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mSZ** CHINOOK
Vol,. III. No. I.V
SOUTH VANCOUVER. \',.C. CANADA.   SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, I'm.
Price 5 cents
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1���The races will be a feature of  the   1914  Vancouver  Exhibition,
which opens September 3.
2���A million pippins from the Fraser Valley.
3���The   Horticultural   Building   at Hastings Park.
4���Garden  produce section.
5���Miss   Thompson's  fine   pair   step 'high, wide and handsome."
6���In the aquarium at Hastings Park.
7���Col. A. D. McRae's "Joe Fisher" taking the jumps.
8���"Manu  et  mente"���Exhibits  from  our manual  training  schools.
9���The Forestry Building.
10���A beauty spot at Hastings.
11���British Columbia���"Land of Flowers."
12���Mr. J. J. Miller and "the gang." after a heavy day's work preparing  for  the  opening.
13���A woodland nook where the weary may  rest  during busy  Exhibition week.
MBM TWO
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATc RDAY, AUGIST 8,  1914
FREE
With every purchase at our Store of ONE DOLLAR we will give you
an order for one large sue Photograph worth $1.25.
The picture of you is strictly high-class work, and no first-class
studio will make one for less than $1.25. Any one can sit for the picture and it is given to you absolutely free at the KING STUDIO,
Hastings Street.
Peak, Frean Biscuits, just in, the package 15c
Walker's Grape Juice, the bottle 20?
Welch's Grape Juice, thc bottle 35c
Lipton's Jelly Tablets, all flavors, the package 10c
Carton's  II.  P.  Pickles, the jar 25c
Heinz Spaghetti, the can 25c
Plums, Peaches, Cherries, the can  2 for 25c
Fry's Chocolate  Icing, the package 25c
Morton's OX Tongues in Glass, the package 45c
Heinz Olives. Plain and Stuffed, the bottle 25 and 35c
Lipton's  Yellow  Label  Coffee,  the  can 5Uc
STRAWBERRIES FRESH EVERY MORNING
I? Q    AM      I 26th Avenue and Main
rraser & MacLean,  Ph0ne: Fa.���^ 784
;uirui:my
SAVE 25   BY SHIPPING YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS
EAST OR SOUTH IN OUR COMBINATION CARS.  GIVE
US YOUR PACKING MOVING,STORAGE AND SHIPPING
WE KNOW MOW
Campbell Storage Company
OFFICE  SS7"  BEATTY ST.
PHONE   SEYMOUR 756Q.
���Til ��� ��� w^*ns-vw a m u u iTu 1
Evans,   Coleman   &  Evans,   Ltd.
IF YOU WANT AN ECONOMICAL  FUEL
WHEN   PLACING   YOUR  NEXT   ORDER,  ASK   FOR
AUSTRALIAN COAL
EVANS,  COLEMAN &  EVANS
Phone 2988
Limited
Foot of Columbia Avenue
MILK
How Satisfactory it is to tht Housekeeper to be sure that
the MILK, CREAM and BUTTERMILK she receives is
Pasteurized and Germlesa.
Delivered in Sealed Bottle*  Perfectly Sterilized.
BEACONSFIELD HYGIENIC DAIRY
905 Twenty-fourth Avenue East
Phone Fairmont 2391 L PRICE & GREEN, Proprietors
Special
Night Rates
OVER OUR
Long Distance
Lines
IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
BETWEEN 7 P.M. AND 8 A.M.
Three times the regular day period
for the regular day rate
Make Appointment* any time during the day
FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS CALL
LONG DISTANCE
British Columbia Telephone
COMPANY, LIMITED
Dominion Equipment & Supply Co.
LIMITED
Contractors and Municipal Machinery, Equipment aid Supplies
Phone Sevmour 715S
1150 Homer Street Vancouver
FROM THE HEART OF ���������;
SOUTH VANCOUVER   cottage
One nf ilie interesting weddings of
the season occurred East Saturday
morning ai the home of .Mr. anc Mrs.
William Gunn, cn Fleming Street,
when their second daughter, Grace,
was married to .Mr. J. II. Nasmyth,
Jr., e.f Vancouver, The ceremony was
performed by Rev, E. Manuel, uf the
Robson Memorial Church, in the pre-
icnce '���! relatives ami immediate
friends t.i tbe iwe, families, The
reeeeins were attractively decorated
wiih a profusion oi mid-summer Mowers, ami a color scheme of green r.ml
yellow artistically carried "in. The
| graceful bride made a pretty picture
in an exquisite gown of cream ami
coline, made after tne prevailing
mode, witli tunic of ninon and shallow lace, anel seed pearl trimmings;
The shower bouquet consisted of
sweet peas and gypsophila. After
the ceremony there was served a
dainty wedding breakfast from a 11"-
wer-bedecked dining table, spread
with snowy linen ami resplendent in
shining silver and line china, making
a lining setting for the splendid
bride's cake and tempting cooking.
The popularity of the yening couple
was evidenced by the many beautiful gifts received, conspicuous
aiming which were many pieces ol
cut glass, hand painted china, ami
hand1 embroidered linen. Followed by
the felicitations of many friends, the
happy pair departed, in a shower of
rice and confetti, on a honeymoon
trip of a cruise in Northern waters,
the bride wearing as a travelling costume a tailored suit of blue and a becoming Panama hat. Upon their return, in a few weeks, Mr. and Mrs.
Nasmyth will reside at Douglas
Lodge, corner Granville and 12th
Avenue.
* * ��
Miss Winifred Jackson of Gore
Bay, Out., is a guest at the home of
hei" uncle,  Mr. J. W. Jacksor.
* * *
Mrs. McCarter is entertaining hcr
siester, Mrs. Hrackett, of Portland,
Ore. Mrs. Brackctt has many friends
in Cedar Cottage who will be glad
of this opportunity to renew old
friendship.
* * *
Mrs. Goddard and her daughter,
Miss Eleanor, of Kamloops, are visiting Mrs. W. J. Parker, oi 34th Ave.
t * *
Miss Mabel McPhie and her cousin, Miss Dorothy Sheriff,of Portland,
are spending the week at Cloverdale.
* �� *
Miss Chambers, of Commercial St.,
has returned after several days outing at Gibson's Landing.
* * *
Mrs. Whelen and her two small
sons have returned from the Royal
City, where they enjoyed three or
four days last week.
i     Mrs.   William   Leash   and   her   son
have gone to Kamloops feir a month's
visit.
* * *
Springridge Lodge. No. 79 [.O.G.T.,
held an interesting anniversary social in Cedar Ceetiage Hall, last Wednesday evening. 1 here was a splendid turn oui oi members and friends
Kev. C. M. Tate was the speaker of
the evening, ami besides a  lirst dssl
programme including music, recitations and swinging ol clubs, there was
an original lunik contest, which proved iee iie very entertaining. Refreshments were .served and aided in making ihis one of the most successful
socials of the season.
e��    *    *
The W.M.S., the Ladies' Aid, and
the   Sunshine   .Mission   Circle   of   the
Robson  Memorial  Church,    held    a
combination picnic at otanley Park,
on 1 nesday attcrnoon, and was greatly enjoyed liy each and all.
���   ���   *
Miss Ethel Vosper has returned
from Vernon, wher she spent several   weeks   visiting   her   sister.
* * *
The regular monthly meeting of
the Cedar Cottage Political Equality
League will be held al tlle home of
Mrs. Wood ou Thirty-fourth Avenue
on Monday, August 10. Members
Midi friends interested arc requested
t,.  at..'nd.
* # *
Miss Grace Gunn was guest of
honor at a unique linen shower, gives)
last week by Miss Vosper, on the
lawn at her home on Miller Road.
Early in the afternoon twenty girls
came bearing their gifts of linen,
which wcre effectively pinned on a
clothes line, stretched for thc purpose. When Miss Gunn arrived she
was given a basket and requested to
take down the clothes, and much
merriment followed, as to each article was attached the giver's card',
containing in rhyme appropriate sentiments and wishes for the happiness
of the bride-elect. The guests were
provided with needle and thread, and
the afternoon pleasantly passed in
hemming for the prospective bride
two handsome table cloths and a
dozen napkins, after which a choice
luncheon was served e.ev the hostess
and thoroughly enjoyed 'hy each
member  of thc  happy  party.
* * *
"Christian Science" will be the subject of Rev. Manuel's discourse at
the Robson Memorial Church on
Sunday evening,     ugust 9.
it it *
Mrs. Chas. Burch of Penticton
visited friends in Cedar Cottage last
week.
�� * *
Mrs. Tom Watson of Victoria is
spendeing the week with her sister-
in-law,  Mrs.  Pete  Watson.
Tempting Fate
The timidity or caution of those
who are giving up European trips
this summer on account of recent
maritime mishaps is at least not
shared by one man lately mentioned
in news dispatches. This man, a
stoker, is a survivor of two of the
greatest Atlantic catastrophes of the
last decade, but he has no thought
of giving up the sea on that account.
Do you sit up all night because so
many people have died in their beds?
Well, then, why should he forsake
the cradle of the deep? For him, the
lightning has struck twice in the same
place, and struck hard. He bas
"tempted Fate" by continuing his
trade in the face of what to many
might seem a "warning," but what
to him is only one of ,he experiences
to be expected at some time or other
by those who go down to the sea in
ships. The following comment is
made by the London Daily Mail:
One of the survivors of the Empress of Ireland, who reached Glasgow yesterday,, was also on the Titanic on its first and last voyage. To
have come safely"'through thc two
greatest set tragedies is a strange experience, but this survivor takes it
all with fine fortitude. He is a fireman, and his first business will be to
go to Liverpool and get another job.
We need not suppose that he has any
special passion for the sea, e.r, still
more romantically, that the sea lures
him in spite of himself. Ile gets his
livelihood on ships, and the sea and
past disasters, or future possibilities
of disaster, arc all accidental incidents of the very ordinary business of
earning a livelihood. Of course, your
mathematician, with his doctrine of
probability, will tell yem that the fireman is on the side of mathematics.
But it is not mathematics that carries
hiim through. It is just thc simple
discipline of habit and of duty, the
necessity eif getting through one's
work and the faculty, througii that
work, of taming one's fancy, that
makes life at all practicable. But for
these the world of the quietest city
wouhl be more full of paralyzing
fears than the jungle fullest of wild
beasts.
A Strange True Story
Nearly every one has read or seen
played the story of "The Count of
Monte Cristo," in which the hero
escapes from his dungeon in the
Chateau d'lf by taking the place of
a dead man. Fantastic and1 melodramatic fiction thought this is, it
is nearly matched by a true story
that is noticed by the Birmingham
(Ala.I Age Herald. In this case the
"hero" sidetracked his captor and
secured another man. quite alive and
originally in possession of most of
his senses, whom he posed as himself. He then, in the role of officer
in charge, delivered the innocent man
to the prison authorities under his
(the rightful prisoner's) name, and
calmly walked off, free and unmolested.    The narrative is presented
from (lhe viewpoint of the victim, a
Scandinavian 'sailor named Albert
Johannsen, and is as follows:
The story starts in a saloon on the
waterfront at Nagasaki, the scene, it
will he remembered, of Madama Butterfly's tribulations. Three strangers
offered to treat Johannsen to drinks.
He accepted. When he regained his
senses he was at sea on board the
American transport ship Sheridan, a
prisoner cn route to the San Quentin
penitentiary. Being unable to speak
English, nobody understood when he
tried to explain, so he was delivered
to the prison authorities as James
Rogers, alias Peter Grimes, tried and
sentenced to serve three years by the
treaty court at Shanghai for forgery.
Johannsen'a cellmate at San Quentin
was a fellow countryman. Through
him he got a hearing and was released.
The real Rogers once served a year
in San Quentin for forgery. He won
thc regard of a San Francisco merchant, who sent him to China as a clerk
on one of the vessels. Rogers was
soon posing as thc merchant's son
and passing bad checks. He was
caught, convicted, and sentenced to
three years at San Quentin. He was
intrusted to an officer of the court,
who was to have taken him tei Nagasaki and turned him over to the
officers of the Sheridan. It is believed that Rogers "ot the officer
drunk at Nagasaki, drugged the unsuspecting Johannsen and personally
turned him over to a petty officer of
the Sheridan late at night, together
with the legal papers whkh he had
stolen  from  the drunken  deputy.
The well-known saying that truth
is stranger than fiction is exemplified nearly every dav in the week
by newsnapcr dispatches from every
part of the world, Maybe that's one
reason why a cleise reader of newspapers is apt to find the average
novel of adventure rather tiresome.
He meets with many more fascinating stories in the news, in which
there is no lack of "human interest."
Try This.
Sponger (meeting acquaintance)���
Do you know, old man. I really believe I'm losing my nerve? I'm getting so I hate to ask any one for a
loan. As soon as I saw you I began
to   tremble.���Boston   Times.
CENTRE & HANNA
LIMITED
Established  1893
Refined Service    New Location
1049 GEORGIA ST.
Opposite new Y. M. C. A.
Fireproof     Columbarium     and
Mausoleum
OPEN  DAY AND  NIGHT
Seymour 2425
SIX   REASONS
WHICH ACCOUNT FOR THE SUPERIORITY OF
CREOSOTED WOOD
BLOCK PAVEMENTS
ITS DURABILITY���Docs not crumble or pulverize under the densest traffic; second only to granite
blocks
ITS EASE OF REPAIR- No difficulty being experienced in removing and replacing the blocks; no
expensive plant or skilled workmen required.
