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Array t$&e* CHINOOK
\ ..1. II, Xo. 22
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA,   SATURDAY, OCTOBE]
*'U
Price 5 cenl -
What! Is British Columbia Doped and Gagged by Land-Grabbing Gun-Men,
Timber-Stealing Trusts, Townsite Burglars and Railroad Corporations ?
Opposition Head Discussed the Issues of the
Day and Condemned Without Qualification
The Record of the Present Government at
Victoria, Alleging that Body to be Absolutely
Subservient to Vested Interests
Not feir llie particular benefit of our
readers who may be inclined towards
Liberalism, but for the information
of all who tire interested in the welfare of the Province of British Columbia, we print herewith the speech
of Mr. H. C, Brewster, leader of tbe
Opposition, delivered at a banquet
tendered him hy followers in Vancouver  Friday night, last week.
Mr. Brewster, who was received
with   loud   cheers,   said :
"I would be ungrateful indeed wcre
I insensible tonight of the high honor
you have paid the position to which
1 have been elected. I realize probably as few others can what it is to
have warm friends, both personal and
political, and 1 can tell you that tonight I do feel thai I would certainly
be a most ungrateful wretch wcre I
not deeply sensible of this high honor.
Those here tonight, who have gat In-red ill this, the greatest centre of population within the province of British
Columbia, are keenly anxious, not
particularly lo hear him who has
heen elected leader of llle Liberal
party and to hear his oratory���because that i.s not one of his strong
points���hut that they might hear what
has heen evolved ill the minds of the
Liberal party, which in the long run
is geiing to tend to thc benefit of the
province   of   British   Columbia,
"Among the ranks of the Conservative party we have had orators, especially when you take into consideration the head of that great party
within the province, who have pa--eL<l
up and down, and with flowery language have told you very many things,
have placed some of their important
questions before you, talketl on all
four sides, and then left the questions
unanswered, and it is possible that
yon are a little hit tired of oratory of
that nature, and that it would he- becoming in one who wishes really to
dee something to talk straight business,
1 believe what you like to hear are
plain statements from well-intentioned people who have as their object.
and only object, not simply thc advancement   of   the   Liberal   party   of
British Columbia, but the betterment
"f the whole people of lhe province,
(cheers.)
"In the first place 1 want lo make
a little statement because I like to ln-
fair. Possibly I would not be iu the
position I am iu tonight if ymi did
not think 1 liked fair play. I want
to make ihis statement because I believe, and I give them credit, thai
ilure are tueinhei.- of iln Conservative party in the province of British
Columbia  who art  jusl as firmly con
vinced that they arc right as I am
that they arc not in matters of policy.
I want to treat them leniently and
in doing so I must in fairness to them
have an alternative, because I do not
believe that the administration in
charge of lhe affairs of this province
at the city of Victoria are true Conservatives. That is a pretty big stale
ment."
Mr. Brewster admitted that there
was truth ill the statement that the
Liberal party was a party of ideals,
but he joined issue with the statement lhat they wcre an impractical
party. They had been decisively beaten at the last election in the province
and the reason was not far to seek.
Referring to the birth of the Conservative parly in liritish Columbia he
could tell them that there never was
in the history of political parties in
the Dominion of Canada a more outrageous hit eef trickery than there was
at the birth of lhe provincial, so-called.   Conservative   party.    (Cheers.)
"There sits on my right hand,"
said Mr. Brewster, "a man who helped put oul of business the coalition
government from power and who was
promised a scat in the cabinet, but
who was turned down by that political trickery. This is a fact and should
not be allowed to pass."    (Cheers.)
Mr. Brewster proceeded to deal
with the methods that had heen employed by the Conservatives to obtain votes in the rural districts hy the
appointment   of  road    foremen    or
bosses and the Inlying eef thc veetcs of
the men who had geene out to settle
on the land, hut who were unable to
keep their families and had to accept
jobs from these road foremen and.
therefore, bee-:,me members of Conservative associations before they
were- employed. That, he said, was
the most atrocious manipulation that
had ever taken place in any province
in the Dominion.
"I do not come here- tonight," he
declared, "anil I hope 1 never will
come here for the purpose of criticizing the methods that have been
adopted hy the administration in Victoria to keep Libera! representatives
from the floor of thc house, hul I
Come here with a much higher eibject. I come lure advocating the
nieesl earnest effort on tin- nart eef the
great Liberal party to come in and
help us redeem litis province fie,in
the awful condition it is dropping
into.    (Cheers.)
"Vou may ask whal we are offer
iiig yem in this new Liberalism which
today is taking rool and which \ mi
see in  llle  face-  oi those ymmg   Lib-
Though there are Many Negative Arguments,
Mr. Brewster, the Leader of the Provincial
Opposition, Declares This to be the Case,
And Is Cheered by Three Hundred
Followers
Mr. H. C. BREWSTER
Mr. H. C. Brewster, the Liberal leader in British Columbia, is
a bald-headed gentleman who wears spectacles, sustained in their
place cn a good, big ncse by gold wires that pass over the ears.
He hrs not the stoop of a Laurier, nor the height. Being inclined
to be squarely set in body as well as in mind, he wears a low collar
and a tie that any quiet-minded business man might wear. His
hair was red and his eyes are blue.
One would associate the name Brewster with millions, but the
leader cf the Liberal party is not one of the rich plutocrats. He
is one of the people and is rich only in sincerity of purpose, honesty
and integrity, good health and fighting capacity.
That Mr. H. C. Brewster should go forward and pit himself
against the great McBride, is regarded by some of the big interests,
possibly, ?.s the worst kind of impudence. Brewster goes armed
wilh a sling-shot���and he will meet the giant and fight with him.
He will go up against a man armed with a mighty shield in the way
of a harnessed press and with the heaviest and most deadly instruments of political warfare known to modern times.
Brewster's fight will be feir the people as against the men in
this province who wax fat yet work not���as against the thieves
who are holding fr-m the people of British Columbia tbe forests,
the fisheries  lh; mines, the farm lands, the gilts of the Living God.
erals wlm -urn mild inc. What is the
incentive. The object is such legis-
latieni as will give lo the masses the
opportunity tei participate in the natural wealth which is now lieing handed over to the favored classes.
(Cheers I. That is the position the
Liberal party in the province 'ef British Columbia is taking and I claim
that every man wine is honest ami i-
a gooel citizen can well subscribe to
that creed.
Dealing with the methods that the
Conservatives had adopted t'e wipe
emt iln- opposition at Victoria, he re-
ferred t" the policy that was followed in regard tee thc timber, and stated
that although they were told some
eight eer nine years ago that there
woulil he shortage 'if limber, the Mc-
I'.ride government permitted an indiscriminate -taking eef the forest
wealth which belonged tei the people
and neet tei him with the resull that
today from 9,000,000 t" 12,000,000
acres of the best timber wa- nm being used, hut was being hehl ley holding companies while iis value was increasing day by day. so that they
might reap the benefit, nut manufacturing it. nut making lumber cheaper
for the construction of their homes,
nut giving employmenl hut for a mere
pittance compared with the value of
the timber, they had allowed this
timber to he held l"r an advance
which rightly should have gone t"
the   treasury   of  the  province.
Despicable Methods
"Hut there were even more de spie--
ahle methods for acquiring that which
ihe Almighty placed in the province
fm- tin- use "f tin- people, the agricultural land e.f thi- great province for
purposes of revenue. Tiny -aiel that
:he speculator must have a chance
11,  gut the chance and the other fi I
I low was in.t in it. The law- wa- thai
"iti- man could purchase 04U acres of
land or one square mile and ii" more.
| That law wa- just a little annoying
because  there  were  great   territories,
land   then-   were   great   corporations,
who though! that it weulel he evenl
ttally much nn .re valuable that it was
��� it   lil.,I   tunc      Anil  - i thej   pr'" ei 'lie
i hy a \cry clever method t" get this
gre.n   area.     Mr.   Bren sti r  described
! tin methods emploj cd - iln- employmenl  of men  cleaning  streel  sewi i -.
nn n   .-. ho attl tided  ill  bar  r ns,  anil
e vi n  the  nu n   �� Ine cut  their ban
they  induced  thein  t"  sign  a   papei
for land that  tlu>   ni ver intended t"
cn ..ut t" anil by thai means si
"III. 1  of  ten-   of  thoUS onl-   "I    i     I
I l.lllii.
The   inability  of  the   Mcl'.riele  government to cope with conditions was
alluded t" by the speaker when the
time of financial stringency came, and
yet they had the effrontery some time
ago at Xew Westminster t" take the
e-redit    lur   all   tile   pn --eerily   of   the
province, even the sunshine with
which they were blest. The object,
a- he hael tried t" shi w. wa- to stay
in power and they did stay in by
taking that which belonged tee the
people and purchasing���because after
all it was just as much a purchase, it
was just a- much a crime, -imply to
eeffer a man a job f'er hi- vote as it
��a- in "tier him Sin ,.r $50 (cheers).
With reference t" the labor conditions that hail been ereateel by the
policy 'ef the governmenl or want of
p elicy. h.nl a- was the condition, he
-aid. "I want you tee think witat the
result "ill he iu a few year-. We
read the other elay that in 'In- Panama -anal a tugboat had reached the
level eif une of the hi''-, meaning
that that great undertaking wa- approaching completion. In the Old
Country tl-.e-re were many pe"ple: who
wanted i" reach the Western coasl of
Canada. The trip was expensive, Imt
mew tluy see an opportunity 'ef a
much cheaper trip through the Panama canal With that, will conic
ten- of thousands of people tee this
land that t" them seems a lain! 'if
promise ami I ask ymi in lhe name- of
all that is good, what are you g'eing
in do wilh them: Can you pass them
..it te. tin- land:- They- eliel from the
Easl hy statesmanship that wa- uii-
equalled in Canada. We ask tl
men t i come, but the government of
It. C. say- there is n.> land for you
until you pay the speculator,
Pay. Pay, Pay for Land
"Vou   iu   thi-   city  arc   responsible
fur the- conduct of affairs here.    What
happens':     Can   yi  i   turn   thes��
pie  bad ?     Y' '-.t   cannol   do  it.     Vmi
have  invited  them,  they  want  to  go
mi iln  land, hut cannot because they
���   ���   ''..<    w hen withal    to    pay.
W hat   �� il!  they   i! i?    They  v."  into
compi :iti<n with I        boier in Van-
ci  iv er   and   \'ii t. ria.    They   cr< ate,
they  ' in  ,i  -��� aporl  slum and
y iu a  d   !   havi   ti   pul our hands in
ill   at '!   for
police  and  for  sanitariums  fm'  t!
wh"  ar,-   brought   here   under
��� nces  i"  thi-  province ami
ii"t   all  wed   :<���   gel   a   living   when
���
w     t was the excusi     r tl
flfercd bj Sir 1
i Ci ntinui d    ���   P igi  9)
Present Campaign of Abuse
Not Likely to Help the District
They Tear Down; Yet Build  Not   They Condemn  Everything
Municipal; Yet Suggest Nothing to Improve Conditions
I By a Journalist With Many Years Experience in Municipal Affairs)
The campaign conducted by the
South Vancouver Voters' League for
municipal government by a "business
council" would be laughable were it
not so pitable. At a recent meeting
held at Cedar Cottage twenty-two
persons attended. Two only are said
to have been residents of the disirict,
twenty being members of the Voters'
League from the western section of
lhe   municipality.
This little band of enthusiasts arc
"stumping" the municipality, passing
resolutions, and endeavoring to make
believe that there is general dissatisfaction  with  the  present council.
The curious thing is that although
the various speakers denounce tbe
councillors as incompetent and cry
almid for a "business council" they
arc extremely careful to avoid mentioning the men whom they propose
shall form their "business council."
True, Councillors Thomas and Mil-
Jar have received the blessing of the
league; but with those exceptions
Messrs. Gold and company persistently refrain from mentioning the
"business" men whom they propose
s'iall take tbe places of the present
councillors.
Surely the ratepayers arc entitled
to know who these business men are
that the Voters' League have in mind!
Judging by the samples of talent produced so far hy the league at its var
ious meetings public experience is
woefully lacking among its speakers
and their remarks bristle with ignorance of municipal  affairs.
Take for example the cry for a permanent water supply and sewerage.
and the attacks made hy various
speakers upon Water Superintendent
Mullett. One speaker recently boasted that it had taken him only a few
minutes to realize what it had taken
Mr. Mullett four years to find out.
There egotism and ignorance combined to brand the speaker as one
who rashly spoke of things he did
not understand.
Hc failed tei take cognizance of the
fact that for years the water superintendent has urged upon thc council the absolute necessity of securing
a Permanent water supply from Seymour Creek. He failed to mention,
because he probably did not take the
trouble to find out, that the water
superintendent in laying mains has
done so upon a systematic plan whereby when Seymour Creek water is
available it may be turned into the
existing mains with a minimum of
labor and expens* That, in fact, the
whole waterworks system has been
planned and laid out with a view .ef
eventually securing a permanent supply of water from Seymour Creek.
The speaker failed te> recognize the
fact  that  the  council  has been  ncgo-
iating for Seymour Creed water for
the pasl two or more year-; thai in
the meantime water was urgently
needed, and thai the water superin
tcudcni wa- compelled t" l""k elsewhere f'er a temporary supply.
The speaker failed t" give Mr. Mul
letl credit  leer the fact lhat In- has se
cured   a   temporary   supply   "I    g 1
water iu sufficient quantity tee provide
every householder with an abundance
feer domestic purpi sis. lie failed also
lo give Mr. Mullett credit for lhe facl
that in consequence of the temporary supply tlu- payments t" the City
of Vancouver fm water have been
reduced from thousands of dollars
each month to a few hundreds in
spite of the great increase in population.
These omissions on the part of thc
speaker in question brand him in the
minds of all honest thinkers as being
either a seeker after Mr. Mullett's
po-ition or a boastful person speaking of matters be knows nothing
about, And what applies to one
speaker for the Voters' League applies to all. The very .men wine are
agitating for a business council demonstrate their own ignorance of municipal matters every time they appear
on a public platform.
In their agitation for a sewerage
system they ignore the fact that the
Provincial Government has appointed a Greater Vancouver Sewerage
Commission to control the sewerage
system of the entire peninsula, and
that for South Vancouver to go ahead
with a sewerage scheme before thc
Commission has adopted a system
weiuld be sheer madness.
Such matters as these arc apparently too trivial, too unimportant for
consideration by the so-called 'business men" of the South Vancouver
Voters' League. The pity of it is
that ratepayers can listen to and applaud   their  futile   vaporings.
Back to Incorporation Again; *'South Vancouver
Must Control Own Destinies," is Slogan of Council
From all discernible symptoms, tin-  > e! thc I all a-rnlling thi- week when   if.  in Soutl   Vancouver.   Three years
fig issue at thi- nexl election iu South Ibe introduced an incorporation bylaw ' ,go  there-  was  a   gnat   wave  ��� i en
Vancouver  will he  the incorporation  ai tin- meeting fi tin- council Monday   thusiasm   for  ince rporation.    At  that
if the municipality as a city
Councillor   Stuart   Campbell   -tart-
night. Itime,  the  thin   Reeve,  W,   A    P..und,
Public opinion  changes  very  read-! (Continued mi page im
SUNDAY SCHOOL  LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
Here is a picture of the Junior Base jail team of the Hustlers' Athletic Association, winners of the Goldsmith
trophy, emblematic of the Junior Championship of the Sunday School Athletic League. The players reading from left to right are : Top row���R. Cameron, D. Basiren, L. Grant (mascot), Glen Crocker, George
Smith, E. Grant. Middle row���C. Crowder, S. Miller, C. Johnston. Bottom row���Roy Gilliland, H. Grant
(manager),  and  H.   March   (captain). SATURDAY.   OCTOBER   11.   1913
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
THREE
THE WORKER'S PAGE
All   Communications  should be Addressed to "The Labor  Editor"
where the I I.r. has met a branch es
tablished and it- members lining active work in the propaganda line.
The  I.L.P. affiliated  with the vari
��� ii- trad,   unions in the  old country
-eellie-   year-    ago   ;nnl    formed   the-   Lain .i  Party    The I LP. however, -till
retained it-  indepi ndenci   as a politi
cal body.
The Labor Party i- responsible for
tin- thirty memberi now seated in the
British rlousi "i Commons, who are
paid e.ui nf the funds of thai organization
It i- safe to saj thai had Hardii
cared to sacrifice his principles on
the altar e,i mammon, a cabinet minister's berth  could have been had in
i either of the orthodox parties of Bri-
; lain year-  ago
frmn  being  known  aa  "firebrand"
'am! other equally delectable names,
he has, by his -urn determination and
strict adherence tn the truth thai wain him, converted men who were biblical enemies and made the work
Island miner- now itnoris ined on. in
many cases, flimsy charge-. Referred
to business agent, with authorization
lo arrange  for like  meeting here.
Acting Busim -- Igenl Bens en
submitted a reporl covering his activities for the past two week-, which
nu hided all the business referred to
him  at   lasl   meeting.
The Western Cloak Company's eii-    ���(nt
pute   with  the  Tailor-  ami Tailon
. -' union came in for a ^"".1 .Ual e.i |
I  'in-
It   may    be
ol   preparaiu
that thi- i- the third or fourth profit
able   government   commission   which
Mr.  Cr ether-' law   partner  In.
the minister <>f labor assum-
ffice     Hi- work  for tin- governmenl  will,  it   i-  underst 1. continue
for some time nt, and will probably
unielve a irip io England ihi- month.
a Irei   I'n --
mg  te,  make   concessions,   providing
work   and   re -
the   striker*   return   to
pudiate the  V   M    VV.
-triker-  could  nol   for  s
tei tain such a prupei-iti.
to  repudiate   the   I
f  A.        The
in  .ment   e-ll-
l-'e,r them
if   A    woulil
ef   life,   it
.f  liberty.
but   a   mockery   0,  prate
JAMES  KEIR   HARDIE
Labor  M.P. in the  British  House  of
Commons
\t the present time, wilh the troubles over 'en Vancouver Island, the
figure of Keir Hardie heemts tip large
iu many old countrymen's minds.
There have been miners' strikes at
"home"���many of them���and Ihe redoubtable Hardie has always been in
the forefront of the lighting.
At the time of the miners' struggle
f..r the eighl hour day Hardie'- name
was   a   household   word   in   Scotland
ami England.
With no wi.-h to belittle the re-
pre lentativi - of labor in tin- I'. C parliament, Messrs, Williams and Place,
-till it is safe t" say lhat a man with
ilu experience ami rugged determination "f Keir Hardie would go a long
way towards making the coal masters,
and incidentally the government, a
little- meere amenable to reason.
Pounder of the Independent Labor
Party, Hardie ha- saw lhe infant organization grow until it has become
im mean power in  I lie politics of the
mother   country.     Its   members   are
drawn   from   every   strata   of   Society,
anel there is scarcely a town or village
poll
illg    dlaSS    l'eiek     tee    tl IIH    US     their    ItTl e 1.   I
in  lhe light   feer industrial  freedom.
m     s     st
l.a-t week's meeting of Vancouver
Trades and Labor Council was well
attended, Vice-presidenl McVety
again occupying the- chair, while
Presidenl Benson acted for General
Secretary Wilkinson, who will not
reach home from Montreal till next
'fin -'lay.
