bright looking lad, hat in
hand calmly waiting fur him.
"Why, what are you doing here?"
j exclaimed the superintendent.
"I rame for that job," the boy replied. "I was here first and I climbed
i through the window there in order to
I get tee sec you first. Thc other boys
[know I'm here "
"Where    was  the  last place    you
��� worked?"   asked   the   superintendent,
j without showing the interest he reallv
] felt in this lad of slight build, who had
I foresight   enough   to  avoid  the   rush
and     crush   at   thc   door,     courage
enough to climb in at the window and
sufficient cunnii.g to avoid the watchful eye of Jake, .he janitor.
"At the  Blank  Company,"  the boy
promptly  replied.
"Why did "QU leave?"
"I    was    fired," was  the    equally
prompt reply.
"Yes; it was like this. Another boy
and I were told to carry some packages from thc shipping room and load
them on thc delivery truck out in
front of the factory. My boss told
me that thc bundles should be down
at the depot just as soon as possible.
And he told me to tell the truck-
driver to start right out with them
and not to wait for any more. But
the truck driver didn't show up and
I couldn't find him, so I jumped in.
It was an auto truck and thc driver
had let mc learn how to run it. I
drove downtown and delivered the
packages and was back to thc factory
in about twenty-five minutes. But
when I got back the boss fired me on
the spot. He told mc that I had a
lot more nerve than was good for me.
a hat is exactly how it happened. But
I want the job you advertised. I can
make good."
The superintendent lost no time
telephoning the Blank Company to
verify the boy's statement, then asked
him when he could come to work.
"Right now." replied the boy,
showing eagerness to begin.
Then the superintendent stepped to
the outside office door and told the
other boys that the job was filled.
"The best time to get the habit of
making good." says this youngster,
"is in boyhood."
*    ���    *
A Visit to Fairyland.
At a children's party a great deal
of fun may be had in "paying a visit
to Fairyland." Of course it is presumed that all children know the popular fairy tales well, as the game
would be entirely without point unless the guests who took part were
quite familiar with the characters
that appear in Fairyland and also
with some of the objects that have
borne a  part in  well-known  stories.
Before the party thc hostess should
  , snail s toot ana the speed ot its mm e. j -- ^ niwAiTnn
obtain a large number of things which !m<-'n' <��i the ground; the broad, short   ���*   A m   10    n    nTII V K
are at  home in  Fairyland, and  these ��ol >�� slower than the long foot, but'       rXO   13   <*    UlV/TLi
may be placed around the room where  the   f"ot   increases   in   length   as   il*   -^���������������������-������������
it  will   take  some   searching  to   find : n>eed   increases,   and  it   is  increased |
them,  or  they  may   be  placed  on   a  in breadth by the play of Us transverse
centre table and each person asked to   "hers.
take up each object in turn, examine       Mollusks   would   be   easy  prey   for
it and write his or her guess on paper, j many  animals   were  it  not  for  their ,
It will be necessary to have a number j Power  to  retreat  intei  the  depths  of
marke.l   on   each   object   so   that   the   ,,u'Ir   shells.   Solidly   inserted   in   the |
player  may  identify  it  in  his  list  of, shell, fixed to a spot near its axis by
guesses.    In his list thc player states |"nc of its extremities, the colummelar I
what the object is and in what fairy  muscle  ends  on   thc  olher  side  in  a'
tale .ir nursery rhyme it appears. Then   fan-shaped   screw   whose   spokes     or
after every one has had a chance to  fibers penetrate the mass of the foot. I
guess   what  every   object  is   in     the  'he   head,   and   the   tentacles.   When 1
world    of    fairy    lore    and    nursery  'he snail is frightened or in danger the
rhymes,   the   lists   may   be   examined  governing muscle contracts and hauls
the  whole body  inti
and   head.   As   the
and a prize given to the person who
guesses the most correctly.
Some of the objects which may appear in  the  Fairyland game are  the I
little  glass slipper  of Cinderella,  the I
little goat which bleated to such pur-1
pose  for  Little Two  Eyes,  the  bean I re��lon '     ll,r      ' '"
that   Jack   the   Giant   Killer   planted.
Aladdin's lamp,    the    bare cupboard
the shell's  foot I
body   retracts   a
peculiar action takes place : the
vascular cavities are partly obliterated, and the greater part of the
blood  recedes   or   turns  back   to  the
Although the snail runs away from
hot sunlight, his body does not con-
where Mothei Hubbard found io little g"8*?- nor. docs he give any sign of
in the way of good cheer, the platter pehng of any kind when he passes
which was so nicely cleaned by Jack ! fr"m "���� 'larkncss into light.
Sprat and his wife, Red Riding Hood's 1 ��rSans supposed to be hii
wo|f   eIC I the  organs which are carrie
on   his
McBride has a personal interest in
the homes of South Vancouver.
If he sells you a stove or a tack
hammer, he'll give you value for
... lie .igreat   tentacles���do   not  always   pre-
Ihe fairy part may be kept d.stinc ��m ,h(, ^.^ ^ obstacles; and
from the Mother Goose characters f wfc hjs tentacles arc arnputatcd be
desired, but the Mother Goose person. U apparently untroubled. Yet
agesand their belongings are so well jhe   cxaminc^ a���   04,acies   with   llis
known   to   most   persons    that   It  is , carefully  as  if  exploring   your money,
rather    good  fun   to  have  them    ,n ^ J fl . '.   Th��
When   characters  m   the  s ones  and , j  f ;,  though it has no organ of L..   ,���       .��� Cf Mi
rhymes are to be used sma    dolls are  obscrvati       examines objects  in  the   q his   Re&al    ^ove Will warm your
obtained   and   dressed   111   the   proper I        c       ^        d ;    uisitive fa,h}on,| heart.    It's a dandv little heater.
costumes,    which   may  be  made    ot
1   ,._ 1 and  in  many  cases,  as if moved  by
issue    or    crepe    paper    wot    little T * retract e
trouble or cut from cardboard and JJ reach the object they start to
colored with crayon or water color,. |cxami|R, p���ssibly tJhc sn.ca,lcfi ..eye-
Heavy paper or water color paper play, an important part; possibly, as
will do for thc figures and will be manv have supposed, the temperature
easier to cut out than the cardboard if 1 gjvc' tiK, anjmai jts warning. It is
you wish to save time. When making doubtful whether the visual organ of
these paper figures care should be [ gucl] |)cings has anythjn,r to do with
taken t.i have them look like thc best | tl,cir   casy   movcmcnt   through   their
McBride has made more homes
happy than any other merchant in
South Vancouver.
known conception of the character,
that all who are acquainted with the
original will recognize thc representation.
*    *    *
Charming New Styles for Doll Furs.
Dolls    arc    delicate  creatures  and
they are apt to feel the cold quite a
The Truth About Cats.
The cat is an a-mew-sing animal.
When a puss purrs she does it for a
Cats are easily teased.    Give a cat
good deal, so that it is a good plan tola  drink from your  tea-cup and your
have a fur coat, hat and muff for Miss   tea's-in-it.
Dolly if she is going out very much
; in the winter weather.    The fur sets
, may  be  made  of  any  pieces   of  fur
which  can  be  spared    by    mothers,
; aunts or friends.
White fur is very pretty on Miss
Dolly, but then most dolls have such
good complexions that any fur looks
well on them.
One of the smartest of the new fur
sets for dolls is made of white fur
which looks very much like nice white
rabbit. This coat is made very wide
��� and reaches almost to Miss Dolly's
knees. The sleeves are flat at the top
! and wide at the bottom. The coat has
I a turnover collar which can be turned
t up and made into a storm collar, and
! lapels of the fur.
Nothing is more charming for dolls'
! furs  than  swansdown,  both  in  white
land grey.    Storm collars, tied at the
throat   with   ribbon,   and   large,   soft
muffs are made of this.   White eiderdown cloth makes very pretty furs for
! dolls.   This may be made into a stole
i for the neck and a large muff.    Little
! pieces  of black  cloth  sewed on  here
and there make it leiok like ermine.
G. E. McBride & Co.
Sixteenth and Main  Street
Forty-ninth and Fraser Street
Phone : Fairmont 899
11  ^
^i Any person having frontage on
the Fraser River, within the boundaries of South Vancouver, and who
are willing to lease the same for
industrial purposes, will they please
communicate with
Chas. Harrison
Sec. Board of Trade
The  Habits  of  the  Snail
However thick his sheli, the snail
fears sunlight. In the hot days of
summer he draws deep into his refuge.
1 If the ground is arid and stony he
bores a hole into the rock chosen
by  him  as  best  suited  to  his  needs.
: His work is slow and very hard, but
he is a determined laborer and set in
I his ways. When he has prepared his
home it is very dear to him, and while
he travels a long way to find the
food that he craves he always crawls
back to his refuge, no matter how far
from it he may be. Lodged in his retreat when weather is dry, his volume
diminishes because he loses a great
deal of moisture. At such, times, feeling
his shrinkage, he seems to be attacked
by a sense of weakness and, as if to
escape from danger, retreats to the
darkest hollow of his shell. When the
cieol nights and the rains ceiinc he
takes water, swells to a considerable
size, and, as if reassured as to his
ability to cope with outside conditions
emerges from his summer hiding-
Much is yet to be learned of the
mechanism by whieh the gradual extension of his feet, bead and tentacles
is accomplished, but it has been
learned by close observation that all
the members lengthen in the same
way gradually, like a glove being
turned from the inside to take its
proper shape and position.
Thc snail's locomotion is rapid, and
he can work his way along because the
sole of his foot closely adheres to the
ground and gives him means of purchase. His foot is soft and viscous.
Yet even so his way is hard
when the road he runs is uneven, sandy, or pebbly, and therefore nature gives him means to
prepare a path. On thc forward part
of his foot he has a gland whose
product so oils the ground that a
lubricated path is made for his
ascension to the heights at which he
aims. The snail's foot is a muscular
organ of complex structure, with
fibers that run in three directions���
lengthwise, crosswise, and obliquely.
The lengthwise muscles are the real
walking muscles; they obtain their
power from the nervous system. The
power goes from the feet in thc form
of contraction waves. The action
starts in the heel and runs forward,
increasing as it advances. The contraction at the back drives the action
through the locomotion muscles; at
a point toward the front thc nerve-
waves cease and the convulsion sends
the foot forward a few millimeters.
The speed action is variable;  it de-
Cats may bc usefully employed in
various ways. Thus a cat on a felled
tree in a sales-room would serve for
the cat-a-log. A cat who is poorly
will take the place of cows, bulls,
oxen, etc.���cat-11.
To obtain a safe-ground for cattle
is the easiest thing in the world. Place
a cat by the side of a mouse-hole, and
you'll find the cat'll market it.
Ca.s are capable of great things. To
an able puss many things are puss-
Cats are said to be able to see in the
dark.   This is because they eat lights.
Cats are not truthful; they will lie
about the place all day. They are also
gossipy; the Manx cat is the only
one that is not a tail-bearer.
Cats are easily offended. If you
pursue one down a road you will find
she  will casiiy  take a fence.
Cats kill things; they kill rats and
mice, and we have heard of the Cats-
kill Mountains.
They spend much time in washing
and tidying themselves. They do not
know what it is to dress for dinner,
but they will wash themselves, brush
themselves against your legs, and we
have no doubt you could see thc cata-
dombing itself.
W'e moustache you to notice that
the cat's whiskers grow on its upper
lil>. Don't kiss a cat. on the mouth;
you might contract a cat-chin complaint. If you cats cold you will have
cat arrli.
The cat's religion has not been exactly defined. It is remored, however, by observations taken at night
that she is a roamin' cat-holic.
The small boy is an enemy of the
cat. He has been known to pelt a cat
with a cat-a-pult. Cats are not immoral. Any dog will tell you that
most  eats are  chased.
A cat once entered for a race, but
she did not run; after paws-ing a
short time she scratched.
We will say no more about the cat
1 for fear of hurting her felines.���Tit-
| Bits.
Save your clothes. Call
and get a carpenter's
apron free. Pockets for
nails,  rule,  and  pencil.
McGibbon Hodgson
Lumber Company
Phone : Fair. 1659
(Please mention this Ad.)
NOTICE   IS  HEREBY   OIVEN   that tags
for the collection of  garbage can now be pur-
Mail is marsupial, and herein he isl*1.""1  froto  %' htal,h  inspector   Municipal
1 ! Hall,   corner   Fraaer   Street   and   Forty-third
Avenue,  as  provided  by  the bylaw.
broadly distinguished from woman.