ITS SANITARY QUALITIES���Creosote .being a
highly antiseptic and waterproofing material instantly destroys all germs, prevents the absorption of
street filth and consequent decay.
ITS NOISELESSNESS���The rattle and bang of
vehicles passing over its smooth surface absorbed
and muffled till the quiet oi the din toad ts outam-d.
ITS DUSTLESSNESS���Does not pulverize; the
heaviest traffic only pounding down the wood fibres
to offer the greater resistance.
ITS CLEANLINESS���Having a smooth surface and
being waterprool it does not differ in this respect
from asphalt.
We manufacture blocks of the highest possible
standard, the verv best materials only being used and
in the DOMINION WOOD BLOCKS we believe
we produce an article chat has no equal.
DOMINION CREOSOTING
 COMPANY LIMITED	
Vancouver, B. C.
The Terminal Steam Navigation Co.
Limited
HOWE SOUND ROUTE
SS.  "BALLENA"
leaves Union Dock
at 9.15 a.m. daily,
Sunday at 10.30 a.m.,
for Britannia Mines
and  Newport.
SS. "BOWENA"
leaves Union Dock at
9.15 a.m. daily, Sunday
at 10.30 a.m., for
Bowen Island, Britannia Mines, Portcau,
Mill Creek. (Anvil
I Island, Mon., Wed.,
and  Sat.)
SS.   "BRITANNIA"
leaves the Union Dock
at 9.15 a.m. daily for
Gt. Northern Cannery,
Caulfeilds, Eagle Harbor, Fisherman's Bay,
Hindley's, Eagle Cliff,
Invercraig. (Horseshoe
Bay,  Tues. and  Fri.)
These trips afford passengers a magnificent view of the scenery
among the islands and glaciers all day. Do not miss these trips.
$1.00 round trip, good for day of issue only. For information phone
Seymour 6330.
WILLOW  HOSPITAL
Corner BROADWAY and WILLOW
PATIENTS  RECEIVED  FROM $15.00  PER WEEK
Miss HALL and Miss WESTLEY, graduate nurses
Phone Fairmont 2165
Mount Pleasant Undertaking Co.
CORNER Ml AVENUE AND MAIN STREET
Fairmont 189 Always Open
Furnishers of Complete Funerals for $55.00
This includes Burial Case, Hearse, Family Carriage, Removal
Charges and all Personal Services.
We guarantee quality of goods, services and equipment to be first-
class. We make no misleading statements, and we have a staff of
competent men who are prepared at any hour to render the best service possible to be obtained anywhere.
Mount Pleasant Undertaking Co.
Always Open Use of Modern Chapel to All
CORNER 8th AND MAIN STREET Telephone Fairmont 189
P. H. GROTE��� Formerly Center & Hanna's Branch
Fruits
Pure Ice Cream
ICE   COLD   SOFT   DRINKS,   COOL   FRESH   BUTTERMILK,
CANDIES, CIGARS, TOBACCO, ETC.
" The Place with the Gramophone "
COME IN OUT OF THE DUST!
Open Day and Night
Chinook Ice  Cream Parlor
4251  MAIN STREET
TERMINAL
CITY
IRON    WORKS
ISO
ALBERT ST.
TELEPHONE
HICH.
191
ENGINEERS. MACHINISTS AND  IOVKDHI
IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS
PIKE HYDRANTS AND
SPECIALS
REPAIRS
OP ALL DMCBIPTIONS SATURDAY, AUGUST K, 1914.
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
THREE
Mill :   Foot of Ontario Street, Fraser River Phone :   Fraser 97
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY
CANADIAN   CEDAR
LUMBER CO.
Manufacturers ot
BEVEL  SIDING,  BOAT  LUMBER
HIGH-GRADE CEDAR LUMBER AND LATH
Wholesale and Retail
GRIMMETT P. O., SOUTH VANCOUVER
P. M. HAMILTON F. WILLIS
The Editor does not necessarily Endorse  rbe
Col utrn
views   expressed   in
him   that   the   inspector     might     be
serie.us.  cast  aside  his  "pidgin'   English"  and   proved   that   he   had   some
real   knowledge   a>   t<>    how     these
things are generally managed     "Yoo
start   this   white   girl   business   again,
j eh?"   said   Feeiig      Two   years   ago
i have   same   thing.    Now  ye.u   want   it
I all  over again.    W'hv ne.t  tell  me in
linn'    Give  mr  chance to get  China
boy      1   don't   like hundred   e|o|-
lar-      I  don'l   like- ge, t.. priM.n.    Two
weeks   more   1   have   nee     girl-     here,
until  tin*  law   ijusiness    Blow    over
this  again"
uintry I
South Vancouver Builders' Supply Company
Dealers in Sand, Gravel, Fibre, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Vitrified
Pipe, Tile, Fire-clay, Lath, and Brick of all kinds.
Offices :   Slst Avenue and Fraser Street.    Phone : Fraser 36.
Main and 29th Avenue.   Phone :   Fairmont 1940.
Fraser Street and North Arm of Fraser River.   Phone : Fraser 84.
Collingwood   East,   Phone :  Collingwood 33.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
Vancouver.
GRAND   CENTRAL   HOTEL
GRAUER and  GRAUER
The place where they "keep hotel"���
A fully modern hostelry, near at
hand to South Vancouver���it's the
"Grand Central" when you go to
Eburne.
EBURNE   STATION,   B.C.
Milk! Milk! Milk!
Turner's Pasteurized and Germless Milk and Cream is the best
diet for Infants and Invalids.    Superior for tea, coffee and cocoa.
AND GOOD FOR EVERYBODY
Sold at 10 quarts for $1.00.
Visit our big new modern dairy and we will show you why it
is we can supply you with the best milk and cream and buttermilk
and butter sold in Greater Vancouver.
TURNER'S DAIRY
OFFICE AND DAIRY :   Cor. ONTARIO AND 17th AVENUE.
Phone Fairmont 597
JOINT SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Incorporated
1908
A Joint Savings Account may be opened at the Bank of Vancouver
in the names of two or more persons. In these accounts either party
may sign cheques or deposit money. For the different members of
a family or a firm a joint account is often a great convenience. Interest paid on balances.
THE
BANK OF VANCOUVER
Order your Wines, Liquors or Cigars
By Phone (High. 555)--Free Motor Delivery
To South Vancouver every Friday
Cascade Bear (on Ice) ��� pts *1 dor., qta 42 dox.
Heidelberg; Beer         "   91     "       "   42   ���
B. C. Export Beer     "    85c"        "��1.76"
HIGHLAND LIQUOR COMPANY, LIMITED
758 POWELL STREET
B. C. EQUIPMENT CO.
MACHINERY DEALERS
CONCRETE MIXERS. STEEL CARS. ROCK CRUSHERS, ELECTRIC. STEAM,
AND   QASOLINB   HOISTS.       WHEELBARROWS,   TRANSMISSION
MACHINERY,   GASOLINE  ENGINES,  PUMPS,  AND
ROAD MACHINERY
Ollicci: S0S-SS7 Btak of OtUwt Bldg.   Phone Sey. 9319 (EtcSwjelo ill D:pitl��.��u)
HIGH-GRADE
BUILDING MATERIALS
Boultbee-Johnson & Company, Ltd.
The Diplomats War.
"I  will only return my sword to its
iheaftl  when  'mr he.ne.r lias been  upheld,"     W.erils    t.i   this   effect    were
uvd< by the German bmueror in ���
bellicose speech dcHvcred t'e lome
jingoes at Berlin.
If it weren't ie.r the untold suffering thai thete wordi entail it could
In-  looked  upon  as  a  liugt-  jeike.
of course, In- didn't nally mean
tbat he would untheatb hi- diamond
Itudded IWord and set out a la Robert
tiie   Hnice  tee  avenge  hi
hemor.
Hi-  only   meant   that   a   few   thou-
-.iiul poor ..eiiiiiti-s we.ul<! make targets "1 'env another under the gu!sc'
of being patriotic t.e the Fatherland.
And tne worst of it is that tht j><><>r;
deluded   worker   chips   in   ami   sboiil- ���
ders bis gun���away to die for bis I ?) '
eeiiintry, of which  be very likely due-
not own one square inch.
One local  writer  even   iiemnl   some
joy in the fact  that a European war I
would bring all kinds e.i prosperity to
Canada.   It is .ill the same patriotism.
Young  men  imbued  with  the  military spirit and eager lo light e'.er tlieir e
l?i   country   make   ready   dupes   for
these  masters,   who  bold   thein   at  all
times under their thumbs.
To the worker who has a litlle "selfish" patriotism of his eewn���whit
wants lee be treated like a human
being, who organizes in the industrial
field tei be patriotic t.i himself, his
country, his wife and children, and
who sees iu war only another specie
of legalized murder���te. the worker
who has been working to get his fellow men organized so that they could
effectually ste.p such a calamity as
we seem to be entering upon-, it
comes as another incentive tei instil
still more into his brother's mind the
spirit of unionism in the hope that
senile day tlle workers will be sei nr-
gatiized that they will say there will
be no war.
"When man to man the world o'er
Shall brothers be an' a' that."
Johnson's Wharf
Phone : Sey. 9145
At Napoleon's Tomb.
A little while ago I stood by tlle
grave of Napoleon���a magnificent
tomb of gilt and geild. fit almost for
a deity dead���and gazed upon the
sarcophagus of rare anil nameless
marble, where rest the ashes of that
restless man. I leaned over the balustrade and thought about the career
of the greatest soldier of the modem
world.
I saw him walking upon the banks
of the Seine, contemplating suicide.
1 saw him at Toulon���I saw him putting down the mob in the streets of
Paris���I saw him at the bead of the
army of Italy���I saw him crossing
the bridge of Lodi with the triceilor
in his hand���I saw him ir. Egypt in
the shadow of the pyramiels���I saw
him at Marengo���at L'lni and Auster-
litz. 1 saw him in Russia, where the
infantry ol the snow and the cavalry
of the wild olast scattered his legions
like winter's withered leaves. 1 saw
him at Liepsic in defeat and disaster
���driven by a million bayonets back
upon Paris���clutched like a wild
beast���banished tee Elba. I saw him
escape and retake an empire by the
force of his genius. 1 saw him upon
the frightful field of Waterloo, where
Chance and ate combined t'i wreck
thc fortunes of their former king.
And I saw him at St. Helena, with
his hands crossed behind him. gazing
out upon the sad and solemn sea.
I thought e>f 'he orphans and widows he had made���of the tears that
had been shed for his glory, anel e,(
the only woman who ever loved him.
pUlhed   from   bis   heart   by   tbe   cold
hand e.f ambition.     And  I   said    I
weiuhl rather have been a French
peasant and worn wooden shoes, I
weiuld rather have lived in a but with
a vine growing over the door, and the
grapes growing purple in the amorous kisses of the autumn sun. I
would rather have been that poof
peasant, with my loving wife by my
side, knitting as the dav died out of
tbe sky���with my children upon my
knees and their arms about me���1 |
would rather have been that man. and
gone down to the tongueless silence
of that dreamless dust, than to have
been thai imperial impersonation eif
force and murder known as Napoleon
rbe Great���Robert  G.   Ingerseili.
...
The Colorado Srtike Nearing an End.
With the signing up of more independent mines throughout the state,
thc striking coal miners are beginning to see the early and successful
culmination of one of the most bitter
struggles in the labor movement.
"The strike was never in better
shape," said John R. Lawson. international board member of the United
Mine Workers. "Operators in every
section of the state, after employing
scab labor since last September, are
beginning to realize fully that they
cannot hope to obtain thc same work
from these d-erclicts as from the experienced coal miners who worked
for them for many years before the
strike. Where tht mines have been
com-pletely shut down thc operators
have been convinced of the greater
efficiency of the union coal miners by
the state mine inspector's report,
which shows that union mines have
produced more than three times as
much coal proportionately as mines
which refused to sign up. The fact
that the smaller mine owners arc
signing up with the union offers a
striking forecasfin my opinion, Heretofore, the large operators have brew
beaten these small owners in every
way possible to keep them from employing union  men.    Thc  signing up
><i these mines now wemld  seem
indicate  that   they  no  longer  fear  the
former strength "f these large own*
ers or that the independents are thor-
i.uglily convinced that iln- time is
ie..! far elist.-uit i'hen Rockefeller anil
his Colorado representatives will re*
i-"giiize the L'nited Mine Workers of
America."
Phil   Snowder   Coming  to   B.   C.
Mr.  and   Mrs    Philip   Stiowden  are
travelling west by easy stage- acre.ss
Canada. It is a matter for deep regret that Philip'- health should render it necessary that he avoid public
speaking at this time. The trip has
been undertaken for rest and change
anil when started it was with thc idea
that there wouhl be no nubll'c speaking until he reached Xew Zealand.
where-   he   will  assist  in   their  election
campaign. Snowden i�� one of thc
most popular of the Socialist members ol llie British House of Commons and has been engaged in jeeur-
nalistic work feir the past thirty year-.
