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Array t^pm* CHINOOK
Y..I. IT, X<>. 40
SOUTH VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA, SATl'RDAY. APRIL IK. 1914
Price 5 cents
Mr. Stevens, M.P., Supports
North Arm Development
Any uncertainty which may have been earned by the circulation
throughout Snuth Vancouver of a rumor that Mr. II. II. Stevens,
Ml', recently declared from the public platform thai "it would be
years before any development of the N'orth Arm cnuld be expected
beyond the Eburne Bridge" "ill be removed by a statement irom Mr.
Stevens on the subject received by Harbor Commissioner EL C.
Hodgson,
Mr. Stevens, in a wire tee Commissioner Hodgson from Ottawa,
absolutely denies ever having made such a statement and brands it
as ridiculous.   Further, he says i
"I have always held that the lirst step* -lienild be tee open OU)
iiieeutli ni the river, which would result in more rapid development
in upper teaches. Ihis is neiw being done and you deserve all possible support."
In lighting the policy e.f Snuth Vancouver granting the N'orth
Fraser Harheer Board fund- for preliminary work, several reports
have   been   circulated  and   statements   made,   founded   Upon,   in   many
cases, grounds even more absurd than those which gave rise t" the
deliberate  misrepresentation  of  Mr.  Steven's  attitude  towards  the
We.rk    eei    Xorth    Allll    lie' veil ipIUCIl t.
Another Gathering at Liberal Club
Arranged for Evening, April 23
Noted Women'* Rights Advocate Will Speak and there will be
A Bright Programme contributed to by Local Talent
Collingwood Choral and
Orchestral Societies Entertain
First Annual Concert in Carleton   Hall on  Friday was a  Most
Creditable Achievement
i
The lirsl annual concerl of the del-     Yi.,!in  Solo,  Allegro   Brilliant,  Mr
lingwood ill. ,r.il society was held Fri-
daj evening, April 17. and waa a notable cvciii in the development in
Greater Vancouver of a clenYand for
high-class music. During the even-
inn Mr. J"" Tail had the baton and
there was nee incident to mar the carrying out in a metropolitan manner
I of an exceptionally geeeeil programme.
Following are some of the- artistes
who took part :
Choruk,   "O   Canaela."
Selection,   "Apple   Blossoms,"   Orchestra.
Recitation,    Selected,    Mr.    Wm,
Thompson,
Churns. "O  Gladsome  Light."
Song, "Love the Pedlar." Mrs. Win.
! Macpherson,  Jr.
.1   Tail.
Chorus, "If I had but two little
wings "
Song, Selected, Mr Wm. Thompson, Jr.
Selection, "Simple Aveu," Orchestra.
Chorus.   "Afton   Water."
Song, "My Ain Folk." Mr-. Wm.
Macpherson.
March, "Marchc AtlX Flambeaux."
Orchestra.
Song. "Mother Machee," Mr. Wm.
Thompson, Jr
Chorus, "Where art Thou. Beam e,f
Light."
Vieelin Solo, "Scots Fantasia," Mr.
J. Tail.
Recitation. Selected. Mr. Win.
Thompson.
Chorus. "Macgregors Gathering."
Mr.  H.  B.  A.  VOGEL,  Secretary cf North   Frater   Harbor   Commission,
whose  statement  regarding Burrard In et appears below
I Socialist Candidate in S.Vancouver
Will Use No Honey or Polish
Mr. O. L. Charlton, Main Street Manufacturer of Shoe Polishes,
Shoe Laces and Honey Will Carry Standard for Socialists
\t the Liberal Club, Main Slreel.
e.n the evening of April 2$. another
gahi evening has been arranged for
by the master of ceremonies, Mr.
Frank  I li nderson.
While I here will be a political
smack to the evening, the social and
musical features will be kept well to
tii,   fore.
The   speaker-   will   be   Mrs    Ralph
Smith, exponent of Equal Rights, Mr.
W, li. karri-, the barrister, and Mr.
George M. Murray, eef the "Chinook."
It is expected that the residents of
the district, men women and children, will turn out in large numbers.
The' club hall is spacious, there' will be
im admission ami the programme is
beeiiiiei iu be both instructive ami entertaining,
Will Not Leave for Old Country
Mr. Chris Slater, the proprietor ni
tl" Main Meal Market. Twenty-fifth
Avenue ami Main Street, will nol
leave tier tlle 'Mel Country ibis week
as was planned. Mr. Slater had intended making the journey this summer fnr tlie purpose of settling up the
estate 'if hi- father wlm died last winter. Arrangements have been made,
however, which will tint necessitate
Mr. Slater going tn lhe Old Country
personally.
Whist  Drive and  Dance
Friday   night   a   successful     whisl
drive  ami  dance   was   held  under the
auspices   nf   the   Snuth    Mill    Liberal
Association at their club rooms on
Fraser Street. The whisl competition finished at ten o'clock when
dancing was indulged in until twelve.
The Smith Hill club is developing
intn a seecial organization 'if ceeii-iil-
erable merit ami the exceeding t"l-
erance tii the executive has encoura-
aged the patronage of ladies and gentlemen  eef all  lines of politics.
Misleading Statements About
Fraser Draw Return Fire
H. B. A. Vogel Retorts With a Few Unpalatable Facts Regarding
Burrard Inlet and Its Defects as a Harbor
"^
Momt Hanrfluwr
ODE
WRITTEN FOR THE VANCOUVER  PAGEANT
TO BE HELD JUNE  12,   1914
By "FELIX PENNE"
I    '
Music by Or. <".. W. I'. Crowther
Oh!   May thc years tei come, we pray.
Fulfil the prmiiise   if today.
Fulfil the  promise of today.
Joined hand to hand and heart tee heart.
United,  we  together  stand.
Each one prepared t.i do his part
To bless this corner 'if Our Land.
Oh!    Let this place a Temple bc.
Where work is Worship,   blessed by Thee.
Where  work is  Worship, blessed by Thee.
Let Wisdom guide our counsels  here,
And Justice rule, devoid of fear,
And Justice rule, devoid of fear.
Our Industry shall win us wealth.
Wise  laws  obeyed  shall  bring us���Health.
May all our hopes with joy be crowned.
Prosperity and  Peace  abound.
Oh! may the coming year we pray,
Fulfil the promise of today.
Fulfil the promise of teniay.
Let Art assert its gentle sway.
Sweet Charity our deeds insp'.re,
Let Virtue guide us day by day.
The Commonweal our one desire,
Oh!  May the  coming years  wc pray,
Fulfil the promise of today.
Fulfil the promise of today.
Mr. II. B. A. Vogel, lecretary nil
tii,- North Fraser Harbor Commission.
recently called thc attention nf tin
Vancouver "aun" tn an article based
mi tlie report eif ihe Vancouver Shipmaster-' Association which became a
part oi Vancouver's case before thc
Grain Commission at Winnipeg, I :,.-
report oi the ship-master's contained
many false ami misleading statements regarding the I-raser River,
ami Mr Vogel calling attention to
this faci also elraus attention tn some
e.f the shortcoming 'if Burrard Intel
as a harbnr, but the "Sun" declined to
print the communication. The letter
addressed tee ihe editor of ihe "Sun"
follows, hut which tlu Sun" did not
see lit tn publish.
"Your esteemed paper nf April 4.
contained an article headed : 'Strong
Argument in Favor of Inlet,' giving
the Opinion of the Vancuuver Ship
masters concerning the grain elevator location, This rce|iiin-~ replying
to. not because these gentlemen have
not the right to their opinion, hut because nf tlie silly attempt while b<,,,~t-
ing the inlet' to knock the Fraser
River. People win, live in glass
houses sheiuld mil cast stones, ami
those who desire t'i bneest Burrard
Inlet shnuld bc wise enough Pe leave
the Fraser River unmentieeiied, gn fnr
what tliey think they can get. hut
without  knocking    their    neighbors,
tueire especial!)   when  they are in the
wrong. The people ot Vancouver
have been hypnotized by the beautiful lake which the Inlet forms ami by
the sublime scenery which IlirrOUnds
it���but Burrard Inlet is nol a good
harbnr. in spile of the fact that the
people "1 Vancouver have been telling each other that it is one. till they
really themselves believe it. One ol
the minor drawbacks is the too great
breadth across to North Vancouver.
Ymir article states 'It is much easier
and less risky entering nr navigating
intn an open harbor than to enter or
navigate a river, where you arc confined to a narrow channel, bei,.re- ymi
get tn your place of loading nr make
fast.' Queer, is it nut. that all the
harbors of thc world are up a river,
if there is a river? Queer, i- it not,
lhat the port of Glasgow i- not in or
at the Firth nf Clyde-, but eighteen
miles up the Clyde, which hail tn be
dug and dredged nut for ihe purpose?
Is it tint remarkable thai millions ol
pounds were spent fnr tbat purpose
when the Vancouver Shipmasters like
to navigate around in open water,
of course, it may be argued that
theise Scotsmen like to spend money
anyway, in fact, would rather spend
money than eat porridge, everybodj
knows that, sn that may be ilu reason why tlu- largest ship- in the v..riel
go up and down thc River Clyde, al
though niilv about 2-10 teel wide: I
wonder: Th- crazy mania Inr spend
ing money for costly dredging must
possess e.'ther people, as ports could
lie maele much easier at the c-tuar.v
.,f rivers and at less cost, than P.
dredge rivers for from 15 I" l��l mile-.
either that or the Vancouver Shipmasters arc wrong. Why nol move
l.iin.l.en down the river?
"Vancouver harbor is accessible at
any time, is il? The next time a C.
P. R. Shipmaster stays outside of the
'\  rr-'w-'   nn   lliensy   pretext   "i   fog,
;. illy    want-   a    lew    day-'
I i In- should be' reported t" the
\   .      i.e r  Shipmasters'  Association'
"No accidents entering Vancouver
' 'ii. no! I.nnl; at this���one
elay'- calamities : G. T. I\ steamer
Prince George ashore at Siwash Rock;
-lean: Selma liii beach al Brockton
Point; steamer Britannia ashore for
three hours; tug Senator ashore ..ft'
Kitsilano an.l submerged; the Marin.'
Express No. 1. ashore; the Row-ens
nearly ashore alongside the Prince
George.
"line hundred ami forty-seven passengers were taken off the Prince
George, also the mail, but this is what
'must appeal tee owners and underwriters' according tn that silly letter
eef the above mentioned shipmasters.
"Gentlemen nf the Vancuuver Shipmaster-' Association, boost all ynu
like nr can for your particular place���
but du nut kneick any either place���
ami du nol throw stones, Vou will
effect a large saving iu your windows,
"The harbor eif Vancouver will
never be a safe entrance until a dam
is put across the second narrows, this
seems t.e be hopeless as the bridge is
going tee be  built."
South Vancouver will shine iu tin-
next British Columbia parliament if
the Socialists have their way. Mr.
ii I,. Charlton has been chosen as
Socialist stand, ir 1 hcariT for the
Electoral   District   of   Richmond.
The chnie'i was maele al Se null Hill
lasl week when there wa- a big turn-
otil of socialists irenn all quarters fi
the  district,
Mr. Charlton is well known in the
elistrict���though nol so well known
a- a Socialist, II. is a manufacturer
ami hc has a plant mi Main Sire.:
Snuth Vancouver, where shoe polish
is the main product,    lie also handles
honey.
i me uf Mr. Charlton's supporters
-aid at th.' nomination that the candidate would not gl>.-- "M-r any of
ihe wrong-doings of the present government, 11.- would doubtless lace
Mr. Bowser ii returned to the legislature and would imt -peak with
sw. ' leiu-el sentences in condemning
tin- manner in which the McBride
administration has been "handing it"
to the working men of Snuth Vancouver and nther quarters in British
1 Columbia.
WANT     PAVED    STREET    AND
CAR   LINE   FOR  UNTAPPED
RESIDENTIAL  DISTRICT
Number Two Road Ratepayers Outline Progressive Policy���Splendid
Residential District Badly Handicapped at  Present
Semth Vancouver's choicest resi-
lential section overlooking the Fras-
���r���that district traversed by N'um-
ier 2 Roael���is now demanding rec-
ignition.
Mr. J. T. Reed, of Fifty-sixth Avenue declares thai whai tin residents
need chiefly is a good mail service.
At  a  meeting  held  Thursday  night.
j however, the majority of ihe ratepayers in the ,Ii-irie-t decided lhat a car
Inn- ami a pave-.! street were- required
and strenuous measures are to be
taken to press upon the proper authorities ihe necessity ui these improve-
| ments.
I    Councillors   Rutledge   and   Twiddy
Iattended   the   meeting   and   signified
I their willingness tn assist in whatevei
mov< the ratepavers deemed advisable.
ii i- considered thai the IV C E
K. Company should extend the Victoria Ree.-ul ear service into the district. It was p. inted oul that th.
company tlu-  year will lay one mile
. ..f addition il i Van
couver,  according   to    its
agreement anel an effort will be made
in  have  the  wurk  done  in   this  district which is as yet untapped bj paV
ed   streets   or   car   lines.
11 was pointed oul by one Of the
ratepayers present that the rails for
the  much   wanted  line  might   be  tak-
len by the Company fremi Main
Street, where permanent paving will
niiessiiate the B. C. K. R. Compam
laying new tracks
Proportional Representation Viewed
By Dr. W. A. McConkey
At South  Hill Monthly  Meeting  New  Plank  in Grit Platform
Is Explained
At the- monthly meeting of the
South Hill Liberal Association held
Tuesday night. Liberals were addressed bv Dr. VV. A. McConkey on the
subject of proportional representation.
Dr. McConkey went fully into the
history of the latest plank to the Liberal platform in liritish Columbia and
In his remarks showed a wide grasp
of his subject.
With the system of proportional
representation In operation, said Dr.
McConkey, it would be impossible tei
haw a parliament such as exists at
the present moment ill British Ceil-
unibia. Proportional representation,
he stated, would mean representation
in parliament of the minority as well
a- the majority. Il would mean the
banishing of corruption front election
contests and the smashing oi hidebound partyism.
Delegates to the Central executive
were elected at the meeting, the following being named Mr. D. G.
Campbell. Dr. McConkey, Mr   Carr.
Mr. Kenneth Creiss. in the absence
of the president, Mr. Burgess, occupied the chair. Mr. Cmss, by the way,
is one of the Liberals of the "hi
school anil his affiliation with the
South Hill organization is Bound tee
have a splendid influence upon iti
progress
St.
Peter's      (Anglican)
South  Vancouver
Church
The members of the above church
hehl iheir annual vestry meeting on
Wednesday evening, April 15, with
the Rector, the Rev, (', F. C. Caffin.
presiding,
The retiring wardens presented the
repurt ami balance sheet fnr the past
year, the latter showing total receipts
amounting i" $122570 an.l a balance
in hanel e.f $69.60. This, considering
tne difficulties with which St. Peters
i- faced, owing in the luss of their
church lasl October, is looked upon
a- being very satisfactory indeed. The
of work el, nu- in the various
branches  are  also  very   encouraging.
Thc new wardens arc Missis   Ham
ilton and Kcelc; and the sidesmen
Messrs. Fitz, Reeve, Harvey. Armstrong, Walker and Harding. A new
departure was made by electing two
sidesladies, viz.���Mrs. Roberts ami
Mis.   Hamilton.