Nature has provided man with pockets in his trousers, his waistcoat, and
his coat. The number is not always
the same, some men having, in the
aggregate, twelve distinct pockets,
great and small, while others have
only eight or nine; but a man totally
without pockets would be a lusus naturae. It is remarkable that pockets
are not congenial, but are slowly developed during childhood and youth.
The trouser pockets, which are
earliest developed, seldom make their
appearance before the fifth year, and
one of these usually comes to maturity
ten or twelve months before its fellow. About the eighth year a male
child develops two and some times
three coat pockets, and two years
later the lower waistcoat pockets appear. Nature then pauses in her
work, and it is not until thc fourteenth
year that the small fob pockets of the
waistcoat and the watch pocket of the
trousers are developed. The appearance of the pistol pocket and the two
coat-tail pockets is usually synchronous with the cutting of the wisdom
teeth. When these have reached maturity, the normal development of
pockets ceases���for the comparatively
recent discovery of isolated specimens
of men with pockets in the sleeves
of their overcoats, apparently designed for stowing away female hands,
does not as yet warrant any change in
the scientfic classification and description of human pockets.���From "Domestic Explosives."
Box  1224,  South Vancouver.
To whom it May Concern :
TAKE NOTICE, that licences are now due
by   all   hawkers,   peddlers,   express   and   draymen, doing business in South Vancouver.
Any hawker, peddler, express and drayman
found doing busineaa of this nature within
the Municipality without a South Vancouver
Licence will be prosecuted is provided by the
Trades  Licence Bylaw.
Chief of Police.
Dated July 31. 1912.
The Government Auditing Commissioner of
the above-named Municipality will hare hii
office open from 10 to 11 in the forenoon of
each day (except days on which the Public
Inquiry ia being held) for the purpose of
paaaing accounts; and any Ratepayer or
Owner may be preient and may Bake any
objection to such accounts ai ire before the
C. If. C. SIX
"i'a, what's a haberdasher':"
"A  man  who keeps a shop that is
patremized by men whose clothes are
not bought bv their wives."
' *   ��    ��
Aunt (to engaged niece;: So Henry
went away yesterday, I hear. Parting
is very painful, isn't it?
Niece: I should say so. Every rib
in my bodv is aching today.
* *   ��
"I expect you to write this interview up to my satisfaction," said the
statesman severely.
"All right," chirped the cheerful reporter, "if I don't, I'll come around
tomorrow and get your repudiation."
* *    ��
She���"Sometimes you appear really
manly and sometimes you are effeminate.    How do account for it?"
He���"I suppose it is hereditary,
half of my ancestors were men and
the other half women!"
* ��    *
"Why is it," asked the curious
guest, "that poor men usually give
larger tips than rich men?"
"Well, suh," said the waiter, who
was something of a philosopher as
well, "looks to me like de po' man
don't want nobody to find out he's
po', and de rich man don't want nobody to find out he's rich."
* *   *
"Did youse git anything?" whispered thc burglar on guard as his pal
emerged from thc window.
"Naw, de bloke wot lives here is a
lawyer." replied the other in disgust.
"Dat's hard luck," said the first;
"did youse lose anyt'ing?"
* *    *
James the Second, when Duke of
York, made a visit to Milton the poet,
and asked him, amongst other things
if he did not think thc lots of his sight
a judgment upon him for what he had
written against his father, Charles the
First. Milton answered: "If your
Highness think my loss of sight a
judgment upon me, what do you think
of your father's losing his head?"
* *   *
A philosopher and a wit were crossing the water when, a high gale arising, the philosopher seemed under
great apprehension lest he should go
to the bottom.
"Why," said his friend, "that will
suit your genius to a tittle: as for my
part, T am onlv for skimming the surface of things."
* *   *
"Innuendo is very effective in oratory." said William Jennings Brvan.
"A gentleman once visited Tucka-
hoc. As he sat on the hotel porch
and fought thc Tuckahoe mosquitoes.
he said to an old residenter:
"'Have vou a newsnaner here?'
"The residenter, skilled in innuendo
'"Oh. no! We have a ladies' sewing circle.' "
The newly married pair had escaped from 'heir demonstrative friends
and were on the way to the depot
when the carriage stopped. Thc
bridegroom looked out of the window
'What's the matter, driver?" he
"The horse has thrown a shoe, sir,"
was the reply.
"Great Scott!" groaned the bridegroom; "even the horse knows we're
just married."
��   ��   *
In some of thc college settlements
there are penny savings banks for children.
One Saturday a small boy arrived
with an important air and withdrew
two cents from his account. Monday
morning he promptly returned the
"So you didn't spend your two
cents," observed the dorker in charge.
"Oh, no," he replied, "but a fellow
just likes to have a little cash on
hand over Sunday."
��      *      ��e
After the services were over, one of
the congregation turned to his wife
and said:
"On my way to church I picked up
a button and put it in my change
pocket, where 1 had a quarter."
"Gracious, my dear!" anticipated
his wife, very much horrified. "And
you dropped it into the collection basket by mistake?"
"No, confound it!" replied her husband.    "I put in the quarter."
* *   *
Mr. Borden has been telling an
anecdote concerning two "brither
Scots" who used to foregather in a
"dry" district, each bringing with him
a portable spring of comfort in the
shape of a bottle of whiskey.
One of them was asked one day by
a "third party" whether the other,
Jock Anderson, did not get a little
drunk sometimes.
"Drunk!" was the reply, "man, the
last time I was wi' him Jock got that
drunk  I  couldna' see him."
* *    *
"Ucle Joe" Cannon, seated on the
piazza of a seaside hotel, condemned
a certain improvident type of social
"They're great borrowers," he said,
"these chaps who are going to make
the world over again."
With a chuckle he added:
"The worst thing about your Utopians is that they're all I-O-U-to-
* ef       *
A young wife recently went into a
grocer's shop and addressed the grocer thus:
"I bought three or four hams here
a month or so ago and they were fine.
Have you any more of them?"
"Yes, ma'am," replied thc grocer.
"There arc ten of those hams hanging
up there now."
"Well, if you're sure they're off the
same pig. I'll take three of them," replied the young wife meekly.
* *    *
Dr. Lewis White Allen, the Denver
physiologist, was giving an informal
talk on physiology upon the windy,
sea-fronting porch of an Atlantic City
"Also," he said, "it has lately been
found that the human body contains
"Sulphur!" exclaimed a girl in a blue
and white blazer. "How much sulphur is there, then, in a girl's body!"
"Oh," said Dr. Allen, smiling, "thc
amount varies."
"And is that," asked the girl, "why
some of us make so much better
matches than others?"
* ��   *
A literary woman of New York tells
this story: "I was called by name at a
recent great reception, and when the
speaker, an entire stranger, saw my
bewildered look, he smiled and asked,
'Don't you remember the days when
you used to write editorials for the
"Tribune" and a little fellow from thc
office waited sleepily out in the hall
till your stuff was ready? 'Of course
I did remember. 'And are you Dan,
the office-boy?' I cried. He correct.
ed me very gently. 'I was Dan, the
office-boy, then. Now 1 am Daniel
* *    *
The teacher of a small school was
conducting a grammar lesson.
"Now, children," she said, "in the
sentence, 'John was struck by James,'
there is a person known as the agent.
James is the agent, because he is the
prson that did the act. Now, what is
the agent, Mary?"
"The agent is the person or thing
that does the act," replied Mary.
The teacher turned her eyes on a
little fellow in the corner, who was
not giving much attention, and in
rather sharp tones asked:
"Tommy, do you know what the
agent is?"
"Yes'm; he's de gink dat pop kicked
out yisterday."
* *    *
"The reporter's life is a happy one.
When he suffers an indignity, the
course of that indignity is usually beneath consideration, or else the insult
is due to some misunderstanding."
The speaker was Albert J. Bever-
idge, himself a one-time reporter. He
"I know a reporter who went to a
house the day after a wedding and
said to the servant who answered his
" 'Can you let me have some details, please, of yesterday's ceremony?'
"The servant frowned.
" 'No, I can't,' she said. 'They ate
every crumb! And I think you ought
to be ashamed, an able-bodied young
man like you. going around begging
for cold details!'"
* *       ek
John Burroughs some time ago
visited his brother. Eden Burroughs,
who lives in the Catskills, at a place
Wood Pavements Make Cool Streets
Everybody realizes that some pavements
seem to refract more heat than others! Sheet
asphalt, for example, is notoriously hot, and
under a summer sun throws up a tropical heat
which is distressing.
The city chemist of Trenton, N. J., has made
the first scientific examination of this point.
Samples of the various pavements were built,
thermometers were installed, and records
taken at hourly intervals for twenty-four
hours. The results showed that sheet asphalt
and asphalt blocks were the hottest pavements.
Sheet asphalt averaged five degrees higher
than wood block, and reached its highest temperature an hour earlier.
The advantage of this coolness of wood
block pavement to merchants in business streets
must be obvious. Pedestrians instinctively
avoid the streets which seem hot, and the effect of a hot pavement on retail trade on hot
summer days must certainly be considerable,
on the same principle that the shady side of
the street is the best for summer trade.
Wood Block Pavement has the extreme advantage of noiselessness and great durability
under heavy traffic. Competitive tests have
repeatedly shown it to be superior in durability
to granite block, which formerly was the most
durable pavement known. On streets like
Broadway, New York; Dearborn Street,
Chicago; Tremont Street, Boston; and Market Street, Philadelphia, it is now demonstrating the superiority of its resilient resistance
to the hammering of heavy traffic.
On a few days of the year, under rare storm
conditions, such as a light, dry snow or a thin
sleet, wood block pavements furnish inferior
footing to granite blocks, but the wood block
is no worse in such weather than sheet asphalt
or brick. On other days of the year, wood
block pavement attracts traffic, for drivers
find that in proportion to its smoothness it
furnishes superior footing, and permits greater
speed and heavier loads than are possible with
any other type of pavement.
Dominion Wood Blocks are Manufactured
in South Vancouver
by the
Dominion Creosoting Co. Limited
called Hobart. The two brothers
went fox hunting together. The honor
of the hunt come to Eden, who shot
ihe only fox. It so hapixued that fox-
skins were worth about five dollars
at that time, and the successful Nim-
rod took much pride in telling how
he got the better of the sage of Slab-
sides. Later, in boasting tei a few
friends about it in the presence of his
brother John, he was interrupted by,
"You have bragged about that fox
hunt long enough. You shot the fox,
sold the skin and got five dollars. 1
wrote a little account of the hunt and
got seventy-five dollars from the magazine which published it. So there
you are!"
* *    *
Kathrinc is two and a half years
old. Her father came home one afternoon, after working three days and
three nights at high pressure, with
almost no sleep. He lay down with
the feeling that he did not want to
wake up for a week. Half an hour
later, from the depths of his dreams,
he     heard     a     small,     clear    voice,
"Father I"
The sleeper stirred, and turned his
head on the pillow.
"Father!  father!"
He stirred again, and moaned.
"Father!  father!"
He struggled and resisted and
floundered, and finally raised his eyelids like a man lifting heavy weights.
He saw Katherine smiling divinely
beside his couch.
"Father! father!"
"What is it, daughter?"
"Father, are you having a nice
* *    *
A woman went to thc Orient and,
coming back, was caught trying to
smuggle in a lot of choice silks. She
had to pay duty and a fine. Then
there was talk of a criminal action to
follow. Her son-in-law called on the
customs officials.
"Is it possible," he asked in a
severe tone, "after my mother-in-law
has paid the duty on the stuff and her
fine, that you contemplate criminal
"We are considering it," the customs official replied gravely.
"And if my mother-in-law were to
be convicted, as she probably would
bc, she would have to go to jail?"
"I think so."
"Do you mean to tell me you intend
to do this to a woman���a woman who
has already expiated her fault and recompensed the Government?"
"I do. But, look here, old chap,
don't take this too hard. I've got to
do my duty, you know. Don't feel
so badly about it."
"Badly!" shouted thc son-in-law.
'Why, my dear sir, this is the first
gleam of sunshine that has entered
my home in twenty years."
* *    *
Thc following is related of a good
justice of the peace in Massachusetts
in Colonial times.
On a cold night in winter a traveller
called at his house for lodging. The
ready hospitality of the justice was
about being displayed, when the
stranger unluckily uttered a word
which his host considered profane.