Among his publications are his
"Hints te. I.loyd George." published
lome time prior to the appearance of
the fame.us budget. Seeiiu- writers
have referred lei him as the "father]
of the Lloyd George mid-'ct." but il
is certain that hc wolud be very unwilling tee credit such an impeachment. The House of Commons fills,
when it is known that Snowden is
going tee speak 'en questions of the1
day. and it will be a leun> time before
the members e.f the present parliament will forget hi- arraignment of
the armour plate and armaments
trust ami its shareholders. Mild
mannered, pleasant and- most unassuming, lie nevertheless delivers himself when occasion warrants with a
directness and bitterness of invective
that carries every thrust hemic. Those
whei find time t'i indulge in "Cabinet- \
making" for the future. invariably
place Philip Snowden as Chancellor i
of the  Exchequer in a  Lai:
Mrs. Snowden, who accompanies
her husband on this t<mr. is -a frequent visitor at this side nf the Atlantic in connection with various
phases of the women'.- movement,
and has undertaken several lecture
tours in the L'nited State-. It is tee
be hoped that Mr. and Mrs. Snowden
can be prevailed upon to break their
resolution in regard to public speaking for a sufficient length nf time
to enable the citizens of Vancouver
to listen to such gifted and public-
spirited  orators.
WHARF AND PRODUCE
to | MARKET  AT  EBURNE
govern-
Getting to Hard Pan.
Thc labor etlitur uf tlle Regina
Leader has a grievance���an old anil
long-standing one, t"". "We sometimes hear non-union men," he writes,
"declare that the union is me geeeed.
What they don't seem tu realize is
that they themselves are the cause
of aivy ineffectiveness of the union t'i
better condition's as quick as they
might lu It is m.t tlu- union men
who reduce wages. It is tlle nonunion men win, complain that the
union is not worth joining. If non-
onion critics had done what they
ought, wages this year would not
have been reduced in spite of a bad
��� easein The brick avers have suffered from lack of work and over-supply
of men, but the contractors are nut
reducing the bricklayers' wages. They
arc organized sufficiently to withstand any attempt at reduction. With
eethir buildinfl trade- where- tietn-
ttnion men art available the contractor promptly lakes advantage of the
conditions and down drops the wages.
riicu the non-union man has the astounding gall tee blame the union for
his own work. When will the inui
union workers get wise and help push
Instead "t drag The organized
workers have a haul enough time im-
provlrfg conditions withoul dragging
the   unorganized   in   iheir   wake."
Two Provinces Prohibit Chinese Employing Girls.
A law prohibiting tin- employment
of white girls by Orientals has been
repeatedly asked- for in all provinces
at the suggestion eef the Trades and
Labor Congress of Canada, it.t as
counsel for the Orientals invariably
argues, in onler tee we.rk a detriment
to the Orientals, but as a measure of
protection   to  the  girls  themselves,
who might be induced to accept such
employment without at all times
understanding the risks they run by
doing so. A significant fact in this
connection is that the legislation was
first proposed and asked for by thc
waitresses' uniem of Vancouver, and
has been reiterated at each successive convention. Manitoba and Saskatchewan arc the only provinces
which have as yet adopted this law.
There appears, however. to be
much the same indifference to its
administration in Winnipeg as has
been experienced in Regina. During
the last month an investigation has
been undertaken in Manitoba and
in Winnipeg twenty white girls were
found to be so employed, all of these,
however, in three restaurants. The
Chinese preeprieteirs claimed they
were not white, as they were Gali-
cians In eme of these places known
as a "chop sucy house," the girls resided above the dining-room, and in
the other cases got their meals at
the cafe, but roomed elsewhere. They
were receiving $6.50 per week and
meals. A similar condition of affairs
is reported from Brandon. The chief
proprietor in Winnipeg after maintaining the usual bland and "no
savvy" attitude until it dawned upon
Selected aite Will Probably Be at
Foot of Oak Street���Wharf With
Market Building Could Be Erected
Across street End, Suggest Representative Conference���soundings to
Be Made���Harbor Commissioners
Decline to Assume Control of
Municipal Wharf.
The  question   of    constructing    a
wharf   e.n    the    N'e.rth    Arm    eef   tlle
l-.aser River, at cournt, with a pro-
duce market  adjoining, was advanced
a stage Thursday night, when a conference was held in the  Harbor C'eem-j
missioners' eeffice Between representatives eif the   Harbor Commission, lhe,
Point   drey   Council   and   the   Rich-!
nn.nil and Point Grey Board of Trade. I
The   site   that   met   with   the   most!
favor was at tin- fool 'et Oak Street,
where  it   was  suggested  that  a  wharf1
could  be  built   across  the  street   end.
and the  market buildings constructed
upon it.
In  e.rder  lee determine the suitability  e.f this  site.   Major  Leslie,  thc  cn-'
gineer-ln-chlef in connection with the
harbor work, will make an immediate .
inspection tee ascertain the depth 'if:
water, the size of the wharf that
could be constructed there, and other
particulars.
This information will be forwarded
to the council, the Dominion Govern-,
ment   having   appropriated   $5.*)00   fe.r
thc building "f tin- wharf em condition that a site is provided by the
municipality.
Chairman Abernethv of the N'e.rth
I* raser Harbeer Commission, suggested that the government engineer be
approached te. see whether this1;
amount could be used partly in the
construction 'ef thc wharf and partly
for thc erection of thc market building,
In  tin- discussion, it was explained
that  the  idea  ..f the   Heeard of Trade
was for the municipality to purchase
a site on tiie water front, upon which
a market building could be erected,
and that the wharf should be constructed there.
Il   was,   however,   pointed   'eut   that
the  municipality  had no funds  avail-!
able for that purpose, but that if tlle
produce     market     proved    successful!
this   larger   scheme   ceiuld   bc   carried,
out in  future.
It   was   considered  that  a  66-f<n>t|
wharf   would   be   epiite   large   enough
for  the  present.
Reeve    Churchill    then    mentioned
the  subject   of   the  present  municipal
wharf at Eburne.    He stated that this,
was used  chiefly  by  Japanese  fisher- j
men.   who   s.e   moored    their    boats i
around  it  that  it  was  impossible  for
any others tei get alongside. He asked;
the     commiskoners    whether     they
woulel  care  to assume  control  of  the
wharf,
The   cotnniisisoners.   however,   did I
not fall in with the suggestion, point-1
ing out that tbe wharf would first of;
all  have  t.e  be  placed  in  good  condition, and   that   a   man   weiuhl   have   t'i
In employed t" look after it fe.r which
they hail no funds.
The Bowser Controversy.
The Point Grey Gazette says
Tlle controversy uver the acquiring
e>f .i section of a road from ex-Reevi
Bowser is '.ne that requires extreme
caution in handling, not see much from
the complications that seem tu show
themselves mi tin- fact o tlu negotiations at present pending, but from
thc fact that the property i- owned
by ex-Reeve Bowser.
At the meeting .if the Point Grey
Council e.n Thursday night it was
referred t.. the Kerrisdale Ratepayers'
Association   for   their   consideration.
he findings nf the Kerrisdale Ratepayers' Association will be watched
with   extreme-   interest   ley   those   whee
follow tin- political moves eef the
council anel ihe various ratepayers'
associations.
The name Bowser is ,i- a reel Haste i a bull t'e g number ui people, and
it is with thi- knowledge that the
controversy will be- watched with
keenness and the findings Of the association considered.
In referring this question back tee
tiie local association the council are
placing before them the biggest
which thev have yet consid-
;iccount of its complexity.
luestu
���reel. ..
Shaving  Alfonso.
King Alfonso at nne time was;
fond of taking moteir trips incog. He
motored through a wild region of
Castile and put up with his modest
entourage at a more than modest inn.
"I am sure." be said, "that they won't
know me here." Well, tliey did neit
know him. They treated him like an
ordinary traveller. So much so, in
fact, that when he went to shave the
next morning he found there was no
mirror in his room. So he went down
into the inn yard in his shirt sleeves,
and there a pretty chambermaid
brought him a broken niece of mirror, which he set up beside the well,
and proceeded to lather cheeks and
chin. The girl stood chatting with
him. Finally she said in an odd voice:
"Vou arc not just ait ordinary traveller, are you?" "Why do you ask me
that?" asked the king. "I don't kmow,"
said the maid, "but there's something
about you���perhaps you belong to
the royal court in Madrid?" "Yes. I
do." he answered. "Perhaps you work
for the king himself?' "I do." "And
what do you do for him?" asked the
pretty chambermaid. "Oh. lots of
things." the king replied. "I'm shaving him just now."
WE ARE
Liberals
IN THE SEK^E OF GIVING
FULL AND
LIBERAL
VALUE FOR MONEY. WE
WORK ON THE SMALLEST
POSSIBLE MARGIN OF
PROFIT BECAUSE WE
KNOW PRICE IS THE
GREAT QUESTION ON
WHICH YOUR FINAL VER-
DICT WILL REST.
Frank Newton
��� FAMILY =
SHOE   STORE
82b   GRANVILLE  ST.
AND AT
CEDAR   COTTAGE
KENT & SON
SECONDHAND   STORE
Can  supply  your  needs at right
prices.
COLLINGWOOD EAST
(Right at  Station)
LITTLE MOUNTAIN HALL
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for oublic meetings,  dances,  etc., to  Let
Apply W. J. STOLLIDAY
34 32nd Avenue
JCS. H. BOWMAN
ARCHITECT
910-11    YORKSHIRE    BLDG.
SEYMOUR STREET
VANCOUVER
Anderson Market
The Family Butcher at
the Sanitary Shop
Try our mild cured Hams and
Bacons, machine sliced.
The place to get your Cooked
Hams and Jelly Tongue.
Don't forget we carry the finest
New Zealand Butter and Local
Eggs.
FOR  A   SQUARE   DEAL  AND
QUALITY, TRY
J. E. ANDERSON
Prop.
Tel. Fair 1634
4192 MAIN STREET
Hamilton Bros.
Embalmen and Funeral
Director*
Parlors and Chapel:
6271 FRASER STREET
Office Phone:   FRASER 19
Residence Phone:   FRASER 25
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GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914.
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"The truth at all  times firmly stands
And  shall   from   age to age endure.
B. C. MUST PLAY HER PART.
SURELY the- titanic war which today imperils thc
supremacy of liritainiia has eme great lesson to
teach British Columbians���if we are to be a useful
unit of empire we must in times of peace prepare for
war.
Great Britain has prepared for the breaking of the
war cloud by having her fleet manned and ready and
her army in good shape ami her barns filled with
stores and her banks with gold.
British Columbia, as a unit of the Empire, should
ii in a position to face an outbreak of var with oil in
the lamp.
Our position at the present moment is peculiar.
True, we have in Vancouver and throughout the
Province many regiments of men who are well armed
and prepared to defend our shores or to take the aggressive under the Union Jack on foreign shores. We
have many pieces of cannon and many arsenals and
drill halls, and we even have one battle cruiser on the
1 !gh seas.
But in thc event of a crisis arising locally���and
thank God such a contingency is very remote���British Columbia would find herself without rations within a fortnight.
Because we fall down on the production of food
stuffs.
Because we do not till our lands.
Because we have not been following in British
Columbia a far-sighted policy of development of our
natural resources.
Today, the Canadian-Australian line of steamers
and the Empress service are tied up by order of the
Admiralty.
This means that from New Zealand we can secure
no further supplies of mutton, beef, butter, cheese,
and so forth, for some weeks to come.
From the Orient, of course, we have only been importing eggs.
It is unfortunate that we have allowed British Columbia to become more or less a "Road Mouse of Empire."
To the Crown we cannot at any time lend any
greater service than the intelligent and aggressive
prosecution of the development of our lands and
natural resources. Our Vancouver regiments, ready
and willing to go to the front, are not essentially British Columbia regiments. The men in the ranks and
the officers are, for tlie most part, British-born, and
in sending these men to the flag we are but giving
back to Britain her own.
When this great war is over, we ih British Columbia will work more assiduously to bind the Empire
together by making British Columbia a staunch and
everlasting link. Mot only of our blood will we in
the future contribute to the support of the King, but
of ottr pastures and of our granaries and of our gold.
years of Conservative rule, according to the figures
issued by Hon. Dr. Roche, 1,489 Japanese were admitted to the Dominion, as compared with only 1,203
in the last three years that the Liberals held power
at Ottawa. In other words, the average number of
Japanese admitted under Borden has been 749 yearly,
as compared with a yearly average of 401 in the three
Liberal years following the completion of the arrangement with Japan.
Under Liberal rule, Hindu immigration was practically stopped. It was stopped as the result of conferences held with the Imperial authorities and the
British authorities in India by Hon. VV. L Mackenzie
King, then Deputy Minister of Labor, who acted as
a commissioner for the Laurier Government in dealing with the matt.r. It was checked so effectively
that in the last three years of Liberal rule���the years
following the conference���only twenty-one Hindus
entered the Dominion. Xor did any serious difficulties arise, such as have recently come in connection with Hindu immigration under Conservative administration of Canadian affairs.
'1 he Liberals greatly reduced Japanese and Chinese
immigration. Tliey practically stopped Hindu immigration and their methods created no situations of
Imperial peril. The Conservatives talked much in
'���'Misition of "Asiatic exclusion." l'ndcr Conservative administration, there is no "Asiatic exclusion."
()n the contrary, there have been large increases in
immigration from Japan and China and tbe Conservative method of dealing with attempted Hindu immigration has created a situation of grave Imperial danger.
Cost of Living, Unemployment and the Tariff
m
BY THE WAY
u
THE PARTIES AND ASIATICS.