The balance sheet for the re-building fund shows total receipts of
$1899.26 and a balance of $1353 41 iti
hand, thanks to the aid of kind friends
outside the parish. Owing to the
general financial di''.c-si.'.n this is
viewed with satisfacti m, but further
funds  are  urgently  needed.
LOST
Lost at 22nd Avenue, gunmetal
watch with fob, bearing the name of
Sam Scott. Apply to 120 22nd Avenue West.
Is   it   True?    "Hardtimers' Club" Allege
They Held their Final Gathering
( In  Tin -,; iv i i ening.   \pril  14.  the
|  Ximes0.' Club, of Smith Vancouver^,  celebrated their  final gathering at tht horn,  .ef Mr   \   Sewell, 52nd
\ venue   We-t.   anel   a   jollj   time   was
i  club w as
a. s,. ;hat
upuds   having   small   children   could
bTiiig  them  along and enjoy a  sm-ial
Hun    tog( tl er.     Tin   club   have   been
holding their gatherings at the homes
: ,    different   members.     A   small
donation irom each male member was
used   in   bin ing   prizes   for   tne   whist
drives      The   prize-   living  won   this
week by Mr-. (V. Johnson-and Sir. E.
Clclaml anel the consolation prizes by
Mrs. Cletand and Mr. R. II. Thomas,
At the close an invitation vvas extended to the club by Mr and Mrs. Car-
ley, of 8fh Avenue F.ast. to a social
gathering at their home on Tuesday
evening. April 21, which was heartily
accepted. The members are Mr. and
Mrs. R. H. Thomas; Mr. and Mrs.
Cower..- Mr. and Mrs. J. Mowat, Mr.
and Mrs. 5. Cleland, Mr. and Mrs. E.
W. Peacli,��sj!Jr. and Mrs. G. Johnson,
Mr. anil Mrs. Lancaster, Mr. and Mrs.
Sewell. Mr. and Mrs. Carley, Mrs.
Garrett. Mrs. H. HaSsell, and Mr. and
Mrs. Prowie! -      ���'
	 TWO
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 191*
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are now ready to take care of your order
for spring sowing of Timothy, Clover, Alfalfa,
and all field seeds, also garden seeds which are
all tested in our own warehouse! We carry a
full line of Fruit and Ornamental stock, Bee
Supplies, Fertilizers and all garden requisites.
Catalogue for asking.
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Times Have Changed
Truth is now an asset, and a mis-statement is a liability
Merchants today deal with their friends.   Money is incidental to
service.   Comes co-operation so quietly and with so little ostentation
that men do not realize the change.
Neels Black Currant Jam, thc jar   25c
Clover Leaf Honey, the jar   25c
Blue Grass Belle Cider Vinegar, glass jugs  35c, 50c and $1.00
Quaker Oats, large family packages 25c
Heinz Tomato Chutney, the jar  25c
Our Own Blend Coffee, the pound   40c
California Glass Jar Strawberries, the tin  30c
McNeill's Old Country Jam, 5-lb tins    75c
Ducrrs Jams in 2-lb glass, the jar  40c
Symingtons  Soups,  the  package    5c
Heinz Dill Pickles, the dozen   25c
Old Dutch Hand Soap, the package   5c
17 P    lilt      I 26th Avenue and Main
r raser & MacLean,   Phone Fairmont 784
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IF  YOU  WANT  AN ECONOMICAL   FUEL
WHEN   PLACING   YOUR  NEXT   ORDER,  ASK   FOR
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the MILK, CREAM and BUTTERMILK she receives is
Pasteurized and Germless.
Delivered in Sealed Bottles, Perfectly Sterilized.
BEACONSFIELD HYGIENIC DAIRY
905 Twenty-fourth Avenue East
Phone Fairmont 2391 L PRICE & GREEN, Proprietors
Dominion Equipment & Supply Co.
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The glad Easter time was fittingly
observed in Cedar Cottage. Mother
Nature nobly did lier part, providing
sunny skies, song of birds, and bloom
cf beautiful dowers. Beginning with
the early sunrise praise service of thc
Salvation Army, the different churches celebrated the day with special services, furnishing appropriate music to
congregations which seemed to catch
the spiritual uplift of renewed and
beautiful life of which Easter is the
symbol. While Dame Nature established the precedent of new apparel,
many of her sons and daughters fol-
lnwed her example and helped to
make thc day cheerful and beautiful
by appearing in the charming attire
of spring.
* *   *
In Cedar Cottage Hall on Wednes-
elay   evening,   April     8,     Springridge I
Lodge, I. O. G. T, No. 79, held an I
open meeting which proved to be of I
more   than   ordinary   'nterest.       The I
early  part  of  the evtning was  given
over  to  the Sunbeam Juvenile Temple, with Miss M. E. M. McPhie in the
chair.    The program of the Juveniles
included  an  entertaining sketch  from
Louisa  M.  Alcott's  "Little   Women,"
which   was  wonderfully    well    done.
This was followed by a duet, in costume, and ended with a well rendered
chorus, also  in  costume.   The Juven-1
iles are a busy band of workers, and I
deserve   much   praise   for   their   con-1
tribution to the success of thc even-1
ing.
After a sli-jrt recess, Mr. Campbell,
president of the Robson Memorial
Church Epworth League, took the |
chair, and the large and appreciative j
audience listened to a most interesting debate on "Resolved that there is
mure crime caused by Intemperance
than Ignorance." The affirmative side
was taken by the following Good
Templars: Rev. IL C. Wilkinson,
Miss Vosper and Mr. C. F. Timnis,
while the negative side was supported
by Mr. and Mrs. S. Robins and Mr
S. Gordon, of the Presbytia Ian Christian Endeavor Society. The judges
were Miss Gunn, Mr. Ilaviland and
Mr. Odium, eif the Epworth League.
The papers given were excellent���all
of them���containing much thought
and nut lacking in eloquence and oratory, but laurels were bestowed upon
the  Good  Templars,    The  hall  was
filled to the limit, it being necessary
to borrow chairs to seat those coming late,
* *    sr
Annual   meetings   and   elections   of
officers   seemed   to   bc   the   program
last week in the several societies connected  with   the     Robson     Memorial
Church      fin   Tuesday   the   7th,   the
Women's   Missionary   Society,   a  live
organization of 5(1 members, held their
annual meeting in the church, and reelected for the coming year thc foi-1
lowing ladies, who served the society!
so well las' year in the same capacity: j
Mrs.  Terry, president;   Mrs.   Hunter,
vice-president;   Mrs.   Holmes,     treas-1
lirer; Mrs. Cowan, corresponding secretary and Mrs. Kemp, recording secretary.   The W. M. S. did much good
work last year, and are enthusiastically planning tee dee better work during
the year to come.
it    it  '*
On Wednesday the 8th. the Ladies'
Aid held their annual meeting, also
in the church, and in spite of the hard
times prevalent, reports indicated that
the (-n-.-ii-ty had during the year past
raised $367.00, an amount exceeding
that of any previous year. Much
credit is due the ladies for the work
and time they have so cheerfully given to make this good showing. With
the exception of the vice-president,
who was retired on her own earnest
request, tliey also re-elected their
lasl year's official staff, as follows :
Mrs. Jackson, presidenl, Mrs. Gray,
\icc-president; Mrs. McPhie, secretary; and Mrs. Wbelan, treasurer.
t   *   ���'
On Thursday evening, at Ihe home
of Mrs. Wharton on 12th Ave. the
Sunshine Mission Cil ele held its annual meeting and election of officers,
the election resulting as follows :
Miss Ruth Terry, president; Mrs. McPhie. honorary president; Miss Laura
Wharton, treasurer; Miss Hilda Manuel, recording secretary; and Missj
Rise Wlielan, corresponding sccrc-[
tary. This society of young people'
are doing their part of the world's
work in a very commendable manner. They feel justly proud of their
year's efforts, and before the end of
another twelve months hope to accomplish still greater things. After
the close of the business meeting,
while Miss Wharton served dainty refreshments the girls indulged in a
good  social  chat.
* *    *
Mr. J. C. McArthur. our genial postmaster, is reported as being ill at his
home on Welwyn Road. It is hoped
that his indisposition will be of short
duration only.
* *    *
The South Vancouver High School
students are making preparations to
issue in the near future, a magazine
devoted to high school interests, literary and otherwise. As evidence of
undoubted success, it need only be
mentioned that Miss Pansy Mundy
has been chosen as editor, and Miss
Rose  Whelan,  sub-editor.
* *    *
The Ladies' Association of the
Presbyterian Church held a very successful at-home on Wednesday afternoon of last week, to members of the
congregation and their friends. The
Presbyterian ladies a"e noted for their
splendid entertaining and this function was no exception to the rule.
There was a good attendance to enjoy the program and the refreshments
served, while the collection was quite
satisfactory, and a number of new
names were added to the list of members.
* *    *
Mr. and Mrs. Gunn, of Victoria, are
spending the Easter holidays with
their parents on  Fleming Street.
Mrs W. J. Jackson has returned
to her home after spending several
weeks in  the West End hospital.
Correspondence
Editor "Chinook" :
Sir,���Our old friend, the Rev. John
Pye, and his henchmen, will surely be
laboring in Divine travail at the latest
rebuke delivered by the Judges of the
Court of Appeal in regard to the
famous Sunday trading case. Smarting under the verbal castigalion administered by Chief Justice Hunter,
they succeeded in inducing the late
council to take the case to a higher
court, which was done on the advice
of Iheir deadhead solicitor, the result
being ihe further humiliation of the
zealous sky-pilots.
If these humbugging theologians
ready have the betterment of the human race at heart, it is high time they
lubricated their cosmic cyclometers
and realized the fact that persuasion
and not coercion is the only legitimate method for them to employ to
induce a reluctant humanity to conic
and bc saved. Why can they not live
and let live? They have the consolation of knowing that the next world is
theirs but this one is ours. In the
last analysis,- after Charon has ferried
us all across the Styx, the Rev. Pye
will experience a Divine joy as he reclines on the edge of a specially reserved cloud tuning up his harp and
watching the wretched Sunday trader* down below in the Gehenna fire
of Tophet, simmering on red hot
plates, to the strains of the Hallelujah Chorus!
Cheer up, reverend sir. This will
be bliss indeed. Your reward is yet
to come. Fareweel brother Pax vn-
biscuni.
Yours truly,
A. C. HENDERSON
1144  Fraser  Avenue.
Editor "Chinook" :
Sir���On June 12, 1914, there will be
a pageant of Vancouver, in connection
with the Ad. Men's Convention, Lumbermen's "Concatenation" and other
affairs, which will bring many thousands of visitors to Vancouver. The
Mayor and Council have promised
their assistance and co-operation, and
that day will be declared a Public
holiday.
Yem are asked to kindly assist by
sending some feature in the form of
i float, decorated vehicle, or body of-
men  for  the  Parade.
A meeting of the Committee was
liehl on Tuesday. April 7, when several prominent gentlemen were clect-
eel as chairmen of the different sec-
lieeiis to hc employed in thc Pageant.
The same committee did me the
honor of electing me "Inipressario" or,
may 1 say, "Pageant Maker," that is,
I shall collect the material, and then.
your help, experience and ability will,
we trust, be available, lo that the feature ynu contribute will be presented
in proper form. Mr. E. R. Ricketts
will In- "Master of the Ceremonies"���
thai   means   success.
The Pageant will assume very large
proportions, probably three miles,
marly a mile and a half being taken
U0 by the "I loo, Hoo" Lumber Industry, and the Mining section. There
will be sortie very beautiful and inter-
esting features, among which we hope,
yours will bc one.
A Phone meassage or note, saying
vou will assist us in the Pageant will
be  gratefully   received.
Yours vcrv truly,
J. FRANCIS BURSILL.
Phone Sev. 8983.
P.S.���The "Chinook" must be represented.���J. F. B.
IN CENSORING
WOMEN'S DRESS
Kings  and   Emperors  Unfortunately
Have  Exclusive Authority
Il was a habit of Napoleon to comment son.etimes brutally on the publicly worn gowns of the women at
Ilis   court   functions.
"Your d ess is soiled; go home and
change it," was the personally uttered
mandate of Napoleon to a Field Marshal's  wife.
To a Duchess he once said, so that
II around could hear it :    "Can't you
afford a new gown now and then? I
lave seen you ill that one three times
already."
The victims did not enjoy it, but
the other women did; and perhaps
the Emperor was not less popular
because  of  them.
Albert, King of the Belgians, is
Napoleonic only jn his purpose when
he rebukes the wearer of a "slit skirt."
It is reported that at a recent Royal drawing room he whispered to an
official of high degree, who thereupon
went to a lady wearing a conspicuous  costume,  and  said :
"His Majesty noticed that you had
torn your dress up one side, and requested nie to escort you to your
carriage so thai you might return
home and have the damage repaired."
Of course, the woman went, with
bitterness in her heart, and of course
the world laughs.
A shrewd office boy once evolved
this bit of philosophy : "The boss's
joke is always a good joke, and it's
up to you to laugh at it."
A King's jest is always a good one.
The Passing Jest
A forlorn, hungry-looking tramp
called at the kitchen door early one
Monday morning, and was promptly
interviewed by Hi Ting. To him the
tramp related a pitiful tale of woe,
ending with a humble petition for
something to eat.
"Likee fish?" asked Hi Ting, in insinuating  tone.
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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 dirt road is obtained.
ITS DUSTLESSNESS���Does not pulverize; the
heaviest traffic only pounding down the wood fibres
to offer the greater resistance.
ITS CLEANLINESS���Having a smooth surface and
being waterproof it does not differ in this respect
from asphalt.
We manufacture blocks of the highest possible
standard, the verv best materials onlv being used and
in the DOMINION WOOD BLOCKS we believe
we produce an article chat has no equal.
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 COMPANY LIMITED	
Vancouver, B. C.
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Nature has endowed her early Spring flowers with a delicacy of coloring and
sweetness of perfume which is withheld from her more gorgeous subjects of Summer
and Autumn. A beautiful spring garden is a joy to its possessor and a treat to all
who behold it.
Nearly all these early Spring flowers are Perennials, and will stand for years.
We grow these by the tens of thousands, and every plant we senu out is a model of
good cultivation ; all well set with flower buds and shall give a wealth of bloom in
a few weeks.
The following we recommend for immediate planting: Wallflowers in six choice
varieties, every plant covered with bloom buds, 50c per doz.; Arabia, single and double
and variegated; Primroses, Polyanthus, Cowslips, Auriculas, Old Double Daisies,
Violas, Pansies, Perennial Candy Tufts, Armerias, Doronicums, Primulas, etc.
These may all be had at $1.00 per dozen.
Por other  and  also  rarer Hardy   Spring  Flowers  see our  Catalogue,  or  better,
come and see our Nurseries at Koyal and let us show you them.
Catalogue mailed free on application
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Office���710 Dominion Building, 207 Hastings Street West. Phone Seymour 5556
Store���2410  Granville  Street Phone  Bayview  1926
Greenhouses and .Nurseries at Royal on  B.C.  Electric Railway,  Eburne Line,  about
two miles south of the City limits. Phone  Eburne 43.