A number of routine communications  were   re-ad  and  eli-pei-i-el  nf.
'I'he "call" fm- another Immigration
Conference, i��� ��� he hehl ai Seattle
prim- to A. I-', of 1,. Convention, asking for delegates, wa- laid over lill
next   meeting.
From Mayor's Secretary re representation of Council on civic committee t" meel If C. E. R. management
re increased fares, advising that meeting had tee he postponed until return
of company  officials.
Prom Building Trades Council advising that the local Y. M. ('. A. had
been placed on their unfair li-t. New
business.
Telegram from Calgary Trades and
Labor Council re interview with Minister of Ju.-tiec Doherty. win. is now
cn route le> Vancouver, relative to re-
fusal of hail  I" over  Kit) Vancouver
USE ELECTRIC IRONS
attention, hut happily had result! d ii
a  settlement
I; wa- reas mabb  ci 11 iln thai heri
.itie r  ih,   l:   t     Factories   Vel   ��
lie-   llliole'e e|    m-    I. i t    3    -il    Wil-   p"--l!e]i
me inspector  I i  look    after    a
lai ti.  number m facti irii       I - gi '1 the
iitmi i i  of additional inspectors
Delegates Pettipiece and Burkharl
re porti d progress It had been im-
tii ed that mnibu      impany
i. li i i   ganizei   in  Vii toria   Re-
port rei eivi Del Pi ttipii i -
authori ted  te t into con
munication w il . the directors and -���
cure all tin  ii fiirmatiiui possible, ��ith
.1 i iew  i    inti n  ting ,;n  company in
the  | ibilities   of   Vancouver  as   a
field  for expansioi
Reports front delegates indie ted
trade- slack in all lines, especially In-
building trades Despite this mosl
of the unions reported increase in
membership ami better feeling generally.
A motion was carried t" the effect
that the Y. M. C. A as a local insti
titli.'ii be placed mi the unfair li-i.
this mit to affect their new building.
which i- in tin- hands <<: a building
contractor, was carried.
'lln- executive committee was authorized t" make anv arrangements possible   with   Mr.   Richardson,    British
Ml'.,   her   public  meeting.
A   motion   t"  extend  an  invitation
i" Tmii  Mann to address a meeting
here  wa-  laid  over  till  next  meeting.
Vote so far was in favor of changing  Labor  Day locally   to  May   1.
I'he result "i the ve.!,- mi the resolution submitted by the Vancouver T.
&  I.. Council, that  May 1 he celebrated as Labor Day by organized labor
'in ihi- cily are coming in slowly.    So
' far, mily eight organizations have reported, hut ilie membership of those
reporting   indicate   an   overwhelming
eh -in- ill  favor of the change,
*     *     it
Senile idea 'if the difficulties encountered hy Pacific Coast unionists in or
ganizing the wage-workers here can
in- mme readilv grasped by an understanding of the cosmopolitan nature
of the population -ee far a- the working elas- i- concerned.
l.a-t week, Rev. Dr. eraser, in connection with an effort to consolidate
a number of downtown Protestant
churches, recently had a thorough
house-to-house   canvass   made   of   the
local unions were
gat 'zed eluring tlu  month of August
l niii .1   Brotherhood  ������!   C u
Ji iners  "i   Ann i i
��� urdhiH i" .  ni"iri thai has 1"
bj    ' ,e ni ral   Secretarj    frank
tin-  organization.    Om
unioi      ��� i ined ai   If..
quiam,  Wash., anil  two  a'   Sl
Cal     li  i-  -aie! thai  many eef the in w
members  "i  ihi'  I'nit.el  Brotherhood |over-work
d members of the   Vmalgamated
S'M'ien    of   Carp' nters   and      loin.
w.'iich I            fficcrs of th,- nation an    '
i.ow ��� '            ring to
L'nited  Brotherl ���!.
mean the repudiation "t the labor
movement in general, am! returning
i' - wi irk a- indit iduals w ith. ml b
identified witli organized labor would
mean thai tin- strikers would placi
themselves at tin absoluti mercy of
if.  "fi reign" ty ram -
���'.   no n   to   rebel       Such   a   pro-
po-itio'i   no   ���
"i   Vancouvei     Island     shall    forfeit
right  tn  bi
���
insolent   exploit' they
will   only   mai.      concessions when
I and ill-paid   ��
rs  renounci   their    "           i i" ihe
nly   org                                 ��� nomic
It In
��� w in ]'���
if V
ii reporti
ance illver
lidifj  w nli th,    field that i- i
the .���"' on ons that prevai   ii   tl
mining  industry.    When   nnn    musl
(1,5,1 t|u. mjni    i.iiiii  th.-ir individual  rights  for tin
Island are' will-, pi
ii
niy means
Wiih Aldermai Ciowi as chairman of the local Civic Fiance Committee, a request for wages from a
civic employee, wh-j E��rved a- a militiaman on Vancouver Island eluring
the recent weel.-, was abruptly tumid to I,.' Alderman McMaster t""k tin- position
ihat tin iuiii:\, should be used only
for a. - .   in  if fense
country, and tl at  if the Got ernt
e.,:.,; 11,,!,1 t'. a --ni m mining camps
it should at least p .. them full ��
Commissi \<u
Wcstmjt Proi incial
'    - investigat
bor conditions, ha- finishi'! ii- sittings
on   tin-   mainland,   with   their   return
from    tin     Edmonton-Fort   th
Vsherofl   trip la-t   wet k
Tin i ummission ��in convene at
Victoria on or about October 22. ami
will proceed to Duncan,
V, I., where its -.--ion- will |,r finally
concluded, and a report to I
lative assembly will probablj be ready
for  January   I
FOR
Comfort, Convenience,  Economy
The  cost  for continuous operation  is only  a  few cents   per  hour.
The iron is operated from an  ordinary  household socket.
The irons sold by 'his company are constructed on the best principles; this means an appliance which is hot at the point and cool at
thc handle.    The iron bears lhe manufacturer's  guarantee.
CARRALL   AND
HASTINGS STS.
PHONE 1138 GRANVILLE ST.
SEYMOUR 5000 (Near Davie)
COLLINGWOOD ELECTRIC CO.
B. C. E. R. ANNOUNCES
Reduction in Lighting Rates
LET US FURNISH FREE ESTIMATE FOR YOUR
HOUSE WIRING and FIXTURES
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All Kinds of Repairing      ::      Autos For Hire Autos Stored
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VIOLIN TUITION
MR. JIM TAIT
Leading Violin, Granville Theatre Orchestra
Begs to announce to the residents of Collingwood and  district  that
he has opetieel a
STUDIO AT DE LONG BLOCK,   397 JOYCE STREET
where he is prepared to receive a limited   number   of   pupils,   or   to
impart instruction  at  their homes as may be arranged.
At B. C. Electric  Station, COLLINGWOOD EAST
The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy has a word aboot the sporty  men oot here an' the saw an' aix
martyrs
Weel freens, the wud choppin' si
son's "ii  in  full swing,  betokenin'
teeei     -lll'C     that     t 11 C     -ll.'IW     ail'     t 11 C
'I! Mine be n i' us again.
I'm ii"' in the habit o' worryin'
I abool the weather muckle mysel, but
-in I've cam ool tae Canada I've
lueii struck wi' the wunnerfu saga-
ciousness e,' the folks e.��� .t here in the
study o' the seasons.
I ��i- owre at We-tniiiiii i-tcr exhi-
lii-hiin last Seturday efternune. Efter
haen a roond o' the various halls an'
admirin' particularly the agricultural
exhibit- 'en  -how.  I   made my wey  ttie
tin graund staund ji-t in time tae see
the team- linin' up for the' lacrosse
match.
I maun confess I cam awa disappinted. I had lookil tae the Vance,.,ver
boys makin' a heller show than they
had dime e,u the Tuesday, but it wis
easy tae be -ecu efter the first quarter
that the Salmonbellies had them mi
toast.
The ex-amateurs were eager enough
an' a line bunch o' players hut they
hinna had the experience o' their
aulder opponents.
I ty yairds
lu-h   wis  wher
work
gey h,
times .never gamin   twen
hauf an lioor - play.   Thi
fitba,  he  thocht,  hael  la- J
halcn.    It brocht e "it marc licicl
in'   the   player-   li.ul    tae   W'>rk
rd for every e��oal they scored
Frae that we turned on tae the
enthusiasm an' the support the spectators gien their different games, here
an' at hame
He began by tellin' tl- In eei mony
hunners <���' thoosands went tae the
fitba games in the auld country,"an'
compared the "gates" wi' the miserable liatinill'u he had -ecu at -eme ee'
the'  games  here.
They're faur hitter sports at hame.
he said, an' whether their team w i-
lossin' or wunnin' they wen- wi' them
a' the time.
attenshun 'en a wheen measly scrubs
that eat mare than  they laj
"Naethin1 daen. Mistress MacPherson," I says; "I dae enough work
through the day withoot comin' hami
at nicht tae try an' da; the coal miner
ool "' a jeib. An' besides every time
yae use that wud yaere aye girnin'.
Wan linn yaere complainin o' it bein'
wet an' again, if it shuiilel happen tae
bi dry, yaere kickin' ab ioi never haen
a   lire   in   the   grate.     The   next   thing
i-   yaere   tellin'   me    ti 'der     oaf,
yae'll never burn wud again
"\fti when yae set they micks saw-
in' an' splittin' themsels awa yae wud
hae yaere man that yae promised tae
love, honor an' obey try tae emulate
them. I dinna min' cam yin' oot yaer
ash bucket but yaere no' gaun tae
turn me intae a chattel slave a'the-
gither."
N'oo, I dinna belong tae' a coal
mine, worse liie-k. nor yet am I wantin' tae boost the coal dealers. They
fellies can dae a' the boostin' that's
required themsels, an' espechially in
their prices, but until radium gets a
wee thingey cheaper 1 intend tae
-tick tae the coal.
***!*   -
F'^K
THREE  OF A  KIND
Cocr.s  in  captivity  st  Sunley  P? rk���-Back  in  the   East,  these  cool
October nights, the coon is the legitimate prey of the country boy
I pitched in tae him richt away, for
I could see frae tlu wey he wis talk.
in' he hadna made a very deep study
o' the sosbylogical questyin oot here
an' hadna taken intae accoont the
vagaries o' the climate, the duties it
imposed on the residents, an' the
natural dreed a' the native sons an'
dauchters had o1 the winter.
e��e    *    ���
A workin' man at hame wis in a
different poseeshun frae his hriilu-r
OOt here. At hame a' he had tae dae
on a Scturday efternune wis tae come
hame wi' his wages, shave himsel,
chenge his claes an' set OOt f'er his
efternune's sport at Tynecastle, Easter Road,   I'arkhcail or   lbr.ix.
But   a   workin'   man   oe.t   here   hasl
mare  noble ambeeshuns  on  a  Seturday   efternune  an'  it'-   ii"'  often   hei
can  spare  the  time  "ii   sic  frivolous
pleesure a- spectatin' at a lacrossi or
a fitba match.
The preparashun for winter goes
"ii durin' a' the summer. Nae suner
ia ilu- -naw off the grun' than he
starts layin1 in wud for the next winter. Durin' a' the summer months,
the while' he's it"' tryin' tae raise some
guid "winter layers" eer tryin' tae -ave i
cabbages  frae the worms, he's sawin' I
I explained this phase "' the questyin tae the fellie that wis argytn' a-
bool them bein' better sport:- at hame.
He's a -iiigul fellie an' disna unuer-
stauml. but fe.r a' that I wudna be surprised, if he should happen tae get
hitched up wi' some Jenny Canuck
that he disna fa' intae the same noble
martyrdom.
Yours through the heather.
SANDY  MACPHERSON.
Hamilton Bros.
Embalmers and Funeral
Directors
Parlors and Chapel:
6271 FRASER STREET
Office Phone:    FRASER 19
Residence  Phone:    FRASER 25
(Day or night)
packin' an' splittin'
. > gi .at it yae wud
Alucli readies
Campbell ave*
streel to False
district  in  question,
From Gore  avenue  t"
nnc and from Cordova
j Creek.
The n suits are  most  inten sting:
Forty-two different peoples were
discovered living within thi se bounds.
They were listed as follows: Canadians, 704; Scutch, 608; English, 814;
Irish, 150; Americans, 333: Greeks,
57; Germans, 991; Italian-. 1000; Rus
���linns, 130; Swede-. 192; Chines ���. 135;
Welsh, 64; Spaniard-. 16; Danes, 20;
Poles, 40; Austrians, 83; Servian-. 15;
lapane-e'. 99; Syrians, 61; Newfoundlanders, 4; Chilian-. 1: French, 29;
Icelanders, 1: Norwegians, 51; Jews,
304; eiustro-Russians, 9; Bohemians,
4; Australians, 11. Belgians, 4: South
Wricans, 2: Fllippinos 3; Dutch, I;
Manxman, 9; West Indians, 1 I; Finns,
3; Egyptians,, .': Montenegrins, I-';
Maoris, 3; and Hawaiian-. I
This census does not include' either
th japant sc or thc Chinese districts,
which although forming a pari of this
district, arc S"liel in iheir nationality,
md therefore were not considered.
The totals show that of tin se sup-
i..-ee|]y Anglo-Saxons there arc 5,295
it the district, of whom 2.X32 arc for-
the
irigin arc
I left jisl efter the saicond period
an' in company wi' wan or twa fellies
frae the latinel o' heather we made r
wey,   corkscrew-wise,   il<>"ii   tae   tin-
city.
* * +
Wan "' the pairty fell tae criticisin'
the game-.
!n Iii- opeenyin, fitba had lacn sse
li.iti a ham' a IiunniT different weys.
Noo, if he hael ceiine ool wi' that o-
peenyin a year ago, I wud hae taken
up his argyment an' dune my besl tae
show him he n i- mistaken,
Ni
the
ta in an
chill) the
redoubled
the
I got tin' lacross
sei when I come
hardly (scape it.
should happen ta
the Royal  !'<���}
They eat. work,
it; ihi' new 11 ii I"
extensive ramifies
teeshuns  wud  saj
t- fever gcj bail my-
here.    A fellie can
especiall]     il     he
[���  In'  a  resident   iu
sleep an
r  works
.hmi-.   a
tak
dn
the
back
mi "ii
a'  its
poll-
sate
cigncrs.
Thl'SO    eel    llljti
minority by 1S5.
A newsboy who sells papers at the
corner of Hastings street and Columbia avenue, handles papers printed in
twentv-tive different languages. Ile
himself is a German-Jew.
The minister of labor, Hon. W. T. |
Crothcrs, after a spectacular nip to'
the Pacific coast, in company with his |
law partner, Samuel Price, ol St.
Thomas, to investigate "and settle"
the strike of coal miifcrs em Vancouver Island, is evidently non-plusscd at
the complete failure of his efforts at
mediation. Not knowing what to do
next he is now just resting and leaving any further action to the provincial authorities. Sei far as his department is concerned, the only announce
ment made in connection with the
strikers' riots at Xanainio is that no
definite further action . is contemplated. Although Mr. Crothers maele
a personal visit to the scene of trouble last month, he is getting his law
partner to prepare an eifficial report.
Mr. Price, as has been noted, accompanied the minister on his western
trip at a handsome fee per day from
the public treasury. The official report of Mr.  Price  is  now "in  course
when it comes tae choosin' atween
which i- tin' biggest asset o' the'
natives, Even tin Chineymen gel
smitten. I min' yae Monday mornin'
passin' doon wan o' the streets 1
heard an animated discusshun takin'
place atween a hoosewive an' wan
rae the tloocry kingdom. She wis
'nyin' vaigetables an' I could here
liui enthusin' owre the lacrosse abilities "' Clumpy Spling an' Tammie
Glifford.
*   *   St
Thc fever grew on yae whether or
no' an' afore vac were a month or
twa in thc place yae wud hae a noddin'
acquaintance wi' wan or twa o' the
players an' maybe hae the prood dis-
tincshun ee' bein' able tae ca' them by
their tirst  names.
* * *
Hooever, I wis tellin' yae wan o'
the company wis passin' his criticism
em thc game. Mis main argyment a-
gin it wis the fact that maist o' the
play transpired in front o' the goal
month an' there wis nae mid-held
work tae talk aboot. He likened the
game tae their methods ee' bizness oot
here. They were aye in a hurry tae
"get there." an' thc easiest wey wis
the  best.
St  *  *
Contrastin' it wi' fitba, he showed
lino twa teams wud spend sometimes
hauf thc game iti or aboot the middle
o' thc lield withoot ever gettin' within shootin' distance o' the goal.
Dodgin'. tacklin'. an' lightnin' dashes
doon thc wing, jist tae be intercepted
when the out siele left wud he gaun tae
centre  the  ba'.    Back   the  team   wud
t
an   li'imnii'rm
win!
Frae the wey they go at i
think tluy lil il i'
*  it  it
that  tlu   leaves  an
- gettin' a wee hit
saw .or .ii\ brigade hue
their efforts.
The wud merchants buy up
horses they cm lay their haunds ������!]
in their endeavor tae keep pace wi'
ill.' demaund "' lhe martyr- lur cord-
wttel, null wuel. ir "ity auld kun! ���
wud. wud. wud
4     ���'
I min' when I first come -"i hen'
I w i- km' "' stuck ��� n iln- job uiv -i I
I bocht a -aw an' aix an' w cut o�� i >
tae the' bush near bj i �� i' tin' intenshun o' layin' in i nough �� in1 iae- lasl
ti-  a'  winter.
I thocht "' Wullie Gladstone ,,t
Hawarden a- I held the ai> above mj
hcid \\ hat in ennoblin' occupashun
I t! "'I.i a- I lookil up '.i' Hr tap "'
tin- tree I wis intendin' tat hat a
swipi   .it
I  hr...lit  thi  aix doi m  �� i' a u
but instead o' hittin' thi  tree wi' the
steel  1  copped it richl  in the middle
"' th,' shaft
There wis my guid dollar aix broken richl in the middle an' wan n' my
linger- staved intae' the bargain, I
got disgusted an' 1 cam hack hame
an' let .ui tae the wife that I thochl
I had seen a coogar "V some ither kin'
.���' wild animal hidin' in the bush an'
it wudna be guid policy tac risk my
life owre sic a thing as common burn-
in'  wud.
"Yae big muckle gowk," she says;
"yaere   like  n.,e   ither   man.     Look   at
Mrs.    's   man.     As   sune  as  he
gu- his supper at nicht that man's
busy sawin' an' splittin' up wud for
his wife. When he comes hame on
Seturday efternune. she's telt me hersel. he splits up enough tae dae a week
an' has mare packed away for the
winter. I'll get a load eer twa o' ceird-
witd an' we'll see what vac can dae.