Whereupon he informed his guest
that he was a magistrate, pointed out
the nature of the offence, and explained the necessity of its being expiated
by sitting an hour in the stocks.
Remonstrance'was unavailing, for
custom at that time allowed the magistrate to convict and punish at once,
and in this case the magistrate acted
as accuser, witness, jury, judge and
sheriff, all in one.
Cold as it was, the worthy justice,
aided by his son, conducted the traveller to the place of punishment, an
open spot near the meeting-house
where the stocks were placed. Here
the wayfarer was confined in the usual
manner, the benevolent executor of the
law remaining with him to beguile the
time of its tedium by edifying conversation.
At thc expiration of the hour, he
was" reconducted to the house, and
hospitably entertained until the next
morning, when the traveller departed.
When Joseph Messick, now postmaster at East St. Louis, was in the
political game in Illinois, his services
as speaker at Republican rallies were
in constant demand. At one time in
Chicago he was chosen as the "forerunner" for the Republican candidate
for Governor, who was campaigning
in his own behalf. There were eight
halls to be visited in rapid succession.
Joe's duty was to hold the floor until
the principal speaker arrived, when it
was up to him to cut short and light
out in a taxi for the next hall. All
went well at the first six rallies, and
Joe, with ex-State Senator Charles T.
Cherry as companion, left for number
The cab stopped in front of a hall
where a band and red lights were attracting a good-sized crowd. Joe and
his ally rushed up the stairs, edged
their way to the stage, where they
found seats and waited for the youthful politician, who was pouring forth
a carefully prepared stunt in oratory,
to finish, at which time, according to
schedule, it was up to Joe. He was
sitting calmly on the platform, sizing
up the crowd, when he suddenly
awoke to the fact that the young
speaker was saying things which did
not sound right at all. At the finish
of an especially strong outburst, the
speaker brought his fist down on to
the handy table with a great deal of
enthusiasm. There was a slight ap
"Look here, young man!" said Joe
loudly, leaning forward and shaking
his finger at the youth. "Do you
mean to tell me that our platform has
adopted 'free tariff?"
"It certainly has, sir!" thundered
the one holding the floor. "On June
���, in St. Louis, it was adopted as one
of our strongest planks."
"Well, that lets me out!" said Joe
very distinctly. "I'll have nothing
more to do with this party!" He rose
and started for the door.
"Me, too!" said the ex-senator, and
he followed Joe out of the hall to
look for the* taxi driver who had
landed them at a Democratic rally!
For Sound Investment Buy Lots in
At the corner of Boundary Road and Kiver Road. There is no
better located property in South Vancouver���at the price���on the
terms���with the wonderful view���the beautiful southern slope���
the perfect contour���CLEARED���the possibilities and assurance
Price $550. Terms $15 cash. $15 per month, or with an increased cash payment we will make the deferred payments ruar-
terly, half-vearlv, or yearly, as desired by the purchaser.
Room 105, 25 Hastings Street East, opposite Holden Building
Phone : Seymour 2201
Collingwood  Homesites
Every thinking man should realize that in continuing to
pay rent he is not providing for the future of his family.
For a very small cash payment a splendid Homesite may
be secured in our Collingwood Terrace Subdivision.
This subdivision runs from Westminster Road back to the
Central Park tram line, Aberdeen Street being the western
boundary. There being no building restrictions, any
purchaser may erect a modest cottage to suit his circumstances.
The Lots are ready to be built on, are high and free from
water. Electric light and City water are available. Lots
may be purchased for $30 cash and $10 per month. Ask
for full particulars.
National Finance  Company
Phone : Seymour 9560 Corner Pender and Hamilton
Real Estate Department
Private Exchange Connecting all Departments
Why Should I Buy
Because   Bridge   Street   is   the
backbone of the City.
Because   developments   are   at
hand that will  cause prices to
Because it will eventually become the main artery for the
conveyance of freight and merchandise to and from the North
Arm harbour.
Because every lot is high and
dry, with a Southern slope.
Because title is good, being indefeasible.
Because it is a future carline
Because the centre of a growing
city is always a good place to
invest in.
Because of its proximity to the
North Arm freshwater harbour.
When you buy, boy right!
on Bridge Street?
Because this district will eventually outstrip in value all that
which lies between 30th and
Rosenberg Road.
Because the incoming industry,
which never fails to follow the
line of shipping will cause the
vacant land to be solidly built
up with warehouses, elevators,
and we hope factories, as factory sites are cheap here.
Because prices and terms are
well within YOUR reach.
Lastly, because you don't have
to go "off the map" to inspect
the property. Simply take the
car to the corner of Main Street
and River Road and walk west
eight blocks. Our man resides
there, and will be pleased to
see you.
Jridge Street is at Good at Gold!
Phone: Coll. 18 Branch : Cor. River Rd. and Ash St.
"Coal Strike"
Stove Wood���14 inch Lengths
$3.50 per Load
Corner Bodwell Road and Ontario Street
Phone : Fraser No. 41 Mail AddresB, Box 22, City Heights
Phone : Seymour 8425-8426
Western Plate Glass &
Importing   Co.   Limited
Regiatered Office!
318 Water Street, Vancouver, B. C.
Thome  Metal  Store  Front  Bars,  Bevelling  and
Silvering, Store Fronts Glazed
Before having your House Wired get in touch with
Electrician, Collingwood E. and Central Park
All orders promptly attended to The price is right SATURDAY, NOVEMHKR 16, 1912.
A Mild Smoke
Fairmont Pool Room
(Bryant   Block)
Thc best tables in South Vancouver. Everything new. Personal attention by thc proprietor, D. D. Den-
Cigars, Tobacco and Candy
Regardless e.f what a commission
might mean iu the way of the government e.f hockey in Canada, hockey
matter! at the Coast will be conducted
witlleeut lhat safety valve this winter.
Failure on the part of the Eastern
magnates to outline a satisfactory
basis e>f agreement has decided the
Ceiast League that il would be feelly
to waste any further time, and immediate action will be taken tei fill out the
clubl regardless of any overtures
which may come from the Easl.
It has been practically decided to
open the Coast season about December 12. There are only about
four or five vacancies on the Coast
clubs which need filling and as there
are several Eastern players whee are
anxious to come to the Coasl, their
signatures will he secured to contracts at once and the clubs founded
Thc first practice of the Vancouver
club was held this week when several
of the players who wore the colors
of the Vancouver club a year ago
were out again The Vancouver club
made a big hid for the championship
lasl winter and were only beaten out
in the last couple of games. Prank
Patrick promises even a stronger
team for Vancouver this winter than
a year ago.
Special Rates to Municipal
Hall and other South Vancouver points.
Two Good Lots
On 58th, near Main, facing South.
Cleared. For quick sale, $25.00 cash;
balance 3 years.
D. W. Grimmett
3324 Main Street, Hillcrest
Phone: F. U21R
Geo. Jones
Lame and Interfering horses will
receive special care and attention.
AH kiniJa of hand-made ahoea, running ehoea, running platea, toe
platea, etc.
All horaea entrusted to me will receive every care and attention.
571 Beatty Street
Buy Inside Lots in
Canora, Sask.
Five lilies of railway operate now into
this new fast-growing Prairie City.
Inside property at lirst cost, from
$200 per lot.   Terms.
514-515 Dominion Trust Building
Patronize the
Province Renovatory
South Vancouver's Pioneer
Dry-Cleaning and Dyeing Works
Work and Prices Right
4136 Main St.        Co*, of 25th Avenue
��� V
^    i     -���       eerf
Granville   Street   South,   Before   Paving
This has the following attributes :
���J 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.
9 The Vancouver thoroughfares paved with
bitulithic are an impressive object-lesson in
fine paving.
q Bitulithic has been adopted in over 200 cities
in the United States, and 15 cities in Canada.
Granville Street South, After Paving
Columbia Bitulithic
433 Granville St. Vancouver, B. C.
The Coast league will embrace the
same three clubs which played feir the
championship a year agei. This year
the Westminster club will play their
home games at lhe Royal City as a
rink is now being fixed up in that
place. East winter, eiwing tei the fact
thai there was nei rink in Westtnin
stcr, the games of lhe Westminster
club were played in Vancouver anil
The opening of the hockey MMon
is being awaited with a goeid deal of
interest at the Coast this winter and
the prospects arc that the game this
year will be followed with a greater
zest during the approaching season.
East year Imckey was a new game to
many of the sportsmen of the Coasl
but that stage is over and bumper
crowds should flock to thc different
fixtures this winter.
* ef        *
Arrangements feir the exhibition
Rugby matches between the touring
Australians and the Hritish Columbia
Rugby Union were completed this
week. The Waratahs, who are at present playing in California, will arrive
in Vancouver on Wednesday, November 20, playing their first match
against Vancouver on the following
day at lirockton Point. On the Saturday following the Australians will
line-up against an all star British Columbia fifteen at Brockton Point. The
tourists will then leave for Victoria
where they will play one match before
departing for home.
* +    *
Jack Johnson's scrapes liavv not
had a tendency to elevate what at the
best is questioned as an elevating
sin rt. When the heavyweight chai.i
piiinship of the world passed from
Tommy Burns to the black champion
one of the meist unfortunate Incidents
in the annals of the professional
fighting game was recorded. While
professional pugilists who have climbed tei thc highest rungs of the ladder
are merely adornments at social func.
lions, Jack Johnson's escapades furnish evidence that even in a questionable calling there is no room for the
black champion. Common decency
elemands that he be shorn of what
little honor may attach itself to the
title of "World's Heavyweight Champion."
While the professionals are staggering under the actions of Johnson, the
amateur game is suffering to a great
extent and this possibly is the most
unfortunate side of the degrading influence of this man. Since Johnson
became champion, he has done nearly
everything that a champion should
not do. In the case of a white man,
many of his faults would have been
overlooked, more especially those of
flaunting his big earnings in thc face
of a public that wants none of him or
them. But in the case of a man of a
different color fiom the predominating race, there is another side to the
question. The success of this man
has, as Booker T. Washington pointed
out but the other day, done much to
arouse others of his race and color
to other attempts to make money
quickly and easily, and has already
led to serious trouble in certain parts
of the Northern States. But that is
beside the question. Thc point at
issue is that the general sport-loving
public will have nothing to do in any
shape eer form with a game or sport
{in which men like Johnson are connected, no matter in what capacity.
It  is  a  matter  for  regret  that  the
I amateur boxing game should have to
| suffer along with thc professional, be.
j cause ,if the sins of one man, but  it
is. nevertheless, a  fact  that  even  the
bigger athletic clubs are finding iheir
younger members taking less interest
ill  the manly tut  eef self-defence than
Only a little while ago. Lord Lonsdale, eme of the finest sporting figures
I of the day, publicly regretted the ten-
jelcncy  of  parents  to    prohibit    their
children      from      attending      heexing
classes,   ami   when    questioned    admitted thai there was little doubt but
that the influence nf this man Johnson
hail  ii" little t.e el., with  this state of
affairs,   which   he   added,   was   tee   he
! regretted  from a  national as  well as
from an Individual standpoint.
4i    *     *
The Western Bowling Congress
tournament, the biggest thing in the
bowling line west of the Mississippi
River, will open in Vancouver on
March 4, and with between sixty and
sixty-five teams shooting feir lhe prize
money, indications are that the affair
will eclipse all previous tournaments.
Members of the Vancouver tournament Association got together on
Sunday afternoon and elected officers
and set the date for the opening of the
tournament. The officers are: President. Al Hager: vice-presidents. R.
H. Cliburn, J. Moe: secretary. J. W.
Morris; treasurer. J. A. Mclntyre. A
committee was also appointed to devise ways and means of raising the
necessary funds for the tournament.
The official date for the opening of
the tourney is March 4. It is planned
to close on March 1.1. but if the ten
elays allotted is not sufficient time for
the visitors to shoot off their games
then the tourney will be kept open
for  two more  days
*    +    *
The value of thc National Breeding
Bureau to the West is being made
more and meire evident. While the
creation of military remounts is of
paramount importance the tendency
tei improve the stock of horse-flesh
throughout the Dominion is a direct
result of the propaganda undertaken
hy this organization.