IN ' ipposition, Sir Robert Borden and his associates
professed to be the staunchest foes of Oriental
immigration. They denounced the Liberal Government because even a few Orientals were allowed to
enter Canada. Tliey swept British Columbia on the
cry of "Asiatic exclusion" and by tiie Bid of a forged
telegram pledging exclusion. ()nce tliey gained power,
tnere came a remarkable change in their attitude and
in immigration conditions.
According to official figures given in a booklet
"issued by the direction of the lion. W. J. Roche,
Minister of the Interior," more ....uese entered Canada in the first two years of Borden rule than had
been admitted in the last eleven years of Liberal administration! Between the fiscal year 1900-01 and
the fiscal year 1910-11, both inclusive, 11,314 Chinese
were admitted to the Dominion, or an average of
1,029 per year. In the first two fiscal years of Conservative administration, the number of Chinese admitted to Canada was no less than 13,692, or an
average of 6,848 per year���six times as high an average as in the days of Laurier.
In 1908, an arrangement vvas completed by the
Laurier Cabinet with the Government of Japan for
controlling and curtailing the Japanese emigration to
Canada. The beneficial effects of that arrangement
were at once evident. Tn the first year that it was in
force, Japanese immigration showed a great reduction. It remained in force during the life of the Liberal Ministry and Japanese immigration was kept
at a low figure. It remained in force on the accession of the Borden Cabinet, but it lias not been 'used
with the same good, effect by the Conservative Government as bj Sir Wilfrid Laurier. In the first two
������ 'v.'
: ��* ������- '     :
YOU REMEMBER that atlas the book agent sold
you seven years ago when times were good? Well,
go to the attic and dig it up. Peruse it carefully,
then go flown the street and talk off-handedly about
uxembourg, the Baltic, Alsace-Lorraine, etc., etc.
"KEEP A THING for seven years and you'll find a
use for it."
* *   *
ONLY THE PACT that the Harbor Commission
has been held up in the work of widening and deepening the Xorth Arm, saves South Vancouver at this
moment from the peril of war.
* *   *
MR. JOSEPHS, the grocer at Twenty-seventh and
Main, though of German extraction, will remain loyal
to Britain during the hostilities.
* #   4
THE LATEST ADDITION to the British forces
should be a regiment of Vancouver labor men. This
unit might be recruited at Labor Temple. Col. Parm
Pettlpiece could lead. J. W. Wilkinson would mai :
a good major and McVety a good quarter-master.
Harry Neelands might make a good assistant-colonel,
and so on down the line. Farrington should be made
a surgint. There would be a good bunch from which
to pick other officers���John Place, Sam Atkinson,
"Shorty" Dennison, George Bartley, Metzger. John
Rankin, Sievertz, Kavanagh. W. R. Trotter. Harry
Cowan would make too good a target, am' his place
would be alongside the colonel, to aid in diplomatic
work.
4 4 4
IF HON, MR. BOWSER saw the great number of
babies at the inter-municipal picnic last Saturday, he
might have said: "Well, in twenty years time you
may get amalgamation of Greater Vancouver���when
those youngsters get a vote."
* *    #
TROUBLES NEVER COME SINGLY. The Hindus
were hardly on their way before Old Thor broke
loose.
* 4   4
THE PACT THAT door to door canvassers ar; becoming scarce is not due to the financial Stringency.
The public is merely getting "wise."
#44
WE   FORGOT  TO  ADD last  week that  the  users
of baby buggies wouhl also rejoice in the completion
of llie first section of the Main Street pavement.
* 4   #
MR. SAM ROBB, the veteran Vancouver journalist,
says that this war will raise the dickens with the price
of sausages and caviar.
* *   #
HAD THE KOMAGATA MARU remained with
us, her 352 ex-soldiers would have been several thousand miles nearer the firing line in the event of their
desire to ioin the flag.
4 4 ��
IT IS TRUSTED that because German capital is
behind thd Jingle Pot mine, that the product of that
pit will not loose favor in the eyes of the friends of
the striking miners wdio have received a fair deal
from the manager of that colliery.
* #   *
[* EVERY CITIZEN of South Vancouver would
arm himself with a good heavy creosoted block, we
could repulse a force of a million Germans.
* ��   ��
"FROM THE JUICES TO THc SWIM," says the
Vancouver Province in quoting Mr. Kipling. Consequently a loyal Englishman snorted the first two
words of the last line of the poem in which that line
is not found.
THE June issue of the Labor Gazette brings up
to date the people's argument against the Borden
Government's policy of tariff revision upwards. The
official figures of the Labor Department emphasize
tiie twin evils of increasing cost of living and unemployment, which the Government in its fascil legislation of last session accentuated rather than ameliorated. "Labor conditions generally during May, were
not as favorable as for the same period last year,"
says the Labor Gazpttc.
A few days ago the Department of Immigration
announced in reply to a deputation of some five hundred of Ottawa's unemployed who gathered before the
Government offices seeking aid, that steps would be
taken to deport, if necessary, the thousands of unemployed now seeking public charity in the cities.
In the same issue of the Labor Gazette the statistics
given as to the cost of living in Canada show equally
unsatisfactory conditions. The index number of the
Department, giving thc average wholesale prices on
272 commodities of general use, was 136.2 for the
month of May. In May of last year, it was 135.4.
lhe working man's weekly budget for food last year
averaged $7.34. In 1910, it averaged $6.95. For all
necessary expenses the average weeiuy budget of the
working man last year was $14,024. Jn 1910, it was
$12,792.
In the United States where fiscal revision downwards is now having its logical effect on the cost of
living, the index number of the Labor Department for
May last was 9.1394. In Great Britain for May it was
117.5 as compared with 122.4 in May last year. In
the United States there has been during the year a
reduction of about 5 per cent. In Great Britain there
has been a reduction of nearly 4 per cent.
In Canada alone has there been an increase. And
In Canada alone has there been an increase in the
tariff restrictions favoring monopoly and privilege at
the expense of the masses of consumers and producers.
The people of Canada may draw the moral.
t'HE FUTURE WELL-Biu.xv. of Canada depends
on the loyal acceptance by tlie people of the principles
vvhich aim at the profitable and scientific development
and conservation of her natural resources.���Earl
Grey.
4   4   *
ONLv A FEW YEARS have passed since it first
dawned upon a people who have revelled in plenty for
a century that the richest patrimony is not proof
against constant and careless waste; that a nation of
spenders must take thought for its morrow or come to
poverty.���James J. Hill.
4    4    #
FIIE TORONTO HOUSING COMPANY, having
prrctically completed its building plan originally laid
out for work within the city to supply homes for
workingmen, is now arranging to extend the scope of
its activities. Under the Housing Act of the Province
of Ontario, 1913, the City of -...'onto guaranteed the
bonds of the Housing Company, with a restriction that
the money be expended within the City of Toronto.
experience has, however, demonstrated that there is
a greater field of usefulness in the utilization of
cheaper lands outside of the city limits. 'Lhe I lousing Company believes that, by acquiring cheap lands
and leasing to the workman or home-builder, and
then either building or assisting him to build a home
for himself, under proper housing and "sanitary regit
lations, it will be able to do more to solve the housing
problem than by building within the city. In order
to permit this work to be carried on outside the city
limits, the Toronto City Council has consented to the
removal of the restriction on the field of operation
originally contained in the company's charter.
The Highgraders   Corner
For Summer Resort Hotclkeepers.
Toronto i,lobe.
A   Xew   York  paper  recommends  summer  resort
hotclkeepers to spend more money on fly screens and
less on literature.
' *   *   ��
Ditto Here.
Toronto .\ews
The Toronto Railway may consent to abolish running boards, but any attempt to force it to do away
with car straps will be fought to the bitter end.
*    #    #
Oily Alberta.
Victoria ...ues.
Any Allxrta town that uses water instead of oil
for sprinkling its streets this season is subject to a
charge of disloyalty to a promising provincial industry.
4   4   4
Spats lo Match Neckties.
Montreal   Daily   Mail.
Spats to match one's neckties arc now being worn
by all tiie leading "nuts" in  Xew York.    Doubtless
each one carries a cane, for self-defence against an
infuriated populace.
4    *    g
Rubber.
Chicago Record I lerald.
Antinoisc societies will be cheered by the picture of
a silent world drawn by Sir Henry I'.I.-ikc in presiding
at the recent rubber congress in London, lie looked
to see rubber take the place of hard materials, not only
for street paving, but for the floors of churches and
public and private buildings. Rubber-tired vehicles
and rubber-heeled pedestrians on a rubber pavement
would help, but what is the use if motor cars continue
tp bray offensively in the streets?
Billy Sunday and the Shekels.
Minneapolis Journal.
Ministers' salaries would be helped out a bit, if Billy
aimday would divide with the regulars.
4   4   4
The Fair Thing to Do.
Edmonton Journal.
An  automobile manufacturer has built a hospital,
which seems to be only the fair thing to do.
#    *   *
Calgary as St. Boniface's Rival.
Toronto Star.
At the rate wells are being drilled in the Calgary oil
belt it will soon be known as the "Holey City."
4   4*
Hot Weather Advice.
Duluth Herald.
C. W. ENRIGHT
F. E. WOODSIDE
,
Two jolly aldermen who helped  make  the  inter-municipal  picnic  a  success���During the excursion an act of
pieracy on the high seas was  committed, when an  al-
l derma n, aided by a South Vancouver    constable,    raided
In 1 ot weather people should drink plenty of water,  ^ pie department of the princess Royal and made way
take plenty of baths, eat little food, and lose no sleep, ���{��, rich loot.
ttmn*  ���"*��� SATURDAY, AUGUST 8,  1914.
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
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Week Commencing Monday Evening, August 10,1914
Messrs. Lawrence & Sandusky present the eminent English comedian
Mr. LAWRANCE D'ORSAY with
THE DEL. S. LAWRENCE
STOCK COMPANY
AND
MISS  MAUDE
LEONE
In  Somerset  Maughan's  brilliant  comedy
MRS.    DOT
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Matinees 25c Any Seat
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Empress Theatre.
The attraction for the second week
e>f Mr. D'Orsay's engagement will be
,     ,,   ��P"n8 English comedy, "Mrs.
Dot This brilliant and interesting
comedy, by one e,i England's fore-
ni'.st dramatist!, Somerset Maughan,
will give Mr. D'Orsay, in the character e.f James Blenkinsop, aneeiln-r
one  e,f the.se deliciously  liinny  heavy
British swell characters, in the delineation e.f which he is inimitable
The interesi. however, e.f the piece
i- ne.I confined entirely tu him���there
���ne- a number t,i ceWerly drawn char-
scteri, tin- leading female role being
"in- that might have been written,
ie.r Mi-. Mamie Leone, s.e well does
it miu her charming personality, ami.
all the letlu-r favorites ,,f t|u. com-
any  will  he unusually  well  placed.       '
varied fun fremi the -tart r<, the finish Blended with it will he some
clever .songs and 1I.11111-. James
Hrockman will next entertain with
character   seeiigs.     This   is   the   return
engagement feer Brockmsn, and last
year In- endeared hiniscll tee hundred-
e.f Pantages patrons.
Next  is  Wiliarel   Hutchinson  in  lhe
comedy sketch. "A Leap Year Leap."
Tin story is scout a young girl who
is in love with a fellow   wh.e is rather
slow   in   proposing,  wiih   thc  resultI
that the audience is trealed lo s,.unreal  comedy.
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Lawrence   D'Orsay   at   the   Empress
South Vancouver Milk company
Thoroughbred cows from the pleasant pastures ui the fraser Valley
supply the three hundred gallons of
pure milk �� hn n is sold daily to the
people "i Greater Vancouver by the
.-..mn  Vancouver  tail*  Cotnpanj
t ban the south \ ancouver Milk
Company there is no more painstak-
ith though he would prefer jusl we .mei progressive; business iirm in
that' because, on a moonlighi night,, �� uth Vancouver, len men are em-
Nell'ie Sellenger trapped him into ployed at ihe dairv where immacul-
proposing i" hcr- lateness  and   absolute   sanitariness
The story of the play is, briefly:
Mrs. Wormy, otherwise "Mrs. Dot;
is just thirty-live years old and a
wiiiuw. sslie is immensely rich, and
when her brewer husband died, all
the .strings of convention binding
about her were severed One sees
her at first angling for Gerald- Hal-
sialic, whom she cannot marry  forth-
However, Mrs. Dot, knowing men
as a rich brewer's widow should,
does not complain. On the contrary,
-in- asks Gerald and Nellie down to
icr charming place '.n ilu- Thames,
and there sees to it that her cub
nephew is thrown much into the 10-
j cietj "t the girl: the while she strives,
and not without the desired effect, to
mouse   lhe  active  jealousy   ol   Gerald
\ sssumihg !'��� be violently, nay des-|
perately in 1
As a climax, Btenkinsop assumei
really to feel the passion for Mrs
Dot that he proposes, whereupon ��hi
gives   in.
Birth  Notice.
On  Monday, August    , to Mr. and
"  -   '"   S.  McMillen,  ISradner, B.C.,
a  daughter,  Abbotsford   Private   Maternity Hume.
Mr. and Mrs. Aylott-Martin intend
to leave shortly tier Edmonton, Alta.
Mrs. Martin is the popular and efficient leader of the Collingwood East
Methodist choir.