It'll gie yae some cxerceese tae. mare
than -yae can get frae  rinnin' dancin'
Phrenology and Palmistry
Mrs. YOUNG
(Fornuily   of   Montreilj
GIVES   PRACTICAL   ADVICE   OH   BUSl-
NESS   ADAPTATION.   HEATTH
AND   MAKKIAGE
Granville
Hours:
Street,   Corner   Xobson
10 a.m. to 9 p.m
FURNITURE
SOLD   BY   AUCTION   OR
PRIVATELY  Upon COMMISSION
South  Vancouver  Licensed
Auctioneers
Goddard & Son Ltd.
"Duncan Bldg."     123 Pender St. \V.
A. McFEE
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE
Phone 1038 : Edmonds, B. C.
I have the exclusive sale of large lots on Salisbury Avenue, close
to statics.   $1,000 each; on good terms.   See me about them. TWO
UKEATEK VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY,   OCTulil-.k   11.   \'M3
COLLINGWOOD   PARLIAMENT
SPEECH FROM THE THRONE
GENTLEMEN (>F 'I'll!'. C< >LLING\V( >< >D PARLIAMENT:
I have pleasure in welcoming ymi back to your duties.    There
is much i" be done.
I am confident you will enter into your wmk with increased fervour and
renewed strength in consequence of ymir vacation.
The volume of trade over the whole Dominion maintains a good average Imt
in certain imrtr- there is a trade depression which brings with it it> usual quota oi
hardships, 1 am pleased, however, that the particular districts which arc feeling
such depression arc facing their difficulties with the- true Canadian spirit ami
enquiring intn the economic causes, with a result which will he tn the ultimate
good in the community and the consolidating of the commerce generally throughout the Dominion.
You were not ahle. in your last session, to deal effectively with Xaval Defence.
To prove to the world generally that Canada has an united front in regard tei
thc general principle of Naval Defence, and only differs as to ways and means, a
Royal Commission will be appointed to arrive at an equitable compromise satisfactory to all and maintaining the high traditions of the Empire.
The Revenues continue to expand ami the bountiful harvest gives promise
that the expansion will be sufficient to compensate any temporary trade depression.
You will have brought before you Legislation governing Immigration.
While not discriminating unfairly against any peoples, you will only encourage
those best adapted to the conditions peculiar to this Dominion, and such as will
develop into citizens worthy of your highest social aspirations.
I have again to remind you of the necessity of making adequate provision
for the agetl in your midst.   This I trust will receive your immediate attention.
A measure will be placed before you for your earnest consideration, having
as its object the prevention of strikes and the regulation of labor disputes, obviating the possibility of such regrettable disturbances as have occured in the
western parts of this Dominion. Such a measure to be acceptable and effective
must deal equitably with the employer as well as employee.
I have pleasure in congratulating the Provinces on their continued activity
in facilitating and developing educational matters. The recent inauguration .of
the B. C. University is a proof of the Western tendency towards the highest
forms of Education.
A measure will be put before you having for its object the encouragement
of a technical education, which shall include agriculture, and enable the children
of our Public Schools to bc more effectually equipped for tlie useful vocations for
which they show aptitude.
I recommend to your attention legislation which shall circumscribe the over
speculation in farm lands, to prevent the unwarranted inflation of prices beyond an economic limit. Legislation is needed dealing with many phases of the
Land question with the incidence of taxation, the Bankruptcy Laws, the disabilities of women, the grievances of women under B. C. Laws, and other important questions,
I invoke the Divine blessing upon your deliberations.
POD SAVE THE KING
There was a good attendance at the'
Collingwood Parliament 'en Saturday
niidit. The "strangers' nailery" was
nearly filled. Several ladies were
presenl. Mr. Charles Hodgson, president of the Seeuth Vancouver Board
oi Trade, was lhe distinguished stranger present, and addressing ihe House
at thc close "i the debate he congratulated thc parliament on its pros-
pcel eel success and hoped lhat dut
ing the session the question eel' "Public    Utilities"   WOUld   lie      dealt      with
either  hy  "Royal    Commission"    or
otherwise.     The    following   uieinbi'twere   elected :
Victoria 1    Gerald McGci i
Victoria 4       II. Hilton
Kamloops  V J. Michelm ire
Saanich ,.   W. M. Page
.Mr. J. Francis Bursill was re-elected clerk of the I louse.
The  Speaker   (Mr.   W.     II.     Kent 1
haying taken   his  seat    and  the  mace |
being placed  before  him  hc addressed thc  I louse as  follow- :
Gentlemen of the Collingwood Parliament :
By your courtesy .and good will 1
again occupy the scat of "Mr. Speaker" feeling that I have your confidence in my desire to rule impartially and perform the honourable duties
allotted to me Pe lhe best eif tny
ability.
In thinking you honourable members, I must also ask feer your Indulgence, In these strenuous times
a man i- compelled t" devote his energies le. business. It may happen
that "urgent private affairs" may. now
and ihen. force me io reluctantly absent  myself  from  thi-   House,    On
-mil  occasions   I   -hall  feel  it  an   hmu
��� er lei hc represented bv the member
fe.r Alberni (Councillor .1. J. Withers) I
if  he  will  kindly  act    as    "Deputy
Speaker."
Gentlemen, happily we have not to
regret the absence of any old member ihrough the intervention of thc
scythebearer, but we extend our sympathy to our brilliant friend, Mr.
Gerald McGeer, who has suffered a
bereavement and at the same time
congratulate him on the honor paid
him by his brethren of the legal pro-
fession.
Gentlemen,   wi     meet     cherishing
nothing hut pleasant memories of
lasl session. In the heat of lively debate nn word was spoken which in
our memory ha-  rankled.    Many sub
jie't-     'il     gl'eMt     i III pi ir I .111 CC     ll'l'tt     llis-
cussed with earnestness, and with an
intelligent   understanding   ami   eloquence, which won complements freun
Public Press,
The resolution een the Livingstone
Centenary won courteous reply from
the Royal Geographical Society. Tlu
Government Department at Ottawi
and Victoria acknowledged the Edu
caiional value e.f thi- parliament b.
tending ui valuable volume! and re
ports  t'e!" reference.
An interesting epis "le- in an intei
esting session was the visit "i I ��� ''���
wh.i urged their claim i i the suffraa
in a way thai won respect and admir
ation, though it eliel nol effect the em
tluy desired,
Gentlemen of the Collingwood Pai
li un- ni. it i- in. flattery, Inn the state
meni e.f a simple truth when I sai
thai thi- am mbly ha- been and will
be, an important factor in South Vancouver's progress .md intellectual ele
velopment. Let y m di bates he eon-
ducted in a friendly -pirit Let yi ur
arguments In1 based "ii knowledge���
land heii- there are opportunities ol
acquiring Information) and express
firmly, but courteously, your well-
founded convictions and you will not
only add tn your own interest and
value in life hut help io mould Public
Opinion fm' the benefit of our hived
country.
Go lo yuur duties then, gentlemen,
wilh all the ability and power, ymi can
command, and with the certain conviction thai debate, properly conducted, will help you to arrive at truth
and afford you pleasant anticipations
and happy memories.    (Loud cheers.)
Mr. Speaker was thanked for his
address, which was ordered to be sent
tn the "Chinook" fur publication.
The Premier then announced the
cabinet.
The Cabinet
Premier and Minister of External
Affairs���W.  Morris.
Minister of Justice and Secretary
of State���Gerald McGeer.
Minister of Finance and Revenue���
11.  Kay.
Minister of Public Works and Fisheries���K. Lamond.
Minister of Militia and Marine���J.
Gordon.
Minister of the Interior and Agriculture.���J. J. Wilbers.
Minister of Immigration and Labor
and Postmaster-General���G. M. Murray.
Minister of Trade and Commerce���
J.  Tyson.
The Speaker then read the "The
King's Speech." In the debate which
followed Messrs. Tyson, Todrick.
Hailey, Edwards, Murray, Lister and
others took part. It was contended
by the Opposition that the House
last session had arrived at a satisfactory settlement of the naval question.
The debate was adjourned, It was
agreed (in a committee of the whole
House) that this parliament shall
join the Vancouver Debating League.
An urgent "whip." Members be
in your place at 8 sharp. Candidates
come forward and lill the few remaining seats. It is anticipated that the
debate ou the Kings' Speech will conclude. Strangers, including ladies,
welcome.
God   Save   the   King.
  U     ^S*    S	
Zorra Men Foregather
Mr. E. L. Sutherland, ex-warden
of the County of Oxford, "Thc garden
of Ontario," and Mr. George Campbell, for several terms reeve of West
Zorra. iu that same county, have returned cast after having spent several weeks in Vancouver.
During their visit Messrs. Sutherland and Campbell met many friends
from their native heath, and an event
which will long bc remembered was
thc dinner given by Mr. Sutherland
at the Commercial Hotel to old-time
friends.
Mr. D. G. Campbell, barrister, 815-
16 Rogers Building, presided at the
dinner, and the guest particularly
honored was Mr. A. M. Campbell, of
Lacombe, Alta.. one of the largest
merchants in the Northwest, antl a
nat've  of Zona.
I lhl times were talked over follow-
In? the splendid dinner, and Mr. Leslie' Clement, mine host at the Commercial, als.e an old Zorra man, graciously contributed i��� > the success of
iili'   event.
Among the guests were Messrs.
George Campbell. William Stewart,
Twenty-second avenue, South Van-
couver, formerly editor of the Em-
bin "Courier," Hugh Davidson, manager of llie Hastings Mills, an old-
timer from Zorra, .lohn Clark, who
was the strongest man (according tee
the late linn, jaincs Sutherland) who
ever pulled mi thc Zorra tug-o war
team. Charles A. Pync, of the Federal Life, line litlle proprietor of thc
Hold Oxford at Woodstock. Out.,
Robert Beattie, who owned and operated thc Beattie Departmental
Slmcs at Harrington, lhe ancient
capital nf Ibe Zi.rras, Mr. 11. L. M.
Stewart, of Clubb & Stewart Lid.,
formerly of Embro, and Mr. G. M.
Murray.
Many after-dinner speeches were
made, in which the history of Zorra
was pretty well pulled to pieces, and
thc gatherin' broke up with the singing of Auld Lang Syne afler having
enjoyed n most pleasant evening with
a   most  hospitable   host.
An act of sacrilege���The trees to the left are on the site of the Old Courthouse���A place in Vancouver's Heart
where a splendid park might have been made which the Government is turning over to the real estate
men
Recovers from Holdup
Friends of Mr. Burrows, the well-
known and highly respected shoemaker nf Earls Road are congratulating liim upon his complete recovery
from an assault by a hold-up man
recently.
Mr. Burrows was struck down from
a blow from the butt end of a revolver and for several days carried a
nasty gash on  his face.
The assault was a particularly
brazen one. Mr. Burrows although
an elderly man made a very rapid recovery and friends of his are glad to
see him hack at his place of business
again.
 ��� ^ i	
On Wednesday, October 22, Mr. J.
Francis Bursill (Felix Penne), of Col-
lingwoiiil, will address the "Dickens'
Fellowship" at Victoria on "The
London of Charles Dickens and the
London of today."
East   Collingwood
Mr. and Mrs. Martin thank many
friends for practical sympathy shown
over the death of their child. Mr
Durness (grandfather) joins in these
thanks.
"Now It's
the
High Cost
Dying!"
that has been revealed to the public of Vancouver
during our first month's truth-revealing campaign.
The United Undertakers Ltd. have "told the
people" the positive
Truth
concerning  the   outrageous,   exorbitant   charges
exacted by the undertakers of this city.
Startling as have been those same revelations
of our first month's advertising, they are but mild
in comparison with others we are prepared to lay
before you if occasion should necessitate our doing
so���and those "TRUST UNDERTAKERS" cannot
Deny One Word
Why Pay
(1) Anywhere from five to fifteen times the
actual cost price of a coffin���just because
they think "YOU'RE GOOD FOR IT and
WOULD NOT PROTEST AT SUCH A
TIME" ?
The United Undertakers Ltd. will show
you not only a magnificent stock of caskets, fittings, etc., but to prove our statements made in our advertising expose of
the trust outrage, we will show you just
exactly what those coffins cost to lay down
here in Vancouver.
(2) Excessive embalming, livery and cemetery
charges after we have told you what these
same services really cost?
If we were to here tell you the story of one
incident of this past week, involving a local physician's determined efforts on behalf of a local
"trust undertaker" (but we defeated him, openly
and above-board at that) then your every sense
would be aroused at the outrage.
We will do so���if we so decide.
WE   HAVE   EVERY   MODERN   APPOINTMENT.
WE GIVE ONLY THE BEST OF SERVICE.
WE ATTEND   TO  EVERY  DETAIL  COMPLETE.
For a funeral that would cost you $400
by a Trust Undertaker we charge but
I���and make good profit at that.
UNITED UNDERTAKERS
LIMITED
FAIRVIEW���225 12th Avenue West
PHONE FAIRMONT 738
NORTH VANCOUVER���427 Lonsdale Avenue
SOUTH VANCOUVER���4263 Elgin Street
1'HONE FAIRMONT 2248R
STJ    ESTON���Main Street
PHONE L57 iATURDAY,   OCTOBER   11,   1913
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Phone Collingwccd 24
P. O. Box 32
W. H. BRETT & CO.
Successors to Fletcher & Brett
REAL ESTATE
LOANS,   INSURANCE, ETC.
Notary Public
Dcmition Express Money   Orders  Issued
JOYCE ROAD, COLLINGWOOD EAST
South Vancouver Builders' Supply Company
Dealers in Sand, Gravel, Fibre, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Vitrified
Pipe, Tile, Fire-clay, Lath, and Brick of all kinds.
Offices :   51st Avenue and Frastr Street.   Phone : Fraser 36.
Main and 29lh Avenue.    Phone :   Fairmont 1940.
Fraser Street and North Arm of Fraser River.   Phone : Fraser 84.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
Vancouver.
Don't Merely
Ask for "Beer
>>
���Sgia THIS IS AN OLD ONE BUT-
Bishop Chandler, of Atlanta, apropos 'et worldly parsons, said the
other day,
"There was a worldly parson "t
this type in Philadelphia���a great fees
hunter���whom a Spruce Street Quaker   t'eeik   j|l   h;il|l|.
"'Friend,' said the quaker, 'I under
���Und iii''- clever  it io\ catching.'
"'I have few equals and me superiors al thai iport,' the parson complacently replied.
"'Nevertheless, friend,' said the
Quaker, ii I were a t'eex, I would
hide where- thee would never find me.'
"'Where would you hide?1 askeel
i he1 parson, with a frown.
"'Friend,' said the Quaker, 'I would
bide in thy study,"'
Tin- Attraction���Advertising i^ luch
an art, lays a publicity expert in the
Washington "Star," that many people
actually buy periodicals a- much for
ilu- advertisements as for tlu- reading
matter.
"I sat in an editor's office the other
day when a poel entered.
"'Glad to see you've accepted that
sonnet of mine,' llie poet   said, fever-
Say "CASCADE please,"
and see that you get it.
Your dealer has no object
in switching you off to
some other brand, unless
he wants to make more
profit. YOU KNOW CASCADE if better and purer.
Insist on getting it
.C��S'��
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B. C. EQUIPMENT CO.
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AND    GASOLINE   HOISTS.        WHEELBARROWS.   TRANSMISSION
MACHINERY,   GASOLINE   ENGINES,   PUMPS,   AND
ROAD MACHINERY
Offices: 606-607 Bank ol Ottawa Blelg.
Phone Sey. 9040 (Exchange to all Department,)
EVANS,C0LEMAN&EVANS
Phone 2988
Limited        Ft. of Colombia Ave.
FOR
Building  Materials
Largest and Best   Assorted   Stock   in   British   Columbia
PROMPT DELIVERIES
VITRIFIED SEWER  PIPE  AND
ALL FITTINGS
C. Gardiner - Johnson & Company
Johnson's Wharf
Phone :  Sey. 9145
BIWE IIL'ABEI!
"Yes, Leonidas, I should v..te for
you. Hul if I caught an) other woman
voting for you I should consider their
| action very forward and impertinent!"
*   *   ��
" \ri- you sure," she asked, "thai
uhai you feel is reall) lovi ' People
are so often mistaken aboul it. you
know."
"There e;ni be me mistake in my
case, darling," he assured her. "I love
yeeu BO deeply, su iii.'iilly. that   I  woulil
even be willing to move from Winnipeg i" Portage la Prairie for yen"
The only people who can afford to
tt-11 tin- truth .ill the time are those
who don'l care whether they have any
friends -er not.
There are  too many  men  hunting
I n.r positions and dodging jobs.
"I  shan't go to tln-ir house again."
"What's tin  matter, didn'l they ask
you to -iiiK?"
"Yes."
" \nil didn't you?"
"No. Winn  I asked to be excused,
YE OLDE FISHINGE INN
London has just celebrated the 300th anniversary of the installation
of its water supply from the New River.    See the article by Felix
Penne.    Here is one of the old  fishing  inns  which   were   found
on the river banks, an inn made famous by Izaak Walton.
ishly  pushing  back  his  long  hair.    'I
hope it will be widely read.'
'"It's sure to be.' said the editor.
'It's sure to be. I've placed it next
to one of our must  striking ails.'"
ele       e*        *
Cause for Anger���Mr. Wilkins was
near the exploding point when his
neighbor met him on the street.
"That man Tompkins." he burst
out. "has more nerve than any one 1
ever met!"
"Why?"' asked his neighbor curiously.
"Ile came over to my house last
evening ami borrowed my gun to kill
a dog that kept him awake nights."
"Well, what ,,f that?"
"Why," shouted Mr. Wilkins, "it
was my dog lie killed!"
* T        *
Hani to Tell���"There were a lot oi
old shoes on the street when I went
out this morning." "Wedding or a
cat   fight, dee yeeu  suppose?"
* *    *
Arthur was spending the day with
his aunt.
"I am going to do something to
please you on your birthday." she said
to the little boy. "but first I want to
ask the teacher how you behave in
school."
'If yon really want to do something
to please tne, Auntie," said the boy,
"don't ask the teacher."
* *        *
Yem don't have to go to sea to learn
how to be profane just nosey around
HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY
SOLE AGENTS FOR B. C.
they  merely  let  it  gee al   that.   1   sup-
posed, fi course, they'd insist on it."
el-       *      '*
"Your husband says he has to sit
at   a  desk   till   elay."
"Yes," replied the energetic woman;
"hut most eef tile time he keeps hie.
feet on the desk."
*    *    *
The young man who makes hay
while the sun shines will have lime
lee make love while the moon shines.
e*       es       *
"An- ymi acquainted with Mrs.
Hilly, ymir fashionable  neighbor?"
"Duly ill a roundabout way. I lei-
cat hoards at my house."
 ���  ��u  ���	
COLLINGWOOD   BUSINESS
MEN'S   ASSOCIATION
A meeting of lhe association was
held at thc library. Councillor Wilbers attended and stated that a strip
of land, running along by Vanness
avenue had been made over tee the
municipality ami would be passed.
There was another strip some 65 feet
wide, which was wanted to improve
the mail. Imt that belonged to the
II. C. K. the municipality only having
a right 'if way over it. That strip would
also he paved as soon as there was
money to do it. and lu- hoped to see
a better financial outlook soon.