Recently another carload of Bureau
stallions was shipped from Montreal,
destined for the West. The first stop
was at Brandon, where two horses
were left off, one for Ashville, and the
other for Melita, Man. The second
stop was at Calgary, third stop at
Lillooet, B.C., and final stop at Xew
Westminster, B.C. To show the far-
reaching efforts of thc Bureau, one
horse, destined for British Columbia,
was taken eighty miles on a trail over
three  mountain   ranges  after  leaving
lhe railway.    He was going into a dil
trict where there are scores of choice
The demand for" Bureau stallion-,
which has always been keen, is now
greater than ever, and this in a large
measure i- due tee the excellence of
the colts, which have practically made
a clean sweep in the show ring-,
throughout  Canada.
This demand will he kept up during the winter months, and the National Bureau will leave neething undone t'i get thoroughbred sires, neit
only e,n this siele of the Atlantic, but
in  England and  France.
A big concern has been started,
which, aiming other things, will collect the Bureau creo eif ynung h'irses
This is lhe National Live Steick Exchange, with an authorized capital of
$2,000,000, An organization meeting
of this new company was held in
Montreal this week. Arrangements
are being made to secure the use .ef
'seventy thousand acres of land in Alberta, for a term of years. On this
big ranch all the Bureau yearlings
and two-year-olds will b( collected
and matured. When old enough they
will be sold as remounts to Canada
ami England. This is the practical
solution of the remount problem.
It is a gooil tiling for the War Office, a geiod thing for Canada, and a
great boom tei Canadian farmers and
breeders. To those who have been
raising half-breeds, it means quick
returns, for the colts will be bought
as yearlings, whereas with other
breeds the farmer has to hold them
until they are threee or four years old.
The half-breeds in thc Maritime Provinces and in Ontario and Quebec
will be collected and shipped to Alberta. In the Western Provinces the
same system of collection will follow,
It is possible that either the Canadian
eer the British Government may establish a cavalry horse training ground
in Alberta, so that these young horses
may be broken and trained before being shipped East again.
*    *    *
W. J. Fleming eef Portage la Prairie.
Man., who drove the mighty Joe Pat-
chen II. in all his races this year, will
rejoin the Mackenzie horses at Plea-
santort, Cal., as second trainer with
Havls James, after Christmas. Mr.
Fleming says that when Joe was
shipped from Lexington. Ariz., the
horse looked better than when he began the season in July at Lansing,
Mich. Not once during the season did
Joe take a lame step, a great tribute
to Trainer James' ability. Up to the
close of the Lexington meeting he
had earned $26,550, winning fourteen
races in fifteen starts, every one of
them in straight heats. His winnings
constitute a record for a pacing horse
for a season.
TIk remarkable showing eif W. R.
Applegarth, the English sprinter, who
is performing some phenomenal feats
at 100 and 200 yards, is causing several
of the British Sporting critics to devote a great deal of space to his
On a grass track at the London A.
C. meeting, bringing tei a close fall
athletics in England. Applegarth, according to three watches, was caught
in new world's receird time of 19 2-5
seconds feer the 200 yards.
For twenty years or more Willie
Baker held the mark of 20 seconds feir
thc distance, which he established on
Berkeley Oval. Since November 8.
1890. latter day sprinters in America
have made feeble attempts to erase it
from thc books, to no avail. It remained for this sturdy Polytechnic
harrier to turn the trick.
Thc sports in general ami close followers of athletics in England attribute Applegarth's improvement in the
sprint line since his return from the
Olympic games, te. his trainer, Sam
Fritter, who didn't make the trip to
Stockholm with the youngster.
Thc best allowed Applegarth to
accomplish there was third prize in
the 200 meter run. which was ween by
Ralph Craig, with Donald Lippincott
in second place,
One good thing about these same
experts is that they admit if both
Wefcrs and Craig had been timed at
200 yards when they set up the joint
mark of 21 2-5 seconds Mr twenty
yards further, they would have at least
gained the same mark e.f 10 2-5
seconds or shaved it.
Applegarth is coming to America,
it is understood. He is anxious of
avenging his defeat at Stockholm by
The   London   sporting   dailies     are
chockful of stories relative tee Apple-
garth's endeavors. "Veteran," in the
"Sportsman." assuming that Applegarth  would turn  pro., says:
"Applegarth is capable of running
200 yards as fast as Craig. Postle,
Donaldson, or any of the fastest fivers
in the world. He is coming all the
time. He is a natural born sprinter.
With each succeeding race he shows
"Of course, T was sorry to note his
poor showing at Stockholm, but I attribute that to the new surroundings.
The conservatism eif English timers
is so well established that one hesitates to feel doubts about such performances as Applegarth's."
Applegarth entered the London
meet for the express purpose of making an attempt to smash thc world's
record for 200 yards. To warm up
for this event he went two trial heats
in the "century." He was clocked for
one of them a yard better than evens,
and in the second just outside 9 4-5
Applegarth. on thc same afternoon,
with very little rest, appeared on thc
mark for the furlong. It took him
around a Irop. and when he crossed
the finish line, he had equalled C. G.
Wood's British record of 21 4-5
seconds, which was made on a dirt
track, as far baek as 1887.
Bobby Kerr, the Canadian phenom,
is credited with the world's record of
21 2-5 seconds, around a turn, made
at Toronto three years ago. Of
course   mention   should   be   made   of
D. J. Kelly's similar time, which has
been questioned, though the A.A.U.
allowed it on the books. Kelly is
supposed to have hung up that record
on  a  track  with "a  slight  curve."
When Applegarth limbered up in
the two heats of the 100 yards he de-
Band every Evening and Saturday Afternoon
10  a.m 25c
3 p.m  35c
8:15 p.m  50c
Children 15c
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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.
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No. 1 Road and Grant (Close to Park)
$100 below any other property in this vicinity. Small cash
payment. These lots are cleared, 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
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Phone :  Collingwood 13R
feated such famous sprinters as V. H.
A. D'Arcy and Jacobs, the Welsh
To make his performance all the
mure creditable, Applegarth consented
to run on thc relay team, which
eventually won the 400 meters.
Applegarth was touted high during
the preliminary workout of competi-
leirs at Stockholm. Trainer Mike
Murphy watched him every morning
and told some of his men to beware
ot the Englishman. For some un-
known reason Applegarth couldn't
get g'ling as well ai he liked and he
met defeat after defeat in the sprints. EIGHT
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Make Housework Easy
��To prove this statement we will
send any of our lighting customers
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Ten Days' Free Trial
Points in favor of the ^uH^iMJH ,R0N���l Hot at
the point. 2 Cool at the 'nQtGzzS^ handle. 3 Has
stand in connection with iron. 4 Is covered by ironclad
guai antee by manufacturers.
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Telephonea :     Office S497.    Worke 6203.       Worka  9328.    Worka  9179	
South Vancouver
Subdivision of District Lot 665
Opposite   the   Municipal   Hall,   fronting  on   Fraser   Avenue,
Wilson Road and intersecting streets
All Lots cleared and graded
Prices :���Fraser Avenue $2,600 each and up
Wilson Road     900    "
Other Lots       525    "
Terms :���One-fifth cash; balance 6, 12, 18 and 24 months
For further particulars apply
London & British North America Co. Limited
With which is incorporated Mahon, McFarland & Procter Ltd.
Insurance Money to Loan
Aeteements For Sale Purchased
A fine lot to choose from���all in
fine  condition
Keeler's Nurseries
Fifteenth Avenue and Main Street
High Cost of Living
One step in the right direction is to equip
your home with a Pease "Economy" Furnace.   The furnace without a rival.   If your
U]     heating plant needs overhauling, ring us up
Hodgson Plumbing & Heating Co.
1136 HOMER ST. PHONE : SEY. 2412
"You can do better at this store"
26th Avenue and Main Street
Phone Your Wants to Fairmont 784
^-��sTH6 L A0Y <*th��� HOUSE
Renovating Winter Furs
.Many of us have sume old-fashioned furs lying by, simply because they
are met suitable for wear in their present condition. Shabby unfashiemable
furs can be cleaned like new ami
thoroughly remodeled and brought Up
le. elate at a furrier's at a very small
expense ceiinpared wilh the cost of a
, new set ejf furs eir a new fur coat. As
a  rule  the  sleeves,  collar  and  aigfsj
[are the first lee sinew signs of wear in
a fur coat, This is easily renovated by
I a skilful furrier and made to look like
new.    Of  if  the  garment  is  too  far
' gone to renovate in this manner the
besl plan is tee utilize the goeid parts
for muking up tomething else���a cap
muff ejr stole. An old-fashioned
granny muff can be brought up to
(late by removing the original bolster
and inserting a wide, flat satin covered padding instead; the size can be
increased by adding deep bands eif
frills of velvet or satin. Sheiuld you
happen to possess eme of those old-
fashioned sets of fur it is a good idea
to convert it into one article, either
muff eir tie, and purchase the other
one new to match. A fashionable set
of furs can be contrived in this way
without being very expensive.
Never discard any odd scraps eef fur,
heiwever small. AH peltry is valuable in these days and, moreover, it is
used largely for trimming raiment;
combinations of fur, and lace, feathers, satin or velvet arc much in vogue.
Indeed we have seldom been allowed
more scope in the use of furs. A large
remnant can be converted into a cap
for winter wear. It should bc made
up on a wire frame and lined with
quilted satin; in this way the weight
will not bc found oppressive. Finish
off with a frill of lace or net around
the head by the way of relief; a little
bright colored mount or a bunch of
violets fastened at the left side will
give the necessary touch of color.
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Colors Should be Studied
The value of color is sometimes
that a clever dressmaker understands
fully. The gowns can be cut alike,
line for line, but in different shades of
the same silk, and one of them will
make a woman look slender, straight
and supple and the other will give
her an unaccountably dumpy round
shouldered  square  cut  figure.
All women ought to make a careful
study of colors, whether they have
professional interest in the matter or
It is especially important for women of small means, who have so few
gowns that they must live with these
of their choice very intimately. A
woman who can buy twenty or thirty
dresses a year can afford to make an
occasional mistake when her fancy
for a trying color or a too daring line
carries her away for a moment. She
can hang an unsuccessful gown in the
chiset and forget about it, and it does
her no harm���helps her, perhaps, in
choosing more wisely in the future.
She does not suffer from her folly.
But a woman of small means, 'who
meets with a mishap in the choice of
her one new gown, must wear it
whether or no���harsh commentary on
her vanity, her poor judgment, or her
bad taste. The best plan is to choc se
carefully and buy slowly.
Full Length Fur Coats
Thc full-length fur coat has been
generally adopted as thc most popular
style for tbe coming season. The general cut of the garments is similar in
construction, namely, in the straight-
line effect, large shawl collar and
deep cuffs. For buttons or crochet
buttons and ornaments are generally
used. The working out of fur combinations and the finishing effects,
however, show considerable variety.
Thc popular-priced pony coats are
made quite plain, but the medium-
priced numbers are being shown in
ceeinbination with other furs. For instance, pony skin is used for the body
of the coat and sleeves, while a deep
shawl collar almost touching the
waistline in the back and extending
low down on the left side front is
made 'if striped Hudson seal. In con.
junction wilh these large rcvers is a
wiele hand at thc bottom of the ceiat
which cms away in front and runs up
to mcel the point of thc shawl collar.
This style of coat is fastened with
large buttons at this juncture. Deep
cuffs of Hudson seal finish off the
Other pony coats have thc cutaway
shaped band of Hudson seal at the
bejttom edge, thc collar and rcvers
being pony trimmed at the edges with
a 3-inch band of Hudson seal. By
way of variety, some show trimmings
of long-haired furs. Various styles of
large collars arc made of these furs,
the deep cuffs matching. The finishing
band is sometimes made of self fur in
reverse style. Some of the most attractive moleskin coats show thc
whole garment developed in perpendicular reverse stripes, finished off at
the edge with a broad hand of horizontal stripes. Large directoirc rcvers
deep cape collar, or shawl collars, and
wide-pointed cuffs are also made of
thc narrow stripes.
There is a tendency to use fur on
many of the more dressy suits. Some
have only narrow edgings of fur on
the collars, cuffs and rcvers, while
others have the entire collar made of
fur. Broadtail, flat caracul, sealskin,
moleskin, chinchilla squirrel and ermine are among the furs used for such
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The Care of Table Linen
Few women take the same amount
of pride in their linen chests as did
their grandmothers. Every housewife aimed to collect a goodly supply of table linen. Circumstances
only governed her limitations. While
some women purchase several dozen
of tablecloths, napkins and doylies,
another would make a dozen answer.
While the woman of today does
not stock up linen for future generations, she should show taste and dis-
I crimination   in   thc    selection  of  her
[ household linen.