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Mr. W. Kent and wife of Collingwood East have gone ou a fishing
trip up to Gambler Island.
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South Vancouver.  B. C.
Chief of Police P.raniwcH's report
for tiie month of July sheews that
$741.50 was collected by the police
department during the month. In
fines, $182.50; dog licenses. $177.50;
trade licenses, $354.50; pound fees.
$27. The cases dealt with in the police court numbered fifty. Complaints
investigated numbered seventy-eight
and twelve b-ad of cattle were impounded.
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Dr. Goostry reported to the police
this week that a little boy lost a finger on Sunday white playing with a
municipal dump wagon On Ferris
Road. The doctor suggested that the
wagons should be put out of action
w hen left standing where children
cev.tld play with tl cm.
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Mrs. Manning of 3.172 Xanainio
Road reported to the police this week
that on Saturday afternoon some one
entered her house ami stole a quantity of jewellery.
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Semth Vancouver Veiters' League
held a meeting at Kalenberg hall ou
Friday  evening.
* * *
Mr. Henry McAllister lias moved
inito his new home on Forty-sixth
Avenue.
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Mr. Harold Footill and family of
4506 Sophia Street, South Vancouver, have gone to White Rock. B. C,
for a  month's  vacation.
the  predominant  feature  "i  the surroundings.
All the milk sold uy this companj
is pasteurized and clarified, is handled in sterilized receptacles from the
time il leaves the udders of the Jerseys to the nun it is placed in a
sealed glass bottle at the door of fhe
consumer,
Leeeek    over    tlle    111. ��� IS! ll IV    tests    e.i
the milk  sold ...  Greatei   Vancouve.
with lames Blenkin- and you  will  be  surprised  probablj
.    t w.p .......    ....I n   to   Inn    that   ilu-   N.uth    Vancouver
sop. a gentleman of lu-r suite, and a
B I���� of a cynical well. ,he litti    Tins (act has been favoi
ably   mentioned   b)   Milk   Inspector
i-.cclcsioi.c  of  the   South   Vancouvei
Municipal   Hall.
Mr. P. .   Barker, the capable mana-
 ,  ���  ,  i ger of the company, who    may    In
j founel  at   the-   heael  office,  corner  oi
Pantages Theatre. I Twenty ninth     Avenue     and     Fraser
.'treet. declare- that the policy "I the
Music will be lo the bire at ran- concern is to show the same care and
tages for the coming week, according attention tee the wants of the new
to the announcement of programme customer as it is possible tee show
made by Manager Graham. It is not I to the oldest and best customers,
often that a local place of amusement I To purchase the daily milk and
has offered such a plentiful array of -cream supply freem the South Van-
musical acts and eif such wide var-j couver Milk Company is to ho. .s| ,-,
iety. From the opening tee the close South Vancouver business house and
there is music of some sort, so there j encourage the growth and dcvclop-
is assurance thai all tastes will be ment of the dairy industry in the
suited-. As everybody with the right Fraser Valley,
sort  of a soul  loves music  it is  eer-1- ������ ���  ������
tain  that  Pantages will be a popular
rendezvous feer amusement lovers.
The   Stanley   Seminary     Girls     will
start   off  the   fun   with    a    modern
'The Rev. G. C. F. Pringle of Knox
Church will be- absent from his pulpit  een  vacation during  the  last   three
The South Vancouver Builders'
Supply Company will add to the
business activity e.n Main Street by
the opening of a wood yard in connection with the coal business carried on from their office at the corner of Twenty-ninth Avenue and
Main  Street.
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Mr. Harry Woods and family. \\ allien Sireet. have gone to Howen
Island for a few weeks. Mrs Henderson joined thi-m the middle of the
week
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Ml-- l-'.va Kay has -'..ne te. Indian
River  for  a   week's  e amp
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Mr. P Quajs and (iril lleailie re-,
turned Sunday fnun Capilano. where
Ihey have been fishing fe.r the past
week.
. . .
Rev. J. R. Robertson on Vacation.!
During the absence eel Rev J. K.I
Robertson of Si David's Church on I
his month's vacation, the services of j
the church will be conducted by Rev
IC.    G     Re,lib.    Rev.    A     L    llilich   of
Westminster   Hall  and   Rev. J.  J.ehn-
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Dr.   VV,   I-    and   Mrs    McConkey,
with  family, motored  to  White   Rock
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Mr. VV. Hisscll. wife and family,
of 241 Iw cnt\-eighth Avenue F.ast,
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Games start week days, 4 p.m. Saturdays. I p.m.
start   off  the   fun   with    a    mode��� weeks ...  August anel the first week
musical   comedy   revue   entitled    Col-  0f   September.
lege   Capers."       In   this   nine   pretty * �� *
.-..emir   erirU   will   he   seen     in     some-     ti...      D. ...k.���*.,.-;.,���      .-i,..r..u.,c      ..."
inns ej-u-Is will be seen in some xhe Presbyterian
charming songs ami clever dances. goutj, Vancouver lia\
Thc music is woven round thc story
of some girls at Stanley's Seminary.
who arc always getting int.) scrapes.
Unlike most musical comedies there
is a nice plot mixed with the musical
score. The Fivur Solis Brothers will
next entertain nn their marimba. This
is a Mexican instrument with a beau- j v^.cs fn;s united effort on the part
tiful teme. Thc SeiHs Brothers will.0f tne sn-,a|l suburb churches to meel
render classical and popular music. | tnf requirements of the yeiung folk
and as they are Mexicans great for cxercjsc an,le play under proper
things can be imagined when they direction will meet with the general
play   e.n  their  native   instrument. approval.    Mr.  Smith entered  five  of
his Collingwood pupils in last Saturday's Caledonian sports and won
three second  prizes.
���hurches of
nicer have engaged thc
services of an expert in physical culture, Mr. Joseph Smith, to train the
young people of their congregations.
St David's, Knox Church. Collingwood East, Westminster. South Hill
and Cedar Cottage arc among those
who  have  engaged  Mr.   Smith's  ser
Harry Antrim and Betsy Vale will
be seen in "Filings of Fun." The act
is  just  what  it  is  termed,   for  it   is
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GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SA.URDAY, AUGUS.   X.  1914.
On the Fighting Line in Riel's Day
Iii   Rei
2���GABRIEL  DUMONi   AND  THE '85 OUTBREAK
R   (',   MacBetb, B \. Author of "The Making of Canadian West," etc.. and formerly Lieutenant No. I Co., Winnipeg Light Infantry
\t the close of our iii ��1 article ��<���
had reached the peiini where Riel,
coming ie> take up the case 'ei iln- dis*
I e.iitelltid    half  III i-ce[>    oil    llle    SoUtll
Saskatchewan  i"   LH85,  disciwered in la
Obariel   DumoiH   a  man   well  suited
foi   ihe   posi    'i   warpath   leadership
under liim.
Gabriel DlMlKMll is worth* eel .special  notice     .\s  nearly  as   liie  differ*
ciit   i IttioiM  'el  their  surroundings
ue,uld allow thc comparison, hc wan
a man of ihe type of Cronje and had
all Ihe courage and dogged tenacity
that distinguished thc remarkable
iloer. Hul Dumont was a noted man
amongst his nnn people year- before
the rebellion brought him prominently before the e.utsiile world. In lln.se
days .el prairie travel the place where
a river tvai crossed was as distinctive as a railway junction point il in
our tunc, and "Gabriel's Crossing"
eef the South Saskatchewan, called
after the noted frontiersmen, was
nne eif llie beat known points on the
long Mail bei ween Fori Garry and
Prince Albert. And before he fettled
there he had a wide reputation for
daring exploits in the freelance period eel the eebl prairies days. Broad-
ihouMered, de p-chestcd and powerfully built, accustomed from childhood lei the open-air life of thc great
plains, trained in all the love of adventure, possessed eif prodigious
muscular strength,, he had extraordinary influence over the primitive
people lo whom these things mean
much, because they are the conditions
of success iu their manner of life. A
daring ridn-r and a dead-sure shot,
he was always in lhe front in the
furious rush of the buffalo hunt and
when iu camp or by the council fire,
these qualities, with a great native
shrewdness eif mind, gave hint acknowledged leadership amongst the
native tribes and men of the half-
blood.
With such a fighter at his call. Riel
felt tha! he could commence hostilities and was keen-witted enough to
see that his best chance lay in sudden action. Making his headquarters
at Batoche, called after another well-
known plainsman, Kiel began by looting the stores of the Kerr Brothers
and others on March 18th, and putting the owners thereof under arrest.
���Major Crozier, a gallant officer of
the Mounted Police, in command of
a few men of that famous force at
Fort Carlton, not many miles away,
was keeping an eye on the situation,
though   very   few   thought   that   the
malcontents under Riel- would actually take up arms. But men who knew
Riel's previous record should have
taken no chances.    Crozier saw  that
trouble wai imminenl and called for
, liin i i - fi, on I'i ince Mini i. foi ty
.,e|.| nol. s awa) I'i nu. \lbert is
neeu a inn- citj. bul -il thai lune was
ng itraggling town on the banks
the   North    Saskatchewan.      No
place   iu   all   Canada   deserves     such
ii tabic    mention    in    connection
wilh    Ihe   rebellion    era.     The   town
was neat the heart <ef the disaffected
districts, surrounded by Indian reserves iii all directions^ and mercilessly exposed to attacks therefrom I
if the Indians should go on the warpath. Vet Prince Albert responded
tei Croaier'i appeal by lending forty
eif her best citizens and. when nine
of these were killed at Duck Lake.
the town sent thirty more. We do
not kno'v any other such record1 of
unselfish devotion to the cause of the
flag and  country.
Amongsl the volunteers who went
at the firsl call from Prince Albert
was Thomas McKay, a well-known
and influential resilient there, and a
man who, having spent all his life in
the West, knew- lhe natives and their
languages intimately. The McKay
family did distinguished loyalist service in thc rebellion time. James McKay, the present Government representative from Prince Albert and a
fcllow-studeent eef mine at the time,
went out from Winnipeg with the
90th. was at Fish Creek and Battoche
and. em account of his knowledge of
the country and the ways of the frontier, was specially employed by General Middleton as a courier and dispatch carrier. Still another brother.
George, a canon of the Church of
England, was alike chaplain and
scout al lhat time, when his services
in both capacities were highly desirable.
Crozier sent Thomas McKay and
MitcheM. a Duck Lake merchant, to
Batoche tee meet Riel and his council
and persuade them to disband.
But Riel raged like a madman and
cried oul: "McKay, you don't know
what we want. We want bloodll It
is blood we are after���it is a war of
extermination! There are two curses
in this country���the Government and
the Hudson's Bay Company, and we
are going to drive them out! We
want  blood!"
Por a time it looked as if McKay's
life would be taken, but the councillors all knew him, and finally he and
Mitchell were alowcd to go. Next
day McKay antl Mitchel wcre sent
out by Crozier again lo meet two
of Riel's men, N'olin and Maxine Lepine (a brother of Ambroise) feer a
parley. McKay toltl them they musl
disband and give up their leaders,
but  in  reply  they  said  that  Riel  de
manded Crozier's lurrender. McKay
answered ihat this could not be considered al all. ami si, ilie- parley cilel-
eil and tlle flag-of-truce men returned
io iheir respective quarters.
lu connection with ihis parley. It is
worth    while   lo   refer   lee   a    matter
which   indicates   what   a   strange   ami
erratic type of man  Riel was.    When
McKay   teehl   N'olin   thai   Major   Crozier   would   not   surrender   and   that
there was no use discussing Ihe epics-
tion.  Nolin saitl lhat he had a  letter
[which   he   was   told   te,   hand   tei   Mc-
i Kay.  but   that  it   would  be of no use
I now if Crozier was nol to surrender.
This   Idler   was   aflerwards   found in
| Riel's   council   room   al   Batoche   and
'is  iu   ihe    following    extraordinary
��� form:
Sl.
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21,   1KX5.
Antoine
To  Majeir Crozier.
Commander of the   Peilice  at
Forts  Carlton  and  Battlcford.
Majeer���The councillors of the Provisional Government oi Saskatchewan have the honor tee communicate
to you the following conditions of
surrender: You will he required to
give     up    completely    the     situation
which    the    Canadian    Government
placed you in at Carlton and Battle-
ford, teegether with all Government
properties.
In case of acceptances, you and
your men will be set irce on your
parole of hemor to keep the peace.
And those who choose lo leave the
country will bc furnished with learns
and provisions to reach (ju'Appelle.
In case of non-acccptancc. we in���
le'nd tei attack you when tomorrow,
Ihe Lortl's Day, is over and to commence without delay a war of extermination upon those who have shown
themselves   hostile   to   our   rights.
Messrs. Charles Nolin and Maxine
Lepine are the gentlemen with whom
you will have to treat.
Major, we respect you. Let the
cause of hunnianity be a consolation
to you for the reverses with the governmental misconduct has brought
upon you.
LOUIS  DAVID  REIL.
Exovede.
And on the other side of thc paper
the  following was  written:
To Messrs. Charles Nolin and Maxine
Lepine.
Gentlemen���If Major Crozier accedes to tlu* condition of surrender,
let hinn use the following formula and
no other: "Because I love my neighbor as myself, for the sake of God.
and to prevent bloodshed, and principally the war of extermination
which threatens the country,  I  agree
| to the above conditions of s.irrcnd.-r.
