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Vol. III. No, 28
Price 5 cents
Municipal, Provincial, Federal
Political Pot is A-boiling
No Dearth of Candidates for Forthcoming Political Fighti in
South Vancouver
Never in the history e.f South Vancouver have public affairs received the
attention being given them today.
The business quiet, the forced idleness of many working men, the financial situatieeii brought tee a bead by
the war and the unusual economic
situation generally, are combining to
develop in the back of the heael of the
average citizen a new system 'if brain
In the municipality of South Vancouver many are already beginning tee
disc-lift candidates feir the reeveship
and for the municipal council. Also
in the municipality, tbe question eef
representation in the local house and
possible candidates are being mentioned. South Vancouver, with Point
Grey, will have separate representation in the Dominion Parliament, and
the likelih ! of an early election is
bringing the Dominion situation to
the attention of the peeeple.
Reeve Kerr will likely be a candidate for the 1915 reeveship. While
he has n,.t maele any announcement,
the possibility of the confidence shown
in him when the people elected him
at the last bye-election will likely have
a bearing upon his return tee the lists
for the endorsement of the people
once more. Againsl the Reeve, such
candidates arc being mentioned as
Councillor Robert Rutledge of Collingwood. Mr. Gold, also, will be
heard freun in, doubt, though his
friends say that lie- is nol anxious I"
compete for the chief magistracy.
Again, Councillor Millar is being mentioned as a possible candidate. Those
who believe thai new blond should be
parties in the
tricl   ii  given
public  bodies arc
"  goodly
Tin-  Ci
listrict to proceed
work,    If the dismember���and all
ie- in  favor nt  -u, ii .-,
there   ii   likely   t,,   he
complement of candidates,
iservativea ar,-    nol    given
much to publicity, h���t i,  |, ,ai(| (i,.,,
Mr. j.   l   Armstrong, the local presi-
'lent, win accept nomination provinci-
ally.    Ii i- also stated that Mr.   \
���!- MacGowan, who now sits for V..���
couver, may also stand for the  n-
'"������'t";". One leading Conservative
stated thin if South Vancouver were
given representation in the next
house that Sir Richard McBride, himself, would come before the p lople
with a view of placing his record be-
Fore ih.- acid tcsl of the largest working man population in anv riding in
the pi,.nu,-,'. Other local men mentioned are Dr. Hunter of Cedar Cottage and Mr. J. ('. McArthur.
i In addition te, these candidates, Ri i
George II. Morden, of North Vancouver,   i-   likely   i"  mak,-  a  bid   for   a
nominal    under   the    Conservative
banner locally    Mr. Morden is a hard
worker and a  g I organizer, stands
we! with Mr Bowser and k, uld
likely have the- supporl of the machine.
I here are others from th< city ��ho
would accepl nomination for the Provincial House in South Vancouver.
One of these i- the brilliant young
lawyer, Mr. Roy I. Maitland, who is
prorninenl among the younger Conservatives and i- fairly well known in
the   district.
In the l.ihe-ral ranks the number of
.possible candidates feer Provincial
brought into thc situation are pinning l honors is likely to be large Council-
their faith to Mr. W. .1 Allan, who is lor Winram is one of the more pr
mentioned in many quarters a, a'possible candidate. Mr. Allan was defeated in the upheaval last election
in   Warel   Seven
Some Reliable Statistics
Touching Upon Municipality
" Observer " this week Cautions Ratepayers Not to be Led Away
by Peculiar Exaggerations
Friend L * is is at it again; this
lime thr,,winy ,eiit insinuations "t
grafl and suggestions thai the Voters'
League councillors are now under the
influence nr control of contractors.
tunny pan about it is that, with  bold statement
"lie  nr i��" exceptions, the councillors
are nun whom Mr. Lewis I sted as
honest, reliable, business men, who
e-e.idel be depended on tn give ratepayers a square deal. The pathetic
part of tin- business is that some ratepayers are Ud away by Lewis's twaddle ami swallow as gospel truth all
the  misleading  statements  he  makes.
to the amount "t money spent by the
council, namely, $587,505. Of this
amounl Lewis firsl claims that $360,-
.'m has been "practically wasted";
then, probably realizing that such a
���uld -tiike- even the
mosl Ignorant as "a bil too thick."
Lewis immediately tones il down by
allowing $122,000 inr "material and
officials salaries." Thus he arrives at
Sl-tll.lKHl which he claims "the council
by ii- contracting methods has practically wasted."
Mr.  Frank  Elliott.
former  councillor,  who
in Europe
enlisted  for  active  service
lii-nt Liberals and loves a fight so well
thai he would likely thrive on the floor
of the Provincial Legislature. Mr,
Mr. Allan will be Donald Burgess is also a likely candi-
efdate for nomination. Mr. G. G. McGeer is nne of tlie better known of the
off and in the meantime many friends
arc urging lii*n to make a campaign
for the reeveship. il is stated that a
dark heerse may be sprung at the right
moment by the large land companies
in Vancouver, who believe that their
especial interests in the municipality
sheiuld be well guarded and thai the
tax rate sh"tild be kept down to the
minimum in their behalf.
Provincial  Questions
The possibilities ot twe, representatives being sent  from  Smith  Vancouver  to  the   Provincial   Legislature  is
fray, fu
Mr.  Burgess is t
and a pioneer in
old cart-
,uth  Van-
Donald Burgess for the reeveship.
Councillor Millar is very Btrong in
Wanl Five, byt will find a strong adversary in Mr. Beaumont, a well-
known labor man. who ran last election. Mr. William Hunter is also
likely to be heard fnun in Ward  Five.
Dominion   Elections  Nearing
The likelihood of an early I )���'minion Election i- causing the various
parties to look  to their colors     li is
prettj   generally   concluded   that   the  .   Mr    R��b��    Mc.Br'd��   's   "*ted   f.��
candidate of the Conservatives for the   ��ve made life a burden for Council
Dominion   House  will  be   Mr.   R.  C. Ior  ^wl",f   '"Ward Six   and it
Hodgson,  president  of th<    Board  of  Pnsslble Councillor
younger Liberals. Reeve Kerr is himself a staunch Liberal. Trustee William Meirris is a radical who will be
beard from,
Though Mr. Burgess is being men-
tinned in connection with a possible
nomination to the Provincial House,
there is every likelihood that he will
appear in the forthcoming municipal
elections. Some time ag,, he made
the emphatic statement that he would
run   for  reeve tin's year.     Ilis appearing-   in   the   reeveship   contest   would
gson,  presidenl  oi  the   ooara  oi ,
.,���     i'i , ���   .,      v    .,  ' u ill   run   again
I rade,  and  a   member  ol   the   North ���
Arm Harbor Board. It is rumoured,
though, that in the event of Mr.
Hodgson noi standing, Mr. II. 'I
Stevens will be broughl into Senith
Vancouver, the prevalent idea being
that the perfection of the Conservative machine in Vancouver will stand
between Mr. Stevens and a nomination previous to the nexl election,
i ither candidates mentioned are Mr,
Men,,n Smith and Rev. J. C. Madill.
causing both the Conservative and Li-j add considerable interest  to that  af
In which e-ase. Mr.
McBridi himself mlghl come forward.
Mr, James Robertson, of Sixty-ninth
Avenue, is spoken of as a possible
candidate in Wan! Six. 'and a very
good man he would make in tlie capacity of councillor.
Cedar Cottage Snapshots
An Interesting meeting of last week
was the Third Annual Convention of
the Vancouver East District of the
Women's Missionary Society, held on
November 12, in Robson Memorial
Church, when an all-day program was
enjoyed by a large and appreciative
audience. During the morning ses-
sinii, in addition to the reading of the
minutes by the secretary, Mrs. C. C.
Knight, and reports from various auxiliaries, and the District Organizer,
Mrs. B. II. 11.dines, there were interesting addresses by Rev. J. 0. Brown.
Mrs. A. M. Miller, and Miss Allen,
the music being furnished by Robson
Memorial Auxiliary and tlie Rainbow
Mission Band. During tlu- noon hour,
refreshments were served by the ladies of the church. Starting the afternoon program Mrs. Manuel, in words
appropriate, gave an excellent address
eif welcome. In which Mrs. Towns-
ley, eef North Vancouver, made reply
There wcre several delegates from
sister societies with their words of
greeting, and a number of splendid
papers mi topics of vital interest given by Mrs. Hunter, Mrs. Sipprell,
Mrs. Wark, Mrs. Mavity, and Miss
Howie, alse, an interesting address by
Rev. Langford. The music of the at-
teinnon was furnished by the Harvesters' Mission Band and the Japanese
Missheti Hand. One of the meist interesting numbers on lhe varied program was the three-minutt reports
of the "Litlle Light Bearers. Mission
Bands and Mission Circles," boys and
girls from the Japanese kindergarten,
which were enthusiastically received
by those present. Mrs.
Mrs. Knight were re-elected for the
coming year t'i the offices pf District
' Irgamzer and Secretary-treasurer, respectively.
*   *   *
The Ladies' Society of the Presbyterian Church met in the church par-
leers last Wednesday afternoon and
planned ways and means of increasing
the funds in their treasury. Several
teas were arranged, one member showing her enthusiasm by announcing she
would have at least, one tea every
month. Plans were also made for
renovating the church preparatory for
the incoming of the new  pastor.
* *       ef
Rev. J. H. Miller, of Agassiz. has
accepted thc call to the Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church, and induction ceremonies will take place December  1.
* St       *
The action of the State of Washington in voting out the liquor traffic.
and the reported contemplated removal of their big breweries to Vancouver were the subjects of animated ilis-
cussion at last week's meeting of
Springridge Lodge, No, 79,  l.O.G.T.
* * n
On Monday evening oi this week.
the Epworth League of Robson Memorial Church was conducted by the
Literary Department. The subject
was Longfellew and "The Psalm of
Life,"   and   was   handled   in   such     a
manner as to afford a treat to the
well  filled  m. ,ni.
* +        ele
Mr. I). C. Craig went this week on
a business trip tn Hope, B.C.
* lie       *
Mr. Ray Craig returned on Monday
from a very successful hunting trip
up the Fraser River, bringing a good
bag   of  game.
ele       ele        *
Little Jimmie Jones, the pet of the
Broadhurst Block, is now convalescing al the General Hospital, after a
serious  attack  nf  pleuro-pnetimonia.
*   *   #
The Methodist Ladies Aid Societ)
met nn Wednesday of lasl week al
the home "f Mrs McLeod, and made
final arrangements for their bazaar
and sale of wnrk. tee be hehl on December 10th. which it is expected will
be a great success.
e|��       e|<       #
In  the unqualified  success  of    the
Whist Drive, given on Friday evening the 1.1th, at their headquarters mi
Commercial Street, the Ward 2 Con-
Liberalism Active
Though there seems to be i strong
feeling that Snuth Vancouver should
be represented in the House of Commons by a Semth Vancouver man.
there is some likelihood of Point Grey
and Vancouver taking a hand in the
bringing t" the front of a candidate.
Mr. Eugene Cleveland, of Collingwood
East, is an active Liberal worker and
has been mentioned freely in connection with the Liberal nomination. Mr.
I ll. Ingram, of Shaughnessy Heigh'-.
an oldtimer from Brandon, has also
been mentioned, Mr. Ralph Smith.
ex-M.P., has many friends throughout  the  district,     lie  resides   in   I'nint
Grey. The Hon. Joseph Martin, always t" the front, has been spoken
nf as a possible candidate in Vancouver South. He- has a large following
in the municipality. Mr. George li.
McCrossan, who has been referred to
r,~ a man of democratic principles,
would accept a nomination it is stated.
He is a Shaughnessy man. Others
whose names have been mentioned al
this time In connection with a Lib -
al nomination are Messrs. George '������'..
Macdonald, F. K. McD Russell, I C
Wade. G. G. Mil',,-,i and L. D. Taylor, of the "World"; Reeve- Kerr,
Councillor Winram, Harry Kay, Dt
Hall, dentist of Ce.lar Cottage, Ex-
Reeve Harvey, Poinl Grey, J. VV.
Weart and D, W. Grimmett.
Many Councillors in Sight
There seems to be a certaint) ihat
the contest for the council this yeat
i- going to be ven brisk, Councillor
Rutledge is said to b< hild in lii.--.ii
favor in Maul I Ine. It he runs for
the reeveship there will be a vacancy
in the ward which will be difficult to
fill, Mr. Bartlej is mentioned as a
-n-eeiig man over iii that direction and
il i- stated that Ex-Councillor Wilburs will lie in tin- field. Trustei
Morris is hehl in high favor in the
district and he might be prevailed up-
,,n in um. Others mentioned are Mr,
Ralph  Latta  and  Mr.  J.   B.   Appleby
In   Ward  Twu.  Councillor  Geoi ;
Stevens   will   likely   stand   again     i ir
election.    It  is  whispered  that    Ex-
Take Lewis's latesl effm-t at misleading the public. He says "$587,-
000 have been spenl by our council
this  year  in  gin   work  to 350 men,
which is the average number of men
who have be ei ite dilj employed in
the various wards and by contractors.
350 men drawing $3 each a day would
have drawn in salaries up to the end
of October $226,800. Thus $360,200,
! claim, has been practically wasted,
excepting of course, whal has gone in
material and officials' salaries, say
$122,000. I claim thai the council by
ii- contracting methods have practically wasted nearly $140,000." Thi
suggestion is, of coun it thi   con
tractors  have- made $140,000 profit  "Ut
of  the  municipality.
*   *   *
Now, if friend Leui- ���-. ish d I publish the truth as t" the amounl paid
in wages, the number of men employed, and llu- amount spent for material,
the- correct figures eould easily have
been obtained al thc municipal hall,
at lea-t in regard to direct expenditure
by tin council But, no! The i xact
��� - would ii"i be striking enough
for friend l.e-ivis; so he publishes
sei of ficticious figures anel then exclaims: "Read this oul lottd���One
Hundred and Forty Tflousarfd Cellars!" ii Inch he claims has bei n wasted. And he' asks, "Is it nol time for
the people to be up and doing?" li
certainly i- time that people, who believe in Lewi-'- ficticious figures anel
misleading statements, ascertain the
truth for themselves. Then they will
give- even the Voters' League councillors a   fair deal.
When you mention Warel Seven.
you mention the name of Mr. W. J.