It is impossible tei regulate the
quantity eef table linen needed in each
household.   Few can manage with less
I than half-a-dozen tablecloths, a dozen
napkins, half-a-dozen luncheon clotlis
of varying degrees of elaborateness,
tray cleeths and doylies, and centrepieces.
The  Best  Age  lor  Marrying.
What is the best age lo marry': And
why? These were aiming the teiugh
problems that the London International Congress on liugenics bravely-
Dr. Hoffman, statistician of a life
insurance company, stood up for the
years ol 23 to 2o, inclusive. Oddly
enough, he made no distinction for
j women, placing it at the same period
for both. He likewise poohpoohed
I the idea that the husband should be
decidedly older than the wife. Shakespeare thought otherwise.
The doctor thinks that, whereas
maids and youths of 18 can not possibly know their own minds, the men
and women of 24 to 26 are duly mature and yet have not lost the requisite plasticity for growing into one
anoiher and making marriage successful.
People over 3D when they marry do
so peculiarly at their peril. They have
hardened and do not easily make the
needed adjustment. Frequently marriages of bachelors and bachelor maids
of 30 or more are marriages of friendship and suddenly suffer from the appearance  of  a  more  attractive  third
party- ��� ���     ^
So far, quite good.   One may agree
quite firmly with his scientific analyst
of marriage.    But presently he plays
what at least looks like rushing where
angels fear.
This heretic of the loving art asserts
that "never was there a greater fallacy
than thc popular belief that a really
successful marriage necessarily is a
happy one. That marriage is incomplete which does not know sorrow,
loss, disappointment and death."
Is it actually the popular belief that
happiness constitutes the true criterion of successful marriage? When
we say, "for better, for worse," and
the rest of the service, do we not recognize that the coming of those factors that Dr. Hoffman specifies does
not necessarily rob marriage of happiness and make it unsuccessful? It appears as if the scientist had strained at
the gnat and swallowed the camel at
this noint.
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Some Tasty Dishes
Jellied   Meat���Get   tour   pig's   feet
wun  legs   to  tirst  joint;   sua*    and
scrape until thorougnly cleansed, ful
| in a pot of water  without salt, and
boil  until   thoroughly   cooked,   when
! bones   will   lull   out.     Silt   the   meat
jcareiully   trom   the   liquor   and     set
j away to cool,    four tlie liquor into a
I jar, and when cold remove tne grease,
lake a good-sized shank of beei sawed and cut so that it will go into a
kettle.    Boil in  unsaltcd  w.iier until
| the meat  tails into pieces.    Remove
it from its liquor.    Next day cut the
meat of pig's teet and ueef into small
pieces,  but  do  not  mince.    Put  the
jelly left from the feet into a kettle,
add all the meat, mixing together and
bring to boiling point.    Then season,
and, if desired, add a little of the beet
stock, but if not this can be used for
soup,    four the contents into moulds
and when cold turn out and serve.
Bubble and Squeak.���Cut into pieces
convenient for frying cold roast or
boiled beef; pepper, salt and fry
I them} when done, lay them on a hot
drainer, and while the fat used in frying them is draining off have in readiness a cabbage already boiled in twu
waters, chop it intei small pieces and
put it in the frying pan with semie
butter, add a little pepper and salt,
keep stirring, that all of it may be
equally done. When taken from the
fire, sprinkle over the cabbage a very
little vinegar to give a slight acid
flavor. Place the cabbage in thc
centre eif a platter and arrange lhe
slices of meat around it.
Fillets eif Tongue���Cut cold boiled
tongue intei round slices, dip in eggs,
then bread crumbs; fry in a hot frying pan in which some butter has
been placed. As soon as the pieces
are brown serve on toast on a hot
slatter with the following gravy: A
tablcspoonful of butter added to the
frying pan in which the tongue has
been cooked; one teaspoonful of flour.
Stir until brown, add a cup of stock,
half a teaspoonsful of chopped parsley, and one tablcspoonful of lemon
juice. Boil up once and pour over the
Sausage Rolls.���One-half pound of
flour, one teaspoonful of baking pow-
der.threc ounces of dripping or lard,
a pinch of salt, and water enough to
make dough to roll. The same paste
as for pies can be used. Roll into
a thin sheet and cut in rounds. Skin
the links of sausage and cut in two
lengthwise. Parboil and roll each
piece in the paste. Bake twenty minutes.
The handbag that the lady wore
Was  wide  and  deep���immense.
And in said bag the lady bore
One spool of thread,
Fourteen  hairpins,
Eight perfectly good buttons,
One thimble,
Three car tickets,
One recipe for sponge cake,
One manicure set,
Six samples, ?*W C
I >ne handkerchief, ijtj
Two yards of ribbon,
One powder puff,
One chamois sKih," .  '._ .^
Three headache powders,
One flock of keys,
One package of chewing gum,
One mirror,
Two postage stamn=.
Fifty-seven varieties of dingbats,
And seven cent=.
���Milwaukee Sentinel.
The Scenic Highway Across the Continent
The Popular Route to the���
Up-to-date Train Service Between Vancouver and the East.
All trains equipped with Standard and Tourist Sleepers.
J. MOE, C. P. A., 434 Hastings St., Vancouver.
C. MILLARD, D. T. A., Vancouver.
H. W. BRODIE,  Gen. Pass Agent, Vancouver.
General Agency Transatlantic Steamship Lines
H. G. Smith, C. P. ft T. A.
Phona :  Sty. 7100
W. E. Duperow, Q. A. P. D
527 Granville Sum
"Fir; t Quality and Quick Delivery"
Successor to H. McVicar
We carry an entirely fresh stock, and guarantee all goejds. All
orders will have our own personal attention, and we can assure our
customers of a prompt delivery.
Note address : 28th and Main Street
The Robertson-Godson Co. Ltd.
Wholesale Plumbers' Supplies, Water Works
Supplies, Corporation Brass Goods.
572 Beatty Street
We have the latest mucWnery for the manufacture of doors and
sashes.   We make them any size arid any style to suit purchaser.
Out aim is fo please every patron, and our work ii of the best.
We are prepared to do work at the shortest notice. Let us give you
an estimate.   Our prices are right.
Carleton Sash and Door Factory
(Opposite Carleton School on Westminster Road)
For Christmas flowers in the house, plant the
following bulbs now :
Roman Hyacinths, 35c per doz.; $2.65 per 100.
Paper White Narcissus, 25c per doz.; $1.75 per
Freesias, 10c per doz.; 75c per 100.
Brown Bros. & Co. Ltd.
Phone Sey. 988 and 5727
"A South Vancouver Industry"
Campbell Road Station
On the Eburne-Westminster Tram
(Foot of Inverness Street)
Phone Fraser 57 L P.O. Box 16
Let me fi.gure your bills. 5 Open Evenings.
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IN D. L. 94
We can sinew veni lhe' moil charming scenery in the whole of
Greater Vancouver, and the best land. This beautiful spot is most
easily reached by way of the B. C. E. R. to Re>yal Oak Station, then
up Royal Oak Road to Deer Lake R.ead, thence east. A most excellent way of returning is by way of our new great road that runs
through from the Westminster Road, just east of the Royal Oak
Hotel, to Deer Lake Koad. This way you will be able to see all
around and through and through D. L. ��4, and be able to appreciate
what very beautiful homesites it offers. You will iiiid that thc view
over Deer Lake, Hurnaby Lake, and for miles beyond is unparalleled.
We are selling bore FULL QUARTER ACRES at $650 and $700, on
very easy terms of $50 CASH and $10 A MONTH. Long before this
can be paid for, values will double, at the rate improvements are going
on in this district. This new road alone, which has cost us an immense sum, has increased the value immensely; but, for the moment,
wc have not put prices up, though this is in contemplation. A day
here will be well spent, and yexi will be able to appreciate that many
of the best things in the world are right under your nose. We can
give you maps, plans, and other details, and it will bc a pleasure for
us to do so.
510 Pender Street Wert
Kitsilano Office���Fourth and Larch
Phone: Sey. 2873
Phone : Bay. 586
ftoutrreoos (Jurnagys
Have  helped sun-kissed Burnaby and South Vancouver
TSfli      develop from virgin forest into busy districts eef homes.
latjl     They believe Burnaby possesses all the factors necessary
to make her one day the hub of the peninsula.
Dominion Trust Block,
341 Cambie Street
Edmonds Station,
Phone 1038
Edmonds, B. C.
I have the exclusive sale of large lots on Salisbury Avenue, close
to station.   $1,000 each; on good terms.   See me about them.
6U  acrea  in  Edmonda  district,  near  Power  House  and  lacing  on Vancouver
Road.    All cleared.    Price J16.000.00.  $5,000.00  caah;  balance S,  12,  18, and 24
PHONE 1024
Your Opportunity!
50 feet on Alexander Street, near Jackson, $17,000.
47 feet on Venables Street, near Clark Drive,
35 feet on Fraser Avenue, near Fortieth, $1,375
50 feet on Twenty-second Avenue, North Vancouver, $550 cash.
Several Snaps in Fairview
��� ACREAGE ���
10 acres near New Westminster, overlooking
Fraser Mills, at half the price of adjoining property.
11 acres close in, near Victoria Road. $8,000 will
Acreage in large or small blocks in Burnaby, West
Vancouver, Lulu Island, and Fraser Valley.
537 Pender St. W., Vancouver        Phone : Sey. 6315
The Franchise Bylaw.
Many eif the residents were surprised when the B. C. E. R. franchise
was revived at the Board of Works
about three weeks ago. They had
supposed that the matter was lying
dormant until such time as thc cenirls
had declared upon the validity of the
present franchise. The Board of
Works decided tee recommend to the
Council that the bylaw be again referred to thc people, While thc report was presented, Councillors Brit-
ton, Mayne and Madill opposed it and
voted to have the matter referred
back. This caused a deadlock and
Reeve Weart cast his veitc with the
revolting councillors,
The ratepayers of Ward VI called a mass meeting in McKay Hall for
Thursday evening and the ratepayers
of Edmonds for Friday evening. The
Reeve and councillors were asked to
attend and discuss thc matter fully.
When Chairman T. W. Wils'in called
the meeting to order in McKay Hall
he had on the platform with him
Reeve Weart, Councillors Mayne, Mc.
Gregor, Britton and Madill, School
Trustee Morrison and ex-Couneillor
T. S. Coldicutt.
Reeve Weart went over the various
steps leading up to the present. He
stated that he was one of thc delegates to the Greater Vancouver Joint
Transportation Committee, and that
he had worked faithfully in the interests of the Municipality. He outlined the work of this committee up
to the time when the company and
Burnaby could no longer agree. Then,
he stated, they had endeavored to
make arrangements with the company
themselves, believing that if the company obtained a consolidated twenty-
five years' franchise over Vancouver,
Point Grey and South Vancouver
lines, it would bc a difficult matter to obtain any concession later.
He reminded his hearers that there
were a large number of people in
North Burnaby who had to walk long
distances and that they should receive  some  consideration.
Councillor Britton did not consider
that they were justified in re-submitting a bylaw granting a thirty-seven
year franchise to any company, especially as there had not been any petition presented from the people who
had authorized them to proceed with
the case before the courts. He contended that no other company had
been approached to see if they were
willing to enter into an agreement
with thc Municipality. He further
contended that a franchise for that
number of years should contain
clauses by which a certain portion of
the profits would revert to the Municipality.
Councillor Madill regretted that the
people of North Burnaby had to walk,
but could not see his way clear to
burden the Municipality with a thirty-
seven-year franchise to secure two
miles of track. He stated that
Burnaby was in a position now to
take care of her own settlers by means
of motor busses if the B. C. E. R. did
not care to carry them.
Councillor D. C. McGregor characterized the meeting as "a tempest
in a tea-pot." He stated the reason
that the franchise was not fully discussed was that it was not a new one,
but simply the old one with two or
three amendments, and that he
thought all were familiar with its
contents. He urged the residents of
South Burnaby not to put any obstacle in the way of letting the North
Burnaby residents enjoy thc same
privileges that the southern part enjoyed.
Councillor Mayne contended that
thc franchise was a perpetual one and
he was strongly opposed to "iving
any company possession of all the
streets in Burnaby. He felt that they
owed a duty to future generations
and consequently was opposed to the
granting of the franchise.
At thc conclusion the following resolution was proposed by Mr. It. M.