'If the Majoi writes this formula an;
sign- it. inform him thai we will re
eene linn and his men Monday
Yours,
I.oris I) iVID RIEL
bxovede.
The   "provisional   governmenl   'ei
Saskatchewan" iee which  Rid refers
in   the  letter   is.  eef  course,   the   rebel
Igovernmenl   he  hail  constituted, and
the "councillors" meant the group of
J plainsmen   he   had   called   lo   be   his
i advisers     Most of them  were known
to me from  my childhood, and none
of them ordinarily  could  bc regarded
as   men   of  lawless   character.     Some
of  them   were   held   in   high   personal
regard  bv  all  who knew  them.     Hul
Ihey   were  as  a  group   wholly  illiterate   and   ignorant   men   in   regard   to
matters e'f government,    'ihe  letter
to Crozier was certainly a cool document for a rebel to propose to send
to a man of Crozier's well-known
courage, even though be had- onl/ a
small force of police and citizens under his command. One can well understand that he would have paid
little attention to it; but it serves to
illustrate what a peculiarly puzzling
untie remarkable character the rebel
chief was. Despite the evidence of
alienists on ooth sides, those who
knew Riel best are still perplexed in
regard  to his mental equilibrium.
Crozier did not know then what a
solemn surrender formula the rebel
chief had expected him to sign, but
he did know that Riel meant business and that he had evidently secured a remarkable degree of control
over his following. The fact that
N'olin, one of a well-known family of
respected type, and Maxine Lepine,
who had been a member of the Lcg-
' islature of Manitoba, could bring
themselves to believe that the Canadian Government (ould be frightened; or bluffed into getting out of
the country, shows how completely
Riel had his followers in the hollow
of his hand.
The day after this extraordinary interview, Crozier, having sent word
to Col. Irvine, his superior officer,
that reinforcements would be required, sent out a few men and teams
to bring in certain stores that were
at Duck Lake belonging to Mitchell.
They were met by some half-breeds
and Indians undier Dumont and
Beardy,   a   Cre  chief,   whose   reserve
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was neai-hy. All altercation arose,
so that only for Thomas McKay, who
had great influence on both sides,
there would have been blood shed
then. The men returned to Fort
Carlton and reported, whereupon
Crozier, again ending word to Col.
Irvine, whom McKay had met near
Prince Albert, decided to take his 100
men and move oul to support the
teams and bring in  lhe stores.
This move on tlu -j.-ert of Crozier
has been discussed from that day to
this and i. �����..', nu ie or less of a riddle. Why did he not wait for junction of forces with Irvine, who was
only a day distant with 100 more
men? Was Crozier anxious to have
the soldierly distinction of nipping
the rebellion in the bud without help?
Did he underestimate the strength
of the enemy and their equipment,
as in later years was the case with
Buller in the Boer War? Or did he
expect that the well-known prestige
of the Mounted Police, 800 of whom
had patrolled half a continent for
years and kept the peace amongst
.(0,000 Indians, would overawe the
rebels? Questions like these have
always been asked, but they
unanswered by mere bum
ity. Can we not say, as But!
in his great biography of Gordon of
Khartoum, that He who is Sovereign
Director of the universe can work
out His will as well by what we call
���the mistakes of men as by the
.strength of archangels? If the battle
of Duck Lake had not been fought
when it was, the country might have
Numbered on in ignorance of the
fact that danger was imminent. If
the seditious work of Riel had gonec
on undisclosed amongst the Indians,
there might have come a general
simultaneous uprising that would
have let loose thousands of savages
on unprotected settlements, ami the
set|iiel would have dwarfed the Simix
massacres  in  the  Western  States.
In short, the battle of Duck Lake
was the ringing of the fire bell which
told thc whole of Canada that the
West was ablaze with rebellion. It
was a big price to pav for our failure
to understand what had been going
on; but if the bell had not rung then,
the fire would have smoldered and
gained a headway which would have
meant years  of bloodshed  to  arrest.
And Duck Lake was on this wise.
Crozier went out with the teams and
100 mounted men, taking also a
seven-poundier gun. A few miles
from Duck Lake the rebel forces
met them under Dumont and Chief
Beardy. There was some parley under a flag of truee carried by the
rebels, but Crozier feared treachery,
aiS the Indians and half-breeds seemed to be gradually surrounding his
men. Then in a scuffle between an
Indian and one of Crozier's men a
rifle was discharged and the firing
became general. Crozier ordered the
men with the seven-pounder te> action, Inn In- was in the line of fire
and thev withheld the shell, though
he reprimanded them afia-w;inls for
saving his life instead of obeying orders. Thc rebels hail the advantage
of the situation, and. wilh a loss of
six killed and a few founded, they
killed nine of tlle Prince Albert volunteers, three policemen and wounded twenty-five more. Crozier saw
that the position was untenable and
ordered his men to retire, which they
did in good ordier, reaching Kiwi
Carlton   late   in   the   afternoon.     An
hour afterwards Irvine arrived at the
fort w ith ICO ,n luntcd '������������ n
Foi    'i tat  not   nDrth  de
fending ami. indeed, ��;i> badly situated, as it was commanded by hills
on twee sides All areeiiud the district
were Indian reserves and Ihe rebels,
flushed with their success at Duck
Lake, might easily get them all on
thc warpath. So Col. Irvine decided
to evacuate tbe fort and go to Prince
Albert, which had a large population,
but was neiw wholly defenceless in
lhe midst eef the disaffected area. He
reached Prince Albert on March 2H
and remained there till the close of
the  rebellion.
For this apparent inaction, the
Mounted Police were criticised by
ignorant armchair fault finders. But
Irvine had to obey orders, and the
orders were based upon a knowledge
of the situation. Had the police been
withdrawn from this locality, the
rebels and their allies might have
swooped down upon the inhabitants
at any moment. Anyone who knows
the character of the Indian, who has
risen up and got a taste of victory,
understands the lengths to which
they might go iu a community largely
composed of women and children.
Fortunately, the conduct of the
Mounted Police all over the field
during that troublesome time, as well
as at all times before and after, has
been of such a uniformly high and
devoted order that they stand out in
the verdict of history as one of the
finest body of men  in  tlle  world.
It is not generally known that
Gabriel Dumont was wounded at the
battle of Duck Lake. This was told
me some time afterwards by Mr.
Roger Gotilct. one of thc Government
Commissioners appointed at the rebellion outbreak to settle thc lantl
claims of thc malcontents. Goulet
was a highly respected and efficient
surveyor in Hudson's Bay Cwnpany
days and knew all the men of that
time intimately. "When Gabriel
came before me," be said, "after the
rebellion to make an affitlavit, he had
to remove his hat. and 1 saw a furrow
had been plowed along the lop of his
hemselves to believe that the
head. He told mc that it had been
done by a bullet at Duck Lake, which
had felled him stunned to the ground.
It was a close call."
Antl Goulct added that hc thought
this bullet had checked Dunioitnt's
aggressiveness somewhat or the rebellion might have been more difficult to suppress. I confess I cannot
see much evidence for that view, but
rather think that the wound made
Dumont a little more determined1.
From one who was wilh him I learned af'terwards that, but for Riel's objection, he wemld have led a midnight
rush on Middleton's camp the night
before the Fish Creek fight. Those
of us who silent manv nights in such
camps that summer know what that
might have meant. A midnight rush
from the plainsmen who knew the
ground and knew how to stampede
the horses anil mules and thus produce "confusion worse confounded,"
might have led almost lo tiie annihilation of the column. And the desire to do it shows Dumont as botfi
a fighter and a strateuiset of no mean
ability. Tbe success at Duck Lake
bad aroused Imth his ardor antl his
spirit  of  revenge.
And in our next article we shall
note the resultant effects of that distressing field.
Fun and Frolic
In Hiding
"Hips are  coming in  again."
"Hurray!    Now  mother  can  come
back  from   Europe."���Judge.
t ��� *
A Late start.
Aunt���Why,  Tommy,  wben   I   was
your age a lie never passed my lips.
Tommy���When     did     you    begin,
auntie?���Roston   Transcript.
* * *
Strength.
Dr. Lvnian  Abbott, the anti-suffra-
erist.  said   at   an   anti-suffrage   tea   in
N'ew  York:
"They call women the weaker sex.
Vet I have known more than one
woman' to bend a man's will during
his life and break it after his death."
���Washington  Star.
le   *   +
Good at  Figures.
Sammy was nol prone to overexertion in iln- class room; therefore
his mother ��;���- both sn j Is 'I antl
delighted   when   be   can n      one
noon wiih lie.' :ie-,ii unccmcnt, "1 got
Hid this morning."
"Thai's lovely. Sammy'" exclaimed his proud mother, ami she kissed
him   tenderly.     "What   was   il   in?"
"Fifty in reading and fifty in 'rith-
mctic."���The   Multitude.
Logical.
Enthusiastic   Professor   of   Physics
discussing the organic and  inorganic
kingdoms���Xow, if I shut my eyes���
so���and drop my head���so���and
should not move, you would say I
was a clod. Hut I move, I leap, I
run;  then  what  do you  call me?
Voice from the rear���A clod-hopper!���Til-Bits.
* * *
A Memorable Occasion.
Reynold Wolf tells this one of
Nora   Hayes:
Oflce Miss Baycs was appearing in
a breaktist scene where eggs were
being served, and a child sitting in
a box made manifest his interest ill
the food. Stepping down to the footlights she tendered the youngster an
egg. but his mother drew back her
child with a sign of annoy aivce.
"Vou should let t'he young man
take it." said Miss Bates quietly. "It
is unique for eggs to be passed from
this side of the footlights."���Green
Book  Magazine.
* * *
Far Worse.
Hokus���It must be a terrible thing
for an opera singer to realize he is
losing his voice.
Pokus���It's more terrible when he
doesn't realize it.���Judge.
* ��� *
Complacent.
Mrs. Exe���How does your cook
take it when you go into thc kitchen
and  tell  her  how  to  do things?"
Mrs. Wye���Oh. she doesn't mind���
Boston Transcript.
* ��� *
A Weighty Reason.
Thc old gentleman's wife was getting into a carriage, and he neglected
to assist her.
"You are not so gallant, John, as
when you wcre a boy," she exclaimed,
in gentle rebuke.
"No," was his ready response, "and
you are not so buoyant as when you
were  a  gal!"���Sacred  Heart  Review.
He    *    *
A Horse Laugh.
Motorist (blocked by load of hay)
���I say, there, pull out and let me by.
Farmer���Oh, 1 dunno ez I'm in any
hurry to let that other fellow's carriage get  past.
Motorist (angrily)���You seemed
in a hurry to let that other fellow's
carriage get past.
Farmer���That's cause his horse
wuz eatin' my hay. There hain't no
longer in. danger o1 yew eatin it, I
reck.ui���Springfield   Republican.
* e��    ��
Straws.
Latest changes in post offices,
from the official guide:
Established:       Woodrow     (Col.),
Wood-row  (Utah), Woodrow (N.M.),
Woodrow   (Neb.),   Woodrow   (N.C.),
Woodrow   (Fla.),  Woodrow  (Mont.),
Woodrow   (Ore).   Woodrow   (Tex.)
Samville (Fla.) name changed to
Woodrow,
Fremont (Idaho), changed to
Woodrow.
Taft  (N,  C.)i discontinued.
Taft  t N.  D.), discontinued.
Tariffville  (Tenn). discontinued.
Bryan (N. M). discontinued,
Theodore   (Ky.),   discontinued
Wilson   (Col.),   discontinued���New
York  Evening Sun.
* * *
Mebbe.
There was a certain bishop who
had a pleasant habit of chatting with
anybody he might meet during his
country walks. One dr.y he came
acreiss a lad who was looking after
some pigs by the roadside, and the
bishop paused to ask him what he
was doing, that being his usual opening to conversation.
"Moindin' swine," the lad replied,
stolidly.
The bishop nodded his head
thoughtfully.
"Ah, is that so?" he commented.
"And how much do you earn a
week?"
"Two shillin's," was  the reply.
"Only two shillings?" remarked
the bishop. Then he continued, pleasantly. "I, too, am a shepherd, but I
get more than two shillings."
The lad looked at him suspiciously
for a  minute, then  he  said, slowly:
"Mebbe you gets more swoine nor
me  to  moind."���Tit-Bits.
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ST. DAVID'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
HISTORICAL SKETCH  OF THE CONGREGATION
FOR
S;    David's Church  was lie.rn ovi
three ii    a   private   houi
t. St   11
Ill'le   ll
I
St.  David's  Presbyterian  Church.
FIRST CLASS WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS H. G. BROWN, Prop.
and the firsl board of managers was
en   ine-iii-
hei        '        i. I n (1        ii. a stu-
eiini   ol    .. Hall,   was  ap-
poiuti ii   to  i. ���'���  --I   iln   field.
Mr.   t.n-       i ned    n   charge    foi
., yeai .me. a half, d ling faithful
i , angelistic  work.
The iirsi communion service was
held "ii Sunday, July 9, 1911, con-
I ducted by Rev. Pro(, Taylor of Westminster Hall, ana assisted by two
elders fneiii Westminster Church
There wcre twenty-eight communicants present, including minister.
missionary and visiting elders. During iln- summer of 1911, not onlj
were services and Sunday School
wmk carried on, but preparations
were   maele  feer  a  church  building.