Allen, who has gained favor in the
ward since la-t election through energetic efforts for the betterment of
conditions in that portion of the'
Southern Slnpe-. Councillor Twiddj
promises to run again, however, and!
whoever the candidates arc in Wanl j The only authentic statement in
Seven,  the   fight   will  be interesting.     I friend  Lewi-'- figures is that referring
That friend Lewis either does nut
knnw whal he is talking about or else
is deliberately irying to mislead the
publii- is proved by the quarterly
statement issued by the municipal
auditor two week- ago. The auditor
reported that up to September 30 the
wanl expenditure amounted to $135,-
610; waterworks extensions, $70,206;
and local impn cemenl work (paving
contracts) $381,686. From these official ligures it will be seen that of the
$587,505 spenl by th council $205,818
was expended in the warels anel em
���   - 1  of   which
wnrk was done by day labor; whereas
frit nd  Lewis  tries   ���-��� lead  the  public
to believe thai the- whole >.:s;.ik��i was
on contracts, and thai the con-
��� made $140,000 pi
*   *   ��
Another poinl which shows how
Lewis is hopelessly astraj in his slale-
ine-nis and is either ignorant of thc
facts trj ing ti   deceive,
is iiis allowance for mat'-ri.-ii anel ,,(finals' salaries. $122,000. eJov, if I.e .vis
as familiar with municipal aelmin-
'-���- tion as he- pretends to be he
would .know thai officials' salaries are
paid "in of current n 11 nue, �� hile the
expenditure of $587,000 was bylaw
money; therefore salaries are nol included. But an allowance if $121000
for materia] alone proves to my mind
that Lewis does not know what he is
talking about, quite aparl from his mistake in regard to salaries.
ele     *     *
Tak, tin expenditure on waterworks
extensions during October as an example. The proportion allowed by'
Lewis for "man-rial and officials' salaries" :- at once seen to I"- absurd.
The total expenditure in October on
(Continued  "ii   Pagt   8)
�� ��/��� mere combe/led fi emrn/e
*,mru r'Z^c^t,
it' t.���..o ,���jIservative   Club  Committee,   who  had   Councillor   l"lm   Dickinson   will    be
I 1 t 1111 li   >     , | 111 ! , . , ��� -..��� ���    J     il..,,,     J. i       ��� i ����� i *    i_. i��i I
the matter in charge, covered them
selves with glory, and proved the
truth of Ceewper's words that "Man ill
Society is like a (lower blown in its
native bed. 'tis there alone his faculties expanded in full bloom, shine out;
there e.nlv reach their proper use."
Messrs. Hubbard, Barber. Whitaker.
Parker, McGibbon and Craig left
nnthing undone tei make this, tlle lirst
of a series of similar entertainments,
to be given by the Conservative club,
a most delightful evening, where at
the card tallies a large company of
kindred spirits found in the game
tliey love thc keen pleasure which
lenils wings to the hours. The gentlemen even served the refreshments
iii the most approved style, but it is
suspected that tliey called on the
ladies to assist in preparing them. The
ladies' first prize consisting of a beautiful jewel case was won by Mrs.
Berry, while Mr. R. M. Barber was
the lucky winner of a silver tobacco
b,.x. as the gentleman's lirst prize.
back in the limelight and the absence
of Ex-Councillor Frank Elliott will
make the contest less exciting. Mr.
Elliott has enlisted for the  from
Ward Three finds the reliable old
warhorse, Councillor Thomas, with
head erect and nnsirils extended f> r
tht fray with win em is mentioned the
name of Mr. James Horton, of tin
Voters' League. Mr. C, M. Whelpton is also among the probable candidates in Wan! Three.
Ward Four, it i.s stated, will losi
Councillor Winram. The councillor
is said lee be tired -i his position n
would prefer to withdraw. Other
probable candidates in Ward Four are
Ex-Councillor Third, Mr, Armstrong.
Joseph Mullett. ami W. J- Prowse.
the latter has not yet given a decision
to a large number of ratepayers who
have requested him to come forward.
In Ward Five, Councillor Millar is
a popular candidate. He will stand
again, it is stated, if lie dqej not fighl
"Yes.  England would go to War for 'a scrap of paper' and it is for that we are proud of England	
That bond will be redeemed, as the German Chancellor knows now, though he did not know then. ���Rt. Hon. Sir
Wilfrid Laurier. at concert and mass meeting of American citizens, resident in Canada, Toronto, September 19,
1914. , i
"This doctrine of 'a scrap of paper' goes to the root of all public law. We are fighting against barbarism,
and there is only one way of putting it right."���Rt. Hon. Lloyd George, Queen's Hall, London, September 19,
��� TW O
Phone Seymour 1946
Miss HILDA A. POMEROY, Principal
Certificated al the Board of Education, England
Trained at Bishop otter College, Sussex,
Associate "I Ans at Oxford University.
Certificated at Trinity College of Music���Piano and Harmony,
English Literature and Science Distinctions at Examination.
ALL ELEMENTARY STUDIES (Preparatory and otharwiie).
NEEDLEWi IRK (Plain and Fancy).
DRAWING  WD PAINTING ��.Ml branches).
MATHEMATICS.    Matriculation Syllabus, London University,
r,oT\\,  AND NATURE STUDY.   With Microscopy If desired.
I. W'C.r VGES i By arrangement).
ENGLISH LITERATURE (Poetry and Prose).
Pupils of anv age prepared in anv of the above subjects, l>y arrangement, DAY or EVENING.
Parents are requested to call in person and interview Miss Hilda A.
Pomeroy,  Principal  English Collegiate School
THBO. J. BUTTON. L.A.B., L Mus. McGill
SESSION 1914-15
of Music
591 HOWE ST.
(Cor. Dunsmuir)
Tuition is provided in the following subjects:
Band Instruments���Teacher, Mr. E. W. Hunt, City Bandmaster.
Guitar, Mandolin, etc.���Teacher, Prof. G. H. Ozburn, late of Toronto
College of Music.
Pupils trained for air examinations.   Highest successes have been gained
by students in previous years.
Burrard School for Girls
Miss 11. H. CARTMILL, Principal.
FOR TERMS, Telephone Seymour 1847,
in person.
Great Lesson to Learn from Harbor Development
Opinion of Expert on Benefits Conferred on Communities by Progressive Harbor Policy    How Cities Have Prospered���
Examples from Great World Ports- Trade Lost by Inadequate Facilities
We lake this opportunity, during
the discussion on tne proposed harbor development on the North Arm
e.i llie' Fraser Kiver e.f presenting 1,,
our readers the following interesting
and instructive report "ii harbor improvements compiled by Virgil ih
Boguc, engineer, iu 1911, and taken
ire iin ihe municipal plani commission
published by the city of Sciul,', aa
lln whole Ot the facts ami details given
have a very significant bearing upon
the wnrk contemplated on the Nortb
Arm of the Fraser Kiver.
Mr. I'.'igue is an engineer of inter
national  reputation,  a
Development Follows the Harbor
"Rivalling   Hamburg   ii    Antwerp,
ih, greal port of Belgium, also a river
harbor ami a nun-mace port, which
mother example  oi  what may be I
accomplished   with  a  narrow,  kilting
stream.    Antwerp,  not  a  gnat  deal i
larger   than   Seattle,  is   probably   the
ivealttiieft cily, per capita,, in Europe, I
and  Its  wealth  and  growth  have  di- j
rectly  lollowed  and  have  been  proportioned   in   iis   port    development. I
When half the size of Seattle ii  undertook harbor improvements involv-
j ing an expenditure of $45,tXX),(XX).   In
Quits Groceries to go into the Garment Trade and Twenty-fifth
Avenue is the poorer.
Mr. Isaac Josephs, for some time
the proprietor of a large grocery on
Main Street, has disposed of his business, after a profitable year eir so,
and has withdrawn tee thc Powell
Street district, where hc has his sign
out over a garment store. His private secretary, Mr. John Mitchell)
accompaniei the successful merchant.
The Late Lord Clarendon
A   recent   issue     of
About Machine Guns
Every daj in the newspapers there
crop up incidents dealing with the
effect 'if machine-gun lire, and an
enormous number of these weapons
arc  doing their deadly  work  today.
In the Hritish army the machine-
gun is the Maxim; the French use thc
Holchkiss, or Puteaux, Austrians employ the Schwarzlose, and Germans
the Maxim. In all cases machine-
guns are attached to the infantry forces, usually at thc proportion of two
guns per battalion, or 1,000 men.
These guns fire rifle cartridges at
immense speed by mechanical means,
and usually the kick, or recoil of the
gun is used for the purpose of reloading. It is interesting to note that
in a test of forty-two British first-
class shots engaged against a machine
gun. each firing at the same target for
one minute, the gun discharged 228
rounds and made sixty-nine hits; the
forty-two marksmen discharged 408
rounds and made  sixty-two hits.
The Result of  Good Paving
One of the results of the Main
Street pavement is the daily appearance of a Ladner-Vancouver motor
wagon on Main Street. This lorry
comes in early in the day loaded with
hundreds of gallons of cream. The
���new pavement makes it possible to
ship the cream from the farms in the
Delta in this manner, to the convenience of buyer and producer and to
the economy, doubtless, of the ultimate consumer.
���ssue of the London
J rulli contains some very interesting notes on the late Earl of Claren-
'���"��. whose heir, Lord Hyde, who now
succeeds to the title, has for two or
three years been engaged in farming
in Pickering Township, ���Car Toronto- It is said that the new Earl
continue to reside in Ontario
the late Earl, "Truth" says:
"Lord Clarendon, who died on October 2, was the only ion of the celebrated statesman who died in 1870
wiien Foreign Secretary, and of whom
it was said by prince Biimarck that
he we,uld have prevented the war
(Franco-German)   if  he had    lived.'
, i,L7'1, Clilr���'l��ei inherited
much of his father's social charm, ami
he had a fair share of the abilities
and accompUshraents for which members of the VilHers family have been
conspicuous. His distinguished appearance and his finished manner and
fine tact made him highly qualified
for the office of Lord Chamberlain,
which he held for five years. He had
previously been a Lord-ln-waitlng to
Queen Victoria from 1S95 until 1900.
and had become a persona grata at
Court, lie sat as a Liberal in the
House of Commons for eighteen
months in the Parliament of 1868, but
in 1886 he became a Unionist. ' He
was fond of shooting, and was much
interested in racquet competitions
and matches at the Queen's Club He
was brother of the Dowager Lady-
Derby, the Dowager Laily Ampthill.
and the late Lady Lathom, and bro-
ther-in-law of Lord Normanton.
Lord Clarendon resided principally
at the Grove, near Watford, a place
purchased about 1770 by tlle first Earl
of Clarendon (Thomas Hyde) from
Lord Doneraile. The house has no
architectural merits, but it has some
handsome rooms, and the interior is
admirably arranged. It contains some
superb Van Dycks and several Lelys
and Jensens, with a number of Spanish pictures, purchased by lhe fourth
Earl at Madrid in the thirties. In the
hall is hung the choice Gohelins tapestry which was presented to the
fourth Earl by Louis Napoleon in
1856 after the Treaty of Paris"
Upon harbor works and development
and, therefore, his opinion must carry
a great deal of weight in the consideration of any such scheme. His re-
peeri was in connection with the enor-
nieuis scheme of improvement planned by Seattle, and, although compiled in 1911, gives a complete answer
to every question that has been raised
during the discussion upon the North
Ann harbor scheme, and especially
to those raised at the two meetings of j ;���
tbe   Eburne   Ratepayers'   Association.
What a Harbor Will Do
lie' produces facts and figures to
show that up-to-date harbor facilities
are necessary if a community is to
prosper; that they stimulate and profile growth of the towns served;
and that communities even that did not
possess natural advantages, by building up harbor facilities have outstripped, and through their competition
have forced even cities possessing
natural advantages, but who had lagged behind in developing them, to expend enormous sums of money in
order to keep and to once more foster Iheir rapidly diminishing trade.
Antwerp occupies a position somewhat similar to that of Ihe North Arm
of the Fraser river, it.being on a
stream with a silt bottom. Since the
development of its harbor, Antwerp
has taken a wonderful leap forward
in importance, and has increased vastly both in population and in wealth.
We would draw special attention to
this part of the report, and would ask
:���Cannot the North Fraser communities take this as an example, and endeavor to rival Antwerp in its harbor
The great lesson to be learned from
the report is that harbor facilities attract trade, population, and wealth;
that development follows the harbor;
that the business of a community demands such facilities, and if they are
not provided trade is lost, and that
backward community is left in the
background by its more progressive
In connection with the development
of the port of Seattle. Mr. Bogue lays
special emphasis upon the possibilities
of an enormous increase of trade
through the opening eef the Panama
Canal, and also eif the vast possibilities afforded by the opening up and
development of Alaska and the
Great North land, ihrough the construction of railway communicnti
through Hritish Columbia. All this
applies equally to this community, and
can lie taken as the very strongest
argument in supporl of the Xorth
Fraser scheme, added to which is the
business that will come as a resull
of the development of the rich hintcr-
l land of the Fraser valley, and the interior generally, including 'I'" Western Prairies.
We must look to the' future, and
the question is ivbetlnr ihis community will decide to go in for progress
and development, or to stand siill
while it allows its neighbors to snatch
from it lhe rich prize that has been
placed at ils doors by a hitielicient
Nature. The people themselves must
decide. Which is il lei he"
Tiie report follows:���
Progressive Spirit Needed
"Il is conceded by all that the development of Seattle into a greal metropolis, lies in a deliberate preparation to care for ber fair share of the
world's commerce, A study of the
commercial ports of the world, which
have shown the greatest growth in
recent   years   and   which   today   clears
the largest tonnage, Indicates that
these penis have nol depended for development upon chance or destiny.
Their great and unexampled prosperity has largely been due to the progressive  spirit   and   civic  courage   of
expert j thirty year-,  from
1K74 to   1904,
i habitants
"$ its in-
werp   UK reused
153,169 i.e 301,647. That is, the city
doubled its population, while iis commerce multiplied itself between live
and seven 1 lines. It now has under
way a further extension of harbor
facilities, to cost, approximately $55,-
(XXI.IXX),   exclusive   of   river   dredging
and straightening,
"Although Rotterdam is a very old
city, having received municipal rights
40, it was never n Urge town until i'i undertook modern harbor improvements, and provided ils merchants with opportunities for international  trade.
'From  a  city  of
in 185T
of 320,1*10 m
habitants numbered over 400,000, or
seven per cent, of the entire population of Holland. From 1870 to 1898
Rotterdam expended $31,000,000 in
harbor construction and equipment
Its rapid growth is recognized as being directly due to the development
of its port.