Mr. W. II. Kent saiel a lamp was
badly needed at the corner of Rodger:
street. The Library and Institute
attracted strangers wiio come to hear
View along the route of the PaciHc Great Eastern Railway. Twelve million acres of timberland of B.C. are
at present being held by speculators friendly to the
government,   undeveloped and solidly tied up.
in tlie dark in your bare feet and step
on one of the wooden collar buttons
that come from the laundry in your
shirts.
te       *       *
The    Fond    Mother ��� "Everybody
says he is such a pretty boy! I'm sure
the poet was right when he said that
'heaven lies about us in our infancy.' "
The Uncle (Unfeelingly)��� "But be
Should have added : 'So does everybody   else.' "
*       *        *
After a minister bad preached his
congregation te> sleep the sermon is
followed by a great religious awakening.
ete      *       *
"Supposing," said Mr. Furhy, "that
yem were a voter."
"Well?" rejoined his wife.
"And suppose I were a candidate."
"You want lo know whether I
would vote for you?"
"That was the question I had in
mind."
lectures ami attend the Parliament.
Such strangers went by the street on
which the library is situated. Councillor Wilbers said the matter would
receive  attention.
School Trustee Morris then gave
a most interesting address on lhe rise
and progress ot municipal government He said the B.C form eef local
government was largely based on Old
Country methods. The old "vestry"
hail given place lo "councils" ami now
there was talk of "Hoards .if Control"
and "Commissions." He did not think
there was need tei try new methods
when old ones had failed. The present machinery e,f local government
was inadequate���what was wanted
was more interest on the part eef the
electors and more knowledge on thc
part of those who represented them.
The people should be very careful of
any form of government, local or
otherwise, which curtailed representatives.
Suits From $13 to $25
MADE FROM THE BEST OLD COUNTRY
MANUFACTURED CLOTHS
Positively equal t" any American Suits that are priced from $25
to $55; perfect  workmanship, style ami lit absolutely guaranteed.
Suit eer Dress Lengths -i 'ihl Country manufactured rloibs sold
as required. Yeiur own Suit Lengths made up for ?12. We sell at
Old Country prices, plus freight and duty.
Monday, September 8, we opened our store at 5653 VICTORIA
ROAD, for Pressing, Cleaning, Repairing, ete..
DAVD ROSE
CORNER 47th and FRASER AVENUE
SOUTH VANCOUVER
TERMINAL   CITY   IRON    WORKS
1949 ALBERT  ST.
PHONE:   HIGHLAND  530R
ENGINEERS.  MACHINISTS  AND  FOUNDERS
[RON AND  BRASS CASTINGS
FIRE  HYDRANTS AND  SPECIALS
REPAIRS OP ALL DESCRIPTIONS
BUY YOUR
BUILDING LUMBER
FROM
South Vancouver Lumber Co.
(Manufacturers)
ALL KINDS OF  KILN'  DRIED LUMBER, MOULDINGS AND
FINISH.
Mill and Office : Foot of Ontario Street, on Fraser River
l'hone Eraser 94 W.  R.  Dick,  Proprietor
FINE   LOTS
ON  STEPHEN   STREET,  AT  $400���TWO  BLOCKS  FROM
VICTORIA ROAD.    EASY TERMS
Wanted���Good   building   Lots   in   vicinity   of   Knight   Road
at reasonable prices
THOS. Y. LEITCH
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE
Cor. Knight and Westminster Rds. Vancouver, B.C.
Phone : Fairmont 1653
MACADAM & COMPANY
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
418 Winch Building Vancouver, B.C.
Wood Block
PAVING
" Patronize Home Industry "
AND ASK FOR
"TOP NOTCH"
Shoe  Dressing
MADE IN
TAN, BLACK AND RED
O. L. CHARLETON
3828 Main St.
Vancouver, B. C.
ALMOND
ICE
We   deliver  to family
trade in South   Vancouver
PHONE:     HIGHLAND     930
A.  L.  Amiel
He pleaded for some consideration
feer "the dreamer," the man of imagination wine foresaw what efforts
would lead In and who bad optimistic
vision-; nt what a community might
come tee. A real live constituency
electing live, practical men eet the
right nieeral anil mental calibre c.eiild
make even "dreaming" of progress
anil prosperity come true. An inter-
estine discussion followed anil Mr.
Morris was heartily thanked feer liis
address.
NUNN & THOMSON
FUNERAL   DIRECTORS   AND
EMBALMERS
Day  and   Night   Phone.   Sey   7653
518 Richards St.. Vancouver, B. C.
R. B. LINZEY
JEWELLER
4132   MAIN   STREET
ROSS & MACKAY
<itchen and Builders' Hardware, etc.
Cor. 51st Ave. & Main St.
Vancouver. B.C.	
WINNOTT STORE
AND   POST   ��FFICK
General Merchants
Stcir.ping Powder  Our  Specialty
Phone:     Fraser  100 46th   Ave.   ft   Mail
Reeve ft Harding, Props.
W. J. PROWSE
Real Estate, Loans,  Insurance
Houses   Rented Rents  Collected
4609 Main St. Phone: Fair. 783
The Big Bull Moose has gone on
an exploring expedition. It is
to be hoped he will be back in
time for a big affair soon to come
off at the Collingwood Institute
Look out for the announcement. I'lUR
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
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Canadian municipalities is going to make it easier fo:
those municipalities to develop municipal ownershij
of public utilities, it is only natural that the British
investor will draw his purse strings tighter, lie ha
the reputation of being a very good business man.
McBRIDE'S "LAND POLICY"
SIR RICHARt) McBRIDE, when a committee from
the Vancouver Board of Trade urged upon him
the necessity of changing his land policy so that the
man who works would have a chance, hedged, and
stated that it would he an outrage to endeavor to secure the development of farm life in this province
without first building railroads, that the prospective
settler might reach the land in comfort.
The garden of this great Dominion lies probably
in Western Ontario. There we find farm life at its
highest point of development. Had there been on
that committee from the Hoard of Trade men who
were retired in Western Ontario, they might have asked Sir Richard if his plan is based upon the early
history of the development of the farming communities of Eastern Canada.
When Sir John A. Macdonald was horn, there were
no railways in the Province of Ontario. When the
great Sir John's father sought the land in the vicinity
of Kingston, he did not ride to it in a Pullman car.
Old man Macdonald walked from Quebec right up to
the farm upon which he settled.
In good old Glengarry we find a Highland .community founded a hundred years ago by men of brawn
and muscle, and who made the trip from the wharf
where the immigrant ship landed them on the Atlantic cuast, by foot and by boat, packing upon their
shoulders the few personal belongings left over after
tbe grasping English landlords in the Xorth of Scotland had done with these worthiest of pioneers.
That country between Niagara and the Detroit river
was settled more than a century ago by English and
Scotch immigrants who needed not railways to reach
thc land���settled by men and women who were forced
to undergo the most rigid hardships any people ever
suffered.
One hundred years ago, the railroad corporation
had not heen born, anil organized capital was a quantity that did not count for much. One hundred years
ago. the grandfathers of some of the capitalists who
are grabbing today the farm lands and natural resources of llritPh Columbia were engaged with the
axe in far away Ontario, clearing up a few acres of
ground to make rude homes for their families. In
those days, the luxury of railroad accommodation was
not known, hi those days, the townsite graft bad not
been invented.
Till: PEOPLE MUST PAY
WHILE it is possible thai for the present, financial con, lit ions will effectually block any efforts the South Vancouver council may make in de-
veloping a scheme of public owned public utilities, tin-
fact i> being universally recognized ihat in lhe municipal ownership of all public Utilities���and in thP
policy alone���will the taxpayer lind relief from the
oppression of big business.
London isn't loaning much money these days in
Canadian municipalities. The big gUllS over there
have been making lengthy and serious statements lo
the effect that the west has been over-borrowing and
tha,! there must be a retrenchment made.
One of these big fellows in particular, Mr. Home-
Payne, who is a conspicuous figure among the men
who control the B. C. E. R., was most pronounced
in his statements along the line of Canadian municipal extravagance in past years.
The London interests who control Canadian public
utilities also control the sources from which Canadian
municipalities must borrow money. A successful
street railway system in a growing Canadian city affords a greaj deal more profit to the investor propro-
tionately than loaning freely large sums of money to
the particular city wherein such street railway system is operating.
Probably there is some truth in the declaration of
Reeve Kerr that the money interests of London are
shutting down on  Canadian municipal  loans  for a
more serious reason than that of alleged reckless ex
penditure of monies borrowed in the past.
In Calgary, Edmonton and Regina they have taken
up the policy of public ownership of public utilities
with a vim. In each of these cities has public ownership proved a boon and blessing. So successful has
it proved, that the extension of the plan in Western
Canada is likely to make inroads on the private preserves of certain British capitalists. The British
investor has never lost a dollar on Canadian munici
pal investments.    If continued loaning of money tt
INCORPORATION
Sol TII VANCOUVER'S council for I'M.? will a
least go down in history for having initiated tin
most progressive legislation ever attempted imt onl;
in South Vancouver, but in any city in the Province
of liritish Columbia.
Following the launching of the policy of public own
ershlp of public utilities and the purchase by the municipality of harbor frontage, the council now has he-
fore it the plan to do away absolutely with the ward
system, the initiating of a Board of Control system.
ind incorporation.
.Municipal ownership, purchase of harbor frontage for industrial purposes, abolition of the ward
system and the election of a Board of Control, are
items that should receive the full and enthusiastic endorsement of every right-minded man paying taxes
into tbe coffers of the municipality.
As regards incorporation, this much can hc said.
South Vancouver is being bedevilled by the conditions under which the district is governed at the
present moment. The B. C. .Municipal Clauses Act
is probably lhe most archaic piece of law that was
ever invented to irritate the mind of a man trying,
as a public official, to do tbe best he knows how for
the people who have elected him.
There must he a change.
Councillor Charles Stuart Campbell is to l.e congratulated upon having come forward with the incorporation hill. He is to he admired for at least showing more bravery in thc matter than any municipal
official since the time Reeve W. A. Pound brought
lown an incorporation bill in 1910.
Whether incorporation is the only solution for the
problem that South Vancouver faces, is a question
that cannot fairly be answered at the present moment.
If we have to choose between present conditions
ind incorporation any right-minded individual would
he very likely to support incorporation. If we have
to choose between present conditions, incorporation
antl annexation then we have a different problem he-
fore us. If we have to choose between present conditions, incorporation, annexation or improvement of
present conditions through amendments to the .Municipal Clauses Act, the case becomes more complicated.
One thing is sure. South Vancouver'cannot healthily proceed under the present conditions of things.
W'e have a district of 40,000 people operated under
the same scheme as an ordinary township in the hack-
woods of Quebec.
South Vancouver at present has no status. South
Vancouver at present has no representation in either
the Provincial or Dominion Houses of Parliament.
South Vancouver has at present to bow the knee
to one Bowser to a very large extent. This is not
well for South Vancouver.
Better  incorporation  than  present  conditions.
Councillor Campbell's introduction of an incorporation hill will have a'good influence, if it performs no
other service than to bring out a good healthy discussion of the subject.
THE WATER WIZARD
ft'T'HERE are more things in heaven and earth,
1 Horatitts, than arc dreamed of in your philosophy," said the poet. Even so. although it often takes
time to lind them out. The old water witch or hazel
gad, by which some old hayseed farmer located a well
when till other attempts to lind water had failed, was
long the contempt  of wiseacre scientists .-11111 others,
who laughed at it as superstitious.    But it did the
work in the right man's h md-
A litlle while ago. al a congress of German scientists held in Berlin, the water witch came into its own.
Says the repnri: "In the presence of geologists and
mineralogists, Mine Inspector Scharf with a hazel
stick located a spot where water would be found in a
large orchard, where repeated boring batl failed to
strike water. Borings were made Saturday at the
spot indicated by Scharf with his divining rod, and
a plentiful supply of water was found."
We wish to bring this fact to the attention of the
people who so hastily criticised the South Vancouver
council for employing the local water wizard. Mr.
Zimmerman, iu locating wells in the municipality.
BY THE WAY
MANY AND VARIED are the problems placed by
subscribers before the editor of the "Chinook" for
solution. One poor mother called the other day to
say that she had read in the Women's section of the
"Chinook" a few weeks ago an article dealing with
that very interesting subject, "Babies."
"I would like to know when and how to shorten
mine." said she. "He is six months old, and if you
would kindly give me advice on the subject, I shouhl
be very much obliged. He gets so dirty, you know,
and it's such a job to keep him clean."
"Madam," we said, "we fear that any information
as to that might be given you elsewhere in a more
comprehensive manner than we are capable of." We
were, to say the least, just a trifle embarrassed.
"You seem to know so many things," said the caller
sweetly, "and surely ."
"Well," we blurted out. bound to uphold editorial
lignity, "if you would shorten his years. 1 would
uggest that you feed him almost any sample of the
milk sold in this district. Either that, or give him
cyanide of potassium. If it is bis length you woulil
shorten, stand the child up, take a strong mallet and
have ti blacksmith wield it, beating the child squarely
ipon the top of the head. Treatment such as this
laily, should effectually shorten him.    Should that not
vork, an axe might be applied to the feet or ."
"I low dare you, sir!" burst forth the lady, showing
jreat anger. "Tbe ver-r-y ideal You insolent fellow! Oh, you brute! Cancel my subscription immediately, and I'll send my husband up to thrash you !"
�� * *
NEW WESTMINSTER Exhibition was mightily
favored from above and below. The Provincial Government gave the townsmen a grant of ten thousand
dlars, being twice as much as the sum granted to
the Vancouver Exhibition Association, and during the
fair the weather was ideal. On top of all this, Burnaby and South Vancouver built a million dollar road
for the convenience of those who wished to visit
Queen's Park.
tt   *   *
THE LIBERALS < >F British Columbia have a Creed
hy which they stand���which is more than can be said
of any other political organization in the Province.
*   ��   *
[F THEY INCORPORATE South Vancouver, there
will follow an agitation for a change of name. A
correspondent already suggests that, in tbe event of
the change being made, Eraser 1 larhor would be a
splendid name for the new city.
��   *   *
VANCOUVER'S COUNCIL refuses to endorse the
proposal to change the name of that portion of tbe
great thoroughfare which lies within the city limits.
from Westminster Road to Kingsway. Burnaby and
South Vancouver say that it will he "Kingsway." So
"Kingsway" will stand despite tbe objection of the
city council which has jurisdiction over only an inconsiderable length of the new boulevards.
1 ���   ���   *
THE CANADIAN LIBERAL MONTHLY, being
issued from Ottawa, is a publication which should enter tbe home of every broad-minded Canadian citizen,
regardless of bis political leaning!. Its editorial tone-
is absolutely fair and dignified and its pages, each
month, contain a vast amount nf reliable information
regarding the political development of the nation.
��    ���   ��
WHILE Till-'. PEOPLE in Vancouver proper are
howling off their heads over the recent increase in
city care fares, the South Vancouver people are
chuckling up their sleeves. Business is booming locally and the big departmental stores in the city note
a decided falling off in business.
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HOW IS IT THAT COAL is eight dollars per ton
here in Victoria so near the mines, when an equall)
good quality of the same commodity is sold in inland
prairie towns hundreds of miles away from tbe source
of supply for about the same figure, asks the Victoria
"News?"
ThP question might be intelligently answered by
tbe score or so members of the B. C. Legislature who
own stock in several of the collieries on Vancouver
Island and who urged upon I Ion. W. J. Bowser the
plan to order the militia, shipped over during the
strike hostilities, to   ".-hoot to kill."
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A coy damsel named Smith
Was a miss of latter-day myth.
She'd shun all caresses
And, lisping her "s's,"
Say:    "Thirl  Thuli'ragcth  theldom  kith!"
THE HIGH-GRADER'S CORNER
The 'Town Knocker
Toronto Star
The mayor of a town in Western Ontario has made
piite a sensation by offering to buy out all the property of a member of the town council who is, be says,
1 kicker antl a knocker, on condition that the other
man will go away and live somewhere else. Wc do
not know anything about the facts, and it may be that
the mayor, by making so unusual an offer, is but scoring a telling point against an adversary But it is
heavy scoring. Thc truth is that each town is burdened with, men who arc a detriment to it, and it
wouhl actually pay the municipality to buy them out
at their own valuation and be ritl of them. They oppose everything and have no faith in anybody. They
suspect the motives of those who do the most generous actions.
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Tumniuny's Slogan
Pittsburg Dispatch
Tammany's slogan in the coming campaign is to he
"economy and  efficiency."    Talk  about  stealing Unlivery of heaven to serve thc devil inl
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The Kaiser on the Wuier Wagon
Lethbridge  Herald
Kaiser Wilhelm is making a great ado over mounting the water wagon, hul perhaps it was the life insurance company doctor who really deserves the credit.
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. / (iretil Thine
New  York Tribune
It is a great thing to he a nation's chief executive.!
An   Arkansas  water-melon  weighing 84  pounds  bas
just   been   sent  to   I'resident  Wilson,   and   in  a  few
months he will receive a present of a 48-pound turkey
from Rhode Island.
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Lazy Ministers
Tin- Can.ula Presbyterian
The lazy minister is surely not a drug on the market. Nevertheless he is a fact. It is a pity, but it
cannot he denied that there are men in the ministry
who eat well anil sleep well and play well, and yet
tremble when an important piece of work is to be
done.
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Unwritten Law
Woodstock Sentinel-Review
A Philadelphia judge has decided that women have
a right to do as they like in this progressive age. In
so deciding, the judge was merely giving official recognition to an unwritten law that has been in force
from time immemorial.
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"All That Could Be Desired"
Montreal Mirror
The storiest about the gallantry of the Prince of
Wales would please us just as well without the oft-
repeated assurance that the Prince's manner is all
that could be desired. It is not necessary to tell us
that H.R.H. is neither gauche nor embarrassed when
called upon to greet visiting rulers.
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Results of the Balkan Wars
Brantford Expositor
If a man converts an unkempt vacant lot into the
site of a handsome residence; if he erects a verandah
or puts on some fresh paint to make his place more
attractive to the eye; if he plants trees in the boulevard or converts a cow pasture into an attractive lawn.
he should not be punished fm- it. And yet this is what
is occurring continually in Brantford. tis elsewhen
throughout < Intario.
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Cupid in Alberta
Edmonton Bulletin
Cupid has been so busy in a certain Alberta village
that the local scribe thinks that if the present marriage
rate continues there will he few single people lift.
This may not he altogether a misfortune, if it gives
the chubby magician time to re-exert his influence-
along strictly proper lines, of course���among the married ones.
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Manitoba's Unoccupied Lund
1 )ttawa Citizen
Only one-sixth of the land of Manitoba has thus
far heen taken up eir occupied. As this is the oldest
of the western provinces, thc fact reveals the amount
of pioneer work that has yet to be done iu this great
country. These are still the days of the pioneer-.
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Und to Have Ilis Topper
Montreal Gazette
'I'he Spanish premier, who refused to allow a train
to start until his silk hat was brought to him. apparently is as great a stickler for propriety as the swells
the London Standard tells of who go in bathing at
the beaches with their monocles well screwed int"
their eyes.