The opening of the new church was
held em Sundaj, Octobei 8, the open
in.-   servie es  being    ondu ted  in   ilie
in ii ning   bj Di     Pidgt on   and
in the evening by Rev. D Logan
I i, . ne ��� chin s now the central
poi tion of llie t Iui cli, as se en in the
picture. i ei. lirsl si .lion, with gallery, was added in lu12, and the rear
section, with vestry, choir and ladies'
room, was added in 1913. The church
is located near the corner of Bodwell
Road iThirty-fourth Avenue East)
and H indsor Sine!, and the sin- t om
,,,,- ng two lots ev.i- the generous
free gifl ol   Mi.  David Gray.
At  the firsl annual me etine in January   19,  1912, loui   i e elect
li  a   I          'I hese   were-:
,.,                                         Geo.   Ellis,
ii              n and                         ��� '���  wlm
were  d   I)       ���' !      K'      '"'"���   "
. , 25 Sim ������ then
ted, > it .
Al. Latin . .,.,- inidiay,
V, ii. Carman and A. MacGillivray.
Thus there is a session of nine members, with Mrs. Jim. McMillan as
clerk and Mr. Roger Robson a> repre-
sentative elder, and the minister is
proud to know that all Ius elders
are active workers in the church.
|���   Oct..ber,   1912,   St.   David's   rose
to the standing of an augmented congregation, and immediately took steps
to call a minister. In December a
unanimous  call  was   given   te.  their
presenl minister, then pastor ol St.
Andrew's Church, Nanaimo, who accepted the call and was inducted January 31, 1913. Mr. Robertson, with
his family, were given a very cordial
reception, and the good work ol St
I lai id's has oeen continued, with the
|0ya| suporl of all departments ol thi
church.
Tin- congregation is well organize d
li  ���'������   session     ol
1
agers        I
|a,    i ,. di       :-   i and   trcn
i,
i : i ��� i  M r s. I)
Graj v     '
! lhe life nl
tin  church
li  ,
-
Mrs.   Henley,   trei    ;    r,   and   also   a
charge, viz.. Air. Jas. . Patterson,
|i i suit 111; Mr. \\ R. \\ ailing, lirst
lice-president; Air. 1). S. .Milligan.
second vice-president; Mr. A. I'unlv.
secretary, and .Mr. ,\. II. Carman,
treasurer. This athletic asstKiation
lias already organized a football team,
with Air David Adamson, captain;
Colin  Crawford,  secretary,  and   Eric
[Carman, treasurer, and tins voung
team will likely se.on be beard from.
The  athletic  association   is  planning
|to give special attention t" lhe life
of the young people,
Tin- Sunday School, with Mr. \V
R. Walling as superintendent, .Mis-.
R<.-- assistant superintendent, and
Mrs, Robson, secretary-treasurer, has
a membership of three hundred, with
a present average attendance "I about
two hundred. The "Excelsior" Bible
Class has a charter membership of
over thirty, which is taught by the
pastor, i he Bible Class is organized
with Mr. Melville Tanner as president, Air. Jin.. Kirkland vice-president, David Adamson secretary, and
Mi--- L. Lee treasurer. There is also
a large cradle roll .'f about one hundred and fortj babv members, This
wnrk i< under the very careful super-
intendency uf Ah- S. A. Down, The
choir of about twenty members is
entirely voluntary and give- good
prais sen ice undt r the leadership of
Mr.  I). S.  Milligan as organist. There
-|.e e-l    le
Irel    d
u
Ah
Rev. J.  R.  Robertson.  B..... b.D.
I so ti hnir I
.
vlr    W.
i'.   U ill
ant i
��� 215    Tin
T.e ri in
Vvenui
ser   Slreel.     It  is I
iection, with
III I  h'l     Hi':.
Bicgraphical  Sketch  cf  the  Minister.
M ���    I-'��� 1 i i ---in   u.i-   born    in    iln
raised
irie | -i   A!
��� mit t   pro-
H itish  Columbia     \\ hen a
municanl  membe ��� ���-,,
i Inn. h   ;ei   the   age  of   ���
��� it i
the   mil istrj      \t   the
to Manit 4>s
ten
. I ' liege,
ccasi ns vt inmi it i>n/tis
and schokrshi] -. \i
tw e nn -i ne he began |
the mission iie-lil. .oul fm ii i ��� ., i ear
was the youngest preacher in the
college Hi- had to preach his i"ir-1
-tnin ,ii at the little home church in
the presi nee of his father and mother,
hii brothers and companie ns, and to
their credit, il is said, "they did not
poke um al him." During hi- college war- he served "ii mission fields
in Manitoba. Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Air. Robert-.n won bis B. A. degree- in 1897, graduating from Manitoba University with the "big class"
���the largest class that ever gradu-
anel from Manitoba College. In
theology he to.ek two terms in Manitoba College and one in Knox College. Tor.,nte.. taking twee years' weirk
in eene. and graduating in the autumn
of 1899. In the year 1906 the Senate
of Manitoba College granted to him
iln- degree of B. D., which bad taken
nearly five years ,,f extra mural
study
Since leaving College, Air Robertson has spent all bis ministry in
British Columbia. His first charge
was Knox Church. Grand Porks.
where he stayed six years, lie wa-
ihen called to Kimx Church, Revelstoke, where he remained for four
years. He ihen accepted a call to St.
Andrew'- Church, Nanaimo. where
he remained for three year- and three
meeiitbs. On the calf'if Pt. David's
Church, South Vancouver, he accepted his present charge anil was inducted e,n Friday, January i\, 1912.
Hi- has thus served in pastorates in
each of the Presbyteries of thc Synod
of B. C. and counting the two years
that he -pent as student missionary
he lias given seventeen year- of his
life to thc ministry in British Columbia. During those years hc has had
several invitations to churches elsewhere, but he has chosen to remain
in   bis  ad'iptcd  [ire.vince.
In 1901 Mr. Robertson married
Mi-s Christina Muir. the youngest
daughter of Mr. and Mr-. Robt. Muir
.i Sooke, B. C.���one of the pie nicer
families of Vancouver Island. There-
are three children in the family, one
born ill Grand- I'orks. one in Revel-
steekc and one in Nanaimo. Their delightful home is in the new St.
David's manse at X27 Thirty-fourth
Avenue    Last    l Bodwell    Road.)
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ESTIMATES  GIVEN
A Day When the Loser Wins.
Should tlie particular tide of reform that lias welled up in thc little
town of Carmen, Oklahoma, sweep
over the whole country, many arc
the thousands that will have good
cause ie. bless the name of this hitherto unknown hamlet, For this flood
brink's with it a priceless jelsain in
the shape of once-cherished posscss-
i. ns that have been long 1 jved and
li -t. In brief, Carmen has originated
anel nli .rated "Take-It-Back Day"���
one day in the year when each citizen shall make restitution to his
neighbor of whatever he ha- borrowed in the past. Tin- immensity of
this conception stuns the reader.
Imagine what it might mean to have
..in- elay in the year, when without
discourtesy, one might ngb.tiully dc-
uianil that lioeek. thoae umbrellas.
that V or X, oi ��i rse. which, be-
.iii-e- "Take-It-Back Day" had not
v.i been invented .,11��I was regarded
as belonging in the same class with
perpetual motion anel the millennium, were long ago charged to pro-
it and loss! The news account nf
this great daj is disappointingly brief,
i.in. a- the Kansas City Journal remarks
Enough   i-   told   t-'   make-   it   clear
i       Ii Bat k Day" �� as an un-
,    . -��       Those   who   re-
les   gi udginglj
       ealcd their chagrin
ng   -  reed  to "gi\ e  up,"  ��hile
those �� ho goi bat k stiwar,
floui  lemon-squeezers, rakes, feather-
beds, and sah which they had loaned
long months before waa unconfined.
The dispatches are significantly silent
as tee whether any umbrellas were re-
sinriil to tii eir rightful owrers. Perhaps that would be asking too much
for lhe first ye-ar. or perhaps thr
omission is a skilful allusion by implication ,,r common knowledge ol
human nature to the fact that umbrella; arc appropriated rather than
borrowed. Be that a- it may, however, the fundamental idea of "Take-
It-Back Day" is an excellent eme, and
; Carmen deserves all the celebrity
which it has acquired. There are
limitless possibilities to the scheme,
and in time even those who tell fibs
on their neighbors may be induced
te.   take   ihcm  back.
And upe.n the text of "Take-It-
Back" the Grand Rapids Press reads
an  everyday  sermonette:
It' you have in your possession a
book for which the owner has been
htiniing high and low, lake it back.
If your neighbor's lawn mower reposes in your wood shed, lake it back.
If in ,i moment of forgetfulness you
heatedly told your rival what you
lb.night of him, go te. him and tell
him, man to man, that you did not
mean a word of it. If you owe any
citizen ten dollars, take it back, even
tlneiigli the debt be outlawed. And
last, but not least, if you have been
nourishing a grudge against any man,
."���.man  or  child in  that  community,
| take ihat grudge back and join hands
with lhe other party in a dance over
its  grave.
Mow-  that  for an  idea?     Honestly
| carried .'tit. would il not add a cubit
to the civic stature? And if here and
there a die-hard were discovered who
cherished  his antagonisms overmuch,
| would  not   partial   success  in  such  a
| programme make any town more livable?
The lust tiling about this idea is
that .ne -iced not wait for a second
to    the    motion.        Today���without
, further delay���we can go the rounds
taking things back ��� deeds, words.
possessions,   hatreds,  jealousies,   and
j envies. Life is too short, existence
too precarious, and individual differences too -light te, warrant thc assumption that there is nothing to ar-
I titrate    between    himself    and    his
! neighbor. And neighbor is a mighty
Comprehensive term, it can be
stretched to include all humanity.
A Useful Page.
"Ambassador Page, like nie.st mar-
ried novelists, treats married life in
In- books from the inside, aa ii were,"
a \\ ashingloti �� niiian saffl o-e lur return fi -in  Ri .in--
\i .i len Alt and Mi - Page had ���
ludicrous argument a\. < srnnething
or other, and when theii misunderstanding was satisfactorily cleared up
Mi    Page  laughed ami saiil:
is seems like a chapter that
has slipped e.m of a novel, doesn't
ii '-'
"'It seems,' Airs. Pane retorted,
'more like a chapter that will -lip inio
one '      -Be -i"ii    Advertiser.
During  the Year  1914 every Public  School in  South
Vancouver will be heated by
"JINGLE POT" COAL
Why?     Echo answers-"QUALITY"
wm~   WE SELL IT   1*
COAST LUMBER & FUEL CO., LIMITED
Yard No. 1���Cor. Bodwell Road and Ontario St.
Phone:   Fraaer 41
Yard No. 2���3612 Victoria Road, Cor. 20th Ave.
Phone: Highland 226 EIGHT
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, AUGUSi' 8, 1914.
"England this day Expects
every man to do his duty"
South Vancouver Takes New Heart
Building Returns for July Indicate
Fifty-four Building Permits Issued Calling for Expenditure of
Nearly $50,000 ,   u
The record for building in South
Vancouver during the past twelve
months was well up to the mark in
July, when returns made fremi liuild-
ing Inspector Hubbard's office show
that over $5<),<XK) was spent in the
municipality last month on buildings,
chiefly residential.
These new  structures    are    pretty
well sprinkled over the entire area
eif the municipality. The heights overlooking the Fraser is being selected
chiefly as a site for the new structures. Here many substantial homes
are being built.
In all, fifty-four houses are being
built, these being for the most part
for newcomers to the district.
STRONG   PROTEST   IS    REGISTERED  AGAINST  PRICES
OF FOODSTUFFS
Burnaby Ratepayers Pass Resolution
Appealing to  Premier Borden
on Matter.
YON ROBSON LASSIE TRIPS TO
REEL O' TULLOCHGORUM
Wins Several First Prizes, Thus
Showing That the Daughters of
South Vancouver Lead in Grace
and Beauty.
At the Caledonian games Saturday
last, Miss Bella Robson, daughter of
Mr. R. M. Robson, the well-known
Main Street man, won two first
prizes  for   Highland  dancing.
Miss Robson went in the class for
amateurs under ten years of age and
won first for the Highland Fling and
first   for   lhe   Sword   Dance.
Arthur Robson, her brother, won
first prize for being tiie best dressed
Highland lad  on  the grounds.
The Risbson children, the offspring of very enthusiastic Highland
Scotch-Canadian parents, made a
splendid shotting at thc Caledonian
sports.
due measures to cause it to be formally recognized as the flag of Canada,
and lhat a copy of this resolution be
sent to the next convention of the
B. C. Union of Municipalities, tor endorsement."
The above resolution was unanimously passed at the meeting of the
Xorth Cowichan Council. The resolution was the outcome of the discussion on what flag should be
bought for the municipality. It vvas
arranged   to  buy  a  Union Jack.
Central Park Team.
Central Park play Cedar Cottage
Saturday, August 8th, at Central
Park, at 230 p.m. The Central Park
team. M. Radfeerth (capt.), J. Jones,
C. Draper, vV. B. Dear, J. H. White.
R. R. Brown, C. Jack, G. Umpleby,
W. Jones, T. I'arker, D. Reiss; reserves, R. Walker, W. White, N.
Ross.
Cowichan   Councillors   Ask   Distinc
tive Flag.