"Hamburg, Antwerp and Rotterdam have all created opportunities.
They have thereby cut deeply into
the important trade, till then largely
monopolized or controlled by Lon-
Great  British  Ports
"And London, grown sluggish with
the assurance bred by centuries of
monopoly in trade, has been forced
to arouse herself in order to contest
the competition, not only of continental ports, but of home ports as well.
Hritish ports, which lack the natural
opportunities of London, have expended large sums on harbor improvements
as follows : Liverpool, $200,000,000;
Manchester and Newcastle, $85,000,-
000 each;  Glasgow. $44,000,000.
"Manchester, determined to free
herself from all the tolls of Liverpool
and other ports, and from excessive
railway rates, proceeded under an act
of parliament, dated August 6th. 1885,
to organize a company to build the
Manchester canal. The people of the
entire city came to the support of the
ceempany and subscribed liberally.
Under the original law tbe funds provided amounted to.nearly $50,000,000,
but subsequently thc city furnished a
loan of $25,000,000. The canal was
not finished for traffic until November, 1899, and it was necessary for the
citv te, incur a new obligation of over
$5,000,000 to provide for interest. The
canal company is now paying interest on the issue of bonds and will
soon be paying off the city loan.
"It was a great venture to build a
canal from Manchester lo the sea, a
distance of thirty-live and a half miles.
having a width at the top of 290 feet
to 370 feet, and at the bottom 120
feet te, 170 feet, and 26 feet deep.
city  and   is   in   charge'   of  its   Department   of   Docks
The Demands of Business
"In   New   Veerk   local   buslnesl   has
largely   forced   the   warehouses    and
industrial terminals eever te, Brooklyn
ami the Jersey  snore.    The  demand
leer  industrial   -iles. een  or adjacent   to
the   waterfront   near   New   Vork   city,
| has become se. gnat thai the authorities   are   planning,   by   dredging     and
.idling, tee transform the salt  marches
| of Long  Island, called Jamaica  Bay,
int,,  a  great   industrial  port.     Plana
jare not yet completed, but the .state-
Ant- men) is made that the area of the pro-
'" ' posed  improvement,  including    land
and water, will lie forty-live and one-
half square miles. All ii to be laid
eeut and arranged in accordance with
a general waler-and-rail
lion scheme that will give every lot
and block intended for industrial pur
poses railway service, and, if not lo
caled adjacent lee llle waterfront, di
red rail connection therewith
$lo.(X)U,ixX) for harbor improvements
eluring the next ten years has been
authorized by  the three boroughs.
"Loi Anv,. li - ii,,-. voti d $3,000,1 ti
and Oakland $2,500,000 for strictly
municipal docks, while the' peopU "f
California last November voted an
issue "i $1,500,000 bonds tor staii-
owned dockj in San liiege. Bay, and
$10,000,000 for tbe improvement and
tne extension of the Hate doi
system at  San   Francisco.
"The recent extensive construction
nf pier and dock improvements al San
Francisco, including those built for
tin Western Pacific Railway t'e,m-
pany, furnishes a good example "f
municipal tendencies along such lines.
"Oregon has established the Porl
of  I'i inland and tiie Fort of Astoria,
ally    waterway    improvement    dil
transports-1 (j-icti of a considerable extent.   The
I'e.rt of Portland was established for
the Improvement  and  regulation    of
the harbor of Portland and the Col-
'������ uinbia  river.
"Portland has already spent several
Federal Government, on June I million dollars of local money in co-
25._ 1911, made an appropriation    of [Operating with  the   Federal   Govern-
!$250.(XXI with which lo begin its por- j ment in the improvement and main-
j tion of the work, which will ultimately I Icnancc of the channel- of the Co-
jcost. approximately, $7,430,000. this I lunibia and Willamette rivers, and
[large  aniiitint  to ,bc  devoted  only  to   last    November   adopted     a     charter
their people, manifested In a scientifl
study of port  conditions and a systematic effort  to attract foreign  commerce by  means  of  increased  harbor
facilities which involved great expense.
"To fully appreciate the importance
of the plans herewith submitted, it is
advisable that all public-spirited citizens consider the example of the older
ports and the ways by which they
have progressed.
"Hamburg is today the greatest
shipping centre in Continental Europe,
Its evolution is typical and remarkable. Through endowed with a rich
hinterland, there was much to discourage its port development; in fact,
it had to make its opportunity.
Great World Ports
"For sixty-three miles below Hamburg the river Elb is a silting stream
that requires constant dredging to
maintain a depth of twenty-six feet
at low tide, and. vet in trans-shipping
and storage business this port enjoys
advantages over all other ports of the
world. Its factories and warehouses
are served with hoth water and rail
transportation facilities, and are provided with elaborate handling and
labor-saving devices. In addition to
the sum of $100,000,000 said to have
been already expended on harbor improvements, it recently voted $50,000.-
000 to be expended on extensions
which shemld keep pace with the demand of its groving commerce and
Harbor Facilities Attract Trade
"To return from Europe tee America, it will bc found that from Montreal to Rio Janeiro and Rucnos Aires
there is everywhere manifest the recognition that, in order to participate
ot any extent in modern commerce, the
best harbor facilities must be constructed in advance of. and as an invitation   to,  trade.
"Montreal, eene thousand miles from
the open ocean, has become the leading summer peert. not emly for the export of Canadian but American grain.
Fourteen   millieeii   dollars   have     been
spenl  upon  the  development  <>f    its
porl  facilities, the greater part of Ihis
eluring the list five years. The exportation! of Montreal have increased from $25.1X10.1X10 to $71,000,000, in
fifteen years, ll has today twenty-
five steamship lines and is looking for
new one-, including a line to New
Zealand and Australia, notwithstanding the fact that il is closed feer five
months in the vear by the Ice ill the
Sl.  Lawrence  river.
Trade  Lost  by   Inadequate   Facilities
"Huston, with her wonderful natural harbor, was formerly among the
leading ports of the world. Hut channels sufficient for the crafts of former
times have long proved inadequate for
more modern requirements. Failure
tei recognize this fact and grasp the
opportunities provided by nature,
brought abemt sure results. Industries fell more and more into the
habit of depending upon railways for
coastwise trade instead of water transportation until Boston's waterways bc-
i came atrophied in their functions. All
this being in sharp contrast with the
development of European ports, and
with tne lessons taught by Hamburg,
Antwerp and Rotterdam. Massachusetts has at last partially awakened to
its requirements and formulated plans
for the improvement of existing conditions, and in this way to meet the
demands of the present and future.
"Following the appropriation of
$3,000,000 last year, the legislature of
Massachusetts, at ils session just ended, appropriated $9,000,000 more to
secure to Boston the initiation ot such
harbor improvements as changed conditions  will   demand.
"New York, even with all its preeminent natural advantages, has left
nothing to chance, and today a large
proportion of the waterfrontage of
Manhattan   Island   is   owned   by    K
the fairway and entrances thereto from
the sea. The work to be performed
by the Dock Department of New York
City will ultimately cost a great sum,
running as high as $70,(XX1,000 in
senile estimates, but definite ligures
are  not  yet  obtainable.
Famous Bush Terminals
"Notable in the history of the development of port facilities is the great
Hush Terminal Dock and Warehouse Company, a private enterprise
located in Brooklyn, on New York
Bay. It comprises seven modern
piers fourteen hundred feet long, and
so successful has been thc undertaking lhat New York City is now considering the purchase of its waterfront   facilities.
"Think of seven piers twice as large
as the Coleman and the Grand Trunk
docks, with fireproof warehouses in
their rear, then a large car storage
yard, and further back still and to
one side, a series of great storage and
manufacturing lofts in direct connection by rail with the docks and warehouses, the railway operated electrically, and you have an idea of the
modern harbor improvements which
in the development of the famous
Hush Terminals, has attracted such
widespread interest in tiie commercial
and  industrial  world.
"The slips are wide enough to allow barges to lie alongside of the
slips. There are also ferry connections both for rail and street traffic,
so that a big ship once tied at one of
these piers is enabled, at the lowest
rates, to have its cargo either stored
or delivered to all parts of the port
without any shifting of the vessel;
likewise, cargoes are collected. There
is practically no loading or unloading
by trucks; there are no vexatious delays. The plant is also equipped with
an $800,000 sprinkler system for lire
protection, on account of which insurance rates on goods in storage are
from ten to twenty cents a hundred,
while the rate in New York City is
twee dollars.
Importers, manufacturers and jobbers employ the Hush Terminal facilities for the collection of their wares
from all parts of the world, and for
safe storage until marketed, or until
the goods may be shipped by either
rail or boat at the minimum of handling cost; or, as the case may be, raw
materials be manufactured or put
through refining processes under the
most  favorable  conditions.
The Lesson to be Learned
"The saving in cartage bills, cosl
of handling, lack e,f delay and insurance leaves to the merchant a larger
percentage of profits, besides enabling him to underbid less favored competitors.
"The lesson eel such a private enterprise, which has nearly revolutionized
terminal   business,   may   profitably   be
applied      tee     Ce IlllllllUli lil'S     IIS     II      M'llolc,
for the city offering the most conveniently arranged harbor terminals
and furnishing sites for industries antl
jobbers, near well-arranged waler-and-
rail transportation facilities,    is    the
city whose business men will be able
to underbid their competitors and win
prosperity   feer   themselves   and     their
"Philadelphia, although one hundred miles inland, has by no means
neglected her opportunities. Chief
city of one of the richest of stales, a
centre of manufacturers, having many
canals traversing the tributary country, and. In addition, possessing thirty
miles of actual waterfront with a
channel to the ocean thirty feet in
depth, it is in such respects almost
the  equal  of  New  York.
"Balitmore, since the great fire has
expended $6.500.0tX) on a modern
wharf and dock system.
American  Pacific  Ports
"The world-wide awakening to an
appreciation of the latent possibilities
of harbor improvement is inducing
vigorous action at other ports along
the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf, as
well as at river and lake harbors and
Pacific Coast cities, Los Angeles, San
Diego, San Francisco, Oakland and
Portland are each planning extensive
betterments  along their  waterfronts.
"Los Angeles, as far as natural opportunities went, had no chance what-
e>er to become a seaport, but by consolidating with Wilmington and San
Peu.o, Greater Los Angeles will have
22 1-2 miles of shore frontage and
about one hundred and eight acres
of  submerged  land in and about   San
ilro   Harbor.     An   expenditure     of
amendment which provided for a
municipal dock commission with authority to issue bonds Up lo $2.5HI.-
IXXI fe>r the acquirement of sites feer
public ihicks and warehouses, and the
lluilding   thereof.
"In Portland, the Peninsular Industrial Syndicate is preparing to expend $3.(XX),(XX) on an industrial harbor, which, by reclaiming thirty-one
hundred acre of the Columbian
slough, will make available two hundred cheap facte,ry sites of ten acres,
all with fine rail and shipping facilities.
"While it  is, in a sense, a private
enterprise,   ils     magnitude     and     the
spirit  In  which  it is  undertaken,  give
it also a semi-public character.
Must Prepare for Future
"Commercially speaking, when a
city ceases preparation for the future
it ceases to grow. To provide for thc
increase of commerce, means fe.r
handling such increased expenditure
must   be    provided.       Deicks,     wa"e-
liouses,   turning   basins,     railroads,
travelling cranes, telegraph systems
and other modern devices must be installed; and account must be taken
that all these facilities will ,?ive even
a city possessing but few natural advantages a  lighting chance.
"Seattle's great commercial asset :-
her harbor. Spacious and free Irom
obstruction tee navigation, r can hi
entered every day In the year; when
Lake Washington canal shall have
been completed, the harbor will offer
the most generous haven in the world
where ships may lie in either salt or
fresh water. With no extremes of
heat or cold, ne, ice in the harbor, no
winds exceeding thirty-six miles an
hour, Seattle is two days nearer to
Oriental peert- than is San Francisco,
and four hundred and seventy miles
nearer to the Great Lakes at Duluth.
Even freun Seattle to Chicago the distance is one hundred and sixty-three
miles less than San Francisco,
Panama Canal Possibilities
"With the completion of the Panama Canal, tbe New York shipper will
have fe>ur thousand fe'iir hundred and
sixty-live   miles   to   make   in   order   I"
reach Honolulu! ten thousand and
forty-six miles to Yokohama, eer eleven
thousand six hundred and seven miles
to Hong Kong, as compared with tue,
thousand twe> hundred and forty and
five thousand eight hundred and thirty
respectively   from   Puget  Sound ports.
Aided even by the construction of the
Panama Canal, New York will require as long a time and as great
transportation cosl to reach the markets of Asia for the single trip as
the Northwest via Puget Sound, for
I the round trip, In these days of pro-
| gress, when the great desideratum in
the transportation schemes is thc elimination "I time, these condition*, become important factors in the establishment   of   Seattle's   maritime   pi si
"Natural advantages do mil, we
inii-i bear in mind, invariably determine the location of an Important
peert. Unless a seaport city speedily
emphasises Its natural advantages, it
will   encounter    the   danger   of   being
outstripped  by    some    less    favored
rival, which, by its own wide-awake
efforts, will secure and hold over-sea
"Tiie merchant marine of thc World
is not seeking merely a well-sheltered
harbor. It is demanding ports where
cargoes may be obtained 'ir unloaded
with the greatest despatch and Icasi
cosi. Alive, energetic competitors,
may, by Constructing a breakwater,
dredging a creek and building docks
and warehouses equipped with economical handling devices, and served
with conveniently arranged terminal
tracks, present such inducements as
to command cheaper charter rates
than one provided with less terminal
facilities, though of greater natural
Two Special Functions
"The function of a port, in general,
is to provide for ready and effective
exchange between land and water
carriers. In     particular,     however,
there are two special functions, commercial and industrial.
"(1) The City Business: This
consists eif passengers, mail and express service, and handling of package, freight and other commodities
which pertain to the needs and requirements of the city itself. The
facilities feir such Iraffic should be
located near or convenient to the
heart of the city.
t Continued  on .Page  7) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1914
Education is the Cheap
Defence of Nations-Burke
$1 Cftryoo worth of scholarships
$5UUl_    IH    V/AkJri    I IxlZitiiJ    for bright and energetic young Canadians
Prize ���< Ine year's free tuition at the English Collegiate
under refined and cultured English instructors, and
a rush deposil to candidate's credit at the Merchants'
Bank of Canada.    Candidate must be over fifteen
years of age.
Prize���One war's tree tuition at the Burrard College
for Girls, and a cash deposit to candidate's credit at
the Merchants' I Sank of Canada. Candidates must
be under fifteen years of age.