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303 PENDER STREET WEST
Bottlers of B.C. Export and Bohemian
Free Delivery to Your door in South Vancouver every Thursday
Phone Seymour 1951
Mill:   Foot of Ontario Street, Fraser River Phone :   Fraser 97
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Manufacturers of
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 REPAIRS OP AfrL DESCRIPTIONS	
"Yes, I like fish," the tramp answered.
"Call Fliday," answered the other,
as lie closed thc door with an imper-
turahlc smile.
"Who can describe a caterpillar?"
asked the teacher of a group of young
nature   students.
"An upholstered worm," spoke up
one of the youngest in the class. SATURDAY. APRIL 18, l'J14
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THREE
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Turner's Pasteurized and Germless Milk and Cream is the best
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AND GOOD FOR EVERYBODY
Sold at 10 quarts for $1.00.
Visit our big new modern dairy and we will show you why it
is we can supply you with the best milk and cream and buttermilk
and butter sold in Greater Vancouver.
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OFFICE AND DAIRY :    Cor. ONTARIO AND 17th AVENUE.
Phone Fairmont 597
BITULITHIC
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Has the following attributes:
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Bitulithic approaches more closely than any other the
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Its notable durability makes it more economical than any
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Thr thoroughfares paved wiih bitulithic are an impressive
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Bitulithic has been adopted in over two hundred cities in
the United States and fifteen cities in Canada.
See Granville Street, Fourth Street, Heather Street, Marine Drive and Magee Road in Point Grey; Georgia, Burrard
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Vancouver City.
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Phone :   Seymour 7130
714 Dominion Trust Bldg. Vancouver, B. C.
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Is tlie choice of property owners in
every city where its value has been
demonstrated. It gives good service
and has durability.
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155 FRONT STREET WEST
Phone Fairmont 122
Banking Facilities
The Bank of Vancouver is amply prepared to offer Customers every
facility  of banking.
Savings Accounts of $1.00 and upwards  may be  opened at any  of
our   11   branches   in   British   Coin nibia. .
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A saving of $62.50 on No. 10 and No. 11 Remington Typewriters.
We have a large stock of No. 10 and No. 11 Remington machines, which we have recently traded in as part payment on Underwood Typewriters. These are the latest model Remingtons, visible
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Also a large selection of all other makes of typewriters at our reduced prices.
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S79 RICHARDS STREET VANCOUVER, B.C.
Local Labor Questions Discussed
Items of Local Interest Should be Addressed to the "Labor Editor"
Th
ii ii Mi-* Commerce, the maid feir-1
The  Asiatic  Question
The gruesome tragedy enacted in
the Weil End of the- Cit) bai brought
the Asiatic question to the forefront
again, especially among those who at
other times are prom   tee ' [orgi I  it."
While varioui institution! h
some  cheap advertising  through  at.
leged "firing" of all their Asiati
it must he- patent    to    tny ent-    that
panics "I this kind will never settle
the questii n
Even tbi Citi Council beha
a lot en' -i ii .,i boys on the tubjei t,
Reading thc report of the meetings
in which they advocated the ichool
board segregating tbe Vtiatlcs, il
would be- easy to sec that foi tbe time
being they were carrying their hearts
e.n  their  ileeves.
\\ e have- nothing to say as to thi
traged) itself���it ii only one of the
sordid featurei of a civilization In
which "every man's hand is againsl
I.i- brother.
But on ilu- questiofi of the desirability mi the Asiatics, from a purely
economic standpoint we cannot voice
��� iur opinions too strongly.
Trade onions and the Trades Coun-
cil have urged in season and oul of
leason that total exclusion is the only
Iremedy for this evil, The Government of II. C. have professed themselves to be in sympathy with a white
li. C.���yet do we find the Premier
himself employing a Chinese gardener in his garden and a Chinese cook
in hii kitchen. lli�� pica in defence
was that lie cnuld not get white men
tee adequately till the position.
Perhaps Sir Richard is speaking the
truth, all the same, lie might not be
ahle tei get white men to "adequately
till the position." White men are a
nuisance.' in a way that sometimes
they demand that they should be
treated as human beings���though that
might not lie on such a high plane as
the mistresses' lap dog.
Perhaps this is the real reason why
Chineie servants are. .preferred to
white  girls.
If il were only on the ground of
common decency wc slinuld say it
would lie preferable to, have a girl
performing the miscellaneous duties
appertaining i.�� a household���especially if there should be any women
in the establishment.
Hut white girls demand certain
rights���albeit   they  are  infinitesimal���
mandi that
rageoui. Mi
McMordic   ���
cannol   be
--r-   Hoop
f Toronto,
termed   out-
of Winnipeg,
Sugerc    of
lorn.
That milked the cow with the- Liberal
horn
That tossed the- d-eg that worried the
cat
Thai kille'l the rat that aie- the malt
[Thai lay in the house that Graft buiil
Thi- is the Merchant tattered and torn
That wooed Miss Commerce the maid
forlorn
Montreal  and  Crowsha'w  oMit'iawa".   'll:i' '"'""''l the cow with ihe Liberal
formed  the  deputalieen.    An  incrca-e l,"r"
of =alary. one-half day  holiday    pen"1" 'ossed the dog that worried the
week  during  three  summer  months        ,at tn*'
and   some   changes   iu   uniform   that  K'"*<J   ll|e  rat  ,ll'lt   ;,,r   ">e   malt
make for comfort are among tbe mat- Thai 'ay i" the bouse that Graft built
ten dealt with.
Tin- i- the Liberal Leader -haven and
-lie.rn
That married ihe Merchant once tattered  anil  torn
To Commerce the maid, no me.re forlorn.
THE HOUSE THAT GRAFT
BUILT
This
Thii
Thai
tin   house
the  moldy
ih,
draft   Built,
ry   li.   C.   Mall
i.i tlle heiiise thai Graft built.
'I hit
Who
From
Malt
That lay iii the house that Graft buiil
-  Bloated  Bowaerian  Rat
grew   most   awfully,   fatally   fat
eating  the moldy Tory  13. C.
Tin-  is   Hani Times, the hungry cat
That killed  the greedy, inflated rat
That   grew   so   infernally,  awfully   fat
From  eating the moldy Tory  B.  C.
Malt
That lay in. the hntise- that Graft built.
This is  High  Cost, the  bull dog bad
That   worried   the   cat   Hard   Times,
half mail,
That killeel the rat that was fatally fat
From eating the moldy Tory li. C.
Malt
That lay in the house that Graft built.
This is the cow with the Liberal horn
That   tossed   the   High   Cost  dog  to
scorn
That worried tlie cat Hard Times half
mad
That  killed  the  rat  that  was   fatally
fat
From the malt in the house that Graft
built.
Thi- is the Creep that glowed on the
morn
And blessed the Liberal Leader shaven  anil  shorn
That married the- Merchant once ta-
tereel   anil   torn
To Commerce, the mai'l. no more forlorn,
That milked the cow with the Liberal
horn
That to-sed thc dog that worried the
cat that
Killed the rat that ate the malt
That lay in the house that Graft built. .
Anderson Market
The Family Butcher at
the Sanitary Shop
STEAKS
CHOPS
ROASTS
BACON
HAMS
FISH
FRESH VEGETABLES
NEW   LAID   EGGS
A SPECIALTY
J. E. ANDERSON
Prop.
Tel. Fair 1634
4192 MAIN STREET
Tl
that   sowed   his
Farm
Crop that glowed in
is   thc
corn
And reaped th
the morn,
Ami blessed the Liberal Leader shaven  and  sheern
That married  the  Merchant  once ta-
tered  and torn
To  the  maiden  Commerce,  no  more
forlorn.
That milked the Cow with the Liberal
horn
That tossed the dog that worried the
cat
That killed  the  rat
So infernally, awfully, fatally fat
From  eating  the  moldy  Torv  B.  C.
Malt
That lay in the house that Graft built.
The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy   Spends   the   Holiday   doon at the River Catchin' the  Fushes
rU
Weed freens, we're drawin' gey near
and then again they demand that their , ,hc tinK. .,>,-��� when KV-o IK,C(1 ,.���, ,���.
employers treat  them  with  respect      ! t;ikjll' ,|le whiu, wash 1)rush Q00��� uff
llle Asiatic question will never bc j t|lc S|R.||'
snivel! by the class wh.. employ the L.,st ,/ri(1.iy beini ., holiday 1 wis
Chinese but only by strong, united ,ort 0- scare(f the wife wud be up tae
action on the part of the workers who some ,,��� her ,ricks agin in the k;l|so.
get lhe raw end ol the ileal. For min |jnC| |nlt j, 5l, happened that my
thai reason we were glad to see that feilrs ���.��������� realjsed.
ii.i freak disturbance took place after , hae been watchin' he this whiley
the details of the tragedy became pub- bacl{ Bi0Werin' up at the roof an' 'l
1 had a'most   made  up  my  mind  that
the   day���hoe'ever
le she seemed  tae
'"������ , . ,  ,     ,     i had  a nuest   made
Ni. good purpose is served by be- Friday wis tae he
coming pannicky.    lhe question will  t  .   .]       :n        hi
e     .        1..    .' I..    ...     .1 !!.      I     '    .     '".'"    '       "    "'"
have to be fought al the polls and
until the workers realize that, the
Chinese an.l all other Asiatics, like
the poor, we will always have with
us.
*       *       *
The Agricultural Commission Missed
This Idea
The Maoriland Worker. :>. Xew
Zealand labor journal, i- busy exposing the system of "indentured" labor
which is now being used in regard to
the Introduction of farm labor to that
country from Britain. We have
grown accustomed tee the term "indentured labor" as applied to African
natives. Chinese coolies, etc., but it
is a new one on the Briton. Agents
engage >eeung farm laborers in Britain
win, are taken out to New Zealand
tinder engagements binding them to
certain farmers. They find on arrival
that out of their wages of "s 6d per
week for the tirst year the farmer
is empowered to deduct a sum of
0s 6d per week in return of the money
expended "ii their "assisted" passage.
and that ihey have te. w.erk tor twelve
months for eme shilling per week in
a country where the purchasing power
of a shilling equals abemt 4d in the
one ihey have left. There would appear to be a similarity between these
scheme- and many with especially in
connection with the importation of
lomestic servants The Maoriland
Worker is to be commended for giving   publicity   tee   faCtS   which   eellgllt   tee
be understood in   Britain, but which
generally adroitly concealed.
Start the Paving!
Everj m,erning ihe office of the Dominion Creosoting Ceempany is besieged with workers���ratepayer- in
the municipality���able and anxious
tn work, but alas, denied the right.
We understand the Council are
practically "keeping" a large number j
of families jn Semlli Vancouver. The
bulk of this money is te, our mind being wasted insofar that no return is
coming to the taxpayer who is finding  the  money.
NOW that the contract has been
signeel and passed by a majority of
the council would it not be more advisable to go right ahead and give
these men the work the;' wain and
need���would it not be saving money
in   the  long run?
Pay Up!
A contractor at Moose Jaw- engaged in building a terminal elevator has
been compelled by the Dominion government to pay up the difference between the 50c per hour fair wage
schedule and the wages he was paying, which varied from 25c up. Moose
Jaw trades council took the initiative
on behalf of the men. who were not
only thus underpaid but were having
2 per cent deducted from their wages
for workmen's compensation insurance. This also has had to be refunded.
*    *    *
Letter Carriers' Grievance
The executive of the letter carriers
association has presented to the government a list of grievances and de-
tak a bit pity on a fellie���it's comin'
vet for a' that.
A fellie disna get a richl chance tae
appreciate thr glorious month- o'
spring oot here. The majority ee' men
1 see liere are up tae the' eyes in work.
They're diggitt', shovelin', plantin',
j hammcriii'. pentin', feiicin'. an' gud-
,'iie'-s only, knows what they're no
daen. It'll sune be summer agin an'
then they'll he busy swipin' the
flees an' tryin' tae keep the moskeeties
frae sookin' their bluid,
1 hail maele up my min that I wud
-penel lhe (lay awa frae a' that uerve-
vackin' crowd an' wi thai end in view
I askit wan ee' ihe fellies in the shop
1 happen tae work in if he wud come
wi me for a day catchin the fushes.
1 had been readin' in the paper the
nicht afore: that there wis some elegant baskets comin' up Main Street
���somebody said "A' men were liars"
but for a Joonrichl guid yin yaeve got
tae go tae the fishermen
Hooever, as 1 wis sayin'. T askit
that fellie ill the shop if he'd go wi
line, but I micht hae kent better.
I "Sandy. I wud be mare than delighted tae gaun wi yae���but man I've
gut sae mony things tae dae at hame,
I've g"t a' they chicken ceeeeps tae nx
Up properly an' 1 want tae get tha
stump  OOt  at   the  side  o'  the  hoose "
"Get away man." I -ays. "yaevi
plenty lime mi Seturday an' Sundaj
tae dae thai. Chuck work for a elay
an' c'way doon tae lhe river. If I tei:
yae  we   Wild  maybe  hae  a  dram ���"
"\...., Sanely, vac canna tempt me
that wey. If i wis gaun t'sliin' it wud
be for the love ���-' the sport���but I
tell vac. honest, 1 canna spare the
time."
They workin' men are beggars tae
work,
Hooever, T wisna gaun tae bc pit
off my day's lishin' feer a' that.
I wis up as sune as lhe chickens iu
the mornin'���in facl the wife hadna
opened her e'en when 1 haunds her
a cup o' tea in her bed. That's wan
thine the weemen '11 miss when they
get the vote. It 'II destroy a' that
kin' o' chivalry. At least I've heard
a lot o' they wise guys that's agin
weemen's franchise savin' that an' 1
guess it maun be true.
Xoo there's wan thing aboot the
lishin' that's a bit o' a nuisance. It
aye seems tae me that a lot o' time
is needlessly wasted diggin' for the
necessary worms, Hooever we fellies in Sooth Vancouver are lucky in
haen they Chinese gairdens doon at,
the river, t"ishin' maun hae a terrible
fascinashun tae hae a whole lot o'
itherwise respectable men monkeyin'
roon a horse midden howkin' oot the
necessary bait. Hooever, as yae
canna mak bricks withoot straw nac-
ther ean yae catch fish withoot worms.
Noo, tae get doon tae the river. I
thocht I wud be the first yin there
that mornin' but gosh an' behold there
wis aboot fifty afore me.
Frae the Fraser Avenue brig doon
as faur as the shingle mill past Main
Street there wis a line every twa or
three yairds. I commenced tac speir
frae wan or twa hoo they were gettin' on���if there were ony fish bitin',
Nane o' them seemed tae have had
Buckle luck, though I saw wan or
twa fair sized troot  lyin' aboot.
Where I wis tac get ony reeom tac
gel tin line oeit wis a problem for me.
Hooever 1 managed efter awhile tae
get squeezed in atween a couple o'
fellies  I  kent.
Yince I had got the wrigglers on
an thrown my line in I settled doon
for a quiet smoke. The line dinna
need muckle watchin for the method
o' plantin' a branch o' a tree in the
sand an' tyin' yaer line tae it made
tlle lishin' very easy if it wisna ex-
citin'.
Yae ceetildn choose a better wey ,,'
gien yersel plenty time tae ruminate
on yaer past life than tae spend a
day lishin' at the Fraser. Everything's
nice an' quiet an' the air maks yae
feel that it's worth a' the trouble O1
diggin'  for  the worms.