1-raser and seconded by Mr. Green���
"We, the ratepayers in mass meeting
assembled, called under the auspices
of thc Progressive Association and
Ratepayers' Association of Ward Six,
Burnaby, strongly endorse the action
of Councillors Mayne, Madill and
Brittein in opposing the re-submitting
of the B. C. Electric Railway Company's franchise at thc meeting of
the Council on Monday, November 4,
inasmuch as the situation has not
changed since thc referendum was
submitted to the electors and carried
by a substantial majority. We sub-
jmit that the Council has exceeded its
power in attempting to open the
question until the validity has been
decided by the courts." This was Unanimously carried by a standing vote.
It contains the choicest Residential and Business
Property on the Peninsula
Is the heart of this thriving Municipality. We have
been established here since 1905, and invite correspondence regarding investments. We can place
money on first mortgage at 8 per cent., and transact
all financial business.
References :    Royal Bank of Canada, Vancouver, B. C.
Bank of Vancouver, Collingwood, B. C.
Financial and Esta'e Agents "     Fire, Insurance and Loans
317 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B. C. Collingwood East, B. C.
On Friday night, Morton Hall was
full of ratepayers when President W.
S. Rose called the meeting to order.
Councillors Britton, Mayne, Madill
and McGregor were present. A letter
was read from Reeve Weart in which
he suggested that two delegates be
appointed from each Ratepayers' Association to wait upon the B. C. E. R.
Company to assist the Council to obtain the best terms. In the meantime he would use his influence to
withhold the re-submission of the
The Councillors present were then
called upon and practically reiterated
their speeches of the previous evening. Mr. T. D. Coldicutt also presented similar views as he did on the
previous night.
Mr. B. T. Walker, President of the
Board of Trade, was then called upon.
He stated that tramways were necessary for the development of the
district, but characterized the present
argument as an impossible one insofar as it was practically a perpetual
franchise. He pointed out lhat should
circumstances at the end of the thirty-
seven years prevent the Municipality
from taking over the service they had
to endure it for another ten years,
and so on. As a substitute he did not
go so far as Mr. Coldicutt in advocating Municipal ownership, but he
did believe in the Municipality laying
down the rails em its own streets and
their leasing them to whatever company would give them the best bargain and service. In reply to a request as tn his view on the Reeve's
laggestion that a committee be ap-
puiulcd to wait ejn the B. C. E. R., he
Stated thai be weiuld be rather in
favor of such a ceimmittee waiting on
ilu- Western Canada Power Company
to ascertain what they were ready
and willing lo do.
The   meeting   closed   wilh   the  endorsing   eif   a   reseilutieiii   asking   the
I Council lei adhere to the mandate of
thc people given in 1911, asking that
the case proceed through the courts.
Orangemen Make Merry.
Youth and beauty mingled in delightful profusion on Tuesday evening last in Grays Hall, Edmonds, on
thc occasion of the first social function held under the auspices of thc
newly organized Burnaby Loyal i
Orange Lodge. The chair was occupied by the Worshipful Master Mr.
J. G. Jackman, and the audience,
which nearly filled the spacious hali,
thoroughly appreciated the programme. The concert opened by a
selection from the Pierce Orchestra,
of Ccntarl Park, which was followed
by a, piano solo by Miss Smith of
East Burnaby. Vocal solos by Mes-
dames and Godfrey and Messrs.
Pierce and Mudie were well received
as were also the recitations of Miss
Tidy. Rev. D. J. Gordon, pastor eif the
Presbyterian Church, Edmonds, was
called upon to deliver an address
upon "The Principles and Objects of
Orangeism," Before opening his address he moved the following resolution, which was seconded by Mr. W.
H. Madill and unanimously carried
by a standing vote:
"Whereas an effort is being made
at the present time to sever the political union between Great Britain and
Ireland, and thus leave the loyal Protestant minority of Ireland at the
mercy of Rome and the Nationalist
Party, whose principles and policy
past experiences have taught us to
distrust: Therefore we, the Orangemen and Protestants of the Municip.
ality of Burnaby and district, in the
Province of British Columbia, Canada, resolve to send our heartiest
greetings to our brethren in Ireland,
assuring them of our deep sympathy
and unqualified support in their com.
mendable struggle against Home
At the close of the concert the floor
was cleared of the seats and dancing
was indulged in until the small hours
of the morning to the strains of music
supplied by the Pierce Orchestra.
Lunch was served in thc balcony at
the close of the concert.
St. Albans Concert
A benefit concert was held in Morton Hall on Thursday night last hy
St. Albans Episcopal Church, for Mr.
Waterman, the able and energetic organist and choirmaster. The programme, which was of more than ordinary merit, consisted of vocal and
instrumental solos, duets, quartettes
and recitations. To particularize on
any certain number would be unfair
to the remaining artists unless we
were to mention the quartette singing
by Messrs. Cook, Short, Kunner and
Skeltnn. Their rendering of the different numbers allotted to them was
received with greatest enthusiasm.
Others who took part in the programme were Mrs. Gilderslcve, pianoforte solos; songs by Mrs. Mansfield,
Messrs. Frost, Puttick, Gildcrsleve
and Dr. Watson; ducts by Messrs.
Short and Skclton and recitations by
Mr.  C.  A.  Stein.
East Burnaby and Edmonds News
Thc Stork has made several calls
in this neighborhood during thc past
week. On Sunday he presented Mr.
and Mrs. G. H. Moore with a son,
while on Monday he favored Mr. anil
Mrs. Vince in a similar manner, and
mi his third visit Mr. and Mrs. Webb
received a like favor.
The Model Grocery is building a
branch store on Second Street, between Fourteenth Avenue and Fifteenth Avenue, East Hurnaby.
Mr. Peter Fraser, of Saskatchewan,
intends to shortly make this his permanent home, having purchased a
house and lot on Fourth Street.
Mr. W. S. Vivian, who has been an
employee in the Assessor's Department for thc past year, has severed
his connection with the Municipality
to enter the real estate business of Mr.
W. S. Ross in New Westminster.
Mr. Gardhouse, of New Westminster, has let the contract for the erection of a bungalow on Douglas Road,
near Edmonds Street. The contract
price is in the neighborhood of $3,500.
Messrs. Patterson and Fisher are
this week moving into larger quarters
in the Edmonds Development Block.
Miss Madison, of the Home Cafe,
has found her quarters rather cramped
for her increasing trade and has
leased the adjacent store.
Chief of Police Parkinson is again
on  duty after being confined  to bed
with a severe cold.    It was feared at
first that pneumonia would develop.
��   ��   ��
West Burnaby Items
The Jubilee branch store of the Edmonds General Stores, Ltd., is completed and will be open for business
in a few days.
Mr. Lucio's new $3,000 house, near
Royal Oak, is nearly completed and is
a valuable addition to this growing
Mr. Stratton, Vancouver, is erecting
a splendid new residence on Pecle
Mr. Dean has purchased the Jubilee
poolroom from Mr. Elsom. Several
improvements are contemplated by
Mr. Dean, including an electric sign
and an un-to.date barber's equipment.
Road Superintendent George Rumble is again attending to his duties
after a severe attack of bronchitis.
North Burnaby  Acres
"Buy acreage near a growing City," was James J.
Hill's advice when asked what he considered the best
and safest form of investment.
North Pjiirnaby acreage is undoubtedly the best investment close to thc growing City of Vancouver.
We own some of tlie very choicest Acreage in
North Burnaby, and will sell same in blocks of from
five-sixths of an acre to one and a half acre.
It is impossible to enumerate here the many reasons
why this property is a gilt-edge investment. We may
say, however, that our prices are not a dollar higher
than you would have to pay per acre for 40-acre
blocks, and we give you 3 years in which to pay.
Call on us for further information.
Latimer, Ney & McTavish
419 Pender Street W. Vancouver, B. C.
Highland   Park   Acreage
We have a number of SMALL ACREAGE PARCELS on and
near the new cut-off line of the B. C. Electric Railway.
1 acre, just off Railway, $2100; quarter cash, balance 6, 12, and IB
l-J/4 acres, on Railway, $3500; quarter cash, balance 6, 12, and 18
E.  W.  MacLEAN  LTD.
Exchange Building
142 Hastings West
One acre close to Cut Off, $2000.    Easy terms
Opposite Power House : Lots 50x120. '4 cash; 6, 12, 18, 24 mths. $525
Another $450.   $100 cash; $10 per month
The Settlers' Association of B. C.
Phone : 664
Applications invited for Homesites, Investments, Loans,  Mortgages
Auction Sales Conducted
Property for sale on  easy  terms
Hall, fully equipped, to rent for Concerts, Dances, Meetings
Box 556, New Westminster
or Edmonds, B. C.
Heaters for the Winter
The cool long nights arc nearly here.    We have a complete line
of heaters.
The shooting season is on.   You don't need to go to the City to buy
your ammunition.   Sec us.
CD      CBADMCV    Formerly Manitoba
���    Da     rCMnllCT Hardware Oo.
Two   Propositions
No. 1. You rent a house at $25 per month. In one year you have
paid out $300, for which you can show no results. 7 per cent, interest
on $300 is $21.   So in thc year you practically throw away $321.
No. 2. You bring me in $100, for which I give you a 6-room
Modern House, on Lot 33x125ft. House has fireplace, etc. Balance
is $25 per month.   Total price is $2,600    No loan.
In one year you have an equity of $400 in your own home.
Compare proposition No. 1 with No. 2, then call at my office and
sec this house.
R. J. McLauchlan
4123 Main Street
Phone : Fair. 1607
418 Winch Building Vancouver, B. C.
Wood Block
Getting on the Voters' List
A notice has been placed in the
daily press hy the Municipal Clerk
stating that holders of registered
agreements who have procured a
waiver from thc registered owner can
bc placed on thc Voters? List if same
is in the clerk's hands, on or before
November 30. This also applies to
householders. The result is a rush
to procure thc necessary forms ami
this year's list is likely t> see a large
increase over that of last year. ���SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1912.
Geo. B. Howard,
A \/pl\I?   |p      Main  and   Harris
**���   "   WlVU    [Jhone. ^ ;012
Week of  November   18. Matinees Wednesday anel Saturday.
In  the  Laughing Triumph
By   Rex   Heach anil   Paul  Armstreeiig.
PRICES : 25c, 35c, and 50c
MATINEES 25c any seat
Thomson's Pianos
Other two carloads, higher quality, lower prices
than anywhere else. Prices from $175 up; cash or
terms. .,
Be sure you are at the right store.
Phone. Seymour 2832. Near Davie.
How  About  Those  Photographs
Promised Last Christmas?
44 FEET FRONTAGE, close to 16th Avenue,
on Main, near the proposed $100,00 Post Office.
This is a Snap!
J. A. KERR & CO.
Real Estate Brokers
3332 MAIN STREET        Phone: Fairmont 822
This week it is
Pickled Pigs' Feet
and Sauerkraut
We are offering as a treat to you, Pigs' Feet, 6 for
25c.   Kraut, 15c per lb.
And don't forget the SMOKED SALMON, at the
special price of 10c. per lb.
45th and Fraser; also River Rd. and Fraser
Full-sized  Lot,  north of  Home  Road, $1200.    One-third  cash;
balance 6, 12 and 18 months.
$100 cash handles  Building Lots close to Knight Road.
Cor. Knight and Westminster Rds. Vancouver, B.C.
Phone : Fairmont 1653
Large Lots at Central Park, close to School and Station.
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.
fp* putt Houses"
Principals in the Lambardi Grand
Opera Company'* Production*-���
Imperial Theatre
La   I'.eehenie:    With  Mines.   Matin
and D*Oria; Meurt. Agoitini, Nico-
lelli, Pincschi anel  Martiuo.
With   Mines.   Tarquini,
Charleboi*;   Signot  Ar-
Zizeelli   and
Mine. Butterfly : With Mines. Mat-
ini and Zizolti; Messrs. Agoatinl and
Thursday and Saturday Matinee
Sale.ine ; Willi Mmes. Tanjuini
and Zizeelli: Messrs. Agnstini, Nico-
le'lti and Pincschi.
La i'raviata: With Mines. Pereira
and 1'iiKschi; Messrs. Armanini, Giorgi
and Giardini.
Saturday  Evening
Cavalleria Ruiticana : With Mines.
Matini and Zizolfi; Messrs. Armanini
and Giovacchini.
I Pagliacci: With Mme. D'Oria,
Messrs. Giurgi, Giardini and Pincschi.