Prize���One year's free tuition at Burrard College for
Ciirls without a cash prize. Candidate must be under
fifteen years of age.
Prize���Six months' course at the Success Business College, together with books. Candidate may he any
Prize���Six months' course at Success Business College
without books.   Candidate may be any age.
Prize���One year's course in Music at the B.C. Conservatory of Music, the "Chinook" to furnish all music
and In inks.   Candidate may be any age.
'rize���One year's course at the B.C. Conservatory of
Music.   Candidate mav he anv age.
1 Ine year's
free tuition for any boy under fifteen
.- at the Hi
glish Collegiate, and a cash deposit
s credit at t
he Merchants' Bank of Canaela.
-One year's
free tuition for any boy under fifteen
yea i
s at the En
jlish Collegiate without cash prize.
3rd Prize���
-Six month;
' course at the Success Business Col-
. with book
s, and a ca-h deposit to candidate's
it at lhe Merchant-' [lank of Canada.
1 'rize -
-Six months
' course at Success Business College,
books i" be sup]
lied by the "Chinook."
One year's
course in Music at the B.C. Conser-
ry of Music
. music and books to be supplied by
���( Ine year's
course in Music at the B.C. Conser-
vatory of Music
, without additional prize.
In addition all candidates will receive cash prizes in accordance to their industry.   Scholarships transferable within families.
In all THIRTY PRIZES will be distributed.
Evtry Saturday by the Greater Vancouver Publishers Lienitad
George M. Murray. Editor
Corner  Thir.ieth   Avenue   and   Main   Street.   South   Vancouter.   B. C.
TELEPHONE:   All  department! Fairmont   1874
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same rich man OH  this earth  rich meats, wine- and
silks, palaces ami automobiles purchased with monies
deliberately robbed from tlie pockets of helpless work-
iti'' men.
Registered  at  the   Post   Office  Department,   Ottawa,
Mail Matter
as  Second   Class
To  ill   pointa  in   Canada.   United   Kingdom.   Newfoundland.   New
Zealand, and other British Possession.,:
One   Year    12 <">
Six   Months      100
Three   Months     50
Postage to American. European and other Foreign Countries, $1.00
per year extra.
"The Iri th at all times firmlv stands
And shall Irom age to age endure."
AT tbe present time there is in the criminal courts
in Vancouver the case of a man charged with
stealing money irom the company which employed
him as a car conductor. The extent of his alleged defalcations are not given. But bad be consistently
stolen all tbe fares paid him during the past twelve
months a very feu hundred dollars would reimburse
his employers for their loss.
He .that as it may. if the man bas stolen then he
should suffer the full penalty of the law. Ile should
be doubly punished. First for taking the money and
secondly for breaking a trust. If he has been a thief
he alone does not suffer. His crime casts suspicion
upon many of his brother conductors who are honest
and capable men.
There is in liritish Columbia a fear that the enforcement of tbe law is not always carried out in an
Unbiased manner. Readers of this journal will remember that about one year ago about twenty 11. C. E.
R.-Company employees���motormen and conductors���
enraged at the fact that they bad been swindled by
tiie Canadian Home Investment Company, assaulted
tbe elaborate offices of that concern witb such force
that within a few days after their visit, the company
went into liquidation.
These men had each paid into this investment company from two tn live hundred dollars. Of course
they have received nothing s,, far mil of the wreckage.
The promoters were allowed to go set free. Xo
charge was brought against them. Similarly, other
large concerns of a trust character have been taking
MUNICIPAL, Schoeil Inspector Graham ha- -tai
ed that since the opening of lhe night  school
in Si.itth Vancouver there have heen -,e many requests
fur a class in agriculture that  lhe Sell""!   Bowd has
decided to secure the services of a competent instructor in scientific farming.
[t will probably he arranged i" install die department uf agriculture al one of the si'limels in the district attached to which i- a large area of school lands.
Portions of the laud will he brought under cultivation.
I lere. in the days to come, the instructor in agriculture
will act as an assistant to nature in demonstrating the
possibilities of liritish Columbia soil under scientific
That young men in a largely populated urban district such as South Vancouver should petition ihe
School Hoard to open a night class for the study of
agriculture is a matter of large significance.
In other provinces, while agriculture is taught in
the public schools, the Provincial Governments go in
for agricultural colleges.   It is surprising that in On-
3 AYS Colonel Lowery: "In dull times business
men make a mistake by not advertising. They
nay Ftve ID l i 1" cents a (lay hy so doing, hut lose
lollars where tliey save cents. The people on the
iiitside of the city do not care to deal with dead ones,
���who are ten, poor, niggardly, or bashful tn put their
! names iu lhe local paper, .and buy their goods from
live nne- in Other towns nr in the east It pays I'e
keep a bqld front, even if lhe sheriff is camping in
your backyard. The world hates a coward in war.
love or business."
tario and the Prairie Provinces, where the land is accessible to all and where it is comparatively easy to
make the land give up her harvests, that the governments should he at such pains to technically instruct
voting men and women in the science of agriculture
while in liritish Columbia where tbe land question
and the food problem is so difficult of solution, no
band is turned by the Provincial Government in opening up the land resources of the country to the settler
or instructing the people in tbe science of tilling the
IE movement in favor of the settlement
giall farmers on Saskatchewan lands in lhe vicinity uf Regina has now taken definite form. At a rc-
cenl nieeling of Ihe Regina City council, the following
motion was adopted: "That wdiereas it would appear
probable that steps will he taken in the near future
by the Dominion immigration authorities lo provide
for the location of Belgian refugees within the Dominion.
"And whereas it would appear that the neighborhood of Regina and Ihe soil of the surrounding country is peculiarly suitable for the intensive farming
methods pursued by the Belgians, and that a market
exists for garden truck produce.
"Therefore be it resolved that the city commissioners he and are hereby instructed to represent to the
authorities concerned, the claims of Regina and the
surrounding country to consideration when the question is being dealt with."
HOORAY! TIIK original controversy re the Jingle
Pot has vanished from off tbe slate and now the war
is being carried on in tlie city as tei whether it will he
Old Glory or Union Jack coal. Iii tiie meantime the
heavily laden wagons ni one llrticc pass the office in
ever increasing numbers.
# *    #
WITH Till', AWKXATK IN societies in the making
and the announcement "f Messrs. Lewis and Gold as
ti) their respective candidatures, thi- winter in Snuth
Vancouver promises to give us tome little excitement.
��� ���   ���
MR. W. W. ROBERTSON i- in the field for -cheiol
trustee. He i- a man of wide experience in ichodf
affairs and if he plays the part of trustee as well as
he plays the fiddle, he will he a valuable man for
South Vancouver.
MR. J. II. HOW MAX. ihe architect, firmly believes
that "England ihis day expects every man to do his
duty." His unly regret is that the son of last week
was not horn twenty years ago.
��    ��    ��
HARBOR DEVELOPMENT on die Xorth Arm is
of more vital importance to the people of South Vancouver than all the present municipal questions combined. The development of the Xorth Eraser Harbor will place South Vancouver definitely and permanently upun tlie map of the world.
EPOSITORS in the ill-fated Dominion Trust
Company are holding meetings witli a view of
having a thorough investigation of the affairs of the
company, It is their hope to realize if possible one
hundred cents on the dollar. There appears to he no
law giving llle claims of the depositors preference.
Apparently the Mcliride-liowser Government believes
that if a working man deposits money wilh a trust
company in this province, he becomes to some extent
a partner in that trust company and is consequently
responsible with the directors in the event of failure
the earnings of conductors, motormen and  working | of the concern.    In other words, the Provincial Gov-
men generally and have defaulted.    The men have no
recourse at law���at least past experience has proved
it so.
There is much joy in heaven over the humble contributions of the widows' mite: on earth it would seem
that there is gnashing of teeth, sorrow, misery and
imprisonment for the widow's son who takes a mite
which does not belong to him. In tbe world to come
we are told that a certain type of rich man having
duly reached the place of torment is glad to receive a
drop of water placed to his lips by a Lazarus. But
that scarcely justifies a condition which permits that
eminent would make the depositor a partner in thc
company in the event of failure, but ill the event of
success, merely a mannikin getting one per cent, more
for his money than if he had it in a chartered hank.
If the Dominion Trust depositors organize thoroughly and secure the services of an expert solicitor
and one and all agree to stand together to the end.
not only will they stand a better chance of getting all
their money hack but they will do much towards fastening the blame on the right parties and making the
trust company business in liritish Columbia a mighty
sight more respectable in the future.
TARIFFS PLAY strange tricks as tlie following
from a Fraser Valley paper proves: "That Mr.
Charles Sasseville, a C. P. R. conductor, who operates
on the stub train which runs between Mission City and
Huntingdon, has moved his residence from Huntingdon lo Siimas, across the line���a distance of a few
hundred years���and that .Mr. Sasseville crossed the
border into lhe Slates to save paying $435 duty on a
new automobile recently won by his daughter in the
Siimas Xews contest."
# #    #
SOl'TII VANCOUVER wants annexation. That
is a fact which cannot he disputed. The nieeling Wednesday night al lhe Municipal I lall marked the opening of a new campaign for a Greater Vancouver and
wilh tlie joint action of the citizens of Point Grey,
Vancouver ami South Vancouver, surely the Provincial Government will nol further disregard the wishes
pf half of llle population of llie province of liritish
* 4   4
THERE WAS A MAX in South Vancouver who had
a family of fourteen. It was in the pioneer days and
the children all attended church. Following the christening of tlie youngest of the lot, the parson asked the
father if he would not like to make some little subscription to the new- church fund. "What," exclaimed the father, "do you want us to supply the congregation and build the church into the bargain?"
Wednesday night the depositors in
the Dominion Trust Company, many
from South Vancouver, gathered tei
discuss ways and means of protecting
their interests. Following a lengthy
discussion, during which many special
interests, legal .-ind otherwise, tried
valiantly to sidetrack llie main issue,
an apparently satisfactory conclusion
was reached when a committee of live
depeisitors was appointed lo interview
persons relative to the appointment of
a permanent liquidator hy the depositors.
Vancouver financial men came in leer
considerable criticism at the hands of
the depositors, this in view of attempts
made hy several concerns anxious t',
serve   tlie   depositors.
When the meeting opened, Mr. J,,1m
Ranki f the stnfl fi the "Chinook,"
who is one '>f the depositors with a
considerable sum al stake, occupied
the chair. Mr. Rankin, in rep,,ning
the results of a previous nieeling, said
in part as follows :
"On Friday evening a very informal
nieeling of depositors was held in the
lohhy of the Dominion Trust Build-
ing. There appeared to lie a general
feeling among those present at that
meeting that some action should he
taken hy the depositors with the view
of securing their rights as one class
of the creditors of tlie Dominion
Trust Company, and with the view of
finding out whether that feeling was
shared by the depositors generally it
was decided to call this nieeling.
"As you are aware the present position of matters is ihis. A provisional
liquidator, a Mr. Drayton, has been
appointed hy the Court and he will remain in office for about one month
until a permanent liquidator is ap- with
pointed. From paragraphs appearing
in the newspapers il appears to have
been arranged by these parties who
have hitherto heen represented in the
Court proceedings lhat Mr. Drayton
is to be made permanent liquidator.
and what we have to consider here
principally is���will our interests as
depositors be sufficiently protected by
the appointment of Mr. Drayton as
permanent liquidator of the company?
"I was not present at the Court pre>-
cecdings myself, but a lawyer friend
who was present has mentioned a number of points that then arose that have
given rise in my mind at least, to
some doubt as to whether our interests are really to bc the lirst care of
Mr. Drayton. It appears that when
the matter was before the Court,
counsel for the Dominion Ceempany
spent seeme hours in trying to convince the Court that the Dominion
Company was not insolvent but that
it only appeared to he so. We know
that it is sufficiently insolvent for emr
purpose at present and likely le. he
for some lime lo come, but the real
reason fe,r Counsel for the Dominion Company taking up this position
was in order to defeat the petition
thai was presented by i Mr. Maxton,
hi English creditor residing in France,
ami when once it appeared that that
petition was to be disregarded, the
Dominion Ceempany directors, through
their  Counsel,  al   once agreed   le,   Mr.
Drayton's petition for a continuation
eef Ins appointment as Provisional
Liquidator, and this is more remarkable when we take Into account that
Mr I Ma, i.,n's Counsel, Mr .bee' Martin,   hail   hinted   al   the   possibility   "I*
ii,ii only  civil  hut criminal proceedings being taken against the Direct.ers
"What   sume   of   us   are   wondering
at is why   should the Directors be so
willing to  accept  a  liquidator   who  isi
thirsting to institute civil and criminal
proceedings  against  them;  hut  things
appear te, be  mure strange when  we
lake   into   account   that   Sir     Charles
Tupper, who presented the petition at
tlle  instance  of  the     English    creditor, has been appointed by the Court
as Joint-Counsel  for    Mr.    Drayton,
whose appointment Sir Charles Tupper   had   strongly   opposed.
"To outsiders who are not  familiar
the   twists  of  procedure  in   the
Courts,  the   whole  proceedings,  both
before  and   since  the  trial,   have  the
appearance   of   suggesting   some   deal
between   lhe   directors   on     tlle     one
hand, the provisional liquidator on the
oilier and thc hostile petition that was
lodged   by   Sir   Charles   Tupper,   and
what   we   depositors,   who   were     not
specially represented in Court want to
know,  is���if  a  deal   took   place,  what
provision  has been made for the protection  of our interests?    Our  claims
as   individuals   may   be   small   but   to
many of us these claims mean  much
more than the larger claims that were
per Ton
Phone Seymour  1441
represented in court, for many of us
had practically our all in the Dominion Trust. Our interest therefore is
to us a very large one and we would
be failing in our duty, not onlj lo
ourselves but to those dependent upon
us, if wc neglected lo take every precaution to ensure that we depositors
gel at least a fair deal in this matter.
"So far as the Dominion Trust
Company   itself   is   concerned,   we   eh,
not appear to have had even the appearance eif a fair deal. I have- always   understood   'hat   since   tlie   new
Trust Company Act came into force,
Trust   Companies   were   expected   t'e
keep  25   per   cenl.   ot   the   amount   "f I
theft  elepeesils  mi   hand  or  in   bank   in
a   special   account.     11   thai   had   been
done, the Domini,,u Company should
have  had  aboul  $.'.KI,|iUI)  lying   in   tlle |
hank, instead Of which Ihey   were elne
I.,  the hank  an  overdraft   "i   $230,000,
I  have also underst I that  there were
Government officials appointed te, inspect the books of Trust Companies
if -ee ihat .these companies were doing what the km directed them to 'I".
but apparently the Dominion Trust j
Company was considered so strong '
thai it was above suspicion.