Twa eer three o' us got em the
crack an' a guid hoor or twa wis
spent discussin' a' subject- frae eugenic merridges tae Cooncillor Gold
an'   Sooth   Vancouver.
For a richt guid day's enjoyment
awa frae the diggin', hammerin', in
splittin" sechun o' the populashuii yae
couldn dae better than spend an hoor
or twa eh,on at tlle river.
Whether yae catch onythin' or no
is naebody's bizness���yae can aye
look wise withoot tellin' a lee abool
it.
11,,,,ever, the worst is vet tae come
an' I guess the whitewashing comin'
nearer and nearer but I'm no gaun
lae   worry   mysel   aforchauud.
Yours   through   the   heather.
SANDY MACPHERSON.
A Scottish Funeral
Sir Archibald Geikie. who recently
received lhe coveted Order of Merit,
tells a very geieid Scottish anecdote
about a funeral in Glasgow, where a
stranger t,,,,k a seat in one of the
m,mining carriages. The other three
occupants of the carriage were rather
cur-,ni- to know whei he was, and at
lasl (ine1 eef them began t,e question
him. The dialogue went like ihis;
"Ye'll In a brither ,,' ihe corp?" "\,,.
I'm in,' a blither ,,' the Corp." "Weel.
ye'll be his cousin?" "Na, I'm ii"' a
cousin." "At onj rati ye'll be a frien'
o' tlie corp?" "Na, I'm im lhat either.
Ye see I've no been very wee! nia-el."
the stranger explained complacently,
"an' my doctor has ordered me carriage exercise, s.e 1 thocht this would
be the cheapest  way tei tak it"
Chatauqua Wit
In a recent debate "i: Socialism at
one of the Chataugiias in Ohio, the
Honorable .1. Adam Bede, commenting on the discussion of his opponent,
ihe  Honorable Emil  Seielel. said:
"He has told you many things, but
nothing t��� > the point.    Ilis argumentsI
are  like   the   Mother   Hubbard   dress;1
they cover everything but touch nothing."
In his rebuttal Seidel declared :
"Mr. Bede has adroitly avoided the
issue and explained nothing. His arguments are very much like the present close-fitting, diaphanous dress;
they touch everything and cover nothing."
 ��� m s	
She is a Suffragist
Mrs. Nellie McClung, the Canadian
authoress, is in the thick of the suffrage fight in Winnipeg. She was
leader of a deputation of women who
presented an address to the premier
of Manitoba recently. In the course
of hcr speech Mrs.  McClung said :
"We help to bear the burdens of
citizenship now���we pay the price���
we obey the laws���we help to build
the Empire; all this we do by side
with men, with the electors���we go
farther than they, we pay the lifetax
on existence, we know the value of
humaa life as no man can ever know
DIRTY
PEOPLE
Cannot
Produce
CLEAN
MILK
The value of clean milk, pasteurized and clarified, produced
from healthy cows, by clean
methods, cannot be questioned.
Watch   for   our   wagons.    We
deliver in South Vancouver.
THIS    WEEK'S     RETAIL
PRICES
10 quarts  -  $1.00
WE ARE
Liberals
IN THE SENSE OF GIVING
FULL AND
LIBERAL
VALUE FOR MONEY. WE
WORK ON THE SMALLEST
POSSIBLE MARGIN OF
PROFIT BECAUSE WE
KNOW PRICE IS THE
GREAT QUESTION ON
WHICH YOUR FINAL VERDICT WILL REST.
Frank Newton
��� FAMILY
SHOE   STORE
823   GRANVILLE   ST.
AND AT
CEDAR   COTTAGE
CENTRE & HANNA
LOOTED
Established 1893
Refined Service    New Location
1049 GEORGIA ST.
Opposite new Y. M. C. A.
Fireproof    Columbarium     and
Mausoleum
OPEN  DAY  AND  NIGHT
Seymour 2425
it; and yet we, with our knowledge
of life, and what it costs, are debarred the making of the laws under
which we and our children must live." FOUR
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SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1914
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SABBATH   BREAKING   IN   SOUTH
VANCOUVER
WITH the ridiculous Sunday Closing Bylaw
enacted by the 1913 council declared to be a
positive joke by two of the highest courts in the land,
it is now up to the South Vancouver fathers to frame
a sane, practicable bylaw covering the observance of
the Sabbath Day in South Vancouver,
The new bylaw might be so worded as to cover tlie
���ninday activities of the Chinese gardeners resident
within the Municipality. These fellows find the Lord's
Day just as useful as any other for the cultivation of
the soil and they observe Sunday working in full force
in their gardens. On this day, plowing, seeding, hoeing, hauling and the various labors of the ranch are
pursued as strenuously as on week days. Some of
these Chinese even make so bold as to haul manure
on the public streets during those hours when decent
folk are on their way to church.
It might also be desirable to prohibit building operations on the Sabbath and the operation of Chinese
laundries  and  wood-working establishments.
If the South Vancouver councilWishes to have the
.-sabbath Day kept holy in the municipality, reasonable
men will agree that the larger trespassers should first
be punished. To sell a five cent loaf of bread on the
Sabbath to a hungry family might in many cases
prove to be an act of mercy.
Christ had no objections to a man hauling an ox out
of a mire hole on the Sabbath. There are, however,
extreme purists in South Vancouver, as in all other
localities, who would regard such an act as a gross
piece of Sabbath breaking.
THE SCHOOL LOAN BYLAWS
WHEN Sir John A. Macdonald was a lad it was
considered a privilege to have the opportunity
of a public school education. It is stated that one
winter���hard Eastern Canadian winter, at that���
young Macdonald had to walk three miles to school,
barefooted. It is said that his way of doing the journey was to rtin like a deer until out of breath; then
he would sit down in a snow bank and while getting
new wind, warm his feet in his Scotch cap.    -
Many great Canadians and great Americans had to
fight like demons against poverty and misfortune for
the very privilege of being instructed in reading and
writing and counting.
South Vancouver leads Hritish Columbia in the
matter of school buildings, equipment and management.
It was sought to have the ratepayers endorse the
board of school trustees in tlie policy of borrowing
some $70,000 at this time to further perfect an excellent school system. A site for a Municipal high
school was needed, the trustees believed also new business quarters for the officers of the board, additions
to several of the schools and more land for school site
purposes.
In these days of paved streets, two-minute car services and palatial public school buildings, the privilege
of a free education is more lightly regarded by the
rising generation and���if the verdict given by the
people of South Vancouver at the polls, Saturday, may
be taken as an indication���not too highly appraised by
some of the older heads.
SAVING  THOUSANDS  TO  LOSE MILLIONS
SOUTH VANCOUVER men were the first to realize the possibilities of the North Arm of the
Fraser River and they were the initiators of the plan
to have the Dominion Government improve and develop the river. Years have been spent promoting the
interests of the North Arm in this work, the men
of South Vancouver have been foremost.
Today the Federal Government has taken up actively the development of the river. A Harbor Commission has been appointed and the Dominion Government is pledged to finance the dredging and widening
of the river and the transformation of it into a modern fresh-water harbor. All that the Government asks
is that the municipalities interested���if they really
want the river improved and millions of money spent
upon it���advance the harbor commission sufficient
funds to procure tentative plans upon whieh the Government will base its expenditure.
Point Grey, with an eye to business, hastened to
meet the Harbor Commission; the Municipality of
Richmond did not hesitate to make the necessary
grant to the commission of $7,500.
South Vancouver, the originator of the idea of making the North Arnftnto a harbor of w6rld importance,
the municipality which launched all the plans for interesting the government in the project���South Van
couver at the crucial moment, when the dreams o.
vears are just about to be realized, when a magic hand
stands prepared to turn the Municipality into the
front door of British Columbia, suffers a weakness of
heart.
In an advertisement just issued by the Harbor Commission for tenders for the work of sinking borings
along the river state clearly that those borings will be
made at intervals between the estuary and the west
boundary of Point Grey. This would indicate tbat if
South Vancouver wishes to participate in the benefits
of a national harbor it would be well to deal diplomatically with the Xorth Fraser Harbor Commission
���to deal with these gentlemen not as individuals, but
as agents for the Federal Government, a body whose
attitude at this time seeing very favorable to South
Vancouver.
THE HARBOR QUESTION
IT is unfortunate that the gentlemen of the Vancouver Hoard of Trade, the Mayor of Vancouver
and others from the metropolis should take such a
narrow view of the question of the harbor possibilities of the Lower Mainland. There were several delegations at the Winnipeg conference when the question of the site for the new Government elevator for
the Pacific Coast was discussed. At this conference,
the Vancouver delegation is said to have taken the
aggressive in creating a more or less bitter contro-
versey as to the respective merits of Iturranl Inlet
and the Fraser River.
The report submitted by the Vancouver committee to the Board of Trade this week was as follows:
"Burrard Inlet is the only place in liritish Columbia where all steamships and railways can connect
with the least possible delay and expense. The grain
trade of the West has yet to be built up, and it is the
consensus of opinion of shippers and grain dealers
that this development will be first made through the
regular liners plying to and from the coast of British
Columbia. It is. considered that tramp steamers and
sailing vessels will not lie a factor in this direction.
"Vancouver today is the British Pacific headquarters for vessels plying to all the countries of the
world. The total tonnage entering the ports of the
mainland for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1913,
amounted to 927,956 tons. Of this amount 912,267
tons wcre unloaded at Vancouver wharves, or a total
of approximately 98 per cent., or all but 2 per cent, of
the total tonnage for the mainland.
"It is no doubt evident to you that the grain passing through the proposed Pacific Coast elevator will
be carried in part cargoes. If the elevator were situated anywhere excepting on Burrard Inlet it will
necessitate a heavy charge against the grain in paying
extra pilotage, extra coal, extra harbor dues, and on
some occasions sick mariners dues, besides a greal
loss uf time, which means a great ileal to the owners
of vessels in making this extra voyage of from 40 to
5.0 miles.
"In fact, your delegation has received assurance
from several of the large shipping companies whose
vessels ply into Vancouver, that the erection of the
elevator on the Fraser River would he suicidal to the
success of grain shipments via the Pacific Coast, owing
among other reasons to the extra cost involved.
"Letters which we will bc pleased to read to you,
having direct reference to such conditions as above
outlined, are herewith appended, coming from the
manager of the Blue Funnel Line, which has a 28-day
service into Vancouver from Liverpool; the Royal
Mail Packet S.S. Company, which owns the largest
fleet of freighters of any company in the world; the
Union Steamship Company of Liverpool and Vancouver ; the Gulf Transport Line of Liverpool, the Canadian Pacific Railway Company and Balfour, Guthrie
& Company Ltd."
The Mayor of Coquitlam has made the following
statement in his report to the Board of Trade of that
City:
"Our claims in this respect brought down on our
heads the wrath of Mayor Baxter, who seemed to resent any suggestion that the C. P. R. had terminals
of any kind in any other place than Vancouver. He
evidently is not yet convinced that although the passenger terminals arc in Vancouver, the freight terminals are in Port Coquitlam. A regrettable feature
of the meeting was the appearance of an acute sectional feeling in the presentation of the case for Burrard
Inlet by the Vancouver delegation. Not content with
placing before the commission the advantages of their
location, the Vancouver men proceeded to magnify
every real or fancied defect possessed by the Fraser
River. An endeavor was also made to support such
statements by evidence gathered from every conceivable source, and often made by the most irresponsible
persons on thc merest hearsay.
"It is indeed discouraging after so many protestations of friendship and of a desire to work in unison
for the development of the Lower Mainland, made bv
boards of trade, progress clubs, development associations and kindred bodies, that on this, the first occasion when the interests of the City of Vancouver and
the Fraser Valley come into opposition, so much selfish bitterness should be shown by the representatives
of the public bodies of the big city."
It would appear that the idea of co-operation among
the cities and municipalities of the Lower Mainland
is being lost sight of absolutely. The Vancouver gentlemen seem to be leaders in a movement to create
dissension among the various municipalities and seem
to forget that our interests are inter-dependent.
CLEAN UP
THE clean-up movement is a device which is being
employed in many cities of the L'nited States
ei banish dirt, promote health, amuse civic pride and
���timulate many people who need such stimulation to
nake tbetn iee that civic neatness is a good thing for
persons and property.
Its aim is tint only to clean up cities, but to keep
them clean.
Two of the spring clean-up campaigns for which
great preparations are being made are those which
will be put into effect in Cincinnati and St. Louis.
In each of these cities the newspapers are furthering
the enterprise and encouraging the citizens to be
cleaners.
Clean-up and civic beauty campaigns are linked together.
On this subject tlle Cincinnati "Times Star" says:
"The city is to be cleaned up, but coincident with
cleaning up there should be fixing up. Now is a good
time for the construction of window and porch boxes,
which are effective aids in giving color and tone to
dwellings and front yards. The present is also an
opportune moment to locate flower beds and to arrange for their planting later on."
In tlle matter of the proposed clean-up campaign
in St. Louis, the "Times" of that city says:
"If half that the scientific folk have accepted as true
is to be relied upon, a real thorough 'policing' in the
sense in which it is used around military reservations
���is a more momentous affair than a pageant, or an
election, or a whole series of national holidays. The
most dreaded diseases which afflict mankind are infectious or contagious, and the worst of them spring
from uncleanliness."
It is pointed out by many newspapers and other
promoters of sanitation that the safety of the most
sanitary sections of a city and of the scrupulously careful citizens depends in large measure upon there being no part of the city that is not kept clean.
This is a gospel which needs persistent preaching in
Greater Vancouver.
m
BY THE WAY
m
SOME ONE HAS complained of the stale, unwholesome odor to be encountered at the Municipal Hall.
A jet of creosote turned into the offices and corridors
would effect a desirable deodorization.
��     ���     * S2S*
"TIIF. PRINT SHOP" is published monthly by the
Vancouver Printers* Hoard of Trade and is edited by
that sterling veteran. Mr. John Bedford. The merit of
this little publication warrants its circulation among
all the business men and other buyers of printed matter in Hritish Columbia.
9.��� 9   t
WHAT'S IX A NAME?   The man in the East who
launched the Kingdom of Canada theory is Mr. J. S.
Swart, 'lh- Westerner wlm echoed the Ewart sentiment is Mr. |. W. Weart. The Easterner is a K. C.;
the Westerner is a plain lawyer not entitled to the
use of K. C. after his name���unless the letters were
an abbreviation for "Kingdom Come."
��� 9   ���
A IIIELAX" MAN applied at the South Vancouver
health office the other day for a license to keep a
goat.   The municipal goat is held by Councillor Gold.
* *   *
NEWS REACHED Vancouver this week to the effect that Colonel Lowery, of the Greenwood "Ledge"
was winner to the extent of $300 at a recent sitting
held at Grand Forks.
��� ���   9
iHE PETITION' of the Canadian Pacific Railway
Company, asking the Court to call upon the Town
of Maisonneuve to show cause why it should not be
sent to jail, is certainly unusual, and interesting, too,
because it raises the question���How can a municipal
corporation be incarcerated ? Of course, a corporation-
is a person in law, and when it comes to going on junkets, spending money, entering into contracts, it is
not difficult to find the person, or at least the fictitious
creature's representatives, for they are in the mayor's
and aldermen's chairs. Hut going to jail is quite another matter, and mayor and aldermen might urge
that they had no mandate to represent the corpoiation
at Bordeaux. And to jail the whole town is out of the
[ttestion. If a municipality were to go on a spree, it
might get thirty days on the charge of being drunk
and disorderly.
t   ���   ���
THE DOMINION" revenue shows a decrease of five
millions from last year.   The politicians, however, will
see to it that the expenditures are kept up to high water
mark.