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Gold ul Saskatoon
That's a fine story that has come out of Saskatoon
to the effect that a gold nugget litis been founel 011 thc
river bank, Next thing one knows the boosters up
there will In- proclaiming that the streets are paved
with  gold-Moose  Jaw   News.
No, brother, neit golden streets, hut golden opper
tunity.
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Ragtime
< Ittawa Evening Journal
If the time spent on ragtime were devoted to learn
ing how to appreciate the rich value of good music
it would be well.    Ragtime is the slang of musical expression to be indulged in only when one is in a whimsical mood, antl. care should be taken that such moods
do not come too offten.
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Quite Likely
Ottawa Free Press
Mark Twain says that if Old Nick came to earth
in bodily shape, and was arrested, hundreds would
sign a petition to have him set free, no matter what
his crime was. Experience seems to prove that Mark
is right.
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Admires Canada's Canals
St. Louis Globe-Democrat
The 7,000,000 Canadians have spent 011 ship canals
ten times as much proportionately as bas been so applied by the government of the United States.   Water
transportation is of tbe first consequence to the commercial growth and prosperity of 95,000,000 people.
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Peaceful Persuasion
The lines are being drawn stricter and stricter in
Kansas City.   A deacon in the church of a weak but
argumentative sect married a young woman of another denomination, and tbe robust members of his
flock punished him by tying him to a tree and beating
him with a paddle. \Tl/KI)AY,   OCTOBER    11,   1913
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SEVEN
OUR SATURDAY SHORT STORY
THE LITTLE  MISERY
Bi) ROBERT W. CHAMBERS
There was a river-driver bey.etui thei
Northwest Carry whe- respected neith-l
CI  meeiesc  neer  man.     Hccausc  he was!
llie   best   river-driver   een     the     West
Branch, they let Hi 111 alone until he
struck an Indian wilh a pick-pole,
The   Indian's   bead   was     damaged
anil while he waited feer it tei Ileal lie!
selected  his  revenge,     lie   bunted  Up I
the moose-warden and told many lies.
Deftly   concealed   among   these   lies,'
however, was a  truth  that  infuriated
the warden.
The river-driver, whose name was
Skeene, sneered when the moose-warden glided into camp, Hut when he
dug out a head and antlers behind a
shanty Skeene picked up his rill t-.
looked obliquely at the moose-warden,
lied his blanket and fry-pan, hi.istt-<l
his canoe onto his head and walked
away tee the southward, still sneering.
I don't kn-ew what they said about
it iii Foxcroft, but Hale, wlm owned
the timber anil whei thought lie owned
Skeene, hunted him up anil sent him
to work on the new cut-off, hoping
the affair might blow over in lime for
Skeene to drive logs again. Hut
Skeene turned lazy and lined the dead
water with traps and set-lines, .and
when      Hale     remonstrated      Skeene
laughed.
'ihen Hale threatened liim ami hinted about moose-wardens tnul $501)
lines, but Skeene thrashed Hale before the whole camp, packed his kit
and canoe and paddled serenely away
down the West Branch.
That  nally began tin  trouble, for
llah never forgave him. When
Skeene started to guide for Henderson 'en the upper portage, Hale
heard of it anil ran him eeut.
Possibly, if they had let him alone,
he might  have turned out as tame SS
a moose-bird���In- was only twenty-
thrci���ben Hale remembered, and the
Indian  remembered, and  one  day  a
man came into tbe Carry Camp with
ti 44 bullet in hi- wrist and an unserv-
eil warrant in bis pocket. The man
was a moose-warden, and the warrant
was  f-er  Skeene.
When the news spread that Skeene
had sh'ei a warden, the guides from
Portage tee Lily-Bay condemned him.
1'eewn tit Greenville a sheriff and
posse boarded the "Katahdin" anel
spenl several week> cruising about at
public expense. Possibly they expected Skeene to conn- down Io the shore
ami sit een the rocks; perhaps 'hey
fancied he might paddle across their
bows in his sleep. Naturally be elid
neither.
Even after lhat, if they had given
him ti chance, he might have surrendered  and  taken  his punishment.
A warden saw him building a lean
to e.n the island that divides the West
Branch. The warden waited until
dark, crawled in outside the lire and
caught Skeene asleep, What Skeene
eliel to the warden when he awoke the
official   cannot   remember   distinctly.
Three weeks after that Skeene
walked intei Kineo store, handling his
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One  Minute from  B.  C.  Electric
Station and
COLLINGWOOD EAST
(Five   doors  frcm   B.   C.   Electric
Station)
We don't pay enormous rents,
per cent, below City prie-c-.
Hats retrimmed and made t"
Styles direct  from London and Paris.
That s  the  reason   we'll  sell
order  by   experienced   milliners.
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Season's Millinery
We have to announce to the ladies of Collingwood and
District a special FASHION DISPLAY of NEW FALL
STYLES in latest designs and at most reasonable prices.
Trirrmings in every shade and variety to suit the individual taste.
Departments
The largest stock in the district of General Dry Goods,
Gent.'s Furnishings, Rubber Goods, Boots and Shoes,
Milliners'  and  Dressmakers' sundries.
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Commuhications to
G. W. HAWKINS, Earls Road Post Office
EARLS ROAD, South Vancouver
iili- in a moil alarming fa-liioii. He
suggested ihat they place certain provisions snd ammunition in bis canoe,
which lay on the beach lieleiw. The
three clerks complied. Twenty min- :
utes later Skeene. in In- canoe, Wil
seen  making   f<>r   Me.ei-t-   River.
They ne.tiiicil tin- iheriff again. People tonkin shy of Mm s.- Kiver and
lhe lake beyond which i- called Red
Lake.      In   vain   llle   guides   declared
ihe region sale.   Skeene let ther alone.
The Indian log-driver, however, stayed away after Skeene had shot a li le
in  his canoe.
Skeene went to Canada for a year.
worked at anything that came along,
.-mel sent money 'ee Kineo store to pay
feer his pork ami powder. That, of
course, went him the guides again.
So when home-sickness elmve- him
back tee Keel Lake he expected to Inlet alone.
Hale, sluicing at the Northwest
Carry, heard Re had returned, anil
started for Red Lake with th.. log-
driving half-breed anel -i\ nnn. Two
days later they returned: Hale hail
a bullet in his leu above the knee and i
the half-breed carried a similar gift'
in his forearm,
This  incident  bothered  tin-  sheriff!
j cruelly.     Ile went t,i  Foxcroft, when
[they   s-iii|   unpleasant   things   t"   him;
he went hack to the landing anel they,
made  fun  of him.
The sheriff summoned his p-ss-.
hoarded the steamer Red-Deer and
left Greenville, bound for Moo-.'
Kiver. Half a dozen canoes were;
aboard. The- poss; carried Winchesters, although no game was in
Beason.
Off lhe Crey Cull, an island, tin-
little steamboat stopped, the canoes
were dropped, the posse embarked,
At the mouth of the Moose River
twe, meere canoes were waiting; Hale
sat in one, paddle glistening in the
pale spring sunshine-; in ilu- other
sal tin- Indian log-driver, nursing the
hammer e,f a rifle.
It  was paddling fe.r a  mile !������ the
first   wing-dam, anil   there  the-  sheriff,
I who led,  flung his stern-paddle into
tlu-  bottom   of  the   canoe-,   flourished
ilu-   setting-pole   ami   st 1   up.     At
iln- same moment a jet of llame leaped from the edge of tin- wing-dam
and ti bullet passed through the
sheriff's   hat.
The amazed official fell overboard
sank, areese, grasped the- edge of the
canoe .-md swamped it. turning the
bow-paddler into the river. The
swift current landed them on a shoal
and they  crawled up on a  rock.
Nobody fired at ihe wing-dam except Hale, lie banged away as fast
i- he- could pump the breach-lever,
ami Billy Sebato, the Indian, took n,
the bushes and lay patiently waiting
for a  mark, purring with  eagerness.
"Jim Skeene. you darned thief!"
shouted Hale, "-come mit from them
^t, inesl"
"I ain't nn more thief than you lie.
frjsh Hale!" bawled Skeene. "I paid
for   them   rations   and   ca'tridges   anil
you know d n well I eliel1"
��� The Indian. Sebato, fired twice.
"If   that   nigger   Sebato  don't
shootin'   I'll  let   loose  on  ail   o'
-wile   and   ileailw I.   they    I   no tlie Little Misery, looked at  hi- knife.
chance. 'I"" sl In- nil.-, ami finally into his
\ii.1 -,. they hunted Skeene- at twi- somber eyes
light,  at   dusk   of  morning,  at   high "I heard���only one -hot    Was it a
n   from   tlu-   Kortheasl  Carry   to deer?"
th.   Northwest Carry, from ihe West- Ht   nodded, muttering that he bad
Branch t-e Scboomuuk, from Portage missed;  but  that  nighl   -he caressed
I,- Lil) Hay, and through a hundred
mile- ,,f lake anil stream, up and
down, up and down. In August they
gavi  up the chase.
That evening Skeene -toe.el on a
wind-fall in the Jepths of the- Little
Misery ami watched three canoei file
eeut of the discharge anel ��1 j<l<- int..
Moe -e   River.    Tin   next morning he
Started a lean-'" on llle rielge baek
..f the Little Misery, and the -hark
crack- and thwack of his axe- railed
out over  Keel  Lake.
At n,,e,n tin- echoes fi axe-strokes
died away ami the hut was thatched
with balsam. lly three o'clock a
-pike buck, a yearling, lay acr..-- a
long mi ihe ridge, and at four o'clock
Skeene  had  satisfied hi-  hunger,
In lh, elay- that followed, Skeene
learned t ��� talk t-- himself. When he
eliel this he forgot that he had killed
Sebato; after a while Ik- forgot it altogether.
When the August afternoons were
ablaze- wnh braze.u sunlight and the
lale- glistened like- a sheet of steel,
Skeene.- sprawled on a log iu ilu- shade
and watched tbe gl - ,n 1 lue hen ns
The- great belted- ingfishers knew
him, the sheldrake, stringing along
lhe- creek at evening, turneil tln-ir
bright   eye-  to  hi-.
The swift water of tin- Little- Misery
gave bin a trout I i every set-line.
On the Little Miserj deer swarm at
evening, tind he had meat for thc
price of a  cartridge
him, taking his curly head into be
arm-, and wept over him till daybreak er in- ined lb<- world.
After that they were- aim, -t gaj
He- notched logs ami built a hut ami
rammed mosi into the- e-rae-k- Loii
hreiiigli clay from the sweet water.
and cut balsam until ber little hands
wen- stained t'e the palm. Twice he
passed the three carry- to the, C P.
K. and hung to a freight a- far ai
Sainte Croix. lie le,unlit -alt and
peerk anel flour ami cartridges with
the proceeds oi Hale's ring.
They knew- that happiness that i-
bred in haunting fear, that fierce,
that intense love whose roots are imbedded  in  terror.
Snow came ami Skeem lii^ne-,1 more
deer   hide-   into   his   hut.
The lake froze anil Skene dragged
hi- canoe int" the imt and daubed it
with   white-lead,   while   Lois    crept
close t" hi- -iele and -iriinn -neiw-
sho��s. At times -he- -ani.'. Ile li-i-
ened, lying beside tin- canoe.
Snow fell on the- frozen lake; the
Little Misery -wa- mantled, the
carry- choked. The deer yarded Oil
the rid^c, the moose on Ilu- slope
above; the black bear buried his feeble
in se in hi- stomach and dreamed.
As for Lois, she learned that men
are brutes, and that Skeene was all
the world to her. She learned that
In- went hungry that -he might eat.
and he shivered while -In- slepl under
skin and blanket.
M
cd it i" her be.t lips, moaning and
- ibbing
"Come down f--r the la-t time, Jim
Skeene." saiel Lab. slowly. Sudib illy a rilb -bet rang through the iro/.-
e-n   forest       'lhe   I .1   el   that   I."Is   held
tightened agaii sl her lips, quivered,
relaxed. Something outside fell
clinking ami clattering I'i thc ground
at the fool of the tree. It was
Skeeue's ami Skeene sank forward,
hanging half out oi tin- hole in the
tree, head downward like a dead
squirrel.
Anel beside him the e,ther wild
thing -eebbeel ami whimpered and
moaned among the branches while
below the -wift axes bit into the- tree
from which the dead game hung, head
downward.
"Look in the but f-er the woman!"
bawled Hale.
The tree swayed and crackled and
fell e-ra-liing  in!-1 the   snow.
"Where'-   that   woman?"    shouted
Hab-  ire,m   the   hut;���"Il n   her!"
Ibu when al la-t he found her Ile
changed hi- mind and let her stay
with Skeem-  there in  the snow.
The white night of August brought I Sometimes ihey played together,
that vague unrest that all foresl Skeene and this -lender girl, lik<
creatures feel. \- the moon waned, young foxes in the snow. She would
the forest world stirred; it- attitude "inn hide, t'eee. in the hollow ol a
wa- expectant; it waited. great swamp-oak, ami when he came
An   impatience,  almost  a   sadness,{home   -he   would   call:    "Jim.   Jim!,
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SECONDHAND   STORE
Can   supply   your   needs   at   right
prices.
COLLINGWOOD EAST
(Right  at  Station)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ aelne
fell upon Skeene, Mill with sadness
came fear. He covered his lean-to
and buil; a smoke-hole through which
blue haze n se in the calm morning
air. Um thc -; :am-hoIe of a beaver's
houss might bc more easily located
than the chimney of Skeene's hut.
When September came a hush fell
over the fori st. Silenl and more
silenl the woods grew a- the new
moon rose in the evening sky. At
its first quarter the silence deepened, heard t
and al Its half the stillness was intense. Then one- black night the- Full
Moe ui of Septeml er flashed in the
s';y, ami a gigantic black shadow
waded "tit into the Ial e and a n ar
shook   the   hills.
The firsl 1 ull-mo - had bi [lowed,
and the rutting - -as ut had begun.
Instantly the i- n st, the lake, the
shore, the stream were alive; the
meat-birds cried freun over cellar: the
deer batbed fr
howled and m
growth.
m the
iwb-d    1
d|
l    lite
lynx
Ciellll
quit
called Skeene. shaking his rifle above
the wing-dam edge. "('.it back to
your elrcen. Josh I [ale,  I  tell you."
I tale started to push his cam -���
among the rocks where he could bold
it and lire under cover. Skeene slid
suddenly to the corner of the wing-
dam and fired three shots through
the canoe, cutting a swale lengthwise
al the water's edge. It settled in
two  feel  of water.
"N'eew'll vein let nie be?" called
Skeene, "I hain't done nothin' to you.
If that there moose-warden wants me
let him come and get me. I tell ye
I'll shoot to kill at the next man that
tires!"
"Ynu   tlasn't."   sh
from behind his rock
a man. Jim Skeene!"
"I  be," -aiel Skeen
don't  want no fuss.
this   river,  and   you
here wing-dam.   And
llteii
the   sheriff
ni ain't  half
calmly, "but 1
You keep off'n
keep off'n this
you stoj) sneak-
long the w Is there,  Billy  Se-
batol ('.it back there-! (lit back, or
I'll shoot to kill Tell thai nigger
Indian   tee  nil   back!     Tell   him  quick;
I see him��� I--"
Sebatee's rifle cracked, and the sheet
was repeated by Hale, wading e.ut on
the shoal. Then a forked flame flashed from the wing-dam, there cairn- a
crash and crackle of dry twists, anel
the Indian pitched heavily over the
bank intee the swirling river.
Skeene's pale lace appeared above
the dam, bul nobody shot at hint.
'Aim drove me to it." saiel Skeene.
ML-  spoke  huskily.
"Come down off'n that wing dam,"
[commanded Hale.
"Not   for  you.  pish   Hale."  replied
Skeene, "nor lot for any man o   yel
I An'   1   won't   be   took,   neither      I'm
goin'  away   to  live   quiet  if  they  let
I inc."
lie crouched and watched them as
I they pushed their canoes eiut into lhe
main  channel.    The  sheriff and  Hale
j advanced   t'i   the  pool  where   Sebato
lay.     A   slender   fillet   of  blood  hung
I in the water, floating like a red string
"Bring them settin'-poles," said the
sheriff soberly.
They gave Skeene little peace for
two months. Week after week a
string of canoes passed the swift
water under the lirst and second wing-
dams, disembarking a tile of riflemen.
Week after week the distant flash of
a paddle startled the deer at sunrise
among the lily-pads.
Once they saw Skeene for a moment standing in the stern eif his
canoe. The canoe lay at the mouth
nf the Little Misery, that dead stretch
of water and dead-fall, winding
through the bog to the southward.
They gave chase, trailing Skeene's
canoe by the wake bubbles until they
ran  plump into quick  water.
But the Little Misery is a Strange
stream draining a strange land, and
there, in that maze of cuts and channels, of "logans" and quick water, eef
swamp, shoal, sedge and spectral
ranks  or  dead  trees,  towering above
Xow- there is a -.-as >n for all
things. "Each alter it- kind," says
ilu- quainl lb ok
Skeene   sewed   p rcupine   quill-   in
a  semi-circle  over  the  instep  of  his;
moccasins,  laced  a   string   of  scarlet
trout-flics  across  hi-  slouch   bat. and
listened t'e tin- bull-mo se bellowing.
When the September moon waxed
full Ski-en--'- heart grew full, ami t'.-i
blood in bi- neck ami cheeks ebbed
and surged like moontides. So,
tiu- --e-onel night, lie took his rifle and!
dragged the canoe to tin- beach. Bui
his heart failed him ami he went
back to his camp am'. r< -1 i<.-iI and
grunted  through a  sleepless  night.
On the third evening he started nil!
foot, but lu- hesitated when the lam -
in the Carry House broke out, a red
beam in the night. He stood, wretched, wistful, undecided, fingering his
j rifle butt, ami bi- hearl beat t,, s-.if
focation. Tin n, -.Mini e ut with I
fever in his veins, he slept openly
where he lav.
On the fourth night of the full
moon In- weit swiftly acn ss the
ridge, unarmed, and tin- mile- ,,f
woodland an-' shore sped away like
mist, -" f'ee.' - !������ he ran. bar i in il-e
shure the red beam of the Cany lamp
signalled him and hi- I li "���! flame
ilu- answer in his face.
Ami. a- In -:-"ile- un t-, lhe h,en-
he- saw a woman on the shore look.
iug out into iln- nighl across tin-
spectral Carry. IB- had danced with
her two yea-- ago ai Foxcroft Land
iiig. he had senl her six e.tter pelts a
month before In- shot Sebato.
She wa-  the  girl  he hail  ceitiic  for. j
It is possible -he expected him?
The restlessness of September hael
drawn her t-, the lake ami something
had led  him  t'i  her.
And so, together, they glided away
on a trail of silver water to the strange
country, drained by strange streams
stirred   by   sl range  winds.
At   dawn   the   sky  crims ined    the
Little   Misery.    Thev   slept.     At   sunrise a moose roared a salute te> thej
coming   day.