"The directors were paid by thc
Company not emly for looking after
their Qwn interests as shareholders but
f,,r the interests of the depositors and
creditors as well. That they have
failed ill their duty is obvious to
every,'lie of us and they must now be
prepared to face the consequences of
their own neglect. Tliey had lhe information or at least they were en-
tilled to call for the information te,
show how the Company sleiod. We.
as depositors, were not entitled to it
and we were therefore at the directors' mercy, and what we depositors
wish to be satisfied of beyond doubt
is���is the Provisieinal Liquidator
whom the Government organs tell us
is to be appointed permanent liquidator, is he to have our interests as his
lirst care or is he to endeavor le, protect depositors and directors at the
same  time?
"Those of us who were present at
Friday's meeting thought that if you
agreed with us, it would bc desirable
to take some steps at least tei satisfy
(Continued on Page eS)
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MR. I". !���:. ELLIOTT, the former councillor, is off
lo tbe front. Tbe people of South Vancouver will
join in wishing Mr. Elliott God Speed and a safe return. His absence will be much felt in South Vancouver, but tiie loss for the time being of a valuable citizen will be made up by tbe good which will come
from the sterling example being set by Mr. Elliott.
vi   washed
will remain t
I $5.1X1 p,r
loll    1
for the
time liiing
..f mir
OCal ciilllpe
to   secure   some   0
liive   fa
led,    this
s  for  it
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929 Main Street
The Important Matter of Choosing Your Dentist
"The Last Word
in Dentistry."
Good  Teeth
to health
the   most
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The New
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Bldg., Richards
and   Hastings
Second   Floor
Room 212
Phone  Sey.
4 6 7 9
HERE is nothing so important i" your health ami efficiency as the matter with
your teeth.    Sound, useful, beautiful teeth shouhl be yours-  teeth thai enable
you to bite, chew anil smile in comfort,   Decayed teeth cause, imt only continual
inconvenience, I ut permanent ill-health,   li is your duty t" yourself to economise
in other ways so that yem may secure teeth that look natural, feel natural ami perform the functions whieh Nature allotleil to those important members.
CHEREFORE you ihould choose your dentist with ureal care. It is poor
economy tee buy "bargain teeth." Inferior dentistry���pom materials. little
knowledge anil less care���costs but little less than lhe right kind even at the beginning, and certainly is much more expensive in the Ions run.
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best materials. Each individual case is carefully studied. When I lit ynu
with my "Nature teeth" they look, fit anil feel like the ones Nature nave you. And
you will lind my prices no higher than those of ordinary dentists,
GOME in and allow me to examine your me,nth. advise you and give you my
estimate of the cost. This will involve no obligation whatever. Make up
your mind now to see to those teeth. Then call, phone or write lo me now,
making appointment for examination.
No Gas or Harmful Drugs Used
"You Suffer No Pain"
I HEREI1Y GUARANTEE tbat all dentil work performed hy mc wil! be absolutely
painless. If tbe slightest twinge of pain is experien'xl Kjr the patient no money need be paid
to me, or if any bas been  paid, it  will  he  instantly .cfwlcd.
I further guarantee that all crown or bridge work ^r filling will remain in first-class condition for a period of TEN YEARS. If any of iiiy work becomes defective during that time I
Will   replace   it   absolutely   FREE   OF   CHARGE.
Who Exposed
the Graft ?
(Formerly Sill & Miller)
652-654 BROADWAY WEST   ::   Phone Fairmont 738
By   Felix   Penm
The same l'hone Number, FAIRMONT 738,
that has f..r ihe pail SEVENTEEN MONTHS
saved so many heart-broken relatives THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS will connect you with
the above firm, which POSITIVELY GUARANTEES proiiipl anil courteous treatment at ONE
HALF the expense charged by the COMBINE.
Modem Chapel and all mir first-class services
ABSOLUTELY FREE. Automobile equipment
in connection.
B.C. Independent Undertakers Ltd.
652-654 Broadway West
Phone Fairmont 738
Keeler's Nursery
Grower and Importer of Plants, Bulbs, Roots and Shrubs
Cut Flowers and Design
Work  a  specialty.
Flowering and Ornamental Shrubs for Spring and
Fall   planting.
One  hundred varieties of
Roses  of  Choice   Sorts
ami   three   hundred   varieties   of   Dahlias.
Phone Fairmont 817
Vancouver possetsses a fine, well
equipped, efficient ichool which is
named after Lord Roberts. It i- just
the sorl nf ichool the fine old soldier
would have rejoiced t" sei anel his
brighl eye would have twinkled ��� >n
such a gat hi ring as the 600 children
wlm gathered in the hall of the- ichool
on Mondaj afti moon The bright.
..I me i ii laughter bul m Monday al -
tern,,,,n laughter wai  hushed, for  the
-,li.���,I    flag    was    a!    hall   lllasl     el fry
I,,.;, and girl knew thai tin gallant old
.,tidier  w leise name th,- schoi,1   bon
hael   gu|,e-   t',   111-   rewaiel.   tii.ll    the'    King
hael lost a good soldier, the Empiri
a gnat patriot ami the nu u who are
now defending our country from a
cruel foe, hail lost a great leader���a
ge,,���i friend.
Sweetly      sue 11. el      the      long      "Ol
Canada," sung by the fresh young
voices iu which could be detected more
than usual feeling, anil linn Mr. Messenger introduced me tei my audience,
wine looked al me with thai intent interest whieh ,,nly children show���an
interest that makes an audience of
children so delightfully appreciative
en- so severely critical.
May I for the children of S,,lltll
Vancouver endeavor tu icll in simple
language "The Story of Lord Roberts" as I told it te, the children at
the Lord  Keilieris  School?
My dear young friends���Today the
flag of this school���the I.eerel Roberts
Sell',ol���is Hying at half mast eeut of
respect to the memory "f the greal
Soldier after whom the school is named, and who has just passed away.
Leinl Roberts is dead. Ile died ill
France, close te, where the great battle i.s waging. Ile hail gone there tee
see tlle Indian Iroeeps, for he was Com-
maniler in Chief eif the over-seas soldiers, anil he had great regard l"r tlle
Indian tn>e,ps. Ynu see he' was him
self bom in India and much eef his
great work wa- done in that wonder-
I ful  country.
Lord Roberts is dead, and s,> we- imt
the Union Jae'k, the Hag he loved and
fought fur. al half ma-t. Why die will.,   this  when   a   person  dies?       Well.
when   a   mai      -        nquered     ,    hax   ������,
lower In-  Rag I    thi      mqu< ror,   .i ho
;���'    es I is flag al"" i  ii     When a man
.he -  thi   ���'..e   is lowered I
I.e.nl  l<"l��� ii- w  - burn in  I
e ery old  man.    That  fa,"    we
hat i    eemed l    forget I     In
brighl ��� full of mi. r. -i  in
,,  ...      ,.
ly think fi Inn: as a  man i I SO     S, p
tcmber   lie'   30tl    !     opi    '.   u   will   re-
I     I
ami as thai daj      mis round ami the
nnivcrsarj diee
round j nu ���'������ mid i-, . ���, I'm in mil i| bj
hoisting the Union Jack with a wreath
ul flowers anil ->n th.- elay lie- .lie-el put
li ��� flag at hall mast�����ith a laurel
wreath in token of his many victories.
Little Frederick Sleigh Roberts,���he
ivas always a little chap���was small
ami delicate as a boy. Su was Vel-
suii. Like Nelson, Frederick Roberts
hael plenty nf pluck, he thrashed a
bully who insulted him, he mastered
lhe language. Hindustanee, when
it ie as necessarj ain! all his life In-
showed earnestness, zeal, industry.
steadiness, ami hc took such active
exercise that he kepi hi- wonde.-t.il
activity  to the em', of hi- long life.
I am   ii"t   geiinc   tn  attempt   to   tell
veil   his   wonderful   story   in   a   brief
half hour.    I can only tell you enoujrl
tee excite ye,ur interest ��� I   hope��� and
set  you  reading  all  abemt  him.
Early in his military life in lln- Indian Mutiny. In- saved the standard
whieh hail fallen intn the enemy's
hanels. anil s,. In- won ihe Victoria
Cross���that medal which is neither
gold ur silver. Imt only breinze. but i-
valued mure than any other because
it is given "feer valour."
II was some few years after the Indian Mutiny I t'ir-1 saw Lord Roberts���I have seen him twice since
then���a little bright, cheerful man���
whose eyes seemed everywhere, s'liart
and cheerful. 1 want v u tu read
aboul his wonderful march to Cabul
ami te. Kandahar. I wanl you tu no-
'iee hnw, like Xil-ni'. he mad, "duty"
hi- watchword, lie had grown uld. ami
The  Late  Lord  Roberts
had will earned his.rest when the
Boer War broke oul ami he went !������
South Africa to conquer Cronje ami
prove that ilu- British Empire must
l,e kepi  vier rious  over al'  enemie -
Boys ami girl-, ihis i- the h��� n
Lord Huberts ha- left us. X" ma tei
what yur wurk in life may be, keep
well informed as te, yur duty, by sobriety, simple living, cleanliness ind
exercise keep your body "fit" feer acj
arduous wurk you may have- lo ihe.
Remember too that ymi ow ��� , . and
duty te> your country. You ean -lew
that love, ihe that ear; ' v ther ways
than i"-��� j"1111 ,. Be honest, kind, brav.
industrious, patriotic and yon 'A'lll
make yuur - h������ ,1 proud of you ar.i!
you may well carrv thr > ,gh lif- th"
proud memory th.'.t cj'I "cr iraiiici!
in a school wiiir'i ion the name oi a
suliher. a brave man���Lord Roberts���
known all the worH over .- "Gallant
Al the close of the address���whiui
wa- listened tn with rapt attention���
the children sang tin- National Anthem.
Wm. Itartram. .ef the Seeuth Vancouver lire department, has resigned his
position un tin- force to go ami light
tin- cause of hi- country. II, ha- joined the Army Service Corps.
Mill: Foot of Ontario Street, Fraser River Phone:  Fraser 97
Manufacturers of
Wholesale and Retail
P. M. HAMILTON' >''��� Wil.LIS
Coffee Week ��� November 23-28
For This Week the B.C. ELECTRIC
During the week a j.iint demonstration ni Nabob Rrand Coffee
and Electric Coffee Percolators will lie held at grocery stores al all
central points of the citv an.l suburb- Nabob Brand Coffee ma.le in
ilie Electric Percolator will be lerved to all ami orders for Percolators
at the speeial "l.'..lTi.   Week" price may be placed.    See aelu. in  Van-
c.iuier dailies as t.. locations uf demi nstrations In South Vancouver.
Electric Percolators make
sufficient Coffee for an ordinary
family at a cost of One Cent.
At "Coffee Week" price Electric Percolators are a most attractive offering for Xmas Gifts.
Miss Maude Leone, at the Empres-
Seattle,   Vv'ashii^pWu.S.A..  November  9th,   1911.
Gentlemen : We are in receipt of your favor of the 7th asking for quotations on our KOALS.   Messrs.
of Vancouver have the exclusive sale of our KOAL in that vicinity.   Please take the matter up
with them'.' Yours truly,
Vice-Pres. and Manager.
The above letter, written from Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., is in reply to an inquiry by one of our local
coal dealers to conclusively satisfy themselves that American coal was being shipped to, and sold in Van
Freight on coal from Washington is $1.40 per ton.   The duty on same is .60c per ton.   Can good goods
be bought cheap?
We sell only the famous "JINGLE POT" coal.    Mined in B. C. and transported to Vancouver by Canadian Transportation concerns. BUY AT HOME!
Phone Highland 226
Phone Fairmont 2500
Phone Fraser 41
The  -lurk  paid a  visit  this  week  to
M    ..';.! Mrs. J. II. Bowman, of Kings-
near  Central .Park,  ami  left    a
litde  sun  t,, brighten  their  home.
* *   *
Utilis, thi i oui :: ladies class oi the
Ruth Morton Memorial Church, gavi
a concert in the church on Tuesdaj
evening. The programme was musi-
J. Another interesting feature of
tln evening was the shadow pictures.
* *   *
Seeuth Vancemver's committee of
the Patriotic Guild, comprising a number ol public spirited ladies, of whom
Mrs. E, Campbell is cbnvener, are engaged in making rounds of visits on
families of s ileiiers of the municipality win, have geme to the front. Their
report shows the families very comfortable.
* *   *
The annual sale eef wnrk by the
WHmen's   Assnciatieen, assisted bv  lhe
Girls'   Cluh.   will   lu-   held
Church. Ceillingwood; mi  Friday
ember 4.
The Young Peoples' Guild, of Knox
Church, will meet for a social evening at Mr. Jas. Nelson's on Monday.
November 23.
One of a family of Successful Colleges
established throughout  Canada
W'e   have   announced   elsewhere   in
��� dition  uf  ti,,-  Chinook,  tin   inauguration   of  our   great   educational
campaign.     I -  iti ted  there,  ��e have
pur,ha- il   Scholarships   frum
I'i.i Success Business College, Ltd.,
anel in order thai i - may have
tir-t ham! information regarding ihis
institution     mir     repri has
made a  personal  investigation uf iln-'
scl 1. , etc.
Th,    i olli gi    iia-e    ��� i cently    > i el
from  tlu   excellent  quarters  it  occu-
pil d   i n   tin    top   floor   ul'   lhe    I larris
Block, ce iii' i 10th \i. une and Main
Street, tu meere- spacious and better
��� quippi 'I premises i ound fhe.,r
,,f the same building���non known as
di r,- Court. The rnenns have
meet tlle exact, requirements uf -mli an institution,
They are large-, lighl. steam-heated,
well ventilated ain', artistically decorated. Tin- principal has informed us
thai persons competent tu judge have
frequently stated thai without doubt
they are- the line-' Business School
premises in Western Canada. The
equipment uf tin school thruughout is
in keeping with tin- splendid premises.
The furniture- is of quarter-oak. Mure
than sixty uf the Ik-1 typewriters
procurable ar. i. naily use. Dicto-
:��� .',.1 -. multigraj Its, adding machines
���.���ml tiling devices, etc., form part of
the equipment.