Duncan.  Aug.  4.���"Thai   the  coun
cil, through "in Dominion ropresen
tative, urge upon tiie Canadian Gov
eminent the desirability of adopting
a   distinctive   Canadian   flag   in   the
tame manner as the Commonwealth
ol Australia, the Union of Seiuth  Af-
ri'-i and  the  Dominion  of New  Zealand have their distinctive flags; and
lli.il.  after  an  approved    design     has
been   selected,   the  government   take
Meeting in the Park.
'I'he Ladies' Aitl Society of the
Mountain View Methodist Church
inaugurated a novel idea by holding
their annual meeting in Stanley I'ark,
away from the close and warm rooms.
The attendance was very large. After
a short session, with the president,
Mrs. R. F. Miller of 4425 Quebec St.
in the chair, it dissolved into a picnic
party, when a very enjoyable time
was spent, refreshments being served
and their friends invited. This society has been a strong factor in the
church work and have accomplished
a great tleal in thc past, and with the
hearty and loyal support which we
arc assured will be given the new
president, this will be a banner year,
 ��� ^ ���	
The Rev. J. \V'. Davidson and family of lhe .Mountain View Methodist
Church have returned from a two
weeks' vacation, which was spent at
Victoria, where they enjoyed themselves to the full extent. Mr. David-
ion is quite enamoured with Victoria  as a  home city.    The  streets
and' boulevards are nicely kept, but
there is no place like Vancouver
when all is said and done.
Prices of foodstuffs in Canada have
gone up already, antl it is said they
will go still higher. The fact has
been noticed in a public way by the
action of the ratepayers of Burnaby
who have sent to Sir Robert Borden
a copy of a resolution which it
passetl on Tuesday night, protesting
against tbe sudden jump iu prices.
The price of flour and sugar went
to a higher mark yesterday. The
Burnaby resolution  is as follows:
"In view of the present Empire
crisis ami the late stringency through
which Canada has passed, and is
passing, this, the Central Ratepayers'
executive of tiie district of Hurnaby,
B. C learns with alarm, the sudden
jump in prices for the necessaries
of life, such as sugar, flour, etc.,
which must further reduce the sustenance of life to many British Columbia homes, this executive appeals
to the Right Hon. Sir R. L. Borden,
K. Ci and his government to take
such steps as In the wisdom of the
Government may be deemed advisable, lee restrain the greed of such
interests responsible for such like
unwarranted  increases."
The secretary was instructed to
forward copies of the resolution to
the Right Hon. Sir R. L. Borden,
Lieut.-Col. J. I). Taylor, M. P.. the
municipal council of Burnaby. B, C,
lei the Central Ratepayers' executive
of the City of Vancouvei- and districts of Point Grey and South Vancouver, also the press.
INTERMUNICIPAL    SPORTS
MEETING
Success   of   Annual   Event   on   Oak
Street  Park,  Point  Grey,
Assured.
The funds tbat arc being received
ami the prizes that arc Being donated
for the intcrniitnicipal sports that are
lo be held on tlle Oak Street Park, at
Eburne, on the afternoon of Saturday, August 15, show in an unmis-
takca-ble manner the interest that is
being taken by the people of the
municipality in this event. Secretary
J<ihn- Mclntyre states that the response received from the residents
of Point Grey has been most satisfactory indeed, and the prizes will
be an attractive lot, which shouhl
arouse the very keenest competition
in the various events.
The municipal sports were organized last year by the Point Grey
Club, but this year they will be of an
intermunicipal character among the
employees of Point Grey, Richmond,
South Vancouver and Burnaby.
The Point Grey men, however,
have done all the collecting for prizes
this year, as well as the major portion
of tlle work in connection with the
sports, and the hope is expressed
that on subsequent occasions the
employees of the other districts will
take more interest in the event, antl
give   assistance   in   this   respect.
It ia intended to hold a dinner at
the Eburne Hotel after the spoils, lo
be followed by a smoking concert, so
as to bring the day's enjoyment lei a
fitting conclusion.
Mr. and Mrs. Ilasbitt of School
Road, Collingwood East, arc receiving congratulations over the arrival
of a  fine  baby girl.
Threatened International Rupture
in South Vancouver Passes
Threatening War Clouda Paaa Over and Infantry Return to
Their Picks and Shovels
International hostilities broke out
on Main Street this week when it
was stated to the Municipal Council
that the Dominion Creosoting Company had on thc payroll on the block
paving contract Italians, Servians,
Swedes, Germans, Turks, Montenegrins and Frenchmen.
Forthwith an investigation was
precipitated! the payroll was closely
inspected and thoroughly analysed
A conference of the powers was held
in the company's offices em Main
Street antl it was found lhat some
twenty Italians were actually employed on  the pick antl shovel gang.
Now according to the law of nations, an Italian may be a ratepayer
of South Vanceeiiver and may bc a
gootl British subject.
Xo sooner had the company agreed
to dispense  with  the  services  of the
sons of Garibaldi, and the conference
of nations adjourned, than trouble
started  again.
Armed with deeds of property in
S.iuih Vancouver and- with papers
proving their British citizenship, the
Italians returned to the offices of the
company. They demanded their jobs
back.
They got them back.
It now develops that the Italian
gentlemen were reinstated on their
respective and respected picks and
shovels when they presented instrument! from various councillors stating lhat they were ratepayers in good
standing.
Some of the gentlemen are from
Cedar Cotlage and lhe remainder are
scattered    throughout    the   wards   of
the municipality.
Local Items of Interest
=y
The club room al 43d2 Main
Street ia open every evening, anil
coinmisisoners arc there- to put you
on  the  voters' list,
Vancouver Exhibition
ENTRIES
For those Exhibits which will be shown at the Vancouver
Exhibition must be filed in the EXHIBITION OFFICES
on or before AUGUST 20.
The Exhibition will be formally opened on SEPTEMBER
3 and will continue to the evening of September 12.
This Year's Fair includes many unusual features which
will combine to make a Splendid Show. ' ,^jj
Join in the Parade.   See the Sports
CHEAP   EXCURSIONS   FROM   EVERYWHERE
VANCOUVER EXHIBITION ASSOCIATION	
H.   S.  Rolston, General Manager,  424   Pacific   Building
Send  in  Your  Entries as  soon   as   possible
Mrs. Samnieins, Mr. George Pollock and Cordon Reid of Collingwood
Bast returned tee their homes this
week after serious operations in the
Vancouver General Hospital. MrS.
Donalil- Hope is still in the General
Hospital, but i.s improving rapidly.
* * *
Milk Inspector Eccleston reports
that during July twenty-three samples of milk were taken and examined for butter fat. Two samples
were below the Standard One was
obtained from a Hindu who had
since given up the milk business, and
the other sample was left at the office for examination, after part e,f the
milk had been used. Only one sample contained sediment.
+ * *
Tin- Board of Works proposes t��� >
pave a short section of Joyce Streel
between Wellington and Government
roada, wilh Hth-tar, an Old Country
pavement, which  Messrs.   Harrison &
Wall arc introducing into Hritish Columbine This will be put down as an
experiment, as the contractors contend that it is a cheap but durable
pavement.
* * *
Progress certificates for about
$12.1,000 have been issued by the municipal engineer in connection -with
the Main Street paving contract.
Practically $100,000 has also been
expended since the first of the year
on waterworks extensions and in the
several wards on road improvements.
* �� *
Dr. Murphy, medical health officer,
reported lo the health committee this
mornittg that of seventeen cases of
infectious diseases in the municipality during July, fifteen were cases of
tuberculosis, one of scarlet fever and
one e.i typhoid fever. The department investigated twenty-six indigent
cases, attended two police cases and
three insane cases.
* *    e|e
Tlic Carlton Hall and the manual
training buildings are being moved
froth their present location in the
southeast corner of the school
grounds to the south and west respectively, of the main school buildings. This will give a better field
for  out-of-door  games.
* # *
The Young People's Guild of Knox
Church hehl an enjoyable social on
Friday evening. July 31st, in the Bursill  Hall.
Mrs. Jas. Esselmont. who has been
in Seattle for a few weeks holidaying,
brought her niece, Miss Hannah McVicar home with her. Miss McVicar is from Detroit, Mich., and has
been   in   Seattle  all  summer.
The Women's Association of Kneix
Church, Collingwood East, will hold
a social afternoon antl evening on
Friday, Hie 7th of August, in the
church, c.erncr eif Joyce and School
Koad. There will be all kinds of
choice refreshments, also supper and
a concert in the evening.
* * ��
Mr.   T.   Baker   and   wife,     of     the
Baker fc Pringle Lumber and Building Mali-rial Co., Collingwood East,
have returned home from tln-ir vacation trip up ai Sechelt, where they
had an  enjoyable time  boating ami
fishing.    Mrs.  Baker proved lo be the
champion angler, as she landed the
only catch  w.erlb mentioning.
* * *
Rev, Mr. Petrie of N'ew Westminster will occupy the pulpit of Knox
Church, Collingwood East, on Sunday evening, August 9th.
��   *   e��
'Mr. J. Francis Bursill has written
an ode to South Vancouver, which
has created much favorable comment.
The poem will likely bc published in
an early number of the Chinook.
' * * *
August 12, at Miller's Hall, Cedar
Cottage, the Liberals of the Cetlar
Cottage district are foregathering
for the purpose of placing on a substantial footing the Cedar Cottage
Liberal   Association.
* * *      t       ���"*"**
Already candidates for the recveship of 1915 arc being discussed. Mr.
Donald Burgess is prominently mentioned. It will be remembered that
last year, Mr. Burgess' name had
been mentioned, and that subsequently some one circulated' the report
that hc could not qualify. Mr. Burgess, at that time, had no serious idea
e>f running for the reeve's chair, but
that he could not qualify was quite
out of the question. Mr. Burgess has
already been pressed by a large number of friends to arrange for the contest  next year.
�� * *
If you have the welfare of your
country at heart your name should
be on the voters' list.
Marriage.
Thursday, July 30th, at St. John's
Church (Broughion ami Comox
streets), was the scene of a very
pretty wedding, when Mi-s Heerghild
llrynclson, only daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Brynelson. John Sireet, South
Vancouver, became the bride of Mr.
Alfred Lelset. The bride looked
charming in a white duchess satin
gown, trimmed with beautiful lace,
with veil antl wreath e,f lilies of the
valley. She also carried a bouquet
of cream roses and lilies of the valley, Mrs. J. Brynelson. as maid of
honor, looked well in blue silk, wilh
overdress of cream lace and carried
a bouquet of white carnations. Miss
Nellie Hansen, as bridesmaid, was
gowned in pink silk, with lace, and
carried pink roses. The pretty flower
girls were Miss Alma Larscn antl
Miss Maud llorgerson, who carried
baskets of sweet peas. Mrs. T. Brynelson^ mother of the bridle, wore a
beautiful   gown   e.f   grey     silk.     and
carried a bouquet oi roaei ami carnations, TllC bride was given away
by her father. The church was beau-
lii'ully decorated with roses, lilies,
carnations ami iweel peas Rev. I,.
Pidgeon performed iln ceremony.
The bridegroom was supported by
Mr.   John   Brynelson,  hre.ther  of  the
bride.    Mr. T. Carlson was usher.
The reception antl banquet was
held at the Hotel Canada. A beautifully decorated cake of three tiers
centred lhe table, tlle work of Mrs.
A. H'yth, wedding cake specialist,
164 Twenty-eighth  Avenue East.
The bride and bridegroom left late
in  lhe  evening for   Portland,  Ore.
Amongsl the malty guests wcre:
Mr. and Mrs. Larscn, Mr. and Mrs.
Whilton. Mr. E. Petterson, Mr. and
Mrs. B. Hoc. Mr. S. Boggard, Mr. II.
llorgerson, Mr. and Mrs. Hell, Mrs.
T. lohnson, Mr. and Mrs. Borgerson,
Mr. J. A. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs.
Steve Maddison. Mr. and Mrs. S.
Larscn. Mr. and Mrs. Stevens, Mr.
anil Mrs. Armskol. Mr. and Mrs. G.
Belknap, Mr. W. Selset, Mr. P. Sel-
set, Mr. antl Mrs. Locker.
Arc you  on the voters' list?
* * *
Have   you   signed     an     application
form  to  have your  name put  on  the
voters'   list?
* * ���
Sec to it that your name is handed
iu to be placed on lhe voters' list.
Vou have
it   by   being
franchise, why neet use
ui the voters' list?
Rules for Care with FIRE
in the Woods
IF EVERY   PERSON   STRICTLY OBSERVED
THESE SIMPLE RULES, THE GREAT ANNUAL LOSS BY FOREST . uvtSS WOULD
HE REDUCED TO A MINIMUM
I. Bc sure your match is out before you throw it
away.
_'. Knock out your pipe ashes or throw your cigar
or cigarette stump where there is nothing to catch
fire.
3. Don't build a camp fire any larger than is absolutely necessary. Never leave it, even for a short
time, without putting il OUT with water or earth.
4. Don't build a camp fire against a tree or a log.
P.uild a small one where you can scrape away the
needles, leaves or gnu from all sides of it.
5. Don'l build bonfires. The wind may rise at
any time ami start a fire which you cannot control.
6. If you discover a fire, put it out if possible; if
ymi can't, inform the nearest rorest Ranger or Eire
Warden as quickly as you possibly can.

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