As the opening date of the Grand
Opera season approaches, interest in
the Coming 'ef the Lambardi (Pacific
('���east) Grand Opera Company takes
em an added impetus. The six days'
engagement at the Imperial Theatre,
which begins on Monday night. November 25, will embrace a most remarkable repertoire considering the
brevity of thc company's visit. At
least seven different masterworks will
be sung, enabling local opera enthusiasts to hear every one of the
twenty famous principal singers in the
big, new organization.
The   Lambardi   forces   will    reach ;
Vancouver  een  Monday  afternoon  by
special  train  direct    from    Portland,
where   the  artists   are   now   enjoying!
thc   most   successful   season   in   that!
city's   operatic   history.      There   are
some hundred,-and twenty people, all !
told,   in   thc   ceimpany,   including   an j
orchestra of more than thirty exper- j
ienced  players,  and a  superb  chorus
of forty voices.
That  tlie  two new and sensational
works���Strauss's  "Salome,"  and    the
Zandonai  opera.  "Conchita"���are  in-
eluded in the repertoire, will gee far t
to   place   Vancouver   on   the   regular
operatic "map.    For, be it known, no
American   city   save   San   Francisco,
Los  Angeles,  and   Portland,  has  yet'
heard "Conchita," which comes direct
from  Covent  Garden.    London,    and
will present, in the title role, the iden-
tical  artist  that  created  in   the  Eng- I
lish capital a sensation that drew the |
close   and   careful   attention     of    all
dramatic critics.
The season will open with Puccini's
"La Bohcme." This is a wise choice
on the part of the management, as it
will bring forward on the first night
of the engagement five of the most
distinguished singers of the company,
including Mme. Amina Matini. lvric
soprano, late of LaScala, and Sig.
Giusepoe Agostini, tenor, who first
sang the role of Rodolfo in America,
in 1897.
e|e        *        *
Eva Mylott Concert
Of Miss Eva Mylott. the famous
��� ustralian singer, the "Toronto Globe"
says: "Miss Mylott possesses a pure
contralto voice of exceptional richness, and in all the songs she sang
she demonstrated excellent judgment
in phrasing and an artistic purity of
style that stamp her an artist of exceptional  ability."
Miss Mylott's conceit in the Vancouver Pender Hall on Monday, November 18, will be greatly enjoyed by
all   those  who  like   good   music,   for
'this   famous   contralto   is   in   superb
iroice this season.
The   Ottawa   "Free   Press"   says:
"Mi"   Eva   Mylott   ICOfed   an   un-
doubtcd triumph at St. Patrick's Hall
la-t evening. Of magnificent physique
anel winning presence, Mi-- Mylott
jat   eenee    e uliste-el   a    sympathetic   re-
ccptie.n. When she bad rendered her
opening numbers her bearers were
I captivated and remained io until the-
'final encore Her voice i^ a deep, rich
and mellow contralto, her interpre.
tation artistic, anil her eliclieeii pcr-
fection. As a great lyric interpreter,
Miss Mylott's power ii "f a variety
Seldom heard. That she has ween a
warm ami abiding place in the- ln-art-
eef musical Ottawans. is certain."
*    *    *
"The   Red   Reese,"   tin-   most   recent
musical offering from tin-    pen-   of
Marry  I!,  and  Robert  I'.. Smith,  with
- 'ti-. and contains many names well
known  in  eeeinic  eipera  circles.
���     ���     m
Avenue Theatre
When this appears iu print "Quo
���/adit" will be near the end oi tlie
week's run le, which it i> limited, and
it is putting it mildly to say that it has
been one of the greatest successes
ever knuwii iu local stock. It has been
superbly mounted and staged, and
above all. finely acted, and will set a
itandard by which future productions
��� f tlu- type will be measured. Where
all in tin- ]��� ,ii�� esM acquitted them-
Mlves 10 well it Mould |H- invidious,
perhaps, lee linric oul any particular
artist e,r artist- feer ee.tiiiiieiielatieen, but
we would like t" hand a bouquet t'e
tin- scene painter- anel stage mechanics Whose line we.rk helped se, much
toward  tin- play.-  incces*     The  ee,-_
tUmCS,    t'lee,    C'etne-    III    [of    le       We,nl       Of
praise; they wen- tie-w. being made especially for this production, and ac-
eiit.ite in detail anel design,
For next week, -tatting with the
performance eef Monday evening, November lx. the management announces
a iplendid production "f Ke-x Beach
land Paul Armstrong'* famous comedy
Haatinga & Core     Phone Sey. 3907
To-night 8.15 Matinee Sal. 2.! 5
This  Week
Shadows of a Great City
Next   Week
Arsene Lupin
Unequalled      Vaudeville      Meana      Pantages
Week commencing  November  18
SHOW STARTS..-2 45. 7 15, and 9.10 p.m
h'e^ur C'je.k Sisters      Marr & Myckoff
Shaw & Wilson       Prank Rogers
\\ eek Beginning November 18
Gcrge  B   Rene.'s
America's Poremoil Contra-Tenor.
Ami  Three  e.ther  Big Acts.
The  Australian   contralto,  who  will
give a concert in Pender Hall Nov. 18
music by Robert Hood Bower*, will
be at the Imperial Theatre on Friday,
Saturday, and Saturday Matinee, November 22 and 23. and the abundance
of favorable comment already won by
this great New Yeerk success has
crowded the anxious interest of local
theatregoer* tee a point that can be relieved only by witnessing this tuneful musical success.
"Thc Red Rose" as produced by
John C. Fisher, who produced "Floro-
deira," "The Silver Slipper," and many
either big musical successes, is expected to more than equal anticipations as one of the most deserving
attractions e>f the season.
Zoe Barnett, wh.. heads this immense organization, has already won
great success through her prima donna roles in "King Dodo," "The Sweetest Girl in Paris," etc. Her present
role, that eef Lola, in "The Reel Rose,'
offers her ample scope to display her
charm as a vocalist as well as his-
trieetiic ability. The supporting com-
panv   numbers   some   sixty-live   per.
"Vancouver's   Live   Wire"
(36   Hastings   Street)
For the Whole Family
Week eif November 11
The Jolly Bachelors
2 Shows, 7.30, 9.15, Nightly���15c, 25c,
Matinee Daily, 3 p.m���15c, 25c
FOR SALE��� Columbia double disc
records, 50c up. Can be bought for
cash from C. Fecht, Page Road, off
Fraser Avenue East. Second
house across from Creek, after
' o'clock.
DANCING taught, in class or
privately ���MISS KIDWELL,
2184 Cornwall Street. Phone : Bay.
1173 R.
Zoe Barnett, appearing in "The Red Rose.'
November 22 and 23.
at the Imperial Theatre,
triumph "Going Some." For pure,
sheer, wholesome fun this play has no
superior. It is a play that never seems
to lose its popularity with the general
public, and is one which the Lawrence Company have made peculiarly
their own, it being one of the greatest
of their many successes. The cast of
"Going Some" next week at the
Arena will bc undoubtedly the strongest which has ever appeared in this
famous comedy, and will include
twenty of thc most carefully selected
artists, each especially typical of the
character portrayed. The locale, a
cattle ranch een the New -Mexican
plains will give opportunities for
scenic effects which will be carefully
taken care of, and there will be an
ample supply e.f cowboys, Mexicans,
Indians, etc., to help eeut the picture.
* *   *
Empress Theatre
A very spectacular performance of
a tine drama is now being presented
at the Empress Theatre. This is
"Shadow* e.f a Great City," and con-
tain* one "! the finest stage effects
ever -een in Vancouver. This is a
icene thai revt'Ives in full view of
the audience from the interior >>t the
prison at BlackweU's Island, New
York, te. an exterior sinewing 11,ii
'���tie Rock, at the entrance !������ the
harbor. Two convicts an- teen escaping down the walls of the prison,
The plot is unusually excellent and
the heart interest keen. There- are
scleral elaborate sets, one showing
an old boat-house on the Harlem
River. The company acquit themselves admirably, and the comedy is
well interspersed with the dramatic
situations. Next week will be given
the celebrated detective play, "Arsene
Lupin." Dramatized from the novel
of thc same name, by the French
writer, Maurice Lchlanc, it has been
an instantaneous hit all over the
world. When presented at the Globe
Theatre, London, it _ contained the
well-known English actor, Gerald Du
Maurier in the title role and Alexandra Carlisle in the leading female
role. This extremely fascinating
character of fiction, "Arsene Lupin," is
a thief by nature, yet possessing the
pedish of manners, the cultivated mind,
of the gentleman born. Unable to
resist thieving from childhood, he attains a degree of perfection in crime
that baffles the skill of thc best detectives of Paris. Thejday holds one
from thc rise to tbe fell' of the curtain.
* *   *
Orpheum Theatre
A bill crowded with comedy will
be offered at the Orplieum during the
coming week.
For real fun Geo. Reno's "Misfit
Army" takes the palm. With Reno at
the head of a distinguished company
of comedians, there" Will be injected
into the act much JiilA'rtous comedy.
Lottie Williams, who has recently
forsaken melodrama for vaudeville, is
an attractive little person in her playlet, "On Stony Ground," which will be
seen at the Orpheum. She is a volatile little woman, chock full of enthusiasm and energy.
Will  Oakland,  that    golden-voiced
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Grand Theatre
11, with
And his  Blue-ribbon  Girls
Prices  10,  15,  25,  and  50c
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Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded
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Phone :   Fairmont   2075
Drs. Howie & Hali
Have   opened   up   new   and   up-to-date
Dental  Parlors  in the Williams  Block,
Comer Granville and Hastings
We have installed all the latest and
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give you the best there is in the dental
A share of your patronage is
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extraction   of   teeth.
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with  the  naked   eye.
Do not delay to call on this gifted woman;
she has a message for you. Kindly bring
this ad. with you.
(To Whom it May  Concern)
Any person or persons residing in the Municipality of South Vancouver, and having a
permit issued to them to carry guns (revolvers) will report themselves at the Police
Office for registration. Anyone found carrying
a gun or revolver without being registered, after
the 9th day of November, 1912, will be prosecuted according to law.
Chief of Police,
South  Vancouver.
November  1,  1912.
By presenting this advertisement you will receive 5
per cent, discount on regular
purchases up to December
25, 1912.
House Ltd. 4
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Alio 77 Hastings West
ORCHARDS: Payments
extending over four years
and seven months, WITHOUT INTEREST. We pay
taxes and water rates.
Delivery at the end of five
years: A Bearing Orchard.
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Write us for any further
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510 Homer Street,
Vancouver, B.C.
Sale of Fancy China, Crockery-
ware, Furniture. Household Effects, Christmas Toys anil Dolls.
Also a quantity of Bookkeeping
Books, to be sold at what they will
Comer Main anel 17th Avenue
Every  Night at 7:30 p.m.
2 p.m.
W. M. Gibbons
E. Yamashita
Vetgetables of All Kinds
Mrs. W. Dicks of South Vancouver,
left Saturday for Mcrcccd, Cat, where
she will spend the winter with her
mother, Mrs. John Reells.
* *    *
Mn. Alexandra Crawford eef Twcn-
tv-Third Avenue and Fraser, was at
home em Thursday afternoon to the
ladies  of  Westminster    Presbyterian
* *    *
The Christian l-.ndcavor Society of
Westminster Church will give a concert next Thursday evening at the
church,    Twenty-Sixth    and    Sophia
+    +    *
Mrs. Robert Abernathy and sons
have returned from Point Moody, and
are staying for the present with Mrs.
J.  Knight,  of Twenty-Third Avenue.
* *       e|e
Miss Hentress on Thursday entertained the member* eef the Epworth
League, connected with the Collingwood Methodist Church, at her residence, Collingwood Hast.
* *    *
Reeve Kerr and several members
of thc Council waited on thc Provincial Government on Friday last in regard to the question of the paving of
Westminster Road. A report on this
conference will be submitted at the
next meeting of the Council.
* *   *
The Women's Foreign Missionary
Society held their Thankoffering
meeting last week. Mrs. Miller, president, addressed the meeting on missionary work in Africa. Mrs. Essel-
mont read a paper entitled, "Woman's
Opportunities," written by Mrs. McVicar,- and Mrs. Cook gave a solo.
��   *   *
The young ladies of Westminster
Church, Twenty-Sixth and Sophia
are organizing an athletic club to be
continued throughout the winter. They
have employed experienced instructors
for club swinging and march and
wand drills. Mr. C. O. Fraser, of Toronto, will teach fencing.
* *   ��
On Friday last the wedding took
place of Miss Ethel Florence, eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. F.
Timms, of South Vancouver, to Mr.