This school is
One of a Chain of Schools
extending freem the Atlantic t" the
Pacific ami located in such important
centres as Amherst, X.S., Truree. VS.,
Monctuii, X.I'... Winnipeg, Man.. Regina Moose Jaw. Weyburn, Estevan,
Sask., Calgary. Lethbridge, Alia., ami
Vancouver, B.C. Some idea of the
size ami importance of these schools
may be gained from the facl that tliey
use nearly 400 typewriter- anil have a
yearly enrolment of uver 2IHKI students
A   Strong   Teaching   Staff
Mr. K. Scotl Eaton, B.A., 'he principal, comet from Nova Scotia. He
is a graduate in Arts from Acadia
University, a graduate of ilu Business
Educator's Association uf Canaela. ami
In ild- an intermediate Chartered Accountant's Certificate, He wa- fur
two years director of iin- business department ami vice-principal of _ the
Union Commercial College, Char-
lotteton n. I' E Island; for une j i ar
principal e.i ti:, busim -- d< partm nl
of tin- Maritime Busim -- College,
Halifax, one of lln- largest and I,est
busim -- . elh g, - in the Dominion;
ami fur nn- years has beel ce innecti d
with tin- Alberta Business College,
Edmonton, Alia., a- director fi the
business department, ami during the
lasl three- years as principal of the
ii hool. I'm r to entering 'in teaching   profi --ine.   Mr     Eati m    was   fur
��� i   -nn.   - mpl j i'! ��� :coun-
tanl by une of the large joint stock
companies of Nova Scotia. IL- wide
experience ti ng     am!      actual
business fits him in a high degree mr
the efficient training of young people
for 'lie practical duties of life. The
is; ��� ,;.. nf his ' studi nts, who are'
in,lay efficient!) filling positions of
trust, an- thi strongest recommendation this school can have.
Mi-- 11. Howson, vice-principal and
direi tor of thi shorthand department,
is an Ontario Normal trainee! teacher,
holding a professional certificate and
i- also a graduate of the Business Ed-
i-.e'at.er's Association of Camilla. After
fuur years' experience as a public
school teacher she became principal
of th,- shorthand department uf the
Peterboro Business College, which
position she lillee! fur fiv< years "iih
entire satisfaction, resigning to be-
comi vice-principal uf the Garbutt
Business College, Calgary. During
her three year- in Calgary, Mis- How-
son achieved a very marked success
as director of ihe shorthand depart-
intnt am! tlie fact thai she i- a member of iln' Vancouver staff is an assurance 0' the public that the local
school is maintaining tlie same high
standard for which a!! the schools of
ilie class hav e bec< mi   si   m itcd.
All other members of the staff are
required tu be normal-trained am' ex-
peri need li. ' In i -     'I'ln- Ci lh ge
met believe in smploying inexperienced
ami  inefficient  teachi rs
A  Remarkable Guraantee
T'e Sttcci -- Busim -- Ci lleg ��� w
nol doubtful .,- i" theii  abilit)   ti
���. - -iis- hi in-'   thej
make ntee v< hich so fai  a-  .��� ������
know i- 'i- t made ley any ��� ither Busi
in --   S,ii' ui   in   Ca tada.     We   quoti
U     absolute!)    guat anti      ihat   ii.
aftet i  u havi paid us for on<
tuition, ami havi   spenl ii i   montl   in
attendance at iln i are nol
��� I   with   tlie   in-lrueli .
git ire     ye u.     we     \t ill
promptlj  refund j our mom j.
'It is understood thai I
is gn, ,;. -',,���, only fur Ihe
���   be in atti ndan i .
but fi '���    ��� i   suci   i ding month."
A Word to our Readers
As i'la i' uslj stati il, we have carefully iiiv, - ��� standing ami
qualifications of the Success Business
College, a'n! we do nol hesitati to
recommend this institution tu our
readers as   first-class  in   every  respect.
If ymi cahoot, because of circumstance-, secure a classical education,
yuu can surely become thc possessor
uf a commercial education. There is
Boarccly a boy or girl wlm cannot pro-
curc a gmid business training. In
youth the desperate need nf seim special equipment fnr life's battle is cut
always realized. Later in life, when
thc opportunity may have geenc by,
the one whee has carelessly allowed
his opportunity tei pass unheeded will
look hack with bitter regret.
The day in which we live is demanding more and more, a good business
ami mental equipment, if we are tn
rise abeive the deael level of things.
Do not let opportunity slip by you,
grasp it while there is yet time.
How earnestly the parents of our
boys and girls should covet for them
a better chance in life, if possible, than
they themselv -s had. A trained mind
is a better endowment than uncounted
dollars without |>\ SIX
Goodyear Shoe Repairing Co.
Geo. H. Morris. Prop.
High-grade  Shoe  Repairing done by modern methods.    Our  Bicycle
Messengers call for and deliver goods
Hughes Bros' Big Liquor Store
Phone : Seymour 330
We carry everything in Wines, Liquors and Cigars
No order too small, and none too large  for this popular Liquor Store
Store open every evening until 11 p.m.
Free Delivery to all parts South Vancouver
Leaving our Store every Thursday and Friday morning at 9 a.m.
Price List mailed free on application
How Satisfactory it is to tht Housekeeper to be sura that
the MILK, CREAM and BUTTERMILK she receives is
Pasteurized and Germless.
Delivered in Sealed Bottles, Perfectly Sterilized.
905 Twenty-fourth Avenue East
Phone Fairmont 2391 L PRICE.& GREEN,  Proprietors
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.
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
Tel. Fair 1634
910-11   YORKSHIRE   BLDG.
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for public meeting!, dances,  etc.,  to  Let
34 32nd Avenue
Sashes, Doors,
Windows, and
all  kinds  of
Mill   Work
We  have the  most up-to-date
All Doors, Windows and Sashes
We guarantee all our work.
Call  and see us���We put you
Phone Fairmont 836
The Toymaker of Collingwood
Baker and  Confectioner
Wedding Cake specialist.   Why go
further for your Home-made bread
and pastry than the
Cor.  of JOHN  and 28TH  AVE.
"We're  iweepin' the business righl
ire.in under the bloody feet ol the
Germans," exclaimed the wire-haired
Englishman. "Conu along and I'll
-'i.,\i you eeur factory."
i int on Wale- Ruad, half way between Collingwood and the N'eerth
Arm.   ��>   liael   lln 1   him.     A   COUple   "i
hlocki away, acrost lome vacant l"is.
��,. ill,' factory, and presently wa
-i ud bi fore it.
Surel) it tlii- nun wai a toymaker,
thii factory of hii muil .il-,, be a toy,
we thought It wai io imall that it
u;i- loft on tbe thirty-three t""t 1<>t
which carried upeeii its slieuihlcrs as
will   a   house,   ���   barn,   a   slied   and   a
garden which, judging from the butti
nf cabbages and tne general remnant!
nf a harvest, must have been intensively  cultivated.
"Ves."   said   tin   owner   "I   lllis   tiny
induitry; "here i- our factory, Neet
very large, indeed, Imt bin enough fur
the preient. A man who owna a sture
uver there lias promised t" let ui move
int.. it. Hut this wai tiie emly pm-
perty we had and we couldn't afford
I,, pay rent."
It seemed strange that this ambitious
chap sin mid be forced i" confine his
industry in a ihop which wemld scarcely make a decent kennel fnr a das-
cliund. Yet it was see. Ami leer miles
around were many pieces "t" vacant
property���there are many hundreds
'if acres nf wild land in Snuth Vance mver.
Within the place a man and a woman were at wnrk at the tiniest carpenter's bench imaginable. The woman was the proprietor's wife. The
i,nly tm ils in evidence were
draw-knives, saws, a hammer
and an axe. On the floor in one corner were heaped pieces of timber of
odd sizes anel shapes which, we were
informed, had been gathered from the
wild land nearby, and in lhe opposite
corner were samples of llie finished
product���a steeut. high-headed hobby
horse, a toy Belgian cart, a train nf
"Iii these times, ynu know, wc must
make a crust." said the toymaker,
"And it entiles pretty hard at times.
Seventeen hours a day ��� that's all.
But we're makin' a living and makin'
ii honest."
Seizing the steuit limbed hobby by
the nfif hind leg, he field it up to us.
The barrel of the animal last summer
supported the thick top of a fir tree.
Tlie neck and head was yesterday but
a bit of kindling wood, The prnud
arched tail had one lime been part of
milady's muff as had also been the
inane. There were leather trappings
on the steed which had seen active
service on the feet nf the tnymaker's
sun chasing a football at Carleton
".'���'���'fty cents for thii fellow," said
the toymaker. "And it takes a good
bit of time to make.liint. Fifty cents
and there isn't much I,refit in Mr.
He bby Horse. But ne's a stout fel-
l,w and he'll make a fine toy for
si ine lad this Christmas and he ain't
madf in Germany."
A powerful locomotive was ditched
in the corner and attached to it was
a tender and a train of three cars.
The toymaker picked the mogul up
by the smoke stack and proudly explained tfie construction of a toy
which sold at something like a dollar
a dozen sets.
Then the toymaker took us into his
house where, on the floor of the parlor were displayed many samples of
the output of tfie factory. Some toys,
fie said, had been sold to Hudson's
Bay Company, others had gone in a
semi-finished state tee llie Local Council of Women who find them suitably
painted and sold them wholesale about
tfie city.
In mentioning this lhe toymaker
paid a high compliment to Mrs. J. K.
Unsworth, wlm had been of great assistance to him in his struggle for a
market for his product,
Altogether il was a very "emark-
ablc little industrial concern we visited i,n thai by-street back of Ceillingwood. Tfie small house was well
furnished and the housewife had not
neglected her domestic duties by bc-
,1 lining for lhe time being a toy manufacturer. There was food in lhe larder and in the .parlor "warehouse" was
a neat little organ ou the mantle of
which were noticed hymn boeeks and
bibles,  well   worn.
"Yeni see," said the toymaker; "we
used to work at tfie building trade. I
am a first-class cabinet maker ��� or
was���in England. Here I was a carpenter and when wc first came, I
got lols eif work and bought Ihis little
property. Hut during the past two
years there was nothing for me to
do. I got work on the municipality
for a time. But this winter we faced
starvation. For six solid weeks I
had geit only two days work on the
streets. And when they started this
rock breakin'. And ynu know that
a Britisher don't like breakin' of
stones and he don't like charity and
so we turned into the toy trade. True
we work seventeen hours a day and
sometimes it's hard to get orders, but
we're makin' a do of it and our business will grow."
"Hold on 'ere till I show you one
of my own invention," said the toy-
maker, as we turned to leave the
house. From a box he pulled out a
great sheaf of flags. He threw them
carelessly upon the table. They fell
in all shapes and angles, but in a
moment they came, as a result of a
peculiar little attachment where
weight and balance were considered,
right side up. Again, hc gathered
them in his hands and threw them
back on the table. Like magic the
flags righted themselves.
"My own invention and if I had the
money I'd patent it." said the toy-
maker. "It's the bloomin' old Union
Jack  and  you  can't  keep  him  down.
I   sold   Hudson's   Bay dozen   of
them. I thought the idear out in bed
one night."
He gave us two or three of these
little flags. Before me as I write,
there is one upon the table. I take
my pencil and tilt the tiny flag
over.    But it rights itself.    I toss the
flag to tlie fleeeir and it lands with i'.-
colori in the air. rigln side up I
place tfie Bag upon tin- palm of my
hand and there it standi-, preeuel as yi i
might  wish.
Tfie-  toymaker  of Collingwood un-
couaciously   modelled  that   flag   aftei
himself    Tak.   a  g 1 Johnnie  Hull
Place  liim  in   whatever  predicament
yen like anil he'll always land right
side up. Tfie harder he fall- llie higher   fie  bouncei     Like  the  g I  old
Union Jack, you can'l keep liim down
Financial Depression not yet heavy
enough to lay off South Vancouver mill men.
'ine nf the few Industrie! in Greater
Vancouver which is riding llie sleeriny
seas of finance without any apparent
change in payroll or output is llle
Canadian Cedar Lumber Company.
fool "f Ontario Street, on tfie Xorth
Arm eef tfie  Fraser  River.
Mr. Hamilton, of (lie Canadian Cedar Lumber Company, states thai il
is the intention eef llle company In
live up tn the slogan "Business as
Usual." The concern employs a large
number of men and is a valuable addition to Ihe commercial and industrial life of South Vancouver.
Cashier Campbell, one of the old
members of the staff of the concern,
had the misfortune some time ago of
meeting with an accident which sent
liim to the hospital with a broken leg.
When Mr. J. Francis Bursill took
tin- Collingwood children to tfie Ap-
pl'e Show, he asked them to write
essays on tin- visit. Five complied
with tfie request, I'rizes have been
given for tlie' essays, from which we
give some extracts.
Essay on "A Visit lo the Apple
Show, by James Rae, Carleton
"Through the kindness nf Mr. Bursill a number nf pupils, from the senior classes of Carleton School, met at
Collingwood   East  Station,  Saturday,
November 7, 1914, tn visit the Vancuuver Apple Shnw.
"W'e arrived at Carrall Street Station and walked to the building. The
place was beautifully decorated for
the occasion. We walked round the
hall and observed the various specimens of apples which came from all
parts of British Columbia. There
were also many kinds of canned and
preserved  fruits.
"Besides the different varieties of
apples there were various kinds of
lish, some of which were very large;
all were found in and around British
"J. Leckie & Co., of Vancouver, B.C.
had a fine display of boots and shoes.
which were made at their factory in
Vancouver. I noticed some minerals
which wcre also exhibited, We next
proceeded upstairs where we recived
some apples from Mr. James Findlay.
"We were then taken lo the Colonial Theatre, on Granville Street,
where we witnessed some pictures
connected with the war. We arrived
at Collingwood East Station about 6
p.m., after having spent a very pleasant afternoon."
James Rac's essay is really very
good and it shows he keep his eyes
open. The spelling is excellent and
tlie writing clear. F.llen Massey
writes a very good essay, but surely
she should have made a better guess
at the number of apples. My dear
Ellen, there were more than six hundred���there were many thousands.
Little Kathleen Hussey writes a
pretty essay for a little girl of nine.
She has bright eyes and seems to sec
Bravo! children. You well deserve
I lie li.ioks sent you and you shall have
another treat soon,
ITS DURABILITY���Does not crumble or pulverize under the densest traffic; second only to granite
ITS EASE OF REPAIR���No difficulty being experienced in removing and replacing tbe blocks; no
expensive plant or skilled workmen required.