��   *   *
A SUBSCRIBER writes that he will support Woman's
Suffrage, as soon as it can be snown that a woman
can alight from a street car the proper way, instead of
backwards.
* *    9
KIXG GEORGE has sold a patent for a new fire place
for $25,000. The hot times in the Old Land evidently
suggested new ideas to our friend George.
��   ��   *
IF KING CARSON concludes peace without consulting the "Western Death" he will be promptly deposed.
9 JU   9
XOW THAT LENT is over the fireworks at the
Municipal Hall will likely begin again.
TWO INTIMATE friends of Sir Richard McBride,
according to a story going tlle rounds of Eastern Mrs-
papers, stalwart Conservatives both, entered the rotunda of the Empress Hotel, Victoria. .Seated on a
divan some distance away was a figure that brought
morning smiles to their faces. Whenever and wherever they saw that head of silver hair, those long
striking lucks which mark Sir Richard frmn all other
men in the huge province, they conceived a joy in their
hearts. This time they were frankly pleased to encounter the premier, Stepping across they came before the seated figure, but the record fails to state that
they noted no cordial smile of recognition. If they
had, it might all have lieen avoided, for even then it
was not too late. Extending their hands, they offered
some engaging remarks, addressing their new-found
companion as Sir Richard. The silver-haired one
shook hands with them, all right, but he said: "[
fear you have made a mistake. I am not Mr Richard,
at all. 1 am Alfred Brown, senior member of the
candy-manufacturing firm of Brown and Longhurst,
London, England, and I am in British Columbia to
look over the business field." In the ensuing embarrassment the two intruders apologized and departed,
carrying away with them the knowledge, now firmly
fixed in their consciousness, that, as for silver hair,
facial features, and general build, there was in existence an almost exact duplicate of Sir Richard.
* ���   ���
WHILE SIR RICHARD is not identified with any
candy manufactories that we know of he still remains,
in the language of the street, the candy kid of the
Tory party in British Columbia.
��� 9   9
A WOMAN WHO masqueraded as a man for sixty
years, and served in the American Civil War tinder
('.rant, has been committed to an insane asylum at
Quiney, 111. She is said to have contended that woman's place was the home, and to have been worrier!
over the rapid advancement of the suffrage movement.
��� 9   9
A GERMAN divining-rod operator has refused ou
patriotic grounds to prospect for potash in Canada,
his country at the present time enjoying almost a
monoply in the production of potash. Here is an
opening for our friend Zimmerman from Collingwood,
the man whose willow twig is viewed with such dark
suspicion by Councillor Gold.
* *   *
"THREE M< )NTI(S ago bread was coming into Vancouver from a South Vancouver bakery which housed
at the same time a man. his wife and children together
with their chickens." stated Eugene Plant, city milk
and food inspector, in a recent speech before the Women's Forum. Some of the milk from thc State of
Washington, declared unfit for human consumption in
Seattle, is shipped into Vancouver and is peddled by
certain Vancouver dealers in South Vancouver. Inspector Plant apparently sees no wrong in allowing
Vancouver milk dealers to practice infanticide. As to
the South Vancouver bake shops. South Vancouver
has a very competent health staff to superintendent
these establishments.
��� ���    ���
MR. .CHARLES STREET, Main Street butcher, will
once again become a producer. The butcher shop and
property has been traded for an Alberta homestead
and Mr. Street will go back to the land.
A VANCOUVER woman writes to the "News-Advertiser" to say that before she would have a Chinaman in her house as a servant she would slave until
twelve o'clock every night and handle her own housework.
��� *    ���
THE NORTH FRASER Harbor Commission have
instructed their engineers to proceed with the work
of boring along the river. This will be very boring to
the men who believe that Burrard Inlet is the only
sjjeet of water on the face of the earth useful for har-
Wtt'r purposes.
* ���   a
IF THE CHARGE of fraud brought against a South
Vancouver church can be proved, pastor and flock
will stand the chance of being sent to prison. The
church edifice may also be taken into custody. The
organ may make appeal, however.
9 ��- )���
THE PAGEANT of Vancouver to be held on June
12 in connection with tlle Ad. Men's Convention and
the Hoo Hoo Concatenation should have the support
of the Municipality of South Vancouver, the South
Vancouver Board of Trade and every    progressive
business establishment in the Municipality.
��� 9    9
MR. ROBERT S. LEWINGTON, the Fraser Street
broker has given South Vancouver some pointers on
developing a co-operative system of handling municipal contracts. It is unfortunate that men of the Bob
Lewington calibre always prefer to remain in the back
ground when anything like an election comes along.
��� ���   *
IT HAS BEEN SUGGESTED that some of the famous dry wells in the municipality be cut up and used
for bore holes along South Vancouver's portion of
the North Fraser Harbor.
* *    *
MR. W. H. KENT'S optimism as to the future of
South Vancouver in general and Collingwood in particular is only to be equalled, by the pessimism of Councillor Thomas as to the shipping future of Vancou
ver following the opening of the Panama Canal.
*
_- SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1914
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
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We were the first and only firm to advertise
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In doing this, ottr object was not to offer offence,
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Empress Theatre
To follow "The Confession,"
M'-r- Lawrence & Sandusky announce an elaborate production of
Edmund Day's dramatic comedy in
four ;uts "Pali." The author, an
author-actor e.f note has written an extremely interesting and exciting story.
The 1 i111-~ oi tbe play arc especially
entertaining, while the plot is of ab-
���Orbing interest, dealing, as it does,
with the rivalry in love between two
college chums, eene e.f whom has ac-
quired  high  Iw.n..rs. bul  lias forfeited
reaped by his unprincipled treatment
nf a young woman of obscure peesi-
tii.n, whose love he has won, anil
whom he has then deserted for the
more brilliant feminine prize that appears tn be within the reach of the
football hero and all-round college
celebrity
Edward Brumley and James Graham have been chums throughout tlle
fe.ur years e.f their college course, and
in  the  senior year  Ned  Hrumley has
production eef such famous pictures
as Millet's "Gleaners" and "The Angelas" and Rehe Collins' "The Springtime of Life " This will be found tee
be one of :he me.st impressive acts
ever presented over the Orpheum circuit.
Irvin Cobb's clever story, "Sergeant
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"Tlie Saturday Evening Post," and
they are legion in this part of the
country. The story in its dramatized
form will be an important feature of
next week's bill, in which a cast of
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hi- broken heart, unable to bear the
sight eef chihlren. places Charles in
the care of a distant and heartless
aunt, Mr-. MacMiehe. Charier- loves
the fairies with all the ardor of his
poetic soul, and in -pite of his rags
and misery the etheral creatures bring
liim solace; while Mr-. MacMiehe,
with her -.>r<J111 soul and ir..n heart.
tee whom the- fairies are bends, lives
in pathetic terr.er of their power.
Charles meet- and loves Juliet, into
whose eye- c,,,(i forgot to put the
: light, and the fairies, who eenly ce .nie
when the heart ll -'. full that it cannot speak, manifest themselves tei the
happy lovers in a myriad of ways.
L'peeii the death tti Lord Colintnii.
Charles becomes heir to his title and
fortune, and takes a pitiful and tender
farewell nf Juliet, promising to return
when he i- * .KI enough to make her
his  Lady  Colinton.
With tlu lapse of years and the possession of of power, Charles forgets
the fairies, and Juliet, and beceemes
���a snob! Juliet's heart calls to him
through the distance and the darkness, but her prayer is in vain. Meantime. Love and Sympathy have entered the heart of Mrs. MacMiehe.
and in Charles' absence she realizes
that she loves him. Faith conquers
fear, and her hate of the fairies is
dispelled. Through her lungim* for
Charles, she becomes seriously ill,
and despatches a servant to ask him
to come tei her. Lord Colinton spurns
the plea, and later becomes engaged
to the famous Lady Rosalind���"a very
distinguished match!" His conscience
symbolized in the form of the Little
Charles of Long Ago. accuses Lord
Colinton ���. f his perfidy, and in contempt leaves his body. Mrs. Mae-
Miche's illness becomes aggravated,
and the doctor informs Lord Colinton that unless she sees him she will
die of a broken heart: and this time he
deigns tei visit her. His old aunt and
Juliet are staggered by the sad trans-
formatieeit in him. As he is about to
leave the house his Conscience comforts him and battles with his worse
self for supremacy. His soul triumphs,
and the spirit of the Old Charles returns. He denounces and renounces
the snobs who accompanied him on
his visit, and tells them with dramatic
simplicity that he has seen the light
and has learned wisdom!
There is a tender reunion between
himself and Juliet���and they live happy  for ever and ever!
The Globe will offer Eugene Walter's play eif life of today, entitled
"Paid in Full," with Tully Marshall
and tlle original cast ior the week of
April 27.
Phone Sev. 318
Granville Street
Week of April  20
LILLIAN SHAW
America's    Premier    Vocal    Dialect
Comedienne
HENRIETTE DE SERRIS
And her Company of 15. Model- in
Li\ing Reproductions ejf Earn -us
Works 'ef Art
IRVIN COBB'S
"���SERGEANT BAGBY"
The Vaudeville Novelty e.i tbe Season
From   the   famous  ste.ry   in   the   Saturday   Evening   Post
PANTAGES
Uncquallad
Vaudeville      Meant
Vaudcerffle
Panta(*a
FINAL LEAGUE MATCH
WON  BY  CHAMPIONS
Coquitlam Eleven Wins Handily from
Cedar  Cottage Team 3 to  1
Th
land
E. D. GRAhAM, Resident Mar.
Phone Seymour 3046
Three times daily, 2.45. 7.20 and 9.15
Week of April  20
LOTTIE MAYER
And her Six  Diving i'<r'.-
An Aquatic Sensation
LASKY'S  SIX  HOBOES
Fun een the Road
RACKET, HOOVER St MARCKEY
In  Bits of Vaudeville
Other  Big Attractions
Prices. Matinees. 15c; Night, 15 and
25c.   Box Seats. 50 cents
GLOBE
CRANVILLE   *   ROBSON
Continuout 1 to 11 p.m.
Commencing Monday and all week
MARY   P1CKFORD   in
lhe Good Little Devil
5���Parts���5
Coming���
"Paid in Full"
final league match in the Main-
\ssociation, played Monday between the Coquitlam team, champions
eif the M. F. A., ami the Ceelar Collage
sleven. resulted in a victory for the
First Division winners by a Bcore of
three goals tee one. Both teams were
out ill ff'l Strength anil play was c 1..sc
throughout although the champions
appeared i" he in better form ami
finished strong. Tlu- match was wit-
m --eel by a big crowd.
Vrrangements were under way for
a match next Saturday mi tlie Cambie -treet grounds between the Coquitlam First Division champions and
St. Andrew's, winners in tlu- Second
Division.     If   grounds   are   available.
CONGRESS  OF  NURSES
International Congress of Nurses Wi.'I
Be Held at San Francisco in
1915
^njlecoejgrooreocoiTJ^
gained added distinction by leading
the Harvard football team to an especially  hard  fought  victory.
Earlier in the ceeiirse he has made
the acquaintance ol Kate Blackmore,
betrayed her, promised marriage, but
acted   dishonestly   throughout.
In tlle development of his somewhat
shifty character, he has gained the
Bupport "f Martin Uunderwood, a
crippled and deformed chemistry student, whom he has previously saved
from physical violence at the hands
of fellow students. Martin's researches in science have enabled him to produce an acid vapor deadly in its effects, and when Ned falls in love with
Dora Winston and is threatened with
exposure by Kate, Martin volunteers
to put  the latter eiut of the way.
Dora, however, learns Kate's story
before Martin has carried out his
purpose, and N'ed is quickly rejected,
while his chum, Jim Graham, proves
the victor in love. Martin, caught iu
his attempt on Kate's life, kills himself by the means he had planned for
the girl.
There is an abundance of good original comedy and some very clever
character drawings, helping to make
up a dramatic entertainment which
has been immensely popular in the
large eastern cities leer the past two
seasons.
The cast will comprise the full
strength of the Lawrence Company,
| with Mr. Lawrence and Miss Leone in
the leading roles, and all the favorites
having important parts. The piece
will be elaborately staged and "Pals"
will undoubtedly attract crowded
houses  for the week.
Since going to press it has been
decided tee play "Within the Law" next
week. "Pals" will be produced at a
later date.
Orpheum Theatre
The Orpheum bill for next week
will be featured by two notable head-
liners, both highly original in character, and each with its own significance in form of entertainment. Lillian Shaw, a most attractive and clever character singer, is one of the
headliners. and few acts are more certain to please an audience than is her
rendition of dialect songs. Notable
among there are a Hebrew and an
Italian song, both hue to type, and
with costumes which greatly contribute to the effectiveness of the act.
Miss Show has few rivals in this class
of entertainment, and is looked upon
as one of vaudeville's real big successes.
Another featured number is Mme.
Henriette de Serris, a French lover
of art. who has brought with her a
number of living reproductions of famous sculpture and painting. Madame de Serris is a true artist, and
has given a great deal of careful
thought and study to the correct re-
excellently trained singers, ll<<i
ace Wright and Rene Dietrich, wi
appeal to thi sr of the audience musically inclined. These two -iiiLicrs
have .iu>i returned from abroad, where
their singing attracted nnusual attention.
An act lhat pleases the eye with its
beauty, ami possesses distinct novelty, will he eiffered by the Berrcns. This
is another refined musical turn which
will  appeal   t.e  the aesthetic taste.
Weston ami Claire are' two entertainers de luxe, in a pot-pourri eef
songs, dancing and patter, thoroughly up-to-date, and given with a snap
that  is altogether  satisfying.
L'ecal Orpheum patrons will recall
the splendid performance a year ago
.if the Peiwer Brothers. These tine
specimens of physical manhood will
return next week in some new gymnastic exhibitions, in which they have
achieved unusual  excellence.
The Orpheum special news service,
showing recent world's happenings
of interest, will hc exhibited as usual,
and the delightful orchestral selections
at thc opening and throughout tlle
program will form the usual pleasing
feature of the week's bill.
the match, which will be th
e c
ing   fixture  i
will  be playi
onclud-
sease in.
f the Mainland
^^^^^ 1 mi Saturday.
Unless the M. F. A. delegates are
successful in securing grounds from
the Boarel of Park Commissioners the
semi-finals and final eef the Charity
Cup competition will go over until
next season. The delegates will wait
on the board this week ami endeavor
to secure grounds for thc concluding
matches of tlle competition.
A congress nf over 6,000 fi tin- n ost
representative nurses of all nation- ��� i
the worhi will meet in San Francisco upon the gri'ime'- of tlie Panama-
Pacific  International    Exposition    in
|June, 1915. ami will -i.nnl one week
in  consideration eif the  problems  of
their profession, using the exhaust re
exhibits touching upon their work  to
be found in the Departments of 1
cation   ami   Social   Economy,   ai"
the Palace nf Libi ral  \rts i - v. n I
lab rat' rii -.
Tin-   congress   will   consist   of
joint  conventi four great ass
ns of nurst -      Tl ternati
al Council of N'urses, in whi
natii ns   an tented,     includi
Britain.   Ireland,   Germany,     Fra
Bi Igium,   Itali. Austral ..  ( I ina, (
pd    ithers      r I ican  Nur
ses'   \-- ici .'��������� n, ��ii    a   members]
ii. 22.il 0 nurst s; tl ti  rial Li i
for   Sursinf m,   with   12.'   "
members;   and  thc   National  Org.
zatii n foi   Public I leall i NTui ii .���
these  i  ur    rgai izati mi, thi   Calif n
:':,i State Nurses'  \���ciation will acl
as host,    i Iver 6,000 act  i dited deli
gate-  from  these various bodies are
attend  the     c mventi
open  May  31   and  do
L. O. L. Whist Drive
very   enjoyable   whist   drive  and
Globe Theatre
Mary Pickford, the magnetic star
of the film word comes to the ('.lobe
Theatre, commencing Monday, to remain the entire week in David Belas-
co's masterpiece, "Thc Good Little
Devil," a modern fairy play, supported by an all-star cast. This product ion
promises to be the biggest hit of the
dance was given by the L. 0. I., of
Collingwood East Tuesday evening
Mr. 1. B. Appleby presiding. After
an interesting programme, refreshment'- were served and a dance cleis-
eil the entertainment. A feature of
the programme was the comic sketch
] given by Messrs G. L. Karr and E.
C. Mitchell. Mr. J, W. Whiteley,
provincial organizer of the L. 0. L..
outlined the aims of the association
and dwelt on its growth throughout
the Dominion. There were twenty-
six lodges in Vancouver, he said, and
ninety-one in the province. The 27(H)
branches in Canada had a membership  of 300.000,
"How  about  that pork ;
saiel  he  was  going tee give
"Oh." answered the  lie"
got   well."
our   father
me?"
. "the pig
NORTH    FRASER   HARBOR    BOARD
Tenders for Borings
SEALED TENDERS will l.e received bj
the- undersigned at the Harbor Commissioner's Office, Eburne Station, B. c'., up to
ninei] em May 8. for sinking test holes in the
Neirth Aon of the Fraser River between the
commencement of the esttiary al Point Grey
and ilu- westerly boundary of South Vancouver,
Specifications   can   he   seen    and   full   parti'
ctilars   obtained   on   application   to   Messrs.
| Davis   &    Leslie.   Harbor   Engineers.   502-503
Duncan  Building.  Vancouver, after April   16.
The    Harbor    Commissioners    do    not    bind
themselves to accept the lowest or any teenier.
11.   11.   A.   VOGEL,
Secretary.
I
i expected   t'
which   will
June   I   1V15.      ^^^^^^^^^
The Victorian Onler of South Vancouver  ��in  in   represented
Space has already been allotted in
the   Palaces of Education and of Liberal   Arts   for  exhibit-  by  nurses  and
nursing   associations,   and   these   "ill
consist   of   hospital   appliances,   conveniences and improvements; mctho Is
of keeping records for the inspection
of  superintendents  of  hospitals   and
head  nurses. : n.l  registration  charts
for   tin-   compliance  with   state   lavs
for registering nurses; statistical surveys of public health 'ind hygiene: re
ports of recent legislation in promotion  of public health, and  the results
I of the same, and formal recommendations for further legislation; exhibits
of literature written by nurses, such
as histories of nursing, scientific treatises : ml biographies of famous nurses.
Prizes   have   been   offered   feir   the
lir-t   inventions  by  nurses   exhibited
at the exposition.   The contest will be
in   connection   with   the   convention,
and mav bc entered by any nurse of
any of the fifteen nations represei ti
in the International Councils of Xurscs.    Any  invention  of  any  liospi
aooliance, or mechanism for the simplification   of   procedure   in   nursing.
or the heightening of the comfort
Patient*, may be entered, so long as
the inventor is a nurse.
Mr. Jencks was visiting in the Ce
try, anel  near by lived  a  centenarian
One morning Mr. Jencks strolled over
for  a   chat   with  the  "lil  man.
"To   what   do  yen    attribute    your
longevity?"  inquired  the  yuung man.
"To the fact." replied the old man,
conclusively, "that 1 never died."
present   season.     Thi
play is as  follows :
Charles MacLance. "a good littl
devil." and a little friend of all thej
world, upon his mother's death is
sent to his uncle, Lord Colinton, to
be reared as w'ill befit his future rank.
Lord Colinton has recently lost his
only son, and with his memories and
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Victoria vs. Vancouver
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GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY. APRIL  18, 1914
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The Luck of Roaring Camp
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BRET   HARTE
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Francis lirei Harte (born in Albanx,
N.Y., 1839, died in England 1902) at
the age of fifteen wandered tee Call-
i eiuia, where he spent three years
seeking geebl and teaching school. Ile
then became a cotripnsitcrt in the
Pointing ejffice of the: "Golden Era."
and began to write for that paper.
In the early 'ffl's he assumed editorial charge' of the w:eekly Californian.
Subsequently he occupied a position
in the L'nited, Sjates Mint. San Fran-
'-e-o. l-re.m ISfiS to 1870 Hrct Harte
edited the Overland Monthly, of
which he was one of the founders;'and
in this magazine he published, among
��� ither steiries, "The L,uck of Roaring
Camp" am! "The Outcasts of Poker
Flat, the most noted of his tales of
the T'orty-niners. His world-wide
fame may be said to date, from 1K70
in which year appeared the tribute-
poem "Dickens in C.itnp" and the
s.nirical verses <$n the"'"Heathen
Chinee."
Bret Harte is essentially a realist.
wi(li. i kegu ftye for character in thy
rough, an irojii.c liuny.er. an.il a marked tendency toward the melodramatic
in. narrative style -.Utbough-s��iH��-��f
his la,ters hcjj��.p scenes are laid jatthe
Atlantyq. States atl.d vW Grcjj't Britain,
tly; e;^a.cacte.r sketches o;i .'whieh. his
fame chiefly rests are those of the
gamblers, adventurers, vagrants, desperadoes and bedraggled women of
California in���
I   l
:
.
"The days of old,
The.- days, of gold.
"The days of '49.'
There was commotion in Roaring
Camp. It could not have been a tight,
for in 1850 that was not novel enough
to' have called together the entire
settlement. The ditches and claims
were nut only deserted, but "Tttttle's
grocery" had contributed its gamblers, who, it will be remembered,
calmly contributed their game . the
day that French Pete and Kanaka
Joe shot each other to death over the
bar in thc front room. The whole
camp was collected before a rude
cabin on the outer edge of the clearing. Conversation was carried on in
a low tone, but the name of a woman
was frequently repeated. It was a
name familiar enough in the camp���
"Cherokee Sal."
Perhaps the less said of her the
better. She was a coarse, and, it is
to be feared, a very sinful woman.
But at that time she was the only
woman in Roaring Camp, and was
just then lying in sore extremity, when
she most needed thc ministration of
her own sex. Dissolute, abandoned.
and irreclaimable, she was yet suffering a martyrdom hard enough to
bear even when veiled by sympathizing womanhood, but now terrible in
her loneliness. The primal curse had
come to her in that original isolation
which must have made the punishment of the first transgression so
dreadful. It was, perhaps, part of the
expiation of her sin, that, at a moment when she most lacked her sex's
intuitive tenderness and care, she met
only the half-contemptuous faces of
her masculine associates. Yet a few
of the spectators were, I think, touched by her sufferings. Sandy Tipton
thought it was "rough on Sal." and.
in the contemplation of her conelition.
for   a   moment   rose  superior   to   the
fact  that he had an ace and two bow-
ei - in hi- ileevc.
It will be seen, alsee that the situa-
tieeti was novel. Deaths were by no
means uncommon in K.earing Camp,
hut a birth was a new thing. People
hael been dismissed lhe camp effectively, finally, and, with me possibility
eef return; hut this was the first time
than anyboely had been introduced ab
initio.     Hence.the   excitement.
"Vou-go in .there, Stumpy." said a
prominent citizen known as "Ken-
tuek." addressing one of the loungers.,
"('... in there, and sije what you kin
do. Veett've had experience in them
thing-."
Perhaps there was a fitness in the
selection. Stumpy, ill other climes.
had been the. putative . head of two
families: in fact, il was owning.to
some legal informality in these proceedings that Roaring Camp���a city
eif refuge���was indebted to his company. Tlle crowd approved the choice,
antl Stumpy was wise enough to bow
to the majority. The dejor closed on
the extempore surgeon and midwife,
and Roaring Camp sat down outside,
Smoked its pipe, and awaited the issue.
The assemblage numbered about a
hundred men. One or two of these
were actual fugitives from justice,
some were criminal, and all were
reckless. Physically, they exhibited
Ho indication of their past lives antl
character. The greatest scamp had
a Raphael face, with a profusion of
blond hair; Oakhurst. a gambler, had
the melancholy air and intellectual
abstraction of a Hamlet; thc coolest
and most cottrageeius man was scarcely over live feet in height, with a so't
voice and an embarrassed, timid manner. The term "roughs" applied to
them was a distinction rather than a
definition, Perhaps in thc minor details of lingers, toes, ears, etc., the
camp may have been deficient, bul
these slight omissions did not detract
from their aggregation force. The
strongest man had but three lingers
on his right hand;' the best shot had
but  one eye.
Such was the physical aspect of the
men that were disposed around thc
cabin. The camp lay in a triangular
valley, between twee bills and a river.
The only outlet was a steep trail over
the summit of a hill lhat faced the
cabin, now illuminated by the rising
moon. The suffering woman might
have seen it freem the rude bunk
whereon she lay���seen it winding like
a silver thread until it was lost in the
stars  above.
A lire of withered pine-boughs added sociability to the gathering. By
degrees the natural levity of Roaring
Camp returned. Pets were freely
offered and taken regarding the result. Three to live that "Sal would
get througii with it"; even, that the
child would survive; side bets as to
thc sex and complexion of the coming stranger. In the midst of an excited discussion an exclamation came
from those nearest the door, and the
camp stopped to listen. Above the
swaying and moaning of the pines, thc
swift rush of the river, and the crackling of the fire, rose a sharp, querulous cry���a cry unlike anything heard
before in the camp. The pines stopped moaning, the river ceased to rush,
and the fire to crackle. It seemed as
if  Nature  had stopped to  listen too.
The camp rose to its feet as one
man!    Tt was  proposed to explode a
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3B^^li^3>B^^B[
barrel of gunpowder, but, iu cemsid-1 male attention could be procured! Put
era tion of the situation of the mother, I the unlucky suggestion met with
better  counsels  prevailed, and only a   fierce  and   unanimous   Opposition.     It
few re.'olvers were discharged) tor,
whether owing lo lhe rude surgery
eif tlle camp, nr some other reason,
Cherokee Sal was sinking fast. Within an hour she batl climbed, as it
were, that rugged reiad that led to
the -tars, ami so passed out of Roaring Camp, its sin and shame forever.
I do mil think that the announcement
disturbed them much, except i'i speculation as to the fate of the child. "Can
he live now?" wai asked of Stumpy.
The answer was doubtful._ The only
other being of Cherokee Sal's sex
amLinatenial.coiHlitiun -iu. thc-setllc.
ment was an ass. There was some
conjecture as to fitness, but the experiment was tried. It was less problematical than the ancient treatment
eif Romulus and Remus, and apparently as successful.
When these details were completed, which exhausted another hour,
the door was opened, and. an anxious
crowd of men who had already formed themselves into a queue, entered
in single file. Reside the low bunk
or shelf on which the figure of the
mother was starkly out lined below
the blankets stood a pine table. On
this'a candle-box was placed, ayd
witlrin it, swathed in staring red flannel, lay the last arrival- at Roaring
Camp, licside the ..candle-box was
placed a hat. Its use was soon indicated. "Gentlemen,'1 said Stumpy,,
with a singular mixture of authorityi
and ex. officio complacency���"Gentlemen will please pass, irf at the front
demr, around the table, and o.ut at the
back": door, Them ?s wishes to contribute anything toward the orphan-
will titub/a,.hiit handy." -The first man
entereavwinrjiis-hat.ron-.; he uncovered. hpw$��f'r, as be looked about him,
and so, "unconsciously, set an example
to the next. In such communities
good and-bail actions are catching.
As the procession filed in, comments
were audible���criticisms addressed,
perhaps, rather to Stumpy, in the
character of showman���"Is that him?"
"mighty small specimen"; "hasn't
morns got the color"; "ain't bigger
nor a derringer." The contributions
were as characteristic; A silver tobacco-box; a doubloon; a navy revolver, silver mounted; a gold specimen;
a very beautifully embroidered lady's
handkerchief (from Oakhurst the
gambler); a diamond breastpin; a
diamond ring (suggested by the pin,
with the remark from the giver that
he "saw that pin and went two diamonds better"); a slung shot; a Bible
(contributor  not  detected);  a  golden
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Wiis evident thai no plan which en
tailed parting from their new acquisition would for a moment be entertained. "Besides," said Tom Ryder,
"them fellows at Red Deig w.eiild
swap it, and ring in somebody eUe pn
us." A disbelief in the honesty of
either camps prevailed, at Roaring
Camp as,in other places
The introduction of a  female nurse;
in  tlie camp also met with objection.
It  was argued that no decent woman
could be prevailed to_ accept Roariny
Camp as  her  home,  and  the  speaker
urg-ctLilut _:'tlu'.y__didxLt wajit. any
meere eif the other kind." This unkind allusion to the defunct moths,
harsh as it may seem, was the first
spasm of propriety���the lirst symptom of the camp's regeneration.
Stumpy advanced nothing. Perhaps
he felt a certain delicacy in interfering
with the selection of a possible successor* in office. But when questioned, he averred stoutly that he and
"Jinny"���the .mammal before alluded
to���could manage to rear the chili).
There was . seirftttjiing original, independent, and* heroic about the plan
that pleased^.he^catnp. Stumpy was
re4aine<L; Certajp. articles wcre sent
for to Sarcranienfo. "Mind," said tlje
treasurer, as^Jie pressed a bag of goltj-
dust into the expressman's hand, "the
best, that ,can-:b.e got���lace, you know,
ano>;faIi[gree-^'.work   and   frills���d���ti
'"^fraoge, to say the child thrived.
PephapSj ^he invigorating climate of
the mouni;ajj) camp was compens4-
tion-.for material deficiencies. Nature
toe.k ..tl]��,. foundling to her broader
breast../ In that rare atmosphere of
the Sierra, foothills���that air pungent
with bakamic odor, that ethereal cordial at once bracing and exhilarating
���he hay have found food and nourishment," or a. subtle chemistry that
transmuted asses' milk to lime and
phosphorus. Stumpy inclined to the
belief that it was the latter and good
nursing. "Me and that ass," hc would
say, "has been father and mother to
him! Don't you," he would add,
apostrophizing the helpless bundle
before him, "never go back on us."
By tlle time he was a mouth old,
the necessity of giving him a name
became apparent. He had generally
been known as "the Kid." "Stumpy's
boy," "the Coyote" (an allusion to bis
vocal powers), and even by Kentuck's
endearing diminutive of "the d���d little cuss." But these were felt to be
vague and unsatisfactory, and were
at last dismissed under another influence.
change, and, iu self-defense, the rival
establishment of "Tuttle's grocery"
bfcitirred itself, anil imported a carpet antl mirrors,   The reflection! of
ihe latter on the appearance of Relating Canip tended to produce stricter
habits of personal cleanliness.   Again,
Stumpy Imposed .1 fttudlif quaiwitlue
upon- those- who- a*pir*4 ta tha hnnnr
and privilege of holding "Tlle Luck."
It was a cruel mortification lo Ken-
luck���whu,- ip-the-,carelessness, of a
large nature and the. habits ofc frontier life, had begun Co regard- all garments as a second cuticle, which, like
a snake's, only slougjivd. uff" thrjjilgh
decay���to be debarred this privilege
from certain prudential reasons Xei
such was the subtle influence of innovation that he thereafter appeared
regularly every afternoon in a clean
shirt, and face still shining frotn.his
ablutions. N'or were moral and social   sanitary   laws   neglected.
"Trmrmy,"' wtm ��� was suppnseri- to
spend --bis whole- existence -iu a per-
sistent attempt, to repose, must not
be disturbed lar noise.-The-shouting
and yelling wniali had. gained the
camp its infelicitous title were not
permitted within hearing distance of
Stumpy's. The- men.,,��� conversed i ip,
whispers, or smoked with Indian gravity.     Profanity   was   tacitly  given   up
]^^m
in these sacred precincts, and throughout the camp a pe.pttlar feerm of es-
plehve, known as "U���n tlle luck!"
tind "Curse the luck!" wai abandoned,
ai now having a personal bearing.
Vocal music was mil interelicteil. being supposed to have a soothing, tran-
e|tiillizing-quality, and one ��e.ng, tuns
hy��"Min��o'.War. Jack." an Kuglisb
sailor from her Majesty's Australian
colonies, was quite popular ai a t sil -
l.-.by. It was.a lugubrious recital of
lhe expleiits.of "the Areihu-a, Seventy-four,'1'in a muffled minor, ending
with a prolonged dying fall at the
burden of each vef.se, "On 1,-ei-ei-oard
eft the Arethu.sa." If was a line sight
to see Jack holding The Luck, rocking freun side to side as if with tlle
irioiie.n of a ship, and crooning forth
this naval ditty. Either through the
peculiar rocking of Jack eir the length
of his song���it contained ninety itan-
zas. and was continued with conscientious (lejib.cration.. tei the .bitter
end���the lullaby generally had the Qe-
sired effect. At suchtiiiles tlle men
woulil lie at full Jcngth under the
trees, in the soff summer twilight,
smoking their pipes and'drinking in
the nieto'.'ious uttterances. An indistinct idea that this was pastoral happiness'pervaded the camp.   "This 'ere
(Continued  ou   Page   7)
spur; a silver teaspoon (the initials,
1 regret to say, were not the giver's);! Gamblers and adventurers are gen-
a pair of surgeon's shears; a lancet; crally superstitious, and Oakhurst one
a Hank of England note for 5 pounds;   day  declared    that     the    baby    had
nd  about   two   hundred    dollars    in   brought "the luck" to Roaring Camp.
loose   gold   and   silver   coin.     During i It was certain  that  of late  they  had
these proceedings Stumpy maintain
ed a silence as impassive as the dead
on his left, a gravity as inscrutable
as that of the newly born on his right.
Only one incident occurred to break
the monotony of the curious procession. As Kentuck bent over thc candle-box curiously, the child turned,
and, in a spasm of pain, caught at
his groping finger and held it fast for
a moment, Kentuck looked foolish
and embarrassed. Something like a
blush to assert itself in his weather-
beaten cheek. "The d���d little cuss!"
he said, as he extricated his finger,
with, perhaps, more tenderness and
care than he might have been deemed
capable of showing. He held that finger a little apart from its fellows as
he went out, antl examined it curiously. The examination provoked the
same original remark in regard to the
child. In fact, he seemed to enjoy
repeating it. "He rastled with my
linger." he remarked to Tipton, holding up the I'.icmber, "the tl���d little
ai"!"
It was four o'clock before the camp
sought repose. A light burned in the
cabin where the watchers sat, for
Stumpy ditl not go to bed that night.
(Xeir did Kentuck. He drank quite
freely, and related with great gustei
his experience, invariably ending with
hi- characteristic condemnation of lhe
newcomer. It seemed to relieve him
of any unjust implication of sentiment,
and Kentuck had the weaknesses of
the nobler sex. When everybody else
had gone to bed, he walked down to
the river and whistled reflectively.
Then he walked up the gulch, past the
cabin, still whistling with demonstrative unconcern. At a large redwood
tree he paused and retraced his steps,
and again passed the cabin. Halfway down tee tbe river's bank he again
paused, and then returned and knocked at the door. It was opened by
Stumpy. "How goes it?" said Kentuck, looking past Stumpy toward the
candle-box. "All serene," replied
Stumpy. "Anything up?" "Nothing."
There was a pause���an embarrassing
one���Stumpy still holding the door.
Then Kentuck had recourse to his
finger, which lie held up to Stumpy.
"Rastled with it���the d���d little cuss,"
he  said, and retired.
The next day Cherokee Sal had
such rude sepulture as Roaring Camp
afforded. After her body had been
comtnitteed to the hillside there waa
a formal meeting of the camp to discuss what should be done with her
infant. A resolution to adopt it was
unanimous and enthusiastic. But an
animated discussion in regard to the
manner and feasibility of providing
for its wants at once sprung up. It
was remarkable that the argument
partook of none of those fierce personalities with which discussions
were usually conducted at Roaring
Camp. Tipton proposed that they
Should send the child to Red Dog���
a distance of forty miles���where fe-
been successful. "Luck" was the
name agreed upon, with the prefix of
Tommy for greater convenience. No
allusion was made to the mother, and
the father was unknown. "It's better." said the philosophical Oakhurst,
"to take a fresh deal all 'round. Call
him Luck, and start him fair." A day
was accordingly set apart for the
christening. What was meant by
this ceremony thc reader may imagine, who has already gathered some
idea of the reckless irreverence of
Roaring Camp. The master of ceremonies was one "Boston," a noted
wag, and the occasion seemed to promise thc greatest facctiousness, This
ingenious satirist had spent two days
in preparing a burlesque of the
church service, with pointed local allusions. The cl-.oir was properly
trained, and Sandy Tipton was to
stand godfather. But after the procession had marched to the grove
with music and banners, and the child
had been deposited before a mock altar, Stumpy stepped before the expectant crowd. "It ain't my style to
spoil fun, boys," said the little man,
stoutly, eyeing the faces around liim,
"but it strikes me that this thing ain't
exactly on the square. It's playing
it pretty low down on this yer baby
to ring in fun on him that he ain't g'
ing to understand. And cf there's going to bc any godfathers 'round, I'd
like to see who's got any better rights
than me." A silence followed
Stumpy's speech. To the credit of
all humorists be it said, that the first
man to acknowledge its justice was
the satirist, thus stopped of his fun.
"Bul," said Stumpy, quickly, follow
ing up Ilis advantage, "we're here for
a christening, and we'll have it. T
proclaim you Thomas Luck, according to thc laws of the United States
and the State of California, so help
mc God." It was the first lime that
the name of the Diety had been uttered otherwise than profanely in the
camp. The form of christening was
perhaps even more ludicrous than the
satirist had conceived; but strangely
enough, nobody saw it and nobody
laughed. "Tommy" was chistencd as
seriously as he would have been under a Christian roof, and cried and
was comforted in as orthodox fashion.
And so the work of regeneration
began in Roaring Camp. Almost imperceptibly a change came over the
settlement. The cabin assigned to
"Tommy Luck"���or "The Luck," as
he was more frequently called���first
showed signs of improvement. It
was kept scrupulously clean and
whitewashed. Then it was boarded,
clothed, and papered. The rosewood
cradle���packed eighty miles by mule
���had, in Stumpy's way of putting it,
"sorter killed the rest of the furniture." So the rehabilitation of the
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Al long as it affects working nun
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Ireland, there is no measure of military force, which the Tory party will
not readily employ. They denounce
all violence except their own. They
Uphold all law except the law they
choose tee break. (Cheers.) They always welcome the application of force
to others. ( Laughter.) But they theni-
IClvei are to remain immune. They
are tee select irom the Statute-hook
the laws they will e.bcy and the laws
they will resist. They claim to be a
party in the State free to use force
in all direction!, but never tee have it
applied to themselves. Whether in
office or in opposition, as they have
very often told us, they are to govern
the country,    li  they  cannot do it
by the veto of privilege, they will do
it by the veto of Violence. If constitutional methods serve their ends,
they will bc Constitutionalists. li
law suits their purpose, they will be
law-abiding, aye. and law-enforcing.
When social order means the order
of the Tory party, when social onler
nieans the orde'r of the propertied
, classes against the wage-earner, when
social oreler means the master againsl
the man, ot the' landlord against the
tenant, order is sacred and holy, order is dear tee thc heart of the Tory
party anel order must be maintained
by force. But if it should happen that
I the Constitution, or the law, e.r the
I maintenance of order stand in the
path of some Tory project, stand in
lite path of the realization of some
appetite e.r ambition which they have
conceived, then tliey vie with the wildest anarchists in the language which
they use against the Constitution,
',-.gainst the law, and against all order
and all means of maintaining order.
And that is the political doctrine with
which they salute the 20th century.
j (Cheers ���
We do nc t hkc threats ourselves
and se we will not use them to others. S'e far the violence has been all
on i em- side. They confront ns with
the menace of civil war. We meet
ihcm with patience. Wc meet them
i with a Parliamentary majority
(cheers), and, in due course, we will
meet them in an appeal to the people.
But   wc   also   mus'   meet   them   With
firmness. (Cheers.) We must neit forget we are the supreme executive
authority of this great State and Em-
piie and we are responsible to the
Crown, whose Ministers we are. and
te. the House of Commonr, em whose
conOdi nee wc depend, for the peace
and order of the British Dominions
and fi r tin -trict and punctual discipline of the armed fi rci s charged
with their protection by land and sea.
(Cheers.) Are.und the fabric of the
Imperial Governmenl stir and heave
the uneasy movements of the world.
The tremendous armies and fleets i i
Lurope ever gn wing and ever gathering, the anxious shifting combination of diplomacy, the girding of great
States one against the other, the unrest ami ferment of unhappy millions
of laboring men. all sway around the
structure of the Imperial Government.
And beneath that Government shelter, not only all the people who dwell
in these islands, but the vast native
populations across the sea. guided
and ruled by handfuls of soldiers anel
administrators. And ancient kingdoms and warlike races and noble
provinces and principalities dwell in
prosperous security in the long sunshine "of the'Pritish peace. (Cheers.)
Who will flare*- to breakup that British peace? ' Let us see who will dare.
with lethal'weapons and of. deliberate
purpose (ihVdtruption)���let us see
who will'dare to Weak'tip that.ep'eaee.
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Feer them, whe.ever they are. there
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There must be en!y one law. (Cheers.)
It must be the same fe.r the rich as
for thc poeir. It must be the same
fe.r thc Tory as feer the Liberal e.r the
Labor man. It must be the same for
Orange as for Green. (Cheers) It
must be even-handed in its enforcement, it must not be swayed by fear
or favor. Law and order must prevail in this country at all costs, at all
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The   Message  to  Ulster
We  arc  servants  of  the   Stale  anel
of the  House ol  Commons, and at
any time when the constituencies have
decided against us on election, those
who are now responsible will disappear inte. private stations and rubers
will assume their heavy burdens and
responsibilities. We do not exercise
any authority we have not received
irom its true and proper source, and
while we are charged with the high
duties e.f government, we must act on
such an i-s.uo a- if ve were the trustees, nol ..nly for the present, but i"r
lie' past and for the future, and we
ire bound in honor not to flinch and
met t.e fail.    I Cheers, i
I thank you mosl earnestly for the
way in which you have listened to
my words. 1 ri. ogi ize '.at I cannol be in all re-peei- a complete ex-
ponetlt of Liberal (,iioUg'M and opinion. 1 hope 1 have ��� inn -_'rip of democratic principle���i know I earnestly desire the soJal betterment of
the masses of ti ��� people; Im- still,
there an main others in this hall, on
this platform, in the Government, or
among our colleagues in the House
-ei Commons who have a far better
right than 1 have, who are much more
capable of interpreting the instinctive
promptings and the inner thoughts
of Liberals and Liberalism. ("No,
no.")
It is, however, possi le that at particular moments 1 may be abb to be!
of some use. There are times and
there are occasions when I have a
message to give which i.s of vital consequence, Here I am this afternoon
(cheers), and here is the message
which   I  bring you.
If Ulster seeks peace and fair play
she can find it. She knows where to
find it, (Cheers.) If Ulstermen extend the hand of friendship it will be
clasped by Liberals and by their Nationalist countrymen in  all g 1 faith
and in all good will, but if there is no
wish for peace, if every concession
that is made is spurned and exploited,
if every efforl to meet their view- is
only to be used as a means of break- ���
ing down Home Rule and of barring;
the way !������ the rest of Ireland; if Ulster is to become a tool in party calculations if the civil and Parliamentary systems under which we have
dwelt so long and our fathers before
us are to be brought to the crude challenge of force, if the Government and
the Parliament of th;s great country
and greater Empire are to be expe sed
to menace and brutality, ii all the.
loose, wanton, and reckless chatter
we have been forced to listen to these
many months is in the end to disclose a sinister and revolutionary purpose, then I can only say to you :
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THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP
(Continued freem Page 6)
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Luck was usually carried t'> the gulch,
whence thc golden store of Roaring
Camp was taken. There, on a blanket spread over pine boughs, he would
bv while the men were working in
the ditches below. Latterly, then
was a rude attempt to decorate this
bower with flowers and sw'eet-smell-
ing shrul'.-. and generally some one
would bring him a cluster of wild
honeysuckles, azaleas, ur the painted
bl ssotns of Las Mariposas. The men
had suddenly awakened to the
that there wore beauty and sign
cance in these triflles, which they had
so long trodden carelessly beneath
their feet. A flake of glittering mica,
a fragrant of variegated quartz, a
bright pebble from the bed of the
creek, became beautiful te) eyes thus
cleared and strengthened, and wore
invariably put aside for "The Luck."
It was wonderful how many treasures
the woods and hillsides yielded that
"w.mid do for Tommy." Surrounded by playthings such as never child
inet of fairyland had before, it is to
be hoped that Tommy was content.
IU appeared to bc Serenely happy,
albeit there was an infantine gravity
abemt him, a contemplative light in
his round gray eyes, that sometimes
worried Stumpy. He was always
tractable and quia, and it is recorded that once, having crept beyond
his  "corral"���a  hedge e.f tessellated
pine boughs which surrounded bis
bed���he dropped ovet the bank i m
his head in the soft earth, and remained in that position for at least
live minutes with unflinching gravity.
He was extricated without a murmur.
I hesitate tee record the many other
instances of his sagacity, which rest.
unfortunately, upon the statements of
prejudiced friends. Some eif them
were not without a tinge of superstition. "I crep' up the bank just now,"
said Kentuck one day. in a breathless
slate of excitement, "and dem my
skin if he wasn't talking to a jay bird
as was a-sittin' e.n his lap. There
ihey was. just as free and sociable as
anything you please, a-jawin' at each
other jusl like two cherry-bums."
Ibiwbeii. whether creeping oyer the
pine boughs or lying on his back
blinking at the leaves above him, tee
him the birds sang, the squirrels chattered, and the flowers bloomed. Nature was his nurse and playfellow.
For him she would let slip between
the leaves golden shafts of sunlight
that fell just within his grasp: she
would send wandering breezes to
visit him with the halm of bay and
reisinous gums: tei him the tall redwoods nodded familiarly and sleepily.
the humble-bees buzzed, and the rooks
cawed   a   slumbrous   accompaniment.
Such was the golden summer eif
Roaring Camp. They were "flush
times"���and the Luck was with them.
The claims yielded enormously. The
camp was zealous of its privileges
and looked suspiciously on strangers.
No encouragement was given to im-
birgration, and, to make their seclusion more perfect, the land on either
side of the mountain wall that sur-
re.unded the camp they.duly pre-empted. This, and a reputation for singular proficiency with the revolver,
kept the reserve of Roaring Camp
inviolate. The expressman���their
eenly   connecting   link   with   the   sur-
-     - times told �� unit  ��� ies of thi  camp.    He v
-..> riiey've I ip  there  in
Re ai ing,'  f ,   lay   over
stn et ���' ��� g. Tin y\ i goi .
znd flowers 'niund tht ir ;. nises,
thej ' ce  a  da;
But the;
n Ingin baby."
With   the   pre
came   a   d< sire       mpi
I e   was  pi   posed   -       ui]
ind ;u
���   one or tn nt families
ke   of
Luck"���who might  pel
female  co  sacri
lie   that   this  coi    - ��� tin
,"-:   tl   -     men,   who   were   fiei
sceptical        ' gai d I    its general \ ir-
tue anel usefulness,  can  only b<
counted  for  by  their    affection    for
Tommy.     \ few -ill held   iui     I
the resolve could n it be carried ii I
effect for three nn nths, and the min-
qritj  meekly yielded in the hope tl   I
something might turn up t'i prevent
it.     \inl it  elid.
The   winter   of   1851   will   lon(
remembered  in  the    foothills.       I
siie.w   lay   ele-cp   un   the   Sierras
every mountain creek became n ri
and every river a lake.    Each ���-
and   gulch   ��as   transformed   inl
tumultuous watercourse that desi
eel   the   hillsides,   tearing   down   gi
trees and  scattering its drift and  dc
bri-   ahiiig   the   plain.     Red   De>g
been  twice under  water, and  Roar
Camp hael been forewarned.   "Watci
put the gobl into them gulches." said
Stumpy.     "It'-   been   here   mice   anil
will be  here again!"    And that night
the Neirth Fork suddenly leaped over
its banks and swept up the triangular
valley   of   Roaring  Camp.
In the Confusion of rushing water,
crushing trees, ami crackling timber,
and the darkness which seemed to
flow with the water and blot eiut the
fair valley, but little could be done
to collect the scattered camp. When
the morning broke, the cabin of
Stumpy nearest lhe river-bank was
gone. Higher up the gulch the,
found the body of its unlucky own
but the pride, the hope, the j.ey, t
Luck, of Roaring Camp had disap
peared. They were returning with
sail hearts, when a shout from the
bank  recalled  them.
It was a relief boat from down the
river. They had picked up. tl.ey said,
a man and an infant, nearly exhausted, abeiut twee miles beb'W. Did anybody know them, and Sid they belong.
here?
It needed but a glance te. snow them
Kentuck lying there, cruelly crushed
and bruised, but still holding the Luck
of Roaring Camp in his arms. As
they bent over the strangely assorted
pair, they saw that thc child was cold
and pulseless. "He is dead," said one.
Kentuck opened his eyes. "Dead?"
he repeated feebly. "Yes. my man.
and you are dying too." A smile lit
the eyes of the expiring Kentuck.
"Dying." he repeated, "he's a-taking
mc with him���tell the boys I've got
the Luck with me now": and the
strong man. clinging to the frail babe
as a drowning man is said to cling
to a straw, drifted away into the Shadowy river that flows forever to the
unknown sea. ���1GHT
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SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1914
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The  Electors'  Responsibility
Editeer  "Chinook" :
Sir.���In a late issue of the "Chine.. >k" it prat reported that a jiulge
in dealing with the subject before
him remarked. "A municipality without a conscience." and I venture t'i
think that if hit tlordship had thc
facts of the doings of successive
councils lUte in <.,, f.ir a's 1 am cmi-
cerneel. fads, the evidence of which
can be seen try any one, he we.uld
 1
e seen liy any one. lie .would eer
have felt justified In t'hy'use i
j tainly ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I even more emphatic language.
I we   have   been   knocking
"Here
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ it ye.u all
I these years," said an ex-recve antj
councillor, and limply because I rej
jecleel  llle pre.pe.sal to run  the public
affairs fur personal ends and opposed to  the  best  of my ability  all  the
tected crimes with which our administrative authorities are confronted
naturally engenders suspicion with
disastrous results, as we have lately
experienced. There is a God who
rules iu the affairs of men, whose eyes
are e.ver all to give everyone acce.riling t.e the weirk of his hands. We
lind no lack of capital in Kngland.
()ii< firm alone is expending two liun-
ibeel millions of dollars to establish
a business iu far-away China, All
the wealth of.the world is concentrating there: the millionaires of the
L'nited States are migrating to Loudon because there is more faithful
administration of the law and consequently greater security for person
and property. Our administrators,
on the contrary, are letting down the
bars to f'irces lhat will paint this con
vils that such a line of conduct in-jtinent red. and if tliey think they arc
doing this secretively they arc thereby -imply exhibiting their folly and
ignorance.     May  the  Almighty   open
LITTLE MOUNTAIN HALL
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for oublic meetings,  dances, etc.,  to  Let
Apply W.  J. STOLLIDAY
34 42nd Avenue
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luces.    These evils, however) are unfortunately by  no  mean  confined  to
municipal councils, a.- vide tlle con-^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
stunt reports of exposures in both j their eves t.i that fact before it be
provincial and federal' governments comes too late. The electorate als.
hence the question naturally arises, I has a duty tei perform, for under em
are ne nut fast becoming a nation democratic form of government un
without a conscience? The fact that I dnubtedly the responsibility lies with'
we   are   being   regarded   in   that   light
is pretty well attested by the financial difficulties with which we are
confronted, difficulties which are unquestionably the direct result e.f mir
own misdeeds. It is an acknowledged
fact that there is nothing so sensitive
as  capital  and   the 'loqg  list  of  uiide-
the elect.irs. "The administration of
justice iii British Columbia is the
d  farce een God's earth," lately declared a labor representative,
ami we as a Hritish community ought
t ' he ashamed of the fact.
A. VV. l'KKX.
Mission City, B.C.
CHURCH BROUGHT TO COURT
Royal Bank Alleges Fraud in Deal of
South Hill Baptists
Mr. Lewington's Progressive Solution
for Municipal Problems
A proposal whereby the municipality could establish its uwn paving
plant at a minimum cost was outlined
t'i the "Chj.iook" this morning by
Mr. R. S. Lvwington, e,f South Hill
��� Briefly. Mr. Lewington proposes that
the municipality instead'ot purchasing lumber should establish a saw
mill on the municipal pmperty situated em the North Arm of the Fraser, near Campbell Avenue. Mr. Lewington considers it would not be necessary at first to erect permanent
buildings, which could be built from
time to time out of the profits saved
on the purchase price of lumber. The
municipality already owns a rock
crushers and bunkers. Sand and
gravel. Mr. Lewington states, could
readily be obtained at a low cost, and
all that would bc required for paving
operations in the way of machinery
would be a few cement mixers, which
Mr. Lewington considers could also
be purchased with the profits from
the municipal saw mill.
The labor required for grading, paving, etc., Mr. Lewington argues could
be obtained by a system of co-operation among the workmen of the municipality, whereby they would jointly
take Up contracts for certain sections
of roadways to be gradcel and paved.
Tools required and teams would be supplied by the municipality if necessary
on certain conditions allowing for
wear and tear. etc. I'nder this system, Mr. Lewington contends, the
municipality could grade and pave its
roadways at a minimum est and a
large number of municipal workmen
would be trained to give full value
for every dollar erpended.
FOR SALE.���Prize Winning Barred
Rock Setting Eggs. $2.50 a setting.
���J. Johnson, 5805 Ontario Street.
The unusual circumstances of a
church being charged with fraud occurred this week in Supreme Court
Chambers before Mr. Justice Morrison, when lhe Royal Bank of Canada
asked the court to order an issue to
be tried against the South Hill Baptist Church of South Vancouver, under the Fraudulent Preference Act.
The allegation is that the church becoming insolvent, executed twee mortgages tee Mr. Gregory F. Goostrey,
one of its members, t.i avoid the bank
selling the property under a judgment.
The mortgages, which are feer $12.1)1)0.
are em the two lots un which the
church edifice stands.
Mr. D. .1. O'Xcill. of the firm uf
Tupper. Kittu iK: Wightmail, seelici-
tors feir the Kuyal Bank, made lhe
application and was opposed by Mr.
C. M. Woodworth, solicitor for thc
church. Reading freem an affidavit
maele bv Mr. C. A. Crosbie. manager
of the hank. Mr. O'Neill saiel that early in March the bank hehl promissory
notes of the church as security for
advances of $1560. and mi March 5
issued a writ claiming payment of the
iie.tes.
On March lfi. a judgment by default was obtained for $1560.50. and
this judgment was entered on April
1. Later we discovered that two
mortgage's, dated March 14, two days
before we got our judgment, had
been evecuted by the church in favor
eif Mr. George F. Goostrey, securing
a sum of $12,000. Frum vyhat we
have learned frum Mr. Woodworth,
solicitor for the church, we believe
that these mortgages were not given
for the purpose of obtaining advances,
but to secure indebtedness which had
but tei secure indebtedness. "We allege
that at the time of their execution
the church was insolvent and unable
to pay its debts, and that the mortgage thus given were a fraudulent
preference to Goostrey." stated Mr.
O'Neill.
"I think it is a very reprehensible
practice for counsel to make statements based on letters written without prejudice. I never had any correspondence at all with Mr. Crosbie,"
said Mr. Woeidworth, who attacked
Mr. O'Neill's material as being inadequate to support his motion.
"I rlatly contradict the assertion
that I have made use of information
contained in letters marked 'without
prejudice' That ii a breach of professional etiquette I have never been
guilty of. The information was obtained by Mr. Crosbie by sonic other
means," replied counsel feer the bank.
The application was laid over for
further material to be seen by the respective counsel.
    i^i	
While James McNeil Whistler, the
eccentric American painter, was trying on a hat in a London shop one
day, a customer rushed in. and mistaking Mr. Whistler for a clerk, exclaimed : "1 say, this 'at doesn't fit."
The artist eyed him fe.r a minute, anil
then replied, scornfully: "Neither
does your coat, and I'll be hanged if
I like tlle color of your trousers."
Fire Alarm System
Seiuth Vancouver's lire alarm system will shortly be in working order.
Fifty alarm boxes are being installed
and will be located as follows : Ontario Street, comers of Twentieth,
Twenty-sixth and River Road; Twenty-eighth and John Street: Main
Street, corners of Twenty-ninth. Thir-
tv-l'emrtli. Fortieth, Forty-eighth and
Fifty-sixth,' Prince Edward Street,
corners of Thirty-seventh. Forty-fifth
and F.erty-ninth; Fraser Street, corners of Thirtieth. Forty-seventh,
Fifty-second. Sixty-first and River
Ruad; Prince Albert and Thirty-
eighth; Si Catherine Street, comers
e.f   Thirty-fourth,     Forty-ninth     and
What the fuss is all about in harbor circles���A Blue Funnel steamer loading Alberta grain at Vancouver
Fifty-fifth; Ross Street, corners of
Thirty-ninth and Sixty-third; Knight
Street, comers of Twenty-eighth and
Fifty-ninth; Fleming Street, Twenty-
second and between Forty-fifth and
Forty-seventh; Inverness and Forty-
third, Commercial Drive, and Eighteenth; Bruce Street and Fortieth;
Kathleen Street and Twenty-eighth;
Victoria Road, corners of Twenty-
second, Thirty-fifth, Forty-third, Fifty-second and Sixty-third; Dumfries
and Fifty-lirst; Kingsway, corners of
Welwyn Street, Rupert Street and
Lincoln Street; Nanaimo Street, corners of Thirty-fifth and Forty-sixth;
Earl's Road, corners of Thirty-fourth
and Euclid Street; Wales Road and
Forty-third; Rupert Street and First
Street north of King Street; Rogers
and Wellington Streets; Joyce Street
and Vanness;  Kerr  Road, corners of
Forty-sixth and Fifty-sixth.   Tei give
an alarm all that will be necessary
will bc to break the glass of the
alarm box, open the door and pull
down a hook; then wait for the lire-
men.
The Dominion Post Office authorities have informed several of the ratepayers living east of Fraser Street,
in thc South Mill District, that in the
near future they may look fur a postal service that will equal that in thc
heart of Vancouver.
At present, it has been pointed out,
the postal delivery in that district is
exceedingly poor.
The plan is to extend the postal delivery area beyond Smith Hill and into the Number Two Road District.
It is stated that two deliveries per
day  will be made.
Chinook   vs   Westminster
The Chinei.iks opened the baseball
season at Westminster mi Good Friday, and were walloped by the Bull
Moose of the Reiyal City a deezen runs
to eleven.
Throughout the game was hair-
raising from the opening ami was
staged before a holiday crowd of a
thousand   fans.
Wood, who pitched for tlie Chine inks, played a line game, striking
out ten Moose up till the seventh inning. Tlle Cbinooks were leading by
the score of 10-2 when Wood blew up.
Grimmett went in the box and the
Moose scored two inns ,,ff him on
two errors, which gave the Me.use
the   game.
Ross for-tlie Chitiooks caught a
great   game:
GRANITOID   PAVEMENT
A Home and Canadian Product
<J Concrete is recognized as the
only material suitable for hard
wear ami permanent work and is
extensively used for the foundation of all modern pavements.
<J Concrete pavements are becoming more and more popular
every year both in Canada and
in the United States.
��H The discovery of a satisfactory concrete wearing surface
suited for all heavy traffic has
only been made after years of
study and experiment.
a In our1 Granitoid Pavement
we have a concrete base���a concrete wearing surface that will
meet the requirements of vehicular and automobile alike,'becoming more durable with age.
<J Granitoid paving pays the
highest returns of durability and
satisfaction, being used in our
great highway) JCingsway, and
the leading streets throughout
Vancouver.
Granitoid on Kingsway
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YOU MAY HAVE LITERARY TALENT
^ The first writing Rudy ard Kipling ever did was for a weekly paper, a similar publication to the Chinook.
So it was with Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Richard Harding Davis, J. M. Barrie, Ralph Connor.
���
^ THE CHINOOK wants writers in Central Park, Collingwood East, Edmonds, Collingwood West, the
Victoria Road district, South Hill, the River Road district, Mount Pleasant, Shaughnessy Heights, Eburne
WRITE TO "THE EDITOR"
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