Lock Macdouegall, also of South Vancouver. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the residence of
the bride's parents, 1368 Knight
* *   *
The ladies of East Coolingwood
have formed a social club and the first
gathering will be held on Tuesday
night next in the Bursill Library.
Among the ladies on the committee
are Mrs. Price, Mrs. E. Masto, Miss
Sutherland, Miss E. Hagnc and Miss
A. Hague. It is planned to hold the
meetings twice a month during the
winter season.
* *      *
Mr. Herbert Rawsthome of Fraser
Avenue, who was reported missing
from his home, on Saturday afternoon telephoned to the police that on
the evening of November 6 he was
with some friends on board the tugboat Conquest when the sailors slipped
the moorings and went out to sea,
taking him with them. Fortunately
he was able to get aboard a homeward
bound tug and arrived back in Vancouver about 1:30 on Saturday to find
that his absence had been the subject
of inquiry.
ef       *       *
A pretty wedding was celebrated at
the home of the bride's mother, 327
Eighth Avenue West, on November
11, when Mr. Lament G. West, of Victoria, and Miss Jessie Laura Hatt,
fourth daughter of Mrs. Jeihn Hatt,
were married. Rev. J. Willard Letch
U.A.. performed the ceremony. The
bridesmaid was Miss F.lsie Hatt, sister
of the bride, while tlie groom was
supported by Mr. F. P. Archibald. The
newly-married couple will take up
tlie'ir residence at 1125 Mackenzie
Avenue, Victoria.
Vancouver. The Victorian Order of
Nurses has recently been organized in
South Vanceiuver and lias made rapid
strides, but they cannot exist without
support. The Philharmonic Society
has consented to help them, and this
concert is for the nurses' benefit. The
Philharmonic Society need no commendation in Seeuth Vancouver for
their excellent concerts in the past
speak fe.r themselves. It is hoped the
hall will be filled for this laudable
*    ��    *
The Young People's Society of Ruth
Morton Memorial Church, corner
Twenty-Seventh and Prince Albert
Street, was formally organized with
thirty-five members. The society will
meet on Monday evenings. The officers are, President, E. E. Wescott;
Vice-President, Miss Pearl Davison;
Secretary, Mr. G. Mann; Treasurer,
Mr. W. Reese; Organist, Miss Edith
King; Assistant Organist, Miss Eleanor Litch: Convenors of Committees,
social, Miss Margaret Davison; missionary, Miss Maggie Davidson; Sunshine, Miss Florence .Edge; music,
Miss Emma Cochran*; devotional,
Mrs. Wescott.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Peach entertained a number of friends at their
home, 229 Twenty-Ninth Avenue
East, on Tuesday evening. They had
for their guests Mrs. W. Dicks, Mr.
and Mrs. M. Cowan, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Sewell, Mr. and Mrs. H. McBride, Mr.
and Mrs. Gales Johnson, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Mouat, Mr. and Mrs. D. Pettigrew,
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Peach, Mr. and
Mrs. Siddons, Mr. and Mrs. R. H.
Thomas, and Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Prowse. The prizes were won by Mrs.
W. Dicks and Mrs. Siddons, Mr. J.
Mouat and Mr. H. McBride. Dainty
refreshments were served by the
hostess, and a very good time was enjoyed by all despite the bad weather.
VIII, Vancouver, asking for the assistance of the South Vancouver
Council. ,
*   *   ���
A Lanarkshire Association was
formeel at a meeting held in 'Central
Park, when the following officers were
elected pro tern.; President, T. Prentice, Central Park; vice-president, R.
C. Kerr, Vancouver; secretary, Peter
Cunningham; treasurer, W. Cummings, both of North Vancouver; executive committee, Alex. Jamieson and
R Keid of New Westminster; J.
Woodrow and W. R. Reid of Vance tuver, and A. Howatt, Central Park.
()n Friday, November 22, a social and
dance will be held in the Agricultural
Hall, Central Park, and on Friday.
November 29, a general meeting will
be held in Vancouver.
South Vancouver Optician
Problemi   concerning  the   care  of
the eye may bc quickly solved by consulting Mr. Clarence G. Rtttter, 4122
Main Street. Mr. Kutter is a tlvir-
oughly competent and experienced
optician, and the.se afflicted with eye
troubles we mid do well to consult him.
Mr. Rutler is prepared to not only
test eyes, but to fit lenses and make
:: DRAMA ::
Cedar Cottage
Beautiful suburban home, with good eight-room
house, standing in ne.irly 1)4 acre garden; fruit tree?,
berries, etc. Splendid view of lake and mountain.
Less than five minutes from city car, and half a minute from interurban.
Agreements   For   Sale   Purchased
Money to loan at current rates, from S1,000 up.
The Yorkshire Guarantee
&   Securities   Corporation
440 Seymour Street
R. Kerr Holgate, Manager
The Philharmonic Society will give
a concert een Thursday evening, November 28, at Kalenberg Hall, Thirty-
Feeurtli and Main Street, in aid of the
Victorian Order of Nurses of    South
The building permits issued from
thc office of Building Inspector Young
during the week ended Wednesday,
numbered forty and called for buildings of a total value of $26,160.
e*      ���      *
"The White Slave Traffic as it Applies to Temperance" will be the subject of a lantern lecture by Dr. Ernest
A. Hall of Victoria, at Staples Hall,
Fraser Street, South Hill, next Tuesday evening. The address is to be
given under the auspices of the South
Hill branch of the Women's Christian
Temperance Union. Instrumental and
vocal entertainments will be included
in the programme for the evening.
* *      ea
A Good Government League was
formed at a meeting held at the
Methodist Church, Collingwood East.
Mr. J. H. Mclntyre was elected president, Mr. Dutton vice-president, and
Mr. W. K. Thompson secretary. A
public meeting will be held shortly in
the Carleton Hotel, to complete the
organization and to arrange a plan of
* *   *
The Girls' Bible Class in connection
with the Knox Presbyterian Church,
Collingwood, held a social last night
at the residence of Mrs. Thompson.
Central Park. The ladies associated
with the church are arranging for a
bazaar to be held shortly at Carleton
Hall, to raise funds for a new building
ele      ea       ���
Since the recent alterations which
have been made at No. 3 Fireball,
South Hill, accommodation has been
provided for six firemen to be on duty
all night, three members of the permanent staff and three volunteer firemen. At each of the other fireballs
accommodation has been provided feir
fenir men to be on night duty.
* *    *
The council on Wednesday afternoon passed a resolution declaring
itself tei be heartily in faveir of direct
communication between Vancouver
and Ladner via Fraser Street, and
that it would lend any possible aid to
induce the Government to provide
facilities for such direct communication. The motion was passed in reply
to a petition from the F'rascr Street
Improvement   Association   "f   Ward
(.Continued  from  Page   11)
tenor who made such a hit at the Orpheum last year will again be heard
in old and new songs. He has sung
for many phonograph records, for he
possesses a remarkably sweet voije
that is without peer among the contra
tenors of thc day.
A big feature of the week's offering will bc Queen Mali, the smallest
actress in the world, and Jasper Weis,
thc tiniest comedian on earth. Queen
Mat) is but forty inches high, well
educated; she speaks French, German, Spanish and English. Their act
will prove a big hit with the kiddies.
A trio of expert gymnasts are the
Three Gens, who will offer thrilling
Carlton Max and Camille Cameron,
the former a ventriloquist and the
latter a soprano of splendid ability,
will be heard in a double ventriloquial
act with some soprana solos thrown
*   *   *
Pantages Theatre
What promises to bc one of thc
best all-round bills of the fall season
will open at the Pantaifes with matinee
Monday afternoon. Heading the new
show will be the Five Greens, a famous musical organization, which will
offer a novelty melange which is said
to be unusually attractive.
For the extra added attraction the
management will bring to Vancouver
for the first time, Agnes Mahr and B.
Mvckoff. international dancers, who
will appear in Hungarian, Russian,
French and English classic ballet
Old and very popular favorites will
come back to town in the return of
the Four Cook Sisters, a quartette of
beautiful young women who can sing.
The  Cooks   were  here  a  little  more
Bulbs for the Cottage   Bulbs for the Villa
Bulbs foi +he Mansion
Our carload of thc cream of the Dutch hull) gardens has arrived, and we are
booking orders now.
This will be one of the finest shipments of bulbs that has ever arrived here.
They have been thoroughly grown and matured in Holland, and are in every
way  perfect  and   unlike early   and   immature  bulbs,   which  give  no  satisfaction.
These bulbi, with their long season's growth in Holland, will be found perfect and sure to give utmost satisfaction.
Place your orders now and ensure the first choice of these bulbs.
Hulh catalogue,  with  cultural   directions,   will   bc  mailed  free  on   application.
Note the address���
Royal Nurseries Ltd.
Office, 330 Drake St., Vancouver.
Nuraerica,  Royal, Kerriadalc P.O.,  B.C.
The undersigned having severed all connection 'with the firm of
Simmons & Senccal, at 4140 Main Street, I beg to announce to my
numerous friends and patrons that I have opened Dressmaking
Parlors at Findlay Block, Suite A, Main Street, where I will
be pleased to welcome old and new customers.
Findlay Block, Suite A, Main Street, South Vancouver
than a year ago and proved the big
attraction of the programme.
Another clever act will be furnished by Frank Rogers a negro ventriloquist, who has been gaining a lot of
applause for his performances on the
big Eastern circuits.
The sketch, a nobby little laugh
thing called "Back to Missouri," will
be    presented    by    Sam    Shaw    and
Charles Wilson, a pair of good comedians.
The acrobatic turn also will have a
comedy flavor, the act being supplied
by the Three Elliot Brothers, comedy
An unusually interesting film of
Gaumont's Graphic, first time to be
shown in Vancouver, will complete-
thc bill.
Phone: Fraier 34 ��� 44th Ave. and Fraser
South Hill P.O. Box  105
At the Panama Theatre, who will be seen the last time in Vancouver
next week,  in a  real  minstrel show.
1  Pair of Scissors Given Free to each
Customer Bringing this Ad.
Down the Steps
Under the Metropole Hotel
The Genuine
Irish Linen Store
323 Abbott Street (next Woodward's)
Special Sale of Irish Linens
For a Few Days Only
Our stock at the present time cannot be equalled   in   Vancouver.    Our   quality the best, and
prices the lowest.    Below we give a slight idea of tlie many bargains we are offering.    Call ami
be convinced.    You buy direct from the importers.
300   yards   Crash Roller   Towelling.    Usual
12^c. per yard Sale     7^c.
200 yards Check Glasscloth, 24 inches wide.
Regular 17;4c. yard Sale      10c
200 yards Real    Irish   Linen   Dress   Poplin.
Worth 45c. yard .Sale       15*
400    yards 36 in.  Bleached    Linen.    Regular
50c .Sale      2Sc.
100 dozen Pillow Cases, full size.    Pair ....      25c.
50 dozen Pillow Cases, hemstitched all reeund.
Regular 75c. pair Sale      50c.
Our Special Linen-Finished Sheets, 2 by 2Vi.
50 pair only.   Regular $2.25 for  Pair   $1.50
500 yards Sheer Linen, 36 inches wide.    Regular 75c. yard Sale        35c.
100 Teacloths, beautifully embroidered.    Regular 75c, for  Each      25c.
200 yards,   24   inches   wide,   White Turkish
Towelling.    Regular 30c., for         20c.
30(1 Cushion Covers, Linen Crash, embroidered.    Regular 50c, for        25c.
10 only, Table Sets, Cloths and Naps to match,
iu   pure    Irish    linen    Damask.    Regular
$12.50, for      $6.50
In all thc Latest Designs and Patterns.
50 dozen  Hemstitched    Embroidered    Pillow
Cases.   Regular $1.25 Sale, Pair      75c.
SO only. Pure Linen, Double Damask Tablecloths, 2 yards square.   Regular $4.00. Sale   $1.95
100    Hemstitched   Tablecloths,   in    Damask;
beautiful designs Sale   $1.00
M) Damask Tablecloths, size 60 by 60...Sale      60c.
100  dozen   Damask   Napkins,  ready  for  use.
For this sate Per Dozen   $1.00
50 pairs only, Real Yorkshire Blankets, all
pure wool, in large double bed size. Regular $6.50, for      $4.50
Special line in large-size Comforters, in good
Paisley design.    Regular $4.50 Sale   $2.95
1 Pair of Scissors Given Free to each
Customer Bringing this Ad.


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