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 of the dii< load is obtam-cd.
ITS DUSTLESSNESS���Does not pulverize; the
heaviest traffic only pounding down the wood fibres
to offer the greater resistance.
TTS CLEANLINESS���Having a smooth surface and
being waterprooi 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 that has no equal.
Vancouver, B. C.
Old established Main Street Merchant
Does Not Complain
Mr. J. E. Anderson, the Main Street
butcher, is selling more meat across
his counters (his week than for many
a day. He declares that business is
not half so bad as it might be and
that complaints from him must be
Mr. Anderson, of course, handles
only thc choicest meats and is a likeable gentleman. These two facts
combine to counteract a possible falling off in trade.
Local   Merchant   Secures   Tract   at
Port Moody
Mr. Lancaster, Twenty-fifth Ave.,
of the firm of Lancaster & Fox, is
one of those young men in the community who have been fortunate in
securing a tract of government land
at Port Moody in a certain block
which was recently auctioned off.
Mr. Lancaster paid the sum of five
dollars an acre or thereabouts and
will have to do homestead duties upon
this farm. These duties he will be
able to handle together with his large
business at Twenty-fifth Avenue.
His example is one which might
well be followed by many other young
men in the community more in need
of the producing value of thirty acres
of land within gunshot of Vancouver
than   possibly   Mr.   Lancaster.
Stock Department, Seymour 6913
i\ Id! JrnTlTr
Campbell Storage Company
Ti iit-i ih iib y L
We claim we have the beat.
The largest Plant and a downstream haul.
Dealers in
Coal, Cement, Plaster, etc.
Phone 15-16
Send them to
Margaret H. Seaton
(Cert. Soc. of Arts, London, Eng.)
Teacher of
Private Classes Twice Weekly,
25c. per Lesson
      South Vancouver
Can supply your needs  at right
(Right at Station)
Established 1893
Refined Service   New Location
Opposite new Y. M. C. A.
Fireproof     Columbarium     and
Seymour 2425
Phone Seymour 5293
best equipment in Vancouver
409 Dunsmuir Street SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1914
Every telephone ia a
You can obtain the rates to any poinl by asking
the Toll' )perator.
if Miti don'1 know the number, give the name
and address in tlie Long Distance Operator.
If ymir service is not satisfactory
How Jack Gets Ready to Scrap
A hundred yean .-1^., win-,,;,- were
built    of    tiinle, r;    lull    ill    those
canna 'i.i  shot.    Shells
��er,- unknown.
dem     high-explosive     shell
. itn,) -
��� '    I)    ol    til'
-,iel    llli.
Even today, ti
nnt> an)
ti-.ii ��� ci  than
ayything  else  which  must  be  ���.���������
, 'I against.
i in.-,  g ship takes an no
dvi ntage.   lot
men havi ie, be called away from tin ir
��� i -ul,elui' th,  conflagration.
i       gt e ,,t   ie!. a, thi 111  i-l�� IIr
ii'h for action ia i ��� lisc ird everything
that can ignite.
In tin' lir-i  p|  i ,.,    ,\ |)jgi
i lern  battlesh p  has  fifty   or  lixty
tileellMlllel      (l. . U11 ��� I r,      ll'iltll Of -t'.'illl
launi iie-. picket 1 >��� -nt���. and pull-boati
on her upper deck.
SUPpOStng   -lie     i-   III    -e ;,    ��� lull    Wit   I-
declared. The moment that luv wireless proclaims the facl of hostilities
having commenced, overboard ��<> nil
her boats. They are anchored to a
buoy, ami left, li tii: chance t omes,
they may In- picked up again, 11 not
��� will, lit any rati-, no ship could go
int,, action   with  Iman
K\e-e-]et     111     till'    very    latest     W-M'K.
there is an immense quantity "I wooden joinery and furniture in  tin-  ship
Most     I'f    till-     W lell     partitieells     lire
moveable,    All these���everything that
,is inflamn
of tin
tins  Tm
a   tlie-  "splint
hich   i-   heavy   nel ,Mik   de-
' ��� iplinten
'     III.    llle  II    .���
1 f. e' war
, m hich  crew   ,,i
upper tl
P.,'!<eu, stokers are busy
li nn.
I    ' Ither men arc posti d al 'ii.   i
"i    iln-    water-tight    compartm
There  are'  two  t,,  three  hundred  ol
compartments,    making     the
hull in:,, a tort of honeycomb
Ammunition i- hastily brought  oul
from tin- shell-rooms ami put in posi-
10 a- ie, In' ready for tin' guns.
Torpedoes,  t"".  are   prepared;   while
down in the' thus the eh,"tors ami tln-ir
assistants  make  everything  ready   i"
i i, pil   to  iln-   ��ounded.
\h i- controlled from the conning-
tower, where the  captain Btands in  a
small   f,,rt   with   side-  of  twelve-inch
steel, amid a maze of speaking tubes,
I telephones and bells.
Glazed Cement
The Scenic Highway Across the Continent
The Popular Route to the���
Up-to-date Train Service Between Vancouver and the East.
All trains equipped with Standard and Tourist Sleepers.
J. MOE, C. P. A., 434 Hastings St., Vancouver.
C. MILLARD, D. T. A.. Vancouver.
H.  W.  BRODIE,  Gen.  Pass.  Agent, Vancouver.
General  Agency  Transatlantic  Steamship  Lines
H. 0. Smith, C. P. & T. A.
Phone:   Sey.  8134
C. E. Jenney, G. A. P. D.
527  Granville  Street
Phone Fairmont 989 P.O. Hox 574, Cedar Cottage
Beaconsfield Presbyterian. Church,
corner of Kaslo and 25th. was formally opened on Sunday the 15th inst.
Dr. K. J. Wilson, of St. Andrew's,
preached in the morning and Rev. K.
Leslie Pulseon, of St. John's, ill thc
evening. Mr. James Tait. organist of
Kueex Church, Collingwood, conducted tlie service of praise. On Monday
a congregational social was held at
which hearty congratulatory speeches
were given by neighboring clergymen.
The cosy little church was daintily
decorated and was crowded tei capacity on each occasion by appreciative
and enthusiastic audiences, The
lluilding \ias erected by voluntary labor and is an evidence of the zeal and
ability of Mr. Wm. Menzies, Mr. Burton and thc people of (he Beacons-
zeld  disirict.
+    ,    *
Mr. antl Mrs. James Dibbiu, f<>r-
tucrly of Scheie,I Road, who have been
pioneering in the Kurt Fraser ceittn-
try, were visiting friends in Collingwood on Monday, They are on their
way back to their homestead after a
brief holiday trip to Seattle. Mr. Dib-
bin speaks well of tlle Xorth and believes that in a few years it will de-
velope Into a prosperous section of
ihe  province.
el       *       *
The ladies eel" Ruth Morton Memorial Church are holding a series of
rummage sales, which will close   al
Christinas. The sales take place on
Saturdays at the corner of Twenty-
sixth   Avenue   and   ['"raser   Street.
*    *    *
Under the auspices of the Ladies'
Aid. eif Westminster Church. Rev. Mr.
Craig, eef Central I'ark. gave' a very
interesting address in the church mi
Tuesday evening on "Wanderings
through   South   America."
is to adopt a comprehensive scheme
for its development and t'e take the
initial steps te, carry eetit llu project
at the earliest moment possible,
"Seattle has at Harbor Island, ami
1,11 In nli sitles of tiie F.ast and Wesl
Waterways, and al-', at Smith's Cove,
extensive areas suitable for waterfrontage. which can be s,, improved
as to provide tlie best facilities for
cargo business or general industries.
When commerce offers there should
lie a perfect willingness for its recep-
tieui. Otherwise it will go elsewhere.
The leading peerts of the world have
retained their supremacy only by recognizing the principle of preparedness, and because eef their willingness
met alone to keep abreast of the
limes but. as well, ahead of  them.
"The completion 'if the Panama
Canal, the building eef railways
throughout the Northwest, including
British Columbia, ami the further development of Alaska, with its wealth
and resources yet to be exploited, will
but     emphasize     Seattle's     important
Looking to the  Future
Fifteenth Avenue Florist finds that
they will still buy Keeler flowers
and bulbs.
Mi.  Keeler, the Rorist at Fifteenth
Avenue ami Main Street, declares that
his soil will raise just as g 1 flowers
and plants now as at any other linn.
In addition he finds that the lovers
of good flowers patronize him today
as in the- past. Mr. Keeler believes
thai the great thing for British Columbia is land for the people, On the
little pl.et which he has at Fifteenth
Avenue, he does very well ami lie
believes thai if the young nun of the'
land  "ere instructed  in  the  riielinie'iit-
of horticulture ami agriculture that
! British Columbia could be made the
most productive laml under the sun.
I Great  Lesson to  Learn  from  Harbor
(Continued from   I'age _'i
f][ Where do We South Vancouver People
EA T when We are Down Town ?
HE���I'd like te, propose a little te.ast.
SHE���Nothin'  doin'  kid!     Want  a  regular  meal.
���Mich.  "Gargoyle."
THE PENDER CAFE Pend* st. we>t
Mrs. Campbell, of 45 Twenty-sixth
Avenue East, entertained on Friday-
afternoon from 2 to 6 o'clock in honor
of  Mrs.   Ireland.
The Ladies' Aid of Westminster
Church, held their regular monthly
meeting at thc home of Mrs. Crawford.   Tea was served by the hostess.
"(_>i The Industrial Facilities :
These need not be I.,rated in proximity tee the business or commercial
centre of the city, In fact, tluy
should be some, distance therefrom,
where the surrounding land values are
such as i" Invite manufacturing and
storage facilities. The function of
such facilities is to provide fur the
handling ,'f commodities required for
manufacturing and industrial processes, and feer the economical transfer
of bulk eargeees .ir heavy products.
"The industrial functions eif the
great world-ports are of ever-increasing importance. Manufacturing
and industrial interests are being concentrated in such centres as provide
best terminal accommodation. The
successful cities are those which have
become depots wdicre the weerld's
crude materials are assembled, manufactured and sent broadcast as lm-
ished products.
Attraction of  Industries
"When we reflect that the cost of
transporting five tons by wagon will
cover transportation of fifty tons by
rail, or five hundred tons by water.
we obtain sonic understanding why
industrial firms are looking for locations with both rail and water transportation, and we begin to appreciate
thc fact that Seattle's harbor is Seattle's opportunity; that with cheap
power in abundance, an inexhaustible
supply of coal at her very gates, and
the vast resources of its hinterland,
all that remains to be done by Seattle,
the gateway to Alaska and the Orient,
"Nothing is more certain than a
vast immigration freun Europe will
be brought t', the Pacific Ceeast
through the Panama Canal, and that
it will cause a rapid increase in population all through the regiein west of
the Reicky Mountains. Immigration
will come mostly in large steamers,
carrying not only immigrants, but alse,
freight. Seattle now recognizes that
il may become the metropolitan centre of this great westward movement,
and thc magnetic, as well as lhe strategic point in tlu- inevitable struggle
for we,rhl commerce.
"Of all the recommendations :., be
made by the Municipal Plans Com*
mission, tlmse concerning tin improvement and development of Seville's Harbor are of ranking importance. The increase in taxable wealth
alone, aside freun the ine,,nie t" be
derived freun the operation of the
port, will nie,re than pay interest
charges ,,u ihe iv.iuU anel retire she
principle  when due.
"Every judicious investment in harbor improvements should tend ;���, decrease, rather than increase, tlu- tax
Progress and Development
"It is not 'ii cessary at onci i i provide all recommended facilities, li i-
essential, however, that a beginning
be made. Effective steps for ilu- development    eel     Smith's    l'f\e.     II,lill,'V |
Island ami the Dltwamish Waterway1
should be promptly taken. Tl
supplemented by the construction of
Lake Washington Canal, and ihe reclamation fi swamp anil tide ,,:,'-
now constituting a nuisance, givi .i-
surance of Seattle's commercial su
"I )n nhiids   will      I ��� .11.. \\      itupreei. 1
ment a  a-  loon  a-  Seattle   shall  tir��t
have'  maele  lhe pre,per  investment   for
lur general upbuilding.
"Tin' earnest attention of the careful reader of the above division "i
this report is particularly called i"
the imperative need 'ef Seattle's improvement "i lur waterfront, and t"
the easily comprehended h'sse.ns of
past and present harbor attainments
elsewhere. In no other department
of public interest does precedent stand
for more. For a good many years
city afler city has stepped into .the
ranks of the enlightened bidders for a
worthy share fi (he commerce of lhe
world. Not one ease can be cited in
which failure has resulted from generous, well applied effetrt to push
the Utmost, all chances for notable
improvement. Original outlays have
been justified by satisfactory returns,
encouraging still further drafts on the
civic treasury and abundantly proving the substantiality eef civic enterprise
Which Will it Be?
"Some peerts have been slow to
recognize the force of a precedent so
general as to almost constitute a law.
but even they have gradually sought
a place in the ambitious procession.
If Seattle defers definite actiem in this
regard, she will surely fall behind
other  competitors  for  the  accumula-
Sewer Pipe
Is  ihi s  in
- been
It  give* good service
ai..;  lias dural il!ty.
Dominion Glazed Cement Pipe Co.
Phone  Fairmont  122
Milk! Milk! Milk!
Turner's Pasteuriied and Germless Milk and Oram is the beat
diet  for  Infants and  Invalids.    Superior for tea, coffee and cocoa.
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.
Phone Fairmont 597
More Light and Better Light for the Home
USE TUNGSTEN LAMPS.���This is advised as the Tungsten Lamp
gives three times the amount of light oi a carbon lamp on the
same consumption of current.
type is the only class of Tungsten Lamp you should use. Don't
fail to ask for it when you buy Tungstens. It bears the same
relation to other types of Tungstens as docs the best grade of
steel to cast iron.
We carry at our Salesrooms a full line of the best type of Tungsten Lamps as noted above. Our prices are exceptionally low when
the high standard of our lamps is considered.
Ask our clerk to demonstrate the difference between a Tungsten
and Carbon Lamps, using the same amount of current.
Carrall and Hastings Streets 1138 Granville Street (near Davie)
R. CURRY. Prop.
19����  ALBEH?  ST.                                                                    TELEPHONE
131     ,
tion   ' il   \\ ��� i hi w idi    ii ade   which   all I
the   publii    ��'>rhs   ' ,f   lh,    pr, -ml
future, notably iln- Panama Canal
are sure if bring to tin Pacific (.'.east
It cannot 11 other�� ise- It then remains only ��ith ���. a p, "pi, tin in
- l>. - t" writi thc story of Seattle '-
future -tate- and glory, or unimportance and defeat. The law of develop-
iii, m is inexorable.