They awoke and kisseel each other.
it     ���     #
When   the   public-siiirited    citizens :
of   Foxcroft  offered  $500  reward   for
the     capture     of    Skeene.       Placidc
L'Hommedieu   scratched   his     greasy
chin, licked his li��s. and went out to |
buy cartridges.    They  found  L'Honi-.
'liedieu a  week later peacefully float-1
ing down   Moose  River in   his  canoe. ,
with a bullet  in  his brain.
When Skeene paddled away with
Lois, there was trouble in Foxcroft.
Hale left sluice, drain and chain and
wired the sheriff at the Landing to
meet him at Moosehead Inn. The
mayor went also, and next morning
the reward was doubled for "Tames
Skeene, murderer, dead or alive."
Hale had never forgiven the blow
at the cut-off. but Hale had other
reasons. They concerned Lois, servant at South Carry, for when she
left with Jim Skeene she toeik Hale's
betrothal ring wilh her.
After Skeene had set Flacidc L'Hommedieu afloat, with mud on his
face and a bullet in his skull, Lois,
waiting  feir  him  when  he  poled into
find   me.
Ami -o it came aboul thai Skeene,
laughing up at Lois in the- hollow
swamp-' ak, glanced uver his  sil luld-
i r   anil   -aw   -ix   black   -1 ,t-   clusl
upon iln- frozen bike t" iln - iuth-
ward, I le- -aii! nothing, Im; Ioi -',' ���'.
inl" the ninth. There wire- nmre
dots there, more al- ' "ii tin- ice in the
we -t. For a moment In- thought tin
east wa- -till open; after a while In
rape e if a snow shoe . -���;���;,
near. Lois al-" heard ami her face
was like- death a- -In- reached down
and took tin- rib- from Skeene's
hand.
When  he had climbed up ii       thi
h illow   tree   bt side   '   r   am!   1  o'.ted
"iu   from   the  hole   above  the   - -
branch, he saw   I [ale peerii -        hin
from a dead-fall.
"Come down," -aiel Hab.
Si-1, in clapped his rifle i ��� his
cheek  ami  fired,
"Come down," ri pi ati d I lale
behind his dead-fall. I.- - trembling
it Ski ene's feel shrank al tin - mbei
vi lice fn mi the w i ��� ids. Skeene 1 ���
���mil ki-- -el her and can -- ��� ', her, buttering things -In- could not und i
stand, bin -In- caught hi- hand in hers
and tore off the fur mitten and press-'
FOR CONSTIPATION IN
CHILDREN USE
Chambers   Aromatic
Cascaia
25 CENTS
CHAMBERS
DRUG  CO.
CoUingwood East
HORSE SHOEING
General Blacksmith and Carriage Builder
harry McAllister
SPECIALIZES IN
ALL KINDS OF REPAIRS
ADDRESS i
Wessex Street, KINGSWAY
(New  Westminster   Road)
COLLINGWOOD  EAST
HEATERS FOR  THE  WINTER
The cool long nights are nearly here.   \X e have a complete line ot heaters,
CARTRIDGES
The shooting season is on, you don't need to go to the city to buy  your
ammunition.    See us
C. B. FEARNEY
FORMERL> MANITOBA HARUW ARE CO.
HARDWARE,  PAINTS, OILS, STOVES, RANGES, ETC
JOYCE STREET, EAST COLLINGWOOD
LUMBER
BAKER & PRINGLE
COLLINGWOOD EAST SIDING
LUMBER AND BUILDERS' SUPPLIES
B. C. GRADES PROMPT DELIVERY
LET US FIGURE YOUR BILLS
TO HOUSE BUILDERS
We have the stock, the machinery and the men
to produce first-class
SASHES AND DOORS
SEE US BEFORE PLACING YOUR ORDER
Collingwood Sash and Door Factory
COLLINGWOOD  WEST  STATION
CAPP & TILBURY, Proprietors SIX
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY.   OCTOBER    il,   191.1
LOT NEAR CAR
$550���Easy Terms
This lot is situated on 56th Avenue,
close to Victoria Road, which now
has a 10-minute car service. This is
the best buy in this district. Let us
show you it at your convenience. We
can arrange very  easy terms.
The Yorkshire Guarantee
& Securities Corporation Limited
440 Seymour Street
Phones: 6188 and 6189   R. Kerr Houlgate, Manager
TABLE VINEGAR
Now that the time of salads and green stuffs is here you will want
vinegar that is pure and wholesome. We have this week put in a
stock of the finest vinegar procurable. It comes in strong glass jugs
with a handle, in half gallons and gallons.
Blue Grass Bell Cedar Vinegar, half-gallon jugs   50c
Blue Grass Belle, White Pickling, half gallon jug  50c
Pacific Belle Codfish Tablets, the package 20c
Fisher's Home Made Peanut Butter, the jar 15 to 45c
Pioneer Minced Clams, the can   20c
Clark's Pork and Beans in Chili Sauce  two cans for  25c
French Peas, two cans for  25c
Swift's Borax Soap, the cake  5c
Old Dutch Hand Soap, the bar  Sc
Sheriff's Jelly Powder, all flavors, three for  25c
Deuerr's Jams, two pound pots  40c
Strawberries, Cherries, Plums, Peaches
I? O    If      I 26th Avenue and Main
fraser & MacLean,   Ph.���.: F^n. 784
GEO. SNIDER & BRETHOUR
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
90S  Dominion  Trust  Building, Vancouver,  B.C.
ESTIMATES FURNISHED
T��lcph��M :    Olfic. 1417.    Work. ��M.       Work!  9328.    Work!  (179 	
Warning to Housewives
CUT THIS OUT AND PASTE IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE
DON'T start your fire with parafine or kerosene.
DON'T treasure up old rage, paper or rubbish of any sort under stairways, in attics or basements, or anywhere in your home.
DON'T put ashes in a wooden box or barrel, or close to walls or
fences.
DON'T neglect to overhaul your stove pipes once a month; see that
your chimneys are swept at least twice a year.
DON'T use gasoline for cleaning purposes in the house. It is more
dangerous than powder; powder will remain where you leave it,
gasoline vapor is shifted by air currents to all parts of the house,
and being heavier than air, lodges in out of the way corners
making trouble when you least expect it.
DON'T place your stoves or pipes within twelve (12) inches of any
wood or partition.
DON'T forget that ninety-five per cent, of our fire losses are caused
by poor and dirty stove pipes, and the placing of stoves, pipes
and furnaces too close to wood work.
DON'T have matches where they can be gotten at by children; keep
them in a covered tin.
REMEMBER, an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.
HELP US TO PROTECT YOU, BY IMPROVING CONDITIONS
AROUND YOUR HOME
CHIEF, FIRE DEPARTMENT,
SOUTH VANCOUVER, B.C.
Save Your House From Fire
By Having Your Chimneys Cleaned
CHIMNEY   SWEEPING
STOVES AND PIPING CLEANED
Roof Staining and Tarring        Excavating
Moderate Charges :-: Prices on Application
PHONE COLLINGWOOD 19      W. O. ANDERSON
COR. McKINNON and 44th AVE. COLLINGWOOD EAST
NOTES OF INTEREST TO THE
LADY OF THE HOUSE
���CONSIDERATION" THE
SECRET  OF  HAPPINESS
If the average woman were ;i-ki-el
what quality she une-.! desired in the
man ihe li to marry -lu- would probably answer without hesitation, "Consideration." In this ilngle word lies
the whole secret of marital happiness. Built upon the firm foundation
of consideration and kindness in the
little, as well as the liin things of daily living, happiness ia sure tee come
into the home t" find a permanent
resting place.
When a man and woman marry
they intend, eef course, tee build fur
themselves a home where love and
happinessi reign. Now, a home implies at least two perse ens, both working fen- the other's happiness. One
alone can do nothing, each has a
part tee play.
And the man's lies chiefly in being
kind and considerate to the woman
who has (jiven herself to him especially during these lirsl few months nf
marriage when they are adjusting
themselves to each other.
A man has many interests, a wife
but few. His life is made up of business, pleasure and sport, hers is cini-
lined tee a small circle surrounding the
home. And because her life is not as
l;i(? as his the man sheeiild make up to
the woman in love and consideration
for the ihiiik's she has given up tei
make him a happy home.
*    *    *
USEFUL HINTS FOR DYEING
What Every Woman Can  Do With
Dyes
Tint calseiminu- fur walls.
Tint  faded canvas on walls.
Ceihir faded rugs  tee harmonize with
either  riiiiin   Furnishings.
fare mutt he taken le, prevent ihe
dye ireein running under the edge eef
tlu- pattern, thus breaking the outline.
How to Prevent Stencil Work From
Fading
Ilyi-s are set by briiiKiiiK to boiling point aKii by thc use of >alt. It
i, evident that the beautiful stenciled
border will fade when washed unless
by some meant the dye can be let.
Try Ihis plan. After the border is
maele dip clean white cloths in salt
water. Place the border between the
wet   clothl   and   press   until  dry   with
a heel flatiron.
Autumn  Leaves
(Ity   Rowan  Stevens)
N'eew.  through  her  lonely  woodland
maze,
With   breezy   hair     and    garmimts
blown,
My wistful Lady Autumn strays.
Cullies  her   sweel   face   through   leaflets   strewn.
While cool winds croon their plaintive lays.
To breezy hair and garments blown.
A tender Indian summer haze,
Across her golden mead has grown,
And   through   lu-r   lonely   woodland
maze.
The hunter's moon is white and helic.
And. Khostly in ils pallid rays.
Comes her sweet face through leaflets strewn.
She dreams again of summer days.
(Dear Memory of a summer tlown!)
As,   through   her     lonely     woodland
maze,
My wistful Lady Autumn strays.
r ���
James Gleason, with Isabelle Fletcher   Ccmpany   at    the
Theatre
Imperial
purple
blue,
blue,
gray, green,
white.
Ceihir deior and window curtains.
Color hats, plumes, flowers, parasols,
gloves, hose, ribbons, petticoats and
shoes to match B gown.
Sheer while waists can hc colored any
Color   lo   match   the   tailored   suit.
Trimmings, linings, lace   and   net
may be made to match a gown.
Make colored crayons.
Make any colored ink.
Stencil curtains and wearing apparel.
Slain woods.
Colors  that harmonize
Gray   with   purple,   violet,   red
brown, yellow.
Yellow    with     black-
green.
Pink with light  blue.
Red with black, blue.
Lavender with green, \
Old rose with all blues.
Violet with white, green.
Ilrown   with   turipioise,  mauve,  gray,
royal blue.
Scarlet with ecru, light blue, black.
Green with purple, crimson, black, lavender.
Orange wilh black, purple, light blue,
white.  Indigo.
Garnet  with sapphire, mauve, pearl.
Purple w-ith white, orange.
Heliotrope wilh cream.
Ivy green with light brown.
Blue with white, orange, cardinal.
Cardinal  with  turquoise, marine-blue.
Stenciling with Dye
Window curtains and door draperies decorated with colored borders to
harmonize with the room furnishings
are a new and practical use for dyes.
A  pattern  made  of glazed  cardboard
is used.   These come in conventional
or lleeral designs and can be made by
the ingenious home-maker. A border
of wild roses for the draperies in a
girl's rose room is charming. Grapes
for the dining-room curtains and side-
hoard cover is pretty and appropriate.
This work is done simply by going
over the openings In the pattern with
a soft brush dipped in dissolved dye.
Grand Lodge Press Report
The twenty-eighth annual session of
the Grand Lodge of liritish Columbia,
International Order of Good Templars, held in Victoria, has borne to a
close. Various reports of officers
show an increase ill all department!
during the year, with every prospeel
of a continuation in the future. A
large number of representatives from
the various parts of the province took
part in the proceedings.
Officers for ensuing twelve months
were  elected  as   follows :
Grand Chief Templar, Robt. Rainier, Vancouver, Past Grand C. T.,
Rev. John P. Hicks, Esqulmalt; Gd.
Chancellor, Robt. Macnicol, May-
wood; Grand Vice Templar, Mrs.
Martha Seversen. Vancouver; Grand
Supt. Juv. Work, William Waugh,
Nanaimo; Grand Electoral Supt., Carl
V. Timnis, Cedar Cottage; Grand
Marshall, William Gladstone, Victoria; Grand Treasurer, Samuel Gough,
.Xanainio; Grand Chaplain, Rev. R,
Wilkinson, Coluitz; Grand Secretary,
Andrew Pender, Nanaimo; Grand
Asst. Secretary, Karl Erickson. Vancouver; Grand Deputy Marshall, Mrs,
Wm. II. Murlitt, Penticton; Grand
Messenger, A. A. Dougan, Cobble
Hill; Grand Guard, Norman Richardson, Seiuth Wellington; Grand Sentinel, Rev. Jas. Hicks, Sidney; Deputy I. C. T., Rev. Chas. W. Whittaker,
Ladner.
A public meeting was held in the
Good Templar Hall, Tuesday evening, and closing ceremonies, Wednesday, were followed by a banquet tendered to the Grand Lodge and delegates.
Vancouver was decided upon as the
place of meeting during the month
of  September,   1914.
If you want to start trouble at home
just cut an item out of the newspaper
and then leave the paper where your
wife can  find it.
BULBS-BULBS-BULBS
We have just received three car loads of liulbs. Now
i~ yeiur time to buy your liulbs for fall planting or
Christmas bloom. The best seleclion in town to choose
freem.    Prices the leiwcst.
BROWN BROS. & CO. LTD.
FLORISTS, NURSERYMEN AND SEEDSMEN
THREE STORES :
48 Hastingi Street E., Phone Seymour 988
401 Granville Street, Phone Seymour 5727
782 Granville Street, Phone Seymour 9513
The Robertson-Godson Co. Ltd.
Wholesale Plumbers' Supplies, Water Works
Supplies, Corporation Brass Gocds.
572 Beatty Street
Vancouver
RAIL TICKETS TO ALL POINTS
General Agency Transatlantic Steamship Lines
H. G. Smith, C. P. St T. A.
Phone :  Sey. 8134
W. E. Duperow. Q. A. P. D
527  Granville  Streel
The Scenic Highway Across the Continent
THROUGH TICKETS ISSUED
FROM VANCOUVER TO
ALL PARTS OF THE
WORLD
The Popular Route to the���
OLD COUNTRY
HAWAII
AUSTRALIA
ALASKA
CHINA AND
JAPAN
Up-to-date Train Service Between Vancouver and the East.
All trains equipped with Standard and Tourist Sleepers.
M
J. MOE, C. P. A., 434 Hastings St., Vancouver.
C. MILLARD, D. T. A., Vancouver.
H. W. BRODIE,  Gen.  Pass Agent, Vancouver.
Phone : Seymour 8425-8426
Western Plate Glass &
Importing   Co. Limited
Registered Office:
318 Water Street, Vancouver, B. C.
PLATE GLASS WINDOW GLASS
LEADED ART GLASS
Thome  Metal  Store  Front  Bars,  Bevelling  and
Silvering, Store Fronts Glazed
ALL KINDS OF GLASS
WE HAVE IT!
Anything you wish in the way of Builders- Materials, Rough and
Dressed Lumber, Finish, Mouldings, Sash and Doors, Sand, Lime,
also 16in. Mill wood.
SHAW & CHELL
CENTRAL PARK, B.C.
P. O. Box 3 Phone Collingwood 16 L
Gladstone Hotel
First Class Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
H. G. BROWN, Proprietor iATUBDAV,   OCTOBER   11.   1913
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
NINE
IMPERIAL THEATRE
PHONE SEY. 949
MATINEES WED. and SAT. 25c
Home of the bust Stock Company in the West
ISABELLE FLETCHER PLAYERS
WEEK OF OCTOBER 13
A Message from Mars
AN IMMORTAL PLAY
EVENING PRICES 25c and 50c
H^��:i>flTVAN<0UV6RS LEADING
 PtAYHOOSES-
T^r
DREAMLAND
H.   H.   DEAN,   Proprietor
Cor. 26th AVE. AND MAIN ST.
FIRST CLASS MOTION PICTURES
PROGRAMME CHANGED DAILY
Matinees  Wednesday  and  Saturday
1H.IPJIN1
THE THEATHE BEAUTIFUL
liviin (oun?i idinpsViKit twill)'
Week e>f October 13
Walter   X.   Lawrence   Players  ill
"NATURE'S   NOBLEMAN"
Derkins  Dug and  Memkcy  Show  in
���DOGV1LLI!  ON   A   BUSY   DAY"
SMITH.   VOELK   AXD   CROXIX
Singers and  Piano  Players
Other Big S. *t C. Acts
Prices 15c 25c, 35c, and 50c
Two Shows Nightly, 7:30 and 9.15
Matinee  daily 3 p.m.
PANTAGES
Unequalled      Vaudeville      Meam      Pantifv
Vaudeville
SHOW STARTS--2.45. 7.15. and 9 30 p.m.
Week of October 13
Boyle   Woolfolk   presents   the   real
Minature   Musical   Comedy
A WINNING MISS
With Johnny Philliber, supported by
a ceimpany of 16 artists
REIT & DEMONT
Raconteurs with acrobatic abilities
COLETTE TRIO
The Kubeliks of Vaudeville
Season's  prices :   Mat.   15c���Evening
15c and 25c
Three   Shows   Daily,   Matinee   2:45,
Evening 7:15 and 9:15
Empress Theatre
t'e i iu i'.-1] houses have ur<e-ii ,1 every
performance this week ���,i "Tlu- Girl
i- n; Rector's," and every iiielit-;i!i"ii
points i" a record breaking week mi
this popular plaj le--"
It  i- a  sparkling, up-to-date farce-
comedy, admirablj acted by tin- Lawrence Company and  sumptously  staged, anel adds another to the long li-t
I.. their credit
''.   Lee ni   i, [hi  bright particu
-ar   1 in   has   a   cli   e   ~e-.--.iul   in
I)��� I   !,awri nl  support
from 'In- entire e ompany,
I luring tl e long engage n ent of
this comp ii.> at am iher I mse they
produced many notable successes bul
auie.nK liii-ni ail one standi pre-emi-
n- in. anel in :, gpnnse i" many re-
luests will be repeated al the Empresi
next   Week
It will In- the extraordinar) luccesa
which transforms David SVarficld
front a vaudeville artist i'- a star ol
the firsl magnitude in nu- night, and
put David Bclasco'i name at (he head
ni the li-i e,i producers and managers,
the wonderful, al s -rliing. appealing,
heart Inucliing drama, "Tlie Music
Master."
It is a play ami a sermon combined. Plot action ami dialogue an- nigh
perfection, and ihe character -,i e) ,.
quaint, lovable 'eld master, Von Bar-
wig, stands out as one eei* the most
delightful characters ever drawn for
the stage.
Wh'li" e.i course the e,1,1 musician
i- naturally the centre of interest, the
play is ne.t dependent <>n him for success alone, tor there is a wealth of
splendidly drawn characters, all fit-
ling admirably into the action and
motive of the piece. That it will be
finely acted is a foregone conclusion.
Del Lawrence will 'have his old pari
of the ilerr A ii ton Von Barwig, and
is Mire in re-peat his tremendous success of ii year ago. Maude Leone will
have the very important role 'ei Helen
Hughes Bros' Big Liquor Store
105 HASTINGS STREET  EAST, VANCOUVER, B.C.
Phone : Seymoui 330
We carry everything in the Liquor  Line
No order too small, and none too large for this popular Liquor Store
Free Delivery to all parts South Vancouver
leaving our Store every Friday morning at 9 a.m.
Anthony  and   Ross,  two  character
dians, -.m- thai of an Italian, and
tlie   .-'hi-  an  American,  will  furnish
i fun and some excellent songs
\Y. J  DuBois, a juggler, n ho admit
ihat he isn't the greatest in the world.
also stipulate that there- are- few who
tve   it  on him in this art.
FIRE CHIEF LESTER
SUBMITS SPLENDID REPORT
"Prevention   is   Better   Than Cure,"
Says   Official,  and  Homely Advice
is  Given  South  Vancouver Householders
Hastings
and
Gore Ave.
EMPRESS
Lawrence & Sandusky, Lessees
Phone
Sey. 3907
Week of October 13
Matinees Wed. and Sat.
The   Del.   S   Lawrence
Stock   Company
WITH
Miss
Maude   Leone
Fire Chief Li sti r, �� hose efforts so
far as executive head of the South
Vancouver Fire Department have
shown him t'e lie- a mosl satisfactory
ii ��� d, has submitted bis quarterly
reporl  to the council.
With the very inadequate equipment at hand, the chief and his men
an-  doing  splendid   werk.
Following is Chief Lester's report:
Tee tin Fire, Water, and Light Com-
mittee, South Vancouver, B.C.
Gentlemen.���I herewith submit my
report of the operations of ihis department for the three months ending  September 30.
Tin- total number of alarms, 33.
Loss -ni buildings and contents.
$14,407.50,
Insurance on buildings and content--. S22.650.IK).
Assuming that prevention is better
than cure, an inspection bureau has
been included in the work of the de-
partment. The necessity fi i a systematic campaign for the education of
the pe-.pie in the prevention of tires,
i- emphasized by a study of causes,
as shown by emr reports, ie.. stoves
and furnaces too close to wood-work,
h.et air pipes too close to woodwork,
defective anil dirty pipes, dirty chimneys, accumulation of rubbish under
In David Warfield's Masterpiece
THE MUSIC MASTER
DEL. S.  LAWRENCE AS HERR ANTON  VON  BARWIG
Prices 25c and 50c
Matinees 25c An)) Seat
IT WILL PAY YOU TO SEE OUR SHOWING FOR FALL
PRICES THAT CANNOT BE BEATEN
OR RFPF.ATF.njN THE CITY      ::      :;
SHOES
Family Shoe Store
(No. 2)
CEDAR COTTAGE
Grandview Car Terminus
VANNESS AVENUE
FRANK NEWTON, Store No. 1
at  823 GRANVILLE STREET
Vancouver, B. C.
What!    Is  British  Columbia  Doped
and  Gagged
(Continued  from page  l)
.-ml laid t" n delegation frmn this
city that il would be a crime to allow
I    Settler    tee   gO   eeut    illlo   the   VaStlll'SS
of the pre,vince of liritish Columbia,
the ordinary pre-emptor t<> lake up
land until iuch time as he and his
paternal governmenl had provided
ujeani i f transportation to those sec-
Ip.iis. Tee that end, he said, the
treasury of the province," said Mr.
BreWSter,   "ft   building   railroads,   but
lhe people ol the province el" m>t own
them. (Cheers.) The treasury of the
province wai being put at the disposal
.' those who wish to Rive transportation and then afier transportation is
provided ihey would have a survey
and then would be the time for thc
settler to no on the land."
"Mark you," he added, "railroads
are building through  the valleys of
the province. The treasury stands
behind ihcm, they are heavily subsidized, Ihey are practically goveril-
ment-built, but nol government-owned, Bul there is a strange thing abemt
all this, that when you come to find
the path -'I ihe railroad you will discover slakes all the way. Someone
wiih ;, keen insight no doubt was responsible for this. Will Mr. McBride or any other man tell me how
���1ic is going to assist in the settlement of districts through which he-
is providing transportation when the
Speculator nolds eve-y acre of land,
at  Victoria.
There is the position you have got
in   throughout   the  province.
"They have built according tei the
lights, but we say they have not put
down a foundation at all and we ask
the Liberals of the province of British -Columbia tei realize the seriousness of the conditions, that the welfare of the province of British Ceel-
unibia depeiids on you and yem alone
and you must lenne in and do what is
right"    (Cheers.)
MR. BOWSER WILL VISIT
SOUTH VANCOUVER
Leading Gentlemen of Conservative
Party in B. C. Will Hold Forth at
Carleton Hall on Monday Night,
Under auspices of Ward One Conservative Association
Monday, October 13, is the day.
Collingwood. on that dale, will be
for several hours the centre of British   Columbia.
It's the Tories who are active. They
have the Hon. W. J. Bowser. Mr. 11.
11. Stevens, M.P.. A. II. B. McGowan,
M.1\I\, C. E. Tisdale, M.P.P., H.
Watson, M.P.P.. Dr. McGuire, M.P.P.,
I-'. L. Carter-Cotton, M.P.P., J. C.
McArthur, J.P., J. D. Taylor. M.P..
R. C. Hodgson, Esq.. Rev. J. C. Mail-
ill, and a whole lot of local talent to
deliver   the  orations  eif  the  day.
I'he whole affair is under the auspices of the Ward One Conservative
Association. There will he a monster parade, headed by the Citizens'
Band, which will start from Joyce-
Re,ad' Station at 7.30 in the evening.
It  will  bead  for  Carlton  Hall.
Seats will specially set aside for
the ladies and everyone is invited to
attend regardless of political color
and the speakers will deal with all
current topics.
The first victim to auto traffic on
the newly opened Kingsway was a
dog owned by Mr. John Oliver, of
I McKinnon road. South Vancouver.
The dog was run over and so badly
injured on Saturday that Police Constable Vigor afterwards had to shoot
it to put it out of misery.
Fairmont Theatre
18th and Main Street
"The Hejuse of Features"
COMFORT   AND   HIGH-CLASS   PHOTO   PLAYS
CHANGE OF PROGRAMME, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
FRIDAY AND  SATURDAY,  OCTOBER  10 and 11
A  massive  two-reel  production.    Wholesome  t.-irills,  wonderful
action.    A  succession of tense climaxes, alsee a  Western  Drama.  A
Comedy Drama. A Good Comedy and Gaumont Graphic.
A MAMMOTH SHOW Admission  10c; Children 5c
MUNICIPAL OWNERSHIP
NOTABLE  SUCCESS
City of Regina Operates Street Car
and Electric Lighting System on
Profitable Basis���Increase in Track
and Cars.
Miss Maude Leone, at the Empress Theatre
Stanton and the balance of the- cast
will he all that could be desired. "The
Music Master" will be sumptuously
staged, new and elaborate settings
having been built and painted expressly feir this production, and nothing
that experience- can suggest or money
call buy will be -pared in tlu presentation, This will be undoubtedlj iin
stock Sensation eef the season and
seats will undoubtedly be at a premium, see yll are carnc-th advised
to make your seat reservations at the
earliest  possible  elate.      Remember
"The Music  Master" week, commenc
ing Monday evening. October I.V
Orpheum Theatre
At a time when the memory of the
recent reunion of Confederate and
Union soldiers at Gettysburg is still
fresh in lhe minds 'if the people,
there will appear at thc Orpheum lis
the headline attraction a sketch in
which the characters of the beloved
and martyrd Presidenl Abraham Liii
coin, is the predominant figure, call
ed "Natures Nobleman," am! presented by the Walter X. Lawrence Players. The scene is laid in a little old
bookstore in Washington, where
President Lincoln frequently wenl t"
chat with the owner, Klihu Bradford
A competent cast will be seen in the
playlet.
A big feature for the kielilii s has
been provided in the appearance 'ef
Derkins' Deeg ami Monkey show,
called "Dogville "ii a busy Hay."
where the canines anil monkeys will
go through their tricks with almosl
human intelligence. The monkeys in
particular are said to be the best
comedians of their species that have
been  sent  over  the  circuit.
Smith. Voelk and Cronin. are a
triumvirate of singers and piano
players. All three possess unusually
good voices.
John Gardner and Jcaueltc Lpwrie,
one of the most beautiful women eui
the American stage, will offer "When
Greek meets Greek."
stairways, in basements ami attics,
hot ashes in wooden boxes ami barrel-, ami careless handling of kcre>-
sem coal iil --i gasoline. These are
defects thai may be easly remedied
by a liltle- co-operation between the
householder an,I iln- inspector, The
business ���>< extinguishing ami investigating im- yue-- the firemen an op
portunity t" acquaint himself with
their causes, ami by reason eef the
knowledge thus gained he i- in a
position t" give practical advice on
iln- remedying ol -aim-.
A house i-e house inspection is being made, bul must be necessarilj
slow, a- the department is handicapped by lack e.f nnn to carry e.n ilu
work. The success "i this inspection
means a substantial reduction in the
number of iiie---. with ilu- consi e|u, nt
financial loss, and i" ssibly I"-- of
life, ami we- therefore ask tin- support "I lln- public anel all public bodies
iii  ihis  campaign.��� Respectfully   submitted,
.1 \S    V  LESTER,
Chief,   Fire   Departmenl
Miss   Stewart    anil    MisS      l.eu ilia.
daughters of Mr .mil Mis Willam
Stewart, Twenty-second avenue, pro
���nincnt young ladies iu the community, have entered the- Vancouver General Hospital, and will take the usual
nurses'   training.     The   yening   ladies
have been among the must energetic
workers in ilu- Westminster Presbyterian Church, ami recently the yi ung
people nf the congregation to the
number of sixty, gathered at the borne
-ef Rev. ami Mrs. (',. II Ireland, where
i rousing send-off was given the Iwo
sisu-rs.
The street railway system was first
put in operation at the time the
Dominion Fair was held in Regina.
July, 1911. Al the time there were but
seven or eight miles e.f track. By the
end of lhat year W/t miles of track
had been constructed. During last year
but very little track was laid, only
about fifteen miles all told being in
operation at the end of the year. During the present year about fourteen
miles of lines will he laid, making almost thirty miles of track ill service
by the end of the year. The rolling
stock, too, has been increased considerably during the past year, over 30
cars now being in operation in addition to flat cars required in construction work.
Another way in which the industrial
interests of Regina are likely to benefit as a result of the street railway
system being owned by the city is by
shunting and inter-switching of cars
of freight by street cars. The city has
not definitely decided to shunt all cars
.if freight within the city, but there is
every likelihood that such action will
be laken within the near future. Considerable discussion has already re-
siiltc'l with regard to the matter.
The street railway, though but a
big baby utility, as it were, is already
paying a good dividend, and it is expected during the present year the surplus of receipts over expenditures, including debenture payments and interests, will am,mill to about $30,000.
As was t" be expected, the cars were
operated at a hess for about a year
The loss in 1911 was considerable. For
about five months in 1912 the city
continued to lose money on the operation of the cars, but at the end of
"lie year's operation the city was able
in announce that the cars were morel
than paying their way. The deficit
|was gradually wiped out. and at thej
present time then- is a considerable
margin  e,i earnings over expenditure.!
Tin- street  railway is the- baby util- i
ity of lhe three utilities owned by thej
cily   of   Regina.   The   city   is   truly   a
upporter    of    municipal    ownership.
'Wiling   street   railway,   electric   light i
and power plant, and the waterworks.
It i- expected that during the present
year  iln-   revenue  above  all   charges
From   the   three   utilities  will   amount
in about one-fifth of the entire amount |
of  money   required   to   carry   on   thej
general  business  of  the  city.
Electric Light Plant Profitable
The power plant is by fir the larg-
esl revenue producer of the three. |
During last year the actual surplus e.f
revenue over all charges from this'
source was about $70,000. During the
year a substantial reduction was made
ihe charges for lighl ami power,
Inn -lill the earnings were very large.
I- ' large- consumers eef power a special  rate   eef  .1   i-  now  available.
\t the time the cily of Regina pur-
a-cel the electric light plant from a'
private concern the charge made fori
wer was 25 cents per k.w.���an almost   prohibitive  price.   Now   the  rate-
Hues from 1 ���'j t" 7 cents, with special rate-, as stated above, feer large
consumers. When the power plant
came under the control of ihe city.
the capacity was but 65 k.w., whereas
ai iln- presenl time the maximum
ti id i- 2,200 k.w. With ihe increased
equipment ilu- present power house
- now inadequate, ami 'lu- city has
undertaken tin- construction of a new
P iwer house at tin- est of $425,000.1
The excavation for thc new structure has already been completed.
Provision is maele feir future extensions. In the new power house it is
proposed t" install suitable coal earlier-  ami  bunkers,  ami   .'ther   devices
which will further reduce the cosl of
production. The extent to which the
citizens patronize the power plant
may In sL.(n when il is statcel that
almost 5,000 services are connected up.
See numerous were the applications for
power anil lighl service that the city
early in the year provided $250,000 tei
provide  for extensions,
Prom the lime lhe peevver plant
came under the control of the city it
has heen a paying proposition. The
surpluses e>f revenue over expenditures  yearly  have been  as  follows ;
Montreal
Furniture Store
New and Second-Hand
Furniture Bought and Sold
HIGHEST PRICES GIVEN FOR
GOOD   FURNITURE.   STOVES
AND RANGES
GIVE  US A TRIAL
CAR TERMINUS and at
COMMERCIAL STREET
(Near  Picture Theatre)
CEDAR COTTAGE
FINE SHOE
REPAIRING
RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP
DURABLE LEATHER
MODERATE  PRICES
Bring your repairs���Never mind
who made them or where you
bought them to
FRASER
The   Up-to-date   Shoe   Repairer
285 Joyce St. Collingwood E.
Mr. Gerald (V McGeer, presidenl of
the Vancouver Law Students' Society.
prominent member of the Collingwood
parliament, is organizing a mock
parliament, members "f which will bc
Vancouver   law   students.
Special Rates to Municipal Hall
and other South Vancouver
points
LITTLE MOUNTAIN HALL
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for public meetings,  dances,  etc..  to   Let
Apply  W.  J.  STOLLIDAY
34 32nd Avenue
19117
1008
191N
I'e-IU
1911
1912
$20.83375
16.026.40
27.844.0.1
38.436.69
56,298 34
71.200,00
SHOEING FORGE. ��� Splendid opportunity occurs to acquire above,
which includes wagon, building, general blacksmithing and repairs.
Business is situate in prosperous
suburb of Smith Vancouver and is
established 3 years. Plant complete in every detail. Particulars
on application to 11e>x 20 "Chinook."
After making a reduction of 20 per
cent, in the existing rates for light
ami power at the commencement of
the year. E. W. Bull, the superintendent of light and power, estimated
that there would bc a surplus of revenue over all charges for the year
1913 of over $70,000.
A Hobby, But a Very Wise One
The waterworks also showed a sub-
staniial surplus of revenue over all
charges during last year, the net revenue from this source being approximately $25,000, It is expected that
the revenue over expenditures for the
present year will be about $30,000. EIGHT
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY,   oc'I'oiiKK   11,   191
HARRY KAY
PAINTER   AND   DECORATOR
Thone: Fair. 326       4513 Main St.
Why Go With
the Bunch
Down  town to play  Billiards and
Pool, win n we have a more up-to-
date and sanitary billiard and poolroom in South Vancouver ?
Latest and must improved tables at
W. J. STOLLIDAY
4209  Main  Street
Near 26th Avenue
-I
Bicycles Repaired
We repair all makes of bicycles,
and slock a full line of parts and
accessories.
See our special $ir English
bicycle  with  all  u^ssories.
Bicycles  for rent.
The "Samson" Cycle
COMPANY
Comer   Union   and   Dunlevy   Sts.
Vancouver,  B.  C.
C. M. WHELPTON
BUILDING CONTRACTOR
ESTIMATES GIVEN
Phone : Fraaer 34 - 4611, Ave. and Fraier
Geo. Jones
HORSE   SHOER
Lame and Interfering horses will
receive special care and attention.
All kinds of hand-made shoes, running shoes, running plates, toe
plates,   etc.
All horses entrusted to me will receive  every  care  and  attention.
GOOD   WORK   GUARANTEED
571 Beatty Street
BEER!
BEER!
YOU can get any amount from the
International Importing  Company
303 PENDER WEST
Bottlers of Cascade, B.  C. Exp ort   and   Bohemian
FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR DOOR IN SOUTH VANCOUVER
EVERY THURSDAY
PHONE SEYMOUR 1951
THE
TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
IS USED 240,000 TIMES DAILY
It is never thrown away, and there are no waste copies.
The advertiser in the TELEPHONE DIRECTORY is
guaranteed   a   definite   circulation.
30,000 Telephones, averaging 8 calls each per day; means
240,000 calls, a million and a half weekly.
Your advertisement is seen when the Telephone, lhe
means  of  making a  purchase, is right at hand.
Now is the time to decide on position for the January
issue.
If you have never used the TELEPHONE DIRECTORY as an advertising medium, phone the Advertising
Department, Seymour 6070, and a representative wiil
talk over ihe matter with you.
British Columbia Telephone
COMPANY, LIMITED
Sunday School League Champions
Are the Juniors of the H. A. A.
Sunday School Work is Extended in
Diamond   to   the   Betterment
South Vancouver has tin distinction!
.if possessing a champion team this
seas in, when the II. A. V ,of the
Mountainview Methodist Church
triumphed uver all their opponents
and topped tin li-i of the various|
Sunday School teams of tin- Vancouver League. The Hustlers have a
clean -hect to look back upon, having
in.i a single defeat registered agains,
them 'luring ihe entire season, Thej
have a well bananced team and iheir
I batteries are exceptionally strung for
a junior aggregation. The boys an
proud nf their in.phy and justly so
because it is a line silver cup. gold
j lined anil engraved. The team are a
! line husky hit. and seine day, in high-
' er ranks, they will show lhe public
lhat Smith Vancuuver can play baseball.
Tin-  Hustlers' Athletic  Assoclatioi
lis   an   athletic   organization   cienlinei
South   Vancouver   to   thc   Baseball
and Enjoyment cf Young Men
chili basket ball league for all tin j
members ;e- well as Having a picked
team tn represent the organization.
It has leen intimated hy one "I the
club'- friends thai a pennant will be
presented to the winning team. No
little interest is being shown in this
and a e,f t\ winter'.- sport is anticipated.
'Ihi- is a !-.��� -..I place iff young men
t;i   spend   their   evenings   and   at   the
same lime have l"t- ol fun.   All llmse-l
interested   .ire  cordially    invited    t��� > |
:ome  next  Sunday  t-'   the   Hustlers'|
title class, where announcements fi
tin- meetings will he made.
The members of lhe team are as
follows:
R. Cameron, I). Basiren, L. Grant
(mascot), Glen Crocker, George
Smith,  IC.  Granl, C. Cruwilcr, S.  Mil-
Jirr.my Britt in action
to members oi the Hustlers' Bible
Class, the Epworth League nr members of the Sunday School,   all   of
which musl he in good standing. The
object of the association is promote
good clean sport for the young men
in this part of the municipality, having
in view the moral, mental and physical development of its members. The
club was formed two years ago and
has fostered various sports during
ihat period, It is perhaps one of the
most prominent clul s in the municipality. The senior football team of
the past seasons is well known in
South Vancouver soccer circles. In
1911 they played in the Association
league and las! season they were
close competitors of Collingwood,
who won the cup. This year promises
lo lie a big one in lln- club's histe.ry.
A  scheme is  on  foot  to organize a
Icr, C. Johnson, Roy Gillilan.l. II.
Grant (manager), and 11. March
(captain I.
Beaver Transfer Co.
LIMITED
112 WATER STREET
Furniture. Piano Moving and
all sorts or teaming done.
Calls from any part of Vancouver or South Vancouver
will receive our closest attention.
All orders promptly attended
to.
BITULITHIC
PAVEMENT
Has tlu- following attributes:
Durability; sure footing fen- horses; resiliency; noiselessness; easy drainage; dustlessness; economy,
Bitulithic approaches more closely than any other the
ideal of a perfect pavement.
Its notable durability makes it more economical than any
other paving.
The thoroughfares paved with bitulithic are an impressive
object lesson in fine paving.
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
to Stanley Park; Tenth Avenue, Laurel to Granville Streel;
Twelfth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, and Venables Street, in
Vancouver City.
Columbia Bitulithic Limited
Phone :   Seymour 7130
417 Dominion Trust Bldg. Vancouver, B. C.
"Snow is Coming"~Buy Your
STOVE WOOD
At summer prices, 3 Loads for $9
WE SELL VANCOUVER ISLAND COAL
COAST LUMBER & FUEL
COMPANY   LIMITED
4905 Ontario Street Cor. Bodwell (34th Avenue)
Phone :   Fraser 41
Official Photograph of Athletics, Who Defeated Giants Tuesday In First Game for World's Baseball Championship
Back Row���Plank, Pitcher; Davis, Utility; Houck, Pitcher; Baker, Third Base; Thomas, Catcher; Brown, Pitcher; Bender, Pitcher; Wyckoff. Pitcher; Pennock, Pitcher.
Middle  Row���Strunk, Outfielder;  Lapp, Catcher; Daley, Utility Outfielder; Schang. Regular Catcher; Bush, Pitcher; Mack, Manager; D. Murphy, Outfielder; Shawkey, Pitcher; Orr, Utility Outfielder:  Oldring. Outfielder.
Bottom  Row���Walsh,  Outfielder;  Lavan; Barry, Short Stop; E. Murphy,  Outfielder; Collins, Second Base; Mclnnes, First Base. TEN
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY,   OCTOBER   11,   191J
Back to Incorporation Again; " South
Vancouver Must Control Own
Destinies," is Slogan of Council
(Continued from  Page 1)
had an incorporation bill framed
which was satisfactory to the powers
This bill may still bc enforced.
It is this bill that Councillor Campbell and his associates will seek to
have made law this year.
In 1910, when it was sought to in-
corpeerale South Vancouver as a city,
interest was very keen in a contest
whieh was lost by the incorporationists. and during that contest a great
d;al of literature was circulated setting forth arguments in favor of incorporation along the following lines:
Why You Should Vote to Incorporate
South Vancouver as a City
Because���
We wish to control our own destiny.
We wish to develop our own business naterfront on the  Fraser River.
As a city we shall get a city postal
delivery.
We wish South Vancouver motley
to  be  spent  in  South  Vancouver.
We want South Vancouver to be
governed  by   South  Vancouver  men.
Because lhe taxation in the city is
22}^ mills on a high valuation, and
in South Vancouver it is but 10 mills
on a veiy low valuation.
Because the present municipal law
is too cumbersome for  progress
Because all the benefits which will
accrue to South Vancouver by incorporation will not mean increased
taxation.
Following is the full text of the
bill at that time placed before the
legislature  at    Victoria     and    under
which it is now proposed to erect the
municipality  into  a  city :
CHAPTER 78
An   Act  to  Incorporate  the   City  of
South Vancouver
(10th   March,   1910)
Whereat a petition has been presented by llie Corporation of South
1 Vancouver, and William Alfred
Pound, James Banks Todrick, William Jeelm Dickinson, John Byron
Mac Donald, John Third, and George
Barber, who are property-owners and
residents, and also members of the
Municipal Council of the.said Corporation, praying that said residents
anil other inhabitants of the tract of
land embraced and included in the
Corporation of the District of South
Vancouver, hereinafter particularly described, be incorporated as a city mun-
kipality under lhe name of the "City
cf South Vancouver," and it is expedient to grant the prayer of the
petition :
Therefore, His Majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Assembly of the Province
of British Columbia, enacts as follows :
1. This Act may be cited as "South
Vancouver  City   Incorporation   Act."
2. Prom and after the coining into
fierce of this Act, the inhabitants of
the tract of land as described in sec-
lion 3 hereof, and their successors,
shall be and are hereby declared to
be a body politic and corporate, in
fact and in law, bv the name of the
"City of South  Vancouver."
3. The cily shall be bounded as
follows :
Commencing at the south-east corner of Dittrict Leit 331, Group I. Xew
Westminster District, at the north
bank of tbe North Arm of the l-'rascr
Kiver; thence north along the eastern boundaries of Lots 331, 335, 339,
49, and 36, Group 1, New Westminster District, to the louth-east corner of Hastings Townsite; thence
west along the southern boundary of
Hastings Townsite to the louth-wetl
corner of the said Hastings Townsite;
thence northerly along the western
boundary of said Hastings Townsite
to ils intersection of the easterly
boundary of District Lot 195, Group
1, New Westminster District; thence
northerly and easterly along the said
easterly boundary eef said Lot 195 to
the nort-east corner thereof; thence
westerly and northerly along the
northerly boundary of said Lot 195
to its intersection with the eastern
boundary of the Townsite of the City
of Vancouver; thence south along the
said eastern boundary of the City of
Vancouver to the south-east comer
of said City of Vancouver to the
north-east corner of District Lot 301,
Group 1, New Westminster District;
thence south along the eastern boundary of said District Lot 301 to the
south-east corner thereof; thence
west along the southern boundary of
said District Lot 301 to the southwest corner thereof; thence north
along the western boundary of said
District Lot 301 to its intersection
with the southern boundary of the
City of Vancouver aforesaid; thence
west along the said southern boundary of the City of Vancouver to its
intersection with the centre line of
Bridge Street, in said City of Vancouver, produced southerly; thence
southerly on a line parallel with Ontario Street, in the Corporation of the
District ol" South Vancouver, to the
peerth boundary line of District Lot
323;  thence  westerly  along  the  said
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CLUB
South
Vancouver
Permanent Headquarters have been opened
on Main Street, between Twenty-seventh
and Twenty-eight Avenues    :    :    :    :    :
Join Today
"Now is the time for all good men and true
to come to the aid of the party"    :     :     :
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ne.rth boundary to the north-east
comer of Lot 323d; thence south
along the east be.undary of said Lot
323d ie. the north boundary of District Le.t 311; thence west along said
nierth boundary of Lot 311 to thc
north-weft corner thereof; thence
south along tbe west boundary of said
l.eit 311 le, the north bank of the
North Arm eef the Fraser River;
thence easterly along said north bank
of the North Arm of the I'rascr River
tee   ilu-   place   of   commencement.
4. The    Lieutenant-Governor      in
Council may cxtciiil the boundaries
eef the city by including therein the
land e,r territory lying adjacent therein and south thereof to a line running
two hundred feet south of and parallel to the low-water mark of the
North Arm eef the I-'raser River on
the north shore thereof, and reduce
ihe limits of the Corporation of the
Township of Richmond accordingly,
upon payment before the expiration
of in months from the coming into
force of this section by the city to the
Corporation >ef the Township of Richmond of the sum of seven thousand
dollars ($7,(KH)) on account of the
construction and maintenance heretofore of the bridge known as North
Arm Bridge, between Lulu Island and
South Vancouver, and upon the city
entering into any agreement with the
Ce.rporation of tlie Township of Richmond to at all times thereafter bear
a portion of the cost of maintenance
and repair of such bridge equal to
that borne by the Corporation of the
Township of Richmond to at all times
thereafter bear a portion of the cost
of maintenance and repair of such
bridge equal to that borne by the
Corporation of the Township of Richmond.
Sections 247 and 248 of the "Municipal Clauses Act," and such amendment! as may from time to time hereafter be made thereto, shall from the
time of such extension be applicable
to the said bridge, except when the
provisions thereof are repugnant to
the  provisions of this section.
The limits so extended and reduced
shall be defined in letters patent,
which shall be published as provided
by section 11. sub-section (d), and
section 12, subsection (f), of the
���'Municipalities   Incorporation   Act."
5. The Council of the city may at
any time, by bylaw, alter its boundaries by including therein that portion of District Lot 301, Vancouver
District, lying outside the present
boundaries of the City of Vancouver,
in addition to the lands mentioned in
said section 3, upon such terms and
conditions as may bc set forth in the
bylaw.
6. Before the bylaw mentioned in
the last preceding section shall be
finally passed, the Council of the city
shall 'submit the same to ii vote of
'he residents of the said portion of
the said District Lot 301, who shall
have resided therein for a period of
.it least three months immediately
preceding the taking of such vote,
���mil who shall bc property-owners of
the value of one hundred dollars each.
according to the last revised assessment roll for said portion of said District  Lot 301.
7. The taking of such vote shall be
in a similar manner as to giving notice thereof, and taking the vote as
provided for the submission of money
bylaws under section 75 of the "Municipal Clauses Act," excepting, however, that the vote shall be taken by
the Council of the city at such place
er places, whether within the said
District Lot 30), or the city, or both,
as said Council may by resolution determine.
.S. Upon receipt of the returns of
the vote cast, the Clerk of the city
shall add up the votes, and if it appears from such returns that the
votes cast for such bylaws arc a majority of the votes polled, the said
Clerk shall forthwith declare such a
bylaw carried, otherwise he shall declare it lost.
9. In the event of such bylaw be-
i-ig carried, the said Council of the
city shall finally pass such bylaw, and
thereupon it shall conic into effect on
the day named in the bylaw
10. At all times before the coming
into force of the whole of this Act,
the words "Corporation of the District of South Vancouver" shall be
lubatituted for the word "city," where
the same occurs in sections 4, 5, 6,
7. 8, and 9 hereof.
11. The nomination for the first
Council, to consist of a Mayor and
six aldermen, shall he held on the
third Monday after the coming into
force of this Act from twelve o'clock
noon to twee o'clock p.m.. and the
election, in case a poll should be demanded, shall be held on the Satur-
elay  following after  such-nomination.
The Returning Officer shall be the
Clerk of the Municipal Council for
tin- time being of the Corporation of
ihe District of South  Vancouver at
the date of the coming into force of
this Act.
12. After the first election, the nomination for Mayor and Aldermen shall
be held on the second Monday in
January in each year from twelve
o'clock noon to iwo o'clock p.m., and
the peelling i if any | shall be held on
lhe Thursday fe,lb,wing from nine
a.m. io seven p.m.
13. The poll In be taken by the
Returning Officer at the first election
after lhe coming into force eif this
Act shall be open from nine o'clock
iu the forenoon to seven o'clock iu
the afternoon on the day named, and
the Returning Officer shall be auth-
e-'e-ed to appoint Deputy Returning
I 'fficcrs. poll clerks, constables, and
Mich officers as he shall deem necessary for taking such poll, and for
maintaining order at the polling stations.
14. The nomination and poll (if
any) shall be held at such place or
places as may be designated by resolution of the Council of the Corporation of the District of South Vancouver at a meeting to be held within
one month prior to the coming into
force of this Act.
15. Seven days' notice of the time
and place of nomination and of the
place or places of holding of the first
poll (if any) shall be given by the
said Returning Officer in a newspaper
published or circulated in the said
city, and by potting such notice for
lil-e period upeen the entrance door of
the Municipal Hall used by the said
Council of the Corporation of the District of Soulh Vancouver at the time
of this Act coming into  force.
16. The last revised municipal - voters' list of the Corporation of the
District of South Vancouver or of
the city, as the case may bc, shall be
the list of qualified voters at the said
first election.
The Returning Officer shall provide
a ballot box or boxes for the necessary ballots for use at thc first election, and he shall, as far as possible,
conduct said election in all respects
in conformity with the provisions of
the "Municipal  Elections Act."
17. The first meeting of the Cotm-
Til so elected shall be held at said
Municipal Hall on thc first Monday
after such election at two o'clock in
the  afternoon.
18. The Reeve and Council of the
Corporation of the District of South
Vancouver shall hold office, with all
the powers and privileges vested in
them immediately prior to the coming into force of this Act, until the
lirst Council of the said city shall
have been elected as in this Act provided.
19. All the provisions of the "Municipal Clauses Act," llle "Municipal
Elections Act." and the "Municipalities Incorporation Act," and amending Acts, with such amendments as
may from time to time hereafter be
made thereto, so far as the same arc
applicable to city municipalities, shall
apply to the said city, and shall be
deemed lo form part of this Act except when the provision of said Acts
are repugnant to the provisions of
this Act: Provided, however, that
sections 16, 18. and 19 of "Municipal
Elections Act" shall remain in full
force and effect and be applicable to
the city until after the said first election,
20. The bylaws of thc Corporation
of the District of South Vancouver
lawfully enacted shall be the bylaws
of the said city, subject to repeal,
amendment, or other change lawfully
made.
21. All the property of every nature and kind whatsoever and all
rights, powers, benefits, and privileges belong or appertaining to the
Corporation of the District of South
Vancouver shall be long to, and the
same shall be and are hereby vested
n, the said city, and the said city
lhall be liable for and subject to and
shall pay, discharge, carry out, and
lerform all the debts, liabilities, obligations, contracts, and duties of the
Corporation of the District of South
Vancouver, and any person having
any claim, demand, right, cause of
action, or complaint against the Corporation of the Disirict of South
Vancouver, or to whom the Corporation nf the District e.f South Vancouver is tinder any liability, obligation,
contract, or duty, shall have the same
rights and powers with respect therc-
tei, and to the collection and enforcement thereof, from and against the
said city as such person now has
against the Corporation of the District eif South Vancouver.
22. All taxes uncollected at the date
eef '.he coming into effect of this Vein the Corporation of the District of
South Vancouver shall be payable te
the City of South Vancouver, wh -���
rights and remedies as to the collection and recovery thereof, whether
ley sale of lands or otherwise-, shall be
the fame in all respects as lhe right-
am1 remedies therefor of the Cori.e ��� ;e
lion of the District of South Vancou
ver would have been had this Act nol
teen passed,
25. Said sectieeiis 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. 9. and
111 shall come into force upon this
Act being assented to, otherwise this
Act shall come into force upon lh,
Council of the Corporation eef tin !>:-
tricl of South Vancouver declaring
by bylaw the date when lhe ^alne
shall come intei effect; bul befon
such bylaw shall be finally passed, the
Council shall submit the same to a
vole of the electors entitled tee ve.t.
for Reeve in the same manner as to
giving notice thereof, and taking the
\ute  as  provided   feir   the   submission
of money bylaws in section 75 of the
"Municipal Clauses Act"; and upon
the receipt of the returns of the votes
cast, the Clerk of the said Corporate of the District e,f South Vancouvei shall add up ilu- votes, and if ii
appears from such returns that tin
voles cast for such bylaw be three-
fifths of the votes polled, lhe said
Clerk shall forthwith declare such bylaw carried; otherwise he shall de-
clare it lost. In the event of such bylaw being carried, the said Council
shall finally pass such bylaw, ami
thereupon this Act shall come hit-
force upon Ihe day named in such bvlaw.
MOUNTAINEERING CLUB
CLOSES SEASON
South Vancouver Mountain Climbers
Enjoy Two Days in the Hills on
Final Climb for the Year
It has not been widely advertised
that South Vancouver has a mountaineering club, but it's a fact just
lhe same, and during the pasl season
the members have enjoyed many outings climbing the great peaks that
look   down   upon   the   peninsula.
The members of the South Vancouver Mountaineering Club who te.uk
part in the last trip of the season
wcre Mr. and Mrs. Vinall, the Misses
Jeffers, liowman and Pakeman. and
Messrs Hamilton and Ilrown. Making an early start, the party made
camp late Saturday night at Mosquito Creek, ai the foot of Grouse
Mountain. A start was. made early
Suuday morning and nearly the whole
day was laken up in climbing tlu.
mountains nearby. A great number
of photos were taken and in making
the reiurn trip, the members although
somewhat fatigued, pronounced the
whole trip a. huge success.
New Masonic Lodge
The lirst Masonic lodge to be established in Seeuth Vancouver was inaugurated last week in rooms at the
corner of Thirtieth avenue and Main
sireet. The new lodge will be known
as the Maple Leaf lodge. Officers
were installed as follows : R. C.
Hodgson, W.M.; C. S. McMorran.
S.W.; Dr. Bride, J.W.; Kenneth Lame mil. 99 Thirty-ninth avenue east,
secretary; P, Basteado, treasurer; J.
Armstrong, S.D.; Brother Street, J.
D; J. W. Shirley, C.S.; T. Shirley.
J.S.; John Third, chaplain; Robert
Richardson, M.C; Brother Cornet. J.
0.; Hreither Burgess, tylcr. The officiating officers wcre Brother Mordeu.
D.D.; L Watts Doncy. D.D., G.M.:
James Stark, D.G.M.; W. C. Ditmars,
(',. S. W.i William Astley, G.I.W.
Several visitors from other lodges
were presenl to assist at the inauguration of the new lodge.
Mr. Charles Slater, the well-known
merchant at Twenty-fifth avenue and
Main street, Mr. Brownlow and son.
of Forty-first avenue, with a party of
eight South Vancouver business men.
have gone into thc Bute Inlet district,
armed with guns and knives, for lhe
purpose of bagging a few bears. TllC
hunters will be away aliniit two weeks.
 ���  ^  i	
Among those who attended the
eeiiting of tlu- Smith Vancouver Mountaineering Club up Grouse Mountain
on Saturday last was Mr. J. A. Spie-
bawl.
LANCASTER & FOX CO.
25th and Main St.
DRY GOODS AND CLOTHIERS
25th and Main St.
EXTEND THEIR ROUSING SALE UNTIL SATURDAY, OCT. 17
Hy reason of it having' proved such a great success anil will include a tremendous range of
PENMAN'S SAMPLE SWEATERS, in Men's, Women's and Children's, at less than wholesale cost. Having bought these at a large saving, this is an exceptional opportunity to get such
garments as the  PENMAN  quality at  such a saving.
For the next TWO Weeks we will TEAR OFF
THE BIGGEST SALE OF RAIN COATS and SUITS
LADIES' RAINCOATS
$5.00
this city has ever seen.
MEN'S SUITS  (and dandies)
$8.00
MEN'S RAINCOATS
$6.75
BOYS' SUITS still going at the first low prices quoted.    SHOES and RUBBERS we sell for
less than elsewhere. BUY HERE AND SAVE CAR FARE.
LANCASTER & FOX CO.

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