"The   steps   already   taken   t.e   build |
the Dumamish Waterway and Lake
Washington Canal are certainly in the
right direction. But several years
will pass before the public works can
he fully utilized. Meantime, in,thing
has been effected towards the itn-
provemenl ">' the waterfrontage or
Elliott Bay, except the recent irgan-
izaiie.n of the Porl of Seattle. What
is imperative is prompt initiation of
such construction as will provide
Seattle with adequate waterfront facilities "ii Elliott Bay. It cannot be
te���, soeiii undertaken in order to assure the world of this remarkable
city's undimished confidence in herself and of the future wilh her possibilities. Neet only have natural position and environment given almost
audible prophesy of the years tei come
but unlimited prediction can be hazarded as tei what the mineral resources of the far north will bring to the
port most accessible tn their disposal
and exchange."
Mr. W. W. Robertson
i (pen For i'e v.  more pupil
Ti-rjns   Model   ti
South Vancouver    Phone Sey. 4284
TAKE NOTICE thai P. .1. Lancaster, whole
address is 259 30th Avenue Sast, Vancouver
[V Ci will apply for a licence to take iod
use   1500   gallons  per   hour  <>f   water  out   oi
Aiinore     i':ttk.     which     !l<>\\-     -Mi'.lu'a-t     ami
southwest, ami drains into Lake Buntzcn
about the southeast corner of tht !;ikt-. The
water will be diverted from tbe stream at a
point aboul 2J? feet a null and east <>f tlie
northwest corner po^t of l.nt 16 antl will bc
used for domestic and Irrigation purposes upon
the land described as Lot No. 16, Plan of
Subdivision oi Parts of Sections 16. 20 and
21, Township 39. This notice was posted on
the ground on thc 11th day of November,
1914. A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water
Act, 1914," will be filed in the office of tbe
Water Recorder at New Court House, Vancouver, B. C. Objections to the application
may be filed with the said Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller of Water Rights
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C, within
thirty days after the first appearance of this
notice in a local newspaper. The date of the
first publication of this notice is November
14th,   1914.
F. J. LANCASTER, Applicant.
Miss HALL and Miss WESTLEY, graduate nurses
Patients Received from $15.00 Per Week
Phone Fairmont 2165
am ���
PANTAGES   w����*.
Ur.tqualled       Vaudeville       Mean.        Pieetic
E.   D.   Graham,   Resident   Manager
Phone Seymour 3406
London's Pet  Music  Hall  Artiste
Three   shows   daily    Ml,   7.20.   9.15
Admission���Matinees,     15c;     nights,
ISc and 25c; boxes, 50c.
Corporation   of   the  District
of South Vancouver
That the Audit for the third e^uarter en-lee!
September 30th. 1914. is now complete, and
any Ratepayer who wishes to scrutinize stale-
men, of same can elo so by applying in person
to the undersigned.
Icelandic  Singing  Society  Hetla Will
Give   Entertainment   in   Aid of
War Fund
Monday night, November 23, the
Icelandic Singing Society Hetla will
fjive' a big concert at Ash Hall, corner e,f Fraser Street and Twenty-sec
onel Avenue, when it is expected thai
there will he a large attendance of
South Vancouver people.
The hall has been graciously donated f'er tiie occasion by Mr. William
Ash. There will be an elaborate musical programme and several speakers
vill be heard. Mr. W. Anderson will
occupy the chair.
Born tn Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. Bow-
man, Seuiih Vancouver, at Collingwood, eef ;i sun.
Empress  Theatre
No stock leading woman ever appeared in Vancouver who, in io shun
���i time, endeared themselves to the
theatre-going public ai   Miss    Maude
She poaiMiei iii strong degree n,,i
unly  genius of the highest order bul
alio ihat -ine qua nun (or the sue,,  -
full ;u ire-- ilie ability lee impress that
IgeniuS    up,,11   her  auditors.   e,r.   t.e    i-e
ihe vernacular of the theatre, tbe sbil-
Iity iee_ "gel ii over."
i As an actren she is admired; i a
woman ibe li loved and respe-te.l hy
all with whom ������lie comt* in coi tact.
It is wiih pleasure that we announce
her re-appearance at the Empress next
week, fully recovered from the serious
illness whieh necessitated her retirement   t'e .r ie space
She  will make hcr re-appearance in
*i rule in which she lias .in established
reputation, thai of the London slavey,
in Israel Zangwill's 'iiiiinis play.
"Merely Mary Ann." This brilliant
play which has a record for phenomenal   runs ill l.,,iu|i,ii and Xew Yurk,
provides for Miss Leone in the rule
ul ".Mary \nu." perhaps the nie.st appealing;   and sympathy-attracting  pari
ill which she lias ever appeared ill this
city, and we feel confident that her
friends and admirers will pack the
house nol emly for the opening night
but  fur   each successive  performance.
"Merely Mary Ann" is a tale of
l,,'i,d"ii's Bohemia in which a poor
littje Cinderella of a slavey and a
young composer are the principal
ligures. The author, Israel Zangwill,
is the foremost Jewish name in present daj- literature, and his genius has
found full expression in this his besl
dramatic  wmk.
The plot is finely conceived, the
characters Splendidly drawn and the
play in its entirety makes strung appeal tei the best in man and womankind, impressing a moral "f the
strongest kind without  preachment.
The piece has heen kept ill re;
serve feer some time waiting feir Miss
Leone's return anil it is confidently cn-.
peeled thai she will scene a big success in   the title rule.
Authorities Allow Mud ?nd Refise to
Gather  on Wood Blocks  Beyond
25lh Avenue and Start  Trouble
Pantages  Theatre
A ireai for lovers "i feminine beau
ty  will  he  offered   Pantages   pan
nexl   week   feer  the  headline   feature  is
to be nothing less than Lottie Mayer
and her Diving Venuses.   This
[loubtedly   the   finest   aipiali
act    in
doubtedly  the  hneit aquatic    aet    in
vaudeville ami the girls iii addition ie'
leeiiiL;   elreains  of  beauty   beetli   iu   face'
and   figure   are   experts   ill   all   water
-ie,,ns. their diving into a shallow tank
being one of the nrnst thrilling per-
,.,,',,,-, ,,,-,.^   ,.,.',*   iir,'*,.|lt I'll   i ,11   the'   I,,,":,!
Many merchants "ii Main ftri
haie expressed indignation thai tin
authorities should allow the ne�� block
pavement to become so dirty. tH<:C
has been allowed to gather em the
sin face eif the pavement and to fueet
traffic it is nol pleasant.
The feeling has been expressed thai
ai little expense the' pavement mighl
be kept iii a dean and sanitary condition similar tee that portion uf Main
Streel between Sixteenth and Twenty-
seventh   Avenues.
sver presented on the local ��
liig event number two will he the
presence at Manager Graham's theatre uf ihat tremendous Hritish favorite, Laurie Ordway, the pet of thc
London music halls, whee will offer
her original imitations of ihe English slavey, the American soubrette
and the  English suffragette.    In ad-
ditiun Miss Ordway will sing the latest popular patriotic selections. She-
has appeared here heft ere with great
success and is almost equally as popular ill Vancouver as she is ill her own
dear London,
Other specia
Dewitt Young
y fine offerings will he
and   Sister     in     theii
I'cuili      leeuiiLi    .iieei    .^isie,       ,11       eiecee
stunning acl called "The College Boy
Juggler"; Violet Neitz-Jaek Phipps
.\- Co., in their ureal comedy playlet
" \ Strenuous Daisy." and Davis &
Walker in "A  Lesson in Dancing."
There will lie lhe usual line showing uf iiiiitiein pictures and the hill as
a whole "ill he fully up tu the best
Pantages  standards.
Master Mclvor Improves
The litlle s..n ..f Mr. M. Meivur.
wine lias been seriously ill with appendicitis at the General Hospital,
was brought home Monday in thc
automobile of Mr. S. K. Molten, of
ibe llultun Grocery, The child is on
the fair wav tu recovery.
Gore  Ave.
Lawrence  & Sandusky. Lessees
Sey. 3907
Musical Festival
A uraiid musical festival ami band
concert will be given in Knox Church,
ceerner Joyce and Scheeeel Reiad. on
Wednesday, 25th inst., at X o'clock.
The managers eef the church have secured tbe services eif the fanneiis Silver Hand eif 35 Instruments, connected
wiih No. I Corps uf the Salvation
Army. There will be patriotic and
other music. This feast of good
things will he sure tu attract a crowded house. Admission is free in order
that everyone can come. A collection
will be taken tu defray expenses and
t.i aiel the church funds. The public
is cordially invited.
 1 ^ ��� ���
Successful Entertainment
The South Vancuuver Liberal Cluh
entertained the members and their
friends at a whist drive un Wednesday
evening. About twenty cutiples sat
down. Mrs. D. M. Stewart wun lhe
first prize fur ladv, and Mr. J. J. I'itz-
patrick the first for gentleman. After
the game refreshments were served
and music indulged in. Councillor
Winram presented the prizes and all
vuted   it   the   best   ever.
Anniversary  Services
The anniversary services ul the
Mountain View Methodist Church
will be held in lhe church nexl Sunday, November 22. Rev. O. K. Brad.
shaw, M.A., will preach in the morning and tbe Rev. R. Xewtuti Powell
ill tlie evening.
The anniversary tea will he held on
Friday evening. There will he a good
programme and the Rev. Dr. Kber
Criinniy. eef Wesley, will deliver an
Week commencing Monday Evening, November 23. 1<H4
In ISRAEL ZANGWILL'S celebrated play
Prices  25c  50c
Matinees 25c any seat
18th and Main Street
All the Latest and Best in
Moving Pictures
A   Vancouver   Industry  that  believes in  the   Motto:
"What's Made in B.C. Is Good Enough for Me"
���and Lives Up to it
They have paid out FOR WAGES in Vancouver over $130,000 in I he past vear.
They have paid mn aboul $12,000 i<> the B.C. IK IP GR< IWERS .at Sanlis and Agassiz.
Tlicv liny the greater part of their supplies in this province, except barley, which is imt grown in sufficient quantities tu supply them.
They are selling this year over 1,750,000 bottles of
H.   H.   DEAN,. Proprietor
Cedar   Cottage   Theatre
20th  Avenue and Commercial Street
We show the best, cleanest and most up to date pictures with a
complete change daily.
Toronto  Paper    Seems    Anxious    to
Probe  it to the  Bottom
The following is an excerpt from
the Toronto "Saturday Night, whose
financial editor is devoting some attention tn tiie Dominion Trusi Com-
pany collapse :
"This is closely followed liy tlie action nf ilie Dominion Trust Company
in  seeking  voluntary  liquidation.    It
is said that the laic W. R, Arnold carried life Insurance to the extent    nf
$420,000, and thai a large pail eef thi.-,
was made out  in  favor of llie  Doiiiin-
iein Trust Company. If the directors
of Dominion Trust Company nave
Mr. Arnold a free hand, they were
als.e   fully  aware   of   the   fact   that   Ile
carried ihis extraordinary amounl  "f
life insurance, and ihey were fully informed as lo jusl what the reasons
were for lhe heavy risk. Whal the
true  situation   may  lie-  as   regards   the
i^scis of Ueiuiiiiie.il Trust  Company,
can only lie Conjectured, liul it wemld
seem lhat there is no use in trying i<>
gloss matters over at this time. What
the shareholders  of  Dominion  Trusi
Compatly, and lhe public generally, is
HOW entitled 1". is a full statement as
to llie position the company is in.
Why ilie Dominion Trusi Company
should embrace liquidation when its
profits made for tlle year 1913 amounted t.i $621,000 needs a lot of explaining. This is gross profit, as set out
in the annual reporl nf the late managing director. What the net profit
was is conjectural, lint if it was earned at all, it must have either been disbursed in such a way thai can be dis-
closed, eir it was only a paper prolit.
It appears to be significant that the
Vancouver courts recently took the
loan reserve fund of the C.H.I.C. .ent
of the bauds of the Dominion Trust
Company, and put it inlo possession
of another corporation. There arc debenture holders, mortgage heilders and
shareholders interested in the fate of
the Dominion Trust Company, and
they might as well have a frank statement as to bow affairs are, as the facts
will emerge sooner or later.
Dominion Trust Company Affairs
(Continued from Page 4)
ourselves in regard to the points I
have mentioned, If might he well
thai   this   meeting   should   appoint    a
small committee���say five members���
t" look alter mailers, te. consult some
strong and independent firm of soli,
citors, and should il be deemed necessary, wc thought that sfep> should
he taken to organize ihe depositors,
not   onl\   lur,.  but   in   lhe  other   parts
ol ilu  Dominion where the Dominion
Trust Company had branches with
the   view   of   taking   joint   action.     |{
you apiieiint ,-, committee tonight, thai
committee wottld look inte. matters
���unl report to another meeting to be
ca led later, Imt it Is for vou to con-
"���"'" M I" lhe' ways and means eef
raising a fund which would enable'
that committee tee consult lawyers and
take whatever si.-ps mighl appear uec-
ess.o.i iee organise the depositors generally.
Some    Reliable    Statistics    Touching
Upon  Municipality
(Continued from Page  1)
Mrs. 11. C. Wood entertained at
dinner on Mondav evening at her
home, 4478 Walden Street. Mr. and
Mrs. H. O. Clark, of Toreint.i. who
were spending the week in Vancouver
sight-seeing on their way to California
to spend the  winter.
wafer mains, etc.. ou Victoria Road.
Main Slreel ami other places was
$13,495.64. According to Lewis's figures only about one-fifth of that
amount should bc allowed for "material and ..fficials' salaries." But, as
a matter e,f fact, the expenditure on
material was $8,081.25 and f..r labor
$5,414.3��, without any allowance for
officials'  salaries.
Thus il will bc seen that Lewis's
ligures arc alsolutely misleading, being ficticious. And if that is true of
Ilis ligures. which can be correctly obtained from the auditor's report, what
must be said about his insinuations
anil suggestions abeiut last year's
Veeter's League councillors? whom he
claimed lie selected as honest, reliable,
business men. What is Lewis's game
anyway? Is it not disclosed in the
concluding line of bis invitation tei the
muss nieeling he is calling feir Friday
night at Fraser Hall, "As there arc
ii" contractors supporting us, there
will  be a  collection."    'Nuf  